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TIDS BOOK ISYmq ABQUgi TUEBDAy. MABCH 5 18S8.
And inauguration eilk sale. Two grand events which occur
Will open the ball to inaugurate the Rale of new silks just received, China
India , silk. Shanghai silks bd.1 Surah silks. One half (i). one third (J),
A nne t urrb (J). 1ms than value. We urn rot forced to sell them at such prices.
?. -o- a forced it ' simply a special arrancemcnt with the mills agent,
hr we can sell silks at such low jirlces that will not occur again.
o!rrUL LOT ) Qfl Cents a It
8 rfllN'A. SILKS "u yard
..MB LOT PHIS rED S A A 0nU a I
INDIA SILh f. JHrl
tei KiM1 I
Stripe fciurah silks 72 cents a yard, real value 81 20.
Mn lot rolored Faille silks, 72 cents a yard, 41.00, a yard recular wav.
Pluck Armure subs i"- cents n yru, you nave paw fi.tn, lor
nudes in combinations and plain colors, for evening, for
Btr'for tea i!',wns' nrt children's wear, old rose, absynthe,
"m.d blurs, reds and browns. Ladies who are on the alert for
Blsck Armure swas cents a yaro, you
arteu. D'U'. , ' "
.ill roine this wet k.
We nci'ii.Hiend co brands that are
Ur lady friends to feel that the most im
Lit (TniM 'ent judce. -
T nit- and "- ,,l! ,,f,w ,uinK if Jn
tlitj vl' 'iH interest you. as wen as the low prices. Room for all.
OidVrs by mail receive prompt attention.
1714. 1716 1718. 1720 and 1723 Skcond AvEurK. Rock Island.
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M SlFAC"ITRER9 OF
And P. a '.its in Artists' Materials,
r.'ci.i'iifs. H'Hijonery, Etc.
- FURN MURE
t5?Call and examine our Goods and prices.
KANN & FLEMMING,
N"o. 1811 Sficond Avenue,
between Eighteenth and Nineteenth Streets,
(KELKK8TKhs BciLinso) ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
have the largest .tock in the city,
0-Pai.i- ....... (totng to
.nteed. T&?l io, on short notice. All work
I Cor. Second Ave., and 15th re.t. SUTCLIFFE BROS,
will not require no expert to tell they
we say they are worth a half
68 cents a yard.
nave pain f 1.U5, for as $ood. All the
tor street, lor Douse
not well known to us as reliable, and wish
Xjierienced person cm purchase just as the
intend to purchase or not. The novelties.
1705 Second avenue.
and Ivnlers in
at a BAR&AIN
and are bound ,o. .
make it co. "
i iiT i i i t r a
THE NEW FIRhT CHDRCfl.
The Beautiful Religious Edifice
The Plana T Arehlcert Hehreia
and the Appearance of the Bntl41nc
--A M4el Htraietaire.
That the congregation of the First M.
. church in Rock Island will, before the
Christmas chimes of another year are
heard, worship in a new edifice, is no
longer a doubtful question, for such cir
cumstances are contingent only upon the
fact of the energetic pastor, Mr. Gue, be
log spared to carry c ut the noble work
he has inaugurated.
The plans for the new church, which
have been drawn by D. S. Schureman,
architect, call for a stately and magnifi
cent structure to be er?cted on the site of
the present building at the corner of
Fifth avenue and Nineteenth street.
