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TME ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
IN A QUARREL
Greek Employe of the Steel
v Mill Tries to Shoot Fellow
j THEIR FRIENDS INTERFERE
Police Are Called and Long Chase
'i Results Before Would Be As
1 sailant Is Arrested.
Steve Todltz, a Greek employe of
1 the steel mill on Sylvan lBland, went
gunning thi3 morning with a revolver
1 of 44 caliber for a companion named
J George Camitz, and had it not been
i for the Interference of some of the
friends of the two men there might
. have been a murder committed.
: The principals In the affair live In
a lodging house on Forty-fifth street
between First and Second avenues,
and a number of their fellow country-
men also live there. Todltz and Ca-
mltz have had bad blood between
I them for some time, and matters came
to a climax this morning about 7
( o'clock when they almost came to
! blows. Todltz secured a revolver.
! which had the appearance of being a
s small cannon, and he took after Ca-
j The friends of Camitz took a hand
; In the row about this time and took
j the revqlver away from the angry
; man. but the latter was still deter-
: mined to make trouble, and the police
1 were summoned. Officer Dennis Ben-
j nett went to the scene and Todltz took
j to his heel with the officer after him.
: The Greek fled to Moline and eluded
i the officer after an hour's chase
Call for Ilia Honey.
It was learned, however, that the
: steel works was to pay him off today,
and the officials there were requested
j'.to let the police know when Todltz
.arrived for his money. They did so,
and the police pressed an automobile
; into service and made a hurried trip
i to the steel mill and arrested him be-
t fore he could get away. He was
brought to the police station and lock
i ed up pending further developments In
the case. When searched It was found
: that he had an open knife In his shirt
:. pocket which he probably lntendod to
; use upon Camitz when the revolver
! was taken away from him.
: OTHERS MAY HAVE CHANCE
: Local Men Irav Higher Numbers in
Land Lottery at Aberdeen.
. A number of others from this vicin
ity registered for the land drawing rt
Aberdeen, S. D., drew numbers yes
terday between 10,000 and 20,000 en-
titilns them to a chance at any farms
, tbat it 3 not proved up In lawful man
ner by those who drew lower numbers.
V. II. Jamison. Moline.
Peter De Clerk, Moline,
II. B. Corbln, Watertown.
F. A. HHlo, Erie.
Ca.l 11. Schneider, Orion.
Humphrey Campbell, Rto.
F. B. Hamlin, Erie.
the 1905 act, which permits recovery
of full amount of damages.
Generally fair weather
Temperature at 1 a, hi 52 j maximum
la 24 hoars, 62; minimum, 52. Precip
itation in 34 koan, trace. Wind -veloc
ity at 7 a, at, 8 mllea. Relative hnmld
ity, lat night 61, tbia moraine BO.
Stage Change Pre
St. Paul 3.3
Red Wing 1.9
Reed's Landing ... 1.8
La Crosse ...
Prairie du Chlen . . 3.0
Le Claire 1.2
Davenport ... .... 2.6
Nearly stationary stages will
tlnue in the Mississippi river from be
low Dubuque to Muscatine.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Observer.
Oct. 30 In American History.
1735 John Adams, second president of
the United States, born; died 1826.
1829 Roscoe Conkllng. Republican
statesman of the civil war era
born; died 1888.
1862 Ormsbv MacKnigbt Mltcnel. as
tronomer and soldier, died at Bean-
fort, S. C; born in Kentucky 1S09.
General Mitchel established at Cln
cinnatl the first large observatory
built In the United States.
1S67 Governor John A. Andrew of
Massachusetts, known as the "war
governor," died; born 1818.
18S1 Supposed date of the death of
De Long, the arctic explorer. In
Siberia; the last entry In his diary
was Oct. 80.
1S91 General Truman Seymour, a vet
eran of the Mexican and civil wars
died; bom 1S24.
J904 The l"0th anniversary of Colum
bia university celebrated in New
1008 John "Wallace ITuteblnson. last
of the once famous "Hutchinson
family" of singers, died at Lynn,
Mass.; born 1821.
Sun sets '4:55. rise? 0:25; moon rises
6:24 p. m.; planet Mercury visible;
sun's declination 13 degrees 49 mlnateJ
south of celestial equator.
