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THE BOCK ISTAVD ABGU& 8ATUBDAY. APBIL, 18. 1880.
All The Spring Styles
LLOYD fc STEWART'S.
Cnll and examine. No
SHIRTS TO ORDER
We guarantee fits.
KINGSBURY & SON .
Are the Leaders in LOW PRICES on-
COME AND SEE OUR STOCK
and get our prices.
jjgTDo not forget the place,
1705 Secend Avenue.
iir - the Western agents for the stove manufactures
f Tai'ujt, Riok & Co., and carry the largest stock of
"ws west of Chicago. In baying of us you virtually
kQJ of the manufacturers and at lower prices than any
Waii dealer can afford to make. It will pay you to see
D! before yon buy anything in the shape of a stove.
WILLARD BAKER & CO,,
Opposite Harper House. Rock Island.
the largest lock In the city,
lttU5iIS5,SR. '"Ji on short notice. All work
0t Sscmd Avm and 18th street SUTCLLFFE BROS.
trouble to show goods.
at a BARGAIN
and .re beund to sell, and trices are
CLOSING UP CHIPPEWA.
A BenMtional Report Cooeeratas
Mr. Predertok. WeyrrhwMr'i Or-
cre-ProbaIy 5rratly Exatcer
The Chicago InierOeean of yesterday
had this dispaxh, which haa caused a
great deal of aniiety amoDg mill owners
all along the rUer:
Important action has been taken by
Frederick Weyerhauser, the lumber king,
in ordering the discontinuance of opera
lions at Beef Hough, the bayou at the
mouth of the Ctippewa nver.whence five
or fix hundred million of Chippewa river
logs have been unnually raited to supply
the saw mills of the Mississippi river
towns. For many years the slough, with
the expenditure of many thousands of
dollars, wss nude a safe receptacle for
the handling of these logs, but of late the
mouth of the slough has been filling up,
and the escape of foqs, which havs been
swept past the mouth, has entailed heavy
losses on the Weyerhauser companios. A
last effort waa recently made to put in
additional improvements, but they were
round to constitute an illegal obstruction
and were ordeted out. The abandon
ment of Beef S ough must result in the
manufacture at !Sau Claire of a large pro
portion of the annual amount of lumber
hitherto sawed on the Mississippi. It
can not be learned what arrangements
have been made to supply the Mississippi
river mills in the future.
Mr. Weyerhai ser is out of the city, and
Mr. Reimers vas communicated with
upon the interpretation of the above re
port this morning and said, while it is a
fact that the inl t to Bef Slough from
the Chippewa rier has been gradually
choking up, and that when it was sought
to improve it litigation was threatened by
Enapp, Stout & Co. on the ground that
such improvements would be a virtual
impediment to the navigation of the
Chippewa and bt tween the Beef Slough
inlet and the Mississippi, Mr. Weyer
hauser may bave expressed a determina
tion to abandon it whenever the outlet
choked up ratler than enter into any
legal controversy in order to gain abso
lute control of it:t use.
The anxiety of mills down the river
getting their supply from the Mississippi
Logging Compacy of which Mr. Weyer
hauser is the heai, need be dispelled as
Beef Slough is still all right in seasons of
a good stage of v.-ater and will be for
many years to come, and furthermore the
Logging company is not wholly depen
dant upon Beef Plough, anyway.
An observing citizen did not hit far
from the mark th s morning when he said
that he bad not i nown the time in Rock
Island's history before when there was so
much real estate on the move or so much
building in contenplation, and in opera
tion. The gentleman was right, too, for
more property has changed hands in the
past two months than usually does in an
entire season. Within the past two days
several lots have been sold in Edge wood
park, in Rodman's addition, in South
park and in other parts of the city, and
in almost every case for building purs
Among the building projects are Carse
& Ohlweilcr's new factory, the new ware
house of the Rock Island Stove company.
land Volk & Conpany's new building,
while new residences are going up in all
parts of the oity. Twenty new dwell
ings are to be erected in South park this
summer, six in Buy's new addition, while
a number of substantial residences, in
cluding Mr. II. B. Sudlow's, are in pro
cess of completion. Rock Island's real
estate and building operations will reach
many hundred thousand dollars this sea
son. . Is not this enough to encourage our
Improvement association, as well as
paved streets, near sidewalks and other
The Petition lo Contest.
