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THE ABGrUS, MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 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 home to get assortment or
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
Glemann k Salzmann
Cor. Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue
Base Ball Goods,
Sundries and Repairs.
1730 Second avenue and 202 Eighteenth street, Rock Island.
The Popular Silver Leaf Tea.
For sale only by W. C. MAUCKER, dealers In
general merchandise. Fine Teas
and Coffees a specialty.
To Lovers of Pure Teas.
Kindlv read the following facts, and yon will clearly perceive why the
SILVER LEAF TEA has justly become so 'popular:
First. It it 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 any ene finding the SILVER LEAF TEA
to be anything but ABSOLUTELY PURE AND WHOLESOME.
Call at the above named store and get a FREE SAMPLE.
VERY RESPECTFULLY YOURS,
W. C. MAUCKER.
COMPLAINT OF LABOR
Claimed Union Men Are Discrim
inated Against at the
MRS. MARY A. SEXTON DIES.
TEI-CITY CONGRESS TAKES ACTION.
Delegates a Committee to Wait on Super
intendent Robert McFarlane and Obtain
HIa Reasons for Bis Alleged Partiality
to Non-Union Workmen Other Blatters
Complaint was made to the Tri-
City Labor congress, at its executive
session yesterday afternoon at tne m
dustrial Home building, that union
labor bad been discriminated against
on the reservoir construction. Rob
ert McFarlane, who is serving as su.
perintendent on the work as the ap
pointee of Mayor McConochie, is the
. i i i j - . . i
one ai wnom couipiaini, was uireuieu.
It was claimed that' he had given em
ployment to non-union men in prefer
ence to members of the Federal Labor
union. The congress appointed
committee to wait on Mr. McFarlane
and secure bis reasons for his alleged
It was a highly animated meeting
of the congress. JNone but delegates
were permitted in the hall. President
Kenton Davis was in tne cnair and L,
O. Jahns officiated as secretary in the
absence of George E. Morgan. J. W.
Cline, of St Louis, organizer for the
International Tppographical union,
was an invited guest at the meeting.
Mr. Clme is here owing to tne lock'
out at the Davenport Republican office
The congress extended its sympathy
and moral support to the Republican
printers who were replaced by men
secured in Chicago.
The socialist labor party asked that
its delegates be given seats in the
congress, but the request was de
The appointment of a business
agent for the congress was deferred
A communication was received
from the Moline Retail Clerks' union.
in which it stated that there were
several store in that town that re
fused to abide by the agreement to
close at s pec i tied nours.
HURT BY EXPLODING CAS.
Miss Hannah Murphy a Victim of an Ac
Miss Hannah Murphy, aged 17, t
servant at the home of Mr. and Mrs
Robert Bennett, 2016 Fourth avenue
was the victim of a gas explosion Sat
urdav, receiving painful, though not
serious, injuries about the face. Miss
Murphy was engaged in baking bread
in the gas stove. It is supposed she
tirst turned on the jet and then went
for a match. When she struck the
match the escaping gas exploded.
Miss Murphy has gone to her home in
Coal alley, to remain until sue re
covers from her injuries.
VISITORS FROM ROCKFORD
Three Train Loads Coming to Rock Isl
and Next Sunday.
Next Sunday occurs the excursion
from Rockford to this city under the
auspices of tbe Jswedish Music and
Sick Benefit Fund of Rockford. There
will be three train loadrof visitors,
who will travel over the Milwaukee.
The lirst is scheduled to arrive at 8 in
the morning, the second at 9 and the
third at 11. Returning the last train
will leave Rock Island at 11 p. m.
Changes at the Burlington.
11. F. Bowker, .who for some time
has. been night clerk for the Barling
ton, has been transferred to clerk in
the roundhouse. H. C. Sanford, of
the freight house, takes Mr. Bowker's
place. Charles O. rtelms will here
after sell tickets and preside at the
ticker" in place of H. C. Cain, who
has resigned. Harry Porter succeeds
Mr. Tselnia as order clerk, wbue r red
dy Tollard will carry the car account
ant s booK. w. w. Adams mis tne
place formerly held by Mr. Pollard in
Division Agent Mack's office.
