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THE ABGUS, TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 1899.
Of every description are to be had at our
big store. We had an enormous assort
ment for the holiday season, many of which
lines are broken. We are disposirg of the
in our line at prices that will be worth your
while to consider. These opportunities are
not alone in one department but all over
our b'g store. Make it a point to drop in
now that you have mere time and take
advantage of our offerings.
Clemann & SaMai
Cor. Sixteenth Street
DOm " LIKE NO CHEAP
Stearns, Sterling or
have a reputation aad
the world over to be
have the Patee Crest
best Wheel for
in the world. If this
would't be so quick to
how much others cut
standard, and sells
everyone the same.
C. A. SPENCER,
202 Eighteenth s'rect,
vve are overstocked on some oi me larger sizes
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 size cook stove (witb
No. 8 or 'J litis) with oven 20x22
inches, weight 35o pounds, full
nickel trimmed, f & V g
Regular No. 9 size Jewel steel range,
same as above except without res
ervoir (witn six weight 510
Hund3, with ovea 20x221
inches, at onlv "
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 white they last.
AlIeii . Myers
Opposite Harper House. 1S21 SECOSD AVE!
and Second Avenue
on the instalment
bicycles. Buy a
the best. Then we
Bicycle, which is the
was not true, o.hers
copy it. No matter
prices, our line is
as listed treatin;
Same st'ove with white
Regular No. 8 si.e Jewel steel range
(with live lids) with ovea 18x22
inches, full nickel trimmed and
with high closet and reservoir.
weight 560 pounds,
County Woodmen Name Repre -
sentatives to the btate
MEETING IN EOCK ISLAND
Resolution Adopted rpboldina lothor Re
quest a. to tbe Order's Trloting. After an ( to forming a leaga? Which Will em
Animated Discussion of the Report of brace some of the followiiitf cities:
tbe Committee on choice of Those Who
Go to Snrlneneld. I
CVUUl) IIUUU111CU IU beiCCl Uclt JTulCS '
... j j.i ...
. .i i , . . i wa. cellar ninms, iuum ue, uumuii
to the order's ftate convention was 7 f -n,. ..tjLL , I
. ii , j . . . i i ..1 I ton. Keoknk. 1 ue outcome of tn;s
held today in the ledtfe rootti of the ' . i t-. in t? t t i
ftnuurr uuiiuinsr on iniru avenue."1 . . i
n. . u, I, ... land in a position to become part
htn lit 1 () II in Snpnppr Al a 1 1 icnn i 1 .... I
10 a. m. Spencer MatLison i
ealleil the assemblage to order there
lVrft C 1 ill tlio hill iTiltifratnc rnn.l
Hillsdale and tort
except those at
J. II. Kerr and Aid. W. C. Msucker
were presented as candidates for tem
porary chairman, the former being
elected by a vote of 33 to 23. O C.
Handel,' of Cordova, was chosen for
temporary secretary. Committees
were appointed as follows by the
chairman: Credentials, W. C. Wilson,
Adam Stain m, W. C. Maucker, R. L.
Curry and W. L. Heath: resolutions.
Spencer M xttison, T. R. Iees. Morti
mer Fleet, R. II. Trevor and V. C.
Allen; permanent organization, George
Rurgoyne, J. C. Davenport, G. E.
Ericson and William N'old. Adjourn
ment was thereupon taken to 1 o'clock
for dinner and to allow the commit
tees an opportunity to eonsidi . mat
ters intended for presentation before
On reassembling the report of the
committee on credentials showing 2D
camps represented in the convention
and 60 delegates entitled to seats, and
the report of the committee on per
manent organization recommending
the making of the temporary organiz
ation permanent, were presented, and
Upon ii vote of the convention the
chairman was authorized to appoint a
committee of live to 'select delegates
to the state convention. He named
the following gentlemen: G. H. Mc
Kinley, Mortimer Fleet. Cyrus Miller,
John Ainsworth and Peter S.'hleuter.
They retired to an ante-room, and after
an hour's deliberation reported the
choosing of the appended delegates
Delegates W. L. Heath, Milan;
Mortimer Fleet, Hampton; Cyrus Mil
ler, Taylor Ridge; Adam Stamm, Buf
falo Prairie; W. A. Meese, M. J. Mc
Eniry, George Freeland and William
Wilson, Moliuc; J. E. Larkin. J. II.
Kerr. W. C. Mauukcr and 1. F. Knox,
Alternates C. D. McLaughlin, Mi
lan: O. J. Guckert. Hampton; J. A.
Sever, Tavlor Ridge; George Bur-
govne, Andalusia; George W. Gamble,
M. D. Rosenlield. Fred Dormau and
Clay Waller, Moline: J. C. Davenport,
SjH'necr Mattison, E. F. Helpenstell
ami P. J. Cary, Rook Island.
