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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, SATURDAY. JUNE 22, 1012.
HAS CLOSE CALL
800 Pound Crated BaggT Pins
Lester Hastings to the
UNCONSCIOUS FROM PAIN
Ift Knee I Frarture1 an.l Victim Is L
Eadly bruised and rendered uncon
scious. Lester Hastings, local aeent or
the Wbi'e Collar steamboat line, nar
rowly escaped death yesterday after
noon shortly after 2 o clock, when
an fc'VVpound cratd buggy crashed
down upon him, pinning him helpless
to the warehouse floor. On'y rare
presence of mind on the part of the
accident victim prevented a fatality,
for whf-n Hastings saw that he could
r.ot escape the Immense weight whlrh
was dcendfng upon Mm, h man
sged to throw his head and shoulders
out of the path of th hue crate,
which would have crushed bis skull
like an gsheil.
w kmjiit too Mrm.
The buggy was' being unloaded at
the boat houie, at the foot of Nine
teenth street, and as the Uamster was
unable to handle the buggy unaided,
be called for help. The two men man
aged to upend the crate, and Hastings
was holdir.tr rn to It, while his com
panion got 'he truck, when th strain
l.eeame too great and the cra'e began
to descend to the flour. Hastings
cried for assistance, but before his
companion could reach him, the mass
of wood crashed (!i)n upon hira, pin
Jiln bis lees and hips under S00
pounds of weight. Men s'anding near
by, attracted by the shou's. rushed
to the spot and released Hastings, who
was carried unconscious Into the office
and laid upon a bench.
nuii T nut meij.
An examination disclosed the fact
that the left knee as fractured, while
Hastings was also badly cut ..nd
bruised. He was given Immediate
medical attention, and although his
Injuries are extremely painful, be la
today rehtiiiK easier.
Put a home of Tteldy Pros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For express, call Spencer & Trifx.
M. G. club excursion Sunday nieht.
Try the Hock Island house cafe
Kerler Rug rompany for vacuum
cleaning and rug makiog.
Coolest place in the city to eat i
Hock Island house cafe.
Hoc k Island bouse cafe is open !
from 6 a. in. to p. m. !
H. T. Siemon wants your tin and I
furnace work; U26 liZS Fourth ave
nue. Lawn mowers sharpened and re
paired at Flebig's. lfltf Third ave
nue. Our B. n. serge at $33 Is the beet
value eir offered. J. li. Zimmer's
Genuine I'hUndeli blan lawnmowers
for sal'1 at Charles Kiebig
Six per cent farin mortgages. Llt-t'-u
& Roberta, 1'tople's National bank
M. i. club moonlight excursion
Sunday night, June I.iuim itock
Milan artesian water, approved by
city and state. delivered dally.
1'uone West 1770.
M. n. club moonlirt excursion
i nndiy til
:!it. June 2:',. Leave.! Hock
Ppcliltl s drug store, the
(From The Ar'js Files of ls7.)
Juue 17- -'l h! htta breti the hottest
S;iy of the k-h u, and but for the
srutftiil bre xes tik!i h:ie fanned a I
vki'ltentit; humi.ity ul It.ervals. th-'
weather would he been ir.ihearah'e.
At 3 r rloi k t:.e mercury a. Thomas'
Jri;g store revtsteied lv'0 ;n t!n shado
a higher poll.l lb.au It n.chod all i
There ii! b a ttrand illumination
at the Wideanake lb. he cumpauy's
plrnlo at 10 p Ii. tomorrow uiht.
Miss Kate Hes. daugh'er of Post
master C. W. Hittci, leavog neit Mon
day for the eaL the will visit c-M
school fricr.ds at Hatav.a anl other
points In New York, anl then go to
Orchard Teach, Maine, to spend the
Charles FirMit, the lockomith. has
closed a contract with Mr. Hogdon of
Kingrusn. Kai: , for a burglar proof
ssfe for the rank there for 11.050, He
big being the Mcent for the Moser,
Pahmann ; Co safes. Mr. Hogdon
m ft a m n rr'fiiM mtpifirtiir. In n.-l
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. .. ijurr d waijjnsteaa 01 j;,auo, ine present r.g'ires.
wen and ha ap;arn:"y succeeded, as i The first annual meeting of the Illi
he is now a thriving tanker.
