j feaurfNloaer ruI C
Tewssala Geti Svsjp.
0r ( Beard, Tkaft AIL
i , ;
; A: bridges of Coal
township are In urgent need
fmmit; and bow rands for this
f J'ut to be obtained is the
j0oa agitating the mind of Wil
m Paul, road commissioner of
qs Taller. '
jr. Paul appeared before the
kjtii a' supervisors yesterday and
gnawd npon the pitiful condition
(fibs highways under his care, the
Msttt of heavy traffic between the
ggH'Snd the cities. He received
,.11 encouragement from the
Cars on the question of financial
ill. The supervisors are not lack
H )n moral support, all admitting
ait lomcthing ought to be done to
ake the route more passable, but
Nialoa prevailed that some means
er (ban the country treasury
timid be employed to finance the
v Csal vTasttns fsme.
' I Valises Treichler, commissioner
if highways for the county, also
sidressed the board in oehalf of
tat Coal Valley roads. He pointed
Ml that the mines have proven of
treat benefit to the cities, especi
ally daring the coal crieis of last
year, and that the people should
he willing to pay a little toward
the lBproverjnt. of the road;
faU AaKjU by ' taa laces
JMt fAOveoMM of the heavily load-
wet tn. tha
It VU mtrwmmtmA tu. . . 1
f1 ? ? totM1 on alTcoal
be collected by the city of Molina
at the Rock river hrldga to be
tamed Into a rand tor the upkeep
Commissioner Pawl states that
the bridges 'are la dire need of
strengthening. Fact la, he inform
ed the board, most of the bridges
in the township were condemned
several years ago and that some
thing most be done Immediately if
accidents are to be avoided.
inDNIOUT 1IAS3 TO
BE CELEBliATED IN
TVEOTT-FIVE YEARS AGO I
TWArpt Files of 1SSS
' ' PHOTO OF DR. B A1ET
Midnla-ht mfcaa will h nl.Krai
at the Catholic churches in the city
n xnruuui morning. Tnia will
be the second tim in mm wan
that midnight inaaa has been held.
'"i innstmas tne custom being re
vived at the local churches. Mid
night mass wall also be observed ia
Davenport churches according to a
decision reached at a meeting of the
doa.Il err of na.vim.nnrt TM. will fca
the first time since 1100 that the
solemn rites nave been performed
in Davenport at Christmas time.'
The maaa Wilt twain at 11 n'rlnrlr
midnight, lasting until 2 o'clock in
ine morning. ' At si. JOsepn 8 UIUD-
ollc church mass frill be held again
at 6. 8, S and 10 o'clock on Christ
Dec. t Farmer" Run , IK.
wrestler, was in the city from hU
eoeaXrv hom at Hi Bnk i
today. - .i ,. ,
The foarth annual ball of Chap
1554, M. W. A., was given last even
ing at Odd Fellow.' hall, ahnnl u.
entv-five cosples being In attend
ance. a music was famished by
Blotters orchestra and at midnight
sapper was served in the dining
Dec. C Last evening at St.
Mary's Catholic church was cele
brated the marriage of John L. Llt
Ug of this city and Miss Aggie V.
licParlaad of Davenport
Misses Margaret Dart and Sue
Denkmaaa are in Chicago...
Dec t The Sunday school an
nex of Broadway Presbyterian
church was formally dedicated yes
terday, impressive ceremonies at
tending the occasion in which sis
ter congregations Joined in rejoic
ing over the Improvement
Dee. 10 It was a message laden
with glad tidings of great Joy,
the dispatch which bore to . The
Argus last evening from Springfield
the news that Rock Island county
had won the site for the location of
the western insane hospital. It
had been a long contest in which
the county had stood squarely on
its merits and It is a victory in
which we should all rejoice with
equal fervor and enthtt'staam. It is
like the court boose, a subject in
which the entire county, its good
name and its pride are Involved. ,
Dec. 11 After the Jubilation at
the Rdck Island house last evening
over 'the news of the location of
the westers insane hospital at Rock
Island a number of tri-city news
paper men dropped into The 'Argus
office and the subject of a tri-city
press club came up incidental to a
general discussion of th friendly
spirit that should prevail among all
interested in the promotion of the
common interests of the tri -cities.
"While it was not deemed prudent
to take action until all the papers
were consulted, the feeling of those
present representing the majority
of the papers was unanimously in
favor of the revival of the snbjeet
Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Kenfield wel
comed a daughter at their Chicago
All the news an the time The
Argus. r .
ST RAISE v
(Continued from Page One.)
to have an increase in tales and of !
course members of congress will
be pressed by local interests to
protest against any taxes that pnt
a burden on the influential bust,
ness men in their respective com-,
munities. So if the tax question is
viewed through local eyes, the
treasury department will be under!
constant bombardment not . only 1
under this administration but the
next one as well. If the question
is examines through national eyes,
the total amount paid by the Amer
ican people will be seen as less
than any previous year.
Is Fear Billions Enough!
