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THE ARGUS, FRIDAY. MAY. 17. 1907.
COMMITTEE OF FIFTY
i MEETS TO ADOPT PLANS
TO RAISE THAT $100,000
Enthusiastic Gathering of Boosters at Call of
Secretary Levi of Industrial
STEERING BODY NAMED
Depositories for Funds Agreed
Upon and Other Prelimln-
aries Attended To.
The committee of .",0 appointed to
conduit tile work of raising tin; $100,
OOO fund for the Greater Itock Island
campaign, m-: a the Ko: k l.land (.Mill)
last evening v.i:li Secretary Mayer Levi
of the lndustii;tl i-imi ii; it-iiii . and took
up plan", for ma!;i:ig the canvass for
The ci.mmit fee
motion of Hon. T
tee con:pos. d of .Mr.
A. (I. Audi rsiui an.l
appointed to retire
reconinieiidatitai of a
eetod Walter llo-
Ihe meeting. On
Medill. a commit
H. E. Curl is was;
and consider the
committee to act
as an advisory or steering committee
for th general committee, and to have
inieral chaise of the canvass.
V-This committee reported recommend
itjg a committee of 14 members, and
tiese were appointed. Walter Itosen
field being chosen chairman of the com
mittee. This advisory committee i;;
composed of: W. A. Roscnfield. I. S.
White, Carl Hellpenstell. II. E. Casteel.
Dr. G. L. Eyster, L. Simon, C. S. Mc-
Daniel, (Jeorge Price, James McN'a
mara. W. H. Dart, 111 II. Cleaveland,
O. K. Schmidt, Colonel C. L. Walker
and William M. Reck.
ilfuiii Work :it Once.
This sub-committee will begin its
woik at once, and a meeting. has been
called for this evening. The members
will dine at the. liock Island Club, and
will later consider ways and means of
collecting the $Iimi.immi fund, and the
assignment of work to the members of
the general commit ten. A plan in the
nature of an assessment may be de
vised by this committee.
Tile members of the general commit
tee indulged in a general discussion of
the project, and various suggestions for
the consideration of the steering com
mittee were made. The plan to assign
certain parts :f the citv to groups of
three or more members of the general
committee was favored, and will prob
ably be adopted by the sub-committee.
A :!! SiilimTiption I It'll ill ill;.
The committee adopted the heading
for the subscription lists, after care
ful consideration of the Technical point ;
of such a subscription in law. The
heading provides for a board of five
trustees, to have charge of the fund
and determine its use. The provisions
are given below:
roil .iti: a ri:it not k isi.wd."
"The undersigned do hereby pledge
the amounts herein below subscribed
opposite their respective names, paya
ble to the order of the majority of the
board of trustees herein below named,
provided the total sum of at least $l(Mi,
tmo is hereto subscribed, and provided
iot more than one-fifth of the amount
aibscribed is called in during the year
;f 1907, and one-fifth for eacli succeed
ng calendar year, until said sum is
"The object of this subscription is to
?stablish a fund for promoting the in
sist rial and territorial expansion and
levelopment of the city of Kock Island
jy stock subscriptions, loans or lion
ises, to such enterprises, or by appro
priations toward the expense of such
eiritorial expansion projects, as shall
m recommended by the board of con-
'rol of the Rock Island industrial com
mission, provided such recommendation
shail be approved by the majority of
aid board of trustees.
"The trustees hereby appointed, to
olleet tile said subscriptions and to be
vested with the control and with the
authority herein delegated, shall be:
"The Miivor of the !(- ot Hock In
"The I'rcxlilcnt of the Hock InIhii.1
The I'rCNlilcnt of the Stnte luink of
ilock island. III.
