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Tha Weather We May Bat.
Fair tonight arid Tnurslay: rising
J. M. SHiBits, Obaerrer.
Temperature At 7 a. m.. 15 above,
at 3:30 p. m.. 3J aove.
Spring is here.
Bicycles at Hynes'.
Golf goods at Spencer's,
Buy a borne of Hull & Co.
Bay a home of Reidy Bros.
Guns at 1709 Second avenue.
T;r fisurance E. J. Burns.
For real estate, . J. Burns
Wild ducks at Harms1 restaurant.
Smoke George R- Davis' 5c cigar.
Patee Crest bicycles at Spencer's.
Wild ducks at Harms' restaurant.
Telephone 4483. E. E Mangold.
List your property with Reidy Bros.
Dr. J. E. Hawthorne, Y.M.C. A. block.
Rock Island shoes are union made.
Opposite Harper house.
Dr. O. E. McFadon. osteopath, 124
West Third street, Davenport.
Stearns and Fatee Crest bicycles at
Spencer's new store, 1709 Second ave
nue. Always remember that the Rock
Island shoes fit and wear. Opposite
Merchants' dinner at Harms' res
taurant. Quick service. Private sup
pers a specialty.
Those employed in laundry work
will find something of interest in to
night's want column.
The ice it. the Mississippi began to
break up and move again at 2 o'clock
this afternoon. The water is rising.
The only stock of roller skates in
the three cities, fall ball bearing lever
skates, full nickeled, only $3. at Spen
cer's. Here they are. The Rock Island
union made shoe in black or tan. lace
or button, at $2.50. Opposite Harper
Rumor has it this afternoon that a
well known business tile, that has
been much sought, is about to change
Mrs. R. L. Hamilton has moved ber
dressmaking parlors to 2106 Fifth
avenue, and is now prepared to do
Plans for the spring campaign were
outlined at a meeting of the demo
crat: city-township committee at
Turner hall last night.
If you have any trouble with your
wash send it to the Gem laundrv. You
will bo pleased, both with the quality
of the work ami the price.
An entertainment was given by the
conservatory of Augustana college at
the auditorium Monday night in
honor of the Illinois Swedish Lutheran
conference, now in session in Moline.
Open this evening. The greatest
slaughter in shoes ever inaugurated in
Rock Island. Ladies' $3.50 toll shoes
for 99 cents; ladies' $2.50 to $3 shoes
for 75 cents. Come early and avoid
the rush. Wright & Bar bet.
Money loaned on personal property
such as household furniture, horses,
wagons, etc., without publicity r
removal. Eastman & Co., 1712
Second avenue. Office open Monday
Wednesday and Saturday nights.
A rather unusual consignment was
handled by the baggagemen at the
Rock Island depot this morning. It
consisted of about 300 live quail en
route fromJWichita. Kan., to the Swan
Lake club, of Henry, 111., presumably
to stock a reserve.
The neate-t and most up-to-date
lunch room that Rock Island has had
in recent years has been fitted up by
Jsbn h. Janes, under the Rock Island
National bank. It is known as the
St. Julian, and shows enterprise that
should meet with encouragement.
Parties in search cf desirable build
ing lots in one of the choice locations
of tho city will find it to their interest
to read the want column on another
page. The lots are in McEniry's ad
dition. E J. Burns, room 12. Mitch
ell & Lvnde building, is agent for
V. M. O'Shea, one of the instructors
engaged for the county teachers' in
stitute. will give a free lecture at the
assembly room of the Moline High
school next Tuesday evening. The
subject will relate to child study,
which be has made a life's study.
There will also be music bv the High
' T. F. Wheelan. for years a manip
ulator of the silent message." has put
aside the printer s stick and inscniied
on bis banner "Cleanliness is next to
Godliness." He has purchased the
Excelsior laundry and will hereafter
conduct it on such lines as will make
it popular. Mr. Wheelan has many
friends who will be interested in his
The entertainment committee of the
Rock Island Club desires to call tho
members' attention to the fact tbat it
has engaged for a special feature at
Thursday's costume party and social
the renowned Q-iinn family, consirt
ing of Mattie, 6. George, 8, and Tom
my, 9 years resp3ctivelv- .ineynave
attracted much attention on the big
vaudeville circuit and axe wt 11 worth
Eepublicaaa held a. confab at the
court house last night in the interest
of the congressional candidacy of C.
J. Searle. Walter Johnson was the
chairman and H. D. Blakemore was
secretary of the meeting. It was de
cided to send missionaries into the
other counties in the district outside
Rock Ieland, and endeavor to line up
Searle delegations. The committee
selected to have charge of this work
is composed of E. D. Sweeney, B. F.
Knox and W. H. Edwards, of Rock
Island, and George W. Gamble, W. J.
Entrikin and M. D. Rosenfield, of Mo
line. POOR OVERWORKED MEN.
The Burden Tbat the Republican Party
Would Impose Upon Two Candidate.
Up in the Fifth ward, the republi
cans are daily realizing the more, that
it is a peculiar commentary both on
the material- and the limitations of
that material that the party has to
offer there, that one Frank E Robbins
should be so superior in point of
qualifications to all others in the ward
that he must be expected to
serve on the board of education, run
for alderman, and hold the positions
of two men at the Rock Island bridge
all at the same time.
And the more the republicans of the
Third ward hear and see of the
candidate whom they are enjoined
to support for alderman, the more
they wonder how it came to
pass that in all the ward this
one Frank Andrews, considering that
he alreadv has a county office, should
have been selected as the only one lit
to stand for alderman.
