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THE ABGTJS, WEDNESDAY, MAEC1T 21, 1900.
That's why the public has shown its appreciation
of the furniture buying opportunities we offer.
Go up to the bridge and see the wagons going
to Davenport. You will see our wagons going
over there with furniture. You know what that
means. It means that Davenporters know a
good thing as well as psople in Rock Island.
Just Now we Can Interest You in
We have a line that will please you beyond doubt.
Hundreds of them in many styles and prices.
Don't miss seeing the immense line. Our stock
is replete with the best of everything, and we
want you to come and look at it. Don't buy if
you don't want, but be sure and sec our goods
before you buy elsewhere.
THE BIG STORE.
Cor. Sixteenth Street
Spalding and 6. G; I. Golf
Agrippa and Musselburg golf balls. Dupli
cate whist boards. Boxing gloves, punching
bags and sweaters. Gymnasium supplies of all
kinds. Bicycles aid sundries. Repairing of
Wc can repair anything from a nut-meg
to a clap of thunder.
1709 Second avenue, Rock Island.
M 15 1ST U.
OXFORDS AND VICUNAS. FANCY CHEVIOTS.
All shades and weights. rroui the cheapest to the best.
FANCY WORSTEDS OF A HUNDRED STYLES.
New Broken Checks. Staple Stripes all Colors.
BLUE SERGES. CLAY WORSTEDS.
In every style, shade and weight. Black and New Spring Colorings.
FANCY STRIPED FLANNELS.
For Coats -and Trousers for Outing and Summer wear. Also full
suits dark blue with delicate white stripe.
Cream and tan with light or dark stripes. Workmanship. Finish.
In Oxfords. Vicunas, Corcrts,
Venetians, etc.. in the new cas
tor shades, tan. blue, brown,
black, etc. Richly tailored.
It will pay you to have your clothes made by
LfflTZ, THE TAILOR.
3ii Brady Street,
and Second Avenue.
In every material and style.
Correctly made, with or with
HAS FEDERAL OFFICE,
Adair Pleasants Appointed Dis
trict Referee in Bank
ruptcy. H0N0S COMES TO HIM UNSOLICITED.
Rock Island Attorney Named to Succeed
W. H. Foster, of Geoeaeo, Who U Obliged
to Relinquish the Duties on Account of
Private Business Selection Hade by
Judge c. C. Kohlisat. of Cbleaf .
Adair Pleasants received notice to
day of his appointment bv Judge C.
C. Kohlsaat, of the United States
conrt at Chicago, as referee in bank
ruptcy for this district, succeeding
W. H. Foster, of Geneseo. The dis
trict embraces the counties of Rock
Island. Henry and Mercer. The hon
or that has been conferred upon Mr.
Pleasants is quite a distinguished one.
as in manv instances the referee pre.
sides in the sense of a federal judge
in the adjudication of important busi
ness and financial matters.
The appointment came to Mr.
Pleasants entirely unsolicited, and is
therefore the more a recognition of
bis fitness for the responsible office
Mr. Foster has been obliged to re
linquish the referee's office on account
of other professional duties squiring
b i in to be outside of the district the
greater part of the time.
TWO RAILROAD ACCIDENTS.
Hwltchman Monroe and Fireman Madison
Benjamin F. Monroe, a switchman
on the C, R. I. & P.. living at 607
Fortv-fifth street, was knocked down
by fctriking the viaduct while standing
on top of a moving stock car last
night and severely bruised about the
face and neck. He was taken to his
home, where Dr. De Silva attended
Louis Madison, fireman on a Rock
Island switch engine, while switching
just above the viaduct last night, was
thrown against the side of the cab by
lurch of the engine and injured
about the spine. He was conveyed to
his home. 'J.tlb ruth avenue, where
Dr. J. De Silva gave him the neces
AN AUTOMOBILE FACTORY.
