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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1900.
WINTER GGATS REDUCED
$3.95 From $15; $9.95 From $25.
HTHESE decidedly forceful reductions go
into effect tomorrow morning and are
an effort to make a final clearance of all
women's winter coats in accordance with
our strict policy to close out all goods in
their season, which, together with the ex
pansion alterations in progress and the
arrival of spring goods, make it imperative
that all winter coats be sold at once.
AT $3.95 Some of (he smartest stylos of the season chic, 43 and 50
Inch Empire and loose-fitting modes. The cloths were selected for
their splend'd wearing qualities, and include cheviots, kerseys and nov
elties, in the season's best shades. Originally priced
$12.50 and $15; choice now
AT $9.93 At this price you tfik'j your pick of coals that were $22.i"o
anil $25: 45, 4? and rMnch eoa:s that retlcct the highest skill of the
expert tailor. Cheviots, covert, kerstys and mixtures, in black, brown
and blue; included are four fine cravenettcs in tan and
olive; choice now
FUR LINED COATS A few fur lined coats that si ill remain because
of the June-tike weather, have been reduced to a fraction of their first
prices. Ktrsey coats in black and brown; squirrel and river mink.
lined, and two have fur collars. They were $U.H5 and
$25. these being minced prices; choice now
BRING BODY HERE
William Edgington, Who Died ir.
Washington, Laid to Rest
in This County.
RECENTLY REMOVED TO IOWA
Miss Helen M. Burklund Passes Away
After Year of Illness Funeral
at Home Friday Afternoon.
Nebraska Queen Flour
J. M. SCHAAB.
William Edgington, who recently re
moved from this county to Washington,
Iowa, died at his home last night. The
remains will be brought to Reynolds
for burial, the funeral services being
held in the Methodist church of the
village Friday morning at 11 o'clock.
Mr. Edgington was a son of John
Edgington, one of the early settlers of
ihis county and of the family that gave
to the township and postoffice its name,
He was aged CG, and long a prominent
farmer. He is survived by his wife and
three sons and two daughters. The sons
are Charles of Ainsworth, Iowa, Ever
ett of Washington. Iowa, Frank of
Washington, D. C. The daughters are
Mrs. Richard Danielson of Ainsworth
Iowa, and Susan who lives at the home
Miss Helen Marie Burklund, who re
sided with her mother, Mrs. Anna An
iierson, at ttie corner or Fifth avenue
and Fifteenth street, died last evening
at 8:15. She was 27 years of age and
a native of Sweden, having come to
this country when she was 3 years old
For four years she was a clerk in the
shoe department of the McCabe store,
but about a year ago became ill with
typhoid fever. After being confined
at St. Anthony's hospital for 13 weeks
she recovered from this sickness, but
was a victim of tuberculosis. For
months she has been fighting this af
fliction, living in a tent, which has
come to be the approved course for
persons so afflicted. Besides her
mother she leaves three sisters. Lena,
Dolphin e and Mrs. J. M. Shields of
this city, and a brother. Fred, who re
sides, in Moline. The funeral will be
held at the home Friday afternoon at
2 o'clock. Rev. H. YV, Reed conducting
MAKES THE BEST BREAD.
Tel. W. 155.
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Society news, written or telephoned
to th society editor of The Argus, will
be Klauly received and published. Hut
In either case the identity of the sender
must be made known, to insure reliabil
ity. Written notices should bear sig
nature and address.
Valentine Social. This evening, at
the First Swedish Lutheran church, the
young people's society will give a val
entine social, at which time the fol
lowing program will be carried out:
Song Church choir.
Recitation Edna Anderson.
Selection Mondolin club.
Recitation Florence Johnson.
Vocal duet Minnie Johnson, Nellie
Trombone solo Clark Swanson.
Recitation Ellen Rosene.
Selection Mandolin club.
Eli Mosenfelder is in the east on a
Dr. B. F. Hall left for Chicago last
evening on business. .
Capt. D. W. Wisherd, of the Acme
Packet company, Is in Minneapolis
and St. Paul on business.
Mrs. S. R. Van Sant, wife of the for
mer governor of Minnesota, is a patient
at a sanitarium at Battle Creek, Mich.,
suffering With a broken arm.
Miss Anna McGuinn has gone to Chi
cago to be in attendance today at the
marriage of her brother. Dr. James Mc
Guinn, to Miss Mabel Carroll.
