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THIS AB&T70, MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 1899.
Is a good place for you to go. Any one who has
bought furniture or carpets here will tell you
that It is the right place to get right goods at
the right prices You may imagine that you
must go away from hometo 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
Cor. Sixteenth Street
Base Ball Goods,
Sundries and Repairs.
1730 Second avenue and 202 Eighteenth street, Rock Island.
The Popular Silver Leaf Tea,
For salt 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 yon will clearly perceive why the
SILVER LEAF TEA ha justly become so popular:
First. It is the FIRST TICKINGS of the MAY CEOP.
Second. It has been clearly demonstrated by the largest and best Tea
Growers that the onlr 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 any one finding the SILVER LEAF TEA
te be anything but ABSOLUTELY PURE AND WHOLESOME.
Call at the above named store and get a FREE SAMPLE.
VERY RESPECTFULLY YOURS.
and Second Avenue
RUN III "TWO
Electric Cars Will Operate Direct
to Rock Island Arsenal
PLAITS COMPLETED THIS MOBSIHO.
Grading; Operations to Beg-In This Week
The Location of the Line L'p per Bridge
Permitted and Piers to be Pat In This
Fell A Grent Convenience to Works
at the Arsenal.
Electric street cars will be carrying
Rock Island arsenal employes to and
iroru any part ot tne tnree cities ana
the island shops within the next 60
days. The details pertaining to track
constrnction cn the island of Rock
isiana irom ort Armstrong avenue
up to the shops were completed by
Ma j. S tan hope t. Blunt, commandan
a; the arsenal, and J. F. Lardner, the
tireless general manager of the Tri
City Railway company, this morning.
The tracks are to be located from 200
to 300 feet wost of the arsenal rail
road, and running parallel with the
latter up the island and back of the
shops and dry house. Connection
with the com nan v's mainline between
Rock Island and Davenport will be
maae near tne curve in tne tracks
where the Rock Island viaduct crosses
the drive from this city to the arsenaL
By this means the employes' trains
to this city and to Davenport will be
switcnea to ana from the arsenal
Grading operations will begin the
middle of the present week, and there
are to oe several heavy nils, but Oen
eral Manager Lard tier is determined
to provide a first-class road bed all
the way through, on which will be
laid heavy T rails. The work of road
building will be completed in 2-months
time and cars running for the benefit
of the island men by the time the
The I'pper Iirldfje.
w The war department has given its
sanction to the erection of the bridge
from the upper end of this city to the
arsenal, as heretofore reterrf a to, thus
providing a short cut by means of
street car for the men living in the
east portion of this city and Moline
J.ne point ol landing of this bridge
has not yet been definitely located.
but will be shortly with the con
sent of the city as to right of way.
approach, etc. The bridge is to
be a steel structure 400 feet long and
will cost the Tri-City Railway com
pany at closest calculations f 20.000.
it win take some time lor its con.
struction, but Manager Lard tier hopes
to get the piers in when the water is
low this fall. The bridge will be for
single track and used for electric cars
only, the government restricting its
use to the operation of electric trains
to and from the inland and imposing
the usual restrictions in regara to
thoroughfare between the cities of
Moline and Davenport across the isl
and in this way.
Will Prove a Blar Benefit.
The bridge when completed used
by street cars will prove a great ben
efit to the upper end of Rock Island
and the lower end of Moline. Until
this direct means or transit is pro
vided, liock island - arsenal employes
residing in this locality will be taken
over by way of the line connecting
with the Fort Armstrong traeks of
the Bridge division of the 'JJri-Citv
LEADERS ARE DEFEATED.
The Yellow Fellows Win a Ball Game
The Davenport Imperials defeated
the Moline Athletics yesterday at the
Twelfth street park by a score of 15
The Yellow Fellows, a Rock Island
you'hful ball team, lowered the laur
els of the Davenport Leaders on the
latter's home grounds yesterday after
noon by a score of b to o. Orogan and
Corken composed the Yellow Fellows'
battery, and their support was ex
Arrive From Parte.
A telegram came to John R. War
ner today from his daughter stating
that Hon. Ben T. Cable and wife and
children, Suzanne and Philander, and
Miss Grace Warner arrived in New
York this morning from Paris. Thev
were passengers on the steamer Cym
ric, of the White Star line. Mr.
Cable and family will visit in the east
awhile before coming on to Rock Isl
and. Miss Warner will reach home
the latter part of the week.
