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THE AEGTJS,' SATTJRDATNOVEMBER 1G,- 1901.
EXCLUSIVE AGENT OF
Honey Dew .
. . . . BrSllidS
Of canned fruit ami vegeta
bles. They are the linest
goods paeki-d, and taste as
though they had jii:t come
out of the garden.
Canoed Wax linans
Canned I.liua Heuns.
Canned Utrinslest Bean
Canned Fjttt a Sifted Feas.
canned Red-Pitted Cherriea.
Canneo Ked Kauitherrle.s.
Canned -edr-iie Apple.
Canned Gritted Fire Apnle.
Canned Lemon Cl ng Peaches
AC EXT FOR CALAXY FLOUR.
Phone 1321. 820 Twentieth St.
Soft or Stiff.
No matter what kind of a
li.it yon irefer. we have them
in any popular style, and we
kmiH' you'll find them grace
ful and fashionable.
Our s::.o) and $3.."0 Hats are
ones of quality. They will
Ik. lil sliaK- and color, and will
le a credit to you to the last
Call and see them at
1714 Second Avenue.
We always make it a' point to
have some special features in
the way of CAXDY. Right
now we have our delicious
HOME MADE CARAMELS,
made as only this house can
make them, strictly pure,
from the richest of cream,
not a substitute of carmel,
butter and glucose, and the
prices are reasonable.
In addition to our leading
brands of Chocolates and Bon
Eons, we have just received a
fresh line of the celebrated
Come and try a box and con
vince yourself that their
' equal cannot be gotten else
where. Remember your PARTY or
WEDDING will always, be a
success by ordering some of
Our Individual Moulds frozen
dainties, wedding and fancy
Frank J. Math.
The Old Reliable Party Supply Ilouse,
1716 and 1718 Second avenue.
JOHN VOLK 6; CO.,
Also Manufacturers of
Sash, Doors, Blinds and Mouldings;
Yeneered and Hard Wood Floor
ing of AH Kinds.
Single and Double Strength Window
Class. Polished Plate, Beveled
Plate and Art Glass.
311-309 EIGHTEENTH STREET,
Y-A. Quarters for Rock Is
land Railroad Men to be
Opened Dec. 5. -
FIRST BUILT IN THE NOBTHWEST
Officials to 1m Present at KirrriM
iencral News of the
The pretty anil commodious hiiild
ing shown in the uccompun ving cut
is located south of the tracks at the
east end of Hawthorn yard east o
tins city. Its erection has been
brought about through the efforts o
A. M. limner of this -ity. the stat'
secretary of the railroad department
f the . M. C. A., the Cork Islam
road ciinl ribut ing the entire cost o
erection and a liberal yearly stien.
towards its maintenance and the V
.i. 1. .. planning the t 1 1 : 1 1 1 11 sr nm
having charge of it after completed
This is the tirst railroad Y, M. ". A
building in the northwestern part of
the state, Ihere being none nearer
than l'eoria. It may be classed as a
pioneer institution of the kind an
stands to exemplify a new principle
in practical railroading. ExperieiuM
has proved to the satisfaction of
fjrea: railway corporations that they
ierKe an actual profit from money
judiciously spent in providing for the
comfort of their employes when off
duty ami that is what the new in
stitution at Hawthorn is for. It is a
hotel with the added conveniences
of free bath, library, gymnasium
etc.. and as an inducement to patron
ize it, the rates are put so low that
there is no pretense at making it
self-support it;;? and a liberal sum is
to be appropriated annually from the
For the Holidays
You want your Photographs
for Christmas. Have them
taken soon so they may l
done 011 tinio. Thanksgiving
will 1h ajrooilday for family
groups. Make jippolntmi-nts
in ad vane'. You'll like our
The Blakeslee Studio
122 Thin! Ave. Telephone 4",:;.'t.
Many ladies think that COIN's CAN
DIES are letter than anv others.
We serve Tea, Coffee and
Chocolate. Ladies' lun
cheons a specialty.
