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THE ARGUS, MONDAY. MARCH 11, 1907.
NEWS OF THE NEIGHBORS
BY A LARGE VOTE
Davenporters Favor Another Gas ana
Electric Company 3,361 For,
Hy a very decisive vote, the Inde
pendent Light & Power" company was,
on Saturday, granted a franchise i.t
the hands of the voters of the city.
A total of o.tio:; votes were cast. Of
these 3,:C1 were in favor of grantin:;
the new company a franchise; 1'iD
Were against tlie grant ins; of such a
franchise, and 112 defective ballots
were thrown out.
Fire Damages Building. At l:."o
o'clock yesterday morning, fire broke
out in the basement of the photo sup
ply house of Sweet, Wallaeli & C.
and L'21 West Fourth street, oppo
site the city hall. The blaze started hi
the basement, presumably from tvio
explosion of chemicals, and made a
very hot tire. The smoke was a!s
very dense and for a time the entire
building, a fine three-story brick stria
lure, was threa'cuvd. The two upper
floors are occupied as flats and tin;
occupants were smoked out and had to
seek refuge elsewhere. All the li:'.
depart merits were summoned and i;
was considerably over an hour liefer"
the fire was entirely extinguished.
Raid on African Row. The police
made a raid on African row on Filth
street, between IJrady and Perry, at an
early hour yesterday morning and
hauled 11 colored people to the station.
These were all charged with being
keepers and inmates.
Gets Proceeds of Ball. On Saturdiy
Deputy Marshal Matt Lamb went to
the home of Mrs. Jacob IVh'.cr ateV
presented her with $('.:!. the net re
ceipts of the recent policemen's bene
fit masquerade. Mrs. Holder is the
widow of the late popular night deslc
sergeant and it is needless to add th.it
she greatly appreciats the kind re
Raid Burglar's House. Detective's
James Connelly and George Shanley
of the Davenport police department,
made a good arrest Friday night when
they captured Frank Wedley, a colored
man, at the Xabstecit jewelry store.
Wodley had with him at the time a box
full of old gold and silver, mostly arti
cles which had been pounded into un
recognizable masses and made to look
like junk. The man had on two form
er occasions been to the Nabstedt
store to dispose of old silver and tho
firm became suspicious. So when he
appeared there again Friday evening,
one of the members stepped out anil
fioni a neighboring telephone notified
the iHlice. Officers Connelly and
Shanley were quickly on hand and had
the fellow in custody. They next se
cured a search warrant and raided the
house where the man was living at
Tenth and Kipley streets. Here th?y
found two young colored women, one
giving her name as Leona Wedley and
the other as Maud Kllis. In the house
were strong fumes of opium and two
large opium pipes were found. A care
ful search also revealed all kinds ol
silverware, odds and ends of jewelry
and trinkets of all kinds, all of which
had undoubtely bet n stolen. A silk
unibrella, bearing the initials "M. IC.
It.," and which was identified as on?
stolen over a week ago from the home
of M. X. Richardson, was found in the
house. -The two women were taken
to the police station and together with
the man. were all charged with vag
rancy. Wedley retrained-C. H. Murphy
to defend him. Until more evidence
could be secured against him, he was
merely charged with vagrancy and was
sent to jail for 13 days. The two wo
men were released. Wedley is sup
posed to be a member of a gang of
burglars and sneak thieves who ha :e
been opetating extensively in Dave-.i-lKrt
and other parts of the state, for
some time past. The house at Tent'i
and Kipley streets as either the head
quarters of the gang or the "fence"
for their stolen plunder.
Urge Non-Partisan Police. "Resolv
ed. 15y this mass meeting of the voters
of the city of Davenport, that we do
most urgently request the senator anl
two representatives from Scott county
to use their best endeavors to secure
the final passage of the bill authoris
ing cities to place their police and fire
departments on a non-partisan basis,
under a board of commissioners. whi?a
plan we do heartily endorse." P.y this
resolution ,a non-partisan police force
was declared for. and the bill before
the Iowa legislature, providing that
parusansmp can nave no place n
forming the police and fire depart
merits of Iowa cities of Davenport".
size, was unequivocally endorsed, at a
mass meeting of Davenport citizens
held in Hibernian hall Fridav evening
If the ball was not crowded, the at
tendance of representative citizens
was sufficient to be gratifying tothose
who took the lead in arranging the
meeting, and there Is a probability
that this is but the first of a series cf
meetings that will declare for less par
tisanship and more business method la
running the affairs of the city of Dav
enport in the future.
