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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1912.
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ASSIGN A DAY ON
TEPS do wn and out M
OF CENTRAL LEAGUE
Hi
SOURCES OF FIRE
iiiJtjyiUVAi
" .'"'V-- ' ' ' ??'Tk
te&V hU$: "I
ONE HALF OFF
State Wide Precautions Recom
mended in Proclamation of
Governor Deneen.
GREAT WEALTH IS' LOST
Figures Shew That Illinois Suffered to
Extent of $11,OX,000 Last
Year.
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- - -. a
circular letter from the office of
the state fire inariiha.ll has reached
city authorities, asking them to co
operate In an observance of "Fire
Prevention Day., Oct. 9. The id'-a is
the bringing about a cleaning up of
the rubbish piles and other sources
cf poasdbie Are. the repairing of heat.
tag apparatsaes ao as to make them . He evolved the i2lub jeague 1aea for
aafe for the coming winter, and the th Central ,Pa ac(3 so unsuccesful
rlMlHnr AnttnV r. 4 r a r,(i I -i " r r.t ' . .
Cr. Frar.K Carson.
"Killed by his own invention" ia a
ftttit.g epitaph for the grave of Dr.
Frank Carson's baseball aspirations.
r leaning, owing and repairing of
chimneys ajid flues, so as to lessen the
danger of conflagration. Just how the
people's co-operation is to be secured
is lf:ft lth the authorities of the vari
ous dries.
f.OVF.HXOK I'llOf 1 M TIO.
Following is the proclamation of
Governor C. S. Ix-neen In which Oct.
9 is set aBide as " Fire I'rev cm ion
Day:"
"Chief among the r-it conserva
tion problems which c;iii upon our
F:atj for solu'ion, no:ie in ii,- ni'i:--Important
than Hiat. pr-s. 'iied liy j.rt s
nt conditions in the manor of waste
cf the iiergy ad r!-ourrcB of our
itate and nation through destruction
iy fire. Commendable as i th'1 niuvo.
inent to conserve ov.r natural nso rc
s, I am Impressed b!' with the nr'-at
necessity of cnnnervirig t!ie prop-rti s
of our people. Our rnrirnl re-fOijrcf-H
merely awnltej the di.-scov-
rer. Our b'iillei proper! r"pr"-f'-nt
time arid mtitii y anil n;Ti:v and
every one of these building (!: royed
throiifti the acftici' of tr.e reil pl.it;ii.
of fire U an irretrievable lusrf to tii'j
commurify at lart:".
IK. H I' I.I ll'll'!: V V l oos.
"iietwet'U flint l.ll'l the per
fapita loss throNh tire in the I'nited
Ptatts was l.'.Tl as cuiMiaied to the
total Kurop'-.n per capita !u.-n dur
ing the same p.-nn j of ::?, ri : H H!1J
the Ccrman per ; .!. i 1 .f 1;i em's.
I!.-twcen Hem an 1 !:!' hv. ; : ia t i .n ( f
the 1'nlte.l S'.1tt -l ilw-r.is' .1 7.; er (lit,
while the fire lum increased 1M4 per
ce.it. Illinois and ( i'iens su7'-r-
d a los of property by "he first of last
J ear of n pproxim itel J 1 l.n'iit.eeij.
'I th-t .urd"n of
property o-v n-
wa it that ;n response to an unques
tionable opposition on the part of the
directors he has announced that he
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FRAMED PICTURES
WATER COLORS
GLASSWARE
No. 2 Buster Brown Cameras
SHEET PICTURES GAS BURNERS
MOTTOS and MANTLES and
PLATINUMS GLOBES
$1.50 10 Off on Vacuum Cleaners
1 1
Some Snaps for Christmas Buyers.
Money Refunded to Every Fifth Customer Sat., Sept. 21
I will not be a candidate for reelection
i as pret-ider.t. He is a member of the
arbitration committee of the National i -
issociation and until the 12-club league
scheme faib d p0 miserably was in lino
for a rise in baseball politics.
