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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. THURSDAY. OCTOBER 8. mil
SPOT IN THE CITY
Business Men Organize and !
Prepare for an Aggres
FAVCR BRIDGES AND JAIL
Prepcte to Brilliantly Illuminate the
Street and to Steadily Er ploy
a "White Wing."
cleaners In the larger cities wear
it. sexton, chairman. KYf.rt T u.
Jacob l!ammr anil Joseph Cohen were
appointed to confer with the commis
sioners on arranging for a "white
wlng In the block.
Over 30 merchants, nearly all In the
piock. nave Joined the movement and
all displayed much enthusiasm at the
session esterday. There are over 18
different businesses represented in the
The next meeting will be held at
the New Harper tomorrow afternoon
at 3 o'clock.
Officers Elected by
the 1800 Block Club
T .-.. ll.ock Merchants' club was '
crz.iT.i.'.eil a; an enthusiastic meet ins
hfld esterday afternoon at the New
Harper. The following officers were
ch'1.-' ti f.T the ensuing year:
President--M. H. Sexton.
:i i-re-:i:er.i jacoti Kamser.
Secretary and Treasurer Otto!
The orr.oers were elected to act as
the executive board.
The merchants met at and it
was 5:45 before the gathering dis
perse'! Many plans for advertising
car:ra:3r.s for the block and programs
for an open.r.p were discussed, but
r.or.e was decided upon at the session.
Or.e of the features of th? meeting
was the ra.sing of resolutions favor
ing the bridge and jai! bond issues.
This was the first act of the lSiti)
Flock cub as cn organization.
Text cf Resolutions.
The resolutions follow:
Whereas. The board of supervisors
cf this county has authorized the sub
mission cf three propositions for the
issuance of bonds to be used in build
in,: the bridges across Rock river, and
for the erection of a new county jail
Whereas. All three of said proposi
tions are meritorious and deserving of
the support tf all citizens. Therefore
Resolved. That the Eighteen, Hundred
Block Merchants' club, at this, its
f.ru mretinz. heartily endorses tliee
said propositions and urues all voters
to support same. And be it further
Resolved. That the Eighteen Hundred
cated at the mouth of Rock river is of
?pe?ial and unusual benefit to this I
city and to residents living in the '
'CutawesT section of the county, and j
we herewith pledge ourselves Individ-:
ually to work unceasingly for the sue-
cessful culmination of these projects.;
Use Large Lights. j
The 1VI block v. ill be one of the I
brichtest spots in the ciiy. Flans were !
adopted to install -i candle power
Tungsten lights cu top of the orr.a- .
r.ienral light posts and put on inch J
'.rhes instead of 16 inch, as at present, i
Th- I c(::s will burn until 11 o'clo"k i
i::-iir instead of 1. The officers of j
. h ciiiti w f re "'rru t.jd to confer;
w .th the People's Power company of-I
f: i.il.s in effecting this iinprover.i. nt. !
Another novel feature for the block 1
viM he a "white wine." hired by th?!
c.ir to K,,;-p the iimi block spick an 1
si-an from one end to the other. The
"vi'ii'e Wi'rii:" will be dres.-d in a
'rjlatirn v hite suit, such as tiie
SCHOOLMASTERS TO HAVE
FIRST MEETING ON OCT. 17
The initial meeting of the year of
the Tri I ity Schoolmasters' club will
he held at the Quting club in Daven
port. Oct. 17. Dinner will be served
at 6:30. and will be followed by the
election of officers and arranging of
I plana for the year. Professor O E
Klingaman of the I'nlversity of Iowa
will address the club, and his talk is
expected to prove a real treat. Prepa
rations for the meeting are In charge
of a committee composed of Superin
tendent C. H. Maxson of the Moline
scnoois. and Superintendent F. 1
smart of Iaveniort.
GENESEO WANTS A CITY
GAS AND LIGHT PLANT
A. M. Winthrow and V. E. Kail, bus
iness men of Geneseo. are circulating
Vc-l:i.ous io ir.e city council lor a
municipal electric light and gas plant
to suceed .the Illinois Northern Ftilitle
company when its franchise expires
The Democratic Ticket
United States Senator.
ROGER C. SULLIVAN.
W. C. CLIFFORD.
tste Superintendent of Public In-
R. C. MOORE.
Clerk of Supreme Court
ALEXANDER W. CRAWFORD.
