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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 1903
EXHIBIT IS NOW ON
Work of Chicago Press Artists
Open to the Public at
UNDER A WIDE PATEONAGE
Work of Many "Well Known Men is
Displayed in Attractive
The exhibit of pictures by Chicago
press artists opened this afternoon
at the IJarper house, a large number
of tri-city people .dropping in and
looking over the drawings, paintings
and sketches. The pictures are rang
ed about the walls of the rooms
at the east of the main parlors of the.
hotel and entirely cover the wall
space allotted, the number of pictures
being so great that it was necessary
to do some methodical work to get
The exhibit is a representative one
in every respect and contains much,
of the better work of the most wide
ly known artists connected with the
press of Chicago. Tea was served in
the parlors during the afternoon by
ArtlHts Itepr Rented.
The work of the following is
represented by one or more pieces:
John T. McCuteheon, of Kecord-Her-ald
fume; William Schmedtgen, C. A.
Briggs, I.. Lowry, A. S. llarkness,
Hugo von Hoffsten. Charles K. Morris,
... .1. Van Lesout. K. II. Mrotts, W. 11.
Powers. 1. Morgan, K. 15. Johnson,
Ned Woodman. II. R. lioehm. W. 15.
Johnstone. M. L5. Aleshire. C. H. Work
man, A. T. Williamson, (. I). Brown
ami C. A. Gray. The exhibit will also
be open this evening and tomorrow.
I5icycles at Hynes.
Zazaro. Union cigar.
Bicycles at Wilcher's.
Hynes repairs wheels.
For insurance, E. J. Burns.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Gasoline stoves at Wileher's.
Tri-City Towel Suppty company.
Fancy strawberries at Hess Bros'.
Sky high Crescent bicycles at 1).
For real estate and insurance, E. J.
Remember Dolly Bros, for comfort
able shoes. Open tonight.
Ten dollars will be given for a for
mula for a better glass of orange
phosphate than you can get at Can
ode's pharmacy. '
Kerler Bros., old reliable carpet
cleaners. 'Phones, 134 and 5134. .
For tin and furnace work see. H. T.
Siemon, 1526 Fourth avenue, Union 283.
List your property, buy a home and
insure with us. Goldsmith & McKee.
Free dancing at Pipps' hall, Moline,
every Wednesday and Saturday even
thg. Leonard cleanable refrigerators are
always clean and sweet. Sold by Da
vid Don. '
A new concrete sidewalk is being
laid in front of the Star block on Sec
Bead Young MeCombs' ad on
page eight. Interesting store news
Clemann & Salzmann are selling
those automatic refrigerators fast
these warm days.
Some more low prices fur Thurs
day. Bead in our ad on page eight.
Young & MeCombs.
The automatic refrigerator is one
of the best made. It "does save ice.
See them at. Clemann & Sulzmann's.
The more 3"'u examine a Leonard
cleanable refrigerator the more you
will be convinced of its merit. Ilavid
Charles Miller, express, transfer and
piano mover. Pianos handled with
care. No. 1406 Sixth avenue. New
When you want first class plumb
ing done call up A. X. McNeill, 217
Eighteenth street. Old 'phone 1125
west; new 'phone 5957.
The Ladies Aid society of the
Broadway Presbyterian church will
meet with Mrs. W. P. Quayle at 2939
Thirteenth avenue Thursday at 2 p.
m. AH ladies cordially invited.
The automatic refrigerator is what
yon are looking for. It works per
fectly in warm weather like this and
it saves ice, too. Clemann .vr Salz
mann. Harry T. Young, of the steamer
Prescott, Tuesday closed a deal with
H. K. Walker for the purchase of the
Charles Hanson properly on Fifteenth
street and Tenth avenue. Considera
Annoying depredations have been
committed recently at Longview park
and the commissioner there has now
been given police powers with author
ity to preserve the property 1t the
city by the arrest of mischief mnkers.
There are so many worthless kinds
of bicycles where the wearing quali
ties have been left out to' cheapen the
price, that our only safeguard; is to
rely upon the trade mark. Get it
Crescent, sky high quality, low price.
At I). Don's."
Joseph Jenkins, the man indicted
for arson, was release! today, his
bond of $1,000 being signed for by
Henry and John Tremann. Jenkins
is the man accused of starting the
tire at the Silverman store on Seven
teenth street some time ago.
The marvelous Kuropena Dahns
seem to possess supreme power over
the center of gravity. They will pro
duce their somersaulting, cake, walk
ing, high wire exhibition with Goll
niar Bros.' big new railroad shows in
this city next Friday, May 22.
