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THE RDCS ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY. OCTOBER .3, 1913.
ISSUES BOOK OF
M. Ernner, Extension Ex
pert, Prepares Volume at
Request of Evangelists.
A. it. Bruner. community extension
expert for the industrial evangelistic
foundation, las prepared a volume cf
fcddreases for nae in various factories
ad industrial planta for evangelistic
work. The book contains 100 outlines,
and tn first edition is now on the
press of the I-akn Side- company of
Chicago. The book haB been prepar
sd by Mr. Bruner at the behest of the
North American Evangelists' associa
don, which In a recent conTcntion at
ft'inona I-ake. Ind., asked Mr. Bninor
'.o present his plan of work. Same was
jnaTrnio ifly adopted by the organiza
tion, and a; the tame time c me a re
j'ier.t to prepare a book of ehep talks
In which his system would be ex
Mr. Bruner acted as roTnmusity ex
tension expert with the Men and Re
lieion Forward movement two years
o, the work being under the direc
tion of Frd B. Smith. The Christian
Herald Publishing Co. of New York
has the following to sayof Mr. Bn
ner's newest work:
"Bmner's Shop Ta!ks have been
V-ard by ra'lroad. shop and factory
men throughout the entire country.
His work is of the plain. f-arieFS, di
rect !ort which appeals to men be
cause they can understand it. The
esuPs from bis efTort? have been clear
Mid definite, and be has won a place
or blmpelf as a special evangelist to
tr" more than twenty million men in
llie class that has been appointed for
Mr. Hnirer leaves Morday nifcht .o
finduct campaigns at Aurora. 111.: Ie
;roit, M'ch.: Sc-arton, I'a.; Hloomiiig
Joti. I'l., and Nashville, Tenn.
HEAD OF N. Y.. PRISON REFORM COMMITTEE .
IN CELL AS CONVICT TO STUDY REFORMS
i ri r
r , s
- t I ' , I
j w ill not altogether succeed uniess I .
lam treated exactly -like these other
men. I ask you, therefore, to aid me
'by making no discrimination in my
j favor. Relax your regular discipline i
not a Jot hiie I am here. Give me .
I the same guidance as these others, no :
: more. !f I offend aeainst the rules !
i give me the same punishment. I shall ;
I expect it. j
1 -Let me assure you that I come ,
. nn an orranH rtf inraptfirctinn !
t Ul'l vi " . . ...... . iiiic3u,aiivu
j I come in no sense as a spy on offi
'cers or inmates; I come solely to test,
jso far as I can, the effect of the
j prison system upon the mind of the
i prisoner. Perhaps many outside the
walls will tnink that at be.t this ac
tion is quixotic, if not worse. I shall
not argue the matter. I realise the
shortcomings that will attend the ex
perience, yet I shall undertake it be
cause I have the feeling that after
I have lived among you. marched in
your lines, shared your food, gone to
the same stone cells at night, and ia
j the morning looked out at God's sun
: light through these same iron bars,
j that then, and not until then, can I
ifeel the knowledge which will break
1 flown the barriers between my soul
.'and the souls of my brothers."
m mmm Costs No More At
"The Home of High Grade Furniture'
CALLED IT TOLEDO.
4 zr-? vWiS
Special Taxation Nctice.
Notice is hereby given to all persons
Interested, that th city council of the
:ity of Rock Island, comity of Rock
Island, state of Illinois, having ordered
that a local improvemcnr be mad by
laving Kieventh avenue from Kiev
entli street to Twelftii street, the
ordinance for (be same being on hie iu
the office of the city cl?rk, having ap
plied to the county court of Rock Is
land county for an aBK-ssment of the
roosts of ta!d Improvement, according
to frontago, and an assessment there
fore having been made and returned to
said court, the final hearing thereon
will be on the !th day of October, A.
I). 1913, a'. 9 o'cloc k a. m., or as soon
thereafter as the business of the court
will pTm't. All persons des'ring may
r! objections iu said court before
a1d d;iy and may appear cm the hear
;ng and niakt their d'fecse. Pa'd as
sessment ia payable In ten (10) in
bailments, and fill instalments except
th first shall bear iti'erent from date
f-.t.A after diito of confirmation until
paid, at the rate of Ave (5) per cent
jer annum. JOHN . MILLKR.
official appoir'pd to make asseiismeat.
Dated Sept 22, 1913. (Adv.)
