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THE AHaUS. WEDNESDAY.
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GOOD MEN TO
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Exposition Company Is Fortun
ate in Selection of Heads
,t, of Departments.
survived by its parents, two brothers.
Harold and James, and .two sisters,
Myrtle and Margaret. The funeral will
be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock
from the home, the services being con
ducted by Rev. J. F. Lockney. Burial
will take place, at St. Mary's cemetery.
TWO NEW DIRECTORS OF THE
r ROCK ISLAND EXPOSITION
GAINS N VOTE
TREVELICK TO BE HERE
Will , Again 'Direct the Stage Where
Free Attractions Are Exhibited
" ' ' Dobson Horse' Judge. '
The Rock Island Exposition company
today" gave out the names of the men
who will have charge of the different
departments of the big event to open
next Monday, and the fact is evident
that the company has secured the very
best men available to handle the dif
ferent features of the week's enter
tainment." The men secured are among
the best known in the whole country.
Secure llnrry Trevellt-k.
The company has been 'fortunate in
securing again the services of Harry
Trevelick of New York, to act as stage
director, and take entire charge of the
vaudeville acts and free attractions of
the week. He gave entire satisfaction
last year, not only to the company, but
io the people who patronized the ex
position, and the committee feels it
could not have selected a' better mau.
UobHoa act Judge.' -,
Judge W. A. Dobson of Des Moines
will serve again this year as judge 'or
the horse show events. He is regarded
as an expert judge of horsesand his
work here during the last exposition
won him much praise.
L. M. Barton of Davenport has been
selected as the man to aet as -"judge
and director of the automobile races.
He Is considered au euiuiinently. com
petent man for the work.
In the other "depart men's,- too, tlie
company has been just as. fort unaU.
and assurance is given that every de
tail will be looked after y eapabl
men. . - .-. .
Word from A tlrnvtionn.
The company is receiving many
congratulations on its selection or at
tractions. fThe Navassar band, which
is at Kansas City this week, is the
foremost ladies musical organization
in the country, and is composed of
a large number of artists. The warm
est words of praise for the band are
received from places where tile band I
has appeared. The Navassars will:
be the chief free attraction of the
week at the exposition. -
. The band this season has been all
through the northwest, its tour ex-,
tendinginto Canada, and inclndingap-
pearances along the Pacific coast and
at the Seattle exposition. 1
. The Kline railway shows, to be
here' for the week are appearing this
. -.w ;
lMISS SMITH HEADS LIST
Is Closely Followed by Miss Schneid
er, Miss llatliaway and Miss
Gilmore, in Order.
I It. I A. SMITH.
C. J. LARKIN.
week at Ciand Forks. N. D. The
shows appear only at the more im
portant (iiies, ami have been mov
ing about t be country in big jumps.
They arc receiving very favorable
mention from the press in all the
cities win; e they appear.
NHiiir ItMNpHnl Hoard.
Prositl' lit T. .1. Meriill today ap
pointed board of physicians who
will aci as t'ae Kxpo.iti tn hospital
board ili.iin the week. The members
are ' thu.M' who served last year, Drs.
(J. L. !:.-ter. J. R. Ikdlowbush and J.
P. Coiiu'uys. These physicians . will
again :u;iutain a Red Cross tent at
the expfi-ition parkins was done last
year, 'litis feature is intended as
means !' giving immediate relief :n
case of licat pros' rat ions, ir of acci
dent, ;ui(( during the first exposition
proved a very' valuable department.
Ilrnr from Norrinn.
The K.ositi,oti company beard !'
day from the Nonius, one of the froe
vaiidcvill,' attractions, and assurance
was given that the act would report
here Sunday. The Xorrins are showing
this week at. a park near Boston.
Mass., and will leave there Friday, re
potting here some time Sunday, ready
to often Monday afternoon. The act
will he a strong feature of I he bill )f
free attractions. The. Nurrinsi arc
Sviwli.-lt. (ti-;!i xlivci, bu sive a, thrill
ing act of fire and water high diving.
i.-ratr llrrr. .
