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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER G, 1009.
THE RO CK I SLANP ARGUS
HS. CABLE TO
I QUIT RAILROAD?
fKumor That Rock Islander Is to
Leave the O. R. I. & P. Is
-HOLDS IMPORTANT POST
Said to Have Decided to Take Beet
?8,virele rumors have It that H.
j . S. I &vrG&lf'bt tali city, general Bupenn-
! - " 4endentoi.'the Kock Island lines be
l tweea ; Cilicego and Denver, has re
( -. 8ln:dJ.YM., Cable, when Interviewed
!-;; JSdiy" PJr an. Argus representative, de
J; iilared; there wa no foundation for the
I ; rXth ioryf ;Adtilng that he. had no idea
ilhowjsnch a ' report. couW gain clrcn
j V flatton..r. -V"'
tI6n with the, Rock island, that system
would, lose one; of, Its most valuable
diBclalsoc .As Msgenerally known, he
Ib"' the sqn of xR. R. Cable of this city,
former"; president -and later chairman
of the" board -bf directors of the road.
&fU8ingt6 avail himself of the advan
tages that his heritage brought him,
lie began -liis , railroad career at the
bottom ''and has worked his way
ttofough the various departments till
lift. now"holdl3 an office that Is second
oilT td that ot general manager of the
entire 'system; ;-:. - , 5
i.JJja ability. was manifested early In
hts career,- He was quick to see and
meet' the problems that confronted him
1n his varlons'Qfflces. and he won pro-
sfji ' imotlon rapidly.- The hard work, how-
cvofc WXUTUJUE iu lue icyui k. una iuiu
vpo&l his health, and he now feels. It
13 said, that be owes It to himself to
rke a lest.', .
V ' irt MknaKed PIkei Peak Line.
- ;v Mrr;, Cable's first Important office
v priTJi the Rock Island was that of man
;1 aser.of the Pike's Peak line. From
i that' road he came to Rock Island as
manager of the old Sock Island & Fe
oriawMch, under his direction, was
pjnacttcally rebuilt. "When the Rock
Iftjftnd & Peoria was merged with the
CI, R I. & P., 3Tr. Cable became dis
trict superintendent with headquarters
at Cedar Rapids. Then his territory
was enlarged and be was given the
management of the . Chicago-Denver
district, with- headquarters at Daven
'Mr. Cable Is regarded In rallrondclr
cle as one of the most capable men of
his age in the business, and he is still
a young man; - Should be -oonanns. hi
career now or later, he- may be expect
ed eventually to become one of the
Headers In the railroad world. In ad-
ditton to beiug arpractlcal railroad man.
Sit-. Cable is the- possessor of an at
tractive personality that has helped
to make him popular everywhere. His
Rock Island friends hope. If It is true
that he Is to take a rest, that a short
vacation will suffice to restore his
ROCK ISLAND AND
PRINCETON EVEN UP
r The score at the end of the first half
Sof He Rock Island-Princeton high
recirool gome this afternoon was 0 to 3.
f The Rock Island boys were the ag
gressors, playing to Princeton's terri
Nory. OPIUM "UW TOO TIGHT
China's Suppression of Drng Causes
Rapid Decline tn Importations.
Peking, Not. 6. British Minister
Jordan, on behalf of his government
has raised objections to the manner
fin which China is suppressing the
(opium traffic. The objection Is the
result of the success of the anti-opium
movement in China, which 1b causing
& more rapid decline in the importa
tions of opium from India than was
t provided in the British-Chinese agree
ment of 1907 wnlch contemplated a
If you want a ring for your
self or to bestow as a ' Christ
mas gift, we hare positively
the finest stock In town, a -greater
variety of new goods than
any store in town and our
prices are very low. f
Now be sure to see them.
gradual reduction of the Importations
Consequently, China Is now confront
ed -with the prospect of paying for In
dla opium that it does not use.
Generally fair and continued warm
tonljrht Ud San day.
" .f . - .
