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THE AKGU8. MONDAY, MARCH 10. 1804.
TRAFFIC IX STAMPS
Guy T. Gould Has Three Men
TUTABTHED A KAIL SWINDLE.
, 4 cents,
ills of all
at the Col-
Millar, mt mr, Krrelna a (Jnwt
Letter Turn It tint tli lnpc
tr, Tkranah Whan th Mhrmr I I n
During the pat wwl one of the
most unique fraud ever attempted
In inci Mm service w.i un
earthed through the in-trnrsentality
of tiny T. (ioiild. potollico inspector.
A bunt two mouth ajro. shortly aftvr
Jacob Miller apfointel poltniii.
ler at Sears, he received a letter from
St. Loui. unfolding a bold scheme
whereby he would not only increase
hi own salary, but fatten the wal
let of the schemer. The letter wa
simply signed "C. II. M ' and an ad
dress piten in M. I.oui. Mr. Miller
howed the htWr to a friend, an I
shrough him the letter wa put in the
hand of Inspector (iouid ot the p;t
office department, wh happened to
be here. That p'tilli at once
went to work on the eae. and
the other evening it w a made known
In St. Loui that three arro-ts were
made. II. L. oott.of M. Loui. was
the first one of the t: ii c f schemers
to be arretted. cott i an employe
of the Mrkec! M:ni- and Printing
company. C. II. Mekeel i the tec.
ond man wanted, but he i now in
New York. Samuel T. linker, a
fourth class postmaster at shrews
berry. Mo.. was also arrested.
1h tlilrt vhrmrr.
Mrkccl is the instigator of the
affair, and is a dealer in rare stamps
of all kinds, and dos an extensive
business with stump collectors all
orer the world. The larger denomi
nations of Columbian stamps, of
which or.ly a vi ry limited number
were issued, are verv rare, the $5
ones, the hghest issued, being par
ticularly so. Cancelled stamps of
this variety are more desirable than
the unused ones and command a pro.
taium with foreign collect. ir.-. the
postmark Icing a guarantee ef g n-
Kaster cards at the Columbia.
Beautiful Easter Roods at Trefa &
at Trefz & Co"
Business is pood in spring suits at
Hoppo"s, the tailor.
Tl.e place to buy your Easter nov
elties is Trefz & Co's.
" Clcman & Salzniann arc having a
great rush on carpel.
tloing fast those baby carriages
at (J. O. Iluckstaedl's. " 1
There will be an entertainment at
the Manhattan this evening.
(irand Easter opening Wednesday
and Thursday at Blackburn & Co's.
Komembor the millinarv opening
March 21 and 22 at Mrs. Dimock's.
Cook stove best in town at
prices sure to suit you, at G. O.
I. Mmon and family left this
afternoon for Hot Springs, Ark., for
a S-weeks' sojourn.
Another big shipment of carpets,
direct from the factory, jusi in at
G. (. Huckstaodt's.
Hon. J. Y. Hunter, the new inter
nal revenue collector, is expected in
i i:e city mis evening.
Now is the time to select your car
pet. Call on Clemann t Salzniann
and see their elegant display.
The remains of Hon. H. 1J. Claus
sen were incinerated at Davenport
crematorium Saturday afternoon.
Back numliers one, two and three
of rittiiresij ue America" ate now on
sale at Tiif. Alters counting room.
See our new designs in lace cur
tains. They are novelties worth
your attention. G. O. Ilackstaodt.
Our imported pattern hats this
yea.' excel ail other years. Come to
our Easter opening Blackburn fc
You will mi-s a great trer.t if you
j dav and Thursday. Uiackbutn iV
John MeKee and George Arnold.
Parties that have tried to see him
and could not w ill have ample oppor
tunity this week. Office hours from
9:3d a. m. to 4 p. tu., aud 7 to S p.
m. except Sunday.
Shot tjr a Rurfrlar.
Whittilk, Cal., March 19. A burglar
entered the residence of Andrew Carson, a
MetLodi-t clergyman. Mr. Carson at
tacked the burglar with a poker. During
the fijiht which eusued the clerttyniau re
ceived three bullet wounds from the bur
gUr'a pistol, one of which penetrated his
lung and will prove fatal.
