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AKQUB, MONDAY ; 'A P ti it; ' 4 . lS'i
fjo'a the mplliod end results -vhen
Svrup of '3 taken; it is pleasant
ind'refroJiiiig t the taste, and act3
wiiily yot promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver r.iul Bevels, cleanses tbe sys
tem c"W'ti!:i!'y, dispels colda, bead
c hes Jui'l ferns and cures habitual
constipation- J?yrap of Figs is the
r:i!r rciiinly of ita kind ever pro
duce!. I'lonsiiig to the taste and ac
prptaMe to the stomach, ! prompt m
its action mul truly beneficial in ita
effects, prepared only from the most
healthy ami agrecablo substances, ita
n,ary exvll-iit qualities commend it
to all al have made it the most
popular remedy known.
jjvrup of Figs is for 'sale in 50c
vd bottles by all leading drug
gists. Any reliable druggist who
may not have it on hapd will pro
cure it promptly for any one who
wiies to try iu I)o not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
v -ihnciscq. cal.
tnuim'-t t !' u .
J. E. KF.10Y.
T. B. EKIDY.
But. tir1 nimiuL'o property on conimIp-
on. Snt.-rrt;.'. i-mrniirt:es for invrtftorti. Some
frmiiluTv.i for purtic di-niiirp cfmforlhble
f.-ini'- n: rrwiiiiUW prices und hngifrnie to mi it
Tiro Insurance a Specialty.
1903 9econd Avenue. upstairs.
Subscribe for Stock
In the Second series of the
Home Building and Loan .Asso
ciation, of Hock Island.
A safrr and better investment
than Government Bonds, be
cause the loans are made only
upon established values and it
pays more than three times as
much interest besides the
amount invested and the profits
can be withdrawn at any time.
Money loaned at lowest rates.
R. A. DONALDSON. Secretary.
t?tri, rtoome 3, 4. 8 anJ 6 Masonic Temple,
Best Line of
CARPETS AND FURNITURE
Ami the larpcHt and ttest line of
IX THE THREE CITIES.
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT,
1S09 and 1811 Second Ave.
vuina, glass, lamps and
That means everything you
use on your table, except linen,
winch I don't keep.
In all. I have,' I try to lead,
both in prices and quality; not
so cheap las to be trash, but
good, at a reasonable price.
Are you interested in
G. M. Looblxt.
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STILL IN THE DEEP.
The Bodies of Leigh Johnson and
Fingal Hill Not Found.
A Faithful St aim From the Time of
the l)iatreelna; Accident to the
Frrnrat Faila to Locate
tlieUi fortunate You na
The drowning of Leigh Johnson and
Fingal Ilill, two of Rock Island's most
prominent young men, brief mention of
which was made in Saturday evening's
Argus, has thrown a gloom of sadness
ever two happy homes, and the bereaved
parents havo the sympathy of the entire
community In their t miction.
The four young men, Leigh Johnson,
Fingal Hill, Hairy Cook and Roy Head,
had gone oat for an afternoon sail in a
boat belonging to the last named voung
man. They started out from the footof
Thirteenth street and were going down
the river. When about opposite the foot
of Ninth Htrcet one of the occupants
changed his position, which caused the
boat to dip water slightly, and a heavy
wave that followed caused the boat to
capsize. The wind was high and the
waves were very cLoppy, and when the
young mea were thrown into the water
their firs', thought was to ding to the
boat. This they did, at d their cries for help
were hear! a moment after by Martin
Remley and James Thomas, who were
working near the river front, and as soon
as possible launched a skiff and started to
their rescue. Their progress was slow,
however, as tbe. rough condition cfthe
river nude il almost impossible to
pull a boat through the waves.
Their loat would dip water every
few rods and it looked for a time as
though they would sot be able to reach
the unfortunate young men who by this
time were benumbed with the cold. A j
number of men woiking in the plow
works 88 w the boat capsizs, but ss no
more sk ffs could be obtained they were
powerlei;s to render any assistance, and
the stru g)e ot the rescuing party was
watched is breathless suspense. The
rescuers worked with a will, and despite
the lashing waves which every cement
threatened to overturn their own craft,
they finally succeeded in getting within a
few feet of the young men in tfciir peril
ous position. They all managed to hold
to the boat until tbe rescuers were almost
to the , when the two who lost their
lives w jre seen to loose their holds and
sink out of sight.
