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THE ARGUS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1905.
THE PARTY CALL
810,000 AS GIFT
THE TUB OYSTER IS FLABBY, TASTELESS, SOFT
AND -WISHY-WASHY,- THE -SEALSHIPT" OYSTER
IS NATURAL, SOLID, UNWATERED, AND HAS A
FULL, RICH FLAVOR. -SEALSHIPT" OYSTERS NEV
ER HAVE A DROP OF WATER OR ICE PUT INTO
THEM, UNTOUCHED BY PRESERVATIVES AND ARE
SHIPPED IN A SHINING WHITE ENAMELED CASE.
SOLD AT A SLIGHTLY HIGHER PRICE THAN TUB
OYSTERS AND THEY ARE WORTH IT. THEY ARE
SOLID MEATS ALL OYSTERS, AND NO WATER,
Here are some NEW PRICES for THIS WEEK.
21 lbs. granulated Sugar
Package Mince Meat,
Rock Island Corn, per doz
en 3 large cans of Mustard
Jell O, all flavors,
New York Buckwheat,
per sack 32
Pure Maple Syrup, ier
iJJKW Fifth Avenue.
If you have been waiting
KDlscouLirit Sale 1
NOW PITCH IN.
t Reduction Off
i Boys' and Children's Winter
t Overcoats and
(Excepting Blue and Black Suits)
t All goods marked in plain fig-::
$ ures. Select your Suit and;;
$ Overcoat and deduct 20 per
J per cent off the marked price.
This sale is for cash only, t
YOU KNOW US.
M. C. RICE. Prop.
fet ll'H'l I I-fr-M Hill I II I
Maple Sugar, per
8 lbs. Bulk Starch
Cream of Dakota Flour
for SI. 17
Corn on cob, something
new, per gal. can 50
A FULL LINE OF FRESH
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
SOLE AGENT FOR "SEAL
SHIPT" OYSTERS FINEST
OYSTERS ON EARTH.
of All Men's. ?
Suits in the I
II I -H-H-vlJlll 1111$
Charles J. Pfoh, Resident of Rock
Island 49 Years,
IS LONG TIME IN BUSINESS
Father of Supervisor L. C. Pfoli Mrs.
Emma S. Antony Dies at Mid
Charles Joseph Pfoh, a resident of
Rock Island for nearly 49 years, and
one of the city's pioneer business men,
died this morning at 8: SO at his home,
21916 Seventeenth street. Death was
due to the infirmities of old age, Mr.
Pfoh having passed his 83rd birthday
Christmas day. He had been failing
gradually for several months. The fun
eral will be held Sunday afternoon at
3 o'clock from the German Lutheran
church, of which Mr. Pfoh was a mem
ber. Rev. C. A. Mennicke will conduct
Mr. Pfoh was a native of Offenan
Oberant, Xeckersullum, Germany,
where he was born Dec. 25, 1822. In
1847 he came to the United States, and
after spending 10 years In New York
removed to Rock Island, and embarked
in the shoe business. He fallowed this
business with success until about 18
years ago, when he retired on account
of poor health.
He is survived by two daughters and
one son, Mrs. Joseph Krull, of Live
Oaks, Cal., Mrs. C. V. Thresher, Grid
lay, Cal., and Louis C. Pfoh, of this
city. Mrs. Thresher has been In the
city attending her father for several
Mm. Kimuu S. Antony.
Mrs. John Antony passed away at
midnight at the home, 214 Eighth
street, after a lingering illness of four
months with a complication of diseas
es. The funeral will be held from the
home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Mrs. Antony, whose maiden name
was Emma Suess. was born in South
Moline, Nov. 9, 18C8. BesiJes her hus
band, she is survived by three child
ren. Margaret K. Antony, Edwin G.
Antony and Clarence J. Antony. Her
father. Stephen Suess, and three broth
ers, Edward. John and George Suess,
and two sisters, Mrs. J. J. Glass of Rock
Island, and Mrs. F. E. Weiler of Otta
wa. HI., also survive. Mrs. Antony was
a member of Mayflower camp. No. 101,
Royal Neighbors of America.
KunrrMl of Jaiiim M. IluforU.
The funeral of the late James M. Bu-
ford was held from the long time home
of the deceased, 1117 Second avenue at
10 o'clock this morning, Rev. Marion
Humphreys officiating, assisted by
Rev.. I). I a. McNary. The pall bearers
were: Phil Mitchell. C. F. Lynde.
