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THE ARGUS MONDAY, MATJCII 2, 1903.
If you are, come to our store. We can
fit you out with everything; furniture,
carpets, rugs, curtains, stoves, etc., at
prices that bear our reputation for low
prices. Our goods are all dependable
and you can be sure that you run no
risk if you do your;- trading here. If,
perhaps, you " haven't quite the
amount necessary to pay for all the
goods you need, don't let that hinder
you, but come anyway, we give you
Genial Manager of the Hotel
Harms Has Resigned
SUCCESSOR NOT YET NAMED
Wyman Beardsley Severs Connec
tion With Ixcal Post-office.
CLEMANN & SALZMANN
Corner 2d Ave. and 16th St.
Harry W. Sommers has presented
his resignation as manager of the
Hotel Harms to take effect as soon as
a successor is appointed- to relieve
Mr. Sommers has been here since
the opening' of the Hotel Harms and
has made many friends here not only
among the patrons of the hostelry,
but among the citizens generally, and
it will be a matter of regret that he
is to leave -f i
He has. jus returned from a trip
through 'toutiartiu ami i understood to
have hweral positions in view, al
though he declines for the present
to make known his plans for the fu
ture. Lot ha r Harms, proprietor of the ho
tel, is likewise considering the quali
fications of several candidates for the
place Mr. Sommers is leaving. 4
Change at PoBtoftice.
Wyman .1. lieardsley has resigned
his position at the Hock Island post
office. Hcrsehel Potter has been pro
moted to succeed him as mailinsr clerk
in charge of the post office nights
rr-i m . .
inere is, or course, still a vacancy in
ine lorce wineli win le lilleu as soon
as an eligible list is received by Post
An elegant line of
Arriving every day.
Now is the time
Get first choice.
Plenty of "Adlers3
To select from.
COME AND LOOK.
KIND OF WEATHER WE
MAY EXPECT IN MARCH
The March data prepared bv Ob-
j server Sherier shows that the present
I month ought to average about 33 de
grees above zero, as to temperature.
and that we ought to have 2y4 inches
of rainfall. March' temperature in its
extremes, however, in different years
has show n an average of from 128 to
50 deirrees. the mereurv havimr been
as low as 8 degrees below zero and
as high as 2 above, the extremes
representing winter cold and summer
heat. Our last killing frost is not
due until the latter part of April, the
average date being April 2"2.
It is not a great month for rainfall.
and. as low as .17 of an inch has been
recorded here. The heaviest rainfall
lor tne month was 4.s. inches, re
corded in. 1S!)S. On the tjrird, in IS'.iT
we had eight inches of snow. In
short, we mav look for most anv old
kind of weather this month, and it
will have to be prettv hard to break
W YOU iwmrx!
ROCK ISLAND. ILL
PERSONAL POINTS, j
Stuart Harper was in Chicago Sun
Mrs. E. W. Hill has returned from a
trip to Chicago.
J. YV. Selle has gone for a visit with
friends in Quincy.
J. P. Murphy went to Chicago
Saturday on business.
J. T. Adkins, of Detroit, is the guest
of Hock Island friends.
H. J. Leonard has returned from a
trip to Aurora and Chicago.
Mrs. J. (5. Xeufeld has returned from
a visit wit Ii irieiius in neneseo.
Miss Grace Sullivan, of Ottawa, is
visiting friends in Hock Island.
Mrs. John Marshall, of Cordova, was
in the city Snturday on business.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Skelton, of Tort
I'yron, were in the city Saturday.
Cleo McCormickk of Omaha, hsia
been visiting with friends in the city.
C. (i. Summers, who has been visit
ing his brother, H. (i. Rummers, has
returned to his . home in llumeston,
Miss Anna Daxon, of Omaha, ar
rived! Saturday night for a visit with
her brother. S, H. Iaxon, and other
relatives. Miss Daxon has been with
the l'.uilding & irades Exchange for
the past live years, for two years fill
ing the position of secretary. On her
return to Omaha she accepts the posi
tion of bookkeeper for .lolm II.
llarte, one of the largest and best
known contractors of that city.
