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THE (ROCK ISTaAZNTV jRQIT& THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 1889.
-FOR SALE BY
1617 Second avenne,
We will make It pay you to buy your Paper of us now If you con
template using any during the coming year. The stoek MUST BE
Si LD and by buying of us now y6u can get it at manufacturers'
f-J-Remember the place,
KINGSBURY & SON,
1705 Secend Avenue.
n competition with the Leading Refrigerators of the
tnited States received the highest award for economy
of ion, using only 12.17 as much ice as its best compet
itor and 9.17 as mnch as one of its would be competitors.
possesses the only provision chamber free from odors, produces a dry
cold air which no obter 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
do not require cleaning as do other makes, being perfectly and scien
tifically constructed, the cold dry air by constant circulation keeps it
weet and clean. Tbe best made, best finished and handsomest Re
frigerator in the matket. There are more ALASKA Refrigerators in
use in Rock Island than all others.
WILLflRD BAKER & CO.,
SOLE AGENTS FOR
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 prices.
Made la Hardwood, elegantly caived with treble
walls, Charcoal filled and alnc lined, every
part removable for
All metal ahehrea. alr-tlebt locka. lmDroved In
terior clrcnlattoa of dry cold air and first class
These are the oitlt Refrigerators with Five
wans lor me preservation or tne ice.
They are the only Refrigerators having the
Leonard patent air-tight locks .
They are the oitlt Refrigerators having the
Leonard patent solid iron shelves.
They are the olx Refrigerators having the
lyonard patent arched center false bottom.
1 hey are the onlt Refrigerators having the
Leonard patent movaoie nues for cleaning.
They are the ohlt Refrigerators having the
Leonard improved interior circulation of dry cold
They are the oklt Refrigerators having the
Leonard patent Interior construction.
They havs stmd the test for rears and are the
only Refrigerators which excel all others at every
A slight examination will convince von of their
great superiority. We challenge the world to
produce their equal at any price.
Hook Island, Ills.
Opposite Harper House.
HELI1NG THE HELPLESS.
Rock Island will Do Its Share for
A Meet lac called for Tomorrow Af
f era an at 8:8 to Take Artfoa--.
Kaad t be Haloed.
Tbe iiuggestion in last night's Argus
that Rock Island should be doing some
thing for the aid of the nn fortunate
people : n the stricken city of Johnstown,
was reo jived with general favor, and has
been productive of good results al
ready. The Arqcb stated that Rock Ills
and would not be slow ia performing its
duty if but the matter was properly
started. This morning Dr. W. A. Paul
and Wi'l R. Johnson took the subject in
hand, niade a brief canvass of the city,
and the result was the following call for
a meeting at the Harper house at 2:30 to
morrow afternoon to take action:
We, the undersigned, citizens of Rock
Island, most urgently request all who are
interested in the cause of humanity, to
meet at the rotunda of the Harper house
at 3:30 p. m., June 7, for the purpose of
taking action for the benefit of the flood
sufferen of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
W A Paul, W R Johnson,
T J Robinson, J W Stewart,
J S Gilntore. E W Hurst,
P Weyerhaeuser, JJReimers,
C J Dart, H J Lowrey,
J W Poster, Seville Johnston,
The Rock Island Lumber company and
Weyerhnuser & Denkman have each do
nated a car load of lumber, and these to
getber with a car from Davenport and
one from Muscatine, will be sent to tbe
devastated country together.
Last t ight St. Paul lodge. Knights of
Pythias, appropriated $25 for the relief
of the Johnstown sufferers.
Rock Island will have no difficulty in
raising t big fund for the afflicted people
and all who are interested in tbe cause of
charity should attend the meeting at the
Harper nt 3:30 p. m. tomorrow.
The Arocs suggests that the money
taken f r the high school exercises a1
Harper's theatre tomorrow night be do
nated b the board of education to Rock
Island's contribution to tbis most worthy
and deserving cause.
