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Vf aated A boy 17 or 18 years of age
at Oswald's grocery.
James G. Brittoa of Andalusia was in
the city today.
Special drives in McCabe Bros.' corset
department all this week.
Obarles . Hodg9on let; this morning
for Rockford ou business.
Reduction sale at M. & K's. is attract
ing considerable attention.
Ladies should not forget the reduction
sale on low shoes at the M. & K.
Rev. W. S. Marquis left last night on
a visit of several days to Lincoln. Neb.
Shoes fine $2 Oxfords are being Siild
at $1.65 this wtek; reduction sale at M.
Wanted Six brick liyers, union men.
Apply 415 G uoes street, Daveuport.
Col. H. B. Burgh and family have re
turned Colfax Springs, where they spent
Five hundred bone French woven
f 1 . 90 corsets go at $1 apiece this week
at McCabe Bros.'
The celebrated Bates crochet bed
spreads go at 81 cents apiece this week
at McCabe Bros.'
you want a brick sidewalk laid .
good shape, call or address Joha Mulhern
care Union House.
Messrs. O. J. Dimick and J. C. Adams
of Chicago, rrrived in the city last even
ing, and are at the Harper.
Children's ribbed summer vests 4, 5.
6. 9. 10 and 12 cents at the season's close
out this week at McCabe Bros.'
Atk opportunity for the ladies to buy
our regular 3 50 Oxford for $2 75, at
reduction sale M. & K. ";
Cheney Bros.' best figured Chiua Si
dress , silks will be closed at 79 cents a
yard this week at McCabe Bros.'
Those fine Dongola Oxfords are selling
at SI. 40 this week. Regular price,
if 1 75, M. & K's. reduction sale.
A new girl, the brightest and sweetest
in town, has made its appearance, at the
home of John X. T reman and wife.
$ 3 buys a fine -.air of ladies' low shoes,
in cloth top, patent tip regular $ 3. 50
grade, at the M. & K. reduction sale.
Mies Bertha Copp returned last even
ing on the steamer Pittsburgh from a 2
weeks' visit to friends at Muscatine.
Lost, an envelope containing check of
$35 and a brick account, between Atkin
son and Oiof. Finder please return to
Ernest Waener left last night for Cbi
cago, where he expects to meet his par
ents on their return from their trip to
Reidy Bro's.have 3 acres of improved
proved property at Milan Centre Station
on Rock Island & Milan electric line at
a decided bargain. Call early.
Mrs. T. A. Reynolds and son Albert
of Englewood visited with Mrs. Albrecht
of Rock Island on their way home from
a visit to friends in southern Illinois.
Harry Sage, Louis Eidv. Edward
Butler and Will Baker have taken their
families down to Credit island and cs -tablished
a camp, where they are enjoy -ng
Laura Olsen, the unfortunate little deaf
and dumb girl run over by an electric c.r
in Moline, Saturday afternoon, died th;
same evening. She was buried this af
ternoon. C. W. Schlegel has purchased of C. F.
Gaeljer, one of the latter's residences on
Seventeenth street for $2,800. Mr.
Schlegel sold his home on Elm street to
Train Dispatcher Swain of the Peoria for
There being quite a number of' con
flicting rumors as to where the Barnum
fc Bailey shows will exhibit next Satur
day, and it may be reasserted that the
tents will be pitched at Columbian park.
The Rockford Construction company
commenced this morning to place the
curbing on Nineteenth street preparatory
to paving, as soon as the Third ave
nue contract is completed, which will be
in about two weeks' time.
The Rodman Rifles broke camp at
10:30 o'clock yesterday morning and ar
rived home at 7:30 o'clock last night.
They erjjayed the week's outing and
came home well stocked with stories of
the incidents at Camp Lincoln.
Mr. Christ Gaetjer sold his property at
No. 705 Seventeenth street tc Mr. Christ
Schlegel for 2.800, and Mr. Christ
ojhlegel sold his prope.ty on Thirteenth
avenue to Mr. Swayne for $2,000
through Reidy Bro'd. agency.
Invitations have been received by The
Aruus to attend the dedicatory cere
monies of the new Grecian Temple at
the Hygeria Sprintrs, Waukesha, Wis.,
tomorrow. A number of prominent
sp akers are to be present.
Ma Buford has returned from La
Crosse. He reports that on the train,
Mr. Bowlby was attacked by something
similar to a hemorrhage, and for a time
bis life was despaired of, but he is much
better now, and is improving rapidly.
The old Dimick carriage repository on
Third avenue has been rented by the com
mittee on quarters for the Flambeau and
Central republican ciu'ss. The barn in
the rear has also been rented for the stor
age of torches, etc., ani the whjle will
be put in first-claes shape. It will make
a desirable location for the clubs.
