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THE ARGUB, SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 12, 189a
For this weerx
FLY A SILVER FLAG
Big Demonstration in South
DEMOCRATS TUBS OUT EN MASSE.
30 pounds Grunulated Suar
Shields' Best Flour
8 bars Lenox Soap -S
bars Kirk's Soap -to
bars Standard Soap
13 bars Imperial Soap -1
'pound package Baking Soda
1 -pound package Cora Starch
1 -pound Dr. Price Baking Powder
Rye Meal, per sack, ...
Rye Flour, per sack, -'
Graham Flour, per sack - -Corn
Meal, per sack, -Clothes
Tins, per dozen,
Tin Tomato Cans, psr daen.
Jelly Glasses, per dozen,
Can Corn ....
Can Tomatoes, per can,
New Dried AprlcoiS. per pound,
Barrel Salt, ptr barrel, - "
1 -pound can Salmon, per can,
Small Sour Pickles, per gallon,
Buttermilk Soap, 3 bars in a box,
Package Coffee ...
A full line of 1S96 crop of Maple Syrup just arrived
- - 7tfc
- - 3tfc
fiom 7Jc up
from 3c up
from 5c up
SH 1 ELDS
1'lione 1217. 2000 Fifth Ave.
Now ready for inspee
tio. Also a full stock
of Fall nod Winter
(tloves. Far goods
made to order. All
kiwis o( far repairing
This is the Weather
TO MAKE YOU THINK OF
igeialois and Gasoline Stoves.
We are closing out at cost what are still on
hand, as we do not carry over goods from one
season to another. Avail jouraelf of our offer.
Remember they are only the very best goods
and absolutely warranted In every respect.
Alien. Mvers & Company
A Opposite Harper House.
1821 SECOXD ATE.
K losing Spaaeias by Able Orator Who
nHa tha PrlnelplM of tha Party
of tbo PcopU HhM Loader U William
J. Brj ma.
South Rock Island resounded with
democratic enthusiasm last night;
and today the stars and stripes bear
ing me names 01 Bryan ana bewail
are waiving in the breeze in the high
way between the residences of Philip
Dingeldine and Kd Jens.
It was a real old-fashioned ronsin?
democratic demonstration. The
Bryan and Altgeld clubs, of this city,
accompanied by Bleuer's brass baud
were in attendance. The Rock Isl
and delegation formed on Second
avenue in front of the Bryan club
headquarters where cars were taken to
Center station, where the match was
resumed to the scene of the demon
stration. Thomas Dougherty, presi
dent of the South Rick Island Bry an
club, was chairman of the meeting
Farmers from far and near came and
there were at least a thousand-votars
present. Charles Buford. of this
city, was the hrst speaker. He re
viewed briefly the history of the
democratic and republican parties
ana contrasting tneir accomplish
nients illustrated in a convincing
manner that the party which Wil
liam Jennings Bryan was leading in
me present campaign, was me one
that would bring prosperity and
happiness to the door of the common
people. Mr. Buford was enthu
siastically received. Lively seleO'
tions by the band interspersed the
Another KIdkIok Talk.
A ringing talk by William Mc
r.niry followed. He raid in part:
'Both parties agree that himetalli m
that is the free and unlimited coin
age of both gold and silver is the
proper thing for this government
the only real difference between the
money planks 01 these parties is.
bow and by what method we are to
remonetize silver and place it biek
where it was in 1873, side by side
with gold. The republican party in
sists that the only proper way in
hich to remonetize silver is to ob
tain the consent of the foreign na
tions; while the democratic party
maintains that the proper way to re-
monetize silver is to do it ourrelvep.
and pay no attention to the disposi
tion oi any otber nation on earth.
For the first time in the history of
American politics have we the spec
tacle of a political party going before
the American people and admitting
that certain legislation is for their
interests, but must not be had until
we have first obtained the consent of
It has always been the policy of
this government to enact such laws
as it saw lit, without any legard for
any other government on earth
Three million people drove the Eng
lish lion from this government over
one hundred years ago, and from
that time until the republican party
met in at. l.ouis no party ever con
sidered that it was necessary to per
mit the lion to return that we mitrht
enact laws for ourselves.
