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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2. 1907.
GAS WAS CUT OFF
Half Hour Break in Supply This
Morning Caused Much
BUT NO SERIOUS ACCIDENT
Public Not Notified So That Fires and
Lights Could be Turned Off While
. Repairs Were On.
The gas supply was cut off in Rock
Island and Muline nlmut S o'clock this
Morning while some c linng s were he
ing made in the piping :i( iho Moline
plant, and remained off half an hour.!
Thtn it was turned m again. So far
u-.i learned there were no serious ex
plosions r a:-phyiai ions as a result,
but tin ire who wire depending upon gas
ranees to prepare a late Imnkfast were
H?riouuly in on vonieneed.
l1lllC-rMtM to I'lllllil-.
Such a proceeding without notifying
the public is always dangerous, lnr in
many eases the pas is left burning in
lamps and stoves, the culling off of
Ihe supply extinguishes the flame, and
then when the mains are again flooded
1he gas escapes, endangering life and
THE W EAT HE It
I'ulr lonliilit anil Tll-xilily ooailer to
uiulili ntirinrr I'iicmiIji .
J. M. Mli:ii:il, Local I orooiiMlrr.
'I ruipr riilurr nt 7 a. 111. if.: lit llztV
p. in., 7. 1 a il in ii in t'iiitTiiliirf in last
24 bourn. 1)1; initiliiiiiin. ri'ly l
wiml nt 7 n. in., I tulles iit hour. Sl:mc
of Miller, .'..7 fret, ii full of .2 foot. I're
Buy a homo of Keiily Tiros.
Pl.ittdeiitseheii I'.ioeder of Koek Is!-
707 2 V
Rock lsiArr J.
WATCH AND JEWELRY RE
PAIRING. The chop work in a jewelry
store is the barcmetcr of the bus
iness, and with great pride we
are able to say that the montn
of August was the best in our
We are more to an pleased, not
simply on account of our increas
ed business, but because of the
evidence that we have the con
fidence of the public. It shows
that our efforts are appreciated,
and inspires us to greater en
deavor to reach the goal of our
ambition supremacy in our line
and will hold a picnic in Huber's gar
den, Sept. S.
Money to loan. Beecher Bros'.
Tri-City Towel Supply company. j
For bus, baggage, express, call Robb's j
For bus or express, Spencer & Trefz.
Shop-Smokers. That great cigar Jn
Smoke Miota cigars. Cost more
than others. Worth it.
Odd pieces furniture at greatly, -e-dueed
prices at McCabe's.
Let Krell &. Siemon do your furnace
and tin work; 131C Third avenue.
Hit 'em hard in the crockery de
partment this week at McCabe's.
Lewis' Single Binder straight 5 cent
cigar. Made of extra quality tobacco.
l'repare the children for school.
MeCa!"'s store is the greatest help.
Open every evening. Jones' second
hand and loans int!i Second avenue.
School hose, school shoes, school
dresse;:, school supplies of all kinds
Great silk clearance at -in c-.'iits a
yard, beginning at !::S0 Tuesday
morning at. McCabe's.
The Ladies' Sewing society of thn
Aiken street chapel will meet at the
chapel Wednesday afternoon. Friends
Because of the Jewish new year cele
bration being held Sept. 0 to 10, the
Jewish cbilitien will not enter public
school until Sept. 11.
Expert manicuring, .shampooing an i
thorough treatment of the hair an 1
scalp given by Mis. Sol Levi, T.fi Sev
enteenth street. Old phonc west TSCFv.
I do job printing that will suit the
most particular and deliver it at tho
time promised. C. J. Smith, proprietor
of Martin's old stand, HUM East Sev
The second hand lumber located on
the lot at corner of Fourth and Le
Claire streets, Davenport, may bo
bought by applying to K. T. Anderson,
trustee. State bank.
