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THE ARGUS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBEK ilfi, 1899.
The Weather We May Bare. 6
Generally fair tonight and IVednes-
da;: warmer Wednesday.
Today's temperature 5i X
J. H. Shebiek, Observer. O
on the premises :it
Hynes sells stoves.
Teaches at Horton's.
Golf goods at Spencer's.
Buy a home of Keidy Bros.
New sorghum at Horton's.
For insurance, E. J. Burna.
For real estate, . J. Barns.
Patee Crest bicycles at Spencer's.
List your property with Keidy Bros.
D:tnce at Turner ball every Tuesday
Hull & Co. for best bargains in
New honey and Ralston pancake
Hour at ilorton s.
List your property with Hull & Co
if you want it sold at once.
Summers & Woodin for Peoria steel
ranges, ."322 Twentieth street.
A new and handsome line of fanev
vests at Stewart's, the hatter.
Colored shirts that are strictly up-to-date
at Stewart's, the hatter.
Dancing school at Heche's hall Sat
urday evening. Admission 2ii cents.
Call for Huesing's soda and mineral
water. They are the best on the mar
Peninsular hard coal stoves are
beauties. For sale by Summers &
Nic Breear has taken a position at
the ollic e of the Rock Island Lumber
If you want a lirst-class stove in
every respect buy at Summers &
We have a few good second-hand
hard coal stoves for sale. John T.
Visit the state fair this week. Low
rates and special fast train service via
It. I. & P. railway.
Fire early this
damaged a barn
I8U4 intra avenue.
Let us make your fall suit or over
coat. We guarantee a lit. Prices
I13..0O up. Stewart, the hatter.
Perfect litting underwear in all
grades to suit the wearer, union suits
that are made right, at Stewart's, the
A cement walk is being built from
the sheriff's ollice in the court house
west to the main entrance of the
We can show vou the largest assort
ment of new amt stylish hats in the
city at all prices, $1 up. Stewart,
Will II aire has returned from a suc
cessful hunting trip in the vicinity of
Annawan. Ho brought back .02 prai
Take a day off Thursday, the i'Sth.
visit the state capital and the great
Illinois state fair. $2 for rounil trip,
via 11. I. & P. railway.
Illinois state fair at Springfield all
this week. Round trip tickets at half
fare rate via K. I. & 1. railway, good
to return on or before Oct. 2.
On or before ,'t. 1 1 shall lie ready
to furnish stove length hard wood to
each and everybody at f 4 per cord. C.
F. (Jaetjer, 717 Seventeenth street.
Sunshine steel ranges are the best.
See the patent cover, the duplex grate
the Iwst put up range for the money
made. Sold only by John T. Noftsker.
Owing to the demand for books, the
L. K. West book auction will be con
tinued for one week longer. This will
be your last chance to obtain books at
your own price.
Tickets for "The Ragged Hen's
Nest" Friday evening are on sale at
II. I. Folsom's ami Hleuer Urns', jew
elry stores and Marshall & Fisher's and
Hengston's drug stores.
Money loaned on perspnal property
such as household furniture, horses,
wagons, buggies, etc., without pub
licity or removal. Kastman & Co ,
1712 Second avenue. Ollice open 9
a. in. to 9 p. in.
The great magnetic healer. Prof.
Jacob Reiser, cures all diseases. No
case hopeless. Reiser's method of
magnetic healing never fails. Con
sultation frea and strictly private.
412 Main street, lavenport.
The (iaskell Stock company played
tt another full house at Harper's
theatre last night, giving a highly
creditable presentation of the scenic
melodrama. "The World," in connec
tion with which some line scenery
special excursion to the Illinois
state fair Thursday, Sept. 28. A solid
fast through train, leaving Twentieth
street depot, via R. I. & P. railway,
at 7:00 a. m., arriving at Springlieid
at 11:50 a. , m. Returning, train
leaves Springlieid at 7:00 p. m. Fare
for round trip $2.
