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THE AKGUS, TUESDAY, MAY 28. 1895.
JACK FROST has been here and nipped the very
life and sap from what we supposed would be the
most beautiful season of fruit, vegetables and grow
ing grain. While he has been so distinctive in mak
ing his presence felt we have concluded to use a lit
tle Jack Frost on our already low prices for one
week commencing May 26 and continuing the entire
week. Destructive Jack Frost prices on seasonable
Bed Spreads and Quilts.
We have just cloed a deal for a
big lot of white bed spreads, which
we will offer at the following low
One lot. (50 spreads,) fall size and"
good weight, would bo cheap at 75c,
while they last they will go at 59c.
One lot, (50 spreads,) full size and
nice quality, usually sold at 98c,
hUo they last 79c.
Another lot. (50 spreads,) full size
and line quality, would be a bargain
at $1.18, while they last 89c.
Still another lot of 50 spreads, ex
tra large size, soft finish, never sold
at less than f 1.25, for this sale 98c.
One lot of 11-4 Marseilles quilts,
would be cheap at f'2.25, they go
luring this sale at 1.98 each.
Another lot 11-4 Marseilles quilts,
a beauty worth 13, go during this
sale at 2-39.
Don't miss this opportunity of buy
ing a supply of bed spreads. Cotue
early and get first choice.
1,000 yards knotted imported
Swisses, selling price as long as
they last 10c a yard.
500 yards white gooiU check nain
sooks, worth 12Jc a yard, as long as
they last 6c.
500 yards Sl-inch challies imported
to retail at 20c a yard, as long as
they last 9c.
1,000 yards imported satines, black
grounds with China silk designs,
worth 25c and 35c, go in this sale for
1,000 yards dress ginghams, worth
8c, 10c and 12c, go in this sale for
He a yard.
500 yards silk stripped challies,
worth 20c and 22c a yard, sale price
1.000 yards fancy stripped tennis
Cloth for waist shirts and blouces, as
long as they last for 6c a yard.
Furniture Given Away. Agent
172s Second Avenue, -
Laprobes, Whips, etc.
YOU CAN ALWAYS
GET THE LATEST STYLES AT
See the ball bearing and rubber tire wheels on vehicles
of all kinds.
We rarry all grades in stock and personally warrant all
work sold either of our own or other makes.
119 to 124 East Fourth street -
nich things as Gasoline Stoves,
Gas Stoves and the finest line of House Furnishing Goods, including
that great winner, the "Good Morning coffee pot."
Call and see our Glass Front Electric Lighted Refrigerator.
' 1821 Second Ave. Opposite the Harper Iljjjc
1731 IttenA At.
We have every reason to believe
that we supplied the largest of the
total demand for the goods last week.
This week we will supply the num.
bers, if prlqes count. Silk warp Fay
ettas, Glorias, Sublimes, Nuos Veil
ings, Albatrosses, Crepons and Ba-
lists. Dotted Swiss, French Mulls,
Lace Striped Mulls.
We are the place to buy flower
oastets a lull assortment.
White fans, white parasols, white
muis, wniie nose.
Crockery and house furnishings.
Rest quality glass tumblers Mon
day eacn ic.
25 dozen fancy decorated China
piaies, worm zoc, sale price 9c
25 dozen 8-inch Bcrrv bowls for
this sale 9c.
25 banquet lamps worth $2.50, $3
a afctt r a. 1 .
aim ..ou. utite your cuoico lor f 1.98
100-pieee liue gold handled dinner
bc i, worm , ior mis sale f i.yii.
Fine pictures Hsl8, worth 75c, for
.1.1- 1 rn .
mis saie zoc. '
Screen doors, extra si
screen doors worth 2. our price as
luujf as mey lasi f
20 dozen felt shnrl
colors all in Haitshom prinr rol'crs
ov locoes wiae ana b leet loner,
special sale, each complete 121c.
A larce assortment of Mnvt,,
Sisal and cotton hammocks from 31c
Hammock spreaders 6c.
for Imperial Pinned Patterns.