- Fhotole
t -P"r-ri-.--
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328 Twentieth
St., Rock Island
1 il IH M 'I" H lli' I I
t.iXii'lon direct!
i'K win) Insnr'1
I ei.plw ut I : i -
( n t Ij . proper
i:.' iidoii. iir.
of ci:r i-'a'e. In
'i!til':IS ii. cent;
'heir laws n-sr-il.it ;
t:on Hid prutei ; .ut)
the r"tiir:il mi'1, fif f':r
v i-li ;:;e iMt:ditt.itis i-i t i cmiiitry it
e; ;ie;--K tjint .".n p,.r t of the fire
w.iste in Urt.uiu aud th" nation is
preventable. This $3,500,000 should
be saved to the people of this state
by arousing the public tnind into ac
'joii in a concerted effort to minimize
the causes of carelessness, ignorance
and arton which have brought about
prevailing conditions w ithin our state.
I.IFK LOSS CRKAT.
"Or ater een than the loss of prop
erty is the tremendous loss of life
through the agency of fire. More than
r.O'i't lives were lost, according to the
Hatis'ics. by fire last year in the
I'nited St-ites and Canada. The citi
zenship of our state should unite to
conserve the property of our people as
ve (unserve the health and lives of
the people of this state.
"To this end. therefore, it is ni03t
earnestly recommended that Wednes
day the ninth day of October. 1912,
v. hie!: is the 41st anniversary of the
great ("l'.i'LKO fire, be get aside and
he known throughout the state of
Illinois as I'ire Prevention day, that
on s:id d-iy all owuers of property
fl :i!l :.".t?e steps to see that their build
iti.'s be Thoroughly inspected for the
pi.rix.se of discovery a:id removal of
c'.ii.vrous conditions therein; that the
civic auth'iities concerned In the
j.reven't.in of fires take steps to call
the attention of the people of their
and. i-.i'. tei-tiy to th"
ill III" loss of taxes
I i r is 1. Ir n-sa a
ii i. p- i: i i.e resoiirrea
CO II M ;.s' 'Il IT. t',e coll
uetita I i ii:i one. wit h
' -" ttie eetiStrilC- '
of Ii lildiiig and ,
pi i nttun,
' ouiiiiiinMy to the common fire dan
gers and co-operate with them In
every poille way in correcting dan
g ron9 c-i'id'tions ai d that our
school authorities, both public and
private, i-hall on the above day con
duet, such appropriate exercises as
will impress unon the pupils of our
schools the danger of tire and the
methods of its prevention and. that in
every school in this state a Pre drill
shall that day be Inaugurated aad
:!:;it these fire drills be made a per
ti.an -nt feature and practiced at fre
ceent intervals through the school
jear.
"In testimony whereof I have here-
cnt subscribed my name and caused
the treat seal cf the state of Illinois
to l e affixed at the capitol in the city
Ht!e praise of Iran's Kidney fills by 'st. a D. 1912.
CORROBORATION
Of Interest to Argus Readers.
K..r
l ave
Cion'l.s liu- k I. laiii! ilizepg '
eeii in these columns enthusl-
JwOcR island renldents Would these
j-romlneut pe-pie riuoi:imei.d a rein-!
d that had tint proven reliable?'
Would thev coiifim tlieir statements,
efter yeare hsd elapsed if persona! ex- ',
J orietice hud iiot fhnwii th,- reme'iy
to be morthy of tndorsem.nt ? The j
following statement should carry con-1
vlctlon to the tu.nd of every Argus;
itader.
Mrs A J Johnson. 4lri Ninth strent. :
Uoek Island. 111., says: "I still think
as highly of Doan's Kidney Pills as!
I did In 1909 when I publicly rwora-1
Tended them 1 had been suffering
from weak back and pains across my
l.ldneys After being on my feet for.
any lenrth of time. I was tired out.
Dean's Kidney fills were Bo hitrhlT
recommended that I got a
Charles S. Deneen, Governor.
ALLEN
ACQUITS VICTOR
SCENE FROM FEATURED ATI R AC! ION APPEARING LAST UAir
OF WEEK AT THE EMPIRE; WITH TRIXIE OLIVER AS THE STAR
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JHenloJIlooreS
Van Accused of Courthouse Slaying
Applauded and Set Free.
Wytheville. Va.. Sept. 14. The
Jury which heard the evidence against
Victor Allen, charged wi'h firing the
shot that caused the death of Com
monwealth's Attorney W. M. Foster.
