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THIS AB&US, MONDAY, JULY 31, 1899
Is a good place for you to go. Any one who has
bought furniture or carpets here will tell you 1
that it is the right place to get right goods at
the right prices. You may imagine that you
must go away from home to get assortment or
up to-date goods.
But If You Knew How
Come from these other so called "bargain cen
ters" to get fine furnishings for their homes you
would be amazed. Our big stores are complete
with the finest offerings of everything in the fur
niture line. Just now we are getting in shape to
please your fancy with our fall display which
will be worthy of your attention.
Always the Leaders in Fine
CMann & Salzmann
Cor. Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue.
This Week While They Last.
1899 Sterling Bicycles, list $50, this week $39.99
1889 Victor Bicycles, list $50, this week 2S.00
1899 Liberty Racer Bicycles, list $60, this week 20.00
1899 Trinity Bicycles, list $50, this week 30.00
1899 Patee Crest Bicycles, list $35, this week 22.00
Also special sale oji Steam's Ball Bearing Lawn
Mowers. Call and see them.
1730 Second avenue and 202 Eighteenth street, Rock Island.
The Popular Silver Leaf Tea,
For sale only by W. C. MAUCKER, dealers la
general merchandise. Fine Teas
and Coffees a specialty.
To Lovers of Pure Teas.
clearly perceive why the
Kindly read the following facts, -and you will
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 best Tea
Growers that the only way to attain perfection in the Tea Plant is to GROW
IT ON THE MIDLANDS, where it does not attain a rank growth.
Third. The soil of the SILVER LEAF DISTRICT is conceded to be the
richest and best adapted to the peculiar wants of the TEA PLANT, giving
the TEA when matured the highest combination of STRENGTH and FLA
Fourth. The growers and pickers of these goods have a standing offer
o $ 1,000 (one thousand dollars) to anv one finding the SILVER LEAF TEA
to be anything but ABSOLUTELY FURE AND WHOLESOME.
Call at the above named store and get a FREE SAMPLE.
VERY RESPECTFULLY YOURS,
SKELETON OF AN INFANT.
Hugh Bresnahan Is Seriously
Wounded by Richard
MAY HAVE A FATAL ENDESG.
Digger Near Cordova Make a Grew
Says the Moline Jouraal: "A couple
of men engaged in dredging for clam
shells above Cordova the other day
brought to the surface the complete
skeleton of an infant, probably six or
eijrht weeks old. The men were work
ing near a sandbar in a wild, desolate
spot, far from anv habitation. The
skeleton had probably been buried on
the higher portion of a sandbar and
Victim's Lone U Penetrated and Doctor -the dirt had been washed awav bv the
Says Present Ontlook Is Grave Result ' action of the Waves. The bod V had
oraSanadrAra-ament Assailant Arrest-.evidently been buried for a long time,
. : ii-u a :
ed On Charge of Assault With latent to , as icsu5i, ui ucsu uou uiaar
peared from the bones, wmcn were
badly decaved and crumbling away
Of course there are those who believe
that this is evidence of some dark
crime, yet it will remain one of the
unsolved nivsterie. The bones were
j placed in a box and buried high above
the reacu of the waves bv the usher
Hugh Bresnahan is in a serious con
dition at his home, 3516 Fifth avenue,
suffering from a knife wound in
flicted yesterday afternoon by Rich
ard Carnes. Bresnahan's right lung
was punctured. He was stabbed in
the small of the back.
The men had had a heated argu
ment. They agreed that they could
not settle the dispute satisfactorily
with words, and decided to have it I F. II
out with their fists. Thevwere walk-' terday
ing on Fifth avenue and selected a j Rev. C. E. Slatt
spot in the Rock Island yards opposite ! over Sundav.
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL.
Plummer wa$ in Chicago ves
was in Morrison
the street railway barn as the battle
Bresnahan led the way, and accord
ing to the story told by the victim's
sister today, Carnes drew his knife
without a word of warning and bur
ied it in Bresnahan's buck. Carnes
escaped after the assault. Bresnahan
foil to the ground and fainted from
loss of blood while being carried to
his home, which is but a block dis
tant from the scene of the stabbing.
Carnes gives a different version of the
affair, claiming that Bresn:ihan drew
a knife Hrst, aud that he stabbed him
in self defense.
Acting Officer Barney McCabe called
at the Bresnahan bouse today. Bres
nahan was sleeping. It is the orders
of the attending physician. Dr. J. De
Silra, that he be not allowed to re
ceive callers. A sister of the wounded
man said that there was no desire to
prosecute the assailant.
