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THE AltGU 8, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2. 18C3.
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Pf.ienjov life more, w-ih
;.r.i.-a! Win?. will attest
,1-jIthof the pure liquid
I'11I"Y r.. ! nrescntinfr
w . ..i.il.lrt and tlen-
' .(u.;ttiTiinil trnlr
. . ' l - l..K.- and fever
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.t.,.:. t,- millions and
1 ,rmval tnhc nvMlionl
t it arts on the Rid-
to.! ft.wel without weak
tl it i'rffrtly free from
rj.i.(; sale by all drag
w,lVt Kittle, but it is man
,v (,. iV.iiomia Fig Syrup
, name i printed on every
t!v name. J'yrup of Fips
inf.ined.jron will not
..iWitiitc if oflered.
T. B. M10T.
THE POLICE FORCE, cant get rid of it.
Two Officers Laid Off For Un
I Tk rataa CUana t Its Aatta nates' Va4
Mt Wat torn.
The Union cannot shake off it's an-
Itiqnatcd notion of the worth of vol-
THEDEPARTVEaTO MrmiTCR VAW I firemen, and in spit of the
uemunmriiiong oi me su-
Chief Hex I cm' I
Bern TmHh4 -
of Winter Calf,
Than Ha Ha4
Ciearral roMee Xew-.
Tha tVarml Caarta.
Chief Sexton suspended Officer
Ryan and Maucker last evening for
one week without par for conduct
unbecoming 'officers. The chief
took occasion at the same time to
read the riot act to the force, and to
let it lc understood that he did not
propose to hare a man on the force
who would be in anv sense a dis.
credit to it. and that the next offense
of any kind would result in removal
from the force. The officers have
periority of the paid department, it
clings fondly to the belief that a sys
tem withont discipline whose only
duty is to throw water on a burning
buiiding.is the most reliable and ser
viceable. Commenting on yester
day's tire, the Union shows its
extreme ignorance bv terming
preposterous the proposition ' ad
vanced by the Antics that
the council ought to adopt ordi
nances forbidding the use of water
on anv occasion excent in cases
where the tire is under great head
way, until the arrival of the depart
-Asaur prnprr.J On eoanaavloa,
ttMt mm lo cirry a lis of irt
Lnsn rnmpuit. baiUlttg kM for
I JiTis! idsitlnM. Cbotoami
ftxt of Uwdtx.
b -fln Lrdc bulldiaf.
Ef aitrnrll A Lnde haak.
ment. The Akgi s did not expect the
1 ninn wnilltl pni npui nrmitmn
1 ... ... , .. I . ----- - -"j "rh-"
...t .......; an tiling iriniiuuyithat looked to the better efficiency
bad, and there has been no dissipn-land the promotion of discipline and
tion or anything of that kind, but the I order in the operation of the depart-
chief dies. not propose there shall be. I ment. However, it may be recalled
The two officer m.ntii..l !.-... iwM..l(nai nai ttie L nion s ideas been car
permitting an llufevliog to sprinj
up Ik-t ween them, and vesterdav
morning it came to a focus. The chief
had realised that there was a storm
brewing for some time, and had
warned the officers to let nothing oc
cur that would reflect on their con
duct as officers. But vesterdav
morning after coming in off their
ried out we would still have been un
der the volunteer svstem, and at the
mercy of boys' play when tires oc
Attack om the Volaateera.
The Abuts made no attack on the
volunteers who sousr'.t to save the
dwelling that caught tire vesterday
morning. It simply said more water
was used tnan would nave been
ncn incoiu mnicuny was brought I necessary had experienced firemen
lip. and a War Ot words ensued, and I hail nlmolllte charov of the affair.
one oi ine omcers went so far as to I When it comes down to facts the onlv
attempt to use violence with the 1 damage of any consequence done
other. The chief upon learning of I was by water. When Chief Brahru
tnis suspended both tor one week. I arrived, he says he had a couple of
I he consequence was that some of I holes cut in the. roof. and
the beats mere changed last night. I nwttinr at the seat of the Arc
uincer wcigand was assigned the 1 found it still there, and
east end. Officer Ohlwciler from I with a com.le of Imckets of water
Twentieth to Twentv-fonrth street. I nut it out. This would have been
Officer Ilayman the center beat, and the course of the paid department in
Thirty days to
r.stntk out, at mar
low prices, to jtiake
r new jjoods. If you
i I.'HH ring to do now,
L'ivt- us a call. No--a
j"iu find as large
"wj a st-Uxtion of ar-
'siih and colorings;
" hanyers are the ven'
" most experienced
A large invoice of
ro and picture mould
Officer Mulqueen the west end.
