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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY. JULY 20, 1904.
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Call for the new Kinship.
-Snowballs'' at Wileher's.
For insurance, K. J Bums.
Buy a bone of Kejdy Bros.
TrU'ity To - el Supply company.
Y.-it Ixiiiy Bros, bargain counter.
Tin and furnace work at Wilcher.s.
Fur i,u:;.haggage. express1, call Robb's.
Spencer ft Trefs f'r Iraa or exprea
j. r r- ai estate end insurance, E. J.
lee cream ami iee cr'-am soda at
Petersen 'a, 1314 Thii-.l avenue.
Look neat. Join the new pnnltoi
mi club, 1909 Second nsenoe.
Have jroa ordered your ga.. stove'
Bee the People Power company.
7." -:;t silk gloves for 4s c-nt.:; the
balance of this ml ai HcCaaea
Walline Hand Ron, express anil
transfer. OIl 'phone te7, new
Far tin ani furnace work, see H. T.
Siemoa, l."'. Fourth areane. union Kt2.
Wilson Bros'. $1.56 negligee Shirts
f.ir 1.5 cents at Met 'a in 'a Pick Quick.
I).-. William II. Carl, dentist, corner
Twenty-third street nad Fifth avenue.
Qnunaphooes loam 1 to camping par
ties. I. IS. West, 1512 Becond uve-
"Buttoned up People,' by Dr. Robert
M ii. tyre, at the MoHae chautauqus
l.a'lii's wash suits, values to $''. to
doer out quick for $i. at licCube's.
Plrsl come, Qrsl served.
Double oven four-hole gase stoves,
ir each. Connections made free.
People's Power company.
Mr. ami Mrs. Herman Wallhetin,131S
Eighth avenue. are the parents of i
10-pound horn today.
Again ami nuain the early buyers
return for more of tboee Cordes furni
t ii r hartiins ;it Mct'abc's.
Hear lr. Robert HeJntyre's fatuous
lecture, "Buttoaed-np People,"" si the
Molina chautauqua tonight.
The great Sioux reservation in
South Dakota is open to homesteaders.
Fill- through F. s. Origgs, Pierre, s. D.
Our fountain is new. our glasses are
clean and our soda water is delicious.
Charles Ullemeyer, druggist, S3t Six
teen tta street.
Thursday morning si 9 o'clock be-
Lgtes the sale of all those wash goads
from an overloaded jobber at half and
j less at .McCabe'8.
!jitv Murrattiii; Vi ISA Oiii.cn i
I Bee hive, will give a lawn social T.iurs
I day evening, July 21. on the corner of
' Seventh street and Fourth avenue.
Dr. P. F. Purdue has moved his of
) Bee and residence to 4114 Twentieth
street. He will be pleased to promptly
attend calls day or night. Both
EUery's band is to appear at the
Watch Tower Sunday. Aug. 7, after
uiaJ and evening. ihe iil be at
Schoetsen park. Davenport, the week
preceding that date.
Only a few left at the bargain price.
Bnj one end got anotutr free. A bun
dred kinds of chronic disease remedies
:o Select fromat the Pru-ri-ta store.
Iftlo Second avenue.
The buyers of the Cordes furniture
last week at HeCabe's an- retuniing
again sad ngatn for more f those lug
bargains. A few days more and the
I best will be picked over.
.Miss Madie Williams, who has just
I completed the teachers' course in vio
i lin tin- Chicago Musical college, will
open studio at her home, 912 Fourth
MAKES LAST STAND
Five Jolly Days
and NigKts Starting
Meet and Carnival.
On the Pike
15 BIG TENTED SHOWS 15
In Front o Grandstand
8 MONSTER FREE5HOWS-8
EVERYTHING TO AMUSE
NOTHING TO OFFEND.
EVERY DAY A BIG ONE
CHEAP EXCURSION RATES
ON ALL RAILROADS i i
F. A RAYMOND.
avenue. Old 'phone ;it west.
The Steamer A. .1. Whitney will run
an excursion to Muscatine Friday.
i July Z . leaving Rock Island at 1 : 1".
j p. n.. Returning will leave Muscatine
at 12 p. in. Round trip 25 eeata
Teros k Coliopulos will open anoth
er f.rst clas shining parlor Saturdav
mornif- at 1805 Second avenue, lit I -liarda,
mm! and cigars of all kinds
( Shine, ladies and gentlemen, only Bve
i cents. Give us a trial.
