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tjbcg augxts, jioxday. feuuxjauy 11, 1001.
FINE FURNITURE, LACE CURTAINS, BRASS
BEDS, CARPETS, OFFICE DESKS, DRAPERY
STUFFS, TAPESTRY CURTAINS, combination
desks and book cases, Davenports, Turkiih chairs,
rope portiers, woven tapestries, fancy covered down
pillows, couch covers and hangings, parlor chairs,
rockers, divans, etc., etc. marked at prices to ose
out a good opportunity to make home attractive
at small outlay.
Our furniture buyer has secured a fine stock of
dressing cases, and we will close them out at the re
markably low price of Eleven Dollars and Seventy
five Cents. The cases are carved and have French
bevel plate mirrors, swell front top drawers, hand
Cor. Sixteenth Street
THE STRINGS OF
Will surely be loosened if you - read this
through. READ OUR SPECIALS FOR
ALL THIS WEEK.
5 Bars Santa Claus Soap
To introduce our Special Blended
Coffee, the best coffee in the mar
ket, at 25c, we will give with each
purchase of two ponnda for 60c
this week, free of charge, 5 bars of
Santa Clans Soap.
Large fancy Lemons, doz 10c
Good sweet Oranges, doz 10c
Pare Buckwheat, 10 lb. sack.. 25c
Finest Graham, 10 lb. sack. .. 2ic
Table Pears, 3 .lb. can 10c
Boneless Codfish, a lb 8c
Good Mixed Cakes, 3 lbs 25c, a
New York Solid Pack Apples,
gallon cans.. 23c
Fairbanks Gold Dust, 25-cent . '
Cal. Evaporated Pears, large
and bright, a lb. 13c
Cal. Evaporated Pears, very .
nice, 3 lbs 25c, alb 9c
Cal. Evaporated Peaches, sweet
plump and delicious, a lb.. 13c
Cal. Evaporated Peaches, good
&nd bright, 3 lbs for 25c, a lb. 9c
Sour Oregon Prunes, large size,
3 lbs for 25c, alb ." . . 9c
Plump Cal. Prunes, 7 lbs 25c
Good Cooking raisins, a lb. .. . 8c
Finest Shredded Cocoanut, a lb 16c
Scotch Green Peas, 8 lbs 25c
All patent medicines at cut
. prices. '
Hood's Sarsaparilla, regular f 1
McEIree's Wine of Cardui, $1
- bottle 68c
Camphor Ice, perfumed, box. 8c
Electro SUican Silver Polish,
15c box 8c
. 5c Package , Cum lc.
5,000 packages Pepsin, Peppcr
. mint and Pineapple Gum will be
placed on sale until sold,
regular 5c package at lc
Fancy Cream Mixed Candy,
40c kind, a pound 19c
' T1IE ONLY PLACE TO
The Emerson Co,
and Second Avenue.
x Let Us Show You
Our line of gasoline stoves, gaso
line ranges, gasoline hot. plates,
gasoline low frame ranges; all self
generating. An absolute guaran
tee with every one Oil stoves.
ail sizes, no wicks, compare . our
line with, others, then get our
price. We are determined to
please you in price, quality and
Tea Kettles, all copper, full
nickle plate, patent spout.
regular $1.15, this sale 89c
bteel try Pans, cold handles,
regular 20c, now 10c
Granite Dish Pans, best, qual
ity, best size, regular 60c. 48c
Mail Boxes, iron, nicely painted
and decorated, patent storm pro
tector, can see if there is mail in
" without unlocking, this sale 29c
Granite Comb and Brush case,
A Deep Cut in Decorated
While invoicing we found a
large line of odd Chamber Sets,
best quality and finely decorated,
nearly all are strictly perfect, but
some are slightly imperfct.
We've marked them for this sale
at one-half and one-third off our
usual low prices to clear them out
and make room for something else
Three decorated Cham ber Sets,
12 pieces with jar, , were
19.95, now $6.89
Five decorated Chamber Sets,
12 pieces with, jar, were
$8.95, now. . . ." 5 95
Seven decorated Chamber Sets,
12 pieces with jar, were
$7.95, now 5.00
Four decorated Chamber Sets,
10 pieces, were $4.95; now. . 3 89
Nine decorated Chamber sets,
10 pieces, were $3.48, now. 1.95
BOTH DIE SAME WEEK
Passing of Mr. and Mrs.. Gilbert
Young, Aged Andalusia' -Couple.
