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THE ABGTJS. SATtTRDATe JTJIiY If, 1900.
Hanging - On
To- Old Methods
Was no way to get new business, a fact that
SHIELDS discovered long ago. Then came
a change in grocery selling and with the change
came groceries at fair prices. This store
PUT ITSELF IN
By the simple quiet attractiveness, attention to
detail and the best merchandise that could be
given for the money.
This Store is With You Yet, Ready and
Anxious to See You.
93SD r '""iVri'i ' i
2532 JFlftii Ave
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Everything in the Bicy
cle line at the right
1709 Second avenue, Rock Island.
The bath. A properly fitted
bath room is a pleasure and
the bath proves a healthful
invigcrant. Ton ran no risks
if we equip ycur bath room.
Modern plumbing l faultless.
Oars is modern plumbing.
Let as makes estimates for
Refrigerators are as many
and Taried in kind as the
sands of the sea. Many of
them are cheap and inferior.
, Mad to sell. At the end of
V the hist reason are unfit for
nse. Among the best makes
are the Siberia, which we sell
and will be pleased to show
yoa at ry reasonable
Rock Island Democrats to Cele
brate Nomination of Na-
TALBOT IS FOR BRYAN. J
I PARADE AKD SPEECHES T05IQHT
j Bryan and Stevenson Anti
perialistic Club is Organized.
Kcbrukaa Says Pwwrt Isso.ee Are
Different From TboMOf 1896.
Hon. A. K. Talbot.of Lincoln. Neb.,
has been here during the past week at
tending the meeting of the Woodmen
directors, of whom he is one. As is
generally known, he is the law part
ner of W. J. Bryan and four years
ao ran for the - Nebraska senate
and was elected on the republican
tic&et. Much as he thought of
J. G, HUBERT DEAD;
Passing of One of the Earlier
Business Men of Rock
TOR THIRTY YEARS A GROCER
'lm-1 Bryan personally he opposed him po-J Mrs. Lurany C. Beardsley Suc-
Bock Island democrats will tonight
celebrate in honor of the nomi
nation of ' Williams Jennings Bryan
and Adlai Ewing Stevenson, can
didates of the Kansas City con
mention, who go before the pao
pie on a platform embddying the
principles and spirit of the American
constitution and declaration of inde
pendence. It is planned to make it a
patriotic political demonstration,
oun as well as old are asked to
turn out in the parage and hear the
rine'mcr speeches that will be deliv
ered from the Market square stand
by well known orators.
x-Ald.U asiJiua inter has been
chosen for marshal of the parade,
which will form promptly at 7:30
o'clock at Turner hall, on Third are
nue. between Fifteenth and Sixteenth
streets, and beaded by Bleuer's bund.
will more west on Third to fifteenth.
north to Second avenue, east to Sev
. ... .
enieemn street, sontn to inira are
nuc. east to Nineteenth street, south
to Fourth avenue, east to Twentieth
street, no: th to Second avenue and
wet to Market square. The speak
era' stand will be decorated ana well
lighted. The talks will be brief and
to the point and will be well worth
listening to. Toe following well known
gentlemen will be heard:
J W- Cavanaugh. C. B Marshall
S. It. Kenworthy. G. E. Morgan, J.
W, Welch, Hon. William McEciry. E.
U. Beiry. W. C. Muacker and J. W.
Lawhead, of this city; ex-Mayor Hen
ry Vollmer, of Dtveuport, aud Dr. J
VY. Morgan, of MIine.
Those in tbe parale will be provid
led wiih flags, while along the line of
march there will be a generous dis
play 01 pyrotecnnics.
DEMOCRATS I'ORHAN ORGANIZATION
litically that year. Last niht before
leavinir for home he was seen by an
Ana us reporter and uennea ms po
sition this year.
les. lam supporting cryan and
the democratic platform," he said,
and if I can be of any service to tbe
cause I am willing togo on tbe stump.
I have not changed during the past
four vears. but the issues nave
changed. Then it was the silver ques
tion and now it is one of conquest and
the centralization 01 capital, l favor
the expansion of trade and civilization.
but not an unrighteous ana expensive
war of conquest in remote corners or
the earth. We should have trading
rights and a coaling station in the
Philippines, but there our demands
Mr. Talbot said that existing laws
concerning trusts should be iniorced
and. if necessary, others enacted that
would effectively protect the public
from their encroachments.
