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We have just received one of the finest and
largest stocks of Diners in the three-cities.
It will pay you to see them.
A Solid Oak, Brace Arm, Cane
Seat Diner, Same as
A Solid, Very Fine, Box Fram
Diner with French Legs
Same as.Cut at
Our Rockers are of the Same Quality and Jus!
THE OLD RELIABLE FURNITURE DEALERS
Corner Sixteenth St. and Second Ave.
You Know Us
Best Made Clothing and Good
Tliere is no place like
the Big Blue Front.
Our assortment is
larger than ever. Our
suit department is full
of the most stylish ef
fects. Your tailor may
fit you as well, hut no
"better. Ask to see what
we show in L. Adler
Bros. & Co. and Alfred
Benjamin & Co.'s makes
None "better made.
Suits and Overcoats of These makes
US.OO to 327.50.
Not How Cheap But How Good.
PEOPLE MUST ACT
If They Expect to Make Sure of
Illinois C. A. R. Encamp
ment in the Spring.
ADMINISTRAT IYE COUNCIL TO MEET
Necessary Funds Will Have to
Rained Within a Pew Months
The encampment committee ap
pointed by John 1 hi ford post No. 243,
tl. A. H.. to work and act with similar
committees from the Kock Island
Club, .the Retail Merchants associa
tion. Son. of Veterans and the Wom
an's Relief corps to make all arrange
ments for the next meeting- of the
Illinois department encampment
which meets here next May. has held
several preliminary meetings, requesting-
the various organizations
to appoint their committees, which,
with those from John Iluford post,
will constitute the executive com
mittee which will control and have
;encrnl charge of the encampment.
appoint the chairman of all sub
committees, who will select his own
associates on all sub-committees.
The committees from the various
organizations have not vet been ai-
pointcd, but should be at'the earliest
Jay possible, so as to give them time
to meet and organize by the election
of chairman, secretary and treasurer.
appoint the chairman for all sul-
eommittees, abot eighteen in num
ber, and then get down to work.
rhere is none too much time for the
work that must be accomplished be
fore the encampment can be secured.
While it is true the last department
encampment at Peoria voted to hold
the next one at Kock Island, it is bv
no means assured ami will not be un
til this city through the various or
ganizations can assure the council of
administration which meets here in
February that all the requirements
of the council are complied with.
principally in raising the money to
entertain the visiting comrades and
distinguished guests and nil neces
sary expanses required to carry out
properly the program.
AVI 11 Not Ciu on Promina.
Said ex-Mnyor McConochie, of the
Ituford post executive committee:
"The council will not accept a prom
ise to raise the money whin the time
comes, but the money must W raised
and in the bank when the council of
administration meets here in Fel
ruarv or the encampment is off.
Financially none of the old soldiers
will be benefitted bv the encami)-
ment. Most of them are poor, but
ill willing to contribute their mite
and give their time willingly and will
work hard to mnki' the encampment
success and a credit to the city.
And if the encampment is a success
and reflects credit upon the city as
hospitable and royal entertainer
the business men must take hold and
"We have a vast undertaking be
fore us which those unfamiliar with
encampment work know nothing
about. In the first place we must
raise $3,000. This money is needed
to pay the ordinary expenses print-
ng, hiring halls and vacant stores
for places of meeting and places to
register for bureaus of informatiou.
horses to ride for the officials in the
parade, carriages for honored guests.
and aged comrades, excursions on
he river and street cars, hotel bills
f officials and invited distinguished
guests, and speakers, printing pro
grams, souvenir badges and a thous
and different other things, saying
nothing about decorating, which is
he most expensive of any one item.
Tim to Art.
"We think the time has now come
o make a move if we are going to
hold the encampment. We ask the
press and all public spirited citizens
o cooperate. When the executive
ommittee is organizrd and ready
or work there will be a press com
mittee which will help the press to
formulate articles to advance the
cause, boom the city and surround-
ngs to secure a large attendance. I
gain ask the cooperation of all to
make our prospective encampment a
success, me committee irom ooun
Ruford post or any other committees
ppointed are requested to meet at
he Harper house next Wednesday
LET US TRY ONCE MORE WILL COME EARLY
Yet Chance lor Hock Island to Get
Name on a "Warship.
