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THI ABGUB, FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4. U96.
31 ii st lie Sold During the Next
We will close out the above named amount of
Regardless of Cost.
We are overstocked, and must sell the goods
now while they are in season, to make room
for new Fall acd Winter Goods.
Everything Marked Away Down.
During this sale we are
Cutting Prices to Pieces
Regardless of cost. Fine quality goods are
reduced to prices on a level with the regular
prices of inferior goods. A visit to our store
will convince anyone that our reductions are
far greater than ever offered before.
317 and 217; West Second St., Davenport
Mid-Summer Clearing Sale of
I Tans and Black Oxfords.
Must Make Room
WRIGHT & BARBER
1704 Second Ave.
For Ladies and
Prices ringing from
$2 50 to 5 a pair
Always in th? lead for Fastvnablc Foot
Fall Lines are in
and inspection is invited. You make no
mistake in buying of
Dry Goods CO.
for Our Fall Stock.
It is Shapely.
It is Graceful.
It i Pretty.
And above all it Fi's
Tfaoae Who Mj Join tha Uml Order
Cater the By-Law.
The Modern Woodman, the official
organ of the great order, in its issue
of this month, gives the following
to b question which aroused consid
erable interest and bo little contro
Persons to become members mast
be white males, over 18 and under
45 years of age, of sound bodilj
health and mind, exemplary habits
good moral character, and engaged
in an honorable and lawful business
or avocation. Person engaged in
the following kinds of business or
employment shall not be admitted as
members of this fraternity: Rail
way brakemen, railway engineer,
firemen and switchmen miner em
ployed under ground, mine inspec
tor, pit boss, professional rider and
driver in races, employe in gunpowd
er factory, wholesaler or manfac
torer of liqoors, saloon keeper, sa
loon bartender, aeronaut, sailor on
the lakes and seas, plow polisher, pro
fessional base ball player, professional
foot ball pi aver, professional llremen,
submarine operator, or soldier in
regular army in time of war.
One who, after joining the order,
engages in any prohibited occupa
tion, thereby himself voids his con
tract with the order, and renders hi
certificate null and void, but my ob
viate this difficulty and retain his
metuberchip by tiling with the head
clerk a waiver of ail rights to bene
fits in case death results by reason of
such occupation except where en
gaged in the sale of intoxicant
Billy Tilton, the Milwaukee con
ductor, has not made his appearance
at mis cna oi the line tor about a
week. Conductor Murphy is substi
tuting during his absence.
A. fc. bpauldini;, formerly cf this
city, who some time ago was dis
charged from his position as foreman
on the CLicago, Kock Island & Pa
cific at Peoria, has been reinstated
a his many acquaintances in this
vicinity win be era tilt til to learn.
Mr. Spaulding was dismissed on the
strength of a repoit to the company
that he was a heavy drioker. The
fact that he never touched intoxi
cants was consolation enough for
him; so he pursued the honorable
course and soon proved to his em
ployers that tne charges against him
were entirely without foundation.
William J. Scinwerth, James II.
Jagoe and Jacob Ilalderman, repre
senting me passenger aonartments
of the Michigan Central, West Shore
ana Wabash railways, respectively.
were in the city todav callincr on
local railroad officials. They are a
happy-hearted genial trio, and their
acquaintances increase in number
with each visit they pay to the citv.
They manage to strike Kock Island
at the same time occasionally and
wnen such is the case their stay is
usually extended several davs for
they like the place. Mr. Jagoe, who
stands nearly six feet in his trilbe-
unos. has been experiencing no little
humiliation in his rounds about the
country at the bands of the news
paper joker, who substitute an "n"
for the last letter on his name and
creates the impression that the West
snore representative partook of the
sparkling. But Jagoe manages to
kcp in the middle of the road, any
way. A Valuable Prescription.
