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THE EOCK ISLAND ARGUS. THURSDAY". JULY 21, 1913.
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On tht left is the Commoner home at Washington and on the right is his Lincoln (Neb.) home
picture shows Bryan giving one of his famous Chautauqua lectures.
asMnton, July 24. Secretary
July 24. Secretary
Hrjan's idea of makir.K a little money
oil the rUg has certainly got the
boards in Washington. Great affairs
. of state take second place In the sen
at nowadays and tno pro and cons
'of Chautauqua lecturing hare driven
baseball talk entirely out of the bar
bershops. There isn't likely to be a letup very
oon cither, for Bryan's latest feat of
lecturing without charge at Winona
Lake. Ind., has brought up new angles
for diieusMon and there neem to be
more in the horizon. A new one bobs
up every day a move is made; for in -
Mance, when it was pointed out that
Senator Brlstow, chief critic in the
Regular meeting, July 21. 1313.
Ci'y council chamber. Rock Island,
111.. July 21. 1913. The city council
met in regular session at 3 oclock p.
m., Maor Schrivcr and all commis
The minutes of the regular meeting
held July 14. 1013. and tho ppocial
meeting held July 16, 1913, were read
Commissioner Rudgren submitted
the npt-kly pay roll for week ending
July 19, as follows: -
B. Ranson $14.70
r. Loge 12.60
T. Manuel 3 3 )5
f. Schorl 8.10
V. Johnson r,.2.
O. Subpart Hotim)
Fc'e Fe.crson ,
2. 20 1
1 2 ;)
V. nioltrrieyer ...
O. p. Morris
V. Ccttelmann ...
C. Schlrmmer ...
C. Van ! Venter
L. I). Baker .....
J. Meyers ?
C. Mcl'onald ....
Ncls Peterson . . ,
Can't Beat "GETS-IT
for Corns It's Sure
Slur TrlrA It llrforrf Vou'll Martfl
IIt It lakra (orna aalah.
ll it ilia c"rn
'"OKIPI?" f.ir c.iiii'.
njtn.r. s Uke 11 i.ovr.
0 V;, Oh Mr. Vfcnt II Relief! CiETS
IT' li l ora I'm'mn Itlaiht Off aad
t.na t airaa Kery Time."
cnr rn n new principle. Put It on any
r"rn In tn np.-oud: It afT" pl'. the
rtru l'.igiii! to ehrn-i-l ai)l 1iPaprer .
It i.err lal.n. Simplest ImIiir u rver
.V" fij!v lr.ilir. m ireasr
.tle!i ti turn hi-althy flreh peely" anil
ri ; rT r-Imtrr ll.at make rorrn b'llK
out . Your corn won t pull and hurt
"way up to your heart. Ijay atde your
Wnife nr.tl raiot. No nrnre O'srulnp nj
i Kiririt and wincing-, no more bieed
1' rf. ii-i more dn(er of Vlool poiaon.
irrs IT " .never h-irtu hen'thr flesh;
1' ;s mi'. patnlea. quirk. fimte. a.irr.
I-'r wur.! f-a!iotiH') urd b-iln. ton.
.!". IP-IT" Is fcold at at '.I jr. atit at
I" :'nt a hottle or suit -iti r "ir-t of
rrl" to II Lawrence & CC Cbkago.
i senate, has done some Chautauoua lec-
Secretary Bryan made two ad
dresses to crowds at Winona Chautau
qua grounds and announced that three
other speaking dates 4or the week had
been cancelled to enable him to re
turn to Washington for conferences
with Ambassador Henry Lane Wilson
and President Wilson on the Mexican
"I am willing to return to my duties
at any moment my presence may be
needed," said Bryan.
Thi secretary received no compen
sation for the speeches he made at
j Winona and the gates of the grounds
j were thrown open, the crowds being
For his recent lecture at Mountain
J. Knn's '
Z. Eagle Eye
M. Kavanaugh ...
F. O Connal
11. a 5
' F. Hoppy
J. McWin ,
G. E. Gorden . . .
Street and bridge account...
Grading account . . .
Waterworks expense acct....
Waterworks construction acct.
Reservoir expense acct
Commissioner Rudgren offered a
resolution that the weekly pay roll
jtisr rend in amount of $920.85, be al
lowed. Carried by unanimous vote.
Commissioner Rudgren submitted
n list of ( '.aims for salaries, as follows:
Wallace Treichl.?r ....