- Tempera tirre at T a. m 40j maxtmam
tn 354 honn, 7X mtntnimn, 4S. - Preelpt-
tatloa tn 4 boon, aoic Wtad velocity
at 7 fc ia, 4. mile. Relatrre BamldttT-,
last raiin; 08, tbim mornlag 80.
, Stage Change Pre
fect, feet. dp.
St Paul ........... 3.5 ' 0.4 .00
Red Wing .. 3.4 .0.1 .00
Reed's Landing ... 2.6 0.3 .00
La Crosse 3.2 0.1 trace
Prairie da Chlen . . 3.5 0.1 .00
Dubuque 3.4 0.1 .00
Le Claire 1.4 ... .00
Davenport ... .... 8.0 0.1 .00
Nearly stationary stages will con
tinue In the Mississippi river from be
low Dubuque to Muscatine.
J. M. SHEREER, Leoal Observer.
Noy. 6 In American History.
181G Gouverneur Morris, Revolution
ary statesman, died; born 1752.
I860 Abraham Lincoln elected presi
dent, first term, v
180 Admlrtd Charles Stewart, cele
brated naval commander, died;
1000 William McKlnley re-electef
1903 The United States formally rec-
ognlzed and entered Into relations
with the new republic of Panama.
Sun sets 4:47, rises 6:34; moon rises
10J a. m.
THE ULTIMATE CONSUMER.
The ultimate consumer
Was jokingly discussed
By various tariff persons
Whose sentiments were trust
They thought It was a good one
' On that unhappy soul
That he should bear the burden
Of prices for the whole.
They toughed, did these producers.
And chuckled at the thought
Of prices this consumer
Must pay for what he bought
Then as they laughed , a stranger
Gloomed darkly In the hall.
And. wholly uninvited.
Stood there among them all.
"Who are youf cried the Jokers
In one concerted shout
Against the bold intruder.
And rose to -put. hlni out
They smelled the fumes of lirlmstone
As' soft the devil spoke:
'Tm the ultimate consumer,
And-youll find that I'm no Joke."
New York Times.
"Chap-c-lene" for chaps.
Kerler & Co. weave rugs.
Buy a home of Retdy Bros.
Trl-Clty Towel Supply company.
For bus and express. Spencer & Trefz.
Try Baker's laundry for fine work.
Old phone 237; new 5344.
Artistic picture framing made to or
der at U S. McCabe & Co.
Let William Johnson do your tin and
furnace work. 1316 Third avenue.
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. Slemon wants your tin and
furnace work. 1526-1528 Fourth ave
nue. Music In Young & McCombs cafe
every evening except Sunday 6 to 8
Lewis Single Binder costs more
than other 5 cent cigars. Smokers
YouH not tire looking at the Mc
Cabe linens, and if you buy there's a
Save 10 to 33 per cent now on
sheets, pillow cases and bed spreads
There is but one verdict on the Mc
Cabe millinery modishnesB, assured
vogue and excellence.
Call Slevin's cabs nights at the Har
per house. Daytime at Moeller's liv
ery. Both phonos.
. Mrs. Austin's pancakes make a hearty,
wholesome breakfast. Fresh supply
now at your grocer's.
Call old phone 492-Y for pure arte
sian water from Woodmen welL H. P.
Lamp, 1329 Second avenue.
Easy to buy, easy to try; the best
wholesome, appetizing breakfast is Mrs.
Austin's famous pancakes.
"Let Jonas Bear find you a home to
suit your pocketbook. Office 609 Eigh
teenth street Old phone West 366.
A choice corner lot 57x103, $400 be
low market price, on Sixteenth street
and Tenth avenue. See Jonas Bear.
The Norfolk club will give a dance
at the Industrial home hajl Saturday,
Nov. 6. Admission 50 cents a couple.
