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"MILLION"' DOLLARS "WORTH OF PAVED ROADS, PLEASE,' IS
ORDER OF PORTAGE COUNTY FARMERS, LED BY DAN R. HANNA
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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY. MARCH 7, 1013.
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Hume, (Jne of II in -OU llloodtil Uoios, and a Bad lload He Proposes to l'avs
Ravenna. Ohio. March 7. A million
to make Ifttfr road;, $."', W dollare
to makp thp million.
Sin-h in tin' program thHt has t
rv-ry riiilnK leil in Portage roinity,
(h :, jani'llr.R a koo'I hhlf hour eari.-
r. nine" linn' It Hanna forsook rari
fWd financial altitudes to harome Ra
' man to have lnrrea (Pd ronsidfrably
hie f h t hr b fortune, never did himself
Jubt icp until he stood up in the pres
nr of the assembled farmers of
Portage rounty and eaid, "Iet'a joiu
tt.K' 'her " make farming a real busi
: lie. is Let's ;ii!e our roads, study our
imatkets and inipiove our farma."
I Cleveland. Hanna'n home city, is in
ve.nna towLnhlp'n leadiUK -ltlzen. To ; Cuyahoga county, which has 400 mllea
the dUMnctlon of helnit a mine ownw, I 0f rural brl' k hlphway. The contrast
hip owner, pi or: esl e politician anj he'ween his old and ww surround
proprietor of iwo tnfropoli'an nea- ins such that h' proposed 'o
piipyrs. he adrlK the proud title of I ma k" th- pcupel of iruprov-d hinh
moUel farmer. iayg a film principle of the Portage
'County Improvement association.
Rader of current fiction can pet
a rmr Idea or l armer nannaa active-
ness from William Carletona "New
U av for Oid." the narra'ive of a city-hr-rl
man who wen; hack to th soil
and Infused new M'.-." into a pleepy ,
eorcmunl'y through fx it asB'stati( e '
mid cooperation No, Hanna did not
Ket his Idea from the story. He beat
t!ie author to it by considerable apace
of time l' M-ooped fiction, if you
know what 'Uh' iiicuiib. Kdi'or Han- j
na knows a'l a'toiit scoops.
Thf:e HaiitiHH seem to 'hrive
tliroueli trjit'sp'aiitinn. Maroi:s A.
HantiH. f.i tiier of lun K . spent nearly
a :fe;nne "n ti'osaic business and
then jumped p.to polit.ig for a brief
hcven yearsi. d n in;; most of which
t'ni" he was rei ornizeii as the leading
j" '!: :nrn in A'U'rica. Likewise fiie
sou. who ? a pood enough business
'This is a business proposit ion.
fordlnp what It needed. Fifty thou
sand dollars of Hanna money was sub
ecribed for the purpose of making the
county more than a million dollars
As the first step, H. P. Miller, a
farm expert, has been hired. He con
sults freely with members of the as
sociation about soils, fertilizers and
seeds. Blooded animals are being
sought and purchased for the common
UFe of members in breeding better live
I'oitae county, for Its part, has al
ready voted an additional road levy
that will give nearly half a million in
not I five vears. The vote was five to one. i
One Day Sale in
Bright, Fresh, Perfect
They are just unpacked from their cases.
E announce for tomorrow one of the most notable occasions of
the season in DOMESTICS. All of these goods, advertised
below, are as new as can be, and are in sorts and patterns
that you have been buying at regular prices as fast as we
could get them.
15c Dress Ginghams 7?Hsc a Yard
If every woman In town wears Gingham this Summer, blame the designers.
There never were cleaner, prettier, fresher designs than these:
32-inch American Dress Ginghams, in all the desirable colors and patterns for
Spring just received and unpacked including the new checks, pla
Regular price, 15c a yard, Saturday Selling only 7yjCa yard.
Pretty Percales Slaughtered 9 He Yd.
