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THE AEOTJS. TnUHSDAT, FEBKTTAKT" 27,: 1902.
Tlic people ot" Koek Island know avIio did it. .
They well remember what they had to pay for
trroceries before Shields began to sell groceries
for cash .They know, too, what they are getting
for their money now, that is the secret of
Shields' ever increasing business.
LOOK OVER THIS WEEK'S PRICES :
Flour, "Our Best, per sack C7c
8 pounds Rolled Oats I.. 25c
Uncolored Japan Tea, per pound 35c
2-lb. can Best Baking Powder.. 23c
Dr. Price's Baking Powder, per
pound . 29c
tichepp Cream Fruit Pudding, 3
packages .- 25c
Fancy New Citron, per pound.. 17c
10c Sack Salt 5c
Large Dried Apricots 12Vic
New Mince Meat. 2 packages... 15c
lck Island and Davenport Corn,
per dozen 5c
Yeast Foam, ier package 3c
8 bars Santa Clans Soap C5c
10c Wool Sip, 2 for 15c
10c Ivory Soap, 2 for 15c
Sapolio, 2 for 15c
Knameline, 2 for 15c
Hold Dust Washing Powder. .. ,17Jc
2 packages Washing Powder.... 5c
Toil.'t Sojip, L'5c kind 15c
Pure Borax, per 1-pound pack
Holland Herring, per keg 85c t
ONE OF THESE
3 Overcoats 3
Better than banking it for Sat
urday, March , 1, only. Your
choice of any winter overcoat or
ulster in the house for only
None reserved. Coats up to $25,
sizes mostly' 34, 35 and 36. If
interested come Saturday, none
after that date.
YOU KNOW US.
1 lb Salmon 10c
Canned Peas, per dozen 85c
3-pound can Beets 10c
Ralston Pancake Flour, 3 pack
New Shredded Cocoanut, per
Pint bottle Catsup, 3 for 25c
20 pounds Best Cranulated
15-pound pail Jelly, per pail..... 37c
Salt Herring, per dxzen 20c
Smoking tobacco, per pound.... 20c
Chewing tobacco, per pound.... 25c
Star Tobacco, per pound 45c
Horse Shoe Tobacco, per pound 45c
We.tniore's Best Tobacco, pound 45c
New Buckwheat, 10-pound sack. 30c
New Dri;d Peaches, 3 pounds.. 25c
Iiicona. 2 packages 15c
Corn Starch, cr package 5c
Green Gages, ier can 8c, 2 for.. 15c
Kgg Plums,1 per can 8c, 2 for.... 15c
Peaches, per can 10c
Pears, per can 10c
Baked Beans in Tomato Sauce,
per can 5c
25 32 Fifth Avenue
First Round in the County Strug
gle Among Republican
THREE ' WAED
Delegates Said to be Solid for Mc
Cale for Senator-Incitement
The first bout in the battle for the
control of the Rock Island delega
lions to the county republican con
vention occurre:! last night, when
meetings for the nomination of dele
gate tickets to be voted upon tomor
row were held in the Second, Fifth
ami Sixth wards.
All those who participated in the
meetings are understood to have
reached their homes in safety, al
though it was feared it would be nee
essnry to e;ill the ambulance before
the evening's work had been finished
Some of the faithful lost their
heads entirely imm h the Sixth, and
but for timely interference if is be
lieved that the rules of the rinjr would
have been disregarded to the point of
hitting in the clinches. Bill Kd wards
and Pat Cury led the chorus and caim
to the rescue with Kitchenercsuuc
strategy when extinguishing of lights
mil ilecorat Mm of faces were threat
ened. Finally the storm, prccipitat
el by dislike on-the pnrt tf some of
the faithful with the complexion of
the delegation selected, calmed, and
the bunch disjersed in jK-ace.
Art- M-CIm llecitM.
Is. S." McCabc, the local senatorial
candidate, s understood to control
practically the whole f the three del
egations chosen last night. Where
llie others, from candidate for rep
resentative lin, jire to get o!T. re
mains for the convention to deter
mine. It would take a Philadelphia
lawyer a month of Sundavs to figure
it out. Naturally the delegates art
expected to lean toward the home
candidates, but from now on inter
esting trading may be looked for.
I lie Seventh. Fourth and First
wards are yet to hold their meetings.
!. V. Johnson, one of Mct'abe's ri
vals, is down from Moline making a
strong bid for the Seventh ward del
egation, but it is said he has not, so
far, met with the success he had
Who Thi-y Aw.