Doctors to Meet.
Dr. E. S. Bowman, secretarv of the
Iowa and Illinois Central District
Medical association, is mailing notices
of the next meeting of that body, to
be held atSchuetzen park, Davenport,
Thursday, Aug. 24. Dinner will be
served at 12:30, and during the after
noon officers will be elected, a paper
giving a history of the association
will be read by Dr. lx. L. i-yster, oi
this city, and the report of the com
mittee on cerebro-spinal meningitis
will be presented and discussed.
Von May Bend the Saplng, But Not the Tree.
When disease has become chronic
ard deep seated it is often difficult to
cure it. That is the reason why it is
best to take Hood a Sarsaparilla when
disease first shows itself in pim
ples, headaches, indigestion or other
troubles which tell of poor blood,
weak stomach or disordered liver or
kidneys. This great medicine regu
lates the whole system. It never dis
Hood's Pills are the favorite family
Immediate relief from summer
complaint and bowel troubles. Mull's
Lightning Specific. Doctors prescribe
it." It's guaranteed. 25 cents at T.
ing from any kidney trouble that a J
safe, sure remedy "is Foley's Kidney i
Care. Guaranteed or money refunded. '
. Passes Away After aa Illness of Long Du
Mrs. Mary A. Sexton, widow of the
late Timothy Sexton, died at 4:30 yes
terday morning at her home, 806
Third avenue, after long suffering
from stomach trouble, one had been
ailing for about five years, and was
seized with tbe fatal attack one month
ago. Mrs. Sexton was in her 62d
year, a native of Utica, X. Y., her
maiden name being Mary Ann Hoi
leran. She was numbered among tbe
pioneer residents of tbe city, her
marriage to Mr. Sexton occurring
here Feb. 11, 1861. Mrs. Sexton
while thoroughly a home woman, had
a wide circle of friends, who will grieve
at ber death, and whose sympathies
will go out to the children in their
loss of a most devoted and loving
mother. Tbe surviving children, all
of whom live in Rock Island, are: Mrs,
Charles O'Hare, Michael II.. Thomas
W.. John P.. William T., Agnes
Josephine, George W. and J. B. Sex
ton. Mrs. Sexton also leaves two
sisters, Mrs. Margaret Cullinan, of
bedalia. Mo., and Mrs. William Mc
Guinn. of this city. The funeral will
be held at 9 o'clock tomorrow morn
ing from St. Joseph's church.
LILLIAN LEWIS IS DEAD
DECIDE -TO LOCATE,
An Actress Who Was Well Known In Rock
The dispatches from Prairie Lake
Minn., contain brier mention or i
death to which there attaches consid
erable local interest, being that of
Lillian Lewis, the actress, who was
managed from Rock Island for a year
or so by the late C. C. Knell, when he
had charge of Harper's theatre.
Miss Lewis died Saturday. She was
a victim of consumption. She was
about 45 years of age. - Her remains
have been taken bv her brother, J? red
Monle, and her daughter, Tott Lewis,
to her old home at Emporium, Pa.,
where the interment will take place
Miss Lewis in her palmy days was
a prominent personage before the
footlights in the west. She was an emo
tional actress of great ability and with
her beauty and commanding figure
and frivolous manner attracted more
than ordinarv attention in the towns
where she plaved. She figured in
numerous sensational episodes.
FAIR WILL SOON BEGIN.
Only Two More Weeks I'ntU the Moline
It is just two more weeks until the
big Moline free street fair and mid
way will open. Then one of the grand'
est sights that was ever witnessed in
this section will be seen.
Promoter McDonald and the differ
ent committees are working night and
day to make a suceess of the fair, and
it is safe ti tay they have .almost ac
lhere are to te three queens oi tbe
floral paade cne from each of the
three citif s, Moline, Rock Island and
Davenport. Thejueens are to be se
lected by popular vote. It costs noth
ing to vote. iSame your choice on
the following blank and send it to
The Auous olhce:
My choice for tbe Rock Island queen
of tne floral parade is
The stage of water at the Rock Isl
and bridge at 6 a. m. was 2.70 and
at noon it was 2.6o. The temperature
at noon was 74.
