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,THE MIGUS. .THURSDAY, AUGUST 0, 1906.
mmm is khated by
DEMOCRATS FOR SHERIFF
Other Places on Ticket
Left to County Com
mittee. COMPLIMENT SCHAFER
urer Convention at
DEMOCRATIC COl'MV TICKET.
For County Judge To be filled.
For County Clerk To be filled.
For County Treasurer To be filled,
For Sheriff Cornelius Donovan.
For County Superintendent of
Schools To be filled.
The democratic county convention
met at the Crystal theater at 11:30
this morning was called to order by
Chairman Sexton and adjourned to 1:30
this afternoon when it reassembled and
organized with T. R. Lees of Coal Val
ley, as chairman and J. R. Day of Mo-
line, as secretary.
Called to Order at 11:30.
The democratic county convention
was called to order at 11:30 this morn
ins by Chairman J. P. Sexton at the
Crystal theater. Secretary G. P. Stan
duhar read the call.
Chairman Sexton stated that under
the new primary election law it would
he necessary to form a temporary or
ganization to admit of the examination
of credentials obtained from the county
clerk. These were thereupon filed with
the secretary. Many delegates not being
then present, a motion was made by W.C.
Maucker that adjournment be taken
till 1:30 o'clock in order that the secur
ing of credentials by those who had
neglected to get them might be com
pleted. The motion prevailed.
The afternoon session of the demo
cratic county convention began with
call of the roll of delegates from the
lists of certificates. There were found
to be 57 delegates present.
Kec In Chairman.
Then the business was taken up. T.
R. Lees of Coal Valley, and Dr. R. C. J.
Meyer of Moline, were nominated for
temporary chairman. Dr. Meyer with
drew and on the roll call made as re
quired by law, Mr. Lees was unani
For temporary secretary Myron Jor
dan and John R. Day of Moline, and
George Stauduhar, secretary of the
county committee .were proposed.
Messrs. Jordan and Stauduhar with
drew. After some discussion of the
primary law as to the legality of such
procedure, it was decided to vote by
acclamation for secretary, and Mr. Day
was chosen by this method.
The Permanent Organisation.
When the question of making the
temporary organization permanent
came up and the law had been read, a
hitch occurred, Mr. Lees stating that
he had not yet been named as a dele
gate by the Coal Valley contingent, so
county chairman Sexton arrain took the
gavel and after the formality of making
air. jx?es a delegate nan been gone
through with, he was elected perma
nent chairman by ballot. Mr. Day was
made permanent secretary.
On motion of John P. Sexton the con
vention declared vacancies to exist in
the nominations for county judge, coun
ty clerk, county treasurer, and county
superintendent of schools by reason of
no candidates having filed a petition.
and the county committee was author
ized to fill the places on the ticket.
This was done by roll call.
Donovan for Sheriff.
When the office of sheriff was reach
ed the secretary read the result of the
primary election to guide the delegates
in their first ballot. The formality of
ratifying the choice of the voters and
declaring Cornelius Donovan the par
ty's nominee for sheriff was then com
pleted, the formality of roll call being
dispensed with after another reference
to the law in the case.
The following resolution was pre
sented by F. W. Garnett and unani
Compliment h to John .Nchufer.
Resolved, That this convention, rep
resentative of the democratic party of
Rock Island county, recognizing the
sentiment that prevails throughout the
county a sentiment that is not confin
ed to the ranks of the democratic par
ty favorable to the candidacy of John
Schafer for the office of county treas
urer, in view of the highly satisfactory
manner in which he discharged the du
ties of that office during the term of
his incumbency in that office, commend j
him to the consideration of the demo
cratic county committee to be placed
Its of Th
You'll say so, too, after
Another new edition has been
BUY THEM NOW
BOWLBY'S or TOTTEN'S
on the democratic ballot for that office.
provided he may consent to so serve.
County Committee Selected.
It was decided to allow the delegates
from the various precincts to make the
selection of county committeemen and
the roll was called after a recess In
which this was doner The following
are announced as members of the new
Canoe Creek J. H. Cooley.
Port Byron W. D. Hall. .
Zuma Charles Schafer.
