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THE ARGUS, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8; 1907.
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Movemeptfor Commission Gov-
.sumes Tangible Form.' .' .
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.MASS MEETING IS HELD
Great Interest In Proposition is ManP
fested, and Committee ie Named
' ' I to Secure Signatures.
At a big mass meeting held at Tur
; ner hill In Davenport- last evening
, steps were taken to present the mat
1 ter of the commission form of govern
ment to the voters of the city at the
next spring election. The meeting was
very largely attended, and indicated
the interest of citizens generally in the
1 movement. The room in which the
session was to be held proved too small
. and it was necessary to adjourn to the
large auditorium. Hon 'George F. Ba
ker was chosen chairman of the meet
ing, and he made a brief address
strongly advocating the commission
form of municipal government. II. F
Betty also spoke.
Ilrar lie Moiurn Man.
The principal address of the even
lS'.Sf SLA?JLvfI?J .JULAtlfirjfX. ftarley.
H - Stipp nt Des Moines, one "of the
jSifiii'SsrhOi :draftea:t&e original; pra lor,
Des Moines." -t-.
On motion of Attorney Charles Grilk
the chairman was authorized to ap
point a committee of 10. this commit
tee to select a committee of 100 men
to prepare the necessary petition and
the required number of signatures to
have the proposition placed on the bal
lot at the spring election. The commit
tee of 10 was named today, and will
select the larger committee as early as
The idea of the new form of govern
ment is very popular in Davenport,
and Charles Grilk, in addressing the
meeting last night, expressed the be
lief that the proposition will carry 3
to 1 in Davenport. It carried In Des
Moines with vote of about 2 to 1.
Jury FJnds Man Indicted' with
'. Magnus Nelson Guilty of Part
t , - - in the Burglary.
DICKERS0N IS ON TRIAL
Asks for Divorce.
Mrs. Nellie Druva- of Moline, through
her attorney, W. R. Moore, filed a bii'
for divorce today in the circuit clerk''
office, against her husband, August
Druva. They were married July H.
1874 and lived together till Feb. a
1S84. Drunkenness and desertion ar?
the charges made.
material, and one Rock Island grocer
gave the use of-one wagon for an en
tire -day.:-: ::-;:v:r; -
-The management 'greatly appreciates
this lessening of the expenses of the
PLEADS GUILTY TO CHAPGf
Miller Sentenced to 15 Days, for Ma
Frank Miller, who was released on
the charge of malicious mischief In. the
circuit court by reason of a technical
flaw in the indictment, plead guilty in
the county court to the charge, and
was sentenced to 15 days in the coun-
tv iail bv Judge R. W. Olmsted Af-
frank Brown, the young man indict- ter he iad ueen discharged on the in
ed with Magnus Nelson on several Idictment, Miller was rearrested,, and
Colored Mr.n Feces Jury on Chargs of
Criminal Assault Civil Docket .
When you are sick, out of sorts, take
Hollister's Rocky Mountain "Tea. The
most effective remedy. Relieves when
others fail. You be the judge, try it.
35 cents, tea or tablets. Harper House
Specials For Saturday
Extra gocd 50c Oil Window Shades, complete, 25c.
.-t $1.50. Tan and Gray BedBIankets, extra large size, pair $1.
18c colored Curiain Madras. 10c yard. ..' :):'
56.00 Couch CoyervGobelin and Oriental patterns $4.00.
Corset special for Saturday. - The Bay State unbreakable
double side Corsets, one to a custoVner, 45c. ;
McWeam's celebrated Butterscotch Candy, per lb. 20c.
-2:30 P. M.. 10 dozen Ladies' 'Vests and Pants, cream, silky -:
fleece, quick 1 9c.
Men's warm tennis flannel' night Robes, full sizes, extra
quality, all 50c.
20 dozen Men's 5Cc fancy Hose, broken lines of the season's
choicest colors, per pair 29c.
5 pieces 75c black English Whipcord Suiting, all wool.' limit
of one dress to a customer, yard 44c.
