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All the Latest Best Vocal Gems, printed from full-size, hand
some, sheet-music plates, with accompaniment for
piano or organ; each piece is unabridged.
The price of the Supurb Collection,
in regular sheet music, is
This collection is handsomely bound with exquis
itely engraved litho-watcr color title page; the bind
ing is tl'Aible, and the book will open flat on the
piano or organ rest. Among the copyrights are
"Faithful Yet" and "My Lassie Has Raven Hair" by
justice: Ove r the Moonlit Sea" and "Pretty Wi'd
Kescs." by Yickers;"Thc Old Organ Blower" and
"Swinging On The Toll Gate," by Geibel, and a
number of others: which cannot be bought in any
music store for less than 40 cents each; in addition
to which, are such songs as "Leonore." by Trotcre,
"Last Night," by Kjcrulf, "Out On The "Deep," by
Lour. b-ides all the popular favorites.
This is the only premium book of
the kind published, it contains
the cream of the song
lists ol to-day.
How to get a copy
A series of coupons wil! appear in THE ARGUS.
Si of these accompanied by 20 cents in coin pre-svr.t'.-d
at THE ARGUS COUNTING ROOM will
secure this magnificent work complete.
Undersold By No One.;
Always to the Front at the
Adams Wall Paper Co.
Largest dealers in Rock Island. For the next two
v.v tks. from TUESDAY, MARCH 6, we will hang
wail paper purchased at our store for 10c per roll.
...HOW IS THAT?...
And you have our immense line of new goods to
select from. What do you think of that?
Adams Wall Paper Company,
310, 312 and 314 Twentieth street.
Highest utock in tbc three cities.
Hi TIT t Store.
We are now at 1610
KOHN & AOLER
fmm " I
A MUSICAL WONDER.
Seven Per Cent
The following is a partiallist of
completed gilt-t?tlgt!il lirnt mortgage
loans on hnr.il, which we now offer
for salt? subject to previous selections
fr their face and accrued interest.
These loans have heen carefully se
lected by tis, nud ore first-class in
cvorv respect. They are all seven
tier rent net to the iuvestor. Wc
itave other loans to offer if these are
not in amounts to suit the investor.
3.50 00 . . .
51)0 00.. ..
2.200 00 . . .
3.000 ( 0
15 ' '
Tbc securities wc offer are espec
ially adapted for the investment of
trust funds, as onr personal atten
tion to all details of the loan, from
its date to its maturity, relieves the
investor from all annoyance, except
to present his coupon to us for col
lection. For further information
call at the office of
JACKSON & HURST,
GEO. F. BOTH,
Supt. Loan Department.
THE AHQjJS, TVEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 1894.
BAD WELL WATER,!
The Cause of College Students'
HEALTH COMKISSIOKEE'S EEPOET.
Tho Canne Typhoi.l Fever Carefully
Trarrd and Located by the Sanitary De-
l Putmrnt of the City-Ten Still III, ue
Health Commissioner G. L. Kvster
has been looking into the cause of
the recent prevalence of typhoid fe.
ft among certain of the Angustana
cell. g- stmloiits, which has resulted
atl.:t in 10 of those attending tho
institution Wing afiiicted, two of
whom have did !Ui one f lhose
slill affected is now very low. It
has heen found that all the students
attacked either lodge or take their
meals at the Sealmrg hoarding
house. 4Sfl:! Seventh -ivetuw. ...,fi
that the cause of the sickness is a
well on the premises, and concern
ing this the doctor has ircpared a
report, in which he
investigated the cases of tvphoiS
fever occurring among some "of the
students of Augnstana college, I tind
that they have heen confined entire
ly to a few who board at a house,
some seven blocks from the college
DUiltlin. An analysis of th..- . ,. lo
used at this board
closes the fact that it is taken from
a well which is Undoubtedly contam
inated, and the water iintit'fnf !,?.. i-
ing. I am satisfied that the cases of
typhoid fever mentioned am .it
clusively to the use of this water."
l.nration of the Well.
