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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 14, 1908.
WHILE Af WORK
Louis Anderson, for 20 Years Em
ploye of Davis Interests, is Vic
tim of Heart Failure.
avenues where water stood 10 or 15
reet deep arc now footpaths. As a re
sult many parts of the cave that have
never been reached have been explored.
HELPING BUILD POWER DAM
Death Comes as Day's Labor Is Near
ing End Had Lived Alone in
Louis Anderson, an old man em
ployed as a laborer on the new dam
being constructed in Rock river, died
late yesterday afternoon just before
quitting time from the effects of heart
failure and old age. ' He was at work
at the plwce where Hie rock and dirt
brought out. of the bed of the river
were being dumped and just a few
minutes before the attack seized hiui,
he was talking to other employes and
seemed to be in his usual health.
Thomas Mitchell, a colored man, after
talking a few minutes with him. passed
on to his work and a few minutes
later on his return he found Anderson
lying on the ground unconscious. He
called for assistance and V. J. Spen
cer, superintendent of the construc
tion worK, was summoned. lie una
jus t passed the dump and was a son
back on the scene. He found the fel
low employes of the unconscious man
attempting to restore consciousness
by rubbing his hands and forehead.
As this seemed to have no effect,
however, he ordered him carried to
one of the buildings and then tele
phoned for a Milan physician. But
before the arrival of the doctor the
old man had ceased to brcnMr and
the doctor pronounced him dead.
Honnlnl In Davenport.
An inquest was conducted this
morning by Coroner L. V. Kckhart and
the testimony' of the superintendent,
the foreman and of Mitchell was
taken. It was found at the inquest
that the dead man had made his home
at the Arcade hotel in Davenport for
the last year and a half, and accord
ingly the proprietor of the hotel, W.
J. Cornelius, was summoned to the
inquest and his testimony taken.
From htm it was learned that An
derson was 67 years pld and that as
far as is known he had neither family
nor relatives ia this country, lie had
been employed by the Davis Construc
tion company for the last 2rt years
and was a steady workman. The
statement of Dr. G. A. Wiggins of
Milan to the effect that Anderson
came to his death as the result of
heart failure and old age was adopted
as the verdict of the jury.
The remains will he taken charge
by the fellow employes of Mr. An
derson and they will make arrange
ments for the funeral.
THE WE A THE 11.
I'nrtly -Iouil.v, with probably light
Know flurries tonight' Sunday general
ly fnlr; not much change In tempera
J. M. SIXERIEK, Local Forecaster.
Temperature at 7 it. m., 21; at 3 p. in.,
31. ' Maximum temperature in lnnt 21
lioum, S3; minimum, 23. Velocity of
wintl nt 7 n. in., O miles per hour. Stage
of muter, 2.5 feet, no chnnge in last 21
bourn. Precipitation, trace.
Height Change Rain
REPORT IS MADE
.. ' 1
Number of Resolutions Adopted by
American Federation of j
Labor at Denver.
PLASTERERS ARE GIVEN SEATS
Compers Meeting with No Opposition
for President Election to Be
Held Next Week.
Don't bother about baking
Thanksgiving cake an order plac
ed with us will bring you the most
delicious cake , and you take no
cliances of failure.
Prairie du Chien
Dubuque .: 2.9
Le Claire 1.1
Nearly stationary stages in the Mis
sissippi will continue from below Du
buque to Muscatine.
J. M. CHERILCR, Local Forecaster.
Nov. 14 In History.
1532 Anne I'o'.eyn. Eng'.ish court beau
ty and iady of honor to Queen
Catherine, secretly married to the
lS32-Cbarles Carroll "of Carrollton."
last of the signers of the Declara
tion of Independence, died in Hal
titnore: born in Annapolis 17:57.
3007 Oppni rig of the third RussKiu
Sun sets 4:30. rises 0:13; moon rises
10:13 p. in.: planet Mercury visible low
in east before sunrise.
Echo River Is Almost Dry.
Louisville. Ky., Nov. 14. Each river,
in Mammoth cave, is almost dry as a
result of the drought. Many of the
Fresh soda and oyster crack
ers, per box $1.00
10 pounds granulated sugar
cake 122 1
10 pound sack buck
Early June peas, 3
Or, per dozen, 90c.
Pound Bell coffee
Large package G. M. borax
soap powder 2yzc
Pet, Jonathan or Columbia
milk. C for , 25c
Lyndon can corn, 12V&C quality,
per can 77 '. lie
Fresh bulk cocoanut, per
326 Twentieth Street. Old phone
west 321, new phone 5317.
Kerler & Co. weave rugs.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Rink opens Wednesday night.
