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Bin ball tomorrow.
School shoes tt the Boston .
$150 stiff hats, 75c M. & K.
. fl men's shoes The Boston,
f 3.50 stiff hats. $3 M. & K.
The Columbia opening Saturday. -$2
. 83 stiff hats, f 1 . 60 M. & K.
Muscatine sweet potatoes at Arnold's
Girls wanted at the Rock. Island house
Men's pantaloons, fl.50 quality, 75c
Mice large spring chickens at Souder
Knee pants suits 68c; worth double.
M. & K.
F. O. Young's Columbia opening Sat
Choice California fruit at Souder &
. All kinds of California fruits at Ar
Muscatine melons on ice a; Souder &
List call for summer stuff half price
M. & K.
Campaign hats at the Columbia at 4c
Ladies percale waists for 43o at the
All kitda of seasonable vegetables at
The great opening of the Columbia
Muscatine water and musk melocs at
Everything nice for a Sunday dinner at
Souder & Son's.
Rock ford vs. Pennant Winners tomor
row at Twin-City park.
Workfng shoes for men, in lace or Con
gress, f 1 The Boston.
Bargains in men's and boy's pants, un
derwear, etc. M. V& K.
l)jn t forget the Boston if you want a
cheap pair of Oxfords.
We still have some left ladies' $3 Ox
fords, at $2 The Boston.
Columbia will make Rock Island ring
Saturday with low prices.
The talk of the day Columbia great
etre 1728 Second avenue.
The last Sunday base ball game next
Sunday. Everybody go.
See our line of men's working shoes at
$1 and fl.50 The Boston.
Q. W. Merry of Orange county, Flor
ida, is visiting with the family of O. M.
Capt. J. M. Montsomejy and wife are
t Reynolds spending a few days with
You can bu7 a steel hatchet for 35s at
the Columbia that would cost you 75c
The finest and best selected stock of
groceries, at the lowest cash prices in the
city, at Arnold's.
Prof. J. . Oustus, of Augustana col
lege, has arrived from the west, accom
panied by his bride.
School shoes. Bring in the boys and
girls and let u9 fit them out with shoes
that will wear. The Boston.
Miss Millie Mumford, who has been
visiting friends in the city leaves for her
home in Kewanee tonight.
C.J. Searle and H. A. Weld will give
vent to their feelings at a republican
meeting to be held at Milan tonight.
Rev. George E. Shuey of Grace Luth
eran church is expected home today frcm
his several weeks visit in Virginia.
Just rece ved a big line of men's gen
uine calf s'iin shoes, in lace or Congress,
at S3 50, regular S3 grade The Boston.
Justice Cook at bis offise yesterday af
ternoon united in marriage Mias Mary
McMahon and Silas L. Gamble of Mo
line. There will be a lawn sociable given by
the Juniors, at St. Joseph's parsonage
next Wednesday evening. Everyone in
vited. Preparing for fall summer goods are
going with a rush last call come, help
yourself. Bargains in every department.
M. & K
Wi.liam A. F. Ruge, of Milan, has
taken George Koehler'a old stand, and
invites bis friends to call on him in his
The Misses McCarty of South Heights,
entertained a party of 25 couples at their
iinma OTpHnwtrlftv evening. All bad a
err pleasant time.
Mnrria Walker of Chicago spent last
night with his brother. C. L. Walker, in
this city. ..He is on his way home from
trip down in the lower part of the
A telegram was received today, an
nouncing the serious illness at St. Louis
of George Pleasants. Judge Pleasants is
at Colfax, Iowa, while Adair Pleasants
and family are at Sterling-
Th anccial sale of tumblers at Loos-
ley's crockery store today is proving
finite a success. There is no danger that
the stock of plain tumblers at 25 cents
dozen will run out, but the better grade
ara being sold fast. The special prices
continue only today and tomorrow.
Willie Ilurd, the wids-awake messen
eer of the Postal, now wears the regula
tion cap of the Postal company. The
can ia an ornament to WiLie. and Willie
is an ornament to the company.
You can get at Long's choice celery.
Mascatioe melons, sweet potatoes, egg
plants, cantalopes, green and wax
beans, oeaches. Dears, grapes, bananas
The Kickapoo Remedy troupe whose
free entertainment attracted a large crowd
to the corner of Twenty-sixth and Fifth
and ailialf avenue last evening, made an
atfac ive etreet parade yesterday after
Charles Lippincott, station agent at
O.-ion. has been promoted to the posi
tion of paymaster on the R., I. & P.
which position will be vacated by P,
G.-tLUiwslt on September 1, when Mr.
