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THE ABGUB. FKIDAY. AUGUST 14, 189a
Is the expression you often hear now
adays. Its all right in a gocd many
cases, b-t it won't app'y to Shields. He
cuts the cheese and the prices too. Its
his reckless way of slashing that cuts
the other fellows to the very quick.
His cheese knife is long and sharp, it
has been ground on the stone of
Until its as keen as a razor, and that's
what does the business. Low Price is
what keeps them coming, and Shields
has a contract with Low Price that will
hold good all winter. Don't neglect
then to take advantage of your opportunities.
Always Before the Others
Mid-summer sale of
Men's Tan Shoes -
Ladies' Black Don- H,"
Now Is your chance to get Shoes and Oxfords cheap before
prices go up.
Spot Cash Shoi Store
This is the Weather
TO MAKE YOU THINK OF
We are closirg out at cost what are still on
hand, as we do not carry over goods from one
season to another. Avail jourelf of cur offer.
Remember they are only the very best gocds
and absolutely warranted In every nspect.
Allen, Mvers & Company
Opposite Harper House. 1821 SECOID AYE.
2(500 Fifth Ave.
(hf) Ol All sizes. Widths A
HUVU Ways sold for $400.
All sizes. D F and
307 Twentieth street
SURVEY TO BEGIN.
Last Formality Regarding the
ALL TO BE BEADY MONDAY HIGHT.
rl.wr C. r. Lowath to Wn tha Urada
for tha Tnmlul Company Thta
Aftornooa-Thtn for tha Final Oral,
Engineer C. F. Loweth. represent
ing lue Davenport & Kock Island
Bridge and Terminal company and
also tbe Kock Island & Kaaleru Illi
nois Hail wsj company's project in
Rock Island, commenced tbe survey
ot tbe levee this afternoon prepara
tory to tbe, establishment of the
grades (or the company's tracks
along First avenne. This operation
it is not expectel will consume a
longer time than today, and then the
grade ordinance essential to the
river improvement will be in readi.
neps for presentation to the council
and action. It is necessary that be
fore this can be done the ordinance
for the river front improvement be
repea'ed. Then the new grade ordi
nances will be presented and if they
are adopted the improvement ordi
nance will at once be repassed, and
all will be ia readiness to take the
subject into tbe county court.
Ail M Krady.
This can all be done at next Mon
day night's session of the city coun
cil and City Attorney Haa has all
the papers in readiness to enter pro
ceedings in the county court the fol
lowing morning. By this course of
procedure the routine proceedings
niay be disposed of at the next term
of tbe county court and the work
completed this fall. At a recent ces
sion of the council Aid. Maucker
staled that it had been the plan of
the committee to have the contract
let so that the improvement could be
made durii g tbe season of low water
this fall. Tbis is a wise provision,
as under such circumstances thecon
tract can be undertaken with less
inconvenience and consequently less
CANINE FINDS A HOME.
Wanrtolnc Dog 8m ks Shelter at folic
A pretty, Iong-baired canine of
the thepherd kind, wandered into
police headiiuarters the other nlyht
evidently in search of a place to rest
us weary nones.
The dog looked fat'gned. Its hair
was Huffy and its general appearance
was that of one which had ben on
the tramp for a few days. Oflicer
Dunibauld fancied the friendlv canine
and gave it a fan are meal and fur-
uisneu 11 a place to snooz, ail o
which Toweer appreciated very
much for the police have concluded
that thev will have a time pettinrr
rid of the dog unless bv sending it
10 i ne nappy bunting irroand by
means of a dose of lead. The canine
makes iUelf at home and receives all
visitors at the door with a smi'e and
a wag of the tail.
Two Mow Iforlaiv.
The Akocs begins with this issue
the publication of the iirst of two
new serials for which it has ar
ranged The first of these is termed
an '-Unpardonable Liar"' and is by
Gilbert Tnrker. The second is "In
Deacon's Orders'' by Sir Walter lie
sant. Head both of them. They are
An Unpardonable L-'ar" displays
a new phabe of Gilbert Parker's ial
ents, and to admirers of this talented
author it will be particularly inter
esting on that account. It is an in
tensely dramatic love story, with
American characters living in l'.iris.
