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THB AHGTJfi, MONDAY, JUNE . 1904-
Fair tonight and Tuesday;
J. M. SHERIER,
Temperature at 7 a.m., "3;
at 2:30 p. in., 5.
dune It to 86, inclusive.
Call for the new Kinship.
"Snowballs" at Wilcher's.
For insurance. K. J. Lurn.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For shoe bargains go to Lag-Water.'
For shoe bargains gotoLage-Watere.'
Tin and furnace work at Wilcher's.
Por shoe ia rgains goto Lajre-fi atem.'
For bus, baggage, express, call Robb's.
For shoe bargain! goto Luge-Waters."
Spencer & Tref for 'but or express.
For shoe bargains gotoLage-Watera.'
Home grown strawberries at Hess
For real estate and insurance, E. J.
Bargains in shoes
Shoe company .
Bargains in shoes
Bargains In shoes
Barsrains in shoes
at La gc-Waters
Ice cream and ice cream soda at
Petersen's, 1314 Third avenue.
Have you ordered your gas stove?
Pea the People's Power company.
Walline & Hamilton, express and
transfer. Old 'phone 1070. new 5884.
For tin and furnace work, see H. T.
Siemon, ISM Fourth avenue, union 283.
Cleaning, pressing, repairing. New
Panitorium club, 1909 Second avenue.
Dr. William II. ( ail. dentist, corner
Twenty-third street and Fifth avenue.
If you use Rail Blue, pet Red C ross
Ball Bine. Large 2 oz. package only
The regular monthly meeting of
the city council takes place this even
ing. Crowds are rushing for world's fair
coupons at I. ape-Waters Shoe com
pany's. The Naval Reserves yive another of
their popular dances at the Watch
Tow er .) line B.
Double oven four-hole gas stoves $15
each. Connections made free. Peo
ple's Power compass
Don't fail to attend the Naval Re
serves' danee at the Watch Tower
Wednesday evening, .lime s.
' Yellow clothes nre unsightly. Keep
them white with Red t'ros Blue. All
grocers sell large 2 OX. packages, 5c.
P. J. Sessions, of Cedar Rapids, has
been appointed superintendent of the
soldiers' orphans' home at Davenport.
The cheapest and Lest single har
ness, whips and riding saddles in tin
city at Uiliinger's shop. 1506 Bceond
The Associate u Helpers arc to nave
a reception for members and their
ladj friends at the V. M. C. A. tomor
row afternoon beginning at -i o'clock.
Thirteen conductors and brahemen
on the extra list of the Tri-City Rail
way were taken into the local union
at the regular meeting held Saturday
South Rock Island, at a special elec
tion Saturday, voted M to 7 in favor of
the proposition for a bond isaae of
3,000 f.,r the erection of a new school
The tire department was called at
11:30 this morning to Fifth -treet and
First avenue, where the r of of B barn
belonging to Weyerhaeuser A Denk
mann caught from a spark. Nominal
The Christian Endeavor society nf
Aiken street eha)el will hold its busi
ness meeting at B o'clock this evening
at the home of Mrs. Orrin Leonard.
All members are requested to be pres
ent as election ,f officers will take
Henry Smoke, in the county court
Saturday afternoon, was fined $'-'." for
an assault committed on his wife. He
pleaded guilty on information Med
against him. and was sent to the
county jail to remain until the tine
Rev. Hedlej Mall has I een reealle.l
as pastor of the 1'nitarian church at
Ifoline. He has been dividing his pas
toral duties between M line am:
Bloomington. Arrangements have
been made to have him spend his
whole time in Moline.
Corinae Mever. of Irving school, has
not missed a dav at school an 1 has
not been excused or tardy once in two
years. This is probablt the record f
the three cities. Tin- little girl is the
daughter of T. .1. Mover, of the Amer
ican Kxpress company.
