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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, NOV EMBER 2, 1892
Both the method and results when
Syrup of Figs ia taken; it is pleasant
and refreshing to the taste, and acta
penllj yet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver and Bowels, cleanses the sys
tem effectually, dispels colds, head
aches and fevers and cures habitual
constipation. Syrup of Figs is the
only remedjr of its kind ever pro
duced, pleasing to the taste and ac
ceptable to the stomach, prompt in
its action and truly beneficial in its
effects, prepared only from the most
healthy and agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it the most
popular remedy known.
iSyrup of Figs is for sale in 50c
and $1 bottles by all leading drug
gists. Any reliable druggist who
may not have it on hand will pro
cure it promptly for any one who
wishes to try it. Do not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SAM FRANCISCO. CAU
LOUISVIUS, KK HEW YORK. M..
J. K. KEIDT.
T. B. KKLDT.
We now have Bme flr-t-claos barcains In rel
estate which will net all the wny from 8 to 12 per
cent on tbe investment It wil. be to the interest
of pa-ties who have tneir money placed at a lei
rate 01 Interest to can ami examine nee i arvams.
Boom 4. Mitchell fc l.ynde building, ground
floor, in rear of Mitchell A. Lynde hank.
The 7-room brick cot
tage situated on the cor
ner of Eleventh St., and
Fourth Ave. has all mod
ern conveniences; house
in best of repair. Only
a small cash payment re
quired; balance on long
time. Positively a great
For farther Information inquire of
GEOEGE F. ROTH.
At Jackeon & Hunt's office-
ook's Cotton Root
A recent discovery by an old
physician MucceHsfally nued
monthly by thousands of la
dies. Is the only perfectly
sofe and reliable med cine
discovered. Beware of on
nrincinled druciMBts hf of
fer inferior medicines in place of this. Ask for
Cook's Cotton Koot Compound, take no suhsil
tute.or inclose 81 and ce.its in postage in letter,
and we will send, sealed, by r tnrn mail Ful!
sealert particulars In plain envil pe, to ladies
only, a ftamps. Addn-s
I'OND LILLY rCVANT,
No. 3 Fisher Block, Di troi. Mich.
Bold in Km-k Iilami bv Marsha 1 & Pishei. H
per House, llartz A liahnsen 2Hh street and 3a
Ave., fitnl r'rnif's!s everywhere.
Dinner SetB, Saturday.
I have a stock of dinner sets
so complete that I want every
body to know it Therefore, on
Saturday, Nov. 5th, we will
make special prices as an in
ducement to look at them
An average reduction of one
Bixth will be made, and prices
will be marked in plain figures.
One good English semi-porce
lain, 100 piece dinner set. will
go that day at $6.17; plenty of
these sets on hand, and also
plenty of a little b-tter grade
(Wedgewood'e) at $7 89.
I have four different styles in
Eaviland China, as well as the
usual grades of dinner ware; all
will be sold at special prices
O. M. Looslxy.
1000 Second Are.
A Report From Portland, Ore
gon, That He is.
THE BUM0R NOT SUBSTANTIATED.
His Family is Here But Nothing Has Been
Heard Regarding Ilia Death Although H
was In theOregon City at Last Accounts
r-TheTteports Seem AuthentlcHowever
"Sketch of the Life of the Great Explorer
Hia Work for Science.
A dispatch from Portland. Ore., today
announces the death of Lieut. Frederick
Schwatka, whicr- is stated occurred there
this morning. It is to the effect that he
w;.8 picked up in the street uconscious
and did not recover.
A reporter for Thk Arotjs called at
the home of Capt. Bracket t on First ave
nue this afternoon where the lieutenant
and his family made their home, but
nothing had bsen beard regarding his
death, though the last letter received
from him cm? from Portland.
Frederick rich w At k a was born at Oa
leua. 111.. Sept. 29, 1F49 so that he is
in his 42 1 year Be griViad at the U.
