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THE ARGUS, THURSDAY, APRIIi 23, 1903.
BIDS FOUND HIGH
Board of Supervisors Turns Down
Proposals on Infirmary
ALL ABOVE MAXIMUM LIMIT
Resolution That Only Union Labor
be Employed Lost by
The awarding of the bids for the
new building at the county infirmary
did not materialize at the meeting of
the supervisors yesterday afternoon,
owing to the fact that every one of
the bids submitted exceeded the max
imum limit of $15,000. The matter
was laid over with instructions to the
contractors to prepare a new set of
bids which will conform to the cost
limit set by the board. In order to
make this possible the building will
be cut down one story in the plans
and the next list of bids submitted
will accordingly be for a two instead
of a three story structure. The bids
will be considered tomorrow morn
ing. The following are the proposals
submitted: Collins Bros., $1S.215,
with third story omitted, deduct $1.
7'JO; Aaron Anderson, $19,584; Peter
Peterson. $1S.720; John Konosky, $19,
300; 11. W. Ilorst, $17,194; Johnson &
Johnson, $1S,750; John Yolk & Co.,
$17,1 IS, with third story omitted, de
Labor Amendment Lost.
After consideration of
bids and their unanimous
fnsal. a motion was made
new bids be considered at 9 o'clock
Friday morning. An amendment' ' in
regard to specifications was made and
on this a further amendment
made that only union labor be
ployed on the building, which
lost 13 to 13, the vote being as
Ayes Supervisors Anderson, Carey.
Donovan, Ed, Hull, Jahns, Kolloff.
Pruessing, Stofft, Schneider, Sundecn,
Wileher and Whiteside 13.
Nays Supervisors Ashdown, Hur
goyne. Camp, Cropper. Dailey. Doer
ing, Don. Klliott, George, (iillett,
Hutchinson, Little, Lees, Pfnh, Wood
The motion and amendment were
then put to vote and carried.
The committee appointed to lobby
at Springfield in the interests of the
proposed amendment to the law for
the appointment of overseers of the
poor reported that the duty intrusted
had been discharged ?nd that there
was very good reason to believe that
the bill would become a law.
Resolution on Finances.
The following resolution was offer
ed by Supervisor Schneider and on
'Resolved, That the finance com
mittee of this hoard be empowered
to lwrrow such sums of money from
time to time as shall be necessary to
meet outstanding obligations and
meet current expenses of the county
as they arise, and that the chairman
of said finance committee be author
ized to sign notes for money so bor
rowed together with the county treas
urer as the county's representatives.'
The board convened this morning,
business of a routine nature being
SALE WILL NOT AFFECT
DIAMOND JO OPERATIONS
capt. jonn mileen, superin
tendent of the Diamond Jo
line, has the following to say regard
ing the sale of the steamers and other
effects of ( the company:
, lhe order will in no way effect
the operation of the line. The sale is
strictly a matter of form and will not
in any way interefere with the busi
ness of the company. The sale simp
ly means that the receivership of the
company is to be wound up. The
company is going ahead with bigger
improvements than ever before."
The Diamond Jo line of steamers
is now said to be in better condition
than ever, and it is thought that the
company will be reorganized this
year. Although the company's pro
perty will be sold to satisfy claim of
J. Morton, amounting to nearly $300,
000, the business of the line will be
continued as usual.
The sale of the Diamond Jo com
pany's property will take place at
Carthage. 111.. May 14. 1903, and will
bo conducted by John J. Rooney,
Considerable property in Illinois
and Iowa towns are offered in the
sale. The most of the real estate is
located at Eagle Point, la. Ileal es
tate is also owned at Rock Island,
Davenport, Clinton and St. Louis.
