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THE ARGUS, THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 14. 1007.
BONO IS COSTLY
Township Collector Baker
Forced to Give Half His
Salary for One.
RESULT OF NEW FEDERAL LAW
Cause of Delay in Taking Up Duties
Arrangements Made to Begin
The reason Willar! F. Baker, town
fillip tax collector fur this -ii yp lias not
up to this time begun his work is tha
delay has been cxihm ienced in gettin;;
a bond He has now arranged matters
so tliat he will he able to take up his
duties hy the -ia of next wci'k.
The delay is the re-ult of the appli
cation of a now act f congress, which
prohibits a company from bonding any
individual for nunc liiau n ptr cent
of its capital. Mr. Baker, when ho
marie applica:ion for a bond through
t!i' K. 11. llowniiiii agency, learned
I hat it would he impossible lo get
surety in a .single i,omr.aiiy. Today
a teligratil was received hy Mr. Bow
luau from the Tiile Guaranty & Surety
I'ljinpany, io which application was
made, that the hond would cost $7."o
under the new system, or about line
t itiies what ii has heretofore cost.
This will take just half of .Mr. linker's
remuneration. The bond was ordered
Work I'rculinr llitrilshi.
The new law works a peculiar hard
ship upon township collectors, who an
compelled to Secure a bond 111 I Ills
n, miner, the amount itipiircd tinder t hi
Ma'e law being twice I lie entire amount
assessed, or. iu Mr. Baker's case. $ 4T1.
Mm. Other expenses of office rent, as
Mvtant's salary, postage, etc., will cut
the reinuneial ion of collectors in Uock
Island to probably $ loo or $:ihi.
i'nlr toniitlil anil I'rlilnj : niiriiirr l
niHrriin t I he lunrl Iriuitrral nrr K'
IlilCllt Hl III IllMtllt l til -." II'M'N
J. M. MIKIMKH. I.oinl 1'ori-inHtrr.
Tiiiitprnlur nl 7 a. in. -Ii at !t:'.M
. in.. It". Maximum Iriuiirriiliirt in lift
I'l iioiirx. Till; iiiliiiiiiuui. 'it. elocHy uf
uliid nl 7 ii .111.. II iiiilrx ur liimr,
Mrntr of niilcr. IVi-l. n rixi f
placed on our floor soon. Clemann &
Fish dinners timing Lent at the
Rock Inland house cafe.
H. T. Siemon wants your tin and fur
nace work. 152C-1528 Fourth avenue.
Durtn? Lent the Hock Island house.
afe will make a specialty of fish din
Don't, spend your money getting a
melted snowdrift. Buy dry coal from
the Muller Lumber company.
Two line offices aliove C'rampum':-;
book store, steam heated, may b-
tented hv applying at the M. & K.
Clemann A: Salzmann are unloading
carload of couches and davenports,
hicli will be placid in lime for the
Mrs. T. P. Roidy will resume instruc
tion In voice culture commencing Mun-
av. Feb. IT at 2:121 Fifth avenue. Old
bono West. 404.
pnngfield screened nut coal. $2. 73
per ton, delivered trie. . splelliiKl
t ie I for tile luinace. range or hot Ida. -sr.
ock Island Fut I company.
Kxpert manicuring, shampooing and
thorough treatment of the hair and
calp given by Mrs. Sol Levi, 72.G Sev
nteenth street. Old phone west 3!t.
TLte .loily 1 ia.Vii'.tlvt is :!' King 11. Hip
Ibe. No. '.U. I. O. It. AL, Moline. hav.'
issiieu invitations in ilteir ll'tn iuiiiirn
liiasinieiade to 'be given :u Indus! ri il
ill. MoliiH. Feb. 22.
Come in anil see the Springfield
creeiied nut coal we are selling at
2.75 ptr ton. delivered. Kock Island
uel company, cottier Twenty-thin!
street, anil I bird avenue.
You will li ttd at the Peddler's Parade
given tiy the Daughters o! the l ov-
ntint at the Methodisi church Friday
veiling, l-et). pus, cnUos, Hint,
atuly. e"c. Kvervhoily inviitd.
