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THE ARGUS, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 0. 1900.
Cily Committee Decides to Place Com
plete List of Names on Pri
ALD. C. J. SMITH.
DONE AS A PROTECTION
Nominees May Withdraw Later and
Committeemen Will Have Power
to Fill the Vacancies.
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rO PLAY DIXIE
ON LINCOLN DAY
Great Air of the South to be One. of
Band's Selections at Augus
' tana College.
SOME OBJECTIONS RAISED
Sut Sectional Feeling No Longer Pre
vails J. B. Oakleaf Accepts Invita
tion to Deliver the Address.
CANDIDATE FOR DEMOCRATIC
NOMINATION FOR l'OLICE
OAKLEAF IS OUT ...
FOR CIRCUIT JUDGE
Moline Attorney . Makes Formal( An
nouncement of his Candidacy.
The democrats of the city will have
a full ticket to vote on at the primary
election. This was decided last even
ing at the meeting of the city commit
tee and other democrats a.t the Turner
hall. The committee appointed to con
fer with M. H. Sexton reported thai
for various reasons Mr. Sexton has de
clined to become a candidate for may
or. It was brought out that if no peti
tions are filed and no names are print
ed on the "primary ballot, any votei
may. write in the name of some person
he wishes nominated, and the one re
ceiving a plurality of such v6tes would
be duly dominated as the party candidate.
In order to protect' the interests or' advantage, especially in connection
the party against such a contingency Vith the relations of the shippers and
as an undesirable nomination by such u;e railroads.
methods, it ' was decided to circulate
petitions for n full ticket, the under
. standing being ,that if the men named
do not care to remain In the field as
candidates, they will have the privi
lege of withdrawing.
The city committee, in case of any
such withdrawals . after the primary,
can, up to a certain time, fill the vacan
cies in tho ticket by nominating other
men, if it is desired to present a full
ticket at the eleption.
A motion by Alderman C. J. Smith,
following a suggestion by Alderman F
W. Blochiingcr, was adopted, provid
ing that the committee select a full
ticket and circulate the necessary pe
titions to have these names placed on
the primary ballot.
Petition Arc Kilrd.. '
S. A. LaVanway today filed a peti
tion as a candidate for the democratic
nomination for nldernia,)! in the Third
ward. C. , L. Speckhart, 1004 Thir
teenth avenue, has fifed a petition for
the democratic nomination for alder
man in the Second ward. The demo
crats of the Sixth ward have chosen
P.' F. Meenan as the candidate for ald
erman, and his petition is to be filed
Aionuny. me situation was fully can
vassed at a "meeting of the' voters of
fhe ward fhis week, and Mr. Meenan
was urged to become the candidate.
J. K. Scott today filed his petition
for . the republican nomination for
mayor! . ,
J. C. Auld has filed his petition for
the democratic nomination for asses
sor , SorlaliMa File l.iMt.
The- socialists of Rock. Island have
. fl!ed their list of candidates for tho
city primaries as follows:
Mayor Charles Gantert.
City sClerk William Olson.
Treasurer Abraham Meyers. '
Police Magistrate Perry Shipuiun.
Alderman, First Ward Frank Sin-glemari!
Alderman, Second Ward Herman
Alderman, Third Ward B. W.'New-
ton.' ' '
Alderman, Fourth Ward Nicholas
linesman. . '
Alderman, Fifth Ward Warren
Sixth Ward Vacant.
Alderman, Seventh Ward P. J.Carl
Joseph H. Oakleaf, whose candidacy
lor, circuit judge is formally announc
ed;" was born at Moline Oct. 1, 1S5S;
if. as admitted to the practice of law tn
May, 1SSU. He read law with th-
then well known law firm of Brown
ing & Entrikin. 'He was elected city
attorney of Moline iif the spring of
ISSD and was re-ele-ted two different.
times to serve. the city at its attorney
for six years, and the first term ha
was city attorney he won a damage
suit' for the city, being the first th.tt
ad been won. While he was city at-
No "Mason and Dixon line" scruples
a-ill interfere with tile celebration cf
Lincoln's 'centennial at Augustana col
lege. Among other selections to he
idayed by the college baud at J he c.cl
bia:ion next Friday evening: will bo
"Dixie," and this in spite of the-mi
inerous ' objections .which have been
voiced throughout tho north against
the Koutherirmartfal air.