Is four billions, . however, the
minimum amount on which . . the
government can get along? Re
publican leaders say they can J Jour billions 'shows that one and
knock a billion dollars ont of esti-1 one.third billions go to pay inter
mates submitted by the treasury est on Liberty bonds and other
for the coming year. But the treat- i public debt. Another billion is
ary rails attention as- did Preui-' wanted by the military establish
dent Wilson to the congressional, ment which includes plans tor such
habit of making appropriations out i things. as universal military train
of revolving funds. More than Sling and the maintenance of a fair
billion dollars was spent last year sized army to cost, $638,000,003.
in that way after the estimates , Th railroads will cost in Tne
had been pared down by a billion ' neighborhood , of a billion dollars
dollars. Probably the adoption of and it used to cost the government
a budget system and the making of . Just a billion dollars to run in pre
all appropriations directly will i War days. At that the government
cure .this - fault in government will face a deficit on outstanding
finance but until it comes con-l debts. Pruning government de
gress may be in the position of tak-' partment estimates will help some
ing a billion dollars off a list of, but it is not believed the general
paper estimates and of finding the total that must be raised by taxa
same billion eventually on a list of tion will be sufficiently reduced to
expenditures. j be felt by the public at large to
To get relief from taxation it (matter whether Mr. Houston's
will be necessary not merely to re. ! plans or those of the next admin
dnce the estimate but. to prevent ' istration are adopted. For in a nut
indirect ; appropriations. More-'shell, some individuals may fare
over, an analysis of how Secretary ! far better and others worse the
Houston made up his budget of simply because that is the amount
x o O H
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, Sunday, Dec. 12
Hours 11 a. m. to S o. m. ., '..
I' Monday, Dec 13 ;.
I ; Hours i 9 a. m. to 4 p. m.
CkrMk Diseases of Men, Women
if ut Children are Succesiullj
I Treated as follows iNo
money required) :
stomach, Liver, Kidney, Eye, Ear,
Kost and Throat, Catarru, Leg Ul
ctrt, Abdominal Diseases, Varicose
Veins. Deafnesa. Hard Hearing.
Rheumatism, Neuritis, Neuralgia,
8kin Diseases, Ailments peculiar to
women, Ailments peculiar to
Men, Children's Diseases. We do
tot treat acute diseases. '
t Kictej or Bladder Trouble: Bring
a small bottle of urine along for
chemical analysis:, . -1
loer Eyes: If yur eyes are fail
mg, same will be tested in a thor
oughly efficient manner and advice
given accordingly. Glasses are
properly fitted where necessary.
1 Avoid Unnecessary Operations:
Most operations can be avoided.
Beware oi the knife that is used
promiscnously without thought of
the dangers, the miseries, the hard
ships that entail. Most of the cases
f tonsils, would-be adenoids, ul
rs, sppedicitis, and other chronic
ailments will yield to honest, Judtc
oas and intelligent m:dical treat
ment under competent hands.
Dr. Halej's Beferences: (1) Nine
years in general practice of regular
tdicine; (2) Ten years in special
giacuce or cliromc diseases; t3) Li
eosed (by examination) tp practice
sdicine and surgery in the state of
Illinois, by the state board of
r!01' ( Twenty years' residence
Illinois; (5) Ten years' perma
nent location, city of Peoria; (6)
ronner president, city board of
Jsalth. belvidare. 111.; (7) Vis-
surrounding towns for the last
wa years ; (S) Local and county
Huk reference cheerfully given to
, ADVICE FEtE.
"'"'"lorr: You are given s
oroogh examination FBEE 0?
uUftbE. No matter if you have
" treated belore and failed to
Jt well it might be of value to
JJM the case before giving up all
No overcharge ia made,
do we do our work gratis. How
J!lr' 1i? EXA1OA1I0X, tm
iiJ1310!, A"U ADVICE IS
iJbOUTlLY HiEE. No man ia
w vaor to receive treatment
Health: No anl ia mn,a plchlr
2ken-nothtng m the world so
"jr o us all. No money can buy
rt is shared alike by rich and poor.
all uiese worldly treasures,
Jjwng u so rich as health. Get on
u right road to recovery let
tMm Delay delays are danger
2 nd may rob us of all that is
sar and dear to us. Aa ounce of
ention la worth a pound of
T- smile and the world smiles
y you Dpoom and you gloom it
jane. Diamonds and. gold may
--. out health shines above all.
nt or call .
A Merry Xmas and
A Happy New Year
"-. ' ' ' : ' ;
Is Assured Every on 2 Who Enrolls in Our
Mil will be about
aamh as Mr. Houston suggest
the government must have e jpt
ito' bitls rt - - v- -
Creates an nppetl aids digestion,
purifies the blood, and thus relieves
tcrof ula. catarrh, the pains and
aches of rheumatism and gives
atrenrth to the whole system.
Nearly fO years' phenomenal sales
tell the story of the great merit and
urrras of Hood's Samaoarllla, " It
! Just the medicine you neednew.
Hood's Pills help fine eathartiet
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Start now and don't delay.
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And you will save enough by Christmas to buy presents and enjoy the festiv
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Added to the service value of the new
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Prices of the New Nineteen Twenty One
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