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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 1895.
THE CORNER STONE
The Ceremony By the Old Set
MASONIC BITES VOTED DOWN.
The Date Fixed and a DUcnaaton aa to th.
Exercise. The Heating- Apparatus
Hoard Itself Will Audit AU Hllla on the
The supervisors are still engaged
with the court house heating ques
tion, which will probably be settled
tomorrow morning far enough for the
board to understand which system is
the more desired. The building
committee made no recommenda
tions in its report, and as Contractor
I.arkin would accept none of the sys
tems according to the bidder's plans,
claiming they could not be put into
the buililing without causing irregu
larity, the matter was left to him
and to the superintendent of con
struction to confer with the bidders
and have tbem modify their plans
Hoard to Audit Bills.
The resolution of Supervisor Lees
to empower the building committee
to audit bills for the court house con
struction as they matured, and laid
over until this morning, was de
feated. The board will attend to the
financial part itself.
The Corner Hlone Ceremony.
The matter of the corner stone
ramo up and Supervisor Scboon-
ruacker moved tnat tne stone be laid
on the northeast corner, which was
carried. Supervisor (Jeorge moved
that the Masons be invited to
lay the corner stone, and Sup
ervisor Trent moved a aubsti
tute that the Old hettlers per
form the duty. Supervisor .swank:
favored a joint ceremony. Super
visor l'.ritton opposed the Masons
or any other secret society partici
pating at all oflicially. Supervisor
Wilson favored tne placing 01 tne
dutv in the bands of the board
itself, but eventually the substitute
conferring the honor on the old set
tlers carried, and Supervisors Mc
Murphy, Case and Edgington were
appointed a committee to notify the
Tuesday, Oct. I, the Day.
The board liied Tuesday, Oct. 1, as
the date of the corner stone cere-
Will if Alius Sarah Wheaton.
In the county court yesterday
afternoon was probated the last will
and testament of Miss Sarah C.
Wheaton, of Edgington, whose poses'
sions amounted to about $10,000 in
property. Deceased bequeaths her
home, consisting of 2, acres, and
household furnishings to a sister,
Mrs. Alma I-. 1 armcnter, of r.dgmg
ton. An 80-acre tract in Buffalo
Trairin township is equally divided
Itetwccn a brother and sister, Wil
liani II. and Alma. To a brother,
Frank, is left $l,.r00 for life, after
which it is to In; equalized between
William II. and Alma. To Kev. and
Mrs. T. K. Johnston and Mrs. (ieorge
T. Harris is beqeathed $ 150 each.
J he hrigington 1'resbyterian Mis
sionary is left $100. and to the Pros
byterian church 300. which is or
tlereil used towara the erection of a
new edifice. William H. Wheaton
and sister are are left the remainder
of the estate, excepting 1200, which
coos to a brother, Childs D. The
will was made June I. 1891.
The will of Andrew McMeekin, ex
ecuted May 5, 189 1, has been pro
bated in the county court. To de
ceased wife is bequeathed all his per
sonal and real estate to remain in
her possession until death, after
which the daughter, l.ucinda, inber
its it all, excepting the home farm in
Kural. which goes to the son, James,
on condition that he distribute
among the children the appended
sums: rrank. flOO; Joseph, fSOS;
Hells, f.'OO; l.ucinda, f.500, and John.
Kr-el. eta te Olttcere.
C. L. Walker as president, and J.
W. Welch as secretary, were re
elected at last evening meeting of
the library directors. The new mem
bers were teceived and the year's
first roll call showed present C. L.
Walker. J. W. Welch. Walter John
son. C. W. Durham. C. J. Larkin,
Louis Kolin and J. II. Kerr. The ab
sentees were Dr. C. C. Carter and C
T. Foss. A new charging case and
cards were ordered purchased, the
librarian and assistant were voted
vacations, and the monthly bills
'were allowed. The circulation dur
ing July was reported to have been:
K.-1 ginn and Philosophy to
ihh-ii science xi
Science an1 I'srful Arts SI
KMantl Literature lit
History and Trarel 10
. jmeaiie 0
Highest Honors World' Pair.
MOST PERFECT MADE.
