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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 3

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THERE IS MORE REAL VALUE IN OUR $3.50 LINE OF Ladies' Shoes { Than any similar price line in | the country. I Turns and Welts. Sizes 2% to 8. Widths A to E. MORRISSE Y BROS Retailers of NIGH GRADE Footwear, KANDKERCIHEfS. Having taken advantage of ths closing out sale of J. M Locke & Co., Chicago. Ill, We are prepared to give some special values in Ladies' Handkerchiefs, at 5, 8,10,13,15, 20, 26, 35 cents. Remember the ea r ly buyers will have the best selection/ El. f. LCilNE, 113 W. Third st. A thing of beauty is a joy forever. S© IT IS With our dainty Gold Lace Pins we have in for our CHRISTMAS TRADE A solid gold brooch nicely enameled, with Opal Center, only $5. A SUN BURSTE Like out $12, the same with | diamond $25. Diamond Rings are something that never weir ont—toe mounting of course will wear but the same stone in a new Betting is always a new ring. always the beat. Always the Cheapest and J. H. BOOTH'S, 119 West Third Street. Sawyer & Reiser, Madison Bids., Phone 185. How Do We Do It? By having No AiMti, No Peddlen, So Middlemen. You pay one >mall profit. die-hill Sived. 7 styles to select from. M6 machine? only f 17. Complete with all attachments W man guarantee. Equal to any machine sold through agent* at twtoa our price. Call and sej onr Handsome Drop Head Maohlno and others at the offloe Front and Henry at. HAPQOOD PLOW CO. It Pays to boy the Best. { •ettOMdi. Prk«* Right A Trial Order I Ctarlscet. j T. M. ANDERSON, GROCER. I PfcMM 17*. - 93* Uoloo Street ^ Q. E. WILKINSON, M. D. PHYSICIAN and SURGEON, Office— cor. and and Market sis. Residence— 327 Bast wh st. Office Telephone 005. Residence 1903. S hurtlett School ot MUSIC AND ART. UPPBR ALTON, ILL, W, 0. ARMSTRONG, Director. Pint Una begins Sept. Had. 18M. For L MWM itt TtoSnuSSSl •"» VooalMusic,Bloou- b&cTrt FMattU. Bw« (or catalogue Alton Conservatory. Eighth Year. Third Term. Tec. 1st. Music, Art, Elocution, Delurte sad Spcclil Studies. Mis* Alice E. Marsh, Voloe and Piano, Seminary street, Upper Alton, R. C. MILLS, -S Send Cor Catalogue. LADIES ! MAKE YOUR OWN DRESSES. Up-to-date dress malclne taught at our parlors. Ptshlonablo Ladles Tailoring done at reasonable prices. All work guarantee). BROWNWELL & CLEMM, 1026 Second st. MUUDERED JllS BROTHER. Terrible Crime Ennotetl on • Chicago and Alton Train. Carllnvllle, Ilia., Dec. 0.—The coroner's inquest over the remains of Noble Kent resulted In a verdict of death from gunshot wounds at tho hands of his brother, William Kent, on a Chicago and Alton train. Tho murderer Is Btill at large. The Chicago and Alton railway Is said to have offered $500 for his apprehension. On the dead man's person was found an arrogant letter from William Kent ordering him off the home place and stating that he never wished to see or speak to him during life. In this letter he also called the deceased a thief and declared If he annoyed him he would not relent In prosecuting him. Other letters were found by the coroner from County Judge Cowen to Noble Kent, containing particulars and advice which It Is stated would have cleared him from the charge of attempting to murder his brother William on March 22. Noble Kent dame with Sheriff Davenport willingly to stand trial on the above charge. On the train he stated to the cjfllcer that he had documents on hln person which would acquit him. He was chatting anl- mntely on the subject when h's brother appeared and shot him six times. This and like testimony was brought forth at the Inquest. BY THB TBLBORAPH PRIffTINO COMPANY. TUESDAY EVE., DBO. «. TBLRORAPH BUILDING, CoRHia THIRD AMD PIAIA Bn, THB DAILY TBLBORAPH ti dollreredbf carriers to all part* ot thr city at Alton, North Alton and Upper Alton, for 10 cents pe.rweek. Halted to any address at the rate of CO cents p»f month. THB THLBORAPH has the largeit circulation of say paper In Alton, ant !• th* best median (or edrertisers, Oounm THIRD AND PIAIA BTMITI. Ttti* MOW No. M, It you want to ret or roomi, It yon want to sell anything, If you want to flnd any lost article, Advertise in the Telegraph. Mlao Carrie Hart ia entertaining Mtsa Bhaffner, ot St. Louis, this week. Freeh Baltimore Oysters at J. H. Banman'g. Angelo Orlvello has again taken a position as traveling agent for the Poit-Diipatch, and left this morning to begin his duties. Dr. O. A. McMlllen, dentist, poot- offloe building. Gnu and look repairing done by Hubbel.