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.TH E: ARGUS, S A T.fILD AY. , 3 1 ARCH; 13, 1909.
.Representative, of Cities Inter
, csted ifl Commission Form
- '. - to Meet. :,'."'-
ROCK ISLAND IS' INVITED
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C'ofemire 1m .to. Be Held- at Spring
. Held Tuesday, aiid IxhrI Men
May lie IVcscnt.
Charles doff, rating secretary ot
the Rock "'Island ''. Business Mcn
association, has received a coin
Nnilnieatioii .- from the Peoria
fterehants' association, , "in which
fionk. Island -, is'' invited and urged to
send representatives to a meeting to
he' held at ISprjugfield next Tuesday
mornlng. for the purpose-of furtherinf;
the movement for the commission plan
of municipal .government for Illinois
cities. The commission plan has been
generaUy agitated throughout the state
and several," of ihe larger tit ies are en
gaged in an active campaign for the
adupfJou. ,of an enabling law. ( The
meet ing Tuesday will bo. held, at the
office of the Springfield News, at 10
o'clock. Kock Island will in all prob
ability be represented at the meeting.
The hub ct is "one "cfvftal interest,
and jhose . of ihe ?hnitiiss'.;men who
contemplate a 'visit to Springfield next
week' should tlm; their trips" so thai
thy'nKty jitteiid tUu'cpJifTcrcnc. .
As1 is, Mated in tlie .'-'circular of the
Peoria association: 'U Is 'ot the high
est Importance that we bring pressure
uport theA-municipal ...corporations com
mittees of both the house and the sen
ajte, and impress them with the fact
at 1 the outset that not 'only Peoria,
Galesburg. Bloomfmrtpn. .Toilet, Spring
field, and some of the other .cities are
intensely interested on this "subject,
hut ,that practically every city, and
.section of the state is interested and
-wan(s it. To do this, we. should have
representatives : from your association
with us at the time and place bove
stated, and we sincerely hope that you
will arrange for at least the officers of
your association or- three of "your
prominent and influential members, to
oe preswit iwvd hfli us on that occa
sion. Ve are getting ready . tft 'dis
tribute In pamphlet form the proposed
enabiingj act, but the tremendous
anionnt of work necessary to set 'it in
snape has not yet been completed, Asj,
soon as we can do so, we. willforward
you as many copies as you wltlV-lsa
us y -carf-nVakb-ot: TtT-'
In Alninut a (TiimkIp,
At Peoria, the workxhs bm :.veryj
Tilt NEW PLAN
DRESS GOODS and SUITINGS
The Sideman Woolen Company4of Chicago will be in this
city with a full linjc of the . latest style of dress goods and
suitings; which they 'will 'offer at - - --'
50c on the Dollar: :
No store, expense Call at ourrExhibition-Room,
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625, Seventeenth Street,
. , i . And be convinced a "chance extraordinary.
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i thorough and successful. The variout
clubs, the? newspapers German am
American areall in accord, and the
ministers' and brewers both are upor.
-the committees. - It is so harmonious
find, enthusiastic that Representative
Itilcy of'Joliet, while not ready tq artopi
tfie rueasurejfor thiU city under, the
Cronin J ddmirifstratlou, at least ' wV
heartily iu favor of giving it to Peoria
'.It is' the. same at Springfield. At
the dailies heartily support the. meas
ure, republican and democratic.
At Itockford the Siar supports an
Ihe Register prints the; news fair!..
(Jalesburg is doing as well. " Th6 Des
Moines people- were at. Streator "thh
week, and tlve merchants', association's
over the state. are pushing along the
work.- Joliet was one of the first -ir-line
iu the movement. President Eliot
of Harvard, after' investigating at Pen
Moines "and Galveston, stands up stout.
ly for the measure, and two of , th
larger Massachusetts cities adopte?
the pla'n the.-pat week' V ;"". "
In truth, the movement seems Yo lr
iu the nature of a crusade. Every city
adopting i, Galveston Houston, Des
Moines, Cedar Rapids Jacksonville
Fla., report-' surprising results and har
mony, and the American cities seem
to be in a fair way.tb wipe but the
disgrace of the past. ,
NAME NEW HEAD OF
NURSES AT HOSPITAL
IntTie, Graduato of Mercy
Trj:iiTHg S4-I100I 111 t'lilcago, ue
.. coeds Miss KobertxMi. .
The position, of. superintendent of
nurses held for the last nine months
by Miss Mary S, Robertson, who re
signed , lately, hasi been filled by the
apiiolntment of Miss Lecrie, a gradu
ate -of Mercy hospital in Chicago. Miss
Lecrie' has had considerabk-training in
her chosen field and is well qualified
to take charge of the hospital and its
corps of nurses.
DEMONSTRATES NEW LAMP
J. (J. V. Ijng Explains Flaming; Arc
to lioeal Elect ricutus.
