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THE ARG-TJS, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2J, 1904.
We're going to sell lots of them this
reason, and to make sure of it we
biart off with some extraordinary of
fers. Yftu can buy a Refrigerator here
an little as $8.2.'. The fee chamber
li"kls 4 pounds of i-e. Come and see
These Improved Jewel Gasoline
Stoves are sure to make happiness it
the home. They're especially desira
ble in hotter weather, of course, hut
are of great value the year 'round.
We are making some very low
prices on th'-m to add to the other at
tractions of the stove9.
AUen vMyers & Company
Opposite H&rper House.
Men s Tan IKu-sia
We are showing some very
new styles in Men's Tan Russia
Low Cuts, made expressly for
thi- store on some new last
One of the new effects is the
narrow pointed toe, Hat last
blucher, with military heel, call
Ready for Fourth of
July, Summer Outing,
St. Louis Fair, we have
just what you want
In fact everything needed
for your comfort.
HELD FOR ASSAULT
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ROCK ISLAND LL
Fred and Albert Anderson Under
Bond Until Meeting of
FOE BOCK RIVER FARM ATTACK
Maudel Horblitt is DLmlsaed of
Charge of Abandoning
Fred Anderson and his son Albert,
who gave the two hoys from this city,
A. A. Bourraesu and Bernard Schul
nieister, .such a warm reception when
they visited their farm east of the
Watch Tower Sunday, yesterday after
noon, at the conclusion of their trial
in the court of Magistrate G. A. John
son, were held to the grand jury iu
bond of $luu each for assault with a
The defense was that the Rock Isl
and youths were- trespassing, and that
they knew it all the time, claiming
that signs were conspicuously posted
forbidding any one on the premises
but the boys either did not Bee the
signs or they did not believe in them.
The boys were pelted with rocks and
beaten with a garden rake.
Ilorbtlct Is St Free
Mandel Horblitt. one of the proprie
tors of the Beonomy grocery on Sec
ond avenue between Fifteenth and
Sixteenth streets, arrested on a war
rant sworn bv his wife rr alleged
abandonment of his family, was dis
charged after a hearing before Magis
trate (J. A. Johnson yesterday after
noon. There was no evidence to sup
port the charge.
It developed that Horblitt. while he
has not been living with his wife, has
been paying the house rent and fur
nishing her groceries, but that she
had refused to accept the articles that
were sent from his store to her home.
There are two little children, a boy
and girl, aged 4 and T. who were with
the mother at the bearing
LADIES ENTERTAIN THE
VETS AT A LAWN PARTY
There was a merry gathering las'
night at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
I'll asant F. Cox, 852 Nineteenth street,
where the Women's Relief corps of
Rock Island, entertained iu honor of
civil war veterans of this city ami
Molina, About thirty of t hi' old sol
diers responded to the ladies" kindly
invitation, and showed themselves not
to be superannuated or decrepit in
the least from war scars when it
comes to giving animation to a social
War stories, songs and speaking
made up the evening's diversion. In
fact, in place of the ladies doing the
entertaining the tables seemed to have
been turned, and the guests were the
hosts. The Moline drum corps was iu
evidence with patriotic airs. The lawn
at the home was prettily lighted ami
decorated in flags, roses, camatlona,
etc.. as was also the house, and the
large crowd present was given full
sway for the evening.
John Hew rose, a Moline veteran,
who prepared a special poem for the
occasion, which he read with others
from his pen. A. M. Hubbard, of
Moline. who is 85 years of age. was
one of the speakers. U. W. McCaskrin
Kave an address also.
IS A PRETTY HOME AFFAIR
A pretty home wedding took place
last evening at 8:30 o'clock when Miss
Fannie K. Wlllett, daughter of Mr
and Mrs. C. F. Wlllett, 540 Sixteenth
street, was married to George F. Muel
ler at the home of the bride's parents
by Rev. O. W. Lawrence, pastor of
the Christian Memorial church. The
couple were attended by Miss Edna
Willett and Paul Mueller. The
bride was becomingly gowned In white
silk mull trimmed in cream lace. The
bridesmaid wore Persian lawn trim
med in lace. The wedding was wit
nessed by 30 relatives and friends.