This house is located hnniedTfif elr
east of the Twin-l'ity l!ase liall park,
and the well is si'tuated near the
fence on the west line of tho prem
ises. Of the fid students attending
Augnstana college who either 1 10.1 r. I
or lodge at this house. 10 li-iv !,.
attacked by typhoid fever, and a
in.-inipcr in me iauuiy was seriously
affected last summer with the same
disease. One of the college students
who died recently took his mnT
this house, and the eoliei-o iiillw.rl-
ties. as well as Dr. Kyster, are sat
istied that a!I the illness of this na
ture that has prevailed thorp is it;.;
reetly traceable to this well. The
use of the water contained in it has
IT IS OF IMPORTANCE.
The Central Irpl Project aul the Im
The meeting of the Improvement.
association, called at the association
rooms in Mitchell & Lvnde buildin"-
(j'liiorrow evening, to consider the
matter of taking ouch steps as will
lead to the removal of the Kick Isl-
ond depot to the grounds on Seven
teenth street, where the interests of
the city aud provisions of law re
quire it should be. will be one of the
most important the association has
ever held, and the subject to be con
sidered should call out a large at
tendance. The Time to Art.
That this is the time to act in se
curing this desirable change in depot
facilities is apparent to all who have
become familiar with recent devel
opments as to the lawful right f
cities under circumstances similar to
those appertaining to this city.
Ilavenpnrt'ii Fire Department,
During the past year the Daven
port psiid tire department has re
sponded to 214 alarms. The losses ag
gregate $24.71, of which $4.55ti
were on property not insured. The
lire losses of the year previous
amount eel to $'.15,000. on account of
one especially large blaze. The de
partment has traveled 544 miles,
lias put in 143 hours, has laid 20.
450 feet of hose, raised l.o.50 feet of
ladder, and expended 170 gallons of
chemicals. The force consists of 27
men, with an apparatus of two hook
and ladder trucks, three hose car
riages, three hose wagons, one com
bination hose wagon and chemical
engine, one hose cart, aud a super
annuated steam engine, that is of no
use whatever. The real estate is
valued at $21,380. Sixteen horses
belong to the department, and the
forage has cost $1,117.04, -or an av
erage of 21 cents per day for each
An Enjoyable Adair.
A plcaant affair was given Misses
Maud and Klsie White, of 111C First
avenue, last evening, by the T. T.
club, of Moline. " Music" a taffy pull
and a delightful supper constituted
the evening's enjoyment. There
I. n in llnthmukrr,
Kiluh Ki zuatrick,
Kva Mti ddnrd.
it K Hud, Hnrry Cool.
I'ttiil i:le-And, J-mtfl Kckhar,
Willi, m Md'onochle, C!yrt "brrna't.
Edward M il. on. Edward Eveua
The Jolly Haymaker.
The Jolly Haymakers held their
third annual masquerade ball in K.
P. hall last evening. About seventy
live couples were present, and the
evening most enjoyably spent in
dancing, Uleuer's orchestra furnish
ing delightful music. At 12 o'clock
supper was served in the large din
ing room, immediately after which
dancing was resumed.
The many testimonials received
daily by the proprietors of Salvation
fill 11 .lL1lrrTtl f (. rnlllA A 11 , I , O
for neuralgia and rheumatism, fur
nish convincing proof of its great
mci us. is par excellence me iiui
BY THE HENNEPIN.
The Ijite Tearhera' Mretine That Did Not
Orenr Milan Mention.
Milan, March C. The meetino-of
the Milan and Iteynobls branch oflhe
llock Island County Teachers' insti
tute which was to have been held at
Black Hawk Inn Saturday, adjourned
without accomplishing anvthin".
The teachers from the Milan side
went over in the street car
to Soars, at which place they were
told that the car would not run
up to the Tower until half an hour.
