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THE AB&TJS. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1899.
Is a good p'ace for you to go. Any one who has
bought furniture or carpets here will tell j'ou
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
CARNIVALS IN ORDER
HELD FOR ALLEN'S MURDER.
Fred Shenkel, Aged 34, Voder Arrest
Proposition as to the
of the River Spec
I;LIFE CRUSHED OUT,
A. J. Allen was killed in the Cbica-1
Revival Buflngton & Quincy pomphouse, I August
near Whitehall, about noon Aur. 30.
Fred Shenkel, aged 24 years, -was ar
rested in bed at the home of bis fath
er. Fred Shenkel, at Whitehall yester-
'dap. chT-fT(4 with thp mnrdpr nf Al-I
BEING DISflTTSRTm TO nAVTOTPfTRT ' Ion on. i : k r -m ;;i
- m . , . - ua 1 La baa V a VA-i. I.UU I All.
Allen died in the evening of the day
Kock I-.iand Mar lie Aikrtl to Join Hands i c-i i i j . t "
'seiousness. Shenkel, daring the same
rreientinc me Jllost ISrUllant
By a Burlington
FALLS ASLEEP ON THE TKACZ.
L. S. McCabe & Co.
Seen -Hereaboclj Could freshment rnnm and a crnlA fn'm
Encircle a Section of the Water with ! was tendered in settlement". When
Lights. asked where he got the gold coin, he
These are the days of carnivals and.rePlie.d frm his employer. On the
- . t m nr n i n it Allan wa a ,1 1 ,1 T- 1 ha KaH
carnivals, i nere are street lair car
nivals and corn carnivals and other
kinds of carnivals. A citizen of Dav
enport who was in Rock Island to
day spoke of a revival of the old time
river carnival, but on a broader scale
iu every way than in former years.
The suerrestion now Is that " Hack
Island and Davenport go in together
oa a water event, and a king for
the occasion be elected on one side
of the river and a qneen on the other.
The plan further is to make the river
front on each side of the river a blaze
of light, including in this feature the
two bridges, which would complete an
Unbroken circle of rnili:inr Unth
Davenport nd Kock Island now have M
tine river fronts. Kock Island's is tine,
morning Alien was murdered he had
exhibited a number of $ 20 gold pieces
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL.
A. M. Bruner is in Rockford.
Dr. S. II. Miller is in Hampton.
James Campbell is in St. I.ouis.
C. A. Atkinson is in Burlington,
Homer Lowry is visiting in Port
Miss Clara Hass is back from Min
neapolis. James Allen has gone f;r a visit at
his old home in Quincy.
iss Bertha Glockhoff, of Musca
, is visiting in the citv.
Always the Leaders in
(ten & SaMann
Cor. Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue.
comp eted and Davenport's will be K3y. W. S. Marquis and sons. Willie
shortly, and each city is in a position aml Stewart, went to Delcvau, Wis.
to make a line anoeamnou on th' ........
water front I a Mrs. auulow are in
... . I the city after an extended stav at the
Othrr Kind of Festivals. I . J
t i r it , . I seashore.
Kod J. McDonald, the amuse nent i . .
promoter, who made Moline's fair a I Mr"0V V K,T "iV "On.l.ur
suceess, was in Kock Island today ance . of Bunnell. III., are visiting in
looking over the ground here. He j tbe C!fv-
would like to put in a street fair or J Mrs. Ferdinand lloldorf has re
csrnival here the third wet-k in Octo- i turned from a visit with Mrs. George
ber. following the Dubuque fair, but 1 Nulton in Chicago,
how the proposition t ill bs received Mr. and Mrs F. C. Denkmann re
remains to be seen. There are some turned lat niht from a 2-weeks' stav
in and about Mackinac, Mich.
K. II. Guver and family and Miss
Prentiss have returned from 'their
outing at the northern lake resorts.
Mrs. C. C. Blanchett and daughter.
Miss Lottie, of Mandan. X: D., are
visiting J. C. Blanchett and family.
Aid. G. W. Aster and W. ('. Mauck
er and their two pons left last night to
fi-h fur 10 days in Northern Wiscon-
New Dress1 Goods.
Away back in May we figured on
your needs for fall dresses, waists.
skirts and for school dresses. Twen
ty-nine years buying for tri-city
trade has taught us tri-citv wants.
i We took our pick from the best the
I big distributors of .New York. Boston,
Philadelphia and Chicago had to of-
I fer. These are hints cf this week's
At 25 Cents a Yard.
