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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
SATURDAY. MARCH 11, li)OS.
Afl OPEN MEETING
Annual Program of Kate
Mission Society to be
RETURNED MISSIONARY TALKS
Miss Mary Campbell to Speak of Work
Greetings Extended by
Liliie Cervin and Einar
' The Kate Hill Mission society of
the United Presbyterian church will
hold its annual open meeting at the
church Monday evening. At this time;
the newly elected officers wl'.i be re
ceived and reports for the year win
be rend. Miss Mary Campbell, a re
turned missionary from India, will be
the special guest of the society aui
will Rive a short address. Greetings
will be read from Miss Hill for whom
the society Is named and wht is wok
a missionary in Indja.
lroKi-aiu to lit .iven.
The program to be given follows:
Missionary psalm Choir.
Address of welcome Miss Cora
Secretary's and treasurer's report of
year's work Miss Tillie Toenniges,
Miss Xellie Simpson.
Reading, "Trying the Rose Act"
Miss Hazel .Mauzy.
Vocal - solo. "The .Rosary" (Elhcl
bert Nevln) Miss Florence Andrews.
Reading. "The One-Legged Goose"
Miss Jessie Mauzy.
A plea for missions by representa
tives in costume. Members of the
society and Sabbath school.
Short address Miss Mary Camp
bell, returned missionary from India.
7'hrratrninff tventhrr tonlteht nnd Snn
rfny; polilrr tonigrht; ranch voider Sun
lny. J. M. .MlFTIUEIl, I-o.nl Forecaster.
Temperature nt 7 a. in., 40; at 3:30
p. in., t!2. Maximum temperature In Iimt
24 bourn, 4S; minimum, as. Veloelty of
nind at 7 a. in., la milew per hour, Stage
of wnter, 7.3 fret, a full of .1 foot In
lifNt 21 hourx. I'rrclpllntlon, none.
Jvlarch 14 In fitstory.
1803 Frederick Theophllus TCI jpstock. Cer
man poet.' died: born l"A. '
1SS0 Victor Kmrr.znuel. In vhose reign the
nnllUatlon of Italy was completed,
born in Turin: died Jan. 9. 187S.
1883 Dr. Karl Marx. Socialist leader ayd.
revolutionary writer, died; born 181S.
1900-Rev. Tmvr.as Klnnicut needier, not
ed Consreputlonalist minister, died at
El:iira. N. V.; born 1S24.
1903 M. Leso:ive. noted French dramatist.
author of "Adrlenne Lecouvreur,
died ir. Paris; born 1H07I
PLAN -BIG PICNIC
Proposed to Have All Sunday
Schools of County Partici
pate in Outing.
AKES for weddings.
- . receptions, parties,
birthdays, etc., made to
order by the Cake Man.
fO BE HELD HERE IN AUGUST
Executive Committee of Association
' Meets to ConsHer Details of
Tonight and Tomorrow Morning.
Sun ssts fi:0J. rises C:0T. Moon seta
1:23 n. m Moon's ace, 12 days. 4:4S a. m.,
one-tiftSi ot leap year gone.
Buy a borne of Reidy Bros.
Me to Jones for a cheap stove.
TrI-City Towel Supply company.
For bus or express, Spencer & Trefz.
See II. K. Walker's classified ads.
I defy you to beat my prices on all
kinds of stoves. Jones, the second
Kerler & Co., carpet cleaners, moved
to 1710 Fourth avenue,
Let krell & Siemon" do your furnace
and tin work; 131C Third avenue.
The fresh stock of flower and garden
seeds is all ready for you at Mc
Cabc's. Tremendous trade temptations in the
great March furniture sale at Me
Cabe's. Don't shiver yourself Into sickness;
take your small change to Jones and
get a stove.
Wall paper at Lerch & Greve's. We
give, green trading stamps; 2002
Try . Mrs. Austin's buckwheat flour.
Makes dandy cakes, with the genuine
flavor. Ask your grocer.
Large selection and lowest prices on
waH paper at I.erch & Greve's. Don't
forget the trading stamps.
Fresh eggs 12 cents per dozen at
W. J. Mueller's this evening. Only
two dozen to a customer.
Good old fashioued cakes are made
from Airs. Austin's buckwheat fiour
Fresh goods now at your grocers.