The Queen City r'Corating company
of Cincinnati, sent its representatives
here, and they arrived this morning
and established themselves in tlr?
People's National bank building. The
company is "putting up decorations ..tt
the Exposition headquarters; and is
working out a scheme of general dec
oration for the entire business distri-t
of the city. The plan is to give thj
city a gala day appearance for the en-
lire week, in honor of tlie tuousan-ls
of visitors who will be here for the
CAPTURE A FORGER
Local Police Pick Up Homer
Pritldy, Wanted for Opcr-
ation at LaSalle.
ADMITS HE IS .GUILTY
Will be Turned Over to Authorities
from Ntttte firocer Takes
Goods to Pay Hill.
Some of the Crowd Getters
Crowds don't flock to a store d ay after day unless there is a
reason the one best reason here is the one-fourth to
Interest in Expo Fire Queen
Contest Increases and Bal
loting Is Lively. ,
The interest in the contest for the
election of the exposition fire queen Is
Increasing, and when the votes were
counted today the results showed that
three of the leading candidates. Miss
Charlotte Smith. Miss Gertrude Schnei
der and Miss Bessie Hathaway, had
made big gains during yesterday.
They arc followed closely in the list
ij Miss Agnes (Jilmore. The couieat-
!nt who wins in the election is to be
declared fire queen of the exposition,
and will be presented with a beautiful
diamond ring by the company.
StanrtlMK ' Noon.
The standing of the contestants was
as follows at noon:
Miss Charlotte Smith
Miss Gertrude Schneider....
Miss Bessie Hathaway
Miss 'Agnes Gilmore
Mrs. Phit Mitchell
Mrs. Robert Wagner
Mrs. F. W. Bahnsen
Miss Julia Laughry
Miss Mary Piatt'
Annie Marie VanDuzer:
Miss Bertha Sheehey
Miss Agnes Leahy
Mrs. S. Pearson
Mrs. C. A. Curry
Miss Marovena Pearson
Mrs. W. W. Scott
Mrs. F. K. Rhoades
Miss Anna Johnson
Miss Gertrude Bennet
Mrs. H. A. Weld
Miss Mary Murrin 1
Mrs. Emily F. McCurdy 1
Mrs. J. K. Scott
Mrs. A. E. Williams
Miss Dorothy Rhoads
Miss Florence McCandless. . .
Mrs Louis Osborn
BAND CONCERT TO
OPEN HEW PARK
Seventh Ward Citizens Plan to En
tertain Public at Newly Acquir
ed Track About Augi 17.
, ... s
A number of the citizens of the Sev
enth ward held a meeting last evening
and plans were .made for an introduc
tiou of the new park in the Seventh
ward to the public. The plan is
hold a band concert at the park some
time about Aug. 17, and in addition ?o
the band music there is'to be a quartet
which will render a number of selec
tions. The People's Power company
has promised to have electric lights in
the new park in time for the affair.
The people of the city will be invited
to visit the park and not only enjoy
the music, but look over the site also.
Entire Week of Aug, 9-14
GREATER THIS YEAR THAN LAST WHICH IS SAY
ING A GOOD DEAL. '
Miss Elizabeth Spen-y 2
Mrs. J. G .Milier 2
Miss ,Jessie Frick 1
Miss Dorothy Tremann 1
Women's ready to wear garments, tailored suits, lingerie and
wash dresses, linen suits,, one-half off.
. ; Children's' White dresses, one-half off.
' Hair goods, one-third off.
Laceurtains, one-third off.
jtiammocks, one-third off.
Umbrellas and parasols, one-third off.
Carpets and rugs, 25 per cent ofT.
Notions, 25 per cent off.
Gloves) 25 per cent off.
Stationery, 25 per cent off.
Sewing machines, 25 per cent off.
. ; All infant's wear, 25 per cent off.
