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711? ATIGUS. FRIDAY. JULY 23, 190k.
BE BIG EVENT
Prospects Are That Attendance
at $unday School Gathering
' Win Double 1908; -
REPORTS COME IN FAST
Siiecml Trnnsportatiou Facilities Arc
Seemed . for Hay- Governor
l"i;cd to be IMesent.
Hoik Iilaud county Sunday school
(lay Jias assumed tremendous propor
tions and promises to bring more people
from over the county to Moline Aug. 12
than that city has ever entertained be
fore,. The reports from the Sunday
schools of the county, which are fast
coming, in, indicate they will bring
twice the number of people that they
brought last year. Andalusia assures
the committee that it alone will have
100 in attendance. There is a grow
ing enthusiasm all "over the county.
H. E: Van ljuzer, county president, re
ceived the assuvance from the trl-city
passenger agent of the Milwaukee that
they would put on a special train to
bring thepeople from Cordova, Port
Byron and the upper cud of the county
on Aug. 12. ,witliout requiring " any
money, guarantee as was done last
year. ' '"' '
Their special train at that time was
4H) crowded, thr.i they did not even
stop at Rapids City or Hampton. The
steamer Columbia will bring the people
from theower end of the county.
. . tiovcraor lnvltnl. :
The executive committee is making
a strong, effort to get Governor De
noen on that day, and many of the lead
ing politicians and representative cit
izens ; have been induced to write to
the governor personally, urging him to
come, and today the president of the
County Sunday School association re
ceived the following letter:
'H. E.-.Van Duzer, Rock Island, 111.
Dear Sir: Dr; V. E. Taylor has for
warded to me your letter addressed to
him, extending to me an invitation on
behalf of the Rock Island County
Sunday School association, to attend
your county Sunday school day on
the 12th proximo. It would please me
very much to accept your invitation,
were I in a position so to do: b"ut I
shall not be able to. make any definite
dates regarding August, until after the
1st proximo. I shall then communicate
with you, Yours truly:' C. SVDeneen."
The .governor will be called upon
personally today by Dr. Taylor of the
Watertowu hospital. W. A. Meese of
Moline' General Edward Kittilsen and
Attorney J. H. HaubeTg of Moliue,
whd will bring every possible pressure.'
to bear to get him here. The following
croons have also written him: Dr.
Joseph DeSilva. chairman republican
ounty coiiur.ittee. Captain Hugh A. J.
McDonald, Representative Thomas'
Campbell and Senator F. A. Landce.1
l ruerf to UeitorJ.
The executive committee will urge the
schools of the county which have not
cported as taking part in this day, to
do so at ouce, in order that, the com
plete list may be published next week.
Some of the schools contemplate hold
ing" entertainments and lawn sociable
to make money to meet the expenses
of their respective schools on this day,
and also to swell the numbers. This,
is a good idea. The school that won
he prize banner for the best attend-
nce In the parade, did that last year.
All committees have been appointed
and arc working hard to make this the
reat dav of the year.
Buying diamonds, watches and
jewelry of Ingalls means more
than buying so many things for
so much money. "
It means things and mony
plus some confidence, some en
joyment and some economic
.In every comparison of quality
and price we arc the victors. '
V SAFETY BUTO
Free Offer Free
We will give FREE glass
Butter Dish to every cus
tomer purchasng 25 cents
worth of goods at our
Take your choice of three
different styles. ,
Modern Tea Co
, il625 Third Avenue.
The steamer Quincy was in this
morning from St." Louis. It was :lo-
ayed here an hour and a half because
of an accident to the stage plank. The
mast from which the plank is swung
was broiieii and it dropped the stage
nto the river. Repairs were made on
the plank after the boat left Rock Is-
Tomorrow morning the 6teamer J.
S. will bring an excursion up from
Muscatine, and the V. W. will brin:;
an excursion down from Clinton. Both
boats will stay here long enough for
the excursionists to attend the Bar
naul & Bailey circus in Davenport :f
they care to do so.
About 200 people attended the mooa
ight excursion given last evening by
he Island City Boating association on
the W. W. A good time was enjoyed
QUINCY IS HELD
BACK BY ACCIDENT
Impairs to Stage Plunk and Must
Cause Delay I ten- Two Excur
mous Come in Tomorrow.
