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THE ARGUS," 3VEDXESDAY, APRIL 26, 1903.
By the Rock Island Audit rium
Association in Application
FOR PERMIT TO INCORPORATE
First Board of Directors Elected
At Meeting Held Last
Pursuant to call of the chairman,
Maj. C. W. Hawes, the governing
board of trustees of the Rock Island
Auditorium association met at the
Woodmen head office last evening. In
the absence of Chairman Hawes. the
meetin-j was called to order by C. J.
Lirkin, who was elected temporary
chairman. F. Y. Herges was elected
The chairman called on Attorney C.
J. Searle for advice as to steps to be
taken at this meeting, and Mr. Searle
advised that, in his judgment, the first
order of business should be the selec
tion of a name for the association, and
proposed the following resolution.
Which was adopted:
. Resolved. That we. C. J. Larkin.
H. E. Castoe. c. V. Hawes. Oeorge
Price. Warren Reck. V. T. Channon.
F. W. Herges. C. V. Nelson. W. J.
French, A. O. Anderson, I,. V. Kckhart.
Jr., J. P. Sexton. Rev. J. F. Lockncy,
Rev. H. W. Reed. Rev. V. S. Marquis.
M. E. Sweeney. .1. F. Dinding-r and
Jo Reiehart. do hereby constitute our
selves the Rock Island Auditorium as
sociation. for l'--uolnr Iroflt.
A motion wa.j made by M. E. Swee
ney th;it the meeting proceed to take
the necessary steps to incorporate the
Rock Island Auditorium association
under the laws of the state of Illinois
relating to the incorporation of asso
ciations not for pecuniary profit. The
motion was carried A motion by Mr.
Sweeney that the association be incor
porated under the name of Rock I al
and Auditorium association was car
ried. Mr. Searle proposed the next order
of business. th declaration of the ob
ject of the association, as follows, and
it was concurred in:
"The object of this association shall
be to procure and provide for the citi
zens of the city of Rock Island liter
ary, social, business, and amusement
advantages and facilities; to acquire,
procure and hold real estate therefor
and to build any necessary or conven
ient building or buildings therefor, and
to manage an I rent the same; and
when complete 1. to give and dedicate
the same to the city of Rock Island:
nnd to do any and everything neces
sary or expedient to accomplish the
said objects; said objects to be more
definitely stated in the certificate of In
corporation of this association."
In hurxr of Ms Itlrrrtorn.
The chairman, acting upon advice of
Mr. Searle. stated the next order of
business to be the designation of the
number of directors that may be de
sired. George Price moved that the
management of the association shall
be vested in a hoard of six directors,
to be elected annually and to serve
one year and until their successors
shall oe elected and duly qualified. The
motion was carried. The chairman
asked the pleasure of the meeting as
to the methoil of selecting the six di
rectors, and. on motion, it was decided
to elect by ballot, one director from
each of the organizations represented
in the governing board of trustees. The
balloting resulted in the election of the
following gentlemen as directors in the
Rock Island Auditorium association:
O. J. bark In. C.eorge Price. F. W.
Herges. I.. V. Kckhart. .Ir.. Rev. H.
W. Reed and M. E. Sweeney. The
Itoard of directors was instructed to
prepare bylaws for the association, to
be presented for consideration as ear
ly as possible.
By unanimous consent, it was tinder
stood and agreed that the plans for
this convention hall enterprise, as out
lined in the original report of the Rock
Island Club committee, shall be follow
ed as closely as possible.
Pest 5 cent cigar Zibia.
Call for Improved Zazaro.
Buy a home, of Reidy Pros.
McKce writes fire insurance.
Is Sonneu Gold a breakfast food?
Is SonnenCiold a hreakfaM food?
Is SonnenGoli a breakfast food?
Is SonneiHiold a breakfast fool?
Is Srnen4".o:d a breakfast food?
Tri-City Towell Supply company.
For bus. baggage.express.call Robb's.
For bus or express. Spencer & Trefz.
Read Young & McCombs' special
for Thursday on page G.
