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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 1913.
SLAYS HIS WIFE
AND KILLS SELF
Walter Shears, 27 Years Old,
Destroys Two Lives on the
Street in Cambridge.
DRINKING AND JEALOUSY
Cccple Had Been Married Only S.nce
October, Bride Haytng Been
'Special tf Tr, A
Cambridge. III.. Marrh
fihears, aged 27, shot .-;
wife, I:ia.. aged 21',. ami
his on l.ff in the h!rt-( r a. h.
from the railroad s'a'iorT in '
jenienlay hfternoo:.. Mr.-.
v ho wan shot twice, in trio b (!y and
l:i 'h head, d ed inntatitiy. Svar?-.
who n. a. builet in'.j his head. l:i-d
two hours. The bodle will be beat
to Galva, the. noma of th Shears, for
Mrs. Shears was th daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Winn, nho r- ((ir
on farm four miles from Galva.
Shears was a cowpunetier ru the w3t,
e'tllng In GaJva a ytvxr ago. Mi3
Winne, who was a graduate of the
Oalva high school, a a tea her when
she met SbeaxB, who bad secured em
ployment as a farm hand. Sh an
one of the pretUeat rlrln of the locality-
MARHIF.H l M'UIHKH.
Shears and Miss Wu.
rled Oct. 2 !a:. Hh.rs
began drinking fctarUy. Refuting to
corrwet bin habits, his wife left bin;
land re'urned to her parents. After a!
i time Shears promised to brace up. '
lie took the liquor cure and the young
, fo.ks became reconciled. Three wekg
j ago Shears fe:i into his old ways, and 1
all ef'or's of his w ife to induce him to
refrain from drickas proved futile.
Rut d(-sp:te bis short ooiniT.us she con
' tin 'i d to I.ve with h:m.
Mrs. Shears. 'Ahi'.e 'eaching. had
charge of a school in Cambridge. She
had a number of io friends in that
ci'y. Y'.-ferdav af'e.-noon she de
eded ;.) go o ( 'aivibr.dg- for a visit.
Shears learned of li;s wife 8 plans.
and he followed br.
Afer ai.ghtir.g from the train at
Cau.rr'.dge. M .-. Shears had proceed
(! :;'' a l.ai" t.'.o'-i when her husband
2."i :p b-hiioi her and w thou: ut
z a word whipfM-d .!' a r.V-cui'.bre
rev. ;-.-i-r ;;f.d firi a her wk. She
fe-,! d ad fct his f-e Thn Shears
commit'ed suici !e.
jkii.oi k in:.
S'.-ar as jeal us of r.'s wife, al
'houerh fr.enris of the family say he
:!:id no occasion to be. The thought
i :.t leaving him is h-iivd o have
;. i.-'-u yesterday. aid taking
!' ;::! a quantity of liquor tte decided
( .1 :-n nd to t!:- live., of both.
'Vtt.ne. fa' he' of Mrs Shears.
. a .aifhy farmer i!e tiad done
h:- j .irt in '."ir;c to reform his son-in-law.
pnd had planned this spring
to turn the iioTieiead farm over to
he youne man and allow him to man-!!:-
Mrs. Shirs is survived by her par
en's an! two bro'hers. Robert Winne
of ("hicapo. and Arthur W'mne of Ced
ar Rapids, both "f the latter being
eiiL'aKed in the who esale coal busl-
PROGS HERE PUT
TICKET IN FIELD
Township Nominations Made at
Caucus Held by Third Party
at Safety Building.
Ins. charted with assault and battery.
The case hss been continued until to
morrow morning, Hoisapple furnishing
a J2l"' bond.
It is said that bad blood has exist
ed between the principals in the af
fray for some time past. Iast night,
they came together on Nineteenth
s'reet between First and Second ave-
nr.es. and the fight began. Church was
badly bruised about the left eye and
it is claimed that Hoisapple did the
singeing with an instrument.
