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THE AEGUS. FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 1900;
The Sun of
Which came up with the modern meth
ods of Shields' Cash Grocery cast a
shadow over the old ways of doing a
Many a Hnme was Gladdened by
This Kind of Sun
shine That made it possible for all to share
In the profit sharing that goes on as
merrily today as it did when first be
gun. There are opportunities opening
there every day for all who wish to
take advantage of them. Investigate
and be convinced.
2532 Fifth Ave
Everything in the Bicy
cle line at the right
1709 Second avenue, Rock Island.
Rock Island Savings Bank
Hock Isl&nd. HI.
Incorporated Under the
Four Per Cent Paid on
Movxt Loiiio Ok Piksovil Collateral Ob Bui Estatx Sbousttt.
3. M. Buford. Presldest
Joan Crubeugh. Vice Presides l.
P. lireenawait, CWUr.
tMiM business July C IBSO. ud ooevala
& K. corner ot Mitchell
aw bviiAiac .
H. 5. Cable. Wm. WBmertoi
John Cra beach, Pbil atlusbell,
H. P. Boll. L Sim cm,
K. W. Bunt, 1. U. Bulora
SoUoltora Jiekioo ul Bwl
NOBBY SPRING SUITING.
All the Tery latest novelties In sprisg suiting will b
found now. on display at Gna Englin's. Spring nlta
$18. $20. $22 and $25 and upward. Call and examine
GUS EN G LIN
JOHX at. PABTDOS.
T A. VASXDOX
PAIDON 5c SON
PAINTERS. AND DECORATORS
Paper Huagera, Calcimlatn, Etc.
Shop 419 4rtateenta 81 Bock TilaiJ
SEEKS TO KILL TWO
Andrew Nelson is Dead and H
Wife is in a Serious
SHOOTS HEEL WITH A SHOT GTJH
Then Severs His Jugular Vein
With a Knife-Motine
Andrew Xelson, an aged resident of
Moline. last night attempted to kill
his wife by shooting her in the breast
with a shotgnn and then cat nis own
throat with a porket knife. Inflicting
injuries from which he die in half an
hoar. The woman threw her hand
across her breast, and it was snat
tered by the charge, and a wound six
inches in diameter and an inch and a
half deep was made in her body. She
was taken to the hospital, where her
band was amputated, and tnere is a
chance that she will recover.
Nelson was 77 years old ani his
wife past 60. For years he had been
of a crabbed disposition and had often
threatened her life as well as that of
others. The quarrel that led to the
tragedy began after the couple had
retired and Mrs. Nelson was shot
while still in bed. She ran out of the
house, and while attention was di
rected to her tne old man cut his
jugular rein and bled to death soon
after being discovered.
Jealousy the Cans.
Nelson was obstinate to the end and
tried to order those who came to his
aid ont of the house. Mrs. Nelson
claims that jealousy led to the deed
Coroner Lcknart this morning im
panelled a jury, consisting of W. F.
Eastman. Charles O. Larson, Charles
E. Kneber?, II. Wablstrand, L.
Knowles and Charles Rodelios, and a
verdict was returned in accordance
with the above facts.
Daren port Suicide.
About 6 o'clock last evening the
body of Emll Luhr, of Davenport, was
found banging cold and stiu in bis eel
lar at G24 West Front street. He had
made another attempt at suicide early
yesterday morn in tr. but was cut
down by a member of the family
The deed is attributed to an unsettling
of the mind due to a year of intense
physical suffering. lie was a laborer
by occupation, oU years or age and
leaves a wife and two children.
To Meet on the Diamond.
Following is the line up of tbe
Second avenue teams that will
cross bats at the Twelfth street
park next Thursday afternoon.
for the benefit of the day nursery of
the Kindergarten association;
Sunny Sides C. A. Spencer, cap
tain; II. A. McDonald, Will Lange.
J. T. Stafford. J. E Peez, Tom
Stroehle, Ad Gest. Carl Miller, W.
B. Mclntyre, Dr. R. M. Pearce.
Shady bides Abe Kosenheid, cap
tain; George Sheldon, B. D. Connelly,
W. M. Keck, 1 aul urimn, bos Men
gle, Jim O'Connor. Tully White, Ju
To Whom It Mj Concern.
Notice is hereby given that the firm
of Schanm & Neth composed of Wil
liam Neth and, feter benaum, hereto
fore conducting a saloon business at
221 Twentieth street, in the city of
Rock Island, has this dav been dis
solved by mutual consent. Mr. Neth
retires from said firm and the busi
ness will be conducted and continued
by Mr. Schaum.who will pay all debts
of said copartnership and to whom all
debts due and owing unto said firm
should be paid.
