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THE ABGrUS, TnTJTiSDAY, MAY 5, 1898.
The Wrmthrr We Max Have
the Rock Island police. Detectim.
Jansen brought him over this morn-'
Rain thU sftemoon followed by clear- I ! ing enport Times.
In tonlitht. Fslr and cooler f ridsy. it The ladies of the First
J. M. Sbsribb, Observer.
Taylor stock must go.
Ebcrhart's music house.
Blank books. Taylor stock.
Smoke Kinship 5-cent cigar.
Music 4 cents. Taylor stock.
Order your flour at Beecher's.
Dolls, dolls, dolls. Taylor stock.
Lee's Little Gem is the best broom.
French tissue 1 cent. Taylor stock.
Pictures half price. Taylor stock.
Mrs. William Jackson is visiting in
Stop at Brookman's and have your
River salmon, black lass and cat
fish at Long's.
L. . Barnes, of Fcoria, was in the
Hon. Guy C. Scott, of Aledo, was in
the city yesterday. ,
Order yonr fresh fish at Hess Bros.'
tomorrow. Phone 1031.
Good canned peaches and apricots
10 cents a can at Beecher's.
Hon. Tom Marshall, of Keithsburg,
was a visitor in the city today. '
All package coffee only 10 cents a
package tomorrow at Beecher's.
Cash paid for old gold and silver at
Brookman's, 319 Twentieth street.
A thing of lieauty is a joy forever.
Buy a piano of Ebcrhart and Ik- happy.
Watch for Capt. W. D. Anient 's big
street parade Thursday at 1 o'clock.
J. R. Tuckis has resigned his posi
tion as window decorator for McCabe
Two free exhibitions will be given
daily on show lot by Capt. W. D.
Fresh catfish, salmon, black bass.
Buffalo, German carp and sunfish at
Hess Bros.' tomorrow.
Fresh bread, three loaves for 2."
cents; fresh eggs, three dozen for 10
cents, tomorrow at Beecher's.
See the famous school of trained
ponies and dogs, 50 in number, witli
Capt. W. D. Amenta' show May 5.
The Epworth League of the First
M. E. church will hold its regular
monthly meeting tomorrow evening.
An adjourned meeting of the vestry
of Trinity church will Ins held at the
rectory at 8 o'clock tomorrow even
ing. To every customer buying a pair of
shoes Friday or Saturday will be
given free a pair of good stockings at
A car load of mules, presumably
for the government service, passed
through the city yesterday from the
The city council meets ngain to
night, when among other things the
Second ward aldermauic contest will
Miss Susie M. l)err will arrive to
morrow from Bloomington to attend
the Home Tribunal meeting here to
The Scott county board yesterday
appointed S. F. Knostman overseer of
the poor and Dr. E. S. Bowman
Some choice bargains in second
hand pianos and organs on easv
monthly payments, ('all and see
them at Bow'lby's.
The new Scott county jail, built by
Contractor C. J. Lai kin, of this city,
was accepted by the Scott county
lniard of supervisors yesterday.
First Lieutenant Rowland C. Hill,
of Company C, 20th infantrv. who
church will frivp a vfT.n fr i
w . . V V, U L 11IC 11 HI
dence of Mrs. J. F. Robinson Fridav
afternoon at 3 o'clock. A cordial in
vitation is extended to all to le pres
ent. The Rock Island's new palatial
Denver train will pass through the
city west this afternoon. It will
carry a party of Chicago and Illinois
and Iowa newspaper men as guests of
Clement A. Flagler, a son of Gen.
D. W. Flagler, chief of ordnance, and
former commandant of Rock Island
arsenal, has been made a member of
a court martial board appointed to
try army prisoners at Willefs Point,
J. M. Neal and M. L. Wilkins, ex
manager and ex-secretary, respec
tively, oi me iri-iity racking com
pany, were indicted "yesterday by the
Scott county grand jury for alleged
embezzlement of the company's
Hilly Amcnt's show that is rrowiti'
each season in size as well as popu
larity made its appearance on parade
today. It comes on its own cars and
puts up a good appearance. If merit
counts Billy will some day be a top
notcher in the business.
I). T. Little and Mrs. M. E. Mc
Cullongh. of Milan, gladdened their
homes with New Scale Kimball pianos,
and Fred Hofer and F. W. Boulton
bought Kimball organs at Bowl by 's
last week. Large stock and low
prices is what does it.
Capt. W. D. Ament will open a
3-days' engagement, giving two per
formances daily, at Sixteenth and Sec
ond avenue, Thursday, May 5. The
program embraces many high salar
ied "stars" never before seen at pop
ular prices, f' Admission 10 cents.