S miliiary academv in 1871. became a
second lieutenant in the reg .lar army,
and did fcarripon duty on the frontier tilt
1877. He also studied iaw and medicine
and was admitted to the bar of Nebraska
in 1875. Co hearing the story of Capt.
T. F. B&iry, who, while on a whaling
expedition in Repulse Bay in 1S71 S.
was visited by Esquimaux who
described strangers that had
traveled through that region several
years before, and who had
buried papers in a cwern, where silver
spoons and other relics had been found.
Lieut Schwatka determined to search for
traces of Sir John Franklin's party, and,
obtaining leave of absence, fitted an ex
pedition. His expedition sailed in the
Eothtn for Kiog William's Land June 19,
187S, and returned Sept. 28. 1880, after
having discovered and buried many of
the skeletons of the Sir John Franklin
party, and removed much of the mastery
of tsat party's fate. This expedition was
marked by the longest sledge journey on
record. 8251 statute miles.
Later Schwatka explored the source of
the Yukon river in Alaska, and n j lined
bis regiment in July. 1SS4. In August of
that year he resigned bis military com
mission. He commanded the New York
Times Alaskan expedition of 18S6. He
has received a camber of medals and
decorations from several learned socie
ties, and is the author of a number of
books of travel.
Litterly Lis writings for newspapers
and periodicals have been of a more than
A year and a half ago a report became
prevalent that the lieutenant had died in
western Iowa, but it proved happily to be
untrue. It Is hoped sucn is the case now
It is feared tbat it is not.
The Kettidence of Bert Kemlrr on Flrttt
Avenue Badly Damaged-Origin of the
An alarm of fire from the Second
ward shortly af:er 6 o'clock this morning
called the department to the one-siory
frame cottage at 817 First avenue, owned
by Mrs. Sophia Remley and occupied by
her ion, Bert Remley, and family. The
family had not got up when the fire was
discovered in the basement in tbe back
part of the house by neighbors who gaye
the alarm and also turned one
into the fire department. Upon its
arrival a hose was stretclied from tbe
plug at Ninth street and Second avenue,
but the five had got well under headway
and by the time it was put cut it had
badiv damaged the building. It is not
known hew the fire originated as there
had net been any fire in that part of tbe
house and the family bad not yet arisen
to get brt-Hkf&st. On arcount of the
draft the fire spread q"trkly and though
et"rl were mart- to exi-rguirh it with
ttiii-kelH they w re iso? vc-rv successful
All Mr. Remley's fu.niiure was taken out
but the botif"1, wr.irli wis vTu d a f BOO
was damagtd probtabiy to the extent of
?300 by tbe fire and water. An insur
ance o' $200 was all that wjs had on tbe
Capt. and Mrs. H. C Cleaveland have
issued invitations for a reception tomor
row evening in honor of their son, H H.
Cleaveland, and bride.
The Misses Lizzie and Delia Allatn
were pleasantly surprised on Monday
evening by about 20 of their friends and
an unusually agreeable evening was
spent in social pastimes. A delicious
spread was served and music was fur
nished by Messrs. Woodyatt and EUer-
8tevnson Club, Attenti n!
All members of the Stevenson club are
requested to meet at the club rooms tc
morrow evening to make arrangements
for attending political meetings.
Many a borne has been rendered sad
and desolate by the loss of some deaij
petted child. This is a dangerious season
for children, and people should keep Dr.
Bu'l's Cough Syrup handy.
Coughing leads to consumption
Kemp's Balsam will atop the cough at
New dates and figs at Sommers.'
Bulk and canned oysters at Sowder &
New York pears at Brooks & Thier
New York sweet cider at Brooks &
Nice s'.rained tnney at Brooks &
Their man 's.
Fancy eating, cookin? and crab applet
Nice - oysters and - celery at George
Browner & C's- .
Fine eating and 5 cooking apples at
8owder and Son's.
Cranberries, oysters and celery at
Brooks & Thierman's.
Complete stock of canned and bottled
goods at Sommers.'
