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THE. ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 1900.
Fair tonltchf autl
Thr dtiirin renter ha moved enMit-nri!
to the lower lake resrlon and the at
tendant rain area hait extended to the
middle Allaalie romt and Srw Kaie
laad. Fair Ten I her prevail from the
Iaelfle ral to the eeatral valleys aad
the fcrulf aad noufh Allaalie Meellonn.
with low tempernturen aad fronla la
the MImmouH aad upper MImmImiIppI val
ley aad the went era portion of the
lake rejrioa. due to the advance of the
aort hn extern hlicb preMwiire to the low
er Mlxionrl valley. Warmer weather
la attending a low reMiire whleh hnx
appeared over Alherln. I'alr weather
aad riMlaa; temperature In thin vlt-lalty
tonight aad Thunulaf will reault from
J. 31. .Mircitmit, I.oeal Forecaster.
Temperature at 7 a. m- Xti at X-.'.M
p. at ISO. UiIiuuih leiiipernl ure In 2-4
honra. '.Ui. eloeily of wind at S a. iu.
LaSalle is the best coal.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Matinee at 2:30. Kennedy Bros.
Matinee at 2: SO. Kennedy Bros.
Matinee at 2:20. Kennedy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Kerler Bros. your carpet cleaners,
For bus, baggage, express call Robb's
For bus or express, Spencer &. Trefz.
sensational sramtewart prices in
Sale of wash g.xd remnants Thurs
day at McCabe's.
Amazo be sure and see Aniazo, with
Kennedy Bros", shows.
See the Two Selbys, hag-punchers
with Kennedy Bros", shows.
Icwis Single Binder straight Scents
cigar a mild mellow smoke.
Lowest summer prices on hard coal
at Mueller Lumber company.
Cleaning, pressing and dyeing. Pan
itorium, 19"9 Second avenue.
July 10 has been fixed as the date
c.f the annua outing by the Tri-City
Odd Fellows Picnic association. The
What Do You
Think of It?
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place will be selected later, but will
be near one of the three cities.
Fly screens. Improved make, for sale
at Mueller Lumber company.
Ice ream and Ice cream soda at
Peterson's, 1314 Third avenue.
Owen J. Brown, the assassin of sor
row, is with Kennedy Bros, shows.
II." T. Siemon wants your tin and fur
naoe work. 1 526-1 528 Fourth avenue.
Plenty of fresh fish every clay at
Atens fish market, 1510 Second ave
nue. Remnants of fancy silks at 7Vs
cents a yard. Thursday at 2 : 20 at Mc
Cabe's. See Gus Fisher lor terms on all
kinds of cement work. 1023 Fourth
Time to fill the flower beds. Thurs
day, McCabe's will sell assorted plants
in pots at 1 cent each.
Thursday,' May 10. is the last day of
the 'half-price" sale at the Pru-ri-t
medicine store, 1912 Second avenue.
The cantata. "David, the Shepherd
Boy," will be rendered May 10 by the
Swedish Lutheran- church choir. Ad
nii.stsion 23 rents.
Solid oak tabouret tes for 3.1 cents
and upholstered shirt waist boxes for
95 cents, are two of the Thursday spe
cials at McCabe's. See ad.
Expert manicuring, shampooing and
thorough treatment of the hair and
scaln given by Mrs. Sol Levi. 736 Sev
enteenth street. Old phone west 59.
The IL & H. Grocery company have
caused such an agitation in the flour
market that the millers and wholesale
dealers all through the northwest are
sending nleadins letters to stop the
price cutting here. Saturday night at
10 o'clock, closes the sale of the now
famous Sleepy Eye flour at $1.00 per
sack at the H. & II. Fill your bins
ORGANIZE TO MAKE
William H. Edwards and T. B. Davis
in New Local $35,000 Corporation.
Springfield, 111.. May 9. (Special.)
The secretary of state has issued a li
cense to incorporate the Tri-City Hy
draulic Stone company of Rock Island;
capital stock, $35,000. The object is
the manufacturing of concrete stone.
The incorporators are William II. Ed
wards, E. A. Parsons, and T. B. Davis,
VET'S STORY MOVES
INJURED, BUT RECOVERING
Mother of Rock Island Lady Lost All
in Frisco Catastrophe.
Mrs. Mattie M. Williams. 85S Twen
ty-third street, has received word from
her mother, Mrs. M. Johnson of San
Francisco, that the home in which
Mrs. Johnson and her sister-in-law,
Mrs. Laura Maxwell resided, was prac
tically destroyed by the earthquake.
and that both of the ladies were some
what injured. They were cared for at
the Mare Island hospital, and both are
now practically well, though Mrs. John
son Is still suffering from lameness
Though their home was not burned.
thev lost practically everything of
value in it, the articles being carried
away by thieves and looters after the
SHONTS DESIRES QUICK
DECISION ON CANAL TYPE
Report to Secretary Taft Makes
Recommendations Health at
The above repre
sents one of our
latest styles in
for men. It is a
dandy, having all
the newest effects.
