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TH25 AHUUS. FillOA. OCTO.RJER f 1901.
Is a song that made a hit with the pub
lic. That same public would hardly think
her wise if it knew that she was still wait
ing and not taking advantage of the ex
cepttonal offerings in groceries that are
found, not now and then, but every day in
the year at SHIELDS' CASH GROCERY.
Those Who Are Still
will ask those who do buy at the stora
they will learn of many past events that
have been money savers. There are others
to follow. Get in with the many and trade
where dollars do a double duty in purchas
CASH GROCE R Y.
2532 Fifth Avtnae
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 of the
best dressed men in the
three cities are wearing
suits and overcoats made
by tese firms. These
li. es of fine clothing are
made upon honor; not
how cheap, but how
CLAIMS PART OF SITE
Daughter of Joseph Frigon Here
to Contest Title to Indus
trial Home Lot.
HAS ENGAGED AN ATTOBNEY
Says Property Was Sold While
Children Were Minors With
out Court's Sanction.
If the county records bear out the
story of Mrs. Paul LWallee, of Chip
pewa Falls, Wis., who is now in the
citj, the Industrial Home association
will shortly find itself made defend
ant in proceedings involving the title
to a portion of the site of the associa
tion's building on Third avenue and
Mrs. LaValleeis the daughter of the
lato Joseph Frigon, who owned a part
of the lot upon which the building is
located something over SO year ago.
Mr. Frigon died in lUG'J . levin; a
widow and a family of three small
daughters. Mrs Frigon disposed of
the borne to John Flnnigan and re
moved with her family to Wisconsin,
where she later passed away.
Only Surviving Heir
One of the daughters died 17 years
ago and another more recently, leav
ing Mrs. La Valiee the only surviving
heir. The latter claims that tbn prop
erty in question was disp jsed cf while
the heirs were minors without the
sanction of the court. In other words
there was no legal closing of the af
fairs of her fatber and that therefore
the title to the ground remains test
ed in bcr a the only beir She hs
retained Hon. William McEoiry o
look up her case and will remain
in the city till the records are none
Tltlo Thoaght Perfect.
The Industrial Home association
purchased the entire site from Mrs.
Katharine I 1, who bought it from
John Flannigan. Three abstracts
have been prepared at different times
upon the property in question and the
title was th ught to be perfect Tbo
association has a warranty deed from
CITY OF MOLINE WINS
MOLANDER DAMAGE CASE.
Tne circuit court jury in the suit
of F. W. Molander against the city of
Moline took the case yesterday after
noou atd this morning reported a
verdict declaring the defendant not
guilty. The puitwa9 one for f 2,000
for damages claimed to have resulted
in a fall by the plaintiff on a defective
idewalk. and the verdict is a victory
for the city.
A Nr Lutheran Church.
The Ot-ruian Lutherans of Diven
poit will begin the erection of anew
church 89 soon as they are able to grt
the material on the ground and the
neccifary excavating for tbo founda
tion done A lot f r the purpose was
transferred by Frame A Smith to Rev.
A. D Greif. the pastor of the German
Kanglicao Lutheran Trinity church,
yesterday It is located in Kat Dav
enport, at 628 Belle "venue. The
consideration was $l.7U0 The loca
tion of the congregation's church at
the present time is at 611 Myr'Jo
street and is in good condition, bat it
has been considerable of an incon
venience for the large membership in
East Davenport to attend and it is
largely on that account that it has
been decided tj have a building in
East Davenport. The lot on which
the new edilice will go up is 97 by 100
COLORED MAN HURT
BY A STONE CRUSHER
Htrrv Saunders, a colored man ,f
this city, met with a painful accident
at Rock Island arsenal this morning.
He is employed on the stone crusher,
and in reaching after a falling bar his
left hand became caught in the ma
chinery and was badly squeezed. No
bones were broken, but the flesh was
lacerated in a manner that will lay
the unfortunate man up for several
weeks. Dr. J. F.. Myers attended
STILES BROTHERS TO
REMAIN IN PRINCETON.
rerley Stiles was In the city today
to get the guns and other eilects of
the brothers that were brought ' here
whiie they were in priton awaiting
the action of the grand jury in the
Wendt murder case. He says there
was a big demonstration in Princeton
last Monday evening wbeu the
otileses returned home. A party with
shotguns and anvils met the train and
let tne people over iu Cordova know
ibey were alive. Tne tiaiiimen
thought the snots were tired at the
train and tnere was a iinli iamc on
board. Tne brothers say they will
remain in Princeton.
JDEAQ COMES TO LIFE
Rock Island Man Claims to Have
Met Patrick Cullinan
PLAY SEMI-FINALS IN
WOMEN'S GOLF CONTEST.
in tne senii-naais lor tne women's
handicap cup yesterday Mrs. Babnsen
beat Mrs. Donahue 7 up 6 to p ay.
The matcn between M-s Lardncr
and Miss Kuhnen was very closely
contested and was won by Miss Kuhn
en only on the 18h hole by 2 up.