WILLIAM ELZA WILLIAMS.
T. P. SULLIVAN.
Trustees cf University of Illinois
R. R. WARD.
HENRY H. HUTTMAN
CLYDE H. TAVENNER.
Clerk of Appellate Court
L. I. HUTCHINS.
W. C. MAUCKER.
ALBERT F. PEARS.
C. J. SMITH.
H. C. H'NRICHS
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M. H. Sexton,
Itdami vnniin th
rnHiiix luurtU iu
OPEN NEW STORE
Ladies' Ready to Wear Shop
Temporarily Located in
est This (Grim air ami flee
NOW EAST BUYING GOODS
Understood That Much More Commo
dious Quarters Will Be Occu
pied in Few Months.
' 'WTrT HI AW t irinlfliW M
Frank G. Young, formerly head of
Young & McCombs, will open a ladies
ready to wear sliop In this city within
two weeks at 1704 Second avenue, ae-
cording to an announcement in the
shape of a large sign in front of the
location today. The store will bo
known as "Youngs" and goods will be
sold only on a strict cash basis. Mr.
Young will handle a full line of ladies'
and misses coats, suits, millinerv.
gloves, corsets, underwear, etc. Mr.
Young and his son. Walter, who will
be ossociated with him, left Tuesday
for New York City on a buying trip.
The storeroom, which is in the
Bengston building was formerly oc
cupied by the Vogue millinery estab
lishment and is being improved to meet
the needs of the new concern.
In Larger Quarters Soon.
Although there is no one in the
city authorized to speak for Mr. Young
in the matter it is understood that his
establishment will remove, within a
few months to much larger quarters
in an equally advantageous location
on Second avenue, and that it will at
once take a place with the larger re-
ail firms of the city.
Every suit or overcoat I make must be
equal in fit, zvorkmanship and material
to any S25 or S30 garment you ever
had or I will refund your money.
SUITS - OVERCOATS - BSLMACAaNS
Save $1 by Wearing One of My $2 Hats
E the TAflLdDOS
1-823 2nd Avenue Rock Island
HURT UNDER GAR
Grant Gallagher, Repairer, Nai
rowly Encapes Death in
Mrs. G. Heston returned to her home
in Viola Friday after spending a few
days here at the home of her son, Kay
Mr unH Tr-a KVnnL- rvVl n-anl t -
Mrs. Dahl's sister. .Mrs. M. K Liar- i Rock Island lines, who resides at 310
u'.st ana otner relatives. Fiith avenue, had a narrow escape yes-
Miss Edith Lavison of Weatlierby. ! u rd , ,. afternoon from instant death in
Mo., arrived here Saturday to
accident in which his right leg
home in Homer, Neb., 'Thursday af
ter making a two weeks' visit with rel
The Woman's Foreign Missionary
society of the Methodist church held
their first meeting of the conference
year at the home of Mrs. Jay Thursday
ten days' visit with her sister, Mrs.
John Durning and other relatives, left
the first of the week for her home In
Mr. and Mrs. Alvah Jay went to
Rock Island Friday and met their
niece, Miss Ruth Bassett of Kent,
afternoon. About thirty ladies were Wash., who has come to make an ex-
er uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. W. i I
was oauiy laceratea aua two rios dtok-
Mr. and Mrs. James French cf I.a-1 en- The acddent occurred yesterday
Casa, CaL. who have been vihiiin?; er!ernoou et 3 o clock ln the railroad
Mrs. French's brother. Charles Bald-1 -'a! ds at Tliirty-first street- The .n
win. weat to Monmouth Saturdav toiJ'ulcd man was removed to St. Antn
visit her mother, Mrs. P. A. Ualdwin. i onv s hosPital w llere Dr- Joseph De-
Mis Flla Kinsiev of k'in.i K Silva attended hnn.
who has spent the summer with rt la- Gallagher had been employed in re- j of Misg McFariana Wednesday even-
tives in IJennison, Ohio, came Thurs-1 Panng some oronen iruth3 uu.ms "' ) lnK in honor of their cousin. Miss Rosa
day to make a tew weeks' visit at the aller,,uo"' a,,u U,R UK "ue
home of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Oanum i of a gtring on a slde track' He s,artfd
before returning home. 1 to crawl under the car to, go t ,e
Mrs. J. D. McKelvev of Flza was a oi eroom on the other side of the
, iiii iu get aoiiie nun nc iicrucu iu
present. The motto for the meeting
was "The fields are white unto the
The following program was given:
Dtvotionals Mrs. Margaret Willits.
