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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1912.
IN FIERCE BLAZE
Barns of Ewert & Richter Com.
pany Set Afire Supposedly
by Cigaret Stub.
Ewert & Rlcbter"s barns at 723
Weit Third b treat. Davenport, were de
stroyed by fir last evening and 19
horse burned to death. The loss is
13,800, $2300 of which la covered by
insurance. A burning cigaret thrown
In the hay In the loft la believed to
have caused the conflagration, as aome
of the driver have been in tbe habit
of sleeping In t!.e loft, and supposition
1b that several of the men were smok
ing last evening and that one of them
threw a cigaret In the hay.
The homes were burned to death be
fore the arrival of the fire departments,
as the fire gained headway fast. The
fire was still burning this morning. A
ing primaries. In the meantime, how-
ever, 1 urged and secured the enact-j
ment of another primary law which '
Mr. Lorimer and his friends opposed." 1
Governor Deneen worked several
hours on his statement trying to short- j
en it, but when given to the press it j
contained 3,000 words. I
Our First Free Offer
Tse Wonderine now.
Bu a home of Relay Bros.
For express, call William Treft.
i Tii-Clty Towel Supply companv.
Don't fail to use Wonderine for house
i Wonderine takes the place of soap ;
j See the new Perfection oil heater at j
j the Mill store.
1 Make your hoirse cleaning easier by j
Kerler Rug company for vacuum
! cleaning anil rug-making.
I Sweater jackets for men, women
Read our big
free offer 50
and 100 piece
delft blue din
ner sets given
free. See them
in our show window.
Our Liberal Offer
One of these beautiful Dutch style Delft Blue Bold trim
med dinner sets given to every purchaser of $40 or over. We
say given away and that's just what we mean. You know
that every piece of furniture in this store is marked in plain
figures, from which there is no deviation. Come here and
select $40 worth of meichandise and we give you one of the
50-piece sets. Purchase $100 worth and we give you a 100
piece set. Remember the price of our goods is just the same
whether you want the dinner set or not.
If You Wish to Buy a Set
No doubt a great many families in the three cities need
dishes, but do not need furniture at present. To those we
have another offer: We will sell you oue of the 50-piece sets
for S5.95, 50c cash and 50c weekly or one of the 100-piece
sets for $12.50, $1 cash and 50c weekly. Furthermore, if at
any time within six mouths you purchase from us $50 or $100
worth of home furnishings, your money for the dinner set
will he refunded.
Every family in
should come to
Franc's at once
and get one of
Don't wait un
til they are all
panic wa caused in a moving picture - and children at the Mill store.
theatre next to the barns when the
fre broke out. In a frantic ruFh for
the doors many were trodden on, but
none was hurt.
GOV. DENEEN GIVES
LIE TO THE COLONEL
(Continual r:m Purr inn
The furniture values we display below together with our wonderful
premium offer should make this a busy week at Franc's
tlon that affected his candidacy up to i
the time that ha withdraw from the I
convention and did everything within
my power to secure hla nomination." i
i ne governor explain relative to
the contented national delegates that
tbe Had ley motion to atrike from the
temporary roll the Taft delegates and
substitute Roosevelt delegates was in
Stove pipe, stove boards, linoleum
and oil cloth rugs at the Mill store.
Everything necessary for your fur-1
nace at Allen, Myers, & Company.
Oar B. B. serge at 133 la the beat
value ever offered, i. B. Zimmer's
Everything In the stove line from
"A" to "Z" at Allen, Myers &. Com
pany. Flash lights and electrical novel
ties. Charles Fiebig, 1619 Third
I Biz per cent farm mortgages. Lit-
t ton JL Pnhorfa PAnnlft'l Katinnal HnTilr
The best Qualitiy mica In all sizes
and at lowest prices at Allen, Myers
troduced after Governor Deneen had j & Company,
discussed the matter with Colonel Milan artesian water, approved by
Roosevelt and Governor Hadley. city and state, delivered daily.
"My amendment to that motion." I'bone West 1770.
says Governor Deneen. in further ex nnn't tnmot thm Reiilnr' hit dnnr
planatlon. "provided that no delegate ; at Industrial home hall. Rock Island. !
Wednesday evening, Oct. 16.
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r r, . "" .'. ;: -.. : :. . .. 7-.s - :
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whose right to a seat was questioned
by Governor Hadley's motion should
fcave a right to vote on the selection of
a member of the credentials commit
tee or Irs report."
IR1F THARGITVO THEFT.
Governor Deneen says Colonel
Roosevelt tries "to bolster his false po
sition" by making him responsible for
the Hp d ley motion. Governor Deneen
denies that hi samendment charged
that Taft delegates were stolen. The
governor declares his motion was a
Get Allen. Myers & Company if you i
want your heating put In good order I
for the winter. Telephone W. 18.
