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THEJlEGUS, SATURDAY AUGUST 10, 18JS.
Free lunch at the Star tonight.
Lunch at the Star saloon tonight.
Don't f :ii 1 to hear the good singing
at the Domorcst contest.
Excellent music at the Deniorest
J. M. Buford left for Chicago at
E. B. Sargeant, of Roekford, was in
the city today.
A nice lino of fancy vacc lamps at
A Twin City foot liall team is in
process of formation.
Clii'ton A Reid, of Salt Lake City,
was in the city today.
Miss Clara Bernhardt left this
morning for Kansas City.
Read The akgl's and keep potcd
on the current events of the day.
Eli Moscnfelder has returned from
a purchasing trip through the east.
M isses J. R. and Ollie Space, of
Taylor Ridge, were in the city today.
Novelties in tine leather couches.
Step in and see them. ('. (). Iluck
staedt. Miss Annie Murrin is visiting in
l)es Moines with her friend. Mrs.
James Cot t era!.
Our fall line of carpets is now com
plete. We'll he sure to suit vou.
G. O. IIuekstae.lt.
Attend the oratorical contest Aug.
25th, at the Baptist church, for leni
orest silver medal.
For sale Cheap, at once, small va
riety business stand, living rooms in
rear, at Mi.5 Third avenue.
O. C. Blakeslee, secretary of theY.
M. C. A. is very ill. having lieen
threatened with typo id fever.
Miff Lucia Connelly has returned
from her long visit in the we.-t. Her
sister. Mrs. lr. McGavren. came
We are showing the most attrac
tive line of dining chairs hi the mar
ket. Prices low. terms easv. ('. O.
The ladies of the M. K. church are
going to furnish the reading room of
the Y. M. C. A. that room.having just
Harry AllendortT of McCabe's
clerical force, has returned after a
visit to his old home in Canada of
six weeks" duration.
D. S. Pinker, from Alk-;haney,
Pa., will speak at the Y. M. C. A. to
morrow at 4 p. m. Subject How
to Pray for Aid in Personal Work."
We have some great bargains in
bed room suits. sideboards, tables and
wardrobes", which we will sell on
easy terms of payment. G. O. Huck
staedt. Miss Lulu Mitsch desires to sav
that instead of her giving the party
the other eveuing. the event was
given in her honor by a number of
Miss Mary Murphy, who has been
considered- dangerously ill at St.
Anthony's hospital with typhoid
fever, is improving nicely andis con
sidered out of danger.
Chief Brahm, of the tire depart
ment, accompanied by Chief Gillo
ley, of the Davenport department,
starts for Milwaukee Monday to at
tend the convention of lire chiefs.
A marriage, to which will attach
considerable social interest, will be
solemnized, it is said, next Decem
ber, when a young naval officer will
claim one of Rock Island's fairest
daughters as his bride.
Louis Schmidt, a former well known
and popular druggist, but located
at Lincoln in more recent years has re
turned to Rock Island and purchased
the Fourth avenue drugstore. , His
many friends will be glad to welcome
Tomoriow's attraction at the
Watch Tower will be a grand bal
loon ascension and parachute leap by
the Big Four Aeronaut company. Miss
M. M. Forsnian will make her daring
leap ol ".Oi! f,jet. and Ed. Swan son
will do his high wire performance
Commencing Monday,! he telephone
company will adopt a new rule in its
central office-,, reiiiiriug the opera
tor to call back the number desired
in each instance, ami in tin's way hop
ing to obviate errors now character
istic of the number system. The
best way t obviate trouble is to
abolish the number svtrm.
Neatly printed weather-proof
cards designating the hours when
collections are made are placed on
all of I'ncle Sam's mail boxes
through the city. This is a conven
ience to the public that has not
heretofore been provided, and people
now depositing letters in the boxes
will know at what time thev are
taken from the box.
The fall term of the Rock Island
Business universitv will commence,
on Monday. Sept. 4. Those intend
ing to enter should do so the first
week as that time will be given for
the thorough reorganization of the
school into classes and the reception
of students. We anticipate a large
attendance, and would invite an in
vestigation of our facilities and rates.
