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THE AR8UC BATPBDAT. APRIL 25. 1898.
$1.60 tO $4.35.
Neatly . mad and
trimmed that will
answer i admirably
for week to come.
And upwards for
New Dress Goods. !
Prettier and cheaper than any yon have seen.
A dosea suggestions for Silk Waists at a glance.
A splendid fresh assortment just received.
Underwear and Hosiery.
These two stocks are particularly complete and will be
sure to meet jonr approval with regard to variety and
KLDG-HASLER DRY GOODS CO.
217, 217 W. Second St, Davenport, la.
if jr mw mw mw m w v sf- w w mt mw ay w v w w w w
Will be produced, gentlemen, in the
appearance of your feet after you put
on a pair of those handsome tans we
are showing ..
In Three Shades.
Look at them before buying elsewhere.
WRIGHT & BARBER
1704 Second Ave.
You Are One
Of those, perhaps, who never bought
from us. If so, you will never know
haw much you might have saved by
letting us sell you your Furniture, Car
pets, etc. We keep all grades. Can
suit everyone. Can suit you, in style,
quality and here's the most important
Prove it, did you say? Jf'you live
within 20 miles of Rock Island you
have a neighbor who deals with us.
Ask him, or better still, come and see
for yourself. That's easily done. ' You
won't ask any further proof.
G. 0. HUCKSTAEDT.
1109 and 1811
SUCCESS OF STOCKS.
General Foreman of the Rock
Island in This City.
HIS LIFE AS A BAILBOAD HAS
rmUbfal ud iMhltU.i AapraaUe. aa m
Tmm Sli.it Iran Start.
mm ka Om ef
vruxiAM n. stocks.
In a little one-story frame office
which stands on the north side of the
the greet batch of tracks in the Rock
Island Kauwav company s vards in
upper end of the city one of the bus
iest 01 tnat great corporation's divis
ion omctai hows lortn day alter day
Stocks is . an
o ftici al who
of the company
wnicn be rep
resents at this
point in the ca.
paeity of gen
The duties of
are of no little
the operating department ot the road.
Though a comparatively young man.
air. aiocK- experience in the rail
roading line will compare favorably
wun men wno nave devoted more
years to us stuay. indeed be is a
first class mechanic, a careful judge
anu an impartial disciplinarian
qualities which have won for him the
respect and confidence of emp'.ov
ers and subordinates alike.
Thirty-eight years ago the gentle.
man in question was born in the city
of Chicago. From, there he accom
panied his parents to Minneapolis.
At this place his father was con
nected with the Milwaukee road.
And when but 12 years old young
Stocks took his initial lesson as a
self provider. He obtained a situs-
tion in the upholstering department
01 me Milwaukee Kaiiway company.
out ne oouia not neglect his educa
tion, and after six months laboring
be resigned and returned to . school.
It was in 1879 that Mr. Stocks be
gan his apprenticeship in the ma
chine shop of the M. & St. L. at Min
neapolis, in one year s time be
learned more than others would in a
much longer period. Then he took
a position as machinist for the Man
nitoba road at St. Paul. In six
months.more time he still further
distinguished himself as a mechanic
and was offered the foremanship of
the St. Panl. Minneapolis & Msnnl.
toha Railway company's shops at St.
Vincent. Minn. This position- he
held successfully for three years, at
the end of which he was given
another boost, this time to the gene
ral shop foremanship at Barnesville,
Minn, iive years av this point and
ne was iransierrea to St. raul as
round house foreman.
Comas to th. Rock I.laad.
Five years ago Mr. Stocks first be
came identified with the Rock Island
road, having taken the round house
foremanship first at Stuart. Iowa.
ue soon displayed his capability of
attending to more responsible duties
and two years afterward he was
transferred to Rock Island and made
general foreman between here and
Brooklyn, Iowa. Mr. Stocks has 301
men under him. They include the
round house attaches and engine
men and others identified with the
mechanical department between here
and Valley Junction and here and
Brooklyn, lows .Mr. Stocks1 duties
are jnany and arduous and require
toe attention oi a level neaaed and
shrewd mechanic. Even to the ex
amination of candidates for engi.
neers and the like he is held respons
ible. ' ,
Mr. Stocks is one of the company's
most valued attaches and is widely
known in railroad circle?. He is a
member of the Western Railway club
of Chicago and. the Master Mechanics'
association. He is a genial associate
and also stands well in local society
circles, being a' member of the Rock
Island Masonic fraternity and
Knights Templar and the Mvstic
Shriners of Davenport. Mr. Stocks
nas a pleasant borne on Tbirletn
One of the Burlington switchman
becomes a benedict next week.
