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THIS AK&TXS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1903
&e Art of Living
fejd Living Wei!
Is in judicious marketing. The shrewd housewife knows full well
that where she buys is of as much importance as what she buys and
what she pays for it. Groceries of poor quality are dear at almost
any price, which accounts for the fact that so many are turning' to
SHIELDS' CASH GKOCEKY, where they know they get only the best
that the market affords at prices that cannot be duplicated. Buying
goods of the highest quality in large quantities makes' it possible
for this enterprising store to quote these prices:
20 lbs. best granulated Su
gar for 1.00
10 cent sack salt 05
Cornmeal, per sack 15
Yeast Foam, per pkg 03
Kumford Baking Powder,
per lb 22
10c Ivory Soap, 8c; 2 for... .15
Sa polio, 8c; 2 for 15
4-lb. pkg. Gold Dust, per
12 bars Soap 25
8 bars Diamond C Soap.... .25
8 bars Santa Clans Soap 25
Cold Water Starch, per
Blueing, per box 02
Hardwood Tooth Ticks, per
1 doz. Parlor Matches, per
3 1-lb. cans Salmon 25
No. 1 lamp chimney
3 10c can Syrups
2 Gold Label Mustard Sar
dine 2-lb. can Green Gages or
Egg Plums, per can
2-lb. can Grated or Sliced
Pineapples, per can
Pettijohn's Breakfast Food,
Malta Vita, Norka Oats,
Cero-Fruito, Force, Vitos,
Scrap Tobacco, per ib
Chewing Tobacco, per lb...
Va-lb. can Dried Beef, per
1-Ib. can. ' Dried Beef, per
Boiled A vena, or Mother's
Oats. 3 packages for
1-pound pkg baking- soda..
4 pks condensed mincemeat
Shields9 Cash Grocery
New 'Phone 5217.
Old 'Phone 1217
Everybody t o
D. B. 2-piece suits
$1.75 to . . .
Sailor Norfolks .
$3.00 to . .
Blouse Suits . .
$3.50 to .
$2.50 to . . .
$1.50 to . . .
15 he best Knee Pants
for 50c to be hald.
Greatest line of nov
elties ever shown in
THE VAN lmw
ROCK ISLAND. ILL
2 (anteed to cure. 25 cents, at Ilartz &
) Cllemeyer's drug store.
FERKEL TO FIGHT ROCKFORD LAMENTS IS KNOCKED AGAIN
LOSS OF MR. SEXTON
Push His Claim for Killing
Dogs Against the
TELLS SOME INSIDE HISTORY
Loses Ilia Job Because of Refusing
to Let Up on the
William Ferkel, ex-member of the
police department, says there is yet
another inning to his suit against the
city of Kock Island for $105 for an
miniating" dog's, which was dismissed
last Monday after a hearing- in the
court of Justice. 1). K. MeFarlane
lerkel wishes it understood that he
is not a quitter, lie savs that he was
not only a terror to the canine va
grant population when he wore the
blue and wielded the billy, but like
wise the crooks and other evil-doers
found him a difficult proposition to
hand the bunch to.. He was always
there, with the goods when the oc
casion arose during- the performance
of his duty. . N
IJiIl he is called F.ill by his inti
mates'tips the scales at over 200. He
is young and strong-, and made a
stunner in the uniform of a copper.
In fact when it came to front Hill did
not have to take a rear bench for the
best of them. His long suit was as
nig-ht sleuth. He has a pair of lamps
that can see through a crooked alley,
or over the top of a four-story when
there is not an electric light within a
mile. At least that is what they used
to tell of Hill when he patrolled a
All this is told simply to bear out
Hill's contention that he made a model
officer. He allows, he made mistakes.
like other men and like others who
serve on the police force. Hut he per
formed his duty, that is what is what
he wishes understood.
Telln of IKir Klllliiar.
"So when those fellows say that I
killed dog-s after I had been instruct
ed not to do so. they tell what is not
so," says Hi II. "I remember having
orders from the health commissioner
to let. up on the slaughter of dogs,
and thereafter when 1 shot one I
kept no record of it, I am asking pay
for only those that" I had orders to
shoot. When I was on the force peo
ple would come to my house every
day and ask me to kill their dog's,
stating they had been to police head
quarters time and ag-ain ar;d left re
quests for the shooting of the dogs,
but no heed was given them. That's
the way affairs were run. 1 tell you
people know nothing- of the inside, and
1 propose to enlighten them.