Coin's Palace of Sweets
1810 eeond Avenue. Phono lfS0 Bock bland
I Fourth acd Braoy. Phone bl Davenport
A GOOD INVESTMENT.
For Small or Iarfe Amount. SO t'pward.
Invented Without Any KfTort
On Your I'ttrt-
IMMEDIATE PROFITS; PAYABLE
No speculation or gamble, but from
legitimate business. Bankers, mer
chants, professional men, and all jcr-
sons interested in money making with
small capital are joining us. First
class references in any part of the
I'nited States. For particulars ad
dress E. J. Arnold & Co., Ninth and
I'ine street, St. Louis, Mo.
Come and see my immense
stock of goods and get my prices
ljefore buying elsewhere.
iXU Market Square, Rock Island.
Your clothes cleaned, pressed
and repaired and shoes shineit
for f 1 per month.
J. K. LEMME, Manager.
5927 Fifth Avenue. Phone 50SI -green
NEW Y. M. C.A.
W J - .7.. V "T- I I 1
T P. OiMMied !). o.
excherpier itf the ro:id to maintain
The building is on the street form
ing 1 he enslern boundary of the city
f Moline tin I faces the cast. It is
set in a if rove of natural forest trees
ind when the surrounding grounds
are somewhat improved the location
will le delightful. The exterior of
the buil ling is painted a dark red
wilh dark green 1riniininfs and the
interior is hushed with hard nine.
I'he painters expect to be done with
the interior during the latter part of
thf coming week and then il will he
readv for the installation of the
leetric light fixtures and the furni
ture. The iiliimluni' is for the most
art finished. The date of the fun.i-
il opening lias let n set lor Dee. .1.
it which time the officials of the
road will 1 present to add to the
importance of tne occasion.
KM-k ll:ntl KnttlltiKS.
Engine lL'ul is out of the Chicago
shops and will he sent to the west
lowi ilivisi.n to take a passenger
.Engineer W. Charville has C. IJay-
hurn's place 011 the t'.."il while the lat
ter is away.
l-'ireman Y. Noltie is on the Ml.
whih I'ierce is laving otT.
Fireman II. Wright, who recently
uhmitted to an oH'ration at St. An
thony's hospital, has reeotcrcd and
is hack on his run.
Engineer Silas Sprague's luachim-.
the -Ji". is out of the Chicago shops.
Engineer C. II. Hotchkiss ami Fire
man .1. II. .loluison are aosent I rum
Engineers Dan MoriarTty. C. II.
Davis and .1. Shcchun ami Fireman
Harry M-(iee hac returneil to work
after an absence.
Clarence Adams, formerly of the
. R. I. K- I. Treight otTice in Moline.
is taken a position in the office of
Commercial Agent Charles Steele, of
the same road, in Davenport.
Otto Trefx has resigned his posi
ion as tarilf clerk in the division of
Conductor Walter Chiypool is laid
up with a bruised arm.
Switchman A. 1. Ke fer is laying
The pay car made its welcome visit
1 this city last night.
Brakemau Harry Hudson is sick.
Switchnutn I.amphere is laving off
on account 01 illness in 111s lamny.
Savliur of Time,
i'he filling and track laying that
ad been in progress on ihe P.. R. f.
N. W. right of way along the river
front west of Fourteenth street since
the settlement of the company with
the property holders earlier in the
week reached a stage late yesterday
afternoon where the running of
trains over the company's line direct
from the bridge to the passenger
station could begin, lhis ettects a
iving of several minutes for the
Milwaukee trains and relieves the
rush over the portion of the Peoria
tracks that have, been 111 use by the
and the Milwaukee during the
Hndeiicy of the injunction proceed
ings. Two of the I).. R. T. & N. . en
gines, the .il anl .5, wntcn nave oeeu
piled up in the Davenport yards for
some time, have been repaired and
are again on xne ronu, wune me -
is in the Davenport and the 30 in the
Dubmpie shops undergoing repairs.
