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THE AnOTJB. TTTES UA.1C. AUGUST i3. 1901.
Of Furniture has always made our store the
centre of Furniture dealing. Our stock is the
best selected, most up to-date in styles and '
most reliable in workmanship that the market
affords. The assortment is always kept com
plete. Just Now we are Showing a
Beautiful Array of the Lat
Of the Furniture Manufacturing World. We
have everything in our line including all
grades of Carpets from highest to lowest price.
Mattings and floor coverings of every kind,
Rugs in endless variety and In fact, a building
full of attractive furnishings for the home.
Remember the Store When You Think of
Corner Sixteenth Street
Or You Will Be Sorry
You Didn't Travel
We put on sale all small lots of Men's and
Boy's fine suits that sold all season up to
$22.50 for only
We need the money. Wc need the room.
That's the reason wc are giving these great
values. We never disappoint.
YOU KNOW US
and Second Avenae.
PIC11IC IS IH SWING
City in Holiday Attire in Honor
of Fourth Annual of Wood
GOV. YAH SABT OSE OF GUISTS.
The Street Parade and Sports
Streets to Be Illuminated
The fourth annual picnic of the
Tenth Congressional Woodmen Pic
association is an accomplished
. inetown 19 in nonaay garb, 1
the attractions are here and the city , was that of Camp No. 30, of Sterling,
is full of strangers and more are com-1 The levee, where the seats are being-
J ing built for the accommodation of
All daj members of the reception those who witness the river carnival
committees have been busy as bees ' and boat races, has very much the
receiving visitors and assigning them ,
10 piaces wnere mey are 10 oa enter-.
tainel during their stay in the city.
Private citizens are displaying com -
mendable spiri; in throwing open
their homes to the strangers and so
far no difficulty has baen experienced
in providing for all.
The dv's labors of the reception
committee began early this morning have come to pick up what they are
when Gov. Van Sant. rf Minnesota, able during the excitement of the oc
arrived. with Mis. Van Sant. as the caion is large as the police are aware.
gue?t ci mo vtoouiuen. lie was met
nt the Q pisserrer station bv the
male iidpluvea of the head cilice
diawn up in line, headed by Bleuei's
band and accompanied by Major Knox
and a committee of citizens. After a
pericd of handshaking at the train
the governor and Mrs. Van Sant
wcro esc-red to the Harper, where
they will make their headquarters.
The former fpmt the forenoon calling
npon relatives atd old friends about
tJo. Van Maut's Loral Attachment.
I am always glad to be in Mock
Island." said Gov. Van Sunt to au
Akucs representative this morning.
Hero cluster about me the happiest
memories of my life- Here I was
born and hero my early years were
spent. Here I went to school. From
here I went to the war. Well do I re
tueuiler my start in life at do cents a
day down in the old saw mill. All
my business career began in Rock
Isiand. 1 love Rock Island. I am
proud of its welcome in me and re
joice in the opportunity 10 greet its
people and to kaow thttt thy are my
friends. I am a Woodman from away
bar:k, have always been an en
thusiastic, member of tho crderand
always feel at home in an assembly cf
Hand Mcela Kirurtloulnta.
The reception committee ill main
tain bcudijiiarlers at the Harper,
wcere Bltuer's band will be stationed
to meet all incoming trains bearing
visiting delegations at the depot.
There were no special trains toay.
Suit extra cars were tun on all regu.
lar passengers, and they were wrll
patronized. Tomorrow the Q has
five pecials in from Napervillo, Joy,
Msauon. Altoona and Sterling. Tne
St Paul will biiog specials from lit-
loit and tlin. The tio'-k Island will at becoud avenue and sixteenth street,
run spccisls from the east and west. ' Tomorrow's exerches will bo held
Tho Peoria road will bring in a big at the Watch Tower. They will be
excursion from the still city. Rin at lu a- m an1 will bo as foi-
" r 1 Program - Dueuing, Orchestra.
The parade formed t 2 this after-- Introduction President M. T.
noon at the dvmi olhce building on
I bird avenue and fifteenth street in
tbe following order:
Platoon of police.
Marshal 1. F Cralle and aides.
Degree team of Clear Water camp
S0J6, of Divenport. Iti men.
Iiock Island cauip 29, 21 members.
Island City camp :U;!).
C. W. Hawes camp 1550, 78 men.
Head office employes.
