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THifi AKGUS, TUESDAY. MAY 12, 1891.
Tor Sal. Rent, Exohange and Miscel
laneous wants inserted one day at lo
per word; three days at Ho per word
and one week at Vic per word.
"Situations wanted" and local 'Help"
want9 not exceeding three lines in
erted one week in the DAILY ARGUS
WANTED A stnation aa book keeper or
dei k ; addrese C. 81 thU office. 83
WANTED A position aa clerk la grocery,
clothing or genu' furnishing store. Addrerf
T" tail office.
WANTEO Three good ealetmen forgnod poat
Hon; call at 413 Fifth a reet. Bock Island,
IB., after 6 p. in. 12-1 w
MEN WANTKD-Salary and eipenaea; per
manent place; apply at once. Baowa Baoa.
O., Mnrwrrmen, Chicago. M
MONEY TO LOAN On chafel mortgajrea,
waic'ee, diamonds, Jewelry, and aHanloles
value, i. W. Jones, l(iM Second arena. -tf
WANT KP Two lady and three gen'leman
agents for pointed poaittrna. Pa'ary lo
fto per month guaranteed. Call on J. W. Brown,
at St. James Ilote), Rock Island. 111. 11-31
WASTED Two or three good men to repre
sent otr well known boue for town and city
tnule; Ineal and traveling. $100 and expenses
per month to the riebt man. Apply quick, stat
aoiaze. L. L. Mat A-Co. Xanterymen, r lorisw
ana Seedsmen. St. Paul, Minn.
(This house is responsible.
WAITERS WASTE f Girl waiters, for a first
class hotel in one of the largest cities la Illi
nois; ws?es (it. 00 per month wit a room and
fcoard. ilnst be experienced waiters, of good
haracierand fully nnderstand the basines ; none
elhera need apply. Address "Steward'' care of
tkis piper, stating aee, nationality, experience.
wire etnp'.oyed, and when could commence
wort, tc. S7-lw
BEST AND CHEAPEST
WTbe only Palot Bouse In thectty.
R. M. "WALL,
1612 Third Avenue.
CHAS. R. WHEEL AN,
Undertaking and Embalming
Dimick Block, So. 80S 90th St., Rock Island.
Saving pnrcnased a complete line of fndertak
1 goods, with hearse and anpaartennces. and
having secared the services of Id r. Geo. E. Reed,
f Chicago, an sxpert fnneral director and em
fcarmer or 12 years experience, I am fully pre
9ni to guarantee satisfaction.
mnrm wuflVrinfr in r.n?d
by Female N taknpu than
dnrfin iif. inuz In rati..
i MAT FUmn PasiTIIXKK the
wonderful home treatment
is a pure cure for Whit-a
or LeiMfirrhoA. lnflanimtk
s tlon. rireration. Painful
i and hvTi nfiiwit-H nr,-
mmA all complaiuu pocullax to i eiuaiea, Puwtpsud, L
Tor sale In Rock Inland by Hart 2 Babnsen,
Third avenne and Twentieth street
AU AfTa CrTTWAL MortNtrnatinn kanni.Uo.
AGENTS OF EVERY KIND
Insurance, Fraternal Order, boot or otherwise.
Members pet SUA in one year. They pay bnt 1
a week. Anybody en make at the lowest $137
each week easily. Everybody wants a certificate.
ecaase for each member tCey bring in they ret
t heir tlOO a month earlier. This is a good thUig
and don't mistake it. Aridre s
J. L. UNVERZAGT. Secretsry,
1 West Lexington t , Baltimore. Md.
E T- SI K S. -t
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All Carpets sold during the week ending May
f6th will be sewed FREE of charge.
Wa have just opened up a new invoice of
They are beauties,
CHAS. A. MECK,
322 Brady St., Davenport.
Telephone No. 421, (Adams' old stand).
OPEN EVENINGS TILL 8 P. M.
NOTHING LIKE ITI
Blood l thicker than water,
aad mast be kept pure to
tzware good health.
Swift's SPRcirrc Is natures remedy
for this purpose.
It never to fails elimnate the impnr
ties smd build up the general heaTtk.
TWr is only one Swiff s Specific,
and there Is nothing like it
Be sure and get the genuine.
