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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
THURSDAY, rEHRUARY 6, 1913.
MAN WITHOUT A
FRIEND IS FOUND
PARCEL POST HEAD
STARTED AS CLERK
IS DUE HERESQON
Traveling Salesman, on Road
for 18 Year3, Is Sent to Jail
for Board Bill. .
j Beautiful Coin to Take Place of
' Old 5-Cent Piece Is
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PROKE IN ROCK ISLAND
Or.ce Made Big Money and Wat Good
Spender New Stranded With
out a Job.
There was d;scovered in Hock Is
l'ttl thin rnorr.iiin a Traveling man
v.:'-ifni a r.-ii-n 1. !;is name is YhiV.it
;. !!nK. Af?-r 1 uars 0f aeti-.ity
on ihe read, curing the cnurtc of which
I'-iod Ik- his travc ed all over tho.
:.ri(! rn'-r thouxanlq of
. ' was arres'ed for
'. b '1 ;.: 'he Ihel Harms.
;:ow of :i sins:!': fr'.er..!
i to ' lor.. lie coild 0 for
e ; ed prosperous look-
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New nickels of an entirely differ
ent design from the present five-cent
pit-:! will make their appearance in
Rcrk Ulead within a few weeks. They
are called the "buffalo nickel" and
have a buffalo figure on one side and 1
: Indian's hea;i on the obverse.
' I-ast Saturday the first of the new ;
: nickels were struck off by the mint at '
1 The "buffalo nickel" is a wot I of
art in miniature, designed by the dis-'
In: r-ii-J apjireti'ly a. man whose gen- iieorge (
niiv is predominant. Mower has in the administrative functions of the
sow; r," ortd years of iiis existence j parcel post system. He has worked
f -n unable to form one genuine with the postmaster general and the
fr.r ii'luhip, an l as a result he is now I special committee ttiat formulated the
behind the bar in the county jail. plans un:i now has active charge. He
I iiomi sm.imv started In the department in lsfG as a
Mc wep if , H'ock ttid bond sales- I clerk und worked up through the vari
mcn and up uf.'il two weeks ago was ; ous grades until he was appointed last
mpoyed by a (d;ir I:'ptds house. April chief clerk. He still holds this
He arrived in Hock Island Jan. and ' office lu additlc.i to handling the af
rcmained at the Harms hotel until the Ura of the new system,
inorring of the 17th, when he paid his j
lull and u':)urted. He returned that 1
f( :;ine and has been Ktor.ninr at the
tinguished artist, J. E. Fraser of New
On the obverse side is the head of!
a Cheyenne Indian chief, without, the j
war bonnet, but with a feather arran?- i
ed in his plaited hair. On the reverse
Is an American bison. 1
i i iir-e lit " luiuh in irjuiii-c llic urn i
1 ones beariag the Goddess of Liberty
Thomson s ia .barge of j t0 d he. Roman r?V-
liwy Kiii be in general c 'lriuiauuii
Kiphteeii'h street hostelry over since,
durlns wlrch time he has Incurred an
indebtedness cf $00. Hower states ho
was to have received $00 a week ad
vpme money and that after receiving
h r, flrt check, he did not hear from
1h" firm since. While In the city he
wired for money and wrote several
le'ters to his house, but received no
reply. When the hotel people acked
him for a settlement. Hower put them
off. stating that he expected to turn
a derl which would net him some $200
or $3oo. Yes'erday a warrant wa
worn out ug;iinft th drummer, charg
ing hini with obt?ining food and lodg
ing iind'T false prptenses. Hower was
arraigned In po:trp court this morning
and his case continued until Feb. 11.
InBsmuch us he knew of no one who
would go his bonrix, which were fijed
at $000, he was compelled to go to the
county jn II.
H Ilt MnKY.
within the nest few days.
"The new design will be maintained
for the next 25 years, according to the
law goveruing the designs on our
! coins. This is the only coin that could
I be changed at this time.
! Ist year something like $1,700,000
worth of new nickels were minted,
but none has been made from the old
I design tirs year. Whenever a new
i coin is issued the demand for it is
'very great from banks and individuals
al! over the country, and it Is estimat
ed that the demand will run between
$0,000, On'' and $1.0o0,000 worth of nick-
searching the market for fashion's
newest ideas in millinery, in corsets,
in underwear, in accessories to wo
men's wear. Kxpert coraetieres and tls this year.
milliners have been added to the M. &. Artists of ancitnt, times had a
K organization and with their effi- greater opportun'ty of designing beau
cient service and consummate knowl- tiful coins because they did not need
edge Rock Island Is assured a showing to be stacked, nor adjusted to the new
of new heud-to-foot outfitting:;, well to
bs proud of.
