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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY. AUGUST 30, 1913.
PAGEANT WILL BE
BEST EVER GIVEN
IN THREE CITIES
All Preparations Completed for
Big Labor Day Parade
MERCHANTS TO TAKE PART!
Will Enter Many Novel Advertising !
Floati Keen Competition for
Honors for Appearance.
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Start at Twentieth street ar-d Sec
ond avenue, west on Second avenuvc
to Fifteenth street, south to Third
avenue, thence west to Ninth street;
countermarch east on Third avenue to
Sixteenth street, south on Sixteenth to
Fcufh avenue, east to Twert first
All is in readiness for the Me labor;
parade Monday. All branches of or-1
Fari.'.ed labor have concluded their i
reparations for the bit; event and
from present indications the affair will
be bigger and better than ever.
Th parade will lie held in Rock
land for the first time in three years.
Karl, year the three titi.; alternate in
Miging the carnival. Last year it was
held in Moline w!i!le the year before i
Davenport enjoyed the spectacle j
m m:t-1111 i. nous. East Moline Baptists to Hold
The advertising floats which win j Public Recognition Serv-
foilow up the parade this year will be, TfBinrrftw
more unique and beautiful than ever, j e J-mol1A-Many
merchants who have never be-
!' entered flout have signified their j Tv. enty delegate., representing the
.n.enucn o. aoiug so aionaay and tniseu neighboring Baptist churches, met I
i mure w iii add Kreauv 10 t ,e appear-,
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Keen competition for the prizes for
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promised by the interest whk:h tiie
arlows organizations are showing.
SJ'K KHS r IMI.lv
In the afternoon X. p. Alifns of
Washington, D. ('., will del., r the ad
dress of the day st Exposition park.
Mr. Aaiifjs Is or;e of the best k wn
cratnrs in the pat and the utiion men
cf p clt, and their friends are ex-;Jline and otnrr statements in an- j
peui-dtoturnout in force to h,ar h.ir ,.,,wer to the examiners' questions, it
A ba.l game between the . . U. ; was decided to recognise the church ;
rnd ( ross Country team for a pri'as a reeular Hantist h,.rrl. :.n,i
Jl't Hnd u live-mile free for al
ini'orcde iae will in w'th Mr. Al!
lar aMUress as n drawing at d. j
in addition the lollop ing contests
will be held:
Ladies' Eg rin---Cafh prize. $1.
Iiovs' and Girls' race, imtder 15
ahl- Pair of roller skates.
Boys' Flicjcle race, (between ages of
1 and IS), half mil" dash-Prize, li
Fat Men's race, ! L'dO pounds the niin
t mu :n ) I'n:;i, a steel fishing rod and
Voting Indies' cooky eating contest
--Cash prize. I!.
Married Ladies' nail driving contest
-Corh prize, f 1.
OK DCIl or I- lit !)!'.. I
The p.-irade In the morning is sc -lied-1
vied to start promptly Ht lo o'clock.!
Tl'.e following is the order in which it!
ill be curried out :
Platoon of police.
City officials-, of Davenport.
City ollirials of Mo'iine.
City officials of Rock Inland.
Arsenal lepther workers
Street railway employed.
Trlcity (iw Itchnien.
RaHw ay trainmen.
(Jer.eseo f arpenters.
Rock Dland carpenters.
Arsenal carp'ntws and miUuien
Mil'.incn of trinities.
Tri-city painters and decorators
Bricklayers and masons.
Every thoughtful man knows that the high prices
paid for making good, tailor-made clothes, together with
the advance cost of woolens, demands that the "boss"
tailor ask a reasonable price for the finished product.
Pay Us $25 or So.
At this pric,e we can afford to make you a beauti
ful fall and winter suit or overcoat.
"Union Label Whenever Desired."
Exclusive Local Dealer in Fine
Clothes Tailored to Order by
Ed. V. Price & Co., Chicago
Structural Iron workers.
Plumbers and steam fitter?
Auxiliary of I. A. M.
Sheet metal workers.
Arsenal metal workers.
Polishers and buffers.
Brewery workers. Davenport.
Brewery workers. Rock Island.
Ci?arm&kers, Rock Island.
Retail grocery clerks.