In 1873 one-half the redemption
money of this country was stricken
down by the demonetizing of silver.
ine reputmcan party at this sime
i-.s in power and "was responsible
fur the demonetization of silver.
"Our opponents delight to howl
and charge the democracy with be
ing in favor ul an uusouod dollar.
I here assert and challeoge contra
diction, that the democratic nartv
has always been for sound money.
and never in the many years it has
bad control if this nation, has it
placed upon the statute books a law
except fur sound currency.
"some oi onr opponents say werai
not remonetize silver and maintain
the parity of the metal at a ratio of
16 to 1. from the fact that the o-V-put
of silver has increased no
rapidly since 1873. It haincieisd
but in 1S73 silver was meas
ured in gold and today silver is
measured in gold, and if the output
of gold, that which silver is meas
ured in, has increased as rapidly as
the output of silver, the parity is
mainta;ned, that is the increa- e 1 out
put of that in which silver is meas
ured, namely, gold, is as great as
the increased output of silver; hence
the cause of the decline of silver
measured in gold is not due to the
increased ontput, but due to the de
cline in me uemana, wmch was
brought abont by the demonetization
of silver. The o'utout of siiver since
1886 has incrased 85 per cent, while
that of gold has been 90 per cent.
and since tnis is true, it the great
increase in the output of silver has
occasioned this decrrase, the great
output in gold should" also cause its
decrease. Bat we know bv experi
ence that the purchasing power of
gold instead of decreasing like silver
has it has increased, and will today
buy more of the necessaries of
life than it would ever before."
Mr. McEuiry was frequently inter
ruptea wun appiause. ltere were
also remarks by J. A. Wells, of Ues
ROOST ANOTHER HAS NEK.
Kepsbllaia logic Eialoda in tbo Sixth
Charles Searle will take a tumble
to himself after awhile, it is th
earnest hope of all who are aware of
nis capacity for tempting the elements
when discussing political-issues, tarn
over a saw . leaf and speak a be
thlaks. It is becoming a serious
matter when the weather man is
obliged to take a hand in political af
fairs. Bnt Searle has moved him to
tears twice already in the present
campaign by his statements. Up at
the sixth ward Sag raising last night
Charley had fairly finished his ser
mon before a 4mpness was notice
able in the atmosphere, which was
soon followed by a little rain.
George i Hubbell, or Davenport,
also had a hand in the oratorical
game. He was surprised at the out.
pouring of people, rrobabiy Mr.
Hubbell is not used to speaking in a
city, and another thing he should re
member, is that everybody turns oat
when there is a oircus in town. Mr.
Hubbell talked for several hours
abont "old glory" and McKinleyism
and united Coxeyisni and democacy
and made all kinds of statements,
tending to illustrate the alleged det
rimental results of free silver. Fin
ally the flag began to ascend the
pole. And just as Mr. Hubbell was
about to strike an attitude the ban!
struck up "And He Couldn't Split
the Wood." and the bunch of white
and yellow backs did the war dance.
A committee then waited on Mr.
Habbell, who was a little put out
about the way the crowd turned him
down, and asked him to cut the rest
short. And he did.
Trflosr to ru Dates.
The Rock Island republicans are
planning for a big meeting in the
way of a county demonstration some
time early in October, but the local
bosses are having f ome difficulty in
getting a distinguished speaker.
They have put in an application for
either Keed or Thurston, but in view
of the glowing reports made by Ike
Clements and others who have been
here and were astounded by the dis
play which is a notable exception to
the situation throughout the state,
the state cent al committee feels
that such big guns as it has should
go elsewhere, and there are plenty
of places to put them. The conse
quence is the local party will proba
bly have to put up with small fry.
The Lincoln club is planning a pil
grimage to Canton to see the man
who will not be president if .satisfac
tory arrangements can be made.
TREES WITH A HISTORY.