Hathcr than to wait, the teachers
slowly climbed the hill, and reached
the Inn after a muddy walk, and
were surprised to linil that no ar
rangements had been made either for
the Inn or for dinner. It seems the
arrangements were left to the prin
cipal of the Milan school. Finding
iiiai. tney count noia no meeting
there, the teachers spent the day in
Itock Island ami Davenport. Tresi-
dent McKeeber was there and stated
thai it would be a long while ln-fore
he would attend a meeting out this
way. Vice President Miss Hill and
Treasurer Miss Law son were also
present. This would have been the
most successful meeting held, as
there was a large attendance of
IMrasant Occasions. j
Ouite a number of the friends of
Mrs. Goldsmith came in on her Sat
urday afternoon, and gave a surprise
party in honor of Mrs. Goldsmith's
5()lh birthday. Plenty of provisions
were brought, and after a pleasant
chat supper was served. Mrs. Gold
smith received quite a number of
presents, among which were a fine
(.'alia lily and Primrose in bloom, and
also a line set of dishes. All enjoyed
The lielgians of Milan gave a
dance, and to say it was a success.
would not do it justice. There was
revelry hv night and day, and P.el-
ginm had gathered her beauty ami
her chivalry. The dance began Fri
day night and was kept up until Sun
day. , Milan Musings.
Miss Maud Wvncs spent Saturday
aud Sunday at home.
Mr. Honeus repaired the floor in
Gilmore's store Monday.
Miss Sue Adams has returned to
school after a C-weeks' absence.
Mrs. II. Mueller, of Lafavette.
Ind.. is visiting friends and relations
Mrs. Anna Timmerman, of Moline.
came to attend the parly at Mrs.
We don't hear nineh about the
spiritual meetings lately. Guess the
spirits want a re.-t.
Miss Ida Wheeler gave a liiano re
cital Saturday afternoon to quite a
n u inner oi ner scholars.
Church has been held in the M.
K. church every evening since the
dedication, neat ly four weeks.
Dr. lluyelt Saturday vaccinated
nearly 25 children of the school.
Monday was the final day for vacci
nation. William Moshcr did some dental
work Tuesday morning. He ex
tracted some teeth from a horse
owned by J. Wiilhitc.
William Goldsmith gave his hand
quite a severe gash while cutting
some brush luesday morning, and
ne wui dc kept trom liis work for a
Michael Lane is having a house
built on Dickson street. The car
penters are now at work. Artill
Pinkley did the mason work on the
Our street commissioner, Mr. Pay
son, has a force of men cleaning
Third street, and it wouldn't be a
bad plan for the council to cautiou
storekeepers against throwing refuse
iu the street.
Some of the Presbyterians arc so
liciting subscription's for a $000 pipe
organ. If the Methodist can raise
$:,0t0 in one hour, the Presbyter
ians think they surely can raise $ii00
in a few days.
Frank Corson has completed one
of the finest jobs of mason work in
Milan, and the M. K. church will
stand for years as a sample of what
Frank can do. The city may be
proud of the fact-that it has a mason
who can do as line a work in the line
The friends of Supervisor Joseph
Fitzpalrick and they are legion, ir
respective of politics have deter
mined that he shall be his own suc
cessor in the county board. lie it is
understood, has consented to become
a candidate for reelection. This
means that Joe will be elected.
The council met in the town hall
Monday evening, and Sam Heath
presented a petition for the purpose
of keeping Mill creek from overflow
ing. Sam Daxon stated that it
would be a good plan to add another
span to the Mill creek bridge, there
by leaving a wider outlet" for the
water. President Owens appointed
a committee of three, Tom Gannon,
J. W. Woermann and Sam Heath to
investigate the matter and report
upon the best plan.
She M'aa too Lazy
To steep up herbs, and so she tried
pills and cathartics till she was sal
low and bilious ns an opium eater.
Then she took a friend's advico and
began using Parks1 Tea. Now she
is lieou auu uiooming 'as a
! . t- 1. .1 1.1 .
