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TUfllE rRCPiCKV IIS1L AND ARGUS
WEDNESDAY, JUE 24. 1908.
Tti-City Organization Chooses
Robert K. Atkinson of Dav
N. P. Tucker, J. K. Session of the or
phan's home, Davenport, Mrs. ' Ella
Bushnell-Hamlin - of Davenport, Rev.
Robert Ramsey of Davenport, Miss
Dina Ramser and Rabbi W. II. Fine
shriber of Davenport. .
After the business session light re
freshments were served by the Rock
Island members. v- :
j. TH E WEATHER
Fair toalght aad Thurdjrj moderate
temneratore. . , ,
J. M. SHEBIEB, Local Forecaater.
INTERESTING REPORTS MADE
Play Grounds Committee States Situ
ation "Church and Social Serv
ice" Is Discussed.
.The June meeting . of the Tri-City
Social Service club was held last eve
ning at the Memorial Christian church
and was the last meeting until Sep
tember. Officers for the year were elected as
President Rev. Robert K. Atkinson,
Vice president from Davenport Dr.
Vice president from Rock Island
Dr. J. W. Stewart.
Vice president from Mollne Mrs
Secretary Wirt Taylor, Rock Island
- Treasurer George Ellman, Daven
Reporia Are (.lyeau
. A partial report was given from the
play grounds committee by Rev. Rob
ert K. Ramsey of Davenport. Wirt
Taylor, the eecretary gave his yearly
report. The club has a membership
of 67 and during the year has held one
executive meeting and an open meet
ing which was addressed by W. L. Bo-
dine of Chicago at the Y. M. C. A.
auditorium. Eight regular meetings
have been held, (three in Rock Island
and three in Davenport and two in Mo
line. At these meetings the following
topics have been presented and dis
cussed: "Tuberculosis and Its Treat
menf!. "Municipal Reform", "The Vis
itlng Nurse", "Play and Play Grounds"
"The Juvenile Court and Its Work."
These subjects have been presented by
persons-well acquainted with the work
and" have been of much benefit to the
members and those who have a' tended.
Much good work has also been started
in this way.
. Work la Dlacuaned.
The meeting last evening was well
attended and much enthusiasm was
shown. The subject for discussion was
"The Church and Social Service" and
was presented by Rev. K. Atkinson of
Davenport. Short interesting talks
were given by Miss Clare Lumbeck of
, the Iowa Soldiers orphan home, Mrs.
HUSBAND TO GET INCOME
But Wife Makes Condition
That He Does Not-Marry Again.
The will of the late Mrs. Margaretta
Rohwedder of this city was admitted
to probate In ifie county court today
by Judge R. W. Olmsted. The will,
which was. made July 21, 1900, gives
the income of the estate to the hus
band, George Rohwedder, Sr., for life,
on condition .that he does not marry
again. A division of the property be
tween the husband and sons .13 pro
vlded for In case Mr. Rohwedder takes
another wife. On his death the prop
erty la to go to the two sons, George
and Henry. The husband is made the
executor by the will.
CRIMINAL TERM IS CLOSED
In the Four Weeks 14 Prisoners Were
Convicted of Crime.
The trial of criminal casea In the
circuit court has been concluded for
this term. During the four weeks oc
cupied by States Attorney J. K.. Scott
in the trial of the criminal cases, he
prosecuted 16 defendants, and secured
the conviction of 14. Of the 14, five
were sentenced to terms in the peni
tentiary, Ave others who are minors
were sentenced to terms in the reform
school, and four were given terms in
the county Jail. ..
. Temperature at 7 a. m., 6 Jt S:30 i
m., SO. Maximum temperature la Iant
1A hours. 83 1' mlalmnm, 60. Velocity
of wind at 7 m. m, 8 mllea per hour,
Stage of water, 11.8 feet, a rlae t .
foot la laat 24 Bourn. Preclpltatlo .23
in Will laehea.
June 24 In History.
1497 John ond Sebastian
s North America.
17(53- Josephine', de . la
rngerk. later Beau
hnrnals. first wife-of
Napoleon, born; died
' 1814. -
1813 Henry Ward Beech- jerome Bona-
, er horn; died 1887.. ., parte.
