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this jjadua Wednesday. July i, isoi.
- ; CITY CHAT.
ftttantay will be the glorious Fourth.
h. Lowrj, of Port Byron, was in town
Jr Churchill, of Rapids City, was in
I K. Patten and wife, of Cambridge,
mm i the city yesterday.
Joton Marshall and wife, of Cordova,
wr io the city yesterday.
3t'm Site Kough lett this morning for
Cfc t:gi on a Tixit to friends.
T. U Tugel, of Rapids City, was in
w yesterday with his hat.
SHrs.G. D. Moore, of Port Bjron, vis
htre with friends yesterday.
Mrs. C E. Taylor and children are
vlsfcms relatives in Montpelier, Iowa
Frark Monger and family left this
asoruiog on a visit to friends at Oregon,
The first Spencer fquare concert will
it PTtn by Otto's band Thursday even-
Mrs Jme3 LeClaire and family left
this morning on a visit to friends in Iowa
11. E Weill, of Salt Like City, is in
Van city oa a visit to his sister, Mrs. G
Call on J. E. Reidy for some good bar-
iThios in city property, 13)3 Sscon
IVrli k Cry and A.. II. Hampton er
Tr ii upon iMeir cuues i:s mull carriers-
Miss Anna Bennett left tliis inorsing on
-i ex'eniled vUil to Njw York and other
hV rn i' ;m.
D. Scl.mld has returned fn.m a
two week' visit arrocg rdaMve in Chi
cij: 'n 1 Pittsburg.
AWit S3 conp!e ff yoang people cf
Vtiiscii iil indulge in a social dsncc at
Thft Tower tlii9 tv. ninsf.
Albert Barton and wife h ive a ce-v
iM in t'neir home, and their funily now
sooc-.t.s of two pr!8 and a' boy.
Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Harper, were "at
ionic" ata n yesterday to their friends at
thtir hardiome suburban residence, E m
Messrs. Louis and Monroe Kohn are
moving into the Sears homestead, near
watch tower, which they recently
Ir. aid Mr Morey, of Sioux City,
tm visiting at the residence of Capt
Itobirjson and family, started for home
Joliet defeated Divenport in a pretty
fame yesterday, by a score of 1 to 0
Sbautus, Davenport's new pitcher, made
kit first appearance.
W. P. England, of Fairfljld. 111., suc
ceeds Nils Olsen as assistant secretary of
the Rock Island Y. M. C. A-, and enters
d caon hi dutirs this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Robinson and Miss
fczz'e Dcnkmann, of this city, will be
Mimbera of the Weyerhauser party from
Sft. Faul to Alaska, starting July 15.
The Standard club of the tri-cities in
&3j;ed in a picnic and dance at the tower
7k evening, about 35 couples beiDg pres
nt and all enjoying themselves im
John Gorman and wife, of P.;rry. Iowa,
arrived here yesterday. Mr. Gorman re
laxed to Perry today and Mrs. Gorman
wij remain here a few weeks visiting
Jlilwards & TValsh hava a block of
"Jrltk pavement down on Fourth avenue,
ad it is as n'ce a piece of work as can
Sc found aaywhere. They should be
3rond of it
A: a meeting of the Milan Businc??
"JUtra association last evening the reso
hitions adopttd by the Davenport Busi-j-s
Men's association relative to the ca--!.
were adopted with slight modifica-
The track-laying forces on the Milan
ite reached Seventeenth street and Sev
ruh avenue this morning, and will be
trough now In about a week's time,
afauftger Louderback expects to have cars
Tunning by electriciy by July 9.
J- Wu"ce Craig, of Port Bynn, and
3? bui Linde, of Gilchrist, took out a
xarriogo license on Monday, but there
was a little hitch in the proceedings some
where, and J. Wallace came back and can
aslxid his mortgage on Ililma. anil re
xxlns in singls bhssednass.
J. K. Johnston received a letter from
ka daughter. Mrs. Francis Murphy this
ao.Tiing, stating that the accident to the
Swa in which she and her husband were
wagers near Rosebud, Mont., was
maeli more serious than reported. That
Kj. Murphy and herself were thrown in-
tin; water and Mr. Murphy sustained
frurture of the nose, but that both are
Tiling along nicely now.
