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THE ABGHJS, MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1903.
Fair tonight and Tuesday;
slightly warmer Tuesday.
J. M. SHERIER,
Temperature At 7 a. m. 1
below; at 2:30 p. m. 8 above.
Zazaro. Union cigar.
Leaf lard at Gilmore's.
For insurance, E. J. Burns.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Open evenings now. Adams.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus.baggage, express, call Robb's.
For real estate and insurance, E. J.
Cut prices on all trimmed hats at
A big dscount on all millinery at
Byrnes' this week.
Umbrellas and canes, beautiful de
signs, at J. Kamser's.
Select your size now in slippers.
Adams has a fine line.
The Naval Reserves give a dance
Tuesday' night at Armory hall.
All kinds of coal for sale at the
Ilock Island Lumber company.
Good coal, coal, coal, at Mueller
Lumber company's. Both telephones.
For tin and furnace work, see II. T
Siemon, 152G Fourth avenue, union 283.
Dr. 1 V. Purdue, ITlOi. Second ave
nue. Old 'phone at olliee and resi
dence. Pork ten .'erlrins. spare ribs and
tTinuutngs at Cilmore's packing house
Don't fail to see our line of line
mantle clocks. They are beauties. J.
Beautiful designs in sterling silver
match safes, large assortment, at J.
Our misses an:l children's shoes are
being sold at very low prices. Call and
see them at Adams'.
Purcha.se a pair of shoes or slippers
for a Christmas, gift. Very suitable.
Adams has the assortment.
The directors of the Modern Wood
men assembled today at the head of
iice for their monthly meeting.
All kinds of coal at all times. Tri
City Transfer & Fuel, company, 215
Twentieth street. Prompt delivery.
Augustana college basketball team
was beaten by the Company C team
at Muscatine Friday evening 17 to 14.
Be sure and atten:! the red letter
sale. It means a saving of 40 to 50
per cent in shoe buying. Kemember
the place, 1610 Second avenue. P. A.
Finne, the shoe man.
August Van Mortile was removed to
the hospital in the ambulance Satur
day evening, lie is suffering with ty
Large variety of suit cases and
leather bags to select from at the
Trunk Factory, 220 Brady street, Dav
Adams' is the place for your Christ
inas presents , in shoes or slippers.
Just call and 'see the assortment. Of
coursf the prices are right.
The Noonday Best will serve supper
every night until after Christmas, be
ginning tomorrow night, Dec. 15, at
their rooms, 1820 Third avenue.
The" regidar meeting of the Wo
man's Christian Temperance union
will be held at the home of Mrs. F. C.
Taylor, 908 Twentieth street. Tuesday
afternoon at 3 o'clock. All ladies are
At (Jeneseo Friday night the Colle
giate Institute basketball team de
feated a team from Kewanee by a
score of 64 to 2. This establishes a
record for a one-sided contest in this
part of the state.
Mrs. Willia. i Kunge died at her
home in Moline Saturday after an ill
ness of six weeks with gangrene. She
had been a resident of the city since
1S66. and was 58 years of age. The
survivors are the husband and nine
The ladies of the First Baptist
church will hold their annual sale
Tuesday afternoon and evening. Doc.
15, in the lecture room of the church.
Lunch will be served in the afternoon
and a 25-cent supper from 5:30 to
7:30 in the evening.
A bill has been filed in the circuit
court at Sycamore, 111., contesting the
recent election for the removal of the
county seat from Sycamore to De
Kalb. The election is contested on the
ground of the insufficiency of the vote
in favor of the removal.
Dr. Herman Paulsen, a graduate of
Northwestern university dental co!
who has been practicing here for a
year, is to embark in business for
himself, having rented the offices in
the Hurst block, on Twentieth street,
formerly occupied by Dr. F. H. First.
Officer Noel arrived from Pontiae
yesterday, and to:Iay left with John
Collins, a Kock Island boy," who is to
be returned to the reformatory.
Young Collins was parotid last spring,
but again fell into his erring ways,
and was arrested last week in Dav
enport. Baby shoes given away free. We
have decided to give a pair of baby
shoes to every lady buying a pair f
slippers, shoes or rubbers, every day
during this week, as long as they last.
Only one pair to the family. At
5 0 0
To any person who can prove
r o o km a si
closing out sale is not a genuine
closing out sale. The greatest
Ind a Splendid r
Line of OyS m
Now is the chance to buy Christ
mas presents at prices so low
that they will close them out in
a short time.
