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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY. DECEMBER 13, 1913.
SPECIAL MEETING, NOV. 18. 1913. 1 afe to w alk on the struts of our city,
.Ciry Council. Chamber, Rock Island. I "w dark, even though It be to f ul-1
i:iTh. riir ,n,mri . 1 1 n!l h is moit ra cred du t ies t owa rd God '
?!(!) at 9 o'clock p. nx. Mayer
Schr!cr and all commissioner pres
and the church, therefore be It
R-soIved by the Immanuel's Lu-i
tberan congregation of Rock Island, i
W'titr-h o m tiuwh KnHr Hrui n nt a 1
Commissioner Rudgren offered a ru!. mingle into political and civic J
-nuiui iiiii nidi iue iououjb claiII,B i matters
" dliunru. lU-mil. JUf U II Hi U Li. :
John S:app. $25. Carried by
Commissioner Rudrren offered a
but which deems it neces--
I sary ?n nch extraordinary cases to
take extraordinary steps, that we as '
a church body demand most earnest-,
ly and emphatically of the honorable 1
mavor anii commissioners of this citr I
resolution that P. F. Trenkenschuh be)and other 0?T,cia ho mty b4 re.
flowed $n.f9S.r,1 for watermains on i ,pon,ibje for the enforcement ef the.'
c-eenin nrei irom j-emna to j n:ra . )awg onf. etatp an(J ne city ordi.
avenues ana on Third avenue irom
Seventh to Fourth streets,
by unanimous rote.
on mot'on of Commls-
nances 'n our citv. to do all in the'r
Carried j powr, rigidly to enforce such laws
and ordinances for the safety and pro
tection of every citizen of this city.
M. T. RCDGREX.
i so as to re-establish the confidence of
all law abid ng citizens In the pres
ent administration: and we as mem
bers of the Immanuel's I..utheran con-
REG'JLAR MEETING NOV. 24. 1913. ..9.;m. n nntlnn urnixttv tn
City Council Chamber. Rock Island, eive prayers and intercessions to God
111. Nov. 24. 1P13. The city council Almighty for our authorities and a'd
met in regular session at 3 o'clock, them in their good efforts to give our
p. m.. Mayor Schriver and all cornmis- city a gcod and efficient government,
sioners rrpsent. J And be it furthermore resolved that
Th clerk read the mtmt of the! we petition your honorable body that
regular meeting held Nov. 17. 191.1. a copy of the resolutions be spread
Mayor Schriver offered a resolution ' upon the minutes of your next regular
that the minutes of the council pro-j meeting.
ceedingK under dat of Nov. 17. j Commissioner Rudgren offered a
be amnd-d to eive the mayor's rea-; resolution that the resolution just
sons for objecting to th adoption of read be received and placed on file
the saloon ordinance, as follows: "A and that a copy of same be srread
he was taken by surprise and had not upon our minutes as requested. Car-;
ben Kerved with a copy of the pro j ried by unanimous vote. I
posed ordinance ana nal no Knowi-j Commissioner Revnolds offered
Start Your Gift
This Season Come Today and
See These New Electric Gifts
Yes, come and see the appliances themselves, see them demon
strated. They make the most ideal remembrances imaginable.
Come, and check at least a few items from your shopping list
selecting electric gifts.
Electrical appliances are bright, new, beautiful, service
able, and arc guaranteed to give years of satisfactory ser
vice. Isn't it a pleasing thought, that your gift will pro
vide years of pleasure; that its enduring and endearing
services will many, many times remind the recipient of
You who have experienced the discomforts and unsat
isfactory selections of other crowded holiday periods,
must appreciate the suggestion to "shop early." The as
sortments will allow greater choice and our salesmen will
have more time to thoroughly demonstrate these electri
edge of same prior to the meeting."
Carried: Ayep Sc-hrl vr, Rudgren.
