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THE ARGTJB. TUESDAY. ; APKIL 28. 18.1.
0?C 15 ENJOYS
tb t'io method and results 'when
run 'f i'i-s i3 taken; it is pleasant
(1 rt frc.-'hiug to tlie taste, ami acts
nt'v yet promptly on the Kidney;,
or mid bowels, cleanses the sys-
;i eifi'dnnlly, dispels colds, liead-
vs and levers and cures habitual
Syrup 'f Figs is the
!v rcineilv ot its kind ever pro-
1,'tMi, pleasing to the taste and ac-
i.:a'''o to the stomach, prompt in
s nii 'ii :iin utiiv oepenciai m its
i-is prepared only from the most
aki:v nr.-l agreeable substances, its
inv fxelleiit qualities commend it
till ;:nd have made it the most
Piihtr remedy known.
Tiu of Fiirs is for sale in 50c
:id 61 ln.ttlcs by all leading tlrug-L-ts.
Any reliable driir:nst who
Lav not have it on hand will pro-
ure it promptly tor any one who
lislies to try it. Do not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SAN FRANCISCO. CAL.
LOUISVILLE, KY. HEW YORK. N.Y.
febelf Oil Cloth.
Kiiom and Pictnn-
t1ictuT- Cnrrt. Twinr Sii'i k
U lick" at lrWfi jirji.
C.ill and fee
E. C. TAYLOR.
Fir; door east of London Cloth
The Japanese excel in eoft
prorations on egg shell porce-
am. I have a new covered
roth bowl and saucer that
feliows this. It would be hard
l find anything daintier for a
Ia glassware the American
factories are improving every
rear. A new glass banquet
amp, silk shade (small size
lakes two or three at least lor
i table) are quite attractive.
Plenty of flower pots, plain
G. M Loosley.
I HINA AND GLiS,
IwO Second Avenue.
IN ELMS C
$200.00 and Upward
for eaiu, secured on lnr.d worth from three to five
times the amount of the loan.
Interest 7 er cent semi-annually, collected and
;mittd free of charge.
i E. W. HURST,
Attorney at Law
Mm' 3 and 4 Masonlo Temple.
i HOCK ISLAND, ILL.
J. K REIDY,
Two lot in Gnver'a addition for tale very
few five room cottage on Thlrty-nrst itieet,
rgo lot, can be bought on lon time very low
Alto a number of smaller city lots in food loca-
on cheap on long time.
a urge line or dwellings in ainereui puns oi
ity now on list. Call and examine.
Three ffm-claes insurance Companies.
1803 Second Avenue, over
Hoppe's Tailor Shop.
WITH LOVING TUIBUIES
Or. ThomM UaU'B Funeral Tfcl Af
ttraoon A Large Attendance and
' I?Jr J Evldtneta f Esteem and
' finer.- !
The funeral services over the remains
of the late Dr. Thomas Gait were held
from the home of the deceased, 1208 8ec
ond avenue, at 2 o'clock this afternoon.
Rev. J. H. Kerr, pastor of the Central
Presbjterian church, conducted the cer
emonies and made a few remarks in
which he paid a beautiful and touching
tribute to the character of the deceased
physician, speaking of his faithfulness
and devotion not only to his patients, but
to his personal friends always, whether
called upon to administer to them profes
sionally or not, of his ever bright dispo
sition, which often sent a ray of sunshine
into the sick chamber that re
sulted in more good than a prescription.
A quartette composed of Miss Ella Wil
cox. Mrs. J. W. Crandall, and Messrs G.
R. Housel and J. F. Robinson sans;
sweetly "Nearer My God to Thee" and
"Asleep in Jesus". There was a great
profusion of floral tokens almost invelop
tag the casket and including a number of
lovely and appropriate designs.
Mayor McConcchie and most of the
city officers and councilmen attended in a
body, as did Ex-Mayors Henry Carse. E
P. Reynolds. Thomas Murdock, J. M.
Baford, B. II. Kimball, Patrick Gregg,
Calvin Trusedale. There was also
an immense general attendance
which testified to the esteem and affec
tion with which Dr. Gilt was regarded
in the city, to the people of which he had
administered for so many years.
