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THE AEGUS, FRIDAY. APRIL 21. 1899.'
Fat Facts for
BURGLARS AT WORK.
MISS GREGG PASSES AWAY.
Have always been the potent factors that have
kept grocery buyers attention centered on Shields'
Cash Grocery. This does not mean that it is all a
matter of price, but it means that the cardinal fea
tures of treating all equal and right has made it a
most satisfactory place to trade. There are al
ways things to take advantage of to keep patrons and
these make friends for the store. Read the offerings.
Good smoking tobacco per pound 20c
Navy chewing toicco ptr pound 33c
12 bars Kirk 'a aatine s p 25c
Graham floor per sack 0c
Warning powder, per package 02c
Eleven bars U. N. O. Soap 25c
Alatka Salmon, per can Vc
Mixed Nuts ptr pound lie
Four X CutTe, per package 10c
Rio Coffee, per lb 10 and 12Xe
Three round Can Raspberries 10c
Three I'ound Can Blackberries 10c
Four Cans 1898 Pack, Sweet Corn 2.rc
Two Cans Pumpkins 15c
Two Cans lied Kidney Means 15c
Three I'ound Can Wax Brans OSc
I'i as, per Can, 5. 7, and 0'Jc
Complexion Soap, three liars In a Box. OVc
10c sack salt per sack 05c
Four packages mince meat 25c
Fresh Bye Flour, per sack
Fresh Rye Meal per sack 28e
Dr. Price' i 1 1 i r lb . . . . S9c
Schepp's Sbreded Cocoannt, per .. l7X"e
Baker's Chocolate, per lb S5e
Japan Tea, per lb 25c
NewDed Peas, six qa tits 25c
Cold Dust Washing Powder, per
Er aniellne 8c, 2 for 15c
Holland hearing per keg 740
Batter, per pound l'Ko
Corn starch per package 04c
Sirge sauer pickles per gallon 18c
5c sack salt per tack 03c
Several Residences in Rock
and Entered During Last
POOS BEWARD F0K TEETH PAINS.
2G00 Filth Ave
Thought to Be the Same Crowd That Has
lleea Operating- In ISTenport ThoM
VhuM Homes Were Visited FrlcbtSMd
Ar at David Don'i Rom Weidekebr
Tboacht She Was Ernest Rimbo'i Wife.
Burglars thought by Chief Pender
to be of the same crowd that has been
operating in Davenport were abroad
in Itoc-k Island last night. So far as the
police have been able to learn, live
residence were entered, those of David
Don, 1218 Second avenue; C. A. Spen
cer. 1817 Fifth avenue; K. E. Tavlor.
1503 Eighth avenue; R- A. Donald
son. 4ii seventeenth street, ana J.
J. Keddig, 1517 Ninth avenue.
.Nothing is known to have been car
ried away from any of the bouses ex
cept Taylor's. Here the intruders
took a pocketbook containing f 2, a
pair of shoes and a pair of culT but
tons the latt-r being highly prized
by Mr. Taylor, as they were sent to
hi in by his son from Porto Kico. The
rooms of the house were strewn with
partially burned matches.
In ail four instances entrance was
effected by raising a window. . The
burglars would probably have made a
rich haul at Mr. Don s but for the fact
that their movements awakened Mrs.
Don. who, seeing a light llickering in
another room, aroused the household.
This frightened the unbidden guests.
who made their escape through the
window they entered, and which they
left raised in order to permit of their
hasty exit. They oeued the drawers
of the sidelxiard, but nothiog has so
far !een missed.
This niornibg Mr. Taylor met a
man whom he was satisfied was wear
ing the shoes that were stolen from his
home. He followed the fellow to the
ferry landing. There he met S. It.
Wright, from whom he had just pur
chased the shoes, and asked him to
go and call the police. In the mean
time the terrv pulled awav for Dav
enport witii the suspect aud shoes.
Mr. Donaldson is of tin-opinion that
the burglars did not get in his h'.use;
that they were frightened away after
raising the window.
