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TH: AKGUS, TUESDAY. MAY 10, 1891.
HENRI C. SCHAFFER,
SOFT AND HARD
Office 1431 Second avenue, corner Fifteenth st.
Telephone No. 1039.
John Voile & Co.,
Sash, Doors. Blinds. Siding, Flooring,
and all kinds of wood work for builders.
Eighteenth St., bet. Third and Fourth aves.
Al HAS FITTER.
ASD DEALER IS
i Wrnriirhr and Poor T-rnn on T.o.l Tii
Hose, Packing, Sewer and Drain Tile.
Steam and Gas Fixtures.
"Best work at fair prices. Estimates furnished.
Office and shop 219 13th St. Telephone 1182.
CHA3. W. TERBURY, Manager.
Rock Island, III
Successor to Adamson & Ruick,
"Pnnlr Tftlnnri Til
Shop Nineteenth St., bet. First and Second AveDue,
General Jobbing and Repairing promptly done.
5gfSecond Hand Machinery bought, sold and repaired.
See the Stylish Display
SPRING MILLINERY GOODS.
The finest ever shown in the Citv, at
MISS C. HAAS.
Successor to Miss Petersen, No. 17i3 second avenue. Hock Inland.
The ver ylatest styles in pattern?, hats, bonnets, ribbons, laces and fancy (rcxxls.
House and Sign Painter.
First-class Graining and Paper Hanging.
P. Box 672.
Shop Fourth Ave. bet. 3: ft and 22d Sts.
Qpen for the Season,
(moli-e atenue) Joe Huber's Garden,
A magnificent place for picnic, parties, etc.
LOOK OUT !
YOU WILL MISS THE DROP.
For the next three days, Monday, Tuesday
and Wednesday we will make a
lO Per Cert Discount
Bed Room Suits.
A $20 Suit sells for
A $50 "
A $40 "
QUICK SELLING PRICES ON-
Mattresses, Spis ai
CHAS. A, MECK, ,
322 Brady St., Davenport.
Telephone No. 421, (Adams' old stand).
OPEN EVENINGS TILL 8 P. M.
The Paid Fire Department Ordinance
Otner Matters ot
City Council Room. Rock Island,
May 18 The city council met ia regular
session al 8 p. m., Mayor McConochie
presiding and all the aldermen present.
The minutes of the last regular and sub
sequent adjourned session were read and
Alderman Heiter. from the bridge com
mittee. moved that the mayor and street
and alley commutes be insttucted to ca.l
on the Milan Street railway in relation
to replankirg the Rock river bridges.
Also that a lot of stone on the high
way be broken. Carried.
On motion of Aldermin Knox the Rock
ford Construction company was allowed
$3.(XHJ on its pavine contract.
Alderman Kncx offered a resolution
instructing the mayor and finance com
mittee to ascertain from the banks what
interest will be paid on a tarm deposit of
f 8,000, and deposit tt with the bank pay
ing thehictest interest. Carried.
Alderman Corken, from the fire and
light committee, reporud an -ordinance
for the reorganization of the fire depart
ment, and moved its adoption . Adopted
by unanimous vote.
Alderman Corken moved that the city
attorney be instructed to prepare an
amendment to the revised ordinances in
relation t sal tries, to fix the stUry of
the chief engineer of the tire department
at $00, assistant chief f TOO, and firemen
Alderman Huesiog submitted an ordi
nance for the pav.ng of Third avenue,
fromTwentv-fouuh street to Ninth street,
a block on Nineteenth street and Com
mercial alley, and moved its adoption.
Alderman Evans moved that the block on
Nineteentn street north of Second avenue
be added to the ordinance, which was
adopted. The ordinance was then re
ferred to the street and alley ard finance
Alderman Corken offered an ordinance
amending chapter 21 of the revised ordi
nances by providing salaries for the tire
department. Passed un-nimousl? .
