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TflE AKGUa TUESDAY, APKIL30, 1895.
Over 200 Refrigerators
AT LESS THAN MANUFACTURERS' PfiJCE MUST
BE CLOSED OUT IMMEDIATELY ......
mWM-l 20 deep
hi W'fffcp? 44 high
W. S. HOLBROOK,
Nos. 103, 105 ami 107 KaatSccond street
Inventor and patentee of the French Tailor Sys
tern of Cutting in connection with her school
has opened Uress Making Parlors in the Ryan
The Perfect Fit
And Neatness of Finish
Of her tailor costumes is rapidly advertising her
wonderful skill, as an artist of the highest order.
Reception and party gowns are given special
attention, as to Harmony of Color and Correct
ness of Style. No two garments are designed
from the same plate, and many are the artist's
own creation Her school is open day and even
ing; lessons not limited. Positions secured for
those out of employment.
Ryan Block, Second Floor, Davenport.
We come tc you again offering you
If you want something at a low price we have the
Which is good as other makes and lower in price.
Gasoline Stoves and Gas Stoves
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Comer Third Ave. and Twentieth St.
f l-rUY'S CREAM EALM-r7-M PS!!
IftMorvZ Kt"- 1 .-.! rut! rm-M. nl I-TAR?VqJ
il?I.rtf:it m(o ft r tM in I It-art. I TiSSWj I
Plumbers, Steam, Gas Fitters.
House Heating and Sanitary Plumbing. Bisement Bock Island Baak
Rock Island. Ill
a Last Night's CmukH
Citt Cotnrcn. Room. Bock Islaxd,
April 29, 1895. The city council met
in special session at 8 o'clock
p. m.. Mayor Medill presiding, and
all the aldermen present except
Dauber. The clerk read the call ot
the mayor for the meeting, to take
action in regard to the Twelfth street
iroproTement ordinance, and for the
transaction of such other business as
properly come before the council.
The major stated that the confirma
tion of the Twelfth street assessment
had been defeated in the county
court and that the work baring been
commenced the street was in a bad
condition and prompt action when
a courte is decided npon is neces
sary. The city attorney stated that this
was one of several ordinances that
had been passed and confirmed. The
technicality was that the amount of
the first installment had not been
fixed, and this he declared was triv
ial, and if be could prosecute an ap
peal be was confident that his posi
tion would be sustained. But as an
appeal wonld necessitate a year's de
lay, he snggested a new ordinance
and new proceedings, first repealing
the ordinance of Jan. 11, 1895. Au
ordinance repealing this ordinance
was read by the clerk and it was
passed by unanimous vote on motion
of Aid. F. H. Schroeder.
The sense of the meeting as to sub
mitting a new ordinance was taken
with a unanimous affirmative vote.
The clerk then read an ordinance for
the improvement of Twelfth street
from Fourth avenue south to the city
limits, by special taxation. Passed
by unanimous vote on motion of Aid.
Aid. Corken offered a resolution
taking from the City hall fund the
uni of $5,713 and distributing the
anion t among the various other
Aid. F. H. Schroeder offered a res
olution instructing tbe clerk to no-
ify the Central Uniou Telephone
company to remove a certain pole
from near tbe Central nose bouse.
Aid. Kennedy ctTersd a resolution
providing for the printing of 2,000
pamphlets giving information in re
lation to taxes levied. Adopted, and
the mayor appointed as a committee
to compile the information and pre
pare the pamphlet. Aldermen Ken
nedy, toss and Ltauoer.
The mayor reported a conference
with the Bock Island Brewing com
pany in relation to pumping to tie
new stand pipe, tbe rate agreed upon
as satisfactory being 3. cents per
thousand gallons; the city to provide
the pump. AM. Foss moved that
the mayor and city clerk be author-
zed to enter into a contract with the
Rock Island Brewing company to
pump the water at 2 cents per thou
sand gallons, for the term of two
years, the limit of requirement to be
120,009 per dav. Adopted unani
The clerk read an application from
the Rock Island Heating and Plum li
ng company for permission to open
a paved street. Granted, on motion
A letter from Mrs. Gorry in rela
tion to a sidewalk grade was referred
to the street and alley committee.
Adjourned on motion of Aid. F.
A. D. IIi-EsixG, City Clerk.
Tiro I.Ives Saved.
Mrs. Phoebe Thomas, of Junction
Citv, 111., was told by her doctors
she had consumption and that there
was no hope for her, but two bottles
of Dr. King's Sew Discovery com
pletely cured her and she says it
saved her life. Thomas Eggers, 139
Florida street, San Francisco, suf-
fured from a dreadful cold, approach
ing consumption, tried without re.
suit everything else, then bought
one bottle of Dr. King's New Discov
ery and in two weeks was cured
He is naturally thankful. It is such
results, of which these are samples
that prove the wonderful efficacy of
this medicine in coughs and colds.
