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THE ROCK? TSlZKm StRCTS, WEDyTESDT', JtJITTg, T9TT,
E GET RELIEF
from his office, when the latter per
son dared him to do it. A policeman
outiOuued the-, man'sv roogb. Journey to
Advertises for Victim.
Bloomington, July 12. Because he
irotu Country People Take
ty YotmgsteTS for Short
stole apples from a grocer 2o yearsJ
fL OMES NEED REST
? Other in Similar Condition
Tbo Would Be Greatly Bene-
flttod-by Stay cm Farm.
a children La been placed in
-tn the -cotnrtry districts through
tarts of Misses Dlna Ramser and
arefe-GUes, local charity workers,
ire seeking to provide temporary
ers wbere city children who are
edxf secreatian-inay spend vaca-
Tbe little ones win remain In
wintry for two weeks and possIbTy
Ther are to be treated as
4 a end ane -allowed to romp aronnd
lay as they desire with freed n
all unnecessary restraint.
' MA5T OTHERS IX NEED.
rre are still many children in the
vbo arm greatly in need of a simi
tcation and the ladles are seeking
s for -them. Mies Ramser and
will be glad to hear at any time
any one who is willing and
to grant accommodations for one
we of the youngsters and will b-
to furnish any farther data ile
iby prospectiTe hosts and bott-
Oil Plant Burned,
iro, Jaly 12. The plant of th?
lard Oil company was destroyed
re. The building wan set on fire
l unknown man who escaped.
Dogs KIM Cows.
tcomb, July 12 Two additional
have bfen added to the trail of
,ns left by the rampage of a mad
veral weeks ago. This makes a
of two horses axd four cows af
d wth the rabies.
Thousands of Fish Dead.
mkegan, July 12. Thousands of
fish line the shores of Lake-Mich-here.
Pollution dumped Into the
and harbor Is given as the cause
Girl Nearly Chokes.
eeport, July, 12. Miss Wackerly.-a
?ar-old girl, nearly choked to death
l she was struck In the neck by a
etree. She was driving at the
A cartilage In the girl's neck
broken by the blow.
Mayor Ejects Visitor.
ckford, July 12. Mayor Bennett
bly ejected an obnoxious visitor
ago, J. H. Ryker has advertised to
find out whom it was he purloined from
so that he might pay for the apples.
Mall Pouch Stolen.
MX Carmel, Julyl2. Six mall pouch
es stood side by side; one disappeared
and then there-were only Irve. a mys
tery surrounds the stealing of a mail
pooch, which was taken from tie Mt.
Toy Pistol Causes Death.
Belrldere, Jjly 12. Emory HeHgaa,
9 years old, died from lockjaw, the re
sult of having shot himself in the hand
with a toy pistol July 4.
$500,000 If He Stays Sober.
Mattoon, July 12. Sobriety and ab
stinence from gambling until he is
CO years old are the prices Charles T.
Montague must pay to inherit $300,000
left by his father, Joel T. Montague,
president of the Mattoon State Sav
ings bank. According to the will, Just
filed, all of the estate Is left In trust
and an income of $1,000 a year is af
forded. However, the son may get It
at the age of 50 if he is married and
has children. In case the son fails to
comply with the conditions of the will
all of the estate goes to the city of
Mattoon. Montague Is now 36 and a
Mule Kicks Boy to Death.
Mount Vernon, July 12. Eddie Greg
ory, 4 years old, was killed by beins
kicked in the head by a mule. Th4
child lived east of Mount Vernon.
Arrested on Honeymoon.
Bloomington, 'July 12. "While en
route to Oconomowoc, Wis., the honey
moon of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Alexander,
recently married at Vandalia, 111., was
disturbed when they were arrested at
Clinton charged with failure to pay a
Veteran Editor Arrested.
Bloomington, July 12. Charged with
misuse of the mails, Carl Zwanslg, vetr
eran editor of La Salle county, was ar
rested by Marshal Hunther and taken
to Chicago. He was indicted by the
federal grand Jury.
continue for six more
LASTING TILL NEXT WED. EVE., JULY 19,
" INSTEAD OF ENDING THE 13th AS WAS
ORIGINALLY, PL ANNED and ADVERTISED
As we will soon begin to move into otir three new upper floors, it is urgent that
our immense stocks be reduced as much as possible. This causes us to make
an exception and extend this July 20 Cash Discount Sale five days.
BALANCING THE SEXES.
