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Muscatine melons at Souder & Son's.
Nice large spring chickens at Bonder
Will R Johnson's first annual sale
now on .
Rines! Rines! Rincs! at Will R.
H. P. Stoddard of EJgington was in
Will R. Johnson, the reliable jeweler.
723 Second avenue.
Home erjwn aooles and crapes at
Bonder & Son's.
Rober; Wagner left last night for Des
Moines on business.
Find out what you can buy goods from
Will R Johnson for.
Democratic ward meeting at Turner
hall Friday evening.
E. H. Allen, of Kansas City, is in the
city on a visit to friends.
Don't forget to remember the lo
Drices at Will R Johnson's.
Best values ever offered in cotton baits
at McCabe Bros, this week.
15. H. Guver left for the east this
mornioe for a two weeks' business trip
Five good farms in Rock Island county
for s!e or trade for city property. Reidy
Tomorrow will be ladies' day at the
Watch Tyet. Otto's band will furnish
McHugh ha: some fine new and second
hand bicjele vet for sale. Call and ge
W. C. Mancker leaves tonight for
Spirit Lake. Iowa, expecting to be away
Nics sweet potatoes, wax beaos ana
all kinds of home grown vegetables at
8ouder & Son's.
LadiS'bdi children's day at Black
lawk Tawer tomorrow. Otto's band
McHugh will close out what bicycles he
as on band at cost. Now is the time to
ay a cheap wheel.
8x4 unbleached sheeting. 1Sc;9x4 un
bleached sheeting, 15c; delayed; has ar
rived and is now on sale.
John Gibson left last night for Inde
pendence to attend the series of sporting
events to be presented there this week.
The old settlers or Rock Island countv
will have their annual reunion and pic
nic at Prospect park, Moline, tomorrow.
The democratic congressional conven
tion of the Eleventh district will be held
at Monmouth on Thursday of this week.
The news from St. Louis is that George
Pleasants' condition is not materially
changed. His trouble is cerebral men
ingitis. One lot wide, heavy Dutch blue calico,
7Jc a yard; fast dye turkey red calico, 5c
a yard; standard new dress style prints,
5c at McCabe Bros.'
Wanted A neat German or Swedish
girl for general housework in small pri
vate family. Icquire of Mrs. Busenbenz,
806 Nineteenth street.
Have you a picture to be framed? If
bo, it will p'ay jo' to call and examine
M. Lee Gait's line of nice picture frames,
the prettiest in the city.
The Rock Island delegates to the
democratic congressional convention will
leave in a body for Monmouth Thursday
morning via the C, B. & Q.
Several bales and cases did not arrive
i time for muslin and sheeting sale at
IcCate Bros ' this morning. All are in
ow and will go quick tomorrow.
Hon. and Mrs. E. W. Hurst reached
jome last night from the east, Mr.
Hurst having met his wife in New York
on ber return from abroad.
Dr. F. D. Paul, late of Cambridge, has
located in Rock Island, having become
associated with his brother. Dr. W. A.
Paul, in the practice of his profession.
"Introduction to New Testament
study," the new work by the Rev. John
H. Kerr, of this city, is for for sale at M.
Lee Gait's book and stationery store, 1815
Auction! auction! auction! at J. W.
Jones' second band store all this week
every afternoon and evening. All goods
sold to the highest bidder. Goods sold on
commission, 1614 Second avenue.
The regular weekly concert of the mer
chants' subscription series to have been
held in Spencer Square tonight has been
postponed for one week, owing to the
Reidy Bros, now haye for sale
George Mixier'a lota on Twenty-third
street. This is the most beautiful loca
tion in the city for a home. Come and
secure a lot before they are all gone.
John Bahnsen of Wausa, Neb., who
has been visiting in the city for some
time left for bis home last night accom
panied by bis brother Frank Bahnsen.
who will visit there a short time.
The Ro etc Island city council is to hold
a special session at the waterworks build
ing at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon to
witness the trial test of the new Holly
engine by the experts detailed to make it.
Tonight at the Phoenix hose house oc
curs the meeting of the Second Ward
Democratic club when it is hoped a large
attendance will be on hand, as business
of importance is to be brought before the
John Murphy, who was arrested yes
terday on a charge of criminal aeeault,
waived preliminary examination, and
was bound over in bonds of f 1,500 by
Magistrate Wivill, and went to ja.1 in
-The Misses Dart entertained 60 cou
ples of their tri-city friends at the Tower
last evening. Otto's band furnished
music. The refreshments were superb,
and a delightful eyening was fpeat in
dancing on the second floor of the inn. -
A. H. Wettfall the good-natured,
bright-witted advance agent of the "Ole
Olson" compny which is to appear at
Harper's theatre, Sept. 7. was in the
city today, and included The Argus
among bis calls.
