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THE ARGUS, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2(5. 1904.
8 CYCLONE DOES $30,000 DAMAGE AT EAST MOLINE Second Story of Scale Works is Carried Away. SMOKESTACK IS DOWN Fields ol Corn Leveled Ferry Davenport's Close Call. The ugly storm that hovered over the city hftwoen S and 9 o'clock last evening developed cyclonic propor tions when East Moline was reached and inflicted damage to buildings and crops there aggregating approximately The sfcunil story of the East Moline Scale works was swept off and scat tered over a forty acre strip; the smokestack of the I'nion Malleable Iron works was blown down; the walls of an addition that the Root & Van dervoort Machine company is having reeled v.i -re cracked and blown out, and the fuel hou::e of the company was lifted from its foundation and re duced to a heap of wreckage; the foun dation for the Ka.it Moline Automo bile company's new factory building, which was Hearing completion, vir tually will have to be rebu.lt; a bolt of lightning struck the motor of the Moline Tool Company, causing a dam ape of $1. ". The repairs at the factories mention ed will occupy the greater part of the week, and during that period some two hundred men will be out of employ ment. Whole fields of corn around Kast Moline, in which locality the cyclone appears to have spent its force, are b-veled with the ground, and upwards of 25 outbuildings were wrecked. lion I Near t :i t'wllitinn. Passengers on the Diamond Jo steamer Dubuue which arrived here last evening at S:2i o'clock from St. 1-ouis, were frightened when the big 1oat tried to land here and barely missed striking the ferry Davenport. On account of the btorin which was racing at the time the boats were hard to manage, but the pilot of the Du buque seemed to have had his steamer under good control, and had thrown her diagonally with the river, in or der to protect her from the wind. but the flames were extinguished be fore any serious damage was done. Mrrrl Cora are Derailed. In different sections of the city the water was over the street car tracks. Here and there the mud from the hills covered the tracks, and there were ; numerous instances of derailment of car. The telegraph and telephone wires were down, and the railroad trains were delayed. Hltt rciretrlc Slicn Hlunn I.oonp. The big electric sign that hangs in front of the Bijou cigar store on Sec ond avenue was blown loose from its supports and just missed being driven through the plate glass window. Drmurrutlc Flag; Hold I p. The Roosevelt and Fairbanks flag in front of the Union office yielded to the storm, the rope breaking and drop ping the banner to t.ie pavement. The Park-r and Davis flag in front of The Argus was floating as serenely this morning as if there had not been an unusual disturbance of the elements, G. Wash. McCaskriu pulled his banner in with the aid of the lightning during the storm. THE WEATHER. Partly elouilj, with prlnlly nliuvt-rn and tliuiileriitoriu I' ll I K li t uml TiifMilay. J. M. SHKH1KH, Obirrvrr. 'IViiil-rnlurf al 7 a. in.. U; at 2:.1 p. iu., 74. CITY CHAT. fall for the new Kinship. For insurance, K. J. Burns. Buy a home of Reidy Bros. Ralston shoes at Dolly Bros'. School shoes at I.age-Waters'. The city council meets tonight. Lage-Waters fjr shoe bargains. Tri-City Towel Supply company. Shoes for everybody at Lage-Waters". For bus. baggage, express, call Robb's. For shoe bargains, see Lage-Waters. Spencer Ai Trefz for 'ous or express. Best styles in shoes at I .age- Waters'. For real estate and insurance, E. J. Burns. Attend the opening at Mrs. I.a Frenz' Thursday and Friday. Luge-Waters Shoo company offers great bargains in shoes. 