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THB AKGhUSt FI1IDAY NOVJSMBER .2, iy03.
On Thanksgiving: Day anil ' with him comes the thought
of good things to eat "like mother used to make." Every
housewife wants her table to be tilled with the very best of
everything that the market affords, but of course she wants
to furnish it as cheaplv as possible- The place to send your
order is SHIELDS' CASH (IKOCEKY where
CASH IS KING
where you are sure that every thing you buy is of the high
est quality and where at the same time you know the prices
are so low that it seems hardly possible-., to make them. Head
Fancy Dairy Butter,
21 lbs. best granulated
Fresh Corn Meal,
Xew Shredded Cocoanut,
Rumf ord Baking Powder,
Three packages Mother's
Sauer Kraut, per
10-pound sack new
1 gallon can
Genuine New Orleans
Molasses, per gal
3 packages cleaned
Shields' Cash Grocery
New 'Phone 5217.
i ii Ihi
It's Men's Suits
worth up to $20. If
you are interested in a
suit take advantage of
this special sale. You
know it's all right if we
wu i ifwnw us
ROCK ISLAND, ILL
We are sole agents for
Rock Island for Dunlap
Hats and Manhattan
Shirts, Deinel Linen
Sour Pickles, per
Dill Pickles, per
Large new Mackerel
One dozen new Herring
Country Sorghum, per
gallon . . . . ,
Log Cabin or Canada Sap
Maple Syrup, per gallon..
Java and Mocha Coffee, 28
per lb., 4 lbs. for
Ifucolored Japan Tea,
2-lb. can Grated or Sliced
Pinea pples, per can
3 lbs. large California
3 pounds dried
3 iKiunds dried
1 dozen new
New Citrons, per
Old 'Phone 1217 H
A 7 V i
Rock Island to Have New Time
Card on Mercer County
THREE TRAINS EACH WAY
Change is to be Operative Monday
Fenton Bridge is
F. H. Pluramer, local passenger
agent for the liock Island, has receiv
ed advices of a change in the time
card on the Cable and Sherrard
branch, effective Sunday and opera
tive Monday, next. " ,
The service on Ihe branch has, not
been satisfactory of late, and the
change is'made in an effort to remove
the source of complaint.
Under the proposed arrangement
there are to be three trains daily each
way. The tirst will leave this city at
6:45 a.m., running to Cable and reach
ing that trwn at 9:10; the next, a
fast train, will depart at i)::!u a. in.
and run to Sherrard, arriving there at
11 o'clock; the third will make both
Cable and Sherrard. leaving this city
at 3:30 p. m., and reaching Cable at
4:55 and Sherrard at 5:45.
The daily service from the other end
of the branch will begin with a train
leaving Sherrard at G a. m.. Cable at 7
and arriving at Kock Island" at 8:45;
the next will pull out of Sherrard at
12:15 noon, and arrive in this city at
2:r0 p. m.. while a Ii.cal freight will
depart from Sherrard at 2:10 p. m.,
and reach this city at 4:45.
Ii ridge Itarued-
Another bridge was burned on the
llurlington road this morning, a
spark igniting Ihe small frame struc
ture near Fenton. in Whiteside coun
ty. The loss is not great. It was
necessary to send one passenger train
around by the Iowa side while a tem
porary bridge was being put in place.
COLORED MAN IS FINED
FOR SLAPPING A WOMAN
Fred Jackson (colored), of Daven
port, was fined $5 in the police court
today for assault and battery. Tie
was one of the heart breakers at. the
colored folks' dance at Turner hall
last evening. While walking up Sec
ond avenue with a dusky belle there
was a quarrel, and he handed her one
on the kisser. Officer John Kinney
witnessed the alTair, and placed Jack
son under arrest.
William Kelly, hailing from Aurora,
was assessed $25 on a charge of dis
Thomas Jenkins last evening resign
ed from the posit ion ' of electrician.
lie has filled the place since last May.
Xo successor will be appointed, the
work to be divided among the other
officers at headquarters. When there
is need of an electrician one will be
called from one of the shops in the
A NEW MARKET.
To 1 Opened by 51. F. Ileyer. of Davenport,
at 1513 Second Avenue, Tomorrow.
