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A Number of Prominent Ones Last
hn a.a uife
uar--The ndH Rifl
AN AXKIVERSAHY ncraaifw
Yesterday afternoon, at their pleasant
Borne, corner of Twelfth street and Fourth
"u"c' wurrea me celebration of the
twentieth wedding anniversary of Pre
,u,uk "uer ana Mrs. M. A. Head, of
the Kock Island district of th m v.
church, they having been married in Mo,
line twenty years ago on Feb. 9. but that
oate Jailing on Sunday the celebration
was postponed until yesterday when about
xov inenas rrom this district and Daven
port took possession of their home, and
snowered congratulations upon the hap
PT couple. Capt. Robinson, on behalf
ei me Methodist people of this city. pre.
sented a china dinner and tea t aa ...
followed by the Rct. Gue, who, on be-
aair of the ministers of the district, pre
sented a good sized parse. Rev. Mr.
Head responded, warmly thanking his
friends, acd added that if Mrs. Head
could do better he would give her the
money. She accepted the proffer and
the company agreed that the money was
properly hers. Evangelist Miller, of
Chicago, then sang. "We Are Growing
Old Together, Wife' after which the
whole company joined in singing the
doxology. Later a fine supper was serv
ed and a social good time was had by all.
Other cifta received by the reverend gen
tleman and his wife were:
Dinner tea set. 83 pieces, friends in the
city; sa'ad set. Mrs. T. 8 Dougherty and
lrs . J. T. Anderson. Washington, la.;
chamber set. friends in Macomb; Japans
eee tea set, Mrs. E D. Folsom, Mrs. H.
Dolsom and Mrs. Geo. Kiacsbury;
rJver baker. Moline friends;
liver and china fruit dish. Dr. J. n. Cala
han and wife and Mrs. Mary A. Qainbv,
Carthage. Ill; ice cream set. Mrs. L. A.
Hicks and S. B. Ames. Streator, III ;
mash and milk ?et,Mi!ta Hicks. Streator.
III.; china baker, T. N. Brown and wife,
Mrs. A. Elicker. Miss Anna Morrison.
lloscaUne Iowa: cracker jar, J. F. Shan
oa and wife, Macomb, 111 ; chocolate
pitcher Rev. M. M. McCreight and wire,
Milan. III.; Jap pick'e dish. E E Par
menterand wife; fan tidy, Mrs. Hattie
May, Peoria; china vase, Miss Ole i
Ewing.Peaii; silver salad spoon, Miss
Florence Hazzird. Peoria. HI
eream jug, J. N. Fawceu and wife. Port
Bjron; cracker jar, Mrs. Hendren; cheese
?ute KiBB Mi!lie Iglehart, citv; cracker
iar, Mrs. Eorc, Mrs. Smith, city; 6ilver
svrup pitcher, I. N. Watt and family.
Mehne; olive dish, Mrs. J. Z.Mott, city;
fan tidy. Miss Martha Sewon rial, th .
tablecloth, Mrs. Lucretia Reed. Cam
bridge, 111 ; hand painting, "Flight of the
D"u'. uavid McLeisn, Nepon
ret, III.; hand paictine. "Storm off the
oae; oi Ma:nc , Miss Madge Adams,
Hampton; fruit service. Mrs. Lizzie
Numerous friends from different parts
of the district were presenr. among tnem
being: Rev. H. M. i!cCreiht and wife,
Mfaa; Rev. J. X. Faweett and wife.
Port Byron; Rev. J. 3. Mclntyre,
Davenport; Rev A. M. Stocking, Mo
line; F. H. Cummicg. Geneseo;
Miss Emma Adams. Hampton;
MUs 0. Ewing, Peoria; Mrs. C. Reid,
Cambridse; Mrs. M. Hick?. Streator;
Mrs. B. F. Ames. Streator; R. A. Brown
and wife, A'.edo. I'J . J,'aD G cson, Tay
TEK RIFLEg EOF.
The ball given by the R3dman Rifles
iMt tight at Armory hall proved to be
one of the most enjoyable events of the
eason. The hall was nicely decoiated
and the gentlemanly members of Company
A made it pleasant for everyone present.
The following persons were present:
W F Chax.aoL
Belle Green well
Hattie Beapsicr '
Mamie Hoc be
Clara H am pun
J alia Schneider
Laura I u
A lice Heeler
Mary Bo wet
P J Cnllipan
Pred J f irhtr
T J Medil)
S S Pa-r
S B Cae
Henry W Tremis
R T Bamptca
m A me
Geo Pi FT Bi
Will Gana ert
'A SKATE AJtD AS OTsTEB tVrr&K.
