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S Mc Combs
riday, April 6,
Low prices rule.
YOUNG & McCOMBS, .
0 Cash Purchasers.
In order to reduce stock and
inrrrnw my rash ntcs, for the
next 3i) days I will give a cah
discount of 6 per rent on every
dollar worth of foods void for
!ont cash. Nothing reserved
purchasers can make their
own teWtion at
PIS. J. LONG'S
(.'"rncr Nineteenth street and
We are now at 1610
KOHN & A'OLER
ashes Ewythirg Tim Flat
Haadkttchlrf to OlrcuTnt.
Lac Cwtaini fpdlty.
No. 1724 Third Ave.
M At I. J. FARXLR.
lcphone No. 1214.
Spot Cash Department
Store will be thrown
open to our friends and
for prices and
particulars on our Dry
Goods, Crockery, etc.
1725 Second Avenue.
Seven Per Cent
' The following is a partial list of
completed pit-edged lirst mortpae
loans on hacd, which we now offer
for sale subject to previous selections
for their lace ami accruea interest
These loans have been carefullv se
lectcd by ns, and are first-class in
everv respect. They are all seven
per cent net to the investor. We
have other loans to offer if these are
not in amounts to suit the investor
Amount Pt Time Value
6'aftf of tkcurity
$ 8.50(H) 7 5 years 82.800 00
800(H) 7 5 1.500 00
815 00 7 5 1,500 00
1,600 00 7 5 3,000 CO
450 00 7 5 " 4.OC.0O0
1.0(H) 00 7 5 8,500 00
200 00 7 5 " 1,800 00
600 00....- 7 5 1,500 00
2,200 00 ... 7 5 " 4,00000
1,400 00 " 7 5 'r 2,600 00
1,000 00 7 6" 2,00000
1,600 00 7 5" 8,20000
2.000 00..-.. 7 ,(5 , " 6,720 00
The securities we offer are etfyec
i.lio ailnntnd for the investment of
trust funds, as our personal atten-
a. a . 1 . . 1 1
tion to all ueiaus 01 idb loan, irom
tia .lata 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
: JACKSOU & HURST,
GEO. F. BOTH,
Supt. Loan Department.
John Vol 5c Co.
Saih, Doors, Blinds. Siding. Flooring
And all klada o mood on-or balldor.
Ilffauostk tM. bat Third aad Foartb avenuee.
THE LAST ASLEEP.
Capt. John Peetz Called to His
J0HS BARGE BREATHES HIS LAST.
Two or Rook lalandM liewt Knoara Cltlnma
Away-Miotch of the Mves of the
Deceaspd and Thrlr Lnerainraa In the
Capt! John Peetz Itrcathed hi 'list
at hi home, C2 Kihtcenth street.
at a o clock yesterday arteruoon.
death coming as the release after
Ion? Buffering with Bright's disease,
and which had con lined him to las
house during the past winter. thon-H,
death at last came with comparative
suddenness, me latal relapse comin"
on yesterday morning, atid durin"
the day Capt. Peetz sank rapidly uu-
111 tiiu i'du came.
Capt. Peetz was born at Wuesten-
snlbiiz, Kavaria, Xov. 27, 18i8. He
came to America in 1848, arriving at
ew Orleans Nov. 28, or that year.
He came north to St. Louis and re
sided there for hvo years, and on the
death of his lirst wire and child, lo
cated in llock Island, in December,
JKo.1. He pursued the profession
which he had adopted in his younger
years, mai oi architect and Ituildino-
contractor, with successful results,
and at the outbreak of the war he
enlisted as a volunteer Sept 1, 18HI.
no ennsicu in i ompany A. of the
rorty-iniru regimen:, Illinois volun
teer infantry, and was elected second
lieutenant. The comnanv beenmo
the color company, a Hag which had
reen presented to it before leaving
Rock Island becoming the reo-i.
mental standard. The regiment
was assigned to Gen. Pone's
command in Missouri, and Mr.
