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THE 'BOOK ISTJQTO ABGUR SATURDAY. JUNE 1, 1889.
Made! Hardwood, el etrantljr caived with treble
walla, Charcoal filled and sine lined, every
part removable for
All metal shelves, air-tight locks. Improved In
terior circulation or arj com air ana nret class
These are the owlt Refrigerators with Five
walla for the preservation of the Ice.
The vare the only Refrigerators having the
Leonard patent air-tigni locus .
They are the owlt Refrigerator having the
ueonara paienisoua iron sneives.
1 hey are the own Refrlg -rators having the
Lrfonara patent arcnea center raise bottom.
Ihey are the only Refrigerators having the
Leonard patent movable Dues for cleaning.
They are the onlt Refrigerators having the
Lemard Improved Interior circulation of dry cold
They are the owlt Refrigerators having the
Leohard patent interior construction.
The have t od the teat for years and are the
only Refrigerators which excel all others at every
A slight examination will convince too of their
great superiority. We challenge the world to
produce their eqnal at any price.
-FOR SALE BY
1617 Second avenne,
Rock Island, Ills.
OUR ENTIRE STOCK OP
We will make it pay you to buy your Paper of us now if you con
template using any during tba coming year. The stock MUST BE
SOLD and by buying of us now you can get it at manufacturers'
("Remember the place,
KINGSBURY & SON,
1705 Secend Avenue.
In competition with the Leading Refrigerators of the
liiited States received the highest award for economy
of ice, nsing only 12.17 as much ice as its best compet
itor and 9.17 as much as one of its would be competitors.
possesses the only provision chamber free from odors, produces a dry
cold air which no ohter can equal, and has preserved fresh meats three
weeks in the hottest weather. Produces better results with less ice
than any other Refrigerator. The flues of the
ilo not require cleaning as do other makes, being perfectly and scien
tifically constructed, the cold dry air by constant circulation keeps it
sweet and clean. The best made, best finished and handsomest Re
frigerator in the market. There are more ALASKA Refrigerators in
use in Rick Island than all others.
WILLARD BAKER & CO.,
SOLE AGENTS FOR BOCK ISLAND,
Opposite Harper House.
Will Rock Island County Have a
EARLY WAR DAYS.
The Hylvaa Inland. Plan aad Hew it la
BeeiTe The Praapeetaa Home
tkluc Worth Looking After.
Th-i Argus has already fully described
the efforts, plans and purposes of
the c ities of Rock Island and Moline
to, by joint endeavor, revive the Rock
Island county fair and locate it in a posi
tion q ually accessible and convenient to
both cities as well as to the public at
large throughout the county. The site
selected as is known, is Sylvan Island
and this being a year of progress in Rock
Island it is desirable that no movement ot
any kind in the line of advancement
sbouli not be lost sight of. The com
mitters of the Rock Island Citizens' Im
provtment association and of the Moline
Business Men's association composed of
E. H. Guyer, H. J. Lowrey and T.J.
Medill, Jr., of this city, and John W.
Good, S. S. Davis and John H. Porter,
of Mdine, have been working quietly on
the matter and are meeting with consid
Tho prospectus which the committee is
circulating and which the Argus has
heretofore outlined, gives the whole
schen e in a nutshell and is therefore in
teresting. It is as follows:
For a number of years Rock Island
county has been without a fair so situated
as to be within the convenient reach of
the largest portion of its population. In
Coe township there has been, and is, a
successful organization, dependent, main
ly, upon its immediate neighborhood; but
the location is distant from the center of
population, and inaccessible because of
lack cf transportation facilities for per
sons 1 nd goods.
It is now proposed to organize the
Rock Island County Fair, and a license
from 1 he secretary of state has already
been iiecured authorizing subscriptions to
its capital stock. This movement is the
outgrowth of several conferences between
committees appointed by the Business
Associations of Moline and Rock Island,
and is now in the hands of a joint com
mittee for perfection.
The ground chosen is Sylvan Island,
containing forty acres, located midway
between the cities of Rock Island and Mo
line, and admirably adapted for the pur
pose. A ten years' lease cau be secured,
at a nntal less than the tains amount to.
A stai dard half mile track will be graded;
the nesessary buildings erected, and other
improvements made. Everything will be
done in a substantial and attractive way,
and t.dapted to thoroughly meet the
qeeds of the fair.
