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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
SATURDAY. SEPTEMBEK 21. 1007.
BY FORMER PASTOR
Rev. G. R. Palmer, D. D., of
Onargo, III., to Preach at the
WAS HERE 25 YEARS AGO
Opening at Memorial Christian Rev.
H. W. Reed Begins Series of
representative of this congregation in
the missionary work. A special service
has been arranged, with short address
es and musical numbers.
New Pant or I'rrnchPM.
Rev. F. E. Shult, who has been
transferred o the Spencer Memorial
chureh from Lafayette, 111., will preach
his first sermon tomorrow morning.
IIu was transferred to tho local
charge by the conference in sessio n
here last week and will fill the pulpit
left vacant by the resignation of He.
W. I MacVcy to accept the pre:;:
dency of Hedding college at Abing
Oilier Sir-inl Srrvlrrn.
The Free Methodist pulpit will b:
filled tomorrow by Hev. John Harvey,
who was transfered by the Kcwan,
conference from Peoria to take th-
At the First Methodist church
morrow morning Rev. G. R. Palmer
D., of Onargo, 111., will preach.
Palmer was pastor of the First church
nhnttt T. Vfaru iirn nllil li:i m:itiVi
friends in the city who will welcome ,ar.,'t "i" U.morrow afternoon a
iii u i mi n. iw. ii. it. iitiAru ui in:
1)r I place of Rev. C. M. Stirdivant.
I lie personal workers ot the Y. M.
C. A. will hold an open air service ni
the opportunity to hear him.
In the evening there will be a serv-1
ice on the conference with short talks
on the conference by J. F. Witter, J,. C. :
Daugherty, S. .T. Ferguson, and Dr. R. I
B. Williams. There will also be special :
music by the choir under the direction
of Mr. Brink.
.Will Ilr Full Oprnint.
Edgewood Baptist church will give -i
short address and there will be specia'.
Tomorrow the Evangelical Friedens
congregation. Rev. Ed. E. Klimpkc
pastor, will celebrate the annual mis
sion feast in the church on Xintu
street. Rev. K. Scheib of Burlington,
Iowa, and Rev. C. Horst of Geiieseo
Tomorrow morning at the Memorial j wil preach at the morning and eve'
cnristian ctiurch there will be the tall j,,,, service.
opening and flower day in the bible
school and the church, marked with
services of special interest. The morn
ing sermon will sound the new note
for the new season's campaign, and the
pastor. Rev. W. B. Clemmer, will take
as his theme. "The Faith That Dares." I
A beautiful token will be given every
one that attends the morning service.
At 2:30 the Junior Christian Endeavor
will hold the first service after the va
cation season, and at 0:30 the young
-liiit- Tct Sunday.
The formal dedication of the Edgc-
i wood Baptist church, of which Rev. II
B. Hazcn is the pastor, has been set
for next Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Dr. H. (). Rowland of the Calvary Bap
list church, Davenport, will preach the
dedicatory sermon and addresses will
be made by Rev. H. W. Reed of tho
(First Baptist church of this city and
.Rev. B. F. Martin of the First Baptist
! church Mn'ino
people will meet In the evening the The. (.uirrh rdifirc has rccciltly hccn
IMbiui m sue u.e ium ui a h,.u niovt4, fmm lho oW lo(.atiou on Korty
fourth street to the present location.
subject. The subject of the sermon
tomorrow evening will be "That Boy
corner of Forty-fourth street anil Fifth
and Some Others." The service will'.
begin at 7:30 and the public is in
vited. SrrlfH of SrriiHinM.
Beginning tomorrow morning Dr. II.
W. Iliad of the First Baptist church
will deliver a series of seiinons on the1
articles of fait li in the Baptist church,
Sunday mornings, during the rest of the
year. The theme tomorrow morning
will be "The Existence of Cod." The
topics and dates of the sermons are:
Sept. 29 The Divinity of Christ.
Oct. fi The Trinity.
Oct. 13 The Inspiration of the Scrip
tures. Oct. 20 The Fall of the Race.
Oct. 27 The Work of Christ.
Nov. 3 Regeneration.
Nov. 10 Justification by Faith.
Nov. 17 Perseverance of the Saints.
