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THE ARGTTS; TUESDAY, JULY 31. WOO'
Why I am Well
And s) well contented is because I have just se
lected my furniture to furoish my house from
Clemann & Salzmann's.
WE NOW HAVE ON DIS
The largest and most complete line of parlor
and bed room' suits, rugs, carpets and in fact
every thing in the furniture line that has ever
been put before the eyes of the public in this
section of the country.
We Cordially Invite
The public to call and examine the line. We
handle the best refrigerator, the Automatic.
& Sa Mann
Cor Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue
Everything in the Bicy
cle line at the right
1709 Second avenue. Rock Island. Vl
Just Turn It On.
There's no pleasure that
cornea with warm weather
like having water right
at hand ready to jat turn
on hot or cold. Dasty. tired,
ill. or worn, the bath la jour
resort and remedy. Oar
plumbing is the best of. the
kind done. We make it
right before we give you po-ession.
Right at Home.
You can make the very best
ice cream with little trouble
and in a Terr few minutes.
The Wonder Freezer does it.
It is easily operated, works
quickly and costs little. A
Book of splendid recipes
with every freezer.
Opposite Harper House
1321 SBCOIS ATE.
Rock Island Business People Shut
Up Shop and Take a
TWO TEAIS L0AD3 TO JOLIET
One Thousand People Take Trip
Provided by the Retailers'
. So general is the second annual
observance of merchants' day that
Rock Island, temporarily shorn of its
usual metropolitan activity, in its vil
lage-like silence seem 3 to mourn for
the absent ones.
On the door of nearly every busi
ness hoobe in the city today one finds
a placard stating that the place is
closed. The proprietor and his as
sistants have taken to the woods to
enjoy an outing away from the cares
and worries 01 business.
Few of the merchants remained in
the city. Those who did not take in
the excursion to Joliet given under
the auspices of the Retail Merchants1
association took atvantage of the
Winona river trip or sought other cool
and shady spots, which are to numer
ous in the vicimtv or Koclc island.
taking their families, hammocks and
lunch baskets gone to make a day
Eight hundred went from here on
the Joliet excursion over the Rock
Island road. Two trains of 11 coaches
each were run. both starting from the
Peoria depot shortly after 6 o'clock
Moline sent a large delegation, and
with those coins: from the other
towns above here at leant 1.000 peo
ple were taken into Joliet. Many
planned to run into Chicago, where
they conld spend live hours and get
back to Joliet in time to tase tne ex
cursion train home. W. S. Tinsman.
division trainmaster, bad charge of
the first train, and C. L. Nichols, di
vision superintendent, had charge of
the second. The merchants bad their
own commissary car, in which there
was an abundance of lunch and sou
Band Old Not Go.
The M. W. A. band, which was to
have gone, made arrangements with
the excursion committee to cancel its
engagement. The reason given for
this was that, having joined the union
about the time the engagement was
made, tbere was some question as to
the band's right to play for the sum
the association could piy, and rather
than incur the disfavor of anion men
it was agreed, with the consent of
the committee, to dissolve the con
The stage of water at the bridge at
6 a. m. was 4 15: at noon. 4.10. The
temperature at noon was 86.
The local pickets, Winona and
Verne Swain, were in port.
The W. J. Youog. Jr.. left on her
regular trip to Burlington.
tSoats down with rafts Glenmont
with 24 strings, J. W. Van ?anl and
Mountain Belle with 16 strings.
The Coal Bluff. Park Bluff. Lydia
Van Sant. Mary B. nd Eearts parsed
down, and the Pilot. Park Bluff.
Everts, Lvdia Van Sant. Mary B.. J.
W. Van Sant and Mountain Belle
Under the pressure of the opposi
tion oi tne steamboat interests Aiavor
McConochie has caused the sand and
stone barges to be moved about 60
feet north, but this bas not relieved
the situation to any material extent,
as the greater part of the levee is
still obstructed bv the barges.
Wu It a Miracle?
"The marvelous cure of Mrs. Rena
J. Stout of consumption has created
intense excitement in Canimack, Ind,"
writes Marion Stnart. a leading drug
gist, of Muncie, Ind. She only
weighed 90 pounds wben her doctor
in Yorktown said she must soon die.
Then she began to use Dr. King's
New Discovery and gained 37 pounds
in weight and was completely cured."
It has cured thousands of hopeless
cases and is positively guaranteed to
cure all throat, chest and lung dis
eases. 60 cents and $1.00.' Trial
bottles free at Hartz & Ullmeyer,
Offar to Refund tha Hoatf.
Many thousaods hare been restored.
to health ana 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
to 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 tbo climate rf
famous health resorts failed to benefit,
have been permanently cure1 by its
use. Bear in mind that every bottle
is warranted and If it does not prove
beneficial the money will be refunded
to you. For sale by all druggists.
