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VOL. XLI NO. 65.
ROCK ISLAND, MONDAY, JANUARY 2. 1893. TWELVE PAGES.
I Single Copies S Oenta
Far Weak l Oenta
A Season of Unusual Activity in
ABUSYOKE ALL OVER THE CITY.
Tue Ooiiiplrto Rword of What the Year
H; Wllnnmd In Substantial Improve
incut " Advunceineul Htminei,
ItluelK, school and Ke-ldences A To
tal of IMOO.OOO A Record to he I'roud
t is the mission f a newspaper repre
sentative o( the true anil best interests ff
a community to show fortu from time to
time the ituprovercents mailt: by a city
for which it stands, and its people. To
note the Jegree of progress made and to
,ubsthntiate the same by facts and figutts
yv0Mmm mi W'- Biiwi
Hp ttJafgsf0 Pi i ii3 p. a5S3!i1
ilr(. X' l:hliHeu'a liiiildiiii?.
'Lit will m-ttr sei'uiiny. To do tuis iiu
"' d to 1 lii; AlKiL's an ever pleatint and
i' oud duty. Standing for Rock Llnnd
hi' i its interests foremost, it lu.s aimed to
i r imote its ari vintages and to set them
! r:h for t (it- gratification of its own peo
'e, hml for tin: information and in'erest
i'f the world. To record the building
I pprovemerits made trom season n season
: betn a portion of the A noes' work,
at.d each year rs ihis ngrec-bble task bus
I I en undent ken, it bus been a' tended by
'ernnst encouraging results each year
1 is marked a stemij increase in the vol
iii! e of imprcviDient over tin; previous
'nr. There is no better evidence of the
r fidenreof a peopi: in the ci'j in which
tliey resde than thcfcxuut in which they
ii.vin iu the improvement i f real estate.
Kiick Idand's people have thus evinc. d
their coulideticc particul irly, -o it may bn
Slid in recent years.
A New ear ir.'etiug
The Ak;uh t'ibis tl.c opportunity this
?eir io present iis annual exhiVit of
' uilding improvements us a pari of iis
Ni w Year greeting to its readers. It i
iiunect ?sarv to go into extended detail bv
v iy r f introduction to such an exhisit
' ue tlL'iires are at hand; they are here und
i- eak f.ir themselves. The more notat.ie
' the building improvements which have
e .Jiracteriztd the season of 1892 have
1 ''en spoken of ex'.ensivcly at the proper
1 me throughout the vear. A mere re f
n;rife to onn: of them in the preface in
complete list will perhaps, nufUot
I.'", us look in piiBiing to wbat hat
t n.ven oue of the nvist sitrnificant signs
"' 'he times in Rock Isiind our pavnc
alvancomect: the public and permanent
i npri vement of our streets. The side
w il tt improvements will aggregate t50,
raving Itniie and Sewers Iluilt
The amount of paving done is mi a
sureil according to the fiscal or inunici
pil year, as is also the extent of sewer
improvement, concerning both of which
the following figures are taken from Cits
Clerk Koehler's records:
Hull- streets ."..
Seventeenth stret gawcr..
. .$41,881 21
.. ia,437 43
.. 5,387 63
f 1.S1W 38
The Aggregate of Bulldine.
The list which follows has been pre
pared with great care. No effort hat
Jea ipared to Injure entire accuracy in
every detail. The jeer has witnessed
not only the greatest nu aber of building
investments in the city's history, the ag
gregate exceeding forner years, but it
e.s been singnalized by the completion
and erection of a numier of imposing
structures. The conttruction f the
Hock Island viaduct by the government
al a cost of $ 35,0i;o, the Hartz & Bahn
sen business budding at a coat of $30,000,
the t-aroe block at a cost of $15,000, the
No. 7 school house at a cost of $26,010
the reconstruction of school building No.