We Have Move
To our new location, 1721 Second
Avenue, next door west of Young
LOOK OUT FOR SHOE BARGAINS.
I - THE BOSTON
PRICE BROS. & CO., Props. 1705 Second Avenue, Rock Island, III.
Only 10 Days Left
To Attend the Remodeling Sale.
Men's fancy silk vest, $ 4. to and G kind going 5Q
Men's fancy stiff brown shirts, fl and f 1.50 kind go-
Men's fancy wash vests, the $3 kind going 1 50
Boys' soft and stiff hats, worth 75c and fl going 25 C
Children's toques and toques, worth 50 and 75c going
Men's fine merino hose, 50c kind going at 15c, 2 25 C
Men's tuff neckties, the 75c and tl kind at 35c, 3 j 00
STEWART, THE BATTER.
"Calumet Sees Not Cc!o-p to a
Baking POKdor Trust, but Con
umorairo Rapidly Learning
to Place Their Trust In
PORT BYRON NEWS POINTS.
News Stories From a Hatty Town Told lu a
Pjrt Bvron, March 21. The Relief
corps met at the residence of Mrs. J
E. Swisher Wednesday last.
Rev. William Baker, oi utua. is
reported to be very sick with pneu
monia. The Ladies' Academy Aid society
met at the dormitory Wednesday of
Workmen tor the Port Byron Lime
association have commenced woik
putting things in good shape.
A load of oats weighing 143 bushels
and eight pounds was sold to ueorge
Moor by J. D. Cox last Friday.
Henry Jackson, who has been clerk-in"-
in L S. Pearsall's store, has com
menced work upon the farm of S. L.
Prof. A. W. Burr, of Beloit, and James
Atkinson and J. I). Metzgar, of Mo
line, attended a meeting of academy
trustees Tuesday last. "
Mrs. illiain L. Cox. of Churaay,
owa, arrived in Port Byron Thursday
morning to altena me lunerai oi ner
mother, Mrs. Henry Ashdown.
Mrs. J. D. Webb, of Moline, is now
at the bedside of her daughter, Mrs.
R. M. Mitchell, of Rapids City, who
has sustained a stroke of apoplexy.
D. S. Metzgar started for Pittsburg
Wednesday morning last, on ac
count of receiving word that his
brother lay dangerously sick at that
Frank E. Rogers, .or Port liyron.
and James Dillon, of Hillsdale, have
been appointed to serve on the U. S.
petit jury, which meets at Peoria the
Mrs. Henry Ashdown, who died at
her home in Coo township, was in
terred at Fairfield cemetery Friday
last. The services were held at the
residence on account of Mr. Ashdown's
During the week one of the tele-
1hone wires connected with lort
yron and the country snapped, and
of course was useless, but an ingeni
ous farmer wrapped both cuds of the
wire around the wire fence beside the
road, and it worked like a charm.
Fred Schafcr. who was delivering
groceries Thursday last, was unfortu
nate in having a runaway. The horse
took a run down the bill, dashed
through a wire fence, upset the buggy
and bioke the seat, and became so en
tangled in the fence that he had to
be cut loose, but there was no further
Great preparations are being made
for a grand entertainment at the
town hall Friday evening ne.xt by the
pupils of the public echool, wnich
will consist of a good night drill bv
the little girls, music, recitations
one scene from Shakespeare's Romeo
and Juliet," concert, recitingof Tenny
son's Charge of the Light Brigade.'
ealute to the tlag by 16 High school
girls la costume and the tableau.
Goddess of liberty.
The Royal Neighbors met in regular
session Friday evening last, one new
member. Mrs. Lizzie Clark, of Le
Claire, being initiated. The lodge
was surprised about 10 o'clock by the
unexpected appearance tl tne oou
men, in honor of which the team gave
the "Grand March Drill." after which
an appetizing lunch, consisting of
pickles, cake, coffee and sandwiches.
was served, the gathering tten in
duliring in the light fantastic toe to
the music of a violin, clarinet and
piano until the "wee sma' hours'' of the
Pbclp's "4-C" Cough. Cold and
Croup cure is guaranteed. It cures
chronic cases. It is put of tho old
rut. For asthma and all other lung
troubles take 4-C" The Harper
The Inner Man
Good things te satisfy the
inner man can always be
found at our Btore. Read
Kg it Plant,
Malaga drapes Strawberries,
Grape Fruit. Naval Oranges,
Wine SapAPDlei, Hananas.
Northern Spies. Baldwins,
Dressed Chickens. Canned Oysters,
Pressd Pucks, Hulk inters.
Dressed Turkeys. Wild Ducks.
1P20 Second Are.
re nickeled and put in
proper order for this
year's use, at Hynes.
All work guaranteed.
824 Twentieth Street Rock Island,
303 W. Third St., Davenport.
Here is something new.
A little 5 o'clock tea stand, com
plete in every detail; brass tea kettle.
holding one and a half pints, brass
lamps with best style burner, neat
nickcle stand and tray. Whole thing
makes an article, which is at once an
ornament and a great convenience in
every household. We start the price
Where Did You Get That
Swell Top Coat?
At the M. & K-, of course! Might have known that by
the style and choice of the garment They always have
the swell styles and their price is decidedly the lowest in
Vicunas, Whip Cords, Grey Cheviots, all the fetching
colors in Coverts. These $10 and $12 50 Top Coats are
DO Not Be Humbugged Into Buying an Overcoat
Before Seeing Our Line.
L. 5. McCABE & CO.
Iia 14 Va jinn Bagf