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THE AEGTJS. TH DBS DAY. DECEMBER 28. 1899.
Hoi Too Clteap to fie Good.
But cheap enough to let the public know that
Shield's cash grocery can make offerings that
are worth the while to take advantage of.
Though in a new store the old values are still
given and with better service and a determina
tion to be always leading the van of fair prices.
You are invited to come and get your money's
20 pounds granulated sngar. . .
New citron per pound
Egg plums 3 pound can
Green gages 3 pound can
Black berries 3 pound can
Raspberries 3 pound can
Peas per can 5c and up.
French red kidney beans 2 for.
Corn new packed, 4 cans
Tomatoes new packed, 3 cans..
Dr. Price's bak powder, per lb
6 pounds of rice
Bulk cocoanut per pound
Schepps cocoanut J pound pkg.
Scbepps cocoanut pound pkg.
Phone 1217. 2600 Fifth Atc
Agrippa and Musselburg golf balls. Dupli
cate whist boards. ' Boxing gloves, punching
bags and sweaters. Gymnasium supplies of all
kinds. Bicycles and sundries. Repairing of
We can repair anything from a nut-meg
to a clap of thunder.
1730 Second avenue and 202 Eighteenth street, Rock Island.
YOU ADMIRE IT.
The best room is the ba room if
the plumbing has been properly done.
You are sure to approve the work we
do for you. We take no chances,
leave no weak spots to break and cause
trouble, allow do opportunity for bad
odora or aewer gas. Our plumbing
insures health to the household, as
well as comfort and satisfaction.
Affer. Mvers & Comma.
Opposite Harper House.
Schepp's crem fruit pud'g.3 pks 29c
New prunes, per lb 6c
Dried peaches, per lb 10c
Sapolo 8c, or 2 for 15c
Schepps cocoanut 1 pound pkg. 25c
New York buckwheat per sack. 35c
Graham flour per sack 20c
Eaco flour per sack fl.10
Pancake flour 3 pkgs 25c
Saur kraut, per gal 20c
2 pkgs. 1776 washing powder. . 6c
Pyramid washing powder, 4 pound
I pound good smoking tobacco. 23c
Whole cod tish per lb. 5c and. 8c
II bars U. N. O. soap 25c
3 pounds of mixed candy 25c
Chewing tobacco, per pound. . . 28c
B. G. I. Golf
FOR THE KITCHEN.
The preparation of delicious and
nourishing dishes is made easy when
the kitchen conveniences are ample.
We have plenty of cooking spoons,
forks, soup ladles, etc.. besides por
celain lined stewing and canning ket
tles, bread and cake pans to delight
1821 SEC03D 171
ENTERS 'ROCK ISLAND,
Chicago, Peoria & St. Louis Has
City On Its Proposed
IffCOBPOBATION PAPEES ABE FILED
Koad Will Ban Through Cities of PeUn,
Uarmnm. Springfield, Eut St- Louis, Jack
sonville, Etc-Capltal Stock of 7,330.
OOO ? Ill Take Cp Work Where It Was
Abandoned Last Fall.
It leoks now a9 though the Chica
go, Peoria & St. Louis road will build
into Rock Island after all. It will be
remembered the company secured
right of way as far north as Moline
and did considerable track construc
tion, lefore abandoning operations last
fall. The company has been reorganized
with new capital and to all appear
ances intends pushing its original
plans -to completion, also absorbing
two other roads.
The articles of incorporation of the
Chicago, Peoria & St. Louis Railway
company of Illinois have been re
corded in the Rock Island county cir
cuit clerk's office.
The places from and to which it is
intended to construct the proposed
railway are from the city of l'ekin,
Tazewell county, to the city of Ha
vana, Mason county; thence ts the
city of Springlield, Sangame-n county;
thence to Kast St. Louis, St. Clair
county, through or into the counties
of Tazewell, Mason. Menard. San
gamon. Morgan. Macoupin, Jersey.
Madison and St. Clair, and from said
city to the city of Jacksonville, Mor
gan county, through or into tbe
counties of Mason, Cas-t and Morgan,
and from said city of Havana to the
city of Rock IUnd, through or into
the counties of Fulton. Knox, Henry,
Mercer and Rock I.-laiid, and from
Lock Haven. Jersey county, to and
through Grafton in the said'eounty of
Headquarters at Springfield.
Said corporation is to be authoiized
and empowered to purchase, own,
operate and maintain the railroad
heretofore owned and operated by
the St. Ix)ui. Chicago & St. Paul
Railway company of Illinois, and the
railroad heretofore owned and oper
ated ly the Chiejgo, Peoria & St.
Louis itailroad company of Illinois,
when sold under decrees of foreclos
ure of mortgage or deed of trust, of
the circuit court of the United States
of the southern district of Illinois.