Rink opens Wednesday night.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Godfrey's laundry gives green trad
Don't forget the opening of rink
Wednesday night, Nov. 18.
Don't forget the openiug of rink
Wednesday night, Nov. IS.
Let Krell & Johnston do your tin
and furnace work, 1316 Third avenue.
II. T. Siemon wants your tin and
furnace work. 1526-1528 Fourth ave
Save fuel by buying storm sash at
the Rock Island wood works, Eleventh
Storm sash made to order promptly
at the Rock Island Wood works, Elcv
A great purchase of bed blankets
means a Dig saving to nrst comers at
Leave your order for storm sash at
the Rock Island Wood works, Elev
Something new and worth while
Ingalls" $1,000 secret packagle sale.
Read ad, page C.
Ve just note in passing some very
pertinent remarks in McCabe's shoe
Every pair of Educators bears the
stamp on both soles and lining. Mc
Cabe's are sole agents.
Get your hunting licenses from
Frank F. Fiebig, 1019 Third avenue
Open Saturday evenings.
Get your hunting licenses from
Frank F. Fiebig, 1C19 Third avenue.
Op3n Saturday evenings.
The great red tag furniture sale at
McCabe's scheduled for next week will
be a very interesting affair.
Red tag floor clearing furniture sale
next week at McCabe's. The tags will
lead you to the big bargains.
The Young People's Social league or
the Central Presbyterian church will
hold a sale and supper at the church
Saturday, Nov. 28.
The women's suits and coats at Mc
Cabe's are the admired of all feminine
eyes. The very height of style most
For piano tuningfsee A. L. Bruner,
official tuner at Augustana conserva
tory. AH work guaranteed; 425 Nine
teenth street; new phone 5291.
Beginning Monday morning at 10
o'clock, $1.33 for 129 pairs women's
Denver Nov. 11. At the openln
session of today's convention of the
American Federation of Labor the
committee on rules made a partial re
port and a number of resolutions were
reported and adopted.
Some ItCNoIution Aflitit-d.
Among the resolutions adopted
were: Protesting against the sending
of bookbinding work out of this coun
try as lias been done by some public
Endorsing the principles of the na
tional civil service law.
Favoring the passage of some suit
able retirement law.
Supporting remedial legislation in
congress for better hours and pay for
Pledging assistance to jewelry work-
ers in placing their label on all work
and in securing an 8-hour day.
1'rotfNt Axninxt Child I.nlior.
Protesting against child labor in
bands and orchestras.
Condemning seceding teamsters and
all dual organizations of teamsters.
Seating operative plasters and
granting them a charter.
X OppuMllion to C.ouiprrK.
Denver, Nov. If. Rumors of con
tests for official honors in the Ameri
can Federation of Labor are begin
ning to be heard, although the elec
tion of officers does noi. take place un
til the latter part of next week. No
one is mentioned as an opponent of
Samuel Gompers for reelection, but
there is a renort that Thomas L.
Lewis, who succeeded John Mitchell
us president of the Mine Workers of
America, will oppose him for the po
sition or second vice president of the
German Apothecary Trains the Birds
to Take Pictures.
Dr. Neubronner, cenrt apothecary to
Emperor William of Germany, has
been experimenting for years with
carrier pigeons, putting these birds to
many uses not Intended by nature.
Ills latest Invention, which the' pat
ent office In Berlin has protected, is a
small, qneerly constructed camera
which he fastens on the breast of n J
pigeon and wbfch is so nrrnnged that
photographs may le obtained while
the bird Is in flight.
The structure of the camera and the
method of fastening It nre bis secret.
and so Is the delicate arrangement em
ployed for opening m:d Flitting the
lenses for time exposures, says a Ber
lin correspondent of the New York
World. The inventer claims for bis
apparatus n great future, especially as
It will be an invaluable aid to the sol
dier in time of war.
Neubronner says he can get a pic
ture of the interior cf n fortress In this
way, and the military authorities In
Berlin are going to let him experiment
on the fortress of Spnndan, ontsdde
Berlin. Several blrdseye views he his
obtained of interiors of dismantled
forts have been -shown to the authori
ties, who nre said to bo surprised nt
the results. The pictures nre In r.o
sense perfect, but they give complete
Indications of all Important positions. .
Neubronner claims that his pigeon
photographs will be n's useful to the
general In the field ns the balloon. The
proportion of successes to failures he
reckons ns three to seven.