The socks I darn for thee, dear heart,
Mew quite a pile of work to me;
I count them over, every one apart.
Thy hosiery, thy hosiery.
Each sock a mate, two mates a pair,
To clothe thy feet In storm and cold;
count each sock unto the end, and
I've skipped a hole.
Oh carelessness, thla thy reproof.
See how It looms across my sole,
grind my teeth, and then in very
I darn that hole, sweetheart, I darn
VETERAN EDUCATOR DEAD
F. 31. Witter Wan Principal of Musca
tine Schools for 30 Year.
Muscatine, Oct. SO. F. M. Witter, for
nearly 30 years principal of the city
; schools, for sovea years eounty su-
; perlntendentt former president of the
State Teachers' association, and one
of the best known and universally be
loved citizens of Muscatine, died at
;hls home at Diloxl, Mlaa,, yesterday,
..'His wife, who was visiting In Musca-
', tlno, was summoned to his bedside
and left for Blloxl Wednesday night
Mr, Witter was born. In Indiana In
1SS9, come to Iowa early in life and
graduated from the state university,
'. He was principal of a school In Daven.
' port ia the early AO's, and was appoint-
led principal of the Muscatine schools
RIOT DAMAGES AWARDED
Jury Renders Verdict Against Spring-
(tela for Furniture Destroyed,
Springfield, I1J., Oct, 30, Mattie
'Walker, colored, whose household
, furniture was burned by the mob
j during the Springfield race riot,
(August, 1908, was awarded a verdict
jef $2(T against the city in the cir
cuit court yesterday, It was the first
. Verdict for damages against the city
Jen claims growing out of the riot,
. i City officials believe the verdict J3
fa victory for the city, as the Jury
! found the city guilty under the 18 8 7
j3tatate, whioh allows recovery of
I three-fourths damage, and not under
The Best Place in
E A T
. t !
"Chap-dene" for chaps.
Korler ft Co. weave ruga.
Buy a hqme of Reldy Bros.
Tri-Clty Towel Supply company.
For bus and express, Spencer & Trefx.
Try Baker's laundry for fine work.
Old phone 287.; new 5344,
Music In Young ft MeCombs cafe
every evening 6 to 8 o'clock.
Ton always get full value In Lewis'
Single Binder straight K cent cigar.
Plenty of fresh dairy butter at J. C.
Scheuermann's, 1600 Twelfth street.
Call LaVanway, telephone 247, for
carpet, rug cleaning and rug making.
Let Krell ft Johnson do your tin
and furnace work. 1318 Third avenue.
H. T, Sleajon wants your tin and
furnace work. 1328-1528 Fourth ave
Barr'a bon-bons and chocolates 29
oents a pound at Thomas Drug com
pany tonight and tomorrow.
Call old phone 492-Y for pure arte
sian water from Woodmen well. H. F.
Lamp, 1329 Second avenue,
Special Saturday and Sunday:
Barr's bon-bons and choeolatea only
29 cents per pound at the Thomas
Attend the firBt dancing party given
by the Industrial club, at Industrial
Home hall, Saturday evening, Oct,
30, Gents 50 cents, ladies free.
No one would have thought of t
but McCabe's, Those fashionable.
beautiful beaver hats all down to $5
for Monday. One day only 95 at Mo-
Chap-o-lene, the "non-sticky" lo
tion relieves chapping at once;
soothes and heals tender, irritated
sore skin; makes the skin soft and
white. Sold by Thomas drug store,
Epicures take notice: Vantine's cel
ebrated teas and coffee specials for
Monday and Tuesday, McCabe's. Ten
trading stamps with eaoh half pound
of tea and ten stamps with each pound
The Rock Island Plow company is
rushed with work and next week sev
eral of the departments are to be
placed on a 12-hour basis instead of
16 hours, the regular time, as a
means of catching up with orders.
Every housekeeper should use
Cbap-o-lene, the "non sticky lotion,
after washing dishes, windows, scrub
bing floors, etc. It prevents chapping
and keeps the ekin smooth and white.
Accept no substitute. Sold by Thom
as drug store.
" Jtyr sals by Bock Isjaai Hardware
Cetnp3cy, Jli and Eileb.
