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TIE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
TITSSDAY, NOVEMBER -23, 1909.
DON'T PHASE 'EM
Burglar Removes Lead Pipo
from Residence of W. H.
fTWENTY-THIRD STREET JOB
When Family Leaves IIou.se Thief
: Takes Possession Discovery
' Made Today.
The burglar in Rock Island la a gen
tleman -who is always on the jump in
looking out for his own material in
terests and the speed and safety with
which he nulls off his stunts (some-
times) would lead one to bolleve that
fhis position in life is a very easy one
In fact a lead pipe cinch.
Mr. and Mrs. TV. H. Schroeder are
of this opinion. Saturday afternoon
they moved out of their residence at
530 Twenty-third street to their fruit
farm south of the city.
j Takes AH In Sight.
i This morning when Mr. Schroeder
i returned to look over the vacated
property he found that all the lead
pipe leading into the bath room and
i kitchen had been stolen.
The matter was reported to the po
ilice but they have no clue as yet.
UlEW FIRE IN, LOWER
LEVEL OF CHERRY MINE
MAY STOP RESCUE DAYS
(Continued from Page One.)
ly nailed and tied about the handles
of the miners' picks. These the men
turned by hand, standing close to
them to grasp any oxygen stirred by
their movement. Close by the fans
the largest groups of dead were found.
That they retained their faculties
many days before they succumbed was
obvious but physicians declared un
On the dining table
Every day there are
Many good things
Tells how in the
"Tid Bits Made
In every other package.
With cream or fruit
Is a delightful food
"The Memory Lingers."
hesitatingly that every man died with
in at least 48 hours.
Explorers Are Hopeful.
Robert McFadden and Barney
Dougherty penetrated 120 feet into the
third vein, but found no dead nor no
living men. Both are confident the
majority of the 150 miners imprisoned
in this vein are barricaded in "pock
ets" alivet There are two closed doors
between the shafts, insuring thorough
circulation of air through the shaft.
McFadden said, "They probably
couldn't hear us coming down, but
they will feel that fresh air and know
that we are coming."
R, M. Hill of Spring- Valley has been
appointed superintendent in charge of
the rescue work and rehabilitation of
Tbreatenlag weather, vrith probably
hoirrn tonight or Wedneadan warm
er the minimnm temperature tonight
will be about the freeclns point.
Temperature at 7 a. m., 22j maximum
It 24 hours, 34; minimum, 21. Precipita
tion In 24 hours, .13 inches. Wind ve
locity at 7 a. m 8 miles. Relative hu
midity, last evenlna; 82, this moraine 00.
Stage Change Pre
fect, feet. clp.
St. Paul 4.5 0.1 .10
Prairie da Chien... 7.4 0.2 .16
Dubuque 7.7 0.4 .20
LeClaire 3.7 0.1 .20
Davenport 6.0 0.4 .13"
Slowly rising stages of the Missis
sippi river will continue from below
Dubuque to Muscatine.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Observer.
Nov. 23 In American History.
1504 Franklin Pierce, fourteenth pres
ident of the United States, born;
1814 EI bridge Gerry, statesman, one
of the "signers," died; born 1744.
1810 Charlotte Cushmau, tragic ac
tress, born; died 1S76.
1505 Maurice Frederick De Haas, not
ed marine artist, died; born 1S32.
1907 Professor Asaph Hall, well known
astronomer, died; born 1S29.
Sun sets 4:33, rises G:54; moon sets
3.22 a. in.; 8 p. in., planets Venus and
Uranus in conjunction; J:43 p. m., east
ern time, moon in conjunction with
Saturn, passing from west to east of
the pin net. 1M degrees south thereof.
IN THE CHURCHES
Central Presbyterian. Prayer serv
ice Wednesday evening at 7:30 fol
lowed by a meeting of the officers and
teachers of the Sunday school at S:15.
Wednesday the ladies of the church
will hold their annual all-day Thanks
giving sale of pies, cakes, puddings,
etc., at the Thomas drug store.
The Women's Home and Foreign
Missionary society will meet Friday
afternoon at 3 o'clock with Mrs. T. F.
Burke, 725 Nineteenth street.
The Young People's Social league
will hold a sale of fancy articles Sat
urday afternoon and evening in the
old Young & McCombs store. Supper
will also be served.
