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THE AKGUS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1903.
Fair tonight and Sunday;
J. M. SHERIER,
Temperature At 7 a. m. 34;
at 2:30 p. m. 54.
Stoves at Wilcher's.
Zazaro. Union cigar.
For insurance, E. J. Burns.
Buy a home of Eeidy Bros.
Iiobb's cab or 'bus same price. "
Tri-City Towel Supply company
For real estate and insurance, E. J.
A nice line of umbrellas now in' at
Trefz & Co.'s.
Chaplain MeCabe, Tuesday night,
First M. K. church.
A black silk bargain story. See Mc
Cabe's story in this paper.
All kinds of coaj for sale at the Bock
Island Lumber company.
Peninsular hard coal stoves, 13-inch
tire pot. $23, at Summers'.
A record breaking- sale of black
fcilks next week at .McCabe's.
A new line of flannelettes and a full
line cf notions at Trefz tfc Co.'s.
'For the best boys' knee pants at 4S
cents g-o to Custafson & Hayes.
The board of directors of the Y..M.
C. A. is to meet Monday evening. -
"Bright Side of Life in I.ibby Pris
on," Tuesday night, M. K. church.
For tin and furnace work, see II. T.
Siemon, 1526 Fourth avenue. Union 283.
Sec the celebrated line of lack's
steel ranges and heaters at Clemann
It will pay you to examine the hard
coal stoves at Summers before pur
The program at Sacred Heart fair
this evening will be furnished by
Charcoal, charcoal, charcoal, the
best kind for broiling, at the Bock
Island Fuel company.
For the best charcoal and all kinds
of hard and soft coal, 'call at the Bock
- Island Fuel company.
Another shipment of the celebrated
Bundhar Wilton rugs has been receiv
ed at Clemann & Salzmann's.
Enjoy an evening at the fair given
by the Sacred Heart church at their
hall. Refreshments will be served.
Clemann & Sal.mann have just
placed on the floor a fine line of par
lor cabinets. Don't fail to see them.
Cut flowers of all kinds and funeral
designs made and delivered at any
time. Meyer & Behring,- "phone 3412.
Warm furs for the " CoH'weathej:. j
which is 'coming. See the many spe- 1
cial attractions offered in McCabe's
There will be a different program
each evening at the Sacred Heart
fair. Plenty of amusement for every
Orma club dance, Turner opera
house, Davenport, every Saturday ev
ening. Admission, 2o cents. Ladies
The Peninsular hard coal stoves
have a worldwide reputation. Large
size 15-inch lire pot at $35 at Sum
Summers' regidar prices on . stoves
are as low as others quote on special
sale. Call and examine goods and be
(So and visit the largest stove de
partment in the three cities, and see
the celebrated Buck line, at Clemann
The manv shoe bargains at Mc
Cabe's are drawing big crowds, and
the -business is showing a most won
September prices on bed blankets
and bed comforts still prevail at Mc
Ca he's, but prices, are much higher
with the makers.
A nice, fresh lot of Boston s-word
ferns just arrived at Meyer & Behr-
ing's, 1113 Fifteenth street. Street
cars to our doors.
Clemann ; Salzmann report a great
increase in the sale of stoves the past
week. Call and see their line before
I defy the whole world in prices of
stoves, iron beds antl men's shoes.
Drop in this evening and see. Jones
second hand store.
Attend the Sacred Heart fair at
their hall on Twenty-eighth street
and Fifth avenue tonight. Refresh'
ments and a pleasant time.
After Oct. 25 F. A. Krause will run
his . meat 'market on a strictly cash
basis, but will sell meats at wholesale
prices. No. 610 Ninth street.
If you are looking for furniture,
Clemann & Salzmann can supply al
most anything at prices from 10 to 20
per cent lower than elsewhere.
Chrysanthemums in bud and bloom.
all colors, Meyer & Behring's, the
Fifteenth street florists. Take the
Longview street car line to our place
For a snap in South Park residence
lots must be sold at once call at K.
