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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1911.
COUNCIL IN TILT
OVER SALARY CUT
Commissioner Reynolds Makes
Move to Reduce Compensa
tion of Colleagues.
MOTION FAILS OF SECOND
Rndgren Cornea Back With State
merit That He Would Take Rey
nolds' Job for Less Money.
Stating that In his belief economy
begins at home and that inaamach as
It is necessary for the commission to
economize, they should cut down the
salaries of the members of the com-j
mission themselves to $1,500 per an -
num. Commissioner R. R. Reynolds
yesterday afternoon at the council
meeting offered a resolution which
reads as follows:
"Whereas, the funds available for
general purposes and particularly
those available for carrying on the
work and improvements on the
streets of the city are insufficient,
"Whereas, necessity exists for
"Whereas, the salaries paid to the
mayor and commissioners are the
maximum legally allowable In cities
the population of Rock Island.
"Therefore, be it resolved, that the
ordinance on fees and salaries be
amended so ns to reduce the salaries
of the mayor and each commissioner
to $1,500 per annum, and fix such
salaries, respectively at such sums,
and that the city attorney be in
structed to prepare an ordinance for
IS !OT .ECO?tDKl.
The resolution was not seconded,
and therefore lost. The commission
ers did not comment on the matter.
Just before the meeting adjourned.
Commissioner M. T. Rudgren. acting
mayor, read a communication to the
council as follows:
"Relative to suggestion of Com
missioner Reynolds that commission
pass an ordinance reducing our sal
aries, will say that as far as I am
Yes, we sell them, lots
of them., All new shapes,
too, hi -tops or regular
height, patent colt or gun
metal, calf, button or lace.
We specialize on men's
and women's popular
priced footwear from $2
to $3. Men's shoes union
See our windows.
1726 Second avenue.
with high gTad.
dean coal at tbr
price for winter's
use is our busi
ness. FRAZER COAL CO.,
! I Incorporate.
OIIie. 1M Thir Ave..
concerned, I am derotlng my time ex
clusively to city's affairs and that I
am now working for a lower salary
than I have worked for during the
time I have been In the city's ser
vice. And I will further state that I
believe that I am earning every cent
that I am getting and further that I
will not serve in the capacity I am
now serving for any less than I am
getting now. But I will consider an
offer of 1,800 per year to serve the
city in the position Commissioner
Reynolds is now holding."
MERELY AFTER ECOOMT.
Commissioner Reynolds rose to re
mark that he merely made the reso
lution to bring about greater econ-
omy and for no other purpose. He
i said that he was not surprised for
he had expected the personal counter,
j Commissioner Hart was recognized
by the chair. He said, "This is no
J place for grandstand plays, so if
j there is no further business, I move
I that we adjourn." Carried.
TDe People s power company ass-
eJ that the council take no sction on
their petition for the proposed pole
line. The ordinance providing for
the elimination of the offices of
street inspector, street supervisor
and superintendent of waterworkt
was carried, three to one, Commi
sioner Reynolds voting in the nega
tive. WILL SE.NIJ DELEGATE.
Commissioner Hart offered a reso-( the norteast corner of the building. In
lution providing that the city pay ; the north aide is an enormous brick
Miss Dina Ramser's railroad fare and j fireplace which is a work of art in it
hotel expenses to Champaign as a j 8eif. Adjoining the room to the south
delegate of the State Charities associ-i js tne library. Both rooms give access
ation, in session there Oct. 21 to 24.jtnrougn nuge French windows to the
Carried. poh which extends the length of the
George Evans, contractor, was al-buIjding and which will be entirely
lowed $1,372 for the construction of cIoged ln by sCreen in the summer and
sidewalks in Denkmann square. , bv gIa8B in the wjnter. it is planned
H. A. Weld's petition for the right to furnish this porch in such wise that
to lay a watermain to his property on it m ally be an outdoor lounging
Second street near Thirteenth ave-1 room
nue was referred to the waterworks member BElti (dued.
department. New members a-e everv dav lofnlnc
FOR I1TY MARKET.
Commissioner Hart offered a reso
lution providing for the drafting of
an ordinance by the city attorney for
the establishment of a city market in
Rock Island. The resolution was
Buy a bome of Relfiy Bros.
Kerler Rug company, cleaners.
Trl-City Towel Supply company.
For express, call Spencer & Trefis.
Wall paper, the best for the money,
at L. S. McCabe & Co. j
Jet William Johnson do your tin and j
furnace work; 1316 Third i.venue. !
