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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 1894.
Will visit Rock Island
From Aug. 12 to Aug. 19 .
To see the
i . spUT'liT and magnitude. Come and see the grandest dis
,( iir works ever attempted and draw roarer to the father of
i.initrv. I joorge Washington, and the history of the Revolu-
C,,m" and renew your youth and recall the pleasant recol
.,, i t ye olden times.
pnl'l I.Alt DH'AUTMK.NT STOUK. will Inaugurate durinj
i-.-il event greatest sale Kock Island fr any house west of
, i 'ii U: ever attempted. Note lelow only a few of t tin great
,.n. r'.lra help will le employed for this sale. When visi
.. i.nr fitv don't fail to go through our big store. Kven if you do
" i-li to'ptircbafe we would lc pleased to show you our mi
me line and prices wllrh defy competition.
Covers and Dra
peries. t chenille covers with
uted pattern), worth
lr wom.cr now wt cuu
in ill such ridiculous prices.
,, -u sale price only 4c each.
Chi'tiiMi1 portcrlcs. extra long,
,:ii.. frini;p and lorler on
, i, mil. the " iiality. Amcri-
l.cnts' Over Shirts.
tt.,Mii the lookout for bnr-
linve purchased from one
iM'v'rt jobbers their line of
nq,!,. nvi-rsliirtx which will tie
, ,,11111 :ilc al lex than w hole.
,, riri- -hirls that usually sell
,, , i,, .'..io now offered at from
I: ;. a little early to talk cotton J
, i, !. I nt it wi'.l pay strangers
In v i -; i Ik to lay in their winter
,,,1,'v. Wc have just received
,i ,i vur.l. of extra heavy llanne'.
,,r;l" ISr a yard and always
that in" season Americus
,;, j.rirr tuly 7c.
N-i. 1 AH silk ribbon lc per
.r,-A'.l silk ribbon 4c per
N.i. All silk ribbon 18c per
i.ilii'-' while anil fancy colored
i i,iii-ttex, stand-up and lay
, n i-nMarx. worth 30c, Americus
:; .. t,rj,..., l!c.
,.i.k Silks and Dress Goods.
a. x. r,
p :;-ick Ul.Iatua....fl 1 mc
i i. k Moria 1 72c
' ti li!k 1'utchexs Salinel 25 72c
:: !. !.; A rm ure 1 Ni'c
.: :i b'.k r.i nL'aline 1 M) 7.'ic
ii i.lk Moire 60 2S:
ii I.Ik Armurc 1 W 72c
! ' I in our black drexs goods
Americans for patriotism
The Rock Island Water Supply
MOLINE TO THE CITY'S BELIEF
department and to advertise us far
and near, we will give our Ameri
cus visitors a chance to buy a black
dress at a great cut. Call and in
spect our tine line and prices, as
space will not permit us to quote
Our Trade Holders.
A ME KK IS StLE PEICE.
A nickel alarm clock, C9c.
A 1-hiirner oil store, 49c.
A glass lani, complete, 10c.
Chopping liowl, large size, well
worth 2;'u;, 1ic.
Tetlow's complexion powder, 5c.
(iennine AHi.'itr.ix Move mats, 5e.
I'earl sleeve l.tiU.nw, pat. lev. 10c
licit nine bristel hair brush. Vc
Shaving brushes, 2De quality, 8c.
Wire II v traps, others ask 25c. 13c.
CnrtiTiilicr complexion soap, 8c.
I'll re Cream complexion soap, three
in n box, 17c.
Hall lamp, assorted colored shade,
Tubular lanterns, 3Sc.
No. 8 copper-bottom wash boiler,
One-half bushel measure. Japanese
wood bottom, 15c.
Klastic for garters, per yd, 2c.
Indies' waist, ruffled luce trimming,
Ladies' wrappers, three ruffles with
yoke front and back, lace trimming.
Mull tics, fancy embroidered, worth
25c, our own importation, 13c.
12 cedar lead pencils, 4c.
Cotton garden hose, 50ft, J -in 3-ply,
best quality, with couplings, per
Ladies' percale waist, ruffled yoke.
front and back, belt, high full
AG piece tea set. $2.49.
lK-pe. dinner set, decorated, $C98.
Surprise egg beater. 3c.
Tint Mason jars 4c each.
Quart Mason jars 5c each.
A-gailon Mason jars Cc each.
Jar rubbers, best quality, per
Jar tops, 21c.
Jar rubbers, per dozen, 3c.
