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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 1911.
RISES AGAIN J
TO 104 MARK;
HEAT STILL ON
Record of Today Equals That
of Monday on Mercury
CTHREE DEATHS HERE
2eop Swelter Through Two Dy
and Xightr and No Promised
minutes- She retired lat night
feeling as well as usual but "woke
in great distress about 3:15. Be
fore a physician could be summon
ed she was beyond recall. Mary E.
Dunaway was born in Fcyette coun
ty. Penn., July 3, 1836. Julv 4,
1858, she was married to William
McDonald. Mr. McDonald served in
the civil war nearly four years and
then bronght his family to Rock Is
land In 1865, where he has resided
since. Mrs. McDonald is survived by
her husband, two sons, John A., and
Morgan, of this city, and three sis
ters all of this' city as follows: Mrs.
Lida Petty, Mrs. Louise Karr and
Mrs. Sarah E. Murray.
The funeal will te held Friday
at 2 p. m. from the First Methodist
church of which Mrs. McDonald was
a communicant. Rev. T. E. Newland
will officiate. Burial will be in Chip
CHILD DIES OF HEAT.
Henry, four-months'-old son of Peter
and Emma Hainds. 2S13 Ninth avenue
died at 2 p. mr today from heat pros-
SANE FOURTH IS
day Less Costly Than in
BUT FEW ARE INJURED
OFFICIAL TEMPERATURE READ
TiOO m. mi S4
Ssoo a. m ssjtration and spinal trouble.
WjOO a. m 82 ! OVERCOME lit SHOP.
J4;00 . m s Walter E. Smith, blacksmith at
iiiooa. m. Sixteenth street and Third avenue,
12io noa loo j was overcome by heat at 10:30 this
1im p. m. , los j morning and was carried to the pc-
2:oo p. m io3 j lice station where he was given med-
3:oo p. m. 104 i ical attention toy Dr. A urea fctooKer.
330 p. m 10-t
t LOCAL DEATHS FROM HEAT.
P. J. GuUfMM, S02 Third atr,
MrW. Mary E. McDoaald, Fourth ve
ts ne aad TMtk trt, aajed 7.V.
Hrmrr Halada, 281S Nlatk avrane aarrd
fr moat ha.
Walter E. Snlta, 1S3 Elveath street,
The torrid temperature continues,
with no sign of abatement so far as the
local observer stationed at Davenport
can discern, although a cheering bulle
tin based on general information gain
ed from observers throughout the coun
itry, sent out from Washington by the
Associated Press today, promises re
lief in various parts of the country, in
'eluding the Mississippi valley. If this
'bulletin should be sustained by devel
opments of the next few hours, it is
'hardly probable that there would be
any disposition to hale the tri-city ob
server for insubordination or failure to
be guided by the signals in this partic
ular locality, obdurate as they appear.
The promised moderation the signal
service bareau of Monday afternoon
failed to materialize to any apprecia
ble extnt, for that night proved an
other restless one for sweltering hu
manity and yesterday broke with a
fierce suu vjhose rays poured their pit
iless fury upon helpless humanity
throughout the day and sent the mer
cury climbing at a pace that rivaled
he highest of the day before, althougo
h maximum proved a couple of de
rv". less, 102 being the highest read
.'t the day. Today, it is unneees
to state, is another scorcher. For
"'o days and two nights people have
"ffered. many of them sleeping out of
-ors in search of relief
Three deaths have been reported as
attributable directly to the heat in Rock
Island, and fatalities have also occur
red in Davenport, as told on another
P. J. GrSTAFFSO SlCCfMBS.
The excessive heat of yesterday
hastened the death of P. J. Gustaf
son, who expired at his home, 602
Third street, at 4 o'clock in the af
ternoon. A week ago he suffered a
paralytic stroke, but appeared to be
improving until affected by the ex
treme change In the temperature.
Mr. Gustafson was a native of Swe
den and mas aged 80 years, 10
months and 14 days. He came to
"America in 1862. first settling at An
Early this morning Smith was call
ed upon to shoe a horse belonging to
the Rock Islanti Plow company. The
horse is a big fractious animal and
in order to place the shoes on his
hind feet it was necessary to throw
him with the assistance of a veter
inary. This was done in the yard
to the rear of the shop.
