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THIt AltSUB, FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 4, 1898.
His Say So
Doesn't Make It So
But his prices do. Meaning in more plain terms
that the prices and goods at Shields' store go to
demonstrate the fact that there is no more reliable
place to trade when it comes to getting good values
for your money. It's only necessary for you to
watch this store a while to convince yourself of these
facts. It offers advantages, too, in the way of good
delivery service and satisfactory treatment that are
worthy of consideration.
Skleida' Best floor, per tack... $1.34
Raw Tork Backwaaat, pr lack. S3e
Graham toar, per sect iU
Cora Ileal, per tack So
Gold Da it, per package 17
If bare Grand. Leader Soap Me
I iirti Best Naff Beaaa. J5c
C qaerts Drll Paea SSe
fcio Coffee, par poaad 1S)
Salder at Colasabia Soape 20c
Dr. Price's Baking Powder, par
l-poaad Fiae Baking powder par
Bateiea Stova Polish, par aaa. . .
Laa p Chi a aej No. 1 2d
Dairy Batter, par poaad Ifte
ALWAYS THE LOWEST.
When you invest in cheap jewelry and pay almost
as much a you would for a reliable article. It's this
kind of thing that has woiked disaster to the jewelry
trade. It will not be long again before people gen
erally will realixe that much deceit is practiced by
cheap dealers, and that much depends on the
Of the nun who sells the goocls. Dy years of careful
dealing and strict business methods. Fclsom's jewelry
store has built up a reputation for honest values in
jewelry and reliable workmanship. Fair profits arc
asced, but no more. When you buy pay fair prices,
and in return you will be certain of getting good
Notice to Depositors.
Tee a4r(4 Raak af Pa
for, low, and . frlaart, MlmftX vlll aa
Marat la. 199ft, rr4u tha rM r aw
aa apiM trim M I ft east 9t
Geraaa Savlaga Bank.
raaa, K Tw. Caahier.
Pevtaport Sefiags Baak.
Iter C. Biw. Jr , raaif.
Soott Caa at; Ketlaga Baak.
i R Haav Casir
Uaioa Seviag Baak.
i Ln rahir
Farmers A kfaekaaiea Seviage Baak,
i R Mervr. etae.
Rock IslaaJ Savtaca Baak.
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Q R. CHAUBERLIH,
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Read the list:
10 aad 12-poaed Sorar Carad
Hems, par psond lo
Caa eora, per caa 6e
4-eaas Kock Island Cora 25a
Ralsias, par poatd 7c, 9o, lie
Praaaa, pr pound ....6c, 8e, 9e, 11a
Dried Peaches, per pound So, 7c,
4 Packages Uinsa Meat 25a
Homa Made Mince Meat, per lb 10c
Spanish Olives, large, par quart. 23c
Snail Pickles, per gallon 2Sc
15-pcuad Pail Jelly, ataortel
2-galloa Pall Sy rap. 4fo
1 -poaad package Cora Slarck... 4o
Maple Sagar. per poatd.. S3 tod 10c
19 pout d a (Irato'.ated Sugar... $1.00
2G00 Fifth Ave.
Wa doa't depend oa b!jf
wor Ji aad allorinf pronUca
to ia.1 oar abofl let
tbaa itaad apca thtlr own
mat it. Wa oa! aak that
jea (Ira taa a ckaaca to
apaak for tkaaaalTaa. Com a
la kra alter joa'ra looked
avarjwhart alaa. aad a caa
ake yta kow to lava moBtj.
Tka Barfmla Girara.
307 20 ti BL RorkZsland.
Local Mining Company's Plans
on the Banks of the
BITILDISQ TTO BOATS AT EEATTLT.
t I If la tka Traafpntauoa Dul
! thm Utit Oatitt aaa
Dswaca City w4 tka utar I Pr
9"t Tha Battnrlt Barked b
Reck laland will be well repre-
tcatcd la tha new Alaskan gold fielda
aait cpricg. People are goiog op
there lacked by abundant finance
and cqaipped with the lateit machin
ery, atd if there la any wealth to be
obtained in that chilly region they
will certainly pet a ah are of it. The
Hoc i.iand & Alaska filmic? rosi-
pany la composed of men who have
morougmy lamuiarizcd tbemielves
with tha country and are prepared
to cope with any condition that may
arise. The company ia incorporated
order the lawa of lows, and has a
paid ap capital of $50,000. Its head-
iartera are in Davenport. There
re 60 atPckbolJers. each holding
tl.0)0 of Hock. Dr. W. II Lndewie.
of Bock 1'land, is president; Mr.
