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THE AK&US, WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 1903.
CLEMANN 5v SALZMANN
Corner 2d Ave. and 16th St.
A saving of from 10 to r
20 per cent on. everything.
200 men's fine suits
that are worth and sold
up to $18 and $20 and
to sell them quick we
offer them for
Thursday Morning. Bet
ter come quick if you
want to get the good
ROCK ISLAND. ILL
FAILED TO CONCUR
Episcopal Delegates at Galesburg
at Variance in Choice
LAYMEN EEJEOT CLEEIOAL CHOICE
Split Comes on Indorsement of iter.
LefSncwell, of Knox
The entire day was taken up at the
convention of the Kpiseopal diocese
of Quincy, beinr held at (inlesbiirgr. in
deciding- the eligibility of Rev. Jef
ford. of Peoria, to vole in the con
vention and an attempt to choose a
successor to the late liishop F. Y.
The objections to Kev. .lefford's
voting were made on the ground that
his church had not been ' connected
with t lie diocese for the requisite .six
months., but he was finally given per
mission to have a, voice in the pro
ceedings. The, -convention had not
succeeded in reaching a choice' for
bishop at a late hour this afternoon.
There were three candidates for
bishop before the clerical delegates
this morning: Kev. C. V. IWlingwell.
of Knoxville; Kev. Fdwnrd Fawcett.
of F.nglevvood, nnl Kev. Henry K.
Chase, of Chicago. Three votes were
taken before noon and there were
nine for Kev. LefTingwclI, six for Kev.
Fawcett and three for Kev. Chase.
The first vote this afternoon resulted
the same way and then there was a
break and Kev. LetVingvvell received 11
votes to six for Kev. Fawcett and two
for Kev. Chase.
The matter then passed to the lay
delegates and after a conference a
vote was taken resulting in the rejec
tion of the clerical delegates" choice
by 1.1 to II. The question then re
manded hack to the other body and
at :!::;) this afternoon the clerical
delegates had not made another
choice. Pnder the rules of the church
it is necessary for both bodies to
At yesterday's sessions of the. an
nual convention of the Quincy Kpiseo
pal diocese, being held at (ialeshurg.
the forenoon's program opened with
the religious service conducted by
Kev. C. V. Letlingwell, assisted bv
Kev. K. F. (!ee. .The sermon was
preached by Kev. F. S. Tenfold, of
Quincy. In the afternoon the memo
rial serices for the late l'ushop F. V.
Taylor were held and the address
was made by Very Kev. V. II. Moore,
dean of the Cathedral of St. .lohn. of
Quiney. The session, of the women's
:iuxiUi;y.---4Mgan after the cl- f;
tho memorial address and continued
in the evening. The. delegates from
this city are Mr. an 1 Mrs. a. DeSoland
and Mrs. T. .1. Donahue.
UNION MISSION BAZAR
OPENS AT TURNER HALL
The annual bazar of the I'nioii JHi.v
siiMi began at Turner hall at 1I::;0
today with the serving of dinner.
Several hundred meals were scried
between that time and 1:::o o'clock,
the ladies being kept more than busy
satisfying the wants of the many pa
trons. At 'J:::u the hall was opened
for the sale and continued so until
5:."0. This evening the hall will be
open from 7:W) until i::U). The nu
merous booths are ranged about the
sides of the hall and there is a large
display of various articles which are
for sale. The hours tomorrow will
be the same as today and dinner will
again be served. No admission is
ROCK ISLAND ARTISTS
ENTERTAIN IN DAVENPORT
Karl Kowlhy, of this city, last even
ing made a decided hit as reader at
Trinity (Juild hall, in Davenport, at a
concert for the benefit of the choir
of the (diurch. His work was so well
received that he was called upon re
peatedly for encores.
Tne program was in charge of Prof.
S. T. P.ovvlby. of this city, and other
wise included a vocal solo by S. V.
