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THE AKQ US, FRIDAY, JAN OAKY 24, 1896. '
We respectfully call your attention to the
fact that we have reduced the prices on
many articles in our stock to prices lower
than they were ever offered at before.
We must sell the goods now, and we
make the prices so low that they will go
with a rush,
What They Cost.
You are cordially invited to inspect our
bargains. It would require a half page
in this paper to mention all the bargains
MASONS JOINTLY INSTALL.
KLMWER DRY GOODS CO.
217, 217tf W. Second St., Davenport, la.
FOR THIS WEEK ONLY.
99c Ladies patent Kid Tip 99
Call at once while sizes are complete.
WRIGHT & BARBER
1704 Second Ave.
p An c
THIS IS THE PRICE
A Great Shoe Sale
Men's $1 75 Lace or Congress ...
Ladies $1.50 Kid Tip Button -Boys'
$1.50 Good School Shoe
Missei' $1.50 Dongola or Kangaroo -
Rock Island and Trio Lodges Hare a Pab
Rock Island and Trio Masonic
lodges jointly installed their officers
elect before an assemblage which
taxed the capacity of the temple and
numbered about four hundred last
evening. The installation was a
public one and notwithstanding the
inclement elements, guests came in
numbers which would not allow
much of an increase. The beautiful
and impressive Masonic ceremony
was interspersed witn appropriate
instrumental and vocal music and
the scene presented as the various
o Dicers were inducted to their charge
was one leaving a lasting Impres
sion. The installing ceremonies
were conducted by Acting Grand
Masters H. C. Cleaveland and Emil
Heck, Acting Grand Chaplain V. M.
Winding and Acting Grand Marshals
L. J. Sears and Georsre Richmond.
The vocal numbers attending the
ceremonies were rendered by Miss
Pauline Woltmann and the Genesco
octet, while Schillinjrcr's orchestra
furnished the instrumental selec
tions. The Installed officers are:
V. M. J. H. Kerr.
S. V. Henry Kramer.
J. W William A. Smith.
Treas P. Greenawalt.
Sec W. B. Petti t.
Chaplain G. F. Kramer.
S. U'.C. M. Witherell.
J. D F. 11. Schroeder.
S. S. C. E. Hodgson.
J. S W. A. P. Tottcn.
Marshal D. J. Sears.
Organist C. E. Killmer.
Tyler George Foster.
Rock Island Lodge.
W. M. F. E. Jenkinson.
S. W. J. T. Campbell.
J. W A. H. Ryder.
Treas. J. G. Huntoon.
Sec H. Coll man.
Chaplain Dr. J. F. Myers.
S. D. A. Porter.
J. D Charles Ullcmeyer.
S. S. Christian 1'ederson.
J. T. Olof Atkinson.
Marshal George Richmond.
Organist John Gruhl.
Tyler N. Sandstrom.
The Gcncseo octet is composed of
Mrs. Dr. E. B. Gilbert, Miss Carrie
Hall. Mrs. J. P. Stewart, Mrs. Frank
Greene, Dr. E. B. Gilbert, W. H.
roster, and Will and Charles Licber-
knecht. Their singing was some
thing excellent and called forth
encore after encore.
Supper and dancing followed the
I'uIod Veterans' Colon.
Shiloh command. Union Veterans''
union,, installed its officers-elect
Wednesday evening as follows: -
C. C. J. C. Reddington.
L. C A. D. Cox.
M. C J. H. Reeves.
Quartermaster J. F. Hodges.
Chaplain B. Sargent.
Officer of the Day P. Morgart.
The Rock Falls News, which has
been watching the Hennepin canal
interestedly, says that "the only
known new fact is that the dam for
the feeder will be built between the
cities of Rock Falls and Sterling, and
mat the water to supply the feeder
will be taken from theriver within
a mile of the city of Rock Falls, and
pcrnaps witnin a quarter of a mile of
tho city limits. This much is as
surrcd all the rest of the newspaper
talk is conjecture." Then going into
the conjecture business it predicts
among other things that congress
will this term make a liberal appro
priation lor tne Hennepin conal, as
well as all other works which go to
the strengthening of the defenses of
the nation, in view of the war
talk among all nations. The Hen
nepin canal will be needed for the
transfer of gun boats between the
great lakes and the Mississippi river,
and it will be pushed to an early
Milan, Jan. 21. F. H. Caldwell
was taken suddenly ill this morning.
airs. fc.. L.. Keitcnel is improved a
little at this writing.
l he funeral ot td L. keitcnel will
take place Saturday afternoon at 2
o'clock from the bereaved home.
