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THE ABGUS, WEDNESDAY", MAY 11, 1897.
9 To Her Colors Prove True! The Array and Navy Forever, That's what every loyal heart gives voice to these days. In the midst of war though, the home is always sacred. It may need refurnish ing, and when it dees, our store presents the best possible assortment for your inspection. Our stock of Carpets has never been excelled, but this year particularly we boast of an array that cannot be duplicated nearer than Chicago. THAT NEW REFRIGERATOR We have spoken of before merits your attention, It's a money saver to you, and you should by all means see it. Come and let us show it to you. Among our hundreds of odd pieces of furniture and that in sets you can no doubt find many things that will suit you in price and add com fort and beauty to your home. Don't delay longer, but come now while the stock presents such an assortment. Clemann & Cor. Sixteenth Street LEADERS IN FTJSTITIJRE Prolific of Prescriptions. 112-114 West Seventeenth 8treet, WAR IS THE AIM AND OBJECT OF THE Hock Island Steam Laumlrj Now located in their own new building at 1814 Third Avenue. Drop a postal or telephone the wagon will call. , FREE ADVICE lv our PhyMHsn n.l a FREE SAMPLE of our lucliiiiir mi. I a.. ,.ai;e I rr I took treatlncall iltM-a. w7tli "client nvlir ari' nmr of the rraxm. why you rtKuM rite us. Dr. Kay's Renovator I lire, the trr) wrt r,.f Ov-pen-ia. I ..n-linalloii, H.a.!alie. I.iver and h ,li..-T .llwaw rn. lor ,.n f . it. We tiuarantee It. W rue u. aU.ut all .1 v..ur ntnut.ni.. Hr. Kat'a Kcnmator .old by UroKKi,t., r ,nt by mall tn rnrl,.t of rie. S. cent and I.IN. K Adrfnm Or. B. J. KAY MEDICAL CO.. (WntemQScaT Omaha, Neb. 3 Dr. Peal's v 4 "' 1 BalaL. fiaataa.wkara.tiaa. - ------ For tale bj A. J. fieiit, Drnggiit, Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blue! Salzmann and Second Avenue Nothing is productive of mora prescriptions nothing is better fit ted to fill the human system with poison, than a leaking gas jet No poison is quite so poisonous as illum inating gas. Quito frequently the pipe needs only a little tinkering to stop the leak, but that tinkering should be done by one who thor oughly understands his business We think we thoroughly under stand onr business, and should be pleased to do anything for you in the plumbing line, at any time. DAVIS COMPANY. Rock Island. ON SOILED LINEN EVERY WOMAN Mi aaaat raltabi. aev.h'. r-!iti! ajadieta. On! harmlaaa aSkl paraat izup ai b tax. If yaa vaat tk tw m Pennyroyal Plllo " " ""T Mil alaa - - " , 1 " imtm vvs. vwtim Book IiUad, I1L 1ISTQC0L KG Secretary of War to be Asked to Give Rock Island Officer Field Duty. COMPLIMENT OF TEI-CITY FRIENDS. Dealre Is to Have Him Appointed an Officer of Volunteers In Recognition of His Kfficienry-retition to That Effect is Being Generally Signed by Admirers. In token of their atmreciation of worth and efficiency, the citizens of the tri-cities are signing a petition to Secretary of ar Alger, asking that he assign Col. W. R. King, in charge of the engineer corps at Kock Island, to lield dutv id the regular armv. making him an officer of volunteers. The honor is one that Col. King, lie- in"; a thorough military man both by training anu experience, would ap preciate. An Ai.wrs reporter, wiio culled at Col.- 'King's home at the head of Eighteenth street. this morning where lie has been confined to his lied for three weeks bv uiness. was iniornieu ny me popular oiiiccr s oauginer. .urs. L.ieiu. uaru- ing. that her father had been apprised oi the movement in his iiehait. and lie felt very proud ami happv over the efforts being made. and would certainly be much gratified of an opportunity for active lield service again if able to assume it. Col. King has been quite ill. but is much lietter today, ami is recovering rapidly. A letter has lecii prepared addressed to the secretary of war calling atten tion to his education and ability as an executive officer, and a man who in every way is deserving of every con fidence reposed in him. This letter is lieing generally signed by all of the influential men of theeoinmnnity who are acquainted with his work "since he has been in this locality. Col. King'H Kecorri. Col. King apart from his high rank in the engineer corps of the regular army, has seen service, lieing on (Jen. Butler's staff in the civil war. Col. W. R. King ranks as lieutenant colonel in the regular army, but has for years lieen detailed on engineering work. He was given charge of the improvement of the upper Mississippi river upon the promotion of Col. Mackenzie to the Msition of assistant chief engineer. During his stay here he has demonstrated that he is a man of great executive ability anil is thor oughly a military man as well as an engineers. COMPANY A CEASES TO BE. Kock Inland Hoys Mastered Into the I'nlted States Service This Afternoon. The following telegram was re ceived this afternoon: Springfield. 