. pure Crape Cream of Tartar Powder. Free
worn Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant.
40 YEARS THE STANDARD.
Bartlett pears at Long's.
Damson plums at Long's.
Flonr 99 cents at Shields'.
Tomorrow is log-rolling day.
Fresh eggs 11 cents at Shields'.
Michigan peaches bj the basket at
Potatoes 10 cents a peck at
To Chicago and return $2.50 next
Michigan peaches by the basket at
Lettuce, cauliflower and egg plant
at Hess Bros'.
Buy a Japanese parasol at Young
Trilbv boons for children at Eck.
hart's, Twentieth street.
Take in the excursion to Chicago
next Sunday $2.50 round trip.
Mrs. J. H. Kerr and two daughters
are back from their Baltimore trip.
Plenty of Muscatine watermelons
and muskmelons on ice at Hess Bros'.
Japanese, parasols for the Wood
men parade at Young & McCombs'.
Everybody is going to visit Brooks'
grove tomorrow Woodmen's picnic.
The Rock Island excursion to
Chicago next Sunday $2 60 round
Parties along the Woodmen line
of march are asked to decorate to
Rev. B. Baak. pastor of St. Mary's
churah, is spending a short vacation
The Rock Island route will sell you
round trip tickets to Boston, Aug. 19
to 24 for $23.95.
Col. Fred L. Morrell left this after
noon for Springfield, after a pleasant
visit in the .city.
The eye pleased and pocket con
sulted. Dolly Bros, shoe store.
Round tiip to Chicago $2.50 next
Sunday. Train leaves over the Rock
Island at 6:10 a. m.
Miss Randellne Requa, Miss Flem
ing and Miss r.mily freeman nave
gone to hvanston for a month's visit.
The Burlington route sells tickets
for the Knights Templar excursion to
Boston and return at $'.'3.95, as low
as any other line.
Mrs. John Martin left last evening
for Topeka, Kan., on a visit, after
which she goes to Riverside, Col., to
visit Mr. Martin s folks.
The Burlington route sells tickets
for the Knights Templar excursion
to Boston and return at $23.95, as
low as any other line.
Carse & Ohlweiler's bottled goods
are made from the pure Black Hawk
spring water. J bey are healthful
and refreshing. Try tbem.
The Rock Island will run a special
from Des Moines one week from next
Sunday. It is to be hoped the rule
making Davenport a nag station will
Mrs. C C. Carter and the Misses
Carter departed today on a 2-weeks'
tour of the northern lakes. Miss
Katharine Uest will officiate as as
sistant librarian during Miss Harriet
Miss Hattie Hampton entertained
a company of young friends at her
frfeasant home. 1416 Third avenue,
ast evening. Music, vocal and in
strumental, assisted in making it a
most enjoyable occasion.
Company A, Sixth infantry, will
leave for Camp Lincoln, Springfield,
at 7:40 Friday evening for a 7-days'
camp, under "charge of Lieut. Will
Johnston. The instrnctions were re
ceived by Mr. Johnston from Adjt.
lien, urenaoru mis morning.
The remains of Christian Bastain,
a former resident of Black Hawk
township, who expired from an at
tack of heart disease at Ueneseo sun-
day, arrived in the city this after
noon and were interred at (Jblppian-
nock. The deceased was 73 years of
Some hungry roadsters stole a
ham from the tent of W. P. Qoayle
at Camp Trilby the other night. A
few nights ago some fine chickens
were taken, and the tramps were de
tected in the act of eating tbem in
Davenport s pasture. They were
having a feast.
Confirmed of the belief that all
edibles offered him are poisonous,
A. M. Blair, a Moline inmate of
the poor farm for several years.
has refused to eat for the past sev.
eral days, although Supt. Dow has
exercised every means in trying to
persuade the man differently.
One of the wagons used in the
transfer of the local mails between
the postoffice and the depots broke
down at the corner of Fourth avenne
and Twenty-third street this morn
ing, and the driver, Jim Willis, was
thrown out and his shoulder some
what injured, but not seriously.