This Is really the very boat Percale our buyor has
ever purchased. It is really a very fine Shirting
Cambric that is a better name for it. You- will find
none betiter for the making of Waists. House
Dresses, or for the men's Shirts. This is a won
derful low price for Saturday only.
36 inch Percales, very latest grade. Just received.
All stores regularly sell this at 14c a yard. Through
a special purchase we are able to sell it
For Saturday only at 9V2C a yard.
16Hc Galatea Cloth at 12Hc
The very beat grade, too. You will have choice of a
fine assortment of colors and patterns, suitable for
children's Dresses and boy's Suits. The regular price
is 1614c a yard. Saturday selling only 12 C a JWiL
Apron Ginghams, "Amoskeag," 6c Yd
Brand new very latest grade in assorted checks.
This is a wonderfully good value for tomorrow only
for elsewhere the price is 8V2C a yard, special
Saturday, 6c a ard-
What Easter or Evening .
Gown was ever complete .
without Lace much or little .
since Laces first were .
made? And what woman
but loves laces? And women
are glad that Laces are chief
factor in the new Gowns this
Spring, whether they be for '"
evening or afternoon wear. "
Our new Laces are arriving '.
by every express . Here we
give descriptions of a very
few of the newcomers:
Venise, Shadow and Fancy effect, ,
Kdgings to aide Flouncings; all .
widths: Lace Bands; Allover
Laces; nil the wanted qualities and
Fedora. Oriental, Chantilly and
Shadow Lace Flouncings, new pat
terns, 11 to 45 inches wide, 35q ?
yard to $5.00 ar1
Shadow, Oriental and Venise Alb ,
overs, small and medium patterns, p
White, Cream, Black and Bulgari- -an.
69c to $3.50 rd. w
St. Gall, Venise, Point Rosaline and
Shadow Bauds, all widths, 25c tu
3,000 yards of Maline and flna ':
Shadow Edges, so much In demand jj
for the coming Spring Feason, vab k
ties from Soc to 6!tc, JQc yard. "
Kmhroidered Chiffon and Bulgarian
Bands and Edges very new,
FREE' &t:Our Store
e f.nys. "Good roads are
-sa'y fo the farmer as
ine coal miner. If the
" eru;i produce during
h tit 'ii: n!.
jus as n.'.
five months of 11. he might as
shorten the year ju.-t that much."
(if course, some of Manna's neigh
bofs pleach d inab.lnj to pay for good
roads. They f. ; too poor to stand
increased tax's or special donations
rainier Hanna heard their complaints
h'tt he also not'ceri that it often took
just ;n m.ich effort to preduce a poor
crop as a good one and be saw that
a cow or a t' hor?e often ate as
111. ich as iiiiiina's cos', ing ten tiiro-s
tliosv air.oun s.
So he undertook not to (jive Portae-e
Another $1.-.iiiiifi will be raised i,y suj. '
srription. $!0 a year for five years
from ach of 3.i''ii members. State 1
aid is expected to bring the total near-1
iy to-the million mark. No one seems
to doubt that better farming will more I
than pay the cost of the roads or that '
the rorls will make farms worth dou
ble ul.a; they are today.
When Farmer Hanna presides at
the association meetings he looks and
acts the part. He is six feet high
and his shoulders suggest tussles with ,
the plow as much as any pair of shoul-
dej- there pres-ent. He would not take '
it as a complement if you called him j
a gentleman agriculturalist. In Cleve-1
land he may permit himself some airs '
tlen't afford, hut to of aioofi.ess. but in Portage county he;
y t:ie moans of ar- is just one of the fellows.
v,t: .'. :fie and family ln
' n.ti. :n.:, NV Akirk. Okla.. ne:it
w ii iw v. : is .Mrs. Mumey's sister.
't .; S. I'. (;v:ilir.m, ar.d went to .toy
h'tt :!a v !.t they wi'.l spend the
I :' OU I; la: 111 .