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL.
cumbs After Protracted
BREAKING IN A PAIR
OF NEW SHOES
Bryan and Stevenson Aatl. Imperialistic
Club the Name Adopted.
The Bryan and Sievcnsjn Anti Iru
perialistic club was the name given
the democratic organization com
pleted at last night's meeting at Tur
ner hall. Omcers were chosen as fol
President U. B. Marshall.
Vico President H. L. Wheulan.
Secretary G. E. Morgan.
Treasurer Carl Naab
Financial Secretarv W. II. Bowker.
Herman Dctiens, J. W. Linn
and J. W. cavanaujrh were - ap
pointed a committee to select per
manent headquarters; C. O. elois
on organization of a drum corps, and
Kichard Sherwood, Otto Herkert and
J. M. Colligan on glee club, while the
chair was instructed to name commit
tees on accoutrements, finance and
organization. There committees will
be announced later, lne committee
on by-laws was given further time.
The club will hold its next meeting at
Turner hall Friday evening of the
Other clu os will be formed, it is
proposed to organize one composed of
the younger members of tbe party
and name it for the democratic candi
date for governor. Samnel Alchuler.
The name chosen for tbe club per.
fected last night was proposed by S.
K. Kenworthy and Hon. William Mc
Eniry, the former suggesting Bryan
and btevenson and tbe latter sug
gesting the addition of anti-imperial.
lstic, in view of tbe face that impe
rialism is to be tbe paramount issue
f the campaign. The club starts
rith a membership of 126 and new
names are being constant! v added
The club will make its initial appear
ance in tonight's celebration.
The first Bryan and Stevenson nag
to be hoisted was unfurled to the
breeze in front of The Argus office
Turtle soup at F Ilildebrandt's
tonight, corner Twentieth street and
Chicken lunch at the Ponce De Leon
Jd. J. Young is in Chicago.
Mrs. J. W. Kleyla is in Peoria.
Miss Mollie Scbroeder is in Hamp
Mrs. Christina Horony is visiting in
Mrs. J. Jesperson is-sojonrning at
Fox Lake, Wis.
P. R. Walters has gone to Atkinson
to remain over Sunday.
Miss Nellie Dempaey has gone to
Beardstown for a visit.
Miss Lucy Bahnten went to Fox
Lake, 111., this morning.
E. T. Wilson, of Rural, was a caller
at The Aegcs office today.
H. D. Mack and family left this
morning for a tour in tbe east.
Miss Adele Peters, of St. Louis,
Mo., is vUiiiog Miss Grace Nold.
Rev G. B Simons leaves tomorrow
for a month's visit in Ohio and Michi
A. M. Lindberg, of Rockford, has
been visiting with his brother, E. W.
Miss Emma Winter has gone for a
9-oik,' viar n.t. Dns Mnincu n.nd
Mrs. Lawrence Geisler and Mrs.
Rose Sebail have gone to Princeton to
visit their mother.
The D-irenport telephone girls are
to give a dancing party at the Watch
Tower next Monday evening.
Dr. C. C. Carter and family left to-
dav for Chicago and irom there will
go to spend a couple of weeks at some
Hon. and Mrs. M. E. Bittermau. of
Maon City. Iowa, who have been vis
it lug t.,o. Nichols, lelt this morning
for the east. -
Miss Pauline Rolls, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. F. H. W. Kolls, was taken to
St. Anthonv's hospital today. She is
to be operated on for appendicitis.
Mrs. A. J. McCarty. of La Hunta,
Col., who has been making an extend
ed visit with her brother, J. B.
Schugt, left for Milwaukee this morn
C. H. Babcoek, formerly of Rock
Island, has determined to locate here
aga n and is now m the city. Mrs.
Babcoek ii expected during the com
M. C. Rice left last niht for the
east on a bu-iness trip. He will
be accompanied by his wife as
far as Atlantic City, where she will
stay for a few weeks.
D H Louderback, former president
clihe l n -City Kail way company, and
who has been interested in various
Chicago enterprises of like nature
since, is now located in London
where he has undertaken a number of
similar projects, having resigned the
presidency of the various Chicago
railway corporations of which he was
Jjhn GuUav Gansert, one of the
pioneer German-Americans of Koct
Island, died at his home. 2011 Fifth
avenue, at 9:20 this morning. His
demise was due to general debility.
He had been ailing for upward of a
near, but had been confined to his bed
but a week.