The pall bearers were as stated yester
day Drs. Patrick Gregg, Calvin Trues
dale, 8. C. Plummer. C. C. Carter, G E.
Barth, G. G. Craig, G. L. Evster and
SORROW OF THE PHYSICIANS
At a meeting of the physicians of Rock
Island held last evening, the following
preamble and resolutions were adopted:
"Wherea. In the course of an Al
mighty Providence, the hand of death
aas removed from our professional circle
Dr. Thomas Gait, one of our most revered
and respected associates. Therefore,
Resolved. That in his death the medi
cal profession of this city has lost one of
:ts most honorable and upright members;
:hat they deplore not only the absence
of his genial presence from their
midst, but also his wise counsel at the
bedside of the sick; that the community
lias lost a wisa and skillful physician, an
upright and public-spirited citizen and
his clientele a kind and devoted friend,
endeared to them by memories of unre
mitting services in hours of suffering and
anguish. His life was the life or the
Resolved, That these resolutions be
printed in the daily papers and a copy
ransmitted to the bereaved family,
P.Gregg, 8. C. Pltjmmer,
C. Tkcesuale, C. Berkhardi,
'3. G. Craig. G. E. Barth,
C. C. Carter, G. L. Etster.
THE COUNTY BOARD.
Chairman Prarwali Announce 111m
Maodlnz oirjmi tter Tnl Morn
In the session this morning of the
county board. Chairman Pesr3al! an
uounced his standing committees for the
ensuing year as follows:
Finance South, Scboonmaker, Wil
son, Dailey and Schneider.
Town and Town Accounts Heath,
Equalization Cralle, II anna, Elliott,
Sinnet and Case.
Miscellaneous Claims Forsyth. Spick
Poor Farm Kerr, Heath and Wilson.
Poor Hasson, Browner, Hanna, Vin
ton and Elliott.
Roads and Bridges Naylor, Case and
Abatements Dailey, Ludolpb, Smith,
Ways aad Means Ludolpb, Forsyth,
Jail and Jail Accounts Schneider,
Fees and Salaries Frick, Cralle, Nay
lor, Schoonmaker and Vinton.
Pnblic Expenditures Woodburn, Ford
Retrenchment Pearsall, Browner and
The greater portion ot the session was
levoted to committee work. Supervisors
Kerr, Vinton and Ludolpb were appointed
by the chair as a committee to confer wilb
.he newspapers in regard to the official
printing of the proceedings of the board
for the year with instructions to report to
Another Wperial Kale at My'.
Another of the special sales to which
Housekeepers look forward to with so
much interest, takes place at May's
grocery on Wednesday. The leading
:eature this time will be tea the choicest
varieties of green, black and Japan at a
very decided cut from regular rates for
ibis day only. In addition there will be
offered eight bars of Our Pearl soap for
15 cents; six bars of Santa Claus soap
for 25 cents; one pound of Silver Gloss
utarch for five cents; one pound of Star
-.obacco for 40 cents; four pounds of
Christy's celebrated soda and oyster
crackers for 25 cents and four pounds of
genuine Golden Rio coffee for 25 cents.
These are all first class, standard goods,
ind are put down below May's standard
ow prices for this day only. Every
body should make arrangements to lay
na supply. Considerable money can
38 saved by taking advantage of these
The rosy freshness, and a velyety soft
iess of the skin is variably obtained by
hose who use Pezzoni's Complexion
THE ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT
The Complete Complement of Car for
the System on Thlt Kide la the
Barna on Holme Avenue.
' It was 4 o'clock this morning when
Assistant Superintendent Bob Hill, cf the
Davenport & Rock Island street 'railway
company completed his task of transfer
ring to Davenport the electric cari prop
erly belonging thete, and bringing back
to Rock Island those assigned to this side,
the cars having been improperly shipped.