-The ITcMi.lcut of the Hock I slum! Xa-
IIuidiI hank of Hock Ixliinil. Ill,
"The Prcsl.lent of the I'dipleM Nil
tiounl lunik of Hock Ixlauit. III.
i nese suuscnpt ions are made on
the consideration that said board of
trustees accept the trust herein del
52ROCK ISLAND. ILL. KUSfh
Specials For Saturday
TADIES' hemstitched cross bar handkerchiefs (4 patterns)
Ladies' sheer linen hand wrought initial handkerchiefs 8c,
3 for 25c.
20 dozen hemstitched Huck towels, 18x32, each 5c.
All linen Damask lunch cloths, fancy open work borders, Sat
Lamp chimneys, assorted sizes, choice Saturday lc each lc.
' 2-quart stone bean jars with covers 10c.
8 inch glazed jardinieres, fancy colors, special each 19c.
Ladies' silk and chamois jewel bags, regular 38c, Saturday
Assorted fruit bon bons, per lb. 10 c.
Japanese mattings, carpet patterns and cotton warps, values
to 30c for 19c yd.
Solid oak jardiniere stands, French legs, with shelves, 13 inch
lops, 22 inches high 68c.
Ingrain carpets, 2 to 18 yard lengths, values to 32c, for
Polished oak $4.00 oak rockers with arms $3.25.
Beautiful metal beds, full sizeposts.extension feet, hard enamel,
cne to a customer $2.97.
15c curtain swiss. coin spots and figures 9c yd.
Good bleached 75c sheets for 55c.
50-inch Roman striped tapestry 32c yd.
Best quality figured silkoline, yd. 9c.
Cocoa door mats 25c.
50c bottles furniture polish 10c.
Lawn settees 3- ft. long 87c.
Large willow rockers, with heavy roll arms $2.25.
Standard linoleums, 5 good patterns, yd. 39c.
Full nickeled scissors, assorted sizes, worth 50c to 65c,choice
Swastika hat pins in gilt and enamel, new and very popular
Fairy Soap, half price, 2 cakes for 5c.
House dresses in Dretty colored fabrics, Saturday $1.00 apiece,
Women's new Spring Jackets In nice checks and mixtures,
be prompt if you want one at $2.95.
Block Chantilly Laces, Torchon, Platt Val, Venice bands,
etc., odd pieces and short lengths worth up to 25c at 5c yard.
Porch Pillow Slips, big variety, regular 38c and 50c slips,
250 pieces all silk wash ribbons. No. 1 and l in pink, blue,
helio. white and cream, while they last, 25c and 20c a bolt.
Real Manchester Chambrays, in plain blue, buff, brown, tan
and pink. yard. 7i C.
Mill seconds of the famous Shaw knit socks, wear as well as
the firsts, regular price 25c. pair 12 C.
Ladies' Sleeveless union suits knee length pure white bleach
while 15 dozen last, per suit, 37c. ; .
Women's dark tan oxfords, worth $2.00, here Saturday, for
Mioses' and children's full regular lace hose, worth 18c to
25c per pair, all sizes. 10c.
Handsome colored union silk umbrellas, fancy borders, choice
selection, each $1.39.
Best fancy dress prints worth 8c. mill lengths, per yard, 5c.
Musical Program in the Evening
Proposed Mississippi River Trip
Made, Rock Island May Be the
It is possible that President House
velt may pay the tri-eities a visit dur
ing the coming summer, while on hi
proposed trip tiiroiish tne west to per
sonany look into tlie merits ot the deep
waterway project and the Mississippi
river improvements. The governors of
It! states have extended to the presi
lit lit inviiaiions to visit ttieir states on
the trip, and within the next few day
tne president will reply to the invita
turns, according to a dispatch from
asiiins-'ton. I he letters were given to
the president by James E. Smith of St
i.ouis. and income one' by liovernor
Deneen. "The president is to speak at
Canton, Ohio, Sept. ::u. and if arran
ments can be made, will go from Can
ton to some point on the .Mississippi
and take a steamer down the river to
Memphis. The trip on the river will
be from the most northern poji possi
ble, and in view of the fact that the
river improvements aTe directed from
this city, and that an improvement of
the greatest ijMportance has been be
gun at Molrfle, every effort will proba
bly be made to have the tri-cities the
starting )wint for the trip, if it is mad".