Coal, coal, coal. The Rock Island
Fuel company will deliver to you ail
the best grades of hard and soft coal.
Young lady, quick, neat and accu
rate, may secure a position addressing
circulars by calling at The Argus office.
Winter Is coming, better get that
padlock and have your door keys
Charles Fiebig, 1619 Third
compromise providing merely that tin
contest! delegates should decide the i made.
merits of the contests. Governor De-1 avenue.
reen quotes from a former address of I Strecker & Lewis, wnolesale and re
the colonel's taking Deneen's horn of 1 tall agents for Sanltas tbe washable
the dllemna. The governor says he
oted with the Roosevelt delegates In
the California contests.
"I do not think they were seated
Jrr.udulenMy." he declares. "There
was ground for an honest difference
of opinion upon the merits of the case."
Then he says:
"On the general question of contest
ed delegations It may be remembered
that Colonel Roosevelt cried, 'Crook!"
and quoted the scriptural Injunction.
'Thou shalt not steal,' very vehement
ly regarding the selection of
southern delegates, long before
wall covering for kitchens and bathrooms.
Try Ralph Stanton's Club Smoker
first for pennants, also full line of
1 clear Havana, Key West, and domes-
j t ic cigars.
Do you want your furnace or pipes
i covered to save fuel? Allen, Myers'
& Company do it riht, reasonable and
Ward & McMahon will give you
'estimates on your plumbing, steam
.hp ana not water nesting mat wm save
states with primary laws had had an
opportunity to vote.
"He did this with apparent sincerity,
but he reduced his claims and Indigna
tion with mathematical precision as
he gained delegates in the primary
Sewing machines repaired and war
ranted for one year. Supplies for all
machines. Fiebig, lockumlUx 1619
Don't forget that we are agents for
"The Free." It Is the lightest run
ning machine on the market. If in
Referring again to the I primer mat- j ,1 t.,i of a Bewing machine it will pay
tel. Governor l)enen says: ! yol, to 8ee "The Free" before you buy.
"Colonel Roosevelt went out. of his j The Mill store
way to seek to injure me by garbled w Giaiert , can(lT faxtor7f
quotation. In an effort to make It ap- j Uock mcgt ,mporUnt lndu.
pear that I was an ally of Senator Ior- , rhw.-tp. ,r,r, ni
imer His s.ate.nent is without truth j af0 fcy flrgt cUg
or Justification. , -nA rrnPm mil ,
"These garble misstatements and j GaMert-. and ,et lD Dure.t And be-t
misrepresentations have been peddled I , ,
around the state bv th. colonel s sup-1 The Popularitj of Bleuera In all
porter, and by the bi partisan and ' Jewelry Is on account of the wide va
jack potters of our state and I am s.ir-irloty cf Patterns earned in stock
iruiu uitu ueiecuou is easily maae
to suit the taste of each individual
at prices uniformly low. 1702 Sec-
able mm mm mm mm M:rWiiiiiii . i:r -a w m -riai - on
m Mspgr MMffu j ji n- rzsmi our,
"Large Turkish Rocker
iilWfll W'pr Garland
prised that he tries to give them cur
rency and respectability by giving
Uicm his Indorsemeut.
"The 'defensive alliance" to which he
rfers arose out of these facts. The
supreme court had declared the pri
mary election law unconstitutional
and lawyers of standing had held that
tbe opinion of the court nullified all
tbe primary law. on tbe statute books
o' our state. It was feared that 'soap
box' primaries would be had before
a new primary law could be enacted
Mr Irinier suggested that rules bs
agreed upon by the party committees
Upholstered in genuine Fabricord leather (an
iin'iation of leather that the manufacturer
claims will wear as well hs the genuine l set
on a mahoganized birch plaiform equal in
appearance to the
fiiieM Turkish rock
er. Special Monday
M. R. Iglehart marble and granite
work, save you the middleman's
nrofifA FrOln IE tn 9& nar ,ant aavttn
"r'.J,"u!Bt i "iAs to Comfort
on Second avenue and aea for your
self. The Rock Island Lamfeer and Man
ufacturing company, lumber and
building material tor all purposes,
house., barns, granaries. Wa will
Frances White Enamel Lined
Kitchen Cabinet De Luxe
for holding the primaries. These were you an opportunity to aava a big
the matter, under discussion. 1 4r nt- Lst us be of aerrica to
"The thing about which Colonel I
Roosevelt complains was an effort to ! Souder. Laundering company at
establish In a measure the rule of the 601-503 Twelfth street. Tbla laundry
people in Cook county at the approach- Jl equipped with the very latest mod-
This cabinet is made In a first class manner by skilled machanlcs of selected and seasoned oak.
