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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 29. 1012.
IS THROWN OPEN
TO PUBLIC VIEW
10,000 People Take Advantage
of Opportunity to Inspect
NEW JOURNAL FOR
CAPITAL AND LABOR
DIAMOND FOR McDONALD
Postmaster Is Presented During Even
ing With Beautiful Stud by
Friends and Admirers.
Approximately lO.ono people took ad
vantage yesterday afternoon and even
ing of the opportunity to Inspect tha
new $200H)0 postoffice which Uncle
, -J 1 TJ 1- ! n T n 1 T.t
.o skillfully did the officials handle the , bHeMon which lt
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t fbcr ... .
Mil ford Place.
Dominic Gillespie, Out of. JaU
Seven Hours, is Back m
TAKES SET OF FOX FURS
Drrtmnt Head at Young it
Combs Discovers Theft and Man
Hunt in Basement Results.
Britain we are moved to a realization
i that we must now. before it is too
!late nrevnt -rowtn of the lnhnr In
terests in similar "circumstances in the
Fnijed States. We must all, capital
and labor alike, curb and guidethat
; tremendous force so that it will hurt
neither itself nor capital.
"The Instant presence of the task
and the problem make the establish- J
roent of this system at this time nec
essary. That the system will perform
Its expected functions I have the as
surance not only of myself but of men.
I who like me. have devoted years to
Mc-"-he study of conditions."
crowds that at no time was there any
congestion or crowding. On entering
the building the visitors were directed
to the left, which leads through Post
master McDonald's office, where Mr.
McDonald, assisted by the special com
rolt;ee. M. T. Rudgren. Morris S.
H-agy, E. B. Krets"and B. D. Connelly,
recelveJ them. They then continued
on through the building, so that prac- ;
tlrally everybody was going in the
same d recton.
CI FT FOR POTIASTKR.
29. A weekly
is hoped wiU
become a powerful mediator between
labor and capital is projected by
James Milford Place,, of this city,
who recently announced that plans
on which he baa worked 20 years
are now ready for final consummation.
Mr. Place hopes for ths develop
ment of this publication into a mighty
moral force, to which both capital
and labor will bow. Its editors, be
All through the afternoon and even-; says, will be an advisory council 01
ing lileuer's orchestra beguiled the j 25 men. known by the people for their
time with music. About 8:2o there was , ability, their integrity and their char
a halt In the usual procedure. John ! ity.
Ohlweiler asked to hay? Postmaster J "More and more the laboring man,
McDonald appear In the lobby, where, the worker, the toiler, feels that he
with a brief speech of prese ntation, he j Is not deriving a Just return for his
handed over to Mr McIonald a beauti-! toil. More and more, on the other
ful diamond stud The stone is valued hand, the man of great riches is learn
at $:!u0 and was presented by Mr. Obi-1 lng that the toiler is not receiving all
weller on behalf of friends and admlr-j that he ought to receive," declares Mr.
ers of the postmaster. Following Mr. j fiace. the atmosphere, and with true Nick
McDonald's response, brief talks were ', "Many of the. rich men are now , lMtlBCt he started on a still
mad by Postmasters dynes of Jol.et ! seeking ways in which to divide the'r fQr tfce source of the ,eak Upon
and C'onstantne of Aurora j wealth. They are studying how to I chl Gillespie he readily
give away tneir money r0re u. fl
we have only to look close at narx
at the bill introduced in this session
of congress by Benator Gallinger of
New Hampshire to Incorporate the
Rockefeller foundation with power to
hold $100,00(1,000 only 'to promote the
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attractiveness of the place. The op.n- " ,M MV.aT r,1'"'''","' ilmmeilatriy started in pursuit,
lng was a red-letter day for Kock Is- of th Pp,es. of th 1 n,ted Stte REAL MAN HINT.
land and marks a new era in its civic 1,na ,lB IW ,lu'" BUU J"""""
or foreign lanas.
Postmaster McDonald stat.-d last ft- . "'""V u' 1 ,.L , I Gillespie
D. C. Gillespie, released from the
county Jail yesterday morning after
serving a six-months' sentence for lar
ceny, yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock
attempted to steal a valuable set of
red fox fura in Toung & McCombs'
department store and was captured
after an exciting chase through the
crowded aisles and a terrific battle in
the basement, where the cornered
criminal with visions of another per
iod of Imprisonment desperately
fought off employes for nearly 20 min
utes before he was nabbed. Detec
tives were called and they escorted
him to the police station.
Gillespie is known to the police and
sheriff's office as a bad man. Six
months ago he was sent up for rob
bing a man and had Just completed j
his time yesterday morning. He was
free Just aeven houri.
