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THK 'ATtGVS. 5ATTJRd;V, AUGUST 5, 1005.
V. G. BRUNER DEAD
tie ran of Two Wars Passes
Away in Edgington
OFFERED FROM PARALYSIS
png Residerrt of Lower End of Coun
ty Funeral in Edgington
"William n. Bruner, fadriliarly and af
ctionatcly known as "Vncle Billy"
run r and "Fatht-r liruner," rfiril last
grit at 9 o'clock on the old horne
t-ad in KilpinKion whf.ro he settled 51
ars k. Mr. Hruner's demise was
le to paralysis, from which he suffcr
t the first stroke two months- aso.
Mr. Bruner was lorn in Pennsylva
a 82 years hro Dec. 31, and came to
Lock Island coury in mill. This
unty has since lut-n his home. His
ife. whose maiden name was Harriet
randenhurj;. iireeoJed him to the
rave five years ago. He is survived
y the following children: Rev. F. (',
runer of Chicago, Mrs. Emma Kner
art and Mrs. S. C. Taylor of Rock
land. A. M. Bruner. late of Rock Isl
nd, and now of KlRin, H. I. Bruner of
Wgington, and O. U Bruner of this
Hrrao of To Warn.
Mr. Bruner was a veteran of loth
ie Mexican ami Civil wars, a eonsist
nt member of the Methodist Kpisco
al church, on. of those wholesouled
f men, and was beloved by all who
new him. Kor a number of years he
Hid-etl in Rock Island, having for a
ime herveil as deputy sheriff. Five
ears ago he. with his gooj wife cele
rated their golden wedding anniver-
ary. Not long thereafter his coni-
anion of so many years ja;t-d to the
rreat brvond, ami alut a year ago
e moved back to the obi homestead in
"dgington and bus passed the time
kith his ton.
The funeral will ! bM tcmnrniw
Iftcrnoon at A o'clock with t:rvic-s in
he old Zion church m ar Taylor Ridge.
Hev. R. B. Williams of this city omnat
Anmiiinrril In hurch KulleHn.
Following Is the announcement of
he death of Mr. Bruner to tin First
Methodist Kpiscopal church, in the
"In the death of Father Bruner. Rock
Jp&laii'd county loses one of its most
fvidely known and highly estoemed cit-
zens. and the Methodist Kpisoopal
hurch one of its most useful and de
votwl members. Hundreds or souls
have been bd to Christ and helped in
living u spiritual life by his fervent
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prayers aim cji'iniiii"ii. na.-i
ro a glorious home."
pe n sos a l poixrs.
" a. m., for the paving of Twen
reet with asphalt from the
n ? of Tenth avenue to a point
4't south of the north line of
T venue. All bids are to be ac
f'iby a certified check of $S00
"rcal bank, payable to the city
fl insure entering into a con
trjeifications and ordinances are
n,he office of the city clerk.
tEOKGE W. MCASKRIN,
Ml President of Board of Local
ye Trouble Foreseen.
but little-foresighrTto tell.
tbjyour stomach and liver are
bated. grave trouble is ahead,
t;j take the proper medicine
forjsease. as Mr.,- John A.
Vol 'lay. N. Y., diC Phe saysr
"l ralgia of the liver and stom
acifart was weakened, and f
'""'at. I was very bad for a
loiii but in Electric Bitters. I
foul what I needed, for they
quijeved and cured me." Best
mr weak women. Sold under
guaiy Hartz & I Uemeyer. drug-
gtsti a bottle.
Concert at Tower.
The regular Friday evening concert
of Petersen's band was given last ev
ening at the Watch Tower, and was at
tended by" the largest audience of the
season. The band rendered an excel
lent program, including a number of
operatic selections. Jacob Hebbeln
rendered a trombone solo, "The Holy
City, ' and responded to the applause
with an encore. Miss Gertrude Carse's
appearance was the feature of the ev
ening's program. She sang Schu
mann's "Widmung." and the "Ava
Maria," by Mascagni. Miss Carse has
appeared many times before Rock Isl
and audiences, and is a favorite soloist.
She has attracted much attention on
account of her musical accomplish
ments. Her selections last evening
were greeted with hearty applause, and
Miss Carse was compelled to resiond.
rendering "O. Promise Me." An excel
lent program was rendered at the af
ternoon concert, the feature being a
cornet solo by Hugo Toll, who played
"Sorrow." by Bowers, and the popular
j "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree,"
i by Van Alstyne.
manager ooncag is making arrange
ments to have a local solist appear
with the band at the concert next Fri
day evening. .
Mr- and Mrs. Allen Head will chap
erone a pleasant camping party, com
posed of young folks from this city,
who go to Campbell's island next Mon
day for a two weeks' outing. Those
comprising the party are Mr. and Mrs.
Allen Head, Mrs. Fred Vo'k, and the
Misses Hattie Tremann, Helen Head.
