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'JTELB ARGUS, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1904.
Pnrlly rloudy KmUht anil Wfd
ormlnv; t-ohlrr tonlitht.
J. 31. S1IKHIKR,
Trmpr-rutarf at 7 a. ui., 64; at
S::S0 p. in.. U3.
Call for the new Kinship.
For Insurance, E. J. Burns.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
1.w-'hU rs sho s are goo'l.
Tri City Towel Supply company.
See Lase-Wat'.rs' ad on this page.
S"e La;--Waters" ad on thit, pasje.
S'-e Lage-Vat r.s' ad on this pai;e.
See Lage-Waters' ad on this pyg
Buys' school shoes at Lau;-Waters.
For bus, baggage, express, call Kobb's.
Spencer &. Trefz for 'biu or express.
Kinue's sho- biure, 10 1m Second ave
mi". For real estate and insurance, E. J.
Finne's shoe store, 1010 Second ave
nue. iet your footwear at Finne's. for
you get it at cost.
Plenty of Michigan peaches by the
bushel at Hess Bros".
$;: and up for i;M-iii-ss suits. J. N.
Stone, 17'7 Secimd avenue.
Set- the great shoe ad on this page.
l.nge-W'atets Shoe company.
Amoslieag i:iiiglia:iis at o '-a cents
yard r.t Young f; .Mc('::ihs'.
Ice cream and ice cream soda at
Peterson's, l"!i Tliin! avi-niu
Sec our new up to da'
ja' kct.;. furs
and suits. Young & Mc''oiu!):-.
A pencil box free with every pair
of child's shoes at Lage-Waters'.
Walline & Hamilton, express and
transfer. Old 'phono 1'iTn, now 5ns 1.
Bargains in shoes. I. a no- Waters
Shi" company, 1 T':: Second avenue.
W. II. Siemon will do jour tin work;
1 Vll Sixth avenue. Now 'phone r 7 1
( 'leanmir, pressing, repairing. New
I'anit oriutn Club. l!"i:t Second avenue.
Buy your new silks, velvets and
dress goods at Young and McCoiulis'.
Sec I he fine line of street hats at
Mrs. I.a Fn n.'s, at reasonable prices.
Now is the time to order your over
coat at .1. N. Stone's, 1 707 Second
a venu. r.
Why do we sell the millinery? I p
to ilafo styles for less price. Young
.Me ' ri:bs.
Free, a pencil box with every pair
of school shoes. Lage-V.'aters Shoe
company, 17"3 Second avenue.
Miss Ella Bin Istrom, teacher of
piano, mandolin and guitar. Resi
dence 2S'is Fifth-and-a-half avenue.
Mrs. La Frenz's trimmer. Miss Ir
vin has just returned from Chicago
with the latest ideas in fall millin
ery. Edward Thompson has taken a posi
tion as floorwalker at Young & Mc
Combs", succeeding William Smith, re
signed. Peaches and pears for canning are
of better quality and cheaper this
week at Rachmann's, 70o Twelfth
You don't see or hear competitors
advertising fruit jars. We have them
at less than wholesale prices. Young
Miss Gertrude Briggs delightfully
entertained a company of her voting
friends in a dancing party at Black
Hawk Inn last evening.
The single admission for adults to
the Swedish Lutheran bazar is 15
cents instead of 27 cents as previously
announced in this paper.
Remember the closing out sale at
Finne's. 1 ; 1 f Second avenue. The
stock is all new and up-to-date. It
means a great saving to you.
Coal, Cable or Springfield coal we
now sell for 2 cents per ton less in
lots of In tons or more at one: delivery.
I'nion Ice & Coal company.
Miss (Jraco R. Hall. 02 Twentieth
street. Rock Island. 111. Teacher of
piano, the latest methods for begin
ners. Accompaniment and ensemble
The Iowa-Minnesota Thanksgiving
football game is not to bo played in
Davenport, after all. Manager Walker,
of Iowa, says the ball park over there
is too small. It has not been decided
where the game is to bo played.
.Finite Parmoi;i or in the county court
yesterday afternoon lined Bench Maxie
colored, of Molino. $1m and costs on
a eharg of assault with a deadly wea
pon upon the person of Henry Craw
ford on Juno ;. Maxie paid.
E. B. McKown soils the Springfield
coal from one of the best mines in the
stale. This coal is unexcelled as a
low priced coal for furnaces, small
heaters and ranges. Special price will
be made on orders of P tons or more.
Next Tuesday evening the First
Swedish Lutheran church will open n
bazar at Turner hall continuing four
evenings. Change of program night
ly. Admission, adults' season tickets
ri eiiits, single admission 1,". cents:
children's season ticket -" cents, sin
gle admission. In cents.
