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TIKE RDGK US1LANID ARGUS
TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 9. 1909.
SEARLE IS TO
BE THE SPEAKER
Will Deliver Address at Lincoln Day
Exercises at the High School
PROGRAM TO BE PUBLIC
Parents of Students Are Asked to Par
ticipate G. A. R. and W. R. C. Ar
range for a Celebration.
bass; Miss Katherlne Gest, pianist. ; 1 1 1 ! fl 1 I"! I fi ft HT
torresa "Lta "E r st"illtMn llbrUli I
Song, "The Star Spangled Banner,"
Mrs. T. P. Casey. -
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address Bern
ard D. Connelly.
Quartet with Cornet Solo Mrs. H.
E. Van Duzer, cornet :
Recitation Mrs. W. A. Loveit.
A. Schull. '
Recitation, "The Soldier Tramp"
Mrs. Stot ten berg.
Song, "Comrades, Good Night'
Taps Bugler J. E. Condon.
' The exercises are in charge of a
committee, of which J. W. Cranda': U
the chairman. They will oe held In
the court room in order to accommo
date a large audience and the program
will be public.
' The program for the Lincoln day
observance at the high school next
Friday has been prepared and a
speaker for the day secured. Judge
C. J. Searlo will deliver the principal
address of the day which will be on
the life of Lincoln. All the students
of the high school have been' asked to
invite their parents to the services in
honor of the martyred president and
the exercises will be public. The en
tire program which will commence at
1:30, is to be as follows:
Music High School Orchestra.
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address Swift,
Oration. "Abraham Lincoln" El
Song, "Illinois" School.
Presentation or gift to the high
school by the Fort Armstrong chapter
of the D. A. R. Mrs. A. H. McCan-1-less.
Address, " Lincoln "Hon. C. J.
Song, "America" School.
i. .. II. nntl W. R. . Program.
The centennial anniversary of the
Liith or Abraham Lincoln will be fit
tingly observed by John Buford post,
G. A. R., and the Women's Reliei
corps at the court house in the circuit
court room Friday evening. The pro
gram for the occasion will be as fol
lows: Assembly Call Bugler James E.
Condon, Company A.
Song, America Audience, Mrs. Belle
Prayer Chaplain H. C. First.
Opening Address William McCono
Song. "Boys of the Old Brigade"
Lincoln Quartet, Miss Emma Benson,
soprano; Mrs. J. W. Crandall, alto;
Arthur Jonassen, tenor; Charles Hoge,
Snow and roldrr tonlicht, with eold
nnvr. Wrdnrndny morning the teniprr-
nturr will be near aero. VedneNdny,
threatening, with Know flan-tea and
eolder; high ooutherly to northwexterly
J. M. SHKHIKH, Local Forecaster.
Temperature nt 7 fu in., 4.1; at 3 p. m..
15. Maximum temperature In lant 24
haunt, 43; n.inlmiiiii, 3d. Velocity of
wind at 7 a. in., 12 milen per boar. Stage
of wnler, 3.4, n fall of .3 foot In Inxt 24
hourri. lreelpltation, .HO.
Feb. 9 In History.
1773 General William Henry Harri
son, ninth president of the United
States, born in Charles City coun
ty. Va.; died in Washington city
1822 James Parton, American author,
born In Canterbury, England; died
1904 The United States addressed an
identical note to the powers sug
gesting that the neutrality and In
tegrity of China be maintained by
Russia and Japan.
Committee Submits Statement to Mem
bers of the Bethany Protec- .
AT A MEETING IN MOLINE
Shows That Receipts Were $5,626.12,
Expenditures $4,429.26, and $1,875
Paid on Debt.
The annual report of the finance
committee was submitted to the mem
bers of the Bethany Protective asso
ciation in the meeting held at the
Manufacturers' hotel in Moline last
evening. The regular annual meeting
took place last month but for the bene
fit of the finance committee it was
adjourned1 for a month in order to give
the home during the last month only
one bad been unfortunate to become
Kerler & Co. weave rugs.
