Newspaper Page Text
THE AEGUS, THUBSDArMAY 4, 18.
SttawberrWsMind pine apples at
A full line of fresh vegetables at
K. Schwcckeis at Colorado Springs
wtc-aJ f.IIt Springs.
Hi MosenfeMer returned last even
lag from his trip to the east.
Mrs. C. P. Hengrstler is visiting her
asajrhter. Miss Rose, in Chicago.
Peter Sommers left this morning
&c Chicago on a few days visit
Call at H. F. Cordes. 1802 Second
rcae, and see the big cut on car
Mrs- J- . Kilpatrick, of College
Springs, Iowa, is visiting relatives in
IV. F. Harnett and Y. S. Grove, of
Fort Ryron. were Rock Island visi
Chamber suits at $12, 17x30 glass.
aothing eiial. Call at H. F. Cordes
and see them.
Frail health indicates weakness.
Monroe's tonic will cure von. Mar
shall & Fisher's.
Watch out for the dodgers for the
granite enameled ware sale Saturday
al the Columbia
Assistant Supt. J. G. Huntoon, of
the street railway company, has gone
to Ohio on business.
Bermuda onions, ripe tomatoes
peas, turnips, lerMtce, radishes
parsley at Hess Bros'.
Women who suffer ami feel weak
jould take Monroe's tonic; it will
re von. Marshall & Fisher's.
The Rock Island Amateur Musical
dab will give a concert at Harper's
tkeatreon the evening of May 12.
The com! it ion of John R. Eberhart
im reported about the same today,
though with more hopes of recovery.
Lost A pair of steel-bowed specta
cles near ElevenUi street and First
srenue. Return to 1006 First avenue
aaJ receive reward.
The Port Byron Lime association
kw began the occupancy of its pala
tial new office building at Second
srenDO and Twentieth street.
The regular monthly meeting of
tic Rock' Island Citizens' Improve-3-nt
association is to be held at the
xswK-iation rooms this evening.
I have no competition on carpets
this season. You will agree with me
when you see my stock and very low
juices" H. F. Cordes. 1S02 Second
Fostmaster Wells has authority to
convene his little civil service board
im session June 3 to act upon appli
cations for positions of carrier and
clerk ii the postofliee.
James Simser is back again on the
Sock Island and Milan railway as
conductor. He is well known along
Ike line and the patrons of the road
win be glad to welcome him.
Thomas CoMigan. the unfortunate
Davenport young man who was in
jured in the R. 1. & P. vards, is re
ported a somewhat improved, with
mopes of his ultimate recovery.
The I-Jidies" Industrial Relief so
ciety will meet in annual session on
Saturday af ernoon at 3 o'clock at
theoldllig'a school building. The
attendance of all members is urgently
The annual meeting of St. Paul's
Missionary Guild will be held in
Trinitv church Friday evening. May
&. The monthly meeting of the ves
trv will be held at the rcctorv after
Secretary Frankland has received
400 books from Rev. E. R. Pierce,
ritaplain of Chicago Floating Bethel,
tor use in Tri-City Floating reading.
as proposed by the Western Sea
men s rriemi society.
W". J. Mosher has sold out his bus
iness ofi Market Square. E. L. Mautk
r purchasing the tobacco and cigar
Business, anil Iv. A. Moan, wno lias
Been employed there for some time
Buying the barber shop.
The Y. S. P. E. of the Christian
cLurch. will give an entertainment at
the church this evening. A tine lit
erary and musical programme has
Been arranged and will ie given
Irtryone is cordially invited.
Editor W. P. Qua vie has received
salification of his appointment as an
aid on the state department staff of
the G. A. R. Hencefortb he exjH'cts
to be addressed as Colonel. Who
say the pen is not mightier than the
Two trains of SO cars each, all dec
crated from engine to caboose, came
in over the R. I. & P. yesterday. The
trains are loaded with binding twine
from the Peoria Cordage company
sad are enroute to Missouri and
A collision occurred on Second ave
oe yesterday afternoon between Roy
Bead on a bicycle and Gus Stengel
with a tlmggy. Luckily Mr. Head
w not injured seriously, though he
was scratched up some and his bi
cycle badly broken up. The accident
wa due to an error in judgment on
young Head's part, making the col
The War Cry. the official organ of
the Salvation army, in its issue of
this week contains an excellent pho-
tograpn ot uapi. juizzie rujti, ;
trfct special for Illinois, who organ
ized the Rock Island corps of the
forces oi reuempiiou.
The choir of St. Joseph's church
was given a reception dv ionn .
Kinnev and wife at their home. 1219
Third avenue, last evening. Ihe
vounar people enjoyed several hou
. - , , .
at inrinrr una oiner amusement
T.irrht refreshments were served an
the evening was most agreeably spent
by everyone present.
