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John R. Koeh, aged 34, a forar
resident of Rock Island, after a
liatetlng illness of two years, diid
o'clock Moacar aaoraiag m
bocae ta Cloquet, Mian. Taee-
' 1 1 '- . . - ! aulas were brought to the Knox
... iajortaarr Woaaoajar Md MT r
3 d CsOn AatfS!aovad to the homo of all ileter.
Jsim It Ombt to Cleee '.Mrs. W. H. Malnee, li3 High
i linn, mmwn. Br. ng
) aora 10 hock isiaBuv
land moved to Cloeuet ia l00,
3rs ad the Rock It land tad St. Ho ia survived by bit widow, a
1 rive, districts In tko cleats, wn.
- Mri- Anthony Koch, a aiuer, Mrs.
If R Maine, and a broth. Har-oa-wa
that m nv.r traffic i- ... n.-
Ooanlon involved too flues-J" ' ,3 be held at
aw 1 I
YesUrday b Hearfest D at JPOft
Mz waifoUNf raeuages
Take Cart Of.
waMWWaoooBOWimer:tlle nomof Mrs. W. R. j,ine.
Ti L.!!?. .tS ftornooii at 2 odock. , Re. F.
r v MLfe.w?S'-- Rolf, pastor of the Bvaagellcal
LT .f?. , .vU 2!!L offlcla. -,.. Burial will bo in Ckip-
mor town la connection with
tJTa of tbla kind. 71e emblem
J b considered at a future time,!
In, toajefy's Faarral.
The funeral of Mrs, Joseph
. The largest day ia the history of
stamplnc outgoing parcel post mail
at the Rock Uland poBtofdc wit
recorded yesterday : when t.Ut
packages went through the local
offiee. Despite the predictions of a
low Christmas season, Postaastor
H. P. Simpson stated today that
this year narks the largest in re
cent yean. )
Since- Dec. 14, the Reckj
Island postal station has - takea i
am loaso 9m Aaahaiy-
Mr. aad pin. U L. MeCoy. S23
Park 8'xteeata etreet, Mollae, held
one house yoaterday between th
hoars of l'aad I o'clock, tko oc
casiea. being tkeir golden wedding
anaiTersary. The roawis woro
brlahtaaed witk many potted
plants and eat flowers which wore
aaa iTcrsa nr reaaembtaBaea to the
bride and groom ef-60 yean ago.
Many congratulatory telegrams
were recer?ad from their many
fHanda also. Refreshments were
aemd tko callen In tko dining'
room, en buffet Mrs. Fred Berg-j
Strom aad Mrs.- Fred Holt, With a
granddaughter, , Miss Helen McCoy,
presided in tko dining room.
- I . -A
of PrMUeat-Itect Rardkw
Brawa later roatrereny aj-
f Coaatjr Atteraey.
American logtoa members who are
accused of having violated tko' sUte
adU-cigaret law by seading cigar
ete ia Carmtaau packages to their
disabled MbaddJoan la the army,
hospital at Catnp Funston. ;
County Attorney Fisher, when
called upon to do this, retaliated
by ealliag unoa Hopkins to prose
cute IS Atchison men who recently
made ap a "pot" aad bought a car
tea of cigareta-which they sent to
Presideat-elect Harding to snow
him Atchison citiaeas do not en
dorse the action of Miss Lucy Gas
toft, a Chicago woman, wfto is
cigaret-cruseding fc Kansas and
I who recently seat a letter to Pre
Topeka, Kan.,xDec 23. (United
Jress.) President-elect Harding's
name is being drawn into the Kan
sas anti-cigaret war...
. Attorney General Hopkins called
upon the Shawnee county attorney I ident-elect Harding asking him to
take action against Topeka stop smoking
.i.. .,inn h wiii Comecys. formerly of Rock, Island,
i.m.Am . mrmmir Atuma nf was held at 9 a. To., yesterddy from
Jt trmfle Will bo decided upon, j the late residence, 604 West One
It was tko consensus of opinion Hundred Sixty-second street, New
" tk La Claire canal can be fin- York, to tee Church of St. Rose of
jtA In two yean time if the next Lima, where a mass was celebrat
ion sod harbors bill provides ed. Interment was made in 9-.
Xlletent money for the purpose. ! Raymond's cemetery in that city.