The delegates chosen hist night are:
Second ward V. T. Channon. I.oui.
V. Kckhart.'.lr.. II. X. Nelson, .1. bep-
stein, J uliiis Ilioorc, John Dahn. John
V. C'arse, Joseph , Charles. I. I.
White, Charles Oberg. Charles Hack
steadt. Albert W. Johnson. M. K.
Sweeney. M. R. McKinley, (ins I'tke,
1 1 1 la m I "en net t.
Fifth ward B. F. Knox, M. I. Mor
ris, Sam Dart. Frank Collins. John
Grogan, George McDonald. Charles
Selmcidcr. Dr. J. U. llollowbush. Jiihn
lliintoon. R. W. Olmsted. M. J. Mur
phy, b. M. Drack. J. Y. Ferris, War
ren II. Reck.
Sixth ward-W. II. IMwards. F. C.
Deiikmaim. K. Peterson, William Me-
Cono-hii', IIllerog, p. .1. Car v. P. F.
Bancroft. C. I,. Nichols. II. Lewis, Dr
S. R. Hall. William Keune.lv. Fred
Gall. L. II. Frink and Peter I.oge.
Bill Baker, who is down from tin
Chicngt stix-k yards to watch the in
terests of the state administration,
called the meeting to order in the Sec
ond. The officers were M. K. Sween
ey, chairman, and II. W. Dunkcr, sec
The forlorn- Fifth warders got to
gether in Knox's uudrrtaking ofTic
Aid. F. V. Bobbins officiated as chair
man and Russell West as secretary.
W. 11. IMwards was chairman and A.
J. Reiss secretary in the Sixth. On
motion of P. J. Cury the delegates
were instructed to vote foe McCabe
Call for City I'rlmnrlex.
The republican city township com
mittee lias tixet .March i' as t lie iate
for holding the primaries, ami the
evening of March 11 at Turner iiall
for the convention to nominate candi
dates for "assistant siiervisor, as
sess ir, collector and justice of the
pcaVe, the latter to fi.ll the vacancy
caused by the resignation of Justice
W. W. Clarke. Candidates for alder
men will be nominated at the ward
A tnhiilanr Call.
Mrs. Mattie Bra.ell. suffering with
blood poisoning, was removed to St.
Anthony's hospital in the ambulance
yesterday afternoon from her home.
4501 Fifih avenue.
Miss Helen Schmacht, who has been
to the hospital twice during the past
few weeks, and who was recently op-
rated upon, was taken to her home.
911 Ninth street.
Miss Silverman, who has been suf
fering with blood .poisoning which
followed an injury received in a fall.
was taken .to her home, 4'() lwcnty-
sc veil th street.
Taxes for the year 1001 are now
due. Parties having personal taxes
and no real estate will please make
immediate paj'inent. The statutes in
regard to payment of personal taxes
are exacting ami the law will be
strictly enforced if the personal
tax. is not paid wit him a reasonable
time. Oflice with S. S. Hull, room
15, Mitchell & Lynde building.
WILLIAM J. 55KIS,
COUNTY MAY EESIST
BEARING SMALLPOX EXPENSE
This morning the county board of
supervisors heard the reports of the
committees on roads and bridges,
fees and salaries and county infirm
ary. Upon the recommendation of
the latter the erection of a new drug
store and office at the county poor
farm costing Hot over $400 was au
thorized. The finance committee was
instructed to report this afternoon on
the financial condition of the county.
It was expected that the business of
the board for this meeting would be
finished this afternoon.
Yesterday afternoon John Ohlweil-
er, William McConochie and Charles
Mcltugh addressed the board in be
half of the fund for the entertain
ment of the old soldiers at the state
encampment next May, and the board
appropriated the sum of $-J50 for this
At the lit xt meeting it is expected
there will be a number of bills for the
care of smallpox cases and State's
Attorney Weld was asked to present
an opinion on the subject of the coun
ty's liability in the matter. He call
ed the attention of the supervisors
to the opinion on the subject that
has been given out by the attorney
general of the state an: declared that
nothing applying to individual eases
could be formulated. There is no
statute, he said, applying directly to
smallpox, and the merits of the case
will "decide where the liability rests.
In the main the state's attorney held
that the care of the cases which have
been and are under treatment will
have to be paid for by the city. There
is' no disposition on the part of the
board members to accept any unnec
essary expense and there will prob
ably be a test case made when the
bills come in.
