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fTHE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, APWII. 18, 1900.
Names Fire Chief. James V.
Houghton, for 1C years one of the mem
bers of the Davenport fire department
and at the present time captain of heso
Xo. 3, located on upper Harrison street,
has been named by Mayor-elect Waldo
Eecker as chief of the department, u
succeed Jack Piening. the present in
cumbent, who will go out of service
with- Mayor Phillips and the present ad
ministration. Launches Fine Craft. Commodore
Mert E. Bowling is the possessor of a
fine new launch, one of the handsom
est crafts to be seen on the river at
this point. The launching and chris
tening took place Monday and was a
gala occasion. The launch is named
Kalph E. Raymond, after Mr. and Mrs.
Bowling's interesting family of three
boys, Ralph, Elmer and Raymond. The
craft is 23 feet in length, is propelled
at rapid speed by a powerful engine,
has electric light and all the other con
veniences. Colonel Nutting Made President.
Colonel J. R. Xutting has been elected
president of the Sickles, Preston &
Nutting company, to succeed the late
Robert Sickles, whose death occurred
recently in New York. Colonel Nut
ting was elected to fill the vacancy at
a stockholders' meeting held Monday
New Company Formed. The arti
ties of incorporation of the Lasher
Manufacturing company have been fil
ed with the county recorder. The
company is organized to manufacture
and deal in sheet metal specialties and
tinware. It is authorized to buy, sell,
or hold real estate to such an extent
as is necessary in the transaction of
its business. The company is to have
an authorized capital stock of 2,0'J.
Has 50-Horss Power Auto. Uearge
Could of the Gouki Construe? ion com
pany, has received his fine new Haynes
auto. It is the most powerful auto
in the city, being equipped with 5
liorse power engines and can ascend a
hill with as much ease as the ordinary
auto ca be propelled on level ground.
Obituary Record. William A. Byrne,
residing with his family in the Peter
sen block, died suddenly late Monday
afternoon. Mr. Byrne was ailing with
liver trouble and in the hopes of re
covering more quickly, was removed to
Mercy hospital in the ambulance. His
death followed at 5:23 the same after
noon. The deceased was a tailor by
trade and at the time of his death was
conducting a panitorium and tailoring
establishment in the Petersen block.
Monday night death ended long and
natient suffering on the part of Robert
J. Silk. Two years ago be met with a
serious aceiden- resulting in personal
injuries. Since that misfortune he has
not been out of the house altogether
more than Co days. Robert J. Silk was
born in Muscatine, Iowa, Jan. 27, 1845.
His early years were passed in that
city. About 1S70 he came to Daven
Iort. taking a position with the house
of J. II. C. Petersen & Sons, as buyer
for their millinery department. Later
he started for himself in business and
for some time managed the Davenport
paper box factory on Frcnt street the
first industry of the kind in this part
of the country. In the middle eighties
the plant was destroyed by fire. For
some 20 years Mr. Silk was connected
with the wholesale department of
The C, M. & St. P. offers first class
train service to Chicago and Kansas
City, from the tri-cities, sleeping cai
reservations made to any point desir
ed. For further information 'phone any
f their offices.
C M. & St. P. Excursion Rates.
Homeseekers tickets on sale the
first and third Tuesday in each month
to points in Iowa. Minnesota. North
and South Dakota and to other home
seekers' territory. For further infor
mation 'phone or call at any C, M. &
t, P. office.
Passengers cast from Chicago to
Fort Wayne, Findlay, Fostoria, Cleve
land, Erie, Buffalo, New York City,
Boston, and all points east, will con
sult their interests and find advantage
in selecting the Nickel Plate road east
from Chicago. Three through trains
are run daily, with through day coach
es to New York City, and modern Pull
man sleeping cars to destination.
Rates always the lowest, and no excess
fares are charged on any train, for
any part of the journey. Modern din
ing car service, with individual club
meals, ranging in price from 33 cents
to $1.00; also meals a la carte. Ask
for tickets via the Nickel Plate road.
Chicago depot, LaSalle and Van Buren
streets, the only station in Chicago on
the elevated loop. Chicago city ticket
office. Ill Adams street. Detailed in
formation may be secured by address
ing John Y. Callahan, general agent,
113 Adams street, room 20S, Chicago.
Now is the time to take Hollister's
Rocky Mountain Tea. It cleans your
system of all impurities. A wonderful
spring tonic. A family benefactor. 33c.
Tea or tablets. T. H. Thomas' pharmacy.
Little Interest in School Election.
