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THE ABGUS, THURSDAY, MABCII 26. 1903.
! F. P. KELLY
Special attention geyen
to out-of-town cus
- offices for lady specu
lators. Iowa 'Phone 840
Union Electric C36.
KER.LER BROS.. Old Reliable Cleaners
Of Carpets, Rugs, Mattresses and Feathers. Carpets taken up, Clean
sed, Renovated and Relayed. Unequalled for Promptness and Cleanness.
Both 'Phones Union 134; New 5134. No. 117 Seventeenth Street.
FLock Island, Illinois.
has great and rare bargains in Watches, Diamonds, Jewelry, Bicycles, and
all other kinds of goods. These goods have not been redeemed and will ba
sold at a great sacrifice. 320 Twentieth street. Thone brown 663.
THI TBAVELKR8' GUIDE.
CHICAGO. RoCK ISLAND
can be pure baaed at City
Ticket offloe.UMS Second t
nue, or C , R. I. & P. depot
Fifth avenue foot of Tblrty
Peoria branch depot, foot of
Twentieth street. Frank H. Plununer, O, P. A.
RoIAm Stii Limited....
t 0:20 am
Denver Limited & Omaha..
Ft. Worth, Denver & K. C.
Davenport & Chicago
t 7:00 pm
t 8:55 pm
t 0:85 am
t 3:00 am
t 9:25 pm
t 6:57 am
t 8:25 pm
t 8:20 pm
t 6:25 am
t 4:80 pm
t 5:20 am
t 6:40 am
uoioraao & umuii
t 1:85 pm
Denver, Lincoln St Omaha.
Dea Moines Express
St. PaulA Minneapolis....
Denver, Ft. Worth & K. O.
ir.u Pltv Rt Inn Jt Calif .
t 8:15 pm
tRoclf Island & Washington
ni(irn A. nMolns
t 2:15 pm
t 80 pm
Rook Island St Brooklyn Ao
xumana at kockuiwb..
El Paso & San Francisco
t Cedar Rapids, Tipton ...
BOCK ISLAND AND PEORIA DITISIOK.
Trains leave Twentieth street Btatlon. Main
Be trains start from main depot on Fifth
avenue 5 minutes In advance of time given.
I, SAVE. ABB1VB
8:10 am 9.40 pm
1:45 pn $5:55 ps
i-M am $4:55 pm
$3:30 pa $2:20 pm
$8: 45 am
Peoria, Sspnngneia, s. l.
spoils. Cincinnati. Bloom-
mgton, st. uoma
Peoria, Indianapolis, Cin
Cable & Sherrard Accom.
Caote Sherrard Accom.
Arrival. treparture JDaUy. except Sun-flay..-
Phone West 1083, West 1123. West 1423.
CHICAGO, BURLINGTON &
Quincv Depot Second
avenue and Twentieth street.
M. i. YOUNG, Agent.
FRANK A. HART.
LEA VS. ARBIVS.
6:35 an 6:35 am
t:05an- t8:35 am
a 725 pm 7:10 pm
7:25 pm t7:10 pm
B7:40 pm 8:2S am
7:00 am r7:00 pm
87:00 am 7:00 pm
St. Louis, Springfield,
Oalesburg, Peoria and
Bterllng, Mendota and
Bt. Louis, Kansas City,
Denver and Pacific
Bterllng and points in
Dubuque, Clinton, La
Crosse, St, Paul, Mien.
Clinton, Dubuque, and
Clinton and Intermediate
s. Stop at Mock Island 85 minutes for meals,
Dally. tDally except Sunday.
V & St. Paul Railway. D.,
R. L & N. W. passenger sta
tion at foot of seventeenth
treet. George W. Wood,
agent. The trains for Du
buque and points north run
via Illinois side of river.
Trains for Freeport and Milwaukee will run
via Davennort. Clinton and Savanna.
All trains will connect at Savannafor points
east and west.
LB A VS.
Dubuque and St. Paul Pas
Dubuque and St. Paul Pas
senger Milwaukee Express
I ISO a
All trains dallvexoent Sunday
Passengers for points beyond Savanna will
make connections leaving at 7 m. and ar
riving at 8:47 p. m. via Iowa side ox the river.
