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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
SATURDAY. OCTOBER 9, 1009.
Former Resident Here Victim of
Rock. Island Accident at
IN WAR WITH COMPANY A
Stealing a Hide When Ho -Met His
Death Ittiily Will lie Drought
Here for Burial.
I. Charles Uuge. who formerly resid
j. .-led in this eity. was the stranger who
lost his life in the wreck on the Rock
I ' Island road yesterday morning at
- Creen, Iowa. Huge was stealing a
! ride. Letters found in hio clothes
I showed that he hail boon making his
i ' home of late in Albert Lea, Minn, lie
I was S3 years of aye.
I Rugc went from here as a member
I or Company A in the Spauish-Aiuer
1 .Iran 'war and is remembered by a
I .'number of the boya who served in
I . the company in that year. After the
"- return of the company from the front
) he left the city, and little has bee.)
i known of his whereabouts since.
The remains will be brought he-e
for interment. Who Is arranging fot
f information that has been received
s here being a telegram from a Green
undertaker to 1'ndertaker 15. F. Knox
? mat tne body would be snipped to
;Rock Islard. Ruge has no known
I rclatives-in this city. Huge was in-
I stantly' killed. Six others were in-
All Tiirown In Dllcli.
So far us can be ascertained the
wreck or derailment was caused by
f someiuiiiK magging on eimer me eu-
5 gine or the mail car afid striking the
I switch point which canted part of the
train to go down the parsing trac
and which completely derailed th
entire train throwing all the cars and
the engine in the ditch. Two rails
were driven clear through the boiler
of the engine, indicating the force of
the impact. The train was running
35 to 40 miles an hour. The tender
and cab were thrown over the en
gine. The mail car and bag-gage car
were totally wrecked, but the two
Pullman;: were scarcely injured. None
of the coaches were telescoped, being
thrown out sidewi.se and this doubt
less saved the lives of many. The
day -coaches were badly damaged
Hunt, chief of the division of pharma
cology of the public health and marine
hospital service, who attended the con
Some evidence. Dr. Hunt declares,
was brought foi waid to shov that alco
hol even In moderate amounts has an j
unfavorable effect upon offspring and i
has a tendency to lower resistance to
Kiiiii riiti colder tonight nntl Sunday.
Triiipi'rn(urr nt 7 . tn., ill!; iimxiitiuin
lriiir;i(iirr In 21 lioiirn. hi; minimum,
I'rrriptindon iu Ui hour, minr.
Wind velocity u( 7 n. m.. (I mllt-n. Iteln
llvc linntli'lly, litKt rvrnlDK Ihln
Stage Change Pre-
feet. feet. cip
St. Paul 3.2 01 .04
Red Wing L!) 0.2 trace
lteed's Landing ... l.! 0.1 .00
La Crosse 2.S 0.2 .00
Prairie du Chien . . S.2 0.1 .00
Dubuque 3.2 ... .00
Le Claire 1.3 ... .00
Davenport 2.7 ... .00
Nearly stationary stages will co.i
tinue in the .Mississippi river from be
low Diibunue to Muscatine.
J. M. SHKHIER, Local Forecaster.
ALCOHOL GETS HARD BLOW
Seldom of Distinct Value Is View of
Decent International Congress.
Washington. Oct. 9. That alcohol in
any form is but seldom of distinct
value in the treatment of disease ap
peared to be the consensus of opinion
of the 12th international congress on
alcohulism held in London in .Inly last,
according to a report of its proceed
ings just made public by the public
health and marine hospital service.
The report was prepared by Dr. Iieid
Oct. 9 In American History.
177:) Count d'F.staiag and General
Lincoln repulsed, with terrible
slaughter. In their attack upon Sa
vannah: Count Pulaski, the I'olish
al y of the revolutionists, mortally
!7S2 Lewis Cass, American statesman
( and pioneer. lrn; died 1SW.
'.S00 .Tohu Todd, author, born; died
!r-rSHowpl Cobb. American states
man devoted to southern rights
and the Confederacy, died; born
1800 Thomas Hicks. American paint
er, died: born lSliS.
f?nn sots Z:2'l rises 0:02; moon rises
2:17 a. m.