Thirty-two different styles in new
plaids, checks, serges, new French
coverts in all colors excellent for
i school dresses; some made to sell at
hica-louc' none worm less man ooc; reauy
weeu ior vour cnoosins? ai zoc a
him I mtooenis a iaru.
I Tnentv different stvles newest nov-
Body Found X.jng Uetween the Balls
on Twenty-second Street, the Head Ter
ribly Mutilated Unfortunate on Bis
Way to Atkinson, Where He Had Secured
August Kneuvels, a Belgian, aged
S2 vears, who came to Kock Island j
two weeks ago from Buda, IJ1.
iro. Burlington &Quincv railroad I this week for your choosing at 25c
seven freight cars running over
and nrnahinrr hw hAfil t Ci o niltn.
The bod v was found at .r:45 o'clock eltie and plaids for ladies' and chil
this morning bv James Watson, who (dren's dresses, waists and skirts.
boards on Twentv-secona street snai'"-'"""'-UUU5"i""
who favor an attraction of some kind 1
on the street fair plan' tbi season.
Others there are who think it is too
late for this rear.
Clark C. Doughty. Mr. McDonald's
secretary, has arranged for a festival
at Schuetzen park, Davenport, two
weeks hence in honor of Dewey's re
turn, and in theeventt.f the acquittal
of Dreyfus, to celebrate the triumph j
oi jusiice in the same connection.
- Golf Goods,
K. P. Denkmaun left last night for
itinera! oi .Martin j-.rb.s. men- , La Crcsse. Wis., frcm which place he
whose sin!. leu death, which ; will go to Chicajro anil thence to New
loik and other eastern cities on a
Mrs. C F. Gaetjer and children arc
home after an extended visit at
Winona, Minn. Thev were acconi-
bv Miss Mina Kohweder, a
relative of Mrs. Gaetjer.
was uueio liiiuniiuaiory rheumatism,
was made in The Aitucs last night,
will be held from the residence, Z.i20
Fifth avenue, at 2 o'clock tomorrow
afternoon. Mr. Krbs had for 12 years
conducted a meat market on Fifth ave- pauied
nue and was weu and favorably
known, the news of his demise being
a shock to his frien ls. He was Ss
years of ago and is survive! bv his
wife and three children, Minnie, "ll.ius
and Joseph. Mr. Krbs was a member
of Camp J'J, M. W. A., and Kock Island
! lod-re, So. 18, I. O. O. F.
j uu?CJUIUC II lil&lVZL CillCl IjllUCU
i about sixtv of her High school friends
Base Ball Goods,
Sundries and Repairs,
1730 Second avenue and 202 Eighteenth street, Rock Island.
The Popular Silver Leal Tea,
For sale only by W. C. MAUCKER, dealers In
genera! 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 cf the MAY CROP.
Second. It haa been clearly demonstrated by the largest and best Tea
Growers that the onlr way to attain perfection in the Tea Plant is to GKOW
IT ON THE MIDLANDS.'where it does not atuia a rank growth.
Third. The oil of the SILVER LEAF DISTRICT is conceded to be the
Ti3het and best adapted to the peculiar wants of the TEA PLANT, giving
tha TEA when matured the highest combination of STRENGTH and FLA-
Fourth. Tbe growers and pickers of these goods have a standing offer
o: 11.000 (one thousand dollars) to am sne finding the SILVER LEAF TEA
" Wbe anything but ABSOLUTELY TUBE AND WHOLESOME.
Call at the above named store and get a FREE SAMPLE.
The local packets made theii daily
trips to port.
The Saturn brought down eight
strings of logs.
The J. W. Van Sant brought down
a tow of eight strings of logs and four
strings of lumber.
The stage of water at the Rock Isl
and bridge at 6 a. in. was 3.35 and at
noon it was 3.40. The temperature
at noon was 82.
The Mountain Belle came down
with 10 strings of logs and eight
stiings of lumber. The Lizzie Gard
ner brought down eight strings of
Boats down were the Satellite, Mary
B., Monarch, Mac, Ruth, Lydia Van
Sant, Lizzie Gardner and Hennepin;
up. the Ilenuepin. Pilot, Satellite,
Saturn and Lizzie Gardner.
VERY RESPECTFULLY YOURS,
W. C. MAUCKER.
Clocks at All Stations.
The Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
Railway company has arranged fcr
Western Union clocks at all of its sta
tions, to be corrected daily by the
government observatory at Washing
ton, D. C. As the time will be abso
lutely correct this will be appreciated
by tile traveling public.