And Arrest Frank Sill for Burglarizing
Hen House and Stealing 17 of
The greatest menace to woman's
permanent happiness in life is the
suffering1 that comes from some de
rangement of the feminine organs.
Many thousands of women have
realized this too late to save their
health, barely in time to save their
To be a successf nl wife, to retain
the love and admiration of her hus
band, should be a woman's constant
If a woman finds that her cner
giesare flagging, that she gets easily
tired, dark shadows appear under
her eyes, she has backache, head
ache, "bearing-down sensations, ner
vousness, irregularities or the
"blues," she should start at once to
build up her system by a tonic with
specific powers, such as
England's Historic Slur.
John Camden Neild, whose magnifi
cent bequest to Queen Victoria sup
piled the funds out of which the prince,
consort built the present Balmoral
castle, deserves a place among the
great misers and was as remarkable a
man as any of them, lie was educat
ed at Eton and Trinity college, Cam
bridge, and was a barrister at Lin
coln's Inn. At the age of thirty-four
his father's death placed him in pos
session of a fortune of 250,000, and
from that moment he became a con
firmed miser. Neild lived at 5 Cheyne
walk, Chelsea.' His big house was sc
meanly furnished that It did not even
boast of a bed. Two old women, whe
did his chores, and a black cat were
his sole companions. When he visited
his large estates in the Midlands,
which he did frequently, he generally
walked unless he could get a lift for
nothing, and he was not even above
taking a gratuitous seat on a dung
cart Sometimes he was compelled by
the weather to take a seat on the
stagecoach, and there he would sit
outside, shivering and dripping, for he
never wore a greatcoat, an object of
commiseration to his fellow passen
The saying that there are few hon
est lawyers did not hold true In the
case of Lincoln. A man once called
to retain him ou a suit.
"State your case," said honest Abe.
The man did, and then Lincoln said
"I cannot represent you. for you are
wrong, and the other party is right."
"That Is none of your business if I
employ you," said the client.
'Tardon me," said the man who aft
erward became president; "my busi
ness Is never to defend wrong. I nev
er take a case that is manifestly
"Well, but you can make trouble for
the other fellow."
"Yes," said Lincoln, I can set a
whole community at loggerheads, I can
make trouble for this widow and her
fatherless children and by so doing get
you $000 that rightfully belongs to her.
but I won't do it."
"Not if I pay you well?"
"Not for all the money you are
worth," was the reply.
OLICE TRACE SPOTS
OF BLOOD IN SNOW
Frank Sill and a companion had a
longing for chicken Saturday night.
They went to the home of Fred Myers.
CIS Twenty-third street. Moline, and
took 17 fine fowl. But unfortunately
for Sill, the heads of the fowl were
wrung off on the spot. Mr. Myers dis
covered the theft Sunday morning
and the police, who were notified..
traced the footprints and blood tracks
in the snow to Sill's home, 202a Se
ond avenue, Moline. The officers
found two chickens cooking, and seven
others dressed and ready for cooking.
Sill's companion has not been located.
Sill was held to the grand jury for
burglary, under $.1(10 bonds by Mag
trate Gustafson this morning.
A tVarrlor Too.
The wooden boards that had marked
the graves in a certain rural cemetery
rotted off and were raked up In the
spring cleaning. Consequently on
Memorial day when the delegation
from the G. A. R. arrived with flags
and appropriate floral decorations for
their departed comrades the decorat
ing committee found Itself somewhat
in doubt as to which grave belonged
to Captain Blodgett and which to
Hannah Ericson. The mistaken dele
gates heaped their offerings upon Han
nah's last resting place and departed.
That afternoon Ericson, the widower,
drifted, with the rest of bis world, to
the cemetery. When he saw the flag
and the flowers above Hannah the
astonished Swede fell to chuckling
"Veil," he exclaimed delightedly,
"dose faller bane pooty smart too! Ay
tank dat vor all right and som gude
yoke on Hannah he vor pooty gude
fighter herselluf." Youth's Companion.
