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THE ROOK - ISLAND ARGUS
TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 1908.
DATE FOR THE
LONG VIEW SET
:-'Of IMPORTANCE TO FURNITURE BUYERS
Committee Decides to Have Ex
ercises at the Park Friday
Afternoon, July 10.
reat Sacrifice on
JUDGE W.H.GEST TO PRESIDE
President Jackson, the Mayor, and B.
D. Connelly to Be Speakers
Fountain to Be Unveiled.
Friday, July 10 has been set as the
date for the dedication of Long View
.park, and a big celebration has been
arranged for by the board of park
commissioners and the committees of
the Rock Island Club; the Booster
club and the Industrial commission.
A met ting of these committees with
the park board was held last evening
at the office of , Hon. William Jack
bon, president of the park board, and
an organization was effected by the
election of John W. Parker as chair
man and E. B. McKown as secretary.
In addition to the board and the com
mittees, the conference was attended
'by Mayor Schaffer and the members
of the city council.
President Jackson made a state
ment of the plans of the board and
offered suggestions as to the dedica
tion. As-a result that committees se
lected July ( as the date, and prac
tically completed the plans for the
Will he In Aflrrnimn.
. The dedication will take place in the
afternoon at 3 o'clock. The merchants
and business houses of the city will be
asked to close their stores and offices
for the afternoon, and the day will be
set aside as a general, holiday. Judge
William H. Gest has been selected as
master of cercmouies for the day, and
he will deliver an address at 'the after
noon exercises. President Jackson of
the park commissioners will also de
liver an address, and make a statement
of the work accomplished and In con
templation for the Improvement of the
park. Mayor Schaffer will speak on
behalf of the city.
Will Inveil Fountain.
B. D. Connelly, on behalf of the
Misses Catherine and Naomi Daven
port, donors of the Davenport memor
ial, fountain at the park, -will formally
present the fountain to the city. The
fountain will be unveiled by the Misses
Cora II. Gaetjer and Cora M. McKown.
Music will be furnished during the
afternoon and evening by bands, and
patriotic selections will be sung by a
chorus cf young ladies under tne di
rection of E. L. Philbrook. A big dis
. '"y of fireworks in the evening will
co "hide the celebration.
Tne committee on program, appoint-:
cd last evening, is composed of Hon.
William Jackson, B. D. Connelly, Dr.
G. L. Eystcr, Mayer Levi and Carl
To lie fa iiolitlny.
No effort will be spared to make the
occasion a fitting celebration of. the
completion of the initial work of beau
tifying the grounds, and an expression
of.the public gratitude to the men who
provided this tract of practically 40
acres of land and to- those who have
contributed toward its improvement.
Ihe general interest in the event in
sures the favorable action of the busi
ness men on the request, to close their
stores for the afternoon, and the day
will be one of the i in port-ant holidays
of the year in Rock Island.
Shnwrrn ami 4linntcrMomin Hi in af
ternoon anil tonight; cooler tonight.
'Weuiieqilny cenernlly fair, and cooler.
J. SI. MIKKIIOIC, Local ForeruMlcr.
Temperature at 7 a. in., 7"? at 3:30
. in., H.". .Maximum temperature In 21
bourn, !( minimum, 77. Precipitation
In 21 liourx, trace; velocity of wind at
7 a. to, 8 miles. Singe of water, 11.4;
Juna 23 In History.
17."-Battle tf Plassy ;Cllve destroyed
the Hindoo army and established
British rule, over Bengal.
ISM-Stephen A. Douglas and John C.
Breckinridge nominated for the
presidency - by rival Democratic
conventions at Baltimore.
1004 Admiral Togo's destroyers check
ed a sortie of the Russian fleet at
Port Arthur; the Russians lost a
battleship sunk and a cruiser dls
. aided. -
Run sets 7:31, rises 4:2t3; moon rises
1:49 a. m.; moon's age 25 days; 8;3G
p. m., greatest: lunar libratlon west
All members of Rock Island Lodge
No. f.58 and Trio Lodge No. S7 A. F.
& A. M. and ail sojourning masons are
requested to meet at Masonic hall at
1 o'clock Thursday to attend the fu
neral of Brother W. W. Channou.
J. L. HICKEY, V. M.
: ' River Riplets.
The Lizzie Gardner and Waunetta
brought down umber. The Ruth
passed ' north and south and the Co
lumbia, was In port on its regular run.
The stage of water was 11.40 at 6 a.
ni. and 11.55 at noon. ..
Positively Closes on Tuesday Night, June 30, 1908
To our inanv customers who live out
side of the Tri-Cities: We will pack,
ship, ami prepay freight to any city
within 100 miles, and guarantee safe
Limit in this
A Few Pointers Worth Knowing 4
EVERYTHING PLACED ON THE MUST-GO LIST-A SAVING WORTH WHILE.
GIVE YOUR PATRONAGE TO
THE STORE OF FAIR DEALING,
THE STORE OF TRUTH TELLING.
THE STORE OF QUALITY,
THE ST- OF NO FAVORITISM,
THE STORE OF RELIABLE GOODS,
THE STORE OF LOW PRICES,
THE STORE OF NO TRICKS,
THE STORE OF NO FAKES.
FINE BEDROOM SUIT
7 PIECES 1 Bed, 1 Dresser, 1 Com-'
mode, 1 fine AV. W. Spring, 1 Mat
tress 1 Iiir Pillows ...... ..f 18.91
Will Buy the Finest Body Brussel Rug made,.