The petition asking Mr. Fred . Hass to
enter a contest as to the election of Wm.
McConochie, as mayor iB still on foot and
receiving fresh signatures daily. The
fact that Mr. Hass is at present inclined
to make the move is causing much sur
prise and anxiety t.mong the republicans,
and they are awa ting his decision with
fear and trembling.
Much as has the Argus been assailed
by "freshmen" and bigoted politicians
in this matter, it has not been
prompted by a political spirit in speaking
of the (situation, as on that would
prompt a contest, nor has it made any
personal attack upon the students whose
right to vote here Las been the subject of
much variance of opinion, nor has it
questioned the motives of such students.
It has simply held, as it still holds, that
the matter should be investigated and
decided, once and for all, and the
validity of transit Dry citizens in Rock
Island voting here, established before
they are permitted to further exercise
the elective f ranch se in a city in which
they have no interest.
Experimenting; With the Clay.
Mr. . P. Stevens, representing the
Utica fire brick wcrks, which is contem
plating starting a branch industry In this
vicinity, yesterday shipped a car load of
clay to Utica for analysis as to its quali
ties for conversioc into vitrified brick for
paving purposes . Half of the car load
of this clay which it is proposed to ex
periment with, cane from one of the
ravines east of the watch tower and the
remainder was got en in the bluffs east
Mr. Stevens sale, yesterday that the
location of Rock Inland was in every way
inducive to the establishment of brick
works here, but tb it any move in that
direction would depend to some extent
upon the result of experiments with the
A visit to the ne w wall paper house of
the Adams Wall Paper company, in
Dimick's block, on Twentieth street, will
convince all that there is the place to
find the latest in w ill papers. The new
and popular ingrain paper and hand
decorated borders are all the rage this
season. This firm are always the first to
introduce the latett, consequently they
have an elegant lin j of new goods. Sev
eral residences in this city have been
decorated with Uu new ingrain paper
this spring, and the effect produced Is
beautiful. This he use ia crowded with
work, but ia prepared to fulfill all or
ders with neatness and despatch.
Hr. B. T. Cable the Bk Maa
eas with which He la ttaid t be
Affected Iatereettnaj; Instances.
Eugene Field, In the Chicago Daily
2ieu$, has been writing something about
bibliomania, in which connection be
makes Mr. B.T. Cable, of this city, an
interesting subject. Field says: "In
answer to numerous letters that have
come to us of late we will say that biblo
mania affects different people so differ
ently that medical science has come to
regard and to treat the several maladies
as distinct mental diseases. There are, as
we are told, eight classes of biblio
maniacs.'.' He then describes the sev
eral different forms and says:
Our friend, Mr. Ben T. Cable, of Rock
Island, presents one of the most interest
ing cases of bibliomania we have ever
met with. His mama was the clear,
straightforward case of a bibliophile un
til a curious complication set in about
the middle of last winter. Some time in
January he bought the George Wash
ington copy of the first American edition
of Burns' poems (Albany. 1798). For
Ibis veritable treasure be paid only $150,
and when it is known that the sale had
been concluded certain Chicago friars de
voutly wished themselves laymen tem
porarily, in order that they might in
dulge, without sin, in those emphatic ex
pletives which their disgust seemed to
demand for its soothing and satisfaction.
As soon, however, as Mr. Cable became
possessed of this Washington Burns, or
shortly thereafter, he learned that only
one other copy of the first American edi
tion was in existence, and be determined
to hunt that other copy down and buy it.
