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THE ARGUS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1900.
Your house or lot for a farm or
a house or lot in another loca
Maybe your house is a little
too small, or too large. Maybe
you would like to live closer to
your work. Maybe you would
like to get out on top of the hill,
where you would have room for
a few chickens and a little as
paragus. Then come to see us. We can
give you any kind of a trade you
For Sale or
Two 5-room cottages in very
good location In Davenport, on
a lot 75x150. worth $2,100; will
sell for cash or trade for desir
able Rock Island city
A cozy 5-room cottage on Sth
avenue, between 11th and 12th
streets; want to trade for good
lot on 144 or 15th street, or oth
er desirable location; will sell
at o ferf
A modern 5-room cottage on 14 th
street; stone foundation, fur
nace, reception hall; will trade
for desirable property nearer
A 9-room modern house on 29th
street; cement sidewalks, laun
dry, electric lights; want to
trade for good building lot; bal
ance in cash;
A 7-room house near Long View
park; new and strictly modern;
will trade for small farm or
A 400-acre farm, located in Ma
son county, Michigan; will sell
for cash or trade for city prop
A modern 8-room house on 7th
avenue; 50 feet frontage; a
splendid home; will trade for
first class building lot in good
location, or for modern 6-room
A 9-room' house on 12th street;
modern; lot 89x198; will trade
for $2,000 property with 6 or 7
A 9-room house, built of strictly
first class material throughout;
modern; hot water heat, fire
place, bath, etc.; pantry; stone
foundations; one block from the
Red, Blue or Elm car lines;
worth $5,000; special
reason for sacrifice . . 4,100
A practically new 10-room mod
ern house; has every conveni
ence; quarter sawed oak finish;
hardwood floors; large lot; east
front; was originally listed with
us at $12,000; party must sell
In short or-
A 6-room house on 3rd avenue,
between 11th and 12th streets;
city water and
gas .. $17
A modern 7-room house
on 12th street $20
A modern 8-room flat
on 4 th avenue $2S
An 8-room house on 17th street,
near 7th avenue; hot water heat;
A good store room, with mod
ern flat upstairs, located at 7th
avenue and 17th street; rent will
he made right for good tenant.
Open Wednesday and Saturday
Real Estate and Insurance.
1801 Second Avenue. Upstairs.
Old Phone 702-Y.
Supreme Court Affirms the Award
of $2,500 for John Steele
man for Injuries
AGAINST THE ROCK ISLAND
Has Been in the Courts for Over Six
Years East Moline Enjoinei
from Issuing Bonds.
Among the many cases which were
disposed of by the supreme court at
Springfield yesterday, was that o! John
Steckman of Milan against the C, R.
I. & P., a damage suit which has been
in the circuit and appellate courts for
over six years. The court affirmed
the verdict of the jury awarding Mr.
Sheckman $2,500 damages. In 1S9S
Mr. Steckman was injured in a run
away accident on Fifth avenue, his
horses becoming frightened by the
tooting of a whistle on one of the Rock
Island's engines. He was seriously in-
jured, and was removed to St. Antho -
ny's hospital. In the first trial of the
suit in 1900 before Judge Ramsay, Mr.
Steckman was awarded $5,000, and
nen a new inai was granted, and
heard before Judge Gest in 1902, a like
verdict was returned. This casj was
taken to the appellate court, v-hica re -
versed the case and remanded it for
for trial, In 1903. The case was tried
again In 1904. before Judge Gest, andlsents a strong bill for the opening, in
the verdict of $2,500 damages was re-
turned. The appellate court ailrmed
the case, and now the supreme court
has also sustained the lower court in
the verdict and findings.
Make Injunction Permanent.
In the case against East Moline,
brought by C. H. Pope in a friendly
test injunction bill, the supreme court
made permanent the injunction secur
ed in the circuit court here, restraining
the village from issuing bonds above
the constitutional limit, to provide for
a drainage system. The issues in the
case are similar to those involved in
the storm drain injunction suit against
the city of Rock Island now before the
Thomas T. Burton.
Thomas T. Burton, a resident of this city
for 60 years, died last night at 10:50 at
the home of his son, Albert Burton,
2S10 Fifth-and-a-half avenue, after be
ing confined to his bed by illness but
a day. Death was due to old age. Un
til yesterday Mr. Burton was in fairly
good health, apparently.