Springfield for Sane Fourth.
Springfield, 111.. Nov. 23. The city
council last night went on record for a
"safe and sane" Fourth of July. Reso
lutions declaring against the use it
dangerous explosives and firearms
were adopted and a committee was ap
pointed to confer with dealers in fire
works to obtain their cooperation.
in Two Lots only
Skirts worth up to $7.50, now
all priced at only
All skirts worth up to $10 and $12
now in lot marked
All sizes, all patterns, all styles, all new
we must clear them out we must close up
our business within a few weeks.
Dress Goods Selling
Again you are offered tremendous bargains
dress goods 1 Va yards wide fine quality
beautiful patterns now priced at 21 cents a
yard and up. . ' '
YOUNG WIFE DIES
Mrs. George W. Battles Passes
Away This Afternoon at Her
Home on Second Avenue.
AILING SEVERAL MONTHS
Taken 111 While on a Visit to Her
Sister in South Death of
Mrs. Julia Anna Battles, wife of
George W. Battles, died this afternoon
at 1 o'clock at her home, 1011 Second
avenue. Mrs. Battles had been ailing
several months. While visiting at the
home of her sister, Mrs. W. D. Reimers,
in Ora, Miss., in February, she became
ill and never reeovered fully her
strength. She was brought to her
home in this city Oct. 16, and had
been confined since that time. The
cause of death was a complication of
Deceased, whose maiden name was
Julia Hartman, was born at Belleville,
111., in 1878, and came to Rock Island
with her parents when she was 3 years
of age. Since that time this city had
been her home. She received her edu
cation in the local public and high
schools. Jan. 1, 1902, George W. Bat
tles and Miss Hartman were united in
marriage, and one child, a son, Wil
liam, was born of this union. Mrs.
Battles was an active member of the
First Methodist church.
Besides her husband and son, Mrs.
Battles is survived by her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Hartman of this
city; a brother, H. F. Hartman, Des
Moines, Iowa, and a sister, Mrs. W. D.
Reimers of Ora, Miss.
Clarence Pratt passed away last
evening at 9:15 at the home of his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Pratt,
1120 Fourteenth-and-a-half street. He
had been ill since last Thursday.
Death was caused by heart failure.
Deceased was born in this city on
Nov. 20, 1873, and had just reached his
?fith year last Friday.. He was edu
cated in the public schools of this city
and for the past 12 years he had
worked as a clerk. He was a member
of Camp 309, Modern Woodmen f
America. He is survived by his par
ents, four sisters, Mrs. Carrie Pass?g
and Miss Hattie Pratt. Rock Island;
Mrs. Anna Hofer, Taylor Ridge, and
Mrs. May Wakeman, Duluth, Minn ,
and four brothers, George E.
Pratt, Duluth, and William, Allen and
Charles Pratt, Rock Island.
Mr. Sarah Itlrh.
Mrs. Sara Rich died yesterday after
noon at 2:45 after an illness of 10
weeks of a complication of diseases.
She was born in Russia in July, lSGi,
and came to this country eight years
ago to make her home in Rock Island.
She is survived by her husband, S.
Rich, and five children, Mrs. Frieda
Ziffren, Chicago; Charles, Mary, Harry
and Meyer at home. The funeral was
held this morning at 10 o'clock from
the home, 2310 Fourth avenue. Rabbi
Goldman of Israel church conducted
the services. Burial took place at the
Jewish cemetery in Davenport.
Charles McKillip died at his home
in Buffalo Prairie Friday, aged aboit
20. Tuberculosis, with which he had
suffered for months, was the fatal ail
ment. The funeral was held Sunday
afternoon from the Methodist church
at Illinois City, in charge of Rev. Mr.
We cannot make this statement too strong WE ARE
GOING OUT OF BUSINESS SOON WE MUST SELL THIS
MANUFACTURERS STOCK OF FINE SUITS, SKIRTS AND
COATS. These genuine bargains beckon wise buyers to come,
to take advantage of the great savings offered here at this man
ufacturers SALE. This sale will not last much longer. Why not
come in tomorrow and get that new Suit or Coat for Thanks
giving. Read the list of attractively priced Suits, Skirts and
Coats here today.
OPEN EVERY EVENING.
