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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY. JtJXK 12. 1007.
(V1AK1N6 PLANS FOR A
BIG DEMONSTRATION M
ROOND OP OF CANVASS
Special Committee Arranged for a Procession,
Fireworks and Music by
PRESS IS THANKED
General Body Adopts Resolu
tion of Appreciation for
What $100,000 Will Mean
Based on Terrc Haute
IIMMMIO I'iiikI, rulnil n few yrnr
K, liit-rrintril Hie i(inil:illiu Si) prr
In Hot'k IhIiiimI till itoiiIiI i:itntt
20.IMHI ln rruxr. ur -I.OiHI fnmillfs II V
rrncluK tv rn!i.
f'he n-riiKi' family m-iiiN $!l t
nrrk, iK-rordlnt the I nlleil Miilfw
tiimii. air :ttI.tl(M for l.tMXI f iiintlit'a.
or I.S7-.0(KI iiiniiiiill v.
A III irr rent net prolll mcilnx
$IN7.-M prr iiiiiiiiiii for tin cuitimii
nlty nt l:irKi-, u a IOO.MM) Invexl
In (tint not fcood euuimhf
New Industries Already Here
TIi ion jjli Industrial
rllln I'Iiiiiii I'lMTir -fiiiinny.
Kiihncr A. M;i him- ram-
Il(i k Ixhinil Toiil rmiipnn)'.
W I1U-i--MhkIu MiiuufaciurluK ni
pnnj. (hnm'-Sinj I li I'rull rompiiiiy,
John linrlt r, NiuoUiiiic Kiiiiila,
The special committes appointed
arrange for a demonstration Monday
evening to celebrate the round up of
the canvass for the $100,000 fund Sat
urday, has its
work well under
way, and his
planned for a
process ion to
start at the he-iJ
quarters of the
mission at th;
Rock island ciuh.
The committee has also arranged to
have a display of fireworks, and a bi'j
bonfire on the levee. The demonstration
will be in keeping with the occasion,
and will be in celebration of one of
the important events in Rock Island's
tiiMs to Tin-: nu:ss.
At the meeting of the general com
mittee, the members voted to extend
to the Rock Island newspapers, Yhe
Argus, the Union, the Volks Zcitunj
and also to the Davenport Tunes, theV
thanks for the cooperation of thse
publications in the movement. Tne
resolution adopted is as follows:
"Whereas, Our newspapers, The
Argus, the Union, tne Volks Zietunn
and the Dnily Times have throughout
the preliminaries and active canvas
for the $100,000 factory fund shown
the heartiest co-operation and have
contributed so liberally of their time
and space in bringing the project be
fore the public eye, and educati ng th:
public mind to the merits and gener il
advantages of this great movement,
"Resolved, That this committee of
fifty extends to these newspapers its
thanks and pledges its cordial supprvi
in recognition of the admirable public
spirit shown. And be it further
"Resolved, That the Industrial coin
mission he requested to also adopt tiiis
resolution and have it spread on iti
Alti: II llll AT WOltK.
The soliciting committees are hard
at work ths week endeavoring to
bring the fund up to the mark set in
the beginn ng of the canvass by the
time the canvass is rounded up Satur
day. The members are confident of
success, end with the expectation that
the fund will be attained by that U-.i-i,
the plans for the.celebration are bein
Tin: rnri i.xit si list mri ni.
Popular subscriptions are being re
ceived by the following druggists:
John Bengston, 1700 Second avenuo.
Hugh V. Burt, 800 Twelfth street.
Joseph M. Keim, 633 Thirty-eighth
Otto Rudert, 3000 Fifth avenue.
Otto Grotjan, 1501 Second avenue.
W. T. Hartz, 301 Twentieth street.
August Hcimbeck, 924 Third avenue
Charles O. Lindorff, Twentieth street
and Fourth avenue.
Adolph J. Reiss, 2700 Seventh ave
nue. Herman O. Rolfs, 1828 Second ave
nue. Louis A. Schmidt, Seventeenth street
and Seventh avenue.
Conrad A. Speidcl, 1607 Second ave
Noah W. Steiner, 2300 Fifth avenue.
Charles J. Strate, 1101 Third avenue.
Thomas H. Thomas, 1630 Second
Charles Ullemeyer, 534 Sixtec;it!i
William Ullemeyer, Fifteenth street
and Eleventh avenue.
THREE QUIT WORK
tent action of ihe board in advancing
the compensation to be paid teachers
beginning with the fall term, t lie aam.!
bcig done without organized action oi.
the part of tlio.-e benefited.
