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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
SATURDAY. MARCH I. inu.
PROTEST IS MADE
federated Unions at Bock Is
land Arsenal Appeal to
Members of Congress.
IGAINST TAYLOR SYSTEM
Declare In ..utter That Pre oed
Working Rules Are Heartless
len Wade Colfax, aged 73, widow of
the late Schuyler Colfax, died today
It was the 42nd anniversary of her hus
band's inauguration as vice president
of the United States.
The federated labor unions of
lock Island arsenal, following their
neet'.ng at Turner hall, Davenport,
n which they protested against the
introduction of the Taylor system in
:he Bhops at the arsenal, the follow
ng letter has been addressed to ev
ery member of congress and the een
ife, the text being made public here
Rock Island Arsenal. March 1.
Dear Sir: Since the constitution of
:he United States gives to all citizens
.he right to petition "congress for a
redress of grievances, the employes
Df the Rock Island arsenal, wish to
ask you as p. member of the highest
law making body in th land to use
your best efforts to prevent the war J
department from installing in its
shops a certain new system of shop
management known as the Taylor sys
tem. At a mass meeting, recently
held by tln employes of the Rock Is
land arsenal, at which nearly every
one of the 1.500 employes were pres-
If you skate
Races next Wednesday
Masquerade the 15th.
Roller rink closes
Wednesday, March 22.
Kerler & Co. make rues.
Bay a home of Reidy Bros.
Tri-city Towel Supply company.
For express, call Spencer & Trefz.
Call Oscar Swanson, Union express.
Freeh river fish at 171)? Third ave
nue. West 1092. We deliver.
Fresh supply Mrs. Austin's famous
buckwheat flour at all grocers.
Let William Johnson do your tin and
furnace work. 1316 Third arjnue.
Fresh supply Mrs. Austin's famous
buckwheat flour at ail grocers.
H. T. Siemon wants your tin and
furnace work. 1626-1528 Fourth ave-
Watch main springs guaranteed
one year for 75 cents. Young & Mc
Combe. Fresh supply of Mrs. Austin's fa
mous pancake flour. Now at your
Ladies' silk lisle hose in all coiors.
extra good values at 2D cents. Young i
Young & McCombs' 6ale of shirts j
is still in voque. There are a few J
!of the white pleated ones in all sizes'
at C9 rents.
ent the Taylor system of shop man- , , ,
. .... ,i;j Our stock of neckwear was so.
aeement was thoroughly explained,! ,. ... ...
, . . large that the assortment is Ft ill com-;
and its various oppressive features . Same
were thought to be so pernicious and, McCombs.
so detrimental to the bent interests; 6
of tho American workingmen. and of! Saturday night special in mens,
such a nature as to be a virtual re- , hs- regular 25c value, two for 2a i
during of employes to a state of serf-! ct8- 0 cent values two for .0 .
dom, depriving them of many of their .nts. "ioung & McCombs.
cherished liberties, the following res- j Jacob W. Hercules, architect and!
eer, reinforced concrete. Ready for
business March 7. Offices 400-401
Peoples National bank building. Bell
phone West 584.
The spring weight ladies' knit un
derwear is on display. Ladies' cot
ton vests, long tleeves. high neck.
. priced at 25 cents and Munsing's
knit union suits, long sleeve, high:
neck and ankle length, tape neck,
! marked 75 cents at Youns & Mc-
olution was unanimously adopted
MKASS HKGRIJATIO. j
We, thef-mployes of Hock. Island ar-j
senal in mass meeting assembled, j
realizing that the inauguration of the i
Taylor system of shop management j
will meau tile degradation of every
emploe who will be successful in re
taming his position through the eliru
ination of his weaker fellow-workman
by means of the relentless
speeding up at a constantly accelerat
ed pace, which is a feature of the new
system, and through the keen 'onipe-j
tition as to wages, which will mean JQ RECEIVE TERttiS
the using of a cheaper and cheaper I
grade of workmen on all grades of COUNTY BASTILE
work, which in turn will mean the exo
dus from the tri-cities of a large bod
of our best citizens, we therefore.
wish to make it known to those in au
thority over us and to the general
public that we emphatically protest
against the installation of any system ;
it" in'j tn, pmiint kn ii n. 4 mprir:i ri mid! ThoItlM Ryan
so heartless in its principles of opera- j were arrested last night on charges
tion. and will use everv means with-j of being drunk and disorderly and I
in our power to frustrate any attempt j tnis morning they were sent to the
to fasten this system or any similar j (.ounl jail bv Police Magistrate C.
one upon us, and request the cessa-1 , ,
. . ... , J . Smith. Coyle received a sentence
tion of all present effort w hich tends j J
towards its inauguration. j ' 1 days and Ryan was given 20
oiufXT to I'Aiiiiit. r.vi:.TS. days. Ryan, it was alleged, was
We also object to the recently es-, mooching" in addition to being
tablished system of partial payments. 1 j-..-.w
i Thomas I. van and Edward Cyle !
