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To Her Colors
The Army and Navy Forever,
Three Cheers or the
Red, White and Blue!
That's what every loyal heart gives voice to
these days. In the midst of war though, the
home is always sacred. It may need refurnish
ing, and when it does, our store presents the
best possible assortment for your inspection.
Our stock of Carpets has never been excelled,
but this year particularly we boast of an array
that cannot be duplicated nearer than Chicago.
THAT NEW REFRIGERATOR
Clemann & Salzmann
Cor. Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue
LBADEBS IN IFUJRISriTTTJRIE!
IT REQUIRES NO HEAD
j a TO SEE THE BARGAINS
A In our Great Spring Stock of High (Srade Goods. (Sood
X quality and honest merit are in all goods we show. Uni-
'imj jriuvo iv uitiMu uii
You Can't Go Wrong When You
Recause we have just one way of doing business, and that
is to give a dollar in good quality for a dollar of any man's
Men's and Boys' . Clothing,
Hats, Caps and
Gents' Furnishing Goods.
The Newest Styles in Great Variety.
AM' deart incuts are freshly stocked for the spring trade
" with the Most Popular and Desirable Goods' made.
Come to us for anything you may need ami get it at a price
you can afford to jvay. Men's Suits $5. 6. fti.60 and 7,
values that are difficult to match at the price.
1S04 Second Avenue
. DAVIS COMPANY.
113-114 Wet Seventeenth Street, Rock Island. -
This Refrigerator mer
its your attention. It
is a money saver to you,
and you should by all
means see it. Come and
let u.s show it to you.
Among otir hundreds of
odd pieces of furniture
ami that in sets you can
no doubt Hud many
things that will suit you
ill price, and add com
fort and lx-auty to your
ail nu llIH' I'F SI 11
Buy From Us
Nothing is productive of more
prescriptions nothing is better fit
ted to fill the human system with
poison, than a leaking gas jet No
poison is quite so poisonous as illum
inating gas. Quite frequently the
pipe needs only a little tinkering to
stop the leak, but that tinkering
should be done by one who thor
ccgbly understands his business.
We think we thoroughly under
stand oar business, and should be
pleased to do anything for yon in the
plumbing line, at any time.
LIEUT. CQLKIN6 DEAD
Popular River Engineer Passes
Away at His Rock Isl
HIS BEILLIAirr MHITAET CAEEEB.
Had Ben In Command of the Ipper 911a.
aimlppl River Forces Here Nearly Three
Tear A Late Tribute Mlographiral
Sketch-Body to be Taken East for In
terment. Lieut. Col. William R. King, U. S.
A., in charge of upper Mississippi
river improvements, died at his home,
1808 Seventh avenue, at 7.15 this
morning. Col. King had lice it a suf
ferer from a complication of ills, the
more pronounced of which was
Bright's disease since he came to Rock
Island nearly three years ago, and a
year ago was granted a "sick leave
when he made an extended trip in
hopes of bettering his health. While
he returned somewhat improved he
had suffered from periodical at
tacks since. Ilif recent seizure was
COL. W. K. KING.
one of unusual severity and his con
dition had lwen regarded as critical
from the time he was taken, aliout
a month since. During the latter
part of last week, however, ho was
better, and he learned with gratifica
tion of the efforts lieing made
In his behalf by tri-city friends
who, through petition to Secretary of
War Alger, had sought to have him
assigned to active field duty in the
impending war with Spain as an offi
cer of volunteers. Col. King, who
distinguished himself during the civil
war, expressed his great willingness
to accept any service that might lw
assigned to him if his health would
permit. He was advancing appar
ently toward recovery, when Monday
he suffered a relapse, since which time
he had been sinking gradually.
Llent. Col. King's Military History.