Bishop Von Scheele and Wife to
Reach Rock Island at 5
a. m. Tomorrow.
Secretary Long in his annual re
port, which was mailt public yester
day, asks for 22 additional warships
for the navy. It will be rememlered
that the Kock Island Club addressed
a memorial to the navy department
asking that one of the new warships
tie named "'Hock Island" in honor of
the local arsenal and this is without
doubt still on file at Washington. In
view of the secretary's recommenda
tion it is in order to renew the action
it favor of the above name.
REPRESENT KUTG 0S0AE.0F SWEDEN
Will be Guests or Dr. Limlbere
Program for Tomorrow
Miss .fnne Lord spent the day
Miss Fannie Cleland "returned last
evening from a visit at Champaign.
.Mrs. l. Wilson ami Airs. William
Haupt spent the day in Coal Valley.
Mrs. James Hampsen and son. Le-
roy Hampsen, are uacK Trom a visit
The Misses Laura and Eva Larson
arrived this morning from Cambridge
to visit at the home of John tinint.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Richards and
little daughter left last night to
spend a couple of months on the" Pa
Mr. and Mrs. (I. W. Aekerman and
son, Harold, of l loquet, .Minn., are
visiting her brother, John V. Crowley,
on Fourteenth street.
II. M. Ilendren, who spent his boy
hood davs in Kock Island, but who
now resides in Kentucky, is calling
on oH friends about the city.
Messrs. K. A. and Harry St. John.
who are in the city working up ma
teri'il for the publication, "Kepresen
tative Men of Illinois," left for their
home in Chicago at noon. They will
James Knowlton, who has been
Rishop Knut-IIenning Gezelius Von
Scheele, commander of the Great
Cross of the Royal Order of the
North Star, bishop of the diocese of
Gotland, memlier f the Swedish par
liament and plenipotentiary of the
king of Sweden, who is touring Amer
ica, will arrive, with Mrs. Von
Scheele, over the Rock Island road
tom-irrow morning. They will come
direct from Kansas City and will
reach the city at 5 a. in. They will
le met and welcomed at the depot
by representatives of the faculty of
Augustaiia college and escorted to
the tesidence of Dr. C. K. Lindberg
on Seventh avenue, where thev will
be entertained during the week of
their stav in the city.
At 10: 20 a. in. tomorrow the bishop
will deliver a lecture in Swedish at
the Swedish Lutheran church in Mo
line and at 7:.'i0 p. in. will address the
students of Augustaiia college at the
college chapel, also in Swedish. Mon
day afternoon at 2 o'clock he will de
liver the first of three lectures be
fore the theological seminary of the
college and in the evening at 7:45 he
and his wife will be accorded a re
ception at the college. Wednesday
evening they are to be tendered n re
ception at the Kock Island Club.
Iteiirfwii t the Klnsr
The bishop has come to America as
the representative of his sovereign
to visit the churches and seats of
learning oi ins fellow countrymen m
this country and, in addition to this
important duty, he brought with him
spending several weeks with friends (he personal" congratulations of King
and relatives in the city, left this
morninr for Washington to visit with
relatives there before returning to
his duties us assayer in the gold
mines t.f Arizona.
Oscar to Theodore Roosevelt upon
his accession to the office of presi
dent of the United States, lie was
present at the recent bi-centennial
celebration at Yale and was there
Miss Frances Torrance hns gone to invested with the title of LL. D. of
Nashville, Tenn.. where she has ac- whk-h he is said to be very proud
cepted the position of superintend
ent of the musical department of the THEATRE SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE
S I XI I . XflMMH I r I 111" I'l I II it. i ur i -
sit ion is one of considerable respon
TEARS AT THE TRAIN
Collins Taken to the Penitentiary-
MOELLER BROTHERS WIN
CASE IN COUNTY COURT
Moeller Brothers were awarded
judgement for $11.93 in the case tried
in the county court yesterday in
which' they were the defendants and
Kastman &. Co. the plaintiffs.. The
erdict, which was reached late last
ight and brought in this morning,
ives the defense practically all they
sought. M. K. Sweeney prosecuted
nd Ludolph & Reynolds defended.
