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JHB ARGUS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1905.
A SORRY REVENGE
Louis T. McMuMen, Davenport,
Kills Self Because Wife
HE TOOK CARBOLIC ACID
Engineer at New High School and
Formerly Ran Locomotive on
Louis T. Mullen, formerly engineer
on the Milwaukee road and for some
time in charge of the boilers at the
new high school building. Davenport,
took his life by the carbolic acid route
at his home near Sixth and Brady
street in that city last night.
McMullen laid off yesterday to help ;
remove his household effects to the
above 1 oca: ion. During the afternoon
he took aboard more liquor than was
good for him, eo his wife thought, and j
when he came home with a bucket of
beer, she took it away from him and
emptied it in the yard.
Thru Ih Acid.
For this offense the husband resolv
ed to have revenge and accordingly he
hied himself to a drug store and there
purchased sufficient carbolic acid to
rnd his life. Tit-turning o the house
into which the family was moving he
took the poison and in due time breath
ed his last.
l-'Mlr twaiKkt aal Saturday! oldr
touigbt. la the lorvrnt trmperaturv
about 15 u-rrei alxttr irro.
J. M. MIKIIIER. Obirnrr.
rlu-lt) of tlnl at N a. in., 21 mile
l-r hour. I'rrrlpltuf lu la 2-1 bourn,
For $22 and 824
Double breasted, single breasted and
straight front Suits, worsteds and chev
iots. formerly sold for $24 and $22.
marked for quick selling.
$19.50 and 8518.00
What is it?
Insure with McKee.
Finnt sells good shoes.
Sweet cider at Passig Bros.
School shoes at I .age- Waters'.
Trl-Clty Towel Supply company.
Dressed rabbits at Schroeder's.
Oysters in rhell at Passig Bros".
Waterproof shot s at Lane-Waters'.
For bus or express, Spencer & Trefz.
Men's arctics $1.25 at La so-Waters'.
Genuine CartervlHe and Pocahontas
Off of all
In the store.
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TOMORROW. SATURDAY, DECEMBER. 30
After ol yeaLr of record-breaking selling - right stt the start of the COLD WEATHER.,
we begin a. January Clearing Socio that will back the assertion WE SELL FOR.
LESS. 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
REDUCTIONS During this January Clearing Sale,
every article will be here as advertised, the original price and
reduced price on the same ticket and ad- A 0
mv u v
vertised articles displayed in windows. REDUCTI3
w rT 2 Double-breasted and
and single breasted Suits sell
ing up $20 marked
for quick selling
JANUARY CLEARING SALE
OF MEN'S and YOUTH'S OverCOQLtS
An 825 Overcoat in this Store. Fur overcoats
Any $22 Overcoat in this store, $18
Any 815 Overcoat, some 810.50 and $18 over
January Sale, $10 and $7.50 Overc oats, $6.50 6; $4.75
Overcoats tnat were
splendid values at SfW
Off any pants in
LOT 3. Double-breasted
single - breasted Every sur
tIiw nit selling UP to J?l
$12.50 suits Clear
$15 and $12.50
as a clearing special
January Clearing Sa.le---Specicv.ls for Tomorrow
50 Dozen fleeced lined shirts and
Any pants in tho house up to
$S.ro. io per cent off broken
lots radically reduced 25 per
cent and "33 1-3 per rent. Meas
ure the strength of this offer
test the integrity of this store
by the manner in which every
claim is made good.
Clearing Sale .xi..0 Cassi
niere Vr Corduroy pauts
$1.00 Woolen Underwear each
Smoking Jackets, Persian
and Zibeliiu; effects selling
By far the largest variety of Children's wear
Overcoats in handsome plaids, flannel lined etc.
Buster Brown, Norfolk, Blouses and Sailor Suits.
Splendid values at regular prices 25 Off
Again measure the strength of this offer test the integrity of this
store by the manner in which every claim is made good.
10 0 Off.
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MEASURE THE STRENGTH
OF THESE OFFERS. TEST
THE INTEGRITY OF THIS
STORE BY THE MANNER IN
WHICH EVERY CLAIM IS
15c Hoi try, 9c.
5tc Tarns. 25c.
WORTH OR MONEY BACK.