THUMB MARK ON STATIONERY
Fad Said to Be Tsking Place of Mono
gram on Note Pcper
According to n Philadelphia station
er, the thumb mark is taking the place
of the monogram on note paper. "The
thumb mark," says this authority, "is
engraved In gold or silver and has all
the value of a Bertillcn mark of identi
fication. Some people prefer to have
the thumb mark printed In red or blue.
but the metal colors are generally ap
"It has several advantages besides
Its novelty, familiarizing one's friends
with a personal - sign manual w hich
cannot easily be duplicated. Many of
J4, SJ.50, $3 and $2.50 sno3S, odd sizes, fho thnmh marks nre also surnrlslnclv
all $1.39 a pair at McCabe's. ' rdcturesnue. and it Is not Aifflcult for
This evening there will be a mov-the writer to annex a fresh tliumb
ing picture exhibition at the hall of
Roast pig with oyster dressing.
Coon with sweet potatoes. Ground
hog with celery. " ,
Bull Frog Buffet
Mack. Glynn, Prop.
," ' 231 Twentieth Street.
the Salvation army given by the Bolt
brothers. The admission will be free
Prosperity lodge, 1754, M. B. of A..
will give a card party and dance at
Peselin's hall Monday evening. Ev
erybody invited. Refreshments served.
Admission 15 cents.
Miss Delia L. Doyle of Moline and
Richard Hodgett of this city were mar
mark In Ink, and thi3 can be compared
with the ensrraved mark when one
wants to establish the Identity of Bpe
Medals For Canal Workers.
'. Medals of bronze manufactured from
the old scrap left by Ferdinand de
Lesseps In his unsuccessful-effort to
dig a canal across the isthmus of Fan-
rled by Justice G.7 Albert Johnson atl atua are soon to be' struck iu the mint
the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Mar- in Philadelphia to be presented to all
tin, 1808 Third avenue, last evening. I American workmen on the present
Mme. Hollands copies of the new I canal operations who can show a scrv
Russian imperial fur turbans and lice record extending over two "years.
cosaque toques are expected early In I Correspondence toward this end has
the week at McCabe's. . Prices will be I been conducted for some time, and It
less than the original
v-" Berlin's Good Move. ""
:. Tt Is announced" that the Berlin p
Mrh an tablnw aana - m.n-m-rt 4- 4-1 a i4sm
facement of etreets by electria elgni. French machinery for the purpose.
Is expected the medals of honor will
be ready for presentation iu 1909. The
Idea originated , with President Roose
Telt 08 his visit to the canal xono
Large quantities of copper and tin
hrve been collected from the useless
EVERY Day There 'Are New
friends getting acquainted with
this store, more and faster now,
than ever before. We had thought
that almost every one knew about the de
pendability of our qualities, the genuine
ness of our bargains and the advanteges
of trading here, but as we grow bigger
we offer better accommodations, better
values, greater varieties, keener satisfac
tion, more generous guarantees and a
more complete trading home.
The customers of this store are getting
a greater share of our profits each year,
and as all these many advantages become
more widely known it brings people from
greater distances and in larger numbers.
This is the big busy store.
A SNAP Purchase of Blankets
that means a big saving to first comers
6 pairs oi gray wool mankets in tne Dig
72x80 inch size, extra well bound, full weight,
regular 7.00 blanket, while these 32' pairs last,,
just $5.00 a pair.
46 pairs wool - blankets in a pretty shade of
gray tne large 1 2-4 size, button hole edges
short napped, won't wear rough, sold usually as
a leader at 5.00, these a pair at $3.75.
German twilled double fleeced gray blank
ets, size 72x80 inches, weight 6 lbs., value 2.50
-at a pair $1.69.
Medium weight gray fleeced blankets, 11-4
size, pretty borders, usually. 1.50pair S7c
Fine fleeced blankets in medium weight.
large 1 1-4 size in tan and grays while 80 pairs
last fully 33 per cent under value, oer pair 75c
BARGAINS in the Crockery
Store. The latest creation in mat green
and brown table fern pots with stippled
gold decorations, three sizes at 95c, 75c & 50c.
Ten piece toilet sets, fine white glazed por
celain with gold trimmings, good 4.50 value, the
set only $3.35.
lOOOHaynes china water jugs and tankards,
the newest shapes and decorations, beautiful
Persian and floral patterns, very appropriate for
prizes, Birtnaay or uinstmas gins, me prices
are moderate, 1.23, 95c, 75c, 50c and 25c.
The all metal duplex , nreless cooker has
proven a wonderful success. They cook most
deliciously all kinds of meats, vegetables and
cereals, will save their cost many times in a year
-in the House Furnishing Department $5.95
"Lest you forget" again we re
mind you of the ten per cent (10)
discount on all our beautiful pat
tern table sets damask cloth with
napkins to match, up to Thanks
giving day 10 per cent off the bill.