Lipp'ncott will take his place.
Mies Julia A. Battles of Rock Island,
I'.!., is vinitine the fimily of Rev. Mr.
Gue. pa-tor of the Grace Methodist
church in this city. Accompanied by
Mrs. One and several others, she went to
Ocean Park yesterday, to etjoy the sea
brezsfora few days. Portland Ore
Theodore Free is having a handsome
two story brick business biock built on
the north side of Fourth avenue between
Twentyfirst and Twenty-second streets
John Spilger has the contract. It wU be
of modern design, with all the late con
veniences and will cost about $4,500.
The Chicago papers are devoting a
great deal of space to the fact that Con
gresfcman Cable has not yet arrived there
to open the western democratic head
quarters- Mr. Cable will be on hand in
Chicago in good time, and he will be
heard from a'.l right when he gets
There is to be a novel attraction at
VandruS's island. Sunday afternoon in
the wav of a balloon race between Miss
Rosa May and Prof. Loomis. of Wiscon
sin. The latter is to suspend from his
teth in coming down. The balloons are
to strt simultaneously, and both aero
nauts will cut loose at a signal, and the
one that lands first wins the race.
Mrs. William Catton and little daugh
ter left yesterday to join her husband in
Chicago, from where they, together with
BiilUrdist S:haftr's family, start for
France to spend six months. Their
home on Fifth avenue will be occupied
by John O'Connor, late clerk of the St.
James hotel, Davenport, who has asso
ciated himself with his brother, J. F.. in
The Club sample room.
The Josephine brought in an excursion
of 1.800 people last night who had been
brought to Savanna from Elgin over t e
C, M. Jb St. P.. and then brought down
by river to this point and taken
back over the Milwaukee last night.
They arrived here too late at night to see
the city, and many of them were accord
ingly disappointed. All were pleased
with Spencer Square however, and were
not bashful about telling it.
There is some speculation as to wheth
er a few members of the botrd of edu
cation did not at least partially discharge
an obligation incurred in the las election
last evening, in adoptingjmusic books. In
this way, and by the future acts of the
board we may at some distant day know
the exact reason for the tremendous op
position to the retiring members ex
erted in certian quarters.
Impart sat AdJ itnrnrit Mrnalon of Che
Board of Education Laat Evening.
The board of education met in ad
journed session last evening. President
Sears and all the directors being pres
ent, but Dr. Bernhardt
The action of the meeting of June 11
adopting the Loomis music book for use
in the schools was rescinded, the vote
standing, in the affirmative, Ferguson,
Bobbins and Folsom, and Sears in the
negative. Four other systems of music
were presented, and the proposition of
G. K. Housel was accepted, the condi
tions of which are that he is to furnish
charts free, and that his book No. 1
should retail at 20 cents. No. 2, 25 cents,
and N. 3. 30 cents, and that Nob. 1 and
2 should be revised by Jan. 1 and ex
changed even for books now in the hands
of the pupils. No. 3 was to be ready
for pupils by the first week in September.
It was ordered that Barnes' United
States history be substituted for Swin
ton's, the understanding being that pu
pils will be supplied with new books for
the old one and 25 cents, the regular
price of the book to be $ 1.
The question or providing ot rooms
for the children pending the opening of
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard
No. 6, was referred to the text-book
committee with power to act.
The following are the bills allowed:
Hartz & Bahneen.f 205; Rock Island
Gas Cor-fl; Stewart & Montgomery,
75 cents; Union Printing company.
915; M. Colligan. $10.50; on grading of
No. 7, (40; Hayes & Cleaveland. f 40.
John Healy, f 12; Western Publishing
Co.. 7; H.F. Lamp. $15 90; Charles
Smith and John Kolloff. $202.75; Hurst
& Donaldson. $75; C, R. I. & P.,
$11 88; Baker & Hcusman, $132 74.
woodland" WO RSHIP.
Continuation of the Religious Camp
Meeting at Tindall's Grove.