Kditor Morrison, of the Worthing
ton, Ind., Sun, writes: "You have a
valuablo prescription in Klectric
Bitterp, and I can cheerfully recom
mend it for constipation and sick
headache, and as a general system
tonic it has no equal." Mrs. Annie
Strhle, 2625 Cottage Grove avenue,
Chicago, was all run down, could
not eat nor digest food, had a back
ache which never left her and folt
tired and weary, but six bottles of
Klectric Bitters restored her health
and renewed her strength. Price 60
cents and ft. (Jet a bottle at Hartz
& Ullcmeycr's drug store.
Of the entire household goods, fine
furniture, ornaments, carpets, horse,
buggy, etc., of the lata Thomas S.
Silvis, deceased, will he sold at pub
lie auction at the residence in South
Kock Island Saturday, September
12. Sale commences at 10 o'clock
a. ni. K. S. 5n.vis,
All members of Company A. I. N.
(J., are ordered to aswmble at the
Armory at 1 p. m. sharp Saturday,
Sept. 5, to take part in the ceremo
nies attending the laying of the cor
ner stone of the Western Hospital
for the Insane.
There is an aucient jest in Parin
vhich oricinuted with a waiter at tho
famous Tnrtoni's. A guest had ordered
a dozen of oysters. "Only one dozen?"
asked the waiter. "Yes, that will be
enough." "You are not superstitious
then," said the water, with a curious
smile. " Why?" "Because you are not
afraid of being 13 at a table."
A HonMhom Neeaitr.
No family should be without Fo
ley's Colic Cure for all bowel com
plaints. Sold by M. F. Bahnsen.
Adversity has been consider a the
state in which a man most easily be
comes acquainted with himself, particu
larly being free from flatterers. John
son. Earls take precedence of the young
teas cf doles cf the blood royal
JUDGE GLENN 18 BETTER.
Popular JarUt Reeevevtng;
Prof. T. H. Rogers, of Monmouth,
received a letter from Judge Glenn
in which the popular jurist states
that he is slowly improving from his
rheumatism, as'a result of his treat
ment at the Hot Springs in Virginia.
When he went there he bad to use
two crutches to get around, but new
one is all it takes, and be hopes soon
to let it go for a cane. He is board
ing in the country two miles from
the springs and makes the trip back
and forth daily for his baths and
treatment. Mrs. Glenn and Misses
Anna and Adelaide are staying at
another resort deeper in the mon .
tains. Mrs. Glenn is also Improv
ing and is able to walk about a mile
and a half each day now. Judge
Glenn did not give any opinion as to
the time he will be back on the
PLEADING OF PRISONERS.
Three Jail Bird Are renteoeed In the
Judge Adams heard pleas of guilty
from three jail prisoners in the
county court yesterday afternoon.
John Hearty was given 10 days
and fined fl and costs for "stabbing
his pal, Thomas Tate, in the back a
few months tgo.
Luther B. Sexton, who stole paint
and bra shea from Aid. W. C.
Maucker, was given one day and
fined $1 and costa.
John Haegerty, who broke into a
Burlington box car, got f I costs aud
Mini. Sept. 4 Harry Summer
lach claims to be heir to a fortune i f
(2.000 left him by his mother.
The council should look after the
drinking fountain on Main street.
There is a bad leak somewhere and
there is always a mud puddle around
Milan was well represented at
camp meeting this year and among
the mny who camped during the
tcssnn were Mr. and Mrs. r. ().
White, Mr. and Mrs. Willis Bonn,
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. McMichael. Mr.
and Mrs. James Hynes, the Misses
Caroagban, Mrs. Fred Shell man and
daughters. Mr and Mrs. John Van
derslicc, Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Heath,
Mr., and Mrs. I. L. Vanderslice and
Misses Anna M. Tindall and May
Tho village council will meet in
regular session next Monday evening,
when the Curfew ordinance will be
passed. This law is now in force ia
over two hundred towns and cities of
the United States, and as far as can
be learned it is a success. The stiirct
enforcement of the ordinance will
apply in general to the hoodlums
wno initisi tne street corners, but a
little caution iu time will save a
great deal of trouble. This law will
also do away with the various small
thefts that have been made during
me past monm.
