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TflE AB&TTg, MOyDAV, OmiBEB 30, 1903.
Generally cloudy tonignt
and Tuesday; warmer to
night. J.M. SHERIER,
TemperatureAt 7 a. m. 19;
at 2:30 p. m. 32.
Zazaro. Union cigar.
For insurance, E. J. Burns.
Buy a home of Keidy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus, baggage, express, call Kobb's.
For real estate and insurance, E. J.
Grand clearance sale this week at
Byrnes' millinery store.
All kinds of coal for sale at the
Rock Island Lumber company.
See the special prices en cloaks and
millinery at Young & McCombs.
For tin and furnace work, see II. T
Siemon, 1526 Fourth avenue, union 283.
Good coal, coal, coal, at Mueller
Lumber company's. Both telephones.
Special prices in misses and chil
dren's hats this week at Byrnes' mil
linery. It' will pay you to attend the annual
masquerade given by the Fraternal
Aid association at Armory hall.
It is expected that the new pauper
house of the bounty infirmary will be
ready for occupancy Jan. 1.
Trunks' called for, repaired and re
turned by Trunk Factory, 220 Brady
street, Davenport. Thcne 8872.
All kinds of coal at all times. Tri
City Transfer & Fuel company, 215
Twentieth street. Prompt delivery.
All the Tribunes and their friends
are invited to Snobson's stag party
and dance given at Odd Fellows hall
Parties wanting any kind of plating
done, read our classified ad under
"Miscellaneous Wants." Tri-City relat
Don't forget, a nice plant would
make a nice Christmas present. Mey
er & Behring have them, at 1115 Fif
It only costs 35 cents to take you
through Snobson's stag party and
dance included at Odd Follows hall to
Trinity guild will hold a sale of
fancy and useful articles at the home
of Mrs. C. C. Carter Wednesday after
noon from 2 to 6 o'clock.
The exhibition drill given hy the
Mystic Seven drill team of the Fra
ternal Tribunes at Odd Fellows hall
Dec. 1 is alone worth the price of ad
mission. The Hock Island Sash & Door works
is making a specialty of furnishing
storm doors and windows. They will
reduce your fuel bill. Call and get
At last evening's meeting of the
Laurel Forty-five club David Fitzger
ald and John Ainsworth again scored
a whitewash over Capt. John O'Con
nor and Pierce Keane.
T will close out all my New York
Baldwin apples at $1.75 a barrel and
Bnssets at $1.50. Positively must be
closed out by tomorrow night to va
cate car at C, B. & Q. depot. L. Marks.
Saturday afternoon at the parson
age of the First Baptist church, llev.
II. W. Keed officiating, took place the
marriage of Frank A. Fuller and Miss
Minnie Belle Lane, both of Muscatine,
Come, everybody, to the annual
masquerade given by the Fraternal
Aid association at Armory hall Wed
nesday eveniug, Dec. 2. Music by
Grabbe's orchestra. Admission, 25
Kurth & Hanson have opened the
old Black Diamond coal office, 1506
First avenue, and are now prepared
to fill all orders for winter. Leave
orders at 1506 First avenue or 1031
Twelfth avenue. Old 'phone west 1345.
The Dorcas society of the Swedish
Lutheran church will give a box so
cial at the church Wednesday evening.
Dec. 2. The ladies are requested to
bring boxes containing luncheon for
two. Everybody invited. Admission
will be free.
They are fine. What? Why, the
sago palms just received by Meyer &
Behring. Would make a lovely Christ
mas present. Select now and we will
save it for you. Open evenings and
Sundays, 1115 Fifteenth street. Street
car to our place. 'Phone 1412.
Crop Correspondent Thomas Camp
bell, in his monthly repcrt for Bock
Island county to the agricultural de
partment, gives the local market quo
tations on corn, oats, potatoes and
hay. Potatoes on the average will
bring 60 cents per bushel Dec. 1, he
states, corn 42, oats 32 and hay $S per
"Mormonism, a Despotism Within a
Republic," was the topic of a sermon
preached last evening at Broadwaj"
Presbyterian . church by liev. AY. S.