Good Luck camp 129. B N. A
Fay Hawes camp 281, B. N. A.
(Jov. and Mrs. Van Sant. Head Clerk
Hawes, Director Saunders. Con
gressman Prince, Mayor Knox
and prominent Woodmen
Bock Island city council in carriages.
Jri-Uity ltcgaiia company, 1 float.
M. As K., 1 tloat.
Toltcn's music house. 1 float.
Phil S Wilcher. 1 tloat.
Home Tea company, 5 floats.
Acmo Packet company. 2 floats.
Summers & Co., 1 float.
At 2:30 the parade moved forward
over the following route:
North on Fifteenth to Second avenue,
east on Second to Twentieth street,
south ou Twentieth to Fifth avenuo.
c muter march back to Third avenue,
and Twentieth, west on Third to
x no prize ior me most appropriate ,
float under the conditions of tbe
test was awarded to tbe
ie. Tr,"Cit -
M & K
Regalia company, that of
ing honored as second best
(iov. Tetea Declines.
Considerable surprise as well as t
disapointment was occasioned latei81.813 oi a large numo.r 01 moving
last evening when a telegram was re-' P'ctures of a variety that is both in
ceived from Gov. Yates stating tha fuc,tiTe, a,nd fnsing- An ex-
be would be unable to come to the
city as he bad partislly promised, to
take part ia the ceremonies of tbe
picnic. Today a move was set on
f.int urnnne tho riiizans outside of tho
committee-0 on invitations to take'
some action with nview of changing
the governor's decision. Col. C. L.
Walker and others announced they
were ready to do anything in their'
power to secure tbe presence of the
state executive. Congressman Prince j
arrived this afternoon and joinod in'
Reception for Ll.ut.-Oo. Noithcon.
A telegram received this afternoon
announces that Head Consul North
cott will arrive in the city over the Q
tomorrow morning. The reception
committee requests that members of
the l?cal Woodmen camps and the
head oflice e'erks turn out with the
reception committee to. welcome the
chief officer of the order. Carriages
and a band will be in attendance.
Notes of tbe Picnic
The crowds will be here tomorrow.
Street illumination tonight.
The game between Hock Island and
Evansviile will be one of the attrac
It has been reported that Kewanee
refused to come to the picnic on ac
count of the fact that excursion rates
heJd on, for 0De d
The first R. N. A. team to arrive
appearance of a lumber jard. Ca-
paclty for seating thousands is being
( Citizens should be careful to avoid
allowing anything of value to lie
about in acressiblo places during the
picnic or they must not complain if
'they suffer loss. The number ol
doubtful characters about town who
and although extra officers have been
sworn in and many business houses
hve had private watchmen engaged
for the three days, more or less thiev
ing is biuud to occur.
It is a bad time to let the
cut. Chief Darnell. For
suke give them something
doors. The city's welfare
to do in
demands that they be kept cut of sight.
Oaring to the fact that many mem
bers of the local camp corld not
leave their employment for two days
in succession and that most of the
visitors will not be here till tomor
row, the parade was not as large as
it hail been in former years. On this
account there is talk of au impromptu
procession tonur o .
The elToct of Piof. Toenn'ges'
traioing is being shown in a jrratifv
ing degree in tho playing of Bleuer's
b.ind. Prof Toenniges not only puts
snap into the band that is refreshing,
hut tin is liberal with bis music, too
Iiock Island has just renon to be
proud of the bind as at pritcnt di
rected. Tomorrow tho tug of war will take
place at the No. 1 hose house on
Scveutoeuth street. The chip race
will take plre on Nineteenth stteot be
tween Socot d and rhird svpue.
I lie shoot Tnurday afternoon will
: take place on the lev.
TDK ATI ItACl li'N 1IIK lOMIiUT.
Mlreet Illumluatlou and Kaod Concert
. .Tomorrow' 1'rueOin
Tho attractions for tomgat are as
follows: 7 o'clock, bulloun ascen-ion
at Third avenue and Eighteenth street
by Mr. Murphy, tbe celebrated
monkey aerotaut and pirachate
jumper; 7:o0, Prof. Carl Beat ley,
magician; 8. street lllnminatione;
&:oO ban a concert in bpencer njuire
aml Capt. Colin' high dive and sIMe
Prayer Dr. C. O. McCulloch.
Address of Welcome Mavor B. F.