Theatric a! employes.
Davenport fire department.
Moline f.re department.
Rock Iiar.d fire department.
iNEW CHURCH NOW
WITHIN THE FIELD
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in council at Ood fellows hall. Kast
.Moline, last evening, to consider the
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'advisability of recogni-img the recent-
ly organind Baptist church at East
Moline as a regular Baptist church.
Rev. J. A. Hurley of Moline was
chosen moderator and Rev. V. E. An
derick of Orion, clerk, and Rev. H. W.
Reed of tiii3 city was appointed ex
aminer. After hearing the minutes showing
tiie organisation of the church on
.w.m,,!,.- aviiimiira ana report -
rd the following program for the pub-j
scrvices, to be held'pr & Son Soecial hat. Mosenfelder
at ?. in i:ast Moline
dalusia. Rev. L. E. Ellison, An-:
Iceland, Jtock Is-',
H. V. Reed. Rock
Recognition prayer Rev. J.
Charge to the church-Rev. C. E. j
Taylor. Rock Island. j
Charge lo the pastor Rev. J. A. !
! Hurley, Molir.e.
Benediction - Rev.
I East Moline.
TWO NEW SUITS ARE
FILED FOR NEXT TERM
Ernest Risinger has filed suit in the
circuit court against Charles Stadler,
through his attorneys J. B., and .!. L.
Oakleaf, Moline. It is an action to
(foreclose on property given to secure
itiie navtnent of a -.ftti .t..;..c.... .
estate of William Ferguson, deceased,!
ha brought action against' Charles
Ferguson and Ida Ferguson, to fore-
close on properly in South Rock I--
land, given to secure payment on a
, 1 "Mionrad tiipp Brewing company.
m T PmUSo V,7 laU"r riied inf ainst the autom,b:le cf Bt-rton Car-
March and Mr. Oakleaf. as administra- han much hcUer knov.n nPre a8 Bert
, tor, brings suit.
EXPLOSION OF GASOLINE
STOVE CAUSES A BLAZE
The explosion of a gasoline stove in
the residence of E. P. Parks, S'i
Xl.ird avptsuo. callei the fire depart
ment cut at U:4it o'( ioek this after
nof n. No damage was done.
Two Big Lsbcr Day Excursions.
Af'ernnon to Gr6tto. Evening Moon-
'light. Barge Mississippi. (Adv.)
BOAT RAGES ARE
PLANNED TO BE
HELD ON MONDAY
: Island City Association Arranges j
Tnt.rt.;n.r Prftm nf
ENTRIES COMING IN FAST
Some Excellent Crafts Will Be Seen
in Action Course Will Be
Laid in Oval Form.
i There will be five big events at the
Labor Day motorboat races to be stag
; ed by the Island City Boat club, start
i ing at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. En
; tries are coming in fast, and in addi
; Hon to numerous local boats a number
of speedy crafts from ether cities will
i participate, among them being the
! Phantom, a 16-footer, and the V. V. L.
j from Galena and the Little Leading
j Lady, a 20-footer. The course w ill be
i laid out in the form of cn oval between
the two bridges. The judges selected
J are H. Coleman of this city, Commo-
dore T. H. Lembrecht of Davenport 'j
j and Commodore Olson of Moline. The
j timekeepers are T. E. Concannon, W.
j H. ($st, Jr., and F. H. Barnelt. The
i race committee is M. S. Ecker, Guy
j Regan, George E. Sudlow. F. H. Bar
, nett and C. Franck. Official starter is
; James Hall.
LIST OK KV KTS.
Class A. 20 foot and under, five
miles First prine. light Stetson hat;
donated by M. &. K. : second prise, box
of cigars; donated by Hartz & Bahn
sen Co.: third pri.e. two gallons Sil-
1 ver leaf oil; donated by Penn Oil &
Supply Co.; fourth prine, one gallon of
"Besco" metal polish; donated by
Beardsley Specialty company.
Class B.. 26 foot and under, five
miles First prize, one case "Tyvoline''
wine; donated by Beardsley & Bailey
Co.; second prize, box Leader cigars;
donated by Joseph Geiger; third prize,
year subscription to "Open Exhaust";
donated by V. V. Kidder, La Crosse,
Class C. free for all, 10 miles First
second prize, fine umbrella. Sexton's;
third pri e. two gallons Morida oil.
