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THE -ROCK ISLAND AllGUS,1 FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 1889.
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Cook Stoves Ranges,
RIVERSIDE OAK STOVES,
Boynton Celebrated Furnaces,
Wrougbt Steel Ranges-
Estimates for Heating and
1617 Second avenne,
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, July 9 and 10.
Regular price 75c.
All late styles. These prices are for these days only.
KINGSBURY & SON,
1705 Secend Avenue.
I 17 LOTS I
at the head of Seventeenth street, which I will Bell on
terms to suit purchasers.
Monthly Payments Accepted if Desired.
These lots are in a beautiinl, healthy locality, and are
100 Per Cent Cheaper
than any lots now offered for sale.
r3gFPersons can "buy these Lots and improve them
cheap as they can pay rent. Apply to
sj. B. ZIMMERs
Star Block, - - - Opp. Harper House,
18 RECEIVING DAILY HIS STOCK OP
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 ABB LOW.
is one array of beauty with its loads of new
Wall Paper, Curtains
Call and make your eelections from tbe Largest stock,
the Newest Patterns and Lowest prices.
-and Steel Dome Furnaces.
Ventilating furnished on
Rook Island, Ills.
Clearing price 4Sc.
" " 44c.
" " 38c.
" " 27c.
" . " 22c.
W M. JACKSON,
Corner Eighteenth street and Second avenue.
THE CITY'S WELFARE.
Elect laa ef Officer an Other Matters
f Impart awe nerere the Prasjrea
Last evening occurred the first annual,
an wen mo n Bu.r u'j ."B 1
the Rock Island Citizens' Improvement I
.nM.:.a:AH . Sn a. a a ma (n TTorrtArV I
utiwi(i.iuii iw iuuui. iu
theatre building . President Hass, Secre-
tary Medlll. ami all the most prominent
members of the association were present,
and there was a large general attendance
snowing a continued interest in me asso-
ciation and its work for the city s up
building and w lfare, and the manifesta
tion of a desire to make the year that is
now being entered upon show even more
for the city's ge leral growth and healthy
The secretary's financial report for the
first year of ti e association's existence
was read, showing receipts in the way of
of 5 dues eiich from 130 members,
amounting to $650; and disbursements
of $064.30. of which the most part was
for repairing ard furnishing the rooms,
stationery, etc., such as were necessary
at the outset. The association has also
received f 250 I rum the C, R. & P. rail
way, and f 10) from President C. B
Holmes, of the Davenport & Rock Island
Street Car syndicate, toward the viaduct
estimates, and has expended $350 for
plans and estimates furnished by Q. W.
Boynton.and now in the bands of the gov-
ernmenl.leaving a balance of $100 which
is on deposit for future efforts in behalf
of this important proiect. For its labors
and success lias far in this matter
the association is deserving of great
The different committees were called
in regular ordei, but none had anything
special to report, though Mr. Jackson,
chairman of tbe street committee, re
ported progress the work speaking for
A letter from Mr. H. T. Denison, sec
retary of tbe Dt.venport Business Men's
association, asl.ing cooperation in the
matter of appointing delegates to the
waterways convention to be held at Cin
cinnati Sept 4th and 5tb, to pre
sent the interests of the Hen
nepin canal, was read, and the
president, upon motion, authorized
to appoint a delegation.
On motion the election of officers was
proceeded with. For president, Mr.
Fred Hass received 13 votes; Wm. Jack
son. 5: Henry Carse, 1 . Mr. Uass was
declared reelect 3d.
For first vice president, Henry Curse
received 18 votes; R. Crampton, 9; Wm.
Jackson, 9; W. H. Judge, 2; John Peetz,
1; E. H. Guyer, 1; W. S. Knowlton. 1
Eli Mosenfelder 1. Mr. Carse was de
clared reelected. ,
For second vi:e president, Wm. Jack
son received 1? votes; R. Crampton, 5;
and Mr. Jacksoi was declared elected
For secretary T. J. Medill received 18
votes; Dr. W. A. Paul, 1; W. 8. Knowl
ton, 1; E. H. Guyer, 1. Mr. Medill was
For treasurer, W. R. Johnson received
16 votes; Dr. W. A. Paul, 2; John Peetz.
