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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGOTS, VEDNESDAYk MAY 4, 1910.
" MUNICIPAL MATTERS
(Continued from Page Two.)
tion of Alderman; Carse, seconded by
Alderman Holzhammer, laid over . for
action to. the new council.
The ; clerk .- read a communication
f from the Pittsburg Filter company, es
timating expense of putting in new end
.-wall, entirely independent of the pres
. ent wall- at filter plant, at $695. On
motion of Alderman McNealy, properly
seconded, the matter was referred to
..the mayor,, superintendent of water
: works : and waterworks committee, to
bring in a detailed report to the coun
cil at its meeting to be held Thursday
night next, said comiriittee to confer
with the city engineer relative to the
matter of giving to the Pittsburg Fil
ter company any. lines that may be re-
i quired, or other . authority on minor
questions that may arise.
The" mayor presented to the council
the Tri-City Railway company ordin
ance, as finally amended by' the coun
cil, together with his veto of the same,
the substance of said veto being as
follows; (1) Incomplete in present
form; (2) recommending stipulation for
foot path across private track on For
; Tv-second street if consent can be se
cured from the government authori
ties; (3) that more complete and satis
factory arrangement be made relative
'to grading Thirty-eighth street; (4)
that minor change be made in the la
; bor clause wherein same reads on line
11 of section 13, "working hours" to
read "working, conditions;" and other
minor changes. On motion of Alder
. man McNealy, seconded by Alderman
JLa Van way, the ordinance and veto 13
referred to the next meeting of the
council, to be ,held Thursday evening
On motion of Alderman Blochlinger,
properly seconded, a petition asking
for the extension of water mains from
Neck. Yoke works "across the R. I. &
P. tracks to the neighborhood of
(Kahlke's yard on Mill street, for the
purpose of better fire protection, was
referred to the chief of fire department
and waterworks committee to report
next Thursday night.
Alderman Frick presented report for
committee to which was referred the
matter of installing a fire alarm sys
tem in the city, recommending that the
city proceed without delay to. install
an up-to-date -fire alarm system, and
further recommending that the coun
cil instruct the mayor, city clerk, chief
of Sre department and city electrician
to confer with reputable manufacturers
of such systems with regard to terms
and prices, and report back tQ the
Alderman Frick presented an ordi
nance "regulating the rates of fares to
be charged for automobile service in
the city, and on his motion, properly
seconded, said ordinance as amended,
was on roll call adopted.
A'derman Frick presented an ordi
nance . providing for the construction
of a 12-inch sewer on Seventeenth
street from Eleventh avenue to Sixth
street, together with the estimate of.
the city engineer for said improve
ment, amounting to $1,S95. Alderman
Frick moved that the estimate of the
city engineer be approved, and his mo
tion properly seconded was adopted,
and on his further motion, properly
seconded, the ordinance as read was
immediately considered, and on roll
Alderman Frick presented an ordi
nance providing for a six-Inch water-
main on Fourteenth avenue, between
the center line of Sixth street aQd cen
ter line of Fifth street, together with
the estimate of the city engineer 'of
the cost of same. $5G2.50, and on his
motion the ordinance is immediately
considered, and on roll call adopted
as read, and laid over to Thursday
night for' second reading..
Hon. T. J. Medill ' appea red before -the
council and was heard relative to.
the matter of improper assessment
against estate of Mrs. Johanna Rodman
for Sixth ward sewer system, and on
moticn of Alderman Lawlor, properly
seconded, the matter-was referred to
the board of local improvements to
repo t back to the council next Thurs
Alderman Lawler reported for the
committee to which had been referred
the ordinance providing for the salary
of the deputy city clerk to be
annually, recommending . the passage
of the ordinance with the salary at
$1,020 annually, and moved the adop
tion of tine report, which motion, prop
erly seconded, was adopted, all voting
in tne affirmative except Alderman
Friciv, and on further motion of Alder
man Lawler the ordinance was imme
diately Considered, and on his further
motion, properly seconded the ordi
nance was on roll call adopted, all yot
ing in the affirmative except Aldermen
Frick and Ellinwood. J
Aldermar, McNealy presented an or
dinance increasing salaries of officers
and members of the fire department
and amending article 6. chapter 10 of
the city's ordinances as follows: Chief
of the department, $1.20; assistant
chief, $1.CS0; captains, $900; electri
cian. $9G0; firemen, at the rate of $7S0
for fhst fix months service, and $slt
for second six months service auu a
the rate of $840 for second year's serv
ice, and $S70 for third year's service,
and S!00 per annum for fourth year's
service, and for each year thereafter,
and providing for a 15 day vacation
Tor each' fireman each year. All salar
ies computed on annual basis. On mo
tion of Alderman Lawler, seconded by
Alderman Thompson, the motion of
Alderman McNealy to lay the ordi
nance over to Thursday night next
was substituted, . and - the ' ordinance
was on. roll call. referred to the ordi
nance committee to report to the
council Thursday nlght-next. . On mo
tion of Alderman Bcrst, properly sec
onded, it Is directed that each alder
mau be provided with a copy of the
On motion of Alderman Ellinwood,
seconded by Alderman Borst, the
board of local improvements is re-,
quested to Investigate the matter of
improving and grading Thirty-first
street between Fifth and Seventh ave-4
On motion, properly seconded, the
council adjourned , to convene next
I hereby certify that the above and
foregoing is a correct and complete.
