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THIS Aim US. M UCU 8, I8D3.
Xavel oranjfi's at ArtKMV.
Atttnd the St. PatVU-lv -ball
parsley anil r
Hall-Vitz-iininions tijjlit bv
at The 'Iuli toniyht. " "-:
QSt. Patrick's ball at. Armory 4ha.ll
next Friday evening- Tj
UCab':a;e, rut aim;; as, npiuae, pars
ley and radishes at Arnold's.
Mrs.David Tewksberrv left for Chi
cago todav on an extended visit. ' "T
By the way, w hat ha become of
Harold A. WeldPGt'an anyone telj?
Mr. and Mrs. William MeEniry arc
expected home from the-"south (.to-.
nijht. . .
The Hall and Fitzsimmons iijht bv
special wire at the (Jliib sample r.m
Santa Maria society will'
the supper the St. Patrick's
Rudolph Schwecke is
talked a a demoeratft
nianic can '.idate in the Seventh j
A. U. Koiirrh, the Rock Island en-
einccr. and "wife are rcioiciu.' n cr J
the arrival of a
The t'',ii .-ample room hav
ranged t receive l lie report of the
Hall and Fitzsim:mn tiht bv spec-
51 v!r.. t.i.i.rli .
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Go t' Tlu t in!, lonijihi and hear
the n-port ly rounds of the uiuch
talked'.if Hall-I'itsimmons Wliflit at
There will be a "Chalk Talk""jfiv
en at hr First M. K. church on the
cvcn'nv of March - l. under the au
;jiccs of the .W, C T.. LV ' i'
Chairman Whcclan has eallc.l a
nect of 1 he city'towtiship commit
ee, and democrats generally at Tur
ler hail tomorrow evening.
Capt. Roy Ur arrived from Spring
field last evening as advance Jfitant
for the Salvation Army. -which Tp'en
its crusade here next Saturday.
Amon; the articles found in pos
ession of John Kcnneally who has ar
rested in Davenport. was a coat stoToti
from (Jeorje Huntoon in Moline. "'
The Rock Island Turners will ivo
a jand ball at their hall next Satur
day evening. March 11. All wishing
invitations can secure" jheifi "atitho
Turner hall or front the6onimj'tfee.
And now Hank HarrisJs hot after
the rejublican nommation for police
magistrate. Hank thinks the mills
of justice could just as well cease
grinding while he is out crying
auction sales as anything else.
The contract was let to Sievers &
Anderson yesterday for the remodel
ing of the M. & K. clothing and
furnishing stores in accordance with
Archetect Statiduhar's designs here
tofore described. The .improvements
are to be completed by April 15.
Capt. Robert Koehler is a candidate
for city clerk for his eighth consecu
tive term of two years. As a matter of
course this will be the last time he
asks for the office, as he has a few
matters to dispose of anil then he
will not seek t he ofliee airain.
Seats will be on sale tomorrow at
the Harper house pharmacy for the
performance of '-Mr. Potter of
Texas,'' Seats fini he firtt floor will
be 75 cents and a dollar and the en
tire balcony will be 50 cents. Every
lady going in on the, -Hrst floor will
receive a handsome souvenir spoon.
Today's Chicago Tribune announces
that two Illinois appointments under
the new administration arc practi
cally settled, in U- E. Spangler for
internal revenue frollector and T. S.
Silvis for U. S. niy-shal. both for the
northern district of Illinois, they
having the hearty endorsement .of
Hon. Ren T. Cable. '? J
Under the proper heading H. C.
Wivill. the popular and efficient po
lice magistrate makes " formal - an
nouncement of his candidacy lof re
election, subject to the endorsement
vention. Mr. Wivill has made a
capable magistrate and his nomina
tion will mean his election. . - - .
If anyone thinks Aid.' Schr'ocdef is
not desperately in earnest in his
candidacy for the mayoral nomina
tion, such a person has not kept
track of his movements of lata, jpqi
on his trail some morning. at pnnjrise
and watch him hustle: He don't eV?n
stop to put on his overcoat no matter
What the weather. The report comes
from Milan that he was out workin"
the canal laborers yesterday. - "
The Weather Foreraxt.
For the next 36 hours, rain with
slight changes in temperature, prob
ably clearing inursaay night.
