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THE iVRGUS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21V 1900.
Democrats to Have Picnic- The
Scott County Democratic club Is mak
ing extensive arrangements for its
picnic and danoe at Suburban Island
the last Sunday in the month, Sept. 30.
Committees were appointed at the last
. meeting of the club, which organized
Wednesday night, and elected chair
men, and the work of preparation will
go on rapidly. George Ball, democratic
candidate for congress, has been invit
ed to deliver an address on this occa
sion, and though he hns not as yet
formally accepted, the member are
confident that he will do so.
New Club Formed. The articles of
incorporation of the Gerrean-Amerier.n
Central alliance of Davenport and Scott
county have been filed in the office of
the county recorder. The society is de
voted to the upholding of the rights and
privileges of the German-American cit
izens, and of their legitimate interests
which are in accord with the prosperity
and laws of the land and the right and
duty of good citizenship; to develop
and maintain German literature and
stories; to acquire knowledge and de
velop industry, and to make easier the
path of the German emigrant in the
conntry of his adoption. The society
will take a hand in politics, with an
object of safeguarding and maintaining
individual independence and personal
freedom. The officers of the society
are named tn the articles as: Presi
dent, William O. Schmidt; vice presi
dent, J. F. Grant; secretary, Gustav
Donald: financial secretary. Paul Roehl ;
treasurer, V. II. Kay; executive com
mittee, C. A. Ficke, Dr. C. Matthey, Dr.
August Richter, Adolph Petersen, John
Schnack, Peter Ehmke, P. N. Jacobsen
Jr.. William Sas, Hans Harkert, John
Sehroeder. Herman Claussen, and E
Hugo Schmidt. The incorporators of
the society are William O. Schmidt
Gustav Donald. Ed lischer, August
Richter. Ed ' Kaufmann, and C. A
Ficke. The document is dated Aug. 3
To Play Indoor Baseball. As the
ltfiseball season i practically at an end
indoor baseball has now established
itself, and tomorrow afternoon at the
DavcniHirt baseball park a game of
imloor baseball will be played. Al
though the same will noj be played in
doors, the rules and outfit used will
pertain to the indoor game. Two teams
from Rock Islaud arsenal wil play,
and a j?reat deal of interest is being
manifested, as there is a great deal of
rivalry between the two departments
from which the players will be selected
A side bet of $ 25 has been agreed upos.
Not Seriously Hurt. Mrs. J. Spen
cer, the woman who was knocked down
by, a Milwaukee freight train, is rest
ing very comfortably at St. Luke's hos
pital. Her injuries consist of a frac
tured arm and a bruised shoulder,
where she was struck by tke train as
she stepped from the track. No inter
nal injuries have been found, and it is
"The Store That Saves You Money."
We Give Trading Stamps in Every
Department With Every Purchase.
Shirtwaists Tomorrow 78c
LL ladies lingerie shirtwaists left over from our great 9Sc
" sale last week have been replenished with a few dozen
new ones, and tomorrow your seUction can be made for TSc each.
Some In this collection sold as high as I2.9S, and none lower tha
$1.25. It is our desire to close out the tntire lot at once, hence
we have placed tbe price so ridiculously low that no person can
hesitate buying one or mere of these beautiful white waists. It
is natural that early choosers will reap tke harvest, therefore, we
advise you to shop early. Remember, you get trading stamps
with every 7Sc waist you buy.
Muslin Underwear Sect ion
HIS department offers a few very attractive bargains for
eagle-eye shoppers for tomorrow. Many things are display
ed in this section at present at a reduced price, and herewith we
mention a few: All 73c, S9c and 9Sc corset covers at 49c. A col
lection of tape girdles, white, pink and blue, at 39c. R. & G. and
Warner's rust-proof net corsets at 77c, and corset clasps very
special at 5c.
Choice Bargains; Ladies'
jfT AVE you found difficulty in securing dependable hosUa? If
so, inspcoi our brand new stocks. There are many little
details that go into the manufacture of good "hosiery, and they
find completion in our lines. In order that we may have you
visit thte section tomorrow, below are a few good bargains:
Ladies' cotton hose, black and white feet, regular 15c pair,
two pairs for 23c
Ladies' black embroidered hose, all styles and patterns,
regular 15c pair, two pairs for 22c
Ladies hose, 50 pairs, blacks, grays, browns and fancy
mixtures, regular price 50c pair, special at 39c
Pony stockings for boys and girls are recognized as the best
stocking for wear, per pair 25c
New Colored Dress Goods
'J' HIS store is now showing all the new chic styles in colored
dress goods. Plaids are ruling fashion's subjeets with a
dominating influence yet with a generosity that allows almost
unlimited choice, from the most unusual color combination to
those of very subdued tones ; and though there isn't a store in
the tri-cities that touched our stocks in point of completeness,
there's nothing flashy or tawdry here. Everything in good taste.