John Albrecht has resigned his po
sition as switchman for the Barling-ton.
F. P. Earlinir, chief lineman of the
Milwaukee, was in the city yesterday.
F. W. McKee. yardmaster of the
Rock Island, spent yesterday in Chicago.
Engineers Daniel Moriaritv. Silas
Spragne and C. C Pratt, of the Rock
Island, are taking vacations.
v. . Winton, division freight
and passenger agent of the Milwau
kee, was down from Chicago calling
on local omciais yesterday.
K. M. Robertson, traveling auditor
of the Milwaukee, spent a couple of
days in Rock Island and Moline look
ing over the company's station ac
The changes proposed by the Bar-
lington in the adding of a daily train
between Beardstown aad St. Louis
and the man in g of its trains over" its
own tracks from Alton to the Mis
souri metropolis will not take place
until May 3.
Articles of incorporation have been
filed with the secretary of state for
the organization of the Chicago,
Hammond & Western railroad com
pany. It is proposed to construct
and operate a railroad irom the vil
lage of Blue Island, Cook county, to
a point in DoPage county, connect
ing with the Chicago, Milwaukee &
St. Paul railroad.' The -capital stock
is 11.500,000. and the principal office
is to ue Biuiuinw id vnicago.
An important meeting ot Barling-
ton railway officials was held the
other day in Galesborg to disease the
advisability of changing the block
signal system in accordance with re
cent recommendations of the Amer
ican Railway association. The rules
now in vogue on the Burlington sys
tem were examined and compared
with the new . ones, which will be
adopted. The Burlington Is already
using the block system between Au
rora and Chicago. It will be a cou
ple of months, Snpt. Rica says, be
fore the new system will be in work
ing order all along the road. .
Frank Stoddard is back from his
fortune seeking trip to Michigan and
feels more confident than ever that
he will ere - the passing of many
moons be the possessor of a couple of
cool millions, air. Stoddard is not
losing any sleep over the affair, how
ever, and is pursuing the even tenor
of his way as. a switchman in the
Rock Island yards. He says there is
no doubt in his mind thst the for
tune is a reality. The attorneys say
about a year will be consumed in dis
posing of the property and getting
the money in shape. Then the heirs
can carry away their respective por
ANOTHER NIGHT OF SONG
Cetaatbta Opera Company eive. a Good
Prodaetloa of -Thm Black HoMar."
Another., good- sized audience
greeted the Columbia ' Opera
company in its presentation
of "The Black Bustiar" at
Harper's theatre last evening. In
every detail the opera gave satis
faction, and to say that it was ex
cellently presented, everything con
sidered. would be a modest compli
ment, and nothing more than the
company is entitled to. Especially
une was tne Amazonian drill in the
third act. In artistic execution.
elaborate mounting and glitter
ing effect, it has never bean sur
passed in this vicinity. And the
singing was good, especially the
cnorus parts.- mere were also sev
eral neat specialties introduced this
being the caw at each performance.
Jack Henderson as "Piffkow" made
himself an immediate favorite, and in
fact the entire company did admira
bly, as was shown by the liberal ap
plause oi tne audience, mis alter
noon "The Mascot" was given at the
matinee, and tonight the beautiful
piece, "The Bohemian Girl," will be
Another Wask Company.
The Edwin Stock Dramatic com
pany begins a week's engagement at
Harper's theatre next Monday in the
sensational comedy drama. "The
Girl I Love," producing it with spe
cial scenery. The manager of this
organization has succeeded in form
ing one of the best repetoire com pa.
nies on the road today. It has just
ciosea a z-week's engagement in
Galesburg. where it received crowded
houses and the praise of both press
and public, while the prices of ad
mission are low. . Ureat care is taken
to provide the best class of nlavs in
the best possible manner. The se
lections of the concert orchestra are
worth several times the price of ad
Tho Ideal Panacea.
