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THE (BOCK ISTJOTO AKGUS. TUESDAY, MARCH 19 I8b9.
All the new bades, and blacks, wool
ij,Driette. 8 ibes wide it 25c.
41) inch funey stripe wool dress flan
eels. 8.ritfrwfiKht 28c a yard.
nnl.ie fold Tricots, spring goods,
lOc per yard
:tl inch hII wool Henriettas, a supes
ft.ric nil tft new shades, imported
Our Mr. L. Mr-Cube hs returned
f i t. ,.dt wli-re he hits liven making
,(.j Mii ly "f the very Ut-st novel,
in P',ss '' wiiiin(r New York.
B gton rl i) tbi. slid r.iuor fttsnion
.,,,' Rml hn purcbased rd enormous
,wk nrr ex optionally favorably clr.
LnmlHiic . The changes tsking effect
, VB-tliiiiK,nn ,K,,!"''1 u niporsry stag-
tin of hiixiiH-ss. which gnve lnrife cat.h
. ,H ,.tr ndvantanes of which we
wen-iu't to nvstl ourselves.
Tliiiiniiil of yards new dress poods
r(vi ived n Saturday. Will bo ready on
MONDAY A. M. at 9:30.
NYw French Press Flannels, French
:: anil lA'ensive VHritties iust received
fnhiKi. Muck Henriettas, and Nun's veili
1714. 1716. 1718. 1720 and
Atnl Dh!t4 in Artists' Materials,
I'li'lnt'tf. Stationery. Etc.
Vt? are the Western agents for the stove manufactures
of Taplix, Rice & Co., and carry the largest stock of
stoves west of Chicago. In buying of us you virtually
fuy of the manufacturers and at lower prices than any
rrtail dealer can afford to make. It will pay you to see
in lefre you buy anything in the shape of a'stove.
WILURD BAKER & CO,,
Opposite Harper Honse. Rock Island.
W. have the largest stock in the clly. d are bound t0 and , w
Paintin., J&tomakeltgo. v
KUMd. Don', Tfaii toote th?rH,ID,D don- rt notice. All work
r Swond Ave ' and 15th street. 8UTCLIFPB BROS.
Silk mixed striped suitings 40 inches
wide 48c a yard, real value 75o.
Double fold Cashmere and Dsbeige
mixtures 10Jc a yard.
Double Fold Flannel Suitings.
19c per yetrd
NOVELTIES. MOHAIRS, ALPACAS.
8ici!iefta de l'Empire, Novelty Stripes.
Novelty Plaids, Art Decorated Com
Our silk sale will also he continued
this week with large additions, with
fancy stripes, wide India and China
silks, the best and grandest bargains of
A new lot of Inter spring shades in
Surahs at 44c. A special lot of plain
China silks at 86 cents a yard. Another
special lot of printed India silks at 44c.
Boston and New York price 62J cents.
Shanghai silks, black armure silks, faille
silks, and many choice styles which we
have no space to describe.
and American Challies in exquisite color
Aeents for B. Prestlv & Cie'a clhrt1
ng. the best in the world.
1723 Second Avknck. Rock Island.
KINGSBURY & SON,
1705 Second avenue.
at a BARGAIN
WELL, Wli'LL PAVE.
The Council Orc.ers Improvement
of Second Avenue.
Uraalte. IKIsed the;Matertil What
the Tax Payers Favored Xow Let's
The city council took an important and
commendable step in the way of prog
ress last evening in ordering the perma
nent improvement of Second avenue by
means of granite pavement. Aid. Negus
introduced the paving ordinance, an out
line of which was tfiven in last night's
Arous and in connec tion therewith spoke
of what he believed from a personal in -formal
canvass of ptoperty holders, to be
the prevailing sentiment, the preference as
he took It being for granite, and be be
lieved it to be the cioBt economical, too.
Mr. Negus spoke as in extensive proper
ty holder as a man who knew whereof he
spoke, having fully investigated, and he
spoke in his official capacity as alderman
and his remarks carried weight with the
council, notwithstanding that he was
twice interrupted by the mayor, who was
very anxious to shov what he thought he
knew about granite.
