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THE ARGUS, TUESDAY,- JULY 26, 1898;
Published Daily and Weekly M ISM Second
Irenae, Rock Island. lit Entered at the
PoslotScs m Second-clam matter
IW THX KANE OF J. W. POTTER.
TERMS Dally. 10 cent per week. Weekly,
1100 per annum; In advance 11 .SO.
An communication of political or argumen
tative ebaracter, political or religious, must
bate real name attached for publication. Mo
neb article will be printed over fictitious sig
natures. Correspondence solicited from every town
ship in Rock Island county. '
miscellaneous expenses for war,
6.500,000; total actual expenses to
Jnlv 15. $125,000,000: total appropri
ation for war to date, $2'J 2. 000,000.
Ti F.r)Ar, Ji lv M, 1898.
Items of Interest Concerning
Those at the Tront.
Mrs. H. L. Kerr, of Thirty-eighth
street, has a letter from her husband.
ho is quartermaster sergeant of
onipany btli regiment. It was
ritteu on lioam the ( oluniliia, olT
intiago de Cuba, and Ix-ars date of
Julv 12. Among oilier things the
liter says: -'All the hoys are
an Mi hk to get on laml. I lie captain
of our ship savs lie don't think we will
have to remain in this coimtrv over
two months, and that Santiago will
taken before tomorrow night.
The United -States fleet here is
omiMised of ;50 vessels. We are
waiting for the rest of our regiment.
Inch is coming on the J ale anil I he
Hita. the latter Iteing one of
pauUh prizes. We can see the
I Santiago from our ship,
miles from shore. It is a
ght to see the tlasli light work.
have seen all kinds of tlsh. large
small. We have lieeu live davs
IN HOC SIGNO VINCES-
Fur .State Treasurer
M. F. IM'XLAI.
For Superintendent Iuhlic Ins ruction.
I'KKUY O. STIVKR. '
Kor Trustees State t'niversity.
IMt. J I'M A HOI.MKS SMITH.
NAl"OI.KON 11. MnltlUSO.V.
JACOll II. SKILKlt
For Representative In Congress, Tenth
FRANCIS E. ANHRKWS.
For Representative In the (ieneral Assembly,
ELMOKK V. HURST.
For County Judire w. c ALI.KN
For County Clerk JOHN NORTON
For Sheriff A. D. IIUKSINCJ
For Treasurer T K. LKF.S
For County Superintendent.. .O. 1. ADDITON
Catitai. piinishmeiit in Massaehu
slts will hereafter le lv the electric
Amit T lo.iKHi iM-ople without homes
nre nightlv sheltered in the common
lodging liMi-es of London.
-.. .... ....
IWAI hK me mleil Mates gives
without stint. Spain should not hesi
tate to av when she has enough.
AlJT. (il.X. J. X. ItKM'K has been
relieved from duiv as post command
er nt Camp Tanner hv t'ol. James K.
Kwshas been received at (Jiiiucv
that Key. John spencer Turin-
lormenv an r.piscopni recirr tiicie.
has Itccn received into I lie Koiuan
Catholic church at l'aris by the I'j
H E 1'1IIF.NT lloKAltr has been
heard from for the fust time since the
war opened. With Ins family and At
torney (iciieral (iriggs and family am
others lie is cruising in lli itisli water:
In the vicinity of Kingston. Out.
TllK best iliiug this country coul
do would lie to kick the Cuban iiint;
out of New York especially if there
is any prospect of an amalgamation
of forces between theSpanish and
t. U Dans on t ulian soil.
JK the great powers of Kurope
really do not desire the I'nited States
to make a stand in the Philippines
their best course will In-to cease their
bluster of what thev propose to do
tinder certain emergencies.
In ls;t Spain was raised to
rank of a first-class power. Now
will drop back to second and erhaps
to third place. She can felicitate her
self utMin the tact that if she had not
foolishly blow n up the Maine all
her present calamities w:uld not liav
hapiH'iieii her. I here was no over
mastering public sentiment in thi
country against her until after that
lllosK claiming to Is- mi a position
to know attniiiiic much signihcanc
'to the .ipiMiiutment of (iilbert John
Elliott, earl of Minto. as governor
general o Canada, succeeding th
earl of Aberdeen. The earl of Minto
is said to lie a man exceedingly dein
ocratic in his ideas and ways, and
Jrcat fondness and friendship for the
f the Lulled State-
Cost of the War to Ihtlr.