,,enn on and SuppIv Co. Sperial
;i. C. B. A. boat. The Argus,
Lemon race-First prir.e. Mosenfeld-
Son: second nrifie. fancv shirt. The !
x)ndon ; third pri:;e, year's subscrip-'
Ition "Open Exhaust
V. V. Kidder,
Class F, handicap race. 5 miies
First pr!-;e, I. C. B. A. trophy cup, pre-
sented by the I. C. B. A., and two gal-
Os-jions Silver Leaf oil, Penn Oil and i
SuodIv Co.: second Dri"e. one rase 1
Cross Country beer. Rock Island;
Brewing Co.; third pri;:e, one gallon 1
Itesni" niot!l nnti-.h HcarHJov r, I
jCia'ty Co.; fourth pri':e, year's sub
Mttnro, ' script ion "Open Exhaust," W. V. Kid-
ider, La Crosse.
DU PREZ'S AUTO
Davenport Brewery Men Se
cure Attachment to Sat
isfy Claim for $300.
A writ of attachment was secured
today by Harry Morris and Charles
j Freeman. Davenpor'. agents for the
Dupr.r. The acf.on was started to,
satisfy a claim of tVn: presumably .
spent for some of -he joy for whic'.i i
!ram' j0 was noted
Th.? papers were served in Hie case
hiiis mcrnin? by a deputy from Sheriff
' Bruner's cftice. He found the mi-
frhin in thp p.irnpp ut tliA ppor nf t
I the Wit Prez home. 2f,iH Fifth avenue. I
! D;i Prez. who was eating breakfast at!
?h Timf- MllnftH In f.nisH hta met
and then he
ourt house. Du Prez w as getting
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ready to move to another part, of th
city at the time but the Daveaport
brewery men thought he was about
to leave the s'ate and therefore had
the attachment issued". Mr. Du Prez
at once secured Clyde Walker as his
counsel and will attempt to get out a
writ cf replevin this afternoon, it. ts
said, cn the grcuad that the machine
beicngs to Mrs. Du Prez and was so
recorded at the - court house August
-' Boud tvri- Oe amount of the
c-riS!nal claim" wi 1 be require J by the
sheriff s force before th- anti ia pp.
leased. Litigation over the posses
sion cf the auto will probably follow:
AUTO DRIVER HAS
White Hot Rivet Is Dropped into
Machine by Workmen on
John Ranson. driver -or the Beards
ley and Bailey company of this city
narrowly escaped death or serious in-!
jury yesterday afternoon on the gov-
t ernment bridge, when workmen drop
ped a white hot rivet, which barely
missed Ranson and falling to the floor
of the car, set the woodwork afire.
The damage will not exceed $10 or
Ranson was driving an auto truck
and had just started north on the big
bridge. A force of men, employed by
the Rock Island lines, have for gome
t.ime past been engaged in repairing
the bridge and tracks on the upper
deck. Just as the machine was under
the workmen, a three inch long rivet.
i weighing almost a pound, dropped,
striking the canvas top, burning its
way threvgh the canopy and dropping
between the driver's feet. Instantly
the car broke ino flames, anl these
were extin?uished when Ranson beat
them with his hat.
WHEEL ON SIDNEY
BROKEN IN CRASH
Big Excursion Steamer Meets
With Accident Near Buffalo
While backing away from the land
ing at Buffalo this morning the big
Streckfus steamer Sidney crashed
into a winr dam badly smashing its
The boat was brought to the Kahlke
I boat yards and nearly the whole day
was devoted to repairing it. The
Sidney will take out the local lodge.
No. 607, I. O. O. P., for a moonlight
excursion tonieht. Tomorrow she will
wind up the season here with an all
afternoon and evening excursion to
Mrs. R. W. Young has returned
from a three months' visit in Chicago.
Mrs. Pearl Seeiey and daughter,
Mi.ss Dulce, are visiting in Ottumwa,
W. B. Melntyre leaves tomorrow
for northern Michigan to remain dur
ing the hay fever season.
