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THE ROCK ISEAXD ARGUS. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1918.
DESIRE TO END
Widening Project to Be Taken
Into Court at Expense of
DECISION TO BE FINAL
Commteioi Adopt Plan to Cut Down
In Soma Degree the Coat of
In order to get tba much-mooted
necona street widening project Into
court where it can finally be disposed
1 of. the city council yesterday after
noon at Itfi regular weekly meeting,
aulborlied the part payment of the
fees of Albert liuber, who acted as
special master la chancery to bear
the controversy. His report Is now
ready to jsubmlt to the Judge of tho
circuit court where some sort of a
decision will be forthcoming. The olty
a about decided to be governed by
tbla decision. It will not be carried
higher If the court's ruling la with
the objecting property owners.
Refusal of the Second street prop
erty owners to pay the master's fee
which by right devolved on the ob
jectors, baa delayed the settlement of
the controversy for a considerable
length of time.
The city seeks to widen the street
to the ordinary width of a thorough
fere while the citizens claim that a
mistake was made In laying out the
street and that they own about half of
The Win for
Isn't ovor vol!
An d at these prices
it will pay you
io buy a Coat for
It and axe on willing to relinquish their
TBXXD TO BCOXOXY.
A measure towards economy and a
slight redaction In the costs of par
leg was adopted by the commission
yesterday when Commissioner M. T.
Rudgren presented a resolution call
ing upon the olty engineer to Include
m bis estimates as a separate figure,
the amount of money that ia to be
paid to the commissioner on Improve
ment that is the man who the law
regards as the one who make oat Ufe
assessment roll, for some years past
tte entire work of preparing the as
sessment rolls has devolved on City
Engineer Wallace Trelchler while the
commissioners have had nothing to do
beyond signing their names and poll
ing several notices. For this they
have received from 920 to f ISO or even
more, according to the siie of the con
tract on which they are commission
er. Their fee has always been includ
ed under the beading "court costs"
and because there was no way of tell
ing just what the commissioners were
to receive. Commissioners Rudgren
and Reynolds voted against the ap
pioval of the engineer's estimates on
several Jobs which came before the
council yesterday. They were not op
posed to the Improvements, but were
unwilling to accept the estimates
without the commissioners' fees being
In the future, the amount of money
to be paid the commissioner win be
Mayor Bchriver presented ordi
nances for the paving of Eleventh ave
nue between Eleventh and Twenty
third streets and of Forty-fourth street
from Twelfth to Fourteenth avenues
and In each case they were adopted.
The former paBBed its second readThg
and became effective. The avenue Is
to be paved with asphalt at a cost of
The ordinance for Forty-fourth
street contemplates the use of brick.
TO ARBITRATE PRICE.
The commissioners authorized the
mayor and city clerk to enter Into an
agreement whereby the price to be
paid by the Burlington road for the
triangular tract of land needed to wid
en Second avenue at Twenty-fourth
street, shall be submitted to arbitra
tion. Charles Brady Is the owner of
the tract and the road Is under oblf
gation to buy it in return for the privi
lege of putting in a new track. AU
the expenses of arbitration are to be
borne by the road.
1IBAR WATER COMPI.A1XTS.
A tenant of the building on Twenty
Blith street, formerly occupied by tne
Lincoln club, appeared before the
council and implored that body to
turn on the water there In order that
he may commence operations with his
vulcanizing plant. It seems that sev
eral years' water rent is yet to
paid and the council was firm in Its
stand that tbe amount must be paid
ff ! before the water can be used again.
Frank Andrews apprised the council
that he has beon paying charges for
ten years past on a nusnor in a Darn
at H08 1'ourth avrnue and that the
flusher dors not exist. Commission-
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A Complete Description
This davenport does not look like a bed davenport the entire frame is
rigid and It has every appearance of a parlor davenport. Remember, you do
not sleep on hard upholstering, but on a soft set of springs and a genuine
cotton felt mattress.
$26.75 a Remarkable Price
Especially when you consider that other stores are asking from $4.00
to $6.00 more for davenports not as good as this one it is a wonderful
value and we guarantee it to be all solid oak and best Imperial leathi- cov
eredand dont forget, $1.00 cash delfvers It to your home this month.
Any Article this Month
CREDIT TO ALL
113-115 . Second St. Davenport, Iowa
$1 Down on Any Article this Month
er Rudgren corroborated Mr. Andrews
and a rebate in water rent of $66 was
allowed by the commission.
PAY ROLLS PASSED.
Tbe routine business of the meeting
included the allowing of the weekly
payroll amounting to $246.30, the al
lowing of the semi-monthly salary ac
count and claims amounting to
$2,528.09 and the filing of the monthly
report of Mrs. Margaret Schroeder, po
Just before adjournment the coun
cil authorized the mayor to advertise
f.r bid3 for the work of relaying the
planks on the Rock river bridges.
clerk's office. Her petition charges
her husband, Harry Calhoun, with de
sertion. Her attorneys are J. B. and
J. L. Oakleaf of Moline.
Sues for Divorce.
