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THK AltGTjjs, TIIUltSIJAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1893.
Friii--1 comfort ami improvement and
ill to personal enjoyment when
lit'.v usol. Tlio many, who live bet
rtlian others and enjoy life more, with
,s expenditure, by more promptly
'liitini! the wM's best products to
,. luvt'N of physical iK'inir, will attest
.. value to health of the pure liquid
!itive principles embraced iu tlie
hpi'.v, Syrup of Figs
1:-, xi clleiice is due to its presenting
t!' f.irm most acceptable and pleas-
the taste, the retresliinnml trnlv
m final properties 01 a jterieci ia.
v: cilectually cleansing the system,
n, colds," headaclies and fevers
,1 permanently cuiinir constipation,
has satisfaction t millions and
t with t!ie approval of the medical
.f.-ssi.m, because it acts on the Kid-v-.
Liver and 1'owels without wcak
ini: them and it is perfectly free from
rv n!iiee:ionabK substance,
-vruii 'i.f Firrs is tor sale by all drag-t-
in "Hi' nnd SI bottles, but it is ntan
i. tun'ii by the California Fit; Syrup
, . , 1 1 1 v . whose name is printed on every
kaL'i'. also the name, Syrup of Figs,
,1 in iii'.' well informed, you will not
lit any substitute li oilereu.
T. B. KE1DY.
icl! ami mar.airo property cn commiB-ion.
i om-y. rn'lcrt rent , also carry a lire of Erst
ii:nir:inrc ron'.patiie?. liuilJins lotf for
6 i. .n!" 'Iu-tl.Q'iTtiit atld:t.iiTis. Choice rc!id(?iice
:'y'i a'.; i:irt of the city.
t I. 3I'::r!irl; Jt Lyriilf buMJic;, cr"r.nl
,i. -':i: of Mitchell & Lynde bank.
'V:"'irVN-iKs -MM -tmr tfoin iK
V!io'e.ile Dealer InjxTter of
iiies and Liquors
K'lG nd 1C1 Third Av
-:cresor to II. V. KNPTJ
119 Eighteen',.!! Street.
:1 and WnrtmnnOiin 1'iifir.
1"'! Mi- r.est.
iutii),' and Repairing Done.
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Afternoon Festivities of Yester
day's Annual Gathering.
ELECTION Of OFFICERS COMPLETED.
The Toast ami the KexponKe In the After
noon Topic or Interest DiHrnssed, nnd
Past History KecHlled The Old Settler
or Adjoining Counties Assemble.
The Old Settlers' association, of
Mock Island county, after adjourn
ing for dinner yesterday, met rtain
at 2 o'clock, nul the following oflieers
were elected for the ensuing vear, in
addition to the president, Michael
Hartzell, whose election was men
tioned in yesterday's report of the
First Vice President Fred Oshorn.
Second Yi e President S. V. Me
Master. Third Vice President Cvrus Mil
ler. Fourth Vi -e President A. M. Hub
bard. Secretary J. 11. Clelan.l.
Treasurer G. II. F.d wards.
Fec u t i ve t 'o m mitt eo He n r v ( 'a se,
.M. J. McKniry, Fred Osborn.
After the i-leetion of oflieer. Dan
iel N. Ileal, the retiring president,
spoke his valedictory. This was fol
lowed by the inaugural -address of
the incoming president, Mr. Hart
zell. Then followed an address bv
M. J. McKniry, and in which as a
young representative of the old set
tlers, Mr. McKniry set forth some of
the early tistory of llock Island
county in a particularly interesting
The T ;ists and Kesponses.
The several toasts were then re
Our Pit die Schools." (now) bv
Superintendent C. H. Marshall, which
was received with favor ami enthu
siasm. "Our Public Schools." (then): the
response, wis rendered by Fred Os
born. ;and in this Mr. Oshoru show
ed the adva it ages and disadvantages
attending school i) years back.
Music or Pioneer Da vs." bv A.
