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THE AKGUS, TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1907.
SULTAN IS DESPOT
clerk to the division snperlntendent o
the Rock Island here, leqves tomorrow
for Chicago, where he will immediate
ly take up his duties in a new position
as assistant chief clerk to the general
Greatest the Vorld Has Eve
Known, Says Professor Ray
mond in Lecture.
manager of the Rock Island road. Mr,
Ames is a man well worthy of a promo
tion. and his friends here wish him the
best of success in his new enterprise.
lie will be succeeded here by C. G
Evans of Chicago, who will take up his
IS FIRST OF THE COURSE
"Constantinople; Despotism and Disin
tegration" is Subject Pictures
That the sultan is the greatest des
pot the world has ever known, was the
declaration of Professor Jerome II.
Raymond last evening in his lecture at
the high school building on "Cons-tan
tinople; Despotism and Disintegration"
the first of the series of university ex
tension lectures. The lectures are i!
Iustrated by pictures showing th:
scenes in the European capitals which
are the subject of the discussion by
Dr. Raymond. There was a large at
tendance last evening.
Dr. Raymond in his leciures. spike
of the peculiar situation of Constanti
nople, and its strategic importance on
account of Its commanding position as
th kev to three continenrs. lie dis
cussed the attitude of the other na
tions to Turkey as a result of this geo
graphical location, and briefly outline 1
the position of each of thr? nations in
relation to Constantinople. lie also
spoke of the history of the r-itv. and
of the empire, showing the absorption
of different territory by other coun
tries, and the independence secured by
lUfurni I.h Impossible
In speaking of the sultan, the lec
turer termed him the greatest despot
the world has ever known. He further
said that a reform was impossible, ow
ing to the fact that the people fear
that a reform would result in Christi
anity securing a foothold. He said
that the present American colleges.
Robert college and the American col
lege for girls, are tolerated by the pres
ent sultan because the preceding sul
tan tolerated them, and when onre es
tablished such institutions are allowed
For Ileltrr Government.
In concluding his lecture. Dr. Ray
mond rave an able discussion of the
various movements in Turkey for bet
ter government, mentioning the young
Turkey party, the struggle for a con
stitutional government, the Albanian
agitation, the Macedonian revolt, and
the Armenian movement.
The ultimate disintegration of Tur
key was discussed almost entirely
from the point of view of the result
of such disintegration socially. Dr.
Fair and colder toalisht anil "Wedoe-
ilay, wilti (be loivewt temperature about
J. M. S HER I Git, I.oeal Forecaster.
Temperature at 7 a. m., Si at 3:30
p. in.. 17. Mniliuuiii temperature in laai
-I hourN. "! minimum temperature, S.
Yt-lwity at inl at 7 a. in-, U mileM per
Raymond expressed a belief that ulti-. avenue.
Heal & Schraitt,
High class tailors,
Illinois theater building.
Insure with Beecher Bros.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
What beats roller skating?
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Try the pure Jewel cough drops.
For bus, baggage, express, call Robb's.
For bus or express. Spencer & Trefz.
We eat at the Rock Island house
A give away in fancy work tomorrow
The shoe sale of the year tomorrow
Rock Island house cafe under new
The best place for lunch is the Rock
Island house cafe.
II. T. Siemon wants your tin and fur
nace work. 152G-152S Fourth avenue.
Don't forget, please. Mrs. Austin's
pancake Hour, best of all. At grocer's.
Buy your shoes tomorrow for 25 per
cent less at McCabe's than at any oth
Thomas Kelly was given five days
by Magistrate Elliott this morning, for
A straight discount of 25 per cent
on all shoes and fancy work all day to
morrow at McCabe's.
If you tire of buckwheat, try Mrs.
Austin's famous pancake flour. Made
from the great food cereals.
Time now to buy what shoes you
will want until spring at a discount of
25 per cent tomorrow at McCabe's.
Trinity guild will meet tomorrow
afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the home
of Mrs. T. J. Donahue. 2502 Eighth
mately England will control Constan
tinople. He pointed out the strong
reasons for the effort to prevent mili
tary Russia from occupying Constanti
Ames is Promoted.
Ames, for several years chief
WOT a AVt
Pcck Island. Iu
CROSSES, LACK IMXS. IIATI'IXS.
SECK LACKS. II it A C'EI.KTS. RIC
il.KS, KOI1S AM IFF HIT
TONS. All the pretty new fads in these
little accessories and all elo
quent of Parisian and New York
modes. It's the best stock ever
brought to Rock Island.
For I n g a I I's jewelry isn't
bought by simply saying so
many dozen of this or so many
dozen of that.. It doesn't come
in carload lots. We've none of
the cheap, coarse, tawdry, showy
stuff that's made just to catch
Our preparations are always
long and careful, particular and
exacting, and the prices always
make you wonder.
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Rock Island. Iu.
Races at the big rink Wednesday
night. First of a series of three be
tween Rock Island and Davenport for
The Metal Polishers' Union local 49,
will hold their first annual ball Tues
day evening. Jan. 22, at Industrial hall.
