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THE ARGUS. WEDNESDAY, JULY 31. 1895.
To the Public:
Josli.v, July 30. There is a vil
lage of campers upon Bock river that
seem to hare come from all parts of the
compass. Geneseo, Cambridge, Kock
island ana other places are repre
sented. Yes, there are some ladies
there from Chicago, too, who seem to
make things livelv.
Placards are posted up at Joslin
stating that the Aldredges coal banks
near Joslin are again opened up
and that any quantity of the best
coai can be had at o cents, and slack
and nut coal mixed at 2 cents per
Friday last an olive branch in the
form of a baby of the feminine per
suasion came to the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Osborn. They now
nave two children, a boy and a girl
and are in ecstacies and correspond.
Alexander Dunbar has not been
teenng verv well at times ior some
time past. He was taken quite sick
again a lew days ago, so that hi
family became quite concerned
is his stomach that is causing the
difficulty. Dr. Looker is in attend
ance, and at this writing is said
be somewhat easier.
The rain storm we had Friday
evening last was accompanied by
muntier ana iigntmng and consider
able wind, which blew down and
THE SEARCH AND SURVEY.
We cannot but be gratified by the constantly increasing in
terest manifested by the people in the progress of
terprisc. The success of onr undertaking and the establishment of a br.oke off aKood dcal of . cori
..... . TVlla came in torrents ana lor a por.
U'UU""U"UR lowu l '-a8 aionne. means me ennancement of tion of the time was in the nature of
values in this entire locality, and a substantial benefit to cverv man, 8 deluge. Corn in this locality has
woman and child in the tri-citiea th.t ein.tr i,m, tt. Sotten about u the moisture
b"- nMj. If IU.L- V-, 111 nnn. l.
nuitlliaivui AISCUU. himself nnni.n.,,. K kin -U
there will be a bountiful corn croo.
When tKn nnuconifn .;. -.Z.A
Many untounced rumors have from time to time been current at Joslin this morning, the conductor
in regard to alliances which have been made for nnr n..w invn. A a I bunded to. Mr. Hubbard the follow-
we presume like rumors will gain currency hereafter, we deem it
proper to state that we will adhere in the future to the policy adopted
thus far, viz: not to say anything until our statements are fortified
ing: "Delayed seven minutes by
norse running into nrst uridre east
of Osborn. 1 The train stopped be
fore arriving at the bridirc. The
horse was lifted from between the
sleepers, but he fell on one side.
distance of 10 feet. On alicrhtin" he
raised himself upon his feet, and
went to grazing as if nothing had
David fc. Adams pissed the 60th
mile post in the journev of life Tues-
lay last. Mr. and Mrs. Adams
the factories are in operation, and place the success of our enter-1 ca"e in number of relations and
prise beyond the.preaiventure of a doubt. to "K"1?.
luxuries, delicacies and substantial
of life, which Mrs. Adams knows so
well how to provide, the center piece
on me tauie oeing a 1 -pound tur
key. To sav the least, with such a
repast, celebrating one's birthday is
a uuauiiitii custom.
W. H. Whiteside havinir decided to
build himself a new store, wasdesirous
first to establish a certain corner as
an important preliminary. Incon
sequence of most of the rocks which
established the government survey
having disappeared, it took Surveyor
Paddock, of Ruck Island, two davs
to find the corner. He first had to
survey from the township line to
Madison Bowies', a distance of four
miles, before a corner showing the
government survey could be found
made and Accordmg to Mr. l'addock s survey.
fnetnrv lnill.linrw u-ill l.o rammon.n.l nA nA . i...: lue ruau running east and west irom
1 ' " Joslin is about live feet too far north.
Today we announce contracts with the following industries,
all of which will be in active operation as soon as building plans can
be matured and the factories can be erected. These alliances of
themselves guarantee a city of 3,000 people at Fast Moline as soon as
FACTORY NO. i The Western Stamping Company from
Cleveland. Ohio. Faetory buildings now well up to the second story.
ill work 100 hands. ill make stamped ware and plumbers' sup
FACTORY NO. 2 The East Moline Engine Tool Com
pany, formerly Keliance Machine and Tool Company, of Cleveland,
Ohio. Manufacturers of compound explosive motors, electric light
ing and heating plants, bolt cutters, taps and dies. etc. Capacity
125 employees. Plans now being made and factory buildings to be
erected this fall.
FACTORY NO. 3 The Weir Plow Company from Mon
mouth to Fast Moline with 500 employees. Plans are now
soon as possible.
EAST MOLINE COMPANY,
Br C. II. Pope, President.