Ice cream and Ice cream soda at
Peterson's. 1314 Third avenue.
V. H. Siemon will do your tin work;
1427 Sixth avenue. New 'phone 5746.
Mock trial at Proadway church
Thurs lay evening at S o'clock. Tick
ets 25 ctnts.
Don't miss tre mock trial at Broad
W3v church Thursday evening at
Dr. tazley. dentist, has had 1" years
experience saving the natural teeth.
Room jS. M. & L. building.
The most fim of the season at the
mock tr:al tomorrow night at Proad
way church. Tickets. 25 cents.
A large number of the delegates to
the Odi Fellows convention in Daren
port spent the day with Rock Island
Report your changes to Stone's city
directory, office northeast corner Sec
ond avenue and Eighteenth street, or
call up old 'phone 553 L.
The McIntyre-McCandless trial at
Broadway church will be called tomor
row evening at S o'clock sharp. Tick
et., 25 cents. Don't miss the fun.
A meeting will be held at the John
Deere rcboolhouse in East Moline Fri
day evening at S o'clock for the pur
pose of organizing a volunteer fire de
partment. F. J. Bacbman has embarked in the
dairy business and is prepared to de
liver pure. fre.sh. rch milk at C cents
a quart. Old phone ?61 ? ring or drop
a card to box 3CC.
The Central church guild will have
a sale at the home of Mrs. Adair
Pleasants tomorrow afternoon, of
beautif.jl outing hats, rugs, stocks,
apron, cakes, etc. Don't miss it.
A south Rock Island team indulged
in a long run from Eighteenth street
and Tliird avenue this noon about
12:30. The horses' course was down
Third avenue, to Ninth street, where
they turned south.
Thr?e handsome display cases were
placed fn the main floor of Young &
McCombs' department store today. The
cases, which are entirely of plate
glass and of the latest design, add
much to the beauty of the store and
are in keeping with the progressive
policy of the firm.
Miss Anna Kirkpatrick, M(l Fourteenth-and-a-half
street, who is suffer
ing the effects of an aiioplcctic stroke,
is reported this afternoon to be grad
ually failing. There is no hope for
her recovery. She is partially con
scious, recognizing the physician and
a few members of the family.
News comes from below Prairie du
Chirn of the finding of a gigantic hu
man skeleton there. The body was
fully 10 feet long and the bones twice
the size of an ordinary man's. The
giant had probably been buried a hun
dred years or more and when the aii
came in contact with the bones they
crumbled to dust. Immense qualities
of bea Is and a coin supposed to be of
ancient Spanis l money were with it.
P.lankets and other material in which
the body had been wrapped were de
cayed, but still recognizable in shape.
This is all told for true.
MR. KEYSERTO LEAVE
HERE COMING WEEK
To Be Succeeded as Secretary of the
Y. M. C. A. by U L McDonald.
The board of directors of the Y. M.
C. A. held a meeting last evening, and
(transacted routine business. J. H.
f Keyser, the secretary, will leave the
j association May 1, and will be suc
ceeded in the position by L.. L. McDon
ald, the present assistant secretary,
w'ho has been appointed temporary
secretary by the board of directors.
Mr. Keyser goes to Decatur, and it is
understood he will take charge of the
J physical department at the Decatur as
sociation. the position he held before
he came to Rock Island. His success
or is a very capable man. and the di
rectors believe be will prove an effi
eient general secretary.
New Ball Park,
Clinton In d e pend
ente, 4 Crack Sriul-l'rufrNHlunnl Truin.)
Game called at 3:30
THE OBITUARY RECORD.
The funeral tf John P. Lindgren has
been changed from Saturday afternoon
to Sunday afternoon. The services at
the home. til Eighth street,
will be at 2 o'clock. and
at 2:o' service.-; are to be held at the
Swedish Lutheran Church. Dr. M. M.
For.-ander, of Augustana college, is tc
conduct the services. Burial will Ir;
at Riverside, cemetery in Moline.