Chief Sexton s report of the work
of the department during the month
of October shows
Arrests Disorderly conduct 2; as
.... . . . .
sauu ana battery, : drunk, id: va
grancr, 2; larcenv, 2; making coun
terfeit money, 2; driving on sidewalk
with heavy load. 1: assault to com
mil murder, 1: earn ing concealed
weapon. 1; abusive language. 1
abandonment, 1; violating wagon
license ordinance, 1; resisting an
dumber of slate cases. 12; num
ber of city cases. 26: total. :W.
Amount of tines and police fees col
lected bv Magistrate Schroeder. 2.1.-
Jail bill. fil.CO.
Tramps lodged. 2..
Lights out. oG.
NiiiiiInt of runs. Hit: Imix culls.
telephone calls. 21; false wagon calls,
tt; false telephone calls. 8; numberof I leave his bed.
miles run. .: nunioer oi amouiance working verv
The Winter I'nllnrnis.
Chief Sexton ha ordered the win
ter caps for his force. They are sim
ilar to those worn last winter.anii are
strictlv regulation. The chief will
recommend to the police committee
the adoption of frock overcoats, and
that the enure force adopt menial
once. Heretofore mere lias oeen no
stvle to the overcoats and thev have
In-en gotten whenever the men felt
like it. By getting thcui all at once
now. the present force will have their
two winters wear out oi mem
the first place had there been a com
panv near enough to have been sent
for. It is not to be expected that
volunteers should do as good work
as paid firemen, and it is not belittl
ing the efforts of the former to as
sert that except in extraordinary cir
cumstances thev should await the
arrival of the chief before making
indiscriminate use of water, and that
pending such time as the connci
provides.the two companies so much
needed, there scotild be an under
standing between the chief and the
tor t lie L nion to lecture on what
should constitute fire protection is as
absurd as would be a work on null
tarv science written by an ass.
312 and 314.
(or. Role Cannot he There
It will be a source of great disap
pointment to manv people in lt'jck
Island to know that Gov. Boies can
not speak at the Davenport rally to
night, as was expected, l lie govern
or is under medical care at ms nome
at Waterloo, and will not be able to
Gov. Boies has been
hard for some "time
past, and he has probably overtaxed
his strength. Added to this is an at
tack which seems to be the onslaught
of a fever, though its nature and se
riousness are not yet fully known,
perhaps. It is the necessity for care
and rest and treatment at this time
which compels Gov. Boies to cease
his lalors in the Iowa campaign and
to seek refuge in his" home.
As for the meeting there this cven
. ... . . .
ing. it will go on as planned, omy
that Gov. Boies will not be the cen
tral figure. Hon. Fred W. Lehman,
anil I formerly of Des Moines, now of St.
JtpH r. KMocWtecer.tpr., T
, Other OMtaarjr.
Joseph F. Blocklinger, Sr., died at
his home, on Seventh avenue between
Eighth and Kineth streets at 2:45
this morning of heart disease, hav
ing been in failing health for about a
year. Mr. Blocklinger was born
in Switzerland Sept. 15, 1820,
and ' came to this ' country
in 1844, "settling first at Dubuque,
and coming to Davenport in 1848.
He resided there until 1869, when he
moved over to Rock Island, and this
city has-been his home since. Mr.
Blocklinger was united in marriage
in Davenport with Miss Frcna
Yeager, who survives him with the
following children: Joseph, John,
Frank, Louise 'and Fred Blocklinger,
and an adopted son. Chris Blocklinger.
The deceased was an upright, indus
trious citizen, and leaves many
friends. The funeral will probably
be held Satnrdav.
Mrs. Randal McLaughlin, of Black
Hawk township, was huried in Chip-
piannock cemetery this morning.
Mrs. McLaughlin was one of the ear-
v settlers of Black Hawk township.
her hnsband having died there in
1861. She leaves a family of grown
up children. She was born in Hunt
ington county, Pa., May 22. 1822,
and came to this county- in the
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schubert's
2-months-old infant ' daughter died
vesterdav. The funeral occurred
from the home, 916 Seventh avenue.
at 2 p. m. todav.
Mrs. Louisa Wollcnhaupt, residing
at 1006 Third avenue, died at 3:45
vesterday afternoon of heart failure.
Mrs. Wollcnhaupt was the widow of
. . . . . i ... I. i . i
tne late jncoo nouennaupi, ami was
born in Rostock, Mecklenberg, Ger
man v, Sept. 2, 12. Her maiden
name was Louisa Fahning. She
came to America in 1&Z, and was
married to Mr. Wollenbaupt March
11. 1854, in Chester, Orange countv.