In the Hillsville courthouse tragedy
of March 14. retired yesterday after
noon at 4:30. At 5 o'clock the Jury
reported a verdict of "not guilty."
Many women In 'he courtroom ap
plauded. The prisoner, surrounded bv
his little children, received the con-
The Kelly-Schuster musical combi-, sim.8. known as the 2500 class
nation opens next Monday matinee atTt;eH(, (.tl.ine3 are lhe ,arge8t on tQe
the Empire and will continue for sev- j Uo,.k lbian6 svstein and present stalls
en days. This is said to be the larg-. at the round house are not large
est musical comedy attraction playing ! enough to accommodato them All
the Orpheum vaudeville circu.t. Sup- j a(;ng the line where these engines ara
porting Frank Kelly and Milton I housed new stalls are being built. Pay
Schuster are 116 people, t wo dozen of ! checks are being passed around today,
whom are on the stae most of the ; pay day falling on the 14th this month
ume, one or tneir leading feat ures ' instead of the 13th
being the famous Kelly-Schuster tan
t&llzlng tltlan Tommy chorus
s ipply at ,I'UI'IUUI1 OI many persons, and as
i.e snooK nandS with tho luror. na
the Harper House tdiartnarv Thev
gave nie relief at otic and three Tt:ey filp1 from Th courthouse,
boxes made me well." streamed down his cheeks.
tears
For su'e by all dealers Price
This ends the Allen cases, except as
rtnts. Foster-Milbnrn company. Puf- IO Allen and Wesley Edwards,
fulo. New Tork. sole agents for the 'fugitives from Justice.
I'nited States. j
Remember the name - Doan's and Ke not ashamed to be helped Mar-
take no other
run Aurellns.
I
AUTO SALE
FACTORY DEMONSTRATORS
We have a few guaranteed factory demonstrating cars
which must be sold before inventory.
$600 AND UP
Fully equipped Velie 4 0-five passenger touring car with
electric lights, self starters, top, glass front, speedome
ter and good tires. Completely refinished and guaranteed
same as a new car.
A chance to buy a high grade motor car at less than
cost price. Don't wait, because at these prices they
won't last long. Come to the factory at once.
VELIE MOTOR VEHICLE CO.
MOLINE. ILLINOIS
UMI'HM'IB 'MIJira.7-'ri.st...j,M,,i,llWiW
complete bills will be provided during
their engagement, here. Owing to the
fact that Manager Dolly changes his
I program twice a week, Monday and
Thursday, the first part of this en
gagement, which ends Wednesday
night. w-Hl be devoted to "Kelly-Schuster
in Fisky France," changing cn
Thursday to their new and latest com
edy, "Kelly-Schuster in New York -
town. Manager lolly states that
this big company carries two carloads
of their own special scenery. There
will be no change in prices.
FAMILY, MOLINE.
The new bill at the Family, Molir.e,
to be offered Mondav. features Wil-
! lard, the man who grows." said
to be i real novelty; Ceo
and Ada Mauri, with
; llsh posies; Kronemunn brothers,
! head aud hand balancers; M.tirath
and Yeoman. In "The Lunatic at.d
the Prima Donna," and Susi Carseiio.
who claims to be the only girl in
I America playing the accordeon.
Approximately
!$73,0V) will be distributed, $03,000 of tt
Two i to employes of the main shop. The
remainder will go to round house and
car shop employes.
Sr. Paul An operation performed on
the brain of John Howard, in Henne
pin county. Is said to have removed all
of the young man's criminal tendencies.
-EMPIRE
PHONE
W 708
grows. said ,
leorge V. Jinks ' tf
their six Kna- :F-1
It
BURTON HOLMES' TRAVELOGUES.
Burton Holmes will begin his 2"th
season .in Chicago, ai Orches-tra hail,
on Wednesday evening. Oct. 9. He will,
as usual, give three parallel courses,
exactly alike; course A on five sixc-s-sJre
Wednesday evenings, course B on
fire Friday evenings, and course C cn
, five Saiurday afternoons, brginnh.s.
respectively. Oct. 9, 11 and 12. The
subjects will te "The West Indies,"
"The Panama and the Suez Canal."
"India, from Bombay to IVlhi." 'In
dia, from the Taj to the Himalayas.'
