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THE A KUUfc, WEDNESDAY.
From Now untu April 1st
You can buy Canned Goods
heaper at Arnold's than others
We must unload.
Teas that you pay from 40c to
bOc per pound elsewhere at Ar
nold's for 25c.
1620 Second Avenue.
SCENES AND INCIDENTS
JtT JlLs JL JCZL. JL-
We bought a lot of Men's Fine Patent Ia her Shoes
at a big discount, and we inter d to giv you the benefit.
They go at $3 until all soM. So do:i"t bung back, or
you will be too late. You will aeo find a handsome
Russet Shoe (31ucher cut) in the same ea'e.
Have you ever worn ou- $3 slo-?
162? Second Ave., under Rock Island House.
lie New Ideas.
Tan Bluchers for Ladles.
Russian Leather Bluchers for Men.
OMETHING NEW is what the
public are always looking for. and they keep on
looking until they find it. Anything new and
stylish is invariably pleasing to ths mind. We
are always in the lead with the latest and choic
est creations of the day.
e are receiving
UR NEW IDEAS
or Spring and Summer
Second and Harrison Sts., Davenport.
T: ..I;.. .11 . ill I u
1803 Second Avenue.
Proprtotoror of tfce Brady street
Ail k!nds of Cat Flower constantly on asni.
frem Central auk, tk largest to Iowa.
am Brady streit, Davenport, la.
Washington on Inauguration l)av Views
of an Eye Witness.
Washington. D. C, March 6. Ed
itor of the Argus. The fourth of
March in this eventful year of grace
was most unkind to a pageant loving
people. The two days preceding had
buoyed democratic hearts with firm
faith that Cleveland weather"
would surely greet the incoming
president. The trip from Lakewood
had been to the presidential party all
that could be desired. Apartments
at the Arlington were sumptuously
prepared for the reception of the dis
tinguished party. Everything in
earth and air portended success, un
til evening when shrill whisperings
of the wind announced the arrival of
hostile elements. Early morning re
vealed their unwelcome presence; the
streets were white with snow, and
the supply was not exhausted, for it
continued to come, sometimes in
gently descending showers, again,
driving in lierce clouds, enveloping
alike the observed and observers.
.. The Central Figure.
Hut the most imjerturable and un
concerned of all the crowds was the
central ligure, ujon whom all eyes
were turned. His face beamed with
an expression of entire satisfaction
with his lot weather included. As
he bowed to the right and left in re
sponse to the greeting of the true
democracy of the land, which lined
his way on eiUier side, we could not
detect a trace of the stolid look which
his pictures give to his face. His
companion, the retiring president,
presented a striking contrast one
which moved the heart .and sympa
thies of the vast throng.
Mr Harrison was very pale: his feat
ures were set and shadowed with a
regret deeper than bidding adieu to
familiar scenes and loved ambitions.
The inclemency and cold rendered an
up-turned collar a necessity for him
and it seemed also a grateful barrier
to the rude gaze of thousands as
only a small portion of his face was
visible. It is one of the marvels
which cannot be explainad how mor
tal men and women, even children,
can endure any amount of physical
discomfort for the unsatisfying gain
to please the eye. This patient ord
erly crowd of all classes and condi
tions stood in vast numbers not
heeding the varitable blizzard which
raged during the weary hours of
waiting. The trick of turning back
Father Time in his rapid march was
thrice repeated in the senate; thus
delaying the inaugural address, and
the procession. With all delays the
newly inaugurated president did not
leave the capital until after 3 o'clock.
After that hour all the military and
civic parade occurred, lasting until
7 o'clock. Mr. Cleveland with cheer
ful stoicism stood for four hours
watching the veteran hosts and polit
cal friends pass in review before him
Even this ordeal did not end his
iay"s labor. An inaugural ball in
the evening demanded his presnce;
precedent required the presence of
Mrs. Cleveland also.
The Hall liaildlng.
