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THE ARGUS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1899
Makes Good Soup
Was an adage of old. Good stock
makes good custom, is an adage
that applies to modern merchan
dising as carried on at Shields'
Cash Grocery. Comparisons and
calculations concerning cash and
credit have shown that the public
BIRTH OF FREEDOM.
Colored Folks Celebrating Eman
cipation Day at Huber's
A MARRIAGE IN THE AIR.
In a Bal-
EAtU INTERFERES WITH - PROGRAM.
Advantages of the Cash
Pleased patrons, the kind that
stay are the ones that profit by the
continual bargain selling, not make
believe bargains, but the stead y,
every day, low price selling that
If ITB .1
Exercises Postponed Until ThU Afternoon,
When the Population Gather to En.
Joy the Pntnm, Which Follows an
Oltf-Faahloned Dinner Cake Walk and
Colored folks of Rock Island and
Davenport are celebrating the anni
versary of the birth of freedom from
slavery of their race at Huber's par
uen, this city, today. The weather
was not favorable for a picnic during
me earner nours of the day, and as
consequence the crowd was rather
elim until this afternoon, when the ex
ercises that were to have been held
this morning occurred. Miss Essie
Moore read the declaration of inde
pcndenee and Miss Lizzie Taylor the
emancipation proclamation. There
were Selections by the jubilee singers
anu nusic by lileuer s orchestra.
Officers of the Day.
Abe H. Dawson is president of th
day, Sandy Terry marshal of the day
Robert Mitchell assistant marshal of
the day and Rev. M. E. Wright chap
At noon an old-fashioned dinner
was partaken of. A cake walk is
feature of the program, and John Wil
son, of Port Byron, Haves Hedge, of
Galesburg, and John Turner, of Dav
enport, are booked for exhibitions of
buek and wing dancing.
There will be addresses during the
afternoon. Tonight there will be
VISITORS FROM MEND OTA.
Three Hundred People Spending the Day
In the City.
An excursion of 300 people from
Aieuuoia was brought to the city to
day over the Burlington. The excur
sion is under the auspices of Mendota
Woodmen, many of whom visited the
bead oilice building.
A special train of eight coaches
earned the visitors to the city. I he
train was in charge of Conductor
Quinn with Engineer Murry.
Phone 1217. 2tiOO Fifth Ave
Base Ball Goods,
Sundries and Repairs.
1730 Second avenue and 202 Eighteenth street, Rock Island.
V. C. Maicker.
J. H. Maucker.
Livery, Feed and Boarding
Nice driving horses and all kinds of rubber-tired
vehicles to be hired out at reasonable prices.
Board your horse and have your buggy and harness
washed every day at the rate of 40c per day.
Stable Located at 1612 Fourth Avenue.
Phone Number 1192.
Margaret, wife of William A. lio
sene, of 417 Eleventh street, was ad
judged insane in the county court to
day by a jury composed of Dr. J. F.
Myers, Charles Ege, Edward M. Wig'
ers. S. S. Hull. L. V. Kckbart and
William Kinck. She was ordered com
mitted to the Watertown asylum. She
is 50 years of age and a native of Swe
den. Mrs. Koene believes other peo
ple are using her mi nil. She would
arise during the night and walk about
the neighborhood, awakening people
iroiu meir slumbers.
The Killeen case continues to oc
cupy the attention of the court.
A trial list for next week was ar
William II. Robinson, who dis
obeyed the injunction of the court to
refrain from interfering with his fam
ily pending the hearing of his wife's
suit for divorce, was before Judge
(lest today, liobinson was given
sound lecture and released.
The F. Weyerhauser brought down
rb strings of logs.
The packets Volunteer, Winona
and Verne Swain were in and out of
the local port.
Boats down were the II. C. Hrock-
man, Hennepin, Kulh, lieuer and Mon
arch; up the liutu and Bciler.
The stage of water at the Kock Isl
and bridge at 6 a. in. was 3.35 and at
noon it was 3:40. The temperature at
noon was bO.
Scrap Without OIotcs.
