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THE HOCK ISLAND AliGUS. FHIDAY, SEPTEMBER, 20, 1889.
Cook Stoves Ranges,
RIVERSIDE OAK STOVES,
Boynton Celebrated Furnaces,
MASON & DAWS'
Wrought Steel Ranges
and Steel Dome Furnaces.
tr-Esti mates for Heating and Ventilating furnished on ap
1617 Second avenne, Rook Island, Ills.
A. Fine Line
Suitable for Wedding Preeents, at
KINGSBURY & SONS,
1705 Secend Avenue.
tPCall and see tbem;
To 1725 Second Avenue,
Xext Door to Cranipton's Bookstore.
t55TTh6 iuMic is cordially invited to inspect our
the finest west of Chicago without any exception.
The Davenport Shoe Co.,
COli. UIJADY AND SECOND,
FSTltock Island people are
quarters while in the city. Remember the place for bargains in
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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.
invited to make our store head
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ROCK K1VER PRESBYTERY
A Highly Interesting Meeting at
Kv. A. B. Mcldrwm, of This City,
Ckun JIexIratr;rr the. KasvlaK
Year The Woaaen'si Preftbyterial
Hlsal arjr .Moelei jr.
The prbytery of Rock river met at
Morrison 3n Tuesday evening last at 7:30
o'clock. The opening sermon was deliv
ered by I lev. M. C. Williams, D. D.,of
Princeton . The roll call showed an at
tendance of about fortyfive ministers
Rev. i B. Meldrum. pastor of the
Central c'lurch, of this city, was elected
moderator for the ensuing year. Dr. J.
Stewart, if Rock Island, was appointed
Most f the forenoon of Wednesday
was takin up with the examination of
Mr. McGinnis, a student for the ministry,
who applied to the presbytery for licen
sure. Tie examination was close and
thorough, but the young candidate ac
quitted liimself in a manner highly creds
itable to himself and satisfactory to the
presbytery. Mr. McOinnia was licensed
in due fcrm.
The fallowing ministers and elders
were ele ted delegates to the synod to be
held at llochelle in October next: Revs.
H. W. Fisk. W. B. McKee. R. G. Wil
liams. I. W. Skinner., J. L. Henning;
Elders. 1. B. Moderwell. W. Byres, Al
bert Johnson, J. Fay.
Rev. Vilette Warren was received from
tbe presbytery, of Kalamazoo, Mich., and
his naru enrolled. Rev. Josiah Moore
gave an exceedingly interesting report of
the proceedings of the recent general as
sembly n New York, at which be was tbe
presbykry's representative. Rev. W. S.
Marquu, chairman of the presbytery's
commit ee on foreign missions, presented
a echene for holding meetings in the in
terests of foreign missions throughout tbe
presbytery during the month of October.
The plan was adopted and ordered to be
printed and sent to all ministers and
cburchis. Rev. Josiah Milligan was dis
missed to the presbytery of Omaha.
During the session two exceedingly
able an interesting papers were read
''An afology for christian schools" by
Prof. II. W. Thornton, of Oeneseo Col
legiate Institute, and "Christian educa
tion in secular life" by Rev. R. G. Wil
liams, jf Alexis. Kewanee was selected
as the place for holding the next stated
The matter of the revision of the
"Confession of Faith" was taken up, and
after d acussion, a committee, consisting
of Rev M. C. Williams, J. M. Linn, II.
W. Fisk, E. C. Sickles and Elder J. B.
Moder'vell, was appointed to obtain a
cencemusof the sentiment of the presbys
tery, and report at the next meeting.
In connection with the meeting of the
Presbytery, the annual meeting of the
Woman's Presbyterial Missionary so
ciety a as held, Mrs. J. Ross Mills, of
Rock Island, presiding. A delightful
time was spent hearing reports from
variou t local s.icieties, all of which re
On the evening of Wednesday a joint
meeticg of the Presbytery and Woman's
Missionary society was held, presided
over by the moderator. Tbe secretary
and t-eaaurer of the missionary society
read t lelr annual reports, and tbe presi
dent, Mrs. Mills, delivered her annual
address, which was an exceedingly in
teresting and able one. Mrs. Pritcbard,
of Woodhull, read a beautiful peom
written by her mother, Mrs. Gamble, of
Wood null, entitled "A Living Sacrifice."