In Deacon's Orders" is the latest
work of an author who long ago won
a high place for hitnstlf in Koglibh
literature and recently . received
royal recognition and a title that has
been very rare among novelists since
the days of Sir Walter Scott. In
Deacon's Orders" is a charming tale
of English clerical life with a plot
that is developed with extraordinary
We have juct received from the
music publishing house of Tbe S.
Brainaid's Sons company, 151 Wa
bash avenue. Chicago, a copy of the
'Silver Songs." a free silver song
book for the campaign of 1896. The
book contains so'os, duets, mixed
and male quartets, and is especially
arranged fcr campaign clubs. It is
not a cheap word edition, and is sold
for the remarkably low price of 10
cent, or $1 per dozen post paid.
The following arc the contents of the
book: Silver Chimes (male quartet).
Silver Cimes (mixed iiiartet). The
Jolly Silver Dollar ot tbe Dads, I
Promise to Promise, The American
Way. The Treasury Note. Well
Sound For the Dimes in Our Pockets,
Financial Barber Shop. The Wrong to
be Righted First, The Riddle of
Chinks, England Won t Let Us. The
Stocking-leg Bank, It's Got Bags,
Back Bone. Uncle Sam's a Backer.
A meeting will be held at tbe office
of tha Rock Island Lumber company
Friday tvening, Aug. 14. for the pur
pose of organizing a marching club
for the campaign. All voters of the
ward are cordially invited.
J. C. Fbev, Com.
Advertised Lot Mo. 33.
List of letters uncalled f.r at tbe postofflce
a: R-vrk Inland Aug. 14.
ttuimiTMia. J. F. Handle. Mrs R
BrunilMild. Thereaia Sin;cy. Kmiiy W
Donnhue. Joe TMi.arfrrn. nr.
Drinker. Mrj Wehmever. Julius
'am. Jobs WjthereU. E. A.
MeConnell. J. A. W alien Mr, c. J.
Herp. Edrer R Wootea. W. B.
Quion. XeiUe Wood. II. c.
J. W. IVttbb, Posiuaaicr.
SAUCE FOR THE SURVEYOR
Cap!. Jo Long Ra Words With Mrto
UfflCtf v. K. .ItlDDtTOn.
TriAPO - l.f tin nf wnPila
.avaaav " CSO n 11VK1V w a
down on the river yesterday between
Capt. Jo Long, of the packet bearing
his name and aleo the Douglass
Board man, and Surveyor of the Port
J- k. Johnston, wtdnesuay capt.
l.fl!1(F. ahn h Kaati ,f f i n T a mtatal1
of the Douglass Boardman since she
entered the trade, had his license as
such transferred by Surveyor John
ston to H. D. Hugunin, explaining
that he proposed to act hereafter in
his capacity as pilot for both the
Loeg and Boardman over tbe rapids,
going out on one and bringing the
other back. Yesterday while at the
river looking over the craft Surveyor
Johnston discovered Lontr official inrr
in his former position as master of
U o j a . i . .
buu Duaruman. mr. uouusiuu at
once accosted Capt. Long and asked
what he meant in acting as master
after having surrendered his license.
In return Long sauced the federal
ollicer informing him with an oath
that he would act as he pleased and
change about from ooe capacity to
another whenever he saw lit. Sur
veyor Johnston at once asserted his
authority and politely, but firmly,
warned the impetuous captain that
he had better behave himself, and
that the slightest transgression of
the government regulations would
net be tolerated, and that hereafter
be must act only under his licence.
The advice was heeded by Long and
there were no more words.
The Boardman came down.
- The Ram bo and Lone Star came
The water is stationary at 1.90;
the temperature 70.
The W. J. Young. Jr., came in on
her tri-weekly trip from Burlington.
The C. W. C.nwlv hrmicrhr. ilnwn
16 strings of logs and the Sam Atlee
tc t .
The Sam Atlee, West Rambo. Jo
Long. Winona, C. W. Cowles and
Lone Star went north.
The magnificent new Jo line packet
Quincy came up from her name sake
city this morning. She had a tre
mendous trip of passengers and
The Verne Swaine on her first out
bound trip yesterday since her late
accident was obliged to turn back
when it was found that a wrist pin
on the cylinder head was loose. The
Denkmann was brought into service
again in her place.