I and "Burma and Ceylon."
M
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if. 4
j Erglnee Too Big for Stalls.
j Six additional 6talls are being built
joe the round house at the Siivis shots
.vvuiuivuiuuu OI lilt Cc Uiit&QO f j
i
Sunday Night
Last time for the public to wit
ness any entire
Orpheum
Road Show
COVING MONDAY
Kelley-Schuster
Big
Musical Comedy
40 PEOPLE 40 .
-
A real $1.50 show for 10c, 20c,
and 30c.
CPDER SEATS NOW.
I u IP I
MANY SUBSCRIBE
TO SCHOOL PAPER
Results of First Canvass Show
Big Increase in Subscriptions.
"LOCAL" EDITOR RESIGNS
First Issue of Paper Will Probably be
Out by the Middle of N x
Month.
Blanks passed around among the
students of the high school yesterday
! in the first canvass for subscriptions
j to the high school quarterly gave
J abundant proof of the increase of
popularity of the paper. Last year
'211 subscribed and at the present
j time 207 have signed the blanks for
the paper. Another attempt to raise
, the number of the subscribers will
be made in a abort time.
ACTIVE WORK BKf.VH.
Active work in securing the mater
ial for the first issue of the nnr
. has been begun and it is probable that
j the first issue, which is to be a fresa
! man number, will be out by the middle
of October. In th,at issue there will
be a great accumulation of Jokes,
! stories and other attractions of inter
est especially to the incoming class.
! The editors are now trying to secure
, drawings for the heads of the vari
; ous pagss, such as the Jokes, athletics,
I literary, locals and etc. Last year a
; great number of drawings were turned
in and very fine heads were picked.
! and it is very probable that the draw
! !ngs for this year will up to the stand
i ard if not better. The board of edi
tors bave decided to meet every even
J leg after school.
FRED OI.D REMKXtl.
; Fred Nold, former business manager
j and appointed to writ.e the !oc a! news
j items for the paper turned in his res
ignation yesurday afternoon. His
absence from the board will be great
ly felt by the editors as he has been
one of the live wires of the board for
the past two years.
BASEBALL
THREE-EYE LEAGUE.
W. L.
Springfield 87 43
Favenport "3 60
Decatur 69 66
Bloomington 57 73
Quincy 67 68
Danville 61 70
Dubuque 62 72
Peoria 55 79
NATIONAL LEAGUE.
W. L.
New York 94 40
Chicago 83 50
Pittsburgh SI 53
Cincinnati 68 68
Philadelphia 63 70
St Ixuis 56 79
Brooklyn 50 84
Boston 41 92
AMERICAN LEAGUE.
Pet
.669
.552
.511
.438
.496
.466
.463
.410
J.D.CADY PICKED
AS GOLF VICTOR
Moliner 3 Up on Hugo Schmidt
at End of Morning Play
Finals 36 Holes.
MIDDLETON-KING LOSERS
Pet.
.701
.624
.604
.500
.474
.415
.373
.308
Coif Club Champ In Fair Way to Win
Honors of Rock Island Arsenal
Handicap.
Bor.ton
Philadelphia
Washington
Chicago
Detroit
Cleveland . .
New York .
St Louis . .
W.
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...81
...SI
...65
...63
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, . .-!8
...46
L.
38
54
56
69
74
75
86
88
Judghig by the results of this morn
ing's play in the finals for the men's
handicap cup honors at Rock Island
Arsenal Golf club, J. D. Cady of Mo
line, present, champion of the asso
ciation, stands in a fair way to win
the handicap honors. Yesterday his
defeat of Major D. M. King by a mar
gin of two holes, entitled him to com-
Pet. ' l,e,e wl,n Hugo Schmidt of Davenport,
.71B who eliminated William Middleton, 6
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION.
W. L.
Minneapolis 101 55
C( lumbus 97 61
Toledo 91 66
Kansas City 77 78
Milwaukee 74 81
Ft. Paul 73 84
Louisville 61 97
Indianapolis 53 105
WESTERN LEAGUE.
W. L.
Denver 87 59
St Joseph 81 C6
Dt s Moines 75 67
Omaha 84 64
Lincoln 72 77
Sioux City 68 75
Wichita 69 78
Topeka 48 98
MFsri.T vi:sti:iiy.
