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THE A11GUS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 1893.
lj0W IS THE TIME
To Buy That New Carpet,
.1 c - 1 ; ,-. if Ui-ncoalc' Tinactfw In.
u'p hive tnc iincM iuic ui uiuwvio, luoujr, iti
grains ana mailings in uie mice ewes.
ant lWroom Suites ami Parlor Suites? We are head-
t. r fr those goods. We are showing a very tine line of
" tv ol,n nr line of CHENILLE CURTAINS
.w.v.t lon better, ana aoti t iau 10 see our
, ACOMehbI& fcTHtVHCH FOUJtO
ficP-t in tluAvorM anl onlyJfS.OO can be used as a quilting frame.
W. S. HOLBROOK,
103, 105. 107 E Second -'trt, DlVPVlT, IA.
r tytiti n oiTm no its
0U rSilX, Ul1!?
We have several lots of Ladies' fine Oxfords
carried over from last season, mostly in A.
B and C, widths nearly all sizes, and we shall
lut the price in two. Be sure and
pe fitted before they are all gone.
visit our BARGAIN COUNTERS.
162? Second Ave., under Rock Island House.
Of Shoes is quite the Queen.
It fits sf nice,
Is low of Price,
And Pleases soon as seen.
It has no lace.
To slip from jlace.
To tangle or untie:
No buttons there
Fills souls with care.
To drop ofT ly and ly;
Unto the siht,
'Tis novel (juite.
Yet never fails to please.
Little money !uys
This dainty prize,
Which can't le beat far eat.
That to secure
This comfort for your Sole
You only can at the
fit k I
1803 Second Avenue.
Second anil Harrison Sts., Davenport.
HffiHH THE TfiJLO
The Council Meet iu the Afternoon and
Official Report, j
The city council met in adjourned
session at 2 o'clock p. m.. May 16,
1893, Mayor Medill presiding and all
the alderrien present except Cramer
and Kickensclier. On motion of Aid.
liladel a recess was taken for the pur
pose of inspecting the pavement of
Fourteenth, Fifteenth, Sixteenth,
West Seventeenth and East Seven
On reassembling Aid. Kennedy
moved that the pavement of the
Rockford Construction company on
Fourteenth, Fifteenth, Sixteenth,
West Seventeeth and East Seven
teenth streets be accepted. Motion
Aid. Corken, from" the finance com
mittee, reported on the bill of the
Construction company, $5,551.13, as
"Your committee on finance would
recommend the payment of $5,551.13
to the Rockford Construction com
pany, which sum includes interest
amounting ta $138. 7S upon $1,92.65,
and which latter sum is delinquent
June 1, 1894." Report adopted by
Aid. Foss offered the following res
olution: "Resolved, The street and alley
committee be, and they are hereby
instructed to remove the humps on
Thirty-eighth street on the south in
tersection of Seventh avenue so as to
make the travel on said street possi
Aid. Rladel moved that the mayor
aad city clerk be instructed to issue
vouchers to the Rockford Construc
tion company for balances due them
on contract." Carried unanimously.
On motion of Aid. Kuschmann a
recess of live minutes was taken to
examine the plat of J. 1. Heecher, of
block 42, Chicago or Lower addition
to the city of Rock Island.
On reassembling Aid. liladel
moved that the plat of J. 1). Boeeher
be adopted. Carried unanimously.
The clerk read a bond of the Rock
ford Construction company in the
sum of $1,2'. i) agreeing to repair any
defects ill workmanship or material
on Fourteenth. Fifteenth. Sixteenth.
West Seventeenth and F.ast Seven
teenth streets for the period of live
vears. Bond adopted lv unanimous
vote on motion of Aid. Bladcl.
On motion of Aid. Bladcl the coun
A. 1. 1H ES1NG, tHV LUTK.
The riulinc Iassion
"The most remarkable instance I ever
hoard of. mid v.-hich illustrates so forci
bly the 'ruling passion.'" said Judge Jeff
Pollard to The Man About Town, '-was
a case, in which I figured last week. I
was called to write a will for a gentle
man in this citv, then on his deathbed.
