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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 4. 1911.
BY THE LIGHT OF
THE NORTH STAR
Bock Island Astronomers Re
turn From Triennial Obser
vation at Galesburg.
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DR J. F. MYERS
Saturday, Aug. 5 th
ONE DAY ONLY.
Your Unrestricted Choice of Any
in our store worth and sold all season
ud to $25.00 for
GATHERING WAS A SUCCESS
Talk of Permanent Location ew
Rate Is Provided Dr. Myers
Dr. J. P. Myers, W. M. Reck, Her
bert Fits-Randolph Reck, C. J.
Searle, S. J. Ferguson and H. B.
Hayden returned last evening from
Galesburg where they attended the
triennial grand observatory of the
North Star Benefit association. The
convention was largely attended and
proved one of the most successful
in the history of the order.
Among other matters of Import
ance discussed was the perma
nent location of the chief observa
tory or head office which is now tem
porarily In Mollne. After due and
extended deliberation the proposition
was subrritted to the board of direc
tors with power to act.
TOW CLASS OF" IXSTRAXCE.
The association adopted an amend
ment to Us constitution creating a
new class of Insurance with higher
rates than heretofore In force. Te
action followed the recommendation
of the state insurance department.
The new class Is based on the fra
ternal congress schedule of rates.
Those insured in the other classes
are given the opportunity to change
to the new.
The association elected the follow
Chief Astronomer James F. My
ers, Rock Island.
Assistant Chief Astronomer F.
H. Borrell, Clinton, Iowa.
Chief Recorder G. L. Peterson,
Chief Treasurer C. A. Samuelson,
Chief Conductor P. A. Erickson.
Chief Medical Director Dr. E. A.
Galesburg: C. J.
astronomer of the
much as the Muscatine watermelons
are Just about ripe, the trip ought to
appeal to the youths of the city who
have a taste for the luscious fruit. The
steamer leaves Rock Island at 3
o'clock and Davenport an hour later.
The trip to the Pearl City wiii require
about two and a-half hours and that
will give the excursionists nearly two
hours for seeing the sights of the
down rtver town. The boat is due
back In Rock Island at 10:30.
Norwegians of This City and
Moline Meet at Art Gallery
in Sister City.
LOCAL PLAN IS APPROVED
Big" Reduction. -n
Manhattan and Emery Shirts
Step lively so that
you will get in on
Idea of Rock Islanders Is to Have a
.Nation-wide Society With
At the Art gallery in Moline last
night, some 40 of the native sons or
O. Williamson, ! Norway gathered and laid plan3
Searle, Rock Is-! 'W'hifJi w ill ultimately result in a na-j
land: C. II. Chfndblom. Chicago; J.
F. Johnson. Dekalb; George VV.
Johnson, Mol'ne; Charles G. Carl
son, Moline; and John C. Koster,
TOMORROW DAY OF
Steamer W. W. and Barge Will
Ieare Hock Island at 2 O'clock
for Muscatine Trip.
I tioual organization of Norwegians.;
i There w as little done last evening i
other than to tentatively agree upon
a constitution and to lay plans for a
general organization. The scheme is j
to have a nation-wide society with
headquarters in this city and Moline. !
The original lodge of the society will
be organized here and lodge. in rior
cities will be given charters as fast
as they have the proper mcmiic rship. !
Only Norwegians will be eligible to
join the society. The whole plan Is
the idea of a coterie of local Norweg
ians who have been holding meetings
at their different homes in this city i
Blues, blacks, grays, tans, and every other color.
"None Reserved. "None Held Out. None on Credit.
(No Charge for Alterations)
No Tampering With Figures. No Juggling With Prices.
Your choice of any
in our store Saturday
Panamas 20 Off
50c Underwear 35c, 3 for $1
(Excepting B. V. D.)
25c Underwear 19c
All other union and two piece
Underwear, excepting B. V. D., 20
50c Neckwear 35c, 3 for $1.00
Fancy Suits 25 Off
You Know Us
The Store That's
On the Square
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Tomorrow afternoon the, Bethany
Home association will give an excur
sion on the steamer V. W. and barge,
the proceeds to be used at the home
which is in need of funds. The lad
ies who are in charge of the river
trip have been busily engaged for sev
eral weeks part and a larpe number of
tickets have been sold. The capacity
of the bl(f steamer is such, however,
that there will be plenty of room for
any who wish to make the enjoyable
trip to Muscatine and return. Inas-
High chief secretary Thomas J. j
McDonald, Chicago. I
High chief treasurer Gustav Kel- j
ler, Appleton, Wis. '
High chief medical examiner Dr. J. !