There were 80 cars to change. 13 to take
over and 17 to bring back, and the job
kept two double teams of horses and a
half dozen men busy from early Tester
day morning. The complete equipment
for the Rock Island and Moline divisions
of the system is now in the Moline ave
nue barns, undergoing the work of the
Thompson-Houston electricians, who are
busy getting everything in readiness to
start. such as oiling the motors.putting up
the trolleys,arrcging the bells.etc There
are 20 cars in all, eight for the
red line, eight for the blue and four for
the Elm street and Ninth street branches.
The number with which it is expected to
operate these various branches will be eix
on the red line, seven on the blue and
three ou the Eitn street route, the others
being held in reserve for accidents or big
davs. There are 30 cars in the Second
strett ctir house in Davenport, eix of
which are for the'bridge line. Each
branch has its own distinct complement
of cars, though with the exception of the
bridge line, which are green, all are one
color a canary yellow. The various
routes are to be designated though, by
siens on the tops of the cars and by the
lights at nibt. There ..has been some
query about the car steps being unusually
high. There is to be another step
when the cars are fully rigged out
for business. A contract has been let
for all the advertising privileges on the
interior of the cars. Mr. Louder
back will not permit the cars to
be disfigured by advertising on the
outside, and in this be is right. If
the cars of the syndicate were to be pla
carded with advertising signs as the
present electric cars in Davenport are,
it would be impossible to designate the
only 6ign which the public really pays at
tention to, and that is the one donating
the destination of the car.
When will the cars be started by elec
tricy ? That is the all absorbing question.
To all such as who ask it, The Argus
can only say, let patience possess your
soul, and be surprised with coining not
even if an electric car should come bowl
ing down Second avenue tomorrow morn
ing. There are only a few minor details
to be attecded to before the trial trip is
made, and Engineer Willard wants no
balks when he once getB started.
TheKreolar Jlonihlj- Jlertlns Latt
Evenins Important Matter ite
The board of directois of the Ruck
Island public library met last evening in
regular monthly session. There were
present President J. H. Southwell and
Messrs. Walter Johnson, Thomas Smart,
R. F. Sweet. J W. Welch, J. C. Rasmus
sen and Adair Pleaaants.
The librarian's report for the month of
March was received and placed on file as
Art and Science 37
Religion and l'nilopophy 10
EHay and Miscellaneous W0
History and Biography Still
Juvenile Literature 4V7
On motion Messrs. Southwell. Welch
and Johnson were delegated a committee
to secure bids for publication of the cata
logue, which Miss Gale, the librarian, has
now about completed. It is the intention
to have 1,000 copies printed.
In view of the fact that there is now
pending before the legislature a bill to
enable library boards to secure funds for
the erection of library buildings by tax i
tion at a rate not exceeding five mills on
the S100 according to the assessed valua
tion, to extend over a series of years, and
which was after discussion thought to
meet the requirements of library boards
admirably, the following resolution was
adopted and Secretary Pleasants instructed
to send copies to our members of the
Resolved, That this board indorses
bouse bill No. 716, ';o enable public
libraries to build or accumulate a fund for'
building" and respectfully requests Repre
eentatives Payne, Vinton and Beals and
Senator Crawford, the members of the
Twenty-first legislative district to use
their influence to secure its passage.
Bills were allowed as follows. A. C.
McClurg Co., I96 0"; Mitchell &
Lynde, $60; Union Printing company,
S34; W. Don, S3 75: Davenport Demo
crat, 9; Kramer & Bleuer, $4:30.
TROUBLE AT DETROIT.
The car Driver- Mtrike iteeults in
Violence- and Bloodshed Militia
Chicago. ApriI 28. A dispatch to the
Evening Mail from Detroit says the street
car strikers largely reinforced by men
from the rail shops, had a conflict with
the police today, one striker being fatally
wounded. Further trouble is said to be
feared. The militia baa been notified to
be ready for immediate duty. The arm
ories are strongly guarded.
A REPORTER'S WAIL.