Call at once aid get
loads of goods for a lit
tle money at
Closing Out Sade.
20th St., Rock Island.
POISONED AT flEAL
Henry Bosse Made Critically III
By Eating Canned
AT HIS HOME YESTERDAY
Physicians Work Over Him Several
Hoars Be lore Bringing Him
Fast Danger Point.
Henry Bosse, draughtsman at the
United States river engineer's oftiee,
was poisoned yesterday at his home
on Seventh avenue by canned as
paragus, and for a time his life was
Lunch was served at 1 o'clock and in
part consisted of asparagus, of which
Mr. Bosse is very fond and of which
he partook freely.
Shortly after rising from the table
he complained of feeling ill and went
to his room to lie dow.
Physicians Called In.
In a few minutes he was seized with
terrible pains, when physicians were
summoned and found Mr. Bosse in a
critical state, and it was only after
they had labored over him several
hours that they pronounced him out
Finne's new shoe store, 1610 Second
avenue, five doors east of Illinois thea
tre. The fire department was summoned
to the home of Charles Becht, 1420
Third avenue. Saturday afternoon,
but before its arrival the flames had
been extinguished, with nominal dam
age. The covering of an unused fire
place had been ignited from the
sparks from the stove, in which a fire
had just been started.
The Laurel Forty-five club met last
evening at the home of .John Ains
worth. Messrs. Ainsworth and David
Fitzgerald losing to the old-time ri
vals, .John O'Connor and Pierce Keane.
Mr. Ainsworth afterward defeated Mr.
O'Connor for the single-handed cham
pionship of the tri-cities. The Laurels
have been challenged by the Sham
rock club, of Davenport, and a meet
ing is to be arranged for the near
MAN BURNED TO DEATH
IN HOME IN DAVENPORT
Peter Hartz, who lived alone in a
cabin in Northwest Davenport, burn
ed to death last night. The supposi
tion is that a spark fell from the
stove and set fire to the house. Hartz
was of middle age.
YOUNG & M'COMBS' SPECIAL
For This Kveninsrt Monday. Dec. 14, from 7
to 5 O'clock.
All shirt waists up to $o.9S, your
choice this evening at ifl.OS.
Large gold fish. 7 to 9 o'clock this
evening, each, 10c.
(lenuine ebony sterling silver mount
ed, all bristle, hair brush. 1.2:, 7 to ft
o'clock this evening, ('.c.
100 ready-to-wear hats, worth up to
$".."(), sale price, !Se.
Santa Clans will be in our toy de
partment between 7 and '.) o'clock.
Bring the children and see good old
NEARLY DEAF AS A POST
Bat Has lieen Klectcd Justice of the Peace
Has Not Tukcn fossession of
Kokomo. Ind.. Dec. 14. The trial of
a case before Justice Conkle. of this
county, has just brought out the fact
that at the last election the people cf
Howard township elected a deaf man
justice cf the peace. The matter -amc
out through the justice hearing evi
dence of the other's imomi eteney to
hear a case to whom under the law
it was a duty to send the cause, an ap
plication being filed for a change of
J list ice-Elect J. II. Boss is so deaf
that he car. hear only when one limit-
in his ear. and although elected to the
olhce he has not taken possession of
the docket. He formerly held the o'
lice, but during years' when he i ould
hear sullieii ntly well.
COLOMBIANS NOT FOUND.
Continued trom First Page.
SAYS SHE HAD A VISION
Saw the Dead Iloily of a Misin Hunter
in a .Snot Other Hunters
Negaunee. Midi., Dec. 14. Much irv
tcrest has been aroused in Xegaunee
by a woman who claims to know the
fate of Stephen Nichols, a hunter, who
has been missing for a month, nr.d
who Is believed to have met death n
the woods. The woman bases her a
MTtions on a vision, aiwl says1 a mental
picture of Nichols' dead lody. partly
lying inside a hollow log, as If In an
endeavor to seek shelter, was revealed
to her in a dream.
Her description1 of the attitude of
the corpse and the surroundings tvre
very minute. She described the spot
so clearly that hunters who are fam
iliar with the locality where Nichols
was lost were, it is said, able to identi
Cliarg-mAgnttint a Consul.
Berlin, Dec. 14. Serious charges
against Consul Oeneral Oliver J. P.
