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THIS ABGTT&, SATURDAY, JAXUARY 7,
Concerning Cash and Credit
Were what made Shields' Cash Grocery the
Mecca of all thoughtful housewives. His
"To waste no time on useless blows,
But strike the naii so in it goes."
He hit the nail of Fair-Price-Grocery-Selling
squarely on the head and sent it home.
The same pace has been kept up constantly
and you can save money as well today as
a year or two years ago.
INVESTIGATE AND SEE FOR YOURSELF.
2609 Firth Ave
T LIKE NO CHEAP
That spends his money on the instalment
plan, for cheap made bicycles. Buy a
Stearns, Sterling or Victor Bicycle. They
have a reputation and are acknowledged
the world over to be the best. Then we
have the Patce Crest Bicycle, which is the
best Wh el for
in the world. If this was not true, o-hers
would't be so quick to copy it. No matter
how much others cut prices, our line is
standard, and sells as listed treating
everyone the same.
C. A. SPENCER,
202 Eighteenth street,
We are overstocked on some of the larger sizes of
Cook Stoves and Ranges, and while they last we
offer them at the following low prices. Remember
they are all JEWEL stoves, bran new and up to date
in every particular, and guaranteed strictly first class
bakers and cookers:
Regular No. 9 si.e cook stove (with
No. X or S) litis) w ith oven iM22
inches, weight 350 pounds, fall
Regular No. 9 sic Jewel stool rsne.
same as above except w ithout res
ervoir (with i lids). Wi-;-'ht 510
pounds, with oven 20x221 p
inches, at onlv iJPkJXJ
Same stove with white enameled res
ervoir, at r p? f
only... JP DKJ
Regular No. f size Jewel steel range
(with lire lids) with oven 18x22$
inches", full nickel trimmed and
with high closet and reservoir,
weight 560 pounds, Off
at only PJI .
These prices are for our best and heaviest goods, no
seconds. If you can use any of the above sizes, it is
money in your pocket to take advantage of these
prices while they last.
Allen, Mvers & Company
Oproslte Harper House. 1821 SICflXB AVE
TO SLASH THE TENTH.
How the Proposed Congressional
Gerrymander May Affect
CIRCUIT COURT MATTERS.
TO HELP SREEMA1T3 AMBITION.
And Incidental! j to Give Minh m
Shade the Worst of It The Plan or
Manipulation of the Tanner. Machine
and What la at the Bottom of
The proposed gerrymander of
congressional districts in Illinois which
Gov. Tanner has in raind, and which
accordingly- the legislature must like
wise have in mind, affects the Tenth
district to some extent, and from the
democratic standpoint it is a source
of some satisfaction to know whatever
is done it can not, as far as this dis
trict is concerned, give to it a much
more objectionable layout than it now
has. So that the consequences of
whatever may be done may be viewed
with patient equanimity iu this nock-of-the-woods.
In the reapportion
ment under consideration, however.
Congressman Marsh's district adjoin
ing; this is one of the most conspicu
ous among those likely to receive at
tention, and as a part of the scheme
thus proposed the Tenth conies in for
notice, and pos ib!y a touch of the
remodeling process. What it is pro
posed to do to Marsh's district is not
in the interest of Marsh. The Chicago
Times-Herald explains this in the fol
lowing manner: "Just at present the
gubernatorial junta is dangling a seat
in congress before the eyes of Law
rence Y. Sherman, speaker of the low
er house, who happens to have ideas
of his own about politics and legisla
tion and to be wi-o enough to kuow
that he is more than a mere buffer on
the Tanner machine.
'Although Sherman was Tanner's
candidate for speaker, those who know
him best predict that he will be any
thing but a tool f.ir tiov. tanner, lie
has congressional aspirations. Hence
the present policy of the gubernato
rial junta to couule the ambition
Sherman is in Marsh's district now,
and it is a close, dangerously close.
district which might, easily go demo
cratic in a normal year.
A Slice From l'rinoc.
