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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 3, 1912.
TO 'BE THE BEST
STREET IN WEST
.Superintendent C. H. Cook Says
It Is the Most Modern
and Approved Style.
BRIBER SEEKS TO
GRANITE CHIPS FEATURE
New Material to Bt Wearing Surface
for Wood Block Which Lie Be
tween Street Car Rail.
"Whn Second avenue's new paring
la completed," aald Superintendent C.
H. Cook, who la In charge of the work
being done by the Tri City Railway
company, "Rock Island will have, a
street of which It may well be proud
for there, wl!l be none other like It In
the west. The work that tne Trl-City
Railway oompany I doing along Its !
r'ght of way, !a the flnet I have ever j
-en -and I have been engaged in pub- j
kiic improvement work or this nature :
for 2f year pant and hare worked
lln nearly every tat In the union for I
ne J. G White Construction company, i
t ain c;r4iitf chippigh. '
ICThere are aeveral distinctive feat-
ur anout this lob that mark it aa
rdinary. The first in the ballast. ,
dry concrete which In the very ;
ht and best form of hallant naed
ttiona to our force has made it ;
it that the entire atre'ch will
i(;i'lptd In thia war and that no
wet, fonTte will be laid.
W' ' rr J
. A i
BETHANY TAG DAY
Board Names Committees
Make Arrangements for
Annual Fund Raising.
HOME TALENT PLAY SOON
"Ahaauerus," an Oriental and Musical
Drama, Will Be Staged During
Month of October.
Rodney J. Dlagle.
As the result of a house cleaning
in the Ohio legislature last year, Rod
ney J. Dtegle, then seTgeant-at-arma
of the Ohio senate, and several oth
ers were sent to the penitentiary for
legislative bribery. Now Diegle is
trylr.g to get out. He has issued a
booklet giving reason why he should
be freed. He says h was unjustly
convicted through false testimony
Rurna" detectives. Diegle'a frlenda
win carry his case before the pardon
The Bethany Home board met last
night at the New Harper and empow
ered the president to appoint com
mittee of five for each Molina and
Rock laland, to make all arrangements
for the annual Tag Day, which la
usually held early in October.
The president was also directed to
appoint committees for each of the
two citiea to look after the production
of the oriental music drama, "Ahasuer
us." which Is to be given for the bene
fit of the home about the third week
of October. This promise to be a big
undertaking with correspondingly big
hopes of financial returns- A few years
ago "Egypta" was given, something
of the same general nature and $600
Donations to the home for the month
i of August were as follows: Mr. H.
makes an annual tour through the
Ftate and then embodies her report in
state publications. The report of her j
1911 visit here will soon be published.
U)I.EEK BRINGS HARM.
"When you put a prisoner to work,"
continued Mis3 Martin, "you take away j
his chance for entering Into a demor
alizing conversation wun otner pns-
oners who may have become hardened
to criminal wrong doing. Instead of
merely punishing the man, you put him I
where he has nothing to do. He be
comes soured socially, and with his I
fellow offenders will plot aa to how he .
can get even for his incarceration.
Give him work to do. He will be satis
fied while In jail, and when his release
comes about he will be glad to go to '
work at some honest occupation where-
in ha ran rain a livelihood " !
Miss Martin will spend approxtma-!
ly a week in Rock Island county, but
the report of her visit will not be made j
public except through state channels.
R. Daek, Rock Island, bread, jelly and
cookies; Mrs. Johnson, Mollne, bread, j
Jelly and cookies; Mr. J. A. Platte.)
Rock Island, piece for quilt; The
... Vaile Rook store. Rock Island, books
with appendicitis, but was thought to and gams for the children ; The Home
MOTHER WANTS SON
TO RETURN TO HOME
Word was received by Chief James
Brinn this morning from Mrs. J. H. '
West of Centerville, Iowa, asking that !
he send her son, Edward, back to his '
home. The boy was picked up Satur-1
day afternoon while piloting W. E. 1
Booth, an intoxicated blind man, about !
the street. Booth was sent to Mus
catine yesterday and last night he
celebrated his return to the Pearl '
City in revelry. Young West will be'
sent home thia evening. His mother
writes that she allowed her son to go ,
with sympathy for, him, but that all.
