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THE ABGUS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 1898.
A Surprise for You
Is in store if you haven't seen our carpet prices.
There are so many claims made that we can
only say to you, come and look at our assort
ment, including everything in rugs, mattings and
floor coverings of every kind. The price3 are
sure to please you.
Our Bed Room Suites
Are our pride al o, and we want you to inspect
the line. Now once again
Remember the Refrigerator.
Its a dandy. It will please you, and so we insist
that you come and see it. Everything else in
our line is up to date and at a proper price. Be
sure and call.
Clemann & Salzmann
Cor Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue
112-114 We.t Seventeenth Street, Bock Island.
ON SOILED LINEN
IS THE AIM AND OBJECT OF THE
Rock Inland Steam Launilr)
Now located in their own new building at 18M Third Avenue.
Dro a pottat or telephone the wagon will call.
Paper Hangers, Talsominers, etc.
tWf arc areata, ante aad aarlata ta taaaM. Tas twaaaa
tataU 6al aaywaass. tt.Sn, iataerUKan
For rale bj A. J. Be t, Dinggltt,
Nothing it prod active of more
prescription nothing ii better fit
ted to fill the ho man system with
poison, than a leaking gas jet. No
poison Is quite so poisonous at illum
inating gas. Quite frequently the
pipe needs only a little tinkering to
atop the leak, bat that tinkering
ahoald be done by one who thor
oughly understands hla busiows.
We think we thoroughly under
stand onr bailneia, and ahonld be
pleated to do anything for yon in the
plumbing line, at any time.
aeaat a r!lM. aaftntfcle, nwaUlinc medietas, air haralaai ami
tawaamssfeaasaaeaidaaaaaa. U y want the nest, get
Bosk leli sd. 111. ,
A GOOD DAY'S WORK.
Proceedings of the Democratic
EUB8T WIHS TOR SEPRESEHTATIVE.
Alien fur Judge. Norton fur Clerk,
Baeslng for Sheriff, Lees for Treas
urer mud Additon for County Super-
' latendent The 4eaeral Dolaips of the
The Rock Island county democratic
convention was held at Harjer's thea
tre this afternoon. The proceedings
were niarkeil throughout by enthu
slam and harmony, it lieing one of the
most representative and important
assemblies of democrats ever held in
Bock Island county. The generally
accepted feeling that the party would
Irk the winners at the fall election
HOS. E. W. IiriWT.
attached uuusnal interest to the con
vention's action, and early in the day
it was determined that the court
house would not contain the crowd
likely to. attend. Accordingly Turner
hall was engaged, but still later it was
thought Harper's would not lie anv
too large. So it was secured, and
bulletins were, posted announcing the
change in the place of meeting.
Convention Called t Order.
The convention was called to order
at the cotivt house at 1 :3i) !v Acting
Chairman M. J. McEniry. An af
jourunicnt was taken to Harper's
A. p. HIF.S1NG.
theatre, where Chairman McEuiry
rapped for onler at 2 o'clock, and
read the call. He said the prospects
for democratic success were never
John Schafer .nominated C. B. Mar
shall for temporary chairmau, and
he was unanimously chosen. Mr.
Marshall made brief remarks in which
be returned thanks for the honor his
fellow democrats had conferred on
him. He stated that the convention
would nominate the next officers of
Rock Island county. He advised fair
ness, hartnouy ami unanimity in t he tie-
Are the Following Claims
rrof. Richard Bernhardt, the
Great Clairvoyant and Life
Reader, of Chicago, is now
located in Rock Island at Xo.
1608 Second avenue, over the' -U.
Si express ofiiee, where he
will receive callers from 9 a.
m. to 9 p. m. Mr. Bernhardt
is not of the cbeap class of
fly-by night pretemlers, but
,is a man whose marvelous
powers cannot lie disputed.
So great in fact is his ability
as a reader of human affairs
that without your speaking a
wonl. he will tell your came, '
age, occupation, birth place,
present residence, the nuiu-
. . ber in your family, and also
. your every hope, fear, wish
Concerning Your Business, Do
mestic and Love Affairs.
Fe ean rire the name. axe. occupa
tion, nationally, disposition and
financial standiar of either your
present or future husband or wife,
and date of marruure. If you are in
trouble. douM or -upu.se concern
itur affair of bnsino domestic mat
ters love, niamae, diroree. rivals,
enemies, moves, changes. positknM
journeys, etc . call on this rifted
man and He a .U point cut your way
tosucoemaod happine-M. And re
member that It eoau no more to see
this truly wonderful man than it does
ft' soma common soalied clairvoyant.
Prices 50c and 5.
liberations of fhe it mveationr He
said , under the leadership of W. J.
Bryan in 1900 the democratic party
would win a victory which the cont-
mon . people had long sought and
For secretaries Harvey Williams
and L. D. Mndge were selected.