Mrs. C. J. Morton.
Mrs. C. J. Morton, whose child was
buried yesterday, expired at 2 o'clock
this morning at the home of her par
ents. 2702 Eighth avenue. Her baby
was born Tuesday of this week. Mrs.
Morton, whose home was in Omaha,
bad come to spend the summer with
ier parents. Mr. Morton was notified
of the arrival of their first-born, and
he hastened from Omaha to be at the
side of his wife and to see his child.
A few hours before he reached the
city the little one had breathed its last.
After the passing of her baby, Mrs.
Morton took a turn for the worse, and
the second and severest loss to' the
young husband 'occurred at the early
hour this morning stated. Mrs. Mor
ton was born in Rock Island April 8,
1S79. Her marriage took place Sept.
21. 1!0S. She attended St. Joseph's
parochial school, and was a graduate
of the commercial department of Au-
gustaiia college. Besides her husband
and parents she is survived by three
brothers. P. F.. C. J. and J. E. Meenan
of Rock Island, and four sisters. Mrs.
II. E. Kent. Miss May Meenan, and
Mrs. Rose Mooney of Chicago, and
Miss Elizabeth Meenan, Rock Island.
SECURE HENNING AGENCY
Taxman llros. Itecome Local Distrib
utors for Company.
A deal was closed yesterday by the
Henning Brewing company whereby
the fnm Of Taxman Brosbecome tbi
distributors for the compi ny in Rock
liilaiul, l);ienport Moline and neigh
boring towns.. Frank Henning. is
in l ho city acting- In the interest of
the company in the matter. Taxinau
Bros, have been established in the
wholesale liquor business here for
25 years. For the present the office
of tae . new agency, will be located
at Sixteenth street and First avenue.
Carl Mueller, who has been manager
of the company' for several years, re
signed when he secured the lease for
tue new Harper house. Mr. Henning
will be here until the first of next
month completing the arrangements
with the new firm.
GAS MEN TO . PLAY BALL
Moliue aiul Knk Island Offices Or
ganize for a (Jaine.
The cm doves of the Rock Island and
'he Moliue offices of the -People's
Power company are to clash in a game
of bus;, jail Sunday morning at 10
o'clock iit the Watch Tower diamond.
The winners of the contest are plai
uing on issuing a challenge to the Dav
enport oifice which boasts of a strong
aggregation, i Both the Rock Island
and tlu Moline gas office men arj
reatly interested in the coming game
and excitement is running high. The
local office- men will present the fol
lowing lineup: Kinner, If; Berry, cf;
rurbur. rf;' Anderson, 3b Kulm, es;
Kohcn. 2b; Jensen, lb; Gcogle. c, and
Kennedy, p. The Moliue men have
not announced their lineup as yet.
CITY TO BE GAY
Illumination and Decoration
Scheme of Last Year is to
MERCHANTS TO COOPERATE
Committee in Chicago Arrnnging lor
Entries for the llor.se llx
.' Itibit. .
Notice to Twentieth Street Boosters
There will be a meeting of the
lwentuth street Booster club tonight
it 8: sharp, at the usual meeting
ilacei All members are urged to be
resent. as there are several important
matter? to discuss.
; C. H. HILL, president.
I -oroiary Treasurer.
Rock Islaud merchants ' are al
ready making arrangements to put
on their gay duds for exposition
The scheme of decoration and il
luminatiou adopted last season is to
be repeated. The plans for the com
ing show, if anything, are on more
elaborate scale tUai before.
The merchants of the city are co
operating enthusiastically with the
directors of the Rock Islaud Expo
sition company, and the indications
are that the busiuess section of the
city will present a' picture of gayety
during the week of the big show un
surpassed by any former public oc
casion. The exposition colors are red,
green and yellow. A number of the
business houses have contracted for
the decoration of their, establish
ments, and it would seem that each
was endeavoring to outshine his
neighbor. This is the proper spirit,
and it will result in a display that
will present the city in a holiday
attire that will be inviting to the
thousands of visitors who will be at
tracted here from the surrounding
l lur llr- Kthiliit.
You are going to see an exhibit
of fine horseflesh at the exposition
this year that will open your eyes.
