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BLACK HAWK IN NEW YORK
Refusal of Auditor to Fay Sal
ariCS JKT:itS in Clcsiv.-r nf
FCLLOV K!U Ifaft RY TPA P. net be fr-iMe to underpin the strjc-; How Daniel Webster, in his dress
' ncu.i.L, Oi OICHu t;re vhj.c a R,;:jtvay was Wing built -ir.5 gown, received a Whig committee
i under it. For tl:is reason the Aa- j tearing news of his defeat in the con-
Otlyr iJettrt T,'-r.ts My io Same tors already fcave discussed possibili- vection of 1852; how Henry Clay re-
Way I'n ley Ltislature (Juickiy
iseVv'ons Cooper Lnion speecn; no fierce,
cn.in,M , ,v. Tt h., ("Saying farewell to the old Astor Van Buren. Buchanan, Taylor, Ste- company at a ccmm.ttee of the whole
. SpnnEeld.-il!., rcb. l,.-Tne bu-' uJd q whQ choale Dolislas An.Jrcw Jack. meeting of the city council held last
reau of the Mate gs-rae opartn.er.t know thfclr New yoi-k. So many fa-' sen. Jefferson Davis, used to stbp 1 evening. John Arnell. assistant saper
" closed up shop i.i the state house moas hosteleries of fori;:r day hav- there when they cam? to Xew York; i in;endect, represented the railway
las. ngnt an'i the deputy wardens
. will If
. arc to
they pro La:
er -o enfr
t of a job unless they de-: wonders of steel obstruction that one barton Irving ence foreaibered : ' ' '
- 1 K f L- t j-. r a ViiTxr P qpI- Uia-'j c t a r. r i ti t rn : 1 1 ;
trr.-e voluar.ly. At that '' exit .e ....... " v, -"' ; quate accominodat ions for workingmen
ly are wUfanut legal pow-;' if'ss ne re"re iwianwK cm- VC . ' ,, : ,,r -! in the early morning and evening hours.
ce any authority. ;n.aKr ci course, aoi so wun me ms . iMemail H Fr;-;.- caii? th:o were I
rloos tf th cV p.-intent fol- " house, its pasi'i,- would lea-.e a used o pick up news renia m us .
rM,.,l of rhJ , B,at audit- void that r.o skjscrar.er coslJ nil. 'corridors, when ho was editing Gra- . ?C'N
ir to honor vouchers. This anion The ci'.'. ?ray stone building on ham's magazine; how Jenny Lind,
vas taseJ en the r-ent op:nicn Broadway, between Vesey and Bar- Rachel, Fanny E!!s!er, Macready stay
handed down by Attorney General c!sy s-treeis, has outlived so many ru- ed ttore when they played in New
c- 1 r i , r. rr sf th'.r on.-vn1 h!ivf- roinr York' how Thsr-ktrav rhosp if a3
as r.s hundreds oti.er state an-
pointer were bKi:R paid their sal-
'erics ireeaily '
Uiitil the general assembly follows
ttrjrt!y the lr.-.v and U;e constitution
end makes pr'n. ision for salaries
there will be no lege! fame depart-
men. in IlPnois.
c;: iii:h okkk ians uav ci.osii.
ttf.te departments, such as
of pharmacy, state JIre marshal and
rtate food "insPecti and scores of
employes in the insjuraDce and nail
road and warehouse committee cf -
i" flees have no legal exiFtence as of -
In line with the
ficials of IliinDis.
rnl'ng it is nw
that all of these -departments affected
v.ill prac. ieally c-etise to perform any
duties or work until the geneaal as
fembly has legally resurrected :them.
It will be necessary for thrgen -
ral assembly to make speciOC ap-
Tjronriatiocs for all these offHrs be-
t ., ... , . , A11
fore they will be resuscitated. All
cf which places tne nunarea&w joob
now at the disposal Of Governor De-
neen practically In the banefs of the
appropriations committees ofthe two
GETS QIICK ATTIO'f.
