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THE ROCK ISIIAND ARGUS. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1918.
GABLE HELD FOR
Now Behind Ban in New Or
leans Federal Men in Rock
AVER A GE YOUXG M AN H AS SOMETHING TO SAY ABOUT CANES ;
"CARRY ONE ON SUNDAY AND FORGET BUSINESS CAKES," JSAYS HE
Federal anthorltles were In Rock
Island toUy looking into the past
record or w 1111am Gable, ex-policeman
and deputy sheriff, who, according to
the government investigator, Is now
under arreM In New Orleans on a whit e
slavery charge. Gable waa placed be
hind the bars in the aoutbern city
several days ago and a secret service
man waa immediately dispatched to
Rock Island to look up Gable's antece
dants. The claim Is made that he
took a Rock Is:and girl with him to
the southern city and got money from
her. Gable and his wife, who formerly
lived on Fourth avenue between Four
teenth and Fifteenth streets, separated
Try the New Way
of Curing Corns
T)mwf mm Omm. Two, Threat Fih, a
!, br ttriaa; "OETS-IT."
J'jt take two seconds to put a llttl
"GETR-1T" on that corn. Tliat corn Is
' 1 n for" aa surf as the sun rls s Tl.e
cvrn ahrlvus up. vanishes. That's the
We hauled out and dusted off the
editorial "we." Thus armed we set
forth to interview the Average Young
"We saw you wearing a cane in
the park Sunday," we says, speaking
up bold like that. "Getting pretty
flossy, ain't you?" We thourht we'd
kid him a bit. "Getting to be quite
a popinjay quite a "petit maltre.' "
The A. Y. M. yawned once or twice
just to show us we couldn't fuss him.
Then he brought forth the "makings'
and rolled a cigaret. It's one of the
beBt things he does.
"Lay off that highbrow stuff, will
you? It gets In my hair. Especially
the French. French Is very poor
taste except on menus. You just
called me a name In French what
'"Petit maitre.' That's what you
might call a dandy, an exquisite "
" a molly, eh? One of these 'never
fear -1 - am - here-to-protect-you-boya.'
Whoops! Just because I carry a cane
too. You wlfe-beater!"
"Average Young Man, tell us all
about canes . They are being twirled
more and more, we notice. Aren't we
becoming rippingly English?"
"Every young fel'.ow with a cane on
a Sabbath afternoon, who looks like
a son of the rich. Isn't a $12 clerk."
said the A. Y. M. "Some of them
ARE sons of the rich. However, quite
a few of them are clerks. By carry
ing a cane three hours on Sunday
the clerk can forget for the nonce tha
ne s a memai, a sen. He nnas it a
stumulus or as a balm to a hurt spirit.
He Impersonates the pampered off
spring of a bulllonalre and returns to
another week of servitude refreshed.
The Average Young Man likes to stall,
I admit. He has a native taste for
ease and elegance, and a cane on a
Sunday afternoon is his golden oppor
tunity." "This is true of all young men?" we
"All young men except soda water
salesmen. They are hopeless because
they comb their hair that way on
YP-SSS&MoglBS 1 wooltex lYHSSgjin' combs
First Showing of Spring Suits
I tbtak of mil ffco thtajcs I trlrd
fur torsi mm4 failed, and H.KTS-I I"
srt la a hurry."
surprise you rt liy mlnn this new-ilun
i "m rura. There s nothing- to stick to
the stofklra; or sork: your rrn pxlns
top. You're saved the bother of ai'ply-
Ira planters that mnke the rorn hule'
i'Ut from Ue Cora You're sa--1 salves ,
that est into tha healthy f)eh ami
"pull:" ni mora fueling, with handles. ;
You don't have to help by pu kHifc- and'
lrrKlnr out jrour corns, or rutting-
with knives or rssors. :
i f u I P " ( -.. r . ...! '
I aln. navar uhrtt hesltiiy flrsh. It Is
Kunranteed Try It on warts, ralloujs
arifl binl'Tis, too
OhTTS-IT' Is sold at all 1rtlrlt t
:r. renta a bottle, or pent dire, t by E. I
I.awranra A Co.. Chicago.
about a year ago after a long period
of domestic infelicity. Since that
time the wife has been arrested sev
eral times in Rock Island, charged
with being an Inmate of a disorderly
house. After resigning from the po
lice force Gable accepted a position
as policeman on the steamer Sidney,
which has been plying southern wa
ters this winter. Subsequently he re
signed this pos'tion and has been ac
tive in the New Orleans wrestling
Earning a Whipping.
"Will you tuke off some of your shoes
for a minute. Miss Sereun?"
'Wb.it la the world for, Johnnie 7"
"Mtiniuia snld you was gettin' crow's
feet aotn'tiin" awful "Houston I'ot
IN MONTHLY MEET
Circulation of Books Is Large
During Month of January
Buy. and Sell
Deere and Company
Mo!1n Plow Co.
Root 4k Van Dervoort stocks
LITTEN & ROBERTS
Stocks, Bonds, Mortgages.