The place at which shall be estab
lished and maintained the principal
business office of the proposed corpor
ation is the city of Springlield. The
time of the commencement and the
period of the continuance of such cor-
f. oration are from Dec. 26, 189'J, to
)ec. 20, 11)49. The capital stock is
The names of the first board of di
rectors are: Curtiss Millard, Ralph
Blaisdell and Bluford Wilson, of
Springfield, 111.; James Duncan, Al
ton, 111.; Charles E. Kimball and
George D, Mumford. New York; Elen
cious Smith, St. Louis.
Road Is Finished.
The Davenport, Rock Island &
Northwestern railroad is now a real
ity. The workmen, who arrived from
Clinton yesterday with the rails, fin
ished the laying of the connecting
link across tbe river today. So there
is now an unbroken belt with the
three cities and Clinton, excepting a
short space at the Moline end, which
will be closed up later on. The road
announces it will be ready to handle
freight on and after Jan. 1. The pas
senger service will be inaugurated a
Moline Moves for New Theatre.
Moline. awakened by the movement
begun in Rock Island 'for the erection
of a new theatre building, has taken
a new step in the same direction. C.
II. Deere is said to be the financial
backing of the enterprise, agreeing to
have erected a theatre and office build
ing on the old Auditorium site to cost
The Blc Comedy Event.
The great big comedy event of the
season will take place when the new
eo:nedy farce, "A Wise Woman," will
be presented in this city. Its repre
sentation will enlist a corps of artists
of reputation and of undoubted talent.
Sot His Destlaatlon.
A steamer wns stopped in the mouth
of the river owing to a dense sea fog.
An old lady Inquired of the captain the
cause of the delay.
"Can't see up the river," replied the
"But I can see the stars overhead,"
continued the ld lady.
"Yes; but until the boilers bust we
ain't a-going that way." World's Com- J
Human happiness, according to the
most received notions, seems to consist
of three ingredients, action, pleasure
and indolence. And though these in
gredients oug!.t to be mixed in differ
ent proportions, according to the par
ticular disposition of tbe person, yet no
one ingredient can be entirely wanting
without destroying in some measure
the relish of the whole composition.
Habit hath so vast a prevalence over
the human mind that there Is scarcely
anything too strange or too strong to
be asserted of it- The story of the
miser who. from being long accustom
ed to cheat others, came at last to
cheat himself and with great delight
and triumph picked bis own pocket of
a guinea, to convey to his board is not
HER REASON DESERTS HER.
Mrs. Margaret M. Stewart Taken to Water
Mrs. Margaret M. Stewart, of North
Henderson, who lost her reason while
on a visit to her sister, Mrs. W. A
Guthrie, on Fourteenth-and-a-half
street, was given a hearing before
Judge Lucian Adams and a jury in the
county court today, it being deemed
inadvisable to take her, back to her
home in Mercer county for trial. Mrs.
Stewart is the wife" of Dr. George
Stewart. She is 43 years of age and
a native of Ontario, Canada. The
jury, which was composed of Dr. 8.
B. Hall. J. E. Fleming, W. W. Eggle
ston, William Rinck, Otto Grotjan
and Andrew Sinnet, declared the pa
tient insane, and ordered her commit
ted to the Watertown hospital, where
she was afterward taken.
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL.
Dr. F. S. Foulds, of Alton, is at tbe
Mrs. J. D. Waraock is visiting in
W. A. Lyall, of Clinton, was in the
Mrs. J. D. Phelps left this morning
for a visit in Milwaukee.
Mrs. M. E. Vanderford, of Blue
Island, is visiting in the city.
James Maroney and little son, of
Blue Island, are visiting in the city.
Horace Pfenniger, of Burlington,
la., is visiting relatives in the city.
Levi Waterman and Charles Dun
ham, of Geneseo, were in the city to
day. The Naval Reserves will give a mas
querade dancing party at Armory hall
next Tuesday evening.
The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John I .nli off is seriously ill at her
home on Ninth street.
A dance will be given at Stodd's
hall on Ninth street Dec. 80 by the
Independent Voting club.
Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Long left this
morning for Terre Haute, Ind., where
they will reside in the future.
Mrs. aud Mr.s. Georgo U. Shields
left this afternoon for I'endelton, Ind.,
where Mr. Shields is employed in the
W. J. Lir.ierance, superintendent of
the Iowa division and F. M. Jones, chief
dispatcher, of the Rock Island, were in
the city yesterday.
Mrs. E. S. Went worth departed this
morning for New York City after a
visit with her parents, .Mr. and Airs,
F. C. A. Denkmann.
Mrs. George Blakesley, of Kan 'as
Citv, Mo., who has been visiting at
the residence of Capt. and Mrs.