Dated at Rock Island. Illinois, this
second day of August. A. D. 1900.
W. C. Neth.
The stage of water at the bridge at
6 a. m. was 3.50; at noon. S.40. The
temperature at noon was 89.
Tbe Ravenna brought down sixteen
strings of logs. The Verne Swain
and Winona were in and out.
To Cleanse the System
effectually yet gently, when cojllve
or bilions; to permanently overcome
habitual constipation, to awaken tbe
kidneys and liver to a healthy activ
ity, withont irritating or weakening
them; to dispel headaches, colds,. or
levers, use byrnp ox rigs, made by
tbe California tig syrup company.
Half Rate to Indianapolis.
The Biz Four route has made a half
fare rate to Indianapolis and return
on account of the official notification
of Bryan and Stevenson, which occurs
Wednesday, Aug. 8. Tickets will be
old Ang. 7. and 8, with return limit
Aug. 9. Inquire of ticket agent Big
tour, Peoria, iu.
Ladles Can Wear Shoo
One size smaller after nslng Allen's
Foot-Ease, a powder to be shaken Into
the shoes. It makes tight or new
shoes feel easy; gives instant relief to
corns and bunions. It's the greatest
comfort discovery of the age. Cures
and prevents swollen feet, blisters,
call as and sore spots. Allen's Foot
Ease is a certain cure for sweating,
hot aching feet. At all druggists and
shoe stores. 25 cents. Trial package
free by mail. Address Allen S. Olm
sted. LeRoy, N. T.
The greatest skin specialist in
merica originated the formula for
Banner Salve- For all skin diseases.
all cnts or sores, and for piles it's the
most heading medicine. For sale by
all druggist. ,
ELECTRIC SPRINKLER OUT.
Welcome Appearance Today A Settle
The electric street sprinkler made
a welcome appearance this afternoon
and laid the dnst on Second avenue.
The move was made at the request of
Chairman Gall, of the waterworks
committee, who, realizing the attitude
of the public in the matter, asked
that the sprinkler be brought out
pending a possible settlement between
the city and the company.
The city has not only consented to
meet the company in a Bpirit looking
to a settlement, but has taken it npon
itself to see if some concessions can
not be secured from the street rail
way company by which the latter
will bear a part of the burden.
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL.
S. Pells and family are sojourning
at Silver Lake, Wis.
Herman Eckerman, of Peoria, Is
visiting in the city.
L'.ttle Will G. Pempsev has recoy
ered from diphtheria.
H. Dorsey Patton and son, of Chi
cago, were in the city today.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Dempsey have
returned from their trip east.
Miss Anna Skinner, of Princeton,
is visiting Dr. and Mrs. II. H. Chase
Miss Mar r Nycnm. of Mount Car
mel, has been visiting Miss Carrie
The Narcissus club gives the first
of its series of dances at the Tower
Al Simon, Art Mesenfelder and
Clayton Case went on a fishing expe
dition to tbe W apsie today.
Mr. and Mrs. John Gorman and
daughter. Marie, of Perry, -la., are
visiting relatives and mends bere.
W.T. Mlxter, of New Haven, Conn.,
who has been visiting here several
weeks, left yesterday for Minneapolis
Mrs. E. A. Hopkins, who has been
visiting sheriff and Mrs l. r. Uralle,
left yesterday for her home at Boston,
Mrs. George E. Smith and little son
Willie And daughter Marie, have
gone on a visit to Minneapolis and
other points in Minnesota.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Wagner and
son, of liicine. Wis., are visiting at
the home of Theodore Free. Mr.
Wsgoer is foreman of the mechanical
department of the Racine New".
Mrs. M. J. Young and daughter
Maud left last evening to visit her old
home at Sandusky, Ohio. They were
accompanied as far as Chicago by
Miss May loung and Miss Mary Mills.
The details of the marriage of Miss
Irene Lewis, of this city, and J.Louis
Hagaman, briefly referred to the other
day in Ihe Argus, nave been re
ceived. The wedding was celebrated
last Tuesday at Springheld, 111., in
the Church of the Immaculate Con
ception, Rev. Father Finegan perform-
ng. the ceremony. Mr. Hagaman is
manager of the Springfield branch
house of the Lewis Rooting company.
