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THE AUG ITS, SATCTtDAY. MAY IT,, inoi.
M aid ens
You may be sure that they are
happy and when the matrons of
every household that gets its goods
from SHIELDS CASlf GRO
CERY sing the praises of the
fair price grocery selling, you may
be certain as well
There is Reason for it
The touch of fair prices has set the
heart-throb of pleased customers in
action and the entire household
system has been given a tonic that
makes a healthy saving all along
the line. If you aren't satisfied
where you trade t ry
Shields' Cash Grocery
YOU KNOW US
Worth $13.50 to $15.00 only
If We Don't Give You Better Goods Than
Others Offer for More Money Don't
Purchase of Us.
YOU KNOW US.
2532 Fifth Avenue
OFFERS TO SETTLE
Williams & White Company,
Molim, Makes Proposition
MAT KOT "RT! AfirrrPTinv pv urrw
Efforts of Business Men to
just Differences of Car
The striking machinists, at a meet
ing to be held late this afternoon.
will, it is understood, consider a
proposition for settlement of their
differences that has been submitted
by the Williams & White company,
of Moline, the largest employer of
machinists affected by the strike.
The offer of the company is to con
cede to the demands on a trial of
three months, and if at the end of
that period its competitors have given
in to continue under tne new ar
rangement. It is believed the ma
chinists will not accept the Williams
& White proposition, as it wcull ba
injurious to their cause in settling
with other firms who would natur
ally expect similar concessions.
Eighty metal polishers and grind
ers employed by Deere & Co., Mo
line, today gave notice that they
wanted a reduction in their work day
from 10 to nine hours, beginning
Tht Carpenter' Strike
The efforts of the business men of
the city to mediate in the carpenters1
strike so far have failed to bear fruit,
although the men are in cheerfal
mood and intimate that thev look for
favorable developments within a few
Fully half the union carpenters of
tne city are at work in various places.
The contractors who have signed the
.scale have increased their forces and
one or two new contractors have
stilted up in business since the strike
began. A number of Rock Island car
penters have found work in Moline
and others are employed in Daven
LITTLE FOLKS GIVE
PARTIES FOR FRIENDS.
Miss Marguerite Potter entertained
a party of her young friends between
the hours of 4 and 8 yesterday after
noon at her home on Seventeenth
street, the occasion being ber 11th
birthday. Games were played and
refreshments served, the young folks
enjoying themselves to the foil limit
till the hour for their departure ar
rived. Those present were: Suzanne
Cable, Alice Guyer, Maud Young,
Cora Gaetjer, Helen Krell, Birdie
Simpson. Dorothy Simpson. Mar
guerite McCabe. Dorothy McCabe,
Maud Hartz, Anna Dans. Helen
Davis, Allene Hollowbush, Madeline
Murphy, Charlotte Truesdale, Eliza
beta Craig, Dorothy Pleasants. Cran
ford Carter, Richard Carter, Florence
McCandless, Marion McCandless,
John Potter, Ren Potter,
Marguerite and uorotny. uC young
daughters of Mr. and L o Mu
Cabe. are this afteon entertaining
a small party .neir friends at their
home prev us to their departure for
the co" ..ry for a summer outing.
Agnes Dower celebrated her
vth birthday anniversary at the home
of her pareats, Mr. and Mrs. V . 1
Dower, 824 Fourth avenue, yesterday
afternoon by entertaining a-company
of her little friends. Those present
were Gertrude lileucr, lrnia Conuan
non, Mary and Ellen Sexton, Bessie
and Sadie Barth, Maggie Littig, Nellie
and Edna Fennell, Mary Saxville,
Minerva Geiger and Mary O'Farrell.
PROF. PITTS IS TO HOLD
AN ATHLETIC CARNIVAL
P. J. Pitts, the well-known instruc
tor, will give an athletic carnival at
Turner hall next Thursday night, in
which many of his pupils from both
this city and Moline will take part
Several professional athletes have
Charles W. llerritt, the well-known
boxer and clever bag puncher, will
spar six scienlihc rounds with Mr,
There will be club swinging, wrest
ling, tugs of war and other feats. In
all it promises to be ono of tho best
athletic entertainments ever seen in
the three cities. .
