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THS AEGUS, MOXDAT, JTJL.Y 10, 1399.
Are the kind that give most perfect satisfaction.
They are built on scientific principles, embodying
the passing of air from the storage chamber to the
ice chamber where all odors and moister is deposit
ed, the purified air passing back again to the storage
chamber. In this way the most perfect refrigeration
Everyone Should See These
Before they determine what kind they will buy. Re
member also that our spring offerings In carpets,
rugs, mattings, etc., is most complete, and that our
furniture stock has the stamp of the highest excel
lence both in style and durability. Our prices are
always fair and goods first-class.
mm & Salzmann
Cor. Sixteenth Street
This Week While They Last.
1899 Sterling Bicycles, list $50, this week . . .$30.00
1889 Victor Bicycles, list $.:o, this week 28.00
1899 Liberty liaccr Bicycles, list $60, this week 30.00
1899 Trinity Bicycles, list $50, this week. 30.00
lt99 Fatee Crest Bicycles, list $35, this week 22.00
Also special sale on Steam's Ball Bearing Lawn
Mowers. Call and see them.
1730 Second avenue and 202 Eighteenth street, Rock Island.
The Popular Silver Leal Tea.
For sale only by W. C. MAUCKER, dealers in
general merchandise. Fine Teas
and Coffees a specialty.
To Lovers of Pure Teas.
Kindly read the following facts, and you will clearly perceive why the
SILVER LEAF TEA has justly become so "popular:
First. It is the FIRST PICKINGS of the MAY CROP.
Second. It has been clearly demonstrated by the largest and 1est Tea
('rowers that the on! to attain perfection in the Tea Plant is to GROW
IT ON THE MIDLA1 ywhere it dues not attain a rank growth.
Third. The soil of the SILVER LEAF DISTRICT is conceded to be the
richest ana uesi auapieu 10 me iecuuar
the TEA when
matured the highest
Fourth. The growers and pickers of these goods have a standing offer
of $1,000 (one thousand dollars) to anv one finding the SILVER LEAF TEA
to be anything but ABSOLUTELY FIRE AND WHOLESOME.
Call at the above named store and get a FREE SAMPLE.
VERY RESPECTFULLY YOURS,
W. C. MAUCKER.
and Second Avenue.
wants ol toe 1 rJA l la. 1, giving
combination of STRENGTH and FLA-
HON LABOR AFFAIRS
TriCity Congress Holds an Ex
ecutive Session and Elects
BZST0H DAVIS AGAIN PEESIDEKT.
Lengthy Communication Addressed - to
President McKinley, Setting Forth De
tail In Connection With the Kecent Ar
senal Strike, In Which it la Claimed the
Machinists Were Unfairly Dealt With.
The regular monthly meeting of
the Tri-City Labor congress yester
day was largely attended. It was
an executive session. After the
regular routine business had been dis
posed of. the following ouicers were
elected for the ensumg terni:
President ISenton Davis, Moline.
Vice Presilent Hugo Struck, 'Dav
Secretary G. E. M organ, Roek Isl
Financial Secretary Anton Hen
Treasurer George C. Barnes, Rock
Statistician Louis Jahns. Moline
Sergeant-at-arms M. Susemiehl,
Trustees C A. Sandine, Moline;
John C. Norton, Moline, and L. C.
i ne matter or business agent was
laid over for one month.
The congress was affiliated with the
American Federation of Labor.
A vote of thanks was civen Shaffer
Bleuer & Schlemmer for the donation
to the congress of a copy of their
A resolution from Twin-City Typo-
graphial union No. 107 was read ten
dering the support and sympathy of
that organization to the arsenal union
The new constitution was adopted.
Communication on Arsenal Strike.