In support of Mr. Negus' theory as to
the practical economy of granite, Mr.
Nevins, a contractor of wide experience
of Omaha, who has used granite for pav
ing and building purposes, expressed his
opinion that gra nlu: would be the most
economical materitj and he told the
council that he would be clad, were op
portunity afforded, to give a bond of
630.000 to put dowu the granite for $3
per square yard.
City Attorney McKniry laid before the
council the action -of the tax payers at the
afternoon meeting, and read the resolus
tion appearing herettter.
The council then adopted the ordinance
ordering granite, as the official proceed
At the adjourned meeting of the prop
erty holders along (Second avenue at the
rooms of the Rock Island Citizens' Im
provement association at 4 o'clock yes
terday afternoon, I;. D. Buford presided
and City Attorney McEniry was secre
tary. The question of paying was dig
cussed in its various aspects by Capt. T.
J. Robinson, P. L. Mitchell, Wm. Jack
son and others. E II. Ouyer gave it as
his view that f 8.50 was the lowest possi
ble cost per yard at which pavement
could be laid do wo. P. L. Mitchell
offered the following;:
If the city council decide to pave Sec
onu avenue, we. the property owners on
Second avenue reoommend a vitrified
brick pavement, laid in the best manner
Fred Hass offered the following which
was adopted, after it had been voted that
the sense of the neeting he expressed
that Second avenue be paved:
Whereas. The chy council has adopt
ed an ordinance under date of October
30, 1383, that all permanent improve
ments thereafter shtll be done by special
taxation or special assessment, and have
thereby adopted article nine, of section
24 of the general municipal incorporation
law of the state of Illinois or as much
thereof as may be ntcessary to fully ex
ecute said ordinance; and
Whereas, It is the sense of the tax
payers now present, that all improve
ments such as filling, grading, gravelinir.
macadamizing, paving, asphalt or what
soever the nature of such improvements
may be, shall be considered permanent
improvements, with the exception of
necessary repairs, and such are subject
10 removal. And it is the further sense
of the tax payers that there shall be no
sum expended during the municipal year
exceeding f 10; and
VY hereas. It is the sense of the tax
payers here assenbled that the citv
council should hereafter not make any
appropriation for the improvemeat of
streets and alleys in this city, except for
the proper cleaning of such streets and
alleys and the permanent improvement of
the intersection of streets and for neces
Resolved, That it is the sense of the
tax payers here assembled, that all per
manent improvements to the streets and
alleys in this city should be made by
special taxation, and that we are not in
favor of any system which shall require
the consent of the maioritv of the prop
erty owners affected by such improve
ments, but do desire that the city coun
cil shall be the sole judge of the neces
sity of such pennant nt improvement, and
shall order the same in manner as pro
vided by law and whenever, in their
judgment it is for the best interest of
the whole city. An 1 be it further
Retolved, That it is the sense of the
tax payers here asse nbled that the sys
tem of special taxation should be faith
fully applied las a n atter of justice to all
tax payers until all streets in this city
are permanently improved, reference
being had to their condition and their lo
cation and that gei.eral taxation shall
only be resorted to for the permanent
improvement of street intersections, the
cleaning of streets, and necessary re
Mr. McEniry was instructed to inform
the city council of tl action of the meet
The determination to pave Is one of the
best steps that Rock Island has taken in
years and it will result in a genuine
boom. The city his placed itself in the
line with other progressive, go-ahead
modern cities, and every cent invested in
pavement will come backVith good fat
compound interest. As we have had oc
casion to say before, let the good work
The Political Pvt.
The political pot continues to boil and
bubble with its toil and trouble. With
the republicans this is particularly true.
the chief point of agitation being the
mayoralty nomination. Until this
morning the conteit seemed to be be
tween ex-MayorCaise and Wm. Jackson,
bat upon the latte-'s withdrawal fresh
complications arose in the bringing out
of Phil Mitchell and Dr. Truesdale. This
being the last day before the primaries, it
has - been pretty politically not,
and waxes botr as the time
passes. There ia to be a heap of
"fixing up" before :he delegates are ap
pointed tonight. If McConochie and
Edwards show their banda in the upper
wards, the republics house will not only
be divided against itself, but pretty badly
split up. '
Amone democrats the friends 01
Messrs. T. B. Davu. and John Aster arc
poshing their respective candidates with
much enthusiasm. '
Dress goods sale at McCabe Bros.
