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THE AUGUS, FIUDAY, AUGUST 4, 18i)a.
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Spring t hickens at Hess Bros'.
Osage melons at Y. A. Ehleb's.
Nice celery at Driflill & Gleim's.
Nice cooking apples at Puncher's
Spring eliickens at Soudep& Son's
Water melons on ice at Souder &
Muscatine watermelons at Driflill &
isiackoerncs ami blueberries at
Collins, the sjn-intcr, arrived in the
Blackberries and blueberries at
Cooking apples, oranges and banan-
S at l'assig s.
Nice egg plants and cauliflower at
w . A. I-.uleh s.
Blueberries, plums and apples at
n . a. r.nicb s.
A full line of California fruits at
Souder & Son's.
A nice line of fresh vegetables at
Souder & Son's.
Muscatine watermelons and nutmeg
melons at Passig's.
California peaches. pears and
plums at Hess Bros'.
California peaches, pears plums and
grapes at rsunchcr s.
The nicest Muscatine watermelon
in the city at Hess Bros".
William H. Gibson returned last
evening from Bloomington.
California peaches, pears and or
anges at mittiM & Glenn s.
Muscatine watermelons and musk
melons on ice at Buncher's.
Muscatine watermelons and nut
Mi'j,' melons at W. A. Ehleb's.
The best display of fruits and vc;-
utatiles in ttie city at 1'asMjj s.
Frantz Haverstiek leaves for Chi
cago tonight to take in the fair.
Blueberries, blackberries, grapes,
peaches, pears and plums at Passig's.
The Twin-City and Shellield chilis
play at the Twin-City ball park Sun
Celery, egg plant, cauliflower and
full line of fresh vegetable:- at
Drop a card to the Tri-City Llcc
tric Sprinkler Co. if you want your
Frank Haley returned this morn
ing after a 2-wceks" visit to his home
in Shelby. Iowa.
Virgil De Moore was taken to St.
Anthony's hospital yesterday serious
ly ill with typhoid fever.
For Kent House of four rooms,
burn, large yard, for fs per month.
Apply at 1H15 Third avenue.
Two cases of glanders were re
ported from Rock Island county for
July to the state veterinarior..
Chocolate social, Dempsey's lawn,
conduclcd by the young men of the
B. Vi.'-.l'. this-cvening. Everybody
J. W. Jones. 1622 Second avenue,
gays he will exchange for a savings
hank certificate his $100.0i)0 dia
mond. Stewart Anuau, who has been vis- j
iting in Hock Island for six weeks,
leaves for his home in Maryland to
night. Mrs. C. D. Gordon. Mrs. Charles
Long and the Misses Olie and Suzane
Gordon and F.va Long returned yes
terday from Burlington.
The Missionary guild will hold a
meeting tonight at Trinity rectorv. a
meeting of the vestry also occurring
directly after the evening service.
Wanted A house witji about live
rooms and an acre of land within a
niih- of the city. Will cither buy or
rent. Address. S. G.. care of this
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Brindle, of 020
Thirty-eighth street, desire to pub
licly acknowledge the many evi
dences of friendship and kindness re
cently shown them.
A horse attached to a phaeton en
dulged in a lively little run from
Market scjtiarc around onto Second
avenue and Eighteenth street this
afternoon, but beyond a broken bridle,
no damage was done.
(ius Englin has arranged all his
business affairs so that he is enabled
to resume business a! his old stand
on Market sip.iare. and where his'
many friends will hope that he will
be successful hereafter.
Miss Tillie M. Dugard has been ap
pointed postmistress at Shannon.
Carroll county. She is a sister of
Postal Clerk Dugard of this citv,
whose run is between here and Mil
waukee, on the C, M. & St. P. road.
There came very near being a run
away on Fourth avenue near Twen
tieth street this morning, when
several horses scared at the elephant,
and one of the number made a dash
for the alley, but quiet was restored
without serious consequence.
If you have any doubt as to gold
coin being plentiful call at tlie bank
and see what the government is (drip
ping them. The yellow metal
is all the government is sending out
just now. and the circulation is be
coming stronger and healthier every
day. The alarm of lire at 4 o'clock yes
terday afternoon was occasioned" bv
the discovery of flames in the old
2-story frame at the corner of Twenty-sixth
and Vine, and accupied by
a family named Grantz. The flames
were subdued with small damage.