Don't forget St. Patrick's annual ball
Tuesday evening, March' 17, 'at 'Indus'-
driill hall C: tifW'rc Ctisii1fa irfihnttrfl
Notice thOSe twenty SetS Of Don-t f01.get St. Patrick's annual ball
Steel rolls. (Tuesday evening, March 17, at Indus-
j , . .' ' . , :r ,, trial hall. George Stroehle's orchestra,
irt . 8 i & Pohlman. s!"h Iand
Medal Flour Very Slowly collector, can be found at Hilfinger's
Tpr.i.. ; ' harness bhop, 150G Second avenue,
TM .1 (l I
xncy reauce me nOUT par- 1 We have just unloaded a carload of
tides tO the Same Size ifine extension tables, which you are
. . - 'invited to call and see. Clemann &
I his makes your dough and saizmann.
batter an even mixture fnr The new spring millinery at Mc-
TO DEDICATE NEW ORGAN
Program to Be Held at Zion Lutheran
Church March 27.
The new pipe organ, presented to
Zir.n Lutheran chinch by the young
people's association will be dedicated
Friday evening, March 27. The or
gan was built by Hie Marshall-Bennett
Pipe Organ company at a cost of $2.
Professor Emil .Larson of Au
gusiana college will play and the pro
gram will be participated in by the
Wennerberg chorus, the church choir
The executive committee of the
Rock Island County Sunday Seiiool
association at a meeting held at ihe
Y. M. C. A. last even ing .selected Reck
Island as the place for holding the
first county Sunday school picnic, the
date being changed from the third
Thursday in August to ilio second
Thursday fn August because of a. con
flict of dates with the farmer-,- picnic
The county Sunday school picnic dny
is a new feature adopted at 'ho last
convention. Efforts will be made- la
have all the Sunday schools cf the
county participate. A parade through
the streets of the city will be the feat
ure of the day and a basket dinner
will be served at the picnic grounds
hich will be announced later. A
rogram will be given ant: various
ames ana amusements win ue pro-
ided. Further arrangements will be
made at a meeting with the county
Sunday school committee to b lie Id j
April 18. s - '
A. til for Misxlonx.
The executive committee also de-
ided to add the department of mis
sions to the work of the association.
committee was appointed :o select
superintendent for jthis department.
Mission work has been successfully J
carried on in other counties ? is
herefore no experiment.
Camel races are held regularly hi the
south of Algeria, where valuable prizes
are offered for the encouragement of
the breed of racers, and as niuclf inter
est Is taken in their preparation and
performance an in that of race horses
In this country. .The racing camels are
the result of , very careful breeding
through many generations, and In size,
temper, ami appearance they are so
different from the ordinary beast of
burden that they might almost be con
sidered a different race of animals.
Perhaps the most conspicuous char
acteristic of the ordinary camel is its
extreme slowness. Nothing on earth
will ever induce it to hurry. A twentv
dollar note will buy a very fair speci
men, but for a niebarl, or racing camel.
five or ten times that puui is retpiired
to effect a purchase.
The racer, however, can be depended
ou for nine or ten miles an hour
ept up for six teen" or seventeen hours
almost without a stop. The pace In a
camel race Is generally fast and furi
ous at the beginning, when all the ani
mals are together and seem to realize
that a contest is tn progress.
For Sale ;
r- -.-. : . Mil
ttOI 8 AVI
A great many people may eay,
"tnere's very little difference In
jewelry stores," but our increas
ed patronage convinces us that
what' little there is, Is very im
portant. Our principles of storekeeping
consist in uniting all ou efforts,
ideas and particular volition to
make It different and better, to
cuetain your good will and favor
"If you gather apples in the
sunshine, and then retire within
doors, and shut your eyes and
press them with your hand, you
shall stiil sse apples hanging in
the bright light."
Rock Island, lit.
Cabe's is attracting a vast amount of
favorable comment. It's time now to
think about that new spring hat.
Tonight at 7:30 at the Y. M. C. A.
the regular Saturday evening enter
tainment for the boys will be given.
It will consist of moving pictures.
