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THE AUGTJS. MONDAY. AUGUST ID. 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 complete.
Just Now we
Beautiful Array of the Lat
Of the Furniture Manufacturing World. We
have everything in our line including all
grades ot 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
bleu & mww
Corner Sixteenth Street and Second Avenae.
Or You Will Be Sorry
You Didn't Travel
We put on sale all small lots of Men's and
Boy's fine sujts that sold all season up to
$22.50 for only
We need the money. We need the room.
That's the reason we are giving these great
values. We never disappoint.
YOU KNOW US.
are Showing a
BOAT HANDS STRIKE
Stokers and Deck Hands on Mac
ikenzie Say Cook Has Cut
Down Their Rations.
GRIEVANCE IS OF LONG STANDING
Men Draw Their Pay and Take
to LandAnother Crew
The majority of the stokers and
deck hanks on the government snag
boat, Col. A. Mackenzie, which tied up
at the Rock Island wharf Saturday, this
morning went oat. on a strike, draw
ing what money was due them and
taking to dry land.
The trouble, according to the men
who quit, is the fault of the cook,
who. they claim, has cut their ra
tions dawn till life aboard has become
a burden. They say the trouble has
been brewing for about three years, I
and their complaints hive brought
them no redress.
There are three messes on the
xu&uneuie. ns uu uiuci uuaia, uuo iui
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other for the intermediate officers
engineers, ship's carpenter, etc., and
'I he latter on the Mackenzie are a
trifle above the nverage run of roos
ters" and claim that better fare is
due them than that class usually re-'
ceives. They receive a salary of $30
per month and some of them have
worked on the Mackenzie and her pre
decessor, the Gen. Birnard, for a .
number of years.
Aaotber Crew Secured. I
The storv told at the government .
engineer's office in this city, where!
the matter was referred for adjudica-t
tion. is somewhat different. There it
is claimed that only live men left, and,
that the cause was a chance lor bet
ter positions on land. The Macken
zie was provided with another ciew
during the day, and this afternoon
dropped down the river.
FRED E. KRELL IS TO
LOCATE IN LOUISVILLE.
Fred E. Krell left today for Louis
ville, Ky., where he is to become city
agent for the Red Star Yeast com
pany, with which company he has
been identitied here for the past two
years. The new position is in
The new position is in the
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Fred havincr made a showintr here '
that attracted favorable attention
from the officers of the concern, who
took the lirst opportunity to reward
hiui for his work. William Quinlan
is the new agent of the company in
IS MADE A BIG AFFAIR.
Mayer Cohn and Miss Ida Lewis,
both of this city, were married yester
day evening at Carse's hall, the cere
mony being performed by Rev. M.
Goldman, of Davenport, after the
laws f the Jewish faith. The event
was celebrated afterward with a ban.
quet and general jollification, in which
several hundred of the friends and
relatives of the contracting parties
took part. Mr. and Mrs. Cohn have
gone to housekeeping in the city.
Has Fecallar Accident.
Charles Malmstedt, employed at
Hawthorn yards, while driving spikes
in a railroa'd tie at that place Satur
day suffered a peculiar accident. His
fellow workman was holding one
ledge on the spike and Malmstedt
was hitting it with his sledge. The
spike was nearly in when Malmstedt1!
hammer slipped and struck the other
one on the side. A small piece of
steel about tberjsle ' a finger-nail
was broken off and few with great
force into the lower part of Malm
stedt's leg. Dr. Dann succeeded in
finding the piece of steel after some
little probing and also found, that it
had penetrated to a depth of 1
inches. The injured man's home is
at Keokuk, Iowa, but he has lately
been staying with his sister in Mo
lln. White la Baslnesa.
John A. White, well known here,
has gone back in the directory busi
ness. It will be remembered that he
was elected city collector for Peoria
last spring. He was injured in an
accident while taking part in a po-
1 tical demonstration and his life was
8 ived by one of the most remarkable
operations in the history of surgery.
Ue has now purcbased an interest in
Frank's Peoria Directory company
and will hereafter be associated with
Shake lato Soar 8koM
AJlen'fi Foet-Ease, a powder,
urea DaLnful, smarting, nervous
and ingrowing nails, and instantly
takes the sting out of corns and
bunions. It's the greatest comfort
discovery of the age. Allen's Foot
Ease makes tight or new shoes feel
easr. It is certain, cure for sweat
ing callous and hot. tired, aching
feet. Try it today. Sold by all drug
gists and shoe stores. By mail for 25
cents in stamps. Trial package free.