Emergency dredging at no!i:ta in ' The pallbearers were Charles
st river where permanent' ira- MoHugb, Frederick R. Keator, Ma-
rofwments have not alrewly been .jor J. E. Keller, Jr., medical corps,
de was agread to aa the aolu-1 C. S. A., and Edward Harrison
rm of the problem of epecial as
latance next season in the ooera-
rWi of the ore-coal baTgos between
t. Paul and St. Louis. , In this con
JeRy Good Time Oaja. i
The regular meeting of the Jolly;
jQood Time club wa held Tuesday
evening at the noma of Miss Tina
Coe. U0 Fourteenth stmt After
I the short business session, there
word games and dancing aad ue
hostess served refreshments. The
next meeting will be held at the
home of Miss Haxel Oilman, 3715
Eighth-and-a-half avenue. Jan. 4. j
SCHOOL KIDS ABE
READY FOE SANTA;
VACATION IS IIERE
Faaerat of Mary A. Colbarn.
Funeral services for Mary A.
Colburn were held at 2 o'clock
(taction the conference decided that Tuesday afternoon at the home of
lowing machines are necaseary at her . daughter, Mrs. H. C. Spauld
ieveral of tho locks for use tn iug, 2836 Eleven n-and-a-half
gaadllng tko huge barges that com-, street; with Rer. W. G. Oglevee of
bos the fleet. Question of necrs- ( South Park Presbyierian church
fary, changes in the bridge booms in charge, assisted by Rev. J. XT.
ft walks, that assist boats through" Mordy of the Central Presbyterian
locks was also discussed. church. A vocal selection was giv-
. ? Other matters talked included ten by Mrs. R. L. Martin. Mrs. W.
that, of improving operation of L. Kimmel, Rev. W. G. Oglevee and
dredges. rThere are eight pipe-linn Rev. J. T. Mordy. The pallbeaja-rs
dredges in operation, but rhe out-, were w.. w. f'olburn, C. A. coinurn
J care of 21,914 parcels which were
j going out This record is unsur
passed. Tuesday was the second
, largest day in the parcel post de-
i partment this year, "5,887 outgoing
packages being handled.
The cancellation machine which
! stamps the time and date on each,
! piece of mail yesterday stamped , . .
(u,ouo pieces or nrst-ciass man. au l The koliday vacattoo-which start
flrst class mail goes through the ! today for the majority of the
cancellation machine. Incoming ! Rock iSand schools is being ca
rnal! began with a rush this morn-j j0re4 by the many pupils in the
ing, avalanches of packages filling city. Augustaaa college students
the parcel post section of the post-, have already had a week's vacation,
office building. Four extra helpers i school having closed last Friday,
have, been on the force aiding in j The public schools brought their
the Christmas rush. (daily labors to an end yesterday,
Boxes were stacked several feet , each one having' a Christmas pro
high this morning, forming a wall gram at different times through the
around the parcel post department j week. The Villa de Chantal closed
The consigning and delivering was; a week ago, St Mary's, Immanuel
dispatched with ease, however, be-j Lutheran and St Joseph's all closed
tore other trains arrived at later J yesterday afternoon. Nearly all
hours. Heavy shipments of incom- j were closed with a Christmas pry
ing parcels and mail are expected Sram nd the members of some of
tomorrow ilne caoui acaiutw suiau suts.
H. 0. Spaulding, P. C. Simmon. W.
G. ChurchUI and H.
interment was in
(nta of each have not been untfurm
rom the same types.
I , " :
j I7f SEW QUARTERS,
f (Bpectal Correspondence).
I.Orion, Dec. 23. The Orion poiti Brown's Business college is or
ht the American Legion hss secur-f ganizing new classes in all their
ad rooms in the new opera house I courses starting Jan. 3. A large en
fullding, which it Will furnish asirollment is expected. Call in per-
toon as the open house is com-1 sonally or phone Rock Island 1974
' fitted. for information.
Sam Adams, address unknown,
'was remanded to the county jail
pending a continuance of 10 days
on a charge of,, disorderly conduct
when ha was arraigned before Mag
istrate D. J. Cleland in police court
Wednesday afternoon. Adams was
picked up on the street Tuesday
night and" is not believed to be well
balanced mentally. '
Joliet 111.. Dec. 23. Mayor Wil-
iliam C. Barber, chief executive of
(Joliet since 1915, announced today
that he had accepted an offer to act
as city manager of Dayton, Ohio, at
a salary of $12,000 a year. Mayor
Barber's salary as Jollet's executive
has been $3,500 a year. He will
leave Feb. 1 to assume his new
duties. - '
The store that
cost of living
DEPARTMENT STORE M0LINE ILL.
