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TI1E EOCK ISLAND AltGUSi WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 31. !.
GRAND OPENING KNOX CRUSHED BY A CAR. Switchman R. J Evans' Awful Fa tal Accident Ground to Strath on a Rail While la "rairmaife or Hi Duly the Kuok Inloni Yard t hie Homing;. n. J. Jivans. a well known and very popular swucnman in the lower C., R I. AND Nascimento Hats. 0-V: styles riow ready. Prices the Lowest. CALL AND SEE THEM. LLOYD & STEWART, 1804 2 1 Ave . Rock Island. i , PICTURES. A - " We are just in receipt of a few Remarque Proof Etchings. The edition it sma 1 which ma'so them rare and valuable ttho CONNISSEUE. Onrline of Mouldings fi Fall trade is now complete. Thev " ill bear inspection. KINGSBURY & SON, 1705 Second avenue. STATIONERY. 3 H a o u fii CD CAR LOADS OF- f" Cs 5 a IN STOCK. Wt are the Western agents for the stove nuiTinfaotn.es of Tapun, Rice & Co., and carry the largest stock of Mows west of Chicago. In baying of ns you virtually my of the manufacturers and at lower prices than any mitii ner can afford to make. It will pay you to see heforeyou buy anything in the shape of a stove. & P. yards, was crushed to death at the foot of Twenty-third street while iu the performance of his duty at 8:10 this morning. 8witch engine 75. with Eng. neer Geo.CoIebnrn and Fireman Wm. Grady in charge, were pushing a C, R. I. & P. flat car loaded with twenty tens of soft coal down the yards in order to put it on a train to be drawn up to the C, K. I. & P. round house. As the car reached Twenty-third Btreet, Switchman Evans attempted to mount the front end, springing upon the brake beam as custo mary, and catching hold of the brake rod. The rod, however, was in frail shape and as he grasped it, it broke near the place where the cog is fastened. Realizing his danger, Evans reached higher for the brake wheel and as he clutched at it, he fell upon the rail and the four wheels on the right side passed over the body, somewhat diagonally across the breast, crushing in the ribs and inner organs, fracturing the backbone and mangling the right arm ia a frightful manner. Death was instantaneous. Although Freight Agent 9. B. Stoddard who was coming down the yards, and Thomas Penders. J. E. Mitchell, John Collins and James Kelly, all switchmen in the yards, saw the terrible spectacle soon after it happened, there was only ons witness to the actual occurrence, and he was W est Herbert, a passenger train brake man on the C, B. & Q , who saw the horrible affair from the platform of a coach as he was coming in on his regular run. The whole tragedy was over in an instant. The poor man's fellow switchmen gathered about him and finding that he was dead, tenderly covered his mutilated body and his face with a coat belongingto one ofiheir num ber and notified the coroner. Evans was a great favorite with the yard boys and the news ot his terrible fute spread rapidly. being received everywhere with expres sions of horror and sorrow. Coroner Hawes and Surgeon Plummer were soon on the ground, and after miking exam ination of the body, ordered it sent to Undertaker Knox's rooms, and the sad news was sent bv means of the wives of two of the other switchmen to the wife of the unfortunate man Coroner Hawis summoned a jury com posed of C. E. Hodgson, foreman; E. B. McKown, P. J. Cary, Geo. Foster, Henry E. Krell and John Brenuan, and an in quest was held at 11 o c'ock. which de veloped the facts as above stated. The verdict was that deceased "came to his death by the breaking of the brake rod of car No. 170, R. I- & P., by trying to get on the car while in discharge of his du1 ties." The dead switchman was thirty-one years of age and resided on Third avenue between Twenty second and Twenty third streets, his family consisting of wife and little son. He had been en ployed in the Rock I.