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TJETE AHOU. TIIUKSDAV, MABCII 7, 1901.
Sign ol Spring.
The Organ Grinder's Serenade
Will soon be heard on the streets and by that
token you will know that spring has arrived.
There are other signs that you should note as
well. The signs of activity and enterprise that
are seen around the sign of Shields' Cash gro
cery. These are the signs that the people know
mean much to their pocket books. Read the
Tears per can JOC
Peaches per can JOc
Egg plums per can JOc
Green gage plains per can 10c
Blackberries, 3 pound can JOC
Bine berries, 2 cans J5c
Apple butter, 3 cans 25c
Quince butter, 3 cans 25C
Peach butter, 3 cans 25C
Plum butter, 3 cans 25C
Bock Island or Davenport corn,
2 cans 5c
(85c per dozen.)
String beans, 2 cans 15c
Peas per can, 5c and up
Good red salmon per can 121 C
Dried apricots, per lb iOc
25 lbs. California prunes 1.00
Evaporated apples, 3 lbs 25c
Dried peaches, 3 lbs 25C
Cal- ligs, per package SC
Leader coffee, per lb 25C
Pure maple sugar, per lb
Japan tea, per lb
Pint bottle catsup, 3 for ,
Shredded cocoanut, per lb
Jam in glass, 3 for
Pancake flour, 3 packages for.
Bio coffee, per lb
Corn starch, per package. . . .
Bicena, 2 packages
Hoffman pkg starch, 2 for. . .
Sack salt. 10c size
Package raisins, per pkg. . . .
15 bars Fairbanks soap ,
Toilet soap, 2 bars for
Toilet soap, 25c kind
2 pacic. Washing powder
Chewing tobacco, per lb
Smoking tobacco per lb ,
Dry yeast, per package
Large pickles, per gal ,
Sauer Kraut, per gal
Santos coffee, per lb
17 lbs of granulated sugar. . ,
Vtione 1217, 2532 Fifth Ave
Whose Got the
There are no two stores in Rock Island
that can show you such q uantity and styles
of New Spring Hats as THE BIG
WE ARE LOADED
WITH HA TS.
We expect to sell half of the Hats t hat
are worn in Rock Island. Why shouldn't
we? We lead the styles.
STETSON AND GUYER
vou iraow us.
TWO KILLED, 10 HURT
An Elevator Horror at the Works
of the Molino Plow
TWJENTT-riV MEU HT OAEEIAGE
Which Drop3 to Basement, the
Weights Falling on Bod
ies of Occupants.
Two were killed and 10 injured in
an elevator accident at the Moline
Plow company at 7 o'clock this morn
ing. Twenty-five workmen were in
the carriage when it broke down.
HARVEY BERGSTON, 24; top of
bead crushed in; killed instantly.
EDWARD SWANSON, 25; hurt in
ternally, and died at 9:45.
HERMAN ANDESSON. 21; left arm
broken at the elbow, left hand split
from thumb to wrist, and index and
middle tinkers and thumb amputated.
GUS HOFFSTEDT, 21; left arm
fractured and two fingers of the left
A. W. BRUNSrRUAl. 55; left arm
broken in four placs.
HARRY JENKINS, 20; left shoulder
fiactured and right side bruised.
Those slightly hurt are John Apen,
A. B. Perkins. John Messick, Joseph
Nelson, Charles Nelson and Clarence
Heavy Weight Full On the Men.
The accident occurred while the
men were on their way to work in
the shipping department on the third
floor of toe building on the north side
of Third avenue. Tney boarded the
elevator at the second floor landing.
It had assended but a few feet when
it suddenly started to drop and con
tinued slowly until it reached the
basement pit, the jolt causing the
weights, of which there were 10, 60
pounds each, to jump out of 'he
track, at the top of the shaft, and fall
down onto the bodies of those in the
elevator, which presented a sickening
eight when it was opened to release its
Injured Removed to Hospital.
Doctors and the ambulance were
summoned and the seriously injured
removed to the city hosoital. Berg
S tun's head had been wrapped in an
overalls by a fellowworkmcn and
when his body was raised his brains
fell out. All the victims reside in
The oflicers of the plow company
state the accident was caused by the
overloading of the elevator.
