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THE AKGUS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 1895.
SPOT GASH DEPARTMENT STORE.
Young (2 McCombs
1725 Second Avenue.
SPECIAL CLEANING UP SALE.
One Week, Commencing Monday,
Dry GooJs Department.
One lot children's Hose at 5c,
former price 12Jc.
One lot ladies' Seamless Hose at
80. former price 15c.
One lot ladies1 Seamless Hose at
1.0c. former price 25c.
One lot lailies' best Seamless
Hose at 25 former price 38c.
One lot lailies' nibbed Vests at
9c, former price 15c.
One lot ladies' nibbed Vests at
12c, former price 20c.
One lot gents' Halbriggan at 35c,
former price 50c.
One lot gent's llalbriggan at 60c,
former price 75c.
One lot ladies' Black Silk Mitts
at 12c, former price 20c.
One lot ladies' Black Silk Mitt3
at 19c, former price 33?.
One lot ladies' Black Silk Mitts
at 60c, former price 75c.
One lot ladies' Summer Corsets
at 3'Jc, former price 75c.
One lot lied Spreads at 64c, for
nier price 75c.
One lot Hod Spreads at 85c, for-
mcr price 1.1S.
One lot Chenille Table Covers at
C9r, former price 08c.
One lot Chenille Table Covers at
75c, former price $1.25.
One lot Silk Umbrellas at f 1.25,
former price f 2.00.
The above goods will all bo sold
no restriction as regards quantity.
172s Second Avenue. -
HEATING AMD VENTILATING ENGINEERS.
112 and 114 West Seventeenth street.
TO CLOSE THE SEASON.
We don't intend to carry one over for next sea
son. We sell only the Jewel Gasoline Stove and the
"Shirk" Refrigerator. Everyone guaranteed perfect.
Call at once, and take advantage of these prices.
They won't last long at the figures they are marked.
Allen. Mvers & CommaiV
1821 Second Ave. Opposite the Harper House
We will place on sale this week a
large line of Japanese goods. It
will pay you to look through this
line, for you will iind something
that you arc sure to need.
30 dosen Decorated Oat Meal
Bowls at 5c each.
20 dozen Decorated Cream Pitch
ers at 7c each.
20 dozen Decorated Sugar Bowls
at 7c each.
35 dozen Decorated Tea Fots at
60 dozen Decorated After Dinner
Coffees at 7c each.
A lice assortment of Tea Pots in
beautiful decorations, stippled,
that retail everywhere for 5'J and
75c; our price for this sale. 29c.
Just received a complete line of
Japanese Napkins, in new designs,
will go on sale at 4c and 5c per
To make room for new goods,
we will close out the balance of
our odd Cups and Saucers. AH
arc line Decorated China, sold by
us at 50c and 75c; for this sale, 15c.
Do not miss this, as it will uot ap
Hammocks to close, 39c.
Croquet pets to close, 08c.
Child's High Chair to close, 3"c.
Buy's Wheelbarrow to close. 39c.
Boy's Bicycles to close, 1.35.
Children' (Jardcn Sets, 9c.
Ice Picks. 8e.
Lemon Squeezers, 10c.
Wooden Picnic Plates, Sc. per
Palm Leaf Fans, 10c per dozen.
- ROCK ISLAND
HENRY IS HOSTILE.
Terry Causes Trouble at a Col
ored Church Meeting.