Esther Calhoun of Moline today
fled suit for divorce in the circuit
MAKES YOUR BACKACHE VANISH,
DRIVES AIL RHEUMATIC PAINS AWAY
New Discovery Eases Stiff, Sore Swollen Joints and Muscles
Relieving Backache and Bladder Disorders
After Few Doses Are Taken.
PLAN TO PROVIDE
According to plans of. the Woman's
Christian Temperance union a bub
bling fountain will replace the water
barrels that have in years past been
provided by tbe union during the gum
mcr months. Where the fountain will
j be installed is not definitely decided
I but it is contemplated to put it in
Market square as the most central
j place In the city. The ladies already
; have a nucleus for the necessary funds
j and a committee will call upon the
i citizf-ns in the near future for further
aid and they hope for a ready re
I spense. The water barrels have been
J a source cf much expense and not
i entirely satisfactory. The bubbling
fountain is far more sanitary and will
; rfquiro less care and expense when
ence properly Installed.
zens. Loeal amusement lovers will
occupy the center section.
No mvtcr how badly you suffer, I strong, healthy condition, so that they j
o- . hrnni, vnnr mav h or I can filter the blood and keep you well, i
what has failed to cure you, your pains
ELKS TO GIVE AWAY
$2,000 CAR TONIGHT
I $15 COATS now O
$20 COATS now &
$25 COATS now
If you euffer with backache have
uains in the neck or sides nervous or Tnnio-ht at tho Tiiini.. .,,
w'll leave, your aches vanish and theaIzxy 8pHs-a few doses of Croxoue j Elks will give away the $2,000 Moline
tortumus, killing backache or rheuma-jwill relieve the congestion and you j touring car, to be awarded to one or
tistn will bother you no more. . will be surprised how quickly ajl tad-1 the ,many subscribers to the Elks'
This is what Croxone. the new scl-'ney. bladder and rheumatic troubles i convention fund. It is understood that
entitle discovery, does for sufTerers of will disappear. j a ca9n cfrPr of $1,500 has been made
s.ich troubles. It cures these diseases! Croxone is different from all other j for tne machine, and should the per-
uctiiuBe u rcai iiPB iup cause ana re- , remeaiee. li is not ime anyming cine eon receiving the car feel that his
moves it. it soaks right into the walls i on earth ever used ror tne purpose
,and linings of the kidneys and cleans
out the stopped up. inactive organs
like water does a sponge neutralizes,
and dissolves every particle of uric
It starts to work the minut you take
It and relieves your suffering the very
first time you use it. It is so prepared
that it is practically impossible to take
income will not permit of the purchase
of sufficient gasoline to keep the en
gine going, an excellent opportunity
will be afforded him to swell his bank
balance. The person to receive the
acid and makes the kidneys sift from Jit into the human system without re-!car wjh De announced at the conclu-
$30 COATS now
therb will be lots
of cold weather be
fore summer sets in.
Take your pick of
these stylish gar
ments while you can
qet them at this
or eat sacripice in
Have it Charged
Your credit is good.
319-321 Twentieth Street
Rock Island, 111.
turn blood all the waste matter and
poisons that lodge In the Joints and
muscles to scratch and Irritate and
cause rheumatism. It soothes and
heals the delicate finings of tbe blad
der and leaves the kidneys lu a clean.
suit. You tan secure an original
package of Croxone at trifling cost
from any first-class druggist. All drug
gists are authorized to personally re
turn the purchase price if Croxone
should fail in a single case. (Adv.)
Many men owe the gran4enr of their suooeii to
the dlffionltiei which they orercome to win them.
A ating plan wtloh encourages close figuring,
thoughtful spending and a little self-denial, win ac
complish far more for yon than the mere accumula
tion of money. It win be fortune in itself.
It wUl develop traits of character that make hard
earned wealth count for much.
German Trust & Savings Bank
ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS
sion of the minstrel performance. To
morrow night will be celebrated as
trl-city night, one side of the bouse
having been reserved for Moline peo
ple and the other for Davenport cltl-
Gives the Real Facts In Regard to
Her Case and Tells Hew She
JoaecboTo. Ark. "I suffered a eotn
piste break down In health, soma time
ago," writes Mrs. A. McGUI, from tali
place. '1 was vry weak and could
not do any work. I trisd different
remedlee, but they did me ne coed.
One day, I got a bottle ef Cartral. It
did me so much good. I was surprised,
and took seme more.
Before I took Gardul, I bad feeadache
and backache, and aemetlmea I would
cry for hours. Now I aa 0Tr all fht,
and can de all kind ef tousewsrk. I
think It Is tbe greatest medicine ea
In the past fifty roars, thousands ot
ladies bare written, like Mrs. MoQlll,
te tell ef tke benefit reeelred frem
Such testimony, from earnest women,
surely Indicates the great Talue ot this
tonic remedy, for diseases peculiar to
women. Are yea a sufferer? Test
Cardnl Is the medicine yo need.
We urge you to try it.
