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TELC AEeUS. TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 1899.
Fair tonight and Wednesday; warmer
Today's temperature 7S.
3. H. Sbuiik, Observer.
Golf clubs at Hjnes'.
Golf goods at Spencer's.
Bay a borne of Reidy Bros.
For insurance, . J. Burns.
For real estate, E. J. Burns.
Iranboe bicycle $25 at Hyneb1.
Fatee Crest bicyc'es at Spencer's.
List your property with Eeidy Bros
Ask for Huesing's soda and mineral
McCabe's greatest of August clear
The largest Hue of ladies1 brooches
at J. Ramser's.
A good supper for 25 cents at Robb's
Telephone Huesingfor A. B. C, the
king of all bottled beer.
Hall A Co. for real estate and in
surance. Read their ad.
Order Huesing'g soda and mineral
waters. Telephone 1338.
Watch Walker's show windows for
bargains. That store is full of them.
Christian Endeavor supper at Robb's
II 1 1 . t - L. - .
euaesuay evening, supper 2t cents.
Eighteen molders at Deere & Co's
struck for a 10 per cent increase to
Take a look in at J. Ramser's and
see the beautiful line of watches and
Davenport forwarded to the relief
fund for the hurricane afflicted Porto
Ricans yesterday, $1,000.
Remember and get your supper at
Robb's Wednesday evening. Supper
is cents, bupperirom a to a p. m.
Albert Swanson, nijrbt clerk at the
Peoria, has been transferred to Galva
R. G. Simpson, of this city, takes his
The Naval Reserves are to be ten
derad a banquet at Armory hall
Thursday evening by their mothers
Tomorrow is the last dav of the
great sale at Young & McCombs'.
Don't fail to attend. There are bar
gains for all.
If you want your share of the
plums be on hand with the early
crowds at McCabe's great August
County Supt. of Schools S. J. Fur
guson examined 19 applicants for po
sitions in the Rock Island county
Davenport races Aug. 15, 16, 17 and
18, special train will leave C. R. I. &
P. depot at 12, noon, running direct to
track, returning after the races.
Tho people are coming from far
and near. The great event of the
summer. McCabe's August clearing
s tie. Fail in line. Join the crowd.
A social is to be given tonight by
the ladies at Trinity Mission chapel,
Seventh street and Fourth avenue.
Seasonable delicacies will be served.
The last day. Tomorrow will be
the last day of Young & McCombs'
special sale. Get in on some of the
bargains. It's a money 6aver for you.
Never before were so many start
ling bargains grouped into one big
ad. as are seen in McCabe's announce
ment for their annual August clearing
Money loaned on personal property
such as household furniture, horses,
wagons, buggies, etc., without pub
licity or removal. Eastman & Co.,
1712 Second avenue. Office open 9
a. ru. to 9 p. m.
Curtis llitt, son of A. J. Hilt, gen
eral superintendent of the Rock Island
road, was run over by a train
last week at Dynart, Iowa, and had
his left limb badly crushed and the
right limb broken. The injured man
was operator at Dysart.
Prof. Bunkerr, the greatest clair
voyant in the United States, tells
everjthing correct and never fails to
satisfy. Mr. Bunkerr is the 'only man
milliner in this part of the country
and his millinery parlors are over the
S. B. & S. shoe store in Davenport.
Clairvoyant readings strictly private.
The mothers and sisters of the Na
val Reserves are making arrangements
to givtha lioys a banquet at Armory
hall Thursday evening. There will
be good music and speaking, to which
everybody is invited. Ladies are re
quested to furnish cakes and to have
them at the hall Thursday afternoon.
Frank P. Blair has closed the deal
for the purchase of 10 lots in the east
ern end of the city for use by the Ter
minal company, mention of which has
heretofore been made in Tub A kg us.
The price paid was $12,000. The
property is on the south side of Third
avenue in the locality of Forty-second
After the fund for the Harry Max
well vehicle was closed last evening,
an additional dollar was handed in
with request . that it be applied as
Trie Only High Grade Baking
Powder Offered at a Mod
NONE SO GOOD.
r n w i x
f BADE BY
. TRUST. J
coming from a friend. This increased
the total of the contributions to $61
I As the amount for the purpose de-
2 sired is now more than ample
further contributions are desired.
There is a good prospect that Judge
Dillon, the well known attorney and
administrator of the Jay Gould $70,
000.000 estate, will be in Davenport
next month and address the old set
tlers' meeting. He will be extended
a hearty invitation and from the tone
of past letters addressed to J. M. 1
d ridge it is probable that he will ac
cept. The old friends of the judge
will be happy once more to shake
hands with one of the brainiest attor
neys of America.