To .wall; out in th.- .sunshine 'math ta.ji
green and budding trees.
And hear til1 liquid bird-notes and tun
li'imniing of t'.ic. he-.;.
And join Dame Na'ures iovo son;;
with which the world is rife.
Ah, then, the heart is thankful for this
greater t gift called Life.
Clara Cox Epperson.
After dining with a
friend in a largo cheap
restaurant, "Now let's no
out and get something to
The man who expects
a good tailcr made suit or
a coat fcr less than
will be disappointed.
At this price and up
wards wc can make you a
beautiful suit or coat.
Kerler & Co. weave rugs.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus and express, Spencer & Trefz.
Bulk and canned oysters at T. Tre-
mann's - Sons.
The citv council will meet Mondty
evening in regular session.
Try Baker's laundry for fine work.
Old phone 237; new 5314.
Call LaVanway, telephone 217, for
carpet, rug cleaning and rug making.
Let Krell & Johnson do your tin
and furnace work. 1310 Third avenue
II. T. Sicmon wants your tin and
furnace work. 152U-152S Fourth ave
A daughter was born last Ttiesd ly
eve ning to Rev. and Mrs. 1. O. Not'a-
t Three carloads of new furniture, car
'pets and rugs just unloaded at JIc
It is said ihat you can find the ultra
fashionable beaver hats only at Mc
Cain's. Among the most keenly appreciated
of the now style hats introduced at
MeCabe's are the turbans. Note the
i many different fchap?s.
' This evening at S o'clock the bids
for tiie building of the new addition
to the local Eagle lurnc will be opened
by the commi'tee which i.s in cliargo
of the work.
Bock li-lnnd assembly '2'.'2, lyai
Anieiienns, will hold a card party and
dance Tuesday evening. Oct. 12. .i
Beseiin's hall. Admission- It cents.
The season is again lure for the dis
tribution of the travelers' silk samples.
The.-e samples worth Trom 75 cents to
$2 a yard, will he sold as ends for 2-j
cents and 39 cents each at McCabe's.
Come Monday at 0:30.
The Odd Fellows lodge of Port Br
ian, after occupying Rogers hall ev:r
eince the organization of the lodge in
1817, has decided to move to K. P.
hall as soon as a locker for their para
phcrnalij is bu'lt ;n the latter room.
A compromise settlement through
the terms of which the sclu.ol board
in Pe;ria will receive 52."., 000 may be
effected and the i00,O'0 suit against
o:i;1snj.:ii to recover on speculations
of N. C. Dougherty may be dropped.
The matter will he considered next
Hearst to Run for Mayor.
New York,' Oct. S. William it.
Hearst announced at a late hour last
night that he would accept the nomina
tion for mayor as tendered at an in
dependent mass meeting at Cooper
union on Wednesday night.
How can we show our appreciation
of this great ovation, of this great
outpouring of confidence and esteem,
these hearty congratulations from so many friends on this.
our 39th Anniversary? This splendid demonstration of
your loyalty is a testimonial which we shall treasure, it
places us under further obligations to continue to make
your store a ctill better store, a just such as you will
continue to make your home biggsr and better each
year. Watch us, and see if we do not continue to meas
ure up in every way to your greatest expectations.
S. & H. Green Trading Stamps
Free on Every Cash Purchase
Men's Knit Silk Ties, 55 cents.
We have just received an importation of
these pure silk knit ties, plain colors and
cross stripes, made by V. & D. MacGeorge of
Scotland, never shown before less than $1.00.
We have just 50 dozen to select at 55c.
MOXG the manv styles introduced in
our latest trimmed millinery displays,
none have been more keenly appre
ciated than the Turbans, Colonials, Tricorns
and other similar forms. Paris has set its seal
of approval on turbans, and the French de
signers have produced such an array of cap
tivating styles that they are readily accepted
as the reason's distinctive fashion. There are
turbans that meet the conservative tasle, and
turbans with a bewitching youthfulness, for
the Mis in her "teens.