WE NEED MONEY NOW
MONEY RAISING SALE
Detective .lames Brain made a cap
ture today which will please the police
of IiSalle, III. Some time ago they
notified the police departments throuBh-
out the slate that they wanted a man
named Homer Priddy, who was charg
ed with being a clever forger. He had
passed seveval checks in I.aSalle. and
the police were anxious to get hold of
him. Detective Brinn eot track of the
man and found him employed as a line'
man by the Peoples rower company
of this cit He arrested him today
and the man admitted his guilt and
will return to UiSalle. Chief Doyle of
lSalle was notified of the arrest and
he will send an officer to get Priddy.
.lust how much Priddy secured in La
Salle, Is not known.
VVn ! Illll Srltlrd.
Mrs. Eninia Lyons of Silvis apiear
ed in the court of Justice P. H. Wells
this morning and had a warrant sworn
out for the arrest of James Downing,
a merchant in Silvis, whom she charg
ed with helping himself to a number
of her possessions to pay for a grocery
bill which had been incurred at the
Downing store . She admitted to the
justice that she and her husband had
incurred the bill in quest ioiy but claim
ed that at present they were unable
to pay it, as Mr. Lyons is out of the
city looking for employment, and she
is left, alone with but $5 to last her
until he returns or secures work.
Downing, she claims, refused to give
her any longer time to meet the bill,
and accordingly he entered her house
land helped himself to whatever was in
.sight. He admitted taking two large
dry 'goods boxes filled with clothing, a
trunk full of different articles, and the
best bonnet which Mi's. Lyons possess
es. He was given a lecture on meth
ods of collecting bills, and when he
agreed to give the stuff back the case
Otbrr Police HuNlarxn.
.A uiau.. giving his name as George
Pratt, was arrested last night by De
tective Brinn and Officer Kinsley, who
charged him with being drunk and dis
orderly . Police Magistrate C. J. Smith
assessed the man a fine large ewnigh
to keep him in, jail for the remainder
of this month. William Henderson, a
celored portrr at one of the saloons
Miss Mary Thompson . 2
Miss Katherine Donaldson 1
Mrs. Carl Heilpcnstell 1
The ballot boxes are at the follow
McCabe & Co. store.
Young & McCombs store.
M. W. A. building.
Ullemeyer pharmacy, Fifteenth street
and Eleventh avenue.
Hartz pharmacy, Twentieth street
and Third avenue.
Arcade cigar store.
Bijcu cigar and news stand.
Atlas cigar store.
Thomas drug store.
Rock Island National ba.ik.
People's National Bank.
Trriua f t'ontt.
The terms of the cotitest are as fol
"As a special feature of interest to
Rock Island in connection with the
last fireworks exhibit of the Rock Is-
and exposition, the directors have de
cided to display a picture of what will
be termed the 'fire queen,' who will be
selected by popular vote. In order to
determine the lady to be designated.
ballot boxes will be placed at conven
ient locations through the business sec
tion of the city, and votes may be pur
chased at a penny apiece. The condi
tions are these:
"Suitable envelopes will be provided
In which coin will be deposited and
the voter will write the name of his
favorite on the outside of his envelope,
cne vote being counted for each penny
These envelopes will be deposited by
the purchaser in the ballot box, which
will be locked, and only such ballots
will be counted as correspond with the
number of votes appearing on the en
"In crder to be absolutely fair, three
designated citizens will act as judges
of this contest and canvass the vote.
The contest Is to be confined to a res I
dent lady of Rock Island."
Miss Emma Crowder left today
an extended visit at Vinita, Okla.
Andrew Brady' left last evening for
a visit of two weeks at Wendte, S. D.
' F. W. Sheehan left today on the
Helen Blair for Burlington for a visit.
J. R. I la worth left today on the
Helen Blair for a short visit in Keiths-burg.
Mr. and Airs. T. H. Dolly and daugh
ter left this morning for Petoskey,
W. K. O'Malley has returned from
Dixon, where he attended the funeral
of his mother.
Misses Edith Ceck and Geuevieve
Lawrence left this noon for an ex
tended visit, in Chicago.
Fred Jones of Portland. Ore., for
merly of this city, is calling ou oil
friends in the city today.