Lieut. Col. William It. King was
born in New York in 183!). He was
admitted to the West Point Military
academy July 1, 18.VJ. and was gradu
ated and promoted to the rank of first
lieutenant, corps of engineers. June
11,1863. He served during the war
of the retail ion as assistant engineer
of the department of North Carolina,
taing engaged on the expedition from
Xewherne. and also as chief engineer
of the district of North Carolina, ta
ing present at the engagement ta-
tween the union gun boats and the
retal ram. Allierinarle, in Altarinarle
sound May 5, 1864; also in the
oiierations before Richmond the
fall of the same year. ' and
was engaged in a skirmish Oct. 27,
18b t. He was assistant engineer of
the departments of Virginia and North
Carolina Nov. 2 i, 1864, and Dec. 1
following was made captain for gal
lant and meritorious services durinn-
the campaign of 1864. April 9, 1865,
he was promoted to the rank of ma
jor for gallant conduct on the field
tie served as assistant in the ollice of
the chief of engineers at Washington
from Aug. 1, 1865, to July, 1870, col
lecting information ;md exjicriuient
ing on toredoes, modern seacoast
artillery, cnctration of projectiles,
coiinterKise gun carriages, etc.
He was a nieintar of the commis
sion to examine and report ujioh the
promised Brooklyn suscusion bridge
across the East river. New York, in
the spring of 1862. Later he was Mn
command of Willett's Point, N. Y.,
was engaged as sujerintending engi
neer of the improvement of the Ten
nessee. Cututarland and other rivers
in Georgia and Alabama; was a mem.
tar of the Imard of engineers on the
bridge across the Delaware, from Phil
adelphia to Camden from May 10.
1870. to April 2'J, 1871; was secretary
of the Sutro Tunnel commission April
27, 1871. to Jan. 6, 1872, and a mem
tar of the board of engineers on the
lock and sluices designed for the canal
around the Dcs Moines rapids in May,
1875. He became major of the corps
of engineers March 4. 179. and was
prominently identified with the
engineer department in various works
of imjiortance. July 23. 1888. he was
elevated to the rank of lieutenant
colonel of engineers, and since
then had taen iu charge of the con
struction of Ft. Schuyler. N. Y.. and
m ..ilwi. nf ,t.A 1 '. ........ . "
lwirds on river and harbor improve- J
ment. bridge construction and on I
New York harbor lines. He was aj- J
pointed engineer in charge of the
upper Mississippi river improvements '
at Rock Island June 4. 18.5, succeed- I
ing Col. Alex Mackenzie, who bad
been here 16 years, and who at that '
time was elevated to the office of
assistant to the chief of engineers,'
LT. S. A. Col. Kin had been sta-1
tioned at Willet's Point. Long Inland,
as commandant of the . engineer de
partment of Long Island, prior to his
coming here, and he reached Rock
Island July 5. 18H5. this hating since'
been bis horn. For some time be
lived in a suburban home on Aiken
fHE ABGTJS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 1897. 5 .-
street. South Rock Island, but more
recently be took up his residence
in the city.
As aa Author.
He was author of "Torpedoes,
Their Invention and Use," "Experi
mental tiring with Modern Seacoast
Artillery," -Armor Tlating for Land
Defense." and of "Counterpoise Gun
Carriage." including a description of
his own original . design of applying
the counterpoise principle to heavy
seacoast artillery. He was projector
and constructor of the incline cable
road to the summit of Lookout Mount
ain, Tenn., . and branch in 1885-86,
and w-as president of the companies
operating them in 1886-87.
Col. King and Miss Virginia Wood
ruff, daughter of Col. Wood
ruff, a distinguished officer of
the United States engineer corps,
were married Aug. So. 1866. The
w'nlow survives with the follow
ing children: Mrs. Hale, wife of Col.
Irving Hale, of the 1st Colorado regi
ment, now enroute to the Philippines;
Mrs. Hardin, wife of ('apt. C. K. Har
din, 18th infantry. U. S. A., on recruit
ing duty at Springfield; Mrs. Mc
Gregor, wife of Lieut. Rota-rt Mc
Gregor, U. S. engineers, now on duty
in New York harlior; Mrs. Raymond,
wife of Lieut. Robert Raymond, U. S.
engineer now on Xyw York harbor dut v,
and Harriet and Gertrude, children at
Col. King's services on the field
were as distinguished as his record as
au' engineer has proven brilliant.