John Davidson is now devoting
himself to his position as advertising
excursion agent for Black Hawk"
Tower. Tomorrow Mr. Davidson
lias charge of an excursion from
Clinton to Kock Island on the Verne
Swain direct to the tents of Foro
The civil service board of the Rock
Island postoftiee will hold its ses
sion at the council rooms tomorrow
morning at y oMock. All applicants
are expected to ic present. The ex
amination will be conducted by the
local board composed of Messrs.
Charles Schneider, John Liedtka and
Edwin Ward has returned from Jol
iet. where yesterday he attended the
funeral of his bt other, Fred B. Ward,
who died Wednesday, aged 50 years.
Ho was formerly a well known Henry
county farmer and had many friends
in Rock Island. Death was due to
Bright's disease. He leaves a wife
and seven childi en.
Rock Island's custom officer gave
the Harris" Nickel Plate show a li
cense to preempt the government lot
at the corner of Sixteenth street and
Second avenue for a consideration,
and now the aforesaid custom ofiicer
knows not what to do with the pro
ceeds pending s ich time as congress
may create a sj-ecial fund for their
safe keeping. E idently the local cus
tom officer is no- aware that federal
officers have lost their necks for taking
less liberty than this, or he would
not have taken the chances for the
Miss Carrie, the 17-year-old daugh
ter of C. W. Ree I of "Moline, eloped
from her home t iere July 24, going
to Clinton with a young man named
Thomas Thorn ps n. They were mar
ried anil it appct rs from the state
ments of the father that some one
committed perjury touching her age
in order that the license might be se
cured. Opposition on the part of
the Reed family icd the girl to take
the step. They claim to have good
grounds for not favoring her choice.
The young couple have not yet re
turned to ask parental forgiveness,
but imuirie t uching them have
been made on this side of the river.
As far as known they are still in Chicago.
The Rock Isla id Buggy company
will shut down omorrow to allow
the employes to attend Forepaugh's
The Rock IsLmd Lumber com
pany's mills arc running full force,
although the meii expect to be laid
off at any time. The sash shop is
running, but wilronly about half
Warnock & Ralston's soap factory
is running very slack. They hardly
run half time, wicre formerly 250
boxes of soap we-e made wheeklv.
Now 25 fits the bill. Orders are be
ing cancelled and deferred.
Weyerhauser A Denkmann's saw
mill is still running full force, except
in the shipping department, where
they are slack. They on an average
ship only from six to ten cars a day.
There was talk three or four days
ago of shutting down Sept. 1, but
ine rumor nas an a out.
The Moline Republican-Journal es
timates the number of men out of
employment in that city, either on
occount of shops t hutting down tem
porarily, or from a reduction of the
forces as follows:
Riirnurd & Leas 75
Moline Plow Co
Deri & Co
L !) .Malleable
V iil'oii Co
William & Wh te ,
Moline Furniture Co
James Iflady wis arrested on the
trect last evenin-- for attempting to
sell a watch. He is held on suspicion.
John Deselle was arrested last eve
ning on general rrincittles. His
hearing was postponed until next
A journeyman 1 aker employed for
a few davs at DeiSue & Anderson's
City bakery play;-d the sneak yester
day and disappeared with a couple of
gold watches, a g Id ring ami some
articles of wearing apparel.
W. Eastman. M. McKe.m. V .1
Spain. G. E. Wilsc n and Frank Wil
son were arrested last night, and
this morning Police Magistrate
Schroeder lined ea -h $20 for vagran
cy, but the lines were suspended if
iney womu leave lown.
Enril Depepe, a Belgian, was ar
rested by Officer Maucker last even
ing for disorderly conduct., It seems
that when Detete indulres freely of
tire-water he takes particular delight
in cnoking ins wile. Magistrate
Schroeder iniposeii a fine of $5 and
casts this morning for one of these
It has been many a long day sinee
Rock Island has been invade'd by a
greater number of fakes than there
are in the city t( day. The town is
perfectly alive with them. You see
them on nearly every corner in the
business part of the city, to
say nothing of the suspicious
characters you meet along the
streets. The ail vr nee of these tran
sient enterprises came in last night
in the shape of a ( -horse wagon con
taining a chest in which reposed a
"petrified woman found in Califor
nia," and the town will probably not
see the last of these institutions for
two or three days.