How much cash for $100 certificate
on the Jencke musio house? I will sell
at your offer. Address "M," care
A new son arrived at the home of
Rabbi and Mrs. W. H. Flneshriber, 217
East Fourteenth Btroot, Davenport
The women's coats and! suits at M
Cabe's are the smartest seen any
where this season. Every week some
specials are offered which for economy
appeals to every woman who cares to
After fall housecleaning sooths and
heal your sore, rough, chapped hands
with Chap-c-lane, the peerless lotion
CAR; IS INJURED
Frank Anderson Finishes Sec
ond in an Encounter With
FACE HITS THE PAVEMENT
Will Be Aired in Police Court
Street Railway Employe Says
Other Was Aggressor. -
A mixup occurred this morning on a
Third street car -which will be fought
out in the police court and which may
result In a damage suit Frank Ander
son boarded car 235 when it was com
ing down Twentieth street about 11
o'clock. When the car reached Fif
teenth street and Third avenue the
conductor. Porter Stanton, forced An
derson from the car and the latter
landed on his head and was bruised
about the face.
Wltn blood from the cuts on his face
streaming down, to the ground, Ander
son stood on the corner and awaited
the return of the car. A large crowd
of passers were attracted to the scene
by the unusual spectacle and before
long a policeman arrived and learned
the side of the case put up by Ander
son. : The victim of the accident declared
that Stanton had thrown him off the
car without any provocation whatso
ever and he demanded that tba polic
man arrest the conductor when the car
returned from the west end of the lino
Abusive, Say-a Conductor.
The officer stopped the car on it3
return and secured the name of the
conductor. The latter statod that he
was perfectly willing to face Anderson
if any charges were preferred as he
had a number of witnesses who were
on the car at the time of the trouble
and who will state that Anderson was
the aggressor in the fight and that he
abused the conductor until it become
neceBaary to put him off the car.
of modern pharmacy. Chap-o-lene
possesses all the good qualities of
other creams and lotions without their
disagreeable sticky after effects
"Onoe used always used." Sold by
Thom.ts drug store.
GIVES "HIGH SIGN;" JAILED
'Distress Sifnal' Given to Jury Is
Voted Contempt of Court.
Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 6 Because
he gave "the distress signal" of
secret society In court yesterday
Adolph Moskovitz, plaintiff In litiga
tion involving a small amount of
money, was sent to prison for con
tempt of court
lie was detected giving signs to the
Jurors and was asked for an explana
tion by Judge Kinsey. He informed
the judge that the sign was that used
by a secret order of which he was a
member, when assistance was need
ed. The case was a simple one and af
ter the jury had returned a verdict
in Moskovitz's favor he was taken in
to custody by order of the judge. In
committing him for contempt Judge
Kinsey gave Moskovitz a leoture and
said the secret order should make an
example of him.
RISE IN MILK HALTED
Alleged Conspiracy Among Dealers
Nipped by Kansas City Court.
Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 6. Judge
John J. Park in the circuit court yes
terday afternoon granted an order re
straining milk men in Kansas City
and vicinity from combining to raise
the price of milk. The action follows
an investigation by city officials into
the charge of an alleged conspiracy to
raise milk prices.
As the result of this investigation
Dr. Lloyd Champlain, an assistant city
milk inspector, was dissmissed from
the city service.
It was charged that Dr. Champlain,
who is also editor of "The Milkman,'
a trada Journal, urged dealers to raise
GIVEN A MILITARY FUNERAL
Remains of Gen. Copplnger Are In
terred in Arlington Cemetery
Washington, Nov. C. The funeral
of Brigadier General Coppinger, re
tired, who died . at his home here
Thursday night was conducted with
full military observance this morning
from St Matthews church. Interment
was in the Arlington national ceme
tery. Cardinal Gibbons assisted at
the funeral service as did Mgr. Fal
conio, papel delegate.
WOULD ALLAY THE ANXIETY
Possibility of Anglo-American Under
standing Appears Good.
Berlin, Nov. 6. The possibility of
an Anglo-American understanding ap
pears good in official circles.