It has uit keloid blidinp top. glass, spice jars, glass coffee and tea canisters, glass covered flour
'ft patent sifter, largo bread board in fact everything that Is needed to muke it a great con
venience to the busy housewife. Wo shall deem it a great privilege to
fhow you this cabinet and we guarantee you a positive saving of
from 18.00 to $12.0o should you decide to purchase one at
our price of
So rocker at any price is more comfortable
than this The seat is deep aiid v.n. i: ..
fer-d. the high back conforms perfectly to
the shape of the body securing comfort not
obtainable in ordinary chairs
TERMS We will sell these chairs on pay
ment of $1 cash and 60c weekly.
Terms -$2.00 Cash; $1.00 Weekly
In quoting you these terms we not only accept a small payment down, but. also a very small weekly
payment for a cabinet of this kind. We know you will like this cabinet but if any one purchas
ing one is not entirely satisfied after 30 days' use we hereby agree to take it bacK. Could any
thing be more fair.
A soft roul stove that will burn
any kind of fuel from the com
monest kind of slack to the
. .. .... ...inii ""d this, too, with
out i he objectionable features
us-ually found in soft coal
t ::jvi-:i. Willi this stove there is
no du".t, no smoke, nor puffing
of soot into the room. By a
.-riTii of drafts and a peculiar
r::!.-tni' lion of the fire pot re
sults are to be had with thla
stove that you would expect
floe a bard coal stove only, and
thnt. loo, with about one-half
the fuel bill.
It's Safe and Clean
Yon can be sure of the cleanliness of Tip
It's made by clean machines and never touch
ed by human hands until the waxed wrapper
Join This Clean Bread Crusade
Order Tip-Top bread from your grocer two
loaves at a time.
H. K0RN BAKING CO.
2105 FIFTH AVENUE ROCK ISLAND
Plain Figure Price
tags on everything
in this store ..
-1 i-i t'r -y--.Aa-i c- n:.,;.
One rnce to all the
only honest way of
ern machinery, turning out work that
la not surpassed by any laundry La
A flreprcof safe In the house or store
is a necessity. We have them from
$12 up. Fiebig, locksmiiih, 1619
Mueller LumDer company will en-
, able you to build a ne house or bars
out of the choicest select lumber and
you will be surprised and yet pleas- I
A irk laarn . 1 .1 mt rriAia thi a I
Math's bakery confecticnery
tore, the finest Lb the tri-cities-Ere
ad, cakes, ties, ccokiea and hot
rolls. They can't be beat. Host
(eopic say they are superior to any
homo baking. Let them serve yon.
Repairs for all kinc ar.s nabs-es of
siovt-6, hot air furnaces, steam or hot
water heaters can be promptly had
from Allen, Myers & Compan.
Dunsmore sea O'Conneil smcke
house and billiard parlora. corner of
Twentieth street and Founu ave
nue. Every brand of good cigars and
ail kinds of smokers' supplies.
E. E. Lamp, plumbing, steam and
hot water heating, gas fitting. His
efficient knowledge cf the business
Justly entitles him to your patronage.
His shop has all modern equipments.
Everything in dumbing supplies.
Bartlttt Bros.' teas., co'ee, spice
extracts and baking powders have bi
equal. One thousand people are or-
jderlng fiom us daily. Fellow tbe
j T. 8. O'Hara, Hour and feed store,
: is having a big trade on stock and
! poultry food. Dr. Hess' etock food
j for horses, cattle, hogs, sheep said
; ail kinds of poultry. It makes the
Lens lay every aay.
Kain and keinharsi cigar store stili
, tiri the lead. Most liberally patron
ized. Everything Ln tobaccos, cigars
and smokers' supplies. Man is never
better satisfied than when amoking
thf-lr choice brands.
Are you . thinking of ht-atiug your
building with hot watf-r or st.i arn and
want it done right away? If so u;e Al-l'-n,
Myers & Company, they have the
btock and can do it at oii.' ami do
it right and reasonable.
t'fcj. h. Wilcter, tbe leading tin
and sheet metal worker. It will pay
yon to learn about the Weir furnace.
It has the reputation of giving you
the greatest heat and consumes
about one-half leas coal.
We are the leaders for up to dale
laundry work. Each shirt finished
by hand and put up in a carton in
su ring work. Delivered to you in
; food condition. We guarantee no
crocked collars or cuffs. City iiteam
laundry. Held & Bellman, 417 Ber
, Joi.nsn s Wood T)ye la not a mie
I stain--not tiirnply a surface dreftsin.
It is a real, decp-s'-ated dye, that go-s
i to the v-ry hf-art of the wood and
Ftayg therefixing a rii h and perma
j nc-nt color. Johnson's Wood Dye la
j maie in H btandard shades. For sale
by I.er'h & Greve. 2002 2004 Fourth