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THE AHGTJSt FBIDAY, DECEMBEH 2, 1898.
In living as we'l as possible on the least expendi
ture. There are a great many ways of bringing
about the desirable end, but the greatest of all
methods is trading at Shields' Cash Grocery.
Not in one thing only does this store attempt to
give patrons the benefit of fair prices, but on
the general line and that's what counts in the
end. Agents for the famous Lipton Teas.
Back . .
New York Buckwheat, per
Fiesh corn Me, per sack
Fiesh Rye Flour, per sack 83c
Fresh Kye Meal per sack 28j
Dr. Pric'. Baking Powder, per lb ... . Sc
Schepp's Skredcd Cocoaoat, per lb .. 7Xc
Baker's Cbocolat , per lb 85c
Home-made mince meat, per lb
Japan Tea, per lb
Xew Nary Beans, six qiarts
NewDed Peas, six qaaits
Faccy Bulk Olives, pt r quart 22c
Was'alng Powder, per
FatfcLt Flour, pe ;ack,
Sacer Kraut, per gallon 15c
W hfcg powder, per package 02c
E!ern bars U. N. O. Sosp 25c
A I at-ks Salmon, per can C9c
Mix I NutJ pr pound lie
Four X CcfTee, per package 10c
Rio Coff, per lb 10 and 12Ke
Three Pound Can Kapberries. . . .
Thn-e Pound Can Blackbtrrles ...
Four Cans lS'JS Pack, Swet Corn .
To Cans 1'Qd.pklns
To Cans Rod Kidney Beans 15c
Three Tcutd Caa Wax BtaDS 09c
Peas, per Can, 5, 7, and C9c
Complexion Sop, three B.vs in a Box. 09c
TRIBUNES If SESSION
First State Meeting of the
BUSINESS BEI0SE THE E0DT.
Adoption of Laws. Methods of Procedure
Llectlon of Officers and Choosing a Rep
resentative to the Supreme Tribunal En.
tertainment and Banquet For the Dele
Organisation of the first grand tri
bunal of the onler of Fraternal Tri
bunes is being perfected this after
noon at Carse hall, where delegates
representing the fifty odd branches of
the society in Illinois assembled at
The delegates include !oth ladies
and gentlemen. The work before the
convention is the adoption of laws.
methods of procedure, election
grand ollicers and the selection
HENRY COUNTY LAWYERS
Sized Tp By a
iOtJ Filth Ave
A '99 Bicycle Free
To the person presenting the largest list of
names of Rock Island bicycle riders, giving
their street and number, also name and
number of the wheel they ride, will be given
a V)9 model bicycle listed at $60. All lists will
be thoroughly examined and any cne found
containing ficticious names will be thrown
out. Contest closes New Year's Day at 6
o'clock p. m. All lists must be mailed to
C. A. SPENCER,
202 Eighteenth street.
ON SOILED LINEN
IS THE AIM AND OBJECT OF THE
Rock Mnnd Sfeaiti l,mmIr ,
Now located in their own new building at ISM Third Avenue
Drop a postal or telephone the wsgon will call
Rock Island Savings Bank,
Rock Island. HI.
incorporated Under the
roar Per Cent Paid
K05ET L0 A BED OH prRSOSAL COLLATES 1L 0B REAL ESTATE SECTJBITT
w. c. 1; A 1.I.O WAY.
representative to the supreme tribu
nal which meets biennially in Kock
Island, the headquarters of the order.
lesides the disposition of such inci
dental matters as may le brought up
All the supreme ollicers are in at
tendance except Hon. James McCart
ney, of Chicago, the supreme counsel
lor: T. J. Me.lili. dr.. Kock Inland,
past supreme tribune: W. C. Callo
way, of Aledo. supreme tribune; K. M.
Whitburn, of Aledo. vice supreme
tribune; Kobert Kexdale, Peoria, su
preme orator: I). 15. Thompson, Kock
Island, supreme secretary: H. C.
Cleavcland. Kock Island, supreme
treasurer; Dr. A. L Craig, Aledo,
supreme medical examiner; S. J. Col
lins. Kitck Island, supreme sergeant-at-arms;
A. J. Taylor. Kock Island,
supreme guard: (i. M. Kanies. Aledo,
I-ady Delegates Present.
The lady delegates here are: Mrs
Dr. Moran, Chicago; Mrs. Dr. Miller
Edgington; Mrs. Martha Graham,
Aledo: .urs. trancis llolinuui. t-prmg-
tieid: Mrs. JT. Kexford. Blue Island.