Hart. Hear. Nay Reynolds. The
minutes were then approved as amend
ed. The clerk read a resolution adopted
by the Immanuel's I-jtheran congre
gation of Rock Island. Ill, as follows:
"Whereas it Is the sacred duty of
eery good and loyal citizen of -
communitv to seek the welfare of
BJrh community, and
"Whereas it is also the sacred duty I
of all who are entrustc-d with therov-j
ernmenf o- a consmun ty to do all in I
their power to protect the life and j
property of all citizens, as well as to1
pjni.-li or cau:-e to be punished all j
those who destroy or t-eek to destroy
the life rr i roperty of their fellow
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resolution that the ordinance entitled
"An ordinance to amend section one
of chapter .10 of the revised ordinances
of If'io of the city or Rock Island
relating to saloons, be amended by
striking out the final clause In words
and figures following: "It is further
required that a two-thirds vote of all
members of this council shall be nec-
i esary in order to amend, extend or
j alter any of the terms of this section.
The license shall not betransferable
except as provided by chapter 16 en
titled '!.k-enseSy Carried by unani
Commissioner Reynolds offered a
resolution that the ordinance entitled
) "An ordinance to anient! section one
iof chapter r.O cf the revised ordin-fanc-es
of the city of Rock Island'' re
! lating to saloons, as amended by strlk-
final clause, be consid-
iirrurrc-ncs in our it
nus holdups, robl erieii. and other
crime, esnerially tli" foul murder cf j
John I!. Sciicff.sei. one of our best
ir.embers. who on hB peaceful return ,
r ...t..nnil .il.ilmH lv
ir..mi.. " nnr. nf the ,.f rf,U T.I..4-
ilhiins in front c f his home on : 7" . "' ' -
red. Orrled by unanimous vote.
Commissioner Reynolds offered a '
esolutrion that the odnance entitled
"An ordinance to amend section one '
of chapter T.O of the revised ordin- j
,.;i v it i-. o! icus that our ity offi-
lalb ha .e !, en ncslect ing the r du;y,
"Wherea it is olnious that under I
h- -is'inR conditions no citizen is)
lating to saloons, as amended bv strik
ins out the final clause, be adopted. !
Carried by unanimous vote.
Commissioner Rudgren submitted
the weekly pay roll for week ending!
Nov. 22. 1913. as follows:
T. Vanuel 5 i
An Honest Doctor
j hi LVtSTZB Mm iMITH.
Pi VJ J-
Mr. Sylester Smith. r6'J Soutn j
;rar.d avtnue, St. Iyouif. Mo., writes: 'j
All Holpoint applianc
es sold during the holi
days are -wrapped in hoi
Yes, you must come in and let us demonstrate their "giftiness" and utility.
Only one question
need concern you: ."Is
So-and-So's home cquip
oed with electric lights?"
'Teruna is the best friend a sick man i j
tan have. J i
"A few months ago I came here in ; j
a wretched condition. Exposure and j,
dampness naa ruineci j
my once ronust neaitn.
I had catarrhal aec
tions of the bronchial
and for a time there was a
j ;' S hopl 12.td f
'.I. M Johnson S.ir, i
, Al Fuller 12.6
V. Kckermann 12W j
! t . t laussen 12. CO
.1. Rrackmeyer 12.0
C. H ishman 12. HO
j K. liwnow ay 1 2.J'
W McCunk 12.I0
I L. I). Tow ell 12
1 F. Cest 12.6i)
JH Ctke 12o!
