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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
THE ABQUS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 1897.
This Refrigerator mer
its your attention. It
is a money saver to you,
and you should by all
means sue it. Come and
let us show
it to vou.
Among our hundreds of
odd pieces of furniture
and that in sets you can
no doulit find many
things that will suit you
in price, ami add com.
fort and beauty to your
Clemann & Salzmann
Cor. Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue
LEADERS IN IFUIRIsriTTJ-JREa
Jit requires no headT
a to see the bargains
In ottr Great Spring Stock of High Grade Goods,
quality and honest merit are in all goods we show,
formly low prices are made on all we have to sell.
You Can't Go Wrong When You Buy From Us
Because we have just one way of doing business, and that
is lo give a dollar in good quality for a dollar of anv man's
Men's and Boys' . Clothing,
Hats, Caps and
Gents' Furnishing Goods.
The Newest Styles in Great Variety.
AM. dcart mi nts are freshly stocked for the spriii"
with the Most Poitiil.-tr urnl Ik
Lome to us for anything you may need and get it at a price
...... (T I ... Vr ... f a- aj . . - -
"'iu men nuns ;, fo, fo.nii and 7
values that are difficult to match at the price.
SOMMERS & LaVELLE. I
1S04 Second Avenue Qua rrio I
Nothing is productive of mora
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
oughly understands his business.
We think we thoroughly under
stand our business, and should be
pleased to do anything for jou in the
plumbing line, at any time.
Popular River Engineer Passes
way ai mis Kock Isl
mSBEnUABT MHJTAEY CAREER.
Had Been In Command of the t'pper Mia.
aimippi River Forces Here Nearly Three
leara A Late Tribute Itlographiral
Sketch-Body to be Taken East for In
L-ieut. Col. w ilham It. Kino-, IT S
n., 111 ciiarge or upper iMississiimi
nver improvement ili.l t i.; ,.....
1808 Seventh avenue, at 7.15 this
morniDfr. Col. Knur hail Imun f
ferer from a complication of ills th
luuic pronounced ot which was
Brijrht's disease since he i-nm to
Island nearly three rears a'o, and a
year ago was granted a sick leave
men he made an extended trip in
lopes of bettering his Wilth vk;i
a - ii Hill
lie returned soinpvh:it imm-AViwi u
ad suffered from nerio.i;..-il
tacks since. Iliff recent seizure wa
. W. K. KING.
one of unusual severity and his con
dition had Ih'CU regarded as critical
from the time he was taken, nlmnt.
month since. During the lattei
pan 01 last week, however, he was
better, and he learned with LTatilica
tion of the efforts lieinr miule
In his behalf lv tri-citv fripn.U
who, through petition to Secretary of
M. , i , . . . . r .
iur Aicr, nan sonant to have him
assigned to active held duty in the
impending war with Spain as an ofli
cer of volunteers, Col. Kin.r. who
distinguished himself during the civil
war, expressed his great willingness
to accept anv service that iniirht lie
assigned to him if his health would
permit. He was advancing appar
ently toward recovery, when Monday
he suffered a relapse." since whieh timn
ne na wen sinking gradually.
Lieut. Col. King's Military History
J.ieut. t ol. Vt llliani K. K n' was
oorn in ew lorK in He was
admitted to the West Point Mllil.irv
academy July 1. 1S.VJ. and wasirradn
atcd and promoted to the rank of tirst
ui.-uieii;iiit, corps oi engineers. June
11.163. He served durin? the w
of the reliellinn as assistant eiK'ineei
of the department of North '
lieing engaged on the expedition from
inew oerne. ami also as chict engineei
of the district of North Carolina, be
mg present at the engagement le-
twecn the union gnu boats and tin
reliel ram, Alhermarle. in Allieniini li.
sound May 5, 1S64: also in Mi..
operations U-fore Richmond the
fall of the same year. ' ami
was engaged in a skirmish Oct. 57.