Mr. Burton was born In 1818 in
Pennsylvania. He made his home for
some years at Cumberland, Md., and In
1846 removed to Rock Island, where he
had since resided. He was a wagon
maker and followed that trade in this
city. He enlisted in the civil war, but
after six months' service was taken
ill. and was discharged.
He was twice married, five of the 12
children by his first marriage surviv
ing. His marriage to Mrs. Mary Rich
ards took place about 10 years ago. He
Will stop any cough that
can be stopped by any
medicine and cure coughs
that cannot be cored by any
It Is always the best
cough cure. You cannot
afford to take chances on
any other kind.
KEMP'S BALSAM cures
coughs, colds bronchitis,
grip, asthma and consump
tion in first stages
It does not contain alco
hol, opium morphine, or
any other narcotic, poison
ous or harmful drug.
I Y i
is survived by hi3 wife, three sons
Albert and John Burton of this city
and Isaac of Lewiston, 111., and two
daughters. Mrs. Mary Toumey and
Mrs. Joseph Murdock of Jackson
I Mich., and by 19 grandchildren and 7
great grandchildren. Three brothers
Lyttleton and William Burton of Frost
berg, Md., and Alex Burton of Cumber
land, and a sister, Mrs. May Foley of
Frostberg, also survive him
services over the remains
0f Mrs. Johanna Lynch, who died
Chicago, will be held at St. Joseph's
church at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning
Dean J. J. Quinn will conduct the re
quiem high mass. Burial will take
place at Calvary cemetery.
New Vaudeville House in Charge
Norman Friedenwald Promises
to Be Great Success.
The new Elite vaudeville theater on
Eighteenth street, between First and
Second avenues, was opened last ev
lening most auspiciously, and the open
I Ing performance attracted crowds that
more than filled the house. The thea
Iter is a well arranged and finely ap
I pointed nouse, and promises to oe a
I great success. Mayor McCaskrin was
I present, and made a few remarks on
1 the inspection of the building, prelim
I inary to the first program.
Manager Norman Friedenwald pre-
eluding the mysterious Fontinelle. and
"The Red Girl" act a little Indian olay
let of unusual merit. J. Bernard Dyl
lyn, the character singer, proved a
INCREASE AT TUBE FACTORY
Three Thousand Kewanee Workmen
Get a 6 Per Cent Advance.
Announcement is made of an in
crease in wages of all employes of the
Western Tube company at Kewanee
except the tonnage and piece workers.
whose pay is frequently adjusted.
About 3.000 of the 4.500 men employe !
will receive 6 per cent advance begin
ning Jan. 1.
STATE TEACHERS CONVENE
Session Opens in Springfield Tomor
row with Good Program.
The meeting of the State Teachers'
association will open in Springfield to
morrow with promising indications of
a large attendance to listen to a strong
program. The convention will con
tinue over three days. Several Rock
Island teachers will attend.
CHILDREN EAT POISON; DIE
Two Young Girls of La Harpe, III., Vic
tims of Celebration.
Keokuk, Iowa. Dec. 25. Elizabeth
and Julia Campbell, children of Wil
Ham Campbell of La Harpe, 111., died
last night from eating candy, supposed
to be poisoned. Another child is in
Advertised List No. 52.
Following Is a list of letters remain
ing uncalled for at the Rock Island
postoffice for week ending Dec. 22
1906: Miss Rella Bloyed. Miss Edna
Becker. Miss Ida Brant, Mrs. Harry G
Elize, F. N. Eldridge, Gust A. Fred
lund, Mrs. Lydia Guthrie, Harry Ham
arstrom. Alma Johnson, John Kurtz
Miss Nellie Keopp, Z. Kistrelbaum
Tom Madden, Dr. C. C. Manning, Mrs
Joseph McMan, Gladys Ray, M. F. Ren
ant, Mrs. Louis Stafford, Dr. C. Stew
art. Warren L. Smith, Mrs. Nelli
Smith. Mrs. Mary Smith, A. S. Smith
Miss Edith Shipman, George Wight,
Miss Bessie Wilson, E. Zachery. For
eign, MIsb Elin Svensson.
