JUII NO. 274
ROCK ISLAND, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1S91.
I Single Copies S Cents.
I Per. Week ISM Cents.
GRAND FALL OPENING !
The London Clothing Co. are now ready after four weeks' un
ceasing labor of unpacking, marking and arranging their stupen
dous line of '
11 and Winter Clothing,
Gents' Furnishing Goods,
Last Saturday, Sept. 5th they inaugurated tha grandest Fall open
ing Rock Island, Davenport or Moline has ever witnessed. They
will continue it each day and evening all of this week. Music
will be furnished, the establishment handsomely decorated
and everything arranged for the convenience and enjoyment of
their guests. The many inquiries
Has had as to when they would be ready to display their Fall and Winter stock has influenced them
in having their opening at this time.
This being the first fall opening since the advent of the London Clothing Co. in Rock Island, they
are determined to outdo dl former attempts.
They are prepared to show a larger and more complete line of clothing and gents' furnishings than
all the other establishments combined. If you are desirous of knowing the latest styles of men's
and boys' clothing, and gents' furnishings attend this grand opening.
CHILDREN'S CLOTHING A SPECIALTY
London doing Comi
will Keed a lot of officer
To Stop Smuggling Under Soeh Circum
staneea a These.
Washisgtom, Sept. 7. A peculiar state .
of affairs exists in N'ogales, Ari., which is
situated partly in the United States and
partly in Mexico. By simply crossing the
street persons are upon Mexican soil. Cus
toms officers report to the treasury depart
ment that American citi7.nscros the line
it this way, bny clothiiiiZ on the Mexican
si4e. pnt it on and w-ar it over to the
'United States, thus avoiding the payment
of duty. The treasury department has
instructed the collector of customs to
H'op the practice by arresting the offend
ers for smuggling goods across the border,
in case they refuse to pay duty.
Delaunay. the noted French painter, is
dead, axed 03. -
Two French Sisters of Mercy and a Bel
gian priest were killed during the Chinese
French scientists charge the Eiffel tower
with being the cause of recent destructivo
storms iu the vicinity of Paris.
Charles R. Solomon, secretary of the
Cigarniakers' union of Newark, Jf. J.,
is missing with 2,28 of the union's
The will of Herman Raster, late editor
of The Staats Zeituug, Chicago, dispose,
of iltii.Oo-j worth of property, giving it to
the widow and children.
Elliott F. Shepard, of the Xew Yori
Mail anil Express, has engaged (35,000
worth of hotel room at Chicago for use
during the World"s fair.
It is now believed that the bandits who
robbed the Southern Pacific express near '.'
Samuels, Tex , secured $15,000 or more in
stead of $2,000 as at first reported.
At Wheeling. W. Va., year-old Ed
ward Gillis teased six English mastiffs
until they attacked him and nearly chewed
him to pieces. Two of the dogs were shot
before he could be released, but he cannot
Ex-Congressmau Cutcheon was given
farewell reception at his home iu Manis
tee, Mich., regardless of politics. He will
move to Washington this week to begin
his duties as a member of the board of
Nailed tyon the hall of the house of a
Bridgewater, Eng., builder is the name
board of the Confederate cruiser Ala
bama. It was picked .up in the English
channel two weeks after the fight with the
The last Wisconsin Wgislature enacted
measures providing for repayment to the
state of interest on state moDey retained
by former state treasurers. Ever since
the measure passed efforts hare been
made to carry it out, but so far no money
has been collected.
Because C. T. Westcott opposed the
nomination iu the Maryland Republican
convention of Van Nort, the candidate
for governor, the latter gentleman says he
will withdraw unless the state committee
rescinds its action putting Westcott at
the head of the committee.
Six children of a man who got an Amer
ican divorce from his English wife have
been declared illegimate by English
courts. The children were the offspring
of marriage to an American woman after
the divorce was obtained. This clinches
the value of an American divorce in
The Tennessee legislature is making
poor procress with the business for which'
it was called from a labor point of view.
The house has adopted a resolution against
the re-leasing of convicts, but has alto un
derdistussion a bill to enable the governor
to call out the miiitiato suppress just such
outbreakk as the labor riot at Briceville.
Ordered to ltpcoguiie the Junta.
New York, Sept. ". Tte Evening
Posts's Washington special says that
Minister Egan has been told to recognize
the Chilianjunta. This is possitive, though
tne state department still preserves, its
silence. ' '
Washington-, Sept 7 Acting Secre
tary Wharton, of the state department.
win ueituer ararm nor deny the report
mat jtiinisier igan bas been directed to
recognize, in the name of the United
states, the new Chilian government.
Black Dear Likely To Be a Good Indian.
Denver, Colo., Sept. 7. Late Friday
night Black Bear, chief of the Indians on
exhibition at Fisk's garden, got full of
firewater aDd whipped his squaw. The
otner Indians remonstrated with him,
and he starred to clean them out. Beer
Kobe tired three shots at Black Bear, twX
of them taking effect, and it is thought
one of them 'will probably prove fatal. lie
wfil not allow physicians to examine hiJ
An Ohio rulitiral Item.
Toledo, O., Sept. 7. The chief interest
in the Kepublic.tu county convention
which was held iu tins city Saturday was
the contest between Sherman and For-,
ker for the control of the legislature. '
Foraker captured one representative. Hon.
C. P. Griffia, aud lirman two. Hon. C.
A. Flii.kin-er.iiid Jir O. P. Heller.
Burglar Are Busy In Iowa.
SIOLX CITY. Ia . Sent. 7. Burelar blow
open the safe of the Sloan State bank, and
securea nearly .),(.). i he Correctionville
post office was burglarized by the same
iraUL? aud frl-Vl Wf.rrh rj ctanm. t.t.n
The burglars stole horses and escaped.
hilian Refugee Are Safe.
VALPARAISO. Seat. 7. The Chilian
refugees on board the German and Amer
ican vessels in this harbor, and In regard to
Whom the luntA Would crive lirt itii rantua
have been taken to neutral territory and
Many Field of Cora Frozen.
Milwaukee. SeDt. 7. The frost. r
Saturday morning is reported to have
done great damage in the central and
northern portions of the state, many
fields of corn being frozen.
Suicide of an East kt. Last I Man.
St. Louis, Sept. 7. James A. Rodger,
formerly superintendent of potiee of Bast
St. Louis, committed suicide Saturday
with a pistoL Despondency was theoatise
of the rash act.
The toft glow of the tea ro e If ac
quired b ladles who um Foizoai't Com
plexion Powder. :
Chocolate, vanilla and feetch Ice cream
and lemon tee- at Krell 4 Katt's.
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