The trouble with all these depart
ments that are maintained by fines,
fees and such revenues is.- that they
have been using up all their moneys
fo received without first having them
appropriated by the legislature.
C. J. Doyle, head of the. state fire
marshals' bureau and one of the gov
ernor's campaign managers in 1908.
saw the blow coming, and hastened
to get under the big umbrella. He
already has his appropriation bill
well on the way in the senate, and
hopes to get it through both houses
An Opportunity to Obtain Absolutely Free Several Ar
ticles of Genuine Diamond Jewelry.
FIRST PftIZE Genuine Diamond Ring.
SECOND PHIZE Genuine Diamond Ring.
THIRD PK1ZF Lady's Gold Watch.
FOniTH PRIZE Gentlemen's Gold Watch
FIFTH PRIZi: Gold Watch Fob.
To all others answering th:s advertisement we will give a neat
Jowtlry preseLt and other valuable prizes absolutely free.
THE DIAMOND "33" PUZZLE
CAN YOU SOLVE THIS PUZZLE? IT CAN BE DONE.
IHLi TIOS riace any number from 7 to j 5 inclusive, in
the eight vacant diamonds on t Me above or any similarly arranged
separate sheet of paper in such a manner that any way the num
bers are added (including the number in center square) the total
will be "as." Th an.e number cannot be used more than once.
Write your name acd address, neatly, accurately and piatnly on the
6irue shett, and ir.a i or deliver your solution before 10 p. m.. Sat
urday, Feb. 25, :!!, to th ccntest depart ment. Arthur P. Griggs
i'iano company, 121 East Secmd street. Eavenport.
Only one member of a family may enter.
Only one solution will be accepted from the same contestants.
No one connected with the n.uslc trade, nor first prize winners
In previous contests may enter. All contestants must call in per
son at the store for the.r premiums.
Neatness, besides the correctness of the rep'.y sent us, will be
taken into considers icn in awarding the prizes.
Contest closes faturday evening, Feb. 25, 1S11, at 10 p. m.
Send or bring in your replies as eariy as possib'e.
121 East Second Street.
PASSING OF ASTOR HOUSE EE CALLS HIM AMONG
OTHERS WHO KADE IT HISTORIC.
ShcrM tiie city decide to build the,iee, and her nephew. Alfred H. Thurs-
Trir,,, t.-hwj-..- tim Attn- hn-Kpitnr.. is the nresent manager. Thr.rs-
j will be pulled down. After exarain-
in- the hotel's foundation the conclu
Soea reached that it woul-i
tic s that lie intho ueveloumeut
I this valuable site, the oldest and most
prominent of the family's realty pos
been torn dawn to make room for new
tr lock upon it as a fixture somithiag
tbat would remain.
Allen his fail name was Flavins
J. Allen was a great one for koepinr
. rerapbooks. It is from these noons
that most of the Astor house's esrly
history has been gleaned. After AlUn
died, in 1901. his wi lo.v became les -
wuu an emergenf-'j clause so luui uifc
. . . , . ,.i;., r-,
men can get their salaries by Easter.
The oth,er departments now will
; appropriation bills and have them!
! approvea DJ ine 6pn,,ra' aase.nt.13.
; before 8ny morejajariecan be paid.
j Tq the of Roek x
; herewith wish to announce mynelf enn
didate for mayor at the primaries Ft'b.
28. DR. W. H. LUDEWIG.
i To the Voteds of Rock Island: I le-
1 oire to respectfully announce my candi-
uacy iur me nomination ior mayor at :
the primaries to be held Keb. 28. 1631.
JOHN K. SCOTT.
To the Voters: I hereby announce
myeelf as candidate for tha nomination
of- commissioner at the primaries Feb.
!S, 1611. C. L. CARPENTER.