Admission 50 cents.
Expert manicuring, shampooing and
thorough treatment of the hair and
scalp given by Mrs. Sol Levi, 73C Sev
enteenth street. Old phone west 59.
St. Margaret's guild will give a lu
cent coffee and apron sale at Trinity
chapel Jan. 24, from 2 to 5 p. m. A
cordial invitation is extended to all.
Prosperity Camp, R. X. A., will give
a card party and dance at the I. O.
O. F. hall Tuesday evening, Jan. 22.
Admission 15c, including refreshments.
The Ladies' Aid society of the Broad
way Presbyterian church will meet
with Mrs. A. D. Sperry, 1000 Twenty
third street, at 2:30 Thursday after
Attend the coon ball given by the
Loyal Americans. Rock Island assem
bly, No. 2f2, corner Fifteenth street
and Second avenue, this evening, Jan.
22. Come and have a good time.
Galesburg newspapers announced
that Rev. C. E. I Ion's ten of Grace Luth
eran church of this city, .ha3 declined
a call that was extended to hirn by
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran church
of that city.
We are determined to make this Jan
uary clearing sale the greatest in our
history, and for that reason we are
adding new bargains daily. Read the
prices carefully in our ad on page 3
this evening. Lage-Waters Shoe com
pany, 1703 Second avenue.
duett Shirt fit perfectly
wear longest look best.
They axe the perfect Shirt
for every occasion.
Ask for Cluett Shirts.
Look for the Cluett label.
CLUETT. PEABODY A. CO.
MMM Or MW COL LAW.
Notice to Contractors .
Sealed proposals will be received at
the city clerk's office, Rock Island, 111.,
until Monday, Feb. 4, 1907. at 5 o'clock
p. m., for one battery of boilers of not
less than 150-horse power.
Bidders may submit bids and speci
fications for their own make of boilers.
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THOUSANDS have read the Red Tag Sale hand
bills: thousands read of the Red Tag Sale in
the newspapers; hundreds of thrifty buyers save
dollars. Everything bears a Red Tag with former
price and Red Tag price.
Everything' in the Store ai Red Tag Prices.
$144 for $22 and $24 Overcoats and Suits.
9.75 for $15 Overcoats and Suits.
6.50 for $10 Overcoats 4.75 for $7.50 Overcoats
Greatest underwear sale
$1 00 underwear
By long odds the greatest trousers
sate ever held.
-All $5.00 pants S4.25
All $3.50 pants S2.97
All $2.50 pants S2.12
All $1.95 pants S1.63
$1.75 pants S1.25
$1.00 mufflers 67
$1.50 mufflers S1.00
$1.00 Scoit's combined neck
and ear mufflers 63
Sold all over the world for $1.00, red
tag sale, G3e
50c mufflers 39
25c mufflers 195"
Hundreds at red tag prices.
$1.00 stiff bosom shirts
50c negligee shirts
Fur gloves worth $1.25 for 99
Fur gloves worth $1.50, for... SI. 12
50c wool mitts 39
25c golf gloves 19
Kid gloves, worth $1.50, for 90
Gloves of every variety at rod tag
One-fourth off regular prices,
All $1.95 suits and overcoats. -S1.1G
All $2.50 suits and overcoats. -81.87
All $3.50 suits and overcoats. -S2.G2
All $5.00 suits and overcoats. -3.75
All $7.50 suits and overcoais. .5.62
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The Red Tag Sale Will Save You 2-3. 1-2 and 1-4 on AH Boys' Clothes
1. Duck coats 10 per cent off.
2. Winter caps at red tag prices.
3. 50c winter caps 3Sc an(1 25
4. FlaTTnel shirts, 10 per cent off.
5. Night robes, 10 per cent off.
6. Sweaters at red tag prices,
7. Knit jackets at red tag prices.
8. Knit jackets, 2.23
9. Knit jackets S1.35
10. Neckwear at red tag prices.
11. 50c hosiery 35 3 for $1.00.
12. 25c fancy hosiery 1Q
13. $5.00 smoking jackets $2.50
14. Suit cases, bags, trunks, etc., red
Boys' 50c knee pants and blouse
16. Roys' 75c knee pants and bhui.-o
Boys' $1.00 knee pants and blouse
Boys 50c flannel blouses 39
Boys' 50c flannel waists 23
Boys' 25c flannel waists
Girls' and boys' 50c and 75c tarns
and toques 39
Girls' and boys' 25c toques 1)
Boys' $2.50 overcoats SI. 87
' $:l..",0 overcoats S2.G2
Boys' $5.oo overcoats 3.75
26. Boys' 25c knit gloves 19
27.. .Boys' 15c knit gloves
28. Boys' 50C leggins 39
YOUNG HERO SAVES
gfl g stricken towns. The Great Northern
I has moved nothing else. But now the
railroads are fearing the worst. Every
lino in the state is completely at tfte
mercy of the elements. Not a train on
I any of the lines has arrived in St. Paul
Small Boy, Alone, Tugs Infant's Cradle
from a Burning House.