Call on or address J. C. Jacobs,
Prin., l'J(U Second avenue.
The Union in an article vesterdav
relating to the public building site
and the urgency of steps being taken
, cure i '.ie completion of the build
ing, spoke of the fact that at present
squatters could squat on the lot un
hindered with no one to say him nav
and keep him off. The" amusing
part of it is that the only permit
s'on that has been given to squat
;re has come fiom the editor of the
iiion. and that for a consideration.
Local World's Fair Vlititor.
W. J. K( rr left today for Chicago.
Miss Lulu Cook left this morning
for the fair.
Mrs. Al Fray and son left for Chi
Mrs. Elmer Lloyd went up to Chi
The Misces Strate left for Chicago
Miss Rose Yerbury left for Chicago
at noon today.
John Corcoran left for a visit at
the fair today.
Rev. F. W. Merrell returned from
John Fleming came down from
the fair las. evening.
Louis Sihn'.tzger leaves in the
morning for the fair.
Miss Mamie Stephenson left for
the f;ir this morning.
Miss CI: ra Levy and sister left
last evening for the fair.
Miss Martha Huesing returned
from Chicago last evening.
II. A. Weld leaves for Chicago and
the fair tonorrow evening.
Mrs. Cha les Rittcr left for a few
days' sight-seeing at the fair today.
Mr. and Mrs. T. F. La Velio leave
for Chicago tonight to attend the
A. II. Grimm returned last even
ing from his visit to Chicago and the
The Misses Clara Hampton and
Lucv Covno leave Mondav for the
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Potts and
daughter. Miss Marguerite, left for
the fair last evening.
Joseph M. MeQnaid and sister.
Miss Katie McQuaid, left for a
week's visit to the World's fair.
Mrs. OtU Grotjan. accompanied
by her son. Fred, and daughter, Miss
Anna, left for the fair this morning.
Mrs. C. E. Evans, accompanied by
her daughter. Miss Edna, and
Johnnie Olt nan left for Chicago yes
terday. Capt. and Mrs. Lawrence Kramer,
and Mr. and Mrs. John Bleuer and
Henry Kramer returned last evening
from the Wcrld's fair.
Ed. Robb ns returned from the
fair at Chicago last evening. lie
has been off-Ted a position by the
Harding Piano Co., and will accept
the tirst of September.
i.roi'vrs to Organize.
A meeting was held at the city
council chan ber last evening for the
purpose of t iking the preliminary
steps looking to the formation of a
Grocers Protective association. It
was well att( nded, P. J. Wagner be
ing called to the chair and Charles
Oswald elected secretary. It was
explained that the organization
seemed nectssary because of the
losses continually suffered by the
grocers in consequence of the credit
system, and the impositions of peo
ple who mak-; a practice of not pay
ing their debts. Committees were
appointed on by-laws, permanent or
ganization, etc., and adjourn
ment taken to next Friday evening,
when a perm ment organization will
A Commencement Costume.
A pretty commencement gown maybe
made of white embroidered muslin, the
tiny flower leing done in white, and upon
close examination proving that it is a
forgetmenot. The skirt, which is fall
and round, just barely escapes the floor.
At the foot it is finished with five narrow
"milliner's fclds" of white satin. A
quarter of a j-iixd above these are three
narrow folds, and a quarter of a yard
above these is one. The bodice is round
and belted in wija broad, white satin
beltlaid. in fin- folds like those on the
skirt. Just in front, where it fastens,
are four white satin ribbon bows knotted
in the square style, so that they look like
The gown is open at the throat, turned
over in veryliroad revers, faced with
the muslin aiu. outlined with Irish lace,
that has the st tches necessary to keep it
in placo hidden under folds of the satin.
The sleeves are very high puffs of the
satin, reaching quite to the elbows, and
below them fa:i frills of Irish lace. The
gloves are while undressed kid, and the
fan is a white gauze one. Tho slippers
are white satin and the stockings white
silk. The Lai : is parted in the center,
drawn back and arranged low 011 the
neck in a loot e knot. Isabella Mallon
in Ladies' Ilen.e Journal.