He talked to us about it, and, after the
manner of the sagacious family doctor,
we plied him with questions in ordor to
discover all the symptoms, for we sua
pected that our friend was threatened
with a bibliophoblac (orbibliocidal)com
"So you want that other copy?" we
"I am determined to have it," said Mr.
Cable, eagerly. "I will pay any price
"But you already have one copy," we
said. "What demoniacal greed, what
febrile lust, instigates you to the com
prehension of another copyT"
"I am determined," answered the un
happy man, "to make my Washington
Burns a unique! Do you understand?"
"Unfortunate man! what would you
do? What frenzy has possessed you?
Can it be that you would destroy that
you would first purchase and then obliter
ate this costly treasure?"
"I should burn it up," said Mr. Cable,
solemnly. "I should remove forever
every possibility of its ever becoming a
blot or a stigma upon the fame of that
other book. Pray, what value attaches
to a unique if there is a duplicate? But,
mind you, the destruction of that second
copy shall be no commonplace, ribald
affair; it shall be consummated solemnly
and with becoming pomp."
"What do you mean?" we asked.
"I shall give a dinner at Delmonico's."
said Mr. Cable, "and there shall be pres
ent a goodly company of maniacs as
hopelessly insane as myself. It shall
be understood that the occasion is the
funeral, or, if you please, the in
cineration of a notable book. We shall
have an address from Mr. Stedman upon
the 'Justice of Death" and a poem from
Brander - Matthews. Extemporaneous
remarks will be made by Mr. Stoddard,
Mr. Oilder, Mr. Hawthorne, Mr. Ilowells,
Mr. Latbrop, Mr.Buell, and many others
who will extol the many virtues of the
moribund volume. Then, while my
friend, 'John Paul' Webb, delivers an or
iginal tbanatopsical ode, the guests will
file around to take a last view of the re
mains, after which the volume, reposing
upon a silver salver, shall be consigned
by me to the flames of a sandalwood fire,
into which the servants shall anon cast
copious libations of frankincense, spike
nard and myrrh. After the conflagration
the remains shall be gathered up and
sealed In a bronze vase which ultimately
shall be cast into the East river. So you
see that the obsequies of this tenderly
hated and irreconcilably beloved volume
will really he most honorable and impos
ing." Mr. Cable's ease is, as you see, a most
interesting one. We were no able to
diagnose it and we bad to lay it before a
commission de bibliomania inqulrenda.
consisting of Dr. Poole, Lawyer Ed. Ma
son and Mr. Franklin H. Head. This
distinguished commission decided that
Hr. Cable was a bibliophile suffering tem
porarily with an acute attack of mono-
blbliophobla. And there the matter
At Trinity church. Rev R F Sweet.
rector, tomorrow. Palm Sunday, services
at 10:45 a m, 12 m and 7 pm. At the
chapel at 2:30 and 7 pm.
At tbe Twentieth street JLvangeiicai
Lutheran church, the Rev C A Mennicke,
will preach at 8:30 a m and 2:30 p m.
At the United Presbyterian, the Rev.
Mr L H McMichael will preach at 10:45
a m and 7:80 p m. Sunday school at
0:80 a m. Hugh Warnock, superinten
dent. Young people's meetlngat 6:45 p
At the English Lutheran, preaching at
7:80 p m, by Rev E F Bartholemew. pas
tor: The Palm entry, Matt. 21:1-9.
Sunday school at 2:30 pm, C W Fobs,
At the Christian chapel, Geo E Piatt,
pastor. Service at 10:45 a m. Subject:
"Christ Crucified." Service also at 7:80
p m. Subject: "Working bv the Way."
Sunday school at 9:15 a m, Geo E Piatt,
superintendent. Young people's meeting
at 6:80 p m. Mission room Sunday
school at 8:30 p m, Geo Colburn, super
intendent. At the First Baptist church, H. C.
