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- TEN YEARS
In the s s rue stand has enabled
us to know the wants in
Footwear. Never before has
oar stock been so complete.
Oar business is steadily
growing. Why? Because
we give yon what you pay
for. "and more" give the
greatest attention to fitting
yoar feet, properly. If you
are dissatisfied give us a trial
and we will please you in
footwear. Good Shoes for
children, comfortable house
slippers, strong but medium
weight boys' shoes, ladies'
stylish but easy shoes, sen.
sible shoes for men that
307 Twentieth StrttU
OPEN EVEBT WEDNESDAY AND
Originators. Designer and Build srs of Shoes,
and sellers of Snoea and aatisf action.
We Want You
To be Particular
About the tie you choose
particular people are oar
most regular customers.
There's neckwear here to
suit the most particular man
that ever i was, and Collars,
Culls, Shirts and Hosiery as
well. And there's nothing
here that's not in the smart
1711 Second Avenue.
Just (ne Thins
. For any function whether
formal or modest, you'll find
Math's Ice Cream just the
thing. It is a delicate bit
for refreshment, elegant
enough to be used on the
greatest occasion and you can
afford it for little home par
ties. Let us have an order.
Our Ice Cream Is Strictly High
Grade, Pure and De
licious. Try onr Yankee and Sultana
roll. It's a winner. Don't '
forget that we are leaders in
everything that a first-class
bakery and . confectionery
turns out. Physicians rec
ommend our wholo wheat
bread for the sick, why won't
it be good for the healthy?
It is made by us only
from the Purina llealth Flour.
Yours for iigh grade,
Frank J. Math.
Formerly Krell & Math.
Phtne 1166. .V171? Sccor.1 Ave.
E THEIR GRADES
Twenty-Nine Students From
Rural -Schools Pass Final
ARGUMENT FOB CENTRALIZATION
Results of Grading of Schools and
Retention of Good Teachers
The marking of examination papers
of country school papils who this
year took the final examinations un
der County Supt. Ferguson has been
completed. Tbare are 29 who pissed.
a smaller number than last Tear, for
the reason that there wai a much
smaller number to take the finals.
Last vear. however, oalv 43 Dercent
of those who were k examined pasted,
while this year the percentage was
The superintendent fiods that pupils
comiog from those schools that are
partial y graded aid where the di
rectors pursue the policy of hiring
good teachers and keeping them as
long as possible are by all odds the
strongest and pass with the high
est marks, lie considers this one
of the best possible argu
ments in favor of centralizing
the country schools, so that the grad
ing can be properly done and better
teachers employed, at least as princi
pals. Andalusia and Maple Grove, a
2-room school in South Moline, lad
in the standingof students graduated
The ages of graduates yary from 12
to io years.
Following are the graduates from
the different schools:
Andalasia Village A K. Claypool,
teacher. Graduates: Myrtle Bur-
gojne, Glenn Baaum.
Maple Grove School. South Moline
Emily Corrin, t-acher Graduates:
Kirl Wahlburg Harry L Simpson.
Blake'y School, B ack dawk Mxy
C. Kitler, teacher. Graduates: Flor
ence B!akely. Elizabeth Liekefelt.
Carbon Cliff School Hi I is.ru Mar-
dis. teacher. Graduates: Katie M
Hennegan. Ella M. Care-.
South EJgington School Pauline
Sherman,-teacher. Graduates: Lot
tie A. Elliott, Anna A. Kelly.
Pleasant Point School, Coe adie
Beal, . teacher. Graduates: Ralph
Ileeren, Maggie Wright, Tena Bah
rens. District No. 2. South Moline Rose
Durbin. teacher. Graduate: Claudia
District No. 2. Hampton Otilia
Wistrand, teacher. Graduate: Ethel
Bailey School, Uaral Maude Rib-
319-321 Twentieth Street.
We have just received an elegant
line of new styles for you won't find
any old patterns in our stock, and at
prices at which you can save money
We have just received an elegant
line of solid gold set lings from the
manufacturer, which we are selling
as cheap as $1.35 for a ladies' solid
gold, heavy ring, set with a fine stone
If too want to see something fine
in a fob chain. Dickens' double vest
chain or link bracelet,' don't forget
that we have a fine assortment, which
we are selling at very reasonable
We have just added another line to
our growing business that of en
graved calling cards, $1.10 with your
engraved plate, wedding invitations
or anything in fine stationery at very
low pricss, ana gooa wors.
