TUESDAY THE ROCK JSLAND ARGUS MARCH 9, 1920.
CTE lilLL r:oT
E HIGH FIGURE
aaMtvCHeetr Estfasates Am.sfft
mfiM for Period of
A rtfund of probably $100,000,
wrbtp 'M, w111 be made by the
riiitrf States government to cor
ZiUm itocktoWeri 1b Rock Ia
luXltoUne "d East Molina, and
funding territory covered by
Rock Island revenue district,
u ... k. Aernnn "handed down by
J?, united States supreme court
misuse to 1 uuu-wuiv "
Jjock dividends declared in the
term of stock.
TBI WUUIttlO "
noroing by T. J. Cavanaugh, depu
ty renue collector, on the basis
a average figures submitted by
rttreholders annually since "1916,
when the law, now inoperative,
wnt into effect. The amount of
refund covers the period of four
rears, which includes returns on
Lit year's incomes submitted re
7ntiy Large shareholders in cor-
Mratlons wh0 haTe not 88 yet 8ub
Bitted a return covering the last
tear will not be obliged to show
Jlrldends declared as new stock
While there are perhaps 2,000 or
ore persons in this dictrict who
wrs required to show stock divi
dends on their previous returns,
only about twelve of them -were
credited with an amount sufficient
to come under the surtax law. It
vu only necessary for the person
ding a return to show dividends
ebtained up to $5,000. When that
mount was reached it became nec
iiary to file on a more elaborate
return, showing the amount of div
idends credited with in excess of
15 000. It was on this excess that
tie surtax became operative on a
graduated scale, which attained as
hlfh ss 65 per cent on a profit of
But, on the other hand, the tax
vu considerably less on an annual
dividend of $50,000, between $5,000
and $8,000, and it is readily seen
that a community of this nize has
., Tare, nnmhpr romiTie in un-
wvb n '
tor the surtax regulations In any
HUE DOZ3 $500
DAMAGE AT JL P.
Damag . . amoontins; to approxi
mately $500 vat dona by fire that
broke oat at 3:1$ o'clock this morn
ing at the residence of R. F. Wood,
1007 Twenty-Ant street
Tbe residence la a two and one
half story frame structure. The
Are started In tbe basement Hot
ashes set Are to floor Joists, accord
ing to Fire Chief Angust Schmidt
Water and chemicals were used
by the firemen to extinguish tbe
flames, which had a good start be
fore being discovered.
The first floor of the home was
badly burned, bat most of the dam
age was caused by heat scorching
furniture, walls and woodwork
throughout the house. Smoke also
caused much of the damage.
TO TEST AERIAL
1130 Samuel Blatchford, associate
Justice of the supreme court
. of the United States, born in
New York city. Died at New
port, R. I., July 7, 1893.
1S25 Anna Letitla Barbauld, the
English poet who wrote the
familiar lyric, "Life, We Have
B?en Long Together," died.
Born June 20, 1743.
U3 End of the three months' war
, between Mexico and France.
Il-Battle between the Monitor
' and the Merrimac in Hamp
H1J The Grand Trunk Pacific
railway went Into a receivership.
Fire Chief August Schmidt was
expecting the arrival this afternoon
of a Chicago representative of the
American-La France Fire Engine
company of Elmira, N. Y., to take
charge of the unloading of the new
$12,500 sixty-flve-foot aerial ladder
truck, which arrived Sunday in a
coal car over the Rock Island lines.
A number of parts that' were
shipped knocked down will be
placed on the new truck nnder the
supervision fcf tbe company repre
sentative, and the machine will then
It was said by Commissioner Wil
liam H. Fitzsimmons that it will
take several days to put the truck
through all the tests.
After acceptance of the track it
will be placed at the central Are
station to take the place of horse
III AUTOS SEEN
lMJeal IaaevaUoas Few and Far
Between, Beaaarkea by Tisitors
at Motor Skew.
Outside of sport models develop
ed from touring bodies, .".utomo
biles seen at the tri-dty atomo
bile show in the Sunday taberna
cle yesterday demonstrated the
fact that the 1920 cars show little
change in design. Here and there
a new dash light the addition of a
fender, new arrangement of seats
or different disposition of some ac
cessory, constitutes the distinguish
ing feature between the 1920 and
On the whole, however, lines re
main unchanged. The Elgin and
the R. fc V. Knight are exhibiting
handsome new sport models, nar
row, with sides cut down to give
them racy lines. By a coincidence
the two have a substantially sim
ilar appearance, are situated near
to each other in the exhibit and
are colored nearly the same shade
Attendance Light. -
Commercial associations of the
tri -cities were well represented at
tbe tabernacle show last night.
Monday evening had been announc
ed for the . special reception of
chambers of commerce, commercial
clubs and such organizations of the
three cities, and delegations from
each, comprising in all several
hundred persons, attended. The
attendance was not up to anticipa
tions for the opening night but
hopes are held out that it will
"PAIR OF SIZES"
FOR THEIR PLAY
-A Pair of Sixes," a S-aet comedy
by Edward Peplas, was chosen yes
terday as the play to be given by
the senior class of the Rock Island
high school sometime in April.
Miss Marea Hyles, public speak
ing instructor at the high school,
will coach tha seniors this year as
director of the east It is thought
that tbe cast will be chosen by the
end of this week and rehearsals
will start the first of next
Y. M. C. A. Sidney Gordon, me
of the managers of the show, says
that he expects to Import the moat
notorious sharp shooters of the
wua west to help oat on the crrcas.