He was always a cautions, economical
man. and bad accumulated some prop
erty and money. After the death of the
owner there were several heirs to the
property, all of whom were anxious to
have the sick man make a will dividing
it as ho saw proier.
"I called at the house and tho will was
duly written and signed by the old man,
who was held in the arms of his friends
while the trembling hand traced his
name upon the paper. After he was laid
upon tho bod ho motioned me to hold
my head so I could understand him, and
in a piping, tremulous voice ho asked,
'What do you charge?'
"A voice at my elbow said softly, 'Tell
him a dollar or two.'
" 'A dollar or two,' I shouted in his
ear. (He was very deaf.) 'All right,'
said he, 'if it had cost any more 1
wouldn't a-had it done,' he gasped. Tho
death rattle had already logun in his
throat. His fingers were purple and tho
shades of death were already settling
upon his face; yet with all this, Ms greed
was as manifest as when most busy in
the accumulation of the property.
"I got my though," said the judge,
"but he never would have paid me more
than $1." St. Louis Republic.
To Tax Srenlc Advertisements.
The practice of defacing natural scen
ery with great advertisements is not so
prevalent in the United States as it was
a generation ago, and public sentiment
is steadily growing stronger against it.
This practice has recently developed in
England to such an extent ttiat lovers oi
nature recognize that some definite ac
tion must be taken. The Thames val
ley, the most picturesque mountain spots
in Wales and the loveliest corners of
Devonshire have been greatly injured by
huge advertisements. The well known
architect, Mr. Waterhouse, has pro
posed that if they cannot actually be
prohibited they should at least be di
minished by the imposition of a heavy
license tax. Chicago Herald.
Expert Kevolver Shots In the Army.
W. R. Prior claims that all the best
revolver shots are in Is ew York. There
c-ood shots in the army.
WO DVv . -
There are men in the army who can nit
the size f a man at 1U yaros, numg a
i of o o-ntlo-n everv time, with 20
UViac: tlV m Tl 1 '
vards interval between figures, and men
that can mi io-tcui i'kxc oi iujoiuo
with a revolver that pulls eight pounds
four shots out of five. All the best shots
have the arm slightly bent. If Mr. Prior
will take the trouble to look around, ho
will find men in the United State3 cav
clry that will throw his New York ex
perts in the Ehade. Cor. Kansas City
The Csual Practice.
A Detroit lawyer was in Washington
recently and among the sights took in
the supreme court of the United States.
"What do you think of it?" asked a
friend in the evening.
"Well, I sat there and listened awhtle,
and though I am ashamed to confess it
I went to sleep."
"Oh, that's all right, said his friend
encouragingly; "everybody does that."
Detroit Free Press.
15 William Eckerman to Barbara
Kim bel, lot 1, block 6, Bailey Daven
port's Fourth add., Rock Island,
Moline Malleable Iron Co. to Wil
liams, White & Co., lot 1, 12, 13 and
14. block 9, Pitts, Gilbert & Pitts'
Second add., Moline, $3,200.
Anna D. Adams to J. W. Tremann,
part lot 1, block 1, Howard's Second
add.. Rock Island, and part out lot j
61, 36, 18, 2w, Rock Island, 4.UO.
Eliza M. Brooks et al to H. P. Ros
berg, lot 5, block 1, Brooks' First
add., Moline, $450.
II. P. Rosberg to Solomon Freeberg,
lot 6, block I, Brooks' First add.,
IIIGII GRADE IMPERIAL BICYCLES.
The Knglish language.
Professor Vanibery has been lecturing
jn the "Fashion of Languages" before
the Buda-Pesth English club. English,
he said, may now be called tho most
fashionable language in all the five parts
of the world. It began to spread in the
first decades of the century througli Eng
lish literature, and in Asia by means of
accelerated communication. Steamers
were the wings of the English language
In the far east, and its spreading from
India and tho straits settlements to Chi
na and Japan is simply miraculous.
There is no exaggeration in saying
that the number of English speaking
Asiatics amounts today to 3,000,000; that
of Europeans to more than 1,000,000, and
these, added to the 126,000,000 Anglo
Saxons, give a total of English speaking
men and women of 130,000,000. Should
the increase continue in the same propor
tion, the m; idle of next century will
have 200,000.000 English speaking per
sons, and the English will have no rival
in the world besides the Chinese.
