Davenport Daily Leader, August 20, 1893

Davenport Daily Leader

August 20, 1893

View full page Start A Free Trial!

Issue date: Sunday, August 20, 1893

Pages available: 11

Previous edition: Friday, August 18, 1893

Next edition: Monday, August 21, 1893

NewspaperARCHIVE.com - Used by the World's Finest Libraries and Institutions
About Davenport Daily LeaderAbout NewspaperArchive.com

Publication name: Davenport Daily Leader

Location: Davenport, Iowa

Pages available: 21,334

Years available: 1858 - 1904

Learn more about this publication
  • 2.18+ billion articles and growing everyday!
  • More than 400 years of papers. From 1607 to today!
  • Articles covering 50 U.S.States + 22 other countries
  • Powerful, time saving search features!
Start your membership to the world's largest newspaper archive now!
Start your genealogy search now!
See with your own eyes the newspapers your great-great grandparents held.

View sample pages : Davenport Daily Leader, August 20, 1893

All text in the Davenport Daily Leader August 20, 1893, Page 1.

Davenport Daily Leader (Newspaper) - August 20, 1893, Davenport, Iowa LARGEST CIRCULATION DAVENPORT. V V -v TELEGRAPH REPORTS UNITED PRESS THIRD YEAR. DAVENPORT AUGUST 1893. TWELVE PAGES Just One Minute 1 Of your please. Have you heard about the Great Semi- Aniiual Clearance Sale of Men's and Boysf Fine and 22.00 Suits for flie low price of 15.00 and 18.00 Suits for tlie low price of and 14.00 Suits for the low price of and Suits for the low price of St'Il hundreds to pick still all all Sacks and You're still in time to save 1 0 on a suit. THEY FIGHT. Kansans Resist on the Strip. A Border Battle at Eagle MYSTERIOUS POISONING. Three Children Dead and Mother nod Father Dying. NEW Aug. special to The Times from Little says. Three m j dead another seriously the irOOpS j mother dying and the father lying helpless on his back in a small cottage in the resi- dence portion of the was the report received by the city authorities. The head of the family is T. a who came with his family recently to Lit- Texas. for CM- tie Rock from Dardanelle. One of the a was taken suddenly and died in four hours. After the child had been buried tbe mother was and compelled to take to her bed. A day or two later the father was forced to his bed. They suffered great like that nese Ohio Furnishes a Fatal Fam- ily of aPersou who had been poisoned. The three remaining children were stricken down by the mysterious disease. At 2 o'clock in the afternoon one of them died and another followed at o'clock. The third child is dangerously ill. The physi- cian believes there was a poisonous slib- stance in the well. An analysis of the is DOW being Great Celebration at the Co- lumbian Exposition. STARTLING SENSATION. Chars U it Man Suml for AUK. A BEGAN WITH A BIG PARADE Ami Entled with a Magnificent Display of at of the ia XYoiit of Victoria Uouae Charles T. Member of the Royal Freseut at the Inter- esting Ceremonies. Aug. British Cape Colony and minor colonies of Queen Vic- toria's empire were represented iu the celebration of British Empire day at the exposition. The Union Jack and the colonial flags floated from Victoria The Severe Miner Struggle in Can Only Pay 25 I'er Aug. of the most disastrous and complete bank fail- ures that has occurred in Kansas is that- i of the Finney County Farmers' bank. From careful estimates its assets his shown that it will not by able to pay more I than per of its deposits the I opinion of Slate Bank Coiumissiouer Brei- 1 denthal its officers should be am-.stou ami prosecuted for swindling. The brink isthe Certified checks on Savings Banks of Rock Island and Moline taken at par for ruerchandisevand accounts. Crop -L. Excellent Quality. of the Finney County bank when dition List was converted into state bank. a i A SkirinUh With Troop-. j Auir- lirst roriiMct soldiers now patrolling strip ana tho trespassers reported ten miles south of i Uunuevell. A party of fourteen Kansas cattlemen have been cutting hay for some i uny.s. Their camp was raided about day- j break today by a body of United States j troop- who ordered the men to vacate. i and attempted to confiscate all the cninp i equipment. The Kansans and an eTchKUjre of tuok place at close 1 resulting in the death of four of tho und wounding several others ou both side.