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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
SATURDAY. JANUARY 25. 1908.
A PAINTER KILLED
Max Hageman Falls From Roof
of New Davenport Malting
HIS SKULL IS CRUSHED
Overbalances in Arranging Swinging
Stage Dropped Four Stories or
About 70 Feet.
Max 1 1 a. snian, a Davenport painter,
was almost instantly killed by a fall
from the roof of the new building of
the Davenport Mailing company this
morning He was at work on the loof
of the building preparing a swinging
stage. In reaching over the edge of
the r.jof to arrange a rope lie lost his
balance and fell four stoiles. a distance
or between fin and 70 feet, to the
Altulilcil I'tiun I lent).
The unfortunate man alighted upon
bis head and his skull was crushed.
Those who witnessed the accident sup
posed be would be instantly killed but
upon making an examination found
there were still signs of life. An am
bulance was called but death came be
fore it arrived. Mr. Ilagcnnann's horn
is-at 1119A West Second street.
Partly fluiiily .lliu,li. II ml Silnilnv:
slightly :iriii-r loi.iclil; tlir IixvcnI
l-iiii-r:itiire tonight will he alimit l!."! tn
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'21 hours. rr-i-iit:it ion, none.
Ian. 25 In Riotory.
17CS - Ro'uert IJurns, poet,
bjin liver Ayr; i.k-d
1772-Jarnta Hoes. "Ettrlck
Shi'phcid." poet, burn;
17C1 - Ci'or&t' Sehvyn, fa
mous Untjilsh wit,
illiii; born 170.
Ilil3 J:i;;i"3 Marion SImni9.
venlor. born in I.an- Robert Burns,
castor county. S. C. : died in Xew York
1870 L)uc de Droglie. peer of France,
statesman end colleague of Guizot,
dleU; born 17S5.
1S0G Brigadier General Joseph Wheeler.
U. S. A., retired, former lieutenant
general of the Confederate States of
America and prc-n'.i.ent in public Iifo
since the civil c. Met, died in Brook
lyn; born 1S37.
1907 Isabella, Beecher Hooker, last of th
children of Rev. byman Ueecher, died
at Hnrtford, Conn.; born 1H22.
Tonight and Tomorrow Morning.
Sun seta. 0:03: rises. 7:11. Moon rises,
12 ir.klnight. Moon's ase. 22 days. 1 a.m.,
a'l Jupiter's moons seen west of the planet.
5:3 a. ni.. moon at last quarter. A. O.
175". Halley died. Engtish astronomH".
aged Si: the monster comet called by his
name. d'.;e in our sky in 1910. after aa ab
sence of 75 years.
I front and most liberally shown at Mc-
For an early breakfast, take home
Mrs. Austin's pancake flour. Ready in
I defy you to beat my prices on all
kinds of stoves. Jones, the second
Springfield nut and egg coal, best in
the market, for ranges and furnaces at
Don't shiver yourself into sickness;
take your small change to Jones and
et a stove.
Finest black ostrich plume9 at CO
cents on the dollar beginning Monday
Choice three inch coarse screenings
from Springfield mines, $2.50 per ton,
delivered at McKown's.
Connelly & Connelly have moved
their law offices to suite 311, Peoples
National Bank building.
Promptbnyers will find still further
cut prices on the Brandenburg millin
ery. Act quickly if you want any.
Shell oysters and chicken dinner at
the Rock Island House cafe Sundaj
fiom 12 to 2 and 5 to 8 p. m. 50 cents
Shell oysters and chicken dinner at
the Hock Island House cafe Sunday
from 12 to 2 and 5 to S p. m. 5U cents
Nothing so cheap for a good, whole
some, hearty breakfast, as Mrs. Aits
tin's pancake flour. At all grocers.
Calumet, the leading fire insurance
company of Illinois. J. L. Freeman,
1712 Second avenue, local agent.
Shell oysters and chicken dinner at
the Rock island House cafe Sunday
from 12 to 2 and 3 to S p. in. 50 cents.
Shell oysters and chicken dinner at
the Rock Island House cafe Sundaj
from 12 to 2 and 5 to S p. m. 50 cents.
Mcf'abe's annual embroidery sale be
gins promptly at ! o'clock Monday
morning, (ireattr values than ever are
to be. shown.
Howard Nixo.i and Miss Louisa Mae
Hoiney of tiiis city were united in mar
riage yesterday afternoon by Justice
(i. Albeit Johnson.
New arrivals of silks at McCabe's
are attracting much more thtiu ordin
ary attention. Better take a peep at
tnese new beauties.
