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TFTTE ARAlTfl. TTTlTHriAV. APPTT. TO iqqq
I what you might easily term our store this spr irg.
Our record for all former seasons has been laid low
and we now present for your admiring gaze a dis
play of furniture that includes everything that is
late. Space will not allow a mention of the
Hundreds of New
And the fair prices we have fixed upon them. You
know what our Carpet and Rug department has
been in past years. It is even greater this year and
we want you to call this spring more than ever be
fore. No matter what you want in our line
We Are Satisfied
That with our present facilities we can please you.
Cor. Sixteenth Street
LEADERS IN FTJRISTIT'CrRE
Take Your Time
Means in general terms not to hurry yourself. Take
your time to Folsom's means to have your watch and
clock repairing done in the most thorough manner.
During house cleaning time is the season when that
clock that has given you no little annoyance for a
long period should have attention. Send it to Fol
som's and it will be returned to you in perfect order.
The work done at his establishmend may be relied
upon. MANY PRETTY NEW NOVELTIES IN
HIS ALWAYS COMPLETE STOCK OF JEW
ELRY. Folsom's Mid Sioie.
Jewel Gasoline Stoves,
Puritan wickless Oil Stoves.
We cordially invite you to call and examine
our spring stock. The finest and most com
plete line in the city. Come in and see our
'Puritan" blue flame wickless oil stove, that
burns either kerosene oil or gasoline and
does it perfectly, too. We carry only' the
best and mpst reliable standard goods, and
our prices are within the reach of everyone.
If you corns as a Vf$itor you will remain as a Customer,
The Conversion wijl be due to the Goods and Prices.
Allen . Mirers & Conrpmw
opposite Harper House. 1821 SECOXD AVE
and Second Avenue.
T OF THE VOTE,
Present Council to Decide
AOTIOI OF LAST EIGHT'S 8E8SI0I.
Alltron Differ With tha Opinion of
tha Attorney, Who Bold That ta
Hew Body Shoal hit lea Own Hem.
ben Bids oa Ua Kutnolr Opmad
Blta of Chat.
The petitions contesting the elec
tions of G. A. Johnson and Frank
A. Andrews, filed by William Ecker
mann and B Winter, were read in
the earlj part of last night's
council meeting. The interested
wards were well represented among
the spectators. Mayor Medill an
nounced that he had been informed
by William McEniry and E. D. Swee.
ney, attorneys lor the contestants,
and Mr. Andrews, respectively, that
the new council was the proper body
to decide who should be seated as its
members. Therefore, he suggested
that the petitions be received and
filed, and allowed to take their reg
ular course. Aid. Wheelan moved
that the petitions be received and
Aid. Johnson was nervous. He
argued in favor cf the present coun
cil counting the vote, and so moved.
He said different attorneys had dif
ferent opinions. Ho wanted the
question settled at once he dido'l
want the matter to drag along. Aid.
Winter also favored immediate ac
tion. Johnson's substitute car
ried 12 to 2. The council
not having a legal right to pro
ceed further without the presence
of the contestants, Chief Pender was
requested to notify these gen
tlemen, together with Attorneys
McEniry and Sweeney, to report
at the council chamber immediately.
In the meantime other business was
taken up and occupied the attention
of the aldermen nntil arter 10
o'clock. Messrs. Eckermann and
Andrews had arrived. The mayor
said it would take two hours at least
to count the votes. This was im
mediately followed by a motion to
adjourn until Friday night, which
was carried, a few voting negatively.
The election contests will in all prob
ability be disposed of at this time,
and the reservoir cement, masonry
and excavation contracts awarded.
The mayor said the railroad ordi
nances would also be acted upon at
It is doubtful, however, if the
present council will decide the elec
tion contests. City Attorney Marshall
contends that it is for the new body
to determine who shall occupy the
seats in controversy, and as Attor
neys McEniry and Sweeney coincide
with his opinion, it is probable the
matter will be left to the incoming
Alder men-Elect Robert C Beck,
of the First ward, and George W.
Aster, of the Fourth word, attended
F. P. Blair, promoter of the Ter
minal enterprise, was on deck, wear
ing that same old smile.
City Attorney Marshall was absent
owing to illness.
Aid. Nelson deolares he is going to
have his moustache annihilated after
his term expires, for what reason he
will not explain.
