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THE ROCK ISLAND AUfiTTS. Fit 1 DAY. OCTOBER 2. lfll.
TO REACH EVERY
PART OF COUNTRY
Vigorous Democratic Campaign
Mapped Out at Commit
VISIT PORT BYRON OCT. 19
C. B. Marshall Declare Personality
Will Be Factor in Contest
Optimism of the most pronounced
typo permeated the merlins of the
democratic county central commiteee,
vhich was held last evening at the
Kick Island house. The attendance
was lare. there being present, in ad
dition o tho comtnlcwraeii, other
pny loaders, ail of whom were confi
dent that the record the party has
mad -o.!H-e be-nc placed in power two! should be appointed to take charge
tars .;co :s o satisfactory that sue- of B 0f the details of the meetings
must necessarily fol-
ance when Chairman T. .V Tender
cailed the mee'-lng to order. Follow
ing ho i-eading of the minutes by
Marx Harder. secretary, routine bust
n.ss wa taken "up. It was reported
that Otto Uundeen. named committee
man from the sixteenth precinct. Mo
line. resided in the tecond precinct
and his resignation was accepted. The
matter of filling the vacancy was left
to M. AV. Jlattlo and John Coburn.
Mr. Coburn called attention to the
fact that ithe first registration day Is
Oct. 13 and the second Oct. 27 and he
urged that every member of the party
visit the polls 'and see that his name
is properly entered.
Personality Big Factor.
The best campaign methods to fol
low were discussed land C. B. Mar
shall was called on. He declared that
personality Is the big factor in poli
tics at the present time.
"It Is largely a matter of choosing
between mien," ho declared. "In na
tional politics, where the principles
of the party are Involved, it ts expect
ed that the ticket vill be supported
all the waj down but In county cam
paigns and rightly, too, men vote for
the men they like.
"Candidates must meet the peopV.
A committee from this central body
ess at the polls
ran? for a vigorous campaign
throne tout the county were made. The
chairman and secretary were author
wh tr mmnlete arrangements for a
TPeetin? in every township in the coun-
tv. H is proposed to have one princi-i
pal speaker and all the county candi
dates at every gathering held. T.ie
tr.js are to be made in automobiles
aid ?.n extensive advertising plan car
ried ot:. It was announced that a
rally wouM be held at Port Byron Oct.
I'. and other dates will be made pub
lie in a few days. The financial end
of the wcrk is to be taken care of by
a committee rem, posed of T. A. Pen
der. Robert Hank. M W. Battles, Jr..
Jol n Coburn. Floyd K. Thompson.
J loses Mauc-ker and Fred Burt.
T'lat the recent endorsement of
proposed in the county. The way to
meet people Is through public meet
ings and this opportunity ought to be
jiflorded the candid.-tf.es by this com
mittee. The candidate wins who make
t':t bft impression on the most peo
ple." Organization Counts.
"Organization counts more than
speeches." declared H. L. WheelaJ
when cailed on. "1 think both shout
eo together, but the most important
thing -of all Is the finances. When
you know how much money you have
to spend, you are in a position to in
telligently proceed. I suggest that an
advisorv committee of five benprint-
ed to assist each precinct committee-,
man in his work."
"Candidates ought to lay off and get i
busy at ence." was the counsel of Ir. j
n. C. .T. Meyer. Moline. "I have found j
that the important thing is to meet vot-
8Dd plarej on file:
The White House. Washington.
Sept. i'.;i.-My Hear Mr. Pon
der: I have recened your tela
erani of Sep-. i'. and thank you
nioi-r heartily for wiring me. I
shall have p'easure 3n showing it
to the president.
J. P. TCMCI-TY.
Pcretary to the President.
There were about fifty in attend-
16 lbs. best granu-
y laied sugar SI. 00
li Best creamery but
ter, per pound . . . -27VC
New York apples, finest
per peck 29c
j campaigning fie declared. "Oh. I just,
j make it a point to see rverbody. I I
j don't let a man get by wheti I go down ,
the street. A candidate ought never tt) j
.ot tired. He must work incessantly I
and success cannot come in any other!
Democrats to Win. J
"I bring good news from the front." i
was the cheery note which came from I
Albert Huber. candidate for countv !
judge. "The democrats are going to I h 4
uin in this county. I have just return-! E3
ed from a tour of the lower end of the
county and I tell you the people are
coming our way."
C. Maucker. candidate for the
gislature, II. C. Hinric-hs. candidate
I for county treasurer. J. W. Cavanaugh,
and Louis Kunkenstein. all made short
addresses concerning the campaign
and then adjournment was taken until
next Thursday, it being the plan of
ithe committee to meet every week
from now until after the campaign is
j j VU1IIIU
li ! legish
Wood row Wilson for president in 1916 : ers before the rallies opn. After the LvJ
passed at the last mee'ing of the coun-, meetings are over, they hurry 'hom l
t central committee and wired t! and your opportunity of personal en-;
Washincff-n was appreciated there! tact is gone. T.io people want to size j
was evident from 'h fallowing reply j up tho candidate." 6"?
ie eu oti i roni J. r. l limuiiy. seTe'ary When t. .1. tmitii. eoncl'cla'e for:
to tiie president, which a received ' sht riff was asked for his method of:
1 fi x.
