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THIS AEGTJS, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 1904.
We're going to ! I lots of them this
season, and ti make sure of it we
Mart off witli tome extraordinary of
fent. You can bay a Refrigerator here
as little as $8.25. TIm ' chamber
holds to pound) ice. mae and nee
These Improved Jewel Gasoline
Stores are Mire to make happiness in
the home. 'Ihev're especially, desira
ble in hotter weather, of eour.se, hut
are of great value the year "round.
We :irt' making some ery low
prieea on tbem to all to the other at
traetions of the stoves.
Allen Mvers & Company
Opposite ii a,rper House.
Do It Now!
Telephone us to
call for your Car
pets and have
them cleaned, re
laid, and those old
Carpets worn by
beating (the old
way) made into
One side of our Hug; the other is just like it.
ROCrt ISLAND RUG CO..
2225 4th Ave, Bock Island. Old Thone 1519 W; New 'Phone, 3001.
WM. GILLETT 5c CIGAR.
At I5f)e JmoKer Only.
YOU KNOW THE BOYS
Hildebrandt & Cash
Newspapers, Magazines and Periodicals 9 9
Now is the time to buy
them, nothing but the
Gervviine Panama at
this store. We have
three grades, all this
and each quality
from 53s to 50 per ct.
less than last year.
YOU know uy
MISS SEARS BRIDE
Married This Afternoon at Par
ents' Residence to Rob
ert Thompson Lee.
SIXTY GUESTS AT CEREMONY
Conple Leave for Trip on Klver To
Make Tbeir Home on Eighth
The nuptials of Miss Myrtle Sean
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David .1.
Sears, ".i:s Thirteenth b venue, and
Bobert Thompson Lee were solemniz
ed this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at
the home of the lriles parents bv
Rev. W. S. Marquis, pastor of the
Broadway Presbyterian church. About
sixty relatives anil mends were in at-
tendanee at the eemnooj.
The couple, attended by Miss K!r
enee Sears, sister of the bride, am
an .Mer..'rov. ,r M I :;m w ... EOOK their
phiees in the baric parlor under a can
opv i f southern ferns and pink carna
tioiis. where the ring ceremony was
performed while Miss Bessie Beeler
preri led al the piano, plavins "Hearts
and Flowers." The bride was attired
in French lawn over white taffeta.
Her maid was gowned in silk grena
dine over taffeta. The house was
charmingly decorated throughout in
red. green and white. Southern ferns,
palms, oak leaves ami carnations were
used elaborately and tastefully. Be
low the canopy where the ceremony
was performed various kinds of pot
ted plants, roses, palms, oak leaves
and carnations were prettily arrang
Dinner for Wedding I'ttrty.
Following the ceremony congratu
lations were extended, after which a
repast was served. The talde was dee
orated in ferns, with a large and beau
tiful bouquet set in a vase in the cen
ter of the table. Above the table was
suspended a bell made of southern
flowers with a red carnation as a tap
per. Converging al the top of the bell
were four white silk ribbons which
depended down to the table corners
nni set on with southern ferns.
The bride is an accomplished lady,
she being a graduate of Augnstana
Conservatory of Music, having taken
a course in pipe organ and piano play
ing. For several years she has been
organist at the First M. K. church.
Mr. Lee is a timekeeper for the Rock
Island Sash iV Moor works. The cou
ple left today for a in days' trip up
tin- river, after which thev will return
and lie at home to their friends at
38 15 Fight h av nue.
Out at Town GiimD
Mr. and Mis. W. E. Scars, of Du
buque, the former a brother of the
bride, Robert Lee, ami William Lee
and wife, of Sherrard, the gentlemen
being brothers of the groom, ami Car!
McBlroy, of Ottumwa, were the out-of-town
iriH'sts who were present at
AT THE KrMBLT? SCHOOL
The following invitation has been
I sent out from Kemble school, Fifth
avenue and Nineteenth street: "Third
annual commencement of the babies
of the Kemble school Thursday, .Tune
In o'clock. lass greeting: Ching
a ling, chiug-a-ling. who arc we? Grad
uate babies of No. .'!. Class colors,
green, gold and white, (lass motto,
"Great oaks from small scorns jrrovr.
Seniors: Margaret Anderson, Dell
Bullis, Catharine Barney, Celeste Com
egys, Zelina Comegya, Naomi Camp.
Harry Clarke. August Campani, Alvin
Dick, Clyde Downing, Bruce Edwards,
Harry Frank. I.i uise Fivey, Kay oil
man, lies Ganaert, Bva Harris. John
HombledaL Henrietta Henshaw, Ruth
Johnson, Ray Kelt, Charlie Knox.