LaCrosse, Wis., Jan. 22. Remark
able presence of mind of the 3-year-old for three days. The Great Northern
son of J. F. Schrank yesterday saved I road early sent out eight rotaries and
the life of his 14-months-old baby sis
ter in a fire which partly destroyed
Certified check in amount $200 to . their home. The mother left the chil
accompany bid. , dren alone while she stepped into the
Specifications on file at city clerk's, house of a neighbor. Smoke was seen
The city reserves the right to reject
any or all bids.
Rock Island, 111.. Jan. 15. 1907.
. II. C. SCHAFFER, City Clerk.
Girl Killed at Telephone.
B'oomington, HI.. Jan. . 22. Miss
Nora Grove, aged 19. a telephone oper
ator, was electrocuted while at the
switchboard in Clinton yesterday, an
electric light wire being blown across
the telephone wire.
Best for Home Use.
Order a case of Cross Country, the
best family beer. Rock Island Brew
ing company. Old phone west 89, new
news all the time THE
pouring from the windows by pedestri
ans and an alarm brought the firemen.
They found the child tugging with all
his strength to pull the cradle in which
the Infant slept through an outer door.
J. T. Schrank,' the boy's father, Is a
prominent Elk, and about the Elks'
club, where the affair has caused no
end of comment, it is being proposed
to present the boy with a gold medal.
25 snowplows. The main line is re
ported clear through to North Dakota.
The Dreadnaught a Success.
The recent trials of the battleship
Dreadnaught were in every way satis
factory, and a speed of 21 knots per
hour was attained, which is the fastest
time ever made by a battleship. It also
stood the shock of firing her ten 12
inch guns at one time remarkably well.
A fair trial of the famous Hostetter's
Stomach Bitters will convince the most
skeptical that it will cure ailments of
the stomach, liver, kidneys, or bowels.
MORESNOWIN NORTH DAK0TA4 Thousands of sickly people have been
ueneuteu uunng tne ij years ii nas
Railways Unable to Keep Lines Open
and Few Trains Are Moving.
St. Paul, Jan. 22. Deep snow covers
the prairies of North Dakota. Habita
tions in some cases are completely
covered. Just before the storm all of
the railroads bent every effort to take
j trains of coal and provisions to the
been before the public, and there is no
reason, why you should suffer any lon
ger. Get it today. It always cures
headache, bloating, sour risings, indi
gestion, dyspepsia, cramps, costiveness,
biliousness, colds and malaria, fever
and ague. We guarantee the genuitie
to be absolutely pure.
SHOW THEY ARE ABLE
TO UNDERTAKE CANAL
Oliver and Bangs, Lowest Bidders, Ex
plain to President Objections
HIS TOES ARE AMPUTATED
Chris Hartman Steps in Front of En
gine and is Injured.
In jumping from the Silvis work
train last evening at the Thirty-first
street depot, Chris- Hartman, aged
about 17, stepped in front of the en
gine of train No. 2 of the Rock Is
land, and was caught in such a way
crushed to such an extent that ampu-
Washington. Jan. 22. President
Roosevelt last evening gave a hearing
to William J. Oliver and Anson M.
Bangs, who, on Jan. 12, submitted the 'that three toes of the right foot were
lowest bid for the contract to construct
the Panama canal. Oliver and Bang.-J
produced facts to show themselves fi
nancially "capable of carrying out the
great contract, and also other evidence
to demonstrate their responsibility. A
decision will be announced in a few
The fight against Oliver and Bangs,
carried on by the McArthur-Gillespie
combination of Chicago, which submit
ted the third lowest bid, seems to have
centered upon Mr. Bangs.
It was said that the canal commis
sion desires to investigate the Oliver
Bangs concern thoroughly. The inves
tigation principally concerns the rec
ord of Mr. Bangs, who, it is alleged,
failed in a number of contracts, and
also was implicated in the Savannah
tation was necessary. He was
moved to St. Anthony's hospital.
How to Cure Chilblains.
"To enjoy freedom from chilblains,"
writes John Kqjiip, East Otlafleld, Me.,
"I apply BuckletKs Arnica Salve. Have
alpo used it for salt rheum with excel
lent results." Guaranteed to cure fev
er sores, indolent ulcers, piles, burns,
wounds, frost bites ami skin diseases.
25c at W. F. Hartz's drutf store.
All the news all the tinmThe Arjtun.
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Elegance In Wa.ll Paper
j Like distinction of carriage and de-
portrnent in humans, appeals to the
artistic eye. There's a certain sub
tle "something" In papers we select
sell which speaks of style.
taste and superiority which people
appreciate. We ask you to see and
Kfclect wall decorations here at your
leisure, as you will find our goods
priced very low. ,
Paridon Wall Paoer Co.
419 Seventeenth Street.