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THE AKGKTJS, WEDNESDAY AUGUST 20, 1903
-A. Whiteside Dead:
Wotil "Play Skti4?pected
R. A. Whiteside, the young1 man
found in a demented condition on the
streets of Moline a week agx, died at
7 o'clock last evening at St. Anthony's
hospital without regaining conscious
ness suHieiently to throw any light on
the causes that brought about his un
A post mortem was conducted this
afternoon at Knox's undertaking
rooms by Drs. Ci. (J. Craig, Sr., and C.
T. Foster, who found that death was
due to inflammation of the brain.
They did not find any evidence of vi
lenee, although the inflammation
might have resulted from a light blow
struck in the head.
II. C. Cibbs, of Williamsville, 111.,
step-father of Whiteside, who has
been in the city for three days, is sat
isfied that the young1 man met with
foul play, and has been pursuing an
investigation with a view to obtaining
proofs. Whiteside was a carpenter by
trade, 2S years of age and single, lie
arrived in. Davenport a week ago last
Friday and engaged a room at the
home of Mrs. Kruger, 414 West Third
street, lie remained there tiiree days,
but no trace can be had of his where
abouts from Sunday evening until the
Tuesday night following, when he was
found in Moline.
Up till ytwo weeks ago Whiteside
had written regularly to his folks.
The remains will be shipped to Spring
field for interment.
Threatening tonight and
Thursday, vith . probably
showers; no decided change
J. M. SHERIEK.
Temperature At 7 a. m. 07;
at 2:30 p. m. 72.
Zazaro. Union cigar.
Lawn swings at Wileher's.
For insurance, K. J. Burns.
Buy a home of Keidy Bros.
Plums by the ieck at lies Bros.
Tri-fity Towel Supply company.
Before ordering your coal call up
Mueller Lumber company for prices.
For-tin and furnace work, see II. T.
Siemon, 1326 Fourth avenue. Union 283.
A special offering of aluminum
cooking utensils at Mcl'abe's. See ad.
Advertising horse covers, ser Ice
able and well made, may be had at
The Argus, 2o cents each.
Early choosing from those water
damp mattings at McCabc's will in
sure a saving of some cash.
We will have ready for your inspec
tion the Dunlap hats, Thursday, Aug.
27. You know us. The London.
Women's fancy stitched fine kid
shoes, sold at while they lasrt,
nearly eery size. $2. at Mcl'abe's.
We are selling agents for the Dun
lap hats. Opening Thursday, Aug. 27.
Will we see you? The London.
Some fine white l." cent cotton bats,
erv secial, 10 cents a roll. Thurs?iy
af McCabeV. They merit prompt attention.
Llectrie baking exhibit of leresota
Hour at Mcl'alje's ecry day fids week.
You are invited to see it and eat the
Dunlap is authority on hats. We
are Kock Island's agents. Will we
see you opening day. Thursday, Aug.
27? The London.
Protect your horses from the flies
this hot weather. Well made adver
tising horse covers may be had at The
Argus otlice at 25 cents each.
Bursting of water pipe wet some of
Mcl'abe's highest eost mattings. Thev
bair been dried and will be on sale
Thursday a. m. at about half.
These are some of the coals Mueller
Lumber company sells: Springfield,
Pocahontas, Washed Kgg, Ktherly,
Smithing and hard coal. Try them.
Learn ballroom dancing at llra
ha m's school Tuesday ami Friday ev
enings. Third and (Jaines streets,
Davenport. Old 'phone 57, new 21S.
This hot weather is hard on horses.
Protect your horses from the flies.
Well made advertising horse covers
may now be had at The Argus oihee
at 2" cents each.
The University of Chicago (lice and
Mandolin club has been booked for
an appearance at the Illinois theatre
Ihe evening of Dec. 2:!. The club
comes under Ihe auspices of the As
You had belter see the Bock Island
Sand & llravel company before order
ing your supply of fuel. Bituminous
from the Springfield district, Scranton
anthracite and West Virgfna ocean
smokeless are earried.
The fire department was called to
2H5H Fifth-and-a-half avenue at
11 :.'!() this morning to extin
guish a blaze in n slied
thought to hae been started by boys.
The barn is owned by P. If.' Kelly.
The damage is about $".().
The jury in the assault and battery
case against Frank Ohaver, of Drnry,
who wart arrested on complaint of
John Ilusen, a neighbor, discharged
the. defendant in ."justice Witter's
court yesterday afternoon.
W. II. Trues-dale, president of the
Delaware & Lackawanna railroad, who
has been critically ill from blood poi
soning, was reported otit of danger
yesterday. The poisoning grew from
scratching a pimple on the arm.