Buy a home of Reldy Bros.
Read H. K. Walker's want ads.
Trl-Clty Towel Supply company.
For bus and express, Spencer & Trefz.
Godfrey's laundry gives green trad
Let Krell & Johnston do your tin
and furnace work. 1316 Third avenue.
H. T, Siemon wants your tin and
furnace work. 152C-1523 Fourth ave
nue. Buy your valentines at the Villa
sale and sociable, Thursday afternoon
A cup of coffee, a bit of sausage and
Mrs. Austin's buckwheat cakes is a
breakfast fit for a king.
You can fill your best stamp collect-
Association Members Do Not Propose
to Be Victimized by Transfer of -Credit
At a meeting of the Rock Island Tie-j
tail Grocers' association last evening,
a clearing card system similar to that
in vogue in Davenport and Moline, was
adopted. Under this system a cus-'
tomer who has been extended credit
can not change to a new dealer and
secure credit until he secures a clear-'
ance card, showing that he has settled
his account in full. The new system
becomes effective immediately. The
usual routine business was also trans-'
I wish to notify the public that I will
ing book quickly by doing all yourinot be responsible for any bills that
trading at the Mill Store.
In order to get the best premiums
you must save the best stamps to be
had only at the Mill Store.
Nothing so cheap for a good, whole-
lmy wife, Anna B. "Weyerhauser, may,
I contract from this date.
I WILLIAM WEYERHAUSER.
Feb. C. 1909.
Knmp hpnrtv lirLfncr n Mra Anru
them more time in which to prepare tjng. 'pancake flour At al. 'grocers
Mrs. Caroline Anderson of East Mo-
their report. The figures submitted
by the committee show that the asso
ciation is in very good financial stand
ing, the report being as follows:
Tag day . . . .' 830.62
Mts. Charles Deere 500.00
King's Daughter's Union, Mo
Miss Sue Denkmann 200.00
MIfs Ada E. Stephens 200.00
Municipal game 1 17 L2
Miss Ada E. Stephens 100.00
Mrs. W. H. Marshall 100
Sun sets 5:22, rises 0:56; moon rises
0:37 p. m.; moon's age 19 days.
food sprinkled over, makes a de
licious, wholesome breakfast or
luncheon Try it!
"THERE'S A REASON."
FALLS AT RATE OF 10
DEGREES PER HOUR
Temperature Takes One of Most Sud
den Drops Ever Recorded Here
This morning's drop of the mercury
was probably the most precipitate that
has been recorded here this winter.
From 9 till 12 o'clock it fell at approx
imately the rate or 10 degrees per
hour, starting at 45 degrees and slow-
ing down only when a mark of 18 de
grees was reached. The cold wave is
expected to result in zero before morn
ing with a bad day or two to follow.
Wreathes and Flowers
Made of beads, imported from
Paris, makes the most exquisite
grave decoration at low prices.
Handsome pieces from $3 to $20;
lasts 25 years; cheaper than flow
ers, and never fade.
CALL. AND SEE THEM, AND
LEAVE ORDERS AT KNOX'S
WILL APPEAL FOR MEMORIAL
General Dodge of New York Asks Iowa
to Build Allison Monument.
Des Moines, Feb. 9. General Gran
ville M. Dodge or New York arrived in
the city today, for the purpose of ap
pearing before the senate committee
on appropriations of the Iowa legisla
ture to advocate the expenditure of
$100,000 for the construction of an
Allison memorial in the state of Iowa
The form of the memorial has not
been decided upon, but it is understood
a monument is the one most favored
Sale of Ingalls' Fixtures.
All the fixtures in Ingalls jewelry
store will be sold at auction Wednea
day afternoon. The lot includes sev
eral very handsome electric fixtures
suitable for a library or dining room.
