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THE ARGUS, SATURDAY, JULY 28, 100G.
New Referee in Bankruptcy. Ralph
C. Williamson, member of the law firm
of Bawden & Williamson, has received
official notice of his appointment as
referee In bankruptcy. Mr. Williamson
will take up his duties in that position
on Dec. 1, 1906. The appointment was
made by Smith McPherson, judge cf
the United States circuit and district
courts for the southern district of
Iowa. It is for the Davenport division,
comprising Scott, Muscatine and Clin
ton counties. The division is thus larg
er by the addition of Clinton county,
heretofore In the northern district but
lately transferred to th southern dis
trict and Davenport division. The
term of J. M. Helmick, the present
referee in bankruptcy expires on the
first day of December of this year.
Robbed While Asleep. Joe Ganc
was robbed of a $3 bill while he lay
asleep on the porch of Mrs. Britt's
boarding house on Fifth and Brady
streets Thursday afternoon, lie had
Charles Corcoran, a fellow lodger, ar
rested upon suspicion. Corcoran ad
mitted the theft and was given 15 days
in the county jail by Magistrate Rodda
wig. Hold Caucuses. The democrats of the
city met in caucuses in their various
wards Thursday evening to select dele
gates to the county convention held at
the Turner h:ill this afternoon. This
convention will select delegates to the
state convention and the congressional
district convention. The meetings were
all harmonious and there was but little
excitement. Owing to the absence of
any .trennous contest or disruption in
the democratic ranks such as at pres
ent exists in the republican party in
Iowa, the delegates were all sent unin
ntriicted and will use their own discre
tion in the selection of delegates to the
Thrown from Rig. Krnest Danfeidt,
who is employed by Gustav Haase to
take care of his horse, was thrown
from a buggy anil somewhat injured on
West Eighth street Thursday after
noon. None of the injuries are serious,
however, and are confineed to a badly
bruised leg. The buggy was smashed.
Arrange for Fair. At a postponed
meeting of the Davenport Turngemein
de held at the Turner hall arrange
ments were made for a big fair to be
given by the society at the Turner hall
this fall. A committee of 11 will be
appointed by the speaker to take
charge of the general arrangements
according to the provisions made
Law Firm Dissolves. The law firm
of Arp & Xoth. which has heretofore
conducted a general legal business in
offices on West Second street, has beon
dissolved. Henry A. Arp and Al J.
Xoth, who were the members of the
firm, have severed business connec
tions. Mr. Arp has opened up a new
office in the Schmidt building. He in
located in the rooms in the southeast
corner of the basement formerly occu
pied by Attorney Alfred C. Mueller.
Al J. Noth, the other member of the
firm, is now located in the Lane build
ing, with Attorney C. W. Jones in of
fices on the second floor of the nev
office building on Third and Main
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5 o -f p rf?i
Some at half price and less.
$2.60 Folding Go-Carts cut to
$4.50 Folding Go-Carts for
$12.50 Go-Carts, satin parasols,
$15.00 Go-Carts, elaborate de
signs; finest steel gearing; satin
Bed - Davenoorts
We find we are overstocked on Fine Bed-
tHivenports, and have Redded to make sweeping reductions that will
WITH REDOUBLED ENERGY with grim deter
mination to make the clearance complete, we plunge in
to the second week of this great sale and slash prices
deeper than ever before. On many, many lines this
means enormous losses, but wo count losses as inevitable
during these Clean Sweep Sales, when tremendous
masses of Merchandise must be moved out to make room
for the incoming shipments of new goods. It's the sec
ond week, remember, and that means quick action cn
your part if ycu are going to share in what ars positively
the Greatest Bargains in Furniture, Carpels, Rugs a,nd
Stoves we ever spread before our patrons. Head every
item carefully and then you will realise vhr.t a great op
portunity this wonderful Sale affords.
Room-size Rugs Extension Tables
The best money-saving opportuni
ties nf the year. Look at these
Iiierralp. Ituirs Room-sue. xu
feet, :-j'.' mild
$t . to.
Brussels Ilug3 Room sflze. hand
:-ale price . . . .
Axmir.ftcr Rugs Room Kizes,
Velvet R-iirs Room !-ize, rich
vf; 0-i:y, sold
5! 2 7 . " t
- Room Kizes,
m s-ize, rich
ml. liJt" !' ,yim ilifrr
Extension Tf.bles ('x:itly
eui ) . solid oak .
Iir.l&hed top, 30x4
30.00 Folding Bed -Davenports
nre nil cut
$35. 0ft Folding I5el-ruvenports
are r.ll ct:t
S4f.im Folding: Bed-Davenports
arc :i 11 -eiit
JIT. 50 Fohlitig Bed -Davenports
are all cut
Excursion to Peoria Sunday.