Alderman Kennedy, from the street
and alley committee, repirted favorably
on the petition of the R ck Island Piow
company to be allowed to use a portion
of Sixth street. Alderman Huesiog
moved to lay over, which on a vote 'Was
lost. The report was then hid over under
the law. .
Aldermvj Kennedy reported the street
and alley committee not vet prepared to
report on the plats of additions referred
at the last mee'.ina. M. J. Murphy,
representing the Schtie" addi'.ion, made
proposition for a sewer on Ninth avenue
The matter ws laid over.
Alderman Tindall reported back a bill
of M. Yerbury for $71. 5:9 as comet and
moved its allowance. Carried unanimously.
The clerk read a report of Marshal
Miller ou the hill of Magistrate U. C.
Wivill fflr 125 03, unpaid fees, that the
several items were correct. Alderman
Iletter moved that the bill te laid on
the table. Carried 3 to 5..
The clerk read a petition of J W. Pot
ter and others for permission to lay a pri
vate sewer to connect with the Eighteenth
street sewer, and appropriating $75 Re
ferred to the sewer committee.
The clerk read the petition of Krtll &
Math and others to increase the chhrae
for peddlers' licenses, heretofore submit
ted. Referred to the license committee.
The clerk read a petition of J. E.
3yrnes asking that the sum of $20 20, a
eer assessment, be refunded to him.
Also a communication from S. D. Gorton,
which was referred to the sewer commit
tee. The clerk read a petition of -Tropp.
Darling & Co. to be allowed the use of
i round on the levee for handling sr.r.d.
The rental was fixed at $20 per annum
f -r 23 feet and the petition granted, on
notion of Aldermin Knox.
The clerk read a petition of residents
of M. A. Rodman's addition asking for
tie establishment of grades. Referred to
t:ie street and alley committee.
The bonds of Park Commissioner
Jackson and Health Commissioner Eytter
were real and approved.
Als'ermaD Knox offered a resolution
a -king the Rojkford Construction Co. to
remove dirt and sand from the Twentieth
street pavement from Second avenue to
Ninth avenue, so that the work may be
Alderman Adams offered a resolution
irttructine the street and alley commit
tee to make an estimate of the cost of
certain improvements on Seventh avenue
tc put tbe thoroughfare in order for
h avy travel during the paying of Fifth
The clerk read an estimate of exp-rdi
tures ordered for the current fiscal year,
w.tb the limit of taxation.
Alderman Frohboes offered a resolu
tion providing for the removal of certain
rr es on Seventh avenue. Referred to
the street and alley committee with pow
er to act. Aojourned.
Get your picture frames at Crampton's.
Orange ice at Krell & Math's; try a
The June fashion book can be had at
For Sale About 200 loads of ashes, at
Rock Island house. C. G. Gated.
Wanted A German girl for general
housework call or address "A. Z." All
Milk shake, lemonade and all otbrr
temperance drinks at Krel; & Math's;
when thirsty stop in.
A first-class milch cow for sale at the
pasture on Seventeenth street, Rock Isl
and. J. D Taylor.
Wanted A Swedish barber who would
lice to come west. Address L. S. Wood
ruff, Loveland, Colorado.
Vanilla and cbocilate ice cream and
orange ice at Krell & Math's; stop when
passing and try a dish.
An attractive lot of new books in paper
and cloth binding just received at Cramp
ton's. Descr puve catalogue free.
New colors in plain shading- New
styles of pulls 3 to 15 cents. New shade
bars. Windows mensured and shades put
up by an expert at R Crampton & Co'e.
Try our orange ice and then pss yotr
opinion on it. We make it extra rich
and fine, using nothing but the fruit
juice. Kreli & Math's ice cream parlor.
Lost On Saturday evening between
the postofiiee and Twelfth steet; a $10
and 2 bill folded together. Finder
rlease retutn to this rffice and receive re
Too feti w.t i ve.
me uavenpon uemocrai-uszatte ap
pears to be greatly shocked at Rock Isl-
aud this morning because of the little al
tercation which occurred on "Second eve
cut: last evening and devotes reyeral lines
in moralizing on our wickedness. If the
Democrat would watch the record of ar
rests in Rock Island, it would discover
tha. in many instances the offenders come
from DaveD port. When a man over the
river indulges too freely in prohibition
sod corn, Davenport is not large enough
for him, and he comes over here to com
plets his lark, which very often ter
minites at the armory.