Sacrifice for Cash
Eighty-acre Farm 20 miles from
here, near good railroad town.
, Owner will sacrifice for cash
within ten days.
. Can make you $20 per acre
within a year.
Harry H. Hubbard
Real Estate and Insurance
1805 2d Ave. Both Phones. Rock Island
line is having a hearing in the county
court this afternoon as to her sanity.
$1.00 worth of best stamps free all
this week with a 50 cent or over pur
chase of coffee or tea. The Mill Store.
Clean, sweet, rough dry washing in
cluding all flat nieces ' ironed at
301.0S gtader's Twin City Family laundry,
old phone East 854.
Court or Honor No. 13 will give a
dance Thursday evening, Feb. 11, ?t
K. C. hall. Admission 15 cents.
r;. I Bead work wreaths and grave dec-
Mrs. Huntoon . 100.00
Mrs. H. S. Velie 100.00
Mrs. E. W. Hurst 100.00
Mrs. J. D. Chapman 100 00
Mrs. F. G. Allen
Mrs. Julia Rosenfield
Mrs. C. R. Stephens
Mrs. S. S. Davis
Mrs. William Butterworth. . . .
Mrs. T. B. Davis
Mrs. T. M. Sechler
Mrs. H. B. Sudlow and Miss
Mrs. George McMaster
Mrs. Mary Wadsworth
H. A. Alnsworth
Mrs. Lucy Ainsworth
Rock Island Elks
Mrs. Mary E. Ainsworth
J. B. and J. L. Oakleaf
Eckhart & Buffum ..........
Mrs. Calvin Ainsworth
German Lutheran church ....
G. C. Wenger
Vestment guild, Trinity church
Mrs. E. F. Bartholomew i
Mrs. Mayer Rosenfield
L. E. West
Mrs. Perry Barber
Mrs. Anna McWhorter
A. friend, E. H. H
I : ..t..,..t T" i - . n to
100 00' rrecneu liuiu fans uy r. v.
Knox. First work or this kind evor
received in Rock Island.
Prosperity Camp R. N. of A., will
give a social at I. O. O. F. hall Tues
day evening, Feb. 10. Cards and danc
ing. Admission, 15 cents. All Royal
Neighbors and friends are invited.
CLAIMS HE STOLE
BANK PASS BOOK
Dave Aron Has Mike Lazzo Arrested
on Peculiar Charge Police Round
Up 10 Hoboes.
The following donations were re
ceived since the close of the year
and will be accounted in 1909 report:
Bethany Educational commit
tee .- 100.00
Bethany House committee... 150.00
King's Daughter's union, Mo
Royal Neighbors friends 2.0i'
Matron " $ 540.00
Groceries -. 731.73
Drugs ........ 32.30
Milk i 354.75
A very peculiar case of larceny U
to be heard before Magistrate Elliott
this evening, when Mike Lazzo will
be given a hearing .on a warrant
sworn out by Dave Anon, who charges
Lazzo with using the complainant's
credit to obtain various articles. It
seems that Lazzo obtained a bank
5.00 ! hook owned by Aron and that the
bank book proved an easy means of
securing . rood and other supplies. It
may be that other charges will re
The police last night, rounded up !
hobies in the east end of the city, and
three who gave their names as Frank
McVeigh, Henry Martin and Georg
Welion, were sent to the county jail
for 10 days in default of fines or $50
and costs. They were creating a dis
turbance. Tne otner seven were or
dered out of town.
Merchandise . . .-
Vegetables . . .'
Ice and coal
Electric C. M. Co
Illinois Blind asylum
Laundry . . . .. i' . .
Carpenter work ...........
Reception and orchestra...
Educational committee 14G.G0
MRS. EVERSZ GIVEN DIVORCE
Woman Who Inherited Millions Charg
es Husband with Desertion.
