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THE Ali(vl S. I KS DAY, MAKCU 17, 1893.
Both the method and results wben
Svrup of Figs 13 taken; it is pleasant
r.frrliin2 to tho taste, and acta
sreruly yet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver anil .iJOweis, demises lub eys-
tera euectuany, uipt-3 wmn, ucuu
a:hes aud fevers and cures habitual
.-onstipation. Syrup of Figs is the
ouly remedy of its kind ever pro
duccil, pleasing to the tasto and ac
ceptable to tie siomacn, prompt in
! nction aud truly beneficial in its
effects, prepared only from the most
healtbv and agreeable substances, its
nv "excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it the most
popular remedy known.
Svrup of Figs is for sale in 50c
and'Sl bottles"ly all leading drug-
Ti;t3 Any reliable druggist who
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may not nave u on uuuu -nux pro
cure it promptly for any one who
vbhes to try iu xjo not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SAN FRANCISCO. CAL.
LOUISVILLE, KY. NEW YORK,
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T. B. KKIDT.
., r..,r..v m l.rt rent, also caw a line of first
c:a- an- in-mranoc companies, buiMiug lots tt'T
ir. uV. h!-fffrt-nt a.'.d-.tion. Choice resiucuce
.ropcr:y In all rartf of the city.
ifiwrn I. MitrhcU Lyiide tmildirg. gronml
3oo;. iL roar of Mitchell & Lynde bank.
Have you called at
III IIM a
If not, you had better, for
you will find lots of Silver
and Gold Novelties as well
as a iarge assortment of
the latest in Fine Jewelry,
B. D. FOLSOM.
PBIifil io lie Reafl.
It i-cot- us money to have this
printed. It costs YOU nothing to
ri'iiil it ami it will tell you whore to
go for a jroml investment.
We ha a number of choice
building lots in all parts of the city
which will he sol.l at reasonable
We also haVe a lurge list of busi
ness anil residence property to select
from some decided BARGAINS if
taken at once.
Why Pay Rent?
When with the amount jou now pay for
rent you can parcbuxe. occupy and enjoy
while so doint; a borne of your iwn.
W"E will undertake to bulla a number of houses
for our cnMomera on terms vcrr greatly to
If J')u contemplate buying, selling or exebanr
ig residence or business property It will
positively i ay on to call at
Ei & Bolton's
Real Estate and
Eeoois 3. 4. 5, and 6, Masonic Teaiple Block.
i-Ut Your Property with Us
and will &d yoi a buyer.
MEDILL THE MAX.
Rock Island's Next Mayor is
AN ENTHUSIASTIC CONVENTION.
A Vplntlitl Tlckrt From Top to Ituttum
in the Flrlfl Wltfc the Sopulir
Young HusiiK's Man at the Head
The Successful Candidate Makes a Neat
Speech Others xpr Themselves
The Convention Proceeding and Out
come. Hock Island's next mayor has been
named. He was formally placed be
fore the people by the democratic city
township convention at Turner hall
last evening, in the person of T. J.
Medill, Jr. The convention adopted
the policy so much desired by all
classes of people, by recognizing the
vounger. energetic men of the city,
in the choice for mayor and some of
the other more important oflices.
while at the same time fittingly re
specting the older and experienced
men or the party. It proved a strong
and happy combination, one that
aroused the enthusiasm of the con
vention just as it will command the
endorsement and support of all
classes of people who haye interest
and pride in the city and its advance
ment . The ticket nominated poss
esses everv possible element of
strength and popularity, and at
tended by tho good fortune of re
markably strong aldermanic candi
dates in every ward, will prove a
winner its surely as election day
The Convention Called to Order.
