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THIS AHOTJg, MONDAY. JUNE 10. 1001.
A Knoct Down for You
Not the One of a Pugilistic Order, but we mean
Instead a Book Case.
The Above Shows a Gunn Knock Down Case
Simply in construction and perfect in opera
tion. Small enough for a few bosks and as
large as you want it.
The Most Economical Method or Preserving
Books. Consult Us.
Remember also our stock of Furniture and Car
pets was never better and we invite you to call.
Corner Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue.
We Sell Men's
Shirt Waists .
trirWa4 2- ''4
' mm W
Wcif Lnc Jzst Received.
Pcc $1.50, $2 and $2.50.
you mow us.
CABS TO THE BLUFF
Demand Becoming General For
an Extension of Street
EXP0T IT IN ANOTHER TEAS
Which the Entire Public
The movement in favor of atreet
car servio to the bluQ territory lying
east of bev nteeatb and west of Twen
tj-fourth ii becoming more general
everj day, and it ia likely that before
rcry long the demand for the con
venience will be placed before the Tri
City Pail way company in such a light
that it will be provided. It is
hardly to le expected that tho exten
sion will be made thii season when
the company ha wcrk enough in
hand to absorb its appropriation for
track work, but among the tlrt
things to come np f -r attention
at the commencement of another
vesr should Ie tho bit IT line Nut
only the people ,to be iiutntdiately
servel ny men an improvement, nut
the public generally, believe that thn
time ia clofee at haiid for the xten
sion to be made. The company, tou.
realizes that it must face the matter
before a great whilj and already has
had a number of route undi r c msid-
eration in a general way.
Kick IclBbd'a Toru Ktxt.
Dave-iport ban commanded most of
the track improvements that ttc
company has made in the past two
seasons, nltiougn considerable work
that wa4 needed has been done in
Moline. and there has ken i rriutt
deal of tra-k rltid in Rock IsUnd
Another season Kock Inland will ex
port Us inniig in extensions to terri
tory not now reached by street car.
AFFAIRS OF LABOR:
Tho greater part of yesterday'o
monthly meeting of tho Tri-City La
bor congress was taken up with an
address by C. D. Mulcihy, of Detroit,
president of the National Woodwork
ers' association, who talkei on the
merits of unionism It was announced
that a mass meeting of wool workers
of the city will be held at the Indus
trial home this evening I? perfect an
New delegations were obligated
from the Tri-City Musicians1 union
and Federal union of this city.
Tho committee named to agitate
the question of changing the school
organization of tho city to couform to
the general school law and to nomi
nate a labor candidate for the forth
coming school election was continued
with instructions to keep the matter
before the people.
At the next meeting the semi an
nual election of r fticers will bo held
VICTIMS OF ACCIDENTS
OF THE PAST TWO DAYS
Fred Hilfinger was thrown in alight
ing from a car on Fourth avenue last
evening, sustaining a dislocation of
tho right wrist and slight cuts and
bruises about the head. He was at
tended by Dr. DeSilva.
Seymour Shatter, 7 yoars old, and
son of (Jus Shaffer, of South Rock Is
land, badly lacerated two fingers on
his right band this morniDg. Dr (i.
G. Craig. Jr., attended him.
Orville Oris, a carpenter employed
by William Bleucr, while at work
Saturday afternoon, accidentally im
bedded a chisel in his left leg Tao
wonnd bled profusely, an artery be
ing cut. He was attended at the
sanitarium by Dr. (1. G. Craig, Jr.
Axel Johnson, who lives on Seven
teenth street, fell oil a load of house
wreckage while driving a wagon bo
longing to Fdwnrd Thurston on Third
avenue rast evening. He was bruised,
but not seriously hurt, and was taken
home in a buggy before the ambu
lant e, which was called, arrived.
Clans Fowler, aged 8 years, of Au
gusta, Ok la., who is visiting his aunt,
Mrs. S. A. Temple, 280 1 Sixth avenue,
was rnn over Saturday evening by
the delivery wagon of Horblitz1 gro
cery, sustaining a compound fracture
of the rgbt leg, just above the ankle.
Tbo boy was playing a short distance
from Mrs. Temple's home. He had
been called to supper and in
hurrying across the street in front of
the hore. The boy was cared for by
Dr. II. II. Chase.
BOTTLED MILK COMPANY
HAS BEEN INCORPORATED
The Tri-City Bottled Milk company,
of Kock Island, has been incorporated
at Springfield for the purpose of man
ufacturing and dealing in da'ry pro
ducts. The capital stock is 100, 000.
The incorporators are W. B Page, .
W. Woodcock and B. F. reek, the
latter a Moline attorney. Messrs.
