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THE ARGUa 'TUESDAY. JUNE 30.1891,
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HOW IT HAPPENED. c.r rmhUe iq-.r. . 1 ,
322 Brady St.
DAVENPORT, I A
v-.s - JUST THINK OF IT!
A Baby Carriage fcr - - - $5iOQ
A Handsome Parlor Suit for - 24.00
A Hardwooi Bedroom Suit for - 15i00
A Finely Finished Extension Table for - 4i50
A D&dV Side Baard, Antq. 10.00
ggA High Back Cane Seat Diner, - - 1,00
.LL Wool CARPETS for . - .qO
Brussels for - - - ,50
jadTow"erjRacks, in fact everything to furnish your house,
J BARGAIN PRICES. Cash or Easy Payments
CHAS. A. MECK,
Tiu hose 421. S22 Brady Street, Davenport, la.
We c'o?e ocr ter u() p. m.. tf:er Ja"y
A3TD DKXLSJi K
Wrought and Cast Iron and Lead Pip
Hose, Packing, Sewer and Drain Tile.
Steam and Gas Fixtures.
aTBest work at fur price. EstimaW furnished.
Office and shop 219 ISth St. Telephone 1133.
1AA W. YERBURY. Mincer.
Rock Island, 111.
XXCOKFOHATKO C3DKB TEX TEX STAT LAW.
Koek Island Savings Bank,
BOCK ISLAND, ILL.,
Oyn daily from a. bu to 4 p. ou, and Sstarday erenitgs from 7 to 8 o'd jek.
Jl per cent Interest paid on Deposits. Money loaned on Personal, Col
lateral, or Real Estate Security
X r. tXTSOUM. Pre. T C. D2XKXAXS. nce-Prea. J. M. BCTOFJ), Cashier.
T. L. Mitchell. P. erno!da, P. C. Dfnkns&cc. John CnbtstS. H. P. I n3
I nil Mitch. ;-., L. 8'jbob. S. W. Earn. J. M. Bsord,
J Acssoa A Hnw. Solicitors.
Wr-w?!! hern brstiie Jalj 8, 18W, and wiH occupy baxkirg mo a: wUn Mitchell A Lynda
asKC new baa is completed-
See the Stylish Display
SPBffiC MILLINERY GOODS.
The finest ever shown in the City, at
MISS C. HAAS',
Successor to Miss Petersen, So. ITS second avenue, lock Island
"Tas-Ter fittest Kyie in pattern, bata, bonnets, ribbons, laces and fancy irrxxl?,.
House and Sign Painter.
AiXiUi Graining and Papar Hanging.
P. Box 672.
Ehop Fourth Ave. sot. sin and 23d 5ta.
Open for the Season,
iokxavzkux) Joe Huber's Garden,
A magnificent place for clcnies, parties, etc
Manufacturer of all kind of
BOOTS AND SHOES
. watt'rti Shoes a specialty. Hepalrirtf don neatly and promptly.
A bssm af your patronage respodtfoBy solicited.
1618 Second Avenue, Rok Islind. IH.
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDERa
aop corner Twenty-wrond street and Kinti aTenne.
asspared to mato estlmatee ard do all kinds of earpeptef work. OivafhlmatriaL
Nerve S eeda.
tbo wonderf A rtnetiT
im aokl wuli si writ-
riAHIlOOD RESTOIIED !
aMit! to cure all irron diTCams. socb as Weak Memorr.
iomoi Brtia rower. He.Icbe. w skef alnesa. loirt Msntauod. Ms rtlr Kmw
smni, r-erToaxnen. Lamitnde. all drains and loss of power of the b entrance
Ontans In either sex eanswl by or er exertion, youthful emvs. or excesslr.
BMVf tobacco, opium or stimulants wbicta soon lead to lnflrmitT. Cons.mp
tran and insanity. .Put op eonTenient to carry In Text pocket, il per pack
ace by mmll: 6 for $&. Witta ewsry a niMer we tint a written fwfiiii me to curs
or njM CM mo. Circular Irxe. Aiidrms AerTe seed CL, Ckit Mw, Ui.
En salt ia Bock island j Harts & Bahnsen, 3i Ave. and 20Ui street
A Valaa.Ie Uiavroierr Beaalta Ft asm
mm Atleat-Whr etrt ar Biaaitg
.staler Hrwaka' CrtMlig lier.-
aam Url , Explajaitfsa.