A Ksal Batsam Kemp' lialtsm.
The dictionery svs, "a balsam is
thick, pure, uromstic substance fluwip j
from trees." Kemp's Diilbnm for tlt-
throut and lungs is the oclv cough med;
cine tbnt is a red balsam. Ma . v ttiit .
watery cough remedies are called balsam s
bnt such are not. Look through a bottle
of Kemp's Balsam and notice what a pun ,
thick preparation it is. If you coug:i
use Kemp's Balsnm. At all druggists'.
Large bottles 50c and $1.
Ely's Cresm Baltrl is especially adapted
as a remedy for catarrh which is aggra
vated br alkaline dust and drv winds
W. A Hover. Druggist. Denver.
Authorizing and Regulating the
Equipment and Operation of
the Railway heretofore known
as the Rock Island & Milan
Street Railway Comgany by
Be ' Or1rir,el by tt CiTy Council of the City of
cctii'n 1. D.II. Loiitlcrkack h:. inn iurchaci!
theahive raUtvar. is hereby authorized fur him-
scil, nis ncce.irs or as?ii:n to j'un wub. ana
ouerate lv electric power, the ahut'e mentioned
ttrett rai.way. n,w constructed in tao nam city
of Rock iMiand. and fo the purp ee of cucb equip
ment and opsrauon. :i hereby given t::e priTilei:,
of cnin2 the tieeti, avennes, allev- and public
Crounus of said city of Hock I-iand, aloLjj the
hne of said railway, a- now lucatei. for the erec
tion and maintenance thereon of the necearv
po?ts. pole- and Mipports, and the placing and
?tnnniiij therein and thereorer of all necessary
and convenient wirea for conducting current of
electricity, such as may be n quired for the mo
tive power, of said street railway, and for furnish
tn; eieo'ric lipht of the cars opera ed fhereon.
reriion3 aid I ules or supports shU be
erected at convenient distance, parallel wi'h the
tracks of said company, inside of the S'dewaik
carb line, and shail be . rectert and maintained in
vert cal posit'on, and In a 1 ne ita each oiher.
at such places as shall be designated by the city
surveyor. i'd pries snppoits ar.d wires stall
be so placed as not to endanser life or property,
and shall be erected nnrfer the suterviion of trie
street and alley committee of tile city council of
said city, ana snail ue erected and m-intained so
as not ;o interfere wiib ex'siinir telephone or
electric light wires ar d poles,
iraid po-ts and supports sha'l be dr-saed and
paiu'.ed, in all respec e to the satisfaction of said
street and alley committee.
seetion 3. The mo or cars ned on such rail
way sbail be' ne. and of such style and class as
are Used upon the best improved electric street
railways in the Vnited t tes. and each motor
car in operation u ixu the line of each railway in
said city, shall be supplied with a twelve incn
gong bell, bich shaii be snui ded a, the ap
proaches to the streets and pnblic crossings.
section 4. Said Louriei back, his successors or
as-igns. shall at all time save and keep aaid city
harmless from any damage suits that may be In
stituted by reasoa of equipping said rai.way with
electricity, and shall also save and keep said city
harmless from all damages that may accrue, or
result from the c .relessness. negligence or tnis
couduct of any agent or servant of said company,
while in its employment in the construction or
operation of s-id railway, and for that purpose
said Louderbark, his success rs or assigns, shall
give a bond to the city of Rock I-land m the penal
sum of ten thousand dollars, wit'i security
to be approved by aaid city council, which bond
shall he en ciited and accepted by the city council
of said city, before said Louderback, his succes
sors or assigns shall trect any poles, or place any
wires a'ot.g the streets of said citv. an i said ond
shaH be fuither conditioned for tie faithful per-
lormance ny satd Louderback. his successors
assigns, of all terms and requirement! of tl.it
Sertion 5. paid railwa? sharl be equipped with
elec.ricity as aforesaid, w ithin six months after
the passage of this ordinance.