Crockett, cf Clinton. Tico nresident;
Edward Knblfce, tf Pock Island, sec
retarj; UjU Ito.'how, Kick Island,
treasurer, and John Streckfus, Rock
Island, and Henry. Mtx and William
I eterten, of Davenport, directora.
Aa has been tcictofore stated, the
company prpcses to construct two
boats jne for packet purpose and
one f it p-ospncunj;. Capi. William
Kcaack Is o in St att r, where the
cratta are to be built under bis su
perti-ioa. He will be i ii.el ahcrtly
i . tr t i . ... .
dt i tier aia:ie, oi mis cur. ana
force of 19 men, who leave here the
first of next we. k, KibUe Bros, bar
ing the contract to construct the
boats, which will be completed and
launched, and ready to sail away for
the promistd land within CO days.
(he packet will ply between
the lower outlet of the Yu
kon river and Dawson City,
aad will be operated in conjunction
with the four ttcamcra cf the Colum
bian Transportation company. Tha
packet will be 1S5 feet loog with S3
fjot beam, and 6-foot hull. She will
have sleeping accommodtiona for
zno people and her tonnage will
be 600. She lil be a stern wheeler
and will beeqnipped with Improved
aad powerful machinery, being built
accoram; to tne ideas of Capt. Jitn
sirecaius. ine two engines are
being bnilt by D. M. Swain, of Still
water, Mirn , wbilu (rupe, of Daven
port, has the contract fur making
Will Ilaal tor UoM.
The other boat, which will be 100
feet long with 30-foot beam and 5
foot hull, will be employed for proa
pecticg purposes. She will be equip
ped with a I'j inch sand pump, which
win araw ibe golden nuggeta from
the bottom ct the river. Math boats
will be operated nnder tha direction
of Capt. William Kcaack, and will
be manned by people from this tec
The boat! will da towed np to the
Yukon by one cf tho tteimcra wbict
has been over the route before.
Capt. Streckfus aaya they will have a
cargo cf passengers and freight,
though, and he will soon be prepared
ts aell tickets through to Dawson
City. Twenty-lite people, mostly
members or the Kock Island &
Alaska Mining company will man
the t tenners. The company's stock
is owned by residents oi Kock Island
Daveap jrt Clinton aad Le Claire.
A rw Tolas' r That M.y ba taUr.
I. worth knowiug tbat liig Joe
and Snow K;akebranlaof flinr plea:
That they arc sold by W. A. Ehleb
That he alio has grape frnit and
That he his cauliflower, green pep
pers, endive, encumbers and a var
iety of other vegetables.
That in fart tnere's n" better place
for getting just what yon want than
at Ebleb's. 309 Twentieth atrect.
Tea Woo. ra War
ComtuenJs iUo.f to the well informed
to do plea.aat'y and effectually what
was formerly dono tn the crudest
manner and disagreeably as well.
To cleanse the ejsiem and break up
colds, headaches and fevers without
unpleasant after effects, ure the de
lightful liquid laiative remedy.
Syrup of Figs. Made by California
Ka.f r 1. Caaao mlak
Coffee at night It spoils their sleep.
Yea can dank Graia-0 when yon
please and sleep like a top. t'er
Urain O docs not stimulate; it nour
ishes, cheers and feeda. Yet It looks
and tastes like the best coffee. For
tervens persons, young people and
AlMrcn. (lria-0 is the perfect
drink. Made from pwre graina. Get
a package from your grocer today.
Try it in place of coffee. 15 and S5c
Ara V.a UwK t AKIta?
The Kock Island route offera low
eat raWa. choice of all established
routea and through car e rrioe to
Tagtt sound porta. Call at the C
R. I. P. ticket cilice for lull infor
mation end the latest map of the
Arnold's Rromo Celery cures head
ache; 10. 15 and 60 cents. Eeis'
N THE CIRCUIT COURT.
ri. a lie X.rtoa ea Iriai tvt Laroacj
Otfeae Casaa. .