CROKER IS MOT SO SPRY
Comes Back to America He
Merely to Spend Winter.
New York, Oct. 30 Less spry than
Vantine's celebrated coffee and teas
are now sold from our confectionery
department. Eight different brands
of high-class tea and the purest and
best coffee In the world. If you want
to drink the most delicious flavored
teas and coffee, use Vantine's.
None more delicious. Once a Van
tine customer you could not be in
duced to change.
TH 1 RD AVBNUE; fv
"S. & H." Green Trading Stamps Free on Every Cash Purchase.
Holiday Silk Hosiery
This unstinted stock of exquIsSi
styles is ready for your inspection,
and we feel convinced that aa exam,
nation means a purchase.
These elaborate patterns are com
posed of plain black and colored silk
with silk or lislo feet and garter-tops,
tlack with black and colored embroid
THIS BIG EARTH is said to run
" a mile' every three seconds
without a sound, but what a mighty
noise and clanging comes from the
The faculty of men or stores to
be actively quiet or quietly ac
tive, whichever way you may
choose to say it is the greatest
test of power.
In all cases, men, machinery and
stores, the larger the operating ca
pacity the more perfect must be the
adjustment of Its parts.
There is actually more dollars
worth of merchandise coming Into
and going out of this McCabe store
daily than from any other store
within many miles of Rock Island,
and this is accomplished with lees
noise and ruction than from stores
of not one-fourth the magnitude.
The volume of business transacted
here from week to week is con
stantly on the Increase and our
greatest ambition is to continue to
serve our patrons so well that we
shall more and more merit this
splendid evidence of public con
A remarkably clever collection of
smart models that correctly inter
prets the accepted lines of fashion
Showing the added Ideal touch of
Individuality which always charac
terize the McCabe hats.
The large rolling sailors and the
ultra fashionable turbans are seen
here in their various striking mill-'
Have you waited till now? No
one else would have thought of this
but McCabe's. Your pick of all
those choice beautiful black and
colored beaver hats, Monday all
day for ?5.00. This means tho
$6.00 and $6.50 ones, the $7.00.
i.OO and $9.00 ones all, take
pick, Monday only, for $5.00.
else has them, they are as
scarce as ever, that's why we can
make a lot of friends, pick Monday,
any shape, any color
From Many Styles of Wbmen's Worthy
We choose two for special mention. Many more are deserving the honor but the
merits of these two are so obviously apparent that you and we can profit by dwelling
a little while in rehearsing the story of their goodness, their beauty and their charms.
Women's Suits of Lustrous Broadcloth
.Vith long coat, flat collar, artistically braid trimmed also suits of wide wale chevron
)r of unfinished worsteds, long coat semi fitted, button through model, shawl collar, lin
ad with soft satin either style $25.00.
Women's Tailored Suits
Three-quarter coat notch collar, finished with large buttons, full pleated skirts, all colors
sels or Belfast But no matter where it comes from
it shows the snowy lustre of honest flax the dif
ferent from usual tucking, alternate broad and nar-
Most of our customers are too shrewd to over
look such waists as these. They are chic as all
waists should be there was no bungling in the art
that produced them.
Fit easily. Materials, cut, trimmings, putting to
gether, every detail sounds a challenge to the most
Taffeta Silk Waists, front effectively, tucked,
Other great values at $4.50, 5.62 and $3.83.
White Linen Waists. The liaen came from Brus-
row, the general effect, makes these waists remark
able at $1.64. Don't think long enough to let them
Madras Waists, tailored pleats adorn the front,
the back is French, the cuffs are soft, they are neat
and pretty in a prim tailory way wont take long
to send the last one to the wrapping
counter at '. ...
Traveler's Samples of Men's, Women's and
Children's Underwear at 60c on the Dollar
These 1485 samples comprise the lines carried by eight travellers representing one of the
large commission houses in New York, the selling agent for 14 Large Knit Underwear
Mills in the country. Wewerefortunateinsecuringthe.se samples at a figure that en
ables us to offer all kinds of winter underwear at but little above half value, and right at
a time when you want to supply your winter needs.
Ready Monday, November 1st, at 9 o'clock and continuing for the week.
