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TH38 AKGUB. MOKPAY. MAKCfl 14, l&U
fa-toria is Dr. Samuel Pitcher's prescription for Infants
and Cbildr"1 It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor
other Narcotic substance. It is a harmless substitute
f.ir rarefforic, Drops, Soothing Syrups, and Castor Oil.
It is rieasant. Its guarantee is thirty years' use by
Millions of 31 others. Castoria destroys Worms and allays
fevcrih"('ss Castoria prevents vomiting Sour Curd,
cure Piarrha-a and "Wind Colic. Castoria relieves
teetli"S troubles cures constipation and flatulency.
Otoria assimilates the food, regulates fae stomach
and bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. Cas
toria is the Children's Panacea the Mother's Friend.
"astwii is .'in excellent medicine for ehil
t, y.iriuT" have repeatedly told me of its
.effect !' feircluiuren.
i. the l.-t remedy for children of
,ai,-h 1 am acquaint! 'd. I hope the day U not
fa-J ;la:it "I"'11 ni'rtliers wiliconsiuer luereai
. i .v... - ,.l,il.tren. nritl nsfi Castoria in-
.s-royis: kir''J ones' forcing opium.
n .hint. "'!!-"- syrnp uua utucr uuruui
wn tl'.-ir turo:us, tuereuy seuuuig
IIL J. F. KlNCRELOE,
" Castoria is so well i dapted to children that
I recommend it as superior to any prescription
known to me.'1
V.. A, Arcbcr, M. D.,
. Ill So. Oxford St., Brooklyn, N. Y.
" Our physicians in the children's depart
ment have spoken h ghly of their experi
ence in their outside practice with Castoria,
and although we oi ly have among our
medical supplies wha: is known as regular
products, yet we are fi-ee to confess that the
merits of Castoria has won us to look with
favor upon it."
United Hospttal and Dispensary,
Aixen C. Smith, Pres.,
The Centaur Company, 77 Murray Street, New York City.
I. T J a - jt a aai - r a
ratrCEizs iicice iLuu&uy uiiu rrgiect lae A.uoor oi America
MEP RICK'S SPOOL COTTON. -
Hi: -h. Full Ecasttre. and l equally well alaptel f rUaad and Machine
si ing. Tor rale b
MERRICK THREAD CO., 205 Fifth Avenue, Chicago
irt Factory :
Tils Leading Milliner,
V....-V Tii-. 111 ntir'f've.
. :ia! tV-v ar.- t liior-made
Our Pants .
we invite competition,
- ii"i in from over 2(10 dlffcr-
- Tr .i J3 and rp.
il. i-ur u'..rkc.ship cannot he
'" v-'' warra-t. and IllH, bet not
7r-ty Shirt Factory,
. tr i r Loodi crockery (tore.
-' ' ' J n Volk & Co.,
'': C!inds, Biding, Flooring,
; J !: ! "f wood work for builders.
v... het. Third and Foarth avet.
C. O. JD.
221 and 223
'.,U';Mr Work aoneon abort notice,
gf Dre,, gklrU.
rnces as Low as the LoweBt.
Is receiving her Spring Goods
daily, and her 6tock is larger
and more replete than ever be
fore. Call an 1 see it before you
purchase e'se .vhore.
1709 Second Ave.,
tXV"Agnt for the State a I-lanJ dying es-
No. 1724 THIRD AVE.
A. M. & Li. J. PARKER,
ff f irst-class wore and .special attention to
RIXG T3 CP,-
Telephonf No. 1214
A SEVERE LOSS.
Sunday Morning's Fire in Bailey's
Tlie Rock Island
Is the best medium throueh
which to reach the country trade.
Advertisers should have their
announcements ready by Thurs
day morning to insure insertion
in the current week's issue.
The Paid Umirimi it IIilm Ki.trn.
ai Time, mt There is Vet a
FtwTktuj, Waal Ibk 31 In
take In Blowing the Box.
, ssigneb's hotice.
