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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
. MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1912.
The Store with the Christmas Spirit
Hearings Called Preliminary to
Improving Twenty-fifth and
The boaxd of local improvements
tl:l morning decided on two import-
act paving measures Twenty-fifth
sueet from Ninth to Eighteenth ave
nue and Twentieth street from Sev
enth to Eighteenth avenue. A public
hearing on the former will be held
Jan. 4 at the city hall and on the lat
ter Jan. 6 at the city hall.
The Twenty-fifth street improve
nr.ent contemplates the laying of brick
for a 36-foot street up the hill to Thir
teenth avenue and a 30-foot street
from there to the limits, the total cost
to be $38,642.60. The Twentieth street
improvement Includes a 20-foot asphalt
street from Seventh to Eleventh ave
nues and brick from there out to
Eighteenth, the total cost being esti
mated at 135,602.
A number of property owners from
lenty-flfth street appeared before
the board this morning and supported
flir Improvement planned for their
street. If there are any objections,
they will come for the most part from
residents south of Thirteenth avenue.
Thoe north 6f Thirteenth are strong
for the paring.
Thar will be objections to the
Twentieth street paving, though the
city hope to overcome them.
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WlUtam J. Flyoo.
Buy a home of Reldy Bros.
For express, call William Trefa,
Trl-Clty Towel Supply company.
China clocks at J. Ramser't Sons.
Buy your poultry at Schroeder Bros.
Oriental hand bags at J. Ramser's
Holly and holly wreaths at Weckel's
TeleDhone West 211 and order a
Electric percolators and toasters at
J. Kamser'a Sons.
Xmas trees at Weckel's grocery,
J708 Third avenue.
Home made lard, 12' cents a pound
at Schroeder Bros.
Mixed nuts and Christmas candies
at Weckel's grocery.
Fancy art and cut glass electroliers
at J. Ramser'a Sons.
Christmas cookies, candles, nuts and
fruits at Kuscbman's.
Kerler Rug company for vacuum
cleaning and rug-making.
Coffee percolators and chafing
dishes at J. Ramser's Sons.
Detachable and suit case umbrellas
at J. Ramser's Sons. Engraved free.
Fancy box apples at Weckel's. Just
the thing for your Christmas dinner.
Weckel's grocery has Christmas
trees at right prices. Telephone West
Our B. B. eerg at $33 Is the best
value ever offered. J. B. Ziinmer's
Flash lights and electrical novel
ties. Charles Fieblg. 1619 Third
Dunsmore & 0'Connll smoke house
and billiard parlors, corner of Tweu-
ment of William J. Flynn to succeed'
John E. Wllkle aa chief of the TJ. 8.
secret service was not popular with
the criminals. In fact, the criminal
elements are quite a nnlt In the be
lief that Mr. Flynn Is decidedly out of
They have ample grounda for such
a belief, for Mr. Flynn haa made life
unpleasant for them ever since he en
tered the secret service in the Pitts
burg district away back in 1897.
Shortly after he entered the service
Mr. Flynn was appointed chief of the
eastern division of the U. S. secret
service with headquarters in New
York. His successful work in several
celebrated cases of diamond smug
gling, "the sleeping trunk" case, in
which over a score of fashionable
dressmakers were involved, daring
pursuits and hand-to-hand conflicts
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New York. The recent appoint- with counterfeiters soon brought him
The thanks of the Bank of England
and Scotland Yard were given Flynn
for following up the trail of counter
felted Bank of England notes, which
began here, led to London and came
to an end in Boston, where Flynn him
self captured the criminals.
He obtained leave of absence from
the secret service in October, 1910, to
become second deputy police commis
sioner of New York. Two months af
ter taking office he put out of busi
ness a Black Hand gang by obtaining
the conviction of the man and woman
kidnappers who were at its head. His
war on gambling was bo ruthless that
plots were laid against him and be
gave up the post.
,He rewrmed work as division chief
of the secret service last May. He
was born in New York, is 43 years old,
and is the first chief to rise from the
tleth street and Fourth avenue. Every
brand of good cigars and all kinds of
Six per cent farm mortgages. Litten
& Roberts, People's National bank
Weckel's grocery, 1708 Third avenue
have the finest line of Christmas trees
In the city.
Milan artesian water, approved by
city and state, delivered dally. Phone
machinery, turning out work that Is
not surpassed by any laundry in the
A nice present for him. Cigars in
Christmas packages at Weckel's gro
cery, 1708 Third avenue.
An electric pocket flash light would
make a very acceptable gift. Charles
Fieblg, 1619 Third avenue.
