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Nice fre&h flab at Souder & Sous.
$3 bats only $2 at tbe American.
Attend the base ball game tomorrow.
Large spring chickens at Souder &
Bind concert in Spencer Square to
Nice red and black raspberries at W
Nice fresh fish tomorrow at W. A
Nice spring chickens alway on hand at
$125 and 1 50 dress shirts 95 cents
the American .
Lake and river fish at W. A. Ehleb's
Nice berries received daily by express
Cucumbers, tomatoes, string beans at
W. A. Kbleb'a.
Henry Carse left last night for New
York on business.
Raspberries, currants and gooseberries
at Souder & Sons.
L. H. Trent, of Port Byron, was in the
city today on business.
M. C. Rice and wife, went to Clinton
Fifty cent balbriggan underwear 25
cents the American.
Rock Island-Molines vs Rockfords to
morrow and Saturday.
W. T. Johnson, of Peoria, is visiting
with Rock Island friends.
Attend the game tomorrow, Rockford
vs Rock Island-Molines
Choice of any straw hat in the house
36 cents the American.
Business changes immense reduction
in prices at the American .
F P. Welch arrived last evening from
Chicago on a brief visit.
Mike Hyr. was sent down for 60 days
this morning for vagrancy.
Go to Browner's Columbian market for
the finest meats of all kinds.
Bon bons, French balbriggan under
wear 65 cents the American.
Nothing reserved, eyerything a de
cided bargain at the American.
It will pay to investigate the Ameri
can's prices before buying elsewhere.
Go to Browner's for fresh fish tomor
rdw. He will haye a nice assortment.
J. C. Tisdale, of LaCrosse, Wis., is in
Rock Island on a short visit to friends.
Mrs. L D. Burgh and son Fred, leave
for Clinton tonight on a month's visit.
Hon. George A. Castleman and family
are at Rye Beach, N. H for the summer.
Nice furnished rooms five minutes work
from postofflce. Address "C" care Ahous
Previous to changes in our business,
everything at cost and less the Ameri
can. Miss Lizzie Allan left last night for a
mondb's visit with friends in Herington,
In the circuit court the case of Bowles
vs Keater is in bearing. It is a suit 07er
tbe judgement of a note .
Jerfy Coughlin, charged with resisting
an officer, is having his hearing before
Magistrate Wivill this afternoon.
The family of S Berkson left last night
for Lincoln, Neb., where Mr. Berkson
has been for the last two months, to make
their future home.
T. H Thomas has bad a handsome
rotary fan and chandelier combined, con
veniently hung over the counter in front
of his soda water fountain.
Tne finance committee, composed ot
Supervisors Wilson, Schoonmaker,
CraHe, Sinnett and Forsyth are at work
today auditing the county accounts.
The regular monthly meeting of the
Rock lsii.nd Citizens' Improvement asso
ciation is to be held tonight at the rooms
of the association in Mitchell & Lynde's
The board of equalization, composed
of Supervisors Schneider, Vinton, Hasson,
Hanna and Armstrong, met at the court
house this afternoon and are hard at work
Have you noticed the boys who are
coming home from school in the east with
a briar wood pipe and a package of Dur
ham? It's the correct thing now, for it's
English, you know.
Stamping done and instructions given
in art needle work. Also stamping pat
terns for sale, either in ou'.firg or single
patterns. Mrs. H. E. Johnson, corner
Third avenue and Thirteenth street.
The official call has been issued for the
republican legislative convention to be
held at the court house in Rock Island at
1 1 a. m. Friday, July 29. The two coun
ties, Rock Island and Henry, arc each en
titled to 13 delegates under the call.
linn. Adam Lieberknecht and Mrs. J.
F. Licbirknccht left Saturday morning
for Tampico, Mexico. They eo to New
Yors, and take the steamer Yucatan to
Havana. Cuba, and thence to Tsmpico.
We wish them bon voyage. Geneseo
-jsed is Million of Home
James Lyons reafc ing with his parents
on Sixth avenue and Twenty-fourth street
hadhis left foot bad!) cutona piece of glass
yesterday morning, onusing the blood to
flow copiously. Di Carter dressed the j
injured foot and no serious results are
Up to the present writing the name of
the late Boss Wells has not been enrolled
as a member of the Liberal Republican
club The private ipinion of Mr. Wells
is that the new oigi nizition is an unnec
essary adjunct to tte local factors of re
Street Supt. Blaisdell started a force of
men to work today repairing the pave
ment where it was damaged by the recent
high water or otherwise. There are some
bad places in the pavement on Market
square and also on Twentieth street, as
well as on Secocd avenue, that will
doubtless receive a tention now that the
work has been started.
