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II Carpet Stock
ALL THE LATEST
i lar pets,
The most complete line in this section
of the country.
Also the most complete
Corner Sixteenth Street
We are Now Showing the Latest
Plen's Fine Suits and
VOU ItNOW US
lines of Furniture.
and Second Avenue.
Made by L. Ad!er Bros.
& Co. and Alfred Ben
jamin & Co., none better
made Hundreds of the
best dressed men in the
three cities are wearing
suits and overcoats made
by these firms. These
lices of fine clothing arc
made upon honor; not
how cheap, but how
Of the Western Catholic Union
to Assemble for Two Days'
Meet Oct. 16.
SECOSD SESSION IS BOCK I8LAHD
Preparations on Foot to Enter
tain 125 Delegates-Out-line
A general outline cf Ihe program
for tha meeting of the Western Cath
olic Union of Illinois, which assembles
here for its 24th ancuil convention
Oct. 16, has been bxed opm The
business of the session will occupy
but two days unless nutters uoKr-
een arise to be disposed of.
The business meetings wi.l be held
in Columbia halt, on Fifth avenue and
Twentr-second street, and the services
wi.l be held in St Mary's church
The tirat assembly of the delegates
will tike place at 11a. m. Wedoea-
day, tha 16th. At 1:80 the parade.
which is a regular feature of the an
nual meetings, will start from St.
Mary hall and afterward a bu.inesa
session extending iuto the evening
will bo teld.
Kocoi d I)t j's Exerclar e.
At 7 a. m. on the 17th solemn high
mass for the delegates will be cele
brated in the church. Liter the vis-
itos will be given a ntieet car ri le
over the three cities and the arsen tl
and in the evening tho Indie of the
three Catholic churches of tho city
will tender a banquet at tho hall. Ail
the meeting will be open to the
This will bo the second mcetiog of
the Western Catholic Union in this
city. Ten years ago the 13th an
nual convention was held here At
that time tho society was not nearly
so strong as at preeent. This year
there wi.l be abut 125 delegated in
attendance, several coming from the
uoions'tbat have teen oigaoized in
Missouri in a dditiou to those, from
this state Following are the pre.
ent c lasers of the ttate organization:
Supreme President Thomas J.
Supreme Vice President Joeeph
Supreme Financial Secretary John
Supreme Recording Secretary
William Pigott. Qaiocy.
Supreme Treasurer" Henry Oen
DAIRYMEN SAY CUT
PRICES WILL COME LATER.
Secretary Strayer, of the Rock Isl
and organ zition of milkmen, today
entered a denial to tho report that the
price of tnilk has bscn or is It bo im
mediately cnt from 6 to 5 cents per
quart. A number of dealer about
ine city did not raife the price with
the association somo weeks ago and
while some of those who did may
have made a voluntary reduction, it
wan not authorized and the majority
of dairymen will continue to retail at
the higher figure. No one denies that
cnt prices are apt to prevail when the
Trt-City Bottled Milk and Butter com
pany begins operations.
A GRAND DISPLAY MADE.
The Annual Opening Show of MUllnery at
Young tc HeComba' m Sneers.
That the grand millinery epaning
at Young & McCombs' last evening
was a big success was easily teen by
the iinmber of tri-city people who
attended. Nothing, either in time or
labor, was spared by the enterprising-
opening make all others pale into in
aigniiioance. They have in stock this
year the iinest and largest display of
millinery that has ever been bandied
by them. The bat creations this fall .
con-iit largely . of imparted mohair
goods, the shades ranging from silver
gray to caster, brown and black. The
uiobI striking effects are in Ploughue
The wholo atoro wi thrown open,
no goods being sold during the
evening. Bleuer's orchestra, under
the diiection of Prof. Tocnniges. dis
cuurred musio. which was well appre
ciated by the throng of prospective
bujers. The store is. as usual,
stocked with everything that could
bo desired in dres gooos. silks and
linens. Their chioa department is
tilled with a wealth of vast-s. statuary
land fine imported chinaware, while
'the jewelry department on the same
.' floor effers opportunities which have
; never been presented before. In the
large show window Wink, the wixird.
still continues to raystny tho bpet- i
!t tors who daily block the sidewalk!
' admiring his work. Another carload
I c f frames have been ordered and
Wiok will remain two weeks because
of the great demand for bis work.
