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THE ARGUS. SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 19, 1908.
HOLLAND'S QUEEN, WHO IS ILL, AND HER
- ROYAL HUSBAND
. : v . ; , a
Meeting Is Held at Kuehl's A'-
- leys and Officers Elected '
and Plans Outlined.
WILL PLAY: TWO SERIES
First Matches Are to Be Held Oct. 2
Each of Three Cities Will
Have Two Teams.
About 20 of the prominent bowlers
of the tri cities met last, night at N.
V. Kuehl's alleys on Saventecnth
street and Seventh avenue ami an or
ganization for the year was perfected.
H.W. Aldrich of this city was elected
president of. the bowlers' tri-city
league," Abe-Stouner of Moline was
chosen vice .president, O-sear Liitt of
this city secretary anl John Kinne
man of Davenport was elected treas
urer. At the same time the. captains
of the six teams which will compose
the league were selected. Oscar Liitt
and H. W. Aldrich will head the local
teams which style themselves respect
ively the Boosters and the Independ
ents. . Captains Starke and Hecksteadt
will have charge of the Davenport
teams and Abe Stouffer and Charles
Jasper will be captains of the Moline
Two series of games will be rolled
by the league during the year. The
first series will commence Oct. 2 and
will close Dec. IS. After a rest of a
month bowling will commence again
Jan. 15 and the season will close June
1. Thtre will be tinea games rolled
each week by each team. Three dif
ferent alleys will be lucd. Tha first
games will be played on the Keuhl
alleys, the second string will be rlled
on the Hotel Harms alleys and the
Moline alleys will be next in order
The scores of each game bowled will
be made out in triplicate and a copy
will be retained by the captain of the
team, one sent to the secretary of the
league and the otheriven out for pub-
' iication. Two-thirds of tho games w-ill
be rolled in this city as Davenport has
no alleys suitable for the league.
The teams are each o have a uni
form consisting of shirt, belt and
shoes which will he different from
those -worn by tho rest of the teams.
White bowling trousers will probably
be worn by all the teams.
Prime Arc I'ontril.
; A large number of prizes have been
The Big Ox Mines
All Holland is alarmed over the ill
ness of Queen Wilhclmiua, and tho
nation's joy over the expectation of
an heir to the throne is turned to sor
row as gloomy reports as to the
HTHE season finds us stronger than ever with a stock fully equipped with all that is new and
'tasteful and best, contracted at figures that place us in a strong position for business build
ing and money saving to our patrons. Though price has reached, its lowest -limit, 'quality has
not been overlooked, as the ambition to market only dependable goods is as strongly imbeded
in the methods of the store now as ever before. Note the number of famous -makers who en
trust their sole agency with us they, the same as you, know the store that makes quality their
hrst standard. ' -
EVERYTHING MARKED IN PLAIN FIGURES. .
queen's nervous condition continue
from day to day. If reports are true,
the hopes of an heir are blasted, and
now the apprehension of the people
is for the queen herself. Queen Wil
helmina is the last member of the
house of Orange, the direct hiirs of ,
the throne, and for this reason the ;
birth of a child to her majesty is a
matter of paramount interest and im-.
portance to her people.
RECORD, HELENA, SEPT. 5, 1908,
REPORT RICH STRIKE.
Pay Streak Is Worth One-Third of
. r- Million Dollars Per
secured and part of them have already
been assjgned as rewards for high
class in certain lines of the game. A
cash prize of $25 will be given to the
team which wins the championship of
the league. The second team gets
$10, the third and fourth teams Ct
$7.50 each and the last two gef ?5
each. Besides these prizes there are
a large number of other prizes. The
proprietors of the three alleys on
which the games will be bowled have
donated $15 which has been split up
into the folio wing prizes:- $5 for the
team with the highest total in three
games; $5 for the highest individual
average in three games; $2.50 for the
highest individual score u one game,
and $2.50. for the second highest in
dividual average in three games. V.
L. Gansert donated seven boxes of
candy, the Hub Clothing company gave
six pairs of hole proof socks, the Lon
don gave $3 in trade, he Boston Shoe
store a pair of tennis shoes, Mason's
cigar store. James O'Connor and Her
man Schwecke each a box of cigars,
August Liitt a bottle of fine whiskey
and Bennett, the furrier, a pair of
dress gloves, all of which will be
given to members of the league as
prizes in some way or other.
ClOMr Wllh Banquet.