.lohn Dauber. s,.n f ex - A 1.1 . anil
Mrs. Valentine Dauber. i United
States ganger at the distillery wreck
ed by an explosion at Peoria, wherein
a number of lives were iot. Saturday
afternoon. A telegram received bv
his parents in the evening state? that
he had left the building shortly he
fore the explosion.
The manager of thr steamer City of
Win. na and the C. R. & Q. road offi
cials have entered Into an agreement
effective yesterday. v hereby a joint
ticket is sohl permitting the purchaser
to take passage on the lxat to ji
Claire. Iowa, and return the same af
ternoon on the C, B. & Q. railroad.
The price for the round trip has been
fixet! at IS cents.
William Parka, an Edgiugtaa) town
ship farmer, has purchased through
the agency of F.ckhart & Rurfum.
Pail lien, the home of
Jones. Eleventh avenue
teenth street, for $5.0)O.
will occupy the residence.
Henry MKee, KOI Twelfth street,
fe'.l in fe-t from a scaffold at Bock
Island arsenal T h i afternoi n, injur
ing his head and back He was re
moved in an unconscious condition il:
the K.ck Island ambulance to hi
home. 'I he extent if his injuries is
tJraln shipments on the C. R. I. & V.
railroad along this division have be
COme heavier of late owing to the fact
that many of the farmers have com
pleted their planting and are devoting
some of their time in hauling their
grain to the market. Other traffic on
this road remain- about the same as
in the past both in the freight and
pas- nger service.
Another new cigar store and bil
liard room lias been opened on Secoud
avenue. Thomas Kennedy, for several
year- connected with the Bijou, is the
proprietor, and the number is 1612.
The furnishings are attractive and the
establishments most inviting through
out. Aside from articles for the use
of the smoker all the newspapers anil
magazines will be carried.
Indictments against (apt. John
Streckfus. found bjy the Jnnuary. 190:!.
grand jury, ohnrginif keeping a gam
ing house, selling liquor in less quan
tities than rive gallons and keeping a
slot machine, ami against William Van
Andale, for larceny, were stricken
with lejive to reinstate on motion of
the state's attorney in the county
court Saturday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Schrieber Thursday
evening celebrated their 20th wedding
anniversary at their home, fiiiO Four
teenth street. About twenty COO pies
were present. One of the features of
the evening was a guessing c ntest. in
which A. Proehl won first prize. Mrs.
Tlmm second and Miss Schrieber the
consolation. Supper was served. Mr.
and Mrs. Birkhahn, of Mount Joy. at
tended. Joseph EL, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wi!
liam II. Keek, was taking "em warm
off the hat without a mask Saturday
afternoon in one of the most exciting
gatms of the seas n among the juven
iles of Twentieth street. Joe moved
up just a trifle too close to the batter,
for when the latter swmij the hickory
was brought against the backstop's
nose anil he was felled. The nose was
A new time card became tffective
on the Rock bland road yesterday.
The only chnnge is the making of No.
20, from Minneapolis, a fast train be
tween Rock Island and I hlcngo. It
will leave at 0:-) in the morning for'
the enst. Heretofore it laid over here!
rtnd was doubled with the heal leav-
s 1 ere at 7:15 for Chicago. The lo
cal will now run independent as No.
68 and will depart at 7:40.
H W. LEONARD. OF CHICAGO.
TAKES MISS CASE AS DBIDE
The marriage of Harry W. Leonard,'
f i l.ii ;.g and diss Louise M. Case
nrac solemnized at 4 o'clock this after
no n at the home of the oride'- fath
er, C. F. Cnse, on Fifteenth street.
ifev. W. S. Marquis, pastor of Broad- i
way Presbyterian church, performing!
the ceremony before a small company
of relatives and friends. The bride
has liceii prominent socially in the
tri-cities for several years, and is a
young woman of charming attainment.-.
The couple will re-lde in Chi
PtrHM'l Concert Tomorrow.
The following program lias been ar
ranged by Petersen's band for the
concert at the Watch Tower tomor
March. "t" Innibia Phonograph" -Barton.
