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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS,, TUESDAY, MAY 23, 1911.
Following 1b a resume of the Mils
passed at the session of the Illinois
legislature which has just closed:
Carrying general state expenses,
Incidental expenses of general as
sembly, f 140; also $5,000; salary of
"Million dollar" bill for salaries of
state officers and legislature.
For committee expenses special
committees of legislature, $56,800.
Appropriates $15,000 for legislative
Fixes employees' salary list for gen
eral assembly, 102 employees, at $395
Carries $600,000 as first Installment
on butt ding new penitentiary at Joliet.
Next general assembly approve
For ordinary expenses. JoMet pris
For te curing plans and starting
work on new $1,500,000 state insane
For improvements and ordinary,
Chester prison, $2S5,350.
For Pontiac reformatory, ordinary
For extraordinary charity expenses,
For charity expenses, including tak
ing over of Dunning by the state, $6,
000,000, to which may he added $345,
000 in anticipated fees by state board
For ordinary expenses Carbon dale
Normal, $75,300; Improvements, $100,
000. For Eastern Normal school at
Charleston, ordinary, $75,000; new
buildings, etc, $83,500.
For new training school at Normal,
$125,000; extra expenses, $40,800; or
For extraordinary expenses, De Ka'b
Normal, $28,200; ordinary. $S1.000.
For ordinary expenses, Macomb
Appropriates $5,000 as preliminary
to erection of state historical building.
For expenses game department, $43,-
Appropriates $225,000 for purchase
of Starved Rock and adjacent lands
fcr state park.
For expenses of state and county
farmers' institutes, $21,000.
For new bridges on the tadpole
For expense? ot president's Spring
field visit, $8,600.
For painting portrait of former Lieu
tenant Governor Sherman, $500.
For deficiency appropriation of state
For quarterly salary to heirs of late
Judge R. W. Wright, $1,250.
Remaining salary to widow of late
Justice C-uy C. Scott.
For office Cre marshal, $100,000.
For a monument at Equality for Col.
M-chael V. Lawler, $5,000. '
'ror salaries of food inspectors. $10,
S75. For erection of Illinois monument at
Ker.esaw mountain, $12,000.
For expenses of state Association of
Milk Producers, $1,000.
New buildings, state fair, $216,000.
Expenses Association of Dairymen,
For expenses of Illinois commission
Panamn-Paciflc exposition, $2,500.
For state park, Fort Chartres, $5,000.
For expenses of funeral of the Iste
Representative Frank C. Burke, $958.
For expenses of new legislative com
mission to revise county and town
ship organization law, $6,000.
For state horticultural society, $10,
000. Creates office of supervising engi
neer for state board of administration
and general assemblv at salarv of
For expenses state association, state
For cost of state water survey, $20,-
For county fairs, $60,000.
How to Get a
If you hare ever found your,
self with about ten minutes in
which to get a meal it will be
wi for you to remember that
up Iiare iu siot-k various can
ned foods for the -purpose.
READY TO SERVE.
Soups of all kinds, can . . 10c
Veal leaf 16c
lotted meats 5q
Ubby's potted ham .... 15q
Lobster 15c & 26c
Salmon ... lgc 20 & 25c
: ardlnes, domestic oil or
mustard dressing 6c
Sardines. Norway smoked
sardines in pure olivo oil. 15o
Chili con came, Libby's
Mexican style, with beans
very hot "lCc
Tauiale. Libby's Mexican
Vegetables mixed. 12 kinds,
iu a can . '. 10c
Suuer kraut, fine 10c
Sweet potatoes, fancy Jer
t'r.aghvtti. Van Camp's
!:al:an style 15c
We are selling agents for
Folger's higii grade coffees. Try
2207 Fourth Avenue.
Bills Passed by the Illinois Legislature
For expenses of State Association
of Bee Keepers, $1,000.
For board of agriculture, $20,820.
For claims awarded, court of claims,
For the education at the Untrersity
of Illinois of Berthol C. Jorgensen,
$8,000. the money to be expended un
der the direction of the board of ad
Visitor of Children Regulates state
visiting of children and makes salary
' of state visitor, who is placed under
civil service, $2,000 annually.
Delinquents Authorizing Jury trials
in cases of delinquent children.
Branch Hospitals Authorizes boards
of county commissioners to establish
branch hospitals. The bill backed by
Peter Bartsen and the Cook county
board, with the Intention of establish
ing three branch hospitals.
New Insane Asylum Authorizes the
establishment of a new Insane hos
pital lnvnorthern Illinois by the state
board of administration, with a ca
pacity of 1,600 patients, at a cost of
not more than $1,250,000.