M'.ss ; :i.i Cotte't uti 1 Miss Elva M
of Keiths. iiirc s; nt Saturday
wnh Misb Sione and M.ss Lena Dal
Miss Grace Freeman left Monday
for h" t hoti in Pit tstmrgh. Pa . after
ii:i,i,iij. mi I'vti nded visit at tiie home
of Vr :..!! Mrs .1. ) Frfeinan. Mr.
n.i Mrs i'r'ctnHii accompanie.l her a
.-r a . ("..i .it.o. where they will attend
tii.- c'.ty 1 roj;i !s ei,;s.' ton.
Mr. and Mrs- Charles Niririst of Mo
i t:e. Mr and ''is Anton Swanson 'f
K; ; t M K-ie a'!,l M.r. arid Mrs A W.
Swanson and ton of this city weut to
.loy Saturday tjo attend a surpribO par
t nt the homo of Fr:t. Swanson
Mrs W K Cailweil. who has been
visirg h r oi ai d wife. I'rof and
M:s. A. F. Calde!!. returned tu her
h'Mne in I'i insvtl'.f Monday.
It. I'arel Irwin McMillan ditd
h s heme near S'inbeain Feb 23. Ifl?..
Mr M. Millar, was Ir'tn in ar fq-awka
Marc). ;;'. lsT He loved tiooks and
1 a-er. I Knox to.lcge when but 14
1 years of age. graduating later 1ro"i .
tin- Ci.'cu--'.o Medi.al college. II"
s rved Hi the civil war in company K.
MUi Illinois regiirent. from 1i;2 until
IV.t. " tu 11 he v as mustered out oil
a' co. ;nt of di -ability. In 174 he mov
ed to Sunbeam where h- practiced
medicine until a few years before his
death n Oct. ".x, 1 s;:. he was trrit-
in nnirriare wit li M'.-s Mary IZ.
Si.un. To them nine children were
Uor:'., ;. ut f t" whom are still living.
He w hs a faithful member of the Sun
beam 1 uid Presbyterian church and
taiiRht. in the Sabbath school as long
as he was aMe. Funeral services were
h' hi at the Sniibi am c hurch Thursday
Feb. 27, land ictid by Rev. R. 1;. piti
ttitoti B. trial was iu Le Candor
The North Side Embroidery club was
ery pleasantly entertained at the
home of Mrs. I.. N Lewis Tuesday af
t r:io;;ii. Ket reshmeiits were served , mcnts were served.
by the Wifteus. . The Mercer County Ministerial as-
Mrs t haries Wiggins went to Pav-; sociation held its regular meeting in
enport Wednesday to spend thJ day. the parlors of the Merchants
Miss Vie M.-ClM-e of Joy spent Sat
ur.'ay tt tue home of u-r aim'. Mra.
A !; Kr.iiiim.
Mrs Jch'i Pallard returned to her
honie m New Boston Saturday afer
a short visit with her raftnts. Mr.
M.d Mrs E. Parkman.
Mrs M F Mathews left V.VJnesfUv
;or Hot S j. 1 ::g s. Ark. wher- sr.e will
. spenl t(.e weks -She will vis.t
at 6c Yd.
Seersucker Dress and Shirt Ging
hams in assorted stripes, suitable
for Underskirts and Men's Work
Shirts, regular price 10c, Saturday
Chambray Dress Ginghams, large
assortment of plain colors, worth
lC'sC, Saturday Selling. 714 c.
Dress Ginghams, very best grade,
27 inches wide, large assortment,
new patterns, Checks, Plaids,
Stripes, worth 12!s, Saturday Sell
relatives i'i Alexis and hr snn. I.. G.