"Bv taking a slice from Congress
man Prince in the Tenth district, and
by detaching a portion of the present
rifteonth district to one ol the neigh
boring democratic strongholds, a safer
borough might be erected and Marsh
frozen out of it.
Mrs. Hannah Clark Granted a Divorce From
Hannah Clark (nee Mills) was
granted a divorce from David Clark
by Judge Gest this morning. Airs.
Clark was also awarded the custody of
her three children and property re
cently left to her by her father were
freed of all claim on the part of her di
vorced husband. The Clarks were
married in 1883, and the complainant
stated that her husband deerted her
j in 1894, his whereabouts at present
J being uuknowri to her. She was repre
sented by Attorney E. D. Sweeney.
(' The niarital tie that bound Albert
F. and Margaret Gould was also sev
ered. Mr. Gould, who resides in Mo-
line, alleged that his wife, to whom
he was married in 1892, deserted him
iu 18U5. Mrs. Gould was awarded
the custodv of their child, a son 5
years of age.
A suspension of the trial of the
15 lake case until iuonuav was an
nounced at the adjournment of court
- Iiemig Schindler appeared in court
today in response to a summons to
show cause why he had tailed to pay
alimonv to his wife, Minnie, who is
sniinir for divorce. The result of
the proceeding was that Schindler
paid 10 to his wife.
Ambrose Horton. of thiscitv, today.
through O. K. Cramer, his attorney
began suit for divorce, alleging that
his wife, Kmma. has been unfaithful
They were married in 1SU1. Horton
charges that his spouse has transfer
red her affections to one Nelson Bent
lev, with whom, he charges, she is
FOB THE LABOR FAIR-
Arrangements Made By the Rock
Island Industrial Asso-
A. J. SMITH & SON'S
CLEARING SALE of
TO BE HELD AT E0LLE2 BETE
A POPULAR SCHOOL.
Winter Term of the Gustus School at
Moline A Remarkable Attendance.
The (Justus School of Business, at
Moline, opened its winter term last
Monday morning. Notwithstanding
the Iay was a legal holiday, 2i sew
students were enrolled, making the
total enrollment now nearly 20O. This
institution, with its ellieient mana
gement, capable and conscientious
teachers, and its strong, consistent
and interesting courses of study, has
gained for itself a iuost excellent rep
utation over all this section "of the
country. Not onlv have the citizens of
Moline accorded it a most liberal pat
ronage, out those ot.our own city and
the surrounding country also furnish
a large quota of its pupils. Prof.
(Justus, the founder of the institution.
is well known to thousands as an ener
getic and successful business educa
tor; and the splendid growth of his
school abundantly proves that a high-
grade institution, elegantly equipped.
ably managed, and possessing an en
thusiastic anil well-trained corps of
teachers, will always attract a liberal
share of the public patronage.
Two warrants were sworn out by
George Siemon. charging L. A. Fox
witu keeping his saloon, on Second
avenue open on Sunday. Fox will lie
tried before Magistrate Stafford next
Kdwanl Kautz was lined $25 and
costs by Justice Cramer for keeping
his saloon open on Sunday.
Itncklen Arnica Salve.
The best salve in the world for cuts.
bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum,
fever sores, tetter, chapped hands
chilblains, corus and all skin erup-
tins, and positively cures piles or no
pay required. It is guaranteed to
lve icrfect satisfaction or money re
funded. Price 25 cents per box. For
sale bv Hartz & L'llemever.
Only through car line is via Queen
& Crescent route and southern rail
way from Cincinnati.
A Holiday Gift to be Appreciated
In more than the ordinary way should
be unusual in character. You can get
that kind from us. They cost no
more than ordinary goods." We send
them on approval to people at a dis
tance. A catalogue will be sent ou
request. II. 1. Stevens & Co..
Silver and Precious Stones.
96 State street, Chicago.
Horrible agony is caused by piles,
burns and skin diseases. These are
immediately relieved and quicklv
cured by De Witt's Witch Hazel
Salve. Beware of worthless imita
tions. Fer sale by T. II. Thomas, A.
