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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 7, 190
Our store Is bdyond all question
The Best Place to Purchase
. ;:o other store in the
. c:t:s can you find such
a . pr.cmcnsive assortment
- ;o va:t variety of styles
A: . ' -T AC SHOWING. WE ARE
r . daily new styles
. : . SKIRTS. WAISTS, COATS
T tUY UNTIL" YOU SEE
cur. d::flay. you'll regret it
STsar 5r Mmn,
For Long Distance Talks
CENTRAL OilC TELEPHONE
Special Reduced Night Rates
in Effect Dec. 1, 1904.
Ask the Toll Operator.
"Ezra Kendallized" A new, distinct and delightful sensation which will
Follow a visit to -Weather-Beaten Benson.
Friday .Evening, Dec. 9.
Only Time in Tri-Cities
HIM YOU KNOW
HIM YOU KNOW
I DAVENPORT DOTS
IN THE NEW PLAY
v ' "Benson.
LIEBLER & CO.'S MANAGEMENT.
'The Best Play in Which Mr. Kendall. .Has. Been. .Seen.". Chicago
Prices: $1.50 $1, 75c. 50c
SCATS READY WEDNESDAY.
The Firemen's Annual.
The Veteran Volunteer Firemen's
association met at Unter den Linden
last evening in regular annual meet
ing, and elected the following officers
for the ensuing year: President, Her
man C. Warnebold; first vice presi
dent, Rudolph Rohlfs; second vice
president, William C. Petersen; secre
tary, Ignatz Schmidt; treasurer, Henry
Strathmann; foreman. J. B. Schmidt;
flagbearer, Henry Hageboeck; execu
tive committee. Christ Kuehl. Sr., Ig
natz Hild and John T. Temple.
.ien Placed Upon Theatre.
Emil Klrcher has taken out a me
chanic's lien upon the Davenport thea
tre property to secure $200 alleged to
be due him for services and material
furnished In the remodeling of the thea
tre. The lien names A. O. Orrison &
Co. and Lawrence Blair as the defend
ants. This claim is the third big one
filed against the defendants. The oth
ers are those of A. Rosenthal & Co.,
and the A. DeGraff Distilling com
pany. The claims of Col. T. A. Dunlop.
of the T. W. McClelland company, and
of several oshe-r firms, etc.. aggregate
a fourth composite claim of about $200.
The latter claims have precedence, be
cause they were first filed. The claim
of Emil Kircher is the only one which
takes the form of a mechanic's lien.
'Asks Separate Maintenance.
Susie White has filed a petition for
a separate maintenance against ner
husband. John White, whom shecharg-
es with alleged cruelty and inhuman
treatment. The plaintiff is now a resi
dent of Buffalo township, where she
has lived since 1903. The couple were
married at Galesburg Nov. 15. 1900,
and have but one child. Harold White,
aged 3 years, the custody of whom the
Case cf Kidnaping.
Attorney H. M. McCaskrin. of Rock
Island, came over here and on behalf
of Millie Jackson instituted an action
for a writ of habeas corpus to secure
possession of the person of her 2-year-old
daughter. Vera Jackson, who was
stolen from her home, she alleges, in
Moline. Dec. 1. by her father, Edward
Jackson, from whom the plaintiff is
now separated. The writ alleged that
the child was kidnaped and brought
from Moline to Davenport, where she
is harbored in the boarding house at
T18 Main street, and the court was pe
titioned to issue a writ of habeas cor
pus to secure her. Judge Bollinger
heard the writ and ordered the child
brought into court. Deputy Sheriff
Van Rowe went to 518 Main street and
secured the child without trouble, and
accompanied by the father brought it
to the court house. The hearing is be
ing held this r.fternoon.
At the parsonage of the Second
Presbyterian church. 1221 Fulton ave
nue, Saturday evening at 7 o'clock oc
curred the marriage orf Fred McCrel-
lias and Miss Coldie Peterson, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. John. Petersen, of
Eddy street, in East Davenport. Rev.