While Smith was placing the last
shoe the horse began to kick and the
calk of one of the shoes struck the
Bhoer in the head, causing a slight
wound. After a rest Smith went at
the job again but in a few minutes
he was overcome by heat and for
a while his condition was serious.
It Is now expected he will be up and
about after a brief rest.
Three heat prostrations were report
ed in Moline yesterday, but no fatalities.
Xo Fatalities Occur and Accidents
Reported Are Not Thought to
Be Very Sertoli.
MRS. JEAN M. KINNEY.
A telegram to Rev. Granville H
Sherwood, yesterday imparted the;
sad, but not altogther unexpectt-d in- j
formation of the death at Saunton,
Va., at 3:30 yesterday afternoon of
Mrs. Jean M. Kinney, mother of
Mrs. Sherwood. The deceased lady
had been In failing health for some
time and after spending several
months in the family of Mr. Sher
wood at Trinity rectory left June 21
for her old home at Saunton to
await death's summons. Cerebral
hemmorhagp mas the immediate
cause of dissolution. Mrs. Kinney j
was accompanied south by her j
daughters, Mrs. Sherwood and Miss j
Maude Kinney, and a pathetic
though comforting phase of her last
days was her anxiety to reach the
south before the end came, a desire ,
that was realized, although 6he fail
ed steadily from the time of her ar
rival there. Mrs. Kinney was 71 ;
years of age, the widow of Alexander
F. Kinney who died in 1904. She is
survived by the following children:
W. G. Kinney. New York, Mrs. Mc-1
Henry Holliday. Staunton, Va., Mrs. !
Granville H. Sherwood, Rock Island,;
and Miss Maude Kinney of Staun- j
ton. The funeral will be held to-j
morrow. Mrs. Kinney during her
long stay in Bock Island had won )
many friends mho will be grieved to '
know of her death.
rOtSTH OF JTXT INJTTRED.
Fred Nald, 701 Third aveooe, ate 15
Slisntlr horaed by firework.
Matt Aidnm, 1.122 Vi Third ircaoe
Ilnnd braised by eaaaoa eraeker.
Clarence A. Mog-ler, Cinrlnaatt Shot
la left arm by blank cartridge.
Vnkaowa vomi eomlag- here oa Pe
oria train yesterday noon Shot over
right eye with blank cartridge.
The list of injured is the smallest in
the history of the city of Rock Island,
and it plainly evidence the fact that
tLe "safe and sane Fourth" idea is
growing in popularity and practice.
Last year a large reduction in acci
dents m-as noted, but even so it was a
bad one compared with this year. There
were probably the usual number of
minor hurts and burns, but the above
list comprises practically all cases in
which it was felt advisable to call in a
physician. The Nold boy, who Is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Valentine Nold,
put a small piece of fireworks in his
waist pocket. It became lighted in
some way .and before his parents
could remove it from the pocket, his
waist was burned, the skin on his
chest was scorched slightly and his
hands were singed.
CANNOX CRACKER EXPLODES.
Matt Andrews, 15226 Third avenue,
held a cannon cracker In bis hand am
It exploded when he was not expecting
it. The hand was badly bruised by
the concussion caused by the explosion,
but it was not lacerated and is not
considered a serious injury..
Mr. Moglcr, who is a traveling man,
was celebrating the Fourth in company
with some other travelers. One of
them shot off a revolver loaded with
blank cartridges, and in some way one
of the shots took effect in Mr. Mogler's
left arm. The injury was not very se
rious. HI SB AND SHOOTS WIPK .
The name of the woman who sus
tained the injury while on her way
here no the noon train from Pooria
could not be ascertained. It was learn
ed, however, that she was traveling
with her husband They had in tb'r
possession a revolver, and it seems
that the woman did not want her hus
band to flourish it about or shoot it
off. A playful tussle ensued and it re
sulted in the discharge of the weapon.
The powder and wadding from the
blank cartridge took effect just above
the right eye of the woman. It was
late in the evening before a physician
was summoned. The injury, while
painful, is not serious, as none of the
powder entered the eye. About 40
grains were removed from above the
BfOT J1AVT FIREWORKS.