J. Reiss and M. l Bahnsen, drug
Terrible plagues, those itching,
pestering diseases of the skin. Put
an end to misery. Doan's Ointment
cures. At any drug store. For sale
by Marshall & Fisher, drnggists.
Subscribe for Thx Abqcs,
RECORD OF MAJ. LAW R IE.
Newly Elected Ofllcer of the 6th Kegi
Maj. W. F. Iawrie, the newly elect
el officer of the 6th regiment, ha:
been a member of Company E, of Sterl
ini'. ever since it started, March 21
l-s.s.s. He enlisted as a private at that
ti:nc ami carried his gun over hi:
shoulder with the rest of the boys
never dreaming of oflice. At the time
of the resignation of the lirst lieuttn
ant of the company. Thomas S. Beach
T)pfv 20. 1SHS lie was unanimous! v
chosen by the boys to the ollice of
second lieutenant to till the vacancy.
He was not allowed to remain there
very long, however, for soon after
wards Capt. J. W. Niles resigned his
position at the head of the company
and Mr. Lawrie was adrauced anoiher
notch. This took place Dec. 13. 1890
On Feb. 13, lb'Jl. Dr. Anthony, who
was then tLe captain ot the company
was appointed to the position of as
sistant surgeon and Mr. Lawrie was
elected to the position of captain,
which position be has filled with dig
nity ever since. He commanded the
company during the Chicago strike
and the war with Spain. He is 36
years of age . ,
John Ivlng Accepts.
If anyone thinks John King is go
ing to take a back seat when' there is
a fancy cake walk on he's mistaken,
as John will "sutn'ly" be there and
see them "brush by".
I hereby accept the challenge of
John Wilson to a public contest at
fancy walking, and agree to accept
the decision of the judges to be ap
pointed by the Colored Young Men's
Social club. John King.
The contest will be brought off at
a grand cake walk to be given by the
Colored Young Men's social club, di
rected by James Tolliver. Warren G.
Howard and William Hanson. Ar
rangements have been made with
Manager Miller for Harper's theatre,
where it will-be held Thursday even
ing, Feb. 9. It will show the newest
fads in cake walking and be an up-to-date
entertainment of its kind.
Sorteon for the Milwaukee.
Dr. J. It. Hollowbush received no
tice this morning of his appointment
as surgeon of the C M. & St. 1. rail
way, the division under his jurisdic
tion extending from Kock Island to
Savana. Dr. Hollowbush is the lirst
surgeon the Milwaukee has had in
Kock Island since the death of Dr. J.
Turtle soup lunch tonight at Schody
Grand lunch at the Club saloon to
night. S.d Pearson, proprietor.
William Curran, who lately pur
chased the Owl saloon, has had the
place painted and titted up in fine
shape, and nothing but the best of
goods will be kept on hand. . He gives
a free oyster lunch Saturday night,
and wishes the public to call."
Jan. (J. J. W. Simonson to John C.
Swank, 30 acres, nej, swj and nwj
sej. swj, c'. . nwj, se and 1 acre e.1,
e, nwj. se, 8, 18, 2e, $1.
Many People Cannot Driuk
coffee at night. It spoils their sleep.
You can drink Grain-O when you
please and sleep like a top. For
Grain-O does not stimulate: it nour
ishes, cheers and feeds. Yet it looks
and tastes like the lest coffee. For
nervous iersons. voung people arid
children, Grain-O is the perfect drink.
Made from pure grains. Get a pack
age from your grocer today. Try it
in place of coffee. Fifteen and 25
Oaten and Crescent
Reute and southern railway. 1(j9
miles shortest line to Florida and the
Hard Coal Market.
Antbrac e coal, all sizes, delivered
at f S.oO per ton, for immediate dc
every. E. G. Fbazer.
To Care Coaatlpatioa Forever.
Take Cascareta Candy Cathartic. 10b or Be,
If G, C. C fail to cure, dxuggiMa refund money.
