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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
MONDAY. MAY 20, 1007.
GO BACK JO WORK
Worth of the Best Furniture, Carpets
Rugs, Draperies, Stoves, and Queens-
Carpenters Decide Not to Con
tinue Fight at Present if
Employers Pay Scale.
HOLD BIG MASS MEETING
Contractors Maintain They Will Con
duct Business Under Working
Rules Adapted Last Week.
As a result of the mass meeting n
the carpenters of the three cities at
ihe Turner, hall Saturday night, about
100 or the nan in Hock Island ami Mo-j
line returned to work where the scale
of 37V cents an hour is maintained.
and the situation now is piv.ct ieull . i
the same as when the ultimatum of til
contractors, insisting on the signing ";
the contract by the carpenters, was I-.-sued.
Trouble t Itmlftl. i
It senis that the difficulty is mil y ' ;
straightened out. for the eon'ractor-s
insist that their working rules, adopte' j
last week, will be maintained, and t'nti
they will conduct their business on tin
open shop basis. There have been no
contracts signed, and the men arj
simply working until the difficult
are settled. The inploycrs hold th.i
they will pay a scale of 35 to Id cents
Wan 111k MreliiiR.
The session Saturday evening wis
well attended, and the situation wa
thoroughly discussed by the men. The
carpenters did not feel disposed
Rive up their work at this time in o.--der
to wage a fight for the benefit of
the other trades, and as it stands now
the contest seems merely to be del.iv
ed, unless one or the other side re
treats from its position.
B GO CARTS
InrrraxluK rlomliiic lniiiKlil. proba
bly follovMMl by Mhunrrn TiioimIh;
lonly rlnlnjs tnuiM-riHiire.
J. M. SIIKKIKK, l.oral lorri'iitcr.
TniipprMur- lit 7 . . II; al ttitHI
p. ill., HO. Minimum loiiiprrnlurr in 21
bourn. IOj maximum. 70. l'r--iiiln iini
In 2-1 bourn, O. flmilv of niiiil lit 7
a. Hi., 7 iiiIIcm. Slam- or water nt 7 ;i.
iu., 6.2. n fall of .2 feet iu hour.
I 1 0 OFFICE
I HERRICK I
were in Iowa. Still to Be Closed Out
And the time is getting very limited Bargains
sich as we quote cannot be made in. the ordi
nary course of business, there must be a reason
for it the gigantic failure of the 5 ? 5
emaiciCTW "'IMljl'l I IIHIMWI
Drake Furniture Car
Is the reason for this great sacrifice sale and the reason why we are enabled to quote such low prices.
You Save 20 to 50 by Buying Now. DON'T DELAY!
WILL NOT LEAK OR
WARP, TAINT THE
FOOD NOR SMELL.
HAS PERFECT DRY
IT'S SOLID CON
SURES MANY YEARS
BALANCE OF THE
STOCK GOES AT
Insure with Beecher Broa.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
New oxfords at Lage-Waters'.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Drink Bartlett Bros-. "Regal" colic.
Drink Bartlett Bros1. "Regal" coffee.
Drink Bartlett Bios'. "Regal" roffce.
For bus, baggage, express, call Robb's.
For bus or express, Spencer & Trcfz.
Kcrler & Co., carpet and rug cleaners.
Veil pins, barettcs ami La Valliers, tit
Solid gold mounted back combs $-'
at J. Ratnsers.
Smokers have to call for Lewis' Sin
g'e Binder cigar to get it.
A complete line of fishing tackle:
third floor. Young & M (Combs.
Bleached herringbone twill crash, j
cents a yard. Young & McCombs.
The graduate can be made happy by
making your purchase at J. Ramser's.
Attend the first dance of the sum
mer series given by the Madrigal d".
rady SLP Davenport
tt Watch Tnwir inn Wednesday ever.
nig. .May zz.
