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THE 'AltGTJS, MONDAY, NOVEIBEIt 18, 1901.
TRICK may involve deceit or it may
be a display of peculiar skill. There
is deceit in some soaps, but there is
none in Ivory Soap; it is a display of pecu
liar skill. It will stand any test and can be
relied upon to do all that is claimed for it.
IVORY SOAP IS 99Xi PER CENT. PURE.
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The American ll.y for November
(Sprapue Publishing, company. De
troit, .Mich.) is an attractive number.
The stories are: "The I Sear Kidnap
per of ( row Peak." "A Double Kes
eue." "Ned's Stratagem," and "The
Switch at Mail Itun."
Auwng the leading articles are:
Working- My Way Around the World,
by Harry Steele Morrison, the Hoy
Traveler; Fun and Profit in Trajv
pinr; True Americans, and The Old
Under the various department
headings are: The American P.oyV
Club House; How to Make a (Jood
Kite; Shadowgraphy; The Came of
Commercial Traveler; Hoys Ex
change; Reviews of Hoys" Hooks; The
Roosevelt Hoys; Fruit Cardening for
Hoys; The Training of a Pug. and
How to Make a Canoe for a dollar.
The following1 departments each oc
cupy a page: Hoys as Money Makers
and Money Savers; Itoys in (James
and Sport; Hoys in the Home; Hoys
in the Office; The Order of the Ameri
can Hoy; The Hoy Stamp and Coin
Collector; Hoys and Animals; The
Amateur Journalist and Printer; The
IJoy Photographer; The Agassiz Asso
ciation of Young Naturalists, and the
A valuable department entitled
For Hoys to Think About." occupies
two pages, and is filled with items of
information science, statistics, etc.,
of keen interest to everybody. "What
Hoys Are Doing," occupies two pages
made up of true stories about suc
cessful boys in various lines of en
deavor. Kighty illustrations. $1.00 a
year. Spragtie Publishing Co.. De
Lewis Ockerman, Goshen, Ind.: "De
Witt's Little Karly Kisers never bend
me double like other pills, but do
.jfir work thoroughly and make me
feel like a boy." Certain, thorough,
gentle. B. 11. Bieber and Ilartz &
THE MISSIONARY BOAT PASSES.
MrarMddo. With Hand of Irffhrr, Lrarra
for Southern 1'olut.
The big missionary boat Meghiddo,
built at Clinton last summer for the
purpose f carrying forward relig'
ious work on the Mississippi river
an I its tributaries, passed down
stream early yesterday morning1
without stopping either here or at
Davenport. Her main cargo con
sisted of a banJ of ministers of the
gosM-l who will live on the boat and
conduct revivals in the towns on the
lower river during the winter. The
Meghiddo will come north during' the
Kirw IT la Mnn.
A story about the late James G. Bat
tersou. president of the Travelers' In
surance company of Hartford. Ex-Governor
Waller of Connecticut wanted to
obtain a charter for a new corporation
which lie represented, and the opposi
tion called Mr. Battersou as their star
witness. lie was nsked ly his own
side only two questions.
"You have lived in Hartford a great
many years. Mr. Batterson?
"Are yon In favor of granting this
Here his lawyers rested, leaving the
rest to chance, knowing that Mr. Bat
terson could keep his end up In any ver
bal battle with ex-Governor Waller.
The latter began by asking:
"Mr. Batterson, you have lived here
"Well, sir," added Governor Waller,
"it is my wish that you may live la
Hartford mauy more years. That Is all.
Thus was Mr. Batterson's opportuni
ty to talk shelved. Governor Waller
knew his man. New York Times.
Mothers write us that they have
solved the problem of keeping1 their
children well. Give them Kockjr Moun
tain Tea each week. A blessing1 to
mother1 and child. T. II. Thomas,
IARG EST 5T0VE PLANT IN THE wDRlll I .eC
.est s: EXPtn
The leading stoves and ranges m the world. Unequalled
for perfect construction, economy of fuel, handsome ap
pearance. Over 3,050,000 in use. Famous for 35 years.
For sale by leading dealers everywhere. Look for the
trade-mark, and icist aeing the genuine JEWELS.
Alien, Myers Company.