Leland, pastor, services at 10:45 a m
and 7:80 p m. Evening subject; "A
Narrow Escape." Gen, 19:17. Young
people's and converts' meeting at 6:80 p
m. Sunday school at 9:80 a m, J W
Welch, superintendent. At Forty-fourth
street chapel, Sunday achool at 2:80 p m,
and service at 3:80 p m.
At tbe Broadway Presbyterian church
the Rev. W. S. Marquis, pastor, the
sacrament of the Lord's will be adminis
tered at 10:45, am. At 7:80 p m. preach
ing. Theme: "Lighted Lanap." Sun
day school at 9:10 am, Dr J W Stewart,
superintendent.- Young people's prayer
meeting at 6:45 p m. South Park Mis
sion Sunday achool at 2:30 p m. Preach
ing at 8:30 p m.
At tbe First M. E. church, preaching
at 10:45 a m and 7:80 p m, by the pastor
Rev G W Gue. Morning subject: "God's
Wisdom Contradicted by Man's Ignor
ance." Evening subject: "The Sin of
Slander and Gossiping Detraction an Un
mitigated Curse." Sunday achool at
9:15 a m, J F Robinson, superintendent
Young people's meeting at 6:30 p m, C E
Adams, leader. Children's meeting at
2:15 p m, John L Freeman, leader.
At the Central Presbyterian church,
Rey A B Meldrum, pastor, will preach
tomorrow at 10:45 a m and 7:80 p m.
Morning subject: "The Glory of Christ.''
Evening subject: No. Y in pivot word se
ries "So Communion and reception
of new members at morning service. Sab
bath achool and pastor's bible class at
9:30 a m, James If Buford, superintend
ent. Young people's meeting at 6:30
Will There he a Blrer Wart .
Newspapers down tbe river are spread
ing the impression that a rate war between
the Diamond Jo and St. Louis and St.
Paul packet companies is probable. Tbe
indications, says one exchange, all point
to war to the knife between the Diamond
Jo and Saint's lines in the competition
for business. It was said some time ago
that an arrangement similar to that in
operation last season would be entered
into and tbe two lines work the traffic in
harmony for all the money there was in
it. But the hatchet has been dng up and
a bitter rate war seems almost Inevita
ble. A circular has been issued, says the
Quincy Whig, to Saint's line agents from
headquarters, ordering them to afford no
accoamodations to the Diamond Jo peo
ple, nor to handle or store their freight
or transact any business for them what
ever. At some of tbe small and unim
portant landings one man has been act
ing as agent for both lines. These have
been ordered to resign tbe Dismond Jo
agency and attend strictly to Saint's line
business. Altogether the situation is
decidedly promising for interesting de
"The World" tonight.
Fresh fish at Gallagher's, Sunday morn
ing. Hon. E. W. Hurst is home from Spring
field. If you need a hanging lamp gel Loos
The very latest styles in hjita at Lloyd
See tbe low prices on all kinds of glass
The recent rain was just what the far
Supervisor Wilson, of Rural, was in
town this morning.
Buy your new hat at Lloyd & Stewart's,
where you can find a nice new stock of
the latest styles.
Hon. W. F. Crawford was in the city
this morning, on his way to his home at
Some very choice chamber sets. 12
pieces, finely decorated, only (5.50 at '
Loosley's while they last.
Tonight occurs the thirty second anni
versary exercises of the Rock Island
Turner society, at Turner hall.
You can get a few plates at Loosley's,
40 cents per dozen. And a dozen sets
cups and saucers 25 cents a set.
An elegant line of room moulding cur
tains and curtain goods just received
by the Adams Wall Paper company.
Mr. W. A. Meese, of Moline, waa in
the city today, looking as chipper as a
candidate for some federal position.
The new Davenports and the West
Ends, of Chicago, play their first game
at Davenport ball park today and toraor
Mr. B. E. Graves and wife, of St.
Paul, arrived in the city tbis morning on
a few days' visit to Mr. and Mrs. A. P.
Cheap loans by the Rock Island Build
lng association. Tuesday evening, April
16. Premiums from nineteen to seven
teen percent. E. H. Guyer, secretary.
