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THE ROCK INLAND ARGUS, FRIDAY. APR1"L i. 1913.
GAY LIFE OF CITY
FALL THROUGH THE DANCE
Spend N'flt in Jail Cell and in Tear
Plead to Co Back to the
rat Lyons, Iowa, to seek her fortune In
i the cii . l-i eile Mercer, aged 21, struck
' gui from Geneseo to make a name for
hrseir two weeks ago. The girls met
iii Rock Island. Trusting parents re
' reived letters telling of the good Jobs
!i.ih had been secured, and did not
s.is.ie t the true state of affairs. The
Country Ma'ds After Plunge girls had been rooming at a hotel on
Into Vortex of Pleasure Walk ; "nd avnu'- DUt n moT to
.. pav heir room rent, were forced to go
Streets Penniless. bM icto the Btreet. Last night they
spoilt their last money, -with the excep
tion of a dime, to ee a yauderli!"
show. Leaving the bright lights and
Kayety of the theatre, they stepped
out into the gloomy streets, and were
face to face with the problem of flnd
i inc a place to sleep.
WEEP r" COIHT.
j Visaing a danoe hall, they met a
I male friend, who offered to get them
ia I'im in a cheap lodging house, but
j aftT one glance at the barren quar
ters, they revolted at the thought of
' su :i squalor, and again sought the
'Mr-- The police, who had been fol
lowing tbMr movements, mistook them
' for common women of the streets, and
' catching them In a baloon, brought
trira 'o the sta'ion. where they spent
i!i- nU-:.: behind the bars,
i-:t k of the false gayety of the city.
Hi 1; ' t!i false gayety of the city,
!n"-ai for m'-rcy In police court. "Don't
" i! o ir parents, for it will break their
lif;i-T3." thev sobbed. "Please let us
co home and we will always do right,
Ixm't send us to Jail."
A t'- fine was suspended over their
Tb old Ft' ry r f the mn'h that flew
too !o!e to tt.e flame wan exemplified
lien ni'jrr.'.Ti wh'-n two country pir:s
vo.ind up a lot round of ctv pleasure
I y facing the Jti'ipe In police court.
( ( rn :ik ' Ko k Inland two weet? nun
i'b p.-r:y of money ud-1 with a firm
retu.; to i"-' ire 'U'v 1 5 1 y so;u)it
pii-a.-urc a' "!' j . i . 1 , il..m halls al'"r
MKh'fall. H"i- i n.' t w i'li e il an
Minutes and la!tiii (if tj,.- easiest
w;y .fT nit'!." after i.itb' of tay
r-v ir in loi-a! r V - aii'l w.w rooms
1 1 courrrv maids forgot all at'out the
v.orii ! 'ie !( ureii. at.ij as 11 result
foinirl ili n.sfivcw p tiii.l..st. at.d Hi-
ut a place to lay their heads.
IjiHt ninht thev walked the streelR
wi-h ot.lv in .et'H oetween them and h'adK a!" ,hpv were liberated, sad
s'iirat.on, hoping against hope. to. ! d"r Btlt wir for th'T experiences.
ti:-'t hormone who would give them J Bids
money enough for a room. Along to- Bj(8 wjn be recelved at mavor-B
warn mldnU-ht they s--pi'd :nto the ofl (,,. unU1 10 a m April 19 ln for
l ack door of a saloon and were arrest- twc, two-horse garbage wagons and
d by the pol.ee, two minutes later. otlP Btroe? flu.sher. bidders to furnish
iihi-.u op the kahm. specifications. H. M. SCH RIVER.
ROBBERS SMASH i
Grocery of L. C. Pfoh and 0. K.
Meat Market Burglarized
During the Night.
A. robber visited the L. C. Pfoh j
grocery store. 100 Third avenue, j
smashed In the entire front window, 1
and walking boldly Into the store.
rifled the cash register. The sum of ;
$4.65 vat obtained In cash together
with sever&lg orders for food signed !
by the county poormaster, which the ;
yeggman probably mistook for checks. .
The proprietor discovered the robbery !
at 7:45 this morning, when he visited !
his establishment to open it up for ,
the day. !
The O. K. meat market, located at i
2500 Fifth avenue, was also burglar- I
lzed last night. Here the front glass j
w as caved in with a brick and a quan- :
tity of provisions taken from the win- ;
dew. including two hams and a side j
of bacon. The robbery was discov- j
ered at 6 o'c'ock this morning. In
both instances the police were notified.
