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ntE ARGUS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1902.
. The death of Rol)ert Samuel Davis,
the veteran grocer, long in business
at loeust ami Iowa streets, removes
a well-known Davenporter. For the
jat five weeks Mr. Davis has been
confined to the house by the stomach
1 rouble from which lie has been a suf
fer for a much longer term, and the
attack ended in his death. Mt. Davis
was born 7$ years ago, in Roscrae
county, Ireland. He came to the Uni
ted States in the 40's, and first- made
his home in "Philadelphia. Twenty
five years ago lie came to this city,
an;l lie has lived here ever since, con
ducting a grocery, among the oldest
of the retail establishments of the
city in that line. Mr. Davis is sur
vived by his wife, one daughter. Miss
Anna L. Davis, at home, and two sons.
Fred G. and William II. Davis.
.lacob W. Mount),
civil war. died at h
a soldier of the
home near Long
afternoon in his Goth
U'ar of age. The deceased served his
country in lStil-5 in Company F of
Illinois volunteers. He was
of this country and is stir
tive children: Hattie, Sadie.
Willie and Melv
Mrs. Mound is
ille Mound, at
' Francis Nugent. Thomas Francis
Smith and .lohu Francis O'Neill, three
students at St. Ambrose college, who
are now studying philosophy and the
ology at St. Mary's Sulpician semi
nary in I'.alt imore. received the order
of tonsure Saturday at the hands of
Rishop Alfred Curtis, vicar general
of the archdiocese of Raltimore. The
three young men are studying for the
priesthood, and will be attached to
.the Davenport diocese.
Miss Catherine McCormack. who, has
been attending school at Dubuque, ar
rived Saturday for the Christmas
Uohcrt Earhart. instructor in Rose
Polytechnic institute of Terre Haute,
is home for a holiday visit with his
parents. Mr. and Mrs. R. X. Karhart
of Arlington nienue.
!-rom Purdue university have re
turned .John Ploehn. son of Liveryman
.lohn C. Ploehn. and William M
Manns, son of P. W. McManus. left
tackle of the Purdue football team.
P.ert McCulloiigh is home for the
holidays with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W..1. McCulloiigh. He is a student
at Notre Dame. His sister has also re
turned with him.
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From Cornell college at Mt. Vernon.
la.. Archie Maxwell. Kdgar Trediek.
and Verner Hayward, captain of the
V.M.I football team. all Davenport
boys, have come home to enjoy the
Hugo Koehler. from Kxeter college.
Kallman Spelletich. of Princeton,
Frank Hetty of Ann Arbor, and Ar-
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thur Morrison, of Shattuck academy,
are among the Davenport students
who are home for the holidays.
Otto SeiiTert, Louis Grilk, Charles
Wilson and Kd Petersen are among
the Harvard students who have come
homo to spend Christmas. Kd Littig
is also here from Harvard, having
come back for the Littig-Cassell wed
ding as well as his Christmas vaca
tion. Dick Rowland, the well-known sa
loon keeper ami sporting character,
has employed Maines & Yollmer to
secure for him a divorce from his
wife, Ethel Rowland, formerly Kthel
Maguire. The original notice was
served in the ease Sat urdaand the
suit was placed on tile yesterday.
The allegations are statutory. A
prominent Clinton resident is named
Equality lodge, Xo. 25, formerly of
the Independent Workmen of Aineri
ca. now of the Hankers" Union, held
itsj annual election of officers at the
Wigwam. The result was as follows:
President. Mrs. Kate Gay; vice presi
dent, Mrs. Larkins; past noble, Mrs.
Kutns; .secretary, .Mrs. i.ranot; treas
urer, Mrs. Frickel, sentinel, Mrs. Mop
avek; inner guard. Mrs. Y idner; trus
tees. Mesdames Freund. Havliss and
Carpenters and Joiners' union, Xo,
.).-, met 1 11 u rsoa y evening at I 111011
hall on West Second street, and elect
ed the following officers to serve for
the ensuing year: President, Allen
Hunt; vice president. Henry Hroksick;
treasurer. uiiiiain t. noettctier; con
ductor, Charles Gerdts; warden, Det
lef Petersen; trustees. Herman Heh-
nke, IS months; .lochim Wellendorf. 12
mouths; and Hugo Struck. .0 months
elegates to Carpenters and Joiners'
district council. IS months. D. R.