-. The details are unobtaiti- u is r LouN Zink. of stole Adams Ex- press company here. Tin- elerk covered it before K-fi the o.Oice and covered him -with a V prevails in thu town of near the northern boundary of oouuLy. Xoc the newgpuper cor- rcspondentK told a pitiful story of the ac- cidental poisMniutf of an infant tliat was given u solution potash in its milk by mistake for liaie water. This occurred July 7 and soon after the burial the Mr. and Mrs. Charles quar- reled and the wife was turned out doors and was not allowed to come back. She then instituted proceedings for di- vorce. The husband retaliated by charg- ing her with infanticide and made affida- vit that she purposely poisoned the infant and urtjed him to cremate the remains. The coroner commenced an disinterring the remains holding an autopsy with physicians irom the city. The stomach of the babe was removed and sear- to a chemist for analysis. Id-Be Train Captured. Aug. dastardly at tempt to wreck the Philadelphia and Erie was foiled by a freight crew. The track on a five-mile curve in a secluded spot was obstructed cbains ami pins. The freight crew having discovered the notified Officers Higgins nnd as they closed in ou were fired upon by the latter. had his clothes pierced by two bullets and lost his num. but Hig- gius captured the other wrecker after a desperate buttle. The wrecker is a man of gave his name as Edward a uiul in addition to being I heavily had a burglar's kit with him. Better Day Dawning for the Business World. WEEKLY REVIEW OF R. G. DUN CO. Faint Vet Definite of Improvement Business Trying to Go Without for Drain ou Savings Ranks Relieved Bat Small Decrease in Railway The Gold Imported During the Week. Aug. B. G. Dun Co.'s Weekly Review of Trade There is a rift in the clouds. Faint and yet definite of improvement are all the better be- cause they not from possibly de- lusive hope's or from momentary foreign but from the good sense and wonder- ful recuperative power of tbe people them- selves. Business is trying to go ahead without waiting for Im- ported or more during tha does not go to the right the people are creating a home-made cur- rency for themselves by using certified checks in paying settling local accounts and purchasing grain and cotton. Ijittle comes back as yet from timid and the paralysis of exchange is nearly as complete as but very fact pushes each section and city into rely- ing more on itself and less on government and Wall street. thev had been close f-'ii.-ii'ir there all nijj the telt-i hi u luilhins French. -The Paris spondent The Tin.cs says of a fight be- tween Freiit.-h juul Italian workingmeii in least fifty were killed and were in the The Resumptions are now becoming some- hat aud iu the very shrinkage of production men sec- evidence that de- mand must soon overtake supply. Pig- iron does not but sells at here innnbevinir carried everv .'iiiempr u. 'itiruiiiii ar- e Miner Strikes in Urcat Uritiilu. and other L-kvko rt-teu nu.l the money He had airuadv eomiiLiitf.i Appoals to ilic C .M Aug. .V ied a proclamation i-jtliii. itizeiis-of -Milwaukee to out ibe city treasury that puMic improvements be- can be coiuinuo'l employment iriven to many idle nu-n. '1 lie eiiy had its to tied in th- i conr trie and junior the British side Iiv SoutU n n M l ration bi'Ljan as ion wirh tha fair with ii society and civic parade r oc ihe dt-funct Mitchell bank. In his proc- lamation the mayor ciiixeiia to pay tiiuir taxos in or loan the cit Gimbel. LIVERY XOdJtDIA'G- STABLE LONPOX. Aup. strujnrle between I the aud the mine owners is no nearer a srettlemout now than three when the strike In Midland f alone fully are idle. In South Wales the situation is i so critical that more than 2.00O infantry. beside aud mule have j beeu collected in anticipation of a miner's I jn a Fortieth strt-er. In i riot. The -whole- district is in a state of feverish and apprehension. They tho CHICAGO. AUK- and Harry Plumb of aged res pec lively liTj and ble-.v out the and then went n inarr-iiaU-d by Captain of the Briri-h which madu its appcaraiicw in Chicago as pare of pioc'.