Delicious sparkling 6weet cider to
drink or put In your mince meat, in
glass jugs, 40c; at Kuscbman's. j
A larva aaanrrmant tit yciti V Iraod. !
Remember that Ralph Stanton has i fl turkeya Ma an(J cnicken3
everything to make your friends, who
Roller skating Christmas eve and
Christmas afternoon and evening at
the Rock Island rink.
An electric pocket flash light would
make a very acceptable gift. Charles
Fieblg, 1619 Third avenue.
Souders Laundering company at 601
S03 Twelfth street. This laundry is
equipped with the very latest modern
Is a safe place to purchase your wants for your Christ
mas dinner. Our store is full of tempting- things in gro
ceries, fruits and vegetables, and the best only at the
most reasonable prices. You know that the bitterness of
poor quality clings long after the sweetness of low price
has been forgotten. Order from Sittig' s and rest assured
that everything you get is first class.
Oranges, fancy navels, doxen
60c, 30c, 40c and 30c
Orape Fruit, the finest Florida
fruit, extra heavy and Juicy, two
for 25c, three for 25c,
and each 5o
Crapes. Spanish Malaga, large
clusters, pound 20c
Applae, Jonathan, large red
Juicy fruit and each apple
perfect, peck 60c
Flga, Turkish layer, wide spread
and extra fancy, pound ... 20c
Data, golden yellow fruit, fine
for stuffing, pound 10c
California Figs, 10c
package 3 c
Head Lettuce from Florida, nice
large heads for 10c and .. 15c
Spinach, fresh, very fine quality,
peck only 3QC
Celery, we will have Michigan
and New York celery.
Oyster Plant, per buch .... gg
Radlshea, fresh onions, cucum
bers, fresh tomatoes, French en
dive, etc., etc.
Green Beans, "Happy Hour"
brand, small and tender, no
strings, no waste, can ... 15c
Asparagus, anow white tips,
Don't forget to order some Jones' Oalry Farm Sausages or Bacon for
your Christmas breakfast. We also carry Jones' Hams, Lard and
Phones West 12 and 59.
515 Seventeenth Street.
GOOD GOODS. GOOD SERVICE AND RIGHT PRICES.
Space and, time will not permit a full description of
the CUT PRICES on
Toys, Furs, Coats,
Suits and Millinery
You can rest assured, however, that we undersell. We
stand back of our merchandise.
at Schroeder Bros.' meat market. i
Coal, coal, coal; The Rock Island i
Fuel company will deliver to you all J
the best grades of hard and soft coai. i
Give the boy an electric engine.!
$1.25 complete, or an electric flash 1
light, SI to $1.75. Fieblg, 1619 Third
avenue. , j
GPt right with her. A box of Gan-!
Bert's Fruitilla thocolates will do it.!
Fruits with liquid centers. At all,
Sewing machines repaired and war
ran'.ed for one year. Supplies for all
machines. Fiebig, locksmith. 1619 Third
Give the boy an electric engine.
$1.25 complete, or an electric flash
light, $1 to $1.75. Fiebig. 1619 Third
A fireproof safe in the house or store
is a necessity. We have tbem from
$12 up. Fieblg. locksmith. 1619 Third
Electric Medical colls, flash lights,
electric horns, and electric irons, new
supply Just received. Fiebig 1613
Ward & McMahOij will give you
estimates on your plumbing, steam
and hot water heating that will aave
Electric Medical cons, flash lights,
electric horns, and electric Irons, new
supply Just received. Fiebig, 1619
We have the dark brown sugar, the
XXXX confectioners and finest granu
lated; all kinds of spices, extracts,
molasses and syrups. Phone 9S8.
Mince meat a quart Jar 25c, dates
a pound 10c, three pounds 25c; fancy
mixed nuts a pound 20c, and a full
line of celery cranberries and fruits
at Kuschman's. Phone &SS.
Mueller Lumber company win en
able you to build a fine house or barn
out of the choicest select lumber and
you will be surprised and yet pleased
to learn the low prices they are mak
Kain & Relnhardt cigar store still
takes the lead. Most liberally patron
ized. Everything in tobacco, cigars
and smokers' supplies. Man is never
better satisfied than when smoking
their choice brands.
T. 5. O'Harct, flour and feed store,
is having a big trade on stock and
poultry food. Dr. Hess' stock food
for horses, cattle, hogs, sheep and
all kind sof poultry. It makes the
hens lay every day.
The Rock Island Lumber and Manu-:
facturing company, lumber and build- j
Ing material for all purposes, houses, j
barns, granaries. We will give you aa '.
opportunity to save a big per cent. Let '
us be of service to you.
Math's baaery and confectionery j
store, the finest in the Ui-cities. .
