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AN incoming season never brought
us so much splendid furniture
as our present stock displays. We
have been gradually raising our
standard of quality until we can
truthfully say that the best things
from the furuiture ' world maybe
found here. We believe that buying
trashy furniture is the most expen
sive investment one can make. So
we aim to sell honest furniture
Furniture that will wear and hold to
gether. At the
that such a thing can be sold for.
Handsome styles, highest qualities
and reasonable costs are what you
will find here. Suppose you look
through our stock the next time you
buy a chair, a lounge or a household
of furnitureYou will say that your
time was well spent. Always wel
come to come and look.
CLEMANN S, SALZMANN
Corner 2d Ave. and 16th St.
with an umbrella when a few dollars will
buy the stylish Aquaproof" Rain Coat,
bearing the famous trade mark?
. . Aiit.tA.-v sua. M - . ..
CtrretiCltibes Jr Mem
No rubber in the "Aqua
proof '--never heats you
up or smells musty like
a mackintosh or rubber
coat. But it sheds rain
justthe same and in the
sunshine it's an elegant
spring. overcoat. Alfred
Benjamin (El Co. guar
antee the fabric to us
we guarantee the fabric
Cut in the late New
York style 50 inches
long, full skirts, with or
without belt in the back
and Cheviots: olive, tan,
and gray. Custom-tailored
$15 to $28.
Big Line of Spring Overcoats
Bearing the Same Laubel.
Your money back if. anything goes
wrong. We are exclusive distributors here.
ROCK ISLAND. ILL
SCRAP IN FOURTH
The McConochie and Knox
Forces Have a
LA.TTEE PACK ,THE CAUCUS
All Motions From Opposition Ruled
Out of Or
While it, has bwm apparent since
the opening of the republican cam
paign for the mayoralty nomination
that there has been intense feeling
between the rival McConochie and
Knox forces, the bubble did not burst
until last night at' the Fourth ward
preliminary. ' It was rat her , a spec
tacular affair (tnd more tfcan once
during the progress of the meeting
there vva fear among the more con
servative, that there would be a
knock-doWn and drag-out ; precipita
ted. " .:!':
The 'hieeting was called by Fred
Smitlv-'re'certl ly appointed desk ser-
mc r, ' Fra itk" " Wl oh. fieoTgl' Evans.
The delegates are also instructed for
Dr. J. F. Myers for assi.-tant super
visor and Edgar Cronk fur collector.
Meeting lu the Second Ward.
A meeting of democrats of the Sec
ond" ward was held at "aabs meat
market last evening at which much
harmony prevailed. It was voted to
unanimously indorse the candidacy of
H. W. Ward for alderman. Mr. Ward
upon' being apprised of tin? action
taken stated that his business inter
ests would prevent his making the
race, so a committee representing
thoso who had assembled last evening
called iqoti II. ('..Welding and induc
ed him to become a candidate before
the priiiKiry in the. ward this even
ing. Mr. Welding is a strong man in ev
ery way and should he be nominated
he will add to the parly's strength in
the Second. Friends of E. ('. 1'erry
are strongly supporting him as a
candidate before the primary and oth
ers may develop before the day is
Charles Joseph l'.rown died at 2:10
this morning at his: home. Twelfth
street Hild Eighteenth avenue, after
ALI). GEO HUE W. MTASKKI.V.
lu ivpc:id-.-nt Kepubliean Candidate for Mayor.
"It's, a matter of principle with me."
hunch of 20
to take a hand
ireant at tndice licadtniarters bv
Mayr Knox. It was ostensibly for
the urose of silecting ward com
mit teemen. Having ln-en underst ood
th-re were 1o be two d-lt'tate tickets.
the McConochie boosters did not turn
out as stronir as thev would Iuiai had
they known the administration forces
had had a cnt-and-dricd protrram
U) their sleeves. There was
a larg- outpouring of the
Knox followers, one of the faithful
having brongh.t- a
from the Fifth ward
in the event, tin
sought to butt in.
All Had lice n Arranged.