Free trial bottles at Hartz A U lie
rue ver's drug store. Regular size.
50 cents and $1.
Old people who require medicine
to regulate the bowels and kidneys
wiil nnd tbe trne remedy in fclectric
Bitters. This medicine does not
stimulate, and contains no whisky
nor other intoxicant, but aits as
tonic and alterative. It acts mildly
on the stomach and bowels, adding
strength and giving tone to tbe or
gans, thereby aiding nature in the
performance of the functions. Flee
trie Bitters is an excellent appetizer
and aids digestion. Old people find
it last exactly what tbey need. Price
50 cents per bottle at Hartz & Ulle.
meyer a drug store.
BCCKLKK S ABKICA SALTS.
The best salve in the world for
cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt
rheum, fever sores, totter, chapped
hands, chilblains, corns and all skin
eruptions, and positive! cores
piles or no pay required. It is guar
anteed to give perfect satisfaction, or
money refunded. Price 25 cents per
box. tor sale oy Hartz Luiemeyer.
Friend I don't understand why you
and your busband should have separated
Mrs. Aftermath It was all owing to
the baby's temper.
Mercy on us! How could that be?"
MWe couldn't agree as to which ono
of us the baby took after. " New York
Children Cry for
Pitcher's Cssterlcu ;
Leaf lard at Scbroeder's.
Boy a bicycle at McCabe's.
Cash shoe store Dolly Bros'.
Ringling Bros', at Davenport
Jacksonville Two trains via R. I.
& P. See time table.
Don't fail to read Jackson & Hurst s
ad. it tod have money to invest.
The King's Daughters will hold
their regular monthly meeting at the
residence of Mrs. Adair Pleisants
Wednesday afternoon at S o'clock.
Fine residence lots on Twentieth.
Twenty -first and Twenty -second
streets for sale on easy terms. See
adv. M. M. Sturgeon, attorney at
Ringling Bros1, great shows will
pitch tents at Davenport tomorrow,
and tbe people of Rock Islwad will
flock over to Bee the wonderful ag
Ihe first doty of tbe bead of a
family is to guard the health of his
family. To do so, keep Carse &
Ohlweiler's carbonated goods in the
house. Telephone 1014.
Oxford sale 75 cents for ladies'
solid black, patent tip Oxford, worth
$1 any time tomorrow morning at 9
o clock as long as tbey last I be Bos
ton. The officers of C. W. Hawes camp.
1550, which is to conduct the ser
vices for the late James McConochie
tomorrow afternoon, desire that all
Woodmen participate in the cere.
A rale of one fare for the round
trip will be made for three grand
homeseeker's excursions via the
Burlington, Cedar Rapids and North
ern railway. Tickets at this rate
win be sold May 21 and June 11 to
all points on this line in northwest
ern Iowa, southwestern Minnesota
and South Dakota, west of and in
cluding Iowa Falls. Tickets will
also be fold on these dates at above
rates to points in the following terri
tory: All points in Arkansas, Color
ado, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas, Wy
oming and to a large number of
raportaot stations in Idaho, New
Mexico, Utah and southwest Mis
souri; also to Lake Charles, Louisi
ana. Tickets will be good to return
20 days from date ot sale and stop
over will be allowed at pleasure.
For further information call on your
nearest railway agent, or address J.
Morton, G. T. & P. A.. Cedar Rapids,
A Fraudulent Banker.
Tbo other evening a stylish and gen
tlcmanly looking individual stepped in
to ouo of tbo leading restaurants in Par
is, took bis scat at a tablo and ordered
a dinner tros recborcba When it was
served up, be tackled the dishes with
tbo placid delight of a genuine epicure.
When he was hall way tbrougb tbe des
sert, a closod cab drew up at tbe door
of the establishment, and a very grave
looking gontloman requested permission
to look through the premises, as he ex
pected to find there a fradulent banker.
whom be as a detective was instructed
to take into custody. Of coarse bis de
mand wa3 complied with, aud no sooner
bad bo entered tbo dining room than be
pointed to tbe Insurious reveler and
whispered in the landlord's ear:
Von see, our information was cor
rect There be is. Dnt for your own
eako we prefer to avoid a row. Please
tell tho gentleman that bis friend Baron
L. is ontsido and wishes to spook to him
for half a minute. "
Oa receiving tbe message our gastron
omist immediately rose from tbe table
and went out on the boulevard, where
ho was taken possession of by tbo de
tective, who put bim into the cab and
drovo off with bim. Next day tbo res
taurant keeper went to tbe noarest po
lice office to recover payment for the
"fraudulent banker's" dinner, amount
ing to abont GO francs. But neither tbe
commissary nor bis subordinates knew
anything of tbe supposed capture In
the cud it turned out to be nothing more
or less than a clever bit of comedy got
up for the purpose of enabling one of
tbo actors to have "a good blowout. "
Mohammed Aba Said. "Chief Spoon
and Ladle Maker to tho Commander of
tbe Faithful," came to know .hat
Owen thought abont tbe phenix and
whether tbe bowl of a ladle which be
brought with bim for examination was
not made from tbe beak of that bird. It
was identified as coming from a moro
authentic source tbe belmetcd bornhill
of Ceylon, of which there was fortunate
ly a specimen in the museum.