WHISKY BBTRAT9 HIM.
A bottle of whisky betrayed the fur
thief. The furs are on the second
floor. Gillespie had successfully stow
ed away under his coat a valuable
set of red fox furs valued at about
$75 and in coming down the stairs
bumped against the railing and broke a
bottle of whiskey in his hip pocket.
Louis Zuber, head of the shoe depart
ment, discerned the rich aroma of the
red eye, which was wafted through
PROF! BIO OF KI.OWF.H.
The office was decorated throughout
with flowers. Many of Mr. McDonald's
friends had remembered him with
benutiful bouquets of rot.es. chrysan
themums, plants and other (lowers, and
these added in no small degree to the
j approaching Gillespie he
I found the master odor.
broke a bottle of whiskey," said the
thief. "I guess it's me for the exit,"
'. and immediately he started for the
door. Glancing after the departing
tne, Zuber observed a section of fur
protruding from the man's coat, and
of employer to share with employe,!
Realizing that the game was up, un
less he could make a quick get-away,
broke into a run. Zuber
enmr flint it wmiM .a u-A.,i .w in i
days before tbey would be ready t0;there are naany examples. Co-opera
handle the mall In the new office. The "v T. u . v,
matter nf mnviru, th. f,,rii..M k.h . J Th Massachusetts savings bank
be left until after thn public recep-
mm. Bill! n win um" some ll'Ily time
'o get It Installed and eervthing in
readiness, as lt must be before the of
ficials uniTtake to bundle the mails
surance and pension system is an ex
ample. The Nelson company's sys-
i tern at leClalre. 111., npw being spread
I throughout the south, is another.
I "When George W. Perkins made
jan announcement a few years ago that
he was quitting the Arm of J. Pierpont
I Morgan Co. to devote the rest of his
'life to the succor of labor. 1 felt that
' shouted for help, and J. J. Hasley,
floor manager. Joined in the man hunt,
! beading Gillespie off from the doo.r.
Doubling In bis tracks, the Jail bird
Buy a home of Reldy Bros.
For express, call William Tref.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
M. & G. club opening dance. Coli
seum, Labor day night, Sept. 2.
Kerler Rug company for vacuum
cleaning and rug-making.
M. & G. ciub opening dance. Coli
seum, Labor day night, Sept. 2.
uwi mowers sharpened and re
paired at Fiebig's, 1619 Third are
Our B. B. serge at $33 la the beet
TaJue ever offered. J. B. Zimmer's
Genuine Philadelphia lawnmowers
for sale at Charles Fiebig. 161 Third
Six per cent farm mortgages. Lit
ten & Roberts, People's Nation bank
Milan artesian water, approved by
city and state, delivered dally.
Phone West 1770.
Coal, coal, coaL The Rock Island
Fuel company will deliver to you all
the best grades of hard and soft coaL
Etrecker & Lewis, wnolesale and re
tail agents for Sanitas the washable
wall covering for kitchens and bath
- Ward & McMahon will give you
estimates on your plumbing, steam
and hot water heating that will save
Sewing machines repaired and war
ranted for one year. Supplies for all
machines. Fiebig, locksmith, 1619
A fireproof safe in the house or store
is a necessity. We have them from
$12 up. Fiebig, locksmitlh, 1619
Call for the Fifth avenue union
made cigarette at Ralph Stanton's
Club Smoker, Nineteenth street and
Lerch & Greve, wall paper and
paint store, will help you select any
of the 1912 designs in wall paper tor
your home. 2002 Fourth avenue.
Bartlett Bros.' teas.. oiTee, spices,
extracts ana railing powders have no
Last Two Days
But Two Days Remain during which keen shoppers will be able
to share in the generous bargains offered at this final CLEAN
UP SALE. There are many items given below which represent
savings too good to pass by; garments such as these will be
wearable for many weeks .therefore you should not miss this
opportunity to buy them.
values, at only
$14.98 values, at $3.98.
DRESSES Repps, lin
ens, voiles and lawns, val
ues to $9.98, now $2.98.
SILK COATS are all re
duced just one-half.
PETTICOATS A few
dozen whie dotted cor
dine pleated flounce petti
coats .regular $1 values,
at only 49 cents. .
Genuine HEATHERBLOOM Petti
coats, black only, plain and embroid
eries and satins, regular $1.98 val
ues ,at only 98c.
