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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
WEDNESDAY. MARCH 25, 1908.
Aledo Man is Honored by ihe
Illinois Demccraric Committee.
State Convention to be Held at
CMcago, March 25. In the meeting
of the democratic state central com
mittee held here today, William Jen
nings Bryan was endorsed for "the
presidency in emphatic language. It
was decided that -the state convention
will be htld at Springfield April 23.
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tary of the committee to succeed the
late Dennis J. Hogan.
A resolution endorsing Bryan" was
adopted 33 to 1, James II. Donohue of
East St. Louis being the only dis
senter. Sullivan voted in the affirmative.
HON. GEORGE A. COOKE,
New Secretary Democratic State Ccn
Friends of Roger Sullivan, the Illinois
member of the democratic national
committee, were in complete control
of the meeting.
Only One Point of Difference.
The only point upon which there ap
peared to be a division of sentiment
was ovcj the manner of selecting del
egates to the state convention. In
this the Sullivan men won their point,
defeating M. F. Dunlap of Jackson
ville, who wanted to put through a
rule requiring county conventions to
The matter of selecting delegates
was finally left to the county commit
tees to determine either by those bod
ies directly or through the medium of
Cooke Klcetrd Seeretary.
Chairman Charles Boeschenstein
presided, and Hon. George A.
Cooke of Aledo -was elected as secre-
Rock Island. III.
OUR REPAIR SHOP.'
You'd scarcely believe unless
you saw with your own eyes,
the classy work turned out in
our jewelry repair shop and
the receipts of some orders for
gifts to the graduates set us to
planning In early anticipation of
a busy season.
', We'll leave out the "masterful
production" talk and all that
sort of thing, and ask you to
give our 6hop your preference.
We'll give you proof of its
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Rock Island. III.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Jones for second hand goods.
Sidewalk cement at Mueller's.
Trl-City Towel Supply company.
For bus or express, Spencer & Trcfz.
Mueller's are agents for genuine
Kerler & Co., carpet cleaners, moved
to 1710 Fourth avenue.
Sell . mo your household goods.
Jones, second hand and loans.
Let Krell & Siemon do your furnace
and tin work; 1316 Third avenuo.
Lewis' Single Binder straight 5
cents. Many 6mokers prefer them to
Never so many compliments for the
new spring hats as McCabe's are re
Ready in a jiffy, easy to prepare, a
good, hearty breakfast is Mrs. Austin's
St. Julian bowling alleys, Seven
teenth street and Seventh avenue.
Phone West 8S5-K.
The spring millinery opening begin
ning today at McCabe's continues tor
the balance of the week.
The new spring fashions are fully
illustrated in women's suits and jack
ets on exhibition at McCabe's.
Ben Larson of Cable and Miss Lillie
Johnson of Orion were maricd this
morning by Justice G. A. Johnson.
Dr. Joseph DeSilva has removed his
office from the Bengston building to
rooms 206 and 207 Safety building.
Mueller's Silver Creek coal $3.25 de
'ltvered. is the best proposition for
stoves and furnaces in Rock Island.
. w ih wvu, iiuiv wiin., uit,nn'
fast, always buy Mrs. Austin s pancake
flnur Ynlir Jrnppp hast n frPch cnnnlv
Remember when you get a load of
Mueller's $2.50 Springfield you are
getting something better than coarse
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Elliott arc
the parents of a daughter born to
them at their home, 524 Twenty-sec
No lady who is particular about the
kind of hat she wears should fail to
attend McCabe's opening exhibit of
Nearly 50 imported Hartz mountain
canaries were sold last week at Mc
Cabe's; 48 more just received this
morning are going equally fast. t
court or Honor no. 31 win give a
card party and dance at" K. C. hall
Thursday evening, March 26. Admis
sion 15 cents. Schieberl's orchestra.
There will be a fish fry open to the
public at the Second Baptist church,
colored, Friday evening. Mrs. Celia
Morrison andi Mrs. Cordelia Howard
constitute the committee in charge,
The demonstration and sale of the
famous P. N. corsets this week at Mc-
Cab is an event of much interest
The saving of 50 cents on each corset
is a special feature which the ladles
do not forget.
The Ladies' Aid society of the First
Methodist church will give a . coffee
next Friday afternoon from 3 to 6 at
the home of Mrs. Jesse Y. Postle
waite, 1122 Twentieth street, the af
fair being public in nature.