- ROCK ISLAND
Is better than picking up a hot
penny, and life with a. good re
frigerator is better worth living
than without ors. Our refriger
ators are the ' Shirk cork tilled,"
but we have nicknamed them
ice economizers.11 Yon know
.what that means. We also give
you credit for knowing a first
class stock of goods when you
see it. If you have never been
in our store, you have here an
opportunity for exercising your
knowledge yes and your admir
ation and astonishment about
Graduating Exercises at Augus-
tana Business College.
HON. GE0EGEW. PRDJCE'8 ADDRESS.
Tbe HwjCoiilno Talks to the Claw
Tba Oenerat Kxerclaes Befitting the
Occasion The List of GisdnMt In the
The graduating exercises of the
Augustana Business college class of
'95 occurred in the college chapel
this afternoon. This department of
the institution is under the direction
of Prof. J. K. Gustus, principal, and
today s ceremonies were probably tbe
most distinguished which will occur
in connection with the college's
commencement season this vear.
Even before the appointed time for
opening, the chapel was filled to its
utmost seating capacity witn pa
trons and friends of the institution,
among whom were many prominent
professional ana business men ol tbe
city. At precisely 3 o clock. Presi
dent Ulsson, escorting me speaker 01
the day, Hon. George W. Prince, fol
lowed by the faculty of the Business
college and the 43 graduates,
marched into the ehapel,and all were
seated on the beautifully decorated
platform. Kev. O. Olsson, D. D.,
Ph. D., presided, the program open
ing with music by the Augustana
College Silver Cornet band, followed
by prayer by Kev. J. L. Murphy,
A. M and 'song by the Re-echo
Congressman Prince's Address.
Then came the address to the
graduates by Hon. George W. Prince,
of Galesburg, the recently elected
member of congress from this dis
trict. In beginning his remarks,
Mr. Prince spoke of the pleasing
duty which had been assigned to
him of addressing the graduates, he
reviewed the college course of study
in a manner complimentary to the
institution, alluded to college life in
general, and of his own experience
of the world of business for which
the graduates had prepared them
selves, and 01 tne purposes, aims
and characteristics that one must
possess in order to succeed in tbe
commercial community. "Live up
to the full measure of each moment.
and the future will take care of
itself." said the ' speaker. "While
being persistent you must at the
same lime be aggressive. Progress
is the result of . aggression. The
man with a positive, aggressive idea
is a moving factor in life; be con
trols and operates railroads, builds
factories, presides over banking in
teres ts, spans great rivers, tunnels
mountains, builds cities, commands
successfully great armies, endows
institutions of learning, is a leader
of men, and is a benefactor of man
kind." He referred eloquently to
the natural advantages that America
and the state of Illinois offer to
the ambitious launching into busi
ness or commercial life, and in con
The True Business Han.
"Ine true business man is an
evangelist promulgating the doctrine
of "Peace on earth, good will to
man." Into this great field you are
soon to enter. Take with you in life
the 'ease and grace that comes from
contact with others. You will find
it of great value. A kind word, a
friendly grasp of the hand, will add
much to your success in life. . It will
keep you close to the people with
whom you live and from whom you
must get vour support. He couf te
ous and kind to all, recognize manli
ness whether in patched clothes or
Who can HI a man fr ,m mannpra.
Who can jage him by bis dress?
Paupers may be nt lor printtt,
frincts fit for someihiog lees."
Dirty shirt and crumTileil jacket.
May beclothe the colden ore:
Of the finer tbnncht ana f eltncs,
tails vesta could d no mora '"
Our generations remind us of the
waves of the ocean. The generation
of today is on the crest of prosperity
the generation following may be in
the trough of adversity. Tho poor
bov of today is tbe prosperous man
of-tomorrow. The sons of the rich
man of today serve tbe sons of . the
poor man of tomorrow. You must
always take into consideration the
further fact that you are clothed
with the high duties and responsi
bilities of American citizenship,
You will be called upon to take your
part in public a Haifa. Yonng
women, you live in an age noted for
its liberal treatment ot you. lou
are not on account of your sex alone.
shut out from entering into the vari
ous vocations of life. Your natural
place is in tbe home which is your
true sphere. The husband of yo'ur
veutb may become, and it is to be
hoped that he will, the strong relia
ble, influential man in the church,
in business, in society and in state.