M. Hubbard. In this Mr. Hubbard
grave a histt ry of Hoc-k Island coun
ty's tirst bs id. and not only was it
well set for h. but was a source of
instruction to all who lieard it. His
speech was highly appreciated and
brought !ia,-k the memories ,.f 4
and oo year- ao.
Our T in Ciiles.
The Tw 11 t'itics" b V. M. l'datid
ing. Mr. H.andingset forth tin t arlv
history of 1! u-k Island and Moliuc.und
early ri'tniiiiscciiee.. of l'.lack Hawk's
'J'ower. Hi particularly dwelt upon
the subject ct unison. After a short
biography of l'.lack Hawk, lie re
lated some i-f the eariv historv of
'Fort Arm-tnng. "The Town- of
llock Island and Molitie." said he.
were tiotlntig but
l-"ts. At tiiat time tie- countv st
was SfcveiiM)!!. now named I'.ock Isl
and. Tlie t ity was tint incorporated
until 1 11. and after many years our
city has rxtown to Hie one of the
principa! cilics of the I'tiited States.
Among the early industries and in
corporations which enlivened our
town was the C. i:. I. & P. railwav.
the C. P.. . and the P,. I. & P."
tx ke o
education m our
ities. the advance of prosjieri
seribt i the io;mlat ion of Mo
nt a v
t v: ib-
line as com 11; from the New Eng
land states, and, that of llock Iland
as coming from Kentucky. Tennes
see and oth -r southern states, and
conclmled bv saying: "1 am no
prophet, tier am I a prophet's son.
but I candi llv think that one day
our two cit es w.il be one. It
not lie in yi ur d.ay. nor in my
but '5 will ome in 1 iie eo in in g
eratiotis. Mav (iod bless the
dties. and may our hojes
thotio-hts it: thi- direction -otne
Our Fr ternities." by Dr. J. W.
Morgan, was. at his own request,
omitted on a premise of tin address
at some fu ure time. After liiaiiK
ing the association for the honor bo
stowed upon him. he again promi-cd
at some tut ure gathering of the old
settlers to respond.
And thus ended the day's festivi
ties. A 1 join in I'ioneers.
At the thirty-seventh annua! meet
ing of the Old Settlers' Association
of Scott co ttity at the fair grounds,
at Davenport yesterday, t he follow
ing officers were elected lor the ensu
ing year: President. J. M. Kldridg:-:
secretary. ! C. McKown: treasurer.
Israel Hall. In addition to these a
vice-president for each tow nship was
also chosen. A poem was read by
Mrs. Follett. of LeCIaire. and other
business was transacted.
The annual picnic of the pioneers'
society of Muscatine county was
held at Muscatine yesterday.
A Novel Kiilertiiiniuenl.
The Ladies' Auxiliary of the Y. M.
C. A. has a -ranged to give an enter
tainment it the association building
Thursday evening. Sept. 21. Sup
per will be served .from G to 8 o'clock,
and ice cream and cake w ill be on
sale during the evening. Several
novel and attractive features will be
given duri ig the evening. As the
proceeds are for the purpose of
furnishing the new rooms the friends
of the organization should accord
the ladies liberal support in their
I. M. I'.. Attention:
A special meeting is to be held to
night of th 3 Iron Molders' Union to
arrange for the funeral of Albert
Hug. A ft 11 attendance 5s desired.
Johk Beatty, President.
The Koek Island Dhttrlt-t Convention at
Yesterday morning's proceedings
of the Rock Island District Baptist
convention, at Moline, opened with a
prayer and praise service led by Ed
ward Cool, of Cordova. The tirst
business of the session was the elec
tion of oflieers for the Young People's
Baptist union, which resulted as fol
lows: President O. L. Benway.
Vice Presidents Theo. Truxell.
Rev. K. P. Brand. S. K. White.
Secretary and Treasurer Leonard
Committee on Nominations Ira
Martin. Lily Wilson. C. G. Taylor.
Board of Directors Revs. T. S.