Were Drunk ami Disorderly '
Negroes Air Troubles.
and Edward Coyle
Milton Moss and Garfield Grabel,
We believe that the piece w orker is j
enritleH trt Tfcfiv parnines an!
promptly and frequently as the man, colored fellows, had their trou
who works by the day. He will suf bles aired before the police magis
fer inconvenience and sometimes loss , t rate this morning. Moss had Grabel
through delayed payment of bills ua- arrested on a charge of assault with
dor this system. L dead, weapcm. He claimed that
We also ask for a modification of; , . . , . . . ...
. . , - - the defendant had attacked him with
the method of marking our efficiency ' k ..
cards to the extent that we be not:,. . , . . ,
. ., , . . him up. The magistrate was in-
demerled for necessao absence on, q that th(? tQ ,houd j
account of sickness or death. difference8 out of court j
land he could not see any reason for;
holding Grabel on the charge and
accordingly the case was dismissed.
ACTING UPON HINT
Advice of Attorney Brandeis Is
Being Followed by Rock
IN THE CHURCHES.
(Continued from Page Seven.)
Dr. J. W
Will He Known u an ' Efficiency
imniue" and ll Will Stan
m. Services at 7:30 p.
Stewart will preach.
I United Presbyterian, Third avenue
NAMED and Fourteenth street. Rev. J. L.
j Vance, pastor. Sunday school at 9:30
a. m. Junior society at 2:J0. loung
! people's meeting at fi:45. Services at
10:45 a. ni. and 7:"0 p. m. Rfv. J. M.
! Hamilton of Monmouth will preach.
! First Methodist, corner Fifth are
The doctrines of increasing railroad nue and Nineteenth street. Rev. T. E.
efficiency by scientific systems have Newiand, pastor. Sunday school at!
found a new foothold in the manage 9:50 a. m. Services at 10:45 a. m. and
meut of the Rock Island railway. An- i 7.30 r m. Epworth league at
nounccinent ha been made of the ap-6:30. Morning theme, "Yisioned or
jointment of at. "efficiency committee." j Visionless?'' Evening theme, "A Ixok
whose function wi'.l be to investigate. ! at His Kr.ce."
standardize and systematize office , Spencer Memorial Methodist, cor
work and methods throughout the en -j ner Forty-third street and Seventh
tire system of the road, with the ob- ; avenue. Rev. F. E. Shu't, pastor.
Ject of increasing their efficiency. , Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Preaching at
The appointment of the committee ii ' 10:45 a. w. and 7:30 p. tn. Junior
:n accordance with a policy of stand-; Epworth league at 2:30
ardization adopted by the Rock Island j Senior Epworth league at 6:"n.
over a year ago. and the new commit
tee, which is officially called the "ac- !
counting committee." is the third which :
has been established since that time.
HOI'K KOK itllG.
Ije Roy Kramer, assistant to the see
ing theme. "God's Way of Building"
Evening theme. "Restoration Front
Sin." Special music at both services
Gorman Methodist, corner Fourteenth
stteet and Sixth avenue. Rev. William
cnoecig. pastor, feundav school at
Bock Island, III.
ES.imGaba&ikn iS.IWCobsaCcc :S.T$SCahs & Cor,
Rock Island, III. I ROCK ISLAND. ILL, ' RacK Uiand, ll.inois.
iiarc!i dale of Uiina, U
Begins Moedajp .
ROCK ISLAND, ILL,
With this Great McCabe sale of China and Glassware comes fully S35, 000 worth of the world's best produced merchandise
at a saving of from 20 to 50 per cent.
A Wonderful Sale of Everything You Need, Offering Values Rarely Matched Here or Elsewhere.
Kaviland, Austrian, German, Japanese and Syracuse China Rich American and Imported Cut
Glass representing the world's most famous makers of China and Cut Glass.
