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THJ5 AKGTJS, MOXDAY, JUNE 27, 1898.
Studied the Stars
That is what the ancients did in time of war.
Study tile bargain offerings and, where to get
them is the thing these days, either in times of
war or times of peace. Our store has always
commanded attention by deserving it. Our
stock of furniture surpasses all others in the
variety of assortment and
ask only an inspection
That the purses of I the people regulate our
prices. The past twb years have been close
times and our prices Vre consequently close.
Come to our store and tfee the goods they will
please you, we're sureAand you will not regret
the time you spend, trtn if you do not buy.
We have many pretty tHngs in every line that
snouia interest you. Be
ests and come to the
Cor. Sixteenth Street
mm Upon a
H. F. CORDES,
IS THE AIM AND OBJECT OF THE
Rock fglnnd Steam Laundry
Now located in their own nsw baUding at 1814 Third Tenae
Drop a postal or telephone the wagon will call
ADVICE ' r rhvuk -
or our mcui. ine u.i admire Free Hook
recipe, sr. soma of the reasons
Dr. Kay's Renovator
Core, the rery wort ca . of Pt-jepsla, Constipation. Headache. Llrer and
hldnejr diseases. Semi for unwf of It. We Gaavrmntee It. Write us alwut
all of rour srniptoms.
by mall on receipt of priae. x. rents
AddrsM Dr. B.J. KAY MEDICAL
Tk an aeasiat, safe aM asrtaia
' atiat. Btataaywaan.fi.ai,
for bj k. J. Balis, Druggist,
alive to your own mter-
store that never disap-
and Second Avenue
Soinet lines is ;i difficult
task, when you see such a profusion
of beauty iu color and perfection of
design as you do in our rich and ex
quisite stock of new styles in high
grade carpets. We can help you de-
eide on the, coolest effects for summer.
though, from our stock that we have
marked at special inducements
fairness of price.
ON SOILED LINEN
lun and a FREE SA
trratlncall ilinraneo it
why joa should wsite us.
Dr. hay s KenoTsinr i sold by druggist, nr sent
CO., (ton OSes" Omaha. Neb.
rsllsbl.. aoatbly, nraUKof aradieiaa. Oaly ban
mtdrucsaaaalabaasM. Ii vsattka kw,n
la malt Taa Mate fDr. rW) aerar i
AMiaa ftai, ataaaaia Oa QeaUalL
Book Island, CL
BODY Li AT REST,
uneral Services for Engineer
Frederick Dempsey Held
MAKY EEOM OUT OF TOWIT ATTEND.
Evert Commandery Ha. Charge, Dele
gations From Masonic Fraternities of
Kashvllle. Beardstown and Orion Par
ticipating Farther Details of the Cow
ardly Murder at Whitehall.
The remains of Frederick IXmpsev,
the Burlington engineer who met
death in an attempted holdup of the
Turlington train he was guiding near
Whitehall last Friday night, were laid
at rest this afternoon in Chinpian-
uock cemetery. Mineral services
were held at the residence of the de-
easeds parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. J
Uemnsey, Twelfth street and Fourth
avenue, where a large concourse of
sorrowing friends, fellow lodgemen
and fellow workmen gathered to pay
tlie nnal tribute. i lie funeral was
under the auspices of Everts
couimanderv No. IS, of this
nv, assisieu nv uusuvuie coni-
inantlerv .No. .jo. the deceased
having been a menilier of the latter
Hiaiirv (.'arse, eminent commander of
Everts1 commandery, officiated at the
house. Revs. Tavlor and Coleman, the
atter of lWrdstown, assisting.
livmns were sung lv a ouartet com
posed of William Don, J. F. Kobinson.
Sewall Ilodge and J. A. Johnson
Beautiful floral designs adorned the
bier, there lieing a particularly rich
one, representing an engine, from the
employes of the Burlington road. The
nallliearcrs were E. an Doren. I: rank
(iibbs. J. (i. Bosenberv, Frank M.