J. F. Witter
Oscar L. Johnson
liattie J'elsnn .
lma liickman ,
C. Mclow ,
J. Valentine ,
G. Hoist .!
C. I.unrtherg ,
A. Schmidt ....
J. Schulti -. ..
John Kinney '
William Fitisimmor.s .
E. P. Kell ,
Cu Kirsh ,
Walter Loyed . ...
John Sullivan ,
Mrs. M. Schroeder ...
J. H. Stapp
Dave Ziffren (horse)...
A. J. HuV'er (wasocC
t i r a
Lake park, Bryan received a guaran
tee of $250, one-half of receipts over
$500, probably making several hun
dred dollars more, and all expenses.
Hib salary for a day as secretary of
state is $3S.33.
Bryan has told newspaper men that
he will make a little more than $250
on each lecture and promising "when
I return I will tell you ;ust how much
I have made."
During Bryan's absence, John Bas
sett Moore is acting secretary of state,
and deals with a!l the important prob
lems before the department. No large
question is settled by any cabinet of
ficer. President Wilson, ever since he
entered the White House, has been
the final judge on all big questions
in all the departments under him.
D. G. Craig
A. X. Pratt
Newton Archer .
L. D. Powell
Wm. Godfrey ....
J. Elliott ....
T. Schaab . f.
R. C. Davis
I. O Mara ..;
Clyde Cushman . .
W. H. "Wise
Joe Wheelan . . .
P. S hcnebricki-r
H. H. Harris ....
George: Etzel ....
Fire department account....
Building and elec. inspection
Engineering account t.t X . .
Total, general fund .
Vv'aterwks. exp. acct.
Reservoir exp. acct..
Tolal Waterworks fund.
Grand, totai ?3,2il.87
' Commissioner Rudgren offered a res-;
! olution that the pay roll Just read inj
... .q ! amount oi 53.244.X7, De anovea. uar
37 flii I r' D unanimous vote.
Commissioner Rudgren offered a res
"Voo I H,ut'on tbat Municipal Supply Co.,
"-'0l)jhe allowed $499.22, as per.their bill,,
tame iieing tor tne puom-sier recently
purchased. Carried by unanimous
Commissioner Rudgren offered a res
olution 'hat, wheeras the assessment
for pavi'.g Twentieth street from First
to Seccid avenue ca!l3 for $4,810.00,
and th(. coat of said work Is only $4.
461. 6u, therefore be it reso!v?d that
the overcharge in amount cf $33S.40
be rebated as follows: Petir Fries
estate (150 feet), $78.45; Ro'k Island
Sand 4: Gravrfj Co., (IS fefct). $9.42;
Mrs. Blanding Case (94 f'-eti. $43.16;
James L. Hooper (11 feyt), $5.75; C.
R.I & P. Ry. Co. (374 Uetl). $195.60.
Carried by unanimous Tote.
Commissioner Rudgren lead a scr
olution relative to an advance of $$.
000.00 from th lotal banks on the
tax levy as follows. German Trust &
Savings bank. $14,000; Stato Bank of
Rock island. J14,00; Rock Isiand Na
tional bank, $14,000; Central Trust &
Savings bank. $14,000; Peoples Nation
al bank, $14,000; Rock Islanl Savings
Commissioner Rudgren offered a res
olution that the resolution relative to
an advance of $80,000 on tax levy, be
considered. Carried by unanimous
Commissioner Rudgren read a .re
port from Wallace Trekhlr. city en
gineer, giving the final c6tiniat for
constructing a 6-inch watfrmau oa
Fourteenth street from Seventh to
Mayor Schriver offered a resolution
that the final estimate of the citv en
gineer relative to the construction of!
a 6-inch watermain on Fourteenth
General Superintendent . Hun
toon of Tri-City Gets Tele
gram to That Effect.
General Superintendent J. G. Hun
toon o! the Tri-City Railway company
.received a telegram from his master
mechanic John Sutherland, who is in
St. Louis serving :as inspector for the
company in the shop3 of the St. Louis
Car company and the American Car j
company, which has the contracts for j
the new equipment of the Tri-City ;
Railway company. The telegram !
stated that 10 of the cars, being man-
ufactured by the St. Louis Car com- j
pany, .had gone into the paint 6hops !
yesterday and would be on the way j
to Rock Island Aug. 15, fully equipped !
for service: Ten more are expected I
before the end of August from the
American Car company and by Cct. !