Mike Dunn and Mike Costello, river
men. indulged in a battle without
gloves yesterday afternoon. The tirst
round was pulled off at Gib Murray s
saloon, the bout ending at the First
avenue hotel, where they were ar
rested. They were lined f -5 and costs
apiece for disorderly conduct. They
couldn t pay and were sent to the
count v calaboose.
-Molly" B III.
Molly," the police station cat, is
under the weather and she is under
going a course oi treatment at the
hands of Desk Sergeant irt. hue
Mollv s condition has not been con
sidered serious, there have been fears
that dangerous complications might
develop, and.she is receiving the best
of attention in hones of pulling her
The pleasant effect and perfect
safety with which ladies may use
Syrup of Figs, under all conditions
make it their favorite remedy, lo
get the true and genuine article, look
for the name of the California Fig
Svrun company printed near the bot
tom of the package. For sale by
Conple to Hire the Knot Tied
Clark Doughty, who is promoting
! the Drevfus-Dewey celebration for
Schutezen park, Davenport, Sunday,
has arranged a new feature for the
afternoon. It was impossible to se
cure any one who would agree to go
up in a balloon to marry the couple
who are willing to be joined in this
noyel manner, so Mr." Doughty will
have the ceremony take place in the
balloon at anchor, after which the
contracting parties and a friend and
the operator of the balloon will be cut
loose lor a bridal tour in the clouds
FOR HANDICAP CUP,
Last of the Eight Preliminary
Coif Tournaments Is
MRS. r. G. ALLEN THE WIKfTEE.
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL.
Mrs. Kobert Harper ia visiting in
Ed Jens has returned from his wes
Mrs. Daniel C. Murphy is visiting in
Mrs. W. F. Hayes ha9 returned from
a visit at Marion, la.
Mr. and Mrs. U. A. Morris are vis
iting at Onslow, Iowa.
Mrs. M. k.. Sweeney has gone lor a
visit with relatives in Denver.
Arthur Jens has gone to resume his
studies at Armour institute, Chicag
1. XV. Mcliugh, of Urbana, III., is
visiting bis daughter, Mrs. Olof At
Gottlieb Zwicker has returned from
an extended sojourn in Indiana and
J. A. Martin returned to Sprini
tield today after a visit with Drs.
Burkhart and Burkhart.
Miss Mary Lee has returned home
after spending thesuramer in St. Paul
and other northern cities. -
J. B. Perrine returned to his home
at Mt. Morris, N. J., today after a
visit with relatives in Milan.
Miss Minnie Jones, who was oper
ated on last Tuesday at StAnthony's
hospital, is now recovering nicely.
Dr. J. E. Hawthorne is back from
his summer sojourn in the Big Horn
mountains greatly improved in
Charles Arnold and Sidney Ander
son, who, with their families, have
been cawning above Moline, have re
turned to the city.
Miss Mattie McFarland; of Chicago,
who has been visiting with Mr. and
Mrs. W. W. Street. 625 Twenty-
third street, returned home today.
Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Pollard returned
todav from Dixon, where Mr. Pollard
attended the 25th annual reunion of
his regiment, the oth Illinois in
J. II. C. Bruner, of Peabody, Kan.
is visiting his daughter, Mrs. U. i..
Morgan, on his way home from the
G. A. K. national encampment at Phil-
Ernest Bleuer and Mis Anna Han.
seu. daughter of Mrs. Alfred Hansen.
are to be married Oct. 12 at the home
of the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Nicholas Bleuer, lo Thirteenth
S. Pells left this morning for Peoria,
where he will establish a branch house
of the United Breweries company.
which will be under his general direc-
ou, although his residence will con
tinue in Kock Island. "
She and Mm Pelrce, Miss Blunt. Miss
Decker, Mrs. Hollowbnsb, Mrs. Velle,
Mrs. Cady and Miss Itarnard to Contest
for Final Possession of the Trophy
Closing Contests Will Be Exciting.
The last of the eight preliminary
tournaments for the ladies' handicap
cup was piaved at the Arsenal golf
grounds yesterday afternoon. By ex
cellent work Mrs. F. G. Allen won the
match and the right to contest for the
ownership of the cup in the deciding
tournament to be held Uct. 4 to 7.