A unique way of paying for a ban
quet at the end of the year is to he
tried. Bach man who ails to make
a spare or better in each frame to pay
a fine of 1 cent to the treasurer who
will keep the fines and at the end of
the season the league expects to be
able to enjoy a banquet from this
fund. It can be easily be seen how
the poor players will pay for the din
ner. Next Tuesday the Boosters and the
Independents will roll a practice
match at the Harms' alleys. During
the week a meeting of the league
wiil be Tield to arrange a complete
schedule and to assigu the prizes
which the merchants of ths city have
offered to the bowlers. . ' -,'v-
TAKES RANK WITH THE BEST
Takes rank with the best, yet. the
price is so moderate that you can't
conceive its high standard, style and
strength, impressive and Imposing in
appearance, very much superior to
anything at the sum, worth $22, your
saving is great at l 5 fifl
our price tplU.UU
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The Only Rug That is Durable as Iron.
Our display of rugs for this fall is way beyond anything we
have ever had before, the selection is bigger, and the patterns
so good that we can not even attempt to describe them. It will
be necessary for you to see them to .appreciate their real beauty.
Remember there is no Rug just as good as BUNDHAR.
9x12 seamless Brussels rug of fine quality, made of
high grade materials, beautiful patterns
9x12 thoroughly high grade velvet rug,
oriental and floral patterns, only
Here is a rug value that completely outdoes the best offering of
every other store in the tri-cities, the quality is fine and patterns
beautiful, you positively can't duplicate it at other
stores for less than $35, our price
quality tapestry rug, $1250
:st offering of
Massive iron bed, high quality, beau
tiful pattern .heavy continuous posts,
colonial style, finished in a high-,
grade Vernis Martin, this bed will
compare with any bed others ask $12
for, our price 07 OCT
only ........! 4 .vJ
See our big display of brass beds.
Biggest kind of value, quality, tone I
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ana nenness mai ciaim aisunciion
and artistic skjil at a price that in
sures "worth haVd to believe, frame
work of fine tratural quarter-sawed
oak, highly' fished, J- 7 f(
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TALES TOLD ABOUT TOWN
One of the richest gold strikes in
the history of the" state was reported
. in Helena yesterday in the Whit latch
Union mine, just to the south of the
city, the ore running SO per cent pure
ore at the rate of a third of a million
dollars per ton.
Several samples, of oro were exhib
ited in Helena yesterday, and certain
ly no rarer specimens of the precious
. metal have ever been seen here.
From the Montana Independent, Sep.
5, in an article headed "Unusually
Rich Gold Strikes Near Helena, Whit-latch-Union
and Bald Butte Scenes of
Fine Discoveries of Yellow Metal
former Is Among Best In History of
State Later Permanent Body."
The Bald Butte is clustered with the
Big Ox in the same ore district.
The Big Ox mines offer you the best
investment. It's 4 per cent a month
to you or better. Address Walter D.
Oluey, 703 Twenty-third street, Moline.
WAS VEUV SIMIM.I-:.
It's only been a few days since
school began and the scholars and
teachers entered into the long term
before Christmas, but the bright
things the little tots jccasionally get
off are already beginning to circulate.
In one of the schools the other day
tho instructor of Ilie first class in the
! primary grade asktd her collection of
"How did people tell time before we
had watches and cloc v3?"
One little girl held up her hand and
after gaining the teacher's attention,
rose and said: 1 .
"They asked central." 4
;i,AI) IT WAS Till'! MOTOiniAN.
He was-going home on tho last car.
He did not want to go inside end sit
down, for there were several in the
car who knew him. and in his condi-
, tion he did not care to meet them.
for his whole appearance told too
plainly that he had been -where the
flowing bowl had passed around. So
he wobbled on one foot and then
the other in the vestibule of the car.
He had to talk, there was no getting
away from It. He talked to every one
o do a man's work!
Don't trjr 16 avoid your creditors -they extended
you credit in time of need; perhaps their creditors
are pushing them to the wa,ll make your credit
good! Pay 'em what you - owe! Get rid of your
worry and theirs, too! :
We let you have the money on your furniture,
piano, horses, wagon, etc' without removing them,
and you can repay us a small amount monthly, over
a long time if you wish. Amounts from $10 up.
Come in ;ind talk It over with us our square
methods have pleased others and we "know - will
please you. We'll be pleased to make you a defi
nite proposition. . , .... :
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m., and Saturday evenings,
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that stood in the vestibule, until they
grew tired and disgusted and cither
got off the car or went inside. Pres- (
ently he buttonholed the conductor. ,
"Shay, conductor nic hie is dat
the motorman on hie the" front end ;
of the hie car?" . i
"Yes, sir," replied the conductor.
Then stepped in to collect some fares.
Coming out he was accosted again. . ;
''See here shir hie Is dat really
the hie the mptorman?"
"Yes, yes," answered the railway
"Alright hie that's alright, shir
hie hie but, shay, wouldn't it be
Derce if it wasn't," said the man with
the fog on his eyes. . ,
rosTCAitiis, c. o. n.