The other property to be sold in
cludes all of the offices, office furni
ture, warehouses and appurtananees
thereto in the cities of St. Louis,
Clarksville. Louisiana, Hannibal, in
the state of Missouri, in the cities of
Quincy. La (J range, Warsaw and Nau
voo in the state of Illinois, in the
cities of Keokuk. Fort Madison, Rur-
lington. Mn'seatine, Davenport and
Dubuque, in the state of Iowa, and
in the cities of St. Paul and Winona
in the state of Minnesota, including
all warehouses, wharves and wharf-
ge rights at all of said cities togeth
er with the four boats and all other
o o o
Our handsome new
Spring Suits are decidedly
well bredand can be called
Clothes of Quality" for
they certainly contain all
the good features appreci
ated by good dressers
Everything right up to date,
and . at prices you like to
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for splendid, well tailored,
all-wool garments, in fancy
and plain cheviots and cas
simeres. The suits we are most
proud of are our hand-tailored,
finest grades that the
made-o-order man would
ask fully double. These
suits are selling at
Come in and get acquainted
with our new spring stock.
We are at your service.
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Auxiliary to the Brotherhood
Railway Trainmen Instituted.
VISITORS HEBE IE0M GALESBUEG
Initiatory Ceremonies Are Conduct'
ed by Grand Mistress
Mrs. Hay N. Watterson, of Dan
ville, grand mistress of the ladies
auxiliary of the Protherhood of Kail
way Trainmen, assisted by members
of Sincerity auxiliary from (Jales
burg, last evening installed the local
auxiliary to the Hock Island and Nat
ick lodjres at Maccabee hall. The in
itiatory ceremonies and the installa
tion of officers was conducted by Mrs.
Watterson, and" following there was a
supper and dance.
In addition to the lady visitors from
out of town a number of Kailway
Trainmen from tJalesburg were pres
ent. The new auxiliary has a fine
field here, and a splendid future is as
sured it. The charter roll contains
DO names, and additions will soon be
made which will largely increase this
The following were installed
night as the officers of the
Mistress Mrs. C. L. Pollard.
Vice Mistress Mrs. Minnie Kost.
Past Vice Mistress Mrs. .Tenks.
Secretary Mrs. Chalk.
Treasurer Mrs. Saunders.
Conductress Mrs. Koons.
Chaplain Mrs. Peters.
Warden Mrs. Mayme Davis.
Inner (iuard Mrs. Mary Darling.
Outer (Iuard Mrs. Nannie Muni
Councilman G. C. Jcnks.
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l.icycles at Wilcher's.
Zazuro. Union cigar.
For insurance, E. J. Burns.
Buy a home of Keidy Bros.
Tri-City Towell Supply company.
Fresh fish at lless 15ros tomorrow.
Fresh fish at Seliroeder's tomorrow.
Dressed thickens at Harris & Gau
ley's. For real estate and insurance, K. J.
Order your fresh fish at Schrocder's
Bennett's moth proof discovery.
guaranteed, "0 cents per box.
Kerler Bros., oUt reliable carpet
cleaners. 'Phones, 134 and 5134.
Everything in the line of fruits and
vegetables at Harris & Gauley's.
For tin and furnace work see n. T.
Siemon, 15L6 Fourth avenue, Union 283.
List your property, buy a home and
insure with us. Goldsmith & McKee.
Hurry up, children, get a bird at the
Home Tea company witha pound of
Automatic refrigerators, the best
on tlie market, at Clemann & Salz-
Gasoline stoves, a large shipment
just received at Clemann As Salz-mann's.
Spilger can save you money on fur
niture and carpets. Opposite Illinois
Just received, a large shipment of
gasoline stoves. Clemann & Salz-
See the automobile go-carts, just
the thing for the baby, at Clemann &
Boys and girls, have some fun. (Jet
a bird with a pound of coffee at the
Home Tea company.
Hess Bros', will have fresh trout.
river salmon, croppies, buffalo and
German carp tomorrow.
Clemann & Salzmann will save you
money on furniture and you also have
tlie largest line to select from.
Grand concert by the Bock Island
Maennerchor Sunday evening at Tur
ner hall. Tickets can be had at the
Walline &, Hamilton give moving of
household goods prompt and cartful
attention. .iOS Twentieth street. New
See Clemann & Salzmann's for car
pets, rugs and mattings. Positively
the largest stock in the three cities,
at Clemann Salzmann's.
Attend the Orma club dance, Tur
ner opera house, Davenport, every
Saturday and Sunday evening. Ad
mission, 25 cents; ladies free.
Another one of those great plate
sales Saturday and Monday, April 25
and 27. One cent and up. Hiurich's
Crockery company, Davenport.
