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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 1913.
HEW COURSE AT
Board of Directors at Angus
tana Discuss Manual Train
RAISE IS GIVEN CONRAD
ections In the county court with a
view of knocking oat the present ordinance.
Physical Director Will Be Placed
Charge of Work if It la
That a manual training department
may be added to the curriculnm of
Augustana college is a possibility.
The matter was thoroughly consider
ed last evening at a meeting of the
board of directors which was in ses
sion until 1 o'clock this morning.
The question of the establishment
of a manual artB course has been un
der consideration for some time. It
was finally determined to refer the
matter to the executive committee to
work out the details of the plans.
It was determined that if the depart
ment was established. Prof. Hoy Con
rad, physical director at the institu
tion, would be placed in charge of iL
He was granted an increase In sal
ary with the understanding that if
the new department was not added to
the course, he would assist in the
mathematics department. Prof. Con
rad has been with Augustan a for a
year and has proven very efficient in
his work, lie has stimulated remark
able interest in athletics and has pro
duced an excellent, basketball five, a
good baseball team and a fair track
team for the first year. lie has re
ceived an excellent offer from Earl
ham college from which school he
KFiTtl teach tnis.
It was dmdded that the teachers
who have been 'doing special work at
the school should be retained. Among
them are Prof. Lewis Canterbury,
Miss Kffle Johnson and Mlns Lillle
Cervin of the conservatory, and Prof.
A. A. Milton and Minn Hannah An
derson of the business college.
The question of a new seminary dor
mitory was taken up but final action
was deferred until the annual meet
ing In July.
REPORTED WELL KEPT
Praise is given the management
of the Watertown asylum in the latest
report of the board of visitors to the
charities commission, which follows:
To the Charities Commission,
Tuesday, April 2. The board of vis
itors to the state hospital at Water
town met at the institution. All mem
We made visitation through a num
ber of the wards and Baw as to the
condition of many of the patients at
the request of their friends. We
found few complaints, none on account
of treatment, nothing but the longing
for home and sight of friends, disturbs
the mildest and most sane class and
to them the reason of their confine
ment is always a mystery.
The grotmds were in a most excel
lent condition with no litter, dirt or
rubbish of any sort In sight.
The ground is still vacant on which
the amusement building which the
general assembly two years ago made
appropriation, is to be located.
The statistics for the month of
Admission Males, 15; female, 2.
Discharged Males, 40; females,
34. Total. 74.
Dc-aths Males, 8; female, 1. To
Census Males, 815; female, 672.
J. W. SIMONSON. Pres.
W. C. GALLOWAY. Secy.
MRS. G. H. UUNTOON.
NEWLAND ONE OF
Win Deliver Address During
Memorial Exercises at the
TO FIGHT PAVING
Improvement of Fourteenth
North of Ninth Avenue Will
Rev. T. E. Newland. pastor of the
First Methodist church, has been se
lected as one of the Memorial day
speakers this year. He will be heard
at the court bouse in the morning.
The speaker at the cemetery in the
afternoon has not been chosen, but
will be announced shortly. The pro
gram will follow those of past years
in its general features, with parade
and exercises at the soldiers' monu
ment in the forenoon and the strew
ing of flowers with further exercises
at the cemetery in the afternoon. Pat
riotic and military organisations will
In Moline Rev. J. E. Connor, pastor
of the First Methodist church of that
city, has been named as chief speaker
of the day.
Fourteenth street property owners
between Third and Ninth avenues held
a meeting lu-st night to make an-ane-inentd
to llht the improvement as
provided for tu the ordinance recently
adopted by the city ounnision. A
Hcore or more of them assembled at
the hnnio of Ltaiiiol Thomas, 820 Four
teenth Btreet. C. Kinfi lilt was chosen I
chairman; Freeman Nye, s-cretary,
and hri.silau llubbe, treasurer. J. W. 1
Maucker. engaged as attorney, was ,
prvsent to consult wiUi the owners as
to the course of procedure. j
Objections are based on several '
grounds, the chief one being that of
cot, which is a trifle over $5 pT front ,
foot, acfordinp to the engineer's esti
mate. Some aino object to the dwis- i
ion against widening the street be-1
tween Eighth and Ninth avenues, and j
others want provision for water mains
and catch basins Inserted.
A resolution was adopted to file ob-
Bad Case of Stomach Trouble
Wholly Restored by
"I feel like
i new person.
1 have no
jdon't belch up
gas, can eat
i hurting me. I
want to be
.'X. ii working all
f:,;:j the time. I
V VI LA C.
see me now
Mr. Wilson Robinson,
and saw me two months ago seem as
tonished. I tell them Peruna did it. I
will aay It ia the only remedy for
rprisg and all other ailments."
Dyspepsia and Constipation.
Helen A. Max field. M. D., Lyman.
"As to the merits of Peruna, too
mnch cannot be said.
"I am 60 years old and have Jnst
found oat a medicine that U a great
improvement to my health. I have suf
fered for years with dyspepsia and con
stipation. The use of Peruna two
weeks only has given me great relief"
Persons who object to liquid medi
cines can now obtain Peruna Tablets.
Figured shirting and
wad sting madras mill
lengths, 18c quality, a
yard 7 c
THE FIVE BIG M'S
Toile Du Nord ging
hams mill lengths, plain
checked, striped, 12lAc
values, a yard 7c
MAY MERCHANDISE MOVEMENT
( Advertise menta )
Buy a borne or Reid Bros.
For express, call William Trefa,
Trl-Clty Towel Supply company.
Bluebird pins at J. Ramser's Sons'.
Independent Express Co. West 98L
Bracelet watches at J. Ramser's
Kerler Rug company for vacuum
cleaning and rug-making.
Have you seen the lucky bluebird
pins at J. Ramser's Sons'?
Diamonds are on the jump. Tou car
buy one right at J. Ramser's Sons'.
Coin purses, vanity bags, fancy
b ather bags, at J. Ramser's Sons'.
The Caw, Moore and Waterman
fountain pens at J. Ramser's Sons.'
Our B. 13, serge at $33 Is the best
value ever offered. J. B. Zlmmer's
Six per cent farm mortgages. IJtten
Roberta. People's National bank
Coal, coal. coal. The Rock Island
Fuel company will deliver to yon all
the best grades of hard, and soft coal
Collins & Hammerick are ready to
give osti males and do all kinds of
carpenter work. Shop location 1208
i Eighth avenue. Phone west 790.
Mueller Lumber company win en
able you to buiid a fine hou&e or barn
out of the choicest select lumber and
you will be surprised and yet pleased
I to learn the low prices they are mak
j The Rock Island Lumber and Manu
I factoring company, lumber and bulld
! Ing material for ail purposes, houses,
! barns, granaries. We will give you an
i opportunity to sav a big per cent. Let
us be of service to you.
! Choose your wall paper from our
. exquisite stock of new and handsome
I patterns. We take pride in having it
; put on with neatness and dispatch at
low prices. P. J. Lee. 1203 Third ave
nue. Souders Laundering company at 60V
603 Twelfth street. This laundry If
equipped with the very latest modern
machinery, turning out work that la
! not surpassed by any laundry la the
Kain ft Reinhardt cigar store still
takes the lead. Most liberally patron
ized. Everything In tobacco, cigars
and smokers' supplies. Man is never
better satisfied than when kzsoking
their choice brands. '
Math's bakery ana confectionery
store, the finest la lb trt-cmes.
Bread, cakes, pies, cookies and hot
rolls. They can't be beat. Most peo
ple say they are superior to any home
taking. Let them serve you.
Electric and Revero, a seamless.
rircutar braided hose in lengths of
500 feet and more. This hose is ac
knowledged to be the best hose made
and has many advantages over the
old style duck wrapped note. CaUj
Embroidered . Swiss
Flouncing s 27 inches
wide, worth 50c at
a yard 12c
The response to the announcement of the big
May Sale was instant and widespread. The many thousands
? of. dollars worth of choice merchandise of all lands, in practically every de
"f partment. which must be moved, make low prices the rule in this sale and
- our public are prompt to take full advantage of the opportunity.
. We often hoar the remark "it pays to read the McCabe advertise
'. merits," so it does, and none more than those of the big May Sales.
lVzc a yard for a
choice lot o f headings
and embroidery in
sertions, 1 l2C, yes 1 xic
In Addition toXhe Wonderful
May Sale Bargains, in the Coat
and Suit Section
We -will sell aboat 30 of the hand
somest suits, of the season, styles are the
very latest, ideas most novel, designing
and workmanship way above par
Values are $20100 to $37.50, mostly
$28.00 to $37.50, take your pick make
it an early one
Waists in the
Several numbers much under
priced, these for instance:
Sheer white lawn and voile
waists, with flat collars or collar
less handsomely trimmed in all
popular colors, values up to $1.75,
while 10 dozen last, the May Sale
makes them 99c.
May Sale Items from
the Notion Section
Ideal Hair Brushes -590
10c to 20c Tooth Brhehes '70
91.25 Fountain Syringes ........ S40
Rubber Gloves 390
Four Strap Pad Hose Sup
5c pins, full count, 2 for JJ0
Belts of all kinds, 25c values.... XO0
50c values 190
$1.00 values 390
25c Back Combs and Barrettes 120
50c ones 330
75c ones 370
Bon Ami Dress Shields, only 100
75c Rubber Tourists' Cases with six
..fittings compact and com
Assorted buttons, worth to $1.00 a doz
..en for 10c and 300
Pumps, Oxfords, Colonials and
Tans. Patents, Gunmetals
From an Eastern Manufactur
er of women's fine footwear,
bought especially for this May
All sizes in the assortment,
regular $3.00 and $3.50 values,
choice of the lot, 01 OQ
CHILDREN'S SHOES, sizes up
8iT2.?. .69c 4 49c
Buy Your Potted Plants During the
Thursday and Friday at 9 :30 o'clock 200 assorted potted
J plants each day, at
3 Rare Values from the May Sale of Women s and Children's Hosiery
Women's fast black, fine ribbed hose,
strong heel and toes, 15c val- C
ues at half, 2 pairs for IOC
Women's black lisle hose, double gar
ter top, double aoles, 35o 4 Q
quality, at a pair XC
Chlldrens black ribbed "Wunder-
hose" made for hard wear,
sizes 5 to 8 25c ones, a pal X OC
Burnt Orange Is one of the bright color notes
in this season's millinery.
See It here en a Black Hemp hat In the new
Mushroom or Poke shaape with a fold of black
moire, a saucy little bow of the same ribbon
and a dashing feather of vivid burnt orange
standing upright. It is very smart and ef
fective. This combination was quite In evidence at
last week's Eastern indoor Horse Show.
Bright blue, Paddy Green, Citron and bright
Lavender colors are also being prominently
worn at the fashion centers of the East.
Bulgarian combinations are in less urgent
request as the warmer days appreaoh Shapes
still run to Hemps, Milan, Leghorn and Pan
amas, and the new models are added to our
assortment as rapidly fashion decrees au
thoritative styles. Something new every time
you come and we are showing many millinery
bargains, just now, which' are attracting raoit
unusual , attention.
Yard Wide Unbleached Muslin, Good 8c Value, at a yard 4c
Factory menders of regular
$1.00, $1.50 and $2.00 Gloves
m black only, sizes 5J4 and 6 o.
Some May Sale
SUGAR AND CREAM
Crystal Glass sugar and cream sets,
large cut star and etched grape de
sign, usually sold at 50c, Thursday,
if 120 sets last, (no telephone orders
filled). -I Q
a set X J
LUNCH AND SHOPPING
About 75 beautiful woven reed and
fancy straw backets used for shop
ping and picnic lunches, large variety
sizes and" values up to $1.25, -jQ
Thursday, choice xOC
Good quality four sewed house
brooms with smooth hardwood han
dle, (one to a customer, and no tele
phone orders filled), A
White glazed earthern combinets,
with bale and cover, 75c value,
Ladies Underwear Bargains Thurs
day Any that are left from Thursday's selling will be closed
Vests and Pants Slightly soiled and odd garments, 50c
values, all sizes, and several styles in the lot, rtA
excellent values for Thursday, only aC
$1.25 Union Suits, in fine weave bleached cotton, lace
trimmed, sizes 4-5-6, .$1.25 value
for 4 DC
$2.00 fine mercerized lisle union suits, about 3 dozen gar
ments which were used for display purposes, d4 Of
slightly soiled, all regular sizes, Thursday ..)x3
50 dozen Jersey Hbbed vesta, an excellent 4 f
15c quality, all regular sizes, Thursday XvIC
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Real Leather Handbags in new fashionable shapes
small, wanted size, strap handles $100 values - - - 25c
Side Pleated jabots of plain
lawn and lace trimmed, 50c
values, each 1 Oc
May Sale of Ribbons
98c values in striped
gros grain ribbons,
several color combina-
ions, 9 inches
wide, a ya
32c values in plain col
ored taffetas and Bul
oarian ribbons, 5
inches wide, at
a yard .
Who Wants lAattresses at Pronounced
"Whoever does, buy them in this May Sale
Most pronounced indeed are the savings on the surplus stock of high
grade matrresses we secured from the Tri-City Mattress Co., when they
were forced to suddenly vacate their factory Here are Cotton Top mat
tresses, the $3.00 kind for $2.25. Reversible worth $4.00, now for
$3.10. Fine combinations with art ticking and roll edge, $6.00 values
for $49, an all felt msMress for $5.69, better ones, the $8.75 kind for
.6.75, $9.75 val uea for $7.69, $10.50 for $7.89,
and the $16.50 ones for $11.95.
These savings warrant
3 May Sale Shirt Bar
Men's Negligee shirts in Mad re and percale, neat
stripes and figured effects, in light and dark pat
terns, laundersd and soft cuffs, 50c and QQ
75c values, all sizes, choice 3C
Diamond Brand Coat Shirts, guaranteed not to fade,
nsat stripe effects, all new, Spring CO
patterns, special OiC
E & W Brand Shirt Coat styls, laundered cuffs
attached, every pattern In the lot is new, they are
equal to most $1.50 values, all sizes QQ
May Sale price OtJC
The May Sale is a good time to byy:
18-inch Switches only
$2.60 Hair Switches at
$3.25 Wsvy Switches
$6.00 Wavy Switches 30 inches
Biq Savings in the May Sale on
Trunks, Bags and Suit Cases.
Every article in this department
especially priced for this sale.
These May Sale Prices on WooJ Dress
Goods Will Attract Instant Attention
Just a hint of many sharp special values to be found in this great
Wool Challles in
dainty light Ores
den and floral de
signs, 39c val
ues, a yd.
Fabrics in neat line
tripes and checks,
all $1j0O val
ues, a yd.
54-inch Suitings in
brown and blue
mixtures, $1.98 val
yard . .
and see us. Channon Sc. Dufva.
BeauUful lawn Is toe object of Jnst
pride and constant admiration. At
O'Hara's feed store is the place to buy
the choicest Kentucky blue grass seed
at 20c per pound; mixed lawn grass
eaed 15c per Douad; iMu clover aeed
50c per pound. T. S. O'Hara. 1420
Don't Miss the Mississippi.
Sunday afternoon. May 11, 2:30;
Sunday evening. May 11, 8:30. Two
orchestras: $10,000 dance floor. Gents,
MAKING PLANS FOR NEW
Y. M. C. A. AT GALESBURG
Plans for the starting of a campaign
for $125,000 for a new Y. M. C. A.
building at Galesburg are being formu-
50 cent; la.iiea. i5 uau. (AiUj 1 It u saixl that tha old aho-
ciation building there, which is entire
ly inadequate for the present needs
of the work, has been sold to the
Masons for $30,000. This has given
the nucleus for the fund for the new
structure. It is expected that a whirl
wind 10-day campaign will be held.
At High School.
President Hurt of Lombard college
of Galesburg spoke to the students of
the high school yesterday afternoon.
His address proved to be very in
structive to all of the student, and
tke bbuion especially appreciated iu