the while her son was away she had
! worried about his welfare. Her hus-:
! band is a minister of the gospel. J
iiim ii ... , n V i IU a in. ! CI., .mi,. , .."i ."ll'.T Ti"l
I I J 7irii.1i IJMtf, 7.Vi SI If fall ;'( If t . (l,t It ! v HI iiE 17 I I IH1R
P S CASH DOWN
H 1 1 N
n 1 1
!n the absence of details, It Is the be-'land, bread; Mra. L. Hassel Rock Is-
"Al serond feature is the concrete ! lief of his relatives here that ensuing . iand, honey; The Thimble club. Rock
b'-'l -vi which the wood block are i complications carried him off. , Island, two qnllts; Mrs. Captain Hen-
laid Yhl bed is so smooth that tol f,,,rl Rauerman was born Jn Rock Is-. dprson. peaches; Mrs. D. J. Mengejs
an, 1s necssary to level i and the ; land Nov. 3". 1878. He grew to man-; dorr, Moline, toy washing machine ror
Mocks are laid in hot tar on top of i od in the city and six years ago lo-jthe girls.
the concrete. seated in New Mexico, wnere ne was
"The third and newest feature of ' engaged In the merchandltlng business
all Ja the use of granite chlnnins for , i'nt'1 hi removal to Colorado 18
montns ago. Me is survived oy uib
widow and two little sons; his moth
I tr. Mrs. Emma 8. Rauerman, of this
'city; one brother, Fred W. Rauerman,
FORTY-TWO CHH.DRE AT HOME.
Tb assistant matron. Miss Delia
Labor day celebrants were few and
far between yesterday and the grist
in police court this morning was cor
respondingly light. Several who had
tried to sap up the entire supply of In
toxicant were counted out yesterday
the wiar1na surface over the wood
blocks. Such chips have been tried
!n the east and found remarkably effi
cient. Though roatlnr 13 ner ton
compared to $1.30 for ordinary gravel. ir tnl9 cit-v' nA ,hrf, B,8t,rB- Mrr c-
the street car company has decMed
Carlson, has been in charge of the I but this morning most of them were
E Battles. Chicago. Mrs. J. E. Brown
Krck Island, and Mra. J. E. Krell, Dav
The remains will be brought to ' required
Rock Island for burial, and funeral
service will be conducted Saturday or
Sunday at the home of deceased's
mother. Mrs. Emma S. Sauerman, 1530
LIBRARY BOARD HAS
that Rock Island wants an extra good '
Job and that it will spare no expense
In giving It one as far as it share,
of the work Is concerned." '
TO CO TO SIXTH. !
The woodblock granite chip paving!
between track will not stop at Twen, I
'l'ih s'rft. whtre the Second avenue
paving job ends. The right of way of !
the street tar company will he paved j
right through to Sixth avenue and Sup-1
rlntendent Cook 1 ordered to use i
Via tl...'.. . ,. . .
...t- n Bnfl granite cn:oa 1 . .... i ; . ..- i
wherever asphalt is used for the MlSS
stnyts lo oirpc.iora oi me notn isiana puunc
Emploes of the McCarthy Improve-! Horary, held last, night the librarian's;
rrent t otnpany this morning began the ' monthly report was received and plac
work of putting in new cntch basin ' ed on file and bills were allowed, after
along Second avenue, this being part h'ch the meeting was adjourned until
of Its paving contract. It is the aim Thursday. Sept. 5. The report and libt
of the company to have everything in,of ,,:!'8 follow:
rfadUiesa by the time the afreet car
company's forces are out of the way,
to no at the general paving work
ai.rt complete it in a hurry.
home for some time, while the matron,
Miss Parsons, is in England, visiting
Forty-two children are being taken
care of at present, of whom 28 are
hoys. The average age is seven year.
No sickness and no doctors' visits were
One hundred and thirtv-six
dollars was received for board for
ON ANNUAL VISIT
allowed to amble on their way. Wil
liam McGovern of Sheridan, Iowa,
had nothing but an injured hand to.
show for his carousal of yesterday.'