I'leii.-e ivcal! the f;ict that when we
ilfi r a . pecial stiie. we ri.i ihe business
is tiieicuniiis. not as ama curs, fiatur-
ay, till day. genuine garnet and im
ported jewelry at a saving of luu per
The Bluff Improvement association
will meet tomorrow evening at
o'clock at the Horace Mann school
milling. Mayor McCaskrin and Ci'.v
Engineer Treicliler will be present an.!
address the nit t ling.
Moving sale to make room for more
ind larger coal sheds. Our shed pro
tected dry coal is going at $!.!" per
ton for tint mixed. Our other Spring-
eld tit $:!.(iu per ton in two ton lots
for In days only, delivered fref. Muel
ler Lumber company.
CI TV CHAT.
Fish and oysters at Aten's.
Insure with "Beeciter Bros
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
What, beats roller skating?
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus, baggage, express, call Robb's
For bus or express. Spencer & Trefz.
New Idea patterns at the Mill store,
Ask for union made bread. It bears
New Idea patterns lo cents at the
W'e have just received a carload
couches and davenports, which will
D.A. R. ARRANGE A
SERIES OF LECTURES
Four Ab'e Speakers on Course to
Given at Library Building
Fort. Armstrong chapter. Daughters
of the American Revolution, has ar
ranged a course of lectures. It) be gi?-
eu at the public library building th
first four Fririav afternoons in .March
at 4 o'clock. The first lecture by Dr.
V. S. Martinis on "Art. the Hand
maiden of Pa i riot ism and Piety." wi'.l
be given March 1. and will be illustrat
ed with views from the great -liiastet s.
Rabbi W. H. Fiiushribtr of Davenport
will lecture March s on "The Life ol
the Hebrews"; .March 13 Dr. C. '.V.
Foss will give his lecture. "T!i
Scotc h Irish ami Irish as Factors hi
American History," and the la-t.
Match 22. will be given bv .1 K. Hart
of Chicago, formerly of this city, on
"Greek Ideals and Culture." The 1-"-lurers
are all men entirely ratnili.ir
with their subjects ami an exceptional
ly good series of enicriaiiinients is as
stired. Tickets for the course of four
lectures may be procured for $1.
IN THE POLICE COURT
Moline Man Sent Down for
Days on Wife's Complaint.
Jacob Nicholas of Fast Moline was
sent to the county jail for 20 days this
morning by Magistrate Klliott for as
sault ami battery, on complaint of his
wife. Frank Smith of Silvis was sent
down for a like term for disturbing
the peace, lie bought a phony ring for
a few cents and tried to sell ii for $i.
Louis Grimes of this city was tint d $3
and costs for disorderly conduct, on
complaint of his wife.
RAILWAY MEN HAVE
BANQUET MARCH 15
Arrange Feast for 250 at Hotel Harms
Ashley Elliott to Speak
The annual banquet, of the railway
men of the tri-cries it was announced
foriav will be held March 15 at the
Hotel Harms: in this city. Invitations
will be st nt to 2."i0. this being as large
number as can be accommodated.
Askey Klliott, president of the Illinois
md Iowa Car Service association, will
ielivcr the principal address. C. W.
Thatcher of this city will be toastmaster.
A Habit to Be Encouraged.
The mother who has acquired the
habit of keeping on hand a bottle of
Chamberlain's Cough Remeriv, saves
herself a great amount of uneasiness
and anxiety. Coughs, colds, and croup,
to which children are susceptible are
(pitckly cured bv its use. It counter-
icts any tendency- of a cold to result
in pneumonia, and if given as soon as
the lirst symptoms of croup appear, it
will prevent the attack. This remedy
contains nothing injurious and mothers
ive it ttt little ones with a feeling of
perieet security. Sold by all lendtn
A Valuable Lesson.
"Six years ago 1 learned 1 valuable
sson." writes John Plttasant of Mil1;
nolia. Ind. "I then began taking Dr.
King's New Life Pills, ami the longer
I take tlietn the better I find them."
They please everybody. Citiarttnttvri
at Y. T. Hattz, druggist, lllll Twenti
eth .street. 25c.
