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THE XKGTTS, FRITXAY, JUXE 23,
A Word to the
Every housewife who has traded at Shields' Cash Grocery
knows that the Shields quality is best she knows that
quality is not sacrificed even though the prices are the low
est. If you would know the pleasure of trading at a store
wiere the "cream" of the market is found at prices which
you cannot resist, then send in , your first order today.
Courteous treatment and prompt service are the rule here,
not au exception. Hadn't you better get started?
Fancy dairy Butter 17
per lb I 2w
Fancy Butterlne, i
per lb IUC
10 bars Lenox Soap nr.
Rock Island Corn, 2 cans ir.
Head Rice, per r-
Fresh Corn Meal, per r
3 packages Friends OC
Japan Tea, nr
per lb bOC
Java and Mocha Coffee, 28c per
Sfc :.:b!- 1.00
Large California 1'runes, nr
4 lbs. for sCOC
Dried Peaches, 3 lbs. 25 C
1 lb. pkg. Raisins, Ofn
3 pkgs. for tOC
1 lb. pkg. Currants, nr
3 pkgs. for 4-OC
Walter Baker's Chocolate. QQ
per lb C OC
laue syrup, gauon OQ
J3he Populaur, Pioneer
Are strictly in it. We put
on sale today 100 Blue
Serge Suits worth $15 for
Single and double breast
ed. They keep their shape.
They keep you cool.
M. C. RICE, Prop.
Large Queen Olives, ftr.
per quart 4-Ow
Sour Pickles, per nr
Dill Pickles, per n J-
13 bars Etna Soap 25C
10 bars Diamond C Soap JJfjQ
Gold Dust, large &Q
7 cans Baked Beans 0C
Paxton Sweet Corn, QTn
per dozen OC
3 lb. can Pumpkin, 4 r-
2 for IOC
3 lb. can Blackberries, nr.
3 for tOC
Table Peaches, per nl
can 1 2C
Gallon Apples, per nnl
Can Cream, 6 cans o f-
Malta Ceres, per j"
Force, per r
Ginger Snaps, per r-
INJURY IS FATAL"
John Cortis, Victim in Accident,
Dies at Hospital in a
HORSE AFRAID OF TRAINS
Cortis Thought He Would Be Able to
Handle Animal Owens Con
fined to Home.
John Edward Con is, the victim of
the runaway accident of yesterday af
ternoon, died last evening at St. An
thony's hospital from the injuries he
received when thrown to the pavement
from the buggy. Mr. Cortis. who was
32 years of age and unmarried, was a
native of Chicago. He had resided
here since childhood and attended the
Rock Island schools. On finishing his
school course he worked at various
stores in the city, and was for a time
employed as a bartender by Albert
Owens, with whom he was driving at
the time of the accident. He was em
ployed by a Chicago firm as a local
salesman of baking powder, and for a
time was a traveling salesman of the
company. He made his home wita
his uncle, George Simpson while at
He is survived by his aged father,
John Cortis. in Chicago, and three
brothers, William of Hinsdale. Rich
ard of Rogers Park, and George of
Chicago. A sister. Mrs. Minnie Mc
Kibben. r sides in Rock Island. Two
of the brothers. William and Richard,
arrived in the city last evening.
Coroner Eekhart was notified, and
this morning conducted an inquest at
the Knox undertaking establishment.
The jury returned a verdict that Mr.
Cortis came to his death from injuries
received in a runaway accident on
Fifth avenue near the Thirty-ninth
street viaduct. Irvin Cox. a farmer
residing near Hampton, was riding on
a load of hay, on his way to Rock Isl
and, and was a witness of the whole
accident. In his testimony before the
coroner's jury Mr. Cox said he had just
passed through the viaduct when he
noticed two rigs coming toward him
The one ahead, which was driven by
Jacob Ohlweiler, was moving slowly
but the other, in which were Cortis and
Owtns, was coining toward him quite
rapidly. Just as Mr. Cox passed
through the viaduct a string of cars
passed over the bridge, and this
frightened the horse driven by Cortis.
