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THE '".ROCK - ISLAND ARGUS
TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 1908.
WOT SATISFIED WITH
John Leaf to Contest Ruling That He
Is Not Properly a Candidate
John Leaf, who was declared by a
board composed of Mayor SchatTer,
City Clerk M. T. Rudgren and Alder
man H. J. Frick, to have been improp
erly nominated for alderman of the
Seventh ward, has retained Searle &
Marshall and has InHtituted an investi
gation a3 to the legal points Involved.
Mr. Leaf defends his nomination as
regular, and proposes to ascertain the
regularity 01 me proceeumgs uj wmc-u
it was declared his name should not
go on the bailot. He states that he is
not making the fight personally, .but
at the request cf the friends who in
duced him to be a candidate and nom
inated him for the 'race.
Threatening wentlier nod ruli tonight
nil iHMNlbly WedneHday.
J. M. SHEIIIER, Local Foreoantrr.
Temperature at 7 a. 44 at 3:30
p. in., SO. Maximum temperature In Inxt
21 bourn, minimum, 41. Velocity (
'wind nt 7 a. in., 3 mile per hour. Stage
of water, S.3 feet, a fall of .1 foot In
lHt 21 hourH. Precipitation, .31 I no lien.
March 31 In History.
1827 Bwtboveu died;
1S37 John Oo;lf ivy Saxe.
humorous wt, died
In Albany; born 1S1G.
1005 Declaration by the
German emperor that
the Integrity of Mo
rocco would be mala- Beethoven,
1907 Calusha A. Grow, noted speaker
of congress In the sixties' and a
striking figure In the political his
tory of the country, died at Glen
wood, Ta.; born 1824.
Tonight and Tomorrow Morning.
Sun sets G:20, rises 5:39; moon rises
0:19 a. in.; 11:54 p. m., new moon; 7 i
a. m., planet Venus at perihelion, near
est approach to the sun.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Jones for second hand goods.
Tri-Cily Towel Supply company.
For bus or express, Spencer & Trefz.
Kerler & Co., carpet cleaners, moved
to 1710 Fourth avenue.
Sell me your household goods.
Jones, second hand and loans.
Comical races and contests at fire
foolish party at the rink April 1.
Let Krell &'Siemon do your furnace
and tin work; 1316, Third avenue.
. A complete assortment of flower
and garden seeds at Kuschmann's.
Need any carpenter work? Call on J
Bergeson, 1615 Fourteenth street. Old
Ladies and school children free
every afternoon this week and next
at the Rock Island rink.
Choice rural New York potatoes,
guarantee good cookers, 80 cents per
bushel at Kuschmann's grocery.
"- Dr. Joseph DeSilva has removed his
office from the Bengston building to
rooms 20C and 207 Safety building.
Prices of all living increased, the
only exception Mrs. Austin's pancake
THE exactness in the inserting of
the split , gore in' Style 191,
sharply defines the waist and,
uniting with the curving seams, ere
ates long lines.
It is frilled .with wide Valenciennes
lace of the new lily-of-the-valley pat
tern, threaded with bebe ribbons.
A feature that
marks this cor
set as superior
to any other cor
set but a War
ner's "is "in the
quality of. the
and their pre
y to the corset
It must be remembered that a War
ner'a Rust-Proof v is so guaranteed
against rust that it may even be laun
, dered with absolute safety.
. Style 191, Coutllle, price $2.00 ,
Style 291, Batiste, price $2.00
Everything Goes a GreJt Sacrifice
AVe are compelled to vacate this room in
30 days. Owing to the short notice we must
close out the stock at once. Never before
has it been possible to buy new spring foot
wear at such low prices. Act at once, for '
in a few days it may be too late.
$20,000 Worth of Highgrade Footwear
Sale Begins .Wednesday' Morning at 9 o'clock.
1703 SECOND AVENUE.
flour. Same old price at all best gro
cers. Mueller Lumber company have self-
fitting fly-proof screens made up ahead
to fit all windows in your house. Rea
Don't be out time and labor sowing
old garden seeds. Buy best seeds.
two packages for 5 cents, at Kusch-
ir.an s grocery.
