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THE AKttUB. WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 2, 1896.
Behind a Pair of Steppers
On a bright afternoon, with the girl of your
heart by your side that's real pleasure.
You're particular to have your horses well
groomed but how about yourself? An out
of date or ill-fitting suit will spoil the whole
Let us make a well groomed man of you
before you go driving again.
It stands for the be it that
Monty Can Buy or Skill
b1 on a Carmen! In- 8 E5ri!?l!Sr"""""""""l
Perfect Fit H ,'.i i 25 . 1
S.tictlo- TAU LT&?.I H
A Great Clearance Sale
Offers an excellent opportunity to invest at a
new ratio viz: 2 to i.
Men's all wool suits - $4.95
Men's all wool pants 2.50
Boys' suits, sizes 4 to 15, 98c, $ 1 .50 and 2.50
Bargains In Underwear, Straw Hats, Negligee
Shirts, etc. All summer goods have to go.
BEAUTIFUL IMPORTED VASES. BRIC-A-BRAC,
AND THE MANY HANDSOME ARTICLES IN
OUR STOCK. WE CAN SUIT EVERYONE'S
II. D. FOLSOM, Jeweler.
1703 Second Avenue.
AT THE OLD STAND
Will noon have on display their well selected stock of Fall Millinery
Expert trimmers ami courteous and accomo
dating treatment to all.
170D Moounct Avenue
This is the Weather
TO MAKE YOU THINK OF
Refrigerators and Gasoline Staves,
We arc closit g out at 'cost what are still on
hand, as we do not carry over g o ids from one
season to another. Avail 3 ourself of our offer.
Remember they are only the very best goods
and absolutely warranted in every respt-ct.
Opposite Harper House.
EASY TO SELECT FROM
LAKGK ASSORTMENT OF
1821 SECOSD AYE.
CAUSE AND EFFECT.
An Issue Before the People and
THE AKGUS ASD DR. C. B. JOTTO!.
A Coatrovemy la Wnlch the Position or
All Wu Plainly Shown and la Which
Men Were JaKed by Their Idea, or Fob
Within the past jear Thk Arocs
took up the cause of the 'oppressed
teachers in the Rock Inland public
schools and fought their battle for
them. Dr. Claudius B. Kinyon. of
this city, found time frcm his pro
fession. 1 duties to oppose relief to
the teachers, and he'threw hi in
fluence, his energies and his talents
against them. The teachers won
aud Dr. Kinyon got hurt.
In all the history of Rock Island
no contest over matters of local gov
ernment in any form has so aroused
the people. Dr. Kinyon went into
that tig tit with all that was in him.
He ltd a forlorn hope and an uapop
u!ar movement. lie stood on tne
issue he bad made, and the voters, both
men and women, of the Ro k Island
school district expressed themselves
in a manner that made a ridiculous
spectacle of the doctor. Tne Arocs
was on the side of the teachers, as
said before, and consequently was
opposed to the doctor. as the cam
paign progressed the paper became
the more proud of the relative posi
tions of the doctor and itself, and
that pride so aroused was not les
sened when the people spoke June
3 J. lt is always a pleasant task to
champion a righteous cause, and the
consequences of having so become
enlisted are not as a rule to be
dreaded. It is the one who is unfor
tunate in arraying himself who suf
fers, and who, if he be conscientious
in the position he assumes, should
not pursue a vindictive course, but
should take bis medicine like a man.
There is no ore so distasteful ta the
public mind as a sorehead, especial
ly if such .miction be but the reap
ing 01 tne truit 01 nis own lolly.
Oolns; Hark a Uuod Ways.
Long before the school fight, oc
curred the incident of whici Dr.
Claudius B. Kinvon now complains
in his suit for $15,000 damages
against The Amirs While this
paper may htve been responsible in
part for tbe fact that the doctor was
not vindicated in the absurd attitude
he assumed before the people of
Rock Island in the time preceding
june .o, which marked the public
controversy over the school question.
it does not admit that it was a greater
enemy to Dr. Claudius B. Kinjon
than he wa to himself. The Altars
judges men by their acts as public
servants or by the-r methods to be
come public servants, and it reserves
to itself the right to uphold or on
pose men and measures affecting tne
public welfare according to the die
tates ef its conscience. It looks to
the interest of the communitv as a
whole as paramount to the objects,
anus or me wen rceing oi anv indi
The issue, if such it can be called.
between Dr. Kinyon and The Ait;rs
aro.se with the unfortunate contro'
versv over school policies. As far as
The Alters is concerned it was sup
posed to have ended when the people
passea juugment on that contro
versy. FIRE RATE INCREASE ON.
