THE AltGUS, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1904.
IV! AY SETTLE THE
Boss Barbers and Union Repre
sentatives to Have a
FORMER MAKE A STATEMENT
Importing of Men From Chicago Post
poned in Hope Agreement
Will Be Reached.
The members of the executive board
cl the barbers' union, and the boss bar
bers who have taken action to run
open shop? in the future, are to hold
a meeting this evening, and it is possi
ble that at that time the difficulties
will be settled in a satisfactory man
ner. The proprietors this morning
made a direct proposition to the men
who are on a strike, to the effect that
the men return to work at the oil
time, and that the trouble which ex
ists be settled by some method of arbi
tration. While the individual mon fa
vor this method, they claim that until
the executive board takes action on the
proposition they are compelled to re
The boss barbers contend that the
men are not permitted to return to
work, for the reason that the officers
are men who own shops, and as long
as the larger shops are handicapped
by the strike the smaller shops are
reaping a big business. The proprie
tors have heard nothing further from
Chicago, in regard to the non-union
men who were to arrive today. It is
understood that they have decided to
wait and see if matters can not be ad
justed satisfactorily before they im
Ito.MMCN In Statement.
The following statement was issued
by the proprietors of the shops with
whom the union is at outs, after the
statement was published last evening
in The Argus, from the members of
the executive board:
Rock Island. Nov. We. the under
signed proprietors of the leading bar
ber shops of the city, wish to make a
statement regarding the Vemere &
Motx case appearing in tonight's
issue of the Argus and a few other
matters that have not been made clear
to the public whom we wish to know
the facts. At a meeting of the boss
barbers held on the evening of the
31st, it was decided that we would
stand by one another in protecting our
patrons, and at the same time not allow
our journeymen to dictate how our bus
iness should be carried on. We were
never informed by a committee of the
change of opening our shops, or not
even consulted in the matter. Mr.
Vemere above all was loud in his sen
timent in standing together, and as a
former financial secretary of local 113.
he claimed the union had not the right
to take our cards and was the one to
suggest a plan to resi&t the demand if
one was made. It seems as though he
was trying to injure our business, at
the same time he was getting the bene
fit, as he is still holding his union card
and in fact has not even had an in
terview with any of us since the pres
We further wish to deny the state
ment regarding I. G. Miller, secretary
of local No. 113 as to his being accused
as instigator of the present strike. We
find he was acting only under instruc
tions from the union and as secretary
was forced to sign his name to the
articles first appearing in the Argus
and Union regarding the change. He
and other journeymen have been heard
o say they did not care to strike, but
were in the minority and were com
pelled to. We wish to state that we
have no wish to antagonize union
labor; we have been forced to adopt
this course or else not have any say
in the conduct of our business.
WILLIAM II. LANT,E,
LOUIS A. SCHMIDT.
Finne sells good shoes.
Call for the new Kinship.
For insurance, K. J. Burns.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
La ge-Waters for good shoes.
Sweet cider at Kuschmann's.
Passig Bros', will have their usual
inice display of fresh vegetables an-i
Lage-Waters for shoe bargains.
Lage-Waters for fine footwear.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Kerler Bros, renovate mattresses.
Go to Lage-Waters' for your shoes.
Kerler Bros., jour carpet cleaners.
Spencer & Trefz for 'bus or express.
For bus. baggage, express, call Robb's.
Finne's shoe store. 1C10 Second avenue.
Dressed chickens and ducks at Hess
For real estate and insurance, E. J.
Boys' school shoes $1.25 at Lage
Waters". Special bargains Saturday at Lage
Waters. Candy specials for Saturday. Young
For fine Milwaukee sausages go to
New canned goods, lowest prices at
Lage-Waters Shoe company, 1703
Sweet. Orr & Co.'s trousers. Som
mers & LaVelle.
Home made angel food and sunshine
cake at Hess Bros'.
Nicely dressed turkeys and chickens
at Harris' tomorrow.
$1 Bavarian salad bowls 50 cents
Saturday at McCabe's.
More cream almonds 15 cents pound,
Saturday at McCabe's.
Fancy Concord grapes 20 cents per
basket at Passig Bros'.
Sweet, Orr & Co.'s $3 all wool trous
ers. Simmers & LaVelle.
A new line of long coats just receiv
ed at Young & McCombs'.
Attend the Jacobs bankrupt sale at
Lloyd's. Bargains galore.
There is a guarantee with every pair
of shoes sold by Lage-Waters.
Ice cream and ice cream soda at
Petersen's, 1314 Third avenue.
For shoe bargains. Lage-Waters Shoe
company, Second avenue.
Those who want to save money on
footwear should go to Finne's.
Another new shipment of the very
latest out in Stetson hats, winler
styles and the latest brown at Gustaf-i eclairs at McCarty's tomorrow, 324
son & Hayes".
Stein-Bloch company's suits and.
overcoats. Summers & LaVelle.
Dunlap hats, we are the sole agen'.s
for Rock Island. The London.