One Who HanlBeen Criticised Ulves
Same Advtee to Hi 1'rlends and
Relieves Illmseir, .or a nnrden
Which Welched Heavily on His
Some poor reporter, whose work bad
evidently been severely criticised by some
one, relieves himself of the following:
"Don't pick up a newspaper.my friend,
and expect to read classics. I do not
say that you do this, but you frequently
act as if jou did, or that you only refrain
from so doing because of th3 many disap
pointments you have suffered heretofore
in that way. The newspaper is not cal
culated to talk to you in tbe language of
Johnson, the satire of Lamb, or tbe poet
ry of Spenser. The newspaper is
the common people. A pur-
vcyor of news, and a vehicle of
knowledge to the man who lives in a
cave or a palace, whose life runs in a
marrow channel of trade or on the broad
stream of commerce. The reporter who
hurriedly throws together a column of
important news or a startling dispatch
for the evening's paper does not have
time to read it for all its meaning, or to
wait and find how it will sound tomorrow
or to posterity. He uses the words that
come quickest to convey his crowded
thought. Tbe lead of his pencil is hard
ly cooled until the lead of the type is
warm in the press, and quickly ihs words
are warm agtin at tbe fireside of the
render. It is warm work. Remember
this, then, when you pick uo tbe piper
and note, perhaps a few err. rs, of syntax
or in statement of fuct that have crert
in. Ask yurself tow much bel
ter you yourself cou'd do if vou had u
work as the reporter does. It is one thin ;
to write a columU of mattrr and take all
the time you wi-h for it. It is quite an
other thing to be compelled to write a col
umn of matter in time for the paper that
Rues to press possibly in an hou-. There
is a yast difference between doing work
leisurely and on the dead run. Try it once
and you will see. The man who hurries
and writes, day after day. through a life
time, has said much for good cr for evil
when he comes to die, and it is possible
that from all he has written there might be
called paragraphs or columns that bound
in a book would make him known to the
countless millions whom, it is rumorecJ,
will come after us."
The stage of the water was 9:95 at
noon; the temperature 62.
The Pilot and Verne Swain came down
and the Tenbroech and Verne Swain went
The Ravenna brought down eight
strings of logs and the Tenbroeck. Bart
E. Linehan and LeClaire Belle, 16 each.
The Pittsburg arriyed from the upper
Mississippi river v-ftfn1iy nv-rning with
a manifest of 1.200 sacks oatg. 10 ) sacks
wheat, 280 snefcs flour and 200 packages
sundries for the cif, and 1.0 K sacks of
oatB and 600 sacks corn for reshaping to
New Orleans by the barge line. She !b
receiving to clear for St. Pau". this after
noon at 5 o'clock, going to St. Paul the
first boat of the season. St Louia Re
A Netr Version.
"Oh, come into the garden, Mattdr
The soft notes came swelling through
the f orsythia bashes, and the yellow bells
shook as if chiming in nnison with the
mellow voice that tittered them. "Oh,
come into the garden. Maud!" A figure
appeared at the window and the door
softly opened. Then there was another
figure, and another voice set the f orsythia
lilossouis jolting in visible and pitiable
discord. "Maud, you get ri-jht back
into the house, and don't you be catch
ing your death of cold in any garden.
Tell Dick Sappins he can come into the
house and see you if he wants to. only
he's got to leave his banjo on the iorch."
Washington Post. '
Clerk (at grocery store) There's a curi
ons looking, blind, thin and bleached
out frog hopping about down cellar.
Proprietor What have you been do
ing down cellar?
Clerk Sorting over those old maple
sugar bricks for the spring trade.
Proprietor (much incensed) Then
you've broken one of them, sir, with
your infernal carelessness, and that frog
has hopped out of it. Chicago Tribune.
"Young man," said the stern father,
"do you realize that my daughter is in
the habit of wearing dresses that cost all
the way from $50 to $100?"
"1 do," replied the young man firmly;
"and, sir," he continued, an exultant
ring in his voice, "it was only the other
night that we took an account of stock,
and found that she had enough of them
to last three years ahead." Cloak Re
view. Ilia Error.
In court "Have you anything to say
in your defense, prisoner?
"Nothing, your honor, except that I
made a mistake in tbe Eutnlxr of the
house. I did not at all intend to break
into that house." Fliegende Blatter.