Mr. Gansert was a native of Lehn
staedt, Germany, where he was born
Jan. 7, 1821. He came to America in
1818. settling first in New York, then
in Milwaukee and St. Louis In 1851,
in the latter city, be was married to
Miss Susan M. Kleyla. They took up
residence in llock Islarid in 1S53.
Five years later Mr. Gansert em
barked In the retail grocery business,
in which he continued for SO year,
retiring with a comfortable compe
tence. Quiet and unassuming, Mr. Gansert
moved little beyond bis own family
circle, vet those who were numbered
among his friends found him staunch
and generou-4. He was a member of
Ucal lodge, 608 I O. O. F.
The survivors are the widow and
four children. Mrs. T. H McNevln,
Mrs. Frances Stewart an! William L.
Gansert Rock I.land. and Mrs. George
C. Webber, New York City.
The funeral will be held from the
home at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon.
Mrs. I.arujr C Baatd lcr
Mrs. Lurany C. Beardsley died at
1:30 this morning at her home. 807
Twenty-first street, after along period
of su tiering with cancer, bhe was
born Oct 2i. 18o9, at Rutlegc, N. Y
and came here with her parents, tbe
late Joseph and Phoebe Conet, in
1815. With patient resignation she
bad long suffere 1 from the dread dls
ea-e to hich che finally succumbed
The surviving children are Miss
Amanda and iVyman Beardsley and
Mrs II (j. Brooks, all residing in
Rock Island. Tbe funeral will be
bold from the late home at 3:30 to
Mrs. Henrietta tieertz.
Mrs Henrietta Geertz died of old age
at 9:05 this morning atthe nonieof her
granddaughter, Mrs. George Gum-
tow, Eighth avenue. Mrs. Geertz
was ono of the earlv settler ot Rock
Island, coming here in 1850. She j
was b.)ru ia Lautenburg. Germany,
July 23. 1803. Her busbind died in
18oO. She was the mother of seven
children, two of whom survive:
Adolph Geertz, of Muscatine, Iowa,
and Mrs. Johanna Hanzog, of Berlin,
Germany. She leaves 19 grandchil
dren and 15 grcat-grandch;ldren. The
funeral will occur at 9:30 a. m. Mon- I
day from the residence, with services
at 10 o'clock at the German Lutheran
Jesse, the 6-months-old child of
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Birchard, died yes
terday at Peoria, where the family was
visiting. lhe body was shipped here
for burial todav and the funeral will
be held tomorrow afternoon at 2
o'clock, from the residence:. 2815
Car for Cholera Iafutam-StTcr Knows
During last May an infant child of
our neighbor was su Bering from
cholera infantum. The doctors had
given up all hopes of recovery. I
took a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy to tbe
house, telling them I felt sure it
The stage of water at tbe bridge at
6 a. m. was 2 Uo. and at noon it wa
2 25. The temperature at boon was
The Glenmont brought down 16
strings of logs.
Boats down were tbe Vernie Swain.
Winoca. and Park Bluff; up. the
Duke. Winona. Glenmont. Park Bluff.
Vernie Swain, Zalns Davis, and B. J.
Free ice at toe Watch Tower.
The management of the Watch
good if nsed according to Tower desires to announce that ic-
directions. lu two days1 time the
child had fully recovered. The child
is now vigorous and healthy. I have
recommended this remedy frequently
and have never known it to fail.
Mrs. Curtis Baker. Bookwalter, Ohio!
Per sale bv all druggists.
will be furnished free of charge to all
picnic parties at tbe Watch Tower.
Coffee, dishes, etc., can be secured at
AJeh Myers & CowpmF
Opposite Harper House
It feared His LtT.
P. A. Danfortb. ot La Grange. Ga.,
suffered for six months with a fright
ful running sore on his leg. but writes
that Bucklen's Arnica Salve wholly
cured it in five days. For ulcers.
wounds, piles, it's the beet salve in
the world. Only 25 cents. Sold bv
Hartz & Uilmeyyer, druggists.
Ttt tssi Ym Von IXnrt tegi
Cared Broncbtet Troablee.
Charles E. Davis. 1071 W. Congress
street, Chicago, says: ! suffered for
years with bronchial trouble and tried
many kinds of medieicei without re
lief. " until 1 began taking Foley's
Honey and Tar, which cured me."