Mathews, in Rushville before iuu r-
'ng home. i
Mr and Mr. W. V. Hoin.es of Jcv ',
home Tuesday, after visiting :
in Hurgtss atio Aleio. " '
Mrs. S. R. Bolton wnt to Alpha ; friends in different parts of Colorado ! Blanch McKinney
1 uiirsua) 10 spenu me aay w iin reia-
15c and 25c.
Made right in our own store and
made out of very best quality Amos
keag Ginghams. By making these
Aprons in the store we can furnish
them to the trade much cheaper
than if we bought them from the
manufacturer. In fact, we save you
their profit, and the expense of
shipping. Two styles shown: One
style short fancy Kitchen Aprons,
and the other is a long Kitchen
Apron with full ruffles on bottom.
Special, Saturday only, 15c and
One Pocket in each Apron.
Doctor Cuticle Soap, highly recom
mended by the medical profession fcr
all skin diseases, Saturday, 3 cakes,
Samurai Corylopsis Talcum, fine qual
ity, one pound can, 25 c.
Sempre Giovine, an ideal beautifier, a
solid combination of vegetable oils, 50c
Canthrox, for hair shampoo, 50c size,
Tar Camphor (Moth Balls) for destroy
ing moths, etc, 1 pound, 10c.
Allcocks or Belladonna Porous Plas
ters, 25c size, 15c!
Newbro'B Herpicide, destroys dand
ruff, delightful hair dressing, 11.00 size,
Olive Oil' extra fine, guaranteed pure,
quart can, $1.00 size, 89c.
Laxative Fig Syrup, pleasant, remedy
against habitual constipation, 50c
Ho Pioa Df pccUI tfnngemtnt with tk
n. . ownert of the Patrnt, wo tra b!a tat
Wte BUROW .Wutr ft to mtj moths
complete Pattern lor mik-inf the perfect-ltttinf
Xtm Dbbct um bo aitM, am tmttoae. ItM eetra
1'iiiViiMiw wW needed, but without the hinnhil
li'j'.kin-a of ordioixr diaper which miicce bihy bow
Vent Dleper b fu-
cned br three tape bowtt
cue t the waia, end one
each knee, bew t loop
no each atockinc, and the
tape that laetcna the dUper 1
L! the Knee rosy be altppea
tlimi.ok it flu., tii. Ii!. hi
the ttockine eecurcir, wUheat pee.
Vast Dieper ii aa timple and eaay to make a thai
criinuj diaper. The Fro Pettera ahowa you how.
The qouuity of theae Frea Veate Dieper Pattrrn
Doted to us u limited but while the wet, one will
ie gireo abeoluterr free) to crcre mother who will
come in end uk for ii. Come at eece to be aure of
felling jemr Pettere bdore our aupply la eahiunte.
i THAT i
When yom feel dis
couraged and all the
world KtM to be
gainst you that's
yoeur system's way
of telefraphlBS jom that MBthU( U WRONG and meeds HELP.
It may b that your lir i tirrd and refuses to work, or your
dlfeetiv vrgmnl here had too much to do and need care. PerLapa
ju bare beo eatmaj th wroiij kind of food, and yoar blood is too
rich or ucporenahexL WW joo nowd U m tonic.
Dr. nerces Golden Medical Discovery
will ti the rerruired aid. Tonos tho entlrw aretem. The weak stnnwh U
trade etror.s. The lier Ttbrateo with new life. The blood is eleanstd of ail
lrr.punti.-a and carriea renewed heaKh to every vein and Ben e and rr, uncle and
orgT cf the body. No more attack of
the "uluee." Life becomee worth while rv.wb rWeJI
-ain. and hope Ukea .lace of deapair. reVSJvSjLrfHJ.
Intitt on ortting Dr. Pietve'a
Coldrn Medical DUcovery.
Hold by dealer in medicine.
Utdieal Aoctatum. Bufaio, S. Y.
on their way. in Galesburg.