Stipeiintiiident liayden reportej
that the total number of pupils enrol
ed in the city schools for the year just
closed was 3,97 1 ; enrolled for i'v
ninth month. 3,35S; number belonging
at the close ot tiie month, .i.Ju; aver
age number belonging. 3.250; avcraJ
daily attendance, 3,099; percentage of
atcinilance, 95.2; percentage of pmiit'i
ality, 99.9; number of eases of tardi
nes. during the month, NO; number ;!
cases of truancy, 14.
Siipcrini'-udcnt liayden also report
ed that tuition for the second scmeKii i
of the school year had been collected
from non r.'sid' tit pupils attending la -.'
high school in the amount of $3oo.r'!.
and from non-resident pupils attenditi-;
the grammar schools in the sum o
fT.uu, and turned in checks to cov r
Reports v.Me also tiled by Principal
tiiiwn of ;hc high school showing col-
ctioiis if $107 93 for rental and sa.e
f t xlbnol.s in the high school, and
$lu."i.7S for lumber, etc.. sold to pupi'M
in the manual training depat (tie a,.
uid present! d checks in .settlement ol
Hills lor lnlli.
Bills were allowed as follows:
Hills tor the month were allowed as
Hartz & Iiahnsen $ 5.SX
liannon fc Dul'va 7!'. 52
lo!)I)"s Express company 1.50
.Mueller's Lumber company tl.no
Rook Island Hardware company . 2. On
ck Isl-uid Sash & Hour works. 17.12
Rock Island Sand !t Gravel com
copies Power company 11.55
W. T. Hart. 1.70
lward Nance 2.25
eerge li. Kiimsbtiry ;..;')
Henry .1. Frick lo.On
he Holden Patent P.ook Cover
lectnc C onstruction company.. .tin
. II. Shinn company 3.5o
ticker the Pt inter 20.75
Wtstett; I'uion Telegraph com
'. L. Kratitz 17.75
ieoige Kale 17. 5-3
VI er lieselin 5.IM)
John R. C'owden 7. nil
William Kreuger t.sa
iichard Arp .,".'1
H. 10. Hrown 5..",.",
II. li. Hayden
hamlierliii. Kind; & Co
tnetican Hook company ;:iil.'S
latg.net Colligan l!i.2
I. C. Fry l.".ii'i
V. H. Hleuer 7.-ji(
1 ietity CJoedecke 7.U
William Anderson 7."o
C. C. Kieiiards t -"ii
Viin Oil A.- Supply company .;.,
. Xachbaur "7.:;n
Cvan Uodeiick l.tm
U:Iph .Me.Manus 27.51'
Resignations of High School
Instructors Accepted by the
Board of Education,
ONE VACANCY IS FILLED
Miss Emma Seymour Butler Succeed:
Miss Marshall in English
Routine of Month.
The resignation of three high school
in.-t t netot s wen presented and .to
cepteel ;it i'dc regular meeting of th.
board of education hist evening. They
were those of Miss Anna Marshall,
who has served five' years at teach1'
of KtiglNh, Hon M. Non is, commereia
teacher, and C. C. Gruber, who reecr
ly retired fiom tin.- manual ttainitt.
ilepiii tmei't. A succi ssor to Miss Mav
shall was eiioseu in the person of Miss
ICmina Seymour Hutler, a grtiduate of
the Columbia Tiachers" college, and
who comes l'ii:l I cconimemh d.
Cominuniea' ions wete received from
the principals of several schools ex
pressing their appreciation of the re
Miss Alice N White
to the so. irly editor of Tlip Arjtus, will
le Khidly received arid rulilishvl. Hut
In either case the identity of th Bonder
musl be made known, to Insure reliH
bihty. Written notices must bear sig
nature and address
Music Students Club. The antiual
meeting or the Music Students' clui
was held Monilav nfiiiMixm -it th.
otne of Miss Olga .lunge. The to
gr;im was given by the .Misses Ameh i
Huber. Oiga .lunge, pianists. Miss K;:
ttikin. sopianoand Mrs. Leavens, barn-
1st and Mrs. Peek, violinist. Reports
for the year were made and the ofh--
ers elect'. (1 for the year are: Presi
dent, -Mrs. .1. U. Preston; secn-tatv-.
d' nt, Mtsfl. .1. II. Preston; seeretarv
Miss Olga .lunge: treasurer. Mrs. Ar
thur P. Griggs; corresiHiiirJin; secii..
tary. Mrs. T. (). Swiney and lihrnriai.