Twice duriug the civil war he was
elevated in rank for gallantry and
meritorious service. His advance
ment in the army engineer corps,
where he ranked among the first, was
likewise rapid and notable. Person
ally he was one of the most cordial
of men, and those who met him al
ways liked him, and felt an attachment
The funeral services will be held
from the late home tomorrow morn
ing at 8:30o'clock, and will ta private.
The remains will then lie taken to
Tompkinsville, Statcn Island, for in
terment. Lieut. O. C. Horney, of Rock
Island arsenal, will occompany the
family and body to Chicago.
Sneressor is Named.
Realizing some days ago that Col.
King would not ta able to resume his
duties again Capt. C. Mcl). Townsend.
now at Grand Rapids. Mich., was ap
jiointed to the command of the office
here, ami will arrive in a few days to
assume his duties. Capt. Townsend
has taen connected with, the Missis
sippi river commission and formerly
was in charge at Memphis.
The flag on the Rock Island federal
building w as raised at half mast in
respect to Col. King.
THE ROW OF RINGLEADERS.
Searle Making Wry Fares at Former Po
According to this morning's Union.!
Congressional Candidate ('. J. Searld
is now making wry faepjj at that fac-j
tion of the loeal contingent of the re.)
publican party with which he waf
formerly confidentially affiliated. Tin
Union, in one of its desjierate thrust!
at the odious push, declares thi.
Searle has cast himself out from
those associations that were offensive
to him, and is now as vigorously
lighting the same elements as he sus
tained them but a short time since.
It is indeed a merry row that the
ringleaders of republicanism in Rock
Island have gotten into, when irrita
tion and counter irritation arouse
the spirit of hatred to that point
when- tales out of school are told on
each other. If the falling out of the
local pirates can ta kept up long
enough, it is very evident that bye
and bye a forbearing: public will get
One of the reserved scat ticket sel
lers at the Wallace circus in making
change for a gentlemen last night
gave a $1 bill for a $5. He refused to
right the wrong until Sergeant Archer
informed him he would be taken to
the calalmose if he did not.
Charles Nessler informs the police
that his flatboat was stolen from the
river at the foot of Fourth street
Lieut. Bell Promoted.
Lieut. James Frankliu Bell, 7th U.
S. cavalry, son-in-law of Capt. and
Mrs. T. J. Buford, has taen assigned
to duty with Admiral Dewey at the
Philippine islands with the rank of
major. He left Rock Island last night
for San Francisco, whence he sails for
the Philippines. Mrs. Bell is stop
ping at the home of Capt. and Mrs.
Had No Energy
My blood was impure, boils broke
out and I had that, tired feeling. In
short I was all run down and did not
have any energy. After taking a few
tomes 01 noon s xirsapanlla I felt
much tatter, and I recommend thin
medicine for purifying the blood and
building up the "system." James
Henderson, Hoodvilfe. III.
Hood's Pills are msv tn ll .11 v v
to operate. Cure indigestion, head-'
Shake Into Your Shoes I
Allen's Foot-Ease, a powder for the
feet. It cures painful. swollen. I
smarting feet and instantly takes the '
sting out of the corns and bunions. ;
It's the greatest comfort discovery of
the age. Allen's Foot-Ease makes
tight-ntting or new shoes feel easy. 1
It is a certain cure for sweating, cal-"
lous and hot. tired, aching feet. Trv '
it today. Sold by all druggists and
shoe stores. By mail for 2. cents in
stamps. Trial' package free. Ad
dress Allen S. Olmsted. LeRoy, N. Y.
- Arnold's Bromo Celery cures head
aches; 10, 25 and 50 cents. Beits
drug store. .
GUARDS THE CAPITAL
The Sixth Regiment Leaves Camp
Tanner for Wash"
HONOE FOB THE ROCK ISLAJTD BOYS.
Departure Oeraslona Marh Joy la the
Companies Receiving the Fortnnate
and laiportaat Assignment Soldier
to be Located at Fall Charrh oa the
Hanks of the Potomar.
Springfield. May 17.--We are off for
Fall Church, Va. " Will write later.
. t RosET.
Camp Tanner was all excitement
yesterday in consequence of the or
ders which came from Washington
to the 6th and 1st regiments and the
Danvill liattt-ry. the 6th to go to the
national capital and the 1st and the
battery to Chickaraanga.
