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THE ARGUS, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1904.
In this City Voted
AFTER THEY HAD ONCE BECOME REGULAR CUS
TOMERS AT SHIELDS CASH GROCERY, THAT IT IS
THE ONE BEST PLACE TO BUY GROCERIES AND
PROVISIONS. IT IS THE ONE STORE WHERE QUAL
ITY IS NOT OUT OF MIND, WHEN LOW PRICES ARE
BEING CONSIDERED; IN FACT, QUALITY IS UPPER
MOST. IT IS THE ONE STORE WHERE YOU CAN BE
SURE OF THE QUALITY THE PRICES SPEAK FOR
THEMSELVES. IT IS
For this Platform
THAT THIS STORE HAS BEEN STRIVING, AND THE
POLICY OF ' HIGHEST QUALITY, LOWEST PRICES"
HAS ALWAYS BEEN MAINTAINED. IF YOU HAVE
NEVER SENT IN AN ORDER, DO SO AT ONCE. YOU
CAN'T MAKE MONEY ANY EASIER THAN BY LOOK
ING OVER THESE PRICES:
Walter Baker's Choc- OQf-?
olate, per lb Lzs
Star Tobacco, per 45C
Scrap Tobacco, per 35C
White Hoop Holland EQ-
Herring, per keg v-Vw
Three large pkgs. Parlor
Gold Dyst, large 1
Yeast Foam, per O
Three 1-lb. cans ET-
Corn, Peas and Toma- Q'Or'
toes, per doz 7w
Calumet Baking Pow- 17
dcr, per lb li U
3 pkgs ikDL
Three 1-lb. pkgs. seeded C-
Three 1-lb. pkgs. cleaned E? ,
New Citron , per 19C
Duffy pure Cider,
per gal rWv
Sour Pickles, syt??
per gal iOU
Sauer Kraut, ,
per gal IOv
Malta Ceres, per
Four lbs. Head f ,
THE: VAII 1MHW US
ROCK tSLANt. .IL.LJT:
In this section of the country. No place can
can show you as great an assortment as we
A Saving of S2 to S5 on Each Overcoat.
First class made garments for men
S10 to 30.
A Befvutlful Line of Children's Novelties. 4-
Fur Overcoats $15 to S50. t
WIFE TO SURVIVE
GUN SHOT WOUNDS
Charles Bauer Insane When He
Attempts to Take Two
HAD THREATENED HER LIFE
She Having Planned to Go With the
Children to Her Parents in
"Charles Bauer came to his death
by a pistol shut inflicted by his own
Lanil while temporarily deranged' was
the verdict returned by the jury im
panelled by Coroner I-. V. Eckhart
yesterday afternoon to inquire into
the circumstances of the Moline trag
edy that nearly resulted in a murder
in addition to the suicide.
The wife of Bauer is at the Moline
City hospital. "He shot mo while I
was at the washtub and then shot
himself." was the only statement that
the woman was able to make en route
to the hospital. She will recover, it
is believed by the physicians who are
Mrs. Bauer was in the kitchen ol
her home on Railroad avenue, when
without warning her husband placed
a 32-calibre Smith & Wesson revolver
near her left jaw. The bullet entered
through the bone and came out of her
mouth, knocking out several of her
Another shot fired entered the back
and came out of the front of the left
shoulder, and the third shot passed
through the right arm. nipping off the
end of the ring finger and injuring
several others. Satisfied that he had
ended her life he walked into the
room adjoining the kitchen and placed
the weapon to his right temple anil
blew out his brains, the bullet coming
out of the top of his head.
All Shot Take KflVct
Mrs. Bauer ran from the house with
the blood streaming from the several
wounds inflicted to the next door
neighbors, ('larks, who were greatly
frightened and shut the door, not
knowing what the trouble was. Sev
eral men had been attracted by the
shots and they hastened to the home
mid then notified the police.
Iluunr Snterel W ith IIIuuiI.
When aid arrived the house present
ed a very pitiable ami deplorable sight.
