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THE ARGUS THURSDAY, -FEBRUARY 21, 1007.
WILL TAKE ACTION
Committee Appointed to Devise
Plan to Bring Atout Ad.ust
ment of Freight Rates.
CONFERENCE IN DAVENPORT
Frank Mixter Acts as Chairman Cor
plain of Discrimination Against
father-in-law and vvifV's family on the
o'her. Justice Albert Johnson yes
terday iif'fnicon liisjiiifcsi.-il the charge
ol" abandonment against Mr. Norman.
It was arg.ied that Norman's motives
in coming ln i w iv not sincere, an'd
that lie. having In c:i ordertd by a
Ca'.iforniaTii'irf to pay his wife $50 a
month alimony on a cross bill site
to hi- divuvc:
The represe'untives of ootnti'.etci.ii
lugaiiizntinns of ttnc! Inland. I);ivi
liort. Moliii". ('iininu and lJuhuuin- nu"
ill the Davt n jiiirt I'otnnn ; eial chili ihi
inoining lo take up the qi'.rM i'lli of
action to liiiiiL- .-ilium an i t.uuIiT hu j
of freigh- rates Innti l ie i;i-'. iu I !' .- '
points in coin pari.- on vi: ii points fur
iher south on i!m rier. !U fit m :i-1
lives of i he trattic dc pal imeii , .!' th"'
inanufiicturii'g cimipanies of :i:e tine'':
cilies were also in a' ' ndai.ee, and ,
I lock Island was- ivprt 'tiiei'. I.y seven j
husiiicss men. inclndini'; .1:ii-r i.eviof;
the Industrial I'otumi.-sion. aid tie-j
menibi-is of the railway committi e i.i'j
tin- coiiunissioM. j
tlilrr lm l::iii'..::ni.
Frank Mit. r ef ihis iy was 1 1 : i -1 ' '
c hairman of the tneetinu. and ( '. A.
Steel, St !. taty of ii;e i )a veil i .11 Cull
ineteitil cilia. a(!"d ;;s secre'aiy. Til'
Hireling anihorizi d a cotnmitiee cum
all iis complicated has -. ; iu!
meeting autlioi i.e da eonir.i It tee rum
pus d of 1 lie seere! a ties of l'l" liil'o T
etit ( ommcrcia! organitiii-m.; of the
cities represemi d, to d vis,' a (nsi: t
etu plan of a-iiou 1.1 hiin;; j.Iimmt "he
iiilm iioii and e(inaii.a:ioti in rat s
sought. The northern cities renn sent
id rdaim lha" the railways di.-crimin-aie
ugniuM them in the matter of i.ro
from tiio tas'. in fttvor ol ci:i.s far
1 her south. It has been u-i""-:t 'd that
tile matter be presented i; lie int'T
state cotnmerce conimi-sion.
The liiiet'm;; lilis morning v.;.
fot the purpose of taking action
hit; toward an mijiisi nn 111 .
sited bv a i
the court's tlcrei..
it was pointed out
conn ri- r i 1 e V'u :i
iettve California. !
e::r:e!v iti e:
.i r. Norman si
1. 'tutu to Calife
in answer tr,
.lohn-ou if ii'
suit, he was aciti
frev hi:i:self from
On the other ham
that to escape the
mu had only to
lis property beine,
it was nigutil timt
(1 ;i iiiin.vucss 10
i with l is wife, ami
inn tii.'' of Justice
f ii' va- v.liiitl';' to f.!e hi:'-
litfot nit; a'.t'i 1 1 ;i: her as li"
r reidied emphatically tin
Tite justice asl ;! Mrs. Nor-
: ' ; e v. i- '
II. 1) ( 0.11
1 1'. . 'i:e.' .;
:;,). v.y.il she
i.a'.i' to liitni;
!ly. a' 1 onie v for
;,! ti !u': ;-i:i!l t roti;
It not ii:i'.' iiled
N.i: .nan had mil
tt- an assurance
i:. hi'- i : i ; to ion-.
