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THE ABGTJS, THURSDAY, MAY 5, 1897.
In business and in building life are
much the same thing. On it mus'. rest
the weight of years that follow 30 that
it matters much just how it is laid. The
cornerstone of Shields' business was
laid on the principle of "Your Money's
Worth at All Times." It has proved
A SUBSTANTIAL ROCK
Upon whkh to build, and when all has
been done and said it is the one prin
ciple that should underlie all business
ventures. In grocery merchandising
you cannot miss it by getting your share
of the offerings at Shields', where each
dollar represents the full one hundred
cents in value.
In the great naval
. ands. All the world
It Has Good Stores.
Foremost among these is one in the jewelry line
that is attracting thoughtful buyer?, who aim to
get that for which they pay. High grade goods
at fair prices has made this store a Mecca for all
in search of reliable jewelry.
nip well m
We are headquarters for Jewel Gasoline Stoves,
Hose and Hose goods, Lawn Mowers and Every
thing in the line of seasonable summer goods.
Opposite llurper House.
victory at the 1'hilippine Isl
has again been shown this
All ,'Rock Island rejoices
is the oldest and best on
the market. There being
over three times as many
of them in use as any
other refrigerator made,
Speaks for Itself
Call and see them. We
have a complete line and
at prices that defy com
n ii i u.mi Mmmmmmm
1S21 SEC05D AVE
HARD Oil BASEBALL
Engineer of the Elements Works
in Some Unseasonable
WT GROUNDS, SEIVEEING PUYEB8
Clubs AU Arunnd the Circuit Pufferlne
From the Same Canse I'ootponement of
Today's Game, the Rock Island and Cedar
R:tp!dn Teams Iravini; for the Ijtter
Town Tonight Talk of the Diamond.
This kind of weather is enough to
discourage the most liatient and en
thusiastic hasehallist. And worse
still, it is proving disastrous to the
management's exchequer. The West
ern association had similar condition
to contend with at the lieginning of
last season, and a few of the niana"--
s have not recovered from the shock
which their purses sustained vet.
The Twelfth street park is wet and
sogtrv. and it would he almost sui
cidal for a iilaver to attempt to run
the liases. The atmosphere is too
cold, anvway. and if it was deter
mined to struggle through a game,
there would not he a corporal's guard
to witness it.
Manag'-r Anderson and his liovs are
huiririn'' the fireside criticism"" the
weather prognosticator and huuiminir
selections snu'irest'ivc of the beautiful
uniuier time. They are keeping a
t i IT upper lit), and console themselves
with the assurance that the present
conditions can not hold out much
ah rallies in 1 ne western associa
tion were postponed vesterdav on ae
count of cold and rain. Today's meet
ing between Hock Island and Cedar
Rapids was called otT. and both teams
leave for the latter town to
il 1 .'lit lor a series ol three games, i
Hock Island then goes to Dubuoue to
cross bats with Ted Sullivan's timers.
:ifter which they come hack home and
Paddy Lynch was released today.
Anderson. Walsh and Young will
do the. twirling for Rock Island this
James Darnell. Cus Miller and
Harry Hamilton have been appointed
substitute umpires bv the local asso
Umpire Lander says: The um
pire's typical emblem is the sun
llower. as he flourishes in the summer,
is usually denominated yellow, and
looks seedy in the fall."'
Joe Strauss has written home for
his chinchilla. Here is what he said:
Dear Vifey: ISleese sent me my over
coat vat hongs by ile v;1!l out in de
interior of de gloset by de ouder
side of de dining room in. aint it? IV
jroick: I'm nearly freezing. I'll write
more veil I get de put. Yours.
Mrs. S. E. Walters and Miss Annie
F. ltarron. '.Ill Twenty-second street.
have been called to Freeport by the
death of their sister. Miss Julia Har
1011. The deceased was a teacher in
the Freeport public schools.
Funeral services for Mrs. Allies M.
M unlock were held at St. Joseph's
church at ! o'clock this morning.
Rev. Father Thomas Mackin officiat
ing. The remains were laid at rest
in Calvary. The pallbearers were
Henry Kinner. Patrick Kennedy. W.
A. Xon is. Hans Paulsen. W. S. Flack,
and J. W. Crahain.
M tlie Depot Grounds.
Operations will be commenced at
the Burlington Railway company's
new depot grounds on Second avenue
and Twentieth street as soon as
six remaining dwellings can be sold
and removed. The company is anx
ious to get rid of them, and'intiinates
there is a bargain in store for the
man who speaks piick. There is con
siderable tilling to be done on the
premises before the tracks are laid.
Then after the tracks comes the pas
senger depot, which the city has a
gilt-edge agreement will lie' no less
than two stories, of brick with stone
t ri n l in i n gs . a n d a 1 ica u t y .
Impure I.lnod in Spring.