The following is an approximate
statement ot the war eienses
Julv 15. compiled by the deputy audi
tor for the navy department. John M
Ewing. from otlicial sources. Th
statement represents in round tigun
tne nctual ecnscs. and loes not in
eiuue contingent uislnr.cment or
money due on contracts not vmn
soldier and charter and purchase of
IPHipsllips. ll.IMI.IMH4; sulisistcllt'
t-i. . . . .
ciisnei jirmv --. u.ivs. .iihi.imhi; ex
penditure for relief of Cubans. $1
oOO.'sKi; nMit tints to navy strength
u.issi.ooo; aiiimiiiiition. 7.mni.mhi
- ordnance ami arms. .s.imni.imhi; ,-0ni
niissary supplies for iimliilijut'um
ITIUV, $lll.(SMI.ISH; lejits. clothill
and camp equipment, '.t.tHHMHN
eoal for warships. I.imhi.ihiO: horse
and mules. $.(nsmks: pavtor otlicer
and sol.licrs. I7.ihm.(mmi; j,av for fy,
rers and sailor. $;J.tK0,iSHj; Mrength
ening seacnast defenses. $.s..oOO.(wmi
laying harlsir mines. H.insi.ishi;
increased clerks ami
f 1,IH.UH; nure.ise.1 secret servie
ami caring for Spauisb prisoner
Anrt IHUl- mmtinWI.in f.s linKinl
Injj Santiago fortifications, $4,000,000$ J
SAILORS AND SOLDIERS.
BAD BACK MEDICINE.
water, three days out of sight of
The Moline Dispatch has Uen not i.
red of the following additional assign
ments of Naval Reserves bv its
orrespondent. John Slimline: Wal
ter J. tilynn, of Moline. and Robert K.
Lt-e. of Hampton, to the Castine;
Oscar 1). Strand. John Kkstrand and
Kmil Kreetnan, of Moline, Zachariali
Cook, of Hampton. C. A. Russell, of
I)avenMU-t. F. I.'. Kcncke. of IVru.
III., and W. Trior of Sheffield, to the
inciiinati: F. A. and II. A. Schrocder,
of Hampton. A. F. Zorenson, of Mo.
line, ami t harlcs triele antl Iouis
l'.oelinoft, of Davenport, to the mon
itor l uritan: J. . Smith and Roy
lainerson. of Rock Island, to the San
raneisco; Fred von Ach and Louis
McNabiicy. of Ilatnptoii, to the Ni-
Iieut. J. W. Washington. Company
it. "in regiment, nereis trom rpnng-
hehl to visit his family and attend a
meeting of the inemlier.s of the
Second Rapt'ist church, to be
Id tonight at the residence of
(leorgc Hiiltbard for the imrnose of
onsidcriiig the calling of a pastor to
the church, over which Mr. Washing
ton presided prior to his enlistment.
Lieut. Washington says he expects
his regiment will leave Springtield
next week, probably for Falls Church.
His family wilt remain in Rock Island.
Prof. Rover, of Keokuk, has taken
harge of the boys enlisted in the
.i'tn towa regiment hantl at l'aven-
porl. and w ho leave tonight for Jack
sonville, Fla. Mr. Hover expressed
himself as wt-ll plcaseil w ith the m
teri.tl in' his baud, and particularly the
lioek Island musicians, l ain uiv.el.
onsidcriiig his age. is one of the best
larim-t players in the business. Mr,
Johnson is also line, and Mr. Coulter.
us a brass plavi is hard to beat, he
having been connected with several
well known musical organizations
such as the Ohio Slate band. Thaver's
tith regiment band, of Canton. Ohio,
besides having traveled with soim
nrst-nass circuses ami theatrical com
panies for the past live years.
Lieut. I-rank t . Hunt has arrived
back in Moline from active service
aboard the Fern off the coast of Cuki
ind at Key West. Lieut. Porter, who
returned last Wednesday, was his fel
low officer aboard the same vessel
Kiciu. mint is slill in the navy anil is
ignorant of the cause of bcingordered
Mayor Raker, of Davenport, has a
letter trom Col. I. S. strong, at
Camp .Vigor, slating that the bodv of
Private Kdward Dearth, who was
drowned in the Potomac river, had
been buried in the National cemetery
it Arlington. Va.. and that the num-
Itcr of his grave is 13.H54.
Morrow Kidneolds Core We Warrant It.
We say we waarant Kidneoids to
cure bad back. We mean all we say.
and we prove our claim by those who
use them in Rock Island.