On account of laying of the corner
stone of the new jroverument buildinr
and fall festivities, Chicago, Oct. 4 to
11, the Burlington will have on sale
tickets to Chicago and return at a
rate of one and a third fare, selling
Oct. 2 to 10 inclusive, with limit for
returning to ana including Oct. 14.
The motion of the plaintiff for a
new trial in the case of Sam Lee. of
Davenport, vs. Charley Well, of Mo
line, to have been beard today in the
county court, was postponed. The
case has been tried three times, and on
each occasion the verdict was in
favor of the defendant. The litiga
tion is said to have grown out of a
sitting at "fantan," Lee claiming that
Weh owes him f60.
Excavating operations for the Bur
lmrton depot have not been mov
ing along very rapidly the past
lew davs. Division Agent 11. I)
Mack states the reason is that
the surveys were not completed
when the work was begun, and
that Contractor S. J. Collins was in
Chicago receiving linal instructions
preparatory to pushing things with a
Amos Burnside, of Blue Grass, is
not a fast driver himself, but he likes
to ride behind a fast team all the same.
With Peter Kuehl, bis tenant, he
drove to town today, 11 miles, in 40
minutes, and savs he does not care to
do so again. Mr. Burnside is 87 3-ears
old and holds the record for walking
from the citv to Blue Grass, which he
did two years ago, in two and one-half
hours bv his watch. Davenport Dem
Thelma, the Gypsy palmist, who
has bcenin the city a short time only,
is creating a great sensation lecause
of her remarkable gifts. She is able
to read life so correctly that the many
who consult her cannot help pronoun
cing her a phenomenon. Besides be
ing endowed with this remarkable
power, inherited by her race, only
she has made palmistry a life study
and today stands recognized as the
lead ingjal mist of the country. She
will be in the city another week at
637 Seventeenth street.
The ollicial hand book of the Re
tail Merchants' association of Illinois,
whose next annual convention will be
held in RockJIsland Feb. 13-15 next
has made its appearance. In addi
tion to much interesting matter per
taining to the association, its objects.
etc., there are cuts of the following
oflicers of the Rock Island Retail Mer-!
chants' association: President George
H. Kingsburv; Vice President George
A. McDonald: Secretary George
Schneider; I reasurer, V . J. Moeller;
Chairman of Committee on Progress
Louis Kohn; members of committee
on Progress, C. W. Horton, and F.
The packets Verne Swain and Wino
na were in and out.
The Isaac Staples brought down
eight strings of logs.
The J. W. Van Sant came down
with a tow of 12 strings of logs.
The C. W. Cowles and Bart E. Line
han each brought down 16 strings of
The stage of water at the Rock Isl
and bridge at 6 a. m. was 3.25 and
Telegraphing to Mam.
The kle.i that we may possibly he able some
lime to communicate with the planet. Mars, is
a perfectly sound one. Those who laugh at it
merely emphasize there lack of knowledge of
the march of progress. Years aj;o a man with
his family could not cow a stream a hundred
yattls wide. He could communicate with his
fellow men only sj far as his voice could
reach. Medical science knew no positive cure
for dysieisia. Hit we have proposed.
Steam crosses the ocean, electricity commu
nicates across the continent, and Hostetter's
Stomach Kilters has proved a boon to human
ity. It strikes at the root of almost all sick
ness the stomach, and cures Indigestion, con
stipation, biliousness and dyspepsia. A private
revenue st aflip should cover the neck of the
;ranI Fall Opening.
Wednesday and Thursday, Sept.
27th and 2Sth, we will show our col
lection of new fall pattern hats and
millinery goods. Exact reproduction
of the latest European and American
creations at about one-third of the
price. You will also lind a large and
leautiful assortment of ready to wear
walking hats and all at lowest prices.
J. 11. C. Pkteksen's Sons.
j in I
V Quality j
t ar Collarettes.
