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Bettf iv Lock Your - Houses ' Well
- These Days.
Repeated Attempts to Take Advantage
of Absence Chased With a Re
volver The Salzmann Burg
lary Police Xew.
Burglars have begaa to make their
appearance in the city again, several
attempts housebreaking having been
made during the past few days. Last
nieht about ibe time every one was
at the river witnessing the carnival two
men wearing rnbber-oled shoes, at
tempted to effect an entrance into the
residence of Monroe Kohn, on Eighteenth
street and Sixth avenue, but were fright
ened 'away by Mrs. Kohn. who had
remained at home. The marauders then
went across the street and attempted to
open the dining room windows at the
residence of Jonas Bear, bat were again
frightened by the neighbors and they
then left. People in South Park are also
being disturbed by midnight prowlers,
two genteel looking individuals with
white shirts, having been chased some
distance by James Tubbs at the point of
a revolver Monday night.
The police have as yet ro clue to the
rascal who entered Louis Salzmann's
house en Seventh avenue daring Mr. and
Sirs.' Salzmann s absence in tne country
Monday, and helped himself to Mr. Salz
mann'a gold watch and chain and $35 in
money after ransacking the house. The
incident is f urlherjevidence that the day
light sneak thief is still among us and
that he is sleek enough to conceal bis
The case against William Cansdale,
which was continued yesterday afternoon
until this morning at 10 o'clock, was
again continued by Magistrate Wivill
until 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon, the
magistrate fixing the amount of the pris
oner's bail at $500. Major Beardsley ap
peared for the defense and State's At
torney Sturgeon for the prosecution.
Cansdale was returned to i ail, not be
itg ab'.e to furnish the required amount
Two young Molineifes named Ben3on
and Barber got into a fight with a man
named Peter Pearson in Moline last
night, with the result that Pearson was
badly cut up with a knife by one of the
pair. The trouble grew out of the young
men visiting some girls who lived in the
second story of the Pearson residence.
William Dudley was found laid out
under a heavy load of rye at Twentieth
street and First avenue this afternoon,
and was taken to the police station in the
Spring chickens at Souder & Son.
Ball game at 10:30 tomorrow morning.
O. J. Dimick arrived from Chicago
Dr. and Mrs. W. A Paul are home
from the east.
Mr. and Mrs. II B. Sudlcw are off
for Spirit Lake.
John Birton, of Coal Valley, was in
the city today.
S. W. Heath, of Bowling, was a Reck
Island visitor today.
"Uncle Sammy" Goods, of Andalusia,
was in town today .
The TJ. P. Sunday school will picnic
at Prospect park tomorrow.
Supervisor Drury Weatherhead, of
Hampton was in the city today.
J. B. Oalt, of Sterling, is visiting
Messrs. M. Lee Oalt and John Oalt.
Don't forget that the ball game will be
in the morning at 10:30 tomorrow.
Miss L;zz:e All am returned this morn
ing from a visit to friends in Hesington,
Lory Crawford and Thomas Byer. of
Sterling, are visiting Mr. and Mrs.' Adair
Take a day off tomorrow and see the
ball game in the morning,- the races in
afternoon.'' ' - -
W. L. T. Jenkinson of V.bla. Ill , is in
the city on a visit to his brother Frank
Are they playing ball? O. I guess so.
Take a day off tomorrow and see them .
Giroe called at 10 30.
Prof. Oito's military band will give the
fourth bubscrip ion concert tomorrow
. uignt at Ilinchcr's garden.' .
Henry Yon Ach, of Andalusia, was in
the citT yesterday. He says fishing will
be good at Andalusia in a week. - .
The annual picnic of the Hock. Island
County OjI Settlers' Eociety will bs held
at Prospect Park. Moline, Aug. 31,
Dr. Lewis Barton, of Secor, son of
John Barton, of Coal Valley, is visiting
relatives and friends in Rack Island county.