The button workers of Muscatine,
who have leen having a great deal of
trouble lately in maintaining the scale
of wages they have been receiving,
are rapidly organizing, and will soon
lie in a position to put up a fight.
Cy Brown, who is accused of having
been implicated in the robbery of Pe
ter Pearson, of Oeneseo, at Daven
port, was arrested at the race track
yesterday afternoon by Detective
Carnes and -given over to the police
across the river.
- The bicycle thief, who has been get
ting in his work in great fashion over
the city the past few weeks, was
abroad again last night, taking I). K.
Noftsker's wheel from the porch of
his home on Twenty-second street.
The missing bike is a Steam.
The Burlington road brought an ex
cursion of 500 people from Mon
mouth, Ualesburg and intermediate
points, arriving at 10:. 10 this morning.
The. visitors came to attend the races
and see the Pain show, and will leave
for their homes at 10 o'clock tonight.
Clarence Lanfier, aged 10, was
drowned at Muscatine yesterday. lie
lrad taken his father's dinner to him
at a factory near the. river, and then
decided to go in swimming. A board
he was paddling about upon broke
and he drowned. The body was re
covered. The Ebenczcr camp meeting at
Painter's grove, north of lieneseo,
eitded yesterday, after a two-weeks'
session iii. which a large number of
conversions were made. The camp
meeting of the Bock Island Methodist
district opens at Tindall's grove, south
of Milan, Friday evening.
Laboring men are badly wanted at
Hockford. Recently, according to the
Star, of that cify, a prominent con
tractor stated that he' would pay a
bonus of $10 a head for l.ono men, to
be delivered there ready to go to
work. lie. stated that it is practically
impossible to get men een at the
high wages paid, and contractors who
hae undertaken work are in a bad
AT THE HOTELS.
At the Harper T. (J. Tanner, Chi
cago; Charles Dnbold. Buffalo; .1. P.
Code. Bradford; S. II. Dunbar. Toledo,
Ohio; .1. II. Harper. Chicago; C. P.
Swan. Daenxi-t ; II. (!. Minckc. St.
Louis; Charles S. .'ones. Philadelphia;
W. O. Hitchcock. Peoria; M. D. Kosen
ticld, Moline; W. M. (iraut, Frisco;
I). (Jordon. New York; M. T. Dil
lon and wife, Sterling; D. W. TLxll.
Chicago; F. I, .lolinstoii. Chicago;
L. S. Mcl'abe, Kock Island; Henry Ho
heivadel, Chicago; .Vat Feiuhdt. Chica
go; Z. T. Pope. Chicago; .1. Tracy and
wife. Orphein; D. 1). Petrie an 1 wife,
Orpheim; .1. Petrie and' lady, Orpheim;
1. K. Nichols and lady, Orpheim; Jen
nie D. Sluer. .Joy, 111.; Nellie Ives. .Joy,
111.; Mabel Bloomer. .Joy. 111.; C. B.
Ilolcomb, Chicago; W. H. Kiindall, Du
rand; O. .1. Martin. Minnea jlis; C.
Scly, Chicago; C. W. Nellis. Chicago;
I. Ii. Anderson, Chicago; W. F. Cot
tral, SaaiMia; A. B. Dodge. Savanna;
.!. II. Tasey. Calcsbnrg: F. L. Dclhitt.
Chicago; .John Kiley. Chicago; F. Scy
forth. Chicago; W. H. Reynolds, New
York; .Tohn Brand, St. Louis; .1. I).
Freedman, New York; C. A. (tiiten-krins-t,
Milwaukee; T. Ilansburg. Iou
isville; Francis Krvppen, Chicago; 1).
I. McCarty, Bcardstown; F. Lobdel.
Chicago; F. L. Smith and son, Beards
town. At the Harms (Furopean) P. H.
Sarnpliner, New Jersey; (ieorge Cas
tle, Chicago; Miss Castle. Chit-ago;
A. F. Stickner and wife, Toulon; P.
Shu Hz and wife. Keota; II. C. Rolen.
Mihvooil; Fred .Jones, Omaha; (Seorge
Long. Peoria; W. Williams. Chicago;
.J. C. Cordon, Pittsburg; B. C. Kirby,
Louisville, Ky.: (J. P. Morgan. New
York; L. J. Winfield, Boston, Mass.;
C. Munson, Detroit, Mich.; A. D.
Vance, Peoria. III.; P. L. Woods.