LAST CASE OF THE WEEK
Conclusion of Lucas Case, Circuit
Court Will Hear Motions.
The trial of the case of Daniel K.
ucas against the .Mississippi Valley
Trac'ion company was continued in
the circuit court today, and Judge (lest
announci d that if the case is coiiclni!-
d he will hear arguments on motions
ind demurrers tomorrow afternoon.
The Lucas case will be the only one
tried this week. Judge Cits! having ex
cused the jury this morning until Monday.
Chronic Rheumatism Cured.
Dr. H. B. Hettinger. Indianapolis,
Ind., says: "For several months after
spraining my ankle I was severely af
flicted with rheumatism. I finally tried
Detchen's Mystic Cure for rheumatism,
and in four days could walk without
my cane; two bottles cured me sound
and well. I take groat pleasure in rec
ommending the Mvstic Cure to all who
aw alllicteil with rheumatism." Sold
by Otto Grot jan. Kol Second avenue,
Uock Island: Gust. Scblegel & Son,
220 West Second street. Davenuort.
Chicago, Feb. 1 I Following
market quotations today:
May. T'.i'i. 7!t"
July. 7s"s. 7!i"
May. 40 V.,
Lily. -H'-' i,
.May. InK.. 41
July. :!7. ::7'L-.
- .x. -
1 7 1
The time to buy good
clothing is growing
1801-IS03-. 2nd. Ave. ROCK ISLAND
Take a lock at come of
our prices in the window.
and sec what the last week of the great
means to you. We offer a' fine stock of mens
and young mens fancy mixed worsted Scotch
Suits and Overcoats at the prices quoted below.
Not odds and ends, but a complete line to
$15 to 16.50
$20 and $22
Not old has-beens, but the newest models,
styles and fit unsurpassed.
Here is a bargain for boys, ages 6 to 15 years.
in fine $5
All men's Trousers at great bargains. All children's Suits Overcoats marked
down. All Underwear, Gloves, Mitts,. Caps, etc., reduced for quick selling.
1U7. "lit. i2. liU'2.
Hue;. :i.i7. num.
;u'.ii. !.;7. !'.;. I'-fi".
!..riU, !i.r7. :i.r.u. p .-ij.
Tbis ailment is usually caused by
rheumatism if the muscles and may
be cured by applying Chamberlain's
Fain Halm two or three times a day
and rubbing the parts vigorously at
each application. If this does nut af
ford relief, hind on a piece of flannel
slightly dampened with Pain Halm,
and quick relief is almost sure to fol
low. For stile by all leading druggists.
Chicago receipts Wheat "C.
You'd bettor paddle your own canoe,
For that's what you'll have to do.
For when yon are in hard luck
And want to borrow a "saw-buck,"
All you'll get is sym-pa-theo,
I'nless you take Uock Mountain Tea,
T. II. Thomas pharmacy.
Headaches and Neuralgia from Colds.
Laxative Promo Quinine, the world
wide cold and grip remedy removes
cause. Call lor lull name. Look tor
signature E. V. Grove. 2." cents.
Wintry winds whined weirdly. Wil
lie wriggled while Winnie wheezed
wretchedly. Wisdom whispers, winter
winds work wheezes. Wherefore we
Lwrite, "Lse Kennedys Laxative Cough
Syrup." Nothing else so good. Sold
Kennedy's Laxative Cough Syrup.
Safe and sure in its action: pleasant
to take. Conforms to National pure
food and drug law. Sold by all drug
f ,UU1,JJ rirrirrr-
HOT IV AVt
We quote herewith a part of
the personal announcement mado
by Mr. J. B. Ingalis on Sept. 28,
1905, two days before the open
ing of this store:
"When I make a statement
about a line of goods about the
price, about the quality and mer
it, and the guarantee I promise
you that you can bank on it just
as you could on a certified check
on the Bank of England."
We have called your attention
to our Bale of garnet jewelry on
Saturday of this week at a sav
ing of 100 per cent.
Read the details tomorrow.
."i'.ii. uats 17--.
Niirtnwes'i i t; receipts Wheat. foda
L7I. last week 197, last year :!1S.
