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THE ABGUB, TUESDAY. JULY 7 1891.
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twr. tie method and results Tvien
j .wi.,7irs tr the taste, ana acts
Utlvret promptly on tbe Kidneys,
t ivef and Bowels, cleanse? the sys
u n- Ht i;Cr.p1a rolls, head-
aches and fevers and cures habitual
nlv remedy of its kind ever pro-
duceu, pleasing to me mci .1 uu ay
ceptable to tne sioniacu, pump m
its action and truly beneficial in its
pTec!?, prepared only irom ine mosi
m'ssv excellent qualities commend it
to ail and have made it the most
wralar remedy known.
jfvrcp of Figs is for sale m 50c
and'Sl tetfe hY aI1 lead n& rug
Any reliable dru'gist who
Lay not have it on hand will pro
cure it promptly for any one who
wishes to try iu Do not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
S1V FRANCISCO. C4L.
IDUIiVILLS, AX A'f -V YORK, H.Y.
jfYtH HI. !t..i BUilES
1 in,iv- I f 5
C. C. TAYLOR.
Fiuit jars ami jlly glasses
CLeap susar: plenty of frnii;
eveiy body is using jars and
glasses. 1 shall try i ot to be
without a good supply, of the
best quality. Sf peaking of fruit
jars,-Lave you tiied the disc
imnirtser caps? Same cost as
Import orders fVr fire china
are beginning to come in. Will
Lave much to show during July,
Or. M. Looslky.
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E. W. HURST,
-ATTORNEY AT Law
':0'C ISLAND, ILL
J- E. REIDY,
J1" American cua . rand Pl'K Mich.,
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1803 Second Avenm
Howe Taltorp. Ver
Entertaining Discussions at Last
Night's Council Meeting.
Aid. HnestaK Vllently Assails the
(Street Railways, and ae's a
eorehinc Reply Other
Hatters ot Interest.
Tbe regular monthly meeting ot the
council last evening was attended by
many interesting features.
Quite aa amusing little discussion grew
out of a question raised by Aid. Huesing
relating; to a bill of $11 presented by
City Clerk Koehler for recording vital
statistics. Aid. Huesing thought this
duty devolved upon the health commis
sioner, and that the amount of the bill
should be deducted from the salary of
that official. He therefore, presented a
motion to that effect. All, Corken
moved as a substitute that the bill be
An opinion from City Attorney Haas
and an explanation from City Clerk
Koehler were requested. The former
stated that the council could not in jus
tice to either the city clerk or health
commissioner ignore this bill as present
ed. However, if the council chose to
take steps in tbe future to have the health
commissioner discharge those duties, it
could do so by ordinance. The city
e'erk explained that previous to the adop
tion of the health commissioner system,
the department was regulated by a board
of health composed of three physicians,
and the city clerk as clerk of the board
was compensated for the additional duties
of recording the vital statistics.
Tbe council btd since continued that
practice. Aid. Corken's motion was then
put and carried unanimously. Aid. Hue
sin? explaining his vote in the affirmative
by stating that he had no objection to
allcwing the bill to the city clerk. He
mere'y thought it should come out of tbe
When the committee on tire and light
was called. Aid. Corken the chairman,
reported tbe signing of a contract for a
system of electric fire and police alarm
and the purchase of a first-class hose
wagon from the Kevere Rubber company
of Chicago. The wagon, which
is to be delivered within 40 days,
will be of the latest design, which is be
ing adopted in all tbe larger cities, and is
to cost $450. Tbe weight of the vehicle,
which somewhat resembles a police patrol
wagon, is 1,800 pounds. The width of
the box is three feet ten inches by eight
foct ten inches in length, while its width
between bub and hub is six feet three
incbes. The box is of hard wood. ele
gmtly finished, and the axles, springs,
e'c.. are made of the best material to be
Aid. Bladel offered an ordinance which
was adopted by unanimous vote, provid
ing for tbe following up of the paving on
Fourth, Third and Moline avenues
with substantial walks of either brick or
tile, and forbidding the use of plank
walks hereafter on those thoroughfares.