There arc simple, practical turbans for
street wear; turbans fr evening; Cossack
turbans of heavy fur. lliudo turbans. Napo
leon turbans. Colonial turbans, and draped
turbans of ma iv materials and all so modest
ly priced that you surely can be suited here.
While we "specially mention turbans as
being favored we should not omit the fact
that' the extremely large shapes are growing
still larger and are quite the vogue
IF you haven't seen those new dresses
you'd better make a special visit to the women's
garment section. The display and the importance
of this en'argment of our ability to clothe you at one
fitting or perhaps without any fitting, gives you an ad
ditional interest in this section of the store.
These dresses are not merely sewed together, they
are triumphs of artistic skill and careful workmanship.
They are made of fine Henrietta cloth, soleil, French
serge and broadcloth as well as taffeta silks and are in
all the beautiful shades of the season.
One-piece silk and worsted dresses, net top, pleat
ed skirts, trimmed with buttons. One-piece dresses
with deep vokes, Gibson pleats, flounced skirts. New
Co-Ed style dresses with garnitures of braids, full
All moderately priced from $10 up.
these funis us
ets and fancy
tiny little tots.
Sc and up
the little ones.
03c for women's
Sl.8'3 ami up for
October Sale Housefurnishings.
Intelligent Price Inducements.
Kxtra qualitv white cedar wash tubs. 69c.
The (.). K. washing machine, easy running
and the best washer. $5.23. '
Large si.e corrugated galvanized coal buck
ets. 2i)c. " .
The lujnter inverted gas burner, a beauti
ful light, and your gas bill cut by half. GDc.
I'.cst smooth sleel stove pipe, joint. Sc.
Fancv zinc stove boards, wood lined, Soc.
Fine "bleached will w clothes baskets, regu
lar family size, ToC.
1250 Travelers' Samples of Silks
25c and 39c Each
These samples, which average a yard in ktigtli. are worth
from 75c to $2.00 . a yard some are less n;id -lr.e more
than a vard. some are I ir.ch.es and more '.'') to inches
wide: some arc black, rejircsenting al! the leading weaves;
most of them are in colors, and would be j.i-i the thiug for
Christinas artv bags, fancy work of any kind, trimmings,
full waists, etc. Come here Monday at o'cl -ok, expect
ing to uct 1"'C to T?.00 i'.k values for 2.c and ''.' c. J'.e on
hand .you'll not ha-
a chance like this sum
vi again 2i3C SflCl 39C
Ladies' $1.50 to $2.25 Kid Gloves
at 75c Pair
Monday, at 0 :' a. m., about fio) jiairs la
dies' one and two-clasj) short gloves, all real
French kid stock, in xblack and tan shades
mostly gloves that have been returned to
the manufacturer on account of slight im
perfections, neatly repaired by them and sold
to us at a price that enables us to offer -4: 1
and .2.'.'r glove values, in all sizes, at T.c pr.
First c .me, first served 73c a pair great
Fall Opening Sale of Draperies and Lace Curtains
The season has arrived for making the home beautiful and
attractive for the long winter evenings, not far away.
To do this requires the selection of
the right lace curtain-, er-;lraperies
and door hangings, iu harmonious col
orings for the 'different rooms. All this
can be accomplished at a moderate
cost bv choosing from the carefully
selected stock of draperies and lace
curtains which wc are showing.
Imported lace curtains in Saxony
and Swiss P.russels, Irish Point Face.
Arabian. Soiuache. Fffet. Filet and
French Ftamines. ail built on best F.ng
lisb bohbinet or French cable nets,
finished bv the highest class of work
manship and modestlv priced ranging
in rrirc. per l:iir, $-2.0, $35.00,
27 OO. 23.75. sM7.r.O, $11.30
$8.3 5, $7.00 and $5.23.
