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GETTING INTO LINE.
The. Second Ward Democratic Club
1'oacrrnnniaa Cable Honored in the
Xtne-JU( Al.sjeia L'mlag
to Rtck Island AKSin
There was was a Urge and enthusias
tic crowd of Second ward democrats Rath
ered at the Phoenix hose house onEizhtb
street ;iast night for the purpose of
permanently organizing a ward demo
cratic club. The meeting was called to
order by Ex-Aid Joseph Qeiger. After
the matter of organizing bad been dis
cussed the prospects for maintaining a
larger club were so bright that it was
deemed best to form the club at once, and
accordingly the following officers we:e
President William Ecsermaa.
Vice President James St. Clair.
Secretary George Anthony.
Treasurer Henry Kinner.
It was decided thLt the name of the
new club should be the Second Ward Ca
ble club, and it starts out with a mem
bership of nearly 40, with a prospect ot
a raoidiv incrtusine membership. A
committee was appointed to solicit fund-?
for a flig to be huog in the Second warJ,
the following being named as such com
mittee: James 3t. Clsir, Fred Gross,
Charles Van Hecke, Charles Durmann and
George Anthony. The meeting ad
journed to meet again on Friday nigbt,
and in the meantime an effort is to be
made to increase the membership.
; JCDGE AL.TGEL.D COMING AGAIN.
Chairman Silvia of the democratic
county committee received a letter this
morning . from Secretary Nelson of the
state7 central committee stating thit
Judge J. P Altgeld, democratic candi
date for governor, would speak in Rock
Island on the afternoon of Sept. 21, and
the probabilities are that he will talk in
Moline in the evening. Arrangements
are already under way for a grand rail?
on the occasion of the next governor's
OTHER POLITICAL NOTES.
The Rock Island county delegates to
the democratic congressional convention
will leave tomorrow mornine over the C ,
B. & Q in a body for Monmouth.
The Third ward democrats are to meet
at Turner hall Friday night to complete
the organiz ttion of their campaign club.
Enox hats the London.
Elegant line of hats at the London.
Pants worth S3. 00, for $139 at the
E. B. Sr eant, or Rockford, was in
the city today.
Wool pints, good value for $3.00goat
$ 1.39 the London.
Genuine Knox hats fo fall '92 now
open at the London .
The wcr'.d -renowned Knox hat now
open the Loadon.
Stuart Harper returned yesterday from
a short visit to Chicago.
Will Don is expected back from Colo
rado Springs tonight.
Go with the crowd to the Columbia.
Big bargains iz. everything.
Mrs. McCune, of Preemption, is criti
cally ill with consumption.
W. H. Oliver, of Dubuque, spent yes
terday in the city visiting friends.
Those sledge hammer prices at the
Columbia are what bring the crowds.
Mrs. A. C. Campbell left yesterday on
a short visit to friends at Keithsburg.
C. J Wilkinson, of Indianopolis, is in
Rock Island visiting friends and relatives.
. Every well dressed man should buy a
Knox bat. For sale only at the London.
This is the evening for the regular
band concert and illumination at the
Lost a pocketbook at the foot of Sev
enteenth street. Finder please leave at
Take a delightful ride to the Towc
this evening and enjoy the concert and
If vou want to know what cash will do
go to the Columbia as they sell for cash
only. No credit.
You can buy all kinds of novelties at
the Columbia cheaper than any other
place in the tri cities.
Miss Sadie Cool left this morning for
Chicago, being called there by the illness
of her sister, Mrs. C. A. Mayo.
Mrs. L. G. Snider, who has been visit
ing in Rock Island and at Preemption,
returned to her home at Chicago last
L D. Burgh and wife left today on a
trip up the river on the e'teamer Denk
mann. They go to Stillwater, Minn.
It is Geor-e Wagner and wife who
have gone to Des Moines on a visit, in
stead of Robert Wagner, as stated last
George M. Gould and Mis Emma
Fabian of Mnlioe, were united in mar
risge at the court hou-e yesterday by
Lvlics go to the Columbia and sea the
prices on household novelties. Every
thing cheaper for cish than any other
house in the city.
Miss Lizz e Kemble left yesterday for
Crawfordsvii'e, lad., where she has ac
cepted a position as teacher of drawing
in the public schools.
A matrimonial event soon to take
place will link the lives of a business
lady of this city and a prominent busi
nessman of Davenport.
