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(.National Sauk Building, Rock Island, 111.
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Oaee in Bengaton's block. Rock Island, Iil.
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secarity.make collections. Reference, Mitch
ell ft Lynde. bankers. Office in Postofnca block.
S. W. ODELL,
ATTORNEY AT LAW Former v of Port Byron,
and during the past two years with the firm of
Browning A Entriken at Moline, has now ouncd
aa otice in the Auditorium bui.dlcg, room &, at
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Newsstand. Five cents per copy.
J. F. MYEBS, X. D
connection with a general practice, makes
specialty of diseases of women.
Residence, 14- Second Ave. Rock Island.
OBce. cor Second Ave. and Fifteenth street.
Hour: 9 to H a. ra. and S to 6 p. m.
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PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Office n Mitchell ft Lj ode's Budding.
Rooms 9 and 10.
Tklbthoiii 1545. Till Elevator.
E. M. SALA.'M. Di
OCce over Krell & Math's Restaurant.
In office at all hours.
CafSpccitil Office Hours : 9 to 11 a. m., 2 to 4
and 7 to 8 p. m. ,
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Teeth extracted without pain by the new
No.1716 Second avenne. over Krell A Math's.
GEO. P. STAUDTJHAR,
Plans and superintendence for all claaa of
Rooms 53 and 55, Mitchell ft Lynde building
DRS. BICKEL iSCHOEMAKER
Mitchell & Lrnde's Block, Rooms 29-81.
R, M. PEARCE,
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Horst von Koeckritz,
Prescriptions a Specialty,
irth Are. and Twentw-Thlrd St.
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School Bodks;Toys and Candy,
Tablets and Stationery.
. . A full line ol freeh f
f ' ' ' '
Cigars and Tobacco
Always on hand,
W. TREFZ & CO.,
2223 Fourth Ave.
' Children Cryfor
Tho Columbian Enterprise Heartily
, . Commended ...
Hot nd hiiorttaieat f the) ; re a t
Twla-Oty Exposition sad Fair
Word From Represent
K the Twin-City Columbia enterprise
wen to fail it would not be because it Is
not a project which commends itself as
aa it vestment, and not because people
are i ewilling to invest in it, but because
the proper persistency is not exer
cised in securing subscriptions to stock.
Ii is a safe assertion that there is hardly
a sut scriber to stock s far who will not
iacreisehis, proportion if necessary to
insure the success of the enterprise.
Several have already done this. George
Wamer, of the Atlantic brewery, jester
day formally doubled his subscription
makiig it $1,000, while Joseph Huber
raised bis original pledge to $100.
Tho most conservative of our business
men heartily commend the investment
from a business standpoint. Aside from
the vantages which it will bring to
Rock Wand, they regard it speculatively
a splendid opportunity. '
The ideas of a number of citizens on
the sulgect are appended:
E 11. Ouyer: There are some very en
courapng features about this work and
some very oiscouraniue; features. Among
the fo'mer. I will mention the universally
conceded merit of the project its public
benefits in the way of advertising our
city, and in promoting trade-its bene
fits to each tradesman in bringing more
trade than all the money spent for adver
tising, its benefits to each citizen in fur
Dishing a home place of amusement that
will excel anything in the west. Through
the peitistency of the press the people
are the roughly persuaded of these advan
tages sod of the absolute necessity of
availing ourselves of this opportunity at
once. Among the discouraging features
I will mention; first, the shirking of
many of Uie committeemen intrusted with
the disagreeable duty of soliciting, mak
ing the task tenfold more difficult to those
actually doing the work; second, the uns
willingness of our business men to draw
from to sir business large sums to invest
in the s ock, although they are all con
vinced f the merits ef the investment,
thus actually rendering indifferent, citi
zens who hLve no business at stake and
who wo aid be led by public spirit alone
to subscribe far more stock than some of
our tradesmen are taking This dis
courage nent can and will be remedied by
thoroughly convincing the merchants of
the vita, necessity of taking a large inter
est even though each one has to shoulder
additional liability. There is a manifest
absurdity in less stock being taken by
each of our merchants than his annual
advertis ug expense amounts to. The
enterprise they have displayed in the past
year in advertising and expanding ha9
manifestly pa d them well and benefitted
the city, and the same enterprise will
force them to further this projoct when
it is proptTly presented. People need
not fear that the undertaking will be de
feated by any lukewarmness in Holine.