Now by applying its regular ordinance
pertaining to sidewalks, tbe council can
secure good walks through tbe portion of
Rock Island now being paved, as is the
case in the other paved districts.
The ordinance for the paving of Third
avenue from Twenty fourth to 2?inth, of
Nineteenth from First to Third and of
Commercial alley was called up by Aid.
IIui s'.ri ard aTter some discussion in
which Aid. K iox opposed the provision
for tbe paving of Commercial alley, passed.
The city attorney was instructed to secure
judgment at the November term of court
in order that work may commence early
With reference to tbe priyer of the
Davenport & Rock Island railway com
pany to abandon the Ninth street line
south of Fourth avenue without jeopar
dizing the remaindor of that line. Aid
Kennedy reported adversely on the
petition, and Aid. Huesing promptly mov
ed the adoption of the report. Tbe
matter was briefly discussed and various
opinions expressed, and finally referred
buck to tbe committee for a written re
port at the next meeting.
Aid. HuetiDg called upon tbe street
and alley committee for a report on the
girder riil being put down by tbe Rock
Inland & Moline street railway on its line
through the city. Aid. Kennedy, the
chairman, reported that the committee
hid investigated the rail at tbe close of
tbe council meeting on tbe night that it
was brought up, and was satisfied that
the rail was unobj-ctionable.
Aid. Huesing then took the floor for a
speech which was directed entirely at the
owners of tie Milan road and Managing
D:rector Louderb&ck in particular. This
rail matter be gravely asserted, was not
to be laughed at, and it was his opinion
that the street and alley committee should
have a raking ovr tbe coals for treating
it lightly and neglecting its duty in tbe
premises. He expressed his regret that
Mr. Louderback was not present in order
that he might hear what he (Mr. Huesing)
had to (ay. Tbe syndicate, the alderman
charged, with being ready to take advan
tage of the city at any and all times. He
balieved the disposition of the syndicate
toward the city was such that this com
mittee (the street and alley) should take
the opposite action to any recommenda
tions of "this man Louderback", who,
Mr- Huesing said, had misrepresented his
intentions before the council, had proms
ised one thing and done another, had
given his word to pat down one kind of
rail and had adopted another, had got
all he could out of the council, and had
then refused to comply with a little re
quest to put a few planks in tbe Milan
bridge. Tbe speaker entered into a long
tirade against the girder rail and the
temporary curves at Fifteenth and Sev
enth and Seventeenth and Seventh.
Furthermore, he accused Manager Loud
erback of being before the council and
representing that it was not necessary to
have the consent of property holders for
an electric rail railway, whereas he knew
in his own heart he was not speaking the
truth. "Did any of you aldermen take
the trouble to look tbe law up in this mat
ter?" inquired the alderman on the floor.
"I did, and am satisfied that Mr. Louder
back was deliberately speaking what he
knew to be untrue when he made his
statement to the council. What does he
take us forT Farmers? Does he take
you and I and the rest of us for a pack of
farmers here that don't know anything?
He seems to think that way, and I tell
you gentlemen this man is not to be
trusted. I would not trust him with my
private business, and I don't think the
city council discharging public business
ought to trust him. He has deceived us
and has deliberately told us what was
not true and what he knew all the time to
be untrue. It will be a perfect outrage
if the city council allows a fellow like
this to hoodwink us."
Such were the remarks in substance of
Aid. Huesing, which in tone and detail,
if anything, snowed even more vehemence
and animosity than the cutline given.
Aid. Corken simply replied that be was
willing to stake his reputation that the
rail being put down on the Milan road
was not only in accordance with speci
fications, but the best that had ever been
laid in the city.
Myr McUonocbie asked if there was
anyone present to speak for Mr. Louder
back, aud William Jickson replied that hi
was prepared to do so. that Mr Louderaack
had requested bim to be present to speuk
for bim if neccs-ary. R ferring to Aid.