Travel over the Rock Island bridge
yesterdav: root, north l.los, south
1.172; total 2.32o. Teams, north 615,
south 652; total 1,297. Street cars,
north 85, south 82; total 167.
The John II. Douglas brought down
32 strings of lumber.
The J. W. v an ant came down
with a tow of 16 strings of logs and
lb strings oi lumber.
1 he Lafayette Lamb brought down
32 strings oi logs.
.Boats down were the Isaac staples.
Pathfinder, Lydia Van Sant; up, the
Pilot, Zalus Davis and R. J. Wheeler.
The Winona and Verne Swain were
in and out of port.
AUGUST CLEARING SALE.
Shoes Mast Move, and Low Prices Prevail,
at the Boston.
It will pav anyone to attend our
August clearing shoe sale, as we are
making deep cuts, and shoes have to
move. We need the money, and you
need the shoes, and a little money
goes a long way. The Boston.
Bismarck's Iron Nerve
Was the result of his splendid
health. Indomitable will and tre
mendous energy are not .found where
stomach, kidney .a and bowels are out
of order. If you want these qualities
and the success they bring, use Dr.
King's New Life Pills. Thev develop
every power of brain and body. Only
25 cents at Hartz & Ullemeyer's drug
A Bole In His Heel.
A hole in bis right heel enabled a
negro workman In tbe diamond fields
of South Africa to secrete and steal
gems to tbe value of f 273, 000. These
be expressed in small parcels of fruit
to a cousin In Kins William's Town,
In the extreme south of Africa, from
wfcleh place both recently departed for
Dog days. Don't run any risk.
Keep a bottle of Mull's Lightning Pain
Killer with you. Kills any pain in
stantly internal or external. saves
life. Doctors prescribe it. 25 and 50
cents at T. H. Thomas drug store.
VIeitairtn Nunc tn Orion nn Ararl.
I emv in Rock Isl-
SECUEE TEMPORARY QUARTERS.
Reynolds Homestead on Fifth Avenue
Is Leased and Will be Taken Possession
of the First or Next Month Sisters Ex.
pected Here In a Few Days W1U Have a
Rev. J. F. Lockney, of Sacred Heart
Catholic church; received advices to
day from Maysville, Ky.. that it had
been definitely determined by the
visitation nuns, two representatives
of which order recently paid a visit to
Rock Island, to open a ladies' academy
When the nuns were here, while
much impressed with the location,
they experienced no little difficulty in
securing desirable quarters for a tem
porary borne for their school, but are
greatly pleased now since they have
obtained the Reynolds homestead on
Fifth avenue, which has been lease 1.
To Open In September.
Father Lockney stated that he ex
pected a delegation of the nuns here
within a few days. His understand
ing is that they are to open their
school Sept. 1. As heretofore stated
in The Akgl's, the coming here of the
Visitation Nuns doubtless will be
a valuable acquisition to the city,
as eventually they will erect a home
of their own, and in time, as has been
the history of the order's convents in
other cities, they will have a large
FUND IS NOW COMPLETE.
Subscriptions for the Harry Maxwell Ve
hicle Reach the Total of MO.
The subscriptions for the llarrv
Maxwell vehicle fund were closed this
morning, having reached a total of
$60. Of this all but $2.75 has been
collected, and those who have not yet
maaeineir contrioutions are requested
to leave same at place where subscrip
tion list was signed, or hand the same
to C. E. Hodgson, to whom funds
have been turned ver. The vehicle,
which is to be a rubber-tired tricycle,
ballbearing, manipulated and guided
bylevers, has been ordered through
Fred Lloydjand is expected daily from
Chicago. The total subscriptions are
S. S. Davis SJ.OOiA friend Hi 00
Charles M Hodgson 1.00 Cash 25
LS. McEnsny 1.00 W. H. Cat ton 50
D. K. Noftsker. 1.00 Cash 55
S. H. Zimmerman..
Mrs. George Price
I. S. White
W. H. Marshall....
F. W. Bahn.s-n....
T. F. McNevln.....
R. a. Donaldson...
W. U Mclntyre....
C. B. Marshall
A. P. Dauber
H. D. Folsom
M. H. Sexton
T. H. Thomas
Mrs J. u. collier.
