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The Rock Island Argus and daily union. (Rock Island, Ill.) 1920-1923, April 16, 1920, Image 9

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The Day in Davenport
Teisat Keserts te Coarts
twilling "car" n Daven
iirt Uiat tenants resort to every
weapon available to retain
LmMMion. for Instance: In the
'Surtof Justice of the Peace W. W.
Sort Thursday afternoon the case
5h. tt DeVore and V. h. Arm
ifoof, agent, vs. Scott Cutinlng
. .',utit an action in forcible
' t ud detainer, was called for
SaL If the court rules against
th defendant the case will go to
- aigfrlct court on an appeal and
Miiction for an injunction re
tSato the lower court and con
itsNe bof ousting the Cunning
Ant family. That is . just how
Jares houses are in the city. Scott
CBtngham, who is a traveling
in and lives at 1601 East Locust
street, dropped his business and
itturned bere from Sioux City to
teht the case. His attorney, John
Biggins, announced Thursday
norning that an application or an
Injunction would follow an adverse
ruling, of the Justice on the ground
that there is a positive impossi
bility for the plaintiff (meaning
Cunningham) to procure a house of
inr kind, character, or nature, for
rrtt or occupancy, in the city of
Davenport, due to the scarcity of
bouses." -
- Battery Offiee at i
cruiting office and general head
quarters win oe opened up in the
Fifth street armorv
the new Davenport battery organi-
auun. - iua omces win be located
across the hall from the present
legion headquarters and will oc
cupy the west wing of the old
building. Prospects of an early
completion of the
quota of the new nnit were bright
tuaay. 11 is now regarded as cer
tain that Captain Harry Ward, for
mer commander of D. Batferv win
accept the offer of the backers of
me new winery nere and under
take tho task of recruiting the re
quired quota of men. Captain
Ward is now emntoved at tho
office. He Is a veteran organiser,
having played an important part in
the formation of both of Daven-port's-old
nnits, B and D, of the
rwsi Iowa riem artillery.
Red Cause of Damn ire Sultr Is
red more dangerous to children, by
reason of its attractiveness, than
Other colors? Red has. been the
basic dans of trembling European
wronaa, n dm Deen the emblem or
aggravation in the bull pasture and
the Imperialistic Roman arena. It
is sow the novel pigment Injected
into a $2,000 damage suit growing
out of the loss of a baby's finger.
The suit is brought by Mrs. Flor
ence Schmalhaus. as "next friend,"
lor her 5-year-old son against Ed
ward Dishinger, grocer. One aft
ernoon, when Mrs. Schmalhaus ac
companied by JSer infant son war at
the Dishinger store making pur
chases, the child had his hand
caught in an operating coffee mill
and one finger was so badly lac
erated that it had to be amputated.
An action was brought against the
grocer charging him with negli
gence in keeping a coffee mill
where children can reach it. The
coffee mill was painted a bright
red. The plaintiff Thursday in an
amended petition filed through her
attorneys, W. M. Chamberlin and
M. V. Gannon, alleges that the cof
fee null, on account of its color
and operating machinery, was pe
culiarly attractive to children..
Death Record Mrs. Mary F.
Muir. residue: at 212 H&zeiwnni
avenue, passed away at 1:45 o'clock
rnursaay morning after an illness
of the past six weeks.
William Snively, retired farmer,
residing at Kahnla Town nasawi
away at Mercy hospital at 7 o'clock
Wednesday evening Death resulted
from a stroke of paralysis which
be aaflered few days ago while on
a visit at the horn or ua Drotner,
Jacote Sntvely, who Uvea la Oav-
enporc .
