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THE ARGUS, FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 1005.
HENRY MEYER, ROCK ISLAND,
SECRETARY OF TRi-CITY
The annual meeting of the Tri-City
Florists association was held last ev
onina ar Rills ereenhou.se. in Daven
port. William Kneese, of Moline, read
a paper upon "The Poinsetta," and a
social session closed the meeting.
Officers for the ensuing year were
elected as follows:
President John T. Temple, Daven
port. Vice Presidents Henry Pauli, Dav
enport; Henry Gaetje, Rock Island;
John Stnack. Moline.
Secretary Henry Meyer, Rock Isl
and. Treasurer Adolph Arp. Davenport.
Executive Committee Harry Pills,
Davenport; William Knoe.se, Moline;
Henry Gaetje. Roc k Island.
Try a "Zibia."
Call for Improved Zazaro.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
See Esmeralda, only 35 cents.
Tri-City Towell Supply company.
Insure with Goldsmith & McKee.
Lage-Wattr3, up-to-date in shoes.
Kerler Broj., your carpet cleaners.
For bus, baggage, express, call Robb's.
For new styles go to Iage-Waters'.
For bud or express. Spencer & Trefz.
New stylish shoes at Lage-Waters'.
Be sure and see Esmeralda tonight.
Go to Lage-Waters' for good shoes.
Don't miss seeing Esmeralda to
night. Fresh eggs 15 cents at Hodges &
See those elegant shoes at Lage
Waters'. fresh eggs 15 cents at Hodges &
The new spring neckwear is now In
Sirietly fresh eggs 14 cents dozen at
That spring hat is waiting for you
at Lloyd s.
Strictly fresh eggs II cents dozen at
Best $5 shoes for men in town at
Strictly fresh eggs 14 cents dozen at
All the leading hotels, restaurants
and dining ears serve Mrs. Austin's
-Try Hi i
WE ARE TAKING THIS METHOD OF CALLING THE ATTENTION
OF THE READERS OF THE ARGUS TO THE GREAT CLOTHING
PREPARATIONS WE HAVE MADE FOR SPRING.
IF WE CAN HAVE THE PLEASURE OF SHOWING YOU THE
NEW STYLES AND POSTING YOU IN REGARD TO THE FAIR
NESS OF OUR PRICES. WE SHALL BE HIGHLY GRATIFIED.
WE ARE POSITIVE WE CAN DO BETTER BY YOU THAN ANY
OTHER STORES CAN DO. AN O WE WANT AN OPPORTUNITY TO
PROVE OUR ASSERTION.
We handle only the Best Cloth n.
made by the Most Noted Makers rd
the New Styles fairly sparkle v.tr
Spring Freshness v - v
WE GUARANTEE EVERY ART. CLE WE SELL. AND YOUR MONEY
15 NEVER OURS UNTIL YOU ARE PERFECTLY SATISFIED.
OUR WHOLE ENERGY IS CONCENTRATED IN SECURING THE
BEST CLOTHING. HATS AND FURNISHINGS FOR MEN. BOYS
AND CHILDREN'S WEAR THAT IT IS POSSIBLE TO PROCURE.
THEN WE AIM TO SELL AT PRICES SO REASONABLE THAT
YOU ARE PERFECTLY SATISFIED. AND SO LOW THAT WE
HAVE BEEN JUSTLY CROWNED AS THE STORE OF THE TOWN.
We trust You'll be in
for sx Look. Thtvt's
We are Ask'ng
Now 3 5 3 S 3
pancakes for breakfast. Much better
Ladies shoes that fit and wear at
Best $5 shoes in town for men at
Have you got your ticket for Esmer
Men's $5 shoes, a snappy line at
Lage-Waters Shoe company, 1703
, Second avenue
Nicely dressed chickens at Schroe-
Esmeralda tonight at high schoo
For good shoes go to Lage-Waters,
1703 Second avenue.
Knox and Dunlap shape stiff hats.
S3. Summers & La Velle.
Dunlap bats. We are the agents for
Rock Island. The London.
Strictly fresh bulk oysters 35 cents
per quart at Passig Bros'.
