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THfc ARGUS, WEDNESDAY JANUARY 13, 1909.
CLUB HAS HAD
A GOOD YEAR
Annual Meeting of Rock Island Or-
, v ganizatlon Shows Fine
its first meeting of the year at the
Club bouse at 6:30 this evening. . Ac
cording to custom, the members .'will.!.
reat' themselves to a dinner-and lis
ten to an interesting program.
GRATIFYING GAINS ARE MADE
This f Applies
to Assets and
Elected. ' ,
The annual membership meeting of
the Rock Island Club was held at the
clubhouse last evening. Vice President
B. C, Hartz presiding in the absence
of the president. Dr. G. L. Eyster." who
is confined to his home by illness.
Between the hours of 1 in the after
noon and 8 in the evening, the annual
election of directors to serve a term
of three years, was held, with the re
sult that the following were chosen
Walter -A. Rosenfield, H. E. Casteel,
H. B. Curtis and Dr. Louis Ostrom.
The new directors succeed Dr. G. L.
Eyster, J. W. Welch, W. H. Reck and
A. H. Head, whose terms expire, and
COLD WEATHER GIVES
FINE ICE H AR VEST Sch001 Au,horities Take Favorable
Action Relative to Evening
Streams Are Now Covered With Cry- LiaSS !0f AQUItS
stal Coating 10 Inches Thick, and
The continued cold has . developed
fine ice fields on the streams here, and
the different dealers are beginning to
harvest their annual supply. Today the
Union Ice & Coal company put a force
of men it work at their Rock river
fields, and work will soon be begun at
East Moline also. The ice is now be
tween 9 and 10 inches thick. The Un
ion company expects to harvest about
35,009 tons, and most of this will be
stored at Silvis. The company put be
tween 20O and 300 men at work today.
The Sylvan Ice company of Moline
and the Channel Ice company tlso be
gan cutting today in the river abovo
Moline. The Sylvan company will cut
25,000 tons at the Moline fields, and
in a like amount at the Watertown
field, where work , will begin in a few
fdays. The Channel company will cut
between 50,000 and CO.OOO tons.
Ice men state that the ice this year
when the outcome of the election was.is cf exceptionally fine quality, and
announced a- complimentary vote of
thanks was extended to the retiring
directors, including as they do the
present president, secretary and chair
man of the house committee and com
posing on the whole four of the best
men who have ever been identified
with the club's management.
Club In PronperoiiH Condition.
The annual reports of the treasurer,
M. S. Heagy. and the steward. G. L.
Weaver, showed the club to be in the
" most' prosperous condition. The mem
bership numbers 295, while the dfcsets
show a gain over liabilities of $S93
over last year.
It was announced' that the arrange
ments are under way for the club's
annual Lincoln day banquet, which it
is proposed to make a particularly at
tractive and patriotic event this year
in. honor of the centennial anniversary
of the birth of the great emancipator.
For Lincoln Day Banquet.
J. McCan Davis, clerk of tha su
preme court at Springfield, has been
secured as one of the orators of the
occasion, and the committee, of which
Dr. R.M. Pearce is chairman, is en
deavoring to get another outside
speaker equally as weli;known.
The board of directors meet at the
Club house tomorrow night to organ
ize and elect officers. . - ; r
Dooater Club Tonljtbt. . , , .
The Rock Island Booster club holds
there is every indication that the har
vest will be sufficient "for all demands
There does not appear to be any rea
son why the dealers should next
season make the advance in prices that
IN MANUAL TRAINING COURSE
Business Men Are Given Use of Room
and Equipment, But Must Pay the
v " Expenses.
Spencer & Tref a ...............
I John F. Dindinger . . ....... .-. .
Rock Island ' Sand & Gravel
company ...... ...... . .
Hartz & Bahnsen company.....
People's Power company ......
George H. Kingafcury
Rock Island Hardware com
A. W. Cramptoa & Co
Fred Bleuer . . . . . ........
ChannonN& Dufva ' .".
M. T. Rudgren, city collector. . .
C. U. Telephone company. . .
William McConochie & Sons. . .
