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THE ARGUS, MONDAY: NOVEMBER 30, 1908.
LIFE ENDS IN
Mrs j. D. Philips of Davenport Leaves
' Home In Night Clothing
. and Drowns Self.
WANDERS ABOUT STREETS
Is Missed at 2:30, and After Six Hours'
' Search, Police Find Body Near
After wandering about the streets of
the ctiy alone, clothed only in her
night clothing, and barefooted, Mrs. J.
D. Phillips, wife of the deputy county
treasurer of Scott county, ended her
life some -time this morning by drown
ing in the river. Mrs. Phillips has
been 111 for some time, and is believ
ed to have been temporarily insane.
Some time ago she left the home in
the night and wandered about the
streets for some time, garbed only in
her night clothing, but was found be
fore any harm befell her.
, This morning about 2:30 she was
missed from her home, 1004 East
Fourteenth street, Davenport, and the
police were" notified at once. . The
whole department was put at work on
the case, and a thorough search for
the missing' woman was instituted. It
was thought she might be found wan
dering about in the rain. ,
Body la Recovered. .
It was not until 8:30 this" morning
that any trace of the missing woman
was found, however, when her body
was recovered from the river at City
island, at the foot of Myrtle street, 20
blocks further down the. .river than
the street on which she resided. How
long Mrs.. Phillips walked about in the
rain in ; her scanty clothing Is not
known, nor is there , any. Information
as to where she stepped or fell Into
the rivef. " . " :--
: The Surviving Family.
i Mrs. Phillipp Is survived by her hus
band and five children, all at home.
She also leaves two brothers, Frauk
Clark, of this city, and Charles Clark,
of Grand Junction, Colo . two. sisters,
Mrs. Alfred Bratt, of Genoa, Neb., and
Mrs. J. C. McConnell, of Davenport,
and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey
Clark 6f Genoa, Neb. Mrs. Phillips
was about 50 years old.
Jennie Murial the 3-year-old daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Carlson, 915
Forty-third street, died early this
morning, after suffering with pneumo
nia for a week. She was born In this
pity Sept. 23, 1905, and is survived, by
her parents, two brothers, Edwall and
Arthur, and a sister, Melva. The fun
eral will be held from the home Wed
nesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and will
be in charge of Rev. L. A. Johnson of
Moline. Burial will take place at Riv
erside cemetery. .
Mrs. William Sanderson.
Mrs. William Sanderson died yester
day morning at 5:30 at her home on
Ninth street. South Rock Island, after
suffering for several weeks from a
complication of diseases. Mrs. Sander
son, whose maiden, name was Miss
Adeline Pilgrim, was born in Connec
ticut in 1837. In 1855 she came to this
county, and two years later was united
in marriage with William Sanderson
She had been a resident of this city
ever since. Her husband and two
children, Walter and Emily, survive.
The funeral will be held Tuesday after
noon at 2 o'clock from the home in
; South Rock Island.
will find in
cause for rejoicing.
"THERE'S A REASON."
A large assortment of pictures
from the celebrated "Copley
Print" line, just received, in
prices from 50 cents to S5. Al
ways desirable for Christmas
presents. Early Christmas buy
ers are now requested to call
and inspect our pictures and
framings, as it is necessary to
place orders as early as possible
so you will not be disappointed
In getting them in time.
Geo. H. Kingsbury
CORNER THIRD AVENUE AND
WANT TO KNOW
ABOUT HIS WORK
Colored People of Three Cities to Meet
to Investigate Operations of Rev.
J. L. Griffin.
A meeting of the colored citizens of
the three cities is to be held this
evening at Killier's hall, Seventeenth
street and Third avenue, for the pur
pose of investigating the work of Rev.
J. L. Griffin, the colored evangelist
who recently came here and has been
working for the establishment or ti
rescue home for colored orphans and
needy colored people- Mr. Griffin has
been invited to be present and explain
his work and methods.
SUFFER FROM FIRE
Family of Melville Crandall, Who Died
Last Week, Victim of Noon
HAD TO ABANDON HOME
Whiie Remains Are on Way to Rey
nolds, Residence is Burned,' Dam
age Being About $400. .
Tho circumstances surrounding the
death of Melville Crandall, : the Rey
nolds druggist were made even more
distressing Saturday noon when the
home- at Reynolds was damaged con-
siaerapiy oy lire. Tne Diaz- was con
fined to tho upper portion of the house.
but the entire building was so dam
aged by water that it was necessary to
abandon the house for the present
and remove the household gdo Is. The
damage is estimated at between $300
and $500, fuliy covered by insurance
The origin oi the fire is a mystery.
ltrinnlna Brought Bnclt.