No one e
Our autumn and winter stock of
flannellette night gowns and petti
coats, all prettily trimmed, is now
T night gowns are priced from
50o to $2.25 with especial stress on
some replly handsome ones at S5o
Flannellette petticoats of excell
ent quality, pink and blue, Btrlpe
effects with deep ruffle, scalloped
at bottom 50c.
Other special values at 62c, 75c
Flannellette kimonos, nicely fin
ished with hem and frill, excep
tional value at 680.
Children's flannellette night
gcnB, some plain, some with Bcal
loped ruuio on collar and cuffs, 50o.
75o and 99o.
Children's night drawers, with or
without feet, 50c.
Ladies' vests, pants and corset covers 19c.
Ladles' vests, pants and Union suits, fine cotton
and worsted mixed values in this lot up to 75c 39c.
Ladies' vests, pants and Union suits, fine hand
finished mercerized and cotton and worsted, $1.00
Ladies' vests, pants and Union suits, values up to
Ladles vests, pants and Union suits, values up
to $2.50 51.42.
Ladies' best cashmere Union suits, values up to
$3.50, 2 lot3. $2.12 and $187.
Men's best fleece lined, ribbed fleece and
Merino shirts and drawers, 2 lots here at 39c and
Men's fine natural and colorel Merino flat knit
and Egyptian Maco ribbed shirts and drawers, val
ues up to $1.25, priced at 78c and 68c.
Men's Union suits, shirts and drawers in fine
cashmere and imported Maco cotton, values up to
$2.25, priced at $1.42 and $1.12.
Men's best silk and worsted mixed and cashmere
shirts, drawers and Union suits, values up to $4.00,
priced at $2.12 and $1.87.
Boys', misses and Infants Union suits, shirts, drawers, vests and pants, divided in six big
lots, most of them less than half price, 78c, 68c, 39c, 29c, 19c and
Ye Olde Tyme"
Monday, beginning at 9 o'clock, we
open a demonstration of the new crochet
work. We have secured the services of
Mrs. L. Pflieger
- m&: VI
of Chicago, who will show you the new
crochet stitches, and demonstrate the in
teresting features connected with the old
time knitting and crocheting of Fleisch
er's Yarns. You can't pass an evening
more profitably or interesting, than making an Afghan, slumber robe, infant's jacket,
pair of bootees, or sweater coat. This work is becoming a craze, and you'd better
be among the first to join this class Absolutely no charge. You are .cordially in
vited to come and join this class Every day this week from 9 to 11 a. m. and 2 to 4
p. m. In connection with these lessons we will have a fine display of hand-made Knit
Goods, giving you an idea of what can be done with
TT7 E HAVE said it before. A
woman may appear almost
grotesque in the wrong corset,
while with the right corset proper
ly fitted the beauty of form and
graceful elegance of figure is
brought out to the best advantage.
Every Regis corset gives the
wearer the greatest comfort and
that exquisitely refined appearance
which only wearers of the Regis
can hopo to attain. We could
scarcely overstate the superior
qualities of the Regis corsets, $1.00
to $12.00 and all prices in between.
A full 5-yard silk lacer free with
each Regis Corset sold and fitted
above $1.00 e day, Monday and
A Big Umbrella
With a surplus stock, a low cash
offer and its acceptance make a
short story that means something.
Thursday morning and until Fri
day we offer umbrellas for men,
women and children at cot much
mc re than half their value.
Men's umbrellas, 29-inch stan
dard paragon frames, steel rods,
high-grade stylish handles, each
Women's umbrellas, 2 6 -inch para
gon frames, steel rods, silk twill
and American taffeta silks, with a
variety of pretty handles, each
Children's umbrellas, splendid
qualities for school use, 75c, 2o
Since Mr. J. Frost called the oth
er day many women have been
thinking seriously of what their
new furs should be. If they In
cline to the fashionable kinds and
stylish new models, they'll want to
buy them at this store. If they do,
we can assure them of at least two
facta. They will be absolutely cor
rect In style, and the price will
be lowar here, quality for quality
and certainty ot reliable furs, Uaa
will be found elsewhere.
Do you wish to take the cer
tainties of buying of a dealer vte
does not give you foil protection.
We show elegant Jap mink
shawls as high as $75.00, a4 as
low as $12.80.
