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THE ARGUS, FRIDAY, JULY 20, 1006.
THREE IN A FIGHT
PERSONAL . POINTS.
TO RESTORE HOME
Mrs. E. C. Boynton left yesterday
for a visit at Waukesha and Milwau
May we send you a sack? A
trial is all that is asked for
this superior flour.
Conert, Walter Gilman and
Emil Conart Are Par
QUARREL BEGAN IN SALOON
Fracas on Seventeenth Street and
Fourth Avenue Last Evening Re
sults in Heavy Fines for All.
2517 Fifth Avenue.
TELEPHONE POLE BROKEN
rtmaway Team Does Peculiar Damage
on Nineteenth Street Today.
A broken telephone pole on Nine
teenth street and Ninth avenue is evi
dence of the force with which a run
away team struck it this morning about
9:30. The team of Mr. Summers, the
poultry dealer, became frightened on
Seventeeth street, and ran wildly east
on' Ninth avenue. At Nineteenth
street the wagon struck the pole, and
broke it In two places. The team was
shopped after it had run to the alley
through F. W. Young's yard. The
wagon and its contents were consider
ably damaged. Mr. Summers was not
in the wagon at the time.
Changes His Location.
L. A. Schmidt, the druggist, has re
moved his business from his present
location, Seventh avenue and Seven
teenth street, to 1521 Seventh avenue.
Mr. Schmidt is one of the oldest drug
gists in the three cities and is presi
dent of the Tri-City Pharmaceutical
association, and also of the Rock Is
land County association. He has been
located on Seventeenth street for 10
years. He now has his stock in the
new two-story frame block which he
erecred at a cost of about $3,500.
A Chance to See Canada.
The private car "Jessick" will leave
Davenport Tuesday, July 24, for the
famous Manitou lake district, Saskatch
ewan, Canada. Eating and sleeping
accommodations are a part of the car
equipment. The parties desiring to
make this trip will have an opportunity
to see land that nets the investor $5,
000 per year from one section. Write
or telephone 114, Davenport, and we
will furnish you particulars. .
COLDREN LAND COMPANY,
53 McManus Building.
I. B. Haviland, manager.
A bloody saloon brawl occurred last
evening about 7 o'clock on Seventeenth
street at the Conert saloon on Fourth
avenue. In the fracas chairs were used
as weapons, and a revolver was flour
ished. The fight was carried from the
saloon into the street, the principals
being Ed Conert. Walter Gilman. and
Emil Conert. Before the trouble was
stopped by the interference of the po
lice, Gilman and Ed Conert each sus
tained some severe bruises and cuts
about the head. All three were ar
rested, Ed Conert and Gilman on
charges of disturbing tho peace, and
Emil Conert, a youth under 20, on a
charge of flourishing and carrylne con
cealed weapons. During the trouble
between th others Emil Conert inter
fered, using the revolver as a club.
I'ny Heavy KIofh.
They were given hearings last even
Ing before Magistrate Elliott, who fined
each $25 and costs. The two held on
the charge of disturbing the peace
were released during the evening, but
Emil Conert was held until this mirn
ing when he was given his liberty on
payment of the fine.
BY LABOR CONGRESS
Archie Hart is Reelected President at
Annual Meeting at Industrial
Last evening at Industrial hall the
oflicers of the Tri-City Labor congress
for the year were elected. The follow
ing were chosen:
President Archie HarL
Vice President G. M. Allender.
Second Corresponding Secretary
. w. Herges.
Financial Secretary J. T. Sheehan
Treasurer W. E. Bergert.
Sergeant-at-Arms J. Balzer
Trustees H. Hulsbrink. C. Gulden-
zopf, and C. Hillflnger.
Statistician F. W. Herges.
Mr. Hart was erelected to the presi
dency, which he has held since the
resignation of H. L. Darby, who left
MAY HAVE CAPfUREO THIEF
Police Get Man and Woman Trying to
Dispose of Valuable Watch.
After an exciting chase on Eigh
teenth street this afternoon the police
captured a man and a woman who a
short time before had attempted to dis
pose of a gold watch and chain at the
Deutch Bros, pawn shop on Twentieth
street. The police had notified the
pawn brokers to beware of such a
watch, and when Mr. Deutch examined
the timepiece he notified the police.
