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- - 1 'til i. 295 ROCK ISLAND, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1S91. urn- i 4. It THEY SPECULATED, And Their Depositors Are Pay ing the Bill. OPPOSITION EAD FAILURE AT CHEISMAN, ILLS. Argus 1 Blng-le Copies 5 Cents 1 Par Wfwk iiufinii We Point With Pride 1 or To our immense line of. Fall Overcoats. To our immense line of Men's Dress Suits. To our immense line of Men's Business Suits. To our immense line of Boys' and Children's Clothin THE LOWEST PRICES YET NAMED FOR EQUAL VALUES. Never have better goods been shown. Never have greater varieties been Shown. Never have prices been so low. Every department full of new novelties. Rich in quality, all the leading styles, plenty of them THERE K NO ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT IN OUR MEN'S DEPARTMENT. Tliere is no Room for ImproYement in Dnr Boys' ai CMren's Department. Idren's Reef-rs Children's Blazen Children's 3-Piece Suits Children's Double-Breasted Suits Children's Nobby Kilt Suits ' Children's Fine Qverr.natg Nobby Hats, Nobby Ties, No End to Them. London Mil ROOK ISLAND. The StandlforI Bran.' Il.uk Goes Coder Owing Ponibljt 1SO.OOO Tiie Part ner Mleslng and Creditors Left to Hold the Very Empty Bag A Number of Foor People Suffer for Their jConfl dence, as Well a Other Who Weren't Poor Once. Danville, Ills., Oct, L, Standiford Bros., bankers, of Chrisman, closed their doors yesterday, leaving many depositors with heavy hearts and light purses. For some time past t here has been a feeling of uneasiness among the patrons of. the bank, which was a orivate one. It beins- known that the firm was speculating on tne Chicago board of trade, and many de positors withdrew their iMtrnnan Turn weeks ago J. E. Standiford left with his , wue lor California, and on Saturday , nizht last A. B. Standiford. the head f the firm, went to Chicago, from which point no trace of Inm can be found. "Begrets" are Universal. About two months ago a young man named Thompson was induced to pnt some money inio the firm and wntV,. . position of cashier. Mr. Thompson is not ' oniy out oi a job but is minus his cash. He has, however, a large stock of regrets on hand, which will be shared bv the de positors. When A. B. Strand iford left on Saturday he forget to give the cashier the combination nf tha uk . r, nr. - - U U V. Alii. lbonipson did business on the deposits ""IS .muuuay ana up to 1 o'clock Tuesday, when he closed the doors. Tues day eveniniz Bibo & Pn hmt.N and Several Chrismnn riannaitnra ha1 t ' tachments issued Hgainst the bank, and vc ducuu iuui possession. Partial List of the Losses. Tbe followintr is a list of th ilonncitnr. and creditors: V. T. Gilkey, $20,000; Samuel Moore, 9,000; C. Y. Lewis. 15,500; Bibo & Co.. Paris. 2S (Km- Allan Kiir . 000; Jesse Lowther, $3,000; W. F. Hoult, 1.000: A K. Hartlr 1 :JVV Tt T-t ett, tl.iM); John Carroway. $1,000; Mell Jiaineny, i,iiui; John AIoss. $1,200; Sny der Warne, 400; Lawson Seybold, $1,500; n. jo. umuoway, $K,U00; William B. Gal- lowav. JS00: F (J limn 47iVI- v V Ct... field, $400; George Fair, zho; William Hoult. S1.0OO: Snilinal Kan I nr. t 0 min. W J. McAnally, $2,600; Widow Moss," $1,5C0; ouuu uaum, riu; uaum ec James, foOO; Abe Lunwr. 30ll- Mrs TKna Sniu.kl.ir $2.0(O: Ril Jk Hnoora ttLUt- IT Ho a VJ $300. ' " Poor People Mulcted. There are a. Irm nnmha nf email v. .J 1. 1 . IUm, Who are Ollt SUIVIS rn tri n c frnm ftO-T, $200, most of whom are poor people who una au tueir money in the bank. The Good Templars, of which J. E. Standiford "aaireiuurer, anu tne JJ. ji. church, of which A. B. Standiford was treasurer, lose small amounts. Tha n.M I7aiin.. lodtre and the Knights nt rt-f in.. small sums. The Standifords were among tue losers oy tne nre j aiy ao, which de stroyed the best halt of the business por- tion Of the town, hilt wem too 1 1 In.nHul Eleven new brick buildings are well under way on tne site or the Are, among which was a new bank building for the Standi-fords. A 'nmber or "Peculiarities." There are nnmhar um.,i1;mi mm . v. .kiui WAU ins to liirht in the StnnHfr.i-rla' m.ihi. a r-t . J L. UUU3 of doing business. All notes held by thein tor coueciion nave been hypothecated with Bibo & Co., Paris, and a bank at Tuscola. They have been borrowing wherever they could get a dollar for some months past. Bibo & Co.. Philip Bibo and Jacob Sholem. nf PmH hnM n.,i. n the paper they have been handling and are in ior aoout yas.uuu. The standiforda are Interested in the Western Newspaper er, EL C. Standiford. own the patent plate Inducement to Explorers. PARIS. Oct. L In the south of Franco an eccentric woman named Cabonret, baa left $1,600,000 to any Frenchman who ran- etrates farther than any one has gone into tne wuus or Africa with 500 or more compatriots, on the condition that one half of tbe caravan returns safely. Mme. Cabouret was an enthusiastic admirer of Cardinal Lavigerie and was anxious to nnnrna ttin alftva tpad. Th.willl.JU. - - ..uim . nmuuir puted by her relatives. Emmons Blaine' Appointment. Baltimore. Oct. L President Vu of the B. and O. railroad, yesterday caused tbe issuance of tbe following circnlar- "Mr. Emmons Blaine is appointed general agent oi mis company tor Chicago and tbe - uunuweei, to uue enect uct. l, 1891. He will be the authorized renrHnnutin the executive denartmenr. nf tha and will report directly to the president.' "somcewiu oe in the Kookery bulling, ' Concluded to Suspend Dividends.. NEW YOBK. Oct. 1. The Missouri Pacific railroad directors yesterday formally de- ciueu to suspena dividend payments on the stock. A statement was given ont showing that in the nine months just passed the road earned $070,078 less than fixed charges. It paid two dividends, and so far this year had a deficit of $1,619,27. Petal End of a Quarrel. Mmxeapolis, Oct. L Charles Bergman, and Howard Myrlck, iron molders at the works of the Herzog-Gillette Manufactur ing company, got Into a quarrel Tuesday. Bergman struck My rick with a clnb and kicked him when he was down. Mvrick died at midnight. He was 17 years old and the only son of a widow. - Baeea at Oarneld Park.' , CniCAOO. Cirt 1 Thanaiilan,)... at Garfield park were won as follows: Zeke Hardy. mile, 1:15,V; Lena Frey. i. wue, viiunn, i mile, !:!; Urmie, 1 miles, a:09K; -Carlsbad, mile, 1:15; Aristocrat, W miles, five hurdles, 2:23. A World's Fair Commissioner Bart. ' Milwaukee, Oct. L William Rahr. one of the World's fair staU commission ers, was thrown from his horns at Mani towoc xuesaay and received lnlurlaa Ukely to prove faUl. i .,r: 'If 1 .4 t : i 'i in 1 - 9 i-: ; n si;-: V" 4. r"