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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1913.
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Only a few more days
We say with special emphasis Only a few more days of the M. & K. Enlarging Sale only a few more days to take advantage of this fine op
portunity to economize. We present these extraordinary attractions as a fitting celebration in connection with the announcement of the opening
of a Bigger M. & K. A Bigger M. & K. with Bigger Stocks and Bigger Values, both for men, women and children. We are adding more depart
ments and adding more friends. Come yourself and be one of them . We'll treat you right.
Men's and Young
$15 and $18
Suits and Overcoats
Newest Styles and Newest Fabrics
Hart, Schaffner ? Marx
$20, $22 and
Suits and Overcoats
Latest Styles and Sizes to Fit Men
of Every Build,
Here are fine shirts, underwear and furnishings
at savings deserving your notice:
Swell $1.00 Neckwear. ... 60c
Nobby $1.50 Shirts $1.19
Nobby $1.00 Shirts 79o
50c Underwear 39o
$1 Union Suits 79c
$1.50 Union Suits $1.29
$2 Union Suits $1.50
Enlarging sale in the boys' store
Our Boys' Department is to have a new home on the third floor, a big daylight department that wil lbe by far the largest and
finest in the Tri-Cities . Before opening the new quarters we are determined to reduce boys' stocks to a minimum the re
ducing pencil is bound to bring quick action.
Boys' $10 Suits
at ..... .
Boys' $5.85 Suits
Save on Men's Shoes
You have only a few days to choose from the M. & K. great
stocks of fine footwear at these decided savings.
Florsheim $5.00 Shoes at $3.85
Famous Florsheim Shoes for men the latest lasts and leath
ers, $5 grades at $3.85.
Men's $4-50 shoes $3.35 Men'f $3.50 shoes $2.65
Men's $4.00 shoes $2.85 Men's $3.00 shoes $2.35
Men's $2.50 shoes $1.95
Men's rubbers, best quality, on sale at 75c
Boys' $5.00 Suits
at ..... .
Boys' $3.95 Suits
For Man,Woman& Child
TRock Is land, 111.
Save on Boys'1 "Wear
50c knee pants 39c
79c knee pants 59c
50c blouse waists 39c
$1.00 blouse waists 79c
25c Black Cat Stockings 19c
15c Black Cat Stockings 9c
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BILL IS OFFERED
First Dunce Measure, Abolish
ing Boa: J of Equalization,
Introduced by Igoe.
Springfield. 111., F-! . 21 The first
of tiovt rnoi Iuii'.i"'3 n.!iiiin;.-Tat j:i
measures a ii tri:..r. d In th lume
by KejTesrntatie ': t ("lii'-ao. Th"
M'.l provide for the abolition of the
state board of I'ti'.alizutlon an 1 the
creation of a t'ute tax oommhsiou of
Vndcr t-h- bill the lv ard of equaliza
tion would j:o out of business on July
SI of th" jre.-.ent year. The proposed
tux commission would have power to
s.il ervise the administration of tho
assessment, tax and revenue laws of
st?.t to k ..ir,e with local asses
sors and tax collectors, to try tax
-h("s on ann-al fr;n l. '.irUa of review,
I to rejuir- Individ'.!.. . n.i ceriwMVi'J'is
:t. dlvu!e lr.foTr.rr'.i Vi that m'.t
dee'red, to diret pror.-eutif.ntt agt'it-it
i 'ax officials who f.ni t- comply wi'h
fhf law, to ap;oiT't special assesj-rrs
! S-n ntcessary aud to recommend
'rhat ies in the tax laws.
A salary of $7.5nO is provided for
;i h of the three commissioners. The
Ki vprnor has the appointive power.
T! terms of memixrs cf the comniia--io-i
are for six years. The commis
sioners are barred from engaging in
any other occupation during their
term of service.
; Several amendments to the election
and primary laws were Introduced.
Thv include three bills backed by the
: I'liii a'-'o election board and introduced
by Representative Earns, a Chicago provide Tor vote on I'nited States sen" Cpiinni PHI! HRFN
democrat. ator. members of slate central com-! OuflUUL UI1 1 LU 1 1 Lll
On" of the bills Is the ouurowih of '' 't,"; and all other cttces, and to p. rnpr CIIPPflRT
the Seventh H. giment armory fi.t be P!"oe their names in rotat'on ou bal- LCUUL OUI I Ulll
tw th- u:i:van 1 1 r, I!m ri- in each precinct of each ward. Mrs. F. W. Rinck and Miss Fiormda
son dci;:if rats tor i.r.iro! of the (." ok : 1 1 iitnn Appropriating J50,0fft for a. ' Abrahawson, a committee appointed
county ctT.'ral cu:n:'r:. T, e irll rr. L.n.ent to be peeled lo John P. j tfae Auxillary cf the Hock
provided that ceu.:iia-s of -ii-'t.oa Aiif-eld in Kherman parn, Chicago. .
shall b.? issued to precinct cr;.i;m;itv.- i!l:i:-Prouding for incorporation, i iana t ouwy numa-m,
men by the ekction !ord or county r.:;;nas?enient and regulation of wage forms bunds of mercy among the ,
clerk, a? the case may l-e. The' bill le.m corporations. Allows lending of school children for the protection of j
also provides that a pert -jn who pur: money secured by assignment of ' birds and animals, visited the Haw-.