Sarah Montgomery, Helen Platte, ami
Clara Harrington. The camp will lie
named after their club, What-Se-Can.
their home in Rock Island. The bride Is'
; an estimable young lady, and the
grocm holds a responsible position
with the Adam's Express company tn
A. T. Flaherty entertained a number
of friends last evening at the Watch
Tower Inn. at supper, which was of the
nature of a farewell to Miss Elizabeth
Gerling. who for some time has been
visiting in this city. Miss Gerling ex
pects to leave for her home at Fort
Maiison. Iowa, in a few days.
A pleasant home wedding took place
in Davenport yesterday afternoon at 5
o'clock which united in marriage Miss
May Howe, of that city and B. C. Barth
of Rock Island. Rev. R. B. Williams
of this city officiated, the ceremony tak
ing place at the home of one of the
bride's friends. After a short wedding
trip. Mr. and Mrs. Barth will make
NOTES OF THE RIVER.
Sunday School Picnic.
The members of the West End Sun
day school will hold a picnic at Long
view park Friday. Aug. 11. Special
cars will convey the picnickers to the
grounds. Baskets amply rilled will be
in evidence and gaes arranged for all.
The Home Mission cirdo of the First
Methodist church meets Monday even
ing with Mrs. M. M. Sturgeon, 1013
The Ruth, Waunetta. Mac. Lizzie
Gardner. Sidney and Eclipse came
down, and the Ruth. Mac. and Eclipse
River Forecast: Slowly falling stages
in the Mississippi will continue from
below IVihttque to Muscatine.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
J. M. SHERIER
P. du C'-hien
Des Moines Rapids
Dangr. H'gt. Ch'ge.
line. 8 am. 24 hra.
Teet. Feet.' Feet
, Local Forecaster.
. . .14
. . .14
. . .12
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. . .21
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7.'J - 0.1
A NEW TEAM FOR THE CITY
Police Committee Buy Horses for Pa
trol and Ambulance.
At a meeting of the police commute
last evening it was decided to pur
chase a team of bays offered for sale
by Mauck & Miller for use on the pa
trol wagon and ambulance. The con
sideration involved i X425. It is the
intention to quarter the new horses at
the barn, at the city hall and use the
present patrol and ambulance team o:i
other city work keeping them at Cie
city barn on Tenth street.
Dangerous and Uncertain.
For sunburn, tetter and all skin an 1
scalp diseases. DeWitt's Witch Ha. I
Salve has no equal. It is a certain
cure forblirjd. bleeding, pitching aul
protruding piles. It will draw the fin
out of a burn and heal without a scar.
Boils, old sores, carbuncles, etc., are
quickly cured by the use of the genu
ine DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve. Ac
cept no substitute as they are often
dangerous and uncertain. Sold by all
. lllllillll IIIMIW fal
H. E. Van Duzer departs today for a
week's stay at McGregor, Iowa.
Benjamin Cable of Chicago is visit
Ing at the home of his father, R. R.
G. E. Iy-ach left this morning on the
steamer Sidney for a short visit at
Mr. and Mir. K. T. Lee depart this
evening f"r a shoit visit, with relatives
at Ottumwa. Iowa.
Mrs. M D Newton departed this
morning for a two wfks" visit with
relatives at D"catur.
County Survevor M. A. Gould !-
spending a l' days' vacation at Kala
mazoo and tlalesbuig. Mich.
Mrs. 1 G Simpson and little son.
Donnell. leave today on the steamer
Eclipse for a visit of several days in
Port Byron. ,
John Hyland. of Indianapolis is in
the city vis-.tinc Mr. and Mrs E. C. Ber
ry and family. Mr. Hyland is a broth
er of Mrs. Berry.
State's Attorney and Mrs. .1. K. Scott
returned last evening from Colota lo,
where they spent two weeks enjoying
the mountain air and scenery.
Mrs. Maigaret Shannon and grand
ton. Harold McDonald, departed yester
day for Dakota and Minnesota for an
extended vis.it with relatives.
O. L. Hill, traveling freight agent of
the Chicago & Alton railway, with
headquarters at Peoria, was in Rock
Island yesterday on buoinnss.
Harry Fox departed last evening for
Ames. Iowa. After attending to some
business matters there, be will spend
a week fishiug at Silver Lake. Iowa
Rev. D. L. McNary. pastor of the
United Presbyterian church, is spend
ing his vacation in Washington county.
Ta. He will be gone two or three
Rev. J. A. Hev nobis. D. D . who is
visltinc J. D. Warnock. is ill and will
not preach in the Tuned Presbyterian
church tomorrow as previously an
Dr. and Mrs George CrUsman de
nart Tnesdav for Canon. Colo, where
Dr. Crissman will establish a branch
denttl office. His absence will be pro
longed about one month.
F. W. Herges leaves tomorrow for a
few davs at Geneseo. Before returning
to Rock Island he will ston at Carbon
Cliff and attend to matters relating to
the unions there.
Mrs. Fred Applequist and daughter
Mayme. depart this evening for a four
months' western vtsit. They win visit
all the Important places of the west
stopping at Portland, and the lellow
Etone park for some time.
Notice for Bids.
Bids will be received at the office cf
the city clerk until Friday, Aug. 11.