Phonetically English is unsuitable for
the foreigner, and the lecturer declares
he always suffered acute pain in the jaws
when speaking publicly in England and
trying to imitate genuine English. The
phonetic difficulties are, however, amply
rewarded through the expressiveness, the
rare precision, vigor and exactness in
which English surpasses all other Euro
pean tongues. London News.
As regards hospitals, the teeming mil
lions of London can count upon only one
bod per l.ooo a proportion which is
tmique among the large towns of Orcat
Britain. Glasgow, Newcastle, Wolver
hampton have oi beds iier 1.000; Edin
burgh, :ij: Dublin, Oi; Norwich, Belfast.
Brighton, Liverjiool, Manchester and
Bristol have an average of 2A beds per
World's Columb. an Ei;oir.i n
will be of value to the world by il
lustrating the improvements in the
mechanical arts and eminent physi
cians will tell you that the progress
in medicinal agents has been of equal
inipwrtaneo, and as a strengthening
laxative that Syrup of Figs is far in
advance of all others.
Ret. r. C. IT. Dwtek, Wtckoff, Mrs.
A PRICELESS BLESSING.
Father Dwyer's Earnest Endorsement
of Kickapoo Indian Remedies.
Wickoff, Mijtjt., Nov. 17.
Sympathy for Suffering Hu
manity leads me to write this.
I havo suffered much from Neural
gia and Stomach Troubles, and
ave tried various medicines, but they
were of no avail. Recently, however,
I learned of the Kickapoo Indian Rem
edies, and have been entirely cured by
the use of Kickapoo Indian Sagwa.
This priceless medicine of the Indians,
myself a9 well as a host of others have
used with wonderful success.
Yours in truth, P. C. N. Dwtek.
Kickapoo Indian Remedies. Sold by all Dealers,
Jo Ian Volk. 5c Co.,
Manuf ar.tnrc.r- '
i.ati OiHirg BHnds. .:t!.n'. Flooring,
ae all kiaJa o' mortd vnrt for nnllders
(t:ehtoi!iiih rl. ftei. Thtnl nrt fourth avec.
is the beet skin lotion in nee. It contains no
mineral or oilv eubstanccs. Sold by
THE WARREN BROWN CO.
Room 15, Dittoe Bloclr, DaTccfrt. corner
Third and Brady.
64 pace Medical treatise contalnlnsr mnch infor
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Made fro ti any old photo, executed in the most
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ay is the Month. ' tAt
ECK'S is the Place.
NEVER WE HE CHEAPER
Bed Room and Parlor Suits,
Dining Tables, Chairs,
Stands and Hall Trees,
Parlor Tables, Easy Chairs
and Fancy Rockers.
Before you place your Furniture on the floor see
that it is covered with some of our carpet.
Brussels Carpet, Tapestry Carpet,
Ingrain Carpet, Hemp and Ragr Carpets
BSS-TIIE NEWEST DESIGNS.
J5TIIE LARGEST ASSORTMENT.
Oil Cloths, Art Squares, Matting, Lace
Curtains, Draperies, Window Shades.
Gasoline Stoves, Refrigerators,
The best and most economical made,
A new lot jnsr received niak yonr selection early.
CHAS. A. ME OK
322 Brady Street, Davenport. Iowa.-
ESfUpholstering of all kinds to order.
Feathers renovated on short notice.
Trj' a battle of our Furaiture Polish none better.
Easy Payments, Easy Payments.
ustain Home Industry
Calling- for Rocklsla nd
Brewing" Co., Beer.
The Best Beer Made,
On Tap everywhere.
The Rock Island Brewing Company, success
ors to George Wagner's Atlantic Brewery, I.
Huber's City Brewery and Raible & Stengel's
Rock Island Brewery, as well as Julius Junge's
Bottling Works, has one of the most complete
Brewing establishments including Bottling de
partment in the country. The product is the
very best. Beer is bottied ,at the brewery and
delivered to any part of the tri-cities, and may
be ordered direct from the head offices on Mo
line avenue by Telephone.
The Furniture establishment of
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.
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