Newspaper Page Text
THE ROCK ISLAND AKGUS. TIITn?Sn," OCTOBER 8, 1914.
GET $300,000 AS
Saturday Last Day of 10o Trade Check Sale
Mississippi Receives Biggest j
Single Sum of 520, OOO,
inkv "Pica ircif o
TO START CONTRACT WORK !
MVty Given fcr Improvement of Up-;
per Stream Near Eitimv.e
Maie by Major Hoffman. (
Tie Missif sirpi rivir commission
received the largest single allotment j
c; the $2i"'.f00.0t0 river and harbor ap-i
propriation p?..-$?d last week and the j
gcoast t he r xpended on the work j
mticl is conducted on t:ie upper
ttream through the government en
gaeers' cF.ce in this city, has been
fxed at $0i0iU
The fur.i In the local allotment Is
Tery star t" estimate made by Major
A M ilo.T.-r.an, chief engineer In
charge of this district, uhen it became j
mon that an emergency oui wouia j
liie.y te passed. The JS0O.0OO will j
permit the extt-nsion of existing con- j
tracts and will in no way affect the i
plans recently made for furthering the!
ixprovement on the upper stream. The j
ssissippi river commission receives ,
Major Hoffman this morning receiv
ed a message frora the chief of army j
engineers at Washington ia which it j
was elated that the allotment for work
cn the upper Mississippi was fixed at
Contract Work Begins,
ma the bill was assured, work
02 the government plant started and i
is progressing nicely now, but the ex-1
tent of thecoatract wort at that time j
depended largely upon amount of al-j
lotmect. With the apportionment near
ly equal to the estimate Major HofT- J
niaa made some time ago, the con-;
tract work is possible and this morn
i2g contractors ail along the river
made haste to start their men at work
at the various projects of which they
The cuxber ofnen employed In the
contract work will nearly equal the
number employed directly in the gov-1
f.iEett work, and it is thought that j
within a short time, nearly 2,000 men
will be employed on the river.
This allotment will permit only the
work as planned for this year and the
placing of the government plant in
condition for an early start text
Usual Amount $1,500,000.
The allotment made Is only an
emergency one, and is far below the j
usual amount. In 1613, $1,500,000 was j
at the disposal of the upper MisslBeip-
pi engineers. This amount had been I
gradually approached from year to i
year, as the government plant In-1
creased, and its upkeep and the em- j
Floymer.t of more meu was demanded.
Advices from Washington are that ;
another river and harbor bill for 1915 (
will be tak en up again at the short
term cf congress which convenes in j
December. Friends of the bill hope'
to rush it through. !
As the short terra adjourns on J
March 4, it is presumed that the en- j
gineers will have the money for the j
wont at te:r exposal wben the sea
son of river work opens next spring. I
At cany places along the river it
has been hard to find enough men to
ao tne woric and laborers are la de-1
Band almost at every point along the
stream v. here the improvement is be
When the announcement was made
Saturday that the work would be tak
en cp Monday, it was not thought that
there was a dearth of laboring men. but
It was stated today by an o.T.cial of
the government offices hero that at
Z-any points there is need of laborers
id they seem hard to get.
Ernest If. Pietcher to Mathews & I
Wtitford, Iota 7 and S. O. J. Brien's Jr.,!
4dilion Campbell's second addition,!
cck Islaiid. 1 00. I
John V.". Wilson to Grace L. Holmes, j
b-s 3 and 4. block 10, P-uford & Guyer's
UiiUon. Iiock Inland, J1.00. j
Hy. j. Crip;, to Carl F. Bauer, lot 6,
B-ldge View, outh Moline, 500. I
William and Charles K. Brooks to1
corg ar.fi Ann lla Vo;ber. lot 4, block j
1. f&crth addition Iirook's Grove, Rockj
John P. Lf-rnL-ion to Village of Hamp-
o. Part lot 1'?. Llock 7, Town of
A. Itodman to Theodore Hartz,
lrt lot 2-j. Halt's eddition. Rock Is-'
NEW WHOLESALE GROCERY i
WILL SOON INCORPORATE!
encouraging bf-trinriijg has been!