I diil not advertise any old stal-'
style removing sale, but come now
and get. your money's worth or money
back. Open every evening. Xew
number, lCnfl Second avenue. Jones
second hand, and loan man. Both
Principal II. K. Brown will be at the.
high school every morning this week
from ! to 12 to receive pupils fur reg
istration. Pupils should rent books and
secure locker keys on Friday and Sat
urday. , A!! pupils who want to tniv
examinations must see Mr. Brown bo
fore Friday. The examinations will be
given in the high school Saturday
morning at 'J o'clock.
MADE FAST TIME
Twist G. B. Breaks Record of
Ninth Street Track in Clos
ing Races of the Week.
COVERS MILE IN 2:12 1-4
Does Good Traveling In Each Heat,
and Wins Easily Local Horse
Again Takes First.
A Humane Appeal.
A humane citizen of Richmond,
Ind., I'. D. Williams, 107 West Main
street, says: "I appeal to all person?,
with, weak lungs to take Dr. King's
Xew Discovery, the only remedy that
ifas helped me and fully conies up to
the proprietor's recommendation.'' it
saves more lives than all other throat
and lung remedies put together. Used
as a cough and cold cure the world
over. Cures asthma, bronchitis, croup,
whooping cough, quinsy, hoarseti.v,.v
and phthisic, stops hemorrhages of the
lungs and builds them up. Guai aiUee l
at W. T. llartz's drug store, ?u Twe.i
tieth street, ."tic and $1 .0(1. Trial bot
In the 2:1:"! pace Saturday afternoon
nt the Ninth street track, Twist (1. B.,
owned by .1. P. Taylor of Sully, Iowa,
cut down the track record set by Per
som tte several years ago at 2:12V
The ollicial time made by Twist. G. B.
was 2:l2'i, but there is no doubt but
that the horse could have done the dis
tance in several seconds less time had
it been hard pushed. As it was, it pac
ed the mile easily, and was not crowd
ed. Furthermore, the time was for the
full distance of the track, and this is
some 211 yards or more over a mile.
Twist G. B. won the race in three
straight beats. Ihe light being on sec
ond money rather than first. Vinilla
M. Banker's gray, won the 2:2S trot in
straight heats, and lowered its own
mark to 2:22',.
The attendance was small, though
the weather was favorable, and tin
track was at its best. The events of
the week were first class horse races.
and deserved a much better attend
IW-niiIIm Silt ii rl:t-. "
Following are the summaries of Sat
2:2S Trol I'urxe, f.UHK
Vinilla. g. m (Banker) l l l
Amo K.. c. m., (Koch) 2 2 2
Dan Mallerton. (Jensen) 4 S :;
Young Gentry, b. s., (Johnson.
Jr.) 2 4 4
Sandy Mac, h. g., (Ward) r, 5 .".
Time 2:21',',. 2:2.rv, 2:2fi'.
21:13 Pari' Piirxi'. $:j(M.
I wist, i;. iv. hr. s., (Taylor) 1 1 1
Little Rebel, b. g., (Robins) 1 2 2
Brown Bettie, br. m.. (Raver)... 2 3 T
Nellie S., c. m., (Parks :i l
Florine. b. m., (Friend) r, 5 I
Time 2:lfi; 2:1s. 2:12',.
Ilnlf Mile, It uniting Pnrn JtliK.
Coliuty .Maid, b. in.. (Britton) lirst;
Del Cornnado, e. g.. (Woods) second
Sir Walter Ford, s. g., (Gleason) third.
Madlin. b. m., (Fender) fourth. Time
rl',L'. Elsie Costigan and Opie Reed
also ran. and Madlin was left at the
Del Coronado, which won the run
nlng races the first three days, was
beaten for first money by County Maid,
Del Coronado taking second place.
This is an ailment for which Chan
bei Iain's Pain Balm has proven es
pecially valuable. In almost every in
stance it affords prompt and perma
nent ' relief. Mr. Luke LaGrange of
Orange, Mich., says of it: "Aft?r
using a plaster and other remedies fo
three weeks for a bad lame back, 1
purchased a bottle of Chamberlain's
Pain Balm, and two applications effect
ed a cure." For sale by all druggist.
Are You Planning to Remodel ?