Chairman II. L. Wheelan of the
city-township committee called the
convention to order promptly at 8
o'clock, and announced the first busi
ness, being the nomination of a tem
porary chairman, lowrie C. Rland
ing was named and elected to the
place of honor. On assuming the
chair, Mr. Blanding returned thanks
for Ue honor conferred upon him
and expressed his" hope that the de
liberations of the convention would
be wise, and the nominations judic
ious and of such sterling worth that
victory would attend their candidacy
before the people. He paid a compli
ment to the aldermanic candidates
named on the previous night and the
strength each and every one would
give to the ticket to be selected. C
W. Schlegel was chosen secretary,
and upon motion the call under
which the convention was assembled
was read by Mr. Schlegel. The next
business being the selection of a. com
mittee on credentials, the chair was
empowered to appoint such a com
mittee, to be comjMised of three. The
chair appointed John McDarrah,
Hobert 'Wagner, anil Charles C.
Hodges. The committee performed
its duties at once, with the result
that the following were announced as
the delegates entitled to voice in the
Those Composing the convention.
First ward J. W. Corcoran. ('. I.
O'haver. Fred Nockbaur.Gus Geiger.
Gottleih Hoch, Jacob Horrell. Philip
Second ward C. C. Ilodires. Maj.
L. M. liuford, M. II. Sexton'. William
Kckerman. John Olil wciler.Sr.. Frank
Kckard. George 1". Both, Frank
Blocklinger, Henry Kinner. Chas.
Durmanu. John Sexton.
Third ward Peter Schleiumer. J.
H. Udders, C. J. Long, (ieorge W.
Henry, Joseph Grotegut, John J.
Kinney. Peter Philebar. BasilWintcr,
M. M." P.riggs, John Doyle. Jr., Har
Fourth waril John V. Dauber,
J. T. Dixon. Henry Lemburg,
Charles K. Wheelan, " J. Lamont.
Chris. W. Schlegel, Allan Welch. V. J.
Staassen, John Gipson.
Fifth ward John Pender, E. II.
Collins. II. Frick, T. Frank Whee
lan. John Brennan, J. It. Johnston,
M. E. Murrin, E. W. Boynton, Pierce
Keane. J. W. Cavanaugh.
Sixth ward L. C. Ulanding. John
Kanosky, John Dolly, John McDar
rah, Peter Frey, William McCarty,
Seventh ward J. W. Lawhead,
Edwin Ward, E. Schofer, George
Bick, J. E. Larkin and Robert Wag
The report having been accepted
the convention proceeded with the
permanent organization. The tem
porary officers were thereupon de
clared the permanent officers of the
convention. The nomination of a
candidate for mayor being next, J.
W. Cavanaugh and J. H. Ladders were
appointed tellers. In order to facili
tate matters nominating speeches
were dispensed with upon motion,
and the presentation of mayoralty
candidates followed after a resolution
had been adopted, to take an informal
The result of the informal bal
lot was announced by the tellers as
follows: T. J. Medill, Jr., 31; V. M.
Blanding, 15; A. D. Huesing, 15.
Fallowing the announcement of the
result. Mr. Huesing formally with
drew his name, thanking his" friends
for their support and reiterating the
statement that he had previously
made, that he was not a candidate.
The formal ballot was then taken
with the result: Medill, 85; Bland
ing 26. In announcing the result,
Chairman L. C. Blanding eloquently
thanked those of the convention who
had voted for his father for the sup
port thus given, stating that his
father was in no sense a candidate
soliciting; the nomination. He paid
a glowing tribute to the successful
candidate, Mr. Medill, spoke of him
as a young man who would make a
creditable and able mayor and closed
with a strong appeal to all to sup
A motion prevailed that Mr. Mo
dill's nomination be made unanimous,
and it was carried with enthusiasm,
the only objection coming from a re
publica'n in the rear of the room, and
he made as much noise as one man
While the convention was proceed
ing with the informal ballot for city
clerk, the chair upon motion named
Maj. L. M. Buford, C. C. Hodges and
Robert Wagner a committee to wait
upon the nominee for mayor and
bring him before the convention.