J. C. Cibsen of Moline will be the
speaker in the series of socialistic lee
lures at the Industrial home building
at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning.
Kxpert manicuring, shampooing and
thorough treatment of the hair and
scalp given, by Mrs. Sol Levi, 73C Sev
enteenth stree. Old phone west 7SG-K.
An accidental purchase of black os
trich plumes at CO cents on the dollar
finds expression in McCabe's brilliant
trade offering of such superlative val
ues as noied in their advertisement.
William F.mig leaves this evening
for Washington. D. C. where he will
attend the National Cutters" conven
tion and get a line on the new styles
for spring wear. He will lie gone 10
Special prions at the Packing House
market; pork loins S cents per pound
Boston butts. S cents per pound
shoulder ribs, 2 cents per pound, beef
rib roast 10 cents per pound, fresh
dressed young chickens 12 cents per
Leaf lard at Gilmore's.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Me to Jones for a cheap stove.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus or express, Spencer & Trefz.
Twenty-five per cent discount on
skates at David Don's.
Twenty-five per cent discount on
skates at David lion's.
Skates, skates, skates, 23 per cent off
on all skates. David Don.
Insure with- J. L. Freeman. First
class companies represented.
I't Krell & Siemon do your furnace
and tin work; 131G Third avenue.
100S white dress fabrics are to the
HOT TAMALE MAN
TAKES LAD TO JAIL
Detroit Boy Flashes Railway Tickets,
and as Result Is Charged with
Robbing a Depot.
William Merten, 17 year old Detroit
youth, is in jail awaiting the action of
the grand jury, on two charges involv
ing the burglary of the Burlington de
pot in Moline last night, and the theft
of several tickets. This morning Mer
ten entered a hot tamale stand in Mo
line, on Fourth avenue near Fifteenth
street. He flashed two tickets to San
Antonio, and a Pullman ticket The
clerk. Frank Phelps, became suspicious
and marched the young man to the
police station. It was then learned
that the depot had been broken into
The lad was held on two charges. He
had on his person a diary telling of
sentences at Omaha. Dt Moines and
other places on charges of vagrancy
i ne ticueis no nau were worth over
The Universal Food Choppers for all
kinds of meats and vegetables,- special
for Monday, each 69c.
Kitchen Wall Lamps. Japaned bracket,,
reflector and glass fount, complete, Mon
day each 83 c.
10-quart Japaned Chamber Rails with
cover, Monday each 27c.
Polished steel faced Sad Irons, 5-pound ,
size. Monday each 19c.
No. 1 size heavy galvanized iron Wash
Tubs, for Monday's sale, each 48c.
1707 IV AVE
"GIVE ME A MAN WHO
SPEAKS REASON." Feltham.
Reason is a word of dire im
portance and yet comparatively
few are rightly disposed to use
For instance: when we say
"the best jewelry store in
town " the statement may be re
garded by some as an imperti
nent intrusion while the earnest
ness and sense of it's reality
have already been proven to be
a delightful exception.
But of course you'll never
know if you don't come to see.
AN accidental purchase
of highest qualities of
Black Ostrich Plumes
at 60c on the Dollar
gives us a bargain for the
patrons of this store, which
will be much appreciated
just at the season when Ost
rich is most in demand.
Black heavy French Heads Os
trich, the straight up style for 92c,
should be 1.50. A larger finer
style of same for $1.18 should be
2.00. A still larger and finer pat
tern for $1.47, worth 2.50.
J-ong Black Plumes now selling
at 3.50, when this advertisement
appears will be $2.10.
Long, elegant Black Plumes to
day are 5.00. this sale $3.25 and
those great big elegant 9.00 plumes
will be only $5.50.
Come promptly as there Is not a
large lot, and they'll probably go
T3ARELY does one have the op
portunity to secure high-class
Millinery, such as Miss Branden
burg always carried, at but a frac
tion of former prices. While the
stodk has been greatly reduced since
the sale opened, many desirable
items remain for those who come
The Great Annual January Embroidery Sale
Opens Monday, 27th, at 9 o'Clock.
"CIFTY THOUSAND yards of beautiful St. Gall Embroideries,
bought last November when ready cash proved the means of secur
ing some of the greatest values it has ever been our good fortune to
secure, will be on our counters Monday ready for quick selling. . Plenty
of counter room and extra salespeople to show the hundreds of new de
signs and give prompt attention to the crowds of purchasers who know
what this annual Embroidery event means.