Cable and net novelty
manufactured from the best
ished with lock stitched ed
in white, ivorv, two-tone
colors: :!-vard length. er i;ur. 37.30,
$5.9S. S-1.4S, $3.75, 2.63, $1.4S
Sash nets, madras, grenadines and
Swiss vard goods, in a great profusion
of patterns, widths and colorings so
popular for sill and half sash curtains
and thev must no
5 Ic, .4fJc. 33c
es : ci line
seen to l e appre-
pcr vard. 7.?c, G2c.
29c,' ISc, 13c, 12c
I.ight weight door hangings are
more popular than ever and they in
clude the. -Aurora clothes, in plain and
figured, French cretes and Scotch mad
ras in colors, ranging from ;" to
rrj-inch widths, priced per vard. $t.G2,
$1.3S, $1.25, 07c, S5c, 73c and 5-ic.
Heavier door hangings are shown in
Marsil silk, Frou Frou, Reversibks and
SI :kii weaves, fini.lied with borders,
eo-d e-lge. on fancy braid; in a superb
lin of coloritvs and conibinntions ;
lricr-.l p,r naiV. $20.00, $11.50,
$3.25, $0.33 and S3.00.
C'ouch covers for the window and
hall seat, the den. library or living
room, in rich Oriental and Turkish col
orings, design and pattern; widths
from -V to ;! inches and regulation
length, and finished plain, fringed or
corded : price S7.50, $fS.75, $5.62,
Sirs, $1.00. $3.75, $3.09, $2.-13,
$1.23 and $1.12.
Table runners and covers for library,
living room and den. -sizes S-1 and ".'.".v
Jo. priced S-1.0S, $2.1S, $1.S7, $1.75
Silks for ovcrdrapcries mantel and
piano drapes; figured, plain and bor
dered, including such weaves as Shikii.
Corean and Florentine priced per
vanl. 51.25, $1-12, 02c, 83c, GSc
Three Carloads of New Furniture, Carpets, Rugs,"
Mattings, Linoleums, to Hand in Our Furniture and Carpet Dept.
Sectional Hook Cases, Library Ta
hies. Great Comfort Chairs, Musi
Cabinets, Writing Desks. Old Mission
designs in Foot Rests, Seats. Tabotir
citcs. and scores of various little oddi
ties which you should have, waiting
your selection to make home more
comfortable and attractive.
Xew solid oak dining room furni
ture, in Fariy F.ngii-ii and golden;
vcrv handsome pieces in French Colo
nial, and Mission de-ins i'ufiets,
$33.00 to SIV.OO; China Closets,
S3?. .50 to $1S.50; Dinin
O to $1.75.
of bel room furniture
lies, in t'ircas.-ian wal-
of uuiiMial va
nut, biul's-eve maple and oak
and Princess dressers, both
-o. il i.iial
and dull finish ; a Avide
signs from which to
l-Iarly Fngiisli library tables. "C to
IS inches long; sqt:are. massie de-sii-ns.
with, drawer, shelves and cabi
nets. 521.50 to $1.75.
Xew Misison pieces for den or li
brary or hall, in attractive Farly Fng
lish three-jiiece suits, chair, rocker
ami settee saddle and leather seats
Chairs. $3.50 to $-1.50.
Rockers. SfJ.OO to $1.75.
Settees. $15.00 to $7.25.
Xapoicon and. -f-post beds.
woods, to match dressers, $10.00 to
iking sets and ta
and. match holders,
' drawers and cabi-
bl'.s; cigar. jij)
ash pan, etc.,
nets. $;.0' to 5f .':i3.
Shirt W aist, Skirt and utility boxes,
covered with fine Japanese matting;
'li-inch boxes, brass-trimmed; special
at $2 13. -Ij-inch boxes for this sale,
Rugs and carpets, thousands of
vanF of carpets from the best Royal
W ilton made in this country, at V';.!"
per ard. to t;.e lirussels carpet at .V'c
er vard. and the best e .tra su;er all
woo! carpels, ingrains, down to hemp
carpet, at 30c yard.
Hundreds of new rugs, representing
the ch' ice patterns from the leading
makers of ike world. Whit tali's Anglo-
Pe-i:;u and Anglo-Indian rugs,
recognized as the best in quality, with
artistic de-igns. of un usual "bcautv, !'.;
1 feel. $53.30 to $15.00.
