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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1912.
INSANE MAN TRIES
SANTA CLAUS IN THE STONE AGE AND
Full Dress Clothes
Great Spe- (1 1
cial Offer. P-l-J-
For Young Men's
S15, S16 and $18
suits -a saving from
$5 to $6 on every
suit. 9 ;
TO KILL A FRIEND
Carl Gustafson of East Moline
Fires Three Shots From
Bevolver at Roommate.
correct in style
you'll find here.
TWO OF THEM EFFECTIVE;
THE CHRISTMAS STORE FOR MEN'S
AND BOYS GIFTS
Victim New at Moline City Hospital1
In 8erlou Condition Expected !
to Recover. j
Carl Gustafson is being held by the
Moline police and Herman Berglund '
of East Moline is at. Moline city hos
pital with two bullet wounds in his,
head as the result of a shooting af-j
fray in EaBt Moline this morning. Af-
ter the shooting. Gustafson showed j
sifns of insanity and a commission of
ph; sicians conducted an examination '
thin afternoon. On its verdict hinged J
the prosecution of Gustafson on a !
chtrge of assault with intent to mur-i
der He was found Insane. j
GuHtafson and Lundberg. both car-'
penters employed at the Deere Har-j
viter company job in East Moline,!
arc roommates. This morning shorty
ly before o'clock Gustafson develop-,
ed an ugly disposition and announced !
that someone was trying to poison
him . I
Lund berg sought to calm the fel
low's feeling and a quarrel resulted
which ended when Gustafson drew a
revolver and announced that he in
tended to kill Lundberg and then com
mit suicide. Three shots were fired,
the first going wild, the second enter
ing the head and coming out at an
inr and the third lodging in the neck.
lOK NOT M'ICIDE.
A fter shooMng his roommate, Gustaf
son fled, forgetting Tils plan to sui
cide. The victim was hurried to the
hospital and physicians state that he
GuHtafhon was arrested by. the po
Ice near Warner's Crossing about 9
o'clock and was docile enough at first
Im after being taken to the station !
he became demented and It required I
tli- fforts or seven men to hold him' npw' electric organ, the very lat
in. lil he could be so strapped that he i esl of 118 kllld- has been installed at
fAc'S icj.e. "
ELECTRIC ORGAN AT
ROLLER SKATING RINK
Bids Will Be Received
At. the mayor's office in the city of
Hock lslitnd until a. m. Dec. 27, 1912
from banks in the city of Rock Island
for interest on the city's deposits on
II. M. SCHRIVER, Mayor.
This Pleasurable Physic 10 Cents.
For 10 cents or 23 cents you can ob
tain medicine for constipation, bilious
ness, stomach, liver and bowel trouble
which will be worth dollars in Im
proved health and feelings. Try
I'lackburn's CascaRoyal Pills just
once and prove It. (Advertisement.)
tln Rock Island roHer rink and it
demonstrated last night that it will
be more popular with the Bkaters than
an orchestra. The instrument was
built by the North Tonawanda Mus-
Forget thy sorrow, heart of mine!
Though shadows fall and fades the
Somewhere is joy, though 'tis not
The power that sent can heal thy
leal Instrument company and It rep-! grief;
resents a 20-piece orchestra. It has' And liizht lies in the far her hills.
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Why Not Buy Him Something
Practical this Christmas?
A pretty suit or overcoat surely every man or
boy appreciates, and beyond any doubt, we
can suit your taste and pocketbook if you
A comfortable House Coat, Smoking Jacket or Bath Robe
surely will make him a happy fellow. We have a fine selec
tion, and prices range from $3.50 to $15.
Beautiful Combination Sets rich Silk Neckwear,
Mufflers, Suspenders, Shirts, Gloves in short, Fur
nishings of every kind and the very best at popular
displaced the band formerly used at
The rink is as popular this year as
ever and the craze for roller skating
seems to be growing rather than di-
Thou wotvldst not with the world be
If ne'er thou kuewest hurt and
and smokers' supplies. Man is never
better satisfied than when smoking
their choice brands.
Don't buy yenr Christmas 'presents
until you have seen J. Ramaer's Sons'
Justly entitles him to your patronage.
His shop has all modern equipments.
Everything in plumbing supplies.
Dunsmore & O'Connell smoke house
and billiard parlors, corner of Tweu-
line. Everything sparkling with new- tieth street and Fourth avenue. Every
ness. j brand of good cigars and all kinds of
fl.50 box of flowers for $1 every j smokers' supplies.
