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THE ARGUS, SATURDAY. MARCH 10, 1007.
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J. M. SHUHICIt, l.nvnl rorc-UHter.
Trmprralurp at 7 a. m., 42; nt 3:30
p .111., i:t. Maximum truiprratnrc lu last
21 bourn. J1S; iiiiuiiniim. -12. Velocity of
wind at 7 n. ui., 10 imlt-M per hour. Slae
of vu-r, r fvti.
who is n good man for such work and
reasonable in price? Just call on
Frank A. Bennett, contractor and build
er, and let him give you an estimate.
1 01 1 Fourteenth -and-a-half street, old
IS ACCIDENTALLY SHOT
The Regis, the Regis.
The Regis, the Regis.
The Regis at McCabe's.
LaSalle coal at Mueller's.
Fish and oysters at Ateu's.
Insure with Ueecher Bros.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
The Regis corsets at MeCab"'..
Trl-City Towel Supply com)any.
Bulk garden seeds at Passig Bros'.
Walk-Over shoes at Lage Waters'.
For bus, baggage, express, call Robb's.
For bus or express Spt ncer & Trefz.
Kerler fc Co., carpet and rug cleaners.
Coal going at lowest prices at Muel
ler's. Buy a Regis, and save cents to
The stage of water was .".e", ;:t (', a.
in. and 5.10 at noon.
Iteiiu nstratinii and s;iie of the Regis
corsets at McCabe's.
Fish dinners duting Lent at the
Rock Island house cafe.
(I;een carn.i' ions lot S'. Pat lick's
day. lleiisley's tlnral store.
The Harris & Hess sale will close
tOIKgllt. luigc iV- 1 lelUIKUI!l.
II. T. Sienion wau's your tin and fur
nace work. KiL'C-l.'iis Fourth avenue.
During Lent the Rock Island house
cafe will make a specially of lish din
ners. Your last chanre t. might to get bar
gains at the II. & II. sab'. Lunge
Don't foiget that Lowe Bros", paints
give best results. Rack Island Hard
Groceries will gj mighty cheap to
night at the Harris & Hc.-s sale. L:iu
ge Ai IKkmann.
75 cents saved on shed protected
coal on account t,f ti,c weight of wa
ter. Try Mueller's.
$1 and 75-Oi.nt plain nuti fancy .;!.ks.
Monday and while they last. 5u cents
per yard, ar McCabe's.
Climax poultry netting, galvanized
before and after weavins. Rock Is
land Hardware company.
H. Birnstilof Cleveland. Ohio, has taken
charge of the tailoring department .if
the Beal Tailoring company.
Alabastine, the sanitary wall coating.
very cheap and anyone can apply it.
Rock Island Hardware company.
The graceful long coats which are 'n
such great demand in the east, are lin
ing shown in great variety at Mc
Cabe's. The L. A. to the B. of R. T. will give
a card party a! Ma'h's hall Mo::day af
lernoou. Five Hnviland prize? will he
givfn and refreshments served.
Expert manicuring, shampooing and
thorough treatment of the hair and
fecalp given by Mrs. Sol Levi, 730 Sev
enteenth street. Old phone west 59.
Box seats for the entertainment to
be given at the Illinois theater April
2:;, by the pupils of Villa de Chatital.
may be secured for $1. April 22 and '!".
Seats will be reserved free of charge.
Children under 11 ytars will be admit
ted for 25 cents, to be paid at the door.
Here we are. Spring upon us and
our repair work has to be done. Well.
E. Drake Hit by Bullet While Con
versing With Rock Island Man
Over the Telephone.
A. K. Brake, head of the Drake Fur
niture & Carpet company of Davea
pori, was accidentally shot this morn
ing about S o'clock, while standing at a
teK phone at his home conversing with
Tied Woltmann of this city. Mr.
Drake's son. Sanford, aged about 13.
was handling a i!2-ealibre rifle, and the.
weapon was accidentally discharged.
The bullet entered at the left side .t
the back, and lodged in the abdomen.