1H61. He was assistant engineer ol
the depart mentsof Virginia and Nurih
Carolina Nov. 2. 1S64, and Dec. 1
following was made cattain for gal
lant and meritorious services durini
the cainpaigu of 1861. April 9, 1865"
he was promoted to the rank of ma
jor for gallant conduct on the Held.
it . . i .. .
tie serpen as assistant in the olhce of
the chief of engineers at Washington
from Aug. 1. 1865, to July, 1870, col
lecting information and exiieriuicut-
on torpedoes, modern seacoW
artillery, penetration of uroiectiles.
counterpoise gnu carriages, etc.
He was a member of the (vimmla.
sion to examine and report upon the
proposed Brooklyn suspension brid
across the Kast river. New York
the spring of 1862. Later he was
command of tllett s Point, X. Y..
was engaged as sujicrintending en'i
neer of the improvement of the Ten
nessee. CnmU rland and other rivers
iu Georgia and Alabama: was a mem
ber ol the iMiard of enguwrs on the
bridge across the Delaware from Phil
adelphia to Camden from May 10
1870. to April 2'J. 1871: wim WH'ra.twrv
of the Sutro Tunnel commission April
27, 1871. to Jan. 6. 1872, and a mem
ber of the board of engineers ,in tha
lock and sluices desiwnpii for thfr-,nil
around the Des Moines rapids in May,
l O II - t . - .
ioij. tie uecame major ot the corps
of engineers March 4. 1N7U, and was
prominently identified with th
engineer department in various work
of importance. July 23. 1888. he was
elevated to the rank of lieutenant
colonel of engineers, and n'mm
then had lieen in charge of the con
struction of Ft. Schuyler. X. Y.. and
. "i nn- tinirifiii engineer i
lvnanls on river and harbor improve-1
street. South Rock Island,
recently he took up his
in the city.
A mn Author.
He was author of "Torpedoes,
Their Invention and Use," "Experi
mental Firing with Modern Seacoast
Artillery," Armor Tlating for Land
Defense." and of 4"Vnntrnois dm
Carriage," including a description of
uis u u original . aesign oi 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 was president of the companies
operating them in 1886-87.
Col. King and Miss Virginia Wood-
run, daughter of . C-oI. Wood
ruff, a distinguished officer of
the United States engineer corns.
were married Aug. 30, 1866. The
widow 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 Capt. C. H. Har
din, 18th iufantrv, U. S. A., on recruit
ing duty at Springfield: Mrs. Mc
Gregor, wife of Lieut. Roliert Mc
Gregor. U. S. engineers, now on dntr
in New York harlior; Mrs. Raymond.
Wife of Lieut. Roliert Raymond. IT. S
engineer now on New York harbor duty.
ana Harriet and (jertrude, children at
Col. Kind's services on thp fti.1,1
were as distinguished as his record as
au cmgineer has proven brilliant.
Twice during the civil war he was
levated in rank for gallantry and
meritorious service. His advance
ment in the army engineer corps,
where he ranked among the first, was
ikewise 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 lx lu-l.l
from the late home tomorrow morn
ing at 8:30o'cloek. and will lie nrivnte.
The remains will then lie taken to
Toinpkinsville, Staten Island, for in
terment. Lieut. O. C. Horney.nfRofk
Island arsenal, will occompanv the
family and body to Chicago.
Surcemior la Named.
Realizing some days airo that Col
King would not lie able to resume his
duties again Capt. C. Mel). Townsend
now at dram! Kanids. Mich.. wa .
Hin ted to the command of the office
l.... 1 , ,
m-ie, iiim miii arrive in a lew days to
assume his duties. Capt. Townsend
has been connected with, the Missis
sippi river commission and formerly
was in charge at Memphis.
1 he tlag on the Kock Island federal
building was raised at half mast in
respect to Col. King.
THE ROW OF RINGLEADERS.
Searle Making Wry Faces at former Po
According to this morniinr's Union
Congressional Candidate C. J. Searle
s now makiii"-wrv fares at llmt fno.
r . - .
turn of the local contingent of the re
puiuican party with which he was
formerly conlidenti.illv nfHli-itu.I ti...