Overture. "Merry Wives f Windsor1
(a.) Intermezzo, "The Gondoliers
- V. t. Powell; (b.) Characteristic.
"Laughing Water P. Hager.
Selection from "The Yankee Consul
Kantasie.. "Romeo and Juliet"
Yalsr l'nto. Thoughts of Love"
Nat I). Mflnn.
Spanish Serenade. LoHta- Langey.
Melodies from "'I! e i I ". rons1 -Chaph).
K 1 Ktt Ti t rn.
it. J. Met'., e to EUa H V E " B ' i lot
, block I and lot 7 b! irk ' M.
Schnell's first add.. Rock Island, ft.
(;. L, Peterson to Marj Seahobn, lot
13, block 3, C. G. Thnlin's add.. Baal
IiIh If. P.owen to Emma L. An leraon.
lot block 2. Blaefc Hawk fourth'
add.. Rock Island. $."7i.
Joseph De .lean to Augi'.sl Henke. w
M feet, lots 8 and 9. ani e 12 feet lots
7 and 10. block IS, Chicago or Lower
add.. Hock Island. ftjOOO.
1 loenoed to Wed
Alexis C Taylor Bock Island
Miss Gertrude W. W llenhanpf
Harry YV. Leonard Chicago
Mis. Lotthw M. Case Bock Island
William D. Ki ester wishrs to notify
the pnaBc that he will not hereafter
le resjxinsible for any debts contract
ed b his wife, Mrs. Anna L. Rooster.
Con tipati-m causes two-thirds 'f
all sickness in the world. HolRsterS
Itocky Mountain Tea positively rum
constipation. No cure, no pay. Si
I cents. T. H. Thomas' pharmacy.
BISHOP FAWCETT HEARD
IN SERMON AT TRINITY
Bishop M. Iv'vvaril Fawcett, of the
I'pisc. pal diocese of Quincy, made an
other vi.-itation to Trinity parish yes
terday, preaching an elixpient sermon
at the lli:4.") service and acting with
Ifev. F. A. Beisley a- celebrant in the
administration of the holy com
munion. Added to the pleasure of
having the bishop with them again
the members of the parish had the
joy of the presence in the sanctuary
of the beloved priet. Rev. Dr. R. F.
In the evening the bishop preached
at Christ church. Moline. Tonight he
delivers an address in the latter edi
fice on the occasion of the graduation
of the class of trained nurses from
the Moline hospital.
Continued from First F"pe.
was ouruiiiK furiously, ami tne cries
of the 3 'J00 steers, chained fast, was
pitiable to hear. Their distress lasted
bnt-n few moments, however, for they
were soon dead either roasted or suf
focated by the fumes. They were the
property of Dood ft Kiefer, of Chi
cago. BWKI'T AWAY IX A WHISKY FLOOD
EtcupeU Allr. but Mortally Unrt Horri
ble Dealh of Fred Knoll.
The two fermenting houses were
speedily food for the flames. They are
two structures, of good dimensions,
and both of them wee practically de
stroyed. A high wind was blowing
and fanning the flames lu the direction
of the Monarch distillery. For a time
It was feared that the fire won Id sween
a hint; the entire river bank. However,
the work of the firemen at last began
to tell, and the fire was got under con
trol. Rimer llogan had a miraculous es
cape from instant death. He was at
work in the warehouse when the cot
lapse came. He was washed out
through a break in the building by
the blx stream of whisky. He was
carried toward the river, a distance of
nearly seventy-five feet, before beln
lodged against a fence, from which h
managed to escape before the tire over
took him. He was removed to the hos
pital in a badly Injured condition and j
The death of Fred Knoll was a hor
rible one. He and William Piuley,
who had charge of the nen employed
In this department, had just left Un
building when ihe explosion and col-
lapse came. Finley turned just in
time to see the wall fail on Ids com
panion, Who was crushed to the earth, j
and almost Instantly the place where
he hud gone down was enveloped in j
names. No sound escaped hiiii. a.ndj
hie' death' must have been Instantane- j
CATTLE IUE IN THEIR STALLS
Streams or Tire How Tliinuuli the liurna
Tvro Bealctoncca Hum.