Dress goods sale at McCabe Bros.
Dress goods sale at McCabe Bros.
Get your hanging lamps at Loosley's.
Fresh wild ducks at C. C. Truesdale's.
Everything in hats and eaps at Bens
The knife is about ready at May's
The board of supervisors met this
A fine line of bar tumblers at Loosley's
A large flock of wild geese went north
Fancy cups and saucers at your own
price at Loosley's.
Mrs. M. Paulson and family left for
Denver last evening.
All new goods at the Adams Wall
Paper company, Dimick's.
Spring gloves in all styles and shades
at Bennett's glove store.
Driving and street gloves at 00 cents
per pair, worth fl.25, at Bennett's.
A car load of new wall paper at the
Adams Wall Paper company.
The greatest dress goods sale of the
year at McCabe Bros.' this week.
Look out for the biggest cut ever
known in the grocery line at May's.
Mr. J. R. Johnston is favorably talked
of as a democratic candidate for assessor.
A raffle for a cow will be held at the
Franklin hose bouse on Wednesday even
ing. The latest patterns from twelve wall
paper factories at the Adams Wall Paper
The Adams Wall Paper company have
the most complete line of wall paper at
Messrs. John Oblweiler and Albert
Huesing started for the 'Docia on a duck
hunting expedition this morning.
The greatest bargains in dress goeds
ever encountered in the west will be of
ered all the week at McCabe Bros.
For fine wall paper, new patterns, new
colors, call at Adams Wall Paper com
pany, Dimick's block, Twentieth street.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Denny, of Detroit,
Minn., are in the city on a visit to Mrs.
Denny's father, Henry Keys, on Thirtieth
A floater was found in the river near
the Davenport shore this morning, but
the identity of the man has not yet been
Forward & Company's millinery and
notion store at Davenport was burglar
ized Sunday night of goods to the extent
of f 600.
Mr. and Mrs. Adair Pleasants rejoice
in the advent of the sweetest little baby
girl they have ever seen, aid their friends
rejoice with thorn.
Mr. J. M. Buford sold to Q. O. lluck-
staedt a fine lot in Rodman's Addition
yesterday, on which the latter will erect
a f 2.000 cottage.
Mr. Adams has been for several years
traveling salesman for the largest wall
paper factory in the United States, and
he is in a position to buy at bottom prices
and give you better selections than other
dealers. Call and see the Adams Wall
Paper company, Dimick's block.
Wanted A man to represent one of
the largest and the most successful acci
dent associations of the west. Party en
gaged must have good city references and
be willing to devote his entire time to the
business which will bring him big re
turns. Apply by letter, with references,
to H. A. Barrows, Harper house. Rock
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Potter returned
last evening from their two weeks' wed
ding trip, oming direct from Freeport,
where they have spent several days in
Mr. Potter's old home. Oc entering
their rooms at the Harper they were
greeted by a very agreeable eupnse in the
way of a gorgeous silver service, the very
thoughtful remembrance of a few per
A MILITARY NIGHT.
Company's A and FJoln In Batallion
lrlll at the Rink and Banquet at the
Stock Island Honae.
Company F., of Mollne, accompanied
by Col. Clendenln and staff officers, re
siding in that city, came down by special
car from Moline last night and were re
ceived in front of the Harper House by
Company A and Bleuer's band, and es
corted to the rink, where in the presence
of a large assemblage of ladies and gen
tlemen a batallion drill was given in
command of Col . Clendenin and MsjorB
Abell and Eittleson, Company A being
in charge of Capt. Channon, end Com
pany F, Capt Keesler. The drill showed
great precision and knowledge of mili
tary tactics, and at its close Company A
escorted their visitors to the Rock Island
house, where Landlord Munger had pre
pared a toothsome spread, nearly one
hundred sitting down to the banquet
Dr. G. L. Eyster acted as toast master,
and introduced the toasts by a very neat
impromptu speech, in which he spoke of
the patriotism and gallantry of the Illi
nois National guard, comprising as it did
the flower of tbe young men of the state
and of tbe particular pride this commu
nity felt in the Sixth regiment, whose
officers are here in this neighborhood. He
spoke of the attested bravery of the
Sixth regiment and tbe credit it was to
the state. Toasta were then responded
to as follows: "Field and Staff Officers
of the Sixth Regiment," Col. Clen
denin; "Company F of Moline," Capt.