2; W. H. Jude 1; J. F. Robinson, 1.
Mr. Johnson was declared reelected.
Mr. Medill pr'sented his declination to
accept the secretaryship for another year
because the dut es have become so exact
ing as to interfere with his personal bus
iness matters. Mr. Medill has attended
to the very important duties of his posi
tiun so faithfully and so patiBfactorily
that tbe association was inclined to dis
regard his resigiation, and the president
was instructed t) appoint a committee to
confer with him with regard to securing
assistance at a raasonaUle compensation
If this is done, arrangements should be
made to have 'he assistant in constant
attendance at tbe rooms and also to keep
them in order.
A ballot for tiiree memtiers of the ex
ecutive committee followed: W. H
Judce received 4; E. H. Guyer, 9; R,
Crampton, 15; Henry Carse, 8; Wm
Jackson, 5; T. J. Medill, 2; Howard
Wells, 2; John Peetz, 2; E, E. Parmen
ter, 2; Dr. W. A. Paul, 6; L. P. Sharp,
3; W. S. Knowlton, 2; E. D. Folsom, 1;
E. G. Frazer, 1; Eli Mosenfelder, 1
Walter Johnson, 1. Messrs. Carse,
Crampton and Guyer having received the
greatest number of votes, were declared
Dr. Paul brotght to the attention of
the association the fact that the Wes
tern Academy of Homeapathy meets in
Rock Island August 28th-30, and asked
for the use of the rooms during that
time. The academy meets in Harper's
theater and the rooms were tendered
Mr. Wm. Jackson spoke o( the Union
square improvements and asked that the
beautifvine committee be authorized to
confer with the city council with refer
ence to Itiarnin g wnai assistance wouiu
. . . u
be necessary to t ave all the plans of the
association for t le square's improvement
properly atlende 1 to this year. The mo
tion was carried, and Chairman Paul has
called a meeting at bis office this after
The association is now entering upon
its second year and membership dues are
payable to Secriary aieaiu a. nis omce
: tj . t.wt Tho aa.nx atinn now
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has 138 active n embers.
This morning President Hass appointed
Dr. Paul and Mr. R. Crampton tne com-
.: , .ith fWtarr
II IHCP VU VVU nivwvv J
Medill, but baa not yet
committee on waterways.
Taele J aba'a" Birthday.
Mr. John Warner, or "Uncle John," as
he is sffectionaHy known in camp life.is
aeventy-nve jetre old today, -uncie
John" aays he is one hundred, but be has
Kn rUimino tl at for the last fiftv vears
and he don't look a day older today than
he did then. Ic honor of the important
event in Mr. Wirner's life, a number of I
bis friends bead id by Messrs. John Cru
baugh, C. F, Caetjer, Henry Cane, C.
W. Negus and Judge Wilkinson, are hav
ing a little camp-out on Big Island today.
the first brick layed.
Hayar McCaaachle txlvea the Paraaal
Htart ta the Favl af Me-aaa Ave-
e .The Pracreaa af the Wrk.
"I trust that by this act I have kin
died the fires of prosperity that will burn
and spread in this city as long as time
shall exist." Thus eloquently spoke Mayor
McConochie as he stood at the corner of
Second avenue and Twentieth street this
afternoon at 1 o'clock, after having laid
the first brick that is to mark the advent
0 Daye(j streets in Hock Island. Quito a
. .thfi,i fthnn tA .pn thfl
undeitaking formally entered upon, as
gRpt Nevin8 had inTjted the mayor to
lntugarilte the work- His honor proved
a nmcn more ,ivelj maQ Ja lhe than
Mf Nevjn8 hftd crpected and ne n8(j an
entire gocli j f u WM hardlv
known that he had commenced.
It kept two men with wheelbar
rows busy to supply him. This
wtt simplv the under course of
ordinary brick from Atkinson & Oloff's
kilns and which rests upon the first layer
of sand. Upon it is to be laid another
course of sand and then upon edge,
the regular vitrified paving brick. It
is the purpose to followup rapidly with
the paving brick between the double
tracks and then between each track. The
street car. company's Bardolph brick is
first to be put in and it will be followed
rapidly by the laying of the Gilegburg
brick on either side.
