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V ... - f jiil --- p s e - '' ,......J Veil rctrmirih- : . 4 Unaloa, Beet The T. Mt of UM Mfjr If to fce .istainins, m far m -fuel to ml a a remit of orders aiT. y Secretarr of Nesrr Daawls, . jflai- us recent nsit u As- all fuel for smrr eV V operstim la to Fadfle, mu tnuuporiM .irom me eaaiarB 1 fisMa by colUer tedloaa I oostlj process. No coal field ( if the Pacific coast yielded fuel Vflclently Mgb quality for nary a addition to the hear? expense v ,' earrytes coal from Atlantic ' m to vessels statiomed ia the 4 me, there existed also the ob ? Job that In 'time of war opera V is of the Pacific fleet might be f ;pled by the cutting off of snp ; I 40. - '"' Up in Alaska, howt . . , . along C line of the govemment'a own rdlroed. the Calkstoon coal field yWds a fuel of excellent Quality. Kary teats, mad prior to oar en trance Into the Great War, prored ttf efficiency, but war delayed any otifreloMneet of the field. " flow, howerer, work Is going ac- ttteiy lorwarej to get mis aiubbu Mil out of the around and to naval staling porta to b developed in A.aska, so that hereafter the Pa efjo will he Independent of the Atlantic In fuel for her nest, i , Dewllag la Charge. 'Workina with the nary depart mat, the department of the Inter ior la constructing' washing plant for both commercial and navy uses.! Commander Dowling of the navy baa been assigned to direct naval 1 coal production, with orders from Daniels to "Dig when yon are ready, Dowling." "We hope and believe that the quantity of coal produced from the Chlkaloon field will shortly be ' adequate to the needs of the Pa cific fleet, and more,"' says Secre tary Daniels. ' 4n connection with the' develop- meet of Alaska coal fields as a source of supply for the navy, offi cers and men of the Pacific fleet are expected to acquire a new fa nil ferity with Alaskan waters. A flotilla of destroyers, constituting a "pathfinder squadron,'; ' has been exploring little known passage ways and harbors and gathering navigating data that might be in valuable in time of war. i- .. 0erc. tr, if Cior The Arm: I am sir i .' The Second fcfrance KiniLT0B realise that it was witk a great deal of surprise that I saw in your paper an account of my homo being need as a "star for Ue aaUs of liydt liqnor..- , T know that a partial rectifea-4 ties has Men ssaoe yaw paper, bat : I believe that tne unaresslon that the "SBOonshaars" ware "In tsraattoasi Bible BtedenU" should be cleared away. To-those who know the "Bible Students" no ex planation is nscessary. wr never were there a more law-abiding peo ple than these; and too one holds a higher standard of righteous liv ing for our atandsrd- is that taught by our Lord jam and the apostles. . ., ,'..''.'!, 1-.-Th. lasts of the case are these: Iand my hasband. an excavatlngj contractor, who was wonting on contracts in Iowa, rented our home while we were away,, which would be for several months. The man to whom we rented claimed to be a vegetable peddler, and I want it thoroughly understood that the mottoes, books and pictures men tioned In your article were all our own personal property, left there upon renting ila "house. '. I would also like it to be known that- all the dishes, mottoes, pic tures, toys, Catirons, etc.. that were taken by souvenir hunters, are. my personal property and not the "moonshiners;" and if they wish to return them I would appre ciate it. ' MRS. C. A. THOMPSON. 631 Twentieth 8tret. . LODGE WILL PLAN MEMBERSHIP DRIVE j Today's Anniversaries 'insLord Nelson, England's greatest naval hero, born in " ' Norfolk. Killed at the battle t of Trafalgar. Oct U. 1805. I7f7 Cetherln McAvley, founder of , the Order of the Sisters of t " Mercy, born. Died Nov. 11, 184L UxO Comte ds Cham bo rd, the last : of the principal line of Bour- ' . bons, born in the Tulleries. Died In Austria, Aug. 24, 1885. IttS Isabella U was proclaimed :. queen of Spain, under the ! regency of her mother. 1182 The steamboat Robert E. ; T-aa was hnnittl nn ha Ml.. slsslppi. with a loss of 20 lives. HIS Several thousand deaths by cnoiera reported in Russia. UM William Klngaford, historian of Canada, died. Born in London. Dec. 23. 