Nathaniel Haker, night operator at
the t'.. M. & St. 1'. depot for the past
two years, has been promoted to the
Dnvenport station in a similar capac
ity. Patrick Farrell. of Marion. Iowa.
i snccecds Mr. Raker here.
j Alter weathering the elements foi
59 years, the Philip Simmon home
stead, between Nineteenth and Twen
tieth streets mi Fourth avenue, a one
story frame, is being torn down. Its
present owner. George Simmon, will
replace it with a modern structure.
The wui of the late Nels W. Peter
ma id Ifoiine. was probated in t!n
county court this morning. It was
drawn July SC. liH)2, and provides that
all 1 1 1- property, real and personal,
urn s to the iridow of the testator, Mrs.
Josephin Peterson, who is appointed
- i ecul rix.
Charles UcHugh. Warren II. Recs,
John Ohlweili r. Van Reeves and L.
i. Modgi have been appointed by C.
S McDanicis, chairman oi the commit
tee on county fair, to act with him in
the pc . binaries of that projec t. The
committee will have a meeting at the
Rock Island Club this evening.
Burning soot in the chimney to
which tin' furnace in the laundry was
attached at the home of CoL C. v.
Durham on First iivc . set Ore to the
Qpor late yesterday ulte uooii. Tin
blase was extinguished bv employes
of the People! Power company before
the arrival of the department.
Rev. J. A. Nyvull, pastor of the
Swedish Lutheran church, conducted
funeral services over the remains of
O. F. Osterman yesterday at the home
and the church. The pallbearers were
Magnus Peterson, August Peterson,
Anton Poss, Gotsal Olson. Nels swan
suit and Andrew Larson. Bliriftl Was
in C hi ppieanock.
Mr. anil Mr. John O'Neill, of Twen
tieth street, entertained a large num
ber of friends last evening at an in
formal hunsew aiming. Mr. and Mrs
O'Neill wi re former residents of h
city, and had resided in fJlit-rrnrd.
where Mr. O'Notll Ip the general man
aget or the general store, until re
cently. when the family returned to
Description is Corrected.
The description of the property for
which the Hurt is heirs have entered
claim whs Incorrectly given in the
story appearing in The Argus of last
evening, it is stated. The property
involved is the east half of the south
.vest fraction quarter section 3d, town
ship 18, J west, north '. Indian bona
Aarj line, being the tract extending
West to the west line of the Gen. Rod
man and l.ynde's additions, are bound
ed on the east by Thirtieth street, on
'he north by Fifth avenue and on the
sooth by Ninth avenue
Tonight at 8:30 p. m.
Dr. Robert Mclntyre
m hts famous lecturs
in his famous lecture,
TH r?OUGH THE GRAND CANYON OF ARIZONA AND YO
SEMITE TO THT GLACIERS OF ALATKA (Illustrated).
O w. Cummin In Final Plea tor
Iowa IOa B fore Orleitatea
to -tte Convention.
GIVE HIM MARBLE HEART
Attendance at Meetng Small and No
Important Contests are
Ds Moines. .July 20. A delegate au
dience greeted Congressman Hepburn.
emi-orary chairman of the slate re
publican convention, today. The con
vention is "stand pat." The slate is
already prepared and there was no dis
sension regarding the platform to be
adopted. A resolution will declare for
protection, with revision of the tariff
at any time it is felt necessary.
I ii in in in la II. rinl.
Des Moines. July 80. Gov. Cummins
in a vigorous defease of liberal tariff
and the "Iowa idea" last night created
the only xcitement thus far in the
Ratluring of delegates to the republi
can state convention, which went in
session today. He stirred up the
"standpatters." who received his re
marks with disapproval, but as they
.in in control of the convention the
proceedings promise to be tame. Gov.
Cummins' declaration was taken as a
Una stand for principles, and there is
little likelihood of any debate on the
Mill for I'rott-ction.
The governor declared the Iowa idea
Stood solely for protection, but for
modification of the schedules of 1S!I7.