Hugh Curtis. C. E. Pape, H. S. Cable.
and Benjamin S. Cable. All the banks
of the city closed from 10 to 12 as a
mark of respect to the deceased.
Mrs. Charles A. Loveil died this
morning at 5 o'closk of tuberculosis at
her home. 542 Thirty-first street. She
was born in Bloomsburg. Pa.. Nov. 2
18C3. and when 14 years of age came to
Milan with her parents. Mr. and Mrs
J. H. Vanderslice. About six month
ago the .family removed to this city
She leaves three children, Harold. Ma
rie. and John, besides her husband
parents and three brother?. Funeral
arrangements have not yet been made.
Unable to Take Part. Members of
the Augustana conservatory. Mrs. Edla
Lund, soprano. Christian Oelschlagel
violinist, and Emil Larson pianist and
organist. Who had planned to give a
concert at Marshalltown last Wednes
day evening, were temporarily handi
capped in the carrying out of their
program upon their arrival at their des
tination by the sudden illness of Mrs
Lund. Miss Gertrude Carse of this
city was telegraphed for and arrived
at Marshalltown In time to render the
numbers on the program designated
for Mrs. Lund.
Banqueted at Harper House. Dean
J. J. Quinn. pastor of St. Joseph's par
ish, was the genial host at a banquet
tendered last evening at the Harper
house to members of the first mass and
last mass choirs, collectors and the
ushers of the church. A most enjoy
able evening was spent by all.
Entertain for Son. Mr. and Mrs. E
C. Hart, on Twenty-first street, enter
tained a party of young men at a 6
o'clock dinner last evening for their
son, Walter E. Hart, who is home from
the University of Illinois to spend the
holidays. A sociable time followed the
Card Club Meets. Miss Elsa Simon
pleasantly entertained thu members of
uhe Young People's Card club at her
iume last evening.
Wedding Announced. Mr. and Mrs.
7. C. Taylor. 911 Fifteenth street, an
nounce the marriage of their daughter.
Miss Mabel C. Taylor, to Oscar B.
Westphal. of Davenport, to take place
Hobbs to Qvit Rock Island.
W. JNI. Hobbs has resigned the posi
ion of assistant to the second vice
resident of the Rock Island and the
ifflce has been abolished. N. D. Bal-
'eniine has b-n appointed superin
endent of car service, in charge of dis
ribution of equipment and records of
the same. f
Annual National Assembly Held in
Rock Island Next May Ignores
, William R. Benkert of Davenport,
national chairman of the United Chris
tian party, has issued the call for its
annual national assembly, which will
be in Rock Island May 1. 1906. This
is the organization Dr. Struble and
others attempted to reorganize in this
city last fall. The call Is as follows:
- "To all Christians and patriots who
believe the time has come to stop war
and lessen the burden of tax on things
necessary for our existence, and that
ail the people should be permitted to
vote direct on all questions of vital im
portance, and that all our laws should
be made to correspond with God'sTaw
and Jesus' golden rule, you are hereby
called to gather in His name in an
annual national assembly to be held
at Rock Island. 111.. May 1. 190C. to
confer with one another for the ad
vancement of Christ's kingdom and
Christian government on earth. The
press and all Interested are kindly ask
ed to please publish and announce this
call with a broad invitation to all who
can endorse this purpose regardless of
any creed, sect, or nationality.
"WILLIAM RUDOLPH BENKERT,
"National Chairman United Christian
Party, Davenport, Iowa."
State's Attorney Graham Allowed
to Introduce Supplemen
IN THE ALEDO CASE
Defendants' Attorney Makes Motion
That Court Instruct Jury to Find
Ale do. Dec. 29. (Special to The Ai-
gus). Because State's Attorney Gra
ham failed to prove that the society
having charge of Stella Grady is a cor
poration organized under the laws oi
the state of Illinois, as alleged in the
indictment, George A. Cooke, attornej
for the defendants in the McKinnej
cruelty case, offered a -motion at the
conclusion of the state's testimony
that the court instruct the jury to find
the defendants not guilty. It was set
forth further that the Mc-Kinneys had
no legal charge over Stella Grady and
that she was simply a servant hired to
work there. This motion was argued
before Judge Graves last evening, and
upon the reconvening of court this
morning State's Attorney Graham of
fered a motion that the tate be al
lowed to Introduce supplemental testi
mony on these points as he had It at
hand. This motion was allowed and
the one to instruct was thus disposed
of. The remainder of the morning wa?
occupied in the taking of the state's-
Mr. Cooke, the counsel for the de
ft ndant. indicated much displeasure
yesterday at the testimony of Dr. M
G. Reynolds. The doctor had examined
Mrs. McKinney as to her mental coudi
tion upon the request of Mr. Cooke, but
his testimony was brought In by the
state. For this reason Mr. Cooke took
advantage of the doctor's presence on
the witness stand to show his feeling
Or. J. TV. Ilnmnry.