Committee's Report Adopted.
An animated discussion followed
mo presentation oi me committee s
report, some of the Rock Island dele
gates alleging unfairness ami discrim
ination against the country districts
in the interest of Moline. James Mc-
Nainara tinallv olTering. in behalf of
Rock Island, to surrender two of her
delegates to the rural districts if Mo
line would do likewise, but here the
previous question was moved by W.
A. Messe, and the report of the com
mittee as submitted was adopted by a
While the convention, of course,
was unanimous in its endorsement of
Maj. Hawes. lirst. foremost and all
the time, some of the delegates to
the state convention are likewise un
derstood to favor the ambition of lir.
E. E. Kerns, of Moliie. to be head
physician. Resolutions endorsing
Inith the candidacy of Maj. Hawes and
Dr. Kerns were b-fore the commit
tee, but it was thought best not to
instruct the delegates, and all resolu
tions except the following, which was
adopted, were rejected:
Whereas, The Modern Woodmen of
America now has much the larger
pirt of its printing done i.i an unlair
oflice: therciore be it ,
Resolved. That it is the sense of
this body that all rucmliers belonging
to the M-Jilern Woodmen uso their
utmost endeavor to have the union
Ialel put upon all printed matter used
iiv them. 1 ne union label wherever
ound is an evidence of industrial
worth and integrity, is a guarantee of
fair wages and reasonable trade
regulations. and if the union
printing offices in this local
ity cannot secure the work,
there nre within the Woo.lmpn iiirl
dietinn union tirma wlm r- rt tin wr in
fair competition, and without the con
tinuance of less than standard wages
and without reouirinir more than
union hours of labor.
The foregoing resolution was pre
sented bv the Tri-Citv La bor congress:
At the adjournment of the conven
tion the delegates on invitation of
Maj Hawes inspected the new Wood
m mi building.
La grippe is again epidemic. Every
precaution should be taken to avoid
it. Its specific cure is One Minute
bugh Cure. A. J. Sheperd, pub
lisher of the Agricultural Journal and
Advertiser, Klden, Mo.. sUvs: "No
one will lie disappointed in using One
Minute Cough Cure for la grippe.'
Pleasant to take, quick to act. For
sale bv T. H. Thomas. A. J. Reissand
M. F. Bahnsen. druggists.
Subscribe for The Abgcs.
FOR LEAGUE FORMATION.
Baseball- Sleeting Called .In' f toe It Island
Jan. iS. :
XVii TTimiiinrflt plronlar WAS re- '
Secretary L. G. Eddy, of the Rock
Island Baseball association, calling a
meetinjr in this city Wednesday,
Jan. 25. to consider the forma-
T0DAY.'tion of a new leaue or Ihv m-
I tinuation of the formation during the
'season of 1899. Invitations to send
'i r?pr6ittives were sent with a view
Oa the east circuit, Rock Island, Rock-
ioru. rcoria, lloooiinj;ion, jach.uu
Springfield. Decatur; on the
ues'Aiomes Ji i ulu-
, T" ;J- H..U D. 1
some sure and
j such as will insure to the people of the J
.. . .
xucik. la i t.wv..i.-f i''ji-
tiou to maintain a club this vear, h3V-
ing the advantage of a finely equipped
park, uniforms, etc.. all m readiness.
Davenport is likewise in good shape.
In letter shape, perhaps, than her
baseball people realise. The amphi
theatre of the recently abandoned fair
grounds, all enclosed, offers the best
kind of an opportunity to launch a
club without much risk. With teams
on both sides of the river striving for
the advantage, intrnt in the national
game in these diggings Wotild be main
tained at fever beat throughout the
Dispatches have been sent out from
Rockford to the Chicago newspapers
announcing a meetiug at Davenport
Jan. 22 for the purpose of reorganizing
the Western Baseball association.
While such an enterprising move can
not help but call for admiration, it
also has a ridiculous phase, Bince
Rockford ha neither authorative,
legal or official standing in the asso
ciation, hating forfeited her frauchise
a few summers ago, since which time
she has been out in the cold so far as
professional ball is concerned.
Whether the Rockford call will
meet with unammous response re
mains for time to tell. r. J. liickey.
of St. Joe, as said before by The
Akgus. in this locality, is looked upon
as the executive head of the Western
association, and as such is expected
to perform the duty that Rockford, an
outside party, has taken upon herself
to execute. His silence. However,
may bo traced to the fact that it is
very evident that the northern towns
have, as a unit, determined uot to go
into a league with St. Joe, not be
cause thev have any grievance against
the city, but simply because it is too
remote from the other towns that in
the past made up the majority of the
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL.
