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TTTU! ATUVITR. MOXD4T. jrAltCII 11, 1901.
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stock of Furniture, Carpets and Rugs.
Corner Sixteenth Street and Second Avenae
Whose Got the
There are no two stores in Rock Island
that can show you such quantity and styles
of New Spring Hats as THE BIG
WE ARE LOADED
We expect to sell half of the Hats that
are worn in Rock Island. Why shouldn't
we? We lead the styles.
STETSON AND GUYER
DEA1 H OFtVllSS YQUHG
High School Instructor Succumbs
After an Illness of One
END - COMES SUNDAY MORNIKG
Demise of Mrs. Mary Ehleb and
I II I I I I I I u
VOU K!OW Us
Miss Mary J. Young, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Young, passed
away at 8:10 a. m. yesterday at her
home on Seventeenth street. Death
was due to typhoid fever, her illness
covering a period of four weeks. For
a week her condition bad been critical
and Friday night she passed through
a crisis, trailing in a manner that
gave foundation for a hope that the
worst was over. Saturday night she
began to fail, and it became apparent
to the anxious watchers at her bed
side that her strength was insufficient
to grasp the victory that was so
Deceased was born atOberlin, Ohio,
Jan. 5, 1878, being therefore in her
24th vear. The family removed to
this city in 1886, and her early educa
tion was obtained in the schools of
this city. She graduated with honor
from the h'gh tchool in the class of
'95, afterward spending two years of
special study to fit her for a teacher
at LeJand Stanford, Jr., uruvchity.
in California, ana at Cnicago univer
in the fall of 1898 sho accepted a
position as instructor at tlie high
school, which the tilled since. She
was a devoted christian, being a mem
ber of Trinity Episcopal church. In
this connection ehe also belonged to
the Daughters 01 tho King and the
As a student, deceased was painstak
ing and tilicient; as a teazher she was
loved by her pupils and respected by
her coworkers; and as a daughter and
sister, she was ever thoughtful and
affectionate. Besides her parents she
is survived by two brothers, Kev. E.
H. Young. ofNew York, who is now
here, and M. J. Young, Jr., and one
sister, Maud . Young.
The funeral will be held at 11
o'clock tumoruw from Trinity Epis
copal church, after which the remains
will be shipped to Sandusky, Ohio,
for interment. The casket will be at
the church at 10:30, so that those who
wish, may view the remains before
Mr. Mary Ehleb.
Mrs. Mary Ehleb, wife of Frederick
Ehleb, died at 11:30 Saturday night
at the borne of her daughter, Mrs.
George W. Aster, 603 Seventeenth
street, after a week's illness with
pneumonia. Mrs Ehleb was born in
Prussia. Nov. 16, 1831. Her maiden
name was Mary Tremann. In 1850
she came to this country with ber
pare me, settling in Buffalo, i. 1.
Four years later she was married to
Mr. Ehleb, and in 1855 they removed
to this city. For over 40 years they
lived at their present home, on the
corner of Twentieth street and Fourth
avenue, liesiaes the husband, lour
children survive, Frederick G. and
William A., and Mrs. George W. As
ter, of this city, and Mrs. Henry
Schillinger, of Pasadena, Cal. One
sister, Mrs. Charlotte Kannan, lives
at Buffalo. Telegrams receivec to
day announce that Mrs. Schillinger
and Mrs. Kannan are on their way
here to attend the funeral, announce
ment of which will be made later.
George Albrand died at 9:30 Satur
day evening at his home, 812 First
avenue, of apoplexy, aged 64 years.
Although he had been ailing lor some
time the end came very suddenly, de
ceased being overcome while sitting
in a chair. Mr. Al-brand came here
with his family from Muscatine about
a month ago, and is survived by a
wife and four children. He was a
veteran of the civil war, having
served in Company G, of the 1st New
York Lincoln cavalry. He was con
iined in Libby prison and was twice
wounded in action. He was a mem
ber of Henrv Siebert post No. 250, G.