Fulks, Theo Fisher, K. C. Mc(ilin.
sey, Josepli Koaeh. worshipful mas'
ter, oi i ass lodge, iseanutown, con
ducted the ceremonies at the ceme
The funeral was participated in liv
lelegations from the Masonic fratern
it v of Kushville, Beardstown and Orion
and Uock Island and Trio lodges and
Everts couimanderv of this city. The
Burlington ran a free special train
from Beardstown for the employes of
the road and all desiring to attend
bout 200 canw in on the train.
The body of Engineer Demiisev ar
rived Saturday night on the Burling
ton, accompanied lv (. J. Dempsev
and Kev. Coleman. Frank Hamilton
and A. F. Cardwell. of Beardstown
Ml'RUKKKKS IIKIIINO THE BAR
Jackwn Tells of the I'lan to Kob the
William P. Jackson, ou of the mur
dercrs of Engineer Frederick Dempse
inane an open conlession at bitelia
on iM-ing arrestea, as stated in Satur
day night's Anors. He said:
"Aiiisworth asked me to hold u
the Chicago, Burlington & Quint-
train, and we talked it over several
liiuce. I was to uncouple the ex
jress car, etc., from the passenge
car and sever the hell cord, and he
was to 00 me resi. 1 was 10 gel 011
... i i, .. .
at the Chicago & Alton crossini' i
Whitehall. 1 did not get on; thought
it over and thought it best not to do
so. 1 did not see him get 611 the
train, lint after it left he was 110
there, and 1 went up the Chica'o
Alton track. I heard two pistol shot
aooui nan a minute apart. 1 ra
towards home, but crossed to a liel
m ar a graveyard. In dividing the
money Aiiisworth was to pav
what he owed me and pay me what
ne moiigiu nest. When captured
was up a tree for fear of the dog
e went to Whitehall for the pur
pose of holding up and robbing the
express car.- A Whitehall spec
The boys after killing the engiuee
got scared and left. The train biR-ke
into Whitehall, and bloodhounds were
set on the trail and tracked the boy
to this place. Jackson was fouti
perched in a maple tree, where
was tracked bv the hounds. He mad
a full confession, and told where Ains
worth would be found, to which place
ne was taken bv the sheritt, offenn
no resistance to the officers.
Ainsworth at lirst claimed thev
were only stealing a ride, when the
engineer turned the hot water on
them and he shot, with the above r
suit. Young Ainsworth's father, W
II. Ainsworth, is among the best cit
zens of this place and conduct one o
the largest urv goods stores in tin
The boys are both 22 years of age
and have resided in Whitehall all
their life, and were not considered
ue iau characters. Ainsworth. was
conducting a small lunch room ant'
Jackson was his clerk.
jacksou s iamer ana mother are
dead. He has two brothers, Andrew
and Elmer. All three have the repu
lauon 01 being industrious. '
1 ne coroner s jury returned a ver
dict holding Ainsworth for the mu
der and Jaekson as his accomplice,
The defendants waived preliminary
examinations and were locked up
me tarroiton county 1:111. J be com
plaint against them was sworn out by
W. (J. Besler. division superintendent
of the Burlington.
For Over fifty Tears
Mrs. Win slow s Soothing Symp has
been used for children tet'riino- It
oothea the child, softens the gums,
allays all pain, cures wind colic, and 1
it the beat remedy for diarrhoea. 25 '
cents a bottle.
A ROCK. RIVER DROWNING.'
L . . : . 1
Klcnanl stone, A(M 1 . or Hampton, I cr
I ; ishes While Hathlng.
Richard Stone, aged 14, of Hamp
ton township, was drowned in Rock
river at 5 o'clock yesterday after
noon while bathing. He was
the company of Xels
Hansen, Guy Porter and Ed Anderson.
Richard ' disappeared as soon as he
jumped in the water. His lody was
ecovereu at 8 o clock last night, I
Coroner Eckhart held an inquest t
todat. i he jury. . 11. Clme. E. G.
Jamieson. J. W. Donald. John Groth,
Edward McCann and W. A. Hunter,
returned a verdict of accidental
ARE RAISED ALL AROUND.
eneral Increase in Rock Island FostofHce
The increase in salary at the Rock
sland postollice. as heretofore noted
u The Arucs, does not stop with the
advance in the postmaster's income.
