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THE AKGUS, TUESDAY, APBIL, 12, 1904
on: own importations of english, filench.
okkman ami Japanese w.m.i. papeks. tooethei:
8 Wilson's Celebrated Liie
aim: at last iieue, ami u i: will r.i: I'lkaskd to
ha vi-: anyone i'n:i:i-:sii:i) in fink ai:t oecoha
tions come a no see till: pest collection of ar
tistic wall 1 'a i'm 1 1 that we have ever like.v
ahli: to assemble.
Adorns Wall Pamper Co.,
H W. WARD, Mgr.
ft P. J. LEE,
Bicycles Repairing. 5o Years
S17.50 ENAMELING, in T5he
S22.50 BR.AZING. ,
527.50 M. (2L W. TIRES Business
SPECIAL Guaranteed Single Tvibe Tires
S5.00 per pair a.t
Johll Koch's Pioneer Repair Shop.
213 Seventeenth Street. On T5he Square.
TTF it's the poorly made, out of
shape, ill-fitting suit you
want we cannot do business
ruE vrv 1 k Nnw
ROCK ISLAND ILLT
Baseball and Bat Free
with Children's Suits,
$1.50 up not a toy Ball
310-12-14 20th St.
of the latest and most artistic
designs will enable you to se
lect just what yii want from
our stock of
If you want a Dado for the
liall. we have rich patterns in
Loth light an I dark shades.
Tile papf-rs for the Icitli room
anil kitchen. Call ami see our
stock before pnrchasin your
spring papers. Also have a full
line of Paints, Oils, Cllass, llrush
ps, Mouldings, etc.
142(1-1431 Second Arenn.
Opposite Court lluuae.
BUT IF YOU WANT A SUIT MADE
OX HONOR, MADE IilGHT, ONE
TIIAT WILL RETAIN ITS SHAPE AS
LONG AS YOU WISH TO WEAR IT,
LININGS, TRIMMING AND WORK
MANSHIP TH E 11EST MONEY WILL
This is the store
WE POSITIVELY GUARANTEE
EACH AND EVERY SUIT FROM $15
TO TO RETAIN ITS SHAPE.
KEEPS ON GROWING
Increase at Rock Island Postoffice
is $2,953.30 Over
ANNUAL REPORT IS PREPARED
Comparative Statements Showing
Growth in Business for
The annual report of the Rock Isl-
ainl postotlicc has been forwarded to
Washington by Postmaster T. H.
Thomas. It shows a healthv increase
in the business and receipts of the of
ficc. The report is for the year end
ing March .'51. The increase over the
precedintr year was $"J.1(4:!.:;(. The
expenses were if'-IiMT-.T as compared
with .?2ii.s::i..l in mo::. There were
were s.s.410 domestic orders paid in
the amount of $!.''.'! l.'.Cl.'iT the year
just ended, while jn the preceding- one
the nninber was .s:!.j(i.s and the amount
$ l.:;(iO.TI2..'51. There was an increase
in the numlier of international orders
from s4 to 110 and in amount from
?::.::; 4. 10 to $4..v.:.,.::r. The report in
full of the postmaster follows:
Statement of Foetal Ktrt-lpta.
April $ 0.2CO.7S $ T.r.oo.sO
May ."..!( 1 4. 7 fi.Ol 1...4
dune .1. ().".. c' ."(.f.77.11)
.Inly r..JL,7..",:; ...."lls.7.",
August .1. M'.'.i. :jtl 4..14.U57
September T.Ctll.ss ."..'; 1 .iti
October ."..7L'0.1 .V.UU.'.I?
November 4.s7sJx i.",'.t7.1 4
December C..lSs.:j'.l 7.!'.K;.00
.lanuarv ..7.a,.'i'.i I..4.7.I0
February ..." til .1 s ii.04fi.2o
March C.77.'5.o7 s.sil.o:t
. . -. $7.'5..1 1 o.;0 $7'.4r4 .'-'(i
Stattciurnt of Ktpeaaen.
ary $ 3.20f.00 :j.2(H.()0
inaster and post-
ofliee clerks .. 10..s;2.02 12.::74.12
Free delivery ser
vice 12.,14!U3 ir,.0s9.as
messengers .... 2.r'..0S .".14.:!2
Rent on cancell
ing machine- . . 2.".0.0O 2f".0.00
Miscellaneous h.".0S 2::."i.).