Not only was there a conspicuous
dearth of torpedo firing and other dan
gerous methods of celebrating the
Fourth, but also there were compara
tively few fireworks set off during the
evening hours. Of course there were
many people who felt that with perfect
safety to themselves and their chil
dren and neighbors they could set off
Roman candles, skyrockets, redllghts
and other similar pieces, but compared
with former years there was but little
of this. Numerous fire balloons were
sent up during the evening and be
tween 8 and 9 o'clock the sky present
ed a very pretty appearance, but the
roar of cannon crackers and torpedoes
was heard only at infrequent intervals.
MANY HOLD PICNICS.
It seems that there was a general de;
sire to get out of the city and away
from the heated pavements, and the
cars to the Watch Tower and Camp
bell's island were crowded all day.
There were hundreds of family
picnics and other small parties,
many of the latter being held at the
cooler places in the city. There was no
general plan of celebration whatever,
and yet few kicks were registered ex
cept against the weather man.
HELPS A LITTLE;
CITY GETS $5,000
Banks Make Commission Small
Loan to Meet Immediate
$30,000 IS HELD- UP
County Treasurer Refusing to Turn
Over Funds, Begging From
Banks Is Necessary.
NEW OFFICIALS IN Jt
CHARGE OF OFFICE
Mrs. Myra B. Enright of Kansas
City, Kan., and Dr. Hada Burkhart
of this city assumed charge of the
Royal Neighbor affairs this morning,
the former becoming the supreme or
acle and the latter supreme recorder
in the places of Mrs. Lina M. Col
lins of St. Paul and Miss Myrtle E.
Dade of this city respectively. The
board of managers including the
Mesdames Eva Childs of Hanover,
Wis., Susie B. Rose of St. Louis,
Clara Richards of Buchanan, Mich.,
Annah Bair of Webster Citv. Iowa.
and Alice Gilliland of Snrinfild. I ins to ,ook aa though the commis
a meeting at once and named j slon w,u nave lo await me decision
as chairman of the I or lne supreme court or rne state on
the question of the constitutionality
of the commission law. and In that
event, the city will be short on funds
Adjournment was taken till tomor
row afternoon at 2 o'clock, when the
Central Union telephone ordinance,
which was up for consideration last
Thursday, will be up.
To secure sufficient funds to tide
the city over another brief period or
until such time as further arrange
ments may be made to secure funds,
the municipal commission at the re
cess session held Monday afternoon
at 4 o'clock, adopted a resolution
whereby the borrowing of $5,000
from the five city banks was author
ized. In a conference with the of
ficials of the banks held early in the
afternoon by Mayor Harry M. Sctari
ver and Commissioner M. T. Rud
eren. arrangements were made with
each for a $1,0 00 loan. The agree-'
nient reached by the city and bank j
officials met with the approval of !
gren. arrangements were made with
mere drop in the bucket has been j
borrowed. It will last but a short j
time but it will materially aid the j
city in the conduct of necessary bus-!
ipess and will maintain its standard j
of credit. ' j
COIXTY TREASURER HOLDS FUNDS.
In spite of all efforts of the city
officials to secure from County
Treasurer W. H. Whiteside the
funds from the tax levy of last year,
amounting to more than $30,000
they have been unsuccessful. This
fact alone keeps the commission in
a hole and it is found necessary to
strain every energy to keep the city
payroll down and try at the game
time to meet the demands of the citi
zens for improvements and work.
The effort to secure the funds
through the special bond has evi
dently fallen fiat because of the
treasurer's refusal at the last minute
to turn the funds over on it. It be-
Is still going on j
DIES IN PATROL WAGON
ENR0UTE. TO STATION
Licensed to Wed.
