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,TIIE ARGUS, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1000.
We have everything to cure
coughs. Ccugh Syrup, Cough
Candy, Courh Drops.
We make cur own Cough Syr
up, and guarantee every bottle
to cure your cough or give you
back your money.
Price, 25c and 50c.
Telephone for it, and save a
trip down town.
H. O. Rolfs, Dispensing Chemist.
Phones V71 or C071.
ROCK ISLAND. ILL.
Harper House Block.
Don't forget Math's with your
Ico Cream order, such as FAN
CY ICE CREAM HEARTS, CU
PID HEARTS, INDIVIDUAL
COMIC FIGURES, and many
other fancy dainties which will
please the quests.
Home-made Candies, made up
in assorted flavors; the finest
line of Valentine Candy ISoxes in
Call or telephone your- order,
and we will promptly deliver it.
. Charles E. Hodgson,
American Ins. Co.
Continental Ins. Co. ..
Agricultural Ins. Co. .
Traders' Ins. Co
Williamsburg Ins. Co.
. .Newark, N. J.
. . . . . .New York
New Hampshire Ins. Co. . N. Hampshire
Norta German Ins. Co. New York
Security Ins. Co New Haven, Conn.
Ina.Co.St ate of Illinois. . .Rockford, III.
Connecticut Fire Ins. Co. of Connecticut
Office, room 3. Buford block. Rates
as low as consistent with security.
JOHN VOLK & CO.
Dealers In single and double
streafttv. El in d3 and Mouldings.
Veneered . and Hardwood Floor-Ing-
of all kinds.
Dealer in single and double
strength Window Glass. Polish
ed Plate, Beveled Plate and
311 AND 329
Attracts Large Number of Peo
pie to Y. M. C. A.
VALENTINES IN DECORATION
Picr.cer Pedagogue Most Entertaining
Feature cf Evening Prepare
for Hamlet Trial Feb. 23.
One of t ho most enjoyable social
entertainments cvir hold at I in i. M.
C. A. buildiie: ..a.; lii.'H of last e (Mi
ni; by iht; I-2pvorf h League of the
nisi i.. euuren. i;:i..i r me auspices
f tin; association social committee,
i'ho siH'ial, which was the second of
he series at the association, attracted
in attendance of uvor -I5i people, and
n every way was a great success. The
program was held in in auditorium.
and the capacity ot the room was
The affair was in the nature of a val
entine social, ami thousands of paper
arts were used in the decoration of
he building. Strings of lunrts, dra
d from ;I;e electric lights, and on the
walls, firmed the decoration (.1' the
uiditorium. the chapel and the corri
dors. A valentine lox, placed l.ear
the entrance, was filled with valen-
:nt:s for distribution anions the ehil-
ilren of Rethany Honi'e.
The program included, in addition to
the musical numbers and readings, a
character sons. "The Pioneer Peda
gogue," rcpresi ntiug a scene in a fron
tier school. The characters v.i re Will
" v r aaa
1619 Second Avenue, 1
ROCK ISLAND. g
Look for the Bear. ?.
and removal of nerves done by us, anc
the best and most careful treatment
given to all cases, and nothing danger
ous .used, like chlorof orm, ga3, or co
We have a patent thin elastic platt
with natural gums, that fits where al
other plates would fail. We use nr
cheap material, for our work Is guar
anteed to be first clas3 and equal tc
the highest priced dentists. Call be
fore going elsewhere.
Omnt Filllnsn 2Tm
Sliver Filling SO.
Gold Piatinn Killing R0
Uold KHIifiRK, up front 8 l.CH
Cold CruvrtiM, SKi.Oft anti 4.S
Thin Klnatio Flatr $10.01
Red Rubber IMntes, K9 diina to...f .1.CW
Ofli. ICOT'.c Svonl
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represented. Hiss Lou Harris, as "Re
heeca Dixlittl," being perhaps tho
star of the perfornwince.
The folio wins h the program, and
the cast of characters in "The Pioneer
Piano solo Miss Matilda Humph
reys. Vocal duet Miss Daisy Wood and
J. A. Johnson.
Violin solo Robert II. Wiley.
Saxaphone solo Miss Althea Dean.
Heading, "Pat's Confederate Pig"
Mrs. A. L. Burnett.