Tiie Woodmen of the World, the or
ganization that had its beginning In
the contention that arose over the re
moval of the Modern Woodmen's head
office from Fulton to this city, have
decided to erect a head office building
at Lyons, Iowa. A decision to this
effect was arrived at by the executive
committee which has been in session
at St. Louis.
THE KAIL-DECKER MARRIAGE
Solemnized at 8 O'clock This Morning
at St. Mary's Church.
Miss Margaret Decker, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Decker, 530
Twenty-first street, and Jacob Kail
were married at S o'clock this morn
ing at St. Mary's church, with a nup
tial mass celebrated by Rev. Father
Adolph Geyor. Henry Van Hecke and
Miss Catherine Decker were the at
tendants. There was present a large
company of the relatives and friends
of the couple. The Lohengrin wed
ding march was played as the bridal
party enteied the church, and for the
recessional there was a children's
choral. The bride's gown was of dark
blue silk trimmed in Irish point lace.
The bridesmaid wore light blue satin
trimmed in Irish point lace. The cou
ple will reside at 2113 Third avenue.
The groom is a machinist for the Rock
Island road employed at Natick.
Democratic Central Committee
Leases Storeroom at Hi
WILL BE OPEN THIS WEEK
J. W. Cavanaugh and J. P. Sexton Re
turn From Meeting of Commit
teemen in Chicago.
The report published that the pack
et Winona will go into the southern
trade this winter is probably a canard.
It is the general belief that she will
go into port this winter at the local
boat yards as has been her custom in
the past. There is another report
relative to the Winona to the effect
that next season she would go out of
her trade here, and ply between La
Crosse. Wis., and Winona. Minn., but
(he report is firmly denied by the man
agement. The packet has done a good
business while in the trade between
Hock Island and Clinton, her agents
say. and this being the case they state
that there is not the slightest inten
tion of taking her out of her present
DaniT Height Chug.
Line 8 a. in. 2 4 hrs
st. Paul u :..:;
Reds Landing 12
La Crosse 12
Prairie du Chicn .... IS
Lo Claire 1m
Kansas City 21
Democratic city headquarters during
the fall campaign are to be at '219
Eighteenth street. A lease on the
storeroom at that number was secured
today from J. D. Taylor, the owner, by
E. W. Hurst. T. J. Medill. H. L. Whee
lan and B. E. King, the committee ap
pointed at the meeting of the central
committee last week to secure suit
The wholesale grocery house of G.
E. Bailey & Co. for several years was
located at the above number. The
headquarters will bo properly furnish
ed and will be placed in charge of
some capable person, selected by the
city committee, whose duty it will be
to meet all callers and supply them
with the literature pertaining to the
campaign that will bo placed there for
distribution. It is expected to have
the headquarters open this week.
Itr'iurl I 'rum 1 IiI-ik.
.1. P. Sexton, chairman of the demo
cratic county committee and J. W.
Cavanaugh chairman of the democrat
ic city committee, are home from
Chicago, where yesterday they attend
ed a conference of county and city
chairmen and other leading democrats
from all parts of the st
the state commit tee
of the visit of N
augh state, was
al district in the
no called by
on the occasion
to Chicago. The
Sexton and Cavan-
a great success in
-tate was represent
ed as were '.W out of the I'll counties.
The reports were all of the most en
couraging nature. "There were but
one or two counties, which like our
own. had not yet made the polls nec
essary to form an intelligent basis for
estimating the situation." said Mr.
Sexton, "but the state committee we
found thoroughly familiar with condi
tions here. We received the assur
ance of the state committee's hearty
coopt ration with the regular organiza
tion and its desire to aid it in every
way possible in making the best pos
sible showing in this county. Despite
the obstacles that have been thrown
in our way, the county committee has
not been idle and we propose to wage
an active campaign from this on."
"The state committee has a splen
did organization." said Mr. Cavan
augh. "and is conducting a vigorous
campaign throughout the state. We
were given assurances that some of
the best speakers at the disposal of
the committee would be sent to Rock
Island during the campaign, including
Lawrence B. Stringer. Judge Prentiss,
and either Bryan. Schurz or Towne."
City Council Room. Rock Island.
Sept. 19, 1!'04. The council met at S
p. m. in regular session. Mayor Mc
Conochie presiding and all the alder
men present except Benson and Sex
ton. The minutes of the last regular
meeting were read and approved.
The clt-rk read petitions from Henry
Stengel. Allen Myers & Co.. and
Channon. Perry & Co. for permission
to make sewer connections. Referred
to the sewer committee.
The clerk read a petition of J. W.
Schwach and others asking that trees
on Eighth avenue between Eleventh
and Twelfth streets, be removed as
they are in the sidewalk and a menace
to life and property.