C. Hansgen & Co., 3:29 Twentieth
street, will close out their entire'
stock of staple and fancy groceries.
commencing Saturday, Ma v 7, until'
every article is sold. Goods will be :
sold strictly for cash at and U low !
cost. A great opportunity. Don't
forget the place.
Mrs. M. J. Weiser. of Oakland. Cal..
a former resident of Rock Island, is
visiting at the home of Henry Case on
Twelfth street. Yesterday was Mrs.
Wiser's 75th birthday, anil a company
of her friends called and completely
surprised her. The affair was doubly
enjoyed by the venerable hostess, re
newing acquaintances formed many
Under the new ordinance providing
for a plumbing inspector and a lioard
of examiners. Mayor Swensson, of
Moline, has made the requisite ap
pointments. Carl M. Nye. a gradu
ate of the Champaign university, has
Wen made inspector, while James
Hewson, a master plumber, and Al
bert L. Hodgson, a journeyman, have
been appointed as the examiners.
Don't have your pianos ruined by
inexperienced tuners, when you can
have it done right by an old exper
ienced and competent man. The
tuner I employ has had 20 years' con
stant practice, five years of which
was in a large eastern factory, and
nine years he has lieen with "me and
is tuning for the best pianist in the
country and is giving the lest of sat
isfaction. All work warrauted.
D. Roy Bowl by.
HOT SHOT FOR SPANIARDS.
TEN REASONS WHY THE
Leonard Cleanable Refrigerators
EXCEL ALL OTHERS.
1st. They discharge cold air into the ice box.
2d. The flues are removable for cleauiii".
3d. The locks are air-tight. '
4th. The ice racks are metallic.
5th. The shelves are metallic.
There are eiirbt walls to nrescrvn tlu i. -
Thev do not sweat.
8th. The traps will not fall out of the waste pipe.
9th. They are made of hard wood, elegantly carved and ornamented.
10th. Water from accidental leakage" is returned to waste pipe: this
insures their durability.
FOR SALE BY
Why Do You
Running around from
place to place looking
for something for that
Sunday dinner when
you can easily select a
bounteous spread at our
store. It's as easy to
select it as it is to eat
it if vou trade here.
Fg Plant. Cucumbers
Wax Beans, New Peas. Nsw Beets,
Summer Squash, Spinach.
Pineapples, Kilting Apples.
1(20 Stent An.
Arms and Ammnnition Shipped From Km k
The largest shipment since the in
creased operations at Rock Island
arsenal was sent today to various
points along the Atlantic coast. It
consisted of 18 carloads, and included
gun carriages. limlers. caissons, a
suicided at Mobile. Ala., was a native ', quantity of Springfield rifles. 3.000.-
He had been in poor
Miss Lulu Dixon, daughter of John
Dixon, of Indianapolis, formerly of
this city, returned home this mor'nin"
after a visit with her sister. Mrs. l
The Helpers of the U. r. church
will give a clipping We social Thurs
day evening, Mav 5. No admission
fee will lie charged. 15 cents defravs
The city health department dump
lioat was sighted off Fifteenth street
late this afternoon. She is now
moored at the foot of that street all
ablaze with a new coat of paint.
William Boynton. a Kock Islander,
is in the lock-up here on the charge
of stealing. i coat In-longing to Ed Hurl,
of this city. The man skipped out
across the river, and was arrested by
S3 Years Experience.
403 Brady St, Davenport, Iowa,
EASES men AND WOMEN
JUDICAL JOURNAL FREE.
How to get well. How to keep
wau. Consultation fro-n 9 o'clock
ft m. to I o'clock p. m. Sundays
from m. to 1 p. m. Telephone
0U0 rounds of ammunition, and
alrv and infantry equipments.
Black and White Effects.
Black and whito effects again fifjuro
largely in tho domain of both fashion
able dress and millinery. Elack and
white silks, satins and brocades just
brought from over the sea are set forth
by leading importer! Black and white
taffetas, surahs, failles and other fancy
silks and liberty textiles appear. Black
and white checks and plaids are being
formed into stylish spring costumes
by the fasbionablo dressmakers, and
Frenchwomen are now wearing black
and white satin brocade shirt waists with
their stylish black cloth skirts. Waists
of black and white or gray and white
stripes or dots are always good stylo,
whether made in the manner of the cot
ton shirt waists or with Jail fronts
turned back with white rcvers over a
tucked chemisette of fabric to match.