Committeeman Smith ended upon
K. C. Clarke to serve as chairman and
(J. lCddy ns secretary. lloth gen
tlemen consented to act. Health Com
missioner .Joseph DeSilva then made
a motion that a committee of three
be named by the chairman to selccl a
list of delegates to the city conven
tion, nominate a candidate for alder
man am!" two candidates lor ward
committeemen. An amendment bv
l)r. (I. (J. Craig, Sr., and a substitute
bv M. M. Sturgeon that the part of
the motion relating' o the conven
tion, delegates- be eliminated were de
clared- uf of . order, ami every subse
quent move emanating from the Mc
Conochie camp suffered a similar
fate. The original motion was there
upon put by the chair and declared
Many of llw McConochie followers
left the meeting at this point, only
the more strenuous remaining. The
latter locked- horns in several in
stances with the opposition, and it
. ... , r
was only Tlirongn inc cooiness or
some of the older heads that trouble
was averted. The list of. delegates
who are. of course., for Knox was
reported and approved as follows:
R. C. Clarke, b. C. (ash. John Kv-
ans. Joint Lied Ike. W. W. Howlby. J.
J. Ingram, Dr. J. IVSilva, Lee Kobin-
son. l'hil Wileher, diaries Hodgson.
II. C. Willerton. A. J. Wright, Louis
Ortell, Tvou ('. teddy. Charles Harris.
Fred Smith and John Liedtke were
nanieil for ward-commit teemen and
M. M. Sturgeon, K. C. Ilenson and Os
car Sehmil indorsed for alderman.
Mr. Sturgeon, ga.ve notice that he
would not stand for the jolly. He
would iwt take the nomination if jt
were handed him, he declared.
In the Sixth Ward
Sixth ward republicans got togeth
er last night and nominated a McCon
ochie delegation composed of William
Edwards, F. C. Di nkniann. T. A. Iler
zog. C. J. Larkin, Williaiii Kennedy,
D. J. Sears, John Mold, Jr., Henry
Lange, Clvorge. Miller, (Jcorge I. Nis
sen, Audicw Christeuson, Jollii'Cra-
.111 . illness of several weeks w ft h
stomach trouble. Heeeased was born
in l'eoria anil was b! year.- of age.
WIu'ii a young man he removed to
Davenport and tin nee came to this
city, when' he has made his home
since. lie leaves :i wife and three
children, llobert. licssie and Edward,
all lhing at home, besides a brother,
.1. E. Drown, of this city, an I a sister,
Mrs. E. E. Uyan, of Davenport. The
funeral will be held at the home at
10 o'clock Thiirsdov morning. Serv
ices will Ik' in charge of Camp 2'.,
M. W. A., of which deceased was a
Mrs. Louis Fuiikeiisteiu died early
this morning at St. Anthony's hospi
tal after an illness of four weeks
with typhoid fever. Deceased was
formerly Miss- Anna Ellen Durkland"
and was a native of this city. Subse
quent tn her marriage she and her
hit-band removed to Chicago, where
they lied till a year ago. Mrs. l'unk
eustein was "0 i a i s of agi'. and be
sides her hiishand is turivsl by two
children, Irving, aged s'. and Vanita,
aged 2. Site leaves a.lo her father.
Andrew I'.u rk la nd. with wlonn the
family Ijas 'been- living since coming
here from diicngo. ' The funeral will
be- held at 2 o'clock Thursday after
noon from the Ilnrklan! home, l."02
IN LOADING PLATFORM
William Cit.simmons. a helper in
the local yards of the Darlington,
was caught while on duty last night
between a box ear and the loading
platform at the heal freight depot
and was rolled and considerably
bruised. He stepped between a cou
ple of cars to make a coupling and
came out on tin wrong side. The
predicament in which he was caught
was the same as proved fatal to
Switchman Keefer a year ago. Filz
simmons, however, was not riously
hurt. He was taken to his home, 1523
Sixth avenue, in the ambulance and
w ill be out in a few da vs.