This evening the delegates, head
ollicers and members of the order in
the city, will be entertained at Ar
mory hall by Home Tribunal No. 1, f
program of music, etc., to be fol
lowed bv dancing, having been ar
ranged. A banquet is a'so to le
given at the Harper in honor of the
grand tribunal and visiting members
of the order.
The rraud tribunal mav not le able
to finish its business todav, in which
event another session will be held to
ine fraternal tribunes order nas a
membership of i.oUU.
The civil service board of the.Kock
Island postoilice has been notilied that
. liawes, Jr.. Carl A. auerman
and W. J. Tavlor, who were examined
v the ln)ard Oct. 'J'J, successful! v
passed the same. The new clerks will
now enter upon their o-iuonths pro
Business moves along slowly in the
circuit court in Henry county, accord
ing to a Kock Island attornev who had
business there recently.
'A judge, no matter how hard he
may try, cannot break the barristers
down there from their easy-going
gait," he said. T spent one day at
Cambridge, and I'll wager I heard
more stories, and good ones. too. than
I ever did before in the same length
of time. As yarn spinners, the mem
bers of the Henrv countv bar are en
titled to first money. The lawyers
from the country districts mingle
with the town fellows the session of
the court is a sort of convention for
them. At night thev assemble at the
temple of justice ami set around and
s.vap stories and experiences. Good
feeling prevails among the lawyers
there. Thev will not countenance a
scrap in the ranks.
'For instance, two of the older
mem Iters had a fall out. Bitter words
were exchanged, and it seemed as
though the breach would never be
healed. They were seen by repre
sentative of the bar and told that
their conduct toward one another
should no longer continue. The
younger of the two was shown that it
was his place to aitologize. After
some persuasion he said: 'Well
bring the darned old fool here and
I'll square up with him
Thev met, shook hands, buried
the hatchet, and are now friends
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL.
: BOY IB ROLE OF THIEF
George VV. Coltman Steals
Horse and Buggy and
Opening Thursday, Dec. 1.
HIS DISAPPEARANCE FE0M H0UE. '
Trial bv jtirv of the case of Fischer
ISros. vs. John L. Huev, for debt, re
sulted in a verdict for the defendant
in the countv court vestcrdav.
Attorneys (Jraves te Brown, of Cen-
es-o. today liled the praecipe in a
$:.'.". 0O0 damage suit in which Kiiinu
Sweiuline is plainti;! and William
Wahliuicr, of this city, is defendant.
Oilier proceedings also promise to
make the case of a sensational nature.
SatartluT Nicht Lunc hes.
Free dance and free lunch Saturday
night at the l'orto K'co saloon. Third
avenue and Fifth street.
(irand opening at the iem saloon.
SO.") Twentieth street. Saturday even-
Dec. 3. Free turkev lunch for
Th. Modern Mother
Has found that ht-r little ones are im
proved more by the pleasant Syrup of
Figs, when in need of the laxative
effect of a gentle remedv. than bv anv
other. Children eniov it and it bene-
lits them. The true r :ncdv. Svrun i marriage
.. - . ' " i r
Mrs. T. M. M:igill is in Chicago.
C. C. Mclntvre. of Des .Moines, ism
C. C. Covno. of I'ort Uvron, was in
the city today.
J he Mieriilan clui gives a dancing
party at its rooms tonight.
-iiis Kale t oicniere is visaing her
parents at Catiianche, Iowa.
Mrs. Charles Flamondiu, of Chi
cago, is visiting in the city.
Miss MarceMa Mnrrou, of Adair.
Iowa, is visiting relatives in the citv.
Capt. V. il. McConoehie left todav
for Alva. Okla., where his father is
engaged on a school building.
Mrs. Kubcn Bellman. 91:5 Third
avenue, entertaiued the Ladies' Aid
societv of Memorial Christian church
Fred Iorton. of Davenport, anil
M'ss Marguerite Yacger, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Henrv M. Yaeger, of
this city, will lie married Dec. 7.
V. H.Martin, traveling freight agent
for theC. & N. V,'.. and J. M. Whitford.
traveling freight agent for the M.. K.
& T. at St. Louis, were in the citv
Miss T. llaak, of Davenport, and
Miss Olga Kochow, of tiiis city, are
visitiug the latter's brother, Carl,
who is attending the state university
.Mrs. 1. 1J. .Davis gave a large re
ception at her home yesterday after
noon from :i to ii o'clock, about 22o
tri-city lady friends responding to the
invitations. lhirtv ladies assisted
Mrs. Davis in receiving and enter
Miss (Jrace M. Warner, daugther of
Mr. and Mrs. John K. Warner, has
resigned her position as teacher at
Lincoln school to Itecome private
tutor of the children of Mr. ami Mrs.