Piano solo Miss Abraham.
Tlii 1'lonrrr IVdaKORUi.
Teacher J. A. Johnson.
Old Maid Aunt Miss Bella Carpen
ter. Sarah Smith Mrs. C. A. Walker.
Jack Fitz Dooliitle B.- L. Philbrook.
Itebccca Doolittle Miss Lou Harris.
Melinda Konli Miss Bthel Fraser.
Briilset O'Brien Miss Bessie N'-ift-
Frieda Marsh Miss Ruby Williams.
Keddy OTIarran F. K. Rheades.
Tommy Marsh Homer Hinlciey.
Pianist Mr;5. J. F. Robinson.
Plans for the mock trial to be held
at the association Feb. L'.'! are proirress-
ng rapidly, and the indication iri that
the event will be one of the larges:
and most successful original cntertain
inenis ever held at the association.
Over thirty men will be included in the
assignment of parts. ;uid in addition
to those .already announced, the fol
lowing characters have been assigned:
At tendant Attorney Chapman.
Horatio L. C. Daugheriy.
Rosencrantz H. E. Brown.
Marc.ellus H. E. Van Duzer.
The- jury which will pass on Hamlet" ;5
alleged crime of murdering his step
father, the lit ng of Denmark, will b"
drawn from a panel of IS young men,
selected largely fro.n the older stu
dents of the high school. General Sec
retary A. L. Burnttf. of the associa
tion, is planning to advertise the trial
extensively, and owing to the literary
and eu'ertaniing nature ot the tria', a
large audience is assured.
The Kallir Boys' choir will give a
concert at the association Feb. 2d. Ihv
choir is composed of native Kaffir boys.
who give a very entertaining concert.
in costume. An excellent program is
AT THE COLLEGE
Impersonator Entertains Augustana
Audience in Recitation of Ben
Hur Has Rare Ability.
A lar audience listened with grea'
interest to lln- reading and impersona
tion of Bi'ii Hur by Montavilki Flowers
at the August ana auditorium last ev
ening. .Mr. Flowers divided the story int )
four scenes, prefacing his reading with
.1 short outline of the story and its
significance. He first read the seen j
hetwecn Messala and Ben Hur when
they part avowing themselves enemies,
also the avowed attempted assassina
tion of the Roman governor by Ben
Hur; the? second, the galle" ship sc"iie.
the adoption of Ben, Hur by the trib
une and the meeting of the fair Iris;
the third, the preparation for the race
an. I the race itseif, and lartly the heal
ing of the leopards by the Christ, the
restoration of his nun her and sister to
Ben liar, and his final revengo upon
his enemy. Messala.
Mr. Flowers stands among the fore
most in his art. and his ability as a
monologist is of the 'highest order. The
reading was intelligent and forceful, a
dramatic and satisfactory interpreta
tion of the thought and spirit of the
Special Assessment Notice.
Notice is hereby given to all persons
interested, that the city council of the
city of Rock Islaijd, having ordered
that a local improvement, to assess the
cost of the improvement of Twenty
sixth street in the city of Rock Island,
111., from the south line of Third av
enue to the north line of Fifth avenue
by grading, curbing, paving, etc., the
ordinance for the same being on file in
the office of the city clerk of said city,
and the said city having applied to the
county court of Rock Island county, in
the state of. Illinois, for an assessment
of the costs of raid improvement ac
cording to the benefits; and, an as
sessment thereof having been made
iind returned to said court, (docket
number 11 CO) the final hearing there
on will be had on the 19th day of Feb
ruary, A. D. 190G, or as soon thereafter
as the business of the court will per
mit. All persons desiring may file ob
jections in said court before said day,
and may appear on the hearing and
make their defense.
The assessment is payable in 10 In
stallments. All installments except the first shall
bear interest at the rate of 5 per cent
um per annum, from and after date of
confirmation jintil paid.
Dated at Rock Island. III., this COth
lay of January, A. D. 190G.
A. P. HILL.
Commissioner appointed to make the
Luckiest Man In Arkansas.