Ised in Llillions of Homes
THE OFFICIAL ESTIMATES.
The Cost of the Two Canal Routes
at Rock River.
The D. etdrd iir -reace ail Haw It is
Accounted f.r-Bome Figures
all fehoold Read.
Btlow will be found published for the
first time the estimates tccompanying
the official report on the two routes for
carrying the Hennepin canal by the rapids
at Milan. Tnese estimates with the
recommendations of the engineer depart
ment, formed the basis for tne action of
the secretary of war in formally adopting
the southern route as the -one on which
the canal was to be built. The estimates
for cost of right of way were based partly
on statements of owners and partly on
Capt. Wheeler's j atigrcent, and aotjon the
formal agreements which were subse
XOKTHEK.V HOT I K.
E-T1M VTI OF COST OP EXCAVATION AND EMEASK-
Item. Cu Yd. Price. Anw.mt.
Einbkmt cortu Fidu
t'urr'o I-land (tanh.i. 6.Sfl .15 SUSK
Embkmt across Cut.o5
(eanh) 4.51U .15 CTti.50
E likmnt imr'.h Ue
YaudrfMsl. (earth i .-JO-I'.M .1" 3,'"W!.4-
Exvav. Sear's canal
(h.ird-ia.D M.l6 ,M i'. 5TS.00
Emokit tear's canal
(e;:rrli 1C.425 .15 S.i;5.-2:
Emlikiiuit Sears' canal
nii-ra,.) 1,t l.:' l.-li.0i'l
E!'it;i:nt !k .to Turk"-
ti i in!i rr.-1-1 .is jirti.Oi
Km ilini: ,k !o '1 urk'y
Irisii'i 1,-ip-rapi B'-'ll 1 J V.i . t
Ei".idk!ui on Tikcy i'l-
:rl (i-art.il 3..i'i tu.
Euit'Kiiiu. on !i'(h '."rc
a'x.VL' lock 37 (oariK). .15 l'.'.'
tvTl HATE OK O..VT or Ml l l'Il KK--.
D m '). :'. it f-ct iii's.
. y,i ;m.
II v i-... j i : -, , r i
Hi:. Invuy and 1 1. ' : e track rai.ica1. Iiriiiji.-
( 'iibi:in':ini. iiiivn: )
-I'ii:!c irfit'K railiM-i-t lri'!L-c ('ti'v-r).
Lu'i.Nu. :V. '.i i. ft 1: rt
r-' u"fidt l' i -l
I cUciUi.'. .('.Ili.I.b ut (''-
fr-!tii co-": i Ki'jiif o;- way.
'". t I'.-icc Tot?.
0U T. Acrci
M I'. o.-
':ii'.n.?h NiR b!;;-; i 47
T. .1 . ltuiiiiniii 14.S5
in civ IJiVt-r tnual t.l..i
L'n k ! .. iHCfui.e
old tX' av liou. . ...
Crah'iiir cr':on Hii11-,
(ratiaui t. Co 1 IT
t.iv, i;;inr: es-a-e ft M
John oaU'gfr 15. Mt
Philip iMusjirdine.... 4.1
pel Acre 1
estimate of cost of ex avation and eubak-
Item. ci. Yds Prxe Amount
Embankm't from dam
1 todrm S (earth)... 2,155 1.15 t 323 45
Exc .vation guard lock
to Mill creek (rarth) 50.970 .15
Excavation guard lock
to 11:11 creek (rock) . 22 098 1.50
Embankm't guard lock
to Ml 1 creek (earth) 14,3-0 .15
Embankm't Mill creek
to highway (earth). . 132.S00 .25
Eniha.ikra't Mill creek
to h gliway (rip-rat ) 14,5W 1 5
Excv.tlon Mill crei k
to highway (earth).. G,MS .15
Excavutton highway to
lock :jt (earthi 55.S29 .15
to :ock Mfearth).... 80.475 .15
Excavat on lock 36 to
lock 37 (pa th) 133,v .15
Embankm't lock 30 to
lock 37 (earth; 53.S70 .15
35 140 00
8. CSl 40
IO':" 1J.47 4'i
tsTIM.VTEor COST Ot HTHtXTUUEa.
uHn .o. i : i rt lou'. rt hiirh ; lti.4ivj
Culvert 8 inch I.'"""
