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THE ARGUS, FlilDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1904
Reported Colombia Will
Soon Invade Panama.
CANNOT HOLD TROOPS
News of Ratification Sig
nal for an Ad-vance.
presidential election in' Colombia fc un
deeidel.aeeording to a Herald dispatch
from Bogota. General Reyes still lias
a small majority, and it is generally
believed the electoral college Trill de
clare liim president July 5, with. Gen
eral Gonzales Valencia as vice pres
ident. ' ,
Colon Celebrate Rati Seat ion.
Colon, Feb. 2. The celebration of
the ratification of the canal treaty by
the United States senate continue. The
band of the United States flagship
Olympia playel a selection of Fana
ma and United States national airs at
the railroad offices, many ladies be
ing iresent- During the night the rail
road, offices were again . resplendent
with electrical illuminations, the let
ters "I. It. It:" showing in red, white
and blue. There were fireworks dis
plays in every part of the town . till
early In the morning, when the crowds
in -the streets dispersed.
New Yrrfc. Fob. 2C Porpito Cc'cm
bia's Internal disturb;: net s, letters re
ceived ftoin thtre at I':niam:i declare
that the Colombians are ready to fifiht
as f-oon as news arrives that the caii.tl
treaty ha been ratiOcd, according to
a Herald tiispatch. One gnen;l i
'iat!Kcna is ijuotixi a raying that if
the fcovcrnnient doe not declare war
ib trocps on the border will invade
Pn::n a any way. The Litest informa
tion from tlioeoaKt is that another
rcpirr.ent of .-hliers has been sent from
Cartagena to the frontier. Half of the
4.0W tfolditr originally wut to Titu
uinti have been moved twenty-five
miles farther up the Darie-n coast to
&an IMaa Chief I Worried.
It is known now that Inuuaquaiua,
the Sau IUas chief, has vie-ited Titu
mati thrtn or four times. United States
officers have given him notice that the
big canoes he h:is collected' near the
frontier will be Mink if usd to trans
port Colombia 11 troops. He promised
to remain neutral and said he wished
peace. Keen use of the feeling of the
Indians the I'auama government luis
displaced I uaiiaquainu as the princi
pal chief and hae named1 Henry Clay,
whose headquarters are at the mouth
of the itki IMablo. to be governor gen
eral, with a commission to the Unit
ed States and flies the Panama flag.
Klertion Still 1'nsrttled.
If the Colombians carry out the
treat to attack they cannot reach the
railroad section as fast us vessels 'can
be pent from the United States after
jiewtt f the Hdvance arrives. The
NAVY IN CUBAN WATERS
ENGAGING IN MANEUVERS
Gnniitanamo.'Cuba. Feb. 'IM. Six
UnHcd Sratts battleships' manceuvered
at sea oft this irt. The Guantanatna
railroad carried, a larpe number of a-onir.-ionlrts
and holiday makers to the
naval station, including many rrojni
nent Cubans. Hear Admiral Barker
extended the courtesies of the flagship
Ktarsarge to the visitors, who were
much impressed with what they saw.
SON DECIDES TO BREAK
DP WHITNEY STABLES
Xew York. Feb. 20. The celebrated
racing ab!e of the late William C.
Whitney will soon be broken up. Har
ry I'ayne Whitney, executor "of bis
father's' estate, having decided to sell
off the greater part of the horses col
lected by his father, retaining about
100 of the 2T.0.
ST. LOUIS HORSEMAN
SUICIDES IN THE EAST
Buffalo. X. Y.V Feb. 2. Charles
Fuchs. a well known St. Louis horse
man, committed suicide by shooting in
a room at the new Gruener hotel.
Fuchs shot himself through the head.
No cause is kitowik
WHEAT FALLS OFF AND
PANIC IS THE RESULT
' Chic:tgi. Feb. 20. On lower Kngli.-h
cables wheat declined ever two cents
today. The slump cause;! a wild
movement on 'change.
FRENCH GETTING READY
TO SEND TROOPS TO ASIA
Cherbourg. France. Feb. 2(. A
strong cont ingeiit of French colonial
troops is being organized for service
are now showing the
new styles in spring
Millinery for gentlemen.
Am o'ng t h e leading
makes the celebrated
The styles are right up-to-date.
No better qual
ity can be had at any
price they bear an M.
is K. imprint, are guar-,
anteed to give satisfac
tion, and cost much
less than so-called
Partly cloudy .tonight and
Saturday, with. probably
snow flurries tonight; no de
cided change in temperature.