Herman Anplequist and Miss Hadda
Erickson and J. C Swanson and Miss
Agnes Engdahl, all of this citv, were
passengers on this morning's Peoria
train for Galesburg, at which place,
it is understood, there will be a dou
ble wedding today.
The regular examination for clerk
and carrier at ihc Rock Island post
office will be held at the postoQice
building Saturda?, November IS,
Applications must be filed with the
secretary prior to the hour of closing
business Oct. 23. For blanks and in
formation apply to
D. F. Kkell, Secretary.
To whom it may concern: Notice
is hereby given that the partnership
composed of John Stroehle and Daniel
Crowley, and known as Stroehle &
Crowley, contractors, is and has for
some time been disso ved by mutual
consent, and persons dealing with
either party must govern themselves
accordingly. Jonx Strokhle.
Iog 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 60
cents at T. H. Thomas' drug store.
B,, y Its K.cd Yea Haw kmn loigl
at a watermelon cut at the home of
her parents, Capt. and Mrs. W. II.
Whisler. 715 Twentv-second street
Hon. William McEnirv, wife and
son. returned this morning from thei
2-weeks' trip 'to Denver, Colorado
Springs, Manitou, Idaho Springs and
other points of interest and pleasure
in the west. air. Mchnirv reports
mining and other industries in the
west in a prosperous condition.
Adam Buck paid $1 and costs for
The case of Hugh Conwell, Jr.
charged with larcenv, was continued
until tomorrow morning.
Charles Am merman was lined ?7
and costs and Frank Alexander f3
on charges of assault and batterv
They had a light at Murray's saloon on
Second avenue last night.
....... ... e . . . .
William vnn was today held in
$500 bonds to the grand jury on
chanre of burglary. He broke into
the works of the Novelty Manufactur
ing company on Twenty-fourth street,
stealing tools valued at $3.
Ed Murphy and William Kelly, two
of the 10 bums rounded up near the
Kock Island road a ice house on 1 vrcn.
tv-ninth street 3'esterday afternoon
were given 30 davsfor vagrancy. Tae
rest were told to leave these parts for
A horse attached to Kachman's, the
grocer's, delivery wagon, ran away on
rifceentn street last night. .o dam
Krell & Math's delivery horse took
a lively spurt down Twentv-second
street this morning, becoming fright
ened at a piece of paper in the street,
The horse was captured on Third ave
nue and seventeenth street. No one
was hurt or any damage done.
Thirty Day 1U
On excursion tickets via the P. D.
& E. railway Thursday, Sept. 14, sold
at cheap rates to those taking ad
vantage of this home visitors' excur
sion, which includes almost all Ohio
and Indiana points, principal among
which are Cincinnati, Dayton, Ham
ilton. Toledo. Put-in-Bay and Colum
bus, Ohio; Indianapolis, Ft. Wayne
and Logansgort. Ind., and Louisville.
Ky. Call on ticket agent for particu
lars or address G. A. Smith, G. A.,
A Frightful Itlonder
Will often cause a horrible burn.
scald, cut or bruise. Bticklen's Arnica
salve, the best in tbe world, will kill
the pain and promptly heal it. Cures
old sores, ulcers, boils, felons, corns.
all skin eruptions. Best pile cure on
earth. Only 25 cents a box. Cure
guaranteed." Sold by I Iaru & Ulle
Tbe healing properties of Banner
Salve are truly marvelous. It is a
thorough antiseptic and heals all
wounds, cut ! and burns without leav
ing a scar.
was on uis way to worK, waising
north toward Second avenue. The
bodv was lying between the rails of
the" Burlington track entering the
company's new depot grounds. Wat
son hailed Tony Harper, who was
passing on a wheel, and the latter
went to police headquarters and
notified the officers, who sum
moned Coroner L. V. Eckhart.
Kneuvels, since he came to the citj',
made his home with his cousin, Mrs.
Ei Van Devoorde, on Sixth street and
Ninth avenue. He left there at 1
o'clock yesterday aftt-rnoon, saying
he was g'oig to Atkinson, 111., where
he had secured employment. The
supposition is that he became intoxi
cated and went to sleep under a
string of cars on the Burlington de
pot site. Watson said he saw him
last evening in the Burlington yards,
and he acted as though he had been
How Fatality Occurred.