Pago and Woodcock are from Dixon,
where they have been . engaged in the
bottled milk busines. Tho stock is
said to have been all subscribed and
a meeting will be beld shortly to
organize.- The company, as hereto
fore stated in The Ak;u?, is to build
a modern plant here.
James Brown, of Futsmonth, Ya.
over 10 years of age, suffered for
years with a bad sore on his face
Physicians could not help him. De
Witt's .Witch Hazel Salve cured him
Ermanently. B. U. Bieber and
irtz & Ulfemejer.
WEDS IN WASHINGTON:
MISS KNOWLTON A BRIDE
Rock Island relatives have received
cards announcing the wedding at
Washington, Jnne 6, of Clarke Wag
gaman and Miss Grace Louise Know!
ton, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs,
W. S. Knowlton. of this city. The
bride for the past several years has
been makiur her home with her aunt.
Mrs. " Louise Wolcott KoowJtcn
Browne, and is a favorite in social
circles, bcincr one of the handsc m
young women of the capital city. Iter
friends in Kock Inland win extend
their best wishes.
! JUMPS 111 THE RIVER
R. D. Richards Seeks Mississippi
to Escape an Imagin
. PERSONAL POINTS.
Mayor Knox is in Chicago.
Hiram Leonard was in Chicago yes
terday. Lee Shannon went, to Peoria this
John Devi no, of Chicago, Sundaytd
in the city.
Justice O. E. Cramer spent Sucday
E. D. Sweeney visited at Greenfield,
111., over Sunday.
Dr. Carl Bernhardi returned this
morning from Chicago.
Miss Mamie Bartz. of Genesco, vis
ited in the city over Sunday.
Miss Mollie Schroeihtr and Miss
Cora Mcnnicke are vit-iting iu Ktnka
kee. C. T. Liken, editor of the Geneoeo
AreLR, was a caller at Tiik Aid; us
Mrs. Louis Weukeland little daugh
ter left Saturday night f jr a visit in
Mr. and Mrs E. W. Valentiuo went
to Of ion today to attend the funeral
of a i dative.
E. N. Peterson, of Sheffield, visited
yesterday with his sister. Miss Jose
phine Peterson i
Mr. and Mrs. M. J.Mulcahey left for
St. Paul last night to attend t he Wood
A. S. Dover and family, of Hutchin
son. Kas., are visiting Mr. nd Mrs.
M. A. Patterson.
Mrs. J E Stevenson has pone to
ppeud the summer vi-iting among
relatives in Ohio.
AUlert Weldon. formerly of thi9
city, who is now located in New York.
is Here for a short visit.
Mrs. P. J. Leo and bcr daughter
Sue left Saturday for St. Paul and
Stillwater to visit relatives.
Mrs. I. K. Abrahamson, of New
Windsor, 111., arrived today to vi9it
with Mrs. E. J. Skallbcrg.
Mr. and Mrs. William Trefz Iff.
Saturday eveaing for a trip to Mil
waukee, Chicago and the great lakes.
Mrs. J V. Doneln, of Stanton,
I )wa, has returned home after a visit
at the home of Prof. V. O. Peterson.
Mra. C. C. Carter left yesttrd.iy for
Iltrbor Springs, Mich , to spen4 the
summer.' Dr. Carter accompanied
her to Chicago.
Mrs. Fannie McFarland has re
turned to her duties as stenographer
at the C, R. I. & P. freight olficc
after a 2-nionths' illness.
Judge W. H. Gest. Hon. Willim
Jackson, Col. C. L. Walker, C. J.
Searle and H D. Blakemore attended
the funeral of Judgo Waite in Geneseo
C. W. Hawes, Jr., Joo Worker,
Fred Loosley, Joo Frcy aad Whitman
D.-irt are home for tho summer vaca
tion from their BtuJies at the Illinois
Mrs. Thomas Taggart. of Indianap
olis, arrived in the city last evening,
having been called hero by the criti
cal illness of the little daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. E G. Frazer.
A. G. Anderson and Rev. Albert
Nelson leave tonight for Jamestown,
N. Y., to attend the meeting of the
Augutan synod. Dr. S P. A. Lin
dahl, Prof. A. O Bersell and Dr. N
Forsandcr leave for tho same place
Herbert Churchill, of Tiik Ak;is
business department, left Saturday
night for the BulTalo exposition. He
goes with the Illinoij delegation to
the annual convention of the National
Fditorial association that meets in
Buffalo this week, and which has a
special train from Chicago.
G. A. McDonald and Miss Clara
Hampton, of this city, and II C.
Rieck and Mrs. 11. A. Griffin, of Mo
line, went to Springfield today as
delegates to the state tent of tho
Maccabees. Mr. McDonald carried
with him strong Invitations from
representative organizations of this
city and hopes to land the next state
lent here in l'J03.
A party consisting of Mr. and Mrs.