Mrs. Alice Norton, nnder Inliet
ment for larceny, was placed on trial
before a jury ia the circuit court yes
terday afternoon. She with her
husband, Charlea Norton, and her
brother-ia law, John Norton, were
indicted for tha theft of 10
bushels of PDtatoti frotD Sam
uel Kennedy, of Andalcsla. The two
men pleaded guilty and were given
jsil sentences and nominal tines.
Mrs. Mcrna, however, pleaded not
guilty. She claims toil C3 tVe sight
of the theft she was visiting at the
home of her father, George Xrucken
millar. W. A. Mtcse and W. C.
Allen ra defending, while State's
Attorney Searie prusecatsf.
Ju'ige ut this morning orierei
that Mrs. Anna McDermott furnish
security for costs in her suit fur
breach of promise against Matthias
Schnell by March 1, cr the case
womd becismi'scd. Tne conrt also
ordered that Edward A Id ay furnish
additional security for the costs in
his tu t in assumpsit againtt his
mother. Mrs. Mary Osb&r.
The jury in tho case of August
Nel.cn, indicted for burglary, yes.
terday afterancn returned a verdict
finding the defendant guilty of petty
larceny. Tne conrt thereupon sen
tenced him to 15 davs in jail and
fined him 5 and costs.
STRONG MEN MAKE TESTS.
Johnson ettd Lund la DIat Smith Bros.
The test of strength between John
son and Lunaln, of Stockholm,
Sweden, and the Smith brothers, of
California, who have been traveling
wiin ttingiiag Bros . shows, occurred
at the sgcer cpera houso, Molice,
last night, ana the honors were
awardea to Johnson and Lundin by
Keieree westaway. ine slakes were
5C0 and two-thirds of the gr.te re
ceipts. The score waa 83 for John
son and Lundin to 61 for the Smith
brothers. Tho tests consisted in
raiting dumbbells in various posi
tions, heavy lifts, showing strength,
skill, training and endurance.
An entertainment and danco
given by Laurel lodge. No. 4, Degree
of Honor, at or k man hall last even
ing. The progam ooneisted of piano
solos by Misses Kane Fils and Abbie
O'Connell; recitation by Addie Sim
mooe; song by the Klondike quaitet,
Messrs. U. G. Appelqiist, C. V. Jo.
sephson, V. S. Carlsiedt and G. A.
Bergstoa; violin and piano duet by
Blanche and Walter Sutcliffe, and a
piano duet by Missea Abbie O'Con
nell and Ella Hnssell. Dancing fol
lowed, 69 cou pica participating. At
12 o'clock supper was served.
Mrs. W. II. Whisie r gave a recep
tion to 150 of her lady friends at her
home, 715 Twenty-second street, yes
terday afternoon. It was a charm,
in; affair, the decorations being pick
and white. The hottess was assisted
in receiving by her daughter, Mrs.
C. A. Spencer.
The second of the series ct dances
of tho Iroquois elm was giv:n last
evening at K. I, hall. Petersen fur
nished the music, and a delightful
lime was had.
Mrs. Charlea McHugh entertained
the chorus of the Amateur Musical
club at the Harper House this after
noon. Refreshments were served.
Coroner L. V. Eckhart and a jury
composed cf V. H. Clino. fjremin,
J. J. Rch. William Leo. W. P.
Hartley, George W. Henry and W. I
Nichols conducted an icqnest yester
day afternoon over the remains cf
Perry Chapman, the Rock Island
switchman, and a verdict was ren
dered in accordance with the evi
dence of Drs H. C. PJummer and J.
De Silva, that death was caused from
a rupture of the left ventricle of the
The funeral of Mr. Chapman will
b j held from his late home on Forty
teccud ttrect at 2 p. m tomorrow.
Cspt A. J. Whitney is putting in a
busy winter t b'.e beat ways south
of the ci'y wbore, under bU direc
tion. hip csrp-niers are bni'.ding
ner dump bjat and repiiring h:s
gereral llei. Hi has sexeril iru
portnet contracts to complete th
firrt thing in the spring, one of
which fs Muscatine harbnr. while it
is rumr red tho captain will also re
ceive a large contract f ir
in connection with tbe
w Csoa la the Crow J.
