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THE ABGTTS, SATURDAY, APuIT, 18, 1903.
Robert James Bound Over! for
Obtaining Money Under
HE IS WANTED IH IDAHO
Claimed to Be a Mason and Pro
v cared Money From Trl-
Robert James, an alleged swindler
and former, was arrested in liock Inl
and today, information being sworn
out against him by K. B. Kries. A
hearing was given the man before
Police Magistrate Johnson and he was
bound over to await the action of the
circuit court in the sum of $500.
Worked Fraternal Game.
James comes from Idaho. Some
time ago he appeared in the tri-cities,
obtaining $3 from the Masons in this
city and later applied for help in
Davenport. His story was that he
was a brother in need and that he
wanted money enough tt ge,t to Min
neapolis, vhere he had relatives and
Cim Looked Fih
. At Davenport an inquiry discover
ed that Idaho authorities were
looking for him. Before he could be
arrested he left the city and until to
day was not to be found. This morn
ing K. B. Kries saw him on the street
htre and promptly notified the police,
with the arrest soon following.
The We either.
Showers and tliu rider
storms tonight and Sunday;
warmer tonight. ,
J. AL. SHEKIEK.
Temperature At 7 a. m. 48;
at 2:30 p. m. 69.
Weckel's flour, $1.
Zazaro. Union cigar.
: Bicycles $13 at D. Don's.
Men's shoes at Dolly Bros'.
For insurance, E. J. Burns.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
, You can make a better selection
and you will be better pleased if you
have J. 13, Zimmer make your suit or
Tri-City Towell Supply company.
Alaska refrigerators at Summers
Canned, goods must move at YVeck-
Pennsylvania lawn mowers at Sum
For real estate and insurance, E. J
Plenty of fancy strawberries at
Hess Bros . this evening.
New designs in parlor furniture at
Clemann & Salzmann's.
Get a Crescent bicycle today, $25
1903 model, at D. Don's.
Carpet , cleaning. Rock Island Bug
company, 2223 Fourth. avenue.
Carpet cleaning. Rock Island Rug
company, 2225 Fourth avenue.
A nice new line of white lawns has
been received at Trefz & Co.'s.
Kerler Bros., old reliable carpet
cleaners. 'Phones, 134 and 5134.
Automatic refrigerators, the best
made, at Clemann & Salzmann's.
J. B. Zimmer & Son, tailors, aim to
please. Try them for your next suit.
For tin and furnace work see II. T.
Siemon,152G Fourth avenue. Union 283.
Lift jour property, buy a home and
insure with us. Goldsmith & McKce.
; Spilger can save you money on fur
niture and carpets. Opposite Illinois
Leonard cleanable refrigerators are
the easiest' hi the world to clean. Sold
by D. Don.
Fmig, the tailor, under the new Na
tional bank building, can suit you in
We have over 'loo different couches
to select from. See us before buying.
Clemann & Salzmann.
Call and see our new line of parlor
furniture. ' The latest things in odd
parlor pieces. Clemann & Salzmann.
The Royal Neighbors of South Rock
Island last evening entertained a par
ty of friends at a dance at Black
YYalline.& Hamilton give moving of
household goods prompt and careful
attention. 308 Twentieth street. New
The celebrated Victor dining room
tables, at the lowest prices consistent
with value, may be seen at Clemann
Clemann & Salzmann can save you
money on furniture. Prices guaran
teed to be from 10 to 20 per cent less
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rosenfield
have announced the coming nuptials
of thyir daughter. Miss Carrie Rosen
field, and Ferdinand Levy.
Carpets, rugs and mattings come
and see our immense stock and judge
for vourself whether or not we carry
the largest stock in the tri-cities. Cle
mann & Salzmann.
Attend the Orm'a club dance, Tur
ner opera- house, Davenport, every
Saturday and Sunday evening. Ad
mission, 25 cents; ladies free.
Emig's line of spring and summer
suitings was never larger than this
season. Drop in and make your se
lection. Workmanship always right.
Harry Smythe, the well-known mem
ber of Company A, who has been liv
ing in Davenport, has accepted a po
sition at the Rock Island house an
nex. It is rumored that there is to be a
substantial raise in the pay of nearly
all classes of employes on the liock
Island road outside of trainmen, the
same to go into effect May 1.