If we give you the names of people
in Rock Island who have used our
cure, it proves conclusively that w$
tell the truth aliout it. If wereferrei
to a cure, and told you some one in
Mexico, Brazil. France, California or
Maine had used it with good results,
we would expect you to say, if peo
ple get cured there, why not in Rock
Island? So to save time and pain we
refer vou to people at home, or per
haps to people in nearby cities. Your
pecial attention is uow askeil to
Lena Smith. 1213 Thirty-lifth street.
She is a seamstress. We now ask vou
to listen to a common-sense talk for
nan a minute liclore telling her ex-
K'rienee with Kidncoids. Human be
ings were never made to be machines.
et stationary in our place. Neith-
sianning. sitting, walking or
lying down for iong periods
at a lime. We were omit to do them
all and change position frequently
As seamstress one is required to sit
r hours ami hours at a time without
hange. In this position the kidneys
lo not have the opportunity to dis
charge its laliors. or d ispose of the
fluid that passes through it. The
poisonous acids return into the sys
tem or disease these organs. Desk
workers tind the same trouble. Miss
Smith savs: '-Sitting so long seems to
render the organs heiplessi I would
have such severe pain in my back that
I could scarcely stoop over, and I
never could without severe pain.
nsed plasters on mv back, but thev
never d'nl ine any good. I then em
loved a doctor with the same result.
have used two lxixes of Kidncoids
that I got at M. T. Iiahnen's dm
tore, which gave me relief within
A Clever Trick.
It certainly looks like it. but there
is really no trick about it. Anybody
in try it who has lame back am
weak kiiiucvs, malaria or nervous
troubles. We mean he can cure him
self right away bv taking Llectric
Hitters. This medicine tones up the
whole system, acts as a stimulant to
the liver and kidneys, is a blood purl
tier and nerve tonic. It cures const i
pat ion. headache, fainting spells
iccpiessness ami melancholy, it is
purely vegetable, a mild laxative, am
restores the system to its natural
vigor. Trv F.lectric Hitters and lxi
convinced that thev are a miracli
worker. Kverv bottle guarantee!
Only .5o cents a Lottie at Hartz & CI
etuever's drug store.
Tiles! riles! Files!
Dr. Williams' Indian Pile Ointment
will cure blind, bleeding and itching
piles when all other ointments have
failed. It absorbs the tumors, allay
the itching at once, acts as a poultice,
gives instant relief. Dr. Williams
Indian Pile Ointment is prepared only
for piles and itching ot the private
parts, and nothing else. Every box
is warranted. foia ty druggists or
sent bv mail on receipt of price, 50
cents and $1 per box.
W ILLIAMS SIANTrACTCKIXO CO..
Proprietors, Cleveland Ohio,
Sold by M. F. Bahnscn, Druggist.
Itraaty la Blood Deep.
. Clean blood means a clean skin. X
beauty without it. Cascarets. Candy Cathar
w davs after I began them. Today
I hate a back that is free from pain as
H should be. and 1 can say I feel
tired. A trial of Morrows'" Kidne
olds is convincing.
I'ruggisis sell thein at M cents, or
mailed by John Morrow & Co., chem
ists. Springtield. Ohio.
I'ublhatiou Notice CliHiircry.
-Cuskriu & McCaskrin. Attorneys uad Coun
State of Illinois, i
Rock Island county f
In the circuit court of the said counlv and
Mate, to the September term thereof, A. D.
Knitns I!.ier vs. Charles l'.aker. in chan
Aflidavit of non-rcsiiience of Charles Baker.
the above named defeudant. bavin-' been duiv
emnVd and sworn to and llied in tte clerk s
oniee ot the said county and state, showinir
that the residence of the above named de
fendant is unknown, and that due and diliveut
inipury has been wane to aseertain the satre.
tiee is therefore herebv iriven to the sad
defendant that the said e-im lainani 'iled her
bill (if eoninl-.unt in s.ii cmrl on the ehaneerv
siiip. thereof on the Dth aav o! Julv, A. 1.
I mis. stud i hat thereuiMin a summons was is
sued out of said eour.. wherein said suit isnow
IH'lidinv. returnable rn the third .Mondav ol
September next as in bv law reinured
Now unless von. Charles I taker, the de
fend. lit above milled, shall personally
and amiear before said circuit court of
Hoek island comity, ou the first dav
of the next term thereof, to be holden at hoek
IslanU, in Ko,-k Island count v. and the si ,te
of l!l,i ois on the tirst d;iv of the to-xt Scn-
temberierni on the third Mondavof themonth
f September next and then and there to plead
answer or demur to the said complainant s
ill of coxpiaint. the same together with the
matters and things therein chawed and slated
will be taken as confessed, and a decree en
tered air.iuist you accordm;,' lo the prayer of
tne saia bin.
