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THE ROCK ISL,AJO AftGUS, THTJU8DAY. MAY 8. Ib90.
This space is reserved for
-JAHNS & BERTLESON,
1612 Second Avenue.
-BUY WALL PAPER-
A word to the wise is sufficient. Yon can save money
by buying of us now.
ANDERSON COUNTY SOURMASH '
$2.50 Per Gallon.
KOHN &d ADLER,
Removed to 219 Seventeenth Street
We Are the People.
We find giving away Wall
WE SHALL CONTINUE TO
Give Away Wall Paper
Sufficient to paper one room
We had this morning
2000 Rolls of
Wall Paper Company,
312, 314 Twentieth St.,
And'Postoffice Block, Moline
tVPainting and Paper Hanging dojn
KINGSBURY & SON,
1705 Second Avenue.
Paper a Grand Sncces, so
to every family in the city.
when we gave away-
ST. LUKE'S HOSPITAL.
The Ladies' Guild Decide to Close
it a Year Hence.
AThinklfM, DiironnciacTask That
Has Been Nobly Carried for
Yeara, and a Borden They Can Bear
no Longer. -L.aelt f Pnblle Interest
The ladirs of St. Luke's Cottage Hos
pital at their meeting Monday afternoon
decided to close the hospital on April
next, the end of the year already entered
upon, and for which what subscriptions
have been pledged provide for. It can be
carried that long only by a good deal of
zeal and pluck on the part of the ladies
accompanied by the careful financiering
and management that has always characs
terized their manner of conducting this
worthy institution. The ladies have found
their task a thankless and difficult one
for some time. Public in'erest in the
enterprise has been gradually dimin
ishing and subscriptions have been
found to be less each year, until this
year they don't amount to enough to meet
current expenses. Since the attack from
three of the pulpits of Rock Island, which
resulted in the failure of the charity ball
a year ago last winter, the ladies
have been discouraged, though they were
not disposed to abandon their work until
they found that subscriptions were to be
limited to an amount insufficient to cover
the actual running expenses.
An A Rous representative called on
Mrs J. M. Buford, president of the Hos
pital Guild, at her home on 8econd ave
nue yesterday to learn as to the plans of
the guild and the facts which had
prompted them. Mrs. Buford said.
"The hospital year, the expenses
of which absorbed the subscrip
lions of lsat year and more too, ex
pired May 1. snd the ladies went out to
renew subscriptions for a second year
They met with very poor success indeed
Last year our total subscriptions amoun
ted to $1,000 in Rock Island, and $600
in Moline, and you can see how discour
aging were the results of our efforts when
our list shows but $500 in Rock Is
land this year, and nothing in Moline.
Viewing these facts, our first impression
was to close the hospital at once, but
realizing that those who had aided us had
done so in good faith, we thought it our
duty to continue another year, believing
that with what we had received, together
with a small bank account, and with
$300 left us by a will, but which will not
be available until Sept. 1. and accom
panying these funds by much hard work
and no little pluck, we can keep the hos-.
pital open another year.
""Bui w"fl-ili jnakejio further appeals
for subscriptions. The task-has become
too humiliating to the ladirs who have
devoted their time and exertions to this
work simply in the interests of humanity.
If our people would visit the hospital as
we have repeatedly asked and urged them
to, they would sec to what ends their as
sistance has been appropriated and to
what extent misery is being alleviated by
their means. Since April 1 we have had
eight patients at tie hospital and there
are six there now, most of whom are se
riouaand critical. The doctors of Rock
Island have been extremely kind to us,
have given their gratuitous services reg
ularly and have been faithful in their at
tendance iion the unfortunate. But we
can't run the hospital longer than this
year and have decided therefore to aban
don it on April I next."
Mayor McConochie referred to St
Luke's hospital in his annual message at
Monday night's session of the city coun
cil, and it is to he hoped indeed that some
means may be devised for continuing this
very deserving and worthy institution.
The work that the ladies of St Luke's
hospital have done in Rock Island in the
nterests of humanity is greater than will
ever be realized and they can never be
properly thanked for their self-sacrificing
zeal and pluck. It is to be deeply re-
gretted that they cannot be encouraged
to continue their excellent management
of the hospital.