Visitation of Blind Appropriate
$10,000 for visitation and Instruction
of blind under direction of board of
8urglcal Institute Creates state In
stitution for crippled children under
fourteen years of age, under supervi
sion of state board of administration.
Soldiers' Home Provides when an
old soldier who has been llvlng-at the
home at Qulncy with his wife dies
the widow shall not be compelled, as
now, to leave the home.
State Wide Extends present state
civil service law, now applying chiefly
to charitable Institutions, to all state
j departments, particularly penitentl
j arles, reformatories, state boards and
I departments, and to the executive of
! flees. There is a list of exemptions
which excludes from the operation of
J the law certain confidential clerks in
the office of the governor and the elec
tive state oScials. as well as to the
teaching staff of the University of Illi
nois and the state normal schools.
Only residents of the state are per
mitted to take entrance examinations
for the classified service, except for
technical positions. Full hearing upon
I formal charges by the state civil serv-
Ice commission is provided as a pre
i requisite for discharge. Efficiency
' tests and promotions are provided.
! Hianket protection is afforded to all
employees on the lists on June 30,
j 1911, when the law becomes effective.
j Reports Fixing maximum price of
i volumes of supreme court reports at
i $1.50. Plates to revert to state after
3,500 copies shall have been printed.
i Appellate Providing for additional
: branch appellate court In Chicago
when the number of cases awaiting
hearing shall reach 250. Three Judges
may be appointed to the extra court
by the supreme court from state cir
cuit courts or from the Cook county
Cook County Provides for six addi
tional superior court Judges In Cook
county, as per the last census, to be
elected in November, 1911.
Wills Permits chancery courts to
construe wills where there Is no trust
Parole Board Legalizes board of
pardons as a board of parole to con
form with supreme court decision and
authorizes five parole agents.
Probate Practice Amends the pro
bate law with respect to the presump
tion of death In the cases of persons
long absent and unheard of.
Change of Venue Provides that
when a change of venue is granted be
cause of the prejudice of the judge
the litigants need not move to anoth
er Jurisdiction for the trial of the ease.
but that another judge may be called
into the original Jurisdiction.
Legislative Members Excusing law-
yers wno are members or tee legis
I lature from attendance in court during
Jurors' Pay Increase pay in courts
J of record from $2 to $3 dally.
! Circuit Clerks' Fees Makes new
! fee bills for circuit court clerks.
County Clerks State county clerks'
i association bill readjusting fee bill of
1 county clerks.
t Clerks' Fees Gives $6 additional a
! day fee to clerks of courts of record
J for duty attending court.
I Writ cf Error Permits review of
I objections made to rulings of the court
I by use of writ of error.
Elections Establishes time of hold-
i lng elections for superior court Judges
In Cook county, one in June, 1915; six
In June, 1916; four In November, 1911,
and one in April, 191S.
Drainage Districts Amends drain
age act to provide that where lower
drainage districts are damaged by
upper districts court may assess d Ma
nges against the upper district and de
termine the proportion which an upper
district eball pay for benefits which
may be derived.
Sanitary Districts Creates sanitary
districts In counties, by combination
Swat the Fly;
An allied Cy-swattiEg movement
has been started In North Carolina
that other states ell might emulate.
The following "fly catechism" is dis
tributed In the schools of North Car
olina: ! "1. Where Is the fly born? In
"2. Where does the Cy lle? In
' every kind of filth.
3. Is anything too filthy for the
'4. (a) Where does he go when
of two or more Incorporated towns or
cities. Wanted in Lake county. Law
Is modeled after Chicago sanitary dis
Water Districts Companion meas
ure to foregoing, authorising the or
ganization of water districts for the
purpose of securing pure water.
Pension Establishes teachers' pen
sion fund in cities of 25,000 and great
er, on same basis aa the Chicago
teachers' pension fund and extending
It to the smaller cities of the state.
Elections Plac.es election of boards
of education in cities having election
commission, except Chicago, under
control of election commissioners.
Defectives Authorizes the Chicago
board of education to maintain schools
for deaf, dumb, crippled, blind, sub
normal, convalescent and Incipient
Nurses for Children Provides
boards of education may , appoint !
nurses to take care of children.
Transfer of Children Provides that
when a school district contains less
than six pupils it may cease to main
tain a school and instead send the
children to an adjoining district, pay
ing a proportionate share of the ex
penses of that district and furnishing
transportation to the child-en.
District Consolidation Permit the
consolidation of school districts when
one is unable to maintain a school.