Coroner Eckhart is holding an in
quest this afternoon over the remains
of Bergston ana bwanson.
MERCER PLEDGED TO
MARSH BY McKINNEY.
According to the Springfield Slate
Register, James McKinney pledged
Mercer county to support Marsh for
nomination for congress in tne new
district, before the apportionment
committee agreed to take A -lams out
of the district and add Kock island in
it6 place. The Register says in its
leport of the cciumittee meeting:
-Senator McKenzio suggested that
Rock Island should be taken from the
Prince district and given to the Marsh
district, while Adams county should
be added to the frince district. Good
politics, he said, made it expedient to
Senator Femberton agreed with
Senator McKenzie and spoke in favor
of making the proposed change.
I oljeut to this arrangement,1
said " Repre-entative Rinaker.' 'We
have been considering personal mat
ters here and we have taken care cf
every one of the congressmen except
Congressman Marsh, flow it is pro
posed to put him into a district where
he will have no show for a renomina-tion.'
I do not understand that this dis
trict will interfere with Congressman
Marsh's chances of going back to con
gress.' said Chairman Stnbblefield.
Mr. McKinney, or ine state executive
committee, is here, and he can explain
I have no doubt concerning the
standing of Congressman Marsn in
this district,' said Mr. McKinney. 'I
understand that it is complained Mer
cer county will not be for Mr. Marsh.
The fact is that Mercer county is on
the best terms with Mr. Marsh and he
probably has as many friends there as
in any county in the district. We
have always been for Mr. Marsh and
he will have no trouble with this dis
trict.' "Representative Johnson agreed
with Mr. McKinney and said that Mr.
Marsh stood well in Rock Island.
Rock Island, he said, has no candi
date for congress and it is not under
taking to undermine the political am
bition cf Congressman Marsh.
Representative Schlagenhauf, of
Adams county, said he had in his pos
session a letter from Mr. Marsh, in
which he requested that he be given
the district originally mapped out.
" 'I have been told,' said Mr. Schla
genhauf. 'that Mercer county would
not stand for Marsh.' "
You have certainly been misin
formed.' said Mr. McKinney. 'I can
say for Mercer county that it is will
ing to stand for Marsh. "
BUILDING IS OFFERED
FOR THE RESCUE HOME
The Argus last evening briefly re
ferred to a movement that is under
way for the establishment of a rescue
home for women at Sears. G. II
Germann, who is at the head of the
enterprise, when seen today, stated
he had been offered a house and lot
near the old woolen mill on a hill
north of Rack river for this purpose.
The building was occupied as a lodg
ing house when the woolen mill was
in operation. Mr. Germann savs it
is his purpose to interest the C
T. U. branches of the three cities,
and to conduct the home under their
Q TRAINS ARE BLOCKED.
A Freight Car Break Down at Orion
A car in the morning St. Louis
freight on the C, B. & Q. broke down
at Orion this morning, blocking the
track and delaying the incoming
passenger train two hours. The out
going train was also held half an
They can't help it; crabbed old
bachelors and disappointed girls over
SO need Rocky Mountain Tea; carries
them back to childhood's happy home.
35c. T-U. Thomas' pharmacy. -
C. E. Adams has returned from a 3
weeks' trip to Asheville, N. C.
D. II. Dean is very ill with pneu
monia at his home, oU'J 1 nird avenue.
Charles Hastings, chief of the tire
department, is coutined to his home
Mrs. Frank Houser and daughter.
Mrs. B. F. Knox, left this morning for
a visit at Jefferson Citv. Mo.
Mrs. W. M Winn and children left
today fir their home in Pocatello
Idaho, after a visit with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A Plamondon, of
Chicago, were in the city today.
They leave for Minneapolis tonight.
Ollicer John Schmid hs gone to Port
Byrou to recuperate for a few weeks
at the home of hi3 sister, Mrs. John
J. V. VanCleve. manager of the
Buck Stove and Range company, of
St. Liouis, visited the Kock Island
Stove Works yesterday.
