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THE ABGUS, WEDNESDAY, JTFSE ( WOOi
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McEMBY WINS OUT.
yon must pay tribute to the sugar
truse. When you strike a match, it
is by the grace of the Diamond match
trust. If you read your bible by
lamp light, vou mast barn Incense to
Candidacy for Legislature Upheld the Standard Oil trust. The tin plate
trust win now lurnisu uu cups at an
advanced price, while if you want to
By County Demoo
THI3 AFTERNOON'S CONVENTION.
Contest for Chairman
the Other Proceedings.
The Bock Island county democratic
convention, held at Turner hall this
afternoon, serTed to demonstrate the
interests and earnestness felt in the
welfare of the party at the opening of I question of imperialism Mr.
drown your sorrows in strong drink
the whisky trust and beer syndicate
will accommodate vou. It is luck
for the people that Sbylock has no in
tluence with Almighty God, else
tbere would be a trust on rain, air
and sunshine as soon as the authori
ties of New Jersey could issae the
charter. There seems to be some di-
agreement as to who is the mother of
trusts. The republican patty is the
mother of trusts. Republican class
legislation is the hot-bed in which
thse dry-headed monsters are bred
fed, fostered and fattened upon th
life blood of the people." On the
tnis campaign year. The attitude of
the convention on the question of mi
nority representative indorsement
was the main topic of discus.
sion and about its disposition
interest mainly centered. During
All See These
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In all respects the best bikes in the world
as everybody knows. Having no equals,
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bicycle making, they could not be im
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improvement every detail of excellence
there isn't a bicycle in this wide world
that has a better right to your coufidence
or good. S. B. Select the best. S. B.
Stearns bicycles. All models. Prices, $40
1709 Second avenue, Rock Island.
Perfection is Oim
In everything that concerns tailoring we are
always at the head We keep an eye on what
must be the prevailing styles in tailoring.' Our
spring suitings comprise the richest array of
fabrics obtainable. We employ only the best
skilled labor obtainable. Our prices and work
manship will justify your consideration. We
never fail to please the most fastidious dresser.
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LAPITZ, THE TAILOR.
321 Brady Street,
M. J. MENIKY
the morning the various factions
growing out of this issue were cau
cusing, and preparing for the after.
noon proceedings. It was a sort of 3
cornered tight, involving the candi
dauy of M. J. McEoiry, the candidacy
of J. P. Looney, aud the feeling favof-
aoie to Henry county.
J. U. Andrews, the Henry county
candidate was joined by Levi Water
man. Joseph Dunham and William
I lot ft, of Gene.-eo, who woiked euer
getieally in his behalf and in behalf
of Henry county. As the hour ap-
proachea lor the as.emblui of the
couveution, circumstances so shaped
iu-ui6elves that 11 was a case of Mc
Knirv against the field.
The Rock inland county democratic
convention was cilltd to order at
lurner hall at 2 o'chvk this after.
noon by J. W. Cavaaaugh, chairman
of the count) committee. After Mr.
-i ... 1 t .
-avanaugn nan announced tne pur
poses for which the democrats were
feeling and of ai iion, the secretary of
tni committee, Al. J. McKniry. read
upon motion or i. A. wvle. it was
decided to vote bv delegations for
temporary chairman, the chairmau
from each delegation to caavass his
delegation before announcing the
For temporarv chairman, E J. Burns
nominated John Schafer. Jr.. and V.
H. Laniont nominated J. CJ. Britton.
Mr. Schafer was elected presiding
oflicer on the first ballot bv a vote of-
114 to 71. Prolonged cheers followed
tne announcement of the vote. When
the applause had subsided, upon mo
lion oi a. i. iJruion, Mr. bchaler was
made the unanimous choice of the
convention for temporary chairman.
The Tent Vote.
This is the vote on temporary chair
man: Sharer Brltion
Port By i on :t
Hampton, No. I 1
HaiLBion, No. 2 :i
Hampton. No. 3 J
Ftrt ward 7
Secnfl ward 8
Third ward I 2
Fifth ward. 3
Sixth ward... 1!
Seventh ward .
South Itoclt It-land i
KX K 1.S1D.
Fi'tn ward I
Sixth ward i
Seventh ward .
Iae Hwls .