Aid. Westbay moved that the peti
tion be granted. Carried.
Aid. Wilson presented the ordinance
regulating the use of motor vehicles
and providing for their registration,
and moved its consideration. Carried.
Aid. Anderson moved as an amend
ment that the large numerals be of
polished metal on a dark back
ground. Adopt I'd.
Aid. Wilson moved the adoption of
the ordinance. Carried unanimously.
Aid. Ilause from the sewer commit
tee reported granting various persons
the right to make sower connections.
Aid. Westbay from the street and
alley committee recommended the
adoption of the plat of Woodin's Third
addition, provided that Mr. Wood in
file a bond in the sum of $2i to bring
streets and alleys to grade within IS
months. Report, adopted.
The clerk presented the bond of S.
J. Woodin to bring the streets and al
leys in Woodin's Third addition to
grade' within IS months.
Aid. Oberg moved that the bond be
acctpted and the plat adopted. Car
Aid. Westbay from the street and
alley committee recommended that the
petition of G. W. .lohnson. concerning
the grading of a sidewalk on Thirty
eighth street near Eighth avenue bo
granted. Report adopted.
AJd. Westbay from the street and
alley committee on the matter of pro
viding street signs recommended that
the clerk be instructed to ask for bids.
Aid. Eckhart moved that the ordin
ance committee, city engineer and ald
ermen of the ward report an ordinance
at the next meeting of the city coun
cil, fixing grades on Fourteenth street,
between Ninth and Tenth avenues.
Aid. Christensen offered a resolution
instructing the street commissioner to
place Twenty-eighth street near Thir
teenth avenue in passable condition.
Aid. Brooks offered a resolution in
structing the street commissioner to
grade a sidewalk on the east side of
Forty-fourth street between eighth and
Ninth avenues. Adopted.
Aid. Eckhart presented an ordinance
establishing the office of city electric
ian. Referred to the ordinance com
mittee. Ah!. Westbay moved that J. S.
Woodin's lnmd to grade the street and
alleys in Woodin's Second addition be
returned to him. he having complied
with its provisions. Carried.
Adjourned on motion of Aid. Ander
wm. H. C. SCHAFFER.
FLIPPING IS FATAL
Harry Decker, Aged IS. Strikes Head
on Pavement in Trying to Ixsave
Car in Davenport.
DRAGGED FOR HALF A BLOCK
Refrains From Telling Parents of Ac
cident, and Dies in Early Morn
ing of Hemorrhage of Brain.
A MILANITEHAS SMALLPOX
J. P. Steckman Calls on Davenport Phy
sician and is Sent to Pest House.
J. I'. Stockman, who says that his
home is in Milan, is down with small
pox in Davenport, anil the authorities
there have notified the chairman of
the Rock Island county board that,
since the law of this state does not
permit the sending of a person affect
ed with such a disease across the
borders into Illinois. Rock Island
county w ill be looked to to foot the bill
for his keep. Steckman is in the Dav
enport emergency hospital. He does
not know where ho contracted the dis
ease, but probably at St. Paul, where
he has been on a visit, from which he
returned last Friday. He remained at
his home in Milan until yesterday,
when the went to Davenport to see a
physician. The physician told him he
had smallpox. The; Davenport board
of health is holding a mooting to take
up the case this afternoon.
LIGHTNING STRIKES A BARN
Chris King, East of Moline, Has a
Loss of $1,500 Last Night.
Lightning destroyed a new barn
i"x!" on the farm of Chris King, on
the Colona road, three miles east of
Moline last night. The building was
burned to the grounds with 'M tons of
haw reo bushels of oats, two cows and
fanning implements. The loss was
Harry Decker, 15 years of age, paid
the penalty for flipping cars with his
death at Davenport last night.
He was injured at 0 and died at 1:30
this morning at his home, 41S Division
street. He was the son of .Mr. ami
Mrs. Charles Decker, and a bright and
Harry was out romping with his
companions during the evening. When
it came time for him to return home
he ran after a passing ear on the Tri
City railway line, catching on the side
near to the front.
He is thought to have boarded the
car at Third ami Davie streets. in
leaving the car one of his feet was
caught and no was dragged lor tuny a
half block before the motorman was
aware that there had been an accident.
The boy had been thrown violently,
his head striking the pavement, but he
did not utter a word that was hoard
by any one on the car. Finally ho be
came extricated and tie was seen to
run and fall twice.
iiil;ilu-i of I'iiIii iii Until.