Dr. J. W. Ramsey stated that lia saw
Stella Grady at Gilmore's after she was
taken from the McKinney home. On
his way to see her he was met by Mr.
McKinney and invited into his home
"Mr. McKinney told me if I could re
fute the stories that were being told
and throw the blame on the girl he
would "bless" ma. Mrs. McKinney
was present at the time and stated that
Stella's eye and hand were injured be
fore she came to them. Mr. McKinney
told me that Stella had eczema or
some other skin disease which was
"On my way back from seeing Stella
Mr. McKinney again met me and asked
if I had found any evidence of a skin
disease -but I to'.d him I had not."
Trlrd to Work Pantor.
Rev. II. B. 'Allen, pastor of the Prea
byterian church, testified that he called
at the McKinney homo by request
about two weeks after Stella had been
removed. Mr. McKinney told him that
the girl had blood trouble and that her
sye and hand had been injured before
he came to them. Mrs. McKinney
was present at the time and confirmed
the statements of her husband. Mr
'Mr. McKinney then aked me if
I would not state the facts to the con
gregation as he had presented them to
me pnd ak that they deny the stories
hat mere being circulated. He stated
hat th contract with the girl was
hat the should be treated as a hirec
ELKS HAVE AN OPEN HOUSE
nvite Public to Inspect Lodge and
The Rock Island lodge of Elks an
nounces an open house next Monday
from early until late. Practically only
he men.be rs of the organization have
had the privilege of seeing the new
oige and club rooms in the Illinois
theater building, which have been so
lavishuy furnished by the new organ
ization. and this is to afford such an
opportunity. ' '
Frederick Weyerhaeuser Wishes
Augustana College Pros
GENERAL ENDOWMENT FUND
Institution Beneficiary of Love of For
mer Resident for Rock Island
and Its Institutions.
GIFTS TO .IGI'STAA.
P. I Cable 92.-V.OOO
C. J. A. Krlokaon 1 2"UM
Frederick Wej-erhaeaJier 10,000
Robinson Estate 5,000
Wishing Augustana college a pros
perous and happy New Year, Frederick
Weyerhaeuser today sent to President
Gustav Andreen $10,000 to be used in
the support of the Institution. It will
be with extraordinary pleasure that the
president will make public announce
ment to the students when they re
turn from their vacation.
One More BeueflHary.
Thus there is one more beneficiary
of the love of Rock Island held by
Frederick Weyerhaeuser, who has al
ready done much by means of dona
tions in the interests of the people of
Rock Island. His money has been giv
en where it serves to raise tJie stand
ard in an educational way, his funds
having been practically on call for the
upbuilding of the public library of th
This is the fifth handsome contribu
tion that Augustana has received from
a-single individual, the late P. L. Cabl
being the original donor and makin
the construction of the main building
possible with a check for $23,000 near
ly a quarter of a century ago. Other
munificent proffers were: Consul Eck
man. $13,600; Senator C. J. A. Erick
son, $12,500; Robinson estate, $5,000.
Jen era I Endowmrnt Fund.
For the present the $10,000 given by
Mr. Weyerhaeuser to the college will
be placed in the general endowment
fund, but should the people o'f Rock
Island at any time be moved to endow
any chair in the institution, this
amount will be turned into that fund
SIX OF FAMILY
Mrs. Kavanaugh, Her Sister and Four
Children Suffer from Eating Af
Six members of the family of Mi
chael Kavanaugh, 1507 Thirty-ninth
stretts. were victims of ptomaine pois
oning last evening, caused by eating
affected food. Dr. A. E. Williams was
called to the home in the evening, and
found Mrs. Kavanaugh, her sister, and
four children suffering from the ef
fects of the poisoning, and La a rather
Prompt attention to the case pre
vented any fatality, and all are report
2d to be greatly improved today.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cotteral, of Des
Moines, are visiting friends and rela
fives in the city.
O. L. Winslow, traveling freight
igent of the Northern Pacific, is in the
?ity from Chicago.
D. N. Blazer, of the Aledo Times
Record, was in the city today on bus
iness. He leaves for the south tonight
Rev. J. E. Roache, formerly stationed
"iere as acting pastor of St. Joseph's
"hurch. is In the city from Chatsworth
for a brief visit.