Address Allen 8. Olmsted. Le Roy,
Placed en earth to please the peo
p"e. Good for brain-workers. Brings
uouble-distilled pleasures to all who
use Rocky Mountain Tea, made by
Madison Medicine company. 35 cents.
T. H. Thomas' pharmacy.
MAKE THE LOAF BIGGER
WITH PRICE TO MATCH
Beginning today an agreement
among the bakers of the city went
into effect, with two or three excep
tions, by which a change was made
in the method of retailing the staff of
Heretofore all bakeries in the city
but one put up-loaves of bread of
about twelve ounces weight and sold
them three for 10 cents.
From now on the loaves will be
made heavier, about a pound in
weight, and will sell at retail at 25
cents for six or 5 cents straight below
that number. At two or three baker
ies this agreement does not take
effect till next Monday.
Reck left for Isew lork last
Maine has returned
William Kistler. of Buffalo Prairie,
was in the city today.
Mrs. H. E. Calne has gone
Champaign, 111., on a visit.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Grant went
Chicago todav for a visit.
Prof. M. Uuackenbush left for his
home in Dundee this morning.
Mrs. II. C. Connelly has returned
a visit at Missouri Valley, Iowa.
Miss Maggie McCarty. of Chicago,
is visiting her folks in South Heights.
Miss Edna Kahlke has returned
from her visit to Punxsutawney,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Applequist and
daughter Lulu have gone to the Buf
Mrs. J. W. Potter and children have
gone for a trip over the lakes and a
sojourn at the seashore.
Miss Geanie Mason, of Beardstown,
left this morning after visiting with
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Mason.
Mr. and Mrs. Phil Mitchell arrived
home Saturday night from their sum
mer vacation in Wisconsin.
LotharJ Harms, T. P. Latlin and
James First went to Boston Bay to
day for a few days' outing.
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Searle have re
turned after a visit to the Buffalo ex
position and other eastern points.
W. Elms left Saturday night for
Buffalo. After seeing the frights at
the "Pan" he will visit his parents
. in loronto. Can
I Mrs. Fred Schmaldt and daughter
Loraine have returned home torul
' ton after visitinjr with Mrs. Schuialdt's
j parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Burt
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ntilu n fv I liA uo( I haw wi I I
vi81t. Bu,raI amJ retarn. hJ. l.he w7 of
the Hudson river and .New lork ciiy
Rev. F. Swenson, of Ashtabula,
Ohir, and Rev. V. Setterdahl, of And
over. 111., wero here on business with
the faculty of Augustana college to
Mr. and Mrs. David Donaldson,
Mrs. Virgil Warren, Charles Kahlke
and the Misses Emma and Martha
Kahlke were members of a party that
went to Clinton on the J. S. this
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Hill left this
morning for Philadelphia, where the
former will undergo a surgical opera
tion to be performed by his son, l)r
A. J. Hill. Mr. and Mrs. Hill expect
to visit Buffalo and be gone several
Miss Uallie McCrory, who met with
much success in her part in the
"Pixies" played by local talent
here last winter, left for Sterling this
morning, where she will assume her
former role in the p'ay which will be
given there Wednesday night by the
ladies of the Episcopal church. She
will also visit in Sterlin
J. D. Cady, of Moline, will leave
tomorrow to participate with the
Midlothian Golf club in the western
championship game on the club'
link near Chicago, lhe club has a
tine equipment and one of the finest
links in the country. It owns its own
private railroad train, which connects
with the trunk lines entering Chicago.
IN TWO DIVORCE CASES.
reutha itoDDins nas bled suit lor a
divorce from Edgar Bobbins. In the
bill it is stated that the couple were
married in Blue Island in July, 1898,
and the husband deserted his wife on
the day following the ceremony
McCaskrin & McCaskrin are the plain
Gustaf Nelson, of Moline, in a bill
of divorce Sled Saturday afternoon.
alleges that his wife. Alma, deserted
bim within two months after they
were married, in the spring of 1899.
J. B. Oakleaf is his attorney.
Their Secret la oat.
All Sadieville, Ky., was curious to
learn the cause of the vast improve
ment in the health ef Mrs. S. P. Whit,
taker, who had for a long time en
dured untold suffering from a chronic
bronchial trouble. "It's all due to
Dr. King's New Discovery," writes
her husband. "It completely cured
her and also cured our little grand
daughter of a severe attack of whoop
ing cough." It positively cures
coughs, colds, la grippe, bronchitis,
all throat and lung troubles. Guar,
anteed bottles 50 cents and f 1. Trial
bottles free at llartz & Ullemeyer's
James White, Bryantsville, Ind.,
says DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve
healed running sores on both legs.