UuesiPtf'a rem -rkf M,-. JWsun sid it
was verv evident that he hnd not been
talking as an alderman and Dot as an oiii
ciftl, but that there must be some persoial
feeling behind it. That is the most
wrongful thing that can be done. That
is sot tbe province of an alderman. The
speaker had been told by Mr. Louderback
that Mr. Huesing hud been working
against him and that he had gone outside
of his official duties to antagonize him
(Louderback) "Mr. Liuderback." said
Mr. Jackson, "is an honorable man. I
have known bim for 30 years, and his
word is as good as any man's in this
council. Tbe Chicago eyedicate owning
the street car lines, sent him here as its
representative head, asked him to come
as a man of experience to remodel the
system. He saw where mistakes had
been midc in the layioe out of the lines,
such as tbe Ninth street extension, and
he has ssed tbe council to relieve the
company of some of the burdens It had as
sumed by simply asking tbe council to
permit it to abandon some of its track."
Mr. Jackson, in referring to Mr. Hues
ing's attack upon the syndicate and the
charge that it had sought to take advan
tage of the city, on any and all occasions
forcibly spoke of the fact that
there was no man in Rock Island whose
lot was not worth at least $100 by reason
of the syndicate coming here. The im
provements which these gentlemen have
made have put money into the pockets of
every man wLo owns property in Rock
Islnnd Mr. Huin's hlso. "Now," said
Mr. .TaRsun, "you have got these men
here with their capital. If you treat
them rightly, as you have done, other
outside capital will follow, but if you an
tagonize outside capital'you can't get them
tocome here. If you would have outtile
capital come here and invest here, you
should grant some help when it is asked,
especially when a company is doing as
this one is, its best to help the people "
"I don"t like," Mr. Jackson said, "tbe
disposition Mr. Huesing is showing here,
of standing here in bis official capacity
and ehowing such a violent dislike to a
man and speaking of him in such a way.
If Mr. Huesing says Mr. Louderback is a
liar, I say it is untrue, and I know where
of I ep-ak, for I know the man and have
known of his business reputation and
his etanding among business men. As I
said before, it is not officially that Mr.
Huesing speaks. There is something
personal behind it. That his represents
tions here are without foundation is
sbown in what tbe company has done.
Do not the entire improvements indicate
a purpose to do right by the people. We
have tiie finest cars here that there are in
any city of our size and a means of tran
sit unexcelled in any other city in this
"As to the Eleventh and Seventh ave
nue curves," Mr. Jackson said, "those, I
am assured by Mr. Louderback, are only
temporary and all that he asks is a little
patience. He has a great load on his
shoulders and the council should
continue to be patient with the
company. If Mr. Huesing thinks the
people of this -city will echo the sen
timents he voices here tonight he is
grievously mistaken. Business men to a
man teklize what Mr. Louderback In do,
ing here, and they know that no citizen
in the 54 years of our historv as a citv
has done what this one man has in three
Replying to Mr. Jackson, Mr. Huesine
said.he defied anyone to show that he
nad any personal feeling toward tbe com
pany. He realized what it - had done for
Rock Island. He believed though, that
the company was only desirous of getting
au it wanted from the citv. and that Mr
Louderback had sought to deceiva the
city and that he bad told what he knew
to be untrue. The alderman held he did
not care what Mr. Jackson or anv of tte
councilmen thought about it, he proposed
to ?o bis duty as he saw it.
Mr. Jackson calling up again the mat
ter of Mr. Louderback's expression be
fore tbe council that it might not b9
necessary to secure the consent of the
property holders, said that he himself had
torn Mr. Louderback that it was a auess
tion whether it was necessary to get the
consent and had put the idea into his
head, but that Mr. Louderback had never
attempted to take advantage of such a
statute even if it existed and had alreadv
gotten the consent of property holders
lor any desirable route. So that even if
he thought he had discovered that there
was an error with regard to it not being
necessary to secure th-: consent if prop
erty holders, Mr. Louderbick bad shown
no disposition to take Hdvsntase of it
The Schnell plat was presented by Aid.