F. J. Walz, Observer.
Keep it in the house and it will save
you many an anxious moment during
the changes of season and weather:wo
refer to Dr. Bull's Coujjh SyrVp,;thc
pest remedy tor cough ami colu.
Wieonly Pure Crearo rf Tarr
The Giant o '.AU Timepiece . .
The greatest hoi oiogical wonder in the
world today is the gigantic clock in the,
tower of the imnu nse public building at
Philadelphia. fWhen everything 'is p&
.runiing ordj?r thli narvel )of jte' (iock
maker's art will I e stationed : a dis'anVe
of 351 feet from tie pavement. Its bell
weighs between 20 .000 and 25,000 pounds,
and is the second largest bell of any kind
In America, tha g-eat bell at Montreal
being the largest, eighing 29,000 pounds
Tha dial of this Philadelphia Titan i9 23
feet in diameter, and the striking ham
mer is as large as a piledriver's weight
The minute hand is 12 and the hour hand 1
9 feet in length.
i The machinery is arrapged bo that the
clock will strike every 15 minutes the'
quarter, half, threvquarters and hours
The Roman iiura?rals on the; face ay
each 2 feet 1 inches in length, the dark
part pf the figures being 8i inches, in
width. As it is er.tirely out of the ques
tion to talk of wi lding such a monster
by hand, a 3-brseower engine has been
placed at the square of the tower for that
especial purpose. St. Lorns Republic. )
TU New Mail Flag.
The pennant to 1 borne at the tnast-
head of the Unite 1 States mail subsidy
ships is 20 feet lor4 , 8 feet 6 inches at the
matt and 5 feetat ibeend of the Gwallovc.
taiL Its field is red. bordered by 9 inches
qi oiuc. m.ine ivipcr ieii nana corner
is an eagle in blw, with arrows and a
' branch in its talent , and bearing on the
ureasi. n Murai win. Mars ana sinpes m
red nnd white. Charleston News and
Courier. - -
Oil the Sabbath.
In Scotland once a drunken man met a
clergyman chasing bis runaway do;; on
Sunday. "Taminas," said the breathless
clergyman. "I am forry to see you in this
condition. But whistle for my dojr. He
is running away." Tair.msisn'gardedthe
speaker with gravity and said: 'Whustlfc?
I may drink whisky, but I'll no whustle
f .ir ony dog on the Lord's day." Phila
Catiilo Con mo. avannah's only repre
sentative of the Maiia, carried his bulldoz
ing methods so far t bat he was killed by a
'c'ompatriot in self-tie 'ense.
The Idaho legislature has adjourned sine
die. The apportionment bill.providins for
representation in the house for the IMor
man population of the southeastern coun
ties failed to pass. The bill enfranchising
the Mormons passed and has been signed
by the governor.
The treasury Uerartment has made it
necessary for the Chinese entering the
United States bv Canada. .or Mexico to
prove their right, no pawports or other pa
pers' being accepteti - as prima facie evi
dence of such right.
John Farrell, in ja 1 at Ixmisville, Tenn.,
charged with the murder of 'Tom" Woods,
has made a complete confession.
Later returns froai Jthe elections in
Spain are less favt rable to t he Republi
cans, who suffered unexpected losses in
the provinces. The government majority
in congress, it is estimated, will be about
Obituary: At Saginaw, Mich., "Mrs.
Frederick Hubert, t'.ie well-known philan
thropist At Warren, Pa., Judge Horton,
the wealthy tanner, aged 45. At Colum
bna. O., Robert W. t tevenson,.-tx -superintendent
of public instruction,! afced 60.
At London, Hugh Kelson, ex-governor of
British Columbia. ;
Over 800 famitae. were rendcVe! homeless
by Friday's cyclone in Mississippi. The
death list foots up twenty-nine victims.
The MacMurry-Jucge Architectural Iron
company, at St. Louis, has failed, with lia
bilities of (140,000.
Reports from the Michigan peach belt
say that the yield this season will be the
largest for a number -f venro.
The government of Braail has seized six
cars of arms destined for the revolution
ists who are besieging Saata Anna, t ' ,
Orville Overholt, a gfaTn dealer at As
snmption, Ills., assigned for the benefit of
creditors. Liabilities, t27,(KX; assets, $37,
000., , .- --r'- 1
President Cleveland has Twen irsked by
the Baltimore cod fen nee of the Methodist
Episcopal church to interfere in behalf of
the Rev. J. II. Xelsor, who is imprisoned
in Brazil for writing an article relating to
the worship of Mary.