Fay II awes camp, R. N. A., No. 281,
will give a social and dance at Curse's
hall Tuesday, April 21, to which all
friends of the order are invited. Ad
mission, 15 cents, including refresh
ments. Judge Septimus J. Hanua, C. S. D..'
a member of the Christian Science
board of lectureship, of Boston, will
give an interesting lecture at the Bur-
tis opera hoilse tomorrow afternoon
at 3 o'clock. No charge for admis
sion. The dance of Company A, which
was postponed a number of times,
was given at the Armory last evening
and was a complete success. The
militiamen and their friends danced
till a late hour to music by Bleuer's
To aid the committee in its canvass
for associate members in the Rock
Island Choral union lists have been
left at Totten's and Bowlby's music
stores, where those desiring to join
the society may leave their signatures
anil addresses. To all such members-
ship ticketc will be mailed promptly!
Passenger Agent F. A. Hart, of the
Burlington, lia completed arrange
ments with Harmony lodge, R. N. A..
of Molme, to run a bitr excursion to
Peoria on May 30. It will be made a
tri-city affair and comprehensive ar
rangements are being made in hopes
of making it an attractive Memorial
A meeting of the Independent Vot
ers league will he hel:l at :..() tins
evening at t arses hall. 1 he session
will be for members only, and busi
ness of importance connected with
the plans for the proposed election
contest will be considered. Steps will
also bo taken. to effect the permanent
organization of the league 'iJ:
M. & K. have just received another
shipment of the Celebrated Burt &
Packard make of patent leather; shoes
in low and high cut. Every '"pair f
these shoes is guaranteed to give sat
isfaction or a new jmir in exchange.
M. SL- K. have had a wonderful sale on
these slices, and- it is not at. all' sur
prising $5 qualities at a $4 price au:l
$0 grades at a $5 price. '"
At the meeting of Emanuel English
Lutheran church members In, Rock
ford Wednesday,,, it was unanimously
votedf to extend a call to Dr. C. .1.
Sodergren, of Augustana college, of
this city. Dr. Sodergren expressed
himself several days ago as thinking
favorably toward the call from the
Rockford church, and the measure
went through the meeting with a
You may go elsewhere and do worse;
but you positively cannot do better
than at M. & K.'s. We have always
made it our business to give our pa
trons a little better article at the
same price or the same article at a
little lower price. This business meth
od has made and held for us many
patrons, who will vouch for there be
ing no place like M. & K. for clothing
and shoes. '
The Fraternal Tribunes gave a so
cial at the hall last evening. Supreme
Secretary Robert Rexdale presided
and there were addresses by District
IX'puty Van Nooren, of this city, and
Dr. Lindley, of Davenport. A class of
17 candidates was initiated to the
mysteries of the order, the officers of
Rock Island tribunal, No. 1, officia
ting with the assistance of the young
ladies" drill team under the direction
of Miss Clara Hampton. Refresh
ments were served and dancing fol
lowed. In the record of the council pro
ceedings in The Argus yesterday it
was crronioiisly stated that the city
gives to the Tri-City Sprinkling com
pany the sum of $500 with $100 for
intersections. It should have been
stated that the city receives from the
conipani;(r$50( witJl $100 ".thrown off
foil sprinkling intersections during
It he ve-ur.- The arrangement is the
same , as last year and the company
virtually pays $400 water rent and
sprinkles the street, intersections and
in front of the city property.
SURVEY FOR ALED0 LINE
IS HEADED FOR K0LIIJE
The survey for the Western Illinois
Electric Railway company, which was
begun at Aledo. has proceeded as far
as Milan, and II. R. Gould, who has
charge of the work, came to the city
last evening. . The line w ill be sur
veyed to Moline instead of to this
city, and the distance will be slightly
over 43 miles. The route does not
follow the public highway except for
a small portion of the distance.
Dr. Gustav Andreen is now supposed
to be on his way home from his trip
through Sweden in the interest of the
fund for the founding of an additional
chair at Augustana college. He was
supposed to have left Southampton,
England, today, on his way home, via
the steamer St. Paul. He will be here
in time to take part in the Founders
day exerecises, which begin next Sun
day evening when Rev. Siljestrom and
Rev. Kjellstrand will preach.