White: 12 months. Herman Hehnke
and Charles Adrians. f months.
The Knights and Ladies of the Gol
den Precept held their annual election
at Woodman hall Friday night, and
selected the folowing officers to di
rect the order for the ensuing year
I resident. Joseph r ishcr; vice presi
dent. Anna M. Kirk; captain of guard
George Hall; chaplain. Mrs. J. M. Lav-
ton: recording secretary. Miss Mary
Decker; monitor. Mrs. Jessie Thom
as; treasurer, .lames Shaw; physician
ir. 1. 1. i.imllev; sentinel. 1 naries
Cline; lady aide. Mrs. Uoln-rt Hall;
right guard, Mrs. (VDonnell; left
guard, Mrs. Hillier; fallen knight,
Daniel Dailey; good Samaritan. Mrs
Maggie. Frederick; voting knight.
Martin Mitchell; voting lady, Mrs. M.
Mitchell; pianist. Mrs. Agnes Scott;
trustee for IS months. Rolert Hall;
trustee for 12 months, F. M. Tillotsen:
trustee for (i months, Charles Cline.
.V branch of the Xational Street
Car Men's' union has been formed
here. The officers: President. C.
Rathhun; vice, president. If. A. Stock
well: secretary. J. If. Coleman; treas
urer. Robert- Parker; financial secre
tary, A. Burleigh: conductor, Kd Es
sler: warden, S. Rosenbaum; guard.
D. W. Paulin.
At her home, 017 Warren street, at
11 o'clock Sunday evening, occurred
the death of Mrs. Margaret ha Steffen.
at the age of S years. She had been
in bail health for some time. She pos
sessed a great number of friends in
this city. She was a native of Ger
many, and married there, coming to
this country in IMG. and to this city
i year later. Her husband ified in
this city in 1SS2. Mrs. StetTen Is sur
vived by two daughters, Mrs, Fred
Heinz and Miss Kmma Steffen, and
one son, Herman Steffen.
Henry Ploog, driver fop Orey Jans-
sen, slipped on an icy sidewalk while
carrying a half barrel of beer, last
evening, ami fell. I he half barrel.
weighing about 200 pounds, struck
him as he fell and the bone of the
left, leg was fractured just alove the
ankle. Ir. Japie was summoned and
reduced the fracture, after which Mr.
Ploog was removed to his home, 913
West Third street, in the ambulance.
The accident, occurred on the side
walk in front of Orey Janssen's place
at ll West Second street.
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and heals the dis-
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and drives away a Cold in the
Head quickly. It is absorbed. IIeal3
and Protects the Membrane. Re
stores the Senses of Taste and Smell.
Full size 50c, at druggists or by mail.
Trial size 10c, by-mail.
56 Warren street, New York.
Yesterday, by its attorney, Isaac
Petersrlwrger, the grocery firm of Van
Patten Si Marks filed in the district
court a petition for an" attachment
against the gods and chattels of Ed
win i.. wans, ana cioseo up the es
tablishment of the Evans Candy com
pany, upstairs in the Johnson build
I ing on East Front s-treet. The allega
tion of the petition is that Mr. Evans
.is. indebted to the petitioner for
$111.78, that he has disposed of his
property, in whole or in part, to de
fraud his creditors, and that his debt
to the wholesale grocery house is for
property obtained under false pre
Hon. Julius Lischer. was reported
last night as bengj5till it the coma
tose state in which he was Sunday
morning, and no hope is held out that
he will regain full consciousness. Dr.
Hageboeek saif yesterday that death
I might occur at any moment and that
the patient might continue breathing
until late in the week.
Bettor Than a Planter.
A piece of flannel dampened with
Chamberlain's 'Pain Balm and bound
on the affected parts is better than a
plaster for a lame back and for pains
in the side or chest. . Pain Halm has
no superior as a liniment for the re
lief of deep seated, muscular and
rheumatic pains. For sale by all druggists.
Miss Clara Hamlin
from Dubuque, la.
Miss Es'tella McCarthy lies returned
. Miss Agnes M. Jones, of Chicago, R.
W. Jones, of Milwaukee and Mr. and
Mrs. T. Hattie Jones and children,
Aubrey and Frederick, of Kewanee,
are spending the holidays with Mr.
and Mrs F. G. Jones, at 1028 Twenty
Iron Molders union, elected officers
Saturday evening and talked over ar
rangements for a smoker soon: Pres
ident; Hen ton Davis; vice iresideiit.