: Wm. 'lodfrey C.C't '
L. tlcylord (teami 2-".C0 !
!. Sihtnidt tteann 23.20
! t". liramile (teami 25")
lj. Khlers Meaml "T. f. W.Mayer
j A. Dunoway (team 2Y20
f.eorge Schaab (team)
j C. Rosenthal (team)
.A. Hingston (team)
'J Meyers (teami
j J. Rrandle (tani)
J. Rrandle (team)
j A. Smith (teami
: A. Smith (team)
f. Thorps (team i
! K. Thorp (team)
W. O'Brien 12.60
' J. Siebrandt 12.60
C.rypp 4 20
Ly 12 e)
McCarl 11. .11 j
Nockels 12 50 '
Peters 12 60 I
Wilhite 6.S5 j
.Whitten 12 6' I
FA Perco, the perfect electric percolator; be
gins to percolate in less tha na minute after
current is on ! Extracts all the flavor and
aroma from coffee; two sizes, 6 and 9 cups.
Prices, ?S and $9.50.
El Chafo, the electric chafing dish, equally
adaptable for the den, dining room or porch
anywhere there is a lamp socket. Xo fuel
to fill or spill ; no flame, no matches just
turn on current.
El (irillo, boils, broils, fries and toasts; docs
anything any one plate stove of equal heat
ing surface wil do, but double the quantity
because El (Jrillo cooks both above and be
low its glowing boils. Guaranteed five
years. Formerly S6.50, now $5.00.
El Tosto, the vertical electric toaster; has
shelf above, which may be used to keep cer
eal cooker or coffee pot warm. Toasts two
slices of bread at a time. May be used right
on the breakfast table. Guaranteed for five
years. Price $4.00.
El Comfo, the electric heating pad; an ex
tremely simple heat control, easily and
quickly secures any temperature between
100 and 170 degrees. Costs very little to op
crate. Fully guaranteed. Price, $6.50.
Hotpoint irons, the famous electric iron with
the hot point, cool handle and attached
stand. The Hotpoint iron heats quickest
and retains heat longest ! Costs very little to
use. Guaranteed 10 years. A most accepta
ble and enduring remembrance ! Price, $3.50.
PEOPLES POWER COMPANY
K. O'Connai ii.ifMrrom Kignteentn avenue to Aiken
William Glass .' 1 1.10 I street, a 10-inch vtatermain on Ninth
Eighteenth avenue to
Aiken street, and a 6-incn watermaln
on Aiken street from Ninth to Twelfth
B. Kaskadden 12.60
A. .1. Simmers (overtime) .... l.S.'i
l. Doyle 12 6o streets, according to specifications.
Ben I.eaton 6.80 ! Carried by unanimous vote.
6. no 1 Mayor tchriver offered a resolution
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
From The Argus Fi'es of 1888
-, . J. Martins
. . ... 1 j c . . i . v. n . . l r 11
"7 ( " i I .J Ll 11 .-.VIOVI - ' - - 1 I . . .
10. So permission to run a moving picture ,, ;
12.60 I theater in the building at the corner of
2.1.20 n,rt Nichols
16. SO j Dennis Collins ;
S 40 j Recapitulation.
Street and bridge account . .
Waterworks expense account
Waterworks const, account..
Reservoir expense account...
Dec. 7. E. H. Barker fell from the
iroof of the ice house at the lower end
of town and sustained a fractured
i wrist. Dr. Plummer, Sr., attended
carrrier by Postmaster
12.60 j Ninth street and Seventh avenue, be
. 1 ... . . I .
$9S4.01 I On motion of Commissioner Rud
gren the council adjourned until to
morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock.
M. T. RUDGREN,
Wm. McEnlry. city attorney of Rock
i Island, is being entertained at the
thome of P. Lillis in Clinton.
resolution that the weekly ray roll J'tst
read in amount of $9S4.0o, be consid
ered Carried by unanimous vote.
Commissioner Rudgren offered a
resolution that the weekly pay roll
Dec. 8. Rock lsiand lodge A. P.
and A. M. elected officers as follows:
W. M.. W. Kennedy: S. W., 10. H.
Schmitten; J. W, E. Beck; treasurer
j W. Baker; KBecretary, V. Gactjer; audi I
8 go ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING, l"r' J,"" ' 7 u-Jlk
Rail- J K n C'ark: tvler. J. M.I
JS'M.Oo uJ -ou, . u,mutr, ock isiana. . . of board of ton.
offered , r.2. l13.-The city council -
Mi6s Kitty Geht entertained a num
ber of her school friends at a party
I held at her home.
