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THE ABGUfi, TUESDAY. 'JULY 21. 1891
For this week only.
A woven wire spring for - - $1,75
A good mattress only - - $3.00
A baby carriage for - - $5,00
A new lot of those rcarlor suites at - $25.00
Odd Pieces for the Parlor,
In fact anything needed to make home pleasant at
than ever before. We must make room for a lot of new
goods comiug in
Remember These LOW PRICES.
For this week only.
Cash or Credit at Cash Prices.
CHAS. A. MECK,
Telepiione 421. 322 Brady Street, Davenport, la.
. We closs at S:30 except Saturday evenings.
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3HAS. W. TERBURY. Manager.
INCORPORATED UNDER THE 8TATB LAW.
Roek Island Savings Bank,
ROOK ISLAND, ILL.,
Open daily (ram V a, m. to 4 p. nu, and Saturday evenings from 7 to 8 o'clock.
Five per cent interest paid on Deposits. Monev loaned on Personal, Col
lateral, or Real Estate Security
M. P. RSTNOLDtJ. Pres. P C. DaVNKSffAIvN, ice-Pres. J. M. BCFOED, Cashier.
P. L. Mitchell. P. Reynolds, P. C. Denkmann. John Crnbaoeh. H. P. Hall,
Fhil Mitchell, L. Stmnn. B. W. Bant. J. M. Baford.
Jacksou A Hubst, Solicitors.
"Will heirin business J air S. 1B90. and will
until new bank is cempleted.
J. B. ZIMMER,
Stab Block, Opposite Harper House.
has purchased for the
Spring and Summer of 1891,
A largcrsndflnsr stock than ever. These cnods will arrive In afewrtnya. Walt and see them.
House and Sign Painter.
First-claw Graining and Paper Hanging.
P. Box 672.
Qlpen for the Season,
(molink Avenue) Joe Huber's Garden,
A magnificent place fur
Manufacturer of al kinds of
BOOTH AND 8HOE3
Gents' Fine Shoes a specialty. Repairing done neatly and promptly .
A share of your patronage respectfully solicited.
1618 Second Avenue. Rock Island. I.
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER.
8Uop corner Twenty-second street and Ninth avenue. Residence 2935
r-!" prepared to mak estimates ard do all kind of esrponter work. Give brrn a trial.
tn tasranm to rare all norvnns dKeim. snch as VkViik Memorv
Luor Brain Power, Headache. Wakefulness, Lout Manhood. Nmbtlv Eaih
inns, Nervnuaneas, l,niltud". all drains and loss nt rvownr rr tiwi.wn.ii.
Orvans tn either aex eaused by over exertion, youthful errors, or excessive
Yt use of tobacco, opium or stimulants which soon lead to Intlnuitv.Cnruurup-
stTTIl JMiiTa iT ailsai
aaroaa io arraa vsuia.
toii nuu im.i&iiiij. rui np cinTaniDi w carry in Ten pflckeu si per Dack
avehy niall.KforfS. Wltd every shorter we aim a vrvun mtnranUr to curt
or Tejund (As money. Circular tree. Address Kerve Heed Co., t hicaao. 111.
sale in Rock island by Hartz &
and Cast Iron and Lead Pipe
Ho6e, Packing, Sewer and Drain Tile.
Steam and Gas Fixtures.
3"Best work at fair prices. Estimates furnished.
Office and shop 219 18 th St. Telephone 1182.
Rock Island, 111.
occudv banklne room with Mitchell A T.neim
Shop Fourth Ave. bet. 51 st and 223 gte.
picnics, parties, etc.
the wuDciertul remedy
is sold with a writ-
Bahnsen, 3d Ave. and 20th street.
MUNICIPAL I MATTERS.
Regular SeuiiMouthly Meeting of
the City Council.
rrererdiog of Lasjt Xtahr s smou
Various AfTaira i f Pnbllr Con
cern Bp .'ore Hie Aldermanle
cltt cockcil jloom. rock islasd
July 20. The council met in reg
ular session at $ p. on., Mayor Mc
Conochie presiding ana all the aldermen
present. The minutes of the last regus
ular meeting were read and approved.
Alderman Ilettet moved that the bids
for the repairs of the bridges be opened
and read by the clt rk. Motion carried.
The bids for repair of c ridges and toll
pate were opened iod read as follows:
Collins Bros , 11,440; W. A. Guthrie,
81,420; Joseph Do arcing. $980; P.J. Le.
for painting iron bridge No. 8, fSS Oa
motion of Alderman Knox the contract
of painting bridge Xo 3 was awarded to
P. J. Lee. Alderman Corken moved that
the contract for pie nkiog bridges No. 1
aod 2 and the repair atd alteration ot
the toll gate be awarded to Joseph Down
ing as the lowest bidder, provided he
give a good aod sutticiem bond.
Alderman Knox rnved as an amend
ment that the matter be left to the mayor
and bridge committee.
Alderman HuusiDg moved a9 a substi
tute that the bids ba referred back to the
bridge committee with power to act.
