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THE AE6US, FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 1S98.
ee Their Finish
ijs The Spaniards are now able to see the
& end of their resistance against the Amer-'s-lican
forces. They took a determined
&stand, but It was of no avail. Many who
.vl-hjtvp onnp tn ShMfl' tnrp in 1ht riaKt
rave found it impossible to resist the
O hard pressure that appealed to them in
the way of bargain offerings. Painful
pauses In the prosperity of the people ln
duced him to offer
4nd sncc times have picked up he has
continued to give his patrons the results
of prudent buying and honorable selling.
The fame of great bargains, like great
men, lives after them, and so this store
continues to attract the careful buyers,
where their good judgment continues to
make big dollars for them In a saving way.
BUY HERE AND BE SATISFIED.
Well! If That
Tr T 1 Ar
H. F. CORDES,
IS THE AIM AND
Rock Island Steam Laundry
Now located in their own new building at 1814 Third Avenue
Drop m postal or telephone tbe wagon will call
Rock Island Savings Bank,
Rook Island, IU.
Incorporated Under the
MOHEY LOAHED 09 PERSON! LG0LLA.TES IL 0E REAL ESTAT E5ECUEIT1
OFFICERS I DIRECTORS
J M- Huron", prudent.
John Crubaugh. Vice President.
P. Ureasawalt. Cashier.
Beanb-i!r.ea3july 1 and occupy the
S. E. comer of Mitcbcll t Ljnd
2GOO FIHSi Ave
Uncle Sam says. That's what
you will say when you see the
quality and rich effects of the
handsome patterns and colors
in carpets that we are selling
at such a low figure. It does
"beat the band" how we can
do it, but we believe in quick
sales and small profits. It is
better for our patrons, better
ON SOILED LINEN
OBJECT OF THE
Four Per Cent Paid on
H S. Cable. Vvm. WUmerton,
John Crubaub. Fhii MitcbeU,
H. H. Hall. L. Simon.
F. W. Hsrst. J. 14- Buford.
Solicitor J sctsoa Bum. .
VETERANS ABE DONE.
Conclusion of the 13th Annual
JOINT INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS.
totji Organizations Hetnru Thanks tfUT tbe
: ttoyat 'Maumr lb hlch,-1TneTVere Eh'
t 4ertJlnl purine TbLc .Svay.o KtfJ(lr
' 'and MraT White hretentrd Wltn a tiold
Watch Other Oologs.
The 13th annual encampment of the
L inon eterans Lnion and its auxil
iary, the Woman's Veteran Relit-
Union, is over. Both organizations
assembled this morning at K
P. hall, where their officers, eloc
tive and appointive, were installed
the ioint ceremony being conducted
bv Louis F. Ellis, past national com
mander of the Veterans' Union, and
Mrs. Annie R. Tanevhill, past na
tioual president of the Woman's
The complete roster of officers of
the Union Veterans is as follows:
Commander-in-chief K. G. Dyren
forth, Washington. D. C.
First Deputy Commander-in-chief
J. B. Morgan," Davenport.
Second Deputy Corumander-in-chie
W. L.French. Broekon. Mass.
Surgeon General Dr. J. W. Mor
Chaplain Rev. Richard llaney
Executive Committee At large
Georjjje N. Meade, lichifjan: depart
ment of Potomac, . A. hitnev
Ohio, Jacob A. Green; Pennsylvania
Adam Miller; Michigan, Marvin Hix
New York, Alfred Elwood; Massachu
setts, Dan W. Gould; Kentucky, James
O'Connell; Illinois. C. S. faston: Iowa
E. H. Colcord; Missouri, M. Holmes
Nebraska, W. S. Shoemaker; South
Dakota, G. A. Ludlow
Adjutant General S. F. Hamilton
Quartermaster (ieneral F. F. Ho
Insitector General M. Wilcox,
Chief of Start" H. L. Street. Wach-
Chief Musterinir Officer John Mid-
The roster of officers of the Wom
an's Veteran Relief Union, as com
President Mrs. Ada B. Johnson
Hinghampton. N. V.
Senior Vice President Mrs. Bellt
S. Morgan, Moline.
Junior Vice President Mrs. Kate
Beck, Washington, D. C.
Chaplain Mrs. Liviua Fov, Akron
Conductress Miss Lucie Greer.
Secretary Miss Jennie Gamin,
Binghampton, N. Y.
