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THE ABGTTS, TITUHSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 i 1899;
Was an adage of old. Good stock
makes good custom, is an adage
that applies to modern merchan
dising as carried on at Shields'
Cash Grocery. Comparisons and
calculations concerning cash and
credit have shown that the public
Advantages of the Cash
Pleased patrons, the kind that
stay are the ones that profit by the
continual bargain selling, not make
believe bargains, but the s teady,
every day, low price selling that
2600 Fifth Ave
Base Ball Goods,
Sundries and Repairs,
1730 Seeond avenue and 202 Eighteenth street, Rock Island.
YOU ADMIRE IT.
The best room is the bath room, if
the plumbing has been properly done.
You are sure to approve the work we
do for you. We take no chances,
leaTe no weak spots to break and cause
trouble, allow no opportunity for bad
odors or sewer gas. Our plumbing
insures health to the ' household, as
well as comfort and satisfaction.
FOR THE KITCHEN.
The preparation of delicions and
nourishing dishes is made easy when
the kitchen conveniences are ample.
We have plenty of cooking spoons,
forks, sonp ladles, etc., besides por
celain lined stewing and canning ket
tles, bread and cake pans to delight
Allen. Myeifs & Conffianv
Opposite Harper House.
AN ATHLETIC CLUB.
Students of the Rock
High School Organize.
BEET STONE ELECTED PRESIDENT.
Ad Association to Promote Seasonable
Pastimes, of Which Principal J. F. Dar
by Will Scire as Director Constitution
and Ity-laws Adopted Tri-City Tourna
The Rock Island High School Ath
letic association has been organized
with the following ofhcers:
President Bert Stone.
Vice President Miss Gertrude Don
Secretary Miss Grace Stafford.
Treasurer Tom Totten.
Football Manager Hoy Jens.
Principal J. t. Darby, who is an
enthusiast on athletic sports, has en
couraged the young folks in their or
ganization, of which he will 6erve as
director. A constitution and by-laws
prepared by Mr. Darby have been
adopted. Copies will be forwarded to
the Davenport and Mo line High
schools accompanied bv the sugges
tion that thev form associations simi
lar to the one in Rock Island, in order
that tri-city tournaments may be ar
Forming a Football Team.
The Rock Island association starts
out with a good membership, which
is open to both sexes. Monthly dues
are charged and the organization
placed on a self-sustaining basis. The
boys are now engaged in farming
football team, with which they expect
to wipe the earth with all High school
elevens in the vicinitv with whom
they can get a game. The girls have
a basket ball team ana will arrange a
series of contests. In the summer
season the association will have base,
ball, tennis and other athletic events.
AUTUMN NUPTIAL EVENTS. I
THE HARVEST OF DEATH.
Mrs. Keimers and William Rassell Called
to Tbelr Kternal Home.
Mrs. Hans Keimers died yesterday
at 3:30 p. m. at her home, 3402 Ninth-
and-a-half avenue, of inflammatory
rheumatism, after an illness of six
weeks. Mrs. lteimers was 62 years of
of aire, and a native of Germany.
She was one of the city's oldest Ger
man citizens. J he deceased is sur
vived by her husbar.d and three chil
dren: J. W. and Miss Helen at home.
and Mrs. Anna Plate, of Anita, Iowa
The funeral occurs tomorrow after
noon at 1:30 o'clock from the house
to the German Lutheran church.
William Uussell, aged 22 years and
6 months, died at the residence of his
parents. Mr. and Mrs. John Uussell,
451.5 Fifth avenue, at 11:15 last night
after a 2-weeks' illness with typhoid
fever. The funeral will be held from
the residence at V a. m. Saturday to
Sacred Heart church, where the ser
vices will occur. Interment will be at
The remains of George Y. Piatt
are expected to arrive from Denver
Saturday. The plan is to remove the
body direct from the tram to the
Knox undertaking rooms. Unless
otherwise notified, friends are invited
to assemble at the home of Miss Mary
Piatt, on Iwenty-third street, in the
afternoon, and proceed to Chlppian
nock cemetery, where services will be
The body of William F. Shea, who
was killed by a railroad train at Hinck
ley, 111., Tuesday night, arrived at
noon today and was conveyed to the
home of deceased's mother, Mrs. Mary
Shea, on Twentieth street, from which
place the funeral will occur at U
o'clock tomorrow morning to St. Jos
eph's church, where the services will
be held. No further details of the
accident have been received here. Mr.
