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TEE AUGFUS. TUESDAY. SEPTEMBET: Ml 1001.
Fall Carpet Stock
ALL THE LATEST
Tho most complete line in this section
of the country.
Also the most complete lines of Furniture.
Corner Sixteenth Street and Second Avenae.
We are Now Showing the Latest
Men's Fine Suits and
Made by L. Ad'er Bros.
& Co. and Alfred Ben
jamin & Co., none better
made Hundreds ot the
best dressed men in the
three cities are wearing
suits and overcoats made
by these firms. These
lines of fine clothing arc &
made upon honor; not
how cheap, but how
VOU KNOW US.
LIGHT BUT POWERFUL
Second Annual Convention of
Illinois Electric Association.
OPEES TODAY AT HARPER HOUSE
Here to Compare Notes on Trade
Conditions, Etc. Banquet
and River Ride.
Manufacturers and dealers in things
electric are talking shop at the Har
per house. They got together this
morning and will continue in session
until tomorrow night. It is the second
annual meeting of the Illinois State
Electric association, which had its
tirst convention a year ago at Cham
paign. , Eighty-six electrical concerns
have membership in the organization
and each is expected to send one or
more representatives to attend one of
The objjct of the association is to
bring tho ie engage I in tho business
of furnishing electrical power and
light into closer touch wim ono an
other and to a better understanding
how to operato their plants in the
most economical and at the same time
most satisfactory manner to their pa
trons. In other word the associa
tion members are aiming to let their
light shine at as reasonnble a figure as
is consistent with business principles
nil to supply power on the nntne
The convention was culled to order
at 'J o'clock this morning lu the par
lors of the llirper house by President
J. D Gerlacb, of Coester." Mayor 1J
F. Knox wts on the program for tho
address of welcome, bat was una
voidably detained and his place was
fillel most admirably by the genial S.
S Davis, whose popularity with the
members of the association had much
to do toward biinging the meeting to
Rock Island, lie said he had not
prepared a speech because he feared
that if he had be wotfld not b3 liste ned
to, so he concluded to pour what he
had to say straight from the shoulder
into the delegates. Mr. Divis told
them the city was theirs. 11a had
been authorized by the mayor to de
liver the goods. The door swung
open and the key had been thrown
away. AU the visitors were requested
to do was not remove the door. Tho
response was by State Senator J. N
C. b( hum way, of To) lor ville, who in
happy terms expressed tho apprecia
tion of the delegates for the warmth
of Mr. Davis' welcome, knowing that
all would be glad they had come to
Rock Island to hold their second
The remainder of the morning was
occupied with roll call, reading of
minutes, reports of officers and com
mittees, election of members, com
munications and petitions, unfinished
Entertainment for Visitors.
At S o'clock this afternoon the visi
tors were taken for a riie over the
Hack Island rapids on the steamer J.
S. This evening at 8 o'clock tbey ate
to be entertained at the Rock Island
Tomorrow morning's session will
be devoted to tapers on Enclojcd
Aro Lamp for Street Lighting." At
1:30 p. m. the) e will be another bus -ness
meeting, foi owed at 2:30 by a
tiip to Roc Island arsenal, plant of
the Peoples Power company and street
car ride through Molino factory dis
trict. Tomrrrcw evening there is to
be a ba iquet at the Watch Tower.
The delegates so far registered are:
W. A Poters. Abingdon; E. B Hill
nan. .: Birrj; W. E. 'McCullough.
Beardstown; V. E S.einwedell. Belle-J
ville; C. F. Snjder, Bloomingtoo; F.J
M. Sansibiugh, Carroll ton; VV. B.'j
McKlnley, Champaign; J. D Gerlacb,!
Chester; Luis A Ferguson, Chicago;
W. G. Caldwell. Chicago Ile'ght; J. ,
S. Daily. Chillicotbe; W. A. Bixby,
L ecatur; John VV. Glidden, Da Kalb;
Fd P. Maxwell. Dixon; Charles A. ,
Vallette. EI ward ville; F. C. Duncan.
C. L. GaralJ. Galesburg; Frank J.
Baker. Highland Park; John K II.
Staley, Joiiel; 1). Divis. Litchfield;
S. S. Divis, C. E. Sharpe. Kock It
land; R. II Aboott, Petersburg; ' J.
Carotbers, Fred L. Lucas, Pjntiao; II. I
E. Chubbuck. II O. Channon, Quin
cy; A. V. Sjhroeder, Springfield; A.
