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.THIS ABGTJS, TUESDAY. JAOTAKY 2, 1900
TflIP OVER NEW ROAD.
First Regular Train on the Dav
enport, J?ock Island
OinCIALS AKD HEWSPAPEB MO.
Party Obliged f Pat l for the Night at
Cllatoo, Ml-tug Coo sections, at Faltoa
Scleral Change 00 thai Mllwaoke, A.
C Bird Brinl Made Third Tlea Preal-
claat aad K. F. Kaalar Freight Att
The lirst regular train over the Dav.
enport. lioek Island & xtortbwestern
consisting of a locomotive, several
freight rars and an observation car,
made the run to Clieton yesterday.
taking along a party of the official of
the com jan j and tri-city newspaper
men, to . whom --invitations were
generously extended. It was the tTan
to return last evening either on the
Milwaukee or the Burlington, but ow
ing to an unexpected delay the train
did not reach Clinton until after the
departure fioru Fulton of both the
Milwaukee and Q passengers. The
members of the party, on arriving at
Clinton, bastled across tbe bridge.
hoping to be able to catch the Mil
waukee, but struck i-1! It on just in
time to see the train pulling out. Tbe
piesence of the Rock Islanders in Ful
ton bad tbe effect of frigbtenmg tbe
denizens there, as they recollected
historical incidents of a few years
back, when tbe Woodmen order had
its headonarters there, but were
calmed by the assurance that tbe in
vaders were fi iendl v and had not come
to carry any part of the town away
The partv put in the night at Clinton
where the railroad oflicials arranged
for an elaborate spread, and returned
Important changes in the manage
ment of tbe Cbicago, Milwaukee &
St. Paul railroad have been announced
A. C. Bird, present general trallic
manager, has been appointed tbird
vice president in charge of traffic af
fairs. J. a. Ililand, present general
freigbt agent, will succeed Mr. Bird
as general trnllic manager, with con
trol over both the freight and pas
senger departments. K. F. Keeley,
present assistant general freight
agent, is promoted to the position of
general freigbt agent.
A. C. Bird, the new third vice
president, entered . service with the
Milwaukee & St. Paul in 18$:i as gen
eral Height agent, frior to isi be
was the general freight agent of the
Wabash railroad. He has been in
railroad service since 1865, starting as
a truckman and station baggageman
at Tana, III.
Mr. Ililand came to the Milwaukee
& St Paul in 1837 as general agent
Previous to that be was general J agent
of tbe Minneapolis Millers association
at Minneapolis, arbitrator and referee
01 tbe Cbicago, it. Jouis and Missouri
Kiver Trallic association, general traf-
lie manager of tbe Minneapolis and bt
ljonlt, and assistant general traffic
manager of tbe Omaba road.
Mr. Keeley, who is an old Rock
Island boy has been in the freight
department of the Milwaukee & bt.
l'aul since 1891.
Tba Weather Wi May Hare.
Fdr and continued cold tonight and
Today's temperature. II.
J. U. Srbkisk. Observer.
Stoves at llynes'.
Golf goods at Spencer's,
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
For insurance, K. J. Burns.
For real estate, E. J. Burns.
Patee Crest bicycles at Spencer's.
List your property with Reidy Bros.
Phone lluesing for A. B. C. beer.
The public schools resumed today.
Don't fail to take in tbe policemen's
ball lbursday mgbt.
J. I- Smith, an old resident of Dav
enport, did Saturday night, aged 61
Trinity Improvement guild will
meet at the rectorv tomorrow after
noon at 2 o'clock.
Tbe Rock Island savings bank is
paying its regular semi-annual divi
dend of 21 per cent.
Fred E. Krell has loen appoitted
arent in Rock Island and Mulice for
tbe Red Star Yeast company.
In another part of today's Akoi s
appears a card for C. E. Hodgson,
which is of interest to the public.
Rock Island union made heavy win.
ter shoes in vici kid and calf at i.
i 50, f 3 and J3 itO. Opposite Harper
Judge Adams has set Thursday
morning cf this week as the time for
bearing of objections to the proceed
ings pertaining to the alley between
Twentv-third and ' Twentv-fonrtb
street and Fifth, and,Sixth avenues
Ilenry Krak. of Davenport, em
ploved in a glucose factory at Mar
sballlown. was killed Sunday, while
at work, by tbe bursting of a pipe-
Mrs. Matilda Wahlberer was found
dead in bed at her borne in Mnline to
day. It- is thought her death was
caused by rheumatism of the heart.
T. B. Stanley, optician and refract-
ng specialist, at oltmann a tbe so
and 4th of everv month. See him
for glasses this Wednesday and Tbnrs
Twentv-six of the retail grocers of
tbe city bave signed an agreement to
close their stores everv evening of
the week, except Saturday, leginning
The ity council met in regular
monthly session last night. As it was
a holiday, after the passage of tbe
pay roll ordinance, adjournment was
taken til ton 12b t.
One of the local U. S. mail wagons.
driven bv Willie Banman, was struck
by a street car in Davenport yester
dav. The only damage was a pair of
broken wagon sbaflf.
A featnr of the program at the roll
er skating rink yesterday was a
mile race for couple. Homer Wirt
and John Zimmer won. Their time
was 7 minutes and 3 seconds.
