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YOUNG & McCOMBS,
Prices, have their first
A Gorgeous Display of the New Dress Goods, Fabrics
and Silks, including our own exclusive importations,
the newest conceptions of the world's fashion makers
in Cloaks, Capes and Furs. The beautiful New Laces,
the New Gloves, correct weights in Underwear, Drap
eries and Linens, are truly marvels of value.
Our Tin and Granite Ironware all silence competi
tion. There is a saving on every counter, in every
shelf, in every aisle, on every floor, at this, the season's
New Dress Goods.
Special prices for this woek only:
Ut 1 36-in. ISrocado fancy
w.tjuM suitinps worth up to S7jc
p. r yard, onr salo price SL'Jc.
I.,.t S-i2-in. Ladies' Cloth in
!:. k. tan, myrtle and pray worth
r,j to 7.c per yard, our sale price,
l. 't 3 42-in. Corcrt Cloth in fan.
ex r:Tcrt worth up to 85c, our sale
I.t 43 and 40 in. Fancy suit
ing. (French stylos) worth" up to
ti'i'. our salo price 44c per yard.
l.nt 5 4-in. Fancy black in Jac
inr.N. granites, nattics and solicls
worth up totl.i'O, our salo price,
iih every dress pattern over 12
;'.r',a waist lining 6c a yard.
Cloaks, Jackets, Capes.
Fur capes, genuine Astrikan
C-M1-. 30 inches long, 95-inch
eep. fine satin lining, only f 12.99.
U u't invest a dollar in furs,
nr. jackets or cloaks until you
r.d en us or write us. Remember
v can save you from 30 to 50 per
ii-nt tin any of the above goods.
Blankets and Comforts.
Mir leader, extra heavy blanket,
!"- cotton, exceptionally good
!"- all wool gray blanket, real
til u- t, onr sale price, $2.98.
K'.ankt-ts red, blankets white,
Adams Wall Paper Company,
310, 312 and 314 Twentieth street.
Kiggest Store. Biggest stock in the three cities.
3, $4 and $5 Shoes
For Ladies and Gentlemen are
not equalled for style, fit and
Children and Misses' Shoes
Our Children and Misses' Shoes
for School Wear are just what
Adams Can Please You.
Give him a Call.
Cor. 18th and Second A v.
the originators of Low
Fall Opening Sale.
Boys caps unequalod tor the
price or quality, our sale price 25c.
A full line of shirting flannels. 30
inches wide, in checks and stripes,
all wool, sale price. 25c per yard.
Hnck Towels All linen fringe
Huck towels, large size, will sell
later at 20c, our sale price, 15c.
A child's chair, perforated seat
and back every other store in the
three cities will ask you 85c our
sale price, 15c.
A genuine imported German steel
scissors, every pair warrauted fin
est quality of goods, our sale price,
The sensible sad irons, sold the
world over at f 1.85 per set, our sale
Clothes rack, equal to 40 feet of
clothes line, our competitors ask
1.25, our sale price, 69c.
Compass saw blades of tho best
makes, others ask 15c, onr sale
100-piece dinner set, semi-porcelain,
matched at f9, our sale price,
See onr fine China dinner sets
worth $35, our sale price, (21.75.
After dinner coffee cups 9c up.
The Zanesrille cooking crock,
worth 25c, our salo price, 7c.
THE ARGUS, WEPNESD A SEPTEMBER 26, 1C04.
Lures W. H. Goodburn into
THEN RELIEVES HIM OF S25
She is Arrested and the
Bound Over in $200 Bonds
A PORT BYRON SCANDAL.
Charles MeUgar is Charged
with a Serious Crime.
The Dog Tax Cases and Oth
er Police News.
W. H. Goodburn, a traveling sales
man, while walking down Nineteenth
street, near First avenue, last even
ing, caught a glance of the bronzed
countenance of Evalica Finch, a
disreputable negress, who abides
on Fisrt avenue. When he got
a little closer she winked and he re
ciprocated; 'twas a go. The two
strolled aloni nntil Kvaline's domi
cile was reached. The door was
opened and she bade him enter.