Hemstitched Hardanger Squares and Scarfs, 50c sizes, all
5 .dozen. (60) Raffia-Thiirtbe gaskets. 3 o'clock,rone to a
customer; needtfevprk. department, eaih 5S. H'L.3
Black ' Italian Cloth,. Petticoati. 'eeD 'flounce, tailor ''made.
! you-ll see they're worth double. Saturday 67c. ... .' .
Fleeced Flannellette Shirt Waists 43c. no mistake 43c.
Fine large Sabelline Fur Neck Scarfs, with two brush tails,
worth $2.sa at just half. Saturdaj 1.25. "L r: i:Lv.-rrr
Special large box Writing Paper and Envelopes, extra 2Cc
quality, Saturday 9c.
Nickled Safety Pins, doz. oncard.' all sizes', 3 cards for 5c.
Shell Side and Back Combs, heavy tops, worth 15c to 25c,
Saturday your choice 8c.
Special offer Ladies' Hand Bags, gilt frame, flat metal handle
' Saturday 25 C. ' " '
Child's Hose Supporters, heavy silk cord elastic, all colors
Toilet Soap, 6 assorted cakes in box. regular value 10c cake,
the whole 60c worth, this once. for 1 9c.
Zozcdont tooth wash, 25c size. 15c.
Wood Fiber Carpet. 24 inches wide, for Rug borders. 25c a
Zinc Oil Cloth Binding, with ends and nails, for l yard
. square oilcloth, 5 c.
Good Floor Oil Cloth 19c yard.
Cocoa Door Mats. 25c.
, Folding Sewing Tables, with' yard measure. 75c. ,
Women's 23c Fast Black Cotton Hose, a bargain at 2C.
Boys' 25c Armor Plate School Hose, per pair, 17c.
Women's Storm Rubbers', per pair. 39c. "
Pepperell Half Bleached Pillow Casing, choice of 42 or 45
. Inches wide, yard lljc. , .
Bleached Shaker Flannel, worth 8c yard, all day 5c.
At 4 o'clock good 8c Indigo Prints, per yard 5c.
10 inch Imported Teddy Bears, with voices, special Satur
China Fruit and Cake Plates, "gold traced and decorated,
worth 20c. special for Saturday. 8c. ' ,
9 quart best quality Granite Tea Kettles, $ 1 value, for 59c.
Mrs. Potts Patent Iron. Handles, Saturday,, each 5c.
Vrooman's Enameled Sink Strainers! the 20c kind, each 10c.
I All Linen Hemstitched Tray Cloths. 18x27 inches each 19c. '
A special invoice of good All Linen Napkins, for hard service,
Saturday, per dozen $1.25. '
The New Pump or Blucher Silk Ties for ladW wear, newest
colors, Saturday 10c. .
1000 yards Persian Challies 22 to 32 inches wide, up to 10c
' - values. 9:30 a. m., Saturday, till sold, yard 3 3-4c.
";- White Vool'Flannels. while 5 pieces last, about half price
...yard 12c. :. . . - .
24 pieces No. 60 width Ribbons. In black and white checks''
only. There will be a scramble at 10c yard.
Saturday Evening November 9, 1907
1. March "IN ROYAL FAVOR".. Hall
2. Overture "ORPHEUS" ..... : N.....,Ofienbach
3. Waltz from "BABES IN TOYLAND" . . . . Herbert
4. Intermezzo "FLOWER GIRL".;...'. Wendrtch'
5. Selection from" the Opera "DOLLY VARDEN".. ...... Edwards
6. Valse Leate "AMOUREUSE" ... 1 ........ . . '. ... Berger -
7. Novelette "LACES AND GRACES" .Bratton
8. - Melodies from "THE SPRING CHICKEN".. Cjryl
' 9. March "GOLDEN ROD".....l..".."......l,.;.r......McKinley'
10. Concert Waltz "THE SKATERS".;;...;......'.'.:." Waldteutel
11. ' Indian Intermezzo "RED WING".........; Wendrtch
1Z ; March "AUF W1EDERSAHN "....... ...'..McCabe ..
charges of burglary and larceny, was
found guilty of burglary by the jury In
the circuit coijrt yesterday afternoon.