Notlc to Contractors.
Bids wanted on new opera house:
Stone work. '
Galvanized iron and tin work.
Iron work. '
Plans can be seen at Ament's store
or on the grounds.
11. 11. Button,
Old Soldier's Kxpartenco.
M. M. Austin, a civil war veteran,
of Winchester, Ind., writes: "My wife
was sick a long time in spite of good
doctor's .treatment, but was wholly
cured by Dr. King's New-Lifo Pills,
which worked wonders for her
health." They always do. Try
them. Only 25 cents at Ilartz &
Ullemeyer's drug store.
MARSHAL CRALLE NAMES
MEMORIAL DAY AIDES
Sheriff L. V. Cralle. marshal of the
Memorial day parade, has appointed
as his aides L Chris Gaetjer, H. H.
Cleaveland and Louis Rosentield. The
Drocesaion will be over the route
heretofore outlined in Tns Akgus,
forming on Third avenue at the south
side of court house square
least to Twentieth, north to Second,
I west to Fourteenth, and
south to be-1
tween Second and Third to the amphi-
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theatre ana platform to do ereciea in
the west side of the court house
suuare. where the main exercises 01
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the day will be held.
DAY'S OBITUARY RECORD.
Funeral Service for Mr. Lucretla 1'
Bowlby Tomorrow Afternoon.
The funeral of Mrs. Lucretia Parks
Bowlby, whose death yesterday after
noon was chronicled in Toe Akgls,
will be held at 4 o'clock tomorrow
afternoon from the residence of her
son, D. Roy Bowlbv. 1827J Second
avenue, lie v. W. S. Marquis, of the
Broadway Presbyterian church, ccn
dusting tne services, menus are
invited to the service. Although
Mrs. Bowlby had been ailing for
some time with the infirmities of
age, her death was directly due to
an attack of pneumonia, which de
veloped last Tuesday. On July 6 she
would have attained her 79th year,
having been born in llanterdon
county, New Jersey, July 6, 1823. She
was married to the late J-,uianuel Bowl
by in her natire stats Feb. 22, 184 1. In
tne loilowing year they settled on a
farm in Wab-tsn county, Ind., remain
ing there until 18oU, when the family
removed to Huron county, Ind., which
continued to be their home until 1877,
when they took up residence in Prince
ton. 111. In 1880 thev came to Kock Is
land to make their home. Five chil
dren, all of whom survive them, were
born to Mr. and Mrs. Bowlby. They
are: Mrs. William Livingston, 1'eoria;
D. Roy and William W. Bowlby. of this
city; Mrs. L B- bhays. Clarksheld,
Ohio, and Mrs. Newt Miller, Shiloh,
Ohio. Two hours before her death.
Mrs. Bowlby's favorite niece, Mrs
Lib hie Forbes, whom she had not een
since 1856. reached ber bedside. Mrs.
Forbes, whose home is in western
Iowa, while enroute to this city for a
visit to the venerable lady, stopped at
Maouoketa, Iowa. When she arrived
here vesterdav afternoon she found
her aunt dying, but she recognized
her and spoke to ber before she
breathed her last. Mrs. Bowlby was
a loving mother and a kind neighbor.
whose death will be sincerely mourned
by all who knew her.
Georgia E. Bledsoe, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Bledsoe, died
at 6:25 this morning at the family
home, 150o rourth avenue, after 4
weeks' illness with typhoid fever
Her age was 13 years aad .4 months
and she was a student in the eighth
grade at Lincoln school. Had oe
lived she would have graduated next
Friday with her class. Deceased was
a lovable child, possessing the uali
ties that made all who knew her her
friends, and the blow is a severe one
to the family. Ihe funeral will be
held at 10 o'clock Monday from the
First Methodist church with inter
ment at Chiopiannock.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Spaulding. 1128
Thirty-seventh street, mourn the loss
of their 7-year-old son William, who
died a. 7:30 this luorninsr . after a 5
weeks' illness with typhoid pneu
monia. He was a student at Horace
Mann school, and a bright and lovable
child. The funeral will be held at 2
o'clock Monday from the residence of
W. S. Spaulding, 601 Thirty-eighth
The funeral of Alta, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. G A. Andrews, was
held at 2 o'clock yesterday at the
family home in South Rock Island.