HUGH A. J. M DONALD, P. M.
Coal Fuel Better Than Oil.
An Interesting report was recently
made to Washington in regard to the
comparative values of coal and oil as
fuel on torpedo boats. It was proven
that a boat using the former made
much better speed than the one using
the latter. It has also been proven
very conclusively that for curing ail
ments of the stomach, liver, kidneys
and bowels Hostetter's Stomach Bit
iters is a far superior remedy, and as
the tests extend over a period of 53
years there is no logical reason why
any man or woman should hesitate in
trying it. Don't resitate another min
ute. One bottle will convince you that
It will cure poor appetite, belching,
bloating, sick headache, nervousness,
sleeplessness, dyspepsia, indigestion,
costiveness, female ills, chills and colds
Ask your druggist for a free copy of
our 1907 Almanac. It will surely In
A Western Wonder.
There's a hill at Bowie, Texas, that's
twice as big as last year. This wonder
is W. I Hill, who from a weight of 90
pounds, has grown to over ISO. He
says: "l suffered with a terrible cough,
and doctors gave me up to die of con
sumption. I was reduced to 90 pounds,
when I began taking Dr. King's New
Discovery for Consumption, Coughs and
Colds. Now, after taking 12 bottles, 1
have more than doubled in weight and
am completely cured." Only sure
cough and cold cure. Guaranteed by
W. T. Hartz. druggist; 50 cents and $1;
trial bottle free.
It is a mistake to use a violent ca
thartic to open the bowels. A gentle
movement will accomplish the same re
sults without causing distress or seri
ous consequences later. DeWitt's Lit
tle Early Risers are recommended.
jSold by all druggists.
DAY OF FESTIVITY
Christmas Observed in Various
Ways in Homes and Churches
of the City.
CHILDREN ARE GIVEN FEAST
Bethany Home Little Ones Guests of
Manager McHugh, and Each Re
Christmas is being observed in vari
ous ways in Rock Island today, and
everywhere the spirit of good cheer
and good will is manifest. The day
was celebrated by fitting observances
in the churches this morning, and at
all of the services there were unusual
ly large congregations in attendance,
this being particularly true of the early
morning services at the Catholic
churches. In sermon and song, and in
the decorations, the Christmas anni
versary was celebrated in the churches
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those who otherwise would have found
it lacking of Christmas cheer, through
the efforts. of the Associated Charities,
the Salvation Army, and other organ
izations and individuals.
Ilrtlmny Children at the Harper,
The Bethany Home children are the
guests of Manager Charles McHugh at
dinner at the Harper house this after
Manager Charles McHugh had pro
vided a most elaborate entertainment
for the children and together with an
appropriate gift for each one which
was placed by each plate at the table
After the children had finished their
dinner they were ushered to the
ordinary adjoining the dining room
where an immense Christmas tree had
been arranged for them by Mrs. Mc
Hugh. The tree was beautifully deco
rated with the usual Christmas trim
mings and adorned witn many pres
ents for the little folks such as games,
dolls, sweaters, bags of candy, books,
mittens and many other things which
are a child's delight.
rbM on, tha iihfc him0,i n
erivp it more beautiful effect. It is
seldom that so many happy faced chil-
ren are seen together and the affair
proved not only a rare treat in the
hotel dinner itself, bub In the success
sion of revelations and surprises
At Salvation Army.
The Salvation Army today gave the
largest Christmas dinner to the poor
that has ever been dispensed by that
organization in Rock Island. There
were 50 baskets with dinner in each
for a family of five persons, sent out
The good things included chicken, po
tatoes, canned .goods, bread
etc. Members of the local
grateful to the public for the manner!
In which aid has been extended in this
Thf Day at Watrrtown
At the Watertown hospital the 1,200
or more patients were regaled with an
elaborate feast, similar to that pro
vided ror rnanksgivmg day. A pres
ent for each patient was also provid
ed. The attendants at the institution
will hold a masquerade ball this even
ing. and Thursday evening the patients
will have an entertainment, with danc
ing and cake walking.
Gnn flub Shoot Innr.