The color scheme was green and
white. The ceremony took place un
der a wedding hell suspended at the
middle and top of the double doors
dividing the front and the second par
lors. The couple will he at home to
friends on Forty-fifth street, between
Second and Third avenues. Mrs. E. A.
Willett and Mrs. H. M. Dick, of Auro
ra, grandmother ami aunt of the
bride, were present.
HARRY SCHIFFER RESIGNS
AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY
Harry SchifTer presented his resig
nation as assistant secretary to the
hoard of directors of the V M. C. A.
last night. The change is to take
place July 1. The uoard is making
arningements for the appointment of
another assistant secretary and physi
cal director to be effective Sept. L
Mr. Srhiffer will retire from ass(cia
tion work, but will continue his resi
dence in this city.
Freeh liUlinwMIJ in great quantity i?
constantly coming in. declaring Dr
King's New Discovery forCowsnmptfoc
Coughs and Colds to be unequalled. A
recent expression from .1. T. McFnr
land, BeatorvffJe, Vs.. serves ss ex
ample. He writes: "I had hronchitb
for three years and doctored all th
time without being Iwnefited. Then I
legantakirg Dr. KlngV New Discover
and n few bottles wholly cured me."
Equally effective in curing all lung
and throat trouble, consumption:
pneumonia ar.d grip. Curirnntecd by
Bartz A. I'llemeyer. druggists. Trial
bottles free, regular sizes 50c snd
Abe Rosenfield, of Chicago. Is in
Miss Margaret Stewart has returned
from Colorado Springs.
Mrs. John E. Brady, of Dubuque, is
visiting M. H. Wadsworth.
C. N. Einfeldt and daughter, of
Denver, are visiting in Rock Island.
The serious illness of his father ha;j
called D. J. Murphy to Bellefontaine;
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Nelson, of
Charleston, S. C. are the guests of
Rock Island relatives.
YV. T. Winters arrived in the city
last evening from his home in Keokuk
to make a brief visit.
Misses Carrie and Nena Fickensher
spent yesterday at the home of Mrs
Louis Vetter of Rural.
Arthur Mapes. of Jacksonville, Ill
departed last evening for his home
after a visit with relatives.
Harry Walters, of Chillicothe. 111.,
leaves tonight for his home after a
visit with friends in this city..
R. J, Mitchell and family, of 277
Seventh avenue, left today for Dallas
City. 111., to spend the Fourth.
Miss Hallie McCrory went to St
Louis yesterday to join a party oli
friends who are visiting the exposi
Miss Charlotte Ooestel. of South
Rock Island, left this morning for Sin
sinawa. Wis., where she will make an
Mr. and Mrs D. E. Wagner departed
this morning for Hannibal, Mo., where
they will visit relatives for three
weeks, from there they will go to St.
Iutis exposit ion.
Mrs. S. K. Lytic, accompanied by
Iter sons William and Archibald, of
Oil City, Fa., has arrived to siend the
summer with her sister. Mrs. Clarence
Laflin, 929 Seventeenth street.
Dr. and Mrs. Alfred Stocker depart
ed yesterday for Niagara Palm, and
Thousand Islands, where they will
sojourn for a time, after which they
will go to Ontario to visit Mrs. Stock
er s parents. On their return the
doctor will take up the practice of
medicine in Rock Island. He has
been located at Erie, iti Whiteside
AUSTRALIAN WOMAN AT
STATE C. E. CONVENTION
One of the most noted and interest
ing speakers and worker. at summer
ehautauquas and religion conventions
in this country is Miss E. Stafford Mil
ler, of Australia. She is a lady of
unusual ability as a speaker and is
in constant demand for such meetings
all over the United Slates during her
stay in this country.
Becoming interested in the condi
tion of the miners of Australia, she
has consecrated her life to missionary
work amongst them, and to better lit
herself for this reat work is in this
country to study our met hods of work
and our institutions.
At the state christian Endeavor
convention to be held in Springfield
July 7-10, she is to lead the quiet hour
services, the meat mass meeting of
men Sunday afternoon in the Armory,
and the closing consecration service,
the most impressive service of all.