Keesler; "Company A of Rock. Island,"
Capt. Channon; "Original Organization
of the Rodman Rifles," Msj. Abell; "The
Ladies." Maj. Carter; "Proud Moline,
with her Little Lowell of tbe West."
Private Morgan, Company F; "Commis
sary Department," Msj . Eittelson; "The
Non-Com missioned Officers," Sargeant
McDonald. Immediately preceding tbe
laat toast, Jud Blackburn gave a happy
vocal musical selection .
"He taw before him the Gladiator die."
Yes. and ha wouldn't perhaps, if there
had only been a sensible man to rub him
well with Salvation Oil.
Tbe richest man in Berlin rejoices in an
annual income of 2,790,000 marks (tl,
THE SPHERE OP SPORTS.
An Interesting Wrestling Match
Articles of Agreement Miarned In the
Arena Office Laat Xisht-"Bllljr
Myers" Exhibition Off Basts Ball.
A transaction of importance to the
sporting community was formulated in
the Argcs office last evening, when Mar
tin Burns, of Big Rock, Iowa, and cham
pion wrestler of Iowa, and Thomas Con
nors, of Pittsburgh, late of England,
signed articles to wrestle at Davenport,
for $250 a side, between March 30 and
April 8. The articles of agreement are:
Rock Island. 111., March 18, 1889.
Articles of agreement entered into this
date, March 18, 1889, between Martin
Burns, of Big Rock, Iowa, and Thomas
Connors, of Pittsburgh, late of England,
which parties hereby awee to wrestle a
match, catch as catch can style, two
points down, tbe best three out of five,
Burns two falls to win, Connors three
falls to win; the said match to lake place
between March 80 and April 6 in Daven
port, the exact time and place to be
agreed upon hereafter. The said match
to be for (230 a side; f 25 is hereby des
posited with the Rock Island Argus
as guarantee of good faith on tbe
part of said Martin Burns and
Thomas Connors, who hereby jointly and
separately agree that in the event of
either failing to appear and wrestle upon
the day agreed upon for the match, the
other shall receive the forfeit money, the
temporary stakeholder to turn the full
amount over to the witnesses of these
articles after the match to be by them
given to the winner as a part of the full
amount of the wager.
The winner of the match is to have 75
per cent of the door receipts after all ex
penses are paid, and the loser 25 per
cent. Referee's decision is final.
(Signed) I Tom Connors,
) Martin Burns
Witnesses, W. H. Gibson,
Both men tank high as wrestlers and
the contest promises to he a highly artis
tic one in all respects.
BILLY MYERS OFF.
The Kennedy-Myers entertainment
which was to have been given at Har
per's theatre tonight ia off, and the com
bi nation will not appear, because the star
is disabled. The champion light weight.
the "western cyclone," around whom the
entire show revolves, is laid up with an
injured rib. Myers and bis company are
at Davenport, where an entertainment
was given Sunday night, but the pugilist
did not appear. Myers was accidentally
disabled while at Freeport last week.
He and Frank Austin were giving an ex
hibition and the Bulletin says:
Austin got in one or two pretty heavy
body blows on Myer, and also reached
bis face once or twice, which the latter
reciprocated. Austin, however, seemed
a little bit mire successful than the'
lightweight. The latter displayed great
agility, and the mannerin wnicb he jumped
back to escape punishment evoked great
admiration. It must be admitted, howev
er, that if an observer bad never beard of
either and was not dazzled by Myer's
tame, be would be very apt to select
Austin as the better man of the two. The
tactics adopted last night were those of a
regular battle rather than a boxing
Last night Myer feared one of his ribs
had been injured during bis set to with
Austin, and Dr. Sheet z was summoned to
examine him. No injury of any moment
was found, however.