700 12th Street
8 U.S. best .sweet potatoes.
r.atmg grapes, per
basket 10c anl 25c
Qu'nces. per peck 3 9c
Sweet apples, per peck.... 3 9c
4 stalks cri?-p eelerv 1 f)r
6 pounds oatmeal, abo-
.1 luiely new
3 packages i.ew pancake t
. .j mu jjt-ij.
tt 8 boxes Noiseless
H 2.-c bottle Snider'a
hx i urai uuur OC
small or 3 larie cans Pet
or 'an Camp's milk 25c
n r.miu rfirri timuffiou limmni
Bsauer kraut or kidney
3 cans peas 25c
s catsup, 19c
I'.'e can cocoa or baking
fj powder 19c
1 wo jc tan cans taimon..2 0C
Three JOc can salmon 25c
2 packages ("ornflaken. spa
ghetti or n-acaroni 15c
'i pounds gingersnaps. soda
or oyster crackers 15c
I'l bars lienox soap 33c
Keg globe onions, per perk, 29c
Karly Ohio potato?b, per
peck 25c. per bushel 90c
Fancy prunes. 3 lbs 25c
2 lbs. dried peaches 25c
2 lbs. dried apricots 35c
4 lbs. navy beans or
Jap rice 25c
Jersey Cream flour, per sack
$1.49, per barrel $5.75
Cereota or Gold Rim flour, per
sack $1.69. per barrel ...$6.40
We will demonstrate National
crackers and cookies for Satur
3 pkgs. C nee da biscuits 10c and
3 pkgs. assorted cookies.. 2 5c
We carry a full line of dry
goods, fhoes and furnishings at
We carry a full line of dry
gocds. shoes and furnishings at
Brady Sells for Less.
Phone. R. I. 443 and 869.
Delivery to Any Part cf City.
j DEATH A PUZZLE
I Lawrence Bryant, of Near Mus-
catine. May Have Been
' Fruitland. near Muscatine, has what
may prove to be a murder mystery,
: Sunday two women living in the neigh
I borhocd found Lawrence Uryant ly
: ing unconscious beside the tracks of
itlie flock Island road, having been
struck apparently by a train. He was
taken to the hospital at Muscatine,
j where he died Wednesday night with
: out regaining consciousness.
Now Floyd and Klgar Fleming.
, brothers-in-law of Bryant, have been
! arrested and are in jail at Muscatine.
They were with ISryant on Sunday, it
I lias been learned, and at least they are
j believed to know bow he met with the
! At Fruitland a story is current that
j Hryant received the injuries which re
sulted in his death through a blunt
j instrument rather than from being
j struck by a train as was at first sup
j posed. The absence of bruises about
; his body caused the theory of his be
jing struck by a train to be discredited.
I That Bryant had been drinking on
1 Sunday and that he had a dispute
I w ith the Fleming boys was testified
j to by Richard Crone, an Island farmer,
j Mr. Crone told of the visit which Bry
1 ant made to bis farm in the morning,
j He said that Bryant was under the in-
genuine Good Clothes Treat
awaits every man and young
man who sets foot inside
Mosenfclder & Sons' doors tomorrow.
Wc will show the classiest new suits
this town has ever seen.
The rich and fascinatingly rare new Tartan Plaids and
checks, the new browns, subdued -blues, greys, club checks,
brand new stripes and novel t' mixtures in the ultra Brit
ish cut and the new American styles.
You'll see the new narrow shoulder suits, chest bulge
two-button effects, hip draped suits, form fitting styles,
lounge effects, sac styles. The very latest 'V" shaped
waistcoats, extremely nifty.
Beautiful New Balmaccans and Autumn Suits
We will show for the first time a series of smart Balmaccans and refined ' business
suits, that will fascinate any man who is keen for "youthful," "young-ish" cut and
swagger. We will show them in the superfine Hart. Schaffner & Marx, Society
r.raiid, Clothcraft and other finest makes, at from $12.50 up to $25 for the very finest.
You positively have "NEVER" seen such fabrics, such unique and exclusive pat
terns and colorings and such tee-totally elegant Balmaccans and new suits as we
will present to you here tomorrow at $12.50 to $25.00. Don't cost one penny to look
so drop in. "Browse around" ami get style wise. Ask to see our Xo. 5130 Blue Serge
at $15. It's a world beater for the money.
Parents Will 44 Just Love" Our Boys New Suits
We defv any parent to sec our boys' new Fall suits and not fall in love with the styles,
oolorings. workmanship and qualities. Xew Knicker "DUPLEX" two pants suits at
$5.00 to S6.50.
Xew Xorfolk styles, two- and three-button effects, suits with belts, half belts, Knicker trousers in blues,
blue serges, new gravs, finest garments for school, outdoor or semi-dress wear. A world of ideas in boys'
fine clothes ready today, priced at $2.50, $7.50 and up to $12.00.
