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. Saturday's Specials
Tennis flannels, regular 10c values, Saturday
special, yard 7c
.Rannelettes, regular 12y2c values, Saturday
special, per yard 8c
Regular 6o calico, Saturday special-per yard .... 4V2C
Men's heavy sanitary fleeced underwear, regular 50c
values, Saturday special, each . .' 39c
A few ladies' -panama skirts left in brown, black and
blue. They are going fast at $2.98
Barbers and bartenders' coats, values of not less than
$1.00, yours at 50c
A new line of fine blankets, pair 50c to $1.98
A new line of fancy jabots only ; 25c and 50c
Ladies' silk mufflers at a bargain, prices
ranging from 75c to $1 .75
In Our Grocery Dept.
Granulated sugar, 20 pounds for $1.00
Head rice, per pound 5c
Yeast Foam, per package 3c
Mixed nuts, per pound 12V2C
Santa Claus or Lenox soap, seven bars for ....... 25c
Headquarters for fruits and vegetables.
1615-1617 2d Ave.
k LLfJi iZf Rock Island. 111.
LOCAL BANKS TO
Rock Island County Is to Be
Loaned $65,000 to Meet
SALARIES ARE HELD BACK
Employes Have Received No Pay
Since September Notes to Be
The Rock I3land court board of sup
ervisors met yesterday afternoon, but
was in session a very short time, only
one matter of importance coming up.
A resolution offered by Chairman Lip
ton o! the finance committee, author
izing the issuance of county notes not
to exceed the sum of $65,000 in anti
cipation of taxes, was unanimously
adooced. This resolution merely au
thorises the finance committee to pro
ceed with its plan of borrowing
raony and giving the notes as se
curetv. It is understood that arrange
ment for borrowing the above men
tionel sum have been practically com
plete! The Rock Island banks are to
adv.vic3 the sum, charging the coun
ty interest on the amount at the rate
of Ive percent.
Honda Arc Approved.
The bond of the new county treas
urer, W. II. Whiteside, In the sum of
SoOO.'Co was approved by the board, as
was that of bounty clerk H. B. Hub
bard hx the sum of $10,000. ,The board
adjourned until next Tuesday after
noon ai 2 o'clock, at which time it is
expected the finance committee will
report having secured money with
which to pay. off the county's obliga
tions for the time being. County em
ploye!; have received no salaries since
NO NEW COLLIERS BUILT
Kids on for Xaval Construction All
Prove Too High.
; Washington. D. C, Dec. 2. The bids
ppeaoA yesterday bythe navy depart
ment for the construction of two col
liers were al! too high and no contract
will te awarded. The Union Iron
works "of San Francisco offered to
build cne for 51,596.o00. but the statu
tory l'mit was $1,000,000. The Moran
Iron company of Seattle, Wash., pro
posed to construct ne collier for
$9S7'00 on its own specifications. As
no bond was submitted as a guarantee
to ea ry out the contract the bid was
MRS. RilcKINNEY IN
Army Officers Up In Kites.
Kansas City. Dec. 2. Captain Hugh
D. Wise and Lieutenant Louis B.
Chancier of the Fort Leavenworth
army post yesterday made short as
censions in the man-carrying kites on '
exhibition here. Samuel F. Perkins, i
who crigiiated the kite system, made
seven-1 ascensions, none of which !
broke his previous altitude records. j
All the news all the time The Argus.
Wife of Congressman From This Dis
trict on Shopping Trip When
Washington. Dec. 1. Mrs. James
McKinney, wife of Representative Mc
Kinney of Illinois, was stricken with !
apoplexy on the street yesterday and!
her condition is regarded as serious, j
Mr. and Mrs. McKinney came to j
Washington last Friday from their
home In Aledo, 111. Mrs. McKinney
was exhausted by the work Incident to
transferring effects : to Washington
which would be needed while Mr. Mc
Kinney was attending the short ses
sion. A severe cold complicated her
condition, but lt-wa not thought she
was In a serious physical condition.
Yesterday morning she accompanied
Mr. McKinney down town. They part
ed In the shopping district, Mr. Mc
Kinney to go to his office at the capltol
and Mrs. McKinney to do some er
rands before returning to her apart
ments. She had walked five . blocks,
when at the corner of Pennsylvania
avenue and Fourteenth street she was
stricken. A cab was, summoned, and
she was hastened to a near by hospi
tal, where she. received attention until
Mr. McKinney and the family, physi
cian could be summoned.
