THE ARGUS, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 190G.
Fair mmti t InurJ rold tonight, with
the lonnl trmyrrararr ahoal rrj;
Saadar, larrraiaai rloiaallaeM, nllb rln-
jtltbouicb fb karomrtrn are blh-
et avrr Mlaamota, lona aail raalrra
Saalh Dakota, the area of. hitch prr-
yrr aaona oa Friday map baa fi-
tradeal to (be Atlaatir roant aad In mc
rompaalrd by icr-acrally clear tiklen from
Ibe Miiuuuri aad Mliluiil valley
eaalavard. With a a larrnue la prea
aare that baa aoearrrd la the eeater f
thin aatl-eyeloae aeetloa. It baa arrows
deeldedly elder la the Dakota. Maal
toha aad Miaaeaota. aad the Iherniaane
tera over tuwat of that territory rrtiiater
from SO desreea below aero to SO de
ajreea below aero. Zero weather es
teada to Iowa aad frota to the jculf
eoaat. 1 be I'arllle atorm Im eanHloic
fhreatealaic eooditlooM aad preelplln-
tlo eaattward throuicb the Kwky moan
tala reicloa. Fair and tftatiauetl rold
weather Ik Indicated for I III vlelalty
tonight, followed Kuailay hy Inereaninu
eloudinetu aad warmer.
J. l. Slli:itli:it. Ilburrvrr.
Temperature at 7 a. m.. 3; at 3:SO p.
m IO. clocity of wlad at S a. .. O
Insure with McKee.
Leaf lanl at (Jilmore's.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus or express. Spencer & Trefz.
For bus. baggage, express call Kobb's.
Cleanest and best coal in town at
The stae of water was 3.S5 at C a.
m., and 3.!5 at noon.
Ice cream and ice cream soda at
Peterson's, 1214 Third avenue.
Good thing, push it along. Mueller's
coal. High grade LaSalle chunk.
Not a coal famine, but a stone fam
ine in Mueller's furnace and cook stove
Mrs. Austin's Pancake flour is best
of all. A fresh supply now on hand at
Frog legs and plenty of fresh cooked
lobsters at the Aten fish market, lolO
If you don't know what you want,
try Mrs. Austin's Pancakes for a really
Plenty of fresh fish and oysters ev
ery day at Aten's fish market, 1510
Plenty of black bass, catfish and
brook trout at Aten's fish market, 110 at (ne First Baptist church. Rev
Second avenue. ! rion Humphreys will be leader
McCabe'a each Tuesday and Thursday
from 2 to 4 p. ni
Fire, fire, fire, intense heat In Muel
ler's LaSalle third vein coal. Less
waste than any other.
McCabe's say: "Grab your valentines
quick." Only a few days more and
then its all off for this year.
The Rock Island council. No. 2:55 of
the Royal league will give a dance at
Industrial hall Thursday, evening. Feb
The event of the season: the great
clearing sale of china, crockery, house
furnishings, silverware, etc.. etc., now
at white heat at McCabe's.
Some extra concessions secured on
couches, which McCabe's are offering
in full to their customers, are among
the events of the coming week.
New percales, new wash fabrics of
al kinds, will be opened on Monday at
McCabe's: a good time now to make
choice. Openmg prices are low.
The special bargains secured from
the great Chicago furniture exposition
are arriving at McCabe's. Some very
sensational offerings are in the lot.
Kxpert manicuring, shampooing and
thorough treatment of the hair and
scalp given by Mrs. Sol Levi, VSC Sev
enteenth street. Old 'phone west 59.
The ladies of the G. A. R. will give
another one of their delightful can!
parlies Tuesday afternoon at Memorial
hall at 2:Ui sharp. Admission 15 cents.
Eighth anuual masquerade ball given
by May Flower camp, 101. U. N. A., at
Armory hall Friday evening. Feb. Hi.
Cash prizes given. Admission, gent:..
25 cents, ladies 15 cents.
The "once a month" silk clearance
at McCabe's offers a remarkable collec
tion of silks in lengths 1 to 20 yards,
alj at US cents per yard. Commences
Monday a. m.. y:3(i sharp.
J. B. Johnson. 2525 Eighth-and-a-half
avenue, is suffering from an accident
which bt fell lini while at work in the
Moline organ factory. He lost two
lingers from one of his hands.
