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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
SATURDAY. JUNE 15, 11)07.
OLD PILOT DEAD
Captain Zach Suiter, Veteran
RiverMan, Passed at His
Home at LeClaire.
MANY YEARS ON THE RAPIDS
Gavt Safe Conduct to Thousand8
Lives and Millions of Dollars
Worth of Property.
Captain Zach Suiter has followed
Captain YYush Might to Hit- beyond. !!
lied at noon, yesterday at his home a.
LeClaire after a career as pilot th:.:
began before sttamboats pushed tlx
bit? tows down stream, and that co :
tinued tip to las; season. Ilis last work
was guiding the ICclipse between here
and Clinton. With the abandoning of
the Rock Island-Clinton packet Ih-M
Captain Suiter tetired.
Captain Stiller was bom May 21.
1.851 in LeClaire township. In early
life he. learned the rapids and for near
ly 40 years he knew every mystery 1 1
the channel In this difficult piece of
river. During this period thousands of
lives and million:, of dollars worth o!'
property were entrusted to his ch""
and safely delivered.
IcHlfK W ife nntl I'our l.llalrrn.
Captain Suiter was married in 1N72
to Angle David of Rapids City, w.io
f-urvives with me daught"- and three
sons, lite children being Mrs. C. W
Bardie of Chicago. Klmer M. of Black
Hear. Idaho. Charles 11. and Zach C.
Jr. at home. A sister and three broh
ers who surviw ate Mis. Agnes Free
r.ian of Heat rice. N eb.. .1. V.. ('.. P. and
J. J. Suiter, residing at LeClaire.
lug their work with a view of taktug
advantage of existing trees aud tle
veloplng all the natural leaut!es of the
landscape, 'Itie foliage will be varied
aud beautiful. About 7."t) evergreens
of all kinds have leeu planted, also
r,(ifK cottonwoods. 7,X elms, maples,
box elders, locust, ash aud chestnut
trees. Shrubs such as lilacs, snow
bulls, Russian olive aud others Lave
been set out. In one spot General Pal
mer bus placed a Colorado wild gar
den. More thau lto varieties of Colo
rado's native flowering plants and
shrubs are planted In groups In such a
manner that some In each bed will be
iu blossom in rotation the entire season.
NEW BERTILLON INVENTION.
THE WEATHER. (
Fair toniitht and Snndiivi not itineli
tinnier In temperature.
J. M. SHKHIFR, Loral Forecanler. j
Temperature nt 7 n. !!; at 3:30
p. in., H4. Maximum temperature In lat
24 hour. HO; minimum, 110. Velocity f
nlntl at 7 n. in., 2 uillea per hour. Smgf
of Hiilrr, 7.." fret, a ride of .1 foot.
Device to Establish Exact Measure
ment of a Prisoner's Features.
M. Bertillon. the chief of the Intelli
gence department of the Paris detee
the service, who is known as the in
augurator of the system of Identifica
tion of criminals by finger prints, re
cently perfected an apparatus which
it is hoped will greatly help in the
problem of the identification of arrest
ed criminals, writes the Paris eorre
tpoudeut of the Loudon Times. M.
Bertlllon has the prisoner or the body
for the system is also to be used to
aid lu the identification of the dead
photographed lying full length on a
table, with the head slightly raised.
The camera, in which is a special coin-
Insure with Beecher Bros.
Buy a home of Reldy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus, baggage, express, call Hobb's.
For bus or express, Spencer & Trefz. I
Kerler & Co., carpet and rug cleaners. '
Meet me at the .1. S. Sunday after
noon. June It;, at 2 p. m.
Co to Muscatine on the steamer .1.
S., Sunday, June 111 at 2:3u p. m.
Let Krell & Siemon do your furnace
aud tin work; 1310 Third avenue.
June It) is the date, steamer J. S.
the boat and Muscatine the place.
Excellent business men's luncheon 25
cents from 12 to 2 at Hotel Harms.
A lo pound son was born this morn
ing to Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Murphy.
25 cents saved on every wimlo.v
screen from Mueller Lumber company.
Trjl Vi t( .l-'t; If.fllK.L-.bl'iflt.. ..t'i.W ll'.Kll- .
binatlon lens Invented by M. Bertillon's , " Y
, . . ,, .... . ... i hand bags, elc. In great variety at Me
ussjsiaui, .i. ei iuiui, la jiiui-tru ui
rectly above the object to be photo
graph and at a certain fixed distance.
By means of u very delicate appara
tus the distance from the lens to hu
Fin Mountain Parks and Scents
Driveways For Colorado Springs.