The new church, which will cost in the
neighborhood of $25,000, will be about
105 feet on Fifth avenue and 90 feet on
Nineteenth street. Tlietwo fronts will
be stone laid up "btoken ashlar" with
cut stone trimmings. It is intended to
use local stone, if suitable kinds can be
found in the vicinity. The pastor and
the architect have bees out prospecting,
and have selected Styeral kiDds which
the architect will exaaiine and test, and
will probably sulect srnie from the num
ber of samples that will answer for the
purpose. The auditorium has three en
trances, one is in the tower which faces
Fifth avenue, about the center of the
building. Another on the Nineteenth
streetside, near the rear. The two en
trances from Nineteei th street will also
lead ti the balcony wt ich extends around
three sides of the auditorium in graceful
lines, and will add lar gely to the beauty
of the interior; the rear entrance on
Nineteenth street also leads to the pas
tor's study, kitchen, choir, music room
and ladies' society room. The tower en
trance will lead? to ti e Sabbath school
room as well as the t.uditorium. anoth
er entrance, farther wst, also leading to
the Sabbath school room
The auditorium floor slants from all
the outer edge toward the pulpit which
stands in the corner on Nineteenth street
and the south end of ihe room; the choir
Is circled around the pulpit immediately
in the rear of and slightly above it and
will accommodate abcut fifty singers; the
'first floor will accommodate about 400
The -Blaek Ha "
Notwithstanding tl at its name at first
thought calls up visions of pirates,
yet "The Black Flag." which is
to be producod at Harper's theatre
on Friday, Marct 8, is by no
means a piratical or blood and thun
der drama. On the contrary it is a beau
tiful story of English life, well told and
full of genuine hunor and touching
pathos. The name, to many, will be
familiar from the higtily successful pro
duction which was given the play in this
section some two ( r three years ago.
Those however who Co not know the
derivation of the title may learn that it is
the custom at Portlani prison, England,
whenever one of the convicts escapes, to
hoist a black flag in order to put the sur
rounding inhabitants on their guard to
capture the fugitive and claim the re
ward. As the hero it unjustly convicted
of a crime not his, anl confined in Port
land, whence he escapes through the aid
of his sweetheart. Ttie deduction of the
name becomes easy. "The Black Flag"
being a first-class attraction, should have
a full house Friday n'uht.
la Holy llondn.
Iu Cordova, at the home of the bride's
aunt, Mrs. W. C. Heany, at 2 o'clock this
afternoon, occurred the marriage of Mr.
J. W. Potter, proprietor and editor of
the Arocs, and Miss Minnie E. Abbott,
Rev. R. F. Sweet, rector of Trinity parish,
this city, performing the ceremony in the
presence of the near relatives of the con
The bride, who wis reared in Rock
Island, possesses those qualities and ac
complishments which fit her to grace a
home. Of the many friends of the groom
in Rock Island, none esteem him more
than those employed in the editorial, bus
iness and mechanical departments of his
office, and of the corgratulations which
greet Mr. and Mrs. Potter in their hap
piness, none are more sincere than those
which come from the Arods force.
At the close of the service Mr. and
Mrs. Potter left for the east on a short
A IT oof a l Map-
Mr. L. II. Huse, of the firm of Welden
& Huse, of Jacksonville, publishers of
Tunison'a railroad, distance and town
ship map of Illinois, in in the city deliver
ing the map to subscribers. The map ia
made from government surveys, is accur
ate and well designed and is an article of
use and value in ever' office and business
bouse. The maps are being sold at f 1
The body ia more susceptible to benefit
from Hood's Baraapurilla now than at
any other season. Therefore take it mow.
and the balcony 280, making 850 sitting
in the auditorium, and ao arranged that
the Sabbath school room can be annexed
to it with an opening of twentyfour feet
in which works rolling blinds of the Wil
aon patent, which are new here, but have
been used largely and successfully by the
architect. This will add about 800 ait
tings to the church.
The Sabbath school room floor is level
with the highest part of the auditorium
floor which is about five teet above the
sidewalk,, and in addition to the first
floor, it also has a balcony that will hold
150 pupils, and a visitor's gallery that
will accommodate 50, and an infant room
for 100, making a total of 600 scholars
that can be nicely accommodated. Both
tiers or the sabbain school room are so
arranged that they can be divided into
thirteen rooms almost instantly with the
The building also contains a thorough
ly equipped kitchen, dining room, par
lors, committee room, music room, so
ciety rooms, library, toilet rooms for
ladies and gentlemen fitted up with hot
and cold water. Parlors and ladies'
rooms are conveniently located and con
nected to the kitchen with a dumb wait
er, and comfort and elegance appear in
all the surroundings.