A N:i;io 1 011 of Literature.
The man was as thin as a rail and had
the cadaverous look of a poet out of a
job. At least ti nt's tho way he apjeared
to the editor at that gentleman raised
his eyes from his work to see what it
was shuffling ac ross the floor toward his
i '-Good luonii ig." euid the visitor.
"Good morning," responded the editor,
i "Yon are tin editor," said the visitor
I inquiringly, hal ' in doubt. "Yes, I know
1 you are. I can always tell an editor by
J his intellectual expression. I have here,
sir, an article ior tuo press.
"Prose or poetry?" queried the editor,
not regarding the flattery.
"Both, sir; n combination effort, I
may cay." .
"Ah, you wui t be a genius?"
"Well, sir," and tho visitor plumed
himself, "I am considered by my friends
a Napoleon of literature, sir."
The editor didn't like that a little bit.
"Um," he ssjd, looking him over.
"Urn, I didn't l.now you were a Napo
leon, but I kne"v you were a bony part
Of literature. Anybody could see that
with half an eye." Detroit Free Press.
Notice to the l'ubllc.
On and after Monday, Aug. 21, the
ruonev order d partment of the Rock
Island postoflice will be closed at G
p.m. John- W. Potter, P. M,
Teddy Vanderchump, a young society
man, has been paying his addresses to
Miss Rose Bonddippcr of Madison ave
nue. His visits have been very frequent
of late, and last night Tommy. Miss
Rose's younger brother, said:
"You ought to come and see us every
evening, Mr. Vanderchump." t
"Because it makes Sister Rose so hap- j
py to have you go away you ought not
to miss an evening.
They missed Teddy for the rest of that
evening. Texas Si f tings.
East Indian Families.
Millions of men in India live, marry
and rear apparently healthy children up
on an income which, even when the wife
works, is rarely above fifty cents a week
and frequently sinks to half that amount.
RE VOU IN NEED?
Want a cook
Wsnt s partner
Wunt a situation
Want to rent rooms
"aul a servant i?nl
Want to sell a furm
Want to nell a houre
Want to exclianpc nmthintr
Want t sell household goods
Want to make any real estate loan
Wai l to si ll or trade for anything
Want to find customers for anything
I'SB TIlKsE COLUMNS.
pHR OAILY AKGl'S DELIVERED AT YOU 8
.'oo x! event De for lic per week.
WE OPFER AOEHTS BIG MONRY IN EX
elusive ti r.itory. Onr rates neli at kht in
ci v or country Agents first in field actnallv
e- ttinc rich. One aent in one day cleared ?'.il.50
So can jO'i. ('Hta'ngne free. Address Alpine
Safe o , No. 3H0-371 Clark street, Cincinnati. O.
THE ARISTO PHOTOGRAPH STUDIO. NO.
16il Second avenue. Hock Island, hag put
out a show case of fine photographs, which proves
that the proprietor. Harris, is a professional in
pnoioirapiiinB. tall and examine bis wnr
1 he only pallery where tin tywes are made
16:2 Scco. d avenue.
DAVENPORT , FAIR
September 9,10,11, 12,13,14
$12,000 IN PREMIUM?.
$3,200 in Spt-ed Claeses
Four Races Each Day, One of Which
is a Running Race.
BICYCLE RACES Thursday, Sept.
14. at 9:30 a. m.
Steam and electric cars direct to
SPECIAL RATES ON ALL ROADS.
For information, premium lists,
and speed programs, apply .to
P. W. McManus, Secretary,
Under the maiascment of
CHAS. T KINDT.
Attractions every evflning and Sunday after
noon. Band Concerts. Wednesdays. Friday and Sun
days. Elczant me lis at all hours at 35c, T0c and 73c
Order by Telephone No. 120.
A Common Sense Remedy.
What is most to he desired in the nutter of
enrattves is something th it does its work while
yon do yours a remedy that docs not Interfere
wi h every day duties. Such is
the crcat uterine corrective and tonic. Ladies
can have free consaltation with competent lady
at i5 Whitakur Uloci, Davenport.