The president would like to start at
Chicago and go over tne deep water
way route to St. Louis, and this woul.1
bring him near Rock Island.
Industrial Bureau to Spare No
Efforts to Set Forth City's
0ELEGATES GET EVERY HELF
Chairman McHugh Ready to Co-oner
ate to the Fullest Extent
In a connection with the f lans for
u i eiier iioiK isiuuu. tne convention
bureau of tile Hock Island Industrial
commission will spr re no pains to per
peniaie hock i.-iaiHis reputation as a
model convention city. .No effort whl
be neglected to land as many conven
tions as possible, and to this .end.
Chairman Charles McHr.gh of the con
volition bureau, desires that delegate.
Aoing fiom Rock Island to any outsiik
convention acquaint, lnm of the fac:
and he wnl see tnat they are provided
not only with badges setting forth
liock Island claims to the next con
vent ion, but its advantages as well
and lie will furnish such other materia
as may be necessary to accomplish th
mission of the delegates in the interes,'
of their own city.
Sl:irl-l (lie S itt-liiiu-ii ItlitM.
Mr. Mcllugh's good' work was showi
yesterday whi n the dt legates departei
for the switchmen's convention at Ie
troit, fitted out with badges and othe:
aids in their laudable undertaking t.
boost for Itock Island as the next coa
vent ion city.
Word has come to relatives here of
the death at Riverside, Ca!., of .Mrs
Henry Thompson, formerly a residen
of Andalusia, who passed away Moa
day at the age of :i years. Mi
Thompson was many years ago m
business in that village and the fam
ily was well known throughout the lo
er end of the county. - They left about
a quarter of a century ago and for
time lived at Toledo, Iowa, removing
to the coast 5 years ago. The surviv
ins members of the family are th
husband and four daughters. Mrs. Ell;
Cobb of Ida drove, Iowa; Mrs. Kitti
Smith of Toledo, Iowa: Mrs. l'anni.
Newcomer of Marshalltown, Iowa, an.
Mrs. Edna Rehbok of Lbs Angeles, Cal
Funeral services over the remains oi
Frederick Krueger wt-re held at l:3i
this afternoon .from "the home, SO:
Eighth avenue, rin&at!- o'clock from
the German Lutheran church. Th.
services were conducted by Rev. C.-A
Mennicke pastor of the Church. . Burial
took place at the Lutheran cemetery
Much Interest in New Musical
ization of Y. M. C. A.
Unusual interest is being taken in
the newly organized Y. M. C. A. or
chestra, under the management of Pro
fessor Christian Oelschlaegel of Angus-
tana college. Rehearsals are being
held every Monday evening in the chap
el of the building, and at the present
time the members are rehearsing .1
number of the more difficult selections
The organization now consists of 1.1
members, and it is thought that more
will join later. The orchestration at
the present time is as follows: Trom
bone, John .1. Normoyle: cornets, L. S.
Ferguson, V. X. Frykman and Cur.
I. undeii: lift bass. Frank Young; clar
inets, F. D. Seward and John Quinlan;
flute, Wililam Lorenzen; second vio
lins. A. Lunden and John Keller; first
violins, D. Leins, A. Weckel. F. L.
Watts, A. Ceigcr and M. F. Wahlstrom.
FIRE IN A TICKET OFFICE
William Franks Breaks In to Extinguish
This morning about :'. o'clock William
Franks, residing above the Rock Island
ticket office on Nineteenth street and
Second avenue, was awakened by the
smell of smoke, and on investigating
lie matter found that a small blaze had
Parted in the rear of the ticket office
on tne floor beneath him. lie broke
into the office and extinguished the
blaze with a couple of buckets of water
I he fire is supiwsed to have, started
from hot coals among a basket of ashes
in the rear room of the office.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sat
urday of this week
Choice Elgin creamery, only 2
cents per pound. Not more than 2
pounds to a customer.