P Rmvth. Chicaco. I
lor a year pa. i ne nieewngr last, Trustees John E. Stephen, J. F.
evening was the first hi patherin? i o Rrien. Thomas P. Flj nn and Louis
and those who attended heartily en-1 i v,hnff rMwr.- w T tierhert
326 Twentieth street
BLACK HAWK FLOUR
This is the flour you must
have. Be sure to ask for
it and get it. Use it con
stantly. You'll never find
better flour and the long
er you use it the better
you will like it. Baked
things -with Black Hawk
flour will always look
good and taste good,
per sack $1.47
What is the use of drinkins:
coffee unless you can do so
with pleasure? Cheap coffees
have that heavy, muddy taste
that will spoil any meal, no
matter how elaborate it would
be. The difference between
good coffee and cheap coffee is
so great that we can't see how
some people buy it. For a
good aromatic just-strong-enough
coffee flavor. try
Spurr's. per pound 2c. U.'W.
2c. 3c axil :5c.
Fruits and Vegetables
Give us your trade on 'fruits
ilorsed the scheme which was propos
ed to them.
TO CELEBRATE CENTENNIAL.
The immediate !.ii '
is to aid in the celebration of the
100th anniversary of the adoption of
a constitution in Norway. This Jubi
lee will be held in the fatherland in
commencing May 14 the date the
constitution went into effect. A dele
gation of 20 -singers from this city
ard Moline will attend and it is ex
peMed that by that time the nation
wide organization will have been com
pleted to such an extent that 1.20 in
jail will go from the United States.
PROGRAM IS BEADY
Grocers and Butchers of the
City to Have Fine Time at
Cleveland; M. H. Korn, Menominee.
Mich.; Julius A. Collar, Shakopee,
Minn.; Michael Moghan, Ontario. !
The convention decided to abolish i
the extra charge for insurance on all!
persons engaged in hazardous occupa-j
tions. Ijouisville was selected asi
the place to hold the next convention.
GOING THERE AUGUST 10
SOCIETIES AID IN
FIXING UP CHURCH
Two rtAAeitall Games and Various
Athletic Kvents Are Scheduled
and get the
Phone West :iiit or 321.
L B. CLEMENT
326 TweaOelh St.
SHOWER FOR AUGUST BRIDE.
MRS. HENRY AR.VDT, 1239 FIF
teer.th sTreet. entertained a large party
of guests from this city and Moline at
her-home last evening at a miscella
neous shower tor her niece. Miss 101a
I Kessel. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.
IE. KessPl of 2126 Sixth avenue. Mo
; line, who is to be married to Chester
R. Robhlr.s of Reynolds th 17th of j
this month Decorations were in vel- j
low and white, the bride's chosen col-'
; ors. A two-course luncheon was serv
j ed at small tables, with centerpieces of
j golden glow. The bride's table was
: beautiful with yellow and white stream
ers from the chandeliers to the cor
f ners of the table. A large centerpiece
of golden glow and nasturtiums car
i ried out the color scheme. The even
' ing was spent in games and music ap
; rropriate to the occasion. The brjde
; to-be was the recipient of many beau
tiful gifts of cut glass, haviland china,
'and linen. A most delightful evening
' was spent by all. This is the second
Hepairinc at the fierman M. K. Is
Being Paid for by Different
Different societies of the German
M. K. church, on the corner of Sixth
avenue and Fourteenth street, are
having the building remodeled
and toned up. The Indies
Aid society has already had a
new roof put on the church at a cost
of $165, which amount has been rais
ed and paid to the Home Repair com
rany, which did the work. The Ep
worth League society is planning to
have the walls and ceiling repapered,
i while the Sunday school will buy a
; new carpet and rugs. The soeieMes
! took up this work on their own initia
tive and are more than gratified at
the success they are having.
URATE DAME BOXES
Punishment Meted Out to 20-year-old
The program for the annual picnic
of the grocers and butchers of this
city, who are to gather at Linwood
Aug. 10, was announced today and is
as follows: Boat leaves at 8:30 in the
morning, baseball game between th3
west end clerks and east end clerks
at. 10 o'clock, girls' race at 10:30, boys
race at 11 o'clock, cracker eating con
test for boys at 11:30, dinner at I'l
o'clock, little girls' race (5 to 10 years
at 2 o'clock, boys' sack race at 2:15,
young ladies' race at 2:30, baseball
game between grocers and butchers on
one side and the traveling men on the
other at 3 o'clock, married women's
race at 3:15, fat men's race at 3:30,
pie-eating contest at 3:45, cracker meal
eating contest at 4 o'clock, three legged
race at 4:15, tug of war between the
grocers and the butchers at 4:30, egp;
race at 4:45, and free-for-all race at 5
PRIZES FOR WXER.
A number of the jobbing houses of
this city and of Davenport have donat
ed prizes for the winners of the var
ious ra"es and there will be a healthy
competition for them. For those who
are not interested in the athletic events
there will be dancing all afternoon.
tcr, northwest quarter, section 1, 17,
Dolly & Wilmerton to Trl-City Thea
tre company, part lots S and 9, block
13, Spencer & Case's addition, Rock Is
Andrew Ackerson, by consignee, to
Moline Trust & Savings bank, part
lot 3. block 2. Childs' Second addiiion,
Charles J. Ing to People's Savings
Hank & Trust company, lots 26 and 28,
block 11, Silvis, $1,400.
Andrew Nelson to People's Savings
Hank & Trust company, lots 1 and 2,
block S. Moline Water Power com
pany's Fifth addition, Moline, $5,000.