Peetz was promoted to first lieu
tenant, and was appointed regi
mental adjutant uy Uol. Julius
Kaith, the commander of the regi
ment. The regiment, after several
months1 campaigning, returned to
Benton Barracks at St. Louis, and
on Feb. 6. 1802, was taken to Fort
Henry. The regiment took part in
ihe engagements at Fort Donaldson,
Shiloh and Corinth. Mr. Peetz was
commissioned captain of Company A.
on Sept. 2, 1802. He was made" an
aid-de-camp on Gen. Bravman's staff
n ltib.i, and in the fall of that year.
he was detailed to Camp Denmson,
at Cincinnati, as rccrujting officer.
He res-gned his commission on
June , 1864.
Sheriff ot Rik-k iH'anil County.
Capt. Peetz became deputy sheriff
under Sheriff M. D.Merrill in 18f5,
and in 18fi7 he was elected to the
office, serving the then full term of
two years. Then retiring from poli
tics he entered the employ of tl.e
Keator Lumber company, with which
corporation he was identilied until
14, when on the organization of the
People's National bank, he was ap
pointed cashier of that institution,
and he served continuously in that
capacity until 1890, when on the death
of Bailey Da venport. president of the
hank, he was elected to nil the vacan
cy, lie served one year, and since
then he had acted in the capacity of
administrator for the Bailey Daven
Capt. Peetz was united in mar
riage in Rock Island, in 1855, with
Miss Johanna Soninicr, who died
March 9, 1883, and he leaves a fami
ly of eight children: Julius It., of
Wabasha, Minn. ; Mrs. M. F. Bahn
sen. of Peoria; Mrs. John Saucrman.
of this city, and James F.., Josephine,
Sarah, Clara, and Nellie, at home.
Capt.. Peetz was held in the high
est esteem in Rock Island, where he
hail been one of the representative
citizens for so many years. He was
one of our foremost business men,
and in commercial, as in social, life
he enjoyed the good will of all who
The funeral will beheld at 2 o'clock
Saturday afternoon from the late
home on Eighteenth street.
While at the time of his death
Capt. Peetz had no connection with
the People's bank, the directors met
this morning and decided to send a
Moral tribute to the house and also to
attend the funeral of the former
president, cashier and director in a
John Barge, the democratic nomi
nee for assessor, died last evening,
ot congestion of the brain, after an
illness of 2-weeks1 duration. Mr.
Barge was one of Rock Island's best
known and popular citizens, and his
death will be mourned by all. He
was born in Armstrong county. Pa.,
May 1. 1816, and acquired a common
school education in his native
In 1832 he removed with his father
to Ashland county. Ohio, and en
tered the Ashland academy, where
he graduated. He afterward moved
to Wayne county, and on Feb. 14,
1847, he was married at Kittanning:
Pa., to Miss Euphemia Kelly. In
1850. Mr. Barge's father died, and
the following year he moved to Rock
Island. He afterward returned to
bis old Ohio home, and taught school
for several years.
Returning to Kittanning, he took
charge of the academy there, and
Held such position lor eigut years
In 1852 he visited Rock Island, and
located some land warrants. He re
mained but a short time and re.
turned to Pennsylvania, and resumed
his profession until 1855. Coming
to Kock Island in 1855, he was em-
ploved as a teacher in the Daven
port schools until 1856, when he re
moved to Dixon, 111., where he
taught two years, after which he re.
turned to Kock Island and taught
school in this ity. In 1860 he re
THURSDAY. MARCH 29, 1894.
moved to Macomb. III., and taught
school for three years.
It was in 1863 that he. iti company
with two other gentlemen, took
charge ot the Macomb college, which
was then on thevergeof destruction,
and almost defunct. Through their
untiring efforts the school was once
more placed on its feet, and was run
successfully for five years. While
living in Macomb, Mr. Barge was
elected school superintendent of
McDonough county, but on ac
count of failing health he was forced
to resign during, his second term, and
he nrrived to'Kntsfc Island to retire
from active business and recuperate.