The feature of a ale gh rids in
which a pirty of professional men of
Davi nport and their wives indu'ged
thectoer niht, was a mysterious
colored geulleman who aocompanid
tho party, n the person of a former
citv cfficlsl of that city, well known
in Rack Island, but who concealed
his identity so thoroughly that no
ono dreamed that he was other than
tbe real article in the way of a saf-fron-hned
attendant of one of the
46erilef4 tMt o.,V
List or letten uncalled for at tbe postoSae
at Kock Island J a a. A, l--:
Ilranwe. Mr Ru!l. Kl.-lx-h
liaird.Uora Klnckerhocker. fcfr.
Hrck. Jnlin K.ley. Frnk
Dewe't. lenwn Marirart. Joe
frr Unrr Mriler. Tiilie
Uremie'a.C. K Simmon. Ro.ef.a
Ilart-ook. U W. Wune. Jim
T. H. Truma.v loatma&ter.
Tkar U Ho Ab'.nt It.
No question irdeed with those who
bare used it, but tbat Foley's Kidney
Cure is absolutely reliable tor all kid-' J
aey and bladder CitcaEvs. For sale1?
by T. H. Thomas. I
Subscribe for Tai Asatrs.
- I avk
Rock Island Said to Have Had
a Cold Deal Without
GOT QAT WITH TEE 0., B. &
AcoofdlBly ThJN Ate to B. hj in-
rrovenrata oa Twentieth Btraet-Tm
la tha SabitaaM of IHorf Whloa I.
mna Qilccy aa m Warolna; b Viw ot
PtBdlta foattloas Thtte .
Has Reck Island gotten the cold
shoulder without Knowing it? It
sometimes happens that wo mast go
a&icad to learn the news of borne.
but it has not been imagined before
that Rock Island waa to be held up
to other go-ahead cities of Illinois
as an example ot error, oeioio at
least she had been told wherein she
had misbehaved. Yet here comee
theQuincy Herald, anent the pro
posed U , B. x u. improvements
there, whioh have heretofore been re
ferred to in Thk Argus, and under
the caption "A Word to the Wise
Great Improvement to Quincy May
b Abandoned by a False Step' says:
"It Is well enough to look after the
city's Interests, but it is ail
wrong to jeopard;? the grand
improvements the C , B. & Q.
intends making in Quincy by
imposing npsn the. company re
strictions that no private individual
wonld consent to were be asked to
concede them to business rivals and
competitors. The ueople want to
see the questions at issue solved in a
liberal as woll as intelligent spirit.
Kock Island quite recently thought
p ho could get gay with the C , B. &
Q. Tho company quit the city oold
and the improvements contemplated
have been abandoned. Kemomber
Rock Island, Messrs. Aldermen. Also
remember Quincy of some years ago,
when she committed the same error."
What la tba Matara or Oar l (Tenter
In the midst of the consternation
over having been made inch a specta
cle of before the state, Rock Island
will naturally cry out in her anxiety
'for an explanation of the nature ot
ner ouense. v nerein nam sne
sinned? Is bor offense one of com
mission, or of omission? Surely if
the city has done grievous wrong she
should know of it, and it is no; be
coming a great corporation like the
C, B- & Q. road lo go off and Eulk at
ns. No, no, it is all wrong; there is
some great, deep, hidden mystery
somewhere, and before the setting of
another day's sun, we must hunt out
the 3on of a gun who has thus done
Iiat the question is, who, with
slander on his lips and falsehood in
his heart, his gone abroad to smirch
the city's good name? Who has held
Rock Island up to scorn, as a dread
ful warning to another city on the
verge of following in her footsteps.
There is but one thing that will satl
ate for the evil, the unprovoked evil
that has been done us at this time.
There is but one vindication in the
face of the outrage, vindication alike
lor KocS island and for the (J., B
Tho Twentieth street depot must
be built this spring.
H.tttr Tnaa Klondike Gold
Is health and strength gained by
taking Hood's Sarsaparllla, the great
blood puriuer. It fortibes the whole
system and gives such strength thst
nervous troubles cease, and work
which seemed wearing and labor
ious, becomes easy and is cheerfully
performed. It has done this for
others, it will for you.