Fred Duchardt, who has been em
ployed as night seal clerk of the C,
R. I. & P. during the last two years,
has resigned his position and will
travel for Swift & Co.
M. H. Sexton, president of the Rock
Island Base Ball association, and
James T. Hayes, owner of the Daven
port Three-Eye club, left this after
noon for Peoria to attend the meeting
tomorrow at which the schedule con
test is expected to be settled.
H. W. Sommers, formerly manager
of the Hotel Harms in this city, and
later manager of the Manufacturers in
Moline, is in the tri-cities on a visit.
He is accompanied by his wife, who is
seeking a change for the benefit of her
health. Mr. Sommers is now manager
of the Anthony Wayne club, of Fort
DATE IS MAY 14
Republican Committee Fixes
Time for Holding Party's
HON. JAMES M'KINNEY THERE
Resolution Suggesting County Conven
tions Endorse No Candidates is
Springfield. 111.. Feb. 1 4. ( Special)
The republican state central commit
tee met today in the Lei and hotel in
this city and called the state conven
tion for 10 o'clock Monday morning.
May 14. in the state arsenal at Spring
field. There were no other candidates
for the place.
The ratio of representation is one
votefor every 400 voters or majority
fraction thereof cast for Roosevelt for
Gov. Deneen and Congressman Mc
Kinney of Aledo, delivered addresses.
A resolution was passed by unanimous
vote suggesting that country commit
tees do not pass resolutions endorsing
any candidate. W. L. Baldwin of Lin
coln, was the only man who opposed
the motion. He said county commit
tees would probably do as they pleased
MUSIC BY PUPILS
High School Orchestra and Glee
Club Gives Program
IS SECOND ANNUAL CONCERT
Oratorical Contest Preliminary to One
in Minneapolis Held March 2 at
LOCAL WEN DELEGATES TO
SUPREME COURT OF HONOR
g Is all it takes this week to pos- g
sess a Suit or an
& worm aoouT aouoie. a
& We have placed on sale
g about 200 pairs of Trousers at 8
99c, $1.99, $2.99, $3.99.
Every pair a decided bargain.
YOU KNOW US.
M. C. R.ICE, Prop.
Mead-Harm Nuptials. The mar
riage of Miss Anna Hahn and Leonard
H. Mead, of Junction City. Kans., was
solemnized yesterday afternoon at C
o'clock at the home of the bride's par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. Christian Ilahn,
1105 Fourth avenue. The ceremony
which was witnessed by a small com
pany of relatives and friends, was per
formed by Rev. R. IJ. Williams, pastor
of the First M, K. church. Mr. Mead
is a machinist, employed at. Junction
City, where the couple will make their
Knights Templar Party. The fourth
of the series of parties by Rock Island
Commandery No. IS, Knights Templar.
war given at the Masonic temple last
evening, and was largely attended, not
wiihstanding the unfavorable weather.
This was the first social affair given at
the temple since the redecoration of
the quarters, but the formal opening
will not occur until Friday evening.
Refreshments were served during the
McGuinn-Carroll. The marriage of
Dr. J. J. McGuinn, formerly of this
city and now of Chicago, and Miss
Helen Mabel Carroll, took place this
afternoon at St. Malachy's churcti,
Chicago, Father Callaghcn officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. John M. Carroll, of 855 West Mon
roe street. After a three weeks' bridal
tour to Cuba. Mr. and Mrs. McGuinn will
take up their residence in Lincoln
Wedding and Reception. The mar
riage of Miss Anna Rosenfield and Da
vid Gellerman was solemnized last ev
ening at the Beth Israel synagogue,
Rabbi M. Goldman officiating. Follow
ing the ceremony at the synagogue a
wedding feast and reception was held
at Beselin's hall, a large company of
friends of the young people being in
attendance. The couple will reside at
1128 Tenth avenue.
Outing Club Party. The Tri-City
0 Outing club gave a valentine party at
0 , Rosenstein halt, Moline, last evening.
0 The hall was elaborately decorated
jej J with red hearts. Refreshments were
j served to about fifty couples and a
' most enjoyable evening was spent.