Huge at Coburg have been brought
to the attention of the state depart
ment at Washington.
ana on several occasions their informa
tion was "found to be misleading. The
information obtained by the Atlanta
and Mayflower indicates either that
the Colombian troops have leeni re
turned to Cartagena or that they have
been landed at some point on the coast
between Cartagena and the Gulf of
Parien and may be proceeding thence
The Atlanta has sailed again to
wards the Gulf of Parien and will
continue a careful patrol of the coast.
It would be impossible for the Car
ta eeaa. and the General PInzon to en
ter the'.Uiato- river, because the mouth
of the river has a fix-foot bar. No
small Imnts are obtainable therealouts,
and no considerable r.umler of troops
could be transported up the river. The
only boats to be had consist of a few
car.oes. The remainder of the marines
on loard the auxiliary cruiser Dixie
will be landed Tuesday. Wednesday
and Thursday next, satisfactory ar
rangements having been completed to
obtain good water for the camp at
Culebra on the line of the Panama
Caracas, Pec. 14. According to ad
vices just received here the Colombian
government has decided to send Gen
eral Bafael I'ribe-L'ribe as a special
envoy to the South American repub
lics. He is expected soon to arrive at
RKTKS IS TIIK NEW PKKSIDKNT
He Will Succeed Marroquln as Kzecutlv
Washington.. Dec. 14. The Colom
bian legation has received a cablegram
from General DeCastro. commander-in-chief
of the Colombian army, dated
Port Linion. Costa Bica. Pec. 12. con
veying the information that the results
oi the election for president held
throughout Colombia on Pee. 8 show
a complete triumph for General Ueyos.
When seen General Koyes would make
r.o statement beyond saying that he ex
pect ed to remain in the United States
for a fortnight longer.
Washington, Pec. 14. An official
dispatch to Bunau-Varllla. minister
from Panama, besides announcing the
fact that elections will be held in; the
new republic on Jan. b" for delegates
to a constitutional convention, says
that all the new municipalities of all
the provinces have warmly applauded
the ratification by the Panama junta
of the Hay-Bunau-Varllla treaty.
M. Bunau-Varilla has ltegun a series
of visits on the inemlwrs of the diplo
matic corps, his first -all being on
Count Cassini, the Russian ambassa
dor. He has also seen Baron UcDg'el
muller, the Austrian ambassador.
Chicago, Dec. l -Following are tne open
rag. highest, lowest and closing quotations
ii today's markets:
Dec, 79 7S 78'-i: 7S
May sm S2 81H MS
July, 77': "H-; Wi ; TflS .
Dec..41S. 47i: 41H 414
Mav. 43?: SH v-'X 4V4
July 43!; 43'; 42 ; 43H
Dec, 8.- 35'4 Si SU,
Mav, 37H, : 37, : S6?- SB.
July. &?: 31; 33?; 34.
Jan., 11 42 11 55: 11 37; 11 F0
May, 11.H0, 11.8a: 11.70; 11.80
I2C. 6.r-0: 6 50; 6 47. 6 47
Jan. 6.42 6.52; 6 37 6 47
May,6.6i; 6.67; 6.57.6 62
Jan., 6.10: 6 20 6.10: 6.15.
May, 6 33: 6 37 6.27: 6 30.
Bye. Dec. MK: May 61'i; flax. N. W HOtf;
S. W. VSbi: Dec. 92; May 97; barley saS58.
teceiptM toaay. Wneai 71. corn 298 . wi
209 notes 38 000: cattle 24.0C0, sheep 20 000.
do market opened strong to 5c higher.
Lignt 14 30&4.70: mixed auu outcb
!-r ft3a?M?; eood heavy. 84.304 70: rough
heavy f 1 3031 50.
jattie martei opened steady to 0c higher.
sneep market opened strong to 10c higher
Hogs at Kansas City 8 000. cauic jo.ouo,
h iks at Omaha 10 000, cattle 4.500.
Ontoc stock yards 8:40 a. m
dor market slow and very few hogs in yet.
Clght. 14 3034 65; mixed and outciierm 4.80
qi ; good neavy. in tuxan u; rougu ncvy
4.304.4v Cattle market steady to 10c higher.
Beeves f3. 105 70. cows ana neirern 1.15
.35 Texas steers $2 80S3 60. mockers and
1 eders 1 504.10. westerns s 8F4.40.
Sheep market Hrra to lOchightr.
Hoe market closed weak to 5c lower
Lieut, 4.304 0; mied and butchers It 30
tSl cv good heavy, n 30j4 k: rougn neavy,
Cattle market closed very slow.
Sheen market closed steady.
