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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17. 1911.
FROM THE ALTAR
P. McCarthy, Civil War Vet
eran, Visits Church While
He Is Intoxicated.
STEALS CROSS AND BELL
Is Detected on Hig Way Out of Edi
fice and Articles Are I Uncov
ered by Priest.
Plans for apportioning the city
Unmindful that he had entered a ! among various canvassing committees
house of worship and had desecrated wcse business it shall be to raise
its altar by th oontamination nt hia i funds for the erecion of a raonu-
church would have cared so much for
their loss, but because of the associ
ation connecting them with the church.
MAT BE EXCUSED.
McCarthjnay be lightly dealt with
inasmuch as he was under the lnflu
ence of liquor when he committed the
theft and that fact will probably save
him from a jail sentence. He is an old
man and a veteran of the civil war.
When searched at the police station,
a broken whisky flask wa3 found in
one of his pockets and there were'
several other articles in the collec
tion that were probably stolen.
TO CONDUCT CANVASS
BOARD BUSY ON
Committee of U. S. Engineers
in Session at New York
DRAWINGS HERE APPROVED
Loral Force Busy Making Permanent
Blue Prints of Steel Hull
The tow boat committee of United
States engineers ooard "which is
meeting In New York this week, ex-
they made a study of river condi-1 K
tions in Europe and reported their
findings at a meeting of the board
held in New Orleans last week. The
board is now consulting with Pro-: w,
fessor Saddler of Michigan univer-
.sity, who is an authority on water ,
traction, and who has for the past;
10 years been experimenting with1
all varieties and shapes of hulls, in !
an effort to secure a type which i
would be the most satisfactory.
l" DECIDED OX EXGIXE. t
These men have not made public!
the result of their conferences thus ;
far, but it is understood that af- i
fairs are rapidly coming to' a head, j
and that practically everything;
which is to be embodied in the new j
boat, has been decided upon, with j
the exception of the selection of a !
boiler and the type of engine to be ;
used, as the board is undecided j Mi
whether to utilize a compound en
gine or a high pressure single" en-i
. gine. These men are making an ef-1
tooze laden breath. J. F. McCarthy, 70 . . rhim)lannock cemeterv Dro-i pect to close UP lts business by Sat-, fort to perfect a tJ-pe of boat which
years old. helped himself to a cross i pressed at a meeting of the citizens' I urday and Major Charles Keller of , will be the most durable, practicable
iill U Will CUCLL CUC
and an altar bell at Sacred Heart
church at an early hour this morning.
As luck would have it. Rev. J. F. Lock
r.ey, pastor of the church, espied the man
as he was leaving. He accosted h'm
and secured the articles from him and
then 'phoned the police to arre6t the
committee last night and the com-(this city, who is one of the five men;
mittees will probably be at work earljii who compose this board, which is!
next week. The meeting of the com
mittee was held at the office of Searle
and Marshall in the Safety building.
The citizens committee is working in
conjunction with the Rock Island Sol-
man. Officers Klrfcch and Meenan made j diere' Monumental association which
the arrest. Though the articles are j was" organized for the purpose of pro
valued at more than it was not j viding funds for a shaft In commem-
for their intrinsic worth that the
oration of the soldier dead of all war6.
engaged In drawing up dans for an!
experimental tow boat for the gov
ernment, is expected home Monday.
Congress has appropriated over
$100,000 to be used in perfecting a
FLOODED WITH SUGGESTIONS.
Since the fact was announced that
the government had made their ap
propriation for purposes of experi
menting on a boat, the tow boat
Every Trimmed Hat in Our Nlillinery Department Going Now Into
One of These 5 Price Lots:
Hats worth up
for $& 97.
Hats up to
Hats up to
Hats up to
Home-made Cf Wj! I lOirl WF fff Buy Fumi"
Cakes at our b k "Yb li till IJyalf H ef a ture here and
Cafe. JttShtrnf save money.
iZFARTMErrr STORE M0L1WE ILL,
Bey Your New Coat Tomorrow
Wonderful Coat Values at a Spe
cial Price of $15.00.