Gust Anderson; financial secretary,
John T. Carey; recording secretary,
(ieorge Saum; treasurer. Andrew Gil
son; conductor, M. Heldele; door-keeH-r.
Charles Suhl; directors.
Charles .Grant., .!ike McGovern. J. T.
.White, Joe Krone, Joe Mergendaler;
delegates to Industrial .Home.J. 1.
Many churches of the city will have
services on Christmas day and some
evening through the week. All of the
children of the various Sunday
schools will be given their annual
treat anil have a Christmas tree and
entertainment. The Swedish Lutheran
Mission Tabernacle. Swedish Metho
dist, St. Ansgarius Baptist and Free
Swedish church will all hold services
known as "Jule Otto" in the early
morning, when the church is deco
rated with evergreen trees and illumi
nate. 1 with candles. The service-
start at ."1 o'clock with the exception
of the Baptist, which starts at 5::t0
o'clock. The Christ Protestant Episco
pal will hold several special services
all through the week. Services will be
held Wednesday evening at 7:::o. On
Christmas morning at 7:Ii0 special
services' will be held, when Christmas
carols and anthems will be rendered
by the choir then and at 10 o'clock
also. St. Stephen's day. Friday, holy
communion will le celebrated at 9
o'clock and evening prayer at 7::!() p
m. Holy communion will also be held
at ! o'clock St. John's day. Saturday
morning. At St. Mary's Catholic
church there will be four masses for
Inristmas day. Solemn high mass b
to be celebrated at a. m. and 10 a
in., while there will be low masses at
s and ". a. m. l-rnlav evening the en
tertainment will be held 'for the chil
dren at the hall. The Sunday school
of the Firsl Baptist church will hav'
its entertainment Wednesday evening
It will be a cantata, "The Revolt of
Santa Clans." The story is that San
ta Clans has ouit making his rounds
because the children do not lndieve
in him, but all the children of vari
ous nations surround him and ask
him to continue his rounds. The
school of the First Methodist church
will have its- entertainment this even
ing at 7:.'!0. when a Christmas tree
will be put up in the church and a
surprise program rendered, the class
es alone being the only ones to know
what they are going to present. The
exercises of the Congregational
sehool wil be held Friday evening in
the church. The Christmas entertain
ment of the Swedish Methodists will
be on thristmas nijrnt, the same as
the Mission taWrnacle. The Swe.'lish
Lutherans will have their entertain
ment Friday evening. A lengthy pro
gram has Iwen prcpntred.
X. J. ISIackman goes to Chicago to
morrow to spend the winter. Mrs.
HIackman is- in Syracuse. X. Y.. where
the lxiys are. Mr. and Mrs. Blackmail
will return in the spring.
Riley Morgan, of Chicago, is the
guest 01 his grandparents, -Mr. anti
Mrs. W. J. Entrikin.
John Lage, of Denver, Col., a broth
er or 11. M . liJige, is in the city to
spend the holidays and incidentally
to bring back with him a bride to his
Denver home. His bride-to-le is Miss
Sintlt, of Xorthwest Davenjort, and
the wedding is to take place Christ
mas day at the bride's home in Dav
Rawley Anthony and Frank Minges,
Rook Island young men and one of
them a cripple, ersisted Sunday in
violating the edict, of the Tri-City
Railway company against spitting in
the cars. Conductor Frank McClosky
warned ' therri that they -would le
ejected if thev continued, and their
reply was to rain a series of brown
leper spots- on the not altogether
chaste surface, of the car floor. Me
Clrsky proeeefed to carry out his
warning and the Rock Islanders show
ed fight. Officer Ben De.Trteger, in cit
izens clothes, took a hand, nnd his
hat was upset in 1he fracas. He was
overpowering the stalwart belligerents-
when the cripple lifted hi
crutch to lay a little Hock Island em
phasis? on the olficer's head, but Me
Closky held the blow and son con
duct or. officer and Rock Island ol-
stinacy were rolling out on the street
with obstinacy surrendering to mu
nicipal persuasion McClosky rolled
the infuriated cripple in the mud f
the street with a clod of rather un
certain consistency for a pillow, and
he demanded tltat he be allowed fo
rise. "Xo, sir," replied McClosky,
this spot just fits you till the patrol
Dec. 22. Rufus Walker to Charlotte
A. Simmons, w SO feet of e lf.O feet
lot E, Child's." Second add., Moline,
j Alice C. Walker to Olof Olson, lot
jilock 1?., Orlando Childs' add., Moline,
, United States to John McXutt, e't-,
Kw'i. :!. 17, 4v.