The council chamber clock, whose
ticker had been silent for sometime,
resumed operations last night, Ser
geat Archer having applied the oil
Charles Zeis and Henry L. Baker
were unanimously confirmed for pa
trolmen. Mayor Medill repotted that he and
the waterworks committee had re
cently visited Kan
inspected the Jewell filteringplant in
uperauua more, ne uispiajea mree
bottles of water one showing its
condition when first taken from the
mnddy Missouri, after it bad passed
through the settling basin, and after
it had been filte ed. The water had
been separated from about 97 per
cent of its suspended matter and
bacteria, being as clear as crystal.
The bids on the reservoir excava
tion, masonry and cement, of which
there were six, after being opened
and read, were referred to the inarnr
and waterworks committee, to report
at me next meeting ol the council.
Two propositions were read from
the Jewell Filter company for the
installation of a plant in connection
with the propesed mervoir. Th y
were referred to the waterworks
committee to report.
The board of local improvements.
con&istin? of Mavor Medill. A d.
Dauber and Street Commissioner
Henry L. Kinner, submitted a report
recommending the paving of Twenty
sixth street from Fifth to Seventh
avences. The council several
months ago decided to macadamize
this thoroughfare, bnt a maioritv of
the property holders favored bfick
paving, and embodied their desires
in this respect in a petition to the
board of improvements. The ordi
nance was considered and adopted,
and the city attorney was instructed
to begin proceedings for the confirm
ation of the assessmeut against tbe
property for the payment of the pro
posed improvement, the city clerk
being also instructed to advertise for
bids on the work.
A Lit far SO Oats.
Many people have been cored of
kidney diseases by taking a 50 cent
bottle of Foley's Kidney Cure
oy x. ii. l nomas.
I ana a. - . .
IIMt UBITUART RECORD.
Djath r Bvnry C. Bloamfl.l , of Ml an,
Henry C. BloomSald, former pro
prietor of the Black Hawk saloon,
died at his home in Milan last night
at 11:15, after an illness of two
weeks. He was born in Crawford
county, Pa., July 16. 1817. He
leaves besides his wife two children,
Jessie, 9 years, and Wayne, twoyears
of age. The faneral will take place
from the home tomorrow at 10 a. m.
with interment at tbe Dickson bury
ing ground at Sears.
Mrs. Lena Peterson, wife of Samuel
Peterson, died Sanday at 2 p m. at
her home, 1521 Fourth avenue, the
fatal ailment bsing consumption.
Mrs. Peterson was 25 years of age.
The funeral will be held from the
house at 10 o'clock tomorrow morn
ing. A telegram came to John J.
gram yesterday annonncing
death at Ontario, Canada,
his grandmother, Mrs. Mary
gram, aged 87 years. Mrs.
gram formerly resided in Moline
She leaves three sons, John and
Charles, of London, and Andrew In
gram, of Sock Island.
Justice Hawes has continued the
trial of Gib Murray until 9 o'clock
Willie FJycn and Frank Bodman
were each fined 2 and costs apiece
tor disorderly conduot by Magis
trate atanora yesterday. They went
Thomas Smith, a well dressed
stranger, was taken from the Com
mercial house today by Sergeant
Archer and given a bunk at head
quarters to sleep off a large-sized
jag. Smith was making things
lively at tbe hotel. He said he was
bound fur Omaha. He had 1 20 and
a satchel in his possession.
A hobo named Kennedy, arrested
for drunkenness, was mopping the
floor at the station the other morn
ing. Officer Fitzgerald struck up a
conversation with him. Kennedy is
a product of the Emerald Isle.
"What county are joa from?" in
quired the tfliier. "Tipperary."
replied Kennedy. '-No you're not,"
said Fitzgerald. "The men from
that county don't get drunk." Offi
cer Fitzgerald is aTipperary man.
The City of Winona was in and out
The Zip MaCoy and Lizzie Gardner
The stage of the water at the Bock
Island bridge at 6 a. m. was 4.10 and
stationary; the temperature 45.
The river is stationary at St. Paul.
is rising from U -ed's Landing to Du-
uuque, stationary at Le Claire and
Kock Island, and falling from Dcs
Moines Rapids to St. Louis.
Lea Silli Uil acting.
After all the noise nrer tha
alleged intention of Township Col
lector r. j. Lee to shirk his duty
in regard to the gathering of the
personal taxes, the latter frentleinan
continues doing business at the old
stand. Mr. Lee had no thought
of leaving his work incom
pleted. It was simply a mis
understanding of the law on hia
part. He is right after all persons
owing personal tax, and insists on
prompt payment, as no one is ex
empt under the law. Mr. Leo will
have his office with the county treas
urer at the court house.
