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TH E ROCK ISL A N D ARGUS
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14. 1908.
PRETTY ROW IS ON
Governor foeneen's Represen
tative Repulsed by Investi-
Hardt of Lincoln Is upon trial. . If a
man is on trial he at least has a right
to examine witnesses in his behalf and
Chairman Hill still refused to grant
W. B. Moulton Asks Privilege of Cross
Examining Witnesses, But Chair
Chicago, Feb. 14. Accusations that
the house investigating committee is
exploiting half truths and that its mem
bers do not possess "anything resem
bling an adequate conception" of the
state publicity charity service were
made yesterday by President William
B. Moulton of the civil service com
.. mission during a tilt with John W.
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" The verbal castigatlon was adminis
tered by Moulton after he had been
denied the privilege of cross-examining
witnesses as legal representative
of the administration, the state board
of charities and the officials of the
. Institutions which are being invest!-
Spoil System Bane.
The debate, which was the sensation
of the day's sessions, was the outcome
cf the , manner In which Miss Julia
Lathrop had been questioned by the
committee during the morning. Mis3
Latnrop supported the testimony Ot
Dr. Billings that the institutions had
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been corrupted by the political spoils
system during former regimes. She
Informed the committee that she had
been absent in Europe from Septem
ber, 190G, until April, 1907, upon which
Representative Walter Manny asked a
number of questions regarding the
number of visits Miss Lathrop had
made to the institutions.
Provokes Hot Debate.
The hearing was then adjourned, the
understanding being that Miss Lath
rop would not be called to the stand
again, a fact which led Mr. Moulton,
as soon as the session reconvened, to
demand that he be allowed to cross
examine Miss Lathrop with a view to
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The demand was refused after Mr.
Moulton and Chairman Hill had spent
half an hour in bitter debate; later,
Miss Lathrop, at her personal request,
was allowed to resume the stand and
completed her testimony, bringing out. I
tacts explanatory of her morning state-
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A p.csmcni oi me cmi service
commission ana as legal representa-
uve oi me governor, I ask tnat Miss
Lathrop be placed upon the stand and
that I be permitted to cross-examine
her," said Mr. Moulton as soon as the
afternoon session began.
"As chairman of the state civil serv
ice commission you will have an op-1
portunity to be heard," replied Chair
- "Yes, and as legal representative of
the governor?" queried Moulton.
"As ..to legal representative of the
governor we do not recognize the ne
cessity of any legal representative of
the governor or any one else at this
time,'-' said Hill.
StanilN on Legal night.
"Very well," rejoined Moulton. "In
the early part of your proceedings,
looking-over your record, I find you
nave repeatedly slated that you are a
judicial body, passing upon facts. As
a judicial body, you certainly wish to
m..uie .une imui. tou aiso waie
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juui tuiiiiiiii iub. i nai means wncn ai
lawyer annears before this hodv. as a
judicial body, he also has the right to
examine witnesses, either for or
against him. You also stated that Dr.
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We are often asked, "Do we
fit eye3?" "Are we thoroughly
qualified and competent?"
"Should I consult a doctor or
eye specialist." Natural ques
tions, vitally important to those
We do examine eyes, fit
lenses and correct eye defects;
we have a first class talented
associate thoroughly versed in
optical work. He doesn't treat
a diseased eye, but he can rec
ognize one, which explains the
difference between the optician
and the specialist.
We make careful, exhaustive
examination and if glasses are
needed we furnish them for a,
mi a avi
Rock Island, lu.
Snotv and colder tonight; Saturday,
fair and -warmer. The lowest temper
ature tonight will be about 20 degrees
J. M. S11ER1ER, Loral Forecaster.
Trrnierature at 7 n. m., 33 - at 3:30
1. in., 35. Maximum temperature lu lust
21 liourH, 37; lulnlmuin, 32. Velocity of
wind at 7 a. m., 4 mile per hour. Pre
cipitation, .34. i
fcb. 14 In fiistorT.