The interment will be made at Chip
piannock. C. M. Marse will officiate.
A Valuable Prescription.
Eilitor Afnrriefin nf tYin WnrtYiinfr.
ton, Ind., Sun. writes: "You have a
valuable prescription in Electric
Bitters, and I can cheerfully recom-
uienu 11 ior constipation ana sick
henflnnhn. a n rl mm m rnnnrk1 ivbIaiii
tonic it has no equal." Mrs. Annie
Stehlc, 2625 Cottage Grove avenue,
Chicago, was all rnn down, could
uuw cat, nor oigesi ioou, nan a uacs
ache which never left her and felt
tired and weary, but six bottles of
Electric Bitters restored her health
and renewed her strength. Price 50
cents and f 1. Get a bottle at Hartz
& Ullemeyer's drug store.
Advertised List No. 4.
List at lettrrs ancalled for at the postofflce at
Rock Inland. Jan. 24. ItOfi:
Adsms Fred, Hordqairt F,
AdansJl, Newiua William,
Aofrtwit Tiieodore, 1'roasioc Chat lea F.
Bland Perry. Schmidt Peter.
Baser Allen J. Smith Harry W,
Cm Mr. Tracy Krtdle.
To inrare stomps delivery, letters should be
w iuki ana tinner.
Joes W . Form. Postmaster.
Another Oood Man Usn Wrong.
He failed to use the Clinic Kidney
Cure for his kidney comolaint. tl.
For sale at M. F." Bahnsen's drag
The worst cases of rheumatism can
be cored by Kidneyknra. We guar
an tee it.
South Heights, Jan. "23 Arthur
Gardner is confined to his home with
an attack of the grip.
The prayer meeting this week will
be held at the home of Mr. Bedeker.
Miss Mary Weeda is visiting at the
home of her aunt, Mrs. John Pari
E. J. Wood returned Monday morn
ing from St. Louis, where he as been
for a number of weeks.
A number of our people have been
attending court this week as wit.
nesses in the case of Lucas against
Miss'Lillie Winter, of Hampton,
accompanied by her little sister,
Annie, visited the family of William
Shroether part of last week.
There was a surprise party at the
home of Miss Annie Willms Tuesday
evening to celebrate her 14th birth
day. About sixteen boys and girls
were in attendance.
Rev. Peregoy, who is pastor of the
M. E. church at Sunbeam. 111.,
visited R. S. Silvis and family Thurs
day of last week. He also attended
the prayer meeting that evening and
contributed a great deal to the pleas
ure and profit of the meeting.
There was a lively runaway at
noon Wedee.'day. The team of" Mr.
Baughman, who bought out the milk
route of J. T. Cabopbull, was stand
ing on Seventeenth street near Ninth
avenue. Mr. Bughman was about to
to get in the wagon, when the
horses, becoming frightened, started
on a run toward their old home. As
they approached the corner of Nine
teenth avenue they turned to eo in
there as usual, when the wagon was
overt nrned. The horses were not
hurt, but the wagon will have to
have some repairing done to it.
The Flints continne to furnish the
drawing card at Harper's theatre.
Last mgut's feats again amused and
amazed a large number of people.
mere are ou,i two nignts more of the
Sunday night the attraction at
Harper's theatre will be "The Wick
low Postman," introducing John
I,. Sullivan, cx-champion pu-gil-
1st. Tho company carries its
own special scenery and accesso
ries and insures a clever entertainment.
A highly enjoyable dramatic feast
is promised in "For Fair Virginia,"
the play that made such a flattering
record in New York and Chicago at
the Fifth avenue theatre and the
Chicago opera house, respectively.
This interesting play of southern
sentiment will be given a hearing at
Harper's theatre Monday evening.
Russ Whytal, the author of this
unique work, has been the subject of
more than common notice since the
introduction of his play, which is
said to contain so many original and
ingenious points of charming inter
est that will rank for a long time to
come among the most important
dramatic compositions of recent
years. In action as well as dialogue
the author gives unmistakable evi
dence of a bright future for his possi
bilities. -For Fair Virginia" will be
presented here with the original ex
cellent cast, headed by Mr. and Mrs.
Russ Whytal, and with all the beau
tiful scenic embellishments that help
to insure itsgreat success.