Hood's pills are tho bost family
cathartic and liver tonic. Gentle,
Tax Collector-. Mutter.
The taxes for 1837 are now due
and payable at the cflico of county
superintendent or FcbooJs, court
house, first fljor near north entrance,
Bring last year's tax receipts end
avoid delay in searching for descrip
tions. I". J. LEE.
Where trie Mood loses its
CrcsceitjJ intense rt3 grows thin and
' watery, as in anemia, there is
m a constant teelinp; oi exhaus
ax iiuii, a uiukui energy vitality
and the spirits depressed.
cf CxI-Iiver Oil with Hypo
J phosphites of Lime and Soda
(ft is peculiarly adapted to correct
a this condition. The cod-liver
jj oiL emulsified to an exquisite
fineness, enters the blood direct
and feeds its every corpuscle,
restoring: the natural color and
giving vitality to the whole
system. The hypophosphites
reach the brain and nerve
centres and add their strength
ening; and beneficial effect. -J
tt the roses have left your
checks, if you are growing;
thin and exhausted from over
work, or if age is beginnm?
to tell, use SCOTT'S Emuf
sion. Be sure you gft SCOTT'S Emulsion.
A!! drwpsu: vx. and Si.oo.
CrnTT A. pnwvc r .
To Make Room for Spring Goods
we will, for One Week.
Make the Following
1 i i a
Unniinnrl Urinnn nn
No. SOJ I135.C0 Oak Set for 1100.00 a
No. 656 110.00 Oak Set for 75.00
No. 772 95.00 Oak Set for 65.00
No. 0G0 95.00 Oak Set for 65.00
No. 23 95.00 Oak Set for... 62.C0
No. 678 90.00 Oak Sot for... 61.00 S
No. 523 85.00 Oak Set for 50.OO
No. 1171 J 75.00 Oak Set for.. 50. 00
No. 625 68.00 Oak Set for 50.OO 5
No. 705.. T... 15.00 Oak Set for 88.00
Bring this list with you. Every item sold as
advertised. These prices only during this sale.
A J. Smith & Son:
123. 125 West Third Street.
Of that mighty dollar of yours until you have
seen what we are doing in the way of cut
prices on suits. The season is almost over
with us, but it is only beginning with you.
We are making active preparations for the
spring campaign when you are just entering
upon the winter use of clothing. If price
cutting will clear the table come to Bargain
Men's, Boys' and Children's.
$7 Men1 Suits sell at $ 5 00
118.50. $18. $1G 50 and $16 Men's Suits sell at 13 40
$12, $11 and $10 Men's Snits sell at 8.20
Boys' Knee Tent Suits $G.75, $6.50, $6, $5.60. at 4 90
Hoys' Knee Pant Suits $4.75, $4.50, $4.40, at s 98
Boys' Knee Pant Suits $J.75, $3 60, $3.60, $3.35, at .... 2 88
Boys' Knee Pant Suits, odd suits, extra good material 2 35
Boys' Knoe Pant Suits, $2.60, $2.40, $2.25, at 1.85
Mother's Friend" FUnnel Waists,
$1.25, $1, oiosing out broken lots at 75o.
SOMMERS & LaVELLE.
1804 Second Avenue. One Frio.
Keep Your Feet Warm
It will not cost you much now, and
it will prooably save you a big doc
tor's bill tor the fature. Every
thing in the line of warm footwear
to be closed out at cost
Ladies' Felt Slippers for 50c
Ludies' Felt Shoes for 8)
Men's Arctics $1.00
Men's Low Overshoes 50c and. 75c
Men's Fleece Lined, High Cat
Men's Clogs 25 0
Misses' Fleece Lined Rabbers. . 25c
Children's Fleece Lined Itnbbers 22c
MfcN'3 FELT EOOTS 403
Lots of other bargains not men
CENTRAL SHOE STORE.
Whenever you tee wall paper of extra cho'ce,
design or finish, extra richness, ycu may cepend
that it came from the big stote of the
ADAMS Wall Paper Co,
310, 312, 314
1 ipt irzinX
1713 BECO D AVENUE.
of Wall Paper.
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