G. B. Morgan, formerly master in
chancery of Mercer county, Is in the
city today attending to business mat
K. M. Whit ham and W. C. Galloway,
of Aledo, and Dr. A. I Craig, of Chi
cago, are in the city to attend the reg
jlar meeting of the directors of the
Grants New Trial.
Judge Gest this morning granted s.
new trial in the case of Adams vs. the
Mississippi Valley Traction comnanv.
a personal damage suit In which the
plaintiff secured a verdict for $019.44.
i'ftabbit lunch at the Santiago saloon,
Fifth street and Third avenue.
Start the New Year Right.
Diaries for 1!)06 free to men at Beal
& Schmidt's, Illinois theatre building.
Why suffer with your stomach, kid
neys and liver when Hollister's Rocky
Mountain Tea will make you well. If
taken this month, keeps you well all
the year. 35 cents, tea or tablets. T. II.
Will stop any cough that
can be stopped by any
medicine and cure coughs
that cannot be cured by any
It Is always the best
cough cure. You cannot
afford to take chances on
any other kind.
KEMP'S BALSAM cures
coughs, colds, bronchitis,
grip, asthma and consump
tion in first stages.
THIRD AVENUETrlROUGHJO SECOND
Specials for SaLturdaLy.
In the Book department, Ralph
Connors famous former $1.50
copyrighted novel, "The
Sky Pilot," Saturday 29
Book dept., Saturday evening at
7:30, 100 boxes paper and
envelopes. 3c box
Double fold worsted plaids, nice,
bright colors, cheap at
35c, Saturday all day, yd.J2'"2
29c fancy cotton waistings in
navys, reds, browns, etc.,
all day, yard 15
All wool Barege veiling, colors
navy and black, only to close
out quick, Saturday,
2."c to T5c pillow tops, laundry
bags, shoe bags, made of fancy
denims, tapestry, etc., etc., one
or two of a kind, to close out
quick Saturday, choice
at 25c and X5c?
25c to 50c plain and fancy rib
bons in half to two yard lengths,
to clean them out -quick,
Saturday, yard 12!'2
Flannellette house wrappers,
with flounce bottom, colors blue,
red and black, half price,
Child's fur muffs and collarette,
worth $1.50, Saturday,
C9c the set x. 69
Fancy fleeced kimonos and dres
Black and fancy silk belts,
worth up to $1.00,
Saturday choice 25
50 pairs sanitary gray wool
blankets, value $2.75, Saturday,
while they last.
L. S. McCabe &
OUR BIG DISSOLUTION SALE IS NOW ON AND OUR FINE
STOCK IS BEING SLAUGHTERED TO TURN THE GOODS INTO
4 Vs Vl Off
BE ON HAND EARLY AND GET YOUR SHARE OF THE RARE
1804 2nd Ave., Rock Island
MILLINERY AT HALF
The opportunity of the season, beautifully rietlgued street and dress
hats marked for quick clearing at half the original prices.
$5.00 hats reduced to S2.50
$1.00 hats reduced to S2.00
$..0i hats reduced l SI. 50
75c and $1.00 hats reduced to ..-39
Don't mi tliis chance for money saving if in need of millinery.
Brandenburg Millinery Store
Corner ef Twentieth Street and Fourth Avenue
TQ A A W 7 Q In Diamonds. Watches, Clothing, and
JLJ4-&JlVvJ-&111I 3 all unredeemed goods, at UNCLE 8IE
GEL'S, 220 Twentieth street; "phone 701 X. Money to loan on every thing
75c hot water bottles.
75 pairs $1.50 gray mottled cot
ton blankets, soft fleece, extra
Several broken lots of 25c huck
towels, selling them Saturday
at the special
All day, ladies' fleeced ribbed
vests and pants, special
Men's 25c black and oxford gray
cashmere socks, all
day. Pa 172
Fresh roasted salted
Old fashioned molasses
Dining chairs, solid oak,
22x36 inches. ...
Children's rockers, willow
oak, values up to $1.00,
Children's 15c heavy ribbed
hose, sizes 5 to 9&, at
pair, 10c, Sic, and (J
Women's fur trimmed velvet
and felt Juliet house slippers,
worth up to l.CV, Saturday,
take what are left.
at Pair 98
Mill lengths, bleached muslins,
at 3 o'clock.
Fenoy tennis flannels, at
4 o'clock, yard ,
Mucic in the evening.
Co. Rock Island.