M..W..1 ,.r I,; .....I t, '. two clerks in the va?
part i f
I. .v r.
.'.master s ou;ce
hae been d;s-
to have made a bargain with
whereby they were t'rercive
bi percentage. proinied they w.iuiij i Acotaer week to im? your wail pa-i
tnail matter at that c :;. covered per at te.U;e s. ana have it uun;:
with a lar-e amount ! -iarr.ps. f r 10 eeuts rer roll, or one-thir.!
Take for example. supp.--e a r-.i-r.Kr : less than the usual price.
CI to or 1 ' sl:inn. were rnrL-r.ai-.I I t " . i t , t ..t-.i'Tt,
rate oi :atrresi on improved farm
Brings comfort an.1 improvement and
tends to personal enjoyment whec
rightly used. The many, who live bet
ter than othoi-3 and enjoy life more, wiih
less expenditure, l y V.iore promptly
adapting the world's best products to
the needs of physical lii:g, will attest
thevaluo to l:c-aUIi t f the" pure liquid
laxative principles embraced in the
remcay, Syrup of Fijs
lis cx-vilcnee is di;e to its pTcser.ting
in tlie form most ccceptabie and picas
ant to the taste, the rcf resiling and truly
bencCcijil pmiwi-ties of a er:"cct lax
ative; ciTc-ctu 'lly cleansing the system,
disptlling colus headaches and levers
and pcraiar.cntly curing c .nstipation.
It has tiv?n satisfaction t- millions and
Bet wi;h t'.:e approval of the medical
profession, Ivcause it acts on the Kid
neys, liver and Bowels without vreuk
ening them and it is perfectly fn-e from
every object ionaole sul-stanee.
Syrup vi Fi i for sale by all drug-
r.sw tn and ? I bottles out '.s man-
jfacturoa hr tl;e Cr.'ifor.U Fiz Svrup
Co. only, w'.soso name i jirir.teu on very
pacta-v, a!.i tho na.ne. Syrap of Fitrs,
:i Ixins: well ir.f.irr:evl. you will not
accept any s. j jc-titutc li oiiereJ.
STOVES AI BH
Made in Twenty-two
Styles and Sizes
to suit every
body. They are the cheapest and
the best, used by over 3000
famlies in the city that can
testify to their merits.
lGlH-lCi: ST. OND AVi.U'F,
t Chicago, Washir.ton r ur.v
a l.ie 1 wen:v-ta:r. 1 street puvc-
me:it appr.: b. fore Ja.'e iileun
f.n of the busy public to the unex-
itv. a:;d unexampled j . .
the wall paper he sells. ! 1 fUnk 0l DU. 111?
1 Just out some very hand-.ime
I st les of furniture to be found at
cl.i ar.t ss ol
postotl'u-e where they were . :i siie ' pr :rtv. . K.
The bargain was u.a !e ith Baker for ' 5... 'Mitchell i I.v
r,eturn ct V r li nt , i The r, titters set-VIn; the irju
lion mat so ma:iv ?;ir..i. wee to
Mcketl I d 3 x.-xt lbursaay .
TU.'ln ...i,.t,. !i tv ...,.,.. I sute'.iffe wishe to call the att-n-
sct up in the Utter re eie 1 by Mr.
Miller, in Sears.
The seh me i well plar.red and
put forth in such a mar-.r.cr that it
would bv an eav bait b r an uistis-
pectir.g postmaster, that i. if his Ciemann & Salzniann's. At this
ideas cf hccetv w.-re lln.l'.cd. j house low prices are permanent aud
the latest t vies are alavs in st ick.
! The ofTer will le f.r another week.
I say-. Sutelii.'e. that is to give all an
j c.jual chance w ho could not be waited
i upon the p-t ft w davs to bur wali
1 p:ipcr and have it hui..r for l't cents
j per r..!l.
1 There will bean entertainment at
I the Manhattan club rooms this even
j in. Karruer" Burns and John Voss
' wiil wrestle, and Harry Lemon and a
j colored t'tii:i-t from Chicago w ill
At KRELL & MATH'S,
Faster Fj-gs and Novelties for
the Children are leaiers with
us. We aim to please the little
ones, and " w e think we have
Fasti r Go. ds for all. and at
prices that allow all the Chil
dren t j buy from.