Arrangements Made by Mayors Bledlll
and Bennett Whereby There Will be
Ample for all Purposes The Hales Con
nected Advantage Secured Weyerhan
ser & Denkmann's l"nmp
Mayor Modill's conference with
Mayor Bennett and other municipal
.Hirers of Molinc with relation to the
city's water supply yesterday after
noon resulted in an arrangement
whereby Rock Island will tie pro
vided for hereafter. Mayor Bennett,
together with Aid. MeBeth, chair
man of the waterworks committee of
the Moline city council, and Supt. of
Waterworks Theo YA'heelock, met
Mayor Medill in more than a spirit of
neighborly) consideration and kind
ness. They demonstrated their will
ingness to aid Uock Island in a man
ner that was extremely gratifying.
giving assurance of their desire to
give to the city every possible meas
ure of relief, lhey not only stated
that the connecting valves on the
city mains of the two cities in the
division line would be opened at all
times except between the hours of o
and 9 p. m., but that in case of lire
in Rock Island it would be only nec
essary to telephone the waterworks
at Moline, when the supply would be
furnished, no matter what the hours,
ami furthermore, in such an event
the bluff portion of Moline would be
cut off and the full force of the sup
ply pumped direct into Rock Island.
Having made such arrangements.
Mayor Medill immediately conferred
with VVeyerhanser & Den km arm, who
have facilities for tuimpiug a million
and a half gallons a day, and who
asrreed to give the cily this advan
On an average the city of Rock Isl
and is pumping S.Oi'lO.OiMI gallons
dailv through, the inlet pipe. The
stage today is just what it was yesterday.
Enforcinc the Sprinkling Ordinance.
Last evening the ruavor gave or
ders to enforce the sprinkling ordi
nance to the letter, and in addition
to the night force of police three
men were detailed to see that there
be no violation of it, and hereafter
sprinkling nnst be done strictly
within the hours oi ti to? a. m. ana
6 to 8 a. m. The Tri-City Electric
Sprinkler company will be allowed
about half its former supply of water.
The New Inlet 1'lpe.
The mayor and waterworks com
mittee met at the mayor s otlice last
evening and decided upon the new
inlet pipe for the waterworks, the
contract for which is to lie Jet at
Thursday evening's meeting of the
city council. It was decided to
specify a 3Mncu pipe, me present
one lieing ol the l'U-incli dimensions,
and the one determined upon will be
equal to the capacity of an 18 and a
24-inch pipe, mis will give me city
a source of water supply for all time
Rock Inland Takes les Holnet
the Second Time.
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Yesterday's game should have
been a shut-out, but as it was Pes
Sketch Plan Has
M c Cabe's
WOBK ON LRAWIHG8 PROGRESSING.
Moines made but one. Al Mauck
was in superb shape aud pitched a
pretty game, and it was not until the
fifth "inning that a canvas-covered
'prohib" saw third base. Danny
Sweeny led off with a hit and went
clear around to third on the beld-in of
Joe Cantillod's hit. On the throw
to catch Lannv. Joe went to second.
Putty Zeis was gifted a bs- e and Katz
struck out. Kreig hi! a ny lofcelsier,
who made an error, and laniel, the
small, was allowed to score. Hill's
hit aMiriflin was certainly full of lire
but he in in lied and (rot it, and
doubled Puttv at second.
IK'S Moines' half of the first needs
no explanation, and for that mat
ter none of its halve do.
In the second Sage hit to
McVadden and was out; Lynch and
Mauck were each given' a base and
Danny Sweeney made a hit which '
brought Fatrichias home. Joe Can
tillon made a hit, and Al and Danny
scored. Zeis sacrificed and Joe Katz
hit to Holmes and was put out at
first. The Twins had the game
then, hut by making one in the third,
two in the fourth, one in the fifth
and one in the ninth, they made vic
tory more than sure. It was in the
fourth that Putty Zeis tried to run
away from Joe Katz, and he placed
out 3-base hit, but not on your pho
tograph. Joe followed him and
placed a .'(-baser himself. ltacudale
was to go in and pitch for Dcs
Moines, but lie ill. In t.
The score is as follows:
Swern.-T. cf j
Zis, if.... 1
Katz tr 1
K rciK.lt-.. .1
Sage, c 1
Lynch, en... 1
Ii It lmm. p 0
U rrffli-. e tt
I i.rrn'e.3b o
II linlBn, ..0
0 tiragx.rf ...0
Totals. 10S7 10 i ToU'i... 1 & 7 II 4
Rock lAlaud 13 1
Des Mo ne 0 0 0 0
Earned runs Knck I-lnd. 4.