The following communication, pre
pared and submitted by Thomas Ed
win bmith, was adopted:
Industrial Home, Rock Island, 111.,
July 11, 1899: To Hon. William McKin
ley, 1'resulent of the United States. Es
teenied iir: I he In-Oitv Kabor con
gress, representing the cities of Roek
Island and Moline, 111., and Davenport
lowa, uoes bring to your notice,
through the committee whose signa
tures areallixed hereto, the following
l nat tbe mem Uers or this congress
look with not onlv indignation, but
with apprehension and alarm, upon
the recent conduct of the otlicials of
the war department, insomuch as
they have ignored our intercessions
llauuted defiance to our interests bv
resorting to various subterfuges, have
grossly, unjustifiably and without
I'uuKe, discriminated against organ
izeu laoor, ami nave endeavored, as
their attitude relative to the grievance
in hand for tbe past six mouths indi
cates, to transform the usages and
principles oi unionism Irom tneir
present laudable and conscientious
nature into a dead letter and mockery
of the most blatant and intolerable
character. We also stand convinced
that we and our fellow workmen are not
leiiig fairly represented in the govern
mental institutions situated on the
island of Rock Island, commonly
known as the Rock Island arsenal, for
the reason that non-union men are
employed in the place of union men
in the machine shops, aud that from
among the entire membership of
union machinists in the tri-cities, not
more than 12 arc being employed
whereas there are nearly seventy non
union machinists and helpers re
We are fully aware of the fact and
appreciate to us fullest signihcanee,
that had not the lockout at the arse
nal of the machinists occurred (the
fac's of which you are familiar with)
there would be a greater number of
union men employed at the Rock Isl
and arsenal than there now are, even
though the working force has been
reduced; hence with this knowledge,
which cannot be disproved nor ef
faced, either by a citation of condi
tions or a statement of any import
whatsoever, our condemnation of the
conduct of the war department in this
controversy must appear to you well
founded and justitiable.
Reinstatement of Men Asked.
That we desire the reinstatement of
our fellow memliers and co-workers
uttder conditions which are not only
expected, but demanded, under the
laws of union principles, or in other
words, under fair, equitable and hu
That we have pleaded with everv
ollicial of the war department without
result And without avail. And that
this assertion is based upon actual
conditions and incontrovertible fact
can be judged from the conditions ex
isting in the machine shops at the
island of Rock Island; insomuch that
the class of machinists who are at
present retained therein (with the ex
ception of the 12 hereinbefore noted)
aud who were given preference over
uniou men, onlv represent those who
, were treacherous and disloyal to their
comrades and fellow-mechanics and
faithless to their obligations.
That we approve of a public mass
meeting, to be conducted by union
men exclusively, in ordr to fully en
lighten the public as to the true 'con
dition of affairs now existing in the
Rock Island arsenal machine shops,
and herewith appoint a committee of
three to cooperate with Machinists'
association No. 3tS in every line
and particular of its efforts to
achieve a fair hearing and a fair
settlement of their differences
with the war department officials
?that we approve of. and hereby be-'
I - . ... .. . ,t
: come a party to, me sending oui oi
(this resolution, calling upon the
trades and labor assemblies through
out the United States to lend their
influence and efforts in behalf of the
union machinists of Rock Island arse
nal, who are now locked out by rea
son of the open. and undisguised dis
ciimination against them and their
President Appealed To.
That in this extremity we call upon
you, tbe bead of tbe war department,
and of all other departments of state
cf this nation, to look into this mat
ter at the earliest possible moment.
We call upon you because you
represent the people. We call
upon you because we have ex
hausted every other recourse at our
command in our efforts to bring about
an amicable adjustment of the arse
nal controversy; we call upon you be
cause you are the supreme judge in
matters of this character; we call
upon you because we believe you do ,
uut uuiu uisioaiiy uuu neacuery in
the esteem that yon do honesty or
purposo and trustworthiness, and be
lieve that you will heed the cry of
humanity and -righteousness, which
have been so unwarrantedly and so
unprecipitatedly stilled, temporarily,
by the officials of the war depart
ment. We believe that you do now and al
ways did advocate the theory that the
laborer is worthy of his hire and is
entitled to a fair day's pay for a fair
day's work, and that he should labor
under fair conditions. We believe
also that 3-ou are opposed to the prin
ciples and evil practices attendant
upon incompetent labor and the
"task" system such as is now in
vogue at the machine shops at Rock
Island arsenal, and we believe that
you have not been thoroughly in
formed as to the true status of mat
ters as they now exist as between the
officials of the war department and
Machinists' association No. 388,
which is part and parcel of the Tri
City Labor congress.
