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Till; ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1893.
nr;n.r comfort and improvement nud
to personal enjoyment when
-Hv used. The ninny, who live bet
r''Iirin others and enjoy life more, with
'expenditure, bv more promptly
hiin" the world's best product to
'. ntvds of physical lieins:, will fittest
,v.,liu to health of the pure liquid
itive principles embraced in the
r.'.Mv, Svrup of Fig
i., ilencc is due to its presenting
,'t'ju. form most acceptable and plea
' f tlio taste, the refreshing find truly
i,lVi:il properties of a jH-rfect lax-.Vl-
etlectually cleansing the system,
;.t, :;i'i:r colds," headaches and fevers
, ,,0-iiuuiciitlv curire constipation.
.-,' i-iv.'n satisfaction to millions and
t vT h tlie np!,r,,val of t,,e medical
!,,iV-i m, hccaue it acts on the Kid
v'. Liver and Dowels without weak
t'i'icm and it is perfectly free from
urv nhieetionalile substance,
-vrup'of Fi.'s is fur sale by all drug--in'.'Hie
and ?1 bottles, but it is man
i tare.i by tlie California Fiir Syrup
. mi!v. liise name is printed on every
'k.iu'i . al-o the name, Syrup of Fijrs
i l.7-in-r well informed, you will not
eptaiiv substitute if oil'ered.
STREET CAR CHAT.
T. B. KBIDY.
iiu! nKinaw property or commission,
, t-n'Urt rent.-, alo carry a lint' of first
tn-::r:inco crimp-mie. huiMinj; lor. for
i. i i.fd Hi-rent addition". Choice ri '.cietire
r'j a!! i art of the dry.
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:: :."i:if Jtiicbtll Jt Lynde back.
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W;,.us-i!i- Dealer and Importer of
ines and Liquors
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lerchant -:- Tailor,
119 Kighteeiilh Street.
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Sum .pnerRl New of Interest Concerning
the Iu illc Coiiveaii-PH, Ktc.
More accidents are attributable to
in Proerensiiift Rapidly lnjureil Men
Report for Duty Agalna
The Hennepin Canal club yesterday
the ijritrvrani c of people in not know- afternoon had their fifth excursion on
ing how to ;et on and off a street car the steamer Lone Star and barge,
than any other cause. A motorman There were 5-2 men in the party, ac
says that to do this with perfect safe- cording to the Davenport Democrat,
ty and ease is not difficult to learn if When the captain of the boat in
only a little attention is bestowed formed his passengers that there was
upon it. Tlie ladies are particularly not -enough depth of water to even
careless in getting on and off street reach the outlet of the canal, there
cars, and it is to them more than the was widespread sorrow, but the boat
gentlemen that he commends the fol- was continued on down to Frahm's
lowing suggestions. The perfect ease island, where the party landed and
and jrracu ivith which some people lunched. Commodore Cooro-o Uaihle
board electric and cable
in motion can be seen
cars while was master of ceremonies.
every lav. I Work on llu 11,-iuii-nin is iirnn-ri'ss.
They si in pi carry out the rules ap- ing rapidly from the head of Carr's
ponded. island to the lower end of big island.
When you wish to take a car stand At tl" tormer place the concrete ma
un the right hand side of the street,
on the far crossing, in the direction
tlie car you wish to take is going.
Look toward the motorman or grip
man of th approaching car; raise
your hand with a slight inclination :
the signal will be understood and the
car stopped. Hcfore attempting to
get on. transfer anything you may :c
carrying to the left hand or arm:
stand elose t o the ear: "fra-pthe hand
sonry for lock Sit was completed Mon
day, lhc foundation for lock ( is
finished, and the foundation for lock
:7 will be completed this week, and
the concrete masonrv for this lock
will be put in before the river closes.
The work of building the two em
bankments opposite Milan is going
on rapidly. A locomotive and dump
cars are used, and two gangs of men
are worked, one going on at 3 a. m.
rail with t li . - right hand, step on the!alul dropping work at noon, and tin
lower .step vitfi the left foot, anil von j 1,11111 "oi King irom noon uu p
J. D. Lvnch. who had '.he contract
for about three miles of the canal on
Iig island, finished Saturday,
work is generally commended,
all those who had dealings with
have a good word for him.