15G4 Galileo Galilei, com
monly called Galileo,
noted Italian astron
omer, born at Pisa:
died lfi 12. '
1773 Captain James Cook,
the pioneer navigator
of the Pacific, killed by
the natives of Owyhee
(Hawaii). Captain Cook
combined with the skill of a navigator
that of a discoverer In . astronomy
geography and other sciences. The
voyage on which he lost hia life was
undertaken for the purpose of discov
ering a northwest passage.
1824-Oeneral Wlnfleld Scott Hancock, the
brilliant commander of the Second
army corps, bom In Montgomery
county. Pa.: died at Governors Island,
New York harbor, Feb. 9, 18815
1831 General William Tecumseh Sherman
died in New York city; born at Lan
caster, O., 1824.
1S93 Scnor Polo y Bernabe appointed
Spanish minister to the United States
to succeed De Lome.
Tonight and Tomorrow Morning
Sun not rtflpci fi-41 Mnnn uoim
6:07 a. m. Moon s age, 13 days. 10 p. m..
moon at apogee, farthest from earth. 0:09
a. m., moon in conjunction with Jupiter.
pasgJns l ,6 acKrccJa north of tne pnct
from west to east; seen near tonight and
Leaf lard at Gilmore's.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Me to Jones for a cheap stove.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus or express, Spencer & Trefz.
Dry kindling at Mueller's $1 and up.
Buy your pork cuts at Schroedcr's.
Sealshipt oysters at H. R. Battles
TTi n r TIrK ! or i -i rnlnrv o f XT T? Pof.
i. - o vx.
Pork cuts of all kinds cheap at
Fresh dressed turkeys and chickens
Pork, pork, all kinds of pork at H.
xew York selects in cans at H. R.
Battles & Co.
Dressed turkeys and, chickens at II.
Full bleaehe.l. yard-wide muslin o
cents Saturday at McCabe's.
Dressed chic tens at Gilmore's pack
ing house market tomorrow.
Good standard linoleums 3714 cents
yard Saturday at McCabe's.
Xickle platsd range tea kettles 22
cents Saturday at McCabe's.
A complete :ir e of vegetables at II.
R. Battles & Co. tomorrow.
Mercerized English gloria umbrellas
CD cents Saturday at McCabe's.
Let Krell & Siemon do your furnace
and tin work; 131C Third avenue.
Jones' dairy firm hams and break
fast sausages at H. R. Battles & Co.
Merry widow belts, DO cents each.
Now on sale it Young & McCombs'.
Silk ribbon?, all widths and colors,
10 cents per yard. Young & McCombs.
Those nice nllInip 9 ceiu cotlon battb
6 cents again Saturday at McCabe's
Among the new spring hats at Me
Cabe's see the "Merry Widow" sailor.
Spring styles in top coats and cr
ventttes are now shown at Guslafson
p. 1 1.1
Clement f- D'cdrich will display
their usual complete line of vegetables
The new shapes and shades In John
B. Stetson hats now shown at Gustaf
son & Hayes'.
I defy you to beat my prices on all
kinds of stovec. "Jones, the "second
Lewis single mnner costs more
than other 5 cent cigars. Smokers
Don't Bhiver yourself into sickness;
take your small chango to Jones and
get a stove.
The Lyndon Lrand df canned goods
has no superior on the market. Clem
ent & Diedrich. i
Spring styles In John B. Stetson
hats are now being displayed at Gus
tafson & Hayes'
Those well kre-wn V. T. dollar cor
sets, four garters attached, 79 cents
Saturday at McCabe's.
Genuine snap bargains in odd linen
napkins and pu.'e linen table damask
J I all day Saturday af McCabe's.
Easy to buy, easy to try, the best
wholesome, appetizing breakfast is
Mrs. Austin's famous pancakes.
For a good, wholesome, cheap break
fast, always buy Mrs. Austin's pancake
flour. Your grocer has a fresh supply.
Ladies" pure linen handkerchiefs,
one-fourth inch liem, 5 cents each, per
dozen 50 cents. Young & McCombs.