"Why shouldn't 'Dixie' be played-'
asked one professor. "These .obje
linns that have been raised show" only
a narrow-minded spirit- If Lincoln
were anvc touay I am sure that he
would enjoy hearing the famous old
southern battle air. He certainly would
:o the last person t,o dig up sectional
It is a well known fact that "Dixie,"
when played before an audience any
where in the northern states, always
stirs the hearers and is -greeted with
the same enthusiastic applause that
follows "America" or "The Star Span
Oaklrnf in Sprnk.
And so "Dixie" will be played at Au
gustana. The other arrangements for
ihe program are practically complete.
Other patriotic airs -will be. played by
the band, and the Wennerberg male
choriAs will sing. Attorney J. R. Oak
leaf of Moline has accepted the fac
ulty's invitation to make the Lincoln
address. This will insure a good
speaker, as Mr. Oakleaf is acknowledg
ed to be one of the best authorities on
Lincoln in the stale. -
Invitations are now Tcing sent out
by the faculty to friends in, the tri-
The life of McKInley as given by Ar
thur Dale, Hubert Ward told of Lin
coin, Cuitis Cromer related the life
of Washington and Arthur Goerbot
told of tho origin of St.. Valentine. .A
social session followed and Mrs. Ward
served lunch-for thcKoys,' 11 of whom
were present. ".
Successful Bazar and Supper. The
Ladies' Aid rbciety of tin; Broadway
Presbyterian church conducted a nio;t
successful supper and bazar last eve
ning in" the newly, opened Sundav
school rooms. Supper' was served
IS .tables which were decorated willi
pink aed white candles and caudle!i
ind .flowers, to about 4 On pi.opl?. A
?ale of fancy articles was held in con
nectioh with the supper and there was
a candy table and a valentine tab!.
and late in the evening it cream an.l
cake were served. The ladies clearfd
ab:uit S;;oo as a result of the supper
and sale. .
Surprised on Dirthday. Wednesday
afternoon at her homo on Main street
in South Rock Islam!; Mr.-. D. W, Cam
blin was pleasantly suiiu-.isVVl by
comrauy of her ncf&litoh; and friend
on lie r 4Sth bLpthflay. The afternoon
was vcrjphSaEaiitly sjvnf in playing
games and giies.ving contests. Tin
.prizes were won" by Mrs. Ed Dierolf
and -Miss Alice Strayer. A wo cours
lr.nch was served by the hostess. Mrs
Dingledinc ia behalf of the company
piesenteJ Mrs., Cambliu with a set of
spoons. ' '
Men's Club Banquet. I lie men s
club of the Memorial-Christian chutvh
held a Lincoln banquet in t ho. churc'
parlois last evening, which was at
tended by about 50 men. Rev. Robert
Henry of Moline acted as toastinastcr
for the even in sr and J. E. Oakleaf of
Moiine gave an informal talk on Li i
coln, telling stories of ltis life and in
teresting incidents. The club adoptel
its constitution at this iirno, George
11. Hull being the club president.
Colvin-Malcolm. Jliss Nellie Mal
colm, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed
ward Malcolm of Moline and Martin
F. Coivin of this city were married at
Clinton Wednesday afternoon by Rev.
F. M. Evans of the First Methodist
church. Mrs. Edna Swanson, sister .f
the bride, and Carl Seward were tho
attending witnesses. Mr. ('olviii is in
the employ of W. A. Rosenficld.
Vnion 2rn Ituniiurt.
... Live Stock Shippers Meeting.
A meeting of live stock shippers of
Mercer and adjoining counties, includ
ing the lower end of this county, in
being held at Aledo today for the pm
iose of considering natters of mutual
union men or tne tnrec cities witn a
barquet at the Rock Island Industrial
home building, to which only union
members will be admitted. Already
r.10 seats have been engaged, and. the
event promises to be si great success.
Prominent labor leaders are to be sc-
torney the' city laid its fast paving the day
and paved tho ttr.'rts crossing the rail
roads, and tinder the grade' established
the city ordered the railway compan
ies to l.iwrr their tracks frnni Thir
teenth to Eighteenth strevts inclusive.