To minimize stocks before the new
departments are installed and before
the new spring stocks arrive, M. & K.
inaugurate an enlarging sale. The re
ducing pencil, so well known for the
big generouB savings produced by its
active work this i-enil will be more
active than ever particularly in the
wcnien's wear departments where the
mcst important changes are u be
i made. Women's Bulls. coaUt. dresses
and outer garments of eery descrip
tion are offered at reductions of half ,
ht.il even more. i
j The bu' department, which will .
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s:oti is mane nere parents wm una
1 FlCK C
I of M
flot machine, which indicates and
throws out. counterfeits; nor restrict-:
ed by legal limitations as to iuscrip- i
tiens, etc. Notwithstanding our prac-1
tical limitations, however, modern
co'ns can be Immensely interesting
and beautiful, and the designs for tjie
new r.ickel will give this cin a place
with the best modern work. j
Mr. Fraser has tried to give his dc-
sin as much richness as.poss;ble, and
be has givn ns a coin which smacks j
cf no I'umpra-i country but Is absolute- ;
!y American, with only American sub- j
jects for its design. j
The Indian and bison belong only ;
ito this county and Mr. Fraser want-
to link them together as they
were so closely linked for many hun-
. & K. Mens
Shoes at ... .
You will have a better understanding of what the M. & K.
Reducing Pencil means when you see the remarkable shoe
values we are offering. Of special interest is our grand offer
of choice of M. & K. Men's fine $4.50 shoes at $3.35.
I drefis of years. Both are fast disap-
The bond m:i it (.niuli ha. m rto h'tv
u . . . '. savings that deserve serious attentio.
money In h,K tlnie and has spent it i . , . .
freelv. He lu.s been a guo; ei j)w ' ' Qe lu"mum ?l " i Paring and have been threatened with
and one of the bms all his life, but ! red"Ce W" th hbo'fhd j extinction.
now that he is in trouble, he cannot IP"" to lo BV ' p I The first protest was registered
turn to a single man of all his ac- j mtV tbe,m ,0 the, th'r,d . 'against the new coin the other day In
. .. I liesldes, the enlarging sale will be an , . . ,
qualn unces and secure aid. He ha. lntroductory celebration to the an-'New ?ork- !' wa9 f"undf "at
no re at vp. , . . now slot marhii!-d used at the cat.es
of a bigger M. & K. with a boys' pur-. l the EuL.a; ,.
;lor that will be the finest and be8t 'he new n-.ckel The machines had been
equipped in the state, with plenty of Patented and installed to eUminate,
-daylight, with everv convenience and r "'D-
c.n.fnrt fnr ev neiectiona nnd withi Th matter was taken up with
Plenty of room for the bigger stocks. ! railway company and the device was
, bast and not least, a pleasant place to ' adjusted so it would receive both the
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Several year ago Hower launched
a company In Hu'Talo, N. V. The earn
ings were big and the money, which
came easy, took wings In much the
some manner. In 1907. the year of the
panic. I lower's concern crashed to the
vail along with many others, and he
was rendered bankrupt.
f0 years of ;tge.
A BIGGER M. & K.
Adding New Departments That Will
Find Favor With the Public and
Fill a Long Felt Want.
ADDING FRIENDS DAILY
Reducing Pencil Doing Itself Proud
Lowering Prices to Minimize
trade and save, for M. i K. boys' ,ula Bna ni"w ,mKC1 0 ceut P'eces. u
clothes are known far and wide for was declared by the man to whom the
petfect wearing qualities and match-1 Patent had been granted by the govern
less values. i ,nont ,llat In placing the new coin In
It would take pages to tell of all the circulation the government was ren
enlarging plans and of the great re-; Bering his patent worthless,
ductions now in force. The M. & K. !
reducing pencil 1s busy in every de
partment. In the shoe store, in the
men's store and in the women's store,
and everybody can save. You will be
richly rewarded by a visit to the
M. A; K. (Adv.)
RETURN A VERDICT
FOR THE PLAINTIFF
A jury in the county court which
heard the evidence in the suit of Willis
fr Sons of Moline against the Gust
Kd Construction company, also of that
cltv, returned a sealed verdict last
litters are going to add new depart-1 night which was opened this morning
mints to keep pace with the growing in the presence of Judge B. S. Bell,
demand for M. is K. finer kind of mer-; The jury found for the plaintiff and
chsndise. finer qualities and superior ' awarded the sum of $38.44. The case
values. M. & K. will install the finest ' was the outgrowth of a financial dif-
Hig things are always expected of
the M. A. K. and now the anuounce
iiii nt is made that there wtll be a big
ger M. & K. a bigger store with big
ger stocks and bigger values. Rock
Islnnd's progressie head-to-foot out-
ference between the two firms.
