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Davenport Weekly Leader (Newspaper) - June 2, 1896, Davenport, Iowa.13 the Davenport weekly Leader. Highest of All in Leavening latest u. S. Nov t report. Baking powder absolutely pure mid Rock islam 1 110.nt. An Inu Roi Tkv her the .--.i. Ii t i loii1. Fat ill All Abs Irvinc i y hindi of the of rms and if tie statements morning s Union Are it i 1 til b iii topic for a to a Nio u v. Ill in1 i i Ili a not so i Long t wus Ori Ora t l i m Objet the v the cities of isl Tiff in the ror k in Lii the s taif of ferry and the the ominmi1 e or i re use Liidi to new Corci any i it operate was find a. T a the of company for this Tjie fur the past five a pairs there has been periodical in the about tiie occupancy of first Avenue by the years ago th0 Ojo red an sex a Austic report to set. Forth nil of the that Weie pause 1 granting to any i c right to build operate and maintain tracks along and upon first Avenue and also setting Forth All that were then upon the her Fiorit it hotel ordinance at All. Then of Iloncai of the Council in committee of the and out of the committee of tiie Wholf meetings upon the River Batik and in the Council chamber. Lure was great Darner about illegal occupancy by sri horus. A or was passed and that it. Since the ferry franchise has Law a i i posed of the same clamor existed and the situation is in h Skisland daily Union of sunday last and the outcome of meeting the Rock Island City is to watched with much a it mean much 10 a certain this is what the Union. About the Situa understand that inc River front committee make report in the form of an at tomorrow evening s meeting of the City and if Soice gossip we heard. About out to b True the on ii ought to Isid until the next Regis Lar Nichting As the Law pro i vices. J report that is about is that the committee has arranged a sort of with the repro Scota Tives of the railways by which it to agreed that with the exception of one or two too Inaudi upon present i of first for Railroad of tin in question arc to pay the this Money to be Viu d to improving the k ice. We con m t Midi a barter illegitimate. H simply a of municipal i Illus Are through which a iii to be to con undisturbed. Legally such an can have no Merit or bind u nothing to the value permanence of the ordinances authority of which the railways occupy 1 first if these ordinances arc it is because the Council exceeded in passing them. The coun 1 1 hns no Lowers that it did not i Eto foie possess in making conces i to indeed its Powers Skivo since been materially modified Mimse Riberd. If the Council mid not heretofore authorize a Street be used As a Yard for storing rail Way cars and erecting Roundhouse and c elevators it cannot do so Row. Its actual Powers Are limited to lowing the streets for transit on Cou of tic a else at and in violation of slate Hope the reports current As to the Tenor of the proposed ordinance arc erroneous that the aider Meu upon this committee have too High a regard for their own Honor and the Honor of the City of Rock Island to recommend he Sale of Aldermani influence and municipal forbearance As to the Laws and the decrees of in consideration of so much Money. A Deal of this nature is altogether too suggestive of arts of legislative Sand baggers. The being that the City instead of the individual pockets the bribe and openly assumes the monday s daily the exit of May. Half a illion dollars to be Civen away in articles of real value co the users of and 3-a your coupons pictures. C Pai cd 9 j Choice str in re i 41 j .1 w f e o or Tran m pocket i by the crowning of the Virgin Queen at St. Mary s. There is nothing More Beautiful than the Devotion of catholics to the Virgin and especially that of the children. They have been taught to look upon the Virgin Mother As the Ideal of Chris Tian and the Mont ii of is set apart for special Devotion to her. During the past month daily exercises marked the of at which hymns were Sung and litanies recited. A lesson by illustration was usually Given by the Pas Tor who elaborated on the glories of the Virgin s exalted the Potency of her intercession and the admirable Praise worthiness of her imitation. To he Catholic the Virgin is the Ideal to and just As the ancients have Ming of the glories of a Juno the sister wife of so also have Christian poets celebrated in heroic verse the sir fees and the beauties of the queenly the gracious theotokos or the de Para. The Mother of god and the of heaven. Yesterday afternoon at St. Mary s Hui a after the Vesper service at Veiock the culmination of the May time exercises was celebrated by the Chil Dren of the Parish school. By