Two-bae hits -
An Idea of How Rock Island's Federal
Structure Will Look -Two rail Mortee
With Attic Roof -Best Flan ef a Balld
inc of Its flans.
Secretary J. V.Day, of, the Citi
zens' Improvement association, has
received an important and interest
ing communication from Congress
man 1. S. Post relative to the pro
gress of the Rock Island public
building. In this it is stated that
the sketch plan for the building has
been made, and the working
drawings are progressing, although
it is impossible to say precisely how
soon the architect's otlice will tie
ready to advertise the contract. Mr.
Vest says, however, that additional
force will lie put to work on these
Plan of the HaUdla.
The sketch plan shows a Gne build
ing 92 by 50 feet, two stories high,
with attic root. The first floor is in
tended for the postofhee exclusively.
The second floor contains eight
rooms, one 16 by 22, and another 16
by 26. This floor is designed for the
a.-ffinimnilftt ion nf Itin anrvpvnr nf
the port, internal revenue offices and SlimmCr WlSh GOOdS.
the river engineer ollices. un the
third floor there are three or fonr
Beat nt Its Class.
Congressman Post states that in
view of the fact that it is expected
that at this time contractors will un.
dertake contracts of this nature for
less money than formerly, these
p.ans have been adopted, and that
the officials of the architect office
regard the. plan for the Rock Island
building as the best w hich has been
put for a buildinirof its class. Should
tl.e bids of the contractors disap
point these anticipations, congress
may be induced to supply what ad
ditional appropriations may lie need
ed. It is to be hoped that Rock Island
contractors will demonstrate their
pablic spirit by taking into consider
ation the style of buildinc when
Made by the Bingham pton Re
fining company, known the
world over as the Tery best,
both for sewing machines and
other machines, 132 two oz. bot
tles best Machine Oil at Sc per
liottle. 2K8 bottles, the S-oz.
size, Sc per liottle.
About SO Mexican Ham
mocks still left. Were 97c. re
duced some time a 50 to C3c,
now this week to close the sea
son at 49c apiece.
1 qusrt, (3 pints) Bine and
White Knameled l.ip fauce
Pans wirh handles 14c.
2-quart Steel Knameled Cof
fee pots 37c.
(All first quality, no seconds)
iton't buy the sec nd at any
This week we shall sell Sh'r
tine Prints at Sc.
Peperell K Fine Brown Mus
lin at 5c, and several other
lines of Staple Cotton tioods at
ana below actual cost.
Our Jewelry Store
is showing a lot of Sterling
Silver and field Xovclties.
Just received a lot of Hat
Hands and Belts, with Sterling
Norclly Filigree Buckles. The
new Silver and (i Id Belt Pins
are all the rage, also the new
Sterling Silver Collarettes.
This department just bristles
with new bargains reoeixed the
last of the week.
Our Crockery Department
has jast placed on sale a mag
nificent assortment of Foreign
and lomesti- IKn-orated Din
The liuorted Coods will all
lie opened oa the basis of Free
Trade, no tariff.
A lot of choice Novelties in
Decorated China and Class
just received on Saturday.
Cut (ilass for weddings and
birthdays Cut Glass Tum
blers, Kngravcd Table Tun
bier, with Engraved Iuitials
this lot 2c a dozen. Four
sizes Majolica Titchrrs at S3,
25. 27 and 2?c. Very cheap.
All Summer Dress Good. I " ,n1 - MU,P
I f-tasav avf iflaWSB a II ff atsJIIMaal
will Iks marked down this I t 1 i t..;i. .
H 4 SI HUM sb. r o "
assortment of decorations at
ll! all! all! - I away down prices.
Bixby's Satinola, for cleaning, softening and polishing
rusiet or tan leather shoes. Kcgnlar price 25c. our price 14c.
Bivtiy's Royal Polish, restores color and gloss to all black
leather. Usual price 20c, we sell it for He a lottle.
J ? I their opportunity comes to bid. and
1720, 1722. 1724, 1726 and 1723 Second ave.
Lvnch Tnree-hase blts-Zirs, katz. Base on
ball llnimea. s Smirk out Mauck, 3;
Uolrara, S. Hit by pitcher Mauck, 1. t ta
pirs Browner. 1 line 1 :4a
Yesterday's Western association
games resulted: At Jacksonville
St. Joe, 11; Jacksonville, 10. At
luincy Omaha, 9; Quincy, 6. At
Peoria Lincoln, o; I'eoria, lo.
