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THE ARGUS, MONDAY, APRIL 9, 1894.
A Cbm ta th. Hark Inlund Pollc Statloc
A T.mp llrlot. It.
Yesterday morning about 10 o'clock
a nan came wandering into the po
lice station, an.l said lr. Kystcr had
sent him there to May. Hi face was
broken out. ami Olllerr Crompton
anked him what wa. the matter, an.l
it he had sma'.l pox? HI don't
know." hr said. "If hi ave, hi don't
know where hi pot hit."
Well, where ili'i vou come from?"
Chlrnco." he m"h1, 'ami the doc
tor tol.l me to come Vre."
He wa put in a cell and Crompton
attende l to tho prior fellow' needs.
His name, it i learned, is Woods,
and that he is one of that numerous
band known a bums." Of course,
no one know where he has been
abont town, but Health Commission-
er KTster has ordered Crompton to
star at the police station; and will
not allow him to go home, he having
acted as nnrse to the unfortunate.
This is the first case of f'niall pox
that has invaded Hock Island for a
number of Tears, and it is t lw sin
cerely hoped that it will not spread.
A I'rst lluusn.
The need o a pest horse is now
made forcibly apparent, and the city
should secure the abattoir, or some
other building for that purpose and
that without delay.
This afternoon arrangements were
made to tit up the old abattoir as a
pest house, and the old patrol wasjon
as a black maria. The patient will
be removed to the new qnnrtcrs to
nipht. Meanwhile disinfectants are
beinp per.erously used at the station
and the place is held in a state of
Mayor Med't'l nought to arrange to
have the man temporarily taken care
of at the lavenport pct house, but
the board of health of that city met
this morning, and dec-lined to admit
him. The case is really only varioloid.
Him rir Mm h on the Scale
It will be remembered that one of
the Union's brave-hearted annony
tnoits rorresMitulcnts signing him
self -X. X." furni-hed that paper
with a communication S.iiurdav
morning, the purport of which was
that it Mcl'onochie had lccn mavor
the scale house building on Market
square would hae been of brick,
etc. In view if the fact apcaring
In Saturday night's Atnus us to the
rlans niw beinp carried i ut havinp
een prepared under the McConochie
administrnti n anil approved by him.
although lie never "had the public
spirit to earry tlieiu into exec ution,
the I'nion ( Miinlny treats it. read
ers to an interview with Mi-Cono-chie.
The e mayor is quoted a
sayinp that w hue the double "X."
statement is not strictly accurate,
that the plans had le-en drawn under
his direction, etc.. but that there
were not funds enough to build the
mrueiure ai wie i.nir. nnn lie aoiis
farther: "At the present time, with
the lessened cost of materials and
labor I would ronpr.lv estimate the
cost at (l.A : I could do it for that
and put up a buil dins that would be
a credit to the city instead of a sanded-over
sham, as I understand this
it to be."
ytrmn r Tallin.
McConochie's memory is failinp on
mis poini evineniiT, or else lie is
willfully misrepresentinp the faets
When Architect Statidiihar drew his
oripinal tdans two years apo for Mc-
Connchie they called for a buildin;
patterned after the desipn d th
present one except that the base and
fcrst story were vt stone. The esti
mated cost then was f.'.o.V). At
Mavor McConoehie's suppestion Mr.
Mauduliar substituted frame for
tone on the first story, and the plans
now neing carrimi out were approve
by him then, liids were formally
advertised for, and the lowest in
Tfdved an outlay of $1,5). There
upon the whole matter was tabled.
Mayor Medill unearthed the matter.
put it through the council and is
havinp the structure completed for
l'J"4. a savinp of ft ),) on the best
figures MeCotKichie had. and of f'JOO
on the figure he pives the Union for
a buildinp t.raeticnllv no better.
And Mel'onrM'hie's attempted slan
der on the present buildinp is as out
ofsplaee as is --X. X's." talk about
A world of newness at McCabe'a. -Everything
refreshing at McCabe's.
Columbia park lots for sale by it.
"Picturesque America" bring in
ricturcsque World' Fair" meets
with the approval of all.
Hon. J. W. Stewart, of Davenport,
Is seriously ill at the Harper.
(ilimpes of Parasian. English and
American art at McCabe Bros'.
The Arc. is World's fair series is
in popular demand. Preserve it.
Mrs. William Licnhard, of Chi
cago, is visiting relatives in tho city.
Picturesque America" are you
getting the series? Back numbers at
The Amus ofiicc.
Tho stage of the water at the
Rock Island bridge at noon was 4.90;
the tcmierature 42.
The Altars "Picturesque World's
Fair"' meets with popular approval.
