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THE ARGUS, MONDAY, JULY 18, 1898.
A MERICAN VICTORIES
r . Are
Its achievements in other ways is also as re
markable. Dainty and tasty house furnishings
are characteristic of this nation. Our stock em
. braces all the creations that make the home
environment the most attractive. There is noth
ing in the line of carpets or furniture that we
cannot please you in. Each year our purchases
THE VERY UP-TO-
The prices we put upon them are within the
reach of all. You do not serve your own in
terests if you go elsewhere to buy before first
looking at our stock. Remember this then and
come to the big store where fair treatment is
the watchword of success.
Cor. Sixteenth Street
fl Dainty aqd
H. F. CORDES,
IS THE AIM AND
Rock Island Steam
Now looted In their own new building at 1814 Third Avenue
Drop a poital or telephone the wagon will call
"A FAIR FACE MAY PROVE A FOUL BAR
GAIN." MARRY A PLAIN GIRL IF SHE USES
PARI DON &
Paper Hangers, Calsomlners, etc
Always Glorious Ones.
and Second Avenue
Cool and homelike at this season
of the year, can lie furnished
from our graceful and handsome
gems of the cabinet makers' art.
in center tables, corner chairs,
gilt chairs and tete-a-tctes, parlor
and curio table, reception chairs,
and our exquisite parlor suites.
Our prices will attract as well as
ISO 2 Second
ON SOILED LINEN
OBJECT OF THE
THE OFFICIAL ORDERS,!
Calling of the Illinois U. V. U.
to the Rock Island
IBOM DEPABTJUNT COMMANDER.
Recite Some of the Features of the
rroponed National (lathering and Re
fers In rat riot le Termi to the Sig
nificance of the Great August Re
union. Department Commander E. M. Wil
cox, oi the Illinois Union eterans
Union, has sent out the following
with reference to the coming national
encampment to be held in Rock Island
Headquarters Department of Illi
nois, Lmon cterans Lnion, Kock
Island, 111., July 15. Iy8 One liy
one our comrades are entering "that
rieen tent whose curtain never out
ward swings.1' Year by year our
ranks are thinned by. the "ruthless
schythc of time. Comrades, let us
touch elbows once again licfore we
shall break ranks forever. Let us
once more tell the story of heroic
deeds in the times that tried men's
The national encampment of the
Union Veterans' Union will le held
at Rock Island. 111., from Aug. 9 to 12
inclusive. Come one, come all, and
make this encampment the most
memorable in the history of the or
der. The citizens of Rock Island,
Davenport and Moline have spared no
expense or work to make this meet
ing enjoyable to everyone. The prin
cipal features of general interest will
be a mammoth camp lire in Daven
port; a grand war concert in Rock Isl
and; a trolley car parade through the
three cities to the famous Wack Hawk
Watch Tower; a trip to the arsenal,
where the government has 2,504 men
employed iu turning out equipments
for our armv, and a steamboat excur
sion on the '-Father of Waters.
The hotel rates tier day will be as
follows: Harper house, $2.50:
Rock Island house, $1: Commer
cial house, fl; Kimball house, Daven-
jiort, $2.50 and $3; St. James. Daven
port, 2; Keator house, Moline. $1.50
;tml $1; Windsor, Davenport, !fl
Other hotels will entertain for fl. If
necessary, private houses will enter-
taiu for l. The national headquarters
and the department headquarters will
lie at the Harper house. It will also
lie the headquarters of the Woman's
Union Relief ijnion. Reports of com
inands, with per capita tax, are due at
the adjutant general's ofliee not later
than July 2o. It is hoiied that this
department will not be compelled to
report anv command as delinquent
Delegates to the encampment should
be selected at once, and their names
reported to these headquarters, from
winch credentials will lie promptly
issued. The department stall will re
port for duty to the adjutant general
at department headquarters.
