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THE AliGUS; MONDAY, N O VEM13ER 23, 1891. ,
Canned apricots 15c per can at Weck
Mince meat three packages for 25c at
' Five special great drives thii week at
JlcC ibe Bros.
Maj H. C. Connelly is in Cedar Rap
Ma ou business.
! When you want gloves, Bennett's is
1 the place to get them.
Ten pounds of oat me; or rolled oils
for 25 J at Weckel'.
United Presbyterian supper Friday
evening. Don't forget it.
George Foro. of Qencseo, spent Sunday
4ith friends in the city.
The public library board meets in reg
ular monthly session this evening.
The largest variety of fur capes and
Hiuls in the three cities at Bennett's glove
store. " : ' ;
Three hundred and fifty telt sailor hats
85c apiece all week if they last at McCale
Joe Miller, son of Chief of Police Mil
ler, came down from Chicago to speed
Everybody . come to the masquerade
bail Wednesday evening, Nov. 25. at At'
mory ball. . , , ,
Parlor suits, bargain prices, cash r
credit. C. A; Meek, 322 Brady street,
Davenport. ! ' ..
Mas Bahnsen. formerly of this city but
now located in Peoria, is visiting with
friends here.' .
Tomorrow morning 9 till It o'clock
30 yards cotton fl innel for 33 cents at
Fancy articles and plain sewing for
sale by the U. P. church Friday after
soon and evening.
Wednesday a. m. from 9 till 11 o'clock,
ladies' ribbed natural grey vests 1? cents
each at McCabe Bros. '
Attend the grand Thanksgiving mas
querade ball at Armorv hall Wednesday
evning. Nov. 25.
The five special great bargains at Mc
Cabe Bros', this week are for sale on
days and hours only, as advertised.
Start in the holidays by going to the
grand Tbanksgiviag masquerade at Ar
mory hall Wednesday evening, Nov. 25.
Bridge travel yesterday amounted to:
Foot North, 683; south. 715; total,1398.
Teams Njrth, 223; south, 218; total,
See our S30 dining room suits in
show window, match it if vou can, cash
or credit. C A. Meek, 322 Brady street,
"Poke" Lambert was released from jil
today and celebrated the event by getting
into a fight near Market iq :are, after
which be fled to Davenport.
The ladi s of the Central church wish
it to be remembered that their tea and
tile of fancy articles comes off Dec. 3, at
the residence of Mrs. J. M. Montgomery,
and that tbey will have specialties for
The posteffice department bis ap
proved the idea of street railway mail
service Detween Rock Island an! Moline,
Rock Island and Milan, and Rosk Island
and Davenport, and the arrangement will
go into effect Dec. 1 .
Charles Melville, manager of the "New
i oik Day by Day company, in which
.Louie tr uiiama, one or the coming
soubrettes is the bright particular star, is
at the Harper. His attraction is to be
seen at Harper's theatre Monday evenic
James Griffin, the old time C, R. I. &
r. engineer, nas resigned his position
with that company and in company with
his wife left on Saturday evening for
New Mexico, whither tbey have gone on
account of Mrs. Griffin's health, which
has been failing for some time.
The Bloomington Bulletin has the fol
lowing concerning a traveling mu?ic
dealer, who at .the instance of
the music bouse of DeRoy Bowlby,
was arrested and jailed here in
1884 as an imposter: "C. C.
Vannice, a smooth music salesman, who
has been working for .J. W. Scott, was
arrested today on a charge of forgery
committed at Louisville, Ky. . He will be
held awaiting the arrival of officers. Ue
hails from Omaha, and has worked for
many music houses."
" K7 Danghier ' Life
Was saved by Hood's Saraaparilla," says
Mr. B. B. Jones, of Alna, Maine. "She
had seven running - sores in diffeient
places on her body, but on giving her
Hood ttarsapanua mere was a marked
improvement and now she is well, strong
Hood's Pills cure Constipation by re
ring the peristaltic action of the ali'
men tar v canal. They are the best f am
A handsome complexion is one of the
greatest charms a woman can possass
Pozzoui'a Complexion powder gives it.
I ESfiRVED PROMOTION.
Traveling Engineer JIurrin of the
He la Transferred r'r m me Keck
ata aitst. lionta io the chlrKO
Ultisicn of ih System.
For yeira, in fact until a short time be
fore he great Burlington strike of 1888.
three of the most trusted and competent
engineers on the Rock Island and S .
Louu diyibion of the C, B. & Q. road,
were the Murrin bojs, John A , Patrick
and hi. . All held responsible runs,
being in charge of passenger engines.
Just prior to the great tlrike Patrick
Murri.i was appointed traveling engineer
of the "division, and John and M. .
turned in their locomotives when the
other knights of the throttle on the
Burlin 'ton system surrendered their posi
tions, the Marrins acquiescing in the
stand taken by their fellows, not that they
loved tae Burliagton less, but that they
loved the brotherhood's course more.