THE GREAT ATLAXTIC & PACIFIC
328 Twentieth street.
L Baking $
L Sl.0TO.ro will he piren for
fchny (HitjHtiittpe injurtmiHto
health fouutl in luluuiu kiV
DID NOT SIGN AGREEMEN
H. C. Wehling Not in Contractors' O
ganization, Though Name Was Used.
There was no change in the carpen
ters' stiike situation today, and th
contractors and carpenters now seem
to have settled down for a long contest
until the question is fully settled. H
C. Wehling called at The Argus oific
todav to call attention to the lact tha
he was not one of those who signed th
working rules of the contractors, al
though his name appeared in the print
cd list given out for publication.
Some of the men returned to worl
this morning in Moline, pending,, it
said, action bv the union at a meet in
to be held this evening.
Mrs. A. K. Carl of Kansas City is th
guest of Dr. and Mrs. . H. Carl.
Miss Maude Gordon of DeWitt
Iowa is visiting friends in the city.
George C. Wenger left yesterday fo
a few dtivs' visit with friends and rela
fives in Peoria.
The executive council of the Model'
Woodmen, headed by Head Consul ,
R. Talbot of Lincoln, Neb., is in session
here this week.
Dr. J. T. Taylor will return this
evening from the meeting ot the Stale
Dental association which has been
session at Quincy, 111.
J. F. Porter, president of the Tri
City Railway & Light company return
ed yesterday from New York City. W
E. Harrttt of New lork, supennten
dent of gas works of J. G. White
Co.. is here to direct the installatio
of a new gas holder in Moline and
new coal storage' at the People's Light
company plant in Davenport.
nro ready when the
wiatht-r is. Juxt want
to remind you that nil
the straws are Iiti-
here min every stylish
shape. Whi-n you think
Hie weather is riht,
conn and see our assortment.
1601-1&03 -. 2 nd. Ave. ROCK ISLA?fl
A special line of 50c
neckwear in plaids and
IHilka dots at o5e, 3 for
i ?:.. .a
Test the Clothes
Not the Talk
You know that talk is as cheap as
it ever was, but it costs money to
do it in the newspaper.
THE HUB'S clothing talk may
have been equalled many times, but
not the clothing talked of, so we
say it is the clothing and not the
Let us show you what real
Clothes Quality is. Let us prove
to you THE HUB'S ALMA MATER
CLOTHES. No matter what price
suit you may select, we guarantee a
$15, $18, $20
A special line of blues, blacks and
$10 and $12
Haberdashery. There is noth
ing in hats, shirts, neckwear and
hose that we can't furnish you at
prices that will please.
Shirts 50c, $1, $1.25, $1.50
M. & K. HAVE IT.
The Lizzie Gardner, Waunetta and
Ruth went north. The Columbia was
up from Burlington.
The stage of water was 0.50 all day.
Reserves at Quincy.
The State Officers' association of the
Illinois Naval Reserves will meet June
C this year at Quincy, 111. A request
has been made by the commanding of
ficer of the naval reserves that all offi
cers he present. A number of the offi
cers from the Rock Island division of
the reserves are making arrangements
to be present.
St. Anthony is claimed to have
lived to the ripe old age of 10." years
on n daily diet of twelve ounces of
bread and water.
This, Store "Delivers the Goods" All
the Time Good Judgment En
ables Them to Have it Months
in Advance of Others.
Every store that wishes a libenl
share of the public's patronage ma.-:
be ready to supply just what the pub
lic wants when the public wants it
The ability to do so marks the meas
ure of a firm's success. This requir- s
s;reat discernment, exceedingly careful
buying and wide merchandising exper
ience for, not only must the quality be
kept up to the very highest possible
plane, but the desires of the varied
clientele of the institution must b:'
foreseen many months in advance.
