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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER l- 1D04.
J E W E- L
It's a Real Pleasure
it gft the m-al for thi family wl.rn
xiiu have a compUti- s--t of tf:
iry utensils. v.th a. n-w styi'- Jewel
t --l HaiiKe to i n.k upon. Yoii ii. v. r
l.efore saw vooil s!ovs .it tlic prices
Vr arc makl.M on tin in now.
You can put up with most any kind
of s.tove through the summer, when you
ill i not want to cook much anhow, but
io not make the mistake of trying to
live liming ll.e winter with an unsat
AJIen vMvers & Company
Opposite usurper Ho vise.
Being Heard in Demo
cratic Contest in Coun
ty Court. 1 CZ3
OPPOSITION IS WEAK
Number of Representative
Members Heard on Wit
SENATOR FAIRBANKS IN
THE CITY THIS AFTERNOON
Republican Vice Presidential Candi
date Gives an Address at the
Rink At Davenport Tonight.
Senator Charles W. Fairbanks, of
Indiana, the republican candidate for
vice president, spoke at the rink on
Have you noticed the new, snappy shapes
in shoes- now being shown by us?
LACE AND BUTTON AND
ALL SORTS OF LEATH
ERSAND THE SHAPES,
SPECIAL ATTENTION IS
CALLED TO OUR BOX
AND VELOUR CALF
LINES DOUBLE TT
A NEW. SNAPPY-STYLE
BLUCHER, IN PATENT
COLT ONE OF THE NAR
ROW TOE VARIETY.
At the rate the hearing of the demo
cratic contest is progressing before the
le.inty reviewing board at the court
in'i's'. the third day having been en
tered upon this morning, there may
not be a decision before tomorrow
Tin :e is no more telling illustration
of the weakness of the Looney case
than the fact that, as against himself
ind Pat .Mnl lane assuming to speak
r tlic democracy of the county, there
ave In the past two days been num-
eis of representative party men. m-
luding the officers of the organization.
on the witness stand testifying to
the regularity of the committee meet
ings ami conventions in which they
pai hcipaied. and against I lie actions
f which Looiiey is contending.
I'jirly it I u mil in on.
T. .1. Medill this morning, from the
tanupoint ol a representative demo-
rat, rehearsed the proceedings with
eference to the calling of the primar
es ami tne two regular conventions,
indicatii g the unanimity with which
the 'i"itv stood in opnosition to dark
ante-n methods in the conducting of
its -j Sails. .1. K. Larkin. of the Sev
nth ward: G. W. Wright, of the
Sixth; Frank Blochlinger, of the First
M. Briggs, of the Third, and Carl
ffctv Vhone .. 1721 Second A-Ve
For the Proper Garments
For Winter Wea.r
You should buy your Suits and
Overcoats at this store.
M ' J
WE ARE SHOWING ALL THE VERY LATEST STYLES.
OVERCOATS 44 to 52 INCHES LONG. DOUBLE AND
SINGLE BREASTED SUITS. PRICES NOT AS HIGH AS
ALL SUITS AND OVERCOATS BOUGHT OF US
ARE PRESSED AND KEPT IN REPAIR FOR ONE YEAR.
Suits, $10.00 to $27.50
Overcoats, $10.00 to $27.50
k 1 1 El -V 1
mmui Ni my usx
ROCK ISLAND. LL
Naab, of the Second, testihed as to
iie holding of it c primaries in their
v-M'ds anl tne selections ot delegates
to the- count v convention. J. P. Sex
ton. of the Fourth ward, and C. B.
.Marshal:, of tl.r Fifth ward, testified
is to the holding of t!ie primaries in
liitlnimii lt"levi Action.
.7. P Sexton, chairman of the county
committee, yesterday afternoon re
viewed the action of the committee
neeting of the committee, the occasion
for the calling of primaries in the city
if Hock Island by himself and Secre-
arv JJeorge P. Standuhar. Over eight
hundred democrats of the city. Mr
Sexton stated had petitioned him to
ill rinniie:-- on the same day in all
'he wards 11. r that there might b
t 1" -1 1 rind I to.x-r expression of the
j.ar'.v o;i tti" :sonnei 01 ine den ga
tlous that were speak for them in
the county coir, eiition at wlueli tliere
were to be uosen representatives to
the .-jt ate ( )ll ;it loll.
Inilomril by foiiiiiiiltre.
The county committee at its second
netting at the Rock Island house on
m; morning oi .viay JO. tne uaie 01 un
i-i t.iuntv convention, ratilied and
ndoised by an overwhelming major
tv i he actions of the chairman and
ecn t try in holding the city primarie.-
ll.it il'e breadetl'l.g ot the scope of tlli
oiini; eo.i.eiii ion. empowering it to
ak any aiich other action as miglit lie
t r ii - best interests of the party.