The work is progressing very nicely.
and the more that is done, the more the
general public seems to be pleased with
the outlook. The entire atmosphere of
the city is permeated with a new lire, a
new feeling of local pride, and that is
what makes the town grow . The mayor
made no mistake in his sentiments this
afternoon, unless it was that he simply
stirred up the fire that had already been
kindled by the Rock Island Improvement
association a year ago. May it spread all
over the city and devour and wipe from
the face of the earth all that bs the
least semblance of anything like a dispo
sition to retard its progress.
Mayor McConochie has appointed the
senior aldermen of each ward, Messrs.
Howard, Hampton, Negus, Schnell,
Evans, Edwards and Scott, to locate the
four new additional watering troughs in
different parts of the city in pursuance of
the council's resolution. They will be so
located 'as to meet the general conven
ience of people driving into town.
The stone crossings which will be taken
up along Second avenue as the paving
progresses, will be utilized in other parts
of the city, and in order that they may be
properly located, the mayor has ap-
pointed a committee composed of the
junior aldermen from each ward to attend I
to tbe matter Messrs. Buncher, Hetter, I
Corken, 111, Knox. Schroeder and Lar
PralHe for the freed.
A certain contributor in the Oskaloos
Herald, who modestly signs himself "A
Preacher," deserves a $10,000 pastorate
and we'd like to get it for him. He who
hides his name from the o'ergrateful
press speaks thus:
"Your home paper tells you when to go
to church, to county, circuit ani probate
court, aud when to send your cbildreo to
school and nearly anywhere else you
have lo cro. It tells who Is dead, mar
ried, sick, births and many otber things
you like to bear. It calls your attention
to all public enterprises, advocates good
schools, law, temperance and order in
vour town and county. it re-
loices with you in prosperity, and
sympathizes with you in dis'
tress. It records tbe marriage ot your
daughter, the death of your son. tbe ill-
ness ol your wife tree 01 cnarge. 11
... . . T.
booms your town and builds up your bus
mess, whether you patronize 11 or not.
It sets forth the attractions and advan
tages of the city and invites immigration.
and is always tbe first to welcome new
comers- Time would fail to enumerate
half it does for its own people, and yet
we sometimes bear a man say his home
paper is not nail so good as some city
paper that never did anything for him
and has no interest in him or his business.
Such men mr too narrow to live and too
close-fisted to die."
Mireet Ballwaj- Improvrmrnta
Mr. Sutton, of tbe Laclede Steel Car
company, ot St. L.ouis, was in tbe
city yesterday completing arrangements
with Supt. Schnitger for tbe closed
cars to complete the winter equip
ment of tbe Moline & Rock Is
land and Union lines. Tbe fire last
spring makes it necessary to entirely
replace the closed car service of the red
line and to put in several new ones on the
blue line. Nine closed cars are to be
ordered for the red line and three for the
blue, and the remainder for the bridge
line. Supt. Schnltger proposes to give
Rock Island, as well as Davenport, the
best possible service that he can pro
vide and the public is showing its appre
ciation of his enterprising spirit.
The new track building down Second
avenue is going forward rapidly. The
double track will go no further west than
Twelfth, but the new track will extend to
the plow work's switch, and new curves
ate to be put in below that.
tteeret Storiette a.
The following item will be of interest
to the members of the various secret or
ganizations. It is said that there are in
the United States over two hundred fra
ternal, social, political, insurance, rellg
ious and other secret organizations. We
1 cannot vouch for the correctness of the
I Ar.11 MO Kl,t til A fftllABlnf m ota rvtsM a a t K A I
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of some of the prominent organizations in
I this country:
Free Masons 600,000
"uu "" uoj.wu
Army of Republic 180.000
Knights of Pythias 310.000
Good Templars 200.500
A. O U. W . .181,000
K.of H 124,756
Royal Arcanum 80,000
Improved O. R. M..: 64,000
Knighu tnd Ladies of Honor.
American Legion 61,664
i Sons of Veterans ".
I Ancient Order Foresters 88.529
Daughters of Rebecca 83.658
Knights ot Golden Eagle 80,000
Modern Woodmen : 26,000
Order of Chosen Friends.. 26.291
Order of Ton ti 17,000
For 100 years mlnatnre painting hat
been a peculiar distinction of Charleston.