With sorrow we announcetlie death
of Gen. I). W. Wardrop, department
commander of Massachusetts. The
sympathy of this department is ex
tended to the bereaved family and
ine general commanding desires
hereby to express his thanks to the
comrades for the favors he has re
ceived at their hands and to the gen
cral-in-ehief for his courteous con
lour department commander re
cently visited Washington and had an
interview with our comrade. Presi
dent McKinley, in regard to his at
tendance at our national encampment.
lie promised to be with us if possible.
and will feel very much disappointed
if he is unable to attend. Ou account
of the unfortunate circumstances of
the war. we fear that he will be un
able to attend.
The comrades of the Grand Armv
of the Republic are cordially invited
to participate with us in all the pub
lic exercises oi the encampment.
All uho liear the proud title of old
soldier are heartily invited to join us
E. M. Wiu:x.
L. C. Daigiii ktv. Adjt. Gen.
Some Special Feature.
Ill connection with the special fea
tures alluded to in the general orders
it may be stated that the war con
cert will include 200 voices, and there
will be music and tableaux devoted
to the pending war, in which 1
young ladies will represent America
and 13 Cubans in the struirrrle for
Hltert v- I
Chairman T. J. Medill. Jr., has
mil toe of the U. V. U. encampment at
the covncll rooms tomorrow eveniii"
For Over Fifty Tear
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has
been used for children teething. It
soothes the child, softens the gums,
allays all pain, cures wind colic, and
is the lst remedy for diarrhoea. 25
cents a bottle.
There Is no Question About It.
No question, indeed, with those
who have used it, bat that Foley's
Kidney Cure is absolutely reliable "for
all kidney and bladder diseases. For
sale by T. H. Thomas.
Bob Moore, of Lai a vet te. Ind., says
that for constipation he-ha found lip
Witt"? Little Early Risers to be perfect.
They never gripe. Try them for
stomach and liver troubles. T.
H. Thomas. A. J. Riess and M. F
Ba hnsen druggstis.
Gcarsnteed tohacco habit care, makes weak
men strong, blood pure. 50c, tl. AH druggist
AS OTHER TOWNS SEE IT.
Compact Baseball League Is
An article was recently published
in The Abgus in relation to the fu
ture of the Western Baseball associa
tion, in which, among other things, it
was said if the game was to be con
tinned, a more compact league must
Says the Ottumwa Courier: "And
the Rock Island paper is not the only
one that is talking that wav now".
Down in Quiucy, where they thought
Sidney Frick was the whole cheese.
they are beginning to realize the fact
that a club run by a board of home
directors is much lieetter for a town
than if the club is turned over to one
man absolutely. And Dubuque peo
ple are also of the same opinion, and
thev have tried both ways. Mr.
Frick wanted to come to Ottumwa
very bad. and made the Ottumwa di
rectors the same proposition that
tiuincy accepted. Rut Ottumwa peo
ple were of the belief that it would lie
much better for the town and club to
nave ine eiu i) managed by home eo
ple, even though this meant a large
amount of work for a few men. And
the disgrace brought upon Quincv
and Dubuque by 1 rick and Sullivan,
and their methods has borne out the
oener. msenaii can lie made to pay
in wiuimwa wiui a league that is
made up of cities close together, and
tne salary limit cut down. One trou
Die wan tne western association was
that the rivalry became so great lw-
tweeu the cities that players were se
cured at no matter what salary, with
the result that the Western associa
tion clubs were paying higher salaries
than the Western league, and also
playing better ball. The large
number of Western association
plavers that have secured berths
in the league will bear out this asser
tion, with a compact league the
railroad fares would Ik; much less
and that is a gruat item of exiionse.
Anotuer thing is the president s sal
ary. mere is no need oi paying
f i,uw a year ror a president's salary,
iieside his expenses. I here are plenty
of influential and wealthy men who
have the time to devote to it and
take enough interest iu baseball to
iceept the presidency of a league
without salary save their expenses,
Aiioiner waste oi money was paying
umpires f i.w a month, and such uni
ptnng as we had at the start of the
season was outrageous. Seyenty-hve
dollars a mouth is good money, and
plenty of men can lie secured at that.