Monday afternoon April 27, there
will be addresses by Rev. Perm, from
Sioux City, la., and Dr. II. '.V. Roth.
It is also expected that President
Andreen will deliver an address on
his journey to Sweden. In the even
ing the great oratorio of Handel, "The
Messiah," t will be rendered by the
large chorus, orchestra and
nent soloists among whom
Miss Esther Eugenia Osborn,
piano. Miss Osborn is a young sing
er endowed with an unusually sympa
thetic voice, a voice that thrills the
heart of the audience. As a cantat
rice Miss Osborn is a distinct triumph
of the American school, demonstrat
ing that singers of the highest order
can be produced here.
Chicken and baked fish lunch at
Ponce de Leon, ' opposite the post
oflice. Bock beer on tap.
May 5 the noted and eminent Theo
dor Bjorksten will give a song reci
tal in Augustana auditorium. He will
sing Scandinavian, Cerman. French,
and Italian songs. Last winter he
sang in Paris, Geneva and Stockholm.
Mr. Bjorksten is an artist of the high
Wednesday evening the gradua
tion of Miss Nicolina Zedelerfrom the
violin department took place. Miss
Zedeler rendered in a masterful man
ner various selections from the mas
ters and was assisted by Nicolina Zed
eler and Prof. Bodfors. Dr. Lindberg
at the presentation of the diploma
gave line recognition and encourage
ment to the promising graduate,
which was heartily applauded by the
audience. The chapel was filled to
evertlowing and everybody was p'eas;
ed. Tomorrow evening Rev. Gustav
Eriekson, from Winona. 111., will
preach in the chapel under the au
spices of the students' Foreign Mis
On account of the late continued
heavy rains a considerable portion of
the terrace in front of the dormitory
pressed so heavily on the retaining
wall that it finally tore a gap in the
Last night Dr. Marquis lectured in
the chapel under the auspices of the
I'hronokosmian society. His subject
was the Holy Land, and his excellent
remarks were illustrated by means of
a stereopticon. Dr. Marquis is a pop
ular lecturer and is always welcome
to the college. The proceeds of the
lecture will go to help defray the ex
penses of the retaining wall.
Next Monday evening the last num
ber of the lyertlm course, a lecture by
Congressman Landis, will be delivered
in the chapel.
MISS STELLA ALLEN
Miss Stella Allen very pleasantly en
tertained a number of her lady
friends last evening at her home. H)l
Seventh avenue. The affair was a pi
party, the early portion of the evening
being occupied in an entertaining
guessing contest. The first prize was
awarded to Miss Vada Smith, of Mo
line, while Mi.-'s Barbara Uilemeyer,
of Rock Island, was given the consol
ation offering. Later light refresh
ments were served and a delightful
social time followed. Those present
were the Misses Mala Griggs, Kate
Dower, Mamie Young, Susie Merk,
Minnie Merte, Edna Giddings, Ger
trude Kirkman. Gertrude Peltier, Min
nie Krueger, Barbara I'llemeyer and
Florence Stephenson, of Rock Island,
Jessie Lee, Vada Smith. Minie Mulvi
hill, Mae Hepburn and Maude Young,
April 17. Mathias Kaiser to Henry
F. Plingsten. sw' , 20, 2e, $5,500.
Permella S. Yalindingham to Charles
L. Wenks, lot 5, block 33, Andalusia,
Heirs of Gregory I. Brown to Elec
ta L. Brooks, ne', ne',, 22. IS, 2e, $1,
511.S2. Eliza Curtis to Lewis Minteer, lots
4 and 5, block 5. Reynolds, $1,'.!00.
Tailor Made Shirt Walntn.
The Rock Island Skirt company, op
posite postofiice, has engaged Miss
Wilson, of Lincoln. Bart lei t & Co..
(one of the best skirt houses in Chi
cago), to make shirt waists 1 o order.
We carry the most complete and new
est stock of shirt waist patterns to
be had in the tri-cities. No two pat
KhenmatlsTTi Cared In a Tnv.
