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TO BE CONTESTED.
Isquiry to be Made Into the Legal
5ty of the School Election.
r. Trntadale and Hfssi-m. John Oh.
Wttltfe and John Crntianch
Have Connpntert to Slake
The result of laBt Tuesday's school
election as it appears on the face of the
returns Will be contested.
In response to the earnest solicitation
of a large number of citizens. Dr. CaN
Tin Truesdale, and Messrs. John Ohlwei
kt and John Crubaugh have consented to
atinstiiute themselves a committee of cit
iiens to make the contest. The exact
froucd of the contest is not yet known.
M the committee meets this afternoon to
determine upon a course of action, re
tain counsel, etc.
The gentlemen it is believed will un
dertake the contest for the single pur
pose of establishing the principle as to
whether the schcol law governing the el
Ction in Reck Island last Tuesday is va
St, not only in the interpretation of that
Kction which extends the elective fran
rhise to women, but to determine if the
elec tion in Rock Island was conducted in
legal form under any circumstances.
The contest will be entered without
respect to personal preferences, but for
ike sirgle aim, as stated,
9t learning thioagh the prop
er forms of law whether the laws of
the state have been violated or not in re
jpect to the recent election.
Just what course will be pursued is
act known, b-.t it is believed the commit
tee w;ll commence proceedings before the
council which constitutes the first judges
if tins election.
The determination of the committee to
undertake the contest will meet with the
approbation of all law abiding citizens
30 matter what their personal feelings as to
Fireworks at Browner's.
Huy your fireworks at Browner's.
Go to the Watch Tower tomorrow.
Fire, Fire, fireworks at Geo. Browner's.
Ten minute cars to the Tower tomor
row. Turtle scup at the White Elephant to-
Otto's Great Western band at the Tower
Prices on straw hats cut in two at
Lloyd fe Stewart's.
Cars will run every 10 minutes to the
The American house lunch counter is
open night and day.
Hammocks and croquet all grades at
R. Crampton & Co.'s.
Go to the American house for your
Fourth of July dinner.
George Browner has the grandest dis
play of fireworks in the city.
Don't fail to read Reidv Bros.' ad ir
you want to make money.
The American house is the plsce to go
for your dinner the Fourth.
T. J. Hamilton of Sioux City, Iowa, is
Tisiting friends in the city.
Clemann & Salzmann have just unoth
ti car load of bedroom suites.
Dr. S. C. Plummer, Jr., of Chicago, is
in the city to spend the Fourth.
For Bale A horse. Inquire of John
Sepks, No. 719 Eighth avenue.
Gent's negligee shirts, sashes and
bells in great variety at Lloyd & Stew
art's. Now is the time to buy yourself a straw
hat cheaper than ever at Llyoyd fc
The democratic state convention of
Iowa will be held at Davenport th s year,
The largest and prettiest line of white
aummer vests in the city at Lloyd &
Bargains in baby carriages to close
ihem out. Prices from $1 50 to $10.50
John Kelly, who is now located at
Sioux Falls, 8. D., is home to spend the
Fourth of July.
Lost A young pointer dog. Finder
please return to 809 Twenty first street
and receive reward.
j. u. iaianan, traveling passenger
agent of the Nickel Plate was in the city
yesterdav on business.
The Oakdale club has issued invitations
a grand opening of Black Hawk inn,
Friday evening, July 8.
C. J Dart is laid up at his home, the
jesult of an injury to his knee which he
mstained through an a:cid6ntal fall. It
ia hopad that nothing serious will result.
Four hundred years ago Columbus dis
aovercd America. Columbian services
at the First Baptist church tomorrow ev
ening, July 3. Address by Hon. E. D
Mrs. Dr. G. G. Craig entertained her
lady friends yesteiday afternoon in hon
or of Mrs. Col. A. R. BufBDgton of Rock
Island arsenal. I was a most delightful
Go to Crampton a for your fireworks
for the Fourth. They have in addition
to the staple eor'ts a variety of exhibition
pieces. Clubs sipplied at wholesale
The little 6-yeai old sen of John Lind
berg and wife at Sixth street and Ninth
avenue fell into the water near their
home late this aft .'moon and was barely
All the railroad entering the city are
running their trsirs regular again, the
damages along tht different lines are bes
ing repaired and railroad traffic has once
m re resumed its lormal state.