Hermann, the great, is to be at the
Durtia next Monday evening. A
carnival of mirth, magic and mys
tery is promised, for the famous-magician
ia the unapproachable master
of his art. There are to be unique
uiuaiuai uitracuons in addition to
the effects wonderful and beautiful
to bi produced by Hermann.
California Special Excursions.
sions to Sacramento, San Francisco,
Monterey, San Lorenzo. Santa Bar
bara and Los Angeles. Cal., will
leave Chicago Thursdav, Feb. 6, and
Thursday, March 19. over the Chi
cago, Milwaukee & St. Paul, the
Rock Island, the Rio Grande Scenic
route, and the Southern Pacific rail
ways via Omaha and Ogden, in
splendid Pullman Tourist sleeping
cars, with dining car attached ele
gant train, best of company, every
personal attention, lowest " possible
rates. Double birth in tourist sleep
er (room for two persons), only $6 in
addition to railway ticket. If going
to California to settle or as a tourist
join one of these parties. Special
muiuumuuiuna ior laaies ana chil
dren traveling alone. Secure your
birth in sleeper at once. For partic
ulars address anv rxront r.t .hnri
roads, or S. Sheirin excursion mana
ger, ralmcr house, Chicago. 111.
Bncklen's Arnica Sal to
The best salve in the world for
cuts, braises, sores, ulcers, salt
rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped
hands, chilblains, corns . and all skin
ernptions. and positively cures
piles or no pay required. It is guar
anteed to fcive perfect satisfaction, or
uiuuej reiunaea. rnoA zs cents per
box. For sale by Harts Ullemeyer.
S. F. Fritz, of 677 Sedgwick street,
Chicago, says: "I bad a severe cough
which settled on my lungs. I tried
a number of advertised remedies and
also placed myself under treatment
of several physicians, with no bene
fit. I was recommended to try Fo
ley's Honey and Tar. With little
expectation of getting relief, I pur
chased a bottle. I had taken but few
doses when I felt greatly improved.
I was enabled to sleep, spitting of
blood ceased, and by the time I had
taken the second bottle I was entire
ly welL It saved my life." For
sale by M. F. Bahnsen's drag store.
MAD "AS AKTUT IH I KIKE."
Read "An Artist in Crime."
Knee pants 10 cents. Sommers &
La Velle. .
F. J. Kinney is confined to his bed
Read "An Artist in Crime" on
Twin-City club dance at Roche's
hall every Saturday night 25 cents.
J. Arbuckle, representing the home
seeking excursion to Aransas Pass, is
in the city.
Hess Bros., the always-up-to-date
grocers, have placed their delivery
rigs on neat runners.
Some choice patterns in boys' long
pants suits for fG: former price $3,
$9 and 10. Sommers & La Velle.
For a healthy table drink use Carse
& Ohlweiler's Black Hawk springs
mineral water. Telephone No. 1014
C. E. Flaherty, of Freeport, suc
ceeds F. L. Price as operator and bill
clerk at the Milwaukee depot, the
latter having been called to Parsons,
Kan., on account ot the serious ill
ness of his mother.
Misses Paula Owens, Selma Ander
son and Nellie Bleuer arranged a
delightful leap year party given last
evening at. Turner hall. Forty
couple attended. The dancing slip
pers offered to the most graceful par
ticipant in the prize waltz were cap
tured by Peter Larkin. Bleuer's
orchestra provided music, and supper
was served at midnight.
For the republican meeting to be
held at Springfield. 111., Tuesday,
Jan. 28. the R. I. & P. railway will
make a rate of one and one-third fare
for the round trip. Tickets sold
Jan. 26-28, 1896 inclusive. Three
trains daily by this line to Spring
field leave Rock Island at 6:30 a.
m., 8:05 n. m., 1:45 p. m. Arrive at
Springfield at 10:60 a. m., 3:05 p. ni.,
8:35 p. m. respectively. Equally
good time returning.
The home of W. P. Cochran. 1314
Fourth avenue, was taken possession
of by about forty couples of his
friends, who came to impress him
with the fact that it was his 48th
birthday anniversary Wednesday
evening, and they brought an ele
gant rocking chair, which was pre
sented to Mr. Cochran as a remem
brance of the occasion. The evening
was most pleasantly spent and con
cluded with a feast on the good
things which the ladies brought.