ASSAULTS MIES EEGIHA HOBEISOff
Whose Friends Bcseut tlie Insult aad a
Kulf l Plunsed Into the aggressor and
Kocfcs r.y la Consequence A Hole la Abe
African blood mas stirred in Rock
Island last ni-ht, not because of sym
pathy or a movement to avenge the
onslaught on its subjects at Spring
Valley, but over a church contro
versy, in consequence of which Henry
Terry carries several knife marks on
bis body, Abe Itawson has a hole in
flicted by a rock in his forehead
bandaged u, and Miss Kcgina Mor
rison's parents tow legal prosecu
tion and indignation of colored peo
ple generally is against Henry Terry,
who it appears is responsible for the
encounter. The conflict occurred at
the colored Baptist church on Sixth
avenue between Ninth and Tenth
streets. Here last evening was held
a meeting of the Christian Endeavor
society, to which nearly all tue re
spectable young people belong, in
cluding Henrv Terry, whose ideas of
conducting the organization's affairs
do uot conf .rm to the majority. There
fore Henry concluded last evening
to give expression to his sentiments
and demand consideration. Some
matter came up and Henry presented
his views of how it should be acted
upon, lie was in the minority and
action conflicting with his conscience
was taken. He made a strenuous
objection, but was given to uuder-
stanu tuat lia was expecieu 10 aoiue
by the majority and conduct himseir
differently or other measures would
have to be resorted to. Henry's ire
became ruffled, particularly at Miss
lie i in a Morrison, secretary ot tn
Christian Kndeavor sociotv. He
controlled his feelings until after the
Assinlls the Secietarj-.
After adjournmentwhon the young
people were cmergiug from the edi
fice Miss Morrison approached Henry
and explained to him that if he was
not satislied with the society's actions
he could withdraw from membership,
This seemed to stir up the embers of
his passion, for he hauled oil and
lauded on the gentle secretary.
Trouble was imminent. Abe Dawson,
who in president of the society.
rushed to the lady's assistance and
pounced upon Henry and wiped the
surface with him. When Dawson got
satisfaction Jasper Morrison, the in
sulted lady's brother, camo up to
Tcrrv with blood in his eve and
jabbed the blade of a pocket-knife
a few times in between lleurv s ribs
The latter ran away and began throw
ing rocks, but fortunately no one was
hurt. The young folk, all excited.
thought probably when Henry was
gone the trouble had ended, but MUs
Morrison feared he would attack her.
Damon Vets One liftmen the Kjes.
Mr. Dawson volunteered to ac
company Miss Morrison and her sif
ter home and pro'ect them from any
harm. He started cp the street fol
lowed by the ladies. He proceeded
but a short distance when a sharp
missile, presumably directed at the
secretarv. caujrht him between the
eyes, inflicting a wound which luft
the bone bare. The rock came from
Terry, who then hastened homeward
Mr. Dawson went to a physician and
hscl three stitches put in the wound
and the young ladies went home un
How . be Tell j It.
"Just because things didn't go his
way," said Abe Dawson to an Auurs
represntativo this morning, "he
made trouble. See mv head? Well,
he put a hole into the bone there
with a rock, uat i gave him a good
beating which he will long remem
ber before that. Yon see, we were
having a meeting of the Christian
Endeavor. I am president and Miss
Morrison is secretary. Henry was
called down in the meeting for get
ting too obnoxious. After the meet
ing Miss Morrison told him be could
leave the society if he didn't like the
way things were run. Then he
took a punch at her. I couldn't see a
lady abused, so I jumped on him
and just wiped the floor with him.
Just then Jasper that's the girl's
brother comes up. 'Did you hit
my bister,' he asks Terry. 'No,' was
the reply. 'You're a d m liar',
says I. Then Jasper and Henry had
it, and Jasper drew his knife to pro
tect himself. I don't think he hurt
Terry. May bo ho jabbed into him a
little wavs a few times. Henry then
skipped, and commenced t sling
rocks. Nobody was hurt. Wheal
started home with the two Morrison
girl, who stood behind me, being
afraid that he was laying ly them.
all of sudden a stone ccmes whizzing
through the air and I got it right be
tween the eye3. Terry then made
Henry Terry and James Marshall,
who seemed to have become mixed
up in tho affray, were arrested last
night by Officers Kramer and Schaab,
who live in the neighborhood of the
church, and were noli Sod of the oc
currence. The two were brought up
to the station, but afterward re
leased by Deputy Long. Terry had
The end is cot yet. Mr. Dawson
said this morning that Miss Morri
son's father intended to prosecute
Terry, over whose assault on his
daughter he fells very indignant.
