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THE AHQ-TJS, SATURDAY, APltlL 5i5, 1903.
Bit You'll Make No Mistake
if You do All -your Grocery
Trading vt SHIELDS CASH
YOU CAN SAFELY IJELY OX THE QUALITY OF THE C.OODS
YOU liUY AND YOU HAVE THE ASSURANCE THAT THE PK1CE
IS AS LOW AS IS CONSISTENT WITH QUALITY. BUYING IN
LARGE QUANTIFIES, AS WE DO, AND OUll ENORMOUS TRADE
ONLY MAKE IT POSSIBLE TO QUOTE THESE LOW PRICES. WE
FEEL THAT WE CAN CUT DOWN YOUR GROCERY DILL CONSID
ERABLY, FOR OTHERS HAVE "TRIED" US AND HAVE NOT
"FOUND US WANTING.'' A FEW OF OUR MANY LOW QUOTA
Pillsbury's best patent -t rj-
Flour . I UO
Pride of Owatona Flour - f(
per sack IUU
CO lbs best Granulated flfl
1 pound package baking soda
J lbs. dried np
Dried Peaches, reg. V2'sc kind.
to close them out, , nr
3 lbs. for ....CsJXj
S bars Diamond C soap
4 lb. package Swift Washing
3 packages Malta Ceres
3c can California peaches,
Gall us over either -Phone
Everything new at the New
for the very best ready-to-wear
clothing see what we
show in Lf. Adlor Bros. &
Co. 'sand Alfred Benjamin
(L Co.'s make, none better,
none so good, all the differ
ence between these makes
and tailor's is the price:
$16.50 to $27.50
$15.00 to'"' $22.5d.
.:- ROCK ISLAND. ILL
New complete line of Trunks,
Suit Cases and Satchels,larg
est assortment in town.
2 cans Vislier nr
Gallon apples, nr
per gal bOG
2 lb. can grated or sliced "iOn
pineapple, per can
3 cans Empson's nr
Soap for kOC
1 large Hat can pink salm- inrt
inon for IUC
1 lb. 1. C. baking powder,'. O
per pound IOC
3 cans Rock Island nr
Pumpkin ". CuC
3 lb. can Sweet q
3 lb. can Strawberry beets, q
per can. , yj C
3 11. can New England nr
baked beans, 3 cans OC
County Board Appropriates $10,
500 for the Rock River
WILL 0E0S3 NEAR HILLSDALE
Infirmary Contract Approved Work
of Supervisors Ended
Hock Island county has put itself
on record 111 the matter of the much
discussed bridge across the Hock riv
er connecting1 it with Whiteside coun
ty, for this morning at the meeting of
the board of supervisors' action was
taken accepting the petition of the
highway commissioners- of Canoe
Creek township and approving the
committee report recommending that
an appropriation of $10,300 be made
to pay the part of the cost appor
tioned to this county, necessary to in
sure the construction of the bridge as
v Crofts 3fear nillHdale '
The new bridge whose construction
is assured by this action will be lo
cated near the town of Hillsdale, a
short distance Southeast, and will
cross into Erie township, Whiteside
county. The estimated cost is $21,-
0OO, and of this sum Itoek Islam!
county is to pay one-half and White
side county the balance.
The compensation of the members
of the board of review was fixed at
$3.50 per day for the time that the.y
are in session.
The contract for the new building
at the county infirmary of Collins
Rros. was approved, and it was fur
ther ordered that at such time as the
bond is filed that it should be approv
ed by the building committee. The
ways and means committee then re
ported, after which the board ad-joiu-neil
until the dune meeting.
Yealerday A f ternoou.
Yesterday afternoon the bond of
Collins Urothers, who were awarded
the contract for the erection of the
infirmary building, was fixed at $15.
275, the same being the contract
price. The building is to be finished
by Oct. 1, $10 to be forfeited by the
contractors for each day over that
time required to complete it. This
clause, together with the one requir
ing the employment of union labor,
will be embodied in the contract.
tins Stengel. dY vbas returned fre.ni
a visit in St. Loin, ,N
Prof, and Mrsi. Nicholls, of Port
Ilyrtn, were city visitors' today.
Hon. E. ,W. Hurst returned .this
uij'uiiuij ijvm 1 tie Mine capum. . ,
Morris W. Simon is home from the
University of Chicago for a visit.
Mrs. Victor Phels. of 1310 Eighth
avenue, is -visiting friends and rela
tives at Vinton, Iowa.
