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THE ARGUS, MONDAY, MARCH 11, 1907.
SGHAFFER BEATS CRAIG TWO TO ONE
IN THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY FIGHT
City Clerk Carries Every Ward
In the City But
CLOSE ON OTHER CANDIDATES
The Aldermanic and Township Tick
et Results of the Ballot
ing. REPUBLICAN TICKET.
FOR CITY OFFICES.
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C'ily Clerk I I-n ry ('. Sehaffcr de
feated Dr. (5. (!. Craig practically two
to one for, tin- republican mayoral?
nominal ion in Saturday's republican
primaries. The veteran itolitician, oven
with all the influences tbat the city
administration could throw to his aid.
carried hut one ward in town, tin
First, where the combination made its
hardest fight. Sehaffcr, on the .oilier
hand claims that his friends made )
effort in that ward, not attempting ro
offset in kind the influences that were
brought into. play there.
All Oiir-Siih-d for Mayor.
While the outcome of the fight l:i
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MITCHELL & LYNDE BLDG.
the head of the city was overwhelm
ing and that Sehaffcr rallied about
him a large percentage of the repub
lican vote of the city and consid
erable feeling was engendered by
the intensity of (he factional strife,
the 'contest for other places on the
ticket was not marked by such prj
On the city clerkship, Rudgren and
Kreis had a pretty race, while for city
attorney Witter and Wenger ran nejk
and neck throughout the city.
On the aldennanie ticket the only
real conflict was in the Seventh ward,
when-Alderman Josh Brooks pulled out
ahead in a fight against the field.
The township ticket was almost lost
sigiu of in the snuggle involving the
Here are the results of the republi
can battle royal:
First ward . . .
Second wanl .
Third ward ..
Fourth ward .
Fifth ward ...
Sixth ward ...
4 111 CI.I.KK.
Second wanl .
Third ward ...
Fourt h ward . .
Fifth wanl ...
Sixth ward ...
Seventh ward .
First ward ....
Second ward .
Third ward ...
Fourth ward .
Fifth ward ...
Sixth ward ...
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ATTOIt It Y.
1 1 it
Total . 871 77S
First ward 107
Second ward 1C5
Third ward 287
Fourth ward v 110
Fifth ward -V .1.1"
Sixth ward 1G1
Seventh ward 271
Total . 1.2S2
Ca rse .
Robbins (2-year term ...
Schmidt (1-year term) ..
. . 7t;
Schofer . .
Brooks . .
First ward . . .
Second ward .
Third ward ..
Fourth ward .
Fifth ward . . .
Sixth ward . . ,
First ward ...
Second ward .
Third ward ..
Fourth ward . .
Fifth ward ...
Sixth ward . . .
C 0 STAIU.lt.
Fourth ward 115
Fifth ward 12r
Sixth ward i .. . Ill
JISTK K OK PltACK
Seventh ward 22G
First ward ?S
Second ward HI
Third ward 2H
Fourth ward Ill
Fifth ward 123
Sixth ward 110
Seventh ward 2SG
Fidlowing are the delegates and com
mitteemen chosen in the various wards:
Delegates Fred Carlson, Carl
Freese, Godfrey Johnson, Arthur Zim
merman, Frank Westbay, August Ger
naey, Fred Peterson, Frank Corcoran,
Herman Sehnert, Fred Volgt, Al Tabor,
Charles Lindgren, Amiel Depape,
Ward Committeemen. Joseph Gut-
MY, OH, MY! CAN
MORE GRAFT HERE THAN IN PEORIA
The Peoria Herald-Transcript of this
morning has the following which will
be read with peculiar interest in Rock
"Amid the Stygian gloom of present
day disclosures in Teoria there comes
a ray of dazzling light. It is furnished
by W. M. Jordan of Des Moines, Iowa,
who declared yesterday while in the
city that Peoria is more free from graft
than Indianapolis, Ind., Lafayette, Ind.
Bloomington, Galesburg, Davenport,
Iowa, Rock Island or Springfield.
"Not only does Mr. Jordan make this
declaration, but he is in a position to
know, having been sent out by the
Business Men's club of Des Moines to
make the investigation. He has visited
all the above named cities and has
made as thorough an investigation of
conditions in each of them as was pos
sible in a brief visit. For the past day
or two he has been in Peoria and it
was after talking with city officials,
government officials and business men'
that he made this statement.
"'I am satisfied that there is less
graft in Peoria than in any of the cit
ies I have visited, were Mr. Jordan's
words, substantially. "The laws are
better observed here &nd there is not
GREAT INTEREST III
VOTE 2 YEARS AGO
Great interest was taken in the pri
maries Saturday, the frequency of tele
phone calls received by The Argus,
and the crowds that read the bulletins
shown in The Argus windows being as
great as in some elections. Returns
were given promptly after the count
ing had been finished, though the
judges found their task almost us
great as in an ordinary t lection. In
the Seventh ward it was 12:30 a. -.n.
before the count was completed.
At the opening of the present cam
paign it may be of interest to recall
the vote on the head of the tickets two
years ago, which was as follows:
. 79 j
weiler, C. L. Swanson.