The architect, Mr. Schureman, who has
recently located in Rock Island, is
practical mechanic and fully understands
his business and every detail pertaining
to it, and will, if authorised to do so,
push the work with vigor, being a super
iotendent of construction as well as an
accomplished architect. He removed to
Rock Island from Cincinnati, where he
had made a great reputation, and brings
such references as establish the character
of his workmanship and the satisfaction
it baa given in every instance. lie has
come west because of the larger op porta
mties offered and the faith he has in Rock
Island, and the general growth of cities
hereabouts. Mr. Schureman has done
considerable church work at his former
home, the most noted of which is the
First Baptist church, Cincinnati, prepided
over by Rev. M. C. Look wood. It is
considered the most perfect in the Ohio
valley bv experts, and Mr. Schureman
has followed out the same idea largely in
the church here
The people of Rock Island will contrlb
u'e liberally to this new enterprise and
another fine structure will be erected,
which in the general good of the whole
city each inhabitant will also reap the
Fine Florida oranges at F. Q. Young's
Skating at the rink Thursday evening
Admission 10 cents.
Good cook wanted Mrs. Phil Mitch
ell, 714, Twentieth street.
Mr. H. Prince, representing the "Black
Flag" company, is in the city.
Cleveland weather seems to haye de
serted Washington with the exit of Pres'
A new Catholic cathedral is to be
erected at Davenport at a cost of $80,
000 to $100,000.
Some of the sweetest oranges ever seen
in this market have iust beau received
from Florida at F. ti. Young's.
Sam Wright is aaid to be the latest
candidate for mayoralty honors on the
republican ticket. Sam is willing.
The sociable and oyster supper at the
Ninth street M. E. Church last evening
proved a very enjoyable and successful
Lost Two wees s since, a small library
book, Biography of George Sand
Finder please leave at this office and
Mr. Carl Siebert. who was "Cap" Cor
coran 's tonsoral assistant for four years,
has returned from Chicago, where he has
worked at his trade for some time. Mr.
Siebert will again preside overa chair at
Corcoran's, where he would be pleased to
see his friends.
There are to be services in Trinity
church Ash Wednesday, at 10 a. m., and
7:30 p. m. and during Lent, Sundays,
Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:45 a. m.
and 7 p. m., and during Holy week daily
except Easter, even at 10 a. m. and 7 p.
A dispatch states that Newton Watt,
who was serving a life term in the Joliet
penitentiary for complicity in the great
Rock Island express robbery, in which
Messenger Kellogg Nichols waa mar
ered, died yesterday of consumption.
He protested innocence to the last. -J
Mr. C. H. Thatcher, for two and a half
years night train dispatcher at the R. I.
& P. office, has resigned his position to
go into the banking business at Ainsley,
Neb. He is succeeded by J. E. Sturr.
recently with the C R. I. & P-
Cbtldrea' Collection :ioIobl
A children'! festival was held at the
Christian chapel Friday night last, at
which jugs, which bad been previously
distributed for monetary contributions
were received. Saturday morning it was
discovered that miscreants had entered
the church daring the night, smashed
the jugs, secured the contents amount
ing to about $20 and left the broken
pieces on the floor. .
THE FORTY DAYS' FAST.
The Lenten Penitence and its Ob
What the Beaooa Commemorate to
She Christian Went How It U
Kept ttplrttaally and Bodily.
