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Both the method and result! when
Sjrup of Figs is taken; it ia jleasant
and refrcshiug to the taste, and acts
cently jet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver and Bowels, cleanses the sys
tem effectually, dispels colds, head
nrhes and fevers and cures Labitual
constipation. Syrup of Figs is the
ouly remedy of its kind ever pro
duced, pleasing to the taste and ac
ceptable to the stomach, prompt m
its action and truly beneficial in its
effects, prepared enly from the most
healthy and agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it the most
popular remedy known.
yrv.p of Firo is for sale in 50c
and SI bottles by all -lead inj; drug
gists. Any reliable druggist who
may not have it on band will pro
care it promptly for any one who
vrifhes to try it. Do not accvpt any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SAW FRANCISCO, CL.
LOUISVILLE, KY. AW YORK, N.Y.
. Table and
Shelf Oil Cloth.
i:.i.:n and Picture
;in- Cr3. Twine Niiis
:it low,': t ptlc.'.
C. C. TAYLOR
3 -C'OND AVENUE,
F -: da-if eat
of London cloth
My assortment of clamber
sets is now complete, aid the
range in price and in styles is
enoush to satisfy any taste
In table cutlery also 1 nave
a fair variety, at prices inter
esting to any one who is buy
ing. The hard rubber handled
knives, with four tined forks to
match, are paiticulaily good
warranted to stand hot water,
Handles will not come olf.
CHINA ASD GLASS,
19 Second Avenue.
IN tCM9 CI
$200.00 and Upward
Tor alc, "ecarod on land worth from throe to fiv
time" the ammst of tbe loan.
Intcri's'. 7 per cent nemi-annually, col ect: d an
remitted free of charo.
ATT022ri:Y AT JjAW
Room S and 4 Masonlo Temple.
HOCK ISLATJ), ILL.
J. E. REIDY,
Ajrent for tbe Syndicate In. Co.. o'Mitineap
is; tbe Am axon insurance 1 company f Cincin
nati : tbe GrnJ Rapid of Grand Kapi in, X lieh..
and the Americas CaaeltT Inwanee ai.dBecnriey
located. Care and angment of piopertv o-
1803 Second Avenue, over
Hoppe's .Tailor Shop.
DivPDirnMirniiTn. I . r i .
""""nun v;uui) s)ri.,juiu iujt,A. - A WATER POUT.
Driving Park Yesterday.
Sot? EsulttoK Rac m and a Plea lot
Aff rno. n Drpt e I'utavorable
The opening of the season at River, i
view Country Clut driving course yester-
dv afteracun was a cret success. In
pite of threatening weather, the audi-
ence was good Handsome turnout and
pretty dresses predominated, and made
ai attractive Dicture. surrounW h
shade trees and with tbe river for the
back ground .
The first race was the 3 minute
class- with five entries Tour sti rtpre
is was a very exciting horse race,
especially the second heal, which was so
close it seemed almost a draw, but was
awarded to vSpencer Robinson, of Rock
Island, but the, winner in the end was C.
Roys, of Davenport, who drove Kittie
M. The summary:
Kittie V,-c Rr.yg i j j
uniry, . Martin 4 4 4
Jdiii.'el'reii:. s. KobiiiHin a 1
Ravin. W. i away, 4 3 3
Tin. : 3. otii, ; 2 59 14 ; i.591,.
Next came the Free for-AH; in which
only two started, but four were entered.
Two were late and will Rnow better nsxt
time. This was a close race and very
fast, and won in two straie'nt heats by
Kiltie C, owned by F. T. Corning of Oen-
eseo. driven by Charlos Easkins, of Dav
enport; against Bob, owned by William
Gleen, of Coal Valley, driven by George
Clifton. Time 2:41. 2:40.
Then Jack Monroe's wonderful four-
year old gave an exhibition. He went
the first half in 1:16, but intended send
ing him the last, but for an accident
losing a thoe still be made it in 2:39J.
He was accompanied the second half by
a running mate.