-land yards for eight years and was master of Rock Island Lodge Xo. 2, of the Switchmen's Mutual Aid Association. He had been off duty a week paying a visit to his parents Iowa, having returned jester- day morning, and during the day was about the yards in the best of spirits with hia yonne son.exhibiting the little fellow to his fellow switchmen as the joy of bis heart. He bad just resumed his du ties ibis morning when the accident oc curred, and manv of the switchmen who had se n him in the height of happiness yesterday did not see him again until his bruised and mangled remains were taken from the track. All who knew Evans speak a good word for him and allude to him as a man of industrious and steady habits and cheerful disposition. He was an officer of Mississippi tribe O. R. M., and a fraternal member of the Woodmen society. Rmrmtr the fact that Circuit Cirri Bowman wan oblt'j'd iodtucharge Geo ft'. Gamble in order to A'f the recordt ot hi ojKc complet-ly written vp w'ore waving it in December. There tcre then r-early two hundred itnrcortltd inntntmentM on Gambit' desk that had beta accumulating for three wars. It took Mr Bowman' 9 vn a little over n month to clar thing up and put the records in 4titip ami h has had no difficulty in keeping up wun nut icotk tnre PAT'S PILGRIMAGE. j It F.nroanters Many Obstacles and Will Mr rtr Reach Iia Goal Dmple- able Attempt ta Overthrow Oppos ing Popularity. Poor Pat I He encounters many ob stacles in hit upshill race, laden as he is with many burdens and finding that in stead of attaining the goal he has labored for so zealously to reach, he muBt his opponent ahead, and pull him down fail, he attempts to attach stigma to into the slough of despond with him. But Pat's fate is fixed, and while there may be many that will extend sympathy to him in his hour of political perplexity it will help him 'not he must fall. Painfully impressed with a realization of his condition he calls upon his friends to spare no effort to ruin his rival ere it is too late. Hence the republicans in their vile attempts to vilify Wm. McEniry and counteract the influence of bis already established popularity over 0'Mara, are continuing to spread false reports regard, ing his manner of conducting- the office of city attorney. They continue to harp upon the fact that the city paid for additional leeal talent in the Cuinely damage suit against the city, notwithstanding that it has been shown and proven conclusively that the mayor engaged the additional counsel in this case after it had been tried in the lower court and a verdict rendered for Mrs. Cuinely for $1,100, and the additional counsel was retained in accordance with ordinance stipulation that the city attor ney shall have additional fees for all cast s tried outside of the county. Mr. Mc Eniry did not attend to the case in que- tion himself, as he had been engaged pre vious to his election as city attorney lo prosecute Mrs. Cuinely's claim for dam' ages. He therefore engiged his prede cessor, Mr. M. E. Sweeney, to defend the city, recompensing him for bis services out of his own pocket. Had r. Mc Eniry been in a position where ue could honorably and in good faith nave de1 fended the city in this case the citv would have been obliged by ordinance to have paid Mr. McEniry instead of Mr. Kenworlhy, whom the mayor engaged to carry trie suit to the supreme court, ani hence it does not reflect in the least upon "MULTl'M IN PAEVO. WILMRD BAKER & CO., Opposite Harper House, Rock Island. Mr. McEniry that the additional fee for legal services was necessary in the case, The only instance where additional fees were paid by tne city during Mr. Mc- Eniry's incumbency of the city attorney's office was in the Weinburger case where Mr. Kenworlhy received f 150 U.r ser vices as associate counsel . Mr. McEniry s record therefore in regard to additional fees will stand com parison with that of his immediate prede cessor or any of the other attorneys who have held the office of city attorney and including Mr. Gest, the present candidate for congress. ft is further an interesting fact worthy of serious consideration that in the can didacy of Mr. McEniry the people of this county are not asked to vote for a man. who, as O'Mara did two years aso, at tempted to gain votes for a candidate for sheriff on the understanding that a dep uty would be appointed who would have sufficient influence with juries to make it an object for certain elements to vote for the man at that time a candidate for the office of sheriff. As to the matter