The bride expects to come here for a
visit in about ten days.
TRIES TO SUICIDE
A VALUABLE FEATURE.
The Argus has arranged to provide
its readers with an exceptional feature
that will be found very Interesting to
those who are interested in culinary
subjects a department wherein will
be found many practical suggestions
about what to eat and how to prepare
food. These articles, which will ap
pear under appropriate headings twice
each week, will be found to be entirely
different and vastly superior to the
average matter which is duplicated by
so many different papers. It Is copy
righted and is prepared by Lida Ames
Willis, one oi the best known writers
on food subjects in the country. Those
who follow it may find many nuggets
of culinary wisdom that are eminently
practical. The first installment of
matter for this department will ap
pear in Saturday's issue.
A Wrong- Oun.
The Modern Woodmen society has
been involved in the reports concern-
ng the trial of Caleb Powers, for al
leged complicity in the conspiracy to
murder Uov. uoebel, ox Kentucky
G. F. Weaver testified he was in
Frankfort the day of the assassination
and saw tbe rifle that killed Gov Goe-
bel protruding from a window in the
office of the secretary of state. In an
effort to impeach Weaver's testimony
tbe republican papers claim it is now
discovered that on the day of tbe as
sassination Weaver was at urayson
Springs, Ky.. engaged in organizing
a camp of the Modern Woodmen.
Whether Weaver was in Oravson
Springs people this far from the scene
are unable to say, but they do know,
if be was there, that he was not or
ganizing a Woodmen camp, for the
society has never done business in
Kentucky, and the officers say never
That Throbbing Headache
Would leave you if jon used Dr.
King's New Life Pills. Thousands of
sufferers have proved their matchless
merit for sick and nervous headaches.
They make pure blood and build up
your health. Only 25 cents. Money
back it not cured, bold by nartz &
For Whooptns Coach.
Rnth m v rhitrcn wopa ttrn Hh
a hooping cough," writes Mrs. O. E.
Dntton. of DanviHe. Til. "A small
bottle of Foley's Honey and Tar gave
such relief that I nsed a 50-cent bot
tle, which saved me a doctor's bill."
Nothing else so good. For sale by all
Miss Pearl Bennett, of Bowling,
Hangs Herself to an
BUT THE EOPE PE0VE3 TOO LOJTCr
Discovered by Her Brother Sad
Case of Mental Derangement.
From Bowling township comes a sad
story concerning Miss Pearl Bennett
one of the well known young ladies of
that section.who, broken down phys
Ically and me o tally, last Wednesday
attempted to end her existence.
In April Miss Bennett's mother was
operated on for the amputation of
her foot, since which time she has
been practically helpless. On the
daughter devolved the responsibilities
of the household and the care ox tbe
mother, over whose condition she
Of late members of the family and
friends noticed Miss Bennett was act
ing peculiar, but did not consider her
case serious. Wednesday morning
when the family arose Miss .Bennett
was missing. Her brother Carver
went to search for her, and was
shocked to discover her in the act o
attempting to bang herself. Had she
not been interfered with it is believed
she would within a few moments have
succeeded in her purpose.
Kope Too Lone-
She had fastened one end of the
rope to an apple tree and the other
aoout ner neca. ana naa jumped iroui
a box upon which she stood. J. be
fact that the rope was too long alone
prevented the success of ber first er
LOWERS LADIES' RECORD
Sire. W. H. Martin Makes rail 0-Hole
Coarea In SS.
The ladies had their turn at record-
breaking at. the Rock Island arsenal
golf grounds yesterday. Mrs. W. H.
Martin, of this city, improved the op
tunity by making the full 9-hole
course in hi, lowering by three
strokes the previous competition rec
ord. In the handicap contest Mrs.
Martin tied with Miss Pre 'ton at 52
strokes net. The tie will be decided
by a 9-hole match, the winner of
which wiu have possession or tbe cup
until the next baniicap, August 10,
The scores were as follows:
Mrs. Hollow bush..
Mrs. H. C. Fit-ke...
Miss F. S. Blunt...
Mi a. Feirca
Mrs. O W. Cable..
Mrs. W. L,. Allen..
Mis Van Patten ..
Mrs. Bah risen
Mrs. Kobioson ,
Gross Handicap. Net.
70 )H vt
73 3d bS
K S7 ei
0 IS 62
70 rt 61
7-i fl 6
h6 20 66
b"i 13 67
(V 22 67
.SI 10 68
N3 li 71
76 O 78
GREAT CLOTHING SALE.