Shea left Kock Island for the purpose
of obtaining practical experience in
the plumbing trade that can be learned
only in the larger cities, lie intenaea
remaining in Hiackley awhile before
proceeding to Chicago. He is sur
vived by his mother and three sisters
and half a -brother: Miss Kate Shea, at
home. Misses Nora and Julia Shea, in
Chicago, and Thomas Shea, in Cali
fornia. The funeral of Daniel Guinty was
held from the home to Sacred" Heart
church this morning at 9:30 o'clock.
Rev. J. F. Lockney officiated. The
pallbearers were James McQuaid,
Michael lirennan, William Roche,
John McCarthy. Edward Shields, Sr.,
and Thomas "O'Connor. Interment
was at Calva'v cemetery.
A Frightful Blunder
Will oft.n cause a horrible burn,
scald, cut or bruise. Bucklen's Ar
nica Salve, the best in the world, will
kill the pain and promptly heal it,
cures old sores, fever sores, ulcers,
boils, felons, corns, all skin erup
tions. Best pile cure on earth. Only
25 cents a box. Cure guaranteed.
Sold by Hartz & Ullemeyer.
Books. Books. Books.
Books sold at auction to the high
est bidder. Every afternoon and
evening this week at Carse building.
Don't miss it. L. E. West.
1S21 SEC05D ATE
Going Down Hill.
People suffering from kidney dis
eases feel a gradual but steady loss of
strength and vitality. They should
lose no time in trying Foley's Kidney
Cure, a guaranteed preparation.
For 40 years Dr. Fowler's Extract
of Wild Strawberry has been curing
summer complaint, dysentery, diarr
hea, bloody ilux. pain in the stomach,
and it ha's never yet failed to do
everything claimed for it. For sale
by Marshall & Fisher.
Wedding; of W. C. Brunswig; and Miss Ma
William C. Brunswig and Miss Ma
rie Schaab. daughter of Mr." and Mrs.
John Schaab, were married at 7:20
last night at the home of the groom's
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bruns
wig. 415 Twenty-ninth street, Rev. C.
A. Mennicke. of the German Lutheran
church, performing the ceremony in
the presence of a company of relatives
and friends. Joseph Schjaab was best
man and Albert Brunswig usher. Mis
Kate Brunswig bridesmaid and Miss
Francis Raithel maid of honor.
wedding feast was partaken of after a
hearty season of congratulations. Mr
and Mrs. Brunswig will reside in South
Heights. Both are popular young
people with a host of acquaintances
Leonard Frodell and Miss Matilda
Springborn, daughter of Mrs. Caro
line Springborn, 215 Third avenue
were united in marriage by Rev
Theodore Krueger. at the parsonage
of the German Evangelical church
last night at 8 o'clock. A wedding
supper was served at the home of the
bride s mother, where the couple
will make their abode.
N. A. Peterson and Miss Mable
Clendenin, daughter of Gen. William
Clendenin, were married at Moline
last night. The ceremony was per
formed by Rev. R. C. Bryant, of the
First Baptist church.
Frank L. Fuller and Miss Belle Bol
ton, both of Geneseo, were married
at the court house yesterday bv Judge
Mrs. Mary Bailey has issued invita
tions for the wedding of her daughter
Miss Carrie Therese, and Dr. Frank
H. First, which will be celebrated at
Mrs. Bailev's home. 1120 Seeond ave
nue, Tuesday evening, Oct. 3.
Edmund Lincke, of this city, was
united in marriage today at Clinton
Iowa, to Miss Kohimier. Otto Lincke
was best man and Miss Minnie Kohl
niier maid of honor.
Cards have been issued announcing
the marriage of John Neulield, of
Memphis, Tenn., and Miss Sophia
Sommers, daughter of Peter bom mers
which will take place at St. Mary
church Oct. 4.
CIRCUIT COURT CASES
Albertina Hanson Asks $8,000
From the City of
PROGRESS OF THE EILLEEN TRIAL.
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL.