H. T. Siemon wants your tin and
fumaaa work; 1526-1528 Fourth ave
nee. Kindling wood at the Rock Islanl
Sand & Gravel company. Old phoue
The Regulars will give a dance at
the Industrial hall, Rock Uland, Wed
nesday evening, Oct. IStb.
CO-WORKER 1$ FINED
Jack Strii-kler f Moliue Narrowly
KsaiH's Consignment to Street
Because of very insulting, obscene
language addressed at one of the worn-
i en workers in a local restaurant. Jack
j Strickler of Moline. one of the waiters
I in the same place, was placed under
; arrest and this morning was fined $5!
; and costs for his crime. He plead guil-'
ty to the charge. He secured the as
sistance of friends to pay his fine so
i that he would not have to work on the i
: streets. He was of the opinion that
he would make a fine spectacle while j
at work for the city for he was attir-!
ed in a nobbv. brown. Norfolk suit.
Needless to say, he was dismissed !
from the service of the restaurant,
and the girl who was the object of his
vile attack has been placed in a pri
vate bome by charity workers.
.Near at iiaud to Hundreds
Kock Island Headers.
Don't neglect an aching back.
Backache is the kidney's cry for
Neglect hurrying to their aid
Means that urinary troubles fol
Dire distress, dropsy. Bright's dis-i
Profit py a sunerere experience
Mrs. S. A. Wolstencroft.
Fifth avenue. Moline, 111., savs: "In ! t,Rt Jmg s not reversed, the Mo
the fall of 1900, I Srst used Doan's'1'116 commissioners will find themselves
Kidney Pills and learned of their 1 ir hot h,,x- They will either have to
great value. At that time I suffer-: offend the reform element which put
ed both day and night from a dull, ! most of them into office, by revoking
heavy ache across the small of my'Jhe ordinance, or they will have to of
back occupied with a distressing ! tend the saloon interests by cutting
kidney weakness. I had terrible j off 1" licenses. They appear to be in
headaches and often became diziy ' for ir.
when I got up from a sitting posi- 1 ,
-, rm-- is,Ar antiinflammatory Rheumatism Cured in
S were brought to my attention, I pro-!
I 1 1' 11 . iiru aVMA 0 .AaUVTJ lllO -
icured a supply and the contents of I aa
'several boxes restored me to goodieaj,: ..My , fe ftad nflnmtorj .
; health. During the time that has I rheumatism in every muscle and joint;
! since passed. I have taken this rem- her 8"fferins was terrible and her body j
iedv on one or two occa.loc. and it;nd faf were wollea beyond j
at-v h n henAfiH.i effert recogultion ; had been in bed for six
For sale hv all dealers.
Prtce 60 I
cents. Foster-MIlburn Co.. Buffalo.
iN. Y.. sole agents for the United
I Remember the
; and take no other.
car Cmnwm, Optea,
W IXSTITDTL i
r, iiim - M
IS FINE FEATURE
New Rock Island Club Afford3
Excellent Place for Pass
ing Away the Hours.
OUTLOOK IS BEAUTIFUL'
Window and Closed in Porch Permit
View f Spencer Square
Many Are Rejoicing.
Features of the new Rock Island j
club building which will be general are
the large lounging rooms, the library j
and the huge enclosed porch all on the i
first floor and adjoining each other. J
Besides embodying everything that j
will go to make up comfort, the view j
which can be obtained will be of consid-J
able Interest for the outlook takes in the
whole of Spencer square which inci
dentally Is one of the prettiest down
town parks that any city in the state
has to brag about.
PORCH CLOSKD I.N.
The main lounging room takes up
the club and there is no doubt but that
the campaign for 100 additional mem
bers will meet with success. Already
about half that number has been added
to the roll and as many more have giv
en their promise while others are con
sidering the proposition.
If Opinion of Judge Gest Is Not.
Reversed Considerable Stir
WOULD CUT 13 LICENSES
C'ity h-dinance Setting lru Kata of:
liar to Population Not t'om
As a result of a ruling made by
Judge W. H. Oest in the circuit court j
yesterday afternoon, the city eommis-!
sion and the saloons of Moline are
conslaeranly up in the air. as it were.
T'nless the ruling is reversed, 13 of
Moline's t;:5 saloon keepers will have to
quit business. Just which 13 it will
be and how to determine them, is tb
question that will puzzle the Molin
ers. The ruling was made in the case of
the people against Charles Vau d?