Nelson plead guilty to two of the in
dictments. Brown on the witness stand
declared that the stolen, goods found on
his person were given him by Nelstib.
The Rock Island police recovered a
wagon load of stolen property to'.low-
Ing the arrest of these two men, and
a number of Ihetts are charged tp
ihem. . . f -
DickerMou on TrlaK
The trial of Charles piclierson, col
ored', on a charge of rape, was begun
in the circuit court, this morning. The
his case set for a preliminary hearingJ
today before Justice Cleland. 'He (fe-j
cided to plead guilty, and an infonna-
tlon was filed in the countycourt.
Fourvdatwan Found for
Cases of Cruelty.
Rock Island Count v
society held its regular monthly meet
ing last evening in the city council
room. Vice President J. W. Stewart
presiding. Reports were received
from a private officer regarding alleg-
f omnl;iininir witness is Louise Motlev. 1 , .
------" - J ' i sana on me tevee ana 01 a case re-
a.3u t..u. .ai.,nuU1uu., o. xv. porte(j at Twelfth street and Sevenfa
ocoii i pius,ei;uuiis uie case iinu juuu .,,. n(1 avo th inf,lrmnt,,lv
j irnor Tirw Trinrmpiir i Pnifliif inr iinwp.
i .. 1 t i j x n i v
L..a.5e . u.ro.. mirnui uuu cutlon was noticed. It is proposed to
io iiuve iaKen piuce oepi. iii. increase1 the membership of the so-
ArranKine ixx-ket. j ciety and every one is invited to joiu.
Judge Gest nnnouaced that the crim-1 Cash donations are requested to aU
inal docket" will occupy the court until j in carrying on the society's work.
Thanksgiving, and that the week fol
lowing Thanksgiving thefe. will be no
trials before a jtfr The w;eek will hie
occupied with motions, demurrers, and
similar - matters,, unless the motion
docket , is disposed of before that time!
It' is expected that the criminal list as
set wilL be entirely disposed of be
fore Thanksgfving; and after that time
the. court will again take ,up the civil
docket. . ' ''.:.. , ;
v'" 1 New' Jury Drawn. ,4
: The; following jury panel" has beo i
drawn;-to report Nov. 19:
Moline Nels Kittilsen, Henry Bon
ne, John Hemmlngson, S. Johnson, J.
A. Hall, Claus Allen, Oscar New burg
C. S. Bristol and Sam Walkup.
Hon. E. W. Hurst has gone to French
Lick, Ind. :
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Robert T. Lee is in Chicago visiting
with relatives. . :: ,
E. H. Stafford will return Sunday
from his trip abroad. i
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gibson of Mon
mouth have, removed to this city for
permanent residence. '
I. L. Rice, formerly of this city and j
now managing a store at Mankato,
Minn., has returned north after a short
visit in the city.
Mrs. Fred Channon and Miss Mary
Rock Island Charles Carlson, Frank Alice Williams have gone to Cleveland.
Appie. Kouen jonuson. Ghio. called there bv the serious illness
of their brother, Jesse Williams.
Miss Hannah Miller and Mrs. H. K.
Walker left this morning for New
Sharon Iowa, where they will spend a
week visiting relatives and friends.
JohivD. jUdderi son of Henry'-fjj-deia
..and forimrry of 'thfe city,,, has
been appointed deputy audjtor all )iort
Townsend, Wash., where he hasjinadj
his home at various times for' seral
years. The announcement is made' b
the '-!t3WKft4v Leader, whic;i
twysa-hisrfxrOTTrplrment to the abilities
of the former-Rock Islander.- Mr. Lid-
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Coulter, Edward I iers a poiiermaKer ny traae put nas
a taorougn Dusiness education. He 13
also a poetef local hote, one of bis pro
ductions having been recently adoptei
by the commercial organization of
Port Townsend and given a leading
place in a circular hpoming the town
Mr. Ladders was recently the victim
of an accident in which his ankle was
fractured but. he has now recovered.