U-. C. L. Silvis and C. S. McDaniel.
members "of the board of directors,
and Major J. YV. Hobson of Daven
port, comprise a committee that is
in Chicago today in meeting at the
Palmer house with the representa
tives of the recent horse show at
Lake Forest. It is expected that
the choicest of the fancy ribbouers
that appeared in Lake Forest will be
entered for the local exhibit.
Abe Hoseuiield of Chicago is in the
Captain 1). W. Wishcrd is in Bur
Mrs. .1 allies Connor has gone east
"or the summer:' ''
Ell Moseniclder has returned from
an eastern trip.
Paul Harold has returned from a
week's visit in Peoria.
Paul Kingman left this morning
an the Quincy for La Crosse.
Mr. and Mrs. K. C. Hunt went to
St. Paul on the Quincy today.
Miss Laurastine Marquis is visit
ing at the home of Dr. and Mrs. V.
Mrs. i. M. Kartis of ' Parker City.
Ind., is visiting at the home of her son,
L. L. Karns.
Otto Hubcr wiil leave toniorrcw eve
ning for a moiith'a visit . at the expo
sition, at Seattle.
M. C. McLain left this afternoon
on the Helen Blair for an exteuded
visit in Burlington.
William B. Marquis has returned
from Lake Winona. Iud.. after au
extended visit there.
Frank Kiiglemauu and son, Charles,
lert last evening for a visit with rela
tives and friends at Josiin.
Mrs. Marie Etzel left yesterday for
Chicago, where she will spend one or
two months visiting friends.
Miss Mabel Crawford of Ottawa
boarded the steamer Quincy here
this morning for St. Paul.
Mrs. M. Green aud son, Robert, of
Omaha, N'eb., are visiting at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Karus.
P. W. Leonard left yesterday on
the steamer Columbia for a brief
visit with friends in Muscatine.
Miss Grace Wood has returned home
after a week's visit with her frienj,
Miss Clara Beckwith, at Sterling.
Phil Huthiuaker and Joe Kennedy
left today on the Quincy for St.
Paul for a visit of several days.
Mrs. F. F. Hobbs, who was operated
on at St. Anthouy's hospital Wednes
day, is resting easily aud is doing
L. L. Karng, instructor of manual
training at the high school, has gone
to Mansfield, Ohio, for a visit of a
Mrs. William F. Williams and child
ren of Kokomo, Ind., are visiting at
the home of Mrs. Williams uncle, ,1.
. Mr. and Mrs. E. AV, Hurst left this
noou for Chicago, from which city Mrs.
Hurst will go to the northern Michigan
?ummer resorts. , '."'
Miss Georginia Briukerhoff left this
morning for a visit in Monmouth. She
Will later visit her graudparents .U
Miss Olga Brandenburg arrived 'in
the city lasi evening for a' short visit
with relativesf en route from Seattle to
the eastern cities. ' " '
Mesdames J." F. DeL'aYieev" -Peter
Kneberg, John Cornwall, J. b. ileck.j
More Cornwall anrl ... Charts Vflorri-I
wair aud the 'Mioses' ..Sylvia Corn -J
wall and E. Heck of Moline made up
a party this afternoon on the Helen
Blair for Burlington.
Miss Leaii Goldburg has gone to
Cincinnati. Ohio, for a visit. .She was
accompanied as far as Chicago by her
father, Simon Goldburg.
H." G. Martin. J. N. Cline, Mr. and
Mrs. W. J. Peters and Mr. and Mrs,.
R. A. Long were Rock Island passen
gers on the steamer Quincy this morn
ing for St. Paul.
. Mr. and Mrs. Fiauk Dunsmore and
their daughter. Margaret, left last ev.v
ning for a two month's visit wit!i rela
tives in Seattle, Wash., .aud other
wertern points, including Spokane!
Tacoma aud Vancouver, B. C.
Public Notice of Sale.
Mrs. Charles Mcllugh will leave
the city August 1 and will dispose of
the following at private sale at her
home on Aiken street; two horses,
two cows, brougham, sattion wagon,
victoria, jaunting car, top buggy
runabout, farm wagon, harness, two
liveries, household furniture, cathe
dral oak dining room set. kitchen
and laundry, two gasoline stoves,
mattresses,' sewing machine, porch
furniture, rugs, etc.