Charming variety marks the ladies
spring suits and coats now beiilg dis
played at McCabe's. If you're inter
ested, it's a good time to look at them
Island City Court of Honor 855-will
hold its monthly card party and dance
Thursday evening, March '19, at Bes-
elin's hall.. Admission, 15 cents. Schle-
beri's orchestra. '
Dr. Joseph DeSilva who has boon at
the bedside of a brother-in-law in New
Orleans, wno suomitled to an opera
tion, expects to return home in a fow
days, as the patiunt is much improved
Irish music .and souvenirs for every
body at the rink Tuesday night
' Masquerade postponed until Thursday
March 19. Put on your costume and
i carry off the prizes. - $50 worth of
Robb's Expresg cpmpany claims
new record for moving baggage of
show troupe in Rock Island. The ef
fects of the "Madam Butterfly. com
pany, three carloads, were taken from
the cars and placed in the Illinois the
ater in 2 hours and 15 minutes.
. Arthur W. Grobe of this city arid
Miss Edna Bulthaupt of Daveupoi
were united in marriage this after
noon " by Justice G. Albert Johnson
Mr. Grobe is employed as a pressman
at Kramer & Co.'s shop. r Mr. and
Mrs, Grobe will reside in this city.
The republican ward primaries pre
paratory to the city convention are be
ing held this afternoon. Thfre is
lively coutest on the aldermanic nom
ination in the Third and Seventh wards
The candidates for the different nom
inations' have been heretofore -put
Beautifying methods that injure the
skin and health are dangerous. Be
I beautiful without injuring yourself by
taking Hollister'a Rocky Mountain
Tea. Lovely' complexions follow its
juse. 35c, ea or tablets. , Harper
House pharmacy. .
"First Aid" Idea For Railroads.
Besides the customary ax and crow
bar passengers Lave seen for years
In a glass case in raiU'oad coaches, Dr.'
Insleo H. Berry urged the other day
at the annual meeting in New York
of the Society For Instruction In First
Aid to the Injured that each train
leaving New York city should be com
pelled to carry one kit containing
bandages, whisky, splints, plaster, ster
ilized cotton, etc., for ue in case of
accident or sickness. He said hun
dreds of trainmen had been graduat
ed from the society and consequently
knew how to use such supplies to the
news all the time THE
You know it.
THey know it.
So do we.
' V ' - . ' ":'
And busy v
In tKe city.
QUR Expert OpU
, , tiatv will examine
your eyes and give ad
vice without charge.
ORE Women can be pleased than ever before, be
cause of this splendid " variety. There Is a wider
range of fabrics than usual, while In colors the
Copenhagen Blues, Soft Browns and Rich Navies compete -for
supremacy. These colors appear in plain fabrics and
many mixtures. Among the more delicate shades are the
new Tan called Blondine, Raspberry and New Green.-
Among the new popular fabric is Panajah Cloth, some
thing like Rajah, but of more even texture and in beautiful
shadings of Brown, Copenhagen, Navy, etc., etc. Then
there are Shadow Stripe Serges and Panamas and the
two-toned stripes so fashionable in Paris and very new to
this country. .
. Some of the styles are modified Prince Chaps, Jaunty
Three-button Cutaways, Dip Front Cutaways, Fashionable
Butterfly Suits, etc. There is also a diversity cf Skirt
models, newest plaited styles, popular flaring gored skirts
and extreme width self fold being among the most wanted
Many Jaunty style touches, perfect tailoring, fine linings,
correct styles, originality and novelty are some of the features
that characterize these suits.
The prices are from $10.00 to $50.00, with esoecial em
phasis from $18.00 to $37.50. .-
Smart Coats for
IMisses arid Girls
TTHIS Is a new line of Mannish Coats for Misses
and Girls that attracted our attention in New
Y ork recently. ' -
The cloths are- tight weight Spring Cassimeres
and Worsteds, West of England product and cf super
ior quality, while the styles themselves are those simple,-
graceful models with that Mannish touch so
becoming in garments for young people. These are
exclusive with u:. and prices are 'moderate,' $7.50
HpHESE famoiis stcckipgs are best fdr school wear.
Double spliced linen knees, heels and toes, best
fast black, extra elastic knit. Three weights, fine,
medium and extra heavy for big boys. These hose
will -save money on children's school clothes, per pair,
either weight. 25c.
Women's Cadet Hose, plain or ribbed,
double tees and hsels. per pair, 25c.
(ARPET weavers attention. ' Plenty
cf the best 4-ply Carpet Warp in
all the staple colors. Strong,' smocth
and fast dye. This warp is the kind
you want, make your selections whiie
color line is complete. -
V FINE assortment of new styles
just arrived. With those already
here you have never seen a more
complete line fcr waists, suits, dresses,
shirts, etc., including nurses' stripes,
priced at 12C and 14i-C.