Clara Lange, Helen Pollard. Archer
Redeeker, Dillon Sperry, Ellen Thomp
son, Lloyd Tucker, Florence Ullemey-
r. Cecelia Vogele, Harold Wvatt."
V. .1. Peter has returned from a trip
to St. Louis.
Mrs. M. If. Wadsworth departed to
day for West Baden. Ind.
1.. I.. Mueller, of Cedar Rapids, was
in the city today visiting friends.
15. M. .Ionian, a merchant of Kaho-
kn. Mo., is the truest of Rock Island
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Latta have gone
to Des Moines, to visit relatives and
I.. N. Masters and wife, of Sioux
City. la., were visitors in Rock Island
Mis- Fsther Cederstrom left today
for Olsbury, Kans.. where she will
make an extended visit.
H. L. Hibbard. of Keokuk, arrived
in Rock Island last evening to spend
a few da.vs with friends.
Mrs. George Bryan, of Cordova, has
returned to her home after a wetk's
visit with Mrs. Lewis Cool.
Herbert S. Bisby, of Oklahoma City,
returned to his home yesterday after
a few da.vs" visit in the city.
Mrs. K. X. Ciampton and daughter.
Miss Delia, of Quincy, have returned
home after a brief visit in this city.
H. L Brady, of Bonaparte, la., re
turned home last evening after a brief
visit with relatives and friends in this
N. K. Malev and little daughter
Helen, of Kansas City, were the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mosley yester
day. T. II. Scheemer, of this city, depart
ed last evening for St. Paul, where he
expects to take a position in a rail
.1. F. Hogan, who has been the guest
of friends in this citv for the past
week, returned last evening to his
home in Peoria:
Mr. and Mrs. II. . Taylor, of War
iw. III., who have been visiting rela
tives in tin- city, departed this after
noon for their home.
Mr. and T. I.. Mann, of Grand Rap
ids. Mich., who have been visiting rela
tives here for the past week, departed
tst evening for their home.
Mrs. S. A. McCune and two children,
f Morrison. III., who have been visit-
ing her son. A. W. McCune. departed
this mornine for their home.
Mr. and Mrs. Gus Gray, of Savanna,
irrived in the city this morning with
a view to local ine here. Mr. Grav Will
probably conduct a tailor shop.
Miss Fay Warren, who is in St.
Louis, tomorrow perforins on the
piano before the national congress of
musicians al the world s Fair grounds.
She will represent the Etude club, of
George II. McKiernan, of Burling
ton, armed m Rock Island last nisrht
and will join his wife, who is visiting
here, and after a week's stay with
relatives they will resume their trip
to Los Angeles, Cat., to spend the summer.
WAS OLD RESIDENT
John Boruff, of Drury. Passes
Away From Infirmities
LIVED ON FARM FIFTY YEARS
One of the Largest Land Owners in
This Section Four
One of the oldest citizens ami long
est residents in the county passed
away yesterday in the person of John
Boruff, who died at the age of BO in
Drury township from ailments inci
dental to advanced age.
Mr. Boruff had lived on the farm
where he died for half a century. He
was little known here, for he seldom
came to the county seat. Yet he was
one of the largest landholders1 in this
part of tiie state. Besides owning Rev
era! valuable farms in the lower end
of Bock Island and the northern part
of Mercer county, he had 6,000 acres
of land in Texas and was interested in
a large horse ranch in Wyoming.
Learet Four Son.
He leaves four sons. William and
Alexander, farmers, residing In the
neighborhood of his home: Samuel,
who lives on the homestead, and John,
of Iowa. He was twice married, the
first wife dying and the second sur-1
TRAVELER IS TOUCHED FOR
$5 ON SECOND AVENUE
J, K. Madison, a traveling man from
St. Louis, is shy a bill and a newly
purchased ping f tobacco, which he
had purloined from his pocket last
evening by a member of the light
Angered gentry. Madison was stand
ing in a crowd on the corner of Nine
teenth street and Second avenue, and
did not notice any suspicious charac
ter ambling about him. but he was
there and succeeded in patting his
bunch of fives, or s(,me other instru
ment, in his pocket and hauling out
the tobacco and the bill.
"I would not care so awfully much
if the fellow had taken the money,
but I missed the tobacco at that time
as I reached in my pocket to get the
plug, when I found that I hail been
touched.1 said Mr. Madis.m. Consid
ering himself fortunate that he had
not been robbed of any more, Mr.