Elections Separate elections of
township high school questions from
school trustee elections.
High 'Schools Permits any territory
comprising parts of different contigu
ous townships to constitute Itself a
high school district.
Teachers' Pensions Permits former
school teachers privilege of re-entering
pension fund by re-entering school
service. Another bill places all moneys
deducted from salaries as forfeitures
in pension fund.
Expense Provides that counties
shall pay cost of aJl general, county
and state elections, and that town
ship or municipality shall pay cost
of local elections.
Pay Raises pay of election Judges
and clerks In Chicago from $5 to $3
Ballot Arrangement Provides that
names of candidates for lower house
shall appear on the ballot at elec
tion In order regulated by the votes
received by them at the primaries,
the one receiving the highest number
of votes being placed first.
Outer Harbor City bill passed au
thorizing the city of Chicago to pro
ceed with the building of an outer
harbor. Bond issue authorized, which
must go to referendum before be
coming effective.. Entire project left
in the hands of the city council, un
restricted as to time.
Calumet Kleeman bill passed au
thorizing the sanitary district of Chi
cago to proceed with building of a
harbor in Lake Calumet, connected
with Lake Michigan by way of the
Calumet river. Provision that one
and one-half miles of the Sag sanitary
channel shall be constructed before
Fraternal Amends fraternal Insur
ance law to prompt societies to con
duct and maintain sanitariums free
from the restrictions of the law passed
Accident Extends to life Insurance
companies organized under Illinois
laws the same privileges of writing
health insuranoe aa la granted to com
panies not organised under Illinois
laws. Restrictions are Identical with !
the law covering foreign companies,
Ten Hour Bill Limiting employ
ment of women to ten hours; enlarg
ing number of trades Included.
Occupational Diseases Bill offered
by occupational diseases commission
enacted. Compels employers of labor
which must work with utensils or
materials detrimental to health to
amply protect their men. Details of
law are rigid, and compel modem con
ditions to be maintained In factories.
Compensation Worklngmen's com
pensation act. Establishes the prin
ciple cf compensation, optional with
the employe, and based upon the re
cent New York deolsion. Limit of
financial responsibility of employer Is
$3,500. Covers all classes of employ
ment. Liability Employers' liability law
as wanted by the labor Interest.
Eliminates the fellow servant doctrine
as a defense in cases of personal dam
age by reason of the fault of a fel
Coal Mines. Makes thorough revis
ion ' of coal mining laws relating te
the protection and safety of miners.
Another bill prohibits sinking of a
gas or ell well within 250 feet of the
entrance or exit of a coal mine.
Factory Inspection Number of in
spectors increased from twenty-five te
thirty and salaries adjusted.
Employment Bureau Provides that
fees of state free employment offices
Do it Now
he leaves the manure pile and the
spittoon? Into the kltehen and din
ing room, (b) What does he do
there? He walks on the bread fruit
and vegetables: he wipes Ms feet en
the butter and bathes in the butter,
"ft. Does the fly visit the patient
sick with consumption, typhoid fe
ver and cholera infantum? He does
and may eall on you next.
"6. Is the Cy dangerous. He is
man's- worst pest end more danger
be turned into treasury and fixes sal
aries. Miners Establishes institute for
miners at the University of Illinois.
Coal Mines Regulates character of
black powder used in blasting as pro
moting safety of miners.
Soldiers Home Prohibits sale or
distribution of intoxicants within two
thirds of a mile of the soldiers and
sailors' home at Quincy.
Drinking on Trains Prohibits use
of intoxicants on railroad trains ex
cept on regular buffet or dining cars.
Railroad employes authorized to en
force the law.
Annexation Provides that annexa
tion Questions may be submitted at
least once every two years instead of
five years as in the present law.
City Councils An emergency act,
authorizing the official recognition of
the election of surplus aldermen un
til the next ward redisricting.
Commission Form Recall provision
in the commission form of government
law changed from 75 to 55 per cent,
as the else of the petition necessary
to inaugurate recall proceedings.
Commission Form Permit annual
census in cities working under com
mission form of government for the
purpose of fixing salaries.
Tax Eliminates hospital tax from
the aggregate maximum of tax rate
provided for cities.
Road and Bridge Tax Authorizes
cities or villages to levy road and
bridge tax not exceeding 35 cents on
the. $100. Three-fourths of the city
council may levy an additional street
tax not exceeding 25 cents on the
Day Labor Authorizes commission
er of public works to hire labor by
day or hour for municipal work.
Police Pension Fund Regulates the
raising and distribution of police pen
sion funds in cities of between 9,000
and 50,000 population and eliminating
cities that have not adopted police
i civil service.
