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THE AHOUD. THCBODAT. MAY 28, 1CC3.
Nat and below costN
We bought too large a quantity, and do not wish
to carry any over to the next season, therefore we
offer our Entire Stock of Wash Goods AT AND
This Reduction in Price is GENUINE, and the
assortment and quality of the goods is as large and
fine as can be found in any store in the three cities.
Don't forget that we still give a premium to each
purchaser of $10 worth of goods. This premium
amounts to the same as an additional 10 per cent
Don't Miss This Sale
It Will Save You Money.
Don't wait until the assortment is broken too
much. We will stake our reputation as leaders in
low prices that no other house will give you such
bargains in Wash Goods.
KIHLER D8Y GOODS CO.
217. 217. W. Second St., Davenport. Ia.
D Lioll mm
Will be produced, gentlemen, in the
appearance of your feet after you put
on a pair of those handsome tans we
In Three Shades.
Look at them before buying elsewhere.
WEIGHT & BARB EE
1704 Second Ave.
It's a Fair and
Square Flat-footed Fact
That we have reduced the price of all
the Furniture, Carpets, Mattings, Drap
eries, Stoves, Crockery ware, Bedding,
etc., we've got in stock. There are no
exceptions and no half-way work, but
$2S Gasoline Stove
G. 0. HUCKSTAEDT.
1109 and 1811
Every cut is to
The very quick.
Second . avenue j
THE DAY OF DAYS.
Commencement Exercises at
0EEEB AT THE COLLEGE CHAPEL.
Eaerehtee la Three DhMm at Ihm fir t
Taaotectoal last! tat
thla Moraine InOurr tale Aftoraooa
aad CajimittiT to Ooear tai Bvaajag-.
The nineteenth annual commence
ment of Augustana college and semi
nary was most appropriately cele-
oraiea in me college chapel this
forenoon. The program was opened
with a stirriog selection by the band,
after which the entire audience
joined heartily in singing the beauti
ful nymn, "iseiore JehovaTs awful
throne, je nations bow -with sacred
joy; know that the Lord is God
alone," etc Her. A. P. Fors. A. M..
pastor of the Swedish Lutheran cburch
at Geneseo. then read the scriptures
and offered prayer, after which the
Kratodean male chores sang 'Mitt
Hemland's dal" in a very impressive
manner. Next followed an address
oo behalf of the class by the class
valedictorian, u a nave rorsberg.
Mr. Forsberg had chosen as his sub
ject, lsis-anletet" The Face of Isis.
The address, which was in Swedish,
was a verv able effort, showing great
research, beautiful diction as well as
the most refined literary taste. The
Apollo quartet, by many termed
the sweet singers of Augustana,"
sang in a most effective manner.
resident O. Olsson then delivered
an able address. The worthy presi
dent had chosen as his subject, "The
Twenty-first Anniversary of Augus
tana college ana l neologies! semi
nary at Rock Island. Ih." The ad
dress was historical in character and
very interesting, tafciner up the ob
jects of the institution, its accom
plishments in the past and its hopes
and plans for the future.
At the conclusion of his address.
President Olsson awarded the di
plomas of the institution, conferring
the degree of bachelor of arts upon
the following members of the class:
Drank K. Bartholomew," Victor E.
Berggen. Miss Carrie Carlsted, Emil
(. Cutndlund, Carl J. E. Eckerman,
William Ekblad, Gustave Forsberg,
Miss Esther Halland. Leander Ilok-
enson, Oscar J. Johnson, John
T. Kraft, Oscar Lindetrom.
Carl O. Lund, Helge Norrman, J.
Edwin Olander, Carl J. Renhard, J.
Albin Sandell, C. Enoch Slatt, J.
Emil Swanson, Leonard E. Telleen,
Carl W. Vetell. From the normal
department were graduated Muses
tuna Anderson and fcsther walan.
After the presentation of the di
plomas ol the institution to the
above named graduates President
Olsson announced that the president
01 me Doara 01 regents bad some
thing of interest to announce to the
audience, whereupon President Ran
ceen, of Chicago, arose and, in ap
propriate words, aaaressea the pres
ent lncumoent or the chair of Latin,
Rev. Prof. Carl O. Granere. Presi
dent Ranceen stated that the board
of regents had delegated him to an
nounce that that body had conferred
upon him (rroi. Carl O. Granere) the
title of doctor of philosophy. In
his happy remarks. President Ran
ceen feelingly brought out the fact
that Kev. rrol. Granere was the sen
ior member of the faculty of the in
stitution, having faithfully and ef
ficiently served it during the past 25
years, after which the congregation
sang," uss vaisigna oca bevara,
whereupon followed the benediction.