Koek Island, Illinois. July il. 1WR.
McCaskhin & Mi Cask R in.
Complain. iut V Solicitors.
I B RKlDTi
Oun luiir Jiotnr f Hart it 1 neural.
Insurance and Loans,
Koom 4. Mitchell & Lvnde Building
ELY'S CREAM RALV Is post Ut rare.
Apply into the noetr,. it is quickly absorbed.
cents at Drncrirts or by msil ; sartpln 10r, by mail
ELY EHOIliEKa, se warren BL, Jew Xotk City.
tic clean your W.ood and kevn it rlesn
BtirrinR up the Uiy liver and driving all ini
iiunties irom the twdv. l!.cin tonlay to,
is lumpier, oous, Molcl.es. blackheads, fmm
and that sickly bilious complexion bv taking 1 1 '
lasiarets. Iieattty tor ten c-ents. All drug 1 1
SUtl. SblliUtff'f loll cnl-.rf,ritdA.l 1 , . . O" . r.
for Jn nrn rkx
Thin ressed v helar iai
Jete4 directly the
eat of thoMi 4tiase
r th Gmif-W rinmry
ekaaae of diet. Cmre
naranteea la 1 I
days. Kaaall plain pack
acre, by Bail.
Mia uy fty
A J. Hies Fourth Avenue Drug Store
;enu Ks-k Lsland. Iii
Ban ti. If nd Ta HlH Ulnr; BaM
- w m mm irjv?3s
'HE TWO JACKS . . .
- 217-219 Perry Street,
Billy Woodruff, Manager.
Jackox & McPaktlanp. Trops.
Only First Class
Place of Amusement
In the City
A strictly high class Vaude
ville eiitertainiiient every
night in the week and Sun
day matinee at 2:30.
1 5 Cents
Doors open at 7:30, jerforiu
anee commences at 8:lo.
Don't forget Sunday matinee
or Particulars See Small Bills.
WE'RE BACK AGAIN
In the oM neighlorhood. Onr stock of ttvlish footwear has 1-cen niove.1 into the hand
some remodeled store room at 1702 Second avenue, next door to our old location in the
Bcnpston block. In moving tvo noted many lines of poods that vr will rush ut at
Wj? bargain figures. The goods comprise a variety of styles, and in titling yoursi If
out in footwear you cannot miss it now by calling. (live us a chance to make vour
feet feel comfortable and rleasc your pot kctlook as well.
Yours For Reliability.
WRIGHT & BKRBER
Leaders in Shoes.
THE MONSTER l J (m .. . iR I I " KVV GREAT BAR-
IjULYCLEARmGSALEj U (Uj jUj J UUu U UI ulill 0 CAIN
Summer goods slashed and cut. We must have room for our Fall stock, which is arriving now
daily. Millinery at half .prices; balance of summer goods sold regardless of cost or values. Don't
delay, as stock will move quick,
Skirts, Gowns, Drawers, Chemise, and Corset Covers.
Good quality muslin, long and wide
cut. LI non laco and embroidery trim
mine; tucked fronts; well worth 58c,
our under -mu3lin clean-up prioe '
Fine muslin gowns, extra full cut,
wide lace inserting and lace trim
mircy finish, bas appearance $1.25
gown. Our uader-muslin clean-up
Many liner grades
clean up sale.
included in tbe
Worthy of your inspection ir. our line of ladies'
chemise, in long and short btyies. For 75c you
can buy a fine cambric chemiso nnd rlfirt combi'..
ation, extra full skirt, 3 tucks, wido rufHo bottom,
yoke trimmed full with wide embroidery, cannot
be made better. Our cleaa-up price
Several other styles. 25c, 50c. 62c, 03c. $1.12, $1.50, and $2,12
Full siz3, very wide, and 6 in. ruffle
bcuom. 3 tucks, yoke band, good
quality muslin, exceptional rk
Elegsrct muslin ekirt, wide' lace or
embrciiiy trimming, 6-ln. cambric
ruffle battcm, 3 tuck3, yoke
band. Cleon-up price 5
We are showing largest and most complete line of fine lace and
embroidery finished skirts ever displayed in the tri -cities.