A demonstration of what is known
as the tlamiug are lamp was given
last evening before an audience of
local electricians. J. G. y." Lang,
whb represents .the Stave Flaming
Are Lamp companyvluch is located
In Germany,'' conducted the demon
stration. .The anips, three of which
have been ilispiayed in the, city, one
irr 'front "of the city, hall arid the.other
is credited with .-leing , the only pity
ln,,this"..county,Vwiliiv1 so,, far has
adopted the new. style .of .light, but
they are in general use . in Europe
in the . large cities. . .
(wo 1,11 front of. Turner, hallpseni,
4 a great tmpjavemetf bvpV the
lontniori arc lights: Newark,' N. J.,
The Soulhwest jjS; growing: "rppiiy.
Thousands have taken advantage -or
the low fares in effect' on "Homeseek-'
ers' Dates" and made a trip of invosti-
gation to the Great Southwest. " , . ' r
They were amazed at the. evidences
of prosperity which abound on every
hand. They saw - for themselves, t'ab
Kreat promise the future held iu storo'
and they decided fhen and there' to-.
.stay. Today many of them are tiiide-.'
pendent And inen.of influence In their
respective communities;" others are -ft4
the road to prosperity : and . indc .
Next Homeseekers' JEx
cursion March 16, v J J '
Take ndvantage of th. roW; faros ,)nf
effect on this date, make,;a'trip of in-'
rvestigation and be convinced. , - -r.
. -. Lite,ra,ture descriptive of the section
sl which, iiterests you .most, oh rtqueit. .-.
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oyd,; Diyisjon Passenger Agent;
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v .Plummer, Citjj'i passenger iAgent, V"
V;S2!ttSecond Aye. Rcxik Island;-Cr
r' :1. ':';:'. V..-- ';. , -:: r' rr V"v 4 fiiabioned frtrmeg -J- werg '-nTavd.'
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3oliciting Committee for. Funds
, for Park Meets With the v
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GOOD PROGRESS REPORTED
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State! Tiiat Sovvral Hundred Dollavs
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. Has Ileti ;iv'M Aliefldy ..Muelr
. ; V Jkit.hisinsni .Stjown.
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Ji lreetin has held In-the' Zion hall
h.:.Styo)Ua,v?ard.lUst. evening and
1 number of the men who are behind
he. east ;efid park project were pres.
..nt.-, Thu. uug ya , called, by .the
.arlv"cqtntniUVefo-r t"ho purpose of .ir-
anging for the soliciting of funds
City. Attorney. 'l.'. E. - Waiter .Fi am
.la:teker anil A. E. Nelson haye ba-n
velccted to. jakcha-rge of the canvass
"or funds' pn l tlu'-se genflenien w;ll
licgin work at o'JIr, laucker is
o connno nnnscir to tne hltl district
iul Mr. Vitter and Mr.vNelson will
work in the remainder of the east end
01 1110 eiiy.
.iur. eison nan already taKen up
the task' of soliciting money and l.e
retwrted at the meeting that he had
collected in the neighborhood of $250
and' that he had JIUO more promised
wiiicn gives tnej committee a very
eood start on their work.
In a ;ol Mart. -
It is the intent t)ii to raise ?5.0ti() in
the city ami especially in the Seventh
ward where the (residents are parti
eularly interested in the project of
securing a park. From tile enthus
iaTic support which Mr. Nelson has
met in his early canvavsing, -there is
no doubt but that the full amount of
$r,fOf will be realized within the limit
of the option. "
HEAR PAPERS 0-
i:. Ooi nl find I. L. Si-uibliiig Di.s
cuss -Two Instruiiients at Ein
;. fdnyes Association Meeting'.
Two interesting papers, one deal
ing witli Ihe-inanufacture and opera
Hon of the gas 'meter, and the other
with the progression in Hie iuanufac
ture of the' electric meter, were read
lust eveniuK at the regular ..meeting
of the ltailway-and Light Employes
association," held in Moline at the. of
ficG. cf tho. Peoples I'OA'ercompany
C. E. Cornell disc ussed the gas me
ter, and ,.T. I Scadding ppoke on thr
electric meter., ,' During the busines:
meeting itw'as decided to hold tli
regular 'inwting hereafter1 on - the
first Friday after the fifth day o
each . month. . A committee Xvas ap
pointed to v'Tii'go tor t."i; pkue
holding the ' whiX noet'ii
Cleverly Planned Surprise. Otto
Fiebig, cashier of tli Illinois theater
was last evening commissioned b
Manager Taylor to do au errand whicV
took him, about S ::!(, 10 his home, .S3
fceventeentn street, lo ins tutrpri.u
he found assembled there about ...
couples of his friends who had been
in the plot, and who showed their es
teem by presenting him with a hand
some, solid gold ring, Charles IWeuer
presented the ring and Mr. Fiebig wa
able to find, words to convey hi
thanks. The presentation was only a
ou-ident in a most pleasant, evening,
auother incident being the. serving of
bountiful supper by Mis. Charle
Fiebig,. mother of the host.