The warehouse B, where the explo
sion that did the damage occurred,
was a frame structure covered with
corrugated iron. It was more than
100k2UO feet Warehouse A ami the
cistern room was a three-story brt I;
building 100x200 feet. It contained
in the neighborhood of 52.000 gallons
of spirits. In the two fermenting
rooms, which were 100x180 feet, wen
eighteen ti:is with a capacity of 1,000
bushels of mash each. They were alt
filled, and contained about 5,000 gal
lons of spirits each. All this went up
In tlaiiu'8 and added to the general
The house of I);1n Cfc'se burned and
he and his family had a miraculous
escape. Immediately after the fall .r
the big warehouse his home was en
veloped In tlaiius. and he was anablc
to get any of his furniture out. The
residence of .lohn McDonald, close i .
was also destroyed, though he man
aged to get his furniture and house
hold goods out. It will probably Le two
sr three days before the flames nre en
tirely extinguished. The fact that ev
ery bit of Inflammable material was
thoroughly saturated with the escap
ing liquor makes it almost Impossible
to c.tiiit:uifh the blaze until all the
wood has been bnrned. Firemen Irrpc
Ut least fcrtv streams of water nhiv-
big ou the ruins, but it h::d little cf-1
In the earns barns th
about I! ixh bead of cattle are Ithi
like windrows of grain in the hurveat
held. Practically all the cattle met
deiith so suddenly that they did not
move out of their tracks. As the tor
rent of burning liquor rushed down
hill and enveloped the Imrns it divided
Itself into numerous branches, which
flowed down the aisles and caused thn
instant death of every animal wita
which it came jn contact.
Rlncllnc' Artinr Se.
The acting seals and sea lions which
perform with Ringiing Brothem fa
mous circus amazinjr'j illustmte in
juggling, comedy effects and musical
acts the hbrheal known a hieement-
in animal training. Capt. Webb, who
was the first to attempt the education
of these curious creutun. of the deep
seas, spent many years. (.f Ids life in
the Arctic region-, and there, far
away from iilie.l life, home and
friends, he made a study of their na
ture and brain scope, and after a lone
time and the exercise of much pa
tience finally deveh ped the wonderful
performance which is now a rein li k
able feature of Ringiing Brothers'
world's greatest shows. Tin- perform
ance is piven on two big- stages, ond
every move of the intelligent animals
may be plainly seen from every part
of the enormous tent. This trained
animal act is Wevend question the
most marvclou- exhibition ever offer
ed for public instruction and entertainment.
The June Magazines
a IE moat attractive with their
wealth of suggestions for sum
mer enjoyment We have all the fa
vorite Magazines in our book de
partment, second floor, new store.
Remnant Sale of Silks
75o to S1.60 Silks OCA
for yard dtmJO
TWfONDAY MORNING, at 9 o'clock, the sale will
start. We have given our customers more gen
uine Silk values, more up to the minute sty lea at our Silk Sales than
have been found etoewhere In this region. This sale will again demon
strate our silk supremacy.
What We Offer In 311k Remnants :
Fancy Checked Taffetas, In Navy, Brown and Green,
Foulard Silks, In Navy, Brown, Champaigne and Reslda
Plain Colored Habutai Taffeta Pial ds,
Louisane Checks and Fancies,
Plain Colored Taffetas, etc., etc.
SOME OTHER BIG SILK
White Habutai, this ever increasing
popular silk, 1.000 yards of It,
worth 44c a yard, for
this sale, yard ...
75c Plain Black Taffetas,
nualiiy, several odd
pieces, to close at yard ..
A June Towel Sale
s:r OU never get too many towels you use more towels in the summer
season. To call quick attention to your supply of towels, wo place on
sale Monday, and whibe they last, towela of every description at prices
you will fully appreciate when you see the towels.