June l G. M. Ivis'.ey has brosen
gmiini fvr a tt to'j-e cn Nineteenth
The city council i d'ermined that
nothing sbs.l preve-.t a grand patriotic
demonstrrticn In Ko k If'.acd on the
Fourth July this y.gr. The f.r
works ordirar.-e was suspended for
the Fourth latt r.iehr.
' frcm 5 a. m. to 11 p rr. xr sccomrr.o-
June II One of 'he dummies on the i da th pr1 'h- ic.r.vfd of the
Union line Jumjtd the uack bttaetn'use cf ti.e bridge.
tore of quality. Qality In drugs
count for everything. !
Try the business men's lunch at the
Rook Island house cafe, 25 cent.
Served from 11:30 to 2.
P. J. Lee sells wall paper, paints,
oils, glass, brushes, etc. at the right .
prices. 1203 Third avenue.
Coal, coal, coal. The Rock Island
Fuel company will deliver to you all
the best grades of hard and soft coal.
Strecker & Lewis, wholesale and re
tall agents for Sanitas the washable
wall covering for kitchen and haih-rooms.
Ctrlln rinfht,r smnaT1v U T? n
proprietor, is making the' low-
est prices on clothing and shoes ever
Sewng machines repaired and war
ranted for one year. Supplies for all j
machines. Flebig, locksmith, 1613 :
Ward & McMahon will give you
estimates on your plumbing, steam j
and hot water beating that will save
you money. i
A fireproof safe In the house or store
is a necessity. We have ih. m from
112 up. Fieblg, locUmitih, 1C10
Lerch & Greve, wall paper and
paint store, will help you select any
of the 1912 designs in wa'l paper for
your home. 2002 Fourth avenue.
Bartlett Bros.' teas, coffee, spices,
extracts and baking powders have no
equal. One thousand people are or
dering from us daily. Follow the
Try the City Steam Loundry. RciJ
& Bollman, for first-class laundry
work. Have the new yellow automobile
call for yours. We guarantee no
cracked collars or cuffs.
Baker's laundry calls for your
laundry and uses the most sanitary
methods with modern machinery,
making your clothes pure and sweet
and white as snow.
Here are some of the prices: Fin
ished plate rails, 10 cents per foot; un
finished plate rails, 7 cents per foot;
room mouldings, ltj cents ptr foot.
P. J. Lee, 1203 Third avenue.
DunBmore and O'Connell smoke
house and billiard parlors, corner of
Twentieth street and Fourn ave
nue. Every brand of good cigars and
all kinds of smokers' supplies.
Horst & Etrleter company, auto j
garage, the finest In Rock Island. ;
Their Moline car is the acme of auto
perfection. A ride in this car will
convince you it is the car to buy. ;
The Cable music bouse has been !
having a good trade In pianos and ;
talking machines. Free entertain-;
raent at our store. Come and hear '
some of the selections that are new. I
The Carpenter Coal company has I
supplied hundreds of Hock Island i
families with best grades of hard and
soft coal that give excellent satisfac- j
tion. That is the kind they seil at 1
all times. !
Mueller Lumber company will en
able you to build a line house or Lara '
cut of the choicest select lumber und
you will be surprised and yet pleas-j
ed to learn the low prices they are '
The Boston Shoe company shoe
store will please and satisfy yo
wants In reliable up-to-date foot
wear, giving you solid comfort and
long wear. You will tell your,
Souders Laundering company at !
01-1,03 Twelfth street. This laundrj
is equipped with the very latest mod-,
ern machinery, turning cut work that
Ik not surpassed by any laundry la
! the state.
! T. S. O'Hara, flour and feed store.