James L. Francis, alderman. Chi
cago, says: "I regard Dr. King's
New Discovery as an ideal panacea
for coughs, colds and lung com
plaints, having used it in my family
for the last five years, to the exclu
sion of physician's prescriptions or
isev. John Burgus. Keokuk. Iowa.
writes: "I have been a minister of
the Methodist Episcopal church for
50 years or more, and have never
found n thing aes.beneficial. or that
gave-me each speedy relief as Dr.
t.: XT Tl: .. ...
""B www iiBouverT. - iry mis
ideal cough remedy no'w. Trial bot
tles free at Harts & Ullemeyer's drug
Lew Mat. Kxeereteaa.
March 10. Adi-H 7 nH 91 .nd
May 5; excursion ticlrnt. at the
rate of one fare pins t2 for the ronnd
trip to points in 11 southern states
auu territories; also to a number of
western ' and northern states. An
opportunity to reach almnat nun
city in the sonth and southwest and
a large number of important points
in the northwest. Ticket, .re
to return any Tuesday or Friday
"i.uiu us udii umii, which is zo
days from date of sale. CI I R
C. R. & N. agents for further infor
mation, or address the undersigned,
"VS. V. r. A X. A.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
The undersigned will ha ! tr
take stock about April 20 at the fol
lowing rates for the season: Horses
Yearlings, 40 cents; 2-years old,
60 cents; S-years old and nwr 75
cents per month. Cattle One-year-
oia, w cents; 2-years old, 45 cents.
and 9-years old, 60 cents per month.
Best watered pasture in tha emmtr.
For particulars, aduress Kane Bros .
Mettea te the raMle.
Notice is hereby riven that I have
purchased J. D. Mesne' lease of the
Bastian farm. Said farm will be
open for visitors Saturdava and Sun
days till further notice. "An admis
sion of ten cents will be charged. All
persons are warned not to trespass
on said premises under the full pen
alty oi tne law. This farm is private
property and not a public park or
uuring ground. U. S. MEIERS.
- Children Cry for
Leaf lard at GllmoreV -
The best broom Lee's Little Gem.
William Blaschke's steam dye
uuuee, i.iz imiu avenue. r, .
If yon don't smoke Sweat Moments
cigarettes yon don't get the best.
J. E. Greim has taken out a license
to run a saloon in the upper and of
me city- - . T. - ; . ;
Tbe Y. M. C. A. has decided to
hold a strawberry sociable May 19 in
tne gymnasium oi the ouiiaing.
s George W. Haslet, of Philadelphia.
spent yesterday and the preceding
usy in bock island, the guest, ox . his
cousin, im. mm.
1 Miss Fannie Jeffries haa returned
home to Asheville. N. C, after a visit
at the home of William . Rinck on
seventh avenue. '.
The ladiea auxiliary ot the Y. M.
C. A. is to give a May festival at the
B3.uciai.iuD nan inursaay ana rriaay
evenings, April 30 and May 1.
Messrs ' I. - Bam burger. Thomas
Campbell. J. T. Hass and A. Carlson
have returned from Peoria, where
they served as jurors in the United
states court. ,
John Gilchrist, of Gilchrist, III.,
is out with the first bail stone story
m these parts. He picked up one
the other day that weighed over a
na'I pound, aext!
The Turner society gives an enter
tainment at its hall this even.
ing which will conclude with a dance.
The proceeds go toward the new
building fund. Admission 25 cents.
r if teen dollars cash given away
That's what you do when you put
$100 into any wheel with the Majes
tic at ao. ooia oy unaries worn.
Eighteenth street. Repairing and
Paul Kersch has resigned active
connection with the Vol ks-Zei lung,
at the editorial helm of which he has
presided for several years, owing to
increased private Interests, which
require his undivided attention. Mr.
Kersch's resignation was accepted at
a mooting of the stockholders yester
day afternoon, when these directors
were . elected for the ensuing year:
rv o ; J . l f t . , i n
j. opeiuei, vrtto nuoer, v. nansgen.
v. uunge, a. K.iotz and Paul Kersch.
The latter will retain his interest in
the paper and continue to make Rock
Island his home. C. Hansgen was
elected manager of the paper and C
opeiaei secretary and treasurer.
