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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
FRIDAY", MARCH 8, 1912.
PAVING PLANS TO
REST FOR A TIME
twentieth Street ' Property
t Owners Think Storm Provi-
sioni Should Be Made.
6ffer suggestion to city
INVENTOR OF DICTOCRAPH WILL TESTIFY
IN TRIAL OF INDICTED OHIO LEGISLATOR
MAKES LONG TRIP
TO JOIN HUSBAND
Woman Travels Here From
"1-siT .ATT TIT THIW) AVBNtsV"
Greece With Only a Card
to Direct Her.
ENDS JOURNEY IN SAFETY
IVonld Carry Off Rain Water Along
Finds Spouse at Xew Harper Where
t Natural Course Instead of PI
He Has Been Employed for
Past Two Years.
F.aWak 4 Gar 1
r"i ' ' 1 t vr
verting It to One Street.
h No further action will be taken in re
lard to the Twentieth street paying
'proposition until July 1. in accordance
with resolutions passed by the Twen
tieth street property holders, who met
with Mayor Harry M. Schriver and
Commissioner Robert R- Reynolds in
the council chamber of the city hall
yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
A plan submitted by a committee
composed of M. M. Sturgeon. B. H.
fiuyer and J. T. Stafford, who were ap
pointed to consider the matter of tak
ing icare of the storm water
Which now accumulates on Twentieth
street, preparatory to the paving of
tfee street from Seventh avenue to
rirst avenne. was submitted to the
mayor, and It was the sense of the
jaeetlng that prior to the time men
tloned above the city should act on the
suggestions set forth and take care of
the water proposition.
H OPPOSE STORM DIUI5.
According to this report, the commit-
lee is opposed to the construction of a
storm drain from Seventh avenne to
the rtver on Twentieth street, as con
templated by the board of local Im
provements, the claim being made that
the storm water has been diverted
itom its natural course and thrown on
Twentieth street. The committee also
protested any move to assess the en
tire cost of such a drain on Twentieth
street property owners, in the event of
(his plan materializing, for the reason
that this water now flows off Twen
tieth street west on Third and Second
avenues, and therefore it was claimed
that all property Involved should be
oWiDCTnocePi44i.vS6fl(S USED ' "
K. M. Turner, Inventor of the dictograph, baa been summoned to testify
at Columbus. O.. In tbe trial of State Senator I R. Andrews, one of the
Ohio legislators indicted on charges of bribery- The state has at is com
mand the same evidence used to secure the conviction of Rodney J. Dlegle,
former aerceant-at-arms of the senate, who entt-.-ed upon a three-year
term In tbe penitentiary a few days ago. Most of this evidence was gain
ed by aid of the dictograph. State's atorneya declare cases against the
other Indicted men will be disposed of now as rapidly as possible. They
were delcyed while Dlegle fought his conviction up to the state suprem
i HAIR HEALTH.
1 Take Advantage of This Generous
" Your money back upon request at
our store If Rexall "93" hair tonic
doesn't tdo at we claim. That's our
guarantee. You obligate yourself to
nothing whatever. Could you ask or
could we give tyou stronger proof of
our confidence in the hair restoring
qualities of this preparation
. We could not afford to so strongly
endorse Rexall "83" hair tonic and
continue to sell it as we do. If 1t did
not do all we claim It will. Should
our enthusiasm have carried us away,
and Rexall "8S" hair tonic not give en
tire satisfaction to the users, they
would lose faith In us and our state
ments, and in consequence our busi
ness prestige would suffer.
1 We assure you that If your hair Is
beginning to unnaturally fall out or if
you have any seslp trouble, Rexall "93"
, hair tonic will promptly eradicate
dandruff, stimulate hair growth, and
prevent premature baldness, or the
Above guarantee becomes operative.
Two slzee. SO cents and $1. Sold only.
at ur store The Rexall store. The
,H. (Thorna Drag company.
taxed to take care of such water.
Inasmuch as the proposed new Twen
tieth street 12-inch water main is for
fire protection and is not essentially
needed for fire protection or domestic
use of Twentieth street property hold
ers. It is also maintained that tbe as
sessment of tbe cost of such a main
to said property owners would also be
FOLLOWS WROVO COURSE.