Included in our display of staple styles ccd
latest nove'.ties are some slightly mussed
corset covers. WHICH GO CHEAP. One of
our new leaders this week cambric corset
cover, V-neck, dainty embroidery trimmed,
pearl buttons. Clearicg-up price
v -- m j'
7 r..J ' I
soft finish, yoke
lin, 3 tucks,
Just one week of a grand
clean up. Pattern hats and
made hats to be cleaned out
at lees than cost or value. Correct .mid-summer millinery all the
season's most fashionable shades, in turquoise, oranne. tan. arov
and white, elaborately trimmed 'in flowers, chiilon, ribbon and
ornaments; shapes include shepherdess, short back sailors and
$5 Hats 1
O W $2.50 Hats 1
for p4r.uu for ULO
Sailors worth 50c each, sale price only I5c
S3ilors worth $1.50, $1.25, Shapes worth up to $1.25
$1.00, 11 go at one price 5 QO in at one prioe
And Great Half-Prlce Granite Ironware Sale.
Fint drinking cup, granite
iron, worth 12c, sale price
Straight hand dippers,
granite iron, worth 19c, at
Straight hand ladles, gran
ite iron, worth 19c, go at
0-inch pie plates, granite
iron, worth 10c, cale price
Square jelly pans, granite .
iron, worth 20c, sale price
Berlin sauce pots, granite
iron, worth 50c, go at ajS
10-qt. wotr paik, gran-
ito iron, woith "75c, go at
17qt. dish pan3, granite
iron, worth JTDc, go at
10-cjL dish pans, granite
iron, wcrtli C5c, go at
14-qt. garbage cans, gal
vanized iron, rale price
20-qt. garbarja can's, gal
vanized iron, sjIo price
while thty last for
9-inch pie plates,
tin, sale price only
l-qt, covered pails, gran-
ile iron, worth 25c, for V
1 lot of 4 and C-quart cofiee pots, as lon E3 thy last for
3-pint nickel ijlated teapots, as long as they last for 13c
4 pint nickel plated tea pots, as long as they last for 20c
D-pint nickel plated teapots, as long as thy last for 30c
White India linons, rem- 1
nantr. and mill ends O2
4-4 lonsdale cambric, short
lengths sell them quick . .
Checked and striped nain
sookgood assortment. . .
1 lot Scotch ginghams, 121
and 15c yd choice
A few canvas weaves in
fancy out cloth, 12 '.c
Big drive in dark ground figured
Swisses, 12.. c styles
wruia tney last choice
1000 yds. 18-in. bleached craph,
extra heavy, non-shrink- -53,,
able for thi 3 sale O4'
All go in our lot imported fancy
organdies, dimities and figured
Swisse3- 50c. 40c, 35c, -2c
choice I V w
Few fancy parasols left which
we will put out at half cost
many worth up to $5 will be
sold for $2.50. and- so on down
Our clean-up price
Ladies' cambric umbrella draw
ers, French yoke band, very
large ruffle bottom, generously
well made. Clean-up
n ClrS4f Another lot P. K ekirts.
ui vas orvii id -t
-they go for ,
Plaid Windsor silk tien,
assorted cok;., always 20c 'O
Indies' 25c silk leek ties, . n
choice only IUC
Many yards of embroideries and
laces which have been In win
dowsslightly mussed and
soiled all go in one lot,
choice, price discarded 5
Summer corsets, to close
LIcCall's paper patterns 10c and
15c; none higher. August num
bers now ready,
1 lot of prints odd3 and ends
to clean ap the department
cheaper than ever saw
them choice 3
0 cases cotton batton (now is
your time to prepare for l n
jack frost) per roll
We bareo.ilra few more left.-rblrh srin
be dL-roM-d of it re'iuced prices
Heath & Milligtn' celebrated
' nnly carry one quaUtr tbe t"t-,l
ialnu. and one a customer alars a
cuitciner In tUls drpartment. Tr ot,r
fioor ualnt. guarantred to irle wrtwl
satisfaction. Floor. tnMe and ootaldr
enauiil.caTTlace anl all kinds of ualnu
at bottom prices.
20 per cent reduction on all
natnrnock atirks a
'The latcst-lny hick and saw".!!.!;;'!; tc
Kbeet music for 1 bis sale ic
1-oaart White Mountala Ice cream
Fruit jars, plot sc. quart 6c. h'aif 'ua'j ec
YOUNG & McCOMBS
The Spot Cash Department Store
1723 to 1727 SEC0ND AVE.