J. Burns' real estate and insurance
agency, room 11, Mitchell & Lynde
The Ladies of the Maccabees will
give a card party in their hall, over
Math's confectionery. Monday even
ing, Oct. 2(5. Admission 15 cents
X. A. Larson, of Moline. is reading
law in the office of Connelly & Con
nelly. Mr. Larson is a graduate .-of
the University of Illinois law depart
mcnt, class of 1903.
If you are looking for a stove you
can't tN better than buy one of the
celebrated Buck's steel ranges or
heaters. 1 hey can t be beat. t or
sale by Clemann & Salzmann.
Don't forget the Illinois Social club
dance every Wednesday evening at
the Illinois reception hall, Illinois
theatre building. Admission, gents 33
cents, ladies free. Good music.
Two beautiful east front lots in Co
lumbia park, up to grade, will be sold
It's nearly stove weather,
and if you need- a good
Cook Stove, Range or .
Heater, don't fail to see
our line of
Stoves, thebestand cheap
est in the market. You
can save from $2 to $6
on a stove by buying
Allen. Myers & Company
Another period of low rates to California has been
arranged for by the Rock Island System.'
The first selling date Is Sept. 15; the last. Nov. 30. The
rates are the same as were in effect last spring.
$31 from Rock Island. Corresponding reductions from
all other Rock Island stations.
Tickets are good in tourist sleeping cars.
Cio now before the rush begins. There will be no re
duced rates to California during the winter.
The Bock Island System offers two routes to Califor
nia "Scenic" and "Southern."
Ask nearest Rock Island ticket agent for folder
"Across the Continent in a Tourist Sleeping Car." It gives
F. H. PLUMMER,
C. P. A
EOCK ISLAND, . ?
S. F. BOYD, D. P. A., Davenport, Iowa.
at a decided bargain, if taken within
the next few days. Call on E. J. Burns
room 11, Mitchell & Lynde building.
The First Swedish Lutheran church
is to give a fine concert at the church,
Fourth avenue and Fourteenth street,
next Thursday evening, the program
to consist of vocal solos, duets, quar
tets- and selections by the choir and
members of a. mandolin orchestra.
F. W. Jackson, president of the Tri
City Labor congress, who was s! a
week ago at Canton. 111., by Joseph
Burton, has returned to Rock Island.
He is still carrying the bullet, and
suffers some from the wound, but is
otherwise all right. Burton has been
held for assault with intent to kill
Burton was jealous of Jackson's al
leged) attentions to his wife.
Some men who are prosperous in
business neglect to insure because
they consider their families protected
by their business capital. But many
fail ami others lose more or less of
their money, then their families are
unprotected. A policy taken in the
Bankers' Life of Xew York can place
you beyond this contingency and at
the same time provioV a fund for
yourself if it should be needed in later
years. It is worth looking into. F. A.
Lamphere, district manager, Mitchell
& Lyiule building.
The "flag" stamp, which has been
in use for about six months, and
and which is the first and only United
States postage stamp available for
letter postage ever issued by this gov
ernment, will very soon be superceded
by a new design. The new stamp will
be known as the "shield postage
stamp. The design having been form
ally approved by the postmaster gen
eral, and the bureau of engraving is
now making the plates, each contain
ing 400 designs, from which the four
billions of 2-cent postage stamps
which the people of the United States
will require during the next 12
months, will be printed.
W. E. STENGEL'S ESTATE
Widow Institutes Proceedings to See What
It Amounts to.
Relatives of the late William F.
Stengel, who died' in St. Louis, were
in the county court today to testify
as to the extent of the personal pos
sessions of the decedent, the proceed
ing having been instigated' by the Mo
line Trust & Savings bank, adminis
trator of the estate, which is acting
for the widow, Mina Stengel. Shortly
before his death Mr. Stengel drew a
will leaving all his belongings to his
mother, but when the instrument was
presented for probate the testimony
of witnesses thereof was held insuffi
cient, and the court therefore ruled
the will invalid. The property ac
cordingly reverted to the widow, and
she is now seeking to ascertain what
it amounts to. It consists chiefly in
Alaska mining claims, jewelry and
household effects. The matter has
not yet been finally disposed of by the
The will of "Mrs. Delia Brennan. of
this city, was probated yesterday.