Agent J. P. McEibben of the Ameri
can Express company, has received tbe
A KRICAN EXPRKSS CnMPAKT, I
Snpt's. Office, Chicago, 111., June 4. J
J. F. McKibben, Ageiit, Hock Island, 111.
You a-e authorized to say that the
America a Express company will be happy
to transport free of charge to Pittsburg,
its nearest office to Johnstown, Pa., any
donations of clothing or money that may
be made and shipped by duly authorized
committees named by the citizens of your
place. Tours truly,
John Orls, Asst. Supt.
CAPTURED BY CUPID.
Marriage of H. A. J. Sir Donald and
HUM Blary Mall Wedding Bells at
Tbe C( ntral Presbyterian church was
the scene of a very pretty wedding cere
mony last eveuing, wben Rev. A. B
Mel drum officiated in the ceremony that
joined tl e hearts and fortunes of Hugh
A. J. McDonald, Jr., and Miss Mary
Gall. Prif. 8. T. Bowlby played Mendels
sohn's wedding march on the pipe organ
as the bridal party entered tbechurchand
proceeded up the centre aisle headed by
the ushers, Oeo. Bennett and Theo.
Wakefield. The bride's maids were Miss
Mavmda Reinhart, of Joliet, and Miss
May McDonald, of this city, and the
groomsnien were Messrs. Oeo. McDonald
and Clarence Blakesley.
After the ceremony tbe bridal party
were dri ren to the residence of H. A. J.
McDanald, Sr., on Fourth avenue near
Twenty-.bird street, where a reception
was held and a wedding feast spread.
The happy young couple were recipients
of a gn at many handsome and useful
The gnom Is the popular bookkeeper
in David Don's stove store, and has many
warm friends, while the bride, who was
raised in Rock Island, is much admired
Mr. an 1 Mrs. McDonald left for Chi
cago last night, and on their return will
reside wi h tbe family of the groom until
their new house on Twenty third street
is in read ness for occupancy.
At the home of the bride at Sterling
yesterday afternoon, occurred the mar
riage of Mr. Archie Brock, of Chicago,
and Miss Josephine Crawford, sister of
Mrs. Aduir Pleasants.of this city. There
were prtsent from Rock Island Mr. and
Mrs. Adsir Pleasants, Mrs. Chas. Mixtei,
Miss Eya Burgh, Mrs. J. R. Graham,
and Lila Qleim, of Joliet.
The Golden Eagle clothing store is
pleased tj announce that its immense line
of summer (hot weather) clothing is now
all in and open for inspection. The line
this seas in is larger and more complete
than evet, and the prices much cheaper
than ever before.
The Golden Eagle proudly claims to
have more newer novelties than any
house in the three cities, tho line includ
ing all tbe latest styles in English,
French nd domestic flannels, serges,
pongees, mohairs, drap d'etes, silks and
many cht aper grades, all of which must
be seen ti be appreciated. Call and be
convinced. Also just received, another
invoice ot gentlemen's ' light colored,
three and four button cutaways.
K. P. Election.
Last evening occurred the aemUannual
election of St. Paul lodge. No. 107,
Knights of Pythias, those elected being:
Past Chancellor George B Stebbins.
Chance llor Commander George L
Vice C tancellor H W Smythe.
Prelate U M Whiffln.
Keeper of Records and Seals J Alex
Master of Exchequer C F Gaetjer.
Master of Finance 8 R Wright .
Master of Arms O O Bloom. .
Repres mtative to the Grand Lodge
"sYesuker Indications. '
TJ. 8. Siakai. Or r ic, )
Davenport, Iowa, June 6. f
For Mm next 24 hours for Illinois and
low, fai-, warmer.
THE LAST OFFICES.
Arrangements for the Burial of
State's Attorney O'Ma ra.
The Bar JHectlna: this Moraine. Time
and Order or the Faneral The Pall
The remains of the late State's Attor
ney O'Mara were brought oyer from
Mercy hospital by Undertaker Clough
and conveyed to St. Joseph's church last
evening where tbe body will rest until the
funeral at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning,
Father Thomas Mackin haying provided
THE BAR MEETING .
