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THE AUGUST TUESDAY MAY 17, 1892
Call 4t the May grocery.
Wall paper at 8utcliffe'a. .
Fresh strawberries at the Hay grocery.
Frustrated Ben Hur. Harper's theatre
Fresh regetables of all kinds at the May
Clean house paper, calsomine, paint
and hare the work done by Sutcttffa.
Fresh spinach, asparagus, tomatoes,
xadishes and onions at the May grocery.
Re. R. F. Sweet has gone to Quincy
n attend the Episcopal conrention of the
The largest stock, the finest selection,
tie lowest price and all the latest pat
terns in wall paper at George Sutcliffe's
Call at Satcllfle's and make your selec
tion of wall paper. lie has the largest
stock in the three cities, and will do your
- Samuel McCormick pleaded guilty to
petit lareeny in the county court yester
day and was fined $25 and costs and gir
en 24 hours in the county jail.
Mrs. Frank Sisson, of Davenport, sis
teT of Mrs. Dr. A. H. McCandless of this
city, died this morning. She leaves with
ier husband three children.
0;to Sitb has sold his saloon at - the
corner of Seventeenth street and Fourth
avenue to Edward S. Frusem, late of
, Texts, who is now in possession.
Five handsome new 16-foot trailers
Se signed to match the motor cvs, were
I rough t over from Davenport this morn
ing. Tbey are numbered from 100 up.
Col. George F. Robenson, of the Rock
Island Car-Journal lubricMor, equipped
the fast train of the R. I. & P. with Rock
Island car journa's complete this moraine.
The May grocery was closed yesterday
to invoice the merchandise. It will be
open for business this morning with M.
Arnold, the new proprietor, in possession
R. A. Donaldson yesterday sold a de
sirable lot on Seventeenth street between
Seventh and Eighth avenues to J. F.
Monger for $950. Mr. Munger will erect
a handsome residence on it.
Joshua Wadsworth, one of the best
knowncitizens of Moline, died Sunday
afternoon. His sge was 75 years. The
funeral occurred from the Congregational
church, Moline, this afternoon.
A lady or gentleman of business turn,
with $50 capital, can find a profitable in
vestment by inquiring at room 46, Rock
Island house, city, on Wednesday morn
ing between 8:30 and 12 o'clock.
Harry Griffith, the 9-year o'.d son of
Prof. G. E. Griffith and wife, fell from a
tree a distance of about 12 feet this morn
ig. Dr. Myere was called to attend him,
hat the lad's injuries are not thought to
The ladies' auxiliary of the T. M. C.
A. are preparing a rich treat for the pub
Bc,consisting of a series of tableaux giv
ing the most dramatic scenes from Gen .
Lew Wallace's popular book. Prominent
society people will take part.
Tne Tri-City Methodist Lay associa
tion met Sunday. Resolutions were
passed, endorsing the measure introduced
in general conference providing for relief
fox conference claimants by an annual
abservance ef "Veterans' Day," and a tax
of $12 annually upon the active preach--czsfor
their fund; also resolutions pro
testing against any change in the discip
line regarding amusements. These were
ordered sent to the general conference.
Prof. Ernst Otto, of the Great Western
band, of Davenport, is soliciting subscrip
tions for a series of six summer concerts
to be given at Hincher's Elm street gar
. den, commencing the first week in June.
This will be the third season of Prof.
Otto's concerts and all have been delight
fairy successful. Mr. Hincher has made
some attractive improvements in the
t rounds Bince last season which the tub
lie will appreciate.
What was to have been a 20-round
glove contest between Billy O'Brien, of
St. Paul, and a colored light weight
known as the "Minnesota Kid" came off
at the Northwest Turner hall in Daven
port on Saturday night. Billy Gibsoj
was master of ceremonies and Tommy
v Ryan was referee. O'Brien's tactics in
' eluded some good sparring and dodging
and he was awarded the fight in the
sixth round when the "Kid" was plainly
winded. A large crowd of sports wit
nessed the bout, and it is said to have
Veen quite interesting at times.
Mr.,aud Mrs. Louis May, in retiring
rom the grocery business, return their
sincere thanks to the people of Rock Isl
snd and Moline whose patronage has
t enerously supplemented their efforts to
. bnild up the large retail grocery business
which will hereafter be conducted by M.
Arnold. They are grateful for the favors
"-which they have striven to deserve, and
tbey take pleasure in recommending their j
successor, Mr. Arnold, as a man of
energy, enterprise and integrity, in every
way worthy of the confidence' and good
will t hich they bespeak for him. .