Mott R. Sawyers officiated. The bride
was attended by her sister. Miss Lillie
Petersen, and the groom by his broth
er. John McCrellias.
Pulpit is Vacant.
According to members of the Third
Baptist church, a business meetinc of
the church was held Dec. 2. and action
was taken declaring the pulpit vacant.
Rev. S. M. Smothers, who was connect
ed with a big revival meeting at Keo
kuk last week, has been pastor of the
church for about two years. It was his
second pastorate there.
GOLD STANDARD FIXED
BY pANAMA AGREEMENT
President of - the Isthmian - Republic
Expresses Gratitude to Secre
tary of War Taft.
Washington. D. C. Dec. 7. Secre
tary of War Taft has received a joint
letter from Manuel Amador, president
of the republic of Panama, and San
tiago Guardia, minister for foreign af
fairs, expressing their gratitude for
the happy solution of the differences
between the United States and Pan
ama, and concurring in the executive
order of the secretary made by the
direction of President Roosevelt.
The details of this order provide
for the establishment of the gold stan
dard and the maintenance by the Unit
ed States of imnortant hiirhwin-a
partly in and partly out of the canal
zone. The 5 cent rate of postage
which prevails in Panama under the
order is reduced to 2 cents, so far as
the United States is concerned, by anl
agreement under which the authorities
of the canal zone purchase Panama
stamps at 40 per cent of their face
IX THE SUBURBS.
Reform by Acting
Acting Mayor W C.
evening discovered one
Andaiuia. Dec. 7. D. Le Finlcy and
family of Reynolds are visiting rela
Ike Richardson of Rock Island was
a recent visitor in our villaee.
Mesdames Reeves and Monroe of Il
linois City spent Sunday here with
There will be a dance at the town
hall Friday evening.
Aire I: I TrK n enn T-vAn - t. r-
days of last week in Carbon Cliff with ,are at,enlance
her daughter. Mrs. C. Hanson.
Mrs. Dr. Connor of Fairfield. Iowa.
was a recent visitor nere with rela
Mr. Ruby and family, formerly of
Coal Valley, have moved into the prop
erty owned by Mr. Richardson.
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Leeman enter
tained relatives from New Boston, 111.,
.cn oyster supper win he given at
the town hall Wednesday evening,
Dec. 1 1, by the Baptist Sunday school
The proceeds will be used to help de
fray the expenses of the Christmas
entertainment and the treat for t he-
Sunday school scholars.
cuy s ordinance Dook wmcn was as
fresh and clean as the day it wa
printed. It didn't have a thumb-mark
or a turned corner, and the awful sus
picion prevails that the printing on the
page, had never been read since the
law was enacted. The clause set
forth that the meeting time of the
council is '7: 30 p. m., and Mayor Ben
nett 1 declared that he proposed tha
that hour should be assembling time
from now and henceforth. He pro
poses to be there to rap for order at
that time, and he requested the aide;
men to assist him in Inaugurating this.
reform." For years without number
since the star-chamber habit has be
come so popular, the council has bei
assemDling ior open business any
where from S:15 to 10:30 p. m.
Turner Fair a Beauty.
Something a little the handsomesl
or anytning in tne fair line ever seen
in the city is the Turner fair which
opened Monday evening at Turner
hall. The Japanese effect is brillian
and striking, and it is everywhere
manifest. A large booth occupies th-
center of the main floor, and is arrang
eu in Japanese style, itootns are ar
ranged along, each side, and at each
end. and the stage is loaded with Jap
anese bric-a-brac. etc. There are
some beautifully dressed dolls and
other Christmas novelties and handi
work. The booths are railed off thai,
they may not be despoiled during
Allen Law Library.
In the near future the "Allen Law
Library" will be a department in the
Carnegie-Moline public library, for at
Monday evening's session of the libra
ry board it was announced that Mr.