There are about ?T coats in all
in this assortment. Misses' and la
dies coats of j!ush, earaeul, broad-
f fc ' '"f.-.fi '"!v -!olIi. melton, kersev ami the now-
j ' ' est of mixture and rough novel-
( -i.C-wrrjp.fc. ties I
all kiiids; large, small and
medium eolhus; the very newest
ih as in trimmings: in faet, the line
is the bet to be Jiad. These coats
are made right ami they fit right.
Kvery coat in this lot a genuine
bargain. Come Saturday: $15.00.
Selling the $25.00 Suits for $12.00.
That's what we are doing. Tbey
are going fast. Remember this is a
straight-forward truthful suit sale.
ir best $25.00 suits we offer you for
$12.50. No charge for alterations.
Better be prompt. We are selling
them fast. $25.00 suits $12.50; $15
suits for $7.75.
Remember the Frs.
The great display of sample
furs has aroused general) attention.
There is a great and growing in
terest in this sal? of furs for the
manufacturer's account. Some of
the best grades, some of the ane
dium, and also of the cheaper sort
have been sold from the lot, but
the choosing is still good. Some of
every kind and price still to be
had. Don't let this wonderful
chance to buy fur coats, muffs and
collars at just about wholesale
cost slip through your fingers. Sat
urdav and oMudav the last davs.
15 Beautiful Dresses for $15 Each.
Unless you can come Saturday you
can hardly count on getting these
dresses because they will probably all
sell Saturday. Xo such dress values
have ever been shewn in Moline.
Beautiful silk, beautiful serge and
beautiful velvet dresses will be sold
for $15.00 each; alterations will be
made free of charge as usual.
practicable Bteel tow boat, and five : committee has been flooded with
men were appointed to make an in-j suggestions, models, etc., from men
vestigation. Two of these men have! all over the country, who are seek-
Just returned from F!iiron whero 1 ine to make a fortune hv selline
their various patents to the govern
The tentative plans for eight new
steel boats, which were drawn up in
the local engineer's office, have been
approved by the Washington author
ities and the local force is now en
gaged in making the permanent
plans. These new steel boats,
which are to be 126 feet long with
a 27-foot beam will cost about $30,
000 each, but not much of anything
can be done, nor work on them
started until the board of engineers!
makes known the result of its de-1
BRIEF RIVER !VOTES.
The steamer Coal Bluff hr.s been
ordered into the dry dock at Keokul
for the winter, where it is to be en
tirely rebuilt for next season's use.
The local engineer's office this
morning received notification from
the Allen Nelson Mill company of
Spokane that four cars of the fir lum-
I ber to which company contracts tcjE
i the amount of one and one-half mi!-
J iion fee wore awarded, had bjen j $
shinred and Ihnt mnro u-nnin fr.ii-, I Ki
soon. Hirer cars are consigned toi
Keokuk, while the other car, which j
will be taken to the Milan boa '
I ; aras, win De unioaaert at Sancl
j stone, Minn., to be creosoted by the '
i Kettle River company.
1801-lS03r. 2 nd. Ave. ROCK . ISLAND
siSfl CDpenlinig Sale Ib& FaBJ
units sndi Ovefcoat
We Haven't Forgotten the Children:
We have spent a great deal of time in trying to find the rery best the market
affords for the little ones, and we have succeeded. We hear the remark often from cus
tomers: "These are the best we've seen anywhere."
For example. Saturday, children's white bearskin coats, worth at least one-fourth
more, for $1.50.
SPECIAL WAGONS FOR SATURDAY AFTERNOON DELIVERY TO ROCK ISLAND, AND ALSO EAST
MOLINE, SILVIS AND WATERTOWN. COME IN SATURDAY MORNING AND BUY YOUR WEEK'S SUP
PLY OF GROCERIES. WE'LL'SEND SATURDAY AFTERNOON IF BOUGHT BY CUSTOMERS IN THE
STORE (NOT BY TELEPHONE) BEFORE NOON.
Blankets for Saturday
The weather bureau says, "Cold
er." Every wanted quality of blank
ets is awaiting you here. From the
big piles on our 3d floor, everybody
can be suited. These price hints:
Splendid Amana weave wool
blankets, warm and soft enough
for a winter's night in Moscow, the
biggest size made (16-4) for $14.50
About 20 styles excellent wool
blankets at $7.50.
$5.00 all wool blankets ( a ppe
cial purchase) for $3.97 pair.