A. II.. of Milton. Iowa. The funeral
was held at 2 o'clock this afternoon
and was in charge of John Buford
post, G. A. R. Kev. G. B. Simons con
ducted services at the home and the
remains were taken to Davenport,
where they were cremated.
Helen May Anient.
Helen May Ament. youngest daugh
ter of J. P. Ament, died at 2 o'clock
this morning at her home, 1622 Sec
ond avenue, after a 5-days' illness
with an affection of the heart. She
was 14 years of ago June 14 last and
was born in Muscatine. She was a
student at the high school, being in
the 10th grade. Deceased was a gen
tW, bright and attractive girl who
made friends of all with whom she
came in contact. At school she had
an enviable record as a 6tndent and
was a general favorite with her class
mates and teachers. She is survived
by three sisters and two brothers
Grace and Dudley, of Council Bluffs,
and Mabel, Bessie and -Vernon, of
Chicago. Tbe funeral will be held to
morrow at 2:30 from the First Baptist
Cbarlen E. Splckler.
Charles E. Spickler, a long-time
resident of Drury township, died sud
denly Thursday of paralysis. He was
doing chores about tbe barn at the
noon hour when stricken and re
mained conscious only a short time
after being removed to the - house,
Mr. Spickler was born in Lancaster.
Pa., and came to this section of coun
try in the pioneer days. He is sur
vived by a large family, the mourning
ones including hia" mother, five
daughters, three sons, three sisters
and two brothers.
SLEET AND WIND PLAY
HAVOC WITH THE WIRES
A storm of sleet and wind prevailed
in Rock Island through Saturday
night, wrecking telephone, light and
telegraph wires and interrupting all
kinds f traffic. It gradually sub
sided during jesterday until at 4
o'clock in the "afternoon it reorgan
ized as a snow storm and delivered
something like an inch of the beau
tiful to the community.
Railroads were all" more or less
hampered by lack of telegraphic com
munication. At the foot of Twenty
eighth street, where the C R. I. & P.
and the C, B. & Q. tracks cross, a
pole supporting a heavy load of tele
graph wires snapped in two places
early yesterday morning, throw
ing the wires across the point
where all trains entering the city, ex
cept the Mercer county branch of the
Peoria road, cross. Thus all trains
were tied up for a period of two
hours. Yesterday and this morning
most trains were running with more
dependence upon signals than upon
The Peoples Power company was
URable to furnish light in Rock Island
until 6 o'clock last evening, the re
pair forces having been at work all
day raising and straightening wires
that had been snapped by the sleet
The local Western Union office was
obliged to handle all Davenport, Mus
catine and Moline business, as well a
its own, sending messages for the
east by way of Peoria.
Ihe Postal Telegraph company,
although somewhat discommoded,
managed to keep a wire open to Chi
The Central Union Telephone com
pany reports that it was unusually
fortunate, only a few instruments
about town having been knocked out
The Tri-Citv Railway company cars
were on the move all day, despite the
slippery rails and sleet-laden trolley
wires, the service suffering only
A trolley wire dropped in front of
the Harper house on second avenue
last night. It was well guarded till
the repairing force airived.
orncnMAi DrtiklTO V
Mis. Edward Hill is visiting in
W. A. Rosentield has returned from
George H. Kingsbury goes to
Mrs. W. A Liscom left this morn
ing to spend a few days in Chicago.
Mat Griffin, who has been attending
tte Gustus school in Moline, is seri
ously ill with pneumonia at bis home
03 Fifth aveuue
H. A. Willis and family, of 2112
Fifth avenue, left for Oswego this
noon, in response a telegram saying
that Mr. Willis' sister was dying.
K. H. Jackson is in the city arrang
ing for an engagement in the three
cities for his famous sisttr, Miss
Leonora Jackson, the violin iste.
Elmore Stafford and Worthy Dart
left last night for Phoenix, Ariz ,
where tbe former will attempt to
shake off a protracted spell of malaria.
Robert Rexdale, supreme orator of
tbe Fraternal Tribunes, has moved
his family to the home of Mrs. M. L.