Prosperity camp. R. N. A.. No. 3S31
will give a card party at Odd Fellows
l.ail Tuesday evening. Feb. (Same
will begin promptly at 8:15. Refresh
ments and dancing. Tickets, la cents.
We are showing all the new hats for
the early spring season. Our line in
dudes not only the Gage hats, but the
very best selection for the largest New
York houses. Brandenburg millinery
At a meeting of a committee of mem
bers of the Rock Island Ministerial
union this afternoon, the date of the
First union Sunday school teachers'
meeting, planned some time ago. was
fixed for 7:30 p. m.. next Wednesday
i rioit xiuiiijuu a iii
Free lessons in art embroidery at . Rev. D. L. McNary, alternate
v i.t fi.;'
If So. You Can
iL.iA. -Taf I
VETERANS IN PARADE ON
Request Other Organizations to Partlc
ipate 'in the March Program in
Hall if Weather is Unfavorable.
Shiloh command, No. 2, U. V. U., will
.lave a public parade on Washington's
irthday. Feb. 22, and requests the co
operation of all friendly, patriotic so
cieties and fraternal organizations to
ioin and assist them in this, commend
able demonstration. The intention is
to form the parade with the right rest
ing on the southeast corner of Court
House square, and march from there
up Third avenue to Twentieth street,
thence north to Second avenue, thence
west to the soldiers' monument, and
there disband. In case inclement
weather prevents any parade, the vet
erans will meet at Memorial hall and
have exercises, including speaking and
s:nging. The Iowa Orphans' Home
band will furnish the music. The par
ade will move at 2:30 p. m.
Mrs. Mary Wertz.
Mrs. Mary Wertz, a resident of Rock
Island for 31 years, died last night at
the home of her daughter. Mrs. E. M
Ryan. 2)S East Sixth street, Davenport
M rs. ertz had been making her home
with her daughter for three mouths.
previous to that time having resided
in Rock Island, with her daughter, Mrs.
S. Leslie, at 2730 Seventh avenue.
Death was due to old age. Mrs. Wertz
being nearly S7 years of age.
She was born July 12, 1S1!, in Penn
sylvania. Her maiden name was Miss
Mary Fairchild. She was married
March 5. 1S39. in Guernsey countv.
Ohio, and in 1S47 with her husband.
came to Scott county in a prairie
schooner. She is survived bv six
children. 31 grand children. 30 great
randchildren. and one great great
randson. The children are Mrs. II.
F. Baughman of Rock Island, Mrs. S.
Leslie of Cairo, 111., Mrs. Ryan of Dav
enport, Mrs. W. (. Cunningham of
Blair, Neb.. Mrs. L. E. Davidson of
Springdale, Iowa, and William Wertz.
of Dolliver, Iowa.
The funeral will be held Monday af
ternoon at 2 o'clock, from the home of
Mrs. Ryan. Burial will take place at
The sad news was received in Rock
sland today of the death at Savannah.
Ga.. at 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon
of Mrs. J. M. Graham formerly of this
city. The deceased, whosa maiden
name was Miss Madge Adams, was
Krn at Whitby. Out.. Dec. 2. 1SCG. and
was married in this city seven years
ago to Mr. Graham, who is at present
physical director of the Y. M. C. A. at
Savannah. She was the daughter of
Rev. and Mrs. J. Q. Adams of this city,
and for a number of years was a great
help to her father in his pastoral work.
She was an arnest Christian womau
whose delight was in doing good, and
who was beloved by all who knew her.
She is survived by her husband and
one child, and by her parents and her J
s'.ster. Mrs. S. Eugene Mattison, all of
this city, and her brothers, Hon. J. C. '
Adams and H. C. Adams of Phoenix,'
The remains will bo brought to Rock ,
Island for interment, accompanied by ,
the bereaved husband, the child having
been here during the mother's illness.)
and the funeral will occur Tuesday ;
morning from the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Mattison. on Twentieth street
and Fourteenth avenue.