Hence this prajer is respectfully
Awaiting an early decision in this
matter, we remain, as ever, your
obedient servants, Tri-City Labor Con
gress, per . L. O. Jaun'3,
J. W. W il.su v,
The following resolution, relative to
the committee having in charge the
arrangements of t ho, merchants' ex
cursion having had tho printing for
the same done in an unfair office, was
Resolved. That we regret the ina
bility of those in charge of the matter
to have the printing for the merchants'
excursion to Kocktord done in a
union office, and that we give our
hearty approval to various excursions
under the auspices or labor unions
during the summer, conditioned on
the strictly union conduct expected of
FALLS FROM STREET CAR
Mrs. John Martens Meets With a Painful
Accident Clilia Burned.
Mis. John Martens, 524 Twelfth
street, fell from the rear platform of
a Fourth avenue car at Twelfth street
Saturday night at 9:30 o'clock and
sustained a severe laceration of the
face. Mrs. Martens states she rang
the bell at Thirteenth street and rang
a second time in the middle of the
block. The motorman in bis attempt
to reverse the lever caused a sudden
jolt, throwing Mrs. Martens from the
Le Roy, 7-months-old son of Mr,
and Mrs! John Cahall. 1303 Fifth ave
nue, was severely burned about the
hands, face and feet vesterdav. The
child was playing on the floor, wheii
his 3-year-c!d brother set lire to a
newspaper, from which Le Roy's
clothing was ignited, inflicting the
injuries referred to before the parents.
who were in another part of the
house, reached the suffering child.
To Throw Good Money After l(aK
Will but increase mv pain." If you
have thrown away money for medi
cines that did not and could not cure,
why should you not now begin taking
Hood's Sarsaparilla, the medicine that
never disappoints? Thousands of
people who were in your condition
and took Hood's Sarsaparilla says it
was the iest investment they ever
made, for it brought them health.
cure sick headache,
Try AUen's Foot-Ease,
A powder to be shaken into the
shoes. At this season yonr feet feel
swollen, nervous and hot, and get
tired easily. If you have smarting
fret or tight shoes, try Allen's Foot
Ease. It cools the feet and makes
walking easy. Cures swollen and
swting feet, blisters and callous
sp-t9. Relieves corns and bunions of
all pain, and gives rest and comfort.
Tvy it today. Sold by 'ail druggists
a iil shoe stores for 25 cents. Trial
packages free. Address, Allen S. Olni
ted, Le Roy, N. Y.
A Little Known Fact
That most serious diseases originate
in disorder of the kidneys. No hope
of good health while the kidneys are
wrong. Foley's Kidney cure is guar
anteed to make the kidnevs right.
DeWitt' Little Early Bisers act as
faultless pills should, cleansing and
reviving the system instead of weak
ening it. They are mild and sure.
small and pleasant to take and
entirely free from objectionable drugs.
sale'by T. IL Thomas. A. J. Eeiss and
nv i i. r:ti iiifr i n:iri mini if.i. rttr
L F. B&hnseii, druggists.
ADMITS THE CRIME,
Martha Eckerman Tells the
Story of the Kinsley
ALL PASTIES K0"W TJITDEE ASSIST.
Woman and William GUdea Captured In
Peoria, While "Doad" Hampton is Held
at DaTenport Awaiting Requisition
All Will be Charced With Dlsbway Rob
bery Other Police Matters. .