record of the proceedings of the city
council of Rock Island, 111,' for the
regular meeting of said body held
April 18, 1910. E. R.' MALONEY,
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 23d day of April, A. D. 1910. '
M. T. RUDGREN.
City Clerk. ,
. Proceedings, of the city - council of
the city of Rock Island, III.,' for its
special meeting held April 22. A. D.
1910. 'The council met pursuant to ad
journment in the council chamber,
April 22, A. D. 1910. Present: Mayor,
clerk and all aldermen. The minutes
of the adjourned regular meeting of
April 21 were read and approved as
Alderman Lawler presented a report
signed and recommended by the mayor
to the effect that ' the sewer tax as
sessed against Henry Curtis' subdivi
sion of lots In Hale's addition to Rock
Island, ': to-wit: Lot 1, $265; Lot 15.
$400 Xand Martha A. Rodman's sub
division of lots In the same addition)
to-wit: ; Lot 15, $350, and lot 20, $200),
be reduced said that said assessments
respectively be made $105, $200, $150
and $150, a total of $665, , instead of
$1,215, as originally assessed. The
council discussed and considered the
matter and on motion -of Alderman
Lawler, properly seconded, the board
of local improvements together with
the city attorney are directed to re
adjust said assessment role elnd recast
the same so fix as - it relates to the
above property so as to make it show
an assessment against the same of
$665 in accordance with the report
made, the rebate of said amount to be
paid out of the next year's appropria
tions and . assessed against the city,
The vote on roll call was unanimous.
Alderman Blochlinger presented a
resolution and "moved , the Vl6ption
thereof, ' which said resolution reads
Your committee to whom was re
ferred the matter of the vacation of
certain part of Seventh street, Sixth
Street, Fifth street. Fourth street and
a part of Second avenue would report
that all of the conditions imposed on
the Rock Island Plow company, have
been complied with and satisfactory
settlement has been made with the
Thir-1 avenue property owners,1 that
the, portions of said streets and ave
nues are no longer necessary for public
use end public convenience. -
The committee would therefore rec
ommend the passage of the ordinance
as presented and considered. Signed
by Aldermen' Blochlinger. Frick, Carse,
Utke, LaVanway, Holzhammer and
The motion of Alderman Blochlinger
was properly seconded and on roll call
"The minutes of all 'regular and ad
journed regular sessions ' of the city
council held since, the meeting of
Mar-jh 7, 1910, except the-adjourned
regular session of April 18, were read
and approved as read, the dates of such
meetings are as follows, to-wit;, March
14. March 21, March 23, March 30.
Apr.'l 1. April 4, April, 6, April 8, April
11, ApriM3. '--
Alderman Carse presented an ordi
nance providing that the salary of the
pollcj matron bj made $000 per an
num, and moved the immediate con
sideration of the ordinance, which mo
tion, properly seconded was unani
mously carried, and on his further, mo
tion the ordinance was on roll call
- Alderman Frick presented for second
reading improvement ordinance for
watermain on Sixth street to Fifth
street on Fourteenth avenue, and on
his motion properly seconded the ordi
nance was on roll call unanimously
Alderman Frick presented a resolu
tion authorizing the mayor and city
clerit to issue a voucher to William
Franks for amount allowed him by
county court for services as commis
sioner on improvement on Thirty-ninth
street, amounting to $30. and moved
the adoption of the resolution, which
motion, properly seconded, was car
ried and the resolution on roll call was
Alderman Cochran presented a reso
lution providing that the mayor be
authorized to employ a stenographer
whore compensation shall be ,$50 per
month and moved the adoption, of the
resolution. His motion was properly
seconded and on roll call carried, AI
derrrcn Blochlinger, Thompson; Frffek,
Ellinwood and Borst voting in the
Alderman McNealy, for the commit
tee to which was referred the canvass
ing of votes at the last city election.
to-wit: April 6, 1910, reported In sub
stance as follows: Aldermen elected
for i he term of two years in the First,
Second, Third, Fourth. Fifth, Sixth and
Seventh wards respectively,-as fol
low: Arthur O.' Huff, Carl A. Naab,
J. C. Simser, Charles L. Thompson,
George L. Schmid, John T. Stephens
and John G. Leaf. The committee rec
ommended that the persons named be
declared duly, elected In the order
named as aldermen of the respective
wards In the order named. The prop
osition 6hall this city become anti-saloon
territory was lost. The vote:
Yes. 1053; no, 265S. The proposition
for the levy of a tax for a public tuber
culosis sanitarium - carried, the ; vote
for 3335, against 1184.