Saturday for cash at Hensley Floral ! Mueller Lumber company will en
store, Fourth avenue and Twentieth j able you to build a fine house or barn
out of the choicest select lumber and
you will be surprised and yet pleased
ir'.i.ishing. Broom ball games between Take
picked teams will soon enliven the '
evoning programs. Teams represent
ing Rock Island and Davenport will j
battle for the -championship of these
tvo cities New Year's eve.
What to Get for Gifts
There is Nothing You Can
Give that Will be More
Shoes or Slippers
Especially if you give them the kind we sell the kind
that are right in style, right in quality and lowest in price
the kind that are sure to satisfy. If you don't know the
sizes or don't guess right we will exchange them after
Look Over the Items Listed
Below, then Come and See
Women's felt Juliets, with f ir and ribbon trimmed, with flexible
turn soles, neat and pleasing lor gifts, all sizes ... 98c to $1.50
Women's comfort slippers, r obot trimmings and padded leather
o1 98c to $1.50
Women's felt and Turkish slippers 4gc
Men's house slippers for gifts in Romeo and Everett styles, in tan
and black kid uppers, flexible leather soles 98c to $1.50
Men's imitation alligator, velvet, felt and Turkish slippers.
49c and 59c
PRIESTER - HICKEY
comfort, though the darkened
Never again brings gleam or song
The light lies on the far her hills.
Richard Watson Gilder.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
For express, call William Trefz.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Cane umbrellas at J. Ramser's Sons'.
Pearl bead necklaces at J. Ramser's
Holly and holly wreaths at Weckel's
Telephone West 211 and order a
Fancy platinum vest chains at J.
j Raraser'3 Sons'.
I Seed pearl necklaces and pendants at
j. Ramser's Sons'.
Xmas trees at Weckel's grocery,
' 1708 Third avenue.
Give the boy an electric engine.:
$1.1!5 complete, or an electric flash
light, $1 to $1.75. Fiebig, 1619 Third
Get right with her. . A box of Gan
sert's Fruitilla chocolates will do it.
Fruits with liquid centers. At all
j Sewing machines repaired and war
I ranted for one year. Supplies for all
! machines Fiebig. locksmith. 1619 Third
Give the boy an electric engine.
fl.25 complete, or an electric flash
light, $1 to $1.75. Fiebig, 1619 Third
A fireproof safe in the house or store
is a necessity. We have tbem from
$12 up. Fiebig, locksmith. 1619 Third
Electric Medical coils, flash lights,
elec tric herns, and electric irons, new
supply just received. Fiebig 1613
i Ward & HcMahca will give you
Mixed nuts and Christmas candies estimates oa your plumbing, steam
i at Weckel's grocery.
i Bracelets and watches from $10 to I you money
1 $S5 at J. Ramser's Sons'.
! Kerler Rug company for vacuum
' cleaning and rug-making.
i Artistic picture framing at O'Mal-
'ltys. 226 Seventeenth street.
and hot water heating that will fcave
Electric Medical cons, flash lights,
electric horns, and electric irons, new
supply just received. Fiebig, 1619
to learn the low prices they are mak
ing. Souders Laundering company at 601
503 Twelfth street. This laundry is
equipped with the very latest modern
machinery, turning out work that Is
not surpassed by any laundry in the
T. S. O'Hara, flour and feed store,
is having a big trade on stock and
poultry' food. Dr. Hess' stock food
for horses, cattle, hogs, sheep and
all kind sof poultry. It makes the
hens lay every day.
The Rock Island Lumber and Manu
facturing company, lumber and build
ing material for all purposes, houses,
barns, granaries. We will give you an
opportunity to save a big per cent. Let
us be of service to you.
Math's bakery and confectionery
store, the finest in the tri-cities.
Bread, cakes, pies, cookies and hot
rolls. They can't be beat. Most peo
ple say they are superior to any home
baking. Let tbem serve you.
M. R. Iglehart, marble and granite
works, save you the middleman's prof
its. From 15 to 25 per cent saved on
every monument and all kinds of mon
umental work. Call at our shop on
! Second avenue and see for yourself.