VJi OV IS XEEDr
Wr.t IT.O.M J-
w&ni k c.Hk
Wan a nor
W art a tuarlon
ant to rt i.t rooia
Waul a servant c rl
W'ar.i to Mil a firm
W ant to sell a t.m:
Wmnt b fxehrire arAtQinff
V:.t le Ol.S'h.U
Watit lornAhenny na: estate lnafm
W ai 1 !. srll or ir! t. r anjriilnf
Vjint lu tiiid cus'oicrs ft r aytain
USE TIIEsE COIXM"5.
TVS TlAlLY AKGrs nSLIVERED fTTOt"K
dooriTT et-n:r. tot l.V? y-r
iVANrrn-A c,:v. toh ;fssiialuois-
work at -'. -:it .f a
n'ANTED - A
" tla-;c work
: rot (.KNERAL
s C" .his o2U'r
" Ic. c f .
Can iv Faster Vzz. 12 for 1c.
lanter I Irrutt n.
The volunteer tlremea r.:. . at the
Morre'.l club r. ".' et rday aft r
Boon and Joseph Hi lii r j ap: .irit
d chairman nnd li-i:rv Hut maker
ecretary. Tiie ir.t i:'ti -a ! the Y.
M. C. A. to pa-t: '.ite in t ":. - ban
quet to be held March 2:1 s accept
d. aDiI a committee o: i:e a;.; ant
ed to form if possible an org'
cf volunteer tireuie::. The e.
Is compose I of: J:.:.: - '.
AB-erry. C. Bla U l. J. !: ...
Cramer. It i xiieit i
organ'iati n will ! f..n
that all the old p:..r.eir t;r
b foun 1 aod irr' t !e,. Tilt'
.11 .-r. ;-.ti
.:. 1 and
Candy Kaster K:;;;?
Candy Faster Fs
Candy Farter F
Candv Faster F's
4 for le.
3 for le.
1 f..r le.
. F. G. Frazer and children i
edn-sdav f.r Springfield.'
thev ttili ti-'.t with Mr.-. J. V. I
bar: yiet i Aleld in the executive mansion j
vj ur jitin .tnri.i ;.i is ne w uicu i , u u t
Cream F'Lrs dec-i rated
S 'ft li:ed s. lc each.
s-ilk Fs. .re each.
Panorama Fgj. 5c to 2oc each.
Hand Fainted Fg on east 1. oc.
1'ajHT-maehe Bab!i:t-.5c, lw, 15c
and I'iic ah.
Chicken-, oc and 10c.
Babies in Fgg. l'V.
Basket tilled with small crs
1-C loc and 2oc each.
Bins FOK ALL t- iXDeF P." I VI-
AiJr.. cia I.i Kiuut. U-:i s u. tra Ho-sc.
ANTEL ?AT ErMAV A N I AU.-AFCtNT
xr-an a trt, irr rn t:i ( cm !in
rrr.plo;r 5t't f r ojc -a ctcct. AJ-tifi?-,
i m;t.ojrr. care A i i e-
Fon nr.NT-TiiE stokk. ni secono
rr I it li - m ...- nr a: y n:nft bu:: . or d.u
f Tf, iU t. r X J-ir:.u c, iavvs.io:i. T.lc-
SEE fiGSIH AS IS YOUTH !
tht Ikv at the V. M. C. A. have tak
care to uakc a huze snc-
f'a!.f rrtja i:a:r.
The Burllcgtca rrnte will st-U
tickets from B k I-land t Saa
Francisco. Los An.'eles. aii I'lao.
at I29.S&. round tr;p tP.25. Tickets
dow on tale.
II. I). Mack. l. T. A
r the i enelit
The r.etv line
Showers an 1 aligh;ly c.d !er: eat
F. J. Walz. l)osorv t.
Many things which are adt ert'.-e.l
pocs no value: but who would say
that Ir. Bull"- Coii-h yrup p.sses
es no merit? it is the standard retu
edv of our ag'.
The row at ih titer i-eu uinu;ti
to the Mil reeie court of the tt ate for set
tlement, ai.1 n duc.-.i.u is eincted tomorrow.
Awarded Higbc&t II oner
MOST PERFECT MADE
A pure Crape Cream of' Tartar Powdet. Free
toot Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant
40 TEAKS TI& STANDARD.
f Lis health.
in rmni mouldings.
shown by the Adams Wall Fa;-r
company, surpass in beauty of "d
si'ii atoj coloring all previous pat
t.Ttis. Those -rococo designs are verv
handsome. Call anil a-k to teethem".