W. S. McCombs, Maj- and Mrs. W.
T. Channon, Mr. and Mrs. John Tro
mann, Mr. and Mra. L C. Pfoh, Mrs.
Henry Tremann, Sr., Miss Hattle Tre
mann and Miss LUlie Roth left this
morning for Olin. I jwa, to assist Mr.
and Mrs. George Huber in the cele
bration of their tin wedding anniver
sary. CONDUCTORS RETURN
TO THEIR OLD RUNS.
A number of passengers for Chicago
were disappointed when they present
ed themselves at theQ. passenger sta
tion this morning and were told their
train would leave at 4 p. m. Conduc
tor Pollard returned to his former St.
Louis run yesterday, Condnctor Lis
com went back to his night run and
Flaherty was given his former posi
tion on the freight. Condnctor
Downey will have the train from Men
dota that succeeds the Chicago ser
HS IS SAVID BY A IISHEEMAH
Tells a Story of a Fight With
Negroes in Which He
A young man in the early twenties,
well drtssed and of rational appear
ance, entered the police station last
night with water dripping from his
clothes and asked protection from
He gave his name as R. D. Richards
and claimed to be fro'm Peoria. Ac
cording to his story, in which fact
fiction are evidently blended, he was
in a muss at Geneveo ia which a gang
of negroes took part.
A Chut In Lumber Tarda.
He came to Rock Island by rail yes
terday and while wandering about
near the upper lumber yards late in
the afternoon he imagined he saw a
train load of colored men coming
down the track after him. He dodged
about the lumber piles ami ran down
to Sylvan slough, where he jumped
from a raft of lojrs into the water
A tisherman was running his line out
in the stream and the deluded man
swam to his boat and waj taken in
later, being landed an J directed to the
hospital," as he calls the station.
K i pec tod fielaltvo Hei.
Richards says hn has a brother-in-
la nam id S. K. Hatlield acd another
relative named C. L. Gage in Peoria,
whom h expected to meet here. The
police are trying to locito his relatives.
While e.itiug his dinner at the sta
tion today Richards became rational
and was afterwards released. He cad
no mensy, but declared he would get
back to Peoria as fait as he was
ONE SUIT GROWS OUJ
OF THE HILGER MURDER
There is one suit irrowinir out of
the Hilger niu.der case, the M. W. A.
vs. Frederick and Josephioc Ililger.
Toe suit is brought to determine
whether the $:,000 life insurance is
to lA pid to the father of tho de
cea?ed, in whose benefit tee insurance
was taken, or to the widow, to whom
ho had assigned the policy. It will
oe remembered that the paper mak
iog the change to his wife had not
yet leached tue Woodmen headij car
ters when IiiJixer was murdered.
VATER IS SENTENCED
TO THE PENITENTIARY
Judjre Geat this morning sentenced
F aak Vot;r, fourd guilty assault-
tug track Melvin, of Moline, with in
tent to rob, to a term in tho peniten
tiary. William Youd, who was found
gnilty of attempted rape, was sen
tenced to the penitentiary after a
motion for a new trial made by his
a'torney, Po'.er Ingelson, was over
ruled. A jury was impanelled this after
noon to try the c se of Robert Conolly
against tho Crown Restaurant com
pauy to recover wages alleged to be
Tho arguments for tho bill of in
junction of Walter Johnson against
the Rock Island & Peoria Railway
company were .completed this fore
noon and Judge Gest took the matter
MRS. FIELDS, SUICIDE,
FORMERLY LIVED JHERE
The recent suicide of Mrs.
Fields, of Teoria, who threw
herself into the Illinois river after
a sensational struggle with her
husband, who tried to save her, is of
local interest. Mrs. Fields was born
acd spent her early girlhood in this
city. She was the daughter of Aaron
Bain berg r, who once conducted a
dry goods store here, and the niece of
I. Bamberger, the clothing merchant,
who drowned himself a few years ago.
A l'ccallnr Accident.
A man liviug near Macon, Mo.,
hitched a colt ho had recently broken
to a light buggy to drive to town.
Becoming frightened, it shied, and
in doing so broke the shafts, a splin
ter entering tho colt's side. It was
not considered of much consequence
uutil a running .sore was contracted,
which gradually grew worso and
finally killed the colt. This valuable
colt could have been saved if I o-do
had been used. 25 cents a box at
your druggist's. .
Notice to Contractor.
Sealed proposals will be received at
the city clora'a oftico. Rock Island,
III , until Monday, June 17, 1901, at 6
o'clock p. m. for tho improvements lo
be mado on the waterworks well.
Plans and specifications on file at
eity clerk's office.
The city reserves the right to rejeot
anv or all bids.
Rock Island, III.. Juno 7. 1301.