1833 John Randolph of Roanoke died;
born 1773. ...
1800 Prince. Jerome Bonaparte, ex
. i king of Westphalia, died; born 1785.
1894 President Carnot of France as
. . sasslnated.
1895 Thomas Henry Huxley, the id
' entist, died; born 1825,
Sun sets 7:31. ri6es 4:26; moon rises
2:18 a- m.; moon's age 20 days; 5 a. m
Mercury at aphelion, farthest f romsun.
WAS 33R0 ANNIVERSARY
Excursion Is Feature of Celebration
by the Royal Arcanum.
The Royal Arcanum held a moon
light excursion on the steamer Colum
bia last evening and there were about
300 In attendance. The excursion was
a feature of the celebration of the
33d anniversary of the foundation of I
The W. W. will be here again next
Monday at which time it will take the
postofllec clerks of this city on a trip
by moonlight on the river. The boat
will remain here pntil July 3 and then
its place will be taken by the J. Sj,
which will run two excursions on the
Fourth to Muscatine, where the big
river carnival will be in progress.
July 5 it will run an excursion to thine but the DeoDle.
The . selection of a diamond
at this shop can ies with it
an emphatic definjteness.
-You don't need to view the
stones you , select from at
varying . superficial angles.
They .aren't "near perfect."
You don't become drowsy lis
tening to our generalities.
They aren't "near perfect,"
you don't become drowsy I im
perfections and that every
dollar, you pay counts for
Rock Island, la.
Lime at Mueller's.
Sand at Mueller's.
, Nails at Mueller's.
Gravel at Mueller's.
Cement at Mueller's.
Fence posts at Mueller's. -
Sewer pipe at Mueller's.
Glass, all sizes, at Mueller's,
Roofing paint at Mueller's.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Pocahontas coal at Mueller's.
Jones for second hand gooda.
Telephone poles at . Mueller's.
Trl-City Towel Supply company.
Doors and windows at Mueller's.
Tar paper, all kinds, at Mueller's.
For bus or express, Spencer & Trefz.
Kerler & Co. clean carpets and rugs
Rubber and flintkote roofing a
Note the comments' on tan foot weai
Mueller Lumber company sell every
Clinton and will. then depart from the
three cities to fill engagements else
Sell me your household
Jones, second hand and loans.
Let Krell & Slemon do your furnaci
and tin work; 1316 Third avenue.
Lewis Single Binder straight 5 cem
To Give Ice Cream Sociable.
The ladies of this Memorial Christian
church will give an ice cream and dear made of rich, mellow tobacco.
sirawDerry festival Thursday after
noon and evening June 25 at the
church. Ice cream and cake 10 cents
strawberries 5 cents extra. Musical
program in the evening.
, Notice. ' .
A reward of $25 will be paid by the
Rock Island Aerie of Eagles to anyone
recovering the body of Robert Kimball.
G. W. M'CASKRIN, ,
J. F." DINDINGER.
Owners are hereby notified to keep
their dogs muzzled from this date till
Sept. 23 under penalty of being shot.
PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD.
Sears, 111., June 24, 1908.
25 cent ties, 20 cents, 50 cent ties.
10 cents, at Ullemeyer's great clothing
$1.00 shirts, 80 cents; $1.50 shirts,
$1.20, at Ullemeyer's great clothing
Radiant silk mull values 75 cents a
yard for 25 cents Thursday at Mc
Window screens fitted without extra
charge and homestead clear shingles
Fly proof and mosquito screens at
Mueller's. All stock sizes screens and
doors on hand.
50 cent knee pants, 40 cents; $1.0';
knee pants. 80 cents, at Ullemeyer'
great clothing sale.
A red tag sale of everything on Mc
Thinks It Saved His Life.
Lester M. Nelson of Naoles. Maine.
says in a recent letter: "I have used Cabe's big furniture at a saving of 2(
Dr. King's New Discovery many years. to 45 Per cent Tell your friends.