Miss Sue Lee has gone to Duluth,
St. Paul aud Minneapolis for a sev
eral weeks' visit with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Tremann and
daughter. Miss Eleanor, have returned
from a visit of 10 days in Chicago.
Abe Rosenfield and Siduey Loeb of
Chicago were in the city yesterday to
attend the funeral of Michel Levy.,
Miss lduna Cowden left last, even
ing for a visit of several weeks at var
ious points in Kansas and Oklahoma
Otto F. Hildebrant leaves this even
ing to spend several weeks at. New
York, Philadelphia. Atlantic City, and
other eastern points of interest.
M.' H. Sexton returned home this
morning from Louisville, where he at
tended the funeral of Harry Pulliam.
late president of the National league.
Colonel C. U Walker has returned
home from his summer vacation spent
at his summer home in Michigan. His
family will remain for a longer period..
Mrs. William Wilkins of Black Hawk
and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ose.i-
burg of Rock Island left yesterday for
a tw-o week's visit with William Osen-
burg at Owens, Wis.
SEE LIST 0E FREE SHOWS
NAVASSAR LADIES BAND Fifty musicians. . ' .
THE NORINS Swedish high divers in their wonderful fire and'
water dive leaps. " :
THE DAKMAK-SCII1LLKK COMPANY European acrobats, just
arrived, will make their first appearance at Rock Island.
THE SIMPLE SIMON TRIO In their side-splitting acrobatic nov
elties. KCNLIN'S TRAINED BULL The only act of the kind in existence.
THE BOTTOM LKY TROUPE The world's famous aerialists,
sought by the biggest shows in the country in spectacular
Twelve distinct classes in the horse show. , ;
Three classes in automobile speed and novelty races. Tri-city fire
department races. Motorcycle races.
Georgeous illumination nightly including the electric tower. Mag-'
' nificent fireworks display three nights of the week, Tuesday,
Thursday and Saturday.
The Justly Famous Kline
Carrying an. Igorote Village, Under . Contract With the Philippine
tkivernmentv a Wild West Show, a Flea Circus, the Human
I lout el le, and a Dozen Other Entertaining Attractions. -
on the grounds.
daily, afternoon and evening. Fine restaurants
IS TAKEN ILL AT CHURCH
Woman Suddenly. Has Severe Attack
Right in the midst of the services
which were held last evening at the
Free iMethodist church ou Ninth ave
nue and Fifteenth street, Mrs. Brown,
a member of the congregation who re
sides at 1118 Thirty-fifth street, was
suddenly seized with an atlack of ap
pendicitis and a physician had to lie
summoned at once. After the arrival
Mrs. Brown was taken to her home in
(he ambulance. She was reported this
morning as resting better, but in a
very serious condition. . -
J. AV. Ham.Tiet suffered a stroke of
appendicitis last night about 1 o'clock
while lie was walking up Twentieth
street, and fell down on the sidewalk.
Several passersby called an officer and
the latter 'sent for the patrol. Mr.
Ha in met was taken to the station and
when the officers failed to discover
what the trouble was, the county phy
sician was called and he soon diag
nosed the case, and gave the prop?r
treatment. Hammet is resting better
today and his condition is not consid
ered very serious. -
NTERURBAN NOW ASSURED
Aledo Committee to Meet Rock Is
land Southern Officers.
Aledo, having fulfilled every demand
of the Rock Island Southern prelimi
nary to the building of a stub line m
he one from this city to Monmouth
now under construction, a conuuiuw
from the Mercer county capital will
meet the interurban officials at Mon
mouih tomorrow to close up the deal.
The people of the city will take $50.(l'J'l
worthOf bonds. Several of the farm
ers who have been opposing the line
re understood to have decided the
benefits will be greater than the los
nd are now willing to make terms.
The Burlington road is also ready 4o
TO SEE EXPO IN A BODY
Dai a mac tluh I'ostjmnes Its Meeting
Set for Monday.