With players' salaries reasonable and
other expenses kept down a league
could lie organized in Iowa that would
pay in every city."
BISHOP NICHOLSON HERE.
IHfttlnsulihptl Prelate of Milwaukee Con'
llrniM at Trinity.
!:. T T V; Ll - .1 i.
jimiu isaar i. aMCIIOlsoii, ine (US'
tniguislied prelate of the Episcopal
diocese oi Milwaukee, continued
class of eight, two adult males
and six girls, at Trinity church
last night. The class had bean
prepared by the curate of tht
parish. Rev. E. F."Gee, and was pre
sented dv the rector, Key. K. F.
Sweet. The bishop, after administer
nig the solemn rite, delivered
beautiful address to the candidates
iMsnop it-unison. who is one
of the foremost of the church's Teat
leaders on the American continent.
preached able ami impressive dis
courses at both the morning and even
ing services. He is apart from his
force and eloquence, a man of mag
nificent presence. In a word, he is a
From llelliioy to Sailor.
Fred Vretman has a letter from hi
uieim. ticcrge . Moite, who is on
the United States ship Newport
ueorge was a oeiinoy at the Harrx:
house and went to the front with the
Moline Xaval Reserves. He savs
I.. ,-. ...
uis iciicr. wnirn was written at hev
West, July 13: ' This is an awful
life to one not used to it. We are
going to New York City tomorrow
We were coaling ship yesterday
and you ought to have seen me when
we got through. I was black, bu
looked a shade lighter after a scrub
bing and a shower bath. I am on the
gunboat Newport. We were with the
Havana blockading fleet, and arrived
here last week."
Roes for Divorce. .
Louise Hubbard, of Rapids Citv
I 1 f
ins in-iui smi ior divorce in the cir
cuit court through her attorneys. Me
v asimu oe mc asKnn. hhe accuses
her husband, Charles Hubbard, to
w hom she was married Feb. 11, 1895
w ith desertion, alleging that he left
her July 12 of the same year. She
asks permission to resume her mai
den name, Louise Sherman.
A Child Enjoys
the pleasant flavor, gentle action, and
soothing effect of Sypup of Figs, when
in need oi a laxative, ami if the fathe:
or mother be costive or bilious, the
most gratifying results follow its use
so that it is the best family remedy
known and every family should have
a bottle. Manufactured by the Call
forma Fig Syrup company.
Don't stop II im.
He has a bad attack of colic and
making for Thomas' drug store after
a bottle of Foley's Colic Cure. 25
cents. For sale by T. H. Thomas.
Doal Tobarrs S.tt tm4 Karat Tsar Life Awsj.
To quit tobacco easily and forever, be mag
netic, full of lile nerve and vieor, take No-T
Bsc. tbe wonder worker, that makes weak mm
strong. AU druesista, 50c or II. Cure euatsn
teed Booklet an1 sample free. AdJfcss
Sterling Remedy Co . Chicago or New York,
Rock Island Continues Her Usual
Healthy Growth in the
Past Two Years.
THE CA5VASS IS JUST COMPLETED.
YV. I- Sweeney, as the Representative of
the Hoard of Education, Finds That the
Increase Since 1806 In I'opulatlon of
Persons tnder SI Has Been 108 ruplls
and Teachers In Private Institutions.
Rock Island has continued her
usual healthy grow th in population
duriug the past two years, as is evi
denced by the returns of W. L.
Sweeney, who has just completed the
chool sensus lor the board of educa
tion. The gain in population of per
sons under 21 vears of age is show n
to lte 108. The total now is 7.401. This
represents about one-third of the in
habitants of the citv, which according
to that wav of figuring, places the
opuiation at TZ "Jv.i.
The following table gives the nnm
ber in each ward according to sexes
2 g t H
i. !;! a 5?