Pursuant to call a very largely attend
ed meeting of the Rock Island county bar
was held in the circuit court room at 9
o'clock this morning to take suitable ac
tion with reference to the death of State's
Attorney Patrick O'Mara. There were
also present the majority of tbe county
officers together with some of tbe most
intimate friends of the deceased. Col.
Henry Curtis, vice president of the coun
ty bar association, called the meeting to
order and suggested that Judge Glenn be
called upon to preside over the meeting
and tbe suggestion was accepted by unan
imous consent. Judge Glenn stated tbe
meeting was not a memorial service, but
simply a meeting to arrange for the
funeral and to adopt such measures as
might seem proper.
Mr. C. L. Walker, beintt secretary of
the bar association, was requested to act
as secretary of the meeting.
Mr. Walker moved that a com
mittee of three be appointed to confer
with Father Mackin and members of
Buford post with regard to funeral ar
rangements. The motion prevailed and
the chair named E. D. Sweeney, M. M.
Sturgeon anP. T. McElherne.
Mr. J. T. Kenworthy moved that a
committee of five be appointed to adopt
suitable resolutions for presentation to
the circuit and county courts and to
make arrangements for suitable memorial
services. Tbe motion was put and car
ried and the chair appointed as the com
mittee Maj. H. C.Connelly, Msj. J. M.
Beardsley, and Messrs. J. T. Kenworthy,
W. R. Moore and Adair Pleasants.
The meeting then adjourned.
The court attended to some matters res
quiring immediate attention and then
adjourned until 1:30 tomorrow after
noon. THE FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS.
The committee on arrangements named
above proceeded with its duty at once,
and this afternoon decided upon the fol
lowing as the order, for the funeral to
occur from St. Joseph's Catholic church
at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning. The
pall bearers to be James Byrnes and J.
V. Mahoney as personal friends; Maj. J.
M. Beardsley and P. T. McElhern re pre
seating tbe bar; R. A. Donaldson and G.
W. Gamble the county officers, and
Thomas Campbell and J. H. Cleland Bu
ford post G. A. R. Tbe funeral proces
sion will be under the direction of Sheriff
Silvis, and will be as follows:
Escort of U. A. K.
Bar and County Officers.
Friends and Citizens.
The county offices will close dnring tbe
hour of the funeral.
"Graduation of the Babies."
Interesting exercises were held in the
first primary room at building No. 3,
Miss Ada Muse teacher, this afternoon .
The programme is appended:
Song The Pretty Moon, school ; song
Ligbtl7 Row, school; Welcome, Bertie
Harris, Jimmie Thompson; A Little Boy,
Arthur Roberts; News Boy and Boot
black, Swan Leven, John Wulff; song
Spring Time; Little Dreamer, Grace Bur
ns; Boy and Boot. Frank Ferguson;
Boat sone, Mattie Jones, Edith Housel;
A Noodle, Frank Weiss; I Never Spoke
Before, Etta Wilson; Conceited Grass
hopper, Mattie Jones; song Rock a
Bye, Bertha Berkson; Vacation Day,
Grace Wilcox; The Model Church,
Jimmie Thompson; Five Rabbits and
Five Mice, school; Song of the Cob
bler; The Crows, George Loosley;
Little Boy, Frank Patterson; Kisses,
Grace A bell; Little Mouse Mouaie,
Master Simon; Cat. Chatty Mattison;
Our Pets, Stilma Anderson, Myrtle Gil
more, Bern ice Nevans, Mabel Corken,
Frida Haminerich, Annie Mem, Emelie
Jubl; Grandma al'ars Does, Willie Ash
baugb; Music; Calisthenics; Song
Merry Brown Thrush ; The Dollie, Daisy
Postlewaite; Tired Seamstress, Mattie
Jones; Three Little Toad Stools, Sadie
Lewis, Mary Schindler, Clara Schindler;
Song Over Field and Meadow;
New Slate, Willie Mclntire; New
Toy, Ben Mitchell; Our Flag, Bertie
Harris, Jimmie Thompson; Speech,
Clyde Porter; Broom Drill, Girls;
Hole in the Pocket, Grace Means; Song
Matches Sold Tom, Mattie Jones, Grace
Abell, Rob Ransom; Japanese Babies,
Florence Lee; Little Bells, Eva George,
Bertha Lynn, Minnie Schneider, Grace
Wilcox, Stella Dauber, Sadie Schindler,
Belle Con well; Little Boy, Harvey Pol
lard; Little Girl, Bertha Berkson; Little
Fellow, Maurice Simon; Dress Making,
Annie Mertz; Bob White, Willie Aah
baugh; Tbe Visitor, Grace Abell, Chatty
Mattison;' Little Bears, Bertie Harris;
Playing Doctor, Blanche Boggess, Genie
Mattison, Grace Abell; Bopeep, Grace
Wilcox; James, Grace Means; Song
Waiting Maids; Lazy John.