The regular monthly business and
social meeting of the Daramac club
here in the city, imbibed too freely of j which was to have been ueld next
booze last, ntsht and when midnizht Monday evening at the Harms hotel,
came he hunted up a nice cool box car
and went to sleep. He was arrested
and taken to jail, where he spent the
remainder of the night getting sober.
This morning he was fined $1 and
costs by the police magistrate.
' j" ' - Exposure to Wet. -r:-:r '
dampness and cold, results in a sud
den chill. Take a " teaspoonful - of
Perry Davis, Painkiller, in half a
glass of warm water or milk. - The
whole system will be heated and the
danger of cold avoided. ' Two" mil
lion bottles are sold every year-and
this after 70 years in use. There Is
I the new and economical 35 cent size
and also the 50 cent size.:.-
has been postponed because of the ex
position. Instead of having the meet
ing the club, which is made up of some
50 tri-clty men, will attend the exposi
tion Monday in a body. Charles Roan
tree, the president of the organization,
requests that every member be pres
ent. The meeting which was to have
been, held Monday will be held after
the exposition is over.
MORE FISH IN ROCK RIVER
Commission Releases 10,000 Black
Bass at Sterling.
Ten thousand small black bass were
released in Rock river at Sterling last.
night by a representative of the United
States fish commission. This is the
second consignment or small nsu re
ceived at that place this season and
the result should be a distinct improv
ment in the fishing In Rock river with
in a few years.
' Having, purchased the laundry lot-
merly owned by B. F. Godfrey, I take
this opportunity of advising the public
and respectfully solicit its patronage.
- LOUIS E. BAKER.
- - - ... McDonnell. : .
Catherine Caimelia. the 8-months-oM
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Mc
Donnell, 2514 Fifth avenue, died this
afternoon at 1 o'clock, , The child Is
When the digestion is all right, the
action of the bowela regular, there is
a naftiral craving and relish for food
When this Is lacking, you may know
i that you need a dose of Chamberlain':
Stomach and liver Tablets. They
strengthen, the digestive organs, lm
prove the appetite and regulate the
bowels. Sold by all druggists.
Tuesday, Aug. 10, MolineDay; Thursday,
Aug. 12, Davenport Day; Sat
urday, Aug. 1 U Rock
sign a contract for a crossing of tim
interurban over the steam road's right
of way necessary to get to Aledo.
CRUISES OF THE "CLEVELAND"
' (Hamburg-American Line)
18.0OO ton, brand itn,
.From New York Oct.16, 1909: from
Ban Franoifwo Feb. 5. 1910, nearly four
tnonths, coKtintc only IS50 AND ITP, in -rluciinfr
all expenses afloat and ashore.
KPEt'lA I. PEATliRES Madeira. Egypt, ";
loriin. OjIod. Banna, Java, Bwin. Pall
ipplnrn, Japaa. Aa unusual raaace w
vlnlt Doamially attractive plarea.
12th Aaaual Orieat Craiae. Feb. R,'ie
hy North German Lloyd S. S. "Grosser
Kurfuerst." 73 days. Including 24 days
Kfrypt and Palestine, S4M1
FRANK C. CLARK, TIMES BLOCK. Y.
Fellows Would ;
Like to be Doing
Ixsoks attractive, doesn't it,
to some of us? - There are '
- other ways of taking a vaca
tion, ,-too, snd don't forget
that the wife would like one, -,
also. . Rest up and makr
pjoney by saving your healtb! If jo
need a vacation and are short of cast'", K:
pee us. Get what you need, repay uvS
a little a month, over k long term; JV
you wish, and take a little enjoymen;-'
yon go along. : . - .
We loan from $10 upwards on furniture, pianos. -borres,
wagons, etc., all In a private. way with,
out removing the goods. Easy terms, a squaro .
plan and a definite amount off -in case you pa;
cooner than you originally agree; all embodfeif
in a written contract which - we furnish you .
when the deal Is made. Let us quote you flg
ures on the amount you need.
Fidelity Loan Co.
Old Phone West 514. 403 Best Bulldlna.
New Phone Coll, . -.'.- Rock Island, III.
CAFE ENTRANCE, SECOND AVE.
7, W -