Mystic Cure for rheumatism and
neuralgia radically cures in 1 to 3
days. Its action upon the system is
remarkable and mysterious. It re
moves at once the cause and the dis
ease immediately disappears. The
first dose greatly benefits. 73c and
$1. Sold by Otto Grotjan, 1501 Sec
ond avenue. Rock Island; Gustave
Schlegel & Son, 220 West Second
Chicago. April 18 Following are me open
ing, highest, lowest and closing quotation
In today's markets:
May. 7i)fT;i n vtu
July. 7.H m 72V
May. 42: 44 4:l?i 41.
July. ..S; 44 4i
May. 84: S5 SUV NV
July, 3UH 31 3U?,:3UV
May. 18.C0 18.17 '8 00- 8 10
Julv, I7.4S: 17 62: 17 45: 17.2
Sept , 17.10; 17.22; 17.10; 17.20.
May. 9 82 8 90 9 82:9 90
July. 9 75: 9 82 9 75
Sept, 9.7J ; 9.8 J; 9 72; 9.80.
May, 0 87: 9 8?: 9.87: 9.87
Julv. 9.67: 9.75: 9.67:9.75.
Sept.. y.tiJ; 9 .70; 9.62: 9 70.
Rye, May 5fK4; July 50: flax. cash. N. W..
1.11: W. 1.0. May l.i9, timothy, April
; barley, cash 420t.
ttrceipis toaav: W neat 25, corn 55 oais
93; hogs 9,000; cattle 400. 6heep 500.
Hogs at Kansas City 1.5.X), cattle I .00;
toes at Omaha 200. cattle S.ftoe.
Hog market opened steady.
Light 6 k0&7 25: mixta and bntcti
ers. 17 00&7 F-0: good heavy, $7.103,7.55- rough
heavy, 7. K .25
Cattle market opened steady.
Sheep market opened steady.
Union stock yarus 8:40 a. m.
Light, te &0ft7.3o; mixed and butchers. l.o.
7 5rt: rood heavy, I7.10&7.52; rough heavy,
Jatue market ueady.
Beeves ti f, cowi and heifers 1
4 7. Texas steers 13 xf2,4 SO, Blockers ana
feeders 12 7S-.4V
Sheep market t-t a : v.
Hog marset closea slow.
T.'.cht, 6.907 3"i: mixed a.'-.d batchers, T.'fi
7.M: pood neavy. 7. (r,7.Lt; rough heavy.
Cattle market closed tteady
Sbeep market closed
Kitlmated receipts U'jnif: VT'.'. to.
corn 70, oats 165. hogs 2S ".
New York SWek4.
New York. April 1 The foLasw-c are tee
closing quotations on t&e Mew i'4ri iccs
So Pacific 5fi?. nrar tsr. ,. C tcA.cr.TS. 'J,
ras 103" Penna. 12-5 B a O. 'a C K- I
P. com 4 C. M.& St. P i'.:. Mi.-.Ji-iii."'
Pacific Mall Atchtftoa cvm . ! -V- -
Tel. Co. ho. N. V. Centrai 5- -t i.. k K
117. n . K T. H-iZ. r-orz - v v.tT
eom. 14. copper 6i:t. Air.:ta wiKs ''.
S. Steel pfd t6S. U. S b:: a nos r,.
Missouri Pacific iuH- Union Pic.fconinoa
90H coal and iron 6.".. rte ci rn r '-
Wabash ptd 40 Can Pac'.Hc iepQti c
Steel common 19s. Benubiic Steel p:d. 7
M. K. & T. common 2. American Car
foundry common 3Si: C. &. G. W. itvi
New York Itmnk Statement.
New York. Anril 18. Reserves on all de
posits Increased ;.St56 350: reserves on d
txisits other than U S. Increased '.2'i.475:
loans Increased. 2.n7.H; specie increased
-'.0l7.80u; lepals Increased. tttt.4u0: deposits
increased. (2.159.400: circulation increasca
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Tolra Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock. Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island. April 18. Following are the
quotations on the local market:
Butter Creamery S8c, dairy SCS2lc
Eggs Fresh 1 2c.
Live poultry -Chickens 10c per pound,
hens 9c per pound, ducis 12Hc turkeys 13c,
vegetables fotatoes. wc to auc.
Cattle Steers 83.50 to H.75. cows and
heifers 12.00 to $4.50, calves 11.50 to 3.09.