H. E. Brown ................ (
Mueller Lumber company 42.69
James Gauley, Sr r 1.75
Penn'Oil & Supply company.,. 1.0S
F. H. Shinn & Co 3.50
Standard Oil company 38.78
Thomas Charles company 1.95
C. P. Lesh Paper company..... .75
Fullerton & Gray 18.82
1 1 uM WsmM
i iu i - - ...
In volume of business, last week was one of the greatest in the history of thi
establishment. More people visited this store last Saturday than any other single
day before. Our Fourth Semi-Annual 20 per cent Cash Discount Sale closed
with new records, set hi 2b. above others. Records that testify thousands of pleased
customers, many of them new ones, who are firmly convinced of the superior ad
vantages to be enjoyed, economically-.and otherwise, not only in patronizing
sales, but in buying regularly at Harned Von Maur's. Giving the people fall
"value for their moneyinviting their just criticism and comparison PROVING
that our price reductions are genuine, in a word, earning the CONFIDENCE of
customers, accounts for this success. ' .
At the monthly meeting of the board
of . education last evening, permission
was granted to the men who have been Ho!den Patent Book Cover com
active in organizing a class of adults . pany '.. 4.50
in manual training to carry on their Robert McCay 50.00
work In the manual training room at American Book company.. 3.3C
the high school. The teachers will be The McArthur company ....... 16.50
A. G. "Hill and L. L. Kais. who have Silver, Burdett & Co. . .... C.25
charge of that work in the city schools. Scott, Foresman & Co 131.70
There are about 20 names on the class Qinn & Co 37.8C
roll and there probably will be others Houghton, Mifflin & Co. ... 3.09
wao win warn to lane tne course. iaeivaiker Publishing company 6.50
uiuuiuers ui lire ciass win meet an ex-1 a iriannn rnmnanv
penses incurred for material,. light.
heat and the teachers' services. The
cl$ss will meet Tuesday and Friday
evenings, beginning next week.
Employ Writing Teacher. '
In order to still further improve the
writing of the children in the schools
who are at present studying the mus-
Funk & Wingalls company
E. F. Burch
A. G. Hill . v
Maud M. Montgomery
Eckhart & Buffuni 28.80
John H. Liedtke 39.00
H. Schreiner . ...v 78.00
have been made every year for some year, Miss Greene of St. Louis, who is
Rock Island Contribu
tors to Quake Sufferers
cular movement introduced here last Union Electric Tel. & Tel. com
.y till j r.vu
caching the instructors in Moline in Replne 3 00
the subject of writing, was engaged rq aaYn -re
I American ; National Insurance
First Church of Christ, Scientist. .$173.50
L. S. McCabe & Co 100.00
First Baptist church 26.00
First Church of Christ. Scientist,
second collection 15.50
The Argus io.oo , facts: Enrolled for the year High
give the same course for the teachers
in this city, She will divide her time
between the two cities, giving them al
ternate . weeks.. Her principal duties
will be to direct the work of the teach
ers and to act as a supervisor of . the
penmanship work in the schools. " " '
Superintendent H. B. Hayden sub
mitted his usual statistical report for Republicans of Third Ward Convene
the month, showinc the fnllnwiner I and Vote Themselves Officers No
WARD CLUB HAS
endorsement of Gest.
Grace Lutheran church 8.13
Rev. R. B. Williams 5.0.1
George F. Roth 5.00
Hon. William Payne 5.00
L. E. West 5.00
Timothy Beecher 3.00
Mrs. S. S. Robinnon" 2.00
Dr. EH Bradford 1.00
A Friend 1.00
J. Schillinger 1.00,94.94; percentage of punctuality, 99.89;
C. L. Esbjorn l.oo number not absent nor tardy, 1,859;
J. M, Paridon i.oo(number of cases of tardiness, 135;
Wyman Beardsley l.uO . number of cases of truancy, 11.
school, 437; Hawthorne, 588; Washing-
ion, ii; Mmoie, zis; Lincoln, ou; I The republicans of the Third ward
Eugene Held, SZi; Irving, obi; Long: about 15 in number met at the
fellow, 3S2; Horace Mann, 3G2; Grant, Turner hall last evening in their au
141; total. 3,531. Enrolled for the nual session, for the purpose of elect
month, 3,359; number Belonging at ing officers. .There were about enough
close of month, 3,187; average number offices for every one present, but one
belonging, 3,238; average daily attend-1 or two of the powers who Were absent
ance, 3,074; percentage of attendance, J were remembered and placed on the
list of officers. Sam Ryerson, deputy
G. Elmer BlakesJoy .
George W. Mltchem
Billn Are Allowed.