Cash paid for old gold and silver.
All work guaranteed. '
Decoration Day and
Come so close together this
year that the demand for
Cut Flowers will bo much
greater than usual. We are
now bookisg orders for
these days and. if you wish
any flowers of any kind it
.will pay you to send us
your orders early. We
handle the finest flowers in
the three cities and. can
furnish you with anything
you want in that line.
Ordor early and avoid tho
advance in prices. We
also furnish potted plants
for decorative purposes.
Fourth Ave. & Twentieth St.
ertscn. teacher. Graduates: Jennie
P. Killing. Bessie B. Balloy
Uldgewood School, Black lhwkT
Ge rgie Breaden, teacher. Graduate:
Williams School. Cordova Eva I
Najlor, teacher. Graduates: Orvilla
Drennen, George Dale, Z da M. Hub
bard. South Rick Island O T. Peterson,
teacher. Griduaes: Jennie Uaw
ley. Nina Crouch.
Joslin Schoo: Thearle Jordan,
teacher. Gradaate: G irth S. Hub
bard. Foster School. Drury Llllie Work
man, teacher. Graduates: Sophia A.
Anderson, t'arrie Kranz.
Illinois City School Grace Peppers,
tea her Graduate: Mande BrUbin.
Woods School Rural E S
Breaden, teacher Gradaate: Me
Bawlesiurg School H. M. Rey
nolds, teacher. Gradaate: Louisa
W. L. MARSHALL DIES AT
HIS HOME IN CORDOVA
William L Marshall, of Cordova.
died at noon yestrdfy of a rorap'ia-
tion of diseases with which h bad
been s filiated of late. A year ago he
returned from Texas, where or 10
years he hal residid. and there it la
supposed he contracted the nrig n-tl
malady that was re-p nible for his
untimely dea'h Th deceas d was
born in Cordova, and there be was
raised Much of his life was de
voted to fucoe-slal farming in his
native township He was industrious,
kindbearted aud was held in the
highest esteem by all who kne him
He was 48 years of age and la sur
vived by his wife and four children,
his mother, Ms. Eliza Marshall now
a resident of Chicago, his brother. C.
B. Marshall, of Rock Island, and is
sisters. Mrs. John Sxtn, of Ci
cago. and M-s W R Freek of C -dova.
The funeral will be held at
Cordova at 2 o'clock Saturday after
Gottlieb Dlerolf, 721 Ninth street,
died rather suddenly at 7 o'clock thl
morning -f heart (&' ure. He was
burn in Wu-temburg, Germany in
1820 nnd had been a resident, of thi
city -10 years. Ha was a grd
eoer. Besides the widow eight
children survive, WiHaui. (
Moline; Mrs. Phil.ip Dlaedein.
Lewis and Edward, of South R o
Island; Mrs Charles Rosenthal, of
Davenport; Henry, of Washington
State, and two daughters living in
Chicago. The funeral will be held at
2 o'clock Sunday afternoon from tie
Ninth Street German Evangelical
SEEN AT FREEMAN HOME
About 10 o'clock last evening J S
Freeman. 1103 Seventeenth street,
found a stranger prowling about the
house when be arrived home. The fel
low bad been on the back porch, and
hearing Mr. Freeman, he came around
to see who was approaching and then
made tracks for the woods. Mrs.
Freeman, who was at home hadbea-d
him, but thought it was her husband
The name fellow was seen by Mrs
Freeman lounging around the yard on
a recent evening and naturally she
and her neighbors are somewhat dis
POLICE TO EXERCISE:
TO HAVE A GYMNASIUM.