1 the entire consignment of SO cars j
will be on hand. j
"The shops are making much bet-!
ter time than I really expected," said j
Superintendent Huntoon, "and with I
our own inspector on the ground the
cars ought to be up to specifications
in every essential respect. The time
will soon slip away until we have
everything on this side of the river
in better shape than ever before, and
then the people will see how we have
tried to repay them for their patience
with us in time of disaster.''
street from Seventh to Ninth avenue,
with cost of same, be received and
placed on file. Carried by unanimous
Mayor Schriver read a report of
the board of local improvements re
commending the adoption of an ordi
nance providing for the improvement
of Ninth avenue from the east line of
Twelfth street to the west line of
Twenty-first street, by grading, drain
ing, curbing and paving with brick
on a 5-inch concrete foundation,
together with the city engineer's esti
mate of the probable cost of Raid im
provement in amount of $19,555.12.
Mayor Schriver read an ordinance
providing for improvement of Ninth
avenue from the east line of Twelfth
street towest line of Twenty-first street
by grading, draining, curbing and pav
ing withbrick blocks, excepting the
intersections of Fourteenth-and-a-Half
Fifteenth, Seventeenth, Nineteenth
and Twentieth streets and including
the intersection of Fourteenth street
and all alley intersections, and pro
viding for the levying and collection
of a special tax for the payment of
the costs and expense of s?.id im
provement. Mayor Schriver offered a resolution
that the ordinance Just read providing
for the' paving, etc., of Ninth avenue
from Twelfth to Twenty-first street, be
considered. Carried by unanimous
Mayor Schriver read a report of the
board of local improvements recom
mending the adoption of an ordinance
providing for the construction of a
6-inch waterniain and an S-inch sewer
in the alley between Tenth and Elev
enth streets and from Eighteenth to
Twentieth avenues, together with the
city engineer's estimate of the prob
able cost of same in amount of $1,721.
Mayor Schriver read an ordinance
providing for the construction of a
6-inch w.'ttennain and an S-inch sewer
m the alloy between Tenth -and Elev
enth' streets and from Eighteenth to
Mayor Schriver offered resolution
that the ordinance just read providing
for the construction of a watermain
and sewer in the alley between Tenth
and Eleventh Etretts and from Eight
eenth to Twentieth avenues, be con
sidered. Carried by unanimous vote.
M;iy'or Schriver offered a resolution
that R. W. Sharp; be allowed $100 for
services from July 1 to July 15, 1S13.
Carried. Ayes Schriver, Hart and
Copyrlebt. XJU. by the Panama-Pactflo
InternaUonal Exposition Co.
nvTV i ' rrir lafBiwait Tuman'-ir, iii.nti, i, tfa ' a .yn.ij.x. .muJ """ ;J
MOTOR TRANSP0RTATI0PJ BUILDING, PANAMA-PACIFIC
INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION, SAN FRANCISCO, 1915.
THE SJotor Transportation building at the Panama-Pacific lntema
( tional Exposition will be one of the largest of thu exposition pal
J"! acea. approximately 275 feet front by 800 feet deep and covering
more than five acres. The theme of the architecture will be em
blematic of tbe triumph of modern transportation, the aotomontle.
Groups of statuary will typify the triumph of tbe motor over the ele
ments. Tbe main group wl!l typify the conquest oter the land. Other
gTaups of statuary will convey allegorically the victory of the motorboat
over the 6ea and of the aeroplane over ttje air. Oa eltber tide of tna
entire length of the building there wi.'I be a frieze ten feet high to baa
relief giving the history of transportation from the early log cart op to
the most modern iotomobile. The dome which nrmonota th center ot
the front portion of the bnildlng will be 130 feet hlgn. .
Free Dancing After Concert
1. March Floral Queen. . .Ernst Otto
2. Overture Rienza Wagner
3. Salute of Armore Edgar
4. Hungarian Fantasia Tobani
5. Selection from Little Boy Blue. .
6. Solo Miss Ruth Benkert
(a) Song Lenz Hilbach
. (b) Song of Sunshine
7: Quartet from Riggolette . . . Verdi
8. (a) Persian Rose
lb) You're a Great Big" Elue-Eyed
Waltz Southern Roses... Strauss
10. Cottage Songs
Bear. Nays Rudgren and Reynolds.
