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Tomorrow's balloon ascension occurs
Balloon race tomorrow at Vandruft's
. Qo to toe Columbia and see prices on
Tbe Columbia is selling goods cheaper
For carpets and furniture go to Cle
mann & Palztnann.
Trains will run in gngs to the Tower
Band concert and illumination at the
Tower tomorrow night.
The finest line of gas fixtures ia the
city at Blake & Burke's.
Wanted Young man to learn drug
business. Address box 667.
Qo to the Tower tomorrow and see
the thrilling balloon race at 5:30.
W. C. Kimball and family, of Buffalo
Prairie, are visiting friends in tbe city.
The ball game tomorrow will be called
at 2:30 so that all can see the balloon
Principal W. A Bishop, of the High
school, and family, have retunei to tbe
Plumbing and gas fitting and all kinds
of repair done on short notice at Blake &
Balloon ascension and parachute leap
from Vindruff's island tomorrow after
noon at 5:30.
Lloyd & Stewart are receiving daily
the largest and best line of hats ever
shown in the citv-
j Mrs- Lni M. Copp has returned from
her trip to Denver, where sh spent sev
eral weeks very pleasantly.
The balloon race at the Tower occurs
at 5:30. so that all may see tbe ball game
at TwintCity park at 2.30.
The largest and finest display of furni
ture and carpets in the three cities at
Clemann & Salzmann's.
Mrs. Jane Weatherhead, of Brstow,
left last night lor an exteuded visit to
friends at Walla Walla, Wash.
The fl:st anniversary ball of the Oak
dale club will be held at Black Hawk Inu
Thursday evening. Sept. 1.
Blake & Burke have secured the con
tract of Phil Mitchell for plumbing and
gas fitting for his residence.
This afternoon on Sylvan water occurs
the canoe regatta inaugurated by Mo
line's admirers of acquatic sports.
Mrs. E. B Cropper and children, o:
Chicago, accompanied by Mrs. E. C
Cropper, are visiting in the city.
The Rock Islanii-Molines and Rock
f ards are plavibg at Twin City park tais :
afternoon, and will play again tomorrow.
Miss L'juise Druppre, of State Center,
Iowa, is in the city on a visit to her
friend. Miss Benha Luchmann, on Mo
Mr. and Mrs. 11. W. HaUlip and chil
dfen arrived from Chicago for Sanday
sojourn at the Rock Island house this af
ternoon. Wait and see the car load of fine bed
room suits that O. O Uuckstaedt has on
the road and see the prices. He can
save you money.
A telegram Irom Adair Pleasants this
rooming, who went to his brother's bed
side at St. Louis on learning of his serious
illness, announces that tbe latter is bet
ter. All tickets for the Turner excursion to
Peoria that were left in Moline have been
sold, but William Dressen. at the Balve
dere. has still one car load of tickets left.
R Crampton & Co. are receiving large
additions to their stock for fall trade in
every department books, stationery,
wall paper, mouldings, albums, pocket
books, etc. Prices reasonable.
Mrs. Phil Mitchell and family have re
turned home from Spirit Lake, and will
mae their home at the Harper until tbe
completion of their residence which is
On Third avenue the Rockford Con
struction company is getting along east
toward the viaduct at a rapid pace, and
in a week will have transferred the scene
of operation to Nineteenth street.
Rev. J. H. Kerr has returned from his
from his visit to Sault Ste Marie, where
be spent his vacation very pleasantly.
He will conduct the services at the Cen
tral Presbyterian church tomorrow.
A special car will leave Rock Island
on tbe Rock Inland & Milan road tomor
row mornine at 8 o'clock to accommo
date those desiring to attend the camp
meeting at Tindall'a grove.
Chairman Kosenfield.of the committee
to complete the organization of the Col
umbian association , has called a meeting
of the committee at the office of E. H.
Guyer at 4 o'clock Monday afternoon.