Carnes was later arrested, and this
afternoon was placed under 110,000
bonds by Magistrate Stafford on a
charge of assault with intent to kill,
pending the outcome of Bresnahan's
Late this afternoon Dr. DeSilvasaid
the knife had penetrated the right
lung and the case had a very serious
H. E. CASTEEL MAY COME.
W. C. MA UCKER.
Considering Cashlershlp at Rock Island
II. E. Casteel, of Mitchell. S. D., is
in the city. It is rumored Mr. Cas
teel is to liecoiue cashier of the Rock
Islaud National bank, succeeding J. F.
While neither Mr. Casteel nor the,
bank officials would discuss the mat- j
iti, 11 is &nowu alt. casteel s mission
is in regard to a position at the bank,
and every indication is that he will
be appointed this afternoon.
The will of Mrs. Anna Meyers, of Mo
line, was probated in the county court
vesterday. The instrument bears
date of Oct 12. 1895, and provides coue
i n:ii inp ipcrnTT-iv a ann Knimrr ami
daughter, Miss Bertha Beck, share
equally in the division of th3 estate.
Robert Meyers is appointed executor.
The will of Mons Nelson was also
probated. The testator bequeaths all
his property to his wife, Mrs. Caro
lina Nelson. She is also appointed
executrix without bonds. Ihe will
is dated Mav 11, 1893.
Herman Sebnert, blacksmith for the
Rock Island Plow company, had his
left foot badly bruised today by a
heavy plow beam falling on it. Dr.
J. R. Hollowbush was summoned and
the injured man was removed to his
home at 840 Fourth avenue.
Bismarck's Iron Nerve.
Was the result of his splendid health.
Indomitable will and tremendous en
ergy are not found wnere stomach,
liver, kidney and bowels are out of
order. If you waut these qualities
and the success they bring, use Dr.
King's New Life Pills. Thev develop
every power of brain and body. Only
2o cents at llartz & Lilerueyer s drug
Grnln-O Brings KeUef
To the coffee drinker. Coffee drink
ing is a habit that is universally in
dulged in and almost as universally
injurious. Have you tried Grain-O?
It is almost like coffee, but the effects
are just the opposite. Coffee upsets
the stomach, ruins the digestion, af
fects the heart and disturbs the whole
nervous system. Grain-O tones up
the stomach, aids digestion and
strengthens the nerves. There is
nothing but nourishment in Grain-O.
It can't be otherwise. 15 and 25 cents
Uaie I p All Hope.
Louis Prickett, 609 Bryan avenue.
Danville! HI., writes: I had suffered
several years with asthma, and after
trying a great many remedies I had
given up all hope. I was advised to
try Foley's Honey and Tar. It im
mediately stops the coughing spells
and I get icy breath more freely. It
is the only medicine that ever gave
TBere Is No cneatloa About It.
No question indeed with those who
have used it, but that Foley's Kidney
Cure is absolutely reliable for all kid
ney and bladder diseases.
Bears tie s9 taB fcaa ru waw T-gl
Mai. S. E. Blunt returned from the
Mrs. B. G. Hall left today for Mc
Charles Stock house, of Peoria, was
in the city Sunday.
Capt H. C. Cleaveland is reported
J. E. Montrose, of Peoria, visited
over Sunday in the city.
C. W. Hawes, Jr., has returned
from a visit at Leavtnwort h, Kas.
Mvron Jordan, editor of the Moline
Journal, went to Sprinjjlield today.
Miss Libbic Foreman went to White
Water, Wis., todav for a visit with
it. t. uutsch, or Cnicago, was
shaking hands with old Rock Island
Mrs. George Cuddv arrived home
todav after a week's visit with her
parents at La Crosse, Wis.
Airs. II. tx. Ixlenn, of Ireneseo, is
visiting in the citv with her husband
Dr. Glenn, who will probably locate
Mr. and Mrs. Jra E. Haines have
new son at their home, 1112 Fourth
avenue. The little jrcntlemau arrived
Miss Freda Thoeuing, of Anamosa
Iowa, is visiting at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles F. Kammerer, 413
The Thirty club will give a farewell
dancing party in honor of Mr. and
Mrs. J. F. Schneider at the Watch
Tower Wednesday evening.
Miss Nellie O'Rourke, of Dubuque
and Miss Agnes O'Dnv, of Savanna
have returned to tbeir homes after a
visit with Zlr. and Mrs.'P.J. Colli
Hans Clemann and family are back
from their visit in- South Dakota
Mrs. II. F. Lange, a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Clemann, and her son ac
companied them home for a visit.
Pev. C. J. Sodergren, of Menomi
nee. Wis., has accepted the chair of
christian literature at Ausrustana
2e, succeeding Prof. P.M. Lind
berg, who resigned to become pastor
of a church in Uniaha.
Aid. aud Mrs. B. Winter and Mrs.