HOLDING 0. E. S. SCHOOL
. OF INSTRUCTION HERE
Mrs. Mary (loddard and Mrs. Mate
L. Chester, respectively grand matron
and grand secretary of the Order" of
the Eastern Star of Illinois, are con
ducting ii school of instruction at
Odd Fellows' hall today. The sessions,
which began at 10 o'clock this morn
ing, are being attended by a number
of members of the order from cities
iu the wvitcrnrpart of the. -state ,
TELLS SAD STORY
Mrs. James Bramer Files Sensa
tisnal Charges in Di
HELD PRISONER" ON AN ISLAND
Pair of Moll no Husbands Ask Di
vorces From Faithless
A bill of divorce was ;filed in the
circuit court today by II. "M. McCas
krin as attorney for Mrs. Louisa Bra
mer, in which allegations of serious
cruelty are made against the hus
band, James Kramer. The couple
have been living on an island in the
Mississippi opposite Andalusia. It
appears from the bill that trouble
arose recently, and the wife was ad
ministered, a beating. She lied to the
river bank, but the ice -was moving,
and she was unable to-escape to .the
main land. The husbajid folloived
her, and forced her to ret urn homo,
where she alleges i'she was'-aJiuBwl
several days, ill 1 he channel tfldan
ed so that she couM 'escajxi't in a
The couple were married 10 years
ago, and they have a family of six
children. The wife obtained an in
junction restraining the husband
from interfering with her custody of
Those acquainted with the family
state that Mr. and Mrs. Kramer have
lived inharinoiiiously for years, and
that the wife has repeatedly left
home only to Ik induced ly the hus
band to return.
Tito More Salts Kllel.
W. A. Mcese filed two divorce bills
yesterday afternoon in behalf of two
Moline husbands who alleged deser
tion on the part of their wives; Fred
11. Foy alleges that Laura l'henix
Foy, to whom he was married in IS'.il,
deserted in ISO'.), and William J. Abra
ham that, Sophronia Abraham desert
ed in l'.HM) after two years of wedded
The ease- of Joseph Murphy went
to the jury at noon today, but late
this afternoon no verdict had been
returned. The trial of Louis Nolle,
indicted for burglary, was begun.
Judgment was entered in the case
of Lundholm .vs. the Moline Wagon
company, thus- ending the litigation.
C. 1'. Jewell, of l!enes-eo, is visiting
with friends in the city.
M. II. Sexton is expected back from
the w'est tomorrow noon.
Mrs. William Darnhart, formerly f
Hock Island and now of Evanston. is
isiting relatives in the city.
Miss Hose Stewart left this after
noon via the Santa Fe t visit her
brother at Oklahoma City.
William Dow man has returned from
(I'eneseo, where he attended the fu
neral of his aunt, Mrs. William Small.
Miss Sheppard, of Warsaw, spent
last night in the city en route to visit
her sister, Mrs. J. W. Foster, at Hey
nolds. Mrs. J. A. Stiles, of Hock ford, is
visiting with her brother, F. L. Hall,
and attending the school of instruc
tion of the D. E. S.
Mrs. William M. Dover and laugh
ter Iois and Mrs. Augusta Cichrt. of
Muscatine, are visiting Mrs. Augusta
Littig, t::i() Eighth avenue.
Miss M. Dietz today resigned her
position as information operator in
the offices of the Central I'nion Tele
phone company. Mrs. Arttiur Coe lias
also resigned as toll operator.
Mr. and. Mrs. E. H. Haddiek, for
merly of Sherrard. who lmve been
visiting with relatives in Hie city for
the past week, left last night via the
Hock Island for Anaconda, Mont., to
Mrs. Mary (ioildard. grand matron,
and Mrs; Mate L. Chester, grand sec
retary, of the Order of the Eastern
Star for Illinois, who are here con
ducting the school of instruction at
Odd Fellows" hall, are the guests of
Mrs. F. H. Harrington.
The Young l'eoplo's league of the
Central Presbyterian church held a
lawn social in the Sunday school
rooms of the church last evening.
The decorations gave a ery, realistic
appearance and the affair was highly
successful. The league held a busi
ness session and elected the follow
President W. O. Talbot.
Vice President Mrs. John Hazard.
Secretary Miss Dlanche Dromley.
Treasurer Mrs. L. M. Tit terington.
Chairman of the Social Committee
Miss Katharine (lest.
This evening the Epworth league
of the First Methodist church will
give, a reception in the Sunday school
room. The meinlcrs will entertain
the leagues of Davenport, Moline, Mi
lan and Spencer Memorial church.
IUve-r Hullf tin.
- Dang'r Hgt. Change
lane. 8a.m. S4hrs.
Feet. Feet. Feet.
St. Paul It G.3 0.2
lted Wing 14 .... ....
Heed's Landing... 12 ....
La Crosse 12 .... ....
l'r. du Chien IS .... ....
Dubuque 15 6.2 , 0.5
Le Claire 10 4.0 U.1
Davenport- .-15 5.8 0.2
Des Moines HjmIs. .. 4.fi ....