Reidy Bros, are offering some special
bargains in real estate for the next four
weeks. Parties c ntem plating purchas
ing a home will do well to call and ex
amine list. Room 4, Mitchell & Lynde
The democrats of the Second ward
feel that they will not be outdone by tbe
republicans of tht ward, as they pro
pose to have a flag-raising there before
ninny days that will give them a touch of
Liun life and a new flag will be raised
Mrs. F. Yogel. of Nineteenth street, is
in St Paul, having been summoned
thither by the death of her STn-in-law,
Q. F. Klatt. Mrs. Klatt, after settling
up her affairs there, will probably return
with her mother and make her home in
Two beautiful new cars arrived yes'
t'rday for the Moline Central Electric
railway. One is a motor car provided
with the Westicghousa mode of propul
sion. of 20-horse Dower. The other is a
20-foot open trailer built by the J. G
Brill company of Philadelphia.
President Winter, of the Third ward
democratic club, has called a meeting of
the organization for tonight at Turner
ball when ousin- es of importance will be
transacted. Let every democrat in the
Third ward be present and help swell the
At the Y. M. C. A. at 3 30 o'clock to
morrow afternoon Rev. T. W. Grafton
will give an address which will be espe
cially devoted to the interests of working
men. The topic wi!l be, "Liberty, Equal
ity und Fraternity." A special invita
tion is extended to the laboring classes.
The little 2-year-old son of Jeremiah
Dee and wife, residing on Sixth avenue,
between Twelfth and Thirteenth streets
was badiy scalded by upsetting a pan of
boiling milk over himself this morning.
Dr. Trated tie was called, and attended
the little sufferer who ecdures no little
amount of pain in consequence of the un
The Argus acknowledges the courte
sies and compliments of Prof. J.E.Gustus
of Augustana college, extended in view of
hisrtc;nt marriage. Our best congratula
tions are offered wilh the wish that the
talented professor and his accomplished
bride may enjoy the highest blessings
thai the world bestows upon so worthy a
Mr. C. A. Wallace of Minneapolis, who
is assisunir Mr. Jones in his great clear
ing pale of unredeemed ple.iges, is the
liveliest man in his line that ever stood
itf.ire a crowd in Rock I-land. He is
an enterttioing talker, a good singer, can j
(ell a funav story, play the banjo or talk j
politics. Ia fact, be is a whole circus.
menagerie and side show. Go and hear
hitu; hj will entertain you this evening
at. J. W. Jones' second hand store.
Everything sold to the highest bidder.
1614 Second avenue.
Davenport is getting any amount of
unfavorable advertising in the newspa
pers of adjoining cities on the strength
of its unreasonable attitude toward the
street railway company. It does not do
a city any good to have the fact become
known that its street car system is losing
2iJ.0O0 a year, and that the council re
foses to permit the removal of a super
fluous lite that in itself involves a loss of
Thousn:,'s of people went to the
Tower yts:crday afternoon to witness
the ba'.looo ascension and parachute leap
of Rosa May. It was a thrilling affair.
Tbe daring aeronaut cut loose at a height
of 3.000 feet, making a graceful descent
and coming down in tbe water near
Can's Island. She became entangled in
the ropes, and it was only through the
work of the manager and another man
who swan to her assistance that she was
extricated from her peril and saved from
a watery grave. Tbe parachute was lost
in consequence of the accident. Tomor
row there will be a particularly attrac
tive feature in a balloon race between
Rosa May and Prof. L?omis of Wiscon
From all appearances Rock Island is
becoming vtry much like Sioux Falls in
the matter of divorce suits, two more
being fl ed in the circuit clerk's office
vesterdav. which makes a clean half
dozen this week. Mrs. Maggie Foy,
through Attorney Kuehl. asks separation
from her hu-band, John Foy, on the
grounds of extreme and repeated cruelty.
Attorney MecBe also filed a suit for di
vorce, in which John C. King asks to be
released from tbe matrimonial bonds
with his wife, Johanna King, on account
of all manner of cruelties, including kick
ing him. beating him with rolling pins
and pokers, and throwing both hot and
unclean water on him.
William Dressen, at the Belvedere, still
has fome tickets for the Peoria excur
sion. They are going fast; first come,
first served. Call on Mr Dressen if you
want a ticket, and to be sure of one. call
'TWILL BE A ROUSE K.
This Year's Labor Day Demonstration.