Candidates for the coming election for
the school board are not being an
nounced very rapidly and there seems
to be but little Interest taken consider
ng that the election takes place next
Saturday. However, here is a ticket
which has been suggested by some
voters who are taking an interest in
the work of the schools: For presi
dent, Dr. A. M. Beal; for members,
Mrs. Stella Ainsworth, J. V. Lindvall,
and A. R. Ebi. All the candidates are
well known citizens of this city and
all but Mr. Ebi are outgoing members
of the board.
Goes to California to Wed. Edward
Wiese has departed for Los Angeles,
where he will be married next week to
Miss Minnie E. Magill. For several
months Miss 'Magill has been visiting
vith relatives at Los Angeles and oth
er points, and this will be the scene of
the joining of the couple for life. Af
ter the nuptial ceremony the bride
;md grooci will take a trip covering a
period of three weeks, after which they
will return to Moline and take up their
residence in ihe groom's house on Sixth
avenue near Fifteenth street.
Relatives Hunt for James Hill. Rel
atives of James W. Hill of this city
;rre greatly worried over his sudden
disappearance. He left home April 4,
and although a thorough search has
been made by the local authorities and
his relatives, the whereabouts of the
is more than a fat food.
There is no animal fat
that compares with it in
nourishing and building"
up the wasted, emaciated
body. That is why chil
dren and anaemic girls
thrive and grow fat upon
it. That is why persons
with consumptive tenden
cies gain flesh and
strength enough to check
the progress of the dis
ease. SCOTT & BOWSE, 409 Pearl Street, New York.
man have not been learned. Mr. Hill
was employed at the Moline Plow com
pany's as a painter, and resided at
1327 Fifth avenue. During the early
part of this month he was taken ill
with pneumonia and was suffering
with this disease when he left home.
His brother, J. C. Hill, of Burlington,
Iowa, has been in Moline, in Washing
ton, Iowa, and other places in Iowa
where the man is known, but no trace
of him has been found. He is 40 years
old and was a pensioner from the reg
False Alarm; 10 Days. A. L. Lund
berg of Watevtown was possessed of
an insatiable desire to see the fire de
partment in action Monday evening,
and as there was no immediate pros
pect of a fire breaking out, he turned
in an alarm from box No. 22. The fire
men got away from the station with
the usual speed, thinking that a seri
ous blaze might be in progress at one
of the factories. When they arrived
on Third avenue they saw no evidence
of a blaze, and Officer Starofsky, who
was holding a prisoner on the street,
explained the source of the trouble.
Lundberg was taken to the police sta
tion and fined $50 and costs. He was
unable to pay his fine and was sent to
the county jail for 10 days.
Obituary Record. Mr. and Mrs. W.
F. Stockman, 317 Seventeenth street,
are bowed in grief over the death of
their baby boy, Schuman, who passed
away Monday night. He was born in
this city Oct. G, 1903, and leaves with
his parents two sisters and one
Contract is Let. Architect Cervin
has awarded the contract for the
$10,000 addition to the Tri-City sani
tarium of Moline to Contractor Emil
Carlson. . The new addition will pro
vide for two large baths, a large gym
nasium and double the capacity for
Ear Torn on Shaft. Adolph Gustaf
son, an oiler in the shops of the Mo
line Plow company, was caught in a
shaft revolving about 2o() times a min
ute, yesterday and received injuries,
but escaped luckily. One ear was bav
ly torn, but when lie was examined at
the hospital it was found that he had
not suffered very serious injuries otherwise.
eapfc aimd Lynn g lTa
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rirs. flary Horn-Lockwood, who
couia not lie aown on account
of coughing andsmothering
spells is restored to strengtli
and health by Duffy's Pure
Halt Whiskey. "After doctors
and medicine failed to help
me, Duffy's Pure Malt Whis
key saved my life, and I never
felt stronger or better than I
do today." The grateful lady
"It elvps me pleasure to have you u my
photopraph and testimonial In behalf of Jjuffy'a
Pure Malt Whiskey, which saved my life wh n
two of the best doctors had given me up to tlio,
and declared that no medicine could help nie. I
was taking Duffys at the time, and kept rlfiht
on, as I had great faith In Us wonderful curalivo
powers. I had lung trouble and a weak heart,
and for six months was unable to lie down at
night on account of coughing and fmotherititf
spells. I was reduced to ninety pounds, and wa
going into consumption. The Impression of b.ilh
my friends and the doctors being that 1 could not
live. respite their opinion, I gave up medicine,
and after taking four bottle of UufTy s my condi
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and 1 continued the uae of your grand medkino
all winter, the result being mat vy oi-n
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MRS. MA III' IIORN-LOCKWOOD
River avenue, J naianapuua.
IN THE SUBURBS.