."::!':.!' o.e. m.,!
: partms 111
intei or e i i rent
aeje ti red of
rag 1 lie wi' !K -s.'S
ft father. Joseph
Mrs. Kell. Dr.
Frank West ha v.
THE W EAT II Eli.
Holds Evidence Did Not Sustsin Com
plaint Made by Joseph Kell
After the afternoon had be
ill elTotts by the iil.oi'lley-
0111 fans to .-how the motie
bur Norman on the one htoei.
'!.-':(!! !':iir iiaul cotitrr l.fiii'hl; tin
toncf 1 t-iM:er:i:ut-i- : ill l- iiIhiiiI y.t'i'ti;
l''i'iil:t. t:trtl i-tui.l. titli
ill;: li'ili'MT:!; i:ri'.
J. l. SUi lttl.l!. I....:. I I'or.'.lil, r.
r-ii'!i'r:ii .irr :ii 7 :i. in.. 11: :il ::.:!!)
p. in.. It. M:; itmriit imiir:i 1 irrt- in l:-.s(
-3 !i.iiri, ttf): iijiiiiiiniin. 1 1, Velocity
wiml :K . :i. i.i . . I '2 hi it. -X kit li;iir.
t.-ejsi-hi Y:tti r. I.S iVi-l, :i risi nf .:t
e il :! I!.
! i n ami ovsters a' .Men
i r llros.
hi City 'i'o.ve! Supply eompany.
,u lets, bat'a;;". express, rail Kobb's.
iir lets i xpr. s-s, Sp Peer ,V Tli'f..
i-l, ii.r utii.ui made bread. I: beats
play, d !::
ii : ii m r:
Lent at tin-
'.en wtitr.s your tin ami titr-l-"!'
Kiii sler and Ilarnnann
t'.'i ek. I Jar; manii is i he
he 'hive."- The Lady t I.otl-
don). Hartmann at the Grand, Mon
day, Feb. 25.
During I-eiu tho Rock Island house
cafe will make a specialty of fish din
ners. ' 25 per cent difcount on agent's sam
nles side and back combs a" the Mill
Ten dozen men's $1 and $1.50 shirts,
to close out (lit and 79 cents. The Mill
Mill lensihs best table oilcloth 9
c c ins a yard at McCain 's Friday at I
Fast black ami white monniinii prints
4' i cents a yard at McCabe's Friday
at 2 o'clock.
See the boy wonder's fancy ro!!"r
exhibition at the Colonial parly -morrow
Don't spend your money j;ettin. a
rm lted snowdrift. liny dry coal from
the Mueller Lumber company.
Job lot. i .iH liairs mens trousers
fiom to 4'l waist, only !"S cents,
Ions as they hist, at the Mill store.
The Itrotherhood of Railway Train
men, lode (',17. will Rive its fifth an
nua! bail, at Indusirial hall Feb. 22.'
"Hartmann is not one of the .ureal est
violinists im is the t'.r ales'. Iterlm
Tatreblatt. Hartinarm at the Cram!.
Monday, Feb. 25.
Mueller's original Third vein coal 's
the only .third vein ihal don't ciinke
loves intense ami lasttim heat with but
little ash. Try it.
Notion;; hitter for cook stoves than
the prepared nm ami e.u coal from
one of the best mines in the slate. Iv
I!. MeKown sells them.
Expert manieui inj;. shampooing and
: horo'.mh treatment of she hair and
scalp iriven by Mrs. Sol Levi, 7ihi Sev
iiieenth street. Old phone wesi 5'.i.
E. 1!. Aic-Kown lias received another
Mipply of the celebrated Spriimlield
coarse mixed coal for furnact s and
.heaters. Present price is $2 per ton.
The ladies of tin Firs! M. E. church
will hold their February coffee at the
home of Airs. A!. E. Sweeney, tt.H
Twentieth si reei. tomorrow afternooi
Friday, Feb. 22, bei'ii. a national
holiday, (lie postolliee will close at l'l
a. m. There will be one delivery by
(iirtiir tiirottirhout the city, leaving the
office about U: 15 a. m.