! City Funds Provides that In places
; Incorporated by special charter the
city council may regulate the deposit
of city funds.
Objectionable Buildings Enables
city councils to require garages, un
dertaking establishments, junk shops,
livery stables, etc., to obtain frontage
consents when located In a residence
Pension Fund Establishes pension
fund for employes In house of correc
tion. Municipal Funds Authorizes mu
nicipalities to use sinking funds for
the - irehase of tax anticipation war
Bathing Beaches Authorizes cities
to condemn lands for bathing beaches
or for recreation piers.
Revision Revises municipal courts
act to provide that personal service la
necessary in forcible detainer cases.
Also extends the power of municipal
court judges to Issue bench warrants.
Civil Service Places control of all
bailiffs and clerks in the muntctpal
courts of Chicago under the civil
service contmlssion of the city of Chi
cago. City civil service law extended
to cover all municipal court positions.
Municipal court Judges have the pow
er to regulate salaries of employes,
but not of discharge, which mu3t be
by trial before the city commission.
Law must be adopted by referendum
vote and blanket provision protects
all employes at date that referendum
election Is held.
UNIFORMS Appropriates $11,000
for National guard and naval reserve
$389,917 annually for ordinary ex
penses of National guard and naval
TORPEDO BOAT Appropriates $5.
016 to pay expenses of bringing tor
pedo boat to Chicago from Charleston,
SECOND REGIMENT Provides
for sale of present site of Second Reg
FORT CIIARTnE9 Site cf Fort
Chartrea, Monroe county, established
as a state. park,
WILMETTE Grants forty acres of
"made" land to Wllmette for park pur
poses, CIVIL SERVICE Plaees employees
ef park commissions under elvll serv
ce, PENSIONS Creates park police
ADULT PROBATION Law, backed
by Civic Federation of Chicago. Legal
ly establishes probation system which
has been more or less in force in the
Municipal courts of Chicago. Provides
a parole system, either by plea of
guilty or upon conviction. In minor
criminal offenses, provding that the
paroled person shall Bot leave the
state without court's consent; that he
shall violate no municipal report ef
ous than wild beasts er rattle
snakes, "7. What diseases dees the fly
carry? He carries typhoid fever,
tubereuloais and summer complaint.
How? On his wings and hairy feet.
What U his eerreet name? Typhoid
"8. Did he ever kill any one? He
killed more American soldiers la the
Spanish-American war than the bul
lets of the Spaniards.
"9. Where are the greatest num
ber cf cases of typhoid fever, con
sumption and summer rompl&Int?
Where there are the most files,
. "10, Where are tta most flies?
Ms whereabouts and conduct, and
shall give bond to keep his parole.
ADMINISTRATION RAIL BILL
Glvee state warehouse and railroad
commission power to regulate all
common carriers, to decide on reason
able rates, and to force regulations
for safety of passengers and train
men. -UNIFORM BILL OF LADING The
uniform bill of lading act, modeled, aft
er the national law and In conformity
with the recommendations of the uni
form bill of lading commission.
Taxes Compels notice to be given
to trustees in trust deeds or mort
gages, when property is about to be
sold for taxes.
Tax Collections -Amendment to the
set providing for the collection of
taxes in counties not under township
Concerning Plats Transfers Juris
diction from the county clerk to the
county treasurer in cases where a
person owning city property fails to
plat it properly for taxation.
Good Roads Establishes Office of
county superintendent of roads and re
drafts all roads and bridges statutes.
Provides for tax on motor vehicles,
graduated by the horsepower of
the vehicles, and provides that the
receipts from license fees shall be dis
bursed among the counties in propor
tion to the amount of road and bridge
tax levies. Provides speed limit
for motor vehicles, 25 miles per hour
in the country.
Heavy Hauling Prohibits heavll
loaded wagons from using gravel or
macadamized roads when In wet weath
er roads are In bad condition.
Tax Levy Authorizes additional tax
levy of 25 cents on $100 for roads and
bridges purposes by counties.
One Mill Tax Establishes an an
nual tax levy of one mill, to be col
lected with the state taxes, for the
maintenance of the state university.
The fund thus collected to be dis
bursed by the trustees and to be in
lieu of substantial part of the appro
priations for ordinary expenses by the
legislature. Estimated to yield an
annual revenue to the university of
Appropriation Two bills, carrying
$3,007,300 for ordinary and extraor
dinary expenses and new buildings for
Tuberculin Tests Prohibits city
councils from enforcing the tuberculin
test In regulating the sale of milk. Bill
backed by the dairy interests adjacent
to Chicago. This Is the Shurtleff bill,
which was bitterly opposed by Dr. W.
