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THE ARGUS, MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 1904.
PURITAN" WKKI.KSS ni.lE FI.AME
Oil. STOVI-iS. Tli 1'urita.n is the bf-st
and most economical stove to ti" hai for
cummer cooking. It is absolutely safe
oud odorless; morn economical than
coal, wood or Ras-jlino. Kvery house
keeper should have "ne- of these cool,
bufe, summer cooking stoves.
A 99 M J&
Opposite .Harper House.
1 August Shoe S
Lots of people have taken advantage of
our clearing up sale all odds and ends,
sm&ll lots, etc., accumulated from the g
season's business. . Q
g JVctv Tone
Suits . . .
This is your last chance.
Men's Fine Suits at a great
sacrifice. Broken lots, one,
two and three of a kind, all
go. Men's Suits that sold
$15.00,$16.50. S18.00, $20.00,
$22.50 and $25.00
in the lot.
-;M I -U - Jl :
is what we are all after, and the pos
session of a North Star or Indiana re
frigerator insures sweet milk, crean,
and butter and many dainties that
would be unattainable without the re
frigerator. Because the summer it
partially over we are making especial
reductions on refrigerators.
because the prices on the
shoes and Oxfords are so
cheap. S3.50 and $4.00
lines closing at
Lots of other bargains
1721 Second A-Vc 8
Don't delay if
Window full of
Thursday. Avig. 25.
HAD RARE DISEASE
(Ira. Wllbelmlna Beebe, After Pro
tracted Saff;ring, Dies of
BURIAL TO BE AT IOWA CITY
Funerals of Miss Harrington and Freci
Whisler Take Place
Elephantiasis, one of the rarest dis
eases known to medical science,
caused the death of Mrs. Wilhelmina
3eebe at 2 o'clock this morning at
licr home, 527 Thirty-eighth street,
aged C7 years, C months and 11 days.
3he had long been a sufferer.
The deceased was born in Pommern
province, Germany, Feb. IS, 1S37, and
came to America in 1S50, settling in
Iowa City, Iowa. She was married in
that city to Michael Sturm in 1S59.
Mr. Sturm died in 1S79 in Iowa City.
In 1885 she came to this city with her
two surviving children. Frank J.
Sturm and Mrs. F. B. Gruenewahl.
In March. 1SSC, she was married to
Samuel S. Beebe who died the follow
ing August. The remains will be
shipped tomorrow morning to Iowa
City, where the funeral services will
be held at 2 p. m., from the German
MImm Ilnrrlnston I.nlJ at IteMt.
A large company of relatives and
friends yesterday afternoon at 3
o'clock gathered at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. F. R. Harrington, 1001 Twen
tieth street, and paid their respects
at the last sad rites of their daughter.
Miss Jessie A. Harrington, who died
suddenly in Chicago last Thursday
niornins as a result of an operation.
The funeral services were conducted
by Kev. V. S. Marquis, pastor of the
Broadway Presbyterian church. The
following acted as pallbearers: Prof.
H. B. Hayden, H. V. McDonald, R. C.
Willerton. H. I). Mack, H. B. Hubbard
and Harry Simmons. Burial was in
Mm. 4.IIK-1I I'rmel.
Mrs. Gittell Femel, of 22o'A Seren
tenth street, died at 1:20 o'clock Sun
day morning at her home of cancer of
the slonmeli. The deceased was born
in Germany anil was Ij'.i years of age
at the time of her death. She came to
America when 11 years of age and set
tled in N'cw York City. After nine
years' residence in that city she and
her husband came to Rock Island.
She is survived by one son, Adolph
Femel. of this city, a hatter on Sev
enteenth street. Funeral services over
the remains were conducted yesterday
afternoon at 1 o'clock from her late
residence whore her son and his fam
ily reside. Rev. Phillip Sosna was in
charge of the services. Interment was
made in the Orthodox Jewish cemetery
of Davenport. The following acted as
pallbearers: Simon Goldburg, J. J.
Taxman. Ilynian Lewis. S. Frankel, M.
Greenberg and Phillip Sosna.
KuiM-rnl f I.oiiIh Kreil W hlnler.
Funeral services over the remains
of Ixmis Fred Whisler were conducted
yesterday afternoon at 1 o'clock by
Rev. W. S. Marquis, of the Broadwa
Presbyterian church, at the home ot
the parents. Capt. and Mrs. William
Whisler. The remains, accompanied
by relatives and a number of friends
were shipped for interment to Albany,
III., on a special train on the Milwau
kee road. Services at the grave were
conducted by Rev. R. B. Williams,
pastor of the First Methodist church,
of this city. The deceased was born
in Albany, and lived there during his
childhood. The pallbearers were:
Carl Mueller. T. I. White. James La
mont, William Kinner. Worthy Dart,
of Rock Island, and John McCaffrey
MIn Adnlinr Smith.