Chief of Police Darnell is no satis
lied with having bis men make :
good appearance. He wants them to
e and feel as good as they look, and
to that end he proposes to found
gymnasium with a striking bag. box
ing gloves, etc. All this will take
the place of the friendly names of
cinch that were so p pular unic the
last administration, and no doubt
friends will be just as welcome to
take a hand in the game under twe
new order of things as thet were In
MAYOR HEINZ ISSUES
NEW ORDER TO SALOONS
Mayor Fred Heinz, of Davenport.
has issued an order that has caussd a
commotion amonir the denizens of
bucktown." It will be remembered
that when he assumed the oflic of
mayor he declarod war on tbo wine
rooms, itis instructions were ooeyea
for a time, but gradually he old con
ditions began to return. So the mayor
has put bis loot dowa seam, now
be says women will have to keep out
of the saloons and the live-easy boys
will have to hunt new fields.
A Happy Foot.
The custom of wishing a friend "a
happy foot" Is to be found In all parts
of Europe, and It goes to show bow
much superstition is connected with
our footgear. It Is to be assumed that
the well fitting boot or shoe, which en
allies a person to walk In comfort.
symbolical of happiness.
The accidental placing of the right
shoe on the left foot, putting a sboo on
awry or the breaking of a lace Is a
bad sign from tho popular point of
view. To tic the shoe of another Indi
vidual Is Indicative of humility and
lowly position, yet the Chinese wor
ship the shoes of an upright judge.
There is a curious superstition In
some parts of England which advises
that when the youngest daughter mar
ries befre her bisters the latter should
dance at her wedding without shoes In
order to insure husbands for them
selves. On St Valentine's eve, accord
ing to a similar custom, girls should
bang their shoes outside the window If
they wish to secure lovers.
Some actresses carefully preserve the
boots they wore when they scored their
first success and wear them ou all Im
AEGlJg, PIUDATU 3IA -
Rock Island Sends Cedar Rapids
Away With a Row of
BIGGEST DECORATION DAT CROWD
Anybody's Came Till the Finish,
Kranz Filling the Bases in
Lost. Per Ct
Bock Island at Rockford.
Cedar Rapidt at Davenport
Bloomington at Evansville.
Torre liaute at Decitur.
Two men were out, the baes full,
and the "Core 5 to 3 In favor of 11 ck
Island, when Nircom Odm Ripids1
home run hitttr came to the bat in
the ninth inning at tbe Twelfth street
para ye-uerd-ty af ernooa While the
operation of di-po-ing of toe batter
ws in progress the atmosphere of the
grandstand was so thick that one could
nave carved it with a messer." But
the audience ooa breathed ea-ier
Norcom dying on a pop-up to the
pitcher Kranz was in the box a d
d-d oicely until the last inning Ilia
reckless gi'ioif of three bases on balls
with the score so dangerously close,
under ordinary cirumaiancea, would
have brought defeat Luck alone
saved him Such pitching is inex
But R ck Island won the game,
anyway, making It three straight
from the Iowans. It wad a contest full
of 1 he "ln-tlm spirit. It wa bril
liantly fongbt abuuridin in excit ic
incidents. Tn ?iitors lost tnrougn
cost y rr'-r and Uo -k I-lad'- ticueU
oaUiog Tae S .aairocks pla ed s i
en ideally The feature was the tie d
ing of Hopkins and Hoy. The core:
Hopkins, If .. ,
Young, 3b. . . ,
Malone. rf. . .
Kranz. p 0
5 12 27 14 3
Weaver, c . . .
Breunan. p. . .
3 6 24 11 2
Score by innings:
Rock Island .0112
Cedar Rapids ..2 0 10
Two base hits Hoy
son, Kranz; three-base
1 0 0 0 6
0 0 0 0 03
ton, Ciosson; homo run Norcom
bases ttolen- Tate. Poor, Hill, Price
Ciosson, Dahlquist (2); double play
Kennedy-uerte-CiGsson; oases on bails
off Kranz 8. off Brennan 4: struck
out by Kranz 2. by Brennan S
passed ball Tate; timo of game 2
hours; umpire Cox; attendance,
Note of tho Diamond.
Rack Island is gradually climbing.
A crowd was over from Davenport
to root foi Cedar Kapids.
Rock Island will probably return
tbe favor extended the visitors by
Davenport yesterday by going across
the river Sunday and boosting for
Rock Island had the biggest attend
ance yesterday. There were 1.900
paid admissions hero, 1.855 at Bloom
ington 1.485 at Rockford and 859 at
hvansvilie. The receipts, minus the
grand stand admissions, are pooled on
holidays, tnus making eaoh club's
share in yesterday's prosperity f 190
lbat was a clOt,e shave for OIol.