I.etliriied to Work.
IVttr Nelson, the man who lor
will tind yourself safely and speedily
on board. As you approach the
corner win re you wish to alight,
signal tlie onduetor. move toward
tin- rear of the car, bidding tight to
the platform or side of the door so
that you will not feel the Midden
jerk made i i stopping; step on the
lower .step: face the way the car is leg on the Hennepin canal just five
going; hold on to the rail with the weeks ago last Saturday, returned to
left hand: stepping oft", alight with work there this morning, having
the right foot, bending the knee ( been discharged from the hospital
slightly, bring the left foot in front completely well. James Inland,
of the right, and you will find that who lo.-t a leg and had his arm so
you have acquired an accomplish- badly crushed in the same way about
nicnt that will be useful to von. a niontli previous, is still in the lios-
NcvergctoT backward or straight
out from th car.
Tin' Intraniiirul Ititilwu.v at the Fair.
In the Intramural railway and its
operation the public visiting the
World's fair is finding one of its
strongest a' tractions. The remark
aide extent of ground embraced
within tlie boundaries f the Colum
bian exposition. making of the
White City :i city among exposition
of magnificent distances, rendered
(die ijiiestioi of adequate and satis
factory transportation of visitors
from point to point within the
grounds mil of considerable gravit v.
Kxpedients siK-li had been utilized
at prc ioii expositions elsewhere,
w hen the bi -t -vstcms then known
wi re ciuploM'il. would not. the director-
weie coii inc I'll, sutlice to
cope with tin- immense crowds,
which woiil.i ilai! flock to the great
est expositi hi the world has seen,
'flu- idea of lining surface cars could
not lie cm ert ai nod on account of
pos-ihlo danger on crowded davs.
and thi left inn one a'tci nat i e an
elevated load. A- the exposition
was to lie s inHoiiea! of the highest
point reached by li'th century civili
zation, t he i perat ion of the road by
steam was nit of tlie question. :unl
the plan tinrlly adopted was an elec
tric elevated railroad running almost
entirely around the fair and obtrud
ing itself ;i- little as possililc. Th
hue consisting ot
double track and l.'.lno feet of sinirl,.
track, was n it laid out until after
the work o: construction had been
pital. and is doing nicelv.
David Sears, who. it will lie re
membered, was badly hurt in falling
from a car mi the canal work a few
weeks since, is hack in his place, al
though he supports himself on
Tin-Conies: in t h-J-:i;li Pislrii-t finally
internal revenue colleetorship
light in the Kighth Illinois district is
at last settled, and Dr. Joseph E.
Wilcox, of Springfield, is the victor.
This was decided on Mondav night,
and the appointment was sent to the
senate yesterday. Wilcox was tlie
third prominent candidate for the
place. Ex-Congressman Owen Scott
was the first, ami having Senator
rainier back d' him, he expected to
win. He wnu Id have done so md
rainier insisted on his appointment,
but Mr. Springer made a strong pro
test against him. Springer believed
that Scott was treacherous to him in
the speakership light, ami he lias
had it in lor him ever since. The
president informed I'almer of
Springer's opposition, and asked him
w hat he t bought of it. The senator
told tin' president he was on Scott's
papers, but that he didn't want to
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4 Soil feet of ' -pi liigi'i . no nan ucciuii'u mat
i ne appointment oi neon woum per
sonally affront him. Springer then
urged the appointment of llickox.
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begun on neirlv ail the fair buildings "l"1 ' ' "' ' 'T1'IIM'"
and manv of them completed, and i h,n ha,I,1 !' not "'"V . '!n hls rw,,,,t
the line 'is iiecessarilv circu i ton s. I fn V 1 1 "," 1 1't Il.i kox was say
The motor c.rs and trailers arc each V- Hngs about urn.