MRS. HEITMANN, 50 YEARS A
RESIDENT HERE, IS DEAD
Mrs. Charlotte Heitmaiin. for near
ly half a century a resident of this
city, passed away at :i o'clock this
morning at llie home of her daughter.
Mrs. Charles Baiimaiiii, on Aiken
street in South Rock Island, sifter an
illness of eight days wilh the grip
Mrs. licit in. inn was the witlow of
the late John licit 111:11111, who died
about ten years ago. She was born
in Germany in is:i.' and was married
there, removing to this country with
her husband 4" years ago. They came
direct to this city and their residence
here was continuous from llwit time.
The surviving members of the fam
ily" ar". besides Mrs. Baiimann. two
sons, William anil uaries, noin 01
The funeral will occur at - o'clock
Sunday afternoon from the Baiimaiiii
The funeral of Mrs. Mary Berry will
occur iit 2::0 tomorrow afternoon
from the home, .of Kilwin Berry,
Kigl'.th aenue jt'nl Forty-fourth
The funeral of Mrs. George Better
took place yesterday afternoon from
the Memorial Christian church. Rev.
T. J. Shiiey conducting the services
The burial took place at the family
lot in the German Lutheran cemetery
Dr. J. W. Stewart is back from Ok
B. B. Huntley, of Port Byron, was
a city visitor today.
,Iohn Thompson left this morning
for Birmingham. Ala.
Warren II. Reck arrived home from
New York Citv last evening.
Mrs. Frank Lamphere has gone to
Marshalltow 11 to attend the wedding
f a nephew. From there she will go
Dcs Moines for a short visit. -
Circuit Clerk George W. Gamble
has returned front his trip through
the northern counties of the district
in the interests of his candidacy for
the position of clerk of the appellate
ourt at Ottawa.
M. J. Foreman, the Chicago alder
man, who is to address the Plow City
club of Moline at its bampiet this
veiling, spent last night in the city
ind was taken in tow by W. A. Ros-
nfield during the day.
Miss Klla Olson, daughter of Mrs.
ngritl Olson, of 510 Forty-sixth
street, was a fair bride claimed Tues-
lav evening by John Wahlke. of
ialesbiirg. The ceremony was per
formed by Rev. S. G. Voungert. ff
'sum Lutheran church, of which the
iriile is a member. Relatives and in-
imate friends only were guests at
the nuptial arranged with simple
though charming, fast
Herbert Poag and Miss Ida V.. Arndt
were married yesterday afternoon at
the home of the bride's uncle. Peter
Optembcrg. 2S17 Seventh avenue, Rev
v. W. Williams ierformmg the cere
mony. Both the young jieople are
residents of Newton. Iowa, the bride
having lived in this city up to a year
Joseph J. X. Tichcner ami Miss Li
en G. French, a Davenport couple.
were married by Judge Adams at the
ourt house yesterday afternoon.
('anil Shoe Sale.
Only a few days more to buy shoes
at such money saving prices.
Saturday, March 1st. the last day.
If you don't need them now it will
pay to buy and lay them away.
I . TIIK BOS ION.
Diphtheria relieved in 20 minutes.
Almost miraculous. Dr. Thomas
MEET IN HIS NAME
Second National Convention of
- United Christian Party to be
Held Here in May
CHAIRMAN BENXEET ISSUES CALL
Invites All Persons, Regardless of
Politics or Creed, to
William R. Bcukert, national chair
man of the united christian party,
which held its first national conven
tion in this city two years ago, hus
issued a call for the next meeting at
the Watch Tower here the 1st of next
May. In his call he says:
"Th the Press of Every Nation, and
to All Christian People, Greeting: The
God of heaven, in His all wise plan of
the ages, has foreordained that thcrt
should be an international gathering
of 144.000 of His true Israelites, chos
en and sealed by Him through His
angels and message of truth to fol
low the I.ainl) on Mount Zion in all
earthly government in this the clos
ing century of six thousand years,
ami to sing the new song of Moses
and the Lamb, which means deliver
ance from bondage through Christ's
Golden Rule of righteousness in all
earthly government. As we are all
one in Jesus Christ, excluding neither
Jew nor Gentile, male or female, the
Holy Spirit has directed in this the
fullness of time, in accordance with
God's Word, that this call should be
sent throughout the entire earth
wilh a broad imitation to all Chris
tian patriots who are willing to take
a stand for united action in His name
and apply His principles of peace and
righteousness in all earthly govern
ment through direct legislation of
the ieople, governed by the golden
rule. Come ami take part in the
oH'ii discussion, which will be led by
His Spirit of line and truth, and be
ready to suit action to the prayer
"Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done
in earth" regardless of creed, na
tionality, sect, color r previous par
ty affiliations. The Spirit . and the
bride say "come," and whosoever will
may come and take part in accord
with this purMise. to the honor and
glory of Christ and that a suffering
humanity may be benefited.