Chief Sexton and all his men are
doing double duty, but as in addi
tional precaution" .eoplc will do well
to keep their doorK locked and to un
muzzle their dogs for the time being.
Take Hnimons Liver Ii ulatur to remove the
bile, clear the bead and r on tore digestion.
Food For Powder.
What is certain is that Napoleon Rained
CO battles. 10 more than C.-esar, and, to
quote the figures preserved at the war of
fice, lie expended during the wars of ihe
consulate and the i injure l,7C0,00O men.
This man was visiting the battlefield of
Majideburg, and struck by the number of
dead which lay around some of his soldit -s
said to Count Rapp, "Whatis thereginif 3t
that has fought so well?" and upon the v
ply, "The Thirty-second," stopped and si d
meditatively: "How dors it still survive? i
have killed so much of that repiment, in
Italy, in Egypt and everywhere, that there
ought to be no more of it left." London
One Snre lic fuge.
Deacon Ironside had been attracted by an
interesting story in his favorite paper. The
Weekly Commentator, and had found that
it led uently to am eloquent nnd moving
dissertation on the merits of Dr. Kybold's
concentrated extract of wild cherry, price
2o cents a bottle, for sale by all druggists.
"It's got so nowadays," lie ejaculated,
throwing the paper down in disgust, "that
there's only about one publication that
doesn't trick you into readin patent medi
And he licked up i!ie family Bible and
opened it at tl.c lonk of Jonah. Chicago
Having purchased of George M.
Loosley the entire stock of crockery,
glass, china, stoneware and cutlery
at 1609. Second avenue, and being
ricsirious of reducing the stock to en
able me to make extensive improve
ments in the store room. I will for a
limited time, sell at cost any of the
goods in stock. They arc all in good
order, fresh and in great variety.
P. L. Mitchkll.
Rock Island. Aug. 2, 193.
RE YOU IN NEED?
Want a root
Want a partner
Want a situation
Want to rent rooms
W ant a servant girl
Want to ell a farm
Want to fell a house
Want to exchanpe umtbinfr
Want te fell household irooUs
Want to make any real estate loans
Want to sell or trade for auythtne
Want to find customers for anytlimp
USE THESE COLUMNS.
THK DAILY' AKGIS DELIVERED ATYOUR
door every eTeuinc for lic per wcik.
BOARDERS AND ROOMERS WANTED AT
1403 Second averue. Call mornings.
THE ARIZONA KICKER. COPYRIGHTED
ls93. Published every Wedn' sday. 51) cents
for tnrec months. $J per annum. Sample copies
lo cents. Address, Arizona Kicker, Tombstone,
LABOR, TIME, MONEY
Use it yobr own wav.
It is the best ap tira'
For ahiiifc Ma chit - i?t-.
?oM e'rrv where
A Common Sense Remedy.
What is most to be desired in the matter of
curatives je something that does its work while
you do yours a remedy that docs not interfere
viiih every day duties. Such is
the "rent uterine corrective and toulc. La iies
can nave free consultation wifb competent lac!y
at Wuitaker Block, Davenport.
Great Sale of
for the next TEN DAYS at very
low prices. Call and see them.
fiositi m mm,
all sizes. For economy and labor-saving
there is no fuel to
equal a (ias stove.
Ice Cream Freezers.
161,ranl 1617 Second Awnue.
1815 Second Ave.
Koester & Martin
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Always on hand the finest brands of domestic
and imported citars. All brands if tobacco.
The score of ail ine ball games wi'l be received
L. GLOCKHOFF, Prop.,
1S0S Second Avenne.
CLEAN SWEEP SALE--.
Our August Clean Sweep Sale is in progress. We make it :, ,
each season to close out all seasonable goods when custom,. r, ;
them. During: this Clean Sweep Sale every department w ill
the reduction in prices.
