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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY,' AUGUST 8, 190G.
Reply .off Captain Walter Blair to
Proposition to Buy or
OF CRESCENT AT KEOKUK
Carnival City Packet Company Will
Take Columbia to Illinois River
"Thousands for defense; not one
cnt for tribute," was the reply tele
graphed by CapaJn Walter Blair of the
Carnival City racket company fo Can-
tain D. M. Swain in reply to a message navigation after they have become par-
froui the latter stating that he would , tally submerged.
the run in opposition to the Fred
Swain. The Swain has a splendid bus
iness, but the Columbia will make her
look sick. It will not take the Colum
bia away from this trade until present
contracts are completed, but about the
first week in September we will be
able to make the change."
The condition of the channel in the
vicinity of Alton is such that great
pa'ns have been taken by the officers
of the light tender Lily, in lading out
a course that miy be safely navigated.
Details of the changes wtich nv vital
to all ri verm en navigating tii:it part
of the Mississippi, have been ii-.n;:.-:i-td
by Lieutenant W. D. Capterton, ia
spictor of the light house district.
urges that the government place mark
ers and lights for the ends of wing
dams which are a source of danger to
DEATH FROM HEAT
Combined With Slight lllnesr,
Causes Death of Rev.
SWEDISH BAPTIST PASTOR
Found Dead in Bed This Morning at
Home of Pehr Dahlen In Charge
of Local Church a Year.
Baptist church of this city for the past
year, lie was a speaker of marked
ability. lie was born in Sweden, and
leaves a wife and several children, who
still reside there. He also is survived
by a sister, Mrs. Victor Engvahl of
ABOUT THE COURT HOUSE.
tell out or buy the . Keokuk-Quincy
packet trade for $2,000. This means
that the war will be prosecuted to the
bitter end not only on the Mississippi
river, but also at Peoria. The David
Swain la now running In opposition to
the Silver Crescent down the river and
the Columbia will next month "be sent
tip the Illinois to compete with the
Fred Swaiu between I'eoria and La
Captain Dlatr Talk.
Discussing the situation, Captain
"If Captain Swain would simply run
sbis toat and attend to business I
wouldn't have a word to say, but
when he circulates stories that
lie is in the field because we
had agreed to sell the Silver Cres
cent and the business to him and then
broke our contract, it is time for us to
do something. He is circulating re
ports among the papers In Keokuk and
Qnincy and I want to say unqualifiedly
that any statement that the Carnival
City Packet company ever bargained,
contracted, or agreed in any manner
whatever to sell the Crescent and her
business to Captain Swain, is absolute
ly false. And as for buying him out.
we will never pay him a red cent. In
the fir.vt place he hasn't a thing to
sell, and in the second place when any
one attempts to fight us in such a man
ner we intend to fight back and stay
in the fight to the ficiah, even if it
Gom to InventlKalr.
"I am going to Peoria tomorrow to
make thef trip between Peoria and
La Salle on the Fred Swain, which is
owned and operated by the Swain
Packet company, and see what arrange
ments will be necessary in the way of
wharf houses, etc.. with a view of tak
ing t lie Columbia from the Davenport
Buriingtou trade, and placing her in
Boats down: Ktnily, Mac, Ruth,
Eclipse, Zalus Davis, North Star.
J Boats up: Emily, Mac, Ruth, Eclipse.
The stage of water at o a. m. was
C.20; at noon, C.20. Temperature at
The intense heat of yesterday claim
ed a victim In Rev. Karl Rosmark, pas
tor of the Swedish Baptist church of
Rock Island county court. Judge E.
E. Parmenter presiding.
Estate of John L. Dienncn. Inven
tory filed and approved. Appraisement
bill and widow's award filed and ap
proved, widow's relinquishment and se
lection, filed and approved and order
turning over property selected to
Estate cf Herman A. Linberg. Oath
this city, who was found .lead in btHljtaken and fi,ed 1Jond of sal(i winiani
A falling tendency in the Mississippi
will probably prevail between Dubuque
i (ood Rain-
stage. light. Chge. tall.
St. Taul It 5.3 0.1 .01
Red Wing 14 3.0 0.0 .40
Reeds Landing ..12 3.4 0.0 .10
La Crosse 12 4.6 0.2 0
Prairie du Chien.lS 5.2 0.0 T
Dubuque IS 5.3 0.2 T
Le Claire 10 4.5 :0.3 T
Rock Lsland 15 C.2 :1.0 T
D. Moines Rapids S 2.5 0.0
Keokuk 13 4.3 :0.4 LIS
St. Louis 30 10.5 :0. 1.S0
Memphis 33 11.0 - 0.3 0
New Orleans 10 0.4 :0.1 0
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster
A. Mystery Solved.
"How to keep off periodic attacks of
biliousness and habitual constipation
was a mystery that Dr. King's New
Life Pills solved for me," writes John
N. Pleasant of Magnolia, Ind. The
only pills that are guaranteed to give
perfect satisfaction to everybody or
money refunded. Only 25 cents, at
Hartz & Ullemeyer's drug store.
