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THS ROCK ISLANb ARGUS. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9,
WANT CITY DADS
TO HELP BUILD
Augustana College Authorities
Claim Ladies' Hall la in
DAILY SLIDING OF GROUND
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hat the Ladies' Hall at Augustana
College 1b in constant danger because
of the daily sliding of ground following
the excavation of Thirty-eighth street
for pavement, was brought to the at
tention of the city commission at its
w eekly session yesterday afternoon. In
a letter from A. Kempe, treasurer of
In his communication he called at
tention to the serious damage which
micht result to. the building if a re
taining wall was not built Jointly by
the city and the college authorities.
The probable cost of the same would
be about $1,700, of which the city is
expected to contribute $1,000. The
board of local Improvements visited
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... ovum iu uays ago. i w
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. . mo uiaiicf uuuer con
Hond for $10,000 was filed by the
Automatic Telephone company to pro
tect the city should accidents occur
on streets torn up in Installing their
proposed new plant here. This does
not mean that the w ay is clear fof the
company to go ahead with the work of
placing their conduits. It. will be nec-enFar-
to have the approval of Com
missioner of Streets R. R. Reynolds
of the plana for underground work
before the same ran be started. It
will be remeinbered tbaj. .some time
since Commissioner Reynolds refused
to accept the blue prints offered, for
the reaaon they were not -sufficiently !
in detail, but the company went ahead
end laid some cable anyway in order
to technically comply with the terms
of tho franchise, which required that
actual work of laying of the caMes
be started by that date. The action
resultod in the arrest of a workman
and he was forced to pay a fine. An
other sot of plans has been filed wfch
Mr. Reynolds but he has nt jet ap
PI KI'AUE FOR ST.
Commissioner Jonas Bear read the
report of W. H. Wise, engineer at the
waterworks, for the pumpage for the
month cf August, showing that 128,
612,000 gallons have been, pumped,
with a dally average of 4,181,032 gal
lons. A total of 325 tons of coal were
consumed, costing $639.93. the pumps
working a total of 678 hours.
I. F. Trenkenschuh was allowed the '
sum of $8,457.50 for the installation
of water mains on Eleventh street
from Second to Eleventh avenue and '
on Ninth avenue from Eleventh to
Ordinances were considered for
three paving projects, being Tenth
avenue from Twenty-first to Twenty-
third, asphalt, estimate $2,975.30;';
Ninth avenue. Twenty-first to Twenty-!
firth, brick, estimate $10,356.80; Elev-
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'"ui 'tuus, inaia 10 r.ieveiun sireei,
The blanket sidewalk ordinance,
providing for the Improvement of
walks In the business section of ths
city, which was considered a week
ago, was finally adopted.
A bill of $69 from the Rock Island
Auto company for taxi hire when Dr.
Crawford, examiner for the state
boerd of health, recently visited the
cily for the purpose of Inspecting the
dairies of the county and smallpox
fituation, caused considerable discus-
and was laid over for Investiga
PAY FOR Fi t KI1F.R.
The sum of $990 was allowed E. D.
Etnyre & Company for the street
flusher recently purchaned. The mayor
was authorl.id to advertise' for bids
for coal for the water works and other
departments of the city. A communi
cation as read from Henry Biesen
roth, protesting against the size of his
assessment on the Second ward water
main. A petition protesting against
the Sixth avenue pavement was read.
The mayor was authorized to adver
tise for. bids for fire station No. 4
which is to be placed on Thirtieth
street between Fifteenth and Seven
teenth streets. Appropriations for the
structure has already ben made.
Bonds for the erection of station No.
6 w ill be voted on at the special elec
tion on Thursday. The council then
New York Released in a state
court on a suspended sentence after
pleading guilty to the charge of run-
How to Absorb an
(Thyllis Moor In Town Talk.)
Th far which U admired for Its
iwamy muni have a atm-mooth akin,
pink and whtta and youthful lookina-.
.ha vitly thlna- I know of that can
fik auch a complexion out of an after),
faded it dtarolorrd one i nv-an a nat
ural, not a Tainted, rcmplexiun la ordin
ary mercollaed wax. Thia remarkable
ubtUnm literally absorb the unviicM
ly cuticle, a little each day. th. elcax.
healthy. -irilah skin beneath arWuailr
reeling out until within a week or ao
it la whollT n evidence. Of course.
nch blomiahea an frecklea. moth patch -
liver apota. blotchea and pimples are
dikrarded with the dd akin. If you wiH
I'rtur an ounce cf mercollxed wax at
the drua; rtore. u Ilka cold cream
ery nlrht. waahlnv thla off raorninicp.
you'll ftnd It a veritable, wonder-worker.