848 Twenty-fourth street.
To the Voters of Rock Island: I here
by announce myself as a candidate for
commissioner at the nominating pri
mary, Feb. 28.
ALEXANDER J. DE SOLAND.
719 Twenty-third street.
ro me voters 01 me city or Rock j tea and elected, i will look after the
Island: If my record in the city of . affairs of the city with the same fldel
Rock Island has been such as to inspire j jty and zeal that I devote 10 my private
the conviction In the min of my f el - business.
lew cltlsens that I am qualified for th j CHARLES L. THOMPSON
office of mayor, and that I will. If cho-
sen. administer said office legally ami ,
without fear or favor, their verdict tu j
ten treasures those scrapbooks Allen j
- i kept more than anything else in the,
oficeived word of his nomination wrtn
; Frelir.ghuysen in 1S44; how Lincoln;
- r"put up" there on the occasion of his
now nawtnorne, u:CKens, ana xvasa-i
his stopping place: how Walt Whit-i
man. Kossuth, the Prince de Jciuvilie. ;
. Grand Duke Elexis. and Edward VII. '
. " 'hen Prince cf Wales) were among ;
irs patrons at one time or another i
all these are incidents In the life-!
stary cf the Astor house. New York :
: Evening Post. '
at i""u'i c.
, :b w-oiiici re an Honor greatly prizo.
I do herewith announce my candidacy :
for ti,e offlo. of mayor of th. city or
EDVi'AED H. GUTER.
c. R. Charr.berJin for Mayor. The un-1
; (rnca annouam J
! the comainion form of govtrnment, at '
tiie primary election l"b. 28.
C. n. CJIAMBKRLIN.
To the Citizens of Rock Inland: I
s-nnounra mystlf as a candidate for
commissioner, cubjuct 10 jour approval
at the primary.
ORRIN & HOLT.
hereby announce my candidacy lor the :
oiflca of mayor, subject to trie decision I
H.1 the voters at tiie pn narieB to be held j
11. M. SCHRIVKK.
To the Voters of Rock Island: I will
be a candidate ior nomination as com
missioner at the primary In tins citv
, 2 LamJlow s,er,vln as assistant
cnief of the Rock islanu nre depart- J
ment, and fcave bern identified witn the
tr.e aixtn ward. I'ETER FKKY.
:6a3 Seventh avenue.
To tV.e Voters of Rock Island: I here
by announce myself a canaidate for
commissioner of the city of Rock Is
land, subject to the decision of the voi-
( T f v rrlmirv Fh BR Tf nrimlnn.
i ed my petitions, which nave been cir
To the Voters cf Rock Island: I here- , eulated in my behalf. I have- had ex
by announce mytieif a candidate for com-j perlence In public affairs in the 0CU 0
misslor.er under the new form of kov- of aseasor ami think have iiroven wor-
I ernnieot. subject to the primaries of :
; Feb. 18, with tiie assurance to tne pub- 1
h i lie. that If nominated and elected 1 nnall
I iiot clsappolnt them in my ettorts to
I elve tnein a good and economic guvero
I ment. Noufa said.
603 Eighteentli street.
To the Voters of tho City of Rock Is
land: I, the undersigned, submit myteit
as a canaidate lor commissioner, sub
ject to your approval at the primary to
be held Feb. ve, 1S11, If nominated and
elected, I will look after the city's at'- j
lairs with the same Interest as I would j
my own business or prlvata affairs.
Trusting mat 1 win receive your sup
port, l.am, ours very truly,
lOLIS C. PFOii.
To the Voters cf Rock Island: I here
by announce myself us a candidate for
commissioner at Uie nominating pri
mary, Feb. 28. I was born In Rock Is
land and have teslded here all my life.
For the past lt years 1 have been Iji
the retail drug business. For 10 of those
years 1 have been located in the slxth
ward, my present place of residence and
business. If chose.i lor commissioner, I
will srive my enure time to the work or
the cny. JL. J. lilE.ua.