In the police coart this morning Carl
Schroeder, Carl P oe, Gus. Rept, William
Zes, William Kiikadden, Charles Ibrig.
and Charles Hubbird each paid fines of
5 and coits for misdemeanors.
Magistrate H. 0. Wivili desires to pub
licly express his t lanks to County Clerk
Kohler and the sheriff for the use of the
supervisors'room at the court house yes
J:imes Taylor of Taylor Ridge was in
the city yesterday. It is a peculiar co
incidence that n xt Monday will be the
fiftieth anniversaiy of Mr. Taylor's ar
rival in Rock bland and that on that oc
casion the Fourt; fell on Mon lay.
There is much open condtmnati n i f
the city's execu ive for neglecting his
duty in failing to exercise every power to
expedite the cle ining out of the slough
The water there i s as high as ever, and
every day that it stands it becomes more
stagnant and mo e detrimental to the san
kary welfare of Lhat part of the city
The mayor should get that water Jout at
Rev. R. F. Sweet has airanged for a
patriotic feature in connection with the
morning service at Trinity church tomor
row, having extended invitations to the
Rodman Rifles, J. A. R., Relief Corps
and Sons of Ve .erans to attend. The
Rifles have accepted and will attend in a
body, but the ot ler organizations had ac
ccptcd prior invitations. The church will
be prettily decor ited.
The city council met yesterday after
noon, and after witnessing a practical
test of the new -team roller and a new
road scraper up at the head of Elm street,
met and decided to accept the steam rol
ler. The scraper will probably be
adopted at the n:xt meeting. A commit
tee was also appointed to confer with
President Lnudtrback of the street rail
way company it. relation to haying the
company bear tl e extra expense of cut
ting down Molii e avenue at the railway
It should hav been stated in connec
tion with the article appearing in last
evening's Argus in relation to the re
ligious denomination of the teachers
the Rock Island public schools, ihat of
the six Roman Oatholic teachers now in
the corps, four aave been appointed since
Capt. Durham took his seat six years ago.
and two since Dr. Carter became a mem
ber of the board, and that at no time in
the histo-.y of t le echools have there been
so few Roman Catholic teachers as dur.
ing the past fly : or six years
A suit of injmion and divorce was
filed in the circuit clerk's office yesterday
by Mrs. Elizabi th E. Stuart against her
husband, Dr. Y. M.Stuart, of Reynold?.
Mrs. Stuart i laims that htr husband
turned herself and children from their
home in Reyi olds, and the icjunction
which was sewed yesterday by Deputy
Sheriff Silvia restrains him from disposing
of the property or in any way interfering
with Mrs. Stuart or their children until a
hearing of the case. It has created
quite. a stir at Reynolds, as the family is
one of the most prominent in the place
The suit is for absolute divorce.
I can recomiaend Ely's Cream Balm to
all sufferers Iron dry catarrh from nan
sonal experien. Michael Herr, Phar
I had catarrh of the head and throat for
five years. I lsed Ely's Cream Balm.and
from the first implication I was relieved.
The sense of sjiell, which had been lost.
wls restored after using one bottle. I
have found th : Balm the only satisfactorv
remedy for ca arrh, and it has effected a
cure in my cate. H. L. Myer, Waverly
When the II os are dry or scarred,
When the teeth are dark or dull,
When the t ngue is hot and hard,
And fills "he tainted mouth too full
The maeic fiOZODONT supply,
And all those ills before it fly.
C laracteristici of Hood's Sareaparilla
The largest sa e, the most merit, the great
est cures. Try it, and realize its benefits
Lane's Fanily Medicine moves the
bowels each d iy. Most people need tn
Used In Millions f Home-4o Years the Standard.
The Oannin Xtnt
Of Hood's Sarsapariila wins friends
wherever it is fairly and honestly tried.
Its proprietors are highly gratified at the
letters which come entirely unsolicited
from men and women in the learned pro
fessions warmly commending Hood's Sar
sapariila for what it has done for them.
Hood's Pills cure liver ills, jaundice, bil
iousness, sick headache, constipation.
PROPOSALS FOK ORDNANCE SUPPLIES.