Boys jersey wool sweaters. 95:ent
ones C9 cents. Sommers & LaVel'ie.
Cauliflower, lettuce, was anl green
beans and watercress at Hess Bros'.
Walline & Hamilton, express and
transfer. Old 'phone 1070. new 5SS4.
New dried fruits, quality the best,
prices way down at Kuschmann's.
Order your dressed spring and old
chickens at Schroeder's tomorrow.
For good shoes go to Lage-Waters
Shoe company, 1703 Second avenue.
Staley underwear, we show their full
line, prices $1 and up. The London.
W. H. Siemon will do your tin work;
1427 Sixth avenue. New 'phone 5746.
Cleaning, pressing, repairing. New
Panitorium club. 1909 Second avenue.
How's this? Misses' heavy sole kid
shoes 75 cents Saturday at McCabe's.
Miss Edla Lund is to appear in a
concert this evening at Rockford, 111,
Fine spring ducks and young and
old chickens at Buncher's tomorrow.
Derby ribbed underwear, 50 cent gar
ments, heavy weight. Sommers & La
Velle. There is a good place to buy shoes,
and that is at Iage-Waters Shoe com
pany's. There is a "best" place to buy shoes
and that is at Lage-Waters Shoe com
pany's. Saturday evening at 7:30 we will
give the piano away. Young & Mc
Combs. There are still some good bargains
left of the Jacobs bankrupt stock at
For Saturday men's cotton working
gloves, the 8 cent kind for 5 cents at
Suit cases and trunks, great variety
of stvlps. all the makes, "made solid."
You know a good thing when you see
it. $1 feather pillows 39 cents Sat
urday at McCabe's.
The active selling of Saturday spe
cials at McCabe's will be at its height
tomorrow. See ad.
Boys' knee pants suit.5. $1, $3.75 and
$3.50 suit, for Saturday only $2.50.
Sommers & LaVelle.
And this? Peperell R fine brown
muslin 5l2 cents yard Saturday at 2
o'clock at McCabe's.
Mrs. Austin's Pancake Flour enjoys
the largest sale of any similar article.
Ask your grocer today.
Order your bakery goods at McCar
ty's tomorrow. 321 Twentieth street,
new phone 53GS, old C91.
A good stock left yet of new and
up-to-date footwear at cost prices at
Finne's, 1610 Second avenue.
Elmer Johnson and Lottie Lee were
each fined $3 and costs by Magistrate
Johnson yesterday afternoon.
If you enjoy muffins and wailles, try
Mrs. Austin's Pancake Flour and you
will be delighted with results.
Overcoats long ones, the kind that
hold their shape $13.50 to $22.50. All
the latest colorings. The London.
We clean and press your clothes
with care. Beal & McCarthy. Illinois
theatre building. Old 'phone 716 L.
Fresh apple, mince, pumpkin, lemon,
cream and raisin pie at McCarty's to
morrow. New phone 53CS, old C91.
Michigan peaches. Malaga and To
kay grapes, fancy Bell flower. Jona
than and Gillflower apples at Hess Bros'.
If you want a good coffee cake, get
it at McCarty's tomorrow. 324 Twen
tieth street. Old phone 691, new 53CS.
Young men, see our College brand
suits and overcoats, built for young
men only, from $12 to $20. The Ixm
don. We can show you more high grade
suits and overcoats than any other on?
clothing store in this city. Gustafson
i & Hayes.
Broken lot of fine hats, light colors j Dancing party by the Ladies' Indus-
worth $3 and $3.50, only $1 Saturday at
Good old fashioned fried cakes at
McCarty's tomorrow. New phone
53'iS, old 691.
Whipped cream roils and chocolate
trial club at Odd Fellows hail Wednes
day evening, Nov. 9. Ladies, 15 cents;
gents, 25 cents.
Why not a G. & II. special suit or
overcoat. The cost is no more than
for any other good make, but they are
far superior in fit, shape and style.!
This make sold only by Gustafson &
The men's suits we are selling for
$15 are positively the greatest values
ever shown in Rock Island for the
price. The London.
Secretary Keyser. of the Y. M. C. A.
has rcp.de arrangements to receive the
election returns at the association
building Tuesday evening.
Aleweas De Yeager and Miss Mary
Suman. of Moline, were married yes
terday afternoon by Judge Parmenter
at his office in the court house.
We are now ready to show you the
greatest assortment of children's nov
elties, ages 3 to 10, at $3 to $6. Great
values, bring in your boy. The Lon
don. 1-avis & Davis, the dancing Nabobs,
introducing buck dancing on roller
skates, will appear in the Sunday af
ternoon concert at Turner Grand. Dav
Davis fir Davis, the dancing Nabobs
introducing buck dancing on rolkr'
skates, will appear in the Sunday af
ternoon concert at Turner Grand. Dav
enport, Nov. 6.