There was a merry party of skaters on
the elough last night, and out of whicb a
email crmpasy was formed by Ed Denk
mann and conducted to Krdl & Math's
parlors, where an oyster supper waa
served. Those present were:
Louise Wbirler .
Beseie A: ice Leo
Will Ee .tor
PBATSBNAX 80CI ABILITY.
Arsenal council 1?C National Union
waa visited by Grant council 167, of
Davenport, last evening, and a most des
lighlful evening of fraternal enjoyment
spent at Arsenal council's chamber in
Armory building. There were initiation
ceremonies followed by a banquet fur
nisaed by Arsenal council and ovir
which President Medill presided, and at
which impromptu speeches were made by
i'ast Presidents Bennett. Boetock and
Evster. of Arsenal council, and President
Campbell and Messrs. Phillips and Pax-
ton, of Grant council. Afterwards there
was a season of social intercourse, mar
ed by many pleasant features.
ANTE LKXTEN rROSRKSSlVB EUCHRE.
The West End Progressive Euchre
club held its last meeting last evening
until after Lent, being entertained on
this occasion at the residence of Capt. J.
M. Buford and wife. 1210 First avenue
In addition to the attendance of the club's
membership, there were present as guests
Capt. Lyors and wife of Rock Island
arsenal, Mrs. Mortis Rjsenfield. Cant
W.H. Brackettand wife, and the Misses
Lucy Buford, Blanche Thompson and
Amelia Huber. The most notable featnre
of the event was the appearance of the
members in masquerade costume, beau tit
ful prizes being offered for the most
cleverly masked lady and gentleman
Miss Lucy Buford won the honors for
the ladies and Capt. Thompson for the
gen.iemen. uaicty rerrestmenls were
SOCIAL ASD UTXERABY.
The Schnell Social Literary club enter
tamed about 200 friends at tie club's
pleasant rooms in the Buford block with
a musical and literary programme last
evenicg. The rooms were handsomely
decorated and the large audience mani
fested appreciation of the club's efforts
at frequent intervals, especially was this
noticeable after the song by J. E Combs.
a friend of the dab's from New York, who
responded charmingly to a well deserved
encore. The other parts were all well
rendered and showed careful training
combined with the natural ability. We
append the programme in full:
Mirf J. Kane.
. ..James Dcn
J. w. Cav&mcgh
Mum B Ecan
Violin acd Piano
J Mis B. Roche
1 J. Heffernen
MUs Mamie Maroney
J. K. Comb
J. W. CaTanaugh
4 Mra, I. Maciin
I Miss Era Normoy'.e.
nartiaee at Bnffa o I'rairie.
lirFTALO PHAIBrE. Feb. S At thp
residence of the brides' narrntji Smwr
visor N. G. Elliott, of Buffalo Prai
on j-eo. o, at 2 o clock. Georze E. Kistler
ana auss t,i'a Kiiiott. mftrr!
Rev. Ee. of the Antioch Bap'
tist church, conducting the cere
mony, there was a small company of
relatives and friends present- Amons
the guests were the aged grand parents of
me Dnae. l,. t. jaiiott and wife and Mr
and Mrs. Ca9tor. and their old ara unit
gray hairs did not prevent them from en-
w?r:ng xuuy inio use enjoyment of the
occasion, congratulations were sincere
buu- ceany. Alter me ceremony was
performed, a bountiful repast was served,
to which all did ample justice. The
bridal couple and their friends were ens
leriamea at tne residence of the groom's
parents, W. H. Kistler on the 7th, where
all seemed to have an pr, iimhlp tim
The newly married couple will make their
ncrxe xor me present m tsaffiio Prairie
Traveled with s Macician.
Comii.y aorefs on the Aurauia with me
wereautiiiiijt-rof intensely conviviiil spirits,
amonK w lioin were beveral Iaiie.s. Acconi
inp tociu-aitn, as the bteamer ajiproached
Sandy Hook, the steward made up his bill
for sundries, and presented the several ac
count. to whom they belonged.
A pemxl old party from Cbicasro offered
to match jennies with a man from Pough
keeps;e in order to see who should pay for
the cifc-ar-. The maa from I'oiijrhkeepsie
Then a Xe-.v Yorker became interested
aud offered to nutlch the victor for his bill.