Thousands of yards of Nainsook, Swiss . Thousands of yards of Flouncings and
and Cambric matched sets, edgings, in- Corset Cover Embroideries in Swiss, Naln
sertions, headings, corset cover bands, sook and Cambric, worth from 25c up to
worth from 10c to 50c a yard, go on sale 62c a yard, go on sale at 18c, 25c and
at 25c, 18c, 15c, 10c and 5c yd. 38c yard.
Beautiful Novelty All-overs made on sheer Mull and Swiss Cloth, Novelty Bands.
Shirt Waist Fronts, Dainty Narrow' Sets for Baby Dresses, etc., will be shown in a pro
fusion of designs that are exclusive to this store.
Dress Skirt Specials $2.87.
T-lERE again we have a fiw of a
kind that must be disposed of
at once. Panamas, Cheviots, Broad
cloths and Mixtures, best styles,
pleated, etc., superior workmanship,
values up to $6.50, there will be a
scramble for these at $2.87.
Ladies Winter Coats $2.69
' I 'HESE are short and long Coats
in excellent styles, of plain and
fancy cloths, that have sold at from
3 to 5 times this price. There are
but a few of a style, in some cases
only one, and our desire to quickly
clear the stock of these small lots
prompts the unusual price. $2.69.
Children's Coats $1.00
HPHIS price does not admit of
much argument. These child
ren's long cloth Coats are nicely
trimmed, sizes up to 12 years, and
at a dollar apiece they will be
snapped up quickly, $1.
Sale of Stationery
gPECIAL purchase of writing
paper in quantities large enough
to command a price gives this op
portunity. Pound packages, 4 quires to the
pound--50c worth bought by the
quire--100 packages of this writing
paper will vanish quickly at 19c, full
pound package, 19c.
Shell Combs, Plain and
""PHIS is a clearance of all small
lots of fancy Combs at a sacra
fice. The price, 25c, is popular and
the values extraordinary, while the
variety of shapes and finishes will
please everyone 39c to 75c fancy
Combs at 25c.
RlRST. brilliant Glass Bead Neck-
laces, new Polyhedron cut. all
best colors; second, fine Pearl Bead
Necklaces; third, solid Bead Neck
laces, Turquoise or Coral finish;
fourth, black Bead Necklaces, bright or
mott finish, values 39c to $1.50, pick
them out of four lots, 19c, 33c, 50c
"COR the season of 1908 the lines
are the strongest and most at
tractive we have ever shown -Dainty
Sheer Novelty Fabrics, Em
broidered Mulls, Plain and Em
broidered Linens, Suitings, Em
broidered Swisses. Plain Dimities,
French Organdie. Vash Chiffon,
Persian Lawn, India Llnon, etc.
27-inch Rough Shantung all silk
Suitings in new shades of Navy,
Barley Browns, Copenhagen Blue,
etc.. a rare value at 75c yard.
3000 yards Fancy Silks, suitable
for Shirt Waists and Spring Suits
there are hair line stripes, large and
medium checks, plaids, etc, values
in this lot up to 1. 00 a yard, ready
at 9 o clock Monday.all at yd 48c.
A Little Clean
up of Shirt
Waists at $1.33
f)UR vigorous January Sales
have left some slightly mussed
and tumb'ed Shirt Waists, mostly
lawns, in the best styles and finish,
values run from 1.50 to 5.C0, most
ly 2.00, 2.50 and 3.C0 waists. It Is
a chance to secure two or three
pretty waists at a nominal price of
Two Particularly Interesting Demonstrations Are Attract
ing Much Attention on Our Second Floor.
ARMOUR COMPANY have
sent Miss Williams, who many Tri-City
ladies already know, as their expert to explain
the merits of Armour Specialties. Miss
Williams has a number of new ideas for the
use of these preparations in every day cook
ery, and will be delighted to meet the ladles
and demonstrate these new ideas. Every
thing is dainty and there is no cost to you or
obligation to buy anything. Miss Williams
remains only one more week.
ber Two is in charge of Mrs. Ford,
a lady of wide experience in her line. Here
you learri the merits of Allen's Self
Rising Pancake Flour and Allen's
Boston Brown Bread Flour.
Mrs. Ford serves delicious Pancakes and
Boston Brown Bread and we know a visit to
this demonstration will be of decided interest
to you. You will be pleased to meet Mrs.
Ford and learn of the merits of the excellent
articles she represents.
" All Free. Everybody Welcome.
$1.00 and $1.62
TO promptly reduce our stock of Women's Petti
coats we take "Movent Knit Top" Petticoats,
McGee Petticoats and several other well-known best
makes, especially adapted to wear under the tight
fitting dress skirts now in style, and regardless of
cost or ' value put them for quick clearance in two
popular priced lots, $1.00 and $1.62.