Young, William Morrison, L. II. CotT
man and Mrs. Edith Brown.
The committee on resolutions re
ported as follows:
1. That we endeavor to place the
oflicial paper, '-The Young People's
Union,' in the hands of every mem
ber of our unions.
2. That we urge each union to se
lect one or more of the Christian Cul
ture Courses for study during tiie
Ik That the oflieers and board of
managers perfect some plan by means
of which the suggested course of lec
tures may be presented, especially to
our weaker churches.
-I. That the members of each
union so prepare themselves that
they may be used by the missionary
committee of the association in car
rying out their plans to whatever ex
tent may be desirable.
i. That the expenses of the pre
siding oflieers and society be de
frayed while they are" visiting
churches in their ollieial capacity bv
churches so visited.
The resolutions were signed by the
committee. T. S. Young. Maggie Mil
ler am! Annie L Breton. Dr. Tavlor
gave an interesting talk on junior
organizations, and the B. Y. P. union
adjourned. There were oil delegates
present from !." unions, which have
a membership ot Mo. m
Snmlit School Work.
The Sunday school work of the
convention was (.pencil at lo:;"!ii with
J. W. Welch, of this city, hi the
chair, and Rev. William Haigh. sec
retary of the Home Missionary so
ciety, presented the claims of' that
society. Rev. K. L. Scholield opened
the discu-sion of the topic --Doctrinal
Teaching in the Sunday School." and
was followed by several others who,
without exception, urged that there
should be doctrinal teaching in the
The chairman announced the fol
lowing commit tees:
Enrollment Mrs. Alice Campbell.
Miss Carrie Elliott. Mrs. Cool.
Rosohn-iens Rev. R. S. Shaftoe.
Miss A. Young. L. D. Edwards. Thos.
Kerr. Rev. William Morrison.
A genera! ti is cu ion of Sunday
school topics occupied t he remainder
of the day.
The feat 11 res of tlie evening meet
ing were a song service led by Theo
dore Simmon, and discourses on
Sowing." by Rev. R. H. Shaftoe.
and Reaping." by Rev. William
Before adjournment this morning
the association outlined a plan for a
semi-centennial celebration at Rock
Island next September- a year hence.
CONDITION OF CROPS.
l'ust Week in Illinois ami Iowa lie
The Illinois weekly
bulletin is as follows:
w as slight ly aliove
the een'er. where
above. Except in t he cxtrt me
the rainfall has been below
average, with an excess of sun-
sinne. v urn. except 111 tew locali
ties, is poor and ripening fast, much
being cut for fodder: many sections
are safe from frost. It cannot now
be benefitted by rain. Grasshoppers
and chinch-bugs are doingconsidera
bie damage in a number of sections.
Many pastures are injured beyond
redemption. Fall plowing is greatly
impeded hy the hard, dry condition
of the ground. Some fall seeding
has been done. 'The feeding of stock
lias been general throughout the
Outluuk in Iowa.
The Iowa weekly crop bulletin is
as follows: Another hot, cloudless
week inteiisilied the drough and in
creased damaging effects. The mean
temperature was seven degrees above
the normal. Little more than a
trace of rain fell. The power of the
sun wassomewhat mitigated by hazy,
smoky weather. Corn has been
pushed too rapidly toward maturity
for full development, and late tields
will be light weight. Three-fourths
of tlie crop is beyond frost damage,
and .'' percent will be safe in a week.
More than the usual amount of cut
ting has been done. Pastures are
very dry and many farmers are
obliged to feed their stock, thus re
ducing by two months the feeding
prospective surplus of hay and other
forage. Tlie soilds so dry that com
paratively little fall seeding has
been done. The area of fall wheat
is much smaller than under faror
THE FAIR RACES.
ine fc vents at the Davenport
The crowd in the grand stand at
yesterday's Davenport fair races
was considerably larger than
that of Monday, and the amuse
ment proved of better qualit3".
Starter McElroy had arrived from
Chicago and was in place to call.