The church has passed its triumphal
Advent season, iu Christmas feasting and
rejoicing, and tomorrow Asb Wednes
day will enter upon a period of peniten
tial fasting and prayer. The season be
ginning tomorrow and in commemoration
of the Sa vloi's forty days' fast in the
wilderness, is the most solemn in the
Catholic, Episcopal, Greek and Lutheran
churches, including as it does the last
forty sorrowful days of the life of our
Lord Jesus Christ. The season ends with
Passion week, the first day of which is
Palm Sunday, when He entered Jerusa
lem with the multitude flinging palm
branches in Bis path and singing hosan-
nas in His nime, the same fickle and
cruel multitude that five days later were
clamoring for His blood in the judgment
hall of Pontius Pilate, with the fearful
cry of "Crucify Him, Crucify Him." Spy
Wednesday, which follows after, is so
framed from the activity displayed by
the agents of the high priest and others
in authority to find something on which
they could base a criminal charge.
On Holy Thursday, Christ endured His
mental agony in the ever memor
aoie garaen oi uetbsemane. it was
there the disciples unknowing the
tremendous events that were to transpire,
slept while their master suffered in silence
and sweat drops of blood as He prayed
His Heavenly Father that the bitter cup
might pass from him. On Good Friday
He was crucified. On Easter Saturday
He slept in the sepulcher prepared by
pious hands, and on Easter Sunday His
resurrection was announced to Mary by
the Angel of God. It is fitting that these
great events, the greatest in the history
of mankind, should be duly observed by
the christian world. The festival of
Easter is what la.called a movable one
It is regulated entirely by the course of
the moon. The festival is always placed
after the first full moon following the
vernal equinox and has therefore a range
of twenty-eight days, the period of the
lunar month. This year the season is
nearly or quite as late in the year as it is
possible to be, following as it does the
full moon of April 15, Easter occurring
on the following Sunday, April 21.
Rev. R. F. Sweet, rector of Trinity
parihh, has issued the following Lenten
letter to his parish:
The season of Lent again calls us to
self denying discipline.
The uses of Lent what are they? May
not its sacred duties be summed up in
two words discipline and devotion?
Would it not be well if all eagerly em
braced the yearly recurring opportunity
of learning these secrets of a holy life?
If the self denying discipline of Lent has
been ungrudgingly adopted, would not
the experience gained prove to be a great
blessing to those whom changed circum
stances may compel to accept frugality as
the constant rule of life?
Lenten experience in plain living has
aUo a bearing upon personal health. The
health may be benefitted largely by such
experience. Unbroken luxuriousness of
diet often induces a bodily state border
ing on ill health, if not bodily derange
ment that destroys all the comfort of
life, and leads to premature death. Sim
plicity of living, such as Lent gives its
sanction to, will often help on a restora
tion to health so thorough as to bring
with it a feeling of surprise that such a
beneficent result can be so easily secured.
As to specific forms of abstinence, it is
difficult to give rules. It may be irksome
to abstain, but it must be a self-denying
enort, abstinence from wonted lndul
genres. We must gain control of the
body, and this is impossible without self
denial obedience to a rule of life.
Such strictness is of great benefit
to the soul as well as the body. It
leads not onlyto improved bodily health,
but also to 'increased mental vigor.
Lent, as it yearly recurs, provides a ben
eficent opportunity to all who symbolize.
by their adoption of some form of ab
stinence, their willingness to be obedient
to the higher Influences of the church. In
her services and sacred duties and holy
The church, by the sacred season of
Lent, guides her children into higher
paths of spirituality. It is part of her
divine mission to the world to uplift for
universal recognition thj idea of Lenten
abstinence, not as mere will-worship, but
as the way of a higher, purer life. Give,
by some self - sacrifice, at least a portion
of your time and means to the church, as
you humbly profess to follow In the foot
steps of Him who "loved the church and
gave Himself for it." Do not let these
weeks of prayer pass without resolution
and effort, laying hold of the means of
grace, for a higher and nobler life. Use
all the means. Have a definite plan and
carry it out Come to all the services of
These forty days well spent in fidelity
to our Lord, to His church, and to one
another, will make a change in many a
home, many a soul, for which there has
been great need and long wailing. The
Easter joy will be deepened by the com
panionship of manf souls wo are now
unconscious of the love of Him who
waitelh to be gracious 1 May it be deeper
in your hearts than you have ever felt it
before. All this is real Lent will give
you. Make it real.