—Jarrett building, e. 2nd at. A stone name plate was placed over tbe entrance to Garfleld school a few days ago. The name ot the eohool Is in raised letters and makes a neat appearance. Try Neinlnger'a Magnolia and new improved Fig. • The dry goods stores and some of tbe other stores are taking on quite a holiday appearance. Some of the displays this year will be beautiful and elaborate. For factory pants see Norman. Boys' <V, 6<V and 75?. JJen's 81 and «1.36; pood pants for boys and youths 81, $1.20, $1 20. Men's corduroy, 82.26. Subscriptions to the fund for a reward to be offered for tbe arrest of tbe Harrison murderers are still being made. Governor Tanner baa not yet offered the State reward. Jacob Sohiefer was fined 810 and costs today in the police court for venting his opinion of tbe police too freely while under the influence of too much bad whisky. Llndley & Dickinson, Dentists, Nisbett bldg., opp. Oity Building. The case of Ed. Haff for rape and Wash Johnson for larceny were called for trial in tbe Circuit Court today, but what disposition of them was made could not be learned. An overcoat belonging to Obas. linger was stolen from a hook in tbe Y. M. O. A parlors last evening. The coat was taken without the thief being seen and it is supposed that he wore tbe 'garment away from the place. Doraey Fuel Uo. have left Belle street and are now located at 314 Piaea street. (Jive them a call. Try the Best, "LaBelle," 84.00. Secretary Dawson of the Y. M. O. A., has ordered a fine new striking bag for tbe use of members of the association. He has been booming the membership and has raised tbe number over one hundred during the laet year. ' Mend broken dishes with "Climax" Glue Cement. Druggists and grocers. Tbe funeral of Wm. Fape was held at 9 o'clock this morning. Requiem high mass was held in St. Mary's church. The pall bearers were Henry Btlerly, Edward Hack, E. J. Eleinpe- ter, Geo. Flaohnecker, V. F. Spalding Jos. Schneider. The attendance at tbe funeral was very large. Shampooing and vapor baths new barber shop, A. J. Zangg, 210 Plasa at 'Every reader of tuis paper should' see the sewing machine advertisement of Hapgood Plow Oo. in this issue. It will Interest yon. Contractor Degenbardt has about half*of tbe work of bis contract for draining Smith's pond completed. A tunnel ia being constructed under Eighth street and the pipe is being laid in tbe tunnel to drain the water Into tbe hollow on tbe other side. Dr. A. O. Barr, dentist, 118 W. 3d st Scott is the busiest tailor in town. A highwayman captured in St. Louis Sunday night by the police gave his name aa Jacob Meyers and claimed that be waa an optician at Alton. No one here knows him but bla profession of highwayman leads to tbe suspicion that be may have lived in Alton or Upper Alton recently. Hugo, the 29 months old child of Mr. and Mm. p. F. Mneggenberg, died last night from tbe effects of burns received Friday by a kettle ot boiling water being overturned from a stove to the child's body. The affliction Is an unusually sad one to the parents because of the terrible nature of the child's injuries. The funeral will be tomorrow at 2 o'clock and will be pri vate. Turkish, Vapor and Plain Batha at Frank Bauer's barber shop, 805 Belle at Willie Turk, a member of Battery M f/tb artillery, writes bla father from Port Wadaworth, Staten Island, N.Y., giving particulars ol bis soldier life at the Fort, He sends a bill of fare for Thanksgiving day dinner and supper, which la evidence that tbe soldier boys had'<pretty good eating" on that day. Will expects to be discharged In two or tbree months. Dr.A.W.Kne. Demist, opaldiug bid. The steamer* Carrier, which left 8t< Louis for Graftou Saturday afternoon, ran aground opposite Ohouteau Park, a short distance above the Chain of Rooks. She worked all day Sunday to extricate herself, but without success. Yesterday afternoon the St. Louis harbor boat was sent to pull her off. She was in a dangerous position, lying across a bar, and tne river was falUng rapidly, which threatened to break her hull In the middle. Prescriptions compounded just right at Paul's Pharmacy, City Hall square. For a good shave, hot and cold bath go to Maul & Hall, Piaaa at. Shorthand and Typewriting taught by experienced teacher. Prices reasonable. Addrnss O. B. this office. Aatl-Burylar Aitociatlon. A meeting of those persons interested In the formation of a society to take steps toward suppressing tbe burglar nuisance will be beld this evening in the council chamber. Constitution