Court Yard Bul l Shorn of Its Ancient
Trees which have contributed to
the beauty and comfort of court
house square for the past generation
and whose limbs would withstand
the storms of many more years to all
appearances are one by one falling
victims to the merciless ax of th
hewer. History is interwoven with at
least three of the trees. The oldest
of the number is the one which has
stood so prominently at the north
east -corner of the square. It was
planted over sixty years ago by Na
poleon Buford, who" long since has
been called tc his final sleep. The
tree has stood there since, ech year
of its life being marked by increased
sheltering accommodations, its old
and knotty arms extending out on
all sides for several feet, and during
the summer season affording a means
of protection to the wayfarer without
an umbrella when the elements were
damp and also cutting off the pene
trating rays of Old Sol from who
ever sought shelter under its out.
stretched arms. All will regret to
see this stately Cottonwood felled,
and feel like appealing in the words
of the poet to the woodman to spare
it for the shelter of the pst.
In 1860 Lincoln and Douglas trees
were planted. Both were elms.
The later was felled today. The Lin
coln tree was planted by a delega
tion of old republicans as a memorial
to the nomination for president of
the immortal Abraham. The tree
stands a short distance from the
northeast corner of the court house.
There is a movement on foot to have
At Vow; A McComlM Tonight From ? to
To introduce to the trade we will
sell De Veaux Paris premier per
funes, crab apple, jockey club, lilly
of the valley, etc., go tonight for 10
cents an ounce, worth double.
Cuticle soap, 10 cents a cake, three
for 25 cents.
Buttermilk soap, three bars in
box. only 6 cents.
Table oilcloth, from 7 to 8, only 8
cents a yard.
Ten quarter blankets 39 cents.
Ten-quarter blankets, fawn attlor and
heavier, 48 cents.
Children's purses worth 5 cents,
sale price 2 cents.
Boys' cheviot waists worth 26
cents, sale price 10 cents.
Check ginghams only 3j cents to
night. ents' teck ties sold for 25 cents,
tonight 5 cents.
Ladies' silk handkerchiefs worth
25 to 50 cents, take your choice to
night for 15 cents.
The pleasant effect and perfect
safety with which ladies may nse
Syrup of 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.
To Cora a Cold In n.-
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tab-
uiugiBis reiund the money
if it fails to enre. 25 cents.
. - ,
log at you door at lOe a weak.
ONLY WAY TO WIN.
Progress of Paving in Rock
THE LEVEE A P0D9T DT QUESTION.
Taoao Most Opposed t tho Invest moat
OrlctnaUy Sow Among- the Staoaeatst
Advocate ' of PersnMaat Isnproea-
When savin? operations were first
discussea in Rock Island the project
uei, wun mucD opposition, especi
ally among those property holders
who were to be asset sed for the bulk of
the improvement, and had the mayor
then listened to the obstructionist
rather than yielded to the spirit of
pride in his office and in the city,
Kjck Island would not have a brick
in its streets today. There were
plenty of arguments about the ex
pense and a great wail went up about
Rock Island being unable to carry on
such vast improvements. But the
city was firm. The council was far
seeing and the paving went on. The
first installment was enough to con
vince the property holders who ob
jected that their opposition was ill
advised, and when they saw the sta
bility, the permanency and the at
tractiveness of the new streets, they
wanted more. They asked for it and
it has gone on steadily ever since.
Following in the wake of good streets
have sprung ap new homes; exten
sive additions have been laid out
and Rock Island has grown. Each
year o much more paving was done
until Mayor Knox came into office,
and not since he took the oath of
mayor has a single paving project
been considered or undertaken ex
cept the levee, and that in the face
of his personal and official hostility.
He threw cold water on the alley
paving and wa timid as to Twelfth
street, but both these improvements,
planned under the previous admin
istration, have been put through,
and these with the finishing up of
Seveath avnue and Elm street, be
gun under Mayor Medill, constitute
the development that has been made
in Rock Island under Mayor Knox.
Now as to tho Lovee.
Now the levee improvement has
come to the critical point. The
council has been working on it for a
years, without the friendly assist
ance and cooperation that should be
expected from the city's executive,
but witnessing rather a diffident dis
position on his part, if anything.