Morris .Wilcher, E. L. Peterson, J. F.
Van Horn, Ernest McMullin, Joseph
Schaab' Ben Mitchell, Frank Ehmkti,
O. Baruth, David Frei, George Donlin
and M. Kavanaugh. '
. -South Rock Island Frank Back-
niin.jjoha Bletfe'r. ; 'i
,? Bowling James Blakelyv - Jr.1 Joha
McDonald, Clarence McConnell, Clyde
Moffitt and Ora Heath. -
Black Hawk George McMichael, T.
H. Philebar and F. H. Harris.
Oordoa Lesier JBenway. . .
Can6e" Creek Louis Bendef.
Drury Sam Boruff
. Edglngton Jamos
Glazier. .. t
Hampton 'August. Johnson.
IN POLITICS URGED
Communication From Samuel Gompers
Read Before Meeting of Tri-City
The Tri-City Labor Congress met in
regular session last evening at its
headquarters in Industrial hall. A
communication from Samuel Gompers, .fc y Q garment at the
Shown at M. & K. Rock Island's Best
Every dealer has suits and overcoats
to sell at $10 or $15 or $20 or $25. The
price quoted is without significance
president of the American Federation
r. , , . . .. the man wno starts out to Duy a
unions tatte a more acuve pan in pun-
price that the people are interested in.
rT mi nuarrnfi t. intent iifrT nQvlnp- n
tics. The action of the Illinois state CertaiQ wantg tw knQw hfi
legislature in ignoring every measure can the best yalue &t that ice
brought before that body by organized R ht here .g where M & R un aled
labor was discussed. The proposition . , rt T
of appointing a legislative committee gafe ( gta,e nQ Gther dea,er in the trf.
Itn tnk rhnre-p of such matters, was I ...
. I cities is
Kivt'U tuumufi ciLiuii. . j-eit:ftaic iiuiii
the bakers' and confectioners' union
No. 33C and from the street railway
employes' union No. 313 were received.
RECEIPTS OF SECOND
1001-1S05 -. 2 nd. Ave. fiOCX I2ULK3
Up-to -Date '
The Ideal Way
v If anything goes wrong with any clothes you buy at the HUB there
is always a remedy waiting for you in our money- drawer.-. Call this a
guaranty"or anything you like,' but it means simply this: the HUB sells
the kind of" clothing that won't go wrong. If it is inferior, or if it were
hot just what we say it is we'd be kept busy filling the guaranty. We
haven't been obliged to do such a thing in years. The HUB label on your
"clothing mean's the same as Sterling on silver. ;
;i; . ; ' Overcoats' ' :V:;';
V" In regular and novelties,' The Vicunas, Weltons, Scoten;;Ch0Vtot8-aTQd;.
Worsteds are the demands for the season. We show them, in satisfy ing.var-,
I '. ieties and meet every desire from the extreme inclination of the snappy-J
dresser to the more dignified tastes of the older men. From $12,00 tbO.Op.';
v;'.' ' . Suits
The distinctive characteristics of-the fall models are the chesty front,
normal shoulders in stripes and overplaid will find much l'avor. Prices
$12.00 to $25.00.
, We are showing a large variety of cravenettes in the "black arid fancy
$15, $18, $20 and $25. ' . . .
An extensive line of shirts, underwear, gloves, sweater coats, fancy yests
' and neckwear at prices that are right. : ' , . .
offering the same quality,
merit and style at the price as are
M. & K. It is these superior qualities
and lower prices that have gained for
the M, & K. the enviable reputation as
being Rock Island's best clothes store
surely a reputation of which M. & K.