Summer House on Bluff. G. A
Stephens is planning to erect a sum
mer house on Rock river, directly
south of 'Nineteenth street, near th
approach to the Moline bridge. Land
scane gardening is nart of the wor.;
in view, and the construction of the
house will not be begun until sum
mer. Mr. Stephens is also contempla
ins an addition to his home in tne
Alternate Cars to Silvis. Village
trustees of Silvis and the officials )f
the Moline, Rock Island and Easter
Traction company have reached a con
promise agreement as to service for
the village by the proposed new I'm
The trustees sought to obviate any
possibility of the operation of a dun
my car between Silvis and Warner
crossing. necessitating a change tf
cars at the crossing for all traveling
between Silvis and Moline. It wa
feared the company might continu
to operate its through cars to Watei
town and have stub service to Silvis
It is probable that the issue will be
settled by the company alternating it
through trips, going to Silvis one hou
and to Watertown the next. Tlii
point was considered at a commit t.
of the whole meeting, and an agree
merit was reached, though, it is subject
to amendment when the ordinanc
comes up - for -passfliirj tomorrow eve l
Decides to Build. The East End
club at a meeting Friday night decided
to erect a building this spring on the
ground leased from the Rock Island
on Fourth avenue, between Twtnrv
fifth and Twenty-sixth streets. Plans
are being considered for a structure
o!)xr.0. to cost between ?S(t(l and $!):).
Keep the colors bright. Don't sacrifice the
beauty of your summer things those soft, cool drap
eries, the dainty gowns, and filmy waists to the
harch, destroying influence of a raw chemical soap.
Wash every garment that you have in a suds of
boiling water and
Trrr 1 AiW V&M &kM.
twill l v i a rp 4 i
w I r aril
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It will not hurt them in the least. Each tint and color will
ch.cr.7 r.o bright upon the line, zs before washing. Indeed
this marvelous scap seens to "set" the colors firmer. No
matter hc7 many times each piece goes through the tub,
every one ctill remains beautiful. This method of washing
is equally successful vith other washable goods. Much
more satisfactory than any cold water method.
Destroys ccmpletelv cverv stain, or taint of bodv odor.
Washes flanneb co perfectly that they never shrink, and does two washings
where a poorer coap does one.
Ask your grocer fcr MAPLE CITY SELF WASHING SOAP-a large,
white cake 5c.
MRPLE GSTY SGAP WORKS, Mot mouth f lilinois.
i i a
was filed Saturday afternoon with the
clerk of the school trustees of town
ship IS, 1 east and 1 west of the U
principal meridian, being in Hampt'.'i
and. South Moline townships, respect
ively, asking that those portions 'd
school districts Ho and ol which !i
within the village of East Moline be
segregated irom taose districts ami ad
ded to district ", which lies almost
wholly within East Moline. These peti
tions were circulated with a view it
the erection of a school building in the
east end of Moline. The residents of
that district are situated many blocks
from the John Deere school, whicvi
already is filled to overflowing. Some
relief must be found. In view of these
facts it is thought that the east end
of the village should be given a school
building. This cannot be done as long
as it lies within district IM. which com
prises Watertown, and district, i
which comprises Silvis.
DOES NOT CUBE
BLOOD P0IS01I i
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
the great woman's remedvfor woman's ills, made only of roots and herbs.
- 1 1 cures .Female Complaints, such as Dragging Sensations, Weak
Back, .tailing' and Displacements, Inflammation and Ulceration, and all
Organic Diseases, and is invaluable in the Change of Life. It dissolves
and Expels Tumors at an early stage. Subdues Faintness, Nervous
Prostration, Exhaustion, and strengthens and tones the Stomach. Cures
Headache, General Debility, Indigestion, and invigorates the whole
female syscm. It is an excellent remedy for derangements of the
kidneys in either sex.
Dickens was twenty -seven years old
when, in 1S30, ho moved from Doughty
ptreet to Devonshire terrace. George
clu Maurier lived for some years in 1
Devonshire terrace. In this celebrated
house Dickens wrote no fewer than
ten of his books-"The Old Curiosity
Shop," "Barnaby Rudge," "The Christ
mas Carol," "American Notes," "Mar
tin Chuzzlewlt," "The Haunted Man,"
"The Battle of Life," "Dombey and
Son," "The Cricket on the Hearth" and
"David Copperfield." Devonshire ter
race was situated at the corner of the
Maiylebone road and used to be called
the smallest terrace In London.