Some places the cut was' as" ranch as
three feet."- The' railway' coi'nnanie's
fought the cat'o in the county court
and in the appellate court and lost-
end when the cily attempted to lower cured to give addresses.
the tracks it was served with an in
junction Xv the circuit -court, whi?h
resulted in victory for the city, and
then injunction proceedings were
brought .in the United States court
before Hon. P. S. Grosscup, then "Uni
ted States circuit, judge, and Mr. Oak-
lear suecec-aea m preventing t lie in
junction from being .granted? Ho
Drought matters to a head by person
ally taking chars? of ilic lowering of
the tracks, bv ordering the city work
men to cut the rails anil drop them
Time and Place Changed. The mas-
nue hnv socbible to he sriven bv tbb
The public at large is also in-' Tl :ri.v rnnimrrcisil milpee rim, will
vited to attend. A half-holiday ivill ,akc p-,acc at the college rooms next
be observed at the college In honor of Saturday, instead of at the Watch
Tower as originally announced,, and
the date has been changed, from next.
Lincoln day will, be observed by the Friday to Saturday, evening. Thcie
will be an elaborate musical
early in thcevening.
d Vwn to grade,
work, the city was served with noli
of Injunction issued by
States circuit ciurt.
Mr. Oakleaf was a director of til
Moline public library board at the ti.m-
of the bU'i!ii;ig of iho new library, an.l
a iso r director ef the Moline pu'tlir
Hospital hoarri at. tne time t'.ie ijenuti
ftil city hospital was built, the grottnl-i
and hospital costing over 0,0iMi. H.
is th attorney for the State Savings
P.;:nk and Trutt company of Moliiii,
and also one of its directors. Ho has
. In ihe hurt-hen.
Special Lincoln programs will be
given in many of the churches tomor
row evening. At the First MothodUt
church William McConoc-hie will tell
of Lincoln from a soldier's viewpoint.
t the German Methodist cnurch there
will be program of orations, recita
tions and special musical numbers.
At the Itork Iiliir.l M,.
The annual Lincoln day banquet of
the Rock Island Club promises to.be
of a particularly inspiring and patri
otic nature this year, the invitation
the United aimittce, composed of Gus Tcgi leij,
W. 11. Keck, J.XVY. Parker, H. O. Rolfs
and Ford Levy, having spared no pains
in the arrangements. Attractive invi
tations were issued yesterday. The
speakers have been heretofore an
nounced. - .
To n- I .run I Holiday.
Tim day will be a legal holiday, and
the bank will be closed and holiday
ours will prevail in the government
offices." Fitting exercises are to be
in doing this
Coates-Robtins. T)i" marriage is an
nounced of William SpcJice Coates, the'!
win of Rev. Frederick Coates of Do-j
troit, Mich. .and Miss Blanche I Robbing,
the daughter of V. E. Robbing of Too
Twenty-second street.. The ceremony
took place Wednesday at St. Paul's
chapel in Peoria, the t future home of
Air. and Mrs. Coates. , ,
Mission Circle Meets. The Woman's
Mission circle of the First Baptist
church met yesterday afternoon with
Mrs. A. J. Bullock, 1220 Fourth avenue.
Papers on missionary topics were read
1 and a social .hour was enjoyed, the
hostess serving refreshments during
Valentine Sociable at Villa. A valen
tine sale and sociable will be held at the
Villa do Chantal Thursday afternoon
and evening of next week, and plans
are under way to make the occasion
an enjoyable one in all respects.
been, closely couneHed with Angus- bcl.l in the public schools in the after-
tana college lor tlo pa ft 2) years and noon
has pervert on its board of directors,
The republican city committee last I rotary, ll, L. I lance, and already Iler-
evening decided that township officers I man Docring and Charles Oswald have
must file their petitions with the sec-
TO MAKE MISTAKES
fijeil" petitions -,for the nomination for
assistant supervisors, and J. H. Cle-
land and- P. II: Wells as candidates for
justice of the peace.
end of a
to get a
It's a great mistake to have a day dream around the business
nuile. It's also very foolish, to worry about where you. are going
iew aouars to tide you over some temiorary emoarrassment, when we .ate
bo near at hand. If you come and see us.;; we'll prove It to yon'. It's very
simple you consult your doctor when ill, your lawyer when in need of -legal
advice and your grocer and butcher when you are hungry. Why .'not 'tis
when you need money? " i ' '
It's our business to loan money, in amounts from $10,npward,. and ws
have a system that all patrons like..: Vou can arrange to repay us on ternis
that will suit YOUR circumstance a little at a time. Call today and see
us wen be pleased to talk the matter over with you. iou will be cour
teously received and treated whether you borrow or not.- r
FIDELITY LOAN CO.,
Room 38, Mitchell & Lynde Building, ROCK ISLAND. .