Uanoche for the use of Fred Q. John
son. The latter started quo warranto
proceedings against. Van de Ganoche.
who runs a saloon. In the case the
point was raised that the city ordin
ance of Moline permits only one sa
loon to every 500 population, but makes
exception of the number in existence
at the time of the passage of the ord
inance. MIGK! OX HEXKWAl..
The ordinance further states that it
does not al'P'' tw renewal of the li-
censeS ot tne .J. ana tne measure was
framed not to do away with saloons,
but to prevent any adding to the num
ber. Now the court ruling wag to the ef
fect that there is no such thing as re
newal of a license, and that therefore
when the present licenses expire, which
will be six months hence, the ordin
ance will require that only 48 or pos-
, slbly 49 of the saloons can be re-
licensed. The whole question hinges
on whether or not a license is a con- ;
i tinuous right or whether it is a right i
j for a year at a time.
HK TAK MIKll).
It seenis probable that the case will
be carried to the supreme court be-
fore i' 8 allowed to drop, if Judge
IT.M A T.V. 3
and had eight physicians.
rece,Tea no De sne tried Dr.
Detchon's Relief for Rheumatism. It
gave 1mmeo.1a.te reuer and Ehe wu
able to walk about in three
am sure it saTed her life."
utto urotjan, laui econa avenue.
Rock Island; Gust Schlegel, 220 West
Second street, Davenport.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy haJ
become famous for its cures of coughs,
colds, croup and Influenza. Trr it '
wben la I contains no harmful
B'Jbe0'' cd always gives prompt re-'
wsm fur MHTOis
at a Price
Our entire stock
of furs is complete
to the minute with
values that are far
below what others
can mark them on
sale. Sets and
separate . .pieces,
ideal for providing
in the chilly
weather that will
soon be here. Fur
coats of the most
signs that are be
ing sold elsewhere
for twice what we
We Will Lay
Far You May
Only a Small
CO OPERATIVE STORE. CO. JL
7j, , ,
$500 BONDS EACH
Miilip Scltaum and IVrl Galvin
car Ilefore Judge It. W. Olm
steal in fount j- Court.
Philip Sthauni and Perl Galvin,
two of the three proprietors of the
gambling joints which were raided
Saturday night, entered the county
court this morning and produced
bonds of $."00 each to assure their
appearance for trial. The
against them is keeping a
house. J. W. Schauni and W. P.
that lias tfyven the place of
coffee and tea in thousands
upon thousands of homes.
"There's a Reason"
There's a drug caffeine
in coffee and tea which inter
feres with digestion and has a
disturbing effect on the heart
and nervous system showing
in some persons more than in
One can continue with the
drug and pay the cost in phys
ical suffering, or quit and re
turn to comfortable health,
provided the condition has not
Postum offers an easy way
to slip off the tea and coffee
Then with the cause of the
trouble removed, nature will
properly take up the rich food
elements in Postum for the re
building of the system.
Once started you can keep
on the road to increasing com
fort and you'll know
"There's a Reason"
Postum Cereal Company, Ltd.
Battle Creek, Mich., U. S. A.
Complete Showing of Furs
Fine Black Coney
Fin Black Coney
Seal Muff . J . .
Fox Sets ,
Fox Sets ,
Set . .
Fur Set . .. .,
Satin Lined Plush
Satin Lined Plush
52 inches .,
Silver River CCC
Mink Set . ... . .4UJ
River Mink CTC
med Seal Set . . J) 0
Set at ....
Natural Poney Coat Rac
coon Trimming ........
TOM ST1J AJV)B)
Tindall went surety for the former1
and Otto Seidlitz and
quist for tbe latter.
At High School
A dozen of the juniors and seniors
met with Mr. Sinnett last evening for
the purpose of organizing a literary so
ciety. A committee consisting of Hu
bert Ward, Ben Clarke and Harold Pet
efdon was appointed by Mr. Sinnett to
draw up a constitution and to select a
list of names for the society which
will be voted on at the next meeting.
charge , There will not be two male literary so
gaming cieties this year as there were last
There will be a meeting of the stu
dent editors this evening. There are
now about two hundred and fifteen
, subscribers for the Watch Tower. Last
: year there were only about two hun
Idred. Expectations are that this year's
'list will be raised a hundred more.
The Alpha Beta Phi had instead of
its last meeting a Greek party at the
home of Florence Bailey. Florence
Bailey was elected president, and
Pauline Ievi, secretary and treasurer.
Auto Tourists Coming.