The capital stock has been placed at
$20,0(0, in shares of f 10 each. Exclu
sive of incidental expenses and advertis
ing, it is estimated that $13,200 will be
requin! to make the permanent improve
ments needed the first year. This would
leave $4,000 to $5,000 as a working cap
ital, which could be used to guarantee
premiums incase of unfavorable weather,
and for other purposes.
Of the capital stock, $10,000 is to be
raised in Rock Island and the lower end
of the county, and tne other $10,000 in
Moline and the upper portion of the
county. The shares have been placed at
a low denomination to insure the general
and ui.iversal distribution with which it
is ho pod they will meet.
Side tracks from the main lines of the
C, R. I. & P., the C , B. & Q. and the
C..M. & St. P. will be laid to tiie grounds
and live stock and other exhibits, un
loaded within a few feet of the sheds and
exbibi ion halls. Steam cars will bring
passes gers within two blocks of the
grounds from Davenport, Rock Island,
Moline and all poitions of the county
north and south; while lines of street
cars run direct to the grounds from Dav
enport. Milan, Rock Island, South Mo
line snd Moline. Within a radius of
three miles there is a population of 60,
000, a ad there is no other attraction of
this m.ture within fifteen.
For its financial success, the fair asso
ciation, with so central a location, does
not dtpend entirely upon the fair. In
addition to this, there would be held sev
eral trotting and running meetings each
year; grounds would be rented as a base
ball pirk; for regattas, as Sylvan water
is one of the best rowing courses in the
west; for toboggan slide and skating
rink: for society picnics, which pay $50
to $75 per day, and there are a number of
these i ach year, and for many other pur
poses, one ot which would be the use of
its track to private parties for breaking,
speeding, training, etc. Its situation
make nil these possible, and insures the
enterpise financially. In other words.it
could lie run during the entire year for
some purpose, and could be made to pay
a most satisfactory dividend.
On the need of a first class, well man
aged institution of Ibis kind, and its ad
aD tales, there is no necessity to enlarge.
lis ten lency would be to the improve
ment c f all appertaining to our agricul
tural i iterests, to which it could be made
of imnense benefit; and, in proportion
to the advantages offered in this direc
tion, vould be the benefits to be derived
by the stockholder. It is a matter of in
terest to everyone, and the committee
wish t give all an opportunity to coop
WILL BE PUSHED NOW.
is one array of beauty with its loads of new
Wall Paper, Curtains
Call and make your selections from the Largest stock,
the Newest Patterns and Lowest priceB.
A rime Balldias.
Mr. Martin Schoonmaker, president of
the btnk of Reynolds, was in the
city inlay, and reports that he baa in
course of erection one of the finest busi
nesa b ocks in that part of the county
It is a frame, nicely designed and will be
twostjnes high with dimensions of 23
by 28. The main floor is divided into
two apartments, the front being the bank
proper, in the rear of which is the presi
dent's private office, and the bank will
have among other modern devices a fire
proof, burglar proof vault, with time lock
of the most improved make. Mr. Schoon
maker expects to be at home In his new
bank by July 1.
Magie Griffin died at the home of her
mother Mrs. M. G. Griffin, 2711 Twenty
seventh street, last night. She was eigh
teen years old and her death was caused
by cot sumption. She was for a number
of yearn trimmer at McCabe Bros', store
and w is very popular.
Mr, and Mrs. Louis Salzmann have
lost their little son Louie, who was taken
away by lung trouble at 3 o'clock jester
day afternoon, aged one year. The fun
eral occurs at 2 o'clock tomorrow after
noon from the residence of Mr.Salzmann
1210 Fourth avenue.
TJ. B.SiNV-OrncB, I
. Davenport, Iowa, June 1. 1
For the next 24 hours for Illinois, fair
and stationary temperature; for Iowa
fair at d slightly warmer.
Big. Service Corps, Davecport.
Mr. KeSlMter Gives Bone Interest.
img iBformaattoa Abaat the Black
Mr. S. W. McM aster, of this city, has
furnished the Galena OateUe with some
interesting reminiscences of the Black
Hawk war days in this vicinity . Among
other things he says:
When I came to Galena in te spring
of 1833, I had a letter of introduction
from my good friend. Dr. Bowen. of Lits
tie Falls, New York, a brother of L. II.