F. J. Mueller of this city au'd John
Sundine of Moline are in the east.
Tkey went by the way of Canada, and
at Toronto evidently stopped long
enough to send out a score of postal
cards to their friends here. Today
these friends who were so remember-;
ed received notice from the Canadian '
postofflce department that if postage
is forwarded postal cards mailed there'
without postage prepaid will be for
warded.' It-will cost the young men
more than the price of a postage stamp
to square themselves when they re
Dl'ST AS AIII TO SPEKD, .
This terrible . dust which makes
j traveling over country roads and some
city streets as well as a fearful ordeal
is being taken advantage of by auto
mobile owners who have cars witli
power enough to push through it at
more than the lawful rate of speed.
When preparing to go into the coun
try they polish up their numbers, using
waste and a little oil to make them
shine so that the farfaiers cap read
them easily and report the car if it
runs; too rapidly or causes any dam
age. Of course some of the oil sticks
to the numbers and before twp blocks
has been traveled there is a coating
of dust so deep on the, numbers that
it would be impossible to read them
under a spot light. -
' IS I'NDEH Sl'RVKILLAHiCK. . '
A certain innocent and . well mean
ing Rock Island young woman, , while
coming down town on a car the other j
day, "met np" with a couple of trav-j
einia meu. i aey appeared agreeaDio
and she did not discourage their ef
forts to "make talk." When the bus
iness district was j-eached the men
left thecar and immediately. a strange
, woman came over, took a seat that one
of them had vacated and proceeded to
manifest much': interest in the young,
woman s affairs, inquiring particularly
Sanitary teel Couches
Made""with hearvy angle iron frames,
extra strong, is covered with a supe
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just like cut .
Bed similar to cut is finished in hard
white enamel, very substantial and
attractive, this is the biggest iron
bed value ever
French Wilton Rugs
The highest achievement of modern rug weaving, the
French Wilton patterns are exact copies of the oriental
silk rug, their rich color effects and wearing qualities are
surpassed not even by the genuine silk rug, and the price
is one-fourth. Come in and spend a few moments with us
and look over these rugs, even if you don't care to buy.
We are exclusive tri-city agents for Bundhar and French
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The frame of this davenport is finished in a beautiful American quar
ter-sawed grain oak, the covering is a beautiful art tapestry and is en
durable; this davenport is worth every cent of $25,
We have just unloaded a solid carload of davenports and couches.
This sightly dressed design of beau
tiful and pleasing lines, finished with
such painstaking care that unusually
low price makes it a pronounced bar
gain; French . plate mirror, finely
shaped standards constructed of
hardwood and finished in a beautiful
flake grain oak,
This cabinet will save you many
steps ajid much time and strength;
no kitchen complete unless you have
one of these cabinets; this cabinet is
well made and is just like
cut, for only
We also sell the Hoosier cabinets.
ffif" STEEL RANGES
Here's a chance to buy one of our High Grade
Steel Ranges at Cost
IT is needless for us to go into a long winded argu
ment to prove conclusively point by point that our
Steel Ranges are of a superior make, but we will refer
you with a deal of pride to hundreds of users of our
Ranges who know by actual experience that our Ranges
are giving them the best results of any Range they
have ever used. We are now showing without any,
excepts the biggest line of Stoves and Ranges in the'
tri-cities. ' We have them up from $15.00.
Corner 16th Street and 2d Avenue
Rock Island, Illinois.
how long she had known her. erstwhile
male-companions. Finally both women
got off the car together, and as they
separated the younger woman met a
newspaper reporter whom she knew,
and lost no time in inquiring who her
mysterious ino.uisitor was.
, "Don't you know? Why, that's the
police matron' was the reply, - -And
now the young woman is watt
ing to hear something drop.
SENIOR CLASS ORGANIZES
Officers for Year Are Chosen and Em
The senior class of the high school
met and organized this week.' Offi
cers were elected for the year and
tho subject of class emblems was
brought up. There' was a choice of
pins or rings and the pin were
choseu after some discussion. . A com
mittee was appointed to see about the
pins and it has prepared to submit
samples to the class Monday. There
v.-ere 65 seniors at the meeting and
all were not present. The following
officers were elected. - '.
President Harry Fry. -.
Vice president Joe Chapman. .
- Secretary Hazel Purcel. . : . -Treasurer
Will Drip - '
The committee on plus is composed
of Katherine Thacher, Xina Foot; Ml
rinda Roberts, Charles Larkln, Harry-Fry-and
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There is less profit to the dealer who
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brewery, yet its sales exceed those of .:
all other bottled beers;-which proves
that its superiority is recognized every-.