Estimated receipts Tuesday: Wheat 110,
corn32J, oats 210, hogs 35,000.
New fork Stocks.
New York. Dec 14. The following are the
closing quotations on the New York stock
Sugar 153. Gas 98. C R. 1. &P. 26, South
ern Paciuic 48. B. & O. 794. Atchison com
moo 68 9, AtCtUHOn pfd. 92', C. M. &St. P
142';. Manhattan him, copper 4H. T. V
Tel. Co Li. & N 107. C & A. VAH. Kdg
common 4Hi Can.pacitic U9'. Leather coin
mon 7yt, II. II T. 49St. Pacitlc Mail . U
S. Steel rtd. 53X. U. S. Steel common 0
Penna. 117V Mo. Pacific 92?,, Union Pacitlc
Tnx. coal and lorn i.i. Krie common 29
Wabash pfd. 37S Car foundry 18V4.'C. &G
W. 16. Ren. Steel rtd. 39?,;. Ren. Steel com
mon ... New York Central 118,, Illinois
LOCAL MARKET OONDITIOIS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions. Llrt
Btoek. Feed and FneL
Rock Island, Dec. 11. Following are the
Quotations on the local market:
Butter Creamery 22cJ3c. dairy li'c
Ksres Fresh 25c.
Live poultry Spring chickens 8c per
pound hens 7c per pound.
Vegetables Potatoes. 65 to 63c
Cattle Steers . 13.50 to 14 2. cows
heifers 12.00 to 14.00. calves 13.00 to 15.00
Hoes Mixed and butchers S3 50-to S4.2i
Sheep Yearlings or over, per cwt. 3 00to
1 oj, Lambs per head 13 00 to 15.00
Feed and FneL
Grain Corn old 61(2.520. new 40c; oats, 88c
Forage Timothy hay, 18 to 19.50, praint
a 10 , straw ia.au.
Wood Hard, per load 15 00.
Coal Lump, per bushel 14c slack, per
d isnei 7c
Dayton, Ohio. Mrs. Mary Simpson.
"Everything disagreed- with me and
baby until I used Uocky Mountain Tea.
Now baby sleeps and prows like a
weed." 35 cents. T. II. Thomas pharmacy.
For Over Sixty Years
Mrs. AVinslows Koothinir Svrup has
been used for children teething. It
soothes the child, softens the gums.
allays all pain, cures wild colic, and
is the best remedy for diarrhoea,
cents a bottle.
Big display of these
for men, women and
children from eft-,
fl 50 to OUC
THIRD AVENUETHROUCH TO SECOND
Only 9 More Bargain Days Till Christmas
The handsomest as
sortment we have
ever shown and the
cheapest $7.98 QQq
Z?e Jewelry De partment
Is as usual a magnet for Christmas
buyers. Exquisite designs in plated
ware are quite a feature this sea
son. Four-piece tea sets, butler fin
ish, $7.25 to $23.
Coffee sets. $12 to $18.:0.
I'.read trays, $2 to $s.50.
talking- dishes. $:j.50 to $3.50.
Fern dishes, $1.50 to $10.
Fruit dishes, $2.75 to $S.
Kori-lJoii dishes, $1.50 to $4.
Candelabra and single sticks, $$
Special Display Gold Novt ltle,
Haroque pearl scarf pins.
Srarf pins, pearl and diamond.
Single pearl and opal pins.
Egyptian head scarf pins,
(iold filled fancy set pins, 50c to
Diamond set gold lockets, $25 to
Pearl Mt gold bu-kets. $12 to $10.
Fancy set gold lockets.$l to $1.50.
The Great Watrh Department.
llest known American and Swiss
watches at- prices that are a sav
ing. A guarantee behind every
Open face chatelaine. $5 to $20.
Ladies' 14k. line American move
ment, $22 to $i)0.
Men's 14k. line American move
Ladies' gold filled Wa It ha 111, $0.50.
Men's gold filled W'altham, $0.50.
P.oys silver watches, $1.25, $2, $3,
up to $10.
SIcii'm Wafch I'olm.
English seal fobs. $2.75 to $4.75.
Sterling silver. $1.50 to $1.75.
;o!d filled. $1 to $C).50.
Solid gold, $:.5 to $10.
The greatest collection of fine as
well as moderate priced handker
chiefs we have e er been able to
Ladies white hemstitched. 50c
Ladies colored border. 2c. 4c.
5c. and up.
Children's colore:! border, lc ami
Men's han'.ikerchiefs. 5c, and up.