Harry did not tell his parents what
had happened when he arrived at
homo, going directly lo his room. Later
in the evening he complained of a pa mi
in the head, but he said ho did not
think it was anything to be alarmed
Towards midnight the parents were
aroused by the box's heavy brealbing.
and they sent for a physician. When
the latter reached the bedside of Harry
ho pronounced him dead. Death was
due to hemorrhage of the brain.
There will be an inquest at 4 o'clock
t his aft ernoon.
ANOTHER BANANA SALE
At Frank Campana's Fruit Store ,1614
Frank Canipana has received anoth
er carload of choice bananas, which
will be sold at ."0 cents a bunch and
tip. either nicely ripened or green;
alsn others at 2 dozen for 2." cents.
2 dozen for 15 cents and 5 cents a
FREE A PENCIL BOX
WITH EVERY PAIR OF
DURING THIS SALE.
WITH EVERY PAIR OF
DURING THIS SALE.
; Our first real Fall Opening to Rock Island Just ten months in Rock Island and we have a reputation equal to those
pj who have been here for years. Our business is growing daily. Once a customer always a customer. 15he Reason--&Si
good goods, Low Prices and courteous attention given to all who enter our store.
i Bis cseae commences ioiboffow Mornm,
and will continue vintil SATURDAY, Oct. 1. BARGAINS IN SHOES.
BAR.GAINS IN SHOES
SEE THE FALLEN PRICES IN NEW
:( Ladies' hand turn or welt shoes worth
m m m i
; ( L.iri.rs' f.nc vc!t sole shoes
.'0 Colt or kid. regular $3.50
J5 grade for
Childs' shoes with
sizes 8' 2 to 12,
Boys' calf sk;n socs all solid, sizes
2' ';. to 5' 2
Youths' calf skin shoes, all solid, sizes
12' 2 to 2.
Ladies' hand turn shoes, patent Colt,
all sizes all widths, bought to sell for
$3.50. for this Cj
i Ladies' fine k:d shoes, McKay or hand
; sewed, all widths and sizes; these are
; extra values for the pries
, Ladies' enameled shoes, with exten-
jc;cn sole, regular $2.50
ivaiu6 fcr this sa'e ....
Wc have about 200 pairs of ladies' fine
, C'fskin. or kid shoes, in Goodyear
jweits or hand turns, placed
i on sa'e st per as r
Ladies" fair stitch. h?rvy sole shoes, a
good grade of kic r n guaranteed to
I give satisfaction,
j price only .
;SEE THE FALLEN PRICES IN NEW
j FALL SHOES FOR MISSES AND We have the largest assortment of
I CHILDREN. BOYS'. YOI'THS' AND Boys-, Youths' and Little Gents shoes
i LITTLE GENTS. j in Reck Island. Every pair sold is war
Misses fine Dongo'a shoes with heavy , ranted . to give satisfaction. Price
j extension , ranging from $2.00
i soles ;down to
Litt!e Gent's calf skin
sizes 9 to 13' 2.
shoes, a!l solid,
Childs shoes, all
values, sizes 3 to 5
for this sale
solid, regular 50c
SEE THE FALLEN PRICES
MEN'S NEW FALL SHOES.
Men's fine ideal kid or corona colt, the
best patents on the market, warrant
ed not to crack, all sizes, all widths
and the very newest fall
Our corona colts for men in $3.50
grades are dandies. We can fit any
shaped X EJ
foot for JU
Vc have about 136 pairs of the Regent
and other good makes of shoes in
horse "tide enamel, patent colt, vici
kids or velour. These shoes always
sold for $3.50.. Come now and get a
We have a large assortment of Men's
box calf vici kid and velour shoes that
sold frcn $3 to $3.50 at this sale you
can buy them at M p
per pair mtJ
Men's Colt skin shoes, p
for this sale m. 0 J
Men's Calf 6kin shoes, all solid for
One lot of Men's Calf skin shoes, all
sizes 1 C
for tiiis sale X.
MEN'S WORKING SHOES heavy sole
lace of congress.. Buy a pair if they
do not give satisfaction bring them
back and get a new pair. These shoes
range in price from
$2.00 to 1 J J
There are Twenty reasons why you should buy your shoes here. The first is that our shoes are the best for
the price, and after that the other 19 reasons don't matter. Good service is as necessary as good goods, if shoes don't
g fit well they won't wear wear well. Our shoes fit. Send the children, they will have as good care taken of them as $
though accompanied by their parents. A pencil box free with every pair of child's shoes.
AGE-WATESiS SHOE COMPANY,
1703 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
All Cars S top in Front of Our Store
FREE A PENCIL BOX
WITH EVEF5Y PAIR OF
CHILD'S SCHOOL SHOES
DURING THIS SALE.
FREE A PENCIL BOX
WITH EVERY PAIR OF
CHILD'S SCHOOL SHOES
DURING THIS SALE.