We will Hhow up $50,000 in Rock Island
after the windup of a very imperfect
canvass' t.nd without securing a single
subscription that will embarrass the
stockholder. Should Moline flunk, the
Rock Islitnd stockholders together with
the count ry, which is now being actively
organized, will go on with the undertak
ing. I know that such is the spirit of
our peop e. But "Proud Moline" will
no flunk . They have too much at stake.
The shrevd and energetic men who sell
their goo is in all parts of the world
know that Moline has the advantage over
Rock Island in the name chosen for the
exposition, that the name will serye to
give to Moline what Rock Island already
has. viz, a geographical identity. The
name is now though universally known
and respected, yet known to the great
world only as a trade mark for superior
goods believed by many to be the name
of a mant.fac.urer. The advertising of
the Molina and Rock Island exposition
will give Idoline a geographical identity
that it now needs. Discouraging cir
cumstances and bad weather nave re
larded the work in Moline, but the pro
ject has a) warm friends there as here.
and they will not permit Moline to lose
. I have organized 26 successful excur
sions is Michigan, and know the require
ments. I also organized the first sue
cessf ul excursion on the Peoria road to
Bock Inland, bringing here over 1,209
people. Also an excursion on the Day
enport & Northwestern. This localisy,
with the Arsenal, Black Hawk tower and
Prospect i ark presents possibilities in
that line hive often caused me to wonder
why the merchants here did not club to
gether and employ sn experienced man
to develop the business. It would pay
them, with no thanks to the foresight or
enterprise of our tradesmen whatever,
the reputation of this loca'ity as an ex
cursion ceiter has developed through
its own me -its and spontaneously, and I
know of no point presenting such possi
bilities in tiat line with a proper place
provided f r the entertainment of excur
sions such as the exposition will furnish.
and with a company formed to push this
feature. Moline acd Rock Island can
win a reputation as the banner encamp
ment and e' cursion cities of the west, and
all this will result in exceeding profit to
our mierca mis. You; can assure the
public that the exposition- is a wincing
card, if half the people will do half their
M. M. Sturgeon: There is no ques
tion in my judgment about the exposition
being a pay og investment. I tie only
thing that surprises me is the apparent
apathy of c ur merchants and business
men. Tbey seem to think that they
have done a 1 that is necessary when they
'have subscribed to the stock to a -limited
extent. I b ive been in attendance upon
several meetings now, and to my surprise
I find the mi st enthusiastic workers are
men who do not and ' cannot -expect any
great return in the way of either business
for themselves or trout. There seems
to be an undercurrent of. enthusiasm
determination to make the thing a sue
cess, on the part of a great many. If
the merchants, hotels, restaurants and
other business bouses, and tbe persona
who are to be tbe recipients ef the actual
benefits, will only come to the front and
display a reasonable fraction of the inter
est in it - that seems to characterize so
many others, our part of the stock will
be quickly taken. There is no doubt but
they have done well, but in my judgment
tbey have nowhere approached nor ap
preciated the! magnitude and possibili
ties of the thing. The situation is pro
lific with figures and facta to demonstrate
that the thing will pay, and pay abund
antly. It is a known fact that the Scott
county fair has in two years paid over
$50,000 out of tbe proceeds of its earn
ings. Take for instance tbe fact, and it
is a fact, that during the five days that
fair was in nmimw laat littp them bam
from 10,000 to 80.000 strangers in tne '
city of Davenport over and above the or
dinary business travel and traffic, and
that tbey were substantially all there to
spend money and did spend it, and esti
mate if you can the volume of business
done by every one who had anything to
sell. Rock Island itself spent many
thousands of dollars over there . The fer
ry count shows that fully 12,000 people
passed between the two cities during that
week. The bridge count shows 24 000
more and the street railway count shows
22,000. Besides the C, K.I & P. R.