A county in Wiscotsin has been named
Vitas,' after the senior senator from that
states ,K ' n I
Senator Cockrell. of 'Missouri, has a
brother in the lower 1 ouse of the new con
gress, representing a Texan district.
. Lajigh at a tf trikufctory.
- PlTTSBCBG, March 8. A. long story ap
peared in morning paper yesterday to the
effect that the country is just on the verge
of one of the most fa reaching-strikes in
the history of railroals, growing out of
rejected demands of the Chicago switch
men.; The story, however, is laughed at
by both official and unoloves. ...
Democratic Canent .
The democratic voters of the town
ship of South Rock Island are re
quested tp meet at the Uwn haJl at 7
p. m. fn Saturday, MarcA -'ISth.j for
th pnrjKise of ., nominating ; candi
dates for townsh p oflices, to be
voted for April 4th. By order of the
Geoege Ricuhond, Chairman.
. ANNOUNCEMENTS. .
For Township Collector.
t htrcby annonoce myself a candidate lor the
office of township collecti r anbject to the action
of the democratic city to.vnhlp convention, and
fespe'fully rolicit the enaoreement ol piy
rienda to that end. B. li. uiBtu
. rpr rollce StaelBtrate.
' 1 berebT announce mr caodldacv for the ofHce
ot police magistrate subject to the approTal o!
llclt the endoeremint of my frirndutn such can
didacy. U. C. Wivill.
u uemocrauc city lown -nip cuniniiiuu sua iu-
'P'nler - No Ajtamonia: K'A1tnn
Burtis Opera, House.
-Friday, March 10.
' Music.il Event o the S.-a on.
The CiucAt.o Okcuemtka.
Vr.der the Leadenshi y of
S Kuis Great Band of Vnriva.'d CS CZ
0 Musicians. "DO
A;xes Thomson, Soprano.
rnces fl.60.St, The, M3c. Fen sale at t laics
Monday morning. TeVphone No. 20.
Hper Theater, .
J- E. Montrose, Maiagcr... '.
raamrday Eve.. March 11.
' Special Engagement,-
The ircatet American Plav.
olM) Performances r5 0.
By A. C. GUNTER. Author of "Mr Barnes
of New York," etc
SPECIAL SCENERY. .
- " ' l - rBKTISO
THB VENETIAN PAtAZZO," : ;,
With a view of the Orand Canal by Moonlicht.
THE HOTEL AT FOLkiSlONE,
THE ENGLISH CHANNEL. ad the
HARBuK AT BuVLOGNK, FBANCE.
Frices fl. 75c, SOe , 25e : seats eu sale at Harper
Knnu ttm . U...k ....
Bar vonr Via1 remedy of the old estah'ished
firm. Si -SO p r box. We s re also sole agents for
lr. Sprinci-.ce n Latest Kemedy.
MOUNTAIN ROSE. , ,
Good salary or commission to apmt Eo t and
consultation free, Cll on or address.
Th WiRBts Bkowk Co.
Room 15, Dittoc Block. Davenport.
Burtis Opera House,
.- 4 DAVENPORT.
Wednesday, March 8th,
The Famous .: "' : .
Prefentlne the Geuuiii" Ptage Wondcr-Thc
Nantical Pat tomimic Comedy,
Under the nianagqnfer.t of t , v
A Uieat ( at t of Pluycr.
or 11 -Hone -f O'Crtnror'li bV n ronlich. ' The
' :'f h'"",f8- Ttc Seretaste. The hide.
The Chafe . - -
Act II. Railway and Sreamstiip Hock; The ds-
tectuc. A fatal Letter. , Mesne i Off for
Prance. The Octapus. 'S Bells.-' TUo
The Beyoiving Sh:s In t&ia cene la a woider in
Act III. SaTe on the French Coast.' Hearts too
-Lulu to sink Merry-making in Celebration
of the Keecue.