The call Ui arms got a cheer as it
rung down the lwrracks of the men
from Rock Island. Genesco, Gales
burg, Abingdon. Sterling. Mollnc,
Dixon. Monmouth, Morrison. La
Moille, Freeport and Galena. The
word was passed along the lino that
the trains for transportation were al
ready on the way, and that each man
would have less than two hours to
get his kit into shape and his bundle
to be shipped home ready. Commis
sary Davis, for the government, doalt
out the five davs' traveling rations
and the 10 days' lield rations. The
activity seemed to indicate that the
capital was in immediate danger of
invasion. This regiment went over
the Wabash, leaving early in the
evening. The few remaining or
ganizations gathered at the platform
to yell for the men whom they con
sidered fortunate. The shouts were
not the kind that peaceful iieople
would like to hear. A great many of
them were more desperate and mur
derous than the friends of the
young soldiers at home would im
agine they could utter. It seemed
that every man in the several thous
and in sight had had a relative on the
.It was midnight tafore the last of
tlie 6th got awav. The route traveled
was over the Wabash to Alliance,
Ohio, thence over thV Baltimore A:
Ohio to Washington. The first nee-
don was in command of Col. Foster,
the second in command of Maj. David
K. Clarke, of Monmouth, ami the
third in command of Lieut. (d. Kit
tilsen, of Mo! inc.
A tireat Honor.
The honor accorded the Rock Island
boys and the other companies of Col
Foster's command is one they
and the cities which they represent
have reason to feel proud of. It was
o ta expected tb it the men chosen
j guard the national capital, where
fre gathered, aside from the nation's
Jxecutive and his advisers, the repre
sentatives ot mo various foreign pow
ers having interests in this country,
should ta well trained, good looking
soldiers. Fall Church is located on
the tank of the Potomac contiguous
to the capital. It is one of the most
iniM)i-tant assignments that could
have Ini-n "made aud will ta a source
of great satisfaction to the families
and friends of the lwiys.
Needs"assisance it may ta tast to
render it promptly, but one should
remcmlier to use even the most jmt
feet remedies only when needed. Tht
best and most simple and gentle rem
edy is the Syrup of Figs, manufac
tured by the California Fig Syrup
Asaa honest remedy, Foley's Honey
and Tar does not bold out false hopes
in advanced stages, but truthfully
claims to give comfort and relief in
the very worst cases, and in the early
stages 10 eueci & cure, ssoia by r. II,
Red, White and
' Blue Watch Guards.
Cuban Flag Pins.
"Old Glory" Pins.
M ilitary Blouse
Jeweler and Optician.
This m ill ta millinery week, indeed.
High class .Hats. Flowers, Ribbons.
Trimming - at less than half actual
While they last. 10 doren ladies
Straw Sailor Hats, worth at least
double, tuie to a customer, 0q
The dollar ualitv white Leghorn
Hats, quantity limited, while OF.
they last ". -UC
300 bunches line American Itautv
Roses, usually 33c, here this week,
9c a btinch; yes, Sc. !"c, 9c, 1 Q.
10 down choice cornflowers, scarce at
89c, we let them go at, lo-r 1 C
Ready Trimmed Hats.
Here's the season's most extraor
dinary Trimmed Hat offering:
Commencing Tuesday morning at 9
o clock ami for the balance of the
week we place on sale short tack
Sailors, trimmed with flowers and
fancy ribUins, gauzes, etc. in the
most uMo-date manner; also black
dress shapes, trimmed with enrled
quills, flowers, chiffons and nets in
fashion's latest conceptions. You'll
know . their value when you sec
them the price represents only a
part of the real cost. Remember,
Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock, cus
tomers" will lie served in "7Qp
turn, choice for
Ladles Union Suits.
Best Egyptian cotton, silk lapM-d. and
extreme value at boc, but we offer
them this week at, A.7l
per suit tilt
Ladies' Liolc Union Suits, extra quali
ty, L.isle thread, extra well made
1 is the usual price, but "7 C.
they go now at, jier suit '
At Our Annex, k House
The least of little prices 5 r Annex proves ft r ensign,
' k' tliuil at. Imarlmri
on carpets, mattings,
rugs and oil cloth.