I Miss Till'ie Hubbard spent Tuesday ! Miss Margaret Baxter was a Viola
Paul Terry and little daughter 1 jn Alexis at the home of Mr. and i visitor Wednesday.
and moth.r. Mrs. J. V. Smith, went toxins. A. F. Hunt, j The Standard Bearers of the Metho-
Monmouth W dnesday for a short visit 1 Miss Edith Davison 6pent Sunday at i dit church met at the home of Miss
with Mrs. ii iih Gaii.ble. j her home in Joy. Alice Thompson Tuesday evening.
Mrs. Isabella Guthrie and daugh-1 Mrs. Grace Bridgford and little ! evening. There was a good attend
tr. Mrs. Ross Brown went to Rock j daughter. Helen, returned to their ance and the following program waa
Island Wednesday t.o visit at the home ; home in Viola Monday after a few 'given:
of William Guthrie. days' visit at the home of Mr. and Devotions Alfa Keilman.
The Sunbonuft club met at the home ! Mrs. Clayton Bridgford of Millers-j Central China and Kiukiang Cele
( f Miss Bessie Bassett Tuesday after- j burg. brations Bertha Church.
r.oon. The ladies enjoyed a fine Mrs. J. L. Buckley left Monday for ; "Bright Bits from School
bit itn ri.ie. A very pleasant after- Chicago to spend a week, and attend ;ences Bessie Graves. i
noon was spent, during v hich refresh- the clay products exposition which is; "Letters from Far Countries" Lu-1
being held in the Coliseum this week. ! cile Robinson.
Mr. Buckley is there in the interest of j Light refreshments were served by
the Continental Brick company of this I the committee, Rut.h McCreight, Ixils
hotel city. Vertrees, Dorothy Harbour ana Alice
March 3. About 15 members were I Mrs. Guy Retherford of New Boston Thompson.
.resent, 8nd two new members. Rev. ! spent Tuesday with relatives. She j Mrs. M. J. Merryman and niece. Miss
A. Sillers of Kei:htbtirg and Dr. F. C. was accompanied home by her sister, 'Edna Merryman, went to New Wind-I-.nplibh
of this city, were received into! Mrs. Ethel Boylen. ' sor Wednesday for a short visit with
thv association. An excellent paper I Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Johnson and relatives.
on "The Minister as a Shepherd" waa baby of Joy spent Saturday with Mrs. j Miss Grace Coffland spent Tuesday
read by Rev. O. A. Jones of Joy. In' Johnson's sister, Mrs. A. F. Rumbum. , with her parent, Mr. and Mrs. M. L.
the afternoon a paper on "The Con-j Mr. and Mrs. Carl Reynolds and' Coffland.
vention Ideas in Sunday School Work ' , son Clifford went, to New Boston Sat-1 Mrs. I. G. Morrison and two chil
was read by Rev. Charles Fiske of Vi-' urday for a short visit with relatives. 1 dren, who have been visiting at the
ola. Rev. F. Giddings. Rev. A. E. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Mclntyre and two home of their uncle. Elliott Williams,
Moody and Rev. Mr. Barnes were ap-; children. Miss Iois and Master Boyd, left for their home in St. Joseph, Mo.,
pointed as a committee to prepare i went to Kelthsburg to spend Sunday j Saturday.
plans by which a county camp for with Mrs. Mclntyre's parent, Mr. and ! Miss Grace Nelson of Oneida re
bcys can be instituted. Mrs. C. W. Willits. I turned to her home Monday after a
Fred Graham was a guest at the: Miss Emma Cross went to Monmouth 1 short visit with Mlsa Mabelle Lether
home of his aunt, Mrs. M. G. Reynolds, i Tuesday for a short, visit with friends. !man.
