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THE ARGUS, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1907.
DEMOCRATS TO PUT UP A TICKET
AS USUAL M COMING ELECTION
City-Township Committee So
Decides at Meeting Last
ORDERS CALL TO BE ISSUED
Fixing the Date of the Primaries
March 3 and the Convention
for March 11.
At tile nulling ol tin- deltloer;i! i:'
city -township ci.iiimii lee last ciiiiii-"
at tin- Ilock I -I.i ml ho'iM it was decid
ed to hold primaries M.ucii 1 1 1 1 1 '
to S o'clock, iiti'! I" bold 'be city M.'i
whip convention Muich 1 1.
After a general discussion of lii' t''.
oils of nominating ami eiic'.iiig i!e'
il I. salis to the city township nmvi a
lion, it was i!iT-i-l i to bold a 1 ti .i-
aty primaiy cli-eiii.:. duting the two
hours of t iio evening. Tlie connu'n t
men wcie instnii to take lull
charge of tli.; primary and provide
judges and cl'-rK-. Tlu- prima r is to
I ho purpo-e of iioa. bint ing candidal"
for aldermen, eieriing d( lc u.a.t' s lo tit-.'
city township con vi ill ion. and cieat.u-;
ward commit tcim'n.
Mitail !' i:'iiiMia:in.
There was Millie il!0U.;: ion of "It"
t i:i for i 1 1 1: 1 1 ii t'ie epy towitsliip con
vention V. C. MamUer s'c-'-'.'.-'in,
thai il would ho v.i. . r to wait i:ni:l i.i.'
r 1 1 1 1 ti ! i ; n nominations haw he. -a
mado. .loi'ii P. Sexioti. si eretary !
tllo 'llliiti !:. tn.i!, lite uppo.-i.e .-w.
lie uigtd aciion early, holding tin:
I Ills would give a bet 'or rham-v lo if i!
with tin- republican factional ruler .
lie talked at : im'h on Hie poli,i. '
siliiation and held that il would ho
voters into liti" lor a straight party
ticket, was organized, The oflicei
clecicd are C. I.. Ackcililid. president:
II. II. li. dm. vice president liisl pre
cinct: .1. 12. Hodeeli. viee president sec
ond precinct; Onu r Cowie:i. vice pres
ident third prec inei ; Y. J., liauley
secretary; A. (3. Anderson, treasurer.
A finance committee was appoint'!
A delegate ticket for each of three
pie.ineis. for I'ae city township eon
(iiiicn. was named to he. voted on a1
the primal ios of the republicans
The p publicans of ihe Second ward
las! in ning iil-.ii formed an organi.i
t on a: a meet '. i: u In Id at Krnse"s shi.e
i store, eh cling tile following officer.:
Presiiient. Hairy Sehiiver: vice pp
:!eii!. Wiilani S,!,al.n: secretary, f.
1!. Kekhan; in usurer, (r.'.st l Ike. Del"
sillies were selected lo he voK d oil -u
the primaiies. and a membership com
mittee was appointed. Talks wove
n.ade hy a n u .i 1 n ! of the candidates.
At a meeiing of the rt public ans ct
ike i"i;t!i ward at ihe Knox nnder'ai.
ins;' pa tail's i
1 'U'I'om . tl:
tary. V. 11. liiown: lieu
We-'. A nil mhei'ship cc
consolation pTizes. Luncheon was
served after ihe games. The club will
meet with .Mrs. George tjoodrcl! at !ts
next meet ins.
Will Entertain Club. The Priscilla
club will be enu named Friday after
noon at Hie home of Miss Margaret
Kiev, 21'it Seventh avenue.
run sox, l poixts.
.Joiln M. Colligan. long time rity edi
tor of The Argus and now engaged .n
newspaper work in I he south, is in the
ciiy for a short visit.
Aithur t'lisslor left last evening for
Xotfolk, Va., having enlisted as appren
tice seaman on the rec.uvtng shin
Franklin for four yiars" service. His.
home was' fennel ly Scraiuon. la.
August Thede. for several years and
until about a month ago treasurer of
i lie I'niiin Fleet rie Telephone com
pany in tiiis city, was called to Peoria
esttrday to become assistant, manager
of the Ilyan division of the Central
Tuinn Telephone company.
Moline Constable Found Guilty
by Jury of Obtaining Money
by False Pretenses.
ducers' institute opened here yester
day. Addresses were given by B. P.
Wynian, J. M. MacVean of Chicago, 11.