A Surprise Party..
Some forty Davenport friends of
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Lamphere gave
them a surprise last night by calling
in a body at their home on I went y
first street. .The evening was pless
antly spent in various amusements.
crames. music, impromptu sonars ana
speeches, and a general good time
was enjoyed until a late hour.
Scale la Adopted.
The Sylvan Steel works, which is
controlled by the trust, has adopted
the Amalgamated association s wage
scale, and the mill will resume as
soon as some repairing now under
way is completed.
A Vindictive Reptile.
The fer-de-lance Is found on the is
lands of Martinique and Santa Lucia,
where the natives counteract Its virus
with a decoction of Jungle hemlock.
and the basis of Its grejvsome reputa
tlon seems to be the fact that it does
not warn the Intruders of its haunts.
after the manner of the cobra or the
rattlesnake, but flattens Its colls and,
with 6llirhtly vibrating talL awaits
If the unsuspecting traveler should
show no fclgu of hostile Intent, he may
be allowed to pass unharmed within
two yards of the coiled matadore, but a
closer npproneh Is apt to be construed
as a challenge, and the vlvoron, suI
denly rearing its ugly head, may scare
the trespasser Into some motion of self
defense ho may lift bis foot or brand
ish his stick in a menacing manner. If
he do?s, lie Is lost. The lower colls will
expand, bringing the business end.
neck and all. a few feet nearer; the
head "joints" llko a leveled rifle, then
darts forward with electric swiftness,
guldMl by an unerring Instinct for tho
selection of the least protected parts of
And tho vindictive brute Is ready to
reieat Its bite. For a moment it rears
back, trembling with excitement, and.
If felled by a blow of Its victim's stick.
will miap away savagely at stumps and
stones or even, like a wounded pan
ther, at Its own body. ropular Science
A Silent Rebuke.
A curly haired small boy sat In a
Fourteenth street car just at tho time
of the day when tho cars are most
crowded On Thursday afternoon. A
worn looking woman, evidently his
mother, sat beside him. At Fifteenth
street a particularly buxom woman of
middle age crowded Into the car. There
was no seat for her, and she stood glar
ing at the boy. Later her displeasure
vented Itself In words, and she express
ed herself freely to the woman who
stood text her about women who let
their children occupy seats while ladles
are standing. The worn looking wom
an flushed, but made no move to have
the boy surrender his sent. The buxom
woman still glared and still expressed
herself with extreme frankness. The.
boy sat still. At N street the mother
rang tho belL As the car stopped she
put her arms around the boy and lifted
him to his feet, half carrying blm to
"Won't you take this seat?" sho said
to the buxom woman. "I am just tak
ing him home from the hospital."
And as the car rolled on tho buxom
woman looked warmer than the weath
er warrauted. Washington Post.
Dirt For (be Dlrtr Onea.
"In several of the provincial towns,"
writes Mr. Uansotne, "one finds hotels
said to be conducted on the foreign
principle and certain Japanese hotels
liave a foreign side. The European ac
commodation In such places is, as a
rule, terrible. The rooms are dirty,
the beds are rickety, the bedclothes are
apparently seldom washed and the ta
bles and chairs are seldom capable of
standing on . more than two -legs at a
"When I first went to Japan I could
not understand how. on the foreign
side of the Japanese hotels, the accom
modations could be so inferior, when
the Japanese portion was kept scrupu
lously clean. One would naturally
think that a people whose houses were
so spotless would revolt at having a
portion of their premises In a filthy
"But. as explained to me by the land
lord of one of these hybrid establish
ments: 'Foreigners arc dirty by nature.
They go about their houses In their
boots, and consequently they cannot
wish to have their rooms kept in prop
er condition.' "Literature.
Take a Hint.
This is the time of year when it be
hooves you to be careful of what you
drink. You take no chances when
you drink Carse &
Foley's Kidney Cure has been
tested and found to be all you claim
for it. I have been giving it to my
father and it is the only thing that
ever helped him.' writes George C.
Hickock. Curtiss. Wis.
Dog days. Don't run any risk.
Keep a bottle of Mull's Lightning Pain
Killer with you. Kills any pain in.
stantly internal or external. Saves
life. Doctors prescribe it. 25 and 0
cents at T. IL Thomas' drug store..
The Largest Assort'
merit and Lowest Prices
la the City at
1615, 1617, Second Avenue.
