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THE ARGUS, THURSDAY, MAY 3, 190G.
CAN and WILL
11 Prove I
The Only 'Ball 'Bearing 'Rotary Wash
ing Machines on -the MarK&t.
The White Rose Washer
THE WHITE ROSE WASHER
WILL WASH CLOTHES CLEAN
ER THAN ANY OTHER.
THE" WHITE ROSE WILL CRE
ATE MORE SOAP SUDS THAN
OTHER WASHER, WITH LESS
The White Rose is the easiest
running, therefore saves labor. Will
wash clothes in one-half time you
can with any other machine.
The high speed attained by the
power wheel under tub is the se
cret of the esse of motion of this
The One-Minute Washer is also
fitted up with ball-bearings.
No housewife should be without
Saves labor and health.
I am agent for the White Rose,
White Daisy, White Lily, and One
1615-1617 SECOND AVENUE.
Open Wednesday and Saturday Evenings.
TWIT I? IP TAT XZ
IS OF LITTLE CONSEQUENCE. THESE DAYS ONE
MUST BE ABLE TO BACK UP EVERY STATEMENT.
WE DON'T SAY THAT WE HAVE THE BEST OFFER
ING EVER MADE. WE DO SAY, THOUGH, THAT IF
YOU NEED A SUM OF MONEY QUICKLY, FOR A
LONG OR SHORT TIME, WE ARE IN A POSITION TO
ARRANGE SUCH A MATTER IN A MANNER TO SUIT
YOUR CONVENIENCE AND AT A MOST REASON
ABLE PRICE. WE TAKE A LIEN ON YOUR FURNI
TURE, PIANO, HORSES, WAGONS, ETC., AS SECUR
ITY, BUT DO NOT REMOVE OR DISTURB THE PROP
ERTY IN ANY WAY. A BUSINESS TRANSACTION,
WITHOUT PUBLICITY, WITH A RELIABLE CON
CERN. LET US TELL YOU WHAT WE CAN DO FOR
YOU TODAY. ,
FIDELITY LOAN COMPANY.
Mitchell & Lynde Block, Room 33,
X Office hours 8 a. m. to 8 p. m. and Saturday evening. Tele-,
h phone West 514. New telephone 6011.
FAITH IN FRISCO
A. E. Ritchey Writes Interesting
Letter to Mother, Mrs. R.
Flynn, of This City.
HIS HOME IS AT PALO ALTO
Went Into Stricken. City on Foot Morn
ing After Quake and Tells
What He Saw.
Mrs. It. Flynn, 727 Third avenue,
aaa an interesting letter from her son,
. E. Ritchey. who is an architect and
builder at Palo Alto,' Cal., and who,
with his family, went safely through
.he earthquake. He describes his sen
sations most vividly and declares he
received a better shaking than his
jiother ever gave him.
After telling of the general destruc
tion, he adds: "But here is the coun
try, and right here I stay to help build
it up for another earthquake." That
seems to be the prevailing spirit on
In the morning after the earthquake
Mr. Ritchey, having seen that his fam
ily was safe, set out for San Fran
cisco. The things he saw along the
way and after arriving are graphically
told. They were sights that made a
vivid impression. Going part way by
rail, his train came to a point where
the track was unsafe, and he set out
to walk the several intervening miles.
He saw places where the earth had
apparently been brought up from a
great depth and others where the sur
face had sunk many feet.
Some distance outside of the city he
met the vanguard of the thousands of
refugees, people in all sorts' of con
veyances driving like mad to get away
from the city. Later, he met people
on foot carrying their belongings. B
eryone spoken to wanted to stop and
relate his personal experiences. All
sorts of people- in all sorts of condi
tions were to be seen going nowhere
In particular, with the single idea of
getting away from San Francisco. One
old woman was trudging along with
a savings bank under one arm and a
picture of some ancestor under the
other, the tears running down her
At a cemetery on the outskirts of
the city the tombs were in ruins and
some of the vaults were open and the
In the city Mr. Ritchey as a specta
tor had opportunity to observe much
that the ordinary refugee could not
or would not have the inclination to
notice. He noted the ruins of the
buildings, saw the dead hauled away,
witnessed the battle against the flames
and mingled with the crowds that fill
ed every street moving on and on to
places of safety. Late in the after
noon he returned home, having had an
experience that will stand out in bold
relief among the events of his life.
IlrarH Krom (iowlInK".