Mrs. William Lavender, of Kansas
City, is visiting with her parents, Mr?
and Mrs. J. T. Noftskcr.
Mrs. I'. L. Stone and daughter, Em
erald, of Chicago, are visiting with
Mrs. Stone's sister, Mrs. 15. I). Sho
walter, 2015 Sixth avenue.
Ilev. If. M. Cook, of Chicago, re
turned home this morning after
spending a few days at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Spauldmg, 001
Assistant State's Attorney 11. W.
Olmsted was in CSencsco yesterday on
business connected with the Kewanee,
Cambridge fc (Jeneseo railway, of
which he is secretary.
Mrs Samuel Edwards returned last
night from Keokuk. Iowa, after at
tending the funeral of her mother,
Mrs. George 15. Smyth, which occur
red in that city this week.
The Misses Laura Cool, Pearl IJich
ards and (Irate Ueeves, of Cordova,
are spending a couple of days with
Miss Mildred Cool. Miss Cool is also
entertaining Miss Emma Hire, of
Milwaukee. .' .
A number of the. local school teach
ers headed by Kupt. H. H. Ilayden at
tended the meeting of the Northern
Illinois Teachers association at De
Kalb yesterday and tod-ny. Supt. Ilay
den took a prominent part in. the pro
gram. MANY NEW CASES FILED
FOR MAY TEEM OF COURT
Yesterday was the last day of serv
ice for the May term of the .circuit
court and when the office of Circuit
Clerk Gamble was closed for the day
there were 581 cases in all filed for
the term. Of these, 37 new eases
were on the law side of the docket
and 53 new cases were on the chan
cery side. There were 23 divorce
cases. The total number of law cases
is 241 and of chancery eases 340. Al
though an unusual number of cases
have been disposed of at the present
term, the numlxr before the court
for the next term is greater than that
at the beginning of the present term.
AGED CITIZEN SUICIDES
TO AVOID TRIAL FOR CRIME
Howard Walters, of Sterling, sui
cided yesterday at that city by tak
ing arsenic. He had been arrested
for engaging illegally in the liquor
traffic and rather than face the courts
he decided to end his life. He was 70
years of age. .
Good for grandpa, good for grand
ma, good for father and hiother, good
for the children. Keeps the whole
family well. Rocky Mountain Tea. 35
events. T. II. Thomas pharmacy. . -
HONORS WERE EVEN
IN THIS AFFAIR
Hurst Boom for Governor Launched
by Mayor Harrison at Let
It. develops that there was more
than one political boom launched at
the Harrisonian birthday bant pie t at
the St. Nicholas hotel in Springfield
the other night. Hon. E. W. Hurst, of
this city, while presiding, had the ad
ditional' honor of hearing his name
proposed for governor by the guest
of honor of the evening, Mr. Harrison
himself. The Springfield correspond
ent of the Chicago Evening Post has
this to say of the affair:
"The presidential boom of Mayor
Carter II. Harrison, of Chicago, was
formally launched last night at a din
ner given in honor of his birthday at
the St. Nicholas hotel, which is dem
ocratic state headquarters.
"Sixty-three prominent' democrats
from all parts of Illinois, including
the leading men on the minority side
of the. legislature, were present. Ex
Kepresentative Elmore W. Hurst, of
Itock Island, chairman Of the demo
cratic state convention in I'MH); acted
as toastmaster. ' Speeches were made
by Mayor Harrison, ex-City Attorney
Owens, Senator Stringer, of Lincoln,
chairman-, of the state convention of
1H02, Representatives Cuinmings,
M. L. McKinley and Isaac Miller, and
Edward M. LahifT.
"Senator Stringer plainly intimated
in his address that Mayor Harrison is
considered a presidential candidate by
the Illinois democracy. In replying,
the mayor mentioned Mr. Hurst as
gubernatorial timber, and also threw
in a word complimentary to Samuel
Alsehuler, the nominee, for -governor
"The mayor's friends say the gath
ering shewed that the Illinois democ
racy will support Harrison for any
thing he may want in 11104."
VERDICT IS FOR
Jury in Lteonidaa Case Exonerates
Mate and Places Cotttg
After deliberating for a period of
six hours and taking many ballots
the jury in the Lcouidasi ease in the
Scott county district court at 5:'!0
yesterday 'afternoon brought in a ver
dict finding for the defendant and as
sessing the costs upon the plaintiff.
