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TffE ARGUS, FRIDAY, MARCII 31, 1005.
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sidered, our prices cannot be duplicated. Ixok these over:-
13 bars Ktna Soap
10 bars Santa (,'laus Soap
10 bars Diamond C Soap
10 bars Lenox Soap
1-0 bars Swift's Pride Soap
2 bars Trilbv Soap
bars Toilet Soap
Cold Water Starch,
1 large cans I, e
4 boxes of Tucks
Stove Polish, per
Hardwood Tooth Picks,
10c suck Suit
.'!; boxes Parlor Mutc hes
'.I pkgs. Raisins
?, pkgs. Currants
4 pkgs. .Mince Meat
7 lbs. California Prunes
4 lbs. Dried Apples
Mixed Nuts, ,
Rock Island Corn,
I rn port ed Anchovies,
Large Sour Pickles,
3 nice Breakfast Mackerel
Japan Tea, pr
Java and Mocha Coffee,
4 lbs. for $1.00.
pkgs. Malta Vita
10 lbs. Rolled Outs
0 cans Cream
runs Apple Butter
Large can Pineapples
Canned Corn, up
Canned Peas up
15he Popular, Pioneer
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A STORE WHERE YOU MAY BUY OR NOT AS YOU
CHOOSE, WHERE THE SERVICE IS COURTEOUS
AND PAINSTAKING: WHERE THE GOODS ARE HON
EST AND PRICES FAIR. IF THAT IS YOUR IDEA OF
A STORE, WE SHALL HOPE TO SEE YOU HERE FOR
A LOOK AT OUR OFFERINGS FOR SPRING.
Chief among our store J
attactions is a complete
CAPT. PIERCE DIES
One of Old Guard of Mississippi
Engineers Goes to Long
ONCE IN PACKET BUSINESS
Operating Steamers on Upper River
In 74th Year Other Obituary.
vapi. v imam h. fierce, a veteran
river engineer on the Mississippi, died
this morning at 1 o'clock at the coun
ly iniirmary. where he had been for
about a year. Death was due to gen
eral debility and consumption.
Capt. Pierce spent the greater part
of his life on the river. For snm.
years he operated a ferry on the Mis
sissippi at Andalusia. He was engag
ed in the packet business between Dal
las and Burlington for a number of
years, and for a time was engaged in
the Clinton and Ruck Island trade.
He came to Rock Island in IsSS.
and since that time had made his
florae here, until he removed to the
county farm. He was married twice.
his first wife dying in 1SC1. He was
married a few years later at Dallas.
and his wife and a daughter are now
resitting at ouchrist. Mercer comity.
He has five sons living. Capt. Pierce
was i4 years of age.
Cbllil I'll oar' Away.
i m race, the 9-weeks-old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. t). Skinner, died last
evening at the home, C:il Thirty-fifth
street. The funeral will be held to
morrow morning at 10 o'clock from
the home, the services to be conduct
ed by Kev. J. 15. Kutter. Burial will
be made at the Hampton cemetery.
Mrn. Waritnrrt Shran.
Mrs. Margaret Shean. wife of John
ahean, died tins morning at 2:30
o'clock at her home in Rural aged
54 years. Mrs. Shean had been a suf
ferer with a complication of ailments.
For nine years the family has resided could do in the way of an argument
No one should be better pleased
than the Union to see the end of -the
present campaign and with it the end
of Knox politically. The amount of
explaining and prevaricating that the
Union is obliged to do every time that
Mr. Knox has run for mayor since the
first time is enough to wear its con
Unless he makes some particularly
bad break between now and election
day, Henry Schaffer ought to stand a
reasonable show of being reelected
Cavanaugh speaks on Market square
The funniest argument that is now
being used by the Knox supporters is
that even if Mr. Knox has not made
the best mayor in the world, he will
have Schaffer to guide him. Humiliat
ing as is this admission so far as Mr.
Knox's capacity is concerned, and ad
mittedly the last plea of a hopeless
cause, there is just one thing more to
take into consideration. What if it
were possible to elect Knox for a third
time, and something should happen to
The Knox flying rollers have appar
ently moved on to the next town.
