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REPORT CABLE AS
OF ROCK ISLAND
OF THE ROCK ISLAND
MEET TO TALK OF
Columns of Profitable Reading
From the Cities Finest Store
Members of the Illinois Federa
tion Gather at De Ealb
Persistent Rumors of Changes
Involving Well Known Local
THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 1912.
MUDGE TO SANTA FE?
Denial Cemi From Both System
But Evidence Appears that
Something is Stirring.
ROADS, CHURCH, SCHOOL
T-r. Harvey W. Wiley Scheduled to
Discuss "Pure Food and the
Hon. Ben T. Cable.
Persistent rumors that be been
prevalent in railroad circles for some
months that the ("able Interests, which
developed the Hoi k "island read and
liv wis- and progressive management " -T- -" ' "- '' 'T -
I'Ullt It i;p to its pieserit slandatd as Island properties, it. is generally con
one of th graieft railroad systems ceded Uoth in New York and Chicago
in the world, would soon return to the that should Mr. Mudse leave the corn-
control of th" property, developed a
DeKalb, 111., July 31. Good roads,
the country church, the country
school, and all other interests making
for the uplift of the rural community
are to be considered in a two days'
session of the Illinois Federation for
Country Life Progress, which opens
1 here this evening. The meetings will
be in the normal school auditorium.
The gathering is intended primarily
for the benefit of farmers, country
teachers, and ministers, and others ui-
connected with the farm.
t-po:t in Chicago yeS'erday to the ef
f'-ct that lion. Bn T. Catl of th s
ity la ilaeU for !he presidency of
,.. .. k,.i... , ri-ji fnr Ida ret 11
head of the ,r.t svat.-in could not be SP"ker. of national reputation will
found than Mr. Cable, provided he bave places on he program The hst
," , - i includes: Dr. Harvev . Wiley, pure
will consent to serve, t oming from ! "''uu
., , , . . . , . ; food expert, who will speak tomorrow
a fann y famous n the history of Amer- " , "
Coupled with this information pub- j lean railroads, his early training ! H h . h r vvVn h Will
lished last nlftht in the Chicago Jour- ripht in line with railroad operation, i maltf- aa "
. . ........ . , , ,. , , ... superintendent of the department of
ral as the statement thai H. I. Mis father, the la'e P. I.. Cable, did . " ... , .
..i . . , , . j , , i j church and country life of the Pres-
Mudge preMclent of th companv Is more lo develop the railroads of 1111-. ' .
. , . . . ' . ,. . bvtenan board of home missions, who
soon to resign in order to accept the nois than any other man in the west. , g Saturdav afternoon on
presidency of the Santa Fe, succeeding in his day, at one time being the pos- I ,., -v,,,,v,""
K. P. Ripley, who so the story goes,
to lay aside the arduous duties of
the executive head of the Santa Ke ,
and lie'ome chairman of the board.
IIKMKI) l it i .;.
While these reports are emphatically j
denied In the Chicago morning papers 1
of today, wPh the declaration that Mr. (
Mudee has no Intention of leaving the
Kock Island and that Mr. Ripley is en-'
joying perfect health and has no de- ;
sire to relinguish any of his labors,
till those in Chicago who claim to
be tn a position to know- still maintain I
island, was heavily interested in thej " o.ATHI , H.( .l" MAK TOPIC.
Ko. kford. Rock Island St. Ixm.s and The -nlire Program for Saturday
wan one of the builders and ordinal' aftp' I,oon wil1 be S,v to lhis toPlc-.
owners of the Rock Island & Peoria i and othr speakers will be Rev. Clair ,
and Mercer countv railroads and In hisj s- Adanl8 of Bement, 111., and Rev. C. ;
earlv life his son was connected with . E- Hurd- director of agricultural ex
the 'management of those lines. The I tension, college of agriculture. Am-.
latter is a cousin of the late R. R. i herBt college. Mass.; Logan U aller ,
Cable, the long time official of the director office of public roads. ,
Rock Island, who served sucesMvely " .fwr . . tt
as general manager, president and
chairman of the board.