The Burlington route will sell
tickets for the Knights Templar ex
cursion to Boston and return at
$23.95, as low as any other line.
AGENT HOLMES RESIGNS.
Tbe 1-ong time Kinplnye or tht Milwau
kee Never Ills Cunneciitn with It.
E. D. W. Holmes, the lonjr-timo
and well-known local agent ot the C,
M. & St. F. railway, has tendered his
resignation to take effect at the com
pany s convenience. hue tbe same
was forwarded some davs ago, 110
official information has been received
as to his successor, although it is be
lieved L. II. Greer, agent at Terry,
Iowa, is the one chosen. Mr.
Holmes will take a trip and seek a
much needed rest before determining
ili linitely upon his future plans, but
it is gratifying to know that he pro
poses to remain in Uock Island.
I.0113 Ser,lee in Ibe Company.
Mr. Hjlrnos has been in the em
ploy of the Milwaukee road for 30
years, having been 17 years in the
company's office at Hacin before
coining to Uock Island us agent 13
years ago. He is one of the oldest
local agents in the three cities, and
by his energy anil pleasant manners
in looking alter tae company a inter
ests, has proven one of the best liked
and he will have tho best wishes of
many friends ia whatever occupation
he may hereafter engage.
riie Woodmen Procession and Picnic Cele
Tomorrow is Woodmen's gala day.
Early in the morning tbe demonstra
tion will begin with a grand proces
sion. Along the line of march all
are requested to decorate in honor of
the woodcraft annual log-rolling. At
the grounds. Crooks1 grove, there
will be addresses by able speakers,
followed by amusements to satisfy
The greasy pole will be there, and
to the boy tirst reaching the top will
be awarded a suit ot c'.olhos, donated
by Sjramers b LaVelle. Two other
prizes will be offered to those
reaching the top of the slip'
pery pole: Pair of patent leatlr
cr shoes, from M. & K-, and a hat
from Wiliinni Stewart.
The greasy pig, a nice chunky lit
tle animal," will become the prop
erty of the one capturing it.
There will be various other sports
The Line or March.
Assembling at Armory ball the
procession will leave at 9:30 goiag
north to Second avonuc, west on Sec
ond to Ninth street, south on Ninth
to Fourth avenue, east on Fourth to
Sixteenth street, north ou Sixteenth
to Second avenue, cast on Second to
Twentieth street, south on Twen
tieth to Third avenue, east on Third
to Twenty-fourth street, south on
Twenty-fourth to Fifth avenue,
thence cast to the grove.
8-uiie!tler Was Composed.
Notwithstanding the ordeal to
which Aid. George Schneider was
subjected in Monday evening's coun
cil meeting, at the hands of his
heartless brother aldermen as to th
manner in which street work has
been prosecuted tinder Mr. Schneid
er's direction as chairman of the
street and alley committee, the latter
was in an unusually composed frame
of mind yesterday. This was due
perhaps to two circumstances one
that the council did not go after the
actual condition of the overdrawn
fund, much as was said about the
matter in general pertaining to street
expenditures, and Hie other mav
have been that that brainy Third
ward representative. Aid. fcehroeder,
came to his Fifth ward colleague's
aid while the fire, was the hottest.
The mutual bond of goodfellow-
ship that exists between Schueidcr
and Schroeder m delightfully re
freshing. Kach had given his re
spective constituents promises of a
record of aldermanic service such as
WMild illuminate the pages of munic
ipal history and shed a lustre through
coming years, that would dazzle the
eyes of the ambitions in the city's
But the people are still waiting for
the promised revelations for which
they had been prepared in both in
stances. Circuit Court cnllins.
The matrimonial relations of Let-
iiiia ami iiuoert schwarz were un
folded by Judge Bigclow in the cir
cuit court Mocil.iy afternoon, when
he came to dispose of a few matters.
Tbe woman resides here, while the
defendant was in far off Kansas. She
charged desertion, and owing to the
advisability of her marrying a man
for whom she has been keeping
house for a year or so, the court
granted her prayer.