"So you married the widow after all.
Did she propose to you?"
"One night she said 'Will you?" "
"I wilted." New York Recorder.
"Waiter, I've been here a full lionr,"
said Chappie impatiently.'
"I've been here since 7 a. m. ," returned
the waiter. "It's tiresome, ain't it?"
New York Sun. -
A Great Succeaa.
Husband How did you get along with
your shopping today?
Wife Splendidly! I called at fifteen
places and didn't buy a thing. Cloak
What is more attractive than a' pretty
face with a tnu. bright comp exiooT For
It, use Pozzrni' Powder.
Nearly 3,000 dozen. Many will go at
about half cost-
We quote 27 dozen all sizes ana
colors 4 button kid gloves at 38c on
Monday, 36c on Tuesdav. 34c on Wed
nesday, balance go at 32c on Thursday.
What there is left will be sold at 30c a
pair on Friday, and on Saturday if any
are left we shall clear them out at 2So.
Remember the be?t colors and eizes may be
gone early in the week.
One lot assorted colors tl five button kid g'oveg
will be placed on sale Monday at 10 o'clock at 53c
a pair. All odd pairs, odd colors broken liues of
plovcsthat were f 1.25 ami f 1.42 per pair go while
tny laat at Toe a few broken sizes 10 button
length black Moenuetaire bueda glovea were
$1.5'). go tnig time fur 75c.
Our regular make of "Sainte Maire" 5 button
ploveeat tl, cannot be matched at the price any
Truly, you are hard to please if we cannot
We reserve the right to limit the quantity to any
1712. 1714. 1716. 1718. 1720 and 1722 Second Avbitok.
-IN THIS LITTLE MACHINE-
axe combined all th9 latest improvements for similar Machines,
building it upon the most improved mechanical principles
to insure speed, comfor c and durability.
If you think of buying a machine it will pay you to come and see n.
THE FAIK. 1705 Second venael"
f o SettJuPace, Let OtaFollow if they Can.
KANN & HTJCKSTAEDT,
No. 1811 and avenue,
Offer to the Public the man brilliant lice of the season In
Lounges and Couches.
Centre, Library; and
A Sure Cure for a Cough or Cold is
Irish Cough Sryup
Acts quietly, is perfectly safe and never fails to cure all Lung troubles.
TRY IT. iOct 25c and 50c Bottle.
Medicine known for all Kidney, Lung and Stomach troubles, in
Thomas' Kidney and Liver Pills.
6a a Bottle Samples free.
Have you worn
THE LION PROCESS SHOE?
If not try a pair; they will give you more satis-.,
faction for your money than any shoe you have'
ever bought Only one sole and that of THE VERY
BEST. Outer and inner aole one solid piece of the
test sole leather.
No Ripping off of Soles.
No Squeaking, and no Breaking, in.
Just as easy a9 a hand turned, aod will wear twice .
as long. Every pair stamped on the sole
FOB SALE BT
Sole Afient for Rock Island .
Central Shoe Store, Xlm 8treet Store, ' '
1818 8econd Avenue. 929 JifUi Avenu.-
A big lot of assorted colors Mo squi
taire Suede gloves nearly every shade
and size. This occasion 71o, all other
times $1.18. Remember we say the
price of 7 lo is for Monday and Tues
day only. In the lot are a number of
choice colors with overseam stitching
worth $1.38. Our special price has
been $1.18. Notice now we say for
Monday and Tuesday only 71c-
All of our Moequitaire Boston Pig skin cloves
both blacks and colors go Into this sale at 75c,
limited liue in both sizes and colors. Boston
We have full lines of all the leading makes of
elores, tbe Foster Hoik and Lacine. The royal
racing, and all lengths of button gloves. We are
exclusive agents in this territory for tbe Mather
lacing gloves, and for the genuine Centemerl, with
a world wide reputation, and we propose to make
this week a kid glove anniversary, which vou will
remember when you are old.
I Extension Tables,
j Hat Racks,
H. THOMAS, "
Druggist, Rock Island.'