The following real estate transfers
have been made through Reidy Bros,
agency during the last few days.. Thee
dore IVee disposed of his property at the
cornet of Seventh avenue and Tweflth
street to John Muldoon, who has lately
moved to the city from Parker. 8. D., the
consideration being $3,000. Oliver 01-
sen ao d his property on Seventh avenue
betwe a Twenty-first and Twenty-second
streets to Meyer Rosenfleld for $2,000,
and John Van Hoorbecke sold to H. B.
McKee a cottage located on Seventh ave
nue between Tenth and Eleventh streets
Mlacatalaaa Atteadaat Up a xat
KvealBs'a ;ceaacll neet lag-flat
Hew re, Ete.
At 1 ist night's meeting of the city
council the contract for printing 500
copies of the annual reports of the
city ofli rs was awarded to J. W. Pot
ter for 45.
A recommendation permitting the lay
ing of a temporary switch on Twenty
fourth itreet to David Stephens was
The council concurred in the recom
mendation of the permanent improvement
of Twel'th street to the city limits and
sidewalk) to grade.
The plat of Barth & Bibcock's addition
to the city, lying between Seventeenth
and Tweatieth south of Twelfth avenue,
was presented by the committee without
recommeidations, and considerable dis
cuitijn fallowed. Aid. Evans favoring its
adoption as presented, while Aid. Hues-
ing protected that the plat should not be
adopted nnless the petitioners straighten
Twelfth nvenue. William Jackson and
H. W. Dosinberre spoke in favor of the
plat, and Mr. Haesing's amendment that
the plat te adopted only on condition
that Twell th avenue be striigbtened, was
lost and tl e original motion of Aid. Ev
ans to adopt the plat prevailed nnani'
The street and alley committee and
mayor wer 3 authorized to secure figures
on a 10-poand steam roller .and report .at
the next meeting.
Aid. Gujer presented a report from the
sewer committee on a petition for a sewer
south of Thirteenth avenue, and for an
13 inch sever on Forty-fourth street to
partially rel eve the undergrade crossing,
and also for a survey for other sewers
and laterals in the upper part of the city,
including the Columbian exposition
grounds, the cost to be defrayed by
special as sament. The report was
Aid. Sch-oeder presented a revised
scale of watt r rates to consumers above
4.000 gallons per month under the meter
measurement It provides for a reduc
tion to the heavy consumers, and the
same was iidopted., and the ordinance
committee instructed to draft an ordi
nance provicTng for the same.
Aid. Guyer offered an important ordi
nance provid ng for the establishment of
grades at the expense of the land owners
with the acceptance of the plats, and such
acceptance bt ing contingent upon these
provisions. The ordinance was adopted.
Aid. Knox offered a resolution looking
to the settlemsnt of the question of im
provement of Twentieth street south of
Ninth avenue either by macadam or pave'
ment at the discretion of property hold'
era, and the same was adopted, after
which the council adjourned to next Mon
day evening when the appropriations will
THE COLUMBIAN FOURTH.
In the circuh court yesterday afternoon
the case of John Mestorf, charged with
rape, was taken up and a jury impanneled
in the case. William McEniry, J. M.
Beardsley and J. T. Ken worthy appeared
for the defense and the case was con
tinued until this morning, when after
hearing the evidence in the case the court
instructed the j lry to bring in a verdict
for the defendant which was done.
Judge Glenn yesterday Granted a decree
of divorce to Mt.ry Riog from her hus
band John Ring and another to Clarinda
Beatty from her husband, J. V. Beatty.
Judge Glenn t esires all members of the
bar to be in com t tomorrow morning at
9 o'clock when tie last jury trial list for
the term will be made up.
Its Exc ellent Qualities
Commend to public approval the Cali
fornia liquid firuit remedy Syrup of Figs.
It is pleasing to the eye, and to the taste
nd by acting gently on the kidneys, liver
and bowels, it cleanses the system effect
ually, therebv pn moting the health and
comfort o r wb use it.
Used in Millions ef Hastes 40 Years tl ie Standard
The Committer Arraaa-emeata ue
The committee on arrangements for the
Twin-City Columoian Fourth of July
celebration met this morning in Moline
with Capt. M. W. Lyon in the chair and
E. JR. Sleight secretary. The committee
took hold of the work with vim, and
mapped out its plan for a grand celebra
tion on the Columbian grounds, sub-corns
mittees being appointed as follows:
Grounds, grand stand, etc, S. 8.
Music and bands Will R. Johnson.