IS IT SUICIDE?
Mrs. Harriet Atkinson,
Aged 51, Missing
SHE LEAVES SUDDENLY
Sixteenth street this afternoon be
tween 4 and a o c lock.
The senator was brought to the city
in a special train over the Rock Island
from the west. He left his car at the
Twentieth street depot, from which
point he was escorted to the hall on
Sixteenth street, there was doubt in
the minds of the local committee on
arrangements as to whether the sena
tor wished to speak in the open or in
doors. In reply to a telegraphic in-
nuiry from Col. C. 1. Walker yester
day afternoon the senator said he pre
f erred a hall.
Senator I.. S. Met abe was excused
fiom serving as chairman of the Fair
bat ks meeting, owing to illness, and
Dr. CJustav Andreen. president of Aug
ustana college, was chosen in his
stead. Following his address Senator
Fairbanks held an informal reception
at the rink. He speaks this evening
at a rally in Iiaveuport.
Kenning, of Mendota
is in the
has returned from
THE SCHMITT-ERBS WEDDING
A. M. Rruner
Ralph C. Crugh has returned from
a short visit at the world's fair
Herbert C. Farbert has returned af
ter a short visit at the world's fair
K. (J. Fowier left this morning for
a week's visit at. the St. Louis fair.
II. (I. Orange is enjoying a visit from
his brother. Charles, of Seattle, Wash
I.yinan K. Parks departed last even
ing for a week's visit at the St. Louis
.Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Elmford have
gone to St. Louis to spend a week vis
iting the fair.
Mr. and Mrs. C. I). Dacker have r
turned from spending a week at the
St. Louis fair.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Kane left this
morning for a short visit with rela
tives at Peoria.
it. S. iirunt arrived last evening
from Omaha for a short visit with
Rock Island relatives.
Mrs. 1.. ( . ( olter leaves tomorrow
for a visit of several months with her
:istor at Ikn-ton, Mass.
Mrs. Chris Dilinger and daughter
.viargaret. departed last evening for a
week's visit at the world's fair.
Misses Ruth llavtiMick and Mar?
Culion departed i:ist !iiug for St
Louis, where they will spend a weel
at the fair.
Miss Mabel Itrough and Miss (!rac
Lane departed ims morning tor St
Louis, where they will :;pend a week
at the fair.
August L. Luckluni and little son
leparled last evtning for St. Louis,
where they will spend a week at the
While Preparing Supper for
Her Family Last
You Are Welcome as
Friends Rather therv
and you are not expected to buy be
cause you come into our store. Our
STEIN BLOCH Smart Clothes for Fall
and Winter have arrived, and we shall
be glad to show you how well clothes
can be made when talent shapes the
cloth., if you catch sight of a style
that suits your ideas, try it on as an
experiment. It will fit you. The mod
els are varied from conservative to
extreme shapes in suits and overcoats,
but each is marked by a strong personality.
Mrs. Harriet Atkin-on, 51 years of
p.ffe left her limiie V'l) Konrt eent II
street, at 5: So o'clock yesterday even
ing, arter telling the members ot tne
family that thov would have to prepare
leir own supper, and it is feared that
&he has dest roved heiself. The three
cities have been scoured by the po
lice, but there has been no trace ot her
Mrs. Atkinson lived with her son-
in-law. Clyde Case, and his wife, and
her own children. Mr. Case stated
that she had frequently complained
that her life was a drudgery and that
if it was not for her children she would
end her earthly existence.
TlioiiKl't n Au Krriiml.
Mrs. Atkinson had begun to prepare
the evening meal when suddenly she
dropped her work and walked out of
the house. It was thought that she
had gone to the home of one of the
neighbors on an errand, and there was
no apprehension felt until an hour had
passed. Then a search was begun
in the neighborhood, but tliere was
no one who could tell as to her whereabouts.
When she left her home Mrs. Atkin
son wore a blue wrapper and a shawl.
The members of her family know of
no reason why she should kill herself.
as her home life was pleasant, and ner
health was good, so far as known.
It is believed that she drowned her
Worried During A f ternoim.
Mrs. Case, daughter of the missing
woman, was seen by an Argus repor
ter, and said that though she knew of
no serious trouble that her mother
had, sru noticed that during the af
teni'nin yesterday she seemed to hi
verv much worried about. p( mething
"She had been busy preparing the sup
per," said Mrs. Case, "when suddenly
she threw a shawl over her shoulders
and said she was going out for a while.
It was supposed that she went to the
home of a friend a couple of blocks
away, and nothing was thought of th
incident for some time. When inquiry
was made we found that she had not
been seen at the home where we sup
posed she had gone, nor had she been
any where that we thought she migkt
have gone to call."
hniiuM of No Trouble.