A Great Speeial for Tomorrow
Sixteen Suits from our workrooms, made to sell at $20,
$22.50 and $25. These are the colors tope, fancy stripes,
blue and black broadcloths, gray homespun, black and blue
serges long coat effects, pleated skirts and all made and tail
ored right up to the minute.
Stylish and tremendous bargains at this
astoundingly low price
Russell, and interment was in Essex
Mm.' Br-ulah Plnrkley.
The funeral of Mrs. Beulah Pinckley
of Milan was held at 10 o'clock yes
terday morning from the Methodist
church at Milan. Dr. Stevens, pastor
of the church at Milan, and Rev. R. B.
Williams, pastor of the First Methodist
church of this city, conducted the
services. Burial was in Chippiannock
THE MOANING WIND.
The wind is moaning through the
Sweet summer's flown;
No longer liquid melodies
Are spilled upon the scented breeze
The leaves are blown
In little heaps beside the wall,
The sun is shedding slanting beams;
The wind moans through the trees,
That I can do or so it seems
Is let it moan.
"Chap-o-lene" for chaps.
Kerler & Co. weave rugs.
Buy a home of Reidy BroB.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Plenty of turkeys at Coleman's.
For bus and express. Spencer Sc. Tref s.
Are you going roller skating Thurs
day? Oysters and celery at Schroeder
Try Horton's homemade mince meat.
Free sewing machine has arrived at
the Mill store.
Read our ad, page 6. Beal Tailor
See prices on linens at Horblit's de
The Steindel Trio tonight at Illinois
theater. Tickets $1.
All kinds of fresh dressed poultry
at Schroeder Bros.
A musical treat for music lovers h.1
Illinois theater tonight.
Try Baker's laundry for fine work.
Old phone 237; new 5344. j
Pictures and artistic picture framing
to order. L. S. McCabe & Co.
Let William Johnson do your tin and
furnace work. 1316 Third avenue.
Call LaVanway, telephone 247, for
carpet, rug cleaning and rug making.
Don't forget to stop at Schroeder
Bros, for your Thanksgiving poultry.
Fresh dressed turkeys, geese, ducks
and chickens at II. Tremann's Sons.
Remember the annual turkey con
test at tho roller rink tomorrow night.
Violets, roses, carnations and chrys
anthemums at Hensley's flower store.
H. T. Siemon wants your tin and
furnace work. 1526-1528 Fourth ave
nue. A few hundred baskets of eating
pears 12 cents. Horblit's department
Music in Young & McCombs' cafe
every evening except Sunday 6 to S
Absolutely the best sewing machine
made, the Free. For sale only at the
A special price on fresh mixed nuts,
12 cents per pound. Horblit's de
All kinds of fruits and good things
for your Thanksgiving dinner at Hor
ton's, 1103 Fifteenth street.
Write Chan-o-lene on your shopping
list and accept no substitute. Your
druggist has it or can get it for you.
Try Horton's grocery for
Other lots of fine broadcloths, guaranteed satin lined, fin
est workmanship worth up to $37.50, now priced, at $13.89,
$15.98 and $17.89. .
"Joyous Thanksgiving Day'5
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It's a day to be proud of. It's the day when
you should feel and look your best.
You can attend to your mental enjoyment,
but we'll attend to your outward appearance,
and you can rest assured it will be right if you
allow us to garb you in one of our swell new
Thanksgiving suits or overcoats, very swagger
and cleverly styled. Values are phenomenal,
as the prices are within reach of all.
1724 Second Avenue
Broadway, Central, and United Pres
byterian, the First Baptist, First Meth
odist, and Memorial Christian churches
will hold a union Thanksgiving service
at 10:30 next Thursday morning at
Memorial Christian church. The offer
ing will be for the benefit of the Asso
ciated Charities to assist in Its work of
giving relief to the needy poor of the
city. Following is to be the program
of the union service:
Prelude, Prayer; Lemmens Frank
Anthem, "Jubilate Deo;" Schilling
Choir. Reading President's Proclamation
Rev. Marion Humphreys.
Song: Choir and congregation.
Scripture Reading Rev. John Leyda
Prayer Rev. R. B. Williams, D. D.
Anthem. "Ye Shall Dwell In the
Land;" Stainer Choir.
Sermon, "The Gifts of God's Love"
Rev. H. W. Reed, Ph. D.