While there is nothing at all in Myers'
condition 10 cause alarm, it is feared be
may have suffered a slight fracture in his
Freeport encounter, though the doctor
who examined him there stated that there
was nothing of that nature.
The plans of formation of the Central
Inter-state league for the season of 1889,
havo all been carried out. Davenport
will open the season with Peoria April
27, 28 and 29. Manager Holacher and
Treasurer Hughes returned from Spring
field yesterday and state that a schedule
for the league will be prepared within a
few days. Davenport will have as good,
if not better team, than it did last
Rock Island should have a good
amateur team this season, and no doubt
A Classic Concert.
The refined and classical musical en
tertainment given by the Boston Quin
tette club at Harper's theatre last even
ing, deserved a much larger audience
than it bad. Tbe feast was one of rare
music and sweet harmony. From tbe
very first chord to the close of the pro
gramme tbe club displayed its wonderful
power of blending sounds and perfect
unison, which at . times resembled an
organ, a brass band and musical instru
ments not used by tbe club. Tbe second
number was Venzano's Scene and Rondo,
a soprano solo by Miss Carpenter. Tbe
lady, who is a magnificent stately blonde,
stepped upon the stage and went straight
into the hearts of tbe audience from the
first. Her genial, pleasant smile, coupled
with a slight, girlish shyness, won every
body at once, and she was accorded a
Tbe Libbie Conger will be assigned to
pleasure business in these waters again
The Diamond Jo line will Bend the Jo
sephine to Dubuque next week to be re
paired for the excursion business at
Tbe new freight tariff of tbe Diamond
Jo line of steamers has been promulga
ted, taking effect March 15. Its figures
stand about as usual.
The Diamond Jo officials expect to get
the Mary Morton and Pittsburg out be
tween the 1st and 10th of next month.
Ten new rooms have been added to tbe
Morton. Both boats will have every
facility for comfortable traveling on
Tho Pnrln Ball.
The Purin children's ball at Turner
hall last evening was a very ' pretty affair
and one of great enjoyment to the little
people participating, of whom there were
sixty couples. Eckhart'a orchestra fur
nished music and the grand march was
led by Maud Bear and Fred Loeb. There
were present aa guests. Fay Harper,
Oscar Schmidt, Thlele and Thiessa
Schmidt and Geo. Craig.
Capt. Joseph Cameron, of the ferry
Spencer, met with an accident last Wed
nesday while piloting the ferry through
the field of broken ice near the shore that
may result very seriously to him. He
was acting as pilot when the rudder of
the boat came in abrupt contact with a
heavy chunk of ice and the guiding wheel
was jerked from his grasp, his arm being
caught between tbe spokes and almost
pulled from the socket, ne did not mind
the injury much at the time, though it
was very painful and he exposed himself
to the keen air for the remainder of the
day. Now his arm is greatly swollen and
the captain is confined to bis bed, the at
tending physician having great fears of
erysipelas, if not something more serious
Letter Carrier John McDarrah spraiued
his right ankle on one of Rock Island's
famous sidewalks Sunday, and yesterday
when he attempted to perform his duties
the injured member swelled so that
"Mac" was obliged to go home and sum1,
mon Dr. Craig, who thinks it will be
some time before be will be out again.
Hncceeaed at Last.
Fred Nelson, ibe Moline commercial
tourist who attempted suicide in Chicago
by shooting last summer, cut bis throat
at his home near tbe high school in Mo
line, this morning. He bad entirely
recovered from the results of the unfor
tunate affair of last summer, and bis wife
had no suspicions of bis purpose when
she prepared his shaving cup for bim
this morning. Going to the room after
ward, however, she found the door
locked, and having it forced open, found
bcr husband stretched out dead in his
own blood. He leaves with bis wife two
children, the youngest only two years
Apoplexy, pneumonia, rheumatism are
prevented and removed by Warner's Safe
Cure. Wbyf Dr. Geo Johnson of
King's college, London, England, says:
"There is wide spread enlargement of
the muscular walla of the small arteries
in chronic Bright's disease, not only in
the arteries of the kidneys, but also in
those of the pia-niater (investing memi
brane of the brain), the skin, tbe intes
tines and the muscles, as a result of a
morbidly changed condition of the blood
due to kidney disease." If the kidney
disease is not cured, apoplexy, pneumonia
or rheumatism will result. Warner's Sate
Cure does cure kidney disease, thus ena
bling them to take out of the blood the
morbid or unhealthy matters.
