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THE'' AHGtJfi'J FltiDAY JUl 11908;
tft BOYS DROWN
Earl Day and Fred Nesbitt
Atedo Sink in the Ed
wards Rivar. X
HAD BEEN IN SWIUtllNG
Companion Tried In Vain to Rescue
Them, But Gave Up to Save.
Himself Bodies Recovered.
Aledo, ' 111., July - 31. (Argus Spe
cial.) Earl Day. aged 22, and Fred
Nesbitt, aged 17, were drowned about
2 o'clock yesterday ' afternoon .' while
swimming In Edwards river three
miles north of this place. Though the
bodies were recovered within an hour
it was Impossible to resuscitate them.
The two young men, in company
With Clarence Hamilton, were swim
ming In Edwards river, which is real
ly nothing more than a large creek.
Stepped Off Bank.
The two vho drowned were on the
point of leaving the water ' when one
stepped over a bank Into a deep hole
and drew the other in after him.
Hamilton, who was on shore, seeing
the seriousness of the situation,
jumped to the rescue and engaged in
a fierce struggle to save his compan
ions. They grappled with him and.
being convinced that to persist would
mean the death of all three, he, tore
himself free and sought other means
, Could Not Kranp Pole.
. Getting a long pole he thrust it out
to the two struggling boys but they
were by this time too far gone to
avail themselves of the assistance and
both sank for the third time.
Help was hurriedly summoned and
within an hour both bodies were re
covered. Physicians were already on
the ground and did what they could,
but to no avail.
Were Worklnjt on a"'itrai.
Both the unfortune young men were
residents of Aledo. the Day youth be
ing a son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Day,
and his companion a son of Mr. and
Mrs'. J. M. Nesbitt. Both the victims
of the accident were working on a
farm near the scene of the tragedy.
parties were Mrs.:' Annie Williams of
St. Louis' and William McDonald of
Altoona-. Pa., and Rev. S. R. Cottrell
of the African Methodist church tied
the nuptial knot. McDonald is employ
ed as a cook in the dining car service,
and last evening made a short stop
over in the city where he met his lady
love. They decided that procrastina
tion is the thief of time and resolved
to wed at once. They were undecided
as to the place for having the cere
mony performed, - and the authorities
at the Burlington depot were called
upon to help solve the difficulty, since
the Bridfvand groom to be bad made
up--thefr-TH.ind8 -to become one while
seated ' in .the p.aTk opposite the depot.
F. A. Hart, passenger agent of the Bur
lington, gave them ni&.3ersonal atten
tion, and the marriage-jra quickly
consummated.. ..-' '- "C
PERSON ALJP01NTS. ,
WOOED, WON AND .
WEDDED IN HURRY
Burlington Depot Is Scene of Ceremony
With Railway Employe as One
The ticket office of the Burlington
depot was the scene of a marriage cer
emony last, evening.. The contracting
Mrs. D. A. Scholl has gone'toj a two
week's visit at Colfax, Iowa.
: Mrs. John Ingram and son Bernard
Heave" tonight for a month's visit at
Manltou and Denver.
W. E. Sears of Chicago is in the city
for a brief visit with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. D. J. Sears.
Mrs. John Brennan and daughter
Agnes left today for a.visit to Denver
and Colorado Springs.
Miss Harriet Ward of Monmouth
arrived this morning for a week's visit
with Mrs. Howard Benson. -
Miss Ivy Elliott, who has been a
guest at the residence "of Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Carse, has returned to her home
in Springfield, 111.'"
Miss Ada Gale arrived In the city
last evening from, Oregon, 111., for a
two weeks visit with the Misses Nina
and Hazef M linger.
Mrs. Peter Steffen and daughter,
Miss Helen of Traer, Iowa, are visit-1
ing at the home of Mrs. Henry C.t
Willms in Souh Heights. r
Mr. ana Mrs. Daniel Corken re-
iurned this. morning from their trip'
to Denver, Yellowstone park, Great
Falls, Mont, and St. Paul.