6 at a cost ot $20,000, St. Mary's school
building at a cost of $10,000. the Black
Hawk Tower pavilion a. a cost of $12,
000 and the palatial res dence of Morris
Rosentitdd at a cost of $.'i0,000 are worthy
of special attention in this connection.
But to the figures. The following is the
summary of building improvements
w hich aggreg&te 798.1!0 against $50J,
Ol'O last year.
4. - ",
The Summary ot tlir car's Work.
No C, school building o l Twelfth street
and Ninth avenue; 2-s'.('ry soiid briek
building; Collins Bros f ontractors; cost
Rick Is and Plow C'Un.ip.ny 1 story
brick fouuflry building on First avenue
ard Sixth .street ; diiy work; cost f.iOOD;
im .roveme.u'.s on wood working aepart
merit, adding another story, etc ; eoni
$7000, improvements on office buil liui.'
$1500; improved machinery etc. ndden
to dirterentdepartmems ?S000 -.o flOOOt)
Hartz & Bahnsun or Third avenue
and Nineteenth street; 4-.-lory brick
ftore building; Collins Brod contractors;
cost $31 000.
McCabe Bros on Second avenue be
tween Seventeenth tnd Eighteenth
street?; tx'ensivc lepairs and improve
ments mii store building exterior and in
tenor; cost 20 000.
Ifermon Schwecke on Twcntia'.ii s.ret
between Third and Fourth avonues; 5
ftory brick store building; C J W
S.'lireiuer contractor; cost $(j OIK)
Davenport & Rack Islutid Uaiiwat
company, improvements at power sta
tion, water inlet pipe, etc .. $1 !5'i0; new
engine. 150 horse power, $3jiKl; genera
tors, 4 (Mi J. Fourteenth avenue exten
sion $3,000 track relaying und pavice
22 000; rebuilding trail cars for K-c
Isiand side, $7,000; Black Hawk wu'ch
tower pavilion and track improvrtmenls
leading th.ireto. $85 000; lour oew motor
cars for Rock Inland, $3,300; bridge iine
Variety Wood Works on Eleventh
street between Fifth and Six.ii avenues;
2 story brick building and outbhhriiugs;
C J W Schreiner contrixlor; buil.iing
aud machinery within all njw ; S (100
Mayer Uosenfield on Seventeenth etieet
between Seveilh and Eighth avenues;
double 2-atory frame dwelling; Seivers &
Anderson c in tractors; cost $7 000
Mrs John Thompson n Twenty-third
street between Fifth and Sixth av.inues ;
2-s'.ory frame dwelling; V A Oiithrie
conlrtctcr; cost $4 500.
8 N Conover on Twenty-third street
and Eitchth avenue; 2 story frame dwell
'"e; Seivers & Anderson coatractors-.cosi
Mrs A E Davis on Twinty-tbird be
tween Fifth and Sixth avenues; 2-story
frani" dwelling; Collins Bros cenlractort ;
cost $3 600.
John Gipson on Fourt j avenue and
St-ventetnth street; 2-story brick store
building; Seivrrs & Andtrson contrac
tors; cost $3 000.
R A Dinaldson on Seventeenth street
and Eighth avenue; 2-story frame dwell
ing; Collins Bros contractors; cost $3 200
H P Hull on Eighteenth street beween
Fifth and Sixth avenues; 2 story frame
dwelling; W A Guthrie contractor, cost
A. U Bruner on Nineteenth street be
tween Eighth and Ninth avenues; 2 story
frame dwelling; John Volk & Co contrac
tors; cost 15 000,
M J Toune on Nineteenth street be-
1 tween Eighth and Ninth a vrnues; 2-story
frame dwelling; W A Guthrie contractor;
cost $6 000.
Railway viaduct foot of Twenty-fourth
street; government workjeost S3 5000.
Harry Cleaveland on Twentieth Btreet
between Ninth and Tenth avenues, 2
tory frame dwelling; John Volk & Co
contractors; cottt3 500.