of dealing with juries, the states attorney is in a position to wield vastly more influ ence than a sheriff or deputy and the masses of the voters of the county wili not trust a man of O'Mara's corrupt and reckless tendencies with an office of so much importance as that of state's attors ney. Compare Gambit's record for incompetency white lep"ry circuit , ana vatrtrs record jar huntina otr diacrcnancie in the accounts of r- county oMar and then i'tdae f or vourtelf which if the more competent and trustworthy to elevtUc to New Elm Street Qrocery DANQUARD & BROWNER Have just opened a Grocery on Moline Avenne, foot of Elm street, with a splendid line of choice Family Groceries and Provisions, They solicit a share of the trade and will make prices as low s me lowest, .telephone connections. GIVE THE NEW FIRM A TRIAL. NO. 1709 SECOND AVENUE. We carry the largest and best assorted stock of House FurnishingGoods in this vicinity, and at all times and make lowest prices. The Kockford Explain. The Argus a few days ago copied from the Moline IHajuttch, a statement that the insurance companies holding risks on Crampton's block at Orion, recently de stroyed bp fire, had not made a satisfies tory settlement with Mr. Cramptoo. The list of companies with which Mr. Cramp ton held policies included the Kockford, f which Mr. C. E. Hodgson is Bgent in this vicinity. Though Mr. Hodgson was not in any way interested in the loss in question, he was aggrieved at the unfav orable mention of the company be bad so long represented and labored for, and in order to satisfy himself, wrote Secretary Sheldon for particulars. Here is the reply he received: Chan. E. Hodtcron, Eq., Rock Island, III. Rockford, 111., Oct. 29, 1888 Dear Sir: I have been absent from home for several days and returning find your fa-. vor of the 24th inst., and note contents The loss at Orion was settled in this way It was found impossible by the several insurance companies to agree with Mr. Crampton SB to the amount of bis loss, hence there was only one way in which a settlement could be effected, to-wit: by going into an arbitration, the insurance companies selected one builder and Mr. Crampton selected another, and the amount of their award was paid by the companies. Ido not know how any fairer settlement could bave been made. Each party was represented by their own build er and these builders made a sworn affl davit as to the amount of the loss, and there was no deduction made by the in surance companies from the amount fixed by the builders. If any other, more equitable, way of adjusting disputes can oe ascertained 1 nave yet to learn of it ours truly, I has. K. Sheldon, Sec, Glassware, Tinware, Crockery, Wooden'ware, For assortment, quality and prices it always pays to trade at Brushes, Copper Wash Boilers, Nick IN"acks. Louis Kckhart. THE FAIR. Louis EckharU Oar SJew Direervry. Mr. Frank Orff, of the Frank Orff Directory Publishing company, of Omaha, Is in the city distributing his new directory of Rock Island, Moline, Milan and Stewartsville. He brought only a few of the directories with bim, but expects several hundred by freight in the morning,when he will begin the active distribution of them. The directory is the handsomest thing in ti line ever published here. It Is tastefully bound in Morocco leather and lettered gilt, while it is a model of typographical beauty and arrangement between the covers. It is a credit to the painstaking publisher and a fait hful book of reference for the community. oflct of circuit clerk. ALL HALLOWE EN. b Iutarestinj; Batch of General and Political Information from ihe ul.'p per End" and Klaewnere. Joslih, Oct. 80. Soft, unsound corn seems to be the complaint among farmers. Hogs are still dying and the prospect Is we shall be pretty thoroughly cleaned out. A. bet of 100 was made this morning at Joslin upon the general result of the election. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Uubbart made a very pleasant visit with Mr. and Mrs. F. E Crompton and family on Sunday last. mere is getting to be an ominous still ness in the political atmosphere. Some thing is going to happen. What is it? Dr. Truesdale came to Joslin on 1 nurs- day morning last to visit Mr. Peter Kold. Dr. Fleming should have been tnere like wise, but he telephoned he could not come. Mr. Hiram Walker, one of our first set tlers, who is eighty-two years of age, bad the misfortune to fall upon his shoulder and put it out of joint. Dr. Morgan ad justed the dislocation. Said a tr.end of ours tne otner aay: Farmers are getting their hevea hopen and are becoming better heddycated on this tariff question than they used to be." Borne Wasnington dude wno crosses nis hair in the middle has figured it up to a peck, bow much merchantable corn will be put in the cribs this year 3,UUU,UW,- 000 bushels. It is frequently somewhat amusing to Bee two neighbors meet, and after inquir ing after each other's health, it does not seem to be ten seconds before one or the other is laying something off very ear nestly and the colloquy generally comes to a climax by one or the other calling somebody "nothing but an old crank. Detectives have been placed upon the scent and it has been definitely ascer tained that no scheme that unscrupulous leadership can devise will be left untried to stampede our vote or fraudulently count it for other candidates as was done in Michigan. Roorbacks are to be cir culated at the last moment. Efforts of the moat dastardly and cowardly charao ter are abroad devised by the republicans lo reduce the prohibition vote and to cir cutate eleventh hour falsehoods. Republicans are issuing trom their headquarters, 91 Fifth avenue, New York, documents chiefly printed in the German language, denouncing the demo cratic pany as the friend of prohibition and assuring the supporters of the saloons that iheir safety lies in endorsing the re publican party and securing the defeat of democracy. This is being done by the great "temperance and morality party ' who sympatb'Z-s wi h all well directed efforts for the suppression of the liqti' traffic." Prof. Samuel Dickie, chairman of the prohibition national committee, corroborates the above over his own sig nature and holds himself responsible for the statement. What intelligent farmera now ask for is simplv this that as supply and de- mind (as a rule) govern the price of wheal they have to sell, that supply and demand shall irovern the price of what thev have to purchase, and we defy half dozen James G. Blame s and a Fifer thrown in to show that this is an un reasonable request. Farmers, vote for your own self preservation aud the pro tec'ion of your own families. Wouldn l it be a blessing though, if Pat O'Mara would join the Good Tem plars? Miss r lora ouepparJ, daughter or Mr. Wm. Sheppard, of Zuma, arose early the other morning and informed the family that she was leavin? home, obe accord ingly left upoa the morning train from Jolin. A day or two afterwards her folks received intelligence that she ar rived safely at Denver, Colorada, and was married m less than an hour after her ar rival to a young man by the name of James, a former resident of this place Another old resident who lives within sight of Joslin station, who has voted the republican ticket lo! these many years, says: "If I live until elrction day I shall either vote for Cleveland or FiBk. S-.me one reminds Blaine of his bring ing upwards ot thirty trunks across the ocean packed full of English goods, and necessity .leems retorts by calling bim an ass and to mind his own business. Blaine reported to have said that "those trunks cantained goods that can be purchased jusi as cheap in this country If so, why proclaim it to the world that we cannot compete with England on ac count of pauper iaborf Was Blaine's luggage examined Hcltcx ik Parvo. INTIMIDATION. Method Attempted ta Make Wot li tntmeo Vote Aiainat their lntrreata In Moline. The republicans are in pretty nearly as desperate straits ss they were two years ago when they saw it was all up with the parson, aDd when they got Pat O'Mara to try to buy votes on condition that juries should be contaminated and interfered with, hired Bob Bennett to lead work ingmen up to the polls by the nose and engaged Michael Horatio'to vent his elo quence in behalf of the fast vanishing cause. Failing in all these ways to turn the tide of the laboring men's votes and