If you contemplate remodeling your present
home now or in the near future, you should
study the subject of Plumbing. Good plumbing is one of the
happiest features of a modern home. It not only contributes
to the. comfort and health of the occupants, but is a source
of pride to the owner.
JL h lv. ...:n i...n.. ,j:,
plumbing with you and
give you the benefit of our
experience. Having in
stalled modern plumbing
systems in numerous fiae
homes we can refer you to
many satisfied customers.
A little knowledge on the
subject will be beneficial to
you in the selection of the
best material and fixtures,
and iii their proper loca
tion throughout the house.
If you will call to con
sult us, we will show
y ou the samples of
taiKlatsr Ware we
' have in our showrooms
and quote you prices. i5tatiiar4- Ware is the best plumbing
material made every piece is guaranteed. Ask for our illustrated
booklet ' Modern Home Plumbing."
Alkiu Myers & Company .
Mrs. K. .7. Campbell of Aledo is vis
King her granddaughter. Miss Jerrictu1
h. M. ey, formerly steward of the
I Reck- Island Club, now of Chicago, is
in ine city.
-miss hiiiia Ah icinor has gone to
.Minneapolis ami vicinity for a two
Miss Emma Young of the auditing
department of t'ne Woodmen is visiting
Ernest Wagner has reached Chic.v.r
on his return from Europe and is ex
peeled home tomorrow.
Mr. and Mrs. James O'Connor and
son. Jerome, have returned from an
extended visit in the west.
Harry Belcher returns home tonighl
to Peoria alter a visit with friends in
Rock Island and the county.
Satah Hollister has gone to Billings
Mont., where she will teach in th
public schools during the coming yea'
Mrs. John Reinwald of 722 Fifteenth
street has returned home from a nine
weeks' visit with relatives and friends
in New York and Connecticut.
Mr. and Mrs. Fowler Manning have
returned to their home in New Orleans
after a six weeks' visit with Mrs. Man
ning's pamnts. Captain and Mrs.
Miss Mamie Findling, accompanies
by her uncle, August Findling, of Den
ver, Colo., returned Saturday evening
from a visit with relatives and friends
at Clinton, Iowa.
Dr. A. E. Wrixon and Harry M. Mc
Caskrin have returned from their trip
overland on horseback from South
Omaha, where they purchased horses
Neither are any the worse for thei
arduous trip, but declare they nev
:u their life felt better.
Dan C. Kelley, Fred Ehmke, George
McCahe. .Tom Carry, Otto Linden
struth, Frank Meenan, Bert Meenan
James Lyons, Will Ohivrt. Edward Ol
son. Noble MeConnell, C. reterson
W illiam Stremmell and John Hols
hammer, delegates of F. O. E. No
950, left Saturday evening to attend
the Jamestown exposition. The men
".nmpose t ic Norfolk club and have
raised the money for the expenses o
the trip by giving dances during th
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy One of
the Best on the Market.
For many years Chamberlain
Cough Remedy has constantly gained
in favor and popularity until it Is now
one of the most staple medicines 1
use and has an enormous sale. It i
intended especially for acute throat
and lung diseases, such as coughr
colds and croup, and can always b
depended upon. It is pleasant and
safe to take and is undoubtedly tha
best in the market for the purposes
for which it Is Intended. Sold' by all
"ROCK ISLAND. Jl.TSnSS)
School opens tomor
row In Moline ind
Monday, Sept. 9, in
Are you ready ?
Preparing the Children
A FEW short years and the school children of
today will be the men and women of affairs
in our community. We want every boy,
every girl, to know this Tri-City store. To make the
acquaintance pleasant and lasting we shall make it an
object for them always to read our advertisements.
Something for you here without asking read
all about it.
FREE! FREE! FREE!
T7VERY child or customer buying any articles of school supplies at
this store amounting to 25c or more, from now till the close of
the first week of school will be presented with a box of fine colored
crayons, nine colors absolutely free with any purchase of school sup
plies, or school necessities amounting to 25c or over. Free, abso
Note Books, lc, 3c, 5c. 8c.
