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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
SATURDAY, DECEMBKIt 13, 1013.
ACTION OF BOARD
ON BOND VOTE IS
Supervisors Submit to People
Proposition for County Jail
and Two Bridges.
ALL ARE GREATLY NEEDED
State' Attorney Thompion Gives
Opinion in Smallpox Cases
bridge at the Cleveland ?ite but later
withdrew this motion.
Addresses to the board in beha'.f of
the $150,000 bond Issue were made by
H. E. Casteel. W. S. McCombs. S. W.
Searle. M. H. Sexton, S. J. Collins.
George Wagner and others from this
city and by A. G. Brown, secretary of
the Greater Moline committee.
The claim of YV. R. Moore for J1.00O
for legal services under former State's
Attorney L. M. Magill for work In
the waterpower cases, was referred to
the judiciary committee.
S'ate's Attorney F. E. Thompson
gave an opinion to the board declaring
the county liable for quarantine ex
penses In small pox cases. This mat
ter also was referred to the judiciary
The action of the board of super
visors yesterday afternoon in passing
a resolution providing for sub
mission to t:ie oters at the next gen
eral elecion. a proposition for a bond
Msue of Jl.Vi.OOo for a new county Jail
and tuo bri.lgeg. exciu-fj such favor
able rnmni"!!I tl.roucliout the city.
TIk- resolirion culling for the vot
was r-asjod. 25 to 11. and was as f olio-.
In Uv of the rT"'&Tefl recom
nieiida'iris of Krx k Inland coun
ty grand juries. ar.d the general
d-niaiifl for a nw coijriy jai!.
?.r.d also reeociiizinc the need of
a new bridtre a'-ross Rock river a.
what if known a.- the Co.oaa .te.
an J the fact that Henry county has
already appropriated Its portion of
tl.- cip'iwc of ti.is b'-eoiin'v
brijge, also recognizing the in
creasing need f a bridi-- across
Reel, ri.er :it the lower ml of t'e
cc.unfy. therfo-e be i:
Unsolved, by tiie Rock Inland
county a' the next general elec-tii-
foilow'ng fiiifh'ioti ! submit
.'! to the ot-rs of Rock Island
e;. unty at the next g-p.ral el--c-t
ion : --Shall the county of Rv-k
Inland is.sii- $1."0."'" of bonds.
S?,o.imh for 'lie Col-ina bridge ftid
$7.",mm for a new jail, unl $4.".ii"o
for a new bri.!e at or ni-r the
month cf K( k rivr. I:n1ine to
the' lower end of t eounty.
I Vl'jw in..: I.-; t!.e vole;
Local Y. M. C. A. Will Be the
Scene of Interesting Gather
ings in Next Few Days.
There will be two very interesting
meetings oa Sunday afternoon at the i
V. M. C. A. At Z o'clock In the boys' j
lobby there will be a meeting for the j
older fellows, when Walter Young of j
Ycung & McCombs will talk. His j
topic will be. "An Association Man's j
View of the Bible." There'should be j
a large number of fellows out to hear!
yr. Young discuss this most interest-1
At 4 o'clock in tiie bie lobby there
win be a meeting for men and women,
led hv Rev. H. V. Reed of the Baptist
r-i.nr.'h His tonic will be "Christ's
Word, the Supreme Authority." There
! will be special music by a ladies' quar
! tet. It is to be understood that the
I li-dles are invited as well as the men.
land it is hoped that a large number
will Iielp make this meeting one oi
interest and helpfulness.
Iir. L. G. Herbert, a well known and i
popular lecturer, on the chautauqua j
platform, will appear at the Y. M. C. A. j
Mondpv nicht. December 15. Dr. Her-.
bert is a man of power. In humor,
pnthos. depth of thought, brilliancy of
expression, poetic description and im
pressive delivery, his equal is rarely
Yens' li-M-k i. rt. lirnn.-froni. Bur- t f,,und. Every moment he Is on the
poyii -. i-.ila.-s. Einfeldt. GraHund. j platform there is something doing. He
ilinnchs. I.arkii:. .wi.iihv. ()b rs. j(ompels attention and imparts a mes
t)'i;r. i:. id -. iflaiil. Ol.l a i:-jr.i lvirs. sage. Men are not only entertained,
Peterson, lii'lim jiid. H'-.l"i. Sievrs. ' j,ut inspired and instructed. Dr. Her
Sleirht. Sol-ii:ig. T;u:iiur. Tr. tz. j ,er v ill deliver a lecture at the Y. M.