Am Imprtl Sleetloc of the t;oi
sitter liasi Wlsrfct Cimpre.
Made Tiie Parade.
At the regular meeting of the Labor
day committee held at Hillier's hall last
night there was a very large attendance
from the three towns. A comprehend
sive system of arrangements was re
ported for conducting the exsreissa on
that day. which promise to be the moj-t
elaborate of any yet attempted by the
T. A. Pender was selected as marshal
of the day, with the following assistants:
Joseph Grotegut, M. W. Battles, Hatr-
lin Hall, Frank Weigand, H Jacoby and
Matt Lamb. It was decided that the
three marshals from the three towns
shall select a commit'ee to award tbe
handsome gavel that will be presented to
the organization making tbe best a ppe tr
ance on that day. It was also decided to
ask the board of education to deter the
opening of school one day so as to allow
the children to take part in tbe festivi
ties. They also request all
factories to close on that
day, and an invitation is extended
to the farmers to take part in the parade.
Mayor McConochie has been selected
to deliver the address of welcome and
Thomas J. Morgan of Cbicaero will
speak on labor institutions and organi
zations. M. J. Kramer of Davenport
has also been selected to make an ad
dress in the German language. Tao
mayor, city council and police and tire
departments have also been invited to
turn out with the parade, which will
start as soon after 9 o'clock as possible.
Many of the business men and factories
have signified their intention of taking
part in the parade, and all others that
can are respectfully requested to d the
same so as to swell the numbers, and
all are requested to be on
hand at 9 o'clock. The line of march
will be as follows: Forming at Fourth
avenue and Twenty-third street will
move west on Fourth avenue to Twen
tieth street, north on Twentieth street to
Third avenue, to Eighth s reet, north on
Eighth street to Second avenue, east on
Second avenue to Twentieth street, south
on Twentieth street to Fourth avenue,
east on Fourth avenue to Twenty-ttird
street to Fifth avenue, and east ou Fifth
avenue to the grounds. Floats will
form on Eighteenth and Nineteenth
streets south of Third aveaae.
In addition to the above an invitation
is extended to the civic organizations of
the city to take part in the parade.
Every c ff ort :s being put forth by the
committees having the matter in hand to
make it a memorable event, and with
favorable elements tbey will undoubtedly
mfeke it the most auspicious occasion of
its kind that has ever occurred here.
Turn out, everybody, and help libor
An excursion from Bushneil and points
on the way will come in over the C. B.
& Q on Labor day to enjoy a ride down
tbe river by steamer, anJ a greai miay
will probably attend the celebration
Have yon Read
How Mr. W. D. Wen'z of Geneva. X. Y.
wa cured of ihe severest form of dyspep
sia? He says everything he ate feemid
like pouring melted lend into his stomach.
Hood s Sarsapariila effected a perfect cure
Full particulars will be sent if you write
C. I. Hood & Uo Liowell. mass.
Tbe highest praise has been won by
Hood's Pills for their easy, yet efficient,
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New styles ot
IV! C JNTIRE BROS.
Don't get frightened,
Not a day too soon to think
About buying blankets.
We propose to have an
Early Blanket Sale
All kinds of Blankets,
Cheapest to best,
Sanitary, Plaid etc.
T 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 Fall Dress. Goods
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
GREAT B A.RGAINS
D. ROY BOWLBY'S.
1726 Second Ave.
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
.Always on hand the finest brands of dotrstic
and impor.d clears. All biands of tobacco.
The score of all '.ho ball games will be received
L. OLOCKHOFF, Prop.,
1525 and 1527
124," 120 and 12S
POCKET XKIVE3 and SCISSOR3 took the highest premium
for quality. If you want a good knife try one.
One need not be told what a nice prneent an elegant Carving
Set like those I have to show will be. Also thoan
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
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
guaranteed. These are all good things to buy at Christmas or
any other time. Come in ana see how much L have to show you
that is useful and novel in housekeeping goods.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock Island.
The Biggest Cut Of AIL
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 ol 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.
Used in Millions ef Homes 40 Years the Standard
Fatten your Purse by assisting us to reduce stock and secure space
. & K.
Best Equipped Clothing and Shoe House in Rock Island county.