Xew York. Mrs. Wollcnhaupt had
been a resident of Rock Island for the
last S5 vears, and bv her kindly dis
position made a great number of
friends who will mourn her loss, and
whose svmpathies are with the be
reaved family. Mrs. Wollenhaupt
leaves six children four daugh
ters and two sons: Mrs. Katel
Kuhlmann, of Chicago; and the
Misses Anna. Mary and Rose, ard
George and Andrew at home. The
funeral will be held from the late
roeidone tomorrow afternoon at 9 1
Wish to announce that all their departments are
now complete, showing the latest and prettiest
(and best) in
And Children's Woar.
After a careful inspection of the eastern mar
kets, selecting the choicest from each, and the
unprecedented advantages, "cash" obtained, we
are safe to say NEVER were as fine and reliable
Suits, Overcoats and Pants offered at prices we
name. We hope emphatically that we offer the
largest assortment, the most perfect fitting gar
ments, and the lowest prices. Our i customers
are always welcome to have their money re-
J-J C 1 J L.n. r-n .
iiinuru u iney can ao Deirer. ran ana winter
underwear. The latest in stiff and soft hats are
shown in the largest variety and cheaper than
Simon & Uosenfeider,
Rock Island House Corner.
Underwear. Hats, and novelties in caps. One
Price A Low One.
The finest line of Ladies' .and Gentlemen's
Shoes that were ever seen in this part of the
country. Here are a few of , the different
A FATAL ACCIDENT.
hereafter the men will always have
to In- stmnlicd at the same time. It
is a good idea on the chief's part.
A Moionnan'. Pi wlli-amrul.
Cnrl Ohms, a niotormnn on theF.lm
street line, was telling it arottnil yes
terday that the previous night he hail
lieen held tin on Kim street, near liu
lar'a l.renerv. ami toIiImmI of .".SO,
t'hief Sexton thereupon made an in
vest iat ion and found thar tne t.igni
In-fore Ofliccr Welgand had found
Ohms in the gutter on Llm street.
near the brewerv. with his watch
hanging out of the pocket, and Had
taken him home, and there was no
i-t.tl. in the atnrv of the man being
Ecld up. "
Magistrate Schroeder Monday
m. mm t atf
nir.g tined rrank iiegnrrg
cots for intoxication.
Israel Slater was assessed f." a"id
- - ---- ,
n,..i. i.f Mnn-istrate Seliroetlcr ior
using abusive language to iiarry
n.. i.. stater then pn'ierreu a
lalfll a7BB.. - 1 11
charT f assault against Quade. but
failed to sustain it with evidence anu
the nroceedingr were dismissed.
11... IIMTPmI ! airainst Jacob
Txnian rhartnnr him with alandon
Ing his wife were dismissed oy iiaj-
1st rate frcbroeder.
a w.u.i- l.l.ml citizen who ty in-
elned to lie snortv was tined ti
Davenport for creating a disturbance
in the Two Jacks saloon in that city.
James Gordon, of Peoria, was ar
. i i l.v I Iflirer eig
and for beinir drunk.' Gordon, it i became frightened near the corner of
, i- - n n government Twentv-sixth street and tilth ave-
:" -ir rr.. .!,.VlK,.tlaid up e. and giving a plunge forward
far the aeisonV but Gordon didn't, fell, and in so doing threw Mr. Ew
... . - and fearing the ing from the wagon. 1 he horse
. . i -i i.. : .ir. for us. I rined his feet and attempted to
fTr '..k f ..warm" Start, but Mr. Ewlng pluckily hung
Wskr forthe winter. After drink- to the lines, and attor a little drag
iae Davenport almost dry he came ng and jolting aueceeded in stop-
." nf the river, anu ping ine mraow -
,.tlnnd nmn his debauch wim
result above noted, and this nnf
i . him s and costs, to meet the
. " 1 In .nch eases.
: He paid, and
Louis, and one of the most brilliant
and entertaining orators, as well as
one of the strongest and staunchest
lemocrats :n tho west, will lie given
his place on the program.
Uoadoa la Banc.
Sheriff V. I). Gordon returned this
morning from Holder, i-usier anu
Fremont counties. Colo., where he
succeeded in leasing the mining
nroiiertv of the Kock Island Gold
Mining company and the Kock Isl
and Mining and Aims company, 10
desirable parties and by whom they
will be improved and operated tot lie
fullest extent at once.
Mr. Gordon reports times verv
hard in the west, silver mining bav
in ceased altogether, and the min
ers on the verge of starvation, and
some are forced to leave their 'homes,
The leasing of the mines will in a
measure, assist these unfortunate
men and make times better, in that
locality. "Mining stock at present
is very low." said Mr. Gordon,
stwk" in one of the mines having
dropped from 25 to fl.85 a share."
' Mr. Gordon, after transacting his
business, went out hunting with some
of his friends, among whom was J.