Hampton, No. 1
Hampton, No. 2
Hampton, No. 3
South Moline, No. 1 Henry O'Brien.
South Moline, No. 2
Moline, First ward. First precinct
August Shallbcrg; Second precinct,
John R. Day.
Moline, Second ward. First precinct,
John Mullane; Second precinct, Cor
Moline, Third ward. First precinct
Daniel Brennan; Second precinct, Ben
Moline, Fourth ward. First precinct
Dr. R. J. C. Meyer; Second precinct,
Moline, Fifth ward. First precinct
Lawrence McKinney; Second precinct.
Moline, Sixth ward. First precinct
Joseph Rank; Second precinct, S. B.
Moline, Seventh ward. First precinct
Peter St. Clair; Second precinct,
Rock Island. First ward, -first pre
cinct ; second precinct,
Rock Island, Second ward, first pre
cinct, ; second precinct, E.
Rock Island, Third ward, first pre
cinct George W. Henry; second pre
cinct. W. C. Maucker; third precinct.
W. C. Hubbe.
Rock Island, Fourth ward, first pre
cinct John P. Sexton, second precinct,
Rock Island. Fifth ward, first pre
cinct II. L. Whcclan ; second precinct,
G. P. Stauduhar.
Rock Island. Sixth ward, first pre
cinct G. H. Wright; second precinct,
Rock Island, Seventh ward, first pre
cinct ; second precinct,
M. Bulger; third precinct, Henry
South Rock Island George M. Lu
kens. Black Hawk Fred Salpaugh.
Rural Andrew Donaldson.
Bowling C. B. Ellis.
Edgington. No. 1 A. W. Elliott; No.
Buffalo Prairie Michael Kelly.
Drury J. II. Foster.
Committee to Fill AH Vacancies.
Next the question of electing a chair
man of the comniiittee came up and
here the only division of the delegates
you have heard them.
The Garden of
received, but won't last long.
Fair tonljcbt and Friday; ftllKhtly cool
Showers and thunderstorm from the
Missouri and upper Mississippi valleys
to the middle Atlaitle states and Xew
England have, again attended the baro
metric depression which has moved
northeastward from western Iowa and
Is now over southeastern Minnesota.
Kxcept that scattered showers and
thunderstorms from Arisona to western
Texas have resulted from an area of
low pressure ' which remains over the
son t hern plateau states, fair weather
has prevailed in the remaining seetious
from which reports are received. Fair
weather In this vicinity tonight and
Friday, with somewhat cooler temper
atures tonight, will follow the further
advance eastward of the Minnesota low
J. M. SHEUIER. Local Forecaster.
Temperature at 7 a. m., TOt at 3:?tO
p. m., Ml. Minimum temperature in 24
hours, ,s; maximum, 85. Velocity f
wind at 8 a. in., 6 miles.
took place. Some held that it should
be done by the convention and others
that the committee ought to have the
power inasmuch as It was not in the
call. Finally a motion to adjourn was
made by a Moline delegate and this
was declared carried 25 to 26 on a ris
ing vote. In the meantime John r
Sexton, who has served as chairman
for four years, expressed himself on
the question of his reelection, stating
that he was not a candidate for reelec
tion to the extent of forcing himself
upon the party, but would be found
working for the best interests of the
democrats as well in the ranks as at
the head of the county organization.
Before adjourning the county coin
mittee was authorized to fill all vacan
cies in the committee itself, as well as
elect its officers and fill all vacancies
in the ticket.
Insure with Beecher Bros.
Buy a home of Reldy Bros,
Anyone desiring 'safe See McKec.
Trl-CIty Towel Supply company.
"The Garden of Loven" at Totten's.
Money to loan. See Beeeher Bros.
For bus or express, Spencer & Trcf z.
For bus, baggage, express, call Robb's.
"Just You" a popular song. Buy it
H. T. Siemon wants your tin and fur
nace work. 152G-1528 Fourth avenue.
Joe Grotegut has accepted a position
at Gustafson & Hayes clothing store.
There will be a missionary meeting
conducted by the C. W. B. M. of the
Memorial Christian church in the Sun
dav school room this evening . at S
o'clock. A good musical program has
been arranged for the meeting.