Mr. Keddig's trousers were found
in a vara u hull block iroui bis iioti.e
tod a v.
Two 1 rials.
Il.n rv Lism.in, a peddler, charged
with the theft of a bed from the home
of fdward lighter, of Forty-lift h
street, is having a hearing this after
noon, as is Philip Johnson, arrested
for discharging lire arms within the
citv limits. He fired a shot irun on
Twenty-lirst street and Eighth avenue
last evening, for the purpose, he says.
of scaring some small boys, who were
Cornea to a Well Kaowo
After Protracted Suffering.
Last night at 11 o'clock occurred
the death of Miss Sarah L. Gregg,
daughter of Mrs. Sarah L. and the
late Dr. P. Gregg. :It came as a
peaceful and blessou release from se
vere, but patient, suffering. This
city was Miss Gregg's birthplace ind
home all her life, and, -ahe was widely
known through all circles or society.
The personification of unselfishness.
always -seeking the good and happi
ness of others. sunny-tempered,
conscientious and constant in her
christian convictions, she was uni
versally esteemed, ana jexertea a
wide influence -for good in the
community. Her sisters, Mrs. A. C.
Dart, Miss Cora W. and Miss Fannv,
with her mother, were at her bedside
when' she passed away. Miss Gregg
was a charter merauer of the Broad
way Presbvterian church and one of
its most loval and' elKcretit workers.
She will be deeply missed. Tne
funeral services will be held at the
family residence, 2422 Eighth avenue.
Monday morning :it 10:30.
. Blossom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
George Frvsinger, died vesterdav of
convulsions, aged 4 mouths. The re
mains were taken to evening ior in
Herbert Mason, 5-year-old-son of
Mr. and Mrs. 11. V. Cram, of Daven
port, died yesterday of .spinal menin
gitis. Mr. Cram is connected with
the local staff of the Davenport Dem
ocrat and his many friends in this
city will be grieved to learn of his
OBSERVE ARBOR DAY,
Appropriate Exercises in
Rock Island Public
SEVERAL TREES ABE PLANTED.
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL.
Hon. William McEniry went to Pc
E. C. Udell, of Brooklyn, Iowa, is
visiting F. A. Bledsoe.
Kli Mosenfelder leaves for New
York tomorrow night.
Kev. J. L. Murphy is visiting his
parents at Bristol, Tenn.
Alfred W. Bowen and bride left this
morning for Kansas City.
Charles McHugh has returned from
a business trip to Chicago.
Hon. William Jackson and City At
torney c 15. Marshall are in Blue
Island today on business.
Kev. E. F. Bartholemew will occupy
the pulpit of Grace English Lutheran
church Sunday morning and even
Two Placed -la Lincoln t; round Which
Are Christened 'Hawthorne' and "Me
Klnley" The )uptla llave Proft-rama of
Patriotic Malic and Talks oo Shrubs,
Flowers, Birds, Etc
Ar.bor Day"' was appropriately ob
served by the Rock Island public
schools today. It is an occasion to
which attaches mnch significance- in
the education of the young as to the
material value as well a the beauty
and grandeur of the tree and the
shrub, and the necessity for encour
aging their growth on the home
premises, in the highways and in the
school yards, and each year the day
increases in importance.
Beginning at 1:.'10 this afternoon
there were exercises in the several
school buildings. The programs con
sisted of patriotic music, reading of
the governor s proclamation, recita
tions relating to birds, flowers and
trees, general conversation regarding
historical trees and the different va
rieties of Lirds and their habits, etc.
Planting of Tree.
The pupils of Hawthorne (now at
tending in the basement of Lincoln)
planted a tree on the Lincoln grounds
which they christened Hawthorne
tree.1' The children of Lincoln school
planted one which they named "Mc
Kinley tree.'" The "dedicatory ad
dress was delivered by Uev. W. S.
Marquis, of Broadway church.
lhe pupils of Longfellow school in
connection with their exercises planted
several trees in front of the building.
CHILDREN BROUGHT HERE. I
NO CEKEMON V PERFORMED.