To asthiaa Saffarars.
Lawson Elvidge, of Barrington. EL,
says be was cured of chronio asthma
of long standing by Foley's Honey and
Tar. It gives positive relief in all
cases bf asthma, so this disease, when
not completely cured, is robbed of all
its terrors by this great remedy. Take
no substitute. For sale bv all drug
'I had a running, itching sore on
my leg. Suffered tortures. Doan's
Ointment took away the burning and
itching instantly, and quickly effected
germanent cure." C W. Lenhart
owling Green, Ohio. For sale by
Marshall 6 Fisher, druggists.
GEORGE A. HALL DISAPPEARS
Lhth Behind Hi Nwly Waddsa Wife,
Who Fears Ho Hu Mat With Foal Flay.
G. A. Hall, of Pittsburg. Pa., who
arrived in the city with his wife Sun
day and registered at the Harper, dis
appeared yesterday. He left bis wife
at the hoteL Nothing has since been
heard from him. Mrs. Davis, who is
still at the Harper, has asked the po
lice to assist her in ascertaining the
whereabouts of her husband.
We came here with the intention
of going into business," said Mrs.
Hall to an Argus reporter. "We were
married last spring. Since April we
have been traveling, seeing the
country and visiting relatives.
Yesterday morning after bieak
fast George read awhile, and
then left the room, telling me he
would not be gone over two hours.
He had about $200 and a gold watch
with him. I can not believe he ha
deserted me. We have never had an
angry word. I fear something has
happened to him. for I know he would
not remain away from me so long
without letting me hear from him."
Mrs. Davis said her brother would
arriTe this afternoon from Norwood
111., and she would accompany him to
his home. .
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL.
HAS PLENTY MONEY
Phil Mitchell has returned from
Daniel Normoyle has gone to Chi
cago for a visit.
Mrs. Emma P. Darrow has returned
from Brooklyn. Iowa.
Miss Mary Moody has gone to Clin
ton to visit for threo weeks.
Louis Sohnitger and family have re
turned from their Iowa visit".
Miss Katharine Normoyle, of Chi
cago, is visiting KDck liUnd minds
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Buford and the
Misses Carter returned from Weque-
tonsing last evening.
Mrs. D. T. Rob'nson entertained at
a musicale at her home this morning,
Mr. and Mrs. Robinsjn are to enter.
Mrs. H. C. Ashbaugh and daughter.
Miss Birdie, left last night for their
borne at Eu Claire, W is., after a visit
Lieut James Normoyle. 5th infan
try, U. S. A., is now at Chicago, bav
in jost returned from Uulu and
expects soou to sail with his regiment
for China. In the meantime be ex
pects to pay a visit to Rock Island.
Mrs. Margaret Woltmann and
daughters. MUses Paulina and Henri
etta. have gone to lixy View, Mich.
Miss Pauline Woltmann will sing in a
production of "Tfte Messiah ' there
and take part in a number of other
concerts during her etgagement of
Tol Ice Report.
The report of Chief Miller for
Vagrancy, 6; disorderly conduct
18: larceny, 7: aosault and battery. 9;
abusive language, 1; violating water
regulations, 1; peace warrant, 2;
drunk, 5; hitching together of two or
more wagons, 1; disturbing the peace.
3; carrying deadly weapon, 1; bur
glary. 1; drunk and disorderly, i.
Ambulance calls. 1; wagon calls,
34; box calls. 8; telphone calls. 26.
Jail bill. 5 meats. $15; fines and
fees collected by John T. Stafford.
$62 55. by Oliver E. Cramer. $10.80.
State cases. 30; city 21; total, 51.
The Grand Trunk railway is the
ideal route for summer travel, reach,
ing with its own lines or direct con
nections ail the popular resorts the
Muskoka and Kawartha lakes. Lake
Xt Bays (Highlands of Ontario) Niag
ara tails, at. Lawrence river and rap
ids. Thousand. Islands, White moun
tains and the seacoast resorts of the
For copies of illusi rated tourist lit
erature, rates and full information,
apply to J. H. Burgis. 249 Clark
street, corner Jaclson boulevard,
Aspiration and Realisation.
mils (at the depot) Going away.
Mills Tes; going to seek my fortune.
Want to go along?
Hills No; I've Just returned from
seeking mine. By the way. could you
loan me $1 till you get back? Chicago
Whtta Mao Turned Tallow.