Nov. 21 Constitution of a Gosp 1
Dec. 1 Baptism.
Dec. S The Lord's Supper.
Dec. 15 The Resurrection.
Dec. 22 (Christmas sermon.)
Dec. 29 Judgement Day.
A Farewell eri tttr.
At the Broadway Presbyterian church
tomorrow evening there will bo a fare
well service to Robert McMurtrie, who
will soon sail for Pyeng Yang. Korea,
to join Rev. Craham Lee, as another
avenue, a lot donated to the church
I The building has been enlarged, a fur
nace installed and the exterior and m
tcrior has been redecorated and re
arranged and put in good condition, en
tirely ready for occupancy. The debt
on the church, through the efforts of
the pastor, has been entirely wiped out.
A general invitation to all churches of
the city to take part in the dedication
will be issued.
CASE IS A SAD ONE
Husband is Dead and Wife ar d
Little Baby at Point of Death
From Blood Poisoning.
HIS DEATH WAS SUDDEN
Lockjaw Results from Stepping on a
Nail News is Carefully Kept
from Suffering Widow.
Stepping upon a rusty nail two
weeks ao while at his irade as car
penter resulted in the death at St.
Anthony's hospital at 7:30 this morn
ing of Bernard Schikan, lockjaw bj
ing the direct cause. The wife an
an infant daughter, four weeks old.
belli lie at the point of death as a re
sult of blood poisoning and it is
thought that neither can survive more
than a short time. The fact of tho
death of her husband is being kept
from the wife for fear that, in her
weak condition, the shock would prove
fatal. She has been removed to tin;
home of a relative and it will be nor
tssary to conduct the funeral without
her having any knowledge of it. Mr.
Schikan was able to wotk Thursday,
his foot having healed, but was takor.
to the hospital last night.
Horn iu Keokuk.
M-. Schikan was born in Keokuk.
Iowa, Oct. 2(i, Ixmi, ami received hi
education in that city. He live:! i :
Keokuk till live years ago, and sine-'
which time this city has been his
home. He was a member of th
Sacred Heart church. He also bo
longed to the local Carpenter's union
Surviving besides the sick wife an.:
child are a 2-year-old daughter. B.Tiia
dine, the parents. Mr. and Mrs. Philip
Schikan, 1330 Sixtli avenue, and liv
sisters, Mrs. Theodore Voss of thi:
city, Mrs. Philiy Lefever and Mi. ;-
Diua Present t of Keokuk, and Ma-
iret and Cert rude Schikan also of
this city. The body was taken to tli
homo of the parents.
and some others"
A popular sermon-talk
giyen at the
By the Pastor
William B. Clemmer,
The first of five
plain talks for
Some sense on
Go to Church now,
and be glad.
Bring your Boy
Service at 7:30.
Kuir tonight it nil Smiiliiy; -Iit to
uIkM. wllh UkM froMt.
J. M. Slli:iIi:il, Local Forecaster.
Tiiiti-rnturr lit 7 n. in., at 3:3(1
. in., 7.". liiiiiuiiii triiiiirmture iu Innt
i'l Ihmii-w, T.'t: minimum. .!. Velocity of
mIiuI t 7 II. in., :t mllca per hour. StiiKe
of miter. .".( fret, a rtxe of foot. I'rt
Not only sell the best Teas and
Coffees In the city, but make a
specialty of Haviland, Austrian
China, Crockery and Glassware.
GET OUR PRICES BEFORE
181S-1820 THinn AVE.
Real estate. Beecher Bros.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus, baggage, express, call Robb's
For bus or express, Spencer & Tretz.
Shop Smokers. That great cigar In
New pancake flour just arrived at
Clertient & Diedrichs.
Smoke J lot a cigars. Cost mori
than others. Worth it..
Best creamery butter in one pound
prints at Clement & Diedrich's.
Let Krell & Sienion do your furnace
and tin work; 1316 Third avenue.
The new autumn black dress goods
are now ready for your choosing at
The ladies' beautiful new fall suits
on display at MeCabe's are simply sell
A large barn can be secured at low
cash by applying at S17 Twenty-first
street at once.
New rich Scotch and French school
plaids Monday at 2Sc, l'Jc, 15c and 12 Vic
a yard at MeCabe's.