8. C, and it is aaid to lead all other cities
of the country in this branch of art.
Sweet oranges at F. G. Young's.
Fine watermelons at F. G. Young's.
Fresh cantelopes at C. C. Truesdale's.
New sweet potatoes, first of tbe season,
Fine watermelons ten cents apiece at
Choice peaches and pears at F. G.
Finest dressed spring chickens in the
city at May's.
Dressed chickens to order at C. C.
Fine dressed chickens at F. G.
Largs cooking apples fifteen . cents a
peck at May's,
Hon. E. W. Hurst has gone to Nebraa
ka on a two weeks' business trip.
Mr. Jacob Roberts, of Andalusia,
brought in a fine load of new oats today.
Judge A. A. Smith, of this circuit, ac
companied by his wife, has gone on a
trip to California.
U. C. Whitridge. auditor of the Rock
Island & Peoria, made a flying trip to
Two of Mr. F. C. Hemenway's children
have been quite seriously ill at the camp
on Big Island, but are now improving.
Summer Queen, Sweet Belle and sever
al other variety of southern apples for
eating and cooking at F. G. Young's.
Mrs. Wm. Frey and children have re
turned from their visit to New York state
and William again sees that life is worth
At Harper's theatre next Sunday night
Rev. Mr. Gue will give his reasons for his
attack on Catholicism at the recent Or
Mr. A. C. Somers, formerly of this
city, and now with the Adams Express
company in St. Louis, is visiting friends
in Rock Island.
Mr. Thomas Dakin and son, of Chi
cago, are in ice city. Mr. Uakin is an
experienced hotel man and is negotiating
for a lease of the Harper.
The Negus heirs are making some not
able improvements about tbe Rock Island
house repapering the bar room, wash
rooms, etc., and putting them in an at'
At the First M. E. parsonage last even
ing Rev. G. W. Gue united in holy bonds
Mr. John Trenamen and Miss Martha E
Fuller. May the happy event thus con
summaiea oe tne signal for many years
Talk about your Seattles and Tacomas
in Washington territory, tbe activity there
is nothing in comparison to that witnessed
on Second avenue every day now. Rock,
Island is the "boomiest" town in this
whole booming country.
Tbe Sunday school of the First Bap
ust cnurcn nad a dengbtful picnic at
Deere's grove yesterday, going up via the
C . B. & Q. road. Manager Cady re-
ceivtd many compliments from the efforts
be contributed to the success of the
Hon. T. A. Marshall, wife and child.
oi tieiibsDurg, are in the city on a visit
to relatives. Marshall is one of Mercer
county's wideawake and progressive citi
zens, and represented the Twenty-fourth
district in the general assembly lately
An Iowa editor was asked: "Do hogs
pay?" The reply was a little different
from what was expected. "A great many
ao not, ne says, "iney late tbe paper
for several years and then have the post
master send it back, marked 'refused' or
gone west." "
The regular meeting of the Philoma'
thean society of the First M. E. church
will be held this evening at the residence
of Mr. Wm. Jackson, 824 Twentieth
street. A good musical programme will
be presented and ice cream and cake
served. All are invited.
The C, R. I. & P. has virtually decid
ed upon a rate of one fare for the round
trip between Rock Island, Davenport and
Moline to the Grand Army encampment
at Milwaukee, with the privilege of re
turn from Milwaukee to Chicago by the
Goodrich line of steamers with berths
and meals free over so much of the road.
A new system of accident insurance is
out. It consists of a box located in a
depot near the ticket window. When the
passenger goes to buy his ticket he can
drop a nickel in the slot, which allows
him to draw out an accident policy, good
by signing his name, the date and hour,
for $500 for twenty-four hours. The
system originated England. It is quite
a novelty. They have been introduced in
this country but a short time.
Mr. Fred Hass is making considerable
improvements about his handsome resi
dence at the corner of First avenue and
Thirteenth street. He has disposed of
tbe old JucTge Lynde and Judge Guyer
house to Nick Lettig, who is moving it
away, and has moved his hired man's
house from Thirteenth street to First
avenue, and turned his barn around and
moved it back on the alley. He has thus
very greatly beautified his premises.