Th? Adams Wa'l Paper company,
in order to sustain its reputation
for tite soods and low prices, has
bouht by far the linest line of wail
papers ever shown in the three cities.
Now is the time to make your selec
tion iK-f.-re the choicest ate sold.
I)r. Co flee is writing a book on
lKafne and his cew treatment of it.
IK- expects to ;o to press with it
a!. ut the middle of the summer.
We expected to give a brief review of
it by tiii- time, but the doctor has
bi en -o bu-v lie could not spare the
Fail tiot to observe tiie exhibit of
fashionable milliLery ir. one J. 11. C.
Petersen's Son-', lare show windows.
D.ivcnport. The exhibit constitutes
a ina-tcr piece of the window trim
mers' art: no mere glance at it will
sufiice. One possesses a desire to
stand and admire it.
In order to rive all a chance, Sut
ditTe will continue to.olTer all paper
purchased at his store to be hun" at
1J cents per roll all this week." It
was impossible to wait upon all the
pint fctv spring like day, and to
ilisapjxdnt none the offer will be
yours f 'T another week.
The republicans met at the town
hall at Milan Saturday evening at
7 :3-j o'clock aud nominated the fol
lowing as candidates: Supervisor,
K. B. Olmsted; assessor. William
Heath: collector. Frank McMiehael:
town clerk. G. W. Jsniith; road com
missioner, Flmcr Hay ucs. Thedem
ticratic caucus will be held tonight.
Dr. Coffee turned away live opera
tions Saturday that he could not take
the time to attend to. lie treated 3'J
patients from 3 to 4;3' p. m. Satur
day. He will be here all this week.
Eres tested free of charge.
We have a nice line cf Fa-ter
Novelties ('isrlayed in our win
dow. Stop with the little folk.
an ! let them see the Babbits. For sale bv T. II. THOMAS
and enj iy themselves. I) m't 1 gist and optician.
torget tuat a box of loveiv candy
would make a nice Faster pres
ent. K; ell & Math will have a
special line of tine French Can
dies aci Chocolates in for the
Try a dish of lee or Ice Cream
Mclntyre-Reck Dry Goods Co.
Another assortment of Capes and Jackets opened Monday morn
ing, and we guarantee prices this week in this department to be the
lowest. They must go.
Quick sales nnd small profits is the watchword.
Table Linens We offer a splendid assortment: of linens:
72-inch half bleached. 75c. worth $1.00
64-inch half bleached, roc, worth 35c
Elegant flowered linen, 6rc. worth S5C
U4-111L11 nan iJicacneu. 45c.
r.leant flowered linen. 4.
iHlier bargains in this dei.art
If you need table linens now is the time to buv.
Xcw Hosiery, Lace Trimmings, Silks, Dress Goods. Wash floods. White r,r.rr'-
We sell Lonsdale Muslin at 6?ic a ;ard.
We offer another lot of Lawn Tennis Flannel at 5c a yard.
Wc offer 20 pieces Twilled Toweling at 2 c a yard.
Many other bargains. We will save you money. Come and see u.
Mclntyre - Reck Dry Goods Co.
1709 and 1711 Second avenue. Rock Island.
J . RilDT.
T. B. KBIDT.
Buy, sell and manaee propter on csmistoe,
ln doner, collect rents, i!-o carry a lint of Crrt
das Crc in'srance com;r.iif . bsiidisg lot fur
ale w alt ibed:ffercct aia:::oc. ice reaidanee
proper j In all pan of t.e city.
Rum 4. Mitchell A Lyxde bcildlng. ftooad
C.r. in rear of M!t;be!l Lvnde ir k.
urns mi mm
Baths of all kim'.s. incln.linr
Turkish, plain, shampoo, elec
tric, electro-thermal, etc., may
be obtained at the Sanitarium
Bath Rooms, on the tlrst fioor of
the Harper House.
For Ladies Froni 9 a. m. to
12 m. on week days. For Gen
tlemen Fr.'tn 6 a. m. to 7:30 a.
m.. and from 2 p. m. to 9 p. m.
on wi-ek days On Sundays the
rooms will he open from 6 a. m.
to 11 a. m. for Gentlemen only.