The committee retired to discharge
I'aul Hamilton for Clerk
The result of the informal ballot
forcitv clerk was: Paul Hamilton,
S ; C.'C. Hodges, 11: II. L. Wheelan.
9: J. W. Cavanaugh. :$: W. L. Aster,
4; Geo. W. Henry. 1: E. C. Bland
ing, 1. The names of Messrs. Cava
naugh. Hodges, Wheelan. Blanding,
and Aster were formally withdrawn,
and a motion was made that Mr.
Hamilton be nominated by acclama
tion. The motion prevailed in a man
ner that was equally complimentary.
Upon motion the nomination of a
candidate for city attorney was
passed for the time being, and the
convention turned its attention t i
the? nomination of a candidate for j
city treasurer. The informal ballot j
gave: .1 . m. liutoni, 41; can ltou
penstoll, 9: Harry Simmon. 10.
A formal ballot was taken which
gave: Buford. 40; Simmon, 14:
Hellpenstell, 4. Mr. Buford was in
accordance with the sense of the bal
lot declared the nominee for city
!Wr. Medlil lulrodaced.
Mr. Medill having during the pro
gress of the last mentioned ballot en
tered the hall in company with the
committee sent to wait upon him. he
was accorded a tremenduous ovation,
and Chairman Blanding interrupted
the proceedings to introduce Rock
Island's next mayor. He did so with
a few apt remarks, and as Mr. Medill
stepped forward to acknowledge the
honor that had bevn conferred upon
him, the enthusiastic applause broke
out anew. In responding Mr.Medill
expressed his appreciation . of the
honor conferred uton hiir. in having.'
been selected to lead tin light for
democracy in the coming canvass.
'The honor." said Mr. Medill. -is
one unsought and not in the least
anticipated, and I would be ungrate
ful not to accept. 1 will accept, and
1 will do all I can honorably to be
elected, and to assist as far as it is
in my power to do. in electing the
entire ticket." Mr. Medill spoke of
t he strong aldermanic candidates t hat
had been placed in nomination and
of the good prospects of winning
which attended the democracy all
over the city. His interests had
been in Rock Island, he said, for a
number of years, and it had been his
pleasure to become identified as far
as possible, and to the best of his
ability with the improvement of the
city, and he hoped to so continue to
be identified. If elected, he assured
the convention, he would endeavor
to give the city a clean and honest
administration, ever bearing in mind
the interests of the people and of the
At the conclusion of his remarks,
the convention again gave expres
sions of approval.
The Township Ticket.
The convention then turned its at
tention to the township ticket, be
ginning with the selection of a
candidate for police magistrate. The
rule of the convention as to informal
ballots was suspended, and H. C.
Wivill was nominated by acclama
tion. Cries for the nominee were
heard and Mr, Wivill responded in a
neat speech returning thanks for the
An informal ballot was taken for
two assistant supervisors resulting:
C. II. Seiilel 2fi. Peter Philebar 1L A.
Burrall 3. E- W. Boynlon 1, M. A.
Murrin 12. F. J. Staassen i'o, C. J.
Long 24, J. W. Cavanaugh 1, Paul
Thiesen 8, H. L. Wheelan 2. J. S.
Darrah 5, John Iiosenlield 1, Thomas
O'Brien 1, Peter Schlemmer 1, J. E. j
Larkin 1, Gustav Stengel 1. The
formal ballot resulted: Thiesen 31,
Staassen 5H, Cavanaugh 2. Collins 1,
Schlemmer 10, Darrah 11. Philebar
1, Wheelan 1, Rosenfield 11. F J.
Staassen and Paul Thiesen having re
ceived the highest number of votes
thev were declared the nominees for
assfstaut supervisors. Mr. Staassen
being present briefly expressed his
thanks for the nomination, and
pledged himself to do his best for the
An informal ballot for assessor re
sulted: J. R- Johnson 29, John
Barge 31. Edward Bauersfield 1,
George F. Roth 1. The formal ballot
resulted: Johnston 30, Barge 32.