Accidental discoTeries are S3metitn(s
STiOig lue Cioat potent to min's aJraaus
meat. This hts been true of some of oar
greael invention-, an! m d; of the ad
vantages we now enjoy are traces ble to
the development of ideas founded on
casual observation. A striking illastra
tion of this obeeivatura is af
iorcca in tne ract tnat csrs sre
now running under the Brooks' crossing
Ttaduct. Fcr weeks the Davenport 4
Rock Island Street ra lwsy syndicate hss
been suffering the pecaniarr loss of
transferring its through passenzers to
horse car before going under the bridge
oecause oi the fear that there was not
room enough under the viaduct for the
cars to clear. One or two experiments
were made and the trolley poles bowed
so mat toe wo eei at ice ena oi tne po e
was thrown oS the wire and in cocse
que nee me power seized, rue wire was
somewhat adjusted, but the electricians
were still in doubts as to the practical
every-day running of the cars over tais
portion of the track. Many solutions of
the problem were propond, discussed and
in turn abandoned. Supt. Will ard. of the
Thorrson-Houtton company, wrestled
with the euvjr-t until be was' wear;
Managing Director Louderftack, of the
Davenport & Rock Island Riiiway com
pany. lay awke nights and thought it
over; General Saperiatendent Schcitser
had a serious attack of insomnia on the
streceth of i'; Suet, of Motive Power
Frederick, lost fcU a pee lite, so crest was
his brain trouble, wnile Assistant Super
i&tendent Hi. I eat out in front of the car
houses on Moliae avenue atd
whittled up a wsgn tongue, in strug-
fiwcg with the matter. Fia3:y the cm
pscy's experts KciieJ that one o' three
things was necessary if the elecTic cars
were to raa thro&sh to Mo'ice on tie oM
line the present cirs must be seat back
to St. Louis an i lover ones ordered in
their p"ac, or the cars in use must go up
and cross oer the track or the v a-Juct
must be raised. This Utter alternative tt;
decided upon as affording the best way
out of the aiSculty. The rsross were
applied to and the Rock Island coarte :ns
lv agreed to raife its b::dge, while the
Buriington. with equal public spirit, said
it would follow suit. ThU brought peace
ti the distressed railway people,
but the thought of the delay occasionel
by such an operation remained. One day
last week relief that was sweet and last
ing came, and with it the exemplification
of the theory that accidental discoveries
are of times valuable. A motormia
on a red line electric car. after pro
ceeding as near to the viaduct as he c. u.'d
go to meet the horse car trats'er, let his
brake eff wh le te went to the rear of the
car to change the gates, etc , when to t is
surprise the car strrted aid before he
could eain the front pNtform it shot
around the cure and under the bridge.
The troliey kept the wire although tte
power circuit hid tot betn con
nected. But the cr a. tie the run
all r'ght acd was under the via
duct bt-fore the motorneer realized
what hud happened. The conductor
too, was almost struck dumb with amaze
ment and for a moment ttey looked at
each other in sileut ir.q lirj as to the best
move next. They dida't know whether
they had better go ahead or back up, or
whether they had not better desert the car
and flee, leaving tae company to make
the startling discovery of a car on the
upper side of the viadu-.t. Finally they
determined to get bick on e west sice
as soon as possible if they had to pish
the car by main force. The thought of
going back by motive power donned cn
the motorneer, and reversing his trolley
pole, he applied thi circuit and the car
glided through as smoothly as you please.
Tae circumstances were reported at the
car hou;es, and the cars have been rui
ning since Sunday as far as the Corn
Planter works in Mcline, and tbey wiil
be running to the end of the red line this
week probably. This is the s.ory
Sam Divis tells and hence it
mist be so. On the other hand, how
ever, a steel trolley pole has been intro
duced on one of the ted cars and is giTing
much satisfaction, especially in running
under the bridge, while the poles on the
other cars on that line have been turned
upside down to do away with the bow in
the centre, which has heretofore thrown
the trolley wheel off. But the public
does not care aa to authenticity. An
important discovery has been made, and
the patrons of the road are getting the
benefit so is the road.
It is to be hoped, nevertheless, that the
railroad companies will mt abandon
their determination to raise the bridges.
It would be an improvement, with the
street cars out of the question.
Ixttrsioa 2 a tea for July 4, 1891.
For Fourth of Juiv the C. M. & St. P
railway will sell excursion tickets for one
far and one-third for the round trip.
Tickets on sale July 8 and 4, good to re
turn until July 6. No extension of tim
will be granted. E D.W. Houcss.
TftiA via M.t,MA.. I , .
mv iwj accauueso, tUU TCI TCVJ BO 1 1
those who use Pezzonfs Complexion
Car Pabtie feqaar
Somebody writing from Rock Inland to
the Kansas City Sun has the following
concerning Rock Island's public square;
Rock Island has the fi.est public square
of any city of its size in the Uni'fd Slates.
