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j 0 - , THE ABGTJS, TUESDAY, MAT 17, 1898.
Tka Weather Wa May Hava
Sbowem d4 Drnbablv thunderstorms
tonJir&t mod Wednesday; warmer to-
My i tempers tore Wk
Ji ML Shsbikr, ObRerrer.
Remember the new laundry.
Eberhart'g toning guaranteed.
Order your flour at Beccher's.
Remember the name KiusLip.
LeV Little Gem Is the best broom.
Farmer Martin Burns, the wrestler,
ia in town. -
Honest pianos at honest prices at
Mrs.' Hngh Johnvm is visiting in
Nice afrawtjerries, three boxes for
25 cents,' at Beecher's.
John Vanderburgh, of Cordova,
was in the'eity today.
F. W.' Means, JrM is home from
school at Purdue university, Ind.
Plenty of fresh butter to sell at 12 J
and 15 cents abound at Beecher's.
Plenty of ale' fresh "strawberries
this evening af H
Tonight, grand pool contest at the
Oem Billiard Parlor, 305 Twentieth
treet. All are invited.
Dr. J. F. Meyers left for Galcsburg
this morning to attend the Illinois
State Medical society meeting.
Obcrg & Ik-id's new laundry now
open for business. 226 Seventeenth
street. Good work guaranteed.
I). P. McKown, the venerable Rock
Island and Davemmrt pioneer, is cele
brating his 76th birthday today.
On another pnge the Boston store,
Davenport, makes an announcement
which should interest Rock Island
Albert B. Long ami Miss Plioelw A.
Flood, both of . Tipton, Iowa, wore
married by Justice W. F. Schroudur
II. M. Prindell, editor of the Peoria
Herald, and wife passed through the
city today enroute to Peoria after an
extened western trip.
A Special diocesan convention for
the election of a successor to Bishop
William Stevens Perry will Ikj held at
the Davenport cathedral, Sunday
Pocahontas Council No. 5 gives u
kaftee-klatscu at Curse's hall Wednes
day afternoon and evening. Music:il
program in the evening. Admission
' Books suitable for presents to grad
uates in very attractive bindings. A
large stock to select from; prices
strictly moderate, at Crampton's
, George Metzger received bis com
mission as postmaster of the city of
Davenport yesterday, and Fred A.
Lischcr will turn thuollice over to him
', The will of the late George A. Adel
man, of Moline, in which he bequeaths
all his property to his widow, Louisa
Adelman, was probated in the county
A branch of the American Federa
tion of Lalior has been formed in Dav
enport with John Sweeney as presl
dent ana Michael u Conner as secre
tary and treasurer.
Homer Tilton. of Moline; machinist
at Rock Island arsenal, has been pro
mob3U the foremanship of equip
ment work in the machine depart
mdntpn the night force.
Auction sale of houses. 431 Forty
fourth street and 44fi Forty-sixth
street, postponed to Saturday at 5 p.
m. Cash required llX. For monthly
Eayment terms on balance, call on K.
Tomorrow evening Dr. Rhodes, of
St. Louis, will deliver a free lectors
before the Auustana lyceum in the
chapel on "The Recognition of the !
Supernatural in Culture, Character
A mechanic named Higgius. em
ployed in the equipment department
at Rock Island arsenal, had three lin
gers so frightfully crushed by a drill
press last night that amputation was
Aid. II. D. Elwcll is carrying a
badly scalded face, the result of son
tact with the business end of a steam
pipe at the Rock Islaud Brewing com
pany's Elm street plant, of which he
is chief engineer.
The Paveuiort Ladder company suf
fered a loss of about tlO.000 from fir
this morning. The flames started
from a stove. The building and con
tents were almost completely de-
was insurance of
Deputy Sheriff S. S. Hull reported
to Mayor Medill this afternoon of
bavin? collected 175 for the Comnanv
A music fund. This, with Hon. Wil
liam McEniry's contribution of 25.
gives the lxys f 100.
Ed F. Davis1 company gave another
inanimate performance of ' Uncle
Tom's Cabin" at Harrier's theatre
last evening. It is without donbt the
cheapest company that ever disgraced
the boards in Rock Island.
Albert, the 7-year-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. J. Borell, was pleasantly sur
prised Saturday by 20 of his school
mates who came to help celebrate his
birthday. The afternoon was spent in
playing games after which refresh
ments were served.
The most lasting and in every war
most . appropriate srift to a school
graduate is a liook or a set of ltooks.