Two Weeks, Beglnnluc Feb. SO, Attrac
tive Entertainment to Be Provided Each
Night, Proceeds to lie Applied on the
Indebtedness Remaining on the Build
ing. Labor's annual fair, under the aus
pices of the Kock Island Industrial
Home association, will be held at the
old roller skating rink. Sixteenth
street and Fifth a venue, for two
weeks, beginning Feb. 20. '
Final arrangements were made for
the fair at a meeting of the associa
tion held last night. Committees to '
plan entertainment, sell floor space, j
solicit donations, etc . were appointed,
and the machinery that it requires to
operate an enterprise of such magni
tude set going, in order that every
thing shall be in readiness when the
date of the opening night arrives.
As is well known to the public, the
labor organizations of Kock Island
several years ago united in an asso
ciation for the purpose of erecting a
building of their own. where they
might hold their meetings and social
gatherings. Funds st:."",'nt to
launch the project were gottca to
gether and a structure that is a credit
to the city and its builders is the re
sult. It stands on Third avenue and
Twenty-tirst street, and is known as
To Wipe Out Uebt.
There is yet a considerable indebt
edness ou the building, and the asso
ciation, with the assistance of the
public, hopes by the holding of fairs
annually o wipe this out. The fairs
have always been a success and it is
the purpose of the association to make
the coming one the largest and most
creditable vet held.
The cooperation of the merchants
and the people generally will be asked
as usual, and each night an interest
ing program will be presented.
Dr. and Mrs. J. E. Asav mourn the
death of their little son, Joseph Ger
ald, who passed away at their home,
1223 Fourth avenue, at 9 o'clock this
morning from an attack of brain
fever. The child was aged 12 weeks.
Private funeral services will be held
at the residence at 2 o'clock tomorrow
At her home two miles north of Illi
nois Citv. Wednesday, occurred the
death of Mrs. Lulu Armstrong Fowler,
who succumbed to an attack of the
"rip, which settled about the heart
The deceased was born in Andalusia
20 years ago and resided in Kock Isl
and county all her lite. Her husband,
Peter Fowler, and three children sur
vived A Card.
We, the undersigned, do hereby
agree to refund the tuouev on a 50-
cent bottle of Greene's Warranted
Syrup of Tar if it fails to cure your
cough or cold. W e also guarantee a
20-cent bottle to prove satisfactory or
hokst vox kokckeitz.
Advertised List or Letters No. I.
List of letters uncalled for at the postofflc
at Rock Island Jan. 1. 1MW:
rmk;i. Lena. O'Keefle. Vinson
(lasford. OU:e, Sanf-rd. T. F..
Johnston. Sam F., tanla. William.
I.onfl. Micuie. Whalen. James.
Miller, Mrs. C. Vales, Marie.
When oallinjf for advertised letters please
give list number.
Thomas II. Thomas Postmaster.
SHORT LENGTHS OF CARPETS
To ev Orleans or to Jacksonville via
the (jueeu Crescent limited trains
from Cincinnati, 51 hours through to
J lava n a.
The enormous sales of T. & T.
brand coffee are principally among
people win) enjoy the bent things of
life and will not have an interior
Will be sold
It all out
i J. Ramser,
The prices on these goods have been made with
the view of moving them quickly, so it will pay
you to see them.
A. J. SMITH & SON,
123-125 West Third Street.
PRICES THAT MEAN
We are going to give you a chance to buy
Boys' Reefers at bargain prices.
$5.85 Reefers now $4.25
$4.90 Reefers now .. $3,50
$4.75 Reefers now $3.50
$3.75 Reefers now $2.65
$2.75 Reefers now $2.00
i f ' ' '
Also children's Cape Coats and Boys' Ul
sters and Coats all marked down.
1804 Second Avenue.
...1891 and 1899...
It i3 no experiment when you buy your Shoes from us. This
is our eighth year in the shoe business with a full line of every
thing the latest and best in footwear. Prices lower than the
lowest. If you want odd lots in Shoes and Rubbers, almost (
any size, we have them at 15c a pair some a little soiled.
Also two lots at 25 and 50 cents. They won't last long at these
"Yours for new up to
date Shoes or Bargains . .
OPEN WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY EVENING.
A t Phil S. Wilcher's