Monday evening, Nov. 7, under the
auspices of the faculty of the Augus
ta n:i conservatory. Dr. Bartholomew
will deliver his lecture, "The Harp of
the Heart," in the college chapel.
Ladies are respectfully invited to
visit the Noonday Rest rooms, lSlSVa
Third avenue. Gentlemen are also in
vited to supper Saturday evenings
only. Meals served by order as usual.
TALKED TO CHIEF MILLER
John Roche's Language Appears to
Have Been Rather Strong.
John Roche, the proprietor of the
American laundry, on Twelfth street
and Fifth avenue, was arrested this
afternoon, charged with using threat
ening and abusive language to Chief of
Police Miller. The chief was looking
over the work of cleaning the Fifth
avenue sewer, and was accosted by
Roche. It is said that Roche hld Mil
ler responsible for having had the dirt
removed from the sewer, placed on
property adjoining that owned by tiltn.
The case will be heard tomorrow morn
ing before Magistrate Johnson.
Albert Koester of 2732 Eighth ave
nue was given a delightful surprise
by 25 of his little friends last evening,
who presented him with a handsome
gold ring as a remembrance of the oc
casion. It's practical economy for you to
buy your fall suit and winter overcoat
at our store, because they fit better,
look better and last and hold their
shape longer than any other clothing
made. Shown in this city only by Gus
tafson & Hayes.
When you get it, why not get a G.
& H. special suit or overcoat. Then
you get the best there is. They cost
no more than other good makes, but
they are in a class by themselves
when it conies to fit, style and appear
ance. They are not to be compared
with any other make. This make sold
only by Gustafson & Hayes.
A notable collect wu of paintings by
Prof. O. Graf strom. of the art depart
ment at Augustana. are on exhibition
at the Modern Art store, corner of
Twentieth street and Fourth avenue.
Several of the views are of local places
and of particular interest.
Cap:. Jack McCaffrey through Ken
worthy & Ken worthy, his attorneys,
has begun proceedings in the circuit
court to replevin the steamer Ten
Brocck. which he alleges was unjustly
seized by Kahlke brothers together
with ail its machinery and attachments
wrrth in all $10.(mo.
The Modern Woodmen of South
Rock Island will give a masquerade
ball at their hall tomorrow evening.
Prizes will be given for the best and
for the most comical costumes. Ad
mission, ladies 15 cents, gentlemen,
BATTLES' SATURDAY SALE.
Fourth Avenue and Seventeenth
Men's rubber boot sox, worth 25c. 15c.
Women's slumber slippers. 25c.
Children's felt slippers, worth .ric,
Boys' and misses' felt slippers,
worth 65c, 49c.
Men's anil women's felt slippers,
worth 75c. 59c.
Child's school shoes, worth $1.25,
Misses' school shoes, worth $1.5,
Women's school shoes, low heel,
worth $2, $1.4S.
"It's a little farther, but it pays."
Mere is where
H. S. (Si M.
20 for $25
$18 for $22
$16 for $20
Bhe Store of Ehe Town
U.S. (Si M.
$25 for $55
$18 for $22
$15 for $18
tion or dovibt
we are again
prepa red to
save ovir pat
Here is an opportunity to bviy the finest ready-to-wear clothing made, at a less price than
yovi have had this season it is, indeed, a rare, but fortunate opportunity for you as well
as vis. We have just made a big purchase from the celebrated H. S. (Si M. stock of finest
Overcoats and some of their fine Suits, at Greatly Reduced Prices. It has always been
T5he policy of 75he M. & K. to give their patrons S6e benefit of their lucky deals. Here is one
that has J3he trvie ring of Economy that will appeal to every money-saving person.
H. S. fSL M Wine Sztif.s
H. S. & M. FINE HAND
TAILORED SUITS, FOR
WHICH DEALERS ARE
SUPPOSED TO ASK $2?, OUR
REGULAR PRiCES $20,
IN THIS SALE AT
SOME STUNNING STYLES
FROM THE H. S. &. M.
$23 QUALITIES. OUR
REGULAR PRICE $18.
ITJ THIS SALE AT
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The Overcoats and Suits
we are advertising in this
sale have been selected with
great care from the H. S. 6c
M and consist of the fin
est and choicest styles in
long Ryton Overcoats, Belt
Overcoats and regular
lengths in dress Over
coats, as well as some of
the choicest Suit patterns.
We positively will save you
from $2 to $7 on every
garment you buy from us.
H. S.fM. JFtne Overcoat
Mm Mm' H 4M
H. S. & M. FINEST HAND
TAILORED OVERCOATS IN
IMPORTED VICUNA AND
GRANITE CLOTH S $"5
VALUES OUR REGULAR
PRICE $30. IN THIS SALE AT
H. S. &. M. FINE HAND
CHOICE STYLES SELECTED
FROM THEIR $24 AND $22
QUALITIES OUR REGULAR
PRICE $20 IN THIS SALE AT
"LET -J Aii'
This Sale Doubly Interesting SSToaSd0
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