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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1913.
NOTED PEOPLE AT !
Washington's Birthday Celebra
tion Occasion for Return to
Home of Youth.
But You'll Have to
Monmouth, 111., Feb. 21. This city !
U today welcoming a large number .
of prominent men of all parts of the j
country who at one time were real-
flentg of Monmouth. The occasion of j
Iheir visit Is the home-coming recep-
tion and banquet arranged by the Com- I
merclal club In celebration of Wash- j
Ington's birthday. The list Includes
rai.road presidents, bak presidents, ,
men high In government affairs, cap
tains of Industry, justice of courts '
and others who have attained high
rank In the business and professional ,
More than two score of these sons
cf the city are the guests of honor j
at the banquet tonight. Others have
ent messages expressing regret that '
they could not Join In the reunion.
Among those present and those who
have sent regrets are Andrew A. Al
len, president of the Ftlsco lines;
John F. Wallace, former chief engi-1
neer of the Panama canal; Theodore
P. Shontz, president of the Interbor- j
ugh Metropolitan company of New
York City; W. H. Wells, cartoonist j
of Chicago; Judge Silas Porter of the
Kansas supreme court; Richard Sloan,
former territorial governor of Arizona;
McKenzie Cleland, former Judge ol
the raunlcipai court, Chicago; Charles
JDryden, sports writer of the Chicago
Examiner; John M. Glenn, secretary of
the Illinois Manufacturers' associa
tion; T. H. Gault, state commander
G. A. R. of Illinois; N. H. Latimer, I
president of the Dexter-Horton bank, J
Seattle; Major R. W. McClaughrey,
warden federal penitentiary. Leaven- j
worth, Kan.; D. P. Phelps, former I
United States sub-treasurer at Cblra- j
go; E. O. Phillips, political writer, j
Chicago; George C. Rankin, United
States bank receiver, Washington. D.
C; W. W. Young, dramatist, who!
dramatized "Ben Hur," New York, and
Howard S. Taylor, attorney, Chicago.
All of these men spent their boy
hood day In this city and claimed
It as their homeduring their youth.
Some of them have not been back
Since they left to seek their fortunes
Two hundred and fifty members of
the Commercial club of this city will
' JHn in making their visit here a
memorable one. and give them such
ft hearty welcome that the reunion
will probably be made an annual event.
Forowins the dinner a number of
the guests of honor will give ad
dresses. Judge Silas Porter will act
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MILL TO MAN TAILORS
ock island M. J,
Notice Is hereby Riven that on Tues
day, the 26th day of February next, an
election will be held in the city of
Rock Island, county of Rock Island
and state 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 of
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
nue. Seventh precinct 1101 Fifteenth
Eighth precinct 1914 Third avenue.
Ninth precinct Trinity parish house
Nineteenth street and Sixth avenue.
Tenth precinct Hose house 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 avenue.
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.
New Library Books
To the voters of the city of Rock
Island, 111.: Notice is hereby given that
the color of ballots to be voted at
the primary election to be held Feb.
25, 1913, will be as follows:
Republican Party White.
Democratic Party Pink.
Progressive Party (for Social Jus
Socialist Party Red.
M. T. RUDGREN.
City Clerk . (Adv.)
The following new books have been
received at the public library and will
be ready for circulation tomorrow
"The Heroine in Bronze" J. L. Al
len. "The Hollo well Partnership" K. H.
"The "Wireless Man" F. A. Collins.
' Some English Story Tellers" F. T.
"The Party Book" V. S. Fales.
"Modern Argentina" W. H. Koebel.
"Grand Opera Singers of Today"
H. C. Lahee.
"The Rise of Roscoe Paine" J. C.
"The Upas Tree" Robert McMurdy.
"Mark Twain; a Biography" A. B.
"Hold Robin Hood" Louis Rhead.
"Astronomy in a Nutshell" G. P.
"Successful Houses and How to
Build Them" C. E. White.
tleman. a dapper little Bostonlan. "that
It required a period of two days to
enable you to dispose of that grizzly."
"Two days and a ulght." said the
guide, with a grin. "That grizzly died
"Choked to death?" asked the Bos
tonlan. "Yes. sir." said the guide.
"Pardon me." continued the Hubblte,
"but what did you try to get him to
Dunne Asks for a Prisoner.
Springleld, 11., Feb. 21. Governor
Dunne issued a requisition on the
governor of Michigan for the return
In London Clubland.
In some of the ultra exclusive clubs,
says the London Tatler. it Is a serious
breach of etiquette for oue member to
spenk to another without obtaining a
ceremonious Introduction beforehand.
A painful ease has just occurred in a
certain old established and extremely
respectable Pall Mall caravansary, it
appears that a newly joined member
In callous defiance of custom ventured
the other afternoon to make a remark
about the weather to a gentleman with
whom he was not personally acquaint
ed. The recipient of this outrage
glared stonily at Its perpetrator.
"Did you presume to address me,
sir?" he demanded, with an awful
"Yes. I did." was the defiant reply
To Discuss Workhouse.