HUSBAND VICTIM OF THE GRIP
His Demise Hastens Widow's
End Mrs. R. H. Robb Ex-pires-Other
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Young, an
aged couple residing on a farm in
Andalusia township, died last week
undrr peculiarly sad circumstances,
the husband passing away Tuesday
and the wife Saturday. Mr. Young
had been ailing, for some time with
grip and complications. His devoted
helpmeet, who had been his constant
attendant during his illness, was a
sufferer from heart trouble, and when
she realized the earthly separation of
two lives that had been united for
nearly a half century had come, the
snock proved more than her weakened
vitality could withstand, and she, too,
answered the final summons Saturday
evening, the day following the burial
of her husband.
Mr. Young was born in Springfield,
Oswego county, New York, July 8,
1827. His father was the first white
man to settle in that county. De
ceased was married in 1855 to Miss
Gardner. They took up residence on
a iarm in Andalusia townsnip.in
1870. They, had one child, Giles,
who made his home with his parents,
Mrs. Young's two brothers, John and
James Gardner, also living on the
farm. Mrs. Ydung was born in Eng
land in 1834.
The funeral services over the re
mains of Mr. Young were conducted
Friday at the Andalusia Baptist
church by Kev. T. R. Johnson, of
Igington. The interment was in
the village cemetery, where Mrs.
Young's body will be laid at rest
this afternoon, Rev. Johnson conduct
ing services at the Baptist church.
Mri. George W. Smith.
A telegram received at Milan Satur
day announced the death at Florence,
Colo., of Mrs. George W. Smith, who
died on that day of consumption.
Mrs. Smith was 26 jears of age and
her maiden name was Addie Johnston.
She was born and raided south of
Milan. After her marriage she lived
for a time at Bristol, Tenn., where
Mr. Smith ran a newspaper. Last
summer Mrs. Smith's health began
failing and the removal to Colorado
was made fcr her benefit early in the
fall. " Deceased is survived by her
husband and a daughter 3 years of
age, her mother, Mrs. Hugh Gilmore,
ana brother, Alvin Johnston. The
remains are expected to arrive here
tomorrow. Tne funeral will be held
at 10 a. m. Wednesday from the Miian
Mrs. B. II. Robb.
'Mrs. R. H. Robb died at 9:10 todav
at her home. 1421 Fourth avenue,
after four weeks' illness with typhoid
fever. She was 37 years of age and a
native of Aew xork. coming to this
city 22 years ago. Her maiden name
was Lily Ells and she was married to
B. 11. Robb in 1881. Besides the hus
band three children survive: Alpha,
Cnarles ana JNJarney. Mr. ana Mrs
B. M. Ells, parents of the deceased,
are also living ana reside in this city,
A sister, Mrs. John Simmons, lives in
South Rock Island, and a brother,
Marney B. Ella, in New York City.
The funeral announcement will be
Mrs. Sarah Lambert.
Mrs. Sarah Lambert, wife of Cass
Lambert, died at her home in South
Rock Island Saturday evening at 8:23.
after a 2-weeks' illness. She was born
at Georgetown, Ky., March 25, 1860,
and was married to Cass Lambert
March 24, 18S0, in this city. She was
a member of the second Baptist
church. She was a charter member
of Ada chapter No. 10, Order of
Eastern Star. The survivors are her
husband, three sisters and three
brothers, Mrs. Watson Hall and Mrs.
Frank Reece, of this city; Mrs. John
Fay, of Moline, and James, George
and Robert Marshall, of this city. The
funeral was held from the Second
Baptist church this afternoon.
Edgar M., theU-year-oldson of Mr,
and Mrs. II. K. Walker, of. South
Heights, died at 7 :45 last evening of spi
nal trouble. Mucn sympatny is ex
tended to Mr. and Mrs. Walker in
their 'hour of sorrow. The funeral
will be held at 10 o'clock tomorrow
from the First Methodist church.
Funeral of Capt. Kiev.
Services over the remains of Capt.
W. E. Rice were held at 3 o'clock yes
terday afternoon at the home of his
son-in-law, 1L L. Dooley, 4315 Seventh
avenue. Rev. W. II. Johnson, officiat
ing. At 10:35 last evening the ' re
mains were shipped to Nevada City,
Mo., where they will be buried.
Jet se Lemma.