Mr. Crandall's death occuried sud
denly at Madison, Ind., where . he was
visiting.. Tne remains were brought
to this city yesterday, and this morn
ing were taken to Reynolds, where the
funeral services were held at the
Methodist church this afternoon.
raided the barn and porches on prem
ises of Drs. Craig. Af JJcles stolen :
One pair heavy brass automobile
amps, value $25.00;' one pair brass
'Juggy lamps, value $15.00; tools, har
ness, horse clippers, etc value $50.00;
heavy rug, terra cotta color, lOxC feet,
value $25.00 ; cravenette overcoat,
value $25.00. ' .
FIRST COLD WAVE
OF SEASON IS DUE
Warning Issued By Weather Bureau
Will Go Several Degrees Below "
Warning of a cold wave, the first
of the season, was .issued by the local
weather staticn today. The same con
ditions prevail over Illinois, Iowa and
Wisconsin, a sudden drop of temper
ature to several degrees below the
freezing point by tomorrow morning
being in prospect.
Sam Ryerson is In Chicago spending
a few days.
Tulley White returned last evening
J. E. Montrose of Cedar Rapids is
at the Harper.
: Carl Mueller arrived home from Chi
cago last evening.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Flood of Chi
cago are spending-a few days in the
Lloyd Birkel has returned to Uf
bana after spending Thanksgiving at
home. ' ' '
George Sndlow has gone west on a
trip which will extend to the Pacific
' C. F. Fox, of Des Moines, district
superintendent of the Postal Tele
graph company, was in the city today.
T. E. Veltcli, formerly manager of
the Harper now one of the proprietors
of the Kirk wood at Des Moines, is in
.Miss Mildred Hall, who has been
visiting with friends In this city for
several days, has returned to her home
in Chicago. . ' " '" '
MissvAlberta Bowman has returned
from a three weeks' visit with rela
tives In Henry. She was called there
on account of Illness..
Sherman Cox of Now-York Ipft for
toThe sleiy editor of Th Twal h,S hme t0day Hfter Spendin a feW
be gladly received and published. But days here on business connected with
In either case the identity of the vender , ,ji-.
must be made known, to insure relia- certain insurance adjustments.
nature and, address. mu8t Miss Frieda Jensen is expected
uuiiiu una evening irom oi. louis,
Evans-Frysinger. Cards have beenlwnere she spent Thanksgiving as the
received in the city announcing the guest of Miss Ada L. Weckel.
marriage of Miss Mary Eleanore Fry- Miss Myrta Parks, whose home is in
singer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. New Jersey rnd who has been visiting
George P. Frysinger, formerly of this I with friends here, has departed for her
city, now ' of Chicago, and Robert I home. She will stop off In Cincinnati
Evans. The ceremony took place in I for a short v'sit.
Chicago Nov. 18. They will make their 1 w. T. Drips, who has resigned his
nome in cnicago. ine Driae was norn I position as linotype operator at the
in this city, and has a large circle of Woodmen head office, : leaves tomor
friends here who will wish her much I row for a trip through the northwest,
happiness. . on which he expects to go to the Pa
cific coast. - . .'
Russell P. Hamptoff, formerly of this
city, now general manager of the Bu
reau County Telephone company, sub
mlttori tn n fiprtnna nnprntinn votttor
the games Miss Bertha Fink took K at Spring valley,' from which he
t nrize and Mrs. Bertha Mclnmsl. . .- .
is recovering niccy.
William i3. Cameron left last night
for Meridian. Miss, to., attend the fun
eral of his sister,- MrsH. J. Geeggee,
formerly of this city and. daughter of
Captain Joseph I , Cameron. Mrs.
Geeggee die'l Sunday morning.
: Phil Mitchell returned last evening
J. C. S. Cinch Club Meets. The J.C
S. Cinch club was entertained at the
home of Mrs. William Hanson, ll.il
Fourteenth street, Saturday afternoon
first prize and Mrs. Bertha Mclnnis
consolation prize. Refreshments were
served after the games. The club will
be entertained by Mrs. Ellen Pratt,
61G Fourth Evenue, the next time.
Reception for New Members. Rev.
and Mrs. S. G. Hagglund will this eve
ning give a reception to the new mem
FIRST C0MMMUNI0N HELD
Services Are Conducted at the South
The first communion service in the
history of the South Park 1'iesbyter
lan church was held yejto:day after
noon at 3:30 o'clock, the sen ice bein
conducted by Dr. W. S. Marrjvis of the
Brocdway Presbyterian chu.r.h. Two
infants were baptized and six new
members were received into the
"WHERE QUALITY IS PARAMOUNT.'
Is well worth your time whether you are ready
to buy or not. The stock is so large and so varied
that you are sure to find just what you want within
your means. The assortment covers everything In
' i , " ;
JEWELRY FOR MEN FOR WOMEN,
JEWELRY FOR CHILDREN, ; ';!
