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TAB AKGTTS, WEDNESDAY. JTTLTX 4. 1000.
Tbey won't use anything but natural
weather in their business now.'
Golf goods at Spencer's,
Baj a home of Reidy Bros.
For Insurance E. J. Barns.
For real estate, . J. Barns.
Guns at 1709 Second avenue.
The best shoes at Dolly Bros.'
1709 Second avenue the place.
Patee Crest bicjcles at Spencer's
List your property with Eeidy Bros.
If yon want your property sold list
It with II all & Co.
But a box of fine cigars at the Har
per house cigar stand.
Young lady wishes to start at office
work, see want column.
Thirty-five cent merchants' lunch
at ncon'hour at Harms1 restaurant
Anheuser-Busch bottled beer. A.
D. Huesing, sole agent. Phone 1338
Chief Dispatcher W. E. Scott, of
the C R. I. & P.. fell through a win
dow and sprained his ankle.
Loir prices bears on our competi
tors minds buy a wheel of Lloyd
ion know the high grade kind
The Naval Reserves met for drill
this morning. They are working
hard to be in form for the coming en
The finest line of domestic and Key
West cigars in the city at the Harper
house cigar stand. A specially
of box trade.
M. W. A. band will give a moon
light excursion on Winona and barge
July 9. Bind concert on the boat con
sisting of 25 men.
For tixtures, fans, hells and all kinds
of electric goods, go to the Rock Isl
and Electric Construction company
119. Eighteenth street.
The Burlington's St. Louis freight,
usually leavin? at 6:05 p. m , will be
held till 10:30 tonight and a sleeper
and way car added to accommodate
The degree team of Camp 29, M.
VV. A , will give a moonlight excur
sion en the evening of July 18, the
proceeds to go toward the purchase
of new uniforms.
Every M. W. A. and R. N. A. should
arrange to take in the M. W. A. band
excursion on Winona and barge July
9 to assist the boys in paying for new
uniforms. Tickets 25 cents.
A dounle-heauer train of 29 cars
bearinc 87 threshing outfits from the
Minneapolis Thresher company's fac
tory at Minneapolis passed through
town this morning on Us way to
Ihe funeral services over the re
mains of Mrs. Lena Loeb were con
ducted by Kabbi Arnold, of Chicago.
yesterday afternoon at the home of
M. C. Rice. The remains were shipped
to Ottumwa, Iowa, for interment.
The Vespers, of Rock Island, de
feated the Good Fellowship club, of
Moline, in a game of ball this morn
ine by a score of 20 to 18. The bat-
ter es for Rock I-land. Leonard and
Robb; Moline, Brandt and Madison.
Ten coupons of the M. W. A. band
excursion cnt from TnE Ah;i:s and
presented at Kberhart's piano bouse
not later than July 7 will entitle a
school trirl under 12 years old to a
free ticket to the excursion. No
adults will be admitted on coupon
Parties in search of desirable build
ing lots in one of the choice locations
of the city wi l find it to their inter
est to read the want column on an
other Dftsre. The lots are in McEn-
irv's add tion. E. J. Burns, room 12,
Mitchell & Lynde building, is agent
Harry Ilofer. of South Rock Island,
has been awarded first prize in The
Abgcs carrier competition for the
best carrier and collection service
within a specified time. John Sny
der. John McDonald and Charles
Bleuer were also successful in the
Prof. A. Brown, the celebrated tele
pathic healer, has permanently 1 cated
. r, r- 1 r 1 i
at 1U second avenue, noes, isiauu
and will cure all chronic disease.
also all troublesome habits. Your
relatives cured without their knowl
edge- No medicines; no charges. Pav
a vou nlease. Hours, 9 a. m. to 7
p. in. .
For the annual meeting of the Na
tinnal Educational association to be
held at Char eston. S. C, July 7 to 13,
th Rurlincrton will have on sale
round trip tickets at greatly reduced
rates. StoDovers and diversity of
routes permitted. For particulars in
quire at ticket office.
A strantrer employed on the new
Burlington depot yesterday asked a
fellow workman to loan him a dime
to get a drink. It happened that the
smallest change the latter had was a
$10 bill So he passed it over and the
change has not returned, nor have the
notice been able to locate the bor-
I aui not going out of business. My
goods are guaranteed for one year.
1 have the ouly bicycle bargains in
town $60 cbainiess (bevel gear),
$13 f 60 chain racing models, $36.50.