General William J. Palmer, the found
er of Colorado Springs, Is about t;.
present to that city a chain of pictur
esque parks and scenic driveways val
ued at Jfl.OiXt.ooO and covering 1.50C
. acres, says the New York Tribun,;. Th
biggest park In the chain Is culled
Monument Valley park, und when It is
completed It will present a delight
ful maze of mountain side, winding
streams, sliver lakes. Hashing water
fulls, shaded nooks aud cool pathways
It borders on the tortuous and wildly
beautiful Monument creek aud Is easily
accessible to all the inhabitants of Col
The work of construction was begut
January, llo4. and uiuuy property
owners, realizing the scope and Impor
tanee of General Palmer's plans, deed
ed over their holdings aud others were
purchased. Some Idea of the uiagul
tude of the work can be obtained when
it Is stated that since January, 1001.
the force employed on the construction
of the park has not been less than 100
nieti aud 10 teams and has reached a
maximum of 407 men and 127 teams.
More than lOO.ooO cubic yards of rock,
12o.OO cubic yards of gravel. oO.ihju
yards of adobe, forty carloads of ce
ment and lS.txtO cubic yards of manure
have been used. The grading work in
cluded the moving of a little over 1)00.
(00 cubic yards of earth and sand.
Expert landscape gardeners are do
H. J. CHURCHILL
ROCK ISLAND HOUSE BLOCK.
Both phones: New 5048; old
205!;, West Third Street, over
Der Demokrat Office. Old phone
Stocks, Bonds, Cotton,
Grain and Provisions
Bought and Sold for Cash or on
CALL US UP FOR THE
H. J. Toner. A. L. Anderson.
Private wires to New York and
109 Main Street, Davenport
Phone West 407.
6c, 10c, 15c and 20c dozen.
All Kinds of Fruit
1807 Second Avenue.
They are now making tea of com
husks. A snpeiior brand of cold lea
has always been made out of corn
Imaginary plane level with a poiut Mrs. Frak Hi esclu nski of lllSi'i
halfway between the orifice of the ear . Fourteenth avenue last evening fell off
uud the corner of the eye is measured, 'a jtoreh and fractured her arm at the
and from this distance is reckoned the 'elbow.
scale of the photograph-the number Tomonmv aftern,w,n at s ol.Iof.1;
of times smaller thau the original. t. ... . , u . ,.
The photograph when used In com-!nr ,,....,' ,
JfHI l-K'U If till l nUlpTV I O lULCU l IU
apIKirutus which Is almost the exact
the given distance from the lens, and' '''' " " ginghams, chaiubiay. etc.. !-i
at the same time a transparent scale Russian tailor mniper style, tc. ST
Is moved Into focus on the same plane. 1 cents to $2.2o at McCabe's.
Reading on this scale, the detective is DanMcKellar was arrested th'.-s
able to establish the exact measure- . morning and I urned over to the Moliae
dresses for children.
ment of the features of the prisoner.
SOCIETY OF NAVY SPONSORS.
police on a warrant charging him with
the theft of $:il and a watch.
Expert manicuring, shampooing and
I thorough treatment of the hair and
-scalp given by Mrs. Sol Levi, 73G Sev
enteenth street. Old phone west ,r.;i
Alabama and Massachusetts Girls Plan
a National Organization.
Misses Mary Campbell of Birujing-
Lam, Alu., w ho christened the scout I Afternoon excursion on the steamer
cruiser Birmingham the other day, and J. S., Sunday, dune 1G. Leaves Hook
I.orena Piuiiock of Salem, Mass., who Island at 2:30 p. in. Returns at !:.!0
will soon chrlsteu the new cruiser p. in. Fare 50 cents. First of the se-
Suletu, have started to organize a so- son. Don't misn it.
c.ety of naval sponsors, which will
comprise ail those women who liavo
hristened ships of the United Status
ii'iv-t- tit ,ti tTfc.i'..n t imrtu ,iF ttiM I'nitii
..-w , ,,, , ,
States, says a Hoston special to the .." .... "f
Dress skirts, tailor made free, for
four days at. McCabe's. Read about i1.
A most unusual offer, you buy tV
without cost to von.
Attend the dancing party to be Rivet,
by Island City Hive. No. S7o. Ladic.
Miss Campbell has asked Congress
man Underwood to get the names of
all who have been sponsors and will' of the Modern Maccabees at Wath
start correspondence to perfect the or-1 Tower Inn, Monday evening, .lune 1".
ganlznttou. It will Include those who Rieuer's orchestra. Admission M
christened the Washington. Montana, 1 ents a couple, extra lady L'5 cents
Colorado, California, .Nevada, I lorida.