The Following Letters Speak For Themselves:
Cuvilwd, Ohio. June 15, 1S9"
East Mo;.i..r CoarAKY, Mum, liL-i.n
tit-men: We spent tlie grrat?at part of S3 days
during the pant winter with bcvlqaarteri at
Chicago, visiting town within ratlins of SOU
miles, whl.-h wei seeking to locate manufactur
We rroelvtd a lama number of propositions
from boards of trade, laid associations, Individ
sale, etc.. much more favorable in the way of
bonus and cash Inducements than oar ar.anK
mrnt with yon.
We decided to locate la East Molioe because of
your favorable position in relation to onr mar
ket, your remarkable combination of Tronk
rail lines and Mississippi river, your proximity to
the Bennpla canal now bailding and the re-
snltuit advantages thereof, the cheapness of
fuel, the water supply, the facility of hiring
skilled mechanics, taebeanty and health of the
location, the existing socce'sful Industries, etc ,
We believo there elements will contribute
largely to the success of oar business and enable
ns to meet competition and get onr share of the
trade. We he therefore located with yon and
ws take pie unre In endorsing East Moline as In
onr Judgment the modei manufacturing location
of the Mississippi valley. We have recommend
ed It very strong y to oar friend, and aball con
tinue to do so. Success and long life to East
We shall commence work as soon as onr build
inrs are completed, and machinery can be placed,
with capacity for 100 employes. Yours very
WiKTias iTAMnxa Courier,
By -FKEn B. Hio,"
"tit J. MlTTIXUER."
Orrtct Rrtnvcr Mai-ihk & Tool Co. I
Clvve and. oUui, Jqiy ti, 1805. f
East Mouse Compact, Molim. Ill.-Uentlo-men:
Your favor duly received and noted
Our Mr. Bchtrring was murh please with the lo
cation and oat. 00 k for a nice and profitable bus
ines. We hare been mtklng gts eu.iaes, bolt cut
ters, taps and dies, power p an's for electric
lighting and beat ng. etc Toe demand for gas
and gasoline engine is increasine constantly,
and your location is v.-ry favorable for our busi
ness and market. We sis I tacrcaie our facili
ties and output In oar new ficti.-y, sad antici
pate a large addition to our business.
Our Mr Schirring will mo west In a few data to
look after th matter of buildings, and ctve same
his personal supervision. Will ship joa the
samp' to'.t-cutur head in a few dais.
We bavechosen the nam East Moliae Kcgine
Tool Co. for our new corporation, and upon
moving will Incorporate under th laws cf I.H
nois, with larger capital.
Bcplng that we will not meet with any delays
in getting Into the new location, we remain.
Huujf e Vkiisi a Toot l ,
By A. II. Mat, See. and Trea-.
I MoXHot-TH, III., July 27, 1895.
! Orrirs or ihr Wnn Ptow Compawt. Vnnruv
Tt-RKBi or Flows and Otuir Fab .Machin
Bastmomkb Compaht, M.OLINC, IiLs.-Gen
uemen: We have signed a ccntraxt w-h yonr
comi any oy tne tents 01 which we agree at once
to prepare plans and spec ideations for new and
modem np to dale factory, with a capacity for sou
employees, and lo commence the erection of
DiillCIng' for thi factory at East Moline. 111., as
soon as p'ana can be gotten np and contracts be
properly let. The woik on the new factory to be
purhed to completion and the entire plant of the
Weir P.ow compiny. at Monmouth, Ills., with its
ousicrss i to oe moved to Kat Moline, Ids., on
iu completion 01 ins ontiditg.
After a cartful iivctigit cn e.f the subject,
uavius viPiuc. several otner manufacturing lo al-
Itles and havicg reci iv d varlo is farorub e prop
ositions from d flerent quarrs, we have s ected
your location at Eat Moline. for the rraaon that
we believe your p! e offers 1 he greatest number
1 aamagei for the manuiucturtng of plows.
cu'tlvators, corn planters, d sc barrows, stalk
cutters, and a general lineo' arict.ltorl jlmple
mcnts. Our dm i-lon I srr.ced at purely n rom a
and that there is at least an acre and
a half on James Cook's farm that be
longs to John Joslin. Other fences
are claimed to be several feet out of
their proper places.
ti eunesuay last, wun several vis
itors, Mr. and Mrs. Guthrie's fami.
ly numbered 14. With other eata.
bits they had icecream and canned
corn for dinner. Soon after dinner
several of the children were taken
sick and commenced voniitino-. Oth-
ers were added to the number until
12 were sick. Mr. Gutbrie after
dinner went to help a neighbor lo
thresh and he was taken sick
and returned home. It was
then thought that there was some
thing wronp; with the ice cream.
and Dr. Looker was sent for. The
doctor inquired as to what thev had
for dinner, and on examining some of
the corn, said it was it that had
caused the trouble. Thirteen out of
the 14 at e'inner had partaken of the
corn, ana tb,jse 13 were taken sick.