Composition Books. 3c, 5c, 9c.
Great Big Pencil Tablets. 4c.
Good Pen and Ink Tablets, 2c,
Memorandum Books, I c, 3c, 5c.
Numbered Spelling Tablets, 5c.
Drawing Tablets, 5c and 10c.
Patent Scratch Pads, 2c. 3c, 5c.
Boxes fine Paper and Envelopes,
15c kind 9c.
Best bound Double Slates,
school size, 15c.
Best bound Single School Slates
Good Black Ink, per bottle, 2c
Best Mucilage, large r.-ttle, 4c.
Best White Paste, bottle, 3c.
Fine Steel Pens, your choice
Pen Holders at lc, 3c and 5c.
Lead Penclls.rubber tips, 2 for lc.
Trasers, prepared rubber, 5c, 3c
Slate Pencils, 6 for lc.
Hardwood Rulers, lc, 4c, 8c.
Florida School Sponges, 2c.
Pencil Boxes, each 4c, etc., etc.
TTO get your sh-rp attention to the
special values in School Hose
for boys and girls we shall place on
sale each day, Tuesday and Wednes-
day at 10 a. m. and again at 3 p. m.
our boys' and girls' No. 401 best black
elastic ribbed double knee hose, ac
cording to size, per pair 9c, 8c, 7c
Remember 10 o'clock and 3
o'clock tomorrow and Wednes
day, two days only.
Dresses for the School Girls
TDRETTY little suspender dresses of plaid ginghams, Peter Thomp
son Dresses in Madras Cloths, fancy Percale dresses all at 95c.
Sailor Suits and Peter Thompson Dresses of plain ginghams and
Pretty bright plaid Ginghams in two-piece dresses, plaid percales
and solid color madras, $2.25.
Brovn linen Sailor suits at $2 95.
V LL day Tuesday and Wednesday
colored Union Taffeta Silk
Umbrellas, with handsome borders,
natural wood handles, worth $1.75.
make splendid school umbrellas at
"fyTUCH interest centers just now
In this busy section. Where
to get the best school shoes for the
boys and girls Is a question answered
here to your satisfaction. Here are
two extra good numbers recently
Boys' and Youths' all solid
Kangaroo calf shoes, double soles,
uppers sewed four times, sizes 9 to
5 at $1.50 and $1.35.
For Misses and Children
a durable vici kid with flexible heavy
soles, button or blucher cut, extra
good value per pair according to size
$1.50 and $1.75.
Have the children 's eyes exam
ined before attending school. Con
sultation and examination free by
an expert in our optical dep't.
Odd Pieces of Furniture
At reductions of 20 to 50 per cent
J4.50 Upholstered Parlor Chairs $2.25.
$10.00 Upholstered Parlcr Chair $6.85.
$16.50 Mahogany Leather Chair $1 1.75.
$22.00 Mahogany Leather Chair $16.00.
$3.50 Oak Rockers $2.50.
$8.87 Mission Chair, leather $6.50.
$10.00 Mahogany Rocker $6.95.
$14.00 Oak Book Case $9.50.
$12.50 Oak Hall Tree. 14x36 In. mirror $8.95.
$15.00 Oak Sideboard $1 1.50.
And many more such attractions on our big 3d floor.
Attractive Display of
A CCESSORIES for college girls'
outfits, very specially priced.
Shoe Bags for 1 9c.
Large, well-made Laundry Bags
Work Baskets, conveniently mad?,
at 50c and 38c.
Pin Cushions 28c. 22c and 15c.
Pin Cushions, satin covered, beau
tifully finished. $3.00 to 75c.
Big lot of 50c Pillow Slips at just
Hard Hits in the
pULL size pure white Porcelain Slop Jars, with
bale and cover, really worth $ 1 .25. each 89c.
Fibre Slop Jar Trays, usually sell at 50c. special,
Yellow Rockingham Mixing Bowls, 2 quart size,
Parker's Coffee Mills, one pound capacity, special,
Children's fancy woven Reed Lunch Baskets,
special. 15c and 10c.