An unfortunate accident befell
Conductor John O'Connor, who ran
extra between here and Savanna
during Conductor Joyce's absence,
at Elkhorn, Wis., a point on the Ra
cine division, on which he is now
running, Monday. While making a
coupling his left had became wedged
and crushed so badly that it is
feared amputation at the wrist will
be necessary, although it is hoped
to save the member excepting a few
The Burlington route sells tickets
for the Knights Templar excursion
to Boston and retnrn at $23.95, as
low as any other line.
Children Cry for
Pitcher's Castoria. !
"Gib Waa la Town.
Ed Gioerson, the famed repre
sentative of stone material, who has
had his eye on the Rock Island
county bnilding since before the
plans were adopted, was in town
this morning. "Gibe" had business
in Davenport last night, and today
ne came over to see now things were
moving, and to greet his admirers.
The supervisors are dealing with a
not subject just now. but that don 1
bother "Gibe." He is pretty "hot
The hearing of Harvey Butler for
beating the Salvation army bass
drum on the Sabbath, was continued
today until Saturday morning.
Anna Anderson and Nellie Living
ston, the questionable characters ar
rested for street walking and saloon
frequenting, were given 20 and 30
days respectively in jail nnderthe
vagrancy clause oy Magistrate
Schroeder yesterday afternoon.
The New Bock Ialaod Brldg-a.
Operations on the re-construction
of the Rock Island bridge, it has
been definitely decided, will be com
menced not before Dec. 15. This
late day has been selected so that
when work is begun the swinging of
the draw for river traffic may not in
terfere, as, the Mississippi will then
be closed up.
Death ef aa" Iowa Jar let.
SIO0X CITT, Iowa, Aug. 7. Judge D.
D. McColluin, a prominent northwestern
Iowa jutMst, died at his home la Cherokee,
Iowa, of cancer.
New Railway for Wtseowala.
Madisojc, Wis., Aug. 7. The Wash,
burn. Bayfield and Iron Blver railway
company has filed articles of organisa
tlon with the secretary of state to build a
line from Bayfield to Iron River, a die
lance of seventy miles.
Brings common, and improvement and
tends to personal enjoyment when
rightly used. The many, who live bet
ter than others and enjoy life more, with
less expenditure, by more promptly
adapting the world's best products to
the needs of physical being, will attest
the value to health of the pure liquid
laxative principles embraced in the
remedy, Syrup of Figs.
Its excellence is due to its presenting
In the form most accerttible and pleas
ant to the taste, the refreshing and truly
beneficial properties of a perfect lax
ative ; effectually cleansing the system,
dispelling colds, headaches and fevers
and permanently curing constipation.
It has given satisfaction to millions and
met with the approval of the medical
profession, 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 Figs is for sale by all drug
gists in 50c ami tl bottles, but it is man
ufactured by the California Fig Syrup
Co. only, whose name is printed on every
package, also the name, Syrup of Figs,
and being well informed, you will not
accept any substitute if offered.
GIRL WANTEP-OOOD WAGS 9 PAID, AT
8D3 Twentieth street.
IrNlsriRD R0O4 FOR RENT LADY
preferred. Apply at 1101 Foo'th asenae.
PR RSVT-A 1.VROOM BOARD! Id ITOUSK
with or without famishing. Enquire at
2109 Third avenue. 4 .
WANTED-A POSITION AS COACHMAN,
and aim to work about premises: references
gives. Address it.," this office.
FOR SALE W. P. HAWTHORNE'S PKOP
ertya. No. ttnr Sixth arenne. inquire 00
prem ses. Also a good surrey for talc.
WANTED-A LADY OR GENTLEMAN TO
do writing at home, all or part of the tine.
Good pay. Address J. II. N. care this office.
WANTED BY A YOUNG MAN, A -CHANCE
to finish barber trade; has baa so-ne ex
cellence; salary no object. Address "B. B..M
of (roods bought and sold, disposed of either
- utiLuu. 11 arris at irvin.
loll Second avenue.
OALlsMAN WANTED SALARY OR COM-
mission, who expeoree rata to tight party,
permanent place; gtre age. Lake Brae. Co.,
ivu' vmra ntrrtvri,rri . ..n ........