"To Throw Good Money After Had
Will but inorease my 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 best investment they ever
made, for it brought them health.
cure sick headache,
dive the Children a Drink
Called Grain-O. It is a delicious, ap
petizing, nourishing food drink to
take the place of coffee. Sold by all
grocers and liked by all who have
used it because when properly pre
pared it tastes like the finest coffee,
but it is free from all its injurious
properties. Grain-O zida digestion
and strengthens the nerves. It is not
a stimulant, but a health builder, and
children, as well as adults, can drink
it with great benefit. Costs about
one-fourth as much as coffee. 15 and
DEATH OF MRS. T. H. ELLIS.
Succumbs to Effects of an Operation Sat
A sad and sudden death was that of
Mrs. T. H. Ellis, 1319 Second avenue.
who passed away at St. Anthony's
hospital Saturday evening at 7 o'clock,
i rum me euecis ox an operation per
formed Saturday morning at 1
o'clock. Mrs. Ellis was born in Coal
Valley May 21. 1861, her maiden
name being Emma Jones. She was
united in marriage at Cable,
Oct. 20, 1881, to T. H. Ellis
They came to Rock Island in 1888
and had resided here since. Mrs.' E lis
is survived by her husband, her mother
and one brother, J. i. Jones, besides
two half brothers and two half sisters
Andrew Greer, of Bsardstown: and
Mrs Mary Washburn, of Briar Bloff
William Greer and Miss Sadie Greer,
of Coal Valley.
Funeral services were held at the
home this morning at 9 o'clock.
Rev. Father Mackin, of St. Joseph's
church, and Rev. T.k. W. Grafton, of
the Christian church, officiating.
The pallbearers were" L. G. Eddy, C.
E. Hodgson, Henry Lamp, Harry
rotts, (J. i,. llson and W. J. Kan
son. Interment was made at Coal
Ceceliae Marie, 8-months , old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John
Schultz, 1705 Fourth avenue, died
last nirht at 5:45 o'clock of cholera
infantum. The funeral will be held
at 9 o'clock tomorrow, morning from
St. Mary's church.
The fnseral of Dr. J. U. bilvis was
held Saturday afternoon at his late
home in Moline, Rev. J. F. Robinson
officiating. Interment was at River.
FLOWER PARADE FEATURE
Ladles to Arrange a Street Fair Attrac
That the Moline people are going to
make a grand affair out of their flower
parade which takes place on one of
the days of the street fairs which opens
Aug. 28, is a settled tact, as becretary
Moore has sent out hundreds of invi
tations to ladies to attend a meeting
at the Moline club tomorrow morning
at 10 o clock to make, arrangements
for the floral parade.
J. here will be a masked carnival on
one of the evenings of the fair, and
every person is requested to put on
their masks and take a part. This
will be a grand affair to see hundreds
of people masked just the same as
though they were at a masrjurade
TO PLAY A RETURN GAME.
Clinton Chens Players Arrang-Ine to Visit
Davenport Aug. 21.
Arrangements are about com
pleted for a return game of chess to
be played at Davenport soon by 10
members of the Clinton Chess club,
who will try to wrest the honors
Irom the -in-City players, who se
cured the - majority of games at the
contest held in Clinton about two
weeks ago. The date has not been
decided on vet. But It" will probably
be August zi.
Sam Ray's Death.
The Argus last week told of the
tragic death at Columbus Junction,
Iowa, of Ray Inman, a colored young
man, who formerly served as a waiter
at the Kock island dub. It' appears
that Kay was a name he was ' known
by in theatrical circles, having travel
ed with different minstrel troupes, and
that his right name was bam Kay
He was bumming his way from Dav
enport to Kansas City. When the
tram pulled into Columbus Junction
Rav was discovered on the platform of
the baggage car. tie was chased by
the brakeiuan. He ducked under the
moving train, but stumbled, the
wheels passing over him, resulting in
his death a few hours afterward.
The Verne Swain and Winona were
in and out.
Boats up were the C. W. Cowles
and Horace II.
The E. Rutledge brought down 32
stri ngs of logs.
Ihe stage of water at the Kock 1st
and bridge at 6 a. m. was 3.25 and
stationary. The temperature at noon
Travel over the Rock Island bridge
yesterday: Foot, north 726, south
735; total 1,497. Teams, north 648,
south 647; total 1.295. Street cars,
north 89, south 88; total 177.
A Tale Prom the Mraterloaa East.
The last wonderful tale befog told
among the Burmese In Rangoon Is con
cerning a monster egg. A few months
ago near Shwebo the villagers beard a
strange and mysterious voice In the
Jungle uttering in Burmese the words.