United States to Charles
cart, , swi :iG. 17, 4v.
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Could hardly express the thanks of
Homer Hall, of West Point, Iowa.
Listen why: A severe cold had settled
on his lungs, causing a most obstin
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had consumption, bnt could not help
him. When all thought he was doom
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Discovery for Consumption, and
writes: "It completely cured me and
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For the Christmas Season When Books Make the Most Appropriate Gifts.
Below we give a partial list of the books carried in. stock. In regard to prices
on new copyright fiction, we print publisher's prices,, but invariably cut this
price, except on net books. Our stock is now ready for inspection, and is as
usual, the most attractive and complete in this section of the country:
Handsome Editions of
StoLndacrd and Rare Books.
Players' edition. Illustrated with
scenes and characters from the
Ity Augusta J. Evans; 10 illustra
15y Paul I,ciccster J'ord. Mary
Maiiucring edition; illustra
Illustrated by . Japanese artists
in their best stle. A noelty. $."
11 EliOTXKS OK FICTION.
-I!y William Dean Ilowells; '2 vol
umes. .'J.T.'i net.
Till: LIKI OK PASTE UK.
Hy Yallery Kadot. $T..V) net.
DAMES AXD DAUtiHTEKS.
Two volumes. $4.
As mccii and described by famous
writers. l!y Esther Singleton. $:.
PAKLS IX ITS SPLEXDOK.
P.y Reynolds. Hall; 2 volumes?. $3.
LIVIXO HACKS OK MANKIND.
P.y H. X. Hutchinson. l.arge
quarto in size. ."S4 pages, 64S illus
trations. $."1 net.
IX AXD Al'OUXD THE (JUAXD
CAXYO.. The ('rand Canyon of
the Colorado river in Arizona,
with numerou.s illustrations, by
( ieorge Wlia rt on . I ones. Pasadena
edition: crushed levant, .?1.". A
plain edition of the same, $:!.
IU'tiS Oriental ami Occidental,
antique and modern. A large
quarto richly illustrated, hand
somely bound; price, $6 net.
Other books and authors repre
sented in our sroek:
HEXIIY VAN DYKE.
JAMES WH1TCO.MP. HI LEY.
.MA UK TWAIN.
CONDENSED AMERICAN ENCY
CLOPEDIA 4 volumes. V"u pages
each: cloth. .?; sheep. .7; half
morocco, $7.."i0. Published by D.
Appleton i- Co.. New York, at
S-'O and $,'.-. A SXAP.
BargaJrt No. 1.
FOUK SPLENDID NEW liOoKS
At 75 cents each; published
Double. lav. Paire X Co.
THE 11 EA l:T'S HIGHWAY.
Hy Mary E. Wil kins.
MASTERS OF M EN.
liy Morgan Kobinsou.
THE P.LACK DOUGLAS.
P.y S. II. Crockett.
THE ROAD TO FONTENACK.
Ily Samuel Merwin.
BargaJn No. 2.
. At .'iS cents, formerly sold at
$1..0. all in attraetixe bindings.
I, THOU AND Til E OTHER ONE.
A love story, by Amelia P.arr.
PEOPLE OF OUR X K i II P.OR I IOOD.
Hy Mary E. Wilkins.
SKY EX OAKS.
Hv .T. G. Holland.
Hy Frank Xorris.
Hy Howard Pvle.
Ba.rga.ir No. 3.
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wiiite ami gold; gin lops; in
such titles as
LOXLEY HALL AXD MAUD.
LONG FELLOW'S POEMS.
DAILY FOOD FOR CHRISTIANS.
THE ROLLOW P.OOKS.
Bargain No. 4.
THE FAMOUS WEDGWOOD SER
At 11 cents for this sale. For
merly sold at :;. and ."u cents.
Bargain No. 5.
THE HOMEWARD SERIES
At 15 cents,
ROSE OKA HUNDRED LEAVES. P.EULAH Th.
