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1517-1319-1321-1523 fifth Avenue. Moline
aiKOWNtP Ot LOW PUCES. WF UaD-UT THE OTHEIS FOLLOW
THE ROCK 1SLAXD AKGUS. MONDAY. MARCH 10. 1913.
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WE ANNOUNCE THE EVENT YOU HA VE BEEN AWAITING
OUR SPRING OPENING
01 Millinery, Garments, Silks, Dress Goods, Trimmings
Commencing Tomorrow, March 11, Continuing Until Saturday Evening
"VTATURALLY you are interested and curious' to know what the prevailing
styles are. We have therefore prepared this grand assemblage of the newest
creations for Spring and Summer, 1913, and we invite you to come in and look
around. We know you'll enjoy inspecting the beautiful styles in Jldillinery,
Coats, Suits, Dresses, Waists, Skirts, etc. We await your visit and thank you in advance for the courtesy.
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OPENING SALE OF
Stylish coats of all-wool t serjres, three
quarter cutaway front, lined throughout,
with Pen de Cvnp silk, all sizes, colors
caw, tan, Cojienhaen
Beautiful epon.ee or Bedford eord coats.
j exclusive ami distinuihed models, tan, Co-
jH-iiiiageu, navy, lined throutrhout
Sprinjr suits, special for the spring opening
cac. alxtut twenty different mol"ls incii:dinr
ilularian Mouses, straight front, hirh
wait, skirts with hizii waist, Iain and
draped styles, materials mannish series,
Bedford cord, shepherd cheeks, two-touo
j-fripe mixtuers. all new syrin;r shades
Spring Opening Sale Glove
Kid glores, washable leather or chamois
ioves, p. K. and Prince Kid gloves. 16 button
French kid gloves in black, white and new
shades light tan at
Imported French kid gloves with black
embroidered backs, new shades, wf-u- guar
anteed S1.50 Pair
"Wear guaranteed gloves, new colors,
black, white, special Easter sale
SPRING OPENING SALE OF
Women's Shoes and Pumps
Ladies' high boots, 15 and 16 button ef
fect, in gun metal, patent ,tan or black,
33.98 and 32.98
Showing a new" line of Eclipse pumps, 1
and :!-strap pumps in patent, gun metal, dull
kid. tan, black and brown suede; most beau
tiful snowing of spring footwear ever seen
SALE OF BLOUSE WAISTS
Jap silk. Blouse Waists, styles like cuts,
made of fine white and black Jap silk with
low collars, full length or three-quarter sleeves,
some of stripes, lavender, tan or navy, $2.50.
A&z'Si CSljl i
mm (0f I
DY KLS ! K FA DKOTT.
1'" ha.l f.pv.rPd they v.cuM. but r.ot at'
a'l '1 :-'o;.r:itfl. He :iok ;i Tver in
!1K Oiorn Crat:nm rott and his (nvos;n:i.-nt tt?-- aav
"olvill, at th? ose of
LT. whs left a !i::try
uf half a tiiilliaii dol
lnr by LiK un.lf. h's
with liiin. It wftii': t'i:l he was v ronv
in his Ii;urit:s. b-:t tliat evt-rvtcxiy else
friciiriB KHi'J uf lw:ran,rm)(i(-rlr.si(,l.. No. til-. d.rln t
lu ky man
"ticorKo in all riRht. ,
He won't rUk a do!-;
lar of that money In 1
SDPculatlon. He is a
youriR man w ith a
ise old head on him."
Youtitf Mr. fol ill tad len living
for ai-vcral jeai on an inroine from
that uur. 1 had lived quirtly and
i oi.hervativi ly. 1! ua a man of,
He was Just the man to invest ha'f
advertise in tin- pap'Ts. r.nd th-y didn't
nend him the circular that insured in
vestors 100 per cent prcrit. In a resta.i-'
rant one evening tie Lerd one lijan
whisper It to ano'her.