Dniin? the action r.f 'rhe play the celebrated
Q'laker Citv quantue. Mem. fieri. Ernest
Ilr8.n. nnd ur ham; I.. O. Mettler. the world
lamert imitator, and a hortnf fiHciVties
Seats now at Fluke's. SI. T5c. 50c, S.V-. . ..
At the new location of ; their'slibe store, in the Dart-Building, seqond.dooc .from Stewart, & Mont
Mr gomery's hardware store, 1804, Second avenue; to 'thoroughly advertise the new location of our
r .shoe storethe .room formerly occupied by Woodyatt's music store; we shall continue the fire sale
' .'. of our shoe stock until every pair, of shoes have been sold, when we will re-openen. with an entire
" new stock, of. the finest footwear the market- produces. ; Every pair guaranteed!r3erfect entirely free
.i.iiiuiii uatiiagt oaiioiaLiuii iii cvciy yai Licuiai ; j in wiwv iy iiiarvc uuicrv WUIK. Ul
..stock we are "offering" Big Bargains provide yourself with a goodf supply - its
' portunity, Don't rhissit. . - . . . . ... v: !:: rUJ i fn ! i
iruiii uamage bausiacirun in every parucuiar. ,
-SHOE STORE, 1804 Secona
be the largest
! ' ' 'ferogiwi'L
' H-JlJ Ir.'.t' ''''
THE RIVERSIDE OAK
U keep Are nil night with 6oft conl;
wiil not eaa or smoke; heavy steel boriy;
Urje H3h Win. Call and examine this
wo&dciful stove iiil ty
The Verdict of Great Artiste
In Favor of the
From a large number of letters In posse (ion of
tb mann'actnrers indorsing the snperiority of
the Kimhall Piano we mention the following well
known mnsic'ara who have nsed and recommend
Artelira ratti, Slg. Tompno, S!(r. Sarasate,
Lllli Lehman, Max Alvary. Ovlrie Masln,
Viniie Uauk, s p. Eel Fuente. Behrens,
Mme. Albani. Sig. Arditl. P. S. Gilmore,
Mme. Noidira. F.mil Fischer, A. D. Novellis.
Furach-Madi. ... (ig. reroti. Emll Ltehllng ,
Mme. Fabri. Sic. Revelli. ("has. Knnkel,
ClenM-Btine de Vi re, W. C E. Seetxteck
And many other prominent musicians of Eur.
ope and America. ' V, '
The piano tans indorstd by the Collective
renins asd authorities of the wcrld ma? be found
Im large variety, together with the Kimball, Reed
ana Portable pipe organs as well as well M 4he
celebra ed Ballet A Davis and Emerson pianos of
cheaper make, at the wareroom of
1 ROY BOOTS.
1726 Second Ave.
-Base Ball Headquarters.-
- THE ARCADE,
Cigar Stre and Billiard Parior.
' Alway on hand the Inert brand of dotxeflic
and imporvd cicarp. AH 'brandf of tobacco.
The .core of a'. ,ihe ball game wi'l be received
daily. '. , . .. , ;
L. OLOCKHOFF, Prop.,
.. . . , . ,IS06 Setord Avonne. ' '
busy as bees r-inodalling our Clothing store, the old location ,-thia immense room when fia-.
and finest CI thing store jn.thjs vicinity and will he replenished with everything new.' . '
Spring Jackets are here.
We will be pleased to
have you call this week
and make selection; we
begin prices at a first
rate Jacket at
Watch this Space
In a Few Days.
F J. YOUG, Proprietor
1728 Second .lv.
Munro, De-Rue '& Anderson,
Successors to John Aster,
Wholesale and Retail Bakers
226 Market Square.
Sour Mash Whisky
in uiuci lu inaKe quick worK or tne remaining
ULOT31NG STORE, 129 2d Ave
bur New Clothing Store;
. Spring Capes are her.; tW
come in med'orn and hl
Jencih: in ki... u?
o-ues, greens- and
cV nA - ' T- .
. . sonable.
ueiore Diivino iu. .
it Hill pay you to examine
: our tjew airirale.
Ladies' Calico Wrappers.
- We are : headquarter, on
this class of roo.Is.
& ADLEE, Market Square.
a splendid op-
116 ,o 120 Eighteenth Srreet.
Used .c , i.;..::cu.- .a'iiftnes V-ar ci- '
tr l Ut
: 4'-mi .