Agents Instructed to Tark on aa Add!
tlonal Five Per Cent.
As promised in the event of the
city not repealing the ordinance im
posing a two per cent tax on the
premium of foreign insurance com
panies doing business here, agents
have been instructed bv the State
Board of Underwriters to increase
their rate h've per cent.
George E. Redtield. inspector of
the nock Island and Molina board
has notified all agents in his terri
tory that the increase becomes ffc-
tice Sept. 5. The live per cent in
crease effects all companies doing
business here, while the citj 's two per
cent tax only applies to companies
not organized under the laws .f Illi
nois. The insurance people have
paid their first assessment to the
Verne Swaia and Douglass Bjard-
nian were in and out.
The George M. Waters, City of
, r , . . 1
incus ami iiu iong went DOrtn.
Tbe stage of water at the Rock Inl
and bridge this morning was 1.1')
and declining; the temperature &0.
The (niucy has retired for the
season, and tied up at Dubuque
The Sidnev will attend to the
through packet business alone for
the remainder of the seascn. The
(Jnincy has paid for herself already.
The river is falling at St. Paul, Red
Wine. La Crosse, nt Rock Island and
all other points below, but rising at
Reed's Landing. The forecast dur
ing tha next 24 honrs is that the river
will remain about stationarv from
Reed's Landing to North McGrecor;
it will fall slightly from Dubuque to
I Xxr rn Year bisraatw-IRBft.
I will replace free all work that I
that Is not satisfactory.
G. M- Ba BCOCK,
1725 Sonond avenue
Mrs. Wipslow'a Soothing Svrup has
been used for children teething. It
soothes the child, softens the gums,
allays all pain, cures wind colic. And
is the bfcst remedy fcr diarrhoea.
Twenty-firs Mats bottle.
FURNISHED THE FIDDLERS 1
Lincoln Club Sapp'les tha Manic at Peoria,
bat MeKiaiey. Take Honor. -
The Lincoln club excursion to Peo
ria returned home at 2 o'clock this
morning. The long anticipated
event did not prove what it was ex
pected or ( r icked up to be. l be Lin.
coin were under great expense in
tarnishing the music, show and oth
er auxiliaries even to the "Rube,"
whom thev left at the distillerv citv
to recover from the excitement of
the day, but the McKinleys who
straggled along on their own ac
count accepted the honors and did
me posing as the lnuuentat republi
can crowd in Rock Island. When
the train reached Peoria a convey
ance was In waiting to carry the offi
cers of the Lincoln eiub to tbe hotel.
but the McKinlevs climbed into it,
and were driven off. while the Lin
coln officers were obliged to foot it
up the middle of the street. Thomas
Mt his lips as be i-aw Joe Haas and
Charlev Walker and the rest of their
ilk riding in the conch of honor, but
be trudged along while "The Ba'id
Played On." The Llnct In ilub headed
tbe procession and proved the main
attraction, receiving msny compli
Coming home last night tbe Lin-
eolns got even by smashing one of
the vello hats of their hatel rivals,
and the band added to the hilarity
of the boys in white by playing to
step time "Oh Loos at the lace
Thev Give Awav."
Savs the Peoria Transcript:
"After the parade the Flambeau
club, of Rock aland, with its band,
similarly uniformed in white, hon
ored the Transcript with a serenade.
vt bile tbe band played tbe club exe
cuted some ditHcult maneuvers with
fine precision and with admirable
effect. The display was suddenly
ended, however, by the idiocy of the
mortorman of Knoxviiie avenue car
419, who ran into the line without
any warning whatever as it was exe
cuting a double serpentine coil.
Other cars had come along during
tne evolutions, aud after wait
ing for a favorable moment, had
sounded their gongs and had gone
along slowly, and the club had al
ways made room lor them. 1 his fel
low, however, ame ahead without
any warning, broke through the line
and compelled several members of
the club to climb into the car to
avoid being caught between it and
another car standing on the other
track. The immense crowd watch
ing the display hissed and hooted
vigorously, and the general impres
sion was that the bull-headed niotor
tnan would have been served about
right if he had been well singed bv a
b'ast from one of the flambeau.
Tbe club was also reviewed at the
Peoria house bv Congressman Prince,
of their district." 7
LIBRARY BOARD'S DOINGS.