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam H. Ikele- 312:? Ninth avenue,
died this lr.orn'ng. a victim of spinal
meningitis. The chili was aged !
months and 7 days. The funeral will
bf tomorrow afternoon, and will be
private, owing ;o the illness of another
member of the family with typhoid
fever. Rev. R. H. Williams, pastor of
the First M. E. church wi 1 conduct the
t.ervic"s. Buriil will be ma 1 at Chip
Lottery Man Arrested.
Kansas City. Mo. April 2f. H. M.
Ieb, treasurer of the American Se
curity Coutest company, was arrested
today on a charge of tiding the mails
to defraud. It is alleged the Contest
company is a lottery and "get-rich-quick"
New Cure for Cancer.
All surface cancers are bow known
to be curable by Bucklin's Arnica
Salve. Jas. Walters, of DufSeld. Va.
writes: "I had a cancer on my lip
for years, that seemed incurable, till
Bucklin's Arnica Salve cured it. and
now it is perfectly well." Guaranteed
cure for cuts and burns. 25 cents at
Hartz & Vllemeyer's drug store.
The Right Name is DeWitt.
DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve cools,
soothes and lieals cuts, burns, boils,
bruises, piles and all skin diseases. K.
E. Zickefoose. Adolph. W. Va., says:
"My little daughter had white swelling
so tad that piece after piece of bone
worked out of her leg. DeWitt's Witch
Hazel Salve cured her. It is the most
wonderful healing salve in the world
Beware of counterfeits. Sold by all
POSTAL OFFICES MOVED
Telegraph Company Goes Into Remod
eled Rlatto Building.
Chicago, April 26. The Postal Telegraph-Cable
company has moved it:
main offices and the headquarters o:
the western division into the renovat
ed and enlarged Rialto building at th
northwest corner of Van Buren and bi
Salle streets. The new structure wil
he known hereafter as the Postal Tele
graph building, and the office will be
one of the largest and finest equipped
telegraph offices in the world.
Monmouth For Gas Ownership.
Monmouth, 111., April 2C A major
ity of the members of the Monmouth
city council are pledged to municipal
ownership of gas and electric plants.
Mayor M unlock has announced that
action will be taken on the latter prop
osition at an early date. In the event
of no relief from the legislature a
proiosition will be made to purchase
the plant now in operation, hoping thus
to evade the unconstitutional feature
of supplying citizens.
CROOKED BANKING CHARGED
Fred C. McCutcheon, of Holstein, Iowa,
Ida Grove. Iowa. April 20. Fred C.
McCutcheon, of Holstein, formerly well
known as athletic manager for Iowa
university, was indicted here yesterday
on a charge of fraudulent banking.
The action is the result of the failure
last fall of the Holstein bank. The
state organization of Modern Wood
men of America had a deposit of $100,-
ino in the Holstein bank, and is one of j
the chief creditors.
K&Ter Gloves 50c
TTTOinprS ja5er double tipped
Silk aiovpf also XJsle, complete
range of sixes end colors,
UVLi V aocklSL&NDjLL
THIRD AVENUETHROUGH TO SECOND
$1 Table Linen 79c Yard
TWENTY-FIVE rteces of our regu
lar J 1.00 quality of Bleached and
TJnblenched Table linens will be sold
Thursday and FYlday only at th
very special price TQr
Napkins to match every piece.
HERE ARE GREAT
SAVINGS IN CROCKERY
EXTRAORDINARY values in decorated
porcelain in our crockery department
for Thursday. only. This is your opportun
ity to secure the staple articles in dinner
Tvare at lesshan value. New lines of din
ner and toilet "ware and choice pieces of
china and cut glass now ready for your in
spection. The following articles beautifully de
corated and gold lined are among the
any of these
One to a customer
10 and 12 inch Meat Platters, val
ue 35c and 4Dc
Soup Platen, value 20c
Dinner Plates, value 20c
7 and 8 Inch Salad Bowls. value 25c
7 and 8 inch Vegetable Dishes,
value 25c and 35c
Water or Milk Pitchers, No. 30
size, value 25c
Water or Milk Pitchers, No. 24
size, value 35c
Bowls, No. 30 size, value 25c
Tea Cups and Saucers, latest shape.