Chicago Capitalists May Lccate One at
A Mr. Reuter. of Chicago, who is
the patentee of a new automobile, is
here in search of a location for a fac
tory to manufacture his machine
The factoiy may locate in East Mo
line. Mr. Reuter is backed b' Chi
The membership statement of the
Modern Woodman society for the
month ending reb. it, shows that so
ciety has 4 16.837 benefit and i.'2,o5
social members, or a total member-
ship in absolute good standing of
4C'J.42z. J. he report gives the Insur
ance in force as f sn.il, uu. J. he
net gain in membership during the
month of February was 9.65S, carry
ing tl5.816.500 in force. There are
now 7,854 local camps.
Head Consul 2tortncott has accept
ed the resignation of Rev. J. O. Davis
as state lecturer for Idaho, owing to
his removal to Waterville. Washing
ton. It will interest local Woodmen to
know that during the month of Feb
ruary, as reported by Head Clerk
Hawee, the receipts of theMoiern
ood man society from all sources
totaled $380,955.54, divided as fol
lows: Benefit fund, f 365,838.05; per
capita tax, $5,455; supplies to local
camps, $6,801.57; certificate fees,
$1,166.50; miscellaneous, $1,693.52
total $380,955.54. There were 226
pages of cash entered during the
month, and 11,243. receipts issued by
the bookkeeping department for the
remittances above totaled.
The Reward for Farber.
Sheriff Cralle is sending out the fol
lowing printed notice to cities
throughout the country.
Rock Island, III.. March 16. 1900.
$250 by the county of Rock Island and
$150 ,by the citizens of Rapids City
for the arrest of Arthur D. Farber,
wanted for grave robbery, (was a
student of the Keokuk medical col
lege). Description Height. 5 feet
11 inches; age 24 years; eyes, bine
gray, heavy black eyebrows; black,
curly hair: dim pies in chin; weight, 155
to 165 pounds; talks quick; when he
left, wore light pants, dark brown
stiff hat, barred vest, tan shoes with
round toes: can grow mustache and
beard; is football player. Arrest,
hold and wire."
Hod j Recovered
After a several days' search, the re
mains of Charles Stein, the employe
of the Clinton Bridge and Iron works,
who was drowned in the Wapsie river
last week while employed with the
bridge gang erecting the new bridge
across the river a mile from Big Rock,
have been recovered. The men who
have been dragging the river for the
body of the drowned man succeeded
n locating it about fifty feet from
here the accident occurred, ana
towed it to the shore. The body was
interred at Delmar. Iowa.
Be Fooled toe Surgeon.
All doctors told Renick Hamilton.
of West Jefferson, O.. after suffering
18 months from rectal fistula, he
would die unless a costlv operation
was performed; but he cured himself
with Buckien s Arnica oaive, the
best in the world. Surest pile care
on earth, zoc a box. at liartz ax Ln-
emeyer's drug store.
CASES IN COUNTY COURT.
H. W. Cooper Charged With Violation of
State Factory Law Other Matters.
In the county conrt this afternoon
a case against H. W. Cooper, harness
hat d ware manufacturer, of Moline,
was begun. The complaining witness
is William Ehn, deputy state factory
inspector, who charges that Ccoper
employed boys under 16 years of age
without securing proper affidavit as
to their ages. The case was begun
three years ago in a justice court in
Yesterday afternoon the jury re
turned a verdict finding James Keller,
of Moline, guilty of assault with'a
deadly weapon upon David Smith.
The assault 'and battery case of Joe
Kelley was then taken np and went
to the jury at noon today.
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL.
A. Geil is back from Chicago.
Mrs. William Hess is in Reynolds.
Fred Mann, of Omaha, is in the
G. Shoemaker is in Chicago on busi
ness. Mrs. Howard Biker is in Hampton
C. . Pemble went to Chicago last
Fritz Staassen has returned to
Miss Anna Major went to Taylor
Miss Nellie Rounds left for Hot
R. C Ioxse has b.en called to St.
Louis by the death of his father.
Col. George W. Bird, of Madison,
Wis., is registered at the Harper.