There's a snappy line of S3 shoes
for men at Lage-Waters.
Tax collectors office open from 7 to
8 o'clock on Saturday evenings.
Fresh dressed turkeys and chickens
at H. Tremann's Sons' tomorrow.
Walline & Hamilton, express and
transfer. Old 'phone 1070, new 5884.
Advance styles in boys" and little
fellows' suits. Sommers & La Velle.
W. H. Sieraon will do your tin work;
1427 Sixth avenue. New 'phone 574C.
Peanut candy and taffy, 10" cents per
pound, at Peterson's, 1314 Third ave
nue. All kinds of caps suitable for girls
and boys. Price, 50 cents. The Lon
don. A nice display of fresh vegetables
for your Sunday dinner at Passig
"Dutchess Trousers," choice pat
terns, $2.50 to fo. Sommers &. ja
Knox, Hawes and Stetson hats,
spring styles now being displayed at
Neckwear, all styles. Nothing but
the latest styles. Price. 50 cents. The
25 cents for knee pants, new goods.
They are great values
Knee pants, knee pants,
feast, 25 cents your choice,
& I.a Velle.
Sweet, Orr & Co., union made trous
ers and working clothing. Sommers
& La Velle.
Some good bargains in carving sets
tomorrow at the Rock Island Hard
Dr. F. B. DeGroot, osteopath, Krell
ABOUT 28TH MARCH
Blair Has Gone South to Bring
Out the 'Columbia and
Capt. Walter Blair has gone to Keo
kuk to arrange for opening the season
of the Carnival City Packet company at
that point. Navigation, it is announc-1
ed. will onen March 2S. when the Co-'
lumbia, which will take the place of j
the Helen Blair at the beginning of,
ihe season, will start on her first trip. J
The Eloise will also start out about ;
the same time. The first Diamond Jo
boat, the Dubuque, is expected along
about April 10.
The ice cleared out to the islands
aDove Muscatine yesterday, when a,
big gorge that had been holding at the
bridge at that point broke away.
The river banks were lined today ,
by people watching for the break in
the ice. The ice over the rapids above
the city is broken, and it is expected j
that the gorge will break between the
government and the Crescent bridge
some time this evening. Though the
ice has been known to stay in the
river at this point until as late as
April 12, it generally breaks earlier
than this year. The ice has gradually
melted and drifted from the two banks
leaving the solid ice in the middle of
A general breakup took place a few
miles down the river today and this
afternoon the channel was reported
open to above Buffalo.
The old man will not march today lie
mffint to oe in line: I
i ou mind last year he stepped along1 so
jaunty and so nne.
His hat atilt so boyishly, his shoulders
PtralKht and square.
And him near M). but as younsr as any
Twas yesterday his shamrock came.
"Twas Clancey sent it him;
And when he s;iw the little leaves his
eyes tri-w soft and dim.
And he sat down and patted it like 'twas
a baby's hair
The little bit of green that came from
far-off Coi nty Clare.
Twas like a man that had a Fpell. the
way he'd sit and look
And sigh about the way it grows along
the little brook
That runs into the Shannon "'Twas
the sons 't sanK," said he.
"That led me to the Shannon and from
there across the sea.
Hut, sure, this is the yoioe of home,
prown up so sweet and clean :
And like the love I bear for it. still ten
der, younpr and prreen.
It paints a thousand things for me I
wish that I was there;
I wish that I was where they find the.
green in County Clare. j
And long into the night he sat adream
of other days; i
He whispered of the boyhood paths, as
one whose fancy strays I
Hack over lontr-forerottcn fields and
then with eyes aflame
He look" d and looked into the past anil
whispered mother's name! :
Acushia: Norah'" . . - Sure.
Joy that hold him when he sighed. ' ' '
He dropped his hands upon his arm.,
and. dreaming so. lie died.
A Jul In his hand, pressed close against
his loi ks of silver hair
Was crushed the little bit of prreen from
far-off County Clare.
W. I). N.. in Chicago Tribune.
& Math building.
Our sale stock is
awav. Don't be late.
A fine line of boys" waists and knee
pants just unpacker. Price 50 cents.
Gustafson & Hayes'.