Adjourned on motion of Commis
M. T. RUDGREN,
The Arctic Is a Deep Cup, the
Antarctic a Huge Bulb.
The earth whirls around an invlsiblo
axle, one end of which turns the deep
enp of the Arctic ocean, while the oth
er spins the huge white button of the
In the north the ice floats op the sea
like a moving floor. In the south It
resta like a bossy shield on a vast
dome of uplifted rock.
Close around the edges of the Ice
world, both north and south and even
within it, animals and plants are found
living. But In their species these in
habitants of the opposite poles are as
different as the poles themselves.
On and around the antnrctic conti
nent there are several species of birds,
notably albatrosses, petrels and tho
strange, upright walking penguins,
with their black conts, white waist
coats and ludicrously polite bearing.
There are also whales and seals, but
the human form Is absent, except so
far as It Is mimicked to the eye of
fancy by the stately penguins. The
plants are scanty in number, although
some bear flowers.
Within the arctic circle the scene is
more animated. There are many arc
tic plants, some bearing brilliant flow
ers. Yellow buttercups and arctic pop
pies warm the heart of the explorer.
The saxifrage puts out its starry
blossoms within 7'A degrees of the pole.
There are so many other species that
a very attractive bouquet of arctic
Cowers may be formed. The animal
life of the arctic is also relatively nbtin
(lnnt. In the sea is the world circling
whale, the walrus with his curious
tusks and the various species of seals.
On (ho lrfnd find snow and sometimes
on the icepacks are lnrge and remarka
ble animals often Jn abundance. The
rent polar beur alone would suffice to
make the lands that he tenants famous.
Then there are reindeer, iiiusk oxen,
foxes, wolves, hares and lemmings.
Among birds, are grouse, ptarmigans,
mow buntings, falcons, pullins and
auks. But man Is there, too, in the
person of the hut dwelling, fur clothed,
tish spearing Eskimo.
The reason ntiv the life around the
Cbas. T. Kindt and W. J. Klinck
30 Musicians 30'
MISS RUTH BENKERT
two' poles Is so different and so con
trasted in its forms is probably to be
found in .the climatic differences,
which, in turn, are governed by the
elevation. The sea life is similar in
both cases whales and seals are tho
characteristic animals that inhabit the
polar waters. But the great elevation
of tbe antarctic continent, with its
eternal burden of snow and ice. thou
sands of feet In thickness, continually
sending down Immeasurable glnciers
that form vast platforms of thick ice
all around the borders of the conti
nent, keeps the mean temperature at
a low level and drives life away from
the snow buried land. The atmosphere
over the souh pole manufactures snow
and ice without limit. As the burden
plies higher at the center it pushes out
ward on nil sides down the slopes of j
the continent until it reaches the bor-!
dering sea. '
But things have not always been
thus. The recent explorers of the ant
arctic have found remains of ancient
life, recalling the life of the temperate
zones and the tropic. The coal de
posits of the antnrctic continent are
believed to be of vast extent. They
could not have been formed under pres
ent conditions. They consist of the
fossilized remains of immense forests.
They could not have been transported
to their present location either bySand
br water. They must have been form
ed where they are. Consequently the
antarctic regions must once have en
Joyed a mild climate nnd atmospheric
conditions very favorable to au abun
But if there was an abundance of
vegetation there is every reason to 'be
Here that there was an abundance of
animal life also. At that time the south
pole, instead of being elevated many
tbousHiida of feet above the sea, may
have lain at u low level. That, in it
self, would raise the mean tempera
ture, but it would not be sufficient to
produce all the difference between
present and past conditions of antarc
Either the sun wa hotter in that
distant time, or the composition of the
atmosphere wns such as to retain
more heat, or the Inclination of the
earth's axis was different from what
it is today, or, as some have imagined,
the solar system was then passing
through n warmer -region of space.
Whatever the cause may have been,
there is no doubt that there was a
time when the lands around both the
poles were habitable by animnls and
plants, most of which have since been
driven toward the equator.