One dollar is left to the son, Farrell
Brennan, and the remainder of the
estate equally distributed among the
daughters. Mary Pfau. and Fannie,
Rosa and Agnes Brennan.
Still a I'ag.
Kid Xoble, the former prize fighter
of this city, who is now doing time at
Fort Madison, Iowa, penitentiary for
1 lie murder of a man in Muscatine has
not forgotten his fitic accomplish
ments. According to a man from
rvon .viamson, iooie; was reieaseu
with the other prisoners recently and
the first thing he did was to begin to
knock them right and left. He was
overpowered and taken to his cell.
where the hose was turned on him
till he was ready to be good.
Klertian CiirftH Held as Lottery.
Toronto. Ont.. Oct. 24. Fred John
ston. who. it Is believed, represents De
triot interests, has been summoned to
appear in court to answer the charge
of carrying on a lottery. An advertise
ment has been published by him in
various newspapers offering ?40,(i(j() in
prizes for the closest estimate of the
tofnl vote to be cast in the election for
governor of the states of Iowa, Ohio,
Prominent Cliicaoitu Head.
Chicago. Oct. 21. James P. Mal-
Iette. a former member of the drainage
board, and a prominent contractor and
real estate dealer, is dead from heart
disease at his home, 721(5 Yale avenue.
Mr. Mallette was ."2 years old and had
lived in Chicago for thirty years. He
was high in Masonic circles, and the
funeral will be under the nusnks of
Our M fusion to King: Mt-nclik.
Rome Oct. 24. The Italian minister
to Abyssinia, Major Cicco di Cola, has
been instructed to assist United States
Consul Skinner, of Marseille."?, Franco,
In carrying out the hitter's mission to
King Menelik, one of the objects of
which is to Invite the king to visit the
St. Louis ox posit ion and to provide for
an Abyssinian exhibit.
"Locky the Historian Iead.
London. Oct. 24. William E. II.
Lock 3, M. P., the historian who rep
resented Dublin university in parlia
ment. Js dead of heart disease. He
had been ailing for me time. Dr.
Lecky was born in Ieland in 3S38.
Would Have Ueen Xnts for a Pirate.
Plymouth. England, Oct. 2L The
sum of f 5,000,000 In gold has been
landed here from Bombay. This is the
largest shipment ever brought to En
land on one steumcr.
Fatal KxploMon or Fireworks.
Valeta, Island of Malta, Oct. 24. A
fireworks explosion of a workmen's
dub In the village of Balzun has re
sulted In n woman and four men be
ing killed and the injury of fourteen
PUT ON SWIFTER ENGINES
Moguls Pulliae Local Trains on "Q" and
The Rock Island is no longer the
only road sending the larger and
swifter type of locomotives through
this city, the Milwaukee' sending
through daily, via it Kansas City
line, freight trains of 70 and 80 cars
lhind snorting moguls, .which have
been transferred from the Iowa di
vision. When the Milwaukee inaugu
rates passenger service over this
route, Which it will do at an early
date, we are promised as fine and
swift trains as are to be seen on any
road in the west, and they will be
hauled by the biggest and best en
gines that the system affords. The
Burlington, too, is rapidly relegating
to the rear the dumping locomotives
in service for ages on the divisions
connecting with this city. Several of
the 1300 class are running in here
now, the same type of engines as is
employed on the fast mail trains on
the main line.
H. W. Crawford, division freight
agent; F. A. Hart, tri-city passenger
agent; II. K. Mack, local freight so
licitor, and E. P. Swan, commercial
agent at, Davenport, all representa
tives of the Burlington, left last night
for St. .Louis to attend the seventh
annual terminal inspection of .all
roads running out of St. Louis.
Messrs. Winchell and Stevens, new
ly elected vice presidents of the Rock
Island road, came into the city from
Peoria in their private car this after
noon. They go to Chicago tonight.
All the news all the time The
Thomas Tarpey. aged 37. diet at T
o'clock last evening at his home, Fif
teenth street and Fourth atenue, af
ter an illness of five months with lung
tremble. Until .July, when he was
obliged to retire on account of sick
ness, Mr. Tarpey. was employed as
foreman on boats engaged in govern
ment river work. The survivors are
the wife and mother. Funeral serv
ices will be hehl at 2 o'clock tomor
row afternoon at St. Joseph's church.