MOTTO "it's what you save, not what you earn." And thi
time of year that this truth is most strikingly illustrated.
CHALLIES 20 pieces very good
challies, no more can be had
this season. 20 dozen Ladies1
Vests, usual loo quality. 9c.
KRESS GINCHAMS 6c
WASH GOODS All Wash Goods
that hac been 15c to IHc go in
the clean sweep at 121c
CHALLIES All wool challies, your
choice of any at 371 c.
MONS I LAI N ES-have been 25e, clean
sweep price 19e.
FRENCH ORGANDIES have been
:?.5c to 4.k vottr-choiee 2oe.
EMBROIDERED SCOTCH GIXG
hams, have been 39c, clean
sweep at 2"c.
SILESIAS 1000 yards Silesia rem
nants, in 15c to 20c qualities
lengths 1 to 5 yards, clean sweep
LAWNS One case, have been 9c
clean sweep price 5c.
SILKS Figured India Silks, have
been 50c to 65c, go in the clean
sweep at 43c.
Make your Dollars ro the farthest bv
FIGURED INDIA SILKs.
Cheney Rros.' have In
?1.00, your choice (,f v,,n.
some designs, 79c.
FERFUMES Rring your I,,,.,;, .
get choice bulk pi rfmu .
12c per oz.
Perfumes 25t bottles i'.,r
50C .. .j;it
Lemon Jui-?e Soap 7c.
Sour Cream Sean 7c.
liaisam rir soap usual
Clean Sweep prin
With every cake of l'Ki
haven't space to mcntion'tur;
Clean Sweep prices, lni: i .
lions will be made in th.. ir
ing departments that w-;; ,
vinee you that we are ;)lM
savers for you.
Dress Goods, Table Lincuv
Towels, Muslin Underwear.
Ladies' Wrappers, etc.. etr.
attending this sale.
1709 and 1709 Second avenue
The Columbia : :
Special Sale for August.
All shrewd housekeepers will not let this opportunity go by in n,,;
taking advantage of these low prices. Remember, special j.ri,-..-named
in this paper hold during August only. One price facts ami
figures talk; every article warranted. It is important to .-ecu Ti
the so goods at the following prices; it will be necessary to luiv :t
early as possible.
Nickel plated Tea Kettle, on eoirter
Sl.n. Don't pay $2.50 at the
Tin stores for the same thinir.
Tin Cups 1 cent each.
Zig-Zag Wash Boards
5c. 5c. 5c.
Our big 6 in. Rubber Comb, 5 cents,
Ladies' Waists from 3c up. A big
job of samples that we are clos
ing at less than wholesale prices.
No. 8 Copper bottom Wash Boiler 8Se
Alarm Clocks 65c: warranted.
Machine Oil 4c per bottle.
Gent's Fancy Neckwear 25c.
Sateen Sun Umbrellas at 7."o. a
as thev last.
Gloria Silk Umbrellas
25 cent solid back Hair Brush for Uv
clean white center stock with :;
5 inch plain China Plates 4c.
6 .. 5l.
" " " tie.
Shakespear's complete works at ;.
Niekle plate Flat Irons at $l.i:i s i.
Ladies' heavy plated Watch Chair.-,
a written guarantee with each t
last 10 years, price $1.2.3.
P G. YOUG, Proprietor
1728 Second iv.
Fifth Avenue Pharmacy.
HORST VON KOECKRITZ,
Analytic and Ipsii Pharmacist
Is row ,.ca!( d in bis new building at the corner of Fifth avcuue
i and Twenty-third street.
J. F. RltSKIELD.
ToM KOSLSFIEI I'.
Plumbers, Steam, Gas Fitters.
House Heating and Sanitary Plumbing
Of any straw hat in the store at, including $1.50, $1
and 75c grades,
.YOUR CHOICE of lot of mens pants, worth $5,
$4, and $3.50, at
YOUR CHOICE of lot of mens suits, one, two and
three of a kind, worth $10.00 to 15.00, at
Your choice of lot of bargains in Boys' and Children's suits at
prices that will make purchasers happy.
Largest Clothing and Shoe Stores in Rock Island County.
Show Store 1804 Second avenue
Clothing Store 1729 Second Avenue.