The biij purchase of wool dress goods
that went on sale this morning at Alc
Ciibe's lias attracted a throng of shop
pers ail day. lie prompt tomorrow
morning for your share.
The annual banquet of the Mercer
County l!ar association wiil be 1 eai a'
Aledo tomorrow evtniiig. The judges
and county othcers of this circuit have
received an invitation to attend.
LESSONS OF VALUE
Taught Illinois Farmers at State
Institute Held at
LEARN OF CARE OF THE SOIL
first Attempt of Any Community to
Per.nanent'y Solve the
h 4 m
Any three of the following
50c articles three of any one
or, two of one and one of
another, or one each of any
three of these 50c articles for
50c Golf Gloves,
50c Mens and Boys
MOTHER SLEEPS BY
DEAD BABY'S SIDE
Edward Van Paul. Returning Home
Late, Finds Child Dead iti Bed
from Conges ition of Stomach.
Ti;e "-ntomhs-ohl baby of Mr. an 1
Airs. Edwatd Van Paul. Second sit;.;
and Railroad awnim, Aloline. was
found dead in bed about 1 o'clock this
morning by its lather. The failur re
turning home about that lime, on r --j
ihing, placed his hand on the linl
one ami felt that iis body was col. I. j
lie awakened his wife, who was sbi;i-j
ing wiili the baby, and 1 r. .Morgan of j
Aloline was (idled. tie fiatttd that the)
ti'ite lite nan heen ( en, or a nun: her
! hours ami that dea,h was due i
oagi si ion of i he stomach. Airs. Van
f an s.lid ijjur ly, Jj.jbv se; n:e:i to Ik'
will when it was mil to bed eiriv ei
eveuing. An inuuest was heid
over tue len.inr.s litis morninu at
clocl; and th" verdict n turned by
te coroner's jury was that the chill
came to lis death bv congestion ol the
MUTUAL LIFE WINS
Quincy. 111., Feb. 21. The second
day of the session ol tiie Illinois Farm-
(is stare institute vestemav was u-
lemied by more tliiin !nm, among them
tnanv of tin' leading fanners Horn litis
part of Illinois. Iowa, and Missouri.
Addresses were made by D. C !. Ho-i-
:ins, chief agrice.huial chemist :it i!u
late university: Dr. S. A. Forbes,
state entomologist, ami .mis .Maiai-'i
Mat In r of Lincoln.
The institute was divided into throe
sections in tin- afternoon, one devot
ing itself lo poultry, another to swine,
and the third to cement const met ion
of farm buildings.
At the noon session of the Associa
tion of Domestic Sen nee. the women'.',
branch of the institute. Aliss Margaret
Klainer of Aleliose gave an address
on how to serve a luncheon for 1- for
?I.u. and Hlie--! rated it in a jiractici!
manner by s i ving I In luncheon.
Twelve women ate a'd they wanie-l.
and after tiiev hail finished time w;is
(Hough left for a good siiMer lor iwn
I i'(s-M i:iiiilii inc Siifi'inllMln.
Coventor Dettetn in his address
Tuesday evening s;iid the great organ
isation of farmers can well aftord to
hire a specialist to make a study ot
the measures thev would have adopted
by the legislature. They should not
set k to obta'n their dt sires by arg t
ment nor by tears, but by the fac
A number of illustrations were given.
and the governor made ibis point em
phaiie t liar the farmer must thorough
lv investigate tile facts underlying his
problem, whaievi r it is.
Coventor Dcticen spoke a stroiit:
woid for ihe state highway comniis
sien. whose business it is to investi
gate the road problems. Some pi oph
hi certain harts of ihe stale lliougut
(tun this commission was going
pave the sue. -is of New .lerusal
with gold and pearls and build roaus
that cost Sihuiu'i it mile. Instead it
means to studv the dirt, gravel, sand
bridges, and present the facls to !h
.-lati The onlv answer in the unset
tied questions about ihe highway i
to try the methods; it is no use :
argue iiboei them: that will never g'
I rem Plncr in llitli Sclimil.