"I lost my job as an olficer simply
because I did my duty, and I'll tell
,vou now it. napienet!: ion know every
fall a crowd of peddlers g-oes through
the streets selling- potatoes, and many
of them have short measures. I was
on to those fellows, ami arrested one
every time I can "lit him sellimr short
measure. several 01 t nem were
brought, up and lined. Finally the ped
dlers got their heads together and
registered a kick against rue. I paid
iu attention to that, but went about
attending' to my duties. Another of
the peddlers was hauled up for the
same offense at my instigation.
I .one Ills Job.
"Then, I was officially informed that
the next peddler I arrested for short
measuring' I would be bounced. .lust
to see if a man was to be fired for
doing' what he is sworn to do. the next
time I caug-ht a peddler irivinr short
measure I pulled him, I got it in the
neck. So that's the way it sroes. If
l fellow isn't right with the gang he
don't last Ion jr.
'Hut returning' to the dog-s, 1 want
the city officials to know- that I do
not propose quitting, simply because
one justice turned my case down. I m
g-oing- to the limit. That's me. I have
a "rood claim, and should lx paid.
This afternoon Ferkefs suit against
the city was taken on appeal to the
Town Waking Up to the Facts That
League Made a Mistake.
No Asphalt Paving Improvemsnt
on Twenty-First This
The Argus last evening editorially
commented on what all conservatives
in baseball believe was a. mistake on
x 1 . . m x r I 1 i .
me pari oi me i nree-r.ye league in
retiring- M. 11. Sexton, of this city,
from the presidency. Uoekford, one
of the leaders in the opposition to Mr.
Sexton, when the deed lias been done,
possibly i coming- to a realizing
sense of the error of its ways, as will
be seen in the following taken from
the Kepublic of that city:
In the retirement of M. II. Sexton
from the presidency of the league, the
lhree-I',ye loses one of the brightest
and most able men in the baseball
world today. Starting three years
ago as president of the Three-Kye, his
ability soon placed him far above the
ordinary minor league leaders and he
wes soon recognized in national base
ball circles as a man well fitted to
take up greater responsibilities in tin
He was elected president of the
Western league and today holds that
position and also the chairmanship of
the National board of Arbitration, be
iore wnicn comes an disputes over
players in minor leagues of the
He is a man of great force, a clear,
aggressive and convincing talker, and
today is possessed of more real base
ball knowledge and ability than sev
eral so-caiieci magnates wtio are
oflener in the newspapers as leaders
in the baseball world.
Personally Mr. Sexton is a gentle
man whom it is a pleasure to meet,
and those who have known him
through the several league meetings
which he has figured in will hope that
lie. will continue to attend the leasrm
meetings, although no longer connect
ed with the organization.
In dropping Mr. Sexton the Three-
Fye league is taking a long chajict
and it remains for his successor- to
prove his ability to fill Mr. Sexton's
Ihere is not a doubt that the life
of the Three-Kve league is due t
Mr. Sexton's ability and foresight
ami io ins aoiniranie guidance in
limes oi pern, ami mere is no dispo
sition in any quarters to rob him of
credit for this.
.ir. nexums progress in me oase
ball world will be watched with inter
est. ami ins many friends Here and in
other Three-Kye cities hope to some
day see him president of the larger
leagues of the country.
THE ESTIMATE IS TOO HIGH
Barber Company Unable
Haven Two From Death.
"Our little daughter had an almost
fatal attack of whooping cough and
bronchitis," writes Mrs. YV. K. Havi
land, of Armonk, N. Y., "but, when all
other remedies failed, we saved her
life with Dr. King's New Discovery.
Our niece, who had consumption in an
advanced stage, also used this won
derful medicine and today she is per
fectly well." Desperate throat and
lung diseases yield to Dr. King's New
Discovery as to no other medicine on
earth. Infallible for coughs and colds.
50 cent and $1 bottles guaranteed by
Hartz & Ullemeyer. Trial bottles free.
Miss Margaret! -Ward is visifinir
-urs. .uyron J.ong. oi pniinell. is
visiting her mother. Mrs. ('. M. Crow
Supervisor Cornelius Donovan, of
South 'Kock Island, has been sum
moned for jury service in the federal
court at Peoria. He goes to that city
. I. vvenger. a well-known attor-
ney oi w n.iteiiaii, i.rcene county, was
in the city yesterday arranging to
open an office in Kock Island, having
decided to locate here.