Philip O. Fisher Rock Island
Miss Anna M. Grady . . . Rock Island
Thomas C. Pearson Kock Island
Miss Minnie SeMlitz Rock Island
Frederick A. Powelert. Jr. .. Davenport
Mrs. Mattip Shepard Davenport
Henry Radloff Meets Pitiablo End
as Result of Repeated Over
Refusal to heed the warning of
friends that he should reform and
cease drinking, llonry Radloff, until
recently a bartender at the Ed Thier
mann saloon. First avenue and
Twentieth street, died Monday night
while he was being taken to the po
lice station in the patrol wagon from
the Thiermann place. A few months
ago, Radloff, suffering extremely
from the ravages of drink, was ?on
veyed to St. Anthony's hospital in
the ambulance. His physician warn
ed him that another deviation would
result in death but the warning had
Radloff was recently discharged
from the hospital and last Friday it
was reported, started in again. Mon
day evening he was badly under the
influence of booze and became un
manageable. Water pitchers and
other china ware was thrown by
him. The patrol was called and he
was placed In It by Detective Caul
field and Patrolman Frankhouser.
It was all that the officers could do
to restrain the man and keep him
in the patrol. A sudden cessation
In the frantic struggles came about
and the patrol continued to the sta
tion. The inert body was carried
into the jail and Dr. J. C. Souders
was called. He found the man
Radloff's body was taken to Coal
Valley this morning from the Knox
undertaking rooms. He had rela
tives in Ccal Valley and Moline. The
burial will occur tomorrow morning.
There was no imjuest, the coroner
issuing a certificate of death.
G. Mosenfelder left for Dubtujsi.'
Miss Stella Deselln of Omaha is
visiting in the city.
Colonel C. S. Ricbe of Detroit pcf.
yesterday in the city.
A. E. Lamp has returned from Col
jorado much improved in healthi
Dr. and Mrs. Gustav Andreen and
family will leave today for Trave-.-e
City, Mich., to spend the summer.
Mrs. George Biinkerhoff and sea
Russell will leave this evening for
Lake City, Mich., to spend a month
with her brother.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry H. Kramer
of Chamlta, N. M., are visiting In
this city w ith their rarents. Mr. and
Mrs. Leonard Kramer.
Mrs. Ralph Haverstick and son left
yesterday for Lancaster. Pa., to visit,
Miss Laura A. Herr of Lancaster, who
has been visiting here, accompanying
A cablegram has been received
from Dr. E. M. Sala, stating
that his party, composed of himself
and Mrs. Sala, Misses Rosa Mar
grath and Agnes Swift, have arrivnl
safely at Liverpool.
Horace G. Reynolds, Bllnn .Smith.
George L. Laing. Paul Brookner, Dr.
F. E. Morris and John W. Null, ml
prominent citizens of Dixon, came to
Rock Island In an automobile yet.U
day, dined at the New Harper wit'i
Dietrich Thronson formerly of this
city, no?T of Rockford, and returnc!
home in the afternoon.
Adjourned regular meeting of Rock
Island aerlp, Thursday, July 6.
FRANK WICH, W. P
.1. F. Dlndlnger, secretary.
All tbe news all the time The Argus
William Whitton, 1001 Fourth
avenue. Dassed away at his home at
dover. 111. In 1875 he removed to j 12:30 a. m. today after an illnees of
Rock Island and this city had sinctionly three days. The immediate
been his home. Mr. Gustafson had cause of death was gastro entritus
thrice married. He is survived by I Mr. Whitton was born In Dundee,
his widom and three children, two Scotland. November 20. 1823. He;
born of the first and one of the j w a stonecutter by trade and came
third union. The funeral will be held I to Rock Island in 1852 where he has
in the home tomorrow afternoon at
2 o'clock and the services will be
conducted by Rev. P. G. Hagglund,
pastor of the First Swedish Luth
MRS. MDOALD HEAT VICTIM.
Heat claimed another victim when
Mrs. Mary E. McDonald, corner
Fourth avenue and Tenth street,
passed away at her home this morn
ing at 3:25. after an illness of ten
We have Hire's Extract
fresh and pure. Our 25 cent
bottles makes five gallons. Spe
cial price 20 cents. Directions
en each bottle. Easy to make
and Cue for hot days.
It Takes Just One Minute
to make a cup of delicious beef
tea when you use "Steero"
bouillon cubes. All you need
is a cup. spoon, hot water and
the "cube." One dozen cubes
In tin box with directions. 30c.