The ballot showing a greater number
of votes than the convention was en
titled to cast, it was declared illegal
and another followed, resulting as fol
lows: Barge 28, Johnston 31, Gaffey 2.
Mr. Johnston was thereupon de
clared the nominee.
The naming of a candidate for col
lector followed, the informal ballot
developing candidates and votes thus:
B. II. Kimball. 8; George W. D. Har
ris. 18; Edward Bauersfield, 13;
Georn-e W. Henry, 3; William Ecker
man, 14; Eckard, 2; John Sex
ton, 1; David Fitzgerald, 1. Then
came the first formal ballot, with re
sult as follows: Harris, 17; Kimball,
a-: Bauersfield, 21; Eckerman, 16.
There beino-no choice another formal
ballot wu necessary. It showed:
Bauersfield, 32; Harris, 14; Ecker
man, 15. Mr. Bauersfield was de
clared the nominee, and being called
upon, pledged his support to the
F'or the nomination of justices of
the peace, H. A. Baldwin and Peter
Schlemmer were presented and under
a suspension of the rules, they were
nominated by acclamation.
For constables the names of J. E.
Larkin, and Edward Lieberknecht
were presented, ami they were nomi
nated by acclamation.
Upon motion the city-township
committee was empowered to fill any
vacancies that might occur on the
ticket between now and the time nec
essary to file the nominations, inclu
ding the city attorney,
Chairman or the Township Committee.
The "selection of a candidate for
chairman of the city-township com
mittee being next in order. H. L.
Wheelan was complimented with
election by a rising vote of the con
vention, after which the convention
adjourned amid great enthusiasm
.t.vu Morp Oil l"Rintiu Are
Clven Away Free.
R. Gibboncv, the greatest
living i'gtilning artist, will give a
grand exhibition in our east window,
commencing Saturday, March 18, at
1 o'clock. It is by merest chance
that we secured Prof, Gibboncy's ser
vices. He is certainly a wonder. It
wiii- ai'ford the people of the three
cities a rare treat to see this man
.mill!, using 27 colors, and painting
a large size picture in from five to
Commencing Saturday afternoon,
will give to each purchaser of $2
worth of goods, one of Prof. Gibbo
ncy's oil paintings, size 14x22. and to
each purchaser of $3 worth we will
giv.' one of his paintings, size 22x36.
A small price w ill be charged for
the frame no picture to go out tin
framed this to protect the paint
ings. The frames are of various
styles, and about half their regular
The professor will also have a num
ber of pictures representing his stu
dio work that have a reputation and
value of many hundred dollars.
Besides this very liberal offer, we
will guarantee the very lowest prices
on all dry goods. Special bargains
will be found in all departments.
Remember the Wm. F". Reed's Lans
downes at 89c a yard, in about 2
llAKXEP, Pl KSEL & VOX MAI It.
Street Hallway Notes.
The street railway company's
prizes on this side of tin- river have
been awarded for the month of F'cb
ruary.and give llenrv Wvnes the $10
prize to conductors anil P. G. Mc-
Crearv the $.3 prize. For motormen
Joseph Hayes is rewarded with the
SflO prize, ami Henry Mead the
Commencing with April 1. the
street railway company will on Supt.
iltmtoon s recommendation, put on
two more men on the lniru avenue
line, which will afford an opportu
nity to improve the service and also
to make better hours for the men
After that date the lirst car on the
Third avenue line will leave the Mo
line avenue barn at 5: 45 a. m. The
last carat night will run in at 11:52,
leaving the lower end at 11:25, and
Seventeenth street at 11:40.
Electrical FIngineer Fredericks, of
the tri-citv railway, who has been in
Chicago for some time engaged in
the construction of the new Xorth
Shore road of which President Loud-
erback is the controlling power, will
probably remain in Chicago perman
ently, though he will continue at the
head of the electrical department of
the tri-citv system. Mr. I'redericks
has a great many friends in the three
cities and especially in Rock Island,
which is his home, who will regret ex
ceedingly to know that be
Proposals for Material.