Chicago, Feb. 9. Mrs. Ruth May
Swift Eversz, who was left a fortune
of $5,000,000 by her father, the late
Gustavus Swift, was granted a divorce
from her husband, Ernest H. Eversz
by Judge Gibbons today. The charge
against Eversz was desertion.
WARM WELCOME IN BERLIN
King Edward and Queen Alexandra
Visiting with the Kaiser.
Berlin, Feb. 9. King Edward and
Queen Alexandra arrived In' Berlin
this morning from London and were
given a warm welcome by Empero
William and the German authorities.
The city is gaily decorated and large
crowds gathered in the streets to wit
ness the procession to the palace.
Chicago, Feb. 9. Following are the
market quotations today:
May, 110, 111. 110, 110.
July, 99, lOOVV, 99. 99.
September, 95, 9C, 95, 95. '
May. G3. C4, C3, G4.
July, 63, 64. G3, C4.
September, C3, G4, G3, G4.
May, 52!4, 53. 52, 53.
July, 4C?4, 47, 46, 47.
September, 39'4. 39, 39'.4. 29.
May, 1G.80, 17.00, 1G.80. 1G.95.
July. 1G.90, 17.07, 16.90, 17.05.
May. 9.G2. 967. 9.60, 9.65.
July, 9.75, 9.80. 9.75. 9.77.
May, 8.80, 8.87, 8.80, 8.87.
July, 9.02, 9.05, 9.02, 9.05.
Receipts today Wheat 3, corn 37C,
oats 223, hogs 1G.00O, cattle 3.O00.
Estimated receipts Wednesday .
Wheat 28, corn 1G4. oats 125. ndgs
Hog market opened strong. Hoss
left over 12,600. Light $5.85G-30.
good heavy $G.O05?G.47, mixed and
butchers $5.95G.45, rough heavy
Cattle market opened strong. .
Sheep market opened weak. x
Hogs at Omaha 9.0OO cattle 4.500.
Hogs at Kansas City 21,000 cattle
Hog market closed strong to 5 cents
higher than early. Light $5.25R'6..10,
rough heavy $6,000)6.20, mixed and
butchers $5.956.47, good heavy $6.00
Cattle market closed steady.
Sheep market closed weak.
Liverpool opening cables Wheat
lower, corn unchanged.
Liverpool closing Wheat lower,
Northwestern receipts M inneapol i s,
today 195, last week 1G0, last year 243
Duluth. today 34, last week 30, last
Export clearances Wheat and flour
271,000, corn 83,000, oats 4,000.
New York Stocks.
New York, Feb. 9. Following are
the quotations on the stock market
. Gas 111, U. P. VIVA, U. S. Steel
preferred 113, U. S." Steel common
52, Reading 131, Rock Island pre
ferred G4, Rock Island common 25,
Northwestern 177V4, Southern Pacific
118, N. Y. Central 127, Missouri Pa
cific 72, Great Northern 141. North
era Taciflc 138, Smelters 86, C. F. 1
39, Canadian Pacific 173, Illinois Cen
tral 141. Penna 121, Erie 30
Lead 79. C. & O. 66, B. R. T. 71,
B. & O. 108. Atchison 99, Locomo
tive 55, St. Paul 145, Copper 75
Southern Ry. 35.
PROMINENT MERCHANT HURT
Cash in treasury Jan. 1, 1908.$ 124.04
Cash in hands of committees
Jan. 1, 1908 .............. 795.86
Receipts during 1908 as above
listed ...... 5.C2G.12
Disbursements for 1908 . . . ...
Paid on building debt .......
Paid on dormer window, third
floor. . -. . . . i ;. , t ..........
Vouchers paid, Issued for 1907
. ' $G,S35;32
Following, the meeting of the asso
ciation, the directors held their
monthly session and heard reports
showing'that out of the"2G children at
F. Underwood, Westerner,
Down by Auto in New York.