Allen had made to the library a dona
tion of over COO law books for the use
cf the attorneys of the city and any
one desiring legal reference. Mr. AI
en stated that he would stand the
expense of the library.
Bowling, Dec. 7. A large crowd at
tended the sale at Robert Young's
tne ladies or the Pleasant Uidge
church will hold their next missionary
meeting one week from Tuesday at
the home of Mrs. Alvin Johnson.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Love, of Aledo,
spent Monday in Bowling.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Dixon spent the
last twn wppLs on Hip furin ami r
turned to their home In Moline Sun- are SeitnK alonK as nicely as can be
expecieu airer sucn an experience
Mother is Dead.
E. L. Nordgren and wife departed
for Galva yesterday, having received
news of the death there yesterday of
Mr. Nordgren's mother, after an inval
idism covering a number of years. The
lady is survived by her husband. Rev.
N. Nordgren. and eight children, be
side a host of friends. The funeral Is
to be held tomorrow afternoon.
The little children of Mr. and Mrs
Alfred Hall of Nineteenth street. Mo
line, who were so badly poisoned five
weeks ago by eating horse-chestnuts
Those who spent Sunday at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Minor Curtis
were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Rathburn and
son Wilbur, Mr. and Mrs. Seth Slater,
son Lee and daughter Lydia.
. Frank Sawyer left for Beardstown
Linnie is about the house, and George
is only barely able to withstand be
ing lifted up and down for a Iittlt.
while at a time. A statement was
made at the time of the poisonin
that the children ate the buckeyes un
der a tree, but it develops that some
boys 10 or 12 years old gave them to
HAMLET (""fe ft. i-i u it? upurs nas naa
Hamlet. Dec. 6. A program for "a,u ""Uhh'V U,,K e
Christmas is being practiced by the
Leg is Broken.
George Schackenbach. only recently
recovered from a fractured limb, had
the misfortune to slip upon the side
walk near Sixth and Brady streets
Monday evening, at 5 o'clock and sus
tained in tho fall a broken leg. The
ambulance was called and the patient
was removed to his home. 1541 Frank
lin street, where Dr. Dahms reduced
John Newton Dead.
John Newton was born at Holton.
Lancashire, England, July 17. 1S22,
and died in LeClaire, Monday, Dec. 5.
1901. In 1853 he came to America and
resided in New York till 1S5C, when
he came to IeClaire. residing there
till his death. He leaves to mourn his
death five children. John S. Newton,
of Cuba; Arthur R. Newton, of Le
Claire; C. W. Newton and Mrs.
Wareham, of Davenport; Mrs. Osborn,
of Argo. Mr. Newton's wife died in
February of this year. 4
Miss Ella De Bord visited Saturday
night and Sunday with Henry Carpen
ter and family near Edgington. Mrs.
Sam Lewis acted as telephone opera
tor while Miss Ella was away,
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Burrows and
iifrf or "flca Clranx ef Ttiiffali-, Prai.
t-? orrnrtd ohnroh at Hml.r Snn. B,,ul' "le Msl "u"lle Sliupa OI lilt
M IV l V 1. V - 1, aa u a - a v -' - , - , ...
nuih isiauu roau, was caugnt Detween
is now out of danger, there is no cer
tainty.yet that he will be able to walk
before the end of the winter. This
should be a warning to all children to
beware of the buckeye or horse-chest
Injuries May be Fatal.