Commencing July 1 Postmaster
Thomas will receive an additional
100. while all employes of the otlice
are to le raised a grade higher, in
volving $500 for increase in salaries,
which, together with $400 for addi-
ioual clerk hire, gives the postollice
n increased allotment of $'J00.
Accordingly the salaries as read-
usted 'will be as follows: O.
Olsen, chief clerk, $1,100;
Miss Annie Iluesing, money order
and rogistry clerk, 1,000: John
'orken. general delivery clerk, $800:
Fred Krell. day mailing clerk. $800:
F. !s. Brough. assistant dav mail-
ng clerk. $000; E. J.' Woods,
night mailing clerk, $700; Miss Gertie
ftilcox, stamp clerk, $400; while
there is to be a new general utility
clerk vet to lie provided with salary
The postollice department has is
sued orders jiertaining to the privi
lege of the use of private mailing
cards m lieu of the regulation stand
ard jiostal card. The rules govern
ing inese cams provide that thev are
to pass only in domestic mails
require that the cards must
not exceed the sue of 3 by 51 inches
in dimensions; the quality to be sub
stantially that of the government pos.
lai carus anil weight abeut six
pounds, three ounces, to the thou
sand; the color to lie white, cream
light gray or light buff; must liear
me pruned inscription on the address
side. ' Private Mailing Card. Author
i.ed bv Act of Congress of May 19.
lX'J.S, and siiecitication as to placing
01 stamp iu the upiier right hand
corner, and the words, "This side
s exclusivejv for the address"
on the lower left hand corner. A 1-
ceut stamp must lie attached to each
The Moline postollice is to lie re
modflled in accordance with the plans
01 l'ostinaster .McKinlav. lhe nn
posed improeinints include the re
laving 01 the tile floor 111 the area way
with hard wood and the raising of the
underlying rafters to bring to a level
the floor where at present it has
sagged several inches. The glass par
tition will lie moved outward three or
four feet, and the tables and desks in
side rearranged with a postmaster's
private ollice. Jn tke basement
uatu and toilet room is to lie put in
for the force, while in the ollice two
motor fans will provide the ventila
tion. The Moline ollice is looking
for an allowance for two additional
carriers, together with a provision
for vehicles for the heavier inai
AN AGED MAN SUICIDES
C. L. retcrson Hangs Himself In a Knri
in Cable- Today.
C. L. Peterson hanged himself in 1
barn at his home in Cable at i o'clock
this morning. He was shout 60 rears
of age. His wife had lieen ill of late
and this appears to have worried him
into believing that life was not worth
the living. He feared she would die
and he wanted to go liefore her.
Willi his wite retcrson leaves one
son, who resides in Wisconsin, and
daughter, Mrs. J. L. Gustafson, of
An inquest will lie held today.
The Quincy passed down.
1 he niona and erne wain were
The Innovator brought down four
strings of logs.
The W. J. Young, Jr., left on her
regular Burlington trip.
.The water is stationary at 7:30; the
temperature at noon 70.
i ne big liaiaiiai steamer Dubuque
came up this afternoon.
ine t.. miiiedge and Cvclone
brought down 16 strings of logs each.
lhe J. vi. an ant and Mountain
Belle came down with 24 strings of
The Lvdia Van Sant. Lafayette
Lamb. Mary B., Prescotte, Hennepin
and Kiun came clown, and the Gardie
Eastman, Quickstep. J. W. Van Sant
Lrdia an Sant and Ruth passed up
J ne water is falling at all point
from St. Paul to Dubuque, and is sta
tionary at Le Claire and St. Ixmis
A slight fall is predicted from Du
buqtie to Kock Island m the next
Marlln Rifle Clab'a Chicken Shoot.