The- St. Patrick's Tea. The St
PaticJi'ti, to to .be. given at the Jiome
ot Miss Eilua Carl, 'J2- Twenty-third
street between the hours of 3 aud
next Tuesday afternoon for the benefit
of the In His Name -eirckv of the
King's Daughters, pTtnnises ; to be "a
dcHlshtfulr: ovint. ". A -musical and elo
ciiponfy pi-6gram has .been' arranged
Infwhieli the following1 will take part:
MisaVMibel fllruner whistling solo.
Miss?s "iCoralCiaetjer and Ruth West,
vocal selpct'ions, Misses Nina Van
Tiurei and Dorothy Pleasants instru
mental and Miss Mary E. Simpson,
reading.. ' ' '
Entertains . Young People. M i s s
Cora McKowu at her home, 113( 'Si.t
teiith. street, last venin was hostess
to the Young People's association
the Pnited Presbyterian church. The
b.urincss session was followed by
games and refreshments were served.
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Ladies Elect Officers. The Ladies
Aid Bortety of 'th,e Second Christian
bible school held: a meeting Wednest
day. afternoon and elected officers for
the year, as follows: v " '
PresidentMrs. William Doose.
Vice President Miss Liflie Etzcl.; ";
i .Treasurei' Irs.. A; W: Tanner: ,;
''WcrctafyMrs. Herbert Cook. '
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St.-', Patrick's" Day ;- Program. The
iadie3.jp'f . the rfG. A- 4- will give .a St
P'a.tri'ck'8" .'sbejaWeitf and , program at
Al-nTorfel"nfi:iiesday evening, March
lG: lThe mibHc -invited' to attend.
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" Ph I lat ha Class4 M eets.- The, ' Ph 1
bible school "' jj'wal' u.enteTtained at ' a
colonial v.party last evening at' , 'the
Lhomg ot "Miss -Mabel McDonald in. the
Sala flats; . The .ypnng ladies all came
dressed In colonial costumes and' old
! SOCIAL AFFAIRS
smith is strong .
. for police Judge-
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Alderman Charles J. ainith, who is
candidate on the democratic ticket
for police magistrate, has. served the
people of the Third ward hi the coun-j
oil for throe years, bein -naw on his I
second term. He has proved himself!
an efficient and faithfut, publicser-
vant. and he will undoubtedly 'Iffldl
the same favor for his cajBlii.fey for
police magistrate mat nr-neretorore
has when he inadilie fight for al
derman. Mr. mJh is an-onergctic
campaigneru'iind be is making one of
his tdiwaeteristic iunpaigns this
spring for" the office of police magis
Alderman Smith is a native pro
duct, bavins been born in liock Isl
and Dec. 2 1. 1ST. A printer by
trade, he was for many years em
ployed in the newspaper offices and
printing, shops of tin; three-, cities.
and several years ago he established
a print shop of his own. now located.
on Third avenue between Sixteenth
and -Seventeenth streets: Jle has
been a member of the Typographical
union since 18 years ago. .lie is a I
member of the locii I podges f Klks,'
and of the local fieri e of thCKagles
Mr. .Mima was uiari'icu (ju ijiju,
aud resides at riOSixteehth street,
Tri-City Social ' Glub--The March
meeting-of the TrM;y- Social Servi;
club wtl be held af jt V. i cstrooms n
Sloline Tuesday . eveniig. The general
theme for discussio:i will be Hie chit-t
labor law. Iteroiis wiH"he"5tub1nit.tl
also relative to the osmbiish'tneut of
rest rooms in this city.
Arrange uara rany.-ine
ladies of the Kock Inland Turner, so-
ciety will give a card .party Thursday
evening, March IS, at Turner hall.
WITH A REVOLVER
Moline Hoy Is liijured Wbile Playing
With Weapon Hiillot Pene
trates Ilight a.
tlesko, son of Edward M.
1715 Sixteenth street,' Ioline A
SUOl llllllH-ll 1.. ...c - J"U,.u
yesterday afternoon while playing with
the weapon near the home of Mrs;
Cha ih's Youngberg.. near the Gesko
home. The lad. who is 14 years old,
had played truant, it seems, and Was
playing with Mrs. Youngberg's son.
The bullet pierced the rtsht leg just
alove tho ankle, and lodged in the
marrow groove of the, bone. It was
removed at the city hospital, and the
lad will recover.
IS GIVEN AN EARLY
' BIRTHDAY SERENADE
Wenucrbci'g; Chorus Arouses Dr.