Then tbe bicycle race came off and
proved very interesting. Time was very
good, 1 :29 for a half mile, won by Thomas
Tavlur. of Moline. There were three
prizes given in this, and no entrance
charged, this to encourage more to try
their speed next time.
This, together with a gentlemen's driv
ing race, which made lots of fun, com
prised the programme, and everyone was
pleased. The fact is more races could of
been gotten up had there been time, etc
Ail look toward a successful season. Next
time the programme wi 11 be different, as
a piciaa race and running race are al
Tlir Ute l.ixlmnr . U. namtierk
Yesterday rcorcing at his home, 717
Fourteenth street, occurred the death of
Cfodmar George Guido Dumbeck, of liver
complaint, after an illnes9 of nearly four
years' duration. Mr. Dumbeck was
born of German parentage at Loewen,
Belgium, where bis father filled tbe chair
of philosophy at the university, and
where deceased received a thorough ed
ucation before coming tr this country in
1So2. At that lime he settled in Pal
myra, Mo., where he was engaged in
farming, and in 1S53 was married to
Maria Anna Dresoher. In the lollowin2
year tbe young couple returned to Ger
many, remaining thera 11 years, at tbe
end of which time they came back to
America and settled in Rock Island. Mr.
Dumbeck was for a number
of years engaged as teacher
at tbe Turner society's school,
and later was employed a3 sexton at the
Chi ppiannock cemetery .which position he
give up in 1879 to engage ia farming in
South Rock Island, which he followed
until a year ago, when he was compelled
to give it up on account of ill health. He
was an upright abd honest citizen, well
known te all the older residents of tao
city, and enjoyed the highest respect of
all who knew him.
He leaves, besides a widow, six chil
dren, as follows. Mrs. Kate Voigt, of
Quincy, Mrs. Lisetta Cook, of Red Oak.
Iowa, Mrs. Bertha Hoffman, of Moline,
Hugo, cf Chicago, Frederick, of St.
Louis, and Radolph of Kansas City.
Tbe funeral will occur from his late
residence at 2 o'clock tomorrow after
Had -tlan. That.
John Lyon, a saloon keeper at Second
and Iowa street, Davenport, cot drunk
and ugly yesterday and made threatening
exhibitions of a revolver. Last night
about midnight a pistol shot resounded
from his saloon and Officers Faulkner,
Connelly and'Wafer. who happened to be
near by, made a rush for the place. They
found the doors locked, but broke them
in, and found Lyon and his wife on tae
inside, the latter crouching behind the ice
hnT T.tnn had his revolver with, him
with but one chamber remaining loaded,
and the supposition was that he had shot
at his wife, although nhe would not ad
mit it. The man showed fisbt. but was
effectually calmed by the officers and
ian(trf At the station. Hi 3 weapon is a
murderous looking revolver of 44-calibre
and self -cocking.
The Mary Morton is expected up to
The Sidney is expected down on Friday,
The Pittsburgh passed up yesterday
Go to the social at the First M.
f ot the Season at the
THE ABGUB, THUKSDAY. JtiNK 18 '1801. ' '' ' -'5''
1 A Concert and Imium ... i I . . .
A Concert and Imium r-. ... ,
w 1 r- - vv wv.
fciiven at Harper's Theatre Marine
the Xext Winter 8raon.
A number of onr people have under
taken the task of giving Rock Island a
first class concert and lecture course dur
ing the next winter season. A committee
has been selected consisting of Miss M.
A. Cooke, and Messrs. J. F. Robinson,
J T. Noftsker. R. H. Dirt. W. j
Kahlke, M. A. Pattersou, Wil
liam Philleo and A. H. McCandless, and
given full charge of the arrangements
which have already been practically com
pleted. Harper's theatre having been en
gaged and a course of six entertainments
determined upon as follows:
Hon George R. Wendling, of Wash
ington, D. C. One hundred and thirty
nights upon the platform during the first
five months of Mr. Wendling's career as a
popular orator, and over 1,300 nicuis n
the seven following years, is his record.
Schubert Concert company, of Chicago.