S. M. Arndt was in Cambrid
Dr. Brad?n, of Galesburg.
the city today.
William Sivill has gone to Keokuk,
where ho has secured a position
P. S. Eustis, general passenger and
ticket agent of the Burlington road,
and Mr. Grillith of the same company.
are in the city.
F. E. Ballord, a prominent Wood
man of Randolph, N'eb., stopped off in
tne city yesterday while on his way
home from Chicago, to inspect the
new Woodmen home.
This is bank election day. the day
fixed by law for the annual election of
officers of national bank.
The People's National elected direc
tors as follows: F. C. A. Denkniaun,
F. Weverhauser, I. Huln-r, D. T. Rob
inson, Peter Fries, George Wagner
Joseph Rosenlield. These directors
in turn chose oflicers: President,
Joseph Rosenlield: vice president.
Peter Fries; cashier, Carl Hellpeu-
The Rock Island National bank
elected its old oflicers: T. J.. Robin
son, president; J. H. Wilson, vice
president, and J. F. Robinson, cashier
La tirlppe Successfolly Treated.
I have just recovered from the
second attack of la grippe this year,"
says Mr. James A. Joues. publisher
of tha Loader, Mexia., Texas. '-In
the latter case I used Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy, and I thiukwilh con
siderable success, only beni" in hod
i little over two days against 10 for
the former attack. The second at
tack I am satisfied would have been
equally as bad as the lir.-t but for
the use of this remedy, as I had to go
to lied in about six hours after being
struck' with it, while in the lirst case
I was able to attend to business about
two days before getting 'down.' " For
sale by all druggists.
Chronic Rheumatism Cared.
' Dr. H. B. Hettinger, Indianapolis,
Ind., says: 'For several months after
spraining my ankle I was severely
aiHicted with rheumatism. I finally
tried Detchon's -Mystic Cure' for
! rheumatism, and in four days could
walk without my cane; tw:o bottles
cured mesoundaudwell. I take great
pleasure m recommending the 'Mystic
Cure' to all who are afilicted with rheu
matism.' Sold by Olto Grotjan, 1501
Second avenue. Rock Island, and Gust
Schlegel & Son, 221 West Second street,
Han Coal, Cvke and Wood.
Indiana block for furnaees, t-annel
for grates. Cable and Athens
and nut for btoves.
E. B. McKowx.
Hani Coal Market.
Antbrai 'e coal, all sizes, delivered
at f S.aO pet ton, for immediate de
eyery. E. G. Fbazer.
Tragic Fate of Charles Kyte, Sta
tion Agent for the Peoria
SLIDES BENEATH THE WHEELS.
Slips on the Icy Surface or the Platform
While In the Act of Throwing Poach
of Mall Onto the Moving Tralu Dies
Thin Honrs After the Accident A Bock
Island County Boy.
Charles Kvte. station agent for the
Rock Island Peoria Railway company
at AUa, was killed by the Trilby last
nicht. His was a fate as tragic as it
was sad. He was struck by the train
at 7:50, and although he received ter
rible Injuries, his life was prolonged
for three hours by the efforts of phy
sicians. There was a large wound in the left
side of the body, the left leg was sev
rred, the left arm broken and other
injuries inflicted by the merciless
wheels. The Trilby" does not stop at
Alta. which is 12 milas north of
Peoria, unless flagged for passengers.
the agent throwing the mail on as tne
train whizzes by the station. This is
what Kvte attempted to do last night.
He was seen to run out on the pint-
form with the mail, which he landed n
the car. aud is supposed to have
slipped on the icy surface and was
tobogganed beueatn tne wneeis oi me
Kvtt,'s family, a wife and two small
children, were at their home, across
the street from the depot, when the
accident occurred. Mrs. Kyte heard
the agonizing cries of her husband,
and rushing from her homo to the
station, a torching scene followed,
the young wife befouling hysterical
in her terrible grief.
Train Crews DIseoTery.
When the train passed over Kytt?
body the crew realized something un
usual had happened, and Immediately
backed to the station. An inquest
will be held. J. R. Pitney was the
conductor on thetraiu, v llnaui 1 erry
engineer, and Fireman Allen.
Charley Kyte, handsome, healtby
and six feet tall, had a large acquaint
ance in this county. His parents rc-
side on a farm just south of Milan,
and Charley paid .them a visit during
the holidays. He was a jovial, good
naturcd man, and his untimely ent
will bring grief to the hearts of all
who knew him.
Frank Sankev, an extra freight con
ductor on the Iowa division of the
Rock Island road, ruuning between
Valley Junction and Council Bluffs,
was run over by his train last Thurs
day, the accident resulting in the am
putation of one of his legs.
83.80 for 95 Shoes.