My! how the campaign has quieted
down from the Knox end of the propo
sition. While it is conceded that the
three-term candidate is no longer con
sidered even a jossibilif y, it was
thought his supporters would at least
keep up the shouting.
As a fair index to the way the
Knox side of the question is petering
out. it is only necessary to cite the
fizzle that attended the meeting in the
Seventh ward last evening. By actual
count there were 1C people present
The unfortunate James K. Witter was
the chief speaker, ami the best he
DIVORCE FOR AGED
Margaret Verney Chaney, Married
in 1857, Files Proceedings.
Come now, own up, tell the honest truth
You don't like those gray hairs, do you? And your husband
certainly doesn't like them. Then why not buy a bottle of
Ayer's Hair Vigor? It restores color to gray hair every time.
vures aanarurt aiso. bold for over sixty years.
J. C. Ajr Co..
STORY OF BLIGHTE0 HOPES
Waits Twenty-Seven Years for Return
of Husband Other Marital
in Rural, having removed from this
city. .Mrs. bhean was a native of
County Clare. Ireland. With the hus
band are left, surviving three children
Jonn anean and .Mrs. Julia I. inn. at
home, and Mrs. Mary Bosold, of Ru
ral. Funeral services will be held at
St. Joseph's church, in this city, at 12
o'clock Sunday. Interment will be in
PETERSON IS DEAI
MOLINE YOUNG MAN FOUND IN
JURED IN RAILROAD YARDS
EXPIRES AT HOSPITAL.
Albert Peterson, injured in the Rock
Island railroad yards Tuesday night,
died at 3 o'clock this afternoon at St.
Anthony's hospital without having re
gained consciousness. He was found
lying beside the tracks near the
Hrooks crossing. Several of his ribs
were crushed ami there was a frac-
ure of the skull. The presumption is
that he either fell tiff the cars. or was
hit by a train. He was Tl years of
age and single. His home was in Mo
NOTES OF THE RIVER.
Rochester-mode, ready- 'f.
FOR WHICH WE ARE THE SOLE AGENTS. THE
NEW MODELS EMPHASIZE THE VALUE OF THE L.
A. B. &. CO. MAKE TO MEN WHO STRIVE TO COM
BINE ECONOMY WITH GOOD TASTE IN MATTERS
OF DRESS. IT LEAVES NOTHING TO BE DESIRED
IN QUALITY. STYLE OR FIT.
Prices are From $18 to $30
M. C. RICE, Prop.
Yesterday afternotni the ferry Rob
inson was inspected, and today sue
was put in service in plaee of the Dav-
enirt, which has been in operation
since the season was opened. Th
Robinson has been given a thorough
overhauling ami is now in first class
hape. She will be operated in tin
Davenport-Rock Island traffic during
the entire season. The Davenport ha:
leen taken to the boat yard, and wiil
not be put in service again until later
in the season, when the traffic warr
rants the operation of the two steam
The stage of water was TOO all day.
The I.ydia Van Sunt and II. Hershey
were down with logs.
was here from Hur-
A. H. Connelly, of Kansas City, is a
Rock Island visitor.
R. A. Ewart. of Stillwater, Minn., is
in Rock Island today on business.
Mrs. A. tl. Uarnes. of Dubuque. Iowa,
has returned to her home after a short
visit in Rck Island.
H. S. Cable, general suierintendent
of the northern district of the Rock
Island road, is in tho-city.
Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Lewis, 75 Perry
street. Davenport have returned after
an absence of several months in the
south. Old Mexico and California.
Capt. W. D. Wisaerd has returned
from Paducah. Ky., where he has been
on business connected with the con
struction of the new excursion steamer.
the "W. W." The steamer will be com
pleted in about two weeks. It will
reach Rock Island about May 1.
GET IN LINE
I-H-H- 'I-H-I- -!-H"I- ! -H-H- -H-M- 1
For That Easter Suit.