"Tbo bead and beak were brought In
to my study and banded to the oriental.
He examined it very deftly, comparing
the beak with tbe bowl, and then ex.
claimed, with astonishment and rever
ence: 'God is great. That surely is the
The French industry of icing milk if
an original departure in tinned com mod
ities. Tho milk is frozen and placed
in block form in tins and on tbe part of
tbe purchaser requires to be melted pre
vious to use. Being hermetically sealed.
tbe commodity thus iced preserves its
form until it is required, when a min
ute's exposure to tbe sun's ray or to
tbo beat of tho fire is all that is necessa
ry to reduce it to a liquid condition.
T Simn Iak Etalaa.
Ink stains on carpets or woolen goods
can bo removed while they are fresh by
taking common bakinc soda or salera-
tus, rubbing it well into tbe spots aud
then rinsing with warm water. Tbe
same process will remove dried ink
spots from cotton goods if the spot has
not been wet with water before the sal
eratua is applli d Jewelers' Circular.
Tn Aaacs, only 10c a week.
A month of
All holding tickets
for the Dresden Chi
na Bread Plate Sou
venirs will please
present them soon
as possible during
Beginning May 1st and Continuing to June 1st
It will only cost a few minutes to inform yourself o ncerning this most wonderful Bargain
Sale ever witnessed in Davenport.
Our object is to make a new record for May. We want to do
ness in our history.
Low Prices for seasonable goods alone will do it. This sale
all previous records. You may read volumes on
profit you nothing as compared with the savings
r-iir-itiirn . J 1 . j . r i
MiftinniDtR., not one uay,
be able to buy Dry Goods of every description at prices that will astonish you.
It is sure to meet your hearty approval. Tell your friends and urge them to
come. Everybody is welcome! Come!
READ THE FIRST EDITION OF THE MAY BARGAINS.
The following prices hold good for
one month, unless the lots are closed
Bu. k Goods.
1. 46-inch wide black serge qual
ity No. 27, same quality as sold last
season at 65c; three pieces to sell at
69c a yard.
2. All wool serge, regular 32c
quality. May price 25c a yard.
3. Regular 3-'c Henrietta, import
ed, three pieces will be sold at 27c and
24c a yard.
4. 46-inch black Henrietta, Im
ported, regular price 79c, May price.
69c a yard.
5. One piece of black storm serge
45 inches wide, this week will be sold
at 47c a yard.
We mention tbe fact of these goods
being imported because tbe domestic
goods are inferior in dye and finish
and not free from oil substances,
which make them retain the dust.
6. Seven pieces 54 -inch wide black
storm serges, have been selling for
f 1; May price 65c a yard.
7. J nree pieces 40-inch wide black
brilliantines, regular price 39c; May
price 32c a yard.
o. One piece silk-warp uenrietta.
imported, sold for 1; May price 79c
a yard (guaranteed.)
9. Une piece black trench crepon.
regular price 75c a yard; May price
obe a yard.
10. Une piece 46-inch wide crepon
a beauty) at 79c a yard; value $1.50.
Colored Dress Goods.
11. Two pieces 40-inch crepe in
navy and blue. May price 49c a yard.
12. "r-lnch plaids, very choice
styles, ' jur pieces at 24c a yard.
13. Three pieces all wool novelties
75c goods. May price, 47c a yard.
14. Une piece silk and wool novel
ty in red, white mixed, a beautiful
thing, regular import price $1.19 a
yard. May price, 87 J c a yard.
15. lour pieces tweed, silk and
wool mixtures, reduced price f 1.25
to 80c a yard.
16. rive pieces neutral shade
novelties, reduced from 89c to 671c a
17. Mine combinations of tbe
nicest style 38 inch plaids at 39c a
18. live pieces silk and wool, 45
inch novelties, worth 89c, May price,
72c a vard.
19. Ten pieces 34
inch wide all
for 30c, May
wool pin checks, sold
price, 24o a yard.
Mrs. S. 'Smith,
1805 Second Ave.
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ttal mil. Or-
Bargains. The greit 0 days Sale at the
Second and Brady Streets, DAVENPORT.
out every aay texcepi ounaavi
20. 34-inch wide Henrietta, re
duced from 24c to 12c a yard.
21. Twilled back f 1 broadcloth in
brown, blue, green, tan, mode and
black at 77 c a yard.