Is having a big trade on stuck and.
poultry food. Dr. Hess' stock food '
tor horses, cattle, bogs, sheep and
all kinds of poultry. It aoikes the
hens lay every day. J
Kain aud Keitihardt ciar Flore still I
takes the lead. Most liberally patron- j
Ued. Everything in tubaccot, ugars
and smokers' supplies. Man is never i
belter satisfied than when smoking j
their choie brands.
The Rock Island Lumber and Man
wfarturtug looipany, lumber tmi
Thirtieth and Thirty first streets th.s
Mle of College hiil this morn'ng.
I 1'h,a Young People's association of
Headway churui i.l !.: i the Unt
soefat'V of the sras.i at tb r- ;oce
of Fred We r i havi.a'. i' at 7.-) o'clock
' lyij evenitg.
June !2 Marshall F!her' Harrrr
ho iye drug store Is bcirg r.icely r.aper-1
ed and the woodwork is to he panvd.
The Y. M. C. A hns alo:nd the
sidewalk In front of the rooms !;h a
handsome cooler of ice water.
Flames were discovered ia the roof
of the immense barn of Weyerhar,isrr
& Donknann's mill at 10:20 o'clock
this morning, and at the t!me a stiff
breeze was blowing whiih Threatened
destruction to the surrouud'.ag prop
erty. Fortunately the mill hoi-e com
pany was promptly on band, as were
the Franklins, and eoon bad the fire
In the readjustment of the saiar.es
1 0f Illinois potmastets, a number have
I been raised and others reduced Rock
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ip iij cumrs a IIH T. c wjtu u
saTilIlrN, Deir.g p acea si J..'.',;
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M...U To.rkora- .c.rrlr.n I fn
be held at the Central Mu1e hall. Chi
caeo. Jun- 29 and 30 and Ju!v 1. Pro-
! feasor C. R. llcusel of this city is one
of the society's vice presidents
I Som tlme'jn the early part cf Ju'y
the lower part of the government
bridge will be closed to the p-We- for
j two weks to aTlow th n layirg cf
; the exr eatirely. and during tbe tix.e
. IntTTenlr.g the ferry Pr-er.cer wfil r:n
SOut of Town
where you live
We pay the
1 J I Jf mm m "Q . S
OUR CLUB PLAN
Is just the plan that is going to help June brides furnish their home who haven't all
the cash. This plan i3 so simple and so entirely satisfactory that you simply can't
help liking it once you had it explained. Come in and let us tell you all about it.
Vou will actually be sur
prised when you Pee the
chair. It is all solid oak,
finished polilon, seat is cov
ered In genuine leather and
the price is no more than
you ordinarily pay for the
building material for all purposes,
bouses, barns, granaries. We will j
give you an opportunity to ?ave a big i
per cent. Let us be of service to
Just bring your safety razor blades
to the ( lul) Smoker, Nineteenth
street and Sec nil 1 avenue, and havej
tlieiu sharpened true and perfect. Ke
member this machine will only be at
our store for a week.
Thil. S. Wikber, the leading tin
and sheet metal worker. It will pay
you to learn about the Weir furnace.
1. has the reputation of giving you
tte greatest beat and
auout oue-half less coal.
E. K. Lamp, plumbing, steam and
hot water beating, gaj fitting. His
?;hc.eiH knowledge of the business
justly e-itill-s hi;u to your patronage,
His shop has all modern equipments,
Everything in plumbing supplies.
Math s bakery and confertionery
Ktore. the tinc-st in the tri-cities
l'.read, akes, pies, cookies and hot
to'.'.?. They can't be beat. Most
i people say they are superior to any
! t'-t aD- Let lLcul serve ou-
W. L. Oansert s tLnJy factory,
Rock lsiani's i ,ot important indus
try. Cbot olat'.'s. ci tanio and cara
u els are sold by ail t rst class con
fectioners and grocers. Call for
Cansert's and get the purest and best.