Not too extreme,
but Just Right, and
the price is only
Lage - Waiers
1703 Second Avenue,
Washington, May ft. Chairman
Shonts of the Panama canal commis
sion in a report to the secretary of
war makes recommendations as to the
building of the waterway. He says
there are two essentials first, through
preparation, and. second, the actual
construction. He declares a decision
as to the type of cannl to be construct-
td is urgent.
Mr. Shonts says under the direction
of Governor Magoon health conditions
on the isthmus are satisfactory, no
yellow fever being reported since last
November. Great progress has been
made under Chief Engineer Stevens
toward supplying adequate quarters
for employes. Up to date methods in
caring for meats and other food sup
plies are employed, mess houses or
hotels being maintained at suitable
Chief Engineer Stevens expects to
have 40 steam shovels Installed on the
Culehra cut by July or August.
Soldier Accused of Embezzlina
Confessed to Shield Friend.
Sterling. 111., May 9. In the federal
court yesterday C. K. Northrup of Ash
ton. accused of embezzling $700, was
asked to make a statement. Mr. North
rup is an old soldier and as a result
of wounds received during the civil
war is crippled. He told Judge Landis
tnat. tiie confession ne made some
time ago that he embezzled the money
was false and that he made the con
fession to save a friend. The state
ment moved the judge and he stated
that because the defendant was a
helpless cripple and had served his
country well he would render a deci
sion later. Meanwhile Northrup is at
STATE DENTISTS AT CAPITAL
LOST MONEY ON BEET SUGAR
of Largest Manufacturing
csrns in Receiver's Hands.
Omaha, Neb., May 9. Judge Munger
in the United States court has appoint
ed V. II. Ferguson receiver for the
Standard Beet Sugar company at Leav
itt. Dodge county, Nebraska. It is one
of the largest plants of the kind in
the west. Failure of the beet crop to
properly ripen last year is given as
the cause of the trouble.
Pittsburg Bank Fails.
Pittsburg, May 9. The Columbia
Savings and Trust company closed its
doors today by order of the commis
sioner of banks.
William J. Diehl, former mayor of
Pittsburg is president, and J. M. Vo-
tan secretary and treasurer. The cap
ital i $145,000; deposits, $200,000;
loans, $290,000; surplus. $G,000. '
Quits Race for Legislature.
Monmouth. 111.. May 9. William Mc-
Kinley of this city, who for the past
two terms has represented the Thirty-
second senatorial district as minority
candidate, has positively refused to
stand for renomination. This is a bit
ter disappointment to the democrats.
WALL PAPER 8
Wall Paprr. Krewo and Calcimine
Cleaning First class work. Can 5
a-lve lKt or rererentv.
Addiens 409 Twenty-third street. O
Ruck elland. Old piione, W. 604X. G
Earthquake In Scotland.
Edinburg, Scotland. May 9. A slight
earthquake shock was felt last night
at Fort Will'ams. a tourist resort.
There was no damage, but the people
Elected City Attorney.
"Everett L. Wcrts, candidate for mi
nority representative in this senator
ial district was elected citv attorney
of Oquawka, his home town, Monday.!
Forty-Second Annual State Convention
Opened at Springfield.
Springfield. 111.. May 9. The 42nd
annual convention of dentists opened
here yesterday. There were 200 den
tists at the first session. 150 of them
coming from Chicago on a special
train. Invocation was offered by Rev.
E. B. Rogers, and the address of wel
come was delivered by Mayor II. H
Devereaux. C. E. Benlley of Chicago
made the response to the address of
welcome. Dr. S. Finley Duncan of Jo
liet. president of the state association
gave his annual address. Tomorrow
evening the association will give a
banquet at the Leland hotel in honor
of Senator A. C. Clark, who was instru
mental in having the dentist bill pass
ed during the last legislature.
Chicago. May 9. Following are the
market quotations today:
May, 81. 82, Sl. 81.
July, 79. 7-8, 79 ,. 79.
September, 77. 7S1,, 77, 78.
May, 47",. 47. 40, 47.
July. 15, 457. 4ri. 451,2.
September, 4k, 4 OVA, 45, 45.
May, 30, 32, 32 Vi. 32.
July, 3P8. 31j, 21. 31 '. .
September. 29',. 29',. 29. 29 H.
May. 14.S5. 1 1.S7, 14.75, 14.75.
July. 15.17. 15.17. 14.95, 14.97.
September. 15.05. 15.05. 14.90, 14.90.
May, 8:32. S.32, S.25. S.27.
July. 8.42. 8.42. 8.35. 8.40.
September. 8.55. 8.57, 8.47. 8.50.