At the Watch Tower range this af
ternoon the Rock Island Gun club is
holding a big turkey shoot for the club
members and their friends. Harry
Kahler, of the Cumberland Gun club of
Davenport, will give an exhibition of
The roller skating rink was open
this morning, and will be the attraction
for hundreds this afternoon and this!
evening, ine theaters will attract big
crowds at the various performances
today. The newly opened Elit and the
Crystal theater both provide good vau -
deville bills, and at the Illinois the
Innocent Maids" company appears in
hieh class burlesaue.
Dr Emma Morcan went to Aledo
thia Ttinmtnir tr cncnH rhrMmoo wifv.
Howard Plummer of Minneapolis, Is
here spending the holidays with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Plummer.
W. A. Anderson and O. P. Anderson
of Viola are spending a few days in the
city and are registered at the Hotel
ABOUT THE COURT HOUSE.
Rock Island county court, Judge E.
E. Parmenter presiding.
Estate of Philip Fuhr. Final report
and settlement of administrator filed.
Hearing thereon set for Jan. 23, 1906,
at 9 o'clock a. m. Ordered that admin
istrator, notify heirs by publication.
In re guardianship of minor heirs of
Irwin Tompkins. Petition by Mabel
Tompkins, mother, for letters of guar
dianship to be issued to the Central
Trust & Savings bank filed. Said peti-
Hon considered and said bank appoint
ed said guardian and letters of guar
dianship issued to said bank.
Estate of Nels Anderson (Andrew
Anderson, administrator). Report
of sale of real estate to pay debts filed
and approved and order for executor
of deed to purchaser. (See order).
Estate of Dedrich Muenster. Proof
of death filed. Will dated March 15.
1902, presented for probate. Petition
J for . probate of will filed. Hearing on
petition for probate set for Jan. 18,
1906, at 9 o'clock a. m.
Real Estate Transfers.
Jane S. Cable to John W. Brecken-
ridge, lot 12, block C, Buford & Guy-
er's add.. Rock Island. $190.
William Goldsmith and Catherine
Goldsmith to Emma D. Dittmer, lot 10,
block 4, Old Town Milan, $1.
Luther D. Edwards to Ella Harris
Edwards, lot 25, block 2, Ryder &
Read's add., Moline, $1.
Harry L. Schweder to William A. F.
Range, tract in s& and wV& lot C, sec
tion 31, 17, 2w, $3,360.
William Danner to John G. Fuhr, se
corner of seV4, sw1, of section 14, 16,
Elizabeth B. C. Johnson to Emil
Johnson, lot 8, block 7. Pitts, Gilbert
& Pitts' First add.. Moline. $1.
Charles H. Anderson to Anton E.
Froyd, lot 3, block 4, Pitts, Gilbert &
Pitts' First add., Moline, $3,500.
D00LING COMES BACK
WITH DAMAGE SUIT
Court of Honor Officer Begins Action
at Springfield to Vindicate
I TTVo.,1, XT' T-W,lir,o- fnmn
ror state omce on tne democratic "CKet
and recently acquitted of charges of
embezzling funds of the Court of Honor
he held in trust, has filed In the cii;-
cuit court at Springfiefd precipe for
summons in a suit for $20,000 damages
against Arthur L. Hereford, who in
vestigated the recent proceedings. The
allegation in the declaration which will
be filed later is that Hereford had at
various times made slanderous state
ments about the plaintiff and has called
him a "thief and an "embezzler." This
case follows others filed some time ago
against certain officials of the Court of
Honor and newspaper men. The bill
will also probably contain a charge of
conspiracy. Hereford is supreme chan
cellor of the Court of Honor.
PASTOR MUST SERVE TERM
Baptist Minister, Convicted of Attempt
ed Criminal Assault.
Decatur, III., Dec. 25. Rev. E. L.
The room wasMames former assistant pastor of the
rJFirst Baptist church, has been sen-
tenced to an indeterminate term in the
criminal assault. James accepted the
sentence without a show of emotion
His mother, who was in court, broke
down. The defense asked Judge Johns
to commit James to the asylum for the
criminal insane, saying he was derang
ed as a result of vices, but the re
quest was refused.
Junior Teams Play.