1 Ice cream and ice cream soda at Petersen's, 1314 Third avenue. Don't think of buying shoes until yiiu have seen l.age-Waters' line. If you want your house painted. ad- Attempting to land her at the foot of dress F. II. Swenline, box 4:!4. city. Seventeenth street, she was run u Walline & Hamilton, express and short distance past the landing in order !tr f(.r 0)J .,.,lonu lo7o I1(..v --ve to let her hack in a little. In coming tip past the binding the pilot saw the ferry Davenport backing front her landing, between the foot of Seven teenth and Kighteenth streets. Both boats were dangerously (lose to each other. Passengers (in the Dubuque ran out on the deck and with fear watched the big boat as she almost rammed the Davenport. Most of the Dubuque's passengers were not in fear of their own lives, but were expecting the Dav enport to be struck by the Dubuque's bow and sunk with her few passen gers, about ten iu number. With con summate skill, however, the pilot of the Dubuque cleared the danger and landed safely. dnr of I'rrnkn of Monti. One of the freaks of the storm oc curred at the resilience of Daniel Scul ley. Fifth avenue and Twenty-second street, where a door that was standing ajar was suddenly blown open, striking Mrs. Smith, a daughter of Mrs. Si til ly. who was seated in a chair in the parlor, and throwing her to the floor, causing a dislocation of one of In r shoulders. I.IbIiId!iic lrlkrn ICol. A bolt of lightning followed a wire, into the operators room at the Twen tieth street station of the Rock Island road, setting fire to the woodwork. Don't Get Gay. . Wh en the b o s s calls y ou dobitrt. He can get another boy by the xisc of I R G U S Want ads If yotz need the money, say frothing. club is entertaining . M. C. A. this after- V. H. Siemon will do your tin work; 1427 Sixth avenue. New 'phone 5710. i. leaning, pressing, repairing. New Panitorium Club, l!inl Second avenue. Grand display of fall millinery ut Mrs. I.a Frenz' Thursday and Friday. Co to the busy shoe store where bar gains are a-plenty. Lage-Waters Shoe company. Wall Paper clearing sale, one-third and one half off, at Adams Wall Paper company's. Pencil box free with every pair cf child's shoes at Lage-Waters", 17u3 Second avenue. The "B. ". M." the boys of the Y noon at a social. Shapely trousers made to fit. $4. $r. $; and $7. Beal fc McCarthy, Illinois theatre building. The Y. M. C. A. board of directors will meet in its regular monthly session tomorrow evening. The Qui Vive club will give their second dancing party at Watch Tower Wednesday, Sept. 2i. We clean and press your clothes with car.. Beal Ac McCarthy. Illinois theatre building. 'Phone 716 I,. The (). E. S. Sewing circle will meet with Mrs. Kmil Wertiec k S2 Seven teenth strect. tomorro.v afternoon. Peaches and pears for canning are of better quality an l c ieaper this week at Rachmann's, 7o Twelfth st reet. A free lecture will be delivered at the Y. M. C. A. on the virile powers of superb manhood. Tuesday evening. Sept 27. The rummage sale Cat came to a close last week at the rink on Six teenth strevt tutted $55.10 for Beth any Home. Will Rice and Miss Lida B. Gresser. both colored, of this city, wer.1 married this afternoon by Justice J. If. Cleland in his office. Adams Wall Paper company guaran tees the best bargains In wall paper at cost and below during the great Sep tember sale. Wednesday, Thursday. Friday and Saturday evenings Mrs. I .a Frenz will keep her store open for the benefit of her customers. Dr. Schultz. a well-known lecturer, will talk to men on the subject of cor rect living at the Y. M. C. A. auditor ium tomorrow evening. Co:nty Chairman Atl Kohler an nounces that C. S. Deneen, republican candidate for governor, will speak at the Moline Industrial home, where there will be seating accommodations for 5,000 persons, Oct. 7. Wall paper for 100 rooms (side wall, border and ceiling), worth $3, only 1 per room at Adams Wall Paper com pany's September sale. Coal, Cable or Springfield coal we now sell for 25 cents per ton less in lots of 10 tons or more at one delivery. Fnion Ice & Coal company. Don't forget that the long evenings are corning. Have your house wired now and have good light. The Klectric Construction company, 1S1C Third ave- nuj. - v- aa Special preparation has been made to make the exhibit of the Brandenburg millinery Wednesday and Thursday the most comprehensive millinery event of the season. Miss Richmond has arrived