Convenient things for
ponr lunch basket.
Ickles, sweet or sour gher
clns, sweet mixed, sour mixed,
luart Jars 25c
Bottles containing about one
lozen pickles 10c
AiUves, plain or stuffed, with y
nmentos, an sizes,
10c. 15c. 20c and 25c
Singular, Isnt It, th. Way Nature
Preserves the Equilibrium?
One of the most subtle and interest
ing problems of life, according to the
eminent statistician and student of
heredity. Professor Ii. J. Ewsrt, is the
numerical relationship of sex and its
influence njon the body politic. The
woman's rights movement is in essence
a mathematical and statistical problem,
according to him. There is not a gen
eral advance of woman, as some sociol
ogists assert. There is a sudden manl
festation of her power, a period of su
premacy and then a decline of her
T!ie xi Innntion is statistical mainly.
True. It li:is always been something of
: ;.ii7.le why the proportion of each
' :i ri'tarpntlv with little or no un-
rensou. is produced in the
oiliTs. The argument thnt if
MImicIi were not the case the particular
J5 pedes would not survive does not re-
Picture in your mind what a tre
mendous undertaking it is to move a
storeful of merchandise. You can
understand, then, -why we are anxious
to have no more to handle than posi
tively necessary. By extending this
20 Discount Sale five-more days we
can sell many thousand dollars worth
of goods, and thus save ourselves the
expense and trouble of moving them.
Besides it will enable many more
families to take advantage of the
rj i hp:
W (It! vfng
R r!!it nut
an . . .
lalf pound can 25c
i'eal loaf, LIbby's.
i can . 15c
Potted ham, seasoned, nice for
iandwlcbe8. a can 15c
Potted meats, ham or tongue
Savor, a can 5c
Vienna sausage, very appe
aring, a can 1 fjc
Baked beans. Van Camp and
can ... 10c, lte and 20c
Standard brands, large
Sardines, domestic in oil or
mustard dressing, a can. . 5c
Jmported. can 10c, 16c, 20c
Mustard, Boetje'e celebrated
home made, in glass
Jrs fic and 10c
Oranges, large, sweet. Juicy,
Basket, one handle, strong,
durable, each 5c and 10c
jvi-ul to us the methods by which this
object has been achieved. That some
I mechanism must exist by means of
j which within certain limits the number
of males and females born is regulated
Is proved by the facts of history,
where we have numerous examples of
wars and other social upheavals when1
males have largely suffered, and yet
within an apparently short period of
time, as measured by such events, a
i j balance has agaiu been established.
Tle sex equilibrium may be com
pared to that of a gyroscope, where the
(.Tester the disturbance of position
the greater is the force tending to re
establish its natural stood while in
motion. Current Literature.
This sale has grown in volume every day since it has
opened. People realize that our discount sales are all we
claim for them; that they are the foremost sales of the year.
Ten dollars in the savings bank
for a year brings you 40c. The
same amount spent for goods dur
ing this sale will bring you $2 by
increasing the buying power of
your money that much.
This sale gives you the chance
to buy what you need for the
house, the family or for personal
use at a saving of one-fifth. The
housewife who wisely governs the
expenses of the home will surely
not disregard this.
This is just the time to buy
table and household linens, tow
els and the like. $20 will buy as
much as $25 ordinarily.
" Buy silks for the waists and
dresses you will need later on.
Or dainty cotton goods needed
for the girls summer wash dres
ses. Regular 15c goods will cost
you but 12c; 20c goods, 16c; 50c
goods, 40c; $1 goods, 80c and so
on. If you are planning on going away, buy your travel
ing outfit now. Ready-made summer dresses and waists,
muslin underwear, shoes and traveling luggage can be
. - . bought at one-fifth off. You will scarcely find
a better time to buy rugs, curtains, dishes and
things of this kind that you need in your
home. Make up your list carefully, for not
for many months will you have another such
v chance. Make it a point to shop dur
ing the cool hours of the morning.
The new building
The picture shows oar building as
it appears since the three new stories
have been added. The first carload
of new fixtures has been delivered. -
THe first of the new floors will be
ready for occupancy in a week or so.
The others will be made ready as
rapidly as the fixtures can be placed.
As soon as the first is finished, we
will begin to move and continue
moving a floor at a time until all is
The first of the three new electric
elevators is now in operation. The
new spiral package conveyor is also
2207 Fourth Avenue
8h Had Noticed.