HV Lit LIKE. AAVATCH "
tint Rosle XTeldekehr Thought she IV aa
Kroeat Kauibo'a Wife He is Arrested.
Ernest Ramba, of South Kock Isl
and, was late yesterday afternoon held
to the circuit court by Magistrate J.
T. Stafford, for larceny the stealing
of his wife's valuables. Behind this
bit of police court proceeding lies a
novel and interesting story.
L. E. Behel married .Nellie ide-
kehr, a widow. She had a daughter
Kosie. Eruest Itambo, alias Smith,
after the death of his mother at Port
Byron moved to Itock Island. He
occepted an invitation to visit a fam
ily named Bobbins in the Seventh
ward. This was about 18 months ago.
He met Itosie Weidekehr there. Kosie
then resided with her family in Moline.
Itambo accompanied Kosie home.
While riding up on the car Itosie com
plained that she was not treated right
at home. She proposed marriage to
Kanibo. He said at lirst 'that he did
not believe that he was able to sup-
730 Second avenue and 202 Eighteenth street, Rock Island. iort a jifc- but when Iiosie .as,su1
troubles and would stick by him
through whatever might befall, he
The foregoing facts were related bv
Rambo to Magistrate Stafford, and
were corroborated bv Itosie.
Kanibo procured a marriage license
for be and Itosia. and they went to
housekeeping in South Bock Island,
to which pUce the Bebels had also
moved. There was no wedding cere
mony. Kosie did not think any was
necessary. Kanibo told her they
were legal Iv married. She took his
word for it. Rosie's folks saw the
license in the newspapers and did not
make further inquiry concerning the
As time rolled on Itosie g'ew sus
picious that the knot binding she and
Kaiubo was not secure. One night
recently she asked Itambo to produce
the marriage certificate. He put her
off The next morning when Kosie
awoke Itambo bad disappeared, as
also bad her two watches, po. ketbook.
a ring and other valuables which she
kept under her pillow, bhe came to
town and swore out a warant for
Kambo. He was arrested vesterday
in a Moline factory, where he was em
ployed, by Deputy bheriff Gettemy,
erly, which he found secreted in a
barrel in the shop where Kambo
worked. Rain bo's bail was fixed at
The Place To Trade.
Groceries can Ihs bought at the stores of W. C. Maucker as cheap,
quality considered, as any place in the city. His main store beiug
located next to anil adjacent from those large livery and feed stables,
he has the lirst oportunity to get lir.st-cla butter, eggs, chickeus,
and in fact all kinds of country produce. Note the low prices in the
Fred Mitchell, of the Hanover Jour
nal, who "is visiting his uncle. George
Mitchell was a caller at 'Iiie Aituus
Airs. 1j. ts. Busk, who has been tin
der treatment at Chicago for pulmo
nary troubles, will arrive home to
morrow much improved.
T. I). Patterson, route ageat for the
Lnitea states Express company, and
inaries ueiong, agent lor the com
pany at Peoria, were in the city last
Kev. R. F. Sweet,-who was operated
ou by ur. J. 14. llollowbush for the
removal 01 a tumor iroui ins left eye
lid, is recovering nicely from the
A social and entertainment given
at St. Josephs school last night
for the purpose of swelling the fund to
payoff the heating -plant .debt was
generously patronized. -The ladies
served refreshments from 5 to 10. At
8 o'clock a program of music and rec
itations was carried out in the assem
bly room of the school.
Miss Alice Hopper, principal of the
iiignianu rarn normal Train in
school, Des Moines, Iowa, is in the
city . spending a day with Sapt
and Mrs. It. (I. Vounsr. Miss Hopier.
who is one of Iowa's foremost sujer
visors of primary work, will spend
two weeks visiting in Ia Porto and
Valparaiso. Ind.. aiid Chicago, study
ing metnousoi instructions in primary
The Jolly Uctavo Cinch club had
the closing meeting of its winter se
ries at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.