Mr. Drake was taken to the hospital,
iiiit insisted ett walking to the vehicle.
and from it to the hospital. Hemor
rhages resulted, and an operation wa.i
necessary to relieve the pressure f
blood in the abdomen. His chance of
rocovi ty is regarded as slight by the
surgeons in charge, and another hemo"-
liiage, should one occur, it is said,
Don't Be Misled.
We will gladly put the union label in
our ganiients, whenever it is desired.
P.KAL TAILORING COMPANY,
Illinois Theater Building.
Society news, written or telephom d
to the society editor of The Atrus, will
tie Kladly received and published. But
in either case the identity of the sender
must be made known, to insure relia
bility. Written notices must bear sig
nature and address.j-
To C. Croford, Taylor Ridge, III.
Dear Sir: One of the most import
ant things a farmer does is to keep
ids buildings in good condition. And
one of the simplest and easiest ways
of diiing it is to paint them. It's easier
!'i r take money by keeping your build
ings up than io raise an extra bushel
or so i'i the acre.
William Keegan. a farmer near Bear
Valley. Wis., lately painted his house.
I: had always taken 12 gallons of mix
ed paint: and he didn't believe 7 gal
lons of Levee lead-and-zine would do a
Bui he u -ei only i; and took the 7th
back to II. Toms. Biehland Center.
Wis., the dealer who sold it. They
wore boih surprised. A neighbor of
Mr. Keegan n a il I Woe load-and-ziuc
paint on his house as a result. Devoe
l:u! -and :t;uc is economy.
!'. w. ni:voK & co..
Xi v: York and Chicago.
Paridon Wall Paper & Decorating
company of Bock Island sells our paint.
B. L. S. C.'s St. Patrick's Party.
The B. L. S. C.'s met at Miss Cat e
Giles' last night and celebrated with"
much 'vigor and hilarity the event of
St. Patrick's day. Among those in at
tendance were Misses Maggie Murphy
Meg Sullivan, Mary Ann O'Flarity,
Bridget Flynn, Lizzie McCoy, Rosy
Grady, Katie Rafferty. Norah Quinlaa,
Ann McN'ully, Mamie O'Toole, and My
Irish Molli-O. Besides these were also
Officer Muldoon, Father (St.) Patrick
and his housekeeper. After an inter
esting literary program in which Mi.ss
Charlotte Smith read' a paper on the
life of Stanley, the society resolve 1
itself into a social session, rather
(St.) P;tt rick was called upon for a
musical effort, and he rendered with
much pathos the Irish love son.;.
'Peggy Blake." Following this wet-e
two musical numbers, "Come Back to
Erin," and ".My Father and Moth.-r
Were Irish," the latter of which arous
ing the Emerald Isle spirit to such an
extent that Officer Muldoon had to be
called in to restore quiet. All the mu
sic was accompanied by a mandolin
and guitar orchestra directed by Miss
Elsie Shocker. The home of Mm;
Giles was beautifully decorated with
green Hags and festooning of sham
rocks. Each one present was handed
a splendid hand drawn picture of her
self with her Irish name on the card,
the work of Miss Jessie Warnecke.
Miss Giles also presented the company
with unique shamrock souvenirs, be
sides serving a most delicious repast.
i . rfMV I CI A XT TV IT T TMIRn'AVENllR
5600 Yards of 75c to $1.00
Plain and Fancy Silks at 50c
'ONDAY morning at 9 o'clock we place on sale 5600 yards of the season's best pro-
uucuons in 'iam ana iancy latteta, Crepe de Chenes, Foulards in neat dots and
new lloral and Persian designs. Taffetas in all thp newp?!- snri no- charge Shprherd's
Checks, etc., etc., bought at fully one-third under actual value, a big cash transaction, that
means a big saving for every silk buyer in the Tri-cities, an opportunity Ff f
that should not be allowed to pass. Monday at 9 o'clock and till lots v)(( )(C
are sold, yard QJK
The Regis Corsets Graceful Long Coats
Skyscrapers to Outlast Pyramids.