Jesse, the infant son of Mr. and
Mrs. John Lemme. of 3409 Ninth-and-
a-half avenue, died last night of croup.
The funeral occurs at 9 o'clock tomor
row from the home.
A Frightful Blonder
Will often cause a horrible burn
scald, cut or bruise. Bucklin's
Arnica Salve . will kill the pain and
promptly heal It. Cures fever sores,
ulcers, boils, corns, all skin eruptions.
Best pile cure on earth. . Only 25
cents a box. Cufc guaranteed. Sold
by Ilartz & Ullemeycr druggists.
Licensed to Wad. ;
J. Conrad Hays ......TJrory
Miss Sarah A. Fester.., .............,Lrury
SAGE TO PICK BALL TEAM.
Local Favorlta to be Encaged to Select
Club for 1901.
The Rock Island baseball team for
1901. will be selected by Harry Sage,
who has given the city many winning
clubs in years past. He - has con
sented to act in this capacity for the
local association the coming season,
but will not have any further connec
tion with the team, announcing that
he has retired from the game for
the present, at least. II 9 has a
good- position at Rock Inland
arsenal and says he prefers
that to the work of a baseball player.
He will have a conference with the
officers of the association tonight and
enter into an agreement to pick the
team, lhat it will be a nag-tafcer all
are confident,' tor Sage knows most cf
the players in the business, they all
like him and are anxious to be mem
bers of a club of his selection.
Doc's" friends have been talking
him for umpire. He would be a
splendid man for such a place.
Charles Doom, who caught for
Rock Island in 1899, hss signed with
Toronto. Several clubs were anxious
to secure his services. He would
have been offered a position here had
it not been known that he was al
ready spoken, for. Dooin i3 a great
favorite with the fans in every city in J
which he has played
Jay Andrews plays witn lsutialo, N.
Y., the coming season. .
Billy Boteuus is a candidate for
manager of the Rock Island team. He
has wired terms from his home in
Buffalo, N. Y. List - year Botenus J
was manager for Elmira and was re
engaged for another season, but now
nnds nimseli minus a situation as a
result of the dropping of that town
from the league. Botenus is a capi
tal diamond general, a sale hitter and
all around good player.
E. R. Maloney is viaiting in Aurora.
IL Schriber left today for Wiscon
Rev. F. J. Poettkin went to Peoria
lion. Levi n aterman, of Geneseo.
was in the city today.
Hon. J. T. Piatt, of Galesburg,
spent Sunday in the city.
Mrs. E. C. Richards has gone to
Viola for a 2-weeks' visit.
lneodore bicbert, or onicago, is
here for a week's visit with his par
Dr. Emily Wright has gone to Chi
cago, where she expects to remain
Miss Bessie Charnberlin, who has
been ill with typhoid fever for seme
wecits, is somewhat improved.
Attorneys C. J. Searle and Adair
Pleasants and Court Reporter H. D
Blakemore went to Cambridge today
to attend the opening oi.pourt.
Mr. and Mrs. Allison Conqueror,
who were here to attend the funeral
of the former's father, Charles Con
queror, left this morning for their
home at Streator.
Miss Abbie Koyne, of Jacksonville,
who has been visiting with Mrs. Grace
Mackin, left for home this morning in
response to a telegram informing her
of the serious illness of her mother.
C. A. Spencer, who has been con
fined for several months with typhoid
fever, was able to come down town
yesterday for the first time to re
ceive the congratulations of his
MRS. NATION IN MUSCATINE.
May Pass Through Rock Island on Her
Mrs. Carrie Nation today went from
Das Moines to Muscatine. She is an
nounced for an address on temperance
there tonight. Whether she will use
her little hatchet remains to be seen.
If she decides to go on to Chicago,
which it is lively she will do, not
withstanding her lecture has been
cancelled, the three cities may have a
chance of at least gazing on her as
she passes through on the Rock Is
land road. ."
STEAL MARCH, ON FRIENDS.
Edward K. Corken and Miss Minnie Ortell
Married In l'eorla.