OPEN STOCK WARE There never need be a gap in your dinner set if it is one of our open stock patterns. Let careless
handling smash the dishes, 3011 can always replace them and keep the set complete. We show about 30 open stock pat
terns in Haviland and Company, Theodore Haviland, Austrian, German, Syracuse and English and American China and
Porcelain in the very newest shapes and decorations.
Fancy Plates and Salads
At Ys to x2 Less than Usual
Beautiful hand Tainted bread and butter plates, lmrorted to sell at r.nc.
for the March sale 1 i)0
Flat coupe dessert p'ates, regularly 60c, March sale ."c
Fruit or cake plates in a -sorted fruit designs, worth to fi5e 25
Enameled and hand-painted bread and butter plates, floral designs,
regularly 25c, special lOt
Salad bowls, handsome decorations, regularly 2nc. special lo
Fin hand-painted and enameled fancy plates, gold and conventional
designs, worth to $4..'0, special SI-OS
Syracuse Dinnerware at an
Average of Half
The name Syracuse on China stands for much
that is important to the purchaser. The shapes
are dainty, decorations of neat design, every
piece perfect and these, are the low prices:
Individual butters. re. tea plates 10c, soup plates l.'c, dinner plates
l-oc, covered dishes 75c, Casseroles 75c, bakers ;j0c, meat platters 75c.
pickles 25c. oatmeals 15c, bone plates 5c, etc., etc.
Samples of Hand
AN eastern Importer who
is American agent for
the principal Kuropean
manufacturers sold us his
line of samples at a conces
sion of 50c on the dollar.
They are mostly hand dec
orated in many artistic de
signs that would ornament
any china closet. We have
also gone through our regular
stock and taken out ail small
lots, everything except full
lines for this Great March
sale. In many items there are
no duplicates. We therefore
advise early selection, .Sal
ads. Bonbons, Hair Boxes,
Sugar and Creams. Choco
late Pots. Cracker Jars. Cel
ery Trays, Cake Plates,
Chop Plates. Cups and Sauc
ers. Olive Dishes, Spoon
Trays, 4 lots on tables at
about half regular price,
39c 69c 97c $1.39
English China dinner set 100 pieces, neat green lace border design, regu
larly f 25.00. special for March sale S1HSO
Austrian China 100 piece dinner eet, pretty floral decoratlonn. rei'lr!y
$19.00, special this sale 812 OO
Old English flow blue Chim 100 p!ece dinner set S1G OO
C.rlndley's China 100 piece dinner sets, beautiful gold border design,
regularly, I22.UO value S 1 7i IT
'American China 100 piece dinner net. choice shapes and pretty flora! dee
orations. $1 5.00, for 91150
American porcelain 10 piece dinner sets floral and gold decorated Jf)
White and gold American porcelain dinner sets, 100 piece $7 75
100 piece dinner sets beautifully necorated American porcelain, rnular
ly $lii.00, special for this Marcn snle SO 73
Special March Sale of Jardiniers and
The new mat green Jardiniers in
$1.50 value, pick em out at
8 and J Inch sizes.
regul.irlv up to
Rookwood style Jardiniers in
to 10 Inch sizes, special for the Manh s.ne.
Vmbrclla stands in handsome blended colors, regularly $2.50 Sl!!)
Table Glassware & Tumblers
Plain colonial and fancy pressed
Large 8 inch berry bowls in fancy
presscut design 1S
Cream and sugars, plain colonial
shape, pair 18C
Footed comports, colonial and faner
pressed design, worth to 25c...
7 piece water set Jug and six tumb
lers to match
Thin blown etched water tumbiers,
assorted designs, regularly $1.25
dozen, special for set of 0 35
Blown water tumblers with engrav
ed band, decorations, per set. .0
Fruit saucers in polished vresscut
design, specially priced 3
Fancy Vases at Half
Beautifully decorated in aftistlc
designs also mat greens in colonial
14 Inch fancy decorated China vases
handled tankard and colonial
shapes, worth regularly $1.25, this
March sale J9
The new mat green fower vases. 12
to 2-i inches tall, worth to $2.0o.