May, 8.40. 8.40, 8.37, 8.37.
July, 8.60, 8.60, 8.52, 8.52.
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Rock Island, III.
how are you going
The safest place to have your
The mere say-so of a concern
is not sufficient.
We are cur own severest crit
ics. Not a phase of this branch
of our business escapes the
scrutiny of our watchful eyes.
Every separate little part of
each watch is looked after for
your satisfaction, just as every
little niche, nook and corner of
this store is looked after for our
That's the power that makes
this the safest place. Remem
1707 a AVI
Rock Island. III.
THURSDAY at 3:30, twenty
five pieces corset cover em
broideries, till "I Q,
sold, yard JLc7C
LMJ c A ;zru7cit island, ILL
THIRD AVENUETHROUCH TO SECOND
QNE hundred porch pillows,
made of dainty floral pat
terns in French sateen QQ,
full ruffle, complete.. . -Jc7u
Remnants ofWash Goods Thurs
at 9 O'clock, Half Price
BOUT 600 remnants of wash goods of all de
- scriptions. the accumulation of the past months
fast selling, all lengths and colors of the season's best
wash fabrics. For a quick clearance you take your
pick at just half their regular price.
Bulletin of Unusual Values
Now being offered in our dress goods and
silk sections, that will pay you to investigate.
Newest gray wool Panama suitings, extra good val
ue, while they last. 98c yd.
50-inch Mohair Sicilians in black and leading plain
colors, also fancy suiting Mohairs, quite exceptional
values, 38c yd.
Handsome fancy taffeta silks in a wide range of
colors and designs, lots of plain taffetas and Louisines,
imported and domestic makes, values of unusual In
terest at 49c and 38c yd.
'J'HURSDAY at 2:30. 1.000 yards remnants of
fancy silks, marked for quick J 7 c
clearance at 29c and - - - - JL f
New White Goods for
IMPORTED French Lawns, . and
dainty sheer Batistes, 48 Inches,
wide, excellent values, at 75c. 68c,
58c. 48c and 32c yd.
.Fine Persian Lawns, extra finish,
beautiful materials, at 44c, 33c, 25c,
and 19c yd.
Imported dotted Swisses, all sizes
of dots, extra value this week at 50c,
38c, and 25c yd.
Silk Organdies and brocade Mous
seline de Soies, plain white and in rich
floral printings, very attractively priced
at 50c, 38c, 25c and 19c yd.
' I 'O thoroughly introduce the cele
brated York Mills seamless stock
ing feet, we will give one pair either
black or white feet free with each pur
chase of hosiery on Thursday amount
ing to 50c or more. All sizes, 8 1-2
More Muslin Bargains Ladies' Knit Um-
7hooping it up in this depart- brella Drawers
ment. Additional bargains for
Thursday and Friday beside those al
ready mentioned. Pepperell half
bleached pillow casing. 45 inches wide,
Pepperell half-bleached pillow casing.
42 inches wide. 10 l-2c yd.
Thursday and Friday each day at 3
o.clock, mill lengths Pepperell 9-4 wide
brown sheeting. 14 l-2c yard.
Above items are less than pres
tnt mill prices.
Side button, yoke band, lace
trimmed, a most comfortable
and sensible summer gar
ment, three extra values,
like cut at 75c, 50c & 25c
20 dozen of those fine Rich
lieu ribbed vests, pure white
bleached, for Thursday, 10c
Time to Fill the Flower Beds.
EN thousand assorted plants that must
be sold within the next two weeks.
Here are prices:
Salvia Splendens, 10c.
Ivy Geraniums, 20c and
Geraniums, 20c, 1 0c. 8c'
Lobelia, Feverfew, Nas
turtium, Coleas, German
Ivy, Verbena, Maurandia.
etc., etc., choice 5c.
In addition to the plants, we have
many special drives in shrubs and vines.
Concord Grapes, 2 years Currant and Gooseberry
old extra choice worth 25c
each, at 3 for 19c.
Delaware and Niagara
grape vines, worth 35c
each, at 2 for 19c.
2 years old and
worth 15c each.
Peonies, large roots,
worth 40c each, at less
than half. 17c.
TO start this sale with a rush, we offer
Thursday morning at 10 o'clock sharp, "I
100 assorted plants in pots at just 1c each, J-C
Sample Line of White Embroid
ered Robe Dress Patterns
at a Big Saving.
BOUT 35 beautifully embroidered robes,
3ith skirt and waist ready to put to
gether, almost made for you, imported by
the Royal Embroidery Co., of New York
City, to sell from $25.00 to $38.00, only
one of a kind to be sold, same as they were
bought, at from $19.50 to $9.75 each.
Early callers will find choosing both pleasant and
profitable, $9.75 to $19.50.