Raible & Stengel on Third avenue and
Fourth street ; 2-story brick boiler house;
addition to brewery ; C J W Schreiner
contractor, cost ?4 000.
Frank Muneer on Seventh street and
Eighth avenue, 2-story frame dwelling;
Collins Bros contractor.'; cost $5 000.
Mayor William McConochie on Sev
enth avenue between Twenty-fifth and
Twenty-slx'.h street; improvements n
residence remodeling etc; W A Guthrie
contractor; cost S3 000.
Morris Risenflcld on Nineteenth street
between Sixth and Seventh avenues,
modern deigned and elahorately finished
residence; Larkin & Stevens and Collins
Bros contractors: cost $50 000 Barn for
team heating and other require ments,
Penn Tank Line Co on First street and
Tenth kvonue; tanks and buildings in
cluding outfits etc; cost f 15 000.
George 12 IViilcy on Second avenue be
tween Sixteenth and Seventeenth streets;
3-story brick buMnes block; Collins
Bros; day work; cost 12 tXH).
George Schneider on Twenty-third
street etween Seventh and Eiehth ave
nues; 2-story frame dwelling, tine finish;
Hudson & Patker contractor?; cost
Hunry Carsp on Second avenne be
tween Fiftt t nth and Six-ecnth streets:
3-story bri.k business block; modern de
sign and linely finished; cost $15,(100.
No 7 school building on Seventh ave
nue between Forty-first and Fortv sec
ond Mree; 2-s'ory solid bri k; C .7 W
Schreiner cor.irMCtor;co.t S'-O 000.
St Mary's Citbolic school on Fifth av
enue n i Twenty-second street, 2 story
soiid brick ssliool building; M Sfhnell
contractor: cost S10 000.
Chicago, Ui'Ck Island A Pacific rail
road; stone abutment and bridge at For
tieth street ovcrgradc crossing; cost
Henry D."i-ctiiotb, Fifth avenue and
Eiutiih street, 1 -(-t'lry frame store bnild
iii, John Spilger, contractor; cost ?S0O.
L Saaenmiebi, Ninth street between
Fitih and Six'h avenues, 2-story frame
d-.velling; cost 1.200.
L Sus -iim-ehl, S venth street, between
Seven tli ti!d F.-chth avenues, 1-story cot-
ji ; cost Sl.Cthl
L "Siisei.n.iehl. Sev.'r.ib Hvrr.ue between
S -v n:h and Kvhtb strei ts. three 1-story
frm : cottages; cost !, Olio each.
Mrs Thom'is Mangold. E'ghth avenue
oeiwei-n Mxin arn! sewinih streets, im
provements on house, $100.
Mrs Chris-ncia Geiger, Fifth street be
tween Stxth and Seventh svenues, story
and half frame duelling, Geiger Bros,
contrac'ors; cost 1,00(1
M Pelerson. Fourth fcvenue between
Fourth and Fi'th streets, improvements
on s'ore bud ting, John Maton, con
tractor; cost $500.
Hook Island Stove Co., improverasnts
on builditurs etc, $1 Ot'O.
Goiiiifco iioc.'i, Fuurlti avenue und
Fourth street, 2-story frame store build-
inc. C J. W. Schreiner, contractor; costi
Patrick Qutnlan, Second avenue be
tween Sixth and Seventh streets, 1-story
frame store building, John Spilger con
tractor; cost $900.
William Kreger, Fourth street and
Ninth avenue, 1-story frame dwelling,
Rudolph Naesali, contractor; cost $1,000
Joseph Zimmerman, Second Btreet and
Eleventh avenue, story and a half frame
dwelling; cost $600.
- Herman Vogel, Seventh avenue and
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Fourth street. 2-story frame store build
ing; cost $1,400.
W E Davis, Eighth street and Fifth
avenue, story ana & nan irame cottage;
day work; cost $300.
Manaese Smith, Thirteenth street be
tween Fifth and Sixth avenues, l-atory
frame cottage; day work; cost 50O.