Collins, song by Maurine 1'nglin, man
dolin solo by Charles Montgomery,
piano solo by Miss Josephine Schnei
der, vocal solo by Miss Fmily Haines,
anil numbers by Powlby's Mandolin
club, all the performers being from
DELEGATE THIS EVENING
Typographical union, No. 107, meets
in adjourned session at Industrial
hall in this city this evening- for the
purpose of selecting a delegate to the
international convention. There are
two candidates in the field for the
honor. T. F. Wheelan, of this city, and
Harry Hicks, of Davenport.
Tomorrow evening a meeting will
be held by the members of the Indus
trial Home association of this city to
decide definitely whether an excur
sion .to Milwaukee that has been un
der cons-deration for some time, will
be given. It is proposed to run the
excursion under the auspices of the
association July 18 or 25, probably
the latter, via the Milwaukee road.
Collection of Garbage
The collection of garbage has been
begun and notice is hereby given to
families having refuse to dispose of
to provide covered metal receptacles,
in; accordance with the city online
anees. By order -of Dr. II. G. Craig,
Jr., health commissioner. . i
Miss Helen Loosely is visiting in
Mr. and Mrs. K. D. Leonard, of Gales
burg", are visiting in the city.
H. IT. Cleavcland returned this
morning from a three-days' trip to
Kev. II. 15. Williams, of the First
Methodist, church, will deliver the ad
dress tonight at the graduation exer
cises of the Milan high school.
Mr. and Mrs. J. It. Johnston, who
recently sold their, home on Seventh
avenue.w ill during the next tw o months
leave to take up their residence on
the Pacific coast, locating at Sacra
mento. Cal. They have long been res
idents of this city, and their many
friends, while sorry to see them leave,
will join in the wish that they may
find a pleasant home in the far west.
Mrs. J. Franklin Hell arrived in the
city yesterday afternoon from the
east, ami is visiting at the home of
her parents, Capt. and Mrs. T. J. Hu
ford. Mrs. Hell has been with her
husband. (Jen, Hell, in the Philippines
three years, while the latter has beeiT
there since the outbreak of the war
in the islands, (ien. Hell, who is now
in the east, will be here in a few days
for a visit.
GIVES BATTLE TO OFFICER
A man registering as C. Jones was
arrested yesterday afternoon by Offi
cer Schniiil at Spencer square for
drunkenness. Incited ly the crowd
the intoxicated one proceeded to take
a fall out of the officer, but soon
found out that he was not encounter
ing one of the novices of the force,
and it required a space of only a few
seconds to reduce the belligerent to
submissive surrender and he went to
the station meek as a lamb. The offi
cer had one of his fingers badly torn
in the sen tile. Jones appeared before
Police Magistrate Johnson this morn
ing nnd pleaded guilty. He disclaim
ed any malicious intent in resisting
the officer and laid his indiscreet ac
tion to the influence of liquor. In
view of this he was released on the
payment of a fine of $5 and costs for
Agnes Loekwood, Margaret Murray
and Mrs. Laura Shannon were each
fined $- and costs last night by Mag
istrate Johnson at the police station.
Their appearance in the haunt of the
incorrigible was due to fast driving
on the public streets contrary to the
ordinances providel to safeguard the
lies and interests of the general mu
nicipality. The magistrate advised
the ladies to be more careful in the
future or 1 he dimensions of the line
would be increased.
Night Captain Kramer. Officer
Kinney ami Detective Carries were
called to the residence of A. Mosen
feWrn -Twentieth streef1 about mid
night yesterday by a reported at
tempt at burglary. When the officers
arrived there they found that a man
had come up to a side door and tried
the knob. It happened that the do
mestic ami a friend were sitting in
the shade on the porch and as soon as
the would-be invader saw them he
.made a -hasty departure. The man
was of medium size and dressed in a
A passenger on the late east-bound
train on the Kock Island reported
that his coat he had left in the rack
above his -ent had been relieved of
money and checks amounting to a
considerable sum. As there was no
clew tin- local officers could do noth
ing. John MeMahon is now on duty on
the day force, taking a new beet com
prising the second precincts of the
Fourth and Fifth wards.
HELD FOR BIGAMY
DATES FOR REGIMENTS
TO GO TO CAMP ASSIGNED
Springfield, 111., May "0, Adj. (Jen.