B. Gurler, J. P. Mason of Elgin, Saul
uel B. Woculs of Crown Point, Inc.,
and Dr. J. V. Cook of the state normal.
CASE CONCLUDED AT NOON
Is Also Under Indictment for Extortion
far Same Incident Trial of Tho
mas Johnson Begun.
im i venv.ig. la !d for
-.i.h'in. P. F. Knox;
I .Molille SO!
I and on d to
i ' .-1 ".
ioi I talks were made
i who were present.
tiw 'I'ii'Uct in Aliiline.
last i venn
lor mass a
a wise move I I ahead of ihe
Jicans in the nominating of a rity
ship tickti. (P.Iiers al.-o look
iew of Ihe malte
late was .-,1 t f ir tin
I'nr l ull
In connect ion w it 'a
lers discuss. ), I he :-
pti sent was expte.-sei
of liotiiinaiiiig a rilv
1 1- k. i.
i the other ma
ul inn n; of l hosi :
on I i.e ijue.-.l; in
town-hip tic k-v.
- I . ! .
!VWS. Wriiteil !! O'l. Illlelli il
i . ! y iliior nl' 'lie- Arm is. wiii
-i I'ei i il :i till pull) l-Oli il
.-.l.- Ihe l-l. lll it y ol' 1 he :
made kii-xVII. t" oisaie
I : a !
1 a :
I I ! I'll
a inl ailii 1 1 s
s must 1h a r sii
Funeral services over the remains of
Miss Harriet Hen. b ison, daughter . f
Mr. and Mis. John 1 lendersan. (l!
Flcveiith stieit. were In Id t'ais after
no m at - o'clocl; fioin the First Meth
odist church. The services wore con
ducted by Hev. U. M. Williams, pastor
of the church. The teachers of ail
I'ae schools in Ihe city at Untied in a
body, school being dismissed this after
neon for that purpose. A quartet com
posed of 12. I.. Phiibrook. .J. A. .lohn
son. Miss Ruby Williams and Miss
Ktlu l Fraser. rendered several hymns.
The pall bearers were 12. H. .Jolinsoa.
H. K. Walker. C. II. Scluvi liker, W. 1.
Tallman. C. C. Pinkerton, and Kirk
la verich. P.utial took place at Chipoi
iniiock remotely. On all the sclioois
in tlu' city today, the Hags were a'
half mast on account of the death f
Miss Henderson, who tor .. years va
a teacher m tlie puiuic sctioois, ana
uiing that long pi i iod of service. vi
ne. t ahsein trom iter iiesk a sing'
Ike homo i
and Friday Card Club;.-
Tuesday and Fi iday car 1
niler'aiued last evening ai
f Mrs. Louis Saltaann. 2."o-l
e i.'tit n ;ivt :.ue. i
ing at which the
Those who spoke wire nnani.iams i.i
the opinion that a full ticket shoald '.'.
laiminated. Then is scellent taatei-iui
at hand, il was pointed our. and a ti.-'.i-et
of men who can command the in
spect and tiie votes ol the ruiztiis can
be nominated for all ofli'-es.
The committee will me-r ag.-,:n
Wi dm sd, iv cv ising. March ;. ',i..-ii
the question of nominal ions and c;o.-
didates will bo fnrth- r discnssei',. AM
deniocr.tls interested are invited lo at
tend this meeting of the committee.
( it l.l'llV ( oiiiiuit !' ! 1
A liu eting of tlie ollici vs. execnt i"e
onimillee and candidal-, s of ihe Citi
zens" associati'in will be held this eve
ning at S o'clock ai room 11 in tlv?
Masonic temple for the purpose of per
fecting ward organizations and arrang
ing for the nomination of aldermen. I"
is slated there will be a citizens' can
didate in each ward.
.-ltlli in I. Inc.
Th" Seventh -.van! republican ma
chine was put in order last eveiiin:
when a ward club, the insiru:i:eiit b--ing
used in this campaign in whip ihe
s won tlie lnai
Stanton and 12
an open meet
dation j-i'i'-es in t ae games.
. was pi i 1 1 iiy d-.'Ci U'ated in
e and blue, aii;l afier I he
inch was served. Musical
wa r ' given by Mrs. A. .1.
U. 3. History Ciub. The Failed
Stall's History club inei yester-tay af
lernooa at the home of Mrs. .1. H. Fli
ansrsi of Pi Wailing court, flavetipor.