Genuine American Cut
When You See the Cut Glass and Hear the Prices
You'll Wonder Why We Sell at Such Low Prices.
f,-.M V--.- r- . ; '' -f
The Reason: A
of fine cut glass of
fered such sweeping
inducements that we
took several hundred
dollar's worth of the
Genuine Haviland China
Dinnerware at about half
Closing out htocl. p.ittrii Mal
land dinnerware, nciii pink floral d
sign, tastefully bnghi ihmJ wiUi
I 4 inch meat platters S OO
11 inch meat platters SI !."
luinth meat platt-rs Jrf
Covered vegetable dl-hes . . OO
Oatn.eal IiowIh T
Covered sttfars tTC
Cream pitclieis TvOf )
( overed luiitHis Jlfi
f I) il i idlial butters Of
A. 1). coflce cups and sam'-
er . . -!
at nily Hliont half.
Take your pick at
Beautiful art vases look like KooK
wood, assorted sizes, shares and de
signs, regularly $1.50, pick 'em up
? i- t rs.i ...
rri b m
handsomest we have
ever shown and it
will be a great fea
ture of shis .March
Water set. Jug and 6 tum
blers to match, new cut
design, regularly $?.00.
March sale S3. 75
Sugar and cream set, $3..-0
value, special SI OS
Nappies and bonbons,
rich all-over cut designs,
reifuiariy $1.00 value,
STATUARY RFDUCED FOR THE
About pier-tvi liaiit'"il fr.ili.iii
bronze statiiar., asoited sies and
nianv notitl habjertH In.'n which
to (boose, today f 1 1 - pibes are up
to $4 .no, when ou re. nl l!il Mm
ati take your pick for f Sf)
Handled olives and Jel
li'.q, regularly $1."0, spe
nerry bowls, large S inch
hize. rihly cut and pol
ished, regular. y $l.i'i.
for si or
Footed fern dish new of
tigan shape, sfHer lining,
regularly fs.oo src
Urass and Fancy Glass
fully cut . .
Water pitchers, rich cut
d"St:n. high!-.- poli.slud
ret-iilarly $5.00 for
March S2 75
About 1"i bran
t I f ii I pa ' lor
lamps in oxo
brass and dec.
filiihh C'ltntilef f
wil h t-bade to
w It h b 1 i
tip t $u.i,
t ;ikc your pick
during I bin
Vi e it March
hah-, . : ,.-.
The Linen Question Is of Vital Im
portance to Every Housekeeper
i HOSE who appreciate rood
linens usually buy here. What
eontribures so mu'h to the
enjoyment of a meal as the superb
quality of beautiful patterns of the
Our spring importations of qual
ty linens are f.'.st rrinforcing our
usually we'i seiected varieties. New
lots are constantly arriving and the
stock Is broadening and growing.
Table Damasks, Napkins, Towels.
Towelings. Fairings. Fancy linens,
etc. Among the specially notewor
thy items for this week is extra
heavy 70 inch pure linen cream
bleached fable Damask, plain cen
ters with beautiful floral border de
sign, for the rest of this week at.
75c the yard 75
Wide bleached toweling with color
ed border (10 yard limit) 7 He the
Large home spun absorbent bath
10 beautiful patterns, heavy bleach
ed double damask table lines 75
incheg wide, values $1.25 and $1.50
a yard, pick for three days at Just.
the yard Si 12
Large heavy napkins to match at
a dozen, $3.00 to S3 75
$1 Glass Kitchen Sets. 59c.
7-piece glass kitchen sets with
aluminum s' rew tops for cof
fee and spices, each jar labeb-d.
regularly $1.00, special Match ta'e
Men's guaranteed socks made of
sheer lisle like and mercerized
fabric in black, gray, navy, cade?,
helio. green and burgundy, t pa'r
guaranteed to wear six months.
pri-p per box. containing 6 pair
$3.00 and $1.50; single pairs "0c
Ladies' "Knotair" hose. 6 pair guar
anteed for six months, in mercer
ized and lisle like fabric, per bo.
J3 00 and S2 OO
HE corset first, has bei oine the
rnotto for eveTy fashionably
dressed woman and this year
more than ever, the figure that onn
has or may have is of puniuount
Is there in a woman's whole hre
a period so enchanting as tbut con
suraed in the preparation of t?.e
Coriets for ih brlrlf ha l-n
specialty of this Htor- for rni'iy
ears. Thu m-hou we have far out
clawed anv former In quality and
eletrarir-f of display. I be proper
fit of the- cornet rnak- the prepar
ing of the ret of the o.tufiie an
"i'iie hamlnorne flr'i'c of the bride
iimihI altraim more xdniiratlon
than the innht i gai.l osl ,riie.