There will be an ice cream social
at the Memorial Christian church to
morrow evening. The program begins
at 8 o'clock. Ice cream and cake 10
Tomorrow is the day set apart by
the governor of the state for obser
vation as Arbor day, and tree plant
ing and appropriate programs will be
general in the schools of the city.
Excursion to Clinton and return on
the elegant steamer J. S. Leave Rock
Island at 9 a. m., Sunday, April 26, re
turning arrive home at .7:30 p. m.
Fare for the round trip, 50 cents.
. The Badies Sewing society of the
First M. K. church will hold their
monthly social at the church tomor
row evening at 7:30. Bight refresh
ments will be served during the evening-.
The Eock Island Club is to have an
1000 F oot Stools to be Sold - In I
One Day ad: 29c Eacfou 1
MONDAY, APRIL 27 we place on sale our regular 50c
circular top foot stools.
YOlir CllOiCC OP VISK VF.LOUB OH VKLVKT CAWET COVKH1NG, ARTISTICALLY MOUNTED UPON CAST IKON LEGS
IX GILT AND OF NEW DESIGN. ' X.
O We Cannot Deliver These Goods to Any Person
SO COME PI EPA BE 13 TO TAKE THIS GREAT BARGAIN WITH YOU
Remember the price '29c each and for Monday, April
27th only. See North Window Display 5 5 5
Furniture and Carpet
Company 32-328 BPr0err,owa
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entertainment at the clubhouse next
Monday evening. Professional ath
letics, music and refreshments are
announced as the features of the ev
ening. Miss M. E. Townsend has fitted up
a ladies' tailoring and fashionable
dressmaking establishment at (1(
Seventeenth street, t Ladies and miss
es' suits and skirts a specialty. Rea
sonable prices and good workman
ship. Now is your chance. The steamer
Winona will take passengers to Le
Claire Sunday afternoon and return
them on the elegant steamer . I. S. The
steamer Winona leaves Rock Island at
4 p. m. Fare for the round trip, 50
A dance was given at Black Hawk
Inn last evening under the auspices
of the Rock Island Independent base
ball team. A large number of the
friends of the members were iu at
tendance anil a 'delight ful time was
The recital of the pupils of Prof.
A. D. Bodfors and Mrs. Penrose,
which was to have been given at Au
gustana college chapel this evening,
ma been postponed till Saturday ev
ening on account of a eontlict in dates
that has developed.
.Mrs. William Davenport, who re
sides at 1-0 Tnitielh street, takes
exception to the mention made in the
aors of yesterday of the number at
which she resides in connection with
a reported case of at tempted -suicide.
Mrs. Davenport states that there are
no other women living at the place
indicated and she sisserts that no one
has attempted suicide there.
Mr. and Mrs. George Solander and
Mr. and Mrs. John Gaines jointly cel
ebrated their wedding anniversary
Saturday evening at the Solander
home, 023 Fourth avenue. A large
party of friends assembled and the
evening was pleasantly spent, a boun
tiful supper being served. The hosts
and hostesses were remembered with
a number of tokens of friendship.
The trap and team of Maj. Stan
hope E. Blunt, commandant at Rock
Island arsenal, figured in a runaway
on the island vesterdav. There was
no one in the carriage, fortunately,
and the coachman, who was driving.
was not injured. The trap was over
turned and somewhat damaged anrl
the horses were, caught by a guard as
thev ran east near the Moline bridge.
Vounc & JlcCombs' Store Newi for Friday
5 ladies tailor-made suits, repl
iant cloth, with taffeta trimmed skirt
ami jacket, regular $! value, in blue
and black. Friday's sale price, $(.)8.
DRESS SKIRTS AND SUITS.
Productions we are proud of, the
top notch style, the best workman
ship and Al material combine to make
the garments we can confidently
guarantee; emphatic bargains at Fri
Suits $5. $7.50, $8.50, $9, $12.50, $15,
$10.50. $18.50. $20, $22.50 and $25.
Ladies' seven gore, kilted bottom
walking skirt, with three rows trim
ming, stitched round the bottom, in
blue, black and gray, our regular $3
skirt, Friday, for $3.98.