(PLUS $2) TO
and return; also to many
Big Four Route
March 3rd and 17th
April 7th and 21st
EETURN LIMIT 21 DAYS.
For full information and particulars
as to rates, tickets, limits, etc., call on
agents "Big Four Route," or address
WARREN J. LYNCH,
Qen'l Pass. & Ticket Agt.
VV. P. DEPPE,
Asst. O. P. & T. Agt.
ALLEN M. NYE. T. P. A Peoria, 111.
Habits. Purely vegetable treatment;
has cured thousands; has Injured none.
Incorporated under the laws of Illi
nois. Established over twelve years
WILLOW BARK CO.,
rs tor fttsratvr. tMOYEkS. IU.
GEO. T. SULLIVAN
Ship us your .cash grain; commis
sion one-half Chicago Board of Trade
259-2G1 LaSalle St., Chicago.
JfEMBEIi CHICAGO OPEN BOARD
NEW tYORK, Boston, Milwaukee,
Pittsburg, Detroit, -Omaha,
Toledo, Cleveland, St. 'Louis.
Send for Sullivan's Famous RED Letter.
Every day or two some one comes
into the office who tells us that some
man or woman sent them to us with
the assurance that he could receive
honest, conscientious treatment if he
put his case in our hands.
We have always tried to live up to
DR. GEORGE B. WOOD.
Day after day we receive letters
from grateful patients for whom life
has taken on new hopes by virtue of
The fact that our practice is stead
ily increasing, is positive proof that
the people of Davenport and vicinity
are recognizing our work as the best.
We use only the best improved
methods and purest medicines.
We treat and cure diseases peculiar
to men and women; Blood Poisoning,
Varicocele, Kidney Troubles, Rheuma
tism, Neuralgia and all chronic and
We extend to every one a most cor
dial invitation to consult us. We will
take pleasure in giving a thorough
examination and will make no charge
for consultation and advice..
Those unable to call should write
us. Correspondence strictly confiden
tial. Wood filedical Institute,
E. B. OLIVER, M. C, M. D
GEORGE B. WOOD, B. S., MJ).
Hours: 0 to 12; 1:30 to 4; 7 to 8.
Sunday, 10 to 12.
Second Floor, Hibernian. Building.
423 Brady Street. Davenport, la.
If yon liaTen't a regular, hnalthy movement of ths
bowels every day. you're ill or will ba. Keep yonr
rowels open, and be well. Force, In the ahapn of
violent physic or pill poison, la dangeron. The
smoothest, easiest, most perfect way of keeping
tha bowel clear and clean la to take
t ID CATHARTIft "
CAT EM LIKE CANDY
Pleasant, Palatable, Potent Tasts Hood, Do
Good. Never Stck-n. Weaken or Grlpei 10, and
BO eenta per boa. Write for free sample, and book
Jet oa health. Address . . 423
Sterling Remedy Company - - Chfcats ar Ntw Tort.
KEEP YCUH CLOCD CLEAl
Articles of incorporation of the
Bettendorf Brick, company have been
filed with the recorder. The company
will manufacture and sell brick and
tile, and will have its place of busi
ness at "Bettendorf. The company is
capitalized at $10,000 and is entitled
to commence business March 24 and
cot'finue for 20 jears. The officers
und incorporators of the new com
pany are as follows: Vresklent, J. II.
S. Coleman; vice president and man
ager, Thomas fikipper; secretary and
treasurer, F. W. Downs. Other mem
bers of the concern are Howard Cole
man and Christ Skipper.
A suit for $4,203.77, for damages
and reimbursement for expense, has
been commenced by the Ieople's Con
struction eomiwiny, the Davenport
l'aving Brick & Tile company, August
E. Steffen and Ferd Iioddewig being
defendants. The litigation is the out
growth of the condemnation of the
1.301,000 of Buffalo paving brick fur
nished plaintiffs by defendants last
year, which were shipped to Daven
port and hauled to the scene of the
large contracts secured by' the Peo
ple's company, only, o have to .be
moved away and make use .for Pur
ington brick bought at $2 more per
The news of the recovery of Capt.