An acre of fine sod at Eighteenth
avenue and Ninth street can be se
cured by calling on J. A. Johnson,
court house, city.
Kignt now is a good time to sow
grass seed. New blue grass seed, two
pounds 45 cents, white clover 2cents
per pound, at Kuschmann's grocery.
ine .Davenport 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 104G-Y,
or send postal, and our city salesman
MAYOR TAKES AWAY
A SALOON LICENSE
Permit of Jack Martin is Revoked, and
' Others May Receive Same Pun
ishment for Acts.
Mayor H. C. Schaffer has revoked
the license of Jack Martin's saloon On
Eighteenth street, for violation of the
police regulations regarding wine rooms.
The place had been ordered closed
by- the police. It is understood that
one or two other saloons are likely to
lose their licenses for failure to com
ply with the ordinances.
. Many complaints have been made
of the' Eighteenth street place. The
saloon of Louis Ortell on Fifteenth
street is closed, through action of the
brewery which controls it, it is said.
CHICAGO MAN TO SPEAK
Dr. M. M, Mangasarian Secured - by
." Anti-Prohibition League.
- The Anti-Prohibition league today
announced Hhat Dr. M. M. Mangasa
rlan of Chicago will speak on the pro
hibition question at the Illinois theater
Friday evening. - ..; .
BOARD APPROVES A
Assistants Named by Assessor J. F.
Moeller Are Confirmed at Meet
ing of Town Body.
At a meeting of the town board
this afternoon the appo"intments of
Assessor J. F. Moeller of his deputies
were confirmed by the board. Mr.
Moeller has named H. C. Harris, Phil
Miller, A. Mayer and Emily Moeller
to assist hlra. in the assessment. The
beard adjourned to meet Thursday to
consider the report of the supervisor.
The funeral of Cornelius J. Brown,
former chief clerk at Rock Island ar
senal, who died yesterday morning at
his home in Davenport, will be held
Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from
the Unitarian church, Davenport. Tne
Scottish RKe Masonic services will- be
followed and interment will be at Oak-
Richard Weimers is spending a week
in Wichita, Kan.
Harry Strecker has returned from a
three months' stay in Beardstown.
Miss Elizabeth McHugh, who is at
tending school in -New York, arrived
home last evening for a two weeks'
vacation. ' . . .
Miss Adelia Schoessell is home for
a week's visit ' from- Hiteman, Iowa,
where she is teaching in the high
school. , - , i. - . y
tMr. and : Mrs. Jesse Barhydt of
Havre, Mont., who have been visiting
Mrs. Barhydt's parents,' Mr. and Mrs.
Hahn, for two weeks, will leave this
evening for New York city where ihey
will, visit for several weeks."
. To Hold County Conversion.
The . Woodmen county convention
meets In Moline' tomorrow. Eleven
delegates to the state convention will
be elected. At the head camp, which
is to be held in" June, Illinois will
have 330. delegates,, the largest rep
resentation by far of any of the states.
Chicago, March 31. Following are
the market quotations today:
May, 93, 93, 92. 92.
July, S8V4, 8814, 87, 87.
September, 85, 8G'4, S5, 85.
May, C6, C6, 05, CC.
July, C4, C4. C3, C4.
September. C3. C3, C2, C3.
May, 53, 53, 52, 53.
- July, 47. 47'4; 46, 4G.
x September, 38, 38, 3S4, 2S'4.
May, 13.80, 14.C5, 13.C0, 13.C7.
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Rock Island. III.
THE TRUTH OF THINGS.
It would astonish a great
many strange people if they
saw and understood the varied
attractiveness of this stock. It
would surprise them' more if
they knew what low prices we
And while this is a particular
store our standards of excel
lence are . not taken according
to an exact scale. We have the
popular priced as well as the
high priced things. .
There's no attempt at juggling
tricks or solemn mouthings, but
a frankness and sincerity worth
Let us show you.
. - uqisvavc
Rock Island. III.
i 1 i Yd M i 1
July, 14.22; 14.40, 14.00, 14.05.