THE GREAT SENSATION
Capt. Louis Sorcho's Deep-Sea Divers
in their realistic production
"A TRIP TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA"
Shank's Moving Pictures and Stage performance every night under direction
of CHARLES G. IMIIOFF. Bring the children.
Rock Island Indusurial Fair, Commencing Nov. 18
The position of the late Charles K
Beiderbecke on tne library board "has
been filled by the appointment of Ed
John Och't Sons have sold for Mrs
A. Moritz, of Denver, Col., her home
at 315 East Twelfth street to Anna K
Carroll for a consideration of $3, GOO.
Mrs. Carroll has in turn sold her res
idenee at 1153 Brady street 'to George
Mengel for a consideration of $3,200.
Minnie Stuehmer has legun an ac
tion for divorce in the district court
to be freed from the matrimonial
bonds with her husband, Arthur
Stuehmer, alleging cruel and inhu
man treat ment,consisting in striking1
her in the face and calling her vile
and obscene names in the presence
of her children. The plaintiff also
asks for the custody of their four
minor children and such other relief
as the court may see fit to grant.
Sweet and Minchan Saturday filed
an answer to the suit whereby
Myrtle L. Daugherty claims of them
the sum of $3,500 as damages, for in
juries sustained by falling through a
trapdoor in their store and in which
they deny that they are in any way
or manner responsible for said in
juries and assert that the same oc
curred through the negligence of the
Saturday Oscar Lischer received a
telegram from thess Champion Har
ry X. Pillsbury accepting the propo
sition of the Davenport Chess club
and as n result he will be in Daven
port Tuesday and Wednesday of this
week. This will bo his last visit here
before he sails for Europe, and pos
sibly the last time he will ever play
in this city. He has announced his
intention to retire at the conclusion
of his European tour.
The bank clearings for last week
were $1,456,304, an increase of 51.1
erecnt for the corresponding week
last year. This percentage of in-
cdease is the largest shown by any
citv in the 1'nited States.
The Mueller Brothers have made
another property purchase at Cook's
Point. Four acres of ground has
been bought from William and Hen
ry Mengel for a consideration f $7,-
POO. The ground adjoins the pro
erty which the Mueller Brothers re
cently purchased at Cook's Point and
will be used in connection with the
saw mill which is to be erected at
The Union Electric Telephone and
Telegraph company, represented by
Messrs. Bills and Wortham, has se
cured a suite of offices in the McCul-
Committees from State encamp
ment No. 3, I. O. O. F., and Scott Ze-
doka Rebecca lodge No. 2 held a
meeting to make final arrangements
for the big Odd Fellow celebration
which is to be held in this city Fri
day evening. On this occasion the
degree team from Morrison, HI.,
which is considered the best encamp
ment degree team in the Odd Fellow
order, will be here to exemplify the
work of the local encampment. Oth
er degree teams will be here from
Lyons, Clinton, Morrison, Muscatine,
West Liberty, Maquoketa. Book Is
land and Moline. About 200 persons
in all are expected to be in attend
ance, line or the leatures or trie
event will be a banquet served by the
ladies of the Seott-Zedoka llebecca
Fred Wohlert. of 501) West Fif
teenth street, has returned home
from the Philippines, where he has
been for the past 18 months as a
member of the 40th regiment, U. S.
nfantry. He is a brother of Henry
Wohlert, who also recently returned
from the Philippines. Mr. Wohlert
returned on the transort Sheridan
Saturday. He stated that the ma
jority of those who returned with
him would be willing to return to the
Philippines if they received fair
treatment from I'ncle Sam. As mat
ters stand now enlisted soldiers have
no show with the West Point stu
dents, as nearly all the offices in
the iirmv are given to the West Point
ers, who in Mr. Wohlert opinion are
not to be compared with the soldiers
who have seen actual service.
Attorney William Hoersch sent the
papers of Mrs. E. Malitz. bankrupt.
o Keokuk, Suturday. They will be
returned here in a few days to J. M.
Helmick. referee in bankruptcy, who
will call ii meeting of the creditors.