Old phone West 514; new phone COIL Office hours: S a. m. to C p. n.
Wednesday ana Saturday, 9 p. m.
' fSocIrty nws.' 'rrittrrt or telephoned
to the society editor of The Argua, will
lie Kindly received and published. Hut
m' either case the Identity of the sender
iniiHt be made known, to Innuro relia
bility. Written notices must bear nlg
iiature and address.
Woman's League Meets Mrs. Anna
Carlson, 1320 Thirty-eighth street, was
he hostess yesterday afternoon to
the members of the Woman's National
Progressive league. The afternoon was
occupied with the business session and
io program was given. Arrangement's
.vere made to hold a sociable in the
VIellne art gallery on the evening of
7eb. 18 and the first week in March
it the Rock Island Y. M. C. A. Ah
address on woman's suffrage will be
;iven under the league's auspices by
VIrs. May -Wood Simon, a prominent
woman's suffrage worker c Chicago.
After the' business session the hostes?
aeVveti refreshments. The next meet-
ing wilt be held Feb. 19.
Class Has Meeting. Miss Zella Bar-
ett's Sunday school class of boys held
be ; first meeting since organlzim
hcmselves into a club, lastjrenin
vith Hubert WTard on Twenty-first
Street. The business-session. was foT-
WILL GO EAST
TO INSPECT PLANTS
Aldermen Decide to Leave Tuesday
Morning for New York and Visit
Cities on Way Back.
The city council last evening met ml
committee of the whole for the pur
pose of discussing the proposed trip
east to inspect the filter plants recent
ly' installed in different cities. The
aldermen will leave Rock Island Tues
day morning, and will go direct to
New York. From New York they will
return in slow stages, taking ir.
the different cities jn New York, New
Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio and In
diana, where new mecnanieai pianrs
have been put in in the last few years.
The exact route has not been arranged
yet. About ,10 aldermen and tho
mayor will make the trip. The coun
cil discussed Isome what" the selection
of a consulting engineer for the filter
plant construction, but no selection
was made. There are several appli
cants for the position.
r: ifmiklSiii MONDAY
This store-is a mine of wonderful valucsa bargain mine that will yield
iijvits treasures to the public until everything is cleared. The wave of un-
uerpncing iias sirucK uus piucc aiiu uvciy uciiaiiuicui i uucyiwu. i
full of the best and most extraordinary bargains.
VALUABLE FURS-ONE-THIRD OFF.
This great slock of costly furs in all makes and shapes, absolutely fresh, clean, stylish
and beautiful' will bp sacrificed at unresisting prices. AH arc made of the finest skins
selected by experienced furriers.
Real Estate Transfers.
K. 11. Guycr to Mas Wiltaniuth an.l
Anna Wiltamuth. lot 10. block 1G7; vil
lage of East Molius. $100.' ;
Lizzie Cant and Alphons Cant . to
Nazaire DeLange, west 40 feet of east
121.7 feet lot 3 and west 4ft feet of
north 1GV feet of east 121.7 Icef, lot
i, Suess' subdivision outlot la, tn
Many .Sleepless Nigts, Owing to a Per-
" sistent Cough Relief Fourid
"For several winters past my wife
has been troubled with a most persist
ent and disagreeable congh, whicAK in
variably extended over a period of
several weeks and caused her many
sleepless nights," writes- Will J. Hay
nei editor of thbiiBuriey, Colo.,Bul
letin. "VarIo:us,' remedies were tried
each yeac.-Hft'Ith no beneficial results
In November last the cough again put
in ah appearance and my wife, acting
wan the suggestion of a friend, pur
chased a bottle- of Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy. The result was, .In
deed, marvelous: After three doses
the roinrh entirely dlsanneared and
lowed by sketches of well known men J has not manifested itself since." Thi3
.vaose birthdays come m February. J remedy is for sale by all druggists.
Fine Wash Dress Goods.
These dainty and serviceable fabrics of exclusive designs 'and-colonr are gn at bargains, and can be
bought In many shades, including Wistaria, Canard, Cedar, Ashes of Roses, Catawba and Mauve. They arc
all well adapted for tailored wear. - . .