failing farther to convince them by argu ment that the party of millionaires and factory cwners can do more than they themselves can do for themselves by the ballot, they have attempted intimidation. The first local instance of this despicable scheme which has been so generally practiced in the east, cropped out in the shops of a leading manufactur ing industry at Moline the other day, when a foreman in the wood department called a number of men, whom he knew to be democrats, into his office and told them that unless they yoted the republican ticket from Harri son down to and including Gamble, they would be either docked in their wages or discharged. The men were much surprised and indignant, but propose to vote ac cording to their conscience, believing that the pvty of Grover Cleveland, of Palmer, of Prentiss, of Hurst, Castcel and McEniry. will, if successful, afford them more benefit and comfort than single rich corporation run by a republi can baron and wheel-horse could deprive them of. PRENTISS" NIGHT. Our Seat Usnnsnu ta Kpeak at Marprr'o Theatre Tkaradar Even ing. Hon. Wm . Prentiss, democratic candi date for congress for the Eleventh con gressional district, will make his only speech In Rock Island during this cam paign at Harper's theatre tomorrow even ing. He will give a thorough and inter esting discussion of the tariff question and it is to the interest of working people and all to turn out and hear him. Mr. Geat is invited to share the time and speak from the same rostrum. Ladies are also invited. WHAT TO WEAR Do you suffer from catarrhf You can be cured if you take Hood's Barsaparilla, the great blood purifier. Sold by all druggists. Ait tmur gttnrrvitor. nn matter vtuj k4 1. what Had oj a circuit clerk Bert Vtuteel would make. j run tnvtttwait ue omctai reeorat ana hm at uh ear mark of George Qatnttle'e incompetency. Police Points. John Weaver, a well appearing young man claiming to be from Los Angeles, came into the police station this morning with a tough looking "mug'' and a sprained arm. His na9al adornment ap peared to have received a heavy blow. He says he was done up at Geneseo and robbed of $15. Dr. Plummer dressed his wounds. John Greim and Samuel .Lugenbehl were each fined $2 and costs by Magis trate Bennett yesterday, for violation of the dog ordinance. BK1EKLETS. HARPER'STHEATRE ONE NIGHT ONLY, Saturday, November 3. CRUSADERS IS THE LAND OF FrsM THE NEW PILGRIM OF MIRTH! A PERFECT CYCLONE OF MERRIMENT! SISSON & BRADY'S COMPANY OF COMEDIANS. t'nder the management of S. W. Brady.prewntinj the L&tefit. Brlnhteit, Fnnnlest, Best of masic&I comedies. Little Nugget NEW BONGS . NEW DANCE?. NEW MU3IC. A Grand Metropolitan Cast. 1 ne ramonB Hugcel nirEene. Kew and Wonderful Scenic and Mechanical Effects. PRICES 35, M anfl T5e. Reserved seats ou sale at Clemann A Salimano!. PATTERNS. Fall stock of Mme. DEMORESTS Reliable Patterns. NEW DRESS GOODS BROADCLOTHS $1.25. CLOAKS. BLANKETS Beginning at 81c per pair. Mme. DEMORESTS PATTERNS. TURNER OPERA HOUSE, DAVEHPftBT, IA. The light of Mlaehlef and Mirth Making- t'ruwnw Today-Homethlnc of the IPVailval. Tonight will be All Hallowe'en, and no night in the year presents such oppor tunities for ingenious and original fun The night can be celebrated with harm less mischief and mirtbmaking without making it of a disorderly nature, and so should be. Many modern modes of ojoying this occasion, such as involve destruction of property, have transcended human forbearance and should not be tolerated. The name is given to the vigils ot All Hallow, or festival of All Saints, which commences November 1st, The English custom was for all the young people to ather at the home of one of their num ber, crack nuts, duck for apples in a tub water, and perform other harmless fireside revelries. But It was in Scot and that the occasion was most cele brated, and the occasion was one of superstitious tests, many believing there was a charm which, on that evening would discover who should be his or her partner for life. Nothing so well de scribes this great superstition as Bobby Burns' poetn, "Hallowe'en." One of the superstitious ideas was that it was a night when all the superhuman beings who people