VI r. IIshh at Home Aeain.
Mr. fred Hass, president of the Rock
eland Citizens' Improvement association,
returned this morning from Washington
where he has been in the interests of the
viaduct, government building and Hen
nepin canal. Mr. Hass speaks with much
encouragement of the prospects of all
these measures. He thinks the canal
clause will remain in the river and harbor
bill as placed there by the river and har
bor committee and will pnsa congress in
that shape. Aa to the viaduct and gov
ernmeni Duiiding, tie says everything is
all right, but both bills must have con
sunt watching. There must be a Rock
Island man on the ground constantly with
no other exaction upon his time, but to
watch these projects until they are passed.
Mr. Hass was pleased when he heard
that Vice President Carsehad held himself
in readiness to go to Washington and he
remarked, "he must be still prepared to
go. I shall be advised in few days as to
when our presense is again needed there.
and then Mr.Carse should go right on.Uut
his expenses must be paid while there
To show to what an extent I am inter
ested in these things and how much I
realize the importance of having someone
there, I will pay the fare.of Mr. Carse to
and from Washington, if our citizens will
raise enough for his expenses while there.
I tell you we need a good man at Wash
iogton, and - with one there we can ac
complish our purposes with reference to
the viauduct and the postoffice bill, I am
Estate of Bailey Davenport.
Monday next. May 12, 1 will sell at
public auction, on the premises of the
late Bailey Davenport, horses, cows.bulla,
wagons, carriage, harness, household
goods, etc.,. beginning at 10 o'clock a m
with the livestock.
Join Pert?, administrator.
Patronize the new stove and tinware
nouse sole agents of Challenge refriger
ators. JNo. 1508 Second avenue, H. Hie
mon & Son.
Extra fine large bananas at Krell &
Try Erell & Math's ice cream.
A good barn for rent 709 Ywenty
Lost An A. O. U. W. badge. Reward
at 411 Second avenue.
Furnished rooms for rent. Enquire of
Schaab & Wo'ters.
Hon. E. W. Hurst has returned from
his two weeks' business trip to Nebraska.
Street Sprinkler Hardin has a hand
some new and large tank on his wagon.
Large new potatoes, radishes, straw
berries, bananas and oranges at Browner's
Elm street grocery.
The regular monthly meeting of the
Itock Island Citizens Improvement asso
ciatlon will be held tonight.
The sale of the B-ill homestead o
Twenty third street to Miss Mary Egan
was made by Geo. W. D. Hams for a.-
The manslaughter case against Dr. J
A. Reid, of Davenport has been set for
trial at a special hearing on August 4tn
The democratic county convention will
be held Thursday, May 29, for the selec
tion of delegates to the various conven
The common council of Peoria Tuesday
night awarded contracts for paving by
special assessment amounting to over
The German-Lutheran school has de
cided to erect a ng staff on its main
building and to float the stars and stripes
from it hereafter.
Sulphur water was reached last even
ing in Mitchell & Lynde s artesian well at
a distance of 760 feet, and the water is
Mr. C. H. Deere, of Moline, who had
just returned from Washington, is differ
ent from the other manufacturers of that
city. He favors paving Third avenue by
Orders came from the war department
to Col. J. M. Whiitemore this morning to
fire a salute and to hoist the flag at half
mast as a military mark of respect to the
late Brigadier General Crook.
Invitations have been isnied for
the marriage at Grand Rapids, Mich.,
on May 15 of Dr. C. B. Graves.
formerly of this city, and now of Wilton,
to Mae Risedorph, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. A. V. Risedorph.
This was the day set by the trial calen
dar for the hearing of the case of Wm.
McEniry against the city for f COO fees
alleged to be due him, but City Attorney
Haas being out of town, the mayor ap
peared and asked for a continuance. Mr.
McEniry insisted upon trial being had,
whereupon the mayor secured the pres
ence of Judge Wilkinson as special coun
sel tor the city, and upon the presenta
tion of an affidavit by him that trial now
would be prejudicial to the defense, the
court continued the case to a future date.