TIME IS VALUABLE
to almost everybody
and it will save you
both time and money
by watching this space
and ordering by phone.
For this week we have:
Cauliflower, Wax Beans,
Summer Squash, Green 1 leans.
Celery. Egg Plant.
Lettuce, Lima Beans.
Water Melons on Ice.
Dressed Chickens. Ducks,
Spring Chickens dressed to order.
The Success of Cooking.
It Is said that clothes make the man.
Why not attribute the success or failure of
your cake to the pan it vai made la. A good
carpenter Is known by his toi'Ls; why not esti
mate a good cook In the same way. Our kitch
en equipment articles are of the best made
and of good material. Will stand wear. Cost
doesn't amount to much. Come and see our
supply and get prices.
EC K HARTS
Per Cent Money
Properties released from banks and
building associations and loans pranted
for a period of 3, ft or 7 years, or if pref
erable loan can be redeemed by yearly
or half yearly installments of principal
and interest. In the latter cane, inter
est to be computed and charged on
balance actually owlic at end of
each year. Money to belp you buy a
borne, build a borne, pay oft a mortgage,
pay back interest, or taxes, lift liens,
stop foreclosures, or eflect necessary
Improvements. Money to loan on
life Insurance policies, legacies, inher
itances, undivided interests la estates,
real estate in probate, leaseholds and
annuities, Money to finance mentori
ous inventions, or to pisce patents on
the Kogliso and American markets. If
requiring auonry on any class of se
curity, write to or eaU on
195 La Salle St..
FIRE-BUGS! $200 REWARD.
The premium payers of "the state are main
ilniac a fund by oopuiar obaorlBUoa from
walest Is offered a
Reward of $200
Bv the nndersUrned association for the arrest
and eoBTtetioa of any incendiary la any of la
PBOPKBTT OWNERS FTRB ASSOC! ATTO
Beck Inland. IU.
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EVERY CHILD'S SUIT IN THE HOUSE
ONE QUARTER OFF.
Child rens suits,
mm., mm jai jhwv TrmfVm
1729 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
SHE EXPECTS YOU
To use good paper paper
with some style. It is lack
ing in compliments to write
to her on any other kind.
Our writiDg paper offerings
have the necessary compli
ments in every sheet and en
velope. . This is only a side
line with us, our main busi
ness is filling doctor's pre
scriptions. A J. RIESS,
TIWFf TTCT Cornerof Fourth Avenue and
ImlUUlOl, Twenty-third Si., Rock Island, 111
Get Out of the House! That is What M.
this Is what we are saying to them, and we are going to
make It our business
3 to 16 years, vestee suits, one-fourth off.
Doubled breasted short pants suits, one-fourth
the way we have marked them.
1.50 SUITS ONE-QUARTER OFF CI tQ
MAKES THEM pi.l
$1.00 SUITS ONE-QUARTER OFF
MAKES THEM I OU
$2.50 SUITS ONE-QUARTER OFF 1 QQ
MAKES THEM... I.OO
J 50 SUITS ONE-QUARTER OFF O CO
$4.75 SUITS ONE-QUARTER OFF O R7
MAKES THEM.. 1
$5 75 SUITS ONE-QUARTER OFF A OO
MAKES THEM f.vlt.
$8.80 SUITS ONE-QUARTER OFF C CO
MAKES THEM u,uo
boys9 and children's crash suits, half price.
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ne s Glove ana Fur
1616 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
FINE TAILORING . . .
A few notes regarding fall goods that can be found by looking
at this ad. Here are some prices we quote: Novelties
in suits the prices range from $18, $20, $22, $25 and up. The
prices in the fall trousers range from $5, $5 60, $6, $6.60 and
upward. Come in and see our fine line.
to see that they go.
$1.25 SUITS ONE QUARTER OFF
$2.00 SUITS ONE-QUARTER OFF
$3 00 SUITS ONE-QUARTER OFF
$4.00 SUITS ONE-QUARTER OFF
$5.00 SUITS ONE-QUARTER OFF
MAKES THEM ..
$6.50 SUITS ONE-QUARTER OFF
$10.00 SUITS ONE-QUARTEU OFF
115 and 117 W. Second St Davenport.
For all kinds of gloves
and furs. Best and
largest stock la the
west. All kinds of
goods made to order.
Fall stock of sporting
& K. Says to Their
IS THE FACTOR THAT DOES
Blouse suits, one-X
off. That Is
3.75 rj3P ?t I
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