The boys are playing the kind of
ball that Kock Island likes.
Cedar Rapids will play in Daven
port today, tomorrow and Sunday.
iuesaav ana rriaay 01 each wecK
are ladles' days.
Clyde Porter, who has been ollicial
corer. has restgnea, ana Marry .nut
ting, the high school athletic mana
ger, has been appointea. I he latter
ill hereafter travel with the team as
hnanciai manager on uo trips away
Tate should be given credit for tbe
work be is doing behind the bat. In
the first place his position is not
catcher. He is a fielder, and a fast
one at that. He is helping, out in a
pinch. He is a hard worker. If the
others on the team will do as well as
be does tbe people will be ratislied.
If Cedar Rapids had managed to
win out in the ninth inning after two
men had been tetlrcd and Kranz had
permitted .the bases to be tilled by
serving four balls, it would have been
a sorry day for the Orion boy in Rock
The Rock Island team of 11 men,
accompanied by President J. F. Hun
ger, of the local association, left this
morning for Rockford to play a series
of three games in that city. Smith
and Tate will bo the battery today.
Blooralngmn 23 IS 7
Decatur xl 15 8
Cedar Kaplda s:i M 10
Terra bnute 82 li 10
Kock UUad iU 11
DitreDport 23 10 13
Rock ford 2 9 1
EvansvUle 21 1
'Next Monday a series of 15 games on
the home diamond begins.
Jimmy Hughes, the deaf mate from
MicLigm City, Ind , arrived last
night to join the Rock Island ball
team a3 general utility man.
Charley Miller, by his own request,
was allowed to leave the team. Bis
arm is in bad condition and he does
not expect to be able to throw again
this season He left this afternoon
for hi home in Cincinna'i
A 61-foot extension is to be built on
the bleachers, increasing the seating
Law Mertz, a catcher from Cumber
land, Md.. I expected here tonight to
pin the Rock IMnd team.
President Sexton has appointed Lou
R Camp, of Omaha, umpire, to suc
ceed Jttine- McKen.ie, resigned Camp
goes on duty tomorrow at vanville.
Bloomington shut out Decatur by a
fcoreof7to0. Mc'Tn-ev? pitched a
good game A one handed running
catch ry Conn rs and a one handed
sop by Quigley were the features.
B oomington . . . 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 7
Decaur ... .0 0000000 02
Battei-s McGrt-evy and Belt,
15ruc nd Rollins; bit" Blooming
ton 9 DtMatur 3; error Blooming
ton 2 De a'ur 6
Davenp rt wi)' ron '-ock'ord by
bunching bits in the fifth inning
B ith pitchy n dii excellent wora
R. ics ford .
...100001 01 03
0 00130100 5
0eoa ad Hunfird,
M-oan; hit- Rockford 7,
9; errcs Rockf rd 1,
KfnnsvillH defeated Terre IIu'e i
a well contented game. Tn- feature
ws the two hnm runs by R th
whim netted four ruai. Sour.-:
Evansville 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 6
Terre Haute... 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 25
B&tteries ''orrence and Ro h. Jar
vis and S:arngle; hits Evansville 9
Terr H-ute 9. errors Evansville 1
err- wot I
Id th. Othar U(Dr.
1 hlcajro. May .11. Double games
were played at most base ball towns
yesterday one in the inoiuini; and one
In the afternoon tlie League scores
beiny: as follows: At Philadelphia
Cincinnati 1, Philadelphia 2. (second
patne) Cincinnati 4, Philadelphia :: a
New York St. Louis 4, Nov York (!,
(second iranie) St. Louis , New Y'ork
T; nt Brooklyn Pittsburg 4. Lruoklyn
:;, (second game) Pittsburg 2. liroou
lyti S; at Boston Chicago 4, Boston 3,
(second game Chicago Boston 5.