Director! Uold Ther September Seaalon
Director? of the public library held
their September meeting last even
Ooly routine business was dis
posed of. The purchase of "From
Manassas to Appomattox" was or
dered. Librarian Ellen Gale's re
port for August shows the circula
tion lor that month to have been:
Ihilosopliy ami religion
Srit-nce and useful arts
Mne arts u
tencrul literature isn
juvenile literature nr.;
History ana travel im
Fines and dues collected during
tne monin amounted to f3.94. The
appended bills were allowed:
viiehell & l.vnue VM.Xi
rxiuy & ru-oeiile io.'K1
Kramer. H!ucr & s..y
IVople Power company m'oS
Kaiaarine tiest suw
The Rock Island Outing club has
wound up a six weeks' outing and
moved its paraphernalia back to tho
city. J'he camp was located at tbe
mouth of Green nv. r this season
Agom von Koeckntz weathered
through the entire six weeks, onlv
having an opportunity to gazo upon
fitv life once durinir that time.
When all the rest would desert tem
porarily he would remain t his post
ana always nave me little cauvas
backed home looking neat and in
viting when his companions would
reappear. The boys had a dclight-
lui outing and ail are carrvin" evi
dence of having angled where there
were no shade trees.
The pleasant effect and perfect
safety with which ladies may use
Syrup oj Figs under all conditions
makes it their favorite remedy. To
get the true and genuine article,
look for the name of the California
Fig Syrup company, printed near the
bottom of the package. For sale by
all responsible druggists.
A Croat of (iold Montr.
"Upon a Cross ot Gold" is a cam
paign song which has just been is
sued. It is composed by Robert
Athen with music by Hattie Persh
ing. It is published by F. W. Persh
ing. 1611 Collins street, Joliet, and
is one of the most appropriate and
inspiring campaign musical com
positions yet arranged.
Probably light showers this after
noon or tonight, eenerallv fair
Thursday; cooler. Southerly wind,
becoming westerly. Today's tem
J. Walz, Observer.
CORNER STONE DAY;
Completion of 4he Arrange
ments for Next Saturday.
THE ISSAKE HOSPITAL CEEEK03HS.
Tbe Military GoaapaalM to Participate la
tbe Paceaot-A Marrow Spirit Kxblb
Ued la Subscribing r be Matter or Fi
nances. The general committee on arrange
ments for the ceremonies celebrating
the laying of the corner stone of the
Western insane hospital met at the
Moline Art rooms Jast evening and
completed the plans of the day's
observances for next Saturday. It
was reported that state militia com
panies would be on hand a follows:
Galesburg, a ) men; Dixon, 3 ; Sterl
ing, 40; Morrison, 35, Monmouth. Si-;
Lamille, 80: Geneseo, 40; together
with the Rodman Rifles of this citv.
Company F, cf Moline, the Naval
Keserves, ci Moline, and Company
B. of the Iowa National Guards at
Davenport. This military proces
sion headed by Gov. Altgeld and
staff, and the brigade and regimental
ollicers of the stale, together with
the civic 6rganzitiuns in uniform
will present an imposing spectacle.
The committee has arranged to bear
the expense of visiting mill'ary
organizttions, which will include two
nnals, dinner in Rock Island and
supper in Moline. It was reported.
too, mat i.ieuer s band, of this citv.
and the Light Guard, of Moline. had
been engaged, while state officers,
past and present, together with can
didates of all parties, trustees of
state institutions and members of
the legislature, in all about three
hundred people, have been invited.
The George M. Waters has been char
tered to convey the governor and
staff and committees for the return
after the ceremonv back to Rock
Island and to the Hennepin canal.
and all railroads have arranged to
run trains. The procession is to
form in Rock Island and march to
Moline, where trains will be taken
to Watertown, but iust now the
Milwaukee road is laboring with the
car problem, as all extra coaches are
n service in consequence of the St.
Paul G. A R. encampment, but the
difficulty will likely be overcome by
Saturday, Thirty carriages and 20
horses tor the governor s staff have
been engaged. The committee on
decoration reported prospects of a
general response to tbe request to
It was reported that while Rock
Island had made good its subscrip
tion pledges, that Moline was exceed
ingly backward, and in the same con
nection was developed the exhibition
t f an exceedingly narrow spirit on
the part of oue business man ap
proached, who declined toconiribute
on the ground of politics. M. J. Mc-
Enirv, F. N. Gould and J. II. Porter
were added to tbe Molite committee
The general committee adjourned
to meet again Friday evening.
Don't think that your liver needs
treating if you are bilious. It don t.
it s your stomach, that is, your
stomach is really what causes the
h liousness. It has put your liver
oat ot oraer.
See what's the matter with your
Sick stomach poisons liver and
then there's trouble. Shaker Diges
tive Cordial cures stomach and then
all's weil. That's the case in a nut
shell. Shaker Digestive Cordial is no se
cret. Formula's on every bottle.
But it's tbe simple, honest way it s
made, the honest Shaker herbs and
other ingredients of which it's com
posed, that makes it so efficacious.
