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.HEfflHE JfcSEGK. ; ISLAND ARGUS
FRTDA V JULY 23, 1909.
IS KILLED BY
Chester Weigand of Davenport
Meets Death While Turning
on Switch at Arsenal.
STARTING SHOP MOTORS
Physicians Work for Long Time in
Effort to Revive Young Kleo- j
trician but in Vain. j
Chester A. Weigand of Davenpo-
was electrocuted while performing his
duties as electrician at Rock Island ai
senal this morning about 7:15, in sho
No. 2. Mr. Weigand had been em
ployed at the arsenal for about two
years, and his duties included the
starting of the motors in the morning!
This mom ins about 7:30 he started out
on his round of the shops in company
with J. D. Bledsoe of this city, who ii
employed at elevator tender. Whet)
the men reached shop No. 3 Bledsoi
left Weigand and proceeded about liirs
own work, paying no attention to thj
electrician. He saw Weigand climb o:l
, a bench to reach one of the switches;
and some time later he glanced in
that direction, and saw the electrician
hanging from the switch by his hands;
He did not notice that Weigand had
become a conductor for the current,
until a few minutes later, when hj
saw that Weigand's whole weight wes I
on the switch, and his legs were drawit !
up from tha effects of the electric,
Phynlolnnn Are Cnltril. j
About the same time that Mr. Bledi ,
soe discovered the real situation, P. Hi;
Kelly of Davenport, another employe
entered the shop, and saw Weigand's
condition. They shouted for help, an
Kelly ran to the spot where Weigand;
was hanging, just in time to catch the;
electrician when he fell from the
. The attendants of the arsenal hos-?
pital were summoned, and methods ?
artificial respiration were applied, butj
without success. In thev meantimi
Drs. O. G. Craig and C. T. Foster e
this city were called. The physicians
and the hospital attendants worked;
over the body for an hour and a half;
from the time Weigand fell from the?
switch, but their effoits to restore life:
were in vain.
But a Young Mao.
The victim of the unfortunate acci -jj
dent was but 27 years old. He wwj
a con of Mrs. Caroline Weigand. and;
resided at 1543 West Eighth street.:
His father's death. many'i
When July looms up, aggressive selling and sharp reductions take the reins
here. Prices that have prevailed throughout the season .must give way to re
ductions of expediency. We don't stop to consider values. Stock clearing
becomes the all important duty of this month. This occasion holds for you
fine Yorkshire, College and Mart, Schaffner 6c Marx clothes at great savings
Note these reductions:
Choice of suits that sold at $12.50
Choice of suits that sold at $18.00
Choice of suits that sold at $15.00
Choice of suits that sold at $20.00
Choice of suits that sold at $22.00
Choice bt suits that sold at $25.00
Choice of suits that sold at $28.00
now $22.00 and
Choice of suits that sold at $30.00
GREAT TROUSER VALUES
years ago, was a violent one, also, the
elder Mr. Weigand having met death:
In a railway accident at Peoria. The
young man was a nephew of Mrs. P.
Greenawalt of this city.
He is survived by his wife, who w:is
formerly Miss Bertha Ohlweiler of this
city. They were married about two
Coroner Rose was notified of the
accident, and conducted an inquest at
the arsenal today.
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Our tremendous stock of separate trousers in
cluding styles for dress, business wear, or out
ing use, are now decidedly reduced for clear
ance. Note with what determination.
$7.50 values now $6.25
$6.00 values now $4.95
$5.00 values now $4.25
$4.00 values now . $3.35
$0.50 values now '. $5.55
$5.50 values now $4.65
$4.50 values now $3.75
$3.50 values now $2.95
$2.50 values now $1.95
Special values that we are now offering in the juv
enile department are certainly tempting from the sincer
ity of the reductions alone. -They are simply irresistible
when you come in and see what good quality goes with
$3.00 to $5.00 values in fine two-piece suits for boys from 3 to 7
years af age are now being offered ridiculously low. They are all
natty styles and patterns and fabrics are thoroughly ' Cfc
dependable. Your choice from these lines now at
$2. HO to ?3.00 values in two-piece suits for boys from 9 to 1C years
of age are also offered at a great reduction. These are plain pants
suits, beautifully modeled and thoroughly reliable in construction
and fabrics, now offered for special 4d Ck tZ
$4.00 to $5.00 suits for boys from 9 to 1C years. Some of the most.
popular styles that we have shown this season are
now reduced to
ml. 1 (O 11
this Jmiy dale.
h '30 St ? i?
20 per cent Off on All Otlic Children's Fancy Suits.
50 per cent Off on Boys' Wash Suits.
In Young Men's
Ages 1 6 to 2 1
$10 Suits $5.00
$8.50 Suits $4.2.5
$7.50 Suits $3.75
$6.50 Suits $3.25
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Kerler & Co. weave rugs.
" Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
. Read H. K. Walker's want ads.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus and express. Spencer & Trefz.
Sand and cement. Mueller Lumber
Godfrey's laundry gives green trad
Blarney linen table damask. 19 cents
yard, Saturday at McCabe's.
Delicious jeliy bonbons, 18 cents per
F. R KUSCHMANN'S
Star tcbacc", per pound
Starch, clean bulk,
six pounds for . .
pound 5c, .
Blueing, large bottle,
strength, best liquid
Ammonia, large bottle, full
strength,' household ammonia,,
Castile soap, full pound
Antonio Luggado soap,
Milk. Van Camp's Top Notch, V
unsweetened eteralized evap-',:
orated milk. r
seven cans for 25c .
Sardines, large cans best .sar
dine in pure mustard dressing,
two cans for ir(.
T ickles, small crh:p cucumber
i Ulos in good viueKar -,
per gallon IU,
Chow chow, best nin.t:ud ohi. v .
chow, per quart jar .... aoc '
We receive daily fresh from,
the country a nice assortment -
of fruits and vegetables, fresh
butter and eggs.
Phone Us Your Wants.
' 2207 4th Ave. Both phones.
morning, and 4.10 at noon,
perature at noon was 70.
The steamer St. Paul was in port
today on its way from St. Paul to St.
found Saturday at McCabe's.
You always get full value in Lewis'
Single Binder straight 5 cent cigar.
A great double stamp day in nianv
depaitmcnts Saturday al McCabe's.
Call IjiiVanway, telephone 247, foi
carpet, rug cleaning and rug making.
Let Kiell & Johnson do your tin
and furnace work. 131G Third avenue.
II. T. Siemon wants your tin and
furnace work. 1520-1528 Fourth ave
nue. Spend a pleasant afternoon Sunday,
July 2i. on the .1. S. excursion to Mus
catine. Call up west C2C about the Sunday
afternoon excursion to Muscatine on
the .1. S.
Tho.-e pretty imitation Armenia",
edged handkerchiefs. 25 cents, Satur
day at McCabe's.
Sunar, 2D pounds for $1 and Sabyan
coffee, per pound, 20 cents, llorblit's
Reidy Bros, have a limited number
of i.Tiprovcd choice eastern Kansas
farms listed. Call for particulars.
n,r Tfn.tm -n nn,i ,.ntc 1 A falling tendency will prevail in
yesterday after noon In Justice Nfssen's ln MlssiBsippI from Dubuque to Mus-
UUI I V II c. V IIUI JL iU Ull UIAU
tery. lie plead guilty.
I'nir loniRlit nl Snturdny; nt much
chiu:t" In e in r nil arc.
J. M. SIIKItli:it. I.ornl rnreonnlrr.
Trmprriiturr nl 7 n. n:.. :t: nt 3 n. in
So. .Mnsimiim Iriiiiirrnlurr in l:il 21
liburx. 7S; miu I hi ii hi. ."!. ln-ty uf
mini ii 7 a. in., H iiiIIcn per imiir.
Stage Change Pre
fect, feet. cip.
St. Paul 4.7 0.2
Red Wing 2.4 0.2 ?
Reed s landing .. . 2.G 0.2
La Crosse 4.2 0.2
Dubuque 4.G O.rt
Clinton 4.5 0.1
Le Claire 2.:i 0.1
Davenport 4.0 0.2
Society news, written r telephoned
to the soeiety editor of The Argus, will
he pliidly received find published. But
in either case I lie identity of the sender
must be made known, lo Insure relia
bility. Written notices must bear sig
)iatur and address. '
Celebrates Anniversary. Rock Is
land Court of Honor j est onlay cele
brated the t lth anniversary of its or
ganization at K. C. hall. During tlr
afternoon cards wer played, the
prizes being awarded to Mrs. .1. Swarl,
first. Mrs. liastland. second, and Mrs.
Lou Ileddig, third. In the evening the
members and their families met it
Iv. C. hall i'lid dancing was enjoyed.
Supper was served at 10 o'clock and
a number of impromptu talks were
Tlio ladies will conduct another card
parly two weeks from yesterday at
K. C. hall.
Busy Bees Meet. The Busy B e
Rowing society of Kadora Rebecca
lodge held a pleasant, meeting yester
day aTtetnoi-.n at the home of Mrs. O.
K. Sipple. 271S Eighth avenue. The
meeting was largely attended and the
ladies enjoyed a delightful afternoon.
Plana were made to hold an ice creaia
sociable at the home of Mrs. J. A.
Reid. Sixteenth street and Fifth-and-a-half
avenue, next Tuesday afternoon.
The ladies will serve ice cream, cake
and-ice cream cones.