Ever so thankful Mr. Mauck.
Jack Haskell was sick yesterday,
so Kid Browner officiated as umpire.
The prize list has been started
again, t. W. lileon representing the
Climax lobacco company, having of
fered a butt to the Twins, if they win
Young & McConibs.
Bargains. 1725 Second Avenue.
(II It r r T. I most artistic manner,
IUU1V ILlLsl and at the right price,
and in the latest style
A -Vraa. Can please you.
lw:irw Give him a trial.
A fin m c Comer Eighteenth And Second Av.
Udllaj and Second ay.
A fine line of Mouldings
Has just arrived.
Adams Wall Paper Company,
310, 312 and 3i4Twentieth street
b'fgeit store. Biggest took in the three cities.
I Tue .rrat Attraction to lie Presented In
Rock Island Xext Week.
The advance guard for the siiec-
tacular production of 'Americus" at
Twin-City Ball park all next week
arrived yesterday in a car oi mater
ial, together with a goodly'portion of
the people attached to the show in
various capacities. More of the com
bination is exjiectea today. Ine
presentation will be the grandest
historical and pyrotechnic event of
its kind ever given here. It is ac
curate in historical representations
of a patriotic nature, grand in its
scenic anil allegorical euects, its Dai
lets, etc., and in all respects it is an
entertainment such as few cities of
this country are favored with seeing.
Charles Harkinson, under whose
immediate direction this$45, 000 pro
duction is given, is in the city ar
ranging the preliminaries.
Air. Harkinson saia tbis morning.
speaking of his attraction: "We
carry loO people and have 550 in our
cast. We have already appeared at
Louisville, Cleveland and Columbus,
to immense business, and after our
engagement here we go back to Cin
cinnati. At Columbus we exhibited
to 62,000 people, which will afford
an idea of the drawing capacity of
our show. At Cleveland on July 4,
we had 3,942. We have with us
here now 70 ballet girls, 22 Arabs
and six Persians, the foreigners being
all specialty people of the most re
markable kind. We give a splendid
perforance, discounting Payne's ef
forts, or any oilier similar coin ui na
tion. The people of this communi
ty have no idea of what is in store
for them in 'Americus'' next week."
Advance Bale of Tickets lor Americas.'
Thomas' drug store in Kock Isl-
aud, Clendenin's drug store in Mo
line, and Fluke's book store in Dav
enport, will have charts for the sale
of seats for "Americus" tomorrow
morning, and no doubt the tickets
will iro like the proverbial "hot
cakes." Tbis wonld certainly b a
wise precaution on the part of ticket-
buyers, woo wouiu inus avoiu me
rush which will nndoubtedly be the
fact at the box otlice at the opening
Tarks' Sure Cure is a positive
specilic in all diseases of the liver
and kidneys. By removing the uric
acid in the blood it cures rheuma
tism. S. B. Basford, of Carthage, b.
Dnk., says: "I believe Parks' bur
Cure excels all other medicines for
rheumatism and urinary disorders."
gold by liariz ot uuemeyer.
eijrht out of the next 15 games.
That warm spot which Mr. Mauck
started in the hearts of all the local
enthusiasts Saturday, has kindled
into a bright red flame. It was an
elegant game that he pitched, and
there is no use talking, he is a
In the eighth inning"Mattie" Vick
ers went outside the gate and brought
forth a Turk, a member of the
"Americus" company, and invited
him to pose as a mascot, but noth
ing would win for Des Moines. Last
evening Gragg and "Mattie" went
looking for a rabbit's foot.
The two amateur ball clubs of
Kock Island and Davenport whe
played a game at Twin-City park
about a week ago. will play tomorrow
morning at 10 o'clock at the same
place. A great deal of rivalry exists
between these two clubs, so that a
good game may be looked for.
Secretary McIIugh desires on be
half of the local players to extend
thanks for the prizes, to-wit: The
butt of tolacco offered by Henry
Dart's Sons, the banquet given by Sam
Arndt. of the Crown restaurant, and
the cigars donated by F. S. Brough.
J. E. Montrose and Louis Glockhoff.
Hugh Xicol, one of the greatest
fielders in the profession in his
younger days, when he was a mem
ber of the Chicagos and the St. Louis
Browns of the past, is an applicant
for a regular position on the staff of
umpires. "Little Kic's" eye is keen
and his nerve is steady as it ever
was Chicago Herald.