French Costume Zephyrs in
many neat and attractive
designs, per yard 24c
Mottorete and Foplin Suiting;
with Grecian band, per 'yd .. 35c
Satin Band Poplin Pordure,
44 in. wide, per yard ....... 35c
Woven Relfast F.ovdure, a full
mcrceriz'ed 41 inch dress
cloth, per yard 35c
Monotone Stripe Pruvclla, in
black only, per yard 29c
Imported Poplin, extra heavy, 44
inches wide, valued at .10c per
yard, now ". 39c
Valentines at Reduced Prices.
i.. vitriol n frm tii hifrhrct nrirorl tn tho Inwrst. Muv oiH1 craiitl tlisnlav of Yal
i;iU ilOoUl 111 . II l. I-T VHIJIIVM , -m !.iv . . . r. . 1 - " " ' " ' ----- - -.--
entine grandeur. Many new creations are shown in hand painted, embossed ,cascl, book, and cut out valen
tines. They arc all going at reduced prices.
Beautiful band-painted Valentines of very artistic nature, the first we have ever shown.
On silk.6Cc to 85c. On celluloid 16c to 19c f'
Pretty tissue paper creations in .Valentine designs -
Novelty Valentines in embossed cut outs, valued at T.c '--
Embossed post cards overlaid with satin and hand-tinted ;
5c to 25c
, Now 1c
. S Cents
These art icies are among the'lrost useful hi a household and housekeepers will find many good bargains
in this department. '
$1.10 nlcklc plated, all copper, ;
stamlesSMea kettles, iw;
No. 7, nor ' . ".' . : . . . . . -. - - 79c i
Solid all steel sUtllets will not x
warp or buckle, and are un
breakable, a special value.. 23c
S5c wood-lined crystalized
stove boards ......'...-..-..
23c galvanized wire clothes lines
in 100 feet lengths, and strict- '
ly rust proof on Monday only 19c
30c granite Berline kettles,
size No. 3, Monday only... 10c
Gray enamel chambers, double
coated, in medium, size .'.-..' 13c
30c gray enamel wash basins,
in the large size 10c
Our hardware department has been moved to the first lioor in the crockery department, and will be
more convenient.'' .'
Special Dress Goods ' Values. I Real Silk Bargains
From present observations the daily demand for
good substant ai dress goods at cheap prices is grow
ing. To meet this demand, we offer a fine grade of
dress fabric a these astonishing values:
French wool c inllies in attractive colors, valued
at COc, now p 'r -yard . -t 29(5
Costume Serg-s aud Tailor ' Suit ings. all wool, in
handsome anl subdued dark plaids. 40 inches
wide, worth ui to $1.50 per yard, now 85c
Melrose Cloths, 30 inches width, all wool, In
navys, tans aid greens, per yard . . . .' 35c
English Tailor Suitings, all wool., 30 inches wide.
valued at $2 p r yard, now, per yard . ; $1.24
Steven's all wool Suitingsv 30 inches'wide, in
gray only, spe.ial Monday, per yard $2.90
It is not always tins low prices that signify bargains,
it is the quality you get at these prices. "het we
offer you a bargain, you get the best quality at a
$1.00 Kuff Silks in beautiful color studies, at
per yard 62c
Foulards, all silk, 10 inches wide,
per yard 39c
Taffetas and Messalines, 27 inches wide,' "
per yard . 39c
Satin Waisting Taffeta, 19 inches w'ukv
per yard ... 39c
Black Silk Taffeta, a special value, 3C iuches
wide, regular price $1.25, nowt' per yard . ; 82c
RECORD OF COURT HOUSE
northwest ' southwest section
5-17-lw. $1. .
William Brooks and others to Char
les M. Frcderickscn, lot 12. bVUk 1.
"Brook's Grove" addition Ilock Island.
Rose M. Gould to Huldah Dahlstedt,
lot 7, block 3, Rosslyn addition M-
lfne. $400. - , '
Jens Lorenz Lorcnzen to Adrlaan
Steiginga, north 1 rod of south U
acres of north .west northwest
sOrtion S-17-1'. $1. '
: Elizalieth Lynch to Mary McCarty,
lot 13. Beecher'F replat block 42, lower.
addition Rock Island. $1.
Piles Cured in 6 to 14 bays.
: Pazo Ointment iff. . guaranteed to
cure any case ot itching, blind, bleed
ing or. protruding piles in 6 to 14 days
or monef refunded. 60c '
fXll the news all the timeThe Argui.
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