Smith has issued an order designating
the dates on which the several com
mands of the Illinois National Guard
will enter Camp Lincoln for their an
nual tour of duty this summer. P.nch
regiment will spend eight days in
camp, as follows:
First infantry. .Inly 11 to July 18.
Second infantry, July IS to .Inly j
Seventh infantry. July U." to Aug. 1.
Kighth infantry, Aug. 1 to Aug. S.
Cavalry, artillery, engineers and
signal corps, Sept. 5 to Sept. 12.
The naval militia will enter on their
annual cruise of instruction July 5.
by divisions, on the IT. S. S. Dorothea
Mrs. Lewis Hassman, the pioneer
of the lower end of the county, whose
death was briefly referred to in yes
terday's Argus, had been an invalid
for a number of years. About a year
ago she suffered, a paralytic stroke,
which left her in a helpless condi
tion. She had made her home with
her daughter, Mrs. William Powell,
for many years. She leaves two
daughters and two sons. The funeral
was held at 11 o'clock yesterday
morning from the daughter's home,
with services by Kev. K. L. Shepherd,
of Illinois City.
Ucenned to Wed.
John C. Gestettenbauer.. .Kock Islaa4
Miss Nellie Nelson .'.Kock Island
William M. Wilson. .. .Rural Township
Miss Celia M. Slater ;
Fred S. Moody.. ...Port Hyron
Miss Ella M. Wright '.Port Hyron
Dr. Stranghoff, the noted German
scientist, say: "The most beautiful
and well formed women are Ameri
cans, where W per cent ' use Kocky
Mountuin Tea. The great beautifier."
35c. T. II. Thomas' pharmacy."-
Serious Charge . Against J. E.
Robbins, of Cordova, Brings
FOKMEE WIFE LIVES AT DUBUQUE
Tfiue Bornbolt, Ills FJUheryin-Liaw,
Files Information Against
Constable Lee l.aker, fo4f Cordova,
brought. J. E. Kobbins, of the same
place, down to the county jail last
evening, the prisoner being bound
over to the grand jury charged with
bigamy. His bail was fixed at $1.01)0,
and as he was unable to raise that
sum he was committed to jail to await
the action, of the. circuit court. Hob
bins was committed by Justice Zim
merman, of Cordova, yesterday after
noon, his preliminary bearing having
been held then, the information in
the case being filed ly Itobbins' fal h-er-in-law.
Time. Hornholt, of Cordova.
State's Attorney Weld, of this city,
went to Cordova yesterday afternoon
and prosecuted the case. Kobbins
was married to his wife April l.". 1102.
and at that time was applying- for a
divorce from his former wife, Kosie
YYiederkehr, of Dubuque.
Aug. 2S, ltiOl. Kobbins was married
to Miss Weiderkehr here at the court
house by Judge Adams. Through the
necessary formalities to the securing
of the license it appeared that the
groom had lx-en previously married.
Last December Kobbins instituted di
vorce proceedings for the annulment
of this marriage bond. April 15 the
man's third wedding took place, the
bride being Miss Karen Hornholt.
daughter of Time Hornholt, a well
known resident of Cordova, the cere
mony being performed by the late
Kev. Robert Corwin Hryant. of Mo
line. Mr. ami Mrs. Kobbins then went
to live with the bride's father on his
farm near Cordova. A brother of the
former wife read of the marriage, and
at once communicated with his sister
in Dubuque, apprising her of the turn
affairs had taken. She wrote at once
to Mr. Hornholt with the result thai
a warrant was sworn out on the hit
ter's infoi mation. charging Kobbins
PROPRIETOR OF ALPHA
NURSERY A SUICIDE
William Wirt, one of the proprie
tors of the Alpha nursery, committed
suicide vesterdav morning bv shoot
ing the top of his head off by using a
shot gun. It is not know n exactly
what time the suicide occurred, as
there were, no eye witnesses. The
body was frond about 7:110 o'clock in
one of the loaning1 sheds of the nur
sery, and the sight which greeted the
man who found it was a ghastly one.
The entire top hail been blown off
his head, and the brains were scat
tered over the floor.
- Sm of h neighbors said that
they heard a report of a shot gun or
such a weapon about li o'clock, but
thought nothing of that at the time.