There will be no hesitancy in recognizing the
bargain value of these petticoats.
IN NEW ELKS HOME
All of the Equipment Is of the Best
Grade, Making the Apartments
Pretty and Comfortable.
During the Inst few days workmen
have been engaged in removing the
furnishings from the old Elks head
quarters in the Illinois theater building
to the magnificent new quarters about
ready for dedication, and in placing
new equipment and furnish in a:.-? into
the completed apartments. The fur
niture, which is all quarter sawed gol
den oak similar to the woodwork of
the rooms, is of a very fine grade.
Heavy cream lace curtains have been
hung at the windows, the two massive
billiard tables aro in place and the big
soft rugs have been laid covering the
central portion of each room's polished
hard maple floor, making the apart-,
nients unusually attractive.
Plans are nearly completed for the
dedication ceremonies which will takfe
place next Friday evening. The mem
bers will proceed in a body from the
old quarters ro the new, where a pro
gram including talks and musical
numbers will be given. Refreshments
will also be served. '
OLD RAILROADERS TO MEET
All Identified with Iowa Lines Prior
to 1888 Invited.
Des Monies, Iowa, Jan. 25. The
Iowa Railway club is nlanning
uniqne convention for the coming
summer, a reunion of veteran railroad
men who were identified with Iowa
roads prior to 1S38. Official rank will
be forgotten, and all grades of the ser
vice will be represented. The invita
tions will be sent out soon, far and
wide, and the list will include among
the notables "such men as Marvin
Hughitt, W. C. Brown, and others
equally well known.
IN THE CHURCHES.
(Continued From Page Five.)
Twenty per cent discount on orders
for suits and skirts during dull season
in order to keep my tailors and force
jof competent help busy. Order now at
mis great reduction. Spring styles
and matsrials ready. Perfect fit and
style guaranteed. G. H. Grabbe. ladies'
tailor and dres3iraker. ' S. Putnam
building, Davenport Both phones.
superintendent. Christian Endeavor at
6:30. Services at 7:30.
United Presbyterian, Third avenue
nuu ouneemn street, icev. J. L.
Vance, pastor. Sunday school at 9:30
a. m. Young people's society at 6:43
p. m. Services at 10:45 a. m. and 7:?0
p. m. Morning subject, "How Easy It
Is to Be Saved." Evening subject,
"Redemption," fourth in series on
First Church of Christ, Scientist,
Twenty-third street, between Seventh
and Ninth avenues. Services at 10:45
a. m. Sunday school follows morning
service. Topic, "Truth."
mi a avi
Rock Island, lu.
. First Methodist, corner Fifth av
nue and Nineteenth street; Rev. R. B.
Williams, pastor. Sunday school at
9:30; Junior league at 3:00 p. m; Ep
worth league at C:30 p. m. . Services
at 10:45 a. ni. and 7:30 p. m. C. C.
Smith will preach at both services.
Township Meeting Called. I Morning theme. "Christ. Our Lord and
Residents and property owners of Master." " Evening subject. "Stand
the township of South Rock Island Forth, Stretch Forth." Mr. Smith will
either for or against the proposit'on, lead the Epworth league meeting. R.
are requested to meet at the town hall H. Roper will sing.
uesday evening, Jan. 28. for the pur- Spencer Memorial Methodist church.
pose or discussing annexation. corner Forty-third street and Sevent'i
BY ORDER OF COMMITTEE. avenue; Rev. F. E. Shult. pastor
Junior league at 2:30 p. m. Epworth
league at 0:30 p. m. Services at 10:45
n. in. and 7:30 p. ni. Sunday school at
9:30 a. in. Morning topic, "Strength
in Weakness." Evening topic, "Char
actor." German Methodist, corner of Sixth
avenue and Fourteenth street; Rev. W.
C. Schultze, pastor. Services at 10:45
a. m. and 7:30 p. ra. Sunday school a:
9:15 a. m.
Free Methodist church. Ninth ave
nue and Fifteenth street. Rev. .loh.i
Harvey, pastor. Sunday school a:
9:45 a. m. Preaching at 11 a. m. and
i p. m. Class meeting at 7 d. m.
Prayer meeting Thursday evenings at
Wyman A. M. E. Mission, Thirteenth
etreet and Fifth avenue. S. R. Cottrell,
pastor. Services at 11 a. m. and 3 p.
m, and 7:45 p. ni. Sunday school at
12:30 p. m.
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic, corner
Second avenue and Fourteenth street.
Dean J. J. Quinn, pastor. Mass at S
and 10:30 a. m. Vespers at 7:30 p. r.
Sunday school at 2 p. m.
