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THE AE&TJS, rUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, iy03.
Fair tonight and Wednes
day; colder tonight.
Temperature At 7 a. m. 22;
at 2:30 p. m. 12.
Zazaro. Union cigar.
Leaf lard at Gilmore's.
Leaf lard'at Schroeder's.
For insurance, 12. J. Burns.
Buy a home of IJeidy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus, baggage, express, call Hobb's.
All kinds of pork cuts at Schroe
der's. For real estate and insurance, E. J.
Fresh dross-cd gee.se V2U cents at
Dressed turkeys, geese and chickens
Fresh dressed poultry of all kinds
All kinds of coal for sale at the
Rock Island Lumber company.
Good coal, eoai, coal, at Mueller
Lumber company's. Both telephones.
For tin and furnace worii. see II. T
Siemon, 1526 Fourth avenue. t:nim -S3.
Telephone Spencer X: Tret for first
cla.ss express, transfer r omnibus
Mrs. Au tins famous buckwheat
makes the finest buckwheat cakes.
Heady in a moment.
At 6 a. in. the stage if water was
s. '.." and at ihh.ii S.'.'O. The tempera
ture af noon was JO.
If you are after quality, "g('t your
next leather bag or trunk at the Trunk
Factory, Brady street. Davenport.
Gaetjer makes it. Imperial German
mustard. At all grocers and meat
markets. Connoisseurs pronounce it
hue. Try a bottle.
Dr. P. F. l'urdue, 71C', Second ave
nue. Old 'phone at odice and resi
dence. Office hours, 0 to i a. in., and
- to 5 and 7 to 8 p. m.
Mrs. Austin's famous buckwheat
you the real genuine old buckwheat
llavor. Ask for Mrs. Austin's bueh
w heat 11 our.
- The Central Presbyterian guild will
give a thimble party at the home of
Mrs. T. II. Thomas tomorrow after
noon from to .".
Charles II. Arnold, held for obtain
ing money by false pretenses while
serving as storekeeper ior the Bock
Island road, vesterdav furnished a
bond of $l.(K)f) to secure his. apiear
anee in case he is wanted for trial and
was released from the county jail.
Odds and ends of all canned goods
must move at and below cost at once
The Ketail Merchants' association
held a meeting at its quarters in the
Mitchell iS: Lynde building last even
ing, but only routine business was
The express and omnibus business
heretofore conducted by Sencer &
Tief. will be continued by William
Trefz and Mrs. Mary Spencer, widow
of the late .John K. Spencer.
The body of Kev. Father F. A. Poett
kin is lying in state in St. Mary's Cath
olic church. Fourth avenue and Twen-ty-secf
lid street, where it will remain
until the funeral service at 10 o'clock
tomorrow morning. A requiem mass
will be celebrated, and a number of
The many friends of Mrs. Charges
McIIugh. while grieved to learn that
the illness with which she has been
alniete.l for some days, necessitated a
suigical operation of a serious nature,
whkh was performed at St. Anthony's
hospital Sunday, will be gratified to
know that her condition is as favora
ble as could be expected under the
The funeral of Alexander Coulter
was held yesterday from the home on
Fourth avenue. Kev. V. S. Marquis
conducted the ceremonies, after which
the remains were taken to Kural.
where services were conducted by
the pastor f the Beulah church. The
pallbearers, all of whom were resi
dents rf Rural, were .1. M. Hutchison,
Tom Fitzpatrick. A. Alley, L. Metch
ler, Frank Wilson and .T. Scott.
SUNDAY SCHOOL CHILDREN
Christmas exercises for the Sunday
school of Trinity church were held
last evening, the little folks of the
mission on Seventh street uniting.
The exercises toi k phice at the church
(ii Nineteenth street. There was a
brilliantly illuminated Christmas tree,
which was laden with goodies, which
were distributed among the little
one. There were short addresses ap
propriate to the occasion by Kev. F.
A. Ileisley and Kev. .1. C. 'Black, of
Durant. Iowa, and a number of hymns
were sung by the congregation. .The
offering-, which was a large one, was
given to the Hi ly Child orphanage.