Mrs. Heury Matthey. A program !
meetings for next vear was-snbmitt(-I
Good-Smith. George Good of Daven
port and Miss Laura Smith of Ko.-k
Island were united in marriage vest-
day afternoon at the First Christian
church, Davenport. Kov. O. V. Lan-
lcnce, formrrly of this city and now
of Decatur, officiated, assisted by Key-
It. K. Henry of Moline. The groom i-
motorman employed by the Tri-City
Railway company and the bride ha
made her home with Rev. and Mr;.
Iiwrence for i-cveral years, going to
Decatur with them. The couple will
make their home at 1008 Seventh ave
nue in this city.
Brown-Thomason. Rev. R. H. Wil
liants at the parsonage of the Firs'
Methodist church at 1 o'clock todnv
officiated tit the marriage of Miss La
vina Thomason of Peoria to Dr. John
It. Hrown also of Peoria. Mr. and Mrs
Hrown will make their home in Pi
SEWER CAVEIN IS
FATAL TO LABORER
Jacob Hipp Dies at Mercy Hospital as
Result of Injuries Received
Jacob Hipp, a workman employed c.n
the Northwest Davenport sewer, di
at Mercy Hospital last night as a re
suit of injuries received in a cavc-in
late yesterday afternoon. The ac"d
dent took plac-j at Liberty and Mar
quette streets and Mr." Hipp bein
buried at the bottom of a 6-foot ditch
Though dug otit in a few minutes le
was so badly crushed that recovery
was out of the question.
1000 pieces Narrow Wash Rib
bons about half price-all colors, Id
widths No. 1, l, 2 and 3. sold by
the bolt only, at per bolt of 10 yds,
42c. 33c. 25c and 20c.
ROCKJSLAND. ILL. VnfA'
Fruit of the Loom Muslin.Thurs
day a limited.quantity at per yd 8c
Lonsdale Muslin for Thursday,
per yd 8c.
cut to 8c.
vests, silk taped,
vests, lace trim,
In Ladies' and Men's Summer Underwear, to
quickly reduce overstocks on certain
""TWO cases men's fine Maco Jersey ribbed under
wear, drawers douole seat, always 50c, cu
down to 37c.
1 case men's 39c Balbriggan shirts with long
or short sleeves, double seat drawers, cut to 25c.
$1.00 fine French Balbriggan shirts and drawers,
cut to 7 LIC.
Ladies' 15c lace trimmed ribbed vest:
Ladies' 18c sheer white ribbed
cut to 12C.
Ladies' 38c imported sheer lisle
cut to 25c.
Ladies' lace trimmed ribbed pants, made just like
the muslin or cambric, very comfortable, two lots
way under price at 50c and 25c.
Pure lisle union suits, fine lace trimmed, pure
white J 1.18 value at 75c.
THURSDAY will be hosiery day at this
store. Remember it. Note the fol
lowing attractive offerings for this day only:
Boys' and girls 25c ribbed hose, double knees,
heels and toes, sizes 6 to 10, according to size 15c,
17c. 19c and 21c.
Women's fine ribbed lisle hose, seamless foot,
double heels and tees, 23c value, per pair 14c.
Women's fancy and embroidered lisle hose, were
50c to 62c, Thursday per pair 35c.
Three pairs for $1.00.
Vomen's silk embroidered hose, worth 18c and
23c, Thursday per pair 12ic.
Children's fine ribbed double knee hose worth 15c
and 17c, two lots Thursday, per pair 8c and 10c.
6000 yds 38c, 48c, 58c, 75c and 98c
Finest Wash Goods For 29c a yard
THURSDAY at 9:30 a. m. we will have ready for sale
about 6000 yards of the finest imported and domestic
wash fabrics, which owing to the backward season have not
moved fast enough to suit us, 3Sc to 98c a yard values all at
one price, 29c a yard.
There are French Voile de Lisle, 44 inches wide In
plain colorings, silk checked and striped effects, these are
85c to 98c fabrics
Sheer printed and shadow checked silks 30 Inches
wide, nearly all silk
40-inch all-over embroidered swiss waistings In Pongee
and Linen shades. A regular $1.25 value
Imported French organdies, linen thread, beautiful de
signs and colors, 75c values
Kyoto Pongee Silk, 58c value, in stylish new designs
Real Irish dimities, direct from Belfast
A YARD Crystal Langerle cloth sheer and dainty with embrold-
St. Gall embroidered mulls and Swisses
In fact a superb collection of the Season's most exclusive wash dress
goods that have sold from 38c to 98c a yard and in some cases even more,
to be sold regardless of early prices, commencing Thursday at 9:30
o'clock and until closed out at 29c a yard, all all all at 29c yd.