OTHER SCHOOL EXERCISES.
The annual commencement exercises of
Augustana college are in progress today.
This evening a grand concert occurs at
the Augustana conservatory of music.
Tbe sixteenth annual commencement
of the Rock Island high school will be
held at Harper's theatre tomorrow even
ing. Those having flowers are requested
to leave them at the theatre tomorrow
afternoon. An admission of ten cents
will be charged to the theatre, and those
desiring good seats are advised to reserve
them in advance.
The alumni reunion of the Rock Island
high school will be held in the assembly
room at the high school at 8 o'clock next
Tuesday evening. Prof. L. W. Parish,
of Independence, Iowa, will deliver the
Miss Piatt and Mrs. Listen, teachers of
the Ninth grade at building No. 4, were
each presented with a handsome chair by
their pupils this morning. '
It ia proposed to keep the Parts expo
sition open for a year, with the exception
of the three winter months.
8ale at the M. & K.
Fresh fish at C. C. Truesdale's.
Sox cheap at the Golden Eagle.
Five cents for ganze vests, M. & K.
Bargains in sox at the Golden Eagle.
Stacks bf underwear cheap, at the M.
Choice cherries and strawberries at F.
A "Bunch of Keys" tonight at Har
Fresh vegetables of all kinds at F. G.
N. W. Cheney, of Rural, was in the
Twenty-five cents for 60 -cent under
wear at the M. & K.
The St. Paul will go up at 7 o'clock to
A rousing nnderwear sale is the at
traction at the M. & K.
The Davenports were defeated at
Quincy yesterday, 5 to 4.
Strawberries five cents per box this
evening only, at Truesdale's.
Boys's 40 and 50 cent straw bats all
going at 15 cents at the Golden Eagle.
Do not buy a straw hat until you have
seen the immense line at the Golden
There are vests and pants of that 25
cent underwear the M . & K. have placed
Fifty-cent quality balbriggan, in plain
or stripped, fast colors, 25 cents at the
The approaching marriage of Miss
Lillie Ludolph to Mr. John Luelke is an
nounced. Mrs. Joseph Baker gave a reception at
her home on Twenty-third street this
Mr. John Flannagan, shipping clerk at
Bowlby's music house, is laid up with
Tbe grandest selection ot hot weather
clothing is to be found at Simon & Mo
Those hanndsome bronze slippers at
the M. & K. will be placed on sale today
at $2 50 a pair.
A. J. Wildes, representing Andreas'
new shows, was a caller at the Arocs
office last evening.
Charles H. Cox, formerly clerk at
Chas. Oswald's grocery, is now employed
at Truesdale's grocery.
S. B. Wilkins & Co.'s best seamless
hosiery only 10 cents a pair at the Gol
den Eagle, worth 25 cents.
Island City lodge, A. O. U. W-.have
an interesting meeting this evening, no
tice of which appears elsewhere.
The finest line of silk umbrellas ever
brought to tbe city was opened yesterday
at the Golden Eagle. Call and examine.