Liverpool opening cables Wheat as
to 'L. lower, corn unchanged.
1:2-0 p. in Wheat ', to " lower,
Wheat closed '', lower, corn 's up.
F.siimated receipts tomorrow Wheat
It;, coin 102. oats 1 1."i.
Ili;gs. 2'i.tiuo; open ." cents lower.
Cat ili. .".."iiu; open st ady.
Sheep. 14.01111; open steady.
Tup price for lio.us on opening, $7.17.
Hogs dull and l"e lower. Mixed.
i;.W!i 7 ir.; heavy. i;.!iii?ri T.nii: light.
ti.S.f i.o. ; bulk, .tot ft ,.12: pi;, ti.o.i
Fstiinated hogs tomorrow. 21. "00.
Cattle, tomorrow. :'..i'oo.
Peeves, 4.00(7.011; cows. 1 ..".01 .".20 ;
s!.cker.s, 2.7o';r 4.7."i ; west t i ns, :!.7-"i
Sheep, steady, 2.2."1i r . ; r. ; lamiis.
Hogs closed active ami a shade high
er. Top price tor day. $7.17.
Cat Hi; dosed steady.
Sheep closed steady.
New York Stocks.
N't'w York. Feb. 1 I. Following tire
Hi:1 quotations on the market today:
New Yoik, Feb. i L Gas !(7, V. P.
17.".',, I'. S. Steel preferred 10l;!4, I.
S. Steil common 4."i'.-j. Reading 12l',o
Uock Island lommini 2;. Southern Pa
ilic !H",. N. Y. Cin'ral 2S. Mis
$12 to $11;
per load, $3.00 to $3.50
Coal Lump, bushel,
per bushel. 7 to Sc.
IS to 14c; slack
Extraordinary, Indeed, Are These Values
s Skirts at $4.98
IO I AVI
Icck Island lu.
. & N. ::y.
,. Frie ::."i-. C.
. P. & (). 1141...
souri Pacific S2ri. I
Siix liers 144. C. F. I.
I'acilic 1s.".. Penna 12.1 1
K- O. 31 V.. P. R. T. 7 IS
Atchison 104. Locomotive 74. Sugar
Pit's. St. Paul -14!k. Copper 1 1::4 .
Republic Steid preferred !iS"ii, Republic
Sti'il common :;riii. Southern Ry. 2t!1.-'..
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock. Feed, and Fuel.
Rock Island, Feb. 1 4. Following are
Ihe wholesale quotations in today's
Provisions and Produce.
Live Poultry Young chickens. 10c
per pound;; hens, per pen nil, 8c;
ducks, per pound, '.I to 10c; turkeys, pei
pound, 14c to 13c; geese, per pound
it to 10c.
Putter Dairy, 20c to 27c.
Kggs Fresh, 27c.
Vegetables Potatoes, 43c.
Sheen Yearlings or over $4 to $t
lambs, $4.00 to $(',.30.
i.aiue steers, $ i.oo to 50.011; cows
and heifers. $2.00 to $3.00: calves $4.50
( Hogs Mixed, $tl.30 to $t;.73.
J Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn, 2Sc to 4oc; oats, C3c.
l)10TlTKK to yourself a skirt almost twice as jjootl and liaud-
some as you have over seen at this price hei'ore, made ol' sty
lish siiriiiu; woolens, in mixtures, plaids, plain colors and Muck;
handsomely tailored in the correct styles for spring. A rather re
markable skirt for 4.;)S you will aree. Well, they would have to
hriii' --HlJiS and .fT.oO if bought in the ordinary way: but by this
biu,' lucky purchase both we and you save a generous portion of
the price. Several hundred of them at $1.5)8. See them in the
New Shirt Waist Arrivals
'TMIOUCSII still early in the season, we are showing a most ex---
tensive variety of lingerie waists adapted for spring and
summer wear. Those in search of the lirst new things in becom
mg waists are sure to lind satisfaction anion"; these hundreds of
Correct styles. Some of the prettiest we have ever seen. Prices
ranti'e from $1.01) to to.OO.
New Suits, New Skirts, New Jackets Arriving by
114-116 West Second Street