The Burlington route will sell
tickets from Rock Island to San
Francisco, Los Angeles, san Diao-o.
at $ 29.25, round trip 49.25. Tickets
now on sate.
H. D. Mack, D, Pv A
RECOVERED THE GOODS.
The Property Stolen From Jonas Bear
The clothing and jewelry, stolen
from Jonas P.ear & Co's. store early
yesterday morning, was found by
two latts. ItviDg in South Uock Isl
and, Willie Suttle and Anton Siehert.
The stolen property was hidden in a
c.;i suica. on ine isciuert larm, and
was discovered only by chance. The
boys were working in a field
and espying a rabbit, the boys gave
chase and ran it into a haystack.
The boys began digging in order to
scare it out, when they came upon
the clothes and jewelry! They noti
fied Chief Seton, and" he went out
and secured the goods today and
turned them over to Mr. Hear.
Sidney Meanor and Fred F.iffert
were arrested yesterday for disturb
ing the peace a"nd quiet of the Salva
tion Army Saturday evening, and
this morning Magistrate Schroeder
imiMised a tine of on Meanor and
and costs fin F.iffert. The col
lateral was not "banked," so the
boys arc in jail singing "Daisv Hell."
THE LIBRARY BOARD.
The Regular Monthly Sleeting Held Last
The recular month v mpptino- r.f
the Rock Island library' board was
held la?t evening, the following mem
bers being present: C. L. Walker,
C. W. Foss, W. Johnson, L. Kohn
and J. W. Welch.
The following bills were allowed:
Mitchell & l.vmle.
... as ts
. 10 .v,
.... -' 5
.... 41 04
IVmih-'i. lwtr comiumv.
hrainer I'.U utr A Co
A.C. AlcCliirti Co
The librarian's rcnort was received
and placed on tile:
It-Tirion and fhilns.ipliv fs
srii n c una I re fill Arts 2.
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T?nfi '.'.-il T nin fit., all.
SixmoLthf' member?: ip fee
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The book committee to whom viae
referred the matter of back numbers
of magazines, made a report of pro
gress, and asked for additional time,
which was granted.
Tri-Cily Christian Kndeavor 1'nion.
The Young People's Christian En
deavor association of the three cities
met at the Christian chnrch.
last evening for the purpose
of perfecting an organization to be
known as the "Tri-Citv Christian
Kndeavor Union."' W. F. Kaurkc.
president of the llock Island society.
presided, and Miss Nellie Wilson,
also of Uock l.-land. acted as secre
tary. The meeting opened with an ad
dress of welcome by llev. T. W.
Grafton. This was followed by pray
er by Mr. Smith, of Moline. The re
ports of Christian Kndeavor commit
tees were asked for. The first report
was on "'Lookout," bv Will Stance.
of Moline, the second on "Prayer
Meeting," by Miss Lepper, of Moline.
and the third on "Junior Work."
by Mr. Gessingler, of Davenport.
The relief committee brought in a
report through Mr. Stange. Miss
Jessie liogue favored the meeting
with a vocal solo, after which a pa
per was read on "Division Work" bv
Miss Perry, of Davenport. Miss
i'aizeu, 01 l'avenport, made a report
of the social committee, and a son"-.
entitled "Anywhere With Jesus I
Can Safely (Jo," was sung bv the
audience. The report of the recep-
H"" vviuuiii 1.1; o nvih nsa i.'rougn 1 in
by W. F. Kaupke. Will Stange, of
the nominating committee, presented
the following list of officers, who
were approved by the meeting.
President Key. Holler.
Vice-Presidents Key. Cropper,
Mrs. Abbie Gould.
Secretary and Treasurer Miss
No Kidct Where is lie?
Citv Clerk Huesing is in receipt of
a letter dated at Trinidad, Col., Feb.
26, from Mrs. Mary Moulton, in
which the lady prays for informa
tion regarding her father, Alexander
Kidd. The letter states that Mr.