Alderman McNealy moved .that the
report as submitted of the canvass
made be approved and conflrroe.d by
the council and his motion properly
seconded was unanimously carried.
On motion the council adjourned.
I hereby certify to the city clerk
that the above and foregoing is a true
and complete record of the proceed
ings -of the city council for Its adjourn
ed rtgular meeting of April 22, A- D.
1910. E. R. ' MALONEY,
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 2d day of May, A. D. 1910.
M. T. RUDGREN.
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street, Davenport. -.
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Anything in the Building
Boom 414 Best Building
'Bock Island, HI.
Old Phone West 905.
YV. E. O'Malley. P. J. Bachman
O'M ALLEY & BACH MAN,
226 17th St Rock; Inland.
Phones. Old 684; New 5339; Resi
dence. Old 861-lr.
Prompt and careful attentlon.giv
en to all calla day and nljjht.
RIDE A YALE .
THEY NEVER FAIL
. . B. T. STONE.
Basement Y. M. C. A. Phone 501-X
Robber Tiring a Specialty.
General Carriage - and Wagon
Old phone W 60 9-K. New 5614
318 17th street. Rock Island.
Save Money by Ordering
n Your Coal Now.
VOLUNTEER COAL CO
Phone old. 146. New 5668.
Office ,15 08. First avenue. .
Robinson Construction Co,
f , v Not, Inc.
W. H Robinson, Con. 5Igr.
Office, State, banks building.
Old phone. Rock Island, 111.
. TOLUCA ' - : LtMP COAL
. No. 1 Sunshine washed nut. Hard
coal and charcoal.
Port Byron Lime Association
' 'i; Agents.
$1.00 Per Week - -
THE PEOPLE'S STORE
819-321 Twentieth St. "
$1.00 Per Week ;" ,
MISS CORA BOWMAN
Shampooing:, . Chlrocodist.
-Wishes to announce that she will
carry the famous "Hannt Mirltt.
te" Corset, recently demonstrated at
the Rosenfield Millinery, at her par
lors, SUITE 18, HENLEY BLDO, ,
Tel. 220-V. , Davenport.
Rock Island Wood Works
Manufacturers of sash; doors.
stairs and mouldings.. Dealers in
glass, builders hardware and
makers of everything in mill
work. Cor. 11th st. and 6th mr.
Davenport Motor Company
.All kinds of Repairing done; 8ta
' ttonary. Marine and Automobile.
Second hand Gasoline Engines and
'Automobiles boupht and sold.
A C. PETERSON,
625-B27 W. 2nd 6U, Davenport, Iowa.
Ord phone 1484-Y; Res, phons 1694-L.
IT DON'T HURT A BIT"
Davenport Bag & Paper Co.J
The Big White
Sold direct from factory at one small profit.
Call at our factory salesroom.
4th Are. and 7th St. J. PETERSON COMPANY
Rock Island, 111.
Surplus $100,000 I
Fifty-seven years of successful
Phil Mitchell. President.
I. S. White, Vice President.
C. R. Chamberlln, Cashier.
K. T. Anderson, Asst. Cashier.
If ASK V ' "
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Vtourth aad Ripley BtaJ
SECOND HAND STORE
1513 Third Avenue. Old phone 1007.
ARGUS WANT ADS
Always Bring Results.
All Knds of brass, bronze and alum
Rock Island Metal Foundry
H. J. BLOOM Manager.
Old phone West 859-Y. 506 41st St.
The Home Tea Co
For Fresh Coffee.
Over 7,000 Customers in the
Phones, Old West 192, New 5208
A. J. D. MOELLER
Finest three seat in the city. Board
ing and feed stable. Carriage ser
vice a specialty. 1608 Fourth avenue
through to Fifth avenue. Rock Island
Something; New A place Where You
Can Bent Any Construction Appliance
From a crow bar or Jack screw to a concrete
inlxer or steam or gasoline' hoist. Let ma
chinery save yon money.
Fall up-to-date line. For rates apply to
HENRY H0RST, General Contractor.