WATCHES AND CLOCKS,
FINE CHINA AND CUT GLASS,
PURSES AND LEATHER.GOODS,
TORTOISE SHELL GOODS, 4 , :
and a grand selection of ; ;.
- , WHITING STERLING SILVER.
I ask your inspection and approval.
McCabe's "Hit 'em Hard" Specials
For Tuesday At 2' o'clock Mill ends Lonsdale Muslin yd 6c
. At 2:30 full Standard Indigo prints, per yard 3c
At 3 o'clock Fancy Tennis Flannels per yd Z c
Beginning at 2 o'clock Tuesday, 106 pairs of Women's shoes
left from the fast and furious selling of the past 3 weeks, were
$2.00, $2.50 and $3.00, all good stylish shoes, mostly large or
small sizes, take your pick, all afternoon from 2 o'clock,, pr. $1.19.
You may have the luck to save $1.81 on a single pair, you
can't save less.than 81c to $1.31. Be prompt at 2 o'clock Tuesday.
Wednesday at 2 o'clock fine brown muslin," ten yds. for 25c.
At 2:30 Mill lengths Standard checked apron Ginghams per
At 3 o'clock Children's best quality rubbers, per pair, 25c
If any of those Women's $2.00 to $3.00 shoes are left you
may pick from them at 2 o'clock" and while they last at $1.10 a
pair. Be spry.
OF SUIT ON NOTE
Claim of $10,000 Against H. A. Barnard
Estate is Taken Up Again in the
The claims of the People's Savings
Bank and Trust company against the
estate of the late H. A. Barnard, for
the collection of a $10,000 note, was
resumed in the county court before
Judge Olmsted this morning. The
case is one involving many technical
Objections have been filed by prop
erty owners ir. the Sixth ward, Moline,
against the proposed improvements un
der special assessment. The objectors
are represented by G. W. McCaskrin.
bers of the First Swedish Lutheran I from Coleman Lake,".VLs., where he
church, who were received yesterday, nas been on a hunting trip, bringing
at their home, 1133 Fourth avenue. With him evidences of a. successful1 ex-
The-reception will be quite informal Pedltlon- Better than that Mr. Mit-
in nature. ; . , ; chcll recovered his health completely.
Among the college 'students who re-
Endowment Fund Society Meeting. turned yesterday and today to their
The Endowment Fund society of Au-studies after the Thanksgiving visit at
gustana college will be . entertained I their homes were Clayton Shinstrom,
Wednesday afternoon at the home of I Herman Ehrhorn. George Sheldon, Will
Mrs. O. P. Olson. 1007 Forty-fourth Roth, Earl Bowlby. Clifford Hubbard.
street. The topic for the afternoon I James Montgomery, Morris Cook, Wal-
wili be "Philadelphia," and Mrs. I. O. ter Helmbeck, Ernest Nicholas and
Nothstein will read a paper. I Lee Kaupke. .
A number of the officials of the city
O. E. S. to Meet-The O. E. S.sew-were in Chicago the latter part of last
ing circle will meet -at the Masonic week in order that they might see a
temple tomorrow afternoon. Mrs. number of different kinds of sewer
Wilcher and Mrs.
Kennedy will enter-
TWO BARBER SHOPS
HAVE NEW OWNERS
W. H. Lange Sells Out to T. A. Siebert,
Who in Turn Disposes of Harms
Stand to Carl Schmidt.
Diimns in action before deciding on
the one which will,. oe purchased for
the sewer department. Those who
made the trip, were James W. Cava-
naugh. superintendent of the water
works; Frank L. Ycrberry, plumbing
inspector, and Aldermen Frank Block-
linger, John Carse, Henry J. Frick,
Charles L. Thompson, William Trefz
and Martin McNealy. They returned
home Saturday evening and yesterday.
FIRST OF THE WINTER mW
MONTHS NEXT ON BILL
December Comes With Record for 3
Years of An Average Temperature
of 27 Degrees. ,
' The following data, covering a period
of 37 years, have been compiled from
the weather bureau records at Daven
port. They ai e issued to show the con
ditions that have prevailed, during the
month in question, for the above tocr
iod of years, but must not be construed
as a forecast of the weather conditions
for the coming month: The mean or
normal temperature has been 27 with
the warmest month, that of 1877, hav
ing an average of 42 and the coldest
month, that of 1876, having an average
of 15. The highest temperature ever
recorded in December was 65 on the
24, 1899, and the lowest was 22 below
on the 27, 1886. The average precipi
tation has been 1.59 inches and the
average number of days with .01 in
ches or more has been 9. The great
est monthly precipitation was 3.84 in
1873 and the least precipitation was
221 inches in 1900. The greatest
amount of snowfall recorded in any
24 hours was 6.7 inches on the 20 and
21, 1887. There have been on an aver
age 8 clear days, 10 partly cloudy and
13" cloudy. "
The proprietorship of two of the
leading barber shops of the city
changed as the result of a deal con
summated this morning, j William
Lange, who has lor nearly 10 years
conducted a shop at 1621 Second ave
nue, sold hi shop to T. A. Siebert,
who has fo a year conducted the shop
at the HoH Harms Mr. Siebert's bus
iness is taken over by Carl Schmidt.