In addition to Mrs. Allen, the cup
has been won by Mrs. Peirce and Miss
Blunt, of Bock Island arsenal. Miss
Anna Decker, of Davenport, Mrs. J
It. Hollowbush, of Bock Island, and
Mrs. W. L. Velie. Mrs. J. D. Cady and
Miss Elizabeth Barnard, or Mohnc
All of these ladies are eligible for the
finals, so that the contest is expected
to be an exciting one.
The Scores of the Match.
The scores of yesterday's match:
Cross Hand- Net
Score, leap. Score.
Mrs F. G. Allen
Mrs. W. I. AU.-u...
Miss F. Illunt
Mis Pu nam
Mrs. J. P. Oonahue.
Mrs. C P. Skinner..
Mrs. J. 1. Cady
Mrs. H. F. Carson...
Miss A. Decker
Mrs II. Aiosworlh.
Mrs. W. H. Martin, Mrs. Hollow
bush. Miss Josephine Cable and Miss
Decker also piaved, but did not turn
in their cards.
ltosswell P. Patterson, a cousin of
A. C. Dart, of this citv, and who had
many friends in Kock Island, died
yesterday at his home in Carbondale
Dr. Joseph De Silva is in Jackson
ville, 111., on the sad mission of at
tending the funeral of his brother,
Victor De Silva, who died at Fort
Arthur, Tex., where he was engaged
in the real estate business. He was
38 years of age.
i inal arrangements for the funeral
of George W. Piatt, whose remains
wil) arrive from Denver tomorrow
morning, have been made. The body
will be taken from the train direct to
the vault in Chippiannock cemetery'
Funeral services will be held at the
grave at 3:30 Sunday afternoon.
The funeral of William J. Shea oc
curred from the home of his mother.
Mrs. Mary Shea, at 937 Twentieth
street, at 9 o clock this morning to
St. Joseph s church, where rcmuem
mass was celebrated by Rev. Father
Mackin. The pall hearers were
Thomas McMahou, David Brown,
Charles Ginann, Frank J. Verburv,
John Finnegan and John Doonan. In
terment was at Calvary.
Horatio S. lloseberrv. of Reynolds,
and Miss Elizabeth, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. James Gauley, were united
n marriage Wednesday evening at
the home of the bride in Taylor Ridge.
One hundred and fifty relatives and
fricuds were present to witness the
happy event. Rev. O. M Dunlevy
performed the ceremony at 7 o clock.
I be decorations were pink and white.
Tho wedding march was piaved by
Miss .Ellen laylor. Miss Dorothy
Rinck, of Rock Island, was maid of
honor, and Marion Wait, of Reynolds,
best man.. The couple are spending
their honeymoon in the east. Un
their return they will take up their
abode in Reynolds.
Ball Players Held.
In a list of plaverg reserved and
claimed by the Western league
clubs for next season are found the
names of Jay Andrews, Minneapolis;
Elmer Stricklett. Kansas Citv, and
Artie Ball, Grand Rapids.
Boston Store (.cuts' Special Necktie Sale.
We place on sale today 100 dozen
gents' Teck ties, band bows, four-in-hands,
imperial ends, for 25 cents, your
hoice. these ties are regular 00 and
5 cent goods and will be sold for 25
cents each as long as they last. Sup
ply to advertise and make impressive
the lact that it pays to buy gents
furnishings at the lioston store.
Hakneu & V os Macb, Davenport.
He Mode n Sale.
A biff down town department store
has a young man employed as ru,
salesman who at times evinces genius
lu the highest degree.
I'-t the store there recently came a
SolU Side society woman well known
for nervousness and a tendency to
flounder 11 bout in her topics of conver
sation. She desired a rug or a certain
size. The young man got down two or
three to show her. In the middle of
his explanation as to quality anil price
she turned away and begun to examine
poods on a neighboring counter. Then
she went back to the young man and
wanted to look at some more rugs. He
started to spread one out, when she
wandered away again. When she re
turned the third time, he had a stool
placed In an an;le of the counter and
suggested that iterhaps she would be
seated while he got the rug.