!r- a? sx c
WARDS. :!.: 5 & " 2
ili s I ji
: 5 : S5 :
. - ft ri . -
: - . t-s : : S
a Bj- ? r
First 3wi &VI T4S 5V! hSi) 111)
Second WT 413 780 550 615 11.
Tuird 3T 7 774 W4 M Wtit
Fourth Sit SKi 4H1 4I 3-.fi W7
Fifth 2tt SHI; SS9 4- 4.V s.iT
Sixth !&4 3W 7i 5i .NM 1117
Seventh Sell 4."n 780 751 711I.'S
Total ess: -iVv. son? xTtisawimiii
In the Private Schools.
ui the above yJ are pupils in pri
vate institutions, divided as follows:
Augtistana college, 560, 387 males
17;l females; St. Joseph's school, 150,
50 males, 100 females; tiernian Lutli
an school. 110. 62 males, 48 fe
males; St. Mary s school. li4, 76
males, 78 females; Mrs. Roessler's
German and English school. 12.
males, 4 females. There
teachers in these schools.
The Pilot went up w ith two barges
.... . . .... 1 . . "
.ine satellite came up with one
The Ruth, Gardie Kastiuan and
Saturn passed up.
i lie stage oi water at b a. m. was
3:50, at noon 3.55; temperature 'Jl.
1 he erne Swam. City of W iuona
and W. J. Young, Jr.. were in ami
out as usual.
Travel over Rock Island bridge
yesterday footed up: Fool, north
1.80;J; south. 1.836; total. 3.6H'.
Teams, north, 751; south, 735; total
1.486; street cars, north. 17. south
97. total. 194.
The w ater is stationary at Le Claire.
hut tailing at all other points
ine indications are that the river
will experience but slight changes
lrom DuhiKiuc to Kock Island in the
next 21 hours.
Iturklen's Arnica Salve.
The liest salve in the world for cuts.
bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum
fever sores, tetter, chapped hand
chilblains, corns and all skin erui
lions, and jtositivcly cures piles e-r no
pay required. it is guaranteed tc
give perfect satisfaction or money' re.
funded. Price 25 cents iht box. For
sale by Hartz & Ullemever.
Attention, Old Soldiers.
The manufacturers have instructed
T. H. Thomas, druggist, to give
bottle of 25-cent size of Foley's Colic
Cure free to the lirst soldier of the
civil war who applies for same.
is the great remedy for chronic diar
rhoea, cramp colic and all bowel vouv
rhousauds of persons have lx-en
cured of piles by using DeWilt'
Witch Hazel Salve. It heals prompt I
and cures eczema and skin diseases
It gives immediate relief. For sale
by T. II. Thomas, A. J. Riess and M
F. B.ili u-cn.
is the expression invariably
used by the ladies who see
our swell line of Ladies'
Jewelled Watches. They
arc not only cute, but they
are durable as well. That's
our main point. Wo com
bine DURABILITY WITH
throughout our stock. Not
only so with ladis'
Watches, but with our
(cuts' Watches. There are
three points to rememlier
when mrchasing a Watch
quality, style and price.
We can suit you in every
one of these points, as our
aim is '-sell to please."
I J. Ramser,
H.iv us repair your Watrh.
We repair m'-re Watch
and repair them better than
can be done elsewhere.
At 3 o'clock each afternoon thi
week we will offer a lot of Indies
Crash Dress Skirts
full lengths and
a piece. No re-
full widths at 29c
Another lot of the 1.50 Linen
Crash Skirts at 98c, all week if thev
Ladies' fancy Denim Skirts, fancy
trimmed, and Spanish flounce, (2
value, this week $ 1.25.
A clean up of Women's Shirt
Waists. One small lot of handsome
pattern Waists, about 8 dozen, not all
sizes of 50c Waists for 25c.
6 dozen (72 Waists) 63c. 75c and
88c values go at 8'Jc, may lie vour
A lot of Madras and line Gingham.
stylish Shirt Waists, values of these
to $1.50. About 15 dozen, several
tvles, to close at (Jlie. 6Cc.