Marquis. It was illustrated with ster
u:pticon views. The danger of a
growth of the sect and the necessity
for suppressing it were forcibly point
Beware of substitutes off erect by
unscrupulous dealers in place of Fo
ley's Honey and Tar, Foley's Kidney
Cure and Banner Salve. Dishonest
dealers for a little extra profit will
try to palnr off worthless prepara
tions in place of these valuable medi
cines that have stood the test of years
and thus jeopardize the lives of their (
victims. For sale by all druggist. J
August Peterson, proprietor of the
shoe store at Fifth avenue and Elm
street, died at noon today at his
home, Ninth avenue and Thirty-first
street. He leaves a family.
Miss Tillie Scott died Saturday at
the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. C. Scott, in Rural, of heart trou
ble, aged 16 years. The news of her
death was a shock to her acquain
tances, among whom she was popular
and highly esteemed. The survivors
are the parents, two sisters. Misses
Flora and May Scott, at home and
three brothers, Walter, at home, and
George and Tennyson Scott, of Hock
Island. The funeral took place at
10:30 this morning .from the home in
Rural, with interment in Chippian
nock. Mrs. Matilda Rennick died at 10
o'clock last night at the home of her
sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Coyne, 42S Nine
teenth street, after a short illness
with heart trouble, aged 74 years.
She is survived by three sons and
four daughters: Frank Rennick, in
Wisconsin; Lew and Ross Rennick,
Chicago, and Mrs. G. Martin, Mrs. D.
D. Smith and Misses Clara and Ella
Rennick. of Chicago. The remains
were shipped to Clinton, 111., this af
ternoon for interment.
Additional details have been receiv
ed of the death of Fred Cryor, the
son of Rev. S. S. Cryor, of Dixon, for
merly pastor of the Central Presby
terian church of this city, whose
death by drowning near Albert Lea.
Minn., was noted briefly in Saturday's
Argus. The young man. it seems,
was skating alone on the lake at
night and went through an airhole.
His cries for help were heard, but it
was thought that they came from
boys at plaj' As the young man was
missing the next day. the ice was
broken and the lake dragged, with
the result that the body was found.
Decedent was IS years of age and was
employed at Albert Lea. lie was very
young at the time when the family
BOY SHOOTS HIMSELF:
SAID TO BE A SUICIDE
Claus Reimers, aged 14, is dying in
Davenport from a bullet wound in the
head inflicted this afternoon with a
22-calibre rifle on the walk in front of
the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Reimers, on Rockingham road.
The impression is that it was a case
of suicide. The members of the fam
ily declare the shooting was acciden
tal. The boy is unconscious, and will
in all livelihood carry the secret to
the grave with him. It is said lie had
had a quarrel with his Tather. He
was leaving home for a hunt when
The bullet entered the head just
above the right ear. taking a down
ward course and entering the base of
Notice to Stockholder.
There will be a meeting of the
stockholders of the Tri-City Transfer
& Fuel company at 215 Twentieth
street at 2:30 p. m. Dec. 8, for the
purpose of electing a board of direc
tors and to transact such other busi
ness as may regularly come before
such meeting. S. M. DOWNING.
Rock Island, 111., Nov. 30.
DAVID OWENS AND WIFE "
SLEEP IN THE SAME GRAVE
n.ivirl Owens died at 2 o'clock yes
terday morning just 24 hours after
the passing of the life ol nis wue ui
the Moline city hospital from the ef
fects of the burns he received in at
tempting to rescue his son, Wilfred,
ivlin vv a s fatallv burned, from a fire
in his home last Monday that result-
ed from the explosion of a lamp nu
prf hv mistake with casoline. Mr.
Owens was 53 years of age. Five chil
Funeral services for Mr. and Mrs.
Owens were conducted at St. Marys
church, in Moline, at 2 o clock yester
dav afternoon bv Rev. Joseph Kelly,
and the remains were laid away in
the Catholic cemetery in a single
crave beside thaC which the body
of their son Wilfred sleeps.
WAS IN DAVENPORT HOLDUP
Reported Confession on Subject From
ldermeler. the Chlraro Bandit.