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i Never Before Has Such an Opportunity for Safe and Profitable
I Irvestineit been Offered to the Public as is Presented in the
CNING OF THE TOWN SITE AT SILVIS IN CONNECTION WITH NEW SHOPS
HE ROCK ISLAND SYSTEM HAS JUST COMPLETED THE ERECTION OF A MAMMOTH MACHINE SHOP AND A BLACKSMITH SHOP FOR THE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OF ITS LOCOMOTIVES
fN THE ENTIRE SYSTEM AND ALSO A GENERAL STORE HOUSE FOR THE ENTIRE SYSTEM. AT THE PRESSNT TIME 1,200 MEN ARE EMPLOYED AT THE SHOPS, AND THE PAY ROLL FOR THE
fo WEEKS IN JULY AMOUNTED TO $30,000. OR AT THE RATE OF $60,000 PER MONTH.
fE RAILWAY COMPANY INTENDS TO MAKE THF TOWN OF SILVIS THE DIVISION HEADQUARTERS OF ALL FREIGHT TRAIN MEN ON THE FIVE DIVISIONS OF THE SYSTEM CENTERING
MMICH WILL REQUIRE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR 500 ADDITIONAL MEN AT SILVIS AS SOON AS SUCH ACCOMMODATIONS CAN RE PROVIDED. AN APPRPRIATION OF $300,000 HAS BEEN MADE BY
TlfiOAD COMPANY FOR THE IMMEDIATE CONSTRUCTION OF YARDS AND NECESSARY TERMINAL FACILITIES AND WORK HAS ALREADY BEEN COMMENCED BY THE
F CITABLE railway station for the town are in the HANDS OF LOCAL CONTRACTORS AND work THEREON will BE STARTED WITHOUT delay.
COMPANY. THE PLANS
un the Plant at Its Full Capacity Will Require an Increase in the Force to 2,000
Men. Mouses Must be Found for these Men and the Present Force.
k LOGICAL PLACE FOR THESE HOUSES IS THE NEW TOWN SITE. THE TOWN SITE IS LOCATED IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF THE MAIN BUILDINGS AT NEW SHOPS, AND ADJACENT TO
THk TO BE COVEREO BY THE RAILROAD YARDS, AND THE PLANT IS TO BE CONNECTED WITH THE TOWN SITE BY A STEEL VIADUCT OVER THE TRACKS, TO BE ERECTED BY THE RAILWAY
COkND LIGHTED WITH ELECTRIC LIGHTS AND FOREVER MAINTAINED BY THE COMPANY.
IRE ARE NO LOW LOTS IN THIS ADDITION, AS THE SAME IS ON THE BEAUTIFUL SLOPE LEADING TO THE BLUFFS ADJOINING THE TOWN ON THE SOUTH. THE RESIDENCE LOTS ARE
BEJLY SITUATED WITHIN EASY WALKING DISTANCE OF THE SHOPS AND ARE 40x140 IN DIMENSIONS, AND A CONCRETE WALK FIVE FEET IN WIDTH HAS BEEN LAID IN FRONT OF EACH LOT.
ISE LOTS ARE WELL WORTH $500 TODAY, AND A CONSERVATIVE ESTIMATE IS THAT THEY WILL BE WORTH $1,500 WITHIN A SHORT TIME.
j MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TRACTION COMPANY INTENDS AT ONCE TO BEGIN THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN EXTENSION OF THEIR LINE THROUGH THE TOWN SITE, AND THE MATERIAL IS AL
3DER TO PROVIDE NEEDED ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE EMPLOYES OF THE SHOPS AND FOR TRAINMEN. THE PROPRIETORS HAVE DETERMINED FOR A TIME TO SELL 40r140FOOT RE3
IDtlS AT A UNIFORM PRICE OF $2T5 PER LOT. INCLUDING THE CONCRETE SIDEWALK. PROVIDED THAT THE PURCHASER IMMEDIATELY ERECTS A DWELLING HOUSE UPON THE LOT TO
C03ESS THAN $1,000. THE DEMAND FOR THESE LOTS HAS FAR EXCEEDED THE EXPECTATIONS OF THE PROPRIETORS. AND ALTHOUGH THE PLAT OF THE ADDITION HAS BEEN OF RECORD
A LB RE THAN A WEEK. 15 HOUSES ARE IN COURSE OF ERECTION ON THE LOTS AND CONTRACTS HAVE BEEN ENTERED INTO WITH OTHER PURCH ASER3 FOR MANY MORE.
MESSRS. K.. S. SILVIS and G. M. BAUCOCK will be found at the Office In Silvis
irvt all times and will be pleased to show the properties to prospective purchasers
iANNOT AFFORD TO LET THIS OPPORTUNITY PASS. DO NOT DELAY, BUT COME AT ONCE, IN ORDER TO SECURE THE CHOICE OF BUILDING SITES. THE HOUSE3 ARE IN IMMEDIATE DE-
MAfLL AFFORD A PROFITABLE REVENUE FROM THE DAY OF COMPLETION, OR THE IMPROVED PROPERTIES CAN BE SOLD ON SATISFACTORY TERMS TO RELIABLE MECHANICS EMPLOY
ED H0PS AND ARE ANXIOUS TO SECURE HOMES CONVENIENT TO THEIR EMPLOYMENT.