The last day crai k has nude hisap-!
pearance again. A long haired and aged
tramp made a spee -h in Geneseo Tues
day evening, in which he said that the
Lord had appeared to him in a dream
12 vears ago and r vealed that the world
would would end in 1898. He besought
the people to get r :ady in the next sis
years yet left. Somebody threw a bunch
of lighted firecrackers under the prophet's
feet, and the crowd broke up in confu
sion. TO FIGHT IT OUT.
The I I League to Continue if With
Only Four flu is-A New PiHldent
A meeting of tha board of directors of
the Illinois and Io a base ball league was
held yesterday at the Sherman house,
It was learned tiat Aurora had abans
doned its club puisuant to a notice from
the president to that effect. This ended
in the resignation of President McKee .
W. W. Kent, of Jacksonville, was
elected as bis successor. To fill vacan
cies in the office o' first and second vice
president, W. R. Idoore, of Moline, and
J. S. Hulse, of Rcckford, were elected.
Evansvillc put n a claim of $600 on
account of nou appearance of the
scheduled clubs far July 3 and 4. The
claim was rejectee , which caused Evanss
ville to give notic.; that she would with
draw from the league and demand the
return of the $50 guarantee, unless re
imbursed for thoie games. A resolution
was adopted reje ting the demand and
ordering Evansvi le to play all games as
The Evansvillet accepted the situation
after a hot argument, and anew schedule
for six clubs will be drawn up. The del
egates declared positiyely that the league
would go through the season if it
dwindles down to four clubs.
Decker and Connor of the Joliets, will
join Anson's teati Monday, which means
that thereafter they cease to shine indi
vidually as stars )f the first magnitude.
All the shining they do hereafter, will be
credited to the biz first baseman and if
the lustre of theii playing fails to reflect
properly on Anscn that will end them.
Tbe local management has heard noth
ing from Baxend tie and Manager Sage's
duty is to black list him if he cares for
the respect of tht local patronage of the
club. The club is figuring with Gragg,
the pitcher, late of the Peoria and Auroia
c ubs, and a good man, and will proba
bly sign him in Eaxendale's place.
President Hodges this afternoon took
the case of Baxendale in hand and tele
graphed Secretaiy McCaull to blacklist
the deserting placer. It is to be hoped
that McCaull wi l attend to the matter
promptly and not make the farce he did
Fielder Roberts is still very ill, being
attacked with ay nptoms of typhoid fever.
it is reared ne w II not be able to play for
Urmuoratlr County I tMMMttM
The democrat c county committee met
at the court h use at 11 o'clock this
morning, a good representation from
both ends of the county being present.
Chairman Silvi. presided and William
McEniry acted s secretary. Considera
ble time was sp nt in discussing the very
encouraging pr aspects for democratic
success this fall, after which a motion
was carried that the chair appoint an ex
ecutive committ'c, who, together with
the chairman and secre'ary, should call a
county conyentnn. After attending to
other minor ma'ters requiring attention,
the committee aijourned.
effect and perfect safety
s may use the California
with which ladii
4yrup of Figs, under all
:8 it their favorite remedy.
To get the true
for the name of
and genuine article, look
tbe California Fig Syrup
r the bottom of the pack-
Co., printed nee
-4c Yearj the Standard
The 1. rani Law Library.
The tickets entitling their holders to
the use of the Grant library at Davenport
purchased by the Scott County bar are
nowready for the legal fraternit; J is t ie bar
of Rock Island county will be interested
The tickets are Eold to members of the
bar of Scott county for $36, Rock Island
925, and elsewhere $12, which is for the
term of one year. The library is now
housed in the east room of the county
building, and Miss Haddix, the court re
porter, has been installed as librarian.
The library will be opened from 9:30 to
11.30 a- m.. and none but those holding
tickets are entitled to peruse the legal
yolumes. This, of course, does not hold
good in regard to the judiciary, who are
entitled to all the privileges without any
pecuniary consideration being necessary.
To take a book from the library it will be
Accessary to secure an order of the court
to that effect. A ticket gives a firm all
the privileges of an individual. Permits
haye thus far been taken out by Sharon
& Ryan, Bills & Hass, and Heicz &
The legal documents are the property
of the James Grant Law Library associa
tion, incorporated, wi'.h the following
President Chas. Whitaker.
Vice-President E. M.Sharon.
Treasurer Fred HeiDz.
Secretary Henry Vollmer.