In 1870 that Mr. Barge's polit
ical career hero began, being elected
assessor, and reelected in 1871. In
1872 anil',i87 lie served as city clerk
and in f8?4 he accepted a position as
bookkeeper for the Rock Island Jas
company, which he held until 1877.
Mr. Barge was again elected assessor
in 182. a position which he held for
eight consecutive years. During
this time, and in 18S4. he was chosen
member of . the board of education,
and served for three years in this
Capacity. j ; r
Mrs. Barge died July 1C,. 1887, and
in 1893 Mr. Barge was married to
Mrs. Anne Dunning, who snrviyes
him. Mr. Barge was a strong Pres
byterian from the age of 19. At the
time of his death he was residing on
First avenue, between Ninth and
Tenth streets, with his only daugh
ter. Miss Ellie.
Mr. Barge was upright and honest
in all his dealings, anil in the office
of assessor, which he held for so
many years, he demonstrated his
fairness of disposition with all.
The funeral ill be held tomorrow
afternoon at 2 oVIock from the late
residence. Rev. J. H. Kerr ofllciat-
ng. The interment will be made at
lhe death of Mr. Barge causes a
vacancy on the democratic city
township ticket, and therefore Chair
man Wheelan has called a meeting
of the city-township committee for
the purpose of appointing a succes
sor, in accordance with the action of
th! convention recently held, and as
is by law provided.
Other Drat ha.
Mrs. Francis R. Bisant, of Colona.
died yesterday morning, and was
buried this afternoon at 2 o'clock.
She was the mother of Douglas
Bisant, of Rock Island.
An infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Jos
eph Repine died atvtheir home, 209
Seventh street, at 7 o'clock this
morning, aged 10 mouths. The
funeral occurs at 2 p. m. tomorrow
from the house.
Mrs. Cora Smith, of Moline, was
taken into the county court Wednes
day afternoon, and a jury composed
of Dr. S. C. Plnnimer, E. E. Thomp-
i . .i l Tt I... ...... A A 4?!.: I
cull, . A. AJ1UIIVI, A. a. oKiuiier,
L. Maslin and F. M. Chambers was
impanneled, and she was adjudged
insane and ordered committed to
Jacksonville. On Feb. 9, 1S93, Mrs.
Smith was taken before a jury, but
tncy tailed to return a verdict of in
sanity. Since then she has grown
worse steadily. Hence the examina
Eight prisoners from the county
jail came into the county court and
entered pleas of guilty before Judge
Adams. Joseph right was sen
tenced to 3 ) days in the county jail
tor malicious mischief; Frank Brown
pleaded guilty to assault and battery
and was lined $15 and costs. The
other six men pleaded guilty to lar
ceny and received sentences as fol
lows: John MiUnd. 1 and 3) days:
James Willhite. fio and one hour;
J. R. Sutton, f 1 and five days; Eu
gene Cross, f 1 and 2) days: James
Foster, fl and 15 days; Thomas Har
rington, 1 1 and 60 days.
There will be a performance of nn.
nsual merit and nttrptirenea t
the Burtis opera house. Davenport.
Friday evening, when the celebrated
actress, Marie Wainwright, will ap
pear in her new comedy-drama,"The
Social Swim." This is a story of
life among the fashionable "403" in
New York Citv at the iiunt ilnv
and was adopted expressly for Miss
aiuwrifjin oy lytie Mtch, the brit-
lant author of "Bean ItrntnmelP1
and the "Masked Ball." It must
not le confounded with any of the
society plays of the last Reason.
which it in no way resembles. Miss
Wainwright's noted taste and mag
nificence in CiStuminiT find snlendid
outlets in this play. Her alwavs
.1 ; 1.1.. . . - . :
uuiuiiuiMi- company is headed oy
such capable and favorite plavers as
Barton Hill. Louise Mnldonr Na
thaniel Hartwig and Georgia Busby.
The Modern Wa v
Commends itself to the well informed
to ao pleasantly and effectually what
was formerly done in the crudest
manner, and disairreeahlv well.