Edward E. Corken and Miss Minnie
Ortell stole a march on their friends
Saturday by slipping away on the
afternoon train for Peoria, where
they were married at 8:30 in t ho even
ing at St. Mary's ; Cathedral, Rev
Father ?J. F. Riley performing the
ceremony, lhe couple returned to
the city" last night and will board
pending the lurmshing by the groom
of a home. Mr. Corken is a son of
ex-Aid. and Mrs. Dan Corken, and is
employed in the auditor's ofiice of the
Bock island s 1 eoria road. He and
his bride are well known young peo
ple, whose many friends will wish
them mucn oy m tneir wedded liie
The Modern Way
Commends itself to the well in
formed, to do pleasantly and effect
ually what was formerly done in the
crudest manner and disagreeably as
well, lo cleanse the system and
break up colds, headaches and fevers
without unpleasant after effects, use
the delightiul liquid laxative remedy,
Syrup of Figs. Made by California
Fig Syrup company.
Great tonic, braces body and brain,
drives away all impurities from yonr
system. Makes you well. Keeps you
well. Rocky Mountain Tea. S5 cents;
T. H. Thomas' pharmacy.
Millions of people are familiar with
DeWitt's Little Early Risers and those
who use them find them to be famous
little liver pills. . Never gripe. "B. H.
Bieber ana Uartz s ULiemejer.
NEW DEPOT IS READY
Burlington Forces to Occupy Sta
tion Thursday and Receive
Public Next Monday.
ALL ARRANGEMENTS COMPLETED
Citizens to Tender Banquet to
Officers of the Com,
The new Burlington depot at the
corner of Twentieth street and Sec
ond avenue will be used for the first
time Thursday of this week. Mon
day next the local forces of the com
pany will be at home to their friends
in their handsome new quarters.
The dates for the opening were deter
mined upon today by Division Agent
U. D. Mack after several telephonic
messages had passed between Rock
Island and General Manager W. C.
Brown. . '
In the meantime the work of trans
ferring records, etc., from the old
building into the new will proceed,
and the ofiice attaches will familiarize
themselves with the apartments they
are to occupy with a view to extend
ing the glad-hand when the doors are
swung and the public bidden to in
spect. The company will move in
Wednesday of this week and be ready
for the transaction of business Thurs
day, when trains wi'l arrive at and
depart from the new station.
Invitation la General.
: It is not the purpose to . mark the
event by formality the people of
Rock Island and the community at
large are included in the Invitation,
and they will be courteously received
Monday afternoon and evening of
' The station, heretofore described in
The Argus, is as tine as will be
found ordinarily in cities of Rock Isl
and's size. It is all and more, per
hapsthan the road promised. It is
a roomy, substantial railroad depot,
and architecturally an ornament to
the business section of the city.
Monday afternoon and evening next
the public is invited to "inspect the
building and the same evening citizens
of Rock Island are to tender an informal
banquet at the Harper house to Gen
eral Manager Brown and other officials
and attaches of the company. There
has for years been a desire on
the cart of many people in Rock
Island to evidence their regard for
Manager Brown, who has held a high
place in public esteem since the days
when he was division superintendent
and the occasion has thus been seized
Opening of 13., It. I. & X. XV. Ucpot.
The ODening of the new Davenport
Rock Island & Northwestern depot oc
curring Saturday of this week, there is
a movement on foot to supplement in
an appropriate way the tri-city banquet
given in Davenp'ort in honor of the
road's opening a year ago, in wnicn
Rock Island participated.
TURNERS AT MASK PARTY.
Annual Ball of Bock Island Society a Fin
The annual masquerade of the Rock
Island Turner society given at Turner
hall Saturday evening attracted
large company of the members and
friends, who entered into the occasion
with the jolly spirit that invariably
characterizes tne lurner3' junctions.
The costumes were of every imagina
ble description, and so well did the
dancers maintain their disguises that
there were some happy surprises
when masks were ordered removed.
The steelworkers gave a ball at
Armory hall Saturday nteht. About
fifty couples attended and supper was
served at pottiger's restaurant.
Clarke Jswanson reports the theft of
his overcoat from the public library
A. Carter was lined f2 and costs
P. A. Haggerty and Noble McCon
nell were arrested Saturday night for
lighting. They gave bail for an ap
pearance this evening at 7 o clock
Working Night and bay.