tide by the Illinois Wholesale Groc-1
rj coipar,y which opened a store In
e rr of the Slate Hank building on J
t Seveat-rita ureet recently. Al-j
t-ough the company has not Incor-1
torattd. yet lt js , inten,ion to do1
& the ii-ar future. S. GHlerman Is !
ttAaer of the firm. The firm handles j
everything In the grocery line and
to cover the tri cit.es and vlcln-
eason for teachers' meetings
$1.50 Medicine Cabinet 79c
White Enamel and Golden Oak
Medicine Cabinets, mirror doors,
glass shelves, an exceptional
"Steady Customers" prove the
popularity of a Lunch or Tea
Room. In our Tea Room, we
have a host of friends who come
day after day, because they are
well served with wholesome, sat
Footprints in Our Shoe Dept
Tomorrow will surely be a great day in this
Department, for every woman who hasnt been
fitted with new Shoes will want a pair tomor
row at these prices.
Here is one display of beautiful Patent, bro
caded top Shoes, such as you will see priced
to $6 in most all the better stores. For Friday
the'se go at the startling J h
price of, per pair. J2 aJmrnj'
Satin Evening Slippers, Pumps y STh
Ankle Strap Styles, 3.50 to m3xSf
Men's House Slippers, all leather, 1.50 to 2.25
regular, for Friday, and Saturday
we're making a discount of nJ?
Women's heavy French Kid Street Shoes, good
sole, high or low heel style, plain or tip toe, an
exceptional Shoe ESL
at onlv a
ImUm mt I "
kThe lOo Plan
Every Cash Purchase
of $1 or more in our Great
Store during the last Two
Days of this Harvest Event
will entitle you to a "Trade
Check" amounting to 10
of your purchase. This
Trade Check (or due bill)
will be accepted as full or
part payment on anything
else in our store in another
department, until 9 p. m.
Attend This Great Fur Sale
Domestics Fairly Shout
Unbleached muslin, special for
Friday 2 yards for
Galatea in blue, tan and other
wanted shades, the yard
9-4 unbleached sheeting
for Friday ,
Cotton Challie, you never were able
to buy this quality for
Sheeting Remnants, each remnant measures
from 1 1-4 yards up, while the quality runs to
as high as 35c a fl EZr
yard, now the yard H
Bed spread, full size hemstitched, a SOjif
regular $1.25 value Friday QJPsFQL
Our announcement of this Manufacturer's Fur Sale with Dis
counts of 10 brought many women to our store today and will
bring many more tomorrow.
You understand that Friday and Saturday you not only obtain
a 10 Discount on these Furs, but you also get the 10 Trade
Checks on each Cash Fur Purchase.
Every woman who has been wanting a set of Furs should
take instant advantage of this special sale just inaugurated at this
store, for we feel confident that after November 1st Furs of equal
quality to these will be full' 20 higher than our present Sale
Better come tomorrow and choose the set you want at a Dis
count of io'c . -
A Great One-Day Picture Sale
Now that autumn urges us stay indoors at night, we
begin to realize where we can improve our Living Rooms.
No part of a room can mar the attractiveness of the
whole room so much as the walls. Cover your, walls, ar
tistically, here and there with pretty Pictures and you
make it a room with an ever evident welcome.
This Picture Sale should mean much to you if you
have been wanting to get any new pictures for your
There are a number of pretty landscape and "marine Pic
tures, 9x13, which we LC
have priced for Friday at -S-lSL
Here are two Pictures, "Cupid Awake" and "Cupid
Asleep," sizes 14x17 in walnut j
frame, your choice e oi?-5
The whole collection comprises some very attractive prints and col
ored pictures of landscapes, marine views, fruits, fish, game, etc., all
beautifully done in natural colors, and all specially priced for Friday.
Men's all linen, large
15c kind, 1 fn
Women's cross bar
and satin striped -5c
chiefs, Fri- Cp
day 2 for J-'
IS inch Swiss Em
broidery Corset cover
and llouncings, in
dainty patterns, val
ues to oc, the yZr
yard, Friday . .
Visit Our Economy
50c Sempre Giovine,
the face cream in a
ilesh colored cake.