Tor cough3 and colds, and I think it
saved my life. . I have found it a re
liable remedy for throat and lung com
plaints, and would no more be without
a bottle than I would be without
food." For nearly 40 years New Dis
covery has stood at the head of throat
and . lung remedies. As a preventive
of pneumonia and . healer of weak
lungs it has no equal. Sold under
guarantee at all druggists. 50 cents
and $1. Trial bottle free.
Holllster's Rocky Mountain Tea
should be a toilet necessity of every
lady , of social prorolnece. Makes
bright, happy dispositions, perfect
complexions. The greatest blood and
skin remedy. 35 cents. Tea or Tab
lets. Harper House pharmacy.
All the newt all the time The Argus
Why not attend your home college?
If you will write us, we think we can give you some
good reasons why you should.
i; Did you know. that our academy was recently placed
on. the . honor list of the North Central Association of Col
leges and Secondary Schools, embracing 13 states, a dis
tinction accorded tobut 86 out of the 436 secondary
schools in Illinois? '
authors ',ltaveJ come
out earlicvthrvn usual
this - year--tlvjy are
herethe U .30 'books
at 1.15. f
ill r i a w iuu i tj i
O VWm- Oi- LJ
"dfttOCK ISLAND. JII.i?S2
OU can't pour a gal
lon i of water , into a
auart can ariv more
; than you csm buy a dollar's
worth of gctads for 25c.
, ,On;sonie lines of . goods
on many accaslons-weiare
' able to sajve you a half.
Quite frecjuiently we save
you, a than! but it's an
r every dayj occurrence Ithat
,-weshow yu a saving loft a
qmarter. ' J25 percent .is a
"TJUST rjecerved some
Our Conservatory, Business College and
are fully equipped and up-to-date.
Catalogue and detailed Information - cneerfully fur
Dished. ; - ' - '.
Dir. Gustoyi Andfeen;
Every new style of dressiness is rep
resented in those summer skirts shown
at McCabe's. The moderate pricing is
A great midsummer ribbon sale be
gins on Monday at McCabe's that it
oound to create a sensation. Make a
note of this. "
In the fruit season look out fo'
your supplies of jelly glasses, f mil
jars, caps, rubbers, etc., eto. Consult
with Mr. Warren at McCabe's.
Straw hats, felt hats, stiff hats, $1.0
hats. 80 cents; $1.50 hats, $1.20,
$2.00 hats, $1.60; $3.00 hats. $2.40, a
Ullemeyer's great clothing sale.
Card party and dance Thursda
evening, June 25, at K. C. hall giver.
by Court of Honor, No. 31. " Admis
slon 15 cents. Schieberl's orchestra
Men's pants, $1.50 pants, $1.20; $2.00
pants, $1.60; $2.50 pants, $2.00; $3.0'
pants, $2.40; $4.00 pants, $3.20; $5.t.
pants, 4.uo, at Liiemeyer i; great
clothing sale. ,
Dan A White, a socialist orator anc
formerly a general organizer of Iroi
Molders' union, will speak on socia'
ism at Market square Wednesda
evening, July 1. '.'.:' ..' ;
H. J. Olmsted leaves this evenlnf
tor Liberty, Neb., to join -Mrs. Olm
sted. whohas been visiting, there. Mc
Olmsted will spend about two week
with relatives before rt turning.
Buy your summer suit, hats, under
wear, , shirts, socks, suspenders, ties
foeits, collars, etc., and save from
iO per cent to 33 1-3 per cent on every
thing in the store at Ullemeyer's great
In: the last edition of The Interior,
a magazine publisned in Chicago, a
description of the Lewisburg institute
at Lemisburg, W. Va., Is given and Is
beautifully illustrated;, with, Views of
the buildings and surroundings. This
Is the institution at which Miss Ger
trude Don has been the past year in
charge of the department of elocu
j, of that .Iding,- awaited, much
1. advertised "Bride's V Cook
' Book." . It contains, an unusuaUcol
Iection of the best recipes ever
put! in one, book. - Many helpfulvuig
geCions : regarding the thousand
andiorie thing3 that . beset the new
houskeeper make ft a treasutia for
the .newly marrted woman. The
prlceils easy, 1.75.