Rev. Father O'Conner of Notre
Dame, South Bend, Ind., who has been
visiting In the city the giiest of E. I
McDermott, left last evening for his
A party composed of J. E. Blake
more, L. H. Blakemore, R.. S. Blake
more and Miss Pansy Blakemore left
Mrs. F. J. Lipstrue and son Franci3
leave Monday for Indianapolis for fu
ture residence. Mrs. F. J. Lipstrue's
sister, Miss Elanora Connell, will ac
company her for a month's visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pewe and fam
ily, accompanied by their cousin, Mrs.
Herman Kopke, have, returned from
Sheb6ygan, Mich., and Fargo, N. D.,
where they visited with Miss Clara
Fisher. . ;
Specials for Saturday.
Ladles' stylish White Oxfords,
Saturday pair, 69c.
Misses handsome 1.50 Tan
Oxfords, all sizes. 8f to 2. Satur
day, per pair. $ 1.00.
Extra LL fine brovn Muslin,
: per yard, 4f C.
Cabot fine soft bleached Muslin,
, Women's fast black Hose,
double heels and toes, pair, 7c.
50-foot Sash Cord Clothes
Lines. Saturday, 8c.
Extra quality lace edge Shelf
Paper, all colors. Saturday 2 yds.
Full size white lined Granite
Wash Basins, worth 20c, Satuday
Wood Plates for picnics, dozen,
Fancy Japanese reaper Napkins
lc per doz . lc
Check Nainsook Athletic Draw
ers, .all sizes, to close, 38c.
25 dozen Ladies Ribbed Vests,
3 o'clock p, m.. each 2c. .
iadies' White Ribbed Lace
Yoke Vestsregular 18c value
while 1 5 doz. last. 7c.
Yd. wide white seaside Suitings
at the wash goods Dept., just half
price at 7ic.
150 pieces and part pieces of
.Torchon. Val, Net Top and wide.
: pillcv laces, worth up to 35c a "
yd.--1o close out quick Saturday.
10c a yard.
Men's Black Mohair Office
Coats, about 15 of them-left,
worth three times this price
while they last. $1.00.
Men's Silk Embroidered Mad
ras Shirts with soft collars and
. cuffs, regular dollar shirts, all sizes.
100 pieces No. 22 width fine
all silk Taffeta Ribbons, all colors
and black, extraordinary offering,
per yard. 10c. " I -
Fancy Silkolines. the regular
15c quality, all the short lengths
and odd pieces at the quick selling .
price of 7ic
White Counterpanes fringed all
around, full size. Saturday. 95 C
750 yards 10 to 15 inch fine
Cambric Embroidery Flounclngs
and 2f-inch Bands for Shirtwaists
35c to 48c values-all day 18c
15c decorated china Dessert,
Bread and Butter Plates at 8c.
100 fancy china Water Pitch
ers, jug and tankard shape. 69c.
Ten piece fancy decorated 4.50
Toilet Sets at $3.19.
'35c French china handled Tea'
Cups and Saucers, 19c. ;
Fancy china Cream Pitchers,
assorted decorations, worth up to
15c for 5c.
600 yards fancy Dress Ging
hams, short lengths of the 10c and
12ic qualities, all day 5c yd. .
Elegant Cambric Petticoats,
trimmed with 3 rows of inserting
- and wide edge ol torchon lace, for
: Saturday at 1.00. half value, yes
at half -$1.00.
White and colored Wash Suits,
' splendid styles all ready to wear
Pick them out at $1.00.
Fancy boxes of linen Writing
Paper and Envelopes, regular 25c
grade very special, 15c each
K Steel Shears. 6. .7. 8 and 9
Inch. 25c Saturday only. 25c
Metal back Dressing Combs for
Saturday, 6 c.
Narrow , tailored Wash Belts
with pearl buckles, 15c.
.Derma Viva removes tan and
"sunburn Instantly 50c size 37c.
. . Pure Castile Soap in pound bars
only 8Cf ' ' ' ' "
Red Lawn Settees. 3 feet long,
. . for 75c.
Heavy Rag Carpet yard wide'
25c a yd.