I am going to lay," which were re
peated frequently several times a day
for many days, eventually the egg was
laid, and Its sfae Is said to exceed that
of ten large paddy baskets. Nobody
will go near this egg. from which now
come the words, "I am going to batch,"
also repeated many times every day.
Times of Barman.
- Woald Go. With Mamma.
Little Girl (to visitor) My papa's a
good man. He'll go to heaven, won't
Visitor Oh, yes. Indeed! And are
you going to heaven too?
Little Girl Oh, no! I'm going with
mamma! Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph.
Foley's Kidney Cure has been
tested and found to be all you claim
for it. I have been giving it to my
father and it is the only thing that
ever helped him,' writes George C.
Hickock, Curtiss. Wis.
Subscribe for Ths Ajbous
Some Notable Changes at the
Rock Island County
WOMEN'S DEPARTMENT IK STALLED.
Interior or Building- Cleaned and Reno
vated and Paper and Paint Freely Caed
Entrance Moved From South to East
Bide New Quarters for the Turnkey and
When the improvements that are
under way at the Rock Island county
jail are completed there will be a notice
able change in the interior of the old
building at the corner of Third ave
nue and Fourteenth street that has
served these many years as a home for
Grand juries after inspections of the
building have recommended to the
board of supervisors that ways and
mears be provided for the erection of
a new jail, as the present structure
was not believed to be a fit place,
either from a sanitary or a safety
standpoint, for the keeping of prison
ers, but the board, owing to the large
outlay necessitated by the building of
our magnificent court house, has not
felt able to undertake any further
building for awhile, and decided upon
the renovation of the jail and making
of alternations whei ever thought ad
visable, so that the building would
be made to serve all purposes until
the county was in position financially
to erect a new one.
Money Well Spent.
Upward of $500 has been expended
and judiciously, too, all who will
take the time to visit the jail build
ing will allow. In the iirst place a
women s steel cell furnished with
neat and comfortable beds has been
installed in the northeast corner on
the second floor, while adjoining this
a boys' department has been htted up,
The main jail apartment has been
thoroughly cleaned and whitewashed
and painted. The entrance has been
changed from the south to the east
side and the first floor room that
served as the sheriff's office before the
erection of the court houee has been
fitted up for the turnkey's room and
has been painted and papered. The
entrance to the men's department
at the west side of this room. A
room at the north on the first floor
formerly used for storage purposes
now serves as sleeping quarters for
There are now all told 29 prisoners
at the iail. Sheriff Cralle states that
he has not had any trouble since
few of the "bad birds" attempted to
gain their liberty by sawing the locks
on the iron doors that guard the main
entrance. He says all connected with
that job have apologized to him for
their conduct and are on their good
behavior but one fellow, Fitzpatrick
by name, who is still locked up by
Celebrated In Presence of Lars' e Company
of Friends Laut Night.
Jake Lefstein and Miss Annie Cohen
of this city, were married last night
at 8 o'clock, at Roche's hall, by Rabbi
Goldman, ot Davenport.
The hall was nicely decorated, and
the young couple being popular their
many friends from the tn-cities as
sembled until the capacity of the hall
was taxed. A wedding supper was
served, after which there was danc
ing. Burris' orchestra furnished mu
The Maxwell Boy Fund.
Subscriptions to the fund for the
purchase of the vehicle for the little
crippled boy, Harry Maxwell, con
tinue to be made freely, and all desir
ous of aiding so worthy a cause should
subscribe at once in order that the
undertaking need not le delayed un
necessarily. It is an enterprise in
which each may do his part as there
are no stipulations as to individual
contributions, the average so far be
ing 50 cents.
"Ilave you a last request to make?"
asked the king of the Cannibal islands.
addressing the missionary.
The latter glanced at bis august maj
esty (so called by reason ot bis sum
mer attire), and replied::
"Yes, Great One. When I left my na
tive lieatn, I promised to write to a
brother in this line of work and tell
bim bow I liked the country. If your
majesty pleases, I should like to write
him a few words."
The king reflected for a moment.
"There can be no objection to that, so
faras 1 can see. You may proceed.
The missionary's bands were untied.
and there upon a piece of bark be in
scribed the following words:
Dcmr Friend This- la a delightful count-.
Thera is but one objection to it, and that. I fear,
will account for the tact that I shall never see you
again. There is plenty to eat here but the cook-
tug will kill me. Farewell. . .
This being finished, the king directed
his slaves to stir the caldron and the
preparation of the meal proceeded.
