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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, FRIDAY", JULY 28, 1911.
SIX INJURED IN
A TRAIN WRECK
Leaves Bails and Goes Over
15 MILES FROM DAVENPORT
Ir. TV. F. Speers of Davenport Badly
Hart but He Attends to Other
Six people are in St. Lake's hos
pital, in Davenport, today as a re
sult of injuries received in a wreck j
Teaterdar at 2 o'clock whan a nas-I
Eenger coach drawn by the south
bound accommodation on the Mon
ticello branch of the Milwaukee left
the track while rounding a curve
near Middle creek bridge and rolled
down a 25-foot embankment. The
wreck occurred about 15 miles out
of Davenport- Dr. W. F. Speers of
Davenport was among the passengers
and was injured in the sp'-ne and
possibly internally. He administer
ed to those on the train who were
Injured before he become cognizant
of the fact that he himself had been
hurt. There were about 15 passen
gers in the coach, nine of whom
were hurt. Two of the accidents are
wanted to cross had to wade.
TAKE TO HOSPITAL.
Those in St. Luke's hospital are
Mrs. Dav!d Lunden and daughter,,
Clara, of Montirello. Iowa, injured!
internally, and the former suffering
from nervous breakdown; John H.
Harndorf, Menlo, Iowa: Mr. and
Mrs. Leon Perkins of. Vermillion,
S. D., badly bruised; J. B. Girdle
stone of Des Moines, injured inter
nally and one whose condition is re-
Word came by telephone that the Points for St. Paul, struck a snag here
tra!n left the track due to a spread j today and sunk In five feet of water,
in the rails. However, pome of the The passengers were not taken oft. It
ST. PAUL SINKS;
ALL ON BOARD
Steamer Goes Down in Five
Feet of Water but Passen
gers Remain Calm.
ACCIDENT NEAR QUINCY
Boat Was on It Way to This City
Where It Was Due Tonight
Quiney, 111., July 2S. The steamboat
St. Paul, carrying 20u passengers from
St. Louis, Quiney and intermediate
We are now getting some
fine Texas Elbertas, the
large yellow free stones
that we can sell at 25c
per basket, no finer eat
ing peach grows.
Michigan blueberries, a
fine large clean fruit at
23c per quart. No waste
and boxes are well filled.
We still have a few of
those 30c sweet pickles in
bottles, which we sell at
15c and 10c. Bottled
chow chow go at 5c, also
some fancy imported oil
sardines which always
sold at 25c and 30c, as
long as they last we sell
them at only 15c per can.
SITTIG & STAMMER,
515 Seventeenth Street
Two ihoues Vst J-, West 59
passengers claim it was a case of
going too fast around the turn. The
wreckaee was cleared away by 6
o'clock this morning and traffic was
is planned to float the boat and pro
ceed to Keokuk for repairs.
The St. Paul left St. Louis Wednes
day and was due here tonight. The of.
ficials of the Streckfus Steamboat line
state that the accident will not delay
the boat more than a day or two. As
reported in the telegram to The Argus,
the boat will be floated and will pro
ceed to Keokuk under Its own steam
Corn Knife Which He Wa Wielding) if possible. At Keokuk it will be haul
ed up on the government ways and
BOY CUTS TENDON
IN HIS RIGHT LEG
Slips From Grasp and Sharp
Edge Roaches Limb.
the bottom will be repaired. Many peo
ple in this city and Davenport have
tickets to St. Paul. Their trip will of
John Kavanaugh, 15-year-old son necessity be delayed several days.
of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kavanaugh, Thus far the line has expressed no in
1415 Thirty-seventh street, met with j 'ention of discontinuing the through
a painful though probably not ser
ious accident yesterday afternoon
while at work on a farm in South
Rock Island. He was cutting corn
with a kaife when in some way it
slipped and struck his left leg. A
tendon in the member was severed.
The boy was removed to his home
and a physician was summoned.
; service to St. Paul, and a local repre
sentative said that it will take a more
serious accident than that which befell
the St. Paul today to force them to
take the boat off the upper river.
low rates are being offered over the
Rock Island Southern.