Dr. V. P. Conwell of Mexico, Mo..
Is visiting his sister, Mrs. O. E. Mc-
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Xander, lir.3
Twenty-first street, Seft today for Wa
terloo, Iowa, for a visit with relatives.
Otis F. Cronk, formerly of this city,
is hp.. from
js nere from Viroqua. Wis., attending
cters' convention in Dav-
I II UUI L
Warren H Reck and w c Mltchell
feave thig evenin for tne eastj stop.
., in vw Ynrk i,rt n-hr FaBtf.rn
Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Briegel and son
Theodore, arrived in New York today
at noon from Havre after a tour of
Miss Eva L. Gibson of Fort Atkinson,
is visiting at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. A. D. Phillips
j Hon. E. W. Hum and wife sailed
I today from Europe on the steamer
(Berlin for New York city and home.
j Mr. Hurst has comple'ely recovered
J ii'.s health.
Mr. and Mrs. N. F. Titus of Fountain
! City, Wis., are guests of Mr. and Mrs.
j Dave Iarson, 132S Fourteenth street.
Oscar Ramsrr, Sr., of Chicago is in
' the city for a few days' visit,
i Mrs. Mary Atkinson, 2935 Thirteenth
! avenue, and her brother, Robert
i O'Brien, leave today for Buffalo, N.
: V., and Battle Creek. Mich , where
the- expect to ep?nd the next momh.
I Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Stubb:efield and
' Mr. and Mrs. W. Forman of Blooni
i ington are visiting R. C. Willerton
at the New Harper.. .Mrs. stubble
field and Mrs. Forman are both sisters
of Mr. Willerton. The party iB mak
ing an automobile tour.
KILLMER PROUD OF
SHOWING AT FAIR
H. E. Kiilmer is mighty proud of the
recent showing he made at the Iowa
state fair at Des Moines with his
ppu'.try. He captured first and third
for cocks and first and second for
cocKertis in tne huh urpmgton class
which is remarkable, considering the
large cumber of birds exhibited.
EufTalo The nolic found no trace
cuuaiu ii-e puuc louiiu no trace
'of a satchel containing $30,000 in bonds ' these parasites. Ton can buy a park
End storks stolen from John C l-alnri"5" containing; 10 shampoos from any
ana sun k stolen trom Jonn laior j rtruKfrli.t for ,.,r.t involve a tea-
I of New York ia the New York Central i poonfui in a cup -f hot water pour on
DISTRICT TO PAY
SAYS NEW RULING
State's Attorney F. E. Thomp
son Gives Opinion on Re
cent School Legislation.
MEANS RADICAL CHANGE
South Rock Island Youth Attending;
High School Will Come Under
Much interest is being taken in the
Senate bill No. 60 reads as follows:
Be it enacted by the people of the
state of Illinois represented in the
general assembly: That graduates of i
the eighth grade residing in a school I
district in w hich no public High i
I srhnnl is mpntined shall he admit-
ted. nnon the n.ivment of .nition. tiV
any public High school, with the con
sent of the school board of the dis
trict in which such High school is
si'uated. The tuition of such pupils
shall be paid by the district in which
they reside, from any funds not other
wise appropriated, but' in no case
sha'.l the tuition per pupil exceed the j
per capitp cost of maintaining the
High school selected. The parent, or
guardian, shall select the High school
to be attended, subject to the ap
proval of the school directors of the
home district: Provided, however,
that the High school selected offers a
program of studies extending through
four Echool years. The application of
".his act shall not relate to distj-icts
that provide work in the ninth and
tenth grades, except t,o pupils that
have completed tha work of such
Trusting that this information may
be of service to you, 1 remain,
F. E. THOMPSON,
application of the new law, passed by
the state legislature relative to the
payment- of tuition for graduates of
the eighth grade who desire to enjoy
the privileges of a High school in an
adjoining school district. The meas
ure makes it mandatory upon t.he dis
trict from which the pupil comes, to
pay this fee. The rule will be ap
plicable to putils residing in South
Rock Island, who enter the local high
school next week.
State's Attorney F. E. Thompson in
an opinion today to Ernest Hussey,
clerk of school district No. 43, has the
following to say relative to the mat
ter: . .
August 30, 191.1.