Notice le hereby
hs beea appointed
Minicz ad ttilwT
holding an cluito c
notified to present tl
fflrn-ation within tti
whether wid claim
indebted to said
prompt pay Kent of t
Dated March 1, 19
Ten, tbat the nnde-imed
auizcee of be Northern
comuaoy. and all nenooo
r claims against said The
Kauway company are hereby
e sane to me under oaih or
ree months from this date,
are due or not. All persons
ntor are tequestcd to make
TH0MA9 S. SILVIS,
George E. Diiley'a commisoion house,
217 E.'ebteenth street, was invaded by file
between 2 and 3 o'clock Sunday morning
which with the use of water entailed a
loss, placed by Mr. Bailey at $ 4,0:0, on
which there was insurance of $1,000 in j
Hurst & Donaldson's agency and the
Williamsburg City cjHopany.
The fire was discovered by Louis
GlockhofI who occupies a suite of rooms
in the building adjoining that in wbich
Mr. Bailey's store is situafc d, and who
was on his way home from his store.
Mr. Glockboff rushed up stairs and
quickly aroused his fttnily and then sent
in a telephone message to the Central
engine house. Almost at the same time
an alarm was sent in from box 42 corner
of ThiH avenue and Twentieth street.
There was something wrong in the elec
tric alarm system, however, as 33 showed
up in the waterworks building, and it
was the box blown from the waterworks.
The two companies quartered in the Cen
tral engine house made a eplecdid record
for time and responding to the telephone
message were on their way to the fire be
fore the whistle was through blowing the
The store room wherein the
fire was located was fiiled with dense,
suffocating f mote, and while the firemen
promptly attacked the fire fore and aft
with streams anil soon had the entire store
flooded, tlc7 did not know whether
they were hitting the fire or not. It was
therefore a long hard fight, hut tie men
got there in the end, and the promptness
of the pid system undoubtedly saved
the adjoining buildirjgs. the larueet being
Ilenry Dart's Sons who'esale houss on
The flreserv(d Vo demonstrate one fact,
and that U !he one heretofore advanced
ialHE Akgus, that the chief engineer
should reside noar the Central Engine
house aid be in readiness to rrspocd with
trm company. The idea sugetU-d by
Tiis Argus was that the cily build a cot
tage for tne chief on the south triangle
where be should receive the elirm simul
taneously with the firemen, and until
such time as the city see the advantage
of mtiking such improvement ihe chief
should be roj iired tc have qu'.rters in
thetngice house building.
While, as said before, the firemen re
sponded in most creditable time Sunday
morning, and neglected no doty, had the
chief been on hatd as promptly, and had
the proper means of exactly locating the
fire, which originated under a counter in
the rear of the store, it could have been
combatted right there atd most likely
subdued before it spread to all parts of
store. As it was the promiscuous use of
water was not likely to strike the spot of
tbefire until all the s'ock in the store was
drenched, and in the meantime tLe fire
spread to other part3 of the store. In a
word, the tire was not fousbt on such a
plan as one would expect from a paid
Tee Aiiaus has alwats contended in
its plea for a paid department that ia the
majority of fires there was more tfamage
done by water than by fire. The paid
system is expected to avoid this as far as
possible, and unless the fire is we'll under
headway when the- firemen arrive there
should be no water thrown until the chief
orders it. It is therefore essential th
t le cbitf shou'u be among tue nrst at a
fire. lie should quickly familiarize him
self with the surroundings, locate the Ere
and attack it there and not permit the in
discriminate use oi water. There art-
cases, cf course, and ttey appear every
day in cities hiving the best regulated
departments, where the best of
skill in management and the most pro
ficient service that science can provide
proves unable to cope with the fiery ele
ment. That is to be expected once in a
wbile, but the paid department is ex
pected to make such instances the excep
tion rather than the rule, and that it is
able to do in other cities, and can be
made so in Rock Island. The chief
should make a study of bis business. He
should not only be prompt in getting to
a fire, but he should familiarize himself
wi h all the buildings in town, going
through them all at regular intervals.