John is now superintendent of waterworks
in thiscity andM E is one of Rock Island's
progressive and prosperous merchants.
Patrick has proven himself highly capa
ble in bis increased responsibilities as is
shown by his promotion into the seme
position on the Chicago division of the
C , B. J; Q., with headquarters at Aurora,
su:ce:di3g 3. V. Murray who is to be ger
eral traveling engineer of all the lines of
the Burlington in Illinois. The jurisdic
tion of his former territory, snow In
charge of Mr. Murria. bas been extended
to includ'! the Galesburg division, of whica
the late George Courtney who met a
shocking fate in the derailment at Mon
mouth recently had charge. The posi
tion of tt aveling engineer on the Rock
Island & St. Louis division is abolished,
and the duties will be looked after by
round hoi se foremen ilh the occasional
visit of a traveling engineer from other
"What is the position of traveling
engineer?" is a questiou which miy be
naturally asked, with the accompanying
assertion that all railroad engineers are
"traveling engineers." The office is one
assigned to a thoroughly skilled mechanic
and experie need engineer, whose duties
are to look after all engines on a certain
division, and keep them in good condi
tion, to ride on all of them, carefully
observe tbeir workings and note any
defects. Only a few of the larger roads
of the country have such an employe as a
traveling ergiaeer, the wurk bein; gen
erally attended to by the division mas' er
MILLS TALKS ABOUT TARIFF.
He Declares Himself for Tariff for Bev
New Yor.K. Nov. i3. Congressman
Roger Q. Mills, of Texas, held a reception
at the rooms of the Art association in
Brooklyn. While it was in progress he
and the Rev. Charles Hall conversed on
the tariff. D-. Hall suggested that on
any tariff revision the Democratic party
would have to be conservative. "Why
should wef llr. Mills replied. "What is
right is right, and we should have the
courage of on r convictions. Do you re
member the Walker tariff of At
one step we moved from the protective
tariff of 1S41 to a revenue basis. In
stead of bein j disastrous the step was
wise, and productive of so great pros
perity that in 1657 we were able to reduce
the tariff once uore.
Is Not a Tree Trader.
"I believe th it is what should be done
now. Some foiks object to my election an
speaker because I am a fighter. Well. I
am a fighter, a ad 1 believe tbe American
people like a lighter who stands up for
"You are accused of being a free trader,"
said Dr. Hall.
"I am not a f r?e trader," replied the con
gressman. "Th it is a concoction of the
enemy. I believe in a tariff for revenue
only, with the least burden of taxation.
Until Mr. Cleveland wrote his famous
message in lt7 manufacturers believed
that they owed their prosperity to protec
tion. They are gradually gettiDg over
6ilver Question a Side Issue.
"The silver question, tbe force bill and
other side issues should be relegated to
the rear. If we contentrate all our ef
forts on tariff reform and make that the
sole issue we will win in
Many distinguished men of both parties
paid their respec s to Mr. Mills during
the reception, aid Mr. Mills left for
Washington on tae 3 o'clock train confi
dent that the five votes from Long island
would b wt in 1sA far speaker of the
T rem!. na &. Bona.
At 1700 Third avenue. What we will
have for Thanksgiving:
Oysters in bulk.
Oysters in can.
Oysters in the shell.
Clams in the shell.
FISH OF ALL KINDS.
Red snaper, freth lobsters, white fish
Wild ducks, si ipe, quail, turkeys,
chickens, ducks. gesso.
Fue roasts and cuts. Also choice
Kalamazoo celery. Place your orders
early. Telephone 1103.
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard.
Interesting; Works r Engineering on tho
Bluffs of the City.
The inc'ined planes for nccess to the high
lands of Pittsburg and Alicghacy are in
teresting engineering features. There are
eleven in the two cities? seven being on the
south side cf the Monongahela river in
Pittsburg, two rising from the top of tbd
central cable in Pittsburg proper, and two
in Alleghany. The first plane ttm built in
1S70. Nearly all of the planes carry teams
as well as foot passengers.
The oldest of the inclines is the Monon
gahela passenger incline, which rises froia
Carson street, just Jelow the southern ead
of the Smithfield street bridge. The oriir
inal structure was of wood, but in 18S2 it
was rebuilt of iron. It is C40 feet ia length,
with a rise of 3T5 feet. The speed is about
600 feet a minute. Beside the passenger
incline is the freight plane. The Mount
Oliver plana, which rises from Twelfth
and Frederick streets to the summit of
Mount Oliver, is 1,000 feet in length, with
arise of 877 foet. The Duquesue incline,
which rises from Carson street on the
south side near the Point bridge, is 780 feet
in length, with a rise of 400 feet. The
Fort Pitt incline rises to the central pla
teau of Pittsburg from Second avenue.