Peoples National Bank Building
Rock Island, 111.
"A Shine s
At the monthly meeting of the li
brary board which was held last even
ing at the library the usual bills were
allowed and a list of new books were
ordered purchased. The business of
the board was confined to routine
matters. The librarian's report on cir
culation for the month of January Is
Magazines and general works
Literature . .
Biography - 53
Grand total 8,442
Received from fines $ 16.66
Following are the January bills
which were audited and ordered paid:
A. C. McClurg & Co $ 22.55
E. O. Vaile 68.00
Kramer Print. & Pub. Co. ... 11.35
People's Power Co 46.33
J. H. Williams 1.50
H. Wr. Wilson Co 1.70
L. S. McCabe 3.04
H. K. Walker 10.00
Rock Island Sand & Gravel Co. 7.33
Standard Oil Cloth Company
Darted September 1, 1913.
In coupon form, regiatnabie as to principal.
Due serially as below.
Principal and semiannual Interest (June 1 and December 1) payable at the office of The Guardian Sav
ings Trust Company. Trustee. Cleveland, and redeemable after due
notioe on any Interest date at 102 and interest.
Capital -Stock Preferred $3,000,000
Capital 8 Lock Common ...... 3,00o'oo0
Note (thi issue) H . . . 7ooooo
flOO.000 Deo. 1. 191$. $100,000 Dec. 1. 1916. $100,000 Dec. 1 1917.
100,000 DC. 1. 1914. 100,00 Dec. 1, 1918. 200,000 Dec. l", 1918!
The letter of Henry M. Garlick. President of the Company, and the balance sheet and Income ac
count of the Company we summarise as follows:
1. The Standard OH Cloth Company Is a New Jersey Corporation with headuqarters in New York
City. It has plants at Akron and Younggrown, Ohio; Rock Island, 111.; A then la, N. J., and Buchanan,
N. Y., thus economlilng and facilitating distribution, it is the largest producer of light weight oil cloth,
leather cloth and sanitary wall covering In the United States, "Merttas" and "Sanltas" products are
J. The company has asset of over $7,300,000 and these notes are its only funded debt. Gross
sales now aggregate nearly $6,000,000 annually.
8. The average annual net earning from March 1st. 1908. to July 31st, 1912, were $512,922, or
more than twelve times tbe interest on these notes and about three times the requirements for both
inteceat and principal.
4. The indenture under which these notes are Issued provides that the proceeds shall be used for
retiring present Indebtedness and furnishing funds for additions to and betterment of the company's
plants. It forbids the placing of any mortgage or other lien on the property of the company. The
Company mut maintain its net liquid assets at not less than 125 percent of the outstanding notes.
Full Information on request.
PRICE: Over half of these notes having been sold, we offer the balance at 100 and
interest, yielding 6fc per annum.
THE TILLOTSON & WOLCOTT COMPANY
The regular semi-monthly meeting
of the Allouez council No. CSS, Knights
of Columbus, will be held this eveaing
at the K. C. hall. All members are
urgently requested to be present at
the meeting this evening. A reception
and smoker will be given for the new
Ucal lodge No. 608, Odd Fellows,
will meet at the Odd Fellows hall
Thursday evening to confer the initia
tory degree on a large class of candi
dates. Other matters of business will
also be transacted.
! Mrs. Anna Downs, clerk of grove 27,
Woodmen Circle, has received a beau
tiful set of four character banners
from Mrs. Emma B. Manchester, su
preme guadrian, as a token of appre-
. TO VISIT BARBER
E. F. BoekwcIL
i E. F. Bockweil of Kansas has a bead
of hair that might be envied by almost
any woman. His long flowing locks
drape gracefully over his shoulders.
Mr. Bockweil will visit a barber on
March 4, however, and have those
locks all cut off. Away back In '96
when Bryan was defeated by McKinley,
Bockweil vowed he'd never have his
hair cut again until a democratic
, presidf-nt had taken the oath of office.
He "iH witness the inauguration on
March 4 and then immediately repair
;ro a barber shop. The tonsorlal art
,ists of the cap'tal are vicing with each
.other for tie honor of cutting the Kan
i ban's hair.
Four Selected Models in
Wooltex Suits at $25.00
In these four models
you see Wooltex value-for-price
at its best. We do not
believe that such suits, made
in such fashion from such
fabrics were ever before sold
regularly at such a price.
They give the utmost
value to be had at $25
You may think it too early to buy
although many women are buying every
day. It certainly is not too early to look.
They are here in scores, ready for
your inspection, and they form a whole
exposition of Spring Styles in Suits. Do
vou wish to know what is to be worn?
owaiums n.,a0a Come and See.
And you should stop and see
the extra values we are offering
at smaller prices.
For instance, there's the blue
serge Suits, satin lined, in latest
designs. These we have been
able to purchase so that we may
retail them at only $12.
Others at $16.50 and up.
You Know We Have
You will find all our nov-
?lty sets. Japanopp Scarfs,
Black Fox and a few chil
dren's sets at half price.