J. E. Lark in and A. F. Hill bave
been appointed bv Mavor McConochie
and 1 lie water works committee to re
rate the city water rents. In order
that all patrons may pay according to
tbe amount of tbeir consumption.
Monev loaned on personal property
sncb as bousenoid furniture, borses.
wagons, buggies, etc., witbout pub
licity or removal. JvAstman & Co
lizj becona avenue, umce open
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Sunday evening a Christmas tree in
tbe borne of Diedrich Mnenster, 91 1
Seventh avenue, caught fire, resulting
in a call for the department. Two
companies turned out. In the interim
the tree had been removed from the
house. Nominal damage.
teorge "l'oke ' Lambert is again
registered at the county jail. Sev
eral weeks ago, while working out a
sentence on the streets, be made a
successful break for liberty. He re
turned Sundav night. He was ar
rested by Oilieer Morrison.
C. Hansgen has been biding now
about two months in the rear of 221,
behind his brick store, but is now
fixed, the new street open and filled to
grade, ana wiMies bis old customers to
come rierht in on Twentieth ' street,
north of the brick store, ritrht in front
01 ni nour, teed and coal otlice.
Rev. T. W. Grafton is conducting a
series of gospel meetings at Memorial
Christian church this week. The
meetings are begun at 7:30 each ereiv
ing. Mr. Grafton will preach tonight
on "Jesus in His workshop. Miss
Marj Yeager will sing -If I Were a
The Masonic lodge of Port Bvron
will dedicate its new hall tomorrow
evening, and has arranged for a pas
senger coacn on tbe a:4d freight
Thursday morning, so that all wish
ing to attend from Rock Island can
return witbout waiting for the noon
The Rock Island-Volunteer Fire
men s association is to give a grand
ball at Armory hall Jan. 17. The or
ganization is one having for its object
the keeping alive of old memories
when Rock Islaxd was dependent
npon the volunteer tiremen, who
never failed the citv when their ser
vices were needed. 1
Tbe company which will present
'A Wise Woman, " the latest musical
firee at Harper's theatre in the
near future, has a reallv wonder
ful arrav of well known people enlist
ed in the ranks ef the organization.
The management does not believe in
the too common eystem of "one or two
giving the whole show," but has or
ganized what is undoubtedly one of
strongest farce comedy casts ever
Card of Thanh.
Mrs. Youngren and children wish to
thank all their friends for kindness to
ward them during their sail bereave
ment, especially 4o LV-aI lodge. No.
608. I. O. O. F., for prompt attention.
and to all who gave floral offerings.
Kotlee to Contractor.
Sealed bids for repairs to the water
works building will be received at the
citv clerk's otlice until 5 p. m., Jan.
2. 1900. Specifications on tile at the
citv clerk s otlice. II. C. S iiafker.
Phelp's "4-C" Conh. Cold and
Croup cure is guaranteed. It cures
chronic cases. It is out of tbe old
rut. For asthma and all other lung
troubles take "4-C." The Harper
X TV?II T-atea Patb.
Teacher Can any of tbe class ex
plain to me why tbe way of tbe trans
gressor U Lard?
Scholar 1 puess it's because It's
traveled so much. Ohio State Jour
The hours of work in tbe Calcutta
jcte mifts are from 4:S0 a. m. to 9 p. m..
or lCi boors per day. Saturdays In
cluded, and all repairs and cleaning of
mnckdMry fcave to tie done om Sob
J. A. Lambert, of Rachel. N. C.
writes: "I heartily endorse Foley's
Kidney Cure. It does what you claim
it will do. and there is nothing equal
Vi o o J5
Removal Shoe Sale.
Watch our adds in all the papers.' We are going
to sell 'Shoes Cheap.
About Feb. 1st we move to our new location, 1721
Second avenue, Crampton's stand, now being remodelled.
For good . things for
dinner will make our
store the place to please
yon. Look below.
Malaga Grapes. Catawba Grapes,
Delaware Cirapea, Grape Fruit.
Florid Oracices. Naal Oranges,
Mexican Oranges. Jonathan Apples
liel eHower Apples Bananas.
Dreased CMekena. Wild Ducjts.
iTewd Oueka, Quaik v .
Dreaaed Turkeys, buell Oysters.
Dressed Geese, Cams.
Bulk oysters. Canned Oysters.
CS0 Second Are.
SKATES, SKATES. SKATES
For Friday and Saturday, all
izes, boy's club skates 3QC
One lot of photograph matts 10c
kind, a piece '. 5C
Fancy glass dishes, 50c kind, as
serted colors, until all are sold
One lot of fancy night lamps.
with globes, assorted colors.. 20 C
319 and 321 Twentieth Street.
AFTER THE RUSH
Never, during our business career, have we met with
such a rush and jam of Holiday shoppers. Although re
enforced with extra help, the crowds were far greater
than our most sanguine expectations Now, that the
'RtiMi '6f Holiday Shopping is Over" we propose to con
tinue the busy hum with the force of
We have already entered the task of invoicing and find
a number of small lots in men's and boys' suits and overcoats-wherever
there is but one, two or three of a kind
a Greatly Reduced Price will create an eager demand on
the part of economical buyers. If. you are not supplied,
it will pay you to investigate bur selling of small lots.
Two Big Stores
Two Big Stores.
1729 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
!15 and 117 V. Second St., Davenport.
I to it, and I thank vou for the irood it
has done me." All druggists.
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