Go on the excursion to Peoria Sun
day, July 29. Special train via the Rock
Island leaves Twentieth street $
m. Round trip, $l.Cf.
Baseball at Peoria Sunday.
Go to Peoria Sunday and see our
boys beat the Distillers. Special train
via the Rock Island leaves Twentieth
street at 8:30 a. m. Round trip, $1.50.
$7.90 to Chicago and Re-turn.
Via C., M. & St. P. railway $7.30.
Dates ol sale, Aug. 11, 12 and 13. Lim
it tickets for return to Aug. 22, 1906.
Excelsior Springs, Mo.
An Ideal summer and winter health
resort. An attractive book of o2 pages
with 21 illustrations dezciiptive of Ex
celsior Springs, its Hiedicinal waters
its hotels and train service, has just
been published by the Chicago, Mil
waukee & St. Paul railway. It will bo
if fi.S'v?'-ir?-v ilT-t II
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Oe iiearly every
article in the
house and even
on Iron Bed-Doveoports
The must perfect Bed-Davenport
ever produced. Is made of luetul
throughout; can b" lriKtantly con
verted I H t a double bed, xi S i.l I'i
S" simple in oieratlon that a ehll.l
can work it. Our jirl"e
without pail (Just
Made of 1 3 layers o'
F-- - "Jgiytfi -r - riot st lifted, hut
fiti fl.nky sheels
This inatt ref-.-
htiilt jiiiW con,-
Ires-sed to the reiuired thlekties-!; line
rutin finished tiekiiu,r; hktIc in n!I
rl.es, welKhlnrr 4" lhs,
regular juice unywhcn:
$11. On; sale price . . . ,
Have ytiii s'en thes;? fine hnrd-
wood dinei's, tjiihleii oak finish.
Sold at othrr t;'ics
f.r S,"c, our price ....
Hammocks Ik off
Over 1"0 Ilanmvi;
ttroiiKly made . .
n AH Refrigerators
And greater reductions on some.
$8.00 Itefrigerators, gooI fam
ily size, well made,
$12.50 Refrigerators, filled with
charcoal and mineral wool,
1 ff TT"
tit .00 RefrlgeratorsTetftlc?
ood, large size,
And greater reductions on some.
$12.00 Dressers. large oval
522. B0 Refrigerators,
on the market.
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THE HOUSE, filr?
J. P. Sexton.
Rock Island. III.
Ingrain fvirpets A large variety
f patterns to select from, quali
ties you et.n
The bop a!l-rool carpet
made fr which other
dcaiers charge 70c and 75c
oak. M&feli Mlf4
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Stee! Ranges I
And great r reductions on some.
$32..r Steel Ranges, six-hole
tlze, with l.i,ii vvui iniiir- t l,,Kei,
$3.. .00 Steel
Ranffr-s. mail" of
Mm I throughout.
$4 3.00 Steel Ranges, the fin:
In the land.
A beautiful line of Couches
75 different styles,
a regular $12.0)
109111 E.acst Second Street
A large Hue of
Kxtra heavy All-Wool Carpel
w hich other dealers P (
""'r HIIU ITC VWt
Oil Cloth; A tremendous orv
lot worth 35c
s(mt to any address for 4 centd postage.
r. A. Miller, general passenger agent,
To Colorado for the Summer.
Via the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.
Paul railway. Why not take a trip to
Colorado this summer and enrjoy the
climate and ecenery of the Rocky
Mountains? The rates are low and the
through train service by the St. Paul
Union Pacific line excellent. Ask the
nearest agent about rates, routes and
twin service, or-wnite today to F. A.
Miller, general passenger agent, Chi
cago. Colorado-California book sent to
any address for six cents' postage.
New Book en South Dakota.
By t-he Chicago, Milwaukee & . St.
Paul railway. A new book descriptive
of South DaRota, its resources and op
portunities, has just been published by
the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul rail
way. The first chapter tells all about
Lyman county and the rest of the ter
ritory, weet or the Missouri river re
cently made accessible by railway ex-'
n rv 1 i 1 :n . 1 1
wrusiuuo. me uuuk win ue sent 10 any .
address for two cents postaee. F. A.
T Ml 1 . 4. ni.: '
The C. M. &SLP. offers, first class
train service to Chicago and Kansas i
City, from the tri-cltles, sleeping car j
reservation made to any point desir-1
ed. For further information 'phone any
of their offices.
C, M. & St. P. Excursion Rates.
Homeseekers' tickets on sale the
first and third Tuesday In each montli
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. &
St. P. office.
A Hard Lot.