To the Voters of Rock Island: I here
by announce my candidacy for the of
rtt e of commissioner under the new
form of government. I have been a res
ident of Itock Island 50 years. If 1 am
elected I will diacnarge my duties hon
estly and to the best of my abili
ty. I respectfully ask my friends to
give my name the consideration that
they fel It deserves In determining
their choice of candidates.
J. V. CAVANAL'GH.
7S3 Twenty-third street.
To the Voters of Rock Island: I
hereby announce myself a candidate for
commissioner under the new form of
government, subject to the primaries of
j Feb. 28. 1 have been a resident of this
j c:ty for 33 years, and '.n the business of
j brass foundry and vrchitectural work
for 22 years up to .'..-Arch last, and am
I now at liberty to t-i sve the public if 1
I am wanted. I feci my.elf competent,
' svith ti e assurance to the public mat.
if nomlrated and tJected, can give my
entire time to tae ciiys' interests.
2407 Sixth avenue.
To the Voters cf K'ek Island: In the
announcement of my candidacy for cora-
j mijsioiier, and to assure you that I am
absolutely sincere in my Ideas as to
what anould constitute a good city gov
trnment, i desire to acid I have taken
oath before Judce Olmsted. that,
m the event of my election,
should I fail to me.t the expectations
of those who e.ect me. 1 will resign af
ter tr.e fi:st year without any retail. I
am anxious t-j serve the city; am not
j after toe aaiary. and am willing to
j fight for a sqjare deal for the people.
1 I am net related to Napoleon the Great,
i but have twin of bis hgnting qualities.
lust tr.e d!iia.
LEON NAPOLEON BOURDEAU.
To the Citizens of Rock Island: I
wish to announce mat I am a candidate
fnr rr-a'vtir II Klet t fl tti T. r 1 mi. T a
1" i t- r' . fc'AK ' T cm nrr an av .
trenlst a ar. y question, and in tr.e
event .hat I am c'.iosen for mayor, shall
shew r. j favor.tlsia, but shall endeavor
to further the best interest of ail our
citizens, morally, financially and pro
gres.veiy. i am conducting a s jeees.--1
1 ai b . h.-.ces aiivi a.-a conncent that i
can se.-.e the peorie of Hock isiar.u
hor.estiy and eincie uiiy.
Soliciting your ',
su;:r rv. i am
Vrrv trLiiv voiirl.
CHAhLES m. 60UDER3. ! ty. and hare bee a a dtlxe-n and tax
is: Fourth avenue. Ipayer of your crtj for the 4a 1
To the Voters of the City of Rock I- i 7' . "4 haTe, Cndl'
lard. At the earnest soi.c.tation of my I date for any elective ofnce la your
mir.y friends througnout ti.e city. 1 jty before
have decided to annoance my caxdldaey ; 1 . , . ' . . ...
f r crn. cissioner. si.bieet to your ap-! I euev la good goverameat wlta
proval at the primary to be held Feo. equal rights to all and special priTf-
2 8. 1 have ben a resident and taxpayer
of the city of P.;x-ic laiand for over 44 '
I years. It elected to tr.13 position, i;
t-lf myself to conduct the affair, of.1
Eti-:.e manner, giving my enure time i
Tri-City Eailway Company Is to
Put on More Cars Morn
ing and Evening.
TO ACCOMMODATE WORKERS
Last Trip I'rom City un AVxtrh Tower
Line to lie at Midnight
Improvements in service on all lines
; was promled by the Tri-City Railway
'. provided a seat in a car in years.