A. sharp lookout was kept Tor their re
turn to the surface, but neither came up
again. It is not known exactly how the
young men were situated, but the theory
is that Johnson abd Hill were on the side
of the boat facing the waves which lashed
into Ueir faces, and being strangled and
benun bed with the cold they let go their
bold'cn the boat, perhaps not realizing
it whe n they did so. The boat in which
Ramley and Thomas had gone to tbe res
cue was almost full of water, and know
tag tt at it would be hazardous to attempt
to tike the other two into tbe
boat, Thomas grasped both by their
coats and I held their heads above water,
while Remley, his companion, started te
full ti shore. Frank Vogel, who had in
the meantime procured another boat,
came to the assistance of the latter, or il
ie doubtful if they would all have reached
shore safely. Head and Cook
were taken to ike engine room
ot tie plow works, where they were
given dry clothing and later taken to
M.'asrs. Remley and Thomas are de
serving of great credit for their heroic
act, as to them the young men who were
saved undoubtedly owe their liyes. Their
trip to the rescue was a hazardous one,
and in the face of the inpending dan
ger would not have been . undertaken by
everyone. A search for tbe bodies was
imn.ediately b.gun and kept up during
tbe night, while anxious friends kept con
star t vigil along the thore in the hopes
that the only solace that can now .be of
fered the sorrowing ones, which is the
recovery of the bodies, could be given
tuetn, but efforts in this directon have so
far been futile.
Eliot Leigh Johnson, the only son of
Walter Johnson, editor of the Union, and
wif j, was 18 years of age, ust verging
into manhood. He would have
gra Justed from the High school next
Jure, and as he had always shown a
cloie application to his studies and a de
sire for scientific pursuits, he was looked
upon by his instructors as developing ev
ideaces ef an unusually bright future.
He was popular with his cksunates and
his less is a terrible blow to bis parents.
7ingsl Hill, like his companion in
death, was about the same age and also
a young man who gave promise
of a useful manhood. He was
student at the High school
an til about a year ago when he entered
Augustana College preparatory to fitting
hi nself for tbe medical profession, for
which he has a decided taste. He was
at one time an efficient carrier of the Thb
A. iocs, and was a favorite among his
school fellows. His death is a great
at ock to his parents. ;
Both young men wore valuable watches.
and it was first supposed that Hill had a
considerable eum of money oa his per
son, which he had been given by bis
fitter to paj an' installment in the Black
Hawk Building and .Loan Association.
but It has since been learned that he made
the payment shortly , before starting on
the ill-fated trip 1
Though a constant search was kept up
all day yesterday and today neither of the
bodies has been foand. - A party of
men with a special equipment for the
purpose will be set to work this eveting,
and every effort made to recover them.
EMPLOYERS ARE LIABLE.
IT They Refaae to fcllve Employe
Two Honrs In Which to Vote. .
Employers are liable to a fine if they
fail to grant their working men two hours
in which to vote between 7 a. m. and 5
p. m., under the Australian ballot law
which is operative tomorrow. In 6rder
that the law on this point may be fully
urderstood, Thb Argu3 republishes 'sec
Any person entitled to vote at a general
election in this state shall, on the day of
such election, be entitled to absent him
self from any service or employment in
which he is then engaged or employed for
a period of two hours between the time of
opening and closing the polls; and such
voter shall not because of so absenting
himself be liable to anv nenaltv. nor shall
anv deduction be made
such absence from his usual salary or
wages. Provided, however, that appli
cation tor such leaye of absence shall be
made prior to the day of election. The
employer may specify the hours during
whifth said employe may absent himself
a? aboresaid. Any person or corporation
who shall refuse to an emnlove the nrivi-
lege hereby conferred or shall subject
employe 10 a penalty or reduction or
wages because of the exercise of such
privilege, or who shall directlv or indi
rectly violate the provisiors of this sec
. i I., i . ...
uuu, sunn oe aeemec guilty or a misde
meanor and be fined in &nv nam tint Ipsa
than five dollars (f5) nor more than one
nunarea aouars 1$1UU).
TH E COLUM BIAX ENTERPRISE
Tlieob rcmnilttf cs to Meet To-.ichl
The Original Committee to Meet
There will be a meeting of the Twin-
City Columbian soliciting committees at
tbe, rooms of the Citiaens Improvement'
Association this evening at wfcich a full
attendance is desired, as a redoubled ef
fort should be made from bow on. Every
day is precious, and there is ao time to Le
lost, as it will require some 'days to com
plete the arrangements after the stock
has all been subscribed.
The original Twin-City committee of
21 will meet tomorrow night in Moline to
make arrangements as to getting the
grounds, etc-, in shape.
The Libbie Conger came up yesterday
and poked her nose into port.
Tbe Verne Swain continues to make
regular trips, and business with her is re
The stage of water at the Rock Island
bridge at noon today was 4:60, and tbe
Tbe Sidney is expected to leave St.