A' Red Tag Floor Clearing Sale of Furniture
before the Holiday stocks arrive. Our big third Furni
ture Floor will be a regular beehive of industry the com
ing week the Red Tags will point the way to the bargains.
$3.00 large golden oak rockers with
arms & saddle seats, Red Tag price, 1.95.
$4.50 bent wood oak rocker, with arms
and cane seat, Red Tag mark, $2.25.
$7.50 massive oak rocker with saddle
seat, Red Tag $5.75.
$9.00 weathered oak rocker with spring
seat, chase leather now $6.25.
$5.75 large arm chair, saddle seat, now
10.00 parlor chair, upholstered in
brown Verona, Red Tag price $6.00.
$8.75 mahogany parlor chair, uphol
stered in tapestry, tagged $5.75.
$12.00 mahogany parlor chair, uphol
stered in green Verona, Red Tag $8.25.
10.00 oak morris chair with chase
leather loose cushions, now &7.50.
$21.50 large oak Sleepy Hollow leath
er rocker $18.50.
Two full-size oak couches in chase
leather, reduced to $9,65.
$25.00 large oak frame couches, up
holstered in car plush, one red and one
$36.00 handsome oak frame bed daven
port, upholstered in greenVerona $22.50.
$10.00 golden oak dressers, 42-in. top,
3 large drawers, 1 8x24 in. French bevel
mirror, the Red Tag price $8.35.
$22.50 mahogany dressers, 42-in. top,
22x28 inch oval French bevel mirror,
$23.50 oak dresser, "45-in. top, one
large and five small drawers, with 18x40
inch French bevel mirror, Red Tag 1 8.50.
. $13.50 oak library case, 40 in. wide,
mirror top, 2 glass doors, the Red Tag
Golden oak' hall tree, seats with arms
and box, French plate mirror with four
hooks, reduced to $6.50.
$21.50 golden oak hall tree, with mas
sive settee and large French bevel mir
ror, now $17.75.
$9.00 weathered oak writing desk, 35
inch top, 2 drawers and rack, now $6.50.
Mission hall clock, 6 feet high, guaran
teed movements, reduced to $10.00.
$15 golden oak sideboard, 45-in. .top,
two small, one large drawer and cup
boards, 14x24 inch bevel mirror, 11.50.
$32.50 massive oak china closet with
bent glass sides and door, one mirror in
back and claw feet, at this floor-clearing
Four sample parlor tables, golden oak,
24-inch top and shaped legs, reduced to
A small lot of sample metal beds in
white and colors, reduced to 3.75, 2.98
$8.50 metal bed, full size,
gold trimmings, now $5.85.
$15.00 large post massive
white with oxidized husks
scroll, now $10.00.
$50 massive square-post brass bed,
with 9 brass rod fillers, now $38.50.
QUR exhibition of the late
- new Fur Cosaque Toques and
Russian Imperial Turbans, pre
ceded the Chicago exhibits by
Our advance information and
facilities for the prompt showing
of Paris and London novelties has
been a great factor in the making
of this great Millinery business.
We expect a shipment on Mon
day or Tuesday of Mme. Holland's
Copies of many of the new fur
shapes in Turbans, Toques, etc.
These will be much more moder
ately priced than the original models.
ADVANCE Sale of Silk Reefer
Mufflers. Many advantages in buying
now when stock is full in color lines
and at these attractive prices 10 dozen Ben
galee Silk Mufflers, hemstitched ends in
black, white, tan and pearl gray excellent
value at 75c.
Extra size Bengaline Full Dress Mufflers
in black, white, tan, pearl, brown, n avy, ma
roon and corn color at $1.25.
15 dozen of the well known Peau de Crepe
wash silk mufflers, 40 inches long, hem
stitched ends in white and ail colors, should
be $2.00, now at $1.50.
Full Dress Reefers in beautiful Italian
silks all colors, one in a dainty box if you
wish for a gift, at 3.50, 2.75 and $2.25.
f)UR Vantihe Exhibit
- and Demonstration has at
tracted much attention. The
merit of the various toilet articles
and the beauty of the packages
have caused many people to se
cure them for Christmas gifts.
The ladies are much pleased
with Miss Gertrude Young, the
Vantine expert in charge, and
learn from her much of the rare
and valuable properties of the
Vantine Orfental Perfumes and
Toilet articles. Miss Young and
her exhibit will be with us still
Drug Sundries Department
Main Aisle First Floor.
