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TEE ' RCCK, iSIJAIW ARGUS mcnan is, -i too m j r frf riaEafcMs fir Ckistr 'tlatlwa aoUettatloa of f ' r psnfisrsMp la tiw Chamber of ' JsasMro will coatlnaa for aaota--rMk. Becaosa of the political (UtaaMoa that baa aataraUy divert' cl too attaatioa of UMy members of tbe omaisaUoa.' tea n workers kaoa unable to eaavass w list Another week saoald tao completion of tao Job thai proauoao to m t success ia laa fall BMaaiar of tha word. . w-Ai tha boob laacheoa yesterday It Um Chamber of Commerce room a total membership of over three laadrad waa reoortad by tne wont era 1 Tbla was aa Increase of 60 enr the receding: day. At this tate do trouble In reaching a total ' aMBbershlo In keeping with the BrogrettlTeneu of Rock Island la anticipated. . ECforU will be re doabled to complete the canvas of prospects before the end of next ,'waakvA "i : 8 audi Pereeataga Refusals. - While the percentage of absolute Refusals to become identified with the Chamber of Commerce is small, Mrerthelesi the workers have been . surprised to find that there are res idents of Rock Island, many of them of the Ions; time variety, who are bo aetf-satlBfled with things as they exist that they are unwilling to aire a little of themselves to keep tha ball moving. Some give fan cied reasons: others refuse to lis- tea to any argument and give none. ' Some contend they will await re sults from the chamber without 'ftvlng thought of the fact that re anlta can only be attained through the hearty cooperation of all. ' for Lillte Billy and Bobbu? JIBS. JAMES II'CAW ARRIVES TO ATTEND . HUSBAND'S FUNERAL I I . . BOAT ASD BOBBY. j Who, bereft of mother by death and father by misdeed, seek home in Rock Island. He's only asm yearn old, bat he's a recBlar.bif brother and daddy to BlUy. aged tana years. It really woold be craelty to sep arate the brothers. Aad aoi if there's aa opea heart aad an onea boom Into which the i two orphans might eater together. where they will oe cnenanea as they do each other, anywhere in Rock Ialaad county. Rev. O. C Kaobel, field aacretary of the Illi nois Children's Homo and Aid so ciety, wanta to know of it. ' Rev. Mr. Kaobel is la Rock Is land today seeking a place for Billy and Bobby, two of tha 100 or phans and dependents which the society is earing for at Its homes at Bvaaatoa and Duquoln and Its training- school at Pontlac E. B. McKown, 1401 Second avenae. has bean treasnrer of the Rock Island committee of the association for t the last 80 years. Motker DM of f la. Billy's and Bobby's mother died of the flu. Their father has aban doned them. The father had fallen : down, on the 10th commandment after his wife's death. He eloped j with the wife of another, the mother of nine children. By the authori ties, she was returned, with the baby she had taken with her, to her husband and other eignt cnu dren. Billy's and Bobby's father is awaitina trial. A sister, aged 9 years, is being cared for by rela tives. The society has placed several children in Rock Island homes dur lag ST years of actMUaa. aad haa at presant four chUdraa ta taia coantynader snsi ilslua. - It U a ploaaar eraantsaOoa far placing . orphaa aad dependent children In family homes. Daring ita 1 existence it aaa received aad cared for mora thaa MOO childrea la the state, 40 of 'which came from Rock Ialaad oonty. Rev. Mr. Kaobel, who ia msklng his an nual visit hare, is staying at tha bome of Mrs. 3. C. Taylor, 90S Twentieth street, aad information about the childrea aad work may aa had from him. - Heips iaox canarea. The society has given partial help to 1,502 children of widows, widowers, aesertea mowers, sep arated couples, aad aaaaanied mothers. 'Without (the parents los ing their guardianship 1,87 chil dren - were under supervision in family homes, and 2,173 different children were given assistance -by the society. The organisation employs .live comnetent women in charge of the districts, who oo not couact a aoi- lar, bat give their enure services to guarding-tneir aistncts. tier. Mr. Knobel is in cnarge ot ue n nancial side of the district work. From 200 to 300 children are an nually placed in homes and but 80 are returned for replacement The society has few girls, moat of the children being boys. It en deavors to place the boys in good farm homes, if possible. Twins are never separated, and where re quested by parents or children, no separations are made. Bobby is Daddy to BilL Little Billy is too young to un derstand, but Bobby knows the meaning of it all. It is through his sense of understanding that Bobby sticks to Billy cares for his fUttla aisaataa. watehea Una ia Ua play, aad te a -tatty to him. Tha boys coald Bock Ialaad connty people who car tod the opea door aad the