It is reported that the confessions
of one of the three bandits captured"
in northern Indiana last week after
a career of crime fii Chicago an(J vi
cinity has thrown some light upon a
number of railroad holdups that have
taken place during the last two or
three years in the middle west. It is
claimed that former Detective Ser
geant Louis Custy, of the Rock Island
System has seen Neidermeier and ob
tained from him facts that throw
light on the holdup on the Rock Isl
and west of Davenport a year ago.
The detective refused to give any de
tails of the confession, presumably
because that others implicated might
be warned that the authorities were
looking for them if he did so.
The grand annual ball given by the
Knights of the Maccabees takes place
Thursday evening. Dec. 3, at Armory
hall. The committee has spared no
pains to make this the best ball ever
given by the tent, and invites all their
friends to attend. Tickets, 50 cents.
He Preferred Sudden' Ieatli.
Detroit. Mich., Nov. 30. Herman C.
Barnes. 32 years old, of the Detroit
firm of Barnes & Barnes, general
agents for a St. Louis insurance com
pany, committed suicide in the detec
tives' office at police headquarters. He
had just been ordered to a cell to be
held on suspicion of having stolen a
team and buggy which he had been
trying to sell. lie had a revolver In his
overcoat pocket and shot himself
through the body without vrithdrawing
the. weapon from thenockpt
Cautfht in Ills Own Ieath Trap.
Carbondale, III., Nov. 30. William
Kennedy, living near Duquoiu, was ac
cidentally shot hi the ankle at hia
home and was so weakened by the
loss of blood that he died later. He
was the victim of a shotgun trap he
had set for thieves who had been steal
ing chickens from the henhouse. He
forgot about the trap.
Two Girls Killed on the Track.
Monongahela, Fa., Nov. 30. While
walking on the tracks of the Pittsburg,
Virginia and Charleston railroad near
Coal Bluff, their home, Minnie and
Eveline Thompson, aged 19 and 1G
years, respectively, were struck by a
train and instantly killed.
Washington, Nov. 30. Charles Felix
La Fon, president of the National Afro
American Congressional League, has
issued a call for a meeting of the ex
ecutive committee of that organization
in this city Dec. 4 next
Channel Ughtfl Are Gone.
Detroit, Nov. 30. Night navigation
has boen made practically Impossible
in Lake St. Clair by the: carrying
away of the range lights that mark the
channel. Heavy cakes of floating Ice
did the damage.
All the news all the time The
Chicago, Nov 33-Foliowing are tne open
ing, bigbest, lowest and closing quotatlors
n today's markets:
Dec, 80 S2H 80S 82
May WH 8i 0H X
July, 75'i; 76; 76-.
Nov. 42 M. 42 424-
Dec. 41?,: 41 414.
, Dec, S3: 34 83V 83?i
May, 85?; 36; 35: S6J.
Jan., 11 03 11 00: 10 87: 10 02
May, 1121; 11.25: 11.15; 11.22
Dec. 42: 6.45: 6 40. 6.45
Jan . 6.48 6.4T; 6 37- 6 40.
May.6.50. 6.52; 6.47: 6.47.
Jn., 5 85- 5 87 5.85: 5.87.
May, 6 05 t7 6 00: 9 (tt.
Kye, Dec. f3; May 561 flax, N. W 87 ;
S. W. 91; Dec. 81; May 87; barley 3558.
lecelpu today: Wneat 138, coro 238 oat
174- nous 28,000: cattle 27,000. sheep 22.000.
rioi? market opened strong to 5c higher.
Lie at. (4 15&4.50: mixed anu um.cu
era. 14 IS 55: good heavy, 1415(24 55: rougb
heavy, 4 1 -l 33.
Cattle market opened steady.
Sheep market opened strong.
Hogs at Kansas City 6 OOu, cattle 11,000,
no era at Omaha 3 500. cattle 4,500
Union stock yards 8:40 a. m
Hor market. 6 1 rone and fully 10c hither
He tit, (4 204 55; mixed and ontcnerb, 4 20
424 65: good heavy, ii.203.s4 6a; rougn neavy.
Cattle market steady.