The claim was made that the natural
course of all surface water now flow
ing on Twentieth street comes from
the (bluffs and region south end east
of Ninth avenue, and that the natural
water course is westward between
Ninth and Tenth avenues from Twenty
second street to the river. Also that
tbe natural water course for the water
from Twenty-second street to Seven
teenth street was along Tenth avenue,
and that the proper way to care for
such water was to take it west instead
of north, which would relieve Twenti
eth street of that burden. i
S IB MIT SOLUTIO OP DIFFICULTY.
The following plan was submitted:
Put in catch basins on Twenty-first
street sufficient to take care of the
water now flowing to and on said street,
particularly one on the northeast cor
ner of Twenty-first street at Ninth ave
nue, as all the water that flows west
on tbe north half of Ninth avenue does
not reach a catch basin until It gets
to the corner of Seventh avenue. On
the west side of the street there is no
catch basin between the south side of
Ninth avenne and Sixth avenue, and
In no place Is there a catch basin on
the north side of either Tenth, Ninth,
Eighth, Seventh or Sixth avenues on
either the east or west side of the
street; consequently the etorm water
flowing west along the north half of all
of said avenues has no adequate means
of getting Into the Twenty-first street
drain, and inasmuch as this drain was
especially constructed for the purpose
of taking care of this water, it would
seem to be the duty of the city to see
that it Is so fixed as to accomplish
the purpose for which it is constructed.
WOI LD COST S2.000.
It was stated in the report that an
obstruction in this drain near its mouth
would have to be removed, and also
that the outlet should be lowered in
order to give this drain the capacity
to take care of the water for which it
This being done, the committee rec
ommended the construction of a drain
solely for the purpose of taking care
of the surface and storm water com
mencing at or near the west line of
"To whom it may concern: Please
direct me to Peter Stanjos, my hus
band, who is at the New Harper ho
tel. Rock Island. I1L, Rock Island
county, D. S. A."
This little card, which Mrs. Stan-
Jos has treasured carefully for many
months, was yesterday afternoon
brought to the steward of the Har
per, Karl Zwlcker. who some five
months ago filled out that identical
card at the solicitation of Peter Stan-j
Job, an employ at the hotel, who de-
sired to send for his wife, whom he
left in Athens, Greece, two years ago.
After a Journey of several thousand
miles, the little card, somewhat
crumpled and soiled but still legible,
was returned to the man who had
originally made it out, and a few mo
ments later, husband and wife, who
had not seen each other for over two
years, were in each other's arms.
HAS LONG VOYAGE.
Mrs. Stanjos reached her ship by
means of the card and never laid it
down for a single minute of the long
voyage across the Atlantic, which oc
cupied just 31 days. The long time
consumed in making the trip was
due to the many storms encountered
and the great masses of ice which
seriously hampered the ship and pre
vented it from making any headway.
Upon reaching New York harbor,
Mrs. Stanjos exhibited her card and
after being examined by the govern
ment officials, was put on a Chicago
train. At Chicago the magic card
was again displayed and the traveler
taken to the LaSalle street station
and put on a train for Rock Island.
CARD PROVES A FRIEND.
When Mrs. Stanjos reached this
city, she showed the card to the pas
sengers who put her on a red line
car and instructed the conductor to
put her off at Nineteenth street. Af
ter that the rest was easy.
Stanjos came to America some two
1 - " sircei uu leum avenue, ; . ,, v .n,ninri
and running thence along Tenth ave
nue to the alley between Sixteenth and
Seventeenth streets, thence south to
connect with the Eleventh avenue
The committee stated that the city
engineer had informed the members
that this plan was entirely feasible,
that the Eleventh avenue drain was
sufficient to take care of this water,
and the cost thereof would be approxi
W. J. SWEENEY HAS FIRST
William v J. Sweeney, the local at
torney, is the possessor of the first
Steams-Knight automobile in the
trl-cltles, the purchase having been
made through the Trevor & Snyder
agency of Rock Island. It is a five'
passenger touring car and is equip
ped with a Knight motor.
the Harper ever since. After saving
up his money during this time he
finally accumulated enough to en
able him to send for his wife and
five months ago forwarded her the
passage money together with the
Mr. Zwlcker has decided to keep
the little slip of pasteboard as a souvenir.