Andicen and IJeininds Him of
Between 5 and G o'clock this morn
ing the Wennerberg chorus, of Augus
tana college gathered at the' home of
Dr. G. A. "Andreen, president , of the
college, and . serenaded t,he .'president
the occasion being Dr. Andreens 54th
birthday ' anniversary. After: a time
Dr.; Andreen appeared . wrapped in an
overcoat, and rcsionded to. the sere
nade, and expressed his ; thanks and
inylted the members of, the "chorus to.
return at 3 o'clock this ifternoou . and
enjoy a birthday party. The serenade
was in the .nature- of an -appreciation
of Dr. Andreen 'a untiring work for the
jubilee fund of tho college". , : '
A SIGHT TO BEHOLD.
v '' leister- Appi-oai bin;.'- '""''
'' .fit. jfwlll .pay any-triah-to call. 'and
seo ihe 'inany heautlfurteaster silits
we are, niaking this season:
yrF3ome flfty'or mote new-nuits either
Ihovli or- flnishedfcan now be neen
iii 'oiir workshop. Call U'day. '
HEAL TA1LORIXO CO.
t ,i' V i-, Illinois Ttea
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ONE OF THE BEST
Will Be Cafe and Grill Room of
of Young & McCombs in
SEATS FOR FOUR HUNDRED
Paul Poi;K,is Well KnovXew A'ork
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' tnnes to Take Cliarsc,
When Young. &. McCombs occupy
the new Best building they. .will open
3- jcafeJMid.-grill..i;oomp hQth-niojJiirn io
t he last, ilefiree .and .jouUlyvaiwlVof
seating 400 people at one .time. r...lt
wJH occuj)" the fourth floor; and will
De ujien io. ine puonc nauy. jrom. i
a. m. to S p. m. or later. The ai-ir
will be to set before the public ih-.
best" that the market . afford and' at.
i,0uiar rrcos. It Is the intention" .o
SPI Ve a table bote' lunch with spV-
cial a la carte bill of . fare daily from
12 to 2. and to serve a dairy lunch at
any time while the department, is
Entrance to the cafe and grill room
may be had either through the store
or by means of the olnce entrance,
the latter serving when the store, is
closed. Special .inducements will be
offered for privkte' dinner' parlies and
banquets. . "
inul I'ogrnl In Chnrnc
One: of the, best assurances "of the
bigness of the undertaking is .tho en -
R"Si'R of Paul roggis f .New York
ment Wf p0Rfts wno ig now jh
city preparing for the 'opening, has had
charge of the culinary departments of
some of the largest, New. York hotel
and cafes, including the Marlborough,
which he was inehargeof for.C years,
the Cafe Martin, Hotel Belmont,, and
others. He has . brought with4 him
as his , chiet . ue t cutsine . to
ward Itampori, late .-i", of T Sev
ille, Paris and,.lndon,?,Mfhctvii tho
hort time he', has been . in . Anierica.
has established a reputation iri his
work, x The cafe, will open simultan
eously with the store. , ''r .:l'x-
J. J. Hill Gets .Another LlneV-,
Toronto. Ont.. March 13.' the-iili-
nual meeting of thq'Crdw'B ,Nest Piss
TheM!Nb! Getting Away from the Fact
Oiirvclbtlics; must be
ILLINOIS'. THEATER CUILOIUS.
: Miss Charlotte Rosen fie td .cor
dially in vites you to her First Formal
Millinery Opening, Wednesday and
Thursday, March Seventeenth and
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You will find on display some of
' the most exclusive and up-to-date
sty les ever shown in theTri-Cities, in- ;
cluditig imported Parisian models.
Street Hats a
Coal & Railway company today it was
announced that James J. Hill had .se
cured control of the road . Details of
the transaction, are withheld.
Raises Cattle Quarantine.
Washington, March 13. The federal
quarantine for foot and mouth disease
in cattle against Maryland and Michi
Hand Made by
Ask Your y Dealer for 1 hem.
HARTZ & BAIINSEN CO.,-
cSpnng Wall Papers
j.jt.'beg to announce to my-patrons and prospective ones that with
i my.xlEW WALL. PAPbHS i am prepared to lane care 01 any 01 ineir
wants; In-' the wall paper line. Full ite of Paints, Oilsv-Glass. Brush-
afev Wall Paper Store. P. J. Lee
r . 1314 Third Avenue.
.(SEE OUR BI'SY WORKSHOP)
giving satisfaction, for we're doing THE tailoring
(CALL, AND SEE FOR YOURSELF.) .
gan will be raised Monday as a tesult
of an order issued by Secretary Wil
There is Only One "Bromo Quinine."
That is Laxative Bromo Quinine.
Look for the signature of E. W. Grove.
Used the world over to cure a cold in
one day. 25c. -
Famous - ."-i:'' i
' Rock Island.
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