"Just You" and "the Garden of Love"
the latest song hits at Totten's Music
Totten has a new edition of the lat
est song hits" Just You and "The Gard
en jf Love."
Simser wants your picture framing.
Latest framing machinery. 1318-1320
Third avenue. .
C. C. Kroeger will reopen his saloon
at 401 Fourth avenue Saturday night.
Free lunch will be served.
Thirty large level lots, three blocks
south of Long View park, $300 and
$325. E. W. Robinson, old phone 759-K.
Don't forget the lawn sociable tomor
row evening at the home of Mrs. Van
Home. 915 Fifteenth street. Ice cream
ami cake, 10 cents.
Expert manicuring, shampooing and
thorough treatment of the hair and
scalp given by Mrs. Sol Levi, 736 Sev
enteenth street. Old phone west 59.
Wilhelm Weiner of Coal Valley was
taken into the county court and an in-
1 qulsition made into his mental condi
tion. After an examination by Dr. A
E. Williams the case was dsmissed
This evening the ladies of the United
Presbyterian church will give a socia
ble at Long View park for the benefit
of Mrs. Sylvester Ritchey, whose hus
band was drowned recently. Refresh
ments will be served near the play
grounds on Fifteenth street, and in
case of inclement weather the sociable
will be held at Armory hall.
IN THE SUBURBS.
Mrs. Albert Oak was in Rock Island
Charles Kell of Chicago is home vis
itlng his brother, Roy Kell, of Taylor
Mr. Dailey's mother and father from
Port Byron are visiting with him this
Miss Mabel McBurney of Rock Island
snent Sunday with her sister, Mrs. Ar
James Miller and F. E. Garnett drove
to Cable Tuesday to attend the fu
neral services of Fred Jackson.
Mrs. Space, who had a paralytic
stroke some time ago, is reported to be
Mrs. Charles Burgoyne was a Rock
Island caller Wednesday.
Miss Hannah Miller and brother. Wil
laim Mjnert iCft for Avoca, Iowa, Tues-
day to attend the funeral of their cou
sin, Isaac Miller.
Rev. Mr. Jaggers went fishing Wednes
day at Andalusia and brought home a
catfish which weighed 11 pounds. He
assures his friends that he caught it.
Mrs. John Crawford and children
from Chicago are visiting with W. F.
Mrs. James O'Connell's health has
imoroved to such an extent she has
been able to go to Rock Island for fur
ther medical treatment.
Everett Crawford of Davenport spent
a lew days last ween wun uis giauu
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father, W. F. Crawford.
Mrs. J. H. Brookman spent Wednes
day with friends in Milan.
Wells Strohmeier of Rock Island Is
spending the week with his parents.
The Misses Mary and Effie Oldham
sDent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. John
The Misses Lillian and Bessie Wil
liams of Rock Island are visitin
Miss Nellie Hayes of Edgington Is
spending the week with her sister.
Mrs. Clarence Roberts
Mrs. Cf. F. Brookman and little son
Harry' of Center Point, Iowa, are vis
iting friends in Milan.
Oscar Ramser of Rock Island re
turned home Tuesday morning after a
visit with Mr. and Mrs. John Kane.
Miss Josephine Strohimeier of Rock
Inland was an over Sunday visitor with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Maude Seefeldt entertained a
number of her friends Monday after-
noon in honor of her loth birthday an-
Mrs. Sophia Buffum returned home
last week after a visit of several
weeks with her son Ira of Maquoketa
Mrs. Ganson of Davenport, who has
been visiting her daughter. Mrs. Wil-
liam Simmons, returned home Wednes-
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dollarhlde and
little son Charles of Davenport were in
the village over Sunday visiting rela
Miss Mary Oldham departed Tues
day morning for Rock lsiana to rane
up work as nurse at St. Anthony's hos
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Glazier and little
daughter Hazel of near Reynolds spent
Supday with Mrs. Glazier's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Roth.
Mrs. Ray Parmenter and children of
Gilman, Iowa, are visiting at the home
of Mrs. Parmenter's parents. Mr. and
Mrs. S. A. Leeman.