Rev. J. M. Linn, of Geneseo, then de
livered an eloquent address on missions.
Tbe Presbytery then adjourned to meet
at Kewanee on the third Tuesday of
April 189(1. at 7:30 p. m.
Frtnk Norris, the stranger who went
through a room at Gordon's restaurant
a shi.rl time since, plead guilty yester
day afternoon and Judge Pleasants sen
tenced him to one year in tbe peniten
tiary. Iltrry Fay, of Moline, who at first
pleaded not guilty to aaaault with a dead
ly Wf apon, changed bis mind just before
befoie tbe adjournment of court last
nigh'., and admitted his guilt. He was
Oned $100 and committed to jail to await
Tl e case of John M. Peterson vs the
estate of Anna L. Uanson, an appeal
fron. the county court by plaintiff, came
ud yesterday afternoon. A jury com
posed of Oscar Brnncr, Samuel Bryan, A.
Martin, Charles Ritze, Wm. O. Long,
Joh 1 Behan, Henry Kinner, Jacob Ohl-
weiler, Jamea Sollentiergnr, George A.
Loyejoy, August Schafcr and James
Cock, was empannelled. The suit is to
rect'Ver a board bill. Messrs. Wm. Jack
son and W. J. Eolrikin appear for the
plaintiff, while W. A. Muese is counsel
for tbe defense.
Julius Deering and an unknown com
panion boarded a freight train at Durant,
Iova, this morning in an intoxicated con
dition. When within a few miles of
Dsvenport they both fell or were knocked
from tbe train by being hit by the upper
pa t of the bridge under which the bodies
of Deering and his companion were
found. It is judged by papers found on
thu person of the dead one, that be
wts a resident of Moline. The injured
party is still unconscious and nothing
definite as to his identity or cause of tbe
accident can be learned until he can tell
tbe story or fnends recognize him.
Of the talented young actor Robert Man-
tell, who appears at the opening of the
rejuvenated Burtia opera bouse Monday
evening, the Chicago Inter Ocean says
Mr. Man tell will end his engagement at
tie Grand opera bouse this evening. His
a :ting in "Monbars" is very strong and
artistic performance, and leaves no doubt
in tbe mind as to tbe line ability of this
young and handsome actor. With more
c inscientioua methods, mora artistic
poise, more general breadth of intellec-
tial force, Mr. Man tell very often ro
tunda one of tbe late Charles K. Thome,
and lain many respects another such
The Fire Ladalra.
The Wide Awake and Phoenix Dose
companies begin to think that their tele
phones are things of tbe past The con
tract calied for the service Sept. 1st. This
service will cost the city over f 300 per
year, which is less than interest on a re
liable and permanent fire alarm plant.
When friends of the different fire com
panies wish to notify their favorite com
pany the other companies will get left,
whereas if it was a Gamewell or other fire
alarm systems, it would be simultane
ous to all companies. 4
M. V. Archer, the contractor and
builder, baa been fixing up and trans
forming the Wide-Awake house to make
it suitable and useful to this time of ad
vancement on tbe part of the fire com
panies of the city. Two stalls have been
placed on each side of tbe house, in size
roomy enough for the horses and leaving
a good space for the truck. The secoud
floor has been partitioned off into three
rooms. The front room will be used as
a teception room and the two rear rooms
for beds which will be used by members
of the company, alternately. The har
ness for the horses was delivered to the
company today. Fred II il Soger, the
maker, took his time and made an outfit
which the boys are proud of. The gold
plated harness which corresponds in
array with the color of the horses
"cream" is being arranged on pullies to
be worked automatically ao as to be used
The bridges over Rock river would
have been opened to the public according
to dates stated, if it had not been for the
delay of iron for the canal bridge. The
Milan shore bridge and tbe second bridge
this way has received the same treat
ment. The lumber used is oak and five-and-a-balf
inches in thickness. The iron
for the canal bridge will arrrive this
evening. The bridge and approaches will
be enlarged so two teams can pass. The
old bridge over tbe canal will stand until
the new bridge is ready for travel. Al
derman 111, of the bridge committee, has
supervision of the work.