If Ton Wish to ba Wall
You must fortify your system against
in auacKs oi aisease. lour blood
must be kept pnre. your stomach
and digestive organs in order, your
appetite good. Hood a Sarsarj&rilia
is the medicine to build vmi nn
pcrify and enrich vour blood and
you strength. It creates an appe
tite and gives digestive power.
Hood's pills are the favorite family
cathartic, easy to take, easy to oper
Attention, Camper and rUblnc Fartlas.
We are headquarters for carnitine
and fishine supplies; also a full line
of fresh eroceries always on hand
and at the lowest price. Ioe deliv
ered to all camrs. Fresh and enrpd
mats. fresh produce direct from the
larm. ah goods sold will be de
livered free of charge.
8. J A pi-lb, Sears, 111.
If Tea ara Kmil'.a
and cannot sleep at night, a dose of
Dr. Bell's Pine-far-Honey will give
natural rest and rifret.hiasr sIccd. It
checks a couh at once acd cims a
coll in one n'ght It heals tue
tbroat, chest and lung, cures
cripjje permanently, does not nop
efy, is harmless. Children love it
O i people like it. Giod druggUti
sell it. Price, 2i cents.
Hhaka lata toor gbuea
Allen's Foot-Ease, a powder for the
feet. It cures painful, swollen,
smarting feet and instantly takes the
sting on: of the corns and bunions.
It's the greatest comfort discovery of
the age. Allen's Foot-Ease makes
tight-fitting or new shoes feel easy.
It is a certain cure for sweating, cal
lous and hot, tired, aching feet. Try
it today. Sold by all druggists and
shoe stores. By'mail for 25 cents in
stamps. Trial package free. Ad
dress, Alien S. Olmsted, LeKoy, Ji.T.
"Itchirg hemorrhoids were the
plsgue of my life. Was almcst wild.
Uoan's Ointment enred me qaickly
and permanently, after doctor had
iauea v. . corn well. v n
j street. Si ugertie. N. T.
jby Marshall & Fisher.
ALL IS HOW ACTIVITY,
These are Capt. Blunt't Busy
Days at Rock Island
I50REASI5G SHCHEST, HOSE W0EI
foundry aad Equipment Shop ta ba
Startad at Oaoa la Addition ta What
Has Already Baaa Dona la Usa Way
of tuk Operations oa tha Uovara
These are Capt. S. E. Blnnt'a bnsy
days at Bock Island arsenal. The
commandant and his staff of army
assistants and all employed at tbe
arsenal are busy with the war
preparation cperations. Each day
brings additional orders necessitat
ing an increase in the working
forces. With scarcely any interrup
tion the arsenal is busy now the en
tire round of the day.
Orders came from Washington la9t
night to Capt. Blunt for tbe immed
iate manufacture of many thousands
of articles cf infantry equipment in
addition to the usual assignments,
which keeps the regnlar force busy
turning out at the arsenal. The re
sult Is that the captain has arranged
for the operation cf the equipment
shop and fonndry 16 honra a day.
A night shift will be pnt on at tbe
equipment shop tonight, and at th
foundry as soon as possible, as earl;
as tomorrow night probably. The
arsenal will be bumming nearly as
busily at night as in day time then.
New men are being employed as
rapidly as those competent to do the
work required of them can be se
cured. The force engaged in cleaning
Springfield rifles has also been in
creased, nntil now about 400 of the
guns are being turned out daily.
Will Prisoner Ba Brought HareT
People in Bock Island who recall
the days of the rebellion have made
some inquiry as to the possibility of
Spanish prisoners being brought
here from Cuba in the event of hos
tilities. While this is a subject that
cannot be discussed from a military
standpoint, it is supposed that all
will depend upon the outcome of the
siege of Cuba, as far as the disposi
tion of prisoners is concerned. The
Spanish officers and soldiers which
Uncle Sam may feel constrained to
take nnder his charge for tbe
time being may be imprisoned in
Cuba, and if they become too obstrep
erous, they may be sent to this conn
try and confined in temporary yt .son a,
or sent to the government prison at
Fort Leavenworth, or possibly to
Rook Island ars nal. should acotra
mcdations bo made for them here.
Conditions, cf course, are all to
gether different from what they were
in the civil war.