He found the her.dQuartrrs ;f the
i (uiip:.ny aftr iuito a searth. a;id ir.
vrsled l".0oit. Six v,-.'it.- latr-r t!i"
Federal authorities h.d tho snit.dlcrb
Thure were other things the ouite ,
ar.d coiibt Tvative jo'ii.;.' man went into '
i in ins iinai.c'ai io. a:i-J ,t; t!:e i oursa
r iMlilion dolt am in real etat and cf a year he dropped a fifth uf i U for
v;ut y'ur to Bee 11 oouui'- in uiue. t!iue.
Ill this ease It did not compel Mr. j In each and every case his acumen
folvitle to 9rk a more aristocratic and loic were right. He would have
.u..rler to li.e in his tip;-. d:d not In- made instead of lost K bo and so
i i-i-m-i' he did in t seek to cut a dash .hadn't stepped in. No. it was no fault
In any diri i tlon. He continued to be of fci. Th wisest brokers and bauk
i. j:iet, leserved younp timn. appar- ers had ben rsu.uht.
i x ti.v entirely ,iti!tied with the world j He had lost JImu.o'iO, but he knew a
;.' larre And that wus where he de- : way to get It all bark and as much
c M 'l hi. fr.ends 'more with It. Q:ii'kly very quickly
lie t'.erd tt whispered one day that - a company of capitalists haC bought
i. it was (toi'ut to june.p 20 cents a up a blf. tract of lar.d in the West
1 -1 -1: I . irs'v.K to the vprs in Kurope. through whi?h a river ran. It was a
j.. lave-fK $'JC ri'io and wh 'at took a Ko'.den river. Its bed was paved by
i u.'iieii drct of 1." cents J uacvots. When the w aters had ben
'r ( ci vil; w is botrtewhat aMon-i turned aside those nutfpets could be
Is h..J il. thifins hid not ccmo out us. shoveled into empty sugar barrels.
DlvMenfls? Ore ttiousand per cent at
the v?ry h'ast. and then tlire would
be a ;!:kinj.'. ftiTirl left to buy a moun
tain )f radium somewhere.
The information reached Mr. Col
vil'.e like a whisper. He didn't know'
where the headiu?rters of tiie com-
par.y was withiii li'.e miles, and he (
found li!rise!f very nervous for fear 1
the entire rtock wotitd be t;;ka be- '
fore he could offer 1. is money. j
At 1 o'clock on a certain Saturday j
afternoon, as Mr. ColviP.e sat ir. the!
parlor of his bachelor apartment, his j
val-'t announced: t
"A young woman to see you, sir, I
and she won't fMve her nam'?." !
"Why won't the?" was saked. 1
"Hunuo, sir. Women are queer
"You said that I was bi:sy, d;d you?'' ',
"The busiest day you have had for I
10 years, fir." I
"But she wouldn't go awav?" j
"No, sir." " I
"Is the wild-eyed and excited?"
j "No. sir. I should say she was ;
; calm as a lake. I mean a small lak j i
; sheltered by trees."
"You asked her to state her busi- j
Iness?" , !
"I did. and she said it was none of 1
"We'll, you may admit her."
The caller was a girl of 20, and Mr.
Colvili" at once re otnizej her as a
stenographer he had seen in the of
fice of the Honduras Hunana Company
cn one of his ca!l3. Her attitude was
timid, and there was a bit of tremble been made a victim in several ewlnd
10 her voice !.:he said. les, and that a grand coup is now mak-
"I know you to be a bachelor, and : ins; ready apainst you."
that this is unconventional, but " Mr. Colville, stiffened. He had lost
"Jibe has lost her place and w ants ' money, but he had kept the matter ee-
.LI. SORTS OF srii EM KS APPEALED TO COLVILLB.
rr.e to help he.- to another," caid Mr. . cret. He had a dirn suopicion t!ii he
Colviile to iiirtseif. had been duped, but he didn't "--ant
"Hut there are a few things I felt it that suspicion confirmed. He wanted
my duty to toll you." to keep right on thinking he was a
Mr. ( olvilie bowed.