Brussels. Velvets and Axminster
Mitre Rugs. 11-4 yd sq., 98c.
Musical Program in the Evening,
of the Season
Positively the very last opportunity you will have of shar
ing in these gigantic bargains --we will begin remodeling
our store immediately. Do not hesitate. Come in Stur
d&y and supply your wants.
Discounts of 25 to 50 on Everything
One More Day for Moth
ers to Buy Children's v
WE HAVE A FEW (ABOUT 38) SUITS FOR CHIL
DREN THAT ARE MARKED AS HIGH AS $6.
WOOL SUITS IN MEDIUM AND HEAVY WEIGHTS
SIZES 3 TO 15 MAYBE THEY ARE A LITTLE HEAVY
FOR SUMMER BUT AT THE PRICE THAT WE HAVE
MARKED THEM, EVERY MOTHER SHOULD BUY ONE
FOR NEXT AUTUMN AN? WINTER WEAR.
JUNIOR SUITS SAILOR CUT BLOUSE SUITS PLAIN
BLOUSE SUITS SOME TWO PIECE AND OTHERS THREE
PIECE SUITS, ALL EXTRA QUALITY.
Again We Say Where
Will You Find Such a
Bargain in Men's
JHOSE FINE QUALITY TWO PIECE OUTING SUITS
THATHAVE BEEN SOLD, AND ARE STILL SOLD , IN
SOME PfcACES, FOR AS HIGH AS $15 SUITS THAT WILL
GIVE EXCEPTIONAL WEAR AND VALUE FOR MORE
THAN TWO MONTHS THIS SEASON AND CAN BE WORN
NEXT SUMMER SUITS THAT ARE CHUCK FULL OF
WEAR VALUE-8NSUCH AS WILL NEVER AGAIN BE OF
FERED YOU MUSTGO TOMORROW SATURDAY AT
JUST THINK OF IT SUMMER SUITS FROM THE REG
ULAR G. & H. STOCK TO GO AT TVllS PRICE.
: Only 98c
Last Day---Everythmg Marked at From 25 to 50 Discount
4.f 1 ilVl 1 ':
Do you need an extra pair of Trousers summer weight
Trousers? Values marked as high as $6, to go Saturday at
Hundreds of wise folks are; going' bathing this summer are
yqu? Bathing Suits, 1-piece and 2-piece Suits,' 75c quality,
CASE IS ON TRIAL
Injunction Suit Hearing Being Held in
Davenport District Court Rule
' Against Smith.
In the district court in Davenport
today the injunction cae under the
Iowa mulct law against the Washing
ton garden is on trial. The case is
still occupying the court this after
noon. Judge Bollinger yesterday found
Leonard Smith of Princeton guilty and
issued an injunction against him.
There were several interesting feat
ures of the hearing in addition to the
important ruling of the court on the
question of the right of the defendant
to claim immunity from testifying. At
one point in the proceedings Isaac Pe
tersberger and Frank Betty, on oppo
site sides of the case, engaged in a
heated personal argument, and Mr.
Betty demanded an apology or a settle
ment in a physical manner in an ante
room. The matter was patched up,
however, before the bout was pulled
chase the entire property, and will
operate the factories here and at West
field, Mass. The company went into
the receiver's hands Aug. 13, 1907.
BUMBLE BEE STINGS DEADLY
Ohioan Stung 40 or 50 Times When
He Disturbs Nest.
Mansfield, Ohio, July 31. Laban
Pollock is dead , fioni bumble-bee
stings. Mr. Pollock, who was. 71 years
old, went up in the hay mow to throw
down some fodder and disturbed a
bumble-bees'' nest. Before he could
get away the bees stung him 40 or 50
HAY MEN WANT DEEP WATER
National Association Adopts Resolii
tions Praising Roosevelt.
Sandusky, Ohio, July 31. The Na
tional Hay association, cTlhcluded. ijts
15th annual convention yesterday after
adopting resolutions endorsing Prerti
lent Roosevelt and the waterways
congress for. the work done in behalf
of improved waterway's. ;
The resolutions also urge congress
to make an annual appropriation o!f
$50,000,000 as long as needed to carry
out improvement plans.