ARE TO PUSH CAMPAIGN
Rally la Planned to Urge Support of
Candidates In the Election
At a township caucus of Itock If'.a'id
prcgressives h!d last night at the
Safety building s ticket was nominat
ed for the township election. Wi iiam
M. Walker was t-hosen chairman of
the meeting and K. I.. Holmgraln sec
retary, and the following nominations
Supervisors -George Whie. Joshua
Kaoselquist, Frank (). Ctnedy. Roy L.
Justices of the F'eH'-e Victor O
Peterson, Jam's H. Stoddard. Kuril C.
Rurka. Stephen S. Hull.
Constables James G. Rlytlie
Hastings, John Pttzpatrick.
A vacancy wa li-f! In the ol!ic
of supervisor, en in that cf justice
and two in that of constable. Mem
lcr of the party state they will short
ly hare a rally, with promlnt'n: speak-o-s.
and wi 1 push the camwigi.
BAD CHECK ARTIST
Prisoner Has Big Sheaf of Ps
per With Forged Signatures
Is Being Held.
,. were rna"
ti.e.jj .at "!y
.CHURCH AND HOLSAPPLE
MIX IN FIERCE BATTLE
Kt Toliceman C. C. Church and
Me couth, believes the luns, opens George Hoisapple engaged In a fierce
battle on the down town streets last
nisht. as a result of which the latter
was hak-d into police court this morn-
M''d:Hr.es that aid nature are always
most' successful. Chamber. ain's Cough
Remedy ad- on this plan. R iooen
the ei-retiinin and aids nature in re
stfiriiiK the system to a healthy con
d:'ion. Sold by all druggists.- (Adv.i
t- it ri Hi a
oiq h 3i It II
Ry the arrest of a urunken stove
salesman :n the person of Mrant M.is
sey. yesterday, the pli-e nipped in
the bud a wholesale bad i-i'.eck cam
paign, and tie'.ieve tiiey liave landed
ov.e of the smoothest crntiden- e men
in the business. Matfy. who was
arrested for disorderiy cintduct. had
John ' 0n IM'rPon a D'S she.-.f f checks
i on the First National br.ik of Aledo.
Fi-ht of them bore The signature of
C. P. Walker, a ueposiuir at tnat in
stitution and four of them were made
mi- for $2" each. The sigra'ures were
forged. Maey is being held pend
ing an invest igat':on. His esse has
bee;; cop'itiued until March -2. and'
his bond lias teen fixed at $40.
The prisot er has been selling steel
ranges in various Illinois towns, trav
eling by team. He was in Aiedo last
Wednesday, and in some manner pro
cured the blank checks. He claims
o have $'ii mi deposit :n '.he iedo
bank, and explained the presence of
tt;o checks by the fact that be ob
tained a b'ank book when he made h:s
$2'' deposit. The signa'ure of Wa'k
er he claims. have signe-1 while
kilting time i-i an Aledo hosiclry. and
denied any ititent to cash tile paper.
These Specials "Just for a Day"
Sharp Items for Quick Work Saturday March 15
COMBINATIONS, of good quality
cambric, corset cover and drawers,
lace or embroidery trim- Q
med, $1.00 values for OlC
CvaA 3 (TV CO Olx
i SOON TO BE PRESENTED
The electrical ordinance which has
been in the process of dra fting fflr a
month or more past, will soon be
' ready for presentation to the city coun
' cii. Yesterday afternoon at a confer-
encp in the mayor's oflice. some of
: the features and phases of the pro
posed legislation were gone over in
detail. A. G. C.oldschmidf, Davenport's
city electrician. F. W. Reimers of the
Teople's Rower company and repre
sentatives of the electrical contractors
ami journeymen were present at yes
, tenlay's meeting.
U.S. MARSHAL ARRESTS
GREEKS FOR BOOT LEGGING
V. S. Deputy Marshal Black of P
oria descended upon a Greek coffee
house in Moline yesterday afternoon,
placing under arrest the two propri
etors, who are charged with bootleg
ging. The capture was made by Rlack,
assisted by Otrcer r. J Meenan. The
, prisoners, it is claimed, have been
carrying on extensive liquor opera
tions as a side line and an investiga
tion by federal authorities led to their
arrest The men were taken to Pe
oria last night.