The children of the Swedish Luther
an church. I-Ynrteenth street and
Fourth avenue, hell their Christmas
entertainment last evening, giving a
program ;f songs and recitations, af
ter which the big tree was shorn of
its presents and candies, each child
receiving! gift. A sermon was preach
ed bv Paster Nvvall.
We are going to have
one of our famous
You know what an
M.6c K. Pants Sale is.
There will be all kinds
of good Trousers at
the Lowest kind of
Low Prices. Expect
to have all in readi
ness about next
Thursday will give
date of opening in to
morrow's issue. In
the meantime hold
on to your Trousers
fmoney) and wait for
Trousers jTa. I e
JURY TRIES BOYS
Delinquency Proceedings in the
County Court Against Buford
Kennedy and Carl Carlson.
PARENTS OF LATTER RESIST
Jack Breonan Furnishes Ball and
Pays a Fine for Selling Liquor
A jury was impaneled in the county
court to try the delinquency proceed
ings instituted by the state against
Buford Kennedy (colored) and Carl
Carlson, two of the boys held to the
grand jury for burglarizing the build
ing in the west part of the city own
ed by the Bock Island Brewing com
pany and formerly occupied by the
Peaslee Shoe company anil stealing
therefrom some brass castings, which
were sold to a junk dealer.
d'eorge Kennedy, a" brother of Bu
ford. who was also implicated in the
clime, is over 10 years of age, and his
case will come before the grand jury,
at which an indictment can be found
where an indictment can be found
against them. The purpose of the de
linquency proceeding-is to have them
sent to some state correctional insti
tution. The parents of Carlson do not want
their son taken from them, and have
retained (!. V. MeCaskrin to defend
him before the jury. MeCaskrin was
appointed by the court to appear for
Kennedy also. States Attorney II. A.
Weld is prosecuting.
The jury returned a verdict at .5
o'clock this afternoon finding both
Jack Hrennan Fined.
.lack Brennan. former baseball um
pire, and until his arrest a mouth ago
bartender at .Ice Parker's saloon on
Second avenue, yesterday afternoon
pleaded guilty in the county court to
an information charging him with
sePing liquor to minors, and ho was
lined $t and costs. He paid up. Dur
ing the day he also furnished $2Uil
bond for his appearance in the event
of his indictment for larceny,
for which he has been bound
over, lie is accused of having shaken
down a delegate to the Knights of
Pythias convention for a wad of mon
ey while the latter was intoxicated.
Clyde A. Wood, convicted by a jury
of bastardy, furnished a Sl.ouo bond
securing pav incut of the amount pro
vided by law for the support of his
child, born to Miss Maud Knovvlton,
Mdith. Kuby and Walter llaKtrom.
the Moline children whose mother is
dead and whose father. (Kc;ir Ilal
stroin. spends his earnings for liquor
and is now a prisoner at tin county
jail, were declared dependent anil com
mitted temporarily to the care of the
I'tiion Mission. Chief lid Kittilsen. of
Moline. said he would find good homes
for the children.
WIFE TO ASSAIL HUSEANU
Will Testify for Hie People in tli- (Ii;iml
Knpiri Water Ileal 'se Kuril
ll.-M in $,OUO.
;iiMid Kapids.Mi.li.. Dec. ".. When
thi examination of ex-Senator u'ge
E. .Nichols, of Ionia, and William F.
McKidght, of this city, on the charge
of subornation of perjury, at tiie trial
of Bant K. Salsbury on the charge of
bribery growing out of the Lake Mich
igan water deal, was icsuined the tes
timony of Arthur St owe, who had tes
tified as to the alleged attempt to bribe
Witness K. 1 1. bit man while lie. Siow e,
was watchiug him for the prosecuting
attorney, was read.
The c.xaminat ion was then adjourned
r.rtil tomorrow, when Cue prosecution
will introduce further testimony. Pros,
ectitor Blown has nun-uncoil that Mrs.
AViUitm Leonard, who-e husband is
ctt.irge.l wiih having made the direel
attempt to bribe Carman, will take llie
stand and testify for the people.