MRS. IDA HEKKLE.
Mrs. Mary Shaw has gone to Monroe,
Wis., where she was called by the
death of her sister, Mrs. Ida Hefele,
who moved to Monroe last March from
Rock Island. Death occurred Tues
day and burial took place today. Mrs.
Hefele. nee Ida Frost, was born in
Michigan 31 years ago. She resided in
Rock Island for several years previous
to her removal to Wisconsin. She
leaves her husband and three children
in Monroe, and two sisters, Mrs. Sha
ad Mrs. Clara Vizald of Rock Island.
9. ROSS PEARSAtL.
S. Ross Pearsall, who had been ill
with tuberculosis for the past seven ;
years, died yesterday at his home m
Port Byron. He was born Feb. 5, ISSi,
at Port Byron, in the home where his
death occurred, and where he had liv
ed during his life, except three year
spent In Colorado. He leaves beside
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Pear
sail, six sisters, and two brothers.
Mrs. J. H. Gormly of Denver, Mrs.
Clarence Tilbrook of Port Byron, Mrs.
Otto Peterson of Watertown, Mablc,
Ethel and Mary, at home, Robert L.,
and Phillip of Watertown.
AGAIN WE CALL ATTENTION TO
3 Summer coats and dresses
selling at & !4 off
TO HOLD EXCURSION
.FOR BETHANY HOME
Directors of Association Charter
Steamer W. W. for Run to
Muscatine Aug. 5.
DRAINS TOO SMALL
CARS OUT OF COMMISSION
Nineteenth Street Resembles
River During Downpour
Rock Island Southern 1" liable to Give
Electric service on the Rock Island
Southern today has been impossib'e,
due to an accident to the equipment cl
the line somewhere between Rock la-
land and Mathersville. Trouble mn j
have been unable 1o locate the difiie1;!-; One Woman Is Marooned on Curbing
ty in the ir eearc-n, but think tiiat soma
of the wires .have been grounded. A j
steam car hauled one of the coaches
over the line, shortly before noon, gr.- I
ing the first service of the day. s
soon as the trouble is locate'!, it w;il!
on out a matter or minutes tin e
At a meeting of the board of direc
tors of Bethany Home association held
at the Harper House this morning, it
was decided to charter the W. W. and
hr for a bnat rirlA fl nil pyhtgI rn in
Muscatine Saturday, Aug. 5. The steam-1
er will leave Rock Island at 2:30)
o'clock and return about 10:30. The ;
proceeds are to be used as a benefit !
for Bethany Home, and efforts will be
made to secure a large crowd for the
Break9 Into Hardware Store.
M. Kunkel and Sons, 331 W. Secjnd
street. DavenDort. are minus a six-
PEOPLE UNABLE TO CROSS
shooter pistol today, as result of an
'attempted burglary at their hardware!
The window was brokn with
This sale provides the opportunity to buy
high class suits, coats and dresses at a very
lare saving. When you consider the char
acter of the garments as shown in the qual
ity of materials ami styles and the
excellence of the workmanship you will
readily see that these are not ordinary val
ues. Included are models from some p f
our best makers, models sought bv women
who are particular in matters of dress. In
cluded are silk, lingerie, gingham, lawn
and wool dresses, embracing the best stjdes.
All $5.00 dresses now $3.33
All $10.00 dresses now $6.67
All $15.00 dresses now $10.00
All $20.00 dresses now $13.33
Others at like reductions
All "55.00 coats now $2.50
All $10.00 coats now $5.00
All $15.00 coats now $7.50
All $20. coats now $10.00
All $5.00 suits now $2.50
All $7.50 suits now $3.75
All $10.00 suits now $5.00
All $12.50 suits now $6.25
j 1 m
$2 fine imported printed foulards, $1.50
What woman doesn't love these soft, beautiful silks? These come in lively pat
terns and in shades of gray, Alice, navy and golden brown, also bordered foul
ards, in Alice blue. 42 inches wide.
special $1.50 per yard.
$ 39c silk-and-cotton poplins 29c yard
rich, soft quality, usually priced at $2,
35c silk-and-cotton fabrics 25c yard
While Cur She Wanted Sailed
Away From Her.
trie services, may be resumed.