Mrs. Lelah Drips, of 1611. Second
avenue, who recently submitted to a
surgical operatiou in Chicago, was
brought home last night.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Moses left thU
afternoon for Monmouth tc attend
the funeral of the former's father, J.
11. Moses, who died at that place.
Mrs. L. F. Hatch, of Delavan, Wis.,
who has been attending her sister.
Mrs. i. B. Hawes, in her illness, re
turned home today. Mrs. Hawes is
II. Lange, of the firm of Eange &
Heitmann, goes to Chicago tonight to
attend the funeral of his cousin, who
yesterday .morning was the victim of
an explosion of a gasoline stove.
C. J. Searle left last night for Chi
cago to attend a meeting of the Ma
comb normal school commission, at
which it is expected important con
tracts will be let in connection with
BESLER VISITS THE CITY.
Burlington General Superintendent Spends
the Night Here.
J. D. Besler, general superinlen
dent of the Burlington, spent last
night in the city, coiLing in from
(iuincy and going to Chicago today
to attend a conference of the officials
of the road. Mr. Besler and Division
Agent II. I). Mack were together sev
eral hours last evening discussing
local company business.
Mr. Mack said today there was no
particular significance attached to Mr.
Besler's visit, he having simply
dropped in to look over the new de
pot. Ahe tower clock is understood
to have been one of the questions up
for consideration. At anv rate Mr.
Mack said today he thought it only a
matter of time until the company
would ' make good."
MUST WORK, LEAVETOWN
OR DO A JAIL SENTENCE
Louis Hoover, son of George W.
Hoover, who lives at 807 Ninth street,
was arrested today on complaint of
his father for creating trouble at
home. Magistrate Stafford placed
him under 9100 bonds to keep the
peace for 30 days. He of course went
to jail, and the magistrate gave him
the alternative at the end of the
period of going to work, leaving town
or serving six months in the county
The circuit court met this afternoon,
but was adjourned by Judge Ramsav
till tomorrow morning, when a trial
list will be arranged and an adjourn
ment taken till Monday.
Notice to Contractors.
Scaled proposals will be received by
the undersigned for the removal of
the old No. 8 frame school building at
Thirty-seventh street and Fourteenth
avenue, also the brick No. 7 building
at Forty-second street and Seventh
avenue, the latter to be razed even
with the surface. . The work to be
completed within sixty days. All
bids must be in tne nands or tne sec
retary by Tuesday, March 12, at
7 p. m. Boari of Education.
is. S. uart, secretary.
If troubled with rheumatism, five
Chamberlain's Pain Balm a trial. It
will not cost you a cent if it does no
good, une -application will relieve
the nain. It also enren snraina. and
bruises in one-third the time required
by any other treatment. Cuts, burns,
frostbites, nuinnnv. na.na n thn aide
ind chest, cl&ndnlar and nther swell
ings are quickly cured by applying it.
.every . ooiue warranted, rnce,
and 50 cents. All druggists.
EflO OF A LONG FIGHT
Moline Hospital Finally Agrees
to Accept Poor Patients
at County Rate.
ALL OLD BILLS ABE SETTLED
Proposition to Establish Labor
Bureau--Other Matters Be
This morning's session of the board
of supervisors was given up to the re
ports of committees. The committee
that was intrusted with a revision
of the board's rules reported and
action on the matter was postponed
The road and bridge committee re
ported the letting of contracts in De
cember for two bridges costing $1,339
at Hillsdale and one at Milan costing
$825. Two bridges near Barstow
were reported to have been installed
in a satisfactory manner and an order
of f 500 in payment for half their cost
was reconim mended. The report was
adopted. The report of the commit
tee on fees and salaries was also heard
Hospital Hoard Gives In.
Some interesting developments
were looked for in the consideration
of the report of the committee on
poor claims, as that body had a
knotty problem to deal with in the
complications that had arisen be
tween the county aud the Moline city
hospital. The regulnr rate allowed
by the county for the care of the sick
when treated at the county's expense
is $3.50 per week for hospital services
for each patient. The Moline hospital
has for some time been sending in
bills for $5 per week, and the board
has been rejecting them. The com
mittee and the hospital directors,
however, effected a settlement yes
terday afternoon, the former making
some concessions and the latter agree
ing to take patients at the county's
rate. The committee's report was
The application of the Tri-City
Railway company for a 20-year fran
chise for the maintenance and opera
tion of its present lines in South Rock
Island was expected to come up for
consideration this afterncon.