Bowen, to Dr. Addison PMleo. The
doctor conducted and edited the only
newspaper then published 1n the north
west, and during the Black Hawk war
accompanied Gen. Dodge, of Dodgeville,
as a sort of aid and correspondent of his
paper, all through that perilous campaign
against the 300 or 400 half-starved Sacks
The doctor's account of this Indian
campaign did more to bring his chief, the
general, into notice as an Indian fighter
the hero of the Black Hawk war, than
Governor Ford, in his history of Illi
nois, says Gen'l Henry, of Quincy, was
the true hero of this war aud did more
than anyone else to bnng it to a success
ful issue. Col. Win. S. Hamilton went
out under Gen. Dodge I believe. From
some cause an angry dispute arose be
tween them. The old general drew his
pistols and handed one to the colonel
telling him to defend himself. "No
general. My present duty is to my coun
try. After this little war is over I will
meet you if you still wish me to."
Hamilton was never called upon to fulfil
his pledge, and he and the general were
ever after good friends.
The brave, genial, erratic colonel be
came somewhat embarrassed by bis
smelling and mining operations and went
out to California in 1849, with hundreds
of others from the lead mines, to try and
retrieve his fortunes, and died there many
years ago. Good, genial Wm. Straw
bridge went out to California during tho
same year, and for the same purpose,
started back home unsuccessful, and died
on his way back, in New York. His wid
ow, the sister of James Mitchell, died a
few days ago in Kansas. She was the
widow of George Eames when Mr. Straw
bridge married her. Mr. Eames was the
uncle of my wife and was killed by the
Indians near Elizabeth, in 1832. There
were some rather amusing incidents that
occurred about Galena during the war.
A company of volunteers under the
command I believe of the redoubtable
Col. Strode, were stationed on the hill
overlooking the town, as a guard against
Indian invasion. The colonel eot the
idea that Galenrans needed a stirring up
to the sense of their danger. Sometime
in the night, after a l had retired to their
peaceful slumbers, the rottr of cannon
and rattle of musketry whs beard and the
cry went up, "The Indiansl The Indians
are upon us! Half the town, men,
women and children, rushed out from
their homes, many of them in their niirht
clothes. They all rushed for the block
house, which was on Bench street near
the intersection of Diagonal street. They
crushed into the block house, pell moll,
some crying, some praying. In the
morning there was some tall swearing at
the author of the foolish scare, whoever
be might be, but this was hard to find
out at that time. What old settler of
those early times has not beard of the
battle of Eisbwakie, in which Col. Strode
had command, and of the many inquiring
strangers sent to him for information re
garding that noted locality and of his an
gry answer to them.
In the battle, or rather scare, of Still-
man s nun. the heroes of Jo Daviess
distinguished themselves, under the com
mand of Col. J as. W. Stevenson. There
was another scare occurring a year or two
earlier, growing out of the trouble with
the Winnebagoes. I started. It believe,
in the neighborhood of Willow Springs.
A great noise was heard in the distance
and some one supposing it was the Indi
ans on the warpath, started on horseback
for Galena, giving the alarm all along the
road. A large number started for Galena
for safety, but before they reached there
they learned that it was a false alarm, or
gloating with some noisy hog drovers.
The few settlers between Rock river and
the Wisconsin had reason to be alarmed
at the commencement of the Black Hawk
outbreak, because the Indians, when they
nrst left Rock Island, scattered in small
detached bands and struck in so many
places that it was difficult to find them or
tell what little settlement would not be
attacked. The early settlers who first
opened up this magnificent country of
northern Illinois, deserve all praise and
credit for the hardships they endured and
their descendants who now occupy the
many thousand happy homes in this sec
tion should preserve and cherish their
memory. 8. W. McM aster.
That ntone Telegram.
Dally Union, Jane 1.
The veteran editor of the Rock Inlander,
who. according to bis nutting it. "was a
bad man thirty or forty years ago," is ac
cordiag to the inference, a model of truth
and fairness now. This model has taken
the trouble to clip a paragraph from the
Arcjtjb of Thursday evening, which says
H has received a telegram about the
stone for the arsenal dam, and then goes
on to assert that "no telegram came
from Washington to the Argus from
anybody," and proceeds to give a dis
patch from Mr. Schureman to his assis
tant, which contains the same informs
tion in a more egotistic form: "I have
their scalp. The stone will be cut on the
island. Will be home Saturday night.