4K feet long. The motors are the I 1 I""' "ct urning here Senator Palmer
most poweifu! railway motors vrt told Mr Springer he would have to
constructed, developing 1:53 l.oVse ' lMM Mr. Hickox springer deter-,,-,,..,.,
.1, Tt,,.,- 7r.. .,r. I f,o- ., I mined to stick to Hickox. however.
I I ,111.1 lio ilid sn until lw V. , i i .. 1 l,,r.
tor from Secretary Carlisle saying
that, in view of Senator l'almer's op
position to Hickox. the latter would
not be appointed. Seeretarv Carlisle
The horse cars on the bridge line ' suggested that a new man be put for
ought to disappear w ith t he opening , ward. Springer and Palmer cou
nt winter. j ferred. The name of Dr. Wilcox
The local public is beginning tl) ' eame up and Palmer told Springer
wonder whv thev don't hear from tll!U " vvotiiu put uucox iorwaru
their petition for electric cars on thej
speed ol .10 miles an hour.
One of tin cars will be taken off
the Tower li le the first of the month.
The Davi nport fc Kock Island
Railway company is already getting
in shape for winter. .With the first
of the inontl the op
the Tower 1 no
upon mot or ears on
ill be withdrawn
and (lie mechanism placed
snow plows on each side of the river.
The Davei port & Kock Island rail
way tried an experiment recently
with a gong in the top of the car,
instead of under the platform, ma
nipulating it with a rope. Put it
proved inipr icticahlo, as the motor
man lost tlie advantage of having his
hands free while ringing the gong.
The motorman should not lie ham
pered in opi rating the current and
brake by a (1 mgliiig cord. The gong
belongs" under the car, where it is
rung by a foot pedal.
A colored man by the name of
Price was arrested by Ofliccr Mul
queen last ecning for attempting to
sell a revolver, lie was taken to tliu
police station, and on being ques
tioned said be was most starved to
death, and ho was trying to sell tin
gun for 35 cints to buy a meal. He
was searched and a" very '.vicious
looking clul found on his person,
but he was let go this morning on
promise of bi tter behavior in the fu
ture. Htevsiinon Club Meeting.
All members of the Stevenson club
are requested to meet at the insur
ance otlico at A. V. Huesing this
evening at 7:30 o'clock. By or
der of A. D. IltKSisG. Pres.
he (Palmer) would endorse him.
Springer accordingly wrote a letter
asking the appointment of Dr. Wil
cox, and Senator Palmer promptly
endorsed it. Dr. Wilcox is an old
and highly respected Illinoisau. He
was surgeon in liob Ingersoll's regi
ment. He has also been a member
of the Illinois legislature.
In Moline yesterday morning
Frank C. Smith, junior member of
the firm of Albrecht : Smith, was
united in the holy bonds of matrimo
ny to Miss Sadie E. Grillith. The
young people are well known both
in Kock Island and Moline and all
wish them joy and happiness in their
Loral World' Fair Visitors.
Louis Kohn returned last evening
from the fair.
Dan Sullivan, Hugh Fitzsimmons
and son Will, have returned from a
visit to the fair.
lien Hart,, wife and daughter Bes
sie returned last evening from an ex
tended visit to the fair.
Mayor Medill, L. C. Blanding and
It. H. MacMullen must be rated as
lirst-class anglers hereafter. They
cast their lines in Kock river yester
day nfternoon and succeeded in land
ing well, they brought home a fine
string of bass at any rate.
The best and quickest work for the
money in the city. T. H. Ellis,
1321 Second avenue.
"Skipped by the Light of the Moon" and
Andrew's Opera Company Next.
The Holden Comedy company
played again before a crowded house
last evening, the title of the piece
being, "True to the Core." It was
well rendered. Miss Kitty DeLorme
and Harry Jackson being in tlie lead
ing roles, as Sprightly and Bobby
Hopper, and they were ably sup
ported by the rest of the company.
T. C. McDouough in the role of Phil
lip Merriway deserves special men
tion. The blacksmith scene in the
third act was very natural, the
belching furnace and the steam trip
hammet being the most notable fea
tures. This afternoon '-Babes in the
Woods." a matinee number, was given
and lonight the company will play
The Captain iii Petticoats."