Last three days before Valentine
day. Every valentine must be
sold. Note the great value
at 10c and
Litl ca rock ISLAN 0,1 LL
THIRD AVENUE THRO UGH TO SECOND
rrr t r inn rJQra
put. a, aalO'tfiJobf pretty
framed pictures,.; ne-Wl iTubJect,
47o 390.- 258 .4 lflr
THIS is the regular once a month
clearance of short length silks, an
event that is watched by the ladies of
the tri-cities, who have learned by ex
perience that for unusual values this sale
stands alone. Some months the quantity
is greater than others, according to the
amount of silk business done the pre
Monday Morning at 9:30 O'clock
You may come expecting to find
lengths varying 1 to 20 yards,
and among them such weaves
as colored taffetas, 19 to 27
inches wide, worth from GOc to I
SI. 00 a yard; Crepe de Cheues, j
fancy taffetas, etc., etc. Vaist
lengths, plenty of thtm, many
full dress lengths, choice of all
per yard 38c
At per yd.
"IfORE of those new soft finish
percales constantly arriving.
Early buyers will find a beautiful
assortment of the desirable, hard-to-get
styles in Shepherd, checks,
shlrffng stripes and polka dots,
styles suitable for waists, wrap
pers, shirt waist suits, children's
dresses, etc., not 15c,
but per yard
Others In great variety at
yard, 10c and
HANDSOME new figured
art tickings for draper
ies, cushions, skirt and waist
boxes, furniture covering, etc.
20 pieces 15c fancy striped sateen
ticking, Wednesday and
while they last, yard ...
At 3 o'clock Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday, staple tAP
striped tickings, per yard ,vv
of Wash Fabrics
THESEJatest . arrivals in svasH dress
goods .will bo, on Bale -Monday, and
at very attractivo prices.
Embroidered Broochc novelties, an en
tirely new fabric, different from anything else,
splendid for suits and waists, f Cp
and the price, yard 101
Pompadour Mouaseline de Sole, a
sheer silk and linen material, in rich pompa
dour and floral printings, copies of highest
class imported silks, OyO
only, yard LJV
Imported Mulls and Swisses, beauti
fully tinted and embroidered in white anil
black, rose, nile, Alice blue, etc., make ex
quisite summer gowns, all priced for 0C
quick selling atyard, 42c, 88c, 28c and.. .L JL
Art Needle Work Dept.
Commencing Tuesday, ' Free Em- f
broidery Lessons will be given in our J
ah ewuiBwum iopi. on i uesoay ana ixiurs
day of each week from 2 to 4 p. m. Como and
see the new workfor Spring andiSummer, 1U0(5.
THE. EVENT OF THE, YEAR
THE great clearing sale of China, Jewelry, Silverware, House Furnishing Goods,
etc., is surpassing ever' expectation. Again Monday, February the 12th, will
be marked bv a myriad of rare values in richly decorated china, fine glassware, sil
verware of finest workmanship, etc., etc.
These Bargain Sections
Are the talk of the town. Look them
over carefully. You can't help finding
something you want, and the prices rep
resent only a half to a quarter the real
value of the afticle.
China plates, fruit saucers, salt and
peppers, tea cups and saucers, glass
vases, cuspidors, etc., worth up to
20c for 5c.
Dinned plates, cups and saucers, jar
diniers, china hair receivers, cream
Ditchers, salad bowls. Japanese olive
dishes, etc. etc., worth up to 30c, all at 10c.
Dainty bric-a-brac, large size pitch
ers, vases, cups and saucers, etc.,
worth up to 38c, and only 15c.
Haviland plates, pretty Japanese
china bon bon dishes, vases, salad
There is magic in this sale. Every day
Solid silver tea spoons, heavy weight, about
six dozen, French gray finish, K
speak quick for these, each ntDL
Set of six solid silver teaspoons, fine patterns,
values up to $0.00 per set, CO
at $4.25 and 0d.0
Set of six knives and forks solid silver, rich
designs, $22. 00 value,
at set ,
Bnn-Bon spoons ollvo forks, Jelly forks, etc.,
about a third under real value.
L bowls, hair receivers, jardiniers, etc.,
Single pieces of statuary, Haviland
. china, tea cups and saucers, beauti
fully decorated Japanese vases,
cracker jars, etc., worth up to 98c, for 38c.
