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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 181)a.
Special bargain in slate at the
ATI qualities ot tennis Oxfords 3 k?
U Dolly Bros.
Ex-Potmaster Howard Well is
Terr low this afternoon.
Wait for the Dunlap hat ojx-Din
"Friday at Lloyd & Stewart"..
Tennis Oxford for men. women
md ehiMren. 3)c at Dollv Bros".
The Punlap hat opening Friday at
Lloyd & Stewart". Wait for it.
A. M. Blakes'ey and family have
Trtorned from Lake (ieneva. Wis.
Tim Collins ha rone to hi old
Sotno in Indianapolis for a few days"
H M. Wilcox left lat niht fr In
dianapolis to attend the i. A. R. en
arrrrrrnent. Buy your school supplies, p-n.
inVs." jH-neil. tablet, etc., at the
-b-rn Dunihaaid and family re
turned this morning from their visit
Miss Mai'ie Klotz returned la-t
renins from a 5-weeks' vi-it to
friends at Springfield.
Mrs. Ben Keator, rf M'"ine. who
lias teen ill for a week, is reported
mnch worse today and her death is
ttasse'l Hampton has reigned his
position as engineer at the Davenport
Jl Rock Island railway power station,
and after a month's rest will take in
tie sights in California.
?rof. C. J. Arfrubrijjht. of Helena,
ilont.. ha arrived in the city pre
pbrnil to take tip his duties as teach
er ia the Rock Island Business uni
versity Sept., 4th, the ojen:n of the
rt ha. perhaps, got past the time
srf year when the Union is usually
aJTected. but it ha got 'em aain.
li begins to look a if the morning
ppT will have to le muzzled ajrain
after all before the season is entirely
A drop in the pri-e of anthracite
eoI is confidently looked for soon.
The Lehifrh Valley company is out of
the coal combine, and it is to be sin
cerely hoped that the bottom will
speedily dropout of the prevailing
fJosh-Hahono and Yom-Kippur.
the -Iay of Memorial" and the --Pay
of Atonement." which occurs this
ytsar on the 11th and 21st days of
September, will be celebrated by
Eock Inland's Jew ish citizen in the
rooms of the standard club.
The Rock Island city council met
in jecial e-ion obedient to Mayor
MediTs call at 2 o'clock this after
aoon. The members are out in a
tc-dy inspecting the new- city sweep
er. Tests are to be made on the Sec
rwid and Fourth avenue pavement.
Mesrs. R. (.'. Wi'.lerton and slater
M( ntrot are mourning the loss of
two valuable articles of wearing ap
parel, some inconsiderate individual
who know s a good thin, broke into
Bub's boat hou-e dow n near the river,
took Bol"s row-boat and iwd it with
out even leaving a word of thanks,
and after appropriating a shirt be
longing to Wilk-rton, anil a pair of
Grouser, the projierty of Montro-e.
"3ia6e Lis ecaK-. Hence the tears.
Lincoln J. Carter's jectacu!ar
prodTyt';on. TheTornado.' received
iis first prc-entation before a Rock
Inland audien.-e ifHarjK-r's theatre
last evening. The play, like the
"Fat Mail." aUn of Mr. Carter's
creation, aVmnds in striking and
realistic scenic effects, the tornado
at-cne, the collision at sea and the
Chicago harbor being particularly
commendatory. Dramatically, it is
She equal of any similar dramatiza
tion we have seen, but the cast could
in some respects be strengthened.
MeJvin Farker drove in from the
camp grounds last evening and tied
"bits horse near the corner of Nine
teenth street and Fourth avenue,
and returning about 15 minutes la
ter, found it gone. He notified the
police and they searched for the rig
all night without success, but at 7
'clock this morning Henry Frick.
the liveryman, telephoned down and
said that the horse had been brought
to the barn by ' Tommie Bagley, he
liaving found it tied in front of his
tonse, and not knowing who had left
it there took compassion on it.
The morning paper commenting
on an article appearing in uieAkgi?
rtlating to Rock I.-land's advantages
in the way of public parks, and the
conditions which have brought them
about, as well as the theor" that the
people of the eastern jortion of the
city deserve a park on the Columbian
grounds, flies the track entirely by
saying The Am; its did not giv'e
Mayor McConochie's administration
credit for onr splendid parks. Sure.
It for whatever credit Mavor Mc-
Conochie is entitled for furthering
pnblic improvements, the L'nion
; rot claim to have had any in
fluence does it, especially in the line
f park improvements?
The Epworth league cf the First
M- K. church held its monthly liter
ary and business meeting "at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. J.
IV. Crandall last evening. There
were about 100 present, and
the evening was spent pleasantly by
all. The literary program was as
Pmi Duet ....Misse Eberhart
Beading , Mi;s Edith Pitzpatnck
Organ olo Mute Cora Cook
Jk Literary ealad
Conducted by Mrs. J. S Baker
ntt.... Miaae Clara and Annie Levey
AJter the literary program, water
aaelctt, muskmellon, cake and lemon
ade were served by the league to the
xeembers iLr'r friends.