Mr. and Mrs. Davis Simpson and lit
tle son Leroy of Edgington spent Sun
day with Mrs. Simpson's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. N. P. Phillips.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Brown of Rock
Island, who have been visiting the
past month with the latter's grandpar
ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Wenks, returned
home Wednesday morning.
The funeral services of the late Rev.lat
Karl Rosmark were held at 2 o'clock
this afternoon from the Swedish Bap-
tist church. Burial took place atRjv.
; erside cemetery, Moline. .-' i
COX AMD KITTILSEM
IB BY REPUBLICANS
For County Treasurer and
Sheriff Respectively Af
ter Hot Combat.
THE OTHER NOMINEES
Convention Meets at Court
House and Adjourns to
Itcpubllcau County Ticket.
Fcr County Judge E. E. Parmenter.
For County Clerk H. B. Hubbard.
For County Treasurer Pleasant Cox.
For Sheriff Edward Kittilsen.
Fc County Superintendent S. J
The republican county convention as
scmbled In the circuit court room at
the court house at 11 this morning
elected Major C. W. Hawcs of Rock
Island as chairman, and John Sundine
of Moline as secretary, and adjourned
to 2 o'clock this afternoon at the Illi
nois theater, where it reassembled.
Want Itoosevelt for Third Term.
The report of the committee
on resolutions. which was ire-
mittee on resolutions, which was pre
sented by the convention came first.
In substance it approves President
Roosevelt's attitude on public ques
tions, and expressing the sense of the
convention that while he has expressed
himself as' opposed to a third term, he
should accede to the wishes of the peo
ple, and again become a candidate.
The resolution also commended Sen
ator Cullom and Governor C. S. Den-
eon. 1 he primary law was approved
as a step toward a direct expression of
the people on the candidate.
The committee on credentials report
ed no contests. The committee on per
manent organization recommended
that the temporary organization be
permanent. The reports were adopted.
I'nmienter for Judicr.
On the first ballot. Judge IS. K. Par
menter was renominated for county
judge, carried 327 votes. There was
no opposing candidate.
H. B. Hubbard was nominated for
county clerk by the full vote of 152 1,
Robert J. Pears, the other candidate at
the primary retiring from the race be
fore the ballot was taken in the nom
Com for Treasurer.
On the first ballot for the nomina
tion for county treasurer the vote
stood: Pleasant Cox 211, Whiteside
89, Hutchinson 23, and Peterson 4. Mr.
Cox having more than the required
1C5 votes for nomination, he was de
clared the nominee.
Keillam Mrenks Loose.
The balloting on the candidates for
sheriff began at 2:45. The first ballot
stood: Kittilsen 142, Bruner 88, Rey
nolds 73. Dooring 20, Carey 4. There
being no choice on the ballot made ac
cording to the vote of the primary, a
second ballot was taken. Bedlam broke
loose in the convention immediately
after the first ballot was announced,
shouts of Kittilsen being made In an
effort to stampede the convention for
the Moline man. Bruner's friends came
back with a similar demonstration, an J
the popularity of the two seemed about
even. Both appeared on the floor of
the hall, in resiwnse to the cries. Cheer
after cheer rang out for each, the Rock
island and Moline delegates vicing
with each other in their efforts to
stampede the convention for their fa
vorites. After each had had a turn,
the Reynolds crowd did a similar Btunt,
and the second ballot proceeded slow-
hy, each vote followed by cheers from
the friends of the candidates favored.
Ballot some More,
ThP vnti on the second ballot stood:
Kittilsen. 131: Bruner. 117: Reynolds.
7g. rjoerins- 1. Aeain there was no
choice, and demonstrations for the can
didates were again indulged In. Brun
er's noticeable gains on this ballot
gave promise of a long drawn out fight,
tho delegates of all three candidates be
ing bitter and firm for their men. Rey
noM, announced that he would stav in
the race though efforts had been made
tQ nave nim retire in favor of Bruner.
Tn third ballot stood: Kittilsen.
U2. Bruner. 119: Reynolds. C6. There
waf stni no cholce.
The fourth ballot did it. Kittilsen
barely -getting the required majority
with 171; Bruner, 144, and Reynolds
S. J. Kern;uson tTnaaiiuously.
William C. Mardis having retired, the
vote was almost unanimous for Samuel
J. Ferguson of this city as the nominee
for county superintendent of schools.