Thomas Mott Osborne
Aub.irn. N. Y., Oct. ?,. Thomas Mow at hard labor in Auburn prison. I
Osborne. anti-Tammany leader and j expect to begin serving my sentence
chairman of the prison committee, ! t,lis wppk and ain coming here to
. .i.i. . . I live vour life; to be housed, clothed,
lias entered Auburn prison on the , . . . . ,, ,,,
fed. treated in all respects like one
same basis as a convicted felon. He . of vou , want to spp for nij.Fp,f ex.
voluiitarily sentenced himself 'to anjactly what your life is like, not as
indeterminate period for the purpose j viewed from the outside in but "rom
of learning the mental processes that i the inside out.
when a man is committed to
operaie wnen a man is commute.! 10 ; ..f)f coursp. i anl not so foolish as
a suite's 'prison. He has insisted upon j to think tnat j can st,e k from Pxactiv
the carrying out of all procedure, even ; vn. ni, nf rt- TUnif0iitiv man
nn.-.. rool ricn.r h I OHglliaiiy WHS "iOie10lU.
ieoie, meaning .uui uer oi i eopie,
to parting with his mustache nnd
pompadour, and if he should violate
the rules he is ready to take a spell
in the dungeon.
Outlining his plea to the convicts
jus-t before lie rook up bis abode with
in the prison. Mr. Osborne said:
"I want to find out whether our
prison system is intelligent, whether
it flies in the face of all common
sense and human nature, as I think
it does: whether, guided by sympa
thy and experience, we cannot find
something far better to take its place,
as I believe we can.
moment walk out;
Story of H.ow an Ohio City Came if '
Get Its Nam.
About 100 years ago 'a little settle- !
ment existed at the mouth of the Man- j
i mee river. Its name. Tort Lawreuco, i
j was given iu honor of the great naval
! commander. The little town was not J
prcs;erous. and five years Inter Major i
i Stickuey. an enthusiastic but eccentric '
man. founded another settlement right
next to Port Lawrence and called hi
villa ge Vistula. Both settlements were
stimulated somewhat by the cornpeti-
Won. bm neither prospered sufficiently, '
and "tie year later it vns proposed to
unite the towns. i
Everything was easily arranged ex- I
cept the name, and here trouble arose.
Major Stickney insisted that the new j
community accept the name of his j
pait. Vistula, but the citizens were not
prepared to have a name thrust upon j
them by one whose peculiarities led i
him to name his two children "No. 1"
at'. I "No. 2.'" This fact in the major'a
family life was enough to cause any
I suggestion from biin to be received
! The discussions were many and heat
! ed when Willard Daniels, a merchant
of Vistula, suggested that they adopt
the name of Toledo, the ancient capital
i of Spain. He explained that the word
..ml, ' i' , , '0
rass Sed Special
Brass Bed, like cut,, in the saiin finish, has two-inch posts, and is
a very beautiful and durable bed throughout. Having bought these
beds in large quantities at a very low price, we are going to offer
.them for. one week only, at
the unheard of price of
(Only one bed to each customer.)
Genuine quarter-sawed oak Buffet,
has an all hand rubbed and polish
ed finish. Made by experienced
cabinet makers and consists of the
best construction throughout. Has
plenty of room for linens and also
has large cupboard space for dishes,
one of the upper drawers being
finished on the interior especially
for silverware. This beautiful
buffet is a regular $32.00 buffet.
To be offered for this
week only at
and Mr. Daniels said they ought to be
snnr11n7 a fu linurs a liav in n roll !
is quite a different thing' from the j ol,;e co,ne Bhr under such I
- a r m title of peace. Another reason was th? i
ucnrv mi nn nx u fit L c mnnf he toara' '
nnr u nHenn a ma(l.,',.f r:nii,.V'Ti,.v roniarliiible nearness in latitudes of
" I hnth nlnrps in Snnln nn.l In Ohin. the
cannot make a convict any more than
they can . make . a gentleman.
"I realize perfectly that my point
of view cannot be yours; but neith
er when I go to Paris is my point of
view that of a Frenchman. Just as
an American may understand some
things about 'Paris which are not so
j cleay to the average Frenchman, so
"I am coming here to learn what i perhaps a short residence among you
actual difference being only a little
more thr.n one degree. Further argu
ments were that it was pleasant in
sound, easy to pronounce and that no
city of the western continent as yet
bore the name.
His reasoning prevailed, and the
united towns assumed the name To-
i ledo. That thev remained true to it
I can at first hand. In the court of : here may enable me to judge some
conscience I have been found guilty
ot navmg uvea many years man- accurately than tiiose who
ferent to and ignorant of what has I close to the problem to see it
been going on behind these walls, and right perspective.
have been sentenced to a short term j " word to the officials. My plan
is shown in the fact that their first
things about the prison svstem more. ! I " I. . 11 . . ,
accurately than those who live too ! Toledo Blade, in recognition of the fact
mat joieao, ftapm. was rameu an over
the world for the quality of the sword
blades which it produced. Ladies'
ELEVATORS IN EUROPE.