N OTHER ex-
ceptional value, is an all
silk mefsaline ribbon - in
pink, blue, all shades of
old rose.. Copenhagen blue,
new browns., etc. ; ,'
4-inch width, yard I9te.
. width, yard 29c. '.
REAL Hair PufTs
some of the new
est kinds just placed
on sale. You pay less
for them here. . -
NEW White .Wash Skirts. Every
point of dressiness in the summer styles is repre
sented in our wash skirts this season. There are
over 60 styles' to choose from -
,. White Linene Wash Skirts, wth full flare and gored
White Wash Skirts of fine material with 3-ln. fold, 2.25.
White Linen Dress Skirts, tailored in the best manner,
. we never saw better linen skirts at $5, these are only 3.75.
Ask to see the skirts at 2.62, 2.95, 3.42, 4.25. 5.00
and 5.75. They are worthy of your most careful attention.
THESE Colored Shirt Waists are
quite the fad of the season. They are being ex
tensively worn in the east with white wash Skirts
it makes a change you know You'll find the largest as
sortment and best styles at this store.
New Auto Peter Pan fcasts in dainty- stripes, nobby
checks, etc., new shirt style waists in fancy colors,
new colored waists with white collars, etc., etc. There's
no end of a demand for these. The prices begin at 87c.
Best models at 1.75 to 2.75. .
RADIENT Silk Mulls at 25c a yard on
Thursday, this week, our great wash goods selling will receive
renewed Impetus by the sale of one of this season s most beau
tiful wash dress fabrics at just one third of the regular price.
75c Radlent silk mulls bought from an overstocked jobber at
practically our own price, will be sold at 25c a yard-These are the new
est shades of light blue, medium blue, brown, champagne, etc , etc.,
only 900 yards. Ready at 9:30 a. m. at 25c yard.
MORE Tan Ox
fords. The demand for
Tan Footwear Is unabat
ed. In fact the hot weather makes
the wearing of cool tan shoes and
oxfords almost 7 Imperative. We
have replenished our stock and have
them in almost every wanted style
Smart, stylish tan and brown Ox
fords and Shoes for Women, 3.50,
3.00 and down to 1.75.
Choice, dressy Tan' Oxfords for
Men, 4 00 and 3.50. 1
For Boys and Girls. Misses and
Children, good 'wearing, stylish Tan
Oxfords, Slippers and Shoes. $2.00.
1.50. 1.25 and Intermediate prices
Tan Barefoot Sandals on the
latest foot-form lasts, priced accord
ing to size. 1.50, 1.25 and down to
58c. - -
IN the Fruit Season.
Masons Fruit Jar's with Por
celain lined caps and rubbers,
half gallon 6c quarts 5c pints, 4c.
Jelly Glasses with tin tops, dozen
Good quality white Rubber Jar
Rings, dozen, 4c.
Large size, retlnned Fruit Col
landers for 10c.
Combination Fruit Press and
Jelly Strainer. 25c.
TRUNKS and Traveling
Bags. If 'you are . going away, you
naturally . come here for trunk, suit
case or hand bag. Some carefully planned
buying brings an unusual assortment of
these goods at unusual prices.
Tortoise Top 'Trunks. Oil painted canvas cover,
sheetirora bound, steel bumpers, set up tray, accord
ing to size. 4.97 to 3,67.
HeavyCanvas covered trunks, bound with Angle
steel, harctoood slats,. hinged tray with hat box best
value on the market today, according to size at 8.50
A dozen - other numbers in trunks that will .be of
special interest at the prices marked? . .
SuitCases. Fibre Suit Cases, cloth lined,
brassed lock and catches 97 c.
Keratot Suit Cases-rdcely finished, built for
wear, look like 5.03 and 6.00 leather ones- 2.68
and 2.9a .. "'.
Solid Cowhide Suit Cases, sole leather corners,
best brass lock, very special at 5.00.
'Other best of suit cases, finely finished, best
leathers, newest models, 15.75 to ,6.50.
Hand Bags. Solid Calf. Oxford Club Bags,
leather lined You've paid 6.50 as a rule, these
are 5.12. ' ,
Grain Calf Oxford Club Bags, bargains at 3.75.