111.. May 11. Ruck island ahgi s: l ompanvA was en Ke listed into the United States ser at 2:10 i. m. Hkmf.nwav ami Rosev. Myron Jordan, a memlier of Com pany F, telegraphed his paper, the Moline Republican-Journal, this after noon that the 1st and (ith regiments had received orders to leave for Mobile next Saturday; that thev will form part of the army which " is to invade Cuba. The Rock Island lniys belong to the 6th. Stafford Seated. The village trustees of Coal Vallev last night seated S. L. Stafford, the democratic candidate, as president of their ImmIv. The judges in the recent election declared Robert Patterson, the republican, elected by 21 major ity, refusing to count for Stafford ballots with Stafford stickers pasted over the name of Patterson. Mr. Stafford contested the election, and last evening the trustees, on a re count of the votes, declared Mr. Staf ford elected by a majority of 12. The trustees held that the ballots with Stafford stickers were regular. Hon. William McEniry appeared as attorney for Mr. Stafford. A Pertinent Query. The little boy was with hi9 mother at a theater in Louisville. The play was "Jim, the Penman," and was the aoene Where Jim displays 65 100 bank notes. The little boy was Tery inquisi tive, and while be heard Mr. Eagle speaking of the pound notes he asked his mother how mncb money a pound was. When he was told tha,t it was about $5 in American money, he sat silent and thonghtfol for awhile. Then he said, "Sixty-five thousand pounds would be quite a big fortune for a man to have, wouldn't it, mamma?" Answered in the affirmative, he thought for awhile. Then be asked. "Mamma, if Mr. Eagle bas so mncb money why does be work so hard at this theater when be eonld be having a bully good time spending those bank notes?' 'Louisville Commercial. Subscribe for The Augcs. If r . . ' t'OI.. W. K. KINO. JAMES MCDONALD'S DEMISE. Pausing Away of a Bock Island County Pioneer 4 ingles. James B. McDonald, one of the pioneer residents of Kock Island coun ty, died at his home in Rural town ship at 2:30 this morning of paralysis, from which he had lieen suffering for three weeks. Mr. McDonald was a native of Indiana, where he was born 78 vears ago. In 1S50 he came to Rural, where he lived until the time of his demise, being a successful farmer. He enjoyed the acquaintance and respect of a wide circle. Feb. 14 last. Mr. McDonald and his venerable wife celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. He leaves besides his wife five children: J. X., F. M., L. M and J. S. McDonald, and Miss Etta McEonald. The funeral will be held from the house Friday morn ing at "J o clock, with interment at Orion. At t:iu last evening at his home in South Rock Island occurred the death of Andrew A. Gingles. after a short illness from pneumonia. Mr. (Jingles was well known, having resided in Rock Island county for 85 vears. He was a carpenter nv trade. Me was born at Danville. Pa., Feb., 11. 1812. With his wife he leaves two sons and four daughters: Monroe and Loran (Jingles. Mrs. Elnora (Jon. Mrs. Will lam Hill, Mrs. Andrew Johnson and Mrs. George Eckhert. Funeral ser vices will lie held at the family resi dence tomorrow afternoon at : o'clock. ROBINSON DIVORCE CASE. On Trial He fore a Jury in the Circuit Court. Ihejimpanelling of a jury to try the Robinson divorce case was liegun in the circuit court this morning lie fore Judge (Jest. Two bills will Ik? introduced in the proceedings, the one of imam 11. Komnson. the husband which was hied lirst. in which he charges his wife with infidelity, nam ing Jerry Sykes as co-respondent ; and that ot i:orneiiaii. Kolnnson. the wife, ' in which she alleges cruelty. Both i sides win introduce evidence in sui pon oi ineir allegations, and some j spicey testimony may lie exjected, ood iV reek apjear for Robinson and J. B. Oakleaf for Mrs. Robinson f The jury iu the case of A. Roth schild vs. B. J. (iradv returned it verdict this morning, rinding for the plaintiff and assessing the damages at H1.14 A verdict for the defendant was re turned this morning in the case of Justice Merryman. of Moliue, vs. the Sylvan Steel company. Railroad Enterprise. The Chicago. Milwaukee & St. Taul ' railway has gotten out