Miss Adaline Smith was buried yes
terday from her home in Milan. Her
death was caused by consumption. She
was 20 years of ae. The survivors
are the parents and a brother.
Mr. Suxan Wrlton.
Mrs. Susan Welton, mother of
Frank G. Welton. for many years coun
ty clerk of Henry county, is dead at
Cambridge at the age of S4 years. She
settled in Henry county in 1S-15.
SEVEN DOLLAR STOVE
FORMS BASIS OF SUIT
Bruce Clow Sues to Recover From Sec
ond Hand Dealer Property on
Which Payment Vas Made.
A replevin suit to recover possession
of a stove which he had contracted to
buy and upon which he had made a
payment as filed this morning before
Justice McFarlane by Bruce Clow
against J. P. Williamson, proprietor of
a second hand store.
The stove was bought some time ago.
The cost was to have been $7. a pay
ment to be made when the plaintiff
drew his month's wages. After having
paid $5 on the stove the plaintiff claims
that he found the damper out of order
and he sent the stove to Williamson's
store to have the necessary repairs
made on it.
It is alleged the plaintiff refused to
make further payment on the stove, he
claiming that its quality was misrepre
sented to him. Whilo in the store for
repairs, it is said Williamson held the
stove and refused to give it up until
the remaining $2 had been paid on it.
The suit was instituted as an out
come. The court holds that the plain
tiff, having fileda writ for possession.
is entitled to the property. The case
has been appealed to the county court
by the defendant's attorney, H. M. Mc-
TRIP PROVES A COSTLY ONE
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Mason Lose Pock-
etbook Containing $50 on Train.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Mason, 1001
Seventeenth street, on arriving home
last evening from Beardstown, where
they visited with Mr. Mason's parents,
discovered the loss of a pocketbook
containing $50. Mr. Mason stated that
he had the purse when he boarded the
Burlington train at Beardstown, and
did not miss it until near Rock Island.
The coach in which Mr. and Mrs. Ma
son rode was searched, but no trace
was gotten of the purse or the money.
Fred J. Mueller is in St. Louis to
see the fair.
Charles Van Aiken, of Ft. Madison,
Iowa, is in the city.
Dr. and Mrs. C. W. Grafton have
returned from St. Louis.
Frank McGuinn. of Chicago,, is visit
ing his parents for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Buffum are en
joying an outing at New Boston.
Mrs. E. T. Dolly has returned after
a visit with her mother at Aurora.
Miss Florence Clarkson has return
ed home from a visit in St. Louis.
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Dolly and daugh
ter are at the Moyer, Petoskey, Mich.
Aid. and Mrs. William Trefz have
returned from a visit to the St. Louis
Mrs. A. F. Sala and daughter Mar
jorie are visiting with relatives in Chi
cago. Arthur Harms, who is engaged in
mining engineering in Mexico, is home
on a visit.
Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Girard and fam
ily left Sunday for St. Louis to visit
L. E. West and family, who have
been visiting the world's fair, arrived
Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Drew and chil
dren, Harry and Georgia, departed last
evening for St. Louis.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kendall, of
Sioux City. Iowa, are the guests of
Rock Island relatives.
Mrs. Ben Phillips and Mrs. E. C
Bernard left lastt evening for Gales-
burg to visit relatives.
William Ohrt returned home yester
day from St. Ixmis, where he has been
attending the exposition.
Harry, Ray and Alfred Patterson
left this morning for Milan, ?do., to
spend a week with friends
Mrs. Ed Montgomery, of St. Paul, ar
rived in Rock Island Saturday evening
to make a" two weeks' visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Stephens left
vesterdav for Jackson, Miss., lor a
three weeks' visit with relatives.
Mrs. George Turner and son Harry
left this morning for St. Louis to at
tend the world's fair for two weeks.
MIssck Hattic and Miriam Wilson
departed this morning for Topeka,
Kans., to spend a week with relatives
Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Peters, who have
been visiting in the city with friends
left last evenine for their home in
Miss Ella Wright left today to join
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Godfrey at Win
chester. 111., and accompany them to
the world's fair.
Gus Swanson. who has been in Mon
tana and Utah for seven years, is here
for a visit with his mother on Fourteenth-and-a-half
Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Butler, who have
been the guests of friends in this city
for the past week, departed Saturday
for their home in Joliet.
Misses Edna and Charlotte Fergu
son, who have been visiting relatives
in Rock Island, left this morning for
their home in Sibley, Mo.
Mrs. Sam Ranson and daughter
Alice have returned home after a visit
of six weeks with Mr. and Mrs. George
Morgan at Prabody, Kans.
Mr. and Mrs. II. F. Frankliousen de
parted last evening for their home in
Kansas City, after having spent a brief
visit with Rock Island relatives. .