Jap mink In smaller pieces ta
many novel shapes, up from $8.73.
Sable squirrel In shawls, throws,
pelerines as well as smaller shapes,
beautiful rich dark fur up freca
Genuine Brook mink scarfs bA
throws, handsomely trimmed wfCh
heads, paws and tails, from $4J4
Many particularly desirable vmn
at $8,715, $9.50 and 12.00.
Blue fox. black lynx. Woe wlt
natural for, red fox, Hudioa lysx
Russia lynx, etc., etc., all wlta
large muffs to match and of the
most dependable quality and style
FURNITURE, CARPETS AND RUGS.
Good Things Follow Each Other in Rapid Succession.
27x60 Inch high grade Axmln
ster Rugs from 2.50 down to
30x60 Inch all wool Smyrna
Rugs, cheap at 2.25, now $1.65.
9x12 Brussels Rugs, fine assort
ment, new patterns, diversity of
styles, down to $9.95.
range from 17.50 to
9x12 Velvet Rugs, Oriental and
floral designs, seamed or seamless,
good patterns, best of colorings,
extra values, 22.00, 19.50 and
9x12 Axmlnster Rugs, silky
high pile goods, rich Oriental de
signs, some florals, 24.75 and
9x12 feet Exquisite Royal Wil
ton Rugs, ' Witt all's, Bigelows and
Savalans, the Best, from the best
mills, high grade rugs for every
house and for every, room in the
house j prices down to 40.00, 35.00
White Enameled Metal Beds
now down to $1.63.
Metal Befo, in white and colors,
scrool fillings, gold ornamented,
3.50, 2.92 and $2.45.
Metal Beds, in Vernis Martin,
with continuous posts, down to
Massive Metal Beds, a wide
range of colors, styles and prices,
12.75 to $4.95.
Colonial Brass Beds, 2-Inch post,
satin finish, down to $13.75.
Extra heavy Brass Beds, in con
tinuous and high posts, satin and
polish finishes, 37.50 to $19.50.
New shipment of round
and square Dining Tables.
Golden Oak and Mission.
Extension Tables, 42-inch tops,
golden oak, down to S4.95.
Round Extension Tables, with
large pedestals, golden oak, ex
tends 6 feet, down to $9.85.
Large Extension Tables, 45 to
48-inch tops, extends 6 to 10 feet,
selected quartered "oak"; -jjlsh fin
ish, 32.50 to $14.75.
Buffets in goldeu oak and mis
sion, 42 to 45-inch tops, silver
drawers, large linen drawers and
double closets, all with French
bevel mirrors, special values,
35.00 to $17.50.
in former years, and disclaiming that
his presence is due to any political
motive or a desire to aid Charles W.
Morse In securing his liberty, Richard
Croker the former Tammany hall
chieftain, arrived in New York yes
terday on the Mauretania.
"I came here simply to pass the
winter in my bungalow at Palm
Beach," said Mr. Croker in response
to, a number of questions asked by
reporters. "It is absurd to say that
I am here to aid Mr. Morse. The
thought never entered my mind.
Neither will I have anything to do
with the political situation. If I
wished to help the democratic party
I would have arrived three weeks
ago and not three days before elec
tion." . : t
Labor Heads to Appeal.
Washington, Oct. 30. Samuel
Gompers, John Mitchell and Frank
Morrison of the American Federation
of Labor, who were sentenced by
Justice Wright to jail terms of 12,
nine and six months respectively for.
contempt in the now famous injunc
tion proceedings of the Bucks Stove
and Range company of St. Ixmls, will
take an appeal to the United States
supreme court, in the event the dis
trict court of appeals sustains the ac
tion of the court which imposed sen
tence upon them. :
Deaths Exceed Ilirths by 2S.2D3 for
Stx Months in France.
Paris, Oct. SO. Vital statistics for
the first six months cf the present
year show aa excess cf deaths ever
births in France cf 28.205. In 1802
the excess of deaths was 10, SOS, and
this growing discrepancy has raised
again a cry of alarm for the future
of the r rench rare,
people of Europe
which la the only
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has
become famous for ita cures of coughs,
colds, croup and influenza. Try it
when in need. It contains no harmful
substance and always gives prompt
relief. Sold by all druggist.
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