a neat little book entitled "The Pioneer Limited, devoted to the route of the fast train . between Chicago and Minneapolis i which go into service May '2J. The trains are bra ml new and constructed by the Barney & Smith Car Co.. espe cially for this run. I he actual cost oi tne -t-ioneer limited trains was f&IO.OUO. i i . c. iMisus. general passenger agent ot tne liurlington. nas arranged that ins company may tlo its part toward giving the newspaiior frater nit v an opixirt unity to visit the .Trans-Mississippi exposition at Oina. ha in advance of the rush, ami to that end has offered t furnish free trans portation to the press during the pres ent monin. ine lsurnngton lias two reasons for this evidence of lilienilitv one iM-ing its desire to extend a eour tesy to its ncwspaiier friends, and the other its interest in the success of th exposition, whose beauties its desires , to see exploited. I'ncle Tom. L-ncie lorn si aiuii never grow old. there runs through it a vein of pathos jK'Ciiliaily touching and sweet J Like the kiss of a child, it conquer) J by the very innocence of its breath i in ine cnaracier oi j-.va it is murine Who docs not cherish in memory some sweet angelic child, who seemed to touch this earth only as a transient visitor, who passed "away with the dew of childhood's morning, toogood too pure tor us.J Was there ever child like Eva? Yes. but ner name i written dki gravestones. This good out play is unique because it is the only one that portrays that character. The scenery is excellent. In the river scene one sees tin; floating cakes of ice slowly moving down the stream The plantation scene depicts a tvi southern home with its cotton fields its mansions and its log cabins. Th last scene in this picturesque dram has terhaps taxed the skilled painter and mechanic more than anr other sectaclc that the stage can boast is not flattery to sav that 'The Beau tiful Gates Ajar" as now depicted b me ri r. initis coin pan v. is one i ne most entrancing spectacles eve witnessed in this city. Ed F. Davis' Uncle Tom's Cabi company will appear at Harper's thea tre Sunday and Moudav, 15 and 16 Prices 10c, 20c and 30c. River Ripleta. i ne stage m tne water at 6 a. ni was 4.05. at noon it was 4. The tern tK-rature 64. The F. C. A. Dcnkuinnn came down, un iz sirings ot logs, and the t Weyerhauser with 32. , the Pilot. R- I). Kendall and H. C P.px'kiuan passed down, and the Pilot K. u. Kendall and 1. C. A. Denknian went up. I I ne water is tailing at all M.ints ex h ept Reed's Landing. Le Claire. I)n miqne and La Crosse. At the latter place it is rising. The sta" is sta tionarv at the other three cities sneei fied. o Bamtl 8igaaiua of ITOXIXA. ONTRACTS AWARDED Board of Education Lets Work on the High School Building. DAVIS COMPANY TO DO PLUMBING. Nicholas Juhl to Supply the. Wood Fnrnl- tore Candidates for Uradoatloa. This Spring; Monthly Reports of Superintend ent Young and Truant Officer Sweeney A Batch of Bills Allowed. The board of, education at its monthly meeting last evening awarded several contracts for work in connection with the High school building improvement. The plum I ng was given to Davis company, the i mis being as follows: Allen, Myers fcCo.. -'.800; Stewart & Schofer 2.411; Blake & Murphy. 1, 749.60; liavis company, f l.fj'jo. .Nicholas Juhl was awarded the con tract for supplying the wood furni ture for ftC2. while the contract for supplying the black board was given to the Standard School Furnishing company, oi Chicago, lor fl.ia per square yard. Ihe twin! authorized the purcba of flags for all the school building. Ihe graduates were shown to be as follows iu the monthly report of Supt Young: High School Ida Anderson. Edna dlier. Delia Cook. May Carl, Mary Durham, Lizzie Edwards, Emma Freed Katie Hart, Walter Hodgdon, Edna Kerr. Minnie Krev, Grace Lewis, William McCulloch, Josephine Mir field, Ella Mitchell, Fraukie Norton, Lottie Raugh, Clara Rice. Edward Siemon. Eunice Stephens, Mattel Tay lor, ah hired vtarnock. Eighth Grader-Hawthorne school. 2't; Lincoln school, 100; Longfellow school, in. Teachers' Training School Mae Blanding. Mamie Brennan, Lillie Cer- vin. Minnie Frederick, Lnlu Harris Miriam JiaversticK, .Nellie Keller. strass, Susie Lee. Isabel McConochio Natalie Mirfield, Elizalieth Kennedy May (). Young, Christina Mehrlev Mary Mills, Maliel Lew, Clara Rede. ker, Blanche Beruhart. Grace Brom ley, Julia Channoii, Margaret Stew art. Mamie v line. Martha Hue-mi", Essie Burch, Bertha Williams. Ella Freed, Bertha Bowman, May Walker, Edith Noftsker, Emma Battles, Mary rreeman. Superintendent Young says the 6ta iisucs snow thai the schools are maintaining their general standai of excellence they have acquired dur ing the year. The slight falling off in attendance is caused by the large boys leaving school to engage i work for the summer as they are at customed to in tht- spring months. The report of TPuant Officer W. I Sweeney shows that during the month ending Mav b. 18'Js, he investigate! 