Treatise on Blood and Skin Dtssasasa
The Swift Specific Co.. Atlanta, Get
A Shoe Dressing must restore the bril
liancy of s worn shoe, and at the same time
preserve the softness of the leather.
LADIES will the Dressing you are
using do both ? Try it
Pour a dessert spoonful of your Dressing
into a saucer or butter ptate, set it asUe for
a few days, and it will dry to a substanc;
as hard and brittle as crushed glass. Can
such a Dressing be good for leather?
MA'S ACME Blacking
will stand this test and dry as a thin, oily
film which is as flexible as rubber.
25 Dollars worth of New Furniture f"
25 Cents. HOW? By painting
25 square feet of Old Furniture with
WOLFF a RANDOLPH,
837 Nona Front Street, PHH.ADEl.rHi.
WOLF & RANDOLPH, Philadelphia
Fiieze and Ceiling
We hare arranged with the best Paner Hancers
and Painters in the city to take charge of onr work.
Satisfactory results can be relied on.
R. CRAMPTON & CO.
Last Right's Adjourned Council
A HfOKinn toll ot Bnmlnfsss i,f Importance-
VrIB4 Matters Ac -ed
rpsn Official Frorced
lns;s. lOfflcial Report. 1
Citt Council Room, Rock Island
Maj 11. The council met in ad
journed eeasion at 8 p. m.. Mayor Mo
Oonoeiiie presiding and all the aldermen
present. The clerk submitted the bonds
of W. L. Sweeney, James Blaisdell, J. F.
Robinson, George Green, Phil Miller,
George Long. William Glass, T. Holdorf.
George Hetter. A. Etzel, Ltwrence Kra
mer, A. Carhon, John Scbaab, John
Mu'queen, Charles gundebn, W. A. Nor
ris and M. Buncher, newly appointed
city officials, which were read and ap
proved. Mayer McConochie nom'nted Dr. C.
B. Kinyon for health commissioner. Not
confirmed 7 to 7
The mayor nominated Dr. G. L. Eys
ter for health commissioaer. Confirmed
11 to 3.
The clerk read the draf; of an ordi
nance authorizing D. II Louderback to
equip and operate the Milan street rail
way with electric power. Aid. Knox
moved to amend by striking out that
part relating to the bridges. Aid. Hue
sing moved to defer action to the next
regular meeting. Mr. Louderback ap
pealed for immediate action as the equip
ment itself will occupy 60 days. The
motion to defer was lost. Mr. "jacks -c
addressed the council and a recess of 15
minutes was taken for informal consider
ation Aid. Knox's amecdment except
ing the bridges was carried, 11 to 3. and
the ordinance was then adopted by unan
The clerk read th ordinance reorgan
izingthe fire department, heretofore sub
mitted. Referred to the fire and light
committee and the mayor on motion of
The clerk presented a plat of R. A.
Smith's addition. Referred to the street
and alley committee. Also plats of Ve
lie's first addition. R. II. Moore's addi
tion, and first and second additions to
Edgewocd park and G dyer's third addi
tion, all of which were referred t3 the
stnet and alley committee.
M. J. Mnphy presented a sketch
of M. Schnell s addition, which was re
ferred to the street and alley and sewer
committee and the mayor.
The clerk read the setter of John Evans
offering to purchase the city scales. Re
ferred to the street and slley and license
committees and the myor. "
The clerk read a letter frcm the Rock
Island Fuel compiny. asking to be allowed
$3,000 on account of the Garney square
contract, and Alderman Knox moved that
the amount be allowed. An amendment
by Alderman Bladel making the amount
12,000 was defeated by the mayor's cast
ing vote ana the original vote wss cars
ried, 9 to 5.
A bill of M. Yerbury was referred to
the waterworks committee.
The petition of public weighers for new
licenses was granted by unanimous vote.
The petition for an additional police
man in the upper end of the city was re
ferred to the police acd finance commit
tee. A petition of Charles Wocd and others
for water mains on Fifth street and Elev
enth avenue was referred to the water
The clerk read a petition from T. R.
Harper and others, asking the removal of
car obstructions from the public landing,
which was referred lo the street and alley
and ordinance committee.
A petition for the improvement of
Eighteenth street was referred to the
s.rcet and alley committee.