Rev. II. O. Leland has returned from
Chicago, where be attended the annual
commencement of the Theological Sem
inary at which his brother graduated with
Considerable complaint is made of the
condition of Twentieth street, above
Seventh avenue, and the attention of
proper authorities is respectfully directed
Mr. Valentine Dauber's residence, on
Third avenue between Eighteenth and
Nineteenth streets, haa been greatly im
proved in appearance by the application
of new paint.
Miss Mamie Krell was very agreeably
surprised by a number of her friends last
evening, who, notwithstanding that MIsb
Krell had no intimation of their coming,
were very pleasantly entertained .
Mr. J. M. Buford ia contemplating a
tour abroad this summer, which Is te in
clude England, Germany, and of course
the Paris exposition. There are other
prominent Rock Island people who are
considering the same trip.
Frank Murphy, tbe C , B. fc Q. brake
man, ssys that the item about his mar
rlage is a mistake. He was in Monmouth
Thursday night and thinks that had he
been in Rock Island getting married he
would have been pretty apt to have
The joint committees of the Im pro
pro vement association of Rock Island
and the Moline Business Men's associa
tion is distributing a very neat and com
prehensive prospectus of the proposod
Rock Island county fair, with diagram
of the grounds on Sylvan Island, etc.
The sophomore who undertook,
through tbe columns of the obscure pub
lication of this city, to express his con
demnation of the Abqds, because It has
done and is doing its duty, as a newspa
per, has, as we are informed, gone borne
to his ma. It is understood he lives In
Root Kuscbman, the old, reliable
flour and feed merchant at No. 2207
Fourth avenue, has j ust added a nice,
fresh line of staple and fancy groceries
to his flour and feed stock, which he will
sell as low as the lowest. He invites his
friends to eall and see him, when in need
of anything in his line.
Mr. Porter Skinner is making some
noticeable and substantial improvements
in tbe atore room of his block at the corner
of Eighteenth street and Second avenue
which is to be occupied by the American
Express company. The three express
companies are getting closer together so
they can profit by each others' meant of
The haa abown itself to possess
more of a spirit of manhood than most
people would have given it credit by con
fessing that it did Mr. Barge an Injustice
in its misrepresentations aa to the differ
encts in the assessed valuation of Mr.
Fred Bass' property In 1887 and 1888. j
The Union does not say anything, how
ever, about the Injustice it did Mr. Haas.
Peculiar in medicinal merit and won
derful cures Hood's Saraaparilla. Now
is the time to take it, for now It will do
the most good.
' All members of Rock Island Lodge No.
18, 1. O. O. F., are requested to be pres
ent at the regular meeting on Monday
evening. April 15, 1889. Business of
importance demands a large attendance.
Members of other lodges invited. By
order of the lodge.
John ScHLBmocB, Secy.
A Oraat Surprise
Is' in store for all who use Kemp's
Balsam for the throat and lungs, tbe
great guaranteed remedy. Would you
believe that it is sold on its merits and
that any druggist is authorized by the
proprietor of tbis wonderful remedy to
give you a sample bottle free? It never
fails to cure acute or chronic coughs.
All druggists sell Kemp's Balsam. Large
Bottles 50 cents and $1. "
C. A. Stibl. Manager.
OXB HIOHT ONLY,
SATURDAY, APRIL 13.
Grand production of Ittle's Famous Scenic
OOO R K CLXIX DODD
Under tbe personal management of Geo. O.
Morris, tntrodoctnc America's favorite ac
tor, J. Z. LITTLE, ia hie original crea
tion of Harry BlUeton.
The Sinking Ship,
The Great Raft Scene,
The Lunatic Aiyium. Revolving Walla and mag
nlficent Moonliftht Panorama.
We positively carry every scene necessary to
tbe production of this groat play.
Prices 25 60 and 75 cents.
Turner Grand Opera House.