Wheeling. W. Ya.; A. B. Probst, Pitts
burg. Pa.; II. B. Holdcn. New York;
M. .1. Frohman. New York; (!. P.
Wheaton. Philadelphia; C. J. Floyd.
Chicago; N. B. Parsons,' Chicago; F.
RichertoiK Perry, O. T.; D. M. Swope.
Chicago; .L O'Connor and wife, Ke
wanee; C. Sehlicht ing. Chicago; C.
Shell and wife, Rock Falls; .1. B. War
ren, Chicago; O. Krauts, Chicago; I.
S. Haight. Peoria; M. A. Gorman. Pe
oria; M. A. Doran, Chicago; F. L. Mil
ler and wife. Woodhull; F. P. Cowley.
Chicago; D. Clippengcr, Keyse;
F. ('(irons, Chicago; 11. Parsons. Chi
cago; E. A. How-land, Chicago; K. R.
Biilett, Sheboygan; F. D. Stratton,
Sheboygan; F. Cole, Sheboygan; .1.
.L Asliland, Trenton. N. .L; W. J. Wil
liams, Denver, Col.; J. Whitmark, Ot
tawa, 111.; F. .1. Anthony, Dubuque,
Iowa; L. L. Gurney, Dubuque, Iowa;
T. B. French. Aledo. HI.; A. P.. Pitkin,
Yandalia. III.; George B. Warfield, Cin
cinnati. Ohio; V. L. Payne, Chicago;
H. H. Dickerson, Chicago; W. P. Shay.
Boulder, Col.; 1). A. llulligan. Cedar
Rapids; (i. C. Fry, Columbus, Ohio;
Morgan Barrymore, New York; C. T.
Compfort, Chicago; V. C. Metinon. Du
buque; B. B. Baldwin, Chicago; C. V.
Porter, Peoria; G. P. Rand, Milwau
kee; L. G. Ryan, St. Louis; M. .1. Lu
ther, Pitts-burg. Pa.; L. .1. Remington.
Aurora, 111.; M. J. Arlington, Tren
ton, X. J.; (i. W. Wilkinson, Chicago.
At the Rock Island George Bell.
Sherrard, HI.; Miss Mearl Fwsex, Kher
rard; W. L. Aster, lock Island; L.
W. MeKown, Davenport; A. Haher
sion, St. Louis; John P. Smith, Mt.
Carroll; S. J. Seaburn, Bock Island;
J. II. Bison, Chicago; Charles Leven
son, Chicago; John Meurling and wife,
Sherrard; J. II. Willis, Galesburg; F.
V. Young, Burlington; George II.
Brooks, Chicago; A. J. McNeil, Bock
Falls; John Moore, Kewanee; Mr. and
Mrs. I. Russell and children, New
York; John McGregor, Sherrard;
Charles Ahrnstedt. Sherrard; Theo
Peterson, Cable; Frank Holt and wife,
Cable; M. L. McKenna, New York; A.
O. Allen, Bushnell; I. Davis. Daven
port; W. S. Sloan. Buffalo Prairie; L.
N. Lewis. BulTalo Prairie; Mary Dun
lap. Fdgington, 111.; F. 11. Lebb, St.
Paul; Mrs. .Mary Latimer. St. Paul:
J. F. Oliver and w ife, Alexis, HI.; J.
R. Pitney, Peoria; J. W. Groves, Dav
enport; Mrs. Piough ton, Fdgington;
N. L. Robins. Fdgington; T. E. Van
Sant, Kansas City; Axel Link, Cable.
WILL ANALYZE WATER
FROM CITIES OF THE STATE
Springfield, HI., Aug. 2(5. A cam
paign against typhoid fever is to be
inaugurated by the state board of
health. Preliminary to such action
the, board is analyzing water from
the. sources of supply in cities of
over 2.0O0 population in ihe stale.
Seventy-nine cities are included in this
division, 52 of which own their own
water plants. After the water in
these cities is passed upon the board
will turn its attention to places of
less population. Samples of the water
asked for are to be sent to Dr. John
II. Long, chemist for the board, and
he is to make a report upon each to
Will Enforce the Corfew Uw.
Nashville, 111., Aug. 2d. Mayor
Krughoff has posted notices that the
curfew ordinance will be enforced. It
applies to the boys and girls of the
city under the age of 12. compelling
them to be off the street at 9 o'clock
during November, December, January,
February and March and nt S o'clock
ut night during the remaining months
of the year. A tap of the lire boll will
be the memis of notifying the young
people that the hour has arrived.
Start of a Nan Town.
Carhondalc, 111., Aug. 2d. A new
town. White Ash, which bids fair to
become an linportunt coal producing
center, is being built three miles from
SpiHci-to-wii, in Williamson cour.ty.