The one that did not eat any corn
was me oniv one not ailecteti. it so
happened that the corn had been
salted twice over, and the doctor
said that was a very fortunate cir
cumstance, to which probably they
owea tneir lives, inev all trot over
Among the prominent fettnrea which hr in. it and are OUite well at this writimr
fluencednatogotoEastMolinen-aybementloned: Mrr-rr-w iv Pinro e
First. An abundant suttnlrof deslrahlo !-, I
skilled in bulldin; goods we manufacture, there . Whem TrmvMIn;.
being new within a radtnsof four mile, four Whether ob pleasure bent, cr busi-
lanje plow factories, be-1 lo some twentv old ness. take nn srprv trln hntiln l
ws7b?"r?.iK U ,0' ""dlnh Syrup of Fiffs. as it'actsmost pleas-
liny nuu cueciuany on me Kiunevs,
liver and bowels, preventing feve'rs,
headaches and other forms of sick
ness. For sale in 50 cent and it hot-
second. A lastin supply of the beat soft
water tor ooiitrs ant other mum fat turing pur.
poses, from the Mississippi iiver.
Third. Cheap fuel, coal mines being located
wi'nin a snort uititc of the factory site.
ronrtb. Mail ab'e Iron Wo-k. steel and iron
rolling mi.l, m.til whtel works, and a -anre
machine works. f long standing wi h whom wc
have dore businers. to furnl-h special machines
nsea m our works, almost at oar door.
Fifth. Three trunk lines of railroads, riz-
Chicago, Burlington Jt yuni-y. rh cago. Ro k
Islsnd ft Pacln and t h-cago, MUwsnkee &t
raulwltn a complete rvrtem of switching and
termUal facilities to and from onr works, with
Union naasengerdepit and freight depots near at
hand. The plat of t) acres cf ground assigned to
us lies between two of ibe above named railroad
cix'h. Superior tratiyor.a-.ioa facilities and
favorable freight rrr bv rail ai d river; a steam
boat landing on the Mississippi river within
ta:f a mile,
Seventh. A healthful locat'on. comprising a
vallef for oar facto-y and residences both in the
valley and on the bluff near by.
With onr enlarged faciliUc and w'.th the ener
getic pushing that we will give to oar hisincs.
tbe people connected with oar factory and ethers
who will naturally be drawn where we go, will
sake a considerable tewn by themselves.
Wishing yoa excess in your enterpr'se, we
remain, yours truly. Wain Plow c. araar.
By Makti Kixcas, President.
By C. A. Jajusoh, Secretary.
tics by all leading drari.ts. Man
ufactured by the California Fiz Svrun
Ulad Tiding to Asthma SarTerwr.
Law son Elvidrre. of Barrinrrton.
111., stares he was enred of chronic
asthma of Ion?: standing by Foley's
tioney ana lar. It gives positive
reiiet in an cases of asthma, so that
this disease, when not completely
cared, is robbed of all its terrors by
this great remedy. Xo sufferer
should be without it 50 cents. Take
no substitute. Sold at M. F. Bahn
sen's drug store.
rile: rile I lues!
Dr. Williams' Indian Pile Ointment will cure
blind bleeding, ulcerated and Itching piles. It
absorbs the tumors, allay the itching at once.
acts a a pou'tice, gives inUnt relief. Dr. Wil-
llama Indian Pile Olntccnt Is prepared only for
piles and Itching of the private part, and nothing
1st). Every box 1 guaranteed, gold by drat
plets, sent by mail, for 50 cent and SI per box.
William Manufacturing company. Proprietor.
Cleveland, Ohio. Sold by T. H. Thorn .
The U. S. steamer Search came
down from St. Paul yesterday and
returned to the rapids, where she is
making preparations to continue the
work of surveying the river channel,
which was discontinued at the lower
point of Bock Island last fall when
the cold weather set in.
The surveying party is in charge
of A. F. Marrow, of St. Paul, who is
at present away on a short leave of
absence and will join the party at
this point about the first of the
month and commence with the work
:n band, which will be pushed as
rapiuiy as possioie. ine boat ac
companied by the U. S. survey barge
Illinois, will proceed up the river
with the party, and it is expected
that many miles of the survev will
be completed before the cold w'eather
again prevents farther work.