Bock Island, 111.
Office: 1049 Seventeenth Street, Phones: West
806; New 5096. Storage plant 1822 Third Ave-
THE CHOICEST WEAVES OF THE ORIENT
In Hugs, "with colors and designs woven like a poem
in fanciful pictures of beauty, we are showing in our
new stock of fine Oriental Rugs. Our Fall styles in
Carpets are of pronounced elegance and of exclusive
patterns, and the values are as attractive as the
We have the largest stock of Rngs in the three cities.
SANITARY BEAUTY PARLORS
" Hair Bazaar
Manfacturers of All Kinds of
206 Brady St. Old phone 373 7-L
: DAVENPORT. -
THE LEWIS ROOFING CO.
Felt, Asphalt end Gravel
Asphalt avements.' ' " '
Office 24th Street and 3d Ave.
Rock Island. HI.
; j v . MIDLAND SUP-
- ; r : ; PLY COMPANY;.
THE" ARGUS . Ctia, Electric and Com-
All the News :; f0" mx'
j All the Timer 600-622 East 4th st.
, Davenport, Iowa. "
Carse & Ohlweiler Company's '
Fine Bottled Goods.
Ginger Ale, Orange Cider, Ironbrew, Afri-Kola, Dr. Pepper, Lemon,
Sarsaparilla, Cream and Strawberry Soda.
To Have Your Boof Last MRS. AMANDA PAHL
Use t ":
RUBER0ID ' Ladies' Outfitter and Fine Dry
ROOFING !. KUlin "u r,nc Ul
For Sale by
R. I. LUMBER COMPANY ' 103 8treet- '
' - .. - Davenport, Iowa. t
FRED BLEUER, ;' " "
Jeweler and Optician .....
All the News
1702 Second Ave. Rock Island All the Time.
CLIPPER GRINDING For the'Latest and Newest Ideas in
- Photograph Mountings, Call at the
at" D. Muriel Dafoe Studio
JOHN KOCH' 119 W" Secna ptreet. Davenport.
r . Appointments ilade by Phone,
218 Seventeenth Street. . 1147-y. ...
DAVENPORT ROOFING CO.
Ask us for estimates on EDWARD B. KREIS
" your gravel, asphalt, felt 1 ' - ;
and all kinds of prepared , - I f. -
We put on the best roofs , v INSURANCE
that can be obtained at the ' nr-Ai roriTC '
- lowest prices. : REAL ESTATE
" All work promptly at- . '. LOANS -
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821 Rock Island St. Both phones . .
DAVENPORT, IOWA, Rooms 18-22, State Bak Eldg.
The Fifteen Dollar
BOS lOtfc St., Bfollnr, ULl SSOS Smd
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aateed. N. S. Smith Mgr. j
ROCK ISLAND HOUSE CAFE
Serves a Very Good Meal
at Popular Prices.
Noonday lunch from 11 until 2, 25c
A. M. SUHXER, Prop.
G. H. GRABBE,
Artistic Ladles' Tailor and "
Smart tailored suits and owtii for1
Exclusive and original designs.
Advanced styles and perfect fit guar
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Buttons covered and ires pleating
made in all sizes and styles.
Pennants, banners, etc.. made to or
' der; college posters, felt cravats, belts,
Fancy dressmaking: . and tailoring
taught. . ,
Fait pa 20H to 214 Z29-230-331-232,
Sooth Putnam bnlldlaa;, Uaveaport.
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Agency, Seventeenth Street and Fourth. Avenue.
Bock Island, HI
J. E. Reidy. . T. B. Reldy,
- Real Estate, Insurance and Loans
' ' Room 4, M. & Ij. Building, -
Rock Island, 111.
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Ali. the News
V All Vr.2 Time.
H. E. Casteel. Pres. VV. A. Rosen
field, Vice Pres. H. B. Simmon Cash.
Rock Island National Bank
U. S. Depository.
Capital Stock, 910O.000.
- Tour Business Solicited.
Directors 11. E. Casteel, W. A.
Rosenfield, Hugh E. Curtis, H. II.
Cleaveland. C J. Larkin, O. P.
Schmidt, John . Tremann, M. S.
Heagy, E. D. Sweeney.
. HUDSON & COLLINS, .
Contractors and Builders.
Plans '-and estimates forjill kinds of.
buildtng furnished on application.
Screens, storm, sash, and general Job.
blnar dons on short notice.
Office ar.d shop. First avenue ' and
Seventeenth street. Rock Island, 111.
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Of lie Main Street. Davenport, rep
resents Charles A. Steven Bros.- of
Chicago. Ladies suits made to order
from your own selection of cloth.
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