See .1. K. miser's line i f dining room
clocks at S2.75. Eight day cathedral
52 inch black Sicilian, fine luster,
pecial 5S cents a yard. Young oi Mi-
Half bleached table dama.-k. f.l inch
es, all linen. 7) cents a yard. Young &
Exclusive new styles in artistic mil
limiy for niis.-es and children; secon 1
floor. Young AL- McCombs.
Ingrain carpets, a beautiful line of
pa' terns. 'X inch. T." cent values, tiS
ct iiis yard. Young & McCombs.
Ramser is showing an exception.il
of sterling silve;- and silver plated
- ware. A saving is guarantoeil.
Red. white, and rod and blue checked
table damask oil dye. !." cent value,
special "." cents a yard. Young &. Mc
Combs. Wall paper our line was never more
complete. We are offering special
price inducements this week. Youn:;
This is the last chance to get ba:'-
Novelties For Graduation Gifts and June Brides
BRACELETS, Combs, Necklaces, Etc.,
bought expressly for this occasion are
here in greatest assortments. The following
are offered as suggestions to forehanded buy
ers, and as examples of the splendid values to
be had in our Jewelry Store:
Our own direct importations, jeweled LaValieres
in gold and gun metal mountings, set with Turquoise,
Pearls, Amethysts and Rubies at a very special price of
Signet Rings in newest designs," a beautiful assort
ment and prices most moderate, $10.00 down to $2.00.
Hair Ornaments in rose go'd mountings, set
with pear's and brilliants, 50c to $2.03 each.
Solid gold and gold filled Neck Beads $1.50 to
French Back Combs set with finest quality
brilliants, jade, amethist, coral, etc., special values from
$2.00 to $6.00.
Vanity Purses, dainty hand purses with chain,
'German stiver, silk lined, a sterling value at $3.75.
Bracelets, very popular, the short sleeves make
them almost necessary to complete the outfit, nothing like
a pretty bracelet to add to the charm of a sleeveless arm.
Solid gold Bracelets, plain and hand carved,
$8.C0 to $ 1 5.00.
Gold filled in plain, jeweled and engraved, every
up to-date style, finished in bright and dull gold $2 to $8.
Glad to show you, buy or not, it's money saved if you
buy. cur absolute guarantee of quality goes with every sale.
gains at the Pru-ri-ta store. Come
quick only :!0 cents on the dollar. We
move next Mondav.
Dr. F. W. Brown, the eye. ear, nose.
and throat specialist, lws removed his
offices from 4i5 PKj to 4n2 lo1-. Peo
ple's National bank building.
Expert manicuring, shampooing and
thorough treatment of the hair and
scalp given by Mrs. Sol Levi, 7".G Sev
enteenth street. Old phone west 59.
New dress goods. A truly rema'ii-
ible showing of ail the latest dress fa li
nes in all the new checks, brol-en
plaids and stripes. Young & McCotn 'is.
The Young 1. tidies' society of th"
German Lutheran church. Twentieth
street and Fifth avenue, will give a
supper and miscellaneous sale in the
church basemen: W due lav. Mav "2.
from 5 to S o'clock. Come and enj i
a good supper and music.
Ralph McElhinny s Remains
Are Taken From River
at Buffalo, Iowa.
UNION MAN SHOT
Ernest Fox Hit in Leg by Bullet
of Revolver Fired by Non
TROUBLE AT EAST MOLINE
Archie Cunning, Who Did Shooting, Es
caped With Companion and Has
Not Been Located.
DROWNED TWO WEEKS AGO
Fell From Rafter North Star at
Claire Crew to Testify at In
quest in Davenport.
taken to Orion
for iiunal alter the in-
Chicago, May -JO. Following are the
market quotations today:
May. !h;"s, Wr. PS'l. !).". t.
.luiy. :ts i K, (:.". :t7' ,.
September. !t'.t"s kiu-'-j, in ' j .
May, ."".I. r.iiR. r,i.
July, ,":!. ')
JURY REPORTS THE
Court Informed of no Bills Aga nst 10
Who Were Bound Over One
Died While a Prisoner.
