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THE ARGUS. SATURDAY, JULY 20, 1903.
'Being 'Btiilt on Ad-Vance Seat Sate TIan
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FOR NOVELTY PIECES SEE OUR SHOW WINDOWS.
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Work on the superstructure of Mobile's new opt ra house was begun
this w'k. It is being const met ed on the advance .seat tale plan, as was the
Illinois in this citv. Ceorge II. Johnston, of St. Louis, who built the Illinois,
has the general contract. The cost will about fu. ". ami the ojiening is
expeetc.tl to tnl.e place before the close of the coining season. Chamberlin.
Kindt H Cu. will cimtnl the new :aj hotise.
Sells Many Tickets.
Manager Richard llaney of the Mo
l!u Chautauu.ua Is meeting with great
Miccess In the work of securing sub
fccriptlons for the seat -sale for next
years' assembly. In less than a cay's
actual work he has secured pledges ot
4S7 tickets for the 1 ;; program, and
among all (hose whom he has visited
he has no: once been dUeotii ag-d. The
prospects are bright toward effecting
the sale of l.f.uu tickets on which de.
pends the fate of next year's assembly.
Supports New Rates.
Moline council of Royal Arcanum has
voted Its approval of the rate revision
of the grand council and passed a reso
lution to be addressed to the grand
officers expressive of a unanimous sup
port by local member of the increase.
The shops of the Moltrie Plow com
pany will be started .Monday hi the
new season run. The blacksmith, lif
ting and gr;it im-: it p.i i ; m n' s will !
the first undfr way. and the erecting
depar; nieiir -t will be iu opeiatimi as
wm uuil. i. i.iuiidid for llitiu. Pi
the end of next week practically tin
entire hop will have resumed work.
No New Officers.
The promised Ik w ollice build. ng of
the Moline Wagon company has been
temporarily abandoned, owing to the
refusal of the Insurance board to ac
cept the risk unless thre of ft adja
cent lumber yards are varan d. The
company cannot spate th in and will
Ftay iu the ol I office for the present.
Plan Big Warehouse.
The John Deere Plow company is
having plans drawn for one of the
largest and one of the most moib iu
biuldinus to be erected in Oklahoma
City. Actual work on the lii.tnniio: h
structure will be commenced within ::
days. Ever since other implement
companies selected Oklahoma City as
a dist rium ing point, all of the concerns
signified a deire to erect their own
company was th
The Moline Plow
first on the ground
and er-cied a building Sexmt feet
stories and basement.
Will Improve South of City.
, Residents of South Moline may next
year be in a position to enjoy city wa
ter and the various other "modern con
veniences" which make lite pleasant.
While this is unofficial still :t comes
from a source which is unofficially au
thoritative. The' statement Is that the
city fathers will next ear take up the
matter of the improvement of the
southern portion of the city :ind give
LEAVES ROCK ISLAND AT 4 P. M. EVERY MONDAY,
WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY FOR BURLINGTON AND
ALL INTERMEDIATE POINTS.
FARE FOR THE ROUND TRIP, INCLUDING EX
CELLENT MEALS AND GOOD BEDS ONLY $4.00
SPECIAL RATES TO FAMILY PARTIES.
THIS IS A FINE TRIP YOU ARE ON THE STEAM
ER TWO NIGHTS AND HAVE SIX HOURS IN BURLING
TON. ON SUNDAY THE STEAMER ONLY GOES TO MUS
CATINE, LEAVING AT 4:30 P. M. YOU CAN GO DOWN
ON HER ANY TRIP TO MUSCATINE AND HOME BY
RAIL FOR $1.00.
W. A BLAIR C. J. MANGAN. Agent.
the rtsid-iits thereof city water, side
walks and perhaps paving. While it
cannot, all be done at once, the prob
abilities are that a good start will be
made next summer, which will be joy
ous news indeed for the people living
south of .Nineteenth avenue.
Hurt at Tower.
Miss (leorgia Faniham. daughter ot
Mr. and Mrs. J. Maurice Farnham.
was badly hurt at the Watch Tower
Thursday evening. Miss Farnham was
attending a famiiy picnic and in goin?
down the stairway from the dancing
pavilion she slipped and feil. While
no bones were broken the bruises and
shock sufficed to confine her to her
Many at Picnic.
Although the weather threatened all
afternoon Thursday, the members of
Thor lodge. No. 9. I. O. V.. and the
Ladies of Vikings picnicked at Pros
pect park and spent a pleasant after
noon. It was the annual picnic and
quite a large crowd attended. Proba
bly more would have gone if the
weather had been more favorable, but
an it was nearly :1im were in attend-aui-,'.
Sj)nii of various Kinds were
the attraction for the afternoon and
furnished plenty "i" amusement.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Carlson. 2'.