I-adics who are looking for suits for
$35 to $50 will be able to keep about
30 per cent of the price in their purses
if they visit MeCabe's suit section.
Expert manicuring, shampooing an
thorough treatment of the hair anl
scalp given by Mrs. Sol Levi, 73G Sev
enteenth street. Old phone west 7SGK
I do job printing that will suit the
most particular and deliver it at the
time promised. C. J. Smith, proprietor
of Martin's old stand, 119V4 East Sev
To more fullv introduce it Mrs
Karr, corset maker, will se'l dry clea-i
ing gas for cleaning gloves or any del
cate fabric, regular 75 cent bottles at
10 cents for 10 days, beginning Sep
The Western Springs Military acad
emy band, which has been in the city
the last week, is to remain here an
ether week, and arrangements are be
ing made for a concert to be given by
the boys at the Illinois theater. Th
concert will be given the last of nex
Twenty-third street and Seventh ave
nue; Rev. W. S. Marquis, pastor. Sun
lay school at 0:15 a. m. Services at
0:45 a. in. and 7:30 p. m. Young peo
ple's services at G: 15 p. in. Molina
theme "Thinking on the Best Things."
In evening a farewell service to RoV
ert McMurtrie, a missionary to Pyeng
lang, Korea, will be held.
Bethel Presbyterian Chapel, cornci
Twelfth street and Eleventh avcnirj
Sunday school at 2:30 p. m.
I nited Presbyterian, Third avenue
and fourteenth street. Rev. J. L.
Vance, pastor. Sunday school at 9:3')
m. Young people's society at 0:4
p. in. Services at 10: An a. in. and (:30
i. in. Moring theme "Tiie Minister's
'lace in the Chinch." Evening them
Notice to Sixth Ward Property Holi
You are hereby notified that Ranson
& Atk'nson were the lowest bidders o
incompleted sidewalks in the Sixth
ward at 15 cents per square foot fo:
walks and 23 cents per cubic yard for
grading. Unless the majority take the
contract at 10 per cent below th
above prices the contract will h
awarded to the above contractors.
BOARD OF LOCAL IMPROVE
IN THE CHURCHES.
(Continued from l'aye fevcii.)
iirst Cnurch of Christ, Scientis;.
Twenty-third street, between Seventh
and Ninth avenues. Services at 10:4."
m. - Sunday school follows morning
service. Topic, "Reality."
First Methodist, corner Fifth av.
nue and Nineteenth street; Rev. R. B.
Hliams, pastor. Sunday school at
0:30 a. in. Epworth league 0:15 p. in.
Services at 10:45 a. in. and 7:30 p.m.
Rev. G. R. Palmer, I). D., of Anargo
111., formerly pastor here will preach
in morning. In evening service on ob
servation of the conference with a I-
dresses by .1. F. Witter, L. C. Duti:-
I'tty, S. F. Ferguson mid the pastor.
Spencer Memorial Methodist church.
corner Forty-third street and Seventh
avenue; Rev. F. E. Shulr, pastor
Epworth league at 0:30 p. m. Serv
Ices at 10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p. in. Sun
day school at 9:30 a m.
German Methodist, corner of Sixth
avenue and Fourteenth street; Rev. W.
C. Schultze. pastor. Services at 10:4 3
Effects which are altogether
unique have been obtained among
our gold brooches, handy pins
and rings. In the precious and
semi-precious stones and the fin
est enamel we are showing some
rae and beautiful designs at
very modest prices.
You'll say Christmas is a long
way off, but you'd be surprised
at the number of fore-handed peo
ple who are selecting things as
5C0 bread and but
ter Plates, fancy German,
Japanese and Haviland
china. Special for Mon
8-inch cut glass
Comports, highly polish
ed with rich deep cut
tings. Special price for
Black Dress Goods
The New Fall Weights and Weaves.
PURCHASED in anticipation of a big
fall season's business in black dress
fabrics, are now ready. A rare collection
of the favored weaves in all desirable
weights from the foremost weavers of
Europe and America.
Broadcloths will be much in favor for
Those who prefer the mannish effects
in English suitings will find our assortment
in every way adequate.
Among the lighter weights are Voiles,
Taffetas, Koliennes, Poplins, Panamas,
Serges, Powderettes, etc.