May, IT-!. 17:
July. HJTs. 17-'
A citizen of Buffalo. Iowa, yesterday
morning found the bodv of italph Mt-
KUminy, the Orion. 111., young man who
was drowned two weeks ago hy tailing
iff the ratter North Star when that
craft was near Lc Claire on the way
north. The bodv was taken to Dave'i-
port, wnere an inquest was beuun, the
jury adjourning ml tomorrow morning
to await the arrival of members of the
crew to testify.
an V-:ir.- of u-.
The unfortunate oung man was '11
ears al age and the sou ot Mr. an I
Mrs. .1. C. McKlhinny of Orion. He
had been employed as cook on the
Notth Star but a short time when h
lost his life. No one saw him fall int )
the water and considerable mystery
surrounds bis death. The body will b-
L. S. McCabe & Co.
In a quarrel growing out of tin
strike at East Moline L'rnest Fox,
union man emploved at Silvis ami for
meily emploved at the Koot ami Van
ler Yooit shop, was shot by Archie
Cunning, a nonunion strike breaker
employed at the Hoot. &. Yander V001
lactory, Saturday night. Fox will in
c.-riiiiiled for life, the ball hitting him
in the knee, splitting the knee cap aielj
lodging in the joint. Cunning has dis
appeared with another nonunion man
who was with him. There are two re
ports circulated in regard to the cas..
Fox and his companions claiming that
the shot was fired without provocation,
while others claim that Cunning shot
Stnrlrd on 11 nr.
Fox and five or six other union men
boarded the interurban car. and Cun
ning and another nounion man were on
the car. A quarrel ensued, and the men
had some words over the union ques
tion on the car. The two strike break
ers left the car at Third avenue and
Seventh street, East Moline, and the
union men followed. In a few minutes
til? shot was tired.
Buys Job Printing Business.
Alderman Charles J. Smith has pur
chased for $l.utn the job printing busi
ness of A. D. Martin and will equip
the plant to enlarge the business of the
institution. Mr. Smith is a practical
printer and is generally popular and
should make a success of his enterprise.
Of all the fruits that are in the land
That grow on busfh or tree.
I would give up the choicest oikf
For Hocky Mountain Tea.
Harper House pharmacy.
M01 Zf AVI
Rock Island Iu.
JEWELRY REPAIRING- AND
SPECIAL ORDER WORK.
The first requisite for this line
of work is competent workmen:
-the next, proper equipment, and
There is something commenda
ble in putting in a tiny rivet if
it is done right.
Our jewelry repair shop is en
titled to your thought and pat
ronage. The charges are always reasonable.
s. ,:. ou,
, n;7, it.
k. Iti' ,. 4 ('-
May. closed M. I.".
July, H;.7n. lit. 77. IC.CO. 1i;.t;7
September. 1C.S5, 1G.S7, 1;.72,
July. !t.l7. JI.17. !U7. '.KT1.
September, il.;:n. !M0, i.;;u, It.
May. closed S.Itu.
July, N.!2. it.iiL', s.'Xl, S.H7.
September, !.!,".. !.15, tU"
Kiceipts today. Wheat, lit
11 oilts, 17S; hogs. 41', uiiii;
25.UUU; sheep. 1S.IIUII.
Hogs left over. l.:!eu.
Hog market opened steady.
;.::."!;;. r7; mixed and butchers
ti.5.",; good heavy. HMuCti G. 15;
heavy. H.nnfi U.L'tt.
Cattle market opened strong to l'tc
higher. Sheep market opened steady.
Omaha Hogs. S.nutt: cattle. .I.oiiu.
Kansas City Hogs, '.'.tmu; cattle, S.
I'nion Stock yards S: In a. m.
market steady at early priecs.
(i.:!.")? ;.."7: mixed and butchers.
(;.."."; good heavy U.uotfi (i. 45 ;
heavy. Cnufi ti.L'n.
Cattle market steady. Heeves. 4.:!'