Services were conducted by Rev. C
O. McCulIoch. assisted bv tne Metho
dist church choir, and interment was
made at Riverside cemetery, in Mo
The remains of Ralph Waldo, son of
Mr. and Mrs. . O. Gray, were buried
at Chippiannock yesterday, services
being conducted at the home on Nine
teenth street at 10 o'clock by Rev. C
WEDDING AT CINCINNATI
Julius Rosentield. Miss Carrie Ros-
eutield, Louis Loeb, Mycr A. Locb,
Miss Etta May, of this city, and Max
E. Ochs, of Davenport, left today for
Cincinnati, where Mycr A. Loeb and
Miss Estelle Rosenthal are to be mar
ried May 30. Walter A. Rosentield,
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
field and Sidney Locb, of this city,
and E. P. Adler, of Davenport, will
leave for Cincinnati Mondav.
KeitDit Can II Cored.
Remick's Eczema Cure and Re
mick's Pepsin Blood Tonic will cuio
the most obstinate case. At all drug
If people only knew what we know
about Kodol Dyspepsia Cure, it would
be used in nearly every household, as
there are few people who do not suf
fer f rbm a feeling of fullness after eat
ing, belching, flatulence, sour stom
ach or water brash, caused by indi
gestion or dyspepsia. A preparation.
such as Kodol Dyspepsia Cure, which
with no aid from tho stomach will di
gest your food, certainly can't help
but do you good. 15. II. Bicbcr and
Hartz & Ullemeyer.
Take Rocky Mountain Tea. See it
exterminate poison. Feel it revitalize
your blood and nerves and bring back
that happy, joyous feeling of boy
hood days. 3d cents. T. II. Thomas'
ROUTE IS LAID 00T
Itinerary of Rock Island Contin
gent to Templars' Con
clave. COMMANDESY HOLDS A MEETING
Likely Merchants' Excursion This
Year Will be to
Evarts commandery of the Knights
Templar met in committee of the
whole at the office of H. H. Cleave
land last night and arranged the de
tails of the itinerary of the Rock
Island and Sterling commanderies to
the national convention at Louisville
It is expected the party will con
sist of over two hundred members.
They will leave Rock Island early in
the morning of Aug. 2b and will
reach Louisville the same evening.
Three days will be spent at Louis
ville and one at Mammoth cave. Then
the party will go by rail to Cleveland,
Ohio, and take a boat to Buffalo. After
spending three days at the Pan-American
exposition and one at Niagara
Falls, the return will be made via the
great likes on a Great Northern
steamer to Chicago. Tbe return trip
will occupy three days.
Probably Will go to Aurora.
Secretary George Schneider, E. J.
Birns. T. F. La Velle and G. A. Mc
Donald, of the Retail Merchants' ex
cursion committee, are oacs irom
Chicago. They will have a report
readv to bring before the association
at its meeting Monday evening in re
eard to the inducements they have
bsen offered to make Aurora the ob
jective point this vear. While the
different members refuse to discuss
the question, it is probable a recom
mcndation in favor oi that place win
be brought in.
Tbe committee is unanimous in its
praise of the accommodations xur
Dished by the C, B. & Q , on which
the trip was made.
H. EASTMAN RELEASED:
CIRCUIT COURT NEWS
id ire dest this aiternoon took up
the habeas corpus petition of W. II
Etstnian, who was incarcerated i
the county jiil for a refusal to pay
liac of 75 on a barratry charge
The contention of M. E. Sweeney, at
torney for the prisoner, that th
mittimus upon which commit men
was made was illegal, was sustained
and Eastman's release ordered.
Eastman 9tatcs he will institute suit
against G. Albert Johnson, the police
magistrate; George . Sample, the
constable, and Harold A. Weld, the
state's attorney, for fo.OOO damages
for false imprisonment for the past
Asrnes George, of this city, was
given a decree of divorce mis morn
ing on the allegation that her hus
band, Samuel Geor$e, had been guilty
of extreme cruelty.