Tuesday, April 19, the C, B. Li
P. railway will tell round trip tickets
to the west, northwest and south
west at ono fare plus 2. Return
limit 21 days. Call at Kock Island
route ticket ollioe for fnll informa
tion. Maw and Vaiaabla
medicinal agencies are combined in
Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar- Honey. It ad
vances a new theory in the treatment
of coughs, colds, lung and bronchial
troubles. It gives immediate relief
A Baaeun of Uopo.
xo tnose awioiea witn kianey or
bladder diseases is Foley's Kidney
Cure. Guaranteed. For sale by T.
Scrofula, r-alt rheum, erysipeles
ana omer aisiressing eruptive dis
eases, yield quickly and permanently
to the clensiug. purifying power of
Burdock Blood Bitters. For sale by
Marshall & Fisher.
j RAMSER. j
f CLOCKS REPAIRED RIGHT
f See our awell line of 4
f Clocks. They are fine. I
TO KEEP IT AGOING!
business even larger than last week's. Saturday night brought
to a close the most successful Spring , Opening Sale we hart
ever held. We have arranged for another grand special
week. Read every item.
8hirt Waist Sensation.
Amone other unquestioned bargains
for Chit week in ttiis department we
in sen i.uuu styiisb bhirt Waists
with single point yokes. laundried
collars and cuffs, in a big variety of
patterns ana colors, at just 2do each.
These Waists will be on sale from 10
to 11 o'clock each day until
Closed OUt mJ
$1.50 House Wrappers 79c.
S00 Percale Home Wrappers hand
somely made, with ruffles and braid
trimming, made to sell at 7")si
tl 50, will be, this week... ZTX
Ladies' Jackets, Suits and
50 new Suits popular tan coverts.
navy, preen, ?rar Bnd black Series
handsomely man tailored. 112.50,
$15 and f 17 suits, this T O SZf
$9 New Spring Jackets for $5.
65 new and most stylish Jackets.
values 17.53, 13.50 and 9.
tans, navy and black, this
$5 Dress Skirts $2.37.
100 Dress Skirts in the latest baya
dere effects new plaids, new mil
tnres, new black fancies, values f 3
to S, keep it agoing, (Try 17
this once JmJ
I That is the reason why we
sue cess. I he Stem-Dloch
tailors, whose label you
! . & 1
in our biorc, nas
large wholesale way at
jwhat the merchant
retail wav at the maximum emmv wi,. 1
the merchant tailor buys one suit pattern
they buy 10.000. Where the merchant tailor em-
ploys one tailor they employ 1,000. These are some
of the reasons why these
the best made-to-measure
half their price.
1804 becond Avenue
The Peoria Stoves and Ranges
are the Leaders.
If you are tn teed of a Stove or Range It will pay
you to et the best. All ttut use the Peoria Stoves
praise fhra very highly, at d there are thousands in
use. Tiyone and you will be convinced. Every
Stove and Range Is warranted. Give us a call and
we will save you money. We also handle a complete
line of Blur: Flame Oil and Gasoline Stoves. All
goods warra&ted. Beit Goods. Lowest Prices.
SUMMERS rS GO. ISU""
And to maW thU
Silks, Extraordinary Offering
600 yards of short lengths, fancy
Checks and Brocades, black Pmsj de
Soies, black Taffetas, blaok Satia
Ducbesse, S to 10 yard lengths, the
ends of pieces cat up during omr
great ailk selling. Values art 70,
98o, 11.21, SI 60 a yard; commencing
Monday at 9 o'clock and Cflf
while they last yonr choice JJ
Colored Novelty Dress Good
All new, all desirable, bnt theyYo
odd pieces, odd lengths, and go tot
less than half price. Wo show ao
mercy to odd pieoes. It's yoit
chance. 150 odd lengths, English
worsted changeant Brocades, velnee
np to 15o n yard, 8) yard to 10 yard
lengths, ont they go at jQn
87 dress pattern lengths of faney
Worsteds, worth just donblo tho
price they are marked for f)Ci
this week VOL
90 fine novelty suit patterns, nil
the newest colorings, snake beaatlfnl
spring costumes, worth f 3 to f S 45
Large assortment of stylish DreM
Patterns, German Novelty Weave.
English Costume Cloths, silk and
wool fine French Fancies, valnee
to 5 and 15.50. while CTO A 7
they last 4't
IS THE BUTTERFLY WHICH
ALL MEN ARE CHASING AND
WHICH BUT FEW CATCH.
all take off our hats to
Co., the famous wholesale
will find on all the good
, . . .
succeeaea in doing m a
the minimum exoense
tailor does in a small
va. ww UVIV
clothes, though as trood as
sort, can be sold at one-1