This is the almost universal exper
ience. Diminished perspiration dur
ing I he winter, rich food vnd close
confinement indoors are some of the
causes. A good spring medicine, like
Hood's Sarsaparilht. is absolutely
nei essary to purify the blood and put
tiie system in a healthy condition at
cart hart ic and
the liest family
Attention, Canipers and i'isliine; 1'arties.
We are headquarters for camping
and fishing supplies; also a full line
of fresh groceries always on hand and
at the lowest price. Ice delivered to
all camps. Fresh and cured meats,
fresh produce direct from the farm.
All goods sold will lie delivered free
S. J. Attle, Sears. 111.
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CIRCUIT COURT MATTERS.
Divorce Granted to Frank TT. Hull From
Judge Gest in the circuit court this
morning severed the matrimonial re
lations of Frank W. Hull and Mamie
Hull, theVormer lieing the plaintiff,
and charging his wife with infidelity.
Maj. Beardsley was Hull's attorney.
Judge Gest adjourned court at noon
forthe purjose of going tollenry coun
ty. He afterward found that it would
not lie necessary to fro there, and will
hold court tomorrow and Saturday.
and will hear motions, demurrers and
1 he following cases have lieen set
for trial for next week: Monday.
Church vs. Wiedenhoft; Burton vs.
Pettifer; Connelly vs. Fluegel: Brown
Electric works vs. Deere & Mansur
Co. Tuesday. Burke vs. Daxon: Hots
child vs Brady et al.; Merry man vs.
Sylvan Steel company, et al. Wednes
day. Robinson vs. Robinson: Cralle
vs. Friek; Cralle & llcmenway vs.
Frick. et al. Thursday. Young vs.
Wiegand & Bros.; Ludoiph vs. Bailey;
Woodyatt vs. Gibson. Friday. Payne
vs. Graves; Moline State Savings
bank vs. Guyer; Wheelock vs. Swens
son; Keator vs. Pope, et al.; Evans vs.
Korb; Shajie vs. Et-khart.
DECORATION DAY PLANS.
Annual Obmrvance to the Memory of the
As in the past. Decoration Day, set
apart as an occasion on which to pay
homage to the memory of the de
parted soldiery, will lie fittingly -observed
in Rock Island. It will le
attended by more than usual interest,
in view of the conflict between the
United States and Spain, which has
rekindled the lire of patriotism which
burns within the breast of every
The exercises are lieing arranged
by a general committee of Buford
Post. No. 24:5. G. A. 11.. composed of
Capt.J. M. Beardslev, II. C. Cleave-
land and G. L. Mitchell. There will
be a procession in the morning, in
which all the different organizations
throughout the county have been
askeil by the invitation committee.
W. A. Xorris and W. P. Qnuvle, to
participate. The exercises at the
monument in the court yard will also
occur in the morning.
In the afternoon there will lie the
usual exercises at the cemetery.
H. C. Cleaveland will preside at
the monument, and ("apt. lleardslcy
al the cemetery, ('apt. W.' J. Han
son will be marshal of the day.
C. B. Marshall ami C. J. Setrle will
deliver the principal addresses. L. C.
Daugherty is arranging the musical
The Cyclone came down with 12
strings of logs.
The City of Winona and Verne
Swain were in and out of pott.
The IJuincy came in from the north
and proceeded on her way down the
1 lie stage of water at the iridge at
noon was 4.70 and stationary; the
The Kit Carson. Luniberhv. Beder,
Prescotie and lint ledge, the later with
two barges, went north.
i he river is rising at St. Paul,
Heed's Landing and St. Loins, is sta
tionary at Red Wing. La Crosse, Des
Moines Rapids and Keokuk, is fall
ing at North McGregor. Diiliiiijiie
Le Claire and Hock Island.
Inlinsnn .Tiilnti the Hani.
Lou Johnson has 'rone luck to his
old love, having joined tlie band of
Billy Anient' circus, surrendering
his position at the Woodmei office in
order to do so. Lou's hobby is music.
It is not youthful desire, fired by the
j picturesque side of show
j lias prompted this move.
how life, which
for Lou has
lieen there lief ore. He New a clari
net and did an occasional -turn"' in a
circus for several seasons before com
ing to Rock Island. IU was con
tented so long as the wintry blasts
warbled, but with the coining of
spring, the singing of tlie birds and
the spreading of the circut bill, came
the old longing. Ordinary life had no
further charms for him. He pulled
down his clarinet, and away to the
circus he went. Lou's friends in
Hoi k Island and he has a host of
them all wish him well.
Many People Cannot Drink
Coffee at night. It spoils their sleep.
You can drink Crain-) when you
please and sleep like a top. For
Grain-f) does not stimulate; it nour
ishes, cheers and feeds. Yd it looks
l ami tastes iikc i ne oe.sl fence, for
nervous persons, young people and
children. Grain-O isthe peifect drink.
Made from pure grains. Get a pack
age from your grocer tod:rv. Try it
in Place of coffee. 1. :iiul 'i.