The man from I'ourhkeepsie agaia won.
Then all of us ia turn matched him for
sundries, acd the man from Pougbkeepsie
still won. In fact, the man from Pongh
keepsie won everytbins.
The Iat to match him waa a somewhat
piddy Fpec'.roen of youn? womanhood of
the blonde persu&aion who hailel from
Detrtiit. S.ie Lad a bill to pay. and again
the pennie were flipped with the usual re
Milt. For the fourteenth time the man
from Poufhkeepsie was proclaimed the
"Oh, Mr. S " petalantly exclaimed
the n-prexeutative from Detroit, "you
ought to piTe me another chance. I'm
sure you couldn't beat me again."
The mau from wp the liud-on smiled
"Madam," lie said. ' I promised a dying
brother jut before 1 sailed never to beat
anybody at anything from seven up to
matching enui more than fourteen
lie then politely turned on his heel aud
went on deck. "I didn't travel one season
with Herrmann for nothing," he afterward
observed as he made his final adieu
.ew York Herald.
Making Himself Knows.
New Clerk Are vou a TUHtoraer of
The Other Weil. I shonld cn.
Why. I owe you over $200. Clothier and
Too Much for Death.
"I have often faced death.M said the
plain locking traveler.
"I can quite understand why he spared
you, said his cynical friend. St. Jo-
Tbe teal HarketK,
Basicess ia better on Market so a are todav than
canal Mam flrmiM ,H hnttp, m xaah mm kA
Warm weaihrr tend to brin? them ant Tmtii'i
Grain Fire loads of corn 5I; five loads
hiy $8&J12perton; thiee loada oau &43a4S.
fcj.n V II 4Dt .
nM Rn T V mnlt morm tiTl Krinc enm 9i Ia
ii cents per dozen, respectively.
Tke tired street-car horse best knows
'the luxury of whoa."
THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS,
The Kock Island Board of Educa
tion U?tsin Monthly Session.
KtpTii of Traaaey, The Sight
Krheol, Etc., Rrerlved riaaaee
and lniuraee The Sew Ualld
Ing tad the Contrctaro.
The board of education met in regular
monthly session at the office of Supt.
Eemble last eyening. President Barth and
Directors Carter, D jnham, Bernhrdi and
S.ars being present.
The report of Truint Officer Kimball
for the mont b of January sbqwed 35 casts
of absence investigated. 13 truants ar
rested and nrolled, and three placed is
The repor. of Principal Southwell of
the night school was submitted showing
a total enrol ment of 120 and an avenge
attendance cf 51 for the month ending
Jan. 30. acd after discussion the com
mittce on '.eachers was instructed to
limit the number of teachers to one, when
the attendance shall cease to justify the
continuance of two. The question of a
janitor after the day school ceases, was
referredto the camtnitiee with power to
. The committee on insurance reported
the renewal cf 1 1,800 on the High school
furniture, etc , in the agency of J. M.
Buford for three years from Jan. 9 of
The ccmoQ ttee ca finance reported
selling at par, $5O0 bonds dated Jan. 21
and runninsj t.ve years at five per cent
interest per aonumnterest payable semi
annually. Tte same was approved.
The following bills were allowed :
W. A. Ohcsted (No. 2) $H0.10; Au
eust Henke (No. 2). $17.50; Hartz &
Bahnsen. f 14 30; R. I. Gas Co . $15 52;
Henry Reticler. $12.50; David Don.
$4$ S3; Geo. Hick. f3 14; J. M. Buford.
21 60; Henrv Darts' Sons, f 3; Sievers &
Anderson, 3J03; John T. Noft-ker,
3.9J; R. I Argus. 8; S. S. Kemble.
130.15; Andrew NelsOn (No. 2). $94 SS;
W. H. Cook. :4 75; W. H. Suniey. $3 50;
W. S Furniture Co.. $571; Vosa Bros.,
$40; R.I. Fuel Co., $63 05; J. A. Bishop,
$10.51; Charles Smith. $15; total. $1,
The bih school entertainment of Jan.
30 reported gross receipts or $74 50.
The matter cf the riaal settlement with
Contractors Ritchey & DjGaar for the
erection of school butlJins No. 2, wa
discussed at length with the contractors,
and the clerk was authorised to secae
from the contr.tctora a sworn statement
of each item of indebtedness pertaining
to said building. In addition to this the
clerk was auth uizjd to inform said con
tractors that if they would furnish an in
demnifyinz bod of $1,000. maturing
June 1, 1S91, the l oird would settle in
The board then adjourned.