Y. L. Clark, of Buffalo, from the at
tack of pneumonia that has had him
a prisoner and been threatening his
life, is gratifying to the many friends
of the foremost pioneer of Iowa. He
seems to have conquered, at the age
of S2 years, a disease that is often
too much for younger persons.
The loss of an arm is the cause of
a suit for $20,000 damages commenc
ed against the Glucose company and
the Chicago, Peoria & Western Bail
way company, the incorporated con
cern which operates the switching
facilities connected with the various
plants of the glucose trust. Roy E.
Daly is the plaintiff. His petition, fil
ed in the district court by Lane & Wa
terman, recites the fact that he was
injured in a collision on the glucose
switch tracks last October and his
right arm so crushed that it had to
The death of Mrs. John Dott re
moves a Davenport woman of wide
acquaintance, whose name must be
added to the numerous victims of the
grip whose lives have ended here the
present week. Mrs. Dott had been ill
only since last Sunday, the attack of
grip being complicated by asthma,
from which she has long suffered.
Her death occurred yesterday at her
home, 523 West Third street. Born
at Coblenz, Germany, 09 years ago,
the deceased was united in marriage
hi the old country to John Dott, and
thev came to America in 1853, and to
Davenport after two years' residence
in St. Louis. Mr. Dott was one of
the earlv volunteer firemen here and
i well-known resident of Davenport
for many years. His death occurred
two years ago. They had no children,
and the nearest surviving relatives of
the deceased are her two sisters, Mrs,
Ludwig Susemihl, Sr., and Mrs
Lena Diedrich has filed a suit for
divorce from her husband, George
Diedrich, whom she charges with
cruel and inhuman treatment.- The
couple were married Oct. 4, 1K92, and
lived together as man and wife until
Feb. 18, 1003. when the defendant is
charged with specific brutal treat
ment which caused her to leave him.
Absolute divorce is asked, together
with alimony and attorney's fees.
The death of Mrs. Winifred McGee.
widow of the late James McGee, oc
curred Tuesday evening at half past
5 o'clock, at her home. 322 East Ninth
street. Mrs. McGee was a native of
Ireland anil 77 years of age. She came
here with her husbafM and family 34
years ago. Mr. McGee was for 34
years a faithful employe of the Bock
Island road. His death occurred
here 18 years ago. Since then she has
been the head of the family, her sons
and daughters making their homes
with her. For the past two years she
has been ill, and her death was not
unexpected. She is survived by four
children: Messrs. John J. and II. II
McGee, and Misses Mary A. and Katie
At. his home, 626 Eastern avenue,
at 10:45 o'clock. Tuesday forenoon,
occurred the death of John S. Belick,
in the 49th year of his age. The de
ceased was a native of Bohemia, but
lived nearly all of his life in this city,
having come here when a child. Two
sons and a daughter, John J., Frank
S. and Estella A.,.-two sisters, Mrs
William Morris 'and Mrs. Samuel
Oakes, and faspar Belick, a brother,
survive, with two half-sisters, Mrs.
Mary Treff and Mrs.'H. Hoist, and a
step-brother, Anton Zeman. The de
ceased was a member of the Wood
men of the World, of the Modern
Woodmen and of the Veteran Volun
teer Firemen's association.
At Mercy hospital Tuesday, In' the
70th year of his age, occurred the
death of James Mosier. The deceas
ed is survived by his wife Mary and
five sons, Charles, Owen, Sullivan,
Harry and Henry, and by three
daughters, Mrs. Belle Anderson. Mrs
Roxie Altenbernd und Mrs. Emma
At 4 o'clock Tuesday morning, at
the family home in I Claire, occur
red the death of Patrick Toher, an
old DavenporteiV uncle of If. J. Mc
Farland and H. J. Toher, in the
year of his age. The deceased was
born at Meath, Ireland, and lived for
years at Le Claire, and prior to
s removal there had resided for 34
ears in Uavpnnori. The deceased
ame from Ireland to Pennsylvania,
md direct from there to Iowa and
o Davennort. His wife and three
sons and one daughter survive, viz:
arry, Daniel and Patrick Toher, and
ary Toher, at home. The funeral
as held here todav.