R. Crampton & Co.'s stock offer an
unusually good opportunity for selec
tion at prices which will not fail to
satisfy the most economical purchaser.
Mrs. Frank Mixter starts' tomorrow
morning for State College. Pa., on
a sliori visit to her sister; from there
she goes to Washington, D. C to at
tend the graduation exercises of her
daughter. Miss Florence, who is there
at school. From Washington thev
will go to Southoort and New Haven,
Conn., on a visit to relatives.
Miss Freda Olson, the unfortunate
voung woman who gave birth to a
child at the home of Dr. Dunn Tues
day, died Sunday evening at the home
of Mrs. Sarah Stark on Seventh avenue,
Mol ine, whither she had been removed
Friday evening. She was 28 vearsold
and without a relative in this country.
tnougn in oweuen are two sisters and
The railway postal clerks are earn
ing their salary these days. The mail
trains are loauen to tiie guards with
daily papers and at every station a
crowd of men and bovs are anxiously
waiting for the dailies . giving the
latest war news, and the 1kvs who go
out over the mail routes come back
from their trip worn and weary, and
wishing the war was over.
Col. William R. King, in charge of
the river engineer 'corps here, who
until a few days ago was recovering
from a severe illness, has suffered a
relapse, and yesterday his life was
almost despaired of, while today he is
still very low. Col. Kin r's friends.
whose loyalty to hiiu has within but
a day or two leen shown in their
movement to have him placed on the
active list of the army if his health
woulil itermit. are deeply distressed
over in condition, ana their prayers
lor ins recovery attend him.
runcral services for Miss Suzanne
Woodruff were held at her late home
in Sears at 10 o'clock this morning.
Rev. II. W. Rcherd, of Milan, officiat
ing. There was a wealth of lieatiti
ful flowers, the tributes of log
friends. The class of "J'J of the Rock
Island High school, of which the de
ceased was a member,' attended in a
body. The pallliearers were all school
mates. The active ones were Keith
Collins. Harry Campbell. Ralph Dart
and John Weiss, while the honorary
were Misses Bessie Noftsker, Mildred
Dart, (irace Xoftsker. Agatha Nevin,
Milicent Spencer and Rosalielle Stew
art. The remains were laid to rest in
ON THE BASEBALL FIELD.
Before You Buy a
TAKE A GOOD
LOOK AT ir
.Notice if it can be taken all apart
to be cleaned, and to let the fresh
air get into the corners, and see
if it has movable flues and air
tight locks; but if that's too much
bother, just look for the name.
If it reads
LEONARD CLEAN ABLE
Buy it. It's all right in fact
it's the only one that DOES have
all these good points. A per
petual circulation of dry cold air
keeps the food from becoming
moist or musty. It has metal
ice racks ami other advantages.
Call and See Them
85 Team Experience.
408 Brady St, Davenport, Iowa.
FASES men AND WOMEN
Kork IiIiumI and I'tmrU Crum Hats Tmlay
at the tatter City.
The Rock Island Kill team is cross
ing bats jWith Pat Wright's players
at Peoria this afternoon. A series
of three games will be played.
Chip llanford. who caught a few
games for the local club, left for his
home at Ruck food, today.
Pitcherl Charles McGiuniss has ar
rived. He will not do any twirling
according to present arrangements
i The Battle Cry
Is now heard in all cor
ners of the world.
Wherever people are
oppressed they are cry
ing out for freedom.
Our cry is the best
goods for the money
and it helps humanity
as well. Read the list:
Summer Squash, Home Crown
Spiuaeh, Onions, Green Ileans,
Wax Beans, Pie Plant, Cucum
bers. Cauliflower, Tomatoes,
K :Kllshes, E(r Plant. New Beets,
New Peas. Turnips, Carrots.
Strawberries, Bananas, Eating
' Apples, Oranges, Pineapples.
Spring Chickens. Dressed Chick
1620 Steal at. TtlijtaM 1G31.
Headquarters for House Furnishing
(ioods. Iirge assortment at lowest
K-drawer Spice Cabinet 49c
! Pillow Sham Holder l!c
t Poll Pins, revolving handle.
On 1 Full Size Dust Pan . .
until the team returns home,
Burlington comes here Friday.
that day ladies will he admitted free, 1 Whisp Broom 5C
It will be ladies' dav. and the man- ' Hardwood Toothpicks 3c
agsment looks for a large turnout. Tea Steepers 5c
Thereafter Thursday will be ladies' 2-qnart Cups ,re
dav. . 1 1 Burner for oil stove. 3Hc
Dubuque and Cedar Rapids were Foot Tubs, nicely painted 33c
the only clubs that played yesterday.
uunuque won, a to 2.