There is character in everything,
and our products have that jaunty
and perfect air that is so pleasing in
the well-dressed woman. Our skirts
and shirt waists are perfect in make
and faultless in fit. Bock Island Skirt
(St Shirt Waist company. Opposite
post office. Second avenue.
"Little Journeys in the Black Hills"
is the title of a neat folder that the
Burlington road has gotten out for
the inspection of people who are
planning a summer outing. It is full
of interesting descriptive matter and
effective illustrations pointing out
the attractiveness of the South Dako
Joseph Crane Ilnrtzell, Methodist
bishop of Africa, will speak at the
First Methodist church in Moline to
morrow evening on "Nation Building
in Africa." The reverend gentleman
is to spen 1 a short time in Moline, the
guest of his mother, Mrs. Nancy Hart
zell, who resides near Eighth avenue
and Fifteenth street.
No objections were filed in the
county clerk's office this afternoon
up to 3:30 o'clock against the propos
ed paving improvement on Fifteenth
street, f.nd, as this; is the. last day for
serving of such notice, of objection,
it is evident that the improvement is
to be allowed to go ahead without be
:,g delayed by any legal content.
The members of the Moline Chautau
qua commit tee and Manager Lardner,
of the. Tri-City Railway company.
went out to Prospect park this morn
ing and staked out the location for
the monster new auditorium which
the railway company is to erect at
the park for the chautauqua. The
structure is to be completed by the
first of July.
Lawrence Cockwell was tried -ns to
his sanity in the county court. Mon
day afternoon by a commission com
posed of Drs. E. A. Soule and E. D.
Taylor. Cockwell, who .resides at
Sunny Hill and has been employed as
laborer at New Shops, was adjudged
insane in Henry county about n year
ago and after a short term spent in
the Watertown hospital was discharg
ed as cured. He was ordered by Judge
Parmenter to be sent back to the hos
pital. More than half the right of way
for the Genesvo, Cambridge and Ke
vvanee line have been secured. Nearly
all the right of way between Cam
bridge and Geneseo have been signed
for and the work is now confined to
the territory between Cambridge and
Kewanee with- a part of it already
granted. The farmers generally are
giving willing consent to the promo
ters, realizing the benefit to be gained
in rapid transit for themselves and
June 9 is announced as the date
of the appearance here of Bishop Mc
Cabe, of Buffalo, X. Y., who it was
announced some time ago would be
here to deliver his famous lecture up
on "The Bright Side of Life in xLibby
Prison." He will speak at the First
Methodist church and the proceeds of
the lecture will be applied on the
deaconess work of the church.
L. W. Fues. a laborer in the employ
of Blake & Murphy, who was working
on the repairs in the Fifteenth street
sewer, last evening just before quit
ting time was caught in a cave-in and
narrowly escaped being buried alive.
He was warned by others, but the dirt
caught him about the hips and he was
held till help released him. The am
bulance was summoned to remove him
to his. home, 723 Third street. He is
only slightly hurt.
OLD RIVER CAPTAIN
VISITS IN ROCK ISLAND
Capt. XV. H. Pierce, a former resi
lient of this city and the oldest pilot
and engineer on the Mississippi river,
is sjending a few days in this city vis
iting friends and recalling the roseate
days of old when the river trade was
at its height, ('apt. Pierce came up
the river on tho Helen Blair today
with Capt, Walter Blair, the latter
having enjoyed the first- steamboat
ride of his lift- on Capt. Pierce's
steamer, the Jennie Brown, the first
short line packet boat, in 1S73. riding
from Davenport to Le Claire and
The captain's tales of river adven
ture would fill a volume. He was on
the McDonald, the Van Sant steamer
which, blew up at North McGregor in
1S72, killing 20 out of 30 on board.
Cupt. Pierce hail n number of ribs
and bones broken at that time ami
was otherwise injured. His was the
lot to see the inception of the upper
Mississippi traffic, its rise and fall.
His first trip was made in IS 14, com
ing up as far as Bock Island on the
old Lynx when he was but 10 or 11
years old. That steamer was an old
fashioned side-wheel, single-engine af
fair. Later he saw the growth of the
Northern ami White Collar lines and
for a time served as agent for the
Northern line at Burlington. He is at
present living with his son at Gil
christ. River Bulletin.
Line. 8a.m. 24hrs.
Feet. Feet. Feet.