Any of Johnston & Murphy's win
ter tan shoes this week$J. bo. Adams.
Licensed to Wed.
t'hulmer P. Grantz
Miss K izubein i. Urad.v
t iss 11 u Mohr
Krnest P. Pelers
Miis M ie Waiarri(fL:t
. .Cleveliiod. 1.1
We. the undersiyned. do hereby
agree to refund the money on a 50
ccnt bottle of Grceue's Warranted
Syrup of Tar if it fails to cure your
cough or cold. We also guarantee a
2.j-cent bottle to prove satisfactory or
IIOTST VOX KOKCKRITZ.
Coughing injures and inflames sore
iunrrs. One Minute Cough Cure
loosens the cold; allays coughing and
heals quickly. I he liest cough cure
for children, perfectly .harmless. For
sale bv T. H. Thomas, A. J. Keissand
M. F. Bahnsen, druggists.
Edocato Tour TSnwcIs With Cnsearetc
CanUy rinthnrtic. c.-e coronation forever.
ICc.ZLs. It C C-C. t ail. cmaiflp 'und money.
Will be sold
It all out
W becriu our annual inventory
stock lists wo make a lot of cat prices
us the trouble of measuring or counting as the case may be.
Before we count or measure them.
many at a naif and two-thirus usual
Broken lots, odd quantities, some a
little mussed, hemstitched or hemmed,
all linen huck towels, brown and
bleached Turkish towels to close out
quick 17Jc or 6 for tf 1.
About 20 dozen elegant Scotch, Irish
and German damask napkins, full
sizes, worth up to $ 3. sale price to
close before we invoice $2.97. yes
Tray Clot Irs.
5 dozen fringed monLe linen travs
10 dozen all linen herastitched and
open work trays, special 21c.
Indies' fast black fleeced hose be
fore counting 3o a pair. Misses' rib
bed fleeced hose all sizes', while Ave
write some sizes may all go lirst day,
because until invoicod price will be 8c
10c flannellettes before measuring
5c a yard.
Indigo blue, fast black and silver
grey prints 3J c a yard.
Tennis flannel in staple stripes and
checks, full and plump, 3Ac a yard,
A lot arrived Saturday, mistake in
sending them before we invoiced, wo
must sell them while they are fresh,
so here they go:
Jelly beans, pound 7ic
Moss jelly squares 8c
lloarhound squares . . . ., 7c
THE ROUND UP
WE KNOCK OUT
ALL PROFITS IN THIS SALE.
Men's suits, $12.50, $11.50, $10.00. C 7
reduced to a' v
Boys' knee pant suits. $5.00 $1.85, $4.75, g
reduced to J mJ
Boys' knee pant suits, $2.75, $2.65, $2.50, ff
reduced to '. JJ
Tennis flannel shirts, 50c and 37c, O ?,
reduced to C
A few sizes left, ' j -f ff
75c and $1..,....' I JJ
Mothers friend flannel waists CsO
1 reduced to. ..... aULt'
1804 Second Avenue
We Mate Competition Hump
A t Phil S.
this week. Before taking down on our
to induce you to carry away and save
Startling low prices before we count
An assortment of handsome large
chop dishes, decorated in colors,
stippled gold edges and embossed
patterns, would be cheap at a dol
lar, here if you buy before fZ7f
they are invoiced, "each . . . t M
Excellent for cake, fruit, Ice cream,
At lO Cents.
Finely glazed, not the cheap painted
kind, 5i inch across, not l!e but 10c
each before counting.
At SS Cents.
Green, brown and bronze glazed
jardiniers, worth 45c, on salo at 25o
At 47 Cents.
Handsome, rich, dark colors, pur
ple and bronze green, stippled gold
and gold necks, instead of 75c, now
Almost like giving them away.
25 heavy boucle jackets, some of them
half silk lined, have sold up to $D,
only 25 in the lot, think
32 jackets, coverts, boucles, kerseys,
stylish garments, were $7, $8.50
and $10, this week's buyers and
this week onlv, can have yd CO
them at -t.OO
And for a rouser we will amost give
away at $7.44 handsome kersey
jackets, elegantly mado and satin
lined, real $1250, $15 TT
and $18 garments, just, m T"T"
With the line of Men's. Boys' and
Youths' Shoes we are putting out at
prices within the reach of all. Our
Boys' and Youths' Shoes are made of
the best leather money can buy, and
our Men's Shoes are noted for wear,
comfort and fit. We are leaders in
line Shoes. Do not judge by the
prices, but the quality of the goods.
Come and see for youreelf that ve
can save you money.
Overshoes and Rubbers
Of All Kinds.
Cook Stoves for
Cook Stoves with Reservoir for
JFnll eize Xo. 8 Stoves, Square Oven.