Witn the arrest of William , GUdea
and Martha Eckerman at Peoria ' Sat
urday, as briefly stated in The Argus
of that day, the facts concerning the
sensational holdup and robbery, of
which George Kinsley was the victim,
are practically cleared up. Gildea
and his female companion were fol
lowed to Peoria by Acting Chief Miller
and Barney McCabe, who had been
working diligently on the case since
last Wednesday liight, when Kinsley
was assaulted in an alley near Second
avenue, between Twenty-first and
Twenty-second streets, and relieved
The Eckerman woman made a vol
untary confession when she arrived
at police headquarters, acknowledg
ing that she and Kinsley had been
drinking together in Davenport, and
that she accompanied him to Rock
Island, where Gildea and Theodore
Doad" Hampton, two of her friends,
executed the job. They were in
waiting in an alley, and when she ex
cused herself for a moment from
Kinsley's company, the latter was at
tacked by the two men, knocked
down, and his pockets rilled.
Hampton was immediately suspect
ed of implication in the crime and
was arrested the following day in
Davenport, where he is now being held
until a requisition for his removal to
Illinois cau bepbtaiued from the gov
ernor of Iowa. The apprehension of
Gildea ami the woman was accom
plished through the aid of Mr. and
Mrs. James Donahue, who live in the
neighborhood where the robbery was
committed. Mrs. Donahue is a sister
of Gildea. She :ind husband were
arrested and were finally induced to
give information as to the where
abouts of Gildea and his companion,
whom they stated they believed were
in Peoria. "And their directions proved
correct. The Eckerman woman was
found on a llatboat, where she was
stopping with a sister, while Gildea
was arrested as he was alighting from
a freight train, having come to Rock
Island Friday to ascertain what was
being done by the authorities, return
ing to Peoria Saturday.
Gildea was released the 27th of last
month from the Anamosa. Iowa, pen
itentiary, where he served fivo years
for robbery. Mis Eckerman was
thought to have been mixed up in
that crime also, but she was not con
Gildea, Hampton and the Eckerman
woman will be charged with highway
Several offenders were up
Magistrate Stafford today,
were imposed as follows:
( J race
Leuthner, disorderly conduct, $5
George Schafer drunk. ?3; Thomas
Daley, disorderly conduct, $3; Thomas
Hennng, disorderly conduct, f
James Donahue and wife, keepers of
disorderly house, $10 and costs apiece.
SidGoldberry was held tothegraud
jury in f.JO'J for attempting to obtain
mouey by false pretenses.
The Kit Carson brought down 16
strings of logs and tight strings of
Boats down were the Lumberboy,
Volunteer, Scotia and Inveruess; up,
The Winona and Verne Swain made
their accustomed daily trips to the
The stage of water at the Rock
Island bridge at 6 a. m. was 7.30,
and at noon it was 7,'JO. The tem
perature at noon was SO.
A Child Knjoys,
The pleasant flavor, gentle action and
soothing effect of Syrup of Figs, when
in need of a laxative, and if the father
or mother be costive or bilious, the
most gratifying results follow is use;
so that it is the best family remedy
known and every family should have
a Dome, aianuiaciureu oy me uaii
fornia Fig Syrup company.
Does Coffee Agree With Ton?
If not, drink Grain-O made from
pure grains. A lady writes: 'lhe
first time I made Grain-O I did not
like it, but -after using it for one week
nothing would induce me to go back
to coffee." It nourishes and feeds
the system. The children can drink
it freely with great benefit. It is the
strengthening substance of pure
grains. Get a package today from
your grocer, follow the directions in
making it and you will have a deli
cious and healthful table beverage for
old and young. 15 aud 25 cents.
For Over Fifty Tears
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has
been used for children teething. It
soothes the child, softens tbe gums.
allays all pain, cures wind colic, and
is the best remedy for diarrhoea, xo
cents a bottle.