NIGHT GOWNS Trimmed with
laces embroideries and ribbons,
regular 79 cent values, at each only
Continued Preliminary Showings
And you are cordially invited to have a first peep at the new Fall styles in
Women's Dresses and Costumes Tailored Suits Blouses and Waists
Coats and Wraps Misses' Wear and Dresses and Tailored Millinery
The garment chief spent the summer in New York at the openings at the
gathering-places of the fashionables. The study he gave the new Fall styles finds
its reflection in every Fingle garment in these preliminahy Fall style showngs.
"THE STORE WITH A CONSCIENCE"
GROSSMAN LEADS OTHERS FOLLOW
nimu r-xo. ,aUnr r re? Ithe scene and took the culprit to the
DUD I tArLAirilflU e couia give u. oecaue -vir. ;
rerKliis Knew iue bt?ub oi lauur aim i
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dashed for the basement, where upon ."iuai. luousaua people are or-
belng cornered he put up a terrific j derln8 fi0m us lailJF- Foo the
struggle. Kicking, biting and slus-! cro d-
ging. Gillespie fought his captors off! Souders Laundeilng company at
for nearly 20 minutes, when at a giv- 'B01-503 Twelfth at.rotc. This laundry
en signal both Zuber and-Hasley clos-; equipped with the very latest mod
ed in on their prey in a concerted ! rn r-achlnery, turning cut work that
rush, and subdued him after a fierce:" Bct surpassed ty any iauuury In
struggle. Detectives soon arrived on -Je fitate.
A similarity of names Is making life
miserable for William K. Tiedeniann,
bookkeeper at the local office of the
Mueller Lumber company. Hi many
friends find It good sport to call him
wp and Inquire whether or not lt was
-Hi rmirv, in luuiin uuii , i fie growing power vi moor aiso ' ler Bn extended stay,
vlt.h a recent robbery at Cambridge, ! evidenced in congress, Mr. Placet
111., in which a William Tiedeniann of : thinks.
Kock Island .w as thought to be lmpli-! "A few years back our congress had
rated. The Tiedeniann who was ar-! as members no open advocates of the
i had experience in profit sharing work
I in the I'nlted States Steel corporation
; pnd the International Harvester com
"Now. however, that he has drifted
j Into polities, the benefits of his an
j nouncetnent may be questioned."
Mueller Lumner company will en-
station, jauit you 10 uuiia a nee nouse or Darn
' HFi.n i'mifr BOns. ! out of the choicest select lumber and
At his arraignment before Police ! Fou will be surprised and yet pleas
Magistrate C. J. Smith this morning d to learn the low prices they are
j Gillespie was held under $1,000 bonda j making.
I on charges of grand larceny. Being Uunsjiore and O'Connell smcke
unable to furnish bail, he went back ! house and billiard parlors, corner of
to the county jail from which he had j Twentieth street ana Fourth ave
departed scarcely 24 hours before, af- hue. Every brand of good cigars and
all kinds of smokers' supplies.
rested easily proved bis Innocence
when erraigned. William F. Tiede
nann, bookkeeper, U being made the
1'int of many Jokes uevnrtheleBB be
cnuhc of the similarity of the names.
toiler. Today any one of 15 or 20
congressmen I might name would de
clare with emphasis that tbey are for
'the workingman, and stand ready to
I vote for "any legislation that would
harmonize the interests of capital and
"To harmonize those Interests is our
task, that Is the work my plan is to
do. that is the problem it will solve.
When we look at the tremendous
growth of the labor party in Great
The Great SHOE SALE
Dolly Bros, stock is being closed out
regardless of the cost at Schwenker's
great Change of Ownership Sale.
All Our Footwear Reduced
Especially attractive are the low priced low
shoes, oxfords and pumps these have (1
been cut to the limit. A special lot at M--
In either tan or black, lace or button
for little men or zvomen
U Others priced, as low as 98c, 69c and 49c
All the latest toes and the best fij 1 Q
sellers at only $1.89, $2.89 and 0.y
T. S. O'Hara. Dour and feed store,
is hav. ig a big trade on stock and
poultry food. Lr. Hers' stock food
for horses, cattle, hogs, sheep and
all kinds c! poultry. It makes tfee
, hens lay every day.
ivaiu and Ueinn&filt cigar store still
lakes the 'lead. Mom liberally patron
i izeu. Everything in tobaccos cigars
i and smokers' supplies. Man is never
j better satisfied than waea sinonic
! ther choice brands.
till. 8. Wllcner. the leading tin
and fclittt metal worker. It will pay
you to Jeirn abat the Weir furnace.
It luh tte repiTrLtion of giving you i
ike tre.test beat and consumes I
iibout OLe-half leas coal. j
iZ. E. Lamp, plumbing", steam and (
Ut water heating, gas fitting. His ;
eflicieiit knowledge of the business
Justly entitles him to your patronage. !