Union, in one of its desperate thrusts
ai, uie onions pusn, declares that
Searle has cast himself out. from
those associations that were offensive
to him, and is now . as vigorously
fighting the same elements as Im snJ.
tained them but a short time since.
It : . :.. I l . ...
n i iiiuceu a merry row that the
ringleaders of republicanism in IWk
Island have gotten into, when irrita
tion anil counter irritation arouse
rit of hatred to that imint.
where tales out of school are told on
each other. If the falling out of the
local pirates can lie kept ui lon.r
.... . . i i n
enough, it is very evident that bye
and bye a forbcarinn- public, will wt
One of the reserved seat tiekei ul.
lers at the Wallace circu in making
change for a gentlemen last night
gave a 1 bill for a 5. He refused to
right the wrong until Sergeant Archer
nfornied him he would lie tak n tn
the calaboose if he did not.
Charles Nessler infnrma th rwi;
that his flatboat was stolen from the
river at the foot of Fourth street.
Lieut. Hell Promoted.
Lieut. James Franklin Bell. 7th IT.
S. cavalry, son-in-law of Cant, and
Mrs. T. J. Buford, has lieen assigned
to duty with Admiral Dewev at th
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 ston-
pingat the home of Capt. and Mrs.
The Sixth Regiment Leaves Camp
. r a a a a
anner Tor rvasn
HONOR F0S THE BOCK 1ST. A TO BOYS.
Departure Ueeaslona Maeh Joy In the
Companies Receiving the Fortunate
and Important Aaalfnment SoMlera
to be Located at Fall Churrh OB the
Hanks of the Potomae
Springheid. May 17.-rWe are off for
Fall Church, Va.
Will write later.
Had No Energy
My blood was impure, boils broke
out and I had that tired feolimr In
short I was all run down and did not
have any energy. After taking a few
Is t ties of Hood's Sarsanarilla I fi.lt
much Utter, and I recommend this
medicine for purifying the blood and
Imilding up the system."
Henderson, Hood vi lie. III.
Camn Tanner was all etriteinnnt
yesterday in consequence of the or-
to the 6th and 1st regiments and the
Danvill battery, the 6th to go to the
national capital and the 1st and the
battery to Chickamanga.
The call to arms got a cheer as it
rang down the liarracks of the men
from Rock Island. Geneseo, Gales
burg, Abingdon. Sterling, Moline
Dixon. Monmouth, Morrison. La
Moille. Freeport and Galena. The
word was Passed alontr the linn that
the trains for transportation wern al
ready on the way, and that each man
. 111 ! . . ,
ouiu nave less man iwo Hours to
get his kit into shape and his bundle
to be shipiied home ready. Commis
sary Davis, for the government, dealt
out the hve days traveling rations
and the 10 days" held rations. The
activity seemed to indicate that the
capital was in immediate dannvr of
invasion.' This regiment went over
the Wabash, leaving early in the
eveninif. Thi few rumiinlmr
- p, vi
ganizations gathered at the platform
m yen ioriue men wnom they eon
sidered fortunate. Ihe shouts were
not the kind that peaceful people
Would like to hear. A irreat nunc 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 liefore the last of
the 6th got away. The rout? traveled
was over the Wabash to Alliance.
Ohio, thence over the Baltimore &
Ohio to Washington. The tirst sec
tion was in command of Col. Foster,
the second in command of Maj. David
E. Clarke, of Monmouth, and the
third in command of Lieut. Col. Kit
tilsen, 'of Moline.
A (ireat Honor.
The honor accorded the Rin k 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
to lie expected th it the men chosen
to guard the national capital, where
are gathered, aside from the nation's
executive and his advisers, the repre
sentatives of the various foreicn imiw-
ers having interests in this country.
should be well trained, good looking
soldiers. Fall Church is located oil
the lnk of the Potomac contiguous
to the capital. It is one of the most
imjiortant assignments that could
have lieen ""made and will lie a source
of great satisfaction to the families
anil friends of the Imys.
Needs' assistance it mav lie lnst. in
render it promptly, but one should
remcmlier to use even the most imt
feet remedies only when nccdi-il. Tin.