-s-ion. Her idivrs return to afu-r iheiusflvt'.s in Tia1 tournanu-nt vciunro linaucial and bludgeons to Th e fc' 1'iM-cnn.my. uf iru- took HANDSOME FUNERAL CAR and NEW LANDAUS trie Service of the Public- PICNIC AND EXCURSION WAGON. OPEN DAY AND AL.L. ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO. A. Border Tex.. Aug. night I hundred federal commanded bv Maior directed bv surprised attacked a small party of camped at Chnrco Oe Beuado. near The troops iired one volh-v and then charged the t morning they wert- discovered. Arthur is in a corniitiuii with a ii.'iri- ehancvof rec verv. in frcnr. Victoria the British troops and baud in the mili- tary ceremony. only member of tlie royal present was Henry T. who was instructed from Sir Kirharti TO rake part froui lire arms. Tiiere frightful lights in the Iralians oarric-.itled MM a farm. Thev were be- forthwith bv the and a reir- ular batiii- folloxvya. AVhcnever an Ital- ian escaped he was hunted like a nil to and at Pittsburg for Xo. thousrh the weekly output has been reduced -30 per slnre May Though live concerns have failed and twenty-four have stopped during tiie fourteen have resumed. ales of wool in seven weeks have been only pounds ntrainst year and pounds in 3 Si' I. .Somewhat lY-wer cancellations are met- in dress goods and there is mere buy- ing of full woolens. Shipments of boots and shues from Boston since the end of June have bf-cn a decrease of IT-.V per but a little more demand L- now seen. Tliat thcv lived 1 JJL- to t he fact partiaiiy mixed with part that ihev K-u their the Cliolcru Killrtl at fo ttiu has been issued b lleaUh of tiie Kfirainauia's pas- camp. The Caruuoishas. strict ten.cers are woli. Ttu-v by a chafrnuin of ortirially in the Political and religious lines nor British patriotism pix-dommated. Tbe went not exuberant from but discordant Irish K 'V r i ic and all receive 117. Jil Konrtli Telephone No. 22 i ordviv not to tiro upon federal troops. ouicklv rercaied leaving three of 1 1 number dead unon the their C.--F. RANZOW Hall. 1inal bath their will WHITE LEAD LINSEED OIL WOOD FILLERS VAOTISHES Aug. 19. Foliating are the scores of today's baseball ChicuLfo. -I. o. rhiladelphia. St. Louis. New vi. 4. ATT WA-LJL First iiM.me. 10. Second A. ri Called at the end of the seventh inning on account of darkness. 53O--532 West Third Davenport A Fatal Family Fuvtl- Aug. village of Bascom. five miles west of this was the scone of a bloodv riot between the be uizain tilt pliiut pivpanvlory to Their from Tlie cunnot be n'LtiU'ly but wui probably be Mun- next. lU-SlUlif t ill have been published by Xntioniil Tube Works fompany that iin Aug. a portiuii of the WV TKS will resume ut a rt'iiiiction of of from to 15 per The company expects to resume srations in ucpurtnieiu.s within H JVw days. in full the L-ompaiiy employes between me... __________________ Scooped SS.OOU Worth of NEW Aug. Press .special from R. Burglars b_ve K. M. CUMMTN449 Flack and Osterholt families in made a big haul hen-. They got into John. which the former tho aggressors. The trouble will result iu the death of ATLANTIC Frank Qsterholt and probably Osterholt. Perry S Corner Van and Sherman Ills. illcftlcan Southern and Rock Island Pacific K'r Depoi. Two Mocks from Grand Baltimore Ohio and Northern Pacinc Depots. Best Hotel In Chicago. Fer JDay. Want Protection for Coolies. Aug. sher- iff called npon the governor tonight for the militia to protect 300 Chinese em- ployed iu the from the large gangs of idle men. J. F. VOLZ. MERCHANT TJ Ts presenting a well selected line of SPKING AND SUMMER Silitinss and All Work Warranted Stylish and at Reasonable Prices. 42O BRADY ST. JAS. F. Funeral Director and Embalmer LfrSTS LOHGEST Fall Stock of Koben and Wrappers Alwayn on Hand. OEABSES ATVD CARRIAOE8 Furnished to Order. OFFICE OPEN DAY AND NIGHT. W. THIRP ST. TET.KPHONK 440. 