Kala-ht Teaapiar at t'llataa.
The Rock Island Knights Templar re
turned from Clinton this morning, where
they spent the night in feasting and
song or rather exemplifying several
degrees of Masonry. Large delegations
were also present from Chicago, Du
buque. Cedar Rapids and other cities. A
grand banquet was served by Mine Host
Moullon, of the Revere house, to which
all did ample justice. The Rock Island
party brought back handsome menu cards
as souvenirs of the festal event.
Bis laaace Malt.
Suit will be instituted in the October
term of court against A. M. Hogan, A A.
Kryant, Geo. Wiltfe, s. tl. Haines and
others for $50,000 damages. Tbe case
grew out of the killing of Hansell while
in the act of robbing Haines. The suit
will be based upon a supposed conspiracy.
entered into by tbe parties named above,
to kill Hansell. Maj Beardsley, of Rock
Island, McGuirk, of Davenport, and Mc-
Candlesa, of this city, are the attorneys
tor the prosecution. .Notice will he
served this week. Montezuma Republi
can. J a vr alle Flreaaea.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Rosenfield re
turned from Chicago last night, bringing
with them a book and ladder truck and
small wagon as a present to their son
Charles. The wagon bears the name of
"Moline." and when tbe boy bitches the
goat to the shafts, it goes. The small
boys of tbe neighborhood are going to
organize a fire company and pull the hook
and ladder truck to bonfires in the lower
end of the city.
City Attorney Haas filed papers in the
county court this afternoon asking for a
special assessment on tbe property holders
living on tbe route of the Seventeenth
street sewer ordered by the city council
at a recent meeting. Judge Adams ap
pointed Messrs. James Blaisdell, E. E.
Parmenter and J. R. Johnston commis
sioners to assess the damages.
The Caraer Htaae.
Tbe M. E. church dedication Monday
afternoon is not going to be a small af
fair. Tbe Rev. G. W. Gue has sent out
invitatious to the mayor, city council.
city clerk, police force, and other city of
ficials to be present. The invitation has
been accepted. Tbe corner stone has
been cut and tbe copper box made.
Mollie Craig, a Davenport sylph, drove
over to this city last night in a hilarious
mood, and wanted everybody to sing the
razzletdazzle hymn with her. Officer
Carlson put his arm around Mollie's slen
der waist and took her to the armory and
this morning Police Magistrate Wivill as
sessed a fine of $10 and costs. Being out
of funds Mollie put np her watch as
Tunc salkV Party.
The Misses Mary and Sadie Dart gave a
delightful dancing party to a number of
their young friends last evening. Schils
linger 's orchestra discoursed sweet mnslc
to which the dancers kept merry time.
The grand Woodmen's excuision to
Peoria next Sunday, Sept. 22, promises
to be a grand success. The committee
have arranged to have the train stop at
the fair grounds upon reaching Peoria.to
allow those to alight who wish to view
tbe exhibits at tbe state fair, which will
be in readiness Sunday morning for the
opening. All desiring tickets must pur
chase them before Friday evening, as no
tickets will be sold after that date.
U. 8. 8iHaL Orrics. I
Wahington,D.C.,Sept. SO. f
For the next 24 hours for Illinois:
Fair and stationary.
oft Coal for lata
At my yard, corner of Eleventh street
and Ttnth avenue, at ten cents per bush
el. B. Davenport.
Aug. 30, 1889.