Tbe sale of tickets for the Christian
chapel concert will open at Bowlby's
music store tomorrow morning at 9
You can buy the best farmers' butter
for 12 cents per pound, and fresh eggs
12) cents per dozen at Beecher's com
Tbe annual report of the Rock Island
road for the last year shows a deficit of
nearly a million dollars. Ranson R. Ca
ble was reelected president.
A special bargain for three days only:
Gentlemen's latest style Teck and Four
in-Hand neckties. Your choice for 10
cents at the Golden Eagle.
There are not a very great quantity so
if you want a pair ef those bronze slip
pers with beaded vamps, get them at
once $2.50 a pair at the M. & K.
Johnny Otto, aged three years and a
half, died at the home of his parents,
614 Eleventh street, yesterday afternoon,
of paralysis, tbe result of diphtheria.
The competitive examination for hon
orary membership to the Illinois state
university at Champaign, will occur in
the high school building tomorrow and
"Tramps, Cranks and Dudes." is the
novel subject of Rev. Dr. Lorimer for
Monday evening, June 10, at tbe Burtis
opera house, Davenport. Dr. Lorimer,
it wi 11 be remembered, delivered tbe ora
tion there April 30.
Simon & Mosenfelder's leaders in hot
weather cloihing are serge coats, vests
and pants. They are the best wearing
and best looking mtterial in the market,
and can be found at Simon & Mosenfeld
er's iu ten different shades.
"Aren't tLey beauties?" "The finest
line I ever saw." "Nothing like them in
the city," and many other similar expres
sions record tbe verdict of all who have
seen the beautiful line of silk and woolen
shirts which the Golden Eagle is ehowi
The Rodman Rifles arrived home from
Spring Vadey last evening, quiet having
been restored at tbe mines and further
detainment of the militia being unneces
sary. Company F. of Moline, will return
tonight or tomorrow probably.
Who will get the balance? Out of the
200 children's suits the M. & K. placed
on sale a week ago at $5, there are about
forty left, none worth less than $6.50.
You will probably never have another
opportunity to get such excellent value.
A very interesting programme has
been prepared for the gymnastic and cal
isthenic exorcises at Huber's garden on
Moline avenue on next Saturday, under
the personal supervision of Prof. Reuter.
Bleuer's orchestra will participate as will
a chorus of twenty-five female voices
Tonight at the Theatre.
Tonight Hoyt's greatest comedy. "A
Bunch of Keys, "will be presented at Har
"A Bunch of Keys," Charley Hoyt's
amusing farce comedy,' was given at the
Third avenue theatre last evening to a
crowded house. This is one of tbe earli
est and best of Hoyt's successes.and was
presented last night by an excellent corns
pany, including Charles Burke as Little
ton Snaggs, Louise Sanford as Teddy
Keys and Ada Bothner as Rose Keys.
New York Prut.
All members of Buford post, 243, G.
A. R., are requested to meet at post
quarters this evening, to arrange for the
funeral of our late comrade. Patrick
O'Mara. Tho. Campbell,
. All members of Island City lodge. No
4, and members of sister lodges, also all
visiting brethren are requested to be
present this evening (Thursday) June 6,
as tbe V. (. 111. w., u. M. W. ana u. n.
of the state of Iowa, also members of
Evening Star lodge, of Davenport, are to
be present. By order of the M. W.
R. H. Robb, Recorder.
More comfort is to be derived from the
right kind of a thin coat and vest than
any other wearing apparel. Simon &
Mosenfelder have the right kind and at
the right prices.
Fourteen dry lots on four years time,
with six per cent per annum, to any one
wishing to build this summer.
The peculiar purifying and building up
powers of Hood's Sarsaparilla make it
the very best medicine to take at this sea
son. A citizen of Tarpon, Fla., has a tame
otter which follows him about the streets
like a dog.
C. A. Stcil, - Manager.
ONE NIOHT ONLY.
THURSDAY, JUNE 6th.
Front "The Funniest of Them All."