Pure, fresh and very whole
SITTIG & STAHMER,
515 Seventeenth Street
Two phones Vt 12. West &9
lived since. Here he married Miss '
Bridget Doroney, July 16, 1857. Mrs. j
Whitton preceded him to the beyond j
by Just three months. At one time
he ran a marble shop In partner- j
ship with a Mr. Kauffman. He af-j
terwards ran the grocery at 1001 j
Fourth avenue for a number of j
years, finally retiring from business. ,
He is survived by three daughters, ;
Margaret and Mary of this city and :
Mrs. W. J. Brown of Minneapolis,!
and ton, David of Rock Island.
The funeral will be from the home
Friday at a. m. Rev. J. L. Vance !
of the I'nited Presbyterian church
will officiate. At his request it will j
be private and it is the desire that no j
Rowers be sent. Burial will be in :
MRS. CARRIE JEXSEV
Mrs. Carrie Pass Jensen, wife of S.j
P. Jensen, died at 4:15 Sunday after-i
noon at the home of her parents. Mr. j
aad Mrs. J. W. Fass, 2934 Eleventh-and-a-half
a venue, Moline. from tuberculosis.
St had been ailing for 6ome time.
and Usd just returned from a trip I
Ithrocgh the west, where she had gon?
in tb hope cf regaining ter strength. I
Sh was born in Peoria, 111., Jan. IS 70. j
and was married Sept. 29, 190S. Her
residence had been 2523 Eighth ave
nue. Rock Island until her illness ne
cessitated the western trip. She bo-
1 longed to the Royal Neighbors.
She bad been employed at the Gaylord
grocery In Moline as bookkeeper and
w-&s weU known here. Funeral serv
ices were held today.
MISS DELIA KEX.1EUV.
Mi6s Delia Kennedy, age 42 years,
died at Watertown at 8:15 p. m. yes-
i terday from an illness of a few weeks.
j due to spinal meningitis. The remains
: were shipped this afternoon to her old
! borne. Fr export. 111., where burial will
', be made. The deceased is survived by
! her sister.- Mrs. John Wynn of Moline.
jher mother and a brother in Free port,
, and a brother in C&iifor&ia.
T i ursday at 4 O'cLock
45c & 50c handsome 27-inch Embroid
ery flouncings rare offering,
about half value, at ysrc"..,.
Friday at 9 0c!ock
1200 yards Embroideries and laces, In
short pieces the 3 to 10 yard lengths
values up to 25c, grab s
quick, all at yard XUC
Children's Slippers, Oxfords
& Pumps, Thursday at 10 a.m.
The Greatest Bargains Yet
in juvenile footwear." Sizes
from 5 for the younger to .size
2 for the older ones. They are
worth from $1.25 to $2.00. Re
member the hour. Your choice
of over 250 pairs, to
morrow onlv . .
For 200 Women, Tomorrow
at 2 p. m.
Tomorrow at 2 p. m. we will
offer high-grade Pumps and
Oxfords in a large assortment
of kinds which are sold usually
for from $3 to $4 a pair. Re
nember the hour, 2 p. m.
r our choice from over two
Thursday at 4 O'clock
Children's dresses in pretty
styles, regular home made ef
fects the materials are cham
bray, madras, gingham and
percale; these are worth in a
regular way from $2.50 to $3.50
at 4 o'clock choose from the
At 3 O'clock
Women's beautiful summer
dresses just from the maker,
so dainty and new, made in
the newest styles, of lawn,
polka dots, checks, etc. ; these
were made to sell at $4.00 to
$5.00 be on hand on the stroke
of the clock at 3 o'clock and
On exhibition after 9 o'clock.
Friday at 9 a. m
1,500 yards of fine dress ging
hams checks, plaids, stripes,
etc. full pieces ; 12Hc Q
values, a yard UU
Friday at 10 a. m.
Fancy white dimities in sheer
stripes, checks and plaids, for
children's dresses, waists, etc. ;
values 18c, 20c and
22c, a yard I ZJC
WATCH The CI
They Will Indicate Many Hour Sales
oi it ir may
Walk around the store and look carefully for the indi
cators of extraordinary value giving.
Friday at 11 a. m.