from Chicago and will take charge of the trimming room at Miss Byrne's. For original ideas and designs. Miss Rich mond is unexcelled. Is it hot enough for you? Call and see the practical demonstration of the Buck heater in front of our store and learn how to cut your fuel bills in two. Clemann & Salzmann. To the current issue of Sports Afield C. F. Gaetjer, of this city, contributes an entertaining illustrated article con cerning a recent fishing and hunting expedition of which he was a member. St. Paul lodge No. 107. Knights of Pythias, announces work in the third degree at Odd Fellows hall tomorrow evening. The Moline team will have charge of the ceremonies. There will be a smoker following. E. B. McKown sells the Springfield coal from one of the best mines in the state. This coal is unexcelled as a low priced coal for furnaces, small heaters and ranges. Special price will be made on orders of 10 tons or more. Latest fall modes in millinery now ready for your inspection. Annual fall opening Tuesday and Wednesday Sept. 27 and 2s. You are Invited to attend. Mrs. Arthur Brooks, 513 Sev enteenth street. Initial exhibit of model hats for au tumn and winter wear Sept. 28 and 29 at McCabe's. A superb showing of the best copies of the Parisian modistes, together with the beautiful creations of their own expert milliners. Mrs. Dimock takes pleasure in in viting your inspection of her fall and winter display of French pattern hats and exclusive designs from her own work room. There will be no formal opening. Deere building, Moline. Are you going through this winter with as poor light as you had last win ter. We will charge you nothing for estimating the cost of lighting your home right. Phones West 2S0 and 5419. The Electric Construction com pany, 1S1G Third avenue. It is hard to be cheery mid gloomy sui round ings. The ex"nse of puttinc in electric lights is not so much. It will cost you nothing for an estimate. Call us on either phono. West 2S0 and 5109. The Electric Construction com pany, lslO Third avenue. A Sadaro company have opened a tea and coffee store with a large sup ply of new and up-to-date premiums consisting of crockery, granite ware, etc., etc. Quality of coffees and teas guaranteed first (lass. 'Phone West I'ds. Call and see our store, 2720 Fifth avenue. No wonder it was hot today. Cle mann & Salzmann are giving a prac tical demonstration of the heating ca pacity of the Buck heaters in front of their store. Call and see this wonder ful "winter-chaser'" and have the plan explained to you whereby you will have an opportunity to secure oan free. F. R. Hopkins has purchased the in terest of Oscar Hildebrand in the Illi nois Smoker. The name of t'ae firm is now Cash & Hopkins, Mr. Hop kins has resided in this, tit y two years, coming here from Turlington, Iowa, where he was ajreut for nine years for the Diamond Jo Steamboat company, to become agent for the Acme Packet company, in which capacity he a. as employed for a year. The weather man was beat out to day. Of course, it was hot this after noon, but you hardly knew the. reason unless you were down tjwn and saw the demonstration. Clemann & Salz mann are giving in front of iheir store of the wonderful heating jxiwer of the Buck heaters. One of these fine heat ers is to be given away by a unique; plan, under which only married men are eligible. Call and see the st;ve and get a ticket free. r. The Great Embroidery Sale. Continues with added interest. Fresh lots for Monday's shoppers. Positive ly the greatest embriodery values you have ever seen-12V2C to $1.50 embroid eries marked at, yd 3Sc, 29c, 25c 19c 15c. 12c. 10c and 5c I STORE CLOSES AT 5:30 EVERY EVENING EXCEPT SATURDAY rvi uvu nock I S LAND J LL THIRD AVENUETHROUCH TO SECOND Dress Linings Cheap. lSc Silesias, gray and Or brown only, sale price "V 25c Spun Glass and Near Silk linings, all shades, f yard 1 Jw 40c Moreen Washable Skirtings, black, white and all colors, OOr yard, only 50,000 YARDS SMS! GREATEST SILK SALE ON RECORD Manufacturer's Sample Pieces, representing all this season's newest and best weaves