The case, which has been on trial
over a week and was a very hard
fought one, involve:! the attempt of
P. W. McManns, administrator of the
Estate of 'the two Leotmlases who
were killed on the Diamond .lo steam
er Oubuque by Mate Dan P.reen, duly
10. of last year, to recover da mages
from the company and the mate.
The verdict was arrived at after a
great deal t.f conflicting evidence had
been sifted down and amounts to a
substantiation i.f the action of the
coroner's jury at the time of the kill
ing, which decided that the shooting
was justifiable and exonerated the
CHILD CRAWLS UNDER
PORCH AND GOES TO SLEEP
Clifford, the 6-vcar-ol.l son of Mr.
and Mrs. C. D. Cheney, of 500 Fif
teenth street, disappeared earlv
Thursday eveaii lg, and for several
hours his parents searched in vain
for him. Notice was given of the loss
of the child at the police station, but
still no trace was found of him until
late in the niirht when a neighbor's
dog in prowling alMut under a porch
woke, up the sleeping child. He
crawled out none the worse, for his ex
perience, antl his appearance brought
relief to the anxious ones.
The remains of Mrs. Kate Grage,
who dietl at Aspinwall, Neb., arrived
here today and the funeral was held
at 2 o'clock this afternoon from the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
John Claussen, 623 First street. De
ceased was 31 years old and is snr
vived by her husband ami parents.
The cause of death was bilious inter
The funeral of the late .lames Love
was held this morning from Knox's
undertaking rooms, the obsequies be
ing of a military nature. A caisson
ami escort from the island conveyed
the body tt the arsenal cemetery,
members of John 1 J 11 ford post. G. A.
11., following. At the grave taps were
Rounded by Bugler N. N. Coons, of
whose company and regiment the de
ceased was at one. time a member.
. Line. 8a;m. 24hrs.
Feet. Feet. Feet.
" ' Dang'r Hgt. Change
St. Paul. .......... 14 ;7.5 0.3
Red Wing .... 14 7.0 0.2
Reed's Landing .. 12 6.2 0.2
La Crosse 12 S.2 0.2
Pr. du Chien" 18 9.4
Dubuque 13 10.1
Le Claire - 10 6.1
Davenport 15 8.6 ...
Des Moines lipds.. .. 5.6 0.1
Keokuk 15 10.0 0.4
St. Louis 30 21.7 0.6
Kansas City .'. 21 0.2 0.3
River forecast for 4S hours ending
8 a. m., Monday,' April 27, 1003: Only
very slight changes will occur in the
Mississippi between Dubuque and
Davenport, though a falling tendency
AN EVENTFUL WEEK
Founders' Day Celebration to Be
gin at Augustana College
DR. ANDEEEN TO BE HOME MONDAY
Preparations Made to Entertain
Many Visitors Prom Out
Next week promises to be a most
interesting one at Augustana col
lege. Tomorrow evening the Found
ers' day celebrations begin. Rev. O.
J. Siljestrom and Rev. A. V. Kjell
strand will preach in the chapel.
Monday will be a holiday and the
main festivities will be held this day.
In the morning Dr. Andreen is ex
pected to arrive home, after his ab
sence of four months, which time he
has spent in Sweden in the interest
of Augustana.' The ' exercises in the
chapel commence at 2:30 in the after
noon, when the speakers will be Rev.
O. W. Ferm, Dr. H. W. Roth and Dr.
Andreen. The celebration will close
in the evening with the grand con
cert when Handel's oratorio, "Mes
siah," will be rendered by the college
chorus, the orchestra and celebrated
A great many visitors will undoubt
edly be present, a.s all the-young peo
ple's societies of Rock Island and
Gales-burg districts have been invited
to attend and a special train will be
run on the Burlington system for
their accommodation. Other impor
tant exents will take place as follows:
. Other Kvents.
This evening a recital will be held
in the chapel by the students of Mrs.
Penrose and Prof. Botlfors.
Tomorrow aftrrnot n Prof. Mueller,
of Davenport will lecture to the mis
sion study class. Dr. Mueller will
undoubtedly present a great deal of
fresh and interesting information
about the work in India and the class
is looking forward to a very interest
ing hour. The lecture will take place
at 4 o'clock.
Tuesday evening the students and
faculty of the various departments
connected with the institution will
hold a reception of welcome to the
president. Dr. Andreen.
Wednesday evening the ladies' and
gentlemen's Ling clubs will give a
joint exhibition in the gymnasium.