3 for 60c
ALL IS CHANGED.
The I volution of Kettriy-. Marie Clotlilag.
Many of us can remember the time
when ready-made clothing, shoes,
shirts, gloves, etc., were shunned like
soeial outcasts, and practically every
man's wardrobe was made to order.
That was before the advent of modern
Now all is changed. While here and
there in some lines still exist remind
ers of the old order of things, for
the most pari ready-made apparel is
today far removed from the clothing
if former da s.
We are living now in a scientific age,
and no branch of indnstrv has receiv-
greater impetus in this direction
.than the ntakins if men's clothes.
Alfred Benjamin V Co.. of New York
were pioneers in this evolution, am
till remain the leading makers of
men's high grade ready-for-service
apparel in America, which is equiva
lent to saying, in the world.
The London is exclusive agents in
Rock Island for Alfred Benjamin &
Co.'s famous "(" rreet Clothes for
A Strang Heart
is assured by perfect digestion. In
u'gestion swells the stomach and
puffs it up against the heart. This
causes shortness of breath, palpita
tion of the heart and general weak
ness. Koiiol Dyspepsia Cure cures in
dhrestlon. relieves the stomach, takes
the strain off the heart and restores it
to a full performance of its functions
naturally. Kodol increases the
strength by enabling the stomach and
digestive organs to digest, assimilate
and appropriate to the blood and tis
sues all of the food nutriment. Tones
the stomach and digestie organs.
Sold bj- all drugvi.sts.
Am Alarm Cloek for Cents.
If you want to pet up early and feel
good all daj take a Little Early IJiser
or two at be ! time. These famous lit
tle pills relax the nerves, pive pliet
red and refreshing sleep, with a gen
tle movement of tru bowels about
breakfast time. W. H. lb. well. Hoiis
tot. Tex., says: "Early Risers are the
b st pills made f.r constipation, sick
headache, btMonsneaa, etc." Sold by all
Ml E CJfljif
THIRD AVENUE THROUGH TO SECOND
All new, right up-to-date silks that you
would pay by the yard from 75c to
$1.50, choice at yard . 25c
BARGAINS FOR THIS WEEK
86c Plain Black Taffeta, 23 inches
wide, per HQr
yard, only OvJ C
$1.25 Plain Black Taffetas, 27 Inches
wide, per yard, A A J
only 042 C
$1.38 Plain Black Taffetas, 3G inches
(one yard) wide, exci.- QKr
lent quality, only wOC
Choice of large checked glass towels white hemmed
union huck towels all linen hemmed crash towels
bleached and unbleached Turkish towels, at each.7c
Choice of hemmed union huck towels, size 19x38 hem
med damask towels extra size unbleached Turkish
towels all at each IOC
Choice of all linen hemmed huck towels 18c fringed
damask towels 15c hemmed tucked towels at
each M 12, 'ic
Choice of 22c hemmed figuro huck towels 22c blanch
ed and unbleached Turkish towels knotted fringed
damask towels each l7feC
Ten ! In Hel.
R. A. Gray, J. P-, Oakrille, Ind.,
w rites. "For 1 years I w as eonfim d to
my bed with disease of my kidneys,
It was so severe that I could not moe
part of the time. I consulted the very
ln-st medical skill available, but could
get no relief until Foley's Kidney
m I . . T . 1
t nre was recommemiea to me. ii uas
leen a ffndsi ml to me." All druggists.
Subscribe for The Argus.
A Great Lace
J2;c to $2.50 Laces for
5 c to 48o a yard
THIS is a most seasonable sale
a rare opportunity to select rich
laces and trimmings right now
when you netd them most at a frac
tion of their value.