in plain and fancy Silksblacks and other colors September 10th, in connection with several other dry goods firms, our silk buyer consumated a deal with three large silk manufacturers for all their sample pieces of silks, nearly 150,000 yards in all at abOUt 50C On the dollar. Our proportion of this big purchase has arrived 50,000 yards of this season's choice new silks will go on sale PROMPTLY AT 9 O'CLOCK, MONDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 26. Extra counter room will be devoted to the advantageous display of the different lots-Here are some of the many bargains to be had 10 000 yards handsome black and colored silks In lengths from y3 to 20 yards, including 24-inch liberty brocades, taffeta stripes and checks, changeable shirtwaist suit ings in neat effects, black peau de soles, taffetas, Louisines, etc., etc., worth 73c, $1, $1.25 a yard, all at half price, displayed in center aisle, sold only by the length, whila they last, at per yard 5Sc, 49c and 27-inch black taffeta chiffon finish, value $1, at yard ... 24-inch black taffeta, excellent quality Swiss finish, value 90c, at yard 19-lnch black taffeta, splendid wear ing cloth, new finish, value in. tyt 79c ccellent 55c 27-inch black peau de lustrous quality, value $1.25, at yard ... soie, fine 89c 23-inch black peau de sole, rich heavy quality, value O&r $1.45, at per yard VOC 75c at per yard Imported black chiffon taffeta, col- 89c 19-inch black peau de sole, reliable quality, value 75c, at yard 49c . 39c ored edges, value $1.25, at per yard 3G-inch, yard-wide black peau de soie. value $1, at yd" 3G-inch yard-wide black taffeta, ex cellent quality, value $1.3S. at per yard 21-inch Brainard and Armstrong guaranteed black peau de soie, value $1, at yard.... 79c 36-inch yard-wide black moire silks, value $1, marked A fr at yard rVC $1 quality new chiffon finish crepe de chine in twelve beautiful shades, marked Cftr at yard OOC fl quality new chiffon taffeta. wnite, light blue, navy brown, etc.. etc., marked at yard , $1 quality new peau de cypne, a beautiful soft dress silk In twenty leading shades, these marked at yard 3C-inoh yard-wide cloth of gold, tho famous silk for evening coats, regu lar price $1.50 yard, 2 O marked at OOW 27-inch cloth of gold, regu lar price $1 yard, for SG-ineh yard-wide colored taffeta In two colors only, old rose and nile green, elegant quality, 5iftr value at $1.45. ut yard OOv 63c 63c 59c 15.00 STREET SUITS BEAUTIFULLY TAILORED Made of fancy mixtures and L.y manville Cheviots. Coats made broad shouldered, satin linings. skirts instep length made with pleats. Very particular values at $19.50 and .. Elegant heavy Cheviot Coats trim med with Kersey strappings and velvet, all satin lined. Value $18 It's makers loss that ly f enables us to sell them at.."-' OPTICAL DEPARTMENT. O Every one should take advan tage of our offer to test eyes with out charge. Those who do not need glasses should be sure of it. Those who do need them cannot afford to neglect it. We have employed Dr. Myers, the well-known optician to take care of our Optical Depart ment which is one of the best equipped in the state. We have all the newest and most expensive scientific instruments known to the . profession for taking the correct . measures of the eyes and the doc tor will be pleased to examine your eyes and advise you of your needs free of charge. 1000 PAIRS LACE CURTAINS From the Peremptory Sale of Messrs J. S. Lesser & Co. Consisting of imported Irish Point, Brussels and Point do Calais Curtains, bought by us at Auction Rooms of Field, Chapman &. Co; 427 Broadway, New York, at SO CENTS on tho dollar. MONDAY MORNING AT 10 O'CLOCK We place this entire purchase on sale in our Drapery Department and guarantee a saving of half on each pair of these Curtains. Be on hand early ; it's a rare oppor $G, $7, $8, $10, and $12 Brussels, Irish Point and Point de Calias curtains, the best of the imported curtains, all handsome new pat terns go on sale in three great lots at per pair 4.98, 3.98 & 2.98 50 pieces of fis'i net in fancy de signs, all new