Smoked halibut chuncks at Brooks &
The finest roasts and cuts in the city
at George Browner & Co's,
Pure maple strap and fresh buckwheat
flour at Bonder & Son's,
Fresh bottled and canned goo ds arriv
ing daily at Souder & Son's.
Genuine New York Kerkermer Co's full
cream cheese at Gtsorge Bro wner & Co's
Some choice farms for sale in Rock
Island county. Reidy BroB., Mitchell &
George W. Aster & Co. received tod ay
a choice car of Burbanks and Ohio pota
toes. Call ard see them.
The fountain for Gsraney square are
rived today and will be set up immediate
ly under the direction of Charles Enge!.
Walter M. Diwlev. city engineer of
Cbillicothe. Ohio, was iu the city today
looking over tUe street railway system.
Loosley is advertising a dinner set sale
for next Saturday, which will interest a
good many people. See card, firth page.
Frank H Hitchcock and Miss Lydia S.
DeMoranville of Davenport were marred
by Rev. J. H. K;rr at his residence jes
Mrs. J. L Bean, accompanied by her
niece, Mrs. EU anor Allen, left yesterday
for Cleveland, O., on an extended visit to
Do not buy vour winter apples until
vou see the carload that George Browner
& Co hayeor.1.red. They will be here
th e first of the week .
The B. C. R & N road which has
been operating its line itt Davenport by
means of a lease of the D. I & D. tracks,
has purchased the latter road.
Mrs. W. R. Ward and daughter. Miss
Ida, who have been guests at the resi
dence of Frankliw Bliss on Twentythird
street, have returned to their home in
Postmaster Wells desires all bidders on
carrying the mails from the depot to call
at the postoffioe to cons.der supplement
ary orders relating to a regulation cov
The family of the late Mrs. Frank
McDonald desire to thus publicly express
their sincere gratitude to all their friends
who so kindly sssisted duriog their late
Charles Moody the well known and
popular mo term an on the Third avenue
line has given up his place to accept on
sDDOintment on the Rock Island police
force and enters upon his duties tonight,
taking the place of Officer Herman, re
signed. J. H. Drayton, master mechanic at the
arsenal, has changed his residence from
Rock Island to Davenport. He has sold
his handsome h mi on the other si led
the river, and has bought the residence of
Jonas Hagey, 625 East Fifteenth street,
which is to be his future address. Dav
Yesterday's registration shows a good
ratio of increase in at least two wards in
the city . In the Second ward 653 voters
were registered against 584 in 1890. and
in the Fifth 595 are registered against
522 two y"8ra ago. The registery boards
of the other precincts have not yet re
turned their books to the city clerk.
J. C. Taylor has sold to Lieut. Thomas
Moody of Fort Keogh. Montana, his
home farm at $80 per acre. The farm
is located one mile west of Taylor Ktdge
and is one of the finest farms In JOck
Island county. Lieut. Moody snouid
feel proud in securing such a choice
piece of property. He is in the city to-
diy on business. Mr. Taylor will re
move his family to Rock Island.
The concert given at tbe First Baptist
church last evening was one o. the most
pleasant and successful sffurs of its kind
ever given in tnis city. .every seat in
tbe auditorium was taken, ana tne result
will be a neat realizttion to the church
fiaan iallv. A fine programme, consist
ing of vocal and instrumental selections,
b side some numbers of a literary char
acter, were giyen by some of our best lo
cal talent, " and the evening's entertain
ment was eujiyedby everyone present.
The funeral of the late Mrs. Frank Mc
Donald was held from the home of her
mother, Mrs. Rebecca Hastings, on Thir
teenth street at 2 o'clock yesterday after
noon. Rev F. W. Merrell. of the First
M. E. church. officiating. It was largely
atteuded and the interment was made
in Chippianonk cemetery. Tbe pall
bearers were Jam8 Darnell, Michael
Corcoran, George W. Newberry, William
Ulam, David Ulam ard William Trenk
inschuh. May Come Here.