Any real case of Indigestion and
biliousness can be cured with a few
bottles of Shaker Digestive Cordial.
Sold by all druggists; price 10
cents to l per bottle.
The Abocs delivered ovory even
In? at, vnnr rtoor at Mo a wtlr
IS OUR SYSTEM
' doing business,
price and prompt tilling
of orders appeals to
your idea of a grocery,
ours is tbe store for
yon. We dwell on these
facts because they should
interest the thoughtful
housewife. Oar stock
is always complete with
in addition to which the
regular seasonable veg
etables and fruits are
always found the fresh
est here. It you have
not already done so.
give us a trial order and
yon will not be disap
SSM Fifta At. Pine HH.
inninrTin nunm isy - vninnnnnn "i.bw ia
Coats and Capes. ,
Quite a lot of spring and autumn
garments just right for these cool
evenings; ail fall weights, not going
fast enough to suit us.
I be following prices are good all
week it they last:
40 ladies' jacket to close at f 1 50
each, b'ack and colors. Were -. 50,
were f 3.50. were f5. $6 ftnd $7. now
lake your pick tor $1.50 to close.
50 black diagonal and broadcloth
jackets, many lined all through witn
si'.k or satin. Former price ?5 to
1 10, now- the price Is $2.25. or any
time during the week it they last
yours at $2.25.
All autumn weight capes 25 per
cent (one-fourth) off from our recent
marked down prices, vou tret them
at these figures for this week only.
We have placed on sale this week
20 dozen of the celebrated high bust
corsets at 50c. Ail sites, white and
drabs. Try them.
New Dress Plaids.
Just the thing for girls' school
40-inch silk and wool plaids, choic
est colorings, always 5Hc. We take
great pleasure in ottering this time
tor 89c a yard.
Also a lot of all wool small checks
very select colors, dust and wear re
sisting, especially desirable for
school dresses, go while they last at
39c; at other times you will pay 55c
I Our Boys' Clothing is full
T big assortment to select from.
1 SOMMERS & LAVELLE
x3o4 Second Avenue.
The popular Russet shoe will be found at Schneider's in Oxford
ties, walking boots, and the favorite Nullitier for this warm
weather in all widths aad sizes, all at bargain prices.
CENTRAL SHOE STORE, .... 171 SECOND AVENUE
Headquarters for Footwear at Lowest Prices. -
Man is a seasonable being. Recognizing this
fact, we want to reason with him regarding his
Wouldn't you rather have your collars and
cuffs done uo in the most approved style, and
made white and clean looking?
Wouldn't you rather have your laundry come
home promptly on the day promised?
Wouldn't you rather hav a laundry do your
work that uses ths most modern machinery, etc?
If you do (and we are sunt you MUST) drop
us a postal or telephone 1293, and our wagons
will call any time desired.
The Rock Island Steam Laundry.
A foreign maker of handkerchiefs"
sold 1.000 dozen of their finest,
choicest makes to a large eastern re
tail lirm, which - failed while the
goods were on the ocean.
The lot was offered as at a most
attractive price if we would take
them all. Here they are, and we
shall let out all that will go this
week at about CO cents on the dollar;
some at nearer half price, and still
we make a fair and reasonable prolit.
A majority of the lot are Swiss
embriodered cdgftH. Choice delicate
patterns so much in demsnd every,
Th'T bqgin at 7c. Then at 8c. 10c.
12c. 14c and 15c. You will think
they are all 25c until you learn the
At 17c, 18c and 22c, are some of
the most catchy patterns of the lot.
At 25c we have 20 different styles,
every one of which looks like a 50c
Tiio prices range on up to .10c. 32c,
35c, 50c. 62c. 6 and 75c. Not one
you'll be sorry if you buy. Enough
for all. fcut none too many, and the
prettiest are likely to go first.
Pure linen, hand - made torchon
and me.lici laces (a job) were 20c,
25c nod np to SSc a yard. While
they last, take your pick for 12!e a
yard. Good picking for early
choosers. Look this lot over early
in the week.
1724. 1726. and 172H Second Avenue.
l i -t-wi r-r I
Bring in the boys just as they are.
We'll send 'cm back properly clothed.
No matter how much economy yon
found in buying boys' Clothing last
season, we're doing better now. for
it's our rixd policy to keep our Hoys'
Apparel of all kinds RIGHT IN THE
Won't take a back sea, for anv
body. So BRING 'EM IN and we;ll
lit them out with the neatest, strong
est and prettiest clothing you ever
looked at for the money.
BARGAINS in odd lots
knee pant suits.
of Style and value.
Has Won It by
Keeping in the Swim,
And having at all times in stock
the proper and latest styles in
shoes for every time and placo.