-Mrs. S. I,. Kdson arrived in the city
this afternoon for a visit of two weeks
prior to sailing Nov. 21 with her
(laughter, Mrs. Lloyd H. Chandler,
for Kurope, where they will spend a
Miss lillie Chendlund, of Alta. Iowa,
is the. guest of Miss Helma Hanson,
15.53 I-ifth avenue. She is on her wax-
to Valparaiso, Ind... where she xvill
resume her studies in art and music
at the university.
COX JURY IS STILL OUT
Had Not Returned Verdict at 4 O'clock
The ease of Thomas Cox, indicted
for aiding and abetting illegal voting
at the spring election in this city, was
given to the jury in the circuit court
at 10 o clock this morning. At 4
o'clock this afternoon the jury was
Hope of having. a sample strip of
asphalt paving in Kock Island this
year might as well be abandoned.
That is xvhat Mayor William McCon
ochie says and he ought to know
what he is talking about, as he is
chairman of the board of public im
provements, through which all peti
tions for public work of this charac
ter must pass.
Txvo previous petitions for asphalt
paving on Twenty-first street have
been defeated, it has been alleged
through the efforts of the "brick
trust," xvhich has for years had a
cinch on paving improvements . in
Kock Island, and wants to enjoy a
continuance of the good thing it has
Whether the "brick trust" is in any
way responsible for the present state
of affairs is of course conjectural, al
though one hears some strong intima
tions that the "nigger is still in the
woodpile." At any rale, the board of
public improvements, at a meeting
this morning, after adopting the Har
ber company bid for the improve
ment with asphalt of Twenty-first
street between Tenth and Twelfth av
enues, discovered that there was
strenuous objection to its action on
the part of a certain property holder
on the street, and in order to have
further legal advice, reconsidered its
vote and laid the matter over to a fu
ture meet ing.
K t innate Found Too High.
The estimate of the city engineer
on the cost of the work is $2.17 per
with a top surface two inches
The P.arber Asphalt
only bidder, proposed
to do the work according to the spec
ifications for 2.2 jer yfirtl. adding it
was impossible to do it within the fig
ures given in the estimate. So an
other projxisit ion was made by the
company of $2.11 per yard, with a top
covering of a thickness of one and
one-half inches. This bid was accept
ed by the board, but after the action
xvas taken Mayor McConochie ' slates
he xvas notified that there would be a
legal fight on the continuation of the
assessment roll in the county court,
it. ... . i . . ... - ..
ne Mint's mat, as uie oid xvas not in
accordance xvilli specifications, it
would be an ea.-v matter to knock out
the improvement. The original bid
could not be accepted for the reason
that it was beyond the estimate, and
in order to meet it a reassessment
would be necessary.
So. to avoid trouble, the mayor said
the board decided to hold the matter
for future consideration. Anvwav, he
said the improvement could not be
done this fall, the Ikirber comnanx
specifying in its bid that the work
would have to be done in HUM. as it
would not take chances in laying as
phalt after Nov. 1.
With remembrances still fresh of
the trick that, xvas played bv brick in
fluence on the Fifteenth street prop
erty: holders to deprive them of xvhat
they desired in the way of paving ma
terial, to say nothing of xvhat has
heretofore been accomplished on
I xx enty-hi-st. street in the same direc
tion, it does not seem, that the inter-
ted Txvcnty-first street tax pavers
will accept the present situation with
verv good grace.
On Fifteenth street the minority fi
nally triumphed and the majority on
the. Twenty-first street section xvill
not be apt to submit to the same pro
ceedings. If they want something be
sides brick pavement thev should have
it, and should not be deprived of their
preference through technicalities.
There is no more reason why a small
percentage of the frontage interested
should be allowed to interfere at this
stage of the proceeding's than tli.it
the estimates should be as high as
they are, as compared xxith other cit
ies, .xiohne, for instance.
A Care For Ijpepla.
I had dyspepsia in its worst form
and felt miserable most all the time.
Did not enjoy eating until after I
used Kodol Dyspepsia Cure, which
has completely cured me. Mrs. W. XV.