See Fettee ana" Firemen Short-'
ace of labor has atmck the police
and Ire force, and the commission
era have sent ont the Macedonian
call for help to fill vacancies on
the lire department which are there
already, and to take care of some
vacancies which will be created on
the police foce. With the double
platoon' system in effect , through
out the fire department, there are
still half a dozen jobs to be filled,
before the force of flame battlers is
up to war strength. Several po
licemen have handed in their resig
nations to become effective within
a couple of weeks, and these,
with the vacancies already on the
force, will make it necessary to
pat on several more menl
Bankers Plan Program Ernest
R. Moore of Cedar Rapids, will be
one of the prtareipal speakers at
the annual convection of Group 8,
Iowa Bankers' association, which
will be held here May 13. Prelim
inary arrangements for the conven
tion were made at a. meeting of the
executive committee of the group
held Wednesday at the Commercial
club. This meeting was attended
by W. jT. Moore of Tipton, president
or ue group; emu weooiee oi
Muscatine, secretary; A. C. Smith
of Clinton; Joe Kelso of Bellevne
and A. F. Dawson of Davenport.
1 The Store of Quality
Hosiery Sale
Do You Want the News
of the World
Sunday Morning
Then Order the Sunday Morning
orf Denirat and Leader
From Your News-Dealer Tomorrow
Tiie Only TrI-City Sumday
Morning Newspaper
m ......
News of the World Up to 3 A. M. Tri-City News Up to 3 A. M.
Special Local Features The Paper for the Whole Family
The Price
is Still
Per Copy
Women's and Misses Elegant Suits
Formerly Priced $85.00 to $125.00
' Reduced' for Saturday to
f Thesefirices $58 an3 $75 otter a rare saving
opportunity. You may purchase tomorrow a
suit of best quality and tailoring thatshow all
tfoeiiewest style touches atrfar below its actual
Tricotine, Poiret Twill
Super Twill
Featuring etons, short coat models, peplum styles and
plain tailored Saits a wide assortment
' of distinctive types.
i r
On Sale for Saturday
Georgette Blouses
In a Noteworthy Sale at
Featuring Qualities
Regular Sold Up to $19.75
These Suit Blouses, made of
very heavy quality Georgette
crepe, were procured from a
V famous New York maker under
sthe most unusual circumstances.
Hand embroidery, beading and braid
ing in striking designs trim them.
There are smart models in over
blouee style that are most nnueual,
featuring all the newest spring ideas.
Announcing for Saturday A ,
Sale of Envelope Chemise
Models of Satin and
Crepe de chine
Regularly $8.95
Offering a choice of tailored
styles, finished with hem
stitching, and models with
lacy yokes and inserts of imi
tation filet.
Models in built up or shoulder
strap styles.
31 Where Fashion Reigns E
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I Ricii!
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Sewiee M
acMne fle
Means a Saving of $10 to $30 on Each Machine
We are exclusive agents ior the celebrated Rotary tWhite New Home Free
New Ideal. Sold on Monthly Payments. , .
Regular price, $95
Regular price, $85.
sale .
New Home
Regular price, $85.
sale .
We have an expert repair man who will repair all makes of machines.
Needles, 3 for 10c; Large bottle oil, 10c; Belts, 20c.
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Iowa's Largest Sewing Machine Dealers for Over 40 Years.
Thank the backward season for the unusually
fine assortment of hats in the
After Easter Clearance
The woman who bought her hat early in the Spring and now wants
a fresh hat more suitable for the bright sunny days at hand
The woman who has made her old winter hat "do", in anticipation of
this annual after Easter sale
Both will find in this sale an opportunity to select from 185 hats
which typify the best styles of the Spring and early Summer at
prices that mean a big saving over their before Easter prices.
French Room models included!
Every woman knows of our French Room and of the wonderful hats
displayed there. No hat for which there is a duplicate can gain ad
mission and only the best of models from the foremost milliners
of the country are admitted. Tomorrow a number of these
exclusive styles are to be thrown into the sale.
Six Sale-priced groups
24 hats, formerly priced $ SZ
$27.50 to $32.50 go at
24 hats, formerly priced S f
$22.50 to $25.00 go at
40 hats, formerly priced Jf
$16.50 to $20.00 tfoat X J
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29 hats, formerly priced if A
$12.50 to $15.00 go at
28 hats, formerly priced $ SZ.00
$7.95 to $10.00 go at
40 hats, formerly priced' $
$3.95 to $5.00 go at
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