Monday and till sold. 15 styles genu
ine Amoskeag Seersuckers, per yarf,
lyTarch Sale Laun
TASH Boilers 39c. No. 8 heavy retinned
Wash Boilers, vith cover and drop handles,
Galvanized Iron Vash Boilers, each. 75 C.
. 50-foot Sash Cord Clothes Line, 19c.
Folding Umbrella Clathes Bars, 75c.
Hard wood Wash Benches, each 58c.
Pott's style "Sad Iron, set 98c.
Steel frame Clothes Wringer. $1.48.
10-foot Adjustable Clothes Line props, each 22c.
Handled Ironing Wax. 5 for 5c.
Hard wood Clothes Pins, lc a dozen, lc.
Electric Carpet Cleaner for Carpets, Rugs.
Tapestries, etc., large can. 15c. i
Electric Wall Paper Cleaner, can, 10c.
I txquisue taste ana perfection ot styles marks tne
(New Spring Hats we are now showing.
J36.00 Bed Davenport, quar
tered ."oak - frame, upholstered in
green block Velour. $27.00.
Linoleums, plain, printed and
Inlaid., wood and tile patterns,
58c to 45c yard.
Inlaids and Granites down to
Birch Mahogany Chair, uphol
stered In tapestry, $1.97.
THh March Furniture Sale of Furniture,
J- Carpets, Rugs, Linoleums, etc. Never
were there more notable offerings in worthy,
desirable Furniture and Floor Coverings.
Extra good bargains in room-size Rugs, 9x12
feet, Royal Wilton Rugs, patterns to close both
all-over and medallion designs, in varied color
ings, 40.00 values, down to $33.50.
. Brussel Rugs, 9x12 feet,. Sanford's. and
Smith's extra quality, Persian and Floral pat
terns, 15.00 .values, for $11.45.
Velvet and Axminstcr Carpets, values up to 1.40,
85c and $1 yard.
Ingrain Carpets, all wool extra supers, 63c and 55c yd.
Union-Ingrain Carpets, small rolls, 35c, 25c and 19c yd.
Polished Birch Mahogany Rock- 'an?e bins, boards and drawers.
ers, with arms. $3.50.
: 13.50 genuine Mahogany Chair
with loose silk plush cushions.
. 16.50 Mahogany Chair, uphol
stered in Spanish leather. $10. .
Oak Kitchen Cabinets with 2
Large Oak Dressers, 42-Inch
tops. 2 large and 2 email drawers,
swell front with large French bevel
mirrors. 15.00 values, $11.65.
Pedestal Parlor Tables, oak and
mahogany. 24-inch tops. 7.50
fTTHE Seeds that grow, such seeds
as you always find. here, are now
on sale in greatest variety, per pack
age, lc. . .
Many thousands of packages, hund
reds of varieties of flower and vege
table seeds, everything you may want
Is in the'assortment, a penny per pack
age, lc. -
High time to seed your
lawns, j We have the best, clean
lawn grass, Kentucky blue grass and
white Clover at the lowest prices.
. Bulk Seeds in plenty cf varie'y
and of superior vitality. y
of Petticoats. Black Italian cloth Petti
coats' with flaring flpunce? and Heath
erbloom Petticoats in black and colors,
-actual values up to $2.50..' It is a for
tunate purchase - that brings these to
, you at $1.00 each, only $1.00.'"
: HU'iots Theater Building.
Order Your Easter
f Suit Now. '
Chicago,- March 14. Following are
the market quotations today:-
May. 94, 90, 94. 9CA.
July. 89, 92 '4. 89. 92.
September. SG. 89, S0. 89.
May, f.5. fiO',, C0V3. 00.
:. July; 02 Vi. C2,-2. 62. '
SeptenibtT.Gli, 01. 01. Cl.
. .May, 54 , 54. 54, 54.
' July, 45, 4S. 45, 47., ...
September, 37. 38, 37. o.
. v Pork.
- May. 12.10, 12.35, 12.10, 12.30.
July,.12.47, 12.72, 12.47, 12.07.
. May; 7.80, 7.90, 7.80, 7.90.
July, 8.05, 8.15, 8.05, 8.12.
- . ' . Ribs.
May. C.75,6.S2.' 6.75. C.S0.
July, 7.05, 7.10, 7.05, 7.10.
Receipts - today: Wheat. 41; ccrn.