At the county hospital, at 12:30
o'clock yesterday morning, occurred
the death of S. C. Farsons, an inmate
of that institution for three weeks,
in the 47th year of his age. The de
ceased lived in this city for a year,
and in Iowa for 17 years. He was a
native of North Carolina. -The re
mains will be buried in the Mt. Joy
The New Cop Challenger.
The English people are verv per
sistent in their efforts to. recapture
the cup which the Americans have
held for so many years. Another at
tempt is to be made in the summer,
ami to that end a new challenger is
being built, which is claimed will have
more speed than those used in the
past. The result will be watched with
considerable interest by both sides.
There has also been much intei-est
manifested by the public in the mir-
velous success made by the eclebrat-.
ed Hostetter's Stomach Bitters dur
ing the past 50 years. It has estab
lished a record of cures unequalled
by any other remedy of such ailments
as heartburn, belching, indigestion,
dyspepsia, constipation, insomnia,
nervousness or spring fever. If you
are a sufferer, we urge you to try a
bottle at once.
The best pill 'neath the stars and
It cleanses the system and never
Little Early Bisers of worldly re
pute Ask for DeWitt's and take no sub
stitute. A small pill, easy to buy, easy to
take and easy to act, but never fail
ing in results. DeWitt's Little Early
Risers arouse the secretions and act
an a tonic to the liver, curing perma
neo'dy. Harper House pharmacy; A. J.
Riess drug store, corner Seventh ave
nue and Twenty-seventh street.
Spring tiredness, feel ugly, tired,
no life, feci mean all over. Take
Rocky Mountain Tea. Clears out win
ter microbes. A tonicfor the tired
and sick. 33c. T. H. Thomas' phar
macy. It positively cures after all other
remedies fail. The doctors are puz
zled over the wonderful cures made
by Rocky Mountain Tea. 33c. T. II.
New P1lH it
CENTRAL PARK, a New Town in Western
The new town of Central Park is lo
cated about 30 miles south ot Indian
Head on the extension of the Canadi
an Pacitiic railway, which is being
constructed from Winnipeg to Regina,
and in about the central part of the
famous park region of southeastern
Assiniboia hence its name Central
The location is an ideal one; the
ground is slightly rolling, affording
good natural drainage, and yet level
enough so that but a few lots, if any,
will need to be graded to make good
Central Park has an undisputed
trading nrea in every direction rang
ing from 20 to 30 miles, and is sur
rounded by hundreds and thousands
of acres of the most productive grain
land in the world, which is being rap
idly settled and developed, and locat
ed as.it is, in heart of this splendid
agricultural section, must partake of
this development, and is guaranteed a
rapid healthy growth.
There immense deposits of coal
only a few miles to the south of Cen
tral Park, affording cheap fuel for do
mestic and manufacturing purposes.
It is estimated that there are over 60,
000 square miles of coal lands in
northwestern Canada, between the
Red river and the Rocky mountains,
and there is no coal trust, as the coal
lands are controlled by the govern
ment. An abundance of pure sparkling wa
ter is found everywhere at from 20 to
40 feet. The soil is a rich dark clay
loam, with a clay subsoil, which is
particularly rich in food for the
Gail Porter is home for a few davs'
from her studies at Bockford.
Miss Adelaide Segur is home from
Billings, Mont., for a short visit with
Friends and relatives of Henry
Clausson are expressing a great deal
of fear over, his sudden and strange
disappearance. He has not been seen
or heard from since last Friday night
and it is greatly feared that he has
met with foul play. For the past six
years he has been rooming at the
home of Mrs. John Tallberg, at 425
Tenth street, and he is considered by
people who know him to be a steady
and quiet fellow. For several weeks
he has been feeling sick and has
missed several meals at his boarding
place. However, Friday noon of last
week he ate a hearty dinner at the
home of Mrs. Tallberg and he seemed
then to be in a very happy mood, and
he then stated that he would go tip
stairs and sleep. At 11 o'clock Friday
evening he was last seen by a Mr.