He called to the occupant of the rig to
get out of the way, and pulled steadily
on the lines.
Mr. Ohlweiler was driving too near
the curbing to permit the other buggy
to pass, and apparently did not hear
Cortis" warning. The w net-Is of the
rear buggy locked with that of Mr
Ohlweiler, and went on over the axles
striking the horse. This overturned
the buggy, throwing Mr. Owens to the
ground. As the collision occurred.
Cortis. who was raised in his seat, was
pitched forward onto the horse, and
failing to grasp the harness, fell to the
pavement. He was picked up by Sam
Willis, a bricklayer who was at work
on the new (Jriswold factory just oppo
site the viaduct, and by Mr. Cox. The
ambulance and a surgeon were sum
moned and Mr. Cortis was taken to the
hospital, where it was discovered that
his skull had been fractured and se
vere bruises sustained. Dr. 12. E.
Bradford attended him. He was uu
conscious when picked up, and did not
regain consciousness. Blood was flow
ing profusely from his nose and mouth,
and from the right ear. Mr. Owens
was severely bruised, but was able to
go to his home. He will be confined
to his home for a few days.
Afraid of Train.
A. J. I). Moelltr, a member of the
firm of Kautz &. Moeller, who owns
the horse Mr. Cortis was driving, testi
fitd that the horse is a Cyearold, and
had been purchased from a farmer a
little over a month ago. He said that
there was nothing wild in the animal's
disposition, but that he had cautioned
Mr. Cortis that the horse was afraid
of railway trains. The two men were
on their way to Coal Valley. Neither
of them had driven this particular
horse before, and it is said that Mr.
Owens advised that they take the
horse back to the livery, but that Cor
tis assured him that he. Cortis. wat
capable of controlling it. Sara Willis.
Henry Terry. William Morrison, and
William Horn, workmen at the Cris-
wxld factory, testified as to the nature
of the accident. Dr. K. E. Bradford de
fined the lujuries which the victim had
sustained. William Cortis. of Hinsdale,
a brother of the deceased, testified as
to the identity and his age and occu
The funeral, which will be private,
will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow af
ternoon at Knox's undertaking parlors.
RETURN FROM CONVENTION
Delegates from Aledo Meeting Report
The delegation which attended the
convention of the Y. P. S. of the Rock
Island Presbytery, held at Aledo. re
turned last evening and report an en
thusiastic and successful meeting. The
place of the next meeting was not de
cided upon. C. V. Tokiack of Aledo
was elected president and Miss Grace
Wright, of Galesburg, secretary.
Makes us think of cool shoes. The
best place to get them is at Lage-Wa-ters.
1703 Second avenue.
Addresses of Welcome to Delegates by
Mayor McCaskrin and Rev. F.
The German M. E. Epworth League
convention opened last evening at the
German Methodist church in this city,
a good representation of the league of
the district being: in attendance. The
opening prayer was given by Rv. C. J.
Moeller, of Davenport. The Rock Isl
and choir rendered several anthems.
The convention sermon was delivered
by Rev. A. H. F. Herzler. of Musca
tine. This morning the formal open
ing of the convention took place, wel
coming addresses being made by May
or George W. McCaskrin and by Rev.
P. L. Litzrodt, pastor of the Rock Isl
and church. Rev. C J. Moeller, of
This noon dinner was served to the
delegates on the church lawn.
Moline Man Started for Davenport to
Pay Bill at Cuda
hy's. Paul Kemmerling, who conducted a
meat market at 104 4 Twenty-ninth
street. Moline, has disappeared: The
last seen of him was Tuesday, when
he left for Davenport, where he said
he was going to pay a bill at the office
of the Cudahy Packing company. Rel
atives at Kewanee, Annawan and Oma-
ba have been communicated with but
they have seen nor heard nothing of
him. He was a prominent member of
St. George lodge. Knights of Pythias,
and wore a ring with the K. of P. mon
ogram on it. A wife and child reside
Hon. George A. Cooke of Aledo was
in the city today.