"I'mhe luckiest man in Arkansas,"
writes H. L. Stanley, of Bruno, "since
the restoration of my w-ife's health af
ter five years of continuous coughing
and bleeding from the lungs; and I owe
my-good fortune to the world's great
est medicine, Dr. King's New Discov
ery for Consumption, which I know
rom experience will cure consumption
!f taken in time. My wife improved
kvith first bottle and twelve bottles
completed the cure." Cures the worst
roughs and eohls or money refunded.
t Hartz & Ullemeyer. druggists. 50c
and $1 00. Trial bottlo free.
FIVE ARE GUILTY
Saloonkeepers Enter Their Fleas
in the County
EACH PAYS $40 AND COSTS
Carscn Sentenced to 33 Days in Jail
For Stealing Brass from Bail
Louis Ortell, August C. Hanson. Oloff
Banker. Louis Schroedcr and August
Geiger appeared in the county court
I his morning and pleaded guilty to the
charge of keeping I heir saloons opeui
on Sunday, as charged in the complaint
hied by iho slate's attorney eve ral
days ago. Each was assessed $l; and
costs, tiie total lor each being about $."i.
John Car.-on pleaded guihy in the,
county court this morning to the
cuurge of stt a'ing a quantity of bra;-J
and copper of the value of about ?T. .",
the property of the Chicago. Rock Is-
.anu and I'.ui'ic Hanway company, lie
was teiiu need to o') days in the county
A inlrrsiMi ill.
The will of the late Peter J. Ander
son, 43u7 Eighth avenue, was admit
ted to prohase in the county court to
day. According to the terms of the in
strumeni. the wile is awarded the
household furniture and certain real
estate rnon ihe condition that $l."ui!
i.i paid to Frank O. Ardcrsnn, a son.
and.$:hM to Julia Ajiderson, daughter.
The remainder of the property is to be
divided between the two children nam
ed, share and share alike. Frank O.
Andersen is named as executor of the
will, which bears tiie date of Jan. 21.
Piol-.ibitir.n Expectorating Upon
Sidewalks in the City of
Rock Island, III.
Bo It Ordained by the City Council of
the City of Rock Island:
S'-ciien 1. That from and atier the
passage ef this act, any person who
:oall be- guilty of cxpeototating upon
the sidewalks .within the corporate
limits; of this city, shall be fined not
less than live dollars tor the
Cost offense; ten ('Kiu) dollars for
the second offense; ihitty (J:;ti.()'i) dol
lars for the third offense. The repel i
lioii of the violation of tills ordinance
f.T a greater number of times will
canst- the maximum penalty of oik
hundred (?lue.eii) dollars lo be placed
upon the said offender. The said vio
lators to bb prosecuted under a war
i;in: issued fre;:i any justice of tlu
j once i;i the city of Rock I dand. and
force d as is provide! by the tta.tutes
r.nd ordinances of the city of Rock Is
ijn i. Til., rel -iing lo misdemeanors.
Sec. 2. AH ordinances, or parts of
ordinance:-, in eon.Tct with the above
here iiy repi asei!.
:., 10; i;.
C. W. M'CASKRIN.
II. C. SC1IAFFER.
LINEMAN FALLS FRUM FOLE
Employe of Central Union Company
Dreaks Wrist and Noce.
Howard Fe.m'on. a lineman in the
employ of ihe Central Union Telephone
company, sustained! pauittil injuries in'nig druggists
a fall from a pole at Twenty-eighth ;
street, and Eighth-and-a-half avenue j
this morning, in scaling the pole tie
The Coal that is
Slack or Stone.
riv rC.s ! fcjn
ROCK ISLAND FUEL CO.,
DOTH PHONES. Office 23d St. and 3d Ave.
HOCK ISLAND SAVINGS BANK
b ROCK ISLAND, ILL. O
Incorporated Under the State Law. 4 Per Cent
Money Loaned on Personal Collateral or Real EstP.ee Security
Phil Mitchell. President
II. P. Hull, Vice President.
P. Creenawalt, Cashier.
Began the business July 2, 1S70,
and occupies S. E. corner of Mitch
ell & Lynde's building.
lost his hold at a height of about 20
feet. He broke cue wrist and his nose,
besides receiving cuts and bruises. Ho
!: being c.trcd for at Sti Anthony's hos
DAVENPORT HAD VISIONS
OF NEW MODERN HOTEL
Rock island Firm Merely Incorporated
in Iowa to Handle Cedar Rap
The filing of articles of incorporation
of the M. M. Hotel company in Dav
enport is taken to mean in certain quar
ters in that city that J. E. Montrose, el
Peoria, and Charles McIIugh, of this
city, proprietors of the Harper and
Rock Iflnr.d hotels here and others
elsewhere, are te enter business aero.,--.
j the river. I! would be foilunare for
The M. & M. Hotel company is form
d to handle the" new property of die
Incorporators at Cedar Rapids now in
course of construction. The capita!
stock is $2."i,0u(t, and the incorporators
and ofiiccrs are:
President Jackson E. Montrose.