"I happened to know that you have
1 "Every dollar you put
Golden River scheme you will lose. As '
a stockholder you may be Indicted
with others for swindling. j
"Miss-er-MisB, this is very strange i
talk," said the tinanciar. j
"Miss Bird, sir. Yes. rather strange. ;
hut I realize that you were being
played for a hayseed."
Mr. Colvllle's face went as red as j
"1 can tell you of eight different
swindles that have been worked
against you. These things came to i
the knowledge of stenographers, and j
sometimes they get a rake-off. My
percent of the swindles on you have j
amounted to $500." j
Mr. Colviile turned pale this time
and sat staring at the girl as the1
went on. !
"You can go to the tailor and order i
a suit of clothes, but beyond that you i
are no financier. You haven't been
as sharp as the average Cnele Rube." ,
"Young v.oman- .Miss Ilird-!"
"You never even asked what S;a:;
that Irrigation ditrh was to be dug in!
They would have been too glad to seli
you stock at In cents, but. you offered j
60 and paid 70!" j
Mr. Colviile blinked end hitched
"That Ice brsiness. They couldn't
e' g.-t a farmer, a preacher or a
v. ow in on that. I believe you an
thfl only flat they got!"
More blinking and wriscsl'nsj.
"Before you took that llyQr in wheat
had you heard thit the European crop
was the 1,cb! for years, ano -rise vtir
speculators ttcrit looking for a drop
instead cf .. rise?"
Mr. Solviile opened his mouth, but
shut it aain beforo a word had slip
"Not satisfied with trimming you for
a good round sum," continued Miss
Bird, "the swindlers are going to make
a killing this time. They want every
dollar you've got."
"Thi3 is is nuer talk. Miss Bird,"
said Mr. ColvJIle after a gasp.
"But It's straight talk."
"But way should you you V
"Why should I come here to tell you
these things? Because I think you
need a guardian ! "
Mr. Colviile looked at her In a pui-
"And you can't gt one too soon!"
With that ti:e v.ai one. it was
half an hour later, and after some
heavy th'i hit,,T, the financier called to
"O, Thor.ias, have ynij ever had rea
son to thi.-ik ni an irresponsible rer
; "' -I shouldn't lll:e to say, cir "
! "Well, do you think I'd be bc-tt3
ofT with a wife'.'"
' "Certainly, sir."
"A wire like, the young woman that
" Jurt l:l-:e her. -,lr."
"lir;;! Thomas. I think you are right
! I I hall u'-i; for her Ivitid v jth'n 3
month. 1 t! i!:h 11 be a good la
, ve. t mint at rar! "
jthoion'.ew Jeremiah Fare, brother, a de
Ueetive. Carl Nice: Kred Hull, cousin
i to Mrs. Roderick Y'ork, Eugene Camp
! bell : Mrs. Roderick Y"ork, know n as
'i '. in5 ilas of the Milan high
t- !-."i ..:vc its play, "The Masonic
1. '..' Friday o't.ing at the town
1 . '. I'w i scat in the hall was sold
ni! k'i s'andinc room. A sum of
I 'tween f'.o and $T' was realized.
1'i- play was etj interestiui; and
i i,!, i'a r did t eniarkaldy well. Miss
A! Kit'jold deserves much ctvdit
labor and management for 'ii-
BVlinft tie iU to produce the play
i ' to short a time Th: cast of char
i ' is u;'s as follows: Roderick York,
l slot's hus.i.ind, Joel Nichols: Bar-
j Flossie, a recent college graduate and
bride of thre weeks, Fa ye Rhoadarm-'
'er: Ethel Winn, a college chum of
Flossie's. Ethel Guldenzopf; Madan;e
York, n.other of Roderick Y'ork, Ethel
;Krrt,s; I'carl Y'ork, stern, elderly sister
of Roderick Y'ork, Ijllfin Hanson; Miss
, IW'lancey Jor.es. a deaf elderly friend
o the family. Julia T. Piefeldt: Tildie
jM' formic!;, the 14-year-old ward of
; Miss Pdancy Jone s. Emma Nice.