THREE-EYE LEAGUE.
Bloomington, 0; Bprlngfleld. 5.
Danville, 3; Decatur. 1.
Quincy, 4; Davenport, 10. '
Peoria. 6; Dubuque, 2.
t NATIONAL LEAGUE.
Boston, 2; Chicago, 3.
New York, 3; 8t. Louis, 2.
Brooklyn, 4; Cincinnati, 5.
Philadelphia, 5; Pittsburgh, 6 (ten
innings).
AMERICAN LEAGUE.
Chicago, 2; New York. 0.
St. Louis, 2; Boston, 6.
Cleveland, 10; Philadelphia, 2.
Detroit, 9; Washington, 8 (ten in
nings). AMERICAN ASSOCIATION.
Columbus, 5; Indianapolis, 3.
Kansas City, 2; Milwaukee. 5.
Louisville, 113; Toledo, 12 (sec
ond game seven Innings, darkness).
WISCONSIN ILLINOIS LEAGUE.
Oshkosh, 8; Green Bay, 6.
Racine, 2; Madison, 0.
Appleton, 6; Wausau, 1.
Aurora-Rockford, rain.
SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION.
Nashville, 3; Chattanooga, 2 (ten in
nings). Memphis, 5; Atlanta, 2.
Mobile, 3; New Orleans, 5
WESTERN LEAGUE.
Wichita. 1; Des Moines, 4 (six In
nings, rain).
Lincoln, 1; Omaha, 3.
Denver, 7; St. Joseph, 6.
I NT ERN ATIONAL LEAGUE.
Toronto, 7; Montreal, 6.
Rochester, 3; Buffalo, 5.
Jersey City, 7; Providence, 3.
up 3. The first 18 holes of the 35
hole play for the handicap honors
were played this morning and at the
end of the first round, the Plow City
champ was 3 up on the Davenporter.
Cady plays at scratch while his oppo
nent has the benefit of a handicap of
eight strokes. Cady's scores of yes
terday afternoon and this morning
were each 77, while that of Schmidt
today was 85.
11 VI .....
j During the past month, Cady has
jcome back into the form which mark
i ed his play a few veara niro All ..f
465 his scores this week have Keen
.386 low bogey. Those who are watchimr
the match predict, victory for Cady.
Brown's Evenrng School.
Is for those who are busy during the
day. No matter what your former
schooling nor what your occupation
may be, we can help you to a better
position and you can tearn In evening
school. Call at the college and talk It
over. We give special attention to be
ginners. BROWN'S BUSINESS COLLEGE
Opposite court house. Rock Island. III.
.600
.591
.485
.464
.445
.358
.343
Pet.
.647
.614
.580
.496
.477
.335
Pet
.596 i
.551
.528
.5GS
.483
.475
.469
.229
All the news all the time The Arsrui.
Tonight and Tomorrow Last Time of
This Great Show.
Order seats at once.
COMING MONDAY.
Three Days Only.
WILLARD
"The Man That Grows."
Most wonderful act in vaudeville
6 OTHER BIG ACTS 6
Don't miss seeing this big show
Monday.
Three days only.
Seats now on sale. Phone East 37.
REMEMBER WILLARD.
Everting School.
Now is the time to enroll. New
classes will begin Sept. 16 and Sept.
23. Start on the evening of tiie 16th
if you can. We give private instruc
tions, and you may take Just the stud
ies you vant to. We give special a
tention to beginnners. Office open ev
ery evening this week.
BROWN'S BUSINESS COLLEGE.
Opposite court house. Rock Island. 111.
g MISS BLANCHE WILSON
Successor to
MISS TEEL'8 HAIR SHOP
Room 410 Best Building
Telephone West 2024
Shampooing, manicuring, scalp
massage, facial massage,' hair
dressing, hair goods and toilet
articles. Chiropody.
ELECTROLYSIS
3M
All tbe news all the time The Argus.
THE BIG BARGE MISSISSIPPI,
The Dreamland dance boat, two or
chestras, bowling alleys, arcades, finest
dance floor of any boat afloat. Every
evening at 8:30, returning at 11.
Fare 25c. . .
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