V. McCreery, of Coal Creek, Col.,
son of R. l. McCreery, of Rural.
The party brought in an elk, the
horns of which will be here in a few
days, a black tailed deer and a white
Haaa- tm Hla.
Yesterday afternoon Shield's gro-
cerv horse, driven by Mort fcwing
That Which Befell Clay Stephen, at Milaa,
Yesterday afternoon Clav Stephens,
of Milan, accompanied by his brother
and two friends, with whom the
brothers jKcre visiting about three
miles east of DeWitt, Iowa, on the
Wapsie, went out hunting, and in
some unfortunate manner the gun
which Mr. Stephens carried was ac
cidentally discharged, the contents
lodging in his breast. The youn
man lived only 45 minutes after the
accident. He was 26 years old and 1
had many friends who were shocked
bv the sad intelligence borne to Milan
The funeral will be held in Long
Grove - tomorrow, Mr. Stephens'
father being buried there.
Men's Picadily Calf Blucher.
Men's Yale Cap Calf Blucher.
Men's Yale Calf Blucher.
Men's Yale Calf Congress.
Men's Yale Calf Balmoral.
Men's Columbia Calf Congress
Women's Russian Calf Hand
Tamed Cork Sole Blucher.
Yomens Cloth Top Hand' Turn
ed Cork Sole'Oxfords,.Jjust
the thing to'wear witbOver
Women's plain and Tip Hand
Turned Cork Sole Shoe, the
only shoe that will assure
dry feet, and lots of other
different styles, all of which
can be had in width from A
to E, and all styles jo fjR lib
bers from S to W.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
CASH STORE, 1712 Second Avenue
OLIU G- IHT TTir
Advert Isrd list No. 44.
List of letter uncalled for at the postoiBce at I
Back Island, 11L. Nov. s. ism:
OarU,, Lory R Hi
Diua, Magelr aMe
renno, F M
Ofifflu. Wm H;
Jobaaou, Chas J
Lewis. Loalaa Mt"l
Volt. Fannie Vim
P ant, Emma MiM
Belt, Ada Mir
Keir, Annie Mi
Kweett, F 1
WHAT, A BURGLAR?
Snarks, Ada M is
alorphy. Mamie Mi tbornton. Ada Mrs
VTrr, Mary Mr
V ogle. Myrtle Mi-s
wooa. tt J
Waite. Dongla K
lonnc, A J
Sanders, J B .
Brlfert. Friedrich '
To 1c rare nromM delivery, letter hauld be
addremd to street and anmber.
Jon W . Form. Potmi-tr.
The Weather Forecast.
Coudy today; clear Friday: decid-
edlv colder; northwesterly winus.
' F. J. Walz, Observer.
FACTS AND EVENTS.
Oct. 81 Edward W. Murray,
line, Grace L. Smith. Cordova.
Nor. 1 Erick Johanson, Caroline
In 130 the United states had threerl
Inhabitanta to the aqnmre mile of area;
la 1890 there were twenty.
A man who claims to be a "conjurer"
baa ao "bewitched" three negroes la
Tennessee as to render them insane.
The deepest gold mines ia AnstraUn
are the Magadla, at StawelL 2,400 1
feet, and LanseU's, at Sandhurst, ,6ia
A direct telegraph cable line be
tween Australia and Canada ia ex-1
pec ted to be completed ia two years, i
The earth as eeea from the other I
plane ta provided there ia any mm
there to aee it ia of a distinct bid
The longest artificial water cooraa
ia the world is the Bengal canal, MO I
amilea; the beat ia the Erie, M3.
Soothe scores of bargain s'caugkt
by buyers of our Furniture, Car
pets, Stoves and Ilouse'-Furnish-ings,
and you'll certainly be
caught napping and miss the
chances we are offering if you
delay making a purchase. The
stock is on wheels so to sneak
and is running, 'right away
from us1. It's a home run, too
and you'll miss a point if you
don't make some of the runs
come in your direction. That's
easily enough done at the figure
at which we are offering our Parlor, Bedroom and Dining Room Suits
Kitchen outfits, Stoves and House Furnishings. Its a catching display
we are making at figures as catching as a fire on a prairie.
OUR TERMS Cash or on easy terms of pay
ment without extra charge.
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT,
C. F. DEWEXD, Manager. 1809-1811 Second Avenue.
Upholstering done to order. Open evenings till 8 o'clock.
Telephone No. 1206.
The Ladies1 Belief society will hold I
its reorular monthly meeting Satur
day, Nor. 4, at 2 p. m., in the High I
echoo! banding -
MIXED HOUSE PAIN Tfc
UZ Oil TrmTB LOAD, CTC.
MR WW' . w .
went his way.