In a letter received this morning by
Lawrence Gowling, 1100 First avenue,
from E. E. Peck, the California manag
er of the Des Moines Insurance com
pany, is given the first complete state
ment of the experiences of Mr. and
Mrs. Gowling in the earthquake disas
ter which resulted In severe .injuries
to each. Mr. Peck's letter is dated
from Palo Alto, Cal., April 28. It is
of such a personal nature that only
the general facts given in it are
A wall of the building adjoining fell
on the house in which Mr. and Mrs.
Gowling were staying when the earth
quake occurred. The collapse of the
wall nearly killed both, as they were
knocked unconscious, and Mr. Gowling
buried under several feet of wreck
age. They were removed from the
building, and were taken to the enior
ency hospital, but on account of the
approaching fire, had to be moved
wee. the second time Mrs. Gowling
becoming separated from her husband.
. r e;n aiier much search, finally lo
cated both, and had Mrs. Gowling re
moved to the Moreton sanitarium, 775
Cole street, San Francisco, where thej
are now confined. They will be re
moved to Palo Alto as soon as possible,
and when they recover sufficiently, will
Mr. Gowling was injured about the
back and head, and sustained severe
bruises, but is able to be up and walk
Mrs. Cowling's injuries were more
serious, and as a result of injuries to
one foot, it was necessary to amputate
several toes. She was also injured
about the shoulder, one of the bones
being slightly fractured. Both are re
They lost all of their clothing and
personal effects, except about $290 in
cash and drafts that Mrs. Gowling had
tied in a sack about her neck.
I'aprra IJo BIk Work.
Copies of Oakland and San Francisco
newspapers published since the earth
quake and fire, which have come to
The Argus, are entirely devoted to the
catastrophe and its results. A vast
amount of matter Is printed. The press
is doing its full share in recording all
available details of the greatest dis
aster in American history and in help
ing the community to recover from its
effects. One of the features that aids
in realizing the igreat confusion that
has prevailed is the "news wants," of
which pages are printed daily. These
consist of names and addresses of
those lost or those who have survived
and directions for the reuniting of rel
atives, friends or business associates.
Among the lost and found ones are
many babies, some but a few weeks
old, that were separated from their
Hear From DaiiRbter.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Nyquist, 4201
Sixth avenue, have received word
from their daughter, Mrs. Carrie John
son, 6f San Francisco, that she es
caped injury in the earthquake, and
that she sustained but slight loss in
Rev. C. E. Taylor has returned after
spending three weeks in Kalamazoo,
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Junge left yes
terday for West Baden, Ind., to spend
Colonel E. A. Garlington, of San
Francisco, has joined his wife, who is
visiting with her parents, Capt. and
Mrs. T. J. Buford.
C. A. David, traveling passenger
agent of the Union Pacific and
other western lines, was in the city
yesterday from Chicago.
W. A. Andersch, accompanied by
his wife and child, left today for De
troit, where they will be joined by
Mr. Andersch's two brothers, and af
ter visiting Philadelphia, New York
and Washington, will sail on the 17th
for Europe. They will make a short
trip through Europe and will then go
to Vienna, where Mr. Andersch and
his brothers will enter the conserva
tory, Mr. Andersch to study vocal mu
sic and his brothers piano and organ.
They will be gone two years. Mrs. I...
Eichelsdoerfer accompanied them as
far as Detroit.
SEIZED LIVE WIRE
John H. Gadient, of This City,
Met Sudden Death in
TURNED ON BASEMENT LIGHT
High Water From River Helped Form
Short Circuit Through His
Society news, written or telephoned
to the society editor of The Argus, will
be gladly received and published. But
in either case the identity of the sender
must be made known, to insure relia
bility. Written notices should bear sig
nature and address.
Merte-W inters. At the home of the
groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. U.
Winters, 712 Fifteenth street, Miss
Elsa M. Merte was united in marriage
with George B. Winters last evening
at 8 o'clock. The ceremony was per
formed by Rev. R. B. Williams, pastor
of the First Methodist Episcopal
church, in the presence of a small
company of relatives. The wedding
dinner followed the ceremony. The
bride was formerly a resilient of Bur
lington. The groom is well known in
Rock Island, being in the employ of
the American Express company. Mr.
and Mrs. Winters will reside at 1115
Surprised on Anniversary. The em
ployes of the postofllcc last evening
perpetrated a surprise on Fred
Wright, the engineer at the govern
ment building, at his home in Sears.
The occasion was Mr. Wright's 42nd
birthday anniversary, and in the
course of the evening he was pre
sented with a beautiful ring as a re
membrance of the gathering. The
evening was spent in sociability, the
party returning to Rock Island on the
Augustana Endowment Society. The
Augustana Endowment Fund society
met yesterday afternoon with Mrs. Al
fred Nelson, 024 Thirty-eighth street.