William Din returned this morning
from Denver. The others of the Rock
Island Knights Templar party went on
to Salt L-ike and other places of inter
est. He says Everts Commandery did
great credit to Rock Island in the par
ade, and was frequently cheered with
"Hurrah for Rock Island."
Abe Smith, an old soldier and well
known citizen of Le Claire, Iowa, at
tempted suicide ai nooa Saturday by
the use of a revclver, but the indications
are that the wound will probably not
prove fatal. A year ago he took the bi
chloride of gold cure for inebr.ency. with
successful results, but since that time
had again fallen into the ways of dissipa
tion, and mortification and despair are
said to be the cause of his rash act.
f!foti county Democrats.
The democrats of Scott county Satur
day nominated a ticket composed of A.
A. Balluff for circuit clerk, C. C. Camp
bell for county auditor, Fred Heinz for
county attorney, Fred Ascherman for
county recorder, and J. G. Dutcherof
Buffalo township and Claus Sloltenburg
of Davenport for supervisors. A town
ship ticket wa3 also placed in the field,
delegates selected to state and judicial
conventions, and resolutions adopted
setting forth that:
Whereas, A fusion witn the so cailed
people's party would be against the best
interests of the democratic party of Iowa
and would not be a eain of votes, but a
loss of votes of good democratic citizens
who do not believe in the visionary finan
cial schemes of Mr. Weaver and his fol
lowers; therefore, be it
R-solved. That the delegates of this
convention are hereby requested to use
all honorable means to have a resolution
parsed in the state convention to prevent
Change of Cirr 11 tutor.
Louis Schocker for some time city cir
culator for The Argus severe. 1 his con-
ntctior. with the paper Saturday night,
and is succeeded by Cnarles R. Hull,
who entered upjn his duties this m irn
in. Mr. Schocker proved himself a
trustworthy anil faithful young man, ana
his successor, Mr Hull, The Anoa s de
sires to commend to its friends and pa
trons. He has been employed in various
business capacities in Rack Inland here
tofore, and is amply qualified for the re
sponsible duties that he has undertaken.
He is energetic and upright, and in every
sense competent for the position.
Don't Like It.
A new order has gone into e fleet in the
revenue service, in accordance with which
Gauger J. A. Gettemy is relieved of duty
in rectifying bouses which must do their
own rectifying and report to the collector
direct, and the gauger is assigned entirely
to what is called the "dump." The effect
of the change is to cut the guager's
salary in two practically, and the conse
qu'nce is he don't like it a little bit. The
rake-off that comes from the dump does
not make a resDectablc living, he thinks
Fred ApprlqnlHt'n Hirthdar .
Fred Appelquist the genial and popu.
lar proprietor of The Model sample room
on Seventeenth street has decided on a
novel way of celebrating his fiftieth
birthday, which occurs tomorrow. In
order to commemorate the (.vent to his
many friends, he has arranged to have
served as only Fred can 50 spring
chickens, one for every year that be hs
spent on this mundame sphere, the whole
to be set off with a roasted pig. This
will be one of the finest lunches ever
served in the vicinity, and Fred cordially
invites all his friends to be present and
enjoy the feast.
I'olice f ointH.
A horse and buggy belonging to Nele
Willidsen, was stolen from his barn Sat
urday night, and after being driven
about all night, was left tied out on Sev
enteenth street near Eleventh ayenue
No clew has been found as to who the
parties who took it are.
The J. G. Chapman, West Rambo, J
K. Graves, C. W. Cowles, Verne Swain
and Lone Star came down, and the Pitts
burah, West Rambo, Freddie, Thistle,
Lone Star, Sam Atlee and Verne Swain
The stage of the water at the Rock
Island bridge was 5.25, and the tempera
ture was 86
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diseases; illustrated in colors; it gives
their signs and abbreviations. Address
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"Success depends upon the liberal pat
ronage of printing offices." As tor.
rHR DAILY ARGUS delivered at your door
every ereui ng (or lSc per week.
FOR SALE Cheap, a good Hard Coal Stove,
with oven; alws cook Hove; enquire at 402
Forty-fourth street. Rock Irlmd.
WANTED A sitnation in private family by an
Englishman, willing to make himself nseful
and accustomed to horse ; address Thos. Cattcr
all, 3j3 at Third street, Davenport, Iowa.
EC. WILLIAMS & CO. are t.-aching the
French Taylor Press cutting In two lessons;
call or address at 212 K. Sixth street, Davenport,
or 1704 Second avenue. Rock Island.
Women are not slow to
comprehend. They're quick.