J. M. SIIERIER,
Temperature at 7 a.m. 18;
at 2:30 p. m. 24. '
Zazaro. Union cigar.
For insurance, E. J. Burns.
Buy a home of Eeidy Bros.
Dunlap hats at the London.
Dressed chickens at Schroeder's.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus, baggage, express, call Robb's.
Spencer & Trefz for 'bus or express.
Dressed turkevs at Harris & Gaul-
great savin"- to vou. At Finne's new-
shoe store, 1610 Second avenue.
Bills for the construction of a small
tow boat for the government will be
opened at the United States engineer"
office at 11 o'clock tomorrow mornin
Try steam-dried fertilizer for lawns
gardens, truck gardens and farms. In
100-pound and ton lots. Twin-City
Rendering company; 'phone west 1403
The Misses Frances and Bella Car
penter entertained 20 cf their -lady
friends at a "juvenile party" at their
home, 800 Twenty-first street, last ev
Shirts frr everybody. Two large ta
bles filled with men's shirt -s. sizes 14
to 17, your chcice of the entire lot, 5
cents. Shirts worth much more. The
Men s walk-over winter height bluch
er and bal. all new and up-to-date
shoes, $4 and S3.50 shoes, at $2.83; $3
shoes at $2.43. At Finne's new shoe
store, 1610 Second avenue.
Special black and blue suit sale
All kinds of pork at II. Trcmann's positively worth up to $18, only $10
Sons'. . - I Square cut. double breasted and round
For real estate and insurance. E. J. cut coats in the ,ot- Get in if
Buv Adams" $3 shoes for $2.20. They
Buy your shoes of Lage-Waters and
Ladies' shoes, all solid, 95 cents, at
you want a suit. The London.
Attend Finne's resolution shoe sale
Ladies patent colt, ideal kid and vici
kid, $4. S3..-.0 and $3.- All un-to-date
Your choice at $2.50. Widths up to E
Five doors east of opera house.
J he greatest saving in shoes is at
Finne's new shoe store. You save
$1.50 and $1 a pair on those ladies' fine
I shoes. All up-to-date shoes. Uemem
Ml kinds of spring shirts at Gustaf- ber the place.. 1610 Second avenue
son A: Hayes . I j y. Schneider has taken a position
Men's shoes, all solid, 95 cents, atlas traveling salesman in South Da
Lage-Waters. kota and Nebraska for the wholesale
Ladies' shoes. 95 cents. Lage-Waters shoe house of R. I. Smith & Sons, of
Shr.i cnniii.inv . iinieago. .Mr. cnneiuer will continue
o , .. !!:.. to make Hock island his home
l.oiF JIM IdUirs iuiriil Helluva u'fv.i
at Adams sale.
Strawberries and pineapples at Hess
New spring shoes at Lage-Waters
Full line of fresh vegetables at Hess
Dressed chickens and turkeys at
Harris & Gauley's.
Dunlap stiff or soft hats now
sale. The London.
"A Russian llonevmoon at the high
school this evening.
Pillow cases, full 45x36. 5 cents Sat-
urdav at McC'abe's.
The stage of water was 4.65 at 6 a..
m. end 4.u at noon. '
Bargains all over the house at Ad
ams closing out sale.
Men's solid leather grain shoes $1
Saturday at McC'abe's.
E. II. Sothern and his company ap
pearing in "The Proud Prince" at the
Burtis in Davenport last evening pass
ed through the city at 10 o'clock in
special train over the Burlington. The
company plays Galcsburg tonight.
This evening at S o'clock there is to
be a meeting at the city ball of the
ordinance committee and the commis
sioners appointed by the mayor to as
sist in the drafting of an ordinance
creating the office of building inspec
Edison new gold-moulded records
are clearest, loudest, most musical
We have the only complete assort'
ment in the tri-cities. You are invited
to visit our new phonograph parlors
when in Davenport ami hear these
musical wonders. D. Grigg's Music
House, 210 Brady street. Davenport
The Peoples Power company is pre
paring to extend its gas and electric
Shoes up to $4 a pair on the DS-cent I mains to parts of the city where new
counter at Adams sale. I consumers can be secured. Those
Dressed turkevs, chickens, ducks wishing to use either gas or elec
and geese at Hess Bros.
Xii place like Adams for real bar
gains in children's shoes.