patterns, worth from 25c to 50c a yard, bought with tho curtains at auction,' choice at yard 50 pairs novelty scrim curtains, in the same purchase, value -g 50 $2.25, at pair 00 :25,19&15c WRIST BAGS Styles that are new and practical. . Carriage boys, walrus grain leath er, with straps, card case and purse. $1.50 value for 94c Ladies Peggy leather, gold $1.25 bags for bags of patent frame, handsome . ...69c CHILDR.ENS' COATS. GREAT VARIETY. In our fine display of over 500 gar ments you'll find every desirable color and style. Heavy Cheviots, Zibelines. Kerseys, Coverts, Fan cies, etc. Military styles predom inate and there is a great variety of these. This season we have provided lG-year sizes for extra largo children. Trimmings are bright and gay, and prices run un der value. There Is a splendid lot of $12.00 and $13.50 q QT coats at V0 Ask to see the "J qQ coats at $5.90, $4.62, and .VVO Special DEMONSTRATION and Sale of National Biscuit Coa Famous "INNER SEAL" Trade-nark Goods. An expert demonstrator will bo with us till Saturday night Oct. 1 to demonstrate the cleanliness, good, crispness and superior qual ity of these goods and yon will have an opportunity of tasting new products. To attract sharp atten tion to this demonstration we will sell to any lady calling at our sec ond floor booth, the regular iZc size Uneeda Biscuit at 3 packages for Come anyhow and get ft fred taste. 10c OPENING AT THE ILLINOIS Arthur Dunn in "The Runaways" to Inaugurate Season 1904-05. Manager U. H. Taylor announces i hat the formal opening of the season of l!t'i4 nr, at the Illinois theatre will take place Oct. 11. when Samuel Shu be rt will present the musical comedy. "The Runaways," with an all-star cast headed by the diniunitive -omedian. Arthur Dunn. The bookings for Oc tober are announced' as follows: "One Night in June." 4 Gideon's "Georgia Campmeet ing." 5 "In Louisiana." 7 "Everyman." 9 "Papa's lioy." 11 "The Runaways." 12 "The Show Girl." 13 "Out of the Fold." 10 "I'nder Southern Skies." 19 "Chinese Honeymoon." 20 "Bird Center." 21 "Hamlet" (Whiteside.) 22 Her Only Sin." 23 "Human Hearts." 24. 1 week Readick Stock, company. 20 ""Why Women Sin." WILLIAMS AND RUTTEfl RETURNED BY CONFERENCE Rev. W. B. Wiley Assigned as Presid ing Elder of the Rock Isand District. A dispatch to The Argus this after noon from Pontiac, where the Central Illinois conference of the Methodist church is in session, slates that Itev. V. R. Wiley has been appointed pre siding elder of the Rock Island district succeeding J. W. Frizzelle, whose term has expired. Rev. R. H. Williams is returned as pastor of the First Methodist church here another year. Rev. J. 15. Rutter :ilso comes back for another year as pastor of Spencer Memorial Methodist hurch. Other assignments in this vicinity sire: Moline. Rev. M. V. Crumbaker. First church. Rev. I). S. Andrewartha. Second church; Milan. A. E. Ioder: Geneseo, K. C. Anderson; Cambridge. W. H. Witter: Aledo. S. C. Schaffer; Preemption, C. F. Crane. COURT HOUSE RECORD. Circuit Court. LAW. Sept. 21. 42. Schrooder vs. Deere. Trespass. Motion of defendant for rule on plaintiff to give security for costs and motion by plaintiff for l-ave to prosecute as a poor person. Hoth overruled. Defendant ruled to plead by Oct. 2 next. 92. Lind vs. Hoard of Education School District twp. IT, IS, it r 1 w 4 p.m. Case. Plaintiff confesses demui rer to narr to Ik- well taken and de murrer sustained. ICS, Gaylord administrator company. Case. Demurrer ruled. 145, Van Nevel vs. C. R. I company. Case. Demurrer sustained and leave given plaintiff to file an amended Narr. CHAN'CERY. Sept. 24. 