Charming evening gowns will be made
of silk and embroidered Voiles, Marquiset
tes, Crepe de Chene, Crepe de Paris and
Coats and Mantles will be made of
Fur Cloths or Pony Skin, Bearskin, Astra
khan, Kerseys, Meltons and Beavers, all
which are most liberally displayed in this
representative dress goods section.
CjTERLING and quadruple plated
Silverware for the autumn bride.
An important point is the decided
economy in buying here. The new
sterling silver pattern "Mt. Vernon"
has just arrived, and comprises all
the necessary table pieces.
Solid silver tea spoons, table and
de:e-t spoons, sugar spoons, table
kn'ves and forks, pickle, olive and
cold meat forks, butter knives, cream
ladles, carving sets, all styles and
prices, put up in handsome silk lined
cases, especially charming and dear
to the heart of most every bride.
Then there are the quadruple and
triple plated forks, spoons, etc., etc.
The very highest standard of plate
and at most modest prices.
Cut glass pepper and salts with
sterling tops, quadruple plate fern
dishes, bread trays, sugar and cream
sets, salad bowls, cake dishes, candle
sticks, candelabra, etc., etc., very
select fcr brides, and for many anni
The selection is very large, and
our prices are never high.
Sale of new Hand Bags
STRIKINGLY good values, extraordinary
in fact. Note these carefully, this de
partment is full of them
Carleton Bags in brown and grey, $1.25
values this time 62c.
Morroco Finger Bags, with inside pock
et and medallion clasp, less than half
Cartridge Bags, like cut, walrus grain,
inside frame, and outside handkerchief
pocket, $2.00 values for $1.25.
Seal grain Carriage Bags, deep shape,
leather covered frame, fitted with card
case, purse and vinaigrette, special $1.62.
The very new Fluffy Ruffles Bag, all
the craze in New York strap handles,
leather nnea, nttea s
with purse, only 1.95 Smtpk'
Handsome imported MmmMmMMl
English Hand Bags, in
den, Picadilly a n d k;
Regent at prices low
pnnncrh tn temnt the
most casual shopper. Vjfggf
New School Plaids.
"VTONDAY morning we place on
1 A sale 38 pieces, abcut 1250
yards, rich Scotch and French
Flaids, some mercerized, some
serge and worsted or French flannel
finish, ideal fabrics for autumn
waists and school dresses: wash per
fectly, four lots at 28c, 19c, 15c
and 12ic yard.
Universal P'cod Choppers, with 3
knives, Monday 89c.
The new improved Dover Egg
Tinned wire Office Waste Paper
Baskets, Monday each 25c.
Fibre Chair Seats, look and wear
like real leather, 15c.
Quilting Frame Clamps, set of 4,
Heavy wire cage Rat Traps, 42c.
Universal wall Coffee Mills, 1 lb.
capacity, Monday 75c.
Items of Interest in the Fancy
MONDAY and for the week we offer some interesting
items for immediate use or for Holiday gifts from the
fancy work section, they may not last the whole week
through, act promptly.
643 bunches of steel and gold
Beads, regular price 15c and 18c
a bunch, while they last, 5c.
12 dozen mercerized Pillow
Cords, all colors, very heavy,
regular price 50c. each 19c.
5 dozen Renaissance lace trim
med linen Sideboard Scarfs, full
size, regular price $2.00. while
these last, at half, each 98c.
10 dozen lithographed Pillow
Slios, complete, regularly 75c, for
DAINTILY curtained win
dows add wonderfully to
the home beautiful. Every
thing new and correct in win
dow draperies, ready for your
New Lace Nets by the yard.white,
cream and Arabian Cable Nets,
Brussels and Tambour Nets, etc.,
27 to 72 inches wide, dainty and
artistic, at 85c to 25c yard.
Pretty Net and Swiss Curtains
designed specially for bed rooms, 7
and S yards long, per pair $4.50
We have 100 pairs of one line of
ruffled Swiss Curtains, worth fully
$1.50 pair, which we will offer to
Maniay buyers. 97c.
Library and Parlor Curtains.
Ciuney, Irish Point, Effet, Soutache,
etc., are among the best curtains
for these rooms; handsome new de
signs from $12.50 to $3.25 pr.