Seamless, heavy Tin Fruit Sieves, each 8c.
Silk Clearance, 50c yd.
TOMORROW, Tuesday, at 9:30 o'clock and for the
week, Novelty Taffetas, Loulsines, Foulards, Pon
gees, etc.. are offered at fully b0 less than regular
prices. This is our Annual September Silk Clearing
Event, just before the arrival of Fall stocks. Hundreds
of yards of the season's most desirable Silks, that are
reduced to small pieces and broken color lines, are of
fered at a price that should appeal to every silk buyer.
Tuesday, tomorrow, morning at 9:30 and for the
week, 75c plain colored Failles, in red, blue, pink, white
cream, etc., fancy $1.00 Taffetas, $1.00
Foulards, $1.25 Chameleon Taffetas, etc.,
etc., all in one big lot at just 50c a yard,
ic, i-miK., wnne,
Sale of Dress Skirts.
JUST at the opening of the season we give you a chance
to make some money in the Dress Skirt section. Don't
think these are old dress skirts we are selling not a bit of
it late spring and summer skirts that are to be moved out
quickly, that's all. t
About 100 not so many, but choice and cheap.
One lot checks, stripes and fancy mixtures are selling at 6.75 to
10.00. take your pick at $4.87.
One lot of dress skirts in navy, brown and black panama cloth, values
up to 4.75, choose now at $1.92.
Black taffeta dress skirts, accordeon pleated, made of rich lustrous
taffeta silk. 9.50 values for $5.00.
Pick Quick as these lots cannot last long
Free Baby Day Free.
During cvey Friday a sittins of your
baby and nno cabinet picture will bo
Siven to yon, free. In lots of one dozen
or more, onr $4 cabinets for $;; onr J 5
cabinets for $2, etc., etc. Have some
c;ood pictures"bf your baby.
A Good Investment.
The preatest health regulator is a
bottle of good beer taken with meals.
Cross-Country is the best obtainable.
Telephone West 89 oli, or C0S! new.
ROCK ISLAND I RE WING CO.
Every Thursday Night.
Rig dance at the beautiful Coliseum
Davenport, by the Tri-city Dancins
club. Opening dance Sept. ii. Don t
New Use for Post Cards.
The post card as a campaign docu
ment is coming into great favor. To
announce meetings, familiarize the
people with the faces of candidates,
and presents a few convincing argu
ment briefly are some of the uses to
which it is to be put during the next
presidential contest. In medicine
Hostetter's Stomach Ritters has been
in great favor for over 51 years, an.i
because of its wonderful merit is ra
garded today more highly than ever.
Doctors, druggists and thousands ii.
private life have voluntarily praised it
and join with us in urging every sick
man or woman to try a bottle at once.
For curing sour risings, heartburn,
cramps, diarrhoea, dyspepsia, indiges
tion, insomnia, kidney troubles or fe
male ills it is splendid. Try a bottlo
today and see for yourself. We guar
Jan tee it pure.
Nearly ail cough cures, especial! v
thoe that contain opiates, are eonst't
Kcnncd.Vs Laxative Cough
Syrup contains no opiates and act
gently on the bowels. Tleasant j
take. Sold bv all druggists.
JOHN VOLK & CO.
Manufacturers of Sash, Doors,
Rlinds and Stairs. Interior Fin
ish of Ail Kinds. Hardwood Ve
neer Flooring, and DEALERS
311 AND 329
ROCK ISLAND, ILL,
Now Complete General Store
We wish to announce to our patrons and the public
generally that we have lately added to our stock of fancy
and staple groceries a
Complete Line of Hardware
and accessories to that line, and it will be our endeavor
to keep the stocks complee at all times.
We pay highest prices for country produce. Make this
store your headquarters.
1624 Fourth Avenue, Rock Island. Both Phones.
Lest You Forget
DON'T be afraid to come, BECAUSE
It Don't Hurt a
1715 2nd Ave.
ARTIN, Rock Island, 111.
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