Regulations for the observance of Lent
in the Catholic church are:
1. Ash Wednesday falls on the Cth of
2. All the days of Lent are fasting ex
cept the Sundays.
8. All persons who have completed
their twenty-first year, unless legitimately
dispensed, are obliged to keep the fast.
Custom allows a cup of coffee, tea or
chocolate, with a small piece of bread, to
be taken in the morning. In the even
ing a collation not exceeding the fourth
part part of an ordinary meal is allowed.
4. By dispensation the use of fresh
meat is allowed at the principal meal on
Mondays. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sat
urdays, except the Saturday in Ember
week and the Thursday and Saturday in
8. The use of fish and fresh meat is
not allowed at the same meal during
0. All under twentysone years of ate
those who are engaged in hard work the
sick and convalescent, and persons who
cannot fast without serious injury to
health, are exempt from the fast. Persons
excused from fasting on account of ten
der age, hard labor, and sickness are not
restricted to the use of flest-meat at only
one meal on the days on which it Is al
lowed. Those Who entertain any reason
able doubt about their obligation to fast
or abstain ought to apply to their pastors
for advice or dispensation.
Bear in mind the fact that Clemann fc
Salzmann hold undisputed sway in prices
in furniture, carpets and curtain goods.
the reason being that their goods are
purchased direct from the manufacturers,
thus enabling them to save the wholesale
dealers' profit. They have purchased
more largely than ever this year and have
now a stock three times as large as any
similar establishment in this city. In
their carpet room, over four hundred dif
ferent styles of carpets can be seen from
the ordinary hemp to the elegant Mo
quette, all of which are of the most de
sirable styles. If you are in need of any
thing in this line, it will repay you well
to call on this firm before purchasing.
The business card of Dr. W. O. Eulp,
the old and popular dentist of Daven
port, appears elsewhere in this paper.
Mr. Eulp has lately removed to new quar
ters in the Masonic building, which are
supplied with every facility and con
venience for the prosecution of the pro
Brownaon, the hatter, also has an ad
vertisement in the Abous to which he in
vites the attention of the people. He
makes a specialty of the "Dunlap Hat"
of which the spring styles have just been
Dr. and Mrs. G. E. Berth gave an elab
orate reception to about eighty of their
friends last evening.
Miss Maggie Potts entertained a num
ber of her friends on her fifteenth birth
day last evening.
Firstclass class coat and pantaloon
makers. To flratclass workmen will pay
more than union prices. Apply to
M. J. McBrids,
103 North Adams Street,
POTTER ABBOTT At Cordova. Wock Island
county, ill,, on Tuesday, Mrch 5th. 1889. br Kev
R. F. Sweet, Mr. John W. Potter and Mtt
aiDDie K. A o Dolt. Ao cards.
Chas. A . Stskl, Mn.r.
ONE NIGHT ONLT,
SATURDAY, MARCH 9.
Not one bat 1O0O laughs. Ever welcome appeal
pearance of the idol of the (on-loving public,
Miss Kate Castleton
And her Famous Company of Comedian?, under
tne management or air. liarry fhtlllpa,
ureseniing the latest laughing success,
A Paper Doll!
To a prudent person 'twonld furntsh, have fur
nifhed. an unity of laughter for life.
Miss Castleton will introduce tne irreatest of
all success, "For Goodness sako Don't say I
PKICK9 25. SO and 75 cents. Seats on sale
at uemann a salzmann .
I Wednesday Evening, March 6.
Admission 35 Cents.
Good order maintained. Objectionable
characters strictly prohibited.
Street cars for Molint after dance.
and a fall line of
Under Rock Island Honse.