Dean Davenport l the Illinois college-
of agriculture, introducing Profess-or
liailo sit id: "The demand that
agriculture should be taught in pub
lie schools is nntiual and right. I lie
piore tiie tendency to county schooN
to technical tigrienh lire and hope that
ii will not :-l like Illinois tor yet many
a day. The secondary schools are
serving certain interests and ci rtititi
pei.jile (X'reil'.ely well. 1.(1 Us tann
ers say to Ihe high school, 'you mu-t
setve nuricu'.t lire ami iter people is
ably. ;is lai'lif illy. tind as well.- Agii
cultitre has mtide its place in the uni
er.-iiis. Let it now iind its place in
the high sctiools. Piof's-or llano
lepicseiits the ttiiiveisity in Us coii
vifi'im tint tg.'it ullnie is a teachable
subject in our high schools."
One of the- most i';t! and practical
('tscussieits yevHiday was thit; of Dr.
f'vri' C. Honl ins i the I'nivi rsity of
j Illinois, upon "Illinoi- Sod in Kelafhn
to Systems of Pei ntai tent Agrieult lire.'"
lie siinl: hi porma'.ienily maititat.i
profitable systems of agriculture "s
our most important material problem
in Illinois and the Tnitet! Stales, if
we succeed in Illinois in discovering
and demenstriiing and in practicing
permanent systems of profitable agri
culture, this stroe will he me lirst ex
ample in the history of the world
Graduallv the difiVi-ont soctions of our stoiv assume theii
proportions for the spring seastm. Improvements on the tirst iloor are
iinished, and the bi new second floor is hein eoni)leted as fast as
possible, and we are already showing a magnificent array of the
Being first in the market, our orders were naturally filled first
and we also secured many exclusive styles and the result is the
grandest collection of new Suits, Skirts, Waists and Jackets ever shown
iu the city at this time of year. It may seem a little early, to he sure,
hut the variety of styles are simply amazing, and it is a good idea to
look them over and get acquainted with the styles and materials, and
we cordiallv invite vou to do so.
114-11C West Second Street
TO HASTEN CASE
Night Session of Circuit Court
HeldtoBring Englund Dam
age Suit to Close.
AGAINST MOLINE INTERURBAN
Father as Administrator, Sues Missis
sippi Valley Traction Company
for Death of Child.
Judge (.est last evening held a night
session ol flu- circuit court, in order
to com lude the In tiling of the damage
suit nf Kmil Ihigluut.. administrator
of tile estate of Morris Kngiuti 1
against s t he Mississippi Valley Trac
tion company as early as possible
The evidence fur the plaintiff was con
cluded this a fi ( riiooii. Judge lie:-!
will hold court tomorrow and Satii'
day will preside in ihe circuit court
at Cambridge. Tht nffices uf iht
court house will be closed tomorrow
in observance of Washington's birth
Fur 4 hilil-N l-:itli.
The suit now on trial is one to re
cover $lu.ltiiii lor the death of Morris
fhiglund. the -year-old son of the
plaintiff, who was hilled by an interur-
iti car on Fouith avi nue. between
winty fourth and Twenty-fifth street;
Moline. June 27, 'MC,. It is al'.etr-'d
hat the accident was due o the nog
igetice ef the eoiitpanv. and that the
ar was operated at a higher rate of
peed than that permitted by the or
dnances. .1. H. and .1. 1.. Oakleaf.
f. Kctiwoithv. ami Searle & Marthail
tppear for the plaintiff.
lo'!. oats l.'.T.
Northwestern reeeipls Wheal, today
::iT. hist week 217.
Liverpool opining cables Wheat
wer. com unchanged.
1::i p. m. Wheat lower, corn un
Estimated receipts tomorrow Wheat
2:!. coin 412. oats 14!.
Hogs. 2t'.ou'l: open .".c lower.
Cattle. i'..."itu; open strong.