The boat and barge is fitted up for
this department of the government
work in a thorough and complete
manner and presents quite a home
like appearance. It is in fact the
floating residence of the partv for the
greater part of the year, and those
who travel aboard her can combine
business and pleasure in a most de
The C. V. Cowles brought dow
eight strings of logs.
The Pittsburg camo into port thi
aftornoon bound north.
The stage of the water at the Rock
Island bridge at noon was 2:00
and declining; the temperature, 76.
The George Waters, Verne Swai
and Jo Long came down and the
Helen Mar, Bart E. Linehan, Little
Haildie. Lion, bam Atlee. Jo Lone.
C. V. Cowles and Verne Swain went
uapt, Ira rullcr. of the rafter
Cyclone, has in his possession an old
nnnuiorged anchor which he found
in the river below here recentlv
The anchor had probably ben in the
river lor a centurv, it beinr the
original property of the navigators
oi colonial uavs.
A HOTEL CKOST.
Tha Narrative of a Singular Experience af
Lord and Lady llunrmvrn.
Apropos cf a report that the Brevoort
tlotLso was to bo closed, which was de
nicd, however, there is a story that Lady
Dnuravcn has boon known to tell about
tho famctiis eld inn. Tho countess is ele
scribed ly thaso who know her as a wo
man innch more inclined to common
sentH) than to ghost hannted Cock lanes,
even with Dr. Johnson's authority. Sho
used to tell the facts ia the title simply
ior wnac tncy wero woi tlL
X . . .
as mure man ono ciccatlo nco.
years before t&o Valkyrie was thonght
of, when Lord Dnnraven was &t inter
ested iu tho minim? regions o northern
Michigan. He and Lady Dunraven were
staying m Sw York for a few rl:iva lw.
foro start iR west and bad taken rot nis
at the" Brevoort pleasant rooms, with
a view of the avenue and a nice climpse
ft. , - . .. .
oi nasnincron square, llio lir.st nitrlit.
being tirod w ith their voyaee. thev went
early to bed, but, as it happened, not so
early to sleep. Uoth the earl and count
ess were blessed with heartv Enprlijil
constitutions. Thev were net at all nc-
custonied to lying uwake till the small
They wondered what thevconld have
done, what they conld have eaten or
drank to afflict them with such crarui
tons vigilance. Just at a venture finally
they bundled themselves out into tho
adjoining parlor, made themselves ex
tempore couches there and slept soundly
im mornniir. Aext niuht and tho ni-'lit
alter there was the same wakefulness
and in the end tho same tnifrratii.n to
tno adjoining room for relief. They be
gan to think they should havo to leave
town earlier than thev had planned, for
tney would not for the world have made
any pretest to shift chambers.
The explanation of. the mvsterv. if it
was an explanation. Amc out bv chance.
They had a call before long from an old
time JSew lorker whom they had met
in England, an authority on all matters
pertaining to tno town s minor history.
"I wonder," ho remarked casually.
tnat tliey should have given you these
rooms, i. on know it was in that room
there, not so long ago, that a Mr. X
nangert himself. " It was in that room
that Lord and Lady Dunraven had tried
in vain to sleep, and they exchanged sig
nincaut glances. Of course it was only
coincidence, thev said, but tho next
day they took their departure for the
u-.iew orK xnbunfi
Fair weather, very little chancre in
temperature today and tonight; fair
and slightly warmer Thursday. To-
tV-'a t Am t ...
t.j.n alz. Observer.
Voa Can Uepend on It
That Foley's Colic and Diarrhoea
Cure is an instant relief for colic,
summer complaint, cholera morbus,
diarrhoea, bloody flux, chronic diar
rhoea, cholera infantum, bilious
colic, painters' eclic. and all bowel
complaints 25 cents and 50 cents
t M. F. Bahnsen's drug store.
Rheumatism Cared In a Day.
Mystic Core" for rheumatism and
neuralgia radically cures in one to
three days. Its action upon the sys
tem is remarkable and mysterious.
It removes at once the cause and the
disease immediately disappears. The
first dose greatly benefits 75 cents.
Sold by Otto Grotjan, druggist. Rock
Island, and G. Schlegel & Son., 220
W. Second street, Davenport.
Children Cry for
Leaf lard at Schroeder's.
Trip to Peoria Aug. 6. 1.50.
Attend the ball at Roche's hall
C. C. Xewburg has fine camping!
grounds ior rent cast or the lower.
Mrs. W. T. Call and son departed
this morninsr for Alexandria Bav.