Alligator -Grain Club Bags, handy size, very spec
ial 2.18. ,
MUSLIN Underwear Spec-lals.-Gowns
of fine cambric, muslin and
. nainsook, assorted styles, slip over, empire,
square and V necks, etc., cluster tucks, lace or em
broidery trimmed, these are well worth 1.25, but we
bought them to sell this time for 88c.
Corset Covers of nainsook, elaborately trimmed
with lace, only 39c.
Corset Covers of French nainsook, elegantly fin
ished, trimmed with Iace3 and embroideries. 1.00
values at 63a .
- Combination suits, corset cover and petticoat,
- perfect fitting, lace trimmed, special at 1.65.
- Petticoats, new walking lengths with clusters of
hemstitched tucks, 1.25. .
Petticoats Six handsome styles trimmed with
lace insertion, embroidery flounces, etc made full
and fluffy worth up to 3.00. these are bargains In
. the best sense of the word, 1.89. . -
For the Children there are good Muslin Drawers
Lace trimmed petticoats at 25c.
Best muslin waists, nicely finished 9c.
Muslin gowns with tucks 39c.
Short dresses, Hubbard and Bishop styles 50c.
Fads and Facts
Tobacco Brown Ties are being much
worn by men.
Bordered ihandkerchicfa as well as
bordered parasols are considered quite
The unwritten . laws of good taste
aro often broken by over-trimming
The perishable beauty of women's
gowns, hats -and wraps, compells the
Sailor hats may be heavily trimmed
all around the crown or across the
front with flowers, foliage, wings and
The Ostrich "tip" is again coming
into its own in the millinery world.
It costs infinitely less than the huge
plume and is susceptible to much
greater variety of effects.
In sending regrets to an informal
afternoon reception: it is sufficient to
send one's card with "Regrets' writ
ten in the left hand corner.
Black and White is still Immensely
popular, but if one wishes to be ex
ceedingly "ohic" one must get the
White and Chandron or Copper Plaid.
Mabel S. For your rough arms use
a massage of De Merldors greaseless
cold cream. If excessively rough, ap
ply a little pumice stone to the skin ,
before you put on the cream.
While Russet and Tan Shoes for
men, women, and children have never
been more popular than this season,
the Patent Leathers are decidedly the
mode for all dress occasions.
Judging from the combinations of
Hats and Veils shown in most Milli
nery shops, a clashing of colors would
seem to be the most desired effect.
Neither harmony nor contrast appears
to be a necessary factor In ohoosing a
Lingerie Hats for small girla are
more fascinating than ever this season
and yet they are simple. One of the
lovliest models seen is of fine Em
broidered Batiste, the crown of al
lover lace, made Tam fashion, the
trimming a soft ribbon twisted around
the crown and tied In a prim looking
bow (with short ends) in the back.
It Is simple and yet very "Frenchy."
Fannie G. To reduce your flesh, ab
stain from potatoes, fat meats, butter,
pastry and white bread, unless toast
ed; avoid drinking with meals and for
half hour after" eating. Drink all
the water you want at bed time. Both
you and your aunt should wear
cither the Kabo form-reducing Corset
of the Royal Worcester Adjnsto. If
properly fitted you'll be surprised at
the rapid reduction in both waist and
RED Tag Sale at a Sav
ing of 20 to 45 Odd Lots and
Dropped Patterns in Furniture,:
Carpets, Etc., marked with the Red Tag
to close out at a reduction of 20 to 45 'im
perfect goods standard qualities at excep
tional bargains for quick selling.
3 Hardwood Chairs, finished golden, with bow
2 Hardwood Chairs, high backs, turned spind'es.
4 high grade Oak Dining Chairs, Boston Leather
Seats. $2.50 values, 1.75.
2 Oak Rockers, high back with arms, 2.95 values,
3 Oak Rockers, with arms and saddle seats, 3.50
7 Brussels Rugs. 9x12 feet, values up to 15.00
, 4 Smith's Axmlnster Rugs, 9x12 feet, 25.00
values for 18.75.
3 Sanford Velvet Rugs, 9x12 feet, 24.00 values
6 Royal Wilton Rugs. 9x12 feet. Bagdad and
Burtworth, 40.00 values for 32.50.