W'ate weir. 100 ft Ions
Hiahwav bridge (nivoti
Slu'!i- tracii ra'lrond bridge (pivot)
1.01-i; Xri :r. h fr nr.
larui brblie l.iu
weir, ou i: toil
Lock No. 37, U ft lift ' .'.
Kcelers' divcliiius (3
Pen.ii.'', 45 ui.lc at ii.'O
ESTIMATE OF COST OF RIOIIT OF WAT.
Owner. -0 OI ' rice Total
Ltikeii A: Barliman.... (, s-i
Ilunnah New-burg 4 -.14
M T Johnson s.'.ir
per acre. c t
! ',' 00
John Timliili 1-54U
U i. Cunkitt 1 Mi Inn
Sears Bro'. (inclmlee
water power nshts) . . 4.M
r W Mother It fri
ttnbt-i 3 s
Ti.e Hauson K-tate.. .lj 5
The Va-Hlruff Estate. . j :j;
reler fries 2ft liO
Swan Johnson Est,3--O0
uamaL'L-s ileni.intle J. 0 05
Div u beale o.ll
Paul Ilar.lna le s.dej
A Peterson S30U for
David 1 nyae 3 ih
total cost or each boi'te
.-S10 3U-J 10
,Il!m4 Koine. oute.
Kxrwuiion ad cmv,ankment.S ts.wig . i4i'.x47
Strurtures.... 37.425 tftiiSos
HiL'Ilt Of WIT .ml aili.B Sa.UM . lS.WJ
Coutingeiicieg, 10 per ant 45.3i5 37.41J
Total Sl'.,7i Ml 1.559
E. E. Parmenter, attorney ai law .
TH!cea c.-llections, loans money aud will
atr-.-nJ to any legal business intrusted to
him. O.ihjo, postofflce block. Rock Isl
and,' Ills. da&wly
The only corrplesion powder in tha
world that is wi'hou'. viiiri'y. wii.-out
iujury to :he user and witlmut dubt a
purifier, i3 Por-ziai's.
P'.-7.Zin'.'s Coinpiexioti Powder iro.
dttces a soft and beautiful kin; it com
bines every rlt!Bi"nt of beati'y and )!:rity
40 Years the Standard
SCHOOL MATTERS .
Last Evenlac' Mi-ettn r the Board
f Edaea'tam A ppoiataeot. Etc.
The board of education met in special
session last evening at the residence of
Dr. C. Bernhardt, lil the directors being
present. President Faith in the chair.
A sewer assessmeat of $125 on Twenty
seeond street was ordered paid.
The bids for th s new No." 7 building
were opened and! were found to be as fol
lows: Hugh Ralston, $23,800; Collins'
Bros, 833 479; W A. Gathrie, $33,685;
C. J. W. Schrtiner, $31,540; John Volk
& Co., 31.412.
Yolk & Co. on the faee of the proposi
tions had the lowtit bid, but that firm de
clined to include cement plaster. Hence
C. J. W. Schreiner was cinsidered the
lowest bidder. The matter was referred
back to the architect and Mr. Schreini-r
to confer and repoit at the nest meeting
with a view to having the cost reriuced if
possible, and with the p.ss biliry of re
Prof. G. E. Griffith wa9 appointed
teacher of music for the entuiog jetr
at $700 per annum.
The resignation of Miss Lulu ChurcLi 1
a3 teacher of First and Second grades at
Building No. 6, was presented and ac-c:-ptei,
and MissL-lu Ctrlton was trans
ferred from No. 1 o fl'.l the vohncv, at
55 w monih, wllle Mls Bridie 2? an
was appointed tea.:her at 53 per m'-.nih.
B. H. K::.ilj;i,l as reappointed trunut
ofiicer for the year atf4' p-jr c,t,n:h
Tbe salary of Piincip.J L C. D-uth
erty, .f Dui'dinc No. 1, ws r. :v rcti
to ? I ,o; mi pi r fcnnt m.