Marietta S t a n 1 e y's
greatest sue- 27p
cess, Friday . .
"La Pre fere Dcs
(preferred by ladies)
an absolutely high
grade rice powder im
ported from Paris.
Try it and see why it
is "preferred by la
dies," large 9Qr
50c Box, Friday
A beautiful array of Fez and Military Turban
Shapes of good quality "fQ
velvet, for Friday only mmm jr
Another lot of pretty Velvet Dress Shapes,
some striking models shown in this display
nn- all the 1.2 and better qualities, tor
25c Pictorial Review Pattern Quarterly and a Notions
FREE Pattern, now 19c.
$25 Diamond Rings Friday
Here are just Seven Diamond Rings each
one at least 1-8 carat in size, set in solid gold ring,
mountings unsurpassed. We doubt very much if
you could go into the wholesale markets and buy a
diamond like any one of these at our sale price.
For Friday, we're going to olTer these beautiful
S25 Diamond Rings
for onlv, each
Boys' one- and
Knives, good 15c
Assorted Braid Pins
sold to 25c each,
various styles . . .
Hooks and Eyes, regular 5c
kind, not all sizes,
15c Skirt Gauge, every wo
man needs one & rf
of these fi -Pl-r
Extra quality Combs of Bone,
Horn or Aluminum, values to
25c, for Friday,
your choice . . .
A great display of duckling
fleeced Kimonos and Bath
Robes in Oriental and dainty
floral effects, trimmed with
satin ribbons, buttons and
cords, some cut empire style,
regular 1.75 values.fkO
for Friday only . . . if C
Sateen Petticoats with knife
pleated satin flounces, in col
ors black, cerise, plum, ter
racotta and green, the kind
that sell for
choice only .
2 Savings From
15x30 Cocoa Door Mats, regular
75c kind, PZCChf
Friday J V
36 inch floor Oil Cloth, good
quality, neat patterns, r
We've Just received a complete
assortment of the newest Col
lar and Cuff Sets in Linen. Lin-
ne and Organdie, SZ(Thf
For Friday only we will sell
Children's Galatea Middy Blous
es, a regular 1.25
value at only . . .
Taffeta and plain Moire Rib
bons, black and colors, regular
25 a yard qualities, for
Friday, the yard .
Women's Wayne Knit indestructible silk lisle
finish Hose. These are the most popular
stocking designed for women desiring mod
ish medium weight lisle
hose, 3 pair for H
Women's Black split foot Hose in regular and
out size, cotton and lisle, 35c CU
the pair, 3 pair for fl
Get 10 Trade Checks Tomorrow and Saturday on Cash Purchases
. I 1 . .1 UI..U ..1. . I I An ..AU f I. I .1 I
i,i .v. . . ' ...i ,.t ihff Illinois 1 ea u- sciriit-K ui me mm" "."". '"
I;u , , U "Dd ,0day .".N . donation Miss Harris will ! vrnlng for Cant..... wh-re tomorrow
Li J C'"latr a Bh,ar 'j'i 1. the nlta h HI talk on -Teaching Apprecla-
tl?:jr"- P tor Canton, where iv. . hort adu,c,s at the , d Jouit.bola
hl fpfend the next two days at-1 rlday. , r
the annual mcetl5g of the! Miss BlazUr. instructor in doinecUe 1 Lccorations.
The inaj.-.rlty of teachers In thia
city will at:nd the nieitintj of the
hectlon of the JNorthi-rn Illinois Teach
ers' i f bociatlon which will be h-ld in
La Sullo Oct. 15, 1U and 17. Most of
the grammar schools and the hish
Bchuol will closa on Friday, the ICth,
tho teachers aUendiUK the meeting.
An excellent program has been planned
at La Salic.
Suffragists Get $800,000.
New York, Oct. 8. The sum be
queathed by Mrj. Frank Leslie, who
died recently, to Mrs. Carrie Chapman
Catt, the suffrage laadc-r, la in excess
of SSO0.0OO. In the opinion of William
Nelson Cromwell, oua of the execu
tors. .The will was filed yesterday af
ternoon. The money is to be used ta
the furtherance of woman suffrage.