A. M. Blakesley, left today fdr Chicago.
Charles Schroeder, Charles Mar
tin, Herman Siedel, Arthur Her wig
ami Frank Geiger have returned from
their journey to the south. The boys
went as far as Memphis, Tenn.,
where they disposed of their boat.
The Tucson club gave its first dauc-
mg party at Industrial Home hall last
evening. Seventy oouples of tri-city
young folks were in attendance, the
affair proving a most happy social
success. The hall was neatly decor
ated with palms and potted plants.
Tbe patronesses were Mesdames
Frank Mixter. W. H. Marshall, G. M.
Kerns and Warren H. Reck.
Hon. William Jacksoc, State's At
torney C. J. Searle. Citv Attornev J.
K. Scott, County Clerk H. B. liub-
bard. E. D. bweeney, J. J. Ingram,
E. W. Schode, and others, are
oft" for Springfield to attend the
republican love feast, to be held
in connection with a meeting of the
state central committee, which will
fix the date and place of tbe state con
vention. Mrs. W. L. Wile, Mrs. J. D. Cady,
Mrs. William Butterworth and Mrs.
C. P. Skinner' will receive New Year's
day at the residence of Mrs. William
Butterworth, in Moline, from 3 to 6
o'clock. They will be assisted by
Mrs. Stuart " Harper, Mrs. T. A.
Murphy, Miss Keator, Miss Edna
Gilman, MissGertrudeStephens, Miss
Florence Gould. Miss .Huntoon, Miss
Blunt, MissesCl raami Bessie Gilmore,
Miss Ryan, Miss Wadswortb, Miss
Wyle and Miss Alice Kubnen.
J. P. McCarty, manager of the
Hotel Lyon, Lake City, Minn., arrived
in town yesterday for a visit with old
friends. Few would recognize in this
entertaining- young man tbe little
Jack" McCarty, who ten years ago
did his share to keep things lively on
West Fourth avenue. Mr. McCarty
is an enthusiast of the Lake Pipin
country and is showing some hand
some views of summer nooks about
I.ake City. He has also tome interest
ing views of ice-boat raciog, which is
the greatest mid-winter sport in that
section. Mr. McCarty will remain in
the city several days. Frank Slater.
alo of Lake City, and likewise a
former Rock Island boy. is also visit
ing relatives in the city.
Friday Night's Fight.
Friday night, Dec. 29, there will be
h 20-round boxing content under the
auspices of tbeTri-City Athletic club,
at Saengerfest hall, "Davenport, be
tween Bob Long, of Davenport, and
Ed Denfrass, of Philadelphia. General
admission and seat, 0 cents; boxes,
f 2.50. Jack Leonard, manager.
"A Heart as Sturdy as an Oak.
But what about the blood which the
heart must pump at the rate of 70
times a minuter If this heart is to
be sturdy and the nerves strong this
blood must be rich and pure. Hood's
Sarsaparilla makes sturdy hearts be
cause it makes good blood. It gives
to men and women strength, confi
dence, courage and endurance.
Hood's Pills are non-irritating and
the onlv cathartic to take with Hood's
WED ATBBIDE'S HOME
Nuptials of Gunnar C. Swan and
Miss Etta Williams Last
REV. C. 0. ITCULLOCH OFFICIATES.
Company of Thirty Guests Present at the
Ceremony Couple Attended by Frank
Davis and Miss Battle Camper Marriage
of James M. White and Mls Etta Smith
At the home of the bride's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Williams. 2509
Eighth-and-a-half avenue, at 8 o'clock
last evening, occurred the marriage
of Miss Etta Williams and Gunnar G.
Swan, of Moline. The ceremany was
impressively performed bv Rev. C. O.
McCulloch, pastor of the" First M. E.
church, in the presence of about thirty
The bride was attired in a French
batiste over white silk trimmed in
white satin, and carried white carna
tions. She was attended by Miss
Hattie Camper, who wore pink organ
die and carried pink carnations. The
groom was attended by Frank Davis.
The house was beautifully decorated
with potted ferns and white and
After the ceremony the contracting
parties joined the guests in the dining
room, where a most sumptuous repast
was spread. The bride and groom
received many pretty presents. The
bride is one" of Rock Island's most
charming young ladies, well known in
society, and the groom is a very
promising young mau.
A Christmas Wedding.
At the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
W. O. Smith, of Milan, Monday, their
only daughter. Miss Etta, was united
in marriage to James M. White, also
of Milan. The bride and groom pre
sented a charming picture, when at
high noon they appeared beneath an
arch of holly and in the'presenceof a few
guests they were made man and wife,
l'he ceremony was performed by Rev.