Mary Tracy, airl lii. left her parents (
Mayor of Rock Island. Adv.)
Clothes Are Judged
By the Shape
If a, coat is honestly made it
will hold its shape long after
the price is forgotten. Our
tailors build their garment so
good that should a coat front show
the Intuit nign of cnr'.lng. we pre
fer to h?e it returned rather than
retained. Your spriLg suit will be
of honest construction if ordered
Pay us $22 to $40.
In regard to the story relating to .
the arrest of Dwlght Elliott as appear-'
ing In last night's Argus, it was er-
! roneously 6tate.d that the dance at
which the trouble occurred, was held
! at Turner hall. Elliott started the dis
turbance at the Armory hall dance,
; Turner hall being darkened all Wed
nesday evening. According to the po
lice, Elliott had been drinking heav
1 11 y and became involved in a heated ;
t argument. Leaving Armory hall, he
vas arrested in the alley back of Tur- ;
tier hall. He told Night Sergeant
. Bltuer that he had secured the gun ;
fcr his wife, as a matter of protection. ,
Exclusive Local Dealer in Fine
Clothes Tailored to Order 4 by
Ed. V. Price & Co., Chicago
1 7AK1 1 r
ELO TRIG LIGHT
Light for all your buildings at any hour of the day or night.
No danT of fitrs or explosions from lamp or lanterns. No lamps to
clean and fill. And with all its advantages
Electric Light Is Not Expensive
Burning all 50 lights of this system for 5 hours would
only cost about 1 0 cents (or fuel
oils. You would seldom bum all
lights at once hence thii low cost would be
much irouced. Lei us give you full pwtio
uUrs-VA tue lot Catalog No.C DllZt
Fairbanks,Morse & Co.
900 S. Wabaah Ave. Chicago, 111.
SO Li (hi.
M. & K. NEW CORSET i
DEPARTMENT IS AT
Ladies Are Delighted With Celebrated
Madame Irene Corset Expert Fit
ter to Fit Every Pair Before
, Leaving the Shop.
The M. & K. corset department is
attracting wide attention. The ladies
in the trl-cities are delighted with the ,
new .Madame Irene corset which is '
recognized by all good dressers as the
nic.st celebrated corset made. It wil. 1
no longer be necessary for the lovers
o' this corset to go to Chicago to get '
fitted, as we are carrying a complete '
line in all the various styles, made ,
in the various materials, and are pre
pared to fit absolutely perfectly any :
fU'ur, no matter how large or small. '
Madame Irene corsets sell from $5 up.
We are also showing a comple-e line
of popular price corsets, selling at i
?! to $3. j
We direct especial attention to the
Krolaset front lace corset made in
pldiii and fancy materials, all sizs,
lor slender or stout figures, price $3.50
t ) $10.
Also the very popular Bienjolie front
l:-cc- corset for medium and stout fig
uies. made in plain and fancy mate
rals. price $.r. and $8. This corset is ;
m ry popular In the east and has never
brf-n shown in the tri-cities. neither,
liiib the Krolaset end the M. (c K. are
th" only t-tort- s-howir.g them.
We are also showing a complete line
' of Nemo elast ic-curve-ba k reducing
i ci rsets for stout figures. i
We cordially invite the ladies of thp i
! tri-cities to visit our new corset de
parinien'. as veil as underwear and
l hi siery departments, as we are po:-i-jt'.e
tliat not only are we prepared to
jstrve them satisfactorily, but the r-a-Koiable
prices ought to be an attrac
1 tii ti as w ell.
I 1'lease bear in mind that the M. &
I K are the only store in the tri-cities
! en, ploying an expert corsetiere.
CLEAR THE WAY
Small sums saved consistently build homes; they
make possible the attainment of a thousand and one
desires and plans.
Things really worth while are won by the savings
Many persons save on incomes less than yours.
Your savings at the German Trust & Savings bank
earn four per cent, compound interest.
German Trust & Savings Bank
ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS
Colored Man Dies. !
Touis Motley, a well known colored
resident of the city, died last evening
ar 11:15 at his residence, 5112 Thir
teenth street. Heath was due to pneti
! monla from which he had Buffered for ,
about a week. i
The deceased was born in Lincoln j
county, Missouri, about 40 years ago..
He was united in marriage Aug. 7.