Rock Island Arsenal. Rock Island. 111., June
25, 18K3. Scaled proio als, in triplicate, will be
received until 2 o'clock p. m., on MONDAY,
JULY 25, 1S92, fo-furnishing dyed cotton duck,
blankets, fora.c. silver, gold, Med tin, brass iron
copper and bra-.- rivets and bnrs; iron brass and
copper wire; salt, screws, tack-, bolt', nuts,
leather, threat, repe, duck, saints, oils, chemicals,
paper, cleaning and polish n materials, fl!ee, &c,
dnrlnc the oftscal year ending J uno30.1.-93. Printed
lists of supplies needed, with full iLstructions.
stipulations, &c , can be had on application to
Colonel A. K. BL'FFISUTON, Ordnance Depart
ment, U. 8. Armory, Commanding.
S Swift's Specific S
Q A Tested Remedy CS;
g For All g
I Blood mi Skin
s Diseases s
SA reliable cure for Contagious
Blood Poison. Inherited Scro
fula end Skin Cancer.
SAs a tori: for delicr.te Women
and Children it has no equal.
SBemg purely vegetable, is harm
less ir its effect;.
SA treatise n Blood and Skin Dis-
OMea mailed i ua ob . : plication.
Druggists Sell It.
Drawer 3, Atlanta, 6a.
4th oi JULY!
Just opened up the largest and
finest line of
OF ALL KINDS; ALSO
at right prices; don't forget to
call at 1717 Second avenue.
C. C. TAYLOR.
To call your attention to a few facts:
Your eyesight is priceless the eyes need good
car.-: improper spectacle are ltiuriom, you
should tot trust your eyesight to irresponsible
peddlers, of cheap spectacles.
H D. FOLSOM
Is ft Practical Optician, ai d will take pains to
properly fit your eyes for cery defect of vision
nd will guarantee a perfect lit in every case.
BMj pHnt mam f ml t 1 tvr I, a Mm ot vtata
If the lines in this diamond fipure do not
appear equally black in all the different
meridians, it indicates a defect cf si.-jht
that causes nerv ous head-ache and should
:jo corrected at once. Eyes tested free.
H. D. FOLSOM,
Jeweler and Optician.
11 2s ni roTrl
; 23 lhl!!!l
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1615 and 1617 Second Avenue
New styles ol
Too many goods in several
departments. We are go
ing to make special induce
ments this week in order to
close them out quickly.
1 Spuing Jackets
We will deduct 33 per cent
from price of all jackets
and capea. S off price of
every garment. If your
size is here you can get
bargains. We will stand a
loss before we will carry
Ilandstme designs in mulls
and other fabrics. Tak
them along at 33j per cent
discount, i off price of
Lemon J uice Poap IOc a cake
Sour Cream Soap J
In order to introduce lem n
juice soap and sour cream
soap the manufacturer
have sent us a lot and in
structed us to sell at half
price, hence you can buy
these elegant eoapa thi'
week for 10 cents a cake
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
I ROY BOW LEY'S,
1726 Second Ave.
-Base Ball Headquarters.-
CLEMANN & SALZ
1525 and 1527
124, 126 and 128
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Alwiiys on hand the flni'ft brands of doTtcetic
and importid cifars. An brands of tobacco.
The tcore of all the ball games will be received
L. GLOCKHOPF, Prop.,
18C8 Second Ave
POCKET KNTVF.S ami snicenDo
fo, quality If yow7,aTod knryo"e "V"-
n4- isw ii. r , c lulu wuaia "ice present an eleaant Carvinc
Set like those I have to show will be. Also those ving
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Everv woman Ihat .-1, .
finish Fire Sets and Iron . Wronght Iron
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders made in Illinois for our soft coal -and v nna
fSSSSZti meTheOonare-a11 gJ0d ingS t0 at CnriS2S
anj otuei time. Lome in and see how much I have to hnwvnn
that is useful and novel in housekeeping goods 7
COMPARISON Teils the Tale.
I ,or i hiril A ttz , 3 m . .
uu iwBntiein atreet, Rock Island.
The proper, most satisfactory and convincing way to form a
correct conclusion as to value is by comparison, It is im
possible to judge from newspaper quotations. For this rea
son we ask you to COMPARE our line of $4.35 Men's Suits
others advertise at $4.45; our line of $5.00 Men's Suits with
those others advertise at $7.50; our line of $6.50 Men's Suits
with those others advertise at slO.OO; our line of 9.90 Men's
Suits with those others advertise at 13.so. COMPARISON
TELLS THE TALE.
If the quality, fit, workmanship and trimming is not better and the. price lower than that of anv
otherSdealerJdontSmyJlAiCwe ask that you compare.-nothing car be fairer "
&yr Best Equipped Clothing
I V and Shoe House in Rock Island Co.