John Waespe left yesterday over
the D.. R. I. & N. W. for Portland,
Mrs. Jane Slater, of Osco. is here
visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Will Berg-
John Seelcv and John Wendt have
gone up to the 'Dosia for a 2. weeks
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Searle have a
new daughter at their home on Seven
The Naval Reserves gave a success
ful dance last night at the Armory.
Atout fifty couples were in attend
Hon. Frank Lynch and wife, of
rargo. N. JJ., who have been visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Fred T. Myers, left for
St. Paul this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Marshall, who
have been visiting with their daogh
ter, Mr j. W. A. Lovett. returned to
their home at Morrison today.
Mrs. Ellen Gannon is verv low with
heart disease at the home of her son,
C M. (iannon. of South I'ark. The
latter is also confined to his bed.
Robert M. Ramsay, son of Judge
Ramsay, is here from Morrison acting
as court stenographer for a few days
in the place of 11. I). lslakemore.
Hen. William McEniry departed
last night for .New Orleans, lie will
return in about ten days, accompan
ied by his wife and children, who
have been on an extended visit in the
Timothy Wilson Le Quaite, of Chi
cago, a promoter cf publicity, repre
senting the Mabin Advertising
agency, is in Rock Island with the
high mission of encouraging manu
facturers and others to let their light
Central League Formed.
Organization of the Central Illinois
Baseball league was perfected at a
meeting held at bprlnghela yesterday.
The league will embrace six teams.
located at Terre Haute, Danville, De
catur. Bloomington. Peoria and
Springfield. The schedule for the
season has been discussed, but not de
termined upon, and has been left to
President Schmidt to arrange. The
season will open May 1.
St. John's society of St. Mary's
church has purchased a beautiful
banner ot imported damask silk,
with gold embroidery. The cost was
$95. On one side is a picture of
St. John, the patron of the society,
and on the other the emblem of the
Western Catholic union. It is to be
placed in the church April 22, at
which time prominent members of
the church from abroad will be pres
Andalusia, March 21. There will
be 'preaching at the Baptist church
next Sunday morning at 11 o'clock by
Mr. Clay pool.
Messrs. James btewart and James
Carothers were in the village Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. v. 1. tin ley have re
turned home to Reynolds after a short
Miss Maude Bonev has returned
from a short visit with relatives in
Arthur Ballard left Wednesday for
Idaho, to join his brother, H. L. Bal
lard and family.
Uur school closes this week so the
teachers can attend the annual county
nstitute at Kock island.
Orie Heath and family moved in the
country near Taylor Ridge, and Oscar
Anderson and family have taken pos
session of the house vacated by Mr.
Oolag Dowi Hill.
People suffering from kidney dis
ease feel a gradual but steady loss
of vitality. They should lose no time
in trying Foley's Kidney Cure. It is
guaranteed. All druggists.
Too many people lose valuable time
in experimenting with coughs and
cold cores. They should take Foley's
Honey and Tar before it is too late.
HIS DEATH SUDDEN.
Jacob H. Britton, of Andalusia,
Succumbs to Attack
AN OLD SETTLES OF THE VILLAGE.
Harloc Lived There Since 1863. Several
Tears Previous to Which Be Was a
Resident of Kdglngton Township A
Native of Ohio-Survived by Widow and
Elzht Children Other Obituary.
Death came suddenly to Jacob H.
Britton, one of the old let tiers of
Rock Island county, at his home in
Andalusia yesterday afternoon, his
body being fcund at 5 o'clock by
neighbors in the rear of his premises,
where he had succumbed to an apo
plectic attack. The news of his death
was brought to Rock Island in a tele
phone message to his son, ex-Supervisor
J. G. Britton, who was here on
business, and who, with his brother,
John W., departed immediately for
Deceased was a native of Lisbon,
Columbiana county, Ohio, where he
was born Jan. 9, 1824. He settled in
Illinois in 1855. and in that year, was
united in marriage with Julia A.
Gardner, who survives with eight
children, three children having pre
ceded their father in death. Those
living are: Mrs. F. A. Lee man, Mrs.