He was allowed to roam. '
Mrs. Mary Palmer who was arrest-
ed on complaint of her husband, was
dismissed when he failed to press the '
Frank Duyck and Emil DeTaeger, J
bluff district residents who battled '
with one another over family matters,'
were each fined $1 and costs for dls-j
orderly conduct. !
Is All You Have to Pav
The Removal Sale has crushed down
prices on the entire piano stock of new
and used instruments.
One used Gilmore Piano $82.
One used Hallet & Davis Piano $94.
One used Knabe Piano $139.
The entire Kimball Piano and Piano Player stock on
sale at prices heavily discounted.
STORE OPEN THIS EVENING
.W.Bowlbv Piano House
Established 1877. : : : 1611 2d Avenue
Charities Commission, Ar
rives in Rock Island.
Ed Head, colored, of Moline, was
dismissed this mornin? nnon nav-
Member ments of ihe costs of his case.
IS DEAOJN WEST
Former Rock Islander Passes
Suddenly at Home in
IN FAVOR OF WORKHOUSE
Magazines and general works ... 243
Industrial arts 62 i
1 ine arts 34
Says Illinois Counties Realize Value of
Putting Prisoners to Work
Mrs. Mary McGfll of Nahant was
haled before Magistrate C. J. Smith
this morning and after her tale of
woe failed to reach the magistrate's
soft spot, she brought the condition
of her health into play and thereupon
William Duncan of Muscatine was
fined fl and costs for drunkenness.
has for the past year been employed
by the Cadillac Motor company. He
expects to remain here and pursue his
studies at Augustana college.
HIGH LIVING COST
f"arl Saurn.an, a resident of Rock
IMai.d until six years ago, died at 12:30 !
this morning at his home In Antonito, i
Col News of the sad event -waa con-
ta in-d in a niesnage from the widow to
Krvd ". Saueraiaii, a brother of the
(it'NiM(i Only a few hours before
tre first intimation that the young man
as seriously ill came in a telegram.
Mr. Sauerman had suffered a siege
Grand total 4.018
Received from fines. $20.40.
Wa'dotf Bindery company ....$218
"Sentiment toward workhouses for 1
; prisoners in cities and counties is rap
idly gaining ground throughout the
siate of Illinois and it will be but a
short time till it is a recognized fact
that the workhouse Is part of the so
lution for the social wrongs of the
day." was the statement of Miss Vella
.wanin. inspector or state ccariues the hospitality of the Brown family,
commission, this morning as she set-1 1Ie claims Inability to secure remuner
tled herself in Rock Island previous ative employment was the cause of
to launching into her work of inspec- j his fall from grace,
tion of charitable and penal institu-! .
tions of the county. Miss Martin
T': nl I inlia ta-lm n-oa lout
evening by Detectives Sehnert and Compelled
Caulfield for the theft of an overcoat
and a suit coat from H. R. Brown,
was dismissed from custody thia
morning because of his wife and
daughter. He returned the coat to
to Give Week's
Wages for Place to Sleep
and Food to Eat.
board and lodging such as they were
receiving, was extortion of the worst
kind. Their employers promised to
take measures for their protection in
Ordinance Before Council.
Improvement ordinances for the
laying of sewers along Tenth and
Eleventh streets and Sixteenth to
Eighteenth avenues, and in Highland
park addition, and of the grading of
Thirty-fourth street by a five-foot cut
between Seventh and Ninth avenues,
were mattera for consideration before
the commission this afternoon.
Mtbel Dnobar. U5 V erry At . Ch.i
uj roro. were so p.tuui uotb toft koa bard
cori.a). butt lo wear nbOM :r loo lrf Tried
MMicr. .tit, oorn Bl... vernbtr.. 'Blofo'
run.'d u,e only r.J eura. 8ioird r a at
wiic; in tiki corn cu (one enmplctal
InafAQllv. I. HUM. ft tl
tuald hf llMltMH VKF
I'll liMroira 11 , t liu.tfo. Ill
K ('. Vaiie
It. I Polk
l.erch i- Greve .
L S McCabe &
Kramer Priming Publishing
company 17 25
Remington Typewriter company 1 45
Total $630 89
wyrrttteta wart. r-uvt) man
ii ir-.Tir,i. t-rd rM, i
Husband Declared Lydia E.