The board allowed the following
for the month: - . , ...
30.00 I : ill 0 Zmj
$306.13 Allen, Myers & Co $ 73.33
Are You Get
Share of the
Stockholders of Three Banks
Meeting and Elect Directors
for Coming Year.
FEW CHANGES ARE MADE
Choice of our finest silk
lined overcoats, made
from the finest Vicunas
and worsted fabrics, that
we sold at $35, $3$ and
$40, for this sale only
Choice of our" finest
men's and young men's
suits and overcoats,
strictly hand - tailored,
which we sold at $25
to $28, during this sale
Choice of our finest
men's and young men's
suits and overcoats
which we sold at $20.00,
a few from the $22.00
lines, during this sale
circuit clerk, was made president of
the club. The three precincts each
were given a vice presidency, Al
Sugden being named in the first, Ben
Rinck in the second, and F. O. Larson
in the third. Otto Herkert is still sec
retary. . C. F."Gae!3er was handed the
job of treasure?. The' usual republican
practice of accumulating a slush fund
was followed and a collection was
taken. There was more than enough
contributed to pay the rent of the hall,
and the club has a balance in the
treasury to begin the spring campaign.
President Ryerson named a finance
committee, one member from each pre
cinct being appointed as follows: B.
D. Connelly, George H. Sicmon and
Mayor H. C. Schaffer. A membership
committee was appointed as follows:
Al Sugden, S. R. Wright and Simon
There was a movement made to se
cure the endorsement of the club for
Judge V. If. . Gest for - renomination
for circuit judge. It was found that
such action could not be. taken under I Two new men were elected to places
the by-laws, but it is now proposed to on the board of directors of the State
change the rules in order to make an banlc of Rock Island at the annual
endorsement possible. Another meec- meeting of the stockholders yesterday
ing is to be held Jan. 26. I afternoon. Allan D. Welch and E. H.
Guver are .the new members of the
PERSONAL POINTS. board. They are named to succeed R.
R. Cable who resumed some time aso.
Louis Henning of Mendota was in land Hon. E. W.Hurst who declined re-
the city today. election. The - board is now com-
A. D. Sperry has returned Xrom a posed of the following: Phil Mit
trip to Kansas City. chell, I. S. White, B. D. Connelly, Dr.
J. E. Montrose of Cedar Rapids wa3 George- L. Eyster, C. " R. Chamberlin,
at the Harper last evening. E. H. Guyer and Allan D. Welch.
Hon. T. J. Medill and F. W. Bahn-j- Following the meeting of the stock
sen are at French Lick, Ind. ' I holders the. directorheld a meeting
f .T w i.tnkhnrt nf rniorlitirfv Nob. I for the purpose of organizing, and re-
Another decided reduo
tion on women's coats
Savings to nearly l2
SHIS additional redaction creates a hundred or
more of the best coat bargains we have yet of
fered. It is of special importance to those needing
warm coats, because of the large amount that can
now be saved, at the same time getting garments
that are serviceable, and dressy and stylish in ap
pcarance. The materials are the costliest, and the
designing and workmanship the best that is pos
sible to put into coats at the prices for which these
were intended to sell. Note the extreme reductions,
$8.95 coats reduced to $5.95
, 10.95 coats reduced to $6.50
$15 coats reduced to1 $7.95
17.50 coats reduced to $9.95
$20 coats reduced to $12.00
$25 coats reduced to $14.95
$35 coats reduced to $17.95
Higher priced coats 40 of.
Ail party capes reduced 40
Women's wirter suits off
All furs are marked lA off
All millinery now marked J
, Second Floor.