The meeting of the Ladies' Aid so
ciety of the Central Presbyterian
church which was to have been held
tomorrow afternoon has been postpon
ed to Thursday of next week, because
of the mass meeting for women at the
Broadway Presbyterian church tomor
ine uavenport Nursery company
offers for spring planting a large and
complete assortment of fruit trees
vines, hardy flowering shrubs, roses
etc. Our prices are right and stock
guaranteed true to name. Phone 1046-Y,
or send postal, and our city salesman
will call. i
Assistant Attorney- General. C. W
Trickett of Kansas City, Kan., will
address a mass meeting for women to
morrow afternoon at 3 o'clock in the
Broadway Presbyterian church. In
the evening at 8 o'clock at the Illinois
he will address a meeting which will
be for men only. Mr. Trickett has
gained quite a reputation in his work
of driving the saloons out of "Kansas
city, and he comes with a message.
Generally fair nod warmer tonight ;
ThurKday, Increaalng cloudlneM, ana
J. M. SHERIEn, Local Forecaster.
Temperature at 7 a. in., 80; at 3:30
re., 58. Maximum temperature in luat
24 hoara, 3S minimum, 2i. Velocity of
wjnd at 7 a. m., 8 uillen per hoar. I're-
ipllatlon in Iatit 34 bourn, .01 inch.
Stage of water, 5.3 feet, a fall of J
foot in lant 24 bourn.
READY WITH WARM WELCOVM
.We wish to inform 'the ladies that
our formal millinery opening begins
Wednesday, March 25, and closes Sat
urday night. SWAN M. M'ELROY
1421-1423 Fifth, avenue, Moline.
MRS. D. E. SCHOLL
Is the place to get a good sham
poo, facial and scalp massage,
manicuring or chiropody.
A full line of hair goods, nets,
etc. Hair work made to order.
Hair dressing for parties and
weddings at the homes if de
sired. Opposite Harper house.
Old Phone 953. V
Cause of Stomach Troubles.
When a man has trouble with his
stomach you may know that he v I;
eating more than he should or of some
article of food or drink not suited to
his age or occupation, or that his bow
els are habitually constipated. . Take
Chamberlain's St6mach and Liver Tab
lets to regulate the bowels and im
prove the digestion and see :- if the
trouble does not disappear. Ask: for a
free sample. Sold by all druggists.
It coaxes back that well feeling
healthy look, puts the sap of life In
your system, protects you from dis
ease. Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea
bag no equal as a spring tonic for
the whole family. 35 cents, tea or tab
lets. Harper House pharmacy.
March 25 In History.
1771 Joachim Murnt, Bonnpartlst king
of Naples, French marshal, etc.,
born near Cahors, France; shot In
Calabria Oct. 13, 1S15
1802 Walt Whitman, . poet, died at
Camden, N. J.; bora 1819.
1007 French troops advanced to oc
cupy Oudja as a step to enforce
reparation8 for the murder of a
French subject in January, 1007.
Nlcaraguan forces captured Teguci
galpa, capital of Honduras.
Tonight and Tomorrow Morning.
Sun sets G:13, rises 5:40; moon rises
2:15 a. m.; 4:11 a. m., moon In con
junction with Uranus, passing the
planet from west to east; planet Mer
cury visible low in east before sunrise.
A N Importer's sam
pies of Women's
Hose, worth 75c, 62c and
50c, include Lisle, Gauze
and fine" cotton stockings,
30 dozen, pick while they
last lor 29c pair, 29c.
mill . lengths, best and
choicest styles, 2 to 10 yds.
long, always 14c, this time,
per yard, 10c
! ENATOR Guggenheim, the wealthiest
member of the U. S. Senate, says:
"The recent panic was a blessing in
disguise. Benefitted by the experience
through which we have passed, we will be
able to prevent its repetiton."
Ho Is an optimist every word" you speak, every
thought you think has an Influence. Be an optimist
The Spring Business Is fast budding Into bloom.
W want our share opportunities such as ve offer
are not found every week nor in every store you
come here because you expect more here, you ob
serve how the best styles, the highest qualities and
the lowest prices are found walking hand in hand at
this store; in addition to all these better inducements
here, we have told you of our profit-sharing plan.
We give you absolutely free "S. & H." Green Trad
ing Stamps with each cash purchase , which enables
you to get these beautiful presents without costing
you a single pennyuseful, decorative, luxurious.
You are invited to Inspect them at the "S. & H."
Premium parlors in the new Safety Building.
Colorado Will Use Democratic Con
venticn in Advertising the State.
