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THE ARGUS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22. 1 000.
M WHO WILL
RUN BELT LINE
Several Have Already Accepted
tne Proffered Trust in Pub
V lie Enterprise.
DRAFTING LEGAL PAPERS
Objections to Project on First Ave
nue Are Gradually Disappearing.
several or the men selected as in
corporators and trustees of the belt
line company at the meeting held late
yesterday afternoon at the Rock Island
Club, as reported in The Argus of last
evening; havo accepted the proffered
trust, and it is expected that in a faw
days the list of names will be ready
for public announcement. There are
to be 11 incorporators and five
In the meantime the articles of in
corporation, to be filed with the secre
tary of state, are being drafted by II.
Jb. Curtis, who is acting as attorney in
Some of the strongest men in the
city have been selected to direct, ths
affairs of tht belt. Their service is to
be without monetarv reward their
only compensation to be the pride and
satisfaction of contriautimr to the con
cumulation of a project that is to meaa
so much to the future development :f
All FtIwrt3C in I.Jnf.
Peoole .Ions First avenue before
whose property the line is to'be buiit.
In the majority of Instances have been
convinced of the import and legitimacy
of the enterorise. and others who hav
. been withholding their consent in the
belief that selfish or private interest
were backing it are falling into line,
giTing strength to the hope that in a
brief space of time all obstacles shall
have disapieared ani that the neces
sary permission will be unanimously
siven alonsr the entire course of th
route, which is to extend from Seven
teenth street and First avenue to K15
BniMtaw Work la Spring;.
The plan now is to dispose of all the
preliminaries during the winter, in
cluding the securing of the right of
way, the organization and financing of
the company, etc., ana to nave tno
rifrks cle.-irrd for actual construction
werk as soon a? the frost is out of tln
ground in the sprm.
name was Josephine Underwagner, j
was married to Michael Melerle March
The family moved to this
country 2G years ago, and to Rock Is- j
iana tour months ago, coming here
irom Mobile. Ala. Mrs. Melerle is sur
vived by her husband, two sons, Jo-
sepn ana Jfeter of this city, and a
daughter, Mrs. Sophia Weis, Aurora,
III. The funeral Will he hetl RiiTxtfnr
afternoon at 2 o'clock from St. Maryi
cnurch. Father Adolph Geyer will con
duct the services. Burial will be in
St. Mary s cemetery.
Sister Mary Anna.
Word was received here tnflav of
tne death early this morning of Sister
Aiary Anna, a former resident at St.
! Anthony's hospital, at her home in
.many.. Minn., where she had been
for the last year. Sister Marv Anna
left here about a year ago on account
or m health. She had been at the lo
cal hospital eight years, and she was
beloved and respected by all who
who knew her. She had been a mem-!
ber of the Franciscan order for 12
years. - Her remains will be broueht
here Monday and the funeral services
win be held at the chapel at the hos
One of the oldest settlers of tv
lower end of the county died Sunday
m tne person or Henry Mardock, who
passed away of the infirmities of a?e
at the home of his daughter, Mrs. D. D.
Doty, at Ft. Collins. Colo. He was Hi
years of age. having: been born in In-
aiana March 31. 1817. Mr. Manlo-v
settled in Drury in 1840. when tt
township was a wilderness. He
cleared a farm at the foot of the bluff
oprosite Muscatine and lived there till
advancing age necessitated his retire
ment. The remains arrived from the
west yesterday and the funeral was
held this morn in Drurv with inter
ment in the Conneras Preok oemeterv.
Mr. Mardoelr is survived hv two other
daughters in addition to Mrs. Doty,
Mrs. John Doty of Rawlins, Wyo., and
Mrs. Harry Prouty of New Boston.
HAND IS CAUGHT IN
PRESS; LOSES FINGER
V.vle Iiflrson Meets With Mishap in
the Modern Woodmen Prin
lery Iast T:ght.
Mrs. Josephine Mejerle.