The city while looking after other im
provements along the levee should see
that approach to the ferry. It's condi
tion is most abominable, and was real
ized last night.
Edward B. Kreis today purchased of
Mrs. Louise Wollenhaupt the west 42
feet of the property located at the south
east corner of Third avenue and Tenth
6treet, for S3. 000. . ,
A team that bad been frightened by an
unnecessary whiprirg by '.the driver.
dashed down Second avenue this morning
and was captured at Fifteenth street. No
serious damage was done.
Andrew Oberg, of Coal Valley had his
leg broken this morninp by bis team tak
ing fright at the cars and running away.
Mr. Oberg was thrown out and a wheel
passed over his right leg. fracturing both
bones above the ankle.
Conspicuous among the many elegant
and refined guests at the Union, it gives
us genuine pleasure to mention in our
llitte pink paper, Hon. P. L. Mitchell, of
Rock Island, 111., and his daughters. Mrs.
M. H. Wadsworth, Mrs Henry S. Fraser
and her son, Phil M. Watson. Saratoga
Mrs. Elizabeth Uartman, who was
adjudged insane last February and was
afterward brought home from the state
hospital as cured. and who was
found at Albany a few weeks ago in a
demented condition, was again taken
Into the county court yesterday and
found to be insane and ordered recom
mitted to the asylum at Jacksonville.
The steam roller. Jumbo, broke through
a thin crust of ground over where a wa
ter pipe bad been played on Third ave
nue, between Nineteenth and Twentieth
streets, yesterday afternoon, and it took
an Herculean effort on the the part of Ins
spector Lloyd and others to raise her. but
the task wa3 accomplished this morning.
The coroner's j iry, composed of C. E
Hodgson, foreman; C- A. Martin. J. M.
Trenaman, I." D. Bargh, L. Lawhead and
John Taylor, in the inquisition over the
remains of Switchman Puebles, who was
killed yesterday afternoon, after hearing
the evidence which corroborated the
facts as stated in yesterday's Argcs. re
turned ' a verdict that be "came to bis
death by being run down by Eagine 13,
of the Rock Island fc Peoria railway, be
tween Seventeenth and Eighteenth
streets, on First aviuue. in the c'ty of
Rock Island, on Aug. 2. 18S2."
Street Ktllwty -o.
The accommodations to the Davenport
Mile track would be better if the syndi
cate had a line extending to it but
President Louderback doubtless looks
upon it that it would hardly pay to build
a track out there, and ran cars with con
ductors on them all the year around for
the sake two or three big weeks a year,
such as is the case with the present fair
ground line over there.
A handsomely repainted horse car ap-
peared on the bridge line this morning.
Others are to follow suit as soon as thev
can be attended to.
Tie street car company has com
menced the repairing of the Second ave
nue pavement between the tracks where
needed, a much desired improvement.
Two irmw IScan'n.
There were two narrow escapes from
watery grave3 at the river last evening.
A stranger attempted to step onto the
ferry boat just as the boat was landing.
following his wife who had leaped on
ahead of him. and missing his footing fell
into the riyer. He was quickly fished
out, however, and found to be none the
worse, other than having suffered a good
At the Davenport side the ferry ran
into a skiff, in which there was a sing e
man, whose boat capsized, and the man
fell into the river. He was rescued soon
after and taken to police headquarters,
and afterward to the hospital. He is
recovering,' and no serious results are an
ticipated. Urorerv C'lerUa Organize.
. The Grocery Clerks' association was or
ganized Monday evening with the follow
President Fred R. Imhoof.
Vice President C. Heisel.
Secretary Robert Reuth.
Treasurer J. C.Kopp.
Bookkeeper George Ransn.
The above organization will be known
as the G. C A. They will celebrate
their beginning by a grand banquet and
ball at Black Hawk Inn Watch Tower on
Thursday evenine, Aug. 18.
Vllea' Nerve and Liver Pills.
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.