Volk & Co. have the contract.
One of our naughty exchanges speaks
of a millinery store kept by a very esti
mable lady, and says tbe editor was grati
fied to see her stocking up. The editor
says be was never to astonished in his
born days as he was when the paper came
out, to meet the millinery lady and have
her strike him across the brow with an
umbrella, and tell him be was a liar, and
that she would tell Lis wife. He says he
don't know what she was mad
at and he
has read the item over a hundred times to
see if there was anything it it that was
the least bit disrespectful.
H. Mathews, Hugh Garvin and Jos.
Hoffman were each fined 3 and costs by
Magistrate Wivill today for intoxication .
A dispatch came to Marshal Miller
from W. A. Bryant, of Princeton, today,
1 tne runaway boys arrested yester-
day by QfQcer Brennan, as the sender
would come to Rock Island at once.
Biahl's KaadoUa Orchestra.
Biehl's mandolin orchestra at Black
Hawk's watch tower every day from 10 a.
m. to 7.30 p. m. musical specialties,
xylophone solos, etc a rich treat for
those fond of line music
Squash fried in bread crumbs is a new
TJ. 8. Siowal Orrica, I
Wachington, D.C., Ang. S. f
For the next 24 hours for Illinois:
Local showers and cooler weather.
At Black Hawk watch tower landing
for rent by the hour or day. Ten row
boats, three sail boats and one barge.
A peculiarity of Hood's Sarsaparilla is
that while it purifies the blood, it im
parts new vigor to every function of the
For the Construction of a Sew
er in the Alley next south of
Second avenue from Sixteenth
to Seventeenth streets and
thence south along Seven
teenth street to Fourth ave
nue. Br U Ordained by the City Council of the City of
JiocK island :
Sk tioh 1. That there be constructed In said
city an underground newer beginning on tbe eat
line of the Intersection of Sixteenta street with
the alley next onth of Second avenne, running
hence eaat along Mid alley to the centre of if
intersection with Seventeenth street, thence south
on Seventeenth treet to rourtn avenue ana
thence connecting with the main sewer on said
Sec. 2 That said sewer from its beginning on
tbe east line ol Bald alley on Sixteenth street lo
tbecenire or tne intersection 01 eaia aney who
Seventeenth street be constructed of twelve-inch
pipe, and the sewer on Seventeenth street to
Foutth avenue be constructed of elKhteen-incb
pipe, all of said sewer Kipe to be of eood glazed
tile taia at leant six reel irom tne snirace 01 me
street to the ton of the tile with necessary and
proper T's and crosses for the purpose of con
necting said sewer and private drains therewith,
each pipe to be laid on a firm hed, and the ends
of the pipe are to abut close atrainst each other
in such a manner that there sbill be no shoulder
or wtnt of uniformity of surface on the bottom of
tne interior ol tne drain, the Joints to oe as uni
form as possible and filled with cement
sec. 6. said sewer shall be constructed nnder
the supervision of ibecity superintendent of streets
wno ini'i pin in or canee to oe put in an i s and
cro-ses wherever found proper and necessary.
ball grade the fall of said sewer as shall be found
ne.-esary and practicable and sh .11 nave general
charge and supervision of ihe work.
sko. 4. 'i nut the old sewer now extending
throul'h Heverileentli street from thecity watering
fountain neU sonih of Second avenue oa Market
square to Fifth avenue shall be :continued and
the materials of the same be u?ed in the new as
far as possible.
Site, b 'i hat said Improvement shall he made
and the costs and expenses of tbe improvement
piovided for in Section 1 of the ordinnnce shall
be r ised and oaid by special assessment nion
the property contiguous to said Improvement
which may be benefitted by said improvement,
said special assessment to be levied accordiug to,
and only to the amount of, the benefits which
shall accrue to snch property by reason of such
improvement and nnder ana in accordance wun
Article IX of an act of the general assembly ol
the state of Illinois entitled ' An act to pro.ide
for the incorporation of cities and villiages." ap
proved April 1(1. 1S72. in torce J uiy l, is.i aua
Sic. o. That John Hetter. Daniel Cork, n and
Wm. Schroeder be and are hereby appointed
commissioners to make an estimate of the said
Improvement, including labor, materials and all
other expenses attending tbe same and itie cost
of leviing and assessing the special tax therefor.
fasted August &. ltsou.