Navago" Indian Rug 30x72
6-4 Tapestry Table Covers
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g This week's offerings are of unsurpassable bargains. In order to favorably influence a large number of pros
pective carpet purchasers we place on sale many unusually great values in velvet, brussel and ingrain carpets
We offer a very attractive assortment of lace curtains in the latest of up-to-date patterns.
Velvet Carpets, the Alex. Smith &
Sons best make of beautiful col
orings, in oriental and floral de
signs, the very latest patterns.
In parlor, library, hall and
stair, at - QO
V&r yard OOC
Velvet Carpets, suitable for parlor,
in rich tvvo-tcne red ground, well
covered wiih oriental designs
just the thing for. a fine room,
per yard ... 69c
Tapestry Brussels, in small oriental
designs, cuitable for dlnini
rooms, of splendid
quality, per yard...
Extra Super-Ingrains, the very
best all wool, made by. the lead
ing carpet manufacturers of the
country, and sold by many 6tores
at 70c and 75c per yard your
choice from the entire stock, all
new patterns for this spring's
trade, at CQp
per yard Jw
Extra Super All-Wool, a splendid
pattern, for hall, dining room or
bed room, small scroll design
that sold for C5c. for a very spec
ial while it lasts
BISSELL CARPET SWEEPERS
Extra Heavy Half-Wool Ingrain, in
red and green colors, suitable
fcr parlors, sold for 50c per yard,
sale price Qr
per yard s)l
Sultana Carpets, with oriental pat
tern on one side and floral on
the other, splendid covering for
bed room, dining room and
halls, at ?
We have Linoleums that are sold
strictly on its established mer
its. In variety and novelty of
designs and colorings, and in
the attractiveness and durability
of print,- it is in a class by itself.
Reproductions of hard-wood
flocrs. high-priced "granulated
inlaids," "tiles," "oriental and
floral carpets." which look, like
the real things, give it a distinc
tion strictly its cwn; in durabil
ity it is known to equal printed
Linoleum of the highest cost;
per square yardUC lO OC
Art Squares and Smyrna Rugs, all
sizes, at cut prices for this sale.
Pillows, good ticking
Striped Muslin Curtains, with
tped seams, good width. 2
yards long, value
75c special ......
Striped .ir.d Dotted Swiss Cur
tains, extra wide, 2 yards long,
value $1.35- Qft
Novelty Swiss, cstra
long, full ruffle, val
ue $1.75 special...
Special clearance offering In cot
. ton-warp Japanest Mattings, a
lot cf fancy floral aind pictorial
patterns, strictly high class and
suitable for , the finest trade.
180 ends cotton-warp, good value
at 40c per yard, at the remark
.ably low price of OQr
per yard wv
Monday from 9 a. m. to 10 a. m.
will sell 10 rolls of IZYzt mat
ting at 4n
per yard vrH
Lace Curtains, in white, French
Brussels effect, corded edge, a
miodid parlor curtafn value'
$G.oo- QA K(
special, pair tTJl
White Dentelle Arabian with beau
tiful border, value ?fl
$5.25 special, pair.
White Arabian pattern, cable net
weave, handsome and fashion
able, value $1.25 JA
special, pair tpO3U
White Lace Curtains. lAzin center.
beautiful scrool border, in two-
tone effect, value
$2.89 special, pair.
White Lace Curtains, Toint de
Soues center, with rich border
Cable-net Door Panels, with Arab- Hand-painted Opaque Oil Shades.
in center, value
Madras, in white, suitable fcr long
glass doors, in floral and scroll
designs, at one fourth less than
its actual value.
VALL PAPErt CLEANERS
Fancy Scrim, in ecru, with colored
satin strip, giving the effect of
fine Madras W Af
PILLOWS AND HEAD RESTS
Window Shades, in all the leading
colors, mounted on warranted
rollers, with solid ring, nickel
plated pulls, complete 't Qg
ready to hang 1C
the very best made,
Felt Window Shades, in many col
ors, complete, thi3 7 '
week's special .... J C
Sash Rods, extension. 24 to 44. one
half solid, with good heavy hook
Lace Curtain Poles. 4 feet long,
with oak brackets
and knobs O
Lace Curtain Rods, large tuhe3,
w.th silvered kiiobs, 0
worth 20c at yQ
Lace Curtain Poles, of white enam
el, silver knobs and hook brack
ets, worth 20c
1723, 1725, 1727 Second Ave
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
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