K. Stil4, Strtator; John H. Btker,
Sullivan; J. N C. So una way, Taylor
vllle; II. A. Foster, Fair bury. 1
Agents on Hand.
A number of manufacturers have
repsesentatives on hand. They are:
E B Warner and William S Hino.
Western Electric com pan v, Chicago;
J. D. Gibbs, Colombia Incandescent
Lamp, St. Louis; R. N Chaney and
A. L Millard. Electric Appliance
company, Cb:cgo; Robert Jaidine.
Mutual Insurance company, Chicago;
J. W. Harkins, Dearborn Drug and
Chemical company. Chicago; Locke
Etheridge. Evans, Almirah & Co.,
Chicago; II S Doyle, Western Elec
tric Supply company. St. Louis; Ar
thur O. Einstein. Manhattan Electri
cal Supply company, Chicago; J. L.
S. Scudding, Stanley Instrument
company. Great Birrington. Mas ;
W. A. Fuller. Rock Island arsenal;
W. M Porter, Lea Electric Manufac
turing company. Chicago; W. I) A.
Ryan and O E Turner. General Elec
tiic company, Schuectady, N. Y ;
George B. Foster, Wagner Bullock
company, St. Louis; P. S. Gibson,
Sawyermao Electric company, Alle
gheny, Pa j W. R. Pinkatd, WeBiing-
boue E'ec'ric Msnofctniiag com
pany. Pittsburg; J W Ms. n Cen
tral Electric conjpany, Chicagr; J C.
Pickard. We tern Electric cimp.i.r,
RECORD OF THE DAY
IN LOCAL POLICE COURT.
Tommy T. Davis was arraigned for
drunkenness at the police station last
evening and pleaded not guilty, claim
ing that he had imbibed only one
diink during 21 hours. He also tried
to work upon the feelings of Magis
trate Johnson by telling of his grief
at the death of his only son. Tommy
T. Davis. Jr.. Hwhich he claimed had
occurred in Wyoming. The prisoner's
story filled to wash, however, and he
was shutdown to board out a tine of
Charles Van Buren and Henry an
Severan.who engaged in a liitic brawl
Sunday night, had a hearing last
evening and were assessed 5 and
costs each for their fun.
Oilicer Brinn is off on his vacation,
Oflicer Ebcrhart having returned from
his leave of absence.
Two women were picked up on the
streets by the police last evening and
fined f5 each. They registered as
May E l wards and Carrie Nation.
Charles C. Meyers last evening told
the police of the loss of his chainless
Cleveland wheel which had been miss
ing for a week.
The search of the police for the
party who entered the cellar at Mar
rin's saloon on fcourthavenue Sunday
night ended last evening when Albert
Scnnell. tbe Twentieth street barber,
called at the saloon for the hat that
had been left there by the guilty
party. Schnell had only a partial
recollection of his escapade, but knew
that he had his haoits on Sunday
ni"ht and in passing the saloon
dropped bis bat into tbe cellar win
dow, lie borrowed some matches
and went after his property, which he
failed to find. In place of it he dis
covered some bottled goods and when
he left he had forgotten 11 about his
hat- 1'io was arraigned before Magis
trate Johnson last evening and
pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct,
there being no disposition on the part
of Mr. Murrin to appear against him
on a more serious charge, and a tine
of f 20 was imposed.
MEET TO OFGMIZE
Fifty Applications for Member
ship in Reorganized Camp of
Sons of Veterans.
L. Simon was iu Monmouth today.
S- J. Collins went to MacOmb last
Mrs. Ralpi Georgia visited in Pec
Cnpt. L L. Wheeler was down from
Simon Mosenfelder has entered
W. II Kimball has returned from a
trip to Arkansas.
Mrs. G. F. Kline and children a:e
visiting in Burlington, .III.
Tbe Misses Lucy -and Henrietta
Kinner are visiting in Chicago.
Miss Rose Smith left .this morning
for a rouplo of weeks' visit at In
dianapolis. Jacob Simon has gone to resume
his etcdies at the Boston Institute of
Prof. Richard Mansill went to Chi
cago today, from which place he may
continue further cast.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Johnson and
daughter Mary have returned isfter a
3 weeks' visit at Montezuma, Iowa.
F. S Brough has returned to his
place in the postolli e and Wyman
Beardsley is taking a 2-weotb' rest.