Delegates Harry Schriver, John
SwatUson. William Sugden. William
Beigstrom, Harry Sage. .1. M. Beards
ley, Oscar Carlson, John Stodd, Tho
mas South. Jeff London, A. G. I'tko.
Steve Durling, John Fngstrom, Phil
Wagner, L. V. Kckhart Jr.
Ward Committeemen John Swan-
son, l nomas aoutn.
Delegates A. Sugden, S. S. Hull. J.
P. Drumgoole, Eugene Hansen, H. T.
Siemon, F. A. Andrews, Robert Sug
den, W. N. Phillips, William Siem.m.
Charles Johnson, Frank Skinner,
Charles Udders. Dan Schroeder, Fra.ik
Larson, William Bennett, Don Shaw,
J. E. Asay. C. F. Caetjer. 1.. L. Hancv,
G. A. Johnson. John Hetter.
Ward Committeemen Al Sugden, !'.
H, Fickcnscher, Frank Iarson.
Delegates James Darnell, lxiuis Al
ters. G. W. Hill, Leo Ycrmore, C. E.
Hodgson, Richard Pearce, Dr. E. M.
Sala. Dr. .1. DeSilva, Cabe Mosenfel
der. Henry Van Hecke, J. H. Liedtko,
C. T. Harris. Paul Brandenburg, R. C.
Ward Comitteemen James Darne'l,
Delegates B. F. Knox. M. I. Morris,
Frank Collins, George A McDonald,
I.on Petcher, Tom Cox, J. K. Scott,
Van V. Reeves, Charles O" Je nsen, S.
W. Cidlins. Robert IVeuuett, Sam Da t.
O. L. Bruner.
Ward Committeemen John Furlong,
John G. Miller.
Delegates William McConochie, F.
C. Schnit7.er. Frank Welch, Ed W.
Schoede, J. 11. Murphy, John Mohl, P.
H. Kelly. F. A. Herzog, David Stepa
ens, M. V. Archer, L. Salzmann, F. G.
St l'KK ISOHS.
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Gall, Wallace Souders, Herman Peck.
Ward Committeemen. Elijah Rici,
William Grotc. ig !J
Delegates H. H. Robb. Frank N
gus, H. Doering, F. Beranek, George
Dutch, Fred Channon. A. F. Greaser,
Harry Sutley, Peter Anderson, W. L.
Gauley, John Raithel, Iao Holmes.
Frank Schetter. John Magnuson. Join'
Ixniden, Wallace Treichler, James M?
Bride, Adam HorTman, Jolm Kjellberg
Ward Committeemen Frank Bcra-
THESE THINGS RE?
so much vice and crime. I am not ig
norant of the fact that you have had a
ffood many exposures here of late. I
base my statements on general condi
"Mr. Jordan is a member of the
'Greater Des Moines association,' and
is engaged particularly in looking up
financial records for reference. He
says that he finds Peoria nas the low
est tax rate and the smallest bonded
indebtedness of any citv he has so far
visited. In the light of the present
graft charges he was asked if his state
ment of Peoria not being such a bad
city did not sound incongruous.
markable thing, but in about every city
I have gone to I nnd that they think
they have about the worst governed
city in the country. Indianapolis, I
believe, was the only city which was
apparently satisfied with conditions.' "
South Rock Island Democrats.
The democrats of South Rock Island
are requested to meet at the town hall
at 8 o'clock Wednesday evening, March
13, to take action relative to a town
ship ticket. .) I
: . TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE.
nek, William Moody, J. Ellinwood.
Convention Tomorrow isht.
The outcome of the primaries prac
tically settles the nominations of the
republican city-township convention to
be held tomorrow night, which will go
before the people headed by the pres
ent city clerk. The successful candi
dates having won on both the popular
and the delegate vote.
Hold ConfrrrniT Tnniulit.
All republican candidates are to
meet with the republican city commit
tee, this evening at Justice G. A. John-
Society news, written or telephoned
to the soeiety editor of The Argus, will
be gladly received :md published. Jut
in cither ease the identity of the sender
must be niinle known, to insure relia
bility. Written notices must bear sig
nature and address.
Entertains for Visitor. Mrs. Gustav
Shaffer at her home in South Rock Is
land, Saturday afternoon and evening
entertained a company of friends in
honor of Miss Marie Rhoads of Ou
tgo. At (! o'clock a five course di.i-
ner was served and the remainder ..f
the? evenin;, was passed with games
i Pupils' Recital. Professor Bowlby's
pupils gave their annual recital Sat
urday at his residence, 1228 Second
avenue. 1 he afternoon was devoted to
the Milan class. Those taking part -i
the program are as follows: Ruth
Ruge, Donald Warren, Bessie Johnson.
Eva Wiggins. Bessie Sears, Sydney
Wiggins. Margaret Iawson. Bessie
Mosher, Anna Rettig, Blanche Ring
gold, Allen Eddy, Katherine White,
Margaret White. Alice Ringgold gave
a very pleasing recitation entitled.
Mice at Play." This concluded th:
afternoon entertainment. At 7:-i0
o'clock the Rock Island class assem
bled and an interesting program -was
ARGUS' REWARD OF S50 IS PAID
TO A. LUOWIG IN BURGLARY CASE
The Argus today delivered to A