They talked awhile, getting very af
fectionate. She got her hand into
his pocket and took his purse, emp
tied it and put it back. But he
didn't know it. They both kept lov
ing each other. After some time
was spent in fair Evaline's companv,
Goodburn left. He reached after his
pocketbook sonio hours afterward
and got it. but nothing was in it.
He suspected Evaline t nnm n,l
immediately reported his troubles to
me jfuiii:C, Bnu v-api. ivramur located
her. She cave nu of the mnni
but could not account for the other
o. fcvaline spent the night at po
lice headquarters, and this morning
was given a hearing before Magis
trate Schroeder, who bound her
over to the circuit court in $200
bonds for grand larceny.
Sensation at Port Byron.
Port Bvron is worked Tin tn ornr
- v .
heat over a scandal there invelvin"
two 01 the best known families in the
tow n. Charles Metz
Metzgar, having been bound over to
me circuit court for criminal assault
upon the person of a girl w ho is the
ward of Miss Sue Shcppard, the lat
ter having adopted her from the
home for friendless children in Dav
enport. The allegation is that young
Metzgarmetthe girl about two weeks
ago shortly after dusk near the school
house, and that forcing her into the
grounds, assaulted and outraged her.
The facts about the matter were sup
pressed until Miss Sheppard's broth
er, W. c. Sheppard, or Genesco,
heard of them, when he at once took
matters in hand and brought Metzgar
to the bar of justice. The young
man plead guilty to assault with in
tent to rape, in the preliminary trial
before Justice Whiteside and was
bound over in bonds of $1,000, G. A.
Metzgar and S. 1). Metzgar furnish
ing the required security.
For violating the wide-tire ordi
nance William Huber was fined $6
and costs by Magistrate Schroeder
Rosa Uetter, John Hetter, Luke
Hemenway, Thomas Connors and Max
Helfrich were each fined- (2 and costs
this morning by Magistrate Schroe
der for failure to pay dog taxes.
The case of Albert Let tig for the
same offense was continued until 4
o'clock this afternoon. About fifty
more warrants are being issued to
day, and everyone who fails to com
ply with the ordinance will be
As David Williams and Henry Mil
ler, two suspicious looking individ
uals, were about to board the Peoria
train last night, they were arrested
by Officers Etzel and Weigand. When
taken to the station and questioned,
the men told the officers they went
from house to house cleaning grates
and stoves. In connection wi h this
work, no doubt, they have been doing
some stealing, for on their person
was a lady's solid silver hairpin box,
two heavy gold chain bracelets with
lockets, a necklace with heart locket
and containing pearls in the center
of it, a pair of gold cuff buttons hav
ing three ruby sets, a paper knife
with oxodized silver handle, and oth
er articles which are supposed to
have been taken from residences in
the city. They will be given a hear
ing Satardav. "
Tli Modern Hesaly
Thrives on good food and sunshine,
with plenty of exercise in the open
air. Her form glows with health
and her face blooms with its beauty.
If her system needs the cleansing
action of a laxative remedy, she uses
the gentle and pleasant liquid laxat
ive, Syrup of Figs.
M. & K. for underwear.
Bom Brokers Excarskm.
The C, M. & St. P. railway will
run their home seekers' excursions
on the following dates: Sept. 11 and
25, and Oct. 9. Rate one first-class
fare plus $2. Tickets good to return
20 days from date of sale.
E. D. W. Holies, Agent.
Combination suits at 11. & K.
AM. Ps.br tMU Bveatac
With Cow BelU.
Some twenty Moliners came down
to Rock Island last night, were joined
by a few of our local bicyclists, and
paraded the streets for an hour or
two, eacn carrying a cow-hcu or
some sort of instrument with which
to make a noise. The evident
purpose was to make a burlesque
oat oi tne resolution introduced bv
Aid. Dauber in the council, asking
tnat an ordinance oe arawn up pro
viding that bicycle riders carry lan
terns at night and bells in the dav-
lime, for the protection of pedes
trians. At 9:30 about thirty of the
gay cyclists went to Aid. Dauber's
residence and serenaded him with
their bells. Mr. Dauber took kindly
to it, ana invitea mem in, entertain
ing the boys for about an hour most
Carrie a Ton Par.