Mr. Ernest Hussey,
Cleik School District No. 43.
2107 Seventeenth St., Rock Island.
Replying further to your communi
cation or August 18 inquiring as to the
High school privileges for graduates
of the eighth grade, I will say that
senate bill No. tiO, approved June 26,
1913 and in effect July 1, 1913, re
places section 122 of the school law,
which was declared unconstitutional
by the supreme court June 16, 1909.
This new law makes it mandatory
upon se.hcol boards of districts in
which no public High school is main
tained to pay the tuition of the gradu
ates of the eighth grade from t.heir
districts a9 well graduates of the
ninth and tenth grades. The tuition
of such funds may be paid out of any
funds on hands not o'herwise appro
MISS EI.I.KN HASTI..
Five years of patient suffering were
ended at three o'clock this morning
when Miss Ellen Hastings passed
away at the liomj of her brother,
Charles Hastings. 1525 Seventh ave
nue. Paresis is given as the cause.
Miss Hastings was born April 15,
1847 at Newmarket, Ohio, coming to
Rock Island when she was but 10
years of age. Three brothers.. Chr.rlcs
and John of Rock. Island, and George
of Mojave, Cal., survive.
The funeral will be held Monday
aftenicon at 2 o'clock from the home,
of her brother Charles with tervices
at the home by Rev. J. L. Vance of
the United Presbyterian church.
Burial wiil be made in Chippianock
f I.ARENCK BK KIVUHtH.
Clarence Buckingham of Chicago,
well known in financial circles of
Rock Island, having been one of the
original members of the Holmes syn
dicate that bought and consolidated
the street railway lines of the three
cities, rehabilitated them and substi
tuted rapid transit for horse power,
died yesterday in Chicago, aged 5S.
He was prominent in banking circles
in Chicago and had been identified
COMMON SENSE AND
CARE OF THE HAIR
N'vpr use a sharp rornh or brush.
Xvcr uFe anotrn-r jersn r.-mb or
brush. 1'nnt damp'-n the hair whPti
combiner i' Don't dye thohair. Don't
Finse It. Iion t wear a light hat band,
ttt-ar h-arpear that permits ventilation
of the Balp.
The hair requlrr -are ant! prpuf-rva-
tloii. 1th COmmoil tH-ns. and corral 1
j hum poo in sr. falling- hair and -n.ommg
j d Haor ''a
(tjosy. ntiny i-onaition. without com
mon sense, no shampoo or tonic will do
The that floe not remove
parasites which cause falling hair Is in-
1 ' - -7:ol"er fna-r.poo ia a een-
tlhc formula that noxltlvelv mnv.
ihe head una wasil, thtn .rinee thor
WE MAINTAIN DAILY DE
LIVERY SERVICE IN ROCK
depends upon these conditions:
Proper processes, worthy work
manship and modern machinery.
The distinct difference which
distinguishes our work to such
an advantage is due to a prop
er combination of these three
You can' tell the man whose
work we do the things he'
sends here alwa,ys look new.
Try our work for a change
you'll like it.
with public corporations there, being
president of the "L" road. He was a
batchelor, a collector of rare etch
ings and a member of the Art insti
tute and a club man.
IHS. AMANDA HOOD.
Funeral services over the body of
Mrs. Amanda Rood, who died Thurs
day afternoon, were held this after
noon at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Caroline MacPherson, 33,12 Sev
enth avenue. The body was shipped
to Illinois City, 111., for interment.
BIDS ARE OPENED
FOR NEW AUTO SHED
Bids were opened this morning for
the construction of the new automo
bile shed which is to replace the old
cne, located just west of the city hall.
The bidders were Lance & Tonn,
$870; Hudson &. Son, $860. and C.
J. Larkin, $1,179. The bids will not
be acted on until next Tuesday.
II LICENSED TO WED II
Henry Donius Rock Island
Miss Ruby Nolte Rock Island
Alois Ergo Moline
Mrs. Mary A. Coppens Molina
Bertrand Overmier Omaha
Miss Ida Belle Millican Omaha
Peter Meenert Davenport
Miss Mary Hansen Davenport
Robert P. Kramer Rock Is.and
Miss Julia F. Jones Rock Island
ALL IN READINESS FOR
DAVENPORT AUTO RACES
All is in readiness for the world'3
champion automobile races which will
be staKed on the Davenport mile track
Monday afternoon. The drivers have
their cars tuned, the track is in the
best of shape, the grandstand has
been completely remodeled, and th.
sanction of the American Automobile
association lias been granted.