Fourteen! h-and a-half street, mourn the
loss of their :!-months-old daughter.
Jeanette Evelyn Elizabeth, who was
claimed by death Thursday afternoon
at i o'clock, after a two weeks' illness
with whooping cough. It was their
Contract for Building.
The contract for the new Schutz
building on Fifteenth street next to the
westiei Mock, was let Thursday to
Kemp & Endter for a sum aggregatin
$,.hm. Work has been commenced
tearing down the frame structure on
the property formerly occupied by the
Moline Marble company.
A large sheet of steel, weighing near
ly 5uo poumU fell upon Campbell Mc
Quoid's foot, an employe of the New
Shops, just before noon, badly injuring
it. Fortunately for him it was a glanc
ing blow or the foot would have been
cruhed. He was brought to the city
on a special and after medical attend
ance was taken to hi home, lsu2
Want to Straighten Street.
Paving operations in Seventeenth
street from Eighth avenue south to
Twelfth avenue are not going ahead
and the indications are that they will
he held up for some time. The work
will be delayed until the city make
another effort to get a comer off of the
Washington school lot wherewith to
straighten out a jog in the street and
make it of vastly better contour. At
the bottom of the hill at Eighth av
enue. Seventeenth street makes a bad
.g and it is the idea of Mayor Olson to
secure a donation from the schoo
board of 14 feet depth of this corner
to be added to the street and thus
remedy an unsightly defect.
A story told at the jwlice station is
to the effect that T. U. Murphy, a de
mented man who is locked up at Tip
leu, i resident of I .i venport . A m:m
by that name worked on the govern
ment i:-!:md fr sumc time nnd stopped
at the Savoy hotel on Ferry street.
His trunk is still at the latter hostelry.
A few weeks ago Murphy decided to
take up farm work and went into the
country. Nothing has been heard of
him sine', and it is quite probable that
he is the man in custody at Tipton.
Old Settlers Meeting.
A committee of the Fioneer Settlers'
association held a meeting at the court
house in the supervisors' room yester
day afternoon to make plans for the
annual meeting of the association.
This annual meeting will be held on
Wednesday, Aug. 30. The place for
holding the meeting has not yet been
selected. Several places are under
consideration. The last annual session
was held at the Outing club, and the
session was most enjoyable. The same
place is being named as a possibility
this year, and many of the members of
the asstciation seem highly in favor
of it. Henry Karwath and .lesse Armil
were appointed to select the place of
Eliminating a Slough.
Health Inspector Fleu held a confer
ence with the glucose officials yester
day. The matter taken up was the
elimination of the slough in the rear of
tiie company's plant. The officials
agreed to build a flume acroes the
slough and down to the river proper,
as soon as the stage of water permits.
In the meantime they will use a disin
fectant on the slough. The railway
company has dug a ditch and started
to flush out the offensive slough east
of the glucose.
Enlistments in Army.
During the last several weeks a
number of enlistments have been made
at the rtcruit'tng office in the Putnam
building. The following are those who
entered the service: Edward P. Mul
iane. of Moline, assigned to Jefferson
barracks; Richard J. Condon, of Mo
line, assigned to the hospital corps in
San Francisco; Charles Cosson. of Chi
cago, assigned to Fort Warden, Wash
ington; William Hutchinson, of Clin
ton, assigned to Columbus barracks,
Ohio, and Joseph KaLatcick. of New
York, assigned to Fort Hamilton.
Walked in Sleep.
George lirackett, a carpenter living on
East Eleventh street between Ix- Claire
and Farnam. fell 12 feet from the edge
of a stairway, and is now lying with
the tendons and the vertebrae of his
backbone badly fctrained, although not
broken. lirackett is a somnambulist
and was walking iu his sleep at the
time the accident happened.
Collided With Buggy.
Ellwood Pancey, a timekeeper at the
Rock Island arsenal, was thrown from
his wheel yesterday while on his way
to work an-1 quite seriously injured.
9x12 Foot Reversible Rvigs S9
ALL OTHER GRADES IN PROPORTION. POSITIVELY THE MOST
EXTENSIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE LINE EVER SHOWN IN THE
IN PORCH FURNITURE WE HAVE THE DIFFERENT GRADES
ALL MARKED AT CLOSE-OUT PRICES. SEE THEM IT WILL
He was coasting down the Brady street
hill and struck the rear of A. P. IXie's
buggy. The buggy was slightly damag
ed, but the bicycle rider received the
worst of the encounter. Pancey was
late to work and was anxious to make
up lost time. He was coming down
Hrady street at full speed. Near Sev
enth street, his hat started to blow off.
and. as he put up his hand to catch it.
he lost control of the wheel. The rid
er was just about to pass A. P. Doe
who was coming down the hill in his
buggy. As he put up his hand, the
wheel swerved and he hit the buggy
In the rear. He himself was precipi
tated into (he street and his wheel was
badly smashed. His injuries are not
The members of the Workmen's In
dustrial Home association held a regu
lar meeting at Industrial hall Thurs
day evening. The following officers
were installed: President William
Ellemire; vice president Charles
Adrian; secretary H. H. Poettger;
treasurer J. E. Nolan. Business Agtnt
Herges of the Tri-City Labor congress,
was present at the meeting and deliv
ered an address. He assured the as
sociation that all the trinity unions
would take part in the coming Iabor
day celebration at Suburban island and
would aid in every possible way in
making the event a successful one.
