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THE ROCK ISLArD ATIGU5. FRIDAY. ArGTTST 8, 1913.
ROAD EXPERTS IN
Woods & Oakley Hold Election
Cannot Be Held Until
' September 9. .
SUGGEST CHANGE IN FUND
State Money fcr Waterworks Depart
ment Should Come from the
In foodstuffs was only a trifle more
Most of the imports were from the
United Kingdom, which furnished
$29G,0u0,000. Germany came next
with $1S9,000,000, then France, Cuba,
Canada. Braz'l and Japan In the order
mentioned. The United Kingdom took
goods, worth J597.0OO.O00.
SEVEN HELD FOR
Chicago Ward Boss, Poll Work,
er and Several Election
That the special bond election J
should not be held on Sept. 2 and that
the funds for the waterworks Improve
ment should come out of the general
fund rather than the waterworks fund,
were two of the important points cov
ered in the wrliten opinion of Woods
& OaMpy of Chicago, bonding experts,
to the cify commissioners. Commis
sioner Mar' in Rudgren was in Chicago
yesterday for the purpose of inter
viewing the firm relative to the legality
of the proposed ordinances.
Should the advi?c of Woods & Oak
ley ta followed, tbo bond election will
be held Sept. 9 instead of Sept. 2. The
experts hold that the ordinances cm
not be considered and finally adopteS
on the same day as was the hop? here.
Thp earliest date on which the election
could have ben b?ld rhould the ordi
nances be adopted next Monday would committeeman and Twentieth ward
bp Sept. 2. and therefore the unal-jboss since the recent death or nis
adoption mcy be del iycd a week, caus-1 brother, Alderman "Manny" Abra
Inr thp date for the vote to be cor-! hams.
repondingly postponed, i Samuel Goldman, republican worker;
It was the opinion cf Woods & Oak and bailiff in Municipal Judge Charles
ley that bonding firms would not look Williams' court until a short time ago.;
with favcr on a bond issue for water- Mandel Gerber. saloonkeeper, dem- j
works Improvements whirh prov'd? tbe'oeratlc Judge.
fuels rhall come from the waterworks Harry Pertine, city teamster, dem
Chicago, Aug. 8. Seven men were
Indicted yesterday by the special grand
Jury for falsifying election returns at
last November's general election. It
is charged by the special grand jury
that the false returns were made in
the interest of State's Attorney Mac
lay Hoyne, County Commissioner Pet
er Bartzen, and Anton J. Cermak,
bailiff of the municipal court. An
eighth man was Indicted for perjury.
The indictments were contained in
two true bills which the Jury reported
to Judge William Fenimore Cooper
of the criminal court in the afternoon.
The seven charged with "fixing" the I
tally sheets are residents of the Fourth j
precinct of the Twentieth ward. They
Morris Abrahams, Hearst-Harrison
A Sale that will not only be remembered because of the great money
saving prices, but because of the very liberal terms of credit. Here surely is an oppor
tunity that should not be missed.
Below are a few of the many offerings -all underpriced:
Heavy Iron Bed
White or Vernis
fund. It was their opinion that the
nicney should come from ihi general
City Attorney J. F. Witter differs
wlh the .bonding firm on both propo
sitions, claiming that the ordinances
enn be Introduced and passed on the
Harry Gerber, republican judge.
James W. Regan, democratic judge.
Nathan Rochkofsky. republican
One indicted for perjury. He is:
Jacob Richmon, a republican judge
samp day and that the money for th?:in the Sixteenth precinct of the Nine-
waterworks improvement should come
from the pro-eds of the waterworks
department. The counrll w'll rr.ept to
morrow morning to conEldr the new
phase of the proposed election.
After making its report the jury
resumed its work. Special State's At
torney John E. Northup announced
thrt additional true bills would be re
turned nest week.
Set of 6
Well Waie of Selected Uak Mac.
