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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1912.
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Xmas Jewelry for Fden and
Women at Price
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Men's Fine Suits, Overcoats and Furnishings, etc., at Half and even Less. You can't afford
to miss this great money-saving opportunity. Be on hand early for the best selection.
Xmas Neckwear 75c and
$1 kind, in boxes, 38c
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COURT RULES TAX
MUST BE LEVIED
Cook County Capital Stock,
Held Exempt by Eeviewers,
to Be Assessed.
stocks and bonds value at, $200,000,000,
but the association which filed the
suit claims to have discovered addi
tional untaxed holdings, which bring
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I Armour, Arthur Meeker, Edward Mor
' t ir-, Joy Morton, John J. Mitchell.
Louis F. Swift, and other Chicagoans
Frank W. Jones. president of the as
sociation, was largely responsible for
the first filing of the fault and tjie sub-
Chicago. Dec. 19. The Illinois Tax i sequent court battle. Mr. Jones said
Reform association is victorious In its . last night he was jnuch pleased over
court battle to compel the board of j the decision of the supreme court, as j
review 'of Cook county to assess thjit dealt out justice and opened the'
s'orks and bonds and'other personal j way to ChicjiRo and Cook county out'
property said to belong to a group of j of the present revenue restriction.! im-l
Chicago's wealthiest men and women. ; pced by the Juul act.
The Illinois supreme court has de- I After quoting at 1 npth the different
that power in the board of' review, j be true, in whole or in part, to assess
(State board of equalization vs. peo- the persons named in the petition tip
on the fair cash value of their prop.
"If the allegation in this petition isjerty which have been omitted from
true and for the purposes of the de- t,he assessment for any of the years
cision of the questions now before named in the petition."
they are admitted to be true, we are at Joneson August 1, 1910, filed with
a loss to find any possible excuse for the board of review a statement alleg
tbe refusal of the appellee to proceed ing that $200,000,000 worth of stocks
to an investigation and to de-ermine
whether the facts stated in the peti
tion are true, and if they be found to
in foreign corporations owned by citi
zens of Cook county had been con
cealed from the assessors and the
CINCINNATI GIRL ARRESTED IN CHICAGO
RAID TELLS OF BIG GANG OF SLAVERS
livered Its decision In the mandamus
suit begun two years ago in the cir
cuit court, of Cook county by the re
ft nu association. The decision de
clares that the stocks and bonds nu
merated by the association should be
bubject to assessment.
Th" suit, brought by the reform as
sociation was in the form of manda
mus proceedings. I5y mandate of the f.
supreme court the board is now or
der? to assess stocks and bonds of
Chicago citizens named in the suit for
the period of six years past.
The aKKropate valuation of thi?
property as claimed is said to be in
the neighborhood of $143,000,000.
The oriKliiHl list named 70 Chicago-
arm, which it charged with secreting
provisions of tile constitution and the
statutes rtlaiing to mat.ters of taxa
tion. Inc'udinsr the paragraphs which
review the duties cf the board of re
view, the decision of the supreme
coint s;iys in r;irt:
"Pa: p y; ;.h o'JS of tilt- revenue law
provides for tlie meetings of the board
cf revii and paragraph 329 defines
r iluMes, t':v first of which Is to
rt-T.'sa all property subject to assess
!i'""t. whv-'i sh;:ll not have beea as
h sfcd by the ussi'ss'ts, ;nd the board
tiny make such alterations in the de
Kcivp'.ion of real or personal property
it f-h'-'ll dfem necessary."
Th revenue act of lSyS took away
from the local assessor the power to
a;-s;-ss omjttid property and vested
FOR LAGRIP AND MALARIA
NO BITTER TASTE
Bclentifically combined, pure QUININE, pure WHISKY.
NO SUBSTITUTES USED
Taken before meals restores appeti'e. taken before retiring insures
sleep. A good medicine to keep In the house. A NATURAL TONIC.
Protected by U. S. registered labels, to imitate is felony. Put up in
bottles only and sold by all liquor dealers.
board of review and had not been as
sessed. With his statement, he gave
the board a long itemized list of
stocks which he alleged were owned
by prominent Chicago and Cook coun
ty citizens, which he said had escaped
Many of the men named by Jones
declared they held no such stocks.
Others said their real holdings had
been greatly magnified by the tax re
form official. Fred Upham of the
board of review ridiculed the charges
and claims made by Jones, as did oth
er members of the board and the assessors.
The list of names of alleged un
taxed holdings and their total amounts
as listed by Jones follow:
J. Ogden Armour $32,119,700
Edward Morris 39,919,700
Joy Morton . . .