Its length is 350 feet, and the rise ia 135
feet. The cars are of iron, and the traffic
is chiefly with teams.
The largest of all the Pittsburg inclines,
and probably the most heavily built plane
in the work!, is the Penn incline, which
rises to the central plateau from Seven
teenth street. When that incline was pro
jected it was intended that it should carry
coal to tbe top of the hill, the purpose be
ing to take up an ordinary car with twenty
tons of coal, and thus save a cost of haul
ing small loads by horses over a long and
steep road. The incline was constructed to
fill the requirements, but just about the
time the plaue was completed natural gna
swept coal out of the way, and the use of
the incline according to the first purpose
had to be abolished. Its length is 840 feet,
with a rise of 330 feet. There are two hoist
ing ropes and oue safety rope. The entire
structure is very massive, and it is used
for both freight and passenger traflic.
The first inclined plane in Alleghany is
the Mount Troy incline, which climbsTroy
hill. Its length is 370 feet. The second of
the inclines ascends Nunnery hill. It is
used for pssen:rers only, and has a length
of 1,100 feet, with a rise of about 300 feet.
The structure is of wooden trestle work
throughout. The St. Clair plane is built
like an ordinary steam railroad, as it is ou
the grouud nil the way. It rises from
Josephine street on the south side to the
summit of the bluff, a distance of 2,otV)
feet, with a rise of 301 feet. The incline is
not a perfect plane, but is really a section
of a parabola.
The longest of all the inclines is the
Knoxville, which is near the St. Clair in
cline, rising to Brownsville and Washing
ton avenues at the top of the hill. It has
a total length of 2,640 feet and a rise of 37o
feet. The Castle Shannon inclines are 1
among the most interesting. The railroad
is a narow gauge (4(1 inch; line, running
from the south ride of Pittsburg to Arling
ton, a distanc: of six miles and a half. The
first incline has a total length of 1,375 feet,
with a rise of 451 feet. Most of the incline
has been built on solid ground, but about
&I0 feet of the structure is in spans of sixty
feet. The cars are for freight and passen
gers. The other incline is more of a cable road
than an inclined plane, as the grade is com
paratively light, aud an endless cable ia to
be used to draw a train of cars. It is on
the opposite sideof the hill, and isiutended
to take a train of six loaded narrow gauf-e
passenger cars from the railroad to the top
of the hill, where passengers may change
to the first incline and descend to the city.
It is 2,11:2 feet feet in length, with a drop
of 1S5 feet. Most of the inclines have been
built or rebuilt of iron within a few jears.
Street Railway Journal.
Quitting an Egyptian Child.
In the Egyptian family the parents
choose a name for their baby by lighting
three wax candles; to each of these they
give a name, one or. tbe three always be
longing to wine deified personage. The
candle that burns the longest bestows the
name iriontiie baby. Cincinnati Commer
The description of a parcel of land in a
Waldo county deed includes the following
lucid passage: "Eight roda to a hole in the
i i a sueu in tue suipyaru. As the
shed was burned sixteen years ago the
autuonties are not exactly clear regarding
that bound. ' ,
A peculiarity of the German bed is its
shortness; besides that it frequently con
sists in part of a large down pillow or upier
mattress, which spreads over the person,
and usually answers the purpose of all
the other ordinary bed clothing combined.
Small coins may be sent with compara
tive safety in letters if first wrapped in
tissue par.er to preveut slipping about and
wearing a hole in the envelope, or a touch
of mucilage will secure a coiu to the inside
page of your letter.
In computing a man's age Chinamen al
ways reckon two years back from the day
when he celebrated his first birthday; or,
in other words, as though he were a year
old at the time of his birth.
It has been proved that adobe residences
are cooler in summer and warmer in win
ter than ordinary dwellings, consequently
they are popular in southern California.
"Talking of peculiarities of appetite,"
said a citizen in conversation, "I know a
man who has not eaten a mouthful of meat
in twenty years."
"A vegetarian, eh?" queried a listener.
"No: be took a sudden dislike to meat of
any kind and gave up eating it. But he
could not tell himself what caused tbe
change in his appetite."
"My wife can never eat an oyster," said
one present, "without her skin breaking
out with purple spots as large as dimes.
She feels no uneasiness, but naturally does
not like to lie spotted like a pard."
"I was acquainted with a eroman out
west," said another of the party, "who
broke out with prickly heat whenever she
saw or tasted goat's milk cheese. Her
husband brought some into the house and
hid it in a cuploard. When she ap
proached it she liegan to shiver and de
clared that she felt the strange prickly
"If 1 did not know that there waa no
cheese in the house I should think it was
that,' she said, and then her husband ac
knowledged that he had done it totst her.