Smallest, ; mildest, surestt 50 doses 25
cents. Samples free at Hartz & Bahn-sen's.
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Used in Millions of
Years the Standard.
THE VERY LATEST.
With Yellow Jack on Board. -.
Nkw York, Aug. 3 The Norwegian
bark Neptune from Rio de Janeiro ar
rived in quarantine this morning. She
bore from her main mast the yellow flag
showing the dread -pestilence aboard, of
The Panama Canal to Be Completed.
Panama, Aug. 3 The directors have
signed for a convention with a syndicate
headed by the vice president of the
cbamhrr of commerce to conclude the
work u iue Panama canal.
A false Alarm. -
A disgraceful quarrel between some
unknown parties occurred out beyond
Ninth avenue, near Nineteenth street,
last night, that sounded to the startled in
habitants of that usually quiet part of
the city, as though someone was being
murdered. In attempting to turn in a
police alarm, someone got the keys mixed
and called out the fire department in
stead. The police at rived shortly after,
but no trace of the parties who startled
the neighborhood with loud and indecent
language, could be found.
Ladies don't be deceived; tailors rule of
cutting 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.
rHB DAILY AKGCs delivered at your door
every evem ng for lic per week.
ANTED A repniMe msn to act as collec
tor; enquire at this office . .
WS offer agents big money, in exclusive terri
tory; oar new patent Safe se 1 at siht in city
or country; new agents in the Held actually Ret
ting rich; one aent in oe day cleared f96: so
can joa: catalogue free. Ai.rii5 SArs Co., No.
StxI-jTl, Clara street, Cincinna.i, U. .
PC'rely a vegetable compound,
made entirely of roots and herbs
gathered from the forests of
Georgia, and has been used by millions
of people with the best results. It
All manner of Blood diseases, from the
pestiferous little boil ci your nose to
the worst cases of inherited blood
taint, such as Scrofula, Rheumatism,
Treatise on Blood ard Slrin Disease mailed
free. swift SrtciFlC Co, Atlanta, Ui.
DRESS MAKING MADE SIMPLE
Positively for a few
The French Taylor System, simplified, i now
on exhibition and lepons are beii gives in the
science of Dresn Cutting and Fitting.
Reduced Prices for a Few Days.
Call at once. This is the very best opportohity
ever offerej the public.
U. C. WILLIAMS & CO.
Mrs. Greenawalt's old stand, 1704
Private Instructions given at re'Hencea.
5 30 H lilt" -
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III If 5 1 ca
Ci c - mm J?
I psf o g
a S? 3 Si
I m sis
1615 and 1617 Second Avenua.
New styles ot
: Here are bargains reduced
"Your choice 19c, worth up
to 35e. , . .
French Kob?e, worth up to
$9, your choice for $3.95
China Silks. ; '
A few dress patterns at 25c
Ten shades, 25c yard.
Lawn Tennis Flannels.
6c per yard.
All Wool, worth fis to T
J a yard yovr choic3 4 Sc. '
Cotton Dress Goods, 74 e.
of Rem nan ts 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.
CLE MANN & Shimmy
D. ROY BOEBY'S,
1726 Sec Jnd Ave.
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
'.iV m - rtfsrwr.Al miZ
5 . ls5.-rrr-rri
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Always on html the fined brands of do-etic
and imported c.aars. All b'and of tobacco.
The score of ail the ball games will be received
L. GLOCKHOFF, Prop.,
18CS Second ive
1525 and 1527
124, 123 and 12S
POCKET KNIVES 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 elegant Carving
Set like those I have to show will be. Also those
Every woman that keeps house wants one. Wrought Iron
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders made in Illinois for our soft coal and every one
gaaranted. These are all good things to buy at Christmas or
any other time. Come in and see how much I have to show yoa
that is useful and novel in housekeeping goods.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth 8treet, Rock Island.
WILL BE CLOSED OUT AT
Ji n 1 Yi U-J
Must be sold at once for Cash. Directly opposite the
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ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
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