Call and see the stylish, up to-date
fiats we are making everv cay at IK
$25. 'We satUfy thera alL " "
' DEAL & M'CARTHY.
Illinois Theatre building.
was to apologize for not having been
born antl reared in Rock Island, which
was accepted as an explanation for hi
lack of knowledge as to suitable ma
terial for the mayoral chair.
Vole for Simmon for city treasurer.
The Union takes a column of its
valuable space in an attempt to ex
plain wherein Mr. Knox did any ofh
cial act that should commend him a
a canable municipal executive, and
in the end tloes not say anyming ex
cept to deliberately falsify the record
of his predecessor aud .successor in
office. The Union seems to be still
imbued with the school boy idea that
the logical answer to founded accusa
tion is "you're another."
(Jive your vole to Leonard for col
lector. He is a gtxxl man and a tie-
serving man, and is emit led to your
hearty support for the cilice for which
he is a candidate.
The democratic aldernianic ticket is
composed of representative men
throughout the city. The candidates
are: Uloehlinger and Simpson in the
rirst Naab in the Second. Crotegut
in the Third. Dauber in the Fourth.
Ilea re in the Fifth and Wilson iu t he
If you want to be with the winner
vote for Cavanaugh.
John P. Sexton, the democratic can
ilidate for police magistrate, is a con
servative business man of wide expert
ence. His election to that office would
mean close attention to its duties by a
Cavanaugh is making an admirable
campaign in every respect. His course
throughout has been such as to com
mend him to the consideration of all
who stop to think of what is Injih tie-
sired and required in the had of a
city the size and importance (it Rock
No brother, the situation is not a
particle complicate.!. It is Cavanaugh.
For the convenience of those wish
ing to apply for their final naturali
zation papers in order to vote at next
week's election the office of the county
clerk will be open from 7 to St :::)
o'clock Saturday evening.
The democratic mass meeting will
be held in Market square tomorrow
evening. James W. Cavanaugh. can
didate for mayor. John P. Sexton, can
didate for police magistrate and others
wiil speak. Kx-Mayor T. J. Medill w ill
preside. There will be music by
Samples of the ballots to be voted at
the forthcoming election appear in an
other section of today's isue of The
G. W. McCaskrin announces speeches
for tonight as follows: At Fifth ave
nue and Twenty-sixth street at 7:15:
Seventh avenue and Twelfth street at
i. and Seventh avenue ami Third street
James W. Cavanausrh. dtmooratic
candidate for mayor, and John P. Sex
ton, democratic candidate for police
jpagletraf e. addrespvd a P.ue m-eting
at the Rock Island Sash & Door works
at noon today. Both were enthusiastic
ally received, and there was not a par-
Pathos, suffering, hope and patience
blend the story of Mrs. Margaret Ver
ner Chanev. of Moline. related in her
bill for divorce filed this morning in
the circuit court. Abandoned in 1S7S
with seven small children left to her
care, she recites the overtures and ap
peals that she made to her husband,
following him by letter in his travels
over the country, to return to her and
help her in rearing their offspring.
He was deaf to her importunities, but
she lived in the hope that some day he
would repent. Now that her children
have grown to maturity, and learning
that her husband. Edward Pa v son
Chaney, to whom she was married in
Montreal. Canada, in 1S57, has taken
up with another woman whom he is in
troducing as his wife, she asks the
court to free her from her marriage
The complainant avers thnt the last
she heard of Chaney was when he was
living in Coquille. Ore., five years ago.
The postmaster wrote her in response
to her inquiry that he was living in
that town with a woman who he said
was his wife. Suddenly the couple left
Coquille, and Mrs. Chaney says she
does not know now where they are.
She is a resident of Moline. Cyrus K.
Dietz is her attorney.
Squnndrm Kniiilly SnvioKa.