Now it so happens that the writer hereof
has seen the dispatch to the Argus, and
therefore knows of its extstence: It is
dated May 29 (night) and reads as fol
Washington, May 29.
ToR. I. Argus: Gest and I have been
making strong fight to have stone cut on
the island. Prospects are elegant
D. S. Schureman.
As the Union has kindly refuted the
malicious lie of the monumental old liar
of the Rock Islander in regard to the
Abgtjb receiving no dispatch from Wash
ington on the 30th, it Is needless for us
to inflict the public with any further ret
erence to this latest false assertion of old
lieate la lavepert.
Doctors of the English staff of special
ists have opened an office at rooms 15
and IS, Masonic Temple. To establish
a wide reputation in Davenport, they will
render their services to the sick until
Saturday, June 8, free of charge. They
will not take any case without there is a
moral certainty of giving entire satisfac
tion. These medical and surgical experts
hate had large experience in the hospitals
of Europe and America, and to show the
extent of their skill, they offer a large
premium if they fail to cure any case they
undertake of consumption, cancer, ca
tarrh, nervous debility, dyspepsia, liver
complaint, skin, ear and eye diseases,
rheumatism and ague. Head office, Lon
don, England; established in 1870.
lanproveaaeata la the Street Car ter.
viee Plaaa af thetSyadieate.
The Holmes syndicate will soon be in
shape to give to the public its promised
improvements in the streetcar service of
the three cities. Everything necessary
to such a change has been ordered and
before thirty days have expired there
will be a new order of things in the sys
tem under Supt. Scbaitger'a supervision.
The latter part of next week twenty-seven
new open cars will ar
rive from St. Louis, eighteen of
which will be assigned to the route
between Rock Island & Moline, half
on the red and half on the blue line.
Six will be put on the bridge road be
tween Davenport and Rock Island.
These will be painted green. Two will
be used to fill out the quota of cars on
the Second street line in Davenport and
one will go onto the Third street route
over the river, that being all that is
necessary to fill out the equipment
of that road, the two Union line
open cars which are as good as new, hav
ing been sent over there, and there were
a number of new open cars on the road
when Mr. Holmes took it. The Daven
port Second street car running in this
city now will be returned and then Mr.
Schnitger will have his open car service
completed. Enough closed cars to match
the open ones, are also being built to fill
out the service with the good ones now
on band, and they will come along
through the summer.
It is learned, too, that President
Holmes has ordered the iron for the en
tire work of rebuilding oa both sides of
the river, and the repairing where it is
The new Moline avenue car barns will
be under way in a few days, and it is not
improbable that a new barn will be built
for the Third street line in Davenport. It
is needed badly enough.
Theodore Diekman alias August Lehr,
who stole the suit of clothes from Ed
ward Leins, of the Adams Express com
pany last fall, was arrested ia Davenport
today with the clothes on his back. Mar
shal Miller brought him to Rock Island.
List evening a sneak thief broke into
the room at the Commercial hotel, of
Max Kaufman, of the assignee shoe store
snd stole a Prince Albert coat and vest,
valued at $40, and a shirt. No traces of
the thief have yet been found.
Marshal Miller states that the police
tere were misinformed as to one, at least,
of the participants in the Davenport rob
bery Thursday night; that instead of
"Zibe" Gibson, of this city, being one of
the number, it was "Jack" Gibson, of
Davenport, and no relation to the Gib
sons on this side of the river.
sold internal revenue stamps amounting
to f 5,871.90 during May, ot which there
was for beer, $4,153.25; cigars, tl'209.
45; tobacco, 9.20.
A car load of bed room and dining
room furniture has just been received at
Clemann & Salzmann, which will be sold
at a bargain, and another car load will be
here in about ten days.
Six per cent loans by the Rock Island
Building, Loan and Savings association,
Tuesday evening, June 4th, 1889. Pre
miums from eighteen to twenty per cent.