$2.00 gray or tan blankets, the
12-4 size, for $1.45.
Nice large tan blankets, worth
$1.25, for 95c each.
Domestic Section: '
Good heavy unbleached cotton
flannel the 10c kind, while 200
yards lasts 7c yard.
550 yards good yard wide un
bleached muslin, not 7c but 5c yd.
Persian comfort and kimona
cha'.lies, all newest patterns, fast
colors, 7c vaiue, 44c yard.
9 dozen 2 yard wide bleached
sheets, not 50c but 37c each.
42 inch pillow cases, the kind
that wear and give good service,
4 to each customer, 7c each.
Bleached shaker flannel, 2 to 10
yard lengths. 36 inches wide, a reg
ular 12-ic seller, while a limited
quantity lasts, 8'c yard. '
500 skeins good quality German
town yarns in a good many colors
pink, light blue, green, black,
white, etc., not 10c, but 7c ekein.
To customers in the store. No
Schouten's Lily Cream bread,
3 for 10c
10 pound granulated sugar
for 59c with grocery order over
Dressed spring chickens, 15! j
"Sun Dance" flour, in towel
sacks. SI. 39 sack.
. "Process butter," pound prints
"40 cup" coffee, not 35c but
Kohrs "Crown" leaf lard in
5 lb. pails, 59c.
Japan "tea 6iftings," pound
Nabisco wafers 2 for 15e.
Kohr's sugar cured bacon, 17iic
Picnic hams (small) IHic lb.
Fresh Baltimore oysters, 39c
Fresh Tiskilwa cheese, 17Jc
Fresh large bananas, each 1c.
$2.00 napkins for $1.50.
Saturday, 20 dozen all pure lin
en 20-inch selvedge napkins, a bar
gain at $2.00. on sale for $1.50 doz.
Table Sets Cheap.
Mercerized cloth 2 yards long
with six 18-inch napkins to match,
bought very much under price,
with at least etaoisardlutanauanr
worth at least $2.50. Saturday for
the first 9 customers we say $1.7c
Take your noon-day lunch
here. Best cooking in the city.
Our Shoe Dep't.
Our Shoe Department invites your
attention to the new "Jockey
Boots" for ladies, misses and chil
dren, in patent leathers, gun mei
als, tans and blacks, the newest,
most wanted shoes for customers
who want "the latest."
A special bargain purchase en
ables us to sell misses' gun" metal
button shoes, worth $2.00 for $1.25
pair. All sizes are here for Sat
There are lots of people who
want the old-fashioned carpet
slippers. We've added them to our
shoe stock now solid ,old-tin;e
evening comfort for your feet. Car
pet slippers for men and women,
l sizes. 50c and 45c pair.
Winter Knit Underwear.
Ladies' fleeced union uits. made
from the best bleached yarns, per
.'ect fitting, in all sizes, including
out sizes 7, 8, 9, for 9Sc.
Forest Mills Union Suits.
Let us show you these Forest
Mills silk and wool union suits.
"When we 6ay they are the "For
est Mills make" there's no need to
say any more, $2.25 and $3.25.
Dr. Denton's Sleeping Garments.
The standard hygienic elastic
knit night clothing for children.
They cover the body, hands and
feet, from 50c up.
Vanta rests for infant will not
ork up. Put on like a coat, dou
c breasted, no pins, no buttons;
2ux 25c up to $1.10 garmecL
X V LOOSLEY CO.
R TO LEAVE
Our success is based on value
Every piece of merchandise we sell
has more real value than its price
seems to warrant. The new fall suits
and overcoats are the finest ever shown.
j Otto IluLer, secretary-treasurer
i and general manager of the Keck
i Island Brewing company, is to retire M
; from that corporation, says a weii M
; founded revert, to devote his entire W
1 interests to the pursuit of the bank-' ?1
i ing institution with which he
identified as president, the Peonle't
; National bank. When the action wiil
I take place has not been stated deft
; nitely, but is expected within a sheri
I time. M. D. Kosenfield, formerly
: general manager of the Northwestern
tsrewing company at this point, is, Tuesday night in
, so me same report says, to succeed
j Mr. Huber as manager.
Mr. Huber will continue his inter
: est in the concern, but will not be
j actively identified with it. He is a
! son cf the late Ignatz Huber, who
j was one of the bunders of the brew
i ing company.