Mr. and Mrs. Frd HolJorf and Mr.
and Mrs. Dan McKinney have re
turned from a visit at the Pan Amer
ican. Mrs. E H. Wright and children, rf
Rural, who havo been visiting with
Mrs Jjhn Rinck, returned home to
day. Miss Grace Wilcox, who has been
spending the summer months in Chi
cago visiting her lister. Mrs. Hort
Von Koeckritz, returns home this
Mr. and Mrs. N II. Nelson, of
Omaha, a bridal couple on their re
turn from Buffalo, will arrive tins
evening for a short visit with Mr. and
Mrs. C A Hunter.
Mr and Mrs. A. Do Soland left
th's morning to represent Trinity
Episcopal church of this city at the
general Episcopal conference tit San
Francisco. Ttey will bo gone about
E. H. Dunavin. of this city, and C.
M Smith, of Cherokee. Iowa, have
pone east for a trip of threo weeks'
duration. Tbey will visit Buffalo.
Nw York, Washington and other
points of interest.
John Kbcrson, electrician for
George H. Johnston, the theatre pro
moter, arrived this morning He will
superintend some improvements in
tbe apparatus at tbe Burtis and then
devote himself to fixtures In the Illi
Commodore Charles Mcllaeh ex
pects to start with the launch Mary
Mc on his cruise down tbe Mississippi
and up the Illinois river next Thurs
day. His guests will be J- E. Mont
rose, of Peoria, and Robert Frazer, of
this city. The tourists may go as
far as Chicago.
Card of Thanks.
Wo desire to express our sincere
thanks to neighbors and friends for
sympathy and kindness in our late
bereavement, also for the beautiful
Misi Mary Slowy,
Licensed to Wed.
Fred D. Dickson ..Cleberae, Tot
Misj Uiaaio JL stereos Holla)
AS MANY OTHERS ARE EXPECTED
Efforts to Make Organization a
County Affair Meeting With
Capt. John Rinck, special aid on
the etaff of State Commander F. T.
Raid, of the Sons of Veterans, has
called a meeting of old members of
John Morris camp and the tons of old
soldiers and members of the G. A. R.
generally for next Thursday evening
at Memorial hall to consider the list
of applicants for membership and to
transact other business.
Much Local Interest.
The interest that is being shown in
the movement for a revival of tho
organization here is altogether more
manifest than those at the head of tbe
movement had hoped at first. There
are now 50 applications in and every
prospect of a membership of 100 be j
tore the canvass is completed. At
that time it is proposed to have a cel
ebration and invite Col. Ueid and
staff, together wiih some of the past
ollicers of the national organization.
Will lie Count j Affair.
The efforts to interest outside
towns in the movement is also meet
ing with gratifying success. Among
the towns now interested are Port
Byron, Coal Valley, Illinois City and
Reynolds, each of which will proba
bly add a respectable list of names to
the mcmberbbip of tbe reorganized
camp Capt. Kin:k has the password
and couctertign, which will be given
to members in good standing at
Thursday evening's meeting and tem
porary ollicers will be appointed.
STRANGER HAS CLOSE
CALLON A RAILROAD.
George W. James, a young man
and a btranger, who claims to have
been rccjntly employed on govern
ment work at Etie, was found last
night by OQicer IVarson beside the
Pecria tracks near the freight bouse
on Twentieth street nursing a crushed
hand and some scalp wounds sus
tained under tho wheels of box cars
thii had been pushed down upon the
rack btsido which he ws sleeping.
He was helped to tho police station,
wbere Dr. Foster dressed his Icjuries
and he was givea lidging till this
James came to tho city yesterday
and tilled bis tank with strong water.
He was a triile careless la the choice
of a lodging place, as the Incident
showed. The wonder is he was not
killed and it is hard to imagine how
he could have gotten ofF as easily as
he did. His left hand is considerably
bruised and several of the bones on
the back of the member are broken.
The bruises and cuts on his head and
the fact that his hat was crushed in
dicate that ho had pillowed his head
on a rail. He disappeared upon be
ing given his liberty this morning.
LAUNCH BUILT HERE
. FOR USE ON UTAH RIVER.
A 60-foot gasoline launch built at
Kahlke Bros.' boat yard is about
ready to be placed aboard the cars for
a long journey. The craft has been
constructed for F. H. Summeril, of
Utah, to bo used as a pleasure craft
on Green river In that state. For Its
transportation a car of special design
of the same length has been'brought
here tand is now at the boat yard
ready to bo loaded. The craft will
travel via the Rock Island route.
Lyon & Healy, of Chicago, hae
just published a choice selection of
new music. A sacred song, "Safe
Home," words by J. M. Nealo and
music by H. J. Stewart, and a ma
zourka for piano and violin by Gustav
Strube, are among the more attrac
tive on the list, and undoubtedly will
become popular with lovers of re lined
Hack From liold Region.