I WOfl.n BK l.lBI.K M.
that the (barges will take place, and j Mr. Cable's eastern financial con
that It is a common thing for railroad1 nections and his wide acquaintance
officials to deny everything until they i with the leading capitalihts of the
are ready to announce the facts. Mr. ' country would undoubtedly prove a big
A ,,A i. . . . . . I
l k'"iK uu a niuutns vaca
tion in .New Mexico.
While Mr. Cables close friends will
be surprised to hear of any plans that
may posnlhly Involve his actUe parti
cipation in th control of the Rock
assK to the company, apart from his
ability and training, should the rumor
ed change.s in the control of the Rock
Island take place.
J. Ward of the University of Wiscon
State and local leaders Who will
take part in the discussions are O. J.
Kern, superintendent of schools. Win- j
nebago county; William G. Eckhardt,
agricultural adviser of DeKalb coun
ty; Samuel Boradt. DeKalb, and Mel-!
vin C. Smith. Rockford. Prof. John I
W. Cook of the Northern Illinois Nor- j
rual school will give the address of !
MODBL rOVVTRV ClirRC'H H1. J
Among the special features of an ex
hibit of successful experiments being ;
carried on which will be shown will be ;
ri a model of the country church located
Whereas. The city clerk of the city ! Clyde Heft in of Viola was a visitor I llear Plainfleld. 111., of which Rev
of Rock Island, county of Rock Island
and state of Illinois, did on the 29th
day of July A. D. 1912. file with the
clerk of the circuit court of said coun
ty a certain petition for the election
here Wednesday. ! -,la,lnpw mc.Nuii is me pasror. hociai
George Uricltson made a business ! B" ' various communities in the
trip to Aledo Thursday. 1 8tate wln be "hlbited by maps,
cnans, ana arawings.
Several from here attended the Ice
c.eam sociable at St. John's church.
of a commissioner to succeed Archie I W ednesday evening.
narr. nie present incumbent of said
office together with the objections of
said Archie Hart to said petition, and
whereas the undersigned forthwith pre
sented said petition and objections to
the Hon. Krarry C. Graves, one of the
Judges of the 14th Judicial circuit of
the state of Illinois and one of the
Judges of tha circuit court of Rock
Island county who endorsed there
on the date of said petition and ob
jections were presented to him and also
the day and hour when and the place
where he would hear the same, towit:
or the Klghth (8th I day of August, A.
I). 1!12. at the hour of 8 o'clock a.
tn in the circuit court room In the
court house in the city of Rock Island,
Illinois, and ordered that clerk of said
court give five (5) days notice there
of in some daily, secular newspaper
published within tbe city of Roca
Notice is therefore hereby given
that the hearing of said petition and I
objections thereto, so filed and pre
sented as aforesaid will be had in the
Charles Clark and George Bell of
S-herrard were visitors here Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hebbeln of Ca
Lle were MatherEvllle vlbitors Wed
ti'sday. I.oii8 Sword was a Rock Ioland pas
Ed Bergreen who recently passed
an examination at Springfield is now
employed at the Coal Valley Mining
Miss Annie Law son and John Heb
beln spent the latter part of the week
In Pleasant Valley, Iowa.
Mrs. Alex Simpson was a Rock Is
land shopper Friday.
Thomas Jackson spent Saturday
iishing near Milan.
John Jones attended a meeting of
the Rebecca lodge at Viola Friday
Frank Handley and Lloyd Johnson
made a business trip to Viola Fri
Mrs. John Tederman and daughter,
Mrs. f'hRrles Nelson of Cable, and a
A letter addressed to the secretary
of the federation by Theodore Roose
velt, expressing his thanks for an in
vitation to attend, said: "You know
how heartily I sympathize with move
ments which have for their object the
development of a higher and fuller
country life. Hope is expressed by
the management that Gifford Pinchot
will be present.
board of trustees consisting of Tho
mas Jackson, Henry Barr, Herman 1
Zude, John Hughes, Charks Turner, !