Seaks. Sept. 4. Arthur Mead is
again able to get around after' hav
ing been confined for nearly four
weeks with badly swollen knees,
the result of a bicycle collision some
The Lincoln club social did not
"pau out" quite so well as was an
ticipated. A large crowd was pres.
ent aud all enjoyed themselves very
much, but the money which was
made did not justify the amount
of work done to make the affair a
Fred Maxwell, one of the stock
holders of the Rock Island Pottery
company at Sears, met with an acci
dent yesterday which will necessitate
his using crutches for a time. He
was nailing two boards together and
resting them on his foot, tho nail go
ing through both boards into his
foot. Dr. Wiggins, of Milm, at
tended him and he is now able to get
AriTffrtl.ed Lfcit No- 3 A.
List of inters uncalled for at the postofrice
Casey. K. .1. Itnhweild.r L. M.
Dunn. W. ti. Suxldarn, Kliza
Kluschman. Lucy Schtihuuk. eicorirc
Farrell. .lames Schmidt. Kate
Freers. S Staton. Miss K
(Irah.im. IT. H. Trron. Rnliert
i'i!le. William Walter '. M.
Kaimer, Samuel Washburn. Snella
J- W. 1'ottib. I'osuuaster.
Booklet's Aratoa Bale
The best salve in the world for
outs, bruises, sores, nloers, salt
rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped
banns, ctUDiams, corns and all skin
eruptions, and positively cures
piles or no pay required. It ! guar
anteed to ive perfect satisfaction, or
money refunded. Prioe 85 oents per
dok. cor aiue dv uarts Uliemeyer
Very Low Ratea.
Wry low rates will be made by the
for excursions of August 4 and lK
September 1, 15 and 29, to the south,
for home seekers ami inrrui.,.
For particulars, apply to the nearest
I 1- A 11 .
iuci ai;-ui vi auuress 11. A. Cher
rier. 316 Marquette building, Cbi
Danaarona Drlabtea Water.
ueatn lurks in impure water. It
breeds diseases, often in epidemic
The first symptom is loo&rneas of
tne Dowels. These diseases are
checked by taking Foley's Colic Core.
ouiu uj in r . oannsen.
lXMf Tn Tear
I will replace free all work that I
have done during the past 10 years
1725 Seeon4 avenge
Subscribe tor Tas Abqcs.
KNIFED BY DUBLIN JACK.
Le.J DWMBwrt Jeoi
John Cavanauph. known tn tho
criminal world as Dublin Jack, who
figured in the murder of Officer Jo
seph ROBenfield In thia r.it. ihimt
seventeen years ago. ia under arrest
i T" - A . ... ....
u issveopori tot attempting to Kill
Matt Timothv. a nilnnnlM nor anil
ex-member of 'the police department
u vii.r, last nignc
Dublin Jack was sentenced to life
imprisonment far the Rosen field
murder, but when he had served 14
years be was released. Ha viaittd
Timothy's saloon on Fourth and Iowa
streets last night and asked for a
drink. This h'e was refused, where-
pon he drew a knife and nlnnced it
twice into the abdomen of Timothy.
Pat Timothv. who attnrnnLAil to lo.
fend his brother, had bis left wrist
badly cnt by the knife which Cava
naugh was handling.
Cavanaugh left the saloon after he
had drawn the gore of the two Timo
thys, but was afterward caught hid
inir in the lumber yard bv tha nolicn
Matt Timothy it in a dangerous con
dition. Blver Klpiete.
The Lone Star. Verne Swain atd
D. Board man came down.
The W. J. Young. Jr.. came in
from the south on her regular trip.
The J. W. Van Sant, Irene D. and
Climax brought tows of eight strings
of logs ea.h.
The staire of water at the Rock Inl
and bridge was stationary at one
foDt at noon; the temperature 70.
Boats up were the Jo Long, City of
Winona, Lone Star, J. W. Van Sant.