II. C. ScuAr KKR, City Clerk.
Skin affections will readily disap
pear by using DeWitt'a Witch Hazel
balvo. Look out for counterfeits. If
you get De Witt's you will get good re
sults. It is the quick and positive
cure for idles. B. II. Bieber and
Ilartz & Uilemeyer.
The Jane Sales
Are in full swing in the new store. It is hard to say where
the interest is greatest, it is so generally distributed?
The Muslin Underwear spread out
in snowy piles on the second floor is
tempting to every woman. The quan
tities are large, tbe styles and work
manship of the best and the price
much less than you usually pay for
GOWNS at 33c, 49c, 59c. 6Sc,
75c, 79c. 87o, 95c, $1.25 and
by easy steps to $3.98
SKIRTS at 39c, 59c, 75c. 9c, 95o.
$1, $1 25 and up to 15.38. with a
half hundred styles and prices be
tween. CORSET COVERS for 7o, 15c,
19c, 25c, 29c, 35c and gradu
ally on up to .50
DRAWERS at 15c, 25c, 39c, 50c and
up to 1.75 in new and beautiful
CHILDREN'S AND INFANTS' wear
and dresses in great assortment at
Soecials for Tuesday.
At 10 o'clock good Umbrellas
13c; better Umbrellas, steel
At 3 o'c'ock Fruit, Hope, Lons
dale and other i Jcand 8c mus
lins, yard 5C
For Tuesday and Wednesday.
At 11 o'lock Large Bleached
Pillow Cases tQ
At 3:30 o'clock Full Bleached
Sheets, double-bod si.s, 5$c
There's a deal of saving In this de
partment for early Jane bnyers.
Ladies' Ribbed Vests 2c
Ladies' Ribbed Vests, taped .... gQ
Ladle'. Fine White and p:oru
Ladies' Ecru, shaped. Ribbed
Children's Ribbed Vests worth
lOo tQ 18c, any of them at Qq
Men's silk finished Balbriggan ,
Shirts and Drawers, gusseted
seats, etc ; jqq
Theso and other equally good values
show why our Jnne Bales in this de
partment are away ahead of anv pre
Ready Made Sheets, Pillow
Cases and Toilet Quilts.
Prices for the big June sale are
temptingly low and it is a good time
to stock up.
Pillow Cases 5c 9c, 10c and up.
Sheets 31c, 33c, 42c, 40c and up.
Toilet Quilts 59c, 85c. 95c and up.
Bargain galore in this ever busy
Sheer Corded Lawns, dainty
Other remarkable wash goods at 5c,
9ic, 12ic. etc. Everything much
below actual value.
Lo So McCabe & Co, Rock Island
Entrances on Both Avenues. Third Avenue Through to Second.
WE CAN TELL YOU "WHAT MEN OF FASHION WILL WEAR"
THIS SPRING AND SUMMER. ASK US.
You've had one false friend, you arc not going to turn
your back on all your other friends the rest of your
life, are you? Just because you bought ready-made
Clothes once, that proved unsatisfactory, is no reason
that all ready-to-wear clothes are unsatisfactory; now
is it? Rather the fault of your selectioa of friend
and clothes than theirs.
Stein-Bloch Clothes Will Never
Go Back" on You.
They aro staunch to the last thread. Born in fashion
and bred in good tailoring, Stein-Bloch Clothes sat
isfy the most particular of men.
Suits $15 to $25.
S0MMER8 & LAVELLE.
1S04 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
207 West Second Street, Davenport.
Trimmed Hat Specials.
We have Prepared Three Specials Lines of HatP, Which will be Sold
This Work at One-half Their Real Value. Tho
Sale Prices are;
$1.75, $2.25, $2.50.
There Hals leprcFtnt tbe eiy latctt rvmiccr styles, ard choicest
materials. The workmanship is'of the beet, and tbe tame care and
tudy having ben devoted to Iheir building that is given to all
Millinery cieaiions mined out in our work room, the result is that
an inspection of tbete ertcial lines will tempt the most fastidious
dressers to tuy a btylish bat at a price which cannot be duplicated.
Brandenburg Millinery Store.
Corner Twentieth street and Fourth Avenue. Rock Irlacd. 111. Telephone 1287
j. r. KoBlo. trto.ltmt, L. D. Mcdgk, Xlc PreHflen. H. Ctil, Castlsr
Gsntral Trust and Savings Bank,
Rock Island, III.
Incorporated Under State Law.
Capital Stock, SICO.O0O. Four Per Cent Interest
Paid on Deposits.'
r.i.i., mr,A nrnnnrf nf all vinrin nm managed bv this department
Which is kept entirely separate from the banking business of tha compaayj
wa act as executor tf and trustee under Wills. Administrator, guardian
and conservator of estates.
Receiver and assignee of insolvent estates. General financial agent lor
non-residents, women, invalids and others.