Roll call Retrospective, Prospective
Subject When the kingdom comes
"Mass Movement in India,, Mrs.
A Gospel Tour of Merait District
Mystery Box Mrs. Emma Hartman.
A very interesting letter written by
; Miss Eunice Porter of Bundaban, In-
! dia was read by Mrs. Holmes.
Mrs. S. C. Lathrop and Miss Eva
I McFarland gave a shower at the home
guest at the home of Air. and Mrs.
j W. Allison Thursday
Cullerson. Thirty guests were pres
ent and all had a good time at the ex
pense of the bride-elect. Miss Culler
eon received many useful and beautiful
i presents. A delicious two course
I his work. Just as he crawled under l llIIlcheon w-as served.
Miss Floda Cunningham returned to!l!le car; a swilcl engine bumped into Mrs H E Morrison returned to her
her home in Monmouth the iirst of;l,le string. i ue large muscie ou ie,home m Freeport Thursday after vis
the week afUr visitins at the home ofiri-ht thi?h was cau-ht under jit'iig her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter
lllr. and Mrs. U C. Detwiler. j!he whce, !ind l)ad1 lacefnted and J Ki icdall.
I Mrs. W. W. Waruock visited in Little ' Uvo rlbs on thfi left slde brokcn- . i Miss Margaret Stoner of Viola is
York Wednesday with Mrs. T. P.' Gallagher had the presence of mind : spending tUe week with Miss Edna
. -iiev- to seize one or tne DreaKDeams as me ; fallings
engine bumped the cars, and he was
v ' -1 l I
I Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Shreitiing went I
I to Alpha Saturday to spend a few days:
with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wendt. !
I Miss M. A. Ilradford nd Mrs.
.'Allison of Waynesburg. Penn.. are
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ilradford
and other relatives near Sunbeam.
r.ugar &mnu spent a lew nays t:i,s j nlemi,ers of the
:v.eek in i-reston. Iowa. Idiuette Rtaff for the year is as
j Mrs. Frederica Bauer arrived home; !ows. Kditor in chief. Anna Elizabeth
(tins week trom a live weeKs visit ni;Hebf,.. managing editor, Herschel J.
Shenandoah. Iowa, with her son, I rank
Arthur Winger arrived home Wed
aragsea a consiaeraoie distance ueiore ; nesdav from Campbell.
ins piigiu was aiscoverea uy uie irain-j, , rf t summer.
Irene :,s,on' 1 "ls acuon Prouauiy saveu u:s : Mrs g a. Lemon left Thursday for
an extended visit with her daughter.
,iiri,. with half tones of the new ! JIrs- George Rodgers
" .v.. " - - t . i i . , i . i ..i. ;i .1 ... r
ner mother. Mrs. Anna tJryatis, near
Our first introductory
Sale of fine
1 f you ;i re a true lover of licau
tifiirOrieTital ru.urs and a .i"fU;
of their merits, yu ill he elated
over the mapriifieent speeiniens
which we have ready for this
sale. If you will eoinpare our
regular prices with the special
prices of some of the leading
firms in larger cities, you will
find that our prices arc from 1")
to Kr; lower than their special
IS n !ou his!an; SI 2 to SIS
zt Mosuls : gjs to Sli."
2'i Itoval Irn; S ."." 10 S-"
4 oval Kazak. i ') : x5 : 8 ; SilTt
Royal P.okhara; 11x6:2: SHO
Roval Mahal, 10x7:
Koval M:.!m1, 14xH:: S13S
Kermansbali. ;: S 1112
Kiva. 10 CiV6; S1-1H.
Roval Serapi, 1- 2xl': SI O.I
Roval Kern.ansbJth, 1 1 : f : 1 ": S2.S
Roys.1 Saruk. 12:3x9 1;
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II PERSONAL POINTS II
! Mrs. E. fl. Xandei, 101,1 Tenth ave
: nue, has returned from Macomb.
where she was called by the death of
hor aim'., Miss Mary. Perry.
' Miss Edna Flanagan, visiting nurse.
has gone to Chicago for a short visit,
j and from there will go to Detroit.
Mich., for a month's visit with Mrs.