and by-laws of the society have been drafted and will be offered this evening for adoption. All residents of tbe Altons are eligible to membership and are invited to be present at tbe meeting. Hard and Soft Coal. Delivered to any part of the city. Telephone 213. WM. FBIES. Buy "LaBelle The best, 84.00. Fired at a Burglar. Mrs. Geo. MoOollnm reported to tbe police last night tbat she had fired at a burglar who entered a room over tier store on Second street where she was lying down. She said she waa feeling ill and bad gone to bed early. At about eight o'clock the man entered ber room carrying a quantity of silverware which he bad put in a sack. Bhe fired a revolver at the fellow and escaped. The police could not find a trace of the burglar in tna neighborhood. For Rent. S-room dwelling, No. .624 E. Fourth street. Apply to Wm. Sonntag. Fresh Baltimore oysters, cranberries and celery just received at Stanton & Yeakel's, 2nd acd Market. Suit Decided. The suit of 0. A. Soblueter vs the heirs of Thomas. Oostello for an interest in tbe homestead now occupied by Mary Devine on Seventh street, was decided today in favor of Mr. Sohlneter, by Judge Hartzell, in tbe Circuit Oourt. The case first came before the County Court, and the verdict was against Mr. Sohlneter. An application was made to have tbe verdict set aside, which was granted, and in a new trial in tbe Oannty Oonrt, Mr. Sohlueter won. An appeal was taken to the Circuit Court and decided by Judge Hartzell as above, today. Some time ago Mr. Sohlueter claims to have purchased the interest of the Oostello heirs in the Devine homestead, Mrs. Devine, it is claimed, having signed the deed. The money was spent by the Oostello heirs, and then the claim was resisted by Mrs. Devine, the grandmother of tbe Oostellos, for tbe reason tbat she did not know tbe nature of the instrument she signed. Tbe Oosteilo heirs aided with their grandmother. Rooms for Rent. For light housekeeping. Apply at 102 W. Seventh street. Banner Bargain Month ot Fashionable Fall and Winter Woolens. 1 These are prloe values positively without n precedent. SUITS TO ORDER. $16 oo to $20.00. Tula Includes all our fine Fancy Worsteds, Cheviots, Scotch and Casalmerea, In Checks, Plaids and Stripes, Black and Blue Worsteds, Suits to Order $20.00 to $28.00. These Include all our fine Imported and Do- meitlo woolens ss fine as IS5. We are heavily over loaded with a big stock ot Fall and Winter Woolens and wo must reduce stock to raise money before Jan. 1st. Tbe time to buy Is now. Everything at cost. Call and be convinced. L Q. Brueggeraaa Tailoring Co. 221 Piaaa at. The BOVS should be kept warm. Take time and come and see what a nice line of oys Suits and Overcoats We can show you. We havli them in ages j to 15 years, and all kind of prices. H. M. SeHWEPPE, Third Street Clothier. 0^<KM>0<KXK>«><>O^O<><><X>'O<><KH^ 25 JACKETS Less than Cost of Cloth. Which have last years' style of sleeve, perferable to some ladies, but which we will sell at less than cost of Cloth. This Is a Great Chance. Pierson & Carr D. G. Co. DOMINANT NINTH CONCERT. Opening of the Sixth Seawn.-Gras(J Concert By the Chora* Aisiited by Mrs. BucknerandMri. Davli. The sixth season of the Dominant Ninth Ohorns concerts was opened at Temple Theatre last evening with a grand concert. The ladles of the chorus were assisted by Mrs. Paul Davis, soprano, of St. Louis, and Mrs. Ewell Bnokner of St. Louis. The audience was one of the very finest that has assembled In Temple Theatre, and the theatre was packed on the lower floor. The Dominant Ninth concerts seem to increase in popularity with each succeeding seasons, for the demand for seats was never so large. Under the capable leadership of Mrs. Kohland, the ladies are accomplishing much as was shown by their concert, but they hope to do even more at the subsequent musical events of the season. The first part of the concert was a song recital by Mrs. Bnoknei and Mrs. Davis. The program was as follows: 1. a. Amoroso, (E. Ohaminade) 6. Kypris. (Augusta Holmcl)—Mrs. Ewell Buckner. 2. o. Lea Filles de Oadlx, tLeo Dellbes); 6. To Soring, (0. Gounod); o. A Dream, (H. Bartlett)—Mrs. Paul "Davis. 