Senator t'avid K. P.urns was held to
the present term of the superior court
by Police Justice Ilaggerty on the
charge of accepting a bribe in the
water deal, lie gave bond i;i the sum
Dfiilliof Prof, .Icwrll.
Fond ilu Lac.. Wis.. Dee. J!. Kev.
Dr. Fred S. .lewell. professor of his
tory and philosophy at tJrafton Hall. Is
dead. ITe was S2 years old, and wide
ly known in educational circles through
out the east and central states.
Dec. s. Kock Island Mutual Build
ing. Loan it Savings association to C.
M. Cannon, lot 1, block . College
Heights add.. Bock Maud, !',.-,D.
Sciatic KbenraatlHin Cored
L. Wagner, wholesale druggist,
Richmond, Va., says: "I had a fear
ful attack of sciatic rheumatism, was
laid up almost two months; was for
tunate enough to get Mystic Cure for
Rheumatism. This cured me after
doctor's prescriptions had failed to
have any effect. I have also heard
of fine results from others who have
used it." Sold by Otto Grotjan, 1501
Second avenue, Rock Island, Gust
Schlegel & Son. it Wirt Second
Conch. Cnldn and Constipation.
Few people realie when taking
cough medicines other than Foley's
Honey and Tar that they contain opi
ates which are constipating besides
being unsafe, particularly for chil
dren. Foley's Honey and Tar con
tains no opiates, is safe and sure and
will not constipate. All druggists.
rf5NNU V " .... &2?asSia
5 ites mu,m!&'.m
s. rJr mr t-
m&i mm $pm?
Kteft te E While They Last
W? ' ! 34.50 RingS-your choice M fef WM
fmf pf S4.50 studs "teB-T
l .... XffiH J S4.50 Lockets ' SSv' SKa
L vM .,,
The same godsa
that have been sold
ill vii i I I I I f 1 s. I ftr 'Ar ..
to-morrow for .... pgMn
Our Object Has
I Ve Pace our goods on sale in this city for
fne purpose of introducing them to the people
in uus vicinity.
We have actually shown you that Barrios Dia
monds are the finest imitations on earth and
positively defy detection. After the close of
this sale these famous stones will be sold only
by the leading jewelers at so much a kaiu and
at a price far in excess of the prices we are
now asking for entire pieces.
This magnificent stocK must positively be so'd at once.
Every 'Barrios Diamond is guaranteed
tc retain its brilliancy foreVcr and the
mountings for fifteen years.
Take advantage of this sale at once.
Come early and select the brightest and pre:-
f- tiest goods. .
BIG HOLIDAY INCREASE
IN P0ST0FFICE BUSINESS
The rccrd f business dime durinvr!
( 'h. ! is! mas uic'k at the lio.-k Islandj
p. -tiiliict' shows ;i hralliiv increase!
er I'.MIX'. Packages receive.! I'nr eil'
di t riluil ii 11 011 the si days in both
years were as I'oKuws:
n.-c. o :::;'.
D. e. '1 1.-.
D. c. Mi"
Dec. :::: 11 s:
Dee. :M -MM
Dec. LT IMC
Totals 71 ..-. 7Hi!i R
The niuid.ers of packages recci 'd al
fi r ..'ispalcli during the same perio
w I'rr :
D- .-. is ;.:;u
D -e. l'l ".::'
Dee. '4 1 :::::
I '.Ml... I'
Totals TlL'ti IK.T:;
Number of postal money orders is
sued Dee. r.t to I'.mi;: ::s.;; Dee.
lo I. 1 no;.'
.Number of postal nieiiey orders
paid Dec. r.t to .'l. l'.ui:; :;.(i:;:;; Dee. l'.i
ti '(. ti'i) i.'.i:,4.
Niiinber . f pieces of mail matter re
ceived for registration from Dec. 1'.)
to 'J I, l'.iu.:-.".111. Number c f registers
in tran.-it handled from Dec. to
I.on.l Kuril rslons to Oklahoma.
Laud excursions in Oklahoma will
be i-un over the ltoek Island System
.Ian. ."1 and 1.", Feb. L" and !C. March 1
and 1. and April ." and T.l. For fur
ther iarticulars. call on or write
L I!. MOIKiA.N.