With the Woodmen.
.No. 8 lcakettle, uickle plated 4!lc
Pint Tin Cup lc
Nutmeg Grater lc
13 Ifem-s of Matches, in package.. 5c
ine regular monthly meeting of , Wi iw h..i,w n,i..ncik;n
the lmard of directors of the Modern
Woodmen of America convened this
morning, Directors Smith, White
anil Ouackenbush beinr present.
; Large Wire Dish Drainer.
! Screen Doors.1.
will arrive in Hammocks, Cr.Kj.iet Sets, Ice Cream
i treczers. rishing iackle. etc
FLOWER DEPARTMENT Finest
potted plants of all kinds.
Head Consul Norlhcott
State Deputy George Allierts.
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.Marsnaiuown. lowa, and rerry l'er- ; i'r:, designs made on short order
kins, of Des Monies, formerly head j l,JWest prices. Large assortment
and William Thrailkill. also of Des
Moines, were callers at the head oflice
.rand Old Man' Hour Approaching.
London. May 17. Henry Gladstone.
tKk a special train to Han anion this
afternoon on intelligence that hi
father was sinking rapidly.
Hawarden. May 15. 5 p. m. An
official bulletin, "just issued, says:
Gladstone has taken a serious turn
for the worse and-death may U ex
pected in 24 hours." He is practi
Deatrartlv Fire In Baltimore.
Baltimore, Mav 17 The Pierce
oflice building anl sheds with con
tents belonging to the Old Bay line,
plying between this city and Rich
mond. was burned this afternoon.
The loss is a quarter of a million.
Takes the burn out; heals .the
wound; cures the pain. Dr. Thorna'
Eclectrie Oil. the household remedy.
Sold by Marshall & Fisher.
EC K HARTS
Phone 1174. Twentieth Street.
In handsome headgear may
lie seen at Mrs. LaFrenz's
Are employed, and an assort
ment at prices that please is
always shown. .
Mrs. La Frenz, 1324 Third Ave.
K4cat Y9mr BoweU Willi Caftcaret
CftftdV Path&rtl- cur MtMtinattnN fAMM
Vte,ac. II C C. c. UU, druw; rcl uod mvucj'.
Just Received a nice
line of Sailor.- Hats.
A Shoe Snap
IN MEWS TAN VICI, OFFERED AT THE
LOW PRICE OF
We offer, to close out, a line of Men's Tan Vici Bals,
soft as silk, brown patent tips and kid tips. Can't be
equalled for less than $3.
We clcse at 6:30 except Wednesday and Saturday evenings.
Ride a Stearns and be Content
1897 Models, $37.50
1898 Models $50
CLIPPER, Ladies'.. Jg.00
CRAWFORD, Gents' 12.00
CRAWFORD, Gents' 10.00
TELFGRAM. Gents' 8.00
AJAX, Gents' 8.00
334 Twentieth St, Book Island.
808 West Third St, Davenport
Ask for the Pates Creit,
The best wheel In
the world for $35.
We are Agent, for Chase Tires and We carry the largest stock of Sundries
fix the punctures f re 5. In the city at prices that ars right
REPAIRING WK can fix anything from a
ntrMiniuu nutmeg to a clap of thunder,
5 HP TT?! C Tr?l XE2 9 9 202 EI(JUTEE!lTU STREET.
HOW DO YOU LIKE IT?l
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All This Week at ADAMS.
A Ladies' Dark Brown Kid Lace Boot, regular $3 jjrade for
Jew loe, icw Last, strictly up to-date in every particular. &
These Shoes are skillfully made and rightly patterned on
the most modern last. You get an elegant Shoe for $2.48
by calling this week.
ADAMS' SHOES ARE AL
EIGHTEENTH STREET AND
Open Wednesday and Saturday Evenings.
Bicycle Suits! Bicycle Trousers!
BICYCLE HOSE! BICYCLE CAPS!
A omplete New Stock of svell plaids and check?; neat, plain mixtures, made with
the cuff and strap bottoms. Golf Trousers with caps to match. Sweaters with hose to
match. Largest and finest stock in the city. All new, not a last season's style Satis
fying goods at satisfying prices.
TWO LARGEST AND
ROCK ISLAND AND
DAVENPORT : :