Messrs. E. B. McKown, A. D. Sperry,
Dec. 12. James Foster of Audubon
county, Iowa, and V. H. Hammond of
Washington county, Kansas, are visit
ing at the house of George Foster.
I. Huber has moved into his new
office on Elm street. The office is
nicely furnished in cherry and plat3
doubt s? to my recovery.
"My good hon-.-s't old doctor advis d
me to take F'lTima, which I d:d and,
in a s-hort time try health began to!
improve ery rapidly, the bronchial!
trouMe gradually d'sappeared and in j
three months my healtn was fully re-1
"Accept a gratef-j! man's thanks
for I: ix restoration to perfect health"!
Ask Your Druggist for Fret Peruna i
Lucky Day Almanac for 1914.
I Just considered in amount of $954.03, 1
Iioering . . .
B. Ranson . . .
P. Heerl:ng .
Emil Frank ..
Carried by unanimous
Nov. 25, 1913.
City Council Chamber, Rock Island
111 VrtV. f-, 1013 Th Hlv r-minll
met in aujournea regular session at i
o'cloc k p. m.. Mayor Schriver and all I
Mayor Schriver read a communica
tion from E. H. Guyer in which he
asks for damages in the sum of $200
jon account of damage done by the
city in grading on his property.
Mayor Schriver offered a resolution
that the communication of E. II.
Al Sugden 14.70
II .Mortell 14.70
I) Doyle (last week) 12.f0
a a resoiuiion iu iuuu-iu8 j
y ! m f . i i rti.t
allowed: a. - nun. i. rwm m
Mfg Co.. $31.12; F. U Yerbury.
$438.12; Archie Hart, $165 Carried
by unanimous vote.
Commissioner Hart read an ordin
ance providing for the appropriation
of $2,500 for the health department.
Commissioner Hart offered a reso-,
lution that the ordinance just readjCALE OF PELICANS IS
F. W. Lang. Frank Nadler r.nd A. M.
Bruuer, departed for Dixon, III., where
they are to attend a district conven
tion of V. M. C. A.
Jam's Cozatt severed his connection
with the Holmes syndicate to take up
Guyer be referred to Commissioner j occupation w ith the fcock Inland lines.
Reynolds to report. Carried by unan- The High School Literary society
ejecieu. ine lUlIU" iuk wilir-in iui
On motion of Commissioner Hart
the- council adjourned to meet at $
o'clock this evening.
M. T. RUDGREN,
mm 4 HmUmlmr llftum r-.nfli' iil. but
cilv rrr.-l if u i.t. 1 1 up
t- a I l--and on jimplo. ay trrms.
Open Evtninji Until Christmas.
FIDELITY LOAN CO.
IK 4C3 Best Bldj. Pnore R. I. 514 ROCK ISLAND
providing for the appropriation
$2,300 for the health department, be
considered- Carried by unanimous
Commissioner Hart offered a resolu
tion that the ordinance Just consid
ered providing for the appropriation
of $2.30O for the health department,
be adopted. Carried by unanimous
Mayor Schriver read an osdiuai.ee
relating to the superintendent of
Mayor Schriver offered a resolution
that the ordinance relating to the su
perintendent of waterworks be considered-
Carried by unanimous vote.
t.vm 6jihvlrat fiffarftH n royit it f irkn
tnat r. t . i rensenscnun re iiraea
the contract for laying a 12-inch water-'
mtkim An PirhlMnf h armiw from Fif '
teenth to Twenty-fourth street, a 10
iincb wateraiain on Twelfth street
PENDING SAYS OWNER
Cleveland. Ohio, Dec. 13. President
C. W. Somers of the Cleveland Amer
ican league baseball club admitted that
negotiations are pending for the sale
cf the New Orleans Southern league
dub. which Somers owns, to A. J.