18 Levi McCain to John Larson, pt
lot 2, block 3, McCain's addition, Moline.
Everything which belongs to pure,
healthy blood is imparted by Hood's Sar
saparilla. A trial will Convince you of
The German emperor now has his Ber
lin palace lighted with electricity.
! Wednesday Evening, M'cli 20.
Admission 33 Cents.
Good order maintained. Objectionable
characters strictly prohibited.
Street cars for Moline after dance.
CHA9. ULfil KK.
and a full line of
C. C. Taylor
Under Rock Inland Home.
Brownson the Hatter,
no w shown.
Second and Main street,
We offer Farm Loans as follow :
Iowa and Missouri 6&.
Nebraska and South Dakato 7.
Unable to get 7 per cent Iowa aod Minonri
Loans, we can recommend, we are compelled to
educe oar rate to 1 per cent..
Id Nebraska and South Dakota 7 per cent
command the beet loans.
In Iowa and Missouri cheap Kaatern Honey
has f .reed Choice Loans to 6V4 per cent
or even S per cent.
tVlnTettor are inTited to inepect loans we
have on hand for sale.
tttoJUiTt?U tJAVEtfPORT Iff.
Hock Island. Illinois.
A Mammoth Stock
? i i tali i
LARGER THAN EVER:
and three times as large as any other establishment in
this city can be seen at the popular store of
CLEMANN & SALZNIANN.
They buy direct from the Manufacturers, thus saving the
wholesale dealers' profits and are enabled to command the
No. 1525 and 1527 Second Ave.,
.The only Double Front Store in Rock Island.
J. B. ZIMMER
Star Block, - 0pp. Harper House,
18 RECEITING DAILY HIS STOCK OF
Spring and Summer 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.
To Cure Spring Fever
KOHIST & A13LEE'S,
IB IE IT TT IE JHJ. S X
$1.50 per Gallon.
POST OFFICE BLOCK.
Greatest Bargains Ever Offered
BOOTS and SHOES
Childrens' Shoes - - 10, 15, 25 and 50 cents.
Childrens' H. C. School shoes, - - 85c and $1.00
Misses best School shoes, .... $l.J5
Misses H. C. Fancy Lace shoes, - - $1.50
Ladies' Slippers, - - 50c, 65c, 75c and $1.00
Ladies' Grain Button shoes, .... $1.00
Ladies' Fine Dongola Button shoes, - - $1.75
Ladies' Fine Dongola Hand Turned shoes, - $2.75
Mens' solid Working shoes, .... $1.00
Mens Congress, Buttons and Bals, - $1.50 and $2.00
all other goods in proportion.
t3Tl will guarantee better goods and lower prices tban any otber firm in tbe
three cities or refund money.
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Jr.,
CENTRAL SHOE STORE, 1818 Second Avenue.
ELM STREET SHOE STORE. PIONEER SHOE STORE,
292 Fifth Avenue. 1712 Second Avenue.
Announce for Monday, Tuesday and Wed
nesday a special sale of
We have just received an invoice of Wraps from one of
the lasgest houses in the country, and at prices that insure a
rapid sale of these goods. We respectfully invite all to come
and examine our stuck before making a selection. We also
call your attention to our
In this department we are showing the choicest styles to
be found In the matket. We mention below a few of the
many bargains that we are offering this week.
"Challie Delaines," light colors $ .07 a yard
Double Fold Flannel, all wool 25 a yard
54 inch all wbol Flannel 55 a yard
54 inch all wool Flannel 53 a yard
44 ineh all wool Broadcloth .... 1 25 a yard
36 inch Henrietta, fine quality 25 a yard
These goods at the prices given are a decided bargain.
We can also show you tbe choicest styles of trimmings to be
found in the three cities. We ssk an early inspection of
these goods and feel confident you can find something to suit
ROCK ISLAND. ILL.