C. W. Hawes 50
A. Mosentelder. . .. .50
Thomas Gruning. .. .25
v: u. nyie 25
1 G. A
John T. Stafford.. .50
O. P. Olsen 25
lieorea Wsener.Jr l.oO
25!Gustav Stengel 1.00
1.00J. W. Schauta, Jr. 1 00
..VijFred Llod 1.00
.50! W. A. Kobb 1.00
.25;C. P. Skinner 50
.25,C. A. Spencer 1.00
.Solo. F. Schmidt 1.00
,.25iJames F. Robinson 1 00
.50;Harry Potts 25
Kdi'h Kendall 50 J W Graham 50
Guy Bowman 1 00 Cash 2 00
Frank Marti a. 1 00 Cash 50
M Loeb .25 J H Morrison. 50
J. G. Blythe 1 00 Ibomu Riece 50
Ardie Bradford... .25 Cash 25
G Bromley t.. .25 Cash , 25
Cash 10 Ralph Haverstick. .50
C W Negus 1 00;Passi(f Bros 25
Doctor 25 H B Simmon 50
H.yes &. Cleavel'd 1 00 F P Goldsmith SO
K K l-armenter 1 wiC Helpensudl 1 O0
Wright & Barber.. .50The London 100
W 11 Gest Jr 1 00 L V Kokhart 50
Claire E. Rice 25!MayCrl 25
J. H. Park i... .so. Weld A; Olmxtead. .50
Cash 25 j Woman's Veteran
James Given 50 Relief Union.... 2.00
Cash 60; Miss R -th Von
H. B. Huibard 501 Koeckrit. fin
ie:iru-iey & uauey i.u ur. miquoI i.or.
ituiu ........ ,fi. ariour wuuams,.. .zo
Cash VJohn Farrell 55
casn zn neroert Churchill .&
j. u. iterscn auj
To Cleanse the System
Effectually vet Pentlv. when nnnMirA
or bilious, to permanently overcome
1 1 i 1 . . .
nauituai constipation, to awaken the
Kidneys and liver to a Healthy activi
ty, without irritatinrr or wankenincr
- - - - r 1
them, to dispel headaches, colds, or
. r, . -,. . .
ievers, use oyrup or rigs, made by
tne uamornia rig yrup company.
When Von Ride Your Wheel"
Always shake Into your shoes Allen's
foot-iase, a powder for the feet. It
keeps your feet cool, prevents sweat,
ing feet, and makes yonr endurance
ten-iold greater. Over ore million
wheel people are using Allen's Foot-
use. J. bey all praise it. It gives
rest ana comiort to smarting, bot,
swollen, aching, feet and is a certain
cure for ingrowing nails. At all
druggists and shoe stores. 25 cents.
Sample free by mail. Address Allen
S. Olmsted, Le Eoy. N. Y.
BIG AUGUST CLEARING SALE.
Here are a few blocks from the hundreds of bargains going this week
downright, unhesitating, profit-sacrificing, August Clearing Sale.
Blisses' Black Cotton
Sizes 5 to 8H. 8 pairs
W omens' seamless
black hose, pair.. 4c
Worth up to 1 at S9e
Wrappers worth up to
Si nt :q.
Fancy ruffled and
Lot 1 Worth up to W.
Lot S Worth uo to
ST. 50. at S3 5
Lot 3 Worth up to
12. at SII 87
Ladies' suits 83.0M,
Simmer Silk Waists.
Were 13.75. SI, SX. fl.
choioe for..... 4
"Do you think Dolly's fiance loves
'Indeed he docs. Why, he went and
made love to that pretty Allbrlzht drL
Just to ge Dolly a 'chance to cut her
out." Collier Weekly.
Are PTand, but skin emotion rob
life of joy. Bucklen's Arnica Salve
cures them; also old running and
fever sores, ulcers, boils, felons,
corns, warts, cuts, bruises, burns,
scalds, chapped bands, chilblains.
Best pile cure on earth. Drives out
pains and aches. Only 25 cents
a box. Cure guaranteed. Sold by
Hartz & Ullemeyer, druggists.