Madison took the affair coolly and de
parted last evening for St. Paul with
out notifying the police of his loss.
ROCK ISLAND ItL
When the ip Kls
weak lungs should be careful. Cougns
and colds are dangerous then. One
Minute Cough Cure cures coughs and
colds and gives strength to the lungs.
Mrs. ;. EL Fenner. of Marion. Ind..
says: l suffered with a cough until
I run down in weight from 14S to 92
pounds. I tried a BUsbev of remedies
to no avai until I used One Minute
Cough Cure. Four bottles of this
wonderful remedy cured nie entirely
of the cough, strengthened my lungs
and re-tored me to my normal weight,
health and strength."' Sold by all
BICYCLIST COLLIDES WITH
P. DENKMANN'S AUTO
S. T. Moore, of St. Louis, who is vis
itihg at 171s Eighth avenue, collided
with E. I'. Denkmann's automobile at
Fourth avenue and Seventeenth street
yesterday afternoon. He was going
;: a bicycle north am! Mr. Denkmann
was going east. A couple of teams
passing confused both Mr. Moore ami
Mr. Denkmann. The former's ma
chine was broken and he was bruised
about the lower part of his legs, sur
gical attention being given him in
Dick Dos" saloon.
UNCLE AND NIECE MEET
FOR FIRST TIME IN 37 YEARS
For the tirst time in ::7 years
Mrs. Mary Fischer, 8504 Fifth avenue,
and her uncle. Conrad Dietrich, of OI
ney, Tex., met when Mr. Dietrich came
to his niece's home last Tuesday. The
last time they saw each other was in
New Fork City, where they had come
with their parents from Germany.
Living in that city for a short time
Mr. Dietrich went to Texas, where he
engaged in fanning, but he is now re
tired. Mrs. Fischer has been a resi
dent of Hock Island for 13 years. She
and her uncle will depart June ' for
his home, where she will make an ex
PRETTIEST BABY IS TO BE
VOTED ON AT COMING SHOW
A voting contest is to be made a
feature of the baby show the after
noons of June 7 and 8 at (Jock Island
Turner hall under the auspices of the
Kin-r's Daughters. The prettiest child
will be balloted on. and the one re-
ceiviii!- the highest number of votes
is to be presented a silver knife fork
Interest in the show has been
awakened over the county, and it is
said there will be a long list of entries,
and the sweetest hunch of youngsters
that have ever been brought under
one roof in these parts. The object of
the enterprise, as has been stated
heretofore, is to raise a fund with
which to erect in this city a home for
aged women. The prizes for the win
ners at the show are as follows:
Eight months to I year, three prizes,
silver cup. gold heads, baby walkei
for the prettiest, largest and smallest
One year to 3 years, three prizes,
dozen photographs, coat, and single
go-cart for the prettiest, largest and
Two years to 3 years three prizes,
rocker high chair snd shoes for the
prettiest, largest and smallest baby.
Three years to 5 years, boys and
girls. Four prizes, a hat and doll for
the prettiest and most healthy look
ing girl, and a suit of clothes and a
velocipede for the handsomest and
most healthy looking boy.
A twin SfO-cari for the finest twins.
Do not hesitate to recommend Kodol
Dyspepsia Cure to their friends and
customers. Indigestion causes more
ill health than anything else. It de
ranges the stomach and brings on all
manner of disease. Kodol Dyspepsia
Cure digests what you eat. cures in
digestion, dyspepsia and all stomach
disorders. Kodo is not "inly a perfect
digestant, but a tissue building tonic
as well. Kenewed health, perfect
strength and increased vitality follow
its use. Sold by all druggists.
A I.exon In Health.
Healthy kidneys filter the impuri
ties from the blood, anil unless they
do this good health is impossible. Fo
ley's Kidney Cure makes sound kid
neys and will positively cure all forms
of kidney and bladder disease. It
strengthens the w system. Sold
by all druggis-
BROT HVR ANT HIS S:STPR
FIGURE IN 1 0UBLE WEDDING
Miss Hulda Bedeen and Swan H
(teen, sister and brother, were par
ties to a double wedding solemnized
at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon bv
Rev. M. J. Eggan at the parsonage of
the Swedish Lutheran church in M-
ltne. Miss llcdeen was married to
John . Temple and Mr. Bedeen to
Miss Ida Letcher. There were no at
tendants. A wedding supper followed
at the home of Mrs. I. Bedeen. ".!
