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THE - ARGUS, I FRIDAY, NOVFM HE 6,
X method and resulu hen
r;. is taken; itispleasact
W"!;', to the taste, and acta
tet r'Tt'y on the Kidneys,
$& Wls cleanses, the sys
CuaKv, dispels colds, head-
3 ,l fevers ana cures uaouuat
J&I Pyn,p of Figs the
tLir of its kind ever pro-
'Spisin" to the taste and ac-
!p to tue sn""f i""'"J'"
i a T w9 KniAfi!nl in if a
ll 'prepared only from the mt
,.-t on a' ., ;
! kr and a?reeaiie suiMiances, its
f excellent qualities commend it
snJ have made it the most
L of Fies for sale in 50o
i'ji bottles by all leading drug
Any reliable druggist vho
L it promptly for any one "who
ato tryit- Do not accept any
,4lt -HAhCISCO. CAU
tl itu- 'unit ,.
I: and Second-hand.
ftperTWet. Satchels, Straps.
BukeU, Pencil Boies, Ru'era, ud
everything necessary for school,
lichiMe Barnes' elementary geography for
mi 15 cents.
linn' complete geography for Goyot's inter-
rub! 5o. 1 arithmetic for Felter'i primary
Tie cu Mve money by getting your ichool
1717 Second Avenue
J. K REIDY,
lm. !! sod manage Dronertv on commie s-
Aiiri list of city property always on hand
lltttfor three (lrst-clas. Fire Insurance
(Dssiei. and the American I'auslty
uui iLdcmnity Company, of Bal
w second Avenue, over
Hoppe's Tailor Shop.
This Space is Reserved for
Bros,, & Schreiner.
AN AWFUL CHARGE.
W. B. Hill Under a Terrible Accu
FIEJiDISHIiY CRTJIL TREATMENT.
ttrle Aeid Tkrtwa la Hie Wire"
Fee While Ale. p-Bhe Awakens
crime, which fcr flendishness out
ranks anything Rock Island has bad in a
long time was committed on Mrs. W. B.
Hill at ber borne on Nineteenth street
between Sij th and Seventh avenues about
18 o'clock li.st night. She awoke about
tbat hour in horrible agon; and called for
ber husband. The latter came into the
room with a light when Mrs. Hill discov
ered that an acid cf some kind had been
thrown in ber face while she was asleep
nd the liquid had run down on ber neck
and shoulders causing ber the most ex
cruciating piin. Her husbatd immediate
ly went afttr Dr. Einvon, but as the lat
ter was sot at borne he stopped and re
ported the occurrence at the police sta
tion. Dr. Kinyon afterward called at the
house and did what he could to alleviate
the suffering; of the woman. Her cheeks,
nick, shoulder and bhek were covered
with nitric acid which had burned deep
nto the flesh causing her the most intense
On lookirg about the room Dr. Kinyon
found the empty bottle which bad con
tained the nitric acid,' and after hearing
W. B-Hill, ber husband's story, it was
concluded tbat it was the work of a burg
lar as a shatter had been taken off down
sta!rs and Bill claimed he had been rob
bed of $35.
The sensation which the affair naturally
creaua was intensified this moraine
hen the police a) rested Hill on suspi
cion of being guilty of the terrible crime
and he is now detained at the station
awaiting dtvelopments. It was found
by the police this morning that Hill had
bought nitrio acid at the Fourth avenue
drug store on Nov. 2. but he in
sists that it was for corns on the hoof
of one of his horses. A part of the acid
was also found in a vial in a vest pocket
at Hill's hone this morning.
Wh en fin t confronted by Chief Miller
about bia hiving bought nitric acid, he
denied it flatly, but afterwaid confessed
tbat be bought it for his horse, and told
the chief wt ere the bottle could be found
at his hone. Chief Miller followed
Hill's directions and got the bottle, and
took it to -he Fourth avenue drug store
where be was informed that Hill had
purchased the acid there on the Sod,
but tbat it was put np in a different
bottle with a large label plainly marked.
Aa far an Chief Miller can ascertain
Hill tells a cumber of conflicting stories.