: Between acts, Miss Elizabeth Mae
: Johnston of Milan rendered a bcauti
I fI voial solo, and Miss Katherine
!Ica!cd by D. D. D.
T'.-: -r ';'r.. ttir'v -jpi-r. wci'.y ; it strc thrs Jr-r" r.d wah Vrir-.
t i . i ;-r' iri -.I" i.:rl a nrj :i wy. ::.rroy rel'.ev.n that f -! ::rn
; i ' I i::.:-i,) to ti .--jtl-.tt: :r---n e e.:n.fiiia' y A : 1; butt. will prov
-, ..: i. w.-h ;(. O.S.O. i t.-.' r.;-ca t" jca.
I . ui-r.tioa ror rci-.aa. v, o rorf.ir.t that t ID r??
. r tr. ei:r - rr-r 'n nt- r.-a ;. --t r-Jfr (; :n
f- we 'tS ? .-.t .n c:- i't l-M'le fret f -ice '.c:
--c ' r.;.- il . v trrrr. r.:.i tn ; i a w- iy Vo :. .:r. i-iAft
i : 'rriT f.irjd ar.J t :ltiriy j T r I S.'ar :! .c keptr.f the n:a
i ' ' -- -' -m ' e r . wt-e ) t.s.
f ' J - C.i i.
Hurler House Pharmacy, coruer N!aetoEti and Secocd Avenue Adr.
White of Milan also rendered
The Indies' Aid society of the Milan
Preshyterian church was en'' rta!n- d
at the home of Mrs. C. H. Smith o-i
few i on Main street, and w ill hereafter hau
t die a larger line of jewelry.
Mrs. I.arine Darling of Sears spent
Fr'day at the iiomp of Mrs. G. Ring
":lh5U" t,r1' A,r-V .aige nuu.0. I The c. r. dub of the Presbyterian
were present. After the busing j church n;f, at the home of Miss Bu
Rie,;m refreshments were served. . ni,.e xi).0 Saturlay aftonoon. Games
A. 1.. CrisWell Of lOV a Falls Spent the ere t. Invert after which refrech.
Mr. aud'ra, n;s were sei ved.
Mrs. Wiliiam Barer of Coal Valley
The W. M. B. so. iety of the Milan ; j visitinir at the homo of her daugh
Methodist Episcopal church met in t.-r, Mrs. James Thompson.
regular Meeting at the horn- of Mrs.
V". L. Eddy Friday afternoon. Afler
the, business meeting refre.-lnuen's
week end with his parents,
Mrs. Ross Ciiswell.
land. Miss Helen Hazard, Donald
Vance and Miss Jean Welch, spent
Friday evening at the home of Miss
Katherine While of Milan.
The revival m-etii.gs which ate now
being held in the Mian M. E. chinch,
conducted by H. P. Dunlap. are .re
sting much interest. Mr. Dur.ian is
very' forceful in speech and has a tine
personality, wi.iih is winning hli.i
many friends. Sunday evening as
the iarzest crod to attend yet and
about 'J"i coi.fe.-sed Christ as their
Savior ar.d Iyader. The m.etir.gs will
ior.tir.ue a least to we I s lonr.
Edgar L. Khcadrmer began Sunday
ir. ci.t as right operator at the rtock
! Island depot at Milan,
j Miss l.eona fie'.: l cf .Hoik !.l:r.d
jitpent Friday a: the hoir." of Mi.-s
; Alice Rineecld.