1 1 F.N. 15 V .1. Gi:irM"
1 110 Fif tecnl h St reel. Moline, 111.
The Lnne tar State.
Down in Texas, at Yoakum, is a big
dry goods firm, of which .1. M. llallcr
is the head. Mr. Ilaller. on one of his
trips east to hay goods, said to a
friend who was with him in the pal
ace car: "Here, tahe one of these
Little Karly llisers upon retiring and
you will be up early in th'. morning
feeling good." For the "dark brown
taste, headache and that logy feeling,
DcWHt's Little Karly Kisers are the
best pills to use. Sold by all drug-
All the news all the time
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.Neuropathy ami Ophthalmology. Lye-Sirain as it i.- called (more cor
rectly. Nervo-Strain). is responsible f.ir your Headache. Com tipat ion,
Indigestion. Files, Fit-. Cross-Kye-. t'h irea. ami all
IF YOU WEAR GLASSES
It is positie proof that they are not the kind ou need, and if you have
Headache and iloii't w oa r glasses, t here is 110 question but what it is
cause, by Nervc-St rain, and to remove the strain will as certainly cure
it if you have the riiiht correction.
Tlic Mct'orniieU Sysl.-m of Opli t h.-ilnu dogy is the only system which
deals with the Causes of Human Ills and how to abolish them and WE
are the representative of Hint system, and guarantee results as we
promise. You can be cri.F.D no doubt of it. Consultation Free. Suite
42, Mitchell A Lnde budding. Kock Island. 111.
A. F. DAVIS, M..D. OpK. D.
NFFKOI'A THIST" AND OPHTHALMOLOGIST
Suite 42, Mitchell o: Lynde building. OHice hours .)tol2m.; 2 to 5 p.m.
MONSTER GENERATOR AT
NEW SHOPS TESTED TODAY j ej
Steam was turned oil today in the
M.Vld, ilowatt generator that i-- to op- j j
crate the machine shoos at New.
Shops. It worked a 1 isfact orily. The
machine hop. i; is expected, will be
started caily the coining month.
C. A. See ley. mechanical engineer ot
the IN.ek Island; C. A. Wilnierding.
consulting' engineer: .1. N. F.rown. as
sistant engineer: C. I'. Wiess. siiperin
teniicnt of New Shops; C. II. True, as
sistant superintendent ; A. K. Kill. or.
chief engineer at New Shop.-; ;. M.
.lenkiiis. siip.-rinteiident for the (i. 15.
Swift cempuin. llie ci ne.-ri! that
elected the oaililiiigs for the road;
the ntn'-ter media 11 ies f all the shops
on Ihe lCo.k Island Sstni. and a
uuiuIm r of the attaches of the me
chanical department of the F.urling
ten road, were present.
Superintendent F. O. Mek her. of the
111: :.. ..e i, ir....i. 11. .,,.1 I
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was here today in coin erenee with inew
ollicials of ihe Tri-t ity Kailway com-,t
pany and Ihe Moline. Fast M I:ne V j y
Vatertown line in an effort to havelrf
these street ear lines arrive at an p
agreement for the establishment of h
through service from Davenport to f.
New Shops for the a.u-oininodation of ,1
the employes of the Keck Island re-hq
siding in Davenport, who will bed
transferred lo New Shops when the
shops on Ihe other side .rf the river
are chisel down the coming month.
The companies have not yet agreed.
MIDWINTER TERM OF
Brown's Business College
Commences Monda.y, Jan. 5, 1904.
I New Classes
will In; started in both departments, i
will In' enrolled in both day and lnjjlit school.
Our proposition: i
1. A Position to every graduate.
2. A World's Fa.ir Dioloma. siLrned bv the
i proper World's Fair ollicials, to those; whost; work t
is accepted loi .nij.ioilioii ul tiie mir. r
3. A Free trio lo the World's Fair and exnenses
l'or at least two months to the 50 or 60 who are n
selected to represent our school at the Brown's
Business College Exhibit.
Write For I'a: I ic-ular.
Writ' I'or FreeCailuR.
W. L. READ, Principal.