To the Publie.
Allow me to say a few words in
praise of Chamberlain's Cough Iiera
edy. I had a very severe cough and
cold and feared I would get pneu
monia, but after taking the second
dose of this medicine 1 lelt uexter.
three bottles of it cured my cold and
the pains in my chest disappeared
entirely. I am most respeciiuuy
vours for health, Ralph S. Meyers, C4-
... ..- in
Thirtv-seventh street, vneiui&,
a. For sale by all druggists.
RhenmatUro Cowl In Dr.
Mystic Curefor Rheumatism and
Neuralgia radically cures in 1 to 3
oays. Jts acnon upon iuc .oiii
remarkable ana mj'sienous. u, re
moves at once the cause and the dis-
4- . .1: Tl.
ease immeuiaieiy uisuppi-Mi i. i
first dose greatly benefits. 5c and
$1. Sold by Otto tirotjan, isui rv'e
ond avenue, Rock Island; Gustave
Schlegel & Son, 220 West Second
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DSV1LTHY DONE Y TH0G3.
t'aruK-r und 111 Wife Have u Scuuct; with
Nome lt:iMlit Ituxonkn.
Chi. ago, Nov. l;. Two n:a.-i;ed meu
lrtssed as Indians entered the house
f Michael Johnson, a farmer living
six mil's from I Iauiiuoi.-fl, J in., and
:if;er heating hiiu almost into ineasi
Iblty with revilvers, thrust a lighted
aiidle against M face to torture hiiu
Into revealing the hldding ila-;- of his
money. The escajie from the house of
a servant girl. Who had lieeii insocun'
ly hound, alarnxsl the robbers ami they
tied into the swamps along the Little
Calumet river. They sccitrix? MJi
Thursday night the country Tor nitia
around the .loimson farm house w.-u
trt'lng s-oured by angry fanners., who
were seeding the rohlwrs. All these
vlgilants were annetl with rifles or
shotguns ami summary punishment
would have been meted out to the fugi
tives had they been caught. Johnson's
wounds were pronounced severe by a
physician called from the village' of
Highland, which his aged wife suffered
a serious nervoir; shock fi:om the rough
treatment she received.
WILL UTILIZE THE B2IDGE.
loll:ir One at Niou
ily llaH i
Moti.x ccity. la.. Nov. 1i. .lohn C
CtHiinbs." of Boston, who tw month
ago 'by forming a combination in the
t reoirs t ommutation company, se
cured control of the nii'lioii dollar
bridge across t!ie Missouri at this
point i:nd who said he had a distin
guished assix-late to make new railroad
connections to utilize the brdge, an
nounced Thursday that, his associate
was John V. Hates. oC the I'nited
States Swi'l Corfioratlon.
The latter. Coombs Siiid. gave hiiil
.5..; Ms hi r,ir "his project. This explains
the mysterious four days' visit at the
bridge last week of C. S. Dearborn, of
Chicago, engineer for that corporation.
It N thought by some that Coombs pro
P. os to build the surveyed Omaha
Northern In Nebraska.
I nuUe Keediiur MkrThfin.
Some people thought he was
funny old man when he spoke
camp meeting on the subject
"Lord Cive I's Sense."
tirst reipiisities for livin
One of the
upright, honest and religious life is
foot I of the kind that can be easily
digested and that furnishes the re
building material for good healthy
brain an. I nerve 'centers.
It is absolutely out of the question
for a person to be peaceful, capable
and right minded when the brain is
underfed, and the nerves wrecked
from lack of rebuilding elements they
have a right to expect from good
A person fed on meat, bacon, ham.
fried cakes, hot biscuit, sticky and
poorly cooked starchy oat meal and
wheat, may possibly have strong di
gestion enough to handle these things
and be a happy, healthy individual;
but W) people in 100 have not. and the
result is irritable, poorly nourished,
nervous bodies, foul" breath, and a
general condition that prevents one
from being happy and contented. It
is practically impossible for such
persons to be good Christians.