In order to tnak more room in our shoe department for the immeiise fall stock, vhich will be in soon we prop
to leea our tock vt LADIES' LOW SHOES in all grades rfid style-, commend, g Saturday, Aug 13 h and Co-iV
Sa-urday evening, Aug. 19th. . '
Regular $4.00 Oxford, at Reduction Sale,
Whether you are in
you r et nrst choice.
Shoe Store lSOSecond avenue
Great Sale of
for the next TEN DAYS at very
low prices. Call and sec them.
favhtb gas mm,
all sizes. For economy and labor-saving
there is no fuel to
equal a Gas stove.
Ice Cream Freezers.
1615 and 1617 Secoi d Avim.
1815 Second Ave.
Koester & Martin
-Base Ball Headquarters. -
Cigar Store and Billiard Par'or.
Always on hand the nnest brands of doirestic
and imported clears. All brands t tobacco.
The score of all the ball games wi'l be received
L. CJLOCKHOFF, Prop.,
1803 Second Avenue.
Ladies' Low bhoes
need just now of Low Shoes or
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We continue our Clean Sweep SalcJ
This week we will sell for cash.
CII ALLIES 3'c,
LADIES' VESTS Usually 15c, go
DRESS GINGHAMS 6c.
been loc to 18c,
GOODS That have
To at 121c.
CIIALLIES All wool 371c.
MOUS LI NETTES Have been 25c
FRENCH ORGANDIES Choice of
EMBROIDERED SCOTCH GING
The Columbia :
Special Sale for August.
All shrewd housekeepers will not let this opportunity C" l' ;!.. .
taking advantage of these low prices. Remember, speeiaf j.r!,.-,
named iu this paper holt! during August only. One price fa,-;., -r.i
figures talk; every article warranted. It is important to m;
these goods at the following prices; it will be necessary 1 ,:v u
early as possible.
Nickel plated Tea Kettle, on copjwr.
$1.08. Don't pay $2.50 at the
Tin stores for the same thin".
Tin Cups 1 cent each.
Zig-Zag Wash Boards
5c, 5c. 5c, 5c.
Our big 6 in. Rubber Comb, 5 cents,
Ladies1 Waists from 3-Sc up. A big
job of samples that we are clos
ing at less than wholesale prices.
No. 8 Copper bottom Wash Boiler 8c
Alarm Clocks 65c: warranted.
Machine Oil 4c per bottle.
Gent's Fanev Neckwear 25c.
F G. YOUSG, Proprietor
1728 Second v.
Fifth Avenue Pharmacy.
HORST VON KOECKRITZ,
Analytic aiifl Dispensing Pharmacist
Is row lr'f-d in his new fcuildine at the corner of Fifth aveuuc
and Twentythml street.
J. F. Eoi;spield.
Plumbers, Steam, Gas Fitter:
House Heating and Sanitary Plumbing.
Regular ?1.75 Oxford, at Reduction Sale.
3 " 1.00
not, it will pay you to invest.
Largest Clothing and Shoe Stores in Rock Island County
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LAWNS 30 in. wide, oA f
SILKS All figured ,
that have been 50c to fj.r. x
FIGURED INDIA sn.K
been 89c to $1.00, in-; ,. . ;;, ,
Silks, go at 79c.
Perfumes 12c oz.
Lawn Tenis Soap 7C.
Sour Cream Soap 7,-.
Balsam Fir Soap i:,-.
Besides the above
make a discount of 1 1 p, r
Table Linens, Towels. (' .;,,,
cn Dress Goods, Miblii: 'u
Umbrellas and Ladii-" Wi;,.
1709 and 17U9 Second ave, J
Sateen Sun Umbrellas at
as they last.
Gloria Silk Umbrellas s
25 cent solid back Hair Uru-h : :
clean white center st -k ;.;
5 inch plain China Plate:
Shakespear's complete w.
Nickle plate Flat Irons ai
Ladies" heavy plated Watch ( :.:
a written guarantee wi:h,:i
last 10 years, price
Call early, and by so doic;
Store 1729 Second Avenue.