3. a. Sweetheart, (0. B. Hawley); 6. Nocturne, (E. Nevin) j c. Loih Lomond,(Old Scotch)—Mrs. EwellBncic- ner. Mrs. Bnokner is an old favorite in Alton and her hold on ine music lovers seems not to suffer in the lapse of a few years. She has a most charming personage but her voice is the charm that pleases most the critical ones. Her r.'oh contralto voice was never heard to better advantage and in her first two numbers she fairly excelled all her past efforte before a critical Alton audience. The favor with which she was received was fairly shown by the enthusiastic encore that called her out and finally compelled her to sing another selection Jefore the audience could be quieted. The enooro was equally wen done as the first number and Mrs. Buckner re- :lred amid enthusiastic applause. Mrs. Paul Davis is a new vocalist to an Alton audience but her sweet soprano voice soon introduced her and found for her a way into the hearts of all who heard .her. Her number consisted of three parts but the audience Insisted on an encore and she favored It with a fourth. Mrs. Davis has a voice that pleased the musical critics present of which class there was a large number. Her high notes were very good and .her voice has in it a purity and richness that makes it a delight to listen to it. Mrs. Kohland accompanied the singers on the piano in her always faultless style. To her indeed is due much of the success of the entertainment as with a less skillful accompanist the whole effect would have been ruined. The second part of the program was a rendition of Wilfrid Bendall's and Adelaide A. Proctor's "Legend of Bregenz." The story of the song is of a Tyrol maid who saved the village of Bregenz from its enemies by a daring midnight ride on horseback. The piece was sung by the chorus with solo and duo parts by Mrs. Buokuer and Mrs. Davis. The concert was finished by 9:16 o'clock, but although it was short it was delightful and was a most auspicious beginning lor the series. Don't lose your bearings and go to Belle street when looking for Dorsey Fuel do. They have moved to 314 Piaaa street. The only place to buy GillespleOoa 1 is 814 Plasa street.—Dorsey Fuel Oo. Go to M. Morltz's for your collars, W, two for 2fi», for four cuffs, 25? per pair. The best for the money. Ham Spring Whey., "dream of the Earth," «4.00. ALTON ROLLKH MILLING Oo. Funeral of Mri. Steliel. The funeral of Mrs. Prederloka Steleel was held at two o'clock this afternoon from the family home in North Alton. Toe attendance at the funeral was very Urge, many of the older friends of the family being present, and those who had known Mrs. Bteliel during her many years of real- deuce lu tbls vloinlty. Rev. \\m. Hackmann of the Evangelical church conducted the services at the bouse. Interment was In Upper Alton cemetery. * When you are nervous and sleepless, take Hood'* Sarsaparllla. It makes the nerves strong and gives refreshing sleep. Co«l. Hard or soft coal at B. J. Lookyer • office at quarries. Telephone 1604 ror Beat My 7-room bouse in Mlddletown, BtMm h*»t.-U. 8. NUon. PAUL BROS., Prescription Pharmacy. Pore Drugs and Medicines, Paint, Glass and Oil, Sponges, Chamlos, Toilet Articles. Pine Toilet Soapg. Henry and Second Sis. Cs.x^r- DEN Or THIEVES UNEARTHED. Men Who Stole drassesand Merchandise from Bluff Line Can Captured IB St Louis. || St. Louis police made a great cap- tare yesterday in the thieves who have been stealing journal brasses from the journal boxes of freight cars here, and flonr.and sugar from the Bluff Line cars. For months past the Bluff Line has been annoyed by the theft of the Journal brasses from the oars. The thieves would raise the oar from its trucks by means of jack screws and jith a hook would take ont the brass bearings. The thieves seemed to have the BlaQ Line at their mercy as no clue to their identity conld be found, nntil the last few days. They bees me so bold that they would steal a number of the brasses in a single night, and almost every morning some freight cars would be found relieved of their bearings. Seventy-two journal brasses were stolen at Klsah, and nineteen in the Alton yards. The Alton police could do nothing, but it was suspected by them that the thieves came from down the river and m|de their visits at night time, carrying their plunder away in a skiff. Then two barrels of sugar were stolen from a Bluff Line car at the new water works switch and later four barrels^of flour were taken. Roundhouse Foreman Thompson has been working on the case with the St. Louis police and as a re- salt the whole booty, with the gang of thieves, is now in the possession of the authorities. The wife of one of the thieves Informed the police, being fearful that her husband and brother would be arrested, and to save them sue told all she knew. The dec of the thieves was on O'Fallon street. It was learned from the woman that the thieves would come to