J. T. Noftsker is in Macomb.
A. M. Bruner is in Galesburg.
Andrew Gross is in Aledo today.
Robert Connelly is in Monmouth.
Mrs. Fred S. Nichols is visiting in
Miss Mary Hoogner went to Rock-
Miss bophia achmale is visiting in
Miss Suzanne Gordon has returned
Mrs. M. S. Heivg is spending the
day at Hampton.
J. B. Winters leave tonight for i
month's western vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Day are attend
ing the state fair at Springfield.
O. F. Birkel, William Trefz and J.
A. Reed are attending the Cambridge
Dr. and Mrs. J. M. Woodson, of
Temple, Texas, are guests of Dr. and
Mrs. J. Lie bilva.
Mrs. Tom Van Hecke ami Mrs.
Charles Cobert have gone to Victor,
Iowa, to visit for a week.
Mr. and Mrs. Eruil Thuermmill, of
Fountain City, Wis., arrived in the
city today to visit with friends.
Mrs. J. P. Atkinson and children,
of Shannon, 111., are visiting County
Clerk and Mrs. 11. 15. llu board.
Mrs. S. Creutzburg, who has been
visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Wilson,
left for her home at La Crosse today.
Division Superintendent L. V
Berry, Dr. W. T. Braden and Road
Foreman T. L. Smith, of the Burling
ton, are in the city.
Gov. Tanner has appointed Carl
Hellpenstell and G. W. McCaskrin
delegates to the coming state good
roads convention at bpringheld.
Miss Jennie S. Rice is back from her
summer's sojourn at Atlantic City and
Richmond, va., having visited several
weeks with her sister at the latter
George F. Roth and little son,
George, leave tomorrow night for
Denver to join Mrs. Roth, who is so
journing in the west for the benefit of
her health. '
J. E. Spencer and Francis Murphy
have returned from Iowa Citv, Iowa,
where they attended the reunion of
the Iowa Brigade Army of the Poto
mac, with which they fought in the
New Telephone Directory.
The Telephone company will soon
issue a new directory of the telephone
subscribers in the tri-cities.
Forms will be closed Oct. 1. Those
who expect to need a telephone this
winter would do well to apply now
in order to get their names in this
new directory. Apply at the office or
by postal or telephone 1400, and a
representative will call on jou.
CENTRAL UNION 1 ELEPUONK Cu.
W. B. Roberts, Manger.
Cheap Rates to Darlington.
On account of the street fair in Bur-
ington, the Carnival Citv Packet
... .. .. . -
company will sell tickets f3 for the
round trip, including meals and berth.
Sale of tickets commences Monday,
Sept. 25, good to return Oct. 1.
Salt Dismissed as to Central I'nlon Tele-
phone and Davenport & Rock Island
Railway Companies Relatives Trying to
Have Wills of Robert A. Trenaman and
Miles Nicholson Set Aside.
The city of Moline is made defend
ant in a suit for fS.OOO damages be
gun in the circuit court by Albertina
Hanson, through her attorney, W. J.
Entrikin. The proceeding is the out
come of the alleged failure of the mu
nicipality to reimburse the plaintiff
for a strip of property belonging to
her on Seventh street which was con
demned for sidewalk and street pur
poses. In the trial of the $10,000 damage
suit of William Killeen against the
Central Union Telephone com'pany,
the Davenport & Rock Island Railway
company, .and the Tri-City Railway
company, on motion of the plaintiff's
counsel the suit was today dismissed
as to the former corporations and the
proceedings directed against the Tri
City Railway company alone. The
jury selected to try the case is com
posed of James Corbin, Herman Det
jens. Gust Hoglund. John Flynn, Al
bert Smith. G. G. Churchill. James G.
Westbay, Theodore Tagge. John F.
Lindvall, F. G. Freeberg, Charles Co
berg and W. B. Graves.
Want Wills Set Aside.
Robert M. Trenaman, of Moline,
who was left but $5 out of the estate
of his father, the late Robert A. Tren
aman, who bequeathed the balance of
his property to his other son, John M.
Trenaman, with whom he made his
home, has begun suit in the circuit
court for the purpose of having the
will set aside. He alleges that his
father was in his dotage when the in
strument was drawn, and that he was
subjected to undue influence. The
estate of Mr. Trenaman, who died Aug.