Kdtfi-s-ton. No 1
Fxltrtnttton. No. 2
Buflaio Prairie. ft
ln-urv 2 2
For temporary secretary 11. D. Cor
ken was elected by acclamation, after
E. J. Burns and W. L. Aster, whose
names bad oeen placed before tne
said in part: "Imperialism is a new
doctrine in American politics.
child of Monarchy, it is the twin
brother of Tyranny. Brute force is
the mother of both. Imperialism is
the religion of Mammon t. Its oracle
speak through the brazen and bloody
hps of cannon. Its loving cup is
skull, and its creed consists in three
words, written in the tears and blood o
arres "Might Makes Ri ght." Thi
was tne creed ot Alexander. J. nis was
the creed of the Caesers. It was the
creed of Napoleon when he had
dreams of universal empire. It is th
creed of William McKinley and the re
publican party today. Imperialism
is tne argument ji mieves. it is an
ta'onislic to the Monroe doctrine, th
constitution and the declaration of in
dependence. It is the same the world
over. When the Moers and hiiipmos
cry for liberty, or death; it irives
them death, tverv gun hred in
South Africa by the British and every
irnn fi Yfii! Vitrthn admin ictrfltinn fnrniM
itt the sunset isles of the l'acilic seas
is fired aeainst the proposition that
governments derive their just powers
from the consent of the governed.
lhe report or the committee on
credentials was accepted withou
L. A. Wvlie moved that J. W
Cavanaugh be made the permanen
officer of the convention. Mr. Cav
anaug declined, whereupon on motion
of J. n. elch the temporary organ
ization was mitue permanent.
three committees of nve members
each were ordered appointed to select
delegates to the state, congressional
and senatorial conventions. L. O
Jabns moved that the delegates to the
senatorial convention be chosen by
ballot. 1 he roll was tailed on the
question, resulting in the carrying of
Jahn s motion by a vote of SI to 81
Two tickets for delegate to the
senatorial convention were nominate'
bv Andrew Olson and K. A. Wvlie,
respectively, as follows:
11. C. J. Meyer, Charles Swisher, C
C. Cotne, William Filbert, F. Gustof-
son, M. O'Reillv, A. Olson. Mike Mur-
rin. 11. J. Bysche. C. W. Hink, II. L.
Wheelati. A. D. Iluesintr, C. B. Mai-
hill, E. J. Burns, William McEoiry,
feier behleuter, Herman Uetjens,
Robert Heck, Leo Deisnrotb.
C. J. Waldman, George Wright. S
Hill, Pat Lee. Andy Allen, Louis
Jahns, Anton Benson Charles A. Lar
son, John Weckel, Benton Davis, John
W. Welch, W. II Lamont. Leo Deis
nroth, James (I. Britton, Henry
Gripp. II. D. Llwell, llnam Aster,
John Finnegau. L. A. Wyiie.
Mr. Olson stated the list be pre
nnnted was favorable to the candi
dacy of M. J. McEnirv.
Mr. Wvlie said hit ticket was for
the "democratic party." Others
shouted the Wylio list was for Loo
J. W. Welch said he did not want
au instructed delegation sent to the
H. J. Gripp said he had no prefer
ence for representative, therefore he
wished his name withdrawn rather
than serve as an instructed delegate.
J. F. Looney appealed for harmony.
He said he was a democrat. He
wanted to tro to the legislature. His
candidacy was earnest, and he asked
bis friends to stand bv him. But he
did not want to go to the legislature
at the expense of Henry county.
THE MAIN QUESTION.
A. D. Huesing believed the ques
tion that should be first decided was
whether Rock Island countv was this
fall entitled to the nomination for
representative. Mr. Huesing put his
suggestion in the form of a motion,
which was seconded.
Chairman Schafer appointed as a
committee to select delegates to the
state convention: A. D. Huesing, E
J. Burns, R. C. J. Meyer, F. S. Gates.
J. D. Kistler, and the committee to se
lect delegates to the congressional con
gressional convention: Miles McKin-
ney. B. C. Beck. Ed Coryn, W. Wil
cox, I. J. oiedill. Jr.
M. J. McEniry said that all be de
sired was a fair expression of the
Rock Island county democracy. He
charged that the political actions of
Mr. Looney were not such as entitled
convention for the position, had de-1 him the support of the Rock Island
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Upon motion of G. F. McXabney a
committee of five on credentials was
appointed. Tne chairman named G.
F. McNabney. J. W. Welch. Herman
Detjens. Benton Davis. Gus Segar.
Wmle the committee on credentials
was at work in an ante-room, the
convention listened to an address by
C. A. Windle, of Ottawa, 111., editor
of the Gatling Gun.