The pension puilding, which was
designed and erected by (len.
Meigs, was alternately ridiculed anil
condemned as a barn-like structure,
devoid of grace and comeliness; bnt
as one views it in holiday attire of
wreathed smilax. forests of palms, a
wilderness of gav Hags and festooned
bunting, with the fountain sur
mounted bv a crvstal sprav in a set
ting of red and white argaleas as a
central joint of attraction, and above
and amid all the electric lights, like
twinkling stars throwing shields
and banners into bold relief, it
cannot le said that it is ill-
planned. The remark is continually
heard. "What a magnificent place
for grand occasions.
In all these varied arrangements
there seemed an ignoring of the sup-po.-cd
fact, that there is a limit to
human endurance. As the programme
was arranged ly a noted military
man. it is inferred in militarv tactics
no provision is made for failing phy
sical powers. The true soldier is ex
Mcted to obey orders without refer
ence to health or hygiene. Mr.
Cleveland proved to warrior and civ
ilian that he was the truest soliuer of
all. for on Sunday following the ex
acting day of inauguration he stated
to an interviewer from the press mat
he felt no disability from the great
strain of the irevious (lay. With all
due regard to precedent, I cannot
think it wise or prtulcnt to
crowd such a galaxy of pomp
and pageantry into one day. The
spectacle is sufficiently grand with
out artificial aids when one ruler re
tires to private life, and a citizen
from the ranks assumes the purple
bestowed by the people for a brief
period; the same power recalling
the gift and giving the scepter to an
other. Such a peaceful surrender of
place and power would be grand and
impressive without the prancing of
steeds and the roll of the drum.
Washington is rapidly becoming,
if it is not already, the finest city in
our land. The capitol is a structure
of which every American is
justly proud. The early fathers
of the republic looked far
into the futnre when the council hall
for the whole nation was set upon a
hill: truly, "it cannot be hid."' Its
graceful dome is lifted high in the
air, and against the blue sky to the
distance is visible for miles around.
Pennsylvania avenue, magnificient
in length and breadth, is another
proof of their wisdom. Also the
reservation of lands upon which are
located the public buildings, most
admirably located for their 6everal
uses. Surely we are almost tempted
to Bay, the founders of this city
builded better than be knew." The
hotels have proven of this notable
occasion that Chicago is not the
onlv citv in this land, which can care
for vast crowds.
The Vlce-PreRliIent .
The Ebbitt house was the home of
the vice-president and family, of
whom the Xllinoisans .in Washington
are justly proud. General and Mrs.
Stevenson kivited the Bloomington
escort and visitors in the city from
Illinois to meet them at their hotel
on Friday of last week. Every guest
was received with charming cordial
ity, though the hand-shaking num
bered hundreds. Parades and recep
tions attending and introducing the
new regime have passed now, and
for four years the real work must be
performed of fulfilling the pledges
given to the sovereign people.
Sara E. Ducky.
The Modern Way
Commends itself to the well-formed,
to do pleasantly and effectually what
was formerly done in the crudest
manner and disagreeably as well. To
cleanse the system and break up
colds, headnrluv. :id fevers without
unpleasant after effects, use the de
lightful 2 iij i! id laxative remedy. Syr
up of Fig.
c.01 Kinds of Ic.
In addition to an abundant supply
of pure channel ice, the Rock Island
Ice company has arranged to supply
the trade v. ith artificial ice where
such i ".-anted. This ice is nianu-f:'-.-.
i.-.'ii in Davenport from artesian
wa:c- '.:i l after Apri 1 the Rock
Isi:u:' Ice company will be prepared
to In li it as the exclusive agency
in Hock i!and. There will be very
little ds '.Terence in price, the artificial
article a trifle higher. Telephone
Great bargains in Beat Kstate.
I want to sell all the real estate of
the late Dennis Warren, embracing in
Rock Island county:
7'20 acres of land on Warren's
118 acres of land in South Moline.
f lots in the town of Milan.