The tirst round Miss Kuhnen uiade
a medal score of 63 and Mrs Lardncr
77, and on the secjnd round Miss
Kuhnen made 63 again t) Mrs. Lard
Mrs Lirdacr bad a handicap of
5 and Miss Kahu :n 0.
A Noted Hindoo Religionist.
Vircliand K. Gnutihi. a delegate from
the Jain sect of India to the parliament
of religious in Chicago at the time of
the World's fair In that city, died re
cently at Mahatwar, near Bombay, In
dia, from hemorrhage of the lungs.
Mr. Gandhi raid a second visit to Amer
ica in 1893 and divided his time be
tween the oast and the west in teach
ing philosophy and lecturing. Most of
the last four months had been spent by
him in studying law in. Loudou.
YOU ItWOW US.
Work on fn lork'i Sobmr,
One-fourth of the work on the rapid
transit tuuuel in New York city lias
been completed at a cost of SS.oOO.OUO.
Two hundred blocks have leen oiencd,
and tbo tunnel is practically complete
in thirty-live blocks. Tbo tuuuel has
beeu driven through seventeen blocks
of solid rock. At present S.000 meu arc
at work. August Bclmout. Johu It.
McDuunld. i lie contractor; K. D. Bry
an, his general manager, and William
liarclay Parsons, bis chief engineer,
will go to London and Paris soon to In
spect the underground roads In those
Notice is hereby given that the
partnership of Hull & II men way has
been dissolved. Mr. Unll will 'con
tinue the business, assuming the
iirm's obl'gations and collecting all
accounts due them.
Rock Island. Ojt. 2. 1901.
S S. Hull.
F. C. Hkmenwav.
Mothers everywhere praise One
Minute Cough Cure for the sufferings
it has relieved and ,the lives of their
littlco-.es it has sived. Strikes at
the root of the trouble and draws out
the Inflammation. The children's
favorite cousrh enre. B. 1L Bieber
and Ilartz 4 Ullemeyer.
James Connor left last night for
St. Joseph, Mo.
The Misses Lucy atd Henrietta
Kinuer returned this marniu'g from
their eastern trip.
Mrs. Blakely of Cambridge, re
turned homo today after a visit with
Mrs. Joseph Frrtr.
Mrs Fr&r. k McCartney, cf O ion,
returned houin tnis iuormog after
having visited with relatives in the
Mioses Suzanne and Viola Gordon
retu'ned this morning from Colorado
whero they ha-e been tpending sev
eral weeks vieiling witn their father.
Mrs. C- Nicholas returned from 'a
vis. t in DdS Miuo to;l3Y. accompa
nied bv liar bister. Mrs. J 11 Potts,
who will rem air a vw days ia the
FIRST KILLING rROST:
DAMAGE TO POTATOES.
Reports from the country indicate
that the frost of last night was gen
eral and a k.llii g one The on'
crop aftdcfed is ti.e potato crop, tb
tops of which bave been killed Thii
will leave late potatoes immature and
small in sie. though be ter than had
been expected earlier ia the season.
W. J. Quinlin. the local agent of
the Rad Star Yeast company was the
host at an informal German lunch
given to the grocers of tne city at
retail merchants hall in the Mitchell
& Lynde building last evening. About
30 gentlemen Were present and en
joyed the lunch that wai served for
titiir delectation. Afterward cigars
were pissed and the guests talked
shop" till well Into the night.
Lom Watcb and Money.
D.'A- McLennan, who boards on
Twenty-lirst street and Fourth ave
nue, reported this morning that some
ono had entered his room during the
night and taken an open face watcb
and a pocketbook containing a small
sum of money. Suspicion fastens
upon a couple of strangers who were
at the house last night.
Prof. Cox Hera
Prof II J Cor, the man who makes
weather at the Chicago cflice of the
weather bureau, spent a great prt of
yesterday at the Dtveuport weather
iflice. He is the oliieial chief of this
district, wh'ch covers 11 stales, run
ning west to Montana and east to
Ohio. His assistant Is F J Wal.
tbe former local weather obseiver
This is one of
tours that Prof,
nma time !
DEATH ANNOUNCED LAST SPRING
Supposed to Have Passed Away
At Hospital After Short
Patrick Doolittle or Callinan a
Rock Island character, whose obitu
ary was published by the local press
some months ago, still lives, accord
ing to Gua Miller. Sr , who claims to
bare bad a chat. with him this week
in Peoria. Mr. Miller is positive it is
Pat be met, for they have known
one another for a great many years,
Cullinan having worked at Harper's
theatre while Mr Miller was manager
of the stage there.
So assuming that this information
is correct, the identity ef the man
who passed away last spring at St.
Anthony ,s hospital under the name
of Pat Cullinan remains a mystery.