Fowler and Warmiiigton s come-
dians are to appear at Harper's thea
tre on next Saturday evening in that
most laughable of plays "Skipped by
the Light of the Moon." arid those of
our readers who know a good thing
will not miss the opportunity of see.
ing this funniest of all the farce com
edies. Skipped" was created for
the amusement cd' the public, and it
serves its purpose admirably. The
piece is unique in its comicality and
thoroughly enjoyable, and acted as
it is, by a coterie of artists of more
than usual ability, makes '-Skipped
by the Light of the Moon'-' o.:e of the
most satisfactory performances now
before t he American public.
1.1 .M.iscoll .-.
The musical and fun-loving citi
zens, of Kock Island and vicinity,
will bo delighted to hear of tlie com
ing engagement of the celeorated
Andrew s Opera company at Harper's
theatre next Monday night. This
attraction has boon secured bv the
St. Paul lodge. Knights of Pythias.
This company has been steadily be
fore the public, and is always gain
ing in popularity. It travels in its
own private car. and carries its own
solo orchestra. The opera selected
for their engagement, in this city is
that most laughable of all comic
operas, by Audrain. "La Mascotte."
The opera abounds in eatohv music,
laughalilc situations, and is inter
spersed with many beautiful and ar
tistic dances. To enjoy '-Mascotte"
one does not need to be a musician,
as the music is all on the popular
style. The opera is correctly and
magnificently costumed. Admission
has heen pUu-od at the low prices of
'Jo. :!o and l) cents.
The Y. W.C.T. l'.oi-ial.
The V. W. C. T. I', gave a social
at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. J.
I). Tavlor on Nineteenth street vos
rcrday afternoon, which was not only
a success socially, but financially as
well. The musical programme which
had been prepared for the occasion
was well rendered and consisted of
selections on the piano by tlie Misses
Folsom and Cultoti and vocal selec
tions by Mrs. Liston and Messrs. O.
II. Creel and J. A. Johnson. Light
refreshments were served, consisting
of ice cream and cake, in the dining
room, and at the end of the social
each guest received a souvenir in the
shape of an ivy leaf painted on card
board, which was cut so as to rep
resent an exact fac simile of the leaf.
Each leaf was tied with w hite rildion.
w ith the letters Y. W. C. T. V. on the
back and the date of the entertain
ment. The ivy leaf is the emblem of
the society and no doubt the souve
nir will bo treasured by all as a me
mento of the occasion.
The Salvation Army will have a
big pow wow at its wigwam tonight.
Staff Capt. Addie, division ofliccr of
the state, and Ensign Fellers of New
York, will be present and help swell
the enthusiasm. It is expected t hat
a number of raw recruits will be
sworn into the service, and Capt.
and Mrs. Sprakc will have their
child dedicated to the cause. In
view of the extra attractions an ad
mission fee of i) cents w ill be charged.
Friday evening the Moline contin
gent will be down and help make
things hum. A supper will be served
from f to S.
Between Sunday evening last and
today the house of Capt. William
Thompson was entered by thieves,
and a dress suit belonging to the
captain, and a cloak belonging to the
hired girl, taken. It was discovered
this morning bv the hired girl, when
she came to clean the house. En
trance was made through the kitchen
floor from the cellar. As yet noth
ing elso is reported as stolen. Capt.
and Mrs. Thompson are absent up
After Dr. Carter's examination yes
terday afternoon in the Sinnet will
case. Miss Minnie Sinnet was put up
on the stand to identify certain let
ters said to have been written by
Alanson Sinnet to her father. Eu
gene. This ended the evidence for
the plaintiffs, and E. D. Sweeney was
put upon the stand this morning by
the defendants and is still testifying
The Last Kites.