Imported and domestic Cretonnes,
ticks, etc., in beautiful colorings.
75c. 58c, 38c. 25c and 16ic
Beautiful New Fall Suits
(UALITY, style and work
manship make these
values supreme. We court
comparison with all offerings at
or near these prices.
Attractive 26-inch modified Prince
Chap Suits of stripe and check broad
cloths, plain cheviots, smartly tailored
in double-breasted semi-fitting style,
satin lined, skirt is full pleated. You'll
recognize the value the minute ycu see
these handsome suits at $17.50.
Stylish 36-inch Coat Suits, strictly
tailored and handsomely finished from
broadcloths, cheviots and novelty fab
rics in the new shades cf blue, brown
and garnet; also in black broadcloth,
lined with taffeta or satin; skirts are
15 to 21 gores, full pleated and finished
with folds. You'll agree that these
skirts are worth more, but we price
them at $25.00.
The cut illustrates cne of our most
elegant Ladies' Suits--imported broad
cloth, tight-fitting 24-inch Gibson
model, richly trimmed with braids and
velvet, dainty vestee and turn-back
velvet cuffs, skirt is full pleated and
trimmed to match jacket. Never saw
a better suit at $50.00, these are
At $35.00 and $37.50 we have solved the problem of ultra
swell Tailored Suits at moderate price. The best at the price.
Absolutely the best is the dominating thought on every article in this
great ready-to-wear section.
Saw a fpW
IN placing our new fall
Shoes in stock we find our
shelves so crowded ve are
obliged to make room, and
will make some very low
prices on some lines which
we shall discontinue.
They are good serviceable Shoes,
patent leather, vici kid and velour
calf, were $2.50, 2.75 and 3.50
262 pairs in all. To make a quick
clean-up we put them all out Mon
day morning at two prices $2.00
and $1.50 a pair.
If you find your size you save
from $ 1 .00 to 1 .50 a pair. Pay us
$2.00 or 1.50 and keep the balance
in your pocket.
Deep Cuts in Close-out Patterns.
Only One or Two of a Kind.
$4.25 Parlor Chairs, upholstered
in tapestry with spring seats, down
$10.00 Parlor Chair, upholstered
in Verona, goes at $6.95.
$10.00 Mahcganv Rccker, sad
dle seat, now $5.99.
$12.00 Parlor Chair, upholstered
in Verona, for just $8.50.
$2.87 Oak Rccker, with arms,
$7.50 Oak Rocker, leather seat,
$3.75 reed back Go-Carts with
rubber tires, $2.5Q.
$7.50 Collapsible Go-Carts. Ful
tcn and AUwin. $5.50.
$23.00 Hood Ccach. $21.50.
$12.50 Oak Book Case, two
glass doors, $9.50.
$15.00 Oak Dresser, large bevei
mirror, $1 1.50.
$12.50 Oak Hall Tree, French
bevel mirror. $8,75.
Buy inS slum Id be brisk at such
cut prices. If you 're not prompt
the very piece you want may
? a Art
a. m. and 7:110 p. ni. Sunday school at
!):15 a. in.
Wynian A. M. E. Mission. Thirteenth
I street and Fifth jivenue. S. It. Cottre!!,
pastor. Services at 1 1 a. in. and ?, p.
Im, and : 13 p. m. Sunday school at
12: HO p. m.
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic, corner
Second avenue aud Fourteenth stree;.
Dean J. J. Quinn, pastor. Mass at S
and 10:U0 a. in. Vespers at 7:0 p. v.
Sunday school at 2 p. in.
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic, Twen
ty-eighth street and Fifth avenue.
Ilev. J. F. Ixjcknc-y, pastor. Mass a
S and lOSJO a. m. Sunday school at 2
p. in. Vespers at 7::!0 p. ni.
St. Mary's German Catholic, corner
of Fourth avenue anil Twenty-second
street; Father Adolph Geyer, pasto..
Mass at 8 and 10:30 a. ui.
St. Paul's Belgian Roman Catholic.
Twenty-fourth street and Eighth-and-a-
half avenue; Father J. 11. Culemans.
pastor. Mass at 8 and 10:30 a. m.