H Fleugel, Thirteenth street between
Filth and Sixth avenues, 1 story frame
cottage; day work; cost $500.
Christ Hubbe; Ninth avenue between
Twelfth and Fourteenth streets, 1-story
frame cottage, Jacob Bleuer contractor;
Nels Willed&en, Twelfth street and
Eighth avenue, 1-story frame cottage,
Benjamin Dunlap contractor: cost 1.000
P L Mitchell, Second avenue and
Twelfth street, repairs on residence,
painting, etc; cost 300.
Edward Kreis. Third avenue and Tenth
street, remodeling and repairing store
huiidine, George Eick contractor; cost
Milton Salvard, Third avenue between
Ninth and Tenth streets, 2 -story frame
store buildina, ilerdeman & Schroeder,
contractors; cost 1,600.
Mrs E Beck. Ninth street and Seventh
aventte, repairs on store nuiiding, bouinsr
am ther story, etc, John Bleuer contract
or; cost 2. boO.
Fred Schroeder, Tenth street and
Fifth avenue. 1-btory frame cottage,
Heideraan & Schroeder contractor ; cost
T F Henderson, Fifth avenue between
Tenth and Eleventh streets, a-story frame
dwelling; cost 750.
nenry Losa, Tenth street and Eighth
avenue, l-storv frame store building : dsy
work; cost 8K).
Chss Oberg, Third avenne and Ninth
street, remodeling of store buil.iing and
other repairs; cost $1,800.
H Fleugel, Fifth avenue between Ninth
and Tenth streets, 1-story frame cottage;
George W Henry, Thirteenth street be
tween Second and Third avenues, double
2-stnry frame dwelling, August Schmidt,
contractor; cost $1,200.
Theodore HoMorf, Twelfth street be
tween Eighth and Ninth avenues, lss'.orv
and a half frame cottage; day work; crjt
ED Folsom, Eleventh street beiwem
Fourth and Fifth avenues. 2-story fr.m"
dwelling, C J W Schreiner, con'ractor ;
Mrs Louisa Wollenhaupt. Third avenue
between Tenth and Eleventh s r'eiS, re
pairs and improvements on s:nre build
in','; cost $500.
Stephen O'Connor, Eighth avenue and
Eleventh street, repairs and improve
ments on double frame bouse; cost $4i 0
Mrs 'Emily H:khart, EU-vuntu irer';
and :Ninth avenue, l-storv frame build
ing; Hudson & Parker contractors; cos-t
Fred Sfhuck, Seventeenth street, be
tweea Eighth and Ninth avcnucs.2 story
frame d-wel ing, John Spilger, contractoi ;
Jacob Oulweiier. Seventeenth street
between Seventh and Eighth avenues, 2
ttory frame dwelling in course of crec
ti"n, C J W Schreiner, coulractor; cost
Aid. Dan Corken. Fifteenth street be
tween Sixth and Seventh avenues, repairs
and improvement on dwelling; cost $400.
Estate of John G: Mueller, Twenty-sixth
street and Sixth avenue improvement on
residence remodling etc. Hudson &
Parker contractors; cost $1,200.
J. C. Bothel, Twenty second street be
tween Seventh and Ninth avenues 2
story frame dwelling, Nicholas Juhl con
tractor; cost $2,000.
Mrs. S. McCaffrey, Twenty-second
street between Ninth and Tenth avenues
story frame dwelling, Lee & Peterson
Moline, contractors; cost $2,000.
Julius Witt, Twenty-second street be
tween Tenth and Eleventb avenues, storv
and a half frame cottage, M. Schnell
contractor; cost 1,1'0.
C I, Williams, Twenty-second street
between Ninth anil Tenth avpnues, 2-
story frame dwelling, Stivers & Anderson,
contractors: cost 2,CO0.
John Zimmer, Tweoly-second s'reet
and Tentu avenue, story and a half frame
ottare, M Scbatll, contractor; coet
Mrs Ann Watts, Fifth avenue and
Twenty-fouttb street, improvement and
repairs on prnnerty, W A Guthrie, son
tractor; cost $7)0.