The Theological Seminary.
At 2:30 this afternoon occurred the
annual commencement of the theo
logical seminary. The opening num
ber 01 the program was music by the
Conservatory orchestra, followed by
a choral by the congregation. Dr.
can u. uranere men read the scrip
tures and offered prayer. The Krat
odean male chorus then aang "For
God so Loved the World." Rev. L.
G. Abrahamson, of Chicago, then de
livered an eloquent and instructive
address to the candidates for the
ministry in Swedish, which was fol
lowed by a song by the Apollo quir
tet, whereupon Rev. J. Telleen, gen
eral missionary superintendent of
the general council, delivered a very
able historical address on the sub
ject, "The Church in its Past. Pres
ent and Future Aspects." The ad
dress was followed by a song by the
cnapei choir and Mrs. Ml a Lund.
alter which President Olsson award
ed graduation diplomas to the 19
young men who nave completed the
prescrioea courses in the seminary,
ana certincates to three who are
passed upon the minimum cohrse.
At 8 o'clock this evening the con.
servatorv will give its grand annual
concert. The present indications are
that the college chapel will be lite
rally packed, and all who do not hold
reserved seats will do well to make a
note of this. The program which
will be rendered will be of the high
est musical order, and all are guar
anteed a full measure of enjoyment.
J. K. G.
Would give us perfect health. Be
cause men and women are not per
fectly wise, they must take medi
cines to keep themselves perfectly
healthy. Pure, rich blood is the
basis of good health. Hood's Sarsa
parilla is the one true blood purifier.
It gives good health because it builds
upon the true foundation pure
Hood's Pills are surely vegetable.
perfectly harmless, always reliable
MU8ING8 ABOUT "MILAN.
C new rrea tha
turn n Un Haaawata.
Mila. May 27 Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Ksehl spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Anthony Koch,' of Rock
The funeral of Mrs. Elisabeth
Allely was held from the Benlah
church Tuesday at 2 o'clock. The
services were conducted by Rev.
Brown, his text being from St John,
11th chapter, 25th verse: "I am the
resurrection and the life; he that be
lie vet h on me. though he were dead
yet shall he live." The biography
was as follows: Elizabeth Shannon
was born in County Monaghan, Ire
land, Jnne 6. 1808. She was mar
ried to Joseph Allely in 1830.
They came to America in 1849 and
settled in Rural township. Mr.
Allely died in 1866. During their
union they were blest with 11 chil
dren, six of whom are now living:
Matthew ana josepn Allely, of
Fremont, Iowa, George Allely, of
Poweshiek, Iowa, and Mrs. Mary Me
Meekin and Mrs. Hugh Walker, of
Milan. Mrs. Allely was a faithful
member of the Methodist Episcopal
church. She was well liked by all
who knew her and she will be missed
from our midst. The pallbearers
were: H. J. bimmon, Charles Sim
mon, Adam Failing, S. E. Goodlow.
George Bofle and. Joseph Tindall.
interment was maae in Heuiao.
The graduating exercises of the
Milan public school will take place
Thursday evening at 8 o'clock in the
Town ball. The graduates and their
topics are as follows:
I'atriottam of Self Love D. J. Crawford
Virtue of Kindness Clara E. Koire
The Sphere of Woman Iluttie Crawford
Does Kicnes or roveriy ueveiop cnaracter
Rome was not Built In One Day
The New Woman Emma SheUman
importance of Self Control.... Winnie Tenpes
Dresx. Not the Man Nellie Holmes
Kev. l. T. Robertson addresses the
lhe Milan victors crossed oats
with the Rural Hustlers on the dia
mond at the Moore farm last Sunday.
The Victors did not have all their
own men and put up some very poor
playing till tne sixtn inning, when
they changed and won the game in
the ninth inning by a score of 23 to
22. Saturday the Milan boys play
Friday evening the Junior league
of the Christian Endeavor society of
the rresbyterian church gave a
lawn social at John Johnson's resi
dence in honor of the Junior Ep
wotth league of the M. E. church.