The annual spring chicken shoot ol
the Marlin Rifle club came off Satur
day afternoon at the club's range
and was a great success. The mini
ler of birds killed by the variou
shooters was as follows: Connelly
Mitchell 5, Durham 4. Harms 2, Hel
penstell 3. Junge 1. Buford 1, Hu
rTI (ml Tw Hw slwirs tag
Western Association Goes to
Pieces With Disbanding
B.0CK ISLABD DISCHAE6ESJPLATEES
All Indebtedness to be raid and the
Loral - Organization to be In Shape
to tio Into a First-class Leaffae at
the Opening at Another atlonal Game
The Western Baseball association
1 has gone up. '
' prising to thos
This will not be sur-
hose who have watched
the trend of events sine the collapse
of the Burlington club some week
'ai'o. bile the oilier clubs srot to
gether soon after and attempted to
Ixdstcr up the association, it wasonlv
temporarily. Dubuque followed Bur
lington s example last lhursdav anil
went to the wall, turning the
club over to the players, who have
licen running it since, attempting to
get their unpaid salaries out of it
lestcrdav was their List game. Hence
the association again lieeamc disor
ganized, anil the Rock Island associa
tion decided to discharge its players
and pay on its debts while it could
The Qu'uiev club was so notified and
left for home this afternoon.
Ite In Good shape Another Season.
1 lie local association is holding a
meeting this aiteruooii lor the pur
pose ot winding up its affairs, pavm
II indebtedness and getting in shape
for another season, w hen it hopes to
et into a first-class league. The pro
tracted rainy jienod at the ojM-ning
01 the season was ruination for Hi
The School Klcctlon.
Tomorrow occurs the annual school
lection. There are but four avowed
candidates. President F. E. Robbins.
F. I.Tnde, Frank Mixter and II. S.
Boll man, and while there have Wen
ntimations of a still hunt, there is
110 occasion lor it, as all the candi
dates mentioned are worthy of the
ollice for which they are standing.
Any game below the surface could
have 110 good motive in support of it.
and should be guarded against bv all
friends of the schools.
Notice is hereby given that an elec
tion will lie held in Kock island. HI.
Tuesday. June 2S, A. D. 18D8. at No.
r.nz itiini avenue, or at what is
known and called the Dimiek livery
Said election will lie for the pur-
jxise of electing two nieuiliers of tlie
board of education of the Rock Island
school district, which election will le
ojM'ned at e o clock, in the morning
and continued thereafter until 7
o'clock in the afternoon of the same
Rock Island. III., June 15. 1898.
T. J. Mkhii.l, Ju., Mayor.
A Word to I'hyslrlana.
Voil know that many broad-1
. i . . . . v . I
minded physicians are using holey si
Uonev and Tar (Niugh Syrup in their I
practice? Thct have found no rcme-l
dv that gave as satisfactory results
ior an inroai and mug complaints as
this great cough medicine. For sale
bv T. H. Thomas.
Arnold's Bromo Celery eures head-
acnes; iu, z.: and ov cents. Ueiss
that qnicklr and prnnissnt-
Ij eunm nil rkin din-ara la
ids touch that spplics
Par Mood, with all itn adraD
Wbt of hfftirh, vigor aod i
tsUity im prtMloc! by
Blood A Liver Pills
Pil:. ar. rnt tattle
Holil bj sil dmiiirt!.
'""". hui u a ro,
Ml lHm St., "-trlphls
X For Sick
1 J. Ramser,
2 Jeweler and Optician.
MOW VOR ANOTHER WEEK OF
" add hundreds of new ltargains to
of Summer Merchandise.
Ml' new srhite fancy braid hats, the 1C
4c num. mis eeK
Mies and children's Hue lcvhorn QOn
Fine while straw. Kc sailor hats TlC
Fine white straw f I sailor bats DtC
Fine white straw !.;: sailor tats DC
Fine white straw f 1.50 sailor hats SfC
Latest style rouRh straw. !. hats..... DilC
Fine chip crowns, rouirh straw tirims. O0
velvet Danii. n values ww
Silk siripe crash bicycle halt, ready OC.
trtnimeU. f 1 values
Misses' colored ronh straw bicycle OKn
hsts. should he l. for .ww
Se daisy wreaths J)C
lie daisy wreaths IUC
m A .
JSC American beauty rfse sprays. JJC
100 bunches flue shaded foliaKe IUC
A Parasol Event.