Reiseiog, 108 Maple avenue, and he
will make this city his headquarters
for a couple of months. Galesburg
FOR HIGH SCHOOL FUND.
Athlon Club to Ulve Sucoml Entertainment
at the Harper.
The second entertainment planned
by the Athlon club for the benetit of
the Rock Island High school library
fund is to be given tomorrow evening
in the parlors of the Harper. Those
to take part in the program are: Mrs.
At will. Miss Brannigan and Will Paar-
mann, of Davenport; Mrs. Lillian
Hill-Reynolds, Mrs. Phil Mitchell, Miss
Holt, Miss Case and Miss McKib.
ben. Misses McKibben and Case will
furnish the closing number, which
will be a farce, entitled "A Fair Even
ing." Refreshments will be served.
A small admission fee will bo charged
at the door.
The IMe Eaters.
IMe in New England is served in
many queer ways, especially the kirn?
of all pies, the royal mince. .Not long
ago there appeared a sigu.in the station
of staid, crooked and correct Uoston a
sign bearing the strange device, "Hot
Mince Pie and Ice Cream."
This is a mild combination compared
with one that was served la this city
at a midnight supper. A Welsh rab
bit was being made, and there were
some who did not care to cat it on
crackers; no toast in the house, for it
was the fire's evening out. A minco
pic was found lurking in the ice chest
and pressed into service. The rabbit
was spread over the pie, and both van
ished in a short time, Those who ate
are still afraid in the dark, for they
can Imagine that the same things are
coming for them again as came during
their dreams of that wild, weird night.
A local minister tells a pie story on
himself that is a "corker." He Is a
delicate man, and his wife was down
on pie for him and vetoed it for fami
ly use. "Once he went to a convention
In Pittsfield, and a dinner was served
at which there were seven kinds of
pie. The minister took a" "little of
each, please," and never enjoyed him
self so much in his life. Baltimore
HEREWITH THE GOODS
Theatre Promoter C. H.Johnston
Reaches Rock Island to
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE EHLAEQID
A Glance at the Plans Popular
Selection of the Name .
George 11. Johnston, the theatre
promoter, arrived from St. Louis this
morning with his plans and specifica
tions for the new Rock Island theatre,
which he is to erect in conformity
with his agreement contingent upon
the completion of a $10,000 advance
ticket sale. Mr. Johnston met the
executive committee in the parlors at
the Harper house at 1:30, and
stated that he was ready to fulfill
his part of the bargain. The com-
mittec felt in order that the inter
est of tbe subjcribers to the
advance ticket sale might be fully
considered, the committee should
be enlarged. A motion providing for
the increasing of the committee to
15 members was thereupon adopted,
and the committee as reorganized
comprises T. J. Medill, k. W. Bahn
sen. George Kingsbury, E. C. Berry,
F. A. Head, Phil Mitchell, Cnarles
McHugh, Dr. R. M- Pearce, W. C.
Maucker, J. J. L Velle, E. H. Guyer,
W. A. Kosenbeld, II. P. Simpson,
Walter Johnson, W. II. Pdwards.
Mr. Medill is chairman of the com
mittee and G. W. Kingsbury is secre
tary. The committeo, after making
the additions to its membership, ad
journed to 5 o'clock this afternoon at
the Ilirper, when the puns and speci
fications will be inspected, and as
soon as they are approved the ques
tion of site will be taken up. Mr.
Johnston has been out on a quiet little
investigating tour on this question
Ulance at tbe Plana.
The plans prepared by Mr. John
ston contemplate a 3-story building
with paiquet, balcony and gallery,
tne main ground floor reached by the
lobby, while in the front will be
stores on the first floor and offices on
tbe second and third. Tbe theatre
itself is to be a model in all respects,
with main and side entrances, and
The Choice of the Name.
As soon as Mr. Johnston looked
into The Argus1 plan of having the
theatre named by popular vote, he
took kindly to it, and at once wrote
out the following au.hority for the
contest, binding himself to be guided
by the same:
I approve the plan to have the peo
ple of Rock Island name the new thea
tre by a popular vote through the
columns of The Akgi's and will abide
by their decision.