A petition o' E. E Parmenter and
others for the location of a street lamp on
Mnth avenue, was referred to the fire and
light committee and the aldermen of the
A petition for the filling to grade of a
b ock on Ninth street, by George Stodd
aid others, wss referred to the street and
alley committee. A r quest of tne Rock
Uland Plow company fur permission to
u e a portion of Sixth street, now un
used, without prejudice to the city's
rights, with accompanying ordinance.
Referred to the street and alley committee
Alderman Corken moyed that the city
attorney and fire and light committee be
instructed to advertise for bids for furn
ishing the city with a combined police
acd fire alarm system with specifications.
The clerk read petitions of Mr. Kohn
and other property holders for the paving
of Third avenue. Referred to the ordi
nance and finance ccmnittee.
Also petitions as to certain sewers,
widen were referred to the sewer com
mittee. A.lderman Knox offered a resolution
imtructing the city clerk to order Ed
wards & Walsh to begin work
on their paving contract immediately.
Alderman Knox also offered a resolu
tioa instructing the Brush Electric Light
company to remove its towers and all
old poles not in use from the streets. Car
Alderman Geiger moved that the clerk
be instructed to notify the Davenport &
Ro :k Island Street Railway company to
ret air sidewalks injured by removal of
poles, etc. Carried.
i lderman Knox moved that the street
and alley committee prepare plan" and
specifications for the improvement of
Twentieth street from Eighth avenue
sou.h to the city limits, and for an ordi
nal ee to have the sidewalks leveled to
Alderman Adams mord that the street
car company be instructed to put blocks
on he outside of its tracks on un paved
Alderman Huesing moved that the
couicil revoke any permission it may
bav! given the Rock Island & Peoria
Railway company to use the width of a
railra Twentieth street. Carried.
A)journed. Robert Koehler,
: City Clerk.
E'j'i Cream Balm Is especially adapted
as a remedy for catarrh which is nggra
vate 1 by alkaline dust and dry winds.
W. L. Hover, Druggist, Denver.
O. J. Dimick, of Chicago, is in the
Frank Cool, of Cordova, was in the
city yesterday on business.
First knock out fr the "infl tonce.
but it wasn't the mayor's fl t.
The "infioonce" wasn't in it last night
It was a desperate case, though.
Mrs. R. T. Coyne left yesterday for
Dubuque, to be gone several days.
L'eut. J. F. Bell, of Ft. Rilev. is visit,
ing at the residence of Capt. and Mrs. T.
The mayor is a rather little pill him
self, but he can't make the council swai
low bis own medicine.
The cars were started on the blue line
again this morning. Unless interrupted
by something unforseen they will run
George Young, of Divenport, hs re
ceived from the government the contract
for carrying the mail between Davenport
and Rock Island.
Nicholas Bleuer booked a 30-pound
catfish while fishing near the saw mill
yesterday afternoon. The inhabitant of
the deep was three feet long.
S. J. Stader, the Moline avenue ton
sorial artist, has been improving his
place of business by the addition of two
commodious bath rooms elegantly ar
ranged with all modern convenience.
They wiil be ready for use on and after
Wednesday, May 13
Sunday was the seventeenth anni7c-r
s.ry of Dr. J. W. Stewart's superintcn
dency of the Broadway Sunday school,
and the doctor being confined to his bouse
with illness, a committee delegated by the
Sunday school called at bis house and
presented him with 17 roses in commem
oration of the event. The doctor wss
very much affected as well as cheered by
the beaitiful tribute.
The mayor has broken his word again.
It will be remembered a week ago be de
clared with emphasis that he would not
recognize either of the "schools of med
icine." Yet be did last niht, and he
showed bis preference for the little pl 8
at that, though before he g5t hrough
with it he found there was contained in
the dose a pretty large and a rather bitter
pill to swallow, at that.
Last night closed tte May festival
which has been in progress tte past week
at the rink, under the direction of the
First M. E. church. Another large crowd
was present. The entertainment con
sisted of a repetition of "Jubilee Day on
the Old Plantation," a number of new
solos beinr added all of which were well
rendered. The festival was a grand
success, which is due in a great measure,
of course, to the untiring energy of those
hiving it in charge.