Full line of fresh fruits and vegeta
bles at Harris & ("aillev'sl i
Turkeys and chickens, fre.-h dress
ed, at II. Trcmann's Sons.
Blue serire knee pants, the $1.50
kind, onlv $1. The London.
Pecans 5 cents a pound Saturday at
McC'abe's. None to dealers.
Ladies' $2.50 shoes for $l.9S at
Finne's, 1610 Second avenue.
For all the new novelties in
hats, see (iustafscn & Haves.
tricity are requested to make applica
tion at the company's office, 100 East
Seventeenth street, during this month.
The following persons successfully
passed the examination for clerk-car
rier at the Rock Island postofhee Nov.
1: Henrv A. Potter. 80.20; Bridgie M.
Ferry, 81.10; Harley W. Schaffer,
76.40; Matilda C. Grotjan. 76.30; Marx
W. Harder, 75.65; Thomas G. Gillespie.
74; Frank L. Lit tig. 73.10; May F. Ful
Press dispatches stale that the
C'orea, loaded with beef packed at
pring I Omaha, on which Charles Deere, of
Moline, and Horace G. Burt, president
Iced peanut caramels 10 cents per f he Union Pacific road, were pas
Miund Saturday at McCabe's.
All kinds of coal for sale at the
Uock Island Lumber company.
Window full of men's fine suspend
rs. only 23 cents. The London.
If you want pure kettle rendered
uril. order sit II. Trcmann's Sons.
Spring hats in all the latest shapes
and shades at Gustafson & Haves'.
sengers to,.the far east, was taken
charge of by the Japanese at Naga
saki. The cargo was confiscated and
the vessel allowed to roeeed on its
way to Vladivostock. The passengers
were not molested.
The Boston Store company of Mo
bile is to be incorporated with a cap
ital of $30,000. The incorporators are
to be A. P. Fisk and G. L. Nordgren
Extra bargains in shoes at Lage-1 of Moline. and G. M. Looslev. of this
The new spring styles
have arrived. Can we
have the opportunity of
showing you them ?
Waters store. 1703 Second avenue.
Women's 15-cc:it double sole stock
ings lo cont Saturday at McCabe's.
Weston will teach you to bowl free
of charge. Central bowling alleys.
Xcaily spring, buy your low shoes
now and save money at Adams" sale.
Ladies' $1.75 and $2 shoes for
$1.2" at Finne's. 1610 Second avenue.
For tin and furnace work, see II. T.
Siemon. 1526 Fourth avenue, union 283.
Nothing but I lie latest in spring
shirts ar: shown at Gustafson .':
Cleaning, pressing, repairing and
dyeing at the new Pa nitoriiiui club,
H'OO Second avenue.
Rain coats and top coats, all the
newest styles. None carried over from
hot ear. The London.
Save a trip by getting your supper
at the Central church tomorrow night
5 to 7. Tenty-tie cents.
Orange supper at the Cent rul church
tomorrow nicht from 5 to 7. Come
an I see the men do the work.
When the crispy mornings come
you will lx delighted if you have Mrs.
Austin's pancakes for breakfast.
Adams has thousands of pairs yet
to dispose of at his closing out sale
rf shoes. No trouble to get your size.
Perk -tenderloins, leaf lard, spare
ribs, neck Iwtnes, pork trimmings,
pigs' feet and hearts at II. Trcmann's
Men's fine patent leather shoes,
guaranteed to give satisfaction, price
only $213. Lage-Waters, 1703 Second
All the leading hotels, restaurants
and dining, cars serve Mrs. Austin's
pancakes for breakfast. Much better
Dr. P. F. Furdue, 1716 Vi Second ave
nue. Old 'phone at office, both 'phones
it residence. Hours, 9 to 12 a. m., and
J to 5 and 7 to 8 p. m.
Special sale on girls' and boys'
school shoes tomorrow. It means a
citv. who is retiring from the firm of
McCnbe & Co. Mr. Fisk has' been in
1he dry goods business in Moline 30
Tenrs. Mr. Looslev will be manager
and Mr. Nordgren assistant. A new
building is to be erected, options hav
ing been secured tin several sites.
Specials for Satnrdar.
Ladies fancy wrappers. 50c.
Children's school dresses, 39c.
45x36 pillow cases, fo.
12'2c curtain Swisses, 9c.
$3.5) couch covers, $2.1.
$1 center table spreads, 65c.
f)'c gray prints. 4 ..
Mill lengths 8i,'3c muslin, 6c.
Men's solid leather shoes. $1.