The first game In the junior handball
tournament at the Y. M. C. A. was
played yesterday afternoon between
I Taylor and Wilshire, and Mclntyre and
post arejHuntoon, the latter winning by a score
of 21 to 16,
The third survey by the Rock Is
land Southern company to Rock Island
has been completed. The length of
the line has been shortened by about
In Praise of Chamberlain's Cough Rem
There is no other medicine manufac-
tured that has received so much praise
and so many expressions of gratitude
as Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It
Is effective, and prompt relief follows
its use. Grateful parents everywhere
do not hesitate to testify to its merits
I ror tne benefit or otners. It Is a cer
I tain cure for croup and will prevent the
I attack if given at the first appearance
I of the disease. It is especially adapted
Ito children as it is pleasant to take and
I contains nothing injurious. E. A. Hum
I phreys, a well known resident and clerk
in the store of E. Lock, of Alice, Cape
Colony, south Amca, says: "I have
used Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to
ward off croup and colds in my family.
I found it to be very satisfactory, and
I it gives me pleasure to recommend it.
I For sale by all leading druggists
upen tne Doweis ana get tne coia out
of your system. Kennedy's Laxative
Cough Syrup opens the bowels and at
th same time allays the inflammation
of the mucous membranes. Contains
honey and tar. Drives out the cold and
stops the cough. Absolutely free from
any opiates. Conforms to the national
pure food and drug law. Pleasant tc
take. Sold by all druggists.
When the Nerves
Are Played Out.
Suicide, insanity, falling sickness,
paralysis. These are some of the re
sults of worn-out nerves. No one would
neglect a disease so dreadful in its re
sults as nervous exhaustion if the dan
ger were only realized with the first
The time to begin the restoration of
the nerves by the use of Dr. A. W.
Chase's Nerve Pills is when you find
yourself unable to sleep at nights, suf
fering from headaches or neuralgic
pains, indigestion or weak heart action.
Loss of flesh and weight, growing
weakness and debility, a tendency to
neglect the duties of the day, gloomy
forebodings for the future, are other in
dications of depleted nerves.
Tou cannot liken Dr. A. W. Chase'e
Nerve Pills to any medicine you ever
used. They are a nerve vlcalizer and
tissue-builder of exceptional power.
Naturally and gradually they rekindle
life in the nerve cells and form new
red corpuscles In the blood the only
way thoroughly to cure nervous dis
orders. Dr. A. W. Chase's Nerve Pill
60 cents, at all dealers or Dr. A.'.Y
Chase Medltfae Co., Buffalo, N. T.
HARPER HOUSE PHARMACY. .
3 ULLEMEYEIt & STERLING C
To Cure a Cold in One Day,
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablet
Druggists refund money it it fails to
cure. E. W. Grove s signature is on
each box. 25 cents.
Of at least three desirable feat
ures when you order your Win
ter Apparel here.
First That the fabric will be
exclusive in pattern, and service
able. Second That fit and style can
not be bettered.
Third That the garments will
be worth every dollar of the
You are sure to need a Winter
Suit, Overcoat and Raincoat.
Can we take your measure?
E. F. DORN,
1812 Second Ave.
IN MATH'S EAST WINDOW.
The largest ever baked in the
three cities, 95 pounds, beauti
fully decorated with a horn of
plenty filled with candied fruits.
Its worth looking at, if you pass
our window, it will surely attract
your attention. Don't fail to see
it. We also have a large assort
ment of Xmas fruit cakes, leb
kuchen and springalies.
1716 Second Avenue
I can sell you either a new or slightly
used Steinway for about the price of
an ordinary Instrument. Let me
quote you figures and show you some
magnificent examples. I can sell on
easy monthly installments, same as
cash, when desired. Address,
L. C. FINCH,
P. O.Bot 355, ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
f hat 3fv-im n a4 '' pHMtw
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will put on for
The price was
75 Flat Neck
1619 Second Avenue.
TRI-CITY TRANSFER AND
Hauling and moving of all
kinds, large or small, at rea
sonable rates. Dally wagons to
Moline and Davenport. We al
so handle the best grades of
bard and soft coal. A portion
of your patronage Is respectful,
ly solicited. Satisfaction guar
anteed. New phone 5464; old
OFFICE, 215 TWENTIETH T.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL,
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