A. Evans and the Chicago health de
partment. Apiaries Creates office of state in
spector of apiaries and penalty estab
lish od for selling or exposing dis
Chinch Bugs Emergency act caus
ing the state entomologist to proceed
against the chinch bug, and $S,000
appropriated for the purpose.
Publication of Reports Compels
public officials to publish their finan
cial reports within thirty days after
the end of the fiscal year, but estab
lishes a limit of expense for same.
Dynamiting Bridges Providing Im
prisonment for from one to ten years
for persons found guilty of placing ob
struction on tracks, dynamiting
bridges, or cutting power wires.
Wanted by interurban company as
Fees and Salaries Bill made neces
sary by Attorney General Stead's
opinion that all fees from all state
boards, departments and commissions
shall be turned Into the state treas
ury. County Auditor Creates office of
county auditor In counties between
76,000 and 800,000 population.
Historical Library Provides for po
sition of curator of state library.
Itinerant Venders Requires Itiner
ant venders In a town less than 120
days and conducting "bankrupt" or
"Are" sales to deposit $500 with the
secretary of state to guarantee they
will do what they advertise. Known
as the "local merchants' protective
Burial Associations Provides asso
ciations collecting money from poor
people for funeral expenses shall
keep certain sums on deposit with the
Publication of Crime Prohibiting
the publication of the details of 'mur
ders or other similar crimes.
Fraternal Societies Fraternal er
benevolent societies not for profit au
thorised to own real estate.
Stock Foods Protects stock foods
from adulteration and places inspec
tion under the state food inspector.
Medical Students Amends medical
act to provide for license to practice
to nongraduates after eigkteea
menths' experience in authorized hos
pitals. Fish Bill Revision ef fish law as
recommended by fish and game com
missioner. License fee of $10 Is
Where there is the meat filth,
VI 1, Why sheuld we kill the fly?
Because he may kill us,
"13, Hew shall we kill the fly?
Destroy all the filth about the hou&e
and yard. Kill the fly with a wire
sereen paddle, er stieky paper or
"IB, Kill the fly la any way, but
kill the fly,
"14, If there Is filth anywhere
that you cannot remove, eall the of
fice of the board of health and ask
for relief before yea are stricken
with disease and perhaps death."
All the news &U til Usa Tfa Argu
Saolsies and Jumbles
Light and Behaou
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It thoroughly leavens and adds healthfulness to these delightful
little cakes. The most delicate flavors are not injured. It does
not give a bitter taste. Get some to-day and prepare
A Treat for the Children
This SummerWhy Not?
Get away from your present environments for a
few weeks. Bask In the sunshine and breathe the
ozone of the mighty mountains. ' Every facility
for the full enjoyment of outdoor sports and the
greatest advantages In hotel comfort and conven
ience are provided.
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Fast trains splendidly equipped all the way every
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Sanitary: N" cushions or padding
of felt, excelsior, asbestos or other
absorbents which collect the odora
of cooking and breed germs and
Durable : The steel construction
makes the cooker durable over long
periods of use. No wooden cabiaet
to become warped and cracked by
Workmanship: The very best,
manufactured by the Vacuum Insu-i
lating company, who also make the
OPPOSITE HARPER HOUSE.
Bicycle tires $2.50 and up (guaranteed)
Automobile tires Goodrich and Michelin.
Motorcycle tires Goodrich and G. & J.
Carriage tires Solid and cushion.
William H. Belles
Old phone Wert 1351.
2412 Third Avenue and Y. M. C. A. Building.
WE MAKE SHIRT. AND COLLAR WORK OUR
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Phone West 237,
DIGESTIBLE WHEN YOU USE
CONTAINS NO ALUM
F. H. Plummer, City
Pass. Agt., 18"-:i 2d Ave.,
S. F. Boyd, IMv. Pans.
A Double Compartment
It will roast, bake or boll.
It will reduce your fuel
bill about 80 per cent. or
It will give you your af
ternoons to yourself insteid
of keeping you In or near
It will keep all odors of
cooking out of the bouse.
No more smell from onion?,
cabbage or cauliflower than
from boiled rice.
Capacity Large well 12
quarts; small well eight
Equipment One 12
quart aluminum utensil;
two four quart aluminum
utensils; two large soap
stone radiators; one small
soapstone radiator, one bak
ing rack; two wire lifters.
sheet steel exterior, rust
proof galvanized steel In
terior. Price $12.00
1808 Third Avenua.