A peculiarity of Hood's Saraaparilla is
that while it purifies the blood, it im
parts new vigor to every function of the
Tbe soft glow of tbe tea rose is ao
quired by ladies who use Pozzoni's Com
plexion Powder. Try it.
Hydrophobia itself Is a sort of dog
Fine grapes at F. G. Young's.
Choice dressed chickens at May's.
Choice peaches at F. G. Young's.
Flour, $1 ,10 per sack, at Weckel's.
Dressed chickens at F.G. Young's.
The finest assortment of fruits at May's.
Try May's patent flour, $1.20 per sack,
May leads in price?, others try to fol
low. Kirk's Savon soap $2.50 per box at
Nice pears and bananas at F. G.
Best cider vinegar 15 cents per gallon
Granulated sugar 11 pounds for $1 at
John Fuhr, of Edgington, was in the
Mr. A. C. Dart left for Chicago this
Fred Weverhauser will sail for home
"Boss" Wells will put a telephone in
Fresh oysters, celery and cranberries at
C. C. Truesdale's..
Mr. C. F. Lynde is laid up with a
Choice peaches and cooking app'.es at
C. C. Truesdale's.
Mr. S. L. Wide, of Muscatine, was at
the Harper today.
fu rap A' nhlvoilor roMitvail ..1.1 r,f
ale and porter this morning.
White or dark grapes by tbe basket or
pound, at C. C. Truesdale's.
Capt. Hugenin and wife, of Cordova,
were in tbe city yesterday.
There will be services at the South Park
chapel at 7:30 this evening.
A wedding will be solemnized up on
the avenue before many moons.
Robert Bennett received a barrel of
Cape Cod cranberries new crop.
Mr. Will G. Whitehead returned this
morning from a trip to Milwaukee.
Andrew Hamilton, of Swedona, is vis
iting bis sister, Mrs. Patrick Coleman.
Tim O'Neil, who has been sick for the
past year, is able to lake short walks.
Robert Bennett has on sale large sized
dress chickens, celery and fresh oyBters-
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. A. Denkman have
left for Chicago on a pleasure and busi
J. C. Stanton, train master of theC,
B. & Q. railroad, is in the city for a day
The steamer J. K. Graves landed ten
brails of logs at tbe lower saw mill last
Mrs. Gen. Hoffman is. now visiting at
Cold water, Mich., on her way home from
her eastern trip.
Conductor T. V. Strain, of the "Q.."
left this morning on a visit to his old
home in Ottawa.
Turner hall has been engaged by the
German Catholic church for a fair from
Oct. 7th to 14th.
Tbe Modern Woodmen ot America
camp, of Clinton, will give an excursion
to this city next Sunday.
Frank G. Young returned from Chi
cago this morning, where he purchased
peaches, pears and grapes .
On draught tomorrow at Harm's: An
haeuser's Busch St. Louis Burgundy and
imported Bavarian Wuenszburger.
A man named Johnson, said to be
from Moline, fell from a bridge at Rio
this morning and was badly injured.
Alfred Coyne expects to move his gro
cery store to 1006 Third avenue, across
the street from his present location .
John Raglin, sheriff of St. Clair coun
tv. is in the citv visitinc his old enmrarfoa
of Company A 37th. the Illinois infantry.
AVeyerhauser & Denkman have four
raft steamers in active service this season:
The J. K. Graves, Denkman, Stillwater
Supt. Murrin has men at work digging
the trench for tbe watermain on Third
avenue between Sixteenth and Seven
Maj. C. W. Hawes and Mr. James
Blaisdell took a little fishing jaunt up
near Hampton yesterday and captured a
nice little string.
J. A. Genung. wife and children have
returned from tbelr visit to New Albany,
Ind., Warsaw, 111., and other southern
Mr. J. A. Bishop, the new principal of
tbe high school, has moved into Mr.
Christian Schillinger's new bouse, 825
Wm. Wandschneider. of Barstow.was in
tbe city today. He will have a sale at his
place on the 28th, as be intends to move
to Iowa shortly for permanent residence.