AU Are Familiar ,
with the deep, hoarse bark, grimly
ailed "a grave-yard cough.' It is
he cry of the tortured lungs for
mercy. Give tnem mercy in xne loriu
Allen'a Lung Balsam, a reraetiy
or pulmonary trouble, so highly es
eemed that it is recommended even
n the earlier stages of consumption.
In the later stages mortal skill is un
failing. Nobody can afford to ne
glect a cold.
Years of suffering relieved In a
ight. Itching piles yield at once to
the curative properties of Doan s
Ointment. Jwever fails. At any drug
Store, 50 cents.
Deputy Sheriff T. U. Cralle left this
morning for Pontine with John
Thomas Collins, the youth who plead
ed guilty to two counts of forgery
and was sentenced to the reform
school. Collins forged an indorse
ment to a check drawn by Sweeney
& Walker and cashed it. He shed a
few tears at the depot this morning.
The case of Dr. Middleton. of Da v- BALL TO LECTURE HERE DEC. 12
enport. against Theodore Free for
BEING PROMPTLY PAID
George II. Johnston promoter of
the Illinois theatre returns to his
home in St. Louis tonight to remain
fiver Sunday. On his return it is ex
pect ed a meeting of the general thea
ter committee will be callerl, when
ihe list of subscribers will be pre
sented and n report made of de
Imqiimcies, etc. 1 lie commute is
morally respons-.nie to ussisi .Mr
lohnston to the fullest extent poss
ble ir. making the collections, and i
is therefore natural lhat he should
sub-nit from time to time a report of
the progress of the canvass among
lire as :a rule
Happily the pledges
lieing promptly, re
the collection of a bill for profes
sional services, which was tried yes
terday in the circuit court, went to
the jury late in the afternoon and
this morning a verdict was brought
in awarding the plaintiff $1.'0.
A decree of divorce was granted
Datr Set fur the Appearance of the Kne-
The date of the appearance of Sir
Robert Ball, the eminent English as
tronomer and man of letters who has
been engaged by the Tri-City Press
club for an illustrated lecture at the
Jerome Williams on the ground that Burtis opera house, has leen dehnite-
his wife, Cora M. Williams, had de- ly fixed at Dec. 12. A change has
sorted. been made in the subject originally
Judge Gest this morning granted announced. He will talk on "Time
n not it inn for nn ininnetiou bv K. H. and Tide' instead of "Other Worlds
Guver against the Crescent Tele
phone company preventing the lat
ter from building its lines through
the streets of East Moline. The ac
tion was taken on the ground that
the right of the property owners to
controlrthe use of the' streets was re
served when the place was platted.
Pleasant IMdfct School.
Following is the report of Pleasant
Ridge school. Howling, for the month
of October: Roll of honor, Lester
McCulloch, Ren Curtis. Carl Cramp
ton, Roy Wangelin, Arthur Walker,
Mabel McBurney, Frances 'luttle.
BISHOP TO COME NEXT "WEEK Walter Forgy, Francis Walker, Les
ter Walker, Gladys MclJurney. ait-
Dr. Taylor to I'ay First OfHclal Visit to
At the meeting of the vestry of
Trinity Episcopal church last even
ing Dr. Sweet announced that a
friend had offered to donate a com
plete electric lighting-.' equipment for
the church and that the plan on
which the lights were to be distrib
uted had been agreed upon after a
consultation with the Rock Island
Electrical Construction company.
The company's bid for performing
the work was accepted, and the
church will within the next week be
enjoying the new scheme of illumin
ation. This will be in operation, it
is hoped, when Bishop Frederick W.
Taylor, D. D., of the diocese of Qum-
cy, arrives lor nlt tirst oiticiai visn
n week from today. Some were un
der the impression the bishop was to
be here today. This is a mistake
sent a half day, Ralph McConnclI,
Clarence McAffee; absent one day,
Blanche Wangelin. Miss Flora Re
pine is teacher of the school.
There Are Some Simple Remedies
indispensible in any family. -Among
these, the experience of years as
sures us, should be recorded Painkil
ler. For both internal and external
applications we have found it of
great value; especially can we re
commend it for colds, rheumatism or
fresh wounds and bruises. Christian
Era. Avoid substitutes, there is but
one Painkiller, Perry Davis'. Trice
25c and 50c.