The Misses Louise Whialer, Sadie
Dart. Fannie Sudlow and Anna Frysin
ger leave today on a trip up the river on
the tteamer E. Rutledge.
T steamer Silver Crescent bought up
a large excursion from Muscatine today
and they spent the day visiting the
point3 of interest in this vicinity.
Edward II. Young, son of M. J
Youn, expects to leave early next week
for Annandale, N. Y.. to enter the Epis
copilian divinity school at that place.
P. II. Linncen and R. H. Dalzell, of
Chicago, and C. II. Anderson, of Lock
port, N. Y., sre in the city to witness tae
test of the Dolly pump at the waterworks
S. L. Swisher, of Coe, and John
Schafer, Jr., of Port Byron, came down
this afternoon on th:ir way to
Monmouth to attend the congressional
P. L. Mitchell and daughter, Mrs.
Mary Wadsworth, arrived home from the
east list evening after having spent sev
eral weeks pleasantly among the sum-
mi r reor;s and aloDg the coast.
Charles F. F.eniiog, of Sin Jose, Cal.,
is CalMnj on old friei ds in the city. Mr.
Fleming states that bis parents, Mr. and
Mr. A. F. Fleming, are perraenamly lo
cated in California, Mr. Fleming having
resigned his position as superintendent of
bridges at Rock Island arsenal.
The city council met at 1 o'clock this
afternoon and went in a b.d? to ihe
waterworks building to inspect the new
engine and pump. The new machinery
was 6tarted at 9.30 o'clock this morning
od will be kepi running 13 hours. It is
beicg inspected this afternoon.
Mrs. H. D. Folsom and the M:S3s
Anna Kirkpatric-k, Ztdie Heitahrends,
and O'.ga Brandenber arrived home
from the north yesterday on the steamer
Pittsburgh, after a delightful trip. Mrs,
E. D. Folsom, who was also one of th
partv. stopped for a visit with friends at
La Crosse, Wis.
The officers and members of the Rack
Ialacd Y. M. C. A. have been busy - today
completing subscriptions for the amount
necessary to insure the completion of the
djw building meeting Jwith considerable
encouragement though it requires a great
deal of persistency and energy to secures
subscription. The Y. M. C. A. workers
are eq'jul to the emergency, however.
J. D. Lynch of Monmouth and W. G.
Shapland of Canton, 111., ara in the city
today. Mr. Lynch is the contractor
awarded the can-il construction work at
Chicago Saturday, and states that he will
begin operations at once. Mr. Shapland
is a contractor in tbe employ of the J. S
E. road, and has just completeJ tbe ex- ;
tention of the line to Canton. He says
ths company will eventually build to
Rock Island, without a doubt.
Knowledge of OH la Very Ancient.
Thomas W. Phillips, Jr., son of tbe Hon.
Thomas Phillips, of Xew Castle, Pa., wa
in Chicago a few days ago, and a reporter
obtained some interesting facts from him
concerning oiL The elder Phillips is the
largest single oil producer in the world,
and there are very few men who know
more about its history than Phillips pere
and Phillips fils.
Speaking of petroleum, the younger
man said: "The first mention of oil is in
the Book of Job, in which it is clearly
stated that the rock poured out rivers of
oiL Herodotus fqiealcs of oil springs 500
years before the Christian era. It has been
known in the world 4,000 years, ana the
ruins of Nineveh and Babylon show its use
as cement or mortar. In India, China,
Japan and other countries its existence
was known in ancient times. To come
down to modern times mention is made of
its existence on the border line of Pennsyl
vania and New York in 1629." Chicago
'Have yon Bead
How Mr. W. D. Wentz of Geneva. N. Y.
wa cured of the severest form of dyspep
sia? He says everything he ate seemed
like po -.ring melted lead into his stomach.
Hood's Sarsaparnla eKected a perfect cure
Full particulars will be sent if you write
C. I . Hood & Co; Lowell, Mass.
Tbe highest praise has been won by
Hood's Pills for their easy, yet efficient,
lsed In Millions cf Homes 40 Years the Standard,
THK DAILY A KG Ms delivered at your door
every ereui nit lor lc ver week.
Jj Rock Island and Davenport; ra?e contained
TT7 ANTED Earnest, Intel'itrent sdv to estab-
VI lieh a gooa paying business; one having bad
experience in a sick r om pre-errea; call ai suiie
3, Mccallongn d.ock. Davenport, lowa.