Joe Hughes and Mrs. Henry Barr, pur-1
chased the building owned by the Con- j
gregatlonal society of Cable, 111. They
had it wrecked, and from the mate-1
rial thus secured, together with the j
necessary new material, began the ,
erection of the new church at Math
ertville. As completed the property
represents an outlay of $3,000. Had
the material been all new at least i
f 800 would have been added to the
cost of building. Friends from abroad ;
have generously aided, yet the bur-1
I den has fallen heavily on the little so-1
circuit court room at the court house "8"'r of Mrs' Tedermans from Chi-j ciety. and much sacrifice has been:
In the city of Rock Uland at 9 o'clock ' r4KO v,8,lor8 nere Friday. j required to build so convenient and
on the Eighth (Sihl day or August A. 1 M""erHville played ball with ! commodious a church in this new and
I. 1'j12. at which time and place all '. ' K,,ltl",Jiirg at the latter s bail park i Hruggling village. Great praise is
persons. Interested may appear. Sunday. The score was 17 to 4 in due the board of trustees and the :
GEORGE W. GAMBLE. ' favor of Mathersville. j building committee for the way In i
Clerk of the circuit court in and for! Jani,fs McNeil left Thursday for! which the work has been carried to j
the county of Rock Island. 111. : Fargo, N. D., where he will work dur- completion, and to the contractor!
Dated Rock Island, Ilinois July 31. ,n th' llarvest "aon. ! John Graham for his faithfulness in j
1912. Mr. and Mrs. Oldfield and daughter,: pushing the work. !
Mrs. William Caddy of Cable were vis- Ernest Sherrard made a business '
. Itors here over Sunday. trip to Aledo Monday. ;
j M-.ss Mable Larson of Chicago and' Mr. and Mrs. James Patterson and i
i Miss Ruth Douglas of Kewanee have 1 children of Viola spent Sunday a
Whereas. The city clerk or the city en visiting at the Frank Holt home, i the Zimmers home. j
of Kock Island, county of Rock Is- Mr ,nd Mr8 ( har,P8 Rettig and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Laugherty were
land and state of Illinois, did on the daughter were Aledo passei.vers Sat- Rock Island visitors Sundav !
l-Mh .lay of July. A 1 . 15.12. file witb,lir-av evening. Andrew Kou.ki of Cable "visited his
the clerk of the circuit court of said Tlie Kirgt Me,hod!8t Kplscopal brother John. Frldav.
county a certain petition for the elec-, thurrh of Ma,i,ersville w.s dedicated Mrs. John Robert'son and daughter
t.on of a mayor to succeed Harry M. . Sunday. The program was as fol-iei Sherrard visitors Mondav.
, iMr.r.u mcuu.oeiu oi lo.; n F. Sade of Jov was a vl.tinr at
said olke together with the objec
tions of said Harry M. Schrlver to'
said petition, and whereas the under- j
signed forthw ith prenented said petl-:
tiun and objections to tbe Hon. Emery i
. ....... i,,.,. . Wr,, district superintendent
ji.uniat i iiciui ui i ne siaie oi iiiidoib
10 a. m. I-ove Feast.
10:80 a. in. Hymn.
Sermon Rev. Alexander Smith, D.
and on of the j mines of the
circuit court of Rock Isiand coun
ty who endorsed thereon the date said
petition and objections were present
ed to hiiu and also endorsed thereon?
the iia and hour anj tne place where
he would bear the same, towit: on the
Mh day of August. A. I). 1912. at the
hour of s o'clock a. m , in the circuit
court room In the court house In the
city of Rock Island. 111., and ordered
that the clerk of said court g1e flv
5l days nonce thereof in some dally.,
secular newspaper published within'
the city of Rack Island.
Notice is therefore hereby given
that the hearing of said petition and.
objections thereto, so filed and pre-
Music Smith's Male Cjuartet.
Doxology and Benediction.
2 00 p. m. Sunday school.
3:00 p. m. Hymn.
Prayer A. K. Johnson.
Solo with orchestra accompaniment.
Sermon-Rev. T. S Pittenger.
Music Smith's Male Quartet.
Dedicatory Service Rev. A. SroJth.
Doxology and Benediction.
7:30 p. m Hymn.
Prayer Rev. T. S. Pittenger.
the George Salkeld home over Sun
day. Mrs. William Caddy was a Rock Is'
land shopper Monday.
A. R. Stein has purchased a new
! cement machine for making cemeut
posts for use on farms, and also to
manufacture hitching and fence posts.
It will be a large addition to his ce-
' ment block business.
' The two miners' locals met Friday
i evening to take up the proposition
! for their new- building.