Selection Male (juartct.
Address A K. nlbot.
Addrrss K K. Murphy.
Selection Ma quartet.
Address S. 11. VanSant,
12 iu. Picnic hour until 2 p. m. '
2 p. m Prize drills of M. W. A.
and R. N. A. teams, to take place at
Black, Hawk Watch Tower.
2 p. m Bicycle race (12) miles.
3 p. m. Chip race for boys.
'.I:.'t0 p. m. Tug of war. First
prize $50, second prizo $25.
1 p. m Bascbillat ball p:irr, Rock
Island vs. Evansviile
5 p. m. Band contest at Spencer
pij.iarc. First prize $75, second prize
t p. m. Supper hour.
7 p- in. BilJoon ascension.
7M0 p. iu Boat race. A "loving
cup." valued at $50, will be awarded
for tho host decorated boat. To the
winner of tho race a silk u"g, val'ied
at $25. will be awarded,
8:30 p iu. (irand river carnival
aud fireworks. $1 000 dipnlnv.
- An-attractioa that is proving Inter
esting to citizens and visitors is that
hed at the roller tiok on
street by members of the
Peoria fire department, who have
ndopte-1. this means of swelling their
uiucui iuuu. xoti cDioriainmtDt crt-
niuu,on 18 glIea nriy irom a a. m
tt 1) p. ru. It Is indorsed by Mayor
Knox and the Woodmen picnic com
The stage of water at tbe Rock Is-
land bridge at 6 a. m. was 2 90 and
at noon 2.85. The temperature at noon
The Wanneta came down and the
Zilus Davis and tho Perlcy Davis
went np. The J. S. Winona and W.
J. Young made their dally trips.
the effort to induce
recall his decision.
AT WORK ON STATION
Site of the New Rock Island Pas
senger Depot Presents a
COMPANY STAETS EXCAVATING
No Delay Will Be Brooked Until
the Structure is Under
Actual work has begun on the new
Rock Island passenger station on
William Harley, superintendent of
buildings of the road, completed the
staking out of the site today and a
force of men were set at work clear
ing away the stone used in the foun
dations of the buildings that have
been removed and preparing for the
Work to be Fashed.
It is the intention of the company
to'push tho laying of the foundation
to its completion as soon as the exca
vation is done, and John Volk, the
contractor, who has the order for the
erection of the building, will be ready
to begin the erection of the super
structure at once The roof will be
on before cold weather.
The detailed plans, which have been
heretofore described in The Akgls,
are now ia the bauds of Mr. Volk
New Cap far Porters.
The pride of the conductors and
porters of tho Pullman Palace Car
company in their own beauty has
been wounded by the new official cap
ordered by President Wickes. The
headgear which is the cause of offense
is patterned after tbe toldicrs' caps
iu the Austrian army, and is thought
to ba especially unbecoming. The
new cap has a Hiring top that tits
rloto to the forehead and down over
the eyes so that only the lower part
of thrt facets visible. The order di
recting the universal use of these be
comes effective Nov. 1.
CULTIVATED HIS CROP
ON THE SABBATH DAY
F r disturbing .he peace and quiet
of iho neighborhood woiking Sundays
in his li.'ld on that portion of Van.
riruff's island above the old WAtch
fictnry. Jnlius Chris was arrested
and brought bo'ore Magistrate John
son tcdsy. Tee magistrate duly
weighot tho ca-e. Although the
prisoner and his wife admitted thtt
he did work Sundav to ciro for hi
crop othir duties pievented him
from cultivating oa other days, the
complaining witufss, T. J O Connell
in the court's opinion, was unable to
show that anv one ha t been disturber
thereby. The case was accordingly
The trouble etew out of a former
case which came up lst wtek in
Milan. Chris had O Connoil arrested
for allowing his live stock to run a
large and iu a jury trial at Milan he
was found guily and his line fixed at
$2. loday s case was an a tempt on
Mr. O Connell s part to even
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Murrin were in
W. 11. Lewis has gone north for a
Adair Pleasants returned this after
noon from Colorado.
Mrs. J. I. Standard is in Cinton.
111., for a fow days' visit.
Mrs. E P. Darrow has returned
from ber visit at Brooklyn, Iowa.