Royal Wilton rugs, P.agdads. Sava
lans and Ron al W'orccsters, new ie
signs. i.xP feet. $10.00 to $31.50.
X'elvet rugs in Smith's and San
ford's bet designs, xl3 feet, $22.00
lirussels rugs in a wide range of
new patterns. Jxl2 feet, $17.50 to
Four Ni.?ht Affair Under Aus
pices of the First Swedish
HELD AT THE TURNER HALL
Decorations to Consist ;f lroIlU"t:.
of the l'iirni I'l'drauis Are
The finance committee of tile Firt
Swedish Lutheran church has arranscvl
lor a narvesi. irtiivai to ul' given c.t
Turner liall hegianin Tuesday even-
aj?, Oct. ltt, and continuing four even-
inss. Several bootns and stands w-.II
be erected where various articles may
purchased. The hall will he dec
orated with products from the country.
A good program lias been ainurrcJ
ior o;ic;i even in.
SfitHinl 1ii:si. :( (Vulriil.
Proffssor Kot.'I1)J""s sjiecial niusie.il
prograai at the Central Presbyterian
church tomorrow morning will coi'si.-it
of three numbers: "RoniaiKo Sans Pn
roh s" (Wollenhaunt). "Ke!d niiuaeir"
(T :sel.;;ir) and "Spring Son" (Mc:i
dilsHoluu. In the even ins, assisted !y
Miss Florence Knight, he will render
the followip;' selections; "Nocturne"
(Chopin). "Pruuineri" (Shunian), and
'"Hoe'izc'it JNlarth" (Mendelssohn).
mIoic Than Thousand Delegates At-
tend Initial Sessiins" Today
ILLINOIS THEATER BUILDING.
Snow im Panhandle.
Kl Pasr-o. Texas. ' Oct. 9 Snow 3
falling generally in the Texas "Panhan
dle, the earliest fall in the history of
rl-at seclian. Four inches of snow la
J reported from Dalhart.
wiiwit;zjfiyaTir 'J. -" Jl
TKe only higK-cls$
Baking Powder told at
Peoria, 111., Oct. 9. More than a
thousand delegates are attending the
Illinois state conference of charities
and corrections, which opened today
for a four days' session.
Charh-s F. F. Campbell of Cambridge,
Mass., i.s the foremost speaker of the
conference. Mr. Campbell in the son
of Sir Francis Campbell of England,
the blind educator, and is superintend
ent of the industrial department, Mas
sachusetts commission for the blind,
and vice president of the national so
ciety for workers among the blind.
Ilis address will be on the subject,
"Occupation for the Blind' i
D. James Stewart, medical super
visor of the St. Louis public schools,
will discuss the subject of medical su
pervision in schools. Professor James
ri. Tufts of the University of Chicago
ppeik on "Ho;!;-i:ig of the Pco-
ir.cl'.icie Dr. George W. Jones, superiii
ti'iuicnt of the Mho.'l for the blind at
.ackf'i;ivi;ie. a'.'d Rev. Albert J. Siied
liicn, ch.iplpin of the Illinois state pen
it em iary.
Dr. J. Y. IVttit. medical director of
the 0;tawu tint cclouy. -wili discuss
"The Kccr.oniics of Tuberculosis." Dr.
William A. Wilder, jiroressor of eph- j Trains Meet in Fog.
Ihalmolosy of the Rush Medical col- ' AI oona. Pa.. Oct. !. Two trains on
lere. Chicago, will speak on "The Pre- the Central Railroad of New Jersey
veinion or nineine.-f;. Other sneaker.- collided he:id on at Si. ulned. I'a.. taisi
Roth ciik in-
morning in a heavy fog.
cer.s were Killed.
Want Peary in France.
Paris, Oct. !i. The uni ver..:!y .f
Fram-e and the Geographical " ' '
have decided to invite Conn lan i' i"
Peary to lecture in Paris en hi; At'.
tie trip after he has made hif
pearance in I.ndon.
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