The hots; thief Witt, alias Smith, who
stole the rig from Fones' livery stable at
Holme a few days ago, and was captured
at Kewanee, has escaped from that place
with the stolen outfit. It seems that the
marshal at Kewanee on learning that
Smith was in town went to the station
and telegraphed the fact to Sherifl Wil
liams, at Cambridge, and awaited the
sheriff's instructions before making the
arrest. When he got a reply from Cam
bridge Smith and the rig had been gone
Another Nuddrn Oi-aiM.-Mrs.
Mary Corcoran, wife of Michael
Corcoran was found dead in an outhouse
on the premises of her home, 411 Second
avenue, at 5:45 last evening by Mrs. An
nie Norten and her daughter Lnna, they
having seen from their own lot adjoining
that Mrs. Corcoran was in the outhouse
in an unnatural position, and going to
ber found her dead. Mr. W. C. Haas, a
neighbor, was culled, and examining the
pulse found Mrs. Corcoran dead. The
deceased came up town as far as the
court house square at noon with her hus
band's dinner, ht being employed at Gil-
more 's packing house, and she then ap
peared to be in her u.ual health. No one
rememembers of having seen her after
ward. She was 60 years of age, and bad
been Mr. Corcoran's wife since January,
Coroner Hawes having been notified,
summoned a jury composed of C. W.
Hawes, (Foreman) Chas. Easel, W. C.
Hass, John Quinlan, Michael Smith and
Phil Miller and proceeded with an in
quest, the outcome of which was a ver
dict that death was the result of apoplexy
or some diseased condition of the heart,
the medical testimony of Dr. Eyster be
ing to that effect.
The names of the surviving children
are: lhos. and William Corcoran, of
Mt. Pleasant, Iowa; Mrs. Chas. Adams, of
Peoria, and John Cocoran, of Chicago.
The funeral will occur at 10 o'clock to
morrow morning from St. Joseph's
The Thistle, Pilot and Tenbrortk each
brought 8 strings of logs.
The Kit Carson, Stillwater, C. W.
Gowles, Pilot and Tenbroeck went north.
The stage of the water was 5:70 at
noon; the temperature 65.
River men, steamboat owners and
others for the purpose of presenting the
matter of river improvement to congress
in the strongest possible light, urging a
more generous appropriation, that the
service of so much utility, and in places
necessity to river men, may not only be
kept from further deterioration, but that
it may be improyed and extended. A
strong effort will be made to interest
congressmen whose districts touch the
river, and especially Senator Allissn,
who is the chairman of the appropriation
committee of the senate.
:m tjr h nlMHnaa.
0 W F Ferna to R J Ferns, part nl
si nei 34. lg. 2w. $1.
M M Ferns to K J Ferns, part n s
nej oO. 2w, f 230.
Ann Linehan to M U Sexton, r lots 8,
9. 10, tlock 36, Chicago ad. R I. f 1.800.
Eurana G Hannah to P L Mitchell, lot
10. nel 11, 17. 2w, $1,000.
W T Brasher to Benjamin Carr, r ne
and si 11. 17. 2w, t200.
John Downing to Randolph Downing.
lot 2, block 4, Bailey Davenport's ad, R
George Scherer to Christine L Kerr,
part nej, 12, 17, 2w, f 1.
LICENSED TO WED.
7- Robert Thompson, Addie Walker.
Andalusia; Oscar F Swanson, Emma M
U. 8. Siskal Ornci, i
Washington. D. C. Mm 1. f
For the next 24 hours for Illinois
Hood's Sarsaparilla bas the largest sale
of any medicine before the public. A ny
honest druggist will confirm this state
MAM LITTLE MELODIES.
The Cradle Songs of Different Ka
.- r-. tions.
An Interteatinc nnaleal Entertain
Meat at the M. E. Hay Festival
Another Large Attendanee.
The M. E. festival and fair at the Rock
Island rink drew another large attendance
last evening and the various booth ex
hibits were again much admired.