Mrs. Josephine Mejerle. 3129 Tenth
avenue, died this morning between 12
and 1; o'clock after an illness of a
year with paralysis. Deceased was
born Dec. 22, 1S42. at Wiesloch, Baden,
Germany. Mrs. Mejerle, whose maiden
Eric Larson, employed at the Wood
men printing building, while operating
one of the presses last night, got th-?
index finger of his right h'and caught
in the machine. The digit was ampu
tated by the machine. Mr. Larson was
not nurt otherwise. II is home Is aa
1021 Fifteenth street.
AS YOU READ
'The Beast and the Jungle," every
drop of fighting blood in your make
up will tingle. Your indignation
at the conditions exposed will be
almost lost in your admiration -of
Judge Lindsey's game, single-handed
fight and your realization that he is
performing a magnificent public
TW11 find the
a very likable magazine.
For Sale by
McCabe's, Bijou, Kingsbury's
Crampton's, Young &
.For the birthday, the anniver
sary, or Christmas, a watch is
an ideal Rift. It teaches a con
stant lesson in promptness and
invariably becomes a proud pos
session for a life time.
We'd like to show you ours.
The stock is splendid, and there
is nothing doubtful in what we
recommend. We will reserve
jour selection if you say.
"Chap-o-lene" for chaps.
Kerler & Co. weave ruga.
Buy a home of Iteidy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus and express, Spencer & Trefz.
Bulk oysters and celery at II. Tre-
Fine heavy Turkish towels 8 cents
Saturday at McCabe's.
The Saturday specials at McCabe'3
should crowd the store.
Try Baker's laundry for fine work.
Old phone 237; new 5344.
Fresh dressed young and old chick
ens at H. Tremann's Sons.
Music in Young & McCombs' cafe
every evening 6 to 8 o'clock.
You always get full value in Lewis'
Single Binder straight 5 cent cigar.
Call LaVanway, telephone 247, for
carpet, rug cleaning and rug making.
Let Krell & Johnson do your tin
and furnace work. 1316 Third avenue.
H. T. Siemon wants your tin and
furnace work. 1526-1528 Fourth ave
Call at Horblit s new store. They
are ready for busmess. Satisfaction i
Go to the Packing House market for
your fresh pork roast. Only 12 cents
Go to the Packing House market for
your fresh pork roast. Only 12 cents
One of the best and newest styles
Regis corsets now $2.50 Saturday it
half, $1.25, at McCabe's.
Use "Chap-o-lene," the "non-sticky"
lotion for chapped hands, face, etc
Sold by Thomas Drug store.
A beautiful assortment of hand em
broidered pure linen handkerchiefs
Saturday at about half 10 cents, t
W. I. Stephenson, recently with the
Tri-City Auction company, is now
manager of the R. I. second hand
store, 2023 Fourth avenue, where he
will be pleased to meet his former
Specials for Saturday.
I This coupon good for 5c on
j every 1 pound package Ruford j
I Coffee. Saturday only. j
Llngon berries, 12 per quart.
Three quarts cranberries, 25c.
Three large grape fruit, 25c.
15c Clement's baked beans, 10c per
10 pound New York buckwheat, 39c
Golden West flour, $1.35 per sack.
Solid meat sealed oysters, shipped
direct, 40c per quart.
Fresh fruits and vegetables. '
E. II. CLEMENT.
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TTT has always been our ambition to give the people of Rock Island and vicinity
the same opportunity to wear fashionable clothing that may be had in any of
the great centers of America. That we have been succesful is evidenced by
hundreds of stylishly dressed men who have pinned their good clothes 'faith to
the M. & K. and are wearing garments bearing the M. & K. label.
We can say with the utmost confidence that the elegant all-wool hand tailored garments we have to offer you at
$18 to $40 are without exception the smartest styled smartest made clothes in America.
It is very easy for us to tell you what an elegant line of fall and winter suits and overcoats we have to show you
but it is almost next to impossible for us to tell you about the exceptional values we have to offer.
If you'll favor us with a call try on a few garments note carefully the fine pure wool materials give special
attention to the smart style fit and elegant workmanship, we are sure you'll be as enthusiastic as we, and say
we've got the best clothes in town. .
Special at Fifteen Dollars
When you look around and get acquainted with the kind of suits and overcoats you can buy at $18 and $20,
we want you to compare them with the special garments we're selling at FIFTEEN. We're selling lots of clothes
these days a great deal more than we ever did before, and the new customers we're gaining daily bear elo
quent testimony to the superior values we give. v -
More Fine Children's
Suits, $7.75 to $15
than all the stores in
Rock Island com
bined and showing"
with two pairs of
$5, $6.75 and $7.75
You Ought to See the Great Line of Cravenettes at $15 to $28.