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THE ARGUS, (WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 20. lOOrt.
Smith Legally Dead. Legally Sam
uel F. Smith is dead, the fact being
brought to mind by the report of the
administrator of bi estate. The re
port was approved by Judge Barker,
the discharge of the administrator or
dered and the estate declared closed.
The interesting feature is that the
procedure is exactly the same as
though Mr. Smith were mouldering
under 10 feet of earth, instead of wax
ing fat at Anaraosa. '
Dressmaker Brings Charges. Kittle
Burns, a dressmaker, has sworn out a
warrant in Justice Hall's court, charg
ing Gilbert M. Brown with the crime
of obtaining goods under false pre-
- tenses. It is alleged that Mr. Brown
went to the home of Mrs. Burns to
" wrcure a garment which she had made
for his wife. He presented her a check
in payment and later, so it is alleged,
notified the bank on which the check
was drawn, not to cash it.
'Increase Surplus. At Monday's
meeting of the directors of the German
'Savings bank, a semi-annual dividend
of 5 per cent, payable Oct. 1. was de
clared, and $50,000 was added to the
surplus of the bank, from the undlvid
d profits. This increases the bank's
surplus from $250,000 to $S0O.ftOO, and
increases the maximum of its author
ized loan under the law to a 6ingle
borrower. It also shows the prosper
ous condition of the bank, which has
been sufficiently evidenced from its
published statements from time to
Ladies in Runaway. Mrs. Lowry.
the aged mother of Mrs. Louis M.
Dodge, 114 Bridge avenue, and Miss
Sears participated in a runaway acci
dent about 3 o'clock Monday after
noon that ended far less seriously than
spectators feared. The two ladies
were taking a drive, when on East
River street near the railroad cross
ing, a dirt wagon, driven by two boys,
collided with their buggy. The single
tree of the buggy was broken as a re
sult of the collision and the horse be
came so frightened that it ran away.
The two ladies were thrown violently
to the pavement, while the horse con
tinued its dash west on Third street.
nearly to Brady before it was caught.
Assistance rushed to aid the ladies,
and It was feared that serious injuries
would result from their violent fall.
They were taken to their home and
Dr. Cantwdl was called. He discover;
ed that Mrs. Lowry was unhurt be
yond the bruises and the shock, and
Miss Sears sustained no more serious
injuries than a cut over one .eye.
Packet Employe Stole Watch.
George Johnson, colored, was arrested
in Davenport by Ofhcer Mundt as a
fugitive from justice. Johnson was
employed on the steamer Columbia,
which runs between Davenport and
Burlington. While thus employed, he
entered one of the staterooms on fhe
boat and stole a watch belonging to a
lady passenger. Johnson has admitted
his guilt and will be taken to Burling
ton for trial, that being the home town
of the lady who owned the watch
which was stolen.
Obituary Record. .1. W. Old, living
on the Middle road about four miles
from Davenport, has received a tele
gram announcing tne death of Mrs.
Old's brother. James LaGrange. at his
home near Grand Junction. Col. The
dispatch states that Mr. LaGrange died
very suddenly, and the news of his
death was a great shock to his rela
tives here, as he was expected here
for a visit the latter part of this month.
Mr. LaGrange was formerly a long
time resident of Pleasant Valley, and
later of Big Rock, from where he mov
ed to Colorado about two years ago.
Rheumatism Cured in a Day.
Mystic Cure for rheumatism and
neuralgia radically cured in one to
three days. Its action on the system
is remarkable and mysterious. It re
moves at once the cause and the dis
ease immediately disappears. The first
dose greatly benefits; 75 cents and $1.
Sold by Otto Grotjan, 1501 Second ave
nue, Rock Island; Gustave Schlegel &
oon. 220 West Second street. Daven
Do you want something real
neat and tasty? Remember, we
are headquarter for all the wed
dings Everything the finest in
AMERICAN BEAUTIES. TEA
ROSES, CARNATIONS. CHRYS
ANTHEMUMS. VIOLETS. ETC.
Palms, Kerns, Plants, etc.; dec
orations for weddings, receptions,
halls, etc. Funeral designs and
sprays on short notice.