"The. press and all interested are
kindly requested to please, announce
this call and spread it through every
state and nation. And let us hear
from all who will come to or favor
the international gathering in l'.H).".."
The International ;at licrlnjr.
The international meeting at St.
Louis in I'.'ti:: is a suggestion that
Chairman Beukert hopes will be
adopted at the coining national eon
xtntioii in Rock Island. He looks for
1 much larger gathering here in May
than was the case when the party
effected its organization. Interest m
the principles has grown, wilh the re
sult that there are enthusiastic fol
lowers of the party in every state.
Mr. Benkert is stronger than ccr in
his belief that this 1. reality will even
tually fc the capita! of the United
CHANGE OF CLOTHING
AT MR. MISNER'S EXPENSE
Vinton O. Misner, a Henry county
man residing near Gcnesco. appeared
at the police station today and told
a story of woe. lie appears to have
been making the rounds in Davenport-
yesterday when he made the acquaint
ance of a man who represented him
self, to be an employe in the harness
department at K: Island arsenal.
Misner and his new friend became
very much attached to each other in
a short time.
Along toward exening a third party
apHared on the scene and panhandl
ed Misner for the price of a lied. The
latter was inclined to be cautious in
the distribution of his alms, hut hi
friend, the harnessniakcr, assured
him that the third party was "all
right," ami upon this represent a t ion
Misner took the outcast along with
him ami the two turned into the same
bed at the Walker house. Misner
Jiad a good suit of clothes and a re
spectable hat. while his companion
was hardly presentable in good so
When tin' Henry county man awkc
this morning he missed his compan
ion and upon investigation, he found
that the latter had made a mistake in
the dark and exchanged snit and
hats. Misner spent the day hunting
for his clothes ami the man in them.
Dr. Anitrrrn liupMt of Honor.
Graduates and former students of
Airgustana college living in Kockford
met Monday exening at the home of
Rev. N. I. Sjostrom. SL'll Sixth avenue.
and organized the Rockford Alumni
association of Aitgustana illege.
Officers elected were: President. J.
A. Alden; secretary ami treasurer.
Albin Lundvall. It was decided to
give a banquet at the Hotel Starke
last evening, at which Dr. Gustave
Andreen. president of the college, was
to be the guest of honor.
Urrnml to Wed.
Wilmer A. t'ulp
.... Muscat ine
. . . . Da veil port
. . . . Davenport
New ton, Iowa
Miss Lillian Arndt
Jesse R. Metzler
Miss Jennie Bailey ...
Joseph J. N. Tichcner
Miss Nellie E. French ..
HerlMTt E. Payne ....
Miss Ida E. Arndt
Charles Dunlap. .'.
line of steel ranges, steel cooks, and cast
iron cook stoves. They have many other
features, good features, possessed only by
the Buck line. We want you to see this line
I before you order a stove.
See our Spring Showing
Carpets, Draperies, Rugs, etc.
Davenport Furniture Carpet Co,
123--125 West Third Street.
Men's Suits, broken
.s:?.ro and St Trousers,
Que fourth off the price of any Boys' Kneo
All Overcoats, 25 per cent reduction.
S0MMERS 6c LAVELLE,
1801 Second avenue, Rock Island, 111.
207 West Second Street, Davenport, Iowa.
W. A. ROBB & CO.
119 Eighteenth Street.
Is the work of the Rock Island
Steam Laundry. By modern meth
ods and careful and skilled help
their Laundry work is the best that
is turned out in this vicinity. Their
service is ' prompt and patrons are
treated with courtesy.
ROCK ISLAND STEA1 LAUNDRY
Bauersfcld & Sexton. 1814 Third avenue. Telephone 1203.
which help to sell the
great "White Enamel"
siz.es, SIS, .$15, ,i:l.5U and
some are the famous
Are not our Mils. Our lills arc
small in proportion to quantity and
quality of work and material.
No matter liov small or Low-large
Give us a chance to bill it to you..
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Eclectric Oil. At any drug store.
Miss Mary J. Carothers,