In the 3-minute class for purse of
$200, J. S. Gilniore, of this city,
drove his mare, Agnes and made a
record for her as the following, sum
mary will show:
Aenes 1 1
ftolHTlittii 4 o
Eiirl Kins: X ii
hush Wilkes 1)
T-iite, a.3T!J. u.
The pacing free for all for purse of
.00. best :'-in-f, came out as fol
Juliet 5,1 t o J
Ai bert E . . 1 -J 3 1 2
Lull) McOrr '.v 8 3 a 3 S
Time. 2 .'li, i il. Hi, 2j.
The 2.2(j class for $200 purse re
sulted as follows:
l:inily Inn 9 1 1
Hunter w il . es V.V.. ..... 1 3 'J
flora Wilkes .'." 3
Tlie liiinnini; Knee.
The fourth race, the half milejdasli.
best 2-in-o heats for purse of $200.
was given to Ansolo in straight heats.
Little Ell second and Mora third.
w ith time of ;, and o2' .
A Very rieiisant Kvent on t lie Island l ast
A very pleasant su, prise party
was given Miss Maggie Grealish by
about -io of her friends at her home
at Rock Island arsenal last evening.
The evening was pleasantly spent by
all. and at 12 o'clock supper was
served, and then dancing was re
sumed until about 1 o'clock.
The following were present:
Vajrgie Tracy. Macgie Haw-on
Maine Set '.nciilc!
M Oaki s,
Tom Feent y.
John (forma ii.
Maine Wi hie.
Kmm 1 (Jiirojan.
T .1 Ttvan,
James O 0. nnor.
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Kniet Soa iue:s,
Molii.e .Tor-ie Ier .Tame Pi-.'ir.
St. Lou's limit r.
ISimrd of l.ilueation.
The board of education met in rcg
lar monthly meeting yesterday after
noon. The follow ing bills w ere al
lowed: " .
Kramer & li:euer 1...: 5
l-ieorjre U hinir-lmrv
Silver, Runlet! & Co
Huriinston School Furniture Co
S. S. Kemble
I'ldike & Nxuobs
'. W. Stewart I 05
II. D Fo'som 2li .VI
John K'ikiJ 40
Henri Dart's Sors - IS!
Kock Island Fuel 10 105 ti"
M . Yerbury 4-1 SS
Kock Island Gas Co i SO
Kock Islander 11 (Hi
Koek Island Amu? --'1 00
Vii'on I'riminst Co is 711
Raker & Houmn :03
llayee Jc CH aveland
On recommendation of the 1
ing committe. $1.00,1 was allowed
John Yolk iS: Co.. on extras for No.
4 foundation. The coal bill of sil.j!.
81 was ordered paid by Oct. 1. The
committee was authorized to approve
tlie necessary changes in the base
ment windows and doors, and they
were also instructed to substitute
tile floors for hard wood in the two
main entrances of No. 4.
The teachers" committee was au
thorized to pass upon all disputed
eases of tuition.
-Is now in, and we invite in
spection to the seasons novel
ties in Mens, Boys and Chil
dren's wear. Particular at
tention is called to our line of
BOYS' AND CHILDREN'S
Style, fit and durability combined with ex
tremely low prices are the features of our
new Fall Stock.
SEE our Hickory, Combination and Rough
and Ready Suits, famous for their excel
lent wearing qualities.
Simon & Mosenlelder,
Rock Island House Corner.
Furnitare Me Sales
Without long-tailed words, the ;
statement in plain clothes is that the ;
manufacturers of furniture have
found out that if they will give j
us their best material designs and '
workmanship and not try to humbug
with prices, w e can give them quick
money. " .
"vYe have just placed on sale a car- '
load of bedroom suits ranging in i
price from lo.oO to 35.0'
These are by far the best values ever placed in this market for
the money. Kven the cheapest set is hard wood double top tine
bevel mirror, and the tini.-h nnd workmanship are as good as or
any set you could buy elsewhere for from $18 to f 20.
FOLDING BEDS .l'.t to 4." these are special
WAKDHOBES ln to $20.
You can't equal them elsewhere for price, stvle. quality or
finish. There has been a kind of raee-horse rapidity to the way in
which the legs of tables, bedsteads, couches and other furniture
have moved oft" some to freshen up old houses, and others to be
hid away until ready to move into the new house.
u;; !Cash or Easy Terms of PaymentNo Extra Charge.
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT,
Ed McEnary gave bonds of $100
for his appearance before the circuit
The "urv in the case of Knos v..
LWoolenscroft. brought in a verdict
for the plaintiff for loij damages.
The argument of the attorneys iti
the ease of Ferkler vs. the Daven
port heirs haye not. been begun as
yet. although the evidence is all in.
The damage case of Mrs. llosa
Hotter vs. the City of Hock Island, is
now iu progress in the circuit court
before a jury composed of William
Dohrn, Ilenry Benks, Jr.: Ericks
l'ruva. oous l.iong. weorge isrttner,
Thomas Martin. Jr.: Eugene Sliep
pard. John Kay. Jacob llager. Sam
(iibson and W. C. Wilson.
C. Y D?.'VEND. Manager.
25iT"t ?!). (rverires till S o'clock.
1Si9, 1S11 Second Avenue
TELEPHONE No. 1205
Schneider's Bargain Counters.
Now Ready 16 Counters to select from.
Hen m KhopM.
Cor.NTKIi No. 1. I .C'OLXTEK No. 2.
Worth $5.00 to $5.50 for $:?.75. Worth $4.00 for $3.00.;
Counter No. S. J Counter No.-4.
Worth $3.50 for $2.75. j Worth $3.00 for $2.25.
. . Counter No. 5 Worth $2.50 for $1.85.
Counter No. t. j Counter No. 7
Worth $2.50 to $;.X for $1 75. Worth $1.75 for $1.40.
W omen's N'lncn.
Liteitl World Fair iitor
I'rank Mixter. wife and sou.
the fair this morning.
John Brady left for Chicago
evening to visit the fair.
The Misses Millie and Beckie Cohn
went up to the fair this morning.
Misses Hose Barber and Emma
Sehroeder return from the fair to
night. Mrs. 1'. (irady left for Chicago this
morning to visit relatives; she will
see the fair before returning.
Lieut, and Mrs. J. F. Bell, of Ft.
Riley, are visiting Capt. and Mrs. T.
J. Buford on thir way home from
l.U-puHed to Wed.
Sept. 12 Harry Boyce. Emma
J. W. Heuring, Maud Crandell,
13 J. W. Griffith, Samantha E.
Powell, Des Moines. Ia.
w Mail Carrier.
Out of 16 men examined in the
Rock Island division, under the civil
service law for mail carriers recent
ly, six were successful, as follows:
Andrew J. Tucker, William T. Sex
ton, Leo J. Deisenroth, Louis, Sie
mon, M. F. Hogan, for carriers, and
J. A. Johnson, for clerk.
Counter No. s.
Worth $1.50 for $3.25.
Counter No. 10.
Cloth top lace and button.
$4.0' for $3.0i).
Counter No. 9.
Worth ?3.50 to $4.50 for $2.00J
CounterGNo.; 1 1.
Worth $3.50 for $2.50.
Counter No. 12. ti oat shoes worth $2.75 to $3.00 for $2.
WiMn Mfhiitl Mfiore.
Counter No. 13 Counter No. 14.
Worth $2.25 for $1.50. i Worth $1.35 to $1.50 for $1.00
Counter No. 15. ' Counter No. 1G.
Children's school shoes worth$l. 35 Various Infants shoes regardless
to $2.00 for $1.00. of cost.
Women's Oxfords and Men's Low Shoes regardless of cost.
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Central Shoe Store 1319 Itmi Aveaae,
MIXED HOUSE PAlNTfc
LINSEED OIL, WHITE LEAD, ETC.
1610 Third Avenue.
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