COMMENCING MONDAY MORN
ING AT 10 O'CLOCK and con
tinuing throughout the week
1.000 yards Vals, Torchons, etc., In
edgings and Insertions, worth up
to 12 l-2c, at s
per yard wt
1,250 yards Venice Ban is. Valen
ciennes Laces, Piatt Vals, etc.,
worth up to 18c, at
G.5O0 yards elegant black, cream
and whJte laces and bands, cotton
and silk, many varieties of all-overs
in new effects, worth from 12c
to $2.ro a yard choice in
five lots, at yard
5c, J 9c, 25c, 38c & 48c
The balance of ithe embroideries
from our recent sales will be includ
ed in this sale at yard
5c, 0c, 15c, i 9c and 25c
Worth two and three times the
The June Muslin Underwear Sale
AN unqualified success. Quantities are so large that the big salea can
hardly make a break In the assortment. We add some now lots of
Gowns, Corset Covers. Drawers and Chemise at prices that will keep up
the interest. Note additional special hour sale items. Come often it pays
the oftener you come, the more you save.
Special Corset Covers, in I 11
full sizes, at I UC
Big display of Corset Covers at 25c.
Over 30 different styles ait this pop
ular price, vnlues up to 0R
45c, all here at Z0C
We add 8 new Corset Covers at 50c.
Over 25 styles of Corset Covers,
lought for this big June Cfi
sale at 0UC
Ask to see the special 'tables of
Corset Covers at
62c to 95c and
98c to $1.45
HOc Drawers, for I Q
this sale I 9C
''9c Drawers, for
1 his sale
(!2c and 75c Drawers, for
this sale 50c and
A lot of extra striking bar- )X
gains from 68c to $U
Speoial Hour Sales
AT 9 O'CLOCK EACH DAY
$1.00 Night Gowns,
AT 2 O'CLOCK EACH DAY
Cambric Corset Covers,
It's Well to
and in order to dress well
you must have a garment
that fits perfectly and becom
ingly, and by getting a
suit you are getting the best.
It has that broad shoulder
and chest effect which gives
a full, substantial appearance
to the wearer without that
stuffed and padded look so
common to many makes.
Try a G. SSL H. Specio.1
and get the best. Sold only
Zi.'te New Clothing Store. 1714 Second Ave.
Wholesale Dealers in PURE WINES AND LIQUORS
CELEBRATED COLFAX MINERAL
Manufacturer of WINTER'8 CELEBRATED BITTERS.
1619-1018 Third Arenac Bock Island 111
SPECIAL e-Je of gilt and bTaeft
frame, water colors, selected
6Ubjec.ta Very cheap at
35c 22c and
Other specials for 69c, 49c and 38c,
reduced from much higher prices.
COLORED Umbrellas, plain or
bordered, handsome handles,
new lot. smart styles, juat received,
priced from Q1
$3.97 to M,,...r.?.J"W
Monday-at 10 o'cYocB, 60odJmbrellas.
rain or shine, Ow
each , V
BI.ACK is the popular color this
Season, can be worn with any
suit. We have them in all kinds of
6ilk, plain coachings, hemstitched
or rufflea, large variety to suit all
purses, priced from Qt
$4.97 to .. ,A.
tra super. Six
All wool. Ex
10 Elasttc Felt MattresBes, fine
grade felt and tickiug. $10.00 qual-
Upholstered in Velours. Tapestry,
Car and Crushed Plush, Verona
Chase and Genuine Leather. Beat
steel construction. We start them
Upholstered in ffiK flfl
In addition to the sale lots at 3Bc
and 50c we are selling pretty em
broidery trimmed Night Gowns
with hemstitched yokes. AO
worth S7c, at V'
New Dolero effect Gowns, trim
med handsomely with embroidery
and lace, $1.25 Gowns 94c
Jlemarlcablo Sale Skirts, at
44c, 73c, 95c and $1.25
S dozen $1.75 Cambric Skirts, full
flounce, trimmed with lace insertion
Extra Size Garments for stout wo
men Children's Underwear, etc.
all in this June sale at low prices.
While the Lots Last
AT 10 O'CLOCK EACH DAY
Ladles' Tucked Muslin
AT 3 O'CLOCK EACH DAY
Handsome $1.00 White