Saylor, Hilliard, Ta. No appetite, loss
of strength, nervousness, headache,
constipation, bad breath, sour risings,
indigestion, dyspepsia and all stom
ach troubles are quickly cWfed by the
use of Jvodof. Kodol represents the
natural juices of digestion combined
with the greatest known tonic and
reconstructive properties. It cleanses,
purifies and sweetens the stomach.
Sold by all druggists.
Kroke Into HI Ilnniw.
S. lie Quinn, of Cavendish. Vt., was
robbed of his customary health by in
vasion of chronic constmat ion. When
Dr. King's New Life Pills broke into
his house his trouble was arrested and
now he's entirely cured. They're guar-
In the Police Court-
H. Van Locke was fined $3 and costs
J-. L. Lobdell, a Davenport potato
peddler, was arrested yesterday by
Officer Fitzgerald. When his baskets
xxere examined they were found to be
short, when filled coming twelve
pounds shy of a bushel. Magistratel
.lohnson fined him $2 and costs.
A New Subscribers Directory.
, . . .
.v nexx iciepnone directory is now
being prepared by the Central Union
(Hell) company. Subscribers desiring
to have any changes made will great
ly oblige the management of the com
pany by advising what changes they
desire in their name or locality. New
subscribers are solicited to give their
order to west MOO as early as possi
ble, so they may be published, in the
new issue. There will be oxer 6,04)0
nexv directories issued for the use of
subscribers xxithin the tri-cities. .
Following is today's river bulletin:
Keed's Landing .
La Crosse ,
Prairie du Chien .
Des Moines Ktxfs..
'' indicates rise.
Dang'r Hgt. Change
Line. 8 a.m. 2thrs.
Feet. Feet. Feet.
1 t 12. S -0.3
14 J0.G ' -0.2
12 0.5 -.l
is 12. s o.:
15 12.0 0.3
10 7.4 0.2
15 9.6 0.2
15 10.3 -0.2
:;o 20.1 o.6
21 9.8 -0.1
Tinrae 4 JBtEy
Get your home cosily furnished
for the long winter ahead.
All records broken this fall in ex
tent and beauty of stock. Give
us a call. We guarantee to save
Davenport Furniture H
Carpet Company. Jo
123-125 West Third Street.
2) VEfPOF- T J IOWA
of the Best Ma.kes of
Our fall styles are here. All the
latest ideas in correct dress for
men and boys. A combination
of high grade values and moder
Suits and Overcoats.
S0MMER.S . LA VELLE
1804 8eoond Ave., Bock Island. : : 207 W. Second St., Davenport
Spent More Than Sl.OOO.
- XV, XV. Daker, of Flainvievv, Neb.
writes: "My wife suffered from lung
trouble for 15 years. She tried a num
ber of doctors and spent over $1,000
without relief. She became verv low
- t A ...
anu iosi an none. A friena recom
mended Foley's Honey and Tar and,
thanks to this great' remedy, it saved I
her life. She enjoys better health
than she has known in 10 years." Re
fuse substitutes. All druggists.
Rhenmatlgm Cared In 24 Hour
T. J. Blaekmore, of llaller & Klack-
more, Pittsburg, Fa., says: "A short
time since I procured a bottle of Mys
tic Cure. It got me out of the house
in 24 hours. I took to my bed with
rheumatsm nine months ago and the
Mystic Cure is the only medicine that
did me any jrood. I had five of the
best physicians in the city, but 1 re
ceived very little relief from them. I
know. the Mystic Cure to le what if
is represented and take pleasure in
recommending it to other poor suffer
ers." iiolti by Otto Grotjan, 1501 Sec
ond avenue, Hock Island; Gust Schle
gel & Son, 220 West Second street,
Hevts a.nd Styles to
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Our stork is sn largo and so mm
plefe that everything that fashion
has decreed s1yli;-li is here. We
have hats for everyone, "and hats
for all occasions dress' hats, street
hats, anil children's' ha'ls, and caps.
Among the number of hats which
we show, every lady will find a hat
that is esccially adapted to her in
m.mi' .urn wnicn win meet tier ap
proval as to price. We invite com
parison with hats offered else-
vvnere ai. me same prices, inr we
know that you will then do vour
Cor. 20th St. and 4th Ave.
Now Is The Time....
to paper your rooms. We have a largo assortment of
both cheap and high 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 and
papering' promptly attended to and satisfaction guaran
teed. PAR.IDON a SON.
Thcnea Old Union 213; new 5213. 419 Seventeenth St.