Grant cnnstprniitinn sms fait hr th
friends of M. A. Hotrartv. of Lexing
ton, Ky., when they saw he was turn-
? -w a
ing yeiiow. nis BKin siowiy cnangea
color, alio his eyes, and ha suffered
terribly. His malady was yellow
jaundice. He was treated by the
Yifot doctors., hut vlthnnt hnpfif
Then he was advised to try Electric
Bitters, the wonderful stomach and
liver remedy, and he writes: "After
tiki DC two bottles T was whollv
cured." A trial proves its matchless
mem ior an atomacn. nver ana Kid
ney troubles. Only 50 cents. Sold
Dy iiartz et uumeyer, druggists.
The List Of Woanded
who have been healed by Banner
Salve is very large. It heals all
wounds or sores and leaves no scars.
For sale by all druggists.
It's the little colds that crrow ft on
biz colds: the bisr colds that end in
consumption and death. Watch the
little colds. Dr. Woods' Norway Pine
Syrup. For sale by Marshall dt Fisher
If you are sick all over, and don't
know just what ails you, it's 10 to 1
your - kidneys are out of order.
Foley's Kidney Cure will bring health
and energy. For sale by all druggists.
Capital Stock of Davenport, Rock
Island & Northwestern Raised
. to $4,000,000.
MEANS EXTENSION TO PE0KIA.
Also Depot For This City and
. Other Important Develop
Among this afternoon's Associated
Press dispatches came the following
which is of peculiar interest and sig
nificance as affecting the three cities
new road :
Springfield, July SI. The secretary
of state today certified to a change in
the name of the Rock Island oc JsASt
era railroad to the Davenport, Rock
Inland ib Northwestern and to in
crease the capital stock from $100,000
This formal verification of the
change in the title of the Rock Island
& hastern Illinois road bas been an
ticipated for some time, as it simply
means the consolidation of the rail
road interests which the corporation
which has entered the three cities by
means of the new bridge controls on
this side of the river. But the in
crease of the capital to $4,000,000
makes the institution an Illinois cor
potation, with general offices in
To Build This Fall.
And the increase of the capital stock
means more than anything else. It
means that the company is going to
extend its line on to Peoria tbis fall
and that In a very short while the
Davenport, Rock Island & Northwest
ern road is to prove wht has always
been promised for it, one of the great
connecting railways of the centra
It means, incidentally, too, that the
company is going to have sufficient
amount of money to build that new
depot promised to Rock Island this
Income of m. Sleeping? Car.
The income or earning capacity of a
Bleeping car Is considerable. Take the
run from New York to Chicago, 1.000
miles. Erery road in the United States
pays 3 cents a mile for the privilege of
hauling a sleeper and contracts to re
turn said car In as good shape as It is
received and to pay for all damages,
The Journey on the limited expresses
to Chicago is made in 24 hours; there
fore the car, earns $30 a day for travel.
If it Is full, which is generally the
case, receipts from berths, sections and
staterooms amount to $1ST, making a
total revenue of $123 n lay. Out of
this must come the wages of the por
ter and conductor the latter, however.
usually having charge of several cars
the towels, sheets, soap. Ice, etc., the
whole amounting to but a small sum.
Then there are the wear and tear and
genertil depreciation, the daily clean
Ing, the annual refitting and repaint
ing. Set these charges down at 10 per
cent and . give the car three trips a
week of 1,000 miles each, and we Lave
its earnings at over 00,000 annually.
Some can . earn a great deal more.
Kansas City Journal.
Passing: of the Old Maid.
The old mnld of the past sour, scan
dal loving, sharp of temper and of fea
tured Is now almost an unknown
quantity. Tho unmarried womnn of
today who has passed her twenties Is
cheery, active, busy and useful. Gen
erally she Is in business or bas some
special art, profession or accomplish
ment to which she devotes herself.
Anyway she is not idle. She finds
many things to employ her hands and
brains. She has little time for gossip
and less inclination. Culture and oc
cupation have broadened her nature
and given her charity and wisdom.
Mrs. Mary E. Bryan In Macon Tele
Snake Darglar Alarm.
One of our correspondents tells a sto
ry of a tame snake that was so intel
ligent that one night, while It was
roaming about the house of Its owner,,
It caught a burglar In the dining room.
The snake coiled Itself around the legs
of the burglar and with Its tail reached
a bell on the dining room table and,
ringing it vigorously, alarmed the
household, resulting in the capture of
the burglar. Bradford Star.
All Gone Save Experience.
Cleverton Now that you have suc
ceeded in getting on such intimate
terms with New York's most exclusive
literary set and meeting so many dis
tinguished men I don't see what you
want to quit for.
Dashaway The fact Is I haven't a
cent left. Smart Set.
Sciatic Rheamatlsm Cnxad.