DAY TOTAL ABOUT $223 ace 3"stlv Proud and which they are de
termined to maintain, a laci quictuy
Annual Rummage Sale for Bethany seen by simply taKing a glance attneir
Home is Being Largely Patroniz- beautiful new fall and winter styles.
ed, as In the Past. M. & K. direct especial attention to
their beautiful silk lined suits and
The sales of rummage at Armory overcoaja. These garments are hand-
hall, where the annual event for the tailored, and the perfection of fit cer-
beneflt of Bethany Home is eing held, tainly shows the tailors' skill, and if
yesterday totaled practfcally $223, the $25, $30, $35 or $38 is your price, con-
afternoon sales being $155.45, and the Igratulations! At. tnese , prices our
evening receipts being $G7.47. There! styles positively outshlneln fact.
is an unsupplied demand for skirts and I chances of doing as well is simply an
for bedding. New rummage is being impossibility. Should, however, youi
received at the Armory continually, purse dictate a $12, $15 or $20 price,
and the sale will continue over tomor-lthe advantages in trading at M. & K.
row night. Today a load of goods was are readily discernible.
received from Moline. and another Mothers should bear well In mind
from South Rock Island. No charge there is no other make of boys' suits
is made for the wagons hauling this I quite as good as Buddy Tucker and
Peter Pan, and that M. & K. are head
quarters for these superior boys' qual
itiea. . ,
. M. & K. are also offering unequaled
values in underwear, while a saving ol
25 .cents or 50 cents on a hat shoulr
be an object as well.
More and more are the people learn
ing that it pays to trade at M. & K.
Rock Island's champion one-price cloth
iers. ' ...
WILL BE CLOSED SUNDAYS.
Meat Market. Proprietors Agree to
. Shut Up Shops.- .
All meat markets east of Twentieth
street will be, closed all day Sunday-5
from Oct. 1 to May 1.
For Visiting Nurse.
. The Argus will be glad to receive
contributions or subscriptions look
ing toward the establishment of a
fund to provide for a visiting nurse
In Rock Island, the plan ' being to
secure one for six months with the
object, if the undertaking meets
with popular approval, of making the
office permanent. Credit ylll be given
for all cash or pledges received, and
the same will be turned over n due
season to the newly organized Visit
ing Nurse association. ;
Don't be discouraged if other rem
dies have done you no good. Try Ho
, lister's Rocky Mountain Tea, the great
est blessing to suff ering humanity. Tfr
surest protector against, disease.'
cents, tea or tablets. Harper House
' , . A Good Liniment.
When you need a good reliable lin
iment try Chamberlain's Pain Balm. It
has no superior for sprains and swel
lings. - A piece of flannel slightly
dampened with Pain Balm is super
ior to a plaster for lame back or. pain3
in the side or chest. It also relieves
rheumatic pains and makes sleep and
rest possible. For sale by all druggists.
Action of the
We loan money In any amount
froni $5 up, on Pianos, 'Furniture,
Household .Qoods,' " Horses, and
Vehicles.-. Weioake loans id air
the sucrguttolng towns, -.v '
Write to Us.
and we. will. gladly come and ex-,
plain our new plan and rates to
you. ' Weekiy or ffloTTthiy pay
ment. $1.20 is the weekly pay--ment
on a $50 loan for 50 weeks.
Every transaction strictly confi
dential. Reliable. Private.
Open Wednesday and Satur
day nlghts; :
TRI-CITY LOAN CO.
219 Brady St, Davenport, la. ,
Old phone N. 2425. .
Open Wednesday and Saturday
nights. , . . . .
gives the player
perfect control of the
We invite eyery
one who is inter
ested in the pur
chase of a piano
to visit our store and
try the Cbnover. It
is an Instrument'
.whose musical qualities
satisfy the most critical
h KH3 v
We are agsnls for the Conover Pianos and cvfer exceedingly at
tractive terms to buyers ; we will also make favorable exchange
arrangements with those who now have pianos or organs
Arthur -P. Griggs
210 Brady street, Davenport,' Iowai