The funeral of the late Mathias
Volk occurred at 2 o'clock this after
noon, under the auspices of John
Buford. Post. (i. A. K. The pall
bearers were William Kinek. Edward
Wilcox, Ezra Wilcher. Hans Hart
man, William Ward and Fred Hem
- The Weather Foreeast
Continued fair and cool weather,
very little change in temperature;
light northerly winds.
w e are the fortunate possessors
of another lot of those 12.c cotton
batts which made so much stir
at Sc some time ago. Oa Mon
day morning we will place on
sale 20 bales of the lot at the
same price, 6Jc. half price, and
as this is probably the last offer
ing this season at so abruptly a
low figure, you should lay in a
supply now. Sale will take
place at the print counters. At
the same time and place we will
sell 20 pieces Roman and Persian
draperies, an extra good material
for comforts, regular 12.', and
1-Uc goods, for this sales.', e." Mav
not last over Tuesday.
Our wash goods man says that
to make things more interestin"
if possible ho will put in a line
of fancy satines. best goods in
the world for comforts.' at 10c a
yard. They are 15c goods and
the cut in price is for your spec
Our print department is ovc-r-tlowing
with clean, now goods
at prices which are under the
Season began last Saturday and
the cool nights remind ns of the
need of heavier clothing. 25 '
pieces of fancy tennis suitings
go on our counters Monday a.
m. at the trade producing price
of 6Jc a yard. These goods are
worth all of 12c, and are excel
lent for house wrappers, skirts,
boys' waists, night gowns, etc..
etc. It is a corking good offer
ing, and you will do well to
stock up quickly.
There is also a splendid new
lot of loc tennis flannels which
will rapidly disappear at. lie a
yard. Many other items in fall
goods of interest and profit.
A Word About Cloaks.
You know, of course, that our
cloak department is a marvel.
It is seldom that you can save
from $2 to & on a garment so
easily, and be fitted so well, but
it is a a fact that we are demon
strating over and over again
every day. Some of "the
swelh-st and most stylish new
jackets will be ready for your
inspection Monday about noon,
perhaps before noon. Be on
hand: von are welcome.
The alleged "hard times" do not worry us in the least, the
only result being that we will pare our prices closer wherever
possible so as to fit the largest number of pocket-books, and
shall carry on an aggressive money-making, money-saving
campaign for you right along through the winter.
1720, 1722, 1724 and 1726 Second ave.
We will furnish your house complete. with Fur
niture, Carpets, Curtains. Portieres, Shades,
Stoves, Dishes, Blankets, Comforts and Baby
Carriages. Reversible oil cloth. Prices as low
or lower than any Cash House will ask. Terms
of Payment Easy. By consulting us we can ex
plain to yon the folly of paying board when you
can pay that amount on a purchase of goods you
can call your own.
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT.
181-9, 1811 Second 4ver,Uo
0. F. D:WK.NI, Manager TELEPHONE No. 1200
i-Op- n fTei iugs till S o'cl.-ck.
Schneider's Bargain Counters.
Now Readv 16 Counters to select from.
tlrn h MltOfH.
JCofNTEB NO. 2.
AVorth $1.00 for 3.00. ,
Counter No. 4.
Worth 3.00 for 2.25.
Counter Nu. 1.
Worth $5.00 to $,".50 for $o.7.".
Counter No. 3.
Worth $3.50 for $2.7i-.
Counter No. 5 Worth 2.r0 for $1 85
Counter No. C. j Counter No.q7
Worth $-J..r.O to $3.00 for 1 75. j Worth $1.75 for $1.40.
Counter No. 8. I Counter No. 9.
Worth $1.50 for $3.25. j Worth $3.50 to $4.50for $2.00
Counter No. 10. I Counter No.'.ll. f.
Cloth top lace and button, worth I Worth $3.50 for $2.50.
$1.00 for $3.00. j
Counter No. 12.--Uoat shoes worth $2.75 to $3.00 for. $2.
)IIwm Hehoul Mhoro.
Counter No. 13 Counter No. 14
Worth $2.25 for $1.50.
Counter No. 15.
Children's school shoes worth$1.35
to $2.00 for $1.00.
Women's Oxfords and Men's Low Shoes regardless of cost.
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Central Shoe Store 181! Second lm
Worth $1.35 to $1.50 for $1.00
Counter No. 16.
Various Infants shoes regardless
MIXED HOUSE PAItfTfc
LINSEED OIL, WHITE LEAD, ETC.
1610 Third ATenne.
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