Alton or Elsah In a skiff and at night time, after stealing all they could carry, would go back to St. Louis. The place where the flour was sold was a store in Granite Oity and the place where the braasefllwere sold was in St. Louis. A colored man in Granite Oity was arrested for having in his possession a quantity of lead also stolen from the Bluff Line. The value of the brasses that have beon stolen in the past month is 875, and the other plunder was worth folly $50. The gang is now broken np as two members of it quar- relled a few days ago and the husband of the woman who informed the police was shot by the woman's brother. Change of Firm. I have disposed of my grocery store, 419 Ridge street, to Zeiler & Dunn. Thanking the public for past favors, 1 bespeak for my successors a continuance ot same. GEO. LIPPOLD. In reference to above, we hope to receive a good share of the public patronage. We will carry a complete stock, and guarantee the best attention to all. ZELLKB & DUNN. Hard Spring Wheat "Oresm of the Earth," 84 00. ALTON ROLLBB MILLING Uo. Have your gun smithing and look repairing done at the old river stand of B. Dorsett. A full line of repairs will be found there at all times. Good work guaranteed.—W. D. Fluent. Trading>tampi. After Oct. 1 we will give trading stamps to cash customers.—Dorse} Fuel Oo. 1C. I'. II. I'lflfU lllMKl. Indianapolis, Dec. 0.—H. B. F. Pierce, general manager of the Indiana, Decatur and Western railroad, died suddenly ot Ilia home In North Meridian street while reudliiB the paper. Mr. Pierce resigned the receivership of the Clover Leaf reulroud a few days ago because of Ill-health. He was an ex- member of oongrt'HH and was formerly prominent In Indiana poUtlcH. Deulh »< u rrlnvoss. London, Dec. 0.-A dlHjiatch from Btutttfurt announces the death there of Princess Augusta of Buxe-Wt-linur, formerly Lady Augusta Lennox, daughter of the fifth duke of Hlchmond and Gordon and ulster of the present duke. The Modern Mother has found that her little ones are Improved more by the pleasant Syrup of Figs, when lu need of the laxative effects of a gentle remedy, than by any other. Children enjoy it and It benefits them. The true remedy, Syrup of Figs, Is manufactured by the California Tig Syrup Oo. only. We Don't Gare To spring any Good Cheer Once a Year, or any Christmas Ohestnnt on yon But we Would be Glad to have every one to see our Holiday Stock of WATCHES, DIAMONDS, JEWELRY, CHINA, STATIONERY AND FANCY GOODS. 10 Per Cent Discount on all DASH sales from Ss.oo'and over, np to Dec. 10th. This is to help our sales before the rush of the last two weeks come. E. H. OOULDINQ'S SONS, Alton's Old Reliable Jewelry House. 1 j jjsy 1 41 Patronage hangs on a thread; that thread is your satisfaction. Treat you honestly and it's as strong as a cable; abuse your confidence and it may snap like a cobweb. We are striving to build cables; therefore we handle teas and coffees imported byTChase <S» Sanborn. This name means a great deal in these days of cheap everything; it is a name 'that brings you a guarantee and satisfaction that no other line of tea and coffee will produce. TH©S GOODIE, Agent for CHASE & SANBORN'S Importations. No. 26 West Second st. Telephone 8? iBOYS! You could not please your boy better than by buying him a nice RIFLE for Christmas. 22 Caliber Rifles at all prices from $2 to $i2.r;o. Air Rifles from 75? to $2. A. L. FLOSS, Third st. opp. Belle P. S.—We are headquarters for Barney and Berry Skates. SEASONABLE GROCERIES Simon pure Buckwheat Flour and Maple-sap Syrup, Sorghum and fine table syrups. Extra fancy canned whole tomatoes. The best grades of canned Corn, Peas, String Beans, Asparagus Tips, Mushrooms, French Peas and Lima Beans. Fine grade of canned Peaches, Pine-apples, Raspberries and peeled Apricots. A nice line of Dried Fruits. Choice variety .of fine table apples. Oranges, Nuts, Celery and Fresh Oyster constantly on hand. J. H. BAUMAN, No. 400 Belle street. - Phone 187 TOYS! A large aod complete line of TOY8 up-to-date just received. Which we are ready to show to all. \V«gonn, from IQf up; Wheelbarrows, 15? up; Go Oarts, 26? up; Doll Uabu, 20>* up; Obalre, IQf up; Tables, 25? up; Banks, 6? up; Tool UhouW, 10? up; Dolls, If up, BJedf, Hobby Horses, Desks, Black Boards, Kasuls; Doll Beds and OrftdlM, Bide Boards, Stick Horses aud Ohiuies, Laundery UeUi, Draau, Pianos, Trunks, Saw and Saw Buck, etc. All kinds .of dame*. 4 great variety of Penny Qoods. H. A. BETZ,650B,Mst

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