L Wright. Hit! Fourteenth-and-a-half
street, last night. The prizes were
won by Miss Adah Hemenway and
Joan iengei. me season s prizes
were awarded to airs. John Stengel
and Marvin Beardsley.
Iowa Authorities Take Charge of Itobert
Archer's Little Ones.
L. J. H:n n and I-. M. Baker, trus
tees of Rochester township. Cedar
county, Iowa, arrived in the city to-
lay with verne and V irgil Archer, 1
little sons of Kobert Archer, who left
Rochester alnuit two weeks ago and
has not since returned. Archer
moved from Kock Island i t Rochester
during last winter, his wife having
died here, leaving him with three
Iast January Bessie, Archer's
2-year-old daughter, died. The
Rochester township trustees contrib
uted toward the expense of the
burial, thinking Archer worthy of
Archer afterward stated he had
taken the body to Kock Island and
placed it in the vault until spring.
Archer borrowed a horse and buggy
irom urianuo iiowe, at ltocnester. a
few weeks ago aud drove to Rock Isl
and, for the purpose, he stated, of
having his baby's remains interred.
Mr. Howe became uneasy when his
buggy was not returned within the
time that he expected it would be and
lie came on to this city, where he lo
cated Archer and secured his horse
and buggy. Archer on leaving Roch
ester entrusted his children to the
care of John Cline, a bachelor, with
whom Archer had lived during bis
residence in that town. Cline com
plained to. the trustees that he could
not afford to feed the little boys and
advised that thev be taken to their
relatives in Rock Island. Messrs.
Hain and Baker were unable to locate
Archer and thev left the children at
the home of their grandmother, Mrs.
Pillsburv's lst llour. iht s.nck . . f 1.50
Woodiii.-in'n Choice Flour
Maud S. Flour
Sjuarc Deal Flonr
Kansas Woodman Flour
Triumph iv-cond Grade Flour. ..
Fresh eggs, per dozen
Good cooking potatoes. jcr bushel
Pure cider vinegar. r gallon..
3-pound can of apple. Kacb or
Tea jwi fh :10. S5 or iOc
Best Fine Salt per bbl 1.00
Jd'i'Je California Hum per lb
Sliced ham jer tt
XX XX Coffee per package'
Good Sweet Corn jer can
Great Rock Island Corn 4 cans. . .
Other Better Brands S for
Good rice per tb
Uiiipd. per dozen
Iemon Extract, per bottle
Vanilia Extract, per bottle.
Bread, 3 loaves 10c
Yellow Table Peaches 2 for. 25c
Nice Canned Peas, jer can 5c
California Peaches per can 15c
California apricot, z cans lor.. '2.e
Syrup. jer gallon X5c
Sorghum. er gallon 35c
New Navy Beans, per quart 5c
New Scotch Peas. 6 quarts 25c
Soap. 6. 8, 10 or 16 bars for ''5c
l.arge Oranges, per doz 35c
Splendid Baking Powder, per lb. 2'c
Corn Meal, per sack ltc
New California Prunes. er lb ;c
Kva,orated Peaches, 3 lbs for. . . 2 c
Gallon apples, per can 3ic
w co: potatoes, per pec 'oe
Pure honey, 2 boxes for 25c
Cora starch, per package 5c
Iewis lye, 3 cans for 25c
Ohio seed potatoes, per peck. . . . U5c
Best Brands Tomatoes, o cans for 25c
These prices prevail at both stores. Main store corner Fourth
Avenue and Seventeenth St. Branch store 2223 Fourth avenue.
A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.
The Rock Island team will make its
season's initial low at the Twelfth
street park Sunday, when an inde
pendent club will be here from Du
buque for a game.
Baseball is dead in Burlington. The
baseball park is to be dismantled at
once. The fences, grand stand,
bleachers, club house aud other prop
erty have been sold for 140. The
improvements cost in the neighbor
hotnl of $1,000. This action prolably
ends baseball in Burlington for many
years to come.
Baseball in Quincy is now in the
right hands. U. R. Brumbaugh and
W. F. Bader, good business men, who
have done much for the game there, j
have accepted positions as directors.