330 Twentieth St. Old phone 712-K
Business of Woman'i Club. At a
meeting of the executive board of the
Woman's club of Moline with the pres
ident, Mrs. G. H. Huntoon, yesterday
it was voted to accept the terms of
the trustee of the First Congrega
tional church for the use of the audito
rium and basement for the monthly
and open meetings during the club sea
son. The adoption of the card index
system to keep the records of members
was also ordered. The philanthropic
department for the new club year was
organized by the appointment of the
following officers: President. Mrs. A.
T. Foster; Vice President. Mrs. E. B.
McKeever; Treasurer, Mrs. Fred Sav
age. The music department has made
definite arrangements for the holding
of a concert in the First Congregation
al church Oct, 15, and Mrs. Genevieve
Clark Wilson, the noted singer of Chi
cago, will appear'on the program. A
small admission fee will be charged
to meet the expense of this concert.
The initiation fee for new members
was fixed at a dollar ror tne coming
year. The following names were vot
ed on and adopted: Moline, Mrs. J. C,
Tunnicliff, Mrs. J. Frank Effland, Mrs
H. M. Oldefest. Mrs. J. T. Lang, Mrs.
D. A. Leach: Davenport, Mrs. E. M,
Reading; Rock Island, Mrs. Louis Mo-
senfelder, Mrs. Presley Greenawalt
Stop Running ta Island Oct. 1
Cars on the Watertown interurban
will be run to Campbell's island only
till Oct. 1, and after that date there
will be a 20-minute service to Water-
town from 7 a. m. to 11:40 p. m. The
first morning car will leave the barn
on Sixteenth street at 5:30 and every
0 minutes thereafter until 7, when
the cars will leave on the hour, 20 min
utes past the hour and 20 minutes of
the hour throughout the day until mid
Will Invite State Meeting. At a
large and enthusiastic meeting of St.
George lodge, K. of P., it was voted
to instruct the representatives of the
local lodge to the grand lodge meeting
to be held in Chicago Nov. 8,-. to use
every effort to secure for Moline the
rand lodge meeting to be held next
October. Thie action was taken after
carefully considering the matter and
the local members are satisfied that
enough money can be raised for the
proper entertainment of the delegates.
Former Resident Killed. John Ol
son, formerly of this city, was killed in
Victor, Col., last Wednesday by fall
ing down a shaft in a gold mine. De
tails of the fatality are extremely mea
gre as the relatives in this city only
received a message stating that he had
been killed. Mr. Olson with his wife
and one child ; left-Moline. about. one
year ago and went to Colorado, where
he has since been engaged in gold min
ing. He was a member of the Viking
lodge of this city and has a large num
ber of friends in this city.
Auto Frightens a Team of Horses.
A team belonging to Butcher Tyler of
Rapids City took fright at an auto
while hitched on Fourth avenue at
Fifth street yesterday afternoon and
ran east for two blocks. At Seventh I
street the horses were unable to make
the curve and crashed through the
fence before a residence and brought
up against a tree, smashing the rig and
A Substitute for Hard Coal
EIGHT DEGREES ABOVE
AVERAGE WAS RECORD
Last Week's Temperature Unusually
High Rain in Northern Part
Just what you have been looking for. Our "Black Dia
mond" is a new coal found in southern West Virginia. Is
as hard as hard coal, goes farther, one-fourth as much
j ashes, and costs one-third less. Mo dust, no slack, and
positively no clinkers. Has higher B. T. U. than any coal
Union Ice (Si Coal Co,
Old Phone West 591. New Phone 6171.
GREAT FALL CLEARING SALE
Our immense wholesale stock over 100,000 rolls of Fine Wall Pa
per to be sold at less than factory cost. We are overstocked. Buy
all the Wall Paper you can use now and next year. Tell all your friends
50c Will Buy Paper For a Hoom.