Keokuk 15 S.S 0.2
St. Louis :J0 24.1 ... 0.1
Kansas, City; 21 . 15.0 0.5
UVU a kislanD.ILL
THIRD AVENUETHRQUCH-TO SECOND
&e New Silks
i CQ. a yard. New fancy
Ml UvO TalTetas in. Jasper and
other new colorings. .
QQrt Handsome new summer
HI OyC TalTetas in the new pin
head checks, Hair line stripes,
Camille, stripes, Seeded TalTetas,
Peau de Cygnes in stripes, Louis
ine checks. All these are the cor
rect things for the new waists and
waist suits, they are worth $1.00,
but here they 89C
pr yd. for 500yds. Plain col
OOC ored. Satin Liberty silks,
very special values 85c.
q Q nfor exquisite black and white,
5OC navy and white, brown, res
eda green. Hunter's green, gray
and red checks and neat plaid silks,
decidedly new for shirt and waist
suits 22 to 27 inch silks worth
from $1.12 to f 1.25 nn
a yard at O C
qq yard for plain colored Taf
OuC feta kof, a new Taffeta silk
in all colors, will not split and you
cannot tear it, equal in every way
to some much advertised TalTets at
20e a vard more. All colors
yards black TaTTeta, a relia
ble quality, value b'Je yi Q
at per vard
j finr yards line black TalTetas,
IUUU value S5e at
wide at per yard
1finn: mack Jat-
IUUU fetas up to 27 incheso-r
. . . . V f l
New Foulard Silks
75c, 89c, 98c Yd.
Three very special values, in the
latest fad in Foulardn. There is
only one correct thing in Foulards
for shirt waist suits, and that .is
the Folka dot. We have handsome
dots in all sizes in navy and white,
black and white, white and navy,
"black and white at fSc S9e and 75c
SaJe Suits. Waists, Petti
coats Very stylish suits of fine quality
Cheviot, with slashed on Dunton
capes, trimmed with fancy silk
braids, lined with satin; new pleat
ed sleeves; colors black, blue and
20 Styles of Stunning
Made with' all that is new in the
suit world, in plain and novelty
cloths, rich linings and trimmings,
priced at 525.00 and .$28.00. Com
pare these with $30.00 and $35.00
I'.lack Feau de Soie silk waists in
a wide variety of new styles at
at very low prices. Twenty Peau
de Soie waists with front, back
and sleeve tucking, value o Jt O
?5. for .........O.H-C.
Hieh Peau de Soie waists with tine
cluster tucked yoke and back,
broad bayadere tucks with fagot
ing, value $0.75, r ff
at even O.UU
Other special alucs at $5.02,
$5.x and $ii..".0.
..A ery special purchase. Con
tinuation of the big sale of petti
coats which began Thursday:
$1.50 Petticoats 4 ft
Etc., Etc., Etc.
EARLY buyers of Clothing
at this store will at once
note the choice patterns and
stylish cut of our Stein Bloch
(& Co. Suits.
If you are looking for fine
fittina garments at popular
prices, we meet the demand.
1804 Second Ave., Kock Island. : : 207 W. Second St., Davenport
Every lady will appreciate our
large ami complete stock'of ready-to-wear
Hats, also the showing of natty
Trimmed Hats to wear. not. next
month, but right now, from our own
workroom. These hats from our own
workroom we consider have better
style and more individuality than factory-made
hats, and the prices, if
anything, lire lower.
We also call special attention to
our veilings. The vogue now is to
wear the two, veils, the beauty veil
and' the drape. Come in and let us
show you how to wear them.
BRANDENBURG MILLINERY STOR.E
Corner Twentieth. St. and FovirtK Ave.
'Phone Union Electric 6130.
New Wall Papers
25 Per Cent Discount.
As a special inducement to begin your spring papering early, we offer
"a discount of ONE (2UAHTEII (25 per cent) during the month of
'March, on all our new H0: Papers. Our complete line, beautiful and
artistic, is now here, and our force of competent paperhangers and
decorators is ready for work. We will be glad-to show you the
really new ideas in WALL PAPEIi and guarantee you the lowest'
Adams WaJl Paper Co.,
H. W. WAR.D, Manager.
310-312-314 TWENTIETH STREET. ROCK ISLAND