9:30 A. M.
Ladies' Wash Suits
THE showing is large and varied in
white and the most desirable colors.
We've been so strict with the makers about
correct proportions and exact cutting that
you will find these suits perfect. They are
ready to put right on for immediate wear.
Beautiful Vhite Dresses, Princess style, elegant
ly trimmed in lace and embroidery. $5.95 to $25.
Two-piece Vash Suits, made in many novel
effects, styles to be found only here, $3.62 to
Summer Dresses of Gingham, Percale, Cham
brays, Lawns and tine Muslins, very handsome
models, cut generously full. $2.95 to $20.00.
Thursday at 2:30, two piece Wash Dresses,
varied styles, short and long sleeves, white and
pretty eclers, only $2.00 ' Q0
Sale of Coats at $12.50
THEY are taken from much higher priced
lines and marked down. The assortment
is limited and everyone is a bargain. There are
clever Pony Coats, Cutaway and Eton effects,
Prince Chap and straight front fitted coats, best
styles of this season; also some of those dressy,
handsome lace coats, the entire lot run from
$15.00 to $25.00 in value. Not every size in
each style, but a good assort
ment from vhich to choose.
Come promptly for yours at
Extraordinary Carpet and Rug
"rVSCONTINUED patterns of carpets In small
rolls will be closed out at a decided reduction
from regular prices.
Brussels carpets, standard makes, in small rolls
Velvet and axminster carpets. Smith's, Dobson's
and Sanfords, values up to $1.25 for 98c, 87c and
Ingrain carpets, best all wool extra supers, small
rolls, to close 73c values for 48c yd.
Aggrette and Sultana carpets, values up to 32c
yd for 18C yd.
Floor Burlaps, small pieces to close 10c yd.
Made-up carpet rugs from remnants of
Brussels and Velvet carpets. ' An opportunity to get
a good wearing rug for little money. A saving of 25
to 40 , at $(5.50 to $18.00.
Brussels Rug 8 1-4x1 Of ft $9.50.
Sanford Brussels Rugs, 9x12 ft, extra quality
New spring designs of linoleum 39c yd.
Porch and Lawn Furniture
Chairs, Rockers, Settees and Swintfs Finished
Natural. Green and Mission
Mission suits, complete, mads cf select oak, chairs
Rockers $3.50. Settees $3.87. Swings
with chairs $5.87. Hammock chairs S7c.
Chairs and rockers with woven reed seats 97c.
Folding settees, 3f feet long, red cr green, sub
stantially built of hard wood, ail parts put together
with screws, not nailed 98c.
Children's folding settees made same as larger
FlGHTY-SEVEN pairsof women's
high-grade oxfords were $2.00
and $2.50, some few sizes missing,
to close this lot quick we say for
Thursday, per pair $1.59. The
lot includes patent colt and vici kid
oxfords in desirable styles. You
will be pleased with these at $1.59
"REST for vacation play-time, all
sizes, several styles, tan and
Infants' sizes 50c.
Children's and Misses' sizes 59c
75c, 89c and $1.25.
Also larger sizes for women at
Of all Bulbs and Seeds at most
Caladiums, choice 5c.
Gladiolus, per dcz 10c.
Tube Roses, per doz 15c.
Dahlias, each 5c.
All bulb stock half price or less.
Snap Prices in the Lace
Curtain and Drapery
TWO hundred odd Lace Curtains, 50 to 6CInch8s
wide, handsome patterns, with good firm worked
edges, wcrth by the pair from $1.75 to $3.00, in two lots
for quick selling at 67c and 45c each.
Scotch Grenadines in double bordered and panel
patterns, make beautiful full length or sash curtains,
laundry easily, 25c and 34c values, 19c.
Striped Linens for furniture covering, porch pillows.
Cretonnes in great variety of Oriental and floral patterns,
for box coverings, screen fillings, your choice 15c yard.
25c extar heavy brass Extension Rod3,complete,15c.
V7E have some smart new leather belts In fashion
able shades and shapes.
New crush leather ije'.ts in white and brown kid,
antique buckle and back piece, $1.50.
New tuck leather belts, leather covered buckle with
gilt filagree, 75c.
Japanese embossed leather belts, in gray and tan,
very stylish, 68c.
Kid leather belts in brown, tan and black, leather
covered and metal buckles, special at 25c.
Men's White Mohair
Two Great Values at 50c and $1.50.