Tlic Sparks Co.,
Under the Management of MR. GTJ8 BOTHKER.
. The Greatest of ail Successes,
A Bunch ol Keys
Or, THE HOTEL.
Iloyt's First, Bent and Funniest Comedy, intro-
aucing me lamoas Kaxzie Dazzle, and New
Specialties, New Songs, New Dances, New
Medleys. New Features, and more Inn
than all other Comedies combined.
Prices 75, 50 and 25 cents.
Sale opens Monday. Jane 3. at Clemann Salz
Cbas. A. Stikl,
ONE WEEK, COMMENCING
MONDAY, JUNE 10th.
Engagement of the Accomplished Actress,
Miss Florence Hamilton,
Mr. HAMILTON McCCLLUM
and a strong company of Dramatic and Spec
Monday Eve., June 10th
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or plays entirely, new to popular price attractions.
Price 10, 20 and 30 cents.
Sunday and Monday,
June 8. 9 and 10.
Game called at 8:80 p. m.
Room and Picture
Cord Nails & Hooks,
At the very Lowest
Call and see.
Under Rock Island Honsa.
in the three cities is
Four tli Ave.
let Cream mad from para Cream
and flavored with the popular
flavors. A trial of this cream
will convica all that It can-
not be excelled.
Picnics, 8ociables and Parties
of all kinds, famished on
SECURED BY FIRST MORTGAGE
Always on hand for sale at 6&
and 7 per cent to inrestor.
Interest Collected without
E? ery effort made to handle
only choice investments.
Call or write for detafls.
Will place on sale MONDAY morning, at 10 o'clock, a
handsome assortment of figured India Silks at
One week ago these silks cost at wholesale more than we will
ask for them. We were fortunate enough to buy at a cleaning
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up pnte, auu tuey go mis weeK
fcr"New arrivals in imported Satines, etc.
Rock Island. Illinois.
A Mammoth Stock
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Cgj tl s s-i ft" " jaafca-
1ARGER THAN EVER:
and three times as large as any other establishment in
this city can be seen at the popular store of
CLEMANN & SALZKIANN.
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.
Geo. W. D. Harris,
Real Estate and Insurance,
229 Seventeenth St, under Commercial
tsr rirst-claaa Insurance at lowest rates.
The following are among
A nice residence, with all modern lmnrav
ments, large grounds, on Sim street ; cheap on
ear j terms.
A two story house and lot, convenient to the
upper saw mills, depot and round house Terr
hlUll, Mw l ..11a. mr, A .:.. 1 1 -.
finely located in Dodge's addition on the bluff.
1700 will traT a &rood hnn. fi
convenient to lower factories.
A nice dwelling with one half acre of land near
the Milan street cars.
On the northwest corner of Twenty-flrxt street
a good business location, a good house and large
$2,50 PER G-ALLON,
KOHN & ADLER'S,
POST OFFICE BLOCK.
BOOTS and SHOES
The Largest Stock,
The Lowest Prices
iu the three cities. It will be a mistake to buy before
you see our bargains.
Ladie sand Gents Low Shoes in all grades and prices.
Wigwam Slippers at your own prices.
Ladies fine Hand Tamed shoe from the best manufacturers.
Custom Work and Repairing done at all three stores . .
3rFCall and see us.
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Jr.,
CENTRAL SH02 STORE. 118 Second Ayum.
ELM STREET SHOE STORE, PIONEER SHOE STORE,
8929 Fifth Ayenua. 1713 Second ATeaue.
ai 44 cents per yara all silk.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
the many bargains offered:
One of the finest lots on Twenty third street, in
the best neighborhood, high and dry.
A number of desirable properties on the bluff.
A nice residence property at the npper ead of
$ 1.000 will buy a house and tine corner lot in
the npper part of the city on reasonable terms.
Some line lots in Dodge's addition.
fl.000 will buy a neat house on Twentieth St.
Will give $10 rate to Northern Iowa and South
ern M innesola and return to parties wiahlng to
buy No.l 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.
ROCK ISLAND. ILL.