If it isn't right
Sharp Reductions in Most of the Departments;
Genuine Bargains in Every Department
Shopping here makes your sav
ings so clear that the out-of-town
lady vho said to us, yesterday: "I
don't know when I've shopped and
felt that my dollars went as far as
they have this trip," she couldn't
hav6 said a truer thing.
"Women-who-know" are not
letting the Christmas rush rob them
of the advantage of these remark
able price reductions in seasonable
apparel. Such as ladies' coats
Fur trimmed, silk lined, coats of
velour, Bolivia cloth, Kersey, seal
plush and fur fabric, regular $22.50
coats now $9.75, $30.00 coats
$14.75; $35.00 coats for $24.75;
$39.75 coats for $29.75, and so on.
Splendid bargains in coats. (
One hundred dresses, made to
sell from $17.50 up to $75.00;
dresses of silks, serges, tricotines
and satins. Every one going at
savings of more than one-third.
The whole stock of dresses is cut
$4.00, $5.00, $7.00 and up to $25.
Sweaters, waists, fine undergar
ments, all lowered to prices that
In the Infants' Department: 20 reductiens on children's
soft warm Cozy wraps; 20 of? on the best line of children's
coats in the tri-citiea; choice of hats for children at just half.
Saata Clans Tickets "
' Every day now uatil Christmas Efe, every customer
buying 23c anywhere in ear store will be given 0
pretty little "Seats Claut" ticket free.
Every day now until Christmas. Santa Clans will
be here ia tur Toy and Crockery department witk a
pretty little present and a stick of candy far each
child who brings him a "Santa Clans" ticket.
In the Cafe, Friday:
Special Christmas dinner, Friday,
Bread and Butter
Coffee, Tea or
Toys: ":. "
For Friday: all toys, not already
reduced go at One-fourth Off.
. Friday, One-fourth Off.
In the Candy Department:
2000 pounds of fresh, healthful
candy twenty different kinds, 25c,
21c and 19c pound.
Peanut brittle, crisp, plenty of pea-
nuts in it: 19c pound.
. Fresh salted peanuts; 14c pound.
I Have the children bring all ycur "Santa Claus" tickets to him, Friday afternoon. If you've grown
tired of life, come down yourself. It's more fun than you've had for a-long time, to see how delighted,
the little folks ore with the jolly old fellow here in our Toy Department Come and see. t
In the Jewelry Depart
mint: ., .
Novelty bead neck
laces; purses; brooches,
combs, bar pins, cuff
links, etc.; a fine array
of these beadtiful gifts
(samples, no two alike)
still left at Half Price.
Unique metal pic
ture frames in a variety
of; sizes and shapes;
wevth tzp to $4.00 at
In the Art Needlework
Tapestry scarfs; as
sorted patterns;- $5.00
Round fancy parlor
pillows; in blue, rose
and jade; softly pad
ded; $2.50 up to $5.00.
Doily rolls, 36-inch
lengths; in light and
dark shades; $1.83.
. Hand embroidered
gowns; sample models,
from $4.00 up to $7.00
at Half Price.
Spring chicken, dressed and drawn, 32Vjc lb.
r Fresh oysters, solid pack, 3c qt (
Fresh sweet potatoes, 5 lbs. for' 25c
Milk bread, 2 loaves to each for 15c
Freeh juicy Florida : oranges,
Fresh large California oranges,
55e doiea. v
Fresh head lettuce. SSc lb.
Fresh Jonathan apples, 3 lbs.
Shelled English walnut meats,
New 8, 15e tkg." N " -
Sliced pineapple. 2 esns for 49c.
. -Extra B'.nd" eoffee. 3 lbs. let
SI.M. ' -
Faacy bulk dates. SSe lb.
Bulk raisins, SSe lb.
Strawberry Jdlo, 2 pkgs far
S Bkgs. for SSe .
Boiled ham, sliced, half pound
Cooked pork loin, sliced, half
' Fresh wienies, 90c lb.
Fresh Tiskilwa cheese, SSe lb.