Executive Committee Chas.
ker. John O. Bills, E. E. Cook,
Lane, E. M. Sharon, Fred Heinz,
Imitators and Impostors.
The unequalled success of Allcock's
Porous Plastersas an external remedy has
induced unscrupulous parties to offer im
itations, which they endeavor to sell on
the reputation of Allcock's . It is an
absurdity to speak of them in the same
category as the genuine porous plaster.
Their pretentions are unfounded, their
vauntee merit unsupported by facts, their
alleged superiority to or equality with
Allcock's a false pretense.
Mhe ablest medical practitioners and
chemists and thousands of grateful pat
ients unite in declaring Allcock's Porous
Plasters the best external remedy ever
Beware of imitations, do not be deceiv
ed by misrepresentation. Ask for All
cock's and let no solicitation or explan
ation induce you to accept a substitute.
Azrael. the Angel of Death,
Hovers nearer us, oomettmee, than we arc aware.
It Is eafer far when we are unwell to inspect his
propinquity than to ignore the possibility of his
nearness. Caution is a trait in which the majority
of mankind are constlrntionally lacking. The
proneness to disregard a "slight cold" Is par
ticularly striking. This minor ai!ent is : how
ever, a predecessor of la grippe, a malady which
when develop d of the most fatal character, as
mortuary statistic-attest. After a chill, or when
the premonitory symptoms of influenza suce as a
sneezing and sniveling, succeeded by feverish
ness and dryness of the skin-are perceptible,
immediate recourse should be had to Hooetetter'e
Stomach Bitters a genial accelerator of the blood's
circulation, which diffusesan agreeable, health
ful warmth through ths syatem inductive of pers
piration, by means of which the complaint is ex
pelled through the pores aad its furthur.teddcncy
counteracted. Wondtifully efficacious to i the
Bitters for malaria, constipation, liver complaint,
rheumatism and kidney trouble. A wineglassful
before retiring Induces hea'thyielding sleep.
PORELY a vegetable compound,
made entirely of roots ana herbs
gathered from the forests of
Georgia, and has been used by mi Hi ons
of people with the best results. It
AH manner of Blood dise ases, from the
pestiferous little boil O'i your nose to
the worst cases of inherited blood
taint, such as Scrofula, Rheumatism,
Treatise on Blood and Skin Diseases mailed
free. Swift Specific Co.. Atlanta, Ga.
IN A FEW
We are going East to contract for the manufacturing of our
Fall and Winter BOYS' and MEN'S
We have too
will help us out.
We have to
6 3 fubl
5 5 73 r ISISI
& P O O C l In!
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r - oHi yJ
1615 and 1617 Second Avenne.
New styles of
D. ROY BOWLBY'S,
1726 Second Ave.
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Always on hand the flneot brands of domestic
and imported cigars. All brands of tobacco.
The score of all the ball games will be received
L. GLOCKHOFF, Prop.,
1808 Second Ave-
many spring goods must unload. Reduced prices
Come and help yourselves to seme of the many
offer throughout our entire establishment.
We want to make it one of
Pleasure as well as business.
Wednesday, July 6th
IS THE DATE.
July 6th, don't forget.
N ednesday, July 6:h, one of
the largest importers in the
U. S. will be with us for one
day only One Day Ont,y.
He will have for your inspec
tion a large and elegant line
of Imported Dress Goods in
and whatever is new for Fall
CLEMANN & SALZMANN,
1525 and 1527
POCKET KNIVES nri Rnr.!90Qa .u .
for quality. If you want Tgood
Set like those I have to show will
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
TJlfTilrTT TITMM M A.l 1
finish Fir Sets and Irons.
are the leaders-made in Illinois for our soft coal-and everv one
gnaranteed. These are all good things to buy at Christmal-?
any other time. Come in and see how muSl have to tWu
that is useful and nnvAl in hnna.; j ouuwyou
- -- vuoottcc;iu UUU3,
Cor. Third Ave, and Twentieth 8treet, Rock Island.
as Wallack, Muhlhausen, Theo
dore Gey, Geva, Tabonri
Paris and others as wel! known'
We v-ill be pleased to have
you make selections of 8'i.h
goods as may please you.
Will be sold.
Too early, do you say? No
not if you care for real rhoic
This will be
An opportunity to select from
Larger Assortments than any
of the laiger retail houses can
afford to carry.
Please call whether you in
tend to purchase or not.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
124, 126 and 128
knife one! mgae"
nice present an elegant Carving
be. Also those B
Best Equipped Clothing
and Shoe House in Rock Island Co.