Brownson the Hatter,
now shown. -
Second and Main Btreet,
Secured bt First Mobtoaoe,
Are the Safest and Best
Investments for a
In IS year w hara lnrssted" orer TWO KIL
- LlOH dollars in this manner without a
loas so far to any chant.
We make a Specialty of Farm Lands,
and spar no pains or expense to keep oar buci-
ne on this conserratlTe basis. - -tSSfnTestors
are Invited to call or write for de
tails. Completed Loans lorfSOO and npwards al
ways on hand for sale.
U!yta cm tea
Monday Morning, March 4, Mclntire Bros, will open the
To try to give a description of all the well, we won't worry
you with even an attempt at a description. But we have the
goods in quantity, quality. We quote a few only.
Elegant all-wool flannel, 25c per yd bargain.
Red fluch flannels, 40 inch, broadcloth finish, 49c per yd.
Paisley sacking flannel, 64 inch, 03c.
Romma flannels, 02 inoh (elegant) OSc.
1,000 yards of choll, at 7c per yd.
We could go on at length giving prices, but come in and see
us any way.
Elegant Henriettas, all shades, silk and wool.
Tamise cloth in all shades.
Roba patterns, Sicilian cloths, Mariettas. Sebastapole, Otto
mans, melroae, nun's veiling.
We show six shades in perfection broadcloth.
Our line of black goods Is complete.
Very sorry we have no more room to tell you of trimmings,
but if you come in and see, you will say wc have the most ele
Kant line of ornaments in all the shades, and our line of Per
sian trimmings the most beautiful.
Hock Island. Illinois.
1523 and 1525
Second Avenue, Rock Island,
Can now show you the
ver seen in
t& Remember the place, one door West of Harper's Thea
lie. The only double front store in Rock Island.
J. B ZIMMER,
No. 1810 Second avenue, is receiving dally his stock of
FALL AND WINTER GOODS
of the latest patterns. Call and examine them and remem
ber that he makes his suits up in the latest styles.
HIS PRICES ARE LOW.
-Catawba, Fort, Blackberry and
$1.50 per Gallon,
POST OFFICE BLOCK. :
s3"8end for Price List, P. O. Box 82.
Kidney and LiYer Pills
Ssr tk) car e Um. Cdaer. Bload aW
aea diseases. TkMeekbrated oik ante
tnf U place of the aacn exMoaire
kidnar aod Brer eeaBMainta. and an fu i
aaora 11t takes, ami la fact are tha bat tulnar
ersr tntrodawed for ail diseases of tha kidaaira
attdltm, sick beads eta, pais ta tha back an
Ida. attabia. (nawta sad hmhm pains at taa
pttof tba Moaoacb, Tallow alia, coated kaunieu
aomisf p at taa food after rating. ij ,
f tba kidasna. araTeL ate- and sa a Caauhr in
they fcara aa aqaal. aadafeoald bakaptla arair
! djapapai. ana arary eay beSaro
aaordar ot tha ikdarim. twa, two or
three thwa a work aatfl MHmdilw 3aiM
of tba llTar.sast Wllna taarfr
GIVE THEM A TRIAL.
NONE EQUAL THEM
Tba proprietor am forward tbrm team? aftfteaj
25 Cts a Bottle.
sTaas aalj ij
T. H. THOMAS,
Largest Btock of fine
in the West.
: ; ROCK ISLAND. ILL.
Cures Coughs, Colds, Hoarsenas, Croup
Whooping Cough, Spitting of
Blood and all Diseases
of the Lungs.
One trial la all that la neaesiary to can rise
you that It Is tba beet Cough Kemedy aaada. aa
next time too bare a icngk or cold, sail aaa gat
Price 10. 25 and SO cents.
CaU,forcircalar eontalalng teattSDOBiala.
Manufactured by ; .
V. B. Above roods shipped to as address oa
iraotpt of the price.