Henry Neibert, foreman of the tin
STEP TOWARD UNION
WITH STATE UNIVERSITY
Misses Nelle and Carrie Cooper vis
ited Saturday night and Sunday with
Tom Sproston and family near Mil-
Mrs. Arthur Reaber and Miss Edith
Reaber visited in Aledo Monday and
The Ladies' Missionary meeting will
be held at the parsonage next Thurs
Mrs. C. B. Halstead accompanied by
Mrs. Otis Keaber of near Aledo Is vis
iting the former's sister in Rock Isl
There will be a sociable Friday
night at Andrew De Bord's.
one of the traveling cranes in the ma
chine shop and an iron column yester
day afternoon and sustained injuries
from which it is said he will die. Ev
ery bone in Neibert's left leg was brok
en, and an almost similar condition ex
ists in his right leg. The injured man
was placed aboard a special train and
was brought to Moline and was taken
to the city hospital. Internal injurie
are present and it Is these that cause
the gravest apprehension
John Settle Dead,
John Settle died at his home in Car
bon Cliff yesterday. The funeral will
be held at the Bowles chapel at 5
Thousands at Her Bier. o clock Thursday afternoon, with in
New York, Dec. 7. Three thous-lterment at the Bowles cemetery,
and persons attended the funeral of
Mrs. George Henry Gilbert, the act- Standing of Postoffice.
ress, in Bloomingdale Reformed Postmaster McKinley has received
church yesterday. Hundreds were un- the report from the department show
able to secure an admittance to thw I big that the Moline office takes a high
As delicious as a Fresh Orange
Supersedes old-fashioned Cod Liver Oil and Emulsions
Guaranteed to contain ail the medicinal elements, actually taken
from genuine fresh or-ds livers, with organic Iron aixl other
body-buildinj; ingredients, but no Oil or grease, making tho
greatest strength and Ueh creator known to medicine. For
old people, puny children, weak, pal women, nursln
mothers, chronic cold, hacking coughs, throat and lung
troubles, incipient consumption nothing equals Vlnol.
Try it if you don't tike it wa will return money.
HARPER HOUSE pharmacy, f
jl LET US PAY YOUR BILLS.
If you owe a number of small accounts, would it not
be easier to put it all in one account and have only one
place to pay? Very often when you get your pay and
try to satisfy all your creditors, the amount you can gie
to each is so small, that none are satisfied.
WL'LL LOAN YOU THE MONEY. d
For as long a time as you may need it and allow yon J
to pay it sooner than you agree, if you can. charging you a
only for the time you have the money. v take a lion u
on your household furniture, pianos, horses, wagons or Q
other personal property, for security, but we do not re- $
move nor disturb tha property In any way. Everything (
strictly confidential. We'll be glad to quote you rates and
tell you more about it. y
FIDELITY LOAN COMPANY,
MITCHELL &. LYNDE BLOCK. ROOM 38, ROCK ISLAND, ILL. W
OfBce hours 8 a. m. to 6 p. m. and Saturday evenings. Telephone ij
West 514; new telephone. Coll. M
You can't afford to
buy a ranee until you
know all about a
Monarch. Ask us for
the book: STATE WHEII
you intend tobuy, and
we will send also a set
of Measuring Spoons,
Malleable Iron Range Co.
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.
The1Stay.S&tlsfactory"Radxge cr j
- C No lieatinjr 6toves or
furnaces made in Monarch
factory. All effort and ingenuity
is directed toward making Monarch
Ranges. Brain, muscle and special
machinery all combined make the
lest possible range the Monarch
Malleable. Large and quick pales
make the reasonable prices.
A'l sizes, different arrangements for city or country homes, also for hotels and public institutions.
:.--.-'. . Malleable tops. do the cooking faster save fuel.
W. S. KOLBROOK, Davenport, Iowa
IF YOU NEED ANY MONEY RIGHT QUICK I
You'll find it here. We also have great bargains jn Watches, Diamonds,
Jewelry, Musical Instruments, Suit Cases, Trunks, Cothins and unre- i
deemed goods of all kinds. If you are looking for bargains, call on us.
SIEGEL'S LOAN OFFICE. Old phone, W. 816, four ring.
Chicago Homeopathic and Hahnemann
Medical Collages are Con
. soli date i.
Chicago, IJece. 7. What is believed
to be the first step tovard the addi
tion of a homeopathic medical depart
ment to the University of Illinois has
been made by the amalgamation of the
Chicago Homeopathic Medical college
iork and Wood streets, and the
Hahnemann Medical tpllcge, X811
Cottage (irove avenue. Ir. George F.