The author of the anonymous com
munication to the Kreuzzeitung yes
terday asks what can be done to re
store among the British a feeling of
security against German Invasion and
so silence mischievous agitation con
cerning the naval preparation of both
Waterways Commission En route.
St Paul, Nov. 6. The national waterways-commission
started from St
Paul today on a trip of inspection
down the Mississippi river to New Or
Ordway Held In Chicago.
William Plnkerton of the Pinker
ton Detective agency in Chicago, ar
rested H. N.v Qrdway yesterday In
Chicago. It will be remembered that
Ordway worked several of the trl
clty banks last May for several hun
dred dollars end since that time he
needs a double
roaster for that
An opportunity at
All granite roasters
with inside white en
amel pan, only S2.75.
Out of the Ordinary.
These Women's Garments Are All
Out of the Ordinary and will com
mand Immediate Attention.
"Women's fine all-wool Kersey coats, made in the charm
ing new Dagobert and other up-to-date models with velvet
and braid trimming in novel patterns 54 inches long, satin
lined to waist, black and oclors, only $12.50.
Women's smart new winter coats, made of fine Kerseys
and broadcloth, turned down and high collar effects, full
length and sweep .very handsome at $16.75.
"Women's Suits in best materials broadcloths, chevrons,
wide wales and various rough weaves, the styles and making
are the best, coats lined with satin skirts are latest pleated
model. New autumn colorings and black, the best suits we
have ever offered at this price, $18.75.
Long silk Kimonos, beautiful patterns, shirred back and
ribbons, this time only $4.85.
Long Kimonos of heavy duckling fleece, high shirred
back, scalloped edge bowed with silk, $1.47
Moire Waists in black and colors, pretty models with jet
buttons, open front, dress sleeve, just $3.95.
Mannish Tailored Waists of white linens, with the popu
lar Gibson pleat or with hand effect embroidered fronts,
natty side buttons, or front buttons, laundered collar and
cuffs, all sizes, $1.00.
Fancy China, Cut Glass, brie
a brae and novel tives rep
resenting many of the most
noted foreign and American
potteries, showing the most
beautiful shapes and exquis
ite decorations. We men
tion a few of this great col
lection. Hundreds of fine salad or
fruit bowls in a variety of
decorations at 50c.
Desert plates done in a
variety of fruit decorations
at a very special price, 39o.
Highly polished rich and
elaborately cut water tum
blers, set of six, $2.75.
Beautiful china fern pots
and table jardiniers, mat,
green and floral decorations
at 50c and up.
Spearmint Tooth Powder.
We have received our first
consignment of the new
"Spearmint Tooth Powder"
a most delightful den
tifrice. To quickly intro
duce this to public attention
we will sell for three days
only, the 25c size at 16c.
has worked banks all over tbe coun
try. Requisition papers have been
applied for so that the authorities
may bring him to Davenport for
SCHOOL STRIKE EXTENDED
Cannot Corner Knou.h of Children to
Treat With Them.
Cleveland, Ohio, Xov. 6. All day
sessions, broken only by pink tea
luncheons at high prices, i3 the griev
ance of the 500 pupils of the West
High school, who have been on strike
since Tuesday. A meeting of ' the
school board has been called for Mon
day morning to consider the com
plaints of the students which resulted
In their walking out.
Glenville High pupils said yesterday
that they would Join the West High
strikers as soon as the double sessions
and the lunchroom are Inaugurated.
There also were rumors of strikes in
other high schools.
TRAIN WRECK ON TRESTLE
Pennsylvania Road Accident Results
In Death of Five.
New York, Nov. 6. A Pennsyl
vania railroad passenger train which
left Philadelphia at 6:30 this morn
ing, was wrecked on an elevated
structure In Jersey City today. The
engineer, fireman and three track la
borers were killed. A score of pas
sengers sustained minor injuries.
The n!y L'sh-clasa
Bftkinj Powder told at
& H." Green Trading Stamps Free on Every Cash Porchase.