Mrs. Malitz has conducted a grocery
store on West Third street since last
May. Recently some one secured a
chattel mortgage upon her property,
the same being published in the com
mercial reports. When her creditors
heard of this chattel mortgage they
pressed their claims from all sides I
with the result that Mrs. Malitz was
compelled to seek relief in the bank
ruptcy court. The liabilities will
amount to $800, while the assets may
reach the sum of $000 or $700. Many
of the claims were for small
amounts, there being about 30 cred
itors in all.
Bertha Miller, a domestic in the
employ of Mrs. Frank Krotz, was on
trial Saturday before Justice of the
Peace Altman, charged with the
theft of a large qiantity of wearing
apparel and valuables from the ward
robe of her mistress. Among the ar
ticles enumerated in the complaint
were the following: Seven and one-
half yards ribbon, 1 pair kid gloves,
1 shirt, 5 yards flannel, 1 pair shoes,
20 handkerchiefs, 2 pair hose, 1 un
dershirt, 1 piece calico, 1 ring and $3
in money. These articles were re
covered at the borne of the girl's
mother and when the officers called
at the home to search for the goods,
Mrs. Miller stoutly denied having any
knowledge of their whereabouts. A
child in the house, however, proved
to be more talkative than Mrs. Miller
and informed the officers where the
stuff was hidden in a closet. The
gcMKls were brought into court and
the prisoner admitted the theft of all
of them with the exception of the
ring and the money, whereupon
'Squire Altman sentenced her to 20
days in jail.
As the result of an overturned
buggy Mrs. L. l'ostin, of 1711 Farnam
street, is suffering from a dislocated
elbow, her husband and her brother
from bruises and scratches. All
three were riding in a buggy near
Mississippi and Fulton avenues. Be
cause of an excuse for moonlight,
the electric lights were not lighted
and they did not see the curbing.
The horse did not run, but the occu
pants were thrown very violently to
the pavement. The men were able to
take care of themselves but the lady
seemed to be seriously injured. She
was taken into the house near by and
Dr. A. B. Hender summoned, lie ex
amined her injuries and discovered a
dislocated elbow. She was taken to
her home in the physician's buggy.
Saturday it was discovered that u
waiter in the Busy Bee restaurant,
next door to the New Orpheon thea
tre, had been busy during the night
and had tapped the till for $9 and
then lit out. He got out of town be
fore the matter had been reported to
MISS MTOWEN TALKS TO
MOTHERS AND TEACHERS
A sufficiently large number of
teachers of the three cities and mem
bers of the Mothers' club of Rock Is
land to ctnnfortably fill the large
central corridor at the Irving school
were present Saturday afternoon to
hear the methods of teaching dear
children explained by Miss Mary Mc
Cowen, of Chicago, the originator of
the system in use In this city. Her
talk was preceded by an illustrated
address on the causes of deafness by
Dr. Emilv Wright, of this city, and
a practical demonstration of what
the pupils can be taught to do in the
way of learning to speak and under
stand language through the motion
of the lips was given by Miss Meta
Wit tlir and her class of six deaf child
ren who recently began the course of
instruction. Miss McCowen's talk
was upon the detuils of the system
she has devised and the growth of its
use in the public schools.
THE OLD WAY
Of Treating Stomach Trouble and Indiges
tion a Itarbarouit and l uelewi One.
We sav the old way, but really it
is the common and usual one at
the present time and many dyspep
tics, "and physicians as well, consid
er the first step In attempting to
cure indigestion is to diet, either by
selecting certain food and rejecting
others or to greatly diminish the
quantity of food usually taken.
In other words the starvation plan.
is bv ninny, supposed to be the first
essential in the cure of weak diges
The almost certain failure of the
starvation cure for stomach trouble
has" been proven time and again, but
still the usual advice, when dyspep
sia makes its apiearance, is a course
All this is radically wrong. It is
foolish and unscientific to recom
mend dieting or starvation to a per
son suffering from dyspepsia because
ndigestion itself starves every organ
and every nerve and fibre in the
What is needed is abundant nutri
tion, not less, and this means plenty
of good, wholesome, well-cooked
food and some natural digestive to
assist the weak stomach to digest it.
This is exactly the purpose for
which Stuart's dyspepsia tablets are
adapted, anil this is the way they
cure the worst cases of stomach
The patient eats plenty of whole
some food, and Stuart's dyspepsia
tablets digests it for him.