While the riders did not intend to
create any disturbance, leaving
peacefully and thanking Mr. Dauber
for the hospitality, some of the crowd
came down town' and started in to
see how much noise could be made.
When it was carried so far as to be
come hideous. Oflictr Weigand ar
rested two of the number, Ed Prues
and Herbert Copp, who gave bonds
for their appearance at 4 o clock this
afternoon, ltues is an expert wheel
man from Omaha, and was attending
the races at Davenport.
Chief Sexton, after considering the
matter tnis mormog, nnallv con
eluded not to prosecute these two
young men, as it was impossible to
capture all of the offenders and not
caring to discriminate.
ON THE TRACK.
The Big Race Meeting at Davenport Open.
The big race meeting at the Daven
port mile track opened yesterday af.
tcrnoon. In the judge's stand were
J. S. Gilmore, oi iiock Island; Wal
ter Chambers, of Davenport, and J
K. Chambers, of Omaha, while J. P.
an Tuyl and Harry Newell, of
Davenport, and W. T. Kohn, of Mon
ticello, held the watches, and Charles
Loper was starter.
The first race, the 2:40 trot, was
won by Monologue, with Minnie Wil
son second, and l.iton third. Time,
2:23, 2:24, 2:2SJ.
The 2:35 pac ing race was won by
Joe Nelson, with Ophelia second, and
Ithuriel third. Time, 2:17. 2:1CJ,
The 2:17 trot was won by Maud C.,
with Magby second, and Brazil third
Time, 2:152, 2:16J, 2:16.
Today's races are the 2:20 pacing;
Z:3U 3-vear old trot, and 2:27 trot.
Tomorrow will appear the 2:15 pac
ing; z:2'j trot; iree-ior-au trot, and
the roadster pacing class, together
wan ttie appearance oi Robert J.
and Joe Patchcn for the $4,500 purse.
The Bicycle Rarrs.
ine di cycle races wbicn were
postponed on Friday of fair week on
account of rain, were run yesterday
aiternoon. ine races were princi
pally to dispose oi tne medals which
the Fair association had made for the
bicycle feature of its week. Paul E.
Kellar acted as starter; M. A. Steele,
of Rock Island, L. E. Jones and J
M. Parker, of Davenport, as judges.
The first race was the quarter mile
open, witn cnarics ;cnake, A. B.
lavlor and A. E. rroux as entries.
This was won by Taylor, with Proux
second and bake third. Time,
The next event was the county
championship, one mile. The en
tries in this race were Charles
Scbake, W. C. Smith and R. D.
Welch. Smith came in first, Schake
second and Welch third. Time,
8:07 1-5. The half-mile county
championship: The entries in this
race were the same as in the pre
vious one and the result was the
same. Time, 1:41.
In the 1-mile open the entries were
three of the fastest men in Iowa or
Illinois outside of Chicago. As they
came into the stretch Proux was in
the lead, Taylor second and Smith
third. Smith made a jump, passing
Taylor and needing about fifteen feet
to get ahead of Pronx, whose wheel
he lapped as the line was crossed.
Time, 2:49 1-5. The 2-mile tri-city
championship came next. Schake,
Taylor and Proux were the entries.
They won in the reverse order in
which their names are given above.
Time, 7:00. This was followed by
the half-mile open. This was won by
Proux, with Smith second, Schake
third and Taylor fourth Time,
1:S5J. The 6-mile handicap closed
the scries. The entries and their
odds were as follows: Taylor,
scratch; Walker, 400 yards; Proux,
820 yards; Smith, 50 yards. They
won "in the order named. Time,
A jury is being impannelcd this
afternoon in the case of Dan Drost,
charged with receiving stolen prop
erty. In the circuit court yesterday
afternoon the case of Ed Carter, who
stole a harness belonging to Frank
Kelly two months ago, was
taken up, and the following
jury impanneled: W. Ram
skill. L. C. Pfoh. W. W. Eggleston.