Orders Only a
Yet to be
Let us pipe your house for light
on our spring offer.
We give 25 Discount
on all jobs of 5 rooms or
over to the first 50 people
placing their orders.
For particulars call at our office
or phone for a solicitor.
Peoples Power Co.
In a conference with Postmaster
H. A. J. McDonald, Chief Clerk. U C.
Richards of Peoria, who was in. the
city last night gave his consent to a
postponement of the semi-annual ex
amination of the mailing clerks,
which was to have been held in this
city March 12.
Owing to the fact that the rush
now on at the postofflce is tbe great
est in the history of the Rock Island
office, extra men having been put on
to assist In handling the Immense
volume of mail now passing through
the office. Postmaster McDonald a
few days ago communicated with Mr.
Richards with a view to securing a
postponement of the examinations, as
the absence of the clerks at this par
ticular time would prove a serious
handicap to the service.
The new date for the examination
has not yet been determined.
If You Want Your House Piped Cheaply
Hurry Your Order to Our Office
Buy a borne of Retdy Bros.
Trl-Clty Towel Supply company.
For express, call Spencer ft Trefx.
Kerler Rug company for vacuum
Leaf lard 10 cents a pound at
Home-made lard 10 cents a pound at
AH kinds of pork cuts cheap at
Plenty of fresh dressed chickens at
Fresh eggs 70 cents per dozen at
Smoke the Grand Dictator 6-cent
cigar, better than ever.
Six per cent farm mortgages. Lit
ten ft Roberta, Peoples National
Fresh cut finest quality carnations, 35
cents per dozen Saturday only, at
Hensley's floral . store, Twentieth
Wonderful values in Women's Fine Hidi-Grade Shoes,
Patents, uun Metals, Suedes; Velvets.
In fact every desirable style for street or
dress wear in complete range of sizes
and widths. Choice, Saturday Only
Special 10-plece lot of fancy wool
suitings, 58c values, a yard 29
Cheney's plain black shower-proof
foulard, $1.00 value, a yard 58
Children's black ribbed bose. med
ium and heavy weight, always 25c,
per pair 16
Women's black hose, regular 10c
kind, a pair 6
Wide taffeta ribbons in rich floral
and Dresden patterns, 25c usually,
at half, a yard 12
Oermantown Zephyrs In odd skeins
and colors, usually 12c, choice a
Assorted lot of linen crash pillow
tops, stamped 25c value, ea 10
Postcard albums In pretty illum
inated covers, were 25c to 40c,
Ink and pencil writing tablets
slightly damaged, were 10c, Satur
day 2 for 5
20th Century Cook Book, regular
$1.00 edition, Saturday 39
Women's tennis flannel petticoats,
the 62c ones, each 39
Women's tennis flannel gowns. '
11.25 value, 75
Embroidereed top corset covers,
usually 35c, each 19
10 and 20c qualities of plain white
Persian lawn, a yard 10
Special lot curtain nets,
white and ecru, 25c 1 f j
values, a yard . ...i-a 2 C
Double faced curtain scrims
in odd patterns and colors,
up to 35c values, -
a yard IjC
Choice of 200 patterns of
Nottingham lace curtains, up
to $1.25 values, 7Q
per pair L 7C
15 pieces of silkollnes in
dainty styles and colors, the
12c kind, v. q
a yard C
White scrim curtains, filet
borders, Van Dyke edges, 2H
yards long, $1.25
values, per yard ...... a C
Brass extension rods with
white knobs. 30 to -54
inches,10c values.... OC
Cotton""' ribbed "vests and
pants, medium weight iq
Fine cotton ribbed, high neck
ankle length union LQ
suits, special OT7C
25c vests and pants, medium
weight In ecru, -i q
Saturday special XC
Women's black spun glass petti
coats, deep pleated flounce, 75c
ones for 49
8-button Biarritz shopping and
street gloves in tans and blacks,
the $1.00 kind, for half 50
All wool storm serges, in navy,
. cardinal, brown and red, special
a yard 48
Thin blown, lead glass water
tumblers, band decoration, for Sat
turday set of f . 22J
Cut Carnations in assorted colors,
Saturday, all day, q
a dozen OuC
In the Evening
St. Patrick s snamrocK paper nap
kins, special Saturday dozen 4
The new unch doilies lo like
embroidered linen, 2 sizes, dozen,
10c and 5
Hardwood mixing spoons, with
long handle, for Saturday 2
Gas mantels, the Welsbach kind.