Architect Stauduhar has drawn
plans for a handsome cottage for A.
M. Blakesley, which that gentleman
proposes to erect at Geneva Lake,
Wis., where he and his family gen
erally spend several months every
summer. When their new cottage is
built Mr. and Mrs. Blakesley will
have one of the nicest summer homes
at that fashionable resort.
Miss Ada Bamberger was very
agreeably surprised at the home of
her sister, Mrs. John Garvin, on
Wednesday afternoon by a party of
her young friends. The occasion
was ier birthday and the guests
were royally welcomed and enter
tained. Refreshments were served
and several' hours spent in pleasant
sociability. They left many hand
somo tokens of their esteem which
will be treasured in grateful remem
brance by the hostess.
iTurri, Xinnl. the ertswhile man
ager of the Rockford team of the I-I
league, has a new position. The St.
Louis Republic says: "The Western
iioiirnK was nrcanizpil at Kansas Citv
last Saturday, and makes an opening
for nearly 100 ball players to procure
situations for the season. Yesterday
Hu"h Xicol, formerly of the old St.
Louis Browns, received a letter from
President Speas, appointing him
fluent of the Western league in St.
Louis to procure players for that organization."
Urill 3Inn:il IV.p Aacas
"Dovoukiicvthat i:i t-ur cmczo
nian drill we have to very ccr.ridor
ably vary the movements i?rc: .-ribed
in tho manual of arms:" rc::;url:t 0
the btage nianagvr of a tLfuvrluuJ
company while t-uix.rvi.ri:. a ro
hcarsal. "Take the plays, uul they
are many, in which women appear
aimed with rifles. Should the rules
be brought to a carry by bc ir. rest
ed against the hip and shor.-cr. as
is done by soldiers, the result would
be anything but satisfactory, for as
women have broader hips and nar
rower shottlders than men, the puns
would le all aslant. We have to
teach them to hold the stock for
ward of tho hips, and it is difficult to
prevent a lockward slant of the
piece, but this is not readily percept
ible. When a line of women assume
the 'position of the soldier,' wo have
to make another innovation in tho
tactics. The regulations prescribe that
the soldiers should touch shoulders,
but the amazons have to touch hips.
Drilling amazons requires not a lit
tle ingenuity." St. Louis Post-Dis
Tlie OriRin f tlie "StYinkirtc C'ravaU
At the battle of Steinkirk, the
French officers, surprised in their
sleep, rushed out of their tents with
cravats arranged in the most careless
manner. In commemoration of the
victory they achieved it became the
fashion to wear the neckcloth in a
negligent manner, originating the
'Steinkirk cravat." London Tit-
Tlie Voice of Authority.
"Well, Aunt Rachel," said the
T-minsr ladv in the traveling suit. 'I
shall have to bid you a long fare
"If you're going in this train,
ma'am." said the conductor, signal
ing to the en gineer to go ahead, 'you'll
have to make it pretty snort, -in
Tlie biggest idol in the world is
Dia Buten, the Japanese god, which
is over GO feet high, l he image is
made of copper, tin. mercury and
gold and has leen worshiped for
more than 12 centuries.
Terence, the Roman dramatist, lost
his manuscripts a collection oi ios
plays he had translated from the
Greek for use on the Roman stage.
He was unable to endure tho loss
and drowned himself.
On the James river in North Da
kota and south and west of James-
trm-n there are four or five buffalo.
nil that are left of the little herd
which made its last stand near Fort
"Do not," said a Turkish wiseacre,
"trust, tn the -promises of the erreat.
the duration of a calm sea, the clear
ness of the day, the vigor or tny
horse or the speech oi women.
Tk only Pure Cream of Tartar Powder, No Ammonia; No Alum.
-Used in Millions of Hornet 4 leais the Standard.-
If Tou Would XJre.
Tf rmir name is to live at all. it is
go much more to have it live In peo
ple's hearts than only in their brains.
I don t know tuat one s eyes nu wiun
tears when he thinks of the famous
inventor of logarithms, but a song of
Burns' or a hymn pi vnaries vves
straierht to Your heart, and
you can't help loving both of them,
sinner as wen as saint;. iuu worjis
vtVier mpii live, but their person
ality dies out of their labors; the
poet who reproduces himself in bis
creation as no other artist does or
can goes down to posterity with ail
litv blended with what-
ever is imperishable in his song.
Oliver V encieii iioimes.
Do Not Kill Koliins.
There are persons at tho present
day and not all old women, either
who believe that killing a robin will
brinor bad luck. According to an
cient belief the stomicloud was a
huge bird, tho Arabians represented
his wings as measuring 10,000
fathoms. This bird lived on worms,
the latter beinjr tho streaks of
lichtninar accompanying storms.