9x12, during this , great . Clean Sweep Sale!
Don't delay.- . - . 4
Few Hints of What
You May Expect
me Finest Wilton Velvet Rugs made, 9x12
such as Bagdads, Arnold Constables and
kirks, will be sold during this sale at
HOLBROOK'S BIG STOCK IS SECOND TO NONE IN THE MIDDLE WEST
IT SOUNDS BIG
BUT IT IS TRUE
This beautiful couch, just like
rut, in genuine leather, tuft
ed, well made. x!ish finish;
Come, Buy All You Can Raise the Money
1 o Fay r or
This heautiful parlor
Chair, mahogany finish,
upholstered in silk da
mask or verona plush, ,
last, Justlikc cut :
And hundreds of other
pretty patterns Just as
good values as this
lretty foot stools upholstered In
vclour, iron legs, bronze finish,
while thej- last.
Just like cut . .'. .
Fine Soft Top Mattresses
' I .
v. lUMsmy' 1 y ofPat-
Ilandnie Vernis Manln bed, large
size, w ell made C T f
and finished ...... 07
LuMIGE ASSORTMENT Ol1
Sanitary Couches make a comfortable
''oiu-ii during the day and a full sized
bed at o M
Fine , soft top mattresses, good hcai-j' ticUing, weighs
0 lbs., made specially for our trade, cannot be dun
Heated anywhere in the tri-clties for less than $3.50.
Our price during
this sale -. ,
Iron Beds, $1.66
will buy a beautiful iron bed," any size,
well made and finished.
A Tremendous Sacrifice of High Grr.de Carpets, Rugs, Mattings, and Linoleums
This Week. We Are Bound to Unload Them Even at a Loss.
Ingrain Carnets full one yard wide,
floral patterns, worth 2Sc;
a yard 19 1
20 beautiful patterns of very heavy all
wool Ingrain Carpets while
they last' 53 Y-
Tapestry 'Urusscls Carpets, all new
and delightfully pretty patterns, thp
6"c grade, now 59
Wilton Velvet Carpets, a rich, soft,
beautiful carj et, worth $1.25,
Axminster Carpets, the same identi
cal quality that anywhere else would
cost you $1.35 a ard, we offer at this
sale at ...Ifl.lO
Ingrain Itup.T . room size 9x12 feet;
they're reversible, so they can be used
on both sides; worth "SO,
Best Brussels Rugs, size 9x12, a stand
ard grade, that can be recommended
for Its wearing quality, well
worth $25, for $19.75
Linoleums, pretty patterns,
Inlaid Linoleums, large line to choose
Inlaid Linoleums, choice tile pat
terns extra heavy 9S
While they last. We
lbs. Extra heavy ticking-
40 smMMhy '
Kolid Onk Kxtenslon tables 42 Inches
gqvnre. 6 feet long. Just like cut.
$5.58 Buys This Bed
Our Special "Rest Easy" Sanitary Elastic
,FeIt Mattress -;
Odorlees, ierfectly sanitary; loose sheets cf pure white cotton, clastic
felt, as fchown In illustration; will not mat c?- grt -lumpy and never
mwls making over, covered whh extr:V heavy tatiu finish tlcldnc;
made in one or two pieces; equal to aey 15 j g O ffc
ekistlc felt mattress . 3 O J if -
$6.58 buys this handsome Vernis
Martin Bed, any size, well made
and finished; heavy weight. Just
like cut. ou will have to hur
ry if you want
This fine large conch, solid oak frame
upholstered in Ilcsion leather, 30
inches wide. 6 feet 4 inches long. Just
like cut with exception of feet. The
leet. While they last CZ07 O O
one on sale has claw y I uO
of Dressers. - One very
similar to cut. FYrnch
plate mirror, well malc
and finished, while
This beautiful Library Table, solid
oak.- quarter-sawed, very . finely
polished, size 27x41, regular $13.S(
value, Just like cut; C T
while they last 2) J O
Don't Delay. Opportunity
Knocks But Once. Grasp
the Opportunity of a Life
time. Be a Live Wire axd
Hurry, Hurry Here Be
fore Wednesday, July 1.
?t SrI t0 aaticiFate your vants, be it one piece or an entire outflt, to buy for a year to come. TO OUT-OF-TOWN BUYERS IT WILL PAY
YOU TO COME FOR MILES to attend this Great Slaughter Sale of dependable furniture. Come at once. ' Bring your friends and -neighbors; a chance like this
'?SSrS ?ieiiLa."fetiine''' Friend tells friend and the sale grovs greater every day. There are reasons for it your dollars BUY MORE, GO FARTHER.
Jrlo 0NGE?' JHAN EVER BEFORE. HAVE YOU ATTENDED THIS GREAT SACRIFICE SALE? Are you awake to the opportunity? IF NOT, WHY
NOTr It snow m full blast. Many may think the Rreat reductions are overdrav,m. Such is not the case. THE BARGAINS ARE BETTER THAN EVER.
irmVrTJ0WDS D0 LIKE BARGAINS! They have been flocking here, -eager to buy these splendid money-savers. It's-good sense. SUCH OP
PORTUNITIES DON'T GROW ON BUSHES. Get up early and attend thelast six days of sale. ... , ,
1Q9-111 Ei 2nd St. Davenport, a.
N. M, DYER, OF CHICAGO, SALE . MANAGER