His shep has all modern equipments. ;
Everything in tlumbing supplies.
Math's bakery u4 confectionery I
store, the finest in tne tri-citiea. i
Lsread, cakes, pies, cookies aud not
roll. They can't be beat. Most
ieopi6 say they are superior to any
Lome baking. Let theui serve you.
W. Ik Gansert's candy factory,
Kock Island's most important indus
try. Chocolates, cream and cara
mels are sold by all first class con
fectioners and grocers. Call for
Gansert's and get the purest and best
M. R. Iglehart marble and granite
works save you the mlddiemas's
profits. From 16 to 25 per cent saved
on every monument and all kinds, of
monumental work. Call at our shop
on Second avenue and see for your
The Rock Island LomDer and Man
ufacturing company, lumber and
building material lor all purposes,
houses, barns, granaries. We will
give you an opportunity to save a big
per cmt- Let us be of service to
The popularity of Bleuer's in all
jeweiry is on account of the wide va
riety of patterns carried in stock
from which selection is easily made
to suit the taste of each individual
at. prices uniformly low. 1702 Sec
Improving sight. That's what our
Ciuoisui. "v""tS- J ' -
to believe that there is anything
wrong with your eyes at ah you
should have thence examined at once.
Small charge for prcper glasses. Con
sultation free at Fred bieuer's, the
BURKE TO REBUILD LIFE
Philadelphia Councilman Returns to
Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 29. William
His Home to Overcome Past.
J. Burke, Philadelphia's reform coun
cilman who disappeared Aug. 16, after
writing a confession that h is an ex-
convict, and second story worker, and
I resigning from the city councils, has
retui ned to the city and became rec-
' . ..ir. A .... j.nk,A.
uuuiicu iu uib n no aim Lni unuiiiti ,
who have been loyal to him through
After greeting his family at 2020
the name of the convict who black
mailed me. The other newspapers
"The ex-convict who blackmailed me
was Jimmy Foley, a man who ha
known me for 25 years. We worked
alongside of each other in the harness
shop at Charleston prison. When I
was a youngster in New York he was
a 'stall' for a gang of pickpockets.
I.ater he went west, and came east,
landing in Charleston. He got every
cent I had, and after I made my con
fession he left Philadelphia.
"Foley will never blackmail mo
Fast Tioga street. Burke immediately j again, and now out I fight the battle
went to the home of John L. Fehr, the! of life, no matter what people may
local business man who offered to set
Burke in the cigar business provided
he would come back. Burke will take
charge of the cigar store.
Following his talk with Mr. Fehr,
Furke told details of his downfall, and
he gave the name of the former con
vict who drove him from his position
as a reform councilman to a back
room In a lodging house on West
Thirty-sixth street. New York, where
he has been hiding since his disap
pearance. "When I went away," said BurKe,
"I shaved off my mustache. I did not
want anyone to know me. I fought
We are the leaders for up to date! out the battle with the assistance of
laundry work. Each shirt finished j my wife. It was hard for me to come
by hand and put up in a carton in-i tack to Philadelphia and face my for-
curing work. Delivered to you in
good condition. We guarantee no
cracked collars or cuffs. City Steam
laundry. Held & Bollman, 417 Sev
Dr. Ostrom Performs Operation
When Body Had Already
Through the efforts of Dr. Louis
Ostrom of this city, Miss Mabel E.
Ahl, 1029 Seventeenth avenue. Mo
line, has practically been resurrected
from the dead, and Is now on the rap
mer friends, but there was no other
"I shall accept the offer of Mr. Fehr,
bcauae I wish to and because it has
been the only real offer of a position
I have had. Other people have talked
large, but Mr. Fehr is the only one to
come forward and say: "Here is a po
sition; come and get on our feet once
more and lead a respectable life." "
1 Burke said certain persons had at-
:en.f,t(l to make capital out of the
j fact ibat he was a reformed council
"Just because I was an antl-organiza-I
: ion councilman is no reason for gang
papers to take advantage of the tact.
As a reform advocate In councils, I
i was for reform and believed that the
i crooks phould be driven from poli-
i "I am done with politics forever. I
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL TO
HOLD REGULAR MEETING
The following call to the members
of the executive council of the Men's
Federation of " ': Island, has been
ifsued by V tary, Wirt Taylor,
calling a Utr nxt Monday
evening. 'I call follows:
Gentlemen: You are requested to be
present at a meeting of the executive
council Monday evening. Sept. 2, 1912,
at 7:30 sharp, at the Association house
637 Seventeenth street.
The object of the meeting Is to per
fect the organization, select the com
mitte", prepare for th active work for
the year and act upon such other mat
ters as may he brought before the ex
FOR NEW ELECTRIC LINE
Central and Western Illinois Traction
Springfield. 111., Aug. 29. The sec
Ki.iry of state has Irsued a license to
Incorporate to the Central and West
ern Illinois Traction company. It Is
proposed to construct an electric rail
road from Pekin to Peoria and thence
throiiKh the counties of Peoria, Ful
ton. McDonotigh and Hancock to Ham
ilton. 111., and thence across the Miss
issippi rlvr to Keokuk, Iowa. The
capital stock Is nominally $200,000.