Why be bothered with this annoy
ing complaint when Banner Salve will
cure you? 25c
iTbe Imi Vos Haw Alois BagSt
l.OOO Yards Choice
1 to 4 Inches wide. 8c
to 18o values, all at
per yard ,...Sc
Forty dozen Turkish
towels at HcandlOc.
usually 124c and 14c.
Two other lots at
ltte and a So which
we offer to close at
just about one-half.
At lO O'Clock Each
Fine brown sheetiotrs.
S'i yards w ide . . tHc
5e Summer Silks.
Per yard 95e
(1 acd (1.25 fancy taf-
Black dress Koods Stfe
$1.18 black ere pons 89c
Stevens' Crashes SO
Per Cent Below
920 yds brown linen
crash. Seyd. value7c.
775 yds brown linen
crash. 6eyd. val Ho.
850 yds brown linen
crash 7e yd. value Uo.
900 yds brown linen
crash Ho yd. val loo
1000 yards crash c yd,
750 yds crash 9c yd.
Others nt 10c. 12c
and 14c an actual
saving of fully 30 per
3-quart coffee pots, at
4 o'clock each dav.
while they last, ea 3e
3 to 4 O'clock Each
Short remnants of
per yard Ac
All Wool Inrraln
few to close at 36e
strr carpels, dollar
quality for 9c
While They Last.
Dark orirsndies. 32-
inch corded lawns,
Bedford cord piq
ues, light and dark
10c, 12SC 15c 18c.
2c, choice of all
for, per yard....Sc
curtains, each lSe
Window shades.. 7c
Men's percale shirts
Men's ties 15c
lOc. 48c. 1.45
for skirts worth up
Shirt Waists lOc,
3c, M7c. 88c.
S1.1S 1.S for
waists worth up to
Good feather pillows
81xMi bleaohed sheets
Corded top pillow
cases at He
bed quilts tHo
Fancy plaid hair rlb-
nons, worm ioc,
per yard 3c
at 1 1 o clock each
day 7 fie
Seven Styles Cor-
Fire were dollar
corsets, two weie
75c. alt the saf.e
and ioc ones at
4 and Kt
Good white cotton
oacts at 3o
Eugli-b senre um
brellas, while thev
last, at 1 1 o'clock
each day 14c
At lO O'Clock
Each morning and
utrain at 3 each
afternoon tin top
jelly glasses le
From 4 o'clock till
closing every day
during this sale,
Salsbury K. Sux-
ony and IVpervll
K line brown mus
lins, per yard . 4 c
lace stripe 6iie a
yard Instead of 12'fc
Spartan LL fine
brown muslin at 10
o'clock every day
at per yard. ...3ve
Boys' and Children's
ChiMs' vestee suits, 3 to 8, fa, $4.85 and $4.25, closing y g
Vestee suits. 3 to 8, $3.25, $2.75, $2.50 and $2.25, 1 7C
closing out Is
Boys' knee pant suits, 9 to 15, $5.75, $5.50, $5 and Q 7C
$4.25, closing out O.I iJ
Boys' knee pants that sold for 25c, 19c and 15c, closing
Mother's Friend waists, size 13 to 14, they sold at 50c,
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 to Find Thei
And at tbe lowest prices Is at S. J. Apple's cash grocery.
Fancy rolled oatmeal, II poucds for Z5o
Yeast foam 3c
S. J. Apple a Leader coffee, worth 'A. IWc
S.J. Apple's Special coffee, worth 25c. . 17!4c
rfanta Claus soap, 9 bars for. 25c
Kapo White soap. 10 bars 25c
Brick cheese, by the brick !2V4c
J Gold Dust, large size package l'
Catsup per bottle fJ
Baking soda, I pound package 5c
Dairy butter from i'-HO to 17tto
Rye flour Xo
Kje meal 2s
We carry the choicest line of coffees and teas in the city. Choice butter
and eggs a speciality. Give us a trial order and he convinced that our
goods are the best and tbe cheapest in the three cities. Telephone orders
promptly attended to. Yours for good goods and lowest prices.
S. J. APPLE
1103 Third Avenue.
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.
Telephone 1276 303 Twentieth Stmt,