Wile In r ::!' Wriulit jC. A. at S:15 and the general pub-
Nays -('..:. 1. j:i !iot . Il nu'u. I.ijiton. He is invited to attend. This Is the
Mc.Murphy. .VcQiaid. McUob-rt. Mil- third number on the course given by
;,r, Schaf r, Titte-incfm an I W'tid.s- ! the Young People's Vresbyterlan
The big lobby at the Young Men's
Christian assoication will be open to
the public on Saturday evening. Dec. !
. ... . . i . ... . . . . wt n-.iiii ..ti frtr an.'
I.i, lu liiPlil iiicu nuu . uuii.il, v.
other "Popular Song" evening. Mrs.
E. L. Mainline will operate the piano,
and she can play so that you want to
sing. Come and bring your favorite
song, and hear it sung by a hundred
or more voices. There will be an ex
hibition in the gymnasium of tumbling
Ik-i'ore the ad.Mitim of the resr!u
ticn, i i nsi.lerable lobbying was lon
by prominent ci'iztns from Hock Is
land rnd Moline to impress upon tho
members cf -lie bonrd the irnijjrlaiieM
(f the tiir- - iTcieits iiu-lllJed in the
I rc;iosilii :i. S.ip- rvisor II. C. H.n- 1
richs nl thin citv who had introduced
for tiie K.-'-if icl time a rt solution for a ;
bond it-ruea of $i:n.ood, SH'ti.t'OO for a'
t it iiiiii i u lirif1".
... I n!l(l oilier SIUIUS Ol lllineni. -,
at t',e Ci lontt si e. was
withdraw it and Supervisor S. It.
Wright, who had offen-d un ainr.d
meiit tcr $'.'. I'"" tor a work house,
alt-o t ivk the s;.me action.
Th!:- co.'IumI tl. way for the in'.ro
ducih.n of the resohrlon iii h finlly
lia.i.i J. Sup'-rvls.-.r A'uly OT.ri- l at
tempted to ha . e $Ji. aJ(!"J f r a
C. Murphy will read during the course
of the evening, and the cafeteria will
be open. The evening promises to be
of especial interest.
SUlc Hosiery for Day
Whether you want silk
hose lor gener
al wear or for
the most exclu
you will find
and the most
lar. They are
the sort a wcll
dresscd man or
woman Lkcs to
wear fine and
even in weave,
rich in quality
made in all the new plain and
fancy effects all weights and
colors. Matched mending
si'k with every pair. When
buying silk hosiery ask for
IRVIN GREEN MADE
The Rock Island Savings bank an
nounce that its board of directors has
designated Irvin J. Green an assistant
cashier in charge of the savings de
partment. Mr. Green has been with
the bank in the capacity of savings
teller to ears. and will continue to
j sorve in that capacity in addition to
otlicial dutb-s. Tnis election gives the
' bank two assistant cashiers. W. G.
Johnston, who has been assistant
' ca-ihit-r for i-oiiie time u ill. by the new
j arrangement, be given c harge of the
' commercial and trust departments.
( Advert l-mmt
Buy a borne of Ke'dy F.ros.
For express, call Yi!!iam Trefz.
Tr-City Towel Sjpj-.ly company.
i-xpress & Storage.
"The Christmas Spirit Pervades This Entire Store
Shop in the mornings
ESTABLISHED 1370 BY L. S. McCABE. v
ROCK 1 H y A N TV 1 T J . T "
Buy glove certificates for
any amount. The gloves
may be selected and iitted
any time later.
Here They Come: Crowds and
Crowds Upon Crowds.
Have you been to McCabe's any time during
the past few days? The old-time Christmas
crowds eem to have doubled and brought more
Come any day if you care to see an enthusi
astic crowd of Christmas shoppers and Santa
Claus admirers. The children and grown-ups
all are pleased with the Christmas spirit they
find here, and bustling crowds of busy buyers
keep up a constant stream of moving holiday
enjoyment. Santa Claus comes every afternoon.
3to 5 o'clock. Bring the children then or any
other time you like there is always plenty to
amuse and profit each caller.
A Lot of People
Will want their share of the McCABE FURS the
Values and prices are talking loudly, so there
will be some lively times in this popular fur section.