Since the annov.ncenient that 15 new
skyscrapers tire to be constructed in
New York City at a cost of $40,0o0.000
the question has been asked. "How
long will a modern skyscraper last?''
Engineers and scientists point out that
unless some unknown danger arises
they will stand as solid and enduring
as the pyramids. This question has
also been asked thousands of times.
"What can I do to regain my health?"
and the answer has been proven run
dreds and hundreds of times, "Use Hos
tetters' Stomach Bitters." During the
past at! years it lias made an unequaled
record of cures ef such ailments as
poor appetite, vomiting, headache,
bloating, heartburn, tlatulency, costive-
ness, dyspepsia, indigestion, liver trou
bles, colds, grip or malarial fever. Try
a bottle today. The genuine has our
private stamp over neck.
DeWitt's Little Early Risers scatfei
the gloom of sick headache and bilious
ness. Sold by all druggists.
Cinch Club Meets. The Jolly Twelve
Cinch club met at the home of Mrs. M.
The us. The first prize fell to Mrs. J.
Furlong, the second to Miss Mamie
Wolfrum. ami the consolation to Mrs.
A. Wehling, and booby to Mrs. E. Mc-
Culloch. The hostess received a pretty
piece of Haviland china. The next
meeting of the club will be held at the
home of Mrs. A. M. Shaffer, ::ulM. Fifth
Entertains Forget-Me-Not Club.
Miss M. Agnes Twomey pleasantly en
tertained the I orget-.Me-.Not elm) at nei
home in Edgewood Park last evening
Gaines and music were the diversior
of the evening, prizes being awarded
to Miss Bessie Wilcox and Miss Essk
Hall. The ne-xt meeting of the clu!:
will be held at the home of Miss Ger
Oikohio Club. The members of the
Oikohio club were entertained yester
day afternoon at the home of Mrs.
Gunnar G. Swan. 2S15 Fifth-and-a-half
avenue. The afternoon passed in in
formal sociability and a luncheon was
served. The next meeting of the club
will be held at the home of Mrs. G.
Goodrell, 102-1 Fifteenth street.
Birthday Dinner. Edward A. Con
well entertained 21 of his tri-city
friends at an S o'clock dinner last even
ing at his home, 50S Twelfth street in
honor of his 21st birthday anniversary.
IN announcing that we have secured the exclusive sale
of these modern and perfect fitting corsets which are
undoubtedly destined to supercede many of the
once popular favorites, we wish to state that there is a
corset for every figure the stout figure the medium
and the slight figures, have all been carefully and per
fectly provided for by the makers of the Regis.
We are permitted by the manufacturers to use our
own methods of introducing these superior corsets to
the ladies of the three cities, and we shall for at least
one whole week hold an introductory demonstration and
sale at the following scale of prices beginning Monday
A. M., March 18.
All the $1.50 Regis Corsets at $1.00
All the $2.00 Regis Corsets at $1.50
And the $4.00 Regis Corsets at $3.00
This sale may be continued longer if great interest and apprecia
tion is shown our efforts to furnish the ladies of Western Illinois and
Eastern Iowa with the highest class cornets to be found on the market
at one fourth to one-third less than the same grade of corsets have
ever before been sold.
Fittings can be arranged for in advance either by telephone, by
letter, cr in person at our corset department. Every corset which our
corsetiere is permitted to fit will be fully guaranteed a model fit,
or price will be refunded after a complete test has been given.
Demonstration and sale begins Monday A. M.. March 18th, and will
coniinue at least one week. Who cares to save 50c to $1.00 on a corset.
You all want the very best, and we cannct be satisfied to give you
anything but the best.
Are in Great Demand Among Good Dressers
THE variety of style is excel
lent, some of the more
wanted models being Gib
son effects with broad side pleats,
manish styles with set on pockets
and overcoat backs, Artele coats
with plait backs and strap shoul
ders; loose coats with front and
back inverted plaits, tight-fitting
coats in Gibson style with cuffs
and velvet collars, and costume
coats, with shoulder capes and
three-quarter length opera sleeves.