, chases votes shall be equally guilty wages and limits rate of interest to thomo school Wednesday afternoon,'
with the person bribed. 3 pf r cent a month. j where all the pupils pledged them- j
. - . j. ei;li-n.' s n I A ilia rrrtA iitiau I f H t !
A second bill introduced by Mr.1 muii Amending nv.'.ucipai an com-1 e.""-
Burns reduces the number of election mission act to provide for hix commis-, best cf their ability,
oflicials in precincts where voting ma- sioners from professions of painting. ; The committee has been to al. the
chines are 'n operation. It is provided sculpture, architecture and landscape schools in the city with the excep
that three judges of election shall gardening, and further to provide that tion of the Grant and Irving, which
serve in each precinct The two clerks no public art objects shall be erected ' they expect to visit the latter part of
who now 6erve are eliminated. The without approval of said commission. ! this week. The idea has met with the
third bill extends the hours for voting ! Morris Prohibits "money first" tele- j earnest approval of the children in all
; in machine precincts to 7 o'clock In Phone service under pnaiiy or hmj , the schools visited thus far,
the evening. line or 90 days jail sentence,
j The first of the anti-saloon league
Pure, Healthful, Dependable
Its active principle solely
grape acid and baking
soda. It makes he food
more delicious and whole
some. The low priced, low grade
powders put alum or Gme
phosphates in the food
Ask Your Doctor About That
! bills was introduced by Representative
Kane, a democrat. It Is a "blind t'ger"
bill and provides a penalty of from $20
to $100 fine and Imprisonment for from
10 to 30 days Jor the sale of liquor in
Representative Stedman, socialist,
introduced an old age pensions bill,
a bill increasing the wage exemption
in garnishment proceedings from $15
to $25, and a bill providing for the
election of mine inspectors by dele
gates in each inspection district.
Representative Tice introduced the
joint committee good roads bill al
ready offered In the senate.
Forty-five bills were introduced in
the house. Among them were the fol
lowing: Scott Woman suffrage bill prepar
ed by Catharine Waugh McCullough
.for the Equal Suffrage league. Gives
j women the right to vote for statutory I
I offices only. '
Taylor Amending election law to
i permit candidates for office to be the i
j candidates of more than one political
i party ana to give sucn candidates the
aggregate of all votes cast for them as
the total vote In the final count.
I Zolla Providing for an advisory
i vote on United States senator.
i Campbell Appropriating $75,000 to
Illinois veterans of Gettysburg to at-
tend 60th anniversary of battle to be
I held at Gettysburg July 1-4. 1913.
i Butts Abolishing capital punish'
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E. C. BERRY
BUSINESS MEN TO
The entertainment committee of the
I Business Men's association has com-
pleted the final arrangements for the
! banquet which w il'. be held next Mon
day evening at the New Harper.
Plates will be laid for a large number.
S. Westerfeld of Chicago, ex-president
of the Illinois Business Men's
asscciation and chairman of the legis
! lative committee of the association,
will be the speaker of the evening.
; His topic will be "The Relation of
I One Business Man to Another; Legis
lation, i reait and Collections." The
dinner promises to be an interesting
Edward J. Smith and Edward Mayers,
The government charges that for
yeais the company, which has a vir
tual monopoly on foreign coal sold In
San Francisco, has swindled It in three
ways on the "drawback" on coal sold
to American vessels, on the weight of
coal sold to the government for army
transports and on the duty on coal
District Attorney John McNab said:
"The Western Fuel company has in its
control the coal-weighing system of
the port. It is charged the company
turned In to the government false
weight reports on coal.
Edward J. Smith, brother of James
P., was pardoned recently after serv
ing part of a ten-year sentence for a
1 lill 1 1 1 1 A .,,.. t .i r.rt Kt Ytia nnn,iii,(,i U
i ' ' , i ' ' ' ' nnui infso in mo ai.i.uuiiia n uiiq
tax collector for San Francisco county.
New York The refusal of the late
E. H. Harrlinan to pay a bill for auto
mobile repairs which he considered ex
orbitant has been upheld by the courts.
A jury in a replevin action brought
nearly seven years ago by the finan
cier awarded Mrs. Harrlman $1,C75.
The bill, which Mr. HarHman refused
to pay, is for approximately $1,800.
The automobile repair men kept tho
All the news an the time Tho Argiis.
saves rubbing and saves your clothes
$450,000 CUSTOMS FRAUD
CHARGED TO 8 COAL MEN
San Francisco, Feb. 21. Accused of
defrauding the government of more
' than $450,000 in customs duties on
imported coal. President John L.
Howard of the Western Fuel company
I and seven other officials and employes
; of the corporation were indicted by a
renerai grand Jury on charges of crim
inal conspiracy. All surrendered
themselves and were released on bail
of $3,000 each.
Those Indicted with Howard are
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Tom. r C(l. t
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ment and making life imprisonment ; mocrat.c "W'e for Nomination, h L gcb treasurer; Robert
penalty for murder. Tort-011cew.9iKr.te. . i Bruice and Sidney B. Smith, directors;
Ashton Amending primary act to j PRIMARIES TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 1913. i Frederick C. Mills, superintendent;
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