space met at midnight to revel and look for mischief, and any omen or charm would attract them. One of the common Scotland tests was to take three dishes and place them on the table. In one place clean water, in the other soiled water, and have the other dish empty. Then take a person, blind fold them and lead them to the dishes. He or she dips tbe left hand if by chance in the clean water, the future husband or wife will come to tbe bar ot matrimony a maid; if in tbe soiled water, a widow; if in the empty dish, it foretells with equal certainty no marriage at all It is to be repeated, and each time tbe arrangement of the dishes altered. Burns in his poem says: In order, on the clean hearthstane. A resiyinrihintv ree'e upon erirv voter in the ele.-tion of county dfl'-frt. Aont tcho cott their tinllote for stinro SiUi aitd John Schmer two tiiitr.nnn hurt tlmihitui to he njlhamettof Bert Viieteet ana nm. Jtcumryaremaat out ot tne mme material. The Intnrles three are ranted. And everr time sreat care Is u'en To see them dulr chained. Auld Uncle John, wha' wedlock's jore, fill1 Wars' rear did de'tre, . Because he pat the toom-dlsa thrice, ue heav'd then oe the fire In wrath that uijrht. With all these sports Hallowe'en af fords a rare night for young folks' par ties. The Iland I Ity lob. The Island City club had a big meeting at its roomB on Twentieth street, last evening. Deputy ishentt J. . uavan augh was the chief speaker. His remarks were devoted principally to the congress ional ticket. He commenced by stating that he had nothing of a personal nature to Bay against Congressman Gest, that in all his dealings with him, be had found him a gentleman in every sense of the word, but that as a member of congress Mr. Gest bad not voted for the interests of the workiDgmen of this district, and that it was therefore the duty of the workingmen to vote for a man who would faithfully and consistently repre sent them and their vital interests. Mr. Gest had voted against a measure direct ly in the interest of the laboring people of this district in tbe Mills bill, and cast his ballot on the side of a measure that would benefit only the lumber and glass interest which was a very small part of the general interests of this district Speaking of the home man scheme Mr. Cavanaugh ridiculed the idea of Mr. Gest accomplishing anything for the island men and said that it Mr. Prentiss was elected he would not antagonize the in terests of the laboring people of Rjck Island, who bad sent him to congress, simply because he did not live in their midst, and that indeed he would be in a position because of the political com plexion of the house to accomplish more than Mr. Gest could. Mr. Prentiss had expressed himself to be for the policy which was to be productive of most good to the workingmen and that the working men were for the man who was for their interests, whether he lived next door to thim or a hundred miles away. It was a very able and convincing argument. Speeches were also made by Geo. W. Woodruff, of Moline. Henry Vollmer, Jr., of Davenport, and City Attorney McEniry. ateglotrntion. All of the books for the various regis tration places that were returned to City Clerk Koshler's hands today, bore evidence that the judges and clerks in charge of them had kindly heeded tbe Abgus' sug gestion, and had affixed the number of names on the outside of the books re rurned. The Second ward showed 522; the Fourth 469; the Fifth 497; the Sixth 1-321; and the Seventh 853. These fig ures show not only a decided gain over two weeks ago, bat a marked in crease over wojearaago, ,: , ; . Melal. The Elms social club held its second reception at Armory hall last evening. and a most enjoyable and successful event it was. There were forty couples present including many from Moline and Davenport. Bleuer's orchestra furnished the music, and the list of dances em braced a variety of well selected and nicely arranged numbers. On the occasion of her eighteenth birthday anniversary Miss Stella Colburn, daughter of Mr. J. C. Colburn, of 603 Twenty-fifth street, was surprised by a number of her friends last evening, and a very pleasant evening was spent, the visitors being