Stein-BIoch company suits hold their
shape and fit. Spring patterns here.
Sommers & La Velle.
Everything that's new in top coats
spring suits and cravenettes is shown
at Gustafson & Hayes'.
Stein-BIoch company cravenette
coats, all new effects at popular prices.
Sommers & La Velle.
For Saturday only se'.f-opcner um
brellas, worth $1, for 72 cents
know us. The London.
Our men's suits, they are of the
oest Iliahes l.nown. .u ,u jioj-m.
prices. Sommers & LaVel'.e.
The joa Americans dance occurs
this evening at Beselin's hall. Admis-
sion lo cents including reiresnmenis.
Rabbi Fineshriber on "Russia and
Her Modern Problems'" at Burt is
opera house. Davenport. March C".
If you tire of buckwheat, try Mrs.
Austin's rancake flour for a change.
Made from the grtat food cereals.
Have you reached the end of yourj
rope? If so you can get a longer one
at the Rock Island Hardware com
pany. One of the best selected lines
. : ., .... . m (t
spring siiiiis in ine iu, pine iumi
cents to $-1. is shown at Gustafson &
Serges and gray mixtures are ihe
j proper things in suits. We have them
in a!l shades. Trices right, too. The
Don't purchase a s;nt, rain coat or
top coat until you sec tis. We give you
the best makes at the proper price.
Caps for ladies, cans for ni'-n, caps
for boys, caps for girls, in fact caps
for everybody. Spring line now shown
at Gustafson & Hayes. j
Report your changes to Stone's city
directory, office northeast corner Sec
ond avenue and Eighteenth street, or
1 . 1 1
Campana & Co. are selling fine large
bananas at 10 cents and 15 cents a
dozen and three dozen for 25 cents
and two dozen for 15 cents.
i For granitoid work of all kinds call
on Ohlwe.kr Bros.. l.20 Sixth avenue.
Estimates fur sidewalks cheerfully fur-
jnished. Old phone West 5C1.
1 Don't buy your spring hat until you
In Stetson, Schobel and other high
58 inch pure linen un- q r
bleached Table Linen. yd..oOC
14 oz. nickel plated copper Tea
Kettles, size No. 8,
Fringed all wool Smyrna
Rugs. 3 feet long
Men's COc Rubbers,
Women's 15c Hose,
Mill lengths 10c bleached Mus
lin, while it lasts,
Good umbrellas, rain or
shine, at 2 o'clock
Shirting Prints, at
9c striped shirting Chev
iots, at 4 o'clock
Dainty tucked and embroidery
trimmed cambric $1 Night
500 lbs. best Moth
39c Taffetine Belts, with
large gold buckles
25 only; daintily embroidered
white India linon waist
patterns, Saturday ....
Men's black Socks, double heels
and toes, Saturday
Men's 4-ply linen Collars, eight
new spring styles,
all day, each
Saturday morning, white Habu-
tai wash silks,
yard . "
500 yards Dress Ginghams,
Saturday evening, yard
To direct sharp attention of lov
era of fine confections to our
candy store, we will sell all day
Saturday our unequalled 40c
2t() lbs. fresh roasted
Salted Peanuts, lb. . .
4G-in. Cream Bedford Cord Suit
ing, heavy quality, Sat
urday all day, at, yd
75c Rogers' highest Table
25 nickel alarm Clucks, usually
$1. at 10 a. m. Sat
MUSIC IN THE EVENING.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
grade makes of hats. Gustafson &
Pork tenderloins, spare ribs, neck
bones, pork trimmings, Boston butts,
, and all kinds of pork cuts received
Vu f f rotsli every morning at Gilmore's pack
ling house market.
You will find more new shapes.
,.., nH Kfvln, In i,inn Ft StofonV
and other high grade makes of hats
at Gustafson & Hayes' than in
ot,er one store in Hock Island.
If you want your spring suit to
look, fit and hold its shape a little
allies' Shoe Store,
V " " ' i J,
JVien's Correct Spring Clotfiifig
V U..&H . ffc- - , .ji 1 :' ; - WW
Young Men's Clothing in
Young men appreciate the satisfaction found in wearing exclusive pat
terns, snappy styles, clothes of quality that fit. We show complete assortment
and your wants are carefully looked after.
