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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 1898.
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f ' Tfca Weather W May Bar f
febowera and nrohaMv arrere thun.
aenirorma turn afternoon aad tonitfbt;
co"ier wmirnt: i uunaoav pruy cloudy.
t i. m. &BIBIBK, umerver.
Choice strawberries at Long'a.
Remember the name Kinship.
i Lee'- Little Gem is the best broom.
Pictures half price. Taylor stock
Miss Amelia Frey is visiting in Chit-ago.
Picture moulding one-half price.
Summers & Co. for Blue Flame oil
btoves, Twentieth street.
. Sheet music 3 cents, can hare all,
jou want. . Taylor stock.
. Oct your stove stored at Summers
ec Co's., Twentieth street.
Mrs. IL D. El well and son have gone
to Selma, Va., on a visit to relatives.
Warren R. Roberts, contractor for
the Modern Woodmen building, is in
Peoria. ," '
Mr. and Mrs. . James Roach have
welcomed a ntsou to their home on
Capt. J. D. Moore and wife, of
j ua, jkiiu aj)i. anu airs. j. t. we
Ginley a visit today.
Tonight, grand pool contest at the
Gem Billiard Parlor. 305 Twentieth
street. All are invited.
F. M. Telfer, formerly of this city,
now of Racine Jnnctioni Wis., isspend
ing a few days in the city.
American and Cuban silver
mounted pin 'flags 5 cents apiece at
lirookmau'g, Twentieth street.
Harned A Von Manr, of Davenjxirt.
make another statement in tonight's
paper that should be read by every
The will of Mrs. Mary Day was ad
mitted to probate yesterday. She
leaves all her propert y to "her son,
James Willis. .
The body of the man who jumped
from the bridge yesterday has not yet
been recovered; neither has his iden
tity been established.
Camp 309. M. W. A., has voted to
keep up the dues and assessments of
its members who have gone to the
front with Compuny A.
E. J. Humphrey, general passenger
gent of the Crosby steamship tmns-
CTtation company at Muskegon,'
icb, was in the city yesterday.
Edwin Uoben. of Sears, and Miss
Jessie Tompkins, of Illinois City,
were married by Justice William Tav
lor last Saturday at the home of the
Pocahontas Council No. 5 gives a
kaflVe-klatsch at 'arse's hall Wednes
day afternoon anil evening. Musical
program in the evening. Admission
Lieut. Gov. W. A. Xorthcott today
joined the executive council of the
Woodmen older, which is holding its
monthly session at the head oflice on
Miss Nellie Knnpp. of Monmouth,
has liven apiMiintcd head nurse, and
Mrs. J. T. l'avliss. of Moline, stew
ardess of the hospital for the insane
Early this morning the community
was shocked by a most terrific thun
der peal which broke windows in
many of the houses throughout the
city and in the suburbs.
A meeting of citi.ens is called at
Turner hall tonight to form a com
pany of volunteers. The company,
aa liefore stated, will join (Jen. Wil
liam CleniltMiiii's regiment.
This evening at 6 o'clock at the
home of the bride's parents, ex-Aid.
and Mrs. V. Dan 1st, on Nineteenth
street, occurs the marriage of Charles
C. Miller and Miss Alna; Dauber.
Mrs. E. U. Croppr and daughter,
Miss Hattie Marie Cropper, and Miss
Florence Trumhcll, who have lieen
visiting at the home of ex-Mayor B. F.
Knox, returned home to Chicago yes
terday. Auction sale of houses, 431 Fortv
fourth street and 416 Forty-sixth
street, postponed to Saturday at 5 p.
m. Cash required tloU For monthly
payment terms on balance, call on E
Miss Myrta Btiek, daughter of Mr
and Mrs. E. 11. Buck, was pleasantly
surprised last evening at her home,
903 Thinl avenue, by alwut twenty
live young friends, the occasion being
her 18th birthday anniversary.
George Bennett, a merchant of Rock
Island, who spent Sunday with J. B.
Henninner and friends, expressed
himself as highly pleased with our
39 Yeara Ex-pe.lenoe.
Dr. Con-HssEliton, .
408 Brady St, Davenport, lows.
eases men and women
MIOIOAL JOURNAL Mil.
Bow to rt wan. How v krp
wall. CoMultattoa fro-n t o'eloek
I a lo I 'cloea p. o. Sandara
from a. bl to 1 p. av Telraaooa
no. am aj
city. He may locate here in the near
future Bloomington Pantagraph.
Lieut. Commander J. M. Hawlev,
U. S. N., has leen designated bv
the government to select 200 naval
militiamen from the state of Illinois.