The water is rising at St. Paul,
Reed's Landing and La Crosse, but
faliinr at nil nthornnintc Tho Inro.
cast is that during the next 24 hours
mere wiii oe very mue cuange in
the rivtr stave from St P.nl t
Mc(ireg r, but it will fall one tenth
ironi uuDUcjue to Kock Island.-1
The Irrawadi Canoe club, of Dav
enport, is trimming its sails for a
cruise that is to be a cruise. It will
start Saturday, Aug. 22, for Burling
ton, intending to get there by sailing,
if it can, bv naddlintr. floating, or
otherwise, if it mnst. It will come
back on the steamer W. .1.
Jr. The Clnb has not taken as In ntr a
cruise as this for some time, nor one
mat promises as much of interest. The
wild section of the upper Mississippi
river lies between bete and Burling
ton. Between Muscatine and that
place, about sixv mile?, thpre r
towns in Illinois, bnt them ia nnr a
single one en the Iowa side cf the
river. There are fewer habitations
and and signs of men along that sec
tiou of the stream than on any other
of equal length between Memphis
and St. Paul. There are no Indians.
however, and the tea Mrrwnt haa nnt
been sorn there this summer; so
the Irrawadi braves will be safe, thev
A Rochester, Minn., paper says of
Mahara's minstrels, which are to ap
pear at littroer's theatre, tnmnrrna
and Sunday evenings:
'When you want downright, good,
wholesome fun, of the soit that is
adapted to the feelings and under
standing of mothers, daughters, and
young children alike, where can vou
lind a betier article than that fur
nished by a first cluss minstrel en
tertainment? And whf-n il.o ni-r.
formers are children of the suonv
a I. I - . . J
sum... wuere music, mimcry and
humor seem to be imbibed sponta
naeously by our colored friends, it
become-! all the more enjoyable. Mr.
Mahara's company consisting entirely
of colored artists, dret t vmH nH.
ence at the opera house last night, and
: .1 ; 1 i .
gaiucu iuc inenusnip as well as tbe
appreciation of nverv one nrtwnt tv
tbeir faithful efforts'in hold:ng to the
ucb iii-.uuua oi minstrelsy. The
orchestration and solo instrumental
pieces and the quartet singing of the
opening reminded one of the good
old days, and the specialties, the
dancintr and the fur.no tcn.t
the best that Rochester has seen in
many a aay. We congratulate Mr.
Mahara on having such an excellent
company, and wish for him and them
a Tery prosperous season."
Art Too Tired
All the time? This ennriiUnn ia a
sore indication tha.t your blood is
H -:L j i .
ui utu ouu auutlSBiaj u it ought
to be and it mav he if ;u
a few bottles of the great blood purl
Ker, Hood"s Sarsaparilla. Thous
ands write that Hood's Sarsaparilla.
has cured them cf that tired feeling
HoOd'S Pills act ttlir an!
promptly on the liver and bowels.
Cures slob, headache.
TU AKODa dclivaiMrf .....
tag at your door at 10c a wask.
IT IS MUC E NEEDED
A l n i
- uenerai far ior Picnic
(WE THAT Jfi EASILY ACCESSIBLE.
Would Pay the Street Hallway Coaapaay
to Secure Such Spot aa Hop Flelde aad
Kan s Stab to It Veaterday Deanoa-
Rock Island needs a rjienic nark
not too far remote from the limits of
the city, lesterday demonstrated
that much, but it is" essential, tnn
that it be accessible by street railway
communication. The Hop fields are
conveniently located, mst far a
and yet not too far, but the notable
liuamcieribiic is toai incy are too far
from the street railwnv nm.
munication. This is a fact that was
also realized to the fullest ex ton r
Had cars run directlv tn thp irrniinJi
yesterday's crowds would have been
who went out to the Woodmen pic
nic iue street car w as me great com
mon carrier, but the edge was taken
off the eniovment when a tramnaaoh
way was taken through stubble.
across iois ana neius ana over a cou
ple of fences, a distance in all of two
The Tri-City Street Railway com.
nan v owns the Tower, the itlea.1 nnt
Ing spot of the community, but for
an c vru t as j-rHberuay 11 11 not
alwavs acceDtable because of it dis
tance, nor are the grounds such that
they can be converted to serve all the
ends of such a crowd. The Hop
fields are the right distance from the
city exactly, and it would pay the
street car company to arrange for a
icase 01 mem anu to run a siuo tract
from its Tower line orno thn MoMa
over a private right of way, such as
n.J I. . I, I i . .
uuuuuuieuiy couiu ue acquired.
I'e far (ieneral Forpoees.