I have received more benefit from
one bottle of Foley's Kidney Core than
from na ?' !.rea.tmea.t bJ PhJsi
cians," writes V. B.
Conklin, of Bow-
Arnold's Bromo Celery cures head
aches; 10, 25 and 60 cents. Reiss'
L. S. McCabe & Co.
The best things from several manu
facturer's clearing sales of shirt waists
and wash skirts last week at sweeping
reductions. Big lots, little lots, all
choice bargain lots.
Percale shirt waists, with laundered
collars and cuffs, while they
last, each 25C
Fine madras and percale waists, em
broidered and tucked, worth
, $1 and $1.25 scoopd 'em for.. 59c
Very handsome white lawn shirt
waists elaborately tucked and hem
stitched, values tc $1.75
Among the choice purchases are
many decided bargain lots away below
value, which cannot bo well described
There are percales, fancy crash,
plain and corded madras, waists,
sheer white lawn waists, so much in
demand right now, perfect in make
and tit and handsomely tucked, every
piece liought under value. Very
choice picking from these lots: Early
choosers will be wisest.
White duck skirts made wide and
full, scooped from a dollar to. 39C
Heavy linen crash skirts, nicely
trimmed, half price 75C
Small lots of fine two dollar skirts
made of cotton covert cloths, very
L. S. McCabe & Co.
1720, 1722, 1724, 172C, 1728 Second
Our Stock Must bo Reduced
And the surest way to accomplish it Is to abandon
all idea of profit and offer high-grade merchan
dise at and belcw cost. That is precisely what
we are doing In this"
Clearing Prices in Boy's Attire.
Boy's Junior Suits, 3 to 8 sizes, $2 to $3.25 goods. . $1.75
Boy's finest lonj pants Suits, ages 12 to 15, worth $6.50,
$6.95 and $7.60. for $5.00
Boy's long pants Suits, ages 14 to 19, worth $5 to $5.75 for $3.75
All 45c and 50c Crash Hats 25c
Odds and ends of 50c waists 25C
Boy's Summer Underwear, 25c and 30c garments 9c
SOMMERS & LaVELLE.
1804 Second Avenue
BAUERSFELD & SEXTON
- - Y'-.'J
Extraordinary Clearing Sale of
High Class Wash Fabrics.
Now is the accepted time for the
seeker after real bargains in high class
wash fabrics. The price we have put
oa the elegant Scotch dimities, French
organdies, embroidered Swiss, batiste
and other high art wash materials
will clean them out with a rush this
The Wash Goods Event of the
40c finest French organdies, ."iSc em
broidered Swisses in light blues,
pinks, lavender, also black grounds
with colored overshot work, very
swell; 25c and 35c real Scotch dimi
ties in delicate designs and color
ings; 35c fine Scotch Madras for
shirt waists, choice of all these
fine foreign wash goods, a yard I2c
800 yards fancy piques, for shirt
waists, skirts, child's dresses,
etc., 12Jc ones go at, a yard. . 7c
564 yards of sheer tine white lawns in
open laco stripes, aud grenadine ef
fects, value 12 to 15o a yard, but
for this sale, while they last,
Dozens of smaller lots of fine wash
goods too small to mention in our ad
vertisement will be on sale at one-
half to one-lifth regular prices.
Annex, 219 Eighteenth St
Beauty Is Uppermost
Is the work of the Rock Island
Steam Laundry. By modern
methods and careful and skilled
help their laundry work is the best
that is turned out in this vicinity.
Their services is prompt and pa
trons are treated with courtesy.
1814 Third Ave. Telephone 1293-
EXCITEMENT IN TINWARE.
The extraordinary values we offer in
bouse furnishing goods this week
should bring us a host of buyers. That
is why we are satisfied to cut a big
slice off ordinary prices.
Some of the goods we are almost,
giving away although the rjuality is
up to our usual standard, but we hope
by this means to introduce our name
into a thousand homes.
Bicycles and Sundries.
303 Twentieth Stmt.