After the business meeting a social
hour was spent. The next meeting
will be with Mrs. J. A. Gustafson, 381S
Sterling Cinch Club. Mrs. J. C.
Stanton entertained the members of
the Sterling Cinch club yesterday af
ternoon at her home, 1119 Third ave
nue. The prizes were awarded to Mrs.
H. C. Chalk, first; Mrs. George Elliott,
second, and Mrs. J. L. Ehmen, consola
tion. The hostess prize was a hand
some plate. Delicious refreshments
John H. Gadient, whose home is at
lOlS Fourth avenue, this city, was
iklled by a live wire between 3 and 4
o'clock yesterday afternoon at the sa
loon of Brick Munroe in Davenport.
There was no witness, the victim be
ing alone in the basement at the time
of the accident.
Young Gadient was employed as
waiter in the place and had gone to the
cellar to ascertain why a beer tap was
not working properly. Failing to re
appear after an unusual length of time,
Ed Ryan, the bartender, investigated
and found him hanging by his hands
to a light wire. Ryan returned up
stairs and opened the switch and when
he again went to the cellar young Ga
dient was lying on the floor dead.
High Water a Knot or.
The dead man had gone to the ice
box, where the source of the trouble
he was investigating was located, and
turned on the light. For some reason
he evidently took hold of the wire near
the light, and the floor of the cellar
being wet with back water from the
river, a circuit was closed through his
body, and he hung there unable to re
lease his hold or make an outcry till
life was extinct.
The young man was born in Daven
port, but had made his home in this
city for a number of years. He is
survived by his mother, two sisters,
Anna and Mary, and four brothers,
Julius, Richard and Walter, of this
city, and Edward, of Davenport.
The funeral will be held at 'J o'clock
tomorrow morning, in Davenport.
Only Good Cooks
MORE SUBSCRIPTIONS ADDED
Long View Park Fund is Enlarged by
Numerous subscriptions have been
added to the Long View park fund, as
W. L.. Oansert $25.00
V. J. Math
M. S. llfagy
Ij. V. Kobinson
Connelly & Connelly
I j. K. Requ.i
J. IJ. Zimmer
August K. Lamp
C. A. Sehoessol
11. W. Schroether. South lights
F. Ulein-r . .
I.. T. Sludge
J. M. Hoardsley
J. V. Koche
F. L. Ludolph
Henry Trema nil's fc?ons
Oeorge Wagner. Sr
Clemann & Salzmann
H. I. Mack
1-2. K. l'armenter
lr. Kmily Wright
John E. Fleming
G. Albert Johnson
Soh-iv"- A- Sehriver
J. F. Moeller
BECAUSE ALL USERS BECOME GOOD ONES. IT MAKES BAD
COOKS GOOD AND GOOD COOKS BETTER. WHERE THE MIS
TRESS IS THE COOK AND WHERE THE COOK 18 THE MIS
TRESS, THE RESULT IS THE SAME. SWEETER TEMPERS,
MORE SAVORY FOOD, SMALLER GROCERY BILLS AND FEWER
THE NEW LINE OF SATIN WALNUT CABINETS IS HAND
SOME ENOUGH FOR THE PARLOR AND IS COMPLETE AND PER
FECT IN EVERY DETAIL.
123-125 West Third Street.
Opposite Masonic Temple.
Wednesday Euchre Club. Mrs.
Frank S. Brough yesterday entertain
ed the Wednesday F.uchre club at her
home, 212 Thirteenth street. A most,
delightful afternoon was spent and
the game resulted in first prize falling
o Mrs. Ohhvciler and second to Mrs.
Tri-City Euchre Club. The Tri-City
Euchre club spent a pleasant after
noon yesterday at the home of Mrs. A.
Mosenfelder. 808 Twentieth street. An
interesting game was played at three
WILL OF MISS HARRIET
0. CARTER IS IN COURT
Is Admitted to Probate Bequests Made
in Instrument Left by Late
Mary Ann Hillier.
In the will of the late Harriet O.
Carter, admitted to probate in the
county court this morning, provision
is made whereby her sister, Mary
Lynde Carter, receives all the prop
erty. After her death what remains
goes to the brother, Henry W. Carter,
and after hie death to Richard V. Car
ter and Charles C. Carter, nephews of
the testatrix. Mary Lynde Carter is
named as executrix of the will, which
bears the date of May 2, 1904.