Total $2f,s:;f.." 1
Paid railway pos
tal clerks 1S.so7.::2
Deposited w ith as
er. Chicago 27.0'.i'.i..-1
Spoil il envelopes Ultl.OO
Mail wcijrhcrs... :;:ui.io
p stal clerks... ll.",..".ii
Total ' $7:..-ilo.'.to $7'.4.l4.2i)
P.istal receipts H's. s-. 1.12: !.!.
P"..27.f.::: moo. .i;i.n.v.i:; r.toi. $71.-
2.1.24: 1!02. $7s.oos..-,4; p.,o:5, .7:i,510..tO;
1!U4. .7i. 1.1 1.2(5.
Money Order Hnvlnens.
N 11 mher !inest ic
orders issued ... 11. 11,414
Amount :?s3, 114.4:5 .s 1.(1 OX)
e's $ tis.l.s.l $ r.(5.1.27
tional orders is
sued 7r;s s.07
Amount 11.7s..l.0'. $ i::.ns.43
Fees 14s.'.mi 1.17.72
Drafts on post
master . New
York 20i 2.".!
Amount l.isr,.ooo.(io l.ls7.noo.oo
Certificates of de
posit issued.... 2.1S (54:5
Amount .27.42.00 ..10.S4S.OO
ders paid .. srs.Sf.S 8S.410
Amount i.:Oii.ri2.:5i $i.3::n.'2i.,.7
Nuinb r , inter
ders paid.. s 110
Amount $ 3.304.10 $ 4..1.12.3fi
Money order business at stations:
Number domestic orders issued at Ma-
lien No. 1. 1.117; amount, ifs.ioi.ss;
fees. $"". 1 7. Number domestic orders is- 1
sued at Station No 2. 1,277; amount.,
$s.2.l.i:s: fees. $i.'.Um.. Number !
mcstic orders issued af station No.
5. l.:57:; amount. $s.4P).2"; fees.
$7.1. '.'2. Number domestic orders is-,
sued at station No. 4. 123; amount.
$.1Ui.3s; fees. $."i.MI. Station No. 4 com
menced business Dee. 1. I'.t03.
V.MW mo 4
Kertatry ltalne Compared.
Letters registered by car
riers (7I -s
I-tTers reentered at sta-
Letters registered at mail
..tlice 2.3CO 2.232
Parcels registered 2.03H 2.30.1
Foreitrn matter regis
tered 141 ICS
Otlicial matter rep-is-
tere.l 31 427
Reirissters in transit 13.v7 126.96.36.199
IJeifterR received for
city distrilmtion 11.041 11 .0-3 '
Koek Inlaad Poatomre Itonter.
T. IL Thomas, postmaster. j
Oliver P. ONon. assistant iostmas-J
Money order . register and stamp!
departments. Anna Huesinp. Pdanche
V. RaniskilT, Oeor-e H. Saunders, j
Sarah Lawson, J hu ti. Hazard. Nel
lie E. M11rr.11.
Ni:ulinir department !. I". Kr .
Fred C. Mratc, II. E. potter. E. J.
City IK-liverv Division F. S. I:roiit;h.
A. I'. LiuJ.juist, Juuuva H. Normovle,
Joseph Goldsmith; special delivery
messenger. Maurice Driirjrs.
Stations.!. M. Keim. A. .T. Reiss.
Aiiirnst Heimbeck. C. W. Horton..
Carriers Edward M .Lun.lberir.
John R. Steiiirle. Patrick Carey. Fret!
Schuck. William W. Cdburn. James
P. McCarty. Alem H. Hampton. Chris
Koch. Freil W. Blade!. Herman (J. F.