1 No Jury work was done in the coun
ty court today, the panel of jurors
having been excused until tomorrow
Buy a home of Reidy Broi.
For express, call William Treft.
Trl-City Towel Supply company.
Kerler Rug company for vacuum
cleaning and rug-making.
Chase & Sanborn's celebrated teas
and coffees at the Mill Store.
Our B. B. serge at $33 Is the best
valce ever offered. J. B. Zimmer's
Groceries, hardw arp. dry goods, men's
furnishings aad shoes at the Mill
Six per cent farm mortgages. Lit ten
& Roberts. People's National bank
Remember that Ralph Stanton has
everything to make your friends, who
Coal, coal. coal.
Choice of All Our
Two extra specials in shoes for
men: $3 shoes at $2.35; $2.50
shoes at $1.95.
For Man,Woman & Child
T?ock Island,! ll.
millinery, corset and underwear de
partments in the tri-cities, where the
newest styles will find first expres
sion and the & K. lower prices will
Just as the M. & K. ready-to-wear i
Here for women, the hoe store and; Do you know that croup can be pre- the best grades of hard and soft coat jfacturing company, lumber ana ouua
the men's store have gained an envl-1 vented ? Give Chamoenain'a Cough1 . We Rel, "Chlnamel" varnishes ! ing mterial for a11 purposes houset,
alio reputation for higher standard of ; remedy as soon as the child becomes' A ,oiria. .. ... ,.U1 j barns, granaries. We will give you an
to learn the low prices they are mak
ing. Soudera Laundering company at 501
603 Twelfth street. This laundry U
equipped with the very latest modern
machinery, turning out work that .8
uot surpassed by any laundry- in the
Kain & Reinhardt cigar store still
takes the lead. Most liberally patron
ized. Everything in tobacco, cigars
and smokers' supplies. Man U never
better satisfied than when smoking
their choice brands
'i. S. O'ilara. flour and feed atore.
i6 having a big txade on stock and
poaitry food. Dr. Hess' stock food
for horses, cattle, hogs, sheep and
all kind sof uoultry. It makes the
The Rock Island I bens la every day'
opportunity to save a big per cent Let
ua be of service to you.
Math's baKery ana confectionery
store, the finest in the trl-cities.
Bread, cakes, pies, cookies and hot
rolls. They can't be beat. Most peo
ple say they are superior to any home
baking. Let them serve you.
better biscuits, better cakes and bet-j committee at the Rockefeller home on
ter pastry than any other flour sold, j Jekyl island.
and it has that satisfying quality
which is unattainable save from a flour A few minutes delay In treating
of the rich glutinous wheat from which j Bonle caseH of coup, even the length
Kaco flour is made. Sold only by II. ! of tlm il takes to 8 ror a doctor often
It. Battles & Co., 18uG Second avenue. I I'rovi'8 dangerous. The safest way ia
; to keep Chamberlain'u Cough remedy
Brunswick, Ga. Arrangements have ' In the house and at. the first iudtca-
E. E. Lamp, plumbing, steam nud I i.pjj completed for the examination of ! tion of croup give the child a dose.
l . . T I i . . ! r
Fuel company will deliver to you all ' Tne Rock Island Lumber and Manu-
nierciiBiunse uou a ueuer Biauuaru oi nearer or pysii aner me croupy cougn j
. , i . .i. . . . ... ' . . no nped of
. . i. v r-1 i . r j 1 " 1 " - v - 1 -kj" . . . . v- o v i o i.- Tore
mi nts w ill make new friends for this 1 tack. It is also a certain cure for "
See the Quicker yet" washers be-
saying more. The i
M. & K. buyers are
croup and has never been known to
fti the east j. 'all. Sold by all druggists (Adv.) fore buying a washing machine.
CLERGYMAN WANTS "TO PUT THOSE WHO
NEED HELP ON THE RIGHT TRACK"!'
