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THE AUGrUS, TniTJRSI) AY, .TAN if ART 4, lOdS
Those are the terms that tell the tale of Shieid.s
Cash Grocery. It is another case of the survival of
the fittest. Read below.
20 pounds granulated sugar. . .
New citron per pound
Egg plums 3 pound can
Green gages 3 pound can
Black berries 3 pound can
Raspberries S 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 121 7. 2COO Fifth Ave
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 properl y 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 no opportunity for bad
odors or sewer gas. Our plumbing
' insures health to the household, as
well as comfort and satisfaction.
Opposite Harper House. Ml SEC05D lYi
Schepp's crera fruit pud'g,3 pks 29c
New prunes, per lb 5
Dried peaches, per lb 10c
Sapolo 8c, or 2 for 15c
Schepps cocoanut 1 pocnd pkg. 25c
New York buckwheat per sack. 35o
Graham flour per sack 20c
Eaco floor per sack fl.10
Pancake flour 3 pkgs 5c
Saur kraut, per gal 20c
2 pkgs. 1776 washingpcwder. . 5c
Pyiatuid washing powder, 4 pound
I pound good smoking tobacco. 23c
Whole cod fish 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
REMUS A MYSTERY.
Search For Miss Nina Miller, of
Milan, Still Being Prose
cuted. VAEI0US THEORIES ADVANCED.
Slay Have Dom Away With Herself in m
Fit of Despondency Over III Hem lth
Father of Missing- (Url Is of the Relief
That She Was Kidnapped From Her
Thorough search of the surround
ing country ami communication with
various towns have failed to develop
information that will in any way as
sist in explaining the "'range disap
pearance of Miss Nina Miller, of Mi
lan. The people of the town are
much stirred over the case, and are
advancing different theories in their
endeavors to account for the mvsteri-
ous actions of the young lady.
John Miller, her lather, visited nock
Island police headquarters yesterday,
leaving: a photograph of his missinr
daughter with Chief Millar to aid in
the search, in which tne local onicers
are cooperating. Miss Miller was
auburn-haired and rather attractive.
While of an unusually joviil nature.
and apparently in good spirits, it is
said her health was poor, ami tne
gravest fears are .that in a lit of de
spondency she destroyed nerseu. pos
eiblv jumping: into the Hennepin
canal, in which there are several holes
made by the ice harvesters.
Some are inclined to the belief that
Miss Miller is temporarily deranged
and is wandering about. Following
this theory, parties yesterday scoured
the country in the vicinity of MiUn
in hopes of getting a cine, but in
And on top of this theorizing gossip
has a story to the effect that Miss Mil
ler may have eloped, connecting the
name of a well known young man of
Milan, who is also reported missing
fromhoms, with the affair.
Father Thinks tier Kidnapped.
Mr. Miller, in talking of the case
today, said after a thorough investi
gation, taking into consideration the
condition of the room, he was reason
ably sitislied his daughter had been
kidnapped. lie said he could not
think of his daughter killing herse'f
or going away without leaving some
word .f explanation, as he had al
ways leen happy and ontented. her
every wish being gratified, and the
mnst affectionate relations existed l3
Iween every member of the family.
DEATH OF CHARLES H. NOLD.
IMsease Claims One of Joxlln's Well Known
Yon uk Men.
Charles II. Xolddiedato o'clock this
morning of pulmnarj troubles at the
home of his pirents, Mr. and Mrs.
llenrv Nold. iu Joslin, aged 28 years.
He was studying for a physician, and
had nearly completed a course at a
college in Nashville, Tenn.. when he
was compelled to leave his books on
account of failing health. He is sur
vived by his parents and three broth
ers. Henry, Ueorge and William, and
live listers, Mrs. C. Buckley, Mrs.
Frank Singrlenim and Misses Mary,
Amanda and Elizabeth. He Mas a
meinlxr of the Fraternal Tribunes.
The funeral services will lie held at
St. Joseph's church in this city Satur
dav. The funeral of the late George Wil
liam lljttle? occurred from the resi
dence at 1011 Second avenue, at 2
o'clock this afternoon. Rev. C. O.
McCulloch, of the First M. E. church,
officiated, and the choir rendered
hymns. The palllearers were Harry,
Charles ana William names, ana
Ennis, Arthur and William Spaulding.
Interment was at Chippiannock.