MEMBERS OF SCHOOL BOARD
F. C. Oenkmann and Dr. J. W. Stew
art yesterday were reelected members
of the Rock Island board of education
each for a term of three years. There
was no opposition to their candidacy,
and on this account little interest was
manifested iu the election by the pub
lic, only 211 votes having been re
ceived at the polling place on Third
avenue between Nineteenth and.
Twentieth streets. Three of these
were cast by women. Mr. Denkmann
and Dr. Stewart have proved
valuable aids in directing the
affairs of the public school system,
and there Is occasion for congratula
tion that they are to remain in thein
position for three years longer.
WIFE LEAVES HIM
JUDGE GE8T NEAR END OF
APPELLATE COURT TERM
Judge W. H. Gest will finish the
work of his first sitting as a member
of the appellate court for the Third
district at Springfield the latter part
of next week. During the session the
court has considered 100 cases, allow
ing four to go over. This is the larg
est docket since the organization of
Word has been received here of the
death at Erlanger. Kenton county. Ky..
of Mrs. W. H. Wanton, the divorced
wife of the late Temple Buford. Sin
was the daughter of the late Judge
John W. Morrison, of Georgetown. Ky..
and granddaughter of (Jen. William
Johnson. Several months ago she suf
fered a paralytic stroke and hail de
clined gradually. Temple Buford will
be remembered by older residents
here. He died at Vancouver. B. C.
M. A St. V. Hailnav Fourth of Jul
July 2. ?. and 4 the C, M. & St. P.
Railway company wit sell round trii
tickets to all points on i's line within
2n miles at a rate of fare and on -third.
Good to return including July f.
MUaonri Wining lo Rl kit.
Springfield. III., Jane 20. Permis
sion for the firm ud regiment. I. N. G..
to visit the St. LeWM ftttr Horn about
July 9 to IS h is leen gin n in ordT
Issued by Adjutant General . ott. w ho
had twen notified of Missouri's consent
to the vteit of the uiMitiameu, armed
Charles Hintz Waits Seven Years
and Then Secures Divorce
CASE HEARD IN COURT TODAY
Motion for New Trial of Dr. Kankin
Suit Against County is
Charles Hintz. of Coal Valley, after
waiting seven years in the hope that
his wife WOUld return to him and his
two daughters, this afternoon was
granted a divorce by Judge Craves in
the circuit court on the grounds of
Hintz is a coal miner. His marriage
took place in 1888. There are two
daughters, aged 14 and It). He stated
on the witness stand that one day in
1S7 his wife packed her belongings
and left, and for a time stopped at
the home of a friend. loafer she dis
appeared, ami lie mr his children have
not heard from her since, nor do they
know where she is. although he heard
through a neighbor some time ago that
she was living in Chicago.
Two women whose home ail join that
of Mr. Hintz testified to yuarrels be
tween husband and wife, in which the
latter was invariably the aggressor.
Mrs. Hintz had told them that she
was not satisfied In her home, and
that she would leave at the first op
portunity. C. J. Searle was attorney
for the plaintiff.
Dcniol - Trial.
Arguments on motions of the de
fense for new trials in the cases of
Dr. A. H. Arp and Dr. J. E. Rankin
against Rock Island county wen1
heard before Judge Craves in the cir
cuit court yesterday. The former has
been taken under advisement, while
the motion in the Kankin case was
overruled, and judgment rendered
against the county in favor of the
plaintiff for $137.75, the amount of
IHiiinr Im (.Itrn.
A decree of divorce was granted
Mrs. Lizzie Weaver, of this city, from
her husband, Allen Weaver. She was
granted the custody of her child.
MAYOR M'CONOCHIE IS
MOVING IN HIS NEW OFFICE
Mayor William McConochie Is mov
ing in his new office at the city hall
today. It is just across the hall on
the second Qoor where the mayor has
held forth many years. All is topsy
turvy at the building, which has been
undergoing an overhauling since the
municipality purchased it from the
Mitchell estate. City Clerk II. C.
SchaJTer has his sleeves rolled up and
is directing the removal of records
and furniture. He expects to be set
tled in his new Office inside a week.
Then the carpenters will go to work
in that portion of the building at the
west side of the hall, the offices of the
mayor and clerk will be merged and
converted into one large room, which
is to serve as the council chamber in
future. Frank Yerbury. the plumbing
inspector, who has had a desk in the
office of the mayor, has moved to the
room that has been provided for bin
at the southwest end of the hall.