The busiest and mightiest little
thing that ever was made is l)r,
King's New Life Pills. These pills
change weakness into strength, list
lessness into energy, brain-fag into
mental power. They're wonderful in
buildin? up . the health. Only 25
cents per box. Sold by Ilartz &
A powerful engine cannot be run
with a weak boiler, and we can't keep
up the strain of an active life with a
weak stomach; neither can wo stop
the human machine to make repairs
If the stomach cannot digest enough
food to keep the body 6trocg, such a
preparation as Kodol Dysppsla Cure
should be used, n aigestse wnat you
eat and it simply can't help but do
you good. B. II. Bieber and Ilartz &
For the weakness and prostration
following grip there is nothing so
prompt and effective as One Minute
Cough Cure. This preparation is
highly indorsod as an unfailing rem
edy for all throat and lung troubles
and its early use prevents consump
tion. It was made to cure quickly.
B. U. Bieber and Ilartz & Ullemeycr.
Bmk tha , m Kma iw Hare imn mgfH
Tuesday Morning at 9 O'clock We Place on Sale the
of DRY GOODS AND NOTIONS at prices that will make rapid selling. The
Harrold stock was well known as one of the cleanest and best selected in the
tri-citiea. Spring goods are alreudy crowding our shelves and counters, so
the HARROLD STOCK MUST BE SOLD at once at prices regardless of COST
OR VALUE- You'll find the goods scattered all over the store for easy hand
ling and display. Be prompt Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock, bring well
filled purses and get your share of the bargains. We can mention only a few
of the sale lots here. There are plenty of them.
Turkey red table Damask, worfch
up to Zoc, all at. I2iC
Turkey red .Damask, worth up
to 60c, at per yard 25C
600 yards linen Crash, value 10c
per yard 5c
500 yards 12 J c check and plain
pure linen Crash at 7'iC
Small lots cotton Crash at per
200 Batcenberg and fancy lace
patterns at lc
Best wash embroidery silk, near
ly an colors, per skein . . c
1,000 yards Ribbons in satin,
taffeta and fancy weaves,
worth up to 18e yard, take
'em quick, per yard 5C
800 yard3 Ribbon, worth up to
30c, at per yard 12iC
Harrold'.s $1 Corsets, such as
loomers, fiexibone, etc 50c
600 yards 50c and 75c dress
goods in plain Henrietta and
plaid, per yard 25c
Harrold's 50c Corsets, all at . . . 25c
300 yards choice black Veiling,
wortn zoc to oc per yard. . . . iqc
The store will be closed till 9
us time to move and arrange the
Every "garment in our stock is permeated with newness and
style: Rightly made goods afr!ghtly figured prices, made of
fabrics and patterns that are the result of experience and
clothing knowledge. Bought for this season these goods must
be sold now. We will not carry a garment over under any
consideration. Hear the ring of these prices:
25 per cent discount
20 per cent discount
$25 MEN'S SUITS ALL MARKED
MEN'S STIFF BOSOM SHIRrS, WORTH $1, ALL - CQp
MARKED DOWN TO...;
1S02 Second Avenue.
The Magnet That Attracts Men
DORN, THE TAILOR.
x8i2 Second Avenue.
This is the Season of the Year
When the Winter Hats Have Lost Their Freshness,
But you can tone them up by having some of our
handsome sew Flowers put on them. Also
look at bur New Persians, Liberties, Velours
and Velvets in all the new shades.
Brandenburg Millinery Store.
Phone 1237 Comer Twentieth Street and Fourth Avenue:
Black Laces, several thousand
yards at a fraction of their
cost, all go at per yard 19c,
10c. 5c and 2C
800 yards cotton Torchon Laces
at per yard 5c and Jc
800 yards Embroideries, worth
up to 10c, at per yard 2C
500 yards handsome Embroid
eries, worth up to 25c, at per
500 yards wide Embroideries,
worth up to 60c per yard .... 25C
One lot fancy Silks, 65c values,
per yard 25c
Men's silk Ties, tecks, puns,
strink and bow ties. . .- 5c
Men's and ladies' linen Collars,
10c and 12c ones, each 2c
Cuffs worth 25c go at per pair. . 5c
60 dozen linens towels, hem
stitched and fringed and cot
ton fringed towels, worth up
to 50c, choice each at from 25c
160 dozen handkerchiefs at 10c
and 5c and c
o'clock Tuesday morning to give
ON ALL OVERCOATS AND
ON ALL HEAVY WEIGHT
Who are partial to good
dressing is the fit, style,
long-lasting quality, taste
ful patterns and price of
the garments we make.
Summed up, we satisfy
the most particular, and
please all. Suits, trousers,
overcoats all have our
best attention here. We
would like to measure you.