hearts randy ta areet tha de serted children will aad Billy and Bobby a blessing HILLSDALE Mr. aad Mrs. Harry O. Walker and children of Zloa City, IlL.who attended the Batser-Lovelees aad Ratier-Owen wedding last week re mained until tha last part. of tha week with Mrs. Clarence Butaar. Mr. aad Mrs. J. M. Martin amH Mrs. Bay Palmar were Davenport Tisitora Taeeday, also mi. aaa bus. William Fowler spent the day in the-citioa. -L. C. Carroll and family of Ful ton, ia. were'- callers on friends i here Sunday. Wesley Hanaa aad Will Schwen necker are enjoying a week's hunt ing and fishing trip in Wisconsin. HAVING STARTED IN BUSINESS - - ' for myrelf, I have opened a paint shop at 431 Fourth street and am now ready to do all kinds of Fainting, Decorating, Graining and Paper Hanging. All orders promptly attended to Satisfaction guaranteed. Ofiee aad Shop 431 Fourth Street Pheae B. L S0S7. J. J. LERCH 1& " 1 2 Q Q Ej3sbC2W i Piiiiiiiiiiiii . Mrs. James McCaw of Reynolds, who was Injured when her husband Waa killed In an automobile acci dent 25 miles out of Des Moines, Iowa, last Tuesday morning, is ex pected to arrive in Reynolds at 6 o'clock this evening to attend the funeral of her husband at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Metho dist church in Reynolds. Rev. George Sbeppard will officiate and burial will be made in Preemption cemetery. Mrs. McCaw Is unable to sit up and will be brought on a stretcher to her home. However, she was able to make the entire arrange ment for her husband's funeral. Mrs. Carr, niece of the McCaw's and who suffered two broken legs and a broken arm in the accident, is said to be very low in a Des Moines hospital She cannot be re moved. ! Latest reports on the accident from relatives is jto the effect that Mr. MoCaw noticed the train com ing after it was pretty close to him, but In an endeavor to put on his oraices, tney railed to work, result ing in the crash. They were at tempting to return home on Tues day to attend the Mercer county fair. i Mr. McCaw was born near Reyn olds on Mot. 23, 1866. He farmed practically all his life. He is sur vived by the widow and three broth era: Dr. H. C McCaw of California, Andrew McCaw of Reynolds and Henry McCaw of Preemption. T70UENDEM0CRATS WILL MEET MONDAY Tha Rock Island County Woman's ; Democratic committee will hold its regular meeting in the parlors of the Rock Island house next Monday evening. This will be 4he first " meeting following - the primaries. Important business will be taken upland it ia probable that winners tor Democratic nomination in the county and district primaries will aaorees tne meeting. HERE'S -SOMETHING WORTH WHILE Heater for your cold Bath Room. No Water Connections. Noth . lag to Freese. WTO Beat a Bath for 3 Cents. Installed for only ' $22.00 Jos. Rosenfield FlaBBmf aad Heating' Prompt Service Export Work. -Jobbing CSll Fearth Are. City raoae B. 1. 849 a 1 J II IJ u J ROCK ISLAND BREWING CO. HOCK llUkWO. !.(.. TBxarejOKa a. x. aa Knit Underwear . Section 3rd Ave. Store ROCK ISLAND. ILL. THII Knit Underwear Section 3rd Ave. Store Oiir Silk Underwear Sale Has Proved Very Successful Monday Is the Last Day FOR the first time in three years we are in a rosition to supply our customers with all sizes of silk underwear, in any style garment you may need in the well known v "KAYSER" and "NIAGARA MAID MAKES" - -v : ! ! 1 ; T V This is a truly wonderful assortment of crisp, new silk under-garments, and we are going to demonstrate to our customers our ability to save you money on the class of merchandise that the great majority of women most admire. ; What woman is there that does not love the supreme beauty and elegance of dainty, soft,' silken underthings. Attend this sale. f The prices quoted for this sale days are 25 to 33)6 below present prices. Buy now for your immediate needs, or gifts for the holiday season ' Kayser's Plain Silk Top Vests at 2.39 on fine mercerized lisle. A vest that recommends itself for durabil ity. Regular 3.25 value. O OQ Special each "KayserV' Fancy Embroid ered Silk Top Vests, 2.79 This is an especially beautiful gar ment and is priced far below its real worth. Special, O each' A.le7 "KayserV' Plain All Silk Vests, 2.95 Bodice and regular top styles. Recommend ed for real service. Von most see this gar j ment to appreciate the quality f O QP Very special each &VO Kayser's Silk Top. Unionsuits, 3.69 on fine mercerized lisle. "The many desirable features of this suit should appeal to every acoman that wants comfortable underwear. Straps that never slip, arrpholes that never bind. 