Winn questioned as to whether she
knew of any trouble I hat Mrs. At
kinsou had had recently. Mrs. Cast
said she knew of nothing whatever
and though her mother had been some
what nervous and apparently worried
no particular attention was given th
matter. No letters or papers were
fo.ind at the homo to give any clew-
to Mrs. Atkinson's whereabouts.
Look for This Label:
SOMMER.S & LA VELLE,
5 1804 Second Avenue. Rock Island.
SELLING IT FOR LESS
Q Is what you'll find we are doing on everything In th
2 line of groceries. You will find by your very first order
S that our prices on good, dependable groceries are 60 much
R lower that you will continue as a regular customer. We
are sure we can please you. Will you give ua a trial?
Brazil coffee, per 19r
pound I 2"
9 bars Santa Clans nr
3-lb. can apples, ir
2 for IDl
Horse Shoe Tobacco, per AC
Star Tobacco, per ARo
10 bars Cudahy's Diamond Q f"
C soap OC
Best granulated i -l ffl
Sugar. 19 lbs I.UU
Kgg-O-See and Vigor. nr
3 packages fcOU
Quaker Oats, per re
Standard tomatoes, nr
3 cans t.OC
Standard corn, or
3 cans OC
New York gallon Qflr
3 1b. can Green 1 0r
Pure catsup, 3 nr
Gold Dust ir
4 lb package IOU
3 lb can I'gg Iflr
Quart botle q
Ammonia for OC
21b pkg. Cero-Fruto, Malta-Too
(lakes and Cerata Nut, 2 r
Seeded Raisins, 3 lbs. O C
2 large cakes Ivory ir
2 cakes Sapollo r
3 lb can extra fancy nr
sliced Pineapples uOC
Toothpicks, 3 large Ifln
Pure Maple Syrup, nr
quart hot t la OC
Yeast Foam, q
Shredded Coeoanut -i r-
RKMI2MBER TKR PLACK. NF.AR POSTOFFICE.
Economy Grocer Co.
51615 Second Ave.; old 'phone 169. new 'phone 54C2. Rock Island. Ill X
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Performed at 9 O'Clock This Morning
at St. Mary's Church.
Kdvvard Schmi'i and Miss Minnie
!2rbs wi re ir.arrh d at '.) o'clock this
iiorninir with a nuntial high mass, at
t. Mary s church. Rev. Father Adolph j Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Wellman have re
!( yer iH iferming the ceremony. J turned from Springfield, 111., where
Patrick Meennn and Miss Hannah i they have been spending a few days
Hrinn were the attendants. There j as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. K.
..as prtsent a company of the relatives ; Spi rry.
and frii nds. The bride wore white j j. D. Warnock. of lliis city; A. C.
silk trimmed in Irish point lace and . Railey. of ('oal Valley, and Rev. W.
t arried a spray of white roses. Her , m. Story, of Moliiio. are in Chicago in
maid wore white batiste trimmed with j ;ii tendance at the annual meeting of
Irish point lace and her bouquet wasii,e Illinois synod of the I'nred Ptes
of pink roses. After the service at j byterian c hurch.
the church there was a wedding j Three school nrineinals from Mus-
j catine, Iowa. Mrs. Kennedy, Miss Mc
i CVjy and Miss Herwig. are visiting
breakfast at the home of the griM.m's
parents. M2 Twenty-first street. Mr.
Schmitt is employed at Rock Island
arsenal. His bride is a young woman
highly esteeimd by all who knew her.
The coupie depart this evening for
?t. Ixiuis to attend the fair.
Tho Have Chicken Pie Supper.
A chicken pie supper is to be served
at the Noon Day Rest rooms on Third
avenue Saturday. Oct. 22, from to
S o'clock. The ladies are making a
special effort to have the men of the
city visit the rooms on this occasion
and see for themselves the work that
;he association is accomplishing. The
tickets are 50 cents.
the graded schools today
delegated by the school management
of that city to look into the ne-thods
followed in Rock Island.
GOLD MEDAL FOR A GOWN
Mme. French, of This City, Scores Be
fore International Convention.
Mine. French, of 13ul Fourth ave
nue, was awarded first prize, a gold
medal, for the best design of reception
gown exhibited before the Internation
al Association of Dressmakers, held
recently in Chicago. There were
gowns in the competition from ail
parts of the globe. Mme. French was
formerly of Cincinnati. She has been
notified that the medal will be for
warded her in a short time from New
AT THE HOTELS.
At the Harper-Charles A. Piatt
Chicago: Mrs. M. 1$. Fnright. Kansas
City; fl. W. Herman. New York; Mrs.
Lina M. Collins, St. Paul: Louis Gold
smith. Philadelphia; F. Kay Comstock.