Christian Danielson Charged With
MRS. KELEMEN TAKEN TO
SOLDIERS' WIDOWS HOME
Mis. Anna Kelemen, 414 Twenty
second street, was today sent to the
Soldiers' Widows' and Orphans' home
at Wilmington. HI. Mrs. Kelemen is
about 7." years of age and is suffering
from the effects of a fractured hip
sustained several months ago. Her
age precludes the possibility of a com
plete recovery and -it -was thought
best to :iace her where sue could re
ceive during the ' remainder of her
days the care that could not le given
at home. She was accompanied by
Mrs. H. II. Cochran.
The funeral of Mrs. O. C. IJovven is
to be held at o'clock tomorrow af
ternoon from the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. F. A. Graves, 2.115 Fifth-and-a-half
avenue, where short services
will be conducted' before proceeding
to Memorial Christian church. Hev.
T. W. (irafton. of Ann Arbor, Mich.,
formerly jwistor here, will officiate
both at the house and at the church'.
Interment will be at t hippiannock.
The remains of the late Charles M.
Osborn. Jr., arrived in the city from
Chicago last evening accompanied by
the members of the family. Services
were held at the residence in Chicago
yesterday. This morning the burial
took place from: the residence of
Col. Henry Curtis, with interment
at Chippiannoek cemetery. The only
services consisted of a prayer at the
grave by Hev. W. S. Marquis. The pall
bearers were 11. H. Curtis, Adair
l'leasants. Charles Truesdale, C. H.
Chamlurlin and 15. I). Connelly, of
this city, and L'urton F. l'cek, of Chicago.
MOTION TO QUASH THE
FRED LUCHMANN INDICTMENT
This afternoon in the circuit court
an .argument '. on a motion to quash
the indictment found by the present
grand jury against Fred Lnchmau for
alleged perjury as a witness lie fore
that body was made by the attor
neys, .John T. Kenworthy and ,T.," L.
Haas for the defense and State's At
torney Weld for the state. L.uch
man's alleged lerjiiry was committed,
it will be remembered, when he was
called to testify in regard to whether
there were slot machines in the place
of business of his employer. J. W.
Saturday afternoon Judge (Jest
heard the ilivorce case of Mrs. Lena
Malmquist. ' of Moline, vs. Charles
Malmquist,' Drunkennesr and cruelty
were alleged and' a decree will be giv
en. W. A. Meese was the plaintiff's
Taxes for the year 1902 are now
due. Parties having no real estate
will be expected to pay their personal
property tax without delay. The law
in regard to the collection of person
al tax will be strictly enforced if
prompt payment is not made. Office
with S. S. Hull, real estate and insur
ance, agent, room 15, Mitchell & Lyndc
building. J. W. TUBUS,
License to Wed.
Herman F. Janssen . ..(Jcneseo
Miss Lulu Ott . .'.deneseo
Arthur Jones Hock Island
illss Aiutinda Leberg ....Hock Island
Mr. and .Mrs. V. t romcr last evening
celebrated their 10th wedding anni
versary, entertaining a number of
their friends at their home on Sixth
limui was pleasantly sur-
his home. 71S Eleventh
street. Saturday eveninir, in honor of
his 10th birthday. There were about
forty of his friends present and
pleasant time was spent in dancing
and singing. Supper was served, and
his friends presented him a beautiful
Daniel Streeker yesterday celebra
ted his 71th birthday anniversary sur
rounded by a merry company of rela
tives and friends, who gathered at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. William Muel
ler, 1(M Fourth avenue, with whom
the venerable gentleman resides. The
time was most pleasantly spent and
Mr. Streeker entered into the enjoy
ment of the occasion with a spirit
that promises his pres-ence at many
more birthday celebrations.
CASE OF ASSAULT
VICTOR BRANDMEYER COMPLAINS
Variety of Matters Adjudicated by
A good share of the day was taken
up'at the police station with the trial
of a case in which Christian Daniel-
son, who lives on Thirty-second
street, was charged with having
struck Victor Brandmeyer with 4
piece of iron. The trouble took place
in the saloon of Otto I'oenitz, at Four
teenth avenue and Thirtieth street.