Aa A are of Trusts.
county democracy, claiming he had
never, to his knowledge, contributed
to a campaign fund, aud that four
years ago he tried to induce the pop
ulists to bring out a candidate for
minority representative against the
Mr. Andrews la IIatrd.
G. E. Morgan called for a speech
from J. II. Andrews, Henry county's
candidate for the democratic nomina
tion for the legislature. Mr. An-
FINISHED ITS WORK.
The Grand Jury for May Term
of Court Finally Dismissed.
The orand inry for the May term
of the circuit court after being on duty
for three weeks completed its labors
today and was discharged. The jury
beard 233 witnesses and returned
nearly 100 indictments.
The following additional in diet-
ment was divulgel today:
Forgery Arthur L. Smith.
There are said to be among the in
dictments suppressed some of a rather
sensational order, which cannot De
made public for some time.
The grand jurors reported that they
found the countv lail in as zooa a
sanitarv condition as the circum
stances and surroundings of the jail
will permit; that the prisoners ap
pear to be well kept and supplied with
an abundance of food of good
quality, and upon due inquiry among
prisoners they hear 6f no complaint of
The complete list of indictments
returned by the grand jury yesterday
is as follows:
Keepers of House of 111 Fame Mar
garet Murray, August Wehling, Chris
Donaboo, Lou Bishop. llliam Cur-
ran, Charles Parker, August Sehnert,
Keeoinsr Opening Tippling House
on Sunday James Smpieton, Chris
Donaboo. John F. Martin, August
Wehline. William Curran, Lou
Bishop, Charles Farker. August Seh
nert, John Britton. John Paulsen,
James Given. Gottlieb Z wicker, Louis
Glockhoff. Ferdinand Gross, Charle3
Miller, Charles Johnson, Margaret
Murray, Albert Owen, John bchafer,
Perjury W. U. Eastman.
Laruen'v Lizzie Hartmau.
Assault With a Deadly Weapon
Assault and Battery Mark Smith.
Resisting an Oflicer Mark Smith.
The indicted keepers of houses of
ill-fame and saloonkeepers were all
arrested durinir yesterday afltsrnoon
and taken before Judge Gest, furnish
ing bonds for their appearance when
waiitud for trial. The keepers of
houses of ill-fame each furnished 500
and the alleged violators of the Sun
day law f 300.
W. n. Moore, attorney for the D
ii. I. & N. W. road, todiy entered
motion for the dissolution of the
temporary injunction granted Bedar
Wood and Martha Dunn restraining
the railroad company from building
on the river tront in aionne opposite
their property, the company agrueing
to give bonds for the damage claimed
by the complainants as a result of the
building of the objectionable right oi
way, said damage to be hxed later on.
The court overruled the motion.
Wife's Orave Charges.
Clemenco Cleyssens, of Moline, in a I
suit for divorce, alleges that her nus
band, I aul Cleyssens. has at various
lmes threatened to kill bv beating
and choking her and attempting to
administer poison, desiring to get her
out" of the wav, she declares, in order
hat he could marry a woman named
Biss, with whom, Mrs. Cleyssens, al
leges, he has been intimate for several
vears. Mrs. Clevssens also asks the
custody of her four children, and ali
mony for their support. Iho couple
were married in .Belgium June lb,
1M7. Judge Gfst has granted an
njunction. prayed by Mrs Cleyssens,
restraining the husband from inter
fering with the plaintiff or her chil
dren pending the disposition of the
SICK MAN RUNS AMUCK.
C. A. Windle. editor of the Gatling ! drew said he did not know whether
Gnn, in addressing the convention, j he was at a funeral or a feast. Mr.
paid In part: "This is an age of j Andrews claimed he had the nnani
truets. If yoa sweeten yoar coffee, J ctmttailid on smh we.
Brain Ker Patient Escanca from Hos
pital and Terrlflea South Heights.
J. C. Sangren escaped from St.
Anthony's hospital, at 3 o'clock this
morning, where be has been conhned
with brain fever, being in a crazed
condition, bv jumping from a win
dow in the first story of the building.
He was entirely nude and in that
condition ran towards Elm street to I
Eighteenth avenue and down the
latter thoroughfare to South Heights.