E. H. Guyer, Secretary.
There will be two excursions to Lin-
wood springs tomorrow on the Golden
Gate. Fare for round trip only 25 cents.
Boat will leaye Rock Island at 2:30 and
30 p. m. George Lamont agent. Dia
mond Jo line office.
Mr. Charles D. Ward has been ap
pointed western traveling agent for the
Mobile. & Ohio railroad. He will be
authorized to solicit freight and passen
ger business in the territory west of the
Mississippi river. Until other headquar
ters are assigned, he can be addressed at
Kansas City, Mo.
ate retting- far Ladle aad Cteatie-
An historical and automatical museum
has been opened at No. 108 East Second
street, Davenport, where every person has
the best opportunity to learn the con
struction of the human body. This ex
hibition shows every part of the human
body, and all diseases persons are subject
to, and consequently it is of greatest im
portance to every one to visit the muse
um. They remain only a few days
Bospltai Quid Keating.
The regular monthly meeting of St.
Luke's Hospital T3uild will be held at the
residence -of Mrs. J. M. Buford. Tuesday
at 3 p. m. M. C. Hoffman, Sec.
Fourteen dry lots on four years time,
with six percent per annum, to any one
wishing to build this summer.
C. A. Stibi., - - Manager.
ONE NIGHT ONLY.
THURSDAY, JUNE 6th.
Front "The Funniest of Them All."
The Sparks Co.,
Under the Management of MR. OTJS BOTHNKR.
roe ureaiett or an successes,
A Bunch of Keys
Or, THE HOTEL.
noyt's First, Best and Funniest Comedy, intra-
ancing me latroos tiazzie uazzie. and New
Specialties, New Songs, New Dances, New
Medleys. New Features, and more Ian
than all other Comedies combined.
Prices 75, 50 and 25 cents.
Sale opens Monday, Jane 3, at Clemann 8lz
There is a movement on foot and one
that is likely to be brought to the atten
tion of the Citizens' Improvement asso
ciation at its next meetin&r. looking to
the arranging for a fitting celebration of
the Fourth of July in Rock Island this sea
son . 1 here yet remains in one of the
banks, it is understood, $100 from the
receipts of two years ago, and the Im
provement association will be asked to
take initiation In some sort of demons
stralion in Rock Island on the national
holiday this year.
The social event of the week was the
afternoon reception given by Mrs. C. C,
Carter Wednesday, and it proved one of
the most elaborate affairs given in Rock
Island this season. Nearly one hundred
ladies paid their respects and the refresh
ments were elegant.
Cltatea ob the Right Trark.
Clinton, Iowa, is talking seriously of a
paid fire department. The Jew says
"There is a strong probability that some
arrangement will be made which will give
the city a small paid company to be cen
trally located and ready to respond
promptly upon an alarm of fire. Such
company with an effective electric alarm
system is a thing Clinton need3 badly
and should, have."
June 1. ,
Mr. and Mrs. Hans Clemann have a new
The council meets again next Monday
The summer days are come according
to the almanac.
Choice cherries and strawberries at C.
Letter Carrier McDarrah has gone up
the river on a p easure trip.
Window shades, including fixtures, at
30 cents, at Clemann & Salzmann's.
Fine cherries, bananas, apricots, pine
apples and all kinds of fruit at Boro's.
An elegant line of porterie and lace
curtains at Clemann & Salzmann's.
Read new list of bargains in real
estate in Geo. W. D. Harris' advertises
Wanted A competent girl for general
housework. Mrs. Mylo Lee, 2810 Fifth
General Secretary F. W. Lang, of the
Y. M. C. A., and family, are expected
home this afternoons)
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Weyerhauser and
daughter, Lonie, are contemplating
tour abroad the present summer.
Capt. Eoehler is having his hands foil
collecting the water rents under the re
vised rates, which appear to give very
Clemann & Salzmann today sold twen-
tysone sets of bedroom furniture to
Augustana College. Also a fine outfit
for a mansion in Davenport.
Henry Egbert assumed control of the
Davenport postoffice this morning. Post
master J. M. DeArmond served four
years and one month in the office.
Mrs. W. L. Whitfield returned today
from a visit to Richmond, Ind., accom
panied by her sister, Mrs. O. B. Longs
fellow, who will visit in the city.