The complaining witness sought to
how that Danielson had come into
the place armed with a. piece of iron
which he carried concealed' jn his
pocket for the. purpose of i requiring
into the circumstances of an accident
in which his son had figured a- day or
two previously. Ilrandmeyer, -who
was in the place, claimed to have been
called upon as a witness and having
his veracity .questioned there was
Danielson appeared in court with
sundry, patches of eourtplaster on his
face to show for what he had receiv
ed, while I.randmeyer had a cut where
ho claimed to have got against the
alleged piece of iron. State's Attor
ney Weld' prosecuted and C. J. Searle
appeared for the defendant. After a
lengthy session the charge was chang
ed to one of plain assault and a fine
of $10 was imposed.
W. 1. Wilson was arrested yester
day on complaint of C. Larson, pro
prietor of the restaurant at 1G03 Sec
ond avenue, who charged him with
taking $10 from the till yesterday
morning. When the case came up be
fore Magistrate Johnson this morn
ing, however, the evidence was so
flimsy that the case was dismissed
Thomas Anderson and Den Huntley
late Saturday evening cntaged in
light on Twentieth street and were
jugged by the police. This morning
each was assessed $: and costs by
Mabel Johnson was arrested at the
old American house last night and
today was fined $j for disorderly con
ANOTHER TEAM IS LOST
UNDER MISSISSIPPI ICE
A valuable team of horses and de
livery wagon lwlonging to the Drake
Furniture & Carpet company were
lost under the ice of the river on the
Iowa side today. The outfit was
standing on the city dump, a train
passing frightened the horses and
they lunged forward into the river,
disappearing under the ice. The
horses were valued at $4UO and the
wagon at $200. This is the second
team to le losl at the city dump in
this manner within a week.
JUDGE OEST INDORSED
BY MERCER CONVENTION
The Mercer county republican judi
cial convention, held today at Aledo.
instructed for W. T. Church, of Mer
cer, and Judge W. II. Cest, of IJock
Island1. With the Rock Island county
convention yet to be heard from
Judge (lest has within four votes of a
sufficient number to nominate.
TO MEET WEDNESDAY
The members of the democratic
city central committee are requested
to meet at Turner hall Wednesday ev
ening. March 4. at 8 o'clock, for the
purpose of taking up matters relating
to the spring cumpaUru.
J. W. CAVAXAUOH,
J. I. Sexton. Secretary.
Dancers of Pneumonia
A cold at. this time if neglected
liable to cause pneumonia, which is
so often fatal, and even when the pa
tient has recovered the lungs are
weakened, making them peculiarly
susceptible to the development of
consumption. Foley's Honey and, Tar
will stop the cough, heal and strength
en the lungs and prevent pneumonia.
Warning. Warn lor-
Deware of substitutes offered by
unscrupulous dealers in place of Fo
ley's Honey and Tar, Foley's Kidney
Cure and Banner Salve. , Dishonest
dealers for a little extra profit will
try ,to palm off worthless prepara
tions in place of these valuable medi
cines that have stood the test of
years, and thus jeopardize the lives of
their victims. For sale.by all drug
gists. ' - - t ..
MADE BY REV. C
The meeting at the First
church last evening was
passing interest. IJev.
Reed preached to
over 1.000 people
one of sur-
C. Fen wick
a conirreirat ion of
upon "The I'npar
donable Sin." The sermon held the
close attention of the la rare assem
blage for over an hour. I here were
12 conversions, bringing the total
numler made by this noted evangelist
since com.insr here up to 00. Last ev
enings service closed the evangelism
ineetinirs and this cveninir Rev. Reed
will deliver an illustrated lecture at
the church on work in the slums of
London, in which he was cnsraircd for
a number of years.
A Few Words and Ilargralnn. Too. Which
Show What Vouue & MoComhs Will !
for Von Tuesday. March 3-
10 sheets writing paper. 10 envel
oH-s, 1 jH'n, 1 penholder, 1 lead pen
cil. 1 eraser. 5c for all.
ith a purchase of $:J or over, we
will rive one book, title of your own
selection, ami of the following de
scription: lfimo., bound in silk cloth,
with fjilt top and effective designs,
printed on good quality of paper,
Over 100 titles to select from.
Just for a starter in our wall paper
1.000 rolls wall paier, regular Gc
value, to go at. per rod, ?.v.
'J. inn) rolls wall paper, rerular
value, to go at, ler roll, 4c.
One lot of figured silkolines. just
the thing for summer quilts. Tues
day's special. 4 "Ac.