M. F. Ileyer, who conducts two of
the most largely patronized meat
markets in Davenport, will open a
market cm this side of the river, at
151.1 Second avenue, tomorrow morn
ing. The place has been entirely re
papered and refitted and presents a
very .neat and sanitary ' appearance.
The market will be conducted on the
same up-to-date plans as the Daven
port markets, on a strictly cash basis.
Nothing but the choicest meats will
be handled and the prices which are
quoted are sure to make the place a
popular one. Head the prices else
where in this paper.
A Guaranteed Stove.
Cole's Jlot l!Iast is it. (luaranteed
to remain air tight; to give uniform
heat with soft coal, slack, sifting or
hard coal; guaranteed smokeless feed
door; guaranteed to save one-third
in fuel over any lower draft stove
same size. David Don's, 1615-1C17
liiver forecast for 4S hours ending
8 a. m.. Sunday, Nov. 22.11)03: The Mis
sissippi will fall slowly between Du
buque and Davenport.
The stage of water was 4.05 at 0 a.
m. and 5.00 at noon.' The tempera
ture at noon was JJS.
haturilaj-. Aov. 20, i:.0 p. in., on
Market square household goods, ta
bles, chairs, beds, springs, mattresses,
clocks, kitchen utensils, etc. will be
sold to highest bidder.
. ' ' IIAUHIS, Auctioneer.
A Scientific Dliwioverjr.
Kndol Dyspepsia Cure does for the
stomach that which it is unable to do
for itself, even when but slightly dis
ordered or overloaded! , Ivodol Dys
pepsia Cure supplies the natural juices
of digestion and does the work of the
stomach, relaxing the nervous ten
sion, while the inflamed musclea of
that organ are allowed to rest and
heal. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure digests
what 3-011 eat and enables the stomach
and digestive organs to transform all
food into rich, red blood. Sold by all
There is no cough medicine s6 pop
ular as Foley's Honey and Tar. - It
contains no opiates or poisons and
never fails to cure. Sold by aU drug-
BUTTON FACTORY AT
Fire Originated from Gasoline
Engine Estimated Loss
The button factory owned by Zan
Bird, ' at Andalusia, was completely
destroyed by lire which started at 1
o'clock this afternoon. The loss is
estimated at $1,000.
The flames are believed to have or
iginated from the. gasoline engine by
which the machinery was run. They
quiekl' spread to the gasoline tank,
which was in the building, and then
those who were combating the lire
had to take to their heels.
The factory contained five saws.
Besides the building and machinery,
the less includes a shipment of blanks
that were to have been sent away to
morrow, and shells enough to run the
factory the greater part of the win
ter. FLOATER HAS BEEN BURIED
IN AN UNMARKED GRAVE
The hotly of tho man found Heating
in Cleaveland slough, above Xew Bos
ton, has been buried under direction
of the coroner of Mercer county. His
identity is yet unknown.
Cf. S. I. . Blunt, . commandant at
Hock Island arsenal, has been in cor
respondence with the coroner to as
certain whether the body was that of
Peter Noll, si soldier who disappeared
from the arsenal last month. The de
sciiption as to height, weight and age
tallies, but it is not definite enough. to
satisfy Col. Blunt that the remains
a re .those of NolJ.
The body was not attired in sol
dier's clothing, as at tirst reported.
Civilian apparel was worn, but the im
pression that the floater bad been an
army man was gained from ids wear
ing a government undershirt.
Noll had been at the arsenal but a
short time. He nlisted at Chicago.
The belief that he. deserted is still
adhered to. but he may have regret
ted his act, and in a moment of de
spair thrown himself into the river.
IN THE SOCIAL REALM
Fay II awes camp, It. N. A., yester
day afternoon was ; entertained at
cards by Mrs. Anna Griffin. 1322 Sixth
avenue. Lunch was served and a most
pleasant time was had. The hostess
was presented with a nice dining
The bazar and sale of fancy work
conducted by ladies of I'.roadway
Presbyterian church yesterday after
noon and evening. was irencrou.-ly pat
ronized by members of the congrega-1
tit. 11 and fr;en;!s. with the result thaf
a neat sum of money was realized.
The bazar was held in the parlors of
the church, the ladies also serving re
freshments. The Fraternal Aid 'associat ion is to
give its annual masquerade dance at
Armory, hall the evening of Dec. 2.
The dancing party given at Indus
trial hall last evening by the Journey
men Painters' union was well attend
ed. PER.SONAL POINTS.