Ane t.r valuable natural treatment la
wfch lotion to reniova wrinklea which
can be eailly prepaj-ed. Dlaaoiva 1 oa.
powdered aazoiit In V, pint witch
Batba the faca In thU anl you'll
aad it ' worka lik majlc." (Adv.
Trouble I Alleged to Be Owe to
eavation for Thirty-eighth
Buy $50 worth of furniture here,
and this handsome spun brass two
light Electrolier Is yours FREE.
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si iiiis.Bona quarterea oak China b.XXXXiVtr...OC I INI I l V
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I A colonial pattern, bought especial- JMT ri U PS W Kg fg igg f S eTu $12.98
ly ror this event. The case Is beau- Jll ffCl &CV. f 91 I 1 I 11- iW'.v'f L't1 $y' h
tifully finished in flaky American . ' s&J sL-Tcrf " lgg F "1 f i U GENUINE LEATHER
iu a large " mTSr SF I II I ill Jr-H ft Sjt-f-i-1 ' l -HSSr3rV i
I dresser at a small Pinfln V I 2 1 I ll JUil firiiS jggg.: g d -fi
3 price $10.5 a; rmmrSiW I ll Wiii k d W II
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'1 1 IILL I'i I llLLli fv.1 Th Bed-Is the best Simmons quality, being made of 2-inch heavy tubing and all Joints iSS PS U 'XijW
D II IfeJ felHfi flUB,l,nam,l? f."fnlUry and bautl,uI finl8h San fiect-the lacquer is of best. itVl UztW M W'
B 14 ' STfc: ' -W grade and win hold ts color indeflnitelv. fit ' 1 tf-: f SijZr Ja
h vrx" , . .,!.if'T'-'-Kj; '.- "jf-y t, . . ...,-.. v vuUU-iuy variety ana covered with our- . ,; v:
H -Jp feTg We stripe ticking made with a heavy box edge !h f,:f ; r.Kg' '
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Every Deal A Square Deal
ning a baseball pool or lottery, Emil
C. Hettinger waiked Into the arms of
federal inspectors, who arrested him
on a charge of using the malls fraud
ulently under the name of the Inter
national Baseball Information Bureau.
MOZARPS UPiTtMELY END.
Sad Finish of the Career of "he Great
Late hours, unwearied vigils, eve,
lasting labor, the effects of chilhs. damp
and exposure, in tbe hard life be led
life alternating between "brilliant
passages and the most loathsome
drudgery, between roy anticipations
of fortune and inevitable and eternal
disappointments had their effects on
the rigorous constitution of Mozart
His lamp of life burnt out untimely.
While still a young man only thirty,
five years old be fell Into ill health,
tbe symptoms of which were a fitful,
restless nervousness, a craving for in
ordinate errltement and a rapid decay
of tbe physical stamina of bis con&a
tuttga. Unfortunately for him. In tbe ab
sence of any strong Influence at home
fevbich might keep him in the path of
duty, be was tempted to seek recrea
tion abroad and fell into the company
ef dissipated set of men, b aunt era
of tbe theaters and taverns of Vienna,
Mfi chief spirit of whom was one
Pchlkaneder, a low, coarse man of a ei
ther refinement nor talent In com'
piny with this crew the glorious gen
ius, whose critical state of tealta de
manded the utmost care and attention
from loving hands, fitted night after
eight from tarvrn to tavern in Vienna,
feiudiog himself with rice under the
J No One Can
Every metal bed sold here is responsibly certified for
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quabty. From an artistic viewpoint tbe entire offering represents the effort of the best makers in the land so much for
the beauty of the beds. Along in October or November, when your neighbor pays a third more for the self-same duclil
catcs you will thank us for the privilege we now extend. 1
Concerned are over thirty different styles at as many different prices and 'each at the
namely 33 1-3 per cent. Fear not that the sort you want is missing for there are
idea that he was gathering the secret
spirit of brotherhood for use in bis
opera. "The Jingle Flute." oa which
be at that time was engaged. Row
bat ham's "Private Life of Great Com
posers. " TRIED TO BE TACTFUL -"
Yet Little Glory's Schema Didn't Work
Out According to Rule.