Mueller's Springfield coal free, free
from slack at $3 per ton delivered in
two ton lot3, if taken from the car at
j Endora Rebekah lodge No. 73, I. C
O. F., will give a valentine masquer
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The remaining quantities are not large and the additional reductions will necessarily convince every customer of the
unqualified worth of every article and price. These unusual savings represent our determination, more than ever, to adhere
to our fixed purpose, namely, to sell all garments within the season for which they were intended. . .
$ 7.50 for our
9.38 " " 12.50 "
1125 4 ' 15.00 "
13.50 " 44 18.00 44
15.0 0 4 4 4 4 20.00 44
16.50 44 44 22.00 44
18.75 4 4 4 4 25.00 44
Unusual Savings in Overcoats
(Black overcoats included in this sale.)
$ 9.38 for our $12 50 O'coats
Unusual Savings in Children's Suits.
Sizes 2Vi to G. All novelties.
$2.95 forour $4, $4.50 and $5 values.
3.95 for our $5.85 to $6 50 values.
5.00 for our $7.50 . to $8.90 values.
M IIMWI IIWII11I III IHIII1 Willi Ill Ill
We are in receipt of the swell new styles in Young Men's College Hats. These hats are sold the world over for $3.
M. & K. have placed them on sale at $2. We know the young men will appreciate the styles, their parents will appre
ciate the price. -
ade ball tonight at I. O. O. F. hail,
Admission, 25 cents. Four prizes will
A new lino
''Gunthcr," "The Gun-'
just" received at Mc -
how cheap, but how
See our new spring line of colored .
elastic belts, nteel studded and plain.
Fifty cents and up. Young & Mc
Dr. Alfred Stockcr has removed his
office from his residence. 1020 Seven
teenth street, to Room 402, Safety
Those fine salted peanuts 10 cents
pound and those delicious chocolate
fudges 12y2 cents pound Saturday at
Pork tender'oln. leaf lard snare ribs
nck bones, pork trimmings, dressed
pigs' feet, he
learta and livers at H. Tre-ito
S. Poehlman, the South Rock Island
tax collector, may be found Saturdays
at Hllfinger's harness shop, 1506 Sec
John B." Stetson. F. Shobet & Co.,
and many other high grade makes of
hats, spring styles now shown at Gus-
tafson & Hayes'.
The postponed masquerade ball at
Woodmen hall. South Rock Island, will
be held Saturday, Feb. 15. Fifty cents
a couple ; extra ladies, 15 cents.
Today- wa3 the anniversary of the
opening of the Eurlington depot, it be
ing seven years since the office force
moved from the old structure into the
present quarters. .
Island City Court of Honor No. 855 j
will hold its monthly card party and
dance Thursday evening, Feb. 20, at
Beselin's hall. Admission, 15 cents.
Schieberl's orchestra. : '
A fine free moving picture exhibi
tion, showing life in a Burmah teak
forest and picturesque Holland, for
'men only,;will be given at the. Y. M.
C. A. Sunday afternoon at 3:30.
To supply a long felt want of the!
public, the new manager of te
Robb's Express company has now
two fust class carriages with good
horses and equipment to take care
day or night c?Jls promptly on the
in Men's Suits.
basis of 25 cen's per 1G blocks. Give
us a trial. Robb's Exprsss company.
Bartlett Bros, will give a Japanese
cup and saucer or plate or sot of table
!n - .ats with every 50 cent purchase of
j tea, coffee, extract or baking powder
all this week at the store, 120 Third
WINNIPEG LID CLAMPED TIGHT
Sunday Funerals Under Ban, and Sosp
and Water Barred.
Winnipeg, Man., Feb. 14. Tli police
are serving hundreds of summonses
for alleged breaches of the Lord's day
act. The campaign started two Sun-
days ago, an:l the first case appeared
in police court Wednesday.
Fh'e hundred summonses have boon
il i i .
lsuca anu s-er.
feral hundred more are
bo nitl1(? out-
The proceedings are
at tfi"e instance of the police commis
Each Sunday the police have pounc
ed upon undorlakers at funerals, news
paper m-jn taking notes of sermons,
and editors. Another man was taking
a bath when arrested.