Secure it and preserve it.
tio to Rosen Held & Slattery for
plumbing, gas and steam fitting, 317
Cheapest and best residence lots
in the two cities are in the Columbia
park. Call on E. II. Guycr.
Mrs. M. Jackson of New Windsor,
is making a visit to her brother, J.
W. Reynolds of Hock Island.
"Gathered Jewels of Song" The
kgis now has them. The third in-
tallment is ncarlv exhausted.
"America's Greatest Men and Wo
men" a valuable album through the
medium of The Akgus coupons.
See lamps at McCabe Bros'. The
kind for 6 ) cents, the (6 kind for
o cents, all the balance of this week.
Mrs. R. R. Cable arrived in Rock
sland last evening on a visit to her
father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Mayer Medill, of Rock Island, w ent
o Davenport last evening to extend
congratulations to Mayor Vollmcr on
John J. Mulhern has accepted the
pencv of the Griflin Brick and Tile
works, and is prepared to lay side-
waits ior anvone.
William Crawford, a C. R. I. & P.
conductor, hail several articles stolen
from his coat in Aller's restaurant
(Jet The Altars dictionary on the
nstallment plan, and vou will have
the best book of reference comnlete
I nominal coj-t before von know it.
M. V. Archer's carpenter force is
usv remodeling the property on the
orner of Second avenue and Twen
ieth street, owned bv E. II. Guver.
An object lesson. $ 2 vase stand
amps at 10 cents; G banquet lamps
it "J.i cents, furnishings all complete
and ready to light, at McCahe Bros'.
John J. I.inehan has been appoin
ted a substitute carrier at the Hock
land postoflise and went out on
Carrier Perry's route this niornin".
Ex-Mavor William McConochie and
tobert Clark left this morning for
Lanark, HI., where they have gone
for the purpose of figuring on a new
If you are going to paper this
spring, call on l.ercn & Greve. They
carry a tine assortment of samples,
and will do vour work choan 309
Hats and bonnets as fresh as June
roses, touched with an airiness w hich
s charming and w inning, nre to i
seen at the opening exhibit all this
week at McCabe Bros .
The annual election of the direc
tors f.f the Kock Island Savings bank
was held this morninp, and the old
Iireetors were elected ns follow
L. Mitchell, F. C. Detikmann.
... . . ...
v ncn omer remedies fail to re
lieve coughs and colds. Dr. Bull
coupn ?vriip wni effect a permanent
cure. Obviously because it is the
Awarded Kjboit Honors
MOST PERFECT MADE
A purs Crap Cream ot' Tartar Powdct. Free
tain Ammonia, Alum or any other aduHcrant
40-YEAU Tia STANDARD.
man Can do tor Temperance." It
was voted to secure a bible for the
women's department of the jail.
llrpwera I'd Ion.
The Rock Island Brewers' union.
No. 98, met yesterday, when it was
reported that a new scale had been
agreed upon with the Kock Island
Brewing company, which had readi
ly and cheerfully given all the con
cessions sought by the men under the
new arrangement, and that the ami
cable relations with that company
heretofore existing, had been
It was decided that as far. as the
Mendota Brewing company was con
cerned, no agreement could bo
reached, or terms acceptable, and
what practically amounts to a boy
cott was determined upon. Secre
tary Theodore Schmnck, of the
brewers, said last night: "The
Mendota people are pot friendly to
union labor. They have not lived
up to their last "year's agreement
with ns. and have not treated us
right this year. Hence, we will
have nothing further to do with them
or their goods."
The house of John Beckman, of
Moline, was entered last evening by
burglars, and a pocket book contain
ing $S0 w as stolen.
Pranklin De Castle became beastly
drunk yesterday, and attempted to
annihilate everybody across the
slough. Officer Mancker went after
him though, and brought him to the
station, where he sobered up, and
this morning Magistrate Schroeder
fined him $5 and costs.
Itork Inland liunrued.
Collector Hunter has settled the
question of tho deputy collectorship,
and Rock Island has gotten the worst
of it. Samuel Phelps, of Monmouth,
brother of Delos P. Phelps, is the
chief deputy of the Rock Island di
vision. Charles Dorr, of Aledo, w ho
w-as a candidate for the deputyship,
is given the position of rau-er.
A Stubborn Woman.