Charles and Phil Jannsen, who have
a number of claims in tho Klondike
gold regions. are home to spend tht
winter with their father, W. Jannsen,
916 Twenty-first street. Charles wa
one of the original Rock Island argo
nauts, leaving here in 1898 as a niiu
ber of tbe Rock Island Alaka Min
ing company's expedition Tnen
were 31 men in tbo party, but the
majority of them have wandered back
to tho home fireside. The Messrs
Jannsen are not bragging at all. but
admit they have hopes that eventual!)
their holdings will pan out sufficient W
to at least pay them for thtir trouble
A l onininu lea lion.
Mr. Editor: Allow me to speak
few words in favor of Chamberlain'
Cough Remedy. I bullored for thret
years with the bronchitis and could
not sleep at nights. I tried severa1
doctors and various patent medicines
bat could get nothing to give me anj
relief nntil my wife got a bottle ot
this valuibio medicine, which ha
completely relieved me. W. S
Brockman, Bagnell, Mo. This leme
dy is for salo by all druggists.
One ot nature's remedies; cannol
barm the weakest constitution; never
fails to cure summer complaints of
young or old. Dr. Fowler'a Extract
of Wild Strawberry. .
Distinction and DiffereDce
are appreciable in the clothes and men's fixings we
have in our stock they have a character distinctly
swell and nobby. The goods are here and the prices
are right. We only make a few points for your
DON'T fail to 8go on r good s.
DO NT delay your purchase.
DON'T buy "el sew here, but come direct to ns.
D NT you know we have the finest goods?
DONT pay excessive prices unnecessarily.
WE HAVE everything you want in clothing and men's far
nlshings. WE HA.VE the style, quality and prices to save you money.
WE HAVE the newest, nobbiest, hottest, line you can find.
WE HAVE possessed tie coufidencs of our customers for
WE WILL refund jour money without hesitation or argu
ment whenever you want it back, and every article is guaranteed
jost as represented. One plainly marked price to everybody. We
shall be most pleased to rectify any mistakes that may occur, and
guarantee absolute satisfaction to all.
YOU HAVE the opportunity of cooperation with us to your
advantage. Will you seize it?
S0MMER8 & LAVELLE.
1804 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
207 West Second Street, Davenport.
The BRANDEN'BUBG MILLINERY STORE'S opening display
of fall styles will be held next
Wednesday and Thursday, Sept.
25 and 26.
Wo have made special efforts to havo not only tho largest,
but tho fiacst selection of imported Now York and Chicago pat
terns, but we particularly desire to call attention to the crea
tions of our own work room. We havo increased our force of
workers and certainly have enlisted tho most eHicient and ar
tistic corps of milliners ever assembled in this city. Among
our specialties in hats, ia which the ladies will Lc particularly
interested, are the
King Dodo, tho Natty French Trimmed Sailor,
and the Various Stylos of Continentals,
made up in all the new shades, including Amethyst and Hun
ter's Green. The ladies will b delighted t hear tht the hats
this season are characterized by lightness of weight and sim
plicity of trimming.
Brandenburg Millinery Store.
Corner Twentieth street and Fourth Avenue. Rock Island, 111. Telephone 1237
Chris. Mueller Sons.
Twenty-Fourth Stt and Ttlrd Ave,
Are cow prepaied to furnis'i tho Best Grades of Hud and Soft
Coal that money will buy, and at price i that aie all right.
When in need of anything in the line of coal or lumber, kindly
give us a call.
David J. Buckley,
We Have Moved
119 Eighteenth street,
. Where we have all kinds of
E'eatrlct Supplies which 8
will sell at lowest prices for
reliab'e goods. Get our es
timates and learn bow inex
pensi e Electric Goods are.
W. A. ROBB & CO.
119 Eighteenth Street.
Work lax Nlgtkt sud 07.
The busiest and mightiest little
thing that over was made is Dr.
King'a ew Life Pills. These pills
change weakness into strength, 11st
lessness into energy, brain-fag into
mental power. They're wonderful in
hnildiog op the health. Only 253 per
box. Sold by Hartz & Ullemyer.
Oorrr Be Poole1.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN T
M1 only b? Mdi9i M?V
cin Co.. Mfltftsw, Wl. v.
keeps yt e!l. Our tr-pf
mark cut 'n each paeMira
Pries. i cent, MsVsp c-''-
fw balk. .
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