F.lectric and Klectr"-thernial
baths may be obtained at any
time duritiiT business hours.
Gymnasium ci nnecttJ with bath
THESE WONDERFUL' LENSES
Are the res -jlicf year? c fCicntiS'; erper
fmentinc anil are now rliu-'d. owicir to
taeirsupcriority, proociir.ently cbveevery i
LMnd h-Totorore rrfxlu.-.-i in this line.
'ifiy are akEowWirtl t y f-iprts to
tho finest, pri i most t-.n"i-!ir coostm -tel '
Lenses) K0."N. slid are pe.'Uiiar;y adapted
tocorre'tir.ir tho van.m v-sual iajperfeo
tions. A trial r-f ? K0HNOW vit ... nvuwa
jnn ibr ro PEPCT SIGHT F.VE8S. i
Catarrh! Catarrh! Catarrh!
Doctor Hart's Anti-Septic and Med
icated Oil Treatnifr.t fir Catarrh,
Asthma. rrnchial and Lung
FK.ICE S3 00.
Ir the o."v rvrH'ily mh'.rh ha erercnre.l C
tarr.. p rn-r.t.t. ;. in Ihe short p.i.i f fmm
thr..e ; tiw m.'.k. A ft.r'rt of .4KI ?o ni
1 r-ti wc.car.n.t & t'M.-.i f n-tl r thr.-t
CJttirrri i- xt im-. nt"t: .tui. Western
are'.t V.r'- n-tc t. hae been ter-
msticrt'.T cirvi. F si far.ier icfo:ma::on ca.1 on
V. H. OSBOUXE.
T'-teine rt and Western Afent,
Km S. Kya n.ock. IaTecirt. Iowa.
J. M. SOHAAB,
Wholesale and retail dealer in Flour, Ferd,
Grain, Hay and Straw.
Proprietor of Cyclone Holler Mills. All kind of prinf:n t ri
to order. Agrent for the GF.O. TILESTOX MILLING CXJ.'S
WORLD'S BEST OF ALL FLOUR in the world. Ask f r it auJ be
convinced. Nice Fresh Meal and Feed always on hand.
1G01 and 1G03 Fourth Ave.
We desire to announce the or'c:n.j of onrltubbvr f.r- ri r
Thursday. March -JJ. f.-r the ' insr ti .n t-d.-nts
of the tri-cities, and trust they i;; fa
w ith a call.
Oar stock includes a complete line of Mackintoshes of tL
style and patterns of both Enlih ami d mi st;
iifaeture. and having had many years" '; ri
the business, have udected only such ciakis
known to be rt liable.
Wc will a'.to display a general lint- of KubU-r -Mt-rthar i s
prising artir!-s cif lailv use in the H-me Nur- r
Slek lltioni. and with c.intidence in the siipiti r.'v :
tl.e poods w hich we offer at prices as low as p
wo resjectf ully so'.irit your patronage.
WILSON, HAlGIlTcV CO.,
207 Brady Street. Davi r.ort.
s e :a
t. F. RoncsriCLD.
Plumbers, Steam, Gas Fitters,
Rouse Heatinc and Sanitary riumbinjr. Basement Rock Island Xat- But
Mil & MATH.
1716 and 17 IS Second Av
oi Spring Goods.
All Styles at
BeuQBU's Glove Store
1605 Second Ave.
UNDER ONE ROOF, FROM TIP TO TOE!
We mean by this that we have consolidated our Shoe Stock v:h the Clothing Store that wc can cloth
the male sex from head to foot, ar.d to thoroughly, emphatically advertise this consolidation, we have
placed on sale the remainder of our
Ladies9 Shoes at Half Price.
$5 Shoes at
4 Shoes at
3 Shoes at
2 Shoes at
You pay the price of one shoe,
and we t;ive you the other, or two
pairs of shoes for the price of one
We have the largest stock of Men's Fine Shoes in this vicinity. A reduction in expense
duction in price; or small expense saves consumers big profits. Other dealers are not in it. We
the new spring styles of Gentlemen's Footwear. An immense line of our Celebrated Cordovans.
means a re
See the New Styles, Learn the New Prices!
Clothing and Shoe Store, 1729 Second avenue. J 16 to 124 Eighteenth steeet.