S. T. Battle, first tenor; William Harris,
second tenor; John R. Tyley. baritone;
George II. Iott, basso; supported by Miss
Eugenie M. Baldwin, soprano. Miss Ida
M. Clemens, leader; Miss Louise Roman,
accompanist. Tnis company is without a
peer. All levers of male quartet music
cannot fail to appreciate this entertain,
Robert Nourse. of Washington. D. C ,
called "the greatest dramatic orator of the
, The Ariel-Thomas combination, Net
tie E. Fox. soprano; Adah Briggs, sec
ond soprano; Fannie'E. Holt, first alto;
Mabel F. Mumler, second also; John
Thomas, humorous songs and specialties.
For the past two seasons we doubt if
any ladies' quartet has met with the suc
cess, artistically, financially or musically,
that has come to the Ariel.
Dr. A. A. Willetts, of Philadelphia, in
his great lecture, "Sunshine, or the Se
cret of a Happy Life." Dr. Willetts has
praven himself entitled to greater praise
than all his predecessors, says a neigh
boring exchange in commenting on a
lecture course in which he took part.
Lotus Glee Club Concert company, of
Boston, George E. Devoll, first tenor;
Edward E. Long, second tenor; Charles
L. Lawis, baritone, C'ifton F. Davis,
basso, assisted by Miss Minnie Marshall,
recuer. who captivated Davenport last
season and had to respond to four encores
before the audience would let her gr.
The quartet has recently returned from
London where they sang with Adelina
Patti at Royal Albert hall.
The committee which is making the
effort to furnish these entertainments
wishes to emphss-Z3 the fact that this
project is in the interest of no society,
church or order of any kind, and hopes
tnat ail wno appreciate ana are in sym
pathy with this work may become inter
ested sufficiently to do their share toward
makinz it a success. It must be remem
bered that tbe proposed entertainments
are of the highest order that c in ba on
tained. This 19 not, a money making
scheme in anv sense of the word. While
the committee hope9 there mav be a sur
plus which can be used for subsequent
seasons, it will be well satisfied if onlv
enough is realized to meet expenses of
It has been decided to offer tickets for
tbe complete course for SI. 50 each. No
money is wanted from anyone at present
not until enough have subscribed for
season tickets to guarantee tbe cost cf
tbe entire course.
AdmitUace to any single entertainment
will not le less than 30 cents. The
$1.50 tickets will entitle the holders to
reserved seats in any part of the h era so.
There are two lot pocket bnoks at the
police headquarters, which were found
Oscar Nelson was assessed 83 and costs
by Magistrate Wivill last night for get
ting on a larger load than he could carry.
"Tom Jones" was fined 13 and costs by
Magistrate Wiyill last evening for getting
drunk and havinc a fall out with his
Barney Kelly was found by the police
vesterdav realms bv the wayside with a
dizzy head saying he was "oh, so sick."
and Masistrate Wivill charged him 3
and costs for his usual prescription.
Leo. Fundewahl was before Magis
trate Wivill yesterday evening on a war
rant sworn out by Catherine MatthewB
charging him with abasive language, and
he was accordingly fined f 3 and costs.
Burglars attempted to enter the home
of Charles Hodges in the lower end ot
the city last evening.but Mrs.Hodges.who
was alone, succeeded in alarming E. B.
McKown who lives next doer, and Ed.
went gunning for the night hawks who
For the annual meeting of the Young
People's Society of Christian Endeavor,
which is to be held at Minneapolis on
July 9 to 12, the Burlington, Cedar
RaDids & Northern railway will make a
rate ot one fare for the round trip. For
dates of sale, form of tickets, rates of
fare, and full particulars, call on or ad
dress any ticket agent of this company.
J. E. Hannegan, Gen l.Tk't. & Pass. Agt.
t- Fan! ana Betnxn.
The Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
railroad will sell tickets to St. Paul June
19 and 20 at rate of one fare for round
' Oownponr of iVattr East j
of Milan Lat Xlght.