Large French Plate Mirror
00 CASH tZ
WHEE! TODAY IS
THE HOTTEST YET: "
ABSTAINER FOR CANTEEN
cw Record f5r August Is Al
ready Set Govcmmeni
::io:is Tempersnce Workers Hear
Address on Army Problem.
Philadelphia. Pa.. Aus. 8. Although
I he came here a3 the army delegate to
j the Cathoiic Total Abstinence union
1 1 convention and is a strong believer
j In total abstinence. Rev. John A. Ferry,
ja chap'ain stationed at Fort Washing
ton, Maryland, is in fivor of the re-
j storatlon of the armv canteen.
Although thlrs Is but the 8th. the ; "We want to get the canteen bach,"
vcith.-r nan h;: already shoved tho j he said yesterday, "p.lthouch I am not
mercury ip above the record point. To-' here to boost it. Ninety per cent of
!iy the thermometer rcuirtt rel the the officers of the army are in favor
hottest A'jzurt day on record when it 1 cf it3 restoration. Why? Because
struck a high mark of 9'J and a frac-jv.e ant to get even greater, tempcr-tl-m.
rncj in the army than exists now,
Last month was the hottest July yet for the army on tha whole is tern
recorded by the ,;overittnent icstru- j peratp.
ment anfl August bids fair to follow j "My view regarding the canteen i3
its example. ; that it ia a lesser of two evils. By
Last night's rain was so l'ght that, reason of the anti-canteen law brothels
while welcomed by heat-stricken hu-; and questionable drinking places have
maolty. It proved of little value for the j sprung up in proximity to army posts,
farmers. There not only liquors of hurtful qual-
j t(y are gold, but women of question-
U. S. EXPORTS GAIN FASTER ab!e character can easily be found."
jfrfiqg mss- maim ensms
f i A iS -V I . If iff PS I Afl
One Price to
107-109 West Second St.
BiO GOLF MATCHI:
Outrun Increase n Imports and Trade
. Last Year Sets Mark.
Washington. Mis. S Trade of the
T'nlted Statrs in the last fiscal year
r.?t a new high record. Figures just I
i rmplled 6how tha' It was $4.275,000.-1
coo, greater by $421.0i0.noo than lastj
vear's record. The balance in faTorl
oi rne cuuniry rnis year wag oo..,u'",-1 a jji(jian(j car
'00. The exerts exceeded tnose oti
1912 by $261.r.00.00O. while the Imports
Increased by only $159,70n,0'JO.
The greatest pain In exports was In
manufactures ready for consumption,
in which clas there was an increase
of flQ5.OQO.noO over 1P12. The increase
I Leave on Trip.
I Bert Mayo of Moiice will leave to-
j night for Clinton, where he will take
the train for San Francisco and Aug.
29. with three companions, will travel
ovverland to Boston and New York in
auto nearse lor demonstrating pur
poses. He and the same companions
came over the same trail in 190S in
Ennis and F. Shlcrs Are
Paired in Play.
Mrs. A. Millet of Reynolds spent Sun
day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Miss Lola Huntley returned home
odnesday after spending a week in
ock Island -with relative.!.
j O. L. RouUi of Ca'lfornia visited
' hero Morday and Tuesday with his
Cleric and E. ! brother, Melburn Routh.
I Mrs. Mary Good went to Joslin Fri
day to spent two weeks at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. Aldom Burckett.
Mrs. Joe Mockmore and daughter,
Mrs. J. J. Frederick, spent Friday and
Saturday visiting friends in Coal Val
ley. Miss Gertrude Carlson returned
home Saturday after spending a week
at the home of her sister at Moscow,
James' D. Kane and son Bernie spent
In th!R mom'.-.-''j nlnv at thp p-iri- several days last week at the home of
idles- tournament, at the Reck jcland ! "isson C. E Kane of Rock Island
uuesis ai me nome oi ivir. ana Mrs.