Fifth avenue, mother of Mrs. Temple
and Mr. Bedeen. Mr. Temple is a
farmer at Milledgeville, III., and July
1 he and his bride will take up n si
dence there. Mr. llcdeen !s employed
at the Sechler Carriage works in Mo
line. His bride formerly lived in Mill
edgeville. To llotk I.orern and Stnrienta.
We wish to call attention to Winston
Churchill's new novel, "The Crossing,1
illustrated in colors.
Over a million copies of his "Rich
ard Carvel" and "The Crisis" have
"The Crossing' is pronounced in the
advance criticisms to be a more ab
sorbing story than either of these.
We have it for sale in our book de
partment in basement salesroom at
about one-third olT the regular price.
.1. H. C. PETERSEN'S SONS.
vVe will give you a treat at our
expense. Broken lines of men's
suits that were $19, $18.50, $18.
$17, $16.50, $15 all must go at
It is a losing game for us, but a
money-saver for those that need
SUMMERS & LA VELLE.
1804 Second Ave.. Rock Island.
Notice of IM.nolntlon.
To All Whom it May Concern: No
tice is herein given that the copart
nership heretofore existing between
W. is. Harris and W. I,. Gauley is here
by dissolved by mutual agreement.
The said W. It. Harris will continue
the business of said firm as hereto
fore conducted, will pay all bills due
by said linn and collect all debts and
accounts due to said firm.
W. B. II VRR1S,
W. L. GAULEY.
One of the greatest blessings a mod
est man can wish for is a good, relia
ble set of bowels. If you are not the
happy possessor of such an outfit yon
can greatly improve the efficiency of
those you have bv the judicious use
of Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets. Thev are pasant to take
and agreeable in effect. For sale by
I.Mllcn and Children
who cannot stand theshockingstrain of
laxative syrups ai.d cathartic pills are I
especially fond of Utile Early Risers.
All persons who find it neces.sary to
take a liver medicine should try these
easy pills, and compare the agreeably
pleasant and strengthening effect, with
the nauseating and weakening condi
tions following the use of other reme
dies. Little Early IMmie cure bilious-'
BCSS, constipation, sick headache,,
jaundice, malaria and liver troubles.
Sold bv all druetrUts
NeeLrly Four Yeetrs Ago
We began to make loans on persona property, furniture,
pianos, horses, wagons, etc.. to the people in this vicinity.
We have since that time built up a reputation and a large
patronage, through honest efforts and fair dealings. Our
methods and reasonable terms were u revelation to people
who never thought of borrowing money in this way.
We Warvt You to Investigate
And should you need a lit He ready money quickly let us
tell you what we can do for you. Any amount from $10
upwards. Any time from one month to one year. All our
business is strictly confidential, and the property remains
undisturbed in your own possession. We aim to, aad do,
satisfy you. We cannot afford not to, and we will be
pleased to have you c: II at our office, or will semi our con
fidential agent to see you at your own home.
FIDELITY LOAN COMPANY,
VI I'l'i 'II l.'l r EL ,-x ,,, r, ,-w.i ,....., .... ........ .... . . . . ..
.i i i v Mi.i.ii iv 1,1 .Mil-. I.l.i u l. KIHt.vl ;s ;i IV IMxAnU, WAi.
Ulltce Hours S a. m. to (i p. m. and Saturday evenings. Tele
phone West 1514. New Telephone 6011,
Several reasons why we sell the shoes we do of which
STYLE and QUALITY combined with reasonable prieea
tell the story. Also the greatest variety of shoes to bo
found in (he tri-cities.
Ladies' White Canvas
OXFORD WELTED SOLES, VERY CORRECT
White Canvas Oxford- -very swagger for dress wear.
Child's and Infants' white Calf skin shoes.
P. J. LEE,
There's, a line of wall paper
here that riehly deserves that
title. They will "dress tip" tbs
dingiest room and make it a
thing of beauty.
Simplicity is one of the great
est charms and low price their
We now offer new and beauti
ful wall papers at low prices.
Also a full line of paints, oils,
glass, brushes, moldings, etc.
142(1-1431 Second Arvooa.
Opp'xil te Court HnOM.
All the news all the time The
Foley's Honey and Tar is peculiarly
adapted for asthma, bronchitis and
hoarseness. Sold by all druggists.
Wholesale Dealers In PURE WINES AND LIQUORS
CELEBRATED COLFAX MINERAL
Manafsiitiiaara of winter's celebrated bittern.
1619-1618 Third Avenue, Bock Island. III.