: John Cochran.
j Mrs. Jennie M. Tiiackham, SH Forty
' tYrd street and Miss Ruth Gillespie.
41'1S Seventh avenue, were called to
Cnlcaro Heights today by the death
of their niece Dorothy GiilesiJe.
Miss Kditlj Roberts, 616 Fortei:h
s-treet. is. in ,.Iedo. this week, where.
she is hnnoree at a series of pre-nup-tia!
partien, her marriage to Roy
; Brashar being an event of this month.
Ir. Bryon E. Miller of "Portland,
: Ore., wno bos bten visiting Dr. E.
: Bradford left t'-i-'s morning for Xew
j Y rV City to attend a business ineet-
!ng of the officers of the American In
J hti'ute of Homeopathy of whlcli he
I is president. Dr. Miller is one of the
j tit ted surgeons of the Pacific coast.
: expressed himself as deMg'.ited
with R:;ck Island.
Bauer and family.
W. H. Hyett and daughter, Ethel,
left Thursday for Cerro Gorda. III.,
where they will spend a few days with
Mrs. L. G. Chapman, who has spent
a few weeks here wilh her sister, Mrs.
Charles Riddell, returned to her home
in Peoria Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Mumert left this
week for Burlington. Iowa, where they
will make their home.
S. D. C. Hayes of Philadelphia, who
was called west on account of the ill
ness of his wife, who is now recover
ing from an attack of paralysis at the
Monmouth hospital. left Wednesday for
his home. Mrs. Hayes will follow
F. M. Bateman went to Taylor
Blazer; business manager, Clyde I
Dexter; assistant business manager.
Robert McBride: local editor. Anna M.
Phillips; athletic editor, Thomas E.
Phillips; exchange editor, Louis HoV
lenback; social editor, Ruth Detwiler:
humor editor, Carl Swanson; alumni
editor, Harry- P.arr.
The Epworth League Bible Study
class met at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Clyde Holmes Friday evening and re
sumed its regular study. The evening
was spent in reviewing what the class
has already taken.
C. H. Harris of Xew Boston and A.
C. Harris and C. W. Harris of Beloit,
Kan., were guests at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. George W. Reed Tuesday.
Mrs. Frank Corbige and daughter.!
1 Miss Xaomi of Glazier, Texas, have j
i come to visit her mother, Mrs. Mary 1
Craig Butler left Wednesday for Chi
cago where he will enter Rush Medi
Mrs. H. A. Cullison and Mrs. Wil
liam McFarland went to Alpha Sat
urday to visit their daughter and sis
ter, Mrs. J. T. White.
Misses Edna and Xellie Sanquist,
who have made a short visit with their
sister. Miss Meda Sanquist, returned
I to their home In Woodhull Saturday.
A party of young ladies enjoyed a
weime roat Wednesday evening at
the home of Miss N'elle Peters.
Mrs. C. A. Histon who has made a
iciuge wcuuesuay 10 visit 111s son, 1-j iepper. near Seaton.
M. Bateman. i MrH 's M Tuder of Kr.nsas City,
K. X. Guthrie was a business visitor Vri.lav to snenrt v. fw
tended visit with her grandfather,
Judge I. X. Bassett and other rela
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Reed went to
Monmouth Saturday to visit M
Mr. and Mrs. Will Hall and family
and Harry Buckley arrived home Wed
nesday from an auto trip to Chicago
where they visited Mrs. Hall's sisters.
S. S. Johnston and Ira Nelson were
business visitors in the tri-clties Wed
nesday. Mrs. A. Carlson returned to her home
in Chicago Saturday after visiting Mr.
and Mrs. John A. Lunn.
Mrs. H. E. Winger and daughter.
Miss Helen went to Hanover Saturday
to make a weeks' visit with Mrs. Win
ger's Bister, Mrs. May Speer.
Mrs. C. Gustafson who has been at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Hebel
went to Moline Saturday to visit her
daughter. Mrs. Anna Beckstrom.
Mrs. A. M. Dunlap and baby Gladys
of Clyde, came last week to make a
two weeks' visit with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. P. Morrison.
Miss Ethel Dunn, instructor of elocu
tion at William and Vashtl college, as
sisted by Miss Stella Gilmore, gave a
recital consisting of readings and char
acter sketches at the United Presby
terian church Friday evening.