Hand-painted plates, Japaneso sugar
and cream sets, decorated tea
August Hintermeister died last ev
ening at his home in Andalusia rather
suddenly. While his physical condi
tion had not been of the best, he had
been able to be out daily. He suffered
; an injury some time ago, and it is be
lieved that this is one of the remote
causes of his death. Mr. Hintermeister
was a native of Switzerland, liavins
lec n born in 1S02. In 1S72 he came to
America and settled in the vicinity of
Andalusia. He was united in marriago
.In 1878 with .Miss Anna Snider. They
were the parents of nine children,
eight of whom are living at home. The
funeral services will be held at the
Andalusia Llaptist church tomorrow af
ternoon at 2 o'clock.
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. John
Suess. 3117 Ninth-and-a-half avenue.
died this morning at 3 o'clock, aged
I's month. s Funeral services will be
held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock
from St. Mary's church. The services
will be conducted by the pastor. Father
A. (leyer. Burial will take place at St.
rots. game plates, spoon trays, vases,.
etc., in French and German china and glass,
worth up to $1.50 and only 50c.
China pudding sets, large china
vases, statuary, berry sets, chop
plates, salad bowls, choice for 75c.
Beautiful hand painted plates, Eng
lish and Haviland fine plates, cups
and saucers, sugar and cream sets,
rich Japanese vases, tea pots, chocolate pots,
umbrella stands, etc., etc., worth up' to $2.50
Single Pieces Sacrificed
$5.75 solid bronze
$5 solid bronze
desk piece . . .
$7.50 cream and sugar,
cut glass, with solid silver
$1R.00 nollrt silver cream
$12.00 solid silver cream
and sugar set gg
$18.50 Anniversary clock,
finely fin- Cl 1 (Cfl
lshed. for J1A.JU
$20.00 Oriental bronze
clock, new art t (1 ff
design, for. pLJ.JU
$18.00 Japanese bronzrt
clock, beautiful l'l tZ(
design, for . . . PXy.V
$6.00 silver fern-dish,
$12.00 bronze Electro
lier, two de- C7 tL(
. .. .V "'V
EXTRA concessions at t"
from a manufacturer of
couches, with guaranteed
construction, enables us to
offer a select lino of couches,
the quality usually accompan
ied by much highor prices.
Wo place them on sale nt
once, and ask you to judge
Couches, upholstered In good yiual -lty
velours, with Imperial spring
edges, fully guaranteed conntruc
Mon, rrtces'$b,.76i $8,60, jj 90
High, grade Verona rvwi-b--.
Manslve crush plush Cl fCi
Couches. $17.60 and. . . J1.UU
Car plush Couches, C17 0
$18.50 and g&l.l.OJ
Chaso leather Couches, -1.5),
Q ULTAN'A sanitary
very serviceable. In
Odd out glass Tumblers.
wQJth up to $1.60, Cf
1 only. Decanter, rich
cut. $3.75 CC QQ
C value, at.
1 only, large footed Bowl,
rich cut. $12.00 CQ A(
value, at PO.JU
1 onlv. Uauor Set, Colo-,
nial cut. $15.00 tQ 7i
value, at j.
1 only, sugar and cream
set, regular $9 tC
i onlv. 8 -Inch Bowl, rich
cut. $6.00 value,
And so on and on and on through the en
tire stock. If you have dollars to invest and
any thoughts of economy, your judgment will
surely bring you here.
Oriental patterns, or solid colors.
In srreens. reds and brownn, f'r
rug borders, or
bed rooms, yaixl
Brussels carpets, standard aJi -vo!
face, reds, greens und browns.
some with borders,
Velvet carpefts, extra line wttarlng
fabrics In floral end oriental pat
terns, with or Without bordeit as
an early sjirlng tonic t the ca.tjet
trade, ten patterns go on sa!e tor
three daysflf they last, va
lues up to K$1.25 per yd...
DIt. O. W. MYE1LS, OPTICIAN
COXSCITA TIOX k
and examination -vH.
of eyes frir. ' JsSOVW
The most completely lvVV' i
parlors In the west.
All the best and latest appa";,tU!'
known to the profession. Our
guarantee back of every traDH;tc-tion.
battleship, which should make her. the
fastest ship of her class afloat. Anoth
er advantage of the turbines, as shown
by the performances of the Carmania.
is that the gunners will have a steadier
deck from which to handle the guns.
The guns, armor, machinery, boilers.
"a HI A YES.