Ti.o N'Htd hc'5 ttned to Pritl ir ever -
A ni:esu;te of r-. -m-is ht-iug ar.";r.2'.:d
for the bt.ard in Xitci'-e'.l & Lycut's -Lei
'i'ile fc-.ierl inn.
Y -t .r.i-.y's ten ui ek-ctiou resulted ia
B. Fcr.;uon over
J l.-:;. fci tallow?:
G-ituv KU 'z tb v.;
-T""! ..: ! 84S
Ier uaot; s ir.:ijr:t.-, 0:7.
Tht result snows a li;hi vote ar.d little
interett, and it is iot surprisicg mat Mr.
Fruson for thre months the antounced
candidate should lave been elc.ed. nis
anxiety, however, for the pUce na'urally
aroused such susp ci n, that a few weeis
go 1 he Arocs h'ivinj? heard that he was
the candidate of the A. P. A.
society, endeavored to ascertain
if such was the case, but Mr. Fer
guson while evading the question
in one sense unhesitatingly asserted that
if elected he would cot be prejudiced
against good teachers in the public
schools because of their faith . He stated
that if tfce A. P A. organization was
using him to maki an issue in the elec
tion it was without his knowledge though
it might be that ?hat society was sup
porting tim. Ucdersuch circumstances
there was coorgaaiz d opposition to Mr.
Ferguson, aithouch tae lack of enthn-i-
asm attending Lis osndi.lacy ls.l tbe lttb-r-ine
people to lams there was an oppor
tunity to secure retireseatatioa on the
board ia accordance wi;h a long cb8-ished
desire, and hence the candidacy of
Gustav K!k:z. The Argcs wi.s
asked Monday afternoon to announce
his candidacy, aad it did so, not
only as the candidate of the laboring
people, but with ta? conscientious belief
that Le would bfcre made an excellent
sch ool director, and h-d his name been
formally presented a few days earlier
The Argcs is coi.SJen: he would have
Managing Director D. H. Louderback,
of the Davenport & RocH Island street
railway company, arrived at the Harper
from Chicago this morning, and wlI re
main here several days looking afur the
interests of the system.
Speaking of tht running of cj.rs uader
fe Brooks' viadtct, he said the presunt
running arrangement was not giving satis
faction, nor would it until the bridcs
wre raised, which the railroad companies
had promised to do. "The cars are
merely coasting tnder the crossing under
tbe present arringem?at which is not
permanent." he Slid, "and the stee: trol
1 y pole is not a nolution of the difficulty.
It does not yield ind bend as the other
pole dand is do ng a great deal of damage
to iur over-head equipment. Besides
our truck ii too low under the crossing,
and in a peiod o ' wet weather would be
in fWig'-r from irunda'.ion. The only per
roanci way out ; the di.lirjlty is the
r,-in;; nf tae bridges 10 i.iches as the
raiiro nl.- hsve iig-eed to do." '
ileierritg to tl e curve put ia on the
Rock Island it Y.lnu line at the corner
of Ssveuth utid Ilievtuth, against which
mucfc corr.plaint La. been made, Mr.
Loude-k-ick said . "Tiiat is not perma
nent. It is 01 ly p aced there un
til the proper cu ves for that pttia, and
a'so at Seventeetth cr,n be uianufsctured.
As soon as they rrive they will 1 e put
Albert Erwia, editor of the Leonard,
Texas, G.-aphia, says: "For the cure of
cramps in the stomach Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera Aid Diarrhoea Remedy is
the best and most sneedy I ever used."
Many others wh 3 have tried it entertain
the same opinio-i. For sale by Eartz &
THE 8TANDARD OIL OCTOPUS.
Very Buy Jost Now Getting a Grip mm
til Whole of Europe.
New York, July 1. A cable dispatch is
published here about the Standard Oil
company's operations in Europe,deseribing
it as having gained a, controlling interest
in the coal oil trade of Germany, Italy,
Holland, and Belgium, and as likely to
absorb the interests of its only formidable
rival on the continent of Europe, the Rus
sian firm of Nobel Brothers. William T.
Wardwell, the treasurer of the Standard
Oil company, was questioned with refer
ence to the stories, and replied:
- Pimply "Extending: Its Business."
