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Rock Island Daily' Argus.
ROCK ISLAND, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1S9L I Single Copies 5 Cent. Per Week IS Gents. ALL GRAND FALL OPENING! The London Clothing Co. are now ready after four weeds' un ceasing labor of unpacking, marking and arranging their stupen dous line of all and Winter Clothing, Gents' Furnishing Goods, Hats and Last Saturday, Sept. 5th they inaugurated the 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 quests. The many inquiries Caps. IP MM 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 all 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 mi nr. 1UU London doling Company. NO UNION OF THE TWIN CITIES. Blinneapolis Decline to Consolidate with. M. Pant. Minneapolis, Sept. a The Minneap olis board of trade committee on union of the Twin cities report that tha ap pointment of a committee to meet tLe St. Paul committee would be of uo benefit to Minneapolis; that the territory which sep parates the two cities proper by a space of lire milea is comparative!? opsn' country and makes consolidation under one govern ment practically impossible A Matter of Money In the Way. Also that the municipal indebtedness of St. Paul is much greater than that of Minneapolis; that at no time in the his tory of Minneapolis has the city experi enced such growth and prosperity, and that Minneapolis is doing very well by herself; that public opiniou iu Minneap olis is overwhelmingly opposed to union, and that in the judgment of the com mittee the people can not waste any time or energy in etforts to unite the two cities. The report was unanimously adopted. ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS. "Within a few days Russia will have 500, 000 troops on the frontier. The national bank of Sabetha, Km., capital 50,000, has beta authorized to be gin business. j The treasury department yesterday purchased 250.000 ounces of silver at 10.183 to $0.te:!5 per ounce. The Britisn Trades union congress is in session at Newcastle with 500 delegates in attendance, representing 1,500,000 work men. Big 'Ed" Heunessy, charged with many bold confidence games in Ohio and Mis souri, walked out of the Armory, police court, Chicago, while awaiting a hearing and escaped. Labor Day was observed at New York, Milwaukee, Detroit, St. Louis, Memphis, Nashville, and generally throughout Kan sas, the Aliance people taking a promi nent part in that state. At Louis and Memphis it was the first time of general observance. An American who is interested in Mexi can railway building tells a Galveston re porter that Mexico is on the verge of a revolution. Among those in the Labor Day proces sion at Cincinnati were Major McKlnley, John Seitz (the People's party candidate for governor). Congressman Caldwell and ex-Congressman Uuthwaite. The national convention of railway ticket agents is in session at St. Paul. The government of Nicaragua has is sued orders barring out Italian immi grants unless they can show undoubted evidence of respectability. Forty convicts in the Connecticut state prison refused to eat baked beans and were only brought to time by the solitary confinement of the ringleaders of the re volt. Typhoid fever is increasing in West Vir ginia. Nearly a hundred cases are said to exist in rrhn nH Ohio counties. J. D. Stewart and Mrs. Kennedy, of Atlanta, were boat riding on Ponce do Leon lake, when the boat capsized and both were drowned. A shark attacked a boat in which were a couple of fishermen off Westbrook, Conn., when one of the men drove a boat hook down its throat and after sharp struggle wore the shark out, and towed it ashore. It was nearly ten feet long and weighed b'JO pounds. The proprietors of The Evening Wiscon sin, of Milwaukee, are in trouble for printing an attack on the validity of the anti-lottery law, the allegation being that the article is a lottery advertisement. Peck's Sun is also in trouble over the same matter. The residents of Asbury Park, N. J., witnessed the phenomenon of a water spout. It was balloon-shaped, 300 feet high, and was seen for half an hoar. No cemetery in the vicinity of Savan nah, Mo., would permit the burial within its borders of the body of Bulling, the wife murderer. He was buried in pottet's field. Not Married, bnt Oolng To Be Eac Claiee, Wis., Sept. a The report that F. Lee Kust, son of W. A. Rust, of this city, and Miss Gertrude Potter, of Chicago, bad been married at Geneva lake June tt was denied at Mr. Rust's home yesterday. It was stated that Lee knew there was no objections to his marrying Miss Potter, and for this reason he had no cause to get married secretly. The couple will not be married until young Mr. Rust bas completed uis studies at Harvard, which he will begin this year. Garland is Out or Public Life. .Wasiiixgtos, Sept. 8. Ex-Attorney General Garland bas written a letter to his son, Sanders Garland, calling atten tion to a paragraph mentioning him as a candidate for the vacant inter-state com merce commissioner-ship, and stating that there is no foundation for it. The ex-attorney general says that he would not accept the office if tendered to him. He has permanently retired from public life. t One More Balloon Accident. Peoria, Ills.. Sept. 8. Mme. Kiefer, an (Bronaut.fell into Peoria lake Sunday. She made the ascent under protest, as a strong wind was blowing at the time. When at the height of 5,0'JO feet Bhe cut her parachute loose and dropped. The par achute did not open quick enough and she fell- into the lake. She was rescued, but was unconscious and it is thought she will die. Mme. Kiefer is the wife of the man who fell into the lake a week ago. Pulled the Treasury Balance Down. Washisgtox, Sept. 8. The heavy pay ments made in the redemption of S per cent, bonds within the past few days have had the effect of pnlling the treasury balance down from iO,274,3S4 on Sept. 1 to (53,047.613. Four and a half per cent, bonds to the amount of 124,037,850 have been extended to date, and $9,836,700 in mount have been redeemed. The Markets. Chicago, Sept. 7. The exchanges in the principal cities were closed Labor Day and no quotations were given out. The soft glow of the tea ro:e Is ac quired by ladies who use Poizoii'i Com. Dlexion Powder.