1 V. F. Nichols has er'arp '-l h!s j- v
jtlry dc-iartLcLt iu li-'a bui'jtr sLcp
Br. V,'. E. E-idy- received word from
his old home in New Jersey that his
m; iher." v ho his been seriously ill,
Frank MeMi,-hal has moved to
M Ian from the liroderiek farm, which
baa ocfupied for the past 33 years.
Mr. ?:.-i Mrs. Frank Thomas are now
Mrs. ("narlty Ann V'aiker is visiting
at the heme of her son, William, in
I-ouis ClErk. formerly of Big Island,
has r!ur::.--! from Wisconsin, and
;-rt Sail- j'a: at the iiome of Mr.
:v.i Mrs. La.vr-n'.-e Mart 'a.
Mrs. J. K. B:rl;e:.rr.eyer's Sunday
fc-'hcrl class e.f the M. E. churca held
a e.-;:te at:u bi'.j'i sa. e a' the E. J.
K'i M's shoe ..-re Saturday.
A j-iy He k I :land crow d, com
p ".-si J of J: :' Htii.toon. James McNam
tii, iiis Lo;s Bruner, Bale New-
Notice is hereby given, that on
Tuesday, the first day of April, A. D.,
1013, an election will be held In the
city and township of Rock Island, 111.,
for the following officers, to wit:
One police magistrate.
Five assistant supervisors.
Five justices of peace.
' Places for registration and voting
I will be as follows:
! Firr'. preeiuct--413 Fourth avenue.
Second precinct -702 Second ave
Third precinct 1014 Third avenue,
i Fourth precinct 924 Ninth street.
! Fifth precinct Court house, east
Si.vth precinct 1434 Seventh ave-
1 Seventh precinct 1101 Fifteenth
I Eighth precinct 1314 Third avenue,
i Ninth precinct Trinity Parish
j house. Nineteenth stre t and Sixth
I Tenth preciuct Hote house on
Eleventh precinct Schinid's gro
cery store, 823 Twentieth street.
Twelfth precinct Twenty-sixth
street, between Sixth and Seventn"
Thirteenth precinct 709 Twenty
Fourteenth precinct -30.12 Fifth
Fifteenth precinct Peterson's car
penter shop, 010 Forty fifth strftt.
Sixteenth precinct 1340 Thirty
Seventeenth precinct 1331 Thirti
Dated at Rock Island. 111., March 6,
SHIRLEY D. FOL.SOM,
M. T. Ill DO REN,
City Clerk of Rock Island. III. (Adv.)
Z " "s.
"Widows." K;.;d the observing ii.'tn.
"are very attractive, but nhout a wid
ower fhT. is always soinerhinir tin
canny, something almost clammy I
mean, of course, frotn the matrUqor.ial
point of view.
"I know a widower Vb Ui tMuklufi
of ninrrj li i.p'ln. He thiVi-'iit be'U
bronch the matter delicately the other
luorniag to bin little daf.is,iiter, m't hi;
" Ab. my dear, how I did love your
"But the Utile girl save t.ia a u-
picio-:-; ! o!r m;i si ;; ipi! :
v -, , hol -l; pHim.'"
Pol!;;-1 never k.uMv sm h ;l citinrrel
ri'ht IMIf the ,;,,. sh-' isn't on
'"'ak!S, 'rt:! .viUi h.r own con
toiencr. pl.'ihuje'pliin I.d-r
The epiichist. and easiest way to
open i;f your mucus logged h-ad and
free the throat from Catarrhal secre
tions is to breathe Booth's II YO.MEi.
Don't waste time with lmpoasiiU
methous; H YO.MEI has ended the mis
ery r,f Catarrh for thousands of de
spairing suff'.-rers; it will do the samu
for you if j ob wlil it fair UiaJ
- JtiKt ttrwit nr. tt Trt CatarrH
j ftcruis and uiLuMutt CXrra. A HTO-
MEO outfit -which includes inhaler, 1.
Separate bottles, if afterwards need
ed, 50c. at Thomas Drug company and
pharmacists everywhere. Just breathy
it no stomach dosing. (Adv.)