$40 road models, $28 50. The above
are all 1899 gojds and of the highest
grade. Call and see them. It is a
chance of a lifetime, at Spencer's.
Watermelons have invaded "our
midAt. They come a long way and
are not very large, and some of'tbem
are said to" be really very good. It
l.oks as though the watermelon sea.
on was going to be a long one. The
Muscatine island crop is reported to
be doicg well, so far. All it needs is
the right sort of weather later in the
seat on. The one year in which the
Muscatine island melon growers relied
npon the rainmaker was the year in
wnicn they met with disappointment.
of the Ward Committees
MIS fat for That Porpo..
The committees from the different
wards appointed to conduct the can
vass for the sale of seats for the new
theatre enterprise met at the Bock
Island Clnb last night. Though the
attendance was lessened by the ex
treme hot weather and preparation
incident to the Fourth of July, there
was a representative showing from
the different wards and tte whole
project was gone over by those present
It was thought best to provide a cir
cular letter setting fortn an explana
tion of the enterpnte in concise form
which will be given to the chairmen
of the ward committees for distribu
tion throughout the different ward
as a forerunner to the canvass
In this way it is hoped all the peo
pie will reach a better understanding
of the importance of the matter and
be better informed on the proposi
tion before the canvassers call. Ihe
committee will immediately get out
its circuUr letter, which will be ready
for distribution within a few days
after which the regular systematic
canvass will be taken up.
Fatal Sao stroke.
Leonard Banheluwe, employed
section hand on the C , R. I. &
above Moline, was overcome by heat
yesterday. He started to walk to Mo
line and died on the way.
The body was not found till thi
morning, when Coroner .bcknart was
notified and held an inquest over the
remains. A veraict in accordance
with the above facts was returned
Diilllor Coppers Tip for Flail.
Next week the Davenport police
force will appear in its new uniforms
and helmets, and us far as the depart
ment nas been able to go. it has pro
ceeded in the direction of making thi
equipment throughly regulation and
metropolitan. (. nitl Kessler, mean
while, is showing interest awl energy
in drilling and instructing the for
nearly half of which is made up of
new men, ana bv the time the unl
forms are donn-d will have a credit
able lot of patrolmen under his direc
tion. He has reintroduced the jxtWi
tary drill into the daily regime of
the force, and would like to be able
to give bis men the gun practice that
they certainly should have, and that
an indoor range would make possible
The comparatively light expense that
th'S would entail would be more than
returned he is sure, in the efficiency
of tbedepartment. Davenport Demo
A Katuona London Tavern.
The Mermaid was the name of a fa
mous London tavern frequented by
noted literary men and actors duriflg
tin? rcizn of Ouoen Elizabeth. All the
wit and talent of the time assembled
there for convivial enjoyment. An
thors have made It the scene of great
mind combats between such men as
Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, . Heaumont
Fletcher, Selden, Carew, Donne and
others of reverential memory. It was
the gathering place of the celebrated
Mermaid club, the origin of which H
ascribed to Sir Walter Raleigh. The
Mermaid tavern was located in Bread
street and was handily reached from
three thoroughfares. 6o that it has been
often referred to in various ways. The
Mermaid iu Bread street, the Mermaid
In Friday street and the Mermaid iu
Cheap street were, however, all one
and the same. It was the nearest to
Bread street. The Mermaid was de
stroyed In the great London fire. There
were other Mermaid taverns, one in
Cheapside and another In CornhilL but
they had no such associations as clung
to that of Bread street.
Tolatoi'a Stmt of Honor.
At one music party at Count Tolstoi
a lady s singing displeased the count's
boys, and they adjourned to another
room anil made a noise. Their father
lost patience and went after them, and
a characteristic admonition ensued.
"Are you making a noise ou pur
poser' he asked.
After some hesitation came an an
swer In the affirmative, "Y-y-yes."
'"Does not her singing please you?"
"Well. no. Why does she bowl?" de
clared one of the boys, with vexation.
So you wish to protest against her
singing?" asked Lyeff Nikolaevitcb In a
Then go out and say so or stand in
the middle of the room and tell every
one present. That would be rude, but
upright and honest. But you have got
together and are squealing like grass
hoppers in a corner. I will not endure
such protests." Newcastle (England;
PATENT KID SHOES
Would Draw a frond.
A singer named Gordon once com
plained to Handel of the style of his
accompaniments, which attracted the
attention from the singer, saying that
If he did not accompany him better he
would jump upon the harpsichord and
Very well." said Handel. "Tell me
ven you will do dat, and I vill advertise
It. More people vill come to see you
jump dan to bear you sing."