We read that when Jove hud the order'n; cf
mundane i (Tiirs, he i mlsrd to sv-nd rain on any
day that wonld be ar xd nron by the hole
w.r!d. It as rep.inei ot la-t lhat tBry were all
reedy for ra n at a certain ca;e, except cue old
woman, lu wanted to mrke soap on that partic
n'ar'ay. W'omm are often ac-nti'd of living
capricious ai d whini'ical; tut th' re is one point
on which they w ill all ee the ie-I.-aMliiy of
beir jr well, a-.d lookii g well. Every woman, be
she young or o'd, a'ways wants to look her lRt:
and in order to do tie, ! i m cess .ry t" attain
tliatsMcof hiiillh which will :imi: rt a f. ark'e
o the eye, a bi.'iom to her check, ai d prr.ee and
mmetry to her entire f -rm. Pr. Tierce'j Fa
vorite t'rcscr pt'ion is a t anccea for all chronic
w, alineMats'1 ai d dera: cumei.ts of function r-e-
culiartoth? six. atd i beyond a'l comparison
the sreat nca't rof w. men.
John Crubaugh, Phil Mitchell, L
Simon, John Volk, K. W. Hurst. J
Robert Rueth and S. P. Miller have
purchased the grocery stock of Max
Kant 7., on Seventeenth street and
Sixth avenue, ami will take posses
sion April in. air. liuem is an ex
perienced grocervman. havinp been
employed iy J. li. seuiel ior a num
ber of years, and Mr. Miller is a well-
Dr. Karl Vollmcr, brother of Mayor
voumer, oi uavennort, nas just re
turned from Europe, where he has
fini.-hed his studies as physician
Ir ollmerwas formerly a student
of the late Ir. Peck, and is a gradu
ale of Jowa City, from where he went
to Vienna and London and finished
his studies as a specialist of the eve,
ear, nose and throat. Ho has opened
nn office in Davenport, where he w ill
be on Tuesdays aiid Fridays from 11
a. in. uniu o p. m.
J he Davenport election Saturday
resulted as usual in a democratic
victory: Mayor ollmer and the en
tire democratic ticket being elected
viz: . mill liii, cii v cieilc, Louis
II. Kteck treasurer.I l.el Peck assess
or, and J. JJ. Brockmau commission
er. I he democrats elected Ernst
oiler alderman in the First ward
M. J. Malloy in the Second; P. F
Peterson in the Third; D. B. Home
in the Fourth; and the republican
J. . Bollinger in the Fifth, and E.
B. Dowes in the Sixth.
The regular monthly meeting of
the . C. T. U. was held Friday af
ternoon in the Y. M. C. A. chapel
It was a pleasant and profitable
meeting. Dcverat delegates and
visitors who attended tho county
convention of the W. C. T. U. were
present and gave some practical
gleanings. A selection entitled
Leadvillc Jim," was well recited by
Hiss Crace Bromley, after which
Kev. II. C. Marshall gave a 10-miu-J
ule talk to the young ladies, taking
as his bubject, -What a Young Wo-
The Burlington route will sell
tickets from Rock Island to San
Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diao-o,
at 129.25, round trip f 19.25. Tickets
now on sale.
II. D. Mack, D. P. A
RK YOU IS NEED?
TF YOC ,
W'aitt a cook
Want a partner
Want a KUuatton
"ant to rent room.
Want a servant irirl
Want to sell a farm
Want to nell a honw
Want to exchance nrythinr
Want te M'll h-iifu-h'l(i cooii.
Want to niake any real estate loan.
Wart to sell or traile for anything
Want to Mud cuH'ociera fer apythtng
USE TFlEsK CHLHM?S'l.
m IK PAILY AKGrs PKLIVERED AT yolb
a a xr evtrv rreum-i for 10c per week.
EHI1 JEU3EY COW v.ANTEU BY E. U.
ANTBD-A I'ASTltY C'Ooli AT UAhl'KK
VITANTEP A SECOND COOK
AT 349 FIFTH
nooMi FUR KENT uVE'-t JONES' SECOND
hard e tore.
stoves Ami mm
Made in Twenty-two
Styles and Sizes to
OK !Al.t FKESII JIIUU COW.
i. in tli. Mil in ma 1.
11, A IE1)-AT ONCE. S'1E F1KST CLASS
i. normal tio;iie e, inc ta-inr.
j.OK SALL-KOtCKHnZ'S P'KT ERASES
. a. i iisat.ii k cruceris. "it Kill, dirt. -
WASTED SALESMAN: mlirv from t
permanent pine;. Brown I; roe. t.o.,
WANTED T0 l:OOMS
liotipekeepini;. down etaira.
quire at Uowlb'e miic e'or.-.
Auurens o r In-
C(). SALE TWO OF THE
I corners m S(hneI:V
aCOIMliri. iL HH, tprmi
niitj iu ,. " . V'Uvbiiuuii, --. r inn av, nte.