He had suffered six years. Doctors
failed to help him. Get DeWitt's.
Accept no imitations. B. IL Bieber
and Hartz & Ullemeyer. ,
OTHER PEOPLE'S COIH
Stranger Named Parsons Taken
in for Obtaining Money Un
der False Pretenses.
SOLICITING rOSLABOS DAY ADS
Secures Advance Payment From
Joseph Rosenfield as Agent
of E. C. Berry.
A stranger named Parsons, who
had been soliciting advertising for a
program for the Labor day exercises,
was arrested today on complaint of
Joseph Rosenfield, of the Rock Island
Regalia company, for obtaining money
under false pretenses.
According to Mr. Rosentield's
story, Parsons came to him and
claimed to represent E. C. Berry, who
has the only contract given by the
Industrial Home association for the
issuing of the programs, and collected
$2 as a preliminary payment.
As the advertising had ieen solicit
ed by W. P. and F. W. Quayle, Mr.
Rosenfield became suspicious and
called up Mr. Berry by telephone.
The latter stated that he had but the
two agents named, and the arrest of
Whether this is the extent of Par
sons' operations is not known, but it
is suspected there are others who
have been induced to make payments
upon the same representations. Par
sons is having a hearing before Mag
istrate Johnson this afternoon.
Other Police Notes.
Ieyda Lambiecht, a Belgian, who
was found drunk on the streets last
night, was lined $15 by Magistrate
Charles Edwards, who has given
the police much trouble lately, was
sentenced to the county jail for a
period of 30 days for vagrancy this
EFFORT TO FINISH NEW
THEATRE BY AGREED DATE
Supt. II. H. Button is pushing
operations on the Illinois theatre at a
rate that insures the completion of
the building at a day not far distant
from the specified time- Oct. 15.
The general theatre committee held
a meetine Saturdy afternoon, at
which various matters ot detail per
tainin? to the new builuinr were
taken up. There have been unavoid
able delays, owing to the belated ar
rival of material and the warm weath
er, but an effort is to be made to make
up for the time lost; in other words
Supt. Button proposes making hay
while the run enines
REQUISITION FOR WIGGIN
The Prisoner Kefusrt to Leave Illlnel
C. H. V. Wiggin. who was arrested
for alleged misappropriation of funds
belonging to the Reed Piano company
of Davenport, was held by Magistrate
Johnson Saturday afternoon under
$ 250 bonds on a continuance till nex
Saturday. As the prisoner refuses to
leave the state without a requisition.
an effort will ba made to obtain one
in the meantime
The 6tage of water at the Rock Isl
and bridge was 2:55 at 6 a. m. am:
stationary. The temperature at noon
The B. Herahey and E. Rutledgo
each brought down .52 strings of logs
Boats down were the Winona, Flora
H. Ruth, R. D. Kendall, Lotus and
J. S. Boats up were the II C. Brock
man, F. Weyerhauser. J. S., Winona
Astounded the Kdltor.
Editor S. A. Brown, of Bennetts-
ville, S. C, was once immensely sur
prised. "Through long suffering
from dyspepsia," he writes, "my
wife was greatly run down. She had
no strength of vigor and suffered
great distress from her stomach, but
she tried Electric Bitters which
helped her at once, ana alter using
four bottles, she is entirely well and
can eat anything. It s a grand tonic.
and its gentle laxative qualities are
splendid for torpid liver." tor Indi
gestion, loss of appetite, stomach and
liver troubles it's a positive, guaran
teed cure. Only 50 cents at Hartz &
Ullemeyer s drug store.
Ilheasaatlsm Cored In Boars.
T. J. Blackmore, of Haller & Black
more. Pittsburg. Pa., says: "A short
time since I procured a bottle of Mys
tic Cure. It got me out of the house
in 24 hours. 1 took to my bed with
rheumatism nine months ago and the
Mystic Cure is the only medicine that
did me any good. I had five of the
best physicians in the city, but I re
ceived very little relief from them.
I know the Mystic Cure to be what it
is represented and take pleasure in
recommending it to other poor snf-
ferrers." Sold by Otto Grotjan, 1501
Second avenue, Rock Island and Gus
Schlegel & Son, 220 West Second
Fat lady Don't sleep too much;
exercise; don't eat fats and sweets.