RiV. P. J. Sward, president of Augus
tan a Svnod has been called to tbe pastor
a e of Z on Swedish Lutbrrm church,
Moline, and is now considering the mat
ter seriously. He desires to be near the
college and this is one inducement. The
Zion church, though but recently organ
ized, is a flourishing body and will ulti
mately become one of the strong churches
of he synod . '
' To Prevent the Grip
Or any other similar epidemic, the blood
and the whole system should be kept in
healthy condition. If you feel worn out
or have "that tired feeling" in the morn
ing, do not be guilty of neglect. Give
immediate attention to yourself. Take
Hood's Barsaparilla to give strength, pur
ify the blood and prevent dise ase.
Hood's Pills cure liver ills, jaundice,
biliousaes9, sick headache, const ipatio n
Last Democratic Meetings
of the Campaign.
FRIDAY NIGHTS GRAND BALLY,
Truman Plants and M. J. McEnlry to
Speak In Roek Island The Saturday
Night Meeting at Coal Valley Political
Notes. . .
Friday night's rally in Rook Island
promises to be one of the events of tbe
campaign, locally speaking. Hon. Tru
man Plan' z. our next congressman, and
M. J. McEniry, democratic candidate
for state's attorney, will be the speakers.
There will be a torchlight procession and
illumination in Rock Island prior to the
meeting which will be held at Turner I
The Coal Valley Meeting.
The Coal Valley meeting will be held
Saturday night instead of Friday as stated
in The Argus of last evening. The
speakers will be Hon. Charles Dunham,
of Geneseo, and William McEniry and L.
C. Bianding, of this city.
M. J. McEairy speaks at Rapids City
Hon. E. W. Hurst goes to New Boston
tonight to speak. Friday night be
speaks at Reynolds.
Hon. Truman Plant z will speak at Ca
ble Thursday night.
Burtis Opera House,
TWO GRAND CONCERTS, .
THURSDAY. Nov, 3rd,
SSatinee at 2: 5 p. m. Eremng at 8:15.
jQQ -MUSICIANS 1QQ
Assisted by a Cntcr e cf Grand Vocai
The Greatest Band in the "World
Price: For the Niplit OTirrrt. r.i'qnet'e,
I)rc Circle ami fi rt n in Balcony 1-iM. ri:Bt
of halcooy Si M: r-ncr.il a1 m's-i n $1.0 I.
For Maiitiee Parq ic !. Dr.f Cir te ai.d fir-t
row lu ha cony Sl.LU: r-l ha,, ony $1 i-: (fomrnl
adm':in Ml -t-m ; ale at Thomas tirugiKore and
Telephone No. S0.
J. E. Montrose. Manaeer.
THURSDAY, Nov, 3rd.
First appearance of the Society Starr,
Mr, and Mrs.
Supported by teir own Come.ly Company
in a Grand Double Bill,
"In Honor Bound,"
"That Girl from Mexico."
A played by theio New York City 156 time.
tSiieat on ile st Uarpi-r llon.e drug'ore
"lVU'V T .... - r-
Second Hand. : v
Slate Pencils, Ink, .
Paper Tablets, Satchels,
Straps, Baskets, Pencil Boxes
Rnlers, and everything
necessary for School.
School Supplies at
C. C. TAYLOR'S,
1717 Second Ave.
If. we should attempt to describe the hundreds of attractite bargains
which we are showing in our Cloak Department, we should not be able tc
gire een a faint idea of the beauty, style, fit or finish of our garments
The reefers, the jickets, the capes, the newmarkets, al! are tbe finest, tht
latest styles and best made tbat money will buy. Over 250 garments sold
from this department during the past week and over 850 new garment
received and placet! on sale during the same time, direct from the hands OS. "
the manufacturers, representing all tbe latest novelties, the late ideas, just :
out since tbe larger orders were placed early in the season. Our large sale
enables us to be constantly replenishing with tbe newest creations Of ifaf .
best artists as they appear from'day to dy in the east. ;
PROF. R. JR. GfBBONY,
The wonderful lightning artist, will give an exhibition for a few days only
of lightning painting in our large west show window. A picture painted
wbile you wait. Four to eight ninutes to make a fine, large oil painting.