Sccreiary Mary Elizabeth Mc
Vice. Presidt nt and Treasurer
Ursulirvw Sisters Recom
mend Father John's
Medicine for Throa.t and
"We, the undersigned, cheerfully
recommend and endorse the use of
Father John's Mcdic'ne as a sun? and
immediate relief for all colds, throat
and bronchial troubles, having used h
with success for one of the member:-:
of our institution v.ho was threatened
with consumption of the throat. Hear
ing of the excellence of Father John'-:
Medicine, we mad.' a trial and are glad
to Ft lie that af'.er taking three' bottles
a decided change took, place, the pa
lira: having recovered her voice, which
had he n impaired for nearly two
;.v; is. In a word, it is the only rcm
t dy thai helped her. Would tint every
family knw iis value." (Signed) l"r
suline Sisters. Frsuline Convent, Wa
le rville, Maine.
IMPORTANT TO KNOW
Father John's Medicine is not a pat
ent medicine. Contains no alcohol or
injurious drugs. !( cures cold
ami ail throat and lung
drives all imp".r'! ies out of
and builds up the- system.
Fathe r John's Medicine is for sale bv
T. H. Thomas.
Lead to Worthless or Harmful Rent
dies. Kt'muliting the scalp may allay iho
itching of liie dandruff, but that doe:-,
noi cure the scalp. The disease won't
yild to quinine or capsicum nor alco
hol, because it is caused by a germ or
parasite. To cure dandruff the germ
mast be destroyed. Until recently
there was no hair preparation, or dan
druff cure, or h;;ir restorer on the mar
ket that would kill that insidious germ
that dries up the scalp into little scales
called dandruff, and absorbs the vi
tality of the hair, causing falling hair,
and finally baldness. Newbro's Her
picide is ihe only really scientific prep
aration to cure dandruff, prevent fall
ing hair and baldness. Sold by lead-
henu ie cents In stamp?-
for sample to the Herpicide company,
He'roit, Mich. T. H. Thomas, special
Interest Paid on
It. R. CaU'e.
William II. Dart,
H. P. Hull,
E. W. Hurst,
P. Green a wait
H. S. Cable.
Solicitors Jackson & Hurst. .
Sale of D. Roy
$15,000.00 Worth of Pianos, Or nans, fi
ano Players, Small Instruments, Slieet
A BIG SACRIFICE SALE
Every Instrument Belonging tK the Estate Must Be Sold in tiie
Next Two Weeks Fo rmer Prices Will Not Be
Considered, wliicK Means a Discount of One
, Lalf to Two-Tkirds Off.
Marked in Plain Figures
at Appraised Gash Prices
But the Administrator Offers Easy Terms of Payment at tne
Mari:ed Cash 'Appraisement Prices Store Open
Evenings, 1609 Second Avenue,
Rock Island, Illinois.
Sale Begins Monday
To the public: In order that the af
fairs of the estate of 1). Roy Bowlby
may be closed up, as administrator of
estate and pursuant to an order from
the court, I am authorized to sell and
close out the entire stock of pianos,
oigans, piano players, small instru
ments, sheet music, store fixture.-.. fc.
Having but a short time to do t':i?!.
I have determined to offer the eaiire
stock at appraised prices in a big
sale, confident that there are enough
people in this section needing instru
ments who will be quick to take' ad
vantage of the nuust:.;l rceue; Ion.; ia
prices, and relieve me of the tedious
and expensive alternative of selling
oach instrument as I can find buy
ers. The entire stock has been apprais
ed by competent men. Every instru
ment is marked to sell at the apprais
ed value, which in most cases Is less
than the factory co;t. and in many
cases the appraised value Is but a
fraction of the value of the instru
ment. Ia offering this stock at these ex
tremely low appraised prices there
can to no deviation whatever from
Therefore, each instrument will
bear a large tag which will plainly in
dicate the former selling price and
the present sale price, and it is need
less to state that the great reduction
v.ili bo apparent to all.