795 PKKRY ST. IOWA POWDER PUREST AND BEST. Broke tlie FOKT Aug. in the first heat won the free-for-all pace and lowered the stallion record to It was a magnificent burst of mak- ing the animal the king of stallions. Xew Wlieut Very Aug. first wheat of the new crop was received today from South Dakota. The wheat is ex- cellent in quality and grades No. 1 north- ern. Injured by Lightning. Aug. tho territic lightning several people were struck. Miss Rappenia and Mollio Shyabi were fatally injured. With such shrinkage in the grent in- it. is surprising that railroad earnings do decline the decrease on reporting in August thus far be- in if 16 per cent. The decrease of 25 per in clearings outside Xew Tort last wet'k ami per cent. This is only natural. A little more money is now found for commerciiil and failures of banks have become both important and'less though the greatest caution is shown in accommodations. The receivership for Northern Pacific had been. freely discounted that it produced little though this is ihe third great rail- road default this and the aggregate stocks and bonds the three roads TO Prices of securi- ties have yielded comparatively little. Cotton fell cent with somewhat better o'f the probable yield. Movement of Corn. t AYhcAL dr.igs near the lowest figures business m th- their kuown of the ciecre.ise in the the .-uipint-Ln.. iji luiii- ihau ST. package of diii- saiil tu he at lost in this city last Tuesday night by C. 13. Kil- traveling- for Simeon Dessau of Xew was ivturned by mail to the clerk of the Liiulell hotel. A letter ac- companied package stating that the diamonds iveiv foiiiui in a transfer omni- bus in which Mr. Billings was a and the party found them learned the outers name through the press dis- patches. The police regard the whole as t-ike. A for the issu.-ui'.'e of r.lu- president's lamation del-hiring the Cherokeestrip for scttlenu-nt rreatt-.i an demand for un the Topeka. ami Fe railway Merchants who ev in ber and coal Oklahoma OrJ visibly for though western receipts are not stocks on hand are far bo- yo the power of speculators to carry wiih money markets in their present con- dition. The movement of corn is decided- se and reported in Boston and became a major in the MiehuM-UM volunteers. Since the war he lias been a of New Origins aud been citv editor of The Picavune for thirteen years. He was a thirty-second decree Mason. SOUTH welcoming addresses were delivered by Ellis residence on Lower Bellevue Consul J. Mayor avenue aud scooped iu the property of Mrs. Hotl Mrs. Ellis' valued at They did tho job while the family were dining. Negro Kavisher Killed. negro tramp went to the farm of Albert Horn and naked for Mrs. Horn was alone and the tramp assaulted her. Her screams brought her husband from the field ai.d the negro fied. Two posses started in pursuit and ai'ier a shore chase shot him dead. llroke the IVtirltl's Record. Four Aug. the free-for-ail pacing race Hoy Wilkes broke the world's stallion pacing going a George E. Gooch of Chicago. Sir Henry T. Commissioners Joseph Tasse and G. R. R. Cockburn of Arthur Renwick of New South J. J. Grinlinton of M. Berlinger of Cape M. II. Vincent of Trinidad J. J. Quelch of British and R. Blechynder of India. The audience joined in the choruses of Patrick's Star Ban- ner1 and Save the The celebration ended with a magnificent display of fireworks at nicht. mile in the last quarter in sec- c Hail Damaging Crops. Au. Severe hail storms throughout the northwestern part of Minnesota today did immense damage to crops. COSTS A Fatal Ktdo. Mo.j Ang. Fes- ker and three children wore drowned in the Missouri river tonight by the capsiz- ing of a skiff. They Have Settled Down. Fire at Ta. Aug. Fire in the main depart- ment of Kria Fish a.-teiociation houses V destroyed a amount of frozed fish nad appliances. The iish tug Annie Laurie was also burned. in- surance about an 18. ihc Chicno Andur- BOU Pressed Brick company made an as- signment in the county court in favor 01 Albert C. Carues. No of setts uud liabilities of illed. bricaiulcr Colombia. Times special from Panama says that Francis llen.-y the New York discov- ering that the United States of Colombia NEW Aug. ia quiet nt had a treaty f extradition with the United Newton this morning and no further the fugitive and his wife suddemy demonstration in feared. left the city in the latter part of July. Suicide of a 1'hygician. Aug. David G. Foster of twelve miles on the Panhandle fired a bullet into his brain with total effect. That his mind was affected there can be no question. He arose at an early hour and visited a patient. Returning home he greeted his family pleasantly and retired to his room to await breakfast.. A moment later a shot heard. II is wife hurried to the room and found him lying on the bed with a revolver in his grasp and a stream of blood flowing from a wound in his head. Surgical aid but the murderer never regained consciousness. 