He was talking to the pessimistic.
ipliarp temgued daniseL
! "Have you noticed." he asked, "that,
;s a rule, bachelors are wealthier than
"I have." she replied.
"How do you account for it?" he in
quired. "The poor man marries and the rich
one doesn't," she answered. "A man
is much more disposed to divide noth
ing with a woman thsn he is to divics
something, you know."
Second and Harrison Streets
Main.'. First Het.l.
Maine's first public hotel was bu'lt
In 1GZA. Waddock's Ordinary, erected
i pear Old Orchard, according to a Saco
j historian, is entitled to the distinction.
The old tavern was erected by Henry
I Waddock and stood almost within
' sight of the large summer hostel ries
' which fringe the crescent shaped beach
t Old Orchard. Kennebec Journal.
318 Twenty-second St.
Express service and haul
ing -of All Kinds.
. Can West 981.
C. H.THORNHILL "
The Doctor'. Boy.
"Mamma, the doctor's boy next door
made faces at me."
"And what did yon dof
! stock out my tongue at him."
"Dear, dear! And what did th bad
boy do then?"
Hs Just said it was badly coated."
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
A Near Nature Return.
Ton must jnlt spending so much
time In rathskellers and get back to
"All right, doc. rd just as soon alt
la the palm room." Pittsburg Poet.
"My good man. bow did youapp
to b thrown out of work?"
"1 got out." replied Weary Wombat,
with dignity. "I didnt hare to be
thrown ont" LeuisrCle Courier-Jon"
THE MARRIAGE OF MISS EDNA
Williamson. 532 Twenty-second street
and William Voss took place this
morning at th home of the groom's
brother Henry Voss, Twelfth avenue
and Fourteenth street. Dr. W. S. Mar
quia of Broadway Presbyterian church
officiating. They were attended by
Miss Mary Robb and Loyal Robb. A
wedding dinner followed the ceremony
relatives of the young people being
the guests. The bride wore a dress
of light blue silk. Mr. and Mrs. Vcss
have gone to Chicago for a short wed
ding trip and upon their return will
mak their com for the time being
with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Toss. Mr.
Voas la employed in the certificate do
partment of th Woodmen and his
bride has been employed in the pnb
lication department of the Woodmen
FOR MISS BERGSTROM.
MISS ESTHER BERGSTROM, A
bride of this month, was the honoree
at a miscellaneous shower given by
Mrs. David Holmberg and Miss Hazel
Bergstrom, at the home of the for-
"WHIZ" ! th. natural enemy
of printer's ink. Try It today.
Prtmlam coupon In can. All
mer Monday evening. The house was
decorated in the wedding colors, yel
low and. white, festoons of the colors
decorating the chandeliers and ferns
and daisies being used about the
rooms. Twenty young ladies were
the guests, the evening being spent
with guessing games and music In
the contests the prizes were won by
Miss Etta Rogers and Miss Tessie
King. The bride-efect received many
useful gifts. The hostesses served
lunch during the evening.
HELEN MILLS CIRCLE.
THE HELEN MILLS CIRCLE OF
Broadway Presbyterian church held
an open meeting yesterday morning
at the home of Miss Helen Davis,
605 Twenty-sixth street. The meet
ing was made most interesting by
a talk by Miss Laura Marquis who
told of her trip abroad, speaking
especially of Korea, She exhibited
a number of curios which she
brought with her. At a business
session of the circle it was decided
to clothe the little deaf and dumb
girl at the Association house and
who is to be educated. Light re
freshments were served at the close
of the meeting.
TO ENTERTAIN SOCIETY.
MRS. ALFRED JOHNSON AND
Mrs. A. Lindstrom will entertain the
Ladles' Mission society of the Fir-t
Swedish Lutheran church tomorrow
afternoon at 2:30 at the home of Mrt.
Johnson, 1017 Fourth street.
COURT OF HONOR PARTY.
COURT OF HONOR 31 WILL
give a card party at Math's hall to
morrow afternoon, play to begin at
RAIN SAVES ILLINOIS CORN
Storm Sw(Vw Over Central Portion
of the fttate. Preventing Loss.
Springfield. III., July 12. The
central Illinois corn crop was saved
yesterday afternoon when a heavy
rainstorm swept over this section of
the state, breaking the drought. Tl;;
downpour was worth hundreds of
thousands of dollars to farmers in
the corn belt. In a little over one
hour 1.4 9' inches of precipitation was
news an th tlm The
ash Day Advice
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