Bertha Beek, of Moline, alleges in a
suit for divorce that she has filed that
her husband, Iuis llock. Sr.. to whom
sne was wedded Feb. 25. 1SC2. aban
doning her and her six children in 1S'..
taking $25u that had been placed in
uuiiK, and going to Milwaukee, where
he remained for several years. In lyoi
he wrote his wife that he had married
again and was to remove to California
for resilience. Mrs. Beck asks the
court to grant her permission to tlis
pose of her property in Moline. of the
value of 1 .sou, in order to provide for
tier support. The property is eneum
bered to the extent of several hundred
dollars. Searle & Marshall represent
lltiMbaml linric- 1 nrnitlirulurnM.
Otto Heilwagner. of Moline. asks tn
be divorced from his wife, who was
Ida Lartruui. because of desertion and
uniaitniuiness. charging that she has
neen living at Peoria wiih one John
wiaun. I fiey W(TP mnrr ,1 M.iwth 4
all( l he -'Jth of that month In
the same year she left him v:i.....
i -arsons is his attorney.
THAN WE ARE SHOWING NOW
AN IMMENSE VARIETY HAND
SOME PATTERNS WITH A RANGE
OF PRICE TO PLEASE EVERY BUY
ER. WE WANT TO MOVE
120 Couches in 30 Days
IN FACT. WE HAVE TO DO IT. BY
BUYING NOW YOU GET THE BEST
AND SAVE MONEY. COME IN AND
SEE THIS GREAT LINE.
Furniture & Carpet
THE LEADING HOME FURNISHERS.
123-125 West Third Street. Davenport. Iol.
tide of the derision that recently at-
'"'ucu e ativent ot the flvinir mlb.ra
nuo mat vicinity.
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i-vnox macmne followers will at
tempt to jolly themselves at lh.. llii.
hois theatre tonight.
if.my want nroor ixwiiin.
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"i tut- iiy ine election iu r,.;.,,. ..i.
sf rve the countenances of Phil miiu
ami uick Carries. Thev know tin ii..
is up with Knox, and by the way Phi I'd
smile is gone at last. You to the vege
table patch. Phil
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johepn crotegut in i,js admirable
laiitds jor aiticrman in the Thiri
ward, has endeavored to visit every
home in the ward, but lie has been
so pressetl for lime that he says he
may have missed some, while others
may not have been at home when in
laneu. tie desires therefore to have
it understood that it was not his desire
to have any one whom he may havt
failed to see feel that he does not dt
sire his sumiort.
The little dodge that Substitute Can
didate Trenkenschuh is playing in the
lrcuiat ion of the sewer petition in
the Third Ward will hardiv work Mr
Jrotegut is as much in favor of the
sewer as Mr. I renkenst-huh is. and if
b-cted will be in a much better posi
tion to look after the want!, of his con
stituents, than his opponent.
SOCIAL ASSOCIATION OF
MASONS ELECTS OFFICERS
m f Clothes
j J AFTER FIFTY-ONE YEARS OF
-j V A j) KEEPING AT IT RIGHTNESS
I 1 AND STEIN-BLOCH SMART
R H t CLOTHES ARE TOO FIRMLY
pj. jlj WEDPED EVER TO BE PIVORC-
cdl4i- sTmmers & La Velle
NsJ 1604 Second Ave- Rck lland, III.
Annual Picnic Will be Held This Year
at Watch Tower at Date to
Be Fixed Later.
The Hoek Island and Scott counties
Masonic Sixial association met at the
Shrine rooms in Davenport last even
ing and elected the following officers
for the ensuing year:
President C. C. Wilson, of lodge
Secretary K. II. IJowrnan. of Trio
lodge .r7, Hock Island.
Treasurer A. K. Kvans, of Frater
nal lodge, Davenport.
It Is expected to held the annual
picnic at Black Hawk's Watch Towir
this year the date to be fixed iater.
u- -A .". 2.
Rock beer at Ponce Ie Ix-on, 1521
Second avenue. Saturday.
Licensed to Wed.
Anthony J. Kassnacbt Rxek Island
Mi.s M area r-t C. KHIy . . .Rix-k I-'ar:d
At Rrown's Business college begins
AprU 4. 1305.
Our ..stylus :ue cliaripinpf
r' and absolutely correct,
rtl" ana arc loulIv attractive
because of their moder
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