Timothy bay is selling all the way
from 7 to $7 50 per ton; wild. $6 to
$7: corn. 29 to 30c: oata. 18 to 2li- n.
tatoes, 20 to 25c per bushel, on Market
Tbe guard aroaad the Harper bouse
new cement wa x was removed tnHmr
The blocks are laid diamond sham. lur
nating in black and white, and look very
Geo. II. Parsons is building new chim
ney and repairing old ones on hi a d will
ing houses. This kind of work Is a wise
precaution. It sometimes saves mys
Sheriff Silvis has housed the eiu-ht
oleanders and other delicate flowers
which ornamented court bouse square
this summer. They will be transplanted
in the spring.
Thomas Bresnahan, who resided on
Elm street and Seventh avenue, died this
noon, aged twentv-seven veara Th
funeral will take place Sunday from St.
aioBepu b cnurcn.
Mrs. Marv O'Connor and dnohtr
Rock Island, arrived in the city Thura
day evening to visit her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Ebv. and other friends nd .!
' " . u u ..
atives. Keithsburg Newt.
The Council Bluffs limited vesti
bule train on tbe C. R. I. & P. A tin at.
8:10 a. ra., was over two hours late this
morning, bavin? been compelled to wait
for tbe Union Pacific at Omaha.
Tbe committee of ladiea from th rvn.
tral Presbyterian church are meeting
wim ezceuent success in securing tbe
names of merchants who acree in t rpn.
resented at tbe coming carnival.
Mrs. Harry Sage arrived in tbe city
this moraine from Toledo. Ohin rrr
hnaband will follow in two weeks when
his engagement expires. He baa been
retained by tbe Toledo club for next
Mr. Morris W. Battles returned last
night from near Minonk. IHdo s,
where he has been for tbe past five
weeks. During his absence Mr. Battles
built a nice house on his farm three
miles from Minonk.
Thomas Grant, tbe jolly little glass
works employe, returned this morning
from Belle Vernon, Pa. He reports hav
ing had a good time shooting squirrels
and fishing. He trought to his friends
tokens of his regards.
Mr. II. P. Custer, cashier at the C. B.
& Q offices, who has lately returned from
a trip to Shenandoah, Iowa, says tbe
yield of corn and oats in the section
through which he passed, exceeded anyi
thing he ever saw.
Jacob Shaum closed a trade today for
the Schindler farm in South Rock Island
117 acres. He will move on the prem
ises this fall but will continue to blow
glass. The rising generation of the
Sbaum family with tbe assistance of hired
help will run the farm.
The dates of the Merchants' carnival to
be held at Armory hall have been changed
to October 23d and 24th one night
sooner than previously arranged, by rea
son of the hall being engaged for the
The editor of the Union took a ride
over to Davenport on the street cars and
actually complimented the company on
its excellent roadway. From the manner
in which the Uniou opposed tbe bridge
line, it was hardly supposed that any of
its staff would cross the river by other
conveyance than the ferry. But then the
Vnion can be made to see a good thing
after persistent pounding.
Mr. J. 8. Gilmore left last evening for
Lincoln. Neb., having been repeatedly
solicited by citizens of that citv to re
open a pork packing estalishment which
has been closed for some time. Special
inducements have been offered him, and
if an inspection of the plant proves saw
isfactory, Mr. Gilmore will probably take
a lease of tbe building, and engage some
competent man to manage the institution.
BURTIS OPERA HOUSE,
GRAND OPENING NIGHT
MONDAY EVE., SEPT. 23.
The Great Romantic Actor. ROBERT
Under the management of Ancotn Pitoa, In his
iaaioasia.ee yeiir fncreip, u' Ennery s
Presented with New Scenery,
uoetumes and Properties.
The entire Eastern Company.
A nperh production guaranteed.