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic, Twenty-eighth
street and Fifth avenue.
Rev. J. F. Lockney, pastor. Mass at
8 and 10:30 a. m. Sunday school at 2
p. m. Vespers at 7:30 p. m.
St. Mary's German Catholic, corner
of Fourth avenue and Twenty-second
street; Father Adolph Geyer, pasto.-.
Mass at 8 and 10:30 a. m.
St. Paul's Belgian Roman Catholic.
Twenty-fourth street and Eighth-and-a-half
avenue; Father J. B. Culemans,
pastor. Mass at S and 10:30 a. in.
Sunday school at 2 p. m. Vespers at 3.
Salvation Army barracks. 1509 Sec
ond avenue. Services as follows: Sun
day school at l:3'i p. m. Christian
praise services at 3 p. m. Salvation
meeting at 8 p. m.
Free Swedish Mission, cornor of
Eleventh street and Fifth avenue. Sun
day school at 9:30 a. in. Services ai
10:45 a. m. and 7:45 p. m. Prayer meet
ing Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock.
WestrEnd Sunday school. 700 Six'h
street. Sunday school at 2:30 p. ri.
Prayer meeting Friday evening tt
7:30. W. B. Barker, superintendent.
Christ's Home Mission, 2202 Third
avenue. Services at 7 p. m, .
FAMILY IN ONE DAY
Mrs. Elizabeth Wood of This City Re
ceives Sad Message from Rel
atives in Pennsylvania.
Mrs. Elizabeth Wood.' 614 Tenth
street, has received the sad message
of the death of four members of the
family, all of them occurring in one
day. Three nieces, children of her
sister, Mrs. William Kinley, who vis
aed in this city and has acquaintances
here, were drowned, and Mrs. Wood's
father, Thomas Jennings, succumbed
on the afternoon of the day of the
tragedy, asthma causing death.
The drownings occurred last Satur
day morning while the little girls,
whose ages ranged from S to 12 years,
were skating on the reservoir of a coal
company in their home town. Coral,
Pa. Their companion, a boy, was an
other victim of the accident. Without
warning, the ice suddenly gave way,
and all four sank before help arrived.
The funerals were held Monday and
were attended oy hundreds from Coral
and nearby cities. The aged father,
who died Saturday afternoon at his
home in Blairsville, one mile from
Coral, was not told of the accident, as
it was thought so doing would hasten
KAISER 50 YEARS OLD;
First Feature Art Exhibit of British
Masterpieces Valued Together
Methodist Services at Silvls.
Rev. E. W. Thompson will conduct
services of the newly organized Metho
dist church at Cox's hall in Silvis to
morrow afternoon at 2:30. The roll
for charter members is still open and
any who wish to do so may sign their
name to It.
news all the time THE
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Berlin, Jan. 25. Emperor William
today inaugurated the celebrations m
connection with the beginning of his
0th year, which will take place next
Monday, his birthday, by opening in
this city a unique exposition which
has been arranged in his honor. This
consists of a loan exhibition of 40
masterpieces of British art, with a
total value of $3,500,000. at the Prus
sian royal Academy of Arts. The pic
tures were brought especially from
England with the consent of the pri
WONDER IF CHAUNCEY DEPEW WOULD EVER I00K ANY
THING IKE THIS IF FATE HANDED HDI HIS?
The taxes for 1907, hoth personal
and real estate, are now due and pay
able at room 18, M. &- U building.
Hours, 9 to 12 a. m., 1 to 5 p. m. Open
Wednesday and Saturday evenings
from 7 to 9 p. m. Bring your last
year's receipts with you.
All the news all the time TheArgus,
BILL FOR OKLAHOMA EDITOR ! and .'afcifylnK the books and juggling
me records or the old tress company.
Toledo, Ohio, Grand Jury Makes
Charges Against Hiram P. Crouse.
Toledo. Ohio. Jan. 25. Hiram P.
Crouse, deposed president of the old
Press Publishing company, formei
head of the Toledo News Bee and
Ti mes and the Findlav Republican.
who now is editor of an Oklahoma
paper, has been indicted by the Lucas
county grand jury. The charge is ob
taining money under false pretenses
Two indictments were returned. It is
said here that Governor Haskell will
refuse requisition papers on Crouse.
Old Man Dies by Fire.
Kewanee, 111., Jan. 25. Gilman Mil
ton, aged 78, went into his woodshel
yesterday to gather cobs. His lantern
exploded, firing his clothing. He ran
outside, extinguishing the flames in
the snow, but died in a few hours
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Your doctor understand the formula of marvelous Deamy Of, your Hair.
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