John A. Hall has begun proceed
ings against the Moliue Plow com
pany for $3,030 damages for injuries
sustained by falling from an elevator
while in the company's employ.
J. T. Kenworthy represents him.
James A. Urown claims that
Charles Calkins, of Molinc, made
libelous statements against him. To
redress the wrong it will take 1,000.
which S. W. Udell will assist him in
recovering through legal process.
The Jacksonville club in the West
ern association, representing Presi
dent Kent's own town, has flunked
and Bloomington has taken its place.
This makes two change in the
league this season. Tbe bandits are
not having as smooth a time this
season as they did last.
To Clean Iks System '
Effectually, yet gently, when costive
or bilious, or when the blood is im.
pare or sluggish, to permanently
cure habitual constipation, to awaken
the kidneys and liver to a healthier
activity, without irritating or wesk-
jening them, to dispel headaches,
colds or fevers nse Syrup of Figs.
Alley Patlnc; Hearing Set fur Ket Mon
In the county court this morning
City Attorney Haas made a deter
mined effort to have the alley paving
and the Twelfth street improvement
assessment rolls disposed of. judge
Adams set the hearing for the alley
matter for next Monday, at which
time all objections must bo pre
sented, and when it is anticipated
the final orders will be mado which
will insure the commencement of the
As to Twelfth Street.
When the Twelfth street improve
ment was eal'.ed up. Maj. II. C. Con.
nelly and C. L. Walker were present
to represent the objecting property
hnldurs, and the latter plead for a
citnlinuaucc until the return of Col.
Henry Curtis, who is away from the
city ttn a recuperating trip, and pre
sented a certificate froai Dr. C. C.
Carter to the'effect that Col. Curtis
bad gone away upon his adviee, and
that it was necessary owing . to the
condition of his health. On the sub
mission City Attorney Haas waived
proceedings until the return of Col.
Curtis, which will be the latter part
ot Angust, and Jndgc Adams set the
bearing for tbe first week in Septem
ber. If disposition is made then
the work may yet be completed this
fall, although as a matter ot fact, it
might be Eoing on now, as the for
mality of conlirmation of tho assess
ment roll need not deter the city in
the prosecution of the improvement.
farthering; tile Hospital Question.
The Uock Islaad, Moline, Milau
and supervisors' committees on tue
Western Insane hospital location
uuestion held a joint meeting in
Mayor Kuox's office last evening to
further devise plans ou this all im
portant matter, which in all proba
bility will be disposed of shortly, as
the governor intimates formal an
nouncement of the commissioners in
a dav or so. All committeemen were
in attendance. Mayor Knox was
called to tho chair and C. F. llemen
w.iy, of Molinc. was made secretary.
Suggestions were made as to the
course best to pursue, and resulted
in the appointment by the chair of
Maj. II. V. Connelly, of Uock Island;
F. 11. Caldwell, of Milan, and C. F.
Ilcnicnway, of Moline, tn receive
propositions from those having de
sirable sites on which to locate the
hospital; a committee, composed of
V. r. yuayle and w llliaui McEniry,
and Mavor Swens-on, of Moline, on
reception; and Mayor Knox, Philip
itabu, of Milan, and A. 11. inton, of
Moline, to solicit financial assistance.
The E. Kutledgc came down with
1( strings of logs.
The J Long and Bart E. Linchan
brought eight strings of logs each.
The stage of tho water at the Rock
Island bridge at noon was 1:00; the
Travel over the Hock Island bridge
yesterday amounted to: Foot, north,
712; south, GC5; total. 1.377,
Teams, north, 884; south, 873; total,
The Georgo Waters, Pilot and
Verne Swain came down, and the
Mountain Belle, Jo Long, Pilot, Pres-
cott. r Kulledge and Nernewain
ATTHK WATCH TOVtKlt.
Every Allernon and Krenlnc all this
Millc Carlini's troupe of educated
dogs and monkeys a great sensa
tional novelty. Iteinarkable cxhibi
lion of trained anima's, acrobatic
monkeys, skirt dancing dogs, per
forming puppies, etc. Take the
children out. Matinee every after
noon all week at 4 p. in.