(?t;.50; cow s and heifers. LSofrt 4. Hit,
stockets and feeders. S.ihufi 5.2".
Sheep market steady.
Hog market closed ac'ivo at opened
prices. Light, ii.:;.")1?! !.".": mixed and
butchers. i;.25ffi 11.55; good heavy. O.n'J
fi;.55: rough heavy, C.iMiff C,:li
. Cattle market closed strong.
New York Stock.
New York. May 20. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
Gas lin, V. P. i::S, V. S. Steel pre
ferred DSVi. I. S. Steel common 34V.
Reading loi. Hock Island preferred
45. Hock Island common 19, Southern
Pacific sn-. N. Y .Central 11 2 "-4 . Mis
souri Pacific 72. L. & N. 113"s.
Smelters 122. C. F. I. 2!)1,. Canadian
Pacific 170. Illinois Central Penna
120. Erie 2:!' i. C. & O. 31?;. 1L R. T.
5. R. & O. 95 Vi. Atchison 97, Ixtco
motive SS, Sugar 122',. St. Pail
127. Copper 91. Itepublie Steel pre
ferred S4. Reiuiblic Steel common 25,
Southern Ry. 19' 4.
The May grand jury returned a par
tial report this afternoon to Judge ties;
in the circuit couit. No true bills were
leported. the jury simply report i e.
cases ignored. Iu one of these case ;
the defendant, known as ILrt Illooni
ington and held for larceny, died. whik
in jail awaiting the action of the gran 1
jury. W. II. Glcason. who was a lies -ed
for stealing copper wiie from the
Tri-City Railway company was net
held, nor was John Johnson, the ;;-
under accused of knowing 01 the the'';
of some $5" from a Twenties h stre-i
saloon where he was employe i.
Others against whom no bills we -e
found were Harry Logan. Jese tii'dis.
Sam Hall, and Matthew ltarki . charg
nl with larceny: Percy Hebt rer. or
assault with t deadly weapon; Ed
Eastman, for ateinpting burglary, an-i
Archie Cameron for mayhem. Camer
on bit Otlicer Henienway's linger in -i
con tlict in a saloon.
Tied to It
When you buy one of our 25c
tooth brushes, you have a string
tied to your money, and you have
the other end. If not satisfac
tory bristles break or fall out
bring it back and get another, or
your money back.
Trv one at our risk.
12c per pound; hens, per pound, 10c;
ducks, per pound, 9 to 10c; turkeys, per
pound. 14c to 15c; geese, per pound
9 to 10c.
Hulter Dairy. 20 to 22c.
Lard 10c to 11c.
Eggs Fresh, 15c.
Vegetables Potatoes, C5c to 70c.
Hogs Mixed, $5.75 to JC..25.
Sheep Yearlings or over, $1.00 to
$5.75; lambs, $ 1.30 to $6.75.
Cattle Steers, $3.50 to $5: cows and
heifers, $2 to $4.50; calves. $4.50 to $6
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn. 51c to 55e; oats, 42c
Fourth Ave. and Twentieth St.
$2.00 franco(Jttnian RtoS -
CURES RtieiMATISM. NeC(LOIA. SCIA
TICA. AND klNOBCD DISEASES.
Hom; Rafundad If It falls.
For rale only by
RAMSER, Jeweler and Optician,
Opposite Harper House.
5c, 10c, 13c and 20c dozen.
All Kinds cf Fruit.
1807 Second Avenue.
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island. May 20. Following are
the wholesale quotations In today's
Provisions and Produce.
Live Poultry Young chickens, 11 to
E ARE SHOWING all the desirable hats in the
attractive, snappy styles. The next few days will
be the best time of the entire season to secure
your summer hat. Literally no end of trimmed hats to se
lect from. Every new summer shape in this display, in
cluding the newest trimmed sailors. We call special at
tention to our stunning all black h?ts and our beautiful
white hats trimmed with new shade of green.
Corner Twentieth Street and Fourth Avenue.