Mrs II. W. llorst is home after a
visit of several weeks In Cnicsgo.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Kleyla and son
have returned from tho Pacific coast
Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Ells have rt
turned from their visit to New York,
Miss Monta Foster has returned
from a 10-days' visit in western Iowa
and South Dakota
William Ehn, of Galesburg, deputy
state factory inspector, is iu the city
on an official visit.
Principal J. F. Darby, of tho high
school, bas returned alicr an extended
sojourn in California
Mrs. Charlotte Browner and grand
6ons, Lewis and Charles Doyle, left
this morning for a visit at Galesburg
Mrs. John Larson, of Saline coun
ts, Kas., who bas been here on a
visit with Mrs. Lars NeUou, left for
the cast today.
Georgo C. Bluksleo bas returned
from Detroit, where he attended tbe
annual meeting of the Photographers'
As ociation ol America.
The Obituary Kecord.
Margaretba Dina, 10 months-old
daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur
Ka tuner, of Chicago, died yesterday
afternoon. The remains arrived this
morning and the funeral services
were held at the home of the child's
grandmother. Mrs. Jacob Ramser, on
Elm street, Rev. Litzrodt officiating.
Iaterment was at Chippianoock.
Agnes Nold died last night at her
homo in Cambridge of pulmonary
trouble, with which she had been suf
fering several years. She was .27
years of age and a graduate of Au
gustana college. She has many
friends in thio city who will be
grieved to learn of her demise.
Subscribe for Teb Akqbb.
The Bargains Are Ripe,
Pick What Ton Can From tbe Following.
Ex'.ra Heavy 10c Fleeced Sha
ker Flannel this week 5c
D wight B, very heavy brown
muslin, usually 8c, now 4lc
Dress Prints, 6c quality Jc
Ladies' Black Hose, some slight,
ly imperfect, take them at.. JOC
Heavy 12 J c Stripe Bed Ticking. Sic
50 dozen Men's Neglige Shirts, made
of choice percales, assorted pat
terns, two collars, one pair of
cuffs, worth to 75c. while they
last take your pick 3QC
Men's Night Shirts, good muslin,
trimmed with fancy braid, a
great big bargain, 33c 33C
500 Skeins of Yarn slightly
damaged, worth to 20c per
Ladies' $2 50 Patent Leather Shoes,
matt kid tops.- while they
Ladies' $2 DongoU Oxfords
this week 1.39
Ladies' Princess Oxfords, vest
ing fronts, regular price $1.50,
this time 75c
Little gent's box calf 6hoes. sizes 9
to 13. Usually sold for $1.50.
Our price 1.18
Youth's Shoes, sizes IS to 2, at
$1.00, our price 1.23
Boys' Shoes, sizes 2 to 5, at
$1.75, our price 1.40
L S McCabe 8c Co, Rock Island
Third Avenue Through to Second. Entrances on both Avenues.
All union Made.
SOMfVIERS & LAVELLE.
1S04 Second Avenue, ock Island. 0alFriPt.
207 West Second Street, Davenport.
Fall Outing Hats.
We are showing the new Fall Outing Hats, the assortment in
cluding the light beige and wood shades, and white. You
should also examine our smart white walking hats, trimmed
jvith black velvet and pompons. Besides these line we are also
showing some of the fore-runners of the coming ecason in
trimmtd hats, which will prove especially interesting to stylish
Corner Tweutieth street aud Fourth Avenue. Ruck Islaud, 111. Telephone 1237
The Basy Notion Department.
Package Toilet Paper 3c
Leather Parses 3c
Kindergarten Beads, box Jc
Best Ink, per bottle Jc
Good Lead Pencils, rubber tips,
6 for JC
10 Pencil Tablets Jc
Best Safety Pins, per card Jc
15c German Silver Thimbles. . . Jc
Shell Hair Pins, 6 for Jc
Big box of Black Pins Jc
All styleswere $3 9Y, $3 47, $2 50
and $2, this week, while they last,
all, all at 94c. Hardly any two
alike, grab these quick. Re
member your pick for 94c
For the cool August nights thc3e
are just the thing.
Silk lined jackets in three styles,
some trimmed, some plain
very big values, these at.... 3, S3
Delicately perfumed, pure milled to!
let soap, put up 3 cakes in a fancy
box. this week at less than
half price, per box.. 19c
We Sell Fans, Dyn
amos, Motors, Bells,
and Batteries, but
don't rent them.
W. A. Robb & Co.
117 Seventeenth street.
We stand between yon ind