Miss Malvina Zwifel. of Xew York
Citv. is visitinrr at the rcsidenca nf
John Pearson in South Rock Island
Charles V. Hawes. Jr., of Fulton
is here for a week's visit with his
grandparents. Justice and Mrs
Grand concert by Otto's band at
the Elm street garden occurs to
morrow evening. An excellent pro
gram nas Deen prepared.
Carse & Ohlweiler's bottled goods
are maac irom the pure Black Haw
spring water. They are healthful
and refreshing. Try them.
For first-class dyeing, scouring and
chemical cleaning, see William
Blaschkc, steam dyer and cleaner,
formerly of Chicago, at 1412 Fourth
a cu ue.
aq excursion oi '209 people was
brought down from Fulton and in
tcrmediate points this morning by
me erne swain, ine visitors are
spending the dav at the Watch
Remember the excursion to Peo
ria Aug. 6, given under the auspices
oi tne temple Builders of the Chri
tian church, tare for round triii
f l.su, the proceeds to go to increase
tne luna now being raised toward
building a new church.
It is a settled fact that the Hennc
pin canal feeder will either be
located at Sterling or down at tha
Godfrey bluffs. Captain Wheeler
will report one of these two places.
Me will not, however, undertake to
determine the exact location, thu
will finally be decided upon bv
board of engineers appointed for
that purpose hy the secretary of war
Capt Wheeler's renort to this hnnrd
will be ready inside of a month.
DO YOU WANT A
ED ROOM SUIT?
If so you can get one at W. S. Hol
brook's. 10. 105 and 107 East Second
S This week for $10.00.
W. S. HOLBROOK,
Nos. ICS, 105 and 107 East Second street
Did Voa Kver Thiuk
mat you cannot be well unless you
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weak, tired, lansruid and all run
down, it is because your blood is im
poverished and lacks vitality. Th...
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Sarsaparilla because Hood's Sarsa.
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is, in truth, the rreat blood Durilier.
Hood s pills cure liver ills, consti.
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For Over Fifty Year
Mrs. Winslow's Soothinir Svrun has
i . .... . .
oecu usuu ior enwareii teething. It
soothes the child. Hnftenn ho mini a
allays all pain, cures wind colic, and
i tne oesi rcmeuv ror diarrhoea.
twenty-five cents a bottle.
Cut out three of these winged trade marks, which will appear in thb
.paper, and send tlictn to the manufacturers of
WiHim&rjtic Star Tbread
V"ith your address, ond a two cent stamp. In return you will receive a
beautiful set of paper doll dresses, iu colors, for irls and bovs, anil an
instructive book on sewing. Willim:inticSlar Thread is best foruiuchiuc
sewing or hand sewing. Ask the dealer for iu
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CURES GOUT. RHEUMATISM
Sil.000 people CCRKD. GraEAKTEtD abso
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TeatlmoDlals free. Highly endorsed by iloe
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Hock Island. Write todsr.
SWASSO.N UHEL'MATIC! CCBR CO.
167 Ix-arhorn St . I'hlcago.
T. E. ntnai ut XinVsU a FUkar, atmU.
How Dr. Miles Nervine Restored
One of Kentucky's Business
a'Je men to Health.
No DISEASE haa ever presented so many
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- - '- j.v iui umn
than two months except by tbe use nf nar-
"t siupcnea me, but pave mo no
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Weakness, acnulrinir Ikrulilw ...1
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fa t that I vras hmirl v "tv.. in.. n.nMi.n.
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i't nines licsiorative.Ncrviue Intwodays
uepan to improve and in one month's time
I was cured cinch to tbcumrin( nil -i.
knew of my condition. I have been in ex
cellent health since and have recommended
your remedies to many of my friends.'
louisville. Jan 22. 135. D. W. Uiltos.
Dr. Miles' Xcrrine Restores Health.
I ur Gar
Also all kinds of repair
ing done on fur goods
1605 Second Avenue,
Gloves and Furs
Made to Order.
And Floor Paints,
1610 Third avenue.
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OUN08. 1 ' 8SJ
SOLD ONLV IN 2 LB. PACK ACES
Mrs. S. Smitb.
1805 Second Ave.
oca j A
1 JOSEPH A. OAOl.
rmce In MeCn'Innrh BalMlnr. 14 w.
Third tret, Dar. nport. Oitloe llonnt
m to lam. and S to 5p ni. Bseulngs.
mnedi and Mturday only, from 1
to 8. foud.ya? to4p ni.
Special Lines of Practice.
Diseases of the Eye,
Ear, Nose, Throat.
luvnen and Stomach.
RUPTURE POSITIVELY CURED,
Charges for treatment reason
able. Successful treatment by
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