The officials who have been selected
for the meet are as follows:
Referee J. Reed Lane, Davenpcrt.'
Judges Mayor M. R. Carlson, Mo
line; Mayor Alfred Mueller, Daven
port; Dr. G. L. Eyster, Rock Island.
Timers G. H. Van Dervoort, MoTlne;
G. F. Burmeister, Davenport; Robert.
Carson, Iowa City.
Starter Peter Petersen, Davenport.
Clerk of Course L. G. DeArmar.d.
Announcer J. Alex Sloan, Chicago.
A meeting of the principals of the
local public schools was held at the
high school yesterday afternoon. Ar
rangements for the organization of
the classes w ene made. The distribu
tion of pupils to various buildings and
teachers was made and the principals
talked over the placing of new text
books in the course of study. All the j
newly employed instructors met their j
principals and were given general in-;
structions to be followed in the en- j
suing year. This afternoon Superin-
tendent Hayden and the memberB of :
the board of education visited the var-1
ious schools of the city and inspected '
tne improvements and the renova
tions accomplished this summer.
Schools will open Tuesday morning
and it is expected that the number
enrolled the first week of school will
exceed that of previous years. Flags
will be afloat on all the school build
ings Monday and Tuesday.
A large number of students of the
high school were present at the build
ing this morning and rented books Tori
the ensuing year. j
Safe Locked. j
When 3d. Reed, county court report- j
er, went to get bis gun from the office
or City Attorney J. F. Witter today, I
he found the eafs locked. It was nec-j
essary to have an employe of the Fie-
blg shop open the lock. The duck tea -
son will open Monday and Mr. Riei
is planning on some excellent shoot
ing down the river.
EXPECT DUNAVIN ;
TO GET HONORS
Captain of Company A Make3
Fine Showing at Rifle
Contests in the East.
Captain Ed. H. Dunavin of Com
pany A, who has been participating in
the rifle contests at Camp Perry.
Ohio, during the past few weeks, la
expected to arrive home either lata
this afternoon or tonight. The laat
announcement from Camp Perry stat
ed that the team to which Capta
Dunavin belonged "was but a few
points behind the leading aggregation
and with an even break in luck the
Rock Island officer expected to bring
home the "bacon."
Captain Dunavin at that time was
also confident that he would have a
good chunce for honors in the shoot
cn the 1,(100 yard range because
drew thirteen, which he claims is his
Sergeant Edward Gustafson and
Corporal Glen Baker of Company A.
will leave for Chicago today to the
matches at Camp Logan. The pair
qualified in the 8o0 and 1.000 yard
matt ties at Geoeseo recently.
NEW AUTO PATROL TO ""
ARRIVE HERE SEPT. 5
Rock Island's new police patrol will
arrive about Sept. 5, according to the
! Veggy-Don company through which
the sale was made. The new machine
wili be pressed into service as soon
as it arrive?. It will come here com
plete and will be immediately ready
Dover, Del. A charter was filed at
the state department for S. Oppen
lieimer & Co., capital stock $1,000,000.
The object is to take over the busi
ness interests of S. Oppenheimer com
pany of New York and Chicago, includ
ing the manufacture and sale of sau
Gainesville. Ga. It is believed a
man murdered in Gainesville in July.
Bill, was Howard Webb, a cattleman
of Fort Wayne. Ind. A brother of
Webb has sent the chief of police a
description cf the missing ca'tleman
and this t.aLies with that of the mur
der victim. H. P. Witte is accused
of the murder.
All the news all tie time The
Summer Cottages, Tool Houses,
J. C. STEVENS
1810 THIRD AVENUE
Phone West 178
See sample at corner of Nine
teenth street and Third avenue.
The 20th Century
Win open at K. C. Hall
next Friday night.
Extra Ladies, 25c
Dancing 7:30 to 12
G. T. THIELKE
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