Evans and accepted, after a motion by
Aid. Kennedy that a 30 foot strip on the
south side be r. scrvu.l f.r a street was
defeated. The projectors of the plat are
willing to make reasonable concessions
for a street, but are not willing to yield
to unjust propositions.
Aid. Knox presented a resolution for
the paving of Market square. It was
adopted and the council adjourned.
We off.-r $U reward for any case of
ca'arrli that CMinot he cured by tnkicg
Hull's Catarrh Cun
F. J Cheney & Co., Props.,
V e, the undersigned, dhvu known F.
J. Chpney for the last 15 ye-trs. wnd bo.
neve iii;i pir.Vcij h n.oiMu la tli busi
ness transactions, and tinincialiy able to
cmry out any obligations made by tneir
West & Truix, Wholesale Druggist. To
Walning, Kinnnn & Marvin, Whole
sale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internailv.
acting directly upon tbe biood and mu
cous surfaces of the system. Price 75c
per bottie. SiM by all druugists.
Of Davenport & Rock Island Street
Railway Company for right of way
Public notice t hereby piven to nil pernors in
terested, that at meeting i f the cit j council or
tneciivoi nocsii,nn. to te held at the city
the nndeiYtpned l avenjiori riork Is ami Street
Ktilway company will pr,ent to fid c.ty council
a petition ask ng for the p-ip-a e of an ordinance
pranting toil tin- riht f build. nMntalii and
operate for a period of ter.t? year, a inele or
donble truck railway, forrnunine therein b lcc
nie power, car- for the trnniorUti in of jpaenen-
fcorp aiuugc "c jum'wii:r romp in aata city: com
mencing on the l orth line of Fifth (5) avenne on
Mncteccth tl9 street, thence south, on Ktneteenth
(191 street to Six h (6) aTenue to the last line of
1 weniy-nrsi tiree .
Kock Iflanrt. ill.. July 7. 101.
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FOR SALE BY DAVID DON.
AT KIM STREET GABDEK8,
THURSDAY, JULY 9, 1891,
At 8 p. m. riven by
Prof. Otto's Military Band,
20 pieces: 20 ,
Street Cart direct to Garden.
Place on sale today a stock of over $100,000.00 in general merchandise,
which they are bound to reduce about one half within the next six weeks.
We are willing to sacrifice $50,000 00 of our stock in order to make our
extensive alterations without interfering with our architects, mechanics,
and workmen during the changes. We have had architects engaged for
several weeks preparing plans, drawings and specifications for extensive
changes and enlargement of our stores to such an extent as to almost
, amountlto a rebuilding, and we find ourselves so cramped for space that
we have the only alternativejof making a gran
Sacrifice Clearing Sale
to give us room in which to work. RED HOT BARGAINS in every de
partment in our six stores- We are obliged to make this turn in six weeks,
and shall make every effort to reduce the time a few days, if possible. The
first cuts will be keen, severe and decisive. There is always an advantage
to early customers in a:sale of this kind, where duplicates will inot be had
when lots' on hand are exh austed.
1712. 1714. 1716, 1718. 1720 and 1722 8kcont AvEim.
Celebrate The '
FOURTH OF JULY
FTRE CRACKERS, large and small, TORPEDOES, all sizes,
SKY ROCKETS from 1 ounce to 1 pound. .
Roman Candles, Mines, fjpents,
StarJet?, Tourbons, Volcanoes,
Flower Pots, Hot Air Balloons, Red Fire.
Wholesale and Retail.
THE FAIR. 1703 Second Avenue.
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT,
Manufacturer cf and Dealer in-
Oil Cloths, Curtains, Ete.
1SU and 1813, Second Avenue, ROOK ISLAND.
T. H. THOMAS,
Elegant Soda "Water,
All Flavors, Ice Cream, Orang, Phosphate, Moxie, Mead,
Malt, Etc. Also a fine line of
IMPORTED and DOMESTIC
Prescriptions a Specialty.
j- For Everybody, -j
Call in aud be convinced that
you can save money by trading
Central Shoe Store,
1818 Second Avenue.
Kct ja Store
2920 Fifth Avenue