Kearsarge, West Virginia, tieorgia.
Maryland aud Virginia us well as the
older ones of the navy.
SONG FOR CORTELYOU.
Fellow Westfield Alumni Hail Him as
the Future President.
The Westfield (Mass.) Normal School
Alumni association, of which (leorge
H. Cortelyou has been president until
recently, has composed an nluinui song
which they propose to slug at every
alumni association meeting, says a
Westfield special dispatch to the New
York Times. It is sung to the tune of
"Auld Lang Syne," aud the lines are:
Once more we gather, schoolmates dear.
Our friendships to renew.
At normal, dear, where till rnuy hear.
Our own Cieurfe B. Cortelyou.
Though Weattleld now cnu claim no son.
We must not all forget
'Xli.it she sent out on shining day
The future president.
The line "Though Westfield now can
claim no son" Is an allusion to the
fact that there are no men students,
and there has only been one male
graduate from the school since 1SU7.
Naval Rsserves Attention!
The Rock Island division, Illino
Naval Reserves, has been requested to
take part in the parade Monday even
ing in celebration of the success in se
curing the $i(iu.oou for Greater Roc;
Island. All members of the Rock i
land divV!on are hereby ordered to re
port at their armory on Monday night
at 7:"0 sharp. Hy order
Rock Island and St. Louis.
For cptick service between Rock Is
land and St. Louis try the new train of
the Rock Island road. Leave Rock Is
land union depot at (i:0r a. m.. Twenti
eth street station at t'.:l( a. in., daily.
Arrive Peoria at S:55 a. m., Springfield
at 11:05 a. ni., St. Louis at 2:1" p. ni.
Up-to-date ftpiipment, dining cars, etc.
Austrian Boy's Extraordinary Grit
A fourteen-year-old boy of the name
of Tucek has astonished the promi
nent surgeon Raton von Eisleberg by
the remarkable grit be displayed in un
dergoing an operation, says a special
cable dispatch from Vienna to the
New York Suu. Tucek' s arm had to be
amputated. He refused to take an
anaesthetic because he wanted to
watch the operation. lie resisted all
the persuasions of the surgeon, who ul
timately yielded. The boy did not
wince and made no sound throughout,
but watched the surgeon's work with
keen attention. He said afterward the
S:ght was so interesting it wan well
worth the pain. Dr. von Eisleberg rec
ognized Lis pluck by giviug him a
A Midday Nap Club.
"WLat we need down here (Philadel
phla) In the rushing office district Is a
midday nap club," said a lawyer of
large practice recently to a reiorter
of the Philadelphia Record, "a place
where a fellow can run In for a few
wluks of midday sleep without the
danger of being awakened by some cr
ratic caller. A quiet lounge, in a se
cluded room, every fellow ta himself
and a man to call you at the moment
designated, aud I venture the thing
would be a success. Moreover, I be
llevv a few winks of sleep in the mid
dle of the day would do much to re
Here the nervous tension under which
most of us labor, prolong our lives and
avert muny a case of nervous prostra
tion. I make the suggestion in all se
riousness and hope soon to see it put
into effect." ...
The Fair Fan.
A maiden of ravishing beauty she.
And he was a fan nf high degree.
And so .e promised to leacn her all
About the American game of ball.
As down to their grand stand seats they
The rubbernecks twisted and turned and
And ttie fan felt the envy behind their
And puffed out his chest and put on airs
liut not long was he an envied man.
The trouble began when the game began
As the following verse or two will show.
For these are the things she wished to
Oh. why does that man wear that funny
And. tell me. what Is the pitcher's wing?
And do they have luncheon while they
I heard soma one speak about the plate.
"And why does he call 'strike two" when
Is only one ball to strike? Dear, dear!
He must have been hurt! You say that ha
was sliding? It looks like a fall to me
"Oh. Isn't that fine? Hurrah! Oh. my!
I'm sorry, of course, but how could 1
Know which was ours, which the other
Oh, look at that hat! Isn't It a scream?
"Why. what Is the matter? You think we
Wetter hurry home, as you're feeling bad?
we must. 1 suppose, but I hate to go.
Tin simply in love with the game, you
Kansas City Times.
Men's Tan Oxfords
Fresh lot of these "hard-to-get"
Oxfords lust re
ceived. Best tan Russia
calf, blucher cut, made
over the new beetle last
and the very latest style,
per pair, $4.00.
You will not wonder at
the increasing popularity
of our Optical Dept. after
you have visited It once.