The growth of this store ha been
more substantia! each year, a growth
induced by liberal advertising and by
a public spirited policy which b
been maintained in the past ard will
be in the future.
C. M Phelps, Forretdale. Vt . rays
bis child was completely cured of a
bad case of eczema by the 30 of De
Witt's Witch lUzd Salve. Beware of
all counterfeits. It instantly relieves
piles B 11 Bieber ani Ilariz & Ullo
meyer. Monarch over pain. Barns, cuts,
sprains, stings. Ins'ant relief. Dr.
Thomas' Eolectric Oil. At any drag
us. Tuesday ocroBisit i isoi;
MIIDHCOCh ftI A Rl PSF '.i
Iftl w r u l n L U IY1 IB J- " W .
A GOOD REPUTATIr".
Charles Minae. the farmhand cm
ployed by Jjhn Weckel, of South Mc
line, who died last Tuesday from a
blow on the head sustained daring a
fight the previous Sunday morning,
was born in Belgium and was 35 years
of age at the time of his death. lie
had live! in Moline about 10 year?,
and for five years cf that lime was
4 x - " ' v
- TV. -y f-
employed by Mr. Weckel, having pre
viously bten employed by William
O endhl. lie wis knon to be a
quiet, mild-mannered man. never
given to 'quarrels aud alwsys ready
wit.h a helping hand in times of
trouble among his countrymen. He
had no relatives in thii country, but
letvos his parents, two brotheia and
threo sUter. lu tho old country. The
grand jury yeterday held William
Evans. Pul L.-hrman. WiUUni Carl
eon and Herman Bluhm for Minne's
death All are charjr-d witti murder.
TO SEE ROOSEVELT
Capt. H. A. J. McDonald and
Mayor Knox Visit National
STILL TRYING TOE THE P08T0FFI0E
Are in Hop s New Executive Wil
Make a Change
When Mayor b. F. Knox and Capt.
II A. J McDonald life the city last
week it was ostensibly for the pur
pose of doin the P.in-Aiuerican expo
sition, but it has 6i nee leaked out
tha". Buffalo was a finlo Ijsuo and that
their tickets read from Kock Island
to Washington, D. C. They are ex
pec ted . hgme tomorrow t or the day
after, and those in the republican
ranks not particularly friendly to the
present postmaster are hoping that
they will have somo news that will
alter the announcement of Congress
man Princa that Mr. Tnoaiaa would
The assuming of tho direction of
national affairs by President Kosc
velt la understood to havo offered re
newed hope to Capt. McDonald and
his supporters, who were about
ready to hoist the sponge after the
congressman gave it out that Mr.
Thomas would continue as postmas
ter, the congressman statiue that be
had had a promise from President
McKinley tht his wishes regarding
the local cflize would be respected.
Tbluk McKinley Oat of It.
Milton McKinley, it was said, could
have the olliee for the asking, bnt be,
too. McDonald and his friends tigure.
is now rut of the running Leciuso of
the change in executives.
LOCAL NUPTIAL EVENTS.
The marriage of Alfred W. Cramp
ton and Miss Elna W. Kerr will take
placo at 10:50 tomorrow, morning at
the biido'd l ome on Thirteenth street.
Dr. C. W. (irsf -ou, of this city, and
Miss Bessie Martin are to bo married
this evening at the latter' home in
The wedding of Mian (irare Kv.u ts,
of this city, and William Aleoenkop.
of Princeton. III., is annouueed to
tako place at the rct-idence of Prof.
S. T. Bowlby, 1223 Second avenue,
at 8:30 tomorrow evening
James II KUpatrick, of Waterinan,
111., and Miss f rauds Merk, of this
city, wero wedded by Kv. W S.
Miiqoi at the ptraonage of the
Broadway church at 1 :30 this after
noon. The bride is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. John Metk. 294T Thir
teenth avenue. For several yoars
she has been teaching nchoni at Vat
erman. where Mr. Kilpatrick is a ris
ing young business man.
Police Keport for September.
During the month of September th
police rustle a total of 76 arrests. 62
of which were city and 14 tttute cases.
Of these 7 were for disorJerly con
duct, six drunkenness, fnr each
peace warrant and disturbing the
peace, tnree etch of bruacn or tne
peaco and drnnk. to each t laroeny 1
and assault and battery and one eacu
of burclary, peddlin"- without a '
licence. obtinln t.-r.A hv fraud,
keeiin? vicioni dorr and v??rancv.