Mardis having but one vote.
The convention closed with the comple
tion of the routine business.
Ma?or C. W. Ilanes Presides.
The convention was called to order
at 11 o'clock at the circuit court room
the court bouse by A. H. Kobler, the
county chairman. . In the absence of,
Walter A. Rosenfield. the secretary, F.j
p.-. Ball acted in that capacity during
the organization of the convention.
The call was read and the certification
of the results of the primaries by the
county clerk was received and turned
over to the credentials committee.
Major C. W. liawes of this city aud
Captain W. C. Bennett of Moline were
nominated for chairman of the conven
tion, and Captain Bennett retired ia
favor of Major Hawes, who was elect
ed. John Sundine of Moline was elec t
ed secretary and M. T. Rudgren of this
city assistant secretary, without con
test. Commit tecs Are amel.
On motion, three members from
Rock Island, three from Moline, and
three from the country districts were
appointed on each of the several com
mittees. Following are the commit
tees: Committee on Credentials Rock Is
land, J. F. Witter, J. W. Parker, and
S. J. Collins; Moline, J. W, Johnson, M.
D. Rosenfield, and W. A. Macbeth;
country precincts, George Harris,
George McNabncy, and J. M. Hutchin
son. Committee on Resolutions Rock Is
land, M. E. Sweeney. Dr. J. F. Myers,
and C. J. Iirkin; Moline, George W.
Johnson, O. F. Anderson, and Ncls A.
Peterson; country percincts. Cyrus Mil
ler. John T. Campbell, and Fred Moody.
Committee on Permanent Organiza
tion Rock Island, Robert McC'ono
chie. Dr. J. R. Hollowbush, and E. M.
Krcls; Moline, G. F. Peterson, Andrew
Scott, and G. W. Wood; rural precinct ,
Melvin Thomas, Goorgc ..Norton, and
Early in the convention L. F. Crall?
arose and announced that be desirel
to withdraw from the race for the nom
ination for sheriff. Before adjourn
ment Charles George of Cordova an
nounced his withdrawal as a candi
date for county treasurer.
The court room proved Inadequate
for the convention, which was compos
ed of 329 delegates, and on motion of
J. B. Oakleaf. a committee was ai-
pointed, composed of Mr. Oakleaf and
Ezra Wilchor. to secure the Illinoli
theater for this afternoon's session.
The convention then adjourned until "
o'clock this afternoon, when it again
convened at the court house to adjourn
to tie theater building.
Will Nominate Entire County Ticket
for Fall Campaign.
The county convention of the social
ists will be held this evening at tho
rui ik r hall in this city. Ii is the in
tention of the socfalsts to nominate a
conjpkte county ticket to be placed in
the field this fall. The socialist sen
atorial convention is to be held at Mo
line next week, and the congressional
convention will be held in this city.
Arrested for Abandonment. 1
August J. Perrofte was arrested yes
terday afternoon on an information Hi
ed in the county court, charging him
with abandonment, his wife, Edna
Irene Perrote being the complainant.
Trousers Optional.' '
The dispatch that tells u that Lon
don society men will war blue even
ing coats this reason goe on to nay,
"Trousers or knee breeches will
optional." It seems, say the Boston
Globe, as if one or the otbr were es
eeutial. Isetl to it.
Mrs. Knlcker Weren't you frighten
ed when the bull bellowed at you on
account of your new dress? Mrs. Bock
er No. It wns exactly the way Hen
ry behaved when he got the bill.
The Intense itching characteristic of
salt rheum and eczema Is Instantly al-J
layed by applying Chamberlain's Salve, j
As a cure lor sKin diseases tms saive
is unequaled. For sale by all leading.
I70 a AVf
Roc it Island, la-
TO IMPROVE ON THE
SHORTCOMINGS OF OTH
ERS TO ECLIPSE ALL
COMPETITION ON WATCH
THERE'S NO GAMBLING
WITH CHANCE HERE. IT
MEANS THE BESTWORK,
PROMPTNESS, AND MOST
PUT US TO ANY TEST.
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Rock Island. III.
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