Thanksgiving supplies. All orders
given careful attention. Both phoroa.
For good wines and liquors go to II.
Riegel & Co.'s up-to-date liquor store,
2104 Third avenue. Open evenings.
For a good, wholesome, cheap break
fast, always buy Mrs. Austin's pancake
flour. Your grocer has a fresh supply.
Prices of all living increased, the
only exception, Mrs. Austin's pancake
flour. Same old price at all best gro
cers. A full line of fresh vegetables, Mich
igan celery and Seal-ship oysters.
Horblit's department store, 1615-1C17
Buy your Thanksgiving puddings,
cakes, pies and cookies from the ladies
of the Central church at Thomas' drig
store all day tomorrow.
Buy your Thanksgiving pudding.;,
cakes, pies and cookies from the ladies
of the Central church at Thomas' drug
store all day tomorrow.
Many thanks to all for the pros
ecKon w ise w omen
Rock Island, 111.
The Thanksgiving Offering Re
marks by Rev. W. S. Marquis, D. D.
Song Choir and congregation.
Benediction Rev. E. T. McFarland.
Postlude, "Triumphal March;" Silas
Following is the order of the union
Thanksgiving day services, 10:30 'a.
m.. at spencer wcmonai aiumouiai
Reading President's Proclamation
Rev. F. E. Shult.
Prayer Miss Eva Ludgate.
Scripture Lesson Rev. W. G. Ogle
vee. Anthem, "God So Loved the World"
Sermon, "The Joy of Thanksgiving"
Rev. D.'ll. Leland.
Solo Miss Grace Russell.
Offering for Associated Charities.
perity we have enjoyed during the
past year. Beal Tailoring company,
Illinois theater building.
Attend the dance given by the Iron
Molders' union, No. 230, at Industrial
hall Wednesday evening, Nov. 24. Ad
mission CO cents. Ladies free.
Attend the Afternoon club dance at
Armory hall. Rock Island, Thanksgiv
ing afternoon, given by the Afternoon
The ladles of the Central church
will hold an annual Thanksgiving sale
of pies, puddings, doughnuts, etc., at
the Thomas drug store all day Wed
nesday. Cbap-olene relieves chaps, soothes
and heals tender, irritated, sore skin;
makes the skin soft, smooth and
white. Price 25 cents at all drug and
Sepia photos. The beautiful brown
finish are now the same price as the
general finish large size, latest style
cards $2.50 and $3 per dozen; 1S074
Second avenue. Kerr
Are you going to wear that old last year's
coat on Thanksgiving day? Are you going to
see all your friends with fine new clothes
while you are feeling bad about that old coat?
Why not come down here tomorrow and
get one of these manufacturers coats we
are manufacturers we have about 87 coats,
some of black chiffon broadcloth, full satin
lined, others with pleated skirt effects, others
of a high quality broadcloth all sizes and all
are 54 inches. long. Perfect coats and just
the style now they are great bargains and
are worth up to as high as $35 but at our
manufacturers prices they are in five lots
3.98, 5.39, 7.89, 11.98, 13.89
Can you afford to be without a fine coat
when we place such prices on them? No you
cannot come in tomorrow and see them.
ONE DAY MORE
Of Our Special Fur Rale.
The manufacturer we have with us
for two days has decided to give ua
another day's sale. His success with
us has been phenomenal. Thousands
of dollars' worth of fur sold, and as
there are bo many prospects for a
greater business, he has granted us
one more day of the greatest fur sale
Rock Island has ever had. Time: Wed
nesday, Nov. 24. Place: Young & Mo
Combs', the most popular department
Mrs. Stetson Quits Church.
New York, Nov. 23. Mrs. Augusta
E. Stetson, who has been living in se
clusion since her excommunication re
cently by the mother church of th-
Christian Scientists In Boston, an
nounced last night that she has re
signed from the membership of the
First Church of Christ, Scientist, New
York, of which she formerly was flint
Many school children suffer from
constipation, which is often the cause
of seeming stupidity at lessons. Cham
berlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets
are an ideal medicine to give a child,
for they are mild and gentle in their
effect, and will cure even chronic con
stipation. Sold by all druggists.
All the news all the time THE
Pure in the
1517 2nd Ave.1