American League: At Milwaukc
Washington 2, Milwaukee 5, (second
came) Washington a. Milwaukee lo
at Detroit Baltimore 10. Detroit
(second game) Baltimore 1. Detroit 4
lit Cleveland Philadelphia n, Clevc
land 1. (second game) Philadelphia K
Cleveland 2: at Chicago Boston 3,
Chicago Ti, (second game) Boston
MAJ. TOWNSEND MEMBER
OF A CANAL COMMISSION
Mai C. McD Townsend has been
appointed a member of a commission
whose other member are Mai T U
Hand burg and C-tpt. J. G. Warren
that is to examine and determine the
route of the Hennepin canal through
a peat bog that has been struck by
tbe construction forces. The founda
tion is unsatisfactory and it may be
found advisable to go around the bog
The commiscion meets next Monday
The stasre of water at ihe Rock
Island bridge was 4 20 at 6 a. m
and at noon 4 25. The temperature
at noon was 72
Thn B. K Linehsn. My B. and
Hattie Darling came down.
The Winona and W. J. Young were
in and out.
"Divide (iolt Booors.
Phil Mitchell, of this city, and Col
G Watson Frenoh, of Davenport
tied for lirst place and divided tbe
maiorltv of the balls that were tossed
into a golf bag as the entrance fees of
tbe players who took part in yetter
day's special match at the arsenal
Thus tbe honors as well as the stakes
were evenly shared by representative
citizens and enthusiastic golfers of
the two towns
TH Indian Ball Team.
During the past four years the Ne
braska Indian baseball team has
played in all the large cities of the
country. This famous organization
of savages has appeared in Lincoln
Omaha. Cedar Rapids Rock Island.
Dubuque. Chictgo, Canton. Akrow,
Pittsburg, Philadelphia. Brooklyn
Troy and many other cities of similar
importance, liesides theso cities the
Indians have played in over 400 other
places in the United States and 1 an
sa a lhey will play the Port Byron
Blues at Port Byron June 4 and o.
s The manufacture of Powdered Co
eoa, commonly known as Break ast
Cocoa, is based rpon two important
facts. Firit. tbe removal of a definite
portion of the cocoa oil or butter from
the roasted beans, and rccond, in.
creasing the solubility of the pow
dered beans by securing the greatest
practicable degree of lineness. Ihe
bent article on tho market at present
Is Rnnkel Brothers1 high grade break,
DeWltt's Little Early Risers search
the remotest parts of tho bowels and
remove the Impurities speedily with
no aiscomiort. xney are iamous iot
their efficacy. Easy to take, never
gripe. B. II. Bicbcr and Uartz &
If You are Goingf to Graduate This Year You will
want a Pair of
S well Shoes
For the i-c -afrio'i We have just received a shipment o new
styles for the joung people which together with om LAige
Spring Stock gives you a better selection than you can find at
any other place '
Central Shoe Store.
Mitchell & Lynde Block. Room 88. Office hours 8
6 p. m . and Wednesday and Saturday evenings ' To'
A Fresh Touch.
HARTZ & ULLEMEYER, 8MU
fwest Your Savings
aMaar-MBBa aj- W'--o
Where opportunities for increase in value are most favorable, and
where there can be no loss. Investors who desire to build cottages,
or workmen desiring to purchase homes at East Moline can secure
interesting information by addressing us. Write us for price and
terms on business and resident lots in East Moline.
EAST M OLINE COMPANY.
SPRING WALL PAPER.
We are now prepared to show our customers all the lat
est designs in Wall Paper, all New Stock. Give us a
call. " , .
PARIDON & SON.
. ' 419 Seventeenth street. Telephone 4753. -
1712 Second Avenu
There are two ways to succeed in
loaning money. We prefer to succeed
by treating everybody right by giving
you all the advantage you can have
from the just amount of interest and
convenient terms on which to pay
We would like to loan you whatever
money you may need and are snre we
can benefit you in what wed'- for you.
Loans made, on furniture, pianos,
horses, wsgons live stock and other
personal property in amounts from
$10 upwards. You retain possession
of the property there is no delay and
no publicity . Let us talk it over with
There is nothing that adds
to the selling value or the
rentlBg value of a hou-e like
eood paint. There is nothing
that makes home more home
like than good paint It
pays to paint. The better the
paint, the better it pays. If
yon want paint for any Bur
face such as floors, houses,
barns, fences, furniture, etc.,
we have what you want.
Ask for a color card.