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THE AKttUS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1892.
!Are You Going to the Party?
If you are, you should have a pair of
We have them in Suede and Satin,
All colors, all widths and all sizes.
See "THE DUCHESS"
IT'S A BEAUTY.
Gentlemen's slippers we have them also.
Big line, at the right price.
1623 Second Ave., under Rock Island House.
Many New and Novel Styles. See them.
Riding Boots, fur lined.
Boudor Slipper, eight new
Ooze Calf, Seal.
Patent Leather, Plush
and Morocco Slippers,
all colors and styles.
SPECIAL. SADIES' DEPARTMENT.
SOI, 303 W. Second St., Davenport.
"A FAIR FACE MAY PROVE A FOUL BAR
GAIN." MARRY A PLAIN GIRL IF SHE USES
314 BRADY STREET,
Tie Patx and Wintkb Goods are now In. DAVENPORT,
Remember we are e howirg the largest aid tnnst varied
assortment of Domestic and Imjobtet goods in th three
rilies. Suits made to your measure from $20 to $40; Trou
eers made to your measure $5 to $12
Youwjgi a pis 3d of DiamonlJewery,
You wish a Ws (ch,
You wish a Clock,
You wish a Fine Pin,
You wish a pair of Far Ittnge,
"Xou wish something in olid Silver,
You wish a pair of Opera Glasses,
You wish a pair of Gold Spectacles,
You wish anything in our line for Christmas,
You can surely find it at
Cor.' Third and Brady Sts., Davenport, Iowa.
Regular Semi-Monthly Meeting
of the Council.
PBOCEEDHGS OF THE SESSION
Tha Bock River Bridge and Bunalng
Kleetrle Oars to Milan Bids for raring
Opened and the Twentieth Street Con.
traet Let Other Street Improvements.
Citt Council Rooms, Rock Island
Iix., Dec. 19. 1802 The council itet in
regular semi-monthly session at 8 p. m..
Mayor McCcnochie presiding and alt me
aldermen present. The minutes ot the
previous meeting wera read and ap
proved. Aid. iletter from the bridge
committee submitted the following re
port: "Tour joint committee to whom was
referred tne petition of P. L. Mitchell
and others to grant the Rock Island &
Milan street railway the right to run
electrio cars across the Milan bridge
would beg leave to report that we hare
made a careful examination of the tame
and would recommend tnt the street car
company employ Engineer George Boyn
ton or some other competent man tn t
this couacil may name to make a test of
all the bridges as to their strength to
carry the large motors and to report the
same to the council and if upon examina
tion ot said test the bridges proTe to be
capable of carrying the motors your
committee would recommend that the
prayer of the petitioners be granted.
Signed by John O. Hetter. X. H Ouyer.
C. F. BUdel. V. Dauber and A. D.
Huesing. committee. On motion of Aid.
Schroeder the report was received and
Aid. Knox from the finance committee,
presented a bill of Gus Xnglin for over
coats made to order for the police foace
aid voved that f 1X0 be allowed on ac
count. Motion carried and amount al
lowed by unanimous vote
Aid Knox also presented a bill of Max
Krohn $25 for services rendered in Spen
cer square and maved that the same be
referred to the park committee and park
commissioner. Motion carried.
Aid. Corken, from the fire and light
committee, submitted the following re
port: "Your committee on fire and finance,
to whom was referred the matter of sell
ing the vacant hose houses, beg leave to
report tbat they have carefully investi
gated the same and would recommend the
selling ot the Franklin and Gilpin hose
houses. We would recommend the re
taining of the Cable hose house until we
can procure a better location. The com
mittee believe (be upper company ehoql-1
be located on the avenue about the C, R.