L. Wagner, wholesale druggist
Richmond, Va., says: "I had a fear
ful attack of sciatic rheumatism, was
laid up almost two months; was for
tunate enough to get Mystic Cure for
rheumatism. This cured me after
doctors' prescriptions had failed to
nave any euect. - l nave also beard of
fine results from others who have
used it.". Sold by Otto Grotjan. 1501
Second avenue. Rock Island; Gustave
Schlegel & Son. 220 West Second
Any advertised dealer is authorized
to guarantee Banner Salve for tetter,
eczema, piles, sprains, cuts, scalds.
burns, ulcers, aad any open or old
sore. For sale by all druggists.
1! lid Y:i Han tonji Bg3
We turn our bargain battery loose on Monday. Two
days business in one. Trading here will be interesting on
Monday and correspondingly lively. Our store will be closed
all day Tuesday, the 31st, Merchants' Excursion day.
St and $1.25 Fouiard Silks for 50c a Yard.
The silk event of the summer season. The entire balance of stock of finest
French and domestic foulard and printed liberty silks; the season's pret
tiest colorings and choicest designs. Don't miss this ottering
if you want a real genuine bargain. Come as soon after 8:So
Monday morning as possible. Nothing reserved. All our fou
lards whether 98c, $1 or $1.25 a yard, choice now
Wash Skirts, Monday Only.
Handsome denim embroidered linen
ekirts, applique trimmed and plain
wash burlap skirts, white pique
skirts, values up to $3.
On Monday, one day flP f fkf
only, your choice. . .PMJJ
rancy Hosiery at Halt Price.
For Monday all day we offer three
splendid lots of ladies' up-to-date
hosiery at almost half. 34c, drop
stitch hose, plain black, the scarcest
and most stylish hose of the
season, commencing Mon- 1 f f
day at 8 o'clock ZrK
50c drop stitch hose, plain black, in
large variety of open-work designs,
an exceptional offer, for Monday
at per pair 35c, or three
pairs for $1.00, 00
18c polka dot hose in navy and red,
with white dots, come early
to get any of these at per
Shirt Waists, Monday Only.
Percale shirt waists, Lawn shirt
waists, madras shirt waists, Ba
tiste shirt waists, silk striped shitt
waist, etc. Values up to
$2, for Monday, one da.r iC
your choice DJ
Things You Want.
Doubled faced satin, 76c belts 45C
Up to 35c shirt waists sets. . .. 10c
Fine shell hair bourettes JQC
Beauty pins a dozen SC
Fine pocket books, Monday.'.. . 25C
Tom padour combs, full jewelled
value 35c, Monday 6c
25c fancy garters, Monday 2c
Lundborg's & Woodworth's
famous 50c perfumes for
Monday only, ounce. ...... . 2SC
Tellow's fine face powders. . . . SC
Large 25c can Talcum powders J2c
Fancy puff balls, large size. . . . JQq
Woodworth's choice Violet and
Florida waters 25C
OUR SEMI-ANNUAL CLEARING SALE
begins tomorrow, so don't delay; buy at
once and secure a real
Bargain In Men's Suits.
Men's Suits. $10, $9 50, $8.90 and $8.40. all Of
marked f O J
Men's Suits. $15, $14.50. $13.50 and $12.50. fCl
all marked ' ' UlS
Men's suits, $G.75, $0, $5.50 and $5, ail 4 M f
Men's Straw Hats, 50c, 75c. $1 and $1.50. all OS"1
Children's Wash Suits.
Children's Wash Suits at half price. Men's
fancy flannel Coats and Pants, 33 per
cent discount. Boy's Wash Pants at Half
SOMMERS & LAVELLE.
1802 Second Avenue.
Fe minine Approval
of his wearing apparel is what
every self-respecting man desires,
whether he admits it or not. To
have a garment or entire suit
made of honest cloth, cut and
fashioned in the latest mode, Is
the duty of every man, and is
likely to aid him In business as
well as society. We guarantee
material and lit of everything we
DORN, THE TAILOR.
18 1 2 Second Avenue.
J. T. RoBino. President, L. B. MoCsBe Vino President. H. K. CArsau Cashier
Central Trust and Savings Bank,
Rock Island. III.
Incorporated Under State Law.
Capital 8tock. $100,000. Four Per Cent Interest
Paid on Deposit. '
James I. La Telle,
BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
L, S. MeCabe, E. D. Sweeney,
J. T. Hoblasoe, Henry W. Tremano,
B. . Casta!, H. D. If sea,
Bweeaey A Walker, HoUeltora.
- L. D. Mudce,
I oolm . Sehmlat
OITXr XX) A VXD OX PXBSObTAX, OOIXaTZKAX. OS mXAL ESTATE (ECUBJTT.
Open daily 9 aw m. to 8 p. r. Saturdays 7 to 8 p. m.
Ofic la Eock Island National Bank Building.