Ready to Start for South Pole.
Berlin, Dec. 2. Lieutenant Wilhelm
Filcher of the general staff of the
arm and leader of the projected Ger
man Anarctlc exploration expedition,
says lhat $175,000 has been contribut
ed toward the enterprise and that he
is ari-anging to sail next spring.
TODAY IN THE MARKETS
Chicago, Dec. 2. Following are the
quotations on the market today:
December, 91 U. 91. 90?i. 90.
May, 97, 97, 96. 96.
July, 94, 95Vi. 94, 94.
December. 45, 46Vi. 45Vi, 45.
May, 47, 48. 47. 47.
July. 48, '49, 48, 48.
December, 32, 32, 3.1, 31.
May, 34, 34, 34, 34.
July, 34. 34. 34. 34.
January, 17.47, 17.62, 17.45, 17.52.
May, 16.75, 1C.S0. 16.57, 16.57.
January, 9.90, 9.90. 9.75, 9.77.
May, 9.75, 9.77, 9.67. 9.67.
January, 9.37, 9. 40, 9.30, 9.32.
May, 9.12, 9.12, 9.05. 9.05.
Receipts today Wheat 13, corn
215, oats 86, hogs 21,000, cattle
3,000. sheep 15,000.
Estimated receipts Saturday
Hog market opened 5c lower. Hogs
left over 4,500. Light 6.807.25.
mixed and butchers 6.90 i 7.30, good
heavy 6.S57.32, rough heavy 6.85
Cattle market opened steady.
Sheep market opened 10c lower.
Omaha Hogs 4.200. cattle 3,000.
Kansas City Hogs 5,000, cattle
1816 Third Avenue : Rock Island
Buy Your Christmas Presents Early While the Selection is Good
We have just opened up a large shipment of nice, new, bright goods that make the ideal present. Something that gives
the recipient pleasure for many years.
OUR COMFORT CHAIR
is absolutely the
present for a gen
tleman that money
can buy. It works
automatic; no rods
no push buttons;,
is the most com
fortable chair man
ufactured. Made in
Our Comfort Chair
It will pay you to see them
Prices range up from
Rocker, Like Cut
if fey g
All quartered oak
and polished, is
very strong and
durable. This rock
er usually sells
for $5 and $5.50.
We bought a very
large quantity of
these rockers and
are able to make a
very low price, we
will sell only one
to a customer
Ladies' desk, like cut,
quartered oak, hand pol
ished, either golden oak
or early English. A very
high grade of aQ Cn
goods. Price -SU.UU
Rocker, like cut. Very
strong' and well finished.
a $3.00 nn
value ? I iUU
This davenport in genuine leather, quartered oak frame, with box
underneath for bedding. This is an exceptional 'CQCS flfl
SCHRIVER AT HEAD
Rock Island Moose Lodge Holds
Its Annual Election of Of
ficers Last Night;
NEW ROOMS ARE OPENED
Larger Quarters for 'Membership in
Theatre Building War Veter
an' Annual Meeting.
The local lodge of Moose So. 190
met iast evening a,t its club rooms in
the Illinois theatre building and held
its second annual election of officers,
the ledge having been in existence a
year. In addition to the election
there were other features at the meet
ing last evening that aided in draw
ing rut a large attendance of the
memoers. Principal among these.
was the -formal opening of the three
new club rooms adjoining the two
whlcn were used prior to last night.
The house and entertainment commit
tee did its share by serving the
Moose with refreshments during the
evening and on the whole a splendid
time ?as had. The election of offi
cers resulted as follows:
Past Dictator G. C. Wenger.
Dictator B. F. Schriver.
Vice Dictator W. W. Duffln.
Prelate Fred Hill.
Secretary James R. Reynolds.
Treasurer G. C. Wenger.
Se:geant at arms Walter Wise.
Inner guard C. A. Kolloff.
Outer guard A. N. Reinert.
Athletic director E. L. Fulmer.
Ph.sician Dr. Alfred Stocker.
Trustees Thomas Casey, W. A.
Barry, John Frohboes.
Tb.2 installation of the officers will
take piece on the evening of the first
Thursday in January.
Spantah-Amerlran War Vrta.