Save 10 to 33K Now on Sheets, 'Pil
low Cases and Bed Spreads.
In the face of the steadily rising cotton market we are
in a position to save you from 10 to 33 percent on every
dollars worth of sheets, pillow cases, and bed spreads you
may need for immediate or future use. Note the following:
Our Warwick Standard brand
sheet with fine thread close woven,
torn and ironed, insuring straight
sheet when washed, sizes:
72x99 ' 87c
Warwick pillow cases to match
the above sheets.
Hemmed White Crochet Bed
Spreads from medium to light
weight, full size, priced $1.92, $1.75,
$1.48, $1.39, $1.25 and $1.12.
Fringed Crochet Spreads with
cut corners in the above qualities
pri3ed $1.93, $1.75, $1.62 and $1.48.
Extra large fringed crochet quilts
with cut corners, ranging in sizes
from S0x91 inches up to 90x104
inches, priced $2.75, $2.48, $1.98 and
The Banner brand sheets of me
dium weight and firm texture, with
deep hems, torn and ironed:
ELIEVE IN SIGNS?
Here Are Some of Most Popular
Methods of Foretelling
HANDED DOWN FOR YEARS
Goose Bone, Thickness cf Corn
Husks, Supplies of Bees, Squir
rels, and So Forth.
Those who are believers in signs
are beginning to get active with their
calculations with the approach of win
ter. For one thing, there is the goose
bone barometer. This is declared
o be one of the most infallible by
some. Its method of foretelling the
character of the coming winter is this:
If the breastbone of the goose is par
ticularly red, or has many red spots,
a cold and stormy winter may be ex
pected, but if only a few spots are
visible, then the winter will be mild.
An omen not quite so generally believ-.
ed is that the hedgehog has two holes
or openings in its den, one towards
the north and the other towards the
south, and that if the north hole is
closed up the winter is to be cold, and
If left open it is to be mild.
A very popular sign with farmers Is
the thickness of the corn husks; the
thicker the husks, the colder the win
ter. It Is also believed by many that
the bees, squirrels and musk rata are
good at the weather prognosticating
game. The bees are said to lay up
heavy supplies of honey if the winter
la to be cold, while the squirrels on
the approach of a hard winter lay up
big stores of nuts. The musk rats
are also provident on the approach of
a eevero winter and see to It that the
walls of their houses are well and
solidly built and that plenty of prov
Inder is laid np. The rabbit is also
HERE is but
McCabe Millinery. Hats patterned after
the most Artistic Creations of the French, there is Modish
ness, assured vogue and excellenoe.
The exhibits here are much the same as Pans and
Fifth avenue, New York, viewed side by side.
In choosing your hat at this store you have the assist
ance of experts, who devote their entire time to the study
of Millinery, you have the advise of artists of known rep
utation. Where else could you feel such confidence,
such assurance f
Any lady who has been unable to find just the style
she wanted in those beautiful Beaver hats, should come
here, blacks, whites and nearly all colors and shapes,
$3.00 to $7.50, some white ones a little more. You'll not
find such an assortment elsewhere. 00 an
Many of the good ones $5.00 and less-- less
Cold weather is coming
and calling attention to the
goodness and warmness of
these wool flannels.
Old fashioned Amana
flannels, pure wool and
shrunk, plain fancy checks
and stripes, 57c, 50c and 42c
Banner Pillow Cases to match
the above sheets:
50x36 .' 23o
The Albion sheet, light weight
but not loosely woven, an easy
63x90 .... .......... 653
Albion pillow cases to match the
Satin Damask and English Mar
seilles spreads with cut corners and
fringed all around, in beautiful
floral and geometric designs and
patterns. These spreads are inado
especially for beds using box spring
with mattress, sizes range from
82x90 inches up to 100x104 inches,
priced $6.48, $5.98, $4.98, $4.38, $3.25
supposed to be endowned with lighter
or heavier fur as the severity of the
approaching winter Justifies.