M, i'ial rrK'-t SY'10 to i .', nr a
perfe't Ii at.Hollitelv . ! l. I a I, I ( eJ .
Free Methodist, Ninth a venae and
ond vice president, is to be chairman j 9:30. Preaching at 10:30 &. m. and
of the committee, and the other mem- j 7:30 p. m.
tiers include F. u. Reec. assistant to
ih? vice president, in charge of pur
chases; L. K. lvuff. auditor of disburse
ments; K. S. Gentle, district account
ant: and F. J. Kasley. superintendent.
The members of the committee be
lieve that by establishing uniform
'"Tt sts of Dnine Son?hip." Evening ;
st Against Man's
thftiV. "(iod's i'iot
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic, ! P- m. Sunday school at 9:10.
Twenty-eighth street and Fifth aye-
fifteenth 6treet. Rev. H. C. NN Ullng, street and Sixth avenue. Rev. J. K.
castor. Sunday school at 9:45 a. m. Swtin.-pastor. S-rvices at 10:30 a. m.
Services at 10:45 a. m. and 7:30 i and 7:S p. m. Sunday school at 12:30
p. ru. B. Y. P. I'. at :30 p. m.
Wyman A. M. E. Mission, Thirteenth
street and Fifth avenue. Rev. S. Mc-
-tandards of office methods they wiil J Dowel!, pastor. Services at 11 a. m.
be able to save for the road at least s and 3 p. m. and 7:30 p. m.
part of the million dollars a day Attor-
ney Hrandeia accused the roaas of rirst Baptist, corner Third avenue
wasting . and Fifteenth street
jpasior. swiasy scuooj at s:i a. rn. o. D. H. Lelard. paftor. Sunday actool
- - " j .-v Bl a. m. c.erv:ces at 10 : io a. ELL
jo. . cuu v. in. .viuri.iuj; lacme, .o. e-venmi- service.
West End Sunday school 7P0 Sixth
nue. Rev. J. F. Lockney. pastor. Mass street. Sunday school at 2:30 p. m
at 5 and 1:30 a. m. Sunday school at Prayer meeting Wednesday evening a ' JJ
i p. ra. Vespers at 7:30 p. m. 7:30. W. B. Parker, superintendent, if
St. Paul s Belgian Roman Catholic,
Twenty-fourth street and Eighth and -a t Church of Jesus Christ. Latter Day
T i . r. c i n A : Sainta f fnrmonai f irl,'a h..n r? t'-
Swedisa Baptist corner of Twenty- ; 8 , 8cbool at 2 p. m. Vespers at 3. P?. presiding clier. Sunday
iteV. !.. . i school St 1-20 n'rlnc. Pr-.Ki-,.
7:45. Reading roomn in church. opnpi The public
daily, except Sunday, from 2:0o t i p. 'ail s t;i(c-:i.
dially j:n ll d tc
first srrtct and Fifth avenue.
flolrnbcrg. pastor. Sjnday school a:
9.30 a. ru. Services at 10:45 a. m.
jand 7:15 p. ra.
i c- ij . -..--v. i n t " t-. n . .
i -w.. w- li,su. uji rr r in I w-
Rev. H. W. Reed, ; fourth street and Fifch avenue. Rev.
Widow of Schuyler Colfax Dead.
Souih IjcuJ, Ind., March 4. Mrs. E'-,
St. Mary's Roman Catholic, corner
af Fourth avenue and Twenty-Beeond
street. Fa.her Adolph Geyer, pastor.
Hails at 8 and 10:30 a m.
services at 2:30 o'clock.
First Church of C hrist. Scientist.
S25 Twenty - third ctrf-r
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic, comer Sunday at 10:45 a. m Subject for
Second avenue and Fourteenth street, j morning service. "Man." Sunday i '
Dean J. J. Qainn, pastor. Mass at , school following morning fcervice. Wed-: I
8 and 10:30 a. rn. Vespers at 7:30'.esday evening testimonial service at -
To Conserve Your Health
Take Red Circle Pills
They arouse your liver. Natur wiH do ti.; r - liest Liver,
Kidney and Htoruach U:ine.jy o'i catiii. No xi.ni-.a, no t-tiping; do not
interfere with your daily work. Will nli-w- ilm majority of chronic
complaints, thej moM of which arc- caii.v ! fnan torpni iy of th liver.
Only one pill for a done; 21 do-en, 25 rent. .Sold at
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