IN DINNERW ARE we offer 100-piece Warwick
China Dinner Sets, beautifully decorated. QQ
gold stippled handles. Thursday only, for )U
SIX-PIECE TOILET SETS, embossed patterns.
roi ed(?e. three colors. Thursday
LEMONADE PITCHERS The Tulip pattern in three
colors pink, red and blue. ) 1 n
Thursday only.: 1UC
All through the big china and house furnishing
departments you'll find the bargain policy of this store
exemplified. There are sharp values to be hf,d every
day, simply for the coining.
Forget About Your Stomach.
If your digestion is bad, the vital
organs of your body are not fed and
nourished as they should be. They grow
weak and invite disease. Kodol Dys
pepsia Cure digests what you eat, cures
indigestion and all stomach troubles.
Yon forget you have a stomach from
the very day you begin taking it. This
is because it gets a rest recuperates
and gradually grows so strong and
healthy that it troubles you no more.
Sold by all druggists.
CHILDREN'S Garden Sets, hoe.
rake and spade good Qm
Other sets 25c 21a
Peerless Ice Cream FTeeaers do
the work In S minutes all lrs In
stock 2 quart 0 IT
Best Poultrv Netting, vard
12 Inch Netting for trailing
Mexican Fibre Scrub
Sten ladders steel sockets htt
white wood 5
Best Corrugated Zinc Wash
boards Globe make
Patent Clothes I.lne Poles,
can't slip hooka
Best makes of Lawn Mowers, all
sizes from 14 inch.
Preston Woven Wire Carpet Q-
Beaters save the carpets Jj
American Steel and Wire Co.'a
Steel Wire 100 foot Clothes I,lnes.
never break or
By availing yourself of
TER Rub, bigh pile.
beautiful patterns. 27
x63 inches CI QC
All Wool ART SQUARES.
BRUSSELS RUQS. sizo 9
xl2 feet. Including Srti
ford's make t M PA
BAGDAD WlRon Rusa
SxlJ feet, exquisite pat
terns, splendia wean ii if
Kxtra heavy quality China
Matting, per III.,
Heavy quality Union In
grain carpet. 2
ply, per yard . . .
Hemp Stair Carpet Q
rer yard jfj
LINOLEUMS, new styles
for dining rooms, kitchens.
onriees. stores, etc.. per
s mi art? yard.
$1.40 to ....
MISSION Rockers, up
bolstered in old
Spanish leather. Q 71Z
f 15.04 to O0l
Writing Desks. Old Flem
ish Oak. Odd and hand
some $1S 00
LIBRARY TABLES Old
Mission ftyle. Massive
BIG line to choose from,
large variety of styles.
Here's a sample:
Circular ntyle beds, end
less heavy tubing, extra
high head and foot. Decl
arations picked out In
gold worth every cent of
Best $2.50 quality Mat
tresses, cot tou felt on Hx-
. on Hx-
Three Big Silk
THURSDAY ALL DAY IF THEY LAST
600 yds. $1.25 Black Peau de Sole OQo
23 inches wide at yd Owl
1.000 yds. 75c to $1.00 l'oulards. made by the
best makers, big line of this season's QQ
best colors and designs, at yd OuL
600 yds. White Habutal Wash Silks. lQ
value 30c, at yd 1L
FOR Thursday. Friday and Saturday, while
they laBt, we offer two very desirable lots of
Misses' and Children's Strap Sltpi-ers at
prices much lower than usual Misses' all
Tan Kid or Black Dongola with Patent leath
er Vamp, sizes U'a to 2, Q7p
usually $126 at J I K,
Children's sizes, same styles, &Tf
usually $115. at Olt
Plenty of good sizes for early buyers.