He could not detain the couple long
enough, however, for the police to ar
rive, but they shortly afterwards secur
ed the pair. The watch is supposed to
have been stolen. It is valued between
$25 and $40. No "information is given
out at the police station regarding the
SJtmir day's Special
SUIT SALE Shirt SaJe
Miss Maurine Rasmussen, formerly of
this city, but now residing in San Fran
cisco, is a guest at the Harper.
. Mrs. Thoeming and daughter Freda
and Dr. Ralph Meyers departed thi
morning for their homes at Anamosa
Iowa, after a month's visit at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Kammerer,
H. C. Holabird of Chicago, assistant
general passenger agent of the Erie
railroad, and R. S. Hair, general trav
eling passenger agent of the Manitou
Steamship company, was in Rock Is
land yesterday calling on local railroad
men. C. W. Smith of Chicago, travel
ing passenger agent of the Canadian
Pacific, is in the city today.
Society news, written or telephoned
to the society editor of The Argus, will
be g-ladly received and published. But
In either case the identity of the sender
must be made Known, to insure relia
bility. Written notices should bear sis
nature ana aaarees.j
Entertain at Evening Party. The
Misses Irma and Margo Kohn, at their
home, 824 Twenty-third street, will en
tertain a company of young peopl
next Tuesday evening as a social cour
tesy for Miss Elsa Bear and Miss Adele
Alexander of Chicago.
Entertains at Bridge Whist. Miss
Elsa Klein Wednesday afternoon en
tertained a party of Rock Island girls
at her home, 1219 Brady street, Daven
port, complimentary to Miss Elsa Bear
and Miss Adele Alexander of Chicago
The afternoon was spent at informal
bridge whist and after the games
course luncheon as served.
Bethany Home Card Party. The
house committee of Bethany Home w ill
give a card party at the Tower next
Wednesday. The games will begin at
2:30 o'clock and the ladies in charge
are making extensive arrangements for
Reunion Luncheon. A luncheon wa
given Wednesday afternoon by Mrs. E
H. Ryan at her home on Brady street
Davenport, as a reunion of the ladies
who spent last winter together in
Mexico. Mrs. James Connor, Mrs,
Robinson. Mrs. Julia Rosenfield, and
Mrs. E. W. Uurst of this city were
Entertains Alphabet Club. Mrs
Charles Lattig at her home in South
Rock Island yesterday entertained the
ladies of the Alphabet club. Mrs.-P,
Bruchmann, Mrs. .Henry Hennings, and
Mrs. Lattig were the prize winners
Light refreshments were enjoyed after
3.95 to $5 for
Suit in the
from 12 to $15
Shirts worth k
from 50c to
All Clothing Bovight vt Ovir Store Will Be
Pressed and Kept in Shape Free
Sterling Cinch Clufc. Mrs. H. G
Chalk entertained the members of the
Sterling Cinch club yesterday after
noon at her home, 1112 Fourth avenue
A pleasant afternoon was spent at
cards, with priees falling to Mrs. Guy
Armour, first; Mrs. H. Crissman, sec
ond; Mrs. J. L. Ehmen, third, and Mrs.
Stanton, consolation. After the games
the hostess served a course luncheon
This was the last of a series of pleas
ant games until the fall.
Spend Evening at Camp. Mr. and
Mrs. A. W. Hatch entertained the
members of the United States History
club at their camp on Big island Wed
nesday. Dinner was spread under the
trees and about thirty people sat down
at the table.
Afternoon Coffee, Mrs. Fred W. Ohl-
weiler yesterday afternoon entertain
ed a company of tri-city ladies at a
coffee in honor of her sister, Mrs. W.
B. Watts of Dallas, Texas, who is vis
iting in the city. A pleasant afternoon
was spent, music contributing to the
afternoon's pleasure. The hostess
served a delicious luncheon.