Classy New Autumn Hats for Gentlemen
Want to sec the REAL CLASS in a Fall soft or stiff Hat? Then step into our Hat
Dept. tomorrow and ask the "hat man" to show you the latest ideas. Every new
shade and block, soft or stiff hat. M. & S. Special, $2.50 to $3.00. Stetson, $3.50 to $5.
finance of liquor at that time and
ftated further that he had two Rashes
upon li is face. When asked as to them
he testified that he had a fipht with
the Flemings and declared that he
could handle them hoth if it weren't for j
the women folks. Bryant was 21 years
Y Oct. 6
SEASON'S OPENING EVENT.
NARY. THE WORLD'S
Ruth St. Denis
And Her Famous Company of
American Dancer and Hindoo
GREEK. ORIENTAL AND
SEATS SUNDAY, 9 O'CLOCK
PRICES 50c TO 1.50
Phone 224 Rock Island.
MEET HERE NEXT
Question Left to Committee,
but Rock Island Has
It is practically settled that nock la
land in to get the next utate conven
tion of the Illinois Liquor Dealers' as
sociation, returning delegates who at
tended the Alton meeting say. The
matter was left to the executive com
mittee, as usual, but floek Inland ex
tended an invitation and it was favor
This year'a convention voted $200
toward the Christmas ship fund being
raised by the Chicago lierlald and as
sociated newspapers of the country, in
cluding The Argus, and a like sum
was given to the city of Alton for
AT THE ILLINOIS.
.Kut'a St. Penis, the oriental dance
urtist. who is to appear at t'ie Illinois
n-.t Tuesday, was to have made an
but owing to a misunderstanding of
certain European dignitaries, her plans
were suddenly changed to an Ameri
can tour, playing only the principal
cities en route to the Pacific coast.
where after our weeks' engagement
a the San Diego and Panama exposi
tiers, she will sail for the Antipodes
on a tour of the world, which will in
extended European tour, opening herj elude the Philippines. India, China and
hesson at Cologne, Germany, Aug. 15
Old Time Beggars.
In the eighteenth century begging
was a frightful nuisance In the Ger
man states. In Bavaria whole regi
ments had to be sent nut to arrest and
punihli the numerous professional beg
gars, and Cologne, with a population
at the time of only 40.000, had nearly
news all the time The
WHERE EVERYBODY GOES
That Big Act 9 People
That You Received Tele
9 People 9
4 Other Big Acts 4
4 Reels of Pictures
Phone 708 R. I. '
son, in "An Accidental Happening,'
in which there is some good singing '
ana comedy; Claud llanf, who does i
new stunts on a s!ack wire, and Sigl
Piotti, an interpreter of character!
songs you would never tire of. There I
are also four reels of fine pictures. j
Japan, entering Kurope from the east
Miss St. Denis' first great success was
made in Kurope before she was recog
nized in her own country. She was
booked for a European tour for three
months, but after appearing at the
Sea la theatre, London, where she
danced with such tremendous success,
her engagement was extended to one
year, afterward appearing repeatedly
in all the European capitals, after
which she returned to America, where
fchc was recognized as the world's
greatest interpretive dancer.
AT THE EMPIRE.
A singing brass band is the novelty
with which Manager Dolly is featur
ing Ihis excellent "bill for the last half
of tho week at the Empire. The band'
travels under the name of Dunbar's
Royal Dragoons. There are eight of j
tht-m. and they are presenting one of
the finest acts you will run across in
a season of vaudeville going. The
I numbers appear in white uniforms and
j !i fiord en impressive picture. First
they play and then they sing, and you
wili have to determine for yourself
in which they excel. They clone the
bill, and last night the audience per-
i fisted in recalling them uu'il the stage
manager had to take matters in his
own hands and turn off the lights to
rescue the almost exhausted perform
ers. The remainder of the acts are
correspondingly strong, and include
George A. He.ane & Co. in a snappy
iketch. "Mary and David." which spar.
klcB with rich dialogue; Evaua & Wll-
GOOD SHOW AT THE FAMILY.
The bill the latter half of the open
ing week at the Family in Moline is
exceptionally well balanced. Zampa
and Zampa open the show with a mus
ical act in which they play ragtime
and semi-classical selections equally
well on a number of different musical
instruments. Following comes a com
edy blackface team. Gibson and Covne,
and George Ade's clever little skit,
"The Mayor and the Manicure." per
formed by an able cast. Henry T.
Kelly is an Irish comedian of talent,
who tells funny stories and sings bal
lads in a fine tenor voice. "Five Old I 9&Z9Si
War Veterans" close the show with an !
act that never fails to bring applause. '
The Cream of Photo Plays.
With Original Cast in 5 Parts
Cortinuous from 1 until 11 P. M.
Coming, Sunday Oct. 4
All the news all the tinm --TheArgus.
Saturday Night, Oct. 3, Mai ket Square, Reck Island.
Brilliant Orator. Fihtin Reformer & I'i o-i esivc
Candidate for U. S. Senate
Progressive Candidate for Congressman, and other
Frank G. Allen of Moline, Chairman of the Meeting.