The "Cradle Songs of Many Nations"
was the musical entertaiimenipresented
last evening, and a very prettyaflEalr it
was. Thirteen nations were represented,
each in appropriate costume, and the la
dies each appearing with a babe, most ol
them real, and singing the lullaby to it in
the manner and tune customary in the
country represented. The nations as rep
resented and the first verse of the popular
cradle song rendered by each appear be
Impersonated by Mrs. Robert Clark:
Baloo. baloo, my wee thine.
Oh, saftly close thjr b inkitT e'e;
Baloo. baloo. niv wee thing.
For thou art doub y dear la me.
Impersonated by Miss Amelia S.hnei-
Iliifh my darling, hush my darling.
Hark, thy mutoer ing a lay;
She who bore thee, she who claepa thee.
Hit only joy, thai taken her many gritfa
Impersonated by Mrs. Milton Jones:
Hnh ! bahy dear, weep not awhile.
And o'er Ibee nhail sut-ti treaure atnili.
As did thy regal sires cure own
In green lnd of Conn and Owen.
Huh ! bahy dear, and weep no more.
My conntler- grief, my thousand nop",
Theae tears thy infant needs diclose.
Impersonated by Miss Grace Biddisnn:
fclet-p, my bahy. sleep, my darling
While I hnsti thee with mv aon;
S eep until the noon mr. ries.
Sleep in psace the whole nit-ht long.
Slumber without c-tre or sorrow, my torment
And ah! my bli.
Slumber till the Lord angel
Wake thee with his gentlest ki-.
Impersonated by Miss Eva Hass:
00 to Bleep, yon poor little darlinp.
Go to sleep dear little l'ierpont, "
1 II sing sweet and low.
And rock to and fro.
The crib of Pierpont
Whom we ail love so,
Impersonated by Mrs. W. B. Barker:
Hush my darling, sleep quickly,
For there comes the blac k man.
Who will eat all little children that lie awake.
Hush mj darling, sleep quickly :
Impersonated by Miss Anna Bennett:
Sleep, sleep on the floor.
h, be good and slumber;
For when thou art a-leep.
Jus! bear w hat I shall do dear;
And when Makes! earlv tomorrow
Thou sbalt eat blue beans and nth, my bahv.
Impersonated by Miss Gertia Wilcox:
Hush, hush bahy mine,
l'liy climb, the big green pine;
Ma turns the mill stone.
Pa to kill the pig is gone,
Msier's in the garden there
Culling buds and flowers fair
Sweetest Dowers for baby.
Impersonated by Mrs. Crowley:
Hush, by babv, sleep.
Soon my little child will slumber;
Hush. don"t even peep.
But Ko right to lei p.
IK 111 IV-
w Impersonated by Mrs. J. W. Crandall:
V ... -' -"w 1 1 1 n Yi na,lL. . . . v. : .. ,. .
. uai I.. . , Hiu.ii-iu-ua iuh IHUSU-D1-
na-qua f-I-'n !
Nic nac noshton nadv" hitipai- noahion nady. mush
ni-na qua, iuu-.h-ui-ua-ni;o--.?-','-t'on. M ic
Sleeep, baby kleep.
Th father guard the sheep,
I ne mother shakes the dreamland tree.
And from it fell sweet dreams for lhet.
Impersonated by Miss Ella Wilcox:
Oh, hush thee, my bahy. thy sire was a knigiit.
Thy mother a lady both lovely and bright
The woods and the glens from the towers which
They are ull belonging dear baby to thee .
Impersonated by Mrs. Geo. M. Lios-
Hush a-bye bahv, on the tree trop !
Wheu the wind blows the cradle ill rock ;
W hen the bow breaks the cradle will fall
Down will come bahy, cradle and all.
Master Louis Jones acted as Dae. and
gracefully announced the advent of the
various impersonations. Mrs. J. F.Rob
inson was assisted in the presentation of!
the entertainment by Mrs. W. C. Collins, i
i nis is rail.'oail men's dav at the festi
val. Tonight we are to have an operetta.
An evening in the Garden." and a hu
morous character song, "A Pioneer Ped
OUR STREET RAILWAYS.