Joseph T. Supple, night yard mas
ter, said that at 10:30 last night a
switch engine in charge of Engineer
William Johnson pulled the string
out into the main yards and afterward
returned fire other cars into the de
pot property. But he had no knowl
edge of the accident until the finding
of the body this morning.- The
theory is tbat Kneuvels was killed
when the string of seven cars was
Kaeuvels was single, ilis nearest
relative is a brother, Arthur, whose
home is at llant, Minn. The body
was taken to Knox s undertakin
rooms, where it was prepared for
burial, and where the inquest was
held, lhe funeral will be held at J
o'clock tomorrow morning from St
The coroner's iury, W. A.Giles,
foreman; J. S. Bruner, Charles Morri
son, W. N. Ilanna, G. W. Sample and
V . B. Bruner. returned a verdict
holding it as its belief that Kucuvel
death was due to his own careless
PUSHED INTO ARMS OF DEATH.
L'nknown Man Killed Ity a Rock Island
Train at Davenport.
An unknown man, believed to have
been pushed off the rear car of a west
bound Kock Island passenger train,
was killed by a freight train passing
in the opposite direction on tilth be
tween liradv and i erry streets, m
D.ivenport, at ! o'clock last night.
The body was horribly mutilated.
In the dead man s possession was
found a return ticket to Cedar Rapids,
from which place he came on the La-
bar day excursion to the tri-citics, and
missing the excursion train, the the
ory of the Davenport authorities is.
was attempting to steal a ride home
last night. Mrs. Lena Aldehn claims
shesaw two men scutllingon the pas
sengeF train near the spot where the
bodv was found.
George Slater, a colored porter on
the train on which the unfortunate
was riding, was arrested today and is
being held pending the finding of the
coroner's inquest, which is in progress
this afternoon. It is thought that
Slater in ejecting the stranger from
the train pushed him with such force
that he rolled beneath the wheels of
the passing freight.
Camp No. 29, .01. W. A., Attention.
All members are notified to be at
their hall Thursday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.
m. sharp to attend the funeral of de
ceased neighbor, M. Erbs.
L. Oiige, V. C.
S. Matiisox. Clerk.
S " I mm till c!I!nt The " Bet Tonic. nd S
S reiterate mr former statement To ir worth.
S If everr one couid know if cs I do, yoa would St
DC auDie to apply the dcmna. bcim
S ed nvr wife life." J
nv wile s life. Joctn M
S Drncsist, Bridcepon, Cons.
At all drug tores.
At 79 Cents a Yard.
Choice of 46-inch stylish camel's
hair plaids in all the wanted colors.
Others at 89c, iSc and f 1.25.
At SI a Yard.
New cheviots in blues, browns,
dark red, greens and two-toned chevi
ots, the genuine rough kind.
New cloths for tailor-made suits
Vanadia in all shades. Egida, Victoria
cloth, broadcloth, etc.
Never so varied an assortment of
crepons before. These rich and effec
tive fall fabrics are in greater favor
than ever. We bought early, anticipat
ing the advanced prices that rule now,
and offer them (as is always the case
here) for less than others ask.
Fine quality black English serge 26
inch school umbrellas, steel rod, loop
handles, each, He.
This is a department in which we
take most special pride pride in the
great variety pride in the satisfac
tion to customers pride in the large
amount of our sales. And we never
tire of getting new things and special
For this week it's the 'Standby
Corsec." Fully re-inforced double
side sections, fine watch spring steels,
absolutely unbreakable, while flexible
and elastic to every motion of the
bod. Good as most dollar corsets,
all sizes in black, white and drab, 50c
each, 50c. Remember the "Standby
Great big roomy rattan rucking
chairs, 100 of them, Monday and while
they last, 2.97 each. We don't like
to restrict the quantity, but really
must not sell more than two to one
In "our Carpet Annex, Eighteenth
Sixty-seven different kinds of janli
niers, many of them only to bo had
here. The range of decorations, size,
price, enables us to suit any require
ment. Prices range from 10c to f 10.
Good si.ed jardiuiers iu colors and
Finely glazed jardiniers 29c.
Tokinabi jardiniers, worth $1.75,
New style, heavy stippled gold on
nile and rod-brown grounds, 35c and
Plain Indigo blue twilled shirting.
10c, our price, per yard
Did You See
the Fall Shapes?
Also Tiger Cham
pion and Bulls' Eye
Brands. All Union
SOMMERS & LaVELLE.
1804 Second Avenue
The Old Fashioned Pumps
Are rapidly being replaced by
pumps of modern construction
We make a specialty of this sort
of work, and want to furnish
estimates to everybody. We
have special facilities and we can
afford to give special terms.
112 West Seventeenth Street.
Pit II S. Wilcher,
Telephone 1276 303 Twentieth Stmt.