15 dozen Men's Mohair-front Shirts, all sizes, to
start with, big snap, at 50c.
Men's plain imported Mohair Shirts, detached col
lars, also neatly embroidered mohair shirts with attached
collar, $2.00 and $2.50 values, at just $1.50.
Chicago, June 12. Following are the
market quotations today:
.Titly, 93, 01. nov'i, 0"' i.
September, .5si. Itf,'4, 02"g. 02".
December, DT'z. S',;, !tl?i, 91.
July, 53'. o:;1.. 52"i. r27i.
September, 53. 5:5, 52, 52.
December, 51, 51, 5"), 51.
July, 43, 4:m;. 41, 42.
September, ?.:, I'.tl-T-;, ",Tt. 35.
December, 3tj. 'M, 30, 30.
July, 15.S5, 15.S7, 15.00, 15.70.
September, 15.90, 10.02, 15.75, 15.77.
July, S.05. S.70, 8.55, 8.55.
eptember, S.S2, 8.87, S.72, 8.72.
October, , S.87, S.72, 7.72.
July, S.45, 8.57, 8.42. 8.17.
September, 8.07, 8.72, 8.55, S.62.
neceipts today. w neat, i; cot-i,
SCO; oats, 122; hogs, 30,000; cattle,
18,000; sheep, 20,0ih. lloge left ove:
2,1 Oi r
Hog market opened weak. I.ih-.
C.05G.27; mixed and butchers, 0.".V",
0.27; good heavy, 5.S0Q6.22; rou;;h
heavy, S.SOft 0.00.
Cattle market opened shade lower.
Sheep market opened 105 15c !ow r.
Omaha. Hogs, 15,000; cattle, 5.500.
Kansas City. Hogs, 17,000; cattle,
Union Stock yards 8:10 a. in.: llvs
market weak to 5c lower. I.iht. 0.t"i
C22; mixed and butchers, S.P.Ifj 0.22
good heavy, 5.75!&0.17; rough heavy,
Cattle market steady to a shade low
er. Beeves, 4 .SOW 6.70; cows and heif
ers, 1.75 W 4.75; stockers and feeders,
Sheep market weak 10 to 15c low?-.
Hog market, closed weak to 10c low
er. Light, 5.9516.17; mixed and
butchers, 5.9050.17; good heavy, 5.70
0.12; rough heavy, -5.70ft 5.90.
Cattle market closed steady.
Sheep market closed weak.
New York Stocks.
N'ew York, June 12. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
Gas fntli. V. P. 131. V. S. Steel pre
ferred 9S I'. S. Steel common 33 '1,
Reading 103, Rock Island preferred 42,
Iloek Island common 20. Southern
rarific 70. X. Y. Central 112. Mis
souri Pacific 75'',. I.. & X. lll'i. Smelt
ers -117. C. F. I. 30, Canadian Pa
cific 109 Illinois Central 135",.Pcnna
119, Krie 22'i, C. & O. 35, U. It. T.
51. 15. & O. 9::, Atchison ssu, loco
motive 50. St. Paul 127, Copper SI,
Republic Steel common 25, Southern
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, June 12. Following are
the wholesale quotations In today's mar
kets: Provisions and Produce.
Live Poultry Spring chickens 30c
apiece; hcnst per pound 10 cto 11c:
ducks, per pound, 9 to 10c; turkeys, per
pound. 14c to 15c; geese, per pound,
9 to 10c.
Butter Dairy, 18c to 20c.
Lard 10c to 11c.
Eggs Fresh, 15c.
Vegetables Potatoes. 50c to COc.
Hogs Mixed, $5.50 to $6.00.
Sheep Yearlings or over, 4.00 to
$5.75; lambs, $1.50 to $6.75.
Cattle Steers, $3.50 to $1.50; cows
and heifers, $2 to $1.00; calves, $4.50 to
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn, 51c to 55c; oats, 44c
Forage Timothy hay, $15 to $16;
proirio, $13 to $10: clover, mixed, $12
to $13; straw. $7.5o to $S.
Coal Lump, htiehel, 13 to 14c; slack,
per bushel. 7 to Sc.
Wood Hard, per load, $5 to $5.50.
A Fortunate Texan.
Mr. E. V. Goodloe, of 107 St. Louis
St., Daas Tex. says: "I nthe past
year I have become acquainted with
Dr. King's New Life Pills, and no lax
ative I ever before tried so effectual')'
disposes of malarial and biliousness."
They don't grind nor gripe. 25c at V.
T. Hartz's drug store, SOI Twentieth