1819. Ill Rebecca Harding Davis, nov- enst ana writer, died at i - Mount Kisco.NN. T. Born at ,y ,: Washington, Pa., June 24. A fall membership drive will be planned at the regular meeting to morrow night of Ucal lodge No. 608, Odd Fellows, which will be turned into a smoker. Degree work and entertainment features, to be worked out toy the lodge during the winter will be outlined. A. full at tendance is desired. - -v, ' WHOLESALE Prices on shoes will no doubt drop from 30 to 60 cents per pair in the near- future. But we have reduced our prices from f L60 to $3 a pair. Bert's Shoe Shop. This Is not theology.' So please dosrt call ma a "heretic.- I am nst letting my heart ran down on the pen aa I write. ' iLtfs.is like trying to paint pic tans. The painter has a dream be would pat In color. .Be geta soma oata and brushea and a oanvaa, and begins to paint Bat when; he has aniantd, ha has tailed, tm colors are blurred; the tints db not hamonixe. The picture ia stained with his tears. He says.." I have not made a picture, bat I have got ten an experience. If only I had another 'chance, maybe I might pat my dream on canvas," - - - . Or to tall It in another way, Ufa is like trying to1 carve a statue. The sculptor sees an angel in the stone, and with mallet and chisel he goes to wore io release ue angei irora its prison. But when ho has fin ished, he has failed. The lines he saw in his dream refuse to come out on the stone. He has not carved a statu, but he has gotten an exnerience, and he feels that if ho could try again, he might suc ceed. v . -l So wa ar set to this strange pur suit of living a life, of translating to character and conduct our faith and hope. at the task. We stumble nnd fall We try to paint, but only to spoil the canvas. We try to carve, but only to ruin the marble. As life's little dsy wears to its sunset, and the hour draws near. to show our work, we can only hold up. before the eyes of the Judge the picture stained with oar teara, the stone where the chisel slipped in our trembling baaaV- - Wa have failed, bat wo feel that wa have gotten an experience. If God would only let as try again, wo might mend our mistakes. If under fairer skies and in soma lovelier land, profiting by the ex periences of earth. God would let ns adventure existence again, wa feel that we might live a lire, we might realise our dream. If only the Master would give as a second chance; Will He? Will God let as try again? Oar hearts whisper: "He willl" pn 17 CDYS , PLEAD SDLTY ERIE Mrs R. T. Breed and daughters, Misses De Etta and Audrey, left Tuesday afternoon for Rock Island, after a 10 days' visit with friends in Erie. The todiea came from Crookston, Minn, where they had spent the summer on their farm with Mr. Breed, making the trip-by anto. They left Rock Island 'Wed nesday for, California, where they will spend the winter. The trip to California will be made by auto, driven by Miss Da Ette. Mr.-and Mrs. A. P.'Durkes and the , latter' father, William .Guth rie, of Omaha, - Neh-i -arrived in Erie Saturday, making the trio by But we blunder i anto, and will spend- a few days with relatives and mends. The family were former residents here, moving to Omaha a number of year3 ago.'-' ' .. ; . Mr. and Mrs. R. C Adams of Galesburgl are visiUna; relatives In Erie this week, coming, from Gales burg by auto. v;v,vi Jalga Sends-Bet to Iastitatioas Men Bank Robber is Facias; Trial. 1 One youth was sentenced to St Charles and- another to Pontiae re formatory by Jadge E. C. Graves in circuit court yesterday afternoon. Jcaenh Hodre. aged 15, pleaded guilty to a charge of crime against nature and was commiuea io ou Charles. Hodge was arrested July 29. At the time he was a drifter with a carnival cempany, then play inc in Molina. John Saasale, aged 19, pleaded guilty to burglary and larceny and was sentenced to Pontiae. His case had been carried over from the May term of court. , Bank Bandit e Trial. Teddy Belmont (colored) charged with the' attempted holdup Of the People's benlsvin Moline early in the summer; is hyp for trial ' Bel mont is being defended by Attorney William C. Allen A Jury was being Impanelled tuv morning. ILLINOIS CITY -Ladies of the fS. A. R. auxiliary will hold a farewbll surprise party for one of its members, Mrs. E. S Busby, who will soon leave here for her new home with ber husband, Rev. E. S. Busby at Crescent City, 111. -The Widowa club met last Fri day afternoon, with Mrs. Eva Tyler. Mr. and Mrs. William Slusher ar entertaining the former's v sister, Miss Alice Slusher of 8poane. Wash. - s Mrs.; Ted Reynolds and' daughter visited Sunday with , the former's mother, lira. Emma Howard. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Martin' enter tained their cousin. Mrs John Mills of Das Moines, Iowa and Mrs. Mar garet Wesley and Charles Burgoyne of Andalusia, last Sunday. Those who visited over Sunday with Mrs."M. Reeves were UrJ and Mrs. Nathan Reerea of Moline. I1L, and several of their friends. The ladies of the G. A. R." circle met with Mrs. Emmanuel McCor- mick Saturday afternoon. . - Miss Vera Martin's Sunday school class of young men and Miss Lois Rounds' class of boys.planned to go) on n picnic Sunday at the river. The boy each asked a young lady from another class tor their dinner partner. A hard rain storm kept them from going at 11 o'clock bat at noon most of them went in a lumber wagon and had a good time in spite of another rain -storm whiclrmade them seek shelter in a cabin boat Bob Hess of Muscatine. Iowa, mo tored in his new auto to call on friends here Saturday night. Frank Morehead departed Tues day for Iowa City, where he will take a course in law at the Uni versity. Mr. and Mrs. Corneal Sedan and daughter visied Friday. Saturday and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Volly Lenta of Millersburg, 111. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Marple, a daughter, last Sunday. The mother was formerly Miss Edith Brayton. A big crowd is expected at the ice cream social given by the M. W. a. loiga Tkaraoar amnlns. Sept 39, in Community nail. A lam crowd fa expected at the dance here la the Community hall Saturday evening, Oct t ; Miss Gerrude Hayes iC tins visited relatives as'! here Sunday, w -4 T; V Ghas. Glair GROCERY 1316 Thirtieth Street Bock Island SPECIALS FOB THURSDAY, FRIDAY AHD SATURDAY Gold Rim flour, 49 lb sack ...WJK) Komo flour, 48 lb sack ...... f4jB0 Granulated sugar, lb lee Powdered sugar, lb . S2c Sliced Pineapple, No. 2"4 can .40c Asparagus, No. 3 can ........ 4Sc Crlsco, lb can . 30c Sardines, in tomato sauce, large oval can ...SSc Catsup, 2 bottles .. ...He Dundee milk, tall can ..'... .Ue Roxane pancake flour, largo pkg ..30c Jello, 2 pkgs Sic Skinner's macaroni, spaghetti and noodles, pkg ...... .....10c Castile soap and wash rag, bar 10c P. A G. White naptha soap, bar 8e Flake white soap, bar .........7c Navy beans, lb ...10c Fancy headrice, lb ............ lie PHOHE B. L 865 r::::::;;;;:iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiinii!iiiiiiiiiiiii iiipiiiiii NUMBER THREE Fruit Presses imiii Each $875 No. 1 Presses $4.50 each ThitWeek Mem N LEY HARDWARE CO. ( 227 Eighteenth Street ! M TeiephMe B, L 1336 c::.::::::::::::;;;iiz:!.iiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!i DONT FORGET Fall Is Coming Have Your Shoes Fixed JJp at. the The Illinois Shoe Repair Shop Y5j Second Avenue, Rock Island, IU. Opposite PostoBc , . ilrVe have an excellent side line of Gents' Fur- , nishings and Shoes that are priced, fight . " IT (mi We are Going Back to The Pre War Prices on Ready-to-Wear v ' Our buyer hens just returned from the New York mar kets. He has been able to buy the Latest Fall styles in ' ' At what we consider remarkable reductions and there Sore we give our customers tho benifit of these purchases and will include our present Fall stock in this sale. Our y Suits, Cloth Coats) Plush Coats, Skirts, Silk & Cloth Dresses, Silk Underwear, Blouses, Petticoats & Furs On the Entire Stock $25.00 Garments Now $20.00 $75.00 Garments Now 60.00 35.00 Garments Now 28.00 85.00 Garments Now 68.00 45.00 Garments Now 34.00 100.00 Garments Now 80.00 65.00 Garments Now 52.00 125.00 Garments Now 100.00 Big Reduction Sale on All Silk Hosiery ' Gordon, Holeproof and Other Reliable Makes $4.50 Values Now $2.50 $2.50 Values Now $1.50 3.75 Values Now 2.00 2.00 Values Now 1.00 224 West Second Street to. Davenports Iowa. . X.' 14bV;- "f " ! -x - ' New Pineapple Ready! .1 to dealers throughout this ter- U ritory. ' v Probably the finest canned ' pineapple we've had for many , seasons which means . that' you'll not hd any brand that is superior to JONATHAN. s ' Generous slices packed in a rich sugar syrup ask for - John F. Kelly Co. Back Again! Fruit Jars $1.49 Dozen - We have just received 600 dozen Ball Bros. Glass Top Fruit Jars, quart size. - They are on sale now ' at $1.49 a dozen ;I H.GPetersensSons A A-