Tetter, eczema and skin diseases
yield quickly to the marvelous heal
ing qualities of Banner Salve made
from a prescription of a skin special
ist ol world wide fame. xoc.
The soothing and healing proper
ties af Chamberlain's Cough Remedy,
its pleasant taste and prompt and
permanent cures, have made it a great
favorite with the people everywhere.
For sale by all druggists.
Tin I j4 You Haw Aiwars Bs
Cold Wave Refrigerators.
Good bye prices; only about 25 of
all kinds and sizes left. First class
in every respect, seven walls, abso
lute barriers against heat, removable
ice tank, stock on hand will be closed
out quick at our, greatly reduced
Here Are Some of Them.
A good fll refrigerator for $5.99,
only a few. come quick.
Good big refrigerators worth $14.50,
will close 'em out for $8.90.
Much larger ones should be $19,
our good-bye price for this week,
$13.75. Others still larger would cost
too $22 to $25 elsewhere, out they go
ihis week for $14.75. You'll buy
quick when you see the goods, if you
are posted on prices others ask.
Other Good Items at Our Annex.
Japanese Porch Mats 5c. Camp
stools each 9c.
Croquet sets S9c.
We bought a lot of sunbonnets from
one of the best makers in the land.
These people are German and know
how to make sunbonnets right. Mostly
little lots now left, perhaps 200 bon
nets in all.
One lot children's sunbonnets 7c.
Not many, so come quick.
Ladies' sunbonnets made of per
cales, ginghams, etc., always 25c, at
Other lots at 17c and 21c, all way
below real value.
Early buyers are apt to get the best selection. Come and
bring the family.
L. S. McCabe & Co.
1720, 1722, 1724. 1726, 1723 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 Cf QH
them heavy enough to wear next fall, reduced to. . . . JUsOU
Roys suits, our nobby styles that sold heretofore at $12, Q Qf
$14, and $16, guaranteed in every respect 7s5JU
Men's trousers, unrestricted choice of any pant, $6, A Eft
$5.75, and $5.50, all in TsUU
Bovs and girls Tarn O'Shanters, in crash, duck, OC.
and linen fcUU
Crash and Straw Hats Less Than Costt
Men's and boys and children's hats, $1, 75c and 50c 25C
25o straw hats f5C
1804 Second Avenue
"As the campers homeward fly,
And the autumn days draw nigh.
You will need more of the necessaries of life."
The Best Place
And at the lowest prices Is at
Fancy rolled oatmeal, 11 pouids for 2Se
Yeast foam So
S. 3. Apple s Leader codec, worth 17H- It '4c
8. J. Apple's Special codec worth 25c.. 1714c
Santa Claus soap, 9 bars for. , 2J
Kapo White soap. 10 bars 2Sc
Brick cheete, by tbe brick 12Hc
We carry the choicest line of coffees
and eggs a speciality. Give us a trial order and be convinced that our
goods are tbe best and tbe cheapest in the three cities. Telephone orders
promptly attended to. .Yours for good goods and lowest prices.
Improved Beck Lebanon
Will wash anything from a Handkerchief to a circus
tent easy, and do it right. See them at,
Phil S. Wilcher,
Hardware and Stoves. Guns and Amunition.
imported Piques Sacrificed.
Up to 40c values at 121c and 9o a
yard. yes. 9 and 12 J c This lot in
cludes all the fine patterns in plain
white and fancy colored piques, the
season's most desirable shirt waist
materials, all go, all, and in two lots
at 9c and 12 jc a yard.
Great purchase of white goods at
Monday morning we place on sale
a very special purchase of fancy lace
stripe white goods, none worth less
than 12 c, your choice all while they
last at 6 a yard.
Black Velvet Ribbons
19c, Z5e and 3Sc a Tard.
These three prices in black velvet
ribbons represent the three desirable
widths so much in demand for ties
and trimmings and are Absolutely the
best values in satin back velvet rib
bon ever shown hereabouts. No
more at these prices when this lot is
New Black Crepons.
First showing of high class im
ported crepons for fall and winter
wear. The indications are that the
choice patterns in black crepons will
be very scarce before the season ad
vances far. An early selection will
securo better value and better style
than possible to get later on.
to Find Thei
S. J. Apple s cash grocery.
Gold Dust, large size package 15o
Catsup per bottle So
liaklng soda. I pound package bo
Dairy butter from 1Z0 to 7hio
Rye flour 35a
Kje meal 8K0
and teas in the city. Choice butter
1103 Third Avenue.
303 Twentlet St re it.