101, to Miss Iena Hawkins at lxuisi- j
ura. Pike county. Missouri. About 10 j
years ago the family moved to Rock ;
Island For some time he ha served
as butler at the residence of Hon. E.
W. Hurst acd was well regarded.
There survives one daughter. Mrs.
Louise Davidson of this city and one
sitter, Mrs. Emma Wallace of Bowling
Green. Ky. The funeral will be held
Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the
house. The remains will be taken to
Bowling Green for Interment.
m m w ?m n m-m 5 if if i ; 15
if !3iiiiilrfiTti?l Pfr m $ Mfawwiikih sii m
I w m 1 i mm lift 1 li frfi
I if- Hit e
11' I '!
I If, Young Men s Caps (
1 1! 50cto$2 BfeiM
ill if h::ii -
'hit 11, i
Look to the S.&L. for larger as
sortments and better values
Slip on Coats
$5 to $25
SIMON & LANDAUER
Corner Second and Harrison, Davenport, la.
OU can't sacrifice qual
ity for price when you buy here.
Every article is bought here on a qual
ity basis it's the dominant feature of
our merchandise the price follows.
WONDEREUL sh owing of Men's and Young
Men's Suits Here are the correct togs from the finest
designers and makers in the country. See the new black and
whites in stripes and checks, the rich grays, tans and blues.
The variety is larger than we've, ever shown. The prices
range from $12.50 to $38. Special showing, $18, $22.50,
Well set a new mark for value-giving with the Marvel
Suits One glance at these suits at $15
will show their superiority
r 1 in 1
il'! 1 ',:!
Ucal Lodge Installs.
I'cal lodge No. 60S, I. O.O. F.. met
last evening and installed otf.ters. I ."
was the first session of the iodue
in the new Odd Fellow buiiding. Those
Noble Grand Albert Cook.
Vice Grand J. W. Johnson.
Record Secretary William Gulden
zopf. Financial Secretary' S. R. Wright.
Treasurer Jonas Bear.
Trustees P. J. Woodin. W. J.
Gahagen, Gustav Thierman and Frank
I At High School
the best speakers at the tri-city pre
! liminaries, will fill up the team. Cecil
Koch, who was to have spoken sec
ond on the local side, will probably
be shifted to the end, while the de
hater to take Eklund's place will b!
socond speaker. Israel Goldman la this
first speaker for the local.
All the news all the time The
The local high school debating team. ;
I which Is to argue the advisability of j
I adopting the initiative and referen-1
diim in the United States at Dubinin?,
Iowa, April 11, w ill in all probability ;
be sadly crippled. Lamed Eklund,
captain of the team, is troubled with
an ulcerated tooth, and it is thought
that he will not be in condition to
captain the local team at the I)jbu)ue
Kock Island debate, a week from to
day. Just who will take his place
on the team is not known, but prob
ably Donald Vance, who was one of
Larceny Case Continued.
The case of Mrs. Ada Shannon,
charged with larceny, was brought up
for hearing in Justice C. J. Schroeder's
court yesterday afternoon, and con
tinued "until April 4. a bond of $500
being furnished. Mrs. Jennie Smith,
the complainant, alleges that Mrs.
Shannon took a pocketbook containing
$S5 from her home last Wednesday af
ternoon and then went to Moline.
Attorney B. F. Schriver appeared for
Glad to Give Estimates.
Mr. Lamp, the plumber, will be glad j
' to giTe you estimates on your plumb- i
j ing. hot water, steam and vacuum ;
beating. Telephone West 3. Lamp 1
Plumbing shop, 619 Seventeenth .
, street. (Adv.)
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver j
Table's are safe, sure and reliable.
and have been praised by thousands of i
women who have been restored to
health through their gentl- a:d and i
-ura'ive properties. Sold by all drug- ,
' C'ots. (Adv.) i
Cleanser guar- I
anteed to be as gool as others I'
sold at twice the price. E
Look fertha f4flmo I
WE ADVERTISE FACTS
FOOT W EAR
which you should surely sec before you buy.
There's a reason. You'll understand it when you
Women's sho -a wrfh the new low- heels in" tan,
dull leather a;.d T 1
patent colt $tas4i3)
Women's twoMrap pumps and button oxfords in
white, tan, puru and dull ST? j
leathers 5 4t t2
Men's t hoes in tan and dull leathers, button end
1,1'icher, built on the newest laet.-s,
Pricstcr-Hickcy Shoe Co.
Harper House Block. Rock Island