Progress of the Syndicate Track
Laying on Fourth Avnne.
Property Haldern. Likely to Object to
Haerlmination mm f t.rade The
Milan KoadiL.lt laatlonThe Moline
t'entral Folks) Xoten.
Supt. Schnitger's forces are making
rapid headway up Fourth avenue, and
have nearly reached Eleventh street. So
far the company has laid its tracks to
proper grade, tbe city doing the filling.
as the work has advanced, but it is pro
posed to discontinue grading east of
Twelfth to Fourteenth street. The strett
car company desires to continue to lay
its tracks to grade on up. as Supt.
Schnitg?r is desirous of putting in perma
nent work as far as possible. The city's
idea in abandoning the grade is simply in
the interests of economy. But property
holders between Twelfth and Four
teenth streets object so s Tenuously,
even to threatening injunction pro
ceedings -to carrying out any such
design, that the plan is likely to be
changed. Mayor McConochie this morn
morning called a meeting of the street
and alley committee in order that the
matter may be discussed, and if tbe ci
insists in the course mapped out. an ef
fort will, no doubt, be made to enjoin the
city and the street car company from pro
ceeding further. The property holders
think the city should not have graded an
of the avenue to be traversed by the nei
railway, or should grade the entire length
to Fourteenth street, where the tracks
THE ROCK ISLAND A MILAN LITIGATION .
In the circuit court this morning a pe
tition was presented by Col. Curtis, i
presenting the Davenport heirs for tbe
appointment of a receiver for the road
and also for an injunction restraining tht
present officers of the company from
selling any of the property of the road
which has been attached on the confes
sions of judgment by President Stod
dard. The petitions will be argued
in the circuit court yet tomorrow.
THE MOLI5K CENTRAL.
The directors of the Moline Central
Electric railway held a meeting last night
and decided upon plaDS for an artistic
station which will be erected at once at
Prospect Park, tbe irminus of the line
east of Moline. The directors also talked
over the Rock Island line, but no action
was taken. The Centra) is relaying its
track on Seventeenf.reet hill in Moline
with fifty- seven pound iron and making
it in every way substantial. A new 'elec
tric car, similar to those now in use, but
smaller, has been ordered and is daily ex
pected. Messrs. Guyer, McCabe and
Hurst have purchased a strip of land
north of Fairmont Park which gives tbe
Central improved right of way privileges
over Fourteenth avenue into Rock Island,
and the control of right of way from the
Moline limits to Thirty-eighth street this
David Fitzgerald, township ollector
ekct, has found that street car driving is
productive of too many hardships and
will give up his car next Saturday night.
There is a report current, though it
lacks confirmation, that the Holmes
syndicate has purchased of O. J. Dimick
the brick building on Fourth avenue be
tween Nineteenth and Twentieth streets
for the Elm street lines' And a portion of
the bridge cars.
A number of the drivers on the two
routes to Moline and the Davenport line,
under control of the Holmes syndicate.
complain of not being allowed seataand
that putting in so many hours on their .
feet is too severe.and considerable sympa
thy has been aroused for the drivers. On
having tbe matter mentioned to him,
Supt. Schnitger sa-d: "There is no inten
tion on my part to put hardships in the
the way of my drivers or to treat them
cruelly or inhumanly, and I hive been
prompted solely by a desire to promote
the efficiency of the service and insure
safety to passengers in denying the
drivers seats. They are apt to use them
at times when they should hi on their
guard and have control of their car
that they cannot have sitting down.
There are places on the road that a driver
might as well sit down, but there are
more cases where he should be on bis
feet." The absence of the seat is, hows
ever, a great deprivation to a driver, who
puts in twelve to sixteen hours a day, and
to a man who is trustworthy and would
not abuse privileges, the seat would no
doubt contribute to his efficiency. Supt.
Schnitger has shown his consideration of
the drivers by increasing their pay and
shortening the hours somewhat, and it is
to be hoped he will give the seat a trial
at any rate.
Tbe Beti Result.