Compound Would Re
store Her Health,
And It Did.
1'lM f ulal.Ug, UyUll Mil 4
Tl.-irj-.r He ne- phurmary.! IJ !nd Av.;
Y t. IV V!krr. lil Icth St.
Wednesday, Sept. 4
The steamer St. Paul will come up j
from the south on Its journey to St. i
Paul tomorrow, leaving Rock laland
at 2 p. m . and the Quincy will come j
down, leaving for St. Ixjuii at 12:30
for St. Louis. Both boat a tomorrow
'. ill be on their last trip of the sea-
f lffiiala rTnl.l thia r. n.nin n lh,l
i busiress this year has shown a mark
t ed increase over that of previous
tmri ann that the tri-ritv him'npn.
haa been more than double that of ; uble Compound.
Ashland, Ky. " Four years ajro I
seemed to have everything the matter
with me. I had fe-
maleand kidney trou- ; the east during which they visited at
bleand was so bad off I Boston and other points of interest.
Miss Kate Frel. of Andalusia is vis
iting with Mrs. ('. C. Kennedy in
South Kock It-land.
Lloyd Lamphere has returned
home after a vacation trip spent at
Tetoskey and other points In Michi
gan. William W. Scott has returned to
Drake university, Des Moines to begin
bis third and last year in the study
Mrs. W. J. Mcintosh and her daugh
ter Miss Marie of Cleveland, O. is
visiting with her sister, Mrs. Wirt
Taylor, 2401 Seventh avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. John Scott nave re
turned from a three weeks' tour in
Some of the negro laborers who are
He helped himseir to the ear- employed in putting in the new pav-
Inents last evening while enjoying 1 iie on Second avenue were compelled
to go hungry from Saturday nignt un
til this morning because of their wag-1
es having been attached iu a manner
which has caused their employers, the)
J. G. White Construction company, to ;
make an investigation. The -darkies i
complain that several Twenty-fourth
street rooming house keepers are .
"flim flamming" them out of their;
money. These keepers Saturday night-'
presented to the paymaster orders j
from various of the negroes for their
board and room rent for the week.
The amount in nearly every case was
$10.25. As the negroes had not. work
ed a whole week, many or them had
piaciically no money left once the
claim had been met. 1
They are once entered complaint
that they were being unfairly treated,
claiming that $10.25 for a week's
Tomatoes, Per Bushel, 25 Cent,.
Special for Wednesday at Brady's.
S. D. KINSEY SUCCESSOR
TO THEODORE PETERSON
S. D. Kinney, who for aix months has
been watchman in the Silvis yarn of
the Rock Island road, has succeeded
Theodore Peterson, resigned, as spe
cial agent of the road. He took up
his new duties Sunday. James Rey
nolds, special agent, succeeds to Mr.
Kinsey's former position.
Not a minute should be lost when a
child shows symptoms of croup. Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy given as soon
as the child becomes hoarse, or even
after the croupy cough appears, will
prevent th; attack. Sold by all drut;-gists.
per pound . . fora,th;
The steamer Dixie and floating pal-
merica, laid over night in the
I could hardly rest
day or night. I doc
tored with all the
best doctors in town
and took many kinds
of medicine but noth
ing did any good un
til I tried your won
derful remedy, Lydia
E. Pinkham'a Vege
My husband said it
would restore my health and it has."
Mrs. May Wyatt, Ashland, Ky.
There are probably hundreds of thou
sands of women in the United States
ed beef, lb. .
Our meats come direct from
the packing house. ''
; who have been benefitted by this famous
harbor, departing thia morning: old remedy, which was produced from
roots and herb over thirty years ago by
a woman to relieve wotnan'a suffering.
Read What Another Woman ays:
Camden, N. J.-'T bad female trou
ble and a serious displacement and was
tired and discouraged and unable to do my
work. My doctors told me I never could
be cured without an operation, but
thar.ks to Lydia E. Pinkham'a Vegetable
Compound I am cured of that affliction
and have recommended it to more than
one of my friends with the best results."
Mrs. Ella Johnston, 324 Vine St.