Senator and Mrs. L. S. McCabe have
returned from a trip to Chicago.
Mrs. George J. Gruber departed to
day for Los Angeles, Cal.. to spend sev
Mr. and Mrs. William Trefz went
o Indianapolis where the turners have
been holding forth this week.
Mrs. W. R. Mason and Mrs. Frank
A. Kerr and daughter depart in the
morning for a visit at Dts Moines.
V. J. Peters has returned from In
dianapolis, where he was in attend
ance at the meeting of the turners.
Mrs. H. E. Van Duzer has departed
on a visit to friends in Dubuque and
McGregor, la. She will be gone for
Mrs. T. H. Flynn and Mrs. C. J
Ramskill. of Thirty-seventh street, re
turned last evening from Milwaukee,
where they attended the head camp.
Mrs. L. A. Iiorman of 1217 Four
teeuth street, arrived home last even
ing from Harrisburg. Pa., where she
has visited for five weeks with rela
Jacob C. Miller and family left today
for Urbana, 111., where Mr. Miller takes
a special course in manual training at
the University of Illinois. Mr. Miller
is at present manual training instruc
tor in the Rock Island high school.
The following traveling passenger
agents were in the city today calling
on local railway men, M. J. Corcoran,
representing the Grand Trunk. W. J.
Seinwerth. of the Michigan Central. A.
G. Sherman, of the Nickel Plate, and
Jacob Halderman. of the Wabash.
The delegation to the German Ep
worth League convention from Foster,
111., composed of Mrs. F. Feldman,
Miss Sadie Feldman, Miss Nellie Feld
man. Miss Lydia Krueger, Mrs. Nuetz
man. Albert Nuetzman. Mi. and Mrs
W. F. Krueger. and Mrs. William
Krueger, arrived this morning on the
Rev. and Mrs. Rubert Swanson leave
tomorrow for Vancouver, B. C. Mr.
Swanson graduated from the Augus
tana Theological seminary. He and
his wife are in this city spending their
honeymoon, their marriage having
been solemnized last week at Winona
Mr. Swanson will take charge of a
pastorate at Vancouver at once.
Mrs. Felix Ettinger and son David
of Eau Claire. Wis.. Mr. and Mrs. J. B
Sax of Ottumwa, Iowa, and Mrs.
Charles Keller and son Ira. from tht
Philippines, are visiting with Mr. and
Mrs. Mayer Rosenfield on Seventh av
enue. Mrs. Keller is the wife of Capt.
Charles Keller of the I J. S. engineei
corps, who has been stationed in the
Philippines. She Is visiting here after
an absence of two years from the L'nit
LEAVES ALL TO HIS WIFE
Will of the Late Andrew Lindgren, ef
Moline, in Probate.
The will of the late Andrew Lind
gren, of Moline. was admitted to pro
bate in the county court this morning
According to the provisions therein
contained, all of the property is award
ed to Mathilda Lindgren. the widow,
and she is named as executrix of the
instrument, which bears the date Of
December 29, 1S04.
It's a mistake to imagine that itch
ing piles can't be cured; a mistake to
suffer a day longer than you can help.
Doan's Ointment brings instant relief
and permanent cure. At any drug
etore, 60 cents.
Rock Islard and Aledo Take Up
MEET IN ROCK ISLAND CLUB
Survey Will Begin Monday on Routes
Touching Joy and New Boston
Terminates at Aledo.
The Rock Island club, the Retail
Merchants' association and the Aledo
business men will not await the action
of the promoters floating franchises
for sale In securing an electric line
to and between Rock Island and Aledo,
but will take the matter up themselves.
The Aledo representatives have
been holding a conference today at the
Rock Island club with the club com
mitee and the committee from the- Re
tail Merchants' association with refer
ence to laying out a line and having
the work pushed to completion, with
the hope that on their right of way
real rails will be laid and real cars
will be placed in operation.
The local committees held a meet
ing at the Rock Island club last even
ing and formulated a plan for the pre
liminary surveys. Wallace Treichler
the city engineer of Rock Island, will
start out Monday on a survey of routes
that will touch Joy and New Boston
and terminate at Aledo. Sufficient
money has been raised to carry out
the preliminary work.