The back porch, the floor and walls on
the kitchen were, spattered with blood.
The woman was seated on a chair in
the center of the room, and gathered
around her were four little children
their faces and heads covered with
blood. In the next room lying with
his face downward in a pool of blood
was the father.
For the past year he had not ha 1
steady employment and the last place
where he worked was at Deere &.
Co.'s. where he ran the elevator.
Tuesday he assisted in moving house
hold effects, and yesterday morning
when he arose he complained of a
headache and told his wife that ho
believed that he would not go to work.
Had TlirrntenrA Iff.
His wife was aware of the fact that
he possessed a revolver, and on sever
al occasions he had threatened to kill
her. Whenever he would do this she
would hide the weapon, and then he
would ransck the house until he found !
it. He was troubled with paralysis
and thi.; probably affected his mind.
Two years ago he sustained a stroke
while at work at Deere & Co.'s.
His remains were taken to the po
lice station and the coroner notified.
Bauer was born in Ixuiisville. Ky.,j
Nov. 5. 1SJ1, and had lived in Mo
line for some time. He is survived
by his wife. Anna, and four children.
Annie, aged Tillie. aged 9; Robert
aged 5. and LeRoy. aged ?. Mrs. Xeff.
a neighbor, took charge of the chil
dren after the tragedy.
Several witnesses were examined by
the coroner's jury. Nearly all of their
testimony was of the same nature, and
from two of them the facts were learn
ed that at times he was subject to
spells of insanity.
Mm. linurr I'enrrd Ilrr Ilunboil.
Mrs. Thomas Tunney was the main
witness. She said that Bauer helped
move her household effects into the
I.angbein house on Tenth street Tues
day. Three years ago he suffered a
paralytic stroke and since that time
he had spells and was out of his
mind. She' saw the deceased yester
iay morning about 7 and he complain
ed of a headache and said that he was
not going to work. She also saw Mrs.
Bauer, who said that she was afraid
f her husband for he was acting so
-trangely of late. She said she would
write to her mother in Kentucky and
-,'t money to go home on. The wit
ness saiil that Bauer was Industrious
ind was not a drinking man.
Capt. W. A. Thompson, of La Crosse,
is in the city.
George Rae departed this morning
for a week's visit at the St. Louis ex
position. H. B. Newman returned this morning
to Des Moines after a few days' visit
in Rock Island with his family.
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Connell de
parted last evening for a short visit at
St. Louis to attend the exposition.
Whitman Dart leaves this evening
for Crbana, 111., where he will resume
his studies at the University of Illi
nois. L. K. Cleveland departs this evening
for Springfield, after a visit of a few
days in Rock Island, to enable him to
Robert Lee, who is a member of the
executive committee of the Illinois
Coal Operators' association, is in Chi
cago on business.
Dr. and Mrs. E. M. Sala. Mrs. J. E.
Krell and Miss Blanche Boggess de
parted yesterday for a short visit at
the St. Louis exposition.
Mr. and Mrs. William Schaarmann
and son and Mr. and Mrs. James John
stonand daughter Mary left last even
ing to spend the winter in the south
and west. Enroute to New Orleans
they are to see the St. Louis exposi
tion. From New Orleans they go to
San Diego and San Francisco, Cal.. and
Portland. Ore. They will return to
the city in the spring.
OLD STAND CHANGES HANDS
J. F. Waddell Becomes Proprietor of
Schmidt Barber Shop.
The barber shop at 1S25 Second ave
nue conducted for many years by L.
A. Schmidt, and before him by his
father, has changed hands. J. F. Wad
dell, of this city, to become the prop
rietor. It is one of the best estab
lished stands in the city. Mr. Schmidt
retires to devote himself entirely to
the real estate business, in which h
has been engaged for the past two
years. Mr. Waddell formerly was con
nected with the Schmidt shop, but for
several months has been employed as
dispenser at the Rock Island house
buffet. He is popular, anil should
make u success of his new venture.
He takes possession next Monday. The
shop will continue to be strictly union.