It pays to take advantage of such a snap. Look at these prices:
2,000 rolls at a roll 2
3,000 rolls at a roll. .. . 3
- . 4,000 rolls at a roll 4
One hundred job lots high priced Wall Papers, only $1 for entire
room. Ten thousand rolls fine gilt Papers, only 5c a roll, and our cel
ebrated 35e, 40c and 50c specials for only 25c per roll.
ADAMS WALL PAPER Co.
310-314 Twentieth Street. . Rock Island, III.
rue weekly weather bulletin sum
mary tor tne week ending sept. 24, in
Much bright sunshine prevailed dur
ing the week ending Monday, Sept. 24
The temperature was considerably
above the seasonable average, the ex
cess in daily mean temperature aver
aging 8 degrees. The week opened
warm with maxima of 90 degrees and
over. At the close of the week min
ima about 50 degrees were registered
in. the central and the northern dis
Rainfall occurred on several days in
the northern, half of the state. Meas
urements in excess of an inch were re
corded on the 19th or 20th at Chicago.
Dwight, Elgin, Monmouth, St. Charles
and Sycamore. At Monmouth the total
for the week was 4.80 inches, of which
amount,, 4.18 inches occurred in 1
hours. Rain- is- needed in the central
and southern districts, the soil in
many places, being too dry for fall
As the season grows toward a close
a statement . relative to the dates of
occurrence of killing frosts is. oppor
tune. The Interval between the last
killing frost in spring and the first
killing frost in autumn averages about
176 days. The interval is longest in
the southern, and shortest in the
northern district. The average dates
of the last killing frosts in spring are
as follows: Southern district, April
12; central district, April 22; northern
district, April 29. The following are
the average dates of first killing frosts
in autumn: Southern district, Oct.
18; central district, Oct 11; northern
district, Oct. 9. The latest killing frost
In spring ever recorded in the south
ern district was May 14, and the earli
est in autumn, Sept. 14: in the central
district, the latest killing frost in
snrintr .Tnnp I and thn nrliocr in on.
itumn, Sept. 14; in the northern district
the tetesb killing In " spring; June 8,
Mueller's "H. L." Coal
Produces more HEAT and
contains LKSS ASHES than
other coals at same prices.
Shed Protected Coal
Weighs less than rain
soaked coal, a saving of i)o
per bushel, 75c per ton, at
least. Our coal is forked,
free from dust and dirt.
An Honest Ton of Coal
For your money is what
you want when you buy
from a reliable and consci
On the Safe Side
Of coal in buying here. We
have just the best coal
mined, we clean it right,
sell it ricrht and deliver it
ditto. You're taking no
chances on quality or cost
when you order coal from
7 fi A I
Twenty-fourth Street and
Third Avenue, Rock
G. Edwin Schmid,
The Only Saw Mill
In the three cities to out
your pine lumber. The
scarcity of cars iloes not
affect us. (uick delivery
LUMBER & TIMBER
OF ALL KINDS.
ilia L . 'Msm ttt j
I :j -a '
We Also Handle
Tar paper water proof roof
ing, nails and tin cap., sew
er pipe, building block,
drain tile, wall coping,
roofing tar and asphalt
The Talk of the Trade
if full of praise of our fa
cilities for smooth, interior
finish and ilooring, sash and
doors and ily proof screens.
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The Best Plan
For your new house, for re
pairs to your old one is the
cheapest in the end. Small
ana large orders receive
equal attention at our hands
and the earliest killing in autumn
The following table shows the mean
temperature and precipitation, with de
partures from the normal, of selected
weather., bureau stations, and typifies
the prevailing weather conditions of
the state for the past week:
Cairo 88 4 TC : S
Chicago S6 CO 72 : 9
La Salle 92 4S 72
Peoria 92 5u 72
Springfield .. ..90 52 74 : 8
Davenport 92 52 72 : 9
Dubuque 88 50 70 : S
Keokuk ..92 , 54 72 : 7
St. IxmiIs 90 58 74 :. 7
Cairo T 0.57
Chicago 2.C0 : 1.97
La,' Salle :.. 0.40
Springfield ....0.40 0.C7
Davenport 0.10 ' 0.61
Dubuque 0.20 0.7S
Keokuk 0.10 0.7C
St. Louis ; . . . . T 0.70
, Pimples call for immediate treat
ment. There's nothing more offensive
and dreaded than a pretty face cover
ed with eruptions. The. body must be
kept perfectly healthy with Hollieter's
Rocky Mountain Tea.. Tea or tablets,
o5 cents.- T. IL Thomas' pharmacy.