He denounced those who declared it
to be democratic in origin and intent.
The attendance of delegates is small
er than in some years. There is no
contest whatever for places on the
state ticket .except for the railroad
conun issionship, and interest in that is
light Secretary of state W. . Mar
tin, State Treasurer C. S. Gilbertson,
State Auditor EL F. Carroll and Attor
ney General Charles Mullan will he
nominated without opposition.
PROSECUTION RESTS IN
THE TRIAL OF J. W. WARR
Motion to Instruct the Jury to Find
For Defendant Overruled by
Holding that no specific charge in
the indictment for embezzlement of
the funds of the Moline Building, Loan
& Savings association had been
proved, on the resting of the case of;
the prOBCOUtion in the trial of .1. W.j
Wurr in the circuit court at Cambridge
this morning, ('. .1. Searle, chief c oun
sel for the defendant, tiled a motion j
that the court instruct the Jury to J
And for his client. The motion, atte
It had been argued, was OVarjr oy
Judge F. 1). Hhuihhv.
Mr. S.-nrle enter-,! :, number of oth
er motions an effort to weaken the
lines established by the prosecution,
but adverse rulings were made prac
tically ip mi 0r them. The defense
Wtpacted to begin offering testimony
en the reassembling of court this si
YOUNG & McCOMBS
Store News For Thursday, July 21.
Shirt waists and dress silks, plaids.
Stripes, and fancies. $l.uu and $l.r
per yard quality, sacrifice sale price
per yard 59c
Dainty Lawn Wrappers yj.2T, qual
ity, sacrifice sale yxc.
Embroidered, silk and line linen
waists, always sold for 93.60, sacrifice
sale price $l.:v
Tremendous bargains in fine muslin
underwear, going at one half the for
Children's colored dresses LT per
During your vacation do not forget
to take along some good reading, all
the latest copyrights at greatly re
Women black stockings, white feet,
per pair 9.
Buggy whips, five feet long for Be
Horse hoods, 19c.
Horse's straw hats. I8c
1 1 Mich telescope irrips. 18
Men's shirt waists at half price-.
Ladies' parasols, black with fancy
'(orders. 1.7S quality for $1.29.
Nickle coffee and tea iots ."c qual
ity for 25c.
Three brass burner gasoline stoves,
regular fl.r.u and $" values go at 13.75
threat reduction on all refrigerators,
screen doors and window screens.
Notice of Meeting
Notice is hereby given that the an
nual meeting of the stockholders of
The Hlack Hawk Homestead Building
liian & Saving association of Rock
Island. Illinois, will be held at the
office of the secretary in Bengston
Block in the city of Kock Island, on
Tuesday evening. July l&lh, 1994, at
the hour of I o'c lK-k. for the purpose
of electing four directors, and the
transac tion of such other business as
may be necessary to come before it.
E. D. SWEENEY. President.
T. J. MEUILL. Secretary.
July Sth. 1904.
Black Hawk Annual.
At the annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Black Hawk Homestead
BaBdfag lxn & Savings asviation.
held last evening, the following direc
tors -re elected for a period of three
years H D. Mark, II. II fTeaveland.
Jonas Bear and Henry KIttner.
All the news all the time THE
STORMS WERE DESTRUCTIVE 1
Crops. However. Continue to Show ;
Showery conditions prevailed a
great, r portion of the week, says the
weekly crop bulletin for Illinois, with
Scattering downpours of heavy meas
urement in the central and southern
districts, accompanied by high winds
of destructive violence in some 10
localities. The temperature was below
normal the first part, but the week
Closed warm and moist, highly favor- I
able for growing crops. Corn main
tains a good condition and has made j
rapid adance. A greater portion of
the crop has been laid by. and some
fields are in tassel.
Oats are mostly harvested in the
central and southern districts with an
average Lr.md yield. In the northern
district the crop is fast turning ripe,
and barvi st will be general during
the ensuing week with a promising
outlook. Rye is in shock. Barley is
being harvested with a promising
yield. The harvesting and threshing of
wheat has been seriously hindered by
wet wear her. and a considerable
quantity has been damaged in shock.