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Janes and chil
dren departed yesterday in Mr. Janes"
automobile for an overland trip to In
dustry, III., where they will visit.
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Brough and son
Marcus left yesterday for Chicago for
a visit. Before returning home they
will attend the St. Ixmis exposition.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hansen and
children, of Dayton. Miss., arrived Sat
urday night for a visit with her sister,
Mrs. E. Strate, 621 Eighteenth street.
Mrs. Harry Finley and daughter.
Miss Bertha, departed this morning
for their home in Peoria after having
spent two weeks with Rock Island rel
atives. Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Neil and sons
Frank and John, who have been the
guests of Rock Island relatives, left
this morning for their home in Kan
sas City. -
Mr. and Mrs. F. K. DeValt left this
morning for Oskaloosa, Iowa, where
they will visit friends for a week, after
which they go to St. Louis to see the
world's fair for two weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Cleaveland Sat
urday evening joined the Knights Tem
plar special train over the Rock Island
road bound for the national conclave
of the order at San Francisco. Mr.
Cleaveland goes as a delegate from Il
linois. He and Mrs. Cleveland will
vlStt at various points in the west, and
will e away for about a month.
SHORT TIME HERE
Hirers and Harbors Committee Puts
In Five Hoars In Seeing Three
Citier, Arsenal and Canal.
THEY GO ASHORE AT MOLINE
C. H. Deere Meeting Them With Hia
Houseboat at Le Claire -Lunch-
eon at Davenport Outing' Club.
The rivers and harbors committee of
congress, on its tour of Inspection oi
the needs of the Mississippi river be
tween St. Paul and St. Louis, is spend
ing today in the tri-cities, arriving
from the north this morning at 11
o'clock on the government steamer.
Col. Alexander " Mackenzie, and the
steamer Louisiana and hotel boat
Katherine, the two latter having been
chartered by the Upper Mississippi
River Improvement association for the
accommodation of the distinguished
party. The members of the committee
who are making the trip are:
-T. E. Burton, chairman, Cleveland,
Ernest -F. Acheson, and wife, Penn
sylvania. Alva Alexander and wife. New York.
James H. Davidson and wife, Wis
J. Adam Bede and wife, Minnesota.
George F. Burgess and wife, Texas.
Wesley L. Jones, Washington, state.
Walter R. Reeves, Streator, 111.
F. M. Sparkman, Florida.
KDRlnrrrH In Parly.
Accompanying the committee is the
secretary, J. H. Cassidy, of Ohio, and
wife, and his assitant, J. H. McGann.
Representing the war department on
board are Brig.-Gen. Alexander Mac
kenzie, chief of engineers; Maj. C. H.
Riche, in charge of the Mississippi im
provements between St. Paul and St.
Louis with headquarters in Rock Is
land, and ' four assistant engineers,
Maj. C. W. Durham, Rock Island; Maj.
Montgomery Meigs, Keokuk; Capt. W.
A. Thompson and wife, Ia Crosse, and
Capt. J. C. McElherne, Rock Island.
Representing the Upper Mississippi
association are L. B. Boh well, of
Quincy; .Gov. S. R Van Sant
and wife, St. Paul; Ellis B. Usher. La
Crosse; and J. II. Espy, St. Paul. As
guests of the committee there are Mrs
Munson Burton, La Crosse; Mr. and
Mrs. G. W. Traer, Chicago, and Miss
Mary Dexter, Milwaukee. R. P. Bish
op, of Michigan, was obliged to leave
the party at Savanna.
Src Anennl anal t'l (!.
The committee was met at Le Claire
by the Markatana. the houseboat of
C. II. Deere, of Moline, which was tow
ed by the steamer Ruth. The visitors
were taken on the houseboat to Mo
line, where the site of the proposed
harbor, for which an appropriation of
$2,500 for a survey has been asked
by the city, and where they were met
by 10 carriages and a number of prom
inent gentlemen from the tri-cities. and
driven through the Moline factory dis
trict. Afterward they were driven
through Rock Island arsenal to Daven
port, where luncheon was partaken ot
at the Outing club. After luncheon
they were driven to this city, where
they boarded the Markatana and were
taken for a trip up the Hennepin
canal a short distance.
The Mackenzie, Ixmisiana and Cath
erine, on landing the committee at'Ie
Claire, came on to Rock Island, where
a supply of coal that will last until
Burlington is reached, was taken on.
Met hy ItontM nt t'nnnl Mouth.
The congressmen did not return to
the city after inspecting the canal,
having been met at the mouth of the
Hennepin by the steamers, to which
they were transferred, and resumed
their journey down the river at 4
o'clock this afternoon.
VUy in Dlnappolntfd.