As there are eight divisions in the
state, this will take 50 men from the
A full line of black kid shoes, with
black silk vesting tops to match, go
on sale today for $2.50 at the retail
store nmwMcitj. ik H
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sizes and all widths in this shoe from
AA to E. C A. Hurst, agent for
Rock Island factory line.
John J. MeGuLuness. of r)avnrxirt..
a memlier of the !hr & WtUHm
Comedy Co., was married Monday,
May 9, at Alamo. Tenn., to Miss Dora
Sensing, of Bells. Tenn. The bride is
a member of one nf Hella nmminpnt
families. Her parents objected to the
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uuiiiu. iao me coujne snppou 10 a
nearby village and had the knot tied.
One of the handsomest shoes turned
out by the Rock Island factory this
season is a kid shoe in a rich"' dark
chocolate shade, with vesting toD to
match. Others ask from 3 to $3.50
for this grade, but C. A. Hurst, the
loeal &rpnt. will sell this linn fit t1? .50
All nizes and all widths from AA to E
at the retail store, opposite the Harper
Mrs. Minnie Breechcr, wife of Jo
seph Breecher. died at her home. 1306
I'hirty-sixth street, at 10:30 lasteven
ng, after a year's illness from a com
ilication of diseases. She was 29
ears of aire and a native of Preemn-
tion. She is survived bv her husband
and two children. Earl" and Mattel,
nd her father. Owen .Tones, .ind five
brothers and three sisters. The fun
eral occurred from the residence at
2 o clock this afternoon.
There was a lively exchange of
Words ltetweeil two niinmipva fine
from Rock Island anil the other from
Moline, in front of the court house
yesterday. The Molineite made a re
mark of a ioshinir nature at the Rock
Islander, who waltzed up to his
brother barrister and informed him
that if he didn't like his stvle he
at liberty to peel off his linens. The
nionneiie saiil lie was not a pugilist,
and the Rock Islander strutted away
with a smile such as one would sup-
jiose illuminated Dewey's countenance
after his conquest at Manila.
' Army Kqulpment Contract.
Cant. StanhniM- K. ttllllit iimmin-
dant at Rock Island arsenal, this after
noon opened the bids for infantry and
cavalry supplies submitted in re
siMtnse to his invitation, in view of the
exigencies which required the letting
of part of the work ordinarily per
formed at the arsenal by contract.
Sixteen bids were submitted, repre
senting firms in Chicago, Richmond,
lncinnati, Wlii-cling, Wichita, New
irk, St. Paul. etc. Those thinira whieli
the eommanilant advertised fur were:
a, 000 irunslins. 40.000 canteen strnns
(infantrvl. fi.000 canteen strans (cav
alry), 3.000 cartridge lielts. 8,000
noise nrusnes, 4,00 halters and
straps. 5.000 nose kifs. 8.000 nnirs of
saddle bags, 4.000 watering bridles.
iu,uoo carome scaltltards, 8,000 cav-
Iry lielts. 20,000 haversacks. 20,000
haversack straps, 10,000 spurs.
riare of I'rlinwrlea.
The democratic ward caucuses in
accordance with the call of the county
committee will be held Friday even-
ng at 8 o'clock. The places of hold
ngthe primaries are to be as follows:
Urst Ward V. Nold, 403 Fourth
Second Wanl SwmM's hall. 904
Third Wanl 1434 Seventh avenue.
Fourth Ward Frick & Kautz's
1912 Third a ven lie.
Fifth Ward Hose house on Twent v-
Sixth Ward 2606 Fifth avenue.
Seventh Ward Old No. 7 school
The hearing: in the case of Fred II.
Young vs. Wiegand Bros., this morn-
ng returned a verdict in favor of the
tlaintiff for 1129.6").
The lipurilxr nf the suit nf llo Mnlinn
State Savings liank on a note for $1,-
800 given by E. H. Guyer was begun
oeiorc a jury looav.
Why Ha Wondered.
A mnn who went away from boms
some time ego to attend a convention cf
church people was struck with the
beauty of the little town in which the
gathering wmi held. 'He had plenty of
time, and while wandering about walk
ed into the village cemetery. It was a
beautiful place, and the delegate walk
ed around among the graves. He saw a
monument, oue of the largest in the
cemetery, and read with surprise the
inscription on it, "A Lawyer and nn
Honest Man." The delegate scratched
bis head aud looked at the monument
gain. He read the inscription over aud
over. Then he walked all around the
monument and examined the crave
closely. Another man in the cemetery
approached and asked him:
"Have you found the nave of an old
"No," taid the delegate, "but I waa
wondering how they came to bury those
two fellows in one grave. "-rSt Josenh
Before You Buy a
TAKE A GOOD
LOOK AT ir
Notice if it can lie 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 fowl from becoming
moist or musty. It has metal
ice racks and other advantages.