Shears, the present head of the Hahne
mann, will be, tho president of the
combined colleges. The Chicago, in
merging with the south . tide institu
I tion. loses its identity. Dr,A. C. Cow-
perthvraite, its president, h; to be giv
en a p.ace in ths directorate of tin
afjiliated school. ,
Hope, fresh air, rest and
Scott's Emulsion are the
greatest remedies for con
sumption. Scott s Emulsion
will always bring comfort and
relief often cure, t Scott's
Emulsion does for the con
sumptive what medicine alone
cannot do. It's the nourish
ment in it that takes the pa
tient in long strides toward
Well send yo a sample free.
SCOTT & BOWNE, 409 Pearl Street, New York,
place In list in the United States, be
ing eighth in' regard to the number 01
pieces of registered mail collected bj
a single carrier. During the past year
C. O. Hanson, the mail carrier, col
lected 727 pieces of registered mail.
while the year previous Nels Peterson
(collected 511 pieces, which gave the
Moline office 17th place at that time.
Two Hundred Dealers.
There are 200 delegates present at
the seventh annual convention of the
Illinois Implement and Vehicle Deal
ers association wnicn or-eneu nere
yesterday. President Baker, in his
opening address, declared the freights
in Illinois excessive. The banquet oc
curs tomorrow evening. W. A. litis-1
enfield will be toastmaster.
merchants are an attraction for buy
ers from all parts of the country. The
visitors from a distance that are seen
among the shoppers daily are only an-
other proof that the city's territory is
limited only by the facilities for reaching-
it. - . '
There ire plenty of go.d, .first class
stores to handle the business and the
mercantile lines are in the hands of
class of men who will keep pace
with all added advantages.
Keeping in touch with the increase!
business of the city, the merchants
have increased their stocks according
ly for the winter's trade. Any article
uitable to the needs of the people of
his community can be purchased in
Rock Island just as cheaply, and with
as great assurance as to quality as
In any other city.
Many holiday goods are now on dis
play, but the city will not be at the
full height of Its holiday attire and
activity until the middle part of tills
week. It will then present greater
attractions to holiday shoppers Hum
any other place in this section of the
state. With its regular mercantile es
tablishments all full of the splendor of
tasteful and suitable holiday articles.
Rock Island is the place to make holi
Recovered Speech and Hearing.
Messrs. Ely Uros.: I commenced us
ing your Cream Halm about two years
ago for catarrh. My voice was some
what thick and my hearing was dull.
My hearing has been fully restored and
my speech has become quite clear. I am
a teacher in our town.
L. O. DROWN. Granger, O.
The balm does not irritate or causa
sneezing. Sold by druggists at 50 ets. or
mailed by Fly Brothers. f, Warren
street, New York.
CHRISTMAS BUYING BEGINS
Lively Holiday Trade Expected by.
Rock Island' Merchants. ,
December has ushered in an increas
ed volume of business in all stores,
activity being particularly noticeable
In the dry goods and clothing lines.
Stocks carried by the Rock Island
(C o im s t i jp s t e dl ?
a nere is a otire uure.
M You have tried pills. You know by your own experience that II
a physic won' t cure. Let experience show you what will cure.
Constipation is the rotting of undigested food in the ali
mentary tube. This festering, rotting food makes bad blood,
which makes bad health. Constipation
causes most sickness. It probably causes
Hull's Grape Tonic Curoo
t , It is not a physic or like anything else
you ever used. It is a tonic containing
special properties of the grape which
strengthens the digestive organs and enables
them to perform their functions voluntarily
and properly. No griping. If it fails your
money will be returned.
Send !thla advertisement and Vtcenuto LUbtnlQtr Modlcloe
C. ii'j Third Are., Uock Island, 111., for Uru uncle botOc. or
DjoT jQc. and $1.00 a Doftlo. All Druggists. (5)Jj