You must prepare yourselves to aid
and assist him aud have his home life
keep pace with his advancing pros
perity. Don't makesocietvvourchief
aim in life, for it is not worth it, but
do not despise society, for it is a very
valuable adjunct in civilization, and
a great help to you and your hus
band, lou little know what tbe lu
ture has in store for vou. Should it
be your fortune to be thrown on your
own resources, then the training you
have secured here will be of incaln-
lable value to you. Young men, you
should prepare yourselves by a gen
eral course of study, to that you can
faithfully discharge your duties as
intelligent citizens. It is a mat
ter of daily occurrence that the suc
cessful business man is called upon
br his fellows to legislate for his
city, county, state or nation.
"He should learn to speak opoa his
feet. I again notice with pleasure
that you bold meetings everv Friday
evening during the school year.
lour program consists mainly or ad
dresses rendered almost exclusively
by yon. Permit me to again say
that this feature of your training on
the part of vour college, is worthy
of special commendation. Keep
abreast in science, in literature, in
politics-of the times in which you
live. Be gentlemanly in your de
portment, polite and courteous.' Be
punctual in meeting your agree
ments, and prompt in the payment
of your debts. Be honest, in your
dealings with fellowmen. Be men
and women in the highest and best
rense of the term.
The world today is calling loudly
for men and women. No matter in
what direction you turn, or in what
business you may desire to engage.
if it is found out that you are honest
and true, you will rind no trouble in
receiving employment, position and
preferment. You will find the great
est scope and opportunity for your
development. Ine state in which
you live needs you.
Oar Oar a Great State.
Its great industries and institu
tions must be controlled and oper
ated by some one. And what a
matchless state it is; 400 miles
in extent, north and south, and
nearly two hundred miles in width.
east and' west; a population about
as large as the population ot our
whole country at the inauguration
of President Washington; in whose
borders is a city second in size on
the American continent. Within our
state are the most diversified indus
tries. We have splendid colleges,
splendid reformatory institutions
and we have made the finest and best
previsions for the unfortunate of any
stale in the union. A state from
which starts every great railway
system in this great republic. A
state in which are the greatest man
ufacturing industries. It is the
railway heart of the continent; it
possesses the greatest facilities for
instruction of any state on the con
tinent. After nature had made the
different parts of the world it would
seem as if she was desirous to show
how splendid a country she could
make, and as a result she ha9 given
to the world the matchless state of
Illinois, your home and mine. To
live in this state and in this country
is a splendid privilege. Your fathers
and mine came here to enjoy to the
fullest extent civil and religious lib
erties. They builded wiser than
they knew. They have given to us
opportunities the like of which no
other people have. n e are a com
posite people and in our blood flows
the best blood or tbe best people on
the face of the earth. Young men
and young women push, forward and
strive to win the prizes that are set
before you. Lastly, let fidelity
govern your conduct in life; be faith
ful in your family relations; be faith
ful to yonr friends; be faithful in
your business relation; be faithful
to your country and its flag; be
lathlul to your uod.
"Do this and your life can not be
The Other Exercises.
A solo by Prof. George E. Griffith
followed, after which came the pre
sentation of diplomas by President
Olsson to the following, composing
the class and whose motto was, "Am
bition, Brains, Character:"
Minnie V Cbinlnnd, Charles J Ekstrom,
A Helen Kvans, Herbs L Johnson,
luml Li: dirrcu. I.ila L Lrc.
John R Mi'lcr, Minnie Ncls in.
M Cordelia Nelson, Brrdma V rVterson,
Olive A Kobbins. Mae at Rich,
Svlma M Knmoe'SiD, Knher Swunson,
Nellie M bwayne.
O Al'rcd Alenias, Christine Anderson,
Charles A Bnna, Andrew Bringleroa.
Henry waller u rg. Albert B Benftson,
Fran Oscar Carlson Conrad T Carls m.
Siiuipua V Carlson. Htepbeo M llarling,
Alired Uiilhran'O , JoUn Albert liui;liu,
Forrest Lcltny lUliin, Emma 1 J Hnbbert,
Amanda 1 Holmbtr,:, Oleiia E Johnson,
Frank A Johnrou, idney A Loeb,
Minnie N't-lmn, Bryan B Peterson. .