Kidd was last heard of by his daugh
ter about 10 years ago, and that he
was then living in Rock Island.
Further it states that he at one time
owned and operated a farm in Rock
Effective March 1st the Rock Isl
and route will offer the following
greatly reduced rates: First class.
one way, continuous passage tickets
2o. Kounu trip, continuous pas
sage tickets, 60 days1 limit, $49.75.
For full information call at C, R. I.
& P. depot ticket ollice or address
F. H. Pi. v m m ek. Agent,
L. M. Allen,- G. A. P. D.
Safes. Safes. Safes. Safes. Safes.
Three-car loads. World's fair ex
position safes 25 per cent off.
a. u. UBiGiiTMAX. narper House,
Gen. Agt. Mosler. Hahmann & Co.
Choice white oats in lots of ten to
one hundred bushels at
J. S. Gilmoue's
. Warehouse, Telephone 1003.
Wc have them ready for you and it is not a bit too early.
New Cut-aways with hip scams.
The full double breasted English Reefer Coats with loose front
nd long shoulder effects. The tight fitting Coats, the loose front
Coats, and the newest styles of Coats, 24 to 36 inches long, in all
of the season's favorite cloths. They are now shown for "the first
time, with a magnificent line of Capes, plain, silk lace, ject and
Moire silk trimmed.
Our Spring Importation of Lace Curtains.
This week we place on sale the handsomest and most complete
stock of Laee Curtains ever shown in this vicinity. New patterns
in Hrussels Net, new pattern Irish Point, new Point d'Esprit. new
Nottinghams in white and ectu. This line will certainly interest
every lady, whether she buys this style or not.
Then there is the new Silk Edge'Saxony, just the thing von
are looking for. This Curtain is as handsome as the Brussels
Curtain, but it costs only about half as much. We have them in
10 new and beautiful patterns.
We will also place on sale a line of Embroidered Muslin Cur
tain goods by the yard at 14c. 17c, 22c, 25c, worth fully one-third-more.
While they last, we will sell
all of our Roller Shades, plain,
opaque and with Dado, mounted
on the best spring rollers made,
We have about CO dozen, worth
np to 5(Jc. They all go at 2oc
A word to the wise: Our
arc in and open for inspection
Folding Beds on the Rack:
THIS WEEK YOU CAN BUY
$20.00 Folding Beds For $16.00.
$23-00 " " " $19.00.
$24.00 " " " $-0.00.
$2S.oo " " " $22.00.
And so on as the prices go up. This is an oppor
tunity you should not miss if you want some double
BED LOUNGES -
This week we show the largest line ever shown at
one time in this city, and the prices will be as inviting
as a May day. You can't make a mistake by inves
ting in one of them.
SPRING STYLES Coming in daily. Give
us the pleasure of your company for an hour, even
if you do not wish to buy.
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT
C. F. DErV'END, Manager.
Furniture, Carpets and House Furnishings. Our store closes
at 6:30 except Saturday. Telephone No. 1206.
AVisses' and Children's High Cut Shoes
Given Away at
Schneider's Central Shoe Store.
Every lady buying a pair of our $4.50
shoes will receive a pair of misses' or chil
dren's high cut shoes free.
UOCK ISLAND, ILL.
Coats and Capes For 5C a yd
New Wash Goods.
Wc offer a beautiful variety in
this department. New Satines.
Dimities, Jap, Crepes. Swisses,
Ducks, Pongees an elegant line
of these. You can scarcely ask
for anything in this department
which we haven't got.
For Thursday We will sell 20
pieces 12Jc Lawn for 5c a yard,
beginning Thursday morning at
line of Cheney Dros.'' China Silks
1724 and 1726 Second ave.
OUR OWN MAKE.
1809-1811 Second Arenne
CENTRAL STORE, 1818 Second Arenas
I MIXED HOUSE PAINT
I FLOOR PALNTS.
WHITE LEAD, ETC.
1810 Third A