J. F. Shank went to (Jeneseo this
William Neth. of Sioux City, is visit
ing in Kock Island.
M. K. Sweeney was in Ml. Carroll
today on legal business.
T. S. Howland. of Chicago, treas
urer of Ihe IJurlington railway com
pany, is in the city.
A. 1J. Talbot, head consul of the
Woodmen, arrived yesterday from his
home in Lincoln, Neb.
Colored People Dance.
The colored population cut fancy
figures in the wax at Turner hall last
evening. It was an invitation affair
given by James Jackson, of Kock Isl
and, and (Jeorge Stephens, of Daven
port. A. piano and a snare drum com
prised the orchestra, but it turned
out the music that, suited the crowd,
and the dance moved on.
DlKouiwes Pavlnsr Cane.
In the county court yesterday
Judge Parmenter dismissed on motion
of City Attorney A. II. Kohler, two
special assessment proceedings fn Mo
line at the cost of the petitioners.
The proceedings were of the propos
ed paving of Nineteenth street for
290 feet south of Third avenue and
54S feet south of Fourth avenue.
For Basketball l.eaene.
The basketball teams of the tri-city
high schools and Y. M. C. A.'s will
meet next Monday afternoon at the Y.
M. C. A. in this city for the purpose
of forming a league and arranging
for a series of games for the coming
w inter. There is evidence of a grow
ing interest in this game this season,
and it is thought that a league will
be a winner.
Apples tr York Apple.
Two carloads of apples at the C. B.
fc Q. depot. Twentieth street. New
York Baldwins, New York Ilussets
and Rhode. Island Greenings To be
sold at the lowest price, at $2.50 Hr
barrel, delivered, or 85 cents per bush
el; nothing less than three bushels.
(Jood for 10 days only. Don't miss
this opportunity. Inquire at coal of
fice, south of depot.
MYSTERY IN FIRES
Case Near Princeton, Iowa, Has
All the Ear Marks of
GIRL TELLS STRANGE STORY
Sees Masked Man Light One of
Numerous Blazes Two
The other day a barn belonging to
William Hush, a farmer living four
miles southwest of Princeton, Iowa,
was burned, the second one in three
months, and now a suspicion of ineen;
diarism arises, which is likely to. be
brought to the attention of the Scott
county grand jury, which is now in
A step-daughter of Mr. Bush, a girl
18 years of age, says that on the af
ternoon of the fire she went to the
barn at 4 o'clock, and hearing a sound
as of cracking, she saw a man wear
ing a mask with a lighted match in
his hand igniting some hay in the
The girl says the man discovered
her, and rushed up to her, threaten
ing to take her life if she told anyone
of what she saw.
Girl Rescues Horse.
The man, according to her story,
returned to the basement and threw
another armful of hay on the flames,
ami told her to go to the house and
remain there without giving an alarm.
She did so until the man went away,
when she went to the barn and res
cued one horse.
During the progress of the blaze
and after quite a crowd had assem
bled, a fanner came up to the girl,
and shaking his fist, said to her: "You
did not see anyone set fire . to the
barn, did you?"
This man is now, together with the
inasked man. whose voice the girl
recognized, liable to investigation by
the grand jury, anil possible indict
ment for a rson.
The loss sustained by the Are
amounts to $2,000.
Two Men Arrested.
Constable Byron Kunisey. of Daven
port, today arrested August and Fritz
Siebel. neighbors of Kush. but after
an interview with the county attor
ney they were discharged. As yet
there is not sufficient evidence to
hold them, but it is likely some inter
esting developments will be brought
about by a grand jury investigation.
Mrs. Sarah K. Price died at 4:. 50
o'clock yesterday afternoon at the
home of her' daughter. Mrs. C. (J. Pin
kerton. ll.:2 Fifteenth street. Mrs.
Price was aged "." year: . The remains
are to be shipped tomorrow morning
to Aledo for interment.
The funeral of Henry H. Schoede
will be held Sunday afternoon from
the home. ;; Thirteenth street, at 2
o'clock, au.l from the (icrmaii Luth
eran church at 2:.10. Kev. C. A. Men
nit ke will officiate. The remains will
be buried at Chippiannock cemetery.
Specials For Satardar.