Mitch McHenry, Charles Roberts,
Bert Sears. Adam Tohe, S. J. Collins,
AugustHeimbeck, Emanuel Peterson,
Oliver Freed and J. B. Davis. The
arguments were completed this
morning at 10 o'clock, and the case
given to the jury, which returned a
verdict at noon, finding him guilty
and fixing his sentence at 14 years in
the penitentiary. Bernard Connelly
defended, while State's Attorney
WEDDED IN WILTON
A. D. 8perry and Mist Nellie
TEE PRETTY HOKE CTBEX0TT.
The Coakracttea- Parties Asm the Best
staewn mm Meet Adsakrssl mt Keek Isl-ajMl-s
Teeac People-Off far the Weston
a Bridal Trie).
At the borne ot the bride's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Mahanna, at
Wilton. Iowa, at 8 o'clock last even
ing occurred the marriage ot their
daughter. Miss Nellie M. Mahanna, to
A. D. Sperry.of Rock Island. The cer.
emony was performed by Rev. W. 8.
Marquis, pastor of the Broadway
Presbyterian church, this city, in
the presence of the circle of immedi
ate relatives only, those from Rock
Island being Mr. and Mrs. Vf. B. Mc
Intyre, J. D. Sperrv. Miss Mary Sper-
ry, togemer witn ilev. ana Mrs. W.
S. Marquis. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Mo
Intyre, of Oskaloosa, were also pres
It was a pretty home wedding,
beautiful in its quiet simplicity, and
after the service, a bountiful wedding
supper was served. The couple re
ceived a brilliant array of gifts, in
cluding many handsome and appro'
priate ones from Rock Island friends
and admirers. Mr. and Kirs. Sperrv
during the evening for Denver
and the Rocky Mountains, where
they will spend a month's honeymoon
and returning to Rock Island, their
home will be at 582 Twentieth
The couple are among Rock Isl
and's best known and most popular
young people, ootn being prominent
in religions and social circles, and
aru members of the Broadway
church, whose pastor united their
lives last evening. Mr. Sperrv is
back-keeper for the Rock Island Stove
company, and is one of the most es'
teemed vonng men of the city. His
bride, who is a sister of Mrs. C. C.
Mclntyre, formerly of Rock Island,
made her home in the city until quite
recently, and her grace and culture
won her many admirers whose con
gratulations are extended to the
groom in his good fortune.
Archie Cole is now with the Rock
Bert Cunningham, the Moline boy,
pitches for Sioux City tomorrow.
At Burlington yesterday Rock Isl
and defeated Lincoln bv a score of 17
Manager Sage has a tempting offer
for a couple of games in Muscatine
early next week.
The Rock Island returnde home
thismorninjr and play Sioux City to
morrow and i-nday.
If you want to hear what kind of
a town Burlington is. just ask anv
oi me bock isianu oau team.
Lefty" Johnson, the erstwhile St.
Joseph pitcher, now with Philadel
phia, pitched against St. Louis Mon
aay, wnan tne score was 21 to 1 m
favor of the Phillies.
The boys are disgusted with the
attendance at the Burlington rames
and came home before they intended
tc on that account, abandoning to
day s game, and lost money on the
The Clinton semi-professional club
uas aisuanaed because oi poor at
tendance. They tied the Omaha
team yesterday 12 to 12. The poor
showing made bv the Nebraskans
there is attributed to general dissi
The Teamsters' Union will meet at
the office of T. H. Ellis, tomorrow
evening at i :30. All teamsters not
members are invited to attend.
U. T. La Mr, Secretary
Pure f ood.
Butterine is a much abused product
As a matter of fact it is rure. sweet.
wholesome, and infinitely preferable to
ordinary country butUr. A special
correspondent of this paper recently
visited the factory owned and operated
by the Armour Packing Co., of Kansas
City, manufacturers of the widely ad
vertised Silver Churn Butterine. A
five story building' is perfectly fitted
for the scientific preparation of thu
food product. Everything is tnotletsly
clean; all appliances are the latest and
most improved, and every precaution it
taken to secure the production of an
absolutely pure and wholesome food.