Car Leaves Track.
! One of the large Fourth avenue eari
I left the track at Forty-fourth street cr
Seventh avenue shortly after noon to
day and before its progress could be
'stopped, had run onto one of the boul
I vards, causing a little damage. Thej
During this morning's rain, which In
tidentfclly was worth several millions
of dollars to the farmers of this part
of the country, Nineteenth street look
ed more like a river than a respecta
ble thoroughfare. It was not that the
drains were clogged, for apparently j
tiity were working to tiiir capacity, i
but the fact was they were simply in-1
adequate to carry off the torrents cf
water as fast as it flowed into the
a brick early this morning and the pis :
tol taken. It is thought the burginrj
must have become fnghtenc-d then
Robbed by Negroes.
A man was held up some time laci
night while in the vicinity of ThirO
avenue and Twenty-fouith street, jjy a
couple of negroes, who got away with
his valuables. The police claim thaat
they know nothing of the robbery. It
was reported to the Moliuo depart
car was running at high speed and w.-ia street- At 8everal of the crossings
Ousted by His Own Party.
Two Harbors, Minn., July 2 8.-
tUrown off the track at a place wr.i' ii
was covered with several imbed of wa
ter and gravel.
i between Second and Sixth avenues the! a,,City rera11 t!tion J- lin,
aiuenuau, was ueieaiea by A. 1,.
Tomorrow will be the last day of the big reduction sale
at Emig's Tailoring Establishment.
$5.00 Off the Price
of Every Suit
This sale places before you while they last
your choice of
made to your order for
(I'xtept all fcolid bluet and blacks).
watfr stood a foot deep and thosv who '
wanted across had to wade. J
WOM4X IS A It OO - 111). j
Passengers who desired to board the
Kirn street cars had considerable diffl- j
culty in getting out to the track. One
woman found it impossible. She ha'l i
! to ruu a block to reach the car, but j
j when she got to the east side of Nine-1
j tor-nth street she was stopped by the
torrent of water and she was compell
; ed to stand there within 15 feet of tho
car and watch it proceed on its way af
ter it Lad stopped long enough to pick
up one passenger who had managed to
, reach the track from the opposite side
of the street. Half an hour after the
, rain was over the s'reet was passable
was defeated by A
Johnson, while Charles Esse, presi
dent of the city council, was victor
ious over bis opponent. Both Irwin
and Esse are socialists. Irwin was
recalled by petition of members of
his party. The recall of Esse was
petitioned by the opposition.
The silk gives added beauty, while the cotton
adds weight and makes them less expensive.
A ariety of good odors, 19 inches wide.
For tomorrow we offer a variety of 3i".c to 4Sc
sflk - and -cotton Pompadour novelties in a
choice variety of patterns and colors, 2I J'd-
Oxfords and pumps: large reductions
it It is tho. time of the year when we reduce the prices on all summer footwear in
ti order to close it out and make room for the'early arrival of fall goods. JSav
S inirs are worth while.
Colored folks of Galesburg and
Monmouth will hold an Emancipa
tion celebration and barbecue near
Monmouth Thursday. Aug. 3. En
tertainment for the day has been pro
vided in the nature of music, speak
ing and athletic contests. Special
Breaks Shoulder Under Gotch.
Humboldf, Iowa, July 27. Yusi2
Hassan suffered a broken right shou'i
er yesterday afternoon while wrest
ling Frank Gotch. The Turk wa
thrown heavily to the mat Gotch fail
ing on him with all weight. The acci
dent to Hassan seriously handicap
the champion's training.
Giant Baby Creates Sensation.
Atlanta. Ga., July 2S. Jamed Adol, )i
Coda, aged 2 years and 4 months,
weight 100 pounds, created a 6ensat:on
on the streets of Atlanta as he walk
ed beside his father from a railroil
station to a hotel. The wiant liab;
lives at Mount Airy, Ga. Hi.s mother
is of medium size, while hia fa the.'
weighs 1C0 pounds.