The will of the late Mary Ann Hil
lier was admitted to probate yesterday
afternoon. It provides for a division
cf the property among Sarah Ann Hil
lier, Nellie McBurney, Ida Weed, and
David K. Hillier, certa'n residence
property going to Sarah I J. Hillier as
long as she desires to occupy it as a
home. Sarah IJ. Hillier is named as
executrix of the will, dated Nov. 23,
Married Fifty Years.
Mr. and Mrs. George McNeal cele
brated their 50th wedding anniversary
at their home at Hampton Tuesday.
They were married in Rock Island and
have spent all their long period of
wedded happiness at Port Byron, Wa
tertown and Hampton. Mr. McNeal
is 72 years of age and his wife is 70.
Licensed to Wed.
Charles A. Rinck Muscatine
Theresa Eberheart . . Dubuque
Lars F. Karlson Moline
Anna Sophia Erickson Moline
George B. Winters Rock Island
Elsa M. Merte Rock Island
William Benson Moline
Mrs. Eva E. Miller Moline
A good complexion is impossible with
the stomach out of order. If pasty sal
low people would pay more attention
to their stomachs and less to the skin
on their faces, they would have better
complexions. Kodol for dyspepsia will
digest what you eat and put your sto
mach back in right shape to do its
own work. Kodol relieves palpitation
of the heart, flatulency, sour stomach,
heart burn, etc. Sola by all druggists.
Choir Gives Cantata.
The choir of the Swedish Lutheran
church will render the cantata "DavM
the Shepherd Boy," at the church,
coiner Fourteenth street and Fourth
avenue. May 10. The choir has in
creased its membership to 40 mem
bers, and a concert, first class in every
particular, is promised.
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At $10 to $30
We ofTer you in conservative and ex
treme Btylcs, such values as you can't
possibly match elsewhere under a
third more. You have only to fee
there smart single and double breast
ed Sack Suits for business or dress
wear to appreciate the sterling quality
of the materials and workmanship
to realize that buying your clothing
here means decided saving of money
Have you seen our clothing and fur
nishings for boys and juveniles? We've
everything they need for spring and
summer wear at extremely moderate
BASE BALL AND BAT WITH
IS NEW REAL ESTATE FIRM
Not If as Rich as Rockefeller.
If you had all the wealth of Roekt
feller, the Standard Oil magnate, you
could not buy a better medicine for
bowel complaint than Chamberlain's
colic, cholera and diarrhoea remcdj.
The most eminent physician can not
prescribe a better preparation for colic
and diarrhoea, both for children and
adults. The uniform success of this
remedy has shown it to be superior to
all others. It never fails, and when re
duced with water and sweetened, is
pleasant to take. Every family should
be supplied with it. Sold by all lead
Terrible plagues, those Itching, pes
tering diseases of the skin. Put an end
to misery. Doan's Ointment cures. At
any drug store.
A little life may be sacrificed to a
sudden attack of croup, If you don't
have Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil on hand
for the emergency.
Harry Schreiner and Harry H. Hub
bard Form a Partnership.
Harry Schreiner, who has been en
gaged in the insurance business in
Hock Island for some time, has formed
a partnership with Harry H. Hubbard,
who was formerly employed in the of
fices of the Rock Island riow company,
and they enter the business of handling
real estate under the firm name of
Schreiner & Hubbard. They will deal
in farm lands as well as local proper
ty, and have located tlnir office at
JS01t Second avenue.
KEEP OLD ORGANIZATIONS
Tri-City Companies Remain Till Mer
ger is Complete.
All the stockholders of the utilities
of the three cities concerned in the
purchase by the Tri-City Railway and
Light company, have received cash
for their holdings turned in. The deal
is now complete, except that the direc
tors of the old companies each, at
the request of the purchasers, hold
one share to rttaln their offices and
the old organizations till the new or
ganization is completed.
It is Dangerous to Neglect a Cold.
How oftrn do we hear it remarked:
"It's only a cold," and a few days Iaer
learn that the man is on his back with
pneumonia. This is of such common
occurrence that cold, however flight,
should not be disregarded. Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy counteracts any
tendency of a cold to result in pneu
monia, and ha gained il grmit popu
larity and extensive r.ale by its prompt
cures of this most common ailment. II.
always cures and is pleasant to take.
For sale by all leading druggists.
Bad blood and indigestion are dnadly
enemies to good health. Burdock Blood
Bitters destroys them.
Mara xouqhs s?2vstfi2z
J doctor has not. If you have!
He will tell yo j the special danger of hard coughs in your case. Then ask
him what he thinks about your taking Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. If he saya it
is a good medicine, why nottake it? yfJ tbnllJg IZlVSftz