To cleanse the system and break up
11. 1 5 . . 1
corns, neauacnes ana levers without
unpleasant after effects, use the de
lightful liquid laxative remedy, Syr
up in rijB.
Democratic Committeemen. Attention!
The following nienilwn nf the
democratic city-township committee
are rajucoiru tu meei itxlB evening
nt Turner hall, at 7-3 . A Aiw.
candidate for assessor to fill the va
cancy, caused by the death of John
Barge: Ed Murphy, Thomas Byrnes,
Charles Rietz, William Eckerman,
James St. Clair. George ..Nold. C. J.
Long, Patrick Roonev. John Dauber,
F. J. Staassen, C. R." Wheelan. P. C.
Boggess. George Foster, D. Fitzger
ald, Lee Pfau. Frank Lawler, F. C.
Scttnitzer, William Browner,' J. E.
H. L. Wheexak, Chairman.
Meeting-of thoTovra Board Teaterdar Af
ternoon. The adjourned session of the town
auditing board was held at Citv
Clerk Huesing'g office yesterday af
ternoon. There were present: Su
pervisor Conrad Schneider. Justice
David Hawes and Town Clerk A. D.
Huesing. Siier visor Schneider pre
sided, and presented hi annual
statement of receipts and disburse
ments of town accounts. Bills were
allowed as follows:
A. 1). Hnesing. town clerk, spar
row bounties and fees, fJtJ.55; C.
Schneider, 2-dayV service on audit,
ing board, 3; A. I). Huesing. 2
days' service on auditing hoard. 3;
David Hawes. 1-dav's service on aud.
iting board, tl.50; C. Schneider, su
pervisor, rebate on dog tax. f 7; Wil
liam Don, justice's docket. 20; C.
Schneider, treasurer's fees, 5.66.
Collector Bauerareld'a Um,
A communication from E. Bauers
feld, township tax collector, asking
that the board refund f-.MS.x5, being
the amount stolen from his office,
was referred to the supervisor with
instructions to consult the state's at
torney as to whether the town can
legally refund the money, where
upon the board adjourned.
Koftaker'a Plan or Cnmpaian.
What more misleading tactics
could be adopted than those fol
lowed by D. E. Noftsker to further
his candidacy for alderman in the
Fourth ward. Thinking that the
landed property holders out on Seven
teenth street who sought to obstruct
the paving of that thoroughfare- are
sore because public improvement
did not cease at their dictation, he is
seeking their support by going to
them with the story that it will be
possible to undo what has already
been done by the council with refer
ence to Seventeenth street, and that
if elected he will devote himself to
that end. by seeking a repeal of the
ordinance. " Mr. Noftsker will gain
nothing by such misrepresentations
for the people of the Fourth ward
are for public improvements, and
will not risk their interests in the
council with a man who is opposed
rrog-rraaj v Clurh.
Mr. andMrs.Erail Warnccke enter
tained their friends, last evening, at
cinch at their home, on Seventeenth
street. The winners of the first
prizes were Mrs. Ed Lewis and
Robert Reuth. while Miss Margaret
Gaetjer and C. H. Siedel carried off
the honors for tail enders. Imme
diately after the awarding of prizes,
a grand march to lunch w ag indulged
in. Miss Gietjcr and Mr. Siedel head
ing it with the miniature grind or
gan and monkey, respectively. The
luncheon was a feature, and after
justice had been done it, about n
hour was spent in dancing.
: Mat -laionr.
Ht nry Winter, of Milan, and Agnes
"onrad. of Hillsdale, were married
his morninsr by Rev. Father Amelian
at St. Mary's church. Rev. Father
Conrad played the wedding march.
Lemiel Kline, of Maysville. Mo.,
traveling salesman for 1. Roy Bowl
I'V, was married Wednesday t
Kcithsburg to Miss Leah P. Wilson.
Mr. Bowl by was present at the
mony. and accompanied them to
t-..l. , . . 1
mica isianu in tue evening. Mr. and
Mrs. Kline left this morning for Mis
souri, their future home. The best
wishes of many Rock Island
friends accompany "them.