Sunday school at 2 p. iu. Vespers at
Free Methodist church, Nitn ave
nue and Fifteenth street. Rev. .loh.i
Harvey, pastor. Sunday school t
9:45 a. m. Ixive feast at 10 a. ni., fol
lowed by sacramental services. Preach
ing at 11 a. ni. and S p m. Class meet
ing at 7 p. rn. Prayer meeting Thurs
day evenings at 7:30.
Tri-City Bible students meet in the
K. P. hall, corner of Third avenue and
Seventeenth street, every Sunday morn
ing from 10 to 12.
ond avenue. Services as follows: Holi
ness meeting at. 11 a. m. Christina
praise service at 3:30 p. ni. Evening
service at S o'clock. Services every ev
ening at S o clock. Lnvoy J. Keeper
and Mrs. Letper are the ollicers iu
Christ's Home Mission, 2202 Third
avenue. Services at 7 p. m.
Free Swedish Mission, cornor cf
Eleventh street and Fifth avenue. Sun
day school at 9:3' a. m. Services at
10: 13 a. in. and 7:45 p. m. Prayer meet
ing Wednesday evening at S o'clock.
oOCXXXX)OOOOOOCXXX5000000000 ' Salvation Army barracks, 1509 Be:-
West End Sunday school, 700 Six'h
street. Sunday school at 2:30 p. ni
Prayer meeting hnday evening t.t
7:30. W. B. Barker, superintendent
LEAGUE ELECTS OFFICERS
Young People of First Methodist
Church Chcose Officers.
The Epworth league of the Fir-'.
Methodist church last evening nu t ;t
the parsonage and elected the follow
ing officers to serve until May:
President S. E. Muttison. .Ir.
First vice president Miss Clara
Second vice president Miss Bessie
Third vice president Miss J :in:e
Fourth vice president Mis Ruby
Secretary Miss XHlic Ciniiff.
Treasurer F. K. Klumds.
AT STREET FAIR
St. Louis, Sept. 21. While altemling
the V( listen'.' street fair here today,
H. E. Powell ol Kansas City and Hob
eit Goelick. a St. Louis county deputy
sheriff. Im came !n!iloii d in an alter
cation and l'o'.vi 1! m,,!m I Coerick.
Despite the woiiiid. Go; rick brought
"ii.wii Pow ii unconscious with a billy,
fracturing his skull. Goerick was tak
en to a he.-pi'a! and it is believed he
FATAL WRECK ON
Fulton, Ky., Sept. 21. The New Or
leans and ltuisville Illinois Central
passenger train No. lul. bound for
Louisville.Jumped the track on a sharp
curve oue mile south of Fulton this
morning. Two men were killed and
one fatally hurt. The dead:
PATRICK M. GROGAX. engineer.
JAMES U JOHNSON, mail clerk,
Two mail clerks were seriously hurt,
and removed to a hospital nt Paducah.
Engineer Grogan and Fireman Robert
son were crushed under the engine. J awarded to the above contractors.
Three Pullman coaches and a buffet
car remained on the track.
Captures a Runaway Boy.
Chii f Eckharl received notice from
the parents at Rockford of two run
away boys bound for this city and S li
morning caught one of them. Edward
Johnson, on Fourth avenue. In low th-
station. The tw-o lads were togeth'",
but the second dodged among th.
buildings and escaped.
Notice to Fifth Ward Property Hold
You are hereby notified that Ransoa
& Atkinson were the lowest bidders o.i
incompleted sidewalks in the Fifth
ward at 13 cents per square foot for
walks and 25 cents per cubic yard fo
grading. Unless the majority take the
contract at 10 per cent below the
above prices the contract will b
IN RAILROAD LAWS
Agitaton Looking lo Drastic Measures'
in Dealing With Corporations.
New Orleans. La.. Sept. 21. The
beginning of agitation for drastic rail
read legislation in luisiana follow
ing the lead of other southern states,
is aimounct d in an appeal lo the pub
lic by the Iui:-iana railroad commis
sion. Voters are nrgel to change th
state constitution to give the commis
sion more power. Chief among thu
poweis asked is that of may ing thj
orders of tho commission immediate! v
DeWitt's Little Early Risers are good
for anyone who needs a pill. Sold by
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