Shet ;. iil.uiiii: open strong.
Top pi fee on opening. $7.n.".
Hogs, .".c higilel. Mixed. li.S.'i'r 7.1'"1:
heavy, T 7,i,i: rough. Ifxtfi.' ;.'.i'i .
light, ;.S'iT.' 7. or, : hulk. i'..'.:,rn 7.u."i : pig--,
ii uri t;.7'i.
Cletiranci s good.
Ksiimaieti tomorrow. 2". nun.
Cattle, toiiiottow. :;.i.iio; sirong.
Iieevcs. -1.1. I'll ;.; : cow s. 1 XMI'l ."i.2"i :
stockers. 2.7.".'? I. Mi; westerns. :!.7"i'
ind :i shtitl.
Tally Sheets Show Ticket of Officers
Won Over That of United
New York. Feb. 21. Inspectors f
i lection for the Mutual LTe have sent
to the company's proxy committee a
summary of the tally sheets, giving
the result of the pielhninaiy canvass
and count of ballots cast ar the re
cent election for trustees. This count
is complete, subject to elimination -f
duplicates and ballots of policy hold
ers found by reference booksof lii
company to he disfranchised by reasnn
of their policies having been terminat
ed for any cause prior to IV c. is last.
The count shows these figures:
Administration ticket 10!).1S2
I'tiited committee ticket
Third or fusion ticket :l,4!7
j fm rm iA
. Citizens' Meeting.
A meeting will he held Thursday
evening at S o'clock at Math's hall fori
the liiirnow.' nf itnmtn'itinn- o . '
municipal ticket. All who have signed
the declaration and all who are in fa
vor of the movement are invited to tit
lend. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
15y II. E. Curtis. Chairman.
I70 2? AVI
Rock Island. Iliu
Hunting for Trouble.
"I've lived in California 20 years, and
am still hunting for trouble in the way
of burns, tores, wounds, boils, cuts,
sprains, or a case of piles that Buck
len's Arnica Salve won't quickly cure,"
writes Charles Walters, of Alleghany,
Sierra county. No use hunting, Mr.
Wallers; it. cures every case. Guaran
teed at W. T. Hartz- drug store, Sol
Twentieth street. 25c.
. With the calendar filled with
birthdays, it is apropos to say
that if you are looking for a
gift that bespeaks at once re
finement, quality and beauty,
you should corns to us to
Pretty things in jewelry
rings, hat pins, buckles, brooches,
bracelets, spoons z.nd so on -at
We can't d-scr.be them be
cause they arj mea-t for tVe
eye alone, and tvde the limi
tations of verbai cxpiesion.
Come and let us show you.
Sheep steady, W Z-Tt ,
(Tt 7 ;.".
Hogs closed strong
Top price for day. $7.12.
Cattle fdosed Mrong.
New York Stocks.
New York. I' b. 21. Following .li
the (notations on the market today:
New York. I' b. 21. (las !::"4. I-. I
172's. V. S. Steel preferred In!1.. I
S. Steel common -I .I. lit tiding 12"' i
Hock Island common 2.V:. Southern
racific !2t-. N. Y. Central Mi-;-soiiri
Pacific S::-"s. i.. - N. i:!:!. Sim It
ers H:::!,. C. V. I. t7". Canadian Pa
cific isc.tv. IVnna I2:i:!4. Erie :'.-f:!4. T.
c. I. I"", c. i o. r.i1,. i:. n. T. 72";.
I!. O. 111'k, Atchison lu2"M. Loco
motive 7:'.'i;. Sugar i:!:'.rs. St. Paul
Mi;',. Copper 112' Republic Steel
prct. rretl !is-s. Uepubtic SKel cotnmon
'.l".s. Southern Ky. 2i,!.
ji(-r pound;; hens, per pound, 8c;
ducks, per pound. 'A to 10c; turkeys, jier
pound. 14c to l."c; geese, per pound,
9 to Me.
Putter Dairy, 2fic to 27c.
Eggs Fresh. 27c.