7.- of the Kock Island Furniture com
pany's rugs at just half their mark.
."() wall pockets at ISc.
Men's tennis night shirts, rtiie.
Women's l!e heavy fleeced vests, 25c.
Ue stumped dresser scarfs, 2."e.
Women's 20e ribbed hose, 12VjC.
Ladies' 2.1c felt overgaiters. 14c.
Misses' $1.25 thick sole shoes. 8:5e.
14c bleached cotton butts. 0c.
Fancy prunella waist ings. yd., lOe.
Cotton bed blankets, each, 25c.
Pea nu caramels, per lb., 10c.
Ladies' handsome tennis gowns, 40c
Children's $1 winter dresses, 50e.
1 "ear's soap, per cake. 0c.
White hemstitched handkerchiefs,
25c TenerifTe doylies. 15c.
Music in the evening.
YOUNG & M'COMBS'
Saturday's Special Snaps.
$15 to $12.50 children's coats, $5.
o9c children's dresses. 21c.
$2.50 to $2 choice street hats, $1.
20c turnover collars. 10c.
25c men's susjHMiders. two for
1 cuius flannel, yd., 4c.
8c madras gingham, yd.. 5c.
Women's stockings, special. Sc.
Women's golf gloves, special, i
Tinted and decorated cuspidors
Hemstitched linen towels. 15c.
Thanksgiving roaster, 20c.
Perforated chair seats, 5c.
Fresh salted peanuts, per lb., 10c
ADAMS' SPECIAL SALE
For Saturday. Karcalns AU Through the
41e for nice embroidered slippers.
$2.59 for a men's welt enamel shoe.
$2.50 for a men's atent colt enam
$2.08 for any of our $:!.50 grades.
OSe for a ladies' fur trimmed slipper.
You make no mistake in these shoes,
as nowhere else can you purchase
such goods for the price.
Oysters, hot and cold, at Ponce de
Leon every evening.
Opening free beer and lunch Satur
day night at Alphonse De Witte's
place, corner Ninth street and Fourth
A Grmd Contest
We will Give
This is a four panel screen with rich ebony frame hand embroi
dered on heavy satin the finest of .Japanese work SKE IT IN OUR
The Object of this
is to promote the sale of Cedarine Furniture and Piano Polish the
finest preparation in the world for cleaning and renewing all kinds
of finished wood It removes grease, scratches, fly specks, mars and
finger marks with each purchase of a 25 cent bottle of Cedarine 3011
get one chance to get the screen as oon as seven gross of bottles
have been sold the screen will be given awayCome in and get de
tails of this great contest DE THK F.AKLY ONE.
Davenport Furniture H
Carpet Company. k
123-125 West TKird Street.
2) V E J4T O T J IOWA
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woman with tender feet.
These shoes are made in common sense lasts,
from .soft pliable leather. They are designed es
pecially for comfort -the' lilies of the shoe follow
the shape of the foot, and this insures comfort
and ease to the wearer.
These shoes range in price $ J 50 tO 2 50
Slippers, made in the same S Af "S" 5ft
common sense lasts . . IU AJ
'Both T hones.
That is the Kock Island's rate. It is in effect daily.
Applies to Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and
hundreds of other points in California. Corresponding re
ductions to Salt Lake City, Ogdeii, Spokane. Seattle, Ta
eonia and Portland.
Tickets are good in tourist sleeping cars, and you can
go west via Colorado or Kl Paso, as you prefer.
Full information at this office.
I Now Is The
to paper your rooms. We hare a large assortment of'
both cheap and high grade papers, which we are selling
at the lowest prices in the city. We also have c large and
complete force of workmen. All kinds of painting and
papering promptly attended to and satisfaction guaranteed.
PARIDON a SON,
Thcnes Old Union tl3; new 6213. 419 Seventeenth St.
Diamonds Going Down Instead of Up.
$5,000 stock of diamonds, watches, jewelry, clothing, bicycles and other
merchandise being sold at great bargains at SIEGEL'S LOAN OFFICE, 320
Twentieth street, 'phone 663 brown.
Tliis is a slioe "which.
Pleases elderly ladies
those who care
more for comfort
than style. It is also
a s a comfortahle
house shoe for every
F. H. PLUMMER,
C. P. A., "
HOCK ISLAND, ILL.
BOYD, D. P. A., Davenport, Iowa.