A banquet and discussion of the
workhouse problem will occur tonight
at the Broadway Presbyterian church
where fie Men's Federation and affili
ated organizations are to meet. Sup
per will be served at 6:30 and at its
conclusion there will be talks by Miss
Vella Martin, Jail inspector for the
state charities commission, and by
Joseph Brodman, superintendent of
the workhouse at Peoria. A general
discussion will follow.
v ua-u oi varies russen, anas "I said it was a fine day." The other
Frank E. Adams, alias "Pie." who is Rested the observation thoughtfully,
alleged to have helped fleece a vie- Tbelli after an impressive pause, he
tim of $20,000 by means of the "wire turced to ,ts Id exponent "Well.
tuyiug ,aiuc jvibbeu is uuuer ar
rest in Detroit.
Battles Quality Groceries
Good groceries are the only kind that are worth buying.
Cheap groceries are a poor buy at any price. Here you
buy best groceries in a manner that you are assured of
satisfaction in every case.
SUNNY MONDAY SOAP 10 cakes for 39c
BLUE RIBBON SEEDED RAISINS, 2 pkgs, for ... 13c
Apple Butter, the good old
fashioned kind, in Jars ... J5c
California Walnuts, good
size, sweet flavor, per lb. . . 21c
assorted flavors. 3 cans for 25c
Real genuine codfish
tables each 18c
Norway Mackerel, nice
and whit each 15c
Sniders Baked Beans, regular
size cans Saturday 2 for.. 23o
Florida Grape Fruit, Atwood
brand superior flavor
dozen 80c each 7VaO
Durkaser Tomatoes extra
fancy red ripe solid pack
can 15c. six cans for ... 83c
California Ripe Olives,
sound, fine flavor, qt. cans 47c
Sniders Catsup, full
pints, a bottl . J9c
Finest White Clover Comb
Honey. 1 lb. sections 25o
Red Pitted Cherries in heavy
syrup can 25c. 6 cans for $1.29
Curtice Bros, sifted early "
June peas, fine flavor, can
18c, six cans for 93c
Black Hawk soap, takes the
grease and dirt off. cake 5c;
for 2 Be
Florida Sweet Oranges, tne most
delicious breakfast oranges,
a dozen 68c and 4QC
Monson Asparagus Cuts. No. 3
size can, tender asparagus,
regular 25c cans for 21c
Steam Cooked Mush, in rolls,
Home made White Bread,
large loaves 10c
Loiernne Early June Peaa, stan
dard quality, tnree can .. 25c
BATTLES' BOGOTA BLEND COFFEE, 35c POUND.
A rich, smooth flavored, perfectly blended coffee that satisfies the
most fastidious taste. Like ail our coffee it is fresh roasted.
H. R. Battles Co., 1806 2d Ave
ORPHANS IN AUSTRALIA.
pray don't let It occur again." he re
marked as he buried himself once more
In his paper.
Dreams are excursions Into the Umbo
of things, a semldeliverance from nn-
Thsy Aro All Wards of the Stat ana
Carefully P rot acted.
There are no orphans In Australia. ! man Prison- The man who dreams is
That Is not because parents never die ! but tne locale of Tarious Phenomena of
there, but because when they do the wnlch he U the "Pectntor In spite of
state at once steps in to the rescue of i Wmself- He i9 P"ve 1 impersonal;
their little ones. Children who have i he ls tne PlaythlnK of unknown, vibra-
uons ana invisime spnies.
Tho man who should never lssne
from the stage of drenm would have
never attained humanity, properly so
called, but the man who bad never
dreamed would only know the mind In
Its completed or manufactured state
and would not be able to understand
been robbed by death of their natural
protectors are practically adopted by
Unless some near relative manifests
a desire to assume the responsibility
and can demonstrate his abtliJ to do
: so the child la committed to the chil-
dren's council, which selects some
; home among the farmers of the coun-
try. These foster homes are examined
I closely, and often two or three are
I tried before one Is fonnd in which the
child finds congenial surroondlnga.
After thirteen the state feels that Its
ward should earn more than lioard and
lodging. At that age, therefore, he ls
hired out, usually, however, to the fos
ter parents who have been previously
taking care of him. Three-fourths of
his wages .are deposited in savings
banks; the remainder ls his. When he
becomes of age or If he wishes money
in order to learn a trade or to attend
a more advanced school or. In the
case of a girl, when she wishes to
marry the savings are turned over to
the ward. New York World.
FATE OF THE GRIZZLY.
The Tenderfoot Was Anxious to Get
the Full Particulars.
An Idaho guide whose service were
retained by some wealthy yourj east
erners desirous of hunting in the north
west evidently took them to be the
greenest of tenderfoots, since he un
dertook to chaff them with a recital
something as follows;
"It was my first grizzly, so I was
mighty proud to kill him In a hand to !
hand straggle. We started to fight I
about sunrise. When be finally gave
p the ghost the sun was going down."
At this point the guide paused to i
note the effect of his story. Not a i
word was said by the easterners, so I
the guide added very slowly, -for the i
secorvl t:::io " 1
"I jjathcr, thtOi" saldon jounjj sea-'
Hard coughs, old coughs, tearing coughs.