1 On motion of M. J. McEniry, a
committee of seven on credentials was
appointed by the chair as follows: E.
J. Burns. H. D. Elwell. R. C. J.
Meyef, ' T. Roseborough. G. Blazer,
William Kistler and Charles Fink.
The committee found the following
entitled to seats in the convention:
First Ward W. L. Aster. F: Bloch
linger, George Kale. M. Weinberger,
J. C.' Suruian. Dan McKinney, . Peter
Second Ward Fred Schroeder,
Henry Kinner, Charles Heidemann.
James O'Connor, Oscar Barth: E. J.
Burns, H. H.' Lohse. J. I m ho IT.
William Eckermann, Lawrence Kra
mer. i Third Ward Dan Corken, B. Win
ter, F. rfaff, Fred Kann. Joseph
Grotegut. Arthur Burrall. Patrick
Roonev. Peter Schlemmer, C. H. Sei
del, VVilliam Netb. W. C. Maucker,
Leo Dei sen roth.
Fourth Ward Charles McUugh,
Louis Glockhoff, W. H. Laniont,
A. A. Kcllerstrass. Louis Kohn, J.
W. Linn. Dr. J. P. Comegys, Charles
Fifth Ward-J. W. Welch. J. W.
Cavahaugh. C. B. Marshall, William
McEnirv. Chris Schilliuger, T. A.
Pender," J. T. Stafford. A. II. Liitt.
John Finnegan, II. L. Wheelan.
Sixth Wai-d Patrick Kennedy. John
Konosky, J. H. Roseufleld, H." 1). El
well. Tom O'Brien. John Dindinger,
Maurice Brennan. F. W. Calkins,
Frank Meenan, J. T. Shields.
Seventh Ward B. Johns. M. Bul
ger. George Bick. James McCann;
A. L. Schofer. William Beals. J. II.
Kerr. Miles McKinney, Paul Tbiesen.
Black Hawk R. W". Baker, Henry
Winter. G. Blazer, Perry Walker.
Frank Harris, John Beck."
Moline First ward, Joseph
Schmidt, Charles Lindberg. Andrew
Nelson. William McQuade. A. G.
Swauson. Sam Cosner, Theo. Bagge;
Second. Tom Nicholson. Don Leach.
W. B. Fones, Charles Benell. Charles
(irant. C. A. Anderson. ILtrvey Wil
liams. T. Carlson; Third." John
Foley, Frank Pershing, Joe Ullman,
Frank Swisher. Dan Brennan, Augnst
Lagelof; Fourth, M. J. McEnirrrR. C.
J. Meyer. Charles Barnard. James
Magill". J. H. Miller, James McGeary;
Firth; H. J. (irijip. William Daebe'l
liebu, FrKl D;u-U'llielin. O. E. Owens,
John Garey, James Rogers, John Ull
mark, James i'fieffer; Sixth, Ed Coryn,
Ernest Malcolm, "Thomas Hannoii.
Iuis Tollinier, Henry Riall. Thomas
RoselHirongh. C. Trevers, Charles
Reed, (ius Lagc. John Cornwall. W.
L. (Joodnow. James Hasson, W. A.
Christian. W. H. Meckling; Seventh,
W.C.Allen.:.!. T. Walker,, W. A,
Giles. J. Ai ShnrtlifT. Sharp Giles.
South Moline E. G. Jamieson, Ja
cob Weaver, John Weckel, A. Benson,
W. C. Wilson. Charles A. Larson, John
Hepburn. William Coyle.
South Rock Island Cornelius Don
ovan, E. J. Maucker. R. S. Silvis,
Thomas Dougherty. Ed Jens, Joseph
Farrar, Henry McCarthy.
nampton S. D. Wainwright, G.
F. McNabnev. James J. Vogel, Wil
liam Mohr, Ed Shields, G. s! Church,
W. S. Wining, Sharp Silvis, Frank
Port Byron Frank Garnett, John
Schafer, Jr., Frank Skelton.
Cordova John Vandeburgh, Louis
Reynolds. Charles Fink.
Edgington Precinct 1, Daniel Sha
lin. Jr.. H enry Patterson; precinct 2,
Richard Bailey, James Veuable.
Andalusia B. F. Fountain. Robert
" Buffalo Prairie William Kistler, Dr.
E. L. Marston. Michael Kelly, Charles
Edgington, Childs Wbeaton.
Canoe Creek John A. Liphard,
Rural J. A. Wilson, E. J. Allen,
O. S. Long.
Coe A. Saddoris. Charles Biehl
meier, John Hereen.
Zuma J. A. Searle, Henry Strauss,
Bowling H. II. Martin. L. D.
Coal Valley Henry Hillier, Robert
Hass, John Ellis, Fred Gregg.