WILL BE CLOSED SUNDAYS
Meat Market Proprietor Agree to
Shut Up Shops.
All meat markets east of Twentieth
street will be closed all day Sundays
from OcL 1 to May 1.
Jail, Fine, for Chauffeur.
St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 14. In the crim
inal division of the circuit court yes
terday Judge Muc-nch sentenced Jesse
Watson, a chauffeur, to -one year in
jail and imposed a fine of $1,000. for
the killing of Christine Musk-k. struck
by Watson's automobile last October.
Dakota Banker Dead.
Yankton. S. D., Feb. 14. Newton
Edmunds, former governor of Dakota
territory and president of the Yank
ton National bank, la dead, aged 88
Beer That Is Beer.
If you want to drink good beer, order
the Davenport Malting company's pale
of,export. Delivered, anywhere in Rock
island. Both phones, north 169.
Unusual Values in Young
i 5.63 for our $ 7.50 values
7.50 4' 14 10.00
9.00 " 4 12.00
1 1.25 4 . " 15.00
13. 5o " " I8.00
16. 5o " 44 22 oo
A few $15, $16.50 and $18 Suits, one of a
kind, at $10 each.
Unusual Savings in Children's
$ 1.88 for our $2.50 values
2.22 " 2.95 "
2.68 " " 3.50 "
3.75 5.00 "
4.88 " " 6.50 "
A lot of fine Reefers and Overcoats, one
and two of a kind, that sold at $7.50 to
. $10, your unrestricted choice at $5.
Chicago, Feb. 14. Following are the
market quotations today:
92, 93 V4. 92, 93.
July, S9, 90, 89'. 90 'i.
September, S7, 87, 80. 87
Corn. May. f.O, C0. 59, C0.
July, 58, 59 4. 58',, 59.
September, 57. 58, 57, 58.
May, 52, 53, 52, 52.
July, 45, 45V2. 45, 45',.
September, 37 '4, 37, 37 ', 37.
May, 11.32, 11.40, ,11.15, 11.25. j
11.C7, 11.72, 11.50, 11.G2.
7.17, 7.22, 7.17, 7.20.
7.35, 7.40, 7.35, 7.37.
May, G.32, 0.35, 0.27, 6.32.
July, 6.C0, 6.62, C.55, 6.57.
Receipts today: Wheat. 50; corn,
518; oats, 375; hogs, 38,000; cattle,
2,500; sheep', 7.000.
Hog market opened weak to 5 cents
lower. Hogs left over, 7,000. Light,
$4.104.3O; mixed and butchers, $4.15
S 4,-35; good heavy, $4.15 4.35; rough
Cattle market opened strong.
Sheep market opened steady.
Omaha Hogs, 11,000: cattle, 2.000.
Kansas City Hogs.- 12,000: - cattle;
Hog market closed weak 1015
cents lower. Light, $4. 05 (rj) 4.25; mixed
and butchers, ?S.104.30; good heavy,
$4.105,4.30; ro;igh heavy. '$1.1 04.1 5.
Cattle market closed steady. Beeves,
$3.90-5610; cow-3 and heifers, $1.855;
4.75; stockers end feeders, $2.704.80.
Sheep marker closed steady to
Northwestern receipts: Minneapolis
Today, 109; last week. 205; last year
329., Duluth Today, 113; last week,
78; last year, 92.. . .
Liverpool opening cables Wheat
2 to 2 lower, corn lower.
Liverpool closed Wheat 1 to 2 d.
lower, corn 14 to lower.
$1.00 FOR CHOICE OF OUR $2 AND $1.50 SHIRTS.
75C FOR CHOICE, OF OUR $1 SHIRTS.
3SC FOR CHOICE OF OUR 50C SHIRTS.
ONE-FOURTH REDUCTION ON ALL FLANNEL
A LOT OF 50C WORK SHIRTS IN THE BLACK AND
WHITE STYLE AT 35C, OR THREE FOR $1.