M. K. Iglehart marble und granite
works save you the middleman's
probts. From 15 to 25 per cent saved
on etcry monument and all kinds of
monumental work. Caii at our shop
on Second avenue and see for your
self. i Boulby's musrc store for high
trade pianos and musical Instru
ments. I'uuos that bae tone, har
mony and durability. The best that
money will produce is to be found In
pianos and taikiti ma
- i Simmons
Wci:e, new and second
UO tUlTtt. IWO DK S'OreS. Itie
- : rge.t In the state. Their great
s-aiignter saie win commence in a
' da-' Ooods will le sold at un- I
. tearo or prices. t-.cry.tslcg
j -Slt-:519 Secouu ittLyc.
Glasses in time save siKht. N'eelect
' to have them properly examined may cffic Tuesday afternoon. Mr. McKeigh
; cause a lifetime of sorrow and regret. ,s n 0,d Jo Haviess county boy and
Small disorders prow more serious ' naa been hpre for several days visit
; every day. Tbt?re is satisfaction in ing t the home cf ilsry Ann McDon-
knoii-g for sure that your eyes are aid and other relatives. H had his
all riht Fred Bieuer, the expert
, optician, can ic'.l you.
Great Furniture Values
To say that we are offering the greatest furniture values in the tri-dties may sound like boasting, but it's
an absolute fact that must be clearly apparent to everyone who will take the trouble to make a com
parison of styles, qualities and prices here and elsewhere. Our leadership has never been so pronounced
as it is this season the values we are offering are the talk of the town hundreds of new names are be
ing added to our list of customers it's the greatest year in our history.
EVERY ARTICLE PRICED HERE IS A REAL VALUE
No-Seam Brussels Rug
We have had such a demand for these rugs that we have
hardly been able to keep stock of them. A new shipment
just in. Why pay more? This No-seam rug will give you
years of service; is made especially for rooms receiving
hard wear. The patterns are handsome, either floral or
Just unpacked an advance shipment of fall patterns of
Bundhar, Hardwick and French Wilton rugs. Be sure
and see them.
This $9.00 Iron
Very massive Iron bed, well finish
ed in white enamel, posts are heavy.
We have sold hundreds of them at
$9.00. We are over-stocked on this
pattern, so they must go at $5.50.
This is an all steel couch with coll
BY J. M. C.
YK Kl nrSY WITH SOTES.
(Stark County News.)
Giles Winn and Charles Lippott at
tended children's day services at the
Saratoga M. K. church last Sunday af
ternoon. A nice program of nearly 30
numbers, lasting an hour and a half,
consumes was heard by a company which com
i fortabiy filled the sanctuary. A choir
of 10 young men and women had
charge of the musical features, which
was given with fine spirit. As they
were "thy" on tenor, Robert Kelly, the
j Sunday school superintendent, asked1
(the writer to assist, which Invitation:
' was most cordially appreclnted, but
under tre circumstances could not be
William Winn and a Bradford work
man have plastered and kalsomtned
the Cicrman parsonage, an improve
ment of ivii'rh it has long 6tc,d in
need. During 'he progress of the
work, the occupants, Mr. and Mrs. K.
H. Mannon, moed their organ to the
church just across the street, and very
kindly allowed the cr.nerega'lon the
use of it during their special services
John Pale, otir fai'hf'il mail carrier,
surprised bis friends by taking a day
off Saturday, which he spent transact
ing business in Galesburg.
ah, Tiir.iir, ri.tin:
Clair Golden of Bethel is now
Ing around in a handsome new buggy,
purchased of Hudson &. Wilson of this
Ilsce, and the beauty of it is, Clair
says, the s-at is only large enough for
two; so girls, ne areru, for we see i
whre Clair is r:ght, for you know the
j oW fain lwo u tpanj
AVOTHRR r.II (TSTOMCR. i
(Galena Journal.) ,
j James McKeigh of Lohrville. Iowa, j
was a pleasant caller at the Journal t
name placed on the Jourr.al list for a
.yetr. He says It is tbe duty of evexr
up In layers Just as shown
guaranteed to wear a long
Design Is similar to cut. Is made
of all genuine quartersawed oak.
Clemann & Salzmann
CHORDS AND DISCORDS
democrat in the county to take the
Journal and it is.
MOUK LIGHT FOR. JEFF.
(Port Byron Globe.)