FIRST CAR ON NEW LINE
Trip From Clinton to Davenport on
The first car to make a through trip
on the Iowa & Illinois interurban be
tween Clinton and Davenport reached
the lattle city yesterday afternoon.
With several stops for, inspection pur
poses the run was made in five hours.
The car carried a party of officials
The road is still in an uncompleted
condition. It had not been ballasted
yet. This will have to be done before
the regular operation of cars will be
commenced, and it may be well into
winter before the service is establish
ed. The cars to be run on the line are
as large as a Pullman sleeper.
YOUNGBERG GIVES UP STAR
Resigns From Police Department to
Engage in Business.
Charles Youngberg. for a number
of years a member of the Rock Isl
and police department, has tendered
his resignation to Chief Phil Miller.
Of late Mr. Youngberg has patrolled
the night beat between Tenth and Six
teenth streets. He expects to engage
in business in the west end of the city
near his home. A successor to Mr.
Youngberg has not yet been appointed.
The Ruth, Mac and Winona were
north and south. The stage of water
was 7.15 at C a. m., and 7.10 at noon.
The Mississippi will continue to fall
slowly between Dubuque and Musca
tine. RIVER BULLETIN.
D'ng'r Ilgt. Change
Line. 8 a.m. 24 hrs.
Feet. Feet. Feet.
...14 4.7 0.1
. . . 12
. .. 10
. .. 15
P. du Chien
Des Moines Rapids
I . i
SURPRISED BY NEIGHBORS
Pleasant Affair at Home of Mr. and
Mrs. T. C. Scctt.
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Scoit were sur
prised at their home, S14 Twenty
fourth street, last evening by a com
pany of :." neighbors. The couple
ere in complete ignorance of the in-.a.-:on
that had been planned, and Mr.
-ett had retired for the night when '
it parry arrived at the house at
.V.ork. The tveirng was spent in
r.uslc and gar.v-s. and at midnight a
luncheon was served. Mr. and Mrs.
Scott were presented a half dozen
lining reorn chairs in remembmnce of
he occasion. .
Geneseo Drouth Still On.
The drouth in Geneseo is still on.
The November council meeting at
which it was rumored a compromise
would be effected and the city re
leased from the throes of parching
thirst, came to a sudden and unex
pected conclusion without one word
having been said about the prevailing
drouth or the vacancy on the board o
REV. FATHER W. P.
St. Anthony's Hospital Beloved
Chaplain Succumbs to
ORDAINED FIVE YEARS AGO
Assigned to Rock Island by Bishop
Spaulding, Having Served
Here Four Years.
Aged Citizen Insane.
Eiias C. Stafford. ag-d 77, a resi
dent of Rock Island, was yesterday
afternoon adjudged insane in the'
fv'nnty court. It appear? that Staf
ford received a blow on the head in
1 hVi fi ri I t riot ct n r a knt ni a Vi Vioc !
m ' 9 auu iuai o4u,c iuoL itiiic 4i itu.?
been failing mentally. He was order
ed committed to the Watertown hos
pital by Judge Parmenter.
Rev. Father W. P. Lauriault, who
for four years has been chaplain of St.
Anthony's hospital in Rock Island,
died last night at 12 o'clock at the
home of Rev. Father J. F. Lockney,
pastor of the Sacred Heart church.
Heart failure was the cause of death.
Father Lauriault was born at Mont
real, Canada. July 1. 1S74. His clas
sical studies were pursued at St. Via
teurs ceillege. Kankakee. 111. After
completing his studies at that institu
tion, he went to Cincinnati, where he
was ordained, five years ago. by the
late Archbishop Elder, who was him
self buried at Cincinnati last Tuesday.
1-Urnt AHNlKument nt Ottntvn.
The first assignment given Father
Lauriault after his ordination as a
priest was as curate to Very Rev. Dean
Keating, of St. Columbus church, at
Ottawa, 111. While located at Ottawa
Father Lauriault was threatened with
an attack of pneumonia, and Bishop
Spaulding. of Peoria, sent him to this
city as chaplain at St. Anthony's. He
made his home with Father Lockney.