The religion of common sense and
good food is the first religion that a
man or woman should cultivate, for
that- condition makes possible
thoughts of n higher nature and a
bet ter grade.
There is a world of wisdom In the
saying of Ruskin, 'Ve may be sure
we are not serving the Lord if we are
not happy ourselves." All should try
to build up a steady set of nerves and
get rid of dyspepsia, constipation,
fluttering heart, weak nervous con
ditions, and a train of terrors that
come from bad digestion and poor
fofid. They should quit coffee abso
lutely. Take for breakfast a little
cooked or raw fruit, a saucer of
(rape-Nuts'; Food and a cup of Pos-
t urn Coffee. No meat or grease. You
will have a clean, healthy stomach
for dinner and at that meal have
some meat and vegetables tnat you
can digest. .Let your supper be the
same as your breakfast.
You probably don't need medicine
but you need the kind of food that
contains elements that rebuild the
soft gray matter in the brain and
nerve centers throughout the body.
It is '"up to you," reader, to put
yourself right and make of yourself
a happy, cheerful individual, capable
and snowing forth the charm of life
rather than its terrors and distresses.
SYSTEM IS BEST
Aid. Anderson, Chairman of Wat
erworks Committee, so Pro
WOBX DURING TYPHOID EPIDEMIC
l'lant on the Bluff Now Operating
Perfectly Must Enlarge
ihe repairs to the intake pije have
now progressed far enough so that it
may be safely assumed that there
will be no possibility of slough water
and consentient I v sewage irettimr in
to the city mains when the big pump
is again put in commission and the
supply f water now in the basins
has been displaced by that brought
through the repaired pipe. Two kea
sons have been passed during which
typhoid fever has had an unusual run
in Lock Island and- many have suf-
reil and a number have died as
consequence. J hat the city has been
enabled 1o escape a much worse
scourge from the same disease many
are convinced, and none more so
than the. present chairman of the
waterworks committee. Aid. A. (J.
nderson. That gentleman in con
versation with an Argus reporter ex
pressed himself freely on the sub-
I liter to thw Keni-iM.
"I am perfectly satisfied in my own
min i." he said, "that with Ihose leaks
in the intake pipe permitting con
taminated sewage from the uiier
ml of the, city, including the hos-
ital. and from Mobne, to be drawn
into the waterworks well and later
pumped out for use in the city, the
ravages of typhoid fever would have
been far worse than they were had
it not been for the purifying influ
ence of our reservoir and filter sys
tem. Particularly during the latter
part of Ihe summer just past and the
present fall would this have been
true. I am convinced. While there
is some typhoid in the city now we
are not more afflicted than other
places of the same size and general
"Although our system is not large
enough to properly filter all the wa
ter used at all times of the year, yet
in the spring and fall it has proven
sufficient to stay the course of the
disease and permit the general
health of the city to rise to the nor
mal level. Sewage has undoubtedly
found its way into the city's water
supply all through the year in the
same quantities, and the only reason
that can be ascribed for a cessation
of typhoid in the spring is the re
sumption of the filtration of the wa
ter after the ice has melted.
tent System Kxtant.
"So far as the present condition of
the plant on the bluff is concerned
it is now working perfectly and 1 be
lieve is effectively filtering all 1h
water now used. With regard to the
plan we nave adopted. I nelieve it is
the best extant and one that will give
the best results obtainable when it is
fully worked out. Of course we
must fin 1 some way to prevent ice
from forming on Ihe filter basins so
as to hinder their being cleaned dur
ing the winter and we must enlarge
our plant till it is ample for the
needs of the city before the original
plan will be worked out to a proer
completion, but the general results
with what we now have are very
To Kxplnrr AliiKkn.
Extensive explorations are about
to be undertaken lietween tne Arctic
Circle and the shores of the Arietic
Ocean in Alaska. The exploring party
will start from I'.ergman, nearly one
thousand miles from Sitka. Alaska
is about as little known as the inter
ior of Africa was a few years ago.