Charles Barton "was a Rook Inland
Dr. C. M. Murreil made a business
trip to Monmouth Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jackson and
son of Sherrard were visitors at the
Thomas Jackson home Sundav.
Now Muslin Underwear Sale
the greatest of all muslin wear sales begins tomorrow
HERE WE ARE, right at the height of the summer season, zvhen muslin wear is most
needed, with every kind of filmy, frosty white lingerie at lesser prices than ever before,
even at the season's end.
And zv hat a spread of muslin wear it is! The greatest stock ever carried in our
three years of unrestricted growth. A fact that is impressive is that every demand,
whether for the less expensive or the finest hand-made garments is provided. Extra
floor space, extra salespeople and service will make your shopping pleasurable as well
Slip Over Gowns
A new arrival which adds attractive
ness ot the sale. Gowns in several
styles all showing unusual' quality in
material and finish, slip-over style
$1.25, cambric gown with embroidery
and lace trimming, five
day muslin sale
Excellent quality nainsook Marcella
drawers, these drawers are made to
sell as high as $1.25. They compose
a remarkable collection at this price.
being trimmed with val lace or em
Quantity buying under unusual trade
conditions makes possible this out-of-the-ordinary
bargain. New style com
bination suits, embroidery and lace
trimmed, these are priced low at $1.75,
during our five-day " CT
muslin sale 7JC
White Cambric Skirts
A large assortment of broken lots of white cambric skirts, soiled slightly
from handling during our clearing sale, but a good tubbing will make them
a neat and fresh as though you paid full value. Priced to sell quickly at
$2. $1.50, 98c and
Extreme Values in Corset Covers
Large selection In beautiful nainsook corset covers, a great variety of
styles exquisitely trimmed with dainty lace and beautiful embroidery.
These effective garments were priced to sell at 98c, but there are just a
lew left that now will bo disposed of at
Embroidery Trimmed Drawers
The prices alone on thse garments are enough to tempt any woman
while an examination of the garments will convince the most skeptical of
the wisdom of buying neat muslin drawers trimmed with linen torchon
lace and embroidery, an 89c value
August Stock Reducing
Brings Hundreds to Basement
We Feature those Things for Summer
at Much Less than Regular Prices
fQ for pretty white lingerie waists
tJcyC- worth up to $1.25.
Many of these lingerie waists are new, but slightly soiled
from handling, a good washing will make them every bit as
good as if you paid full value. This lot of white lace trimmed
waists are easily worth $1.25 each, your CQ
choice at - t7t
5c Tea Towels at 35c a Dozen
We have Just been fortunate in securing a large shipment pf
neat tea towels of a lesser grade, just the thing for a bandy
cloth, yours at r
$1.25 Ladies White Duck Skirts 69c
Ladles' white duck skirts not many of the popular sizes, but
plenty for the early buyers fCkr
these $1.25 skirts go at vl 1
Ladies' or Children's Hose A 5c
Any ladles' or children's 25c hose "1 C
in the basement at JLjC
REMNANTS, accumulated here from all departments wash
goods, linens, silks, embroideries, laces, etc. all go at one-half
BLUE CHAM BRA Y, 50c work shirt In all sizes at 39c
EMBROIDERY, worth up to 35c, we have made a dandy as
sortment of this to sell at 17c
'A Store Within a Store"
First Sale of Hosiery
Commencing Thursday Morning
Another most timely event and added to the time
liness are the essenttial stocks .dependable stocks,
plenteous stocks, all at the greatest savings that
hosiery was ever bought at in Rock Island.
Children's 35c Lisle Hose 10c
These are the extra fine lace hose for children and growing
girls. These hose are made by a manufacturer that specializes
in children's hose, shown in blacks and colors 1
these hose are worth up to 35c a pair, while they lastXvfC
Infants 25c Lisle Hose 15c
Black, white, tan and pink, fine lisle light
weight hose, worth up to 25c at
LADIES' BLACK SILK imported embroideried hose, "
worth up to $5.00 at half price ,
LADIES' PLAIN BLACK silk hose, worth $1.50, and ladies' col
ored silk hose worth up to $1.75.
all go in one lot at , $1.23
LADIES' BLACK SILK BOOT and white gauze lisle hose in a
60c value, now three for $1.00
LADIES' BLACK AND COLORED sample hone, tip to 50c
values, these sample and by samples we mean just one or two
of a kind go at 23c
Charles Barton was a Cable visitor Teething children have more or leu
Saturday. 'diarrhoea, which can be controlled by
Dr. O. W. I-indorff. who has been inigivirg Chamberlain's Colic. Cholera
Chicago for the past three months, is and Diarrhoea Remedy. All that ii
Alex S'mpson, John lawson and
Sermon ReT. F. C. Knglish, D. D. 1 Fred Schroeder spent Sunday in Ca
rdiology and Benediction. tie.