The 'Frisco system is already build
ing a track to the new town, and ihe
Illinois Central expects to cnttr the
place In the near future. Surrounding
the site on all sides are some of th
best coal fields In the section.
Kz-Aldeiman Sy It IlUckmill.
Milwaukee, Aug. 25. Former Alder
man Rolert L. Rudolph, of the Flev
enth ward, has lceii arrested chanced
by Peter Schalck, a saloonkeeper on
Third street, with exacting a bribe of
.$."Ut to secure a license for Sehaick
when Rudolph was a memlter of the
common council In 1M'.. Rudolph as
serted that the case. Is one of blackmail.
Blob Spirit Presot.'br Cotirao.
OskHlo..-i. Iu., Aug. 2d. Charles
Taylor, a miner 4t years of age. who
is accnsid of having mistreated his
two little daughters, was pursued by a
mob of ;tM) men from the Fvans min
ing camp, near this city, to the town
of Olivet, where he was captured by
six of his pursuers and turned over to
officers from Oskaloosti. To guard
against a lynching Taylor was hurried
ly brought to Oskaloosa Jail.
Four Caught Iq the Flames.
Omaha. Neb., Aug. 2. In a tire
that d stroyed the residence of Iau
Merrill at Suth Omaha MerrilJ was
dangerously burned; his daughter,
Mrs. George Ackerman, whs seriously,
and two other persons were slightl.v,
burned. The lire caused an explosion
In a shot and shell factory In the rear
of the Merrill home that blew the fae
tory to splinters. Financial loss uomi-unl.
Offer of Frevh Air to Chlhlran.
Clinton. Ia.. Aug. 2d. The newly
elected officials of the Mississippi Val
ley Spiritual association will extend to
the officials of the Chicago bureau of
chiiritl the free use of Mount Pleas
ant park next year during the months
of June and July for the 'fresh air"
children, of Chicago. The grounds are
spacious and lieautlfnl. and a more de
lightful place for outdoor life cannot
be found along the Mississippi river.
Work for Illinois C'onlctn.
Joliet. 111.. Aug. 2d. Warden Mur
phy, of the Illinois penitentiary, denies
dispatches from Springfield which
state that the prison commissioners
had decided to begin the manufacture
of school books and school furniture
under the new law prohibiting convict
contract labor. The warden says no
decision has been reached. The com
missioners are gathering statistics
from all state Institutions.
Mighty Uooil I.uck for Barron.
Elkhart. Ind.. Aug. 2d. Moses H.
Barron, who has worked half a cent
ury as a common laborer, has fallen
heir to ?1.500,(KX) by the death of an
unmarried nunt. Miss Fidelia Barren.
Although Miss Barron died three years
ago in New York, ,her nephew has
known of his good fortune only a
Needle Broke OflT In liar Foot,
Scottsburg. Ind.. Aug. 2(5. Miss
Jewell Spehnan, daughter of Nathan
B. Spehnan, stepped on a needle, and
it entered her foot about one inch anu
broke off. The piece had to be cut out,
and It is feared that blood poison may
Money In the Old Mine Now.
L'Anse, Mich., Aug. 20. A good
sized vein of Iron ore has been discov
ered in the old Taylor mine, four miles
south of L'Anse, which was abandoned
The Boston tore
Davenport, I o tz a .
Introductory Crockery and
Housekeeping Goods Sale.
Under the New Basement Manager
formerly with Strawbridge Clothiers.
The great bargains ottered during this sale will cinch "The Habit" of
going to our basement for Chinawarc Bargains.
Special Sale on Seasonable Goods.
At 1-4 to 1-2 Regular Prices
For this special sale we proposo to clear out a number of especially
useful articles at prices so low as to insure prompt sales. We quote
prices as follows:
(Jlass Salts and Peppers, were 10c, now each 5c
(llass Vases, 3 sizes, were 2Ue, JiUc, 55e, now, each 15c, 25c 35c
Preserve dishes, 2 patterns, were 35e, 50c do., now per do 20c. . . :0e
Syrup Jars, were 20c, 25c, now each 15e I8e
Claret or Lemonade Jars, were 45c each, now each :J3c
Jelly Jars, 2 sizes, were 20e, 28c per doz., now per doz. le 20c
China Creamers, were 12c each, now each yt
Combination Hang, Soap and Match, were 85c each, now each. . . .70c
Bean l'ols, were :8c each, now each -j,r)c
Butter Jars, were 23c each, now each ;a
Stone Vases, special, were 13c, t0c each, now each 25c 12c
(ilass Vases, (Jold Decoration, were -17c each, now each 25c
Croam Jugs, were 10c each, now each 5C
Sugar, ('ream and Butter Dish, were $1.11) set, now set $ ,K5
Water Sets, 8 pieces, including tray, were tl.UO, now set 1.25
Water Sets, 8 pieces, including tray, were 'J0c set, now set 70
Water Sets, 8 pieces, including tray, were $1.20 st, now set. .... .1)8
A sample of each and every article for this sale shown in the win
dow, and specially displayed on tables main lloor, with prices marked
in plain ligures, showing reduction in each instance.