Applecpiit. William T. Sexton. Ed
moTiil Ranisrr. Ilenrv Rnrris. P.-C. Sim-
Substitutes A. W. Coulter. William
S. Lawson, Theolor Hinricl.sen.
T. E. SCHINDLEB, PIONEER
CITY MERCHANT, IS DEAD
Thomas E. Schindler. ii business in
Rock Island for almost half a century,
died at his home at 2 o'clock this
morning, after one week's illness of
jaundice. Since coniinir to this city
he has ei-nducted one of the prosper
ous meat markets of the town at 1M7
Mr. Schindler was born Dec. Til.
lV;ii. in Wernstailt. Austria, where he
lived until he was 22 years old. cominir
to this country, and at once locating
in Rock Island, where he hud since
made his home. He was a member of
Camp :''.. M. W. A., an. I also of the
Rock Island Turner society. Mr.
Schindler is survived by two daugh
ters and one son. Misses Lucy and An
na Schindler, and Edward Schindler.
P.esides his own family he leaves three
brothers. Edward, of Poncho Springs.
Colo.. Joseph, of LaCrossv. Wis., and
Ferdinand, of this city, am.: also two
sisters. Miss Johanna Schindler and
Mrs. Stephen J. Stader. of this city.
The funeral will be held tomorrow
aftcriion. with services at the home
at 2 o'clock in charge of the Wood
men, and service at 2:.'U) at St. Mary's
church. The Turner will conduct
the rites at the jrave in ( alvary cem
The funeral of Albert Sehnell will
be held at 0 o'clock tomorrow morn-in-
from St. Mary's Catholic church.
SIXTH ANNIVERSARY RAIL
OF COMPANY A IS HELD
The ball of Company A. to mark the
sixth anniversary of its departure for
the front in the Spanish-American
war. was triven at the Armory hall
last evenintr. a larire crowd of vounir
folks attending and making- the affair
a success in every respect. The hall
presented a very handsome appear
ance, decorated with American Hairs.
In tin- center of the ceiling- was hung
a tlag of great size, while around it
were draped many smaller ones until
the entire ceiling- was bidden from
view. The walls were trimmed in
bunting. This was hung in the shape
of diamonds, while in the center of
each figure were two small flags. The
platform was also bedecked with tlags
and bunting. A large "A" done in
small incandescent lights was also a
t.giire that helped to beautify the hall.
In one corner of tin1 room was the
punch bowl and an obliging soldier
boy to serve. In another part of the
room behind an embankment of
palms was stationed ISleuer's orches
tra of six pieces.
Miss Helen Pollard arrived home
last evening- from Carrollton. 111.,
where sin- visited for 10 days with rel
atives. Henry ("arse is attending a meeting
in New York City of the executive
committee of the National Rottlers"
association. He is president of the
TELEGRAPHERS OF THE
THREE CITIES ORGANIZE
The commercial telegraphers of the
three cities, who formed a temporary
organization at a meeting- in Moline
March 21, held a second meeting- in
Davenport last evening. The tempor
ary otlicers are E. C. Therme, presi
dent, and E. E. Ouigley. secretary. The
permanent otlicers have not been cho
sen, but will be at the next meeting,
which will be the first regular one and
which will be held in Davenport. Thr
new organization will Im- known as lo
cal No. 77, and will be affiliated with
the national organization with head-
piarters at New York.
In Police Clrrlca.
John Schutte. a stranger, was ar
rested this morning for begging and
locked up at the city prison. Schutte
called at a house, and when refused a
meal hung around in the vard. declin
ing to leave when ordered to do so. A
policeman was called.
Three boys who ran away from
their homes at Havana. III., are
tho ight to )( headed for Rock Island j
and the police here have been notified
to lie t.n the lookout for tl.em.
Care for tlMd-he.
Any man. woman or child suffering
from headache, biliousness or a dull,
drowsy feeling- should take one or
two of De Witt's Little Early llisers
night and morning. These famous lit
tle pills are famous because they are a
tonic as well as a pill. While they
cleanse the system they strengthen
and rebuild it by their tonic effect
upon the liver and bowels. Sold by
3rlatlr KhromttUm Cared.
"I have been subject to sciatic rheu
matism for years." says E. H. Wald
ron. of Wilton Junction. la. "My
joints were stitT and gave me much
pain and discomfort. My joints would
crack when I would straighten up.
I useJ Chamberlain's Pain Halm and
have been thoroughly eur '-- Have not
had a pain r ache from the old trou
ble for many months. It is certainly
a most wonderful liniment." For sale
by all druggists.