These irrnnndu cnnlil h naml nn
readily for general purposes. They
um ue uau ior picnics ana likewise
for all sorts nf nnhlin o-nthorino-a nil
entertainments. They would make
goon circus grounds and from a busi
ness standpoint as far as the atmot
cars are concerned are far enough so
tnai people would be obliged to ride,
which is a decided advantage over
the site of tented shows closer in to
the city. Then a ball park might
readily be laid out, which would al
ways be a source of revenue, whether
for professional games or otherwise.
The inaccessibility of the Hop fields
as regard to means of communication
was a source of comment all day yes
terday. It is estimated that ifurino-
the day 4,0i)0 people visited the pic
nic, mere would be more such pic
nics and more ssich crowds attending
them if the grounds were in closer
contact with the great popular con
veyance, the street car.
ECH0ESOF THE PICNIC.
Wind lrp of tha Modern Woodman An
nual Irfxg; roll Ing.
Woodmen and their frionrfa hal.l
forth at the Hod field until th mid
night hour had dawned last night
uanemg and otberwise enjovin"
themselves. The logrolling was a
The program of snorts rrinir,.il
for the afternoon werA vtrr Int.. p. t .
ing and some of them tinged with a
little excitement. There was a ball
Eamn between t he hnn nf rmn
and 3i)9 and 15i0. Five spirited in
nings were piaycd. Camp J550 was
defeated, the score stamlintr s t.i i-
Ed Dolly ofliciated as umpire.
iouis iietier was tbe tirst boy to
ascend the slinnerv nnln. II I oVlin
capturing second prize. J. E. Iewis
i i ,....
wuii iuu r-uta race, wiuiam lirasbar
taking the second prize.
A matter of 1'eneral cn mm nnt
the manner order was malntalnoii all
day, which entitles the Woodmen to
juuiiu conuuence anu praise.
To Cleanae tho Nyatem
Effectnallv vet ovntlir tn
tive or bilious, or when the blood is
impure and doggish, to permanently
overcome habitual constipation, to
awaken the kidneys and liver to a
healthv activity, "without irritatinr-
or weakening them, to dispel hea'l-
auues, ci ius or ievere, use syrup of
Before you QUY
Investigate and find out
what yon are getting for
your money. Inferior gro
ceries are dear at any price,
and should be avoided by
all who wonld be healthy.
Impure food products thouid
be avoided by the dealer
too, but he must get fair
prices in order to sell good
OUR GOODS ARE PURE
AND PRICES RIGHT.
dive ns your order and be
certain of getting the best.
MM Fifth Av. . Phoma UN.
Jin Jm SMITH & SON
Grates and Tiling.
iu?-"' '-Sf I fcr
-1 ' WiMlk 1
. Ual il I
aa'.a. Ml . . i
All kinds of TILING. We invite your inspection
A. J. SMITH & SON.
123 and 125 W. Third Street
Suits at Infants' Prices
In order to make room for winter clothing.
We have marked down the balance of Knee
Pant Suits regardless of the cost.
LOT 1 -31 98. $1 88. $1 50. $1 35 SUITS $1.29
JLOT 2-3275. $250. $225, $200 SUITS $175
LOT 3-$2 95, $2 75. $3. $2.68, $2.50 SUITS-$1.99
LOT 4-$350 and $3 25 SUITS - $2.50
LO T 5 -$4 25, $4 00, $4 35 SUITS - $3.00
An Inspection, will . prove what is advertised.
1804 Second Avenue.
The popular Kusset shoe will be found at Schneider's in Oiford
ties, walking boots, and tha favorite Xnllifier for tbis warm
weather in all widths and sizes, all at bargain prices.
CENTRAL SIIOE STORE, .... ms SECOND AVENUE
Headquarters for Footwear at Lowest Prices.
Man is a seaconable being. Recognizing this
. fact, we want to reason witn him regarding his
Wouldn't you rather have your collars and
cuffs done up in the most approved style, and
made white and dean looking?
Wouldn't you rather have your laundry, come
home promptly on the day promised?
Wouldn't you rather have a laundry do your
work that uses the most modern machinery, etc?
If you do (and we are sure you MUST) drop
us a postal or telephone 1295, and our wagons
will call any time desired.
The Rock island Steam Laundry.
We show about 6d patterns
Has Won It by
Keeping in the Swim,
And having at all limes in stock
the proper and lateat style ia
shoes for cverj time and place.