The regular meeting of the Allouez
council Xo. 658 Knights of Columbus
will be held this evening at the K. C.
hall. A number of important matters
will be brought up for consideration
at the meeting relative to the degree
work that will take place Jan. 19. AH
members are requested to be present
news an tne time The
i tr KaIIava that
wrong with your
n,iv rhria-maa itts at the Humane Improving sight, that's what our
See superfluous hair add on class!-1 societv sale at the Memorial Christian ' Slasses are doing. If you have reason
fied page or Phone North 3136. ! church. Tuesday, Dec. 17. Dinner serv-
Fancy oriental handbags at J. Ram- ied from 11:30 to 2 o'clock, at 25 cents.
ser's Sous'. Opposite Harper house. E E LamP( mig, steam and
Fancy box apples at Weckel's. Just.;not Water heating, gas fitting. His
the thing for your Christmas dinner, j efficient knowledge of the business
Weckel's grocery has Christmas ,
HA&PEB HOUSE BLOCK.
trees at right prices
Our B. B. serge at $33 is the test
value ever offered. J. 2. Zimmer's
suit, case umoreuas hi j. rummer s ;
j Sons'. The collapsible kind. Engrav
i ed free.
Flash lights and electrical novel-
I ties. Charles Fiebig. 1619 Third I
Six per cent farm mortgages. Lltten
& Roberts, People's National bank
j Weckel's grocery, 1708 Third avenue
have the finest line of Christinas trees
j in the city.
I Milan artesian water, approved by
city and state, delivered daily. Phone
1 Remember that Ralph Stanton has
: everything to make your friends, who
! Art lamps, the most beautiful line In
; the city, at J. Ramser's Sons', opposite
i Harper house.
I A nice present for him. Cigars in
i Christmas packages at Weckel's gro-1
eery, 1708 Third avenue.
! An electric pocket flash light would
! make a very acceptable gift. Charles
! Fiebig. 1619 Third avenue. !
An electric pocket flash light would j
: make a very acceptable gift. Charles
': Fiebig. 1619 Third avenue.
Coal. coal. coaL The Rock Island
Fuel company win deliver to you all
; the best grades of bard ana soft coai.
Kain Sc Reinharrit cigar store still
! tnici tha lead. Most liberally patron
jlied. Everything in tobacco, cigars
Show me the man who has an everlasting grouch
and I'll show you a man with a stomach that's giv
ing him troublo
Insert "woman" for "man" in the above and it
will apply just the same way.
Now I don't claim to be able to cure every case
that comes to me, but let me impress you with
this vital fact I have practiced medicine success
fully for many years, and I know I am capable of
rendering a service to you sufferers from stom
ach trouble, which will make you so satisfied that
you will tell all your friends about me. Write me
about your case.
Since locating in this city I have found that peo
ple like my method of practicing medicine and
they like the idea of a regular physician making
himself known as I am doing.
there is anything
eyes at all, you
should have them examined by Fred
Bleuer, expert optician. Second ave
nue near Seventeenth street.
We are the leaders ror up-to-date
laundry work. Each shirt finished
by hand and put up in a carton. Insur
ing work. Delivered to you in good
condition. We guarantee no cracked
collars or cuffs. City Steam laundry.
Reid & Bollman, 417 Seventeenth
Johnson's Wood Dye Is not a mere
stain not simply a surface dressing.
It is a real, deep-seated dye, that goes
to the very heart of the wood and
stays there fixing a rich and perma
nent color. Johnson's Wood Dye is
made in 14 standard shades. For sale
by Lerch & Greve, 2002-2004 Fourth
There is a' great world of comfort to
the eyes In a perfectly fitted pair of
glasses or spectacles, x'he lenses should
be accurately adapted to your individ
ual requirements and should be set in
frames or mountings that rest comfort
ably upon the nose. .We give ccs'ort
!n the frames as w U as in the lenees.
Fred Bleuer. eye specialist.' 1702 Sec
Dr. James R. Hull
405-406 Safety Building,
- Rock Island
Office Hours:. 10 t0 1:30, and 2:30 to 5 daily.
Send your order in
Telephone W. 913
American Regalia Co.
Mi 1517 2d Ave.
MAJESTIC A FAILURE
PLAN PUBLIC SALE
Vs i tl erein will be he
A j Dee 21. at 10 o'
'Ai !lbe sale will be
A public sale of the contents of the
5ta;estic theatre, including everything
held Saturday morning, I
clock at the theatre.
conducted by Joseph i
I'rpp of Chicago, leasee of the theatre!
wLo sub-let it to Linehan & Bender,!
who managed it up until two weeks;
j Cf o. The vaudeville venture by the'
I recent management was a failure and '
(tit entire furnishings will now be'
j ckred out. 1
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Having a savings account with the German
Trust & Savings Bank can never disappoint.
On the other hand, the day is likely to come
when that savings account of yours will provide the
means of picking up a bargain in a heme, or buying
into a paying business.
The savings bank way has created countless
successes; is it creating yours?
German Trust I Savings Bank
ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS
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