While twill silk and plain China silk
parasols, while they last, t-nnlrc
Alxnit Iiiomwc'1 ruflled and plain white
and fancy silk pani.K. in all the new
est stylo, make mid fabric, fi fi CI RQ
and St values, out they tro at liOO
About TS parasols, hicludidv makers
line of sample. U. 5. . 7 and s
parasoLs. the season preltirst nn-
dii.M Ions, none reserved, on sale. a0 JO
until sold at, each 0."r O
Mason Fruit Jars.
Lois of them, rnouch for all. Plnis
juarcs ic nan gallons be each.
Crash Hats. Straw
- SH HOT DQYS -
Wool Crash. Covert Mixtures. Linen Crash.
Double-Hreasted Coats. Fine Serge Coats and
Black Alpaca Coats.
Coats and Vests Fine Narrow Twill.
Black Sateen Coats.
a i ifi liij r.- i sw w iiii,iLt'.ir.i ill. I'll ii y. i i; i.ii i
"A FAIR FACE MAY PROVE A FOUL. BAR
GAIN." MARRY A PLAIN GIRL IF SHE USES
5 To the Watch
With every pair .f Misses' and Children's Tan Shoes bought from
now until July 4 we will ive a round -trip ticket to the Tower
or 15 cents in cash, and with every air of Ladies' Tan Shoes or
Oxfords liouht we will also vv a roiind-trin ticket to the
Tower or ' cents in cash. That means a 7.1c Oxford for .Vie,
1 Oxford for 7.1c. tI2 Oxford for f I. fl.M Oxford for fl.25. a
1.39 Ladies' Tan Lace Shoe for fl. II. tl..V) Shoe for f 1.25. i
.Siioes fi.r fl..;. and '.'je off any lair of Lvlics' Tan Shws
. Oxfords 111 the store or a free ticket to the Tower.
We close at 6:50 except
A law no: rsparding tpritg goods that can b foond bj look
iog at this ad. Uer are tome pricei w qnotc: Sprinf' turel
ties la suits tb prices raag from 18, 20, 22, J2 mad ap.
The prices in the sprinf: trousers rang from 6, IS.ffO, 16.
18.50 and upward. Com in and sec onr fin Una.
WONDERFUL VALUE GIV1XG. We
cive added it
impetus to this great sale
Never mind how we do it that's
our secret. e let these unmaU-h-
ablo sample bargains speak for them
IMO yards l",e Zephyr (Shu-hams, mill rem
nants, i to 4 yard lentrths. all sires of checks
in these nrcc black and white. pink and CU
blue shades, while they last
SO pieces K;c Kni-llsh Percales. SS inches
wide, an exceptional ottertni: of these 71
(foods, at. per yard 1 1
Crash Suiilops ISe values at. per yard....9C
JSe to IV genuine Muthouee Grenadines, finest
i-Tcncii print inirs. JO choice desims. The
lol is small. Come early if you ssut lO'tt
any at. er yard Isil
'.-. Scotch IMruities. the kind with the fine
hair-liue stripe, a very rare price oppor- Ql m
tuuilv. per yard xH
At lO O'rlot k. While They Ijist.
IJ'4e lenhvr hroebc. a line fabric In dell
cate coiorlni-s. a most unusual oflcr- CQ
ink'. 10 yards lor UJ7C
At 3 O'clock ir They Utl.
New corded lawns In dark and litlit
colors, a 'ery desirable fabric, and
ri'aalv seller at l a yard, f.ir this sale OQ
at the hour. S o clock. IV yards for....
A chance to buy shirt waists am ay below
real value. Two sets for exaniile:
25do7cn newest check and ftlstd waists,
stylishly made, worth up to M.iS. ea'h
l.) bandsoniely made waists of fine
percales, new rint'hams. Uirured mad
ras, thin, cool Iswns. values to IS. your
choice this week for
7 20. 1722. 1721, 1726. 1728 Second Avenue.
Hats. IS call zee Shirts.
Linen Dusters. Fancy
Suits, nobby goods.
- b a a v ma 'J ltlll A a
Tower and Return
Yours for a good time,
- DOLLY BROS.
Wed nesdaj and Saturday.