.". Camel's Hair Tarns, in black,
brown, blue, red and
15c Hosiery, 9c.
at Mueller's shed-covered coal yard.
For bus, baggage, express call Robb's.
I Hoys' storm calf shoes at l.age-Va-
Genuine Bismarck herring at Passig
at H. Tremann's
Head Schaainirn & Thompson's
Men's rubbers only Tu ems at lige
Waters'. Very fancy Florida grape fruit at
Read Sehaaiman & Thompson's em
Storm rubbers for ladies, 10 cents,
Munzunilla olives 2 cent :$ pi r quart
at l'assig I?ros'.
Plenty of trt.-h rabbits, 1 ctnts
racli. at 1'asKig Hros".
Fresh supply of tine Milwaukee, sau
sages at 1'asslg Hros".
Dressed chickens at t'ol mati's mar
ket. 1313 Sfoiid avenue.
fl.5) cotton blankets fir i3 Cents u
pair Saturday at McCabe's.
Men's 23-cent cashmere socks 17Vi
cents Saturday at McCabe's.
Fresh dressed turkeys, geese, ducks
and chickens at Schroeder's.
Ice cream and ice cream soda at
Peterson's, 1314 Third avenue.
Something doing mi the luudou.
Read their ad, page 5. or S.
Cable. Springfield. Thayer and La
Salle coals for sale at Mueller's.
Tenderloins, t-pare nbt. Boston butt,
trimmings, pork loins, sausage meat,
leaf lard and fresh irk cuts of all
kinds . Gilmore's packing house mar
ket. Don't pay your water rent twice.
Coal all shed-covered at Mueller's.
ll:x papr and envelopes 3 cents at
McCabe's, "::; Saturday evening.
Rabbits, tmly l( cents each at the
Farmers' gnK--ry, 7n Ninth street.
Rabbits, only lo cents each at the
Farmers' grocery, 700 Ninth strMt.
Ixwis single binder straight 5-cent
cigar, made of rich, mellow tobacco.
Fre sh dressed turkeys, geese, ducks
and chickens at H. Tremann's Sons'.
Fancy Michigan celery.' cucumbers
and tomatoes at Passig Hros". tomor
Tiavel over Rock Island bridge yes
terday included 1,131 foot and 794
Mill lengths bleache'd muslin 3
cents at 3 o'clock Saturday at Mc
Cabe's. . .
Tenderloins, spare ribs and pork
loins at Coleman's market, 1513 Sec
The stage of water at the Rock
Inland bridge was 4 1" at '. a. m. and
1.2m at noon.
Mrs. Austin's famous pancake (four,
made from the great staffs of life: J
wheat, corn ami rice.
Mied nut and slack ll.CO, mine run
coal $3.10. 1 Salle chunks JS.'SO. at
Mueller's coal yard.
Young chickens, dressed, only 12
cents per ound at the Farmers' gro
cery. 7o Ninth street.
Young chickens. dresel, only 12
cents per pound at the Farmers' gro
cery. 7'l Ninth street.
Don't buy your suit or overcoat un
til you have seen the values Gustafson
&. Hayes are showing.
Nicely dressed young chickens 12
cents per pound at the Farmers' gro
cery. 70 Nin'h street.
I Ralph Connor's famous novel. "The
Sky Pi!ot." Z'J cents Saturday in Mc-
:Cab?'s lajok department.
In order to close out Z'M of the finest
ovtrcttuts ever sbown in the city, we
have decided to give 2 J x.r cent off
.fur Saturday. Remember, these are
all this season's styles and the finest
in the three cities. , GustiJson &
Qui Vie club will hold its first grand
New Year's ball at Industrial hall Mon
day. Jan. 1, 190G. Uleuer'a orchestra.
Don't forget that the big roller rink
will be open all day New Year's day.
Go and enjoy yourself. Special music.
Pork tenderloin, spare ribs, leaf lard,
sausage meat, butts, neck bones, pigs'
feet, hearts and livers at H. Tremann's
To have delicious, brown cake3 for
breakfast, mix cold water with Mrs.