A specific remedy for the cure of
common ills was unknown until IIos
tetter's Stomach Bitters was first dis
covered. For fifty years it has cured
all stomach and bowel complaints.
and today is the most celebrated
medicine in the world. The Hitters
will cure indigestion, dyspepsia, con
stipation, biliousness, headache, liver
and kidney troubles, and malaria,
fever and ague. Take no substitute.
The genuine must have our Private
Die Stamp over the neck of the
Notice of Annual Stockholders' Meeting
Itock Island, 11L, Oct. 22, 1001.
The regular meeting of the stock
holders of the Peoples Power com
pany will be held at the office of the
company in Rock Island, Illinois, on
Friday, November 22, 1901, at 3:30
p. m., for the election of a board of
directors and such, other business as
may come before the meeting.
S. S. DAVIS. Secretary.
"Last winter an infant child of
mine had croup in a violent form."
says Elder John W. Rogers, a Christ
ian evangelist, of Filley, Mo. T gave
her a few aoses of Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy and in a short time
all danger was past and the child re
covered." This remedy not only
cures croup, but when given as soon
as the first symptoms appear, will
prevent the attack. It contains no
opium or other harmful substance
md may be given as confidently to ?
baby as to an adult. For sale by all
"Little colds" neglected thousands
of lives sacrificed every year. Dr.
Wood's Norway I'ine Syrup cures lit
tle colds cures big colds, too. down
to the very verge of consumption.
3,00 Welts for Ladies.
We are Showing a Line of Welt Shoes For $3.00
in Kid and Velours Calf
That are snappy and up-to-date in every respect. They
are made with extension soles, common sense and Cu
ban heels, patent and stock tips. Neat and dressy good
Utters and good wearers.
( i:TRL S1IOF. STORR
FIDELITY LOAN COMPANY.
Mitchell & ljyndc Block, Room US. Office hours 8. a. m. to
( p. 7ii., and Wednesday and Saturday Evenings. Tel. 1514.
K-X T.L'ii.A-!.--' ' X I
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1724 Second Avenue.
New Panitorium Club
Clothes cleaned anil pressed and. shoes shined for 1.00 a month.
Clothes called for and delivered .. All kinds of steam cleaning
and dying .lone .. LADIES1 WORK A SPECIALTY
Open week days from 8 a. m. to 8 p. ni.
Sundays from ti a. m. to 2:30 p. m.
COME IN AND GET A FIRST-CLASS SHINE FOR 5 CENTS.
ED. DUBINSKY, Prop.
Telephone Green 373. 1CC9
The Carving Season.
The days of cranliorry 'sauce have
come, ltie turKey, too, is nere. jno
veniber formally introduces the carv
ing season. Our cutlery, is of the
lest quality and most graceful pat
tern. You will enjoy your duties as host
if properly equipped. We can- do it
at the lowest' price.
Opposite Harper House.
1712 .SF.COVD A YE NCR.
Some people take chances on the way
they obtain their cash, others are
more cautious. You take no chances
in dealing with us. Wo can't afford
to do business any way but the right
way. You can't afford to do business
with any one who does it any other
way. We loan you money quickly,
without publicity or the removal "of
the property, on furniture, pianos,
horses, wagons, live stock, etc. Anv
amount from $10 upwards. We charge
yon a reasonable rate for the accom
modation and you know ls-fore taking
loan just how much it is going to cost
you. We would be pleased to give
you lignres and other information.
Sweldom . .
. . Yoke Coats
The New Clothiers. 1
$22.50 . 1
in the latest Rox Cut.
ler we have only the
Re mem -LATEST.
Seccnd Avenue, Of p. Srtr.ccr Srt are
Here's the heater that will double
your comfort and divide your coal
bills. The Jewel Heater is made in
several sizes, all constructed on the
same principle the principle that
gives prodigality of heat with parsi
mony of fuel.
Come and examine them.
1S21 Second Avenue