an Al most unanimous vote Little miss Kate the daughter of p. T. Walsh the contractor was selected Queen of May. And upon her de the duty of crowning the Vir the last Antiphon of the Vesper or Cien song a Hundred Little Irisse l in White and wreathed with the Flowers of May started in prices the of the Church i Liow l by the tiny May Queen with Chr on r a of which was for in Coronation. On the to Yum 1 Aii in of to hich altar left a a Flicht of stairs had Kadina the Sti ind up 1 Ris firral lad it lit oped a a Jiff i of of Zirri 3 1 fifty trains Trojan by n ppr rial choir. Put a Rev t. .1. A. Flann Acau of s1. Is. If pocket i Viii. He is a pot Irful 71 Ora fun 7tj f 3 w n i a few in c v Tabasco co. W i 5n sunday s Dally la bulk Congill. A bit of gossip about the 111 Latch Craft. The Lithie Reni sorted sunk near St. Louis with capt. Seaman and wife and six used to be a Dia mond to line Hoat. It was built by the line about Twenty years ago. The Trade was very prosperous and the boat being the Mary Morton was built to carry the business that the Conger was not Able to handle. The Libbie Conger ran in the Diamond to line Trade till five or six years ago. She was sold to a firm Down the River who used her in River improvement contract later she was sold and at the time of her de Atli she was plying from St. Louis As a Missouri River packet. Her last visit was paid to Davenport last when she landed there with a cargo of to pecans and the like. She stayed two or three and disposed of a Good Deal of her and in try ing to get up Over the to Trade at Points she blew a be came and was forced to return in to Davenport for repairs. One Man was blown into the River by the it is As he was never seen or heard of after the flue gave Way. The Day of her misadventure her chief Engineer was wounded while she Lay at the Davenport a Man on the lower deck accidentally filling his shoulder and neck and face with shot. He was taken to .1 in Van port Hospital for but died. The Libbie was detained so Long by the repairs that were rendered necessary by the Accident on the rapids that she did not get away till this lying at the Kahlke ice Harbor below Rock Island All Winter. Monday s daily rear end collision. Two Street cars collide and a plat form broken. On West third Street yesterday afternoon there was a collision that made the hair of three or four carloads of people stand on end in such a manner that it will take a Large amount of brushing to reduce it to its Normal condition. There was a Large amount of traffic on the West third Street line of the Tri City Railroad in the afternoon and it became necessary to turn out All of the cars that were available to handle the crowd. The cars were run in groups of three each motor with a trailer. Three trains of one of the groups were coming up town All loaded the second was in charge of superintendent Mceroy. As the first train approached one of the Crossings just below Warren Street there was 3 signal to Stop. The Motorman obeyed the signal. On the second train supt Mceroy attempted to shut off the cur rent on his motor and apply the Brake for some reason or other the did not respond to the efforts and train crashed into the rear end of the train ahead. There was a scattering of passengers from the train ahead As i was seen that the Motorman had los control of the second one. Supt. My Elroy never left his and succeeded in reducing the Speed of us cars somewhat. Howth a. They came together with considerable Force and the platform of which the superintendent was standing was badly wrecked. To one was injured and aside from the damage to thu cars and the scare to the there was nothing of note. Friday s Dally badly burned. A lady Well known Here i Robbly fatally injured. Hud news comes to us from be Luond. Which will be received with a Deal of regret by All the acquaint ances of the lady who were associates with her in social life while her the Well known Grain resided in this City. Miss Cecelia a teacher in the be Luond nigh school while engaged in drilling a class at an entertainment in the town Hall at that place lust tuesday was fatally burned by the explosion of a lamp in the wings of the which set lire to the scenery and precipitating a panic. Miss Finch who was on the stage at the time was enveloped in flames while trying to save the Chil and these were entirely burned off her body leaving her pitifully scorched and blackened. It is feared that she will die. Mits the Young lady who so unfortunately fell a to the is Well known Heie having spent several years in study at the immaculate Conception Academy in this City where she was graduated with Honor some half a dozen years