Heineman of that city. Somers de
nied, however, that the sale bad been
consummated and declined to forecast
when the transfer would be made, if
mi m Dni Uriwg, tW TiUcj HW mmi
tkz Kmrr otrirnrrr. oiekt n.
ensuing yer: President, John Scott;
vice president. Maggie McFarland;
secretary, Charles Reimers; treasurer,
Dec. 9. Eggs were quoted today
1 U 1.11 lvl(kl" . j . . . u v - "
The entertainment to be given for
the benefit of the high school piano i
at Harper's theatre next Tuesday j
night by the famous Imperial quartet
of Chicago, will be one of the most
select and in every way cultured en-;
tertainments of the season. A very j
worthy cause "will be aided by patron-!
izing it. j
Dec. 10. The funeral of Mrs. J. B. '
Everett was held from the residence i
of D. J. Sears on the bluff yesterday J
afternoon. Rev. Gue conducting the f
Ex-Supervisor Martin Schoonmack-
ftp nt Rifmlf vbi in thm f4fv trktav
j Dec. 11. James Bennett, father of
;Mrs. W. H. Ladders of this city, died
iat his Davenport home yesterday
W. 1L Dunker was appointed ub-
rfatr Vila Horses That Trap Fish and i
Then Eat Them.
Along Albemarle sound, on the North
Carolina coast, there is m!'e nfter mile
of loir, sandy shore, where nothius
grows except n coarse grass, a fetv
salt water weeds iind wild parsley.
On these banks lives 8 strange breed
of half wild horses, known as "luMiker
ponies." TIicm; creatures are general
ly n bo ut twir-e the fize of Sht-tluud
Every year the herd owners drive (he
"bankers'' Into pens, brand the fouls
with the proper mark and c-utch some
of the older nnimals to sell to the
dealers. North Carolinians say that
the beasts must be starred into eating
grain, hay or grass, for tney bare al
ways lived on the rank salt marsh
gTftss of the marshes and on fish.
Tbey catch the fish for themselves nt
low tide. With their hoofs they 'dig
deep holes In the soud below high
water mark. When the tide falls tiiey
greedily devour the fish that are
stranded In these holes. Often they
fight briskly over au especially tempt
In captivity these strange horsei sre
Intelligent, but seldom are ;ven In
tamper. Once t.mied. they make excel
lent dr.nft animals, for (hey have a
strength that Is disproportionate t
their size. Foals that are bred fr?ui
bankers In captivity make valuable
animals strong, healthy, intelligent
and far less vicious than ttiHr parents.
"Father." KniU a boy. "I've got a pen
cil nhh-,1 will v. rite green, purple,
crimson o- any :otor ynu like." "Not
the same prm-il. m.v sou " "Vmi daren't
bet me n dice it won't, daddy V "I'll
give you n dime If It will." said his fa
ther. The youngster dived Inl. his
ockets. produced the stt::np of a com
mon lead peiic!! anil" wrote on a pi-i-e
of paper the words, "-ii-i-ii. purple,
crimson " There, dad ly. n ay it won't
write any color you like now! Ilud
over that diaie "
When a cold becomes nettled In ttio
system, it will take several days' treat
ment to cure it, and the best remedy
to use i Chamberlain's Cough Rem
edy. It will cure quicker than any .
other, and also leaves the nytttm In
a natural an1 healthy condition. Sold
by all druggists. (Adv.)
A XMAS GIFT BARGAIN
SPECIAL SALE OF
Triangle Electric Flat Irons
from 9 a. m. to 9 p. m.
Saturday, December 13th, Only
The only flatiron that is guaranteed forever.
LEITHNER & WEISHAR
309 Eighteenth street. Safetj Building