Iiest and most simple and nwnt.li rem
edy is the Syrup of Figs, manufac
tured ny the California Fig Syrup
As an honest remed v. Folev'x Ilon.-v
and Tar does not hold out false holies
in advanced stages, but truthfully
claims to give comfort and relief in
the very worst cases, and i n t lie furl v
stages to effect a cure. Sold by T. iL
Patriotic ' J
i ' i
And Souvenirs. I
Kilt mniMkl a A anana a an -.m a I ""T" -. "
Hood's Pills are easy to take, easy
to operate. Cure indigestion. li..aif-l
lli-lH Wet Serenteenth 8treet, Rock Island.
narnor imorove-1 c..i.- .. t
nient nnoge construction and on Allen's Foot-Ease, a powder for the'
New ork harbor lines He was ap- fM.t. It cures painful. swollen I
pointed engineer in charge of the smarting feet and instantly takes the '
r.PE! STnl'T1 nv;r1,ra!,v'n,,'ns Nting out of the corns and bunions.;
fnor l a? T v ' '"IT1; IVa the Fat comfrt discovery of
nig tol. Alex Mackenzie who bad the age. Allen's Foot-Ease makes
been here 16 years and who at that tight-fitting or new shoes feel easy!'
time was elevate,! to the office of It is a certain cure for sweating cal-'
assistant to the chief of engineers, lous and hot. tired, aching feet." Try '
y- S' ,A' .V',; . ha'.' 8ta" ix to,a.v- M b 'Irugists and
tioned at iUet s Toint. Long Island, shoe stores. By mail for jhents"!!
as wmmandant of the en-ineerde- stamps. Trial" package free. Ad
partment of Long Island, prior to his dress Allen S. Olmsted LeRoy N Y
coming here, and he reached Rock ' ,
Island July 5. I8i.5. this harin-r in-A' -' Amr.1.1'. r..i t.. .
- . , . , r- - i, uiviuu itich cures neau-
I v , ZW: F?r 801,16 time Le aches-10 25 i 50 cents. Reis
lived in a suburban home on Aiken drug store.
tl.Ct .S ' . o .... -
Red, White and
Iilue Watch Guards.
Cuban Hag Pins.
-Old Glory" Tins.
M ilitary Blouse
i J. RAMSER,
Jeweler and Optician.
' f.' Millinery.
This will lie millinery week, indeed.
High Class -Hats. Flowera Rilihona
Trimming at less than half actual
While they last. 10 doxen ladies'
Straw Sailor Hats, worth at least
double, one to a customer,
each". . V:-.'.
The dollar quality white Leghorn
HaU. quantity limited, while OC
they last I. fcOC
300 buiiches line American Beaut v
Roses, usually S3c, here this week.
9c a bitnch; yes. 9c, 9c, 9c. a Q
bunch ." w
10 dozen choice cornflowers. si"arce at
89c, we let them go at, per 1
Ready Trimmed Hats.
Here's the season's most extraor
dinary Trim nieil Hat offering:
CommeiU'ing Tuesday morning at 9
o'clock ami for the halanee of the
week we place on sale short liack
Sailors, trimmed with flowers and
fancy ribUins, gauzes, etc., in the
most Ui-to-late manner; also black
dress shapes, trimmed with onrled
quills, flowers, chiffons and nets in
fashion's latest conceptions. You'll
know, their value when yon see
them the price represents only a
part of the real cost. Remember,
Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock, cus
tomers will lie served in 7Q
turn, choice for vC
Ladles Union Suits.
Best Egyplian cotton, silk lapped, and
extreme vaiue at o;c, inn we olli-r
them this week at.
Ladies Litdc I'nion Suits, extra quali
ty, Liisle thread, extra well made,
1 is the usual price, but 7C
they tro now at. tier suit I Ou
' Knit Underwear.
Xo use waiting for hot weather an
longer. Too lai now to realize prof,
its; prices must start this great big
Knit Underwear Stock. Assortment
very com plete of Ladies'. Men's and
Children's Underwear. - Out they go.