Hrotlier In Only Survivor.
Father Lauriault's parents are both
dead, and his only near relative is a
brother, A. W. Lauriault, residing at
Duiango. in Durango state, old Mex
ico. Rev. Father Lockney has notified
the brother of the death of Father
Lauriault, and he is expected to ar
rive in the city Saturday. Word has
been telegraphed to liishop Spaulding,
to Dean Keating at Ottawa, and to the
priests of the diocese, notifying them
of the sad eveuu. It is probable that
a number of the priests will be pres
ent from all parts of the diocese to
attend the funeral, but until replies
are receiver! it will be impossible to
announce those who will conduct the
requiem and funeral services.
I'nncrul to Il Held lnilny.
The funeral will be held Monday
morning at 9 o'clock from Sacred
Heart church. The body will lie in
state at the home of Rev. Father
Father Lauriault was a prominent
member of the Knights of Columbus,
and had served as chaplain of Allouez
council of this city since its formation.
Father Lauriault was quiet and un
pretentious in his manner, and those
who knew him best found in his friend
ship a rare charm and the warm im
pulses of a kindly heart.
Drill h f J. A. JiirernHMn.
J. A. Jorgenson, who for the last 20
years had made his home on a farm
on Hig Island, died last evening after
a five days' attack of pneumonia. Mr.
Jorgenson, who was born in Denmark
in 1S51, came to America about thirty
years ago, and had been a resident .f
this county the gre'ater part of the
time since then. Deceased was pre
ceded to the grave by his wife, who
died five years ago. He is survived by
one daughter. Nettie, at home. The
funeral will be held Saturday after
noon at 2 o'clock from the late home,
interment to be made at Chippian
Or. YVIIIIntii llrnv.
After a lingering illness of three
months, Dr. William Bray passed
away at. Mercy hospital, in D.'buque,
Tuesday evening at 7:30 o'clock.
He was taken to the hospital during
the middle of August, ami since that
time has been battling with typhoid
fever. For the past few weeks he has
been hovering between life and death,
and when the end came, bringing re.
lief to his sufferings, it was not un
expected. Dr. Bray was born in Washington,
Iowa. Feb. 24, 43 years ago. He re
ceived his education in the schools of
that place, and at the medical college
at Iowa City from which he was grad
uated with honors. He was married
at Rock Island. Sept. 10, 1S90, to Miss
Margaret Teresa Aster.
Dr. Bray went to Dubuque about
20 years ago. and had since lived con
tinuously in the city. He had a large
practice as physician and surgeon,
and stood highly with the medical
men of the state.
He leaves his wife and five young
children. Marie Josephine, Katherine
Margaret, Corinne Mary. William
Aster and Louis Bertram.
The funeral will be held at the
cathedral tomorrow morning at J
Funeral of Kilns Frank.
The funeral services of Edna Frank,
the 9-year-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Frank. 1K'2 Eleventh
street, was held yesterday from the
home, the services being conducted by
elders of the Church of Jesus Christ,
of Latter Day Saints. The address
was delivered by President Ashley
Bartlett. of Chicago. A quartet com
posed of Elders 1 A. Neeley, B. (i.
Webb, A. L. Davis and M. C. Clark
rendered appropriate selections. De
ceased was a student at the Lincoln
school, and her bright and winning
v,us had made her a very popular fa-!
vorite with both bciioolmates and
1 Day aid Night
All the time in a "Kar
pen" Turkish Chair or
Rocker the construc
tion is so good they last
forever. The line
throughout is the finest
that the upholstery
trade produces. Then
we have a fine line of
and Suites we want you
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stop in for one look and an Overcoat
try-on. We are here to do business,
of course, but we like to see our
friends appear at their best. It is
good for them and it booms the town.
The ST El N-BLOCH SMART OVER
COATS, frcm the topper to the extra
long, are satisfying just to look at,
and once on, never off except in the
house. The three Stein-Eloch words
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