The late Judge Saunders of North
Carolina was noted as an angler, but
he hnd a poor memory as to the weight
of the fish he had taken. On one oc
casion a friend, trying to entrap him,
said, "Say, judge, what was the weight
of that big catfish you caught the other
The judge turned to his waiter and
said, "Bob, what did I say that catfish
"What time yesterday, boss in de
mnwnin', at dinner or after suppah?"
All But One for 15-Cent Shave. At
a meeting or tne doss Darners tne lu
cent shave was accepted by every pro
prietor in the city but one and it is
very probable that he will accede
the journeymen barbers' terms befo:e
March 15, the date when the new pries
Buys Interest in Business. E. E.
Reynolds, former deputy sheriff under
George W. Heider, has purchased a
half interest from H. .T. Crandall in th
Crandall Express & Transfer company
of this city, the deal going into effe?t
at once. Mr. Reynolds, who has many
friends in the city, will likely move
Want Another School. A petition
Take VIN0L nov.
Easy to get it back again.
Vinol creates an appetite,
makes rich, red blood,
strengthens every organ in
the body, and builds up
firm healthy flesh.
That's because Vinol con
tains all the medicinal ele
ments of cod liver oil, taken
'from fresh cods' livers, the
useless oil eliminated, tonic
Try it on our guarantees
H. O. ROLFS, Harper House Pharmacy
While Mercury and Potash may mask the disease in the system and
cover tip the outward sj'mptoms for awhile, they cannot cure Contagious
Blood l'oison ; when the treatment is left off, the disease will return worse
than before. Mercury and Potash eat out the delicate lining of the.
stomach and bowels, produce chronic dyspepsia, cause the teeth to decay,
make spongy, tender gums, affect the bones and nerves, and often cause
Mercurial Rheumatism, the most hopeless form of this disease. Thousands
have taken the mineral treatment faithfully for j-ears to find, when it was
left off, that the disease had only been smouldering- in the system, and the,
old symptoms of ulcerated mouth and throat, falling hair, popper-colored
spots, swollen glands, sores and ulcers, etc., would return in all theit
hideousness, and they were no nearer a cure
rt than when they first commenced the treat
ment. S. S. S. is the only certain, safe
and reliable treatment for Contagious
Blood Poison. It is the one medicine
that is able to go into the blood and cure
the disease permanently, and without in-
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does not co,ver up anything, but so completely removes the poison
that no trace of it is ever seen again. This medicine will also remove
any bad effects left by previous mineral treatment.. S. S. S. is made
entirely of roots, herbs and barks; we offer a reward of ii,ooo for
proof that it contains, a particle of mineral in any form. Write for our
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These extremes of temperature reach
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i it does the work. If you're wasting
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You will do better work for
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Loose coffee isn't the same
it may be dusty, dirty and bad
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CONSULT DR. WALSH FIRST.
lie Is the old reliable specialist, established in Pavcnport 12 years. Pur
ing that time over fifty specialists have come here and remained from a
few weeks to a few years. They took your money ami left nothing but
broken promises. Dr. Walsh has remained here long enough to prove his
cures are permanent, for the people he cured 12 years ago have remained
YOU CANOT GET A SURE CURE ANY
IMT waste your time trying others, for you cannot get our treatment
at any other place, as most of our appliances and treatments are the re
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4:30, and 7 to 8:30 p, m. Sundays from 10:30 to 12 a. m.
ROCK ISIzdND SAVINGS BANK
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
4 Per Cent Interest Paid on D
Incorporated Under tha Stat Law.
Money Loaned on Personal Collateral or Real Estate
Phil Mitchell, President
H. P. HulL Vice President
P. Greenawalt, Cashier.
Began the business July 2, 1870,
and occupies S. E. corner ol Mitch
ell ft Lynde building.
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William H. Dart,
H. P. Hull,
E. W. Hunt
kX B. Cafcla,
Bollcltors Jackson 'ft Hint,