"heir particular atnnt will be the
trick how, tha first rehearsal for
which will be held this evening.
TalMIt hp Ma. In na la Hat
ft recti red. an art. mi41 mm anil
rehearsals an held every day, and
the circus directors state that all
tens Indicate the best show ever
pn on or we local
of the performance are Hater da
ta charge of
John Spilger. in charge of
the long waad drill, and Laroy
Soady. who will direct the
DEAD EYE DICE
PLAYS LEAD IN
Y. If. C. A. SHOW
Dead Eye Dick and the Boys of
'49 will be among tbe leading
characters in the Y. M. C. A. cir
cus scheduled tor March 25 at the
There still exist in the French
republic five different ranks or ,
grades of nobility. j
End Stubborn Coughs
in a Hurry
Tot Mkl eSTartlTaaasa, thia aid
num. roiae rained? baa a. qal.
Ehnilj and cheaply prupaii J.
Spring some Abraham's Pecan
Boll on your friends and watch your
circle of friends grow.
If "You ve
u to -whether coffee
ii a friend to your
nerves, drink tvro
or three cupfub at
bedtime and think
about it during the
You'll also think of.
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You'll never know how quickly a
bad couch can be conquered, until you
try this famous old home-made rem
edy. Anyone who has coughed all
day and all night, will say that the
immediate relief given is almost like
magic. It is very easily prepared,
ana there is nothing better for coughs.
Into a pint bottle, put 2'2 ounces
of Pinex; then add plain granulated
suffar svnio to make a full Dint. Or
.you can use clarified molasses, honey.
ur cum syrup, losina 01 sugar ayrup.
Either way, the full pint saves about
two-thirds of the money usually
spent for cough preparations, and
gives you a more positive, effective
remedy. It keeps perfectly, and
tastes pleasant children like it.
You can feel this take hold instantly,
seoihing and healing the membranes
in all the air passages. It promptly
loosens a dry, tight cough, and soon
you will notice the phlegm thin out
and disappear. A day's use will usually
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Pinex ia a most valuable concen
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pine extract the most reliable rem
edy for throat and chest ailments.
To avoid disappointment, ask your
ttruggist for "2t ounces of Pinex"
with directions and don't accept any
thing else. Guaranteed to give abso
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The Pinex Co., ft Wayne, lad.
Why do I laugh when I am
What makes the colors of the
Why are the raindrops round?
Where did the alphabet come
Why do we have names?
Why does a match strike?
What makes us yawn?
What are our eyebrows for?
Why are tears salt?
What makes a bee hum?
Why does the milk turn sour?
Why does the bark grow on the
What makes a cat purr?
Why is the snow white? .
Why can parrots talk and not
Why does salt make us thirsty?
Why do they say 13 is unlucky?
Where do thoughts come from?
Why can not animals talk?
Why do women wear wedding
rings? Can yon answer these ques
tions t Any child having the
Book of Knowledge can and
1.200 other questions like them.
These questions and answers
are only one of the 16 great de
partments of instruction in the
Book of Knowledge. Is it any
wonder that teachers say they
can always recognize the child
with the Book ef Knowledge I
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Spring's Here in Earnest!
If you can't tell
by the vociferous shouting
of the birds
just take a look at the activity
in our Clothing Department!
$50 to $85
HECKS of various patterning schemes and area
in proportions are decidedly fashionable for
Spring Suits and accordingly, we have supplied our
selves generously to meet all tastes. In all the fash
ionable shades we show club checks, block checks,
Copley squares and two-tone checks in single and
double-breasted novelty and regulation models at $35
up to $75.
The texture and tailoring worthiness ot
these suits is assured from the fact that
they are from the shops of Hart, ,
Scbaffner & Marx, Society Brand and
PIERR & CO.
NEW YORK STORE
Phonm M. 1208 MOLINE. FoawefeW 188S
15(D) Blew Dre
Rosemary and Other Makes
in a Great Sale at
Specially purchased through our New York syndicate at prices far
below regular. " ;
In this mammoth collection of wonderful spring frocks we are offer
ing you values that will stand the closest comparisons as to materials,
styles, workmanship and price.
Georgettes, taffetas, tricotines, tricolettes, crepe de chine, beaded
and embroidered cloths. We can fit women and misses wearing sizes 14
to 42. - .
a This is an opportunity we urge you to come early while the choice
is most complete. ,1.,
Cor. 7th Ave. 12th St
Curtain nets, scrims,
values to 75c, choice,
.' Discount off all
Boys' and girls' un
ionsuits, values to
$1.75,' per suit
values to $2.00, per
55 misses', children's
and boys' winter
coats to be sold at
less than cost, prices
$3.95 to $7.95
Regular $2.50 and
$3.00 values, special
Ladies' and misses'
oxfords, $8.00 val
ues, per pair
49 lb. sack Ceresota
5qts. 5 lbs. bulk Macaroni
Brady's Special Cof-
Popcorn, 3 OCn
lbs. for .....oc
Tomato or Vegetable
Soup, Brite Mawnin
brand, 3 9r
cans for J.
Meje Carolene com
pound Milk, d1
8 cans A
Fresh Eggs, Qr
2 dozen for . 57
Elbow Stove Pipe,
25c kind, ttn
Granite Pans, Basins,
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