Every ingredient employed in produc
ing Hood's Sarsaparilla is strictly pure,
and is the best of its kind it is possible to
bay. All the roots and herbs are care
fi'lly selected, personally examined, and
only the best retained. So that from the
time of purchase until Hood's Sarsapa
rilla is prepared, everything is carefully
watched with a view to attaining the best
result. hy lon t you try it.
Mclntire Bros, have a new and reliable
kid glove cleaner; cleans perfectly and
leaves no odor.
YouVirG always please a good man by
telling him he twinkle in
Chocolate and vanilla ice cream at
Erell & Math's.
Get a box of fine candy at Krell &
Ice cream at Krell & Math's.
Table and Shelf Oil
R.iOM AND PICTCRK
t"Pictur Vpd, Twine, Kaila
and Hooks at lonat pricva.
Call and gee.
C. C. Taylor
P25 Second avenue.
fader Hock Island IIOOM.
in ir or
$200.00 and Upwards
For sale, secured on land worth from
three to five times the amonnt
of the loan.
Interest 7 per cent aeml annually, collected and
remitted rree or cnarge.
E. W. HURST,
Attorney at Law
Rooms S and 4 Masonic Tempi,
ROCK ISLAND. ILL.
Lloyd & Stewart,
KOCK. IBlASD, ILU,
Spring Styles now Ready.
Our bnsinesa during April shows an increase of 40 per
cent over April of 1889. The reasons may be
given why such a gratifying result
has been obtained.
1 Our stock surpasses in variety
and excellence any we have ever
2 The public are'finding out more
and more that it pays to buy the best.
It is the wisest kind "of economy.
3 We sell the better grade of goods
for about what is usually asked for in
ferior qualities. We don't make as
much money, perhaps, but we give our
customers good value for their money;
hence once a customer always a cus
Rock Island. Illinois.
In order to accommodate their increasing trade and
to have more room in which to display their goods,
CLEMANN & SALZMAN have leased, fitted up
and now occupy nearly all the surface room in
TT rri . -i.il -i: rrv.!
uiiijje-i a jiiifuire untitling.
is large and elegantly lighted, and contains the
nicest stock of Carpets in MOQUETTE, BODY
BRUSSELS, TAPESTliY, Etc., ever seen in this
there is none to surpass, they simply have anything
- DON'T FORGET THE PLACE.
Nos. 1 45 and 1527 Second Avenue,
And Nos. 124, 120 and 128 Sixteenth Street,
III (,-a-- I kto - " "W'!r "'
BOOTS AND SHOES.
THE LARGEST AND BEST STOCK
At the Lowest prices in tne three cities.
PATENT LEATHER SHOES
For Ladies and Gentlemen.
ISTanned Goods in all colors.
Ad Encyclopedia valued at 6 00 jriven away to each customer bovine f 25.00
worth of Boots and Shoes. Call in and let as show you the book and
explain how you can get it free.
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Jr..
CENTRAL SHOE STORE. 1818 Second Avenua.
ELU STREET SHOE STORK
3939 Fifth Avenue .
This week we call attention tolnew
arrivals in Children's Lace Caps, 25c.
New Ruchings beginning at lO
cents per yard.
New Fast Black Hosiery, Ladies'
and Childrens" in our time-tried and
Have you seen our handsome as
sortment of Lawn Tennis Stripes at
10, 1 1 and 12 1-2 cents per yard. Sat
ins 10 cents.
Full-width Skirting Flounces 45
Handsome Shallies at 7 and 7 1-2
cents per yard.
One price and that the lowest. All
Goods marked in plain figures. .
If you wish to enjoy good
health, pure drinking water is
the first consideration. To get
it, in this part of the country, a
good filter is really necessary;
and the best filter is the one you
see here. It will pay you to
call and look at it.
It is made in three parts,
each easily detached, open to
view, as easy to clean as any
stone butter crock. The water
comes though perfectly clear
and sweet, and you can use ice
for cooling without having it
touch the water at all.
I have them from 6.75 up,
according to style of finish and
G. M, LOOSLEY,
Crockery and Chika,
1609 Second Avenue.