William Beaumont, Mrs. C. II. Hunt
lev, Misses Bertie and Katie and
James G. and George Britton, all of
Andalusia, and John W. Britton, of
Mr. Britton had been a resident of
Andalusia since 1862, and for several
years previous to that had lived in
Edgington township. He was a plas
terer by trade, and followed this vo
cation up till a year or so ago, when
he gave up active work to spend the
remainder of his days in retirement.
He was the last to die of a large fam
ily of children.
Mr. Britton, as it was custom, per
formed the chores about his home
yesterday, and appeared in his usual
spirits and health, his death coming
without any warting. and proving
a great shock to his family and friends.
He bad a wide acquaintance and en
joyed the confidence and respect of all
who knew him. and his demise will
occasion sorrow deep and sincere.
Politically. Mr. Britton was a staunch
democrat. He was a model citizen
an industrious honest man.
The funeral services will occur at
Andalusia at 'I p. in. tomorrow.
Mrs. tjeorge t. Church, who was
born in Rock Island county 61 years
asro. died today at her home in Car
bon ClifT, of paralysis.
Theiuneril of De Von McGill was
held from the residence. 2514 Seventh
avenue, at 3 o'clock yesterday after
noon. The services were conducted
by Rev. W. S. Marnuis, of the Broad
wav Presbyterian church, and the
interment was at Chippiannock. The
pallbearers were Louis Jones, Frank
Davis, E. Morev, 11. 1'latt, Louis
Ullemeyer and F. A. Jones.
HOBOES ARE ON THE MOVE.
Rock Island Kntertalnlnc Delegation of
Sons of Rest Sore Sign of Spring;.
The most certain indication of the
advent of spring, aside from the aim
nic, is the presence among us of. the
annual influx of tramps. Citizens liv
ing near the Rock Island railroad yards
report extremely frequent visits from
the gentry, and people passing along
the streets are frequently appealed to
for money by characters who are usu
ally under the lnnuence of liquor, lhe
police have it in their power to make
it so disagreeable for this class of fel
lows that they would blue pencil Rock
island on their route boos..
Temperance Workers Meet.
The W. C. T. U. met yesterdav
afternoon at the i, M. C. A. chapel
The program rendered under the
direction of Mrs. J. W. urafton was
of unnsual interest. The subject,
"Rum and Foreign Missions." was
presented in two able papers "The
Liquor Iratlic in Africa," bv Mrs. L.
E. West, and "The Liquor Traffic in
the Philippines," by Mrs. Davis, of
Liavenport. A vocal solo, "salva
tion's Story," by Miss Littig; a piano
solo by airs. Wilbur, and a Icrcel m
address by Mrs. Grafton completed
the program. At the business session
it was decided to bold a district con
ference of temperance workers in
Rock Island carlv in Mav.
A fire broke out about 6 o'clock last
evening in the Rock Island Lumber
company's mill, but was extinguished
by the employes before much damage
was done. It was started by friction
in a machine on the lower floor. Hose
companies No. 1 and No. 3 turned ont.
Best of All
To cleanse the system in a gentle and
truly beneficial manner, when the
springtime comes, use the true and
perfect remedy. syrur ' rigs. Buy
the genuine. Manufactured by the
California Fig Syrup company only,
and for sale by all druggists, at 50
ents per bottle.
The Best Halve in the World
is Banner Salve. It is made from a
prescription by a world wide known
skin specialist, and is positively the
most healing salve for piles, burns,
scalds, ulcers, running sores aad all
skin diseases. All druggists.
TS Vzl tH Ha itrajt foga
L. S. McCabe & Co.
The March Sale of Muslin Underwear.
Nearly 39.000 garments are spread out on our second floor in
tempting piles of snowy whiteness. Not a garment of them all bears
the sweat shop taint. Made in light, airy factories, by well paid,
health country women and girls, the superior workmanship and
style of the different articles appeal to the taste of every women.
These garments were purchased six months ago in large quanti
ties, with every facility for buying at the lowest possible price, when
materials were lower than ever known before. We strongly advise
you to supply your wants now, at these prices, for the whole season.