It is thought that the cause of the
rash act was the mud. lied up condi
tion of the affairs of the business of
the Alpha nursery. Mr. Wirt was one
of the proprietors, and he had been
greatly worried over the fact that a
few months ago the company had re
ceived a large number of orders which
were tilled, but when the delivery was
made they turned out to be bogus.
This scenic 1 to unbalance his mind
and he took to drinking heavily, and
for a number of weeks, it is said, he
has not been able to attend to any
He was a married man of about 40
or -45 ears of age and leaves a vvifi
one son and a daughter.
DENTISTS AGREE UPON
The Saturday afternoon closing
movement is getting more pronounc
ed this year than ever before. Among
the. latest to join those taking a half
holiday once a week are the dentists
of the city. In past seasons there
have been a number of the offices
closed Saturday afternoons in hot
weather, but this season practically
all have signed an agreement to close
at 1 p. in., beginning next Saturday,
an 1 to continue the practice till Sept
Saturday afternoon of this week
the employes of the head office of the
Modern Woodmen will have their first
half holiday, to be continued weekly
throughout the summer.
People Who Fir.
The Kyan-Zorella troupe are im
questionably the greatest aerialist;
ever seen anywhere in the world.
Four men and three ladies have been
brought together from the best of
the world's circuses to present the
wonderful performances which are
one of the star features of the Adam
Forepaugh and Sells Hrothers enor
mous shows united. So swift and far
their flights through the dome of the
vast canvas, so graceful their every
movement, and so daring their every
feat, that they seem to be really
superhuman and more like feathered
birds'fhan men and women. If there
were noihing else on the program of
this vast congregation of wonders
brought about by the consolidation
of America's two greatest shows, it
would be well worth the while of anj-
amount of travel and expense to see
it. They will be ut Davenport, Thurs
day, May 31.
A Swell TovicK
A R.ock Bottom. Price
This is the story customers are giv
ing out about the new suits from our
store. We are putting in' our best
licks to maintain this reputation.
Perhaj o you had better drop in and
see how we are doing it.
We are Showing a Line
f Men's Siits at S10
That will appeal to you as cheap and
reliable. The price was higher.
1804 Second Ave., Rock Island.
207 W. Second St., Davenport
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Yes. we are all ready with a Spring stock of Men's Foot
wear that deserves your at tention. if oil have any thought
to matters of "correctness."'
All the new conceits in leather and shape that have
been marked "approved" by those whose approval settles
Particular men will find here just what they want
in footwear. This is a shoe store that is especially con
ducted for particular people. TJIK .LAHOKINC MAX-
TI1F. P.rsiXF.SS MAN OK THE SWELL DKESSEK will
find that w will give his particular shoe wants the most
careful attention. Prices count for little unless you see the
shoes so we say, come in for a look.
ADAMS, 75 he Shoe Mevn,
Bviy Your Summer Millinery Here
This week rtTers you the oportunity you are looking for of buy
ing your summer millinery at the price you want to pay.
Every day you will find some new model shown; each one typi
cal of the most advanced summer millinery designs. They are not
only beautiful and becoming, but very moderate in price.
And we haven't forgotten the children and misses. Our showing
of their summer millinery is certainly attractive and cannot fail to
please not only the children buf also the mothers.
BRANDENBURG MILLINER. Y STORE
Cor. Twentieth Street and Fourth Avenue. 'Phone 1'nic-ii Electric 61P.0
Nothing Better Than
Cull and look through our new
Fixture Room. fs'ew stock,
. A. ROBB & CO.,
119 IStll Rt. PhnneWwt 1533
Dr. S. H. MILLER,. M. D. V. g
Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist.
, Graduate of McKilliji's Veterinary College, Chicago, 111. g
Office and Veterinary Hospital g
1115 Third Avtna, Rock IrUvd, II'. Kealrienna 1813 Fourth A too a e O
Oftlco bourn 7 to 8 a m.. 1 to 2 p. in.. 7 to 10 p. nr. Central Phones: Office 1409 3
West, Residence U6t VVet Union Fboaes: Ofnce 6707, healdenco aaj7 jg