Too SUM i Altogether.
The L'nion eoj ies from the Daven
port Democrat r?ferenee to a remr.
s'rance forwarded to Washington a
year ago signe! by 150 citizens of
Davenport, agai ist electric cats on
the Rook Island iridges, the intent of
the rehashing o' the matter now be
ing to sustain the action of the mi
nority crowd who recorded the Dav
enport Business Men" association as
opposed to the p 'ogressive movement
Monday niiht. The force of this ar
gument which the Democrat and
L'nion strive U present is tainted
with the ridioi.lous when it is re
called that fully two-thirds of those
who endorsed that remonstrance
then, signed the pvtition in circula
tion rec-entlv praying the secretary of
war to grant tin change, along with
1.5 ' g-".d citizt n of Davenport and
a- nianv more on this side of the
The fv-rry few vi;l have to get some
.stronger argnmnt than this to sus
tain the action f that packed busi
ness men's meeting Monday night.
They must reme nber that the eop;e
are becoming n ore enlightened on
the subject of rapid transit every
Sprrt ng New .
John Cow den vent up on the Mil
waukee this morning a little way to
run a race tomorrow.
Tommy Ryan, the Rock Island fa
vorite, bested the mysterious Billy
smith in a 6-rou;id go at Coney isl
and la-t night. It was the first time
the mysterious Billy had got the
wor-t of it.
Charles Moth, of St. Paul, the
(ir:eco-Roman wrestler, who is now
acting as ground keeper for Buffalo
Bill's wild we-t show near the
World's fair grounds, published an
announcement y sterday that he was
willing to put cn the mitts with
Farmer" Burns of this city, the
tight to come off before the club giv
ing the biggest purse. In today's
Herald Burns accept the terms, and
a-ks him to put jp fl'Vi with the
Herald if he mens business. Fu
ture developments will foe awaited
UkI Worl1" l'air Visitors.
Fred Lloyd is lack from Chicago.
Arthur Burrail is taking in the
Mi-- Lucia Connelly went up to the
Miss IV-nkman:i wen: to Chicago
W. s. McCombs departed veter
diy lor the Worl. "s fair.
Miss Kate Scully departed last
evening f-.r the V'hite city.
Charles Kngel and Miss Sophia
Otto have returned from the fair.
Mr. Charles Ufoerg and C. E.
Johnson left la-t evening for the fair.
Mr. an. I. Mrs. I. IX Ralston and
little daughter lift for Chicago to
day. Mrs. M. V. Arcnerand son. Basil
and Harvey, left for Chicago this
Mr. John Bre:man. accompanied
by her daughter. Julia and Agnes,
left this morning f.r the fnir.
The 1'ali le vhoul..
A special meeting of the board of
education was held la-t evening.
President Ferguson pre-iding, ami
all the members present, except Di
rector sinnet. '1 he contract for the
plumbing in the'-Co. 4 schor. build
ing wa- let to Bal er A: H ;isman at
'J. the low est I id.
It was ordered that English gram
mar be added to the list of "lligh
school studies. It was decided that
(j. R. Hou-el's supervision of music
include all grades below the High
school and his sa ary was fixed at
$0X a year. Bills were allowed as
H. F. Cordes. ; 2.37:R. I. Lumber
companv, 2.57: S. Kemble, $3.50;
F. M. Sinnet, $1.20; William Don,
134.15: George Gn-en.flO; The United
Glass company, 1. 81; total, fs5.60.
Quite a number of the local admi
rers of horse flesh have gone to the
Rock Island track ' this afternoon to
w itness the test o:' speed in the road
ster class alluded to vesterday.
Something considerably below a 3
minute gait is expected to be regis
tered. J. G. Junge received a telcram
this morning to the eftect thatSeal
had won second money in the 2:30
class r.t Indepcnd -nee yesterday, the
time of the winning horse, which the
Rock Island anim il crowded in each
heat, being 2:13i and 2:112. Bull
mont won third money in the 2:18
class Mon. lay. ii which there were
nine starrer. a:id in which the
horses scored for ver an hour before
(.. A. It. K icampmcnt
Will be held at Indianapolis Sept.
4. 193. and to accommodate persons
exacting to attend the same, the
Rock Island & P toria railwav will
make a rate of $9 60 for the'round
trip from Rock Island.
Through cars will he run to In
dianapolis on dates to be announced
later. Further ii. formation can be
R. STOCiviiot'SE, G. T. A.
F. II. Rockwell, Ticket Agent.
Depot foot of Tv entieth street.
World's I- air Katea.
Burlington route, C, B. & Q. rail
vay, will sell 30-d.iy limit excursion
tickets to Chicago t nd return at $6.97,
and excursion tickets limited good to
return anydaytosnd including Nov.
15, 1893, at $8. For further informa
tion apply to
M. J. Yocng, Ticket Agent.
H. D. Mack Div. Pass. Agt.,
-?opV Iland, 111.