New flowers, new potted plants, Dig
assortment to select from, Friday's
sale price, 5c each,
$1.98 large size gasoline ovens, i ri-
day's prk-e $1.08.
Iron frame clothes wringer, 9Sc.
Best hardwood adjustable window
screen, Friday's special 19c.
Screen doors, sp.le price i9c. "
Friday is remnant day, and all wool
and wash goods remnants will go at
just, one-half price.
Special attractive hats and prices
in our millir.?ry ii part ment. Give us
"I had a running, itching sore on
mv leg. .Suffered tortures. Doan's
Ointment took away the burning and
itching instantly, and quickly effected
permanent cure." C. W. Lenhart,
Bowling Green, Ohio.
Diphtheria, sore throat, croup. In
stant relief, permanent cure. Dr.
Thomas Eclectric Oil. At any drug
Partly cloudy tonight and
Friday, with probably show
ers Friday; warmer tonight.
J. M. SHERIEK,
Temperature At 7 a. m. 41;
at 2:30 p. m. H.
AT THE HOTELS.
At the Harper N. R. Stone, Chica
go; H. J. Allen, New York; Robert
Casey, Chicago; P. C. Spitler. Hamil
ton, Ohio; N. S. Cartright, Peoria; I.
Countryman, Galesburg; J. G.
Schwa rzkoff, Newark, N. .1.; H. O.
Meyer, Chicago; C. R. Beard, Detroit;
II. J. Wilson and wife, Peoria; F. 1).
Sisson, Des Moines; W. II. Dyson, Chi
cago; .John Mold, city; Henry Roh
wen, Moline; W. O. Hitchcock. Peoria;
Dr. .J. R. Hollowbush. city; George W.
Dyche, Boston; L. O. Kirschner, Chi
cago; Mrs. Ray Watterson. Danille;
P. D. P.abcock. Chicago; E. F. Wil
liams, New York; M. II. Andeltinger,
New York; II. D. Sides. Dayton; A.
L. Wellman, Chicago; F. N. Baylj.-s,
Chicago; B. M. Parker. Chicago; S. A.
D. Fair, Aledo; A. W. HotTmaster.
Chicago; A. H. Blake, Kewanee; N. S.
Sutright, Peoria; C. W. Dean, New
York; .1. G. Grane, Chicago; C. L.
Linsley, New York; .1. N. Hayden.
Boston; A. G. Abraham. Moline; J. .1.
Fenge, New York; A. W. DuBois. New
York; W. A. Conkling. New York;
Charles L. Massey, Dayton: M. Meigs,
Keokuk; D. .T. Ayres, Keokuk; L. A.
Fox, Keokuk; C. R. .Toy. Keokuk:
George A. Churchill. Boston; S. J.
Peterson, Kansas City; V. R. Cross.
Chicago; M. A. Adams, Peoria; F.
Stockhausen, Milwaukee; S. W. Dil
ler, Chicago; Irving Wilkinson, Chica
go; doe Oberfelder, Chicago; F. P.
Wiley, Peoria; F. F. Rhea. Blooming
ton; G. A. Ditenig. Peoria; A. O. Nied
lander, Indianapolis; A. L. Smit-h.
Cambridge; I. R. Morris. Chicago; M.
S. Trcleven, Chicago; H. E. Cornell.
Chicago: I. C. Winans, Chicago;
Charles F. Cooper, Chicago: William
Townslcy. dr., Cleveland; L. Emery.
Moline; R. L. Summers, Boston; J. T.
Walker, Kansas City. Mo.; Oscar Bon
dy, city; Louis ,1. I'onthel, Cedar Rap
ids; II. W. Crawford, city; George J.
.lenkins, Chicago; W. Wagner, Chica
go; George F. Riegen, New York; E.
.1. Stoltz, New York.
At the Harms (European) L. D.
Willis. Chicago: J. M. Bar, Chicago;
Dr. Wiggins and wife. Milan: Thomas
II. Brown, Sioux Falls. S. I).; ,T. B.
Thompson, Milwaukee; D. Schuler, St.
IiOiiis; Robert II. Klein, St. Louis; W.