The funeral of George Cleland was
held tcdav from Knox's undertaking
parlors at 10 o'clock, to the First
Baptist church. Rev. G. B. Simons
officiating. The pallbearers were
Ferdinand Davis. u. B. .uempsey,
R. G. Summers. W. B. Pettit. Thomas
Campbell, J. J. KahlkeA- Interment
was made at Chippianaoct.
In accordance with instructions
from a brother in I'hiladalphia, the
bodv of William Hapford, the travel
ing musician who died atSt. Anthony's
hospital Monday, will be interred at
Chippiannock ormetery tomorrow
Comes from Dr. D. B. Cargile. of
Washita. I. T. He writes: "tour
bottles of Electric Bitters has cured
Mrs. Brewer of ecrofula, which had
caused her great suffering for years.
Tembie sores would break out on her
head and face, the best doctors could
give no help, but her cure is complete
and her health is excellent." This
shows what thousands have proved
that Electric Bitters is the best puri-
tier known. It's the supreme remedy
for eczema, tetter, salt rheum, ulcers,
boils and running sores. It stimu
lates liver, kidnevs and bowels, expels
poisons, helps digestion, builds up
tbestrengtn. uniyoucems. ooia Dy
Hartz & Ullemeyer, druggists. Guar
anteed. Licensed to Wed.
Albla H F.wler Davenport
Mbw Winifred A. Davidson Davenport
Kruik Lvwi Rock blond
Mi Anna H. Helfrieh. Kock Inland
Half the ills that man is heir to
come from indigestion. Burdock
Blood Bitters strengthens an-i tones
the stomach; makes indigestion im
possible. For sale by Marshall &
Arnold's firomo Celery cures head-
ehea; 10, 33 ana &u cents, ueua"
.1 rug it or, - -- . r: '
BALL OF THE BLUE COATS.
Blc Attendance Expected at the Dance
All is in readiness for the police
men's ball tonight. It will, be an
event of events. A reward has been
offered for the name of any citizen
shown a ticket who refused to pur
chase. Everybody is going to be
there. In order to accommodate the
crowd. Turner and Armory halls have
been engaged. Two orchestras will
shave netes. The city council and
Chief Miller and the entire bunch of
the finest" will be there when the
band begins to play, and will remain
until the finish. The grand march
will be a feature. The proceeds of the
dance will be used to purchase a team
for the ambu'ance. .
It was reported late this afternoon
that Chief Miller had positively
consented to lead the grand march.
Detective J. H. Pender will be master
of ceremonies, and will contribute a
novel feature, with calcium light
effects, entitled, "Alone With Myself."
Another novel sketch will occur at
2:30 a m., in which Officer Wirt will
appear as "little Eva" and Officer Bar-
nev Mccabeas "uncle Join." mr. wc-
Cabe later will render with great force,
accompanted bya bass horn and snare
drum. "I'm Glad I Met You, Mary."
Capt. Wesley Giles is down for a turn
at sylph dancing. Charley Moody
will look oily. Andy Etzel has given
his promise that he will pertorm bis
celebrated contortionist act. Dennis
McCarthv will throw out his ' chist."
Officers Henrv Baker and William Eber-
hart will give a series of artistic pos
irgj. PERSONAL AND SOCIAL."
John Bahnsen, of Wausa, Neb., is
in the citv.
Le-!ie Robinson was in the citv to-
dav from Peoria.
C. E. Adams left, today for Boston
and Rochester. N. V.
The officers-elect of the U. V. U.
will be installed tomorrow night.
Miss Mamie Kinnev is . home from
Chicago on a visit of a couple of
Dr. S . Plnmmer left last night
for Chicago to attend the annual
banquet of the Loyal Legion.
Frank Evans and Miss Anna M.
Hfdfrich. both of this city, were mar
ried yesterday by Judge I.ucian
Robert Rexdale, supreme orator of
the Fraternal Tribunes' order, lft to
day for official visits at Peoria. Juiney
Col 1) J. Foster, of the 6th Illinois,
has lw-n nppoin'ed commander of the
department of Illinois of the National
Association or hpanish-American vet
Invitations arc being issued for the
annual ball and drill exhibition of the
degree team of Independence camp
INo. 2t. fll. wa.. which., occurs l ei.
J6 at the Industrial Home.
Henry O. Pries, of Rock Island, and
Miss Anna Meyer were married Mon
day at the home of the bride's pa
rents in Davenport, Justice Finger
officiating. Mr. Pries is employed at
the waterworks in this city.
J. . F. McKibben. who will be in
charge of the American Express com
pany s Kock Island office, arrived last
night from Renosha, tVis. The com
pany will open Its local quarters,
which are located' on Second avenue,
next Monday.1 M. McKibben's family
will join him later.