There was what had every appearance
of a waterspout of cloud-burst two miles
east of Milan between 8:30 and 9 o'clock
last night. There came & sudden and
terrific deluge which lasted half an hour.
swelling Mill creeK and flooding the track
of the R I. &P. rod, but doing no .se
rious damage, either to traffic, farm prop
erty or crops At Cable there was also
an unusuU downpour, there being seven
to 14 inches of water on the R. I. & P.
At Milan the government engineers'
boat house was carried eff by the swell
ing of Rock river, but was recovered this
Kock l-lanrt t Ail Itiaht.
Mj C. W. IIwt6 is home frum F.l-
ton for a few days, and he relates a little
conversation which he overheard between
two commercial men the other day as to
me relative advantages of Illinois cities
outside of Chicago. One was praising
Peoria, and after he had finished the other
said: "Give me Rock Island. There ere
more signs of awakening prosperity there
than in any city in the state, other than
Cnicago. otonlv is there evidenc8 cf
this on every side, but I see it in business.
I like to go to Rock Island, not only be
cause the town has a mttropolitan ap
pearance, out reciu-e its business men
are happy and I am sure of selling a bill
of goods thtre." This complimentary al
lusion to Rock Island is a pleasant com
panion to tbe one made in Peoria in the
hearing of ex Mayor Murdock the other
day. They show that Rock Island is get
ting there in tbe best possible shape.
We offer 100 reward for any case of
catarrh that cannot be cured by taking:
H .ll's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. Chexet & Co., Props.,
We, the undersiened, nave known F.
J. Cheney for the last 15 years, and be
lieve him perfectly honorable in all busi
ness transactions, and financially able to
cairy out any obligations made by their
West & Truax, Wholesale Druggist, To
Walding, Kinnan & Marvin, Whole
sale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Caiatrh Cure is taken internally,
acting directly upon tte blood and rau
cous surfaces of the system. P;ice 75c
per bottle. Sold by all druggists.
r or tne repuilicitn sriate conven'.i on to
be held at Cedar RaoldSi Iowa, July 1,
the Burlirrcton, Cedar Ripi s & North
ern railway will make a late of one fare
for the round trip from all :'s Iowa sta
tions; and iqu railway wui also mase a
rte of one fare for tw round trip, and
tell excursion tickets from a'l points on
its line on tbe occasion of tLe Fourth of
July. For rates of fare, dites of sale.
and all other iaformtion, call on or ad
dress anv ticket a'c-at of this company.
J. E. Haxxzgas,
Gen'l Tkt. &, Pass. Agt.
The soft glow of the ten ro:e is ac
quired by lsd:es who use Pozzoci's Com
LtTVBE TK Godmar Dumbvcx at 11:30 a. m.
June 17, ,d ti6 ye -rs and ". aays. Funeral ser
vices at hoin-e, .17 Fourtetuttt siriel. at 2 p. m.
Friday, burial private.
lis- ?i $5
FOR SALE BY DAVID DON.
AT KLM STREKT GABDEKf,
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1891,
At 8 p.m. given t;
Prof. Otto's Military Band,
Street Care direett o Ga 4en.
arm v Jir 1
Tinware And Hotjsk
1612 SECOND AVENUE.
-IN THIS LITTLE MACHTNE-
are combined all tha latest improvements for similar Machines,
building it upon the most improved mechanical principles
to insure speed, comfort and durability.
It yon think of buying a machine it will pay you to come anil see ns.
THE FAIR. 1705 Second Avenue.
ffe Set the Pace, Let Others Follow if Mj Can
KANN & HUCKSTABDT,
No. 1811 and 1813 Second avenue,
Offer to the Public the most brilliant line of the season in -
Lounges and Couches.
Centre, Librart and
T. H. THOMAS,
Elegant Soda Water,
All Flavors, Ice Cream, Orange, Phosphate, Moxie, Mead,
Malt, Etc. . Also a fine line of
IMPORTED and DOMESTIC
Prescriptions a Specialty.
Call and see the immence'stock
of Oxford and Southern Ties '
for Summer wear.
Latest styles. Lowest' Prices.
Central Shoe Store,
1813 Second Avenue.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
Parlor Tables, Eto.
"Ela BsefvStore," ' .