The prices range from 50cto $1.98 per yard.
believed that none will develop. She
will recover speedily. It is learned
that the reason for the accident was
her deafness. She was walking along
the track, and did not hear the ap
proaching train, and she stepped out
of the way Just in time to prevent a
more serious injury. Her husband was
at work at the Mueller Lumber com
pany when the accident occurred and
he arrived at the soene in time to as
sist in carrying his vwfe on a stretcher
across the intervening tracks to the
Rob Ticket Office. A bold robbery
was committed some time past mid
night Wednesday night at the D., R. I
N. W. depot at the foot of Perry
street. The last train had passed
through until 3 o'clock in the morning
In the meantime the night ticket agent
settled down in bis chair to read
magazine and while thus engaged fell
asleep. Taking advantage of the sit
nation thus offered, some one unlock
ol the gate leading into the office and
when onoe inside went through the
oash drawer. Silver amounting to
$32.10 was taken, but over $100 in
greenbacks, which was in the bottom
of the drawer, was overlooked. . The
money stolen belongs jointly to the
Milwaukee and Burlington roads, and
it is announced that the ticket agent
in charge of the office at the time will
be held responsible for the amount.
Jury Upholds Supervisors. Levi B
BroWn, veteran of the Mexican war
and well known ex-commission mer
chant, will not be overseer of the poor.
even though the Iowa statutes say that
all other conditions being equal veter
ans shall he given preference tor an
pointive offices. It took the jury just
5 minutes to agree that the board of
snpervisors did' the proper thing in
appointing Mr. Lvans, a non-comba
tant to the office. . The case had its
special interest in that it was the first
one ever brought in the county in
which an applicant for office demand
ed the appointment through the courts
on the strength of his war record.
Stanley Skinner Will Stay. A re
port has gained considerable currency
thronghout the city that E. S. Skinner
has sold his insurance agency to John
Goodmanson and that he was to go to
Tusoon, Ariz., with his brother, C. P.
Skinner, to make his home. Mr. Skin
ner announces that fie has not sold his
Switchman May Lose Foot. El
Dttilty, switchman for the C, B. &. Q..
met with an accident shortly before i
o'clock yesterday afternoon which may
cost him his left foot. He was em
ployed in switching near Twenty-third
street and had just cut a coal car off
the siring of oars which were attached
to the engine. He attempted to jump
onto the beam, but lot his balance
and fell onto the track. By almost, a
superhuman effort he jumped to the
side and saved his leg, but the wheel
caught the foot .smashing it near the
instep. He was removed to the hos
pital in the ambulance and Dr. A. H.
Arp was called to attend his injuriofc.
Sayre - Peterson. James Sayre and
Miss Clara Peterson of Ent Moline
were married Wednesday at noon in
Rock Island. They departed in the
evening for St. Louis, where they will
spend their honeymoon visiting his par
ents. They will return in about two
weeks and reside in this city. The
groom is employed as conductor on the
House Robbed. Ixmis Billow, resid
ing at 1511 Seventh avenue, reported
to the police that his residence had
been robbed Wednesday night while
his family was attending the street
fair. A gold ring valued at $8 and a
gold chain wv taken. The theft was
committed soaie time before 10 o'clock
and no clue as to who the thief Is has
been found. An entrance was effects.!
through a lower window.
Celebrates Anniversary. Myrtle Re
bekah lodge, No. 25(5. held a celebra
tion Wednesday evening in com men mo
ration of the G4th aninversary of the
founding of the order. The degree was
written by Schuyler Colfax, vice pres
ident .during Grant's administration,
founding the order. The principal
feature of the evening's entertainment
was a talk on the founding of the order
and of its growth and of its importance
in the fraternal world today.