New York, Feb. 9. Suffering from
concussion of the brain and a lacera
ted scalp wound as a res.ult of being
run down by an automobile on Broad
way early today, John F. Underwood
of Racine, Wis., who owns a string
of general stores in Wisconsin, Nebras
ka and Illinois, was taken unconscious
to a New York hospital today.
Licensed to Wed.
Harry J. Stilb Racine, Wis.
Geneva E. Chapman Moline
Perry E. Weber Moline
Alma M. Granthan Moline
Gunyard Okerson Moline
Ren a M: Adamson . Moline
Earl H. Boultinghouse. ..... .Reynolds
Anna C. Redecker ....... Rock Island
A Well Known Fact
That not skin disease, whether from
internal or external origin, can long
withstand the two -powerful germicides.
Zemo and Zemotone, they destroy the
germs that cause the disease, they al
ways cure. Write for sample. E. W.
-Rose Medical company, St. Louis. For
sale at Harper. House pharmacy.
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Todays' Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, Feb. 9. Following are
Closing Out Sale
Coats at Reduced Prices.
A very attractive lot of Ladies Coats in neat, attractive
effects to be sacrificed. They can be had in fine broad
cloths and kersey in different styles the loose-fitting espe
cially and a few in semi and tight fits.
$15 values $5
$35 yalues $10
Children's Coats in different styles and materials, (J" QO
neat and durable . . . . . $lyO
Wrappers and Kimonas,
all on one table,
- A department full of bargains. Nowhere else can goods of this
quality and wear be found at the prices asked. Visit the 5c and 10c
tables; they are overflowing withe the useful needs of modern homes.
Covered pails, in double-coated gray enamel, worth 20c and
Large size scrub brushes, made of palmetto fiber, 15c value,
Peerless garment hangers, hold the complete suit, and can be
adjusted to any width skirt, valued 35c, now . . . ;
Mop wringers, a device that saves time, labor and strain,
value $1.50, now
Retinned wire sponge baskets, 10c,
Wire door mats, 22x34, value $1.25,
Flexible galvanized mats, can be rolled up, are easily cleaned
i . , , a. -
wiu are perpeiuai wearers, vaiue l.us,
Odds and ends in shirts
One lot men's woolen underwear.
and drawers, value $1.25 to $2,
Men's shirts and drawers, strictly all wool, value $2.50,
Men's negligee shirts, $1, $1.25 and $1.50 values,
One lot men's $1 shirts, slightly soiled,
Men's 50c neckwear,
One-fourth oft on all men's kid gloves, can be had in tan, black,
grey and London smoke.
ONE-FOURTH OFF ON ALL SUIT CASES.
ONE-FOURTH OFF ON ALL SWEATERS.
Ribbons and Handkerchiefs
The prices have been reduced in this department, but for Wednes
day we have picked these specials: '
Ladies' all linen cross barred Initial handkerchief, valued
at 15c, now
Men's fancy colored handkerchiefs of mercerized texture,
15c value, two for
All silk Dresden ribbon.'G inches wide, in all colors, valued
at 75c, now, per yard '.
Plain and Dresden ribbons, 4 jnches wide, value 29c,
Young & McCombs
the wholesale prices on the local mar
Provisions and Produce.
Eggs Fresh. 32c; packed, 28.
'.. Live Poultry liens, per pound, 9c;
springs, 12c pound.
Butter Dairy, 26c.
Vegetables Potatoes. 65c.
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn, 65c; oats, 52c; wheat,
85c to 90c.
Forage Timothy hay, $10; prairie,
$8 to $9; clover. $8 to $10; straw, $6.50.
Coal Lump, per bushel, 14c; slack,
per busheL 7c to 8c.
A GOOD TAILOR IS KNOWN
BY HIS COME AGAIN TRADE
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Many of bur last season's customers are already ordering their spring suits
Call and see our new woolens. x
ILLINOIS THEATER BUlLDlilCL