"Children." said Mr. Tlmlclns, who
bad been suddenly moved to deliver a
little sermon as be swallowed his sec
ond egg at breakfast, "whenever yoo
bear anybody say anything meau or
unpleasant, act as though you hadn't
beard it Talk about something else
and pretend you don't hear. That's
what we call tact"
When Mr. Tlmkins got home that
afternoon from the office he observed
that somebody bad strewn his favorite
golf clubs and all his golf balls over
tbe front yard. Summoning his six-year-old
daughter Glory, he , said
"Glory, did yon get an dad V golf
things out and put them here -where
anybody coold steal tbemT
-Iad." replied Glory with perfect
composure, "Isn't it too bad onr Ice
cream freezer's out of order, 'cans
Mary cant make any Ice cream?"
"Glory, did you dij up all this turf
knocking those balls around?
"And Uncle Randolph came and took
mother for a ride la his aoto," conttn
oed the six-year-old. "When are we
going to get an auto, dad?"
"But Glory." said Mr. Tlmkins, I
wsnt to know about these golf clubs.
Did yon strew them around be re 7
Why dont you answer?
elU.jea. J did." said the young
Afford to Close their Eyes' to
All Sizes All
iiJy : r-m-mfiiiSSi rim in' m i i 'n nm , ,,' (rjj
K X MM M f T m lit It C T M W B 1 t W . . E -
person, "but I was trying to change
tbe subject 'cause I didn't want you
to know that I beard something mean
and unpieassnt" New York Post
In the Mont da Pieta the Parisian Has
a Model Institution.
Tbe story of tbe Mont de Piete, the
great pawnshop of Paris, reads like a
romance It Is tbe survival of an old
bank conducted by a religious order es
tablished to Ogbt usury. This benevo
lent enterprise was given up to be
started afresh-under tbe direction of
the government la 1801. when Napo
leon was nenr tbejieight of his glory.
The profits go to tbe state and to char
ity to tbe public aid department and
to the hospitals of Paris. Tbese chari
ties benefit about $70,000 a year.
Tbe storage facilities of tbe Mont de
Piete are admirable. Tbe Frenchman
may pawn bis feather bed. When It
comes back to him It as well as mat-
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I to you when the appetite Is -
keen, the digestion good and the I
liver and bowels active. If you I
Iare cot enjoying these privileges
you should try I
STOMACH BITTERS fj
at once. - It will help you. H
reliability. of construction in eve
Shapes All New
A darky employed ss an office boy In
Kentucky came to work one mornins
with a face that looked as thongh it
bad been rcn through a meat grinder.
"Henry," demanded his surprised
employer, "what In tbe world has hap
pened to you?'
"Well, sub. boss," explained Henry.
"I got Into a little argument las' night
wit another nigger, and one thing led
to another tweil 1 up and bit at him.
Well, suh. It seemed lak dnt Irritated
him. He took and blacked both of mab
eyes and bit one of mab years mighty
nl?b off and split man Hp and knocked
two of mnh teeth loose, and den he
th'owed me down and stamped me In
de stomach. Honest boss. 1 never did
git so sick of a nigger In mab lifer
Saturday Evening Post
tresses, blankets and all bed furnish
ings, has been thoroughly disinfected.
Tbe rate of interest on loans Is small,
and It encourages by all means the re
demption of tbe goods on which money
has been advanced. An tbe Mont de
Piete advances money only on a con
servative valuation as a role to the
vslue of two-thirds of tbe article pawn
edthere la generally a surplus to go
to tbe pawner If tbe pledge Is sold.
Municipal pawnshops In Berlin charge
12 per cent, in Brussels 1 per cent and
In Madrid 6 per cent
In London for small loans tbe pawn
shop rate Is from 400 to 1.000 per cent
per aunotn. Indianapolis News.
St Paul Drugged, beaten and rob
bed, John Gannom Jr, of La Crosse,
Wis., Is in a serious condition at a
local hospital. He was found on the
Chicago, Milwaukee St St Paul tracks
rft-i 1 i.
saving referred to above,
eight miles from St Paul, nearly nude
and half crazed through exposure to
the sun. He was attacked by thugs
b-4l I fail
Many People Want
Shouldn't their posession mean as much to you
A il af .
. o me mousana3 who
them from you? ' ;
It is many nickel sales a day that make merchants
rich. Many nickels saved at the German Trust &
Savings bank will giye you a fair start for fortune.
German Trust & Savings Bank
ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS.
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This solid oak kitchen need cabU
net will make the wife happy.
U'b complete and roomy, is con
structed of solid kiln dried oak
and has handsome art glass
compartment CI 2 TC
doors $ 1 O. D
and - Is
Undoubtedly the best solid oak
genuine leather chair offered in
the tri-cities at anywhere near
the price the finish Is first,
class and It's strong and rigid.
See this real bargain at our
Your Credit is Good Here
while on his way to Chicago, but where
or how Is a mystery he cannot un
ravel now. -
use their skill to attract r