Fannie Earl. Vera Ceskole. Arthur
Dunn. Clarence Harvey. Miss Ressie
Fi ankley. Miss Bessie Stewart. F B.
Arnold. Lilly Spencer, Debby Maimon.
Bertha Crompton; F. .1. Norton, Ma
comb: Mrs. M. D. Wells, Syracuse, N.
Y.; G. W. Allen, Clinton. la.; George
1 Sunberg, Boston; S. A. ail. Phila
I delphia; M. D. Rosenliel 1, Mediae; W.
E. Van Dusen. New York: S. C. Gif-
f.ird. city; Abe Rosentieid, wiuiam
Lindinthal, Chicago: James Cowling,
New York: F. C. Wright, Indianapolis:
T. M. Bond. J. Cole. Chicago: II
J. Norton. Macomb: John Mohl. citv ;
J. H. Boyd. Galva; C. J. Gier. Boston;
W. Dorsch. Jr.. Newark, N. J.; W. W.
Morehead. Aledo, 111.; J. W. Taylor.
Richmond. Ind.; Kd Mayer. Chicago;
Richard Yates. F. C. Do Ids, Spring
field; G. M. Cutter. Chicago; C. J.
S.arle, Rock Island; K. V. Van To!seii.
Beardstown, 111.; L G. Richards, N. C.
Leach, Chicago; L. Metzorg, Roehes-t-r;
D. L. Stewart. Cincinnati; K. K.
Levy, Chicago; Charles A. Pearson,
Peoria; C. E. Ii!inn, Chicago; L. Lewis,
New York; Charles Canon. Chicago;
Charles R. Corwin. Boston, Mass.: L.
L. Kamiford. Topeka, Kans.; D. Fen
nick, Chicago; T. K. White. Detroit;
Mr. and Mrs. L. Silber.-tein, Daven
lort; J. L. Simmon, Sherrard. f!!.;
W. D. Lemon. J. H. Blott. New York;
V. W. New hall. Kansas City; (i. F.
Stanton, New York: George Guinand.
Rheumatism Cured in a Day.
Mystic Cure for rheumatism And
leuralgia radically cures in 1 to 3
days. Its action upon the system is
-err.arkable and mysterious. It re
moves at once the cause and the dis
ease immediately disappears. The
first dose greatly lr.c-f.ts. Tc and
i t,v mtn flrr.tt.m. tec-
i ...i ' " t..i- ii-.n.i- r.iictDvA Sat.irdav at S:0S a. m. For further
I I . m ... , . V. 0t AA . t . .-. V-. T Ii w r .t -i '-, r
x- ?nn "Ti West Second iniormation can at or teiepnoue uiui, .nuatr j. !:"
j Wit seventeenth street. j vnciaiT.
Diamond Jo Line Steamers.
$10 round trip to Sr. Iiui3 including
meals and berth. Boat leaves every
Western Catholic Union, Notice.
Members of St. Joseph's branch No.
IS. Western Catholic I'nion, are re
quested to attend a special meeting at
their hall at & o'clock Thursday even
ing, Oct. 1.1, to make nrraiiKvii.enij
for the funeral service of Brother
PURITY AND CLEANLINESS
as to persons are so much a
matter or good bathing equip
ment that I wish to einphaslzu
our facilities for outfitting bath
rooms with tho best and most
sanitary apparatus. In such
cases it is to your highest intr
est to consult us, see samples
here and get our estimate free
STENGEL. 15he Plumber
Lost in Admiration.
'I'lit is wh;it you will t if yU -
. t your iaiTM rroin our Htoi k, it. wh
aim In gi-t tin- cxi lu.'ivc fculu In tlie i-ity
of tin: !': t mri mi fa-l uii-rs in tli biml-iit-ss.
W al. o carry u larjcf line of lin-Mirlt-l
liiirrn huiI Ihr - la diimml !
ottfl. Ilvi-rt our -lu;ii p.'ipf-rs lr nr-ti.-.tie.
I'i ii i s run from 3 cents to Yl't
j.i-r loll. fail and !' cenvlnci-d. V
also carry a lull line of moiiM Lugs of
4111 Sfv-nlrriilta Htrret.
Vfti '(ihonr Old 'phone 721 X.
PARwIOON (& SON.
410 SKVKVrr.KNTH HTHKKT.
New 'pbooe 62 IX Old 'pbooa 721 X,
J street, Davenport.
IF YOU NEED ANY MONEY RIGHT QUICK
You'll find it here. We also have great bargains in Watches, Diamonds,
Jewelry. .Musical Instruments, Suit Cases, Trunks. Clothing and unre
deemed g'Keis of all Un-
SIEGEL'S LOAN OFFICE,
ou are hKik'ng for bargains, ca i mi r.s.
'iZ) Twentieth street.
Old phone, W. SIC, four rings.
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