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. CITY CHAT.
J. FyTjan, of Cable, was in the city
today K k
E M. Hos era. of Port Byron, was in
the citT today.
Toe sale of American $'s at 50c, closes
You can buy in a lamp what there is
left of the American.
Tomorrow closes the le cf the Amer
ican clothing store.
Ed Arnold of Galojbure U visiting his
friend George McDonald.
P. J. Colligan, of Savanna, visited
with hia folks here last night.
Messrs. J hn and C. Buckley, of
Joslin, were in the city today-
After today William Dresen will have
on draft the famous Milwaukee beer.
Mrs. Ivzzie Maher leaves tomorrow on
an extended visit to friends in Denver.
Joseph Rhea, of Marshalltown, Iowa,
is in Uie city on a visit to friends here.
Drop into Dressen's tomorrow and get
a glass of Milwaukee beer with your
Dr. W. A. Paul and wife are expected
home from their eastern trip tomorrow
Mrs. Col. Uenry Curtis and daughter.
Miss Hope, leave in few days for Spirit
Mrs. M. Miller, of Springfield. I1U is
visiting Mr. and Mrs. G. R- Foster, of
Miss Mary Culton leaves for Denver
later in the week on a few weeks' visit to
Mr and Mrs. J. C. Adams and daugh
ter of Chicago, are in the city on a visit
Miss Marcella Reidy of Chicago, is
visiting at the residence of Mrs. M. Reidy
on Moliae avenue.
C. W. Dtrveese, of the Press News
association, Chicago, was in the city
yesterday on business.
Wright & Greenawalt have the best
boys' and misses' shoes in the market.
Call and get our prices.
Last chance to buy American $'s for
50c. Sale closes with the store tomor
row eveuing at 8 o'clock.
There are lots of nice choice goods
left, which you can bay at half price, ot
the American closing oat sale.
Gents, :.f your shoes are worn out just
call and haye Wright & Greenawalt fit
you out in their latest f 3 thoe.
H.,C. Aldrich of Eau Claire, Wis., is
making Rock Island friends a visit, and
will probably remain until fall.
Mr., and Mrs. J. G. Huntoon left this
afternoon for Manitou. Colo , in hopes of
benefitting Mr. Huntoon's health.
You will never haye another oppor
tunity to buy American S's for 50c. To
morrow (Wednet-dij) the sale closes.
The City Bakery has a new waon out
that is one of the fiaest of its kind In
the three cities It is a model of beauty
Division Agent Mack, of the C, B. &
Q , has gone to Chicago to complete ar
rangements for the Knighti Templar
special to the triennial conclave.
Miss Mable Laflcr, who has been visit
ing in Clinton for the past few weeks,
has come home to witness the carnival
and visit a week or so, accompanied by
Miss Mattie Thompson of Lyons.
Wright & Greenawalt have just re
ceived several cases of the Ludlow cele
brated $3 kid shoes. Ladies desiring a
good fitting shoe can be fitted in all
size3 and widths. Call and inspect.
Master Mechanic Elder of the R. I. &
P. brought up 25 Shriners from
Peoria last night and accompanied by
Shriner R. C. Willerton, visited Dav
enport last night, returning home this
H. O. Lonsdale, the accomplished
Stewart at the Harper has been appointed
steward at Black Hawk Inn also, and
has entered upon his duties. Mrs. Her
kert uaving supervision of the culinary
The delegates to the coming demo
cratic convention at Davenport will have
the courtesies of three cities extended to
them. The Btrect car company and the
ferry company will pass free all wear
ing the proper badges.
W. H. Green, a carpenter, who has
bee'n at work in the city for some time, and
who has been ljing sick at the Gorden
hotel the pat week, the result of being
overcome by the heat, was taken to his
home in Quincy on the steamer Sidney
Mis. Martin Rasmusaen, of Davenport
was burned yesterday afternoon by an
explosion of a gasoline stove, and died
lest nigh', at 11:30 o'clock. At about 6
p. m. i-he recovered consciousness, rec
ognized ber husband, who was by her
couch, and asked for medicine that would
put ber to sleep.