Some idea of the magnitude of the stock for your choosing may
be gained from the following:
We are showing 55 different styles of Corset Covers at 25c to 50c.
35 different styles of Drawers at 25c to 50c.
27 different styles of skirts at 50c to $1.
50 different styles of gowns at 50c to $1.
Come in the morning if possible when trading is easier. The best
time is about 9.
The Sprlag Opening of Silks and
Veiy special offerings of 5i inch penulne
Scotch homespuns, real values S2.50. at, 1.50
Plaid backs for walking skirts, special at
It! 50, tl.ttS and 11.50 a yaid.
Fine cheviot suitings at 98c, Wo and 75c a
Handsome black crepons, very special at
8.xj a yard. Big ottering of fancy sllka, ele
gant hemstitched taffetas. French brocades
and pastel foulards, usually H ii. (1.45, 1.75
and ti a yard, all, at per yard 9So.
SPECIAL HOUR SALE.
The values are remarkable. Attend
t he le sales. Note the hour, 2:'.50 each
day of this week.
On Monday at 3:30, ladies' 75c mus
lin gowns at 35o
On Tuesday at 2:30, ladies' S1.25
sklr.s, at Oc
On Wednesday at 2:30. French cor
set covers worth 30c at 13c
On Thursday, at 2:30, Indies dollar
towns ak. 4 5c
On Fridsy at 2:30, ladies' 253 mus
lin drawers ISo
On Saturday at 2:3(1. children's
good muslin drawers Be
Tomorrow morning, no matter what the barometer
and thermometer will register, wo will inaugurate our
Spring Opening of Men's and Boys' Clothing, Furnish
ings and liats. Our semi-annual openings have al
ways marked an event of extraordinary interest to
gentlemen who wish to dress well at small cost, ami
to mothers and guardians, who not only wish their
boys well, but serviccably dressed at the minimum
of cost. We should not say much about price at the
beginning of a season, but, though
Our Stock is More Beautiful
Than we have ever been able to offer, our best efforts
have been directed to the end that prices, ualities
considered, should be lower than you have ever paid.
Our store and everything that it contains will be full
of interest to you during the entire season, and we
hopo that everyone who reads this announcement will
take time to call. All will be heartily welcome.
SOMMERS & LAVELLE.
1802 Second Avenue.
J. F. Robiksoh, President I S. McCabe. Vice President. H. E. Casts sl. Cashier
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, L. S. McCabe, E. D. Sweeney,
C. J. Larkin, J. F. Robinson, Henry W. Trcmann,
James J. La Velle, U. E. Casteel, H. D. Maok,
Sweeney & Walker. Solicitors.
MOXKT LOINKD OS PERSONAL, COLLATERAL OB SEAL ESTATE SECL'KITT.
Open daily 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. Saturdays 7 to 8 p. m.
Office in Rock Island National Bank Building.
A Few of Oar Muslin Underwear
Special sale lots of gowns at 1. 07c, KKs, 75o,
68c, aJi, loo and iic
Special sale low of drawers at 50o, 39c. 35c,
25c and 15c.
Special sale low at II. 87c. 75c, Oho, 50o and
Special sale lots at 45c, 39c, 25c, 19o, 15c, 10c
For the Children.
(Jood muslin drawers at llo. So and 7c.
Infants' cambric slips, ruffle trimmed. 5c.
Child a white musiln skins, 2 to 5 3 cars, 15c.
Muslin cowds, ruffle trimmed, ages 3 to 8
years at 2c.
At 10 o'clock each morning and at 8
o'clock each afternoon wo ofTcr 100
yards of French satin solid, ail wool
and 40 inches wide, a SI value, at
48c Per Yard.
One dress to a customer.
L. D. Mndffe,
Louis A. Schmidt
It's Safe to Buy
Here, no matter how low the
prie:e of an article may be. We
tell reliable HARDWARE only.
Quality is not cheapened because
iigurcs are small. Good mater
ial, excellent workmanship and
linish are characteristic features
of everything in stock. And the
great variety makes choosing
easy. This hint is for those
who have not seen
JO J rwtuttttb Strttu