When she had taken her sent, he
sprend the rug so that It effectually
Mocked the angle and prevented her
escape. He field up the edge of the
rug farthest from her so she couldn't
walk over it, and so kept her penned
up while he explained how fine a rug
It was. She made two or three at
tempts to get down, but with no suc
cess, ami finally bought the rug to ob
tain her release. Chicago Xews.
New Telephone Directory.
The Telephone company will goon
ssue a new directory of the telephone j
ubscrioers mi the tri-cities.
Forms will be closed Oct. 1. Those
ho expect to need a telephone this
winter would do well to apply now
in order to get their names in this
new directory. Apply at the oflice or
by postal or telephone 1100, and a
The I'm not Solo.
Iiemenyi, the violinist, was playing
one night In concert iu Buffalo and was
extremely annoyed by two ersons In
the audience who wore cracking and
crunching peanuts. He lost patience
at last, quit playing and left the stage.
He was loudly recalled, reappeared.
and, stepping to the front of the stage,
said with much Impresslveness, "Ven
zee gentlemen haf finished hes peanut
solo, I vlll go on." The speech was
heartily applauded, and no more pea
nut performances were given during
All the latest publications in our
book department, second floor, take
elevator. Don't miss the regular Sat
urday evening concert by Strasser's
orchestra from 7:80 to 9:15.
Boston Stokk, Davenport.
Books. Books. Books.
Books sold at auction to the high
est bidder. Every afternoon and
evening this week at Carse building.
Don't miss it. L. E. West.
all ! renresentative will call on inn.
tEXTUAL LXION 1 F.LKPHON'K CO.
W. B. Roberts, Manager.
Cheap Kates t Burlington.
On account of thestreet fair in Bur
lington, the Carnival City Packet
company will sell tickets $3 for the
round trip, including meals and berth.
Sale of tickets commences Monday,
Sept. 25, good to return Oct. 1.
Soap Sale. ' y
Castile soap 1 cent a cake,. Saturday
only. -Bosxox Stoke, Davenport.
Tooth Brashes IS Cents.
We place on sale 200 25 and 35
cent tooth brushes, fingernail brushes
and baby brushes a manufacturer's
line for choice 15 cents.
Boston Stoke, Davenport.
Take a Hint.
This is the time of year when it be
hooves you to be careful of what you
drink. You take no chances when
vou drink Carse & Ohlweiler's goods.
The book auction sale tonight. Sale
for one week only at 1519 Second ave
nue, Carse building. L. E. West.
Subscribe for Thx Axqvi,
We Stand at the Front in
Ladies' Fall Footwear.
3 Sole Shoe.
$3 00 and
We have all the latest styles in ladies'
shces and they are worth looking at be
ARE ALWAYS IN THE LEAD.
Open Wednesday and Saturday Evenings.
Eighteenth Street and Second Avenue, Rock Island.
THE SUIT THAT SUITS.
The clothes you buy of us admit you to first
place everywhere. They are right up-to-date
and of artistic make and shape. Our
new assortment is a marvel of beauty, style
and excellence. The material is of the higk
est quality and the workmanship is guaran
teed the very best. The low price power can
go no further with meritorious merchandise.
Let us show you what the full measure of
bargain-giving means in
Men's and Boys' Clothing, Mats, Caps and
Gents' Furnishing Goods.
Every statement trustworthy, and the stamp of reliabil
ity on every article. Inspect our seasonable line, learn
the prices, you'll not be disappointed. The question
will arise in your mind, "How can such tine goods be
sold for so little money." Don't fail to see our splendid
assortment aud to take advantage of the inducements
SOMMERS La VELLE.
1804 Second Avenue
The Old Fashioned Pumps
Are rapidly being' replaced by
pumps of modern construction
We make a specialty of this sort
of work, and want to furnish
estimates to everybody. We
have special facilities and we can
afford to give special terms.
112 West Seventeenth Street.
Sky Scraper Stove
Prices are not found in our
store. Our prices are within
reach of all. Six hole steel
range with high shelf, full nickel
and large oven for $32.
GUNS AND AMMUNITION.
See them at
Phil S. Wllcher,
30 J Twentieth Strezu