Mrs. James Swanson of New Boston
was a guest at the home of Mrs. Jane
Allison Wednesday. :
Mrs. Emma Smith of St. Paul, Minn.,
who has been visiting Mrs. Frank Arti
went to Rock Island Saturday to visit
before returning home.
From Aug. 4 to Sept. 15 the number
of recruits who joined the colors ln
Great Britain and Ireland was 501,
580, England contributing 396,761,
Scotland, 64.444, Ireland 20,419 and
O Than Wood or Masonry, Flre-
2 proof, Rustproof, Weathertlght.
Q Portable All Steel Garages; any
size. Quick Delivery.
J C. STEVENS, Agent.
Phone It. I. 178. 1810 Third Ave.
in Xew Windsor Wednesday.
The students of William and Vashti
college have issued the first number
for this year of the college paper. The
Verdurette. This issue of the paper
contains A well written review of col
lege prospects and a number of special
CHICAGO MINISTER TO
SPEAK AT LOCAL CHURCH
Xext Sunday will be "rally Sunday"
at the First Baptist church. Third ave-!
cwl I.Mt'f ,tii Ii ktraft Hev W. H i
i Morrfj of Chicago, state Sunday school j
superintendent, has been secured to
speak at each meeting on that day. j
Rev. Mr. Morris has been beard here;
on several occasions before and is a !
capable speaker. He will also talk be
fore the Brotherhood of the church at I
a meeting to be held Tuesday evening.:
which will be the firtt session this
The men's bible class of the church I
was organized lat Sunday with 20
"Kaolin fine thla morn In p.
fhaqle you I I tall you. Umlili.
If you avar aTt th rhunu-t-!a.
you want xa get a pack-
"Thar knock (ha rhmima
tlm avary lima. mJiO by tlm
uletin lha aeort!utia and
a U ml
A new electrically operated gas met-
i-r works 011 the principle of heating
; a Known (tia:inty of gas and measur
liii the incrf-.ise In temperature it
I produces as It leaves the meter.
iminatlntr aria Mrlil arid oth
er Irapuritloa ihay tend t"
mua rhaistnatlam 10 cnapletr
You ran a.ti9"tut"!y d-rnd
upfii thla remedy, Jt boure Hi
andoreemunt of the American
Otvk mnd yr-at aaaoolmlon,
and our pcaalilva Kiiaruntee.
Why auffar riy Jotia-er,
frrlam (do. For attlo ly
H O, ROt-FB
Rock lfclnd. III..
weiks with Misses Mary and Dcborr.
Cummins and other friends.
The Mercer county farmers' insti
tute will be held in A'edo on Wednes
day and Thursday. Oct. 21 and 22. Ex
cellent programs of lectures and
demonstration work in all branches of
agriculture will be given by capable
speakers. The ladies of the domestic
science department will conduct two
j sessions on Thursday of the institute, j
(Miss Crane. instructor of domestic 1
1 science at William and Vashti college, j
land Miss Stone of the Aledo high
i school w ill have charge of the domes-
j tic science work. j
J Mrs. G. C. Bowers went to Woodhull ;
Thursday to attend the funeral of her j
j niece, Mrs. Frank Overstreet. j
j Mr. and Mrs. I-aon McWhorter anil j
.Mrs. Hugh McWhorter spent Thurs-j
'day with friends in Rock Island.
j Mrs. A. G. Bridgeford entertained the
j members of Chapter H. Aledo P. E O. j
'at her home Monday afternoon. The I
! house was beautifully decorated and -l (
I delightful two course luncheon was
(served. Among the out .of town!
guests were Mr. Mansfield of York,!
' Neb., F. I.. Stuckey of Boston. M.iss..
ard Misses Sophia Taylor and CarrI?
j Stickni-y of Woodhull.
Mrs. J. S. Tree and little daughter,
j Verle. who have made an extended
vi-it here with Mrs. Trees parent., j
' Mr. and Mrs. Otis Whan, left T'lesd.iy
fur their home in Haverlock. XYh. .Mrs.
Whan accompanied them I10111 ; for a
Miiia Mary Zentmlre left for her
t 88? 1
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Fhe brand about which you ve
'Tis guaranteed to make the
Home Lab r makes it from carefully,
selected Hard Spring Wheat, in a mod
el mill und.n- ideal sanitary conditions.
Order your sack from your dealer to
morrow. Western Flour Mill Co-