The Fashion saloon will open with a
big lunch Saturday, June 1. Koch's old
stand Twentieth street. Everybody cor
dially invited. John L. Mastersoa. '
Wanted. Experienced plow grinder,
and polisher. Steady employment to
good man. State salary wanted. Ayr
American Plow Co., Ayr, Ont., Canada.
Mr. D. S. Schureman, the architect,
will return from Washington this even
ing. He will bring his family with him
from Cincinnati, rooms having been re
served at the Harper. ,
Deputy Collector G. O. Huckstaedt
Sunday and Monday,
June 8. 9 and 10.
Oame called at S:30 p. m.
Room and Picture
Cord Nails & Hooks,
At the very Lowest
Call and see.
lj C. C. Taylor
Under Rock Island Hons.
We may have a few more cool days but all signs indicate
warmer weather. At any rate it pays to be
ready for sultry days.
- propose to help keep you cool.
A Good 8ummer Corset,
A new asssortment of light weight Jer
seys will be offered Monday morn
ing at popular prices and
extra values at
$1.35 to $ 1.95.
in the three cities is
Ic Cream made from par Craam
and flavored with the popular
flavor. A trial of tbia cream
will connoa all that It can-
not be excelled.
Picnics, Sociables and Parties
of all kinds, forniehed on
SECURED BY FIRST MORTGAGE
Always on hand for sale at 6&
and 7 per cent to inrestor.
Interest CoUected without
E?ery effort made to handle
only choice investments.
Call or write for details. :
Lawu Tennis Suitings,
10 cents per yard.
Smooth finished and very sightly
goods in checks and stripes.
3J cents per yard.
More of our double foid Cashmeres
10 cents per yard.
Ginghams, Satins, Seersuckers' Embroideries, White Goods.
Rock Island. Illinois.
A lammoth Stock
II n Sf II . ?!V. aaaaaaaaaaaaWi
1ARGER THAN EVER:
and three times as large as any other establishment in
this city can be seen at the popular store of
CLEMANN & SALZMANN.
They buy direct from the Manufacturers, thus saving the
wholesale dealers1 profits and are enabled to command the
No. 1525 and 1527 Second Ave.,
The only Double Front Store in Rock Island.
Geo. "SAT. D. Harris,
Real Estate and Insurance,
229 Seventeenth St, under Commercial Hotel,
tVFlrBt-claaa Insurance at lowest rates.
ROC ' ISLAND, ILL.
The following are among the many bargains offered:
A nice residence, with all modern Imnmrr.
menu, laree grounds, on Elm atreet ; cheap on
A two story house and lot. convenient to the
upper aaw mills, depot and round house Terr
New house, eood cellar aud cistern, lanr lot
finely located in Dodge's addition oa the bluff.
1700 will buy a eood house, fire rooms, with lot.
convenient to lower factories.
A nice dwelline with one half acre of land naar
the Milan street cars.
On the northwest corner of Twent-flrt vtrert
a good business location, a good house and large
One of the finest lots on Twenty -third street, ia
the best neighborhood, high and dry.
A number of desirable properties on the blaff.
A nice residence property at the upper end of
11.000 will buy a house and fine corner lot in
the upper part of the city on reasonable terms.
Some line lots In Dodge ' addition.
$1,000 will buy a neat house on Twentieth St.
Will give $10 rate to Northern Iowa and South
ern Minnesota and return to partiea wishing to
buy No. 1 land for a home or investment; for
prices of land, terms and date of excursions, call
at my office.
Will exchange some good Western land for a
comfortable residence In this city.
. $2,50 PEH GALLON,
KOHIST & ADLER'S,
POST OFFICE BLOCK. : : ; ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
BOOTS and SHOES
The Largest Stock,
The Lowest Prices
in the three cities. It will be a mistake to buy before
- you eee our bargains.
Ladie sand Gents Low Shoes in all grades and prices.
Wigwam Slippers at your own prices.
Ladies fine Hand Turned shoes from the best manufacturers.
Custom Work and Repairing done at all three stores .
uQ""Call and see us.
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Jr.,
CENTRAL SHOE STORE, 1818 Second Avenue.
ELM STREET SHOE STORE, PIONEER SHOE STORE,
. 2929 Pifth Avenue. 1712 Secoad Awtm.