And this is in accordance with na
ture and common sense because in
this way the whole system is nour
ished and the overworked stomach
rested, lecause the tablets will di
gest the food, whether the stomach
works or not. One of Stuart's dys
pepsia tablets will digest 1S00 grains
of meat, eggs and similar food.
Any druggist will tell you that Stu
art's dyspepsia tablets is n remedy
of extraordinary value, and probably
is the purest and safest remedy for
No person suffering from poor di
gestion and lack of apietite can fail
to be immediately and permanently
benefited if they would make it a
practice to take one or two of Stu
art's -dyspepsia tablets after each
That Throbbing Headache
Would quickly leave you, if you
used Dr. King's New Life Pills.
Thousands of sufferers have proved
their matchless merit for sick and
nervous headaches. They make pure
blood and build up your health. Only
25 cents. Money back if not cured.
Sold by Harta &' Ullemeyer, drug
gists. Subscribe for The Argus.
Beder Wood has laid up his sand
boats for the season. Mr. Wood has
completed during the year the finest
harbor Moline has ever had, with a
long concrete wall extending into
deep water for a distance of 150 feet
along the shore at the foot of Eigh
teenth street just west of the Peter
son boat livery. Behind the fall a
fill has been made to which a brick
pavement forms a levee and for a
distance of 40 feet or more. The
sand boats have been able to unload
their cargoes on the levee, from
where it is an easy matter for the
wagons to be loaded in handling the
Field Secretary W. I. England's
canvass for funds for the new Y. M.
C. A. in Moline has progressed with
such success that he has reduced the
amount necessary to be secured to
$500 and none of the factory men
have yet been solicited for contribu
tions. The membership will quickly
run to 250. Another meeting was
held yesterday afternoon.
Miss Mabel Lindahl, who has been
seriously ill with typhoid fever at the
city hospital for nearly four weeks,
is getting along nicely.
The Retail Merchants association
will have an oyster supper at its meet
ing tomorrow evening.
The choir of the First Baptist
church will give a chicken-pie supper
and program at the church Monday
evening, Dec. 2.
A gasoline water heater started a
blaze in the barber shop of John
Walker, at 301 Third avenue. Mr.
Walker had left his place to get his
noonday lunch and when he returned
he found the woodwork about the
basin afire. The fixtures were re
moved from the shop, and the de
partment was able to put out the
blaze by the use of the chemical en
The barn on the farm of Dave Wes-
sel. who lives near Rock river, caught
fire in some unknown way Friday
and was completely destroyed. The
contents, including two or three head
of stock, were also burned. In his
unsuccessful attempts to save the
animals, Mr. Wessel was hurt, but
not very seriously.
SOME LAW DECISIONS.
QaeMlona of Everyday Interest Set
tied by the Conrli.
A commission for procuring one will
lug to lend a certain sum ou mortgage
is hold in Castou . versus Qnhnby
(Mass.), o2 I j. R. A. 7ST. not to be earn
ed by the production of n jwrson will
ing to loan that a mount, but who insists
that the contract shall provide for pay
ment of principal aud Interest iu gold,
because of which the offer Is not ac
Money collected by a bank for anoth
er on notes and drafts and retained is
held In State versus Edwards (Neb.),
02 L. R. A. 8TS, not to become a part of
the assets of the bank, but to be held
In trust for the owner, and If the bank
thereafter becomes Insolvent aud a re
ceiver is appointed the one for whom
the collection is made is held to be a
A bank which pays a check on a
fraudulent indorsement by one who
procured It from the maker by repre
senting himself as auother person is
held in Tolman versus American Na
tional bauk (It. I.), 52 L. R. A. 877, to
be liable for the amount, at least, under
a statute declaring au Indorsement to
be wholly Inoperative which Is made
without the authority of the person
whose signature it purports to be.
For Fa1 of 1901
Our new line of ladies' and gents' fine shoes from $2.50 to $5 a
pair are now in, and customers will find the line more inter
esting than ever.
All the newest lasts, all the newest patterns and all the
latest ideas. Every shoe in the line is the picture of what a
correct fitting, proper looking shoe for ladies and gents
should be. Our school shoes are the best wearing shoes that
leather and workmanship can mak;.