Mrs. W. DufT'm of this city gave an in
teres" ing paper on the slate of OViio,
and tliis v. as followed bv a general
discussion of ihe subjert. Aficr Ibi.
pfegrafa, refre.-'hiuents were serve;!
The club will meet with Mrs. W. M
Aowlon ot Il'-'i Mam street, Daveii-
rort, ai i's next nu e'ing.
Ideal Cinch Club. The member:-,
I'le Idea! ( oicii clui) witv eTiieriaim d
la-t even bis? at the boiic of Mrs! N
V.". J lied; icll. I'l'l Fourteenlh slreei.
In r!:e games Mrs. .John Clemann and
K. W. Olson took first prizes and Mrs.
H. P. Siaidev and F. L. .lohnson touk
HAVE HEARING NEXT MONDAY
Stove Company Employes Give Bond
to Appear for Trial for Riot,
The six metal polishers of the Kook
Island Stove company who are charg
,d wi'li riot by Frank Siell. ihe noil
union i 'lnplov;1 of the company who
vet k : '.to.
for the lo
save licet! sevt relv heat en a
have given bond, to appe-ir
aiing befoi'i' .lustico l. il.
nexi M.imlav morning at 'I
Herman Milde, the Moline constable,
was found guilty of obtaining money
by false pretenses, the jury returnin,;
the verdict in the circuit court this af
ternoon atter being out a Utile over
three hours. The rase was concluded
ibis morning, and went to the jury at
noon. In def use of the charge that
he obtained $12 from Mrs. Anna Wit i
ninth of East Moline by falsely repre
senting to her that the payment of that
amount would pre vein tiie arrest oi
herself or her husband for larceny
Milde's attorneys introduced evidence
for the purpose of showing that the
$12 was for payment for services ren
dered according to an agreement. The
claim was made that Mrs. Wiiamuth
and Mrs. Ingcrsol. whose husband w.
arrested lor larceny, agreed to pav
Milde $10 and his expenses lor attend
ing to the matter to tliem at the coutt
house. The prosecution claimed th.it
Milde represented that the $12 was fa
prevent prosecution of Mrs. Witamulh
and that Milde claimed that $10 of the
amount was to be paid fo State's At
lorncy J. K. Scott. P. 11. lngleson, V
C. Allen, and II. N. Williams repre
sented the defendant. The offense is
misdemeanor, the maximum penal
hcing a line ot ?i,ooo and a year in
Milde is also under indictment for
extortion for Ihe same incident wlurh
led to Jiis conviction for obtainin;
moiii'v bv false pretenses.
'I'rinu' llurnliiry CiiHr,
This aftf rnoon'ihe nial of Thoma
hnson on a charge of burglary anil
irc ny was commenced. I he delen
mt is charged with breaking a window
of A. Maimer, lall Fifth avenue, am
stealing several articles of clot hit)
letuison is the young man wnose ar
fist followed the oner of Ihe Argil
for a reward of $"o for the arrest an
conviction of the person and persons
uiliy of the long scries of burglarir
in Kock Island. He was arrested by
Special Patrolman August hud wig.
UST PASSED IN TIME
;. B. Marshall Had a Very Narrow Es
cape at Colfax, Iowa.
Major C. W. Hawes and C. B. Ma
hall have returned from Colfax, where
they have 1een for some time. Mon
day Mr. Marshall experience!! a
narrow escape from serious in
jury or death, when the entire cornioe
of a three story building fell to the
ground after he had just passed. The
cornice brought down two wagon loads
of brick from the top of the C. W.
Christian building. When the debris
was cleared away, among the wrecK-
e was a bench provided for pedest ri
ms. The bench, winch was urouea
and twisted, had but a few minutes
earlier been the resting place of two
women and a little child. Fortunately
no one was injured.
Are You Going
If you arc we want to show you what can be
done with CONCRETE BLOCKS.
SPECIAL FOR FRIDAY.
Day Only, Tomorrow,
Young & McCombs'.
2.0(10 remnants worsted dress good.
good staple styles. 1 to 5 yard pieces.
"0 per cent discount we say, just one-
1,200 yards eluvmbray dres ging
hams, plain colois, tans, reds, blues.
grays, 12'ic value, Friday Sc.
l.ooo yards fancy blue prints. 7c
values. Friday, per yard, ."e.
o.ooo yards Torchon laces, inserting
and edges, Friday, per yard ;'.c.
Ladies' and mist-ess fancy plaid belts.