Saturday and Sunday, April
13, 14. Sunday Matinee.
A perfect production of Mr. L. R. Shewett't
Uows Great City
Under the management of Chaa. B. and
Thb Original Ca9t.
tVOnr own Special Car ream red to transport
vast wealth of
Chicago West End,
Saturday and Sunday,
April 13 and 14.
(lame called at 8:30 p. m. Saturday.
Sunday game called at t p. m.
Saturday Evening, April 13th
Admission 35 Cents.
Good order maintained. Objectionable
characters strictly prohibited.
Street cars for Moline after dance.
BTATE OF ILLNOIS. I
Kock Island County, (
To all whom it may concern: Tou are herebv
noticed that at the May term. A. D. 1889, of tbe
Countv court of the county of Hock Island in the
rinbe di imuuia, on ma nni aay or said term
Hannah HcClellan. conaervator of PatriMr u.
Clellan. who has been adludmd an Iimh.
will apply for an order of eald court deoreelne the
ea'e (for the support of her ward and said ward's
family) of certain real estate of which her said
ward Is seised and possessed, situate In said Rock
Island county luthe state of Illinois, vi: Lot No
eigttt, (B). in Block Ho. Ave. (5). in Osborne's
second. (Ind) addition to Moline called ("Moline
on the Bluff") in the city of Moline, county ef
MA.m .uu .WW Ul . 1 UUU1B, I1U mSl Q0
has this day Sled her petition therefor in the office
ui id ciera oi sam court.
Dated at Bock Is and this 18th day of Anrll. a
ConMrrator of Prttck McCielUn
Wm. A. AUsaB, Att'y.
Room and Picture
Cord Nails & Hooks,
At the very Lowest
Call and aee.
C. C. Taylor
Under Bock Island Bouse.
SECURED BY FIRST MORTGAGE
Always on hand for sale at 6
and 7 per cent to investor.
Interest Collected without
Every effort . made to handle
only choice investments.
Call or write for detail.
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W wo OR K I.
Offer extra inducements to close buyers
in all departments this week.
in cream grounds, pretty deslgne,
But one dress pattern to each customer.
This price for a short time only.
in checks and plains, very good quality.
for this week only.
better quality than usually sold at
Hock Island. Illinois.
A Mammoth Stock
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I1 y I. '
UK.II 1 "DC
I .ilmiai u n
LARGER THAN EVER:
and three times as large as any other establishment in
this city can be seen at the popular store of
CLEM ANN & SALZKIMIN.
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. ZIMMERs
Spring and Summer Goods,
of the latest patterns. Gall and examine them and remem
ber that he mates his suits up In the latest styles.
HIS PRICES AEE LOW.
To Cure Spring Fever
KOEHSr & ADLEE'S,
IS I TT TT IE 1HL SB Z
$1.50 per Gallon.
POST OFFICE BLOCK. : : ; ROCK ISLAND. ILL.
Greatest Bargains Ever Offered
BOOTS and SHOES
Childrens' Shoes - - 10, 15, 25 and 50 cents.
Childrens' H. C. School shoes, - - 85c and fl.00
Misses best School shoes, - - $1.35
Misses H. C. Fancy Lace shoes, - - - fl.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.
t7I will guarantee better vnoda and lar nrla than an othar flrmT in th
three cities or refund money.
ELM STREET SHOE STORE,
2929 Fifth Anue. .
A handsome assortment in Lace
Curtains, in Brussels and Nottingham,
just received, which will be offend at
very low prices. Examine our Lace car
$1.25 a pair
$1.75 a pair.
You would call them cheap at $1.18
and 3.00. Tbe better ones are u cheap
Have just placed on sale new arrivals ia
Ladies' black Jersey sheet jackets at
0pp. Harper House,
DAILY HIS STOCK OF-
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Jr.,
CENTRAL SHOE STORE. 1818 Second Ittsii.
PIONEER SHOE STORE.
. 1712 Becood Avium.