Austin's pancake flour. All grocers
Miss Hartley conducts fashionable
dress making parlors at 522 Twentiet'a
street. Old 'phone 814-Y. Prices rea
&onable. No matter what values others claim
they are giving you, if you understand
quality you can do better at Gustafson
Prize masquerade ball at Woodmen's
hall. South Rock Island. Saturday, Dec.
3, by the Woodmen. Gents, 5u centB;
ladles, 15 cents.
For Saturday, choice of any New
market overcoat in the house at $18;
worth from $22.30 to $27.50; at Gus
tafson & Hayes.
Passig Dros'. display of fresh fruits
and vegetbles tomorrow will be as us
ual the most comsdete in the city.
Place your orders there.
The Plattductschi-n Uroder of Rock
Island extends its thanks to the per
sons donating so generously to the fair
conducted by the organization.
The balance of my stock of ladies'
and gent's house slippers, the Christ
mas stock, will e sold at a great re
duction. Finne, the shoe man. ,
Take a look at the men's suits that
Gustafson & Hayes are showing at
$10 and $12. No better value else
where for less than $3 to $1 more.
Expert manicuring, shampooing and
thorough treatment of the hair and
scalp given by Mrs. Sol Levi, 736 SeT
cnteenth street. Old 'phone, west 19.
The Afternoon club will glTfl the last
of their series of dances at Armory
hall New Year's afternoon. Dancing
from 2 to C p. ni. Ladies' p.v.Z gents'
Rock" Island lodge, No. 18, I. O. O. F.
is planning a family sociable at Odd
Fellows" hall Monday evening. There
will be some exceptionally tine enter
The second quarterly meeting of the
conference year will begin tonight at
the Free Methodist mission, 2123
Fourth avenue. District Elder B. p.
Fay, of Fairbury, 111., will be in charge.
The meeting will continue over Sunday
and the attendance of members of the
church and the general public is solicit
ed. A watch meeting will be held Sun
Second Charge is Brought Against
Liepold Focke, of
GAMBLERS PAY THEIR FINES
Johnson and Pearson Assessed $100
Each for Gambling Will of
Information has been hied in the
county court against Lieiiold Focke
and Anna Tieken. of Moline. charging
them with living in a state of adultery.
This follows a proceeding in which he
was bound over to the grand jury oa
a charge of abandonment.
Focke came to this country from
Belgium a few years ago, and for some
time stayed at the home of the woman
in the case. He was to send money
to bring his wife here, and did so, liv
ing with her for a time after her ar
rival. Evidently it was not a happy
reunion, for trouble followed immedi
ately, and on a charge of disorderly
conduct he was fined. Arrangement
! was then made to furnish fund for
I her to return to Belgium, but tbe3
were later refused, and the trouble
I'ay ftr oiiniMt.
Al O. Johnson and Andy Pearson, of
Moline, came into county court this
morning and pleaded guilty to the.
charge of gaming, upon which they
were arresled at the time the gambling
houses in Moline were raided several
weeks ago. Each was fined $100 on
one count in the information.
The will of the late Elizabeth Cros
by, of Cordova, was admitted to pro
bate In county court this morning. Ac
cording to the provisions therein con
tained, two grandchildren, Clarence
Fletcher and Howard Fletcher, of Riv
erside. Cal.. receive $50 each. The re
mainder of the estate Is divided in four
parts, one to llertha H. Crosby and
Fred II. Crosby, grandchildren; one to
Mrs. May Crosby, daughter-in-law ; one
to Ixittie Crosby, daughter; one to
Isaac F. Crosby, son. Horace M. Cros
by is named as executor of the will,
which bears the date of Sept. 29, 1300.
Does This Interest You?
Cleaning, pressing and repairing.
Beal & Schmitt, Illinois theater building.
WE HAVE FULL STOCK OF EVERYTHING IN THE WAY OF GRO
CERIES. . OUR AIM.
Is to supply our patrons with the choicest and best goods that money
can buy. You can get
Granulated Sugar, 21
Crystal Drip Srup,
Saner Kraut, ht
Cocuanut, in bulk, per
Hawkeye Cream, 6
Fancy Cream Cheese,
Oil Sardines, 7
Maple Syrup, Ixg Cabin,
half gallon G0C
Japan Tea. good value,
Lima Beans, 1
IF. R. Kjuscbmann
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