1'ropoHed ICmployuieut liurefcu.
Little was done at yesterday after
noon's session. The various com
mittees wero not ready to report and
the time was principally given up to
listening to G. II. Germann, of this
city, and Poormaster Lidders and Mr.
Albrecht, of Moline, on a proposition
for th establishment of a bureau of
information and an employment
agency for the purpose of giving
work to those dependent upon charity
for support. William Butterworth
was alfo heard on the differences which
have arisen between the county and
the board of trustees ol the Moline
THE INHERITANCE TAX.
Judge Adams has rendered a de
cision of some importance as affecting
the payment of interest on inheritance
taxes in this county. The case in
point was that involving the heirs of
the late Ellen S. Webber, who?e death
occurred some three years asro. The
heirs objected to the payment of in
terest on the tax from the time of the
death of the testatrix, and the matter
came before Judge Adams yesterday.
r. A. Murphy represented the heirs
and htate s Attorney eld the state
rhe judge held that the interest must
be paid. This will bring the tax on
the estate to about $2,000 and when
paid it will be the first of its kind col
lected in the county.
H. SMITH IS BOUND OVER
Arrested on Complaint of His Wife Case
of John Klein.
Harvey Smith, who was arrested
Sunday morning cn complaint of his
wife, was bound over to keep the
peace for a period of 30 days in the
sum of $50 by Magistrate Stafford
this morning. He went to jail.
A man was picked up by Officer
Fitzgerald last night in a state of
nervous collapse. He was apparently
unable to hear and spoke with great
difficulty. He gave his name as John
Klein and claimod to have been re
cently discharged from a hospital at
lerre Haute, lnd., where ho lay nine
weeks with typhoid pneumonia. He
says he has a sister at Kldridge, Iowa
whom he is on his way to see. A
couple of fellow lodgers in the jail
last night claimed he was shamming
and that he had no - difficulty in talk
ing when the oflicers were out of
Licensed to Wed.
Albert F. Jobison Moline
Minn fcmma Ueadstrom Molioe
Rober- Anderson Watertown
Miss Matilda Erdman Cat bon CiilT
What's Yoor Face Worth?
Sometimes a fortune, but never, - if
you have a sallow complexion, a jaun
diced look, moth patches and blotches
on the skin all figns of liver trouble.
But Dr. King's New Life Pills give
clear skin, rosy cheeks, rich complex
ion. Only 25 cents at Hartz & Ulle
meyer's drug store.
Search light of public opinion has
revealed the fact that Rocky Moun
tain Tea is the greatest spring bless
ing ever offered afflicted mankind.
T. H. Thomas' pharmacy.
ft tvTsffx if
Depended upon the strength and durability of
his leather and workmanship, rather then upon
the grace, style and elegance of his shoes. The
shoes of 1901 as seen at Schmale's combine the
good qualities of the 1S01 with lightness, com
fort and undoubted beauty. Our Ladies'
"American Girl" Shoes at $2.50 is a triumph of
artistic and mechanical beauty.
OPEN WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY EVENINGS.
GEO. P. SGHMALE, PROP.
1705 Second Avenue.
All the Late Shapes
And Bull's Eye
All Union Made.
SOMMERS & LAVELLE.
1802 Stjnd Avenue
And fastidious dressers in
general always want an ar
tistic tailor to give them the
stamp of style and perfect
ion of fit such as they always
obtain at our hands. Our
fabrics are exclusive and of
the latest patterns, and our
styles are those that give a
distingue and elegant ap
pearance to the wearer. Our
prices are moderate and our
DORN. THE TAILOR.
1812 Second Avenue.
All the newest and most exquisite ideas in
combination colored and black veilings placed
on sale this week.
Brandenburg Millinery Store.
Phon 1237 Corner Twentieth Street and Fourth Avenue.