Writes Letter in the Hope of Helping Sufferers From Colds to
Cure Them as He Was Cured.
The following letter from a Phllllps
port. N. V, clergyman Is of special In
terest. Rev. John Ernest Parker, "In
the hope of putting those who need
help, on the right track to Rut It." as
he say a, tells his experience: "For
several winters 1 have u.ed Father
John's Medicine when suffering from
a severe cold and it has nAer tailed to
give the desired results When living
where 'Father John's' Is not procur
able, I have tried other so-caRod rein
ed'.e. but relief did not come and we
have sent quite a distance for this
have both hand and power ones.
Mill Store. I
Ward & ilcMahoa will give yon
estimates on your plumbing, steam i
and hot water heating that wtll have
Gansert'a "Frultlilas," chooo-ate
covered fruits with llauid cetiere.
Take a box home today. For sale by
all leading dealers.
We still have some of that granite
'and enamel ware lett. Better buv now
j while you can get this good quality
iware at such low prices. The Mill
to testify has never failed when put Store.
to the test." . perfection marine and the Water
This letter U given without aollclta- portable engine, which can he
Hon. but with the hope that It may la ni k r ,
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 prot
Its. From 15 to 25 per cent saved on '
every monument and all kinds of won- !
umental work. Call at our shop on i
Second avenue and see for yourself, i
We are the leaders ror up-tdate j
laundry work. Each shirt finished
by hand and put up In a carton. Insur-'
Ing work. Delivered to you in good !
condition. We guarantee no cracked ;
collars or cuffs. City Steam laundry.
Held & Bollman, 417 Seventeenth '
Have been making chocolates for 20 !
years now' but never had any Dack-
PROF. BARST0W : age jump into national popularity quite i
Years of study, ' so quickly as my ' Preferred box of j
endless research chocolates. These are just a little j
William Rockefeller Friday afternoon j Pleasant to take and always cures,
by members of the house money trust! Sold by all druggists. (Adv.)
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Come In and eve them. Fieblg. 1619
Ounsmore & O'Conn'll smoke house
and blili&rd parlors, corner of Tweu-
friecd of hamaulty which I am glad ; ous stimulants. (Adv.)
the means of putting someone who
Leeds the help 1 have received on tte
rigtt tract to get it." Signea John
Etmf Parker, pastor, M. E. church,
Phlllipsport. N. Y.
You should remember that neglected t,et!l ,tret e-d Fourtl1 enue. Every
colds at this soaton of the year quickly j br d of Sood and all kinds of
lead to pneumonia and that you can iokers' supplica
fortify the system with Father John's ; Mueller Lumber company wUI en
Medirine and from it gain strength to ' able you to build a flue house or barn
ward off disease. Free from danger-, out of the choicest se.ect lu-nber aud
jyvu will be surprised and yet (leased
travel in far
combined - with
him to read your
life like an open
book. He gives
never failing ad
vice upon all af
fairs in life, such
as business changes, lawsuits, love,
nErriage, reunites the separated,
enures speedy and happy marriage
vlth the one of your choice, develops
fcices within and around you giving
you the power to accomplish your
highest aim In life. Removes all trou
ble of mysterious nature. Gives name
of future hus!and or wife, day and
date of marriage.
Readings 50c and $1.00.
Hours 10 to 8 p. m. Sundays
11 to 6.
1127 Second Avenu
bit better. The name Gausert on every
piece is a guarantee of their pur-;
lty. Get a box today. !
Every grocer in America will tell
you he has good coffee. Every grocer
in Rock Island will tell you this, but ;
no merchant will look you in the face
and say his coffee is better than Bat
tles & Co.'s coffees. He may muster
up courage and say his coffee is "just
as good," but he stops right there.
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 eclor Johnson's Wood Dy 1e
made in 14 standard shades. For sale
by Lerch & Greve, 2002-2004 Fourth
Do you want a flour that makes
the lightest, daintiest, most dellclou3
bread Imaginable? Of course you do.
Then vou should use Winged Horse
1127 Eaco Flour. It makes better bread,
F41 srrk -f
DO YOUR MEALS
MEAN TO YOU?
Do you look forward to
mealtime with real joy or
do you have that "don't
care feeling" on account
of the distress that always
follows? Then, by all
mean try a bottle of
It coaxes the appetite,
aids digestion, renews
strength and prevents
Take a bottle home with
you today. It does the
work. Avoid substitutes.