LOIl SAI.E-PHorK.Ifl Y T K. S10 FOl R
a ieerth-and a-hal! s reer. houae of t-ix rmiin:,
l n coou eonvcbiencea. Apnly on pr4m:pee.
WANTED SITUATION As ALL AUOTT5P
' m n, end a ir:ict-e I faultier and nc1 to
rrrii or a liave a email tamily. Ad
ores i". It. moaei, m X as, iiuVfiinart.
(JTIt Y D AWAY HI M MILAN FAl'KK
u Mill april r A lun eolored irravliiiuni i n
l-trer olil. wearinir a l.ickel
rete:cl lo. uta teltl n
ilate collur. Lilnrj
H. U. Kill VllAlt
LUK f-ALh EKJllT ONe-IIAlF A'RKS
r Uml. iriKid hoiiHe uf four nmiiis. an 1 kiu lien
(Tofl nrf:hard nn;! vi eyanl, eiliiated on Urazicr
avenue. Aii J ou iireurei-s.
Mi haf.l Pox a ii ie
SEE fiGMH AS IN YOUTH
THESE ajOinrRFUL' I.EMSES
. .w Hivfccuikvi n ui Dijivuuui. - -V 'OI
Imentinn. and are now placed, owing to
tlielr superiority, preeminently above every
,1'V OWIU I'lWIUWU IUIUIO IIIIO.
..inyareacknowlodiredby experts to b
the IlnestBnd most perfoctly eonstrnRtod
Lenses KMMWN. and are peculiarly adapted
toeorrectinirthe vurionx visual imDcrfoo.
tlons. A trial nfAKOMMOOR will -aving
iu-7 n) ruwwd IWI n fcM .WW,
For sale ly T. II.
gist and optician,
They are the cheapest and
the best, used by oyer 3000
famlies in the city that can
testify to their merits.
1C1S-1C17 SE'OSD ATEXEF,
There is No
Room at the Top
KRELL & MATH'S
High Grade Choco
lates and Bon Bons
hold that place undis
Be sure and pet their candies,
as they always have a lovely line
to select from and strictly pure
How about your Coffee Clotch?
Don't you want something nice
in the baking line? We can help
you out so that your company
will all be pleased. Here are a
few to select from .....
FKKXCII ROLLS.nothing nicer
PLAIN ROLLS, just the thing
for sandwich or butter.
PATTIK SHELLS, nice for
oysters, sweet breads or tarts.
CH'JC'OLATE ECLAIRS, with
whip cream or custard.
' CKEAM PUFFS, with whip
cream or custard.
, CREAM PIE, nothing finer in
the pie line.
LADY LOCKS, filled with
whip cream or plain.
BREAD STICK or ROLLS,
takes the place of bread.
PASTRY STICK, fine for sec
VIENNA ROLLS, no sweeten
ing. CHEESE STICKS, with best
We make a large number of
specialties too numerous to men
tion. We usually carry a large
line to select from, but'it is al
ways better to order a day or
two ahead, and be sure of hay
ing your order filled.
kecll & mm
1716 and 171S Seoond Av.
MC I tlty re-Reck Dry Goods Co.
Aprons of Every Style, Quality and Finish, at Prices to Suit the
' At 9c Well made, white Lawn Aprons, lace trim
med, and worth more than double. Several styles.
At 12c Fancy printed Lawn Aprons, worth
doable our price.
At 25c Unquestionably the largest and finest as
sortment ever displayed in Rock Island. Over 25
styles in a great variety of patterns and makes, in
cluding Aprons, worth "np to 40c, all for 25c. Satin
stripes, lace inserting and lace edging, trimmed
tops, bodice belts, and all the new ideas in Aprons.
25c is the price.
At 50c We show 17 styles, many of which are
sold elsewhere at 75c.
Handsome Aprons at 14c, 15c, 19c, 22c, 28c, 32c,
35c, etc., up to the daintiest creations, at prices far
below actual value don't miss our Apron sale if vou
want a lot of value for your money.
Sharp Bargains for Shrev. d People.
Somewhat late in placing our elegant new stock
of MUSLIN UNDERWEAR on the market, but the
prices will more than make up for that. Read and
6c, 6c, 6c, 6c, 6c,
Buys Children's Drawers, well made, of an excellent
quality of muslin mulin alone costs nior.
liae of Children's Drawers at almost your .. pri( c
9C 9c, oc, oc, 9c,
Pays for a good Corset Cover no comment nec
We save you money on Corset Covers.. ri-ht thry'i
IC-C, IOC, iqc, IOC,
Is all we ask for Ladies1 Drawers; s.tld ev rvwt
a 25c leader. A well made, beautifully trimmed I
sortment awaits your inspection. "
QC, 20C, 2QC, 29c,
pay for Tucked Shirts.