Louis next Thursday aud arrive here en
Saturday. She is said to be in first-class
coaditioa, and will be one of the prettied
boats on tbe river the coming season.
The old familiar rafters are showing up
one by one and river business from all
appearances bids fair to be unusually
good this season. "Quite a number of eew
boat are being launched, nearly all the
old ties are Baking their appearance in
bright coats of paint.
Tbe Verne Swain was struck by a
heavy gale of wind when just above Al
bany on ber trip up Saturday night, and
careened over so that a good many pas
sengers were badly frightened. She
righted herself in a few moments, bow
ever, and pvt into shore, where she laid
until the storm calmed down . DeWitt
Owe, of the Port Byron Globe, dis
played editorial gallantry by seeing that
every lady on board was provided with a
life preserver before he even thought of
John Smith and Charles Job nson were
each fined $ 5 and costs this morning for
The patrol wagon was called to the
corner of Fifth avenue and Twenty-eixlh
street duriDg the worst of the storm last
evening and Officers Schaab, Mulqueen
and Carlson made the damp trip. There
had been a disturbance at the corner
named and Pin Doyle and "Oscar Jones"
were arrested for causing It. This morn
ing "Dan Keating" delivered himself up
for participating in it, and he and
"Jones' were each fined $3 and costs.
The patrol wagon was summoned to
Free's saloon at midnight Saturday night
and brought in an individual, who, be
tween an abundant indulgence in the
amber fluid and coming in contact with
something like unto the kick of a mule,
was in a rather demoralized condition. -
Mrs. Hagdalena Eamke, wife of George
Ehmke. and daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Jacob Anthony, died at the borne of ber
later, Mrs. Joba Hoffmann, 824 Third
avenue, at 1:80 o'clock this morning of
chronic consumption, after an illness of
five months, aged 20 years, 4 months and
2 days. She leaves besides her husband
four children, Mamie, George, lizzie and
Frank, the infant aoa of six montha. The
funeral will occur from St. Mary's church
at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning. - -
STRUCK THE SMOKE STACK
Lightning: Plays Ilavoc at the
Graham Paper Mill.
The Fir. nn't Narrow Kacape Otti. r
KIT. cts of l4t KiKfct'a Be v re
That terriflo thunder clap in the midst
of last evening's storm was not v. Knout
cause. It was the ' effect of the descent
of an electric bolt upon the cbimnev r.f the
Graham paper mill at' Sears. The light
ning struck the tall chimney at about
8:45, completely taking the ornnmenial
coping from its top and shooting down to
the base in a zig-zag fashion,
splitting the structure from top to bottom.
A portion of tbe work thus disloelced
come down "like a thousand of brick" on
the rocf of the boiler room, completely
crusnmg it in. Williim Evans, fireman
at the mill, was in the act of firing: up in
order to have everything in readiness this
morning, and the shock was such as to
knock him down, and he fell headlong
under the grate bars, but quickly recov
ering himself he mansged toi' extricate
himself and regain his feet, his escape
from a frightful fate being almost mirac
ulous, for in the cotton mill a short dis
tance away, Adam Detach, tbe watchman,
was prostrated by the shock.
The chimney was 70 feet high, nnd is
so greatly damaged that it will be ueccs
sary to rebuild it from the ground up,
involving an expense which Mr. Warner
places at 11,000.
The torrents of water which came down
last night threatened to carry away the
dam at the head of Twenty-fourth street,
and people in that neighborhood became
alarmed less their cellars should be
floo.led, and even greater damage done.
, The show case in front of the M. & K.
store was caught by the wind this after
noon and blown down the middle of the
street several yards and finally smashed
to pieces by bumping on the pavement.
The wind did considerable damage in
blowing down fences, sheds, etc.
; Advices were received this morning of
a high wind in the wist, and the signal
service has indications of a heavy blow
here before sundown tonight.
The regular annual meeting of the
stockholders of the Rock Island Savings
Dank tor the election of directors will be
held at its office on Monday, April 11, at
10 o'clock a. m. J. M. Bcford. Cashier.
Is guaranteed to every one who takes
Hood's Sarsaparilla fairly and according
to 'directions. This is rhc
tion of which '100 Doses One Dollar"
cau truly be said.
Have vou seen Ilnnd's Ttinv Ttav n,l
Balloon Puzzltt For particulars send to
U. i. Hood & Uo . Lowell, Mass.
Hood's Pills cure liver ills, jaundice.
rninousness, sick beadacbe. constipation.