At Blast when opportunity afforded
he stabbed ic. ' Nevertheless it still
lives, and unthrottled it will sur
vive if the aldermen who have
nursed and fostered it until it
reached the very blossom and bloom
oi expectancy will sti 1 continue to
extend their protecting arms over it.
hat has been true of the original
paving undertaking in Rock Island
is not so of the levee. The profit
and wisdom of the past seems to give
encoursgement to the enterprise. In
tne urst paving in Kock island, and
in the great bulk of what has been
accomplished since, a corporation
has borne its share liberally and
cheerfully. It is possessed of no
disputed rights, and has indeed paid
dear for all it has received. At the
river front are corporations sustain
ing different relations to the city.
Will they hesitate to do their duty?
Tub Aruis thinks not. Let the
aldermen give them a chance and
the council may be surprised to see
how reasonably this improvement
can ba accomplished. And yet how
mucn oi vital interest depends u poti
Tomorrow evpninn at. H.prar'.
theatre will be presented Mark Mur-
u .. - . ,
l'uJ 8 great, musical conieuy,
"O'Dowd'i NeighbDrs." Th9 com-
nan V is IinHflr tho mano cro m on
I j waw u ta aAJVvaJ Ui
Murray & Murphy this year, and the
revival of the always popular play is
attended by specialties of unusual
mint and excellence, combining al
together in furnishing a most supe
To Cnra a Cold In Oae Ur
Take laxative Bromo Qnin;nc Tab
lets. All druggists refund the
money if it fails to care. 25 cents
Don9 1 Chase
Or follow around after imaginary
bargains. Pick out a store where
. you are satislied you can get fair
treatment, and give that store your
business. The chances are you
will get the most for your money
in the end. We try to mske
A Reliable One
Where you can depend on getting
good values for jour dollars.
Only good pore food products are
handled and we lay them out to
yon at the lowest possible prices.
GIVE US A TRIAL.
SIM ftftt At. Pkoma UN.
A. J. OE3ETH SOU
t.M-,.--r - i s)rL
Grates and Tiling.
We show about to patterns
All kinds of TILING. We invite your inspection
A. J. SMITH & SON.'
123 and 125 W. Third Street
Bring in the boys jnst as they are.
We'll send 'em back properly clothed.
Mo matter how much economy you
found in buying Boys' Clothing last
season, we're doing better now, for
it's our fixed policy to keep onr Boys'
Apparel of all kinds KIGHT IN THE
Won't take a back scat for any
body. So BRING 'EM IN and we'll
fit them out with the jieatest, strong
est and prettiest clothing you ever
looked at for the money. .
BARGAINS in odd lots
knee pant suits
I Our Boys' Clothinz is full of Stvle and value. A
big assortment to select from. F
1804 Second Avenue.
THREE OF A KIND
All happy because tliry have bcrn to Schnei
ders store and have hern fitted with the
only easy, comfortable and stylish shoex that
they have worn in many a day. Ilereh
What we are offering Your choiiof any of
the following Talent leather Shoes at
02.5O Per Pair.
Men's French Tat Calf Bid. Yale Tip.
" " Cloth Top.
" " Elucher. Pie. Toe.
" Button. "
" " BaL Berlin Tor.
' Congress, "
These are all hiirh-grade shoes which re
tailed at 55 to S 50. We muht make rnu,
therefore you can have a pair at Si SO.
j Coine quick before it is too late.
CENTRAL SHOE STORE, .... 171s SECOND AVENUE
Headquarters for Footwear at Lowest Prices.
QID IT EVER
OCCUR TO TOU THAT PERHAPS TOU HAVE NOT
ALWAYS MADE PROFITABLE PURCHASES BECAUSE
YOU HAD NOT SEEN WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER.
OUR STOCK IS COMPLETE AND OUR
PRICES .AJRIEj rio-ht.
WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELRY OF ALL KINDS AND
SKILLED WATCTI REPAIRING A SPECIALTY.