Recently Jeff Whitted, who lights
the street lamps In Port Byron, was
seen going home carrying a lantern,
and some one asked him why he did
it, and he said it was necessary to find
his way home. Guess we need more
light, all right.
iiniiFs 01 11 nwn, too, tom.
(Port Byron Globe.)
Tom Box, who recently arrived from
England and is engaged in painting
with William Clark, ha3 applied for
his first naturalization papers. The
county dork congratulated Mr. Box on
having exorcised good judgment in de
ciding that America Is all right after
having lived here such a short period.
Mr. Box is a;i industrious young man
and there are many opportunities here
for such as he.
i IMI'flllMNT DISCOIERV,
I (Galena Journal.)
i Brown Carr is home from college I
and has buckled into work ri?ht away. 1
! Brown prefers to take a sweat orea-
sionally in earninz h'-n bread and but-:
'' ter. th&n to nt aiour.d on a drygooda ;
, br,x Rnd whittle, as we have seen some i
fellows do in the past.
WHICH WIS IUIF,Tr
A pb-asant li'tle social function took
place at Mrs. Frank Brings' home on i
' Thursday afternoon when tho social
B. B. s me' in their semi monthly gatti-:
cring. Both Mr. and Mrs. Brlggs'
nwj'.her as visitors mas rather an un-,
usual occurrence. The aftemcon was '
pleasantly spent with fingers busy at'
and tongues busv with talk. ;
This li;tle organization Is a secret,
affair in one detail tbe meaning of the '
latter part of its name, B. B.'s. Many!
questions are esked what B. B.'s stands '
for. That part is strictly secret, bow-;
ever; It s ar.ds for something good.
Jeis Koons of North Henderson i
was a visitor in Galesburg Wednesday, i
He eaid: "I d.dn't miss tbe train for'
home, either, as -my wife and daughter
re-eriMy did and bad to bJre an a Jto-
' noohUa ta set hocia is." 11 taid La '
The "New Unifold"
The 'Tnifold" Is the only bed davenport made that opens with
simple operation, and it is eo simple to operate that a child can do
It. Nothing to get out of order and is always ready when you want
it. Other bed davenports as low as 914.73.
This All Oak
Exactly as shown In cut, a massive
large top table, built of all oak high
ly polished. Others at $12.50, $15.00
and up to $75.00.
Ave. & 16th St. V
watched the clock and as soon as the
court house clock struck 5, ho traveled
toward the depot.
Mr. Weight, the yelief agent, is In
charge of the depot. We think he
would rather work here than any town
on the road.
Mrs. Brady Blackstnne is taking
osteopathic treatment for her arm at
W. Lee Deatherage has gotten back
1 3lSO 0CL
i ! n j
has proved a great convenience ta all
users of the
TL1 year we are telling
The New Perfection Broiler
The New Perfection Toaster .
The New Perfection Griddle
each dnigned specially for Lse on the New
Writ if pplwacci bd iba Nw P tried torn Um door Heel
: New PcrtKtsMi mu lL yctr
STANDARD OIL COMPAIIY
IAq Indiana CrporsUoa )
All goods are
marked in plain
Design is just like cut'. It
an AYOntlnnAl vnliiA n t h
on the list after an absenco of some
months and rwill read the Review for
the next year.
A new addition arrived In the fam
ily of Mr. and Mrs. John "Wenstrom,
living southeast of town, Monday ev
ening. Faust, the T)lano tuner of Galesburg,
tuned the church piano and others Fri
day. Chamberlain's Stomacn and Liver
Tablets will brace up the nerves, ban
lim sick headache, prevent despond
ency and invigorate the whole sys
tem. Sold by all druggists.
Ak to wo th Siw at
your dz'mt. it m IumI-
rrr!r tntrd li Km lorg
quimt -iAum. Aiao
lup, diap 'rv, t-wcl
fkcu. rU. M'W Wfi I,
2 ut i burners, f ( Cok
Hk wiK veff 5Whp.
Coo- Book Uo to
mayuc. tend mm. S ccU tm