Arsenal gotf links, Johnson, Rexdale.B. q Thompson last Sunday were Mr.
Scanora and Dell wera eliminated, j and Mrs. Richard Jones and Charles
For this afternoon,' W. Willis is match-' Bischoff of Davenport.
THE TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Hanson and Guyer V.'in in Men's Class!
Helen Vincent, L. Schlegel and j
. H. Waterman for Women.
New Tork. To celebrate the prom
ised uses of eelctric cars on Delancey
street, property owners have voted to
pension for life two of the old horses
cf a local horsecar line, and to raise
a fund for Pat Connell, oldest driver.
CHOCOLATE, geuuine Bakers', 25e
cake, for only 15c
(One cake to a customer).
WAX BEANS, crisp, tender and
fresh, pound ..10c
CANNED SOUPS, any kind, three
can for 25c
SWEET POTATOES, fresh,
FINNAN HADDY in glass Jars,
very appetising. Jar 30c
SPAGHETTI in cans. Helni pro
duct, delicious, can 15c
APPLES, a fine cooking or eating
apple, peek 25c
HERRING. Kippered Herring, 25c
cans, extra fancy 20c
POST TOASTIES. the ideal break
fast food, 2 large packages for 15c
MATCHES, 3 boxes Safety matches
regular price 15c, for 10c
FROU FROU, a 'delicious wafer
with a rich filling, a regular 25c
package for 20c
SARDINES, "King Oscar" brand,
in small frsh. put up In the best
olive oil, 2 cans for 25c
GRAPE JUICE, Welch's -large,
quart bottle, regular BOc, at ..45c
SOAP, Trilby special soap for hard
water, regular 10c cake 9c, and
3 for 25c
SILICON SILVER POLISH, three
boxes for 25c
We open a fresh tub of our
and Its elegant, pound
Hillside" Fancy Creamy Butter every day,
"The Clean Store"
515 17th St.
""r a best place In tock Island to buy your groceries.
Two Phcves R. I. 12 and 59.
ed with H. Clark, and E. EnnisagainEt
This morning W. Willis defeated A.
Johnson, 3 up 2; H. Clarke defeated
I. Rexdale, 2 up 1, in the first. clas3.
In the eecond class. E. Ennis defeated
J. Scanora, 4 up 3, and Ehlers defeated
Bell, 1 up, in the best match of the
day, which was only decided in 19
The results of yesterday's play
W. Willis "defeated L. F. Miller, 2
. A. Johnson defeated J. Hanson, 7
I. Rexdale defeated B. Mielkel 2 upl.
H. (Clark defeated L. L. Miller, C
G. J. Leonard defeated R. Greim, 4
E. Ennis defeated R. Goepel, 4 up 2.
F. Ehlers won from A. Huber by de
fault. C. Bell won from R. Pearce by de
fault, TEXXIS BVEXT.
But four men and six women con
tested In the tennis tournament at the
Rock Island arsenal courts yesterday,
Hanson and Guyer winning in the
men's ' class, and Helen Vincent, I
Schlegel and Helen Waterman leading
in the women's play. Mrs. B. M. King
took the match scheduled with Eliza
beth Putmaa by default. Results:
John Hanson defeated H. E. Rob
erU, 8-6, 03. '
E. H. Guyer defeated Leon Hass.
7-5. 6-3.- ' ' - 4
Helen Vincent . defeated Elizabeth
Nott, 6-1, 5-7. 6-4.
L. Schlegel defeated Clara Hass.
6-4. 4-6. 6-4. -Helen
Waterman defeated . Alice
Ficke, 6.V6-0. ; i .
of Muscatine spent
home of his father,
Sunday at the
Miss Grace Kell of Davenport spent
Thursday at the home of Mrs. Rosa
I Mrs. William Sehultz and children
j returned to their home near Muscatine
j after concluding a short visit at the
j home of her mother, Mrs. Margaret
Dunlap and other relatives.