Denver, Col., March 25. The dem
ocratic national convention which wil!
be held in this city July 7 promises to
be one of the most interesting gath
erings of the political party it reprc
scuts that has ever been known to th
history of the United States. Resi
dents of Denver expect a larger crowd
o attend than has ever come to anj
similar gathering in the country. Large
sums of money will be spent in tht
entertainment of those who attend antf
the city will be lavishly decorated foi
the event. Both' democrats and re
publicans will join ip the demonstra
ions of hospitality.
The people of Colorado feel that to
bring such a large and 'representative
body to the state will be of immenst
benefit In increasing its population
and insuring its future development.
For that reason the citizens of Denver
have organized to give the visitors the
gieatest display of western hospitalitj
that, has ever been accorded visitors
to this city. Efforts will be made bj
towns adjacent to Denver to persuadt
the delegates to go in large numbers
Into the agricultural regions of tht
state, through the mm:ng camps and
cross the wide stock ranges in ordei
that they may see from .what source
Colorado millions are derived.. In some
sections of Colorado land planted witt
fruit trees sells for Jl.GOO an acre. Ir
the beet sugar districts close to Den
ver It is not uncommon to find farms
of several hundred acres which art
valued at $500 per acre. These pe
culiar land values are expected to be
of interest to people from distan:
states as well as the immense mines
and smelters for which Colorado Is
An effort will be made to persuadt
visitors to this state that Colorado is
desirable state in " which to locate
and all who come will be so hospita
bly treated that they will go away
ready to assert that Colorado people
are hospitable to strangers and loyal
to their state.
RUSTLING Taffeta Silk
Petticoats in the effective
tailored strap, others deep
shirred flounce, in beautiful
Roman colors, changeable and
black, extraordinary values at
Genuine Heatherbloom pet
ticoats, deep shirred flounce,
some are tucked, extra under
lay, colors and black, $1.69.
Fine White Petticoats of cambric,
very deep flounce, has embroidery or
lace trimming, full and fluffy, only
Do not Delay. Have your eyes
examined by our expert optician.
Variety Is the Word
When it Comes to
'T'HERE are many beautiful Belts in embroidered
A effects, Dresden and Floral patterns In all colors
and widths; fancy buckles, 50c to $1.45.
New Nethersole Belts of shirred elastic with bead
edges in black only, very swell at 75 C.
New silk braid Belts, with tinsel edges, all col
ors, at 50c.
Merry Widow Belts with Persian band trimming.
In assorted colored leathers, 6Sc.
Exquisite new Beltings in corded, stripe, hercu
les and swivel embroidered patterns, all filled with
best elastic, part of our Importation direct from
France and Germany, are now on sale for the first
New Belt Buckles In many handsome patterns,
exclusive with us. 25c to $1.75.
The New Spring Fashions
SUITS, Jackets, Skirts and Waists are all included in
. this c6mprehensive display of the new styles. Our
busy garment section on the second floor is doing a really
marvelous early spring business.
Our presentation of the fashions carries the endorse
ment of the best style authorities. Besides being assured
of the best tailoring, many beautiful and exclusive models
await your inspection.
There Is a Fine Collection of Dressy Waisb
ready for your inspection In the new waist section north of rotunda.
Pretty effects in Net Waists, Taffeta Waists. Jap Silk Waists.
Tailored Waists, Lingerie Waists, Sheer Lawn Waists, etc It is
scarcely necessary to say that these are representative of some of New
York's foremost waist houses and are perfect in fit and style.
The prices are exceedingly attractive and range from 75c to
SPRING SUITS for women in
the season's most modish crea
tions, In fabrics that are stylish
and good quality in colors of the
most wanted kind, including those
fashionable checks and stripes, gather
ed from several of New York's best
makers. You'll quickly realize the
unusual values in these at $26.75.
BLACK Broadcloth and Tan
Covert Coats. "Chic" little
jackets made in new dip front shape
of good broadcloth and extra quality
Covert cloth, lined throughout with
satin, very attractive indeed, $9.75.
RECORD OF COURT HOUSE
Judge R. V. Olmstead, presiding.
Estate of Thomas Roberts. Widows
relinquishment and nomination of J
W. Simonson filed. Petition of J. V.
Simonson for letters of administration
filed. Oath taken and filed. Bond ol
said J. V. Simonson in the sum ol
?2,300. filed and approved. Ordered
that letters of administration issue to
him. Inventory filed and approved.