"All that we want to say on the subject
is simply this: We are extending our bus
iness abroad . by all legitimate means as
widely and as rapidly as we can. In tier
many especially, we are forced by Rnssian
couipotition to keep the prices as low as
possible. There is no outcry in Germany
against this, as the result of the extension
ot our business; the outcry comes from
oar Kus'siau competitors. Meanwhile we
are going ahead, withumt pin ing attention
to tue acciL.tions o "monopoly,' eic,
proseeutinu: our busities abroad in a pe r
tectly legitimate aud simply mercantile
FAILURES FOR SIX MONTHS.
A Great Increase Over 1S!, but Trade
4 onrlition Fairly Healthy.
New Yoke. July 1. i'he business fail
ures for the first six mouths of the present
year are reported by K. G4 Dun A: Co. to
uuruler rl,i)74 as against, 5,:K duriiiif tlie
same period ia i .). The iucrerw or l -:)
f.'.iluivs ii v,t:-i:-u:i!v lar.
of the li.tbili
nin nii t owi-i
t.-.iie;! in IV'l
' y l! e i.ti'ic- wuii have
:iiini-;i c'.KX-i -:.'". whi:e
f. r the s.'.ine p.ei-i'v! i.; 1
im.i..)oi). iiiiiic.t' inv i!
' l lit-v Were oii.y
ti.l! lei Ol -..."''."
Still ti.f iu;'..:!i Is I , U,-.,t.
Xwtw i.i.r'n..;;; the v-.r.-ine e: i-.it ,f
sviKvi-. ,k' t ft-i.tn .i!: j. rtiiuis at
'.he eii!!i-:y tuniishti! t..r li- -tni-Ai-ttual
I'.:-;:iv's On'l-.k. irtil:.-:.!. a t.'.ir.y
l t-nU!!' en,, iiii.-i; isf ta.;.: , :.. '.!) t
pr-s!-r. ts in view r-t l.,e. i.:-Z i'.i- :v;..-e i
vvuil.u ff. hi tl'i '.".:m Tors. Hini a,iie ia
d 1 i a i e ii 1 1 M- : i-.-s.
lvei'ovil N;oniil 4.?ie.
Ch: a..o. .in'.y I. YVs,w.l:iv's s-ores pt
h.ie bull i-f ' iea-.i" cinl-s v.i re as
foll..w-: At i!r u Llyu li:-., kl ::, 4, lv .s.
t'jli. 1. At I':ii!.iU'I.''.il.-l iJl:ii:nle.;ii.;H. 2:
New York, 3. At i'H-rs;iati (Inr-inn ai.
4: Clevvhtui'.. '. At Clmr.ict (. I.i .i., c,
A.s.six-iati-m: At il.i-t.,n Ii. s;, n, Vk
Washinutivn, 4 At Ci.i-M4i.bu-- Colum
bus, 2: Cituirtiari. f,. At PhKu.'.elphia
Athlet4e, s: bafc ikw.re. At S;. Louis
fit. Louis. H: Lot-.isviiW. fi.
Western: At Denvtr Minneapolis. 7;
Denver, 5. At Omaha iou.v City, 4;
Omaha, i. At Liucoki Miinvankee, 5;
Lincoln. A. At Kansas City Dnlitth, 0;
Kansas City, 10.
Illinois-Iowa: At Ottumwa Ottumwa,
5; Rockford, 1'2. At Dvenport Daven
port, 0: Joliet, 1. At Quiucv Quincy, V;
Ottawa, 3. "
The Cleric Mnmk the Mayor.
Duluth, Minn., July 1. Monday the
city clerk' refused to issue a license to a
circus. The mayor, accompanied by the
clrens aaent. went to his ottk-u nxid de
manded that the lioense should he issued.
Ilurke, the cVerk, stoMdry r-rused, wiierv
uijn the mayor, who espial the license
lyiiitj mi the Aesk, Kral!ied it, snyinc: "I'll
cR-K-ver It then." The lek iinmediately
closed with l:rs honor ami finally wizoii
him by tbe throat, sl'skins? him like a
SerrWs (.-esa rat. Thu hiaynr offered no
resistance, but atfoniptusl to escape.