6 valuable lots in the city of Rock
Island, all of which will be sold cheap
and upon accommodating terms.
P. L. Mitch eh..
Administrator of Dennis Warren,
Rock Island, Feb. 22, 1S93.
Order Your Ice of Bpence.
liorK Isi.am. Jan., 31. This is to
notify the public that I have cut a
good supply of good, pure ice and
that I am not in any combination.
I am now ready to make contracts
for the coming season and Mould re
spectfully solicit a reasonable share
William T. Spence,
40S Forty-second Street.
Rev. II. H. Fairall, D. D., editor of
the Iowa Methodist, savs editorially,
"We have tested the merits of Ely's
Cream lialm, and believe that, bv a
thorough course of treatment, it will
cure almost every case of catarrh.
Ministers, as a class, are afflicted
with head and throat troubles, ami
catarrh seems more prevalent than
ever. W e cannot recommend Ely s
Cream Ralm too highly."
I used Ely's Cream Ralm for dry
catarrh. It proved a cure. R. F. M.
has often wasted time and material ia
trying to obtain a shade of color, and
has even resorted to the use of ready
mixed paints, the ingredients of which
he knew nothing, because of the diffi
culty in making a shade of color with
white lead. This waste can be avoided
by the use of National Lead Company's
Pure White Lead
These tints are a combination of per
fectly pure colors, put up in small cans,
and prepared so that one pound will
tint 25 pounds of Strictly Pure White
Lead to the shade shown on the can.
By this means you will have the best
! Al.. 1 A Wa..a fn.il. Af
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and pure colors. Insist on having one
of the brands of white lead that are
standard, manufactured by the "Old
Dutch " process, and known to be
strictly pure : i
"Southern" "Red Seal"1
" Collier " " Shipman"
These brands of Strictly Pure White Lead
and National Lead Co.'s Pure White Lead
Tinting- Colors are for sale by the most re
liable dealers in paints everywhere.
If you are coins to paint, it will pay you
to send to us Tor a book containing informa
tion that may save you many a dollar; it will
only cost you a postal card.
NATIONAL LEAD CO.,
1 Broadway, KewTorK.
State and Fifteenth Street.
Tattered and Torn.
THAT'S OUR CONDITION.
Prices must take away the goods. No room to store
them. Old building torn down to make room for the
new office desks and chairs.
Bed Room and Parlor Suits.
Parlor and Extension Tables.
Upholstered Rockers, Cane Seat Rockers, odd
pieces for the parior hall, trees and hat racks,
springs, mattresses and bedding, etc.
i i n n u l rr ar v
A lull assortment at Low
"Remember our prices are
away down. .
No Extra Charge.
Remember We do Up
holstering to order.
OHAS. A. MECK
Open till 8 o'clock, Saturday's till 10.
The Furniture establishment of
CLEM ANN & SALZMASm
is replete with all the novelties of the sea
son, purchased for cash from the best
known makers in Grand Rapids. They can
not only save you money, but give you new
and choice designs in Parlor and Chamber
Furniture, sideboards, tables, chairs and
lounges. Thanking you for your patronage
they solicit an early call.
1525 and 1527
124 126 and 128
Men's Artistic Tailoring.
The Fashionable Fabnca for Spring and Summer have
J. B. ZIMMER,
-T jAiti, and leave your order.
tar Block Oppositk Habpkr Housk:
GEORGE SCHaTEK. Proprietor,
laoi Second Avenue, Corner of Sixteenth Street, . Opposite Harper's Theatre.
he choicest Wine. Liauors Beer nd Cigars always on Hand
free Lunch Ever Da
hand wlcbes Fnrnls on SJ ott 7Tct!ce.
JOBS M. PAR1DOH.
HSNBT A. PABIDON.
SCHMEIL, PA RID ON & SON,
Painters and Decorators,
Kalbomjning, Paper Hanging, Etc,,
419 Sev enteenth Street
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