L. Ritchie fell from a scaffold upon
which he was working on a new building
hejis puttiog up for S. W. McMaster. on
Elm street, yesterday morning, and sus
tained severe injuries. He was taken
home and medical attendance summoned,
and it was found that he had sustained a
dislocation of the left shoulder. He is
a'so su fl;ring from several other minor
The Misses Kate Roche and Mamie
O'Hern arranged a very pleasant lawn
sociable that occurred at the residence of
Timothy Sexton and wife, on Third ave
nue and Eighth street last night. A
dancing floor had been arranged on the
lawn, which wss beautifully illuminated
with Chinese lanters. etc , and Bleuer's
orchestra furnished delightful music for
the duncers. Late in the evening re
freshments were served, and all present
spent a very pleasant evening.
John Breecher, the C. R. I. & P. en
gineer residing on Sixth avenue, between
Twenty-fifth and Twenty sixth streets
met with a painful accident yesterday,
from which he was perhaps lucky in not
receiving: anv more serious injuries. He
ws engaged in lighting a fire in a stove,
and after having lit it he poured some
gasoline into the stove, and in an instant
his hands, arms and head were enveloped
in sheets of fUme. He managed to
quench them quickly, but not before his
arms and face were badly burned. Dr,
Carter dressed his injuries, which are not
thought to be serious.
Inquisition was made in the county
court this morning into the mental con
dition of Mary E. Farris, of Milan, be
fore a jury composed of Dr. John Hol
deread, Thomas" Thornton. Robert Rich
ardson, S. R. v; right, John Bogue, James
Ma!in, Otto Grotjan, Jacob Cohn, Jul
ius Utke. Thomas Smith, John F. Ball
man and John Shelley. She was at one
time a school teacher, but for the past
six years has manifested symptoms of
insanity. Tne jury found her insane, and
recommended that she be committed to
the state hospital for the insane, and also
that a conservator be appointed to look
after her property. She is 35 years of
THE RACES AND CAKN1VAL.
The Attractions at Davenport ThU Week
McHenry'a Stable The raradea.
Oae of the greatest horsemen in the
country is at Davenport with his stabies
this week. Ha is M. E. McHenry, and
at Frteport last week the king of the
sulkey was given a surprise by his ad
mirers as evidence of the appreciation in
which he is held. The Bulletin says:
Little did M. E. McMcHenry, oae of
the best drivers in the country, think that
there would be more surprises in store for
him than those at the race tra?k this
week as be mounted his best sulkej Mon
day morning to give a fast horse a mile
and prepare for the week's races. But
Mac" is familiar with surprises.
He has been on the turf to j loag to be
unfamiliar to them and when a number
of his friends called at his home on Van
Buren street last night it did not phase
him, hut instead the well known horse
man greeted his visitors in a sang froid
manner and offered them tha freedom of
bis borne. lie furnished them with
cigars, refreshments, etc., and he told
each and every one of them that it was
with extreme pleasure that he welcomed
"It was a a surprise party on the horse
man. lhe evening nours were spent
pleasantly. Cards were pltyed and a
general good time indulged in."
The river carnival at Davenport to
night occurs at 9 o'clock.
1IIE COUNTY CONVENTION.
The Democratic Called for Aafuit 24 to
Select Candidates for County Officers.
The executive committee of the demo
cratic county committee met this morn
ing. Chairman Silvia presiding. It was
decided to issue a call for a county con
vention to be held at the court house.
Wednesday, Aug. 24, to select candidates
for county officers, the caucuses to be
held Aug. 20, the Saturday previous,
those in the country at 4 p. m- and those
in Rock Island and Moline at 8 in the
The prospects for democratic success
were never brighter than this year, and
the convention thus to be assembled has
only to act wisely in its choice of candi
dates to in.
Miles' Nerve and Liver Pilla.
Act on a new principle regulating the
liver, stomach and bowels through the
nerves. A new discovery. Dr. Miles'
Pills speedily cure billiousness, bad taste,
torpid liver, piles, constipation. Un
equalled for men, women, children.
8malleBt, mildest, surest! 50 doses 25
cents. Samples free at Hartz & Bahn-sen's
THE VERY LATEST.
Ottawa. Out, Aug. 2 Li Canada
has an article this morning favoring an
nexation to the United States.
Admitted to Bail.
Fittsbcbg Pa.. Aug. 2. Anarchists
Dauer and Knold werd admitted to bail
this morning in the sum of $5,000 each.