Air do ruoprrilM.
At the conference today the Aledo
representatives endorsed what had
been done by the Rock Island commit
tees, and will co-operate in the action,
in the hope that they will sometime
come into more direct communication
with the outside world. They arrived
in the city this morning, took lunch at
the club, with the local committees,
and departed this afternoon.
Cora ml t tern.
The Aledo committee consists of E.
L. Wolff, chairman; L. B. Morey. J. H.
Connell, A. G. Bridgeford. K. M. Whit
The committee from the Rock Island
Retail Merchants' association consists
of F. G. Young, chairman; T. J. Medill,
T. F. LaVelle, Fred Meyer, A. Mosen
felder. The representatives of the Rock Isl
and club are C. J. Searle. chairman;
I j. S. McCabe, II. E. Casteel. George
COMMITTED NO OFFENSE
William Crosby Could Not be Prosecu
ted for Failing to Pay Partner.
William Crosby, arrested in Daven
port on a charge of larceny, was given
a hearing this afternoon before Magis
trate Elliott, and the case against him
dismissed on motion of State's Attor
ney J. K. Scott. It had been charged
that Crosby sold a horse,' and failed to
turn the money over to Andrew G.
Smith, who swore out the warrant. It
developed that Smith and Crosby were
partners in a horse deal, and that tne
settlement had not been made, but an
this did not constitute a criminal of
fense, the case was dismissed.
VESTIBULE DOORS FOR CARS
All Rolling Stock of Tri-City Company
to Be So Equipped.
Vestibuled dttors on all the cars of
the Trl-City Railway company will be
in use by next winter. The employes
asked for better protection against the
elements and their request was
promptly granted. The smaller cars
will thus be made as comfortable as
the new cars built in the company's
shops in this city, which are all so pro
vided. It is understood that some ol
the new cars will soon he put on the
Watch Tower line.
Luther League at Cambridge.
The district convention of the Rock
Island L.uther league will begin its
sessions tomorrow. A delegation of
about 50 is expected to go from the tri
cities, leaving Rock island in the morn
lug at 8 o'clock.
ISLAND CITY PARK
Friday, Saturday and
Gome called at 3:45
(Sunday, 3 o'clock.)
1 Make No MisialieS
J SEE THAT YOU BUY YOUR FURNITURE AND CAR- j'
8 PETS AT THE BEST HOUSE IN THIS SECTION THE 'I
I Datveivpori Furniture H
I Carpet Company, i
123 125 Went Third Street. 5
g YOU'LL HAVE BETTER GOODS, AND YOU'UL SAVE .
g MONEY IF YOU DO. 0
X THE CONSTANT ARRIVAL OF NEW GOODS KEEPS J
g OUR STOCK FULL, UP-TO-DATE AND COMPLETE. !
g LET ONE OF OUR SALESMEN GO THROUGH THE
g STOCK WITH YOU AND SEE HOW WELL YOU CAN
g FURNISH A HOME WITH LITTLE MONEY. 8
g " HEADQUARTERS FOR PORCH AND LAWN FURNI- jjj
g TURE BEST LINE OF COMFORTABLE. DURABLE j3
g PORCH ROCKERS, CHAIRS AND SETTEES. 5
Men's SLiid Boys'
Your choice of Coat and Pant
Suits in Flannel and Wors
ted garments, regular
$7.50 and $10 ones,
at an even
Sommers & LaVelle
BRANDENBURG MILLINERY STORE,
Corner of Twentieth Street and Fourth Avenue
- Lrill&. All vecci able. Act di
rectly on the liver. They cure
constipation, biliousness, sick
headache. The best family laxa
tive. Sold in all parts of the
world for over royeare.k,,f;X
W have jut received a large vari
ety of the white linen hats of all the
latest thapee. Sc-me are trimmed with
the owl heads, others in breasts, whllr
some are trimmed exceedingly smart
with pigeon wings, and all are being
sold at attractively low price.