Meu's Soft Percale Shirts, 2 nice
laundried separate collars, real fl
values, this sale 50c
Men's Outing Shirts of imiorted
scotch xeuuik. real value VI. 40, we
sell them for less than cost of mater
Men's and Roys' Cotton Sweaters,
just the thing for camping or outing
trips. 2.H-, 4c and 48c.
IS OUR AISSEX OS
Jnpsuiese Straw Porch Seats, lariie fire
f351icyeles for 19.30
H5 Bicycles for i5.oo
And Be Comfortable.
It's the weather
swelter in a heavy suit, when for less than
a clay's wages you can purchase just what
you want to keep you cool and make you
feel and look comfortable.
f Our Regular Prices.
f To close out
price for Men's, Boys' and Children's.
Rnic' ihirt Wnictc
a m0 jj ir 1111 iruiuiu
f Verv Chean.
Mother's Friend Waists,
1804 Second Avenue.
He arc offering
High and Low
feet. Shoes that
S07 TWENTIETH STREET,
We close at 6:80 except
00 e s
A few nctes regarding s price goods thtt can tw fonnd by look
leg t tb!s 1. Here ere eome ptic-s we juot: Spring novel
ties in suits tbe prlees range from f20, tJ, fI2 mod op.
The prices in tbe spring trousers range from ;5, fS.JO, .
t.6G and opwsrd. Ccme in and see ocr fine line.
Gus. Engln, Utniger, 1803 Sue:, kn
We place on sale 1.250 vards of
choice Wash Goods, consisting of
Dimities. I'rinU-d ludia Linons. Or
gandies, Ilarred and Checked White
Nainsooks, values 121c. 15o and 18c
a yard. To make a long story short.
we say take your pick at 81c.
l.tMMj yard's of Cotton Challies. while
thev last 10 vards for 25c.
Remnants of Wanh tioods.
Except ional opport unity re 11111:1 uts
of 10c, 12c and 15c law ns. Organdies,
etc.. clean Vm up quick, a yard. .V.
Remnants of 18c. 20e and" 25c Or
gandies. Scotch Dimities. Canvas
Cloths, Piques, etc.. out they go at,
kt yard. 10c.
Remnants of imported Swisses. Or
gandies, etc.. S5c. 45c to 75c a yard,
take them away at. per yard. 15c.
Just marked down to close at bait price and
lew. tlian half. 1 Jooo .ir. English una Frisian
Walkirg Huts, fancv straw and (ani-v trimmed
from tl w and tZ aU down to TV.-. Take vour
pick. There arc plums here. Kverv one can't
net the bot. Ho early.
A lot of roufh White Straw r.nirlhb Sailors.
Iilack ornavy hamK up to tl tallies. ntnJe
tbey last e. A!te.
A hit of fancy mixed Straw Sailors 10 close
at lc. worth four to live times ibis price.
Still left, quite a number of tlmse ('rash
Wheel Hats, which will be closed out at SSc:
-w You certainly will appreciate this liar
gain. EIGHTEENTH STREET.
V tndow A wumKs, all ready to have til
any imluw, no trouble to put up or
take down, complete atl.RT
Croquet Set for 4tc
172, 1722, 1724. 1726. 1728 Sucond Avenue.
for Thin Duck, Linen, Al
and Summer Pants. Don't
all our Straw Hats. Half
& La VELLE.
Rock lUand, III.
rare bargains In
Shoes for tender
always fit . . . .
- DOLLY BROS.
Wednesday and Saturday.
"Thinking is but an
Idle Waste of Time
Unle it is practically applied.
If you are in need of Wall Taper
now is the time to dtiy at the
Adams Wall Pajnr 'o. fireat re
dactions in all lines for the "pring
eJearinjj ale. See the lesutiful
papers at tbe lowest prices at the
ADAMS WALL PAPER CO..
110, 1J, S14 TWENTIETH ST.