Alderman Adams from tne claims com
mittee rep uted cn the settlement of
George Bick's hill thai the balance due
him be withheld lass iaterest until a set
tlement with his sub-contractor, Patrick
Kennedy, is made. On notion the re
port was received aad filed.
In the mitter of William Collins for
rebate on special assessment on the
Twenty-second street sewer, the commit
tee retorted iinfivcrb!y. Report adopted
In the matter of James E. Bjraes for
rebate of special tx on Twenty fourth
street sewer the coramittee reported fav
orably, also to Br.det Lahilf on sams
matter the commif.ee recommended the
refunding of special tax paid. On mo
tion the report and recommendation were
adopted and the respect. ve amount were
ordered refunded. Aldermsn Evans
moved that a rebate claimed by Mr. Col
lins be also refunced. Motion carried,
aod amount of $5 u.j allowed.
Al 'srtnan Knox Iro.-n fe fian:e com
mittee reported the improvement of Sec
ond avenue about comp'eted and moved
that the Rockfori Construction company
be allowed $2,000 Motion carried and
amount allowed by unnnimou, vote.
On motion by Alderman Knox SI, 500
were allowed to E iwanls & Walsh on
their contract by ui aciraous vot.
A derman Corken from the tire and
light committee reported the insurance
attached on the new eagine house in the
sum of $4,000 for Cve years, and moved
that the sum of S9i be allowed to Henry
L. Schill, agent. Report received and
amount allowed by unanimous vote.
Alderman Knox stated that a commit
tee of aldermen ami the mayor witnessed
the workings of the Davenport street
sweeping machine which worked to per
fection, but & very expensive invention.
The annnal cost of 6weepiDg 50 blocks
would entail an exren9eof between SS000
and $9000. The matter was referred back
to the committee and further time given
to report on the purchase of a street
Aldttrman Corker from the fire aad
light committe, reported a recommenda
tion changing the wires for the electric
alarm system from iron to insulated cop
per wire. Capt. B aidell agreeing to do
the woik of perfecticf the circuit. Re
port received and recommendation adopt
ed. Alderman Huesit g moved that the city
put up and wire thrir own line. Motion
carried. On motion of Alderman Ad
ams the Central Electric Co. was given
the contract to furnish the wire as per
sample and price.
Alderman Evans, from the police com
rerttee, reported the purchase of a new
patrol wagoa and i.sked authority to pur
chase an additional horse and make neces
sary changes for si abling. Oa motion of
Aldermin Hetter ihe police committee
and marshal were authorized to make
the necessary purchase and alteration.
Alderman Thiessn, from the license
committee,, reported on the petition of
merchants ts to fruit peddlers and rec
ommended that no changes in the present
license system be mtde. Oa motion the
report was received and recommenda
tions as adopted.
Alderman Blade', from the ordinance
committee, reported an ordinance for the
sile of certain city loisin Water tlock 4 .
Alderman Kenni.dy, from the street
and alley corm iiu e, recomxended that
the plat of Broo!;s' fif'h addition be
udupted. Itepori received and plat
adop ed t y unaciooLB vot-. The pints
of Ellen S. Andrev.'s and and Smith's ad
ditions to the city of Rock Island were
referred bsck to the committee for
changes by recomtaendation.
In the matter of widening t idew alks
on Eighteenth street for boulevard pur
poses the committee reported in favor of
narrowing the st-eet to 35 feet from
Fourth avenue south to Seventh avenue.
As to the obstruction of Nineteenth
street in front of first avenue that the
city clerk be instructed to notify the Rock
Island dii Peoria Railroad Co. to keep its
track clear of cars during the steam boat
season. Report alopted.
The clerk read a petition with accom
panying ordinances of Chicago. Rock Is,
and & Pacific Railroad Co. as to right of
way for additional track, and also to re
lieve said company from building a side
walk along their track on Fifth avenue.
Referred to street end alley and oidi
nance committees, mayor and city at
torney. The clerk read a petition of. John
Coughlin atd John U. Gardner for dam
ages sustained. I.eftrred to claims com
mittee and city atorney.
A petition for water extension on
Eigbtn avenue ami Twenty-eighth 6treet
aod Seveotb avenue and Eighth street
was referred to thj waterworks commit
tee. A petition for additional light on Ninth
a venae and FourUen hstreef was refer
red to the commit' ee on lights.
A petition of Peter Fries and 'other
f or a sewer by special assessment on Fif
teenth street and Second avenue to the
Mississippi river was referred to the sew
The clerk read a communication of the
board of education to compensate B. H.
Kimble for additional service in taking
the city census with the school census.
Referred to thd finance comnittec and
The clerk read a report of Health Com
missioner Eyster as to the outflow of
sewers above lower mark on the levee
front. On motion the report was received
and filed and the mayor directed to Bee
that said nuisances ate abated by order
ing their extension.
The matter of tertain dilapidated side
walks on Twentieth street atid Second
avenue was referred to the mayor, city
attorney and finance committee.