TP EN eases KnlV Underwear for summer
wear at 1-3 under the usual asking price
18c Richelieu Kibbed Vests, fancy 91
silk taped,2 for toUL
25.- I.iwle Thread Vests, sheer quality, 1 Q
fancy ribbed, at only 1 01
Fancy Lace Trimmed Vets, six different
styles of lme trimmings, usually S2c.
at the special price of 4J
IH-e Trimmed Pants, umbrella style, )t
50 doz. of these, per pair fctlv
Swiss Ribbed Pants, d.ilnty torchon ft
lace trimmed, 35 doz. of these tit llvi
7 VST received two entirely new ideas In
' drapery silks. Japanese fan and Duoponl
Crepe weaves, make htndsome Kimonos as
well 32 inches wide, 7f
.tr.l only Uw
ART NEEDLE WORK DEPARTMENT
With the Usual Retail Prices
13 ERSIAN Cotton Challies, designs that you
- find in finest wool challies, Thursday I r
at 2:30 o'clock, yard 4 y2 C
Qrand Showing of Embroidered Swiss Mulls,
every new design and Color will IC
be the hit of the season, at yard 10C
300 Shirt Waist Patterns of white Madras
with neat figures goods that sold Htkn
up to 25c a yd. Thursday. Z'z yds. foe . 4C
at 2 O'clocK
"llf E PI..ACE on sale 1,000 yds. Cambrlo,
' Swiss and Nainsook Edgings und Insert-
lugs, all newest designs, in lengths of from
2Vi to 4Vi yds. worth up to I3o,
at yd.. 10c, 15c, and
BURLINGTON TO BE IMPROVED
The entire line of the Hurlington
tracks from Savanna to Minneapolis.
Minn., is to be heavily ballasted and it
is expected that the work can be com
pleted during the coining .summer.
This is following out the policy of im
provements on the IbirlinKton which
was started last year when the bridges
on this division were replaced with
heavier and more modern structures
to accommodate the increased traffic
pleted. Three t brains for this work
were started to work from the Burling
and heavier type of engines being used j ton yards at. Ciand Crossing last week
(Ill I I4IU. A He " ' II VI I lldlltiai 111
the tracks was started late last fall,
but only a little of the work was com
and it is expected they will be kept
busy hauling ballast and improving"
the roadbed all summer.
This is a gaJa week for Boys and Little Tots
fepo ft Q
From a stock which has never been approached In thojines
of arvy previous season irv the three cities in style, excel
lence, as well as in numbers, we mention five lines, in which
the value-giving is beyond comparison.
Boys Buster Brown. Russian Sailor
and Eton Suit, siz.i.s 2 1-2 to 1() years. Fia--t
pialit y blue sfii-UHS, mi xetl r- q rr
Boys Norfolk Suits and U-piece Suits
of mixfHl cheviots and cassi meres
a n 1 1 1 u e series, s pe: i a II y priced . . .
Hoys' Huster Hrown and Norfolk Suits in n'-ot brown
and pray cheviots, serge lined,
Boys Double Breasted Norfolk Suits
and U-piecf. Suitu in the new forays,
brown and the popular plaids, ooatw
with plait in the hack, plain or
kni kerb ji.-kcr
U-piecH and Norfolk Suits. siz-s 7 to 1',. Value is
one of the iniortant tOC J O Cft
f.atures I.UO aflO .OU
T REE: Baseball Outfit with Every Boy's Suit.
Boys' Russian Blouses, in ages 2V&
to 10, made of fine madras
Russian Blouse, in ages 2l to 1. made of
of fine madras goods, also colored goods. .. .
I-aundered Bl him s. in ag"s K to 10, made cither
with collar at'ached or without collar, a fine white.
and colored madras
:: STRONG SPECIALS FOR YOUNG M.EN ::
Our Present Lines are noted for the
great number of suits shown in the
new grays, browns and the popular
plaids are also widely represented.
Something very special in double breasted and sin
gle breasted, black, unfinished worsteds jrt ff
and fancy wosted mixtures 1U.UU
A very handsome double breasted suit, the rs'sht
thing for crll.ral yo':n;
The Unusual Approval being accord
ed our display of young men's wear
is evidence of its surpassing merit;
all ihencv.-grayH, browns and ir ?,fQ
popular plaids sIOOtslo