Give Ayer's Cherry Pectoral a chance.
Sold for 70 years.
Ask Your Doctor.
J. C. Axer Co.
AT A BARGAIN
240 acres 2'i miles from Sidney,
Mont, 140 acres under cultiva
tion; 56 acres irrigated land,
balance fine farm land. .Pro
duces fine crops without irriga
tion. This land produces 25 to
45 bushels of wheat per acre.
Good improvements. Price $30
per acre. Terms to suit. New
country just opened up and land
is advancing in value rapidly.
This is in the famous Yellow
stone valley with the Great
Northern and Northern Pacific
railway just built and the Soo
railway nearly there. I am in
business in Sidney and cannot
operate farm. If interested ad
dress S. J. LEACH. Owner.
Daily United States Weather Map
U. S. Department ot Agriculture.
' WEATHER BUREAU,
WILLIS L. MOORS. Uuei.
'kfo-'8 Sww I ,Zero I HIGH 3Q.3P
MrrS?Va; ... s.mTL ..r- vu. k. '
-X 83 ljJ. 4. V" I KJ.
(8i rain: (X' sao: report missing. V S )
I.XFLAN ATOPY ;OTER
Observation taken ot S a. nr.. seventr -fifth me
Tldian tlire. Atr pressure reaure! 'o sen l.vei.
gi,a', (rontinuous l'nes ciss tlironi;!i pi'.n
o' equal ':. pressure. InoTH"RMf. .lotted !;nl
jassthrnutr'n poiDtsof eyi:al temperature; drjwa
cuiy for lerc. t'ezlns. Kt). and
O cler; partly cloudy. cloudy;
rain: (S sao: report missing.
Arrowr fiy with th5 wind. Tirst tl cures, lowest
temperature past 12 hours: second, precipitation
or Oi Inch 01 m re for past 24 hours; third, maxi
mum wind velocity. '
Da.enpv rt, li ,
FOKECAKT FR KOCK ISLAND. A VKXI'OKT. MOMXK .1M VH.'IJIITT.
Snow or rain tonight, Saturday unsettled with no decided change in temperature,
lowest temperature tonight will be about 25 degrees. High shifting winds.
Low pressures are observed from
California eastward to the south At
lantic coast, with the greatest barom
etric depression in southern Texas,
and precipitation has occurred in
nearly all portions or the observation
field. At Charleston, S. C, the rain
fall amounted to 2.08 inches, and at
Oklahoma, to 1.38 inches. High pres
sures and cold weather prevail in
southern Canada with the lowest
temperature at 7 a. ni. reported from
Winnipeg, where the thermometer reg
istered 16 degrees below zero. The
the gonesis of personality. He would
be like a crystal lncnpulile of piesslng
what crystallization means. New Or
temperature was also below zero in Denver 24 8 .02
southern Saskatchewan and in cea- Jacksonville 72 56 .00
tral and northern Wyoming. On ac- Kansas City 32 30 .74
count of the low pressures to south- New Orleans 70 54 .00
ward and southweetward, continued New York. 56 46 .00
unsettled weather is indicated for this Norfolk 62 50 .06
vicinity with snow or rain tonight. Phoenix 54 36 .00
No decided change in temperature is St. Louis 40 40 .00
expected. St. Paul 30 14 .00
San DIeso 58 48 .02
OBSERVATION a. San Krancisco ... 56 45 -.00
High." Low. Prep. Seatt'e 44 34 .00
Atlantic City 50 ' 46 .01 Weshington, D. C. . 60 46 .00
Boston 60 46 .00 Winnipeg 10 18 .01
Buffalo 54 30 .00 Yellowstone Park . 2 .00
Hock Island 36 29 .29 J. M. SHEUIER, Local Forecaster.
Got Cold Feet.
Weeks was n queer trenlus and was
always telilnj his friends that he
would put an end to himself. One ex
ceedingrly cold night he vowed he
would go out and freeze to death
About midnight he returned, shivering
and snapping bis finger
"Why don't you freeze?" inquired an
"Well, by Jove." replied the pseudo
suicide, "when 1 freeze I meiin to take
a wanner night than this for It." Biff.
Mads a Hit.
"Did yon make a hit with your
speech at the banquet Inst niht?"
"I jruess so. I fnrjrot what I intend
ed to say anfl snid whnt I otisht not
to have said." Detroit Tree Press.
His Point ef View.
Landlord Sir. the other tenants will
not stay In the flat If yon insist on
?!ylns tt MTiiet. Mr. Too: I'm
iflml f t'nt T!:ty with very aur.oy
io. Clu vr Land Plain Dealer.
Some Growing Children
are under size under weight. Some grow
tall and thin, others are backward in studies
pale and frail improper assimilation is
usually the cause.
If your children are not rugged and
ruddy and rosy bubbling with energy
and vim at all times, you owe them
SCOTT'S EMULSION nature's concen
trated nourishment to build body, bone,
muscle and brain.
Children need SCOTTS EMULSION to progress.
feCOTT & Eowxs, Bloornfield, X. J.