I used three bottles of "Mother's
Friend," and when I was sick I never
went to bed until 12:30, and my boy was
born at "3 a. m. with fcarcelv nir min
I will do all I can in recommending it to
expectant mothers. Tour thankful friend,
UK?. D. H WALTEUHUS.
Mation. O., 8ept., 1890.
Sold by Hartz & Bahnsen.
to select from. Why pay 40 cents
to 91 .mi ior wnicn you can
gvt for 10 cents at
C. C. TAYLOR,
1T17 Second Avennc.
d Ei Ei Ei
Did you guess it ?
It Means for Ease.
WM 1" tar"-. wrr
If the lines in this diamond figure do not
appear equally black in all tbe different
meridians, it indicates a defect of sight
that causes nervous head-ache and should
be corrected at once. Eyes tested free.
I- . ' BY
; H. 0. rOLSOM,
Jeweler and Optician.
Our linen stock active and to make this
department more prominent, we shall
offer 250 dozen large, full, three-quarter
pure linen napkins, from 9 o'clock
until noon each morning this week at
95c per dozen. Remember the hours
every morning this week, if they last
but at no other time-
Just placed on sale. A lt of ladies'
very stylish tan colored jackets $3.68
One lot of ladies' new long capes at
A lot of very new and very stylish
drab and navy jackets, large pearl but
tons, silk facing at $3 50, worth $ 10.
Also a lot of children's jackets re
ceived late on Saturday night, too late
to be checked off and marked, but were
bought at a bargain and will be sold
Our dressmaking department on secand floor is getting m better
working shape each day, and we are now turning out finished work
promptly and with perfect satisfaction in every case.
1723. 1722 and 1724 Fkcokd Avairc.
Rubber Boot and Shoe Sale !
Help us make room at
Central Shoe Store.
Met. 's Hip and Sporting Boots S3. OK
" Short Boots 2.3U
Buckle Arctics 1.15
" S. A. Alaskss 75
" Imitation Sandals (Rubbers) ,50
S A. ' ' 5
" S A. Clogs .50
Women's Croquet Rubbers .30
Childs' " 22
B .ys' Rubber Boots 2.00
Dull Finish Overs , -.4
" Rubbers 40
These are all first quality goqds. Seconds are.lC
per cent cheaper.
Harper Hous e Bio ck
Watcli for Prof. Hirtberg,
He will be at Thomas' Drugstore
April 7th, 8th and 9th. Three days only.
Come and have your Eyes tested free and "spec
tacles properly fitted and adjusted by a practical ex
SNo case too complicated for us.
T. H. Thomas, ; ,
Druggist and Optician.
We cannot reach all, but hope to reach you by thii
UNDERHILL & GLASS
PROPRIETORS OF '
If you are hungry give us a call at 1611 Second 'avenue,
next door east of Uoosley'a crockery store.
A fresh line of tobacco and cigars always on hand
B. F. DeGEAR,
Contractor and. Builder,
lice and Shop Comer Seventeenth St. . . TJ , J. T L.J
and Seventh Avenue, XvOCK ISlarifJ.
arA.ll kin ill of carpenter work a specialty. Plant and estimates for all kinds of baiXUasv
famished oa application.
MARBLES for this sale:
8 American agates for lc
10 chimes for lc
BALLS Rattlers 5c
Champion, a regular 15c ball.... 10c
Boy's dead ball 15c
SEEDS Garden Seeds 3 for 5c
Flower Seeds Ac
PENCIL BOX This is a new box
with combination lock, no keys to
get lost, only lOc
Rice Root Scrubs this week 8s. -
1703 Second Ave.
GEORGE IL KINGSBURY;!
1703 mad 1705 Second maie. ' ' "Telepnon. tf jlftt.
SPRING OF 1892.
week "The Styles" for fashionable nii
liners will te determined fcr the sprire
and summer seasons. .-;
Is always awaited with the greitent
interest by all ladies of fashion ia thro
vicinity, as they feel assured of the very
latest and most tasteful millinery tint
can be found in the great fashion cat ,
tres of the east, as well as many cfOjn
London and Parisian novelties wlodti
cannqt be seen elsewhere in the threw
We shall also display several ewat
copies of hats and bonnets designed rjrr
thereat Parisian milliner. The re-
tion of 'Virot' to the art of millinery r
too well known to require cornciv
Our line of Easter No vehiee Umv
complete. L. Prang & Co., are kee-riac
np their reputation in choice book feta
and cards. -. .
Oar assortment of Easter CelluC
Novelties ia similar tri f hnu
Valentines, and onlv have to be seem a
oe appreciated, xney -are aH taishefl
with the emblems suggestive of tbe ttf.
N. B. You are invift tn'en ..