Ability to produce the right tliiiv?
every time "to deliver the goods" .s
You'll find that ability here! A
short time spent in looking over oui
stock is sufficient to convince anyone
that it matters little what you mav
wish to wear if it's in fashion, M. & K.
M. & K. have tailor-made suits at
$1S. New models, new patterns and a
wealth of quality, both of material and
making, that raises these clothes above
the level of clothes sold elsewhere at
$20 and even more.
M. & K. have it! At $12.r,0 and $i"
we show beautiful suits for men. suiisj
of the newest cut and pattern and
easily worth $2 or ' more. Indeed,
they would cost that in any other
M. fc K. have new styles in under
wear. Fine lines of summer weights
at r0c. Light weight merino at $1 aim
$1.50. Union suits, including the new
ideas at $1 up to $2.5i.
M. & K. have new hat styles from
$l.r.D to $:!..ru, including Stetson.
Schoble and Bradford brands the best
hats made to s 11 at anywhere ne.u
M. & K. have the exclusive sale of
Burrojap shoes and Oxfords. It's no
wonder that these shoes outsell a.'.
others and out shine them in popuhir
favor. Qaulity distinquishes them
as the best shoe to buy and we guai
antde every pair. They'll save you at
least a dollar a pair at $1 and $5.
M. & K. have the Buddy Tucker
suits the exclusive sale of them for
(he tri-cities. They are without doubt
the most delightful boys' clothes to be
seen. In style, making and fabr
quality they are in a cHss by them
selves as good values, at $r.S"j to
! 1 r.n
M. & K. have a fine line of school
suits for boys, priced from $3.95 u,
These show splendid- style and durabil-
liy Him as iuuut? savtrja i:im uui iji-
I M. & K. have new shoes for boys.
new waists, new underwear every
thing boys wear.
No matter what yon need, M. & K
STERILIZED BARBER SHOP.
A Famous Shop in the Carrollton Ho
tel. Baltimore, Maryland.
The barber shop in the Carrollton
hotel, Baltimore, sterilizes everything
it uses in the shop. The sterilizing i.
done by heat. The towels, the razors,
the strops, the .soap, the combs an 1
brushes are all sterilized before bein;;
used on a customer. Where there is
no sterilization, have the barber use
Xewbro'a Herpicide. It kills the dand
ruff germ, and it is an antiseptic for
the scalp, and for the face after shad
ing. All leading barbers everywhe:o
appreciate these potent facts about
Herpicide and they use it. "Destroy
the cause, you remove the effect.'"
Sold by leading druggists. Send luc
in stamps for sample to The Herpicide
Co.. Detroit. Mich. Sold in two size.
5oc and $!.i". T. 11. Thomas, speei u
Mushroom stew Saturday night at
Ceorge Weinberger's place, 7t Sev
Sale of Suits at 25 Off
THE Sale of Suits is accomplishing two things,
viz: Attracting many new customers to our
Suit section and successfully lowering our Suit
stock. Close pricing made these unequalled values
at regular prices, and it is from the low prices
that your discount is taken.
These represen thj newest spring models. Everyone
sirable in material and workimanship.
The materials are voiles, pana
mas and novelties in attractive
25 Off r,u,r,:s- ,,KI,1', r w,"a 25 Off
have been silling from $17.50, ,
$25, $30, and on up to $65.
Corsets at 98c
A SALE of corsets that will
attract immediate atten
tion. A special purchase of a
large number makes this . low
price possible. Lightweight ba
tiste in white only, suitable for
summer wear; medium bust, lon
hip model, equipped with hose
supporters at front and sides; to
morrow, choice 98?
Ht Bargain C'ouatrr.
Lace Hose, 15c
OUIt BUYER fortunately se
cured about 80 dozen at
a special price, and'we give you
the benefit of the concession.
Black All-Over Lace Hose, are
actually worth 25c; also black
hose with colored embroidered
dots, figures and stripes that
were made to sell at 25c; choice
Front Harjcain Counter.