Zimmerman-Wilbry. Rev. H. W. Reed
yesterday afternoon at 5 o'clock at the
parsonage of the First Baptist church
officiated at the marriage of Miss Doro
thy M. Wilbry of Terry, 111., and Arthur
E. Zimmerman of Fairfield, 111. Miss
Myrtle Fyle and E. G. Griffith were
Entertains for Guests. Miss Elsie
Simon at her home on Nineteenth
street last evening entertained inform
ally, a company of young people for
her guests, the Misses Elsa Bear and
Adele Alexander of Chicago. About
fifty young people were present and
spent a very pleasant evening. During
the evening refreshments were served.
To Receive Tri-City Ladies. Mrs. Jo
seph Fleishman will receive tri-city la
dies tomorrow afternoon and evening
at her home, 1021 Brady street, Daven
port. Gives Luncheon. Mrs. Charles Mix
ter, 754 Twenty-third street, gave a
luncheon at noon today to tri-city la
dies. Euchre Party. Miss Blanche Mosen
felder will entertain for Miss Elsa Bear
and Miss Adele Alexander at euchre
next Wednesday afternoon at her
home, 808 Twentieth street.
Severe Burns from Steam,
Mrs. E. S. Skinner of Moline, yester
day heard a scream, and turning, saw
Rose Reuter, a domestic, fall to the
floor unconscious from burns about the
face from the steam of a tea kettle.
She has not TegJZSM consciousness. It
is suppos"- ,.ie lid was blown
from the v.rvtieT Her injuries are not
dangerous, but are extremely palnfnll.
Committee of Old Settlers Meet
Relative to Davenport
INVESTIGATE THE CONDITIONS
Rock Island County Pioneers Act
Preservation of Relic Subject of
The old settlers of Rock Island coun
ty will provide means for the preserva
tion of the old Davenport homestead
on Rock Island arsenal. They have
seen the barracks of old Fort Arm
strong destroyed and the headquarters
of General Scott taken away, the only
remaining historic relic left being the
homestead where Colonel Davenport
was murdered. The old settlers are
desirous of preserving this building,
which has been the subject of general
discussion for several years, and the
association will take the matter up
Committee In S-mhu.
A committee composed of J. H. Cle
land. president of the association; J.
D. Heck, Thomas Campbell, and Phil
Mitchell convened in the office of Jus
tice Cleland this afternoon for the pur
pose of taking action in regard to this
matter. This committee was appoint
ed by the old settlers' association in
their annual reunion last fall. A trip
was made to the homestead this after
noon and will make an examination to
see what steps should be taken.
Cash Drawer Emptied of $25 Cash Dur
ing Noon Hour' Police Notified
But Have No Clew.
The ticket office of the Acme Packet
company was entered by burglars
some time between 12 and 1 o'clock
yesterday and the cash drawer robbed
of its contents, about $25 in cash. Cap
tain Mangan, the agent, had gone to
dinner and when he returned he found
the cash drawer empty. Upon examin
ing the drawer he found that it had
been forced open. A screw driver had
been left on the desk and the thief had
used this for a chisel. The burglar had
evidently concealed himself in the
building, for the door was locked by
patent spring locks. The police have
been notified, but have no clew.
MRS ANNA STELK INSANE
Commission at St. Anthony's Hospital
Adjudged Her So Last Night.
Mrs. Anna Stelk, 2429 Thirteenth
avenue, was adjudged Insane last even
Ing at St. Anthony's hospital by a com
mission composed of Dr. P. F. Purdue
and Dr. Joseph DeSilva, appointed by
Judge E. F Parmentfcr to conduct an in
quiry. She was ordered committed to the
Wattrtown hospital and will be remov
ed there tomorrow. Mrs. Stelk at one
time was confined in the Iowa hospital
at Mount Pleasant. Her condition Is
assigned to worry over her health.
SOCIABLE ATTRACTS A CROWD
Over 1,500 Attended Gathering for Ben.
efit of Y. M. C. A.
The sociable given by the young peo
ple's societies of the churches at Long
View park last evening was given lib
eral patronage, over 1,500 people being
in attendance. The receipts from the
refreshments were large and will be
used in placing the floors in the asso
ciation rooms in better condition. The
committee in charge had considerable
trouble with a crowd of mischievous
boys who were stealing the ice cream.
LANS STORAGE OF BOATS
Mayor McCaskrin Calls Meeting of
Owners of Small Craft.