They all Testily
1 . ft
To the Efficacy
Tho old-tlmo slmpio
remedy from the Georgia
swamps and fields fcas
gono f orih to the antipodes.
astonishing the skeptical end
confoucdiag tho theories of
those who depend solely on tho
physician's skill. Thero Is no blood
taint which ltdoesnot Immediately
eradicate. Poisons outwardly absorbed or tics
result of vile diseases from within ail yield to thlj
potent bnt simple remedy. It Is an nnequr.lel
tonic, builds op the old andfeeble, cures all discuses
arising from impure blood or weakened vitality.
Send for a treatise. Examine tbe proof.
Books on " Blood and Skin Diseases " mailed free.
Druggist Sell It.
SWIFT SPECIFIC CO.,
Drawer 3. Atlanta, Ca.
J. E. Montrose. Manager.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 2nd.
Evening at 8 and a Orand Family ar.d School
Matiut e fct 8 p, m.
Farewell Tour of the Worl 1 - Prnowncd and
The Lilipntinns in the r.-in'oniimic.'il Musical
Kxira airaGJSn, The ftivnls, nt Gulliver
ainocg the Lil pu; la is.
and the Mnsicol Farce Ooircd" , Tiie Little
Countess, hv Mr. CVar es rlrr. iut o
duciui; ihesnialk'ft and mus; ver'atil
little actor and ec;re tcs in
See the costumes from Worth: 15 00 in dii-
Wonds; tha S J.5H0 Necklace l resected bv Queen
Vi- torin; the smallest Ponies, the MuntWt ctr
r.'ave. the smallest coachman in ihe world : don't
miss the last chance of seeing th" only Lilipntiaus
Pa'ccsof Admis-ion Evening. 45. h i and Tftc;
Matinee, S5 snd 5c; reref eJ seat- now en sa e
at Htp. r lluase drug store.
is and will ever be tho
finnt Tiflnia R91rr1le.
Paic i-n ho Qirl rthsr And
Toints, Neuralgia, Sprains, &c.'
" . a i vJ i
jjeiore yon neeu w ouy, ouuua
i m e?u g c a ore nra
the valnable book: "Guide to Health,"witi
6huorsanieilbS oi pruuiiueu uuvsiuiuui,
i ADs RICHTER -SbCDsy
17 Warren Str.
Prize Medals Awarded !
European Houses: Bndolstadt, London,
V lenna, Prague ,Aoneraamfui&t!u,
25 & 50 Cts. a bottle, For Sale by .
eoes: von icszsrrz.
nd other drtiecWV.
a? 212 h !3
I ii? 3 S
s. 2T s sjsj
c Ten S5,
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1615 and 1617 8ecoml Avenua
New styles oi
Don't get frightened,
Not a day too soon to think
.About buy ing blankets.
We propose to have an
Early Blanket Sale
AiAj kinds of Blankets,
Cheapest to best,
Sanitary, Plaid etc.
To make an event worth ta V
'"B auKJUb we win 8(-ll J
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 gradea.
Buy this week
And save money.
Our new Fall Dress G,.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
GREAT B AJIGAINS
D. ROY BOOT'S.
1726 Second Ave.
The .iinnK rrli"U of " ?w,m'i Onfrwrnwr wlt
nr lntrrnl nmllcit. will Hire kit Be of Tetter, Halt
u Mum Ringworm . Htlee. Ich . Soree. Plmplee. KrTlpel..i
lomnerhooh.tinterlonnillD. fwld br drunti,r.
WAVK 4 s,, PbilJrlfM. T- A.l vourdrussuMBJS'a.
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Always on hann the finest brands of d" cst:c
and imported citiarg. All brands of tobacco
The score of ai) .ne ball cames will bo received
I L. GLOCK HOFP, Prop.,
1525 and 1527
124, 126 and 12S
Sixteenth Street. I
D OCKET KNIVES and SCISSORS took the hiVW n.tnn-
for quality. If you want a good knife try one.
One need not be to!d what a nir -nrnstinf an ularinf rfoT-ii, .-,
Set like those I have to show will be. Also thos
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Every woman that keerjs house wants one. Wrontrht Tmt.
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
orn Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders UlJ.d in Tllinnin fnrntirsnftrnal or1 omvn at,
guaranteed. These are all good things to buy at Christmas or
u.uy uiur-i iimtn. vjomein ana see now mucn l nave to show von
that is useful and novel in housekeeping goodi.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER, .
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock Tsland.
est 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
M. & K.
Best Equipped Clothing and Shoe House in Rock Island county.