Sole ugenis for the
Cold Wnv.. fl,.-.n-.l.l.. Ik buy st
DRESS GOODS. -
Four Kperial thin week, while thejr taaU None of the quit tit lea Urge-Da
prompt If jroa want any.
58 styles black all woI Jaequards. Henriettas. Mercerctta QQU
Cloths, Serges, values 50c to 75c, while they last, cho'u-e per yard.. 05JC
At 75c a yard We make an exceptional offering of fl.25 11.50. f 1.75 blj-k
Kayadi-rcs, Canvas Clol hs, Crcon, highest novelties in this sea- 7CA
son's French and English importations, choice of this lot at a yard. C
Silk Grenadines, 75c to $1.25, short lengths, 59c a yard.
300 yards line all silk Crcnadincs. in waist lengths, some dress lengths,
none worth less than 75c, and up to fl.25 a vard. while they last. Cfl
per yard .
Colored, all silk Taffetas, 48c a yard.
Six liest shades in all silk Taffetas, just the thing for linin" Crcna- M
dines, etc., on sale while thev last at . rOC
A few notes regarding spring goods that can be found bj look
ing at this ad. Here are some prioei we quote: Spring novel
ties in suits the prioei range from 18, $20, 82, $22 and np.
The prices In the spring tromert range from $5, $5.50, $,
16.50 and upward. Come in and aee our fine line.
Gus. Englln, lunger, 1803 Stcc:J An
Why Are the
Peoria Stoves Leaders?
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3. -Sri -4
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We offer you an entire new line of Stoves unequaled in quality and
tsrices. We call your attention to the following three leaders the
Peoria Lexington, Regal Lexington and the. Rival Lexington. The
steady increase in sales of our Peoria Stoves' and Ranges furnish the
best of evidence that the people in general believe quality pars in
Stoves. They are made y the very tiest grades of new materials.
Thev are constantly adding all of the latent desirable improvements,
making out line the reliable, as well as the most profitable to ear
SUMMERS. & CO. f&r
Xo use waiting for hot weather any
longer. Ton bue now to realize prof,
its: prices must start this great big
Knit Underwear Stock. Assortment
very complete of Indies'. Men's and
Children's Underwear. Out they go.
10c l.nys a Indies' IV rby Ribbed Vest,
in ecru and while, full tape trim
med, Maco cotton, a good 15c 1 fl
r-lne. each lUC
At lc, lilies' Fancy lUblied Vesta,
full laoe and silk tape trimmed. Sue
quality of cotton, . not ,22c,
but each W
At 1 2c. ladies Richelieu Ribbed Vests,
choice of white or ecru, in square
neck. V neck, sleeveless, or with
short sleeves.. an lH-inch rest lOl
through and through, for;., -jv
At 22c. Ladies' Hoe Maco Cotton
Draw tr made iwtcia!lv well.
MiotiM be 3.K-, but we.
them in at
We mention two numtars which
will prove this week's price induce
ments: 25 doxen Men's Fine Egyptian Ribtied
Shirts and Drawers, real 42c values,
for (bis week's sale, O C
Men's Fine Com lied Maco Cotton IlaL
briggau Shirts and Drawers, finishod
seams throughUtut, value 4 "7
65c. for this sale rfU
We include in this lot Xlcu's Spring
and Summer Weight Camel's Hair
Shirts and Drawers, worth
75c at the 47c figure. . . ,
Kara awtrainc that week at 1 t'rWrk, aa4
earh afternona at S a'elork. we wtll aetl
Of It lat) doable, fatld faaey WaaroMdi
and rherked lreaa 4iovda, ome drew ia
:tr".": 8 yards for 39c
,. . ..h,
S fully guaranteed.
3 Lawn Mowers.
8 Best of their kind. $1.76
much if you -
Sfor full size mowers.
ironware. 9 style, at our Annei.
Because wherever known they have
a reputation for Quality, Style and
Moderate Prices combined Suffh
clent to make them leaders.