R. company run a special train across the
bridge eyery hour. The Milan bridge
shows an exc ss of about 1 000 teams
passing during that week. With these
facta and figures staring our business
men in the face it isn't probable that a
single one of them will hesitate to take
stock freely. Liberal advertising is al
ways regarded as a good indication of
"business, enterprise and thrift. In fact.
tbe matter of advertising has become a
fine art, and the business men ot this
city spend every , year more money for
advertising than iney have so far sub
scribed for the stock of this exoosition
without any other return than an increase
of business. Yet here is an undertaking
that will bring thousands of people to
their very door and keep them here for
many days, and tho investment itself is
substantial and secure. I do not believe
that tbey are either blind or indifferent,
and upon further effort they will double
their subscriptions if necessary. They
ought to. I do not believe thu thing
Dr. G. G. Craig: It would require
sometime for me to formulate my rea
sons for favoring the Columbian expo
sition project satisfactorily, but briefly
tbey are as follows: 1. I believe the
people are beginning to realize the truth
in the old adage, "All work and no play
makes Jack a dull boy," an 1 are becom
ing more like the Germans in character,
and require a little amusement sand-
witched in as a sort of spice in life.
Therefore a place for recreation and
pleasure is necessary, and the gap oe
tween the two cities is now almost
closed, leaving the Brooks tract the only
available place obtainable for that pur
pose. 2. 1 believe it would advertise
our cities and be a source of attraction
to strangers to come and see our natural
local advantages, and help build us up.
They would also spend some money here.
I think it would be safe to estimate that
far each day that a visitor would be here
the sum of $2 would be left by him.
Therefore if we can attract annually 50.
000, people here on an average for one
day, $100,000 would be expended by
tbem. I believe by proper management
this can be done. 3. By uniting the
county in thii enterprise a friendly feeling
will be cultivated among the people of
the county, which wili be to the mutual
advantage of us all. I expect it to de
velop cordial relations between Rock
Island and Moline, which will undoubt
edly result in their union, and which
would be of incalculable benefit to both
cities. 4. When I subscribed for my
stock I considered it a sort of a semi-donation.
I subscribed simply to do my
Bhare towards helping to boom the
town, and because 1 wanted to see a
handsome fairground, and recreation and
driving park so near our business center,
but after thinking .the matter over and
hearing discussed the various attractions
and source of revenue that would be de
rived from it by a careful management of
the concern, If I were now to subscribe I
would do it as an investment. I under
stand that the Davenport fair ground and
driving park stock has paid well. If
that be so this ought to pay much better,
for it would be hard to imagine a more
accessible location anywhere right in
tbe center of a population of 75,000 peo
ple within a radius of five miles, with
railroad cars, electric cars and paved
streets leading to it from all directions.
William Jackson: There seems to be
a general demand that the exposition
project shall fully recognize the agricul
tural interests of the county. I think
Uiis is right. ; We are dependant largely
upon tbe firmer, and he must be recog
nized. It gives a healthy tone to our cit
ies to see our streets crowded with the
farmers, their wives, sons and daughters
I am very much in favor of tbe plan nf a
horse fair held at noted intervals. '-1 am
told tbey hold one at Sterling. 111. , and it
is quite an interesting occesion. It
would bring our graunds horsemen
and horse racers from a radius of 50
miles, and horse buyers from a consider
able distance. The location and extent
of our grounds would be very attractive
for th purpose of such a fair. From the
time I first saw Rosa Bonheur's picture
at "the horse fab" the name has been in
teresting to me. There is a great deal
of interest and pleasure connected with
such an occasion. There is much excite
ment to see the sellers showing off the
fine points of their horses; then there is
great pleasure in viewing a fine display
of horses. Such a fair as this
would bring hundreds to our city and
as a rule a class of people who would
spend their money liberally, in tbe inter
est of our local buiness. I hope this feat
ure wont be abandoned. When once
established tbe horse fair would be one
of tbe most interesting . features of
tbe exposition plan, and certainly of
great advantage to oar business men.