Mayor McCaskrin has called a meet
ing of the launch and boat owners at
his office tomorrow evening at 7:30,
for the purpose of organizing and tak
ina action looking to the establishment
of some central boathouse for such
craft The plan of the mayor is to se
cure cooperation on the part of the
boat owners with his natatorium pro-
ect, which has met the approval of
the city council.
The funeral of the late John W. Wol
frum was held from the German Luth
eran church this afternoon at 2:30.
Rev. Mr. Mennicke conducted the ser
vices. Burial took place at the Luth
Old Chronic Sores.
As a dressing for old chronic sores
there is nothing so good as Chamber
lain's Salve. While it is not advisable
to heal old sores entirely, they should
be kept in a good condition for which
this salves is especially valuable. For
sale by all leading druggists.
OUR FOURTH ANNUAL
JULY SALE OF FURS
B KG INNING today, Friday, continuing live days,
this sale will liold the attention of tri-city
f ur-wearers. Our previous July Fur Sales, by rea
son of varieties and special inducements, proved
immensely popular. Having gone to market early
and made our selections before stocks were picked
over, we not only obtained the finest collection of
furs we have ever shown, but a considerably larg
er and more varied assortment.
$12,000 worth of elegant
Furs in coats, auto coats,
scarfs and muffs will be
displayed to advantage.
AH are new and represent the highest types of fur garments, pos
sessing the superiority of workmanship, dignity and elegance notice
able in Big Boston furs. You will now have an early choice from
our fall stock and at a decided advantage over our regular fall prices,
for during this sale you will receive
Ten Per Cent Discount
All goods marked in plain figures, and at fall prices from which
the 10 per cent will be deducted, making It especially advantageous to
purchase furs at this time. A deposit will secure a fur which we will
protect without charge in our moth proof vault until needed.
Elegant Coat Are Slionn In the Followlngr I'urai
Astrakhan, Persian Lamb,
Krimmer, Sable Squirrel.
Near Seal trimmed with beaver,
Jap Mink, Marten and Kolinsky.
Great, warm, full-length auto
coats,' Coon, Civet, Beaver,
Blended Rat, Coats that every
woman automobillst in the tri
ckles should see.
I-'ioe fur Sfim anil Separate Son i fa.
Red Fox Sets,
Alaskan Seal coats, best
Alaskan Seal coat, 24
Cth.-.r Se-si coats, $275, $300, $350
C'.-ai nti;e---d Dyed Otter
Aleutian Seal coats,
Hudson Bay Otter coats,
$165 to $250
Fine Electric Seal ccats,
Ten Per Cent discount will be deducted from above prices.
A. collection of Outing Suits, coat and trousers,
cool, comfortable, smart looking togs, worth $15
and $18, wide selection of gray eirects, at even
Boy!' and children's Hats, Straw Hats, at just
ANOTHER OF BIG CARS OFF
Bowel Complaint in Children.
During the summer, months children
are subject to disorders of the bowels
which should receive careful attention
as soon us the first unnatural looseness
of the h' wels appears. The best medi
cine in use for bowel complaint is
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy as it promptly controls
any unnatural looseness of the bowels.
For sale by all leading druggists,
Derailment on Watch Tcwr Line Oc
curs During Susy Time.
Another of the big Watch Tower
cars of the 300 type was derailed last
evening during the busiest time of the
evening. It went off at the curve just
west of the Tower. These derailments
are becoming frequent with these big
cars, which are equipped with single
trucks. It was necessary to call the
wrecking car to replace the car last
evening, and traffic was somewhat delayed.
Licensed to Wed.
N'els Walter Swertson. . .South Moline
Nathalia Rasmussen ....South Moline
Arthur E. Zimmerman. . .Fairfield, HI.
Dorothy M. Milbry Perry, 111.
It aids nature a little, that's the only
secret about it. We refer to Ayer's Hair
Vigor. It feeds the hair, males the scalp
healthy. The hair stops filling out and
all dandruff disappears. The result could not be different, for It's the natural
way. And it is splendid aressing. Keeping me nsir son ana smootn. wny
not save what hair you hsve and get more t the same time?
l.i wll. Ma