A CKost tory from Miiinesnta.
LAKE Crvs-TAL. Mhuu.. Julv 1. The
home of liou in Nelson, eiirhs miles wt-st
f hes, is the wens of miwh excitement.
Nelson's ihiajhter Annie. IS years old.
senilis to be accompanied by invisible
saints that top ou t'.ii- i.ilih's. Aoors, a:iu
etstrwhere. Antrkfes of clofinjj and jew
elry tli-appe-ar and no tfaoe of them can be
found. ?tiiauje noises wcei.r in the day
time and ot nii;!it v. hen Annie is home,
but cease whn slie aoes a.vny The cirl
reports that .-lie sees a "i.ite dove with
book Ml its moti: h about tuehouse lj:it tiv"
one else can It hold it.
The Insnranre 4 'tin; panics w ort Suspicions.
LovnoN. Jul-y 1. The body of the Knil
Tity maptmte Mclronry, who died 'some
weeks atro, has lx-en distinlrfiTei. Toe
leasou is that his life was insiired Ti.r
More than tl,(M).tnj, and the insurance
companies Kcstfcted sufefde by poisii.,
which would voicf the ;oheios. it n ivs in-teniit-d
to keep tLtf move q.uiet i.nd if no
priison was found to keep it secret foivyer,
but the matter leaked out. '.'
Andrews Spoken at ken.
GU'lfESTKR. Jirass., July 1. The dory
Mermaid, O.ytain Audrews. was poken
on June Si by the schooner Delia W. T.-rr
of this city sixty-three miles off Highland
ltht. Captain Am)rews reported that lie
was very tired, having had no sleep for
Seized a Ship Lund of (liiiituneu.
Vict.kva. B. C, July 1. The custom
Louste officii: has seized the aloop Flora,
of Seattle, lor.ded with Chinami'n prepu--itur
fc lie smuggled across the straits. A
fine of 400 was imposed.
Lituj Mecnrat ion.
Mr. FltiMways (reproachful-) That
lamp always gave a very good light, rsy
dear. Why have yoa put it into petti
coats? Harper's Bazar.
On r GriUirun.
Rap-j; Qneer miswonary tliey sent out
to th Cannibal islands last month.
Should think they would send a peacea
Bagg What was the matter with
itagg Got into a broil with the na
tives very first , thing. Detroit Free
1 T'! '. l --fi
1 i -'A.
' ?i .. f ls J ' -T. il
"We shall offer three numbers
Lot 1 19 cts- pair
Lot2 25 cts. paii
Lot 3 35 ct3 pair
AKIC KOW SHOWING
Three Times as Larro a Steel: cf
As aisy otlicr fiir.iiar
1EMANN & SALZMANN,
Nos. 1525 and 1527 Second Avenue,
And Nos. 124, 126 and 12S
We have everything used by. Artists.
Etchings, Engravings j
and Picture Framed
Have all been REDUCED.
Give us your patronrge
and you will be treated well.
ADAPTS WALL PAPER CO.,
310. 312 and 314 Twentieth Street.
--.iM.lii it .. m-UJL
'VS1 kJtr or carpenter work a 6! ia'.ty . '
ST. JAMES HOTEL,
Comer Tweity-third etreet and Fourth aremie. - . . . . TOCK ISLAND, ILL-
J. T. RYAN, Proprietor.
Tbii tionae tag Jaat been refitted throughout and ia now In A Vo. 1 condition. It la a flrat- claf
1 1.00 per day houee and a desirable family botel.
Ladies' Pure Silk Qlois
We will close the remain
of Ladies'jpure silk gloves, aa
ucu at ;o cts. ax . i-v:
Colors black, tans, slates.
LADIES' SHIRT WAISTa
New assortment just in, ma:
oi various iabncs.
& - flMMMm
csriulihrai tit ir. tL: c.'y.
IS A FLAVOR
twit ic 1 nunoiTc
IIIHI Ivl H IftlUtlllL.
J.H. 1 jiii 1 1. -IWU'ujmiihii mmm lumu jii'.
?lr,s vj-l t!aate for til t;ide of bui