Ladies' lace ami embroidery edge
handkerchiefs. $2.25 to lc.
Handkerchiefs in fancy loes all
at lowest prices.
Christmas shopping is
in. fill swing in tnis
great store. Stocks are
complete and prices
within ea.sy reta-ch.
ToylfiLnd and Dollville
DOLLS Dressed Dolls, kid body dolls,
bisque dolls, jointed dolls, rubber
dolls, rag dolls every kind of doll
that Santa Clans wants OIO.
from lc apiece to V "
You will think ours is the greatest
Doll store in the three cities.
Card (James. Authors, Old Maid, Peter
Color Kits (cravon and paints com
P.ig l'.ox (James Fish Pond Treas
ure Island. Steeple Chase, E'c, all
1 Mocks and
l!lock Pict ure
Drums of all kinds from
Horses. Yachts. Toy Furniture, Auto
matic T.s. Magic Lanterns, Train
on tracks. Sleds. I'ocking Horses.
Fire Engines. Hill Climbers, etc., all at
very low prices.
(ireat variety, very low
Piggcst line we ever had at
many $1.50 copyriyhts ainony
Children's Hooks in great variety
Fancy P.oxes of all kimis. Leather
goods, Perfumery, etc., etc. (Ireat
variety and low prices in this popular
! cct ion.
Our China store is a veritable
bazar of holiday beauty. There is
no question about prices being the
lowest ever. Sample them.
Vases Sevres, Coalport, Pointons,
Wedgewood, Doulton, It oval Boun,
etc , 'Joe each up 1 "7 c n
to 1 17.50
Ilaviland China In dinnerware
we have seven different open stock
patterns and in odd pieces we are
Haviland China cups, saucers and
plates to match, from nr
2.3c to libO
Ilaviland China spoon trays, jelly
dishes, salad bowls, celery trays,
cake plates, chop dishes, 3-piece
baking sets, chocolate sets, and so
on anywhere from 39c
English China single plates, Cf
from $1.12 each to I .OU
English China cups and
saucers from loc to
English China vases oc -jg gQ
Japanese China. Our own impor
tation over $1,000 worth of it,
straight from Tokio, pieces from
mammoth vases down to a r-
pin tray at OC
Chaliosr Dishes. Greatest assort
ment of the best dialing dishes in
the w st 2.50, $2 9", in flfl
$3.25, $3 50 and on up to IU.UU
Jardinieres -fn nfti
15c to IU.UU
New coffee pcrcolatcr, Q flfl
$G :7 to O.UU
Koholia, for chaling dish lamps,
ia pint and half pint bottles. Sam
ple bottles free.
Art Needle Work.
Dainty and useful gifts here
just come un& look the department
over, it pays. Our sales ladies are
always glad to assist by sugges
tions or otherwise.
Tons of the best candy, cheap.
3,000 pounds IOC
Hundreds of pounds of the choicest
sweets at 25c, 22c, 20c, 18c r
and . IOC
WE ARE NOW CONDUCTING THE GREATEST SALE of
NEVER in the history cf the Tri-Cities have Cloaks been of
fered in the month of December at the prices we are offering them
during this sale.
We have made tremendous reductions on certain garments where
we had one or two of a kind left. If you have any intention of
buying a coat this winter, here is your opportunity, you'll not buy
it any cheaper in the months of January cr February and now
you'll get the whole winter's wear out of ir.
We would like to have every woman in the Tri-Cities call and
see our Cloaks before buying.
In addition to our own large
stock wewill place on sale
the entire house sample line
of Cloaks from The Sunshine
Cloak & Suit Co., Cleveland,
Makers.of the World renowned "Sunshine Garment". These sample garments are
just as good as any coat we have in our entire stock. They are the garments the firm
used in their Show room and have never been on the road so are not shop-worn.
TRIMMED HATS AT HALF PRICE
Our entire stock of Trimmed Hats, except Black Velvet Hats at exactly half their
former price. You know what that means.
BLACK VELVET HATS AT ONE-FOURTH OFF
When you take into consideration our millinery was always 25 to 33 per cent less
than you could buy it for at any place in the Tri-Cities and now to get it for one-half
gives'you the opportunity of getting the best hat you ever got for the price. Every
woman ought to have a new hat at these prices.
TUs Tnn Vfiii U4-116 West Second Street,
1 flt J&t RllW DAVENPORT, IOWA.
The Store that treats everybody alike. , One price, courteous treatment,
plain figures. Allowing no discounts id anyone?