Siooney Bay. comp No. 8 of the
SpaiiisE-American war veterans, to
gether with the Helen Gould auxiliary
to the camp, met last night at Mem
orial 1 all and held a joint election of
officers for the coming year. Follow
ing the election a luncheon was serv
ed iin-1 the evening was spent. social
ly. The newly elected officers of the
Commander W. S. Jarret
Senior vice commander J. W. Lar
son. Junior vice comrnapder T. a
Offl'-er of the day George P. Garri
son. Officer of the guard Carl Schmact-
Surgeon Dr. J. C. Souders. !
Chnrlain E. X. Lundberg.
Trustee (for three years) William I
.Tho members of the Helen Gould
jauxll'ary chose the following officers:
1 President Mrs. Anna Downs.
1 Senior vico president Mrs. Fanny
I Junior vice president Miss Sadie
Chaplain Mrs. Corilla Kittilscn.
Conductor Miss Mabel Smoots.
Assistant conductor Miss Ethel
Treasurer Miss Blanche Bromley.
G i'ird Miss Marie Jensen.
Assistant guard Mrs. Myrtle Hamp
ton. Pa:riotic instructor Miss Lillian
Hl-rtorian Mrs. Elizabeth Frey.
Library table, like cut, quartered
oak, and hand polished. It is a very
pleasing design, special
for the holidays
We Have Other Articles Too Numerous to Show Cuts of Each, Which Would Make Ideal Gifts
IRON BEDS ,
Do Your Shopping
Early and Get
1816 Third Avenue, Rock Island, 111.
Near the Y. MCA.
Hog market closed 5c higher. Bulk
sales 7.10(7.30, light 6.90 7.35.
mixed and butchers 6.95 iff 7.42.
good heavy 6.90 7.40, rough heavy
Cattle market closed steady.
Pheep market closed weak.
Northwestern receipts Minneapo
lis, today 224, last week 535, last
year 220. " Duluth. today 138, last
week 119, last year 231
Liverpool opening cables Wheat
to higher, corn higher.
Liverpool closing Wheat to l'a
higher, corn Vi higher.
New York Stocks.
New York. Dec. 2. Following are
quotations on tne stock market today:
Gas v. 104
Union Pacific 169
U. S. SteeL preferred lloi
U. S. Steel common ". ... TSVi
Rock Island preferred 63
Rock Island common 29 "4
Northwestern i . . .. 178
Southern Pacific 112 Vi
New York Central :...109T
Missouri Pacific 45
Great Northern 121
Northern Pacific 112
Louisville & Nashville 139
Smelters ..... 74
Colorado Fuel & Iron 31
Canadian Pacific 192
Illinois Central 130
Chesapeake & Ohio ... 80
Brooklyn Rapid Transit 74
Baltimore & Ohio 105
St. Paul 120
Republic Steel common .......... 31
Southern Railway 24
Can. preferred "64
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Dec. 2. Following are 'the quota
tlons on the local market today:
Live Poultry Old hens 10c. springs
15c to 17c per pound, ducks 10c per
pound; geese 9c to 10c; turkeys lCc
Fresh eggs, 35c.
Potatoes, per bushel, 40c.
Butter, dairy 28c to 29c; creamerv
Ipecials for Satarday
FUR FUROR Saturday at 10 o'clock, women's fur sets, con
sisting of large throw and pillow muff, the set 8105
You'll have, to be prompt.
CHILD'S COAT BARGAIN Snappy coats made of cheviot, caracul,
broadcloth and mixtures newest models, all sizes, values to $6X0,
this one day, your choice S3 00
FOLDING EASEL BLACK
BOARDS for Saturday 25
FANCY CHRISTMAS, TREE
CANDLES, 4 dozen in a box.
again Saturday 5?
JOINTED DOLLS with fancy
dress and hat, Saturday .. .g
AMERICAN FLYER TRAIN &
TRACK, with an engine that Is
guaranteed, all complete. )7
STUFFED ANIMALS on wheels
Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Ele
phants, etc., white and colors.