10 pieces of 36-inch black taf
feta silk, guaranteed quality,
excellent luster and imish;
Thursday at 9 a. m.
15 pieces of striped tub silks,
white ground? with vari-colir-ed
stripes ; all pure silk ; 50c
10 a. m. Thursday
36-inch Danish poplar cloths,
in black, cream, navy, cardinal,
brown, pink and light blue;
sell for 29c every- 1 Of
where; a -yard I
11 a. m. Thursday
600 yards of Persian cotton
challies for kimonos, house
dresses, comforts, etc.: 15
yards to a customer, Ql fk
At 3 O'clock Friday
Boys' and girls' Ribbed Hose,
just right for rough and tum
ble vacation wear; OC
At 2 O'clock Friday
Fine brown Muslin,
10 yards for Z C
At 9 O'clock Friday
Table Oilcloth, with imperfec
tions in printing, so slight you
would scarcely notice Q-
them, per yard Uu
Friday at 2 O'clock
Cotton top Mattresses, be on
hand promptly for ong'A QO
of these, at UJ
Friday at 3 O'clock
Women's fine cambric Petti
coats, wide tucked flounces,
trimmed with lace, cheap at
t-l.oo. at 3 IQn
On exhibition after 12
Friday at 4 O'clock
Big lot of shirtwaists in var
ious styles, including sailor
collar, Dutch neck, etc.; also
lingerie and tailored waists
and waists with touches of col
ored embroidery ; values from
311.73 to $3.00, choice of thee
splendid waists at
It's All In the Eye
Did 3'ou ever try to thread
a needle in the dark? No.
Well you can the Thread
Easy. Ever thread a needle
when in a great hurry, first
time you tried? Well, you
can the Thread Easy.
A boon to all women who
sew saves time and pa
tience. Fit any sewing ma
chine. Come in any let Mr.
Walter at the Notion Dept.
tell you all about the Thread
Easy. He also has some
wonderful rug needles. You
will want to see them.
60c Fancy China Plates, One
Friday at 3 o'clock you may
choose from about 300 fancy
china plates, Ha ilnnd, Aus
trian and German makes;
many are worth up to Goc. just
At 10 o'clock Thursday.
You can buy choice of $1.25,
$1.50 and $1.75 Screen Doors
at only 75c. Kindly bring the
measure of door required, as
doors at this sale will not be
exchanged; for this hour, 10:30
75c Water Tumblers, doz. 39c
At 3 o'clock we will offer 100
dozen thin blown lead glas
Water Tumblers with band
decorations. There will be
lively times in the glass sec
tion for this hour,
At 4 O'clock Thursday
Umbrellas of best
Lawn Mowers Just Half Price
Thursday at 9 o'clock you can
buy any Lawn Mower in stock
at half price, Philadelphia
F.nders. N'ew Magic or Run
Easy; take your pick at halt
$11 Philadelphia Mower. $5.50
$10 Philadelphia Mower . $5.00
$9 Philadelphia Mower
$6.50 Knders Mower
$ New Magic Mower,
$3.50 Run Easv Mower
Mason's Fruit Jar Lids for
One Hour lc.
Friday at 10 o'clock we will
offer 5,000 Best Porcelain Lin
ed Lids for Mason's fruit jars, at
lc, none to dealers and no tele
phone orders filled. lie on
hand at 10:30 and secure what
you may need, at,
Thursday at 10 O'clock
18-inch embroidery flouncings,
about 250 yards, 38c values, at
yard, 19c no 4 q-
best tan shades,
At 10 O'clock Thursday
Mill lengths assorted Dresr.
Women's Underwear at 2
We will offer women's Riche
lieu Ribbed Vests, a regular
15c value; all sizes, tomorrow,
2 for 15c, or
Hour Sale of Men's Under
wear Friday at 9 O'clock
Three hundred dozen of men's
fine ribbed Balbriggan Shirts
and Drawers, value
sizes up to -48,
50c ; all
$22 English China Dinner
Sel for $11.95
Friday, from 9 to 10 o'clock,
we offer 10 10-piece Dinner
Sets; finest English china, with
dull gold, band decorations and
was never offered for less than
$22.00 just this once. Be ou
hand and secure one of these
10 sets at,