Mrs Anna Doonan, Twenty-fifth street
nd Scven'b avenue, 2-story frame
dflrcllin-i, Henderson & Scfcroeder, con-
ractors; ccsc $3 500; improvements on
ther property 8400.
Mrs Miry Uritlin, Moline avenue and
Twenty seventh street, 2-stcry and a
half frame dwelling. O J W Schreiner,
contractor; cost, $3,t)(H).
Co! H U Burt; on Second vi.-nue be-wi-tn
Tenih anil E.t venth streets; re
iairs on residence, blate roof, etc.; cost
Poil Mitchell on Twentieth street be
ween Seventh and Eighth avenues; im
provements exterior au;l interior on resi
lencc, etc ; Seivers & Anderson coutrac
ora on wood work; total expenditure,
icalinj, etc . 10.000.
George Schsfer on Ninth avenue and
st vtntceDth street; 2-story frame dwell
with fine furnishings: cost 7,000.
J B X tnmer on Seventeenth and Firth
iVcnue; double 2 story frame dwelling;
CJ V Schreiner contractor: cost $4,000.
CeLtral Presbyterian church on Second
.vi nut. between Fourteenth and Fifteenth
-tret-ts; new steeple and general repairs
oa building; cost $1 200.
Peter Fries on Third avenue between
Thirteenth and Fourteenth streets; new
front aua general repairing on store
uildir.g; cost $800.
Henry Lcmburg on Eighth avenue be
.ween Fifteenth arid Seventeenth streets;
louble 2-6tory frame dwt-liiug Nicholas
Juhl contractor: cost $3,500.
Mrs EIlz Egan on Twenty-second
street between Ninth and Tenth avenues;
2-story frame dwelling; Collins Bros,
contractors; cost 3,000.
Mrs. John A. Murriis on Twenty-first
street and Eighth avenue two story ann
a haif frame cottage Heiderman &
Schroeder. contractors; cost $1,600.
H.D Foisom on Founh avenue be
ween Eleventh and Twelveth streets
improvements and repairs on residence,
VV- A. Guthrie contractor; cost 4C0.
Aid Dan Corken, Seventh avenue and
Fif-ecnth street, 2 story frame dwelling
Nicholas Juhl, contractor; cost $2,000.
Timothy Webb, Fifteenth street be
tween Seventh and Eighth avenueB, story
ind a half fr&me cottage. A E Flickin
ger, contractor; cost $1,450.
Henry Lamp, Ninth avenue betweer
Fifteenth and Seventeenth streets, re
pairs and improvements on dwelling-co-t
E G FickeDscher, Fifteenth street be
i ween Seventh and Eighth avenues
l story frame cottage, John Bieuer, con
ractor; cost $1,450.
Divid Blem r, F fteenth street betweer
Seventh and Eighth avenues, l-stor
frame cottage, John Bleuer. contractor
William Uause, Fifteenth street be
tween Eighth and Ninth avenues. ston
frame dwelling, Heiderman & Schroeder
oontractors; cost $1,200.
Henry Th.ode, Fifteenth street betweeD
Eighth and Ninth avenues. 2-story frame
welling, Heiderman & Schroeder, con
ractors; cost $1,200.
M. W. Battles, Ninth avenue betweer
Fifteenth and Seventeenth streets, 2 story
frame dwelling, day work; cost $2,000.
Fred Kahn. Fifteenth street and Nintt
tvenue, 2 story fiame dwelling. C J W
Schreiner, contractor; cost $2 600.
William Rinck, Seventh aveme be
tween Fourteenth-and a half andFifteentr
areett, 2'Story frame store building, W
A. Guthrie, contractor; cost $2,500.
O A Barnhart, Twentieth street and
Eighth avenue, improvements and re
pairs on dwelling, John Volk & Co., con
tractors; cost $1,400.