Nettie Durant, Climax and hene D.
The river is falling at St. Paul.
Red Wing. North McGregor, Keokuk
and at St. Louis, but is stationary at
neeu s . Landing ana uubunue and
rising at La Crosse. The forecast is
tbat during the next 21 hours the
river will fall from one to two tenths
foot north of Lake Pepin, remain
about stationary from La Crosse to
North McGregor and fall slightly
from Dubuque to Kock I -land.
lhere was another close call on the
rapids vestcrday. The steamer Ab-
ner bile was bringing a raft over the
rapids and had reached a point but a
short distance above the Kock Island
bridge when tho broke a wrist pin.
xne rait came very near eoinir
Bgaint the falsework under the
bridge, but it was prevented by the
(iile's consort coming to her reacuo.
The raft was divided into two parts
and the consort had one of the di
visions and had just landed it on the
Kock island side of the river; bear.
ing the signal of distress it put back
and got there just in time to prevent
the raft from going thrcugh the false
wont under the bridge. The broken
parts of the Abncr Gilo are being re
Watch Tower Attract loo.
The most instructive and amusing
entertainment of the present day is
rroi. rioya s series oi illuminated
pictures to be at the Black Hawk
Watch Tower one week, commencing
ounuay evening, sept. t, at n p. tn.
Over 604 life like views never hefore
shown to the people of this locality.
consisting of war scenes of
1801-66, the famous Midway
Piaisance and streets of Cairo,
Chicago and New York street views
and prominent buildings illumi
natcd, Chicago fire scenes, life size
pictures of candidates for all politi
This is the celebrated scries latelv
exhibited in Paris and is the finest
collection in tho United Stales. Ad
mission only 10 cents; children un
der 10 years half price.
Are Yon Tired
All the time? This condition is a
sure indication that your blood is
not rich and nourishing as it ought
to be and it may be if you will take
a lew Domes oi the great blood l'uri
her, Hooil'd Sarsaparilla. Thous
ands write that Hood's Sarsaparilla
has cured them of that tired feeling
oy giving them rich, red blood.
Hood's Pills act easily and
promptly on the liver and bowels.
Cures sich headache.
The secretaries of all military and
civic organizations in Rook Islanc
county are requested to notify the
undersigned as poon as possible,
whether their organization will be
able to participate in the ceremonies
aiienaaut on the laying oi tne corner
Mono of the Western Hospital fur the
Insace at Watertown on the after.
noon of Sept. 5. II. L. Wheelax.
Sec. Com. on Arrangements, Kock
The Fact That IMietera
Frequently .advise change of air and
climate to those sulleiing from oa
tarrh is proof tbat catarrh is a local
and climatic dij-asc, and not a con
stitutional affection. Therefore, un
less you can afford to leave home and
business, yon can find the remedy in
Ely 'a Cream Balm. Applied directly
to the seat of the lisease. it effects
instant relief and a satisfactory cure
after thort continuance. No mer
cury nor injurious drug is contained
in the Balm. 50 cents. All drag
guts. Rheeaantataa Oared la a Day.
"Mystic Cure" for rheumatism
and neuralgia cures in 1 to 3 days.
Its anion upon the system is re
markable and mysterious. It re
move at once the cause, and the
disease immediately disappears. The
first dose greatly relieves, 75 cents.
Sold by Otto Grotjan. druggist. Rock
Island, and Gust Schlegel Son, 230
West Second street, Davenport.
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115-117 WEST SECOND
The long looked-for moment hat arrived. Tbe vicinity
is all expectancy ia eagerly reaching out to the ctore
tbat brings the glad new era in cash merchandising.
TO-NIGHT, FROM 7 TO 9:30 . .
Tb doora will awing open and reveal to tho gaze of the
greit multitule the store that will ever afterward be
known as TBI-C1TIES' GUEATKST CLOTHING HOUSF.
THE OPENING ;
This evening is for inspection only. No goods will be
sold to anyone. (The first great sale begins tomorrow,
Re Knew How to Train Elephant bat
lluy Waa Tne Morh For Ulm.