, The hay dealers declared that the;
Excursion to Muscatine to Chatauqua.
The steamer Silver Crescent will
leave Rock Island Sunday, Aug.
2, . at 9:?.0 a. m. It will leave
Muscatine at 5 p. ni , arriv
ing home at 9 p. m. Tickets 50c round
trip. Will be good to return home on
the Helen Blair Monday mo"rhing if
parties wish to stay for the closing
ixercises Sunday night.
C. J. MANGAN, Agent.
; Telephone 188 West. New 5152.
CORONER DOES NOT FIX
BLAME FOR LYNCHING
Finds Leander Shaw Was Killed by
- Unknown Men at Pensacola, Fla.
More Work to Do.
' Saloon Notice.
Fish fry lunch at Dressen'9 place
Saturday night, 1700 Fourth avenue.
Turtle soup Saturday night at Dei
senroth's place, 1501 Fourth avenue.
Fried sun fish and croppies Satur
day night at Joe Parker's.
Fast steamer Columbia every Sat
urday at 4 p. m. W. A. BLAIR,' s
Telephone 188. Manager.
The Remedy That Does.
"Dr. King's New Discovery is the
remedy that does the healing others
promise but fail to perform," says Mrs.
E. R. Pierson. of Auburn Centre, , Pa.
"It is curing me of throat and lung
cnly hope of lower shipping rates lies ). trouble of lone standing, that other
in: the waterways.
Pope Company Reorganized.-
JHartford, Conn., July 31. A reorgan
ization of the Pope Manufacturing
treatments relieved only temporarily.
New Discovery is doing me so much
good that I feel confident its continued
use for a reasonable length of time
will restore me to perfect health."
company has been effected. The' new Tbia Tenowned cough and cold remedy
cAWMiuduon win ne ??,iuj,oou 01 pre- jand throat and lung healer is sold all
ferred stock and $4,000,000 of common 'druggists.- 50c and -11.00 - Trial bot-
: stock. The new company will pur- jjtie free. .
Pensacola, Fla., July 31. The cor
oner's jury which investigated the
death of the negro, Leander Shaw,
who was lynched Wednesday night
after a mob of 2,000 citizens fought
with the sheriff at the jail, found that
"Shiw came to his death at the hands
of unknown men."
The jury proceeded at once to in
vestigate the death of Henry C. Kel
lum, a street car conductor, and "Bud"
Nichols, a planter, who were killed
rvhen the lynching party stormed the
rnson. Four members or the citizen
ry were so badly wounded that they
are dying. Five were seriously in
jured and at. least a dozen were
slightly wounded by bullets 'from the
ELGIN STRIKE IS SETTLED
Company Signs Contract to Employ
Only Union Men on CarUne.
Chicago, July 31. Through an
agreement reached yesterday after
noon the strike which has tied up the
Elgiu-Belvidere electric line for the
last six days was ended. General
Manager Arnold signed the contract
granting nearly all the demands made
In the agreement presented by C. O.
Pratt, chairman of the executive board
of the railway-employes' union.
Bv this contract, which will be
in force until June 30, 1909, the com
pany promises to employ none but
union men. The recognition of the
union was one of the tnain demands.
Its "refusal caused the strike.. Men
were given an increase of approxi
mately 2.Y2 cents per hour.
making a tackle. For several weeks
he complained of pains in his back.
Acute peritonitis'set in, resulting far
tally. -Vr" .. i: '
Football Accident Fatal. v
St. . Louis, July 31. Robert Hays;
who was injured In a football game
here last March, Is dead. He played
five months ago with the St. Alphon-
so's parochial school team, and In -a
game was struck in the bacK while
We are selling oxfords so
cheap, everybody can af
ford a new pair in place
of having the old ones re-
paired. ' - ' i; .
SEE OUR WINDOWS
And if you don't see what you want
ASK FOR IT
As we have a great many lots not
featured in the windows on account
of lack of space.