As the antarctic continent rose, and
nsHtimed Its burden of ice; the relics of
Its former splendid life were burled
nlmost beyond recovery, while in the
ftr north, where there has been no
corresponding elevation, but possibly a
depression, more of the ancient life
forms have remained, while the traces
of what they onre were are more eas
ily recovered. Garrett P. Servlss in
Difficult to Find Sometimes and Not
Many of the works of the old. mas
ters are not mgncd. Experts rarely
rely on bignutures alone iu determin
ing the authenticity of an old work.
but trust rather to their kuowleJge of
the painter's technic,
False signatures can be easily de
tected. Spirits of w,Ine or ttirpentine
will usually remove a name of later
date than the painting, in the course
of time signatures often become very
difficult to find. Painted originally in
a shade slightly lighter than the
ground, perhaps- they sink in. darken
and merge Into the ground o!or or
they are almost rubbed nwny by sue-
ceselve cleanings. Recognizable one j
day In a specially favorable light they
may not oe visible again for weeks.
Exports speak of "will-o'-the-wisp" !
Signatures, and many collectors have j
encountered accidental strokes and J
cracks that tnntalluicly suggest a sig- '
nature, thocgh it can bever be made i
definite. On the other band, there j
have been remarkable cases of such i
marks, after careful study, resolving j
themselves into a famous name.
Sometimes the painter's name Is
most conspicuous as, for instance. In
Raphael's "Sposalizlo" at Milan. Proud
of having surpassed bis master, tbe
youthful genius wrote on a frieze in
the very center of the canvas "Ra
Reynolds hardly ever signed his j
work. But npon the completion of the j
portrait of Mrs. SUrfons as the 'Tragic j
Muse" be wrote his name (urge on the
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Matinee and Night
1. March In Royal Favor .... Neyer
2. Overture Morning, Noon and
3. (a) Fraemarel Schumann
(b) The Palms Faur
4. Popular Hits Lampe
5. Special Solo
6. Descriptive The Forge with For
7. Selection from Little Eoy Blue
8. Sextette from Lucia . . . Donnizette
9. Waltz Italian Night
" "ungarian Dance No. 5.... Brahms
tlon of sending my name 'to posterity
on the hem of your garment"
With reference to unsigned paintings
there is told in Germany nn amusing
story. Achcnbnch. the German artist,
enjoyed a vogue about ten years ago.
A certain collector had bought from
nn art dealer a marine represented as
a genuine Achcnbnch. Afterward It
was pronounced to be a copy. Tbe
buyer brought nn action against tbe
dealer, who turned the tables by de
claring that his picture wns genuine
and the other was a copy.
Achenljach himself was summoned
by the court to tell which was which.
Amazed at the .similarity of the two
paintings, the artist gazed at them foe
a long time, inspected them closely
front and back and then frankly ad
mitted that he could not tell which was
the original and which the copy. v
In a recent volume of reminiscences
the writer states that baldness is
much more common now than In bis
early days and ascribes our loss of
hair to the decrease in the use o(
' V. ' rrl.ta n.mMiA mac.
made principally of lard, colored and,
scented, bnt "hairdressers, many of
whom called themselves 'professors.
used to advertise 'the slaughter of an
other fine bear,' exhibiting, particu
larly in tne vaiwonn roaa. a canvas
screen depicting in glaring colors a
brown animal of elephantine propor
tions expiring In a sea of gore." Lon
don Standard. A
Sunset and the Flag. N
A. stalwart sergeant in nn hrmiery
regiment stationed In one of the har
bor forts walked into a store in npper
Broadway the other evening at about
8 o'clock and demanded of the store
keeper the reason for having the stars
and stripes displayed after nightfall.
"Isn't that all right, general?-" asked
the bewildered tradesman.
"I'm not a general," said the big sol
dier, "but it Isn't all right to keep ths
flag out after sunset. Only during a
siege is the flag displayed at ulgbt and
Judging from your business. I don't
think you're under siege." New York
Ths History of the Key.
The key wns one of the first things
Invented by man. The primitive key-
was probably a thorn or a splinter.
Afterward fishbones seem to have
come into use. Wooden pegs followed
these. In modern times the process of
manufacturing keys is very highly de
veloped. Fifty years ago there were
only some hundred varieties of keys,
each having its special name nnd dis
.tinct use. Today they are legion.-.
"I'm sorry 1 ever married yonT'
shrieked the bride on the occasion of
their first quarrel."
You 'ought to be:" retorted the
groom, really, angry and bitter for the
first time. "You beat xomu nice girl
out of ft good busbandr Cleveland
. One of His Faulta-
Mrs. Peck I must say yon hare
L niore faults than any other man I evr
met. Peck Well, rou have nlentv of
fanits yourself. Mrs. I'eck There you
k iigiiiu. always changing the subject
;hen 1 try to talk to you. Boston
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