I ho jury in the case of William
(Monkey) Berger, indicted for the
alleged larceny of a draft from Brad
ford, the Edgington township farmer
returned a verdict this morning tic
quitting the defendant.
Sarah Kiley, oi this city, was grant
ed a divorce from crank Riley on the
grounds of inhdelitv.
MISS ILDA ORME SUES
RAPHAELS FOR SIO.OOO.
Suit has been commenced in the
Davenport district court by Miss I Ida
Orme, the vaudeville actress, for SIO.
OOO damages against Oscar and Emil
Raphael, proprietors of the Hobson
theatre. In her petition Miss Orme
alleges the defendants conspired
against her to injure her reputation
as an actress and song writer, and
that thev refused and still refuse to
pay her for her services under a writ
Extlut ulntier Eudoraed.
Moline, 111., May 11, 1001 J. S.
Robertson, General Agent, 11SJ W.
Third street. Davenport, la. Dear
Sir: The exhibition you gave ou
Market square last evening testing
tho power of the Phoenix Dry Powder
Fire Extinguisher was successful in
the extreme. When ignited and the
combustion at its height the blaze
wis territic and the heat intense, the
P wder being thrown from the tube
a tbe base of tbe lire, it was ex-
guiahod in a few seconds. I believe
when the merits of this extinguisher
become known it will be placed in
every household, as well as factories
and business houses.
M. J. McEniky.
Turner Hall Sam pier ;ardeo.
The formal opening of Turner hall
summer garden, under the manage
ment of Max Kautz, will occur Satur
day evening, May i'o. liieuer's or
chestra will oe in attendance and
dancing will be the order of the even
ing. Everv effort will bo made to
make tbe affair a complete success.
It Saved Ills Lee-
P. A. Danforth, of IGrangc, Ga.
suffered for six months with a fright
ful running sore on his leg; but writes
that Bucklen's Arnica Salve wholly
cured it dn five days. For ulcers,
wounds, piles, it is the .best salve in
the world. Cure guaranteed. Only
25 cents. Sold by Hartz & Ullemeyer.
Subscribe for Tax Asauo .
Davenport Furniture and
125-127 West Third Street, Davenport.
YOU CAN DEPEND
That you are getting the best for the price paid, if you
buy at this store. Every department is thoroughly
looked to, and whether it's Furniture, Carpets, Drap
peries or Stoves, we can show you the largest assort
ment, newest styles and the most dependable qualities
and prices found in the city.
Beautiful Line of
PORCH AND LAWN
New ones the best the market
affords. Values unapproachable.
"Where There's a Will
There is Always a Way"
If you never tried to find a ready-to-wear
suit that would please you, don't
think that none of that kind are made. If
you would once make up your mind to
find one, you could do it. Try it once,
and let us help you. We would show you
one of the handsomest products of the
Stein. Bloch Company, Those Famous Wholesale
Tailors cf Rochester
If you are not thoroughly pleased why,
ali right; but we know that you will be
agreeably surprised. Just try a suit or
top coat on ond see.
Suits $15 to $25.
SOMMERS & LA VELLE.
1S04 Second Avenue, Rock
207 West Second
A CRITICAL MAN
DORNt THE TAILOR
181 2 Second Avenue.
For Summer Wear
Wo are showing an exceptionally fine collection of new
designs appropriate for wear with summer costumes at very
moderate prices. They are all bcantifully trimmed and show
the newest combinations in summer colorings and materials.
Thero will be an especially nice assortment of hats suitablo for
young misses, among them leghorns turned up in every con
Brandenburg Millinery Store.
Comer Twentieth street ncl Fourth Avenue. Rock Island, 111. Telethon. 1237
We Sell the Best Refrig
If you would have the best,
buy the Superior." It pos
sesses every new feature to
make ij the coldest and most
economical one made.
YOU'RE MONEY AHEAD
WHEN YOU BUY HEBE.
Is exacting as to his attire
Its material, cat, pattern,
til and finish. We beg to
advise that we cater to the
man critical as to his tailor-
Certain of gratifying
his taste for things
his praise will redound to
our credit. We tako cuul
pains with all and will euit
you, not counting the trou-'
ble of successive