There will be a meeting of the Seventh
ward democratic cluo at the Gilpin hose
house tooaTrow night. Every member
of the club is expected to be present, and
the democrats of the ward generally, in
order to hive all join the organization
THE PUBLIC LIBRARY.
R-Klar M..tkiy Slreting t the
Board of Director L.aat RxruXug
Committees Appointed Oilier
The regular monthly meeting of the
Rock Islan l Public Library board was
held at the rooms in the Mitchell &
Lynde building list night. Not much
business of importance was transacted.
The new incandescent lights for the li
brary were inspected, after which Presi
dent Southwell announced the standing
committees as follows:
Books Welch. Johnson. Foss.
Finnnce Walker. Kohn. Paul.
Lilrry Rooms Smirt. Walker. Paul.
Periodicnls Johnson, Lirkin, Smart.
Rules Foss, Kohn and Larkin.
Oa motion the following bills were
then allowed and orders drawn for the
A C. McC!urg& Co., $11.71; Kramer
& Bleuer. $1.20; L. G E1dy. flS; R vk
Island Gas Co-.S13.85: John Volk. $1.50;
C H. Ynncr. S16 75; Mitchell B L.vnde,
$118 66; R. Crampton. 70 cents; J. YV.
Stewart. 20 cents; expenses. 95 cents.
The report of the librarian. Mis3 Ellen
Gale, was then accepted, 'which shows
the following classification of circula
Religion and Philosophy
Arts and Science "
Social science..... 10
Essays and Music - 9
FlCLion ................ ...... ..
Juvenile literature - 5
A CHOLERA CIRCULAR.
A. Pioaerr's Death.
Mrs. Elsworth Mapes died yesterday
afternoon at her home in Moline. Her
maiden nime was Pamelia Pettibone and
she was born in Oswego county. N. Y.,
March 4, 18u9, and married Mr. Mapes
June 28, 1826. at Mt. Pleisant, , Wayne
county. Pa. In August, 1834, they re
moved to Moline, where tbey have resided
ever since, and are well known to nearly
everyone in the city. Eight children
were born to them, five of whom survive ;
Brown. Henry, Anthony, Mrs. Lucia
Kidder and Mrs. A. L. Dimock. Mrs.
Mapes had been quite sick for some time.
but the past few days had appeared
much improved, being able to Bit up, and
eeemint? to eriov herself as usual. Her
death wes on this account unexpected.
The disease was probably dropsy of the
07 T.nttia Ti. Ainwna to Jnhn A fitPV.
ens. lot 8 block 2, Stevens' Third add,
Un tno !1 V II
UnHno ltfiF Pnic, C.n tn V. V. c-
nuist lot ft block 9. Moline Water Pcwer
Co h Six in add. Moline,
W ill inm Jackson to Julia A. isonman,
lot 2. block 2. Jackson's sub-div, $200.
They Cremated at Diva.
MEKKILL, Vis.,Aug. 30. About 1 o'clock
Sunday morning half a hundred leading
citizens of Merrill formed in a body and
marched across the river to the infamous
den that has for years disgraced that city
and burned the dive to the ground. The
action of the citizens was the result of a
murder recently committed in the dive.
Killed by a l:iow Below the Belt.
Shenandoah, Pa., Aug. SO. -Lewis
Ringheiser, while at his work in the
breast in Kebley Run colliery yesterday,
was Etrnck in the abdomen by a large
lump of coal which had become loose and
felL He was so badly crushed that he
lived only au hour after the accident. He
leaves a wife and one child.
R G) IB) n l?E'
Tke Dtslafiretlea to Kse Applied to Ian.
naljrraats Their Batraraae.
The following circular, has been sent
ont from the national capital in view of
the impending danger of a cholera epi
demic: Treasury department, office of the super
vising surgeon-general marine hospital
Washington, D. O , Aug. 24. 1892.