Euturpe Club Final Meeting. The
Kuturpe club held its final meeting dt
Fejervary park yesterday afternoon.
Out of town guests present were Mrs.
Mary McLaughlin and Miss Edith
Davis of Milan and Miss Bertha Mc
Laughlin of -Emerson, Neb. Covers
were laid for 11 in the Dutch roo:n
and the afternoon was much enjoyed.
The club, of which Miss Louise Philp
ia the pie:nd;nt, will take up its study
work again in the fall.
Actress Found Dead in Hotel.
Philadelphia. Pa., July 23. Mrs.
i.Marv Allen O Ronrke of San Francisco.
a vaudeville actress, was found dead
in her room at a hotel here yesterday.
Ileait disease is believed to have been
the caus She appeared with her hus
band. William J. O'Rourke, and her
All the news all the time TUB
NG SHOE SALE
J. M. SI1ERIE11. Local Observer.
nSinch madras only 12 cents per
yard. Fancy embroidery, some 8-inch
wide, yard, 12 cents, and 12V-j eent
lawns at SM cents per yard, at Hor
Amoskeag and Monitor, the 7 cent
apron ginghams, yard. 5 cents, and
ladies' hone, regular 10 cent kind, pair,
.V cents, at Ilorblit'e, 1028 Second ave
aue. Another of your favorite Sunday af
ternoon tri,is to Muscatine on the
steamer J. S. Sunday, July 25. Leaves
Mock Island 3 p. in. Fare only Z0
Eight cans of Columbia milk for 23
cents, 10 cenf can.; of cocoa, four cans
for 25 cents; . fresh brick butter, ,50
cenla a pound. E. II. Clement, 22G
A new hand saw has been Installed
in. the manual training department
lathe room at the -Wgh school. The
saw is an important addition to the
school's mechanical equipment.
Mrs. Louisa Bremer has filed a bill
for divorce from James Bremer, charg
ing him with cruelty. They were mar
ried June C. 1888. and lived together
until Sept. 12. 190S. Sweeney & Walk
er represent the complainant.
. Boats down today were the Red
Wing, Ruth and St. Paul, up, the w.
W., Ruth and Quincy.
The stage of water at the Rock Is
land bridge was 4.05 at C o'clock this
July 23 In .American History.
1703 Ror Sherman, "strner." died
in New Haven: Itorn 1721.
1SK5 Charlotte Saunders Cusbman.
celebrated actress, norifln Boston:
died 187(5. (
1SS5 General U. S. Grant. died in the
Drexel cottage at Mount Mc
Gregor: born 1S22. "
1S97 The Dingley tariff law went into
Pun sets 7:20. rises 4:15: moon srtt;:
10:r4 p. in.: noon txtiy. planets Mer
cury and Neptune p;-isinfc; R:30 p. in..
Jupiter's outer satellites Nos. 1. 2 nnd
3 missing! .No. 2 being occulted behind
the planet's body. '"No. 3 eclipsed and
No. 1 crossing the-planet's face In tran
sit; No. 4 alone won on the east. ,
rublic notice is hereby given that
the partnership heretofore existing bes
tween Henry Lange and Louis lleit
matin under the "firm name of Lange &
lleitrcann has this day been dissolved
by mutual consent. The business will
be conducted in the future by Henry
Lange, who will collect all outstanding
accounts and pay all bills.
; HENRY LANGE,
- ,' LOUIS HE1TMANN.
July 21. 1909.
Chicken lunch at Deisenroth's place,
1501 Fourth avenue, Saturday night
OPENS AND CONTINUES A RUSH.
Every day since we started this sale, crowds of eager and economical buyers have
thronged our store, taking advantage of the bargains. No one has been disap
pointed. We do as we advertise and produce the goods.
Men's Calf Shoes, all solid, lace Ladies' Pumps, with ankle Children's Pumps, with ankle Women's kid Oxfords and
or congress, straps, strap, Shoes,
$1.49 $1.98 59 cents . 98 cents
Men's $3.50 patent and tan Ox- Men's canvas Shoes and Ox- Children's kid Shoes, button or Women's $2.25 Oxfords, patent
fords, fords, lace. 49c and and vici kid,
$2.39 98 cents . 59 cents $1.69
Men's $3.50 and $4 oxblood Ox- Misses' fine black, and .Tan Ox- Women's fine brown and black Women's $3.50 wine .and tan Ox
fords, fords, Oxfords, $2 values, r .fords,
$2.95 98 cents $1.39 j $2.39
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Beys' calf Shoes Misses' kid Shoes, patent .Women's patent colt Oxfcrdst Women's fine patent colt Ox-
lor tip, -: blucher style, worth $3, 1 fords, $3.50 value, button cr lace,
98 cents 98 cents $1.98 I $2.49