Ben T. Cable, in Paris. She leaves the
citv next Tuesday to meet Mrs. Cable
at Xew York, and sail on the Majestic
for Fans. Dec. 1J, expecting to reach
that city about Christmas. Miss
Warner is highly accomplished, he'
ing a graduate of Vassar, and having
served as assistant instructor in the
St. Paul High school, and her new
duties will afford her great opportuni-
ties m broadening the scope of her
knowledge. She is succeeded at the
Lincoln building bv Miss Mae Bland-
Keturns After an Absence of Two Days.
Accompanied by His Swas. Telling His
Parents a Fairy Tale aa to its Owner
ship Samuel (ircves. of Mollne. Charged
With Ilaring a Surplus of Wives.
George W. Coltman. aged 13, was a
prisoner ia the jtolice dock today, ac
cused of larceny, for which he wis
held to the irrand iurv in $l'00 bonds
by Magistrate J. T. Stafford.
(leorge, whose father resales on
Ninth street, has been making his
home with his step-father, h. P. Cobb
in South Kock Island. He disappeared
last Tuesday and did not return until
last night. He went afoot, and came
back with a horse and buggy and
four pairs of pants. lie told his folks
he had secured employment with a
farmer, living back of Milan, and had
bought the clothes with money .be
had received for his v-ork. He said
his employer was in Kock Island, and
hail allowed him to drive out home to
visit his parents. He was to meet the
farmer on Nineteenth street and
Third avenue, this city.
It turned out that (Jcorg had stolen
the rig. the property of Y. . .'.::r Kel
ly, a Davenport contractor, and had
taken the pants from in front of Si
mon & Mosenfclder's store. Capt.
Kckard and Ollieer McCarthy went
out and arrested the boy and returned
the stolen property. The warrant
was worn out by L. Simon. George
admits his guilt.
Accused of Higainy.
Magistrate Stafford continued until
next Thursday the hearing of Samuel
(ireves. of Moline. who is charged
with bigamy by Minnie M. Greves,
formerly Minnie M. Young, to whom
lie was married at Peoria in 1894. but
from whom he claims he subsequently
secured a divorce on the grounds of
desertion, (ireves last March was
married to May Smith, of Moline.
Mrs. Greves No. 1 recently began suit
for divorce from Greves at Peoria, and
in summoning him to appear at the
trial learned of his marriage in Mo
line, ami forthwith proceeded to have
him punished, (ireves claims he can
produce the decree shjwing the legal
iiuuullment of his m.irriage with his
former wife at his hearing next week.
He is under $:00 bonds in the mean
A Mammoth Sparkling Line
of New and Novel Toys
Suitable for Children of all ages.
We will surprise you with the
great variety and prices we haye
to offer you. Hundredsof Dolls
from 10c to )f8..50. This line
must le seen to be appreciated.
These are brand new babies and
not a cast a way among theiu.
Doll Cabs, Go-Carts, Bed
Dressers and Commodes.
, WHEELS A RRO WSr
123 125 West Third Stret
MISSES' DISH ESLargest line in the tri-cities.
This lteing our first holiday season in Toys, we are
termi ned to make it a winner. Every Toy is New and
lp-to-Date. We invite your early inspection while the
assortment is complete. " Rem kmuei:, rmriis auk at tiik
A. J. SMITH & SON.
Prices at Pay
In Our Children's Department.
Boy's Ulster Overcoats
1.48 and 1.75, now -
ON A FARM.
Kich Klntl on .lohti Ie limey's 1'lare NVar
Tin- natural gas "lind"1 oa tho farm
of John Devinuev. near Hampton,
heretofore referred to by Tiik Am;rs,
has been already put to use, and it
may yet develop into a good thing,
financially, for Mr. Devinuev. The
discovery was made while boring a
well, the drill tapping three veins at
a depth oi Jb. iw awl lu.i leet re-
pectivelv. Mr. Devinuev immedi
ately had the well piped, with con
nections to his house, where the gas
is used for cooking and heating pur
poses. An encouraging fact is that
the flow of gas is steadily increasing
anil now has a pressure of 2'JJ pounds.
Ihe local gas company examined the
well,-and there isa possibility ol flock
Island and Moline being supplied with
Boy's Ulsters, 3.75 and
Boy's Ulsters 6.50,
Boy's Ulster Coats 5.00
now - - - - - - -
Men's Jean pants, no rip,
regular 75c quality - -
SOMMERS $ La VELLE.