Women's 15c heavy hose, !Oe.
Iced peanut caramels, lb., 10c.
Nice pecans, per lb.. 5c.
$2.25 all wool rugs. $1.45.
Men's new 23c lxiw. ties. Wc.
Mi!sic in the evening.
SPECIAL FOB SATURDAY
Foarth Arenae and
$2.50 ladies shoes, $1.95.
$3 ladies" patent colt, button or lace.
$1.25 la-lies' slippers. 9o.
$2.50 men's shoes, all sUles. $1.95.
$.1 men's patent colt, lace, $2.45.
$1.50 boys" shoes. $1.19.
"It's a little farther, but it pays."
LlrenMxl to Wrl.
Francis A. Solander Rock Island
Miss Sarah L. Meek ...Colchester, 111.
Erik AnJerson Tainpico. III.
Miss Nellie Satuuefi-on. . . .Rock Island
Tor Over Sixty Tears
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has
been used for children teething. It
soothes the .-hild, softens the gums,
allays all pain, cures wild colic, and
is the best remedy for diarrhoea. 25
cents a bottle.
Tonight ect S o'clock at College Aviditorium
Augustan. College vs. Lither College, of Decorah, Iowa.
A T EL
That the strenuous life of today is detrimental to the American
Come and Hear a Popular Discussion.
MOTHER AND BASE HAVE
CLOSE CALL FROM FLAMES
Mrs. L. IJooth and her babe narrow
ly escaped burning to death in their
home at New Shops this morning, the
clothing of the bed in which they
were sleeping having been enveloped
in flames when they were aroused.
Mr. Rooth had risen at 2:30 and light
the fire and returned to bed. The
house was destroyed and the one next
to it damaged by the fire.
ILLINOIS FARMERS END
MEETING AT DECATUR
Decatur, 111., Feb. 2fi. The State
Farmers' institute adjourned last
night, after an address by Prof, lloll
and Prof. A. R. Taylor. The resolu
tions committee read its report, in
dorsing field dnirv work in everv
county and opposing the Sunday open
ing of the state fair.
FRANCE AND SPAIN ALSO
SIGN ARBITRATION TREATY
Paris, Feb. 26. The foreign office
announced, touav the treat v of arbi
tration between France and Spain had
been signed. The terms are identical
with the recent arbitration treaties
concluded between France and tireat
Rritain and Italv and Clreat Britain.
INDICTMENT OF ATTORNEY
ECHO OF JETT-WH1TE TRIAL
Jackson. Ky., Feb. 2(i. The grand
jury has returned- indictments ngainst
If. F. French, attorney for Curtis Jett
and Ed. Callahan, ex-sheriff of Breath
itt county, on the charge of suborina-
tion of perjury in the late Jett-White
YOUNG & M'COMBS'
Specials for Saturday. Feb. 27.
Our line of newest mohair suitings
are arriving uailv, . some in stripes.
ome in polka dots, also the latest
tripod shirt waist silks of exquisite
Masks, faNe noses and mustaches.
best line in the tri-cities, for masquerades:.
$1 black mercerized petticoats, all
si.es, as long as.-tnev last, at 9e.
Fine line of fancy asserted choco
late creams, with almonds and pecans,
special for Saturday, per Jb 10c.
Is far too often the case. Many a foot
has been made prettier by selecting
the right shoe. Our ladies' shoes are
skillfully modeled, and though it may
seem early, we are now showingsome
of the advance spring styles. They are
made in shapes to fit all styles of feet
Make any Foot
You may say "My foot is too broad
or too flat to look stylish." Hundreds
of our lady patrons once said the salne
thing, but wc have fitted them and
Ma rcli 21.
Roceired 8750 From Mystic Workers.
David Fry, who lost his right hand
Jan. 27 while at his duties in the Rock
Island yards, received a draft for$7."0
from the above order. This society
pays one-fourth of policy for loss of
hand or foot. Mr. Fry was a charter
member of Lodge No. 35, and held a
policy for $3,000.
unicago. Feb 28 -Poliowixsg are tbe cpei-
rx highest, loweat ana cioainr quotation!.
i today's marketa-
May. 107 XT. I01S If 4
lulir. 9?H 09 96W
Mav. 577: f"- lt r6Xi
July 55V4: 56- 5.V af
Sept., 51V oi?i- tiX-
Mav. ib; 4h: 44?i: 45.
Jul. 41 X: 42H: ; 2.
Sept., ; 7: SB; 36.