I. & r. depot." 8igned by Dan Oorkeo,
B. F Knox, William Schroeder, A. E.
Nelson, Henry Einner, committee. On
mo ion of Aid. Better the report was re
ceived and recommendation adopted
Aid. Nelson, from the license commit
tee, reporter upon the bond of ihe Duv-
enport-Rfvk Inland Ferry Co , and res
emmended its acceptence. Report re
Aid. Bladel, from the ordinance com
mittee, reported an rdinarce for tne
improvement of Eighteenth street fr.m
Fourth to Siventh avenue by pvin;j iti-
garce wilt) single course of brick R -
ferred to street and alley and ordinance
committee wiib instructions toioqure -s
to the sentiments of property holders to
curry said improvement to Eighth avenue
on said street.
Aid. Ivans, from the waterworks com
mittee, offered a resolution appointing
the mayor, city attorney, waterworks
committee and superintendent of wate r
works a cotLmhtee seeking an aniicat. e
settlement with George Wagner as to
the water rent due the city, the city hav
ing won its suit against Mr.Waguer. Res
olution lost, as follows:
Ayes Ficfeenscher, Dauber, Huefin?-,
Noes Bladel, Johnson, Hetter, Ein
ner Corken, Enox, Schroeder, Kenned?,
Guyer, Nelson 10.
Aid Guyer ottered an ordinance re
pealing an ordintince relating to sewers
in Barth & Bubcocz and Taylor's addi
tions. Passed unanimously.
The clerk read a communication of C.
Remley & Son, proposing to contract for
sweeping the pavement for the term of
five years. Referred to finance and
street and a'ley committee.
On motion of Aid. Schroeder bids
were opened for the improvement of
Fourth avenue by tie clerk. Tney were
Edwards & Waleh Purington Gales
burg f 1 84 per square yard; curbing 54
cents per lineal foi; resetting old euros
S cents per lineal foot.
Rockfor J Cons' ruction company Rock
Island brick, tl 89 per square yard; curb
ing, 45 cents per lineal foot; resetting, 6
Bick & Olenn GiUsbuTg brick, $1 S3
per square yard; curbing. Of) cents; reset,
ting, 20 cents
w iiaon & Thatcher Galebure brink,
tl 61 per square yard; curbing, 64 cents;
reset ing 10 r.en s
Atkinson & O off Galeeburz brick,
$1 47J pertquare yard; curbing, 6? cents;
resetting. 10 cents
On mo ion of Aid . Schroeder the bids
were referred to the street and alley and
finance committee to report at the next
Bids were opened and read for the itn
provement of Twentieth street, south of
Ninth avenue, as follows:
Edwards & Walsh Purington Gales
burg brick double coarse, f 1.74 oer
square yard; Purington Galesburg brick.
top and local bottom. El 61 per square
yard; curbing. 64 cents per lineal foot;
earth excavation, 25 cents per cubic
Koekford Construction Co. Rock Isl
and brick, tl 85 per square yarn; curb
ing. SB cents per lineal foot ; grading mea
sured in feet, 85 cents per cubld yard.
On motion or Aid. Huesing the eon-
tract was let to 1 wards & Walsh as the
lowest bidders, by unanimous vote.
Bids were then opened and read for 'he
construction of a storm drain on Ninth
and Tenth avenues as follows:
Bockford Construction Co For 4
foot sewers $5 40 per lineal foot; for 4
foot sewers t5.85 per lineal fool.
t8 59 per lineal foot; for 4 foot sewer
XV 4U per lineal foot
A'kinson & Olofl ?6 85 per lineal
foot straight through.
On motion of Aid Corken the con
tract for the storm drain was let to the
Rockford Construction Co., by unani
Oj motion the council adjourned.
Robert Eoehlrh. ity Clerk.
A Coila Enjoys
The pleasant fltvor. gentle action ami
soothing effect of Sjrupof Figs, when
in need of a laxative, and if the father or
mother be cos ive or bilious, the most
gratifying results follow its u?e. so tht
it is the best family remedy known, and
every family should have a bottle.
We Are Showing-
A Clrl of Strict Honor.