6! cases of truancy and absence, an also investigated three cases of bad conduct and caused one child to lie vaccinated. Bills Allowed. The following bill were allowed: llartz & HuDnsen Co 7 M) Davis company 5 t'O 11. t. licnson 1 J. w. Stewart. is 33 i nion iTinunir company , People's Power company 2 AO 10 K. t rampton & to I C. II. Marshall as A. rianauitQ R (S. Youni; emcr brhool ltook company 3 11 William uon 0 CharliK Smith g H. C IKKi.'es 1 H) Lrac-K & Kerns 75 1 NIC Junl Uv7 00 When Nature eeds assistance it may lie liest t render it promptly, but one should rememlier to use even the most pe feet remedies only when needed. Tl liest and most simple and gentle rem edy is tneT-vrup ot rigs, manufai tured by the California Fig Svru company. Mo-To-Bae for Fifty Cent. Guaranteed tobacco habit cure, makes wenk men strong, 0100a pure. Due, 1. All druggists i For Ladles 0nly We are showing a very swell line of novelties for I spring wear, we are right A usual ia ttie lead and can show styles at right Our line of oper prices. Jeweled Belts, Blouse Sets, 1 Chain Bracelets Is unsurpassed. Just call i aud see. 'em and you will lie pleased. J. RAMSER; t Jt .WELER OPTICIAN . McCABE'S MAY FESTIVAL. Every week brings new trade chances to the store. Every week sees new customers crowding our aisles. Wt are simply using every force to make this store what it is fast getting to be the buying center for hundreds of miles around. For this week's May Festival we have hundreds of such bargains as have already made this store famous as a bar gain giver. You'll find them everywhere in the store. Ex plore it it pays. For Example: Up to 5c black wool Jacquards 2.V a yard, lake them quick, .'. rJFf pieces in all. jht yard 9c a yard far fancy suitings, made to ell lor loca yard, neat pretty de signs, not l.'tc. but for this )1- sale 47 dozen new shirt waists 29c single joint yokes, for. . . Best Table Oil Cloth, irt IOC yard Tuesday morning, and again Thurs day and Saturday mornings, remem- licr the days, each day named from 'J to 1 1 :30 we will self tine t ut glass tumblers, cut str.iv-dia-fan. with cut star iK.tlom. .at $1 a set. 1. That means less than lc apiece. Due set to a customer. Shirt Trouble Is something which is unknown to the patrons of our Shirt Department. Like some of the clothes which i i we sell, all our Shirts and form pleasant relations between the Shirts, our I patrons and ourselves. extra cost. The same where for factory shirts ments. WHITE SHIRTS, , Unlaundried, I WHITE SHIRTS ' fj f m uuunui ilu, i rum COLORED SHIRTS, Collars, but with Cuffs to match, $1.00, $1.50 and $2.00 Proper sleeve lengths with SOMMERS 1S04 Second Avenue Why Are the Peoria Stoves Leaders? We offer you an entire new line of Stoves uneqiialed in quality and prices. We call your attention to the following three leaders the Peoria Lexington, Kegal U-xington and the Kival Lexington. The steady increas- in sales f our P-oria Stoves and Ranges furnish the liest of evidence that the H-ople in general believe quality pays in Stove. They are made liy the verv U-st grade of new materials. They are conManlly adding all of the latent desirable improvements, making our line the reliable, a well as the most profitable to our patron. SUMMERS fi CO. iS,rurtl' 2-2 suits. Cheviot, Serge. Whlpcordi, Bavadcre tucked effect. Blouse effect. (Vtataf all fancy "ilk lined, many of the Utt $12.7. 15 and 18 styles, for the t r gZf May Festival ealc. .. & DU 3..VH) yards fine ix.ft bleached Mualio. J uesdav and ednesday. 39C iu yards lor.. 7.V) yards of the best Shirting Prints. . , 3K) GO-itich sample ends of Notting ham Curtains, worth from $1.6u to f" a pair, choice of all at, Qi each. 2c and 1 51 too sample ends of Irish Point and Brussels Curtains, worth from $: to f IK a imir, choice of all at U.48C 5Sc and . McCABE BROS. are made to fit perfectly. I Good shirts here don't mean 1 prices you would Dav anv- will buy our tailored gar 50 to 75 cents $1.00 to $1.50 to be worn with Whlte every neck size in all grades. I & LaVELLE. OntPrtM. Bccaipe wherever known they have a reputation for Quality, Style and Moderate Prices combined Suffi cient to wake them leaders.