The principal office is at Canton, 111.
The incorporators and first board of
am a poor man, and have had to bor-1 directors are J. T. Adams of Colum-
row money in small amounts. I have
i borrow ed a smail sum from an orcan-
id road to recovery, whereas some 24!Uatlon pGmician. I was so grateful
hours ago her family had given her up ; that I toll him if the time came when
for dead. l could do anything for him In cown-
ui.. ai,i r,.- f i nouticils I would be glad to do so. That
; , ... ... . . . . , . . ' man has construed mv statement, and
Poslam Soap, Medicated with Po.lam ; bcn 111 wlth fever- and dur" j has told people that he bought me for
Possesses Rare Virtures Over i nB the latter stages of the malady a ! a mlgf rabe j, loau. That's politics
Ordinary Soaps. complication set in, when an abscess J didn., fcave jt
! iormed in the larny. w hich practical- j ..When , flril made my confegsion,-.
rusiam soap aitrerent from ana su- ' " " u,"luln' i"""""5 Burke continued "certain neonle de
clared I was lying that I was seeking
bus. Ohio; C. P. Williams of Chicago:
A L. Ralston of Grove City, Ohio; W.
R t'urran of Pekln, 111.; Ixin M. Ash
of Canton, 111.; Calvin G. Formbale
and Bert C. Huddleston of Smithfleld,
"You Can Save Money by Spending Money at this Great Sale"
GEO. II. SCIIWENKER. Mgr.
Successors to DOLLY BROS.
penor to all ordinary scans for toilet heinr almost entirelv closed.
aua ua.n is iue ;iiri Droauci ui me i -v- s ... .oa v.
emergency laboratories, proprietors of "l"u"' "iu'u'u l l"c notoriety. One newspaper suppressed
Posiaui, tne tamou until remedy. (young lady had already started to be-'
The unique feature of Poslam soap i come rigid and was gasping for , . . , .
is tn-t it lontains Poslam in its ea-'. tt, rw ai, ,iv,
tirety, combined with an absolutely i . ,
pure soau rase. j to Rock Island for Dr. Ostrom. who .
Tbis is commendation Indeed tothose arrved as Miss Ahl was breathing ;
who know tse virtue of Poslam, the h R ,h. lT,.orf!n nf ?iaa '
marvelous h. .aiing remedv through ' her la,t" By the Insertion of a glass ;
which so many thousands of cases of tube In the passage of the larynx,
eczema and ether stubborn skin trou- j however, the young lady was able to1
bles have been completely cure !. . k ,.., ,v, i :
EXCURSION TO KEOKUK DAM
On the steamer Helen Blair. Leave
Friday, Aug. 30, at 4 p. m. Returns
Monday at 9 a. m., $6 round trip, in
cluding meals and berth. Phone west
18H and reserve berths at once.
renlered nt!i;eptic!brpatn tr toT the firBt tlme in
- weeks and soon the
' to her cheeks again.
She is now oa '
N i.'Z7'2 mm
til fr0" ccmniexjons. Tenners tne nanus .
Iv.i soft ani velvety. An un'isuaily larze!
hj and lasting c'e: price. 23 cents. For!
r.4 fale bv A. J R!e?s N. W. Steiner. H.
i of .am fan
and germicidal. It is the safest and
most foottir? nursery soap and wi;;
chafing infants It improves the health ,,he raPld road to recover;. .
color and oiiality cf the skin, lieaiti-! r."7Z " .
The board of education at a special
meeting yesterday accepted figures of
. O Rc'f. and a!1 drureists. ttte Kock island Hand & Gravel com-
For free ?3nir!. -w-r 'o the Kmer- r anv for coal for the school buildings
i '.,-, v: vv rt ' 4 during the coming term, i
Post Toasties nutritious are simply delicious;
They're flaky and crispy and brown;
Their exquisite flavor has surely won favor,
Just try them and banish that frown.
Written by D. WHEDON,
531 Millard, Ave., Chicago, 111.
One of the 50 Jingles for which the Post urn Co.,
Battle Creek, Mich., paid $1,000.00 in June.