Just for Saturday 8
Oil of Joy Dustless Dust Cloths,
they clean and polish. Sat. ..10
Table glassware, olive, pickle and
jelly dishes, worth to 15c, Sat 5
Bandauex, Rhinestone trimmed,
large assortment, worth up to $2.00
your choice 3T
Dorothy Vernon perfume, always
50c per ounce, aSturday special, per
ounce -. 29
One lot of Cortlcelli twist in colors
a spool 1
Large roomy hand bags, seal grain
and emboss-d. covered and met?)
frames, your choice 47
Fany belts with belt pins, all
Seco silk, 10 pieces of white only,
29c usually, a yard 15 C
10 A. M. Persian cotton challles,
quantity limit, for an- hour, a
Slip-over night gowns, embroidered
yoke, lace edge, were $1.75,
each ,$1 00
Men's half wool shirts and
drawers, broken sizes, An
special for Saturday ,.40C
Men's half wool hose, natural
grey and black, 25c -t r
value, Saturday J.VC
Men's black cotton hose, two
for 25c value, all
sizes, Saturday, pair.. (C
STRONG FOR TEDDY
Theodore Roosevelt -scampered off
v.lth the lion's share of the straw
votes cast by Modern Woodman of
America head office employes when a
poll of the republican vote was taken
yesterday. Teddy polled 41 votes
President Taft came next with 10 to
his credit; Senator LaFollette finished
with as many as three, and five of the
voters were non-committal, deciding to
await the Tesult of the national con
vention. Some few democrats got into
tbe ballot box and the name of W. J.
Bryan received a vote or two.
To the Members of the Loyal Order of
Moose, No. 190, Rock Island, III.
You are hereby notified that on Fri
day evening, March 8, the second anni
versary of the Rock Island lodge will
be held at the club rooms at the Illi
nois theatre building. All brother
Moose and families are cordially invit
ed p attend by Warren Duffin, dicta
tor, and R. S. Berry, secretary.
Haege Tailoring Co.
presses all suite one year
free of charge and uiakea bo
extra charges for anything
extra on suits.
Repels Attack of Death.
"Five years ago two doctors told me
I had only two years to live." This
startling statement was made by Still
man Green, Malachite, Colo. "They
told me I would die with consumption.
It was up to me then to try the best
lung medicine and I began to use Dr.
King's New Discovery. It was well I
did, for today I am working and be
lieve I owe my life to this great throat
and lung cure that has cheated the
grave of another victim." It's folly to
suffer with coughs, colds or other
throat and lung troubles now. Take
tbe cure that's safest. Price 50 cents
and $1.00. Trial bottle free at ail drug-guts
While playing at school, Ruth Swan
sen, 12-year-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Albert Swansen, was thrown
against a radiator and a 6evere gash
cut In her forehead.
Helen, the 1-year-old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. George Greenwood
Thursday got hold of a quantity of con
centrated lye and ate some small par
ticles. Her face, tongue, lips an4
hands were badly burned. Fortunate
ly the little one did not swallow any.
Miss Inez Warner, aged 17, died at
the Cottage hospital, Galesbnrg, after
a continued sickness of many months
with bone cancer on her spine. De
ceased was the only child of Mr. and
Mrs. Lawrence Warner of Warner, 111.
The remains were taken to the coun
try home, where the funeral will be
conducted by Rev. A. E. Anderick of
the Baptist church, Saturday, at 11
At high noon Thursday, at the coun
try home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Wright, occurred the marriage of their
only daughter. Miss Hazel, to Morris
Maline of Moline. Rev. Henry Brink,
pastor of the M. E. church of Orion
officiated. They will go to housekeep
ing in Mollne, where tbe groom la in
the auto business.
The judges of election can get their
registration books from the town
clerk by calling at room 304 Safety
building. Rock Island, 111., afternoons
between the hours of 2 and 4 p.m.
S. D. FOLSOM.
M y FLOUR
Pines t in the World
LAGOMARCINO-w"''", CO., Tri-City Distributors.
Haege Tailoring Co.
Sold by All Grocers.
news all the time. The