A party of eastern capitalists and
automobile men are expected to reach
this city this evening on their way
from New York to Los Angeles. They
are making the trip in their own
autos. fourteen machines having made
the start some two weeks ago. They
are following what is known as 'h':
transcontinental route which was blaz-
ed by A. L. "Westgard last year. Mr.
Westgard is acting as pilot for the ;
New Fuel Company.
The Illinois secretary of state yes
terday issued a license to incorporate
to the Central Illinois Fuel company
of Rock Island. The company will
carry on a general coal. coke, wood
and gravel business. The capitaliza
tion is $25,000, and the incorporators !
are Frank M. Goddard. Frederick V. '
Young and Henry C. Kohl.
Antonsen New Manager.
M. D. Rosenfield, manager of t-u
Northwestern Beer company, of thi
city has resigned hiu position. He wnl
be succeeded by Mr. Antonsen. of th
Chicago brewery, of which the ,'oca
concern is a branch.
Jackson Gets 10 Days.
John Jackson was sentenced to ! '
days in the county bastile this morniii
for disorderly conduct. He was arrest
ed Saturday night with Hattie Byman,
a negress, who was sentenced to live
days in the county Jail yesterday. .Tak
son was released on bond over Sunday.
He failed to put In an appearance yes
terday morning and o was rearrested
later in tbe day.
news sn the tlrre Tht
irti.z..M T. s
FELLOW FINED FOR
i" MiiimIht l-'rinhteiied Women liflst
KvoniiiK by Walk inn After aul
j Joe Mnncher was arrested last, niu'ut
I by Officer Kinney ;inl this inornin
was lined $." and cot-td for disorderly
conduct by Justice C. J. Schroeder, act
ing police magistrate. The romplain
1 ant in the case was Miss Margaret
(Smith, who claimed that Munclier fol
lowed her aiid her mother from Third
avenue and Twenty-second street for
a block and that he spoke to them sev
eral times in the course of the walk.
Mnncher maintained that he was merely-
walking for a little fresh air after
This is the
care is taken i
ini and the materials used are
of higher grade,
Maks a brilliant. Mlky polish th at doc? not
rub rl or dust off. jn-1 t.ie shine lusts four
lin'.'s as Ion if as ordinary btove poijtj.
l'sM on sample stoves anil s M by
Atl - U lit trial. Cm It on yo-ir enr.k tot,
yoiir purler ftF fir Mjf sf-is ritfr'- lrj
j'.ri-ti-r I'.ii'ir.x'! to r-nn our utouej.
BLACK SILK STOVE POLISH WORKS
Cp Slack Silk Air-Drytn Iron Enamel r.r. rmte,
t Olack SilL MbIjiI Poilth f r .)v r. rkt or
k. - l 1 fa.' ' -
tlie mak- I
All kinds of
(:('. inttci'i.t. i
Simon & Landausr
Yon cannot safely
delay much long
er for the cold ter
rors of winter will
soon be upon us.
You will not mind
the storms, how
ever If you are
snugly clad in
some of the many
outer and under
stock of furs and
No newer style
come out this win
ter. Fashion has
made her final de
cree and we havo
the very latest.
It is economy to
buy your winter
clothes now. The
earlier you buy
them, the longer
you can use and
an evening of reading. The father ot
the complainant said that he had seen
the man's actions and that he had
asked Muncher what he was doing.
Munclier replied that he had a right to
I walk along the street.
1 He evidently continued till accosted
I by Officer Kinney, whose attention
was drawn to the Case hy several by-
j standers. Friends of Muncher pro-
jduced the amount of the lino this
I Licensed to Wed.
i Kut-sel K. Smith Chicago
I .Miss Clarice Nivjirel Chicago
iAlfons Daniels Fast Moline
Miss Marie De lion vcr. . . Fast Mollno
The Soldiers' Monu
Give of your means to
the aid of the Chippian
DYERS AND CLEANERS
It need not matter how dainty
or ieli;ite your garment, it
need make no differene; what
its folor we ran .safely and
;irisf;i't'iri!y c!e:m it wh';n
Send ywr garments when soil
ed and rriUHseii to ua.
('til West IH 5.
1909 Second Avenue
All the best makes
of gloves here
I i r
- cj '
l)' Uii.t''- ;uii I'l;i--
$1.00 to S2.00
V;w 's -Imv. s $1.50 to $2.25
JVrrins (JI..w-. $1.50 to $2.2j
O -: t. ! i 11er SoM a!1 druggists. I