The painstaking care with
which Dr. Myers makes all
of his examinations can
have but one result, a per
fect fitting pair of glasses.
SKIRTS MADE TO ORDER
FREE OF CHARGE!
A MOST UNUSUAL OFFER
Here is a golden opportunity. If you need a new skirt
or full suit, buy the goods at this store next
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday
Either day, and we will make the skirt to your measure
absolutely free of charge. This offer holds good on any
piece of colored dress goods in our store that sells for one
dollar or more a yard. You simply select your material,
we will do the rest Did you ever hear of so liberal an offer?
Do we mean that all these new and beau
tiful Spring suitings are to be included? We
certainly do. Nowhere else have you seen such splendid
lines of the stylish neat checks, broken plaids and small
stripe effects in those smart tans and other beautiful and
most correct soft Spring colors. Come as early as pos
sible as the selling will be lively.
Monday the 17th at 9 o'clock and for
four days We take your measure and have the skirts
made especially for you in just the style you choose, you
pay for only the cloth; making costs you nothing. The
newest skirt models to select from, side plaited, box plaited,
graduated kilt and gored effects will be shown you from
which to make selection desired.
WE GUARANTEE BOTH FIT AND WORKMANSHIP
Colic and Diarrhoea.
Palna In the stomach, colic and diar
rhoea are quickly relieved by the use
of Chamberlain's Colic. Colera aud
Diarrhoea Remedy. For sale by all
All stomach troubles are quickly re
lleved by taking a little Kodol afte
each meal. Kodol goes directly to the
seat of trouble, strengthening the dr
gestlve organs, digests what you ea:.
Sold by all druggists.
DRESSY tailored effects, a
varied collection of hand
some styles from which to
choose, and at most attractively
low prices, makes this store the
center of shirtwaist interest.
Here are some of them
Button-back waists with clusters of
quarter-inch tucks or with insertion of
face or embroidery, special for this
Fine white lawn waists with em
broidered fronts in new and effective
patterns, very exceptional values at
French model waists, and lingerie
waists in handsome styles, with beau
tiful trimmings, baby tucks, perfect in
workmanship and fit, marked at
$2.37 to $8.75.
Monday morning at 10
o'clock, 100 pretty white lawn
waists, worth $1.25 to $1.50. for 85c,
each 85c. Step lively if you want a
pick of the best for 85c.
Smart Dresses for Children
AN'T make them at the prices we offer. Buy them ready
to put on and save all that sewing trouble.
French Ginghams and fine Chambray Dresses, made and
trimmed in a neat, dainty manner, $1.94 and $2.25.
Smart little Dresses, jumper styles, $1.45, 1.87 and
Special let of Gingham and Madras Dresses, in Russian, sailor
or other styles, much under real value, 87c.
WE show the most com
plete assortment of
trunks, suit cases and satchels
at most economical prices.
Alligator and brown suit cases,
leather corners and handle, brass locks
and loops, we price them at 11.75,
$1.68 and $1.50.
Matting suit cases, basswood frame,
leather corners and handle, brass lock
A very light weight convenient case,
priced for the largest sizes, $2.68,
$2.50 and $2.38.
Best cowhide cases, leather, satin
and linen lined. $13.50. $1 1.50, $9.25
Solid leather cases, sole leather
corners, brass lock and keys, shirt fold,
all sizes, special. $5.00.
Oxford club bags, popular size, Imi
tation alligator leather. $1.95.
Romadka Ready Access
Trunk, saves one-quarter the time
of an ordinary trunk to pack or unpack,
costs no more than a common trunk.
Chicago. .Iu:u 13. rolliiwhiR atv th
market quotations today:
July, SIP,. !0-?. SS. Sll.
Septcnihtr. Ul". HI';. !tii, 2';.
llwcmlit'r, !:!?; . !.", it::. .
.Inly. W,, r,i, .li'i.
St'ixemlter. .11. f.2'-,, .IP. W.i.
Ieceinhor. r.oVs, ro, t!i"rt, .10.
July, 4 2 1 ', . 4::'i, 42. 43T.
September, :!.", :14Tm. ""V4.
December, .'!."". IH'.'i. u.1. "C,H.
July. l.l.C.r.. l.l.sit, ir,.;.i, H.7.".
September, 18.104.22.168. 1.1mi, 22.214.171.124. 1.YS7.
July. S..17. S.(',o S.tlu, S.co.
September, S.7.1. S.sil. S.72, S.77.
July, s.::7, s.4.1, s.:!7. s.i.i.