Dang'r Hgt. Change
St. Paul 14 10. s o.l
Bed Wing 14 0.9 O.l
Beed's Landing .. 12 S.s o.l
La Crosse 12 10.7 ...
Prairie du Chien . . IS 11.7 0.5
Dubuque 15 ll.fi 0.2
Le Claire 10 fi.9 ...
Davenport. 15 ' H.S o.l
Des Moines Itpds.. .. 5.3 0.2
Keokuk 15 fi.H 0.1
St. Louis 30 20.2
Kansas City 21 12.9 0.3
Biver forecast for 4S hours ending s
a. m.. Friday. May 22. 1903: The Mis
sissippi will rise at an increasing rate
below Dubuque, and a slight rise will
begin at Le Claire and Davenport by
The Lydia Van Sant anil the J. W.
Van Sant brought down a raft of logs
ami tho Winona and Helen Blair were
in and out. The stage of water was
S.S5 all day and Hie temperature at
noon was 85.
Twelfth Street Park
Game Called ot 3:45
MISS ADELE DE VRIESE AND
CHARLES VAN HOE WEDDED
The marriage of Miss Adele De
Vriese to Charles Van Hoe was sol
emnized this morning at St. Mary's
German Catholic church, Bev. F." XV.
Conrad officiating at the nuptial mass
and marriage ceremony. The bride
was attended by Miss Clara Gernoy
and the groom by (icntil DcBussere.
After the marriage ceremony a wed
ding breakfast was served at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. D'Hooghe. Mr.
and Mrs. Van Hoe are well known
young people in this city, and
both parties have numerous friends
who take pleasure in the interesting
Partition, Wittick vs. Stromer, Sat
urday, May 23, 1903, at 2 p. m., at
court house. Two houses and lots
and land which cau be subdivided in
to 10 lots, in Wit tick's additions, in
western portion of Moline. Splendid
chance for residence or investments.
For particulars, see Sweeney & Walk
er, attorneys, Bock 'Island, or XV. J.
Entrikin, master in chancery, Moline.
Fair tonight and Thursday;
J. JV1. HHEKIER,
Temperature At 7 a. m. (56;
at 2:30 p. m. 85.
HAD MAD 00 SCARE
IN DRURY TOWNSHIP
In Drury township the people are
just getting over a mad dog scare
which was started over a week ago
by a dog belonging to Carl Witt. Mrs.
Witt, who first noticed that the ani
mal was acting strangely, tried to
make an examination to learn what
was the matter, when the canine lea
ed at her and bit her on the arm. It
subsequently bit several dogs and
a number of cattle before being
put out of the way. Mrs. Witt's
wound was a very slight one, but she
was at once given treatment calcu
lated to remove the poison if the dog
was really mad. .V great many stories
have been circulated concerning cases
in which symptoms of hydrophobia
were shown, but all have proved with
out foundation and it is believed that
there never was any real cause for
FOR THURSDAY, MAY 21
News of Bargains short, crisp and to the point. Pithy paragraphs
each of world of meaning. Bargains in every department tomorrow,
(Thursday) and every Item you read about is worth the coming for.
WOMEN'S TAILOR SUITS $4.98
Women's tweed cheviot
suits, lined and unlined coats,
self cellar, slightly belled sleeve,
skirts fully gored and flared, as
sorted ealors, worth up to $10.00.
Thursday ridiculous A QO
low price t0
SILK UNDERSKIRTS $3.98
ladies' black silk tafTetta under
skirts, regular price $5.50, made
with full flounce. 10 inch double
flounce, O Q
Thursday special price . J(0
DRUG SUNDRY SPECIALS.
Bird seed, lb 7c
Tar Soap, 2 cakes for 5c
Toilet paper, per roll 2c
Cream Marquis, per Jar 19c
Talcum powder, per can 4c
Wool soap, per cake. 4c
Pure powdered borax, per lb... 11c
Imported bay rum, for 8 oz.
Medicated face powder, per box, 4c
Just received a full line of new
paper back novels, 500 titles to
select from. A few of the authors
will give you an idea as to the
Mrs. Southworth works of 31 titles.
15 titles from Bertha M. Clay
works. Chas. AI. Sheldon. Chas.
Garvice, Alex. Dumas. Rose N.
Carey, Marie Corelll. Bichard
Haggard. Emile Zola. A
and many others, price. . .J, L
A few copyrights in paper hack,
"By Order of the King," Bichard
Hugo: "Double Life." Percy
Gooch; "Sweet Danger," Ella W.