A foil blouse of cream whito silk or
satin, covered everywhere with a dra
pery or veiling merely of jetted black
net, often proves the most becoming of
all waists a slender woman of indiffer
ent complexion can select Sometimes
cream ribbons matching the blouse are
the most satisfactory additions the can
make to the waist; again, a bow of
soft pink or brilliant cerise satin works
wonders of improvement New York
Tbe Yellow Fever Bugaboo.
The lessens taught by General Butler
in New Orleans in 1S62 may be applied
in Cuba in 1&98. Yellow fever is no
match for energy and common sense.
St. Lonis Post-Dispatch.
Home NrrkcrV Excursion.
Mav 3 and 17 the C, R. I. & P. will
sell round trir home seekers excur
sion tickets for one fare plus 2. For
iuu miormation call at Kock Island
route ticket office.
Tln Kind Yn Han kmn
We are Headquarters for
Hooks, per box of 100, 5c.
3-jointed poles from 10c up.
Ixwl sinkers, per doen. 5c,
Reels, brass. 10c.
Lines, complete, 10c.
Minnow pails. 49c.
Trot lines, dip nets, staging, land
ing nets, spoon hooks, etc.
Hammocks and Croquet Sets.
Largtst line of hammocks and cro
quet sets at lowest prices.
All kinds of sewing machines, need
les, lielts, nils, etc. Call and get
prices ln-fore buying.
We will have a large assortment of
plants this week panzy plants, per
dozen. 25c; verhcanie plants. mt
dozen. :.V: geranium plants, per
Phone 4471. Twentieth Street.
In handsome headgear may
le seen at, Mrs. LaFrenz's
Are employed, and an assort
ment at prices that please is
Mrs. La Frenz, 1324 Third Ave.
WE HAVE THE LARGEST LINE
IN THE CITY.
324 Twentieth St., Kock Is'and.
803 West Third St., Davenport.
"fc53S3S"Sw&. "" this1
YOU are stuck on your feet and you know it and you hope to
be for a long time-jet. So why not take good care of them?
Incase them in Shoes made of good leather; Shoes rightly put to
gethernot forgetting the style Q all the little points; for in
"HOSE $3.00 Blacks and Tans, Hand
Sewed. Nobby Styles, will do the
business AA to E.
We close lat 6:30 except Wednesday and Saturday evenings.
ide a Stearns and be Content
1897 Models, $37.50
1893 Models $50
Ask for the Patee Crest,
The best wheel in
the world for $35.
We are Agents for Chase Tires and
fix the punctures fres.
We carry the largest stock of Sundries
In tbe city at prices that are right
REPAIRING WE CAN FI ANYTHING FROM A
.... NUTMEG TO A CLAP OP THUNDER.
202 EIGHTEENTH STREET.
S3F IE! !KT O IE 1El9S9
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Style, Service and Economy are Combined in a Most Unusual &
The Three Shoe Virtuesl
Degree in My Own $3 Ladies' Dark Brown Kid Lace Boots
f, J - sir
With Drown Vesting Cloth Tops. They arc skillfully made and
rightly patterned on the most nwdcrn last. Every shoe lars my
own name, is especially built to my own. order, and I am willing to
stand lH-hind its reputation. Search the state over and you cannot
find Nit or shoe values than are offered in my store. This .1 shoe is
only a specimen of a thousand other equally good values an idea to
guide you to the store of good t-hoo offerings. Good shoes can
always lie found at
SKLLEK OF GUARANTEED
SHOES. 18th St. and 2nd A v.
JOHNSTON & MURPHY'S
MEN'S SHOES AVE CARRY.
Boys' Clothing Elegance
Our Boy's and Children's Clothing Department fairly sparkles with spring freshness and
elegance. Whatever your boy's suit thoughts may be, here you will find its materialization.
There's a style, a finish, a touch about our Hoys' Suits that commends them to every mother
who cares to see her boy dressed well, clothed right. There's a saving in the price, too,
that commends them to every mother who is interested in the economies of life.
CHILDREN'S SUITS FROM 98c TO $10.
It is with pardonable pride we invite an inspection of the magnificent assortment of stylish
RUSSIAN BLOUSE SUITS, VESTEE SUITS, SAILOR SUITS, REEFER AND
DOUBLE BREASTED SUITS which are being displayed in our Boys' Department. We
know, beyond a doubt, it is the finest by far the best stock of Boys' and Children's Novel
ties ever shown in this vicinity.
TWO LARGEST AND
BEST STORES : :
BOCK ISLAND AND