W. I. Taze to George XV. Ross, lot
11, block 122, New Shops addition.
East Moline, $4 00.
Edgar W. Lucas to M. Horstkamp,
lot 5, block 6, Moline Heights addi
tion, Moline, $550.
John Weckel to Karl J. Malm
strom, tract N. 6 acres, N. E. S. W.
a section 8-1 7-1 W, $S,S5. .
Moses K. Mahaffey to James W.
Mahaffey, tract S. W. U N. XV. M
section 27-1 6-4 XV. $900.
Frank P Welch to Lucy M. Medill,
lot 15, H. Curtis subdivision, Rock
Evan W. Roderick to Aug II. Wendt,
100 feet of oast part of block 2.
White's addition, Moline, $1,500.
Moses K. Mahaffey to J. M. Mahaf
fey, part southwest quarter, northwest
quarter, section 27, northeast quarter,
northeast quarter, section 2C, 17, 4w,
James William Mahaffey to ,Iain',a
M. Mahaffey, southeast quarter, north
east quarter, section 2S, 10, 4w, $1.
Jane S. Cable to Agnes M. Welnrich
lot S, block 7, Buford & Guj' r's add.
tion. Rock Island. $1.
I Peter Patiw Is to John A. Wrefmai.
'lor. 18, Huntoon tt Sorllg's addition
F. II. Caldwell to Emma rtrasnier
lots 1 and 2, block 2, William DicL
son's addition, Milan. $1.
i - a 1 gi Cor. 2d and Brady
JLt JL-J JL JL JL ? b s Davenport
Final Clearance of Cloth, Silk
Satin, Pongee, Linen
of a series of pre-nuptials w hich have j
been given for Miss Kessel. Next'
Tuesday evening Miss Alma Melin of j
at the former's home cn Sixteenth ave
nue and Seventeenth street. Among avenue
Girl Who Slept Too Ijong
COURT HOUSE RECORD
Real Estate Transfers.
' John Seitz to George Bleuer, lot 10.
People who happened to be in the 'Cutter & Stoddard's sub-division, out-
vicinity of Twentieth -street and Fifth ! lot 65- RnKk Island. $1,250.
about 10:30 this forennnn I -
I Charlao T"f -1 f iiL- r.ort ,-il l f 1 r-it C
-o. oc a Ki,I.. K-tho- , 1,,.! V... f ..--., v V,
;r , u, woi'us B r,JJICS land addition, Moline. $3S0.
Harry . Kessel. wcose engagement ; B-hih emanated from or.a r.f tho .
. ... ., ,. . - emanatea rrom one of tne Oscar W. Swtnsson to James
ti-k Mice 1 Ima 1 Jim l2noht,p r XI . . . - ;
... , comes atong tne tnorougnrare. it to ' Nichols lots
and Mrs. J. Melin of Moline. was an- j hanDened that Chief of Polio. Rrinn i
marriage to take place
and 6, southwest quar-
CANNON HEADS FORESTERS
and Officer Meenan were driving in j
the vicinity at the time and they con !
ducted an investigation. They were
confronted at the door of the house
J by an irate dame who told them to go
Iteelerteri at Convention i about their business when they asked
in Cleveland. j her what the trouble was.
Cleveland. Aug. 4. The election ofj But before they ecooted away, ohe !
oncers completed the business se3-1 informed them that she had merel
sion of the Catholic Order of Forresters j boxed her daughter's e'ars because she
Thomas H. Cannon of Chicago was re- i bad slept so late that she could not
elected to the office of high chief, do the dishes. They said the daugb
ranger. " ter is some 20 years old and naturally ;
The other offices were filled as fcl-jehe resented punishment of any sort. J
lows j Those who heard the rumpus were
vice msn cniei ranger t-imecn i giaa to lesrn teat mere were no ra-
Who do their own work
Are the Best Friends of
The stylos, sizes and assortments arc Iiptp to satisfy nl!
tastes and marked at such low prices that you'll .find
them hard to resist.
Tn addition to our regular stoek. while on our
eastern purchasing trip for fall goods we had the
opportunity to purchase at very low prices small
lots of cloth silk, linen and pongee, coats, many
of which we took advantage of. Tn each purchase
the garments were such that conformed with the
usual standard maintained by "The lee Hive gar
ments of Quality." No matter how low in price
every garment must possess enrrrt r-M -. r "
materials, proper tailoring.
As we are determined to dispose of oijr entire coat stock
before the arrival of fall goods, we doubt if the equal
opportunity has ever been offered to' you before.
Cloth Coats at 5.00, $7.50, $9.98, $12.98, $14.98, $19,93
Pongee Coats at $3.98, $4.98, $7.50, $9.98, $12.98
Silk Coats at $5.98, $7.50, $9.98, $12.98
Satin Coats at $12.98, $14.98, $16.93
Linen Coats at $2.50, $3.98, $4.98
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These Trices 'Represent Reductions of One-Fourth
to Half of Former Coat Trices
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Viger, Lawrence, Mas.