Last night he said to Capt. Long the
front door and a window were found
open by him, and this morning be told
Officer Kramer that no door waa open
simply a window shutter, when he found
that his bout e had been' entered. Chief
Miller after examination of the front door
lock, dec! art a also that no nippers have
been applied to the lock. Another sua'
picious circumstance is that In Mr. Hill's
room was his vest containing 970 and
his watch, which were undisturbed, yet
near by wera his pantaloons, from the
Dockets of which be asserts t35 was
Mr. and Mrs. Hill are rather good
looking colored people, and no one has
ever known of any trouble between them
They occupied different rooms adjoining
each other, fcnd last night Mrs. Bill re
tired at 9 an 1 Hill an hour later.
8hoee a fully cheap at the Boston.
Turkeys aad spring chickens at Brown
William H. Marshall went to Chicago
Barcains ii all kinds of shoes at the
Nice Michigan apples by the barrel at
Ererylbiuj nice for a Sunday dinner
D. C. Cul jerson, of Omaha, is in the
city calling i n friends.
Bert Brown, of Geneseo, is visiting
friends in tht) city.
Charles Esgdahl. of Port Byron, was
in the eitv vtsterdav.
sw iaw 2 hoe is a beauty, and
vrua iutv -w
th are hard to beat Boston.
Broadcloth and silk overgaiters, in all
fashionable i, hades-Bos' on.
o... w.m,i,ii has returned from a
fnnr rfavn' viuit to country schools.
When ltcc mes to cheap prices for good
i,. thA Ttmton is rieht in it.
W. J. Walter, a popular traveling
..i..m.n w.a in the city yesterday.
nn.nirm Ben. T. Cable returned
from San Antonio," Tex., this morning.
Wanted in mediately A girl for gen
: i t,.rk at 1028 Second avenue
ti,- wvrhauser and Fred Denk
mann left latt night for Witchita,Eas,on
Little Jo Wivffl arrested yesterday for
larceny, is aon of F. J. Wivm insteao ox
James Wivill. . .- '
See our mUses spring heel. Dongola
and pebble gjat shoes at 91 ana .i
The entertainment at ihe parlors of the
Central church last evening waa a great
success in every way.
The London think that - they will be
prepared to accommodate all of their pa
trons tomorrow, having engaged 23
The regular monthly mealing of the
. W. C. T. U will be held at the Y.M.
. A. rooms tomorrow ' afternoon at 3
Louis E lgington, of Buffdo Prairie,
one of the best known and most popular
young men t f the lower end. Is lying at
the point nf deth from consumption.
George Schneider boasts now on having
the cleanest stock of boots and shoes,
having made a trade with a gentleman
from Aurora of his Old stock for 160
acres and -part cash. '
W. J. Wood worth, who has been con
nected with the Adams Wall Paper com
pany, desires to publicly thank his friends
and patrons for their kind consideration
and assistance in a business wav. He
will probably retnro to Chicago.
The rafter Lumberman ran a raft upon
the rocks of the rapids near the old abut
ment to the bridge this morning. She
left two airings of lumber on the rocks
and came down with the rest of the raft.
This afternoon she was trying to, get
the other two striDes fl".
A B Jobneoa, of the Crown rtstaur-
antjhaa made fp iil airangemente for a
floe Sunday dincer, with a view to cater
ing to Kock Island people who may not
wish to go to the trouble and expense of
getting a Sunday dinner, as well as to
transient trade. Give him a trial. Meals
The Good Templars will hold a literary
and social entertainment in the G. A. R.
hall this evening at 3 o'clock. As this is
the first entertainment given by this so
ciety it should be liberally patronized.
lhe proceeds will be used for a gooi
cause. Admission 15 cents, including
refreshments. Al! are cordiallv invited
The Standard club of the tri-cities,
gave a grand reception and ball at Tur
ner hall last evening in honor of the
guests from abroad who were here to at -
tend the Strauss-Rosecfield wedding At
midnight Mrs. Herkert served one of her
famous suppers and all in all the occa
sion proved a very enjoyable one, a large
number being present, and everything
tending to make it a very enjoyable
A number of the pilots of the Missis-.
sippi and Ohio River Pilots' society have
prepared a petition to be presented to the
Mississippi river commission et its meet
ing this week, calling attention to Capt.
Grant Marsh's invention, embracing i
system of portable jetties for the improve
ment cf the channel of navigable streams.
The system has not yet been tried, but as
the pilots have confidence in it, they wish
to have the Mississippi river commission
advecate a trial of the jetties b? the gov
Salvation Oil is repeating its cures of
neuralgia, rheumatism, headache, and
toothache, every day, until they haye
become monotonous. Pries 25 cts.