21 , and who for many years conducted
a harness shop on Market square, is
valued at fo.000.
Duane and William F. Nicholson
have also commenced proceedings to
annul the will of their father, Miles
Nicholson, of Port Byron, who died
Sept. 4, 18i7, leaving his entire estate
to his widow, Nancy Nicholson. The
plaintiff's stepmother and deceased
daughter Anna M. OJell are made
defendants in the suit. It is alleged
Mr. Nicholson was incapacitated
to execute nis wu:, owing to his im
paired mental condition, and that
undue lnlluence was exercised over
him bv the beneficiary. It is also
claimed after executing the will Mr
Nicholson endeavored to alter it by
making a codicil, but that the latter
was not presented when the will was
LIITT IS VICE PRESIDENT.
Liquor Dealers State J Convention at an
The convention of the Liquor Deal
era 1 rotective association of Illinois
closed at Peoria yesterday afternoon.
ihe oincers elected:
President Warren S. Phelps, Chi
Vice President August Liitt, Rock
Secretary Joseph Grein, Chicago.
Treasurer James Costello. Bloom-
V ice Presidents by Divisions, to act
with the President as the State Board
First division, G. E. Yoos, Anton
Pregler and Charles Driscoll, Chi
cago, second division, Charles
Meyer, Chicago. Third division.
Charles Metzger, Ottawa. Fourth
division, C. J. Miller, Danville.
Fifth division, Thomas J. Murray,
Springfield. Sixth division, J. F.
Board of Auditors John Czakala,
M. J. McCarthy and Thomas Grief.
Delegates to the National conven
tion J. F. Tellbuesch, Quincy, and
John H. Gainty, Chicago.
JNext year s convention will be held
'Circumstances Alter Cases.
la cases of dyspepsia, nervousness.
catarrh, rheumatism, eruptions, etc..
the circumstances may be altered by
mrifying and enriching the blood
with Hood's Sarsaparilla. Good ap
petite and good digestion, strong
nerves and perfect health take the
place of these diseases. Hood's Sar
saparilla is America's greatest medi
cine and the best that money can buy.
Hood's Pills cure
Take a Hint.
This is the time of vear when it be
hooves you to be careful of what you
drink. You take no chances when
you drink Carse & Ohlweiler's goods.
The book auction sale tonight. Sale
for one week only at 1519 Second ave
nue, Carse building. L. E. West.
Don't let the little ones suffer from
eczema or other torturing skin dis
ease. No need for it. Doan's Oint
ment cures. Can't harm the most
delicate skin. At any drag store. 50
cents. For sale by Marshall &
Two million Americans suffer the
torturing pangs of dyspepsia. No
eed to. Burdock Blood Bitters cures.
At any drug store. For sale by Mar-
ball & i isher.
Arnold's Bromo Celery cores head
aches; 10, 25 and 50 cents. Reiss'
We Stand at the Front in
Ladies' Fall Footwear;
3 Sole Shoe.
We have all the latest styles in ladies'
shoes and they are worth looking- at be
ARE ALWAYS IN THE LEAD.
Open Wednesday and Saturday Evenings.
Eighteenth Street and Second Avenue, Rock Island.
THE SUIT THAT SUITS.
The clothes you buy of us admit you to first
place everywhere. They are right up-to-date
and of artistic make and shape. Our
new assortment is a marvel of beauty, style
and excellence. The material is of the high
est quality and the workmanship is guaran
teed the very best. The low price power can
go no further with meritorious merchandise.
Let us show you what the full measure of
bargain-giving means in
Men's and Boys9 Clothing, Hats, Caps and
Gents' Furnishing Goods.
Every statement trustworthy, and the stamp of reliabil
ity on every article. Inspect our seasonable lino, learn
the prices, you'll not be disappointed. The fjuestion
will arise in your mind, "How can such fine goods be
sold for so little money." Don't fail to see our splendid
assortment and to take advantage of the inducements
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.
lha Kind Yoa Haw Always Boy
Sky Scraper Stove
Prices are not found in our
store. Our prices are within
reach of all. Six hole steel
range with high shelf, full nickel
and large oven for $32.
GUNS AND AMMUNITION.
See them at
Telephone 1276 303 Twentieth Strcu,