Catcher Tim Keefe will play with
an indepenuent team at Decorah this
Apt O, notations.
Proverbs, axioms and wise sayings
have been uttered, by Confucius and '
nen from time i mine mo-!
Now at the Kew Store Today Huston
Everything is moved at last the
old store closed, and all departments
ready for business at the new store.
so when you go shopping today, go
straight to the finest dry goods and
department store in Iowa the new
Boston store, corner becond and Har
rison streets, Davenport. The finishing
touches will le completed in the next
week or 10 davs then watch for ou
formal opening announcement. Re
spectfully, Haiinkk & Von M.vi k
The Greatest Shoe for Comfort,
Tan u(f tMfOfS Low
or JPTr2' Cut
Black CLlpS I I &
83.50 w&i m
This shoe is made up of the finest material in stock,
being soft and velvety, giving comfort. Having the
goring over the instep it fits the high or low instep.
Ladies trying this shoe once will never be without them.
Open Wednesday and Saturday Evenings,
Eighteenth Street and Second Avenue, Rock Island.
There is a Degree
in buying Stein-IJIoch
cannot be had with anv
other sort. The Stein-Iiloch Company
rank highest in this country as fashion
makers as well as first-rate clothes build
ers, consequently when you buy a suit or top-coat
bearing their label you are safe in assuming that the
clothes are of the proper style even to the latest little
kink. In fact, usaully they lead the merchant tailors
in fashions for at least a season and then, think of it,
you can buy two suits or top-coats of this famous
make for what your tailor would charge you for
one! And get your money back if you
want it, while your tailor well, we
guess he i never knowu to give
money back after he has once got it,
SOMMERS & LaVELLE.
1804 Second Avenue
The School Election.
The election of two members of the
Rock Island loard of education occurs
in June. C B. Marshall and It. A.
Donaldson are the directors whose
terms expire. While it may seem a
trille early to discuss candidates, the
friends of these gentlemen, who have
so i thciently and faithfully served on
the Imard, have already expressed to
them a desire that thev consent to the
use of their names again at the com
ing election. Neither has given a
delinite answer, but it is hoped both
will, and an affirmative one, as thev
are the kind of men who are capable
01 intelligently administering the af
fairs of the public schools.
Cleveland and Craw
M. H. WILCHER.
ROBT. SMYTHE Agent,
Whether on pleasure bent or business.
take on every trip a bottle of Syrnp
01 rigs, as it acts most pleasantly and
effectually on the kidneys, liver and
bowels, preventing fevers, headaches
and other forms of sickness. For sale
in 50 cent bottles by all leading drug
gists. Manufactured by tha Califor
nia Fig Syrnp company only.
A Person to De Avoided.
"Palanquin is certainly a man to
avoid. People have told me stories
, about him which are act edifying."
... .mm. . . . j "RealiT T Vou do well to tell ioe, for
lAf I" llIAI ir'lC UU I need Dot now give him back the
otbe wise men from time i mine mo-
recovered the stolen prop-1 rial, but few people realize how many
mere are 01 mem. j. 1. Hood & Vo.,
of Sarsaparilla fame, hare over two
thousand and thev have originated
toe ( ingenious plan or serving them 1 They Have Serves.
up in ueiectaoie shape in thousands a German tonritst declares that what
of uewspaper. with each one neatly principally distinguishes Chinamen
turning a point as to the merit of from ns is their utter freedom from
their well known medicine. The ex- nervousness. No matter how mnch they
tensive use of these proverbs is origi-f exert themselves, they always remain
nal and creditable to Hood & Co. j phlegmatic, and they can sleep any-
I where, in any position and
Any Old Oil
Will do the work in our Wick less
Blue Flame Oil Stoves. It is safe
clean, quick, reliable and convenient.
money 1m loaned me. "Figaro.
Subscribe tor Tax A&gus. '
in any position
' amount cf noise.
Phil S. Wllcher,
Hardware, Elcycles, Sundrks; Paints, Oils, etc.
: cs303 Twentieth Street.