Thursday evening A. Devin Duvivier,
of Chicago, will lecture in the college
chapel. This lecture' will unquestion
ably be one of the treats of the sea
son for all lovers of music.
Friday evening an event fakes place
which has been eagerly looked for
ward to by the college classes during
the whole year, for the interclass or
atorical contest will then take place.
Fach class has unbounded faith in its
particular orator. The orators them
selves are determined to do their best
and each one is anxious for the fray.
A. Devin Duvivier, the well known
composer and instructor, of Chicago,
whose 'dramatic symphony was per
formed by the' Chicago orchestra un
der the direction of Theodore Thomas
recently, ami which received much
praise from musicians, has been in
vited to deliver an address on "Ait in
Fducation" before the faculty and
students of Augustana college, the ev
ening of April .'50. Mr. Duvivier's
high standing as an author and com
poser will make his address one of
peculiar interest and value to stu
dents. Mr. Duvivier came to Chicago
eleven years ago from London, where
he was a professor in the Royal
Academy of Music, lie was the fel
low pupil at the Paris conservatory
of such musicians as Saint-Saens, Bi
zet. Massenet and other composers
who have gained world-wide fame.
Theodore Thomas has performed two
of his works which excited a lively in
terest and 'won great admiration in
local musical circles. Mr. Duvivier's
opera, "Deborah," has never been per
formed in this country, but has been
given presentation in Paris several
He has won fame as an instructor
of well known operatic artists antl
singers. among whom maybe mention
ed Mine. Galli Marie, of the Grand
Opera at Paris; Mine. Rose Hersee.
who is well known to lovers of opera
in. this country; Marie Tempest, the
comie opera artist, Signor Perugini,
ami others equally well known. Mr.
Duvivier holds an enviable position as
one of the greatest composers and
mif of the finest vocal teachers in this
eountrj-. His lecture at Augustana
college will unquestionably be one of
the treats tif the season from a liter
ary point of view, as well as of great
value to the musical student anil the
PREPARING TO BRING
CONTEST INTO COURT
Aid. G. W. McCaskrin announces
that- the preparations for the con
testing of the city election according
to the notice that was served upon
the city council at the meeting fol
lowing the election are going for
ward and that he and his attorneys,
Kenworthy & Kenworthy, are at
present at work upon a bill to be fil
ed in court at an early tlate in ac
cordance with the provisions of the
All ersons having rubbish about
their premises are requested to re
move same to alley. The garbage
wagons will commence next week and
collect rubbish. B.F.KNOX,
. i Mayor. .
I Now is tfiie Time to
I Visit Our Store.
Ovir Spring Line
is just the one for you to try us on for assortment and price. You'll
see cleverly designed pieces of FURNITURE for parlor decoration and
service. The best designed, most securely built CHAMBER SUITS,
DRESSERS, Etc. The largest and most attractive line of BRASS
and IRON BEDS. In fact everything dependable for the home. For
the young people who are to get married after Easter, our stock will
be the greatest help in setting up housekeeping.
We Hevve Plenty
of pleasing patterns in all grades of CARPFTS; in fact the stock is
enormous and the trade comments which we hear every day are very
complimentary. Your floor coverings will look better cost j-ou less
and be more satisfactory if you buy them of us. J
t 213-215 West Third
L ong-Troviser tKact
Big Boy Yovirs
Sommers & LaVelle
18(K Second Ave., Kock Island. : : 207 W. Second St., Davenport
Our French, English, German and Japanese ' Imported PAPERS
are now here, together with special American effects, all of which
we control exclusively in this territory. We are x,Ieast?1 how
j-ou these new decorative ideas.
Adams WaJl Paper Co.,
H. W. WARD, Manager.
310-312-314 TWENTIETH STREET. ROCK ISLAND
P. J. LEE,
St.. Davenport. Iowa.
lie's past the knickerbocker
stnjre. His kuees are too promi
nent. He's a youiiff man now.
Bring" him bore after school or
next Saturday and look over the
fifty different sorts of suits
which Ave have assembled for
his finicky choosing.
is the woman with a desire to make
the home beautiful. If it was not
for her the manufacturers of wall
paper would not emploj- Iiig-Ii-L
priced artists to make new designs.
There would be little demand for
pretty things. As it is, new de
signs are produced almost daily.
Not all, of course, but a great
many of the best of these are
found in 1113' assortment of
1429-1431 Second Avenue,
Opposite Court House.