CONDITION IS IMPROVING.
Bat Mr. Robert Is Vet Citable to Tell How
He Was Hurt.
Chances for the recovcrv of Simeon
Roberts, of Buffalo Prairie, are more
hopeful today. At times be revives
to a slate of semi-consciousnes, and
seems to understand questions put at
him, to which he answers either yes
or no, but as yet his family has been
unable to learn from him the manner
in which he received his wound.
Officers of Chapter.
At the annual meeting of Fort Arm
strong chapter. Daughters of the
American Revolution, at the home of
Mrs. F. W. Bahnsen, oflicers were
elected as follows:
Regent Mrs. Frank Mixter.
Vice Regent Mrs. C. C. Carter.
S cretary Mrs. A. H. McCandle?s.
Treasurer Miss Mary Dart.
Registrar Mrs. E. W. Hurst.
Historian Mrs. C. A. Rose.
Observer J. M. Sherier's meteoro
logical summary for December shows
the mean atmospheric pressure for
the month to have been 30.11; the
highest pressure 30.G7 on the 19th,
and the lowest 29.10 on the 11th.
The mean temperature was 20. The
highest temperature was 52 on the
lltb, and the lowest 3 below on the
SOth. The total precipitation was
2.68 inches. There were 14 clear
days, 9 partly cloudy, and 8 cloudy.
Academy of the Visitation, conduct
ed by the sisters of the Visitation
2939 Fifth avenue. Rock Island. The
academic, preparatory and kinder
ten departments of the new academy
are now opened to . Students.
Superior advantages in music, art,
elocution, physical culture and the
I want to let the people who suffer
from rheumatism and sciatica know
that Chamberlain's Pain Balm re
lieved me after a number of other
medicines and a doctor had failed. It
is the best liniment I have ever known
of. J. A. Dodgen, Alpharetta, Ga.
Thousands have been cured of rheu
matism by this remedy. One appli
cation relieves the pain. or sale by
all -druggist. .
BOY TAKES HIS LIFE,
Fred Schultz, Aged 19, Commits
Suicide at Daven
port. PUTS BULLET HT HIS BEAUT.
Had Apparently Worried Over What Feo
ple I lad Said About Him Shoots Him.
self WhUe Seated In a Chair John
Dede. Another Da, ven porter. Kills Him
self. Fred Schultz, aged 19 years, ended
his life at his boarding place on West
ern avenue. Davenport, this morning,
by sending a bullet from a J2-calibre
revolver through his brain. .
iSchultz, who was employed by C.
Naeckel & Co., arose at his usual hour
this morning. .Whi e. seated in the
dining room awaiting the preparation
of breakfast, Schultz was heard to be
mumbliug to himself. Asked what
was trouolior him, he replied he iu-
unaeii getting even with people who
bad been talking about him. Then
borrowing a revolver from the son of
the boarding house keeper, Mrs.
Keuh), Schultz seated himself in a
chair behind a stove and lired.
Another Takes Revolver Route.
John Dede, of Davenport, suicided
by shooting himself in the head with
a revolver. His body was found in
his bed in-his home in Western ave
nue Tuesday night. It is thought he
had worried ovt r financial matters.
OFFICIALS OF NEW ROAD.
Agents and Clerks at Different Points Are
J. A. Teeter, who was formerly
with the Li at Thompson. 111., has
been named as ticket and freight
agent, telegraph operator, baggag-j-master
and custodian of the D., R. I.
& X. W. at Princeton. M. E Arling
ton, of Moline, has been named for
the same duties at Le Claire. Both
have entered upon their duties. M.
5 R:zer has accepted the position of
passenger and freight agent for the
company at Clinton, and expects to
commence work about the 8th of
this month. He will also have charge
of the company's interests at that end
of the line. R. I. Scott, letter known
as "Rock Island" Scott, from his
long connection with the Rock Island
road, will be one of the new conduc
tors of the new road.
1. A. Warrick, of Merritt, III , suc
ceeds C. O. Nelnis as night operator
at the Burlington office. Mr. Nelnis
becomes day operator In the I)., R. 1.
6 N. W.- local office.
Robert, 4-year-old son of Joseph
Lercli, 413 Fourteenth street, is down
with scarlet fever.
The 18-months old daughter of Mr.
end Mrs. Ernest Essler, of Davenport,
was seriously scalded yesterday by
the overturning upon her little body
of a tub of boilinir water.