'Back cut narrower than the front and the "Marvelfit" seat that stays closed. Made in the different styles. Prices range from 4.50 to 5.00 suit O JA Special suit . OAJU "KayserV Italian Silk Unionsuits, 6.75 Bodice and regular top styles. A beautiful garment and well worth the regular price gt 6.75 10.00. In sale, suit 86 Plain Top Silk Vests on fine lisle, either bodice or regular top styles. You will appre date this vajue. Very special each 2 0 One Lot All Silk Vests A plain all-silk vest with bodice top. A very good quality especially at the O fJQ sale price v ' ' "KayserV Plain . Envelope Chemise You will be highly elat ed when you see this ex quisite garment A reg ular 8.95 value, ft CQ In the sale at jVmW Van Raalte's "Niagara Maidw Underwear "Niagara Maid" v Plain Silk Vests, 2.95 Jf you have never worn this par ticular garment, better buy one in this sale 1 O At each '' Y "Niagara Maid" VesU fancy embroidered regular top style, wonderfully attractive gar ment. 6.50 value. J AO Special now, each Niagara Maid" AllSilk Vests with fancy lace trimming. We have sold quantities of them at the regular price of 8.00. To give our customers a real treat, you may choose in this sale, each "Niagara Maid" Knickers These silk knickers are the kind most women want You'll want a pair when you see A QQ theni. Special, pair , 70 6.50 "Niagara Maid" Envelope Qtemue t Made with bodice top and a very popular garment. Choose now while we have priced them very , K QQ moderately, each , . 0UO Other silk garments frorn both these well-known makers ("Kayser" and "Van Raalte") that are not listed here will be on sale at very special prices. See window display on 2nd Avenue. ! Toollakto Do Anything The ordinary every-day life of most women is a ceaseless treadmill : of work. How much harder the tasks become when some derange ment peculiar to her sex makes every movement painful, and keeps the nervous system all unstrung untd life seems hardly worth living. Every women in this condition should profit by the experience of these two women whose letters follow. Read the Experience Reading, Pa. " I had organic inflam mation, pains in the side and tjack which were so sharp that they pulled me to my Knees, ana 1 oouia not wane I had an operation and still Uailed, and in the eight years I suffered I had four doctors and none helped . me. My mother-in-law advised me to take Lydia E. Finkham's Vegetable Compound. I was then in bed, and after the first bottle I could be out of bed. then I took Vegetable Compound Tablets and lydia RPinkham's Blood Medicine and also used the Sanative Wash. I still take the medicine and am able now to do my own honsework. My friends say, My! but you look well what do yon. dor Who is your doctor T' And there to only one answer, 'Lydia E. Pink - ham's medicines which I gladly recom mend.' "Mrs. Wm. Stxxs, C6Q Douglas Street, Reading, Pa. of These Two Women " Gainesville, Tex." For three years . I suffered untold agony each month with pains in my side. I found only tAmrvtranr tfHaf in s1itfttWi'a win si wvausiviw ivuvs iu uuiiui 0 aJUCUliUO or anything else I took until my hus band and I saw an advertisement of Lydia E. Finkham's Vegetable Com pound. I mentioned it to a neighbor and she told me she had taken it with .good results, and advised me to try it I was then in bed part of the time, and mydoctorsaid I would have to be oper ated on, but we decided to try the Vege table Compound, and I also used Lydia E. Pinkham's Sanative Wash. I am a dressmaker and am now able to go about my work, and do my housework . besides. Tou are welcome to use this letter as a testimonial as I am always glad to speak a word for your medicine." Mrs. W. M. Stefhins,202 Ilarvey St, Gainesville. Texas. Ailing Women Should Not Experiment-But Insist Upon hysM (KFOoofelkid) Fire-Proof Walls That Endure In building a new home or in remodeling your present one, you will tbe certain of walls and ceilings that can not burn and that will endure as long as the structure lasts if you specify SheetrocJc For this standard wall and ceiling material in unit form, manufac tured by the special U. S. G. process and sheathed" in a heavy protective covering, is a sheet of pure gypsum rock. It is fireproof. -It cannot warp, shrink or buckle. It resists heat, cold and sound. It takes any decorative treatment: paper, paint, panels. : Sheetiock is-easily put up. It can be cut and sawed like lumber. It can be securely nailed directly to the studs and joists, and it is reinforced with the U. S. G. Patented Reinforcement which gives extra nailing strength and a tight, flush joiht . Let us show you a sample of Sheetrock. Let us prove by vLo vactual demonstration that it insures economy and enduring. ' satisfaction in new construction as well as for alterations and repairs. 'SBQEETRQCK PHONE OUE YAEDS FOE PROMPT DELIVERY lcsltep tarter Componu Third Avenue and Twenty-fourtli fetreet Phone R. 1. 5 1 ! a i 1