Wanted, before 6 p. m. today two
martyrs to serve as aldermanic can
didates on the republican ticket in
the r'irst and Third wards. Apply
to S. J. Collins, chairman republican
P. S. We are also a little short of
republican material in the other
wards, but hope to make some candi
dates that are being talked of, stick
On and On -third Sates.
Ior the twenty-seventh annual en
campment, G. A. R., and Women's
Relief Corps, to be held at Spring
field March 16-17, the C, B. & Q. will
sell tickets to Springfield and return
at a round-trip rate of one and one
third fare, tickets-selling March 13-15
and to and including March 18.
II. D. Mack, D. P. A
Piano Lamps New Styles, at Very Low
Alto a few new banquet lamps.
Dinner sets, from $6 up.
Chamber sets; some entirely new
shapes coming in.
Lanterns with new Xo. 2 burners.
Knives, forks and spoons, both
steel and silver plated.
G. M. Loosley.
looV aeotud Avenue
In all departments (suits, pants, overcoats, underwear, gloves,
socks, etc.) there are but small lots left. The same way with,
goods left over from last spring. We now propose to make a
clean sweep, so as to have none but new, bright spring goods
to show you.
In our Boys" department we ofTer knee pants suits at 50c, 98c.
$1.50, 1.95, 2.95. 3.95 and 5.: This means the finest carried
over knee pants suits in the house at $5. Some we sell as low
as 50c per suit, or about one-half price on any of them.
Knee pants at 8c, 13c, 25c, 39c, 50c and 75c, easily worth nouhlo.
Men's suits ami overcoats, the same reduction on all small lots. -
Our Men's pants are divided into three lots:
Lot 1. choice at 1.25. value up to $2.50.
.. 2 .. ., O.50. 4.00.
3, 4.00. 6.50.
Men's and Boys' underwear fearfully cut in price, but we need
the room for spring goods. ,1tV goods reduced to 2.c: 75c
goods to 45c: $1 grades to 7"c. Men's and Boy's flannel shirts
reduced in price.
Great bargains in woolen socks. 25c gravies at 17c; 3Sc 'grades
at 25c; heavy cotton socks 5c: cheaper grades at lc a pair.
Just come and rook, you'll want to buy lots.
Simon & loseiifelder,
Rock Island House Corner.
OOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS.
FREE). FRS-?, FREE.
A book with every purchase. We are giving
away, free, 2? different kinds of books, at the
late Carse & Co. store, 16222Second avenue.
Prices of Shoes guaranteed to be as low as
the lowest. The stock must go.
Bill of Fare. ;
Clothes pins per dezer; - 01c
Clothes pics patenr. spring 03c
Towel rollers each - 09c
Tin spice c binets 8 draw's 82c
Pound batter moulds - 22c
Self wringing m p3 - 25c
Hair brushes - - 07.
Hand brushes - 03
Trick saviDg banks - 07c
Nickle alarm clocfes - 68c
Nickle plat sad irons per lb 05c
100 boxes pvTK-trie , -Cora
ps-ppers, 1 qt
Wood spoons - -Towel
Rings - - -Tva
strainers - -Ironing
Wood pails, toy
Lamp chimneys No. 1
Damp chimneys No. 2
Hard wood toothpic?;
Alwavs 'he leader in low
Geo. H. Kingston y,
1703 lTOSjSecond Ave., Rock Island, Telephone 1216.
402 Fifteenth fl'reet, Moline.
Fifth Avenue Pharmacy.
HORST VON KOECKRITZ,
Analytic and QisnensinglFliariacist
Is tow located in bis new buiidinz at tbe corner of Pif.h avtuue
and Twenty-third street.
MIXED HOUSE P a ' N ? 8
LINSEED OIL, WHITE LEAD, ETC
1610 Third Avenue.