The mailing department of the
Royal Neighbors of America, which
has been conducted in connection with
the Woodmen mailing department, is
to have quarters of its own at 303
Twentieth street. Charles - WaUer
will be in charge.
Mai. Joseph H. Willard, the new
United States engineer for the district
of Chicago, incluiing the Hennepin
canal, assumed his duties tndav as
successor to Maj. William L Marshall,
who is ordered to New York. The in
coming and outgoing officials were
entertained yesterday afternoon at a
luncheon in the Grand l'aciiic hotel,
Chicago, by t he Chicago River Im
The Home faction in the Daven
port city council has made another
move to embarrass Magistrate Joseph
Le Claire in the performance of his
duties that he claims are oflicially his
oyjeasonoi his appointment by the
mayor and his cjnlirmation by the
council but Aid. Home declares the
appointmett will not hold, because
there was net a quorum at the meet
ing when Mr. Le Claire's appointment
was submitted for continuation. At
Wednesday evening's session of the
council Aid. Home offered a resolu
tion, which was adopted 6 to 2, in
truding Mayor Baker to try all state
cases presented before him.
He Fooled the Sure eons.
All doctors told Renick Hamilton,
of West Jefferson, Ohio, after suffer
ing 18 months from rectal Fistula, he
would die unless a costly operation
was performed; but he cured himself
with five bjxes of Bucklen's Arnica
SalvE, the surest pile cure on earth,
and the best salve in the world. 25
cents a box. Sold by Hartz & Ulle
meyer. "A young man came into our store
yesterday suffering from a severe at
tack of cramp colic." writes B. F.
Hess, miller and general merchant,
Dickey's Mountain, Pa. "He had
tried various home remedies without
relief. As I had used Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea remedy,
I gave him a dose and coon brought
him out all right. I never saw a fel
low so rejoiced." Sold by all drug
gists. J. A. Limbert, of Rachel. N. C ,
writes: "I heartily endorse Foley's
Kidney Cure. It does what you claim
it will do, and there is nothing equal
to it. and I thank you for the good it
has done me."' All druggists.
Are the Prices Being Made for the Next
Two Weeks at ADAMS.
Johnston & Murphy's patent leather tan and vici kid3P'3 OQ
shoes, per pair J . KJ
Our ladies' "Ultras," in turns and welts, mannish lasts
or the dressier styles. $3.0 grades, all per pair. . . .
3.00 ladies' shoes, welts, turns and flexible soles, all
late styles, per pair ,
A line of child's shoes. 41 to 8. tan or black, nil solid,
Many other goods too numerous to mei
tion, but the knife will be cut deep into them.
The above prices for cash only.
Are the leaders. Also leaders in prices and
styles. Don't let this opportunity pas?, but
avail yourself of it.
Open Wednesday and Saturday Evenings.
Eighteenth Street and Second Avenue, Rock Island.
THE PATENT M. IS.
Cut double breasted and high in the neck
from heavy woolen fabrics, lined with
cassimere and interlined both front and
back ivith Textile buckskin, making it
not only wind proof but a lung protector,
and the warmest ard 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..
SOMMERS & LAVELLE.
1802 Second Avenue.
J. F. Robiiison, President. L. S. McCabc Vice President. II. E. Gssthc C:shier.
Central Trust and Savings Bank,
Rock Island, III.
Incorporated Under State Law.
Capital Stock, $100,000. Four Per Cent Interest
Paid on Deposits.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
Peter Fries, I S. McCabe, K. D. Sweeney,
C. J. Larkln. J. F. Robinson, Henry W. Tremann,
James J. La Velle, H. E. Casteel, H. D. Mask,
Sweeney & Walker, Uoltcitors.
MONEY LOANED ON I'ERSONAL, COLLATERAL OR KEAL ESTATE SECUBITT.
Open daily 9 a. a. to 3 p. m. Saturdays 7 to 8 p. m.
Office in Rock Island National Sank Building.
L. D. MuUge,
Louis A. Scbmidt
A COOL CALCULATION
The stove that consumes a large
quantity of fuel, gives little heat
and needs repairing often, Is an
One that gives great beat with
small consumption of fnel soon
pays for itself.
We have a line of the latter
kind of staves. Every one of
them Is a money saver. Brilns
have been used in their design,
skill in their manufacture. The
result It perfection.
And they cannot be duplicated at oi
prloi. Sucb spl-nuUd value arefoind
njwhrre out of our s'.ore.
303 Twcetlett Siren.