1'ftilnro in i ST. Greeley-Burn- ham Grocery company made a n assign- ment to C. B. the junior ber of the linn. The assets are said to be approximately between aud 000 and the liabilities are between and The of the assign- inent is inability to realize on the assets -is ft result o the present financial strin- gency. to the statement of oPi- cers of the company tho assignment ia not an serious as would appear at first glance. They claim that i i a liquidation in court instead of out oj it. Oi-inn-tov's I'n XKW VOKK. Aug. special to the Press from St. Paul The Jack Hempsey-Dick Barge mutch is off. Gus Tut Dempsey's acknowl- edges at last that Dempseyis not in his right mind aud says he will forfeit HOOO already up. Tut-hill and Dempsey have left for Chicago. Dempsey will be taken to a quiet- place near that cityt where he can be watched closely by his friends. to be iu paying hands in this am adjacent states. The commercial failures this week number 455 in the United States airuinst for the same week year. Two of ihe failures were of firms employing r capital others were employing over and were iinus over ciipitaL Hail Stones as Lurire as Apples. Aug. Ac about Expelled from the Masons. Aug. B. ex- pert in. the ollice of the city for- merly superintendent of county schools and principal of one of the schools in the and Harry a district expelled from the Ma- sonic fraternity by tho grand Brun- er gambled away the lodge funds and Staf- ford was guilty of dissipation and de- baucherv. Juror Falls Out a VTiuduiv. Aug. Frederick Mil a well-to-do fell from a win in the court lie was serving on a jury which had failed to agree and with the other jurors was locked in a room on the second of the house. He went to sleep ut-ar a window and MI breaking his .several and injuring himself internally. Poisoned Iiy Drinking- AVater. LITTLK The fam- ily of J. T. a consisting of mother and four living in the suburbs of this were pros- trated from drinking water from an old well. Three of the children have died and the mother is dying. The her and the only remaining child will recover. Payment in Gold. ST. Aug. Grain Exporter H. C. Hoars tick received in gold from Kurope for wheat shipped. He demanded imd received tbe coin because of the high rate of exchange. Mr. Haarstick thinks this is one- solution of tho money and says other exporters intend following his example. in the afternoon a storm came upon Buf- falo from the southwest. i'Ue wind with great force and it was accompanied by a hailstorm lasting fifteen minutes. Hailstones as large as apples fell. Every exposed pane of glass on the west side of every building was smashed. After the siorm the roofs were covered with as in winter. Many trees were blown down and there were several narrow escapes from runaway teams. There is no glass now in aud windows are boarded up until a supply can be had. The weight of the storm fell further south. Corn is badly damaged Girl Slashed with a Razor. EAST ST. Aug. IS. Lizzie the 18-year-old daughterof Mrs. was assaulted by Peter Judge and seriously slashed in the neck with razor. Judge boards the Schwabs and. asked Lizzie to go out with him. She refused and he slashed her with a cutting a gash from in front of her ear about four inches down her within half an inch of the carotid artery. Her condition is very critical. Disastrous Drought MeM Ang. drouulit which prevails over nearly the entire state has reached a severity unprecentad in the crop growing season for many years. The situation is becoming worse every day. Temporary relief has been afforded limited sections by light local but there are regions where scarcely aa' inch has fallen during the summer. Pas- tures are naked of feed and wells and springs arc drying up. __ _ ._t ___ i Groat Railway Consolidation. NEW Aug. 10. special to Press from St. The Press. .1.1 ..v fl -'j correspondent has jnst learned from inside sources that a movement is on foot to start iv new company with .lames .1. Hill nt the head for tho purpose of consolidating tho Northern Pacific and tho Great Northern railway which include practically the whole northwest. -vM ;