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FOR THE LOWER HOUSE.
Joseph M nil igan Nominated for the
Today's Democratic Senatorial Con'
dunA Henry County Han the
The Twenty-first district democratic
kgislstiTe convention met at the court
house at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon and
was called to order by L. C. Blanding,
chairman of the senatorial committee
who after announcing the object of the
convention said it was not necessary to
read the call, and thereupon Mr. Bland".
log was chosen as temporary chairman,
and C. B. Marshall temporary secretary.
On motion it was decided that the chair
houtd appoint a commi'tee of six
three from each county on credentials,
the following gentlemen being named as
such committe?: 8. L. Swisher, H. L
Wheel aa and Max Koho, Rock Island
county, and Levi Waterman, J. McKeon
aod E. D. Maybew of Henry.
After bearing the report of the com
mittee on credentials it was on motion
adopted, and on motion of Charles Ladd
of Kewanee the temporary organization
was HiHiIe permanent. Tbe secretary
then read the ca 1, after which the nam
ing of a candidate for tbe legislature was
in order. William McEniry then made
a brief speech, in which he favored the
nominating of two candidates for the
legislature instead of one minority can.
didate as formerly, giving several good
reasons why such a move would be ad
vantageous to the euccees of the demo
cratic -party in this district. Charles
Ladd of Kewanee then spoke briefly
against the nominating of two candi-
dates for various obvious reasons which
, h' cited. Hon E W. Hurst fol
lowed Mr. Ladd in a short speech
in which he favored the nominating of
two candidates, for the reason that such
was thought to be the proper course by
the democratic state central committee,
as well as for various other reasons of
which he spoke. A motion was then
nade that the convention proceed to
'Dominate but one candidate for the legis
lature and on roll call of tbe delegates
the motion was carried by a vote of IS to
12, after which, nominations being in
order, the name of George W. Vinton
-was called for. William McEniry then
withdrew Mr. Vinton's name and la a
ringing speech presented the name of
-Joseph Mulligan of Kewanee, which was
very abty seconded by Charles Ladd of
.the same place, and on motion of Hon.
12 W Hurst, Mr. Mulligan's nomination
was made by acclamation.
Ole Olson is coming.
Glpin More went to Joliet this morn
Jog. Ole Olson can be "counted among man
agers best bookings.
Julius Stoehle went to Rockford today
wnere he will remain some time.
Sirs. H. S. Warner left this morning
for Rockford on a visit to friends.
The new ferries land below Nineteenth
street. Fare two and one-half cents.
Daniel Mowrey of Richland Grove,
Mercer county, was in the city today.
P. J. Culligan came down from Sa
vanna to spend Labor day with friends
President D. H. Lot de back, of the
street railway company, left for Chicago
Mrs. Caroline Sherman left this morn
ing for a visit to Glenn Falls and Brook
lyn. N. Y.
Rev. J. H. Skiles and son Dale, of
Farragut, Iowa, arrived this morning for
"a visit to relatives.
Miss Daisy Campbell left today for
Chicago whither she goes to accept a po
sition as typewriter.
Misses Mamie Roche and Mamie Rich
ards returned yesterday from a visit to
friends at Wyoming, 111.
This is the night for the regular
weekly concert in Spencer Square, but no
arrangements have been made for one.
Jacob Rettich, who has been here sev
eral 'days -on a visit to relatives and
friends, returned to Milwaukee this morn
ing. . Wanted A girl to work in Krell &
Math's ice cream and oyster parlor; a girl
who understands kitchen work. Good
Wanted A position as housekeeper or
-cook, by a lady. Have good recommen
dations and desire a good place. Ada
dress "R ." this office.
Travel over the Rock Island bridge
yesterday amounted to: Foot, north,
1.S0I; foot, south. 1,876; total, 8.777.
Teams, north. 002; teams, south, 892;
The gratifying news comes from St.