Robert Eoehlib, City Clerk.
COOK, ICKES & CO.,
Under the Harper House.
We make a apecialty of the manufac
ture of tbe
Boquet,' 10 Cent Cigar.
all kicdt of
and Smokers articles always on hand.
Room and Picture
Cord Nails & Hooks,
At the very Lowest
Call and see.
Coder Rock Inland Bonae.
First Mortgage Farm Loans
Rate 6J per cent and 7 per
TWO IILLIOS lOLl,AIU
Loaned by ns witbont loss to any client.
(VCall or write for circular and reference.
u ltt.Tfcrw DAVEUfPORT Iff.
I offer for sale at par and accrued in
terest the following First Mortgages on
farm and city property.
16,500 due in 5 yra. bear's 7 per et ; security tlS.OUO I
8 660 I
E. W. HURST,
Attorney at Law
Booms S and 4 If auooic Temp'e,
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
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Geo. "Va7 D. Harris,
Real Estate and Insurance,
229 Seventeenth St., under Commercial Hotel, ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
(VFirst claea luaarance at lowest ratea. .
The following are among the many bargains offered: .
A fine laree hoiiw with all modern in-prove-
ment, good barn, treeo, lc, 3 acrrt of land, nnr
loratioD, jul outaide the city limtt near ttie
alreet carp; cheap, easy terras.
A nice brict rfudt nce. wun ail modern improve
menta. lare ground, ou Kim ptreet, for pale cheap
on eajr tertna-
Two Mory nweilinc. nx rooma. good well, cit
tern and cellar, lartre bam H acre of land, within
a few Meppof Milan iMreet can, at a bargain.
New houee, good cellar and ciwlern, lare lot,
finely licated in Uode'p addition on the bluff.
A good Oouim and tniproTcmeiila wtln about 4
acre of land auitable for sardeninz about three
mile from ttock Inland for rale cheap,
f I faW will boy 80 acres of land, partly improv
ed, in Cordova township.
s t,aoo win nay a good ni acre farm, good im
provement, on reasonable term.
$2,50 PER GALLON,
KOHN & ADLER'S,
POST OFFICE BLOCK. : : ; ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
Children's Shoes, worth $ .50 for .30 Ladies' Fine Shoes, worth $ 5.00 for 4 25
Children's Shoes, 1.00 " .70 Ladies' Fine Shoes. " 4 50 " 3 50
Children's Shoes, 1.15" .90 Ladies' Fine Shoes, " 4 00 " 3 00
Children's Shoes. 1.50" 1.15 Ladies' Fine Shoes, e " 3.00" 2.50
Misses' Slippers. " .75 " .50 Lsdies' Fine Shoes, 2 50 2.00
Kisses' Slippers, " 1.00 -75 Ladies' Lace Shoes, " 1.78 " 100
Ladies' Slippers, 1 00 " ,75 Base Ball Shoes, - l.W) " .80
Wigwams, " .90 " .75
Men's Fine Shoes ent down in same proportion.
Men's Low Shoes at half price.
These pi ices will continue until stock is reduced.
Custom Work and repairing neatly and'promptly done.
tSfCall and see us.
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Jr.,
CENTRAL SHOE STORE. 1818 Second Avenne.
elm: street shoe store,
2929 Fifth Avenue.
A flrt- class 1 acre farm, w ith good improve
ment. in Bowling tnn'tiliip, cheap.
A No. 1 one hundred and pixty acre farm, with
firt-clna improvement, cheap.
A nice blirl property, large grounds, ahada
tree, fruit, eic. cheap.
Two or three acre on the blaff, fine land for
building or gardening.
Four and one-half acres of land on the bluff
nicely located for lot.
Some of the bel lots in Dodge' addition on
A good lot on the bluff in Rodman's sab-division,
(4ml will buy a fine ( acre lot just outside city
Hui t. on bluff.
l, Sim will buy over 4 acres with bouse, barn,
etc.. on bluff.
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