Haying has progressed as weather
would permit. The crop has been se
cured under unfavorable conditions,
and a large quantity has been spoiled
Meager reports indicate a promising
condition of buckwheat. Berries have
been improved by rains. Grapes are
highly promising. The general outlook
for apples is poor. Gardens have been
revived and are yielding well. Pota- !
toes will give an average crop.
of 10c to 18c a quire
WW mm rockilAND,ILL
M THIRD AVENUE THROUGH TO SECOND
pure white, delayed
shipment just re
ceived, regular ISc
veMs, to I fg
close quick ,. AVC
Attending Galesburg Picnic.
A party of "," Fraternal Tribune?
in charge of a committee consist Ing
of M. E. Sweeney. Henry Kramer. Don
Shiiw and Miss Clara Hampton, de
parted this morning for Galesburg
over the Burlingum to attend the pic
nic and competitive drill to be hehl
under the auspices of the Galesburg
Tribunes today. The ladies' drill team
to participate in the contest will be
in charge of Miss Hampton, the cap
bought from an overloaded jobber at HALF PRICE.
Thursday morning at 9 o'olook
the slaughter begins. 2,000 yds. 7tf lawns for So.
All light colors, sheer, cool lawns in neat designs, full pCOS, take
what you want
1 ,800 yds. Plain Color Dimities
Batiste late stripe Organdies in black, navy, gray, helio. etc 18 l-2c,
15 c and 18c values, all, gr
all, all, at. yard . DC
$3.00 handsomely embroidered
India linen waist patterns, all ready to put together, neatly boxed.
only fifteen of these.
at half price
Strike at Dixon.
There was a strike on the new dam
;ii Dixon. 111., yesterday, when 4u la
borers cpiit work mid tied up the job
because they were not advanced from
$1.75 to $2 a day. The dam is be
ing built for the Dixon Bower & Light
The sky looks bluer, the sun Shines
brighter, a feeling of youth and
strength creeps over the soul after tak
ing Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea
35c tea or tablets. T. H. Thcimas. pharmacist.
1$ la fa lee
1822 Third Ave. Beta 'phonea.
60 doz. Wilson Bros'. $1.60
neglige shirts ....
Commencing Thursday we will sell Wilson Brothers pleated bosom,
coat style and regular style cool negligee shirts, all sizes, big collec
tion of correct oolorings and v.vK . Qr
styled, choice of ail at OC
Ladies' silk taped vests, pure white, delayed shipment Just received,
regular 18c vests, to close f ft
quick we say vC
Ladies' Wasli Stiits $ 1 .00
A lot of ladies' pretty two piece wash suits, made of Chambray, with
sailor collars, excellent values at S3, 4 CC
all that are left go at just an even " "
Jap Silk Waists
Nothing more comfortable for hot weather than these waists. We have
an elegant assortment for your choosing, over fifteen styles and prices
are below value. This for instance
Tucked Jap. Waists in white, with fine lace trimming, value readily
$2.95, these r f S
for H -OZ,
$1.00 to $3.00
Thursday afternoon at S o'clock we
will sell about Ivo Ladies' Fancy
Parasols, some slightrv soiled, were
11 .00. 11.90. 12.00 sad tlfi& each,
none reserved; take them while
they last, your
pick at ,
$2.50 Ladies' Oxfords
Several stylos of Ladies' Low Cut
Shoes, in kid and patent leather,
were $2.50, $2.00 and $1.87. will
close quick $ 48
The lot includes both heavy and
light soles in a good assortment of
widths and sizes. llemember,
35c Fancy Hose 1 9c
About 25 dozen Ladies' Fancy iose,
plain, lace and drop stitched effects,
in the popular black and white, and
white and black combinations, also
fancv colored all over lace Hose,
made to sell at 29c and 35c; ouf
I very low price Q
1 for 3 days JL7i5
We have the best and neatest suit case at the low st price yon ever
saw. The maker exerted himself to produce the MOS T POSSIBLE SUIT
CASE for the LEAST MONEY.
Basswood frame, covered with waterproof vcllili i. cowhide corners,
brass lock catches, valance corners and rivets, flat leather handle, all
the looks of a high priced suit case. Prices begin at :31.32 for sixteen-
inch and run by easy stages to the
big twenty-six Inch size at
To close quickly a lot of Paacy Per
cales, extra wid. and fine, good
waisting and shirting styles, we
will still these Thursday, Frjday
and Saturday g
at. yard , 9
THE GENUINE MANCHESTER
Soft Finish Cambric Ptrcales, ev
erybody sells them for 15o, hure'lu
linht and dark !OJ
styles, per yard M.&-Ks
75c Silk Gloves for
25 dozen fine double tipped FingoT
Sill; Gloves. 2 clasp, all sizes, in
black or white, at a saving of Just
i - .. : .. . l. . L. t . v.
. I ; IJUll III! I III' liniHUl K Ul L11U
week: 7.1c gloves for
Just L'7c saved see?
Cordes Furniture Sale
continues and the SAME
LOW PRICES will pre
vail until every article is disposed of. A 60 per cent discount means a $f0.00
article for $4.00; 50 per cent discount means $12.00 pieces for $6.00; 40 per cent
discount means all Cordes furniture that were $10.00 and $12.00 for $6.00 and
$7.20. These are the kind of prices we are making on all the Cordes Furniture,
Carpets and Mattings, as hundreds of last week's buyers will testify, many of whom
return from day to day tor more ot tnese Cordes bargains.
DRAPER GIVEN A SCORING
Tri-City Transfer and
Hauling and moving of all
kinds, lerce or small at reason
able rates. Daily wagons to
Moline and Davenport. We also
handle the; best grades of hard
and soft coal. A portion of
your patronmre is respectfully
solicited. Satisfaction guaran
teed. New phone GtOt, old 545.
Office, 215 Twentieth Street,
Rock Island, III.
he Boat Pelican
Will make round trips, beginning
Thursday. July 21, to
Andalusia and Buffalo
Every Tuesday. Thursday and Sun
day. and make landings at Grand Isle, Rock
ingham, Liuwood, and all camping
grounds where flag signals are given.
Hull Irate en irrntk klrrrl at
s Mi a. in., rrtaralas at 7 p. am.
Former President of Illinois University
Taken to Task for Doctrine.
Chautauqua, X. Y.. July 20. "The
bead of the public school system of
this slate preaches a doctrine thor
uglily an-American and un -christian.
It sets at naught the idea of brother
hood and mutual helpfulness. This
pagan spirit of selfish greed is diamet
rically opposed to tli' christian Idea
of hiving service."
Hi-lore an audience of New York
state teachers yesterday Rev. Alexan
der P. Doyle, editor ul' the Catholic
World, thus BCOrod Dr. Andrew S. lira
per. recently president of the UniTer
sity of Illinois and now commissioner
of education for the state r New
York. The utterance of Dr. Draper
whic h aroused the priest was delivered
to the graduating class at Illinois last
month. Dr. Draper at that time said:
"You need not expect that people
will stand aside because you have
come. They are oing to crowd you
The nly real 5 cen1 cigar to n-. had at the
only Real Cigar Store.
YOU KNOW THE BOYS Bosco and Clint
3 3 Newspapers. Magazines &nd Periodicals 9
and you will have to crowd them. They
will leave you behind unless you leave
Sentenced to Hang.
St. Uiuis. July 20. Lamhert N'ie
bans, convicted of killing Thomas
Ptuegel le-e. 2u last, was sentenced to
No Trace of Wellinghoff.
EShrin, ill.. July 20. No trace of K.
II. clliimhoff. former secn-tary of
tin- board of trustees of the insane
asylum, has -i been found, although
diligent se arch is being made by the
Bilks and Others of his friends. A re
port that he is in a sanitarium is not
SPLENDID PURCHASING OPPORTUNITIES
Women's Suits, Skirts, Waists, Jackets of
ail kinds at greatly reduced prices
No old, undesirable poods, but everything New, Fresh
Stylish. Come expecting some great bargains and you'll
not be disappointed.
The Sale of Shirt Waist Suits
which we startoJ last woek is meeting with . immense
success. You can't purchase the materials inthe Suits
for thopriccs wo an.' soiling them to you fill ready made.
THE BEE HIVE
114-116 W. 2d Street, Davenport
If you're r"ady to look wo 're f
ready v snow you koujomii iriu
greatest fur values over offered in i
the Tri Cities. Sec our Purs be-
fore buying. You won't regret it