SALE LASTS TWO WEEKS ONLY.
On Monday morning, February 12,
promptly at S:2) o'clock and continu
ing to February 21, and no longer, I
will offer this line stock to private
parties at. the most sensational dis
counts and easy terms ever known
in this section.
BEST MAKES OF PIANOS.
As the stock consists of various
well known makes, purchasers are
certain to find their favorite piano
here, such as the Hallet &. Davis,
Kimball, H.M. Cable, Stc inway. Weber,
Lakeside, Whitney, Hinx.e and oth
ers, practically all of them bright and
new; a few slightly used or store
worn, and marked accordingly.
A30UT THE TERMS.
It is very gratifying to me to be able
to offer the most liberal terms to
purchasers during this sale1. A small
cash payment of $10 to $25, the bal
ance to be paid at $4, $5, $G, $7, $8,
to $10, per month, will send one of
theee pianos to your home.
TERMS ON SMALL INSTRUMENTS,
Small Instruments, sheet music,
etc., when amount of purchase Is un
der $10 will be cash; on purchases of
more than $10 liberal terms will be
BARGAINS FOR EVERYBODY.
It ia, of course, impossible to quote
prices here on each and every instru
ment It is really necessary that you
call and see these beautiful pianos,
piano players, organs, etc., In connec
tion with the marked prices to fully
realize the importance of this sale;
of the wonderful money-saving advan
tages here presented.
New pianos at $S7.
New pianos at $112.
New pianos at $1CC.
Morning, Feb. 12tn
Above makes of piancr, have been
retailed here always at $-"0 to $2'.).
Terms to suit you.
Beautiful new pianos. 1000 rtyb s.
latest Improvements, worth and sell
at $275 to $rV'0, will go in this sale
at to $1CS. Terms to suit you.
ONE PRICE TO ALL.
The cash appraised price is the
ea.sy-tcrm price, with the exception
of a small rate of interest on deferred
payments. All mu: t be treated aJil.e. ...
! High grade pianor;, in el! the faury 1
j case designs, rosewood, mahog-my.
English oak, walnut and French 'wal
nut cases, worth and' always aH at
$:J25, $350 and $375. are here markM
to sell a. $173, $212, $230. $24:? to
Terms to suit you.
Highest grade uprights, the very
best products of their several makers,
in many different designs and finish
es pianos that easily retail at $lii.ri.
$450, $500 and $550 fo close out In
this sale at $27S, $200, $312. etc., and
on easy terms to puit.
Here 13 an opportunity to secure
one of the best makes at the co.-.t of
the cheaper kind.
OUT OF TOWN PEOPLE.
Those living out of the city should
not hestitate to come to this sale. It
will pay largely to take advantage
of this wonderful opportunity. If un
able to call, write or phono U3, and
we will gladly furnish all desired in
formation. USED PIANOS.
Uprights and squares, all In fine
playing condition, will go at a frac
tion of their worth, $10, $12. $15. $25,
$10, $55, $S0, $110, $125, etc. Terms,
$5 to $10 cash down, $3 $4, to $5 per
ORGANS, NEW AND USED.
Many different makca, Kimball.
toy. Lakeside, Moline, Western Cot
tage and others, will be closed oui at
$5, $7, $10, $15, $18, $20 to $1S. Terms.
$5 cash, $3 or $4 monthly.
New and used to close out ot 555,
$S0, $110, $125 to $150, on terms to
suit. A liberal supply of music with
SMALL INSTRUMENTS, SHEET
It is impossible to quote prices on
this class of merchandise. Suffice it
to jsay that while the stock lasts it
will go at about one-third former
AN EARLY VISIT ADVISA3LE.
I am sure this whole stock will be
quickly taken, so advise an early call
to insure a choice selection.
SPREAD THE NEWS.
Tell your friends and neighbors
about this wonderful money-saving
event. You will Le doing them a
STORE OPEN EVENINGS.
During the sale tbe store will he
open evenings until 9:30, at 1C0
Second avenue. Hock Island.
SAM W. HOWLBY,