Inner Guard Mrs. Fannie Bettis,
Outer Guard Mrs. Emma Hancock,
Jersey City, N. J.
National 1 lauist .Mrs. iiortense
White. Fremont. Ohio.
At the conclusion of the installation
there were informal speeches by offi
cers and delegates, all of whom were
gvnerous in their praise of the man
ner in which they had leen treated
dtiripg their stay here. Mayor Medill
spoke in behalf of the city, and said
he was glad that all had lieen properly
entertained, for he knew the peopl
had done all in their power to make
the visit of the veterans and ladies to
Rock Island and the .ri-eities a pleas
ant and profitable out.
The audience united in singing
America." after which the veterans
withdrew and went to Harper's thea
tre to tinisli the business of their
encampment, leaving the ladies to do
KKiOLl TION'S OF T1IK ENCAMPMENT.
tirateful Thanks Returned for Royal En
The Union- Veterans at their final
L'ssion passed the following resolu-
i intif ni itph
nuvv UU I LL s
is the expression invariably
used by the ladies who see
our swell line of Ladies'
Jewelled Watches. They
are not only cute, but they
are durable as well. That's
our main point. We com
bine DURABILITY WITH
throughout our stock. Not
only so with Ladies'
Watches, but with' our
Gents' Watches. There are
three points to remember
when purchasing a Watch
quality, style and price.
Wo can suit you in every
one of these points, as our
aim is sell to pleae."
lluve n - -your Watch.
We ret Jre Watches
and rep. better than
can be done elsewhere.
tions, which were also adopted at the
joint meeting:, and which were submit
teU bv a committee consisting of R. G
Dyrenforth, J. II. Campbell and J. W
hereas. At this 13th annual en
campment the citizens of the cities of
Rock Island, Davenport and Moline
have been most patriotic and liberal in
their preparation lor ana entertain
ment of the delegates and visitors to
this encampment; therefore,
Resolved, That we but speak the
honest sentiment of every one present
in Jispressmg mir gratitude and ap-
lvThe general 'committee' appoint
etl by our coramaniier-in-chiei, viz
Gen. E. M. Wilcox, of Illinois, and
Gen. J. B. Morgan, of Iowa, for
the indefatigable labor put forth bv
them in perfectins the magnificent
arrangements for this encampment.
2. To the citizens' committeeof the
tri-cities, the result of whose labors
words are inadequate to express
Without disparagement to those who
have entertained us heretofore, truth
justifies the statement that never be
fore in the history of our order have
such lileral and magnificent prep
arations been made.
3. To the mayors of the three cities
Mayor Medill. of Rock Island; Mayor
Baker, of Davenport; and Mayor
Swensson, of Moline we desire to
express our enthusiastic appreciation
of the roval welcome extended us
for the untiring efforts put forth
bv them, and carried out to a sue
cessful termination in addingso much
to our comfort and enjoyment; and
we wish to particularly commend the
obedience of their constituencies, in
permitting us to take everything in
sight without a protest.
4. To the managements of the ho
tels. whose guests we have been, who
have boon so patient, courteous and
considerate in caring for our man
wants, and for their varied courtesies
in makiug us all feel perfectly at
home, we can only say that their ef
forts have been eminently successful
and that nothing has been left undone
to make our visit an enjoyable one.
o. To the press of these cities
the molders of public thought, the
transmitters of daily transactions-
we can but say that its work was
snrply par excellent, and we -can see
no manner in which it could possibly
have been improved.
7. And finally, in a general way
we but express the honest sentiment
of ever- one here present in declaring
that through the journey of life, as
our gray-haired, and to some extent
decrept, members pass down the de-
clevitv of life, the session of the 13th
annual encampment, he'. in the
tri-cities of Rock Island, iveuport
and Moline, will ever be held in the
most grateful remembrance, and as
we look back overpast occurrences in
our lines, the pleasant recollections
of this encampment will ever be con
sidered as. the bright oasis In ihe
desert of our days.
A resolution reaffirming the' order's
preference for the per uiem pension
plan was also adopted.
Gen. J. B. Morgan was appointed
chairman of a committee of three, he
to select his two associates, which is
instructed to revise the ritual, its re
port to be official and to be officially
promulgated as such after approval
bv the national commander and exec
Mrs. Iiortense hite, the retiring
national president of the Woman's
Union, was presented with a fine gold
watch by the Veterans' Union.
tiratltnd of Women.
The Woman's Union adopted the
following resolutions ottered by
committee composed of Josie A.