Beeves N.ZS'&s.ts. cows and heifers 1 253
4 40. Texas steers i2.8oa3.65. utockers and
feeders 2.10:c&4.25, westerns 2 854.40.
Sheep market strong to 10c higher.
Bog market closed steady to 15c higher.
Llent, t4.204 55; mixed and butciiern (4 20
Hi o rood heavy, I4 20&4 65; rough heavy,
4 20&4 30.
Came market closed best steady.
Sneep market closed mostly 10c higher.
Estimated receipts Tuesday: Wneat 175
corn 4 to, oats 140, hogs 24,000.
New York Stoeka.
New York. Nov. 30. The following are th
closing quotations on the New York stock
Sucar 121 H. Gas 94?.C R. 1. &P. 24. South
ern Pacinic 46'4. B. & O. 76i. Atchison com
mon 66. Atchison pfd. 8U.C. M &St. P
128V Manhattan I3y. copper 38. W. U.
Tel. Co. 85. L. & N 105H. C & A. 3ii. Rdg.
common 41. Can. Pacillc 117. Leatbercom
raon ... B. R. T. 39s4, Pacific Mail 7. U.
S. Steel ptd. 52. IT. S. Steel common 10 ,
Penna. 114V Mo. Pacific 90H. Union Pacific
74 v coal and iron 28, Erie common 27!4.
Wabash pfd. 3 Car foundry 18S. C. & Q.
W. 15, Rep. Steel rfd. 40. Rep. Stiel com
mon ... rew York .central ii:n, Illinois
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations oa Provisions. Llvm
Stock. Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, Nov. 33. Following are the
quotations on the local market:
Butter Creamery 2lc22c dalrylSc
B FlTtstl 22c
Live poultry Spring chickens 9c per
pound hens 8c per pound.
Vegetables Potatoes. 55 to 65c
Cattle Steers $4.00 to 4.50. cows ana
heifers (2.00 to 1150. calves 13.00 to S5.00
Hogs Mixed and butchers (4.2) to 15 00.
Sheep Yearlings or fver. per cwt. I2.50M
3 50, Lambs per head 4.00 to (5.00
Ffed and FneL
Grain Corn old 5!52c: oats. Kfr-
For age Timothy hay. 18 to 110.00, prairie
(8 to 9. straw 15 50.
Wood Hard, per load 85.00
Coal Lump, per bushel 14c mine ran
13c per bushel, slant oer bushel 7c
H. J. TOHKR.
A, L. ANDERSON.
H. J. Toher & Co.,
To New York
No. 109 Main st
$4 and $5 Trimmed Ha,ls, $2.25
Just twenty-four $4 and $5 trimmed
velvet Hats at a little less than half
price. Your choice for $2.25, only
twenty-four in a, we J O C
repeat - - - iL0
THIRD. AVENUE THRO UGH TO SECOND
The Book Department
Will be a busy place for holiday gift geeVera
Low Price Rule
Popular copyright I Popular authors in
novels at 1.08, 89o I holiday gift bind-
and 65c nips 25c
Thousands of Children's Books tip from le
ONLY 22 MORE BUYING DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS
The spirit of Christmas blossoms out all over this big store and the principal departments are
putting on holiday airs. As usual, our low prices prevail on all holiday goods all through the store.
Think of the money you save by early buying.
50c to 3.50 Dress Goods Samples,
5c to 25c each.
This will be welcome news. The fame of this unique sale of
Dress Goods is constantly speading.
The most striking values it has, ever been our good fortune
to secure in the Dress Goods line will be ready Monday morning
at 9 o'clock and continue on sale while the lot lasts.
600 Traveler Samples ranging from half a yard to yard
and a half lengths of the finest imported and domestic Dress
In most cases there are from three to eight samples of a color
and quality, these we will have sewed together in bunches, so
that you will find enough for a waist, a whole dress or child's
The lot includes most every color and style of dress fabric
made this season :
ZIBEL1NES BROADCLOTHS. VENETIANS. PRUNELLAS, NUB SUITINGS.
VICEREAUX Worsted PUid. and Checks, LONDON TWINES. TWEEDS, VOILES
and an endless variety of fancy suitings from the famous looms
of Roubaix, France.