ALL UNDERWEAR AT A REDUCTION OF ONE
FOURTH. DUCK COATS REDUCED ONE-FOURTH.
MEN'S PANTS LESS ONE-FOURTH.
BOYS' CAPS AT HALF PRICE.
MEN'S CAPS AT ONE-FOURTH OFF.
WAY'S MUFFLERS AT HALF PRICE.
GLOVES AND MITTENS LESS ONE-FOURTH.
UNUSUAL SAVINGS IN KNEE PANTS.
New York Stacks.
New York, Feb. 14. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
Gas 84, U. V. 116, 1". S. Steel
preferred 92 . U. S. Steel common
28',:,. Readmg 96',. Rock Island pre
ferred 24 V, Rock Island common 12,
Southern Pacific 09, N. Y. Central
94"i. Missouri Pacific 30. L. & N.
89, Smelters 59',, C. F. I. 10. Can
adian Pacific 145, Illinois Central 125,
Peuna 111, Erie 14. C. & O. 27'i, B.
R. T. 40, B. & O. 78, Atchison 68 ,
Locomotive 34, Sugar 111 V. St. Paul
108, Copper 48, Republic Steel pre
ferred 67; Republic Steel common
15, Southern Ry. 10.
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, Fcb. 14. Following are
the wholesale quotations on the market
Provisions and Produce.
Eggs Fresh, 23c.
Live Poultry Spring chickens, 2c
per pound; hens, per pound, 7c; ducks,
per pound, 8 to 9c; turkeys per pound
14c; geese per pound 8c.
Butter Dairy, 26 to 27c.
Vegetables Potatoes, 50c; onions,
- V Live Stock.
Hogs-$3.73 to $4.13.
Sheep-t-Yearlings or over, $4.00 to
$5.00; lambs, $4.50 to $6.75.
Cattle Stecra $3.50 to $5.50; cows
and heifers $2.00 to $4.00; calves, $4.00
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn 60c; oats 4Sc to 50c.
Forage Timothy hay, $11 to $13;
prairie, $9.00 to $11.00; clover, $10.00
ty $11.00; straw, $6.00.
Wood Hard, per load, $5.00 to $5.50.
Coal Lump per bushel 13c to 14c:
slack per bushel 7c to 8c
s- Only One "Bromo Quinine."
That 13 Laxative Bromo Quinine.
Look for the signature of E. W. Grove.
Used the world over to cure a cold In
one day. 25 cents.
All the news all the time The Argus
TRI-CITY FLORISTS MEET
Propagation of Easter Stocks Discuss
ed at Home cf J. Staack.
The Tri-City Florists' association
held i;s regular monthly meeting last
evening at the residence of Julius
Staack, 2702 Sixth avenue, - Moiine.
The subject, "Propagation ni Easter
Stocks," was discussed. Henry Gaethje
of Center Station and Henry Myers
of this cidy taking part. There was a
good attendance. The April meeting
will be held at the home of H. M.
Bills, manager of the Bills Floral com
pany, of Davenport.
Our Ktork of Rrorlen are sold
on Ihr nirritn ef their hicb alantl-
nl on unlty.
'I hrj- are purr, hnlmomr, and
always ran be relied upon.
Pears Fancy California Bartlett,
put up In thii-k yrup. none
better grown, per can.... 2.1c
Peaches California Lemon Cling,
extra tine, per
Apricots California, excel
lent, large fruit, per can 25c
Plums California Green
Gage.-per can SOc
Prunes When properly prepared
are an excellent dish; plump,
meaty prunes, per lb lOc
3 for 25c; extru fancy, lb. 13c;
2 for f .. . .2Th-
Peaches Kvaporated, Yellow
Crawford; extra choice, large
firm fruit, pound 20c
Raisins California Seedless Sul
tanas: they are fine as a till
ing for pies, pound 10c
We have Just opened a large' bar
rel of small sour pickles: they
are firm and have the twang;
send your jars to t)e filled;
F. R. Kuschmann,
C.nOTER. 2207 Fourth Avenue
Talk With Ia by Phoae. '