Every Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock a 4 4 -piece dinner set, valued at $10 will be
given to the person who has purchased the largest bill of goods the previous week.
MRS. T0HN SCHAFER, 3313 Eighteenth avenue, was the fortunate person this week.
Get your father, brother, anybody and everybody to buy their clothes at The Hub. The
dinner sets are on display in our window.
a friendly wrestling
Hell. They were as follows: Bengt
bout at the Eagles' gymnasium, is re-, swanson, Moline. wills everything to
his widow, Christina, who is also made
executrix, the will bein dated June
A. H. Elake of Kewanee is in the city
F. K. Rhoades left last night for
Chicago on a business trip.
D. E. Waters of Ottumwa was in thr
city on business yesterday.
Misa Dina Rameer, police matron,
has returned from Chicago.
Mrs. Joseph De Silva left yesterday
for a visit at New Orleans for a few
Frank 111 left yesterday morning for
Ocean Springs, Miss, where he expects
to remain this winter.
Mr. and Mrs. N. G. Griffith left yes
terday for Atlanta, Ga. for a vioit
with friends and relatives
Miss Martha Bredar has returned
home after a three weeks' visit in Chi
cago, Joliet and LaSaHe, 111.
Albert Rosenfield has gone to spend
the winter with his i6ter Mrs. Felix
Ettinger at South Bend, Ind.
Miss Loretta Muhs, who has been
visiting friends In the city for the past
two weeks, leaves tonight for her
home in Chicago.
Frank Leas, who sprained his ankle
ported as doing nicely.
E. E. Murphy and daughter left this
noon for Chicago, where they expect
to take in the football game Saturday
named executrix In an instrument da'
d Jan. 1C, 1911.
Members of Island City enmn 31!).
X, 1WS; Frank H. K-lly of this cfiy j M A., are ropi.-H(.-d to attend th
leaves estate to widow. Anna A., who ! ,,,,, i ,,t ,i. ....., ,.i..i.k.. .........
between Lnicago ana uorne.. umvei.- ,s naInod executrlx, th- will dat- j Hastings. Sun-lnv at 2 p. m. fron
ties. ed April 2fi, UU0; Jmes M. .Murray, j,. jatt. home, '.',?. Eh vnth avenue.
.Mrs. V. . tiui ana son rraim, ui ; .woii;n naves everyinin? o a uaugn- n II nurril rnnuut
ter, Mrs. Elizabeth Mc('anni: li, who is r i.- tii lni iisifll cleric
Malmo, Neb., have arrived in Rock
Island, having been called here by the
serious illness of Mrs. Hill's mother,
Mrs. A. Cringles.
Missionary Society Elects. j
The Women's Missionary meeting
of the Central Illinois M. E. confer
ence was largely attended today. At:
the business session, held at the
First M. E. church, the following of-;
ficers were elected. j
President Mrs. Richard Crewes '
Corresponding secretary O. T. j
Dwiniel, Peoria. !
Recording secretary Miss Baxter,;
Treasurer Miss Ella Taylor,'
Rock Island. !
Class of 20 Aiopted.
At Odd Fellows- hall, last night, the
local branch of the Fraternal Aid Life
association adopted a class of 20 candl-'
dates. George B. Jackson, chief of :
deputies, was in charge of the cere-,
monies, following which a banquet was :
Wills Are Probated.
Three wills were probated in the
probate court today by Judge B. S.
Saturday and Monday Prices
EGGS EGGS EGGS
2 1 c
Call W. 1661.
for Fruits and Vegetables
Prompt Delivery Service
like Buehler Bros, prices can't be beat. Watch our
specials each day displaj'ed in our windows at
1628 Second Avenue.
Choice Beef Pot Roasts, per pound 7c
Choice Beef Rib Roasts, per pound :..8c
Choice Sirloin Steaks, per pound 11c
Choice Beef Porterhouse Steaks, per pound.... 11c
Choice Beef Round Steaks, per pound 11c
Pork Lcin Roasts, per pound 10c
Pork Chops, per pound , 13c
Pickled Spare Ribs, per pound 6c
All. our meats are government inspected which
insures ood healthy meats for food.
Rock Island, 111.
FISK Z LOOSLEY CO.
IIoline, Nov. 17.