"How long lias it taken you to train
tlWMK vh'phauts?" asked tho rcptirtcr.
"I've had Vm thn,eo years,-" replied
the keeper. "Been training 'em steady
all that time."
"l)o yoa liuve to bo severe with
"Always. If everyou let an elephant
B'-t tho upper hand of you just once,
you're, n goner. If you try to boss him
and lio finds you're afraid of him. he'll
watch his chance and kill yon. An ile
pliant ain't ruled ly love. "
"But you reward him when he has
learned his lesson all right, don't youT"
"fill -... U 1.. IB t.
jtn. nu kiiunn u IIW goes
through his performancn without a
bieak hu'U get a tidbit of aomo kind,
and if lie doesn't he'll get tho pitch
fork. And pnmetimes we have to give
him the pitchfork anyhow."
"Doesn't it require a great deal of
patiencj to train an elephant?"
"New you're talking, young man. It
takes more patience than anything else
in this world. An elephant is a mighty
miiirt animal, but he's tricky., When
you think you've got him all right, he'll
t.iko a wrong Rhoor, and you have to do
it all ove r again. Patience? You don't
l:now what tho word means unless
you've trained an elephant"
"la this your boy hero?"
"Are you going to make an elephant
trainer of him?"
"I used to think I would, but I've
given it r.p. "
"What's the matter with him?"
"Well, he's too hard to manage. I
haven't the patience, I guess." Chi
Fanelm of Gnli
The vegetation of tho Guianaa ia a
devouring mass of green, which steadily
encroaches, and is kept down only by
the ceaseless warfare of one plant upon
another. A tree springs up and finds its
way to tho top liy its energy. It N uo
sooiht etitabli.-dic d than aitarasite begins
to climb its trunk and lace itoelf around
the tree, until finally the grip of the
parahitc kills the tree, and both fall to
ruin and decay, leaving a spare, which
is immediately wrcupied ly new forms.
To penetrate such a jungle is imposM
Me without the use of a machete and
as. To keep a path or n requires con
stant rutting. If you rhoot a bird or an
animal, it falls rx rhaps not mora than
3W feet away, but it way require a half
hour or an hour to reach it, and unless
you can shoot from a canoe and ran
orr p the. bird into the water an a ruin
you caunot find your game af U-r it is
killed. Words cannot describe the
beauty of tlii.s mass t.f grrxn, vigorous
vegetation, uor can one comprehend the
difficuliy of conquering such a wilder
ness uiiIcfs ono has actually grappled
wi'.h it W. Xeplicw King in Century.
The Crab Caught On.
M. ratcnotre. the French emhaiwa
dor, went crabbing vrth a rarty one
day at Cape May. Ht- nrmn caught a
crab. and. not being familiar with tbe
character of the creature, be grasped it
with bis left baDd. Then tl crab
promptly caught him, and th? embassa
d'T was evidently both pained and sur
p; ised. Ho inrtinctiv !y grasped it with
his right hand, and tt:: crab, not to be
outdone, seized his ri:ht hand. At this
point the captain of the yacht came to
the rifene of M. I'atenofre, who re
marked: "Ze tenacity off j creature is
very much Americaiue. ' ' New York
A man's time, when well husbanded,
is like a cultivated tk Id, of which a few
teres prodm more of what is useful to
life iban extensive provinces, ven
the richest noil, when overrun with
weed! aud brbteacnma
Uoslc bj Prof. Otto's Bard.
A SUBSTITUTE FOR AMPUTATION.
the Antlwplle MMIinl Whlrh rr. twins
Afltroratra and .?4-.it.