II. Loekwood, Chicago; John J. Ha
zel, New Orleans; F. O. Climer, Chi
cago; W. C. Black. Peoria; W. S. Man
ning, Albany. N. Y.; G. Z. Barnes, Pe
oria; M. .1. IIofTheiiner, New York;
E. R. Hurd. Chicago; John Alton,
New York: G. A. Ditewig. Peoria; W.
F. Fry. Colfax. Iowa; G. A. Over, Ster
ling; (J. A. Allen, Sterling.
At the Bock Island Harry W.
Hill, Cable; Albert Ed, Moline; James
Walsh, Chicago; W". E. Eaton, Peoria;
George Hoffman. Chicago; N. E.
Briggs, Chicago; A. A. Schafer. Ma
comb; O. II. Rehmeyer, Chicago; B.
II. Guthrie, Nebraska City, Neb.;
James McCutcheon. Chicago; J. 11.
Pitney, Peoria; E. II. Jackson. Phila
delphia; W. R. Carey, Carbon Cliff;
R. E. Mabry, Springfield, 111.; J. C.
Swank, Coal Valley; A. J. Merriinan,
Chicago; D. T. Little, Milan; C, E.
Whiteside, Moline; John R. Chitten
den, Indianapolis; A. F. Stark, Chica
go; W. L. Penny. Peoria, HI.; C. T.
Grcmmcl, Muscatine; H. K. Anthony,
Galesburg; F. H. Taylor, St. Paul,
Boats up: Winona. Col. A. Macken
zie. Boats down: Winona.
Stage or water at 6 a. m., 8.75; at 12
m., 8.75. Temperature at noon, 60.
The U. S. steamer Col. A. Mackenzie
arrived here today from Keokuk with
Col. J. L. Lusk, the government en
gineer in charge of the Rock Island
office, who is making his first trip of
inspection up the river.
WE TOLD YOF LAST WEEK ABOUT THE LINE
OF M EN'S $4 SHOES WE ARE SELLING AT $3.50 ON'
ACCOUNT OF SPECIALTY SHOE SELLING. NOW
A ROUT THE REGULAR $3.50 SHOES THOSE WE SELL
YOU FOR $3 A PAIR IN VICT, VBLOUR AND GUAR
ANTEED PATENT COLT SHOES.
All the Latest Styles.
Remember Our Price
DOLLY BROS., ,307 TWENTIETH
Men's Shoes $2.50 and $3.50
208 Brady Street, Davenport,
Our French, Knglih, German and 'Japanese Imported TAPERS
are now here, together with special American effects, all of which
we control exclusively in this territory. We are pleased to show
you these new decorative ideas.
Adams WaJl Paper Co,
H. W. WAR.D, Manager.
310-312.314 TWENTIETH STREET. ROCK ISLAND
of Women I
DB. GEORGE B. WOOD.
We combine in our new original treatment of diseases of women
the use of electricity and medicine in a mild ami healing way, which
restores the patient to perfect health. J'y the aid of our wonderful
X-Ray machine we will examine our patients without exposure and
free of charge.
Diseases of Men.
Many are the complications that result from the bungling treat
ment of pnivate disease, and the old age of many a man has been
made miserable because of the terrible results of unintelligent
These diseases involve the most delicate organs of the body and
they require the most skillful treatment possible.
Unless they are properly treated, complications are sure to
arise which will lead to serious results. No other class of diseases
have wrecked so many lives as these when not properly treated.
No two cases are exactly ulike and no two patients r"'.iuire the
same line of treatment. We therefore give each case our careful at
tention and treat every symptom and every effect of these diseases
upon the "human system.
We treat and cure Rheumatism. Catarrh, Diseases of the Throat,
Lungs and Respiratory Passages, Nervous Debility. Diseases of the
Kidneys, Liver, Stomach, Spleen, Heart and Hlood.
Consultation at the office or by mail is free. Those unable to
call should write us for confidential reply.
Wood Medical Institute.
E. P.. OLIVER, M. C. M. D.
Hours: 9 to 4; 7 to 8. Sundays 10 to 12
423 15RADY ST., SECOND FLOOR.
GEORGE B. WOOD, B. S. M. D.