John J. Mitchell 4,020,000
E. S. Conway 370,000
Alfred Babcock 300,000
E. F. Carry 1,680,000
George W. Jackson 1,500,000
F. U Roenltz 965.000
Franklin Rudolph 1,650,000
W. O. Duntley 1,200,000
F. E. White 660,000
Adam Kreuter 650,000
Robert Stuart 520,000
Lucius O. Fisher 1,850,000
A. I. Valentine ' 350,000
Charles C. Adsit 370,000
T. Wells 450.000
Richard C. Lake 720,000
Austin B. Carpenter 280,000
Marvin Hughitt 1,200,000
C. B. Goodspeed 250,000
Edward Rector 360,000
Clarence M. Wooley 1,800,000
W. B. Pearson 900,000
E. F. Underhill 470,000
Some of the men named have moved
from t,he state. Others are not living.
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Washington Captain A. T. Marix,
judge advocate general for the navy in
2,660.000 1 the investigation being conducted at
715,000! Norfolk into charges of graft in con-
2,685,000 nection' with the purchase of supplies
long conference with Beekman Win-
throp, assistant secretary of the navy.
More arrests are expected to be made
involving both commissary stewards
Louis F. Swift
E. F. Swift
B. E. Sunny
F. M. peters
Henry P. Crowell
August, Zlesing 1,460,000 i for vessels of the Atlantic fleet, had
W. V. Kelley
Louis G. Bartling
John A. Spoor 1,956,000
F. A. Delano
James P. Soper ....
H. H. Porter. Jr
Samuel A. Bingham .
Albert H. Loeb
Arthur J. Eddy
W. L. Brown 2,110,000
Richard W. Sears ,
J. B. Forgan
Everett B. Bragg
O. W. E:phlcke ...
C. G. Com stock . . ,
Joseph E. Otis ..
A. W. Goodrich
Rheumstiam Relieved n a few Hours.
"N. B. Langiey, Madison. Wis., says:
"I warn almost helpless with rheuma
tism for about five months. Had It In
my oeck so It oould not. turn my head,
and all through my oody. I tried three
doctors and many remedies without
any relief whatever until I procured
Dr. Detchon's Relief for Rheumatism.
In a few hours the pain was relieved
and in three days the rheumatism was
completely cured and I was at work."
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220 West Second street Davenport.
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Chicago, Dec. IS. Developments of. getting Indifferent. He was then giv'
a Bensatloaal character are expectdt in we $100 a week.
.h- whi.o siaverv tnve-1, "vi se- ne s that kind of a man
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ligation being made here In which) He wag xioua to cast me off. I
Madeline Albers, 20, formerly of Cin-jiearned that he was going with a girl
cinnatL is the principal witness. ' whom I had intoduced to him. x She
Th. Alher. etrl was arrested in a! 'aj younger than I.
recent raid made by the Chicago po
lice. She told the story of her down
fall, implicating a Cincinnati million
"Three years ago," she said, "I was
, flower girl at a public reception. I
"To him I .was nothing more than
a broken toy. And I realized that, too.
I had enjoyed a brief day of false
promises. Life had nothing more for
me In Cincinnati, and eo I went to
The Albers girl charges that a
, w as pinning flowers on men who were ! proup of wealtliy- men in Ohio have
guests. One whispered to me: 'Do , been leading girls astray and casting!
, you think you could love an eld man
, Tfou aren t bo old, 1 laughed.
I "'But you are so young and beautl
j ful,' he replied.
j "'A few days latter he sent roe a
' note asking me if I would like to have
, bis automobile for a day to take
' friends out in.
wrong in that
them off as soon as fresh prey ap
peared. Authorities here believe her
"We are trying to get every tnan in
Cincinnati who had anything to do
ith this girl," said Assistant District
Attorney KrimbilL "Our first concern
I didn't see anything , Is w ith the Chicago men who lured
I accepted. i this girl to a dive and held her cap-
"About a week after that he took tive after she had come to this city.
me out. We went to a cafe. We had t "But in the end we mean to reach
j a good time. After that I met him j the real criminals. They are the rich i
I "That waa three years ago. About
j last Christmas time I noticed he was
men who buy their women as they
buy automobiles. They are the feed
ers for the dens of vice."
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H. & E. fine granulated
Eaco flour 49 lb. sack . .
Wright's Pure Old Fashioned
Rae's finest sublime Lucca
. 5 19 c i olive oil, quart cans , $1.00
1 I Snider's Pure Tomato
1,50 catsup, pints 20c
Snider's No. 2 size Baked
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uucn.ueaT, a ,o uc ZOC Beans, a can 12c
Columbian milk three tall Extra Standard corn, can 9c,
cans for 23c i for 48c
Extra fancy seeded j Mi nee meat, fine quality in
raisins, 1 lb. pigs. ,llcifrult Jar8- eacn 25c
Corn flakes, 4 pkgs. for 25c
Hawaiian Sliced Pine apples
No. 2 size can 20
Uncle 8am's Breakfast
ideal laxative breakfast
fodd, a package
Pancake flour, made of wheat, corn
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