Killed in West. Mrs. A. J. Leipold
and William Kennedy have reoeived
news that their brother, James P. Ken-j
nedy, was killed on the railroad in Ne
braska, but no particulars of the acci
dent were received f tit her than the
bare statement that he was dead and
asking. what disposition should be made
of the remains. Deceased was engaged
on construction work for the C, B. &
Q. railroad, and it is. presumed that he
met his death while following his em
ployment. His headquarters were at
Denver, Col. The news of the death
of Mr. Kennedy was a shock to the rel
atives here, as a letter had been re
ceived from him only a few days be
fore statiag that he was going to Wy
oming. The remains will be shipped
to Ottawa, 111., for interment, that city
being his old home.
rak vwrnm? fit Mfv vki
Suits and Overcoats now
ready for your inspec
tion. We sh ow this fall
tke test ready-to-wear
garments, from $15.00 to
$30.00, equal to the test
tailor-made. Only dif
ference the price. Cheap
er garments if you want
them. Also agents for
Dunlap, Stetson and Im
perial Hats, Manhattan
Shirts, E. Collars.
Nothing tut the test at
the tig tlue front,
HIVE It 11 IP LETS.
The A. J. Whitney was north. The
Lizzie (Jardner. Waunetta and Ruth
were up. The Helen Blair was in port
from the south.
The stage of water was 5. ."5 at ( a.
m., and at noon it was 5.40.
The office of the navigation inspect
or of the l"ith lighthouse district gives
notice ihiit the following changes have
been made by the United States Light
house tender. "Lily." in the- United
States post, lights, day marks and bar
rel buoys on the upper Mississippi
river, between Rock Island and Du
buque. Above .Camanche, moved down 1-S
mile, day mark.
Opposite Clinton, established barrel
Pulton towhead. established, day
Fulton, lower, moved up
Fullon. upper, moved up
Below head Iowa slough, established
barrel buoy, (temporary.) .
Opposite head Iowa slough, moved
up 1-2 mile, light.
Below Plum river, established day
Opposite Savanna, established bar
rel buoy, (temporary.)
Above Apple river, moved down 1-8
mile, day mark.
Opposite Stone slough, established
barrel buoy, (temporary.)
Slowly rising stages in the Missis
sippi will set in at Le Claire and Dav
enport by Sunday morning.
Btage. Hght. Chge. fall.
St. Paul- 14 C.5 :0.3 .78
Red Wing .-. 14 4.9 0.0 .SS
Reeds Landing ..12 4.S 0.0 .04
La Crosse 12 3.9 0.0 .12
Prairie du Chien .18 7.1 :0.1 .06
Dubuque 18 7.2 :0.G 0
Lo Claire 10 4.2 0.0 0
Rock Island 15 5.4 0.0 T
D. Moines Rapids 8 2.9 0.0
Keokuk 15 4.9 0.0 .06
St. luis GO 9.1 0.1 0
Memphis o3 9.7 0.5 0
New Orleans 16 .5.8 :0.1 .72
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecast.
No one would buy a sailboat with
sails that could not be reeled. There
is always that possibility of a little
too much wind that makes a cautious
man afraid to go unprovided. The
thinking man, whose stomach some
times goes back on htm, provides for
his stomach by keeping a bottle of
Kodol for Dyspepsia within reach. Ko
dol digests what you eat and restores
the stomach to the condition to proper
ly perform its functions. Sold by all
The laxative effect of Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets is so agree
able and so natural you can hardly re
alize it is produced by ' a medicine.
These tablets also cure indigestion.
For sale by all leading druggists.
The idea of a Cough Syrup that will act
on the bowels, and thus assist in expelling
colds from the system is new and original
in Kennedy's Laxative Honey and Tar.
A certain, safe and harmless remedy for
all Coughs, Colds, Croup, Whooping Cough,
La Grippe, Bronchitis, Influenza and all
Lung and Bronchial affections. Mothers
praise the children's fayorite Kennedy'
Laxative Honey and Tar
Prpr4 mt thm Laboratory of 7C C. SWXTT A CO.. CHICAGO; V. S. A
Cy TKB UO CLOTZK BLOSSOM AXX TSX lOm BXX IS OS XTXBT BOTTUL
SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
Will never be dissatisfied with anything you
buy here. We make good every claim ;
we advance or tell you about
our goods. Watches, dia- '
monds and jewel
ry always the -lowest.
J. RAMSER t
Opposite Harper House.
Dainty Wall Coverings
As shown by sample rolls In our exhi
bition and salesroom, give every evi
dence of excelling past seasons In ev
ery desirable way. Richness, harmo
nious blending of colors and figures,
strength and excellence of the paper
stock itself all commend our wall pa
pers to you. Another commendation Is
our prices, which are the lowest In the
Paridon Wall Paper Co
419 Svntanih Strel
Have yoti tried it? It is the best thin on
tiie market for the pipe. A rare "blending
of the finest American arid foreign to
baccos, In tins, 25c and 50c.
Harper Hohm Block,
John P. Sexton, Press