Being our own manufacturers ena
bles us to make prices entirely out of
reach of all com jetitors. We guaran
tee a saving of one-third at least, be
sides being lesponsible for every gar
ment sold. T. Richter & Sons, "furri
New York and Washington.
The C, R. I. & P. railway will
S2pt. 26 and 27 sell round trip tickets
to New York and Sept. 21) and 30 to
Washington at the rate of a fare and
one-third for round trip.
The Lancaster, formerly Hotel
Woodruff, Wabash avenue and Twen-
ty-tirst street, Chicago, has been
thoroughly remodeled and is strictly
up-to-date". Large comfortable rooms,
75 cents and up; European plan. Ex
cellent restaurant and bar in connec
tion. Moderate prices. Conveniect
to all south side street cars and ele
vated railroad lines. Ten minutes
ride to business center. Special rates
to parties remaining a week or more.
One of nature's remedies; cannot
harm the weakest constitution ; never
fails to cure summer complaints of
young or old. Dr. Fowler's Extract
of Wild Strawberry. For sale by Mar
shall & Fisher, druggists.
Kills them. Rheumatic pains.
lame back, diarrhoea, sprains, pleu
risy, sore throat, frost bites, with
Mull's Lightning Pain Killer. 25c all
The Largest Assort'
meat and Lowest Prices
In the City at
1615, 1617, Second Avenue.
A. J. SMITH & SON.
LARGEST LINE IN ALL GRADES.
We carry them in stock, hence save your money, by avoiding the cut
order departments, and buying in large quanities direct from the manu
facturers. See our line, compare our prices.
a: j. smith & soi
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For sale by Hess Bros.
That Is a Sale.
All this week we
place on sale a large
assortment of Jardi
niers at extremely low
prices. Be sure to
call and see them and
5 Per Cent Money
Properties released from banks and
building associations and loans granted
for a period of 3. 5 or 7 years, or if pref
erable loan can be redeemed by yearly
or ball yearly installments of principal
and interest. In me latter cae. inter
est to be computed and charged on
bttlAnee actually ovine at end of
each year. Money to help you buy a
borne, build a borne, pjy o3 a mortgage,
pay back interest, or taxes, lift liens,
top foreclosure or efTect necessary
improvements. Money to loan on
life insurance policies, legacies, inher
itances, undivided interests in estates,
real estate in probate, leaseholds and
annuities. Money to finance meritori
ous inventions, or to pi ce patent on
the English and American markets. If
requiring money on any cias of se
curity, write to or caU on
195 La Salle St.,
DON'T SIT AND POND
Where to Go for Your Fall Top Coat.
Go to the big busy M. & K. You will not see all the smart
est and most stylish things of the season in fall overcoats un
til you have gone through our stock. We have got the real
swell and tony things in box coats. They are garments that
lend tone, style and dignity to the wearer. Equal in every
respect to the best custom tailored garments at half their
English Whip Chords, Scotch and Irish Vicunas, English
Box and Covert Cloths, in All the Newest
Shades and Patterns.
HEAVY COVERT CLOTII TOP COATS CUT IN THE NEWEST FULL BACK llOX
STYLE. FULL FRENCH FACINGS WITH FANCY CHECKED AND PLAID
BACKS. STYLISH, WELL TAILORED GARMENTS, AT
FANCY SCOTCH AND ENGLISH HERRING BONE CHEVIOTS AND VICUNAS. THE
POPULAR FABRICS FOR SWELL DRESSERS IN THE NEW IRISH MIXTURES
MADE UP IN THE BEST POSSIBLE MANNER. PURE SILK SLEEVE
LINING AND VELVET COLLARS, AT
$5, $7.50, $8.50, $10.
$7.50, $8.50, $10, $13.50.
"UWANTA" TOP COAT FOR THE BOY.
We sell them and show a great variety, shades and styles.
The quality is right. The style is right, and the price is right,
or they would not be here.
Our guarantee goes with every overcoat we sell, and they
are bound to be right. If not come back and get your money.
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1729 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
115 and 117 VY. Second St Davenport.