Peterson. : I He has never been known
to have mad any threats of making
away with, himself. He. was employ
ed by the Mol ine Plow company. He
had left his watch and other valua
bles in his room, but he also had some
money on his person.
East Moline voters Tuesday evening
named their first ticket for village of
ficers to be voted on at a regular
election, and the men who are elected
will take on their shoulders the re
sponsibilities of the new village. The
ticket now in the field will be known
as the citizens' ticket, and it is not
thought there will be any opposition
to the unanimous election of the
nominees. The men named are: For
president. . Walter Ammerman; clerk,
Thomas Bland; trustees, Thomas Gor
man, Frank Proessel. August de Sch
eppers, George Sarginson, Ed Sellers,
A. E. ' Berghcltz. magistrate, John
Stoltz; as the township committee,
E. IJooth, William Parrott and E. Hoe
sil were named. The election takes
place the third Tuesday in April.
The Retail Merchants' association
met Tuesday evening in special ses
sion to consider the advisability of
having a paid secretary who would de
vote all his time to the work of the
society, and after hearing the secre
taries of Galesburg and Rock Island
associations and President Kingsbury,
of Rock Island, it was decided that
the Moline association should have a
new rating, book and a paid secrc
t a r y.
No. 10. the new combination car for
the interurban road, with express and
CITIES ARE iViADE IN A
Opened This Spring.
THE EYES OF THE WORLD are now looking toward the Canadian Northwest. No other country of
fers such wonderful inducements for investments. Fortunes have already been made and are being made.
IF YOU WANT TO make a goo, safe investment that will give you 1 arge returns
Iivestifja.te This Proposition.
IT TAKES PEOPLE TO MAKE. A CITY The proprietors of the CENTRAL PARK tounsitc propose
to interest the people by selling
A Lot for $25 That Will sell for $100 to $1,000
By helliiv the lots at such a low price and by the plan adopted, will attract the attention of invest
tors from a U parts of the country, not only to investment of lots, but to the many other opportunities
the Central Park renon offers to the man of small means, as well as the large investors. There arc splen
did openings offered in the new town of CENTRAL PARK in every line of business. The thousands of
settlers that are pouring into the Central Park region will need supplies of every character. Central
Park will be the market point, being located on the Canadian Pacific Railway on the line to Winnepcg
and the east, affords the best shipping facilities for her prmlucts.
T FOB? TO
Cities are built by a diversity of interests and capital, and
the owners of the town site are determined to interest the pub
lic in the town of Central Park. To this end they have adopt
ed a plan by which they will place one-half of the lots of the
town site in the hands of the people within the next 60 days.
THE PLAN There are 1,500 lots in the townsite. The owners
reserve 750 and practically give away 750.
No more than five certificates will be sold to one individual
or company. The company will only place 150 lots in the
hands of Ilock Island people. Certificates will be on sale here
for a few days only. Plats of the town site prospectus of the
town and other literature giving information can be procured
at our office. We want to talk further with you.
Get in on the Groxind Floor
The Molino club entertains with a
euchre party Friday evening.
passenger compartments, and the fi
nest car yet put on the service by the
interurban people, arrived yesterday
and will soon Ik mounted on the
trucks and ready for use. A third
of the car has been partitioned off for
an express room and the remainder
will be for passengers.'
The republican city committee was
rgani.ed last evening by the election
of C. E. Battles, chairman; WA. Die
rolf, secretary and Albert Ed treasur
er. The committee will have another
meeting Friday evening at which the
Mib-committees will be announced.
The committee will not wait for this
Fridaynight meeting before beginning
an active campaign, but will at once
organize the city thoroughly with a
view of getting out a full vole.
TIPS TO TRAVELERS
Queen & Crescent fast line to Bir
mingham and New Orleans. Two fast
Queen & Crescent service Cincin
nati to Atlanta and Jacksonville, the
best in the country.
One hundred miles shortest to
Chattanooga, Queen & Crescent
Only through car line to Asheville,
X. C, Queen & Crescent route and
. 31 to California.