Phil Mitchell: With the sUKsk sub
scribed as intended I regard the exposi
tion as a safe investment - I consider
that a county fair should be made the
most prominent feature, as it promises
the greatest success, both in regard to
profits for the association, profits for '.he
dealers of the two cities, by waom it is
fostered, and for the farmers of this and
adjuioing counties, who, I am sure, will
unite to mike it a grand success. Tbe
site selected for this and tbe other legiti
mate purposes is, without doubt, the best
that ean be found within a radius of 100
miles R jck Island county needs a first
class agricultural fair to be held every
year, and now is the time to start it.
With proper management it can be made
profitable and creditable."
Dr.JQ. L. Eyster: It is the best thing
that Rock Island has ever became inter
ested in. and if the twin-cities Carry out
the plans before them and place the com
psny undtr proper management, it will be
something more far reaching than any of
T. H. Thomas: I regard it as a splen
did investment and an enterprise which
wilt be attended by tbe best possible re-
ills to Rock Island. I hope it will suc
c1. Father Thomas Mackin : It is some
thing in which wo should all be inter
ested. Every man should have an inter-
eat in i' i
I can recommend Ely's Cream Balm to
all sufferers from dry catarrh from per
sonal experience. Michael berr. Phar
1 bad catarrh of tbe head and throat for
five years. I used Ely's Cream Balm, and
from tbe first application I was relieved.
The sense of smell, which bad been lost.
WwS restored after using one bottle. I
have found the Balm the only satisfactory
remedy for catarrh, acd it has effected a
cure in my case. H. L. Myer, Waverly,
N. Y. 153
J. E. Montrose, Manager.
ALL WEEK. COMMENCING
MONDAY EVE., APKIL 18.
The Wonderful Child Actress,
And a company of New York playrrs in repertoire
of dramas and comedies, supporting
Mao M. Barnes, Evin A. Summers,
And Miss Louise Reming,
Late of tbe Chanfraa Arkansas Travslcr Co.
LITTLE EDNA REMING
Will introdu:e hr wonderful Specialties, "Nellie
Ciaucey,' "Ka,cl Urcntns," e:c.
Opening Bill Monday Night,
Hearts of Gold.
Popular Prices - IS, 90 and SO cents.
Grand Matinee Saturday afternoon.
Burtis Opera House,
CHAS. T. KINDT. Manager.
EASTER MONDAY ATTRAC
TION, APRIL 18th.
The Brilliant and Distinguished Actress,
In her Grand Snccessfnl Play,
- La Czarina, -
EMPRESS OF RUSSIA.
Beautiful Stage Scenery.
Prices SI 25. Sl.O l. 73. f,0 and 25 cent?. Seata
at Flnke.a rnursday. April 14th. Telephone. 20.
Burtis Opera House,
Thursday, April 21.
To the management.
Giant Success. The Grand Military P,aeant,
MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE.
Never anything lit it in this city before.
Greatest war play ever written. Terrible bat
tle ssene, military bands, horses, fife and dram
corps, grand illuminations, revolving transforma
tions, startling scenic sensation.
Absolutely and beyond all qneatidn the most com
plete production ever seea here.
Prices-fl. SO, 11.35, $1.00. 75 and 50c Seat
aala Monday morning, April 18, at Fluke'a. Tele
phone No. 20
gPKCIAL COMMISSIONER'S SALIC.