The lawn was decorated beautifully
ana an naa a pleasant time.
Mrs. r. 5. Hunter, of Boston, and
two children, Mildred and Charles,
arrived Tuesday for a visit to her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alexander
Owens. Mrs. Hunter visited at
Cleveland, Ohio, and also at Chicago
with her sister, Mrs. K. 15. Stearns,
before coming here. !-.-
Key. C. S. Morse addressed a large
congregation in the M. E. church
last Sunday, the occasion being the
Memorial service. "Our Milan Sol
diers in the Late War" was the topic
oi nis talk ana an were pleased
Lester Kuehl, carrier of The Ar
gus, has a fractured arm. having fal
len while , jumping a fence last
Wednesday. ir. H. J. Hnyett is at
tending him and he is doing well.
J. H. Gilmore has placed a drink
ing fountain in front of his grocery
store. Improvements of this nature
should be appreciated by everyone.
Mr. ana Mrs. George McMichael,
of Cheyenne Wells, Col., are visiting
with Mrs. Koester McMichael this
TATLOK B1UUB TOPICS.
Taylor Ridge. May 27 The so
ciable and supper at the Baptist
church last Thursday night was well
attended. The net proceeds were
$23.01. Special mention should be
made of the musio which was ren
dered bv the male quartet.
n a. n.irk was in ttock island on
Mrs. W. S. McCollootrh visited in
Milan and Rock Island Thursday and
Mrs. L. D. Mudge went out to Rev
nold Sunday morning to hear the
Mr. and Mrs. James Moffitt have
bought a 1400 piano. It is a very fine
Mrs. William Scarr is quite low
with nervous troubles. Her friends
fear her recovery is doubtful.
Children's day at theTavlor Rid?e
church will be observed o'n the 7th
of June a week earlier than was at
Mr. and Mrs. Mud re. Mr. and Mrs.
Neil Baker, and Mr. and Mrs. WlL
liam Patterson, attended the Baker-
Jones wedding at Edgmgton last
The storm which did so much dam
age at Sherrard passed through
this section, doing considerable dam
age to fences and breaking and twist
ing trees, dui me damage to build
ings was very light. The rush of
water took out some bridges. Quite
a numoer oi persons from this tic in
ity were caught in the atorm.
Generally fair and cool weather to
night and Friday. Westerly winds.
becoming light and variable. To
day's temperature 66.
F. J. Wau. Observer.
When you find a person who yon
uiou ouamoni Layer ueguiaior nas
are sure to near him say something
in its favor. Mrs. G. T. Judy, Bias
brass, ill., recently wrote: "I can.
not do without Simmons Liver Reg
ulator since I know the value of it as
a family medicine." And Dr. W. P.
Gibbes, of Beaufort. S. C. says: "1
prescribe Simmons Liver Regulator
and kaow it to be a first class liver
COLORED FQLK MARRY.
. Casta Thai Una.
John Jones aad Miss Ophelia
Evans, a couple well knows ia tri-
city colored circles, were married
xae wadding was celebrated at the
residence of Mr. and Mrs. George
Bedfield, at the corner of Tenth
street and Second avenue, were
the bride has been employed for some
time as a domestic. Kev. James R.
Clemens, pastor of the colored Meth
odist church, of Moline, performed
the ceremony, whioh waa witnessed
by a few of the close friends of the
principals. Mr. and Mrs. Jones will
reside on Twelfth street.
Cokdova, May 26. Mrs. Ed.
Sifle is visiting relatives at Almost,
Mrs. J. A. Cool spent Snndsy with
friends at Albany.
x. u. ung has returned to his
home at Cripple Creek, CoL
airs. Agnes Long, oi Lec'iaire,
visited with relatives here over Sun
day. Mioses Pearl and Mary Can sd ale.
of Moline, are visiting with friends
Mrs Msdge Hinckley is spending a
few days with her parents Mr. and
Mr?. J. Cool.
The social Saturday evening was
well attended. The base ball club
cleared something over $10.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Miller went to
Davenport Monday to attend the
funeral of Mr. Miller's sister.