He had been ill but two days. At
tirst it was difficult to get him to tell
aoytbing concerning himself, but
when he was tc Id tbat the end was
near he said he was Pat Cullinan, fa
miliarly known as Pat Doolittle. As
Cullinan had been missing for some
days from bis accustomed haunts
those who knew him took the an
nouncement of his death as correct.
Hare for Twenty-live Years.
Cullinan had made Rock Island his
home off and on for upwards of a
quarter of a century, woking as por
ter and backman at tbe Harper house
most of the time. He bad a habit of
ropping out of sight periodically,
never telling anyone where he we.it,
and rt-turnirg ns rr y steriously as be
disappeared Once fce was away from
the city for thre- years. Just how he
came by the name of Doolittle is
known to few. It was of his own
choosiDg. While employed as night
waicAman at the Harper years ago it
was part of his duty to fee that the
lights ere out in --help hall" at a
ctrtain hour. One of the woman em
ployes who had been made acquainted
with the ruh-s by Cullinan did not
take kindlv to receiving instructions
f in him an- inquired what his name
might b. Mv name, laiy." said
he is Doolittle" Patrick Doolittle."
F'0'n that dy he has been known as
Dt little. Bat does Pat Cullinan.
otherwise Doolittle. still live, i- tbe
HUGE BOWLDER TO BE
A huge bowlder has been placed in
the cemetery at Gilva as a monument
over the grave of J E Breckinridge,
for ma-y years road master for the
R' ck Inland & Peoria railroad It is
thrte fett hih and weighs 3 000
pounds. The bowlder formerly stood
near the Rock Island & Peoria right of
way between GaIva and Bishop Hi 1.
For years Mr Breckinridge saw it as
be passed up and down tbe line and
he bad a strong attachment for tbe
great rock standing out on the hill
side, huge and alote lie became
possessed of the desire to bave the
rock as a monument and atked Sec
tion Foreman Murphy to see that it
was put above his grave.
Mr. Vaoode to Take a Bride.
George Canodc. theTwentieth street
druggist, is to be married nt noon to
morrow to Miss Blanch XelT, of Bush-
ncll. 111., the ceremony
formed at the home of
brother in Chicago.
to bo per
Fall and Winter Style S3 tirade.
Read cur ad. elsewhere, and profit
by it, as we are showing the most ex
tensive line iu the tri-cities, and tbe
bast styles by far
See tnoto enamels and patent kid,
rope stitch boots for $o a pair. Swell
lasts and great fitters.
" "ol " "v.. . . j n00 mm aim iouiiu it
he lirat inspection r or 30 cucs iong.
. Cox lias mado fo ' to u,y it, but w
May (io On to Atlantic.
Commodore Charles McHugh
come home to spend a few days
fore res. mine his trip witn
lmnch. the Mar Mc. which is
mocred at Peoria, from whic point
she will cruUe to Chicago and thence
to Milwaukee via Lake Michigan- Tbe
intrepid commod re has intimated
tbat he may proceed over the lk-s
and touch the Atlantic before con
c!udirg his present trip.
The stage of water at tho Ruck Is
land bridge was stationary at 2 feet
at 6 a. m.
The B. Here hey brought down 16
strings of logs.
Eight strings of lumber passed
dowu in tow of the Gardr er.
The Winona was in and out.
Roast pig stuffed with oysters will
be served for lunch at Bijou's place,
Fifteenth street and Fourth avenue,
A Kialt and Lizard Story.
One afternoon I thought I would go
down the river and troll. I had on my.
hook a live minnow and iu a little
while had a strike, and I booked my
first fish, which seemed to In? quito a
largo oue. I reeled him where I could
nee him and found it was n. large pike
I pulled bim up
hen I lifted bim
from the water be was as light ns :i
Svatbcr. I measured him and found he
was just SO inches lor. and should
bave weighed eight or uiup pounds,
while he only weighed two. He was
just skin and bones. I killed bim, took
my knife and cut bim open and found
a live lizard, five inches long, in his
stomach. The reptile was ns black as
conl and very lively, living 24 hours
after I took him from his prison.
Field and Stream.
Without a Rlag.
A wedding without a ring seems In
congruous, but in Cadiz. Spain, no ring
Is used. After tbe ceremony the bride
groom moves the flower in bis bride's
hair from left to right, for iu various
pirts of Spain to wear a rose above
ycur right ear is to proclaim yourself a
wife. Thus the rose takes the place of
A boy is like a fountain pen. Xou
cau't tell from what he costs whether
he will make his mark cr not. Detroit
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SOBERS & LAVLLLi.
1S04 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
207 West Second Street, Davenport.
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 we can guarantee every lady
a becoming hat at tli9 lowest prices possible. Call and
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Corner Twentieth street and Fourth Avenue Rock Island. IU. Telephone 123?
Chris. Mueller g Sons.
Twenty.Foartb St. and Tttrd Ave,
Are now prepared to furnish the Best Grades of Hrd and Soft
Coal that money will buy, and at prices that are all right.
When in need of anything in tbe line of coal or lumber, kindly
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