School Dacys Don't Forget
Full Lines of All Kinds of Schorjl Supplies.
Shoes, that will wear well, for Boys
and Cirls pl.mj J
Bovs' Blouse Waists, tn
50e' 25c, and iUC
WARNED & VON MAUR.
Having purchased Coin's Palace of Sweets, lo
cated at IS 10 Second Avenue, Bock Island, we
arc pleased to announce that after remodeling
and refurnishing throughout, the new store will
be opened to the public on Saturday, Aug. 22,
under the name of
A fresh stock of candies, fruits, ice cream and
ices will be carried at all times. You are respect
fully invited to call on the opening day when a
reception will be held from 7 p. m. to 10 p. in.,
with music in attendance. Ice cream and cakes
will be served free. Hoping that we may !e fa
vored with your presence on this occasion, ami
that you will be impressed with the new location,
we are respectfully yours.
The Houston Candy KJfchcn
Successor to Coin's Palace of Sweets."
TO ALL WHO DR.INK!
Carse (L OKlweiler Go's.
is eminently deserving of hygienic commendation on account of the
purity of its composition, and the fa'ct that the ingredients are so in
telligently chosen, and so happily blended as to guarantee protection
to the health of tlwi.se using this beverage. Investigation shows that
skill makes every detail of its production, and th.at all the processes of
manufacture are carefully guarded so as to insure the highest su
periority in the finished product.
Orders Delivered to all Parts of the City.
CAUSE (EL OHLWEILER. CO.,
425-431 Eleventh Street.
IF YOU WANT YOUR UMBRELLA
Repaired or recovered, stop ot 1C22 Second avenue. I make a specialty of
this kind of work; also reseat chairs and repair all kinds of faesiure. J J.
Baker, telephone 5064, care of AmenVs second hand store.
Nearly scliool time and
a few pointers about our
School Shoes are timely.
Our lines of boys' and
iris'slioes are tlie strong
est and best we have over
olTe red , and weari n g
qualities have been look
after especially, as well
as good style.
Our boys Steel Shod
Girls" Solid Shoes, good style
Girls School Shoes, better grades,
$2. S1.75.S1.50 and . . . S1.25
1721 Second Avcrwie
Brown's Bvisiness College.
Office open to visitors a.11 this week.
on all Misses' and Children's
Shoes. None reserved, at
$1.60 for $2.00 values.
$1.20 for $ 1 .50 values.
$1.00 for $1.25 values.
80c for $1.00 values.
Many children's tan shoes 50c a
pair. Great opportunity to buy
school shoes now. These prices '
I Now Is The Time....
to paper your rooms. We have a large assortment of
both cheap and hiijh grade papers, which we are selling
at the lowest prices in the city. We also have a large and
complete force of workmen. All kinds of painting ami
papering promptly attended to and satisfaction guaranteed.
PAR.IDON (St SON,
'Phones Old Union 213; new 5213. 419 Seventeenth St.
Dr. S. H. MILLER., M. D. V.
Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist.
Graduate of McKillip's Veterinary College, Chicago, 111.
Office and Veterinary Hospital
11X5 Thlrit Anae, Kock lr land, III. Kesldeuce 1812 Fonrtta Annat
Office boure 7 to 8 . m , 1 to 2 p. m., 7 to 10 p. m. Central Phones: Office 1400
West, Realdeiioe K61 West. Union l'noacs: Office 5707, Residence 5387
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J B. WINTER.
Wholesale Dealer in PURE WINKS AND LIQUORS.
1 iiTAiiurcuA a wn rnr fay mijit w a t .
Me.iiuftcturei of WiNXKK'S CKLEliKAlfcD HIPIKtW.
1616-1613 Third Avenue. Rock. Island. I1L
WE DON'T NEED THE MONEY.
Perhaps you do. We've got it to loan on everything. Also some great bar
gains in unredeemed goods. Special bargain in 9 k. diamond ring. Siegel'a
Loan office, 320 Tts1ith street. 'Phone C33 brown.