Reherd, of toe Presbyterian church.
after which a feist of good things was
served. The only guests present, t x-
cepiing the relatives of the bride and
groom, were Miss Ida Wilhite, the
bride's most intimate friend, and Mr.
and Mrs. W. O. Forgy, of Taylor
Ridge. The couple leceived several
well chosen and beautiful present?
The happy couple left on the 2 o'clock
train for Ija Claire. Ia.. the residence
of tbe groom s mother. The many
friends of Mr. and Mrs. White wish
them lifelong happiness and pros,
Orville Daniels, of Clinton, Iowa,
and Miss Atfri la Carlson, of Moline,
w6re married this afternoon by Jus'
tice David Hawes, the ceremony oc
curring at the 'squire's office.
MUSINGS AROUND MILAN.
Batch of News Gathered In the Town on
lilan, Dec. 28. Large crowds of
people have been skating on the canal
Tbe ice is about eight inches thick.
Arthur and William Kuehl spent
unristmas witn tneir parents.
Miss Maud loung, of Moline, spent
Monday visiting mends in Milan.
Miss F. Kr dl left Wednesday for
lent, ma., to spend a few weeks with
Mrs. G. A. Wiggins received a line
piano for a Christmas present from
Miss E. Robison. one of our school
teachers, left Friday to spend a week
in Madison, is.
The M. E. church gave a Christmas
repast to its bundav school children
The Presbyterian church gave a
Christmas cantata Saturday evening
to a large audience.
J. Weeda returned last Satur
dav after a few davs' visit with his
children in Chicago.
Mrs. C. Jones and children, of Mo
line, spent Sunday with Mrs. Jones'
sister, Mr?. F. Kuehl.
Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Bradley and
children are visiting Mrs. Bradley's
parents in Preemption.
John Zahn and familv, of Fou Du
Lao, Wis., are spending the holidays
among irienas ana relatives.
Mrs. George De Groot and Mr. and
Mr?. S. Tinsman, of Rock Island, spent
Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. H. A.
A citizen residing on Vandruff's
island on returning home from work
tbe other night found his borne de
serted, his wife having decamped,
accompanied by her children and
nearly all of the household furniture.
Tbe missing spouse is said to have
gone to Moline with all her belong
ings except her husband.
Miss Helen R. Piatt has on sale each
afternoon, and also teaches water col
ors and art novelties of all kinds for
gifts. Children taught carefully. Orig
inal pictures of "Historic Old Fort
Armstrong," with cave and first
bridge. Call at 606 Eighteenth street.
Licensed to Wed.
Nils P. GKon Moline
MLss Emma N. MUier...-. Moline
Orite ianel Clinton. Ia.
Wit A f nd Carlion.... ..... Moline
Frank J Kmnd Des Moine
M Ninis L Wright Moline
The person who disturbed tbe con
gregation last Snnday by coughing, is
requested to call on his druggist and
get a bottle of Foley's Honey and Tar,
which always gives relief.
Ti tsa Y Haw Knn Batgtt
Men's Embroidered Chenille Slippers EZQ f
Imitation Alligator Slippers $1 00
Black or Tan Hand-sewed Slippers, any sie or 1 CZf
width only i JJ
We have a large assortment of Ladies1 House Slippers fit? 1 ff
from $ I upward aJLl
Ladies' Knit Slippers, lamb's wool soles, any si.e, a 7 "'
You should call on Adams to make your selection for a nice and
Open Wednesday and Saturday Evenings.
Eighteenth Street and Second Avenue, Rock Island.
THE PATENT i. & S.
Cut double breasted and high in the neck
from heavy woolen fabrics, lined with
cassimere and interlined both front and
back witR Textile buckskin, making it
not oaly wind proof but a lung protecto r,
and the warmest ar d least cumbersome,
yet the most practical cold weather gar
ment ever devised.
WITH AND WITHOUT SLEEVES.
We respectfully ask you to call and
examine the merits of this garment.
Summers s lavelle.
1802 Second Avenue.
Sterling and Plated Silverware
Lad ies' Solid Gold Watches.
Ladies' Gold Filled Watches.
Gonts' Solid Gold Watches.
Gents' Gold Filled Watches.
TdE UP-IO-DATE JEWELER AND
Ladies' Watch Chains.
Gents' Watch Chains.
Gold Headed Canes.
a partial )it of tbe many beau
to be found at
This 1h only
OPTICIAN. 1708 SECOND AVENUk
The Baking Pan and Range
and other articles of hardware will
play prominent parts in tbe prepara
tions of the
and if you want them of fine quality
and moderate price, better select them
from those in our stock.
We have a fine assortment of sea
sonable goods. .
Guns and Ammunition.
30 J Twentieth Suet