There were 27 wacon and ID atnbu-
lance calls. The jail bill was $L 10.
'It was also a miracle
Blood Bitters cured me of a a terrible
breaking out all over the body. I am
very grateful. Miss Julia Filbridge,
West Cornwell. Conn.
Defense Ahead in Injunction Case
of W. A. Jones Against
T. I. Stanley.
COMPLAINANT'S BILL AT FAULT
B. F. Ktugger is Indicted
Connection With Thsfts
Jjdge Rtm ay this morning sus
t lined the demurrer t f the defense in
the application for an injunction of W
A. Jones against T I. Stanley, of Mo
line. The case, as previously ex
plained, is one arising from the al
leged violation of a contract by the
defendant. Mr Stanley was formerly
the publisher of the Molino Mail,
which be sold, it is claimed, under an
agreement not to again publish a
newspaper in the eHy, By the fact
that he has now become a part owner
ef the Moline Jonrnal the contract is
considered violated. The holding of
the judge is maie on tho ground that
all tne parties in the defence were not
properly brought into court in the
bill as pteeented praying for tha in
junction. In other words, the Mo
line Journal company should have
been made a party defendant to the
Tbo court gave the complainant
leave to aiutcoT the bill, tut the matter
will in all probability be laid over till
the next term t f court. S W. OJoll
represents Mr. Jones and C J Searle,
Axel Kohler and V. C. Allen appear
for Mr. Stanley.
One of tho indictments that were
supprefe6e 1 was against B F. Klugger,
t'c junk dealer, who has been held in
bonds for complicity in the thefts and
disposition of a quantity of metal, of
which the most valuable part was
copper wire taken from the fri-City
Railway company. Service was ob
tained "noon Kluirsrer thU mornioz
and he was locked up pending a hear
ing or the fixing of his bond Tie
indictments ajrainst him are three
in number, two for larceny and the
oLhir for receiving sto ei property.
Johnson Fle1 Unllty.
Clarence F. Johnson, indicted for
petty larceny ia stealing a watch be
longing- to Charles F. Rabidoux at
Hawthorn, entered a plea of guilty in
the circuit court today and Jndge
Ramsey bxed his fine at f 2o.
Mrs. Alma Axelson
Mr. and Mrs. M. K Sweeney spent
the day in Clinton.
Tolly and Ben White left to attend
the stale fair today.
Mr. and Mrs F. C. Denkmann left
last night for St. Paul.
C B Marshall returned this morn
ing from a trip to Gleoburg.
S. W. McMastcr has returned after
a visit to his old home in Galena.
Mrs. Robert Winterbotton has gone
to St. Louis to visit with her daugh
Mrs. S S. .Kemble departed this
morning to visit with her daughter in
Miss Hattie Tremann has returned
after an extended visit with friends at
Buffalo. N. Y.
Miss Lily Appoll, of Galva, return
ed home today alter
Miss Signe Telleea.
L. A. Dorman and bride have re
turned from Colorado, where they
spent their honeymoon.
Aid. Mac Snyder, of the Second and
Fourtn wards is home with his wife
from their wedding tour.
Thomas Walker, who has been vis
iting with his daughter, Mrs. A. P.
Engle, returnod home to Galesburg
OilicerJohn Schmidt, who is en
joying his vacation, left la9t night for
St. Louis to attend the carnival of the
Miss Florence Charaberlin left this
morning for Chicago to resume ber
course of violin instruction under
Mies Myrta Firestone and Miss
Matta Evartp, of La Porto City, Iowa,
and Miss Kato Mcsenkop, of Priuce
tou, 111., are visiting at the home of
Prof. S. T. Bowlby.
The stage of water was 1.80 and 6
a. m. and 1.S5 at noon. The temper
alure at noon ws 73 The J. W. Van
Sant and Lydia Van Saul were down
and the Winona was in and out.
ttm Obituary Kecvrd.
Fritz Krombeck. father of Mrs. J.
W. Dressen, of this city, died Satur
day at Mercy hospital, Dvenport He
was a native of Schleswig, Germany,
and 7- years of age.
Bloodstout -wiilcli is really green
chalcedony spotted with Jasper, is ac
counted for by the following legend:
At the crucifixion n piece of chalcedony
lay nt the foot of the cross, and on It
dropped the Saviour's blood, from which
time the stone Is said to have
red spcts. which are supposed to
and to deepen in color-when
1 .lontvnr lu II f ! r It Its fllcrt 11 111 tf fPTl V
the spirits and to Inspire to great
deeds, to check excessive bleeding and
: last, but not least, to render its wearer
invisible at wilL
I Subscribe for Tn Aaaci.