THIN TRANSPARENT CHINA
TEAS AND BREAD AND BUT
TER PLATES, Japanese deco
rations, Saturdsy 10
ANOTHER LOT OF THOSE
NEW MAT GREEN ART
VASES, assorted sizes, up to
$2.00 value, this lot only 4
CHIJNA PLATES, with cup and
saucer to match, floral decora
tions, the set 50
SILVER NICKLED NUT SET3,
crack and six picks in neat box,
THESE 50c PERFUMES for one day 29c oz. Woodworth's apple blos
som. Willow's locust blosfeora and Lazell's honeysuckle, all prime fav
orites, only 29S
IN THE WAIST SECTION All over net waists in white -.nd
ecru tucked and finished with Irish lace m?dallions, value
$2.50. These have been In the house only two days, Just from
the maker biggest of waist bargains SI 00
SWEATER -COATS, $1.80 Women's and misses' sweater coats with
military collar and cuff of contrasting color, $2.50 values for Sl-80
VELVET' HAND BAGS, quite
the rage try one of these for a
Christmls gift, only 75
BARRETTS in Christmas boxes
IN THE HOLIDAY STATION
ERY SECTION, beautiful boxes
of paper and envelopes at half
AT 2:30 Harold Bill Wright's
"Shepherd of the Hills," you all
know Its value while 50 copies
AT 7:30 EVENING in the chil
dren's book section 32 pugc
painting and drawing books
ALL DAY SATURDAY, sperial
book bargains at 25 & 50
ALL NEW, DELIGHTFUL
GIFT BOOKS for all ages -values
such as you get only here
25 & 50c
SUPSCRIPTIONS to all the
magazines taken at the Book
Dept LOWEST CLUBBING
LADIES' $1.00 FLEECE RIBBED UNION SUITS. Saturday all day
SUIT FUROR Saturday women's stylish suits of serge, broad
cloth and mixtures, vrorth up to $16.50, all day at S8 00
MEN'S AND BOYS' BLACK FLEECED JERSEY GLOVES AND M IIT
TENS, all day and evening, per pair, only 1UC
S3.00 TAN WOOL FINISHED
FLEECE BLANKETS, extra
large size; 72xSO, rair ..S107
$3.00 COUCH COVERS in Ori
ental colorings, full width a: d
length, while -25 last, S2 25
18o CASEMENT CLOTH in a
variety of patterns, priced for
Saturday yard 12'iC
$2.25 COMFORTERS, 5 lb.
weight, good clean filling, hjnd
knotted, size 72x84. priced for
Saturday SI 85
MEN'S TENNIS NIGHT SHIRTS, while 5 dozen last.
r 1 in ,11. I , I . . 1 j
50 Oak Pedestals,
Special, SI. 49
This handsome full sized pedes
tal, as pictured, made throughout
of solid oak in either early Eng
lish or Golden finifh one only to
a customer. Xo 'phone or C. O.
D. orders Saturday, while thev
75c Hammered Brass Ash
Saturday we will offer 50 ham
mered brass ash trays same as
cut, except, that they hava 2
lips for clger rests in place of
one. Ideal for the man ha
smokes, and fine for Chrlsti At
giving While they last. Satur
day, only 30
Furniture, 3rd Floor.
Fine English Brussels Rugs, $9.95
Size 8-3x10-6 and 9x12. Thrvte fine English Brussels Rugs were pro
cured at Alexander Smith it Sons' auction for considerable less than
the cost to manufacture. U'.-a.itlful floral and Oriental designs. Satur
day only, while they last SO 95
3 Big Shoe Specials Saturday
MEN WOMEN AND CHILDREN.
MEN'S WELT SOLE SHOES in velour. box calf
o- oat-nt, regular $3.60 value. Saturday, spe-
dal ' S2G5
WOMEN'S VELVET SHOES, SPECIAL $2.50
A fo funate purchase allows us to" offer velvet
boots of excellent quality, fit and finish. To
morrow Special S2T0
BOYS AND GIRLS' STORM SHOES. Strong,
durable school shoes, high cut storm booln md
Nemo boou In various styles and different leath
ers, al! attractively priced.
SLIPPER BOOTH ATTRACT8 ATTEN
TION Here we have di9payed the differ-
oat kinds of Comfy slippers for men. women
and children. Some are most elaborately
trimmed with ribbons and felt ornament.!.
They offer a most useful and n'.ways
pleasing present for young or old.
Lard 13c to 14c,
Feed and Fuel.
Corn, per bushel, 45c and 60c.
Forage Timothy hay, $16 to $17;
clover hay, $15; straw, $0 50.
Wood $4.50 pir load.
Coal Lump, per ousnel, 15c; sla
Sales on Market square In last
Oats, two loads at 32c.
New corn, tlx loads at 45c.
OM corn, one load a!. fc
'Timothy hay, one load at 111