The Event of This Month Is
fane s inniveFsary
Begins the second week of the notable sale of high class House Furnishing goods at ridiculously low prices. If you
have not visited the Big Store the past week DO IT NOW. We are showing the greatest varieties, the choicest
novelties, widest range of prices and most attractive values in the Tri-Cities.
J0 Buy or Not Buy You Are Equally Welcome 0
IJ;:se burners of the newest tyre,
in full nickel trimmed ami extra
heavy mica door.
These heaters are beauties and
great heat producers.
$29.00 AND UP.
fi HOT BLAST HEATERS
J ppl -
Are the most successful ranee on
the market today, the high warm
ing closet is u nice feature and
serves a great purpose, the con
struction is of tho bept and fully
Note the low prices. See this lino.
CtL H EATcRS
'..1 v- S.-f
SPrCIAL UNIVCRAL MOT BLAST
All sizes and best maks. Oreat
coal savers, same results obtainable
from this line as from nan coal
burners at 1-3 less. Prices CO A ((
range from S10.50 to 0)VUU
Fill nickel trimmed steel cooks.
with all the new features that go to
make up a first class
cook stove, up from .
Did you ver notice the difference a pretty carpet makes in a room
how cheerful it makes it We have a pretty line of Carpets.. The Carpet
arrivals of the past few days are marvels of value and richness and ex
exceeding lew in price.
Our extra superior all wool Injrraiu Carpets are heauties.
ylue range of patterns and a full yard wide, at ....
-We can give you a pood Wool Carpet,
cttoice designs and colorings, at
Kxtra Velvet Carpets new patterns and colors,
made and on the floor, at
Extra fine Axminster Carpets, high class colorings and private
patterns, made and on the floor, at
. . . SI.50
Very handy, can be taken from room
to room, no ashes.' no smoke, noth
ing hut rur? wholesome Cyf CA
heat, up from '. .J T3U
COLE'S HOT BLAST
T it-.-' -r A
r.V'illI Mfi-m - - . ii
Saves 1-3 of your con? I 7Puel
burns upside down in tr.: ''ovc
Call anil see thii oivr of th
For the coming sf.ison we are
showing the finest line ever
shown in this department. NOTE
English Pemi-f'orof'lH in. decorated
and plain styles, 100-i.iece din
Decorated Austrian China Dinner
Sets, 105 pieces in set.
a barg-ain, at set
broken and oM Tots of Dinner
ware at 25 per cent discount.
S?ee our Bargain Tables of Crock
ery. Vases, etc., 10c, 15c. C0f
25c. 35c and vUL
Toilet Sets, fancy ;;r.l
plain styles, up from . .
t. t Crook-
IHON BED OPPORTUNITY
A very fortunate purchase prices
in m-r hands an enormous stock of
fin-. high grade Iron Ueds. Over 100
si? los actual'y shown at marked
do vn prices for this sale.
$2i00 vaiue now $17.50
9U.cn value now S15.00
Jl?.r.O value now S10.G0
$ r.oo vnlue now $ 5.75
9 r.oi value now $ 3.50
? vaiue now $ 1.69
Rugs of all sizes and weaves are
in our collection, the colors arc of
tho best dyes.
100 choice patterns of Axir.iniste:
Rugs, size 27 by 63 inches, special
price for this sale, each $2.39
100 choice pattern of Axminster
Rugs, size SG by 72 inches, at $3.93
LARGE SIZE ROOM RUGS
Kxtra Heavy Tarestry Rugs.
Extra Heavy Tapestry Rugs,
Wilton Rugs. S-3xl0-6 $32.00
Uigelow Royal Wiltons,
Close Woven Axminster Rugs
9x12 $?5.C0 and $30.00
Rest Pody Brussoll Rugs $25.00
We have received in the past
week, a reinforcement of Oriental
Rugs, which can be iecn in our
Rug Department, sizes from 2x7 ft.
to 10x14, prices ranging from $4.50
to $350.00. See them.