Two VataaMe .Unx ms
The Davenport Tribune gives its read-.
ers two very good pointers that are ap
plicable wi'h equal propriety and truth to
every city in the country. Raad them:
That a dollar spent at home is liable to
come bBck to you before night.
That money sp nt away fram home is
Wanted A girl at 1409 Second avenue.
Orange ice at Krell & Math's; try a
Base ball at Davenport ball park to
day, Friday and Saturday .
Dancing at Spring Cove Siturdiy eve
ning. Last car at 12 o'clock.
Davenport vs. Jolkt at Davenport ball
park Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
For Sale About 200 loads of ashes, at
Rock Island house. C G Gaver
Private boarding for respectable young
men at 219 Seventeenth street.
The Davenport and Joliet clubs play
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of
Wanted A G -rman girl for general
housework call or address "A. Z." An
Milk shake, lemonade and all other
temperance drinks at Krel. & Math's;
when thirsty stop in.
The Davenport's and Juliet's at Dav
enport ball park Monday, Tuesday and
A first-class milch cow for sale at the
pasture on Seventeenth street, Rock Isl
and. J. C. Taylor.
Vanilla and chocolate ice cream and
orange ice at Krell & Math's; stop when
passing and try a dish.
The Crown dining room seives abetter
meal for 25 cents than any other place
in the city.
Try our orange ice and then pass your
opinion on it. We make it extra rich
and fine, using nothing but the fruit
juice. Krell & Math's ice cream parlor.
J. J. Lerch, the well known painter,
paper hanger, grainer, kalsominer, etc.,
is prepared to do all kinds of work in his
line in first class manner. ShoD No.
309 Eighteenth street.
Thoin& Troupe, of St. Louis, Mo.,
now permanently located hers, will clean
the paper on your wal s, making it as
bright and clean as new, at less than 1 the
cost of repairing without taKing up carpet
or moving furniture. We hire bad
years of experience in this branch of bus
iness and guarantee satisfaction. Fresco
in oil or distemper cleaned as well as
paper. Satisfactory references given.
Address or telephone Fourth avenue drug
store. Telephone No. 1065.
Whether on pleasure bent or business.
should take on every trip a bottle of
syrup oi rigs, as it acts most pleasantly
and effectually on the kidneys, liver and
bowels, preventing fevers, headaches and
other forms of sickness. - For tale in 50c
and $1 bottles by all leading druggists.
A. J. SIVIITH & SON,
DRAPERY, GRILLS WORK
A. J. SMITH & SON,
125 md 127 WV-t faird Street. Odp. Mssonic Temple, D. VEXPOI'T
THE MOLINE WAGON.
THE MOLINE WACO! CO.
Manufacturers oi FARM, SPRING and FREIGHT WAGOH
AhlU wLSPUue,0f PLjLTBM
western trade. ot reiwrior vorkmimb
T-;;-it!o3 Se the .VOLINS WaGON bu'.on onreha.it.
TJut 1 i
ANDERSON COUNTY SOURMASH
$2.50 Per Gallon.
KOTrTIsT & ADLER
Removed to 219 Seventeenth Street
Choice Family Groceries
Cor. Third arenne and Twenty-first St., Rock Island.
A firat-claa atock uf Qroeeriea that will H. .nM . 1 . , . . .
C. J. W. SCHREINER,
Contractor etnd Builder,
mi and 113S Fonrth avenue. Bealdence 1119 Fourth aTeooe.
Plans and specifications fnrntahed on allcaM. of work; alao agent of Willer'i Patent Inride
, eliding Blinds, something new, stylus, and deehbl.
- ' BOCK ISLAND. ILI
other gprtof Waota. .ipoclaUr !apte4 to
h ud frni.h mr..T!l iT'. 21.
DAVIS & CO,
A complete stock of
Pipe, Brass Goods, Packing
Hose, Fire Brick, Etc
Sole Agent for
DEAN STEAM PUV:PS and
SIGHT FEED LUBRICA10RS
We guarantee eTery ore perfect, and will per. J Ci i
Twenty day't trial, to reepontible parties.
Safety Heating Boilers and Contractor? fo
furnishing and laying VTatfr, arri
Bock Island, IUinou
Telephone T148. Res'dexce Telephone 100.
-vw prices, a. anare u.
Goods received by
CALL AND EXAMINE.
COMPLETE IN ALL
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