A MAN A Flannels. Our
new stock of this cele
brated Society's Products is now
ready. Special assortment of plain
and fancy shirting and Skirting '
Flannels, .both twilled and plain
cloths, per yard 57c, DOc, 35c and
The newest fancy bordered and
plain Wool Skirt patterns, very
special values at $1.C9, $1.50 and
WHEN you buy shoes, if you buy them at
McCabe's ycTu get satisfaction. Sooner or later you'll buy
shoes here. The later you start here the greater your
loss. We are in the shoe business to build up the greatest shoe
success ever known in this section. There is just one way to do
it to sell satisfaction every time and at the most moderate price
possible. You've seen this shoe business grow, you'll see it con
tinue. In passing we wish to mention that we sell the Edu
cator Shoes for children. There are none better. Wc are exclu
sive agents; others advertise them, but just ask them for a pair of
the Educators and note what you get None genuine without the
name stamped on the soles and linings. We all know what to ex
pect from an imitation; and you do well to judge the quality of an
Monday a. m. at 10 o'clock, Women's $2' to $4 Shoes
for 1.39 a pair. In sorting up our stock we have set aside 129
pairs of women's shoes, sample pairs, discontinued lines, etc.
Shoei which formerly sold at 4.00, 3.50, 3.00, 2.50 and 2.00.
More large and small than medium sizes, more narrow than wide
widths. The chances i are you can be fitted if you come early.
Good shoes, every pair, and the price only about one-third to one
half on most of them, per pair $1.39.
SAMPLE Line of Lace Curtains 1-2 to 3
pairs of a pattern ranging from 45 to 54 inches in width
and 3 yards long the newest of this season's patterns, worth
up to 2.50 ajjair, to close out quick, Monday and till sold, ea. 69c.
PICTURE Framing to
order by an expert We
have a fine assortment of pic
ture mouldings and a large se
lection of oval frames. Any
framing you wish done before
Christmas should be ordered at
once before the closing rush be
gins Our prices for first-class
work are always a little less
A large stock of Wall
Paper 20 percent discount
on Wall Paper all next week to
make room for our big spring
stock, which will begin to ar
rive in a few days now,
Hosiery. Not ofien
chance like this just at the be
ginning of the season. About 35
dozen Children's and Misses high
grade Wool and Cashmere Hose,
worth 25c, 35c and up .to 48c a
pair, Thursday and Friday, all at
19c a pair, only 19c.
Supply your winter's wants now
OUR Coat Section is busier than ever. The many
original models, the novelty of design, the un
usually fine tailoring, tjie linings, the trimmings, all
come in for more than usual praise and attention.
The Directoire is found in many adapt
ed styles, positive improvements over the im
ported models from which they are made.
Empire Coats in a variety of designs
are becoming to so many people that their pop
ularity is unquestioned. ,
Long Coats' of broadcloth and hand
some novelty patterns are much in vogue and
find Vorthy representation here.
Stunning Auto Coats oi English tweeds
and Scotch checks and plaids in toned effects,
made with coat or wide collars and turned cuffs
of contrasting .material or plaid, attract more
than ordinary attention. We are showing these
in a large variety of the best American models,
which means the best anywhere.
Rubberized Long Coats of silk, satin
or worsteds, come in handsome colorings. They
are full loose models, belted models, fitted or
half fitted models and are unusually handsome.
The general utility and convenience of these garment makes one, at
least, indispensable in every woman's wardrobe.
Silk and Velour Coats are among the luxuries of the sea
sonthat is, luxries in all but price. They come in "plain and braided
styles, handsomely lined and finished.
HERE are some choice styles in Girls' Win
ter Coats and some extra good values. Girls'
cheviot coats, colors, black, navy, brown and red;
braid trimmed, high neck or notched collar, $7.50.
Girls' Melton Coats, cheviots and
mixtures, excellent styles showing the new
half fitting effects, tailored with superior
Misses' College Coats of mannish
mixtures and solid color cheviots, some
are flannel lined, large pockets, snappy
collars, exceptional values at 12.50.
Girls' military and knockabout
coats, loose fitting; made of navy and
brown cheviot flannel lined, natty, gar
ments, at 5.75.
THE Effectiveness of our .
J bkirt Section, in serving your needs,
is well illustrated in the following
Dress Skirts made of a superior quality
voile in smart stylog, elaborately trimmed
with satin bands and- satin buttons, made
over a drop skirt of excellent, rustling taf-
f eta silk, positive $15 alues w i save you ?5.25 on every Ekirt at $3.73
The skirt section comprises ai exhaustive collection of euits for
walking or dress service. Ther'3 is a -broad variety of models, fash
toned of voile, broaJclth, caerron, serga, cheviot and mannish mix
tures in rich, dark shades.
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