Spencer square is in tteteart of the city
and the manner in which it Is laid out snd
adorned and ceautitled r fleets great credit
on the citizens of Rock Island and on the
enterprise and artistic taste of Mr. Wit
Ham Jackson, who bad charge of the
work. There are two walks running from
east to west and from north to south,
meeting at right arg e in the cen'er and
two running from opposite cersers and
crosstrg in the cent r. App oxim te 0
the junction of all these wa.ss is a fine
fountain surroundtd bv vaea filled with
rare tro; ical pi .cU. A little to the right
of this is a drinking fountaiu and on
ei btr side of the wa'k leading from the
fountain to the grand stand is a figure of
a reclining lion, while tbeectrarce to the
grand stand is guarded by two marble
At tae western middle entrance is an
immense bronze eagle mounted on a pe
destal of rough granite.with wines spread.
gtz og eastward toward the crtdie of
Liberty. At the eastern entrance is
bue elk looking westward across the
Father of Waters into frobibition Iowa,
very approrrttteiy posed. At the north
ern m:dlle en trance is a hue urn filled
with ex Hie of the tropics and ornament
ed with grimns and dragon. At tb
southern entrance stand similarlT 1 el
urns ornamented with deer's heads an 1
A score or more rt rati sad earthen
urns filitd with fl crs are scattered
through the grout.dK and N-'is of pacMr
ai'1 other popular fl swn hne tfce tw
circular walks, wiiie one m-y si: rr re
cline on one of the man; settees provided
ani maintained, feelin:; tbat the "Keep
On the Grass sign t not a tibcl 03 na
ture ana a inmg to tte n-i'fi .t only
is tne pubiio spint of to Kjck Iva-der
scown in tne construcion uitinten-
ance of this tvetutifu1 p-rk biT it mni
it s"s i stif in Uilerot ws Aa a;r of
fricn'IsbiD- pnh and s -kv wj;i to ail
prvide the town Te sramoie for the
s-mighty "In It WeTrus " has not ds
siroied their regard for their feiiows who
may be less forturi"". All io all R Si
Islai d is a clean, bus ces -like c.;y and
one that will ray acv trve er to c luti
miles out of bis r to we.
The pleasant effect at.d ice d r'ect
safety with wh-.ch la.ties may u- ta-
liquid fruit Uxttire Sjrtip of Fi, under
ai! conditions mase it their favorite
remedy. It is pleasing ti the ere and to
tte taste. Gentle, jet effectual in acting
on the kidneys, liver and bowels.
Mr. Clars, to tne public: I wish to sav
to my friends and the public, that I re
tard Chamberlain's Colic. Cboiera and
Diarrhoea remedy as tbe best nn-niration
in use for coiic n J .it .rraca. It is the
finest selling mecicice I ever bandied, b-
fause it always tie satisfaction. O.
H Clrk. Orangetiie, T x For Sale by
Hartz A; Bahnseo. rlrugsi-f
What is more a tractive the a rrt'T
fecewi'h afresb.,n2htcoa.Dexio;.? For
it, use Pozzoni'a Poder.
J. S. Darrah,
THE .WELL KN'OWX
At No. 1137
s prepared to sell you
Groceries and Provis
ions as low as the
PURE SOLUBLE- CHEAP
Rich. l)igestible. Stimulating. Nourishing.
Having a peculiarly delicious flavor a food, and drink
combined at k half cent a cup and fit for a frir.ee.
MEEST & GOES FARTHEST."
S3-VAX HOCTETS COCOK f--.ee trt.4. .lw.y. aM-d ) u taT.ntrtlB,
f br.pi-i -t v H,mritoul?.irrwS
Ti11' im M ' 'Uri mors psUtabU sn!
V-Lsr, asl. th. w. -id.- Awe for V. H urx-, ... M krr. s-
HE POSITIVE CURE.
Jillt HiiUTUi iS. 64 Warrea Bt, ew Tort fYxeWc
THE MOLINE WAGON.
THE MOLINE WAGON CO,
Fresh Country Produce
Manulacturers ol PABM, SPRGiG and FREIGHT WAGOXS'
A (all and coeolete 11m of VT.Krrow .-a
DAVIS & CO,
A complete stock of
Pipe, Brass Goods, Packing.
Hose, Fire Brick, Etc.
Sole Agenta for
DEAN STEAM PUMPS and
SIGHT FEED LUBRICATORS
We gwirs.3te every ore perf-K'. tzi '
Twenty day's" trial. 10 r
Safety Heating Boilers s:i C'rtrsctors fo
furnishing and ls;ic; 'Water, and
712 First Ave.,
Rxk Island, Llinoii.
Teteptjone llti. Ees.ieLce 1 e'.t phone 100.
ANDERSON COUNTY SOURMASH
$2.50 Per Gallon.
IOI IISr & ADLER,
Removed to 219 Seventeenth Street
- MARKET SQUARE.
JVT. IE. MTJRRIN,
Choice Family Groceries
Ccr. Third avenue ad Twen-y-Crst St , Rjc Island,
A flm-e'.ass stock wf Groear.aa that will be said si kit liwr rr re. A thiti. of public
patrocaee suiicited. ' tt-i
Goods received by
The Tailor. i
CALL AND SiAMnfE.
COIEPLETE IN ALL
rOB CATALOGUES ADPEES
J. C. DUNCAN,'
C. J. W. SCHREINEB,
ontreictor eind. Bu.ild.cr,
' 111 std 112S Fourth avenoe. Beetdenc 1119 Fourth eTence.
specltcailons fonfsbew on all classes of work : aim agent cf Wfller s Patent lnitf
6adic Bltsda. aometniEg new, tyUrkasddesuabla.
v ; BOCK KLAXD. IIX.
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