welcomed In charming manner by the graceful jounghostess, and handsomely entertained. Mr. XcBnHm I not a politician for patronage ; A is a atmecrat from ktrUagt an4 principle, , Celery and oysters at F. G. Young's Fresh chickens dressed to order at F. G. Young's. Furnished rooms with board. No, 1517 Fourth avenue. Hon. Wm . Prentiss at Harper's theatre tomorrow evening. Hat and bonnet display at McCabe Bros, continues tomorrow. Tomorrow being all Saint's day, there will be services at Trinity church at 10 a. m. Misses Gertrude and Lotta Custer have returned from an extended visit in the west. There is to be a special meeting of the Rock Island Improvement association this evening. Prof. Griffith gave a concert at Coal Valley last night under the auspices of the W. C. T. C. Six per cent loans by the Black Hawk Homestead Association on Friday even ing, Nov. 2. Dressed chickens and geese at Galla gher's fish market, Third avenue and Twelfth street. Mr. F. Cadwallader, of the Geo. A Fleming California Fruit Co., was in the city yesterday on business. Special attraction for tomorrow from 10 to 12 o'clock noon. Silk plushes at 25 cents per yard at McCabe Bros. Geo. D. Gillette, of Davenport, and Miss Lora Iliingsworth, of this city, are to be married tonight. Only from 10 to 12 noon, (2 hours) to morrow, McCabe Bros', will sell silk plushes at 25 cents a yard. Quantity limited. Mrs. Langtry's elegant palace car came in on the C, B. & Q this noon and was switched over to Davenport. The Jersey Lily appears at Turner Grand opera house, Davenport, tonight. Mr. H. J. Lowrey's Tom Kirkwood, the fine bred stallion that Mr. Chas. Mc- Hugh is raffling off. trotted a half mile in 1.14 on the Davenport track yesterday and on a heavy track at that. The hat and bonnet display opened this morning at McCabe Bros, shows a laviBbness of materials and originality of treatment, and a wealth of artistic ideas far exceeding any of their former dis plays. Mayor V. M. Ulanding, Cant. George Lamont, Postmaster August Huesing and Messrs. Gustave Stengel and Louis Ohl weiler went to Peoria this morning to at tend the great Palmer demonstration and barbecue there today. A cordial invitation is extended to all to attend the fourth annual ball of Rescue Hose Co. No. 3 to be given at Armory ball on Friday evening, Nov. 2 . Ad mission 50 cents. Objectionable parties will be denied admittance. Mr. Chas . Bergendahl, the draftsman from Milwaukee who is making the new map of Rock Island in the interests of the Rock Island Improvement association, is making excellent progress with his work and promises to produce the best map of Hock Island ever drawn . Postmaster "Hank" Stoddard of Edg- lngton, disseminated lower end demos cratic doctrine on the streets today. Stoddard says if accessions to Grover Cleveland continue as they have in the past two months his section will soon be known as the "Egvpt" of Rock Island county. The Mary Morton is making pretty good time on her trip down from St. Paul and is expected to arrive here toniuht. She is reported from above to have one of tbe largest cargoes of freight of the season, and tbe agents of the Diamond Jo line here have received orders not to take any more freight for this boat. It is not defi nitely known yet whether the Mary Mor ton will make a return trip as far as Da buque after reaching St. Louis it de pends on how long it takes her to run to that city. WEDNESDAY, OCT., 31st. Engagement of Mrs. Langtry ! Mr. Coghlan and her own company, in bet latest leading success. As in a Looking Glass McINTIRE BROS., Take pleasure In announcing that they have now In stock a full assortment of Mme. De mores t s RELIABLE PATTERNS. Of all the new, useful and beiutlful styles In sizes. Illustrated and described. Call and get copies free of the latest catalogue and monitor. 3STEAV DRESS GOODS. This week new arrivals in black goods are offered in a variety of waree at extremely attractive prices 49c to 75c examine. . CLOAKS . Although the weather has hsrdly been cool n0"B.forne, our trade has been good In this department Flash SWI jackets, efpecislly good. m -jej MiNTIRE BEOS. IDIAMONDS,! A LAKOK STOCK. WATCHES, ilver. Silver, Solid snd Plated. H. D. FOLSOM, Gold and Silver. has a large stock of Fine Goods. Prices always lo first-class. everything warrated No. 1707 Second avenue. Rock Island. PRICES 1 50. ! on. 75c and 50r. Sale of seats Monday. o,-t sth. S a. m., at llnebicger'a ew An uailtry. 