John Streckfus, of this citv, Mr. and
Mrs, William Weinrich, of Geneseo,
aud Mrs. M. Mangon, of Davenport,
complete a party taking the trip to
Clinton.today on the steamer Winona.
The fourth promenade concert by
Petersen's orchestra will be given at
the Watch Tower next Thursday even
ing. Assisting the orchestra will be
Miss Ames, soprano; C. Petersen,
basso; W. E. Moody, tenor; Mrs. T.
O. Swinev, contralto; Miss Branigan,
Mrs. Katherine Lorenz died Sunday
at 1 1 : JO a. m. at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. William Kavanash. 513 Thir
ty-ninth street, from an attack of par
alysis, aged 74 years and 9 months.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.
m. tomorrow from the home of her
son, Emil Lorenz, 2048 Bowditch
uneral services over the remains
of .fc.mil iluber were held at the pa
rents residence on t it th avenue a 2
o'clock yesterday afternoon. The
oration was delivered bv Gustav Don
ald. Interment was at Chipniannock.
The pallbearers were Chris Kohl, O.
Bierer, George Schuessler, George
Baer, August Lutz and J. Magrum.
Ihe funeral of J. B. Leu occurred
from Knox's undertaking parlors yes
terday afternoon at 4:dU o clock, liev.
E. D. Mennicke officiating. The pall
bearers were Dan Keeler, Michael
Walsh and Charles Lyle, employes at
the Crescent bridge, and Leo Ver
mere, J. S. Darrah and F. J. Schcner
bucker. of St. Paul lodge, K. of P.,
No. 1C7. The deceased's sister. Miss
Barbara Leu, and Mrs. Walter Finch,
returned to Chicago last night. The
relatives of the deceased had many
expressions of gratitude for kind
nesses shown by St. Paul lodge, K. P.
A Child Enjoys
The pleasant flavor, gentl 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 ia use;
so that it is the best family remedy
known and every family should have
a bottle. Manufactured by the Cali
fornia Fig Syrup company.
"I have received more benefit from
one bottle of Foley's Kidney Cure than
from months ol treatment by physi
cians." writes V. B. Conklin. of Bow-
HEW THEATRE SURE
Local Capitalists Organize
the Purpose of Building.
FINE PLAY E0USS IS PROPOSED.
Plans Dave Been Drawn and It Will Be
Definitely Determined the Present
Week What Is to Be Done The
Promoter Also Going Ahead With His
Rock Island is sure to have a new
theatre. The initiative step taken
through the Rock Island Club has
aroused local capitalists and it is
understood a well developed plan is
under way for the erection of a hand
some modern ground lloor playhouse
at a cost of 70,000.
At the same time a committee rep.
resentinsr the uock island Club is in
correspondence with a well known
theatre promoter, who has been here
and looked over the locality, with
which he expressed himself as more
than pleased, and he has announced
that he will build here if he receives
sufficient encouragement in the way
of a "first nirhter, " the proceeds from
which it is his plan to apply toward
the payment of the around on which
the opera house is located.
The visit of the promoter started
local people of financial means to ser
iously considering the new tneatre
project, which has been asritated aud
discussed for years bv The Akuus.
and realizing that they were letting a
good thing slip away from them, got
their heads together, with the result
as above referred to. There are several
interested in the enterprise. They have,
it is understood, secured an option on
ground, have had plans drawn, and
will hold another conference during
the week to definitely decide as to
what they are to do to build or not
And by the way, another theatre
promoter other than the one who has
already been here, will soon arrive and
look the srround over.
TO HAVE ANOTHER HOTEL.
Three-Story Brick Building to Be Erected
on Third Avenue.
Rock Inland is to have another
hotel. It is to be couducted in
European stvle, and is to be built on
Third avenue between Sixteenth and
Seventeenth streets by Fred Apple
quist, a former resident of the city,
but who is now located at Orion,
where he is engaged in the saloon
Plans for the proposed hotel have
been drawn bv Drack & Kerns. The
building will cost $15,000. It 'will be
three stories of brick and will be joined
to Mr. Appelquist's saloon property on
the corner -of Seventeenth and Third
and will have a frontage of 93 feet on
Third avenue. It will be a 50-room
The anniversary of the north
western saengerfest of 1898 was
celebrated at Davenport yesterday by
the singing societies of IJavenport,
Muscatine and Burlington and Rock
Island and Moline. Several thousand
persons attended the pen-air concert
and picnic at Schuetzcn park. Presi
dent Arthur Josetti and V ice Presi
dent Carl Richter, of the northwestern
saengerbund, were there from Chi
cago. The biennial festival is to be
held next vear in Burlinrton.
The Cherry Sisters Coming.