Dining Chair, like cut, made of
solid quarter sawed oak, has full
box seat, covered in genuine leath
er. This is a regular Jj.oO value.
To be sold during
this week at each'
S U ; H . J If J above for
Complete set of six chairs, as pic
tured and described ftt "t
We Pay . ..:
1615 - 1617 - 2 AVE. R.I.
Your scrubbing is done in half the
time, with half the work, with
Washes dishes, pots, pans, windows
and cleans everything in a jiffy.
5c and larger packages
"Let the COLO DUST TWINS
do your viorlt"
Except In First Clas Hotels They A'
The use of passenger elevators Is not
nearly so general In Europe as it is In
j the United states. In Germany nn I
I France most hotels of the very highest
j class, catering to wealthy foreign trav-
ners. me triiuiiJiJtru nuu cieidiuij
much like the American type, and in
tended to be freely used both up and
down. The cheapest hotels and many
very gjod ones at moderate prices.
i though four or five stories high, are
not provided with elevators.
'; The almost universal type for nie
j dium priced hotels lias a Tvooden cr.gt;
3 by 5 feet, intended for five ier- i
j sons. It is driven by a four horse '
power electric motor and controlled by I
a series of push buttons on the outside j
nt the liottom. A person desiring to gff i
the attendant (or. rather, any servant ,
for there is no elevator noyi puslit i
button No. 3. the car stops nt th i
third floor, and the passenger steps out
and calls down the shaft that the car
i Is free.
I Sonit times the button control Is ia
side, in which case the attendant ac
j companies the passenger Sometimes
: there is an annunciator, but not often.
! because the car is not supposed to be
j called to an upper floor to cany pas
j sengers down. Stairs ure for that pur
pose. As th t rencu nave it. tuis in
stitution is aa ascenseur" and not by
any chance a "descenseur." In any
case. It is a privilege to use it
A few ofli'-e buildings are equipped
with the same type elevator: but. as
i a rule, none except the most preten
I tlous office have elevators. ludiau-ip-I
Suit Selling at Its 'BestNoU?
In The 'Bee Hive Suit Section
The stocks are just right now to gratify your every need and you will never find prices
more to your liking. You need that new suit right now and every day you do without it
is a day of suit service lost. Buy now and get the most out of your suit. Buy at the Bee
Hive. There is a suit here to please you no matter what your requirements may be.
Good Serviceable Suits as Low as $12.50 and $15, and at Every
Price Up to $40
I Not a Soloist.
i The late Theodore Tliuuias was re- .
j bearding the Cliicag orchestra oil the!
j stage of the Auditorium cheater. He;
j was disturbed by the whistling of At- j
I bert Burrldge. the well knowa hceue
painter, who was at work in the loft
bore the stuae. A few minutes later J
Mr. Thomas' librariau appeared on the
"bridge" where Mr Burridge. merrily
whistling, was at work. '
"Mr. Thoni.i.V compliments." said the !
librarian "and he request me to state
that iT. Mr. Burridge wisl.e to whistle
be will ik g:d t" discontinue ids rt
benrejil" To which Sir. Burridge replied suave
ly. "Mr. BurriJge'n compliments to
Mr. Tboraa. and please inform Mr
Thomas that If Mr. Burringe cannot
whistle with the orchestra be wool
bt-.eat all "
A Thousand Fashionable Winter Coats for
Women and ISlisses at $5.98, $7.50,
$10, $15, $20, $25
Our coat stock is one-fourth larger than ever before.
Never have we shown such extensive assortments Every
smart and becoming style the season has developed is here.
New cuts, new lengths, new collars, shoulders, and sleeves,
new fabrics and new colors.
We intend to maintain our reputation as Davenport's
greatest coat store and we know that we can do this only
by giving the greatest coat values.
The way the garments are already selling is the best
proof that we are making good.
They Are Here for Less
The genuine "Salts" Fur Fabrics are here in every new
effect Persiana, L'rals, Bpucles, Moleskins and Plushes.
The sale of these fabrics i3 not confined to any one store any
whero as "Salts" is the maker of the cloth oidy, and not of the gar
ments and these materials are bold to any reputable, coat maker.
We placed orders for tboot materials mcnth3 ago and this fact,
together with our immense output enables us to sell them for less
than most stores.
Stunning Hats at $3.75 and $5.00
A variety cf smart becoming styles at these prices that
will impress you with the advantage of buying your milli
nery at The Bee Hive.
FINE FURS SPECIALLY PRICED to stimulate early
fur buying we are offering some very extraordinary values.
Our display in the window will give you an idea of what
your fur mouey should buy.
e Bee Hibe on the Qrner
Second and Brady;, Dabenport
All the oewt all me time Th