Drury J. II. Foster, Chester
Smith, Ed LaQuatte, F. N. Foster.
The temporary organization was
made permanent on motion of William
The chairman was instructed, $n
motion of W. C. Manek.-r to nm .
commitee of seven to select delegates
to tue congressional anil senatorial
conventions, and that the
recommend to the convention for con
tinuation the delegates to the state
convention heretofore chosen by the
county central committee. The fol
lowinir committee was nami!- U'
V. Maucker, J. T. Stafford
Pershino-. W. It. M eel
S-hafer, James Venable,' j
. It was decided that n&ilaa4lW
-1 ... - - . "i.Tin iit.., nuu unvaHBtff
of J. T. SUfford.
On motion of M J. fi-Vntr
ulrK3 iiuiu eacn precinct were
authorized, where vacancies occured.
to cast the full vote of their delega
tions. J. W. Welch, William Lamontf
Continued on Ftath Pag.
rr Over Fifty Y an
Mrs. W; n slew's Soothing Syrup has
been nsed. for children teething. It
00bS8 the Child. Softens th rnma
allays all pain, cures wind colic, and
. L. 1 . . .
a i uc urs rcmeuy tor uiarrnoea. 26
cents a bottle.
Charles E. BHIer Expires in a
Room at the Harper
CAUSE SOMEWHAT MT8TEBI0TJS.
A PoataMMrteaa Ordered, the Relief Being
That He Had Been I'oUoard-neeoaaca
I'neonariooa Before Medical - Aid Caa
Kearh Hint The Ceroaer Holda aa la
eat. Charles E. Biller, a' jewelry sales
man, traveling out of Chicago, died
at the Harper house at, 8:30 last even,
ing under somewhat mysterious eir
cunistances. Biller. whose parents, Mr.
and Mrs. E. Biller. reside in Davenport,
had lieen here since Friday. Mon
day he left the hotel and was
seen during the day in com
pany with friends,, among them Eddie
Foy, the comedian.'- He did not return
until 6 o'clock yesterday morning.
He acted as though he had been drink
ing, but did not appear to lie ill. He
immediately retired to his room,
leaving a call with Clerk W. A. Cru
baugh for 2 p. m., stating that he in
tended leaviug for Galesburg a half
No resjMinse came from Biller's
room when he was called at the ap
x)inted hour. Steward T. , E. Vietch
climbed into the room from an out
side w indow and found Biller in con.
vulsions. Drs. C. C. Carter and G. I
Eyster were called in aud worked over
the unfortunate man, but with no en
couraging result, as he was beyond
all human aid w hen they reached his
bedside, and he passed away at the
time stated alxive.
Coroner L. V. Eekliart was sum
moned to hold an inquest. He Im
panelled a jury comxscd of Dr. J. F.
Myers, foreman; John Rinck. J. J.
Muqihy, S. M. Arndt, Frank Wcstbay,
and J. W. Washington. The inijue'st
was adjourned to H o'clock this even
ing at the coroner's office at the
A rout Mortem Examination,
Drs. Carter and Eyster were or
dered to make a postmortem exami
nation of the liody and report to the
Biller was 4 1 years of age. He had
been traveling 21 years. He leaves a
son. Charles, aged 16 years, who is at
tending school at Glen wood, Mrs.
Biller Ix'ing dead.
While the physician bad not yet
completed their ,,analysis late this
afternoon, it is understood the outcome
of the autopsy was to establish the
conclusion that death was due to nat
ural causes of cerebral nature, and not
to the effect of poison, as suspected
Always on Hand.
My little lny broke out with hives
and the medicines we tried failed to
cure him. until we legan i giving him
Hood's Sarsaparilla. He continued
taking this medicine until he was en
tirely well. We recommend Hood's
Sarsaparilla a.s the lest Mood puri
lier." James M. Brown, Winchester,
Hood's Pills cure all liver ills.
Mailed for 25 cents by C. I. Hood &
Co., Lowell, Mass.'" '' " '
Attention, Campers and Fishing Parties
We are headquarters for camping
and fishing supplies; also a full line
of fresh irroceries always on h&ml and
at the lowest price. Ico delivered to
1 1 , , .
an camps, rresn aim curat meats,
fresh produce direct from the farm.
All goods sold will be delivered free
of charge. .
S. J. Apple. Scars, HL
VThrn Weak, Weary aad Was ted
from kidney diseases, whv not tr
Foley's Kidney Cure, a guaranteed
meuicine. for sale ty i. u. Thomas.
No-To-Bae for Fifty Ceata,
Guaranteed tobacco haMt core, makes weak
men strong, blood pure, toe, SL All druggis!
.j -.ft ..
Jied, White and
Blue Watch Guards.
J Cuban Wag Tins.
"Old Glory" Pins.
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Wl I irtlllWIaal if
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Jeweler Md Optician.