Long Coat Styles Suits Single and
double breasted, with long vents, made
in worsteds, fancy tweeds and vicunas,
in all the new .shades of gray, plain and
rt0"1:6! m!xtures:. ... $1 0 to $ 2 8
There is a certain das'.i and distinctiveness about our black unfinished
eds, aside fr.mi quality and style,
most discriminating dressers: two
Boys Clotking in 1905 Styles
Distinctively the largest and best selected display of Boys' Clothing in
the three cities.
Every conceivable new style is represented in this admirable showing of
boys' high quality clothing. A glance will convince you of the style, and a
year's wear, of the quality.
Suits, for boys,
and knee trousers,
Boys' Buster Brown. Utissian, Sailor
and Eton Suits. sizes 2y2 to 10 years.
Handsomely made anil trimmed in
many exclusive C O C O Cfl
Specials, Boys' Suits, all styles,
better than one your tailor can give
you, try a G. & H. special. This make
sold only by Gustafson &. Hayes.
It Is estimated, accroding to reports
from up river that there will be less
than 4u.00u.000 feet of logs brought
down river next summer. Tiiis is far
below the business done in past sea
sons. The first snake story of the season
conies from Rapids City. Last Satur
COMMENCING TOMORROW AND CONTINUING UNTIL WE MOVE (ABOUT APRIL 1). WE WILL SELL EV
ERYTHING IN STOCK, NOTHING RESERVED, AT A
WE WANT TO TAKE AS LITTLE A3 POSSIBLE TO OUR NEW LOCATION AND OPEN THERE WITH A
BRAND NEW STOCK. HENCE, THE ABOVE DISCOUNT. REMEME2R, NOTHING RESERVED.
"ITS A LITTLE FARTHER. BUT IT PAYS."
FORMERLY SIMON 6c MOSENFELDER.
New FasKior Features
in Overcoats, "Crave
nettes" and Suits
The refined stylj, perfect workmanship and faultless
fabrics reveal a surpassing excellence, attained through
the consrant insistence of this store.
In addition to this comprehensive
Men's Suits, single and double breasted, all the smartest
new features of the spring fashions longer coats and
trousers in semi-pegtop shapes. In the double breasted, the
long lapel is. more than ever, a notable feature.
Prices Range from S10 to S35.
Men's Top Coats, in cov
ert cloths, worsteds, thib
ets. vicunas, cut full in
box style, black, grays
$10 to $28
SPECIAL Men's Spring Suits, made of fancy Scotch
worsteds, cassimerts, tweed q , J t Cf
unequalled values O.OU allQ O.OU
that satisfies the
Norfolk and two-piece
8 to 16, knickerbockers
Boys' two-piece Suit, in Norfolks,
single and double breasted styles,
with knickerbocker pants, in serges,
tweeds, in all the popular shades of
gray and blue; -r r-r Q QC
specials at Uvj 0vU
good wearing qualities,
day C. L. Jackson killed one. The
reptile was lying on the bank of a
creek, enjoying the warm sun when
Mr. Jackson came along.
The Prairie Oil & Gas company
which is building pipe lines along the
Santa Kc right of way through this
!-tate has purchased from Judge Craig
of Galesburg a tract of 20 acres '
land near Dahinda, 111., the price paid
being $1,500. The company intends
ELP US MOVE
lO PER CENT
display, distinctively the largest and
best selected stock in the three cities,
occupying an entire building, the fol
lowing items are offered to emphasize
the supremacy of this store in unusual
Men's Cravenette Rain
Coats, in long, hxise box
effects, light and dark
grays and tans, plain or
ending on the land a pumping sta
tion to cost in the neighborhood of
$15,0(p0 to $20,009. .
A course of lecture on Russia will
lie given under tli auspices of t!.
D. A. R. at the Rock Island public
library beginning tomorrow afternoon
at 1 o'clock. $1 for the course of five
lectures. Tickets may be secured
from any niMiih r of the 1). A. R. and
at the public. library.
Fourth Avenue and