One lot of ladies fleeced and per
cale wrappers, all good patterns, to
clos'e quickly, f..U.
Two dozen flannel skirt patterns
extra srood qualify, worth $1.-5. to
close quickly, 50c.
Carden and flower seeds of all kinds
on third floor.
One lot of embroideries, worth up
to 25e, Tuesdtay's special, per yd., lie.
Combination pearl penholder ami
paper knife, Tuesday's special, choice.
Ladies' anil gentlemen's watch fobs,
Tuesday's special, choice, .-e.
Kitchen bracket lamps, complete,
with burner and chimney, special, 20c.
42-inch all wool black Fnglish serge,
suitable for spring suits. This fabric
is cheap at 75e, sale price. 4"c.
Navy blue granite waistings, strict
ly all wool, two patterns only, regular
value 00c. special tomorrow 3.1e.
Just 150 yards left of all wool Tri
cot flannel in the following shades:
black, brown, tan, grey and lavender.
Sjccial tomorrow lSc
lx.'!9 hemstitched- linen buck tow
els in plain white and fancy border,
sold regularly at 25c, Tuesday's so
cial, each, 10c.
Kight hour laws are ignored by
those tireless, little workers Dr.
King's New Life Pills. Millions are
always at- work, night and day. cur
ing indigestion, biliousness, constipa
tion, sick headache and all stomach,
liver and bowel troubles. Kasy. pleas
ant, safe. sure. Only-25c, at Uartz &
Ullemeyer's drug store. , .
IVU wm k'TslAND.ILL
THIRD AYENUETHRQUCrLTO SECOND
Advance SKowing Lev. dies'
Tailor-Made Spring Suits.
Ulouse suits of Venetian cloth
with trimming of taffeta and1 fancy
braid collarless, style Jacket
lined with fine liomaine silk color,
navy, . black and brown. These
Modish blouse suits, collarless style
with double capes and sleeve with
3 broad top tucks f nil peplum and
postillion material fine imported
Venetian in the best colors ex
ceedingly stylish suits,
at the price
A most charming suit is made with
out a collar Stole running below
the dainty blouse broad collar
with cord piping rich satin lining
triple postillion back, skirt hand
somely trimmeiLan unusual amount
of smart style Iji-auty
for the price . . -.
Collarless blouse- suits just like cut
made of a fine quality of ladies
cloth in blue, brown and black
witlr two capes, postillion back and
stole front very
Pesvrl Shirt Wadst Sets
All the rage. We have just re
ceived' direct from the makers, a
lot of these stylish sets, and while
they last they go at these much-below-value
Fine pearl waist studs, ir
.'5 in set. for IOC
Four-button sets, large pearls
Heart- shape pin sets, fine clear
pearl metal rim pin sets of rain
bow pearl, etc., nr
choice of these tww
Fancy Dresden sets, also 5-button
sets in pearl, on
per set OOC
Handsome large Dresden 3-pin sets
and fancy irridescent 5-button
learl sets some stores sell them
up to $1;
Closing out some odd lots very
cheap. One of them:
Hoys and youths' heavy sole calf
shoes, all solid leather, sizes up to
jV-;. all week if they
Plenty of Hosiery Bargains.
For instance Infant's best quality
Australian fine cashmere hose, silk
heels and toes, every pair practic
ally perfect while they
Hoys hose, heavy ribbed, seamless,
nearly perfect, lsc quality, all sizes.
pa i r
Misses 15c seamless fine ribbed
hose, only a few sizes at a ridicu
Our spring style of Top Coats
are now open for inspection.
In this line you will find all
the up-to-date makes at popu
lar prices. One-fourth off the
price of all heavy weight
Sommers & LaVelle
1804 Second Ave, Rock Island. : : 207 W. Second St., Davenport
Corner Twentieth St. rvnd FovirtK Ave.
Why Not Buy The Best.
The Best Seeds arc the cheapest,
We sell al New York Catalogue
J. should always avail themselves of the
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1 BURNS" SEEDS hold the Gold Medals of the world awarded them at
Paris Exposition 11)00, and the Tan-American Exposition, 1901.
Quality is Our Leading Feature. Send for Catalogue.
Lojis HsLrvssens Sons,
213-215 West Second Street, Da.venport, Iowa.
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