These handsome coats are made
in a variety of beautiful checks
and stripes of the newest patterns,
are at once dressy and serviceable, prices range from
$6.50 to $25.00
Most of these styles are exclusive with U3, many of
them there is but one of a kind.
Our showing of Suits, Coats," Waists, Costumes, etc.,
etc., is very large and more arriving every day from the
acknowledged fashion centers of the East.
?l rjf s
Former Congressman Here .
Hon. Clarence Van Duzer of Neva
da, is in the city in the interest of the
mines of that state. Mr. Van Buz r
has for the past four years represented
Nevada in congress, but is now devot
ing his entire time and attention to
mining, with which he has been identi
fied for many years. Mr. Van Duzer is a
nephew of H. E. Van Duzer of this
Miss E. G. Anderson left this morn
ing for a visit in Chicago.
Mrs. Maud E. Leyda and children of
Evansville, Wis., is visiting her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Gruwell.
Rev. Granville H. Sherwood of this
city delivered a sermon at I-nten. serv
ices at Trinity church in Muscatine
Miss Grace Frysinger and Miss Car
rie By ford of the Domestic Fine Arts
ScIhkjI of Chicago are in the city for a
Miss J. Alma Holt left yesterday
for Chicago, where she will join the
Chicago Ladies' Concert band, as cor
net soloist for a six months' tour.
Fred Peterson left last evening for a
few days' visit to his old home 'n
Shickley, Neb. Next Tuesday he will
leave there for Edna and Brownsville,
Tex. He will develop his father's rice
land at Edna.
Funeral services over the remains
of Samuel William Hotchkiss will be
held tomorrow afternoon at 2::50 from
the home, 21:12 Fifth-and-a-half avenue.
The services will be conducted by Rev.
R. B. Williams, pastor of the Fir t
Methodist church. The remains will be
placed in a vault at Chippiannock cem
etery and will later be taken east for
Funeral services over the remains of
Frank Owens of Davenport, who died
jat St. Anthony's hospital after a short
illness of pneumonia contracted white
in the county Jail, will be held at D
f)'cleck Monday morning from Knox's
undertaking parlors. Burial will take
place at Chippiannock cemetery.
Another Dr. Crissrr an in Rock Island.
The Gold Crown dental parlors.
Third avenue and Seventeenth street,
is very fortunate in being able to add
to its office force Dr. Ira B. Crissman
of Chicago, who for over twelve years
was associated with the American and
Northwestern dental colleges and Illi
Only One "Bromo Quinine."
That is Laxative Bromo Quinine. Sim
ilarly named remedies sometimes de
ceive. The first and original Cold Tab
let is a white package with black and
red lettering, and bears the signature
of E. W. Grove. 25c.
MANUFACTURE ICE CREAM
D. B. McCarty Closes Catering Bus
iness to Accept Position.
D. B. McCarty. who has conducted
a catering establishment on Twentieth
street for several year's, has sold out
and commences next Monday as man
ager of the ice cream department f
A. F. North & Co., the firm that leased
the Tri-City Milk company plant and
contracts for the entire output of their
model dairy farm near Milan.
Boy Held for Theft.
Stanley Faust was hound over to the
grand jury this afternoon tinder
bond. fcrthe theft of $20 from the
Lewis Roofing company. He was given
a preliminary hearing before Magis
trate Elliott. Faust, who is about IS
yeais of age. resides on the boundary
between Rock Island and Moline.
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WE ANNOUNCE OUR FORMAL
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WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. MARCH 20 AND 11
"E cordially invite you to attend this formal Easter opening, which may be at once
accepted as being indicative of the correct trend of fashion. We will show all the
correct new shapes, the narrow fronts with sloping back; the new drooping effects, which, when
properly poised on the head, are charming; and we are showing all the new shades, Copenhagen,
Miel, Apricot and Inferno "Red."
Corner of Fourth Avenue and Twentieth Street
Rock Island, 111.