French Coney Pillow Muffs. $1-69-French
Coney Muffs, half barrel shape, 2 93
Hudson I.ynx Muffs, look like $10.00, at juBt half, 5 00
Jsp Mick Muffs, tfie fine quality, $15.00 values, Jj$10-75
Great big French Coney shawls, sold most everywhere at
Sfi.OO to $7.50. here S3-73-
Hudson Lynx animal scarfs, fancy shape, $10.00 values
at 86 87-
Real Black Fox Scarfs. $2.r.00 values. 16 30
Some handsome Raccoon Sets, $o0.00 values, $29 -75-
Moufflon Sets, fine and soft, only $ll-50-
J5.00 Tony Fur Coats, two left, each $79 50-
.no Marmot uoats, witn great snawi collar, revers and
cliffs, of the finest beaver, only 6S 83-
$150.00 Near Seal Coats, collar, cuffs, front edge and bot
tom of civet cat; handsome brocade lining; note real $130.00
value for $97-50-
A limited number of French Coney Coats, 29 00
If vou have a flir coat need. BUY XOW.
More popular than ever this Holiday season.
The colors arc unusually handsome, new green,
new blue, coral, mahogany and many others, as
well "as black, white and tan in great profusion.
Prices to suit even- purse. $2.00, $1.75, $1.50,
$1.00, 68c and 50c'
Appropriate Christmas boxes if you want
A Veritable Bazaar of Dainty and UsefuJ
Colonial Cretonne covered work boxes, collar and cuff
boxes, trays, desk sets, etc., at 50S 75 $1.25 and
4 a. A wonderful collection of gift items, excep
s OUC tional values, Jap doll work sets, novelty
safety pin holders, tie racks, hand-painted glass trays, ere
tonne cohered telephone directory, canvas covered novelty
pillow tops, large center pieces and scarfs embroidered in
white. Royal Society guest towels, infants' dresses, dressing
pacques. brassieres, waists, etc., in packages with materials
to finish : each of these for 50-
Finished pillows, table covers and center pieces in ex
quisite designs, just one piece of a kind, attractively priced.
China, Cut Glass
lictorted china chocola'e sets in a variety ot hand
some floral and gold decorations $J-95
Havi!and china dessert plates in a wide range of beau
tiful decorations, special for Monday at 4S
New design, blown crystal glass water pitchers, with
cut base and larg cut star dccorat:on 97r
Crystal glass. Cue star cut. footed sherbets, or ice
curs, set of C 91-19
Made in the CKrist
mas Jewelry Store
Many gifts are purely gifts of sentiment with no in
trinsic value. Jewelry, however, has an intrinsic
value in addition to the sentiment.
A jewel is a perfect thing and its proper selec
tion may express the individuality of both ; the giver
and the wearer.
We have bnilded well. Trained people have
searched he markets for the choicest and newest in
That enchanting name. Xo finer diamonds in any jewelry
shop than you find here. There are two kinds to which we
call special attention the Wesselton and Jager.
These mines produce the rarest qualities we have both,
and owing to the fact that our contracts were made before
the latest two advances of 10 each, we say with all con
fidence that we can 'save you money. The most popular
i. Vi. ?i and 1-K sizes are here in large assortment.
Finest Table Silver
Scores of really useful and much wanted pieces will
help the gift problem nicely.
Sugar and cream sets Relish dishes
Marmalade Jars Casseroles
Compotes Oil and vinegar set
Sandwich trays Cheese and cracker sets
and many more of such practical and beautiful pieces
at our usual low prices, ranging from $1.50 to $18.00.
Whether Watches, Diamonds, Silver
ware, Clocks or Gold Jewelry
we solicit your business on the merit of our goods and the
lowness of the prices.
On a splend:d record foundation of 43 years of success
ful merchandising in accord with this policy we are still
building this ever growing bus'ness.
TOYS! TOYS! TOYS!
Good Old Santa Says Hurry. It's only a few
days till Christmas.
Jointed dolls, full dressed in a variety of costumes, priced
for Monday at .' 22
The weather man says plenty of snow. Every boy will want
a sled. The steering kind, hard wood finish, at 97
Child's red rocking chairs, extra well made 25
Mission finish dining chairs 39c
Golden oak finish folding dining tables, priced for Monday
at ..." 97
Crokinole game boards, varnished hard wood finish, for boys
or girls i $1-39
Polls' fur sets in gray and pure white, spec'al for Monday,
neck scarf and muff 19
Christmas tree ornaments in a wonderful assortment of the
newest kind at ' 5
The gift of a trunk or bag may make. that vacation
trip possible now or next summer. Plenteous varie-
tv to select from.