George II. Johnston.
It is the first time I have ever
seen this plan proposed," said Mr.
Johnston, 'and I consider it a good
one. Heretofore I have always select
ed my own names, but I am quite
willing that the people of Rock Island
should name the theatre that I am to
build for them. I will be happy to be
governed by the result of the ballot
taken through Tne Argus in this
Tne opportunity to vote on the new
theatre is open to all citizens and
thev may vote as often as they like
for "a favorito name, the only require
ment being the filling out of the ap
pended form and either leaving it at
the office of publication or mailing it
to "The a kg us New Theatre Voting
MY CHOICE OK NAME FOR THE
NEW UOCK ISLAND THE
Tha progress of the vote will be
announced from day to day. Send in
The credit for the closing up of the
advance Bale belongs to J. S. Leas, of
this city, although the tickets were
purchased by him for Parker H. Litch
field, of St. Louis. Mr. Leas and Mr.
Litchfield are old friends. When the
canvass was on the point of closing
Mr. Leas clTered to- buy tickets for
Mr.Litehiield provided be would attend
the opening. The latter accepted the
suggestion, and Mr. Leas was equal
to his part of the bargain.
For One Fifty Years
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has
been used for children teething. It
soothos the child, softens the gums
allays all pain, cures wind colic, and
is the best remedy for diarrhoea. 25
cents a bottle.
Eucaline Toilet Towder will be ap
preciated by mothers as well as every
one else who recognizes the value of a
first-class toilet preparation. Euca
line Toilet Powder being thoroughly
antiseptic, promptly relieves chafing
and itching, making it ftsry valuable
in tbe nursery as well as for general
toilet purposes. For sale by all drug
gists. O ASTOTtI A.
Bean tki sf lr,i a Have Always Bctit
Clothing for Little Fellows
The Kind Mother Likes.
We Have Our Spring Styles of Boys' and Children's Suits
Now on the Counters. All Mothers Invited
to Inspect the Latest Novelties in
Little Men's Suits,
Norfolk Jacket Suits,
Russian Blouse Suits,
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And fastidious dressers in
general always want an ar
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stamp of style and perfect
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obtain at our hands. Our
fabrics are exclusive and of
tbe latest patterns, and our
styles are those that give a
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DORN THE TAILOR.
Hi 7 Second Avenue.
t 9 -toBissou, jPrriiaer. X D, Mudce, Visa President. E. V. Cahtisx, Caialsrj
Antral Trust and Savings Bank,
Rock Island, III.
Incorporated Under State Law.
:;ptat -nccK, $100,000. Four Per Cent Interest
Paid on Deposits.
Estates and property of all kinds are managed by this department,
Which is kept entirely separate from the banking business of the company
we act as executor of ana trustee unaer ykius. .aaminisiraior, guaraian
and conservator of estates.
Receiver and assignee of insolvent estates. General financial agent for
non-residents, women, invalids and others.
JOHN PECH offers to his customers first-class
garments, perfect in every detail fit, workman
ship and finish. Silk lined suits to order at $32.
1S12 Second Avenue.
Rock Island Savings Bank
Etoalk Island. HI.
incorporated Under the
Four Per Cent Paid on
Motcsi LoAirxD Ok Pxrsohal Collatxbax, Ob Real Estate Szcuxitx.
John'cribugh, Vloe President.
P. Ureeuawait, Costlier.
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8. K. comer of Mltotell
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jobn Crubcugh, Pbil Mitch
H. P. Hull, I Simon,
R. W. Hurst, J. M. Buford
Soueitor Jackson nd HortV.
Mrs. Brandenburg has Re
turned from Chicago,
And with her full force of trimmers and workers is
now engaged in preparing for the apprcach:ng dis
play of Spring Millinery. Call and inspect our stock .
of stylish Ready-to-wear Hats, Modish Veilings, etc.
Brandenburg Millinery Store. ;
PhonCl237 Corner Twtntisth StrMi and Fourth Avnu.