He announced his arrival tbere by
pounding on doors and teirifying
yells. The slumbering residents
were aroused and wondered what
the "war dance'" was about- He was
missed at the hospital and the police
were summoned. Night Capt. Giles
and Onicer Baker Dually ran down
the unfortunate disturber near the
reservior and took him back to the
The Modern Beatnty
Thrives on good food and sunshine.
with plenty of exercise in the open
ir. Her form glows with health and
face blooms with its beauty. If her
vstem needs the cleansing action of
laxative remedy, she uses the gentle
and p'.easnt Syrup of Figs, made by
the California fig syrup company,
Many a man has been insured
against Blight's disease, diabetes or
other dangerous ailment by a 60 cf nt
bottle of Foley's Kidney Care. Take
no other. AU druggin.
SESSION WAS A BUSY
More of the Local Indictments
Returned Yesterday Afternoon.
The most sensational ribbon selling
of the year will commence on Thurs
day morning at 8 o'clock and contin
ue until lots are entirely closed.
A ilanufacturer's Surplus Stock
Up to 75c Ribbons at 25c.
500 pieces fine fancy ribbons ia all
the most desirable creations of the
season, corded and hemstitched ef
fects, beautiful coloring.
Satin Hibbons. 14 inche? wide, value
S1.00;J3atin Ribbons, 10 inches wide,
value 75c; Moire Ribbons; 12 inches
wide, value 95c; Fancy Ribbons 4
to 7 inches wide, value. 3c, 4Sc. 5Sc,
65c, and 75c. none reserved, all, all,
all go at. Jtr
per yard kJ
Wash Goods Remnants
The heavy wash goods selling of the
past ten days has naturally left behind
a great many remnants. These we
propose to make -short work of.
White and colored wasb goods in
dimitiest batiste. Mousseline de Soie,
zephyrs, lawns, ginghams, piques, ev
Waist lengths, skirt lengths, dress
lengths, of this sea'Son'-s finest fab
rics. Take your pick, commencing
Thursday all marked at one-fourth,
one-third, one-half their real value.
Cut Flowers for Graduates.
Always the lowest prices and flow
ers fresh every morning.
Pink, white, yellow and red -roses, per
dozen. 75c and 50c
American Beauty Roses, .per doz. $1!00
Carnations-, all colons, per doz 19c
Smilax. choice, per yard 19c
Ferns, per doz 6c
Thursday morning we shall have on
sale the best line of table tumblers
ever got together here. From tho
little medicine glass up to the big
lemonades, there's choosing for every
body, at the prices only made possiblo
by the buying power of this store.
To start the selling -right we shall
maki? two special bargain offers?, good
any day. the rest of this week, whllo
Bargain No. 1: Genuine cut glass tum
blers, strawberry diamond and fan
pattern, usually $3.75 a dozen; be
ginning Thursday morning and whllo
they test each customer may buy six
of theso genuine heavy cut straw
for 12c -apiece
Bargain No. 2: Specially bought for
this sale, finger bowls, thin as Ho
hemian glass, more brilliant, far
stronger, engraved vine and leaf
pattern, would be cheap et 25c; for
this sale we say
Out Go the Bicycles.
Closing out the last of our bicycles
at the spot factory cost.
Men's Sncll Special Bicycles,
sell at f 50.00. out the go
Women's Snell Specials, the last of tho
lot go. instead of $50.00.
L. S. McCABE & CO., ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS.
Special Low Prices
In Boys' Wear.
Boys' Long Pant Suits, Age 14 to 19.
Fancy Plaids and Mixtures, pure nil wool fabric, extra well
lined and tailored $5.95
Boys Knee Pant Suits, Age 3 to iO.
Plain Blue Serge Blouse Suits at ft. 00
Red Collar Blue Serge Blouse Suits at f i.60
White Braided Blue Sergo Blouse Suits at f i 50
All Three Styles are Marked Down to $3,75
Boys' Knee Pant Wash Suits, Age 8 to 15.
These are Suits that sold at 11.75. f 1.65 and f 1.35. Mot all
sizes in any lot, but bargains if you can use them, per ,
BLUE APRON OVERALLS, 25 CENTS.
SOMMERS S LAVELLE.
1802 Second Avenue.
IF YOC ARE INTERESTED
In your personal appearance, you cannot fail to be interested
in our elegant stock of spring and summer suiting.
To Look Well You Must Dress Well,
And to dress well you must have proper style and fit and these
you are sure of if you leave your order and have Dorn take
DORN, THE TAILOR,
181 2 Second Avenue.
New Process Gasolene Stoves are
the Best in the City.
Phil S. Wilcher,
Telephone 1276 303 Twentieth Street.