To collectors of customs, medical offi
cers of the marine hospital service, agents
of foreign steamship lines, local quaran
tine officers, and others whom it may
concern: Department circu ar No. 141.
dated Aug. 17. 1892, relative to tbe dis
infection of the pergonal effr-cs and bag
gage of immigrants prior to embarkation,
is hereby extended to include tbe bur
gage and personal effects of immigrants
from ail Europe and Asiatic port; and it
is further ordered that the provisions f
the circular thus amended shall become
operative on and after this dau. ex Dec t
for articles of baggage, etc . afl iat prior
to tbe promulgation of this order wtich
must be disinfected on arrival.
H W. Austin.
Surgeon M. H. S . for Supt. Surg-Gen.
Approyed: Charlks Foster, Scc'y.
Have you Read
How Mr. W. D. Wen;z of Geneva. N. Y.
was cured of the severest form of dye pep
siaT He says everything he ate seemed
like pouring melted lend into his stomach.
Hood's Sarsapariila effected a perfect cure
Full particulars will be sent if you write
U. I. Hood & to-, Lioweii, 3l68.
Tbe highest praise has been won by
Hood's Pills for their easy, yet efficient,
1HK DAILY ARO(TS delivered at yoor door
, every eveai ng for lic per week.
iTsed in Millions cf Homes 40 Years the Standard.
-r OST A Banting Case Gold Watch, between
XJ Rock Inland and Davenp-wt; cave contained
two photographs; return la ABurs office and re
K? ANTED Earnest, Intelligent lady to estab
F V lish a pooa paying business ; one havinc had
experience in a sick r. om pre 'erred; call at suite
a, Aicvuuouga diock. Davenport, lowa.
They all Testify
To the EMcacy
. t UJJ
The old-time almplo
remedy from tbe Georgia
em-amps and fields has
gone forth to the antipodes.
astonishing the skeptical &nd
confounding the theories of
tnosewho depend solely en tho
physician's skill. There Is no blood
taint which it does not Immediately
eradicate. Poisons outwardly absorbed or the
result of vile diseases from within all yield to this
potent but simple remedy. It la an nnequaled
tonic, builds up the old and feeble, cures all diseases
arlsim? from Impure blood or weakened vitality.
Send lor a treatise, rvamlne the proof.
Books oa Blood and Skin Diseases " mailed free.
XHruggiaf Sell It.
SWIFT SPECIFIC CO.,
Drawer a. Atlanta. Ga.
J. E- Montrose, Manager.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 2nd.
Evening at 8 and a Grand Family and School
Matinee at 8 p, m.
Fart well Tour of the World -Orisinal
The Liliputians In the pantomlmical Musical
Extravaganza, The Rivals, and Gulliver
among the Liliputla.is.
and the Muaicol Farce Comedy, The Little
Countess, by Mr. C'eares a?lor. mt-o-duclns
'ho smallest and most veratil-j
little acton and actresses in
See the costumes from Worth's; B5 f 00 in dia
monds; the S3.5UO Necklace resented by tueen
Victoria; the smallest Ponies, the tmalleft car.
riotre, the Mnallusi coachman in the world: don't
miss the last chance of seeing th- only Lilipntinus
Faicesor Admi-lin tvcntnu. an, &' ana 3c;
Matinee. 25 and 5ilc ; re red seats now on sa e
at Harper House crug store.
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1615 ani 1617 Second Avenua.
New styles ot
Don't get frightened,
Not a day too soon to think
About baying blankets.
We propose to have an
All kinds of Blankets,
Cheapest to best,
Sanitary, Plaid etc.
To make an event worth talk
ing about we will Bell Kjq
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.
CLEMEN & SAUMANN,
GREAT B A.RGAINS
D. ROY BOEBY'S.
i726 Second Ave.
-Base Ball Headquarters.-
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Always on hand the finest brands of domestic
and imported cigars. All brands of tobcco.
The score of all '.ne ball games will be received
L. GLOCKHOFP, Prop.,
1525 and 1527
124, 123 and 128
I'OCKET KNIVES RHTSSnWH r. v:-t,. .-
for quality. If you want a good knife try one.
One need not he tnM whara mva i n .
tet like those I have to show will be. Also those
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
EverV Woman lhat. Iroo-na mno w x. t
i fTi 0 . -"-.f" "aum ouc. rougui iron
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the lapra in ., rl a t-n T1l?v.-,;a v 1 3
- - -.Aiiuio iui kjllx ouiiiuai auu every one
giaranted. 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.
The 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 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.
Fatten your Purse by assisting us to reduce stock and secure space
Best Equipped Clothing and Shoe House in Rock Island county.