OCCUPAXCT OV TEE NEW NO 2.
Though the bailiing has not yet been
formajly accepted by the board, the new
No. 2 school at the corner of Third ave
nue acd Tbirtef nth slreet. was taken pos
session of this morning with Principal Re
qua in charge. Her assistants are Miss
Repine first ra le, Miss Jenkins second
grade. Miss Cooke third grade. Miss Re
qua teching the fourth. The firs: and
fourth grades are on the first 3or and
the 6eooad aid third on the second. An
Argcs reporter made a hurried inspection
cf the new build in? this mornin-j under
scortof John Bjgue, and the structure
is one which is in all respects a model
modern school building. It was erected
from plans fjrnh bed by Architect Ross,
of Davenport, as heretofore descrioed,
and was built by Ritchey & Di Gear. It
will cost in the neighborhood of ?1 1,000.
It is of brick, v ith terra cotta granite
copines and furxishings. the woodwork
inside being of yellow pine acd hard
made. I; is provided with the Rattan
system of heat ar d veatilation.
iTHE FARMERS INSTITUTE.
Frosrramnae t the Meeting- to b
Held at Bartitew et Week.
As heretofore announced the next meet
ing of the R3ck Iilind County Farmers
institute will be held at Bartow on Friday
Feb. 19, the programme for which will
include for the m rning session: Prayer.
by Rev. J. Q. Adsms; music: an address
of welcome with response, and a paper
cn 'Small Fruit Culture." by Eli Corbia.
At the afternoon i ession there will be pa
pere on "Artificial Pojds, How Made and
Their Use." by D. W. Little; "Mixed or
Special Farming f ? Succes:.'by Jno. G
Osborn and "Is Free Coinage of Silver
Advisible?' by Hiram Darling.
ror the evening the programme will
include a reciiatioi by Louis Jhns. and
papers on "Tile Drainage." by w . 8.
McCulloch. "The Advantage of a Town
ship High School." by S. W. Heath and
C. B. Marshall.
The reception committee is composed
of Wm. Letacb. E i Corbin. Sam-iel De-
virney and Mrs. Weatherhead. and the
commit;e oa music. Sir. Swisher and
, Tax Xtiee. ,
The taxes for 1890 are now due and
payable to the tow:ih;p collector at the
County Treasurer's office in the court
house. Owner of real estate are re
quested to bring th eir last year's tax re
ceipts in order to save time in finding the
description of their property on the
books. Di tld Fitzgkbxld.
N Township Collector.
J. K. - - - Matager.
ONE NIGHT OHLT.
Wednesday, Feb. 11th.
Webster A Brady Stnpenlona and Itcoui
parable Senic Projnction oi tte
bio aaBi!(( gcTrr.
The Wreck In Mid Oce .r. !
Tbe iu'.l-Rtpfred Yacht!
The retich Manof-War!
The I-ayiag of the Cable !
The Deacent of the Divtr '.
The Pub arine World !
T e Attack of the Ortopu :
I The Bottom of the Ocean !
Car loads of Marreloai Scenery, coming direct
from hirhlj acctafal eoeatmecu ia New
York, Boton. Philadelphia, Citcicnati.
etc. aod new reroute to the viruid
Opera Hooe, Chicago.
Prices 23, 50 and 75 ceot.
Ticket on ule Monday the 9:h. at the
Harper Hoce I'harmacv.
J. E. Montj.ch,
OX It NIGHT ONLY.
Saturday, Feb. 14th.
MISS ELOISE WILLARD
And hfr Company of ComJi.-in8 in an efo;n:
of fun nod music. Yoa w:!l forget
your c ires ttn jou me
oo w w wsi v
T O O W W W X x
T O W W W W N X N
T O O WW V"V" N N X
T OO W W .X X
I. o n t ? S
L O O T "SSS
b-aa onaa'.e Tbarday. Ftb. Ii;h.
at Harper Uoue Pharmacy.
Price - 2i, 6d and T5c.
C. C. TAYLOR'S,
1717 SSCOMD AVENUE.
The Little Jewel
HAVE YOU SEEN IT !
If you want a lamp of any kind, it
will pay you to see what I have. The
range in price is from IS cents up. and
the variety and style is just aa great.
LOO 8 LEY,
Chika aao Gi.aa,
ltot Secocd AveDoe.