' COUlf TV BUILDING.
April 22 E. Guyer to Frank L.
McRoberts, lots 10 and 11. block 155,
town of East Moline, 1600.
Patrick McDonald to David H.
Smith, part lot 8, block 2, Bailey &
Bavle's Second add., Rock Island,
Mary A. Young to A. E. Blake-
more, part lot 1. J. W. Spencer's sub
dir.. Rock Island, fC.OOO.
William S. Booth to T. S. and R.
S. Silvis. s ne SO, le. 11.000.
Richard Hill to John Burkwood.
part lot 5, Richard Hill's sub div.,
29. 19. Se. 9105.
23 F. Kopeman by heirs to Gyeld
Kopeman, lots 7 and 8, block 26, G.
H. Dibbern's subdiv.. town of Sears.
George A. Metzgar to John Shall.
part lots 9 and 10. Saddoris, Smith
& Devon's add.. Port Byron, $2,800.
wuiiam uiark to Henrietta Ney.
lot 14. Belcher & Sigsworth's add..
Port Byron, $275. -'.
James Thompson by heirs to An
drew Carlson, lot 2, block 9, West
Moline, 9 44. " .
John Anderson to Henry Saddoris,
tract by metes and bounds, set nwj
20, 19. 2e. $800.
LtoeBaed to Wed.
William B. Joslin Moline
mish r inrence Hubtmrd Muling
Milton Sowaxh Rook Island
Mbw Battle Fargo Kock island
The best salve in tho world for
ents, bruises, . sores, ulcers, salt
rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped
hands, chilblains, corns and all skin
eruptions, and . positively cures
piles or no pay required. It is guar
anteed to (ive perfect satisfactk or
money refunded. Price 26 cent, per
box. For sale by Harts A Ullemeyer.
nn.nl.1 Traia tm Cedar
Tnearl.v. Anril 98 tha R f.
R. & N. railwav will provide a .ne-
cial train for the G. A. R. and all
others who desire to attend the stale
encampment at Cedar Rapids. The
errand nnrada will lie: hnlri rn rkt.
date at 2 p. m. Train leaves Daven
port bio a. io. Arrive thenar oapios
11 a. m. Ronnd trip rate t'2.9fi Vnr
further particulars call on atation
Bl.Mllllfl' Eacareto .
April 21 and May 6 the Mis
souri, Kansas ft Texae Railway com
pany will sell tickets at very low
rates to points in Missouri, Kansas
and Texaa. For particulars addrea.
H. A. Chkbkikb,
316 Marquette Bldg.. Chicago.
Ob T. Bttadt
If von could aelect tha
m W KV1U
from the dross, the waaat fM v
chaff, tha good from the bad, you
would never make the mistake of tak
ing any other remedy than Foley's
Sarsaparilla for blood diarmiai.
Trial else, 60 cents. For sale at II
r . nann sen's drug store. .
Mrs. H. Shenpard. rnnm 41 Vtt..
4 I " - .
block, Omaha, Neb., writes: ! have
bad constipation for a long time and
I also had a bad raaa nf
hemorrhoids (piles) from which I
uuerea uoioia pain. I our Dr.
Kay's Renovator has entirely cured
me." Sold by druggists at 25 cents
and 1. See advt. T. H. Thomaa.
The largest piece of Aood
tobacco, ever sold Tor io cents
Tne 5 cent piece is nearly as
Ng aj yoif get Qf.ofher
high grades for 10 cents
See the New Spring Style
! . Ill-,
B HUTTCIl - (
1714 Second Avenue.
"ROYALS. ARB LOYAL!"
ROYAL LIMITED. LADY ROYAL.
"ROYAL TAN DEM.
CONCEDED BY ALL THAT HAVE SEEN THEM
TO BE THE FINEST MACHINE IN THE WORLD
FOR THE MONEY. PATENT SPROCKET ADJUST
MENT, PATENT . ADJUSTMENT HANDLE BAB.
WILSON MOLINE BUGGY CO.,
BICYCLE DEPARTMENT. Moline, 111.
THE PLACE TO BUY
h a it
Room . Mouldings, Pictures, Picture
Frames and Window Shades is at the
Adams Wall Paper Company,
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