Milan. April 10. Mrs. Alice Emery
of Moline was visiting a few days at
the home of Rev. and Mrs. A. E. Ioder.
J. C. Burgoyne and daughter of An
dalusia were Milan visitors Saturday.
Frank Valentine of Reynolds is
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Sold by all dragrlsts and grocers, or direct, in sc.led bottles "7; J,1" VnAVrnrionl malt wh!sky aobstitnte. offer-d
that the " Old Chemist trade-mark is on thf label. Beware of bV Vedical booklet mud doctors' adrice free. Butty
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Malt Whiskey Co., Rochester, N. Y.
spending a few days in Milan on bus
iness. The Young People's Home Mission
ary society were delightfully entertain
ed last Monday evening by Miss Crop
per at the home of Mr. and Mrs. V. G.
White. Miss Beatrice Ostrom of Rock
Island gave a delightful talk on fron
tier work which was enjoyed by all.
Miss Lila C'ady returned Saturday
after a two weeks' visit with relatives
F. II. Harris left Friday for Kansas
City on a business trip.
Miss Blanche Blakely was a Milan
Rev. A. E. Ioder spent part of last
week at the home of his mother in
Mrs. Louisa Tindall and son Albert
of Rural visited Tuesday in Milan.
A jolly crowd of young people of
Miss Muse's Sunday school class sur
prised Arthur Caldwell Tuesday even
ing at his home, the occasion being
Arthur's birthday anniversary. The ev
ening was spent in playing games, and
snipper was served.
Miss Lulu Morris of Rock Island is
spending a lew days with Miss Anna
Rev. Henry Cullcn attended presby
tery last week at Morrison, 111.
Steamablp Count ry-rlobla.
The newest ocean liner Is to have
among its attractions a fine picture
gallery, says the Chicago Ilecord-IIer-ald.
Now for an ocean lluer with an
eighteen hole golf course.
A Lucky Postmistress
Is Mrs. Alexander of Gary, Maine, who
has found Dr. King's New Life Pills to
be the best remedy she ever tried for
keeping the stomach, liver and bowels
in perfect order. You'll agree with her
if you try these painless purifiers that
infuse new life. Guaranteed by Ifartz
fc Ullemeycr, druggists. Price, 25
ooietlKiinig of Eoterest to Every Housewife
When You Are Ready to Clean House, Remember
Guarantee's Satisfactory Work in Every Way, Or No Payj
Carpets, Rugs. Upholsteries, Ta.pestries, Mattresses, Etc ,
Cleaned Without R.emova.1 by ovir
Absolutely Dustless; no Upsetting the House.
Or, if you want us to take up your carpets and have them
cleaned at our factory by our dry process, feee tvill call the
day yoti 'phone and return the goods to you when wanted.
No extra charge for taking up your carpets. We refit and relay carpets by
experienced help only. Do not forget that we also scour and do sizing of
carpets and rugs at reasonable prices.
(For the Safety of otir ctitomcrr tejc carry a Tilanfct
Insurance 'Policy, bejhtch coders' all foods' teshilc in otir
possession, so yott rtzn no risK of hanJlng a loss by fire)
Our Solicitor and Two Wagons are at your command at all times, Ask to
see one of our pattern catalogues. At our Davenport factory wc make the
best fluff rugs on the market today at SI per yard.
When your carpets are worn out do not throw them away
or sell them for a few pennies, but just call us up on either
'phone and one of our wagons will call and get the carpets just
as they come off the floor with dust and all. tOc first disin
fect tvith formaldehyde, then the carpet is cleaned by a
Special Vacuum Process, cut up and woven into beauti
ful Hugs at 'Reasonable Prices, any size you desire from
18 inches to 12 feet wide and as long as you want. If you have
not enough carpet we can furnish you any amount and color
you wish, as we have thousands of pounds for that purpose. if your Rugs
are not satisfactory and just as represented, return to us and we will refund
your money and pay you for you for your old carpets: In this way you run no
risk in doing business with this company. We weave handsome Rugs from
old Ingrain or Brussel carpets, Chenille Curtains, etc.
Rag Carpets and New Art Rugs
For bath rooms and bed room purposes, which are woven from old bed sheets,
cast of f waists, kitchen aprons und many other cast-off articles. Call at our
office and be convinced of their beauty. At our Rock Island factory wo manu
facture beautiful Rugs at 75 cents per yard.
fife PAVENPORT ILUG COMPANY, 328-550 Harmon St.. Both telephones 195
Rock Island Branch, 2225 Fourth Ave. BEN F. LUETJE. Manager. Old 'phone 519, new 'phone 5001.