Brussels Carpets, small roll and short lengths 50c
Velvet Carpets, patterns to ctose, 75c yard.
LinoleumsProbably right length for bath room -may
cover kitchen. 60c values 37c yd.
One 11.00 Parlor Chair upholstered in Verona
One 13.50 Parlor Chair, loose silk plusb cushion
15.00 Reclining Chair, upholstered in Boston
12.50 Chase Leather Couch, full size-steel con
36.00 Bed Davenport, upholstered In green ve
14.50 Oak Dresser. 3 large drawers, and large
French plate mirror. 10.85.
7.50 Collapsible Go-Cart, 5.00. ' -.t'"'
The Red Tag Reduction Sale takes In every line
on the big Third Floor. Beds arid bedding, dining
room pieces, kitchen pieces, hall and living room fur
nishingsthe odd piece, the orphans, the close out? for
any and all reasons go into this sale at any and all kind
of ridiculously low prices. Better come promptly.
BARGAINS in Mens Night
Shirts. Mid-summer dreams will be more
more pleasant If you are sleeping in comfort
Men's fine muslin night shirts, neatly trimmed
with or without collars, extra good values at 50c
Men's Fine Soft Cambric night shirts, collarless
style, a dollar quality the country over, here at 75c.
Men's fine Panama Long Cloth and Nainsook
Night Shirts, three exceptional values at 1.25, 1.12,
IP-SUMMER Ribbon Sale.
Fine qualities, beautiful colorings,
rare, values and an absolute saving
of one-fourth to one-third will make this sale
one to be remembered.
Thousands of yards of newest and most
popular., ribbons will be found on display in
our ribbon aisles and on tables.
. .: Every lady knows and appreciates the charm.grace and
beautifying touch a bit of ribbon lends to her summer dress.
We offer all colors of a lustrous taffeta ribbon, just the kind
for hair bows and sashes. No. 22 for .IOc No. 40 for 12ic, No.
60 for ,15c, No, 80 for 17c, and No. 100 at 20c yard.
- . Belting Ribbons all the newest designs and colorings molra
fancy edges, jacquard and gilt 68c to 45c a yard.
" ' Sash Ribbons -4 to 6b inches wide In newest combinations
of molte and satin Dresden, embroidered jacquards of the very
highest qualities in white, pink and light blue, values that you
will appreciate at sight 5Sc to 38c yard. . .:
. 200 pieces Taffeta Ribbon 5 Inches wide, beautiful lustrous
' finish In all the ultra fashionable colors, value 38c marked at 23c yd
' ' 150 pieces nice quality warp printed floral ribbons in, delicate colorings
of mais pink. Violet ajidblue-wlth fancy edges to mach-3f Wash Taffeta and Satin Ribbon In" narrow widths, so
. to 4 Inch widths at 19c yd.. 5 to 6 Inch widths at 25c yd, much used In headings, trimming wash dresses, underwear,
' Mail Orders wilt be carefully fllled-and sash bows tied etc.. White, pink and light blue. No. 3 at 35c, No. 2 at 30c,
, free of charge: V , ' . No. 1J at 25c, No.'l at I8c-per bolt of 10 yards.
1 25th for lace curtain bar
gains. 568 Lace Curtains
3 yards long, full width, good strong :
weaves, all newest patterns in Art
Renaissance, , Italian Filet. Florat
and conventional -values range up
to 3.50 per pair Thursday and till
sold choice at 1.34, 1.24, 1.12,
98c and 75c each. . -
Colored and' white Swisses in'
novelty patterns have been selling
up to 25c, all per yard 12jc ..-
1 JL tic. Peerless, and Whtt
Mountain Ice -Cream'
Freezers in all sizes at prices from
4,25 down to 1.00.
Water Filter and Cooler com
bined in ;Porcelahr andMott1el
earthen ware with "metal FaucitA
at 4.00. 3.00 and 2.65.
Extra quality; 4 and 7 ply Black'
, Rubber Lava . Hose ; with - brass
couplings 50 ft, lengths at 9.00,
6.50 and 4.95, - '
"OT weather. "Arc-