To Texan I.aad m-ekera.
The C. R. I. & V. railn-ev la l.
- a ao . II V
enly line running through express
trains daily from Rock Island to
Texas. Quickest time and best ac
commodations to all points in Texas
by this route. On April 10 and Mav
8 tickets will be nn anta at na f.
wv j .i i. mi i
for round trip, good to return within
30 (lavs. Anr.1v ntHnnr .a.
J I I ." I hivmvii UUIV",
Tclepkone'1093 or address
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r. II. rtl HMEK, Agt.
E. M. Allen, Gen. Agt.
Advertlaed Lint Ko. 3.
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Uuek lnlMllI, III..M.rchftl. ism- "v
Aiezanoer. aim urn Haskell. Martha
linker, UK 11,1 r. Mar
Hikxhm. WiMiard Netenn. MorrH '
h. n y. Will it Purdr. Bill
Fries, Ilcnrr Pea-on. Ad lie
Utbbart, ( hu Blikm. A
To inaur bmtnn. .IIvm. !...- .ft.-,.
ad reecea to au-eet and numlirr.
aoaa w . roTTKB. Ptwtaaster.
Healer. Inj From the Militia.
Thero are ways of petting ont of the
national gunrd before one's tiuio is up.
and it in not always necessary to acquire
a chronic 11 mess or remove from the state
or become a convict to find those ways.
A young man who recently joined the
guard applied for dismissal at the end of
his sixth week of service. He did not
give bis rensous, but the officers learned
that he wanted to get out because his
best girl hud told hun that uniform was
not becoming to him. He was dropped
from the rolls with dizzying suddenness.
New- York Sun. -
I've nsed Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup
in my lamuy lor a long time, and
wouldn't be without it. I know It's
a gttd medicine. John Harrison,
postmaster, . Guyton, Effingham
Bridal favors are of Danish origin.
For instance, the true lover's knot was a
Danish fancy and took its name from
the expression. Truclofa" "l plight
my troth." .
Magical litUe granuhs Ihoae liny aofarrmtro'
PellotaofDr Piercj'aMStccl larger lhaa aaaw
tard reeds, yet ttonrWol to cure acltwr. fat aalM
In operation. The oral Llvtr Fill ever hnrral l
Cure aick kradocke. dlutneea, cammttfOsm. turn
floe. Wkole vtal natt.
New Spring Goods
All the New Things now in at
Simon & Mosenf elder's.
For GentS. A grand
For , BoyS. The new
The One-Price Clothiers,
Walk Ground Town
Take in all the bargain sales, then
go to G. O. Huckstaedt's
And see how much lower their prices are than any
you have learned of. We are making special dis
counts on PARLOR SUITS and ODD PIECES
for the sake of keeping our men at work. They are
skillful and understand their business, and we don't
want to lay them off. If you have any notion of buy
ing, there are big round dollars to be saved by
Buying Here and Xow.
Always ready to do your repairing and re-upholstering
in good shape and at low prices.
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT
C F. DEFEND, Manager. 180S-1811 Second Arena
Furniture. Carpets. Stoves, Qaeensware. Baby Carriages and
Refrigerators. Our store closes at 6:30 except Saturday. Tele
phone No. 120C.
Misses' and Children's High Cut Shues
Given Away at
Schneider's Central Shoe Store.
Every lady buying a pair of our $4. JO
shoes will receive a pair of misses' or chil
dren's high cut shoes free.
SOCK ISLAND, ILL.
line of beautiful novelties.
menew V'ongj Kegantsac,
The new (extra long) Regan t Cutaway.
New Pantaloons New Hats New
A grand line of parcalc, white and mad
combination suits with two
pants ana nat or cap to matcn.
Novelties in Reefers, Junior and Har
vard suits, and what a line of beauti
ful shirt waists and blouses.
As usual the Star and Mother's Friend
take the lead.
Come early! Come often! Its worth
CENTRAL STORE, 1818 Soooad Avenaa
21TZED S0C3S Pa INT
V7THTE LEAD, lT0