Sections. The cars of said railway mav bernn
within said city at a rate or speed not exceeding
ten miles per nour.
taction T.. fraid Louderback, his successor or
assigns, may connect the line of said railway by
the necessary curves and switches, at the inter
section of Seventeenth street and Second avenue,
with the lines of the Moline & Rock Island Horse
Railroad O mpany; the consent of the latter coin
Danv beir.ff firt obta'ned.
tection 8 This ordinance is supplemented to
ordinances which have been heretofore pas-ed by
the ciiy conncil of the city of Rock Island, and
approved by the myor of said city, authorizing
the Kock island fc" Milan Mreet Railway Com
pany to tonstrnct and operate a street rai.way. in
the city ot nocK isiana. iinnots. ana snail nt ne
construed as impairing or repealing any of the
said craicaucesorany i trie provisions tnereoi,
but ascumuiati.'eand additional thereto, and the
riizhts and priviK-ges heretofore granted, as well
as those in til i - ordinance, sbau continue and
endure for a period of twentr years, from and
after this di e.
Section 9. Said Louderback. his successors or
assigns, shall within lh rty days from the passage
of this ordinance, file with the city clerk of the
city of Rock Island Ms acceptance in writing, of
the terms and conditions of this ordinance, and
upon his failure so to do, within said time, this
ordinance shall be void and of no effect.
Passed May 11, 18tl.
A pproved :
Attest: WILLIAM McCONOCHIE,
Robiht KoEHi.ttB. Mavor.
Seal City Clerk.
Yan Palten & Marts,
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. Shop No.
309 Eighteenth street.
A. J. SMITH & SON,
DRAPERY, GRILLE WORK
OF ALL KINDS.
A. J.SMITH & SON,
125 and 127 West Third Street. Opt. Mnsr nic Ti n.ple. Da VENPOET
THE MOLINE WAGON.
THE MOLINE WAGON M
- ' J V .. 1 J Vj
Manulacturers ol FARM, SPRING and FREIGHT WAGONS
frxJI and complete lice of PLATFORM ard other r?,rlcg Wagons, especial'. adapted to ta
Western trarte. of superior workmanshtp and Cnish. Illnsiraied Price Ltst free oa
a-r'l-artoc See the VnyS'S 'aG()N before pv,.-rha.u:. .
7TVv " jv aji
DAVIS k CO.,
A complete stock of
Pipe, Braes Goods, Packing
Hose, Fire Brick, Etc
Solo Agents for
DEAN STEAM PUMPS and
SIGHT FEED LUBRICATORS
We guarantee every one perfect, and wi'.' s. - i C; i
Twenty day's trial, to responsible ;ar::t.r.
Safety Heating Boilers and Contract. r
furnishicjr and layinc Water, scrt
1712 First Avh .
Rock Island, Illinois
Telephone Residence 'J'elephoce IOC.
ANDERSON COUNTY SOURMASH
$2.50 Per Gallon.
IOHN & ADLER,
Removed to 219 Seventeenth Street
.MI. E. MXTRRTN ,
Choice Family Groceries
Cor. Third avenue and Twenty-first St., Rock Island
A flrst-class stock f Groceries that will be sold at lowest livlcff urns. A share of l 'l (
patronage solicited. .
,;iUi- - OF-
CALL AND EXAMINE.
COMPLETE IN ALL
FOR CATALOGUES ADDRESS
J. C. DUNCAN.
C. J. W. SCHREINER,
Contractor and. Biaildcr,
1121 and llil Fourth avenne. Residence 1119 Fourth avenue.
Plans and specifications furnished on all classes of work; also agent of WUler's Patent Inside
Sliding Blindi, something new, ttjlish and desirable.
HOCK ISLAND. ILI-