Wilcox; "The Favor of the Prin
cess." Mark Lee Luther; "A
Crown of Straw," Allen Upward;
"Beminlscenses of a Pullman
Price. Thursday 1L
Base ball bats, Monday 5c
Boys catching mitts, Monday... 7c
10c balls. Monday 5c
Zimmerman Flying Machine Kites,
Doll go-carts, Monday 15c
Doll go-carts, worth $1.25, sale
price, Thursday 89c
Large size hammocks with various
assorted colors. Bed, Yellow,
Green; our $1.25 ham- $JQ
mock, Thursday price ... OC
Why pay agents from $10 to $50
for a sewing machine when we can
sell you just as good a one for less
Defiance 5 drawer drop Q Q
head sewing machine... JmJj
New Royal drop head S Q?
sewing machine ..... ID J
Our own brand Young &1 Q Q(J
MeCombs machine .. lJ
Our best 5 drawer drop head ball
bearings, swell front with nickel
plated attachments, nothing bet
ter on the m&rket Q
Copper nickel plated tea kettle 69c
Child's garden sets 10c
Iron cloth wringer 98c
We carry a large stock of Heath
& Mulligan mixed paints and col
ors of all kinds In oil and dry.
Screen door paint, can 10c
Best boiled linseed oil, gal 50c
No. 1 furniture varnish, can.... 10c
Large assortment of varnish and
paint brushes at very low prices.
1723, 1725, 1727 Second
W. C. T. U. LADIES HAVE
The meeting of the XV. C. T. U. yes
terday afternoon at the home of Mrs.
Bobert Hoffman, 1024 Seventeenth
street, was well attended and proved
both profitable and enjoyable. The
program was a "flower mission" one
and consisted of a reading by Miss
Don, violin solo by Miss Williams and
a paper upon "Flower Missions" by
Miss Blanche Bromley. Mrs. Dona
hue, deputy organizer of the society,
delivered an address upon county or
ganizations. At the business session
it was voted to again put out the bar
rels about the city to hold ice water
for drinking purposes, as has been
done during past seasons. A substan
tial sum was realized for the benefit
of the flower missions.
DOCTORS OF COUNTY HEAR
REPORTS OF DELEGATES
The Bock Island County Medical
society met in monthly session last
evening at the Harper in this city and
devoted several hours to matters of
interest to the profession. The great
er part of the time was taken up with
the reports of delegates to the. state
and American association meetings.
On the former reports were made by
Drs. A. M. Beal, of Moline. and C. Bern
hardt, of this city, anil on the latter
by Dr. G. L. Eyster, of this city.
Adelite, the great paint and var
nish remover. Give it a trial.
Three year old palms, from 10 to
11 o'clock Thursday, JT
worth $1.00 DC
4 ball, varnished balls and mallets,
sale price T"wC
6 ball, same as AJ-
above 03 C
8 ball, same as 7ft
above J JO
Full line of hammocks and fish
Brass reels, always sold for 15c,
Jardiniers. 7 inch size, assorted
colors, your choice, r
each, special XUC
Water tumblers, special. 1 1
Decorated water sets, G glasses
and pitcher, our regular price
$1.25. but for this sale,
Appropriate wedding presents in
genuine Rogers' sliver plated ware.
Rogers' medium knives and forks.
special, per set $2.89
Rogers' Tipped Tablespoons.
special, per set $1.69
Rogers' Tipped ?.nd Fancy Table
spoons, special, per set S9c
Rogers' Merry Spoons, special.. 9Sc
Rogers' Cream Iadle, gold lined,
special : 98c
Rogers' Butter Knife and Sugar
Shell, special, per set 79c
Black roses 3 in bunch, worth
25c, Thursday special 10c
Black Folagc. IS large leaves,
worth 35c, Thursdays special.
White Leghorns in misses' and lad
ies', worth $1 to $2, Thursdays
20 dozen wrappers, square yolk
trimmed with wash braid, lined
waist. 14 inch flounce on bottom,
and edging, fast colors, great
bargains at OSc, 7Qr
Thursday special yC
GINGHAM DRESSES 22c.
Child's gingham dress, yolk front,
fancy trimmed with embroidery
and edging, fast colors, 1 to 2
years, worth C5c, H g
Thursday special frfrt
GINGHAM APRONS 19c.
25 dozen gingham aprons, full
size, all colored checks, . 1 Q
Thursday special 1C
SHIRT WAIST 49c.
Ladies' black satin waist, fancy
plaited front and tucked back,
puff sleeves with cuff, worth
Thursday special . 49c
MOISTTE CARLO $393.