The following is the historical state- Mr. and Mrs. Amos Brahmr and
seuted as aforesaid will be had in the,men,: F"1'""t Sunday school was or- th.ee children of Reynolds spent Sun-
rircult court room at tbe court house rji7ed ln Mathersville in June 11u. oay with Mrs. Brahmer's parents,
tn the city of Rock Island at 9 o'clock! l!n J s Hughes, superintendent, ! Mr. and Mrs Ben Wild,
on tbe eigh'h Sh day of August, A. jn ;d district school build!ni! John McGonigle spent Sunday even
ly li;. at which time and place all; meeting place. The same month j tng in the tri cities,
persons interested may appear. preaching was begun at irregular in- Miss Flossie Rowe of Sherrard was
GK.ORCF. W. GAMBLE. tervals. by F. J. Giddings. of Preemp-; visiting relatives here the latter part
Clerk of the circuit court in and for ,ioa- Regular services have been con-i of the week.
the county of Rock Island. III. ducted weekly since the organization I-loyd Johnson was a Rock Island
Pa'M Kock Island. Ill- Julv 31.;' Method,' Kp's-cpal class in l)c-! passengers Wednesday.
12ii, Uober 1910. la September 1911. Uil Mr. &a4 Mrs. Theodore Peterson! llenxjf Joh&aon and Alert Dawosoa Aigvs.
and daughter Dorothy of Cable visited ; of Sherrard were visitors here Sun-1 y j p WILL ADMITTED ! bat b 3ud 11 s- Be"' 11 dlvl1
friends here Sunday and attended tbe!(ia- j j the estate of the deceased among ev-
.virs. jonn nuasei. wno was recently TO THE PROBATt ncCORD 1 n ""Iving children. The court
taken to Chicago for treatment, has ! named John G. Miller, one of the heirs
returned home again. j The will of the late Jacob N. MilleraB executor. The instrument was
Micees Aunie and Mary Hauzka of Gf this city has been admitted to pro-j dated July i, 1S0B.
Aledo were visitors here Sunday. I
John Boden and daughter Amy were' - - - - - -
Rock Island fiass-nepr Mr.nrtav '
Mrs. Charles Gobart was a Rock Is-! Dan Stivers of Alexis was a visit-;
land visitor the latter part tf the , or here Sunday.
week. j Mrs. Henry Irving and two children;
Mrs. John Boden aad daughter Amy of Sherrard are visiting at the Angus!
were Aledo shoppers Saturday. ' home.
T. G. McCullough and Miss Clara': Arnt Bolander was a tri-c-ity pas-'
Brown spent Sunday at the latters sengr Monday. !
home near Cable. ' '
dedication services of the new church.'
Aledo and Mathersville played ball'
on the local diamond Sunday. The
game was a whitewashing bee, the j
score being 12 to 0 in favor of Math
back in Mathersville again.
necessary is to give the prescribed 1
Miss Carrie Hummel of Cable is vis-;jose after each operation of the bow-
iting friends here. 'els more than natural and then castor
Miss Mary Johnson spent the first
1 of tbe week in Rock Island.
John Harris and sister of Sherrard
I were visitors hre Sunday.
oil to cleanse the system. It is safe
and sure. Sold by all druggists.
AH the news ail the time The
Old Michigan's wonderful batter
Eats TOASTIES, 'tis said, once a day,
For he knows they are healthful and wholesome
And furnish him strength for the fray.
His rivals have wondered and marvelled
To see him so much on the job,
Not knowing his strength and endurance
Is due to the corn in TY COBB.
Written by J. F. MAGEE,
2410 Washington St.. Two Rivers. Wl.
' One of the 50 Jingles for which tbe Postum Cc,
Battle Creek. .Mich., paid $1,000.00 ln May.