2ac values, Friday Sc.
100 dozen children's black fine ribbed
stockings, seamless, sizes to OVi. Fri
day's price, ite.
Broncho Huster stockings for boys
and gil'is, a regular 25c seller, Friday,
all sizes. 2 pair 2ie.
'500 pair cotton bed blankets .it
prices to move them quick.
Home made peanut brittle candy, p-"'
Common Colds Are the Cause of Many
Phvsicians who have gamed a na
tional reputation as analysts of the
cause of various diseases, claim that if
catching cold could be avoided a long
list of dangerous ailments would never
be heard of. Every one knows that
pneumonia and consumption originate
from a col l. and chronic catarrh, bron
chitis, and all throat, and lung trouble
are aggravated and rendered more
serious bv each fresh attack. Do not
risk your life r.r lake chances when
you have a cold. Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy will cure it before these dis
eases develop. This remedy contains
no opium, morphine or otiier harmful
drug and has 510 years of reputation
back of it. gained by its cures under
every condition. For sale by all lead
NEW LAW FIRM
Rising from the Grave.
. A prominent manufacturer, William
A. Fertwell, of l.ucama, N. C, relates
a most, remarkable experience. lie
says; "After taking less than tliree
bottles of Electric Hitters, I feel like
one rising from the grave. My trouble
is Blight's disease, in the diabetes
stage. I fully believe Electric Bitters
will cure me permanently, for it has
already slopped the liver and bladder
'amplications whicli have troubled me
for years?." Guaranteed at W. T. Hartz'
drug store, C01 Twentieth street. Price
L. Haas and H. A. Weld in Partner
ship Under Name of Haas &
Weld Both Former Officials.
A new legal firm, to be known
ilaase & Weld, has been formed
Haas Ai. Weld, has been formed
the prominent members of the Rock
Island countv bar. Mr. Haas having
formerly been city attornev, and Mr.
Weld preceding .J. K. Scott in the of
lice of state's attorney. The firm hs
engaged the office in the Bengslo-i
block formerly occupied by Sweeney
Walker. Mr. Haas and Mr. Weld have
been associated in several important
cases in the couris.
f-ii-f-t i"t'ysj& yw&rfr i.-l i-'. . virrr?aO . i&-".''-V"
jp- ' xjsjA 'BWmmm
WILL VISIT SANDWICH ISLES
Congressman McKinney Invited to Go
on Junket Next Summer.
Congressman James McKinney has
been invited to make a trip to tlie
Sandwich islands next summer as the
:nest of the territorial government or
Hawaii. Twenty-five members of con
gress. representing the territory com
mittee, of which Mr. McKinney is
member, the rivers and harbors com
mittee and other committees whose
work has to do with legislation for
the islands, will make up the party,
their wives accompanying them. The
plans, as arranged, are for the visitors
to sail from San Francisco on June
and thev will remain about three weeks
at Honolulu, making side trips to all
the islands of the group, and learning
at first hand what is necessary in the
way of legislation for that country.
' We guarantee to save you money.
We guarantee an absolutely dry
We guarantee appearance superior
We guarantee to save fuel in winter.
We guarantee to keep you cooler in
And we guarantee every block sent out by us
to be the very best and to stand any test
required. Write us or call and see us.
MITCHELL & LYNDE BLDG.
Rheumatism Cured in 24 Hours.
T. J. Blackmore, of Haller & Black-
more, Pittsburg, Pa., says: a snort
time since I procured a bottle of Mys
tic Cure. It got me out of the house in
24 hours. I took to my bed with rheu
matism nine months ago and tlie Mystic
Cure is the only medicine that did me
any good. I had live of the best physi
cians in the city, but I received very
little help from them. I know the Mys
tic Cure to be what it is represented
and take pleasure in recommending it
to other poor sufferers." Sold by Otto
Grotjan, 15ul Second avenue, Rock Is
land; Gust Schlegel & Son, 220 West
Second street, Davenport.
A Truthful Statement.
Is our motto. Truthful statements and clean business methods, in
turn, attract truthful and worthy customers; hence, our large and
healthy business with the public in general.
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.
We make a specialty of transacting quick loans, for long or short
time, on furniture, pianos, horses, wagons, and other personal property,
without disturbing same. No publicity or annoyance, no deductions or
extra expense, and a square deal from start to finish. See us today,
and get acquainted with the better way.