At LUpold's, Davenport Bargains Every
where ThronjhoDt the Bom.
Prints, good quality, 8 cents.
Muslin, good quality, 4 cents.
Sheetings, 12 cents.
Mosquito netting. 3 cents.
Ladies' $1.50 wrappers, 98 cents.
Men's 50-cent shirts. 25 cents.
Men's 50-cent hats, 10 cents.
Ladies' $ 1.50 low shoes, 79 cents.
Children's shoes, 39 cents.
House slippers, 25 cents.
Ladles' shirt waists, 19 cents.
Good lawns. 2J cents.
Don't miss the many other bargains.
Moving: Pictures at Watch Tower.
A free entertainment will be given
at the Watch Tower every night next
wees, commencing, bundav, Aug. o.
consisting of a fine display of mov
ing pictures of naval and land battles
of the late Spanish war, including the
battle oi ban Joan bill, tbe rougb
riders' charge at El Caney, sinking of
the Spanish ships at Santiago harbor,
cavalry charges and camp scenes and
many other military and comic pic
tures. Don't miss tbis big free enter
tainment ana a cool, pleasant night
at the Tower. Band concerts as
Good Medicine for Children
If you have a baby in the house
you will wish to know tbe best way
to check any unusual looseness of tbe
bowels, or diarrhoea so common to
small children. O. P. M. Holllday,
of Deming. Ind., who has an 11-
oionths' old child, says: "Through
the months of June and July our
baby was teething and took a running
off of the bowels and sickness of the
stomach. His bowels would move
from five to eight times a day. I had
a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic, Chol
era and Diarrheal Remedv in tbe
house and gave him four drops in a
teaspoonful of water and he got bet
atteronce." For sa'e by all druggists.
'Iam a switchman," writes A. J.
Jennesse, 9201 Bntler street. Chicago,
and am out in all kinds ox weather,
took a cold which settled in my kid
neys and was in very bad shape, si
tried several advertised medicines
with no benefit nntil I was recom
mended to take Foley's Kidney Cure.
Two-thirds of a bottle cared me."
For sale by all druggists.
Seductive Summer Shoes
Evoke smiling looks from
fair wearers. Our oxford
ties fit feet and pocket
books with equal- nicety,
and the prettiest feet gain
enhanced beauty by these
elegant exteriors for house
and street wear that sur
round what they cov- a
lightly as a breeze.
Onr prices on low shoes have been cut very low as we
expect to close them all out this month to make room
for our fall stock, which is already beginning to come
Buy Now to Secure First Choice.
OPEN WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY EVENINGS.
GEO. I. SCHMALE, PROP.
1705 Second Avenue.
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. f9.50, $8.90 and $8.40. all C Gf
Men's Suits, $15, $14.50, $13.50 and $12.50, 1 f ff
all marked JKJ
Men's suits, $0.75, $C, $5.50 and $5, all 4 A f
marked ' v
Men's Straw Hats, 50c, 75c. $1 and $1.50, all
Children's Wash Suits.
Children's Wash Suits at half price. Men's
fancy flannel Coats and Pants, 33 K per
cent discount. Boy's Wash Pants at Half
SOMMERS S LAVELLE.
1802 Second Avenue.
He Looks Smart
and wins attention by bis
clothes! In these practical
days, opportunity seekers
are measured by their attire,
and those below par are left.
Our handsome woolens and
artistic tailoring produce
business and full dress suits
that cap the climax of style.
Results should be considered
before prices; but our figures
make these suits doubly at
1 tractive to good dressers.
DORN, THE TAILOR.
181 2 Second Avenue.
J. F. Roainov, Presldenk I S. MjCaa Vies Presldeni. H. E. OansaX, Gsatilsr .
Central Trust and Sayings Bank,
Rock Island, III.
Incorporated Under State Law.
Capital Stock, $100,000. Four Per Cent Interest
Paid on Deposits.
John 0 aha fa
BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
Fever Trias, Z . if c Cab, E. r. Sweeney,
C J. Larkin, J. Y. Boolnaoa, Betr; W. Tremaaa,
Jhmtm J. La Tails, H. Z. Casvtx 1, EDHtck,
8 vceney Waii er, BoUeUora.
onr loiixd ox rsssoaai oollatisax, ox xzax utatk nccxirr.
Open dally 9 a. m. to 8 p. a. Saturdays 7 to 8 p. m.
Offloo In Rock Ialaid National Baac sliding.