10c buys a Indies' Derby Ribbed Vest,
in ecru and white, full tape trim
med, Maco cotton, a good 14c 1fTA
value, each IUU
At 14i, Ladies' Fancy Riblied Veta.
full lace and .silk tape trimmed, fine
quality of cotton,' . not 22e, J
but each I "rC
At 1 2c, IjKlies Richelieu Ribbed Vests,
cnoice oi white or ecru, in square
neck. V neck, sleeveless, or with
short sleeves.. an 18-inch vest 01
through and through, for.-, . I2V
At 22e. Ladies'" Fine Maco Cotton
Drawers made, especially well,
should be 85c. but we. put 00
them in at fcfcC
Men's Undent ear.
two nuinlters which
week's price induce-
will prove this
25 dozen Men's Fine Egyptian Riblied
rsnins ana nrawers, real 42c rallies,
for (bis week's sale, C
Men's Fine Combed Maco Cotton BaU
linggan Shirts and Drawers, finished
seams throughtout, value AT
65c. for this sale xl C
We include in this lot Men's Siiritur
and Summer Weight Caiuel'a lllr
Shirts and Drawers, worth
75c. at the 47c figure.
Itara nanrnlna; this week at t I'rWk. a4
- o nnrk. we wMI ae
Of It lt) doable fold faiMT Swuil
and cheeked Ureas ods, one alreas to
s 4ols, one dress to
8 yards for 39c
At Our Annex. House Furnishings. X Bicycles.
hv k 111 r.n l... . imr
The least of little
on carpets, mattings,
rugs and oil cloth.
Sole agents for the
Cold Wave Clcanable
k 127.50 for a f40 Ensign.
,. kjtotil steel liearinj
S fully guaranteed
Best of their kind. 1.76
full size mower.
at our Annex.
Our Annex proves
it again. You never
Hiy too much if you
buy at McCaU-'s.
9 Granite Imnunrr. ft'HKsivle
'j mmux aata
DRESS GOODS. -
Four Kperials this week, while they Ust. None of the ajnanUtlca Urfe-tM)
pmmpt If you want any.
styles black all wool J.ifmir,U u..nri..nm n..... .
I lot 118. SlTWS. Values rUU: tn 7m u l,;l t iuu .1 M H
i t .Var,,"t' ,,,ilke an exceptional offering of 1.25 1.50. 1.75 black
V;'ic. vanvasi.ioiiis, t rcpons. highest novelties in this sc- 7c
son s Irciicli and English importations, choice of this lot at a yard, C
Silk Grenadines. 75c to $1.25. short lenaths. .tor. trrf
800 yards fine all silk Crenadincs. in waist, len.rths ..n i
none worth less than 75c, and tip to 1.25 a yard, while thev last. Cfl
per yard QaC
Colored, all silk Taffetas. 48c a vai-d.
fix nest siiailes in all silk Taffetas, just the thino- for
dines, etc., on sale while they last at
McC ABE BROS.
A few note, regarding ipring good, that can be found by look
ing at this ad. Here are some prioea we quote: Spring norel
ties in enitithe price! range from $18, $20, 82, $22 and op.
Thepriooiln the spring trousers range from $5. 15.60, $,
160 and upward. Come in and see our fine line.
Gus. Englln, tliitgtr,
1803 St:c:J An
Why Are the
Peoria Stoves Leaders?
Because wherever known they have
a reputation tor Quality, Style and
Moderate Prices combined Suffi
cient to make them leaders.
1 VA -Qjji
We offer von an entire new line of Stores unequaled in quality and
prices. We call your attention to the following three leaders the
Peoria l!Xington, Rgal Lexington and the. Rival Lexington. The
stady increase in sales of our I'eoria Stoves and Ranges furnish the
best of evidence that the people in general believe quality pays in
Stoves. They are made by the very Isst grades of new materials
They are constantly adding all of the latest desirable improvements,
making our line the reliable, as well as tbe most profitable to ear
I8UMMER8. fi. CO.