Continued from First Page.
seated for the otliee of coroner: Her
man ALiMe, by C. E. P.attles; t F
Pruessing. by J. W. Parker; il. M
Stoddard, by N. P. Larson, all of Mo
line; L. V. Eckhart. by M. E. Sweeney:
Simon. Ooldburg. by P. D. Connelly;
I). R. McFarlane. by F. liorgolte, and
Dr. N. -M. Moore, by II. M. .McCaskrin.
Air. Connelly, when the nominations
closed, suggested that the door be
locked to prevent the escape of any
ot the canuntates. 1 lie nrst hallot re
sulted: Eckhart. 1.17; Pruessing. 70;
Milde. 30; Ooldburg-. l'.l; McFarlane.
14; Moore, 1(5; Stoddard. 31. One hun
dred and seventy-seven votes were
necessary to a choice. Eckhart was
selected on the second ballot by a vote
of 270 to .13 for Pruessing. 21 for Milde
and 10 for Stod-dnrd.
M. A. Could. Moline. ami Wallace
Treichler. Rock Island, were propos
ed for stirvevor. (iould won on the
first ballot 201 to 14'.i.
Keeolatlon of Convention.
The resolutions adapted indorse the
ndiuinist ra tions of the county offi
cials, recommend the increasing of the
county committee so that each ward
in the cities of Rock Island and Mo
line be represented by one member:
pledging- hearty support to the whole
ticket nominated today, and thank
SheritT W. (I. Hei;er for the accommo
dations provided- for the convention.
Kohler Klerte.l :tialrman.
A. II. Kohler. of Moline. was elected
chairman of the county committee by
icclamation. His name was present
ed by F. (i. Allen, and the nomination
was seconded by C. J. Searle.
New Comity Committee.
The new counly committee is com
posed as follows:
Andalusia - t.eorge Spickler.
Pdaek Hawk II. S. Myers.
How ling Cyrus Miller.
RtitValo 1 rairie (b-orge Hlnkelv.
Coal Valley IL L. Wilson.
Canoe Creek L. F. Oiles.
Coe Ceo rge ( i en ting.
Cordova Charles ieorge.
Drory Joseph Watson.
Edgingti n O. L. Rruner.
Hamjiton Dan McNeal.
.'ort P.yron--.l. W. Siinonson.
Rural J. M. Hutchinson.
South Rock Island--E. D. Fisher.
.uma F. J. Whiteside.
Rock Island W. A. Rosenfield. Wil
liam Kennedy, A. O. Anderson. F. H.
Kelly, Is. I). Connelly, J. W. Ca rse. Wil
Molint AY. J. Davis. A. H. Kohler. F.
H. Oluesing, ;. V. Wood. A. O. Abra
ham. Harry Sutley, F. P. Hall.
Koox I.ofiFH In CauoiiH.
In the caucus of the Rock Island
delegates, hell before the convention,
John Rinek was elected deegate-af-large.
W. A. Rosenfield and A. O. An
derson were chosen for county com
mitteemen and the former was in
dorsed for chairman. H. F. Knox was
nominated, but received only 33 votes
to 111 for Anocrson and 0.1 for Rosen-'
field. Mayor William McConochie was '
chairman and II. M. McCaskrin was I
secretary of the caucus. j
Scott is the Winner. j
In the primaries yesterday delega- I
tii ns favorable to .1. K. Scott fori
state's attorney were elected in all!
seven wards. There were contests in
only the First. Third and Seventh. In'
the First the caucus ticket win 12S to I
101. In the Third the Schriver ticket j
was defeated 2(. to 1V3. In Hie Sev
enth. Scott's home ward, his delega
tion won over that put up by Schriver
and his friends by a vote of 43(5 to Iss.
The Moline delegates caucused last
night, electing- L. C. I Ila nding delega t e-at-large.
selecting- A. K. Koliler and
Frank Hall for members of the county
coinmittee and indorsing- the former
ODD FELLOWS PREPARE
TO OBSERVE 85TH YEAR
Local Odd Fellows have been in
vited to participate in exerei-es at
El ie. Whiteside county, April 2(5. in
celebration of the s.lth anniversary of
Odd Fellowship. The lodges of Lee,
Ogle and Whiteside counties will join
in the ceremonies. The Od I Fellows
of Cable will eel brate the event April
24. and the members of the order in
eastern Iowa will have a big gathering
at Cedar Rapids the iCth.