Orlando T Peterson. Can rrcj Peterson.
Jennie Sandbcrg, Mildred A Shall benr.
I.n4vift Z eamuelaon, Arebte O Stepbeneon,
John Saxon Atbtr. Wablcren.
The benediction by Dr. Olsson,
and music by the college band con
cluded the ceremony. '
Class Day Eserclses.
The class day exercises yesterday
morning were very interesting to all
who participated in them. A very
noticeable feature about the whole
program was its general informal
ity, a departure most commendable
upon such occasions. Walter Olson
presided, and V. I. Vestling was tbe
first speaker. Mr. Vestliog stated
that the idea of a class day at Au
gustana was a new one, having been
introduced by tbe present class,
whose efforts to secure a speaker
from abroad to address the class
upon commencement day had been
vetoed by the faculty. This action on
the part of tbe faculty had led to the
idea of a class day. J. E. Wester
lund, class historian, next read a
very well written history of the class
since its enrollment at tbe institu
tion seven years ago. This was fol
lowed by a song, after which E. O.
Benson, the class prophet, carrying
a copy of Webster's Unabridged dic
tionary nnder his arm. mounted the
rostrum, and delivered a very happy
address in the form of a prophesy as
to what will be the occupations, etc.,
of the different members of the class
20 years hence. Mr. Benson's many
witty, as well as humorous, predic
tions, were vociferously applauded
by the appreciative audience.
The Claea Tree.
The closing number of the program
was the planting of a class tree,
which was done under solemn,
though mirth-suppressed ceremonies.
A glass jar, hermetically sealed, con
taining the class roll, class picture,
class history, class yell, class colors
and class motto Onward," was in
terred beside the newly planted
tree. " .
This concluded-the morning exer
cises, and a half dozen carriages
were in waiting, ready to convey the
19 class members and their friends
to Black Hawk Watch Tower, where
lunch was served and the afternoon
spent in nature's great class room,
in the happiest manner.
At 8 o'clock in the evening oc
curred the annual entertainment of
the Lycenm, the program of which
was well rendered and greatly appre
ciated by the - large audience.
At 10 o clock this morning oc
curred the public oral examinations.
which were well attended.
lhis evening tbe annual alumni
banquet will te given.
The University Aaeeelattoa.-
At the annual meeting of Ithe Au
gustana University association Sat
urday evening, the following officers
were elected :
President C. W. Foss.
Vice Presidents A. G. Anderson,
Secretary i.. w. Olson.
Trustees J. Jesperson, J. E. Gus
THE SACRED PRIVILEGE.
Decoratlnt; the Uravee or-the Soldier Dead
Memorial Day Ezerelaoa.
The program for Memorial day as
arranged by tbe general committee
provides that the procession shall
form with right resting on Sixth
avenue and Twentieth street. The
uicycie ciud and itouman nines oc
cupying Twentieth street south; the
veterans and tne carriages with
speakers, committees and parties
who take part iin the exercises and
crippled veterans on Sixth avenue
west oi Twentieth street, right rest
ing on Twentieth street; Augustana
college and the Boys' Brigade, and
all civic organizations, on Sixth
avenue east of Twentieth street.right
resting on Iwentieth street.
Tbe column will form nnper com
mand of Chief Marshal J. E. Mont
rose and aids, and will march on
Twentieth street north to Second
avenue, west on Second avenue to
Twelfth street, south on Twelfth
street to Third avenue, east on Third
avenue, head of column resting in
front of the court house and open
Formation of Column.
The formation of the column will
be as follows:
Bicycle Club, Bicyclists nnder command of Lieut.
Kntbtsrs, U. S. A.
P.atoob of Police.
Ch ef Martha' and Aids.
Rodman Bin., Company A, Sixib Regiment,
i. .i. u.
Mayor and City Council and OZcials.
Students of Angustnna College.
"Union Veteran's Union.
John atorris Camp S. of V , w th Drum Cvrpj.
Buford Post 343 G. A. R.