STATB OK I LLINOIbT l
Roca Island Cocktt. . f
In the Circuit Court of the January Term, A.
D. 18M. In Chancery.
George Cleland, COarlotte Park, Charlotte E
Horn. Frederick W. Hillfer, Abbie H. Billler
and Miriam U Hillicr by Klmore W. Bnrst.tbeir
guardian. David E. Park, Zella L. Park and
John B. Pirk by their next friend, Sarah Park,
petitioners, vs. Joseph Hiilier and John S.
Hilliea, defendants Partition.
Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a de
cree of said court entered In the above entitled
canse on tne 5th day of March, A. D. 189S. I shall
on Fridav, the 8th day of April. A. D. 18U2, at the
hour of o'clock In tbe afte noon, neon the
premises hereinafter described, to satisfy said
decree, sell at public aucUon to the highest and
oes Didder lor casn In nana, those certain par-a
countv ot Roca Island, and state of Illinois,
known an1 described as follows, to-wit:
The east halt of of lot five (5) and the west half
of lot four (4). all in block nine () in that part of
the city of ttock Island that is known aa Tbomp
aon and Wells' addition.
Dated at Rock Island, Illinois, this 9th day of
March, A. D. 181. OLIVER ULSEN,
JacksosT ft Hcbst, Solicitors for Compl t's.
Leave Your Orders for
Carner Eleventh street nd Tenth avenue.
T- le hone No. 1230.
H. P. LAMP Manaeer.
j tn -:, ir a 't c. t,ov ir eti
miiij in.ouiion tecs IaBi,nfn.
nam- aiju to lancfijish
As MO mUs. Shi
mil AlKHAim OilO, IHICAGO.
W -M I I I I I U 1 as" Ml
THE MOLINE WAGON,
The Moline Wap Go.
Manufacturers Ol FARM, SPRING AND FREIGHT WAGOSS
A full and complete line af Platform and other Spring Wagon, etpecaily sop-i toita
Western trade, of superior workmanship and finifh. Illnstnted Prire L;-t fretos
application. See the MOLINE WAGON before purchase?
INCORPORATED X7BDBB THB STATB LAW.
Roek Island Savings Bank,
BOOK ISLAND, ILL.,
Open daily from 9 a. m. to 4 p. m., and Saturday evenings from T to g o'clock.
Fire per cent Interest paid on Deposits. Money loaned on Personal, Col.
lateral, or Real Estate Security
. r. RBTNOLDS, Pres. T C. DBXKXAXN, Tice-Pres. J. M. BCF0RD, Cut::
P. I Mitchell. B. P. Reynolds, P. C. Denkmann. John Crnbsnrh. B. P. Boll.
Phil Mitchell, L. Simon. B. W. Hurst, i. M. Biford.
Jacksob ft Hra st. Solicitors.
lafBegan business July 8. 1880, and occupy the southeast comer ef JS-.tche": A Lyadf'itet
J. B. ZIMMER,
Has just received a large invoice of the latest Imported atd Dnn:.-t:c : g Mi
Snitings. which be is selling at $25.00 and up. Bis line of overc.isiir.ts car.: : 'i
weat of Chicago. A rery fine line of pants, which he is seilirg at $ to i.d -5- ( :;
and make jonr selection while tbe stock is complete.
Stab Block, Opposite Habpeb Hook.
J. lYIa CHRISTY,
HllOTlCTIInEB Cf CEOEBS IK 6SH
Ask Yoar Orocer for Them.
IVt air t'
The Christy "Othtek" ti Cbrs'y ""
ROC I BUM
1803 Second Avenue.
J. T. DIXON
And Dealer in Mens' Fine Woolens.
O. J. W. SCHREINEB,
Contractor and Builder,
1181 acd 1138 Fourth avenue.
Hesidencc 1119 Fortfc
Plans and specifications furnished on all classes of work : also Jgj1 ;e.
Sliding Blinds, iomething new, stylish ana isu'1).