Webster Seeks Culloins Toga
1730 Second Avenue.
Chicago, July 27. Editor of The Ar ididate, to meet the cost of publicatici.
gus: I once more make my appeal ui- I favor the election of delegates to
rect to the neool as a rnflirfat t, r i national conventions by direct, vote at
A BEAUTIFUL VACATION TRIP TO ST. PAUL
- I I- - I I - - -I-' I--
t"nite1 States senator in the primar.es j
f f Arril, 1'j12. TEe cause of popn'ari
rule is prcresing. Six years ago, v.n-i
known. I appealed to the people for j
suri'ort against the candidates of a!
federal machine and a state macniue. ;
! to'j gave me over 2.,'i' votes, rv.,1
!ears later you largely increased that
vote. Last year, confining my effori.-
to my ow n coneressional district, i.
. . ..... . be
lEaiuFi a uniiea mat nine in wnicn iir
ON ELEGANT SIDE WHEEL STEAMER ST. PAUL
Leaves Rock Island July 2Sih and Aug. 6 at 12:00 coon.
Fiie only 5 round trip, including meals and berth.
st "KMC ROITE OF THK WOKLII
Why go to the lakes fcen you have this water trip at heme and
in addition the unsurpassed scenery.
Meals in our ttcainers to be compared with first-class hotels.
t.Hl) M'AiiK OF WATKK FOK Ol"K STKA.MERs.
STRECKFUS STEAMBOAT LINE
t."ennl office St. Ixmis. Mo. Sux-eMi- to Iiinnd Jo Line
C. J. Mar-2-an. General Agent. Rock Island, 111.
Office fool of Xiiit treiuh stiect. " I'hone Wm 326.
'? 'imer and Deneen republicans worked
j rand in hand at the priniaries. the i:i-)-;j
; pie gave me the highest vote given fo
;!any progressive republican candidate
!( i for congress in Chicago. More receu'.-
the people of Chicago gave to
Charles E. Mo. .-.'am for the nnminii oL'
! for mayor a vote greater than the corn
the primaries, with a provision for an
advisory vote on the nomination lot
pref-ident of the I'nited States.
; I am opposed to international mar
'riages. The humiliation of Amen tan
men in the sale of American helresrta
i for foreign titles f-hould be ended. If
necessary the entire estate rf the ml
i guided heiress and of her ahc-tting
I mother and complacent father sho'il.l
sequestrated, if not confiscated by
the state. The proper staee of actioa
for this f' 'coated treason is in tue
county poorhou.-e, not at the rora!
Concern for republican success leida
me to oppose tne renommation o:
President Taft. Only a change of can
didates by convention in June will at
lay the widespread discontent of r
publicans and prevent a change of po
litical parties by baliot in November.
WM. GRANT WEDSTER.
In 1S0S, I declared against spoils p d
itics. against boss rule, and aga:nn
stock-watering corporations. I favcr
ed civil service laws, direct primaries,
and tbe policies of President Rcose-
Iast year I added: I believe in tao
jrule of the people, not of the corpor
ations. I am a progressive republican.
;ative, referendum and recall; and tbt Iii6 direct examination was completed
i election of United States senators by i and he will return to the stand for
direct vote of the people. I cross examination today.
I favor a comprehensive corrupt! Mr. McGuire investigated the White
practices act. mhich besides liir.it'.n I confession hoth for the Chicago Trib-
;;!the expenditure of candidates should une and State's Attorney Wayman. He
provide for a campaign booklet, pr:u:-toli of steps taken to corroborate the
;ed and circulated by the state, with a j White story and cf the payment of
HINES' SWAG BRAG
HEARD BY ANOTHER
Continued from Par One
half hour of the afternoon session.
Men's tan and un
There are just a few
pairs, prooably 50,
which were priced
at 3.50 and $-1. TKey
have genuine welt
ed soles and are
made of first c!as:
leathers. Sizes 6 to
8'!, pair $2.7?.
f iiMi' "M
Women's pumps of
patent, tan and gun
metal leathers, also
velvet. What are
left of our regular
14 lines of summer
there is a full range
of sizes, there are
not all sizes in every
style. Pair $2.89 .