Call . and See Them
The Battle Cry
Is now heard in all cor
ners of the world.
Wherever jieople are
oppressed they are cry
iug out for freedom.
Our cry is the liest
goods for the money
and it helps humanity
as well. Read the list:
Summer Squash, Home Grown
Spinach, Onioas, Green Beans,
Wax Beans. Pie Plant, Cucum
bers, Cauliflower, Tomatoes,
Badishes, Eitk Plant, New Beets,
New Peas. Turnips, Carrots.
Strjlwlierries, Bananas, Kating
Apples, Oranges, Pineapples.
Spring Chickens, Dressed Chick
ens. I -
1630 Steal in. tdtpkau 1031.
Hcadnuarters for House Furnishing
Cooils. Iarge assortment at lowest
8-drawer Spice Cabinet 4!)c
Pillow Sham Holder l!)c
Poll Pins, revolving handle ,5c
Full Size Dust Pan 5c
Whisp Broom 5C
Hardwood Toothpicks . . '. 3c
2-quart Cups ,r)c
1 Burner for oil stove 38c
Foot Tubs, nicely painted 33c
No. 8 Teakettle, nickle plated. . . . .49c
Pint Tin Cup ic
Nutmeg (J rater ic
13 Boxes of Matches, in package.. 5c
Wire Photo Holder, the latest thing
Ltrge Wire Dish Drainer . . . .20c
Screen Doors 4oc
Window Screen ; ?.20c
Hammocks. Croouef Sets. Ice Cream
Freezers, Fi.shing 'Iackle. etc.
FLOWER DEPARTMENT Finest
Foral designs made on short onTer at
lowest prices. Large assortment of
Miueo plants oi an kinds.
Each of oar soldiers in the next war
will carry an aluminium tag by which
be can be individually identified. It ia
practical idea and would have been of
great service in the civil war. St
At T. II. Thomas' dru? store, a
marvelous cure for kidney complaints,
nervous exhaustion and female weak
ness. It is Foley's Kidnev Cure.
For Sale by T. H. Thomas.
Thone 4174. Twentieth Street.
Kdacata Toar BoweU With Caacarata.
Candj Cathartic, cure constipation forever.
lte.Se. II C C- C. tail, druggi t re! ia& mosey.
The H eighth
In handsome headgear may
be seen at Mrs. LaFrenz's
Are employed, and an assort-
ment at prices that please is
j always shown. ;
Mrs. La Frenz, 1324 Third Ave.
Just Received a nice new
j line of Sailor Hats,---- -
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A (Ct in
IIS MEN'S TAN KC, OFFERED AT THE
LOW PRICE OF
We offer, to close out, a line of Men's Tan Vici Hals,
soft as silk, brown patent tips and kid tips. Can't be
equalled fof 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
, NESTOR, new $28.00
CALUMET' new . . . 25.00
CLIPPER, Ladies'., ts.00
CRAWFORD, Gents' 12.00
CRAWFORD, Gents' JQ.OO
TELFGRAM, Gents' 8.00
AJAX, Gents' 8.00
824 Twentieth St, Rook Island.
SOS West Third St, Davenport.
Ask for the Patee Crest,
The best wheel In
the world for $35.
We are Agents for Chase Tires and
fix e punctures fres.
We carry the largest stock of Sundries
In the city at prices that are right
RPPAIRMft WE CAN FIX ANYTHING FROM A
NUTMEG TO A CLAP OF THUNDER.
CJ TFH XK2 ' EIGHTEENTH 8TREET.
HOW DO YOU LIKE IT?t
All This Week at ADAMS.
A Ladies' Dark Brown Kid Lace Boot, regular $3 grade for $
New Toe. New I-act- tritKf im .i-.f : i
, , .,....wjr up iu-uait 111 pdllltuiar.
These Shoes are skillfully made and rightly patterned on
the most modern last. You et an elegant Shoe for $2.48 Jf
by calling this week. 52
KKJHTKEX I'll STREET AND
& Open Wednesday and Saturday Evenings. 2
Bicycle Suits! Bicycle Trousers!
BICYCLE HOSE! BICYCLE CAPS!
A complete New Stock of swell plaids and checks; 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
BEST STORES : :
ROCK ISLAND AND
DAVENPORT t i