V made daily on small ineretmeet. by our
... " " j . ,1.1. .uu run rDfqit
.1 ITnll... ...1 11 a
.ivu. iii.,.ii.. iun tviiciiea. fast
workings of the plan ana highest refrreneee fnr-
hi"".. - ww, . Fvmic:i ic II T' f now IO
make money, even 00 the wrong ride of the mar-
-v ' , .? , tail, una
whereto bur. Active reprreeMstirrs wanted
A. Uilsobb A Co.. Omaha bniidinc. Chicago, nC
DROPOS LS FOR ORDNANCE BTJPPMR9
1 note isiana Aimenai, aovm ..ana. lll ade.
S. 189 sea ed proposal-, in trip'kate. will be
rwreirrd until 2 o clock p. m MONDAY, stP
TEMBRa 2, 1N95, for furnish nf Dyed Cotton
Dock. Tin, Mrses, Iron, Copper and Brass Elects
and Bat re; Iran. 8r-s and Copper W e:1aeae.
Leather. Thread. Kore, Dark, Patn's. Oils,
Chmlcl, Paper. Cleanti g and Polirhirc Materi.
a is. Mies. Lumber, etc. uurine nal eer end-
in Jane SO. 1-96. Lttuf -upp.ie seeded, wttn
fall ins ract'on. e'e .ran be b id on application
touui A. K. l r ri.u ,ua, locnaa;.
Special Taut Mexico :
For paring becomes doe and most be paid aa
follows: Oa Nineteenth street and sixth ar-noe.
Fifth avenue. MTeaieen'B to Eighteenth etreetr
Six aeath steet. Fourth to Pifth aod-a half aye-
not. Ae.f On heTenteewth rnreet. Poena
to h-eenth avenues snd Seventh to ttiata ave
nnes. Aac. 38.
All other a-aussaients fur 1895 unpaid merer
dee snd Interests and costs s11l be as red by mey-
ing atonce. - w. niu.iva, uouector.
office Heating A Ho -ft, oyer 1801 Second ave
Does Eat !
How he does eat!
That is your husband
since you cook his food
on the New Riverside
Is the finest cooking ap
paratus on the market.
If in need, of a stove, it
will pay you to call and
1615-1617 Second Avenne.
Jate and 1 get on our wheels and take a
Jim down to Krell 3c Math's almost
Mvery evening and try their Ice Cream
T Tady Fingers, Macaroons, Fruit Cake,
I juiy Locks, White Slices, Jelly Rolls,
almost every kind of Cake they ,
lake. Then we take a spin down the
venue as far as Ninth street, then
'I'uni over to that other street and
Home again, feeling much better than
.... - 1 . 1
Want Ice Cream, Cake, Soda
Water, Candy, etc., just try
tbem, even if yon haven't a
bike. They are located at
1716-1718 Second Ave.,
75c for all Straw Hats from 1.25 to $2.50.
50c for all Straw Hats from 75c to $1.
S8c for 75c Straw Rats.
Sc for all 50c Straw Hats.
$1.98 for a lot of Children's Suits worth from $2.50 to $3.50.
$2.95 for a lot of Children's Suits worth from $3.50 to $4.50.
$3.95 for a lot of Children's Suits worth from $5.00 to $7.00.
20c. 22c and 38c for Home-Made Shirt Waists and Blouses.
Children's Fast Black Hose lOe. Worth double.
Everything always as advertised at the reliable
county offering $1,000 reward to anyone who
than the price asked.
Mclntyre-Reck Dry Goods co.
1709 and 171 1 Second Avenue, Rock Island, 111.
Midsummer Trade Markers.
A chop or two taken off the prices of quite a few
good items this week.
While they last 50 Silk Waist Patterns, very pretty
atyles at, each 98c. They will go very fast at this
Some decided bargains in Silks to close the season.
We also throw oat a slightly massed lot of Infants'
and Children's Mull, Lace and Swiss Caps and Hats
at the attractive price of 48c. They have been 68c,
75c, $1 and $1.25; you can have an? of them for 48c.
500 yards all Silk irosgrain Ribbon in No. 7 most
ly at, per yard, 3c, worth taking along.
A lot of very good lines we wish to close at a price.