ABOUT THE COURT HOUSE.
Rock Island county court. Judge R
E. Parmenter presiding.
Estate of R. J. Baker. Trial of
claim of John Pollard for $400 set for
tiial on this day is continued by agree
ment to the 16th day of October, 190C,
at 2 o'clock v. m. Order for jury at
Estate of Anna Marta Thiel. Admin
istrator's inventory filed and approved
Appraisement bill and widow's award
filed and approved. Guardian's relin
quishment and selection filed and ap
proved by administrator to sell per
sonal property at private sale filed.
Hearing thereon, same granted.
Estate of Joseph H. Fisher. Bond
of said H. L. Framing filed and ap
proved and letters of administration is
sued to him. George Hinderer, M. L.
Pinkley, and J. B. Haislip appointed
Estate of Herman A. Lindberg. Pe
tition to sell personal property at pri
vate sale filed. Hearing thereon and
Estate of Gustaf Erickson. Claim
of John Nelson allowed in class 7 at
25 by agreement.
Real Estate Transfers.
William Brooks et al to Elmer S.
Allen, lot 14. block 1. Brooks' Grove
addition. Rock Island, $650.
Charles H. Pope to Jean A. Pope,
lot 20, block 168, town of East Mo
line, $300. , .
Willard L. Velie to William H. Chris-
tison, lots 144, 183, 184 in Emma D.
Velie's addition. Moline. $2.;0.
William D. Stevens to William G.
Kellogg, lots 3 and 4, in block 3. Fair
mouut add.. Moline, $450.
William G. Kellogg to Peter F. Co
hort, lot 3. block 3. Fairmount add..
Loiii Mos.rnfelder to Fred F. Moopc.
part of nw'4 in section 2, 17. 2w, t'2.
Abigail Ely to Fred L. Smith, part
of lots 1. 2. ; and ::. in block Cor
Sheldon J. Wood in to Catherine
Dower, lot 5, block 1. in Woodin's Sw
ond addition. Rock Island, $1,500.
. Effect of Worms
Worcns clog a child's entire digestive system and hinder develop
ment, both mental and physical. In some caws, death has beeD
traced directly to worms forming a knotted mass in the intestines.
If your child shows symptoms, remedy before it is too late.
Chief among these are foul breath, dark' circles under the eyes,
flushed cheeks, picking at the nose, hed-wctting, disturbed cleen,
peevishness, craving tor indigestible food, grinding the teeth,
icvcnsnnesa, sour stomacli, hts and convulsions, etc.
KIGKAPOO WORM KILLER
is the easiest, safest, surest remover of all seat, pin and stomach
' J?18- It is a candy tablet cannot harm the tendered child.
Gives lasting benefit by sweetening and toning the entire svstem.
i Mrs. Mabel White, Readesboro, Bennington Co., Vt., writes:
"Last winter. Kick a poo Worm Killer nnvct mv oliWt cliildn life. lie
was taken ick and I thought he as f;oiii; to fir. I tried 11 1 in oh I rvrry
tliitiu, l:t it dit no Rood. 1-inaily, .Mr.x. A. 1'. Hiphiip, nr ilru(?un'
wife, told my hu.M.atut about Kitkapoo Worm Killer. We then tried
it aud the Ihv pansed u titomach worm eixl't inchen Ion. A short
time afterward, he p.iswd another. I know that Kickapoo Worm
Killer raved Ilia life. If people who rend this do not lclirve that it !
genuine they can write directly to me aud I will answer theiu."
Kickapoo Worm Killer will do this for your children. It is also
a wonderfully efficient remedy for all stomach aud intestinal
troubles of adults. 25 ceuts a box, druggists or by mail. Samples
and advice free.
KICKAPOO MEDICINE CO- Clintonville. Conn.