BAR PINS An assorted lot of bar
pins in many d'.ffereut styles and
settings, pick from this lot
of 50c values for ,
PETTICOATS Odd lots of wom
en's black taffetine nnd spun glass
petticoats, made with tucked sec
tional flounce, values to
APRON GINGHAMS Perfect mill
lengths of standard apron ging
hams, ail style checks quan i
tity limited, ."i yards for
LOT 1 Gill parlor paper, 10
rolls wall, 6 rolls celing, 20
yards border, the lot
LOT 2 Brown dining room.
8 rolls wall, t rolls ceiling,
20 yards border, the lot
LOT 3 Green kitchen tile,
6 rolls wall, 6 rolls ceiling,
20 yards border, the lot
LOT 4 Heavy red ha.ll. 12
rolls wall, 4 rolls ceiling. 24
yards border, the lot
ALSO a limited quantity of
green, bitw and yellow moire
ceiling paper, at per
roll ; 3?
5ru cl out
CHILDREN'S HOSE Bora' and
girls' fast black ribbed hoee, light
or medium weight, guaranteed to
wear, a 25c value, q
a pair X OC
QaaKt $" OO 0l
CHILD'S ROMPERS, of plain blue,
durable seersucker gingham, trim
med in red. all sizes from 2 to 6
years 39o ones
rv oo oajj
rv oo ouljj
WOMEN'S WAISTS Ungene
waists, one or two of a kind, high
or low neck, long or sleeves
prettily trimmed, values to $1.75,
HAND BAGS Select from auy oi
our regular $i.00 real seal hand
bags, newest shapes
and styles, for
CjuAfc 3 TO CO rOx
CLOTHES BASKETS Anothr lot
of those extra quality, bleached
willow clothes baskets,
r'-cutar fam'iv size, for..
WOMEN'S GLOVES $1.0r. quali
ty, suede gloves, colors lan, brown,
mode and gray,, while a limited
quantity last, a in
pair P 1 1 c7
aa 5" rv oo culjj
WOMEN'S HOSE Black Je.
deep garter top. bought as seconds,
but imperfections scarcely not un
able, 3 pairs for 50c, - Q
a pair X OC
uuA 3 (TO 0O rOxj,
rv oo cu-jj
EMBROIDERIES, a table full of
line nainsook embroideries, con
vent edges and eyelet work mostly,
15c values, a
St. Patrick's Day cards and
novelties at very low prices.
STEW KETTLES Only four doz
en of these heavy retlnned stew
kettles, both three and
four-quart sizes each....
DINNERWAR E Plates of all sizes,
oatmeals, creamers, pickles, mugs
water pitchers, etc., values up to
20c, your choice
Beautiful Easter Lilies
at low prices for Sat
urday. Many people
will buy now.
jUAfc 3" tf0 OO CLx
DRESS PERCALES A limited
quantity of 32 inch percales in
both light and dark styles,
worth 9c, at a yard
No mail nor telephone or
ders filled on these specials.
Hartz Mountain Canaries, Guaranteed Singers, $2.75
Shirts and Neckwear
will be easy to choose from our Spring showing. More hats
than we've ever shown styles to meet every fancy, to suit
every taste and face.
in all the latest shapes and shades the largest display of
Stetson hats in the tri-cities Stetson Special shown ex
M. & K. Special hats in newest styles, $3.00.
Bhowing of hats for men and young men at
Also a great
$2 and $2.50
e "--ar is " -v
For Man,Woman & Child
Notice if you want Pried Fruits for
lies or Puddings. You will fnd here
a complete line of high quality of
Peaches, Apricots. Pears. Figs. Prunes,
etc. You will find both satisfaction
a'i'i economy in the use of Dried
Fruits in the making of Pies, and less
trouble in the preparation.