Come and see the daiiy manifestation of the Christmas
Just for Monday evening, 7 to 9 o'clock, we're offering
surprising values in givahle things for the little folks.
$1.30 kid bodied dolls, QQf
22-inch height UUU
75c jointed bodied dolls that sleep, M
height 18 inches TlG
35c dolls, jointed , 00 f
bodies . . s0U
ijup-1 ior luii
18 inches DuU
$1.15 walking Teddy QQfi
bears ; 00 U
50c mechanical OQf
beetles r, saUu
$2.19 hobby horses Cl QQ
on rockers ' I aUU
Dripless candles, . ti
Coats and Suits
$15.00 Caracul cnat, &C flfl PH'"
54 inches long J U.UU
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$15.00 fancy mixture coat
$15.00 black coat,
54 inches loner ;
Half price on WOOLTEX suits.
Just to give you an idea of the range we are
offering fur set, consisting of muff and large
scarf, specially J QQ
priced at )4,.u0
In silk, tennis and crepe an exquisite assortment
JJA1JNTY trom oc up.
You can buy up-to-date millinery at prices much
less than you would expect to pay for them
ridiculous urices come and see.
A large assortment of INFANTS NOVELTIES.
fants' department is the best stocked in the tri-cities.
FINE CHINA and CUT GLASS. This section is a v
lable Fairyland for a beauty-loving woman.
We invite you to inspect these magnificent lines.
i . . . tsasement.
Bread, cakes, pies, cookies and hot
rolls. They can"t be beat. Most peo
ple say they are superior to any home
baking. Let tbem serve you.
E. E. Lamp, plumbing, steam and
hot water heating, gas fitting. His
efficient knowledge of the business
justly entitles him to your patronage.
His shop has all modern equipments.
Everything in plumbing supplies.
M. R. Iglehart, marble and granite
works, save you the middleman's prof
its. From 15 to 25 per cent saved on
every monument and all kinds of mon
umental work. Call at our shop on
Second avenue and see for yourself.
Improving sight, that's what our
glasses are doing. If you have reason
to believe that there is anything
wrong with your eyes at all, you
should have them examined by Fred
Bleuer, expert optician. Second ave
nue near Seventeenth street.
Johnson's Wood Dye Is not a mere
stain not simply a surface dressing.
It is a real, deep-seated dye, that goes
to the very heart of the wood and
stays there fixing a rich and perma
nent color. Johnson's Wood Dye la
made in 14 standard shades. For sale
by Lerch & Greve, 2002-2004 Fourth
We are the leaders tor up-to-date
laundry work. Each shirt finished
by hand and put up in a carton. Insur
ing work. Delivered Ao you in good
condition. We guarantee no cracked
collars or cuffs. City Steam laundry.
Reid & Bollm.u., 417 Seventeenth
Attend Thfelke'e Carnival Dance.
At K. of C. hall Thursday evening,
Dec. 26. Bleuer's orchestra; 50 cents
a couple; extra ladies, 25 cents.
Brown's Business Col
lege, Rock Island, opens
New Term January 6
Notice to Property Holders.
Property holders on Thirty-eighth
street from the south line of Seventh
j avenue to the south line of Eighteenth
avenue are hereby notified that , the
McCarthy Improvement company of
Davenport, Iowa, were the lowest re
sposBible bidders for paving the above
street at the following prices:
Excavation, 37 cents per cubic yard.
Brick paving, $1.65 per square yard.
Paving Railway company", $2 per
Curb and gutter, 63 cents per lineal
Stone curb, 59 cents per lineal foot.
10-inch sewer relaid, 50 per lineal
Unless you elect to take the above
contract according io law the contract
will be c'.osed wish the above firm.
HARRY M. SCHRIVER, Pres.
ROBERT R. REYNOLDS, Sec'y.
WALLACE TREICHLER. Eng.
Board of Local Improvements.
DELAY CONFIRMATION OF
THIRD AVENUE PAVING
A hearing on the assessment roll
for the repaying of Third avenue was
celled in the county court this morn
Ins by Judge B. S. Bell who acqsiesced
in a requeat from a number of the in
terested property owners ana post
poned a decision on the roll until the
ol jectors can take the matter up with
the city commission. It seems that
tbi principal objections re to the use
of brick. Many want asphalt.
The judge overruled objections to
th confirmation of the, Twftnty-fourth
etieet paving job and an order approv
ing, the same will be drawn.
All the news all the time. The Argus.
How we enjoy them both.
Join This Clean Bread Crusade
Order two loaves today.
H; RORN BARING CO.
2105 Fifth Avenue.
Rock Island, III.