POSTAL CUTS CABLE RATE
TO FOREIGN C0UNTRIE8
Each year it is growing less costly
to communicate by wire with foreign
countries. It was not so long ago that
the expense of sending a few words
across the water was so great that
a poor man had to put a blanket on his
house and lot to raise the money. The
Postal Telegraph and Cable company,
with its accustomed enterprise .and
desire to afford its conveniences at as
low a rate as possible, has announced
another cut. beginning July 1. when
there will be a reduction ranging from
2 to 40 cents per word.
HARRY D. G. NUTTING TAKES
BRIDE AT I0W FALLS, IOWA
Harry D. G. Nutting, of this city,
and Miss Lenore I.. Martin were mar
ried last evening at the home of the
bride in Iowa Falls. Iowa. Rev. Price,
of the Congregational church, per
forming the ceremony. The bride is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Mar
tin, and a graduate of Iowa university.
Mr. .Nutting for the past three years
has been a student at the Illinois uni
versity fitting himself for a draughts
man, and on his return from his wed
ding trip will take a position with the
Rock Island Plow company.
MUSCATINE 8H00TER IS
REPORTED TO BE A PHEN0M
Muscatine sportsmen are talking
about the target shffing which Adam
von Dresky of that city has been do
ing. His companions at a camp at
Keokuk lake vouch for a record of
147 out of l.lu clay pigeons broken
by Mr. Vim Dresky during a shoot at
the camp. Runs of 3, &X and 40
straight were features of his performance.
I lffMf to rl.
William E. tJustafson . . Tacoma, Wash.
Miss Agnes E. Gulberg Moline
Hugh J. Boyle Pittsburg, Pa.
Miss Nellie C. Nelson ... Pittsburg. Pa.
leorge F. Mueller Rock Island
Miss Fannie E. Willett ... .Rock Island
"harles E. Edwall Rock Island
Miss Edna M. Frels Hampton
Tfanu Beck Rock Island
IfaM Minnie liuber Rock Island
All the news all the time THE
We Are Not
When we tell you
that we have the
Suits in town. Come
in and be convinced.
Men's Flannel Suits 5.00
Men's Flannel Suits 6.50
Men's Flannel Suits 7.50
Men's Fine hard Worst
ed Suits 10.00
Plenty for Slim and Fat Men.
summers & la velle.
1804 Second Ave.. Rock Island.
Arcade Cigar Store
JOHN P. SEXTON.
Harper House Block.
Rock Island Agent for
's Perfect Pipe
See the Bnioke chamber (A A). All nitotine 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 won't upset your
nerves or burn your tongue. Made of French briar. You get only
pure, refresljing Bmoke without nicotine or dust when using thla pip.
We will be pleased to show the m to you.
choice: lots for sale:
In order to close up an estate I am authorized to Mil at a great
sacrilice 11 of I lie finest lots in the city. These lots are on Twenty
first and Twenty-second streets. They are high and dry. They huvo
water and sewer facilities, and also electric light.
These lots are r feet front by L45 Seel deep, and they are on the
Longriew street car line, and can be bought for less than you can
buy unimproved acre property in the same vlcinitj for platting pur
poses. This is an exceptional chance for any person desiring proper
ty for a home or investment purposes.
For Further Particulars Inquire at the
Court House of
FRANK H. KELLY.
Santa Fe, of Course
Travelers who know will jjo no other way
ir. 1). MACK.
Qenl Agent A. T. & S. F. K'y.
Three trains a
day to California
The short line
lenls by Harvey
Fine new i'lillmuns.
BOCK ISLAND, ILL.
Fauta Fe service will .surely please you
Rates Low Better Go.
A Study in
is contained in our stoek of new de
ftigns and effect s In colorings. For
rich and artitstic touches of colors and
tints and beauty of patterns they are
unrivaled. Decorations from then) j
are famishing! in themselves, nnd we j
will'do it at prices that are as attract
ive as our wall papers. We also carry
a stock of paints, oils and room
PAR.1DON a SON.
419 BKVENTKKNTII STREET.
Old phone union 213, new 'pbc ie 5213.