Mr. Lange has no definite plans for the
future, but expects to enjoy a long
rest visiting in Missouri. Before be
coming proprietor of the shop which he
sold today, Mr. Lange was for. some
time employed by L A. Schmidt. He
has enjoy 31 a big patronage, and his
friends will regret any move that will
result in hit removal from the city.
Mr. Siebert, the new proprietor of the
sliop, has conducted the .Harms, shop
for about a year. Mr. Schmidt, who
takes oyer the Harms shop, has been
employed at the Lange shop' Tor" some
years. The new owners took1 possess
ion at once today; ; ,c.
TO QUIT THE MINISTRY
Rev. Paul W. Brown. Resigned to Take
Up Newspaper Work. ;
Rev. Paul W. Brown yesterday ten
dered his resignation as pastor of the
First Congregational church in Moline
He Intends to quit the ministry, and
devote himself to newspaper work. He
wil) probably take a position on one
of the Chicago dailies. He has been
pastor of ' the church, since Nov. 1,
"" I I
Among the strong and at
tractive features ' of this
store are fallacy smashing
and since advertising Is of
ten a mere mask worn by a
merchant, we ask you to let
this one tact seep In and
saturate "your mind . f im
now until Christmas. ""
- ' - - V i- j- - "
Advertised bargains in
Jewelry embrace every poor
stock ' which even . the mer
chant himself is sorry to
, Beware of principles put
up in lavender" a too- tender
for daily use. :
WANTS THE PROPERTY SOLD
Petition is Filed in Peoria for School
George W. Wood, of Moline, last
week filed a petition in the federal
court at Peoria, asking the court to
direct John H. Hauberg, as trustee, to
sell the property turned over by J. S.
Corns, former treasurer of several
school districts. The property is val
ued at about $6,000, and was turned
over to apply on the shortage of about
$9,000. The bondsmen of Corns have
as yet not made a settlement.
D0m AEtD A
Nor you don't need to advertise the
jjffig fact that you need money, if you come
l sP?S here. It's our business to loan money.
and we do it quickly and quietly. If
you need ready cash today, tomorrow,
or the next day caU and see us, or
drop us a line or phone us we'll do
the rest. The money is easy to get
and easy to repay on our plan and
the cost is reasonable and fully ex
plained before you get the money
not afterward. We also furnish you a
written statement showing the time,
the amount and terms of a loan and
showing in doUars and cents how much
you save if paid before due.
We take a lien on your furniture,
piano, horses, wagons and such prop
erty to secure us for form's sake
but we do not remove the property.
We'll be pleased to talk the matter
over with you in detail if you need
money, and make you a definite propo
FIDELITY LOAN CO.,
Mitchell & Lynde Block, Room 33. '
Office hours 8 a. m. to 6 p. m., and Saturday evenings.
Telephone west 514.
New Telephone 6011.
Free Trading Stamps!
To every customer making a purchase of 50 cents or
over, and presenting this coupon, we will give l worth
of green trading stamps, free, in" addition to those ordin-
arily. given with purchases. This coupon is good for this
IS APPOINTED SURGEON
Or. Freytag is Given Grade of Junior
Lieutenant of Reserves.
Dr. C. F. Freytag of this city who
some time ago took an examination in
Chicago, for the position of surgeon
In the Illinois naval reserves, has re
ceived notice of his appointment. Dr.
Freytag passed the rather severe ex
amination very creditably and was ac
croded the rank of junior lieutenant.
While the office of surgeon for the
naval reserves will add materially .to
his duties, it will not prevent him
from practicing here as many of his
friends have supposed. .
Good for 1 worth of S. & H. stamps
if presented at the time of making a
purchase of 50 cents or over. Void
after Dec. 5. .
GROCERY, 611 17TH ST.
MONMOUTH RAISES A BIG SUM
Business Men Resolved to Cinch Rock
Monmouth business men have sub
scribed -nearly $70,00 for the purchase
of bonds of the Rock Island Southern,
their' aim being to raise the sum to
$100,000 so as to remove, all doubt of
that city getting the southern, termi
nus of the line from here Instead of
; Them All
In Quick Baking
Call and Examine
1702 Second Avenue.
Rock Island, III.
Gale&burg. - ' ". ' '. ... .
Old phone 748x.
Fifty Dollars Reward:
An the newt all the ttm THE
For apprehension of thieves who
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2 v. OppotlU Harper Hv