S50 yards fine Printed Lawns, Dimities, etc., value
15c, 16Jc and 18c. at only 10c.
15 piecea of Anderson's genuine Scotch Zephyr
Gingham, value S5c. at 15c.
Anything left in Crepon Plisse, Crepon del Inde,
etc.. worth 18o and 25c, at 10c.
A half doxen lines of Lad in' Neckwear la L ee a: Bilk at Jait half
Small lota of Lalles' Underwear being acid out at greatly reduced
Twenty-First Street Addition
Fine Residence Lots in this
addition For Sale on
This addition is located be
tween Twentieth and Twenty-second
streets and Tenth
and Twelfth avenues, and
nearly every lot in it has
upon it a fine walnut, elm,
hackberry, or other large
tree, and is already provid
ed with abundant ahade.
These lots are in the very
best part of the city, and
the most desirable for resi
dence purpose of any lots in
the city. Apply to
M. M. STURGEON,
Boom 2L TkiltohiH A Lyndi Bloer
The Portage Entry
Successors to the Portage
Bed Stone Co., also to Furst
Neu A Co.,
PROPRIETORS OF r
LAKE SUPERIOR PORT
AGE RED, BROWN
AND VARIEGATED SAND
Security Building, '.Ninth
Floor, Madison Street and
II. M. BRIGGS,
Real Estate. Insurance. Loans
AND HOUSES TO RENT.
Office 1612 Second Ave., Rock Island.
Base on hand 40 lots la South Rock Ialaod oa
eesjrirraa; Ju.t outside tbe city Hants; eood
water; low taxes, and cheap Insurance Tea lota
on Thirty-eighth street nd fifteenth arena.
A nntnberof nieces of property la she city for
ss,le and rent.
July Sale at
1709 and 171 1
To the Ladies of the
CUT AND MAKE YOUR OWN CLOTHING.
Ladies wishing to do their own dress making
should secure and learn the famous KELLOGG
SYSTEM, which is equal if not superior to all
others in the market, by calling on or addressing
the undersigned. Will also teach the new
method of boning, the only stiffening in dresses,
etc., that does its work In a satisfactory manner.
The Kellogg System with full instruction given
for $10, and moderate terms for learning the
Mrs. M. A. Thompson, Agent.
Ryan Block, Second Floor, Davenport
CONTRACTORS and BUILDERS.
All kinds of I
I Office and Shop 7X1 Twelfth street
All Ladies' Shirt Waists at half price.
25c for 50c Underwear.
45c for Underwear worth 75c.
$1.95 for Men's Pants worth from $2.50 to $4.00.
Special bargains in Boys' Long Pants Suits.
Bargains in Men's Suits.
All $6.60, $6.00. $5.50 and $5.00 Men's Shoes at $4.38.
All $3.00 Tan Shoes at $2.00. All $2 Tan Shoes at $1.50.
200 pairs of Ladies' FineShoes, all small aises, worth $4 to $6, at $1.00
One-Price store. Only dealers in Rock Island
can or ever has bought from them for less
Summer Bargains in Glassware and
Good clear Glass Tumblers, set of six for 10c
Klejrant engraved Tumblers, set of six for 26c.
Finest Imitation Cut Glass Tumblers, set of six
Berry Sets, Berry Bowl and six Nappies complete,
worth about double. 25c.
Finest Kickle Top imitation Cut Glass Salts and
Peppers, 5c. Should be double.
Most elegantly decorated Chamber Sets, would be
cheap at 4 25; we will aell a limited quantity onlv,
at per set 12.98. Decoration, gold, blue and green.
Porcelain finished plain White ware this week at
prices guaranteed less than elsewhere.
Linens This Week
At prices which will make them worth coming tor.
Towels at 15c, such as are usually sold for a quarter.
Napkins at 98c, which should fetch 1.50 per doxen.
Big soft Wash Clothes at 5c. which ought to be 10c.
Turkey red Table Linen at 15c, worth 30c.
Two yards wide cream bleached Table Damask at
48c, which should be 98c, and so on through a long list.
Second Avenue, Rock Island.
Hties and Vicinily
1803 Second Arenne.
lobbinc done on abort notice
and satisfaction gaaraataes