Mrs. Milessia Johnson of Edgington
spent Saturday at the home of her
niece, Mrs. R. G. Thompson.
Mr: and Mrs, Fred Gruby and son
Earl Gruby of KOck Island spent a few I
days the first of the week at the home
of their daughter and sister, Mrs. H.
Misses Charity. Thompson and Lottie
Householder were In Davenport Fri
William Stanley, who visited sev
eral days last week at the home of his
sister, Mrs. Richard Gleaaler, return
ed to his home in Reynolds Saturday.
Miss Elsie Peterson of Coal Valley
Is spending a week at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Johnson.
Louis Burmeister went to Davenport
Miss Charity Thompson left Wed
nesday for Chicago where she . will
spend a week at the home of her aunt,
Mrs. James Stevens. ' -.
Mrs. Guy Wait and son Myron of
LeRoy are visiting at the home of
Mrs. Wait's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank LaShell and
i family, C. Tallmon and William Row
ley, all of -Davenport, spent Sunday
, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
1 Mr. and Mrs.' George Mayhew and that he might take additional steps.
ROCK ISLANDER TO WED .
CHICAGO YOUNG LADY
(Special to The Argus.). . .. -Chicago,
Aug. ' 8. Milton Cohn . of
Rock Island today " secured a license
to marry Miss Irene Cohen of Chicago.
Complains - About Husband.
Mrs. J. Coder of Hampton has ap
pealed to State's Attorney Floyd E.
Thompson for protection from her
husband, hom she charges with con
tinued Intoxication. She states she
Is the mother of 10 children. The
Misa Margaret Pinkerton died at 3
r. m. Monday, having undergone an
operation at the Galesburg hospital
cn Saturday r.icrning. The remains
were brought to Viola Monday even
ing and taken -to- the home cf her
aunt, Mrs. T. A. Dunlap. The remains
were accompanied by A.. Pinkerton,
bro'her of the . deceased. Funeral
services, were held, at the Methodist
church at 10 a., m. .Wednesday.
Misses. Verl and Ruth Stewart of
Kewanee came Monday, evening for a
visit with relatives here..
. Dr. and Mrs.. Lipton -went by auto
to Preemption Monday evening.
Mrs. Bert Bailey -and sons, Harry
and De'mar, spent Friday anl Satur
day with relatives in Aledo, returnins
Saturday evening. .
Those who attended the musical
recital given by Miss Sophia Taylor of
Woodhull were Wayne, . Lyle and
Grace Christy, H. B. and Gertrude
Frazier, Mrs. Florence Hamilton and
daughter, Genevieve, Dorothy and
Nettie Russell, Osola Ralston, Mrs.
Patterson and daughter. Vera,- Mr.
and Mrs.. Robbins and daughter.
Frank Terrey and son Harry, left
Wednesday morning in their auto on
a ' business trip ' to southwest Minne
sota. They expect to be gone about
C. G. Patterson was in Kansas City
last week and bought a car load of
Mr. and Mrs. Reuben boyer and two
children of Topeka, Kas. arrived Fri
day noon to visit with -Mrs. Boyer's
father, Edward Chilson. Mr. Boyer left
tor home Monday, Mrs. Boyer and the
children remaining for a longer visit
Mrs. A. Jones and the Misses Mary
Spicer and Ruth McCreary were in
. Mrs. Elva Sharer and little daugh
ter of North Henderson came Wednes
day evening and Thursday she ard
Miss Ethel Cooper of New Windsor
attended the Peters and Loyd wed
ding in Aledo.'
Mrs. Emma Walker-Smith returned
home with her mother Wednesday
from the Galesburg hospital where Bhe
has been for some time.
The Misses Rena and Mable Moore
of Indianapolis, Ind., came Tuesday
evening and wil". remain for some time
at the home of their aunt, Mrs. Sher
William Storey of Peoria spent a
few days in Viola the past week.