FIDELITY LOAN COMPANY,
Mltrhrll A I.ynHc Block, Iloom SR. ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
Office boon 8 n. m. to p. m. and Snlunlny rvrnlnga. Trtrphoa West
6X4. Stu Telephone 6011.
They scowled and lixiked sour from
morning till night.
They never would agree;
Now they are healthy, happy and
They both fake Rocky Mountain
Tea at night.
T. II. Thomas' pharmacy.
Wintry winds whined weirdly. Wil
lie wriggled while Winnie wheezed
wretchedly. Wisdom whispers, winter
winds work wheezes. Wherefore we
write, "Use Kennedy's Laxntive Cough
Syrup." Nothing else so good. Sold
hy all druggists.
DeWitt's Little Early Risers, safe,
sure pills. All druggists.
ami fo$BiM&s3 m&a&t use
(Br&szm Bski&$ Powder
BULL KILLS AN AGED MAN
Attacked in a Meadow, the Victim H js
No Chance to Escape,
.loliet. III., Feb. '-s- James Corco
ran of Troy, aged SI) years, was gored
to death by a maddened bill yesterday
on the farm of Patrick Rowan, where
Mr. Corcoran had been living in retire
ment. The beast's horn penetrated
Corcoran's skull, and he died instantly.
Tho bull was driven off only after a
fight with Rowan, who was obliged to
use a pitchfork. Mr. Corcoran was
killed just after he entered the mea
dow while out. for a morning stroll.
The bull charged so suddenly that he
had no chance to escape.
I70J 2? AVI
DOG SAVES MASTER'S LIFE
Joseph Selph of Kewanee Warned of
Fire by His Canine.
Kewanee. III., Feb. 28. Joseph Selph
was saved from death hy his dog yes
terday. The animal frantically jumtr
ed upon the bed. Selph found the
dwelling on fire. Nearly stifled, be
got fresh air by breaking a window
and escaped just before the walls fell
Milk Producers Meet.
Sycamore. 111., Feb. 28. The annual
i session of the Illinois State Milk Pro-j
Wedding, engagement, birth
dayand signet rings.
If you believe our judgment
impaired or feel in the least
prejudiced, we suggest that you
do a little shopping and then ;
cane here. You will thus obtain
a keen sense of values and as
sign to us our rightful place as
the leading ring store.
We credit the success of this
store to the peculiar merit to be
found in every " article in our
And whether it's a baby ring
for $1 or a diamond for $300,
you get the same kind of service.
The Newest and Best
Designs in Wall Paper
Are now ready for your inspection at this store. Our s'ock this spring
is larger and more complete than ever, and we. are ceriaiu that we
can suit the most exacting. You are invited to call and see our stock.
Our prices will do the rest. Ask to :-ee our stock of GKNCINK IM
PORTED SWISS TEKKO. on parchment, for w hich we are sole ageuto.
Let us figure on your painting and decorating.
LERCH L GREVE,
THE RELIABLE WALL PAPER DEALERS.
2002 Fourth Avenue. Rock Island, III.
ro a Avi
Court Severs the Boivds.
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
Divorced for the third and last time, not from my wife but from
my money, which is worse. From now on I quit all my bad habits, turn
over a new leaf and pay all my attention to the spot that cuts every
body's prices square in two. Don't laugh now for I am here to show
you. JONES, the meanest man in our old town. But not in Daven
port What kind of business is he in? Everything! Is that so? Has
he been here long? Yes; over twenty years, I think. They say his
money never runs out, when it comes to buying your household goods.
Household goods sold on payments. Also loans made on household
goods, pianos, diamonds, jewelry, guns, bikes, musical instruments,
hardware, clothing, furs, silks, horses, wagons, buggies. Small loans
on houses and lots, say from $25 to $300 and payments to suit. We
make a specialty of exchanging your old stove far a new or second
hand one. Come and get your pick out of 200 stoves, ranges, and
heaters, all guaranteed. Now then, if you don't Uke to come into my
store just call me up by phone as we have both, and order me around
to suit yourself. It will be all right with Johnny. All things are pri
vate. Household goods sold on payments. Open every evening. Good
prices paid for old gold and silver.
Will buy notes and mortgages. Once more on the stove business
if you can't make a better trade or buy the same stove cheaper from
me than any other place in the three cities the'n cut me off your list.
Goods sold on commission. Household good3 stored. Remember, I
don't bar anybody out of my store, so good by. I wish you all well.
THE LARGEST SECOND-HAND DEALER IN THE STATE OF
1623 Second Avenue, Rock Island