Davenport Mile Tnek
Races commence Monday, Sept. 4,
and continue four days. Admission,
including grand stand or quarter
stretch, 50 cents. Tuesday and
Wednesday all ladies admitted free.
' Charles Haskixs. Sec
Want a cook
Want a partner
Want to reat room
Want a servant girl
Want to eeii a firm
Want to sell a ho-i-e
Wnt to excOMr amtMoir
Want te hotstbo'.d goc-i?
Want to make any real estate l;r,
Wactto stit or trade fcranyibicz
Want to find customer for anj-Uuna
TSK THESE COLCMNs.
rHE DAILY ARGCS DELIVERED AT YOU R
door ery erenina l tt-HC per werk.
Fjr Btxr a notrsB o? seven rooms.
on Tl.ird avero". bet-ee- 'tventh anil
Twelfth tret. t p;'r at Ae-.rs cJEce.
H' ANTED MAN IX TDlS CITY WITH 150
t''h C-.fi ai to tart a rinh ot osr b f'
r. fvm rr roon b can ei 5y be mice. Bct-n-!
striciy ! -.-im' a d p rsaeer.1 : co in
ocer!'oi in trera ci::e? cuinir.e m-neT. Par
'let witt t requred capi:al. mt as'-r g bn:n-s.
a-idre--: Lw&Ect 4 Ii;.PKis, Neavc Bcilicj.
Citcinn .t i. O.
$12,000 IN PfUMIUM?.
$3 2JO in Sptr"i Causes
Four Races Each Day, One of Whvch
is a Running Race.
BICYCLE RACES Thnrsdav. Sept.
14, at 9:30 a. m.
Steam and electric cars direct to
SPECIAL RATES ON ALL ROADS.
For information, premium lists,
and speed programs, apply to
P. W. McManis. Secretary.
WHEN YOU v. IT
THE -IRLJ'S FAIR
Do not Icrget to tee ?h? ex
hibit of the General Elec
trie Company in the E'.ec
tiicity Building, t e Intra
mural Railway equipped
with Gei eral Electric Com
pany's apparatus, the Elec
tric Lannc:es quippd
with General Elrcuic Com
pany's motors, and the Gen
eral Elect! ic company's Arc
Lighting Plant and Power
Generators in Machinery
suffering from ails.ecu pecnl&r to their cx can
' MOUNTAIN ROSE'1
the reliable uterine corrective and toale will per
manently relieye the mam caref. Book pi viae
tall particular mailed free. Address: boom -Ji
Whitaker Block. Davenport.
Everyone that trade with us is prosperous.
Good Goods and Low Prices cause prosperity to the consu
mers as well as the dealer.
Comparison is convincing, that without blow or Bragadocia,
we are the biggest value givers in Rock Island county.
Increase your Bank account by trading at the
Shoe Store 1804 Second avenue-
Great Sale of
for the next TEX DAYS at very
low prices. Call and see them.
FAVDBITK fiilS STOVES,
all sizes. For economy and labor-saving
there is no fuel to
equal a (las stove.
Ice Cream Freezers.
1615 and 1617 Secoi d Avenue.
1815 Second Ave.
Koester & iWartin
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Alway on hand tbe tmet brand of domestic
and imported cieara. Alt brand t tobacco.
Tbe score of all tbe ball came wi'l be received
L. QLOCKHOFF, Prop.,
1S06 Second Avenne,
Savings Bank deposits taken at
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For this Week.
LADIES' SILK WAISTS Your
choice of any Silk Waist in the
house, have been f 4.9S to $6.75,
LADIES SATTEEN WAISTS And
all cotton waists at
20 per cent off.
CIIALLIES 50) yard.
LAWNS One case 3 in. wide,
The Columbia :
The Greatest Bargains in Stand and Hanging
Lamps ever offered in this vicinity.
This lot ) ad been refnsed by a dealer aft?r thy ar
rived and laid in a railroad warehouse for om? tim
By uking the eLtire iine, which, went into the hundreds
of dollars, 1 bough them at a great sacrifice, which I
propose o give you the benefit to reduce the stock. All
the latest styles, and prices that cannot be dnp icated
anywhere ehe for near the money.
F O. YOUNG, Proprietor.
1728 Second Av.
Fifth Avenue Pharmaey.
HORST VON KOECKRITZ,
Analytic and Ipsii Pharmacist
Is tow located in his new buildine at the corner of Fif:h aveuue
and Twenty-third street.
J. 7. BoE!CTl ELD .
Plumbers, Steam, Gas Fitters,
House Heating and Sanitary Plumbing.
Clothing and Shoe Stores
-Clothine Store 1729 Second
par in exchange for merchandise.
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For this Week.
SILKS Will continue - -ces
on Silks. Oh :.;-.
and all $1.00 silks
Thtse includt.- dre-- -...
FIGL'EKED INDIA ILK-:
been 50c to J ... ,
VESTS Ladies K; v,. ; v. . .
ood as yon usual! v : v
1709 and 1709 Second av-Lu-.
223 Twentieth sir.
in Rock Island County.
Avenue, 116-122 Eighteenth St.