George F. Schmale, Prop,
CUT PRICES ON
Gent's Shoe, worth $1.50 $1.00
Miss' Shoe, worth $1.35 $1.00
Child's Shoe, worth $1.00 75c
Infant's Shoe, worth 60c 40c
NO DRY GOODS TO HELP OUT.
1702 Second Avenue.
AN INSUFFICIENT CAUSE.
Chlcagro Jodge Saya Wife Spanking
la o Ground For Divorce.
Judge Chetlaln of Chicago has decid
ed that wife spanking Is not ground foi
dlvorce. Mrs. Anna V. Harris, wife of John G.
llarris, a board of trade man, was the
plaintiff. She is a tall, handsome bru
nette. "When I approached my husband one
evening to caress him," said Mrs. Har
ris, "he pushed me through the door
and spanked me."
Mrs. Harris said 6he was in her night
dress at the time and that her three
small children were present. On fur
ther examination Mrs. Harris said, "He
caught me aud pulled me down over
his knees and spanked inc."
"A little spanking like that Is not a
case of extreme or rejeated cruelty,"
said the judge. "Case dismissed."
From Coopersville, Mich., comes
word of a wonderful discovery of a
pleasant tasting liquid that when
used before retiring by any one
troubled with a bad cough always
ensures a good night's rest. "It will
soon cure the cough too," writes Mrs.
S. Himelburger, "for three genera
tions of our family have used Dr.
King's New Discovery for Consump
tion and never found its equal for
coughs and colds." It's an unrivaled
life-saver when used for desperate
lung diseases. Guaranteed bottles
50c and $1.00 at Uartz & Ullemeyer's.
Trial bottles free.
Mothers everywhere praise One
Minute Cough Cure for the sufferings
it has relieved and the lives of their
little ones it has saved. Strikes at
the root of the trouble and draws out
the1'1 inflammation. The children's
favorite cough cure. B. IL Bieber
and llartz & Ullemeyer.
An Attractive Meal
You can't make an attrac
tive meal without attractive
surroundings. It's a mis
take to put an elaborate din
nei on an old worn out
table.- Better have one that
will stand secure. These 8
or 10-foot Extension Tables
never fail to be a pleasure
1702 and 1704 Third Avenue.
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Richter's Fur Garments
Alaska (pup) Seal, Hudson Bay Otter, Hudson Bay Beaver, Xovia
Scotia Mink, l'ersian Lamb, Gray Krimmer, Astrachan, Xear Seal.
Factory Prices. Complete Stock. o Deception. , - .'v-;
T. Richter 6c Sons, Mfg. Furriers
219-221 W. SECOND STREET, DAVENPORT.
Liquors for Family Use.
Having purchased the store room adjoin
ing our Wholesale Liquor House, Ave are
about to open to the public our
Retail Liquor Department.
We will handle the purest and best im
ported and domestic Wines and Liquors,
which we will retail for family use.
Our Goods are Guaranteed Pure.
Corner of Seventeenth Street and Third Avenue.
We are making Platinotyjes and Carbons at reduced prices. We
have some original ideas aud will give them to you gratis. It will
pay you to investigate before arranging for your Holiday Photographs.
Call up 4018 and make arrangements for a sitting (in tne forenoon).
E. E. iYlangold
THE LEADING PHOTOGRAPHER
411-413 TWENTY-THIRD STREET.
You pmy to ent
Cot Cigars sot so good l
f.r LOVIS, MA Fit
Rock Island Roofing Company,
CHAS. HANSGEN, President.
Old roofs repaired, roof painting,
old style gravel roofing put on
by our mechanics.
.Phone 1373. 221 Twentieth street
in the rear.
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It's Quality that Counts.
In Gofcl It" Quality that mikes heat, t
Quality that retaina It, tt quality (Bat
makes possible consumption of 00 per
eent of ike combustible part of It, leav
ing; a light, elean Mb; lastly. It's quality
that It snxna your fuel bills you're not
paying for dirt, refuse or uc burnable.
The eoal we sandls both bard and soft
leserres aU the good things we and
our patrons say for It too will taUc
aa loudly as a oarload.
E. G. FRAZER