0 No one would ever be bothered with
0 constipation if everyone knew hownat
0 urally and quickly Burdock Blood Bit-
0 ters regulates the stomach and bow-
Dr. C. T. Foster and H. M. McCaskrin
on Delegation Instructed for
Springfield. IU.. Feb. 14 (Special)
Dr. C. T. Foster and n,'M. McCask
rin of Rock Island, and J. B. Eckhart
of Taylor Ridge, were elected by the
state convention of the Court of Honor
as delegates to the supreme meeting at
Detroit, Mich., with instructions to
vote for the reelection of Supreme
Chancellor A. L. Hereford, Supreme
Treasurer 15. F. Workman and Supreme
Treasurer W. E. Robinson.
REFUSES THE INJUNCTION
Cooper Onable to Get Order Against
In the district court of Scott county
yesterday Judge House refused to
grant the injunction against Sheriff
McArthur petitioned for by C. T. Coop
er, an attorney. The allegations set
up were that the sheriff had interfered
with the practice of law of the peti
tioner by influencing the prisoners
against him. The trouble between
these two men has been in progress
for some time, but McArthur has been
at all times victorious.
The second annual concert of the
Rock Island high school orchestra will
be given in the assembly hall of the
school Friday evening at S o'clock. Un
der the able direction of Edward Bleu
er and mangement of Earl Bowlby,
they have secured an enviable reputa
tion which it is guaranteed will be
maintained in the future. All those
who have in any way been connected
with the orchestra have spared no
time or labor in preparation for the
evening's entertainment. Besides the
musical numbers of the orchestra
those present will have the pleasure
of listening to the high school glee
club which has also been practicing
hard under the leadership of Prof. Nor
ris and Prof. Philbrook. The program
to be given is as follows:
"Trumpeter's March" Orchestra.
Song Glee club.
Selection "Isle of Bong Bong" Or
chestra. Cello solo Hazel M linger.
Waltz song. "Just for Fun" Orches
tra. Song Glee club.
Instrumental quintet, "Mayor of To
kio" Hazel Munger, Charles Mont
gomery, Florence Schneider, Earl
Bowlby, Prof. Ed Bleuer.
Two-step, "Silver Heels" Orchestra.
The 17 parts in the orchestra will be
taken by the following iersons:
Earl Bowlby. piano; Charles Mont
gomery, clarinet; Hazel Munger, cello;
Ben Laflin. first cornet; Smilh Fergu
son, second cornet; Arthur Hamilton,
bass; Bessie- Bein, Arthur Weckel,
Theresa Nelson, first violins: Roy
Streckfus. Ruth Johnson. Robert
Nourse. Kittie Lyons, second violins;
Sewall Collins, Harry Mills, Earnest
Nicholas,' mandolins; Roy Collins,
Following are the names of those of
the Rock Island high school glee club:
Herman Ehrhorn, Ralph Souders,
George Sheldon, Edward Strate, George
Schneider, Stewart Marquis. Henry
Kinner. Ben Laflin. Earnest Nicholas,
Leo Kaupke, Herman Heimbeck, Je
rome O'Conner. Edward Brein, Wal
lace Morse, Earl Bowlby, Charles
Woodin, Otto Jahns. Earl Frazer, Fred
The preliminary oratory and declam
atory contest which will decide the
school representatives at Sianley hall.
Minneapolis, June 1, and other contests
will be held in the assembly room of
the high school building Friday, March
2. Several have already signified their
intentions of competing and many
more are expected to enter. The ma
terial for this line of work is abund
antly found in the high school.
The senior class is making arrange
ments for commencement week and
also for the class play which will be
held early in the spring. A meeting
was held yesterday after schoo and
the following committee was appointed
to meet the faculty and select speak
ers Thursday evening: Clara Crawford.
chairman. Bonnie Wagner, B'nnch
Smith, John Dctloff, and Leon Liitt.
WHY NOT HAVE A DELIGHTFUL CALIFORNIA CLIMATE
ALL THIS WINTER IN YOUR HOME? THE EXPENSE OF
PUTTING IN ONE OF "OUR OWN" HOT WATER HEATINQ
PLANTS IS NO MORE THAN THE COST OF ONE TRIP,
AND THEN YOU CAN HAVE THIS DELIGHTFUL, EVEN
TEMPERATURE AND HEALTHFUL ATMOSPHERE EVERY
WINTER IN THE FUTURE WITHOUT EXTRA COST.