September. S..11, S.flL'. S..11, 8.0.0.
ueeetpts today. Wheat, tii; ro-n.
OAS; oats, 1P4; hogs, H.hiiii; cattle, so.
Siieep, 4.000. Mors left ovei. tl.nou.
Hog market, opened '.troiitf to r
higher. Light. .I.HOfj tl.l ; mixed and
butchers. .I-NIG tl.l.l; good heavy, ".'
W0.07; tough heavy. 5.7.1i?i I.IOi.
Cattle market opened unchanged.
Sheep market opened steady.
Omaha. Hogs. 7.oiHi; cattle. !00.
Kansas City. Hoi;s. .I.tioo; cattle. 1.
000. Union Stock yards S:4o a. m.: llo
market slow. Light, 5.!)0(f f..l2; mixed
and butchers, .l.s.Kft 0.10; good heavy,
5.75(u G.05; rough heavy, 1.7.1 51.1. t!.1.
Cattle market steady Beeves. 4.r0'?I
G.80; cows and heifers, 1.70ft 4.70;
stockeis and feeders, Il.OOSi l.oO.
Sheep market steady.
Hog market closed slow. Light. &.:)
ffiC.12: mixed and butchers, .I.SIift fi.l V
good heavy. 5.75(0 fi.05; rouh heavy,
Cattle market closed slow.
Sheep market closed weak.
New York 8tocca.v
Xew York. June 1.1 Following are
the quotations on tbe market today:
Gas 89, U. P. 131',4, U. S. Steel pre
ferred 97V, U. S. Steel common 32.
Reading 99.V2. Rock Island preferred
42, Rock Island common 19. South
ern I'acitic it'-. -V Central in ;.
Missouri Pacific 71'.;. Smelters 114. C.
F. I. 2S'.'i. Canadian Pacific Illi
nois Centra! KM',!'. Penna llNv. ICrie
21. c. At o. R r. t. r.2. it. a; o.
!i2. Atchison S7. Sugar 120. St. Paul
121";. Copper Sl'i, Republic Steel pre
ferred SI'j, Republic Steel common
25 i. Southern Ry. 1S:2.
New York Bank Statement.
Reserve, decrease. $1.4('..1.!i00; less l
S.. decrease, $1,471,475: loans, de
crease, $l.t;S!t,.100 : specie, def reuse, $1.
.1IS.000; legals. increase. $SS4.KUU: de
posits, decrease. $ l.Si!'.l2i0 ; circulat ioit,
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, June 1.1. Following are
(he wholesale quotations in today's mar.
Provisions and Produce.
Live Poultry Spring chickens $3.5')
Si $I.no dozen; hens, per lb., 10c to 11c;
ducks, per pound. ! to lee; turkeys, per
pound, lie to 15c; geese, per pound,
!t to 10c.
Butter Dairy, 1S!c to 2oc.
Lard 10c to 11c.
Eggs Fresh, 15c.
Vegetables Potatoes, old 50c to fiftc;
Hogs Mixed. $5.50 to $G.n0.
Sheep Yearlings or over, $4.00 to
$5.75; lambs, $4.50 to $G.75.
Cattle Steers, $::.50 to $4 10; rows
and heifers, $2 to $4.00; calves, $4.50 to
Feed and Fuel.
(rain Corn 54c to 5.1c; oats 44c.
Forage Timothy hay. $14 to $15:
prairie, $:', to $lt'.; clover, mixed, $12
to $1".; straw, $7.50 to $X.
Coal Lump, bushel, 13 to 14c; slack,
per bushel. 7 to Sc.
Wood Hard, per load, $5 to $.1.50.
Notice is hereby given that an elec
tion will he held on Tuesday, the 2.1th
day of June. 1H07, in the city of Rock
Island. 111., for the purpose of electing
two members of the board of education
of Rock Island school district. The
IM.lling place for said election will be
at Flick's livery stable. 11M2 Third av
enue; which election will bo opened ar
S o'clock in the morning and eon! inn.'
open 'lntil 7 o'clock in the afternoon of
The judges and clerks of election re
siding in the first precinct of the Fourth
ward will be the judges and clerks for
Rock Island. Ill . June 14. i;to7.
II. C. SCIIAFFKR. Mayor.
Has your stomach .gone out of busi
ness'.' If so yon can reach the top
notch of physical and mental power
by using Hollister's Rocky .Mountain
Tea. 25 cents. Tea or Tablets. Har
per house pharmacy.
ARE YOU A BOOSTER?
If so, smoke and boost
Manufactured in Rock Island and for sale by all first class dealers
in Rock Island, Moline and Davenport.