Some Mcney Savers for Saturday
CHOCOLATE Genuine Rakers,
2.rc cake at J5C
COCOA Van Houfen's. the best,
2"c can for 18c
CORN STARCH, pound package
TOMATOES. No 2 cans solid pack;
three cans for 25c
KIDNEY BEANS. "Camel" brand.
none better, can 10c
FISH FLAKES, no Foaking,
reru'.ar l'c cans 12c
SARDINES In pure olive oil. "King
0car" 1")C can 12c
KIPPERED HERRING, laree 2."c
can at 18c
OLIVE OIL, "Poir.peiian" finest in th
world, can 25c
PFARS 'Red Mill" brand, regu!?r
20c cen at 1 2 1 o C
APRICOTS "Red Mil!" brand, regular
2"c can at 12 1 c
MUSTARD DRESSING Heinz's a l.'.c
bo'tle at 10c
CCFFEE A good 30c coffee
at pound 25c
CHEESE "Lunch" cheese, a very
good eater, each 5c
Excellent values in
the latest cpriner pat-
tcrtK at Sl.rU. $1.U.
Ties for Saturday
About twenty dozen of all -ilk
tonr-in-hands in mixed colors
and plain shade ef
fect, Saturday only
Ladies'' Lace Knee
Union Suits and
Fine weave ootton anion
suits, exceptional value, slzea
4 to 9, Sat- CC
Lace or tight knee styles, in
extra fine cotton union Buits,
sizes 5 and 6, un
usual values ....
Ladies' Vests, 10c
T'nusually good value on sale
In knit tinderwear
New Shoe Arrivals on Sale Tomorrow
All the Natty Creations in Early
Tans, patents, white and imperial buck
skins and fabric shoes. Of special value
tomorrow is women s dull
calf button shoes in all sizes
and widths, excellent $4.00
GAMBLE OF LOSS
Tavenner to Introduce Bill at
Coming Special Session
Be sure and order tome Jones
Dairy Farm Ham. We sell it by
the wnoie ham or in slices. We
also tell Jones' Lard. Bacon and
Little Pig Pork Sausages, noth
ing better In the world.
We will have a full l're of th
choicest Fresh Vegetables for your
Srtrday dinner. Come in nd make
our selection or call West 12 or 59.
i Sanitary Grocery
Congressman Clyde H. Tavenner of I
'his district win endeavor at the com-j
me special session of congress to '
! ave passed a bill relieving Circuit
' rk G. W. Gamble of this city of
:ne need of making g iod the S4r.5,i
"f fees due tne government for natur
; .ization work, which amount was in-
1 l'ied ;n the "swag" secured when the
c.rcuit clerk's office was burglarized
he night of Feb. 21. Mr. Gamble was
is rdian of the money. In case the
i iil is passed, it will mean that the
en fefs will be waived and no one
ti! be loser.
Mr. Gamble was required to send
;n affidavit regarding the robbery to
gether with the account of the same
j CTa'ne4 in The Argus to the'eon-
j.i-sfrtian for the eniigh'ment of con
i zress when the bill is presented.
One Way Colonist Tickets
March 15 to April 15
Correspondingly Low Fares
to North Pacific Coast.
Tickets honored in Tourist
SleopingCars upon payment
of birth rate about half
tne standard PuLlrr.an fare.
Choice of Three Routes
Via Colorado Scenic Route to Si!t La'e City tr.er.ee Western
Fac.fir; throtrrVrs Feather River Car. yon : v. a Cdorado Scenic Route to
Sa'.t Lake C".y and Ogrden tneno Scutiiern Pac flc : via E! Paso and
New Mexico the direct route cf lowest altitudes in connection wit&
the E. P. Sc S. W. ar.d Southern Pacific.
Cai'. on rre !ot intormarion about (-. low tr5. tickets. re-Tttion, elo. k
F. H. PLUMMER, Ticket Aflent, ' f
20th St. Depot, Rock Island. '
HAL. S. RAY, Aiant General ranengcr A;cnt
De Moinci, Iowa
515 17th St.
Two phones 12 and 53.
he sewa an the Urns The