1 y second street. Ol. o rassstn o C. C. TAYLOR, NE And Second Hand School Books and all other at LOWEST PRICES. 1625 Second Avenue. riRASCISL. -7 DIAMONDS, WATCHES, Sterling Silver and Plated Ware, Jewelry, Clocks, Gold-Headed Canes, Spectacles Other Optical Goods. JACOB RAMSER, No. 1827 Second Avenue. New Mouldings -FOR- IGTURE FRAMES. Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Dakota LOANS FOR SALE. Security First Mortgage on Im proved Farms. White and Gold, Steel and White, in Florentine and Flat Patterns very handsome. Burnished Bronze Mouldings, a good line. Polished Oak and Cherry Shades, Carved and Plain same styles combined with Sleel and Bronze very effective. GOLD MOULDINGS for Oil Paintings. t?Pictures mounted in first-class style. moderate. Prices always CRAMPTON'S BOOK STORE. MRS. A. C. WITHROW, Investors promptly Supplied IU8 West becond street, Davenport, Iowa. Ladies purchasing MILLINERY! will find it to their advantage to examine our stock and prices; a full and complete line of all Millinery goods in stock. Trimmed Hats from f 1.00 to f 20.00. Papers Complete and Ready for Delivery. Csll or write for fall pirrlealsi iboat these Securities. K. M. HENLEY, Attorney, Rooms SO, 81, 83 Masonic Temple, Davenport, Iowa. FURS n Liquors by the Gallon, A FULL LINE OF -Trimmings- One, two and three inches wide. Seal Sacques, Muffs and Boas, Collars, Cuffs, Caps and Gloves, For Ladies snd Genu' wear. Just received by Robinson & Taliaferro. KOHN & lDLTCK'S, POST OFKICE BLOCK. : : j ROCK ISLAND. ILL. sStend for Price List, P. O. Box 82. THE BEST! i THOMAS' "Ai often at tke aemocrntt nominate mecK men as Sharp Silcu and John Srhafer for ctwUf rfnem they wili be able to elect them at tono at lAev vi M- iaittle U the oMcm the teek. PnhUc afaire are eafeiu guarded in the nana of nek man. I behev Bert Cattx' to be in the tan categon tkrouoK tn experience ot the finance committee of In count uuura wnn rum. neououcan lupmrvuor. Ta Mssikars Kitaitsippt Lodfa. ' inue no. B3, l. u. K. M.. you ire re quested to attend a special meeting to- mgni. Account or aeatn ol uro. Krans, J. B. Josrasoit, Sachem. 1. F. Casket. C. of R. Tottfor PrtntUt for Conarem. B ftriUoeaU to ngaft "Us Uemfim of tke sjmbw." ROCK ISLAND IRONWORKS. Patent, Cast and Wrought -Iron Fences.- Cheapest Fence in the world for residence and lots. Made any height desired. J. E. DOWNING, ftwcMaor to Qeo, Dowmiuf, Jr.. v V i- - Proprietor. DR. MCCANN'S CELEBRATED IRISH i-Couga Syrup,- Cures Coughs. Colds, Hoarseness, Croup, Whooping Cough, Spitting of Blood and all Diseases of the Lungs. EuieyiulMPi Om trial it fell that is necemarr to convince I yon that it ft the beet Cough Remedr Bade, m next time yon nave a comth or cola, call ana get i a OOHM. Price 10. 25 and 50 Cents. Can for circular containing beet! moo ia la. Manufactured by T. H. Thomas, Rock Island, 111. X. B. Abovt node thlcmed to atnr addAraaa l WW IVGWp M MM priGV. For the core of Lirer. Kidney, Blood and Stomi ach difteaeee. The c)ebrul mil fsu tatr. ine the place of the more expensive remedies for kidrwy and liver Cumlalntn. and are far auperlor mnre cifily taken, and tn fact are the best thing ever introduced for all dineeeet of the fcidneya .T J mssbuiicimj, pan in we oacs ana aide, heartburn, gnawing and bnrnin peine at the v w iitr nnraiirii. renew ecm, coateo tongne, cnmin op of the food after Mtins, acnmmnu.Lioa. of the kioneya. travel. sx and ae a family pUl inst iusiiw tiuu, ana sniraiu oe &epi in every DinecTiom: For'rk headache, two or tfcrea at bedtime; fordypepeia. one every day before dinner; fordifloraen of the kidneye, two, two ac or three time a week until rtheved ; lor dieord- ur re 01 me i.Tcr, ana muuMneea, uree or low at required. GIVE THEM A TRIAL. NONE EQUAL THEM be proprietor wftl forward them to any bj mail on receipt 01 price. 25 Cts a Bottle. Made only br T.H.THOMAS, f BOCK ISLAND. ILL. roallendietasamste Dackafsfna. 1r J p. 8 li W