Get Strength, Vigor, Clear Complexion and
Wood lilgeatlon. Hot by a Patent Medi
cine, But In Nature's Own War.
Any honest physician will tell you
that there is but one way t get in
creased Uesh ; all the patent medi
cines and cod liver oils to the con
Nature has but one way to increase
llesh, strength and vigor, mind and
body, and that is through the stom
ach by wholesome food, well di
gested. There is no reason, or com
mon sense in any other method what
ever. People aje thin, run down, ner
vous, pale and shaky in their nerves,
simply because their stomachs are
They may not think they have dys
pepsia, out the fact remains that
they do not eat enough food, or what
they eat is not quickly and properly
digested as it should be.
Dr. Harlandson says the reason is
because the stomach lacks certain
digestive acids and peptones and de-
ucieni. secretion oi gastric juice.
Nature's remedy in such cases is
to supply what "the weak stomach
lacks. There are several good prep
arations which will do this, but none
so readily as Stuart's Dyspepsia Tab
lets, which are desigued especially
for all stomach troubles, and which
cure all digestive weakness on the
common sense plan of furnishing the
digestive principles which the stom
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets give
perfect digestion. First effect is to
increase the appetite and increased
vigor, added llesh, pure blood, and
strength of nerve and muscle is the
perfectly natural result.
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets is the
safest tonic known and will cure any
form of stomach trouble except can
cer of the stomach. May bo found
at druggists at 50 cents for full 6ized
package or direct by mail from
Stuart company, Marshall. Mich.
January Coal Market.
Anthracite coal delivered per tonf 7.50
Canncl " 15.00
Indiana Block " 14.00
La Salle " $3.00
Blacksmiths' " $8.00
All hard coal carefully screened.
E. G. Fkazer.
Taxes are now due for 1895 and
payable' at the county treasurer's
office, court house building. Bring
last year's tax rccei pt.
William Bakes. Collector.
BEAD "AX ARTIST IS CRIME."
la TC1TE. BIATJTT sac
floaa C Hsyaes c.
arsdaaUle by no oefcer Amwrt
can ujalrunirals. Lowaat la pnae
oi any atrtcilr titjra-fzaof
Csulncnrs fee sals by
D. ROT BOWLBT,
GRAND SPECIAL SALE :-:
Will Deliver Goods to Rock Island Free of Charge.
Carpets. Rockers and Chairs.
25 Rolls all wool Carpets at have an overstock of fancy
45 cents per yard. These Car- Rockers and Chairs which we are
pets are all new patterns just bound to close out if prices will
received by us. do so.
Pretty upholstered Rocker at
Rujts Brass onyx top tables, very
lrge assortment at 13.25 and up.
We have a fine line of Rugs, " -
which would make a good Christ- Desks, Tables, EtC.
mas present, that must be closed ! .
out r Our stock of Book-cases, Writ-
. . ,,,Crt . , OK log Desks, Center Tables, in fact
- s!o ll everything in the store has been
I3na iS2 , marked down from 25 to 50 per
Smyrna 27x54 1.75 cent and we must
These are all new and pretty Come and see for yourself. This
designs. sale will continue until Jan. 1.
W. S. HOLBROOK,
Nos. 103, 105 and 107 East Second street
Spot Cash Shoe Store.
CUTS THE PRICES.
Men's Rubbers 25c Child's Shoes 33c
Men's Slippers 48c . Child's Shoes, all solid. 5 to 8 50o
Men's Grain Slippers C9c Child's Shoes, largo sizes... 85c
Men's Light Arctic 50c Ladies' Shoes 08c
Men's Heavy Arctic 85c Men's Shoes U8c
Infants' Shoes 19c - Men's Shoes tl.29
We aim to please and give you good value for your money.
CASH SHOE STORE.
307 Twentieth street.
Continuous performance. Don't Irt tne clill'Irpn ml IU flown. aTf
bats and performing animals. .Niiturlly colored, on ranllamrd. Will
standalone Sent postpaid to any n-l'Sn-.: on receipt of SIX C EVTS in
stamps. Amuses the children, Mini iiutitcu tho mother aiiitilntod with
WILLIEVSANTIC STAlri THREAD.
Send for a set for each of tho children. Address
WILUMANTIO THREAD CO.. VILUMANTIC. COMM.
Hot Water Heatmg,
Steam and Gas Fitting,
Copper, Tin and
Opposite Harper House, RoH
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