The physiological effect satisfied him that
it was not iu the imagination." Detroit
Mjlrs In Menus.
There is a menu of a creepy, crawly
character a spider's web. The appropri
ateness of the design appears to lie in the
fact that the spider is bent on making a
meal of every little fly. A design of a
prettier character is ou an artistic," rough
edged card a really beautiful etching of
an Old World Quaker iookiug couple.
There is a card for a military dinner
whicb' lietirs iu the corner a band painted
figure of a Iaucer. A card for a sporting
dinner has the picture of a jockey on the
course, whether the first or second I won't
undertake to say. A quaint menu is of a
Chinese character on Chinese paper. 1
don't know for what special class of feast
ers the menu covered with golden bees is
intended, but the card sprinkled with dia
monds, spades, hearts and clubs is evident
ly intended for the devotees of the card
table. New York Herald.
With Modern Improvements.
Author I believe in bringing my fiction
up to date.
Author Now, in my new Texas story I
have for my hero a government rain
maker. He lias things arranged so that
when he and his girl elope he brings down
such a heavy rain on her fat her's ranch
that every stream instantly rises so high
that the old man can't follow them. New
No Atheism In tho Alps.
The following is from a private letter by
Mazzini, published for the first time in The
Century: "1 crossed the St. Gothard; there
was danger, but the rcene is sublime, god
like. No one knows what poetry is who
has not found himself there, at the highest
point of the route, on the plateau, sur
rounded by the peaks of the Alps in the
everlasting silence that speaks of God.
There is no atheism possible on the Alps."
Our Fall and Winter Over
coats will bear the closest in
spection, and tae gentleman in
the picture says he can find no
fault with them, not even with
the button holes; they are all
wool and as widr as you care to
have them; artistically trimmed
and in point of style and fit
they are not excelled, not even
by the merchant tailor. Our
prices are always low enough,
quality taken into considera
tion., Snide goods we refuse to
handle at any price. It's al
ways safe to trade at the
SAM ARNDT, Manager.
1728 Second avenue.
'When Found Make a Note Of.'
When the professojr ftri.es
the key his apt pupils will
make a note of it with' no un
certain sound. (v Musicians
would do well "to make a note
of this address 1726 Second
Avenue -where is located the
musical emporium of D. Roy
c I NTIRE
Wo are the only ones here that
sell genuine Sealette Plush gar
ments. "We have the exclusive
agency for these goods In Hock
Best plush made.
Our guarantee goes with every
made tin 4 c. s?at .
-i- oaccraf,a H
than garment ?0i o
Plush. , 1X13 of i:
TO KEEP TaiJf
we will r.Ti- .
week even it ordinatf
DRIVE IN ctv.t-
We have a i0T rf T
make them sell rt-
t pit o ti r zrOJ-
-, ci.ou; (j to 10year
Rock Island. Illi
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
Furniture and Carps
INJTHE THREE CITIES.
1525 and 1527
121, 120 and 128
CLEM A MM BrSMimim
ROUND OAK STOVES
Are tlie Best.
uy uuy ine-imitatiorsY inr a others nrpnn u m.
when you can buy the genuine
BECKWITH ROUND OAK
For nearly the same price at
Who has also a fine line cf WOOD MASTLES, HEARTHS,
GRATES, ETC. Sole agent for the celebrated
ACORN AND' ALADDEN STOVES AND RANGES.
vur. iwenuem orreet ana JiiJiaa.
113 and 115 Brady Street.
ROOMS 50c to 1.00 Per Day.
THE OLD RELIABLE
S AlVD'lOc STORE
Ills a fall line of CROC KKRY and TINWARE. We have a om ieie lit e 1 h..li.':.y -"
Anjow sishiiig an; thing in our line for TuankjfiviBg, will do w.-i! Iy uii:ii','ur-i;'
MRS. C. MITSCH, 1314 Third Ave
Manufacturer of all kinde of
BOOT8 AND 8HOE3
Gents' Fine Shots a specialty. Repairing done neatly and promptly .
A than of your patronage respectfully solicited. .. . rj,
1018 Becona Ayenue.
Davenport Business College,
COMPLETE IN ALL DEPARTMENTS.
J. C. DUNCANjpaveiir
th wiil.il' -, JL -rl
Ixmsof Brain Power. HeHdw-he. Wsefuln. l-J , thf
sions. NerT.ur.nf.l.iludr. all drains and ",hf l . e rm i'Tusf
Orsans In either sex caueeJ i"ro'iri
L ape of tobacco. opium or stimulants '!,, .Kir."
iK.nsnd Inanity. Putup.nvenieni tocsrryiny 'p.
i...h...Mr.irb With even i'. order we : i 'AT- .talc
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