Trunks, including wardrobe and steamer shapes, at $4.00
Men's and women's traveling bags, many styles, up from
Suit cases, fiber, calfskin, etc., beginn-ng at $1.00.
See the famous Indestruco trunks and bags, shown
i:: j-er.tcst variety here.
For Men and Boys
Our Men's Department shows many desirable gifts.
Mens, silk garters, in Christmas boxes, at 25c.
Men's fancy suspenders, handsomely boxed, at 50c and
Men's silk neckwear, neweft shapes and patterns, extra
values at $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c and 25c.
Men's silk socks, tho regular .ISc kind, very specially
priced. 4 pairs in a Christmas box. for $1.00..
Men's bath robes, many choice 6tyles from which to se
lect, priced $5.00 and up.
Old Santa Ciaus
has arranged his plan, so he will be with us
every afternoon the coming week from :i to 5
Tell him what you would like to have for
Christmas or drop your letters in his mailbox.
He says he would like to meet every ' little '
girl and boy for miles around before lie leaves
for his . northern home to prepare tor his Christ
mas eve trip.
Gift Suggestions from the
Fitted leather dressing cases for men and women from
$13.50 to $2 OO
Military hair brush sets in leather cases. $4.50 to ...$1-50
Bill books and card cases from $3.00 to 50
Manicure sets in leather eases for traveling. $3.75 to 91-25
Handbags and purses in all sizes and all the newest shapes.
$7.50 to , 50
Music rolls In new shapes, $3.7.'? to 95
Slipper bags from $2.25 to $l-25
leather collar bags from $2.75 to SO
Shaving stands in silver or nickle plate, $6.75 to . .-$2 00
Toilet sets of German silver, $13.50 to $4 -GO
Parisian ivory toilet articles, $3.50 to 25
Desk sets with brass fittings, $6.50 to $2 OO
Vanity cases from $8.75 to 504
Mesh bags from $6.50 to 35
Beaded bags from $5.00 to 59e
Choicest perfumes in fancy bottles and in attractive gift
boxes, from $5.00 to 25
A Sale of Fancy Ribbons
Including a great variety of handsome plaids and
stripes, also some colors in heavy plain satin ribbons.
Early prices on these fine ribbons were 38c and 42c;
Monday, all day, choose as you wish,
The Book Section Will Be
Most Active the Coming Week
Among the special attractions will be
Books at 15c, worth to 30c. I Books at 50c, worth to $1.00.
Books at 25c, worth to 50c. Books at 75c, worth to $1.50.
Books at $1.00, worth to $2.50.
These a,rc most desirable books and make the best
of excellent gifts.
Children's books at 5c, 10c, 15c, 19c
These are special values you should not overlook.
Handsome Sets of Books
in De Luxe binding at to Vi the usual selling price.
Not many sets to sell on this basis. Among
lliem are Kipling, Stevenson, Wilde, I'oe, Shake.,
Popular copyrights at 47c, all the beM of the titles
are here .
Pictures for the Home
Many a gift problem is solved in our Art De
partment, 2nd floor, 2nd Avenue store. Here
Framed Picture -
Wafer Colors "
Steel Engravings .
Wallace Nutting Pictures
Etchings and Kacsimilies
We ao do framing to your order promptly
and at moderate prices. Over 20 styles of
mouldingsand over 100 styles of oval frames
from which to select.
i: l 3-i.
WILL MR. SMITH OF PATCHOQUE WEAR
HIS HAT AT CHURCH SERVICES NOW?
Students to Govern Grinned. j
limine., iowa. mx. i. irinuen ,
.college be controlled by a new.!
All price upwards from $1.
the best chops in town.
Write to OS for Jjsnly loolet
'Thnmsh Afy LcJy Ring"
Sorin of tud-nt goemuient. I'nder
the pl:ii unanimously adopted by fac-
ulty una students a council of twelve :
,i indents, choser by a vote of the f ac- j
ultv a:il . tiudeut. will determine ail;
polirU-H. reserving to the faculty, how-J
i er. the rilit of veto. Grinnell for
lyturs has had a form of self govern- j
I ment. but the ununcil has acted mere-'
! ly as an advisor. The old council a.:
'composed partly of students and partly
of mc-u.bers of tiie faculty. j
he could wear his hat in church if he
wanted to. It was nobod's business
what he did with his hat in church.
The Coneregationalists of Patch
oque. however, would prefer that Mr.