The' only corrplexion powder in the
world tbat is without vulgarity, without
injury to tbe user and without doubt
purifier, is Pozzoni's.
Subscribe for Stock
In the Second series of the
Home Bnilding and Loan Asso
ciation, of Kock Island.
A saft-r and better investment
than Government Bonds, be
cause the loans are made only
upon established values and it
pays more than three times as
much interest besides the
amonnt invested and the profits
can be withdrawn at any time,
Money loaned at lowest rates.
R. A. DONALDSON, Secretary.
Ornci, Rooms 3, 4, 6 and 6 Masonic Temple,
Probably the most ueefu'
thing I have received this fall.
is an alcohol lamp, stand, and
kettle, all brass, which I am
now showing. It is pretty
enough to be ornamental, and
cheap enough for any one. For
the sick room, or for any one
who wishes to heat say a quart
of water at a moment's notice,
they are just the thing.
With them, also just in, a
new and not expensive line of
5 o'clock teas.
G. M. Looslzt.
oanu, aukta axs laxts,'
law Second Avenue,
A SSXAH OF HaFFUrSM
Hay ba followed by a morning of "La Grippe."
Easily, and why? Because tha displacement of
covering in bed, a neglected draught from a partly
clo-ed window, an open transom connected with
a windy entry In a hotol, aaayconrey to yoor nos
trils and luntra Uw deatn mealing oiaoi.
12 bia-t. Terrible
and swift are the inroads made by this new des
troyer. The medicated akoUolic principle in
Hoftetter's rtomach Bitters will check tha dire
complaint. A persistence In this preventive of its
further development will absolutely checkmate
the dentreroua malady. TJnmedicated alcoholic
stimulants are of little or no value . The just me
dium is the Bitters. No lees efficacious is it in cases
of malaria, billiousnees, constipation rheumatism,
dyspepsia and kidney trouble. The weak are
nsnallv those upon who disease fattens first.
Invigorate with tbe Bitters.
Two More Cases of Incendiarism in
Mehool Bcildtrc 3La. e Conic p-rlv
Ueatroyftd by the Fire Plead
Twi Other Alarms.
To all appearance the fire bug who has
been at work in Rock Island for some
:ma past has not yet holly satisfied bis
fiendish passion. Last night about 0:30
the department was called to Ninth ave
nue and Nineteenth street, where a sbed
owned by Edward Koenlg, was in flames.
It was in all probability the work of an
iocendinry as there could have been no
other cause for the fire, the house where
it belonged not yet being realv for orcu-
pancy. Tbe damage was nominal.
The second alarm at 11. 20 o'clock came
from the No 6 sch ol building in the Third
waid. The fire was first d:scovered bv
John TJllmeyer.while walking down to his
home on Eleventh street. He immedi
ately ran to the Central engine house and
gave the alarm. The companies both
turned out in short order. No alarm was
turned in at the time, and tbe Centrals
were the only companies on the grounds.
They always carry 1,200 feet of hose on
the trucks, but this time it proved in
sufficient and it was ntcpesary for them
to return to the engiue n ousefor inoie
They finally got enough hose and started
three steams to pray upon the burning
buildtog.which was now a mass of flames
and smoke. Later the waterworks was
notified, and an alarm was blown, which
brought out the other companies, but it
as too late to do much for the building,
and it was almost totally destroyed.
The firemen who labored heroically to
save the building were thwarted in their
efforts by the pressure of the water mains
being insufficient to carry the stream
higher than the first floor, but they worked
long and faithfully and bad it not been
for the insufficient pressure they would
no d)ubt have succeeded in saving more
of tbe building.
When first discovered, tbe fire was un
cerneam tne iront stairway, and St is
thought the building was picked upon by
tbe fire fiend on account of the out of the
way location in which it is situated. It
U further known to be the work of an
incendiary by a boy who saw a bundle of
bay late in tbe evening near the front
scnooi Duuaing .iMo. o located on
iweiitn street and Ninth avenue, was
popuitrly called the "Centennial build
ing. its construction having been com
menced in June, 1878, and it was finished
the following year. It originally cost
$10,000, which with later improvements,
furniture .etc., increased the valuation to
tli.000. There were at least 1600 worth
of books in the building. Tbe insurance
was $10,000, of which J. M. Bnford's
agency had $2,000 in the Home, $2,000
Hartford, and $1,000 in the Aetna; and
Purat & Donaldson $3,500 in tbe Spring
field and $2,500 in tbe North Ameri
Miss Anna Kirk pat rick was principal
of the bnilding; there were six rooms
with a total enrollment of 295 pupils.