To reduce flash rapidly take Rocky
Mountain Tea.- Acts directly on the
fatty tissues. 35 cents. T. H.
O. O. Buck, Beirne, Ark., says: "I
was troubled with constipation until
I bought DeWitt's Little Early Risers.
Since then have been entirely cured
of my old complaint. I recommend
them. IJ. 11. liieber and Hartz &UII-
Avenue Through to Second.
Big New Daylight Store.
Thegatling bargain gun is kept busy thee days. You can't misi it
doiag your trading here. We call esp90ial attention to the fact that all
summer goods are going in earnest. In line with the eitablished custom of
this store not to carry thing from one ssasan to another, prices hive baea
severely cut to move the gjali. the reiuit'iDai in miny ciS3i aaioaa'ing u
At these prices you should stock up
for the season:
Turkish Towels, dozen 55c, each 5c
Turkish Towels, full bleached,
dozen $ 1.15 each JQc
Turkish Towels, big ones,
bleached and fancy, dozen
$2.10, each." JQq
Good Luck Towels, hemmed, fan
cy borders, do.sn $1.10. each. Qq
Extra quality huck hemstitched
towels, fancy and white bor
ders, dozan $1.95. each 17c
Large hemstitched Damask tow
els, fancy colored borders,
dosn $2 75. each 25C
Many other special towel values in
Sale counters, rear new store, west
A Traveler's Samples
or Colored Shirts SO Per Cent Off SIS
Handsome Shirts. No Two Alike.
Samples shown by George P. Ide's
salesman for fall trade. His trip
ended here last week. We biugit
his samples half price i the story
Handsome eolored and white drejs
shirts, latest fall styles of the cele
brated Gold and Silver brand si, is.
14. 15 and 15, mostly $1, ani
$1.25 shirts for 69 C
$1.50 to $2 50 dress sairts, fia
est made, all at $1,15
Ladies' fanoy Hose, " assorted
Ladies' fancy lisle finish Hiae
worth up to 42e at 25c
School Days will
be Here Soon.
School Days are Coming and Extra Trousers
will be Needed.
Our Now Fall Styles are Here.
Boys' Heavy Cotton Knee Pants 22c
Boys' Heavy Union Knee Pants 39c
Boys' Heavy Wool Knee Pants 48c
Boys' Heavy Wool Knee Pants 50C
Boys' Heavy Union Long Pants $1.00
Boys' Heavy Wool Long Pants. 1.75
Also All the Finer Grades at Popular Prices.
1S04 Second Avenue, Rock
207 West Second
Fall Outing Hats.
We are showing the new Fall Odting Hats, the assortment in
cluding the light beige and wood shades, and white. You
should also examine our smart white walking hats, trimmed
with black velvet and pompons. Besides these lines we are also
showing some of the fore-runners of the coming Beason in
trimmed hats, which will prove especially interesting to stylish
Corner Twentieth street and Fourth Avenue. Rock Island. 111. Telephone 1237
Entrances on both Avenues.
Wash Salts Cut la Two,
Dj the cutting yjurself prices are
all marked in plaia figures, one half
of the amount ii what you pay. If
yoursizB is here, carry it away at
half price. There are 25 wash suits
(waist and skirt) left of courie
they'll not last long.
Sheztlag, Etc., Cheapt
10 4 bleached Sheeting, usually
25c, for this lot 17c
Extra line 45-inch brown Pillow
36-inch tine bleached Muslin 6z
New Fall Dress Goods.
Advance styles in imported and do
mestic dre3s goods and fancy waist
ings are now on display.
Handsome Venetian and Melton
Suitings, 54 inches wide, at, a
The new Sharkskin Suitings,
colors and black, a yard 75c
Handsome colorings in Broad
cloths, Prunellas, etc., at
$1 50. $1.33 and 1,00
Heavy Kersey Skirtings, $1.50
to a yard 69c
Misses All Wool SuftT.
Ages 10 to 14, in pretty styles,
just the thing for young la
dies gaing away to school.
Colors are red, blue, tan and
brown. Prices login at only . .g, 50
Child's line black kid skin hand
turned shoes, wedge heels,
si.3S 3i to 8, this week 57c
We Sell Fans, Dyn
amos, Motors, Bells,
and Batteries, but
don't rent them.
W. A. Robb & Co.
117 Seventeenth street.
We stand between you and