Look Blue for the Strikers.
IIOME9TKAD, Aug. 2. New men are
continually arriving and a number of
the o d cicn returned to work this morn
ing, juuuura in the strikers' camp are
quiet and gloomy.
Big Street Railway Sale.
New York. Aug 2. The Eighth ave
nue railroad line was sold to the Metro
politan Traction company this morning
How to Read
your doctor's prescriptions. Send three
2 cent stamos, to pay postage, and re
ceive Dr. Kaufman's great treatise on
diseases; illustrated in colors; it gives
their signs and abbreviations. Address
A. P. Ordway & Co., Boston, Mass.
Ladies don't be deceived; tailors rule of
c ltting is not on pressboard, but Woodin's
inch rule and curves. There is no fitting
to do; come and see how easily it can be
done; no charges for showing you how to
curve and shape a dress in the latest
stvle. Miss E Smith. No. 4 High school.
The sale of American $'a at 50c, closes
rHS DAILY ARGUS delivered at yoor aoor
every ereui ng (or liSc per week.
WANTED-Good CooW wanted at once at the
Cnion house ; good wages.
ANTED A few good boarders in private
family, ,o. Hm nineteenth rite el.
WE offer agents big money, in exclusive terri
tory; oar new patent Safes e.l at iiht in city
orconutry; new agents in the field actually get
ting rich; one aueut iu oe day cleared fSti: so
can jou; catalogue free. Alpiiib SAr Co., No.
364-71, Clara street, Cincinua.i, U.
jfRE EVIDENCE That the blood is
wrong, and that nature is endca-v
crino to throzu off the impurities.
A'otninj is so beneficial in assisting
nature as Siviffs Specific (S. S. S.)
It is a simple -vegetable compound. Is
harmless to the most delicate child, yet
it forces the poison to the surface attd
eliminates it from the blood.
I contracted a severe care of blood poison
that unritted me for business for four years. A
few bottles of Swift's Specific (S. S. S.) cured
tie. J. C.JoNts, City Marshal.
i uiton, Arkansas.
Treatise on Blood and Skin Diseases mailed
free. Swift brKOFlc Co, Atlanta, tia.
DRESS MAKING MADE SIMPLE
Used in Millions cf Homes 40 Years the Standard-
Positively for a few
The French Taylor System, simpliflcl, if now
oti exhibition and Iciwoiie are bei g given ic the
science of Dress Cutting and Fitting.
Reduced Prices for a Few Days.
Call at once. This is the very best opportnhity
ever offered the public.
C. C. WILLIAMS & CO.
Mrs- Greenawalt' s old stand, 1704
Second avenue -Private
instructions given at reHcnccs.
If of s nBr
ii -r s S o
r- o WrJ o ffjs n I
1615 and 1617 Second Avenua.
New styles of
Here are bargains reduced
"Sour choice 19c, worth np
French Kobs, worth up to
$9, your choice for $3.95-
A few dresa patterns at 25c
Ten shades, 25c yard.
Lawn Tennis Flannels.
6c per yard.
All Wool, worth 5S to 73
a yard, yoyj choice 4Sc.
Cotton Dress Goode, ?ic
of Remnants in
at away down prices.
Half Wool Challies.
All go at 15c per yard.
The above prices hold
good for this week.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
CLEMANN & SALZMAMN,
GREAT B A.RGAINS
D. ROY BOEBY'S,
1726 Second Ave.
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Always on hand the finest brands of doTeftic
and imported cigars. All biandu of tobacco.
The ecore of all the ball games will be received
L. GLOCKHOFF, Prop.,
3 8r8 SecDud ve
1525 and 1527-
124, 126 and 12S
POCKET KNIVE3 and SCISSORS took the highest premium
for quality. If you want a good knife try one.
One need not be told what a nice present an elecant Carving
Set like those I have to show will be." Also those
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Every woman that keeps house wants one. Wrought Iron
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders made in Illinois for our soft coal and every one
gaaranteed. These are all good things to buy at Christmas or
any other time. Come in and see how much I have to show yon
that is useful and novel in honsekep-ninc coods.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock Tgland.
American doffing store
WILL BE CLOSED OUT AT
Must be sold at once for Gash. Directly opposite the
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
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