VALELTME'S aSff iKT'iffi:
SCHOOL OF Knaoe
Value3tobe-shown this week '.n
All of our staple patterns cf embroid
eries were secured before recent ad
vances went into effect, and only a very
few of the latest creations were caught
with the advanced duties. Buying
these goods from the great factories in
St Gall, Switzerland, we can hand them
direct to our customers with the saving
cf all the profits of the middlemen,
commissioners, jobbers, etc., thu
effecting a saving not to be overlooked
Narrow canbiie Swl ami rainook edtrires
rnmmtncirtjM'i jd. leng h.forSc la prr jd, .-.
8c. 4c. Sc. etc.
Edging, iner in, rkirting, II nxiv'rpt and
all-over rk . India liner,
and caivbric. ,4 n.ntch: enhrji j-ri !ih
picot edi:e alo hmt!tchrd and lr h pi it t ci
oroideritu, VaT DjWe polnti, etc.. tc.
4." irt h black kirtitpeniDro'd;ri , fur a'.rr
and nitd, new. choice aod caicby. The lla k
and nhite embr idety omuch ou?t.t after, in
aiortnientoi tjie?anu prict
KTery effort baa been mae to n ak-ll :r a notable e k in our embroidery ard nl.i'e Z'nC ,.
imeiil". Tt e prandeet aK)r imrLt, the loe-t af ritee, ard we aritkipa'e tte )rr- : .
e ever know n.
1712 iTii. IT!?. 17IS. 1720 aud 1722 Second AvErK
ALL THIS WEEK.
Scrab Brma. Umpi-.-d
Scrnb Hroh, r ce root
I'uiat hrasur ....
In I'bin D;h- w,'.l he m platea pr
Handed Tea Cupe a-.i Sa.ic.r, et
'S foot bamboo El. 6io.
We have ju-t received a few doren l ie Btraboo Eae'. which ro at tic
A1m rerc-mV-r nfor FraBo. plctasea asd S'Jtimery.
KlNGBUtiY at SOS, 1703 Second Avenue
We Set liie Pace, Let Oihers Follow if tliByi Can
KiNN & HTTCKSTAEDT,
N . :S11 m-:i 1813 Second avenue,
Ti r To ;tr r.t'..c th.- n;o-t tr.l'U:.! t:t:e uf the asja it
Lotinjrei and Couches.
Ch.imr-r StliS j
Si 1 Boards.
Centre Libert and
A. J. SMITH & SON,
DRAPERY, GRILLE WORK
A. J. SMITH Sc SOIsT,
125 and 127 Wet rfcir.i Street. Opp. Maaonlc Tercp'.e, DAVENPORT
IRpterM ere o n:
I II I .tr.' - -'J-V'Liey rr rt i f C -
TOLL PAPER COMPANY-
312, 31-i Twentieth St..
And Postoffice Block, Moline
.ISE.YA:LI PAPER-ExeJaslTe aren'a foe tta foHowiiit fix Urrret Wall rtr
v!w.i L1,K i tia' T'J"' "- Rort S. Ewbb. oo., Sea A HaUaad, S
York Wall Paprr Co.. acd Hubert Uraee, A Co,
til f.H fEcI-Whirfc taclBdea aj U Aft patera. rV.cet r.-va U) M per cett
below other Bea.ri r
both cur embroidery and -w'-:-9
black-white good3. Hindoo cVi
printed mulls, printed cord dirnit;
plain and figured Swisses, rnu's
lawns. India linens, piques. bistis'Vc
nainsooks and cambric, ede'. we is pTair1 j
and stripes, printed and fancy plaicli
China mulls, nearly as fine as s.;
Plaid, stripe, check and fancy piqu"
Verona plaids. Marabout plaids. c'V.
ored plaids. lce plaids and strlr;
and dozens of o'her fancy styles.
Victoria lawn from 34c up In a yr !
lace stripe at fie. liui, etn. at 1 t.
pi'piea atr'je. woald b erv cba; at itr.
a t line at HHe. H e and 14:. to w .. j "u, .
i!ir t y r. p i1 a'l.-iit; ir . ar-r . , . .
in d"'-icard ricbia tariety.
A line .f ch aproiiooii-. h.. 1 1. -'g .. ;
hit : open work Nee effect atri :r l . .
linulit(ht d, full ictb frcm Iff- per rl ij,
FAIR, 1703 Second Avnu-s
Parlor Table?, Etc