Cold Cream Complex- "7A
km Soap, per box t
Pore Powdered Borax. IDn
per pound , IWC
Madame Ruppcrt 'a 1J1 .
Face Bleat laV.C
10c InVut Ice
Wash Dress Goods.
Extra saleo-peonle: doulde the selling space:
special araittreineuu to aeootutnudaie the
erom ds that tbit week's special price Induce
ments are sure to call ouu Yon will xhow
wisdom in beinir among the ttrst.
Floe China Silk Waists.
Ia black and fancy colors at one-third le than
real value, while they last g?0 QC
Swell Wool Press Skirts In nav
ana wnue pisttbt. tine French silk x?
and wool fancy aultuurs and manv 01
Odd skirt, oua of a kiml m Bit
IF Vol' BI T
4, as, o yaluea. choice at
maca siiK Drocaae Sktrts. excep- xj
uouauy wen niaoe. oeautiiui oe- a
fdirns of rich liiuk hmmt. ,1
to. while tbey
nt'Rff oi ncn uiack Drocul. iue McCARKfl.
Silk and Wool Skirts.
Style, workniaoshlp and beauty of material
oaed In our silk waim and skiru. coupled with
extreme modesty In price, makea this a most
popular department to those wishing to be
correctly dressed on short notice.
Wash Salts and Skirts.
Sneclal dtanl:! of Km-.lt(ii. .nik. .
this week. An exiien from th u'.r..
Featbernonero. will deinmisirate the merits
and dilTerent um-s of Warn n Keait.erb.mc.
She wiU aim bona, free of charge. wabu
brouKht to her prepared for honing.
10c Granite Iron Pie A n
SSC Men s Kibbed
Tin Coflce t.
30c Adjustable Window 17-,
o TO SEE
In our Great Sprint SUtct t.f UigU Gratlc Ci. CimnI
fiuahtr aud honest inerij nre in alf potKl we how. Uni
formly irhfa are made on all we have to ell.
You Can't Go Wrong When You Buy From Us
lieeause we have just one way fit doing biisiiiciis, 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 (Jreat Variety.
ALL depart nienta ar freshly stocked for the spring trade
with the Most Popular" and Ietdra1il (ifNjda made.
Come tn us for anything you may need and get it ata priee
you can afford to pay. Men'a Suit ,, t6. $6.60 and $7,
values that are difficult to match at the priee.
1804 Second Avenue
Why Are the
Peoria Stoves Leaders?
We offer you an entire new line of Stoves uneqaaled in quality and
prices. We call your attention to the following three leaders the
Peoria Lexington, Iiegal Is lington and the Kival Lexington. The
steafly iwrense in alen of our I'eoria Stoves and Range furnish the
best of evidence that the people in general believe quality paya in
Stoves. Thty are made by the very !s-t grade of new materials.
They are constantly adding all of the UUst dexiraWi; iuiprovements,
making our liue the reliable, as well as the niort protiuble to our
SUMMERS & CO.
Wo Bora ted Talcum C
At to o'Clock Each Honing.
2.M0 yards of lawns, dimities and naattsta. real
values loc. ishc. Mcayard. Reateiuber the
time, w o'clock each morning, W JQ
SW yards real Oe One imported Scotch 191 a
Mauiies, per sard IfcgB
l.aw yards onrandie in dainty eokninga On
"beer imported fabrics, exceptional Idf
vahiea. at a yard. S&a and ITC
Lawns, Dimities, etc.
pieeea very One SMaefa Lawaa,
nnrandie finish, beautiful enl.ir.
newest oolora, ekoiee at lOln
?e, locaad Ig6
S yards t,c Dimity Strlpaa. C.
at. per yard ?
(irand display of high aoveltica la
rlaldUrenadines. M an chanter PI jue,
Kance Ikielt aad welts. Persian
Lwbm. Oiwandiea. la fact every
tbinir new fw fancy stlrta. drcxaea.
graduating dresHea, eve.
Superiority In Summer Corsets.
Complete linen of the moat reliable makea of
Bummer Corsets will be ready for this week'
buyers. Real worth and exceptional
value at 7 5c aad
Extra Special Price Attractions
ttlaek Kitln hir w.i.1. iMMar a m
, tucked fronu value fci.TS. each D.Uv
lOdoren aaHortedstylesIn fancy check, atriiwa,
plain black and changeable colored taffeta
ailk waists, values are St.lV to t.7a, d J 4Q
choice of all. each Ta.O
8e Best Boner Wuidow fQ.
Shades, eompiete.... I'
An Colors la Felt Win- 7
dow Shades, complete
Curtain Scrim, Qm
per yard M
NO HEAD o
Because wherever known they have
a reputation for Quality, Style and
Moderate Prices combined Suffi
cient to make them leaders.