Big B.g New Store, Eock
to Second. Entrances on both avenues.
Sale of Wrappers.
We have jast put on sale several
thousand wrappers at less than usual
Percale wrappers with waist
band tr. mined and deep
Half dczen lines of percale and
lleeced wrappers, very well
made, compare them with ihe
Uiualfl.25 kind 95c
Ten styles of handsome percalo
and lleecel wrappers, new
ideas, dtinty make and trim
ming for -$1.25
Plenty cf other styles to chooso from
at epecial;y low pi ices.
school Shoes $1.
Misses' all solid leather scnool
ehoes, all this wetk (six days-)
per pair $t.00
Salts, Jackets, SZlrts.
Fine Norfolk suits of Cheviot,
jackets, satin lined, skirts
with deep lUre. $15 values $tl.50
Walking suits of English checks,
very stylish, Norfo k make,
skirts have now hip stitchin,
look like $18 suits, for just. 12.00
27-inch Jackets cf line Ker6ey,
lined throughout with silk,
Skirts Fine Cheviot skirts
Mohair black skirts
Taffeta silk tkirtsat
Walking skirts in great variety
np from...... 2.87
56-inch navy and black Zibc
line skirting 21 onnccs to
yard spendid weight very
new, regular price $1 90. in
troductory price, yard $1.35
Silk Stripe Albatross, dainty
light colors, very special.
Ten to One
A STEIN BLOCH suit from a fine made-to-order
suit in a crowd, without ask
ing or seeing the label. That's the beauty
of correctly tailored ready-to-wear clothing.
Every garment looks as though it was made
for its wearer, and you save time, annoyance
Worth considering, isn't it?
Nearly all the well dressed men In
town know about these clothes. If you
don't, just drop in our store any time and
we will show them to you. You'll never
buy any other make after once seeing and
"trying on" STEIN-BLOCH CLOTHES.
, Suits - - $15 to $25
Overcoats - $15 to $25
SOMMERS & LAVELLE,
1804 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
207 West Second
The finest display of FALL MILLINERY of every descrip
tion is at this store. We give our time and attention en
tirely to Millinery, therefore wo cin guarantee every lady
a becoming bat at the lowest prices possible. Call and
inspect our goodi and prices, and you will be convinced
that we are correct in oar statements.
irner Twentieth street and Fourth
hrls. Mueller & Sons.
Twenty-Fourth St and Ttlrd Ave.
Are now prepared to furnish the Best Grades of Hard and Soft
CobI that money will boy, and at prices that are all right.
When in need of anything in the line of coal or lumber, kindly
give us a call.
David J. Buekley,
- ' MANAGER.
Third avenue through
Cheney Bros'. Crepe de Chines.
1.85 Qtaltty (or 67c
This week we place on sale one of
the most advantageous purchases of
high class merchandise it has ever
been our good fortune to procure.
25 piecea ot Cbeney Bros'. Crepe de
Chines, that-quality unequalled by
other makers black, wcite and
cream only the white and cream
have slight imperfections in the
weave, the blac-Ka are petfect in
every way. -
While they last these $1.25
Crepe de Chines will b9 a yard 67 C
Among the other new goods fcr
evening and reception wear are
William F. Heed's Lansdowna.
Silk embroiderud spot Crepe d
Chine9, in all colors, yard QSC
Dress Percales 4 3.4c Yard.
2.(00 yatds new 28-Inch dress
Percale, usually 7o, this week
we put them out at, per yard 4q
Boston, extra heavy bleached
Pillow Casing, 42 inches wide 8lc
Autumn Dress Goods.
New weaves, approved by fashion,
shown for the first time here.
54-inch unfinished Worsted, 52 inch
Camel's Hair. Nun's Veiling, Etara
ines. Grenadines, Crepes, Basket
75c, SI, $1.25.
All ppeeially priced, shown in the
new aiituiun ehades and black.
Specials In Hosiery.
Boys heavy ribJwd hose, usually
iSi, some bligutly imperfect,
Womon'd lace stripe tan hose,
25 c values, Tuesday we close
them out at IQq
You Can't Tell
Avenno. Rock Island, 111. Telephone 1237