Vegetables Potatoes, 4."e.
Sheep Yearlings or over, (4 to $6,
lambs, $4.00 to $tU.O.
Cattle Sreers. $l.hO to 50.00 ; cows
and beifers, $2.00 to $5.00; calvea $4. DO
Hogs Mixed, C,." to $7.
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn, 2Sc to 4c; oats, "5c.
Forage Timothy hay, $15; prairie.
$12 to $14; clover, mixed, $11 to $12;
straw, $7.5(1 to $S.
Wood Hard, per load. $5.00 to $5.50.
Coal Lump, bushel, 13 to 14c; slack
per bushel, 7 to Sc.
idopi agricultural methods that will
maintain the feitility of the soil with
out the purchase of food and fertili.j-
r from foreign countries.
"There can be no pernianeiu agri
culture for these soils bv anv svstem
under which the phosphorous is re
moved and sold in grain and bone 'n
larger amounts than are returned io
the soil, nor under any .-ysiem by
which the organic matter of the soil 's
warn out or destroyed more rapidlv
than it is replaced.
Ilext i:er ll.-lil.
I lie farmers institute men present.
who have been attending the anninl
meetings for several years, feel llhH
this is one of the best that has been
held, and it is the general sentiniem
that the Quincy committers havt
made prompt, business-like prennr.i
lion for all the conveniences of thi;
gathering, ami have extended a ver;
cordial greeting to their visitors.
1707 2 AV
&OCK ISIANOL lUU
Chicago. Feb. 21. Following are the
market quotations today:
May, 77-s. 777. 77'i, 77',.
July. 7XV, 7S'.,. 77".',, 77-V
September, 77"s. 77rv8. 77-1;.
May. 4fi"s. 4 7 . 4Ti.
July. 4H'i. 4;-k, c,y.
September, 4i;"4. 47',i
May, 40, 41. 40,
July. :i7"-, :h;". ::7! ,.
S( p'emher. :!2TS. "S'.i. "
July. 10.92, 10.92. 10.S2. 10.S2.
May, 10.7"i, 10.77. 10.7n, 10.70.
July. n.Rr. 0.S7. !.77, 0.77.
May, fi.Sa. D.S7. !t.77, 0.77.
July, 0.40. 0.40, 0.:'.7, O.P.7.
May, .:;:, u.?.r,. 0.27. 0.27.
Chicago receipts Wheat '
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock. Feed, and Fuel.
Hock Island. Feb. 21. Following are I
the wholesale quotations in today's I
Provisions and Produce.
Live Poultry Young chickens, 10c
H. J. Toner. A. L. Anderson.
an a ix
Private wires to New York and
109 Main Street, Davenport.
Phone West 407.
JOHN FOLK & CO.
Dealers in single and double
strength Blinds and MouIdingB,
Veneered and Hardwood Floor
ing of all hinds.
Dealer in single and double
strength Window Glass, Polish
ed Plate, Beveled Plate and
311 AND 32
H. J. CHURCHILL
ROCK ISLAND HOUSE BLOCK.
Both phones: New 5048; old
205', 2 West Third Street, over
Der Demokrat Office. Old phone
Stocks, Bonds, Cotton,
Grain and Provisions
Bought and Sold for Cash or on
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q turn, attract truthful and worthy customers; hence, our large and
O healthy business with the public in general.
Q If truthful statements, clean and legitimate business methods mean
anything to you when looking for a loan, we ask only an interview to
affirm that claim.
jj We make a specialty of transacting quick loans, for long or short
O time, on furniture, pianos, horses, wagons, and other personal property.
Q without disturbing same. No publicity or annoyance, no deductions or
O extra expense, and a square deal from start to finish. ee us today,
and get acquainted with the better way.
FIDELITY LOAN COMPANY,
Mttrhrll A I.jradr niork. Room S8. ROCK ISI.ASU, ILL.
Offlr hours 8 a. m. fo 9. ni. and Satarday errata-. TlBaa West
614. ,n Teleaavae 6011.