September, 14.02, 14.75, 14.40, 14.40.
May, 8.C2. 8.C5, 8.47, 8.50. .'.."
July. S.85JS.92, 8.70, 8.70. ' :
September, 8.97. 9.10, 8.90, S.90.
' " May, 7.45, 7.55, 7.30, 7.30.
July, 7.75, 7.85, 7.65. 7.C5.
September, 8.02, 8.12, 7.90, 7.92.
Receipts eday: Wheat. 30; - corn,
520; oats, JG1;. hogs, 14,0-Wr cattle,
4,000; sheep, 14,000.
Hog market opened strong to'' 5
cents higher. Hogs left over, 4,000.
Light, $5.70G.12; mixed and butch
ers, $5.70 6.1 2; good heavy, $5.70
6.12; rough heavy, $5.7O5.S0.
Cattle market opened steady.
Sheep market opened steady. .
Omaha: Hogs, G.0O0; cattle, 5,000.
Kansas City: Hogs, 11,000; cattle,
Hog market closed strong to 25
cents higher. Light, $5.S56.25;
mixed and butchers, $3.C56.35; good
heavy, $5.856.30; rough heavy, $5.85
Cattle market closed steady. Beeves,
$4.707.C0; cows and heifers, $2.00
G.15; stockers and feeders, $3.2a3.20.
Saeep market closed steady.4
Minneapolis: Today, 110; last week,
197; last year, 334. Duluth: Today,
100; last week, 118; last year, 205.
Liverpool opening cables Wheat un
changed, corn higher.. i
Liverpool closed Wheat lower,
' . New York Stocks. V ..'
t New York, March 31. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
Cas 89, U. P. 123, U. S. Steel pre
ferred 98, U. S. Steel common' 33,
Reading 103, Rock Island preferred
26, Rock Island common 14, South
ern Pacific 74, N. Y. Central $7,
Missouri Pacific 40, L. & N. 96,
Smelters 57, CI F. I. 23, Canadian
Pacific 151,' Illinois Central 125,
Penna 115, Erie 14, C. & O. 30. B.
R. T. 44, B. ' & ' O. 81, Atchison
VOTE FOR TERRITORIAL r AN
NEXATION. IT IS AN ESSENTIAL
ELEMENT "iN ROCK ISLAND'S
72. Locomotive 43. Sugar 124,
St. Paul 115. Copper 58, Republic
Steel preferred 71, Republic Steel
common 18, Southern Ry. 12.
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, March 31. Following
are the" wholesale prices in the local
Provisions and Produce.
.. Eggs Fresh, 13c to 14c.
Live Poultry Spring chickens, 10c
per pound; hens, per pound, 9; ducks,
per pound, 9c; turkeys, per pound,
Butter Dairy, 25c to 27c.
Vegetables Potatoes, 65c; onions,
Do not trust too much to your own judg
ment in medical matters. Consult your
doctor frequently. He knows best.
ers Cherry Pectoral
Hard colds, hard coughs, severe bronchitis, weak
throats, weak lungs.' We wish you would ask your
doctor if he knows of anything better for these
troubles than AyerVCherry Pectoral. : We believe it
is the best medicine you could possibly take. But ask
your doctor, and thus be sure to make no mistake.
Free from Alcohol
J.-C AYER CQt Mamfiunring-Chemists, Lowell, Mus.
VOTE FOR TERRITORIAL AN:
NEXATION. IT IS AN ESSENTIAL
ELEMENT IN ROCK ISLAND'S
Hogs $4.50 to $4.75.
Sheep Yearlings or over, $4.00 to
?5.00; lambs, $4 50 to $6.75.
Cattle Steers, $3.00 to $6.00; cows
and heifers, $2.00 to $4.00; calves, $4.00
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn, 65c; oats, Ec to 53c. .
Forage Timothy nay, $11 to $13;
prairie, $8.00 to $10.00; clover, $1.00
to $11.00; straw, $6.00.
Coal Lump, per bushel, 14c; slack,
per bushel, 7p to 8c.
14c; geese, per pound, 9c.