All processes are under the direction of
a foreign chemist who has made the
skillful combination of pure sweet fat
the study of his life. He pays as much
attention to details as does the most
fastidious housekeeper to her cooking.
The result is that (Silver Churn liuttir-
ine is ever fresh, fragrant and doliciout
a dainty delicacy for the table.
Scientific experts endorse the new
Prof. Charles Chandler, of New York
City, says: The product is palatable
and wholesome and I regard it as a
most valuable article of food."
Prof. J. 8. W. Arnold, Medical De
partment, University of New York,
says: 'A blessing for the poor, and in
every way a perfectly pure, wholesome
ana paiauoie article of food."
For sale by H. Tremann & Sons,
corner lth street and Third ave.
We are now at 1610
KOHN & ADLER
Another week of incredible bargains. No ex
planations to make. We are simply selling
Owing to the extremely low price
at which we secured a lot of flan
nels, we are enabled to offer 5.000
yards of white, cream and fancy
flannels at about one-half the regu
400 yds all wool white
valne 24e, this week 14c
800 yds all wool cream
valne 30c, this week 18c.
275 yds all wool white
value S5c. this week 22 J c.
600 yds all wool tennis, checks
aad stripes, valne 60c, this week
200 fall weight bordered skirt
patterns, value 60c, this week 26c
20 pieces natural wool flannelette,
valne 12 J c, this week 7Jc.
25 pieces tennis flannel, valne 7c,
this week 4Jc.
FKEKCn FLA XX ELS.
15 pieces new and beautiful de
signs and colorings, valne 75c,
price 60c; you know the goods.
Just received, an elegant assort
ment of rich cut glass, suitable for
Semi-Porcelain Dinner Sets.
To satisfy the demand for this
style of dinner ware we have just
received a fresh stock of onr 100
piece sets at .VS5. Best wearing
porcelain in the world.
Opening new Fall Dress Fabrics every day.
a decided object to buy now.
1720. 1722. 1724. 1726 and 1728 Second ave.
(3 WELTS. Square and opera toe. Every pair
KCi Handsomest Shoe for the money ever
(tA NEEDLE TOES. See these for Extreme
r ' Style.
it A RAZOR TOE. Men's Calf Skin. Goodyear
fT Welt. Every Pair Warranted.
162? Second Ave:. Under Rock Island House.
HlEN'S CLOTHING H
Made Firm and E
Ttl4f Ic i;rilf nra liiirA f r rff ar In 4l. F
ii mi vv
public. No old
3 Our Fall Stock
Comprising the very Latest Fabrics." cut
and made in the very latest styles, which
we offer at POPULAR PRICES.
Call and Examine the Line.
1804 Second Avenue.
M White Front.
Ton know, of course, that oar
cloak department is a marred. It la
seldom that yon can save front ft
to 15 na a garment so easily and be
fitted so well, but It is a fact that
we are demonstrating over and over
gain every day. Some of the swel
lest and most stylish coats are now
ready for inspection. Be on hand,
you are welcome.
Just received, black or grey,
double texture, English serge mark-
tosbes, plaid lined, value fo.OO, this
week only 13.75.
.000 yds shirting calicoes, 6c
qnality, this week Sic
I.UW vds robe com fort calico, val
ue Cc. tnis week Sc.
5,'KHt yds standard bine dress
prints, value 7c. this week be
1,000 yds dark dress ginghams,
value Sc. this week &c
600 yds blue and white stripe tick
ing, value He, this week c
Is commencing to bloom. In
about a week we shall be ready to
show the finest line of pattern bats
ever exhibited in this vicinity. Aa
an attraction we place on sale:
Ladies' felt sailors, value 76c, at
New high crown tailors, valne
11.25. at 94c.
A few high crown sailors, value
f 1.76. at fl.25.
We are making it
iiavv ivj vuib.1 IU 1 1 11,
goods and no old
Une iTice. sv