A Tennessee girl, educated in a fashion
able feraule college of Nashville, commit
ted suicide because her father wouldn't
pay his grocery bills. Her high sense of
honor refused to allow her to consume
food that had not been paid for to sustain )
iue, suu as sue nau no otner method oT
living she decided to die. If every girl
whose father didn't pay his grocery bills
should commit suicide there would be
more funerals in the country than there
has been since the yellow fever epidemic.
To secure a normal regular tissue
change throughout the body, use Bran
dreth'e Pills. This tissue melamorpho
saists in constantly proceeding waste of
tissue and its regeneration. Brandt eth'p
Pills are the best solvent of the pxoducts
of disintegration of the tissues and in
creases th ir. elasticity. They are an al
terative ard eliminative renwdv, which
allay irritatien and remove obstruction
by aiding nature, and are of great benefit
in casts 01 temporary ana habitual con
stipation, torp d liver, biliousness, head
acbe, indigestion, rheumatism and d s
eases arising from an impure state of the
Brandreth's Pills are purely vegetable,
abso utely harmh ss, and safe to take at
Hard Plaeo to Bill.
New Nurae Please, mum, I can't do a
thine with the baby. He cries all the
Mistress Well, I declare! How stupid
of me! His other nurses were colored girls.
You'll find some stove polish in the kitchen.
New York Weekly.
Slate of Ohio, City of Toledo. I
Frank J. Cheney mkes oath tbat be
is the senior partner of the firm of F. J.
Cueney & Co.. doing business in the Citv
of Toledo. County and State aforesaid
and that said firm will psy the sum o'
ft 00 for each and every caae of a'arrb
tbat cannot be cured by tbe use of Hall's
Catarrh Cure. Frmk J Cheney.
Sworn to before me and subscribed in
my presence, tan 6th day of December
A D 1886.
seal A. W. Glkason
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
and acts directly on the blood snti
mucous surfaces of the systerc. S.-no
for testimonials, free.
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8"'d 'V dr'l UHtS 7.V
is and will ever be tbe
Gout. Influenza. Backache
Pain9 in the Side. Chest and
I Joints, Neuralgia, Sprains, &C.
Eeure yon need to Dny. ooiaia
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1 tie valnable booki "Gnlde to Eealth,,,witli ,
enaorsemeiLU 01 prominent fayiiniann.
T. AD. RICHTER &C0.,
nf other drv?rtoV.
TO THE AFFLICTED !
Why pay bis fees to quacks when tlx he
medical treatmcLt caa be bad for rean
able priori of The Irn Chemical Co., pr
parva I rum u e prcscrtplitms vr lr. Wit!
mmsA tioyrticuui oi woria-ww? reputr
1 UO.IO ITLlI niid Nerroua Iebil'f
Lot9 of Memory. lwxmcleiiC7. eu!
er and Bladder troubles, etc., wttt flod our Wpth
t Treatment a Safe, Certnin and Speedy Oi'Kl .
".EMINALPASTILLES a ternal medicines croo k. '
not cure tne " "ove ail menta. lir. W i h -. ; x.
'ffhohrtspK. special attention tl.
aiataea for juaiij years, preiKTlbCf St
nal Hastllles which actdlrectiT umm tLi
liensed orvanM.aml reoture vtf:tr Icli
than Htoiuacti Medicines, as ciiey r.rp n,
Chaiuied bvtbeifuAtrir'luice and rvoHir
oosUug from S3.0O tu f 15.00. uwl r:i. ji
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Williams private practice. ClTe them'u u-'.u
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Dr. RenlwnTs Beliab'e hemedy. Fainons ever
where amon tbe ladle a aale, prompt ao
ffectaal Tbeorinaai nm aoteotwa. Pn
ft rest dl ct, sealed: iifomtioD free. Adorn
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Sideboards, Cupboards and
Dining Chairs a splendid assortment.
" -rt- ' "i MTt '
Blankets, Comforters and Bedding.
See us for Holiday Gifts beforejyou buy.
Prices guaranteed the lowest
No Extra Charge.
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322 Brady Street, Davenport, li
Open till 9 o'clock, Saturday's till 10.
Sdwards s WaUh For 4 fool sewer