The Germans remodeled tho fiction
bv creatine: the erod Thor, whose bird
was the robin ; consequently to kill a
robin first meant death by lightning,
then bad luck. New York Tele-
Burtis Opera House,
SUDAY, MAY 7th.
The Kings of Fun.
FITZ and WEBSTER,
And their Comic Associates in
A Breezy Time.
A Cyclone of Merriment!
Clouds of Pretty C.irls!
rx:co Si 00, 75, 50 and 25 cents. Seat sale at
KE YOU IX NEED?
Want a coot
Want a partner
Want a situation
Want to rent rooms
Want a seryant girl
Want to sell a farm
Want to sell a houe
Want to exchange anything
Want te sell household poods
Want to make any real estate loans
Want to sell or trade for any thine 1
Want to And customers for anything i
USK THESE COLUMNS.
THK DAILY AKGUS DELIVERED ATYOUB
door every evening for lSc per week.
OOD COOK STOVE FOR SALE. CHEAP.
Inqnlre 13?0 Fifth avenue.
I OR REST-NICELY" FURNISHED FRONT
" ROOM, with bath room hot and cold au-r.
Inqnire at 100i First avenue.
FOK SALE CHEAP A GOOD HORSE. RUG3Y
and harness, if taken at once. CaU at liiui
cos University. I'.ill second avenue.
ll'ASTF.n SUCCESSFUL CANVASSER.
T ynaliiied to nandla general agency . Salary
from t-tart. Best reference required. Gre
ace. Lake Ontario Nurseries, Rochester, N. Y".
WANTED GENTLEMEN OK LADY
afrcnts. Position permanent and good
pnv. Address Mrs. Ida M. Seidell. Davenport,
la.", branch office. Manager Madame Wright's
is the best skin lotion in nse. It contains no
mineral or oilv substances. Sold by
THE WARREN BROWN CO.
Room 15, Dittoc Block. Davenport, corner
Third and Brady.
f4 page Medical treatise containing much infor
mation and many valuable receipts free upon application.
This represents the
ON TIIR MARKRT. ..
Jt has more rubbing surface
than any othr, works very easy
and with it the washing of a
large family can be turned out
bright and clean intwo -N hours.
Call ard examine the Queen of
washers. Sold only by
1815 Second Ave,
Koester & Martin
EMBROIDERIES for this week.
Lot 1 Embroideries work 1 inch to 3 inches
patterns choice and desirable.
Lot 2 Embroideries work 1 inch to 3 inches
Either of the above lo'e arc usually sold for 30e
to 40c more.
LOT 1 Illuminated wool snitings for this sale
Lot 2 Henriettas, 46 inch, silk finish, co'ors,
a rare bargain.
Lot 3 Dress Flannels, double fold.
For this rale only : but one dress pattern to a
in Serges, wide Plana ill. Twills. Mixtures,
mentione.l Wov f.,r tl.i
they last: '--k
t. li.iIUes. prottv tv
l'ins, jut jiajfT.
t'lulilreii's lai i- i ;,,..
Ainl better oiii s
Here are two n l,.., .. ;
chenille i'iirt:iin. i:
Lot 1 l-'rine top an. I !,.
ilail. top ami l., t ;,.,, " "'! a'"';
sha-les. for this ,
$1.7:, VVM TAH;.
l-it J H-IIlLTi' top :ui,
ll'litii t iT l 1 II . I t
1 ' "'Mil. ;l. .r.j
J .' HIV ! I 1 1 (t . (
for this sale onlv
Save nionev lv hiuiiv of ti. -r,
i. .'. ' r.. ' Hi.!
dry fooils in all U pitnuu.illN
The Columbia :
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Always on hand the finest brands of domestic
and imported cicar. All brands of tobacco.
The score of all the ball games wi'l be received
L. GLOCKHOFP, Prop.,
1308 Second Avenue.
P J. YOUNG, Proprietor.
1728 Second Av.
Fifth Avenue Pharmacy.
HORST VON KOECKRITZ,
Analytic and Dispsim flraacisi
Is tow located in his new building at the corner of Fifth aveuue
and Twenty-third street.
J. HI. CHRISTY,
UilDFlCTDBEB OF CRACKERS 113 iZZZ
Ask Your Grocer for Them.
The Christy "Otitib" and Christy "Wtra.
pee of Style
AND PERFECTION OF FIT
That's what you get when;you buy your Spring outfit at the
No such lines of Novelties were ever shown in Rock Island,
our stock of Nobby styles in Boys and Children's Novelties
has no comparison in this vicinity.
Everything New. No Old Stock.
It is safe as well as profitable to trade at the reliable
Largest Clothing and Shoe stores in Rock Island County.
Clothing 8 tore 1729 8econd Avenue, 116 to 122 Eighteenth. Street The Old Stand.
Shoe 8tore 1804 Second Avenue, Second door from Stewart & M ontgomery's Hardware store.