Exhibition of rapid painting in oils every diy. Any of our customers
may have one of these fine paint-ns free, on application at onr cashier's
desk, a small charge to be made for frame N frame to go out unframed.
This is to protect the painting, which tabes some time to dry. Be sure t
get one of these lightning productions as a souvenir.
1720, 1722 and 1724 Second Avenue
Special Sale of
BOOTS AND SHOES
AT THE CARSE & CO. STAND.
. . Ladies' Shoes.
CARSE co'b oin,
Wright & Peters' Dongola Iland Turn and Welt 4 50 $3.76
Dull d..ng wells. 4.50 8.5
Doneolns W. S 3.50 ' 2. PC
Mat kid lop 4.50 2.00
" Straight goat 2.76 2.SS
Stribley's Dongola hand turn 4.00 3.2S
Welt 3.50 3.60
M S 3.00 2.16
Cloyes " Welt 3.50 3
M. o. patent tip 3.00
French & II all's Cordovan hand sewed ...... 5.50
Calf hand sewed 5 50
Bay State Calf Welt 5 00-
We Qtiajantee tbe above to be lower than ever before offered. Call at 4tme
siore and inspect our goods r.d prices: we have a 83 a great many other bar
gains that we are now offering-
Successor to Carse & Co.. 1622 Second Avenxr.
Upon the solicitation of a number of our leading
Physicians we have secured the agency tor the sale
of the celebrated Brotherhood Wine Co's. Wines and
Liquors, which are unexcelled for medicinal use.
We have the following goods in original pint
Pure I ahie Caret
Norton's Seedltug Clartt
Sweet Catawba IKS'
Sweet Catawba ...-
Dry Catawba I
Dry atawba. UMS
Old Brotherhood Brandy
Old Cherrv Brandy tWR
Old Medicinal I'ort IHH
Old Sweet Delaware IHSS
Kx. Old liroctou I'ort 13S
Also. Old XXXXX Emerson Rye 79 in original a
T. H. THOMAS, Druggist
We Copy after None.
5BFA handsome Panel Picture with every $15 worth of goods.
ABSOLUTELY FREE !
Our Prizes are Winners.
To call your attention to a few fact:
Tonr eyesiebt is prlreie tbe eyes need pood
care: iraurouer soectacles are 11 iariouo. von
should tot trust your eyesight to irresponsible
peddlers of cheap roectacles.
H D. FOLSOM
is a Practical Optician, and will take pains to
properly fit your eyes for every defect of vision
and will guarantee a perfect ut in every case.
to $1.98. A tine $2.50 shoe t ut to $1.78.
, Infant shoes 28 cents.
0The qualities we will show you will cause you tj wonder, as they are-very
FAMOUS SHOE STORE,
108 W. 3d near Brady Davenport, Iowel.
Gr. L. WYNES & CO.
If the lines in this diamond firure 1o not
appear equally black in all the different
meridians, it indicates a defect of sight
that causes nervous head-ache and should
be corrected at once. Eyes tested free.
H. 0. FOLSOM,
Jeweler and Optician.
Remarque proof Etchings
this week 90c.
The largest and most com
plete line of stationery
and blank books in the
Closing out window
White Savon Laundry Soap,"S
bars for 82c. Thi is the best
bargain ever offerad in the
Toilet Soaps, 2, 3,4, 5, 8 and 10c
Tar eoap this week only 3c.
Clothes Pins lc a dozen.
Flower Pots, plain and decora
ted at leweat prices.
Geo. A. Kingsbury,
1703, 1705 Second avenue. Rock Island, Telephone 12M,
402 Fifteenth street, Moline.
Proprletoror of tbe Brady street
or - rwl"! rrta!
Ail kinds of Cat Flowers constantly on hand.