Louis that George Pleasants is steadily
improving, and bis entire recovery is now
confidently anticipated by the attending
The women's auxiliary of the board of
mi-sions will meet an Trinity rectory to
morrow at 8 o'clock p. m . The yestry
of Trinity church will also have a meet
ing at the rectory at 7:30 tomorrow even
D-. E. H. Bowmin of Andalusia, was
in the city today on his way to 8pring
field to attend the reunion of his old
regiment, the Twenty seventh III., Gen
W. A. Schmitt goes in the morning to
attend the same rennion.
On returning to his home on Harrison
street, between Second and Third streets.
in Davenport last evening, George
Rossmao, a German, found his wife's
dead body in a cetera in tbe yard. She
was 63 years of age, and had suicided
The C, B. & Q. brought in an excur
sion from Macomb and vicinity this
morning, and the tourists boarded the
Josephine for a trip down the river to
Burlington, where tbe coaches will again
meet tbem and convey them home.
V. B. Pettit makes a good suggestion
in view of The Argus' proposition to
unite the pavement of the two cities in
gome novel way. his idea being to sink a
granite slab properly inscribed with
clasped hands in the centre, a very good
suggestion on Mr. Pettit's part. The
pavement will be completed within a
Prof Bliesmer. a well known and skilled
magician, will give an exhibition of his
feats at Turner hall Wednesday and
Thursday evenings. Prof. Bleismer is
well known both in i.arope and America
and will no doubt be greeted by a large
audience. Tbe admission will be 25
cents, for adults and 15 cents for chil
dren. Entertainment commences at 8
This week the Jacksonville Southeast
ern graders commence work on tbe river
bottoms, from which during tbe earlier
part of tho season high water excluded
them. There is a very large amount of
work yet to he done before trains can be
sent into Canton, but no more than it is
practicable to accomplish in the remain
ing four months of the year. The iron
for the bridge at Havana is all on tbe
ground, aud it can be constructed. En
gineer Olmstead says, in 45 days if nec
essary. The grading from the bridge up
to the bluS can be done in the same
time. Tbe exact route after leaving
here is yet undetermined. Neither is it
finally settled whether the road shall i e
built through Galesburg or on the Mon
mouth route. The Canton ian.
Special Rate to Washington, D- C
For tbe accommodation of tbo veterans
of the TrUCttiea who expect to attend
tbe National G. A. R. encampment at
Washington to take place this month.
the Rock Island & Peoria has arrange!
to furnish through cars to run to Wash-
ngton and return. Route is via Indian
apolis, Cincinnati, and the famous Ches
apeake & Ohio Railway. There will no
doubt be a goodly number of persons to
take advantage of this special induce
Rate of $20 25 has been made for the
Washington, D- C and Return.
For the G. A. R. national encampment
the C , R. I. & P. will sell tickets Sept.
13th to 20th inc'usive. good to return up
to Ost 10 in for 188 than one tare for
round trip F. H. Pldumer, Agt.
Men and Teams Wantedl
Wanted. 300 men and teams for work
on Hennepin Canal contract, at Milan,
flvs miles south of Rock Island. Teams
35 cents per hour, men 17 cents per
hour. J.u. L.TNCH, Contractor.
Ho for Washington.
Tbe G. A. R. excursion will leave
Rock Island Sept. 15. over the Rock
Island & Peoria. Round trip in special
cbalr car. No extra charge. For par
ticulars see W. A. Norm, adiuUnt
For the Davenport Fair.
The C . R I. & P. will run a special
train rt tils lfinvincr the R . I & P. deDOt
at 1, and the C. R. I- & P. depot at 1:40
p. m. during tbe Davenport I air, running
direct to the t rounds.
F. H. PLtVMER, LiocalT'fct. Agt.
Slate Pencils, Ink,
Paper Tablets, Satchels,
Straps, Baskets, Pencil Boxes
Balers, and everything
necessary for School.