Camp Meeting Grounds. Tindalis
Grove, Aug. 25 The fine rain ws ap
preciated at the camp grounds. It
doubtless kept some from coming yester
day, but it improved the air and laid the
dust so that it. will be much pleasanter
from now on. The services yesterday
were very interesting and profitable.
Rev. Gimson led the bible reading at
8:30 in his usual vigorous style. Bro
Gimson is a faithful student of the word
He has just published a collection of
bible readings which wdl be used in the
meetings. The morning sermon was
preached by Rev. Stocking, of Moline.
from I. Thess: 1:5. Rev. Wasmuth fol
lowed in exhortation. There were two
conversions. The children's meeting at
1:30 was led by Rev. Thompson,
of Pink Prairie. At 2:30 Rev. Merrill of
Rock Island preached from Lufcev:4;
Rev. Gimson followed in exhortation.
In the absence of Rev. Peregoy. presi
dent of the district league, the Epworth
meeting at 4 o'clock was conducted by
The song service at 7 o'clock was very
interesting. Bro. Brown of Aledo is the
efficient leader of the song service. At
7:30 the Rev. Henry Brink of Port Byron
preached from Hebrews xii:24. R?v.
Gimson gave the exhortation. A good
congregation was in attendance, and the
meeting was very profitable. A. M. S.
Mrs. Hattie Algtr of Milan has
through her attorney, J. T. Kenworlhy,
filed the papers in a suit for divorce
from her husband, William Alger, on the
grounds of habitual drunkenness. She
also petitions that he be restrained from
disposing of their property, aad asks for
the custody of their children.
A suit for divorce was filed in the cir
cuit clerks office yesterday through.
M. M. Sturgeon as attorney for the plain
tiff, in which Samuel Blair asks to I e di
vorced from his wife, Carrie Blair, whom
be claims deserted him. He also asks
for the custody of their four children.
School shoes at the Boston .
1HB DAILY AKGUd delivered at your door
. every eveui ng for HKc per week.
WANTED A good Real Ectate man familiar
with Kock Islanl real estate; .call at 1815
Second avenue, Koesteb &, martin.
GL -UROV.JYANT Know yonr ruturc, pant and
nreaent: don't buv. sell, or bo on a jtornej
before consulting Madam De Carson the wonder
ful trance medium and mind reader; call at
Fourth and Kipley streets, Darenport. Iowa.
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Pnr tlirpo warn T was troubled with mala
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and 1 was greatly reaucea in nesn, ana me
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nnush remedies, but to no effect. 1 could
get no relief. I then decided to try EjSSES?)
A few bottles ot this wonaenui iw f fHi ntl
mHirinf marla a comnlete and Dermanent
cure, and I now enjoy better health than ever.
J. A. KICE, Ottawa, xvan.
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1615 anl 1617 Seconl Avenua.
New styles of
Don't get frightened,
Not a day too soon to th
.About buying blankets
We propose to have an
Early Blanket Sale
That mean 8
All kinds of Blankets,1
Cheapest to best,
Sanitary, Plaid etc.
To make an event worth talk
ing about we will sell 100
pairs of Blankets in
Soft Sanitary Grey for
$2.50 a Pair.
You have paid $3.50
For no better.
Specially Low prices
On other grades.
Buy this week
And save money.
Our new Pall Dress Goods
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
CLEFLAMM & SLlLlimm,
GREAT B A.RGAINS
D. ROY BOOT'S.
1726 Second Ave.
-Base Ball Headquarters.-
all.. I II - jl' -ft MMmlMll: .
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Always on hami the finest brands of do-restic
and impor'.id citrars. All brands of tobscco.
The score ot ail '.he ball games will be received
L. GLOCRHOFF, Prop.,
1525 and 1527
124, 126 and 128
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
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Every woman that keeos house wants one Wrnncrht Tmn
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders made in Illinois for our soft coal and every one
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 8 tree t. Rock Tgland.
Tie Biggest Cut Of All. - -
As we near the goal of Summer we are more forcibly impressed
with the necessity of reducing our stock previous to receiving our
enormous FALL STOCK which is now under process ot manufac
ture. We are determined to clear the greatest portion of our stock
at next to nothing prices.
Too many Hats.
Too many Suits.
Too many Pantaloons.
Too many Negligee Shirts.
Too much Underwear.
Fatten your Purse by assisting us to reduce stock and secure sp ace
- & IK.
Best Equipped Clothing and Shoe House in Rock Island county.
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