.To San Francisco, to Los Angeles,
or to most any of the principal points
Every day until June 15, 1903.
Via the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.
Also low rates to hundreds of other
points, west and southwest.
Ask nearest agent of the Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul railway for ad
ditional information. Colonist folder
free on request.
F. A. Miller, general passenger
agent, Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul
Cheap Homes In Texas and Arkansas
Along the Cotton Belt Route land
that can be bought for $2.00 and $5.00
an acre and up cut-over timber
ground that makes good grazing land,
furnishing range ten or eleven months
of the year, farming land for corn,
wheat, oats, cotton some of it pe
culiarly adapted to quick growth and
early maturity of fruits and vegeta
bles, such as peaches, pears, plums,
strawberries, tomatoes, potatoes, on
ions, cabbage, melons finding good
markets in the north at fancy prices,
GET THE PEOPLE,
on account of excellence "of quality
anu earlier maturity than in other
sections. An ideal place for the man
of small means cheap fuel, cheap
building material, long growing sea
sons, short," mild winters a land of
sunshine and plenty. Let us send you
literature descriptive of this countrv.
"Homes in the Southwest," "Glimp
ses of Southeast Missouri, Arkansas
and J. W. Louisiana," "Through Tex
as with a Camera." "Fortunes in
Growing. Fruit and Vegetables," "The
Diversier,' a fruit and truck growers
journal. . .
On first and third Tuesdays of each
month the Cotton Belt Route will sell
one-way tickets from St. Louis,
Thebes, Cairo and Memphis, to points
in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas, at
half the one-way rate plus $2.00, or
round trip tickets. at one fare for the
round trip plus $2.00, allowing stop
over going, and 21 days return limi
For full information, address
E. W. LaBEAUME,
O. P. & T. A.. St. Louis, i ir,
C i R. A t. Railway.
Beginning Feb. 15 and continuing
until June 13, we will have on sale
one way excursion tickets to Sou
Francisco and Los Angeles at rate
of thirty-one dollars ($31).
Portland. Tacoma, Seattle and Pit
get Sound points, thirty dollars
Salt Lake City, Ogden, Butte and
Helena, twenty-six dollars ($20).
Inquire 'phone 11S0, t'., B. fc (J. tick
et agent, depot Twentieth street and
100 Reward SlOO
The readers of this paper will be
pleased to learn that there is at least
one dreadful disease that science has
been able to cure in all its stages, and
that is catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure
is the only positive cure known to the
medical fraternity. Catarrh being a
constitutional disease, requires a con
stitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh
Cure is taken internally, acting di
rectly upon the blood and mucous
surfaces of the system, thereby de
stroying the foundation of the dis
ease, and giving the patient strength
by building tip the constitution and
assisting nature in doing its work.
The proprietors have so much faith
in its curative powers that they offer
$100 for any case that it fails to cure.
Send for list of testimonials. Address
F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, Ohio.
Sold by druggists, 75 cents.
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
To Care a Cold In On Day
take Laxative Bronio Quinine Tablets.
This signature, E. W. Grove, on every
box. 25 cents.
Croup instantly relieved. Dr. Thom
as' Eclectric Oil. Perfectly safe.
Never fails. At any drug store.
Canada, to be
READ THE PLAN.
The proprietors of Central Park
have reserved each alternate lot in
the town site from sale the odd num
bered lots. The even numbered lots
750 are placed upon the market at
the uniform price of $25.00.
Upon the payment of $10.00 they
will issue to you a certificate which
guarantees to you the right to one lot
in the new town. Central Park. The
location of the lot will be determined
by drawing or in such a manner as
shall be decided by the certificate
holders on the 21st day Of May, 1003.
The distribution will take place on
the town site and will be conducted
by the certificate holders present.
When the location of the lot repre
sented by your certificate has been
determined and ujon the issuance to
you of a deed to the lot then you will
be reqiired to pay the balance due
on the lot $15.
THERE ARE NO BLANKS.
ONLY 150 CERTIFICATES WILL BE
SOLD IN ROCK ISLAND.