22. 64-inch covert cloth, express.
ly designed for tailor made suits, re
duced from $1.33 to 62c a yard.
23. rour pieces double fold bright
plaids. May price for this lot only
6c a yard.
Evening Graduating Ma
terials. 24. Reed's lanedowne in tan. grey,
nile, sage, light bine, pink and black,
82c for this lot.
25. Albatross, all wool, 40-inch
wide in cream, nile, bine, pink,
corn and red, May price 36o a yard.
26. Fancy imported crape, in
cream, pink and blue, reduced from
75c to 49c a yard.
29. 86-inch wide cashmere in
blue, rose pink and cream, reduced
from 33c to 22c a yard.
28. 40-inch wide crepes in rose
pink, electric blue and cream, im
ported to sell at 85c a yard. May
price 72c a yard.
The above are only a few of the
many bargains to be bad at this sale.
Ask for the bargains, as we have
not space to display all of them.
1. 18-inch down cushions, covered
with tinsel crepe, with deep ruffle, at
98c each. Color, blue, red, orange,
green and pink.
2. Ladies1 percale waists, large
sleeves, laundried collars and cuffs.
May price, 39c.
3. Ladies' navy blue duck suits,
in two pieces, fast colors, May price,
$1.28 a suit.
4. Ladies1 broadcloth capes, dou
ble ruffled collars, in navy, black and
brown, for $1.36 each.
5. No. 9,206 Nottingham lace cur
tain tape edge, actually worth 82c
a pair; as long as they last, 69c a pair.
6. Children's gingham dresses.
wittt ruffled shoulders, 2 to 4 years,
May price, 22c each.
7. Boys' percale kilt suits, fast
colors, Fontleroy blouse. May price.
7. Infants1 short slips, trimmed
with embroidery. May price, 22c each.
o. aomraer corsets, lac a pair.
This price speaks for itself.
9. A summer corset that will
make you the owner of ono at sight,
for 50c a pair.
10. The Empress 5-hook kid
glove, in colors, for 89c a pair. This
has always been our $1 glove, but
HARKED, PDRSEL &
Corner Brady and Second Street, Davenport.
Fitted vitl) tl)c Great "i. tr J." Tires
9 All Rambler Bicycle abe Fully Guaranteed
McCABE BROS., Sole Agents.
The second ship,
ment of Souvenirs
has arrived. Each
one on making a
purchase of 60c
worth of dry goods
the largest one-month's busi
for wonderful values will excel
the silver question, but it will
we guarantee you during this
" 1 . 1 " . 1 tr Ml
uunnsr mis monin. louwiu
we have displaced it with one very
mucb better lor fl. Ihereiore, we
offer our Empress glove in colors for
11. 20 dozen more of those fine
all linen ladies1 handkerchiefs, as
sorted widths hemstitched. May
price, 12c each.
12. 25 dozen lace trimmed Egyp
tian cotton thread for 12c.
13. C-inch black border lace, 25c
a yard; 9-inch, 39c a yard; 22-inch
(for capes) 85c a yard.
14. Ladies1 short sleeve Egyptian
combed cotton vests, 39e each.
14. Broken assortment of gents1
unlaundricd 50c shirts at 29c each.
15. Men's fast black seamless
socks, 56 dozens to sell for 4 pairs
16. As nice a sock as ever graced
a man's foot for 25c a pair.
17. 100 yards 36-inch percale,
regular value 8c, May price 6Jo a
18. 40-inch wide Irish lawn, fast
colors, regular price 12c, May price
7c a yard.
19. Carriage laprobes at May
prices. One special number at 36c,
will not be duplicated.
20. We can't say too much In
praise wonderment at our being
able to offer such great values in
linens. They are world beaters.
Lot A. 50 dozen 18-inch fast
selvage, blue damask, napkins, 89c
quality at 69c a yard.
B. 60 dozen fast edge J-size nap
kins, $1.98 quality, for $1.49 a dozen.
C. 60 dozen 24-inch or -size,
$2.75 napkins, for $1.98 a dozen.
D. 100 dozen towels 24x42 size,
pure linen hack, at 21c each.
21. Trimmings, assorted shades
and widths, regular price 15 and 25c,
for 10c a yard.
22. 10 pieces washable silk, 35o
quality. May price 24c a yard.
23. 100 dozen Ilelretia silk, 26
inch umbrellas at 8 Do each.
24. 15 dozen imitation cnt glass
nappies, worth 5c; we offer them for
two for 5c.
25. Six dozen genuine cut glass
frnitlers the 60c kind we will sell
for 24c each.
We take this opportunity to call
yonr attention to tbe prices and most
beautiful line ot cut glass west of
26. One lot very fino and heavy
unbleached muslin for $2.49 a bolt.
This will not be sold by the yard.
1720. 17S2. 1724, 1726 and
1728 Second At.