Of troubles to contend with, spring
from a torpid liver and blockaded bow
els, unless you awaken them to their
proper action with Dr. King's New Life
Pills; the pleasantest and most effect
ive cure for constipation. They pre
vent appendicitis and tone up the sys
tem. 25c at Ilartz & Ullemeyer's drug
Try a little Kodol for dyspepsia after
your meals. See the effect it will pro
duce on 3'our general feeling by digest
ing your food and helping your stom
ach to get Itself into shape. Many
stomachs are overworked to the point
where they refuse to go further. Ko
dol digests your food and gives your
stomach the rest it needs, while Its re
constructive properties get the stomach
back into working order. Kodol , re
lieves flatulence, sour stomach, palpita
tion of the heart, belching, etc Sold
by all druggists.
Contract for Storehouse. A. G.
Stouffer has just been awarded the con
ract for the erection of a large three
;tory warehouse to be constructed for
Lie Velie Carriage company on its
property in the west end of the city,
vhere the present plant is located.
The work will be started as soon as
possible and it is expected the job will
be completed in the course of three
rr.onths. The dimensions of the struc
ture will be 192xS0 feet, almost' as
large as the main building which in
eludes the ma!n offices. It will be con
structed of brick and it is estimated
that some 27,000 bricks will be used.
The building when completed will cost
in the neighborhood of $40,000.
Aged Man Injured. The injury to
Michael Connell, the veteran street
sweeper who was run down by Dennis
McEniry, was more serious than pre
viously reported. In addition to hav
ing an ugly gash in the face inflicted
by the horse's hoof, the right arm was
broken above the wrist. The gash In
the face is about three inches long, one
eye is swollen shut and the other is
badly discolored. He is now at his
home on Sixth' avenue. While his con-!
lition is serious owing to his extreme
ige, it is thought that he will recover.
He is 81 years of age and the recovery
vili necessarily be slow.
Injured at Quincy. Mrs. Mary Rapp
if Quincy, daughter of Mrs. Nancy
Hartzell, who makes her home with
Mrs. Rapp, but who is now visiting in
Moline, was seriously injured Wednes
lay evening in Quincy in alighting
'rom a street car on her return from
:he Chautauqua grounds. Relatives in
his city have no particulars of the ac
cident, save that it was serious and
that Mrs. Rapp was taken immediately
-o a hospital.
Build House Durina Vacation. Two
Moline boys. Jean and Charlie Pone.
are spending their summer vacation In
a way that promises to bring them re
turns in years to come. On a lot which
their father, C. H. Pope, has given
them In East Moline they are building
a six-room modern house. They drew
the plans themselves and are doing all
the work, from excavation up. All the
digging for the cellar has been com
pleted and work on the cement founda
tion is progressing rapidly, consider
ing that the working force consists of
Brother Killed in North. Peter
Stromquist of 1804 Ninth street de
parted on a sad trip Thursday evening
for Truesdall. Wis., where his brother
Ed Stromquist, lies dead. Ed Strom
quist was struck by an engine whilt
working along the tracks of a railroad
and was killed instantly, lie was 4f
years of age and was unmarried. He
had worked for the railroad the past
22 j-ears. He leaves besides his broth
er, one sister. The funeral will prob
ably take place in Moline.
Get $1,C00 From Iowa Man. Another
new wrinkle in J. W. Warr's manipula
tions as secretary of the Moline Build
ing. Savings and Loan association was
disclosed yesterday in papers iniroduc
ed by George W. Wood and J. B. Oak
leaf, attorneys for patent note claim
ants against the association. The pa
pers introduced show that an Iowan
named Charles Carson mailed a draft
for $1,000 payable to the association as
an investment for 10 shares of stock.
Warr was not in the city at the time
the draft was received, and Miss Emma
Peterson, Warr's secretary, acknowl
edged receipt of the money and said
she would have the certificate sent
when Warr returned home. The draft
was turned oved to Warr on his return
to the office and he mailed not a cer
tificate but a patent note to Carson.
Seven New Members. The execu
tive board of the Woman's club met
Thursday with the president and seven
new names were presented for mem
bership. It was decided to adopt (he
?ard system In arranging and keeping
ab on the membership, it being agreed
hat this will prevent any uncertainty
ibout the paid up membership. The
aames approved by the board are those
of Miss Emily Perkins, Mrs. Edla Lund,
Rock Island; Miss Bettye Adler, Dav
enport; Mrs. S. G. Hopper, Mrs. W. T.
Magill, Rock Island; Mrs. M. M. Briggs,
Rock Island; Mrs, William UI!oneyer,
Pharmacists throughout the world
have devoted their lives to the perfect
ing of Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea.
It contains the choicest medical roots
and herbs known to modern medicine.
Tea or tablets, So cents. T. II. Tho
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