Tho Burlington route will sell
tickets for the Knights Templar ex
cursion to Boston and return at
$23 95, as low as any other line.
Put a little of it out of sight
yourself, and see how good it
Opportunity threw a lot ot Ostrich
goods our way. We made a quick
purchase, and the former owner
has retired from business.
About 100 dozen, (one thousand
two hnndrod single Plumes) you
will wonder how we got them when
you learn our prices. A big lot
all black Plumes 13c a piece, 2 for
Another lot nice ones at 19c
each, you have never seen them
for less than half a dollar. Great
big elegant nice Plumes, black, and
twelve new latest colors at SSc or
two for 75c; you have paid as high
as a dollar a piece for these last.
All onr 18c and 25c ones having
been sold we now cut the 38c ones
down to 25c.
Those which were 47c and 57c,
this week down to 84c. Tho wool
sweaters were 1.25 and $1.5$, now
down to 97c. Those which wero
1.85 and $2, now 1.83. Buy this
Notice these prices, stop a minute to think what they mean.
Full 100-pica imported English plain white dinner sets, will not
craze, sale price 1.32 for full set. Have you ever heard such a price
bc.'ore? J 1
Fine thin blown tumblers, were cheap at 5c, sale price 2c each.
Thin line tumblers, with your initial 4e each, glass sauce dishes
1 each, glas fruit bowls with foot 19c each, 9-inch glass cake stands
18c each, plain white American China Combinets (or bale slop jars) 82c.
Mason fruit jars for two days, pints 3c, quarts 4c, half-gallon 6c. Our
Crockery Department is a busy place.
1720, 1722. 1724, 1726 and 1728 Second avc.
Clearance Sale of
Boys9 and Children's Suits.t
3 RflVC T nWP. OAMTC
tj Suits that sold at 5.50. $7.75, $7.50, 0.75, $fl.J60,
t ' 5.75 and 5.50 tor this sale S&4 98a I
All a1 "M 1 1 t W
rvu wie v-nuuren s uoubie-Breasted l wo-ficce suits.
LOT 2 Snits that sold at $3.50, 3.25. 3.00 and
2.75, also combination suits included, for this sale LV
J Junior and Reefer Suits Lot 3. ?
g Suits that sold at 2.00, 1.90, $1.75 an I $1.05. for jv
this sale $lkSOafr
2 Lot 4. f
S Suits that sold at 1.85, 1.75, $1.50, 1.25, $4.00 aad ?
1 3.75, for this sale fe O AO 9
All suits in this sale are of this season's make;
the best and the newest that money can procure.
Now is your chance to lay in a supply for the
boys. Never again will you buy them so cheap.
S 1804 Second Avenue.
THE PLACE TO BUY
Room Mouldings, Pictures, Picture
Frames and Window Shades is at the
Adams Wall Paper Company,
310, 312 and 314 Twentieth street.
OFFICE, HO: 8811
Shop on Vin street,
Plumbers, Steam, Gas Fitters.
House Heating and Sanitary Plumbing. ' Basement Bock 11 ard Nat. Bank
One week ot wholesale prices on
Bicycles for CASH. One week we
say, only six days, six at holt
sale. Bicycles at retail $55. the
wholesale price this week 137.50
for cash. Ladies1 wheels, retail
price G0, this week wholesale
Ladies1 wheels 75 at retail, this
week at 57. -
Ladies1 S5 wheels for G7.50.
men1 good 55 wheels this week
Men's 65 wheels for 17.51.
Meu's S5 wheels for C.".
Men's f 100 wheels for f5.
Don't come straggling along
next week and expect us tn dup
licate these prices. We are sim
ply offering them this work as a
liver to liven up the interest in our
One lot of rough and ready Sailor
Hats, black, brown, navy ami red.
We sell this week at 4c," 4c, 4c, 4c.
Some new tart styles in Hats
just received from Paris. Call in
and look them over. A few plumes
noted above will make a now fall
trimming at almost nothing.
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