Take" no substitute. For sale by all
I had a running, itching sore on
ray leg. Suffered tortures. Doan's
Ointment took away the burning and
itching instantly, and quickly effected
permanent cure." C. W. Lenhart
Bowling Green, Ohio. For sale by
Marshall dc Fisher, druggist.;
Wll It a Miracle T
"The marvelous cure of Mrs. Renal
J. Stout of consumption has created
intense, excitement in Cammack. Ind,"
writes Marion Stuart, a leading drug
gist, of Muncie, Ind. She only
weighed I'U pounds when ber doctor
in Yorktown said she must soon die.
rhen she began to use Dr. King's
New Discovery and gained 37 pounds
in weight and was completely cured."
It his cured thousands of hopeless
cases and is positively guaranteed to
cure all throat, chest and lung dis
eases. 50 cents and $1.00. Trial
bottles free at Hartz & Ullmeyer,
Offer to Kef ood the Money.
Many thousands have been restored
to health anl happiness by the use of
Chamberlain s Cough remedy. If
afflicted with any throat or lung
trouble give it a trial, for it is certain
t j prove beneficial. Coughs that have
resisted all other treatment for years
have yielded to this remedy and per
fect health been restored. Cases that
seemed hopeless, that the climate -f I
famons health resorts failed to benefit.
have been permanently cured by. its
use. Bear in mind that every bottle
is warranted and if it does not prove
beneficial tbe monev will be refunded
to you. For sale by all druggists.
Many women suffer all sorts of so-
called "female weaknesses simply
because their kidneys are ont of order
and tbey have a right to know to.
leys Kidney Cure is just what is
needed by most ailing women. For
sale by all druggists. .
Advertised List of Letters Bio. 26.
list ot letters uncalled fur at tbe postofflee
mi K cs lslana. juij it. imak
Button, k. Mrs., Mootfr. rsi.
T'er y. lo.
bberratt. A H..
Sou tlx-of t. G'see, (i)
WWeeica, W. J..
1 imood. Kay,
I razer. C .
Fox. Mar.ball I
C.arlor. H J..
a art well, Cataenne orace.
When caking for advertised letters pleat
aire ial wuober.
Tboxas E. Thomas, Postmaster.
M3Sf . Mir
Is usually a painful opera
ation; but nine times out
of ten that is because either
the shoes are not rlghl
themselves or they arc" not
properly fitted to your
Give us a trial at rendering life less burden-,
some in that particular, to say nothing of giv
ing you a stylish shoe at reasonable cost.
OTEN WEDNBSDAY AND SATURDAY EVENINGS.
GEO. F. SCHMALE, PROP.
1705 Second Avenue.
Tropical Worsteds and
. IN GRAY, OLIVE AND BROWN, WITH VERTICAL
. STRIPES OF BLACK, WHITE, BLUE, MAROON AND
OTHER COMPLEMENTARY COLORS, are extremely
fashiouable this summer in coats and trousers only, as
well as complete suits. The coats aro made in single and
double breasted styles. The trousers should be worn
turned up at the bottom, in which case you shou1 1 have
thorn one inch longer than their regular measurement.
Wc fit either way; to be worn regularly or turned up.
The exclusive coloring and designs in these garments
bear this label.
Mens' flannel coat and pants $6.40
Men's flannel coat and pants 7,25
Men's flannel coat and pants 9,30
Men's flannel coat and pants 10,00
Men's white duck, $1 pants 50c
Men's fancy linen vests, $1.25, $1.60, $1.75 SOc
SOMMERS & LAVELLE.
1802 Second Avenue.
Are You Looking for
fortable? Why don't you let us make you a
skeleton lined blue or black serge
suit? It's tbe perfection of comfort
for hot weather, always looks dressy
and keeps its shape. We have other
cloths if you don't like serge, became
we aim to please all tastes. Fit, qual
ity, linings aud workmanship cn
"always be relied on here.
Dorn, the Tailor.
r8i2 Second Avenue.
J. r.'BoaursoaT, Preddeat L. S. MoCasa Viae Pr evident. H. E. oastbsx. Cashier
Central Trust and Savings Bank,
Rock Island, III.
Incorporated Under State Law.
Capital Stock, SIOO.OOO. Four Per Cent Interest
Paid on Deposits.
C. J. Lsvkls,
BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
T 8. MeCabe, r. D. Sweeney.
J. r. Boblasoa, Henry W. Tremaoo,
H. K. Casteel, B. O. lfaek,
Sweeney A Walker, Solicitors.
U XX Mudse,
Horn rxurao o fzbsosax, collate aii o kxax xjtatk scotutt.
Open dally 9 a. m. to 8 p. el-. Saturdays 7 to 8 p. m.
Ofice la Sock Island National Bank Building.
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