We, the undersigned, do hereby
agree to relund the money on a ou-
cent lottle of Greene's Warranted
Svrun of Tar if it fails to cure vfnir
cough or cold. We also guarantee a
2.-cent bottle to prove satisfactory or
IIolMT VOX KOKCKCITZ.
1804 Second Avenue.
Licensed to Wed.
Mivs L.iv.i; L.ukcnbiil
.... Ioek I-l.inr1
. . . Kock iM.ind
Joseph A. Wallers, of this city, has
been apprised of the death at Mo-
ales, Sonora, Mexico, of his father
who was 77 years of age.'
Mrs. Emma Johnson died vesterday
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Samuel Hoogner. 713 Foriv
fourth street, dropsy being the fatal
ailment. She was the widow of Key.
N. (. Johnson, to whom she was
married ia l-l, and whose death oc
curred in lf'J7. Mrs. Johnson was
Iorn in Swedona, III., June 20, lH'AK
She is survived bv one daughter. 'J
vears old. her parents, and four
brothers and four sisters. The fan-
err.l will Ite held Sumlav.
Mrs. Mary Simpson succumbed to
infirmities at 3 o clock yesterday
afternoon, at her home, 216 Sixtn
street. She was a native of Ire-
land and had resided in Kock Island
pward of thirty years. Her age was
o vears. .airs. Simpson nan ieen
twice married, loth husbands having
died, the leaves two sons bv her first
Simon and James Burns.
Jio-To-ltae for fifty Cents.
li::arsnto'(l totr.irco haliit cure. laa'trs cf t
iiea street;, D.CKXi pur aoc.21. All dr-jcaisia
0ur Holiday Goods
Are beautiful selections
of desirable and appro
priate gifts for old and
young. This season's
purchases satisfy the
requirements as to
lASft, QUALITY, STYLE j
Pingres & Smith
Skating boot; (makers of the Composite $3. 00 shoes .)
now on sale for $2.00
pair made of Kangaroo, with heavy soles, sizes 2!.
to H, width from A to KA, saving of $1.00 a pair.
box calf shoe, for ladies' and "gents', with extra
heavy sole, calf lined, for $3.00, AA to E, a
storm or skating boot $3.00
and children's school shoes,
broad or wide.
Headquarters for misses', boys
We fit the feet, large or small,
308 Twentieth street,
J. M Buford. prcdeni.
John Crubun. Vloe ITesiceoV
1". Crcceawali. Castuer.
Bee business Jul lt. and occupy tb
s. K corner of MiLcncil ifc Cjndes
H- S. Cabie.
H. F Hull.
K W. Hurst,
Soudior-Jactooa ft. Bunk
J. H. lluloru
of I-igs. is manufactured by the Cali
fornia Fig Syrup company enly.
Di?cs Do tou know whether Alder
man Blank Ftill has his of3ce on the
eecond floor cf the Cloudlaad building
Bipss No. lie is now located ca the
Di&etcc-Bth flucr cf the same t nilrimg-
Dipu.- Indeed ! What was his idea cf
making the cl:aii:i-?
Ui-i I guess be discovered be ba.l
no hiiw of beins e!oct1 t i a hiah-r
cfif so h ccacluded vt rti.1 cue.
I Chicago News
Chinese rice paper is made from
traw ct the rice plant.
tLe for:::er president of the National
(ilass Workers' association. He ar
rived from Pittsburg this afternoon.
Mrs. Ann Sheppard. of I'ort Byron,
died at her home there at .'J o'clock
this morning, aged 74 vears. She
had resided in I'ort Uvron'for a great
' number of years, her "husband having
died there several years ago. She is
survived by the following children:
W. (., Charles and Frank of Oska
ltoa. Iowa: Samuel, of Cedar Kapids;
Mrs. John Si-hafi-r. Jr.. Mrs. B. A.
Limb and Miss Susan Sheppard, of
I'ort Byron. The funeral will ite held
from the late borne of the deceased in
I'ort Byron at i o'clock tomorrow af
Thetdded virtue of Low
Prices is not neglected.
In rings, especially, we
are showing the largest
stock in the tri-cities.
Hundreds to select
e i ir
. I r I 1 La a
Jewelry for all (teople
and all pocket books.
Opposite Harper House
-J r. v" e
We Repair all Kinds of
If you want the Itost Pump buy the
P.ED JACKET at
Phil S. Wilcher's
303 Twentieth Street.