Myer Have you noticed what a lot
of new houses are being put up all over
Gyer Yes, and I've been wondering
why they don't put up a few old ones
Just for a change. Chicago News.
Sprains or sores, quids or scaius.
erounas or cuts, tetter or eczema, an
quickly cured by Banner Salve, the
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most beaimg meaicine in ue woria.
For sale by all druggists.
We received a limited number of pairs
morning by express so if your size
among them get in early, as they are going
fast. More of them next week by freight
See the Ox-blood Cuban Heel.
PRICE BROS. &;C0., Props. New Location One Door West of Young & McCombs.
WE CURE WHEN OTHERS FAIL.
Oar Electric Machine tor
the treatment of Nervous
and X-Ray work.
Nervous and Private
of Both Sexes.
DR. J. K. WALSH,
Formerly ot Chicago, e-Burgeon-In
-Chief of St.
NERVOUS DEBILITY, Exhaustive drains, Sleep.essness, Threatened Insan
ity, Weak Memory, Mental Delusions, or any other oondltloa due to nervous exhaustion
CATARRH, Dyspepsia, Asthma. Rheumatism, Scrofula, Blood. Kidney, Llvei
and Skin Diseases ean be quickly and permanently cured by our advanced system ot raeC I-
VARICOCELE Is the most active cause of Nervous Debility. Why trett
months with others when we guarantee you a permanent cure In seven days by our palnlca
methods. Hydrocele cured in three days no pain.
WOMEN suffering from diseases peculiar to their sex should consult us. We
have cured many cases given upas hopeless, and we may be able to out you. Surgical
operations performed at vour home It desired. Abdominal and brain surgery a specialty.
THE QUESTION OF YOUR HEALTH is a vital one therefore you cannot
afford to place your case In the hands of those who have had little or no practical exper
ience in the treatment of chronic diseases.
DR. WALSH'S large private practice and extensive experience as surgeon-ln-chief
of St. Anthony's Hospital together with the faot that he has cured hundreds who
were pronounoed incurable by others during the nve years he has been located in Daven
port, proves conclusively that lie is the physician you should consult U you want to get
Best of reference and credentials
Only Curable Cases Taken. u!7;
Sunday 11:30 to 1:30 p. m.
Honrs, t) to 19 a. m., I to S and 7 to 8 p. no
Office 124 West Third Street M'Cullough
Building, Davenport, la.
Our List ot
Fresh vegetables and fruits
is complete and you can
always find what you want
at our store. Read list below.
W aver Melons,
Naval Oranges, Bananas.
Dre ed Turkey, Dressed Chickens.
Spring Cnieaena Oroaaed to Order,
1820 Second Ave.
We Do Not
All of the wheels that
manufactured, but the
We Do Handle
are the ones we
our reputation on.
Twentieth Street. Rock Island.
805 W. Third St., Davenport.
Gllhooly Will be Wel
comed If he oomea. but be Ls a married man
and we nedom see him nowadays.
Others will be regarded as intruders.
If they are smoking Common cgs
the nui t either be allowed i o try ours
or withdraw. One need only put his
head In at my do r to realize that ci
gars are of two kinds.
The Geo. K. lavi and others No
one who smokes the Geo. K. Uvls ci
gar would ever attempt to describe its
delights, for bis smoker would be cer
tain to go out. Whet, be waa at school
Johnny Mahony smoked a cane chair
and he has since s .id f at from cane to
ordinary cigars was not ao noticeable
s the change from ordinary cigars to
the Geo. K. DaTls. We ask no one to
be ieve this, for the confirmed smoaer
of the Geo. R. Davis cigar detests an
aruo.ent oi any kind. Were we anx
ious to prove Johnny's statement we
would simply state drop In at
and try a Geo. R. Davis.
1706 Second Avenue.
The Sales , Grow Bigger.
The Stock Grows Smaller.
The good hews of the Tan Shoe Sale spreads rapidly.
Every buyer has a friend who wants a pair of Tan Shoes
"just like my friend got." We're not going to carry any
Tan Shoes over; they'll not be popular next fall; that is
why we are making these
50c Reduction on All Grades up to $2.
$LOO Reduction on All $3 Qualities.
$1.50 Reduction on All $4 Qualities.
$2.00 Reduction on All $5.00 Qualities.
All colored Shoes included in this sale. Those Oxblood
and those swell light colors in low shoes as well.