124; oats, 217; hogs. 17.00;- cattle,
300; sheep 3,000.
Hog market opened . steady to
strong. HQga left over, 6.000. Light,
$4.404.57; mixed and butchers, $1.40
4.72; good heavy, $ 1.4 OS 4.72 ; rough
heavy, $4.4O4.50. "
" Cattle market Opened steady.
Sheep market opened steady.
; Omaha Hogsf 1.700; cattle," 100.
Kansas City Hogs. 5,000; cattle.
300. : - -
Hog market closed strong. Light,
$4.404.05; mixed -and butchers, $4.40
(5)4.77: eood heavv. J4.45(fi4.77: rough
heavy, 4.45 453.'-.
Cattle market- closed unchanged
! Beeves. $4.235,G.30f cows and heifers,
Minneapolis: Today, 298; last week,
211; last year. 312. Duluth: Today,
53; last week. 24; last year, 100.
Liverpool closing cables Wheat
to Vi higher, corn higher.
New York Stocks.
Xew York, March 14. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
Gas 88. U. P. 125, U. S. Steel
preferred 9S, U. S. Steel common 34,
Reading 105 y, , Rock Island preferred
24, Rock Island common 14, South
em Pacific 74. N. Y. Central 101 '4,
Missouri Pacific 37,- L. & S. 98 Vi,
Smelters 6S. . F. I. 20, Canadian
Pacific 145, Penna IISV2. Erie 15, C.
& O. 29, B. R. T. 44. B. & O. 83,
Atchison 74, Locomotive 38 Vi. Sugar
119, St. Paul 118, Copper 57 Re
public Steel preferred 71. Republic
Steel common 18 4, Southern Ry. 11 VS-
to $5.50. " -' '
Feed and Fuel.
Orain Corn, 64c to 65c; rjats, 52c
Forage Timothy hay, $11 to $13;
prairie, $9.00 to $11.00; clover, $10.0i
to $11.00; straw, $G.00.
CoalLump, per bushel, lCc'to 14c;
slack, per bushel, 7c to 8c
. Colds Cause Headache.
. Laxative bromo quinine removes the
cause. Used the world over to cure
a cold In one day. E. W. Grove's sig
nature on box. 23 cents.
Best Healer in the World. -
Rev. F. Starbird of East Richmond.
Maine, says: "I have used Bucklen'a
Arnica Salve for several years, on my
old army wound, and other obstiiiate
sores, and find, it the best l)ealer In
the world. I use it too with great suc
cess in my veterinary business." Price
25 ceuts at all druggists.
Beer. That Is Beer.
If you want to drink good beer, order
the Davenport Malting company's pale
export Delivered anywhere in Rock
Island. Both- phones, north 1C9.
$3.004.90. - V
. Sheep market closed stronj
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS. ,
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, March 14. Following
are the wholesale prices today:
Provisions.. and Produce,
Eggs Fresh, ICV2C. ' - f -Live
Poultry Spring.. chickens. 10c
per pound; hens, per pound, ducks,
per pound, 9c; turkeys, pei; pound,
14c ; geese, per pound, 9c.
Butter Dairy, 25c to 27c. ? ;
Lard 10c. ; . i -
Vegetables Potatoes, GocJ; onions,
$1.15. :; ' " . .
Live Stock. ,' -
Hogs $4.00 to $4.33. - - '
Sheep-Yearlings or ova, $4.00 to
55.00; lamba, $4 50 to $G.7i
Cattle Steers, $3.00 to J$5.00; cows
aitd heifers, $2.00 to $4.00;calves, $4.00
Repair Your Robf
.- Before Spring Rains Set In.
We Can Save You Over 25
Best grade Washington Red
Cedar, Extra Star . A Star.
6-2, Price Der 1,000 ....
FLINT-COATED RUBBER ROOFING
Best" Asphalt. Roofing made, guaranteed for 6,8 and 10
years, according to ply. Price per 108 square feet.
Including necessary nails and cement
Q-f1 rrtrrt ' We have a ful1 line of Sce,, RoofinS'
wtvwwa A.yjjM.M.M.i painted & galvanized. - r ttf
corrugated and 2 V-crimn. Price, per sanare. v
: in both
Price, per square..,
IF YOU ARE PAYING MORE THAN THESE
PRICES, YOU ARE PAYING TOO MUCH.'
U. Roberts Go.,
Case and Federal Sts., Davenport. (Take a , Third Street Car East.)