Every number in our shirt lice u t
Is what you'll
49C, 49C, 49C, 49C,
Buys Night Robes in three styles; sold the
over at 75c. Nicely trimmed", and n:u-lin
host of other styles at proportionate prices.
n iucuuiu iui-K 01 new goods at the i-lo-et
cash nrieps Va . . "l "
i , . jv uiuurT in evcrv ii
TliA Admrticlni, ts,mAc T it- t
..-.v....ug .uuicci Piuses "oinoMiav
ing. a large nuniner ot advertise
A 1. a
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Mclntyre - Reck Dry Goods Co.
1709 and 1711 Second avenue. Rock Island.
To Cash Purchasers.
In order to reduce stock and
increase my cash sales, for the
next 30 days I will give a cash
discount of 6 per cent on every
dollars worth of goods 6old for
spot cash. Nothing reserved
purchasers can make their
own selection at
CHAS. J. LONG'S
Corner Nineteenth street and
We are now at 1610
KOHN & ADLER
TIMISH BATS BDDIIS
Baths of all kinds, including
Turkish, plain, shampoo, elec
tric, electro-thermal, etc., mav
be obtained at the Sanitarium
Bath Rooms, on the first floor of
the Harper House.
For Ladies From 9 a. m. to
12 m. on week days. For Gen
tlemen From 6 a. m. to 7:30 a.
m., and from 2 p. m. to 9 p. m.
on week days On Sundays the
rooms will e open from 6 a. m.
to 11 a. m. for Gentlemen only.
Electric and Electro-thermal
baths may be obtained at any
time during business hours.
Gymnasium connected with bath
J. M. SOHAAB,
Wholesale and retail dealer in Flour, Feed,
Grain, Hay and Straw.
Proprietor of Cyclone Roller Mills. All kinds of grinding done
to order. Agent for the GEO. TILESTOX MILLING CU.S
WORLD'S BEST OF ALL FLOUR in the world. Ask for it and be
convinced. Nice Fresh Meal and Feed always on hand.
1601 and 1603 Fourth Ave.
Buy Your . . .
. . At the Rubber Stope
Best qualities. Lowest prices. Everything in rubber.
WILSOX, IIAIGIIT & CO.,
207 Brady Street, Davenport.
t. F. RmumBLD.
Plumbers, Steam, Gas Fitters.
House Heating and Sanitary rinmbing. Basement Rock Island Sat. Bui
AN EMBARRASSING SLIP
Is the Slip of the Tongue.
$1 00 ?hoe
Matters not a high or low-priced
shoe a guarantee accompanies
each pair. Our f 1 shoe has all
honest qualities nothing but
leather, line working leather in up
pers, sole-leather insoles, as well
well as sole-leather counters
which are so seldom found now-a-days
in any shoe.
Made for us is a warranted calf
shoe, sewed, and by far a better
Bhoe than you pay $3 for anywhere.
Special oak soles will stand the
abuse. We have them in differ
erent toes and lasts.
$2 85 Shoe.
Tan shoes are made of the gen
nine stock have the style, the
shape, the fit, the endura'nee. the
comfort and the satisfaction of the
best 4 shoe in the city.
The young man whose (shoe) tongue had slipped
while in company with his best girl, thus causing him
to forget his religion, is now vainly in search of an
other girl. It's a poorly constructed shoe that causes
more misery than the corn inside of one. No "slips"
when you wear M. & K. shoes.
A Guarantee With Every Pair.
If a shoe proves defective-don't give reasonable
sattsfaction, or wears out too soon, we pledge to nve
a new pair free or refund j our money. It means that
we are ready to protect your hard-earned dollar.
The balance of our stock of ladies' shoes at half price.
$3 OO Shoe.
It's pure American ca)f r
garoo Goodyear welt. a-y "
tender feet, any Myle si:"".
or tip equal in many r fj 1 ic it
the f5 grades of other !ra!-r-. Try
a pair, please you'll Im- !-!:M-'i
4 89 Shoe.
Strong & Carroll's genuine bsa!
welt cordovan chocs, tie s-snie
is sold the world over at f " ut
former price was t5..V. n" t':'
A reduction in exjH-ne nsc 1
reduction in price it d e-n"t e-t
us a penny to handle nicu" rl-
ikll fririni, ti . .l r Tl1 !' 0Tfr
all others, and that is liy
now sell this shoe at f --'
cost (1.25 to manufacture.
M. & K.
Largest Dealers in Gentlemen's Shoes and Wearing Apparel in Rock Island County.