Smith do his worshiping bareheaded.
LOCAL BOY FAILS
TO WIN CONTEST
' Hesitancy in Speech Causes
Herman Hill to Be Ruled
Out of Victors.
hesitation in speech told a much be1.-
tcr story than soxre of the winners.
anonymous Hoy Nelson, Canton.
Second, "The Hoy Orator of ZepaU
Several of those winning prizes had j City," Klcbard Harding IJavis-DonuM
en contestants in declamation con-i McCandless. Davenport.
,ta h.fr t,t enn-irfeHn the fact Third, "The King's Pardon,- M. W.
tests before, but considering the fact
that the attempt last night was the
iDitial one, Mr. Hill did very .
Those winning prizes were:
First. "The Man in the Shadow."
Goodwin I-eo Graham, Kewanee.
Fourth, "Gentlemen, the King." Holi
er'. Barr Arnold Gullberg, Moline.
All the news all the time The Argus.
. Flashlights at Fietij's.
j Fla-.Mights for every purpose. Also
'ever rtudy batteries and bulbs. Klec-'
i trie engines and motors. Fiebig, 1619 I
! Third avenue. j
Look for the big electric key. I
lan.e back comes on suuuenly aid ! 4
is extremely paitfui. It is caused by
rhe-imatlstt or Re mus .-les. Quick re
lief is afrorded by applying Chamber
lain's Lin'-nent. Sold by all druggists.
Patchoque. L.. I.. Dec. 13. John Roe
Smith, irominent octogenarian and
eccentric of this town, had annoyed his
Mr. Smith is wealthy as well as 85
year old. On one occasion he had
rowed alone all the way across Great
i ou u mj iq cue ceeiu ui a Diuug t;ait
! to shoo several huntsmen off bis land,
j Owing to his affluence and the unusual
j f prightiiness of his advanced years he
I has always been within the scope of
i lhA ntitii! rietrt-i An rirrftinnul
New York -Vgold bracelet, studded j vagary r caprice la one of his class
with gems and valued at $6,000, wa tod station would not have elicited an
held bv customs inspectors for duty, pleasant criticism had Mr. Smith ak-
It was found on a train between Liver-j en care to confide his w hims to pcre.y j
One evening at a recent service,
members of the cotigrerra'ion entering
church were displeased at the sight
of Mr. Smith si'ting with his hat on in
the rear of the chapel. Mr. Smith had
selected a chair in preference to his
own pew and tilting it against the wall
he haj seated himself in such a way
that his feet dangled Idly six inches or
so above the floor. However his pos
ture was not so objectionable Pt hist
u ; i. ir. c . i . v. ....... . K.r.!
""""" ..ra him to be ruled out of the award win-
ppen wearing throughout the service.
. . .. s . i ners.
t-everai ox me mure pious auuu;
those present breathed ai audible sigli
cf relief when Mr. Smith rai-e3 his
hand to bis1 hat and removed It. Only
Although he received high praise on
the part of the judges for his efforts I
in the Big Eight declamation contest :
a Kewanee last evening. Herman Hill;'
the representative of the Rock Island j
h!gh school, failed to receive a place !
among the winners.
The judges stated that, the reason '
he was not among those receiving re-j
wards was that in his speech there :
wxs a certain hesitancy, which caused
pool and London by a maid employed
by F. Greenwood of this city. The
Marquis de San Carlos da Pedro so
week day affairs, lib latest offense.
however, has annoyed and' offended
the members of. the Congregatioanl
church at Patchcxjue.
for a second, however. H was just
scratching bis head.
At the conc'.usicn cf the service Mr.
Smith expressed it as his opinion tba:
Randall Parish, author and orator.:
Jo Kewanee. Professc.r Dwight E. Wat-;
kins, department of public speaking, ;
Knox college, and Professor B'nney j
Gunnison, department of public speak- j
ing, Lombard college, were the judges :
and further stated that the Rock Is- J
iaad boy even' hand-capped with the j
Dont Envy A Policeman
Just because he carries a powerful electric flash lamp.
of the many satisfied people who have selected a light
from the eleven different styles we have in stock, 90c to
Carry A Revolver
Lt us show you our electric automatic.
We also carry a complete line of electric toy engines,
and motors, flatirons, toasters, medical coils, batteries,
Tungsten lights, cigar liguters.
1619 THIRD AVENUE.
LOOK FOB THE BIG ELECTRIC KEY.