5C All goods that you would have to pay by the yard from 50c CC
to 3. 50 a yard for, choice of these samples at, each from 25c to u
Remember the day and time, commencing Monday morning
at 9 o'clock and while they last, 5 to 25 cents each. t '
Furs Arc iViost Useful
We have a splendid assortment and an early selection
gives you the pick of the stock.
Chinchilla and Electric Seal X
Handsome Isabella cluster
Stock Collars of Sqnirrel
and Ermine.satin lined. . . .
Blue fox military Scarfs
Genuine Krimmer Scarfs
French mink, Four-in-hands,
Bat Wings of genuine wool seal fur
new and c f
Genuine Fox long Scarfs with brush
tails, Isabella or sable Q tZf
lye, 10.00 and 0JU
Plerenes of German fox, sable dye,
satin lined, very hand- L C (T
Borne, at iUijU
Many other fur novelties at equally
$39 XXXX Electric Seal Fur
Coats, Skinner satin AA
lined. . LOmXJV
Combination Coats, Electric
Seal, with fine Nutria collar,
revers and cuffs, Skinner satin
lined, $35 values, FA
very special . . OU
A Bargain !
Ten genuine "Wool Seal Fur
Capes, edged all around with
bear fur, sold all over for $2o
to $25, these go Q TA
Moving the Umbrellas
The removal of our Umbrella de
partment to the handsome new fixture
near the center of the main floor, 3d
ave. building, gives occasion for the
quick closing of several lines of men's
and women's Umbrellas. Buy your
Christmas Umbrellas now, these are
bargains. We quote three lots:
Men's and women's silk Carolina and
mercerized Umbrellas, usually tn
1.50, here this week 10
Men"s and women's fine silk Umbrel
las, worth 2.00 and 2.50, I 68
Men's and women's extra quality silk
Umbrellas, fancy handles, worth up
to 4.00, to close 2 25
38c to 50c Cotton and
wool Waistings, at yard
We are closing out one style of
the celebrated P. N. Corset. Our
list has grown so long on this, one
of our best makes, that we have de
cided to drop trfs one number.
It's our No. 447 for which you al
ways pay us 1.00 this week
and while they last, only. .. iC
Remember, so long as you can
find your size the price is 57c, but
if you ask us to reorder from the
factory, 1.00 is the price.
Closing them out at 57c, 57c.
Each day at 2 o'clock short
lengths fine Brown fluslin,
worth 6c yard, goes each
day this week, if it 0r
lasts, at per yard - 2
Ladies perforated Vamp Slippers,
the latest fad. made of fine Bliss
kid, turned soles and French heels,
sold everywhere at $2.50, y f(
here this week, only. . . JJ
Ladles' fine kid turned Sandals,
strap, bow and ornament, extra
$2.00 value 1 TC
at , I O
Woman's fine kid turned Sandala,
strap, bow and arnament,v extra
values at aa
$1.25 and l.UU
$1.00 black Taffeta and Q'jl
Peau de Soies, per yard.02"
Bargains, Soiled Linens
Our Thanksgiving linen sale has left
some remnants of all kinds of linens.
Short lengths of damask from
to 3 yards.
Patterncloths, cf which napkins are
Some half dozens napkins.
A few slightly soiled Lunchcloths,
Trar Cloths, Scarfs and Doylies which
were vised In trim.
These goods must get out of the way
of our new Holiday linens and we put
them all on a bargain counter at prices
that will make them move quick. Look
at these early.
Lessons in Art Needlework Free
Tuesday and Thursday from 2 to 4
A.t OOIQMJLJV'S 319 Twentieth St.
Having been compelled to discontinue our sale last sum
mer on account of the warm weather we will now start
our sale again
at 7:30 T. M.
and will be continued every evening until
our large stock of
Watcher, Jewelry CIocfQr, Sffoerbuare
Chinatoare, lLa.mps9 !Toys and Molidajr
Goods V entirely closed out.
Souvenirs Given. Away.
WaJI Cases, Show Cases, Safe and Shelving for SaJe.
JVotsf w -the Time to 0Muy
enfs at otir bz?n