IJrr ember Slirn-
There are a great many sipns and
superstitions relating to Christmas,
and the wholo month of December.
Tho ancient saying about a green
Christmas making a fat graoyard is
probably familiar to many. In direct
opposition to this saying, however,
there are many sayings which extol
the virtues of a fine, mild Christmas.
There is a superstition in Devon
shire, England, tho land of cider and
curds, that if the sun shines through
the apple trees on Christmas day. It
betokens a fine crop next year.
Over rural England and Europe gen
erally tho belief is general that what
is called a seasonable Christmas lm
p'ios a fine, warm spring, while a mild
last week In December implies that
Eastertide will be cold and windy,
with enough frost to cut the spring
A rainy Christmas is held by the
English farmers to be a bad omen for
the coming year. "Christmas wet,
empty granary and barrel," meaning
that both wheat and cider harvests
will be poor. On the other hand,
thunder on Christmas day is believed
to presage fine weather the following
Day of Prophecy.
To foretell whether it will be a cold
or warm Christmas many English
farmers notice the state of the ther
mometer on November 11. known as
St. Martin's day. An old rhyme, which
is still believed in many parts of Eng
"If ducks do slide at Hollantide,
At Christmas they will swim; i
If ducks do swim at Hollantldi',
At Christmas they will slide." (
As many people in this country be
lieve that the first three days of March
are the weather keys of March, Afcril
and May, eo it is the belief in Eng
land that the 12 days from Christmas
until Jan. C are the weather kejflof
the year. The 12 days represent Ihe
12 months and tho weather on Rh
Fer the Turkey.
AH garnite roasters
urith Hit out bake
roasters, only 89c.
Large size smooths
jteel double roasters,
one verdict on the
Extra good quality wool
skirtings and shirtings,. per
yard, 35c and 25c.
Speckled Guinea Flannels
for skirts, eta; prices have
advanced on these, here's
the last call at the old prices,
per yd. 12y2cf 10c and Sy2c.
We never tire telling
about these better linens
Our great good fortune in
buying 60 largely last spring
when prices were the lowest,
now here they are fully 20
percent below today's val
ues. The most beautiful
towels, all qualities, $1.00
to 10c. - Damask, hnck, fig
ured, embroidered, hem
stitched, scalloped, etc, etc
Lovely pure linen table
damasks from $1.50 down to
39c a yard.
Cream damasks, silver
bleached, aad the full snowy
bleached, and these are all
pure spun flax, at the yard,
39c to $1.50.
The napkins to match
show the same saving here,
and the crashes show a sav
ing of nearer a third. Let
us prove it.
Have you seen the new
broom covers, the flat iron
holders, the rip-off mits, the
wood polishers, the new
weave of dish cloths, etc.
This is the department in
which you find so many of
the new helps to making
will be the type of weather for the
month which that day represents.
NEW USE FOR INJUNCTION
Boxing Club Will lw Order to Pre
vent Police Interference.
New York, Nov. C. rnur tn pro
tection of an injunction against the
police department a local boxing club
announces several bouts for next week.
This move will be watched closely by
sporting men, and if there Is no inter
ference it is said other clubs In this
city will resume operations. Boxinj
bouts ere being held In other cities In
the state, and the clubs in Greater
New York cannot see why they should
not proceed on a moderate scale.
William T. Harris Is Dead.
Providence, Nov. C. WilHim Torrey
Harris, former United States commis
fcioner of education, died here lajt ;
nleht. Mr Harris work In educa
tional lines gained for him interna
Oldest Active Elk Dead.
Fremont. Ohio, Nov. C nr. William
V. Ames, aged 88, a prominent physi
cian and reputed to be the oldest ac
tlve member of the Elks of the United
StateB ,is dead.
Lamo back comes on suddenly and
is extremely painful. It is caused by
rheumatism of the muscles.' Quick re
lief is afforded by cpplying Chamber
lain's Liniment. Sold by all drug
The Best Place in
Young & McCombs
4 th Floor.