ago. Since that time she has been a teacher in the Belmond High where her services received the highest econom sums Ever awarded to the faculty of that institution. Miss i Inck s Uncle several years ago moved his family to a Cloua where he has extensive ele Vator from which time the lady in question has Only visited Davenport but once. Her Host of friends in the and her former school especially the Good Sisters of the Academy will be shocked to hear of the pitiful Accident which has be fallen her. At the time of the Accident the Hail was crowded and the people fought and struggled to escape from the build ing which they thought was doomed. Many were trampled upon a the panic which took and but for the pres ence of mind of several Cool headed gentlemen in the crowd who mounted on chairs and harangued the throng. The results would have been terrible. As it was Many were badly Hurt. Monday s daily removed. Police department changed its Quad lers this morning. This morning the police attaches a the station were Busy moving the fur Neuire and paraphernalia of the old police department into the new quarter.1 at the City Hall. The new offices not quite As spacious As the old. A they Are More and attractive the Largo originally fitted sip of patrol has been made or and is Brict k and chairs. The n room is on the Teft and the on the right of this Large area the s room adjoins Mair Entrance with Ponce court on Corner of Story the 5n in a Ard arc by a a eth come no a33 tight and in Irlar and and for a and Ronty of will pm prof against vat. Of Nijla Lioio is in anti Enrri Lor in to fit rain fax no of Troubl on nov q Jafurs in Hall Arf to the him for h in i i it. Flo to Chi Jipos Bir formerly n of mib til of this t to Regis k Troball satyr or. A vhf r Mir of t3v lit Rry of that my now an so Many our Cone abroad mating a monday s daily suicides. Janitor of school no. 10 hangs him self. This morning at o clock Jani Tor Benkert who has been taking the place of the regular janitor of schoo no. 10 at eighth and Marqueite. Joe hoop while at work about the schoo Yard chanced to look into the Coal she in the rear of the school building and attached to the property occupied by or. Hoop As a dwelling and there saw his body swinging by a rope. Rushing across to the store of Hin Richs Welters he met or. Wolters to whom he related what he had seen. Or. Wolters immediately notified Coroner Mccortney and the police and then accompanied John Powers. B. Schoo and the frightened janitor to the Coal shed there they found the body of the dead janitor hanging As his assistant had described. They soon had it Cut Down and made an Okam nation they found that life was extinct and As the body was cold Canie to the conclusion that he must have been dead for some time. Upon the arrival of Coroner Mccort Ney a jury was Emp annexed composed of George writers. Charles Baurose and f. L. Beyers who after being sworn viewing the remains adjourned in this afternoon at or. Hoop born in Germany and was 55 years old. He had been mar ried but his wife died last Winter. He is survived by two Cne of is married and the other 3ives at Home and was House keeper. To say being Wash Day she had gone to a id assist in washing and had left her father at Home for the four months has been Nab pc to Vork on a Roant of an attack of the rheumatism and during much of has to House. Hj.11 ass or. T to his duties to compete. Candidates to be selected prom Ali District. The following letter has been received from congressman Curtis making the announcement that there is now vacancy in the naval Academy at an Napolis to be filled from this District and that there will also be one in the West Point military Academy next year and that in accordance with the he is to appoint a candidate by competitive examination to fill the vacancy now existing in the naval Academy a Annapolis and the prospective vacancy at West the latter to be filled a year in Cadet at present representing the second congressional District Iowa at the United states military acad Emy is expected to graduate in july and in accordance with the Provis ions of l in Itow Kaiui Liik Niertit to be made a year in 1 am invited by the Secretary of to on or before july 1. A Candi Date to fill the prospective am also invited by tiie Secretary of tin Navy to nominate a suitable person to fill the vacancy which now exists in the United states naval Academy for naval Cadet will enter the Academy or sept. 1 next. A second candidate Foi each of these to be designated As will also be named. Osiier to determine these rcom a. Competitive Cumi Antior of candidates has been arranged to by held in the old High school building