Steamer Columbia to Muscatine ev
ery Saturday at 4 p. m.
GAIN IS GREATER
Royal Neighbors Growing Even
Faster This Year Than It
Did Daring 1908.
A STATEMENT; IS ISSUED
Supreme Kccorder Shows Total Mem
bership ami Other Facts Indi
cating Society's Prosperity.
A statement issued by Miss Myrtle
Dade, supreme recorder of the Royal
Neighbors, this afternoon, shows a to
tal membership of 2:59.594. a net gain
of 14,J.27 in six moulds. The net gain
for the whole year in 190S was but 18,
343, and a comparison shows that this
year is due to see a much larger in
crease than in 190S. The total receipts
In July have been $200,000. .
The figures' for the increased mem
bership tills year do not include the
social members, the grand total being
27,351, Illinois, Iowa and Kansas show
ing the largest gains. Illinois has 4,-
C3 I new members as the result of the
six months' york.
- The officers of the society claim now
that the Royal -Neighbors is the larg
est fraternal insurance society man
aged by women. v It is claimed tnat the
statistics show the R. NVA. to have a
low average age, a low death rate, the
insurance cost at 35 being but $0.C5 in
addition to dues, a net gain in lodges
of 5C8 making a total of 5.G00, aud a
total membership of 238,594.
HundleM Much Monry. -
What the head office of-4he society
means in the financial Etrcngfh of the
city is shown by the fact that the as
sessments now realize about $103,000
a mouth, and the per capita tax about
$95,000. At the close of business Tues
day $164,000 of the $200,000 to be re
ceived this month had been received.
All funds are deposited daily, the de
posit for one day having been nearly
,. Teething children have more or
less diarrhoea, which can be control
led by giving Chaiubcriain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. All
tlat is necessary is to give the 'pre
scribed dose after each operation of
the bowels more than natural and
then castor oil to cleanse the system.
It is safe and sure. Sold by ali
DOPED AND ROBBED;
THEN TRIES TO DIE
Charles Mahoney, Chicagojuu, Sajs
He Was Waylaid iu Jlotk s:..
:: "- Island.: v . ' . i'K
from the railroad bridge iuto the Des'
Plaines river at Joliet yesterday in an
effort to take his life, tells the polio
authorities of that, city that he was
robbed and doped In a Rock Island.
cnlnnn Ho cniri ho wat nnrlpr thf ill--
fluence of the drug when he threw -himself
from the bridge. . He was res
cued. , :
Mahoney. says he, visitea menus ; ia
Rock Island and that the night before
his departure for his home in Chicago
he fell in with bad company. Whou
he partially came to he was penniless,
and was oh'iged to start the return
trip via me box car route, ine aopo
began working on him again as he
journeyed towards Chicago, aud. some
th fug possessed him to leave the train
when he reached Joliet. "
Steamer. Columbia to Muscatiue ev
ery Saturday at 4 p. m. . ;
HARVEST FOR LATE BUYERS
for One Day Only
SATURDAY, JULY 224, 1909.
Your unrestricted choice of any suit in the entire
store (Blacks and Blues excepted) that have sold all season
up to $27.50, They Ve yours for k -n v
Made by the best makers, P JL oOO
L. Adler Bros. & Go., "L" System, , .
W. G. & B(. None better made. None held out.
Men's and Young Men's Suits worth
$20, $22.50, $25 and $27.50,
TAKE THEM AWAY FOR . . . .
No tampering with figures. No juggling with prices.
Get in. Avoid the rush.
Manhattan and Emery
Shirts. Attached and detached,
cuffs, with and without collars' ;V
$1.50 and $1.75 Shirts now 1. 15
$2.00 Manhattan Shirts now 1.37
2.50 and $3 " " " 1.85
None Held Out. None Reserved,
One Day Only
Your unrestricted choice of any
Child's Suit in the entire store
Best Assortment in Town.
None Held Out. None Reserved.
20 Off of Black and Blue Suits;
Children's Waists, Trunks, Valises, Suit Cases, Cravenettes, Spring Overcoats,
Pajamas, Night Shirts, Underwear, Men's anil Boys Pants, Etc.
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