Brugger, Sarah Greene and Jennie E
We, the members of the Woman's
Veteran Relief Union, now in session
at the 13th national convention,
at Rock Island, desire to cxnress
the voice of this convention ; there
fore be it
Kesolved. lhat we extend our
heartfelt thanks to our national presi
dent, whose most efficient work has
won laurels for her that shall .remain
while memory lasts, and whosesistcrlv
kindness to us all has -endeared her
Resolved, That we tender our unit
ed appreciation to the worthy mayors
and loyal citizens of Rock Island,
Moline and Daveniort, for their elal-
orate decorations and untiring effort
in receiving and entertaining us while
We fully appreciate their thought
ful and wise anticipations of our en
campment. Ihe war concert, the
trolley ride, the camp fires and all en
tertainments have been strong proofs
to us of their lovalty to our order.
Resolved. That we tender our ap
preciation to the G. A. R. ist and
Woman's Relief Corps of these cities
for their broad ideas and active part
taken in the encampment. Truly we
have been highly honored bv them
and genuine spirit of fraternity.
harity and loyalty was manifested.
Resolved, Tha't the 13th na
tional convention at Rock' TInnd has
1 been naught but beautiful, and: filled
un pleasure, ana a convention never
to, !e erased from the pages of mem
ory. I-at Night's ramp Fire.
The veterans and ladies were enter
tained at a campfire at the Wagner
ojK?ra house, Moline. last evening.
A delightful program of speeches,
music, etc.. was rendered. A parade
preceded the gathering at the theatre,
which was crowded, and where Dr.
J. W. Morgan presided. The exer
cises were opened with a selection by
the Light Guard band, after which
Rev. W. W. Willard offered prayer.
Mayor Gustav Swensson delivered" an
add'ress of we'eome, and Gen. H. L.
Street responded for the visitors.
CorUnatd oa FlftA Pe.
SERVICE OFTHE SIXTH
the Illinois Regiment Has
Taken in the War Now
THE MOVEMENTS OF OTJE BOYS,
Among tbe First ...to Respond .at Spring'
, lird, '. Then , jta, the,i:'atiou-a .Ckpito
l Thence t SantbifTo.' and :Not: nrfcdlng
ien. Miles Advance Across Porto Rico
to Its Capital.
In view of the fact that the war
with Spain is rapidly nearing its ter
mination it is interesting no less than
it is gratifvmg to contemplate the
part Rock Island's soldier 1kvs have
taken from the start. Among the
first to respond to the call for volun
teers, first going to the state capital
then being assigned to a position close
to the nation's capital when it was
not known to what proportions - hos
tilities might extend, they have been
from the first in places where they
could be relied upon in cases of
emergency. They have been all along
in reserve for important develop
ments. Thev were at Santiago with
their place assigned in the tinal ad
vance on the city, had another blow
been necessary. Having been dis
tinguished among the llower of the
army selected to accompany the gen
eral of the army, they went with him,
first to Cuba, and after the fall of
Spain's power there, accompanied
Gen. Miles to Porto Rico and effected
the first lauding of American troops
on the island.
Started For Springfield.
The 6th regiment started for
Springfield April 27, the day follow
ing (iov. Tanner's call for troops,
which was the first to issue after the
president's proclamation for volun
teers. The cities which thus sent
1,20'i men to Camp Tanner in a day
were Rock Island, Moline, Monmouth,
Dixon. Sterling. Galesbiirg, Geneseo,
Morrison, Lamoille, Freeport, Galena
and Kewanee. Then followed three
weeks of rejecting, recruiting, drill
ing and uniforming. With the first,
movement of the army toward Cuba
came oilers for the 6lh to go to
Washington, and a few days afterward
the men settled down to the slow life
at Camp Alger. From May 18 to
June 30 was spent in impatient wait
ing for orders for the front. These
came when the campaign around San
tiago was at its height, and July 2
with the brigade under Gen. (J. A.
Garretsou, the regiment left by rail
for Charleston to accompany Gen.
Miles to the scene ot righting". The
Yale, with Gen. Miles, and the Colum
bia, the two war vessels having the
61 h aboard, arrived off Santiago July
ii, wnen ueu. lorai was dickeringj
with Geu. Shafter over the terms of
surrender. When fire was opened ou
the city the following day Gen. Miles
decided at once to land the troops
which had arrived with him and
storm the works. the 6th Illinois
was detailed to lead the charge, and
the men were landed, but it was un
necessary, owing to the capitulation
On to Porto Rico.