Somebody is attempting to work
up an Illinois str.te league for next
year including the feur cities of the
present western association and four
other Illinois cities such as Elgin,
Aurora, Joliet, Springfield, etc. The
Illinois cities of the Western associa
tion are in good company where they
are and there is every indication of
the association continuing another
year. Nothing will Jbe gained by go
ing in witn any of the 30 to uo-uay
base ball cities mentioned. For
Uock Island's part it prefers to be
with the stickers of the Western as
sociation, the record-breaker among
minor base ball associations.
cot delay operations until congress I
ppropriates furtber money, but win
n:ake their proposition so that the
structure designed may be put up
v. ithin the appropriation, and work
begun at once.
Carl Frhese died at his home. 1015
Eleventh avenue, of heart failure
this morning, aged 73 years ami 9
months. The funeral occurs at 2
p. m. tomorrow.
Nettie Orenburg died of scarlet
fever at her parents home on Thir
teenth street and Seventh avenue this
morning, aged 14 months. The fu
neral occurred at 2 o'clock this after
noon. Ogden. the little son of Mr. and
Mrs. C. A. Mayo, of Chicago, died at
t 1 5 yesterday arternoon of spinal
meningitis at the residence of his
g"-and-parents. Mr. and Mrs. K. C.
Cftol. with whom Mrs. Mayo is visit-
iir-r. Ibe funeral occurs at 9 a. m.
Ills Margate. la fare Ire Cream,
Orders for five gallons or more,
75c per gallon ; orders for less than
five gallons, 85c per gallon. Orders
solicited for excursions, sociables,
lawn parties, etc.
Diamokd Ice Cream Co..
1913 Second avenue.
The woods back of South Park be-
ran burning at about 12 o'clock to-1
day and the lire raged for fully an
hour. A number of trees were de
stroyed before the inhabitants of
that locality conld get the flames un
der control. It is the supposition
teat bovs set them on tire.
OXFORDS MUST GO
We have too many OXFORDS for this time of year,
and lake this method of reducing stock
knock oft all profit, and some of the cost,
too, if necessary, but sell the goods. No
half-way measures here.
They Must Go.
; See Us for Bargains.
Burglars last night went through
an ice box on a porch at Frank Tay
lor's residence on Twenty-third
street and stole a silver milk pitcher,
among otner things.
A bundle of ladies' hose, which
had probably been stolen from a
store, was found in an ash barrel in
an alley between Eighteenth and
Nineteenth streets this morning.
Brings comfort and improvement and
tends to personal enjoyment when
rghtly used. The many, who live bet-
t-r than others and enjoy me more, with
Lss expenditure, by more promptly
aaptine the world's best products to
the needs of physical being, will attest
tlie value to health of the pure liquid
laxative principles embraced in the
remedy, Fyrup of Figs
Its excellence is due to its presenting
in the form most acceptable and pleas
ant to the taste, the refreshing and truly
beneficial properties of a perfect lax-
- ive; effectually cleansing the system,
dispelling colds, beadachea and fevers
s id permanently curng constipation.
It has givsn satisfaction to millions and
suet with the approval of the medical
P'ofession, because it acts on the Kid
neys, Liver and Bowels without weak
ening them and it is perfectly free from
every objectionable substance.
Syrup of Fin is for sale by all drug
g'sts in 60c and f 1 bottles, but it is man
ti factored by the California Fig fymj
Co. only, whose name is printed on every
package, also the name, Hyrup of Figs,
and being well informed, yoa will not
accept any substitute u onerea.
162) Second Ave:. Under Rock Island House.
Of Carriages, Harness,
Laprobes, Whips, etc.
Remember that you can always find the latest styles
and largest assortment in the tri -cities at
Ilocon'o Carriage Worko
Ladies that do their own housework
or cultivate flowers will find our
Just the thing, as they not only protect the
bands, but keep tnem soft and white. Try
DRESS SHIELDS we offer great bar
gain. The noodjreara Seamless Stockinet
are impervious, and can be washed or
cleaned. Also the rubber lined Zephyr and
bus: bueia m stock.
We arc headquarters for Garden Hose, Reels, Sprinklers, Mackin
intoshes and Rubber Clothing, Hospital b applies aad
Bubber Goodj of all kinds.
WILCOtf, HAIGIIT & CO.,
307 Brady Street, Davenport.