Fire works W. It. Moore.
Privileges John Ohlweiler.
Parade and historical floats M. Y.
Railroads and advertising B. C. Eea
Amusements J. M. Beardsley.
The committee signified its readiness to
report to the Twin City committee ef 21,
and a meeting will be held Friday eve
ning. Aaxatisia University Aimoclatlou
TheAugustana University association
held its first annual election last night.
The report of the board of trustees i.nd
the treasurer was a most favorable .one.
The plans presented for the university
exposition were thoroughly discussed
from every point of view, and afterwards
left over to the board and an executive
committee to further modify and carry
out. The following officers were elected.
President Prof. C. W. Fots.
Vice presidents C. A. Wendall and
A G. Andeison.
Secretary L. D. Hawkins.
Board of trustees Prof. J. E. Gustus
and Rev. J. Jesperson for three years,
Dr. J. W. Stewart and J. li. Oikleaf
two year, C. A. Rosander and Alfred
Appell one yea.
Executive committee to assist ic all
matters pertaining to the exposition T.
A. Godebd, of Maline, O. P. Olson, A.
G. Anderson and Prof. V. O. Peterson.
To this committee was also added the
president of the association and the gen
eral manager to be" elected. The com
mittee on plans and propos als for the ex
position had done ixcellent work and
submitted a well worked out system.
The following were the committee: fc.
Jacobson, Prof. J. E. Gustus, Prof. P.
G. Sjoblom. A. G. Anderson and C. A.
The association is not yet one year old,
but numbers already 145 members, of
which about two-thirds were present last
night, some' even from outside places.
The conservatory of music will give a
free musical treat in College chapel next
The Leonard Cleanable
Quick Meal Gasoline .
Stoves, guaranteed to have
Call and examine. Bold only
1615 and 1617 Second Avenue
New styles of
At InflJill 4k. Clelai'a Ton ar raw.
Xature should be
assisted to throw
does it so well, so
promptly, or so
safely as Swift's
LIFE HAD NO CHARMS.
For three years I was troubled with mala
rial poison, which caused my appetite to fail,
and 1 was greatly reduced in flesh, and life
lost all its charms. I tried mercurial and
potash remedies, but to no effect I could
get no relief. I then decided to try KjjJWl
A few bottles of this wonderful 2iaaaattJ
medicine made a complete and permanent
cure, and I now enjoy better health than ever.
J. A. Rice, Ottawa, Kan.
Our book on Blood and Skin Diseases
Swift Specific Co., Atlanta, Ga.
D. ROY BOEBY'S,
1726 Second Ave.
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Always on hind the flnett brands of doirestic
snd Imported cizars. All brands ot tobacco.
The score ot all the ball games will be received
L. GLOCKHOFF, Prop.,
18C8 Second Ave.
One case Standard Prints
These are not the cheap
, trash usually sold at 4
l-2c, but are regular 6
l-2c goods. Quantity
limited to each customer.
Some interesting fabri
large lot of Ribbons
erad nf liiv. , lot
very good. WrtS
many uses to which tw
MOTH PROOF BAS-
You are probsUv aW ,;. .
wondering how to safe'y kfn .
the summsr vonr Bei cyL . ::v lt,r;ia
sacque. or woolen Ewnts 1 vri'4
proof has m tw,. ...:... ' 4
ble, COc snd 00c ; no ii,.';,"'51
menu kept in thtse ba. " l
Rock Island. Illinois.
RUGS, RUGS, RUGS,
ALL SIZES AND ALL PRICES.
Smyrna Rugs, 36x72 inches, at .J.00.
" 30x60 " at i.;.
" 26xJ4 " at 1.52.
This sale lasts for 10 days and the prices are for
cash only. Call early while the
STOCK IS COMPLETE.
CLEMANN & SALZMANN
1525 and 1527
124, 123 and 12S
POCKET KNIVES and SRTSSORS rb tha Mo-bast t;
for quality. If you want a good knife try one.
One need not be told what a nice present an elegant Carting
Set like those I have to show will be. Also those
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Every Woman that kPTH hnnaa wonta nna Wrnntrht Iron
finish Fire Seta and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders m&da in Tin
guaranteed. These are all good things to buy at Christmas or
any other time. Come in and see how much I have to 6howyou
that is useful and novel in housekeeping goods.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock Tsland.
Largest, Finest and BEST LINE in the Tri-cities.
ZiPiices G-uaranteed Lower than the Lowest,
One Pair will OUTWEAR TWO of any other make.