The clerk real a communication from
the Csble h6si company as to certain
propositions for Are services. Referred
to the chief of the fire department and
fire and light commi tee
On recommendation of the health com
missioner and the committee on health a
bill of T. H. Ellis, I252.3S in lull for ser
vices rendered, was allowed.
The clerk read a petition of E. W.
Hurst and others representing a majority
of property owners for right of way to be
granted to the Davenport & Rock Island
Street Railway company to extend its
track frcm Fitih avenue and Nmeteenih
street to Sixth avenue tnence east on
Sixth avenue to Twenty-first street. Re
ferred to otdinaace committee.
A'dermtn Kennedy presented a minor
ity report favoring the abandonment of
tne STeet railway track on Ninth street.
A motion of Alderman Corken to adopt
said repoit was defeated: Yeas Corken,
Tiodall. Kn x, Keautdy, Thiestiii. 0;
No -s Eladel, Johnson, Hetter, Durmann,
Geiger, Huesing, Evans, Frjhooes,
Alderman Bladel offered a resolution
that the city cle k notify the Davenport
& Rock Island Street Railway compiny ;o
run cars on its track on Finn street trom
Second to Fourth avenue, also on Fourth
avenue from Fifth to First street as re
quired by ordinance. Carried.
Alderman Kennedy offered a resolution
that all abandoned poles and wires of me
Brush Electric Light company beremovKi
by the city marshal and superintendent
of streets. Referred to the street anl
alley committee and city attorney.
Ttie myor slated that the Wagner
sewer on Fifth avenue needed repairing
before pving is done. Reftrred to
sewer committee and the mayor.
Alderman Frotboes pfiered a resolu
tion requiring the C, B. & Q. railroad
company to piank their tracks on certain
places. Referred to street and alley com
mittee. Alderman Huesing offered a resolution
requiring the Milan street railroad com
pany to fasten wooden strips along their
girder rad oa the outside of their track
from thair barn north to Second avenue.
Referred to street and alley committee.
Alderman Fmhboee offered a resolu
tion requiring the telephone comptny to
remove a certain pole on Twenty-sixth
Alderman Frobboes offered a resolution
directing that the macsdam from Fifth
avenue be placed and deposited oa cer
tain streets south cf'said avenue. Re
port referred to street and alley commit
tee. Alderman Huesin; moved that the city
marshal be instructed io see that the
ordinance relating to hitching posts be
Adjourned. Robert Koehlir
J. S. Darrah,
The Hustling Twelfth Street
Is provided with every
thing good to eat for
a Sunday Dinner
Delicious home grown raspber-
And everything good in home
A fin assoriment of coffees unci
Fine French sardines, beet
Genuine imported Lucci oil
from Leghorn, Italy.
Potted ham in cans.
Potted ox tongue in cans.
Fine canned Oregon 6almon,
just the thing for cold lunch.
Armour and Gilmore ham.
Extra family breakfast bacon.
Fresh laid egjra.
Dried beef in hunks for slicing.
Armour extract b?ef.
Canned corn beef.
Spring chickens dressed
YOUR TRADE IS SOLICITED
J. S. DARRAH,
a, j. smith & son.
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THE MOLINE WAGON.
TUP MOT TWF
3Bj??!',':' "'V"lr' A---v-iS'-rlviW.Jsjssa,
Manulacturers ol FARM, SPRING and FREIGHT WAGONS
tro!lrioti. 8 tbeVoLlffE 'COv hefora purehaatajr.
Agency for Excelsior Roofing Company.
Cheaper than i?HiKOLEfi.
geud for circular. Telephone
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THE POSITIVE CURE.
I ELY BROTHERS, M Warren
C. J. W. SCHREINEB,
Contractor and Bu.iltd.cr,
1131 and 1123 Fourth avenue. Residence 1119 Fourth avenue.
Plans and specification furnished on all classes of work : also sgent of Willer's Patent In?id
Sliding Blinds, something new, stylish and desirable.
' ROCK IST-AND jliL,
ANDERSON COUNTY SOURMASH
$2.50 Per Gallon.
OHGNT &c ADLER,
Removed to 219 Seventeenth Sfxeet
GEORGE SCHAFEB, Prcrietor.
101 Second Avenue. Corner of Sixteenth 8 tree . Opposite Harper's Theatre.
The choicest Wines, Liquors, Beer and Cigars always on Hand
Free Ltmr.h gvery Day - ... Sandwicaea Furaishedon Sho t Notice
Tiles and Grates,
A. J. SMITH & SON,
123, 125 W. Third S:ret,
DAVIS & CO,
A complete stock of
Pipe, Brass Goods, Packing.
Hose, Fire Brick, Etc.
Sole Agents for
DEAN STEAM PUMPS and
SIGHT FEED LUBRICATORS
We gnarantea every one perfect, and will send Ciw
Twenty day's trial, to responsible parties.
Safety Heating Boilers and Contractors to
furnishing and laying Water, and
Rock Island, Illinois.
Telephone 1148. Residence 1 elei toce lfC
WAf AUr PA
T. H. ELLIS. Rock I Elanil, 111.
1016. Cor. Fonrtiecth St and Si-comi Ave
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