If you wast special advice write to
I jCl E. Pinkham Medicine Co. (coiifl
iectltW Ljua, Mass. Your le1tr will
re opened, read and aowere4 fcy a
south. A vaudeville show is
put on at various tewna along the riv
er, the boar remaining out during the
The Helen Blair left on Its reaular
trip for Burlington last night at 1
o'clock, just e'gtat hours behind sched
ule time. The delay was caused by
the excursion to Buffalo on the B'.air
The 1. P. Leona came up from
Horae island thia morning for provisions.
The r. S. El'en departed for the
south this mornicj.
womaa aa4 held ia strict coofldeaoe.
Charles Wheelan. Arthur Hinckley,
Emmett Galvin and Irving Funkeu-
stein are in Chicago for a week's visit
They are stopping at the Grace hotel.
Miss Lizxle Smith, 314 Sixth street,
has returned to her home after a
month's vacation trip to Buffalo, Ni
agara Falls. Chicago and other points.
Mrs. O. C. Smedley and daughter,
Miss Daisie. 803 Fifteenth street, have
returned from a Ave weeks' trip to
Chicago, Detroit, Buffalo and Niagara
Miss Velma Hickman, stenographer
to Mayor H. M. Schrlver, has return
ed home after a visit of three weeks
In New York, Washington. Philadel
phia and other eastern points.
Mrs. G. A. Solander. lOW Fourteenth
street. Is entertaining her aunt. Mrs.
Quaintance. and Mrs. Peter Griffith of
learned. Kan., at her home. Mm. Grif
fith had i.ot visited in Rock Island in
Mrs. F. H. Potter,
NOSE 8T0PPED UP
: WITH CATARRH
Ely's Cream Balm Clears The
Head and Nose Instantly
Makes You Feel Fine.
Closing Out Shoe Sale
Schwenkers, Inc., are closing out the Dolly Bros,
shoe stock at piices that will save you money.
The entire stock of high and low shoes must be closed
out to make room for new goods. Every shoe a bargain.
Men's, women's and childrens low shoes at cost prices.
Successors to Dolly
1807 Second Ave.
No matter how miserable you are
with catarrii nse stopped up, throat
sore, dull pain in the bead, dry cough.
fver, foul breath Ely's Cream balm
will give you instant relief.
It gets rijht at the root of the trouble,
cleanses, heais and strengthens the raw.
sore membranes, and stops the nastj :
discharge so that you are not constantly '
blowing your nose and spitting, In a
fe minut.es after applied, you can just
feel it doing its work of clearing the !
head, the pain and soreness are relieved, :
the breathing becomes natural, and the ;
stuffed np feeiing is gone. This cleans- '
ing. healing, antiseptic balm contains no 1
mercury, cocaine or other harmful drug.
TWO BIG EXCURSIONS
I It is easy to applv. pleasant to use, end
accompanied bv! "ever fai:,Jfn'e Saick relifef' even in
her sona Stanley and Fred, arrived in ; D,n-t gSer the miseries of catarrh
the city from her home In Oakland, ' nor disgust your friends with your hawk
Cal.. today, to visit at the home of her ' ing, spitting and foul breath. Get a
mother. Mrs. C. Meenan, 2538 Eighth ! fifty cent bottle of Ely's Cream Balm
avenue ! from yourdn:g?r!st. ana start treatment
... . . iator.ee. You will find it wiJl prove to
PhiLp Bruner. son of Mr. and Mrs. be the beit investment you ever made.
A. M. Bruner of this city, arrived last , x
eight from Detroit, Mich, where hei H. O. Rolfs, agent.
On the Famous Steamer Sidney
Thursday, Sept. 5 to
Leave Davenport :ll a. m.
Leave Rock Island 8:30 a. m.
Return home 6:80 p. m.
Friday, Sept. 6 to
Leave Ttavenpnrt 9.00 a. m.
Leave Rock Island 9:30 a. m.
Return home 6:30 p. m.
' Fare 50c round trip, Children 25c.
Music and free dancing. Lunch and refreshments.
Bring your baskets and enjoy the last excursion of the season.
Streckfus Steamboat Line, Phone North 3097.