IUnd City Camp 309. M. V. of A- Atten
tion. All members arc requested to be at
the hall Wednesday, April 13. at 1 p.
in., to attend the funeral of deceased
neighbor. Thomas Schindler. Neigh
bors frorn Camps 2fi. 20 and 1.1.10 are
invited to attend.
O. H. M'KOWN. V. C.
E. F. Hclpellstcll. Clerk.
Cbroule Itronrbltls Cored.
"For ten years I had chronic bron
chitis so bad that at times I could not
speak above a whisper," writes Joseph
CofTnian. of Monimorenci. Ind. "I tried
all remedies available, but with no
success. Fortunately my employer
suggested that I try Foley's Honey
and Tar. Its effect was almost mir
aculous, and I am now cured of the
disease. On my recommendation many
peopl.. Lave Used Foley's Honey and
Tar and always with satisfaction." All
A Thoochtfol Maa
M. M. Au-tin, of Winclu-,ter. Ind.
knew what to do in the hour of need.
His wife had Mich an unusual case of
stomach and liver trouble, physicians
con!. I not help her. He thought of at.d
trie.! Dr. Kir.g's New- Life Pi!, r.a ij
she got relief at once and was l;n.il!y J
cured. Only 2.1c, at Hartz &. Ulh-njey-!
tr's drug store.
High Colorings ii Moivy
Plaids for those who like a touch
o' the Bonnie Scotch-Stripes and
fine mingled weaves in endless
variety Solid Blues and Strong
Our siriujj: and summer assortment of Stein
Bloch Smart Clothes are extraordinary in -wide
rauge of pattern and fabrics. Every turn of taste
and fastidious fancy Avill find its troal. In style
and finish the quality is full of grace and strength
and the price is within the limits of common
sense and reason.
They are signed with this label:
- 1 1 1 m 11 , r mt
SOMMERS & LA VELLE.
1804 Second Ave., Rock Island.
By doing- pood work. I'.y iising-
methods. I'.y treating all alike; we have no favorites. Children are 7
given the best of care and treatment We make one price to nil. 2
Plates from $.. up; Crowns from $." to $s; aluminum lined Plates J
$10. Fillings ,1 ai d up. Cleaning, free; also extracting. Call and see
our sample display the largest in the three cities. J
v Open Everv Evening and Sunday. j
J Old 'phone j'reen :?:21. lf.101 Second Avenue. 4
2 OVLT: P. A. FINNE'S SHOE STOKE. Z
ircade Qigar Store
JOHN P. SEXTON.
See the smoke chamber (A A). All nicotine and dust stop there. The
bowl can be lifted out and the pipe cleaned while lighted. Stem can
not clog. Smoke all you like with this pipe; it wou't upset your
nerves or burn your tongue. Made of French briar. You get only
pure, refreshing smoke without nicotine or dust when u&ing thin pipe.
We will be pleased to show them to you.
Advance Wall Paper
V V Designs.
Wall Paper Hovise.
W. B. KILMER. Proprietor.
X Wholesale Dealers in TUUE WINES AND LIQUORS
J CELEBRATED COLFAX MINERAL
Manufacturer of WINTER'S C EL EI I KATLO LMTTEKS
Who Can Guess
f.ave met with such succes
in Koek Island?
WTe Will Tell You.
pood materials. l'.y using- painless
Harper House Ulock.
Rock Island Agent for
Paine's 'Perfect Pipe
We are now showing the newest
wall papers. We believe we can
provide you with a wider choice of
better and more stylish papers
than on can find elsewhere. Our
stoc k is made up of all the gradeH
from the linest tapes tries down to
inexpensive vet neat and service
able patterns. Each was carefully
selected with a view of showing
For Every Purpose
and at every price. Ering in Hie
si-e of your room and let u help
vou save on wall paper this year.
or. Fourth Ave
nd Twentieth St