K.B. Writttot Uta'AMnrbMQiM.
nen Me4W C o.. Oattanaora. Tm.. tar cVrauaf
wfrwtftoiu. aad (A aaaa faaafc. "HaM Tnifiiii
fcr Wbmb," aant la U vraaMr, aa requau.
Notice is hereby given that on Tues
day, the 25th day of February next, an
election will be held in the city of
Rock Island, county of Rock Island
and Btate of Illinois, in pursuance of
and subject to the provisions of an
act entitled "An act to provide for
the holding of primary elections by
political parties," for the purpose ot
nominating candidates of the repub
lican party, democratic party, progres
sive party and socialist party, for the
office of police magistrate, which pri
mary election will be opened at 6
o'clock in the morning and continue
open until 6 o'clock in the afternoon
of that day. The places for voting
will be as follows:
First precinct 413 Fourth avenue.
Second precinct 702 Second avenue.
Third precinct City barn, 919 Sixth
Fourth precinct 1005 Ninth street.
Fifth precinct County court house.
Sixth precinct 1434 Seventh ave
Seventh precinct 1101 Fifteenth
Eighth precinct 1914 Third avenue.
Ninth precinct Trinity parish house
Nineteenth street and Sixth avenue.
Tenth precinct Hose bouse on
Twenty-second street between Fifth
and Sixth avenues.
Eleventh precinct 823-825 Twen
Twelfth precinct Hose house on
Twenty-sixth street between Sixth and
Thirteenth precinct 709 Twenty-
Fourteenth precinct 3032 Fifth ave
Fifteenth precinct Peterson's car
penter shop, 610 Forty-fifth street
Sixteenth precinct Gannon's paint
shop on Fourteenth avenue between
Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth streets.
Seventeenth precinct 1334 Thir
Dated at Rock Island, 111., this 10th
day of February, 1913.
M. T. RUDGREN, City Clerk.
SATURDAY, FEB. II
is a legal holiday and the banks will be closed that
day and evening.
GERMAN TRUST & SAVINGS BANK
ROCK ISLAND SAVINGS BANK
CENTRAL TRUST & SAVINGS BANK
STATE BANK OF ROCK ISLAND
ROCK ISLAND NATIONAL BANK
PEOPLES NATIONAL BANK
To the voters of tne city ot Rock
Island, 111.: Notice is hereby given that
tbe color of ballots to be voted at
the primary election to be held Feb.
25, 1118, will be as follows:
Republican Party White.
Democratic Party Pink.
Progressive Party (for Social Jus
Socialist Party Red.
M. T. RUDGREN,
City Clerk. (Adv.)
Inflammatory RheumstTtm Qutekty
' Morton L. Hill of Lenanoa, Ind,
ears: "My wife had inflammatory
rheumatism In every muscle snd Joint;
her suffering was terrible and her body
and face were swollen almost beyond
recognition; aad. been la bed for sli
weeks and had eight physicians, hut
received no benefit until she tried Dr.
Detchoa's Relief for Rheumatism. It
gave Immediate relief and she was able
to walk la three days. I am sure It
saved bar Bfe." Sold by Otto Grotjan.
1601 Second avenue, Rock Island, and
Oust Schlegel ft Son. 220 Second
Street. Davenport (Advertisement)
TALK BY BERWALD
AT WIRELESS MEET
Walter "Berwald, one of the chief
operators of the Tri-City Wireless club,
will deliver a talk on "How We Talk
With Whom We Wish." at a meeting
of the club, which will be held to
morrow night in the wireless telegraph
rooms on the sixth floor of the Safety
building. The) discussion wl',1 deal
principally with the tuning of the re
ceiving station and the tuning of the
sending station. The tuning coll is one
of the late Improvements In wireless
telegraphy and an operator to obtain
the best results la compelled to mas
ter this difficult phase of the theory.
A few minutes delay in treating
some cases of croup, even the length
of time It takes to go for a doctor often
proves dangerous. The safest way is
to keep Chamberlain's Cough remedy
in the bouse and at the first indica
tion of croup give the child a dose.
Pleasant to take and always cures.
Sold by all druggists. (Adv.)
news all the time The
"The Appetite Is Keen"
"The Digestion Is Good"
"The Liver Is Active"
"The Bowels Regular"
"General Health Fine"
If troubled with indigestion, consti
pation, no appetite or feel bilious, give
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver tab
tots a trial and you will be pleased
with the result. These tablets invig
orate the stomach and liver and
strengthen the digestion.' Sold by all
Nature Intended you to enjoy these privileges and
if there is anything wrong with the Stomach, Liver
or bowels we urge a trial of Hostetter's Stomach Bit
ters immediately. It will tone, strengthen and in
vigorate the entire system, thus preventing Sick
Headache, Indigestion, Dyspepsia, Sourness, Bilious
nes, Costiveness, Colds, Grip and Malaria. Try a bot
tle today, but be sure it's
Th Gtnuin has our Private Stamp ovtr ruck of bottU
i druggists. (Adv.)