.. What will be done with the pupils
temporarily, is not yet known. The
building will be reconstructed, of ceurse.
and at once, if possible, no doubt. .This
morning Capt. Peetz offered tbe Daven
port homestead as a temporary school.
and the offer may be accepted.
Tbat the loss of tbe school building is
due to the work of incendiarism there is
no doubt-whatever, -and there is no little
anxiety in the city as to where tbe cow
ardly wretch will strike next. , The police
are putting forth their utmost exertions
to run him down, snd will to doubt
succeed if he continues bis outrageous
work. It Is ouly to be hoped
be will be caught before be causes
even greater destruction than the great
loss of last night.
About V o clock last evening a man
was discovered prowling about some
empty boxes in the rear of Krell & Math's
confectionery, but be disappeared before
the police could be noiifit d.
' An al'rm of fire from the Second ward
shortly before 6 o clock last evening
called tbe department to the residence of
Judge G. W.Pleasants on Second avtnue
where a fire bad caught between tbe
flooring and brick wall caused by a de
fective prate and fire place, which bad
iust been put in a few days ago. Chief
Ramskill was on the ground in good
season and allowed no hose to be taken
into the bouse as he saw immediately that
It could be handled better and with less
damage to property than by drenching
the bouse with a hose. Tbe floor was
torn np about the fire place and tbe flames
extinguished with but little damage to
tbe furnishings otherwise than the incon
venience it causes.
' A noted Gypsy fortune-teller is stop
ping at 220 Sixteenth street, corner Third
atenue. Mrs. Bos well will tell your past,
present and future, all by the hand. All
told by palmistry. Satisfaction guaraa
teed or money returned.
The true ' friend to all suffering with
colds aad coughs, Dr. Ball's cough syrap
will always help and never disappoint
you, as do other cough remedies.
For scrofula in every form Hood's
sarsapsrilla is a radical, reliable cure
has an unequalled record of cures.
JAHNS & BERTELSEN
Tinware And Hotjsk
1612 SECOND AVENUE.
1 1- rfe5riifiV still m $M$ik 2
This glass was not bought at sheriff's sale, but at a great
sacrifice, is all first quality glasses and it mnst
be closed out this we?k.
Half Gallon Pitchers
Extra large Cellery
Medium large Cellery
6 inch Glats Plates
Covered Butter Dishes
Individual Salts Hotel
Small Sugars and Cream. .
Fancy Pickle Dishes
These prices are good until Saturday
A' fine Line in the Newest Styles the best
Assortment Ever Shown at Lowest Prices.
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT,
1811 and 1813, Second Avenue, BOCK ISLAND.
You Can't do Without:
Dr. HcKann's CeleliratBil Congli Syrnp,
The very best preparation made for Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis, and 11 lung and
CURES LIKE MAGIC !
Good alike for children and adults. Two sizes 10 and SSc
Thomas' Celeljpated Kidney and Livsr PILLS.
These pills are fist taking the place of the more expensive remedies for all kidney and
"r" JJ"Y Bec"" tne' ra easier to take, cheaper in pr'ee and give better
Give them a trial. Kone equal them. The
ma!', on receipt of price, 28 cents a bottle. M.de
CLOSING OUT SALE
BOOTS and SHOES
At Elm Street Shoe Stored . ' ; :
I will sell at cost my Boots, Shoes, RubberaGlovea and
Mittens at my Elm Street Shoe Store," .. . .
This sale will last ten days only, as I will vacate store -
Not. 3. . Come early and get bargains.;
ROCK . ISLAND, ILL.
worth 10c, only 5c
" 18i. " 25c
" 30c. 20c
" 25c, " 13c
5c, " 2c
" 15c. " 10c
" 15c, " 10c
2Tc drzan. " 10j
10s each, 4 5c
10c " 5c
" 10c " " 5c
" 5c " 2c
proprietor will forward them to any address by
Rock Island 111.
' . -i. . J."
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2929 Fifth ATenife.'
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