Attractive values In woman's
one and two strapped pumps.
They have welted soles, flat
tailored bows and Cuban heels.
Not ail si7f. Were priced at
$:j.00, special at, pair. S2.5S
On a bargain table you will find
a collection of odds and ends
of women's patent lvith-r ox
fords. Sizes 4. and
5, a few 0'i-. ThK were orig
inally V5.50 mid $4, at SI
We have grouped all that are
left of our $4.09 patent, dull
and tan lcMher oxfords at one
prlf-e $2.79. These have welt
Kolt-s aijd come in up to date
We have cathered tojether on one table the balance of our white canvas ox
fords. These originally sold at $1.59, $1.95 and $2.50. Not all size3. Pair 79c
East Aisle, rtnr
Wash dresses made to your measure for
!": fit ,. iJ
$3.75, $4.25, $4.50 and $5
WE SUPPLY MATERIALS, TRIMMINGS,
BUTTONS AND MAKE DRESSES COM
PLETE FOR ANY OF THESE PRICES
Choice of Six Pretty Models
Wo bfliovo this is an innovation in connection
with our wash goods department that customers
will appreciate since it enables them to obtain
smart, becoming dresses at quite a large saving.
We will make dre?ss from any of our 10c wasli
materials for $r5.7f and $4.f0 or from any of our
25c materials for $4.23 and $5.00.
These prices cover the cost of everything.
You get a complete new dress made to your
exact measurements. Every one is guaran
teed to fit perfectly or money will be returned
You have simply to choose the wash goods, ging
hams, poplins or wlu-tever materu.l you may
want your dres made of and select which one of
the six styles you like best. "We take your meas
urements, supply. the needed trimmings, buttons,
etc., and make the dress complete, for $'.75, $4.25,
$4.50 or $5.00, depending upon the style and ma
terials chosen. Wt AUIe, Hear
'tYZ ill yt 1 1 11 MlllllAJlAliAAAi lAiAAill jillllklililJ A j.lAlJAllllliAi.Alli !T
if' til tt
Chicago. (He exi'.ainc-d several itf-ms
In expense arcotsnia introduced by
James Keeley of the Tribune.
TIIVNRV 1 tr'.l.HHH M flCtll.
Senator D;i!ii:gham read into the rec
ord a telegTam received from
lowed to appear b fore the committee.
Senator Dillingham announced that tho
comminee did not feel that anything
worthy of ronhlderation had b--n
harped against Mr. Tav. ney and ton-
orm-r ' "fcl'iently taw no need of Bumoioning
Congressman James A. Tawney of Min-
r.esota, denying any connection with a ! taum;v i kxempteii.
wtnona, .Minn., July Z. According
firm cf Chicago lobbyie! or with any
matter connected with tbe Fireproof
magazine of Chicago. Mr. Taney"a
came was mentioned by Jarnea Keeley , or Mir.neocta from the Ixii icier Inv-a
as having been givea him by George O.jtigating comnjjttee, it is not necessary
to a telegram received today by for
j mtr Repref-enta-ive Jamej A. Tawney
had reriuestf'd an opportunity f Bun
initting himself to examination, but
the committee holds hlrn not implica
ted, in any matir before it.
Convention of Dentitts End.
Cleveland, Ohio, July 2H. The Na
tional Oentf.l aahociition at )t bus
ineits Beufcion eh'erday afternoon se
lected V asihlngton, I) an the next
convention city. A. It. Melencly.
Kooxvilie. Tenu , was tier ted president.
ClaviB as or.e of those wnoBe name fis
cred on the records of a firm of lob
byists. Former Congressman Tawnev re-
i moderate charge per page for each can- money to White for fcla expensea in Quested in hi3 telegram that he be al
i for him to deny under oath a fctaf
x ment niade by James Keeley of fh'j
I Chicago Tribune connecting him with
an aiieged lobby in tbe interest of th'j
i Chicaso Firtnroof masazine. Tawnev
Cot Your Sugar Yet?
New York, July 21. All grades of
refined sujiar today advanced 10
cents a hundred weight, making
rranulated $5. 65.