School Supplies at
C. C. TAYLOR'S,
1717 Second Ave.
Mr. J. C. Jones, of Fulton, Ark., says of
1 AOOU5 ten years ago 1 con
7f ifaVf t meted a severe case of blood
poison. .Lie acting pnysicians prescribed
medicine after medicine, which I took
without any relief. I also tried mercu
rial and potash remedies, with ensue-
eossful results, but which brought on
attack of mercuri"! r. eumatism tlitt
made my life ono of agony. Alter sob
ering four years I gave up all remedies
and commenced using S. S. S. After
taking several bottles, I was entirely
enroll and able to resume work.
is the greatest medicine for
blood poisoning to-day on
Treatise on Blood and Skin Diseases mailed
free. Swirr SrEciFio Co., AUacta. Ga.
pHB DAILY ARGUS delivered at your door
a every ereui ioc line per wees.
d 4 " per month and expense paid good men
for taking orders; atesdy work; apply
FOR SALE At a sacrifl-e, besat'fnl Pony and
Pony Mnle, (gazelle eves) harn ft and cart for
children: northeast corner Third avenue and
V7 ANTED Earnest, Intelligent lady to estab-
1 1 lien a pooa paying Duencs; ono Having bad
experience in a sick room pre 'erred : call at suite
o, Aiccniiongn djock. Davenport, lowa.
J. E. Montrose. Manager.
jubt oss night!
WEDNESDAY. SEPT., 7th.
The original and Greatest of all Swedish comedy
With BEN HENDK1CK8 In the title role;
The Talk of Every Citj!
Tne Gang Plank for all Imititors!
Not all stars, bnt positively the best Comely com
pany ever seen wnn a simii r o gamzation,
including tbe National Swedivh Lady
Ouartette from Stockholm.
Cr7Toa can avoid disappointment by teenrine
seats in advance at Harper uouse drugstore.
races xo, ou ana o cents.
To call your attention to a few facts :
Tonr evesicbt is priceless tbe eyes need pood
care; improper spectacles are n Jnrions, you
should rot trust your eyesight to irresponsible
peddlers of cheap spectacles.
H D. FOLSOM
Is a Practical Optician, and will tale pains to
properly fit your eyes for every defect of vision
and will guarantee a perfect fit in every case.
(.Attattfnd m lo Inrto.. null 1m I wlmtt mf IfcH
huh m otiothm nt mmmm mo hm mm mm as.
If the lines in this diamond ficrure do not
appear equally black in all the different
menaians, .t indicate a aeieci ci &iga,
that causes nervous head-ache and should
bo corrected at once. Eyes tested free.
H. D. P0LS0M,
Jeweler and Optician.
made easy Manufacturing
Rubber Stamps. Bend for
Price List of Outfits, to
3. F. W. Potman Sl Co.,
217 East German Street,
Baltimore, Md.. C. 8. A.
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1615 and 1617 Second Avenue.
New styles of
We are going to give
you a bonanza in the
Cloak line this week.
Monday we place on
sale one lot Ladies'
Camel's Hair Beaver
Jackets, full 32 inch
$5.00 worth $7.75
Don't miss this oppor
Wehavc just receive!
snother invoice of Um
brellas, ranging in price
from 85c, $1 35 and tip.
If yon. need one now i9
the time to buy.
Oar Dress Goods de
partment is now fiu
with choicest fabrics in
the latest Fall Style?,
comprised of Serges
Bengeiine satin, Berb-r
and many others.
Btopio snd let ns show yon around wheiLtrvo:
buy or not
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
HI CMAMN P fli 7MANA!
D. ROY BOOT'S.
1726 Second Ave.
1525 and 1527
124, 126 and 128
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Alwavs on hand the finest brands of domestic
snd imnorted cinars. All brands of tobacco.
The score of all ihe ball games will be received
L. GLOCKHOFP, Prop.,
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 keeps house wants one. Wroueht Iron
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders mad9 in Illinois for our soft coal and every out-
guaranteed. These are all good things to buy at Christmas or
any other time. Come in and see how much I have to show yor
that is useful and novel in housekeeping goods.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock Island.
The Biggest Cut Of AB.
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.
jjrsed in Millions of Homea 40 Years the Standard.
Fatten your Purse by assisting us to reduce stock and secure space
Best Equipped Clothing and Shoe House in Rock Island county.