Estate of David Cramer. Bond of
Albert Cramer in the sum of $10,000
filed and approved. Ordered that let
tcrs ox administration d. b. n. issue to
Estate of Frederick Wendel. Annual
report of Frederick A. Wendel, non
resident executor filed and approved
Estate of Elizabeth R. Vanderburgh,
Proof of mailing copy of petition for
probate of will on file. Proof of pub
lication of notice of petition for pro
bate of said will filed. Deposition of
F J. Whiteside and C. M. Hubbard
taken in open court in proof of exe
cution thereof filed. Will admitted to
probate and ordered filed and record
ed. Petition of Eder Vanderburgh for
letters of administration c. t c. filed
Oath taken and filed. Bond of Eder
Vanderburgh In the sum of $1,000 filed
and approved. Ordered that letters
of administration c. t. a. issue to him.
F. G. Whiteside. ""J.-vH. Leisure and
Jolin Daly appointed appraisers.
Estate of Robert Wadsworth. Re
ceipt of R.-H. Wadsworth for $1S2.34
and of J. J. Wadsworth for $182.34
each showing payments of the above
amounts to them by P. F. Cox, county
treasurer of Rock Island county, filed.
Estate of John M. AlbrechtJ Peti
tion of Rosa Albrecht and Jacob F.
Ohlweller for letters testimentary fil
ed. Joint oath taken and filed. Joint
bond in the sum' of $C,000 filed and ap
proved. , Ordered that letters testi
mentary issue to them.
Estate of- Gustav Blaschke. Final
report filed. Hearing on same set for
April 17, 1908, at 9 o'clock a, m., not
ice of same In conformity to statute.
Estate of Paul Oscar Esbjorn.: Pe
tition of Carl L. Esbjorn for letters
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Our Opening Exhibit
of IMillinery Models
which was inaugurated today is a most com
prehensive and gratifying exposition of
K1 -T 1 "Al 1 . -r 4
iew loric, nicago ana ot. iouis moaei
hats and including the smart creations of
our own artists; add to these our copies of
the French Masterpieces from Susanne
Blum, Virot, Camille Roger, Carlier, Caro
line Rebaux Ducos Georgette, Maison
Marie et Cie and others, and we have a
r" millinery showing: never before equalled in
this locality. The exposition will . be continued until Saturday night
Twenty-eight Millinery Artists are busily employed 28 pairs of
skillful hands are ast turning out the orders for hats which are coming to us with a rapidiiy
never before known.
Bond of Gustav Andrcen in the sum of
$.S,40 filed and approved. Ordered
that letters testamentary issue to him.
A. Theodore Ekblad, Grant Hultberg
and Andrew Kempe appointed appraisers.
Estate-' of Martin Liebig. Bond of
Junius W. Liebig in the sum ot $3,000
filed and approved. Ordered that let
ters of administration issue to him.
W. C. Mauker, Ernest Zin.g, and Jos
eph Nussbaum appointed appraisers.
testameutary to Issue to Gustave An-
AU the news all the time The Argus. dreeu filed.: Oath taken and filed.
To Make Your
TO MAKE A SUCCESS OF
YOUR GARDEN YOU MUST
PLANT THE BEST SEEDS
THAT MONEY CAN BUY. WTE
ARB SOLE AGENTS FOR II.
V. BUCKBEE'S NORTHERN
GROWN PEDIGREED SEEDS,
AND WE CARRY THE LARG
EST AND MOST COMPLETE
LINE OF BULK SEEDS IN
THE TRI CITIES.
GIVE US A TRIAL, AND WE
WILL CONVINCE YOU THAT
WrE HAVE THE BEST SEED
MONEY CAiN BUY. TRY BUCK
BEE'S GILT EDGE, NASTUR
TIUM AND SWEET PEAS.
- ONION SETS
5 and 10 Cents Per Quart.
The Strictly Cash Grocers. .
New phone 5C9C; old phone
823-X. 930 Third avenue. -
Chicago, March 25. Following are
the market quotations today:
Mayf 95, 95, 94V6,.94.
July, 5)9, 90, 89, S9.
September, 87Vs, S7, S6'i. SG.
May, C7, C7, GG. GC.
July, G434, 64, 64, 64 Vi
September, C3, C4, 63'4, G3V4
May. 5-1. 5-1, 54, 54.
July, 49. 49, 48. 48.
September, 39, 39Vi, 38, 38.
May, 12.52, 12.55, 12.42, 12.47.
July, 12.92, 12.90, 12.S0, 12.85.
May, 7.95, 7.93, 7.92, 7.92.
July, 8.17, 8.17, 8.12, 8.15.