A rtrw and pimple mode of tri-sitrictit
hiiKliocn iutrmliKcd in V'nuee t y 1ih H,
it is claimed, a large prorti n f in
juntl limb now rraally mnj utat"d ran
le saved. Th" met'il, wM h i duo to
Dr. Ucclus, was recently deseril.l Ik
fore the J"r nch congress f iqtrgeiy and
is thus explain..!:
"Whatever the extent or nivitytf
the lesions, he (Ir. Jtflu) le v. r, un
der any rircuuiKtunccM, amputate- tlm
injured limb, lu,t lu n ly v r.ipf it in
antiseptic miIjkIuik-cs by a veritable -m.
baliuing i-roeews, h-avieg nature to or p
arate the dead from I he living tiiii.
This ir.ctrcd of treatment im". the.
double ndvui:t:ii- f 1m ing much m fa
tal than FUJical rxa-resis arid of pre
serving f r die I; f il e patient, if not
the entire limit, at any rate a lunch
Ir.rger part than would l left after nw
putiitioa. He advocates Ibis ery con
servative treatment i n account f the
eseell. nt efie ts of hot wat r, v. hich be
ns free ly. After tho hkin lias U n
shaved and cleaned from all fatty sub
taini h I y ther. etc., in the usual way,
a Jet f hot water C,iJ to .'-' i. j;rTtt '.
(140 to 141 degrees), but not higher, in
made to irrigate t'.ll llm injured surf aer s
and to p"iM trnte into all the liollowH
and under all the detit. In-d parts t.f tb
wound, without csncptic.n. This is tlm
only way of removitig all riots and ti
wnli away nil fcrcign a, togothir
With the micro-organisms they may ron
taiiL Tho advantage of lie.t wate r at
this high tempe rat ore are tlin f, 1.1-1 1 )
hot water at this tempe rat n re is anti
septic; heat greutly iiicr' a tl. pol-n-cy
of or.ti-xptic su!ta!.e-s; (i) it. in
hemostatic (that in, stanches the flow
of bleed); :)) it bi ijut to e .n.i UKat
feir the loss c.f lu at r salting from tho
bleeding, ami pe-ia!ly from the trau
matic f-liocic Afte r the ml alining
proce sH ami the ei.-ad tissue has lue u
neparat'd from the living the surge-on
has lieilhing tee do c;." pt te eiivi.bi Ib.i
bm:ee at a suitable - e-t. Ae-etireiitig to
Ile-clus, the I'dilHi '. ejliieel tro reuiurk
abhi" lioi-i.il. I.
fare of the Hratt.
While .io.--t tfil admit Ih'ro in
nerthing l-e ie.-r feir IIh: M-alpfhan a tlwrr
ongh brushing f the hair ineirnin and
oiglit, maiiy will ie4 iH-rsiut in this uud
an're intaiiily taking what will make,
the luir :ie in win n it ia fast onu.tig
out. Many of the. Iwt liairdre-w r nmi
barlre-rs are recotnme-neijng rubbing purj
gn aso in ve ry theiroogbly t ve ry night
or every other mgbt la ivvr j m
tnfs this has i.rored ve-ry ffe tual.
tmd a i-e-w growth rf lKt and strong
hair all over the head has Uen tlic re
sult Many children and seune of an olde r
growth are aererely tnnibled with d.in
druft iu the scalp, v bie li always make-a
thej be ad and hair le.k Oirtr. This ran
be re-meevel by rubbing pure go-am in
every other night ami in the meriiiiig
follewing wash thoroughly wilh anaii.
New York IrlgT.
Deabtfal Ahmt That Tfl-lt.
An eminent preacher gave as his t-xt,
"As a man think-th. ao is he. After
th seraon lay brother said to the
"Yf.ur aernion was a scholarly frnrt.
but I cannot agree with yon iu yemr
"I am ve-ry rorry." rej.lie-d the
preacher. "I K.-lva B gre-at ei-al f
IlKiught and study to that Kennon. Te
What part of it do you tako err-.tinn?"
"Will," said tho lay brother, "ye,u
aay that as a man thinkcrh, au is he. "
"Yes." replied the minister.
"Well, I have a nephew who thinks
be knows it all, when the truth U be is
a confounded idiot " Shoe and Leath