He should also acquaint himself with the
working of the electric alarm system and
satisfy himself tbat it is at all times in
good order, and if necessary, call out his
department from different boxes when tie
firemen least expect it. He should drill
his men in climbing ladders, attaching
Lose, etc. Briefly, in time of peace he
should be in constant preparation for
war. Such is Thb Argus' idea of a paid
department wbich it has so long cham
pioned. The chief advantage the city
has in a paid department is tbat it can
always control and manage it. The city
is working in the right direction and
needs only to perfect the service to have
as good as there is in the country.
It baa been suggested that in sounding
the alarm the waterworks blow one long
whistle and then the number of the box
in horter whistles. There need not be
so much hurry about this as to mtke
the alarm indistinct. It is not the whis
tle that calls out the department. The
firemen will be on their way before the
whittle is tl rough blowing, generally.
The whistle is intended to notify the pub
lx of the location of the fire. It wowld
be better therefore, to use more delibera
tion about blowing it the long whistle
would sound the alarm and the others tbe
lwaiion. This would wotk very satis
fac'orily until a bell larger than any
now in the city could be placed on the
Central engine house, and from which
the alarm could be struck automatically.
There was a little fire on the roof of
Gilbert Bowens' house. Ninth street and
Second avenue, shortly after noon yes
terday caused by a spark from the chim
ney, but a couple of buckeis of water
stvd to put it out.
State of On:o, City op Toledo. (
Lccas County. 88
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he is
the senior partner of the firm of F. J.
Cheney & Co., doing business in the city
of Toledo, county and state aforesaid, and
that said firm will pay the sum of one
hundred dollars for each and every case
of catarrh that cannot be cured by the
use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
Frank J. Chexey.
Sworn to before me and subscribed in
my presence, this 6th day of Decemlier,
A. D.. 18S6.
A. W. Glkason,
seal V Notarv Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken intf vns'lv
and acts directly upon tbe blood r-d
mucous surfaces of the system. Smd
for testimonials, free.
P. J. Cheney Co.. Props., Toledo, O.
Sold by drueglsts, 75c.
Miles' Nerve and Liver Fills.
Act on a new principle regulating the
liver, stomach and bowels through the
Derves. A new discovery. Dr. Miles'
Pills speedily cure billiousness, bad taste,
torpid liver, piles, constipation. Un
equalled for men, women, children.
Smallest, mildest, surest! 50 doses 25
cents. Samples free at Hartz & Bahn
en Oil -on. via liioato.
From Feb 22 until F. b. 28 tbe C . R.
I. & P will sell round rip tickets to New
Orleans, g(." ' tr return until March 22 at
tlie r-.'e of $2."i "5.
VTIien r-iby vas Eici. we gave hsr Ca&toria.
Wh.'a she vas a Cliit 1, s?ie cried for CastoriA.
V.'hi-n he tm-anu- ...a o Castoria.
Vn.cr. ::he had f!.iidr.'n,!ie pw them Castoria,
For b auty, for comfort, for improve
meat of the ciraplexion, use ouly Pz
zoni's Powder: there is nothing eqtial to it
WORTHY OF CONFIDENCE.
Mr. R. S- McCullough's Story He was
Discouraged Without Hope The
Result of His Treatment With Scott
"I ws ia a very serious c ir.ditiou when
I visited the Ins'i'n'o," s-t:d Mr. Robert
S. VcC'iIliui'jh. who i e mn'oyed wt the
Davt-ti purl Mills Co. "My trouble was
cuttr.-U ami hui tsihtjd for over four
ye-irs. At first n,y hi ud, nose, eiirs aid
tbr.itt became all stopped so I could
hirrily trea'be or swallow. My appetite
failed, food distressed my stomach and
save me no streuHtb. 1 lost fl-sb rapidly.