O A Barnhart, Third avenue between
Sixteenth and Seventeenth streeta,
1-story brick printing office, W A Guths
rie, contractor; cost $1,600.
George J Nold, Fifteenth street be
tween Seventh and Eighth aenues.
1-story frame cottage, Heideiman &
Schroeder, contractors; cost $1,200.
Geortre F Schmale, Fifteenth street be
tween Eittbth and Ninth avenues, story-end-a-lialf
frame cottage. Heiderman &
Schroeder. contractors; cost $1,200.
Miss Anna Schroeder, Fifteenth street
and Eigbth avenue. 2 story frame dwell
ing, Heiderman & Schroeder, contractor! J
Hardy Hetter. Fifteenth street and
Eighth avenue, U -story frame cottage;
W C Maucker, Fourth avenue between
Sixteenth and Seventeenth street, larg.
frame carriage barn, C Ludwig. contrac
tor; cost 2 500.
John Gibon, Seventeenth street be-
tween Third and Fourth avenues, 1-story
frame shop, Seivers & Anderson, eon
tractors; cost $1,200. Improvements on
other building, etc., cost $500.
John Crowley, Fifth-and-a half ave
nue, between Fourteenth and Fifteenth
streets, repairs, etc., on dwelling. $f50.
John Leidtke. Nineteenth street be
tween Eighth and Ninth avenues, 2 story
frame dwelling, John Spilger, contractor;
M. M. Sturgeon, Nineteenth street and
Eleventh avenue, 2 -story frame dwelling,
John Spilger, contractor, cost $3,100.
V. Dauber, Third avenue between
Eighteenth and Nineteenth streets, im
provements and repairs on store build
ing, etc.. John Volk A Co., contractors;
Gustav Stengel, Fourth avenue be
tween Twelfth and Thirteenth streets,
renaira, painting, etc., on residence; cost
C Cramer, Fifth avenue between
Tenth and Eleventh streets, 2-story frame
dwelling; cost $800.
William Roth, Fifth avenue between
Third and Fourth streets, two 1 J -story
frame cottages, Rudolph Nuesse.contrac
tor; cost $1,200 each.
William Roth, Fifth street between
Fifth and Sixth avenues, four 1 J -story
frame cottages. Rudolph Nueese, contrac
cor; cost $1,100 each.
John J Sulser. Twenty-first street be
ween Eighth and and Ninth avenues,
l etory frame cottage, Hudson & Parker,
contractors, cost $1,300.
J Alex Montgomery, Twenty-first
street between EightSad Ninth ave
nues, 2-story frame" divslling, Jacob
Bleuer, contractor; cost $1,400.
Henry Toppendorf. Twenty-first street
between Ninth and Tenth avenues, 2 story
rrsm dwelling. M Schnell, contractor;
John Schafer, Twenty-first street be
tween Ninth and Tenth avenues, two
'1 -story frame cottages, day work; cost
f 1,600 each.
Mrs. Nellie Dudley, Twenty-first street
letween Ninth and Tenth avenues,
1 story frame cottage, day work; cost
Mrs Jobann Splaia, Nineteenth street
between Fourth and Fifth avenues,
2atry frame dwelling; H Ludwig, con
rictor; cost $1,500.
Mrs D Spencer, Moline avenue be
tween Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth
streets, 2-story frame dwelling. Collins
Bros.', contractors; $1,850.
James Carl. Twenty-first street and
Fifth avenue, 2 story brick business
block. John Vlk & Co., contractor; cost
A E Allen, Sixth, avenue between
Twenty- second and Twenty-third streets,
2 story frame dwelling, Hudson & Par
ser, contractors; cost $2,000.
' J E Byrnes, Fifth avenue between
Twenty-second and and Twenty .third
Streets, improvements and repairs on rea
Mrs L D Hoover. Twenlv-sfxth und
Vine streets, 8 story frasae dwelling.
Contlnaad oa Twelfth page.