Old Members of Boards Are Reelected,
' andSame Officers Placed in
Charge of Affairs.
ing turned in for the department to ex
tinguish a burning handful of oilj
cotton waste lying on the Burling o 1
tracks between Nineteenth rin I Tweu-
tieth streets. The burning oil made
quite a blaze, and some one turned in
an alarm, thinking that one of tb
buildings was ablaze. There werj
two calls during the afternoon, th ?
first being to. Edwin Dade's home, 1617
Fourteenth street, and the other to tho
Hotel Harms. Neither fire resulted In
PORT BYRON SCENE
OF ANOTHER FIRE
Flames Totally Destroy Residence of
William Keeley Blaze Caused By
Port Byron was the scene of another
costly fire last night, the residence. of
is a stepping stone
to success and wealth.-
in place of coffee is a
stepping stone to health.
"THERE'S A REASON."
William Keeley being entirely de
stroyed by flames originating from a
defective chimney. Only the furniture
in downstairs rooms was saved from
the fire. The loss is about $2,000, and
the building was not insured.
All tue news all the tim) THB
Choice of our finest
overcoats and reefers for
boys and children up to
size 16, which . we sold
up to $10.00, during this
sale at : only - - ;
Choice of our fine line
of children's suits, in
cluding, the celebrated
Buddy Tucker suits,
which we .sold up to
$10.00, during this sale
Choice of our ' finest
dress and fancy shirts,
which we sold up to $2,
including stunning new
styles with pleated bos
oms, during this sale at
was in the city today on business.
MrsE. J. Evans of LaCtosse, Wis.,
is the guest of Miss Florence O'Neil. '
; JUiss Lucille McGuinn left yesterday
for Chicago for a visit with her brother
Dr. J. J, McGuinn. .. -
Mrs. John E. Volk. Jr.; left last even
ing for Hobart, Okla., where she will
join Mr. Volk and where they will
spend the rest of the winter.
Former Sheriff L. F. Cralle has- ar
rived in the city from Alpena, S. D.,
elected all officers as fallows:
President Phil Mitchell. "
Vice President I. S. White. ;
Cashier C. R. Chamberlin.
Assistant Cashier K. T. Anderson.
It. I. National Meets.
The annual meeting ofthe stock
holders of -the Rock Island National !
bank was held, yesterday afternoon,
and all of the members of the board
of directors were reelected. . The board
is composed of H. Ew Casteel, M. S.
Heagy, W. A. Rosenfield, H. H. Cleavo-
wnere ne now resiue. aua win ia".,nnj Hll!rh V. rrtl O V Krhmtrl
here until the middle of February. John w. Tremann. Charles J. Larkln
cnrouie nere ne is.teu ocYciai and B D Sweeney. The board of
in Kansas, Iowa and Missouri. directors will meet later for the pur
Friends in this city of Rev. Carl A. pose of electing the officers. N ,
Evald. pastor of the Imma'nuel Swedish poni National Elects. ":
Lutheran church of Chicago, will be A1, . th ArM.tn nf tlu, ppnriiM
grieved to learn of hia serious illness, National bank were re-elected by the.
his death according -to Chicago "s- stockholders vesterdav at the annual
patches being momentarily expected. meeting, and. the directors in turn re-l
w . - lelectea all or the present officers. The
ent clergymen in the Augustana . . . ,a MmnnflpA nf ntin
synod and is pastor of the largest Hub CaTl Hellpenstell. Charles Mc
Swedish congregation in America He nngK' c. B; Marshall. William. Roth,
l,ne wner-in-iaw 01 nev . Hon- j H Trimble and Robert Wagner,
stein, now of New York city, former y The offlcers ftre a8 folloW8. President,
8acriftc For Earthquake Victims.
Deeply touched by the suffering of
the earthq,aake": sorvivors in Italy,
Newell and Katharine Jones of Atlan
ta recently Bold their Christmas toys
and have donated the proceeds to the
I earthquake fund. Their donation to-'taled?2.
Otto Huber; vice president and cash
ier, Carl Hellpenstell;- and assistant j
cashier, G. O. Huckstaedt. . . , , , !
WAS ONLY BIT OF COTTON
Fire Department Puts Out Fire in a
; . ' Bunch of Waste. "
.The fire department "had an unusual
This is to remind you that shoes are be
ing sold and cleaned out by us at ridic
ulously low prices. ,
Some people haye bought three and four
pair for their own use.
Everybody satisfied for we are selling
shoes just as advertised. . ' '
v t 1721 SECOND AVENUE
PRICE SHOE COMPANY
108 W. Second Street
call at 9:20 last evening, an alam be-.