May, G.S2, G.82, 6.77. G.77.
July, 7.10, 7.12, 7.07, 7.07.
ncceipts today: wneat, za; corn,
120; oats, 1G4; hogs, 25,000; cattle,
17,000; sheep, 14,000.
Estimated receipts Thursday:
Wheats 22; corn, 165; oats, 178; hogs,
Hog market opened strong. Hogs
left over, 5,000. Light.' $4.8505.12;
mixed and butchers, $4.855.15; good
heavy,. $4.S55.15; rough heavy, $1.85
Cattle market opened strong.
Sheep market opened slrong.
Omaha: Hogs, 7,000; cattle, 5,000.
Kansas City: Hogs, 11,000; cattle,
Hog market closed strong to 15
cents higher. Light, $1.905.25;
mixed and butchers, $4.955.25; good
heavy, $4.955.25; rough heavy, $4.95
Cattle market closed strong. Beeves,
$;.707.15; cows and heifers, $2.00
5.65; stockers arid feeders $3.15 5.10
Minneapolis: Today, 165; last week
329; last grear, 244. Duluth:. Today
31; last week, 50; last year, ,78.
Export clearances: : Wheat 198,000.
Liverpool opening cables Wheat
higher, corn higher. V
. Liverpool closed . .Wheat to.
higher, corn higher.
New York Stocks.
New York, March 25. Following are
tho quotations on the market today:
Gas 90, U. T. 12S. U. S. Steel prefer
red 100, U. S. Steel common 3G.
Reading 106, Rock Island preferred
2S, Rock Island common 15, South
ern Pacific 75. N. Y. Central 98,
Missouri Pacific 40, L. & N. 101,
Smelters 74, C. F. I. 23, Canadian
Pacific 150, Illinois Central 12C,
Penna 117. Erie 16, C. & O. 32.
B. R. T. 47, B. & O. 83',, Atchison
, locomotive 47, Sugar 126.
St Paul 119, Copper 60. Republic
Steel preferred 72. Republic Steel
common 19, Southern Ry. 15.
GERMAN RULERS AT VENICE
Warmly Welcomed fay Italian
and People of City.
Venice, March 25. Emperor Wil
liam of Germany, accompanied by the
empress and daughter and a numer
ous suite, arrived here" today from
Berlin. The party was given ? very
warm welcome by King Victor Em
manuel and the Venetian people.
Eastern Educator Gone.
New York. March 25. Rev. Dr.
Charles Culhbert Hall, president of
the Union Theological seminary, died
here today. He was ill about two
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, March 25. Following
arc the wholesale prices In the local
market today: .
Provisions and Produce.
Eggs Fresh, 14c.
Live Poultry Spring chickens. 10c
per pound; hens, per pound, 9; duck's,
per pound, 9c; turkeys, per pound,
14c; geese, per pound, 9c.
Butter Dairy, 25c to 27c.
Vegetables Potatoes, C5c; onions,
Hogs $4.50 to $4.85.
Sheep Yearlings or over, $4.00 to
$5.00; lambs, $4 50 to $0.75.
Cattle Steers, $3.00 to $5.00; cows
and heifers, $2.00 to $4.00; calves, $4.00
Feed and Fuel. "
Grain Corn, 65c; oats, 54c. -Forage
Timothy hay, $11 to $13;
prairie, $10.00 to $11.00; clover, $10.00
to $11.00; . straw, $6.00.
Coal Lump, pe bushel, 14c; slack,
per bushel, 7c to 8c.
Hunter Falls; Dog Calls Aid.
Wilmington, Del., March 25. After
being imprisoned for 60 hours in an
abandoned well, into which lie bad
fallen while hunting, Bryan McNeal
was rescued yesterday by nu?n sum
moned through- the efforts of his dogs.
He- Is in a serious condition, but may
Tetter, Salt Rheum and Eczema.
These are diseases for which Cham
berlain's Salve is especially valuable.
It quickly allays the Itching and smart.
ing and soon affects a cure. Price, 25
cents. For sale by all druggists.
Greatest spring tonic, drives out all
Impurities. Makes the blood rich. Fills
you Vith warm,' tingling life. Most re
liable spring regulator. That's Hollis
ter's Rocky Mountain Tea, 35 cents,
tea or tablets.. Harper House phar
macy., j' ' ;;
That's why our seed business is
larger every year.' , '.
We carry the largest line of
tested, bulk seeds In the tri-cities
at wholesale and retail.
WALL PAPER At A BIG
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Rock Island, 111. ,