Ladies' Silk Monte Carlo, large
cape collars trimmed with lace
or stitching, fancy stole front,
puff or komona sleeves, two dif
ferent styles to select from,
worth $5.98. 3 Q&
Thursday special 070
Ave. Rock Island, 111.
New lines of Children's, Misses' and Boys'
Oxfords just in. Oar range of prices, $1.00
TKe Gibson Tie
1721 Second Avenue
Rejuvenates and Prolongs Vigor and Vitality.
Our new combined treatment of the great Curative Powers is an absolute
specific for weak, d.ebilitaleii men and nervous women.
Ve cure cancer, tuberculosis (consumption), tumors. rrovths, ulcers
and terrible skin diseases; we also cure dizziness, head noises, constipation.
;lyspepsia, sleeplessness, weakness, and that exhausted feeling1 failure of
vital power, pleasures blunted, morbid fears, dread of responsibility, inde
cision, oppression over chest, choking1, tight feeling at times in throat,
skin dry or clammy, headaches, high tension of nerves, which in case of wo
men ends in tears, in men often a self-sought grave.
Consultation free. All examinations free, including X-ray. ONE WEEK'S
TREATMENT ABSOLUTELY FREE. We deduct the railroad fare for out-of-town
people who take treatment.
DR. HORNE'S Bio-Chemic and Electric Wave
Rooms 40, ."() and ."!. Mitchell S: Lynde building. Call in morning so that
you will not be-compelled to wait so lortg. Take elevator to 4th floor. Hours
it a. ni. to ." p. m.; evenings. 7 to 8; Sundays. $ to 11.
TKe Secret of How to Obtain
3 found in Dr. Walsh's successful tre atment for chronie, nervous and pri
vate diseases of both sexes. Thousands who were afflicted with chronic
diseases and who failed to find relief elsewhere Lave been permanently
cured by Dr. Walsh during the nine years he has been located in Daven
port. That is one of the best reasons if you are suffering from any chron
ic disease and want to get cured, why you should take his treatment.
DR. -WALSH CURES
Exhaustive drains, sleeplessness,
weakness of men, failing memory,
mental delusions, or any other condi
tion due to nervous exhaustion.
Dyspepsia, Asthma, Pronchitis, Scrof
ula, Piles, Syphilis, Blood, Kidney,
Liver and Skin Diseases, quickly and
fs a frequent cause of nervous and
physical decline. Why treat months
with others when we can positively
eure you in ironi one to three treat
ments? ONLY CURAP.LE CASES TAKEN,
dreds cured by mail. Hours: 0 to
day, 11:30 to 1:30 p. m.
Office McCullough Building. 124 West Third Street.
DB. J. E. WALSH,
I ROCK ISLAND SAVINGS BANK !
EOCK ISLAND, ILL.
Incorporated Under tlie State Law. 4 Per Cent X
X Interest Paid on Deposits.
Money Loaned on Personal Collateral or Real Estate Security.
X J. M. Buf ord, President.
John Crubaugh, Vice President.
X Greenawalt, Cashier.
Began the business July 2, 1890,
and occupying S. E. corner of
Mitchell & Lynde's new building.
The other day "you cer
tainly have the Snappiest
styles in Oxfords I ever
saw," and that girl knows
what she is talking about.
Oxfords are IT. and our
varieties are endless and
every one of them is
AND OUli r.IO-t'IIKMIC TREAT
MENT FOK THE CLUE OF
Debility of the Nerve
and Blood Poisons.
Nervous Women Need
Our Combined Treat
ment. It Expels Disease,
Formerly of Chicago,
St. Anthony's Hospital.
WHEN OTHERS FAIL
Is nature's remedy. When scientifi
cally applied it soothes, Btrengtheni
and invigorates. Twenty years' expe
rience has made Dr. Walsh a master
of this method of curing chronic dis
eases. Electricity is the most power
ful curative agent known in all dis
eases peculiar to women, nervoui
exhaustion, rheumatism, neuralgia,
paralysis, eonstipation, nervous dys
pepsia, backache, headache, palpita
tion of the heart, ete.
If you cannot call, write. Hun
12 a. m., 2 to 5 and 7 to 8 p. m.; Sun
R. R. Cable, P. Greenawalt,
John Crubaugh, Phil Mitchell,
II. P. Hull, L. Simon,
E. W. Hurst, J. M. Buf ord,
Solicitors Jackson and nurst.
DR. J. E.