ERA IN BATTLESHIP
(Continued from Page One.)
three-inch quickfirers for repelling at
tacks by torpedo craft. She will mount j
neither 9.2 Inch, 7.5 Inch nor C inch '
guns. She will be the biggest warship j
afloat, and she will have only the big- j
gest and most powerful guns.
The secrets which will be Incorpor
ated in the huge hull are still hidden,
but it is known that they tend to econ
omy as well as efficiency. The Dread
nought will cost 10 per cent less than
recent battleships British built, al
I though she will represent the last word
in all details of her construction.
In another respect the Dreadnought
.will be unique. She will be the first
battleship In the world to be driven by
turbines. These engines will supply
the power for four propellers, two
more than any previously built British
Lock Island. III.
IF YOU NEED A WATCH
We'd like you to see our line.
It isn't like other stocks, because
every one is new. Prevailing
taste has given the artists in
watch cases great scope in do
sign, and free fancy has pro
duced much that is original and
unique. There is no obstruction
from the old stock of past sea
sons. Hence, the line of
watches you are invited to see
today is eminent for complete
ness and unsurpassed for ele
gance. If it's only a good timepiece
you want, the watch need not
cost more than $5.00. Pay for .
fineness and finish as much as
etc., are ready to be placed in the
Dreadnought, so there should be no
difficulty in having her ready for sea
in 12 months, when she will join the
Atlantic fleet, based on Gibraltar, thus
being placed midway between the
channel and Mediterranean fleets. As
trouble threatens on the one side or
the other the ships of the Atlantic
fleet are moved, making them of the
greatest use in the time of war, no
matter who the enemy might be.
pose. The front of the building is de
voted to lodge and club rooms, three
large and elegantly furnished rooms
being devoted to club purjxjses.
Plans are being made for a nocial
event to formally open the new coun
mi a avc
Rock Island. III.
Sam W. Bowlby, Administrator of Es
tate of D. Roy Bowlby, to Sell All
Gods Belonging to Estate.
The stock of. pianos, organs and mu
sical goods belonging to estate of 1).
R. Bowlby, will be closed out in a sale
by the administrator, beginning Mon
day morning. Everything will be sold,
including the stock, store fixtures, etc.
All the instruments and other goods
will be sold at appraised prices. It is
expected that there will be a rush of
buyers, and this part of the estate will
be quickly closed up. D. Roy Bowlby
was engaged for many years in the
music business in this city, and carried
a big line of pianos, organs, piano-players,
musical goods, etc., including many
different good makes. There will be
no doubt be some rare bargains to be
had in this administrator's sale. Easy
payments will be offered to purchasers.
All who are interested should read the
administrator's announcement of the.
sale, in today's issue of this paper.
ELABORATE COUNCIL ROOMS
Knights of Columbus Arrange Quarters
The work of remodeling the third
floor of the Fries building on Second
avenue for the Knights of Columbus is
nearing completion, and when the hal'
is opened Allouez coencil will have
unusually fine quarters. The large
main hall is being fitted for a ball
rooir and lodge room, a floor space of
70x40 feet ueing devoted to this pur-
all parts of the 1'irjN'd
Applications Too Numerous.
The Crcve Coeur club, of Peoria, Is
confronted with the problem of dis
tributing the admission tickets for the
annual banquet Feb. 22. at. which Tom
Lawson, of Boston, is the priii'-'i."'
speaker. Over 1,200 applications 1iOV4
,. ., ii iTJrle B. lowry I lock Island
seats. The applications are being re-j IsI;m(,
Gas in the Stomach.
Belching and that scime of fulness
so often experienced after eating i
caused by the formation of gas. The
stomach fails to perform its f unci Ions
and the food ferments. Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liv r tablets will cor
rect the disorder. They aid digest hm
and strengthen and invigorate the
stomach and bowels. For sale by all
Licensed to Wed.
Nebraska Queen Flour
MAKES THE BEST DREAD.
J. M. SCHAAB. Tel. w. i55.
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Miles o-f Walll Paper
to go at low prices not because there l anything wrong
with It. The pattern are good, the colors harmonious;
but we must clean our shelves for the new season's stock.
Our prices for hanging are as low as the lowest and good
workmanship will permit. .
PARIDON WALL PAPER CO.,
PRACTICAL WALL PAPER HANGERS.
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