May 1 32: 16 ?: 16 10- 16 .10
July, 10 32. 16 75. 12; 6 42.
May, 7.87; 8 21: 7.65: 8.C5
July. 8.30: 8 35; 8.15: 8 2J.
May. 7.&7: 8.15: 7 V 8 0?
July. 188.8.131.52; 8 07. 8 10
Rye. Feb. 76: May 7SVi: flax, N. W 118H; S.
W. 113; May 113; barier 4O60.
Receltta today: Wneat 25, corn 215. oatt
184; no 33 000: cattle 3.000: iheep8iKi
Hog market opened stiong 10 &c nigner.
LlrQt. 15U5&5.55: mixed abu outer -
era. 15 30&5.75; good heavy, H.30&5 80 rough
Cattle marcel opened st-aay.
teheep market opened stronK
Unlou nock yards H:40 a. m.
Bog market ltc higher.
New York gtooku.
New York, Feb 2 J -The following are tie
closing quotations on tbe New York stock
Suear l23X.Gaft974. C. R. l.&P.to'-,. South
ern pacific 4:(. O. &. O. 74'., Atchison com
mon 6 i, Atchison pta. m.c m. & St. p
is. Manhattan lio. copper 4d, W. U.
TeL Co I. & N Mil . C.AA Rde.
common ft) V Can. Pacluc USV4. Leather, com
mon B. n T. 39?,. Pacific Mail ..... u.
Steel pta. 65. u. S. Steel common
Penna. lis?,. Mo. Pacific s?h. Unin Pacluc
coal aa iron . . Krie common 22
Wabash pfd. 32X. Car foundry 19. C&ii.
W. 14, Rep. Steel ptd. 4n , Rep. Sttel com
mon ... New York Central H4, Illinois
LOCAL MARKET COND1TIOMS
Today's Quotations on Provision. Llw
Stock, reed ud rL
Rock Island, Feb. 26 Following are the
quotations on the local market:
Batter Creamery ti:Q3 dairy sn.
Ergs Fresh 25c
Live poultry Sorlnr chickens Qz p-r
pound hens per poun1.
vegetaoiM fotatoes. use.
Cattle Steers 13.59 to 1 1 75 cow aad
ae'.fers tt 00 to f4.0C. calves S3. 00 to 16 no
Hon Mixed and outccers 14 7 to (&.&
Sheep -YcarltOM or over. 3 50 - 1100.
Lajnos ILU U 15 (to
Feed Md FoeL
Grain Corn 48 to S2c: oats. 4ic
Forage Timothy h v. 1&.LQ to 110: prairie
8to. atraiv 6 50. ,
Wood Hard, per load SB 51
J bushel 7c
Now is tlie time tlie liousewives begin.
lookinK" around for
Up-to-Date Wall Decorations
at Moderate Prices.
' 3vrery economical buyer looks before
purchaFritiJ?. Don't fail to see our line
and make a memorandum of our prices.
We kno w we can save you money on
Wall Paper, Mouldings
Paints. Oils and Brushes.
"That's All." Let Us Figure On Your Pointing
IZH W. B. Kilmer, Prop.
I War Declared on
I Misrfi Priees.
vi-: iiavi: i)!-:tj-:i:minki) to civi: tin-: pkoplk
CF THIS VICINITY AN OI'l'OUTKMTY TO SKK WHAT
LOW pkicks im:ally aim:, look at tiiksk hot
Sifted .lapan Tea,
(i find Laundry Soap,
llumford J'akinfr Pow
der, 1 lb. can
Three cans of Corn 25C
Three cans of Tomatoes
Three cans of
String Pea ns
Pest patent Flour,
Cll SEVEXTKEXTII STREET.
Xew "Phone, 5211.
Old 'Phono, 211 Union
L. D. MUDGE, H. B. SLMMOX,
Vice 1'refiident. Cashier.
II. E. CASTE EL,
Central Trust s Savings Bank
ROCK I3LAND, ILL.
INCORPORATED UNDER STATE LAW.
Capital Ctock, S3 1 OO.OOO. roar Fr Cent latentst PsJd 00 Deposits
Estates and property of all kinds are managed by this depart
uent, which is kpt. entirely separate from the banking' business of
the company. We net an executor of and trustee under Wills, Ad-
minis trator, Guardian and Conservator of Estates.
Iieceiver and assignee of insolvent estates. General financial . 2
tg-eot for non-residents, women, invalids, and others.