The Cherrv Si3ters will open a
week's engagement at the Watch Tow
er theatre next Sunday, Aug. 6. Mat
inees daily at o:J0 p. in. aud even
ing performances at 8:30. All new
acts and costumes. Accompanying
the Cherry Sisters will be their famous
Champion brass band and orchestra.
This is the bijrgest all star attraction
of the season. Don't miss it.
Notice to City Water Consumers.
Notice is hereby i;iven that under
instructions from the city council all
delinquent water rent accounts will
be turned over to the city attorney
for collection Aug 1, 1899, without
H. C. Schakfek, Collector.
Rock Island, July 27, 1899.
Arnold's Bromo Celery, cares head
aches; 10, So and ou cents, i&eiss'
First-class Roadbed. Vestibuled
Trains. Chair Cars, Seats Free.
Dining; Cars, Cafe Plan. Com
partment and Standard Sleepers.
Hot Springs, S. D.
L. S. McCabe&Co.
A Grand Clean-op of Summer
All our $1.25, $1.75. $2 and $2.25
split straw sailors, choice at 87c.
All the 50c, 6Sc and 75c rongh and
ready sailors at 25c.
A lot of Marlboro dollar walking
hats ready trimmed, ready to wear,
were a dollar, we sold some last week
at 19e, while they last 6c; yes, dollar
hats for 6c. White and navy are all
there are left, 6c, 6e, 6c.
200 handsome enameled photo
fiames, gilt corners and plain, mat
and glass complete, size 9x11 inches,
while they last 15o each 15c.
We have frames in one, two, three
and up to seven openings.
8 dozen. 96, of the celebrated W. B.
corsets. The ladies all know them,
beginning Monday morning and while
they last 54c each 54c.
A handsome perfumed sachet given
with every corset sold from our corset
department this week.
Special Sale of Silk Capes and
Fine Tailor Made Salts.
Wool skirts and bicycle suits and
skirts this week at 1-5, 1-4, 1-3, 1-2
less than value, one, two and three of
a kind, little lots, smaller prices, but
Stylish and all that $1. $1.75 and
$2.87. Ladies' suits, handsomely
made, necessary for early fall, $5,
$7.50 and $9.95.
Some particularly good ones, only
a few of a kind left, $1.47, $2.75 anil
Bicycle Suits and Skirts.
Good for rainy days and for walk
ing, as well as for the wheel. Skirts
$3.50 and $4.38, suits $4.50, $6.25 and
New Golf Capes.
for fall, swellest of wraps, novelties
that will be seen no where else in the
three cities, very handsome plaids,
garments made from the imported
Scotch shawls, as usual we price them
low. Beginning a s and on up for
the choicest patterns.
Tuesday afiernoon at 3 o'clock Dress Lawns at ljo a yard. 10 yards
17Jc, one dress to a customer. All the choice colors, pink, and light bluo
ligures, black figures, on white grounds, whiteon black grounds, polka dots and
all fresh aud new, ljc a yard. Be prompt at 3 o'clock Tuesday.
L. S. McCabe & Co.
1720, 1722, 1724, 1726, 1728 Second Avenue. Annex, 219 Eighteenth St
AMAZING LOW PRICES
Consequent on Stock Reduction.
Unparalleled offer in men's suits. $9.80, $9.50, $9 and 8.40
Men's suits that have sold at higher prices, many of CO Oil
them heavy enough to wear next fall, reduced to. . . . vwiOU
Boys suits, our nobby styles that sold heretofore at $12, Q Q)
$14, and $16, guaranteed in every respect 5JU
Men's trousers, unrestricted choice of any pant, $6, A fTfl
$5.75. and $5.50, all in t-.UU
Bovs and girls Tain O'Shanters, in crash, duck, 9F,r
and linen siOU
Crash and Straw Mats Less Than Cost
Men's and boys and children's hats, $1, 75c and 50c 25C
25c straw hats 15C
SOMMERS & La VELLE.
1804 Second Avenue
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.
Rock Island Steam Laundry
l (.Tii.'' - , ." try i
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BATJERSFELD & SEXTON
1814 Third Ave. Telephone 1293-
Traversing the Great Corn Belt.
Electric Fans, and Acetyalone
UOS lUkUUI mill UIIMICII LIIO MILS
of the traveler.
Steamship tickets on sale to
and from European and Con
tinental points via various
H. D. Mack, Phone M. J. Yocko
D. P. A- 1131 & 1180. Agent.
Blue Line Washers
Improved Beck Lebanon
Will wash anything from a Handkerchief to a circus
tent easy, and do it right. See them ,at,
Phil S. Wllcher,
Hardware and Stoves, Guns and Amunition.
303 Tweatlett Stmt.