Pi. wr 1 Oil T. M,n.iKi..ta. ...1 .
open at Ticket office, Burtia Opera House, Thurs
day, Sept. 19th, at 8 a ra.
Under Rock Island Boom.
First Mortgage Farm Loans
Rate 6 per cent and 7 per
TtVO MIL.L.IOX DOLURH
Loaned by ns without Ions to any client.
tCall or write for circular and rrerencea.
iWc.Tti?u Davenport id.
in sm or
$200.00 and Upwards
For sale, secured on land worth from
three to five times the amount
of tbe loan.
Interest 7 per cent semi annually, collected and
remitted free of charge.
E. W. HURST,
Attorney at Law
Rooms 3 and 4 Masonic Temp'e,
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
on Improved Farms in tbe
Best Counties of Iowa,
The Farms were Inspected by
213 Main St.. DAVENPORT. IA.
JU i I I I - I
Now to business;
No more fun.
Now's the time
To change yonr tile,
Every one should
Have a KNOX Autumn atyle.
Lloyd & Stewart,
SOLE AGKSTS KNOX HaT8,
Rock Island, 111.
Goods arriving every day.
Hock Island. Illinois.
v--y- va cm 55 d co
Geo. W. D. Harris,
Real Estate and Insurance,
229 Seventeenth St., under Commercial
EVFiret-claas Insurance at lowest rates.
The following are among
A good buildine, with More 13x3?, and i room,
counters, ebelvinft, etc.. on first floor, and three
rooms above ; water up and down uir, good
cellar, brn, etc., lot 25x160, well located for boat
ne, upper part of Voort .mm.i wp.
iMrtta, beat money-making? location for any
kind ot baatnesa neat the Kock Island paaeenger
$1,000 will boy a dwelling with 7 rooms and
email atore, well located, on Third avenue, now
rent for $14 a month,
1700 will bay a rood honae. Aye rooms, with lot,
convenient to lower factories.
Unly a few of those fine lots in Mixter's addi
tion on Twenty-second and Twenty-third streets.
Twoor three acres on tbe bluff, fine laud for
building or gardening.
home of the best lota In Dodge's addition on
$2,50 PER GALLON,
KOHL 1ST & ADLER'8,
POST OFFICE BLOCK.
Children's Shoes, worth $ .50 for .30
Children's Shoes, " 1.00 .70
Children's Shoes, " 1.15 " .90
Children's Shoes, " 1.50 1.15
Misses' Slippers, " .75 ' .50
Misses' Slippers, 1.00 " -75
Ladiea' Slippers, 1 00 " ,75
Wigwams, " .90 .75
Men's Fine Shoes cut 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.
f3TCall and see us.
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Jr.,
CENTRAL SHOE STORE, 1818 Second Arenue.
ELM STREET SHOE STORE,
292. Fifth Avenue.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
the many bargains offered:
$1.0110 will buy a neat house on Twentieth' sireV
A euod lot ou tbe bluS In Bodwuw'a auto-ai.ta-
$4u will hny a fine H acre lot J net outside city
limit, on bluff.
A very nice property. Just outside of city limit
and cit taxes; cheap, on easy terms.
t hie of the best acre farms, with first class
improvements in Howling township; cheap.
A good house of eight rooms, dry cellar, water,
ham, and fine corner lot in the npper part of thu
city, convenient to the saw mills, depot and Isl
A No. 1 tMiinea corner store and dwelling
on Moline avenue.
Two story frame dwelling, six rooms, good
cellar, well and cistern, large barn, one half acre
of fine land, well located within a few steps of
M ilan street cars, cheap.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
Ladies' Fine Shoes, worth fS.OO for 4.26
Ladies Fine Shoes,
Ladies' Fine Sboea,
Ladies' Fine Shoes,
Ladiea' Fine Shoes,
Ladies' Lace Shoes,
Base Ball Shoes,
50 " 8 60
" 4 00 " 3 00
3 .00 " 2.50
" 2 50 2.00
" 1.78 ' 1.00
1.00 ' .80