All the lodges organised at this
place have joined into one body aad
are making preparations for a grand
celebration at this place July 4.
lhe Misses Bessie Hugunin,
Georgia Marshall and Claudia Cool,
and Clyde Marshall attended the
graduating kt zeroises at Albany
Old people who require medicine
to regulate the bowels and kidneys
will find the true remedy in Electric
Bitters. This medicine does not
stimulate, and contains no whisky
nor omer intoxicant. Dut acts as a
tonic and alterative. It acts mildly
on the stomach and bowels, adding
strength and giving tone to the or
gans, thereby aiding nature in the
periormance of the functions. Elec
tric Bitters is an excellent appetizer
and aids digestion. Old people find
it inst exactly what thev need. Price
50 cents per bottle at Harts cs Ulle-
meyer's drug store.
John Bator Poet. Attention.
The members Of John Buford Post
348, G. A. R., are requested to assem
ble at ir. a. k. ball at 7 a. m. Satur
day. Decoration day. All the organ
izations desiring to participate in the
exercises of the day will kindly meet
at a a. m. at the same piaee. ler
sons desiring to donate decorations
for the monument will please leave
same at G. A. R. ball Friday after
noon. By order of
W. P. Qcatle, Commander.
W. A. Norms, Adjutant.
The majority of the peo
ple of this vicinity now
know where to go to
and Baby Carriages
Our unequalled assort
ment and low prices has
established our reputa
tion as the popular
house furnishers. We
have just received an
other invoice of superior
They move quickly on
their merits and save
the purchasers money.
See our lines of side
boards, extension tables,
diners, rockers, and par
lor goods. '
h Carpet Co.,
124, 826, 328 Brady St.,
WHY NOT BUY
AT WHOLESALE PRICES? """
WE ARE GOING OUT
AND SEE THE GREAT
- Pretty bed room sets $13 .each.
Very large sideboards quarter
sawed oak and polish finished,
large French-plate mirrors; great
bargains at $15.
Nice sideboards as low as $10.
Birch combination bookcase and
writing desk $15; oak at $10.
Ladies' writing desk, very pret
ty, as low as $5.
Nice large bookcases at $5.25.
Fine hall racks, quarter-sawed,
polish finished oak, large French
mirror at $7
Fine china elosets at $9 each.
Bird's-eye maple center tables at
$1.25 each. "
Matting at 10c a yard aad up.
W. S. HOLBROOK,
103, ios, 107. East Second street, - - DAVENPORT
At the Lowest Living Prices.
STEWART, the Hatter.
MAKE THIS BEAUTIFUL SET
WAIT. STOP AND THINK
Wher. yoa eu gat the bwt dtatal work doat for lb feast bmumt aal pain.
TMth utneted positively without paia. vim sa appllestloa to nai Tkm
ntnoa. and .!lcU, u well u th. children, bm4 ast . totteia. by du old
method. Teeth capped with fald ind pordain crowas hr cur late rataoa. W
are the onl? dratlct ui. method wMt of Cbloajo. We aire the bcr crow,
end recialliU trer In Direnport.
The Modern Way of Replacing Teeth,
Secant Mtj of taotta oa rebber, ss to S. t'nl price SIS and SIS. Aloalaaa
plate, sen thine to fold, strong, light aad clean, wear for a meuaa, SU.
BeaeUful and d arable goU flUiaga. fl and npward. Silver ill lag toe np. Palo
lees extraction, 60c Temporary plates nude tka bum day yea km
roar teeth extracted. All thi work fuvmnteed and kept la reptir, free of cha-g
for 10 ft an. Come and see as aad get onr prices.
New York Dental Parlors,
115 East Third street,
I a m to
For all the Leading: Styles in Spring
and Summer Gloves. Also a full
Base Ball, Boxing 'Tennis Goods
1605 Scccr.d Avcr.uo
OF BUSINESS. COME
BARGAINS WE HATE.
Best all wool Carpets, feOe per
All wool remnants, 40e per
Very heavy half wool Carpets,
30c per yard.
A few pieces of Body Brussels
left at 85c; Roxbury Tapestry Car
pets at 65c
Good Tapestry Carpets, at 50c
Tapestry Portiere as low as $2.95
Best Opaque shading by the yard
to all widths very cheap to close
All wool ingrain rags, large lias
of French Wilton, Moquet and
Smyrna rngs very low.
Aim Is to Sell
Summer Underwear, all qualities at 25c to $3.
Shove the Dollars our way and we'll shove
. . .
Crown and DrldQO
TEETH WITHOUT PLATE.
p m sad Baadais.