Sensational Granite ware Prices
nHURSDAY morning at 9 o'clock, and until sold, 500 pieces of high grade double coated
graniteware, at just about one-half the regular prices. These prices will partly explain
why McCabe's Housefurnishing Dept. is so talked about by Tri-City shoppers:
tea pots 15c
water pails, 25c
14 quart double coated enameled
dish pans, 25c
6 quart Berlin Kettles, with
handle and cover, 19c
tea kettles, with
49c. Yes, 49c
Good size water
Good size enameled
pie pan, 5c
J2nd dozens of granite ware articles that tve have marked especially low as leaders for this Graniteware Sale.
Special for Thursday
SHIRT Waist Boxes just like cut, 14 inches deep,
14 inches wide and 28 inches long, upholstered
in different colors of cretonne, also makes Qi
comfortable seat for your bedroom
Furniture Dept. Third Floor.
Rug and Carpet
values, in great
variety of styles
BRUSSELS Rugs. San ford's
handsome new spring pat
terns. 9x12 teet, prices $16.85
down to $11.00.
Velvet Rugs, in rich Orien
tal and floral patterns, a high
grade worsted fabric. 9x12 ft.,
prices $22 down to $18.75.
Wilton Rugs, an exceptional
line of attractive designs in
this superior quality high art
rug. 9x12 feet, prices $34.00
down to $2.O0.
Carpets, reversible ingrain
carpets, 36 in. wide, sanitary
and fast colors, 10 patterns,
per yd.. 23c.
Columbian Ingrain Carpets,
heavy &. serviceable, yd. 32c.
Extra super Ingrain Carpets,
full standard weaves, best
make3 & patterns, 68, 53, 47c
Special for Thursday
bourettes, just like cut,
18 in. high,
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September, 8.63, 8.C5, S.55, 8.57.
Wheat 2; corn, 70;
cattle 22.000; sheep,
newg all the time THB
13 Cents eacb, 2 tor 25 Cento
CLUETT. PEABOOY & CO.
Uaktrt if Cltutt and llonarth SkirU.
Hogs left over 2,500.
Hog market opened slow at yester
days close Light .206.45; mixed
and butchers f.25J?fi.50; good heavy
C.10G.50; rough heavy C.10-6.25.
Cattle market opened steady to 10c
Sheep market opened steady.
Hogs at Omaha S.000; cattle 7,000;
hogs at Kansas City 12.000; cattle 9,-000.
U. S. yards, 8:40 a. m. Hog market
weak to 10c lower. Light 6.20(8 G.45;
mixed and butchers G.250..r0; good
heavy 6.15ft C.50; rough heavy 6.10
Cattle market steady to 10c lower.
Beeves 4.00G.15; cows and heifers
1. 7004.70; stockers and feeders 2.D0?
Sheep market steady.
Hog market closed steady Light
6.206.45; mixed and butchers 6.25
6.50; good heavy 6.106.50; rougJi
Cattle market closed weak.
Sheep market closed strong to 10c
New York Stock.
New York. May 9. Gas 94. U. P.
147, U. S. Steel preferred 1057s. U. 3.
72, - MMunern pa
cific 64. X. Y. Central 138U. Mis
souri Pacific 91. Manhattan 152TA
L. & X. 144. Smelters 155. C. F. I.
51. Canadian Pacific 139, Illinois
Central 170, Penna 135, Erie 42. T
C. I. 1461,6. C. & O. 58 B. R. T. SI 94
B. & O. 10816. Atchison 89, I locomo
tive 65, Sugar 134',. St. Paul 167,4.
Copper 105. Republic Steel preferred
lOOi. Republic Steel common 2S.
Southern Ry. 37.
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Llv
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, May, 9. Following are
the wholesale quotations in today's
Provisions and Produce.
Butter Dairy, 18 to 19c.
Lard 8c 10c.
Live Poultry Spring chickens, 25
to 35c apiece; hens, per lb. 10: to 11c;
ducks, per lb. 11c; turkeys, per lb .13a
to 15c. Geese, per pound. 11c.
Vegetables Potatoes,' 60 to 70c
Es Fresh, 13 to 14 c.
Sheep Yearlings or over. $3.00O$8:
lambs, $4 $6.50.
Cattle Steers. $3.5015; cows an4
heifers. $2$4.50: calves $507.
Hogs Mixed $5.75 to $6.25.
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn, 50 to 52c; oatu, 31 to
Foraire Timothv hav t7 2ffi$i3'
Steel common 41, Reading 129, Rock J prairie. $9S12; clover, mixod 193
Islamd preferred 64, Rock Island com- $10; straw, $3'?7$G.
AND MINNEAPOLIS AND
Train leaves 7:30 p. m. Through chair cars
an,d coaches. Return limit May 22. For
information call or phone
F. A. RIDDELL. Agent
Phone west 680 old; 6170 new.