; Arlo Brown left Thursday for Den
ver, Col. for a several months' visit
with his sisters. Mrs; Jim McFate and
Miss Ethel Brown accompanied him
8B far as Galesburg.
Mrs. Sadie Pillow of Kansas City
visited friends here two days the past
Miss Ida Fcrsytbfe is" visiting In
Reynolds at the home of her aunt,
Mrs. Rachel Wood.
A son was born on Saturday to Mr.
and Mrs. Clarence Smith, who live
south of town. . , . , . , !.
Rev. Alex' Smith, superintendent of
service he'd in the park. A large- at
tentive audience was present. Rev.
Smith preached a cplendid sermon and
a beautiful solo was' rendered by Miss
Inez Garrett.' ',
Mrs. T. A. Dunlap and Nellie Kin
delsperger went to Galesburs Satur
Mrs. Florence Oomstock'of Milwau
kee, Wis. and Frank Blssell of Colo
rado Springs, who were called here
nay evening from her v Lit at Chicago
Miss Irene and Gertru.le Frazier
rnd Cons'anco McClanahan came
home Saturday evening ' from their
visit in Kewanee, Altona and one day
at the chautau(ua In Galesburg.
Mrs. Nellie Kindelsperger and Miss
Bertha McCrdsht attcnde.I the meet
ing and picnic dinner cf the Mission
cry society of the Mothodist church
on account of Lie illness of Mrs. Mary fof Alc:l0 a ,lu! "f"'10 r Mr- and Mrs- (
BiKsel., . lert Thursday morning re
turning to their homes. Mrs. Bisssll e
condition remains unchanged.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Anderson, living
near Suez, are the happy parents of a
baby girl which arrived at their home
Wednesday morning, July 30.
F. D. Sexton arrived heme the first
part of the week from a trip to Mon
tana. Mrs. George Walker was a passen
ger to Galesburg Wednesday morn
ing. Roy Frey and family of Gerlaw were
Sunday visitors at tha home of Mr.
and Mrs. O. L. Stoner, south of town.
Bessie Curtis of Long Grove, Iowa wis
a guest at the Stoner home also from
Saturday until Tuesday. '
Miss Grace- Brown of Grand Ridge,
111. visi'ed with Mrs. M. M. Robinson
during the past week.
Earl Stal.ings of Aledo visited Fri
day at the home of his uncle, J. E.
George Bresner, Sr. of Moline spent
Monday with his family at this place.
Mrs. Mae Blackstone returned Fri-
Jcseph Harbour, near Aledo, on Wed
Mrs. R. H. Strain of Peoria visited
Thursday and Friday with her sister,
Mrs. A. V. Harriott and family.
' B. F. Christy and W. C. Russet lett
Monday evening for Omaha to inves
tigate the ca'tia market.
Mrs. Mary DoBorde returned home.
Sunday after a week's visit with her
daughter, Mrs. Charles Krueger.
Mrs. Stockberger returned to In
diana Monday after making an extend
ed visit with her son Myron Stock
berper and family. - m
Mrs. Lucinda Butcher of Aledo and
Mrs. Tom Miller of South Dakota vis
ited Friday and Saturday of last week
at the home of Hiram Cooper. Mrs.
Silas Turner and Mrs. Nettle Butcher
also visited at the Cooper home Friday.
All the news all the time The Argus.
official advised her to have her hus-!
band placed under a ieac bond and .
if this was not severe enough stated f the Rock Island Methodist district!
that Ti A Tr x. trh (aliA i -
i.-reu;uea ouuaay even in at Imq union
Habits of Thrift
should be cultivated just as soon as wages are earned or as
soon as you have the handling of any regular amounts of money.
There is a great satisfaction in seeing your savings grow.
The thrift habit will mean more to you than you realize if
you have not yet begun to practice it. . ' .
A savings account here is the best aid in thi3 direction.
Open Saturday evening 7:00 to 8:00 o'clock. :' ' '