Sunday. Mrs. C. C. Thornhill of Rock Island; Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Moore, who are
Miss Cora Kennicutt, who has been ' was a guest at the home of Mrs. S. A. ! moving to Marietta, left Monday for
spending a few days with relatives, Boruff Tuesday. j their new home.
returned to her home in Viola Mon-, Mrs. E. E. Mo6ier of Joy spent i Mr. and Mrs. John Wyatt returned
d.ty. ; Tuesday at the home of her son and i to their home in Joy Saturday after a
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Smith of La wife, Mr. and Mrs Glenn Robbins. short visit with Mrs. Unaagst.
'Harpe, who r.ae been visiting at the Mrs S. Sterling and daughter. Miss I Mrs. Alex Carnaban of Joy was a
home of Mr and Irs U D. Kirkpat- Eda. are moving from their farm near! guest at the home of her daughter,
. k. wer.t o Pt-oria Monday to visit MiiiersbtiTg to the home they recently j Mrs. S. Amlong. Tuesday,
r.ends. purchased from Mrs. W. N. Graham, j ,Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Jones of Chicago
Mr. an3 Mrs. Fred Wendt spent on West Eleventh street. ! are visiting at the home of their neph;
Ti:.-fGay wrh- relatives in Woodhull. , Mrs. Mary E. Miller. Mr. and Mrs. jew and niece, Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Run-
m:s Ed it a Robins 'of Peoria is visit-! John Parkinson, and Mr. and Mrs. jbum.
ii t at ti e home of her grandparents. John Marsha!) and two children went j Miss Marjorie Verbeck and Miss
' r and Mrs t). P. Willits. to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer ! Olga He ker spent, Saturday in New
..lr. ard Mrs. Reed Cross and little ; Ixickmilier. o few mi.es east of Aledo. I Windsor with Miss Georgia Samuelson.
i-.j..;thvr. Margaret left Tuesday for to help them celebrate the tenth anni- j The minister. Rev. A. E. Moody.
I.rs Angles. Cal., where they wi;i versary of their marriage . land the music committee of the First
siaie U-eir home. They will visit i The Misses Adelaide McKinney aad J Presbyterian church will give a recep
tion at the chapel Friday evening to day afternoon in honor of her mother,
all who have helped in the service of I Mrs. W. C. Galloway, who is a gin'sl
so"8- at her home.
The death of Mrs B. F. Mawby oc- j Mrs. a. Kreps of Carrlncton. N. I).
morning ;is visiting her sister, Mrs. J. B. Bar
curred at her home Tuesday
after a three weeks' illness with pneu
monia. Funeral services were held
at, the First Presbyterian church
Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock,
conducted by Rev. A. E. Moody. Inter
ment was in the Aledo cemetery.
Mrs. G. C. Mclntyre and Mrs. Fred
Mclntyre were Rock Island visitors'
Mrs. I B. Morey and Mrs. Robert
LeM aster went to Davenport Wednes
day to visit at, the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. Andes.
Miss Ixwise Haas arrivedhome Mon
day from New Orleans where she has
been spending several weeks.
Mrs. F. C. Henderson entertained a
company of ladies at her borne Tues-
"Mary, has any one called -while 1
"Yen, ina'nin; Mr. I!Ikr wus here."
"Mr. HIbss? I don't recall the
"No, ma'am; he called to see me,
m'm."- Strand Magnr.lne.
Grateful to Him.
She Oh. Jack. I'm awfully glad you
proposed. He TIkmi yon accept mel
She Well, no; but. you nee. your pre -infill
put me even with Kitty Cobb,
who had the most of any girl In out
set. Boston Trnnwrbt.
sometimes start from mental strain
or indigestion, but more often from
general weakness, and lead to appal
ling conditions unless checked.
7reaf the cause, not the effect.
SCOTT'S EMULSION overcomes nervous
ness in a wonderful, permanent way by making
life-sustaining blood corpuscles; it nour
ishes the nerve centres and acts an a
bracing tonic to build you up.
f ..I t- J- t
v ocotl runuision noes not aiupeiy
it feeds them in Nature' way.
Scott ft Bowt1!. Bloom Et'id . N J