in beginning at 9 a. June 1c. Before a Board consisting o Hon. W. L. Roach. Muscat prof o. P. Bostwick. Or. J. H. Kulp prof. C. C. Dudley. Maquon and prof. James a. Rob sch Iowa City. Must be actual residents of the District. Candidates must and at least five feet in free from any infectious or immoral and generally from any disease or which May Render them Imit for Mili tary duty. They must be Well verse in in including Ortho Graphy. In and have n know i ledge of the elements of English Gram of descriptive geography Early of our own and of history of the United states. The of admission to West Point but Weer 17 and 22 to Annapolis Between 15 and 20 years. General qualifications for admission to the two academies Are sound body and suit Abb Good natural capacity and aptitude for industrious habits an obedient orderly disposition and a Correct moral deportment. Two candidates receiving the highest ratings be nominated b. Me for the Cadetships. And the two standing second be nominated a. A Ternate. So that if the first two Shai fail to pass the examinations for admission the second two May report ant be Given like Opportunity to pass m. Curtis. M. C. D. A. May 23. It is Ihm Imbt the fact of his 51j has Ina his mind and has Jan Over 5i Enlil of Spaght Relief in the school was s5s a Jirs Aco con Ion twas r. Al says fyn a Faith is Orkman or l Tias always had Chr of of hic a of tiry front Mortti y years an and had h re bin Iuo he re pc. T Ini r Ano family a in if f 5tt fam inc. Or. Mav Here a or 1wo his Matij Jay will remain for in Only. Of or. And Axtman. Or. Aitt of our boys Fiata non Liia own of whom if 5s re from daily obituary. Powers. At his Home is 10 West fourth Street at 7 o clock this morning occurred to Ileath of mishap i j. Powers of drops Cal complications. The deceased w bom in Ireland in and came to this City forty four years ago from new of Loans where he emigrated several years before. Or. A overs was an of and respected citizen Well known this Community. He is Survie by i wife and eleven for years the deceased was with work no Force of the in which position Mado an and kindly Fon Inan. His son him in these Dulies. He was n member of r. C. M. A. The Cathoir knights of Amorita and the Federal life insurance company. The funeral held from family at 1 sunday sir virus it is. At o Bjork. Tvs ii Init in int in she holy fans Ivy of Toffry. K. Of Van. This v. H re a. Tori Kyro i. Or. M. J. Adams i in j v. Job 31 of first Ituk. orc Etc of. N h. A e s. K jul cured of gallstones. My the or. J. H. Mclean Medici St. To. For of ten years i from what the doctors called neuralgia of the list they could do nothing for me. At Ono time i wan Taku with a most and in my Antony i prayed for death to relieve me. My husband sent to Lincoln for another who and after pronounced my trouble to be the Only Relief i received was when the injected morph Luo and that Yonh Only temporary. I was Reading u your almanac where or. H. Mclean s liver and kidney Dalh cared Case of gallstones. My husband thought i had better try hoho bought a bottle. That bottle to no Minoh Relief 1 inc Ouranel to keep of with it. I used seven and am to links to its Rucat Healing cured sound and Well. I am unable to express my gratitude to you for the in Nelt i have received from your wonderful Medicine. I have recommended it to Many people Moe my do so when 1 live the Opportunity. You May Inako use of thin letter and shall always 4o any Way you desire. Yours lbs. Lizzie monday s daily the Road rack. Arrangements completed for tiie com ing event. There is every evidence that y m. O. A. Race this year eclipse any of the races Given in pre years. Although the Rue. Is no1 to Fonie Oft until june the arrange inputs Are Complete and the of prizes is growing right along. Already a Large number of out town riders True been by and from and. There is reason to believe Liere will be a Large number of entries the committee in charge of the a have had the entry prepared and they May be pro Euret from the proper officers of the Assoria tion. The entries will close at c o clock on the evening of june 19. The course that lits been selected the committee is almost the same a. That of last year. The Only difference is that the Start and finish will a thirteenth and main instead o twelfth and Braily. Making it fou blocks Shorter and avoiding the Stree car tracks which caused two or Good heavy Falls last year. The hours will be As from thirteenth and main North of West on Locust to the and Northwest on the Mays vile Road to the second Cross thence South to the Iowa state Road o1 it is More familiarly the lock St Street thence East to mail and South to the