.Sealed proposals will lie received by
the Kock Islanil board of education
until 8 p. m. Tuesday. Mi 'J. for the
plumbing of the Kock Khnd High
school building. Plans tin lie seen
at the ofliee of lrack & Iv-rns. archi
tects. I Dkack i Kekxs.
At T. II. Thomas' drtg store, a
marvelous cure forkidneyrnmplaints.
nervous exhaustion and f inale weak
ness. It is Foley's KM ne v Cure.
For Sale by T. II. Thorn:.
Tbe Burrowei' Vy.
If yen lend a man gran eced, he'll
come around later to borow a lawa
mower. Christian Work.
'Neglected colds male fat grave
hards."' Ir. Woh1"s orwav Pine
Syrup helps men and women to a
happy, vigorous old aje. Sold by
Marshall t Fisher. !
Subscribe for The Aaa'3.
Examination of Soldiers for the
United States Army
KEMBEBS OF O0MPA5T A EOBBED.
rapt. MrConorhie Has Ills Shoe Stoles and
Private I'ratt Is Relieved of 3 "Tonnh
Tarkingoo the Welnh Coast Blankets
Quoted Above Par Breezy Lretter About
Our Hoys at Sprlngucld.
Camp Tanner. Springfield. 111.. May
4. These days in camp are what
Tom Fahey. of Rock Island, would
call "tough tacking on the Welsh
coast." It rained last night and con
tinued at intervals through today, ami
though the lioys shrug their shoulders
at the discomfort to which they have
not become accustomed, they say
nothing and saw wood. True, many
of the meinliers of Company A awake
these mornings with what is known
as '-frog in the throat," but a little
thing like that doesn't liother in tic h
when one wants to lie a soldier. The
long looked for examination for the
United States service was begun today
by Surgeon General Nicholas Semi.
( 'apt. K. P. Birmingham, of the U. S.
army, ami our own Col. C. C. Carter.
The mustering in legins tonight.
Blankets are quoted at 3u0 above
par at 1 a. in. every morning.
Many of the liovs now look fondly
back at the davs when they turned up
.... . i
tlieir noses at cold pie.
It is surprisng how many good siug'
ers have developed in Company A
siuce it left Kock lslaml and story
James Reese, a mcnilier of Com
pany F. of Moline. was taken down
with rheumatism at lamp lanner at
Si)i'inrtiebl. .mil was brouirlit lioiup
I r ' t - r
by several of his companions Tues
day. He had to lie carried from the
Two Cases of Illness.
Two cases of sickness demanding
isolation have apiicared in camp.
Mumps took hold of one and measles
the other. IkUIi of the 3d reiriment.
Yesterday a private in the 4th regi
ment was married.
It is rumored that a mysterious
looking package, which some of the
ollicers of the .id and bth rermients
say looked like dynamite, was found
by one of the captains of the 3d in
a company chest. It was wrapped in
oiled paper ami was of a dark gray
color ami about a foot loni;
i ne noys nave a lriemt in town in
Billy Baker. He is very nice to all of
(ieorge and Luke and our friend
Hayloft must have had a good time
last night, as they did not return very
I here is considerable thieving in
camp. Capt. McConochie awoke the
other night ami Ins shoes were gout1
He hail to buy another pair. Allen
Pratt found when he awoke Monday
that he was shy aliout $5, and
many of the liovs are in the
We all wished we were at the dance
A few of the lioys are in the
We sent one more man honietodav.
The liest salve in the world for cuts
bruises, sores, ulcers, wait rheum
fever sores, tetter, chapped hands
chilblains, corns and all skin eruo
tions, and positively cures piles or no
pav required. It is ruarantecd to
give perfect satisfaction or money re
funded. Price 2.1 cents per Imx. Fo
sale by Hartz & LTlcniever.
A little life may lie sacrificed to
sudden attack of croup if you don
have Dr. Thomas' Kelectric Oil on
hand for the emergency. Sold bv
Marshall & Fisher.
I For Ladles
We are showing a very
swell line of novelties for
spring wear. As usual
we are right in the lead
and can show proper
styles at right prices.
Our line of
Chain Bracelets 1
Is unsurpassed; Just call
aud see em and you will
Eves Examined Free.
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Well Made, Beautifully Caned,
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123. 125 West Third Street
oi in III
Is something which is unknown to the patrons of our
Shirt Department.- Like some of the clothes which
we sell, all our Shirts are made to fit perfectly,
and form pleasant relations between the Shirts, our i
patrons and ourselves. Good shirts here don't mean '
extra cost. The same
where for factory shirts
Laundricd, from ipi.UU IU tpi.UU
Collars, but with Cuffs to match,
$1.00, $1.50 and $2.00
Proper sleeve lengths with every neck size in all grades.
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prices you would pay any-1
will buy our tailored gar-
50 to 75 cents
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to be worn with White
The Peoria Cooks and Ranges
Can't Be Beat.