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A KNIGHT OK THE 1HTH ( EN
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1 YAXHOE Lena Rives.
1SII.MAEL A Study in Scarlet,
uul LUCY Wonderful Globe,
l.o ii) ccpies in stock.
The Two Vanrevels
y Rooth Tarkington Svo.,
pages. $1.50. A charming romance
and adventurous story of Indiana
life in the 40"s. The Two Vanrev
els is not only a better book than
"The Gentleman from Indiana,"
but surpasses Monsieur P.eaueaire,
so says the Pittsburg Dispatch.
Hy Eva Emery Dye Svo., 405
pages. $1.50. The' true story of
Lewis anil Clark, who were sent, by
President Jefferson in 04 to ex
plore the great west to the Pacific
ocean, returning overland in 180.
This important novel begins with
the active life f George Rogers
Clark, the explorer's elder brother,
during the war .with the Indians
provoked by Hord Dunmore in 1774,
and ends with William Clark's
death in is:;s. It is a story of he
roic deeds and characters, written
in a vivid style.
On the Cross
Hy Wilhelmine von llellern $1.50.
A romance of the Passion play at
The Intrusions of Peggy
Hy Anthony Hope $1.50. Au
thor of "The Prisoner of Zen da."
The Long Straight FLoad
Hy George Horton $1.50.
P.y Robert Chambers $1.50.
thor of "Cardigan. I'he Conspir
ators." Mr. Chambers' reputation
as a novelist is the Itest possible
recommendation of any new work
of fiction from his pen.
Glenga.rry School Days
Hy Ralph Connor- $1.25. Author
of "P.Iack Rock." "Sky Pilot."
"Glengarry." ioo,noo copies of these
books have been sold.
The Hounds of
Hy A. Conan Doyle $1.2.). An
other adventure of Sherlock
Holmes. A novel.
A Speckled Bird
This is the last book of the gift
ed author of St. Elmo, Auguski
Evans Wilson. The host of read
ers created by the author's genius
are bound to welcome and enjoy
"A Speckled Rird." We carry nil
of Augusta Evans hooks in stock.
The Right Princess
A Christian Science novel, by
Clara Louise Hnrnham; without
question the best story Mrs. Hurn
ham has ever written. $1.50.
A-life history of one of the ear
liest explorers of the northwest.
T'y Mary .. Holmes. All of Mrs.
Holmes' books in uniform binding
are in stock. Xearly 4.000.010 cop
ies of Mrs. Holmes" books have
lieeii sold, ami "The Cromptons.
one of her best stories, will be wel
comed by thousands of her admir
ers. In "The Cromptons" Mrs.
Holmes loses none of her exquisite
characterizations. It is a story of
absorbing interest. Cloth bound,
The Leopard's Spots.
Hy Thomas Dixon, Jr. A tale of
the south, about the dramatic
events of destruction, reconstruc
tion and upbuilding. It is a histor
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In the Days of St. Clair
A romance of the Muskingum
valley, by Dr. James Hall Xaylor.
author of "Ralph Marlow" and
"The Sign of the Prophet," are in
None But the Brave
Hy Hamhliii Sears $1.50. An ex
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charming story of ove turning up
on the atempt to capture Rene
The Battle Ground
P.y Ellen Slagow $1.50. This
vigorous and delightful styry deals
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The Day of
I'.v Paul DeYinne
ion of a century to come; an ori
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world; a noicl with an ingenious
plot, and a sparkling ami fascina
ting story of life in the year
- $1. .-. A vis-
P.y Allen French-- svo.. 51M pages,
$1,511. A historical novel of the
Great Lukes and the colony of
Massachusetts Hay at the begin
ning of the American revolution.
P.y Sir Gilbert Parker $1.50
Donovan Pasha stands for a type
of Englishmen who has found his
way inio Egypt and Arabia, there
to cmphn-ize by his own sense of
right and wrong the two opposite
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western -i ilization.
Tht Iron Brigade
P.y Gen. Charles King. A story
of the Army of the Potomac. In
choosing the subject of this story
Gen. King lias taken one of the
most gallant and heroic organiza
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around it many intensely interest
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Lincoln. Stanton, ("rant, Meade ami
other prominent characters of the
time lend much to the holding
power of the story. Illustrations
bv R. F. Zogbaum. Cloth bound,
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