A world of truth in a few words:
"Nearly all other cough cures are con
stipating, especially those containing
opiates. Kennedy's Laxative Honey
and Tar moves the Itowels. Contains
no opiates. You can get it at all drug
this morning at 0:30 at the home of
Pchr Dahlen, 421 Twenty-first street,
with whom he had been staying sine
last Saturday night. Rev. Rosmark
had not been well for several days,
having first complained Sunday even
ing of severe pains in the stomach. His
illness had kept him confined to his
Iiist evening he thought he was
somewhat improved, and Mr. Dahlen
retired at 9:30. Mr. Dahlen went to
his room this morning, and, thinking
Mr. Rosmark was asleep, did not in
vestigate. He returned to the room
again at 0:30 and also at 7:20. Notic
ing that he was not breathing Mr. Dah
len Immediately called a physician,
who upon examination found that he
had been dead several hours.
Iciitli AKriluel to llt-nt.
It is supposed that the intense heat
during the night caused his death. Cor
oner Eckhart was notified and held an
inquest at the home this morning at 'J
o'clock. The jury returned a verdict
of death from intense heat and over
work combined with acute bowel trou
ble. Walked from Davenport.
Rev. Mr. Rosmark had returned from
Chicago late Saturday evening and
spent the night at the home of Mr. Dah
len. He preached at the Swedish Bap
tist church in Davenport in the even
ing. After the services he walked back
to this city, and when he returned to
his room complained of very severe
pains in the abdomen. Thinking it was
not serious a physician was not sum
moned until Monday evening. The
physician left a prescription, and was
not again called to attend him. Mr.
Rosmark was confined to his bed dur
ing yesterday, but felt better in the
Had Iteeu Here a Year.
Rev. Karl Rosmark was 50 years old.
C. Wilson filed and approved and lit
ters of guard'anship issued to him.
In ro guardianship of minor heirs of
Herman A. Lindberg. Petition of Wil
liam C. Wilson, testamentary guardian
for letters of guardianship filed. Peti
tion granted-. Oath taken and filed.
Bond of said William C. Wilcon as
such guardian filed and approved and
letters of guardianship issued to him.
Estate of Andreas Tampoureos. Re
linquishment by brother, only resident
heir of right to administer and nomin
ation of Mike Dallas for administrator
filed. Petition granted. Oath taken
and filed. Bond filed and approved
and letters of administration issued to
Estate of Thomas Corns. Proof of
death filed. Will dated Jan. 3. 1003.
presented for probate. Petition for
probate of will filed. Hearing on peti
tion for probate set for Sept. 11, liMJG
at 9 o'clock a. in.
Real Estate Transfers.
Mueller Land & Timber company to
Arthur S. Benson, lot 10. block S. M.
Y. Cady's Firut addition. South Moline,
William E. Bailey to Herman J. Kain
lot 9, block 10, Wallace Grove addition,
Rook Island. $050.
Mary J. Dougherty to John P. Lan
non. lot 4. Gallagher's sub-div.. South
Rock Island, $200.
H. A. Ainsworth to John L. Peter
son, lot 9, Stewart's sub-div. lot 17,
29. 5, 17, lw. $700.
ire jgjys-gq el
"The Store That Saves You Money."
free with every
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Fine tailoring. Illinois theater building.
Visit the Suit Department tomorrow and every day this week
while you are out shopping and look at our line of wool and
silk suits. Perhaps it is a little warm, but at the price we're
going to sell them it will pay you to put one in your wardrobe
until the cooler weather. They are all man-tailored and of the
highest grade materials. Will not try to describe them a visit
to the department will at once convince you they are the best
values you ever saw for the money just one-half regular price.
WE ARE NOW CONDUCTING A BIG SALE ON LADIES' WHITE SKIRTS,
LADIES' WAISTS, AND THE TAPED-BUTTON WAIST FOR CHILDREN.
SEE OUR WINDOW DISPLAYS. ""
In Self Defense
Major Hamm, editor and manager of
the Constitutionalist, Eminence, Ky.,
when he was fiercely attacked, four
years ago, by piles, bought a box of
Bucklen's Arnica Salve, of which he
says: "It cured me in 10 days and no
trouble since." Quickest healer of
burns, sores, cuts and wounds; 25
cents, at Hartz & Ullemeyer's drug
and has been pastor of the Swedisn druggists
The intense itching characteristic of
salt rheum and eczema is instantly al
layed by applying Chamberlain's Salve.
As a euro for skin diseases this salve
is unequalcd. For sale by all leading
Charles E. Hodgson,
laserlcan Ins. Co Newark, N. J.
TontineDta! Ins. Co New York
Agricultural Ins. Co New Tork
Traders Ins. Co Chicago, III.
Williamsburg Ins. Co. ...'...New York
New Hampshire Ins. Co. . N. Hampshire
Sorfh German Ina. Co. New York
Security Ins. Co New Haven, Conn.
ina. Co.State of Illinois... Rockford, III.
Connecticut F::e Ine. Co. of Connecticut
Office, room 8. Buford block. Rates
low as consistent with security.
HOW TO LIFT THE
BURDEN OF DEBT
Is a problem that worries a great many people. There is
only one cause for this condition, and that is the lack of
money. We have a proposition to make to you that is safe,
sound and reliable. We will furnish you this lack of mon
ey with it you pay off your debts, and your worry ceases.
Thus you have solved the problem. Your dealings with
us are held in the strictest confidence; you are given all
the time you need to repay the loan, and the rates we as
sure you are as low as you can get on this kind of a loan.
Your furniture, piano, horses, wagons or other personal
property will secure that money for you today. If you can
not call, write or telephone us.
Fidelity Loan Co
Mitchell & Lynde Block, Room 33.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
Office hours 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday evenings. Telephone
West 514. New Telephone C011
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