place of by Gin ing. The officials for the race have been chosen As manager and Cham Bers. A. Keller. P. Or. J. A. De Armani. W. M. Hat Blin. W. A. Scharn Weber. Or. A. H. Mccandless. Rock isl and. Timers Tho. Chas. Haskins. Paul Rock Island. De. Peterson. E. Knocke. S. B. Clapp e. Jones. The following prizes have already been donated and As to the out of dealers there is no doubt but that there will be a considerable number of additions that have not As yet been hard from. The prizes offered by the local dealers Are As a. Federsen Viiu tires. M. E. Nabstedt sons. Rheual. J. A. Zeman. Trenton Cycle meter. Emerson co. Sweater and s. M. Reynolds. Exerciser. John a. Dodds Utility Saddle. City repair eclipse electric lamp. A. . Cycle suit. G c. . Dozen Cabinet photos. J. 11. C. If sen s Globe a lamp. Davenport cutlery co. Lumsden Ca Mera Farrier no. C. Tri City electric bag and tools. Mason s Carriage foot pump. W. S. Fameron sons. Hat. ticket office. New departure Ull. Stars frizz Fil run try lamp. R Jjo. f. In Ray tires. 3n addition 5o above John Lias Mao a Donai Ion of Cash of of prizes Lylial of by of of to san thus far. Re taji3 a. Is As la Vin Uros food Brako. King Ohara Coffi a3njnjtnjjn Liing Saddle. Pc to Lon in blur works. So rails Tirol. Indiana Xor Elty Crany. Trood handle bars. J Carrier i Tork spline com Road racing Snurr Ward. Kmak William mfg. Co. Saddle 9 s daily observer Walz did right. Lohn r. Sage advocates the adoption of this work by the Bureau. The action of observer Walz in Noti Ying the authorities of the Lii Eric conduit runs on the Day of the great St. Louis Cyclone was just the Hing and it will not be Long before he department will officially authorise he observers All Over the United states o take just such action. At the pres ent time there is no authorization on he part of the department and the of if lie does notify the people As o the conditions must do so on his own responsibility. Regarding this very thing John r. 5age. Director of tiie Iowa state Weathi in an interview pub shed in the Chicago times Herald was known to the United states Lignal office in St. Louis that the Tor ado was coming for two hours before t and had the officer in charge lot been afraid of creating a panic for nothing he could have Given a warning hat would have saved hundreds of Ives. But he had no authority to do and of course he could not car mainly whore the storm strike. In knew he would be blamed for Catis unnecessary alarm if Tornado off on one Side. Now. If be had instructed give notice of possibility or probability of the approach of the then the people have prepared for it. It lot require any additional for that of the weather department is sufficient. All that would be needed More than we have now would be watchmen to keep a constant Lookout during storm season. Then it would not be difficult or to devise a system of signals throughout the say through the Telephone sex so that the warning could be Given All Over the City in a very few or. Sage is one of the Foremost inf a in the service in the uni Fri states to May and is ranked As such in the depart ment. In addition to the above he makes some suggestions that if he was at the head of the agricultural Bureau of the United states he Roulpi put in operation and it May not be Many years he is there. Tik suggestions Are As first system of signals should be arranged by which a the Large . In Tole graphic indication with other stations within a radius of 200 warn the pc Opie of the approach of the Tornado. This is entirely for the Tornado does not travel More than forty to sixty Miles an and it can be Hoard for Many oven without telegraphic advice. The Telegraph operator in Poi Neroy. Where the Tor Nado struck two years ago with inc Force Ever known in Iowa. Know storm was coming for More than an hour before it struck there. Of was not certain it would and no one Ron a warning could be Given of the approach of the storm Anil of Tho probability that it would hit the town or City. Thon the people have rime to Homo and get into places of comparative safety i Enlil storm pass. Simmons Alec Slasor to ill is from malaria Poi son which Ron is Arish the month. Simmons regulator a Lacativo that cleanse sys and Iho Wood. An Lont Ait alive and tonic for Sprinc. If in Vij a much improve ii in Ash by Lakin Simmons in Ivor Hryn by. Many Haro Onmi Enloid of at Zitti phial in mfr of hats a-1 Tho Shoro. The explanation 5s is in a an Riv t front Moling in Ifim a Rejnis. The most on Roc will i ave Ike a by j Hood s Sarsa Darhla. It Clovo Dlf cases. Sinday a Jih friends in Climon f turning on to and mrs. M

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