The order went to Col. Foster July
18 to have his men at Guantanamo,
prepared to embark for Porto Rico,
and July 20, two companies were put
ou board transport No. 21 and 10
companies ou the Dixie. When Gen
Miles sailed the ot h regiment
made up one-third of the 3,415 who
accompanied him to effect the first
landing in l'orto Kico. lhev mad
tiie lauding at titianica and were
ready for the march against Ponce,
Ihat city surrendering, the boys were
at last accounts under Gen. Henry in
the vanguard of the column leadin
wen. JMiies marcn ot triumph across
the island in the direction of San
Ihe stab officers of the regiment
Colonel D; Jack Fonder, Chicago
Lieutenant Colonel Edward Kittil-
Majors William T. Chaunon, Rock
land: David E. Clarke. Monmouth;
William E. Laid win. Dixon; Frank
Anthony (surgeon) Sterling.
Captains .John J. Cains (adju
tant), t hicago; Harrison U. Hopiier,
(assistant surgeon ), Galcsburg; Ben
jamin Eick, I. 14. P.; John 11. Holt
In st lieutenants I red . Porter,
Galesbiirg; Joseph II. Showalter, La-
Company A has lost but one mem
ber since it left Private Louis Bled
soe succumbing to fever at Camp
AlgerJ His remains were brought
back to Rock Island, where they were
buried with high military honors.
Ihe people of Kock Island have gen
erously remembered their soldiers
since their departure in numerous
shipments of supplies, thjlargest of
which was a car of provisions anil
other good things sent to Camp Alger.
Death or Private Oberg.
Private Alfred Ober. of Company
of Moline, died on board the hos
pital ship Lamp&nsas. at Porto Rico,
July 27, the fatal ailment being, ty
phoid fever. The announcement of
bis death came in a letter from Capt.
F. J. Clendeniri to Mrs. Johanna Oker
berg. of Moline. with whom the dead
soldier formerly boarded. His remains
were buried ashore at Guanica, with
military honors. Oberg was 32 years
oi age ana unmarnea. tie was a
grinder for Deere & Co., previous to
going to the front. He had no rela
tives in Moline.
Hard Coal Market.
Anthrax Ve coal, all sizes, delivered
at $6.,-)0 per ton, for immediate de
livery. E. G. Fka2Ee
BRASS and IRON BEDS
We Can Save You Money
We Buy for Cash Only
YOUR MSrECTIOiy INVITED.
A. J. SMITH c2 SON,
123. 125 West Third Street.
A New Hat.
We are now showing the
Soft and Crusher Hats.
a large assortment
1804 Second Avenue.
This school completely equips young men and young
women S3 accountants, stenographers and gf.-neral assistants
in business, by imparting the most thorough, practical and
up-to-date instruction in all branches that fit for such a
career. The members of the faculty are widely known for
their skill and efficiency, and have qualified thousands of
young people for success in business.
The following expression of satisfaction 13 self explana
tory : I would not take gl. 000.00 for the knowledge which
my son obtained in your school during three months. I
will enter another hoy in September. V.
So confident are we of our ability to please our patrons,
that we cheerfully guarantee the fullest satisfaction.
Day and night schools begin September 1st. A beauti-
fui, illustrated catalogue may be bad free, by
jZPi,: It (lit tirceit and B:t Comtnr;:- School In
durir.f Mm past joir, many of toa ar
Shoes Given Away
With every pair of shoes bought until Sept. I we will
give away free a pair ot shoes or Oxferds.
With a $l..r0 shoe you get a child's shoe worth from 25 to AOc; with
a f2 shoe you get a child's shoe worth from 60 to 80c; with a $2..r0
shoe you get a misses' shoe or ladies' Oxford worth from 75 to $1.25;
with a 3 shoe you get a pair of Oxfords worth from fl to $1.50.
We have plenty of boys' tennis shoes, first quality, at .35 " to 50c a
pair; also men's tennis shoes.
A Full Line of Union Stamp Shoes Always on Hand.
807 TWENTIETH STREET,
BOCK ISLAND. -
2so shoes takea on approraL Goods
OtfR LINE OF
In this Store
& La VELLE.
lorHmntera Illinou. 200 f !m)oI$ Is attentates
bsw occupying apiasdif poaitioaa.
nrtf W V RDnC
not eatisfactorv, money refunded.