COLD WEATHER HAS NOT COME YET. YOU CAN
STILL HAVE THE APPARATUS PUT IN IN PLENTY OF
TIME AND ENJOY ITS USE BEFORE SPRING COMES. '
WE HAVE EVERYTHING ON HAND TO DO THE WORK.
NO WAITING, PROMPT SERVICE, SATISFACTORY WORK.
TELEPHONE OR CALL ON US AND GET OUR ESTI- ;
MATE IT COSTS YOU NOTHING.
Allen. Mvers Company
FORMALLY OPEN HALL
Allouez Council, K. of C, to Give Re
ception in New Quarters Feb. 20.
The new quarters of Allouez council.
No. C58, Knights of Columbus, in the
Fries building on Second avenue, will
be formally opened next Tuesday even
ing, when the council will give a re
ception for members and ladies. A
program of addresses and musical
numbers will be given, followed by
dancing. The hall is now nearly com
pleted, and is one of the finest in this
Charles Johnson, who was one of the
men charged with keeping his saloon
open on Sunday, pleaded guilty in the
county court this morning and was
fined $40 and costs.
Hon. Frank S. Regan, the cartoonist,
who will appear at Broadway' Presby
terian church tomorrow evening un
der the auspices of the Young People's
association, is highly praised wher
ever he has lectured.; The Freeport
Journal, In reporting a Y. M. C. A. en
tertainment says: "He drew pictures
rapidly; made transformation marvel-
ously, talked instructively. Mr. Regan
produced some excellent humorous IV
Act Relating to Towns, Cities and
Counties Passed Upon at
Chicago, Feb. 14. Judge Tuthill, in
the circuit court of Cook county, today
rendered an opinion declaring uncon
stitutional the act of the Illinois legis
lature of 1905 making salaries of offi
cials and employes of cities, towns and
counties subject to garnishment.
Notice is hereby given that the firm
of Strecker & Nelson, heretofore exist
ing between Daniel C. Strecker and
N. II. Nelson, has been dissolved by
mutual consent. Daniel C. Strecker
will continue to conduct said business
and will pay all debts and collect all
DANIEL C. STRECKER,
N. H. NELSON.
There will bo a meeting of the own
ers of lots in Calvary cemetery at St.
Joseph's church, next Sunday after
noon at 3 o'clock, to devise means for
the improvement and future care of
the whole cemetery. The Catholics of
the three cities and neighboring places
who are interested should endeavor to
be present at this meeting.
At the Big Rink.
The first masquerade skate will he
Feb. 14. Go and enjoy yourself. Four
prizes will be awarded. Leave names
at the office and have skates reserved.
Don't forget the date.
It arouses energy, develops and stim
ulates nervous life, arouses the cour
age of youth. It makes you young
agaju. .That's what Hollister's Rocky
Moifntajn' Tea will do. 35 cents; tea
Or tablets. T. IL Thomas' pharmacy.
ROCK ISLAND FUEL CO.,
For the Best
mi a . i v
Office 23d St. and 3d Ave.
Jvist Stop to Consider the
Money Saving Advantages
To you of this great End-of-Seascn offering of smart cloth
ing. You can purchase garments to finish out the winter .
and for service this spring; or, you can get a suit or
overcoat for next fall and winter at ,
Prices Sheared of All Profits.
If you can do so, come in tomorrow or the day af
ter prepared to see the biggest bargains of the season in
smartest, best-tailored and best fitting clothing made for
men and young men you will surely find the offerings too
tempting to resist.
BOYS' AND CHILDREN S
O'COATS AT HALF PRICE.
Men's overcoats, $ I (!..")
and $15 garments ..-10.00
Men's overcoats, $1S and
$20 garments SI 12.00
Men's suit. $15 and
Men's suits, $1S and
Men's trousers, $C.T5
and $C.m ones
!. 4 O
1804 SECOND AVE.,
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
Are unsurpassed for HEATING
and COOKING. They are well
prepared and low priced chunka,
L.rt McKonn I'm Yotir order, medium and nut size.
The Cheapest Fuel for Furnaces Js the
A Semi r.ituminous Coal from West Virginia. One ton lasts as long as
a ton of hard coal, and costs less.
HARD COAL, CARTERVILLE COAL, HARD WOOD.
1401 Second Avenue. Both 'phones. Rock Island, III.