238. St. Clair vs. St. Clair. Divorce. Defendant called and defaulted. vs. to Swif: narr & P. Ry. to Narr STARVATION BRINGS DEATH John Jennes of Boston Ends His Life in a Week at Galesburg. Galesburg. III.. Sept. 20. For a week John Jennes of Boston. Mass.. a traveling salesman, refused to take food, ami died yesterday of starvation. Last May Jennes was taken ill herfr with erysipelas, and since it has been with much urging only that he could be induced to take food. Once before he nearly died of starvation. Drowned fn Water Tank. The 10-rnonths-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Medrad De Porter, a farmer liv ing near Hooppole. Henry county, was drowned in a tank used for watering stock Friday. The little one was miss ed during the day ami the body was found after a long search. It had been thought impossible for the child to climb in the tank. Burglars Enter School. IXHigfellow school. Forty-first street and Seventh avenue, was entered by burglars either Saturday night or last night. Four rubber door matts are all that are missing. New Lawyer Locates Here. Attorney 1 1. C. Havertt.ld has re moved from Chic.mo to this city and will betrin practice here Oct. 1. His office will be located with that of Jus lice D. R. McFarlane, Second avenue. Dawson Scorched. Seattle. Wash.. Sept. 20 A Times special from Dawson says that the largest fire- since ls:9 occurred there Friday night. The loss is estimated at a quarter of a million, with n;j insur ance. The fire swept both sides of Queen street between Second and Third avenues as far south as the Mc Donald Trading company. Tips to Travelers. Low Rates via "Burlington." $9.G5, St. Paul and Minneapolis. The C, 15. & Q. will have on sale Sept. 2S, 29 ami :5 round trip tickets to St. Paul and Minneapolis at rate of $;.;r. Re turn limit, Oc t. 15. Illinois State Fair, Springfield, III. The ('., H. & Q. will have on sale Sept. 2s to Oct. 7. inclusive-, round trip tickets to Springfield at rate of $4.;.r. Return limit, Ot t. 8. $6 to St. Louis and Return. The Rock Island, on all days except Fridays and Saturdays, will sell seven day tickets to St. Iiitis and return at rate of $;. Trains h ave at X:lo a. m. and 7: 2u p. m. $23.50 to Baltimore and Return. For national convention of Fraternal Order of Eagles, Sept. 12 to 17, 1904. The C, M. & St. Paul will sell round trip tickets for this occasion for $23.50. Tic kets on sale Sept. f to 10, good to return Kept. U. For further Informa tion apply to P. 1j. Hinrlchs, commer cial agent, oOf! Urady street. Stop and Think. If you want to go to Chicago you can take one of the C. M. & St. P.'s fine trains and make an easy and rap id journey. Trains for Chicago leave Rock I.-.land as follows: At 4:15 a. in., arriving at Chicago at S:55 a. m., and at 11:50 p. m., arriving at Chi cago at 7:5". a. m. Physical Culture. All persons interested in a physi cal culture class are requested to meet at Industrial hall Tuesday. Sept. 27. at :; p. in. For further particulars call at music stores for circulars or phone Prof. Clendenin, Davenport, both phones. All the news all the time The Argus. German Press Association. Muscatine. Sept. 20. The German American Press association of Iowa, the Dakotas and Nebraska, in session here, elected Joseph Eiboeek. of Des Moines, president, and chose Clinton, luwa, for the next meeting place. $4.C5 Springfield and Return. From Sept. 2 to Oct. 7, the C, R. I. & P. railway will sell round trip tickets to Springfield at above rate with return limit Oct. X. Trains leave Rock Island at S:i." a. m. arriving at Springfield 2:55 p. m., or leave Rock Island at 7:15 p. rn.t arriving at Springfield at l:2u a. m. Th- (.'.. R. I. & P. is the short line to Springfield. Odd Fellows Adjourn. San Francisco. Sept. 20. The sover eign grand lodge of Odd Fellows Sat urday completed its work by installing the officenj-elect, and adjourned to meet iu Philadelphia next year. S'pecial Meat S'ale We offer every day all this week prices on choice, fresh meats which you can't afford to miss. You ought to take advantage of this sale, for every purchase will mean money in your pocket. Read carefully: Rest sirloin steak, per lb Rest itoiterhou.se steak, per lb. 12k: 12 Ic 25c 25c 9c 7c ..Ale 9c 12!c ...4Jc H. F. Meyer's !Mnrlpt Hrrrntit 4 IQIHBIt Opponlte otom ?f Three lbs. good steak, for Three- pounds Hamburger steak for Prime rib roast of beef, per lb Good beef roast, per lb Good boiling beef, per lb Pure kettle rendered lard, per lb Sugar cured baco, per lb Etra fine corned beef from He down to