On arriving at Court house square
the head of column will halt on
Third avenue between court house
and county clerk's offices open order,
and allow left of column pass to
Veterans of the war, the Women's
Relief Corps and Ladies' Aid and
city officials, will, as far as capacity
wilt allow, take seats on the plat
form, the west platform being re'
served for chorus of the children of
the public schools, under the leader
ship of Profs, llousei and uougberty.
While the band is playing a patriotic
selection near the stand tbe people
At the Monument.
The exercises at the monument
will be as follows: .
The bugle call -To the Assembly," by a" Ins
Prayer br Kev. W. 8. Martin's
So, g by the pnblic school children.
Recitation by Master Virtil Jacobs.
Sorir bv nnbJc school children.
Adaress by Congressman Ueorjre W. Pilnce, of
8 Jig b, pnblic school children.
Dot or. t ion ot monument to tbe unknown dead,
Recital inn bv Miss Grace Bromley.
Grand Army sen-Ice in monument enclosure by
Burora rott, v. a ivnox. comaanaer.
Salute to tne dead fired bv Rodman Rides.
Song "America," by public rchooi children and
Taps'' on beg by Miss Edith HonseU
Benediction by Or C. E. Taylor.
In tbe afternoon Buford Post,, as
sisted bv the W. K. C, Ladies' Aid
and all who wish to attend, will deco
rate the graves of the union dead at
Chippiannock, the main service being
over the grave of the late Patrick
Cyclists of the tri-cities (ladies
and gentlemen) who desire to take
part in the parade on Decoration
Day, will report at 9 o'clock a. m., to
the captain of the Koclc Island Cycle
club at tbe club bouse.
It is suggested that each wheel be
decorated with at least a national
flag, tied to the post of the handle
bar, and such other appropriate deco
ration as each cyclist may desire.
The members ot tbe Cycle club
will find instructions posted in the
club eouse. Each cyclist will be fur
nished with a flag. The cycling con
tingent will be in charge of Lieut
All cyclists, whether members of
the club or not, are requested to
be on hand.
And those who are all tired out and
have that tired feeling or tdck head
ache can be relieved of all these
symptoms by taking Hood's Sarsa
parilla, which gives nerve, mental
and bodily strength and thoroughly
purifies the blood. It also creates a
good appetite, cures indigestion,
heartburn and dyspepsia.
Hood's pills are easy to take, easy
In action and sure in effect 25 cents.
Opposite Harper House, Rock Island.
Boys Know a
When They See It.
That's the reason why they rush to our store for
their new Spring Suits. The stock is large enough
to stand a rush, and the Clothing is strong enough
to stand both rushing and romping after the boy
gets inside of it.
We not only study to please the BOV, but his
FATHER and MOTHER as well, hence our
is the kind that will stand hard knocks. No matter
how lively the youngster, ours will stand the wear
Plenty of style about it, too. Clothes have an
influence on character. Dress a boy shabbily and
.he's apt to act shabbily; dress him well and you'll
make a man of him.
Let us show you what good, strong, well-made,
lively-boy Clothing we have for little money. ,
Boys' Knee Pant Suits,
75c, 90c. f 1, 11.25, 41.38, ll.fiO. 11.75 and 2.
Boys' Long Pane Suits,
12.90, $3.50, 5, 5.50, $6 and 6.50.
"Mother's Friend" Shirt Waists 25 cents.
1804 Second Avenue.
Mackintoshes, Rubber Cloth
ing, Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes,
Horse Covers, Buggy Aprons,
Gloves, Mittens, Door Mats,
Matting, Hot Water Bottles,
Bulb and Fountain Syringes,
Bed Pans, Cushions, Sheeting,
A Rubber Store is the Piace to buy
WILSOU HAIGHT & CO.
207 Brady street, Davenport.
T F. BURKE.
- Steam and Gas Fitters.
R::k ltlni H:iti:;
t:i Flutizi Co.
Hot Water Heating '
, Beer Pumps
llf-ltl E. 17th St.
Boek Island, HL TeL No. 1288
ekt AfeaU for th raraanm.
Hot Water Heating,
Steam and Gas Fitting,
Copper, Tin and
Sheet Iron Work.
ST. anil SECOND AYE
Sec. and Tress