Mayor G. V.. McCaskrin said there was I
? question whether legally the com- I
I':n-V co,iI i tMia pa..in.nt of firp
bere a passeurrr was not furnished!
a Beat- Mr. Arnell explained that the j
company was short on equipment at j
present, but that just as soon as more'
cars cou!d fce secured better aecom-j
modations would be provided during
the hours that workers were going and
coming from the shops in which they,
are emruoyed. It wa? agreed thati
me last car oi; tne waicn lower un
. . ...... . n
ce run at nr.anigr.t lnsreaa oi 11. av, as
now. and that the Elm strert line cars
be run to the west end terminal in
stead of stonnine at Seventh street.
after 5 in the afiernoon. Long View
cars hereafter will make a stop
Eighteenth avenue and Twenty-eigl
AS TO OBJtcrTIOXABI.K POLES.
. . The Central Union Telephone com
pany, in answer to protests agains:
promiscuous placing of poles in the
city, promised to remedy the situation
wherever possible, and stated that ar-
rangements had been c ilected with the
Tri-City Light company to jointly share
It was decided that no action would
be taken on the proposed electrical in
spection ordinance until all interested
bad opportunity to be heard on its pro
, , ,
visions. A report on the Lincoln court
P M to be heard at the meet-
ing of the council next Monday night
to the requirements of the eity's wel
fare. HENRY LEMKURG.
815 Seventeenth street.
To the Citizens of Rock Island: I
have decided to become a candidate for
commissioner before the primaries to be
held Feb. as. and desire to express my
gratitude for the kind and generous
manner in which my fru'tiila have sltrn-
thy and eapithln. if I am so fortunate
as to secure u place on the ballot fol-
' lowing i"e priiiiaries, arid am elected
one or thv coinmissioners oi Rock Is
land under the new system. I will srive
the people the best that i.s in me in
hor.ttt and conscientious attention to
duty. Yours truly,
JACK C. AULD.
To the Voters of the City of Rock Is
land: 1 believe in municipal ownershin
of all public utilities. I believe in the
citv dolnir all Its own contract work. I
believe better work and material ran be
had ut less cost to the city. Did you I
A.fAf 'J ' ' ; t . t A,n.. IV.-.I 4 ' ...... n. ...41
for the franchises tyou have given away
wiinout any compensuiioni wnut wan
street values them at. the Interest on
them which you pay Wall street would
pr.y all the expanses of the city and
schools and then there would be money
left. In fact, you would have no taves
to pay. .1 believe from my business ex
perience I would be capnble of helping
to bring about the above condition.
OKCAK E. APPLE,
Candidate for Commissioner.
Falis Victim to Thieves.
S. W. Uend3 of Coal City, Ala.,
has a justifiable grievance. Two
thieves stole his health for 12 years.
They were a liver and kidney trou
ble. Then Dr. King's New Life Pills
throttled them. He's well now. Un
rivalled for constipation, malaria,
headache, dyspepsia, 25 cents, at all
OF ROCK ISLAND
I, the undersigned, have decided
to place myself before you aa can-
dldaxe for commissioner, subject to
. . . , , . .
Tour approval at the primarte to bo
held Feb. 28, 1911.
I was born and. raised in this eona-
W ML AM SI.HAAKMAN IM
643 Seventeenth Street-
, toifiuu A.L'..t .iHiUt.' nitt) IlttU iJVIL LICL'U ;
4L 4 M TOT
TE aim to
our great Clearance
Sale the biggest both in
VALUE-GIVING and volume of
sales. These arrows point out three
great SPECIALS that will do much
to help us accomplish our purpose.
Here are other SPECIALS that make
sure a FINAL CLEARANCE and
Half price for Cheney Silk Neck
wear, Sweater Coats, Winter Caps,
Mufflers and Fancy Vests.
Besides all $1 Shirts at 79c; Hole
proof Hosiery, six pairs for $1; our
best 50c fleece-lined Underwear at
29c and Vassar Swiss Underwear 336
off; also a great sale of Men's Pants
and Duck and Sheep-lined Coats.
Coats, Suits &
Suits and Overcoats
Worth $15, $18 and $2CX All
wool and all new. Now on sale
make the last day
W ST W i .a'
And all Boys
Also a great
$4.85 Suits as
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