1 whs not able to s'eep half the time, and
was more tired acd miserable when I
would yet up than before 1 went to bed. I
had acDsiant dischtriiL- of yello Jv.striDgy,
mucous from my cose and throat. My
tcroat became sore acd voice husky, and
roaring and buzz'r.g noises in my ears,
with severe pains in my chest and sweat
in2 at nibt. Afier tbe second treat
ment I found more benefit than I had by
tbrpe pnvious years doctoring in tbe city
mid I now feel like a new man " Mr. Mc
Cullough has lived in 'be city for 20
vears and worked for tbe Davenport
Mills company for nine years, and will
g''ftd!y talk with anyone similarly
KOr.EItT 9. W. MCCIXOCOn,
1203 V. Third Street. Davenport. I)wa.
Catarrh, Diseases of the Eye, Ear,
Xose, Throat and Lungs.
Tbe Institute, wbich was formerly
located at C23 Main street, has moved to
the Ryan block rooms5 and 6, making
il more convenient for the mnny patients
who are treated daily. No cises taken
where any doubt of an entire cure exists.
Consultations always fre at tbe Ios'itute.
Office houre in the evening for those whe
cannot conveniently attend during the
SCOTT MEDICAL INSTITUTE,
Office Hours 9 to 11 a. m ., 2 to 4 p.
m.. 7 to 8 p.m. Rooms 5 and 6 Ryan
block, over Boston store, corner Second
and Brady meets. No office hours
For HOUSE FURNISHINGS
Bedroom Suits from - $14 00 and up
Parlor Sets, best makes, - 20.00 and up
Baby Carriages from - 5.00 and up
A complete line Gasoline Stoves, 3 00 and up
Carpets, great variety, from 20o per yd. and up
Curtains and Rugsprices lower than ever.
We can save you money.
We have added an upholstery department and
can make over your carpets, re-cover your chairs,
lounges or parlor suit.
Estimates fum'shed for repairing or furnish
ing new, whenever called upon. Our te -ms as
CASH OR OR 3D IT.
C. A. MECK,
322 Brady Street, Davenport, la.
O;ion very cveniog until 8 0) oVl ck, an 1 Sturdtvs until 10.0:).
M. YE RBTTR Y,
AGENCY FOR THE
STB AM and HOT WATER
I'tEce and Mcj -.'19 Ff'Mintb rtH Ic'tltfii-ll
CIIAS. W. YEREI RY, Maimer.
Rock Island, 111.
laPEC TAG ;
PATENTED JlaY,2i srO
PROTECT YOUR EYES 1
MR. H. HIRSCHBERG,
The wtll-knuwn t'p"iri.in of 6i9 lilive St.
( S. E. ror. 7. h ml Oiivf ), St. ixni hs-
BiIoiDUdT. fl. Thi.ma-ss aent for tiia
celi!b'1 iJiamond Speciaciu and Eye
glasses and alfo for bis Diamond Noa
CiinL';ah;e !pectaclt and Kveeiasaes.
The c as-ri are the urcatet" invention
ever made in erectar"e. Uy a rirojter
coti'lruction of the Lena a jicrsou pur
chasinir a pair of the; Non-Chaneeable
Gls-es never ha to chani e thefe planes
from the eyes, ami every ra r purchased
1 guaranteed, fo that if Ihev ever leave
the eycr (no matter how or scratched tl.e
l.enf are) tlicy will furnih the ptrty
with a new rir of vlac free of charge.
T. H. THOMAS ha-a fn 1 asiwrtment
and iuviteg all to tutlrfv themselves
of the great f nijerlorit of thefe G!ae
ever any and all other now In u?e to call
and examine the same at T.1L I'homad',
druEis: and optician, Koc Irland
No Peddlers Supplied.
NEW STOCK OF
Boots and Shoes.
All goods maikedia plain figures, which will
convince yon that they are the lowest in the city
City Buss and Express Line.
Telephone Kock Island or Harper Hotels for buss or express
wagon and you will receive proixpt attention.
TIMBEKLAKE & SPENCER, Props.
DAVIS & CO,
Heating and Ventilating Engineers,
Gas and Steam Fitting,
A complete line cf Pipe, Brass Goods, PackiDg Hose,
Fire Brick, Etc. Largest and beet equipped
establishment west of Chicago.
DAVIS BLOCK, lloline, HL
1712 First Ave,, Rock Island, I1L
Residence Telephone!! 169.