They're alive, and yet it was
a man who discovered the one
remedy for their peculiar ail
ments. The man was Dr. Pierce.
The discovery was his " Fa
vorite Prescription" the boon
to delicate women.
Why go round " with one
foot in the grave," suffering in
silence misunderstood when
there's a remedy at hand that
isn't an experiment, but which
is sold under the guarantee
that if you are disappointed
in any way in it, you can get
your money back by applying
to its makers.
Wc can hardly imagine a
woman's not trying it. Pos
sibly it may.be true of one
or two but we doubt it.
Women are ripe for it.
They must have it. Think
of a prescription and nine out
of ten waiting for it. Carry
the news to them !
The scat of sick headache
is not in the brain. Regu
late the stomach and you
cure it. Dr. Tierce's Pellets
are the Little Regulators.
ERADICATES BLOOD PC1-
J3i CCN ANB ELOCDTAINT.
Cevcral bottles of Swift's Specific (S.P.P.)
entirely cl.-nnsed my system oi contagious
blood poison oi the very worst tvtie.
Wm. S. LooMla, tl.reveport. La.
Ss CURES SCROFULA EVEN
IN ITS WORST FCRWS.
T had sCROFfi.A in ISSj, and clenr.ed mv
system entirely from it by taking seven
bottles of S. S. S. 1 have not had any symp
toms since. C. Y. Wn.rox.
Spartanburg, S. C
HAS CURED HUNDREDS OF
CASES OF SKIN CANCER.
Treatise on Blood and Skin Diseases mailed
free. Swift Specific: Co., Atlanta, tia.
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard.
United States Engineer Office. Room !HI, 131
Van Boron street, Chicago. Illinois, An'.', ti.
1S2. Sealed proposals in triplicate for constrtict
ins three miles or loss of the Trnnk of the Illinois
nnd Mississippi Canal near the month of Hock
Kiver; for screening, sorting and deiivarinir sand
and pehhles. an-i f r excavating the Lock pits ami
constructing the foundations 'or two locks, will
be received at this office until 12 noon, Central
t'me, Saturday. Amr. 87th. 1802, and then puMirlv
opened. Spcifiation. blank forirs, and all
available Information will be furnished on appli
cation to this oftire (ir to the office of Assistant
Engineer L. L. Wheeler, at Milan. III.
W. I,. MARSHALL
Captain. Corps of Engineers. U. S. A.
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1615 and 1617 Second Avenue.
New styles ot
An advantageous purchase of
PALL STYLKB in dr68S glDg-
hams enables us to give
you a BKALLy good article
this week for
7c a Yard.
We don't often have as good
for 8ic; better buy this
Fall Dress Goods.
Fall Dress Goods are arriv
ing; early purchasers v jij
find excellent values in
and other effects.
Attention is called to a fine
assortment of wool mix
tures 34 inches at
25c a Yard.
' Wool Fancies and
Camel hairs at 50c a yard.
Don't forget oHr special prices on Urn
hrellas ami parasols, 1.00, 1 25
$1 48 and $1.62
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
ANN & mmi
GREAT B A.HGAIN8
D. ROY BOWLBTS.
1726 Second Ave.
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Always on banri the finest brands of dotrestTc
and imported citars. All brands of tob-cco.
The score of all the ball games will be received
L. GLOCKHOFP, Prop.,
18f8 Second ve
1525 and 1527
124, 126 and 12S
POCKET KNIVES and SCISSORS took th rrfim?n
for quality. If you want a good knife try one.
One need not be told what a nir nrRpt an Jao-mt no-,,
Set like those I have to show will be. Also those
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Every woman that keeps house wants one.
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders made in Illinois for onr soft pn.il u-nA
guaranteed. These are all good things to buy at Christmas or
any other time. Come in and see how much I have to show you
that is useful and novel in housekeeping goods.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave, and Twentieth Street, Rock Tsland.
GREAT REDUCTION SALE of
- LADIES' LOW SHO
At the ZBZ.
In order to make more room in our Shoe Department, for the
immense Fall Stock, which will be in soon, we propose to lessen our stock of Ladies' Low Shoes in all grades
and styles, commencing SATURDAY, AUG. l?th, and closing Saterday Evening, Aug, 20th.
Regular $4.00 Oxfords, at Reduction sale, $3.00.
3oO " " " " 2.75,
3.25 " " " 2.50
3.00 " " " " 2.40
2.75 " " " " 2.25.
2.50 " " " " 2.00.
1. 00 Oxfords for 75 cts, 90 cts for 65 cents.
Whether you are in need just now of Low Shoes or not, it will pay you to invest
Call early and by so doing get first choice. -
M. &. K.
Best Equipped Clothingnd Shoe House in Rock Island bounty.