"I have long suffered from indiges
tion," writes G. A. LeDeis, Cedar City,
Mo. "Like others I tried many
preparations, but never found any-
L! 11.1 J!.l 1 T .v1.
He willarrive next Saturday, about wn u,u f u"1"
... ... . -. i.. i I Kodol Dyspepsia Cure. One bottle
lie win arrive next ruiuiu.ij, i - - - . .
noon and will remain mrauffn
cured me. A friend who had suffered
........ .. . ..... .imiiarly I rut on the use of Kodol
Monday, holding receptions at 1ne J .
a . , a q Dyspepsia Cure, lie is gaming fast
rectory Saturday evening at 7:13, 3 J , 4 ,f
to 5 -Monday afternoon and 8 to 10
and will soon be able to work. Be
fore fie used Kodol Dyspepsia Cure
indigestion had made him a total
wreck." B. H. Bieber and Ilartz &
That Throbbing; Headache
Would quickly leave you. if you
used Dr. King's New Life Pills. I Mothers everywhere praise One
Thousands of sufferers have proved Minute Cough Cure for the sufferings
their matchless merit for sick and I n na3 relieved and the lives of their
nervous headaches. They make pure little ones it has saved. Strikes at
blood and build up your health. Only the root of the trouble and draws out
25 cents. Money back if not cured, the inflammation. The children's
Sold by Hartz & Ullemeyer, drug" I favorite cough cure.. B. H. Bieber
gists. and Uartz & Ullemejer.
It's Economy in the End
TO BUY i
where quality is of as much, importance
ice. (jivinor von advantacre ot almost un-
h assortment, giving you the best that
money can buy, your interests are best pro
Toilet Tables. Etc.
We make a hhr show
in of Ladies1 Desks,
Toilet Tables, Music ami
Parlor Cabinets., Pedes
tals, Taborettes, Parlor
and Library Tables.
Rememlxr that tlie liest
there is, is here.
Parlor Chairs. Etc.
Fancy Rockers, Parlor
Chairs, Den Chairs,
Large Comfort Chairs,
in Golden Oak, Flemish
and Weathered Oak,
Mahogany, etc. The latest
ideas of the most able
designers on our floors.
The best, t he most economical, the most satis
factory line of Steel Cook Stoves, Steel Ranges,
Cast Iron Cooks, Ranges and. Heaters of all kinds
are sold here. Our guarantee and the factory's
guarantee makes your buying here ABSOLUTELY
Davenport Furniture CarpetCo.
123-125 West Third Street.
The Home of New Ideas and Honest Values
Is an extremely fashionable gar
ment this season. But, don't
forget one thing: Unless this
coat is properly tailored it will
detract rather than add to your
personal appearance. The shoul
ders must be broad and well bal
anced ; the draoerv must hang
clean, smooth and full : the cutf
on the sleeve must lie of just the
..proper width ; the vertical pock
ets must le placed at just the
right jioint, if it shall be the
stylish Overcoat that its origina
tors designed it to be. There
fore, we reebmmend to you the
It is perfect in every important
minute detail. The fabrics in
which we have it are proper :
Oxford and brownish and black
rough Cheviots and Friezes, and
every coat bears the Stein-Bloch
La lie 1.
Hats to MatcH Gowns
This is the season when ladies are looking for special hats for special
occasions. We are prepared to match gowns of any shade. Special
order work is our forte, as we consider our workers the best to be
had in this vicinity.
R.eady Trimmed Hats
Our assortment of Trimmed Hats is undoubtedly the best in the three
ci ies. Ladies here always find the latest millinery fancies exempli
fied. The prices are so low that the most economical can here give
themselves the pleasure pf buying a hat which is modish, beautiful in
color aad artistic in workmanship. .
Brandenburg Millinery Store.
CORNEIi TWENTIETH. STKEET AND FOURTH AVENUE.
'V. And Stupidity
Cannot jeopardize your life
and property when your
houses are properly wired
and lighted by electricity.
We will wire your building
at reasonable prices, and
give you complete satisfac
tion. Thone 1538.
W. A. ROBB & CO.
19 Eighteenth Street: