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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY. JUNE 24, 1913.
CITY FATHERS IN
HAND BILL EVIL
Passes Ordinance Against
BALL PARK MATTER IS UP
! o'clock for the purpose of conferring
j with the owners of the park" relative
to tne purcnase or me tract. Great
pressure has been brought to bear on
the council to hare the ground bought.
The .public does not want to see the
fine, athletic park disposed .- of for
building lots and the sentiment of the
! entire community ' has been strongly
i In favor of the city becoming the-own-
: er of the park.- At the meeting this
r-A;i. of Cncdnn ! afternoon the proposition. of the pres-
I DAT will to to 1 nPA. . anH I
some disposition made of the matter
which has been pending before the
council for some time.
VACATIONS f XIX!
The sum of $20 each was voted to
the fire chief and the chief of the po
lice department lor the payment of
the premiums on' their bonds. The
matter of annual vacations for city
employes was brought up by Commis
sioner M. T. Rudgren. He said he
The practice of scattering handbills I . . ta. n . nf,or cnmo
on the ntre-t is to be stopped. At the I ',. , . , . . .
... , , i city employes were too modest to ask
meeting of the city commission yes-; - ,.., . ,..
. ., for a vacation at pay while others
t '-relay afternoon an ordinance was ! . K,
... . , - , were bold enough to ask for them. The
passed providing for a penalty for , ,,, , . , ,, , K
, , . . ..... consensus of opin'on seemed to be
the promiscuous throwmg of sale bil s vacations were only for mem-
on the sidewalks and streets. It is , bers fire
the contention of the commissioners' .
., . ... , ... ments, the former working 24 hours
that this is one of the chief hindranc- ac(J houri Tnig
es to koepmg the streets clean and revWed for by ordinance.. The
nat and in order to remedy the evil ,,J v,,, .., ,
, , ' i eight-hour employes are therefore not
an ordinance was Introduced. I , . .
, . . ... to enjoy the time off at pay as It
Commissioner Jonas Bear explained 1 ., A ',, '
., , , , , . , . would take an ordinance to arrange
that several local merchants had op- , , . . . . .
Mayor Calls Council Together in
formal Session This Afternoon
to Discuss Proposition.'
posed the plan because of the exten
sive advertising which is done in thi3
mannr, but Commissioner Hart wink
ed his eye at the press table and re
xnurkrd that they ought to use the
newspapers anyway. .Mayor Harry
M. Schriver explained that the ordi
nance did not prohibit the distribution
of bilks at residences or stores in the
city but did cover the throwing of pa
pT in the streets and alleys. On the
vote, it was unanimously passed,
n vm:ii ti.i. ihk.
A communication was read from Al-
louj'; council. Knights of Columbus, ',
signed by T. C. Roan tree, chairman; !
M. H. S'-xton and John J. Xorinoyle, i
In which the city was urged to pur
chase the baseball park. At a recent
meeting of the council, which has a
membership of 35 monib'-rs, resolu-
tior.s were adopted unanimously in !
favor of the acquisition of the park by I
the city, to be used for baseball, pub-
lie playgrounds and other forms of!
athletic entertainment, a fee being1.
charred for the use of the tract. The
communication was received and plac
id on file.
fin the mayor's suggestion it was
d.'cidi-d to meet this afternoon at 2
it would have to apply to all.
The mayor and city . clerk were
authorized to formally enter into a
contract with the Yeggy-Don company
for a Kissel-Kar combination patrol
and ambulance for $4,000 ' and with
the American La France company of
Elmira, X. Y., for hose car and pump
for $8,500. Mayor Schriver and- Com
missioner Bear voted no on the latter
Cal Beardsley appeared before the
council in behalf of the city installing
a four inch water main to the boat
club for public use. Commission
er Bear offpred a resolution that the
main be laid and it was carried unani
mously. PAV E.XPENSF.IS.
The sum of $26 was voted Florence
Crapo and child for expenses coming
to the city to testify in the Holsapple
and Ruby Miller white slavery cases,
which did not come up in circuit
court. Florence is the star witness
for the prosecution. Commissioner
Bear raised the point that the city
ought not to pay the sum because the
city had failed to win the Holsapple
case before, but Mayor Schriver ex
plained that this is another suit and
! felt that the city ought to pay for her
coming, inasmuch as the city I
is interested. In the outcome -of the
action. The' vote . was '. 3 to 2,' Com
missioners Bear and Reynolds voting
WAXTS TO DONATE.
W. E. Bailey offered to give the
council a strip of land 30 feet wide on
Twenty-sixth street between Twelfth
nnrf Thirteenth ivomttt it tha -.it-v I
would fill up his lots on 1 Ninth - and
Tenth streets south of Eleventh ave
nue. The council took no action pend
ing an investigation.' The council
13 NEGROES ARE
NABBED IN A RAID
Police Descend Upon Third Ave
nue Besort and Wholesale
:' Arrests FoUqw. "
FOR STATE SHOOT
Ed Dunavin of Company A to
Compete in Event at Chi
Captain Ed Dunavin . and Private
Freiberg of Company A expect to
leave Thursday for Chicago where
they will compete in the annual state
regimental shoot in which all the reg
iments of the Illinois National Guards
will be represented. They will spend
Friday and Saturday practicing on
the range where they will compete in
the final shoot next Sunday.
Both Cap'ain Dunavin and Private
Freiberg have been making some good
scores of late and last Sunday the
captain secured two perfect cards at
the local range. If he continues to
keep his eye he will undoubtedly
bring home honors to Rock Island and
to Company A.
MANY STRANGERS CAUGHT
Craws Flock Into Town From as Far
as Chicago to Attend the
dragged in and taken'along. : His fine
was $50 and. costs. . . - . : , '
Mattle' Johnson and Fannie Wright
paid fines- of $5 and costs each. James
Porter, who participated in the gun
play, Mfamle Porter and Gene Morton
were fined $100 and costs each, the
fines being paid by George Walker.
Curb Light Standard Falls.
One of the curb light standards on
Twentieth street between Third and
Fourth avenues toppled over and fell
with a crash yesterday when a horse
pushed Into it. The standard was not
securely set and might have caused
considerable damage as It fell direct
ly across the walk.
The regular meeting of the board
of directors of the Y. M. C. A. will
be held at 6:30 this evening at the
Rock Island club. The meeting will
follow a dinner served in the dining
room of the club.
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets will brace up the nerves, ban
ish sick headache, prevent desponden
cy and invigorate the whole system.
Sold by all druggists. (Adv.)
The police conducted a "wholesale
raid on "Darktown" last night, as a
result of which 11 women' and two
men were caught; in the dragnet and
hauled to the police station in the
patroL A big dance was held at the
Lincoln club last night and strange
negroes flocked into town from all
over the country, some of them ar
riving from Chicago. After the hop
was over, it was one wild scene of
revelry. The merriment was halted
shortly before 1 o'clock when two ne
groes engaged in a quarrel and
brought revolvers into play. No
one was injured. The fight took place
on Third avenue near Twenty-second
street. . James Porter, one of the prin
cipals, was captured, but the other
man, alleged to have been Robert Ter
ril, made his escape.
The police descended upon a resort
located at 2217 Third avenue, shortly
after 12:30 and when admittance was
demanded at the bak door, the in
mates refused. The police threatened
to break down the door and In order
,to gain more time, a woman shouted
through the keyhole that the key was
lost and that the officers would have
to come around to the front of the
house. By that time most of the rev
elers had hidden, some of them crawl
ing under beds while others hid in
closets and piled old clothing over
' AVAR OX DISTRICT.
The police have determined to clean
out the black district and the work of
last night is only a starter.
Lizzie Ross, Anna Rogers, Bessie
Green, Kitty Daily, Edna Williams,
Dimple Morris and Maggie Jordan
were all given 20 day sentences in
th3 county jail. Jeff Davie, after the
police had taken possession of the re
sort, knocked at the door and when
Officer Furlong peeked through the
crack, whispered that "the cops were
' going to make a pinch." Jeff was
R. Kirkpatrick has arrived home
from a several days' visit with friends
and relatives at Tiskilwa, I1L:
C. Young' is planning to erect sev
eral houses to rent on Second ave
nue. Mr. and Mrs. ' John Brown of Os
borne, III., visited with relatives here
last Sunday.- ' , , - .
The most exciting baseball game of
the season was played here Sunday
afternoon when the Sherrard nine de
feated the local riine 4 to 7. The Sil
vis band was present and played.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Fry have as guests
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Phelps of. Cedar
A. Wanamaker of Chicago has ac
cepted a position here as electrical
engineer at the shops.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Walsh and Miss
Margaret Shaugnessy have returned
home from a visit at Morrison, I1L
F. Glover, formerly of Silvis, now
of Chicago, was visiting friends here.
Rev. and" Mrs. Loyal L Thompson
recently had as a guest Miss Davis
of Payson, 111.
Mrs. James Shannon was paid a
visit by her nepnew, H. Pearce of
Mrs. J. A. Johns was visiting rela
tives and friends in the tri-cities last
Mrs. C. Young Is visiting friends in
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Henderson are
expected home today from their wed
ding trip which included Chicago, Ton
ica and La Salle, 111.
Mrs. Earl Evans and children have
returned home to Moline after visit
ing friends and relatives here.
Miss De Bord's Sunday school class
of the Baptist church spent Thursday
at the Watch Tower park.
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Klebe and little
girl have arrived home from a visit
at Coal Valley with relatives.
Paul Loose has returned home
from a visit at Peoria.
F. Haddttk and family have arrived
home from a visit with relatives at
Miss Florence Wilson and mother
of Tiskilwa were guests of Mrs. Kirk
patrick last week.
Last Wednesday afternoon the mem
bers of the Baptist Ladies' Aid so
ciety and friends were entertained at
the home of Mrs. Charles Hanson.
Miss Mildred Dorraan spent part of
last week In Rock Island with friends.
Miss Olivia Carlson is clerking in
Mr. and Mrs. C. Hart have arrived
home from a visit in Kansas.
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Harper and lit
tle boy have arrived home from a visit
at Victor, Iowa.
MisS OrajRedman's Sunday school
class will spend Saturday at the
Watch Tower park. Rev. LoyaJ M.
Thompson and Mrs. Hill will be pres
A little baby has arrived at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. De Clerk of Fifth
Last Tuesday afternoon the Ken
sington club spent the day at Camp
. Walter 'Moore has recovered from
an ' injury to his left arm received
when he fell from the street car.
' Last Tuesday afternoon Mrs. James
Shannon entertained the Crescent
Embroidery and Reading club.
Miss Mildred Dorman visited at the
Bloomquist home in South Moline
part of last week.
The home bakery sale at Johnson
Brothers' grocery store under the aus
pices of the Baptist Sunday 6chool
drew a large crowd and a neat sum
TRAFFIG COP WILL
DO DUTY AT ONCE
IN SECOND AVE.
Policeman John W. Furlong As
signed to the New Street
LIST OF GOODS NEEDED
AT BETHANY HOME IN JULY
Bethany home is in need of the
following list of provisions for the
month of July, bids to be sent to
Mrs. J. W. Crandall, S35 Twenty-fifth
street, by noon Friday, July 27:
Pillsbury flour, 10 sacks; graham
flour, 3 sacks; Golden Rod coffee, 15
packages; Japan basket fired tea, 3
pounds; Postum cereal, 10 packages;
navy beans, 1 peck', head rice, 10
pounds; oatmeal, 1 dry large package;
corn flakes, 6 packages, Lima beans,
5 pounds; Searchlight matches, 1
package; corn starch, 3 packages;
Halligan's cinnamon, 10 cents worth;
ground pepper, 10 cents worth; vanilla
extract, 1 bottle; orange extract, 1
bottle; corn syrup, 6 cans; cocoa, 6
packages; noda crackers, 1 box; cook
ies, l box; 6 brooms; Carnation corn,
1 catie; tomatoes, 1 case; Dutch
Cleanser, 6 cans; Gold Dust, 3 large
cans; bacon, 10 pounds; eggs, .one
half case; lemons, 6 do2en; oranges,
4 dozen; macaroni, 10 pounds;
mild cheese, 10 pounds; corn meal, 1
sack, granulated sugar, 100 pounds.
TO ENFORCE ORDINANCES'
General Order to All Officers to, Gov
erning tha Use of the
Cabaret at zum Alten Dorf.
Enjoy your supper on the veranda
at Schuetzen park, Davenport, every
Commissioner of Police Archie Hart
announced this morning that the traf--fic
policeman will go on duty in Seo.
ond avenue between Seventeenth and
Nineteenth streets tonight, and hence
forth will be regularly assigned to
that territory between 12 o'clock noon
and 12 o'clock midnight. Policeman
John W- Furlong has been assigned
to the beat and he will patrol the mid
dle of the street in Second avenue and
occasionally may go over to Twenti
eth if circumstances warrant, but for
the most part he will be steadily in
A POPl'.AR MOVE.
The contemplated move on Commis
sioner Hart's part is one that has met
with approval ever since Its announce
ment, and it will insure proper re
spect for the ordinances in the busi
ness district in every particular.
Meanwhile the regular policemen on
all the beats have had instructions to
enforce the traffic ordinances to the
letter in all sections of the city.
Frank J. Bienke, ex-railroad man,
who resides in the sixth ward, has
been appointed to a position, on the
force to fill the vacancy made by Fur
long's switch to the new traffic work.
Bienke will be assigned a regular
beat at once.
"It cured me," or "It saved the life
of my child," are the expressions you
hear every day about Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea remedy.
This is true the world over where this
valuable remedy has been introduced.
No other medicine in use for diar
rhoea or bowel complaints has receiv
ed such general approval. The secret
of the success of Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea remedy is that
it cures. Sold by all druggists. (Adv.)
Made ii You Wish to
Purchase tin CREDIT
You Will Act Wisely
If You Buy Before
This Sale Ends
Thursday, July 3,9:30 p. m.
IF YOU have any idea o! beautifying your home with new furniture, rugs, carpets, lace curtains, draperies, etc. NOW IS THE TIME and THIS IS THE PLACE to make
your selecllons, nol only on account ol the McCabe "STANDARD OF QUALITY" but the extreme low prices prevailing during this bargain FEAST. Every article and
piece ol furniture, has the ORIGINAL selling price and also the SALE price on a yellow ticket. You can instantly note the great savings possible. The prices quoted
here and scores o2 other Bargains in these departments WILL BE IN EFFECT UNTIL THURSDAY JULY 3rd at 9:30 P. M. 8 DAYS OF REAL BARGAINS.
All Summer Furniture
3.50 All Iron Bed Springs 1.95
Another Snap one of these all iron
copper supported springs with cteel
rod edc a"d braced corners extra
heavy top, about 60 to C a $1 95
More Under priced
$17.60 Solid Oak combination book
case and writing desk $1167
$4.00 Mission style, oak umbrella
stand, very roomy, now $3 80
$5.50 Miosion Gtyle arm rockers, of
comfortable spring seat, now $3-19
$22.00 Solid Oak, mission style settee,
leather teat, now $13 39
$10.00 Solid rrahogany sewing cabinet,
conveniently arranged top,
$42.00 Golden Cak, or Early Englin
buffet, 8-foot extension, 54-Inch tops,
now 23 6S
$49.00 Solid Oak b ed davenports
brown Spanish Chase leather covering,
$41.00 Satin bras bed, 14 f.liers, solid
brsss, square cross reds.
Siip Seated D'ming Chairs
Here's a snap In a high grads
solid 03k, box seated dining chair,
in golden' or fumed finish, witl
brown leather seats. You can' af
ford a set, when you pay
You will want
one of these
racks, for your
library or bed
room. Just 50 in
the lot to go at
this little - price
$10.50 Solid Oak open ladies'
desk, with chair, now ..
i ' Ii
U .1 II
Must Go Before the
Secure your chair or your rocker now at
these unheard of little prices dozens of
pieces to select from buy yours during the
Sals at a saving of many dollars.
$6.75 pieces now lowered to..
$3.00 pieces now lowered to .
$13.50 pieces now lowered to,
$12.50 pieces now lowered to
$13.50 pieces now lowered to
$17.50 pieces now lowered to
Library Tables Bzlow
Whole Sile Cost
$769 $30 Genu
This big easy
er rocker with
spring. An ex
at $30, duriig
this sale they
cost you but ..
These High Grade
Been Slashed In
We want to move them and have
lowered prices without one thought of
cost. Here's the opportunity you
have long waited for snap the val
ues while they last:
$34.00 Dressers reduced to $2288
X42.00 Dressers reduced to $2819
$44.00 Dressers reduced to $31-56
$47.00 Dressers reduced to $3683
$53.00 Dresser reduced to $35-88
$60.00 Dressers reduced to $4857
$15.75 Taylor Nursery Bed
Other Leather Rocker
J2S.C0 values, reduced to
We list tut a few of the many money
saving values i our library table
cection, you can't afford to overlook
such aie values as these.
$20.00 Tables reduced to. . .$10 9S $29.00 values reduced to.
$12.00 Tables reduced to...gl5 87 , u j.
$22.00 Table, reduce . to. . .S14-8 $31- V,Ue8 tB '
$27.00 Tables reduced to... SI 1-87 $45.00 values reduced to ,
Sti'l another sample of
the big furniture savings
is this Taylor Nursery
Bed. The ideal bed for
the . baby, easy to roll
from room to room, or
out of doors. No getting
up nights for the mother,
as it can be swung over
her bed. Don't pay $15.75
when McCabe's ask but
$9.89. - : , -
HURRY FOR THESE
$10.00 Mission Screes, green burlap
filling, lattice front, for $4.98
$11.00 Solid Oak roomy hall seat.
good high back, now $6.98
$30.00 Big Mahogany Chiffonier, bev
eled mirror plate, now. . .,. .$19 .08
$6.75 Mission Plant Stand and Brass
Jardiniere, now $4.14--
$10.00 Mahogany Parlor Table, colon
ial pedestal style, now $4.87
$3.50 Solid Oak Desk Chairs with
fancy backs, now , . .$1.98
$31.00 large roomy birds-eye maple
chiffonier with mirror, now $12.97
$34.00 Solid Oak Buffet, shelf and
miror back, now $19 89
$33.00 Solid Oak China Cabinet with
mirror back, - colonial design
$25.00 Full Brass Bed, 2 in. posts,
nplet finish, now .$14 95
$22.00 Kitchen Cabinet, sliding metal
top, sifter flour bin, now. ..$4.68
$36.00 Big Solid Oak Sideboard, large
mirror, roomy base, ndw...$24.87
$14.00 Birds-eye Maple Writing" Desk,
one drawer, roomy writing, bed,
$150 All Elastic Felt
Factory shipped us one lot of these,,
high grade felt compartment mattress
es, without tufts, or duet pockets and
said, "We will stand the loss, sell
them at $8 67"
Ruas, Carpets Linoleums Lace"
Curtains Draperies Etc.
Seasonable Floor Covering Newest 4 and Best at
Prices Absolutely Unequaled Anywhere
The most sensational floor 'covering proposition ever .off era J
you. All Carpets, Rugs, Llnoleum.'Mattlngs, and all other kinds of
floor coverings at regular factorycost end less. --- .
$6.00 Wool and Fibre.Rugs $3.98
Think of It, and all perfect goods, closely woven and reversible ,
22 1-2 mchx 48 inch Hrusaell8 KugfS9c acn k
Just 50 of these. Cut from high grade Brussels xarost regular ,
price $1.25. Take them at half.
Best Printed Linoleum sa. yd. 29 o
A limited number of short - lengths of '6o linoleum, full stand-1
ard weight, a . '-'-fi-Jt ' -
BeMt Values in Tapestry Ruga " .
$12.60 Tapestry Rugs, size 9x12 feet, at ......87-48
$15.00 Tapestry Rugs, size 6x12 feet, at -.-$998
$17.50 Tapestry Ruga, size 9x12 feet, at $13-98
$22.50 Tapestry Rugs, size 8x12 feet, at $1598
Big Saving on Velvet Ruga
$19.50 Velvet Rugs, size .9x12 feet, at Sll 38
$23.00 Velvet Rugs, size 9x12 feet, at 81798
$27.50 Velvet Rugs, size 9x12 feet at $1998
Hartford Bwssorah Axminister Rugs size 9 x 12 feet
This is the largest and most attractive selection we. have ever
had In any special sale. Not oddments of bargain lots, but new, up-to-date
lots to sell at lower prices than ever before.
$17.50, 6 ft. 9 in. by 9 ft. size, selling at $1298
$25.00 8 ft. 3 In. by 10 ft 6 In. size selling at $17 98
$30.00, 9 ft. by 12 ft. size, selling at $19 98
$37.50, 11 ft. 3 In. by 12 ft. size, selling at $2898
Carpets Very Much Reduced
ROYAL WILTON Carpets, Mith borders, regular $1.75 grade
HIGH GRADE Velvet Carpets with Borders. Regular $1.35 grade,
19 WIRE English Brussels with borders. Regular $1.25 grade. ...
TAPESTRY Brussels, with borders. Regular 85c grade at 39
Great Savings on Curtain Nets
$2.50 pieces of English aid Domestic Curtain Nets at lowered
prices. The entire stock from the leading 'manufacturers of .Eu
rope and America to be sold regardless of cost--none ; reserved
stock divided Into five lots as follows:
$1.25 nets, all colors, sale price 79
91.00 nets, all colors, sale price ...1 59
76c nets, all colors, sale price '. - 39
50c nets, all colors, sale price 29
45c and 35c nets, all colors, sale price 19
' Cream and White Scotch Madras
Handsome patterns and fins weaves made by John Brown S. Co.
cf Glasgow, Scotland. . There is no equal. Every yard is desirable
and perfect, special at 100, 23 and 49