(In fact all are so marked
No. 2004 The "Win
ston" Suit is as remark
able for the value
given for the price, as
it is for its style 'snap.'
It is a simple but clev
er modification of the
popular cut-away jack
et, the rigid severity
of the tailoring being
relieved by adett touch
at the cuffs and by
small self colored but
tons effectively placed.
The materials are
the whipcord serges,
etc. Colors, navy blues and
cadets, tans, grays, and black
and white checks, $23.
Plenty of "Stouts"
As ever, the Wooltex Suits
are to fit all, and if you doubt
our ability to fit you, you need
but spend a moment in our Suit
dept. to be convinced otherwise.
Our customers have been in
quiring for the new Suits. Now
we have them. Come early
and make your selections. .
1000 Framed Pictures
Friday, Choice $1
One hotel has promised to buy
150 of these beautiful framed pic
tures at $1 each, so you can see
the necessity for coming early
Friday, if you would profit by this
remarkable offering. These are
pictures purchased recently by us
In the East, in a lot of 1000. They
are absolutely the greatest picture
bargains the Trl-Cltles has ever
known. Sale starts at 10, 4th floor.
Are Here ho jo
Come now, that you may
have first selections, first
choice and secure exactly
the Valentine vou wish.
i ii i ii
which has caused so much favor
able oomcaent here the last few
ofays, to the riral of "Outicura."
While our contract with the
Royal Co. simIuiwb you can pur
chase this hrgenically made
3 Cakes for 25c
Single bar 10c
White Goods Sale
All Bright, Fresh and Perfect
Give Away Your Wash Board!
Wives, will you please call youf
husbands' .attention to this Vacuum
Washing Machine, which is a more
remarkable discovery, not an inven
tion, than the flying machine. Come
and see it in operation here to-day.
You put It Jn the wash boiler with
clothes, water and soap.
What It Does and How
This Vacuum Washer sucks up
five gallons of suds and floods it
'' W raruntrtfriKllrlflirl 11 ir"!
over the clothes every 'five minutes.
In twenty minutes your clothes are snowy white and .clean.
What it does is, actually takes the dirt out, without rubbing,
without a washboard., without fuss $2.50
The New Fabrics
In the perfect light of the WEST AISLE you shall see
tomorrow, a large assortment of the new Spring cloths.
For many months we've been preparing for the 11)13
Season, and have gathered the finest and most representa
tive fabrics from all parts of the world.
You'll say that the loom artists of Picardy and of all
Europe have outdone themselves. It "is as if your daintiest
dress-goods dream had come true. Better than that. You
never dreamed of such loveliness as some of these woven
films of exquisiteness present.
New Embroideried Tissues, in light, dainty shades, with
beautiful embroidered designs, in lavenders, light grey,
pink, light blue, etc. Price, Yard 58c.
Silk Striped Voiles in all the new Spring shades, which
are dainty shades, and colored stripes over white grounds.
Priced, Yard 25c, 29c to 33c.
Egyptian Tissues, Anderson's Tissues, etc., in all the lat
est Spring designs, stripes, checks, plaids, per yard 25c.
Dress Goods, Main Floor.
New Spring Woolens Arriving Daily
fo Inch Tan Bedford Coating, In the very latest of
two-toned effects, that will delight all who see them
in their newness. Price, Yard $2.39.
JlcO OPERATIVE STORE CO.
&6-lnch Extra Heavy Coating Serges, in liht and
dark tan, navies,
Rock Island. Illinois
All arc stylish, seasonable fabrics, under-priced,
for tomorrow's selling. The prices are such
that you must recognize the superiority of the
Young & McCombs values.
40-inch MADERIA NAIN
SOOK, plain and suitable
for undergarments. This
is extra good quality cloth,
that sells regularly at yard
25c. Special White Goods
Sale Price, 10 yards in a
White Piques, 27 inches, in
three different sized welts,
suitable for Skirts and
Suits, Worth 30c. Special
White Goods Sale Price,
Mercerized Waisting, 27
inches wide, in a beautiful
range of patterns. Worth
35c. Special White Goods
Sale Price, Yard 22c.
40-inch PLAIN WHITE
LAWN, of an extra fine
quality, worth 2.n Spe
cial White Good3 Sale
Price, Yard 15 c.
72-inch Bleached Satin
Damask in patterns for the
1913 season, heavy quality,
regularly priced at 1.25.
Special White Goods Sale
Price, Yard 95c.
26-inch Bleached Muslin,
of soft finish, jut suitable
for undergarments. Worth
12y2c yard. Special White
Goods Sale Price, Yard
7y2c. White Goods Main
black, etc.. Price, -d 11.98 to
elation of the large number of new
members secured for the class meet-
' iag on Jan. 28 by the members of tbe
j local grove. They will be displayed at
Itbe next meeting of grove No. 27, on
Feb. 11. at which time refreshments
will be served and a social time en
joyed by the members of the W. O. W.
and W. C, after the business session.
Other prises wiU also be distributed
among tie members at this time .
the local deputy in charge of the (;
news ail the tim-