On Eastern Trip.
H. and Joseph Deutsch of the Bee
Hive, accompanied by Miss Jennie
Deutsch. leave this evening on an east
ern trip, visiting Chicago, Cleveland
and New York City.
At the age of 79 years. Mrs. Louise
H. Ahrens died at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. John Westensee, 1C20
Ionard street. Deceased was born in
Germany and- came to this country
while quite young. Her husband has
been dead for some years. She is sur
vived by a son, Henry, and a daughter,
Robert Smallfield has received sad
news. His uncle. William Smallfield.
who has for a number of years made
his home near Dixon in this county,
died yesterday. Deceased was one ot
the early settlers of Scott county and
before going on the farm was a resi
dent of Davenport. He will be remem
bered by the older Davenport ers and
his death regretted in. a widr circle.
Mr. Smalitield was 7S years old and
has been feeole. He leaves a widow
and a family of five sons all grown to
manhood and nearly all living on farms
near the old homestead.
NOTES OF THE RIVER.
A canoeing party composed of Ev
erett French. Eu Fisher, Perry Fess.
Harold Woo J and Walter Schneid r, an
from the Madison. Wis., high school
passed up the river yesterday after
completing a unique and pleasant trip.
They left the Wisconsin capital July 12
iu two canoe and a skiff and paduien
dawn the tributaries into Rock river,
reaching the Mississippi by easy stag
es. They put their canoes on the St.
Paul north bound, and will proceed to
McGregor by steamer, going thence t
The B. Rutledge, R. D. Kendall and
Eclipse were north and south today.
Tn upir river rafter Clyde, belong
ing fo the Bronson & Fulaom fleet,
which boat turned turtle and tank in a
squall near Fisherman's Island, above
"Winona. July 17. has been raised, and
is now her way down the river to
the Dubuque be,ai ways, where she is
NO TROUBLE TO SHOW
to be rebuilt. The boat was raised with
considerable difficulty. The upper
works were first, removed, whfn the
huli was hoisted to the surface of the
riv r. the wate r was hailed from it.
.ind it was floated. The Manier Juni
ata, i.nr of the well known rafters; of
the upper rhrr, was used in raising
the Clyde, and is towing the rafter
down the river to the boat ways, bat k
'ng down stream with the Clyde fasten
ed to her bow.
River forecast The Mississippi will
continue to fall slowly from below Du
buque to Muscatine.
J. M. SHERIEIt, Local Forecaster.
SUBURBAN ISLAND PAR.K
Ons Week Beginning SUNDAY JULY 30, Every
Afternoon and Evening.
ADMISSION TO THEATRE, WHERE BAND PLAYS, 50 CENTS. SPECIAL SUNDAY PRICES. 25
CENTS. NO ADMISSION CHARGEO TO THE ISLAND.
WE ARE MAKING A GENUINE REDUCTION OF 25 TO C3 1-3 PER
CENT ON 1, 2 AND 3 PAIR LOTH.
THE COMING WEEK WE WILL SHOW ALL THF. ADVANCE
STYLES IN NOVELTY FURNITURE. A VISIT TO OUR PARLOR
ROOMS WILL BE A REVELATION TO YOU.
Dangr. I I'gt. Ch'ge.
line.S am. 24 hra.
Stations Feet. Feet. F et
St. Paul u t i - -u ::
Red Wing n (;.s - .(.:;
Reeds Landing 12 i; 1 - I
La Crosse 1 v l u.2
P. du Chien IS : s it.:;
Dubuque 10 10.: o l
Le Claire .. 10 7.1 .2
Rock Island If. 9 4 0.2
De Moines Rapids ... r." o.l
Keokuk lo !'.7 "2
St. ijiuiis :; IS. u oil
Kansas City 21 ::.! u. 1
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RETURN FROM CAMP LINCOLN
Members of Company A Elated Over
Success in" Meet.
Company A returned this morning at
: T, i o r the Burlington from Camp
Lincoln. Springli. Id. where they h;ive
been the? past week. The members are
highly elated over their winning of thrt
liel.l meet which the regiuu-nt held,
and many hope that the meet will be
made a regular feature of the annual
encampments. The Third rei-.ineiil
goes into eair.p this week.
news all the time THE
- Fifty Men