New bite tioQr boner, SSe
Bed Alaska sakaoa, tall can,
3S. - i .
Orange marmalade. Sat Jar.
: Fare raspberry preserve, 4te
Stuffed olives. SSe aettla.
Ripe olivet. SSe cam.
Sweet pickles, SSe Jar.
Sour pickles. SSe deaesL
Mustard sardines, 2 cans for
1810 Second Avenue
' - Tonight and Tomorrow
We will be open this ek"Jrom 8 a. m:.
9 p. m. Try us as we caii cut down the H.
Someprices we quote you for these days
Para Case Sugar,
.Mixed Nuts, new crop, 90.
per lh. OuQ
Filberts, new crop,
par lb. ;..
Almonds, new crop,
Budded Walnuts, new
crop, per lb.
Walnuts, new crop, lb.
Black Walnuta, :
S lbs. .Jv......
Santa. Claus Popcorn,
S pkgs. tor
Lrge Delicious "
Apples, 3 for
Apples, dozen ....
Large size Heinz
Plum Pudding ...
Large size Heinz
Fig Pudding .
Candied Lemon Peel,
Currants, . t
S oa. pkg.
Salted Peanuts, N
3 for ..
Save 15 to 20 by waiting on yourself.
1810 Second Ave., Rock Island
turesque career, daring which Vi
fought in sis wars aad was fat.
rated by two kinga.
-The body of the Amarieaa iJl
who killed hiaaaalf iB Los AawZ
because kla wife, a movie star
fttaed to return to him. arrived h
wumj. in lunerai mi l h
Momeaee. Ill, pec. ".-(United i
thia alaapy HtUa village aatUfti.An .. .-. . .,
many years ago to start oa his pic- Argua.'-r-;. : "tbs
;": THEATRE '
DA YEN POET, IOWA
i iii ifii i r ii uriiinii i
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday
III II 111
'IE MArf WHO LOST HIMSELF
fs This American so closely resembled
S the Earl of Rochester that not even his
EE wife could tell them apart.
CLYDE COOK COMEDY
Clyde Cook has the unique distinction of playing his first
comedy "Don't Tickle," in two Broadway theatres the same
week. Strand aad Rialto. Capitol, Davenport, shows his com
ALSO PATHE NEWS
Organ Recital from IS till 1 O'clock Xmas Day By Prof. Kraft
CAPITOL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA , j
Claude MacArthur, Conducting "
Adults ....... 3fle Children ..... lie Lea-e Chairs .tie
Tax 8e Tax 2c Tax fc
Total ...... 33e Total ...... lJc Total He
Children Occupying Loge Chairs, Same As Adults
PHONES DAY. aSSS 84
This store will be open tonight until 9 o'clock, closing at 6 p. m. Friday Christmas eve.
FORMERLY BRADY STORE
Cor. 7th Ave. and 12th St, Rock Island
"The Store that Sells for Less 9 9
Here is a fine opportunity to buy a
Practical Gift at a big saying.
Special Tonight and Friday
UffiTfd OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF
For Men, Women and
On or entire stock of dry goods and men's
furnishings. Many OCmas gifts can be
chosien-from these stocks that will be useful
and be highly appreciated by the recipient.
All toys, sleds, dolls, doll buggies and beds,
You have the choice of everything in the
toy section at 25 discount. See that the
children are well supplied with toys.
Oranges, very special,
aocea,. ........ ........
Purs Mixed Cajtdy.
par lb j... ...
3 lba. Brazil
deresota Flour. .
Ht sack ...........
Beat gran u la ted White d aa
Sucar. limit 10 lbs. ,.91eUU
GROCERIES SPECULS FOR TONIGHT AND FRIDAY
4 cans Davenport Peas
or Coxa for
Havkeye Ginger Snaps, A
Iresk and crisp, lb. 1HC
Hebe Comp 10 uil 0 1 AA
cans for ...eyisUU
Dark Brown Sugar,
10 lba. for
4 sacks Salt, Jack
4 cans Blue Bird
3 lbs. Beverly Steel
1 lb. cans White
Syrup, 2 for
3 lbs. Farricgton
4 large rolls of
Toilet Paper for
Popcorn, good and dry.
guaranteed to pop, 3 lbs.
One house Broom, '
$1.00 value for
One. gallon Winner brand
Syrup, maple flavor
lb. can .-
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