Rock Island is disappointed in not
seeing more of the committee, not only
because it desired further appropria
tions for its harbor improvement, and
is particularly Interested in the Hen
nepin canal, but in view of the fact
that a banquet had been arranged for
on this side of the river it would have
liked at least to have entertained the
visitors at the Rock Island Club.
The Rock Island gentlemen accom
panying the visitors on their tour of
the tri-cities and the canal were
Messrs. William Payne, William Mc
Eniry, T. J. Medill. Charles McHugh.
T. II. Thomas, I. S. White. Messrs.
Phil Mitchell and Frank Mixter assist
ed in receiving the committee at Mo
line. Congressman B. F. Marsh came
up from Warsaw and met the mem
bers of the rivers and harbors com
mittee here. While the committee was
here Gen. A. Mackenzie improved his
time and paid a visit at his old office
in the government building of Rock
SPECIAL AT ADAMS'
For Tuesday and Wednesday.
Men's $.1 shoes $2.50.
Men's $1 shoes $2.
Men's $3.50 shoes $1.73.
Men's $3 shoes $1.50. .
Men's $2.50 shoes $1.25.
Men's $2 shoes $1.
All ladies', misses and children's half,
price. Buy your shoes now aiyl save
50 per cent.
. ADAMS. lS'H Second Avenue.
.Valuable Aberdeen-Angus Cow Dead.
Adel, Iowa, Aug. 20. Vala, consid
ered the most valuable Aberdeen-Angus
cow in the conatry, and tor whicu
$3.00 was asked, diyi here Sunday.
25 per cent Reduction
IViem's Fancy Suits,
25 per cent Reduction
iVien's Outing Suits,
25 per cent Reduction
from 4 a pair upward.
A' choice of ell little fellows suits,
Ocfjes 5 to 8 at
R.egula.r $4 to $6.25 suits.
SOMMER.S & LA VELLE.
1804 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
Jet&f iltiner y for
We show an attractive assortment of Ready-to-Wear
Hats for early fall. We are showing all the popular shades
of Browns and Bismarcks, as well as white and black.
These Hats are smartly trimmed, and the moderate prices
make them doubly attractive.
Brandenburg Millinery Store
Corner 20th St. and 4th Ave.
SELLING IT FOR LESS
Is what you'll find we are doing on everything In the
line of groceries. You will find by your very first order
that our prices on good, dependable groceries are so much
lower that you will continue as a regular customer. We
are sure we can please you. Will you give us a trial?
Brazil coffee, per 1 Q'r
pound I t-2v
9 bars Santa Claus 0Zr
Anderson's jams, 3 QRf
cans for uOVj
3-lb. can apples, 1Rr
2 for Iw
1-lb. package scrap OC
10 bars Cudahy's Diamond nj;
C soap vC
Best granulated . (t
S'ugar, 19 lbs I.UU
Egg-O-See and Vigor, nr
3 packages Ul
Quaker Oats, per o
package ; ...... O C
Standard tomatoes, nr
3 cans OC
Standard corn, 9 Pip
3 cans OC
New York gallon nr
3-lb. can Green 1ft
Pure catsup, 3 nr
REMEMBER THE PL.ACE. NEAR POSTOFFICE.
Economy Grocer Co.
! 1515 Second Ave.; old 'phone 1SG3,
H. E. CASTEEL,
L. D. MUDGE,
Central Trust t Savings Bank
ROCK ISLAND, ILI
INCORPORATED UNDER STATE LAW.
Capital Stock 100,000.
C. J. Larkln,
J. J. LaVelle,
IL E. Casteel,
L. D. Madge,
II. II. Cleaveland,
Mary E. Robinson,
E. D. Sweeney,
II. W. Tremann,
Estates and property of all kinds are managed by this depart
ment, which is kept entirely be par ate from the banking business of
the company. We act as executor of and trustee under Wills, Ad
ministrator, Guardian and Conservator of Estates.
Receiver and assignee of insolvent estates. General financial
agent for non-residents, women,
Gold Dust ij-4-lb
3-1 b can Egg Ifl
Quart botlo q
Ammonia for OC
2 lb pkg. Cero-Fruto. Malta-Too
flakes and Cerata Nut, 2 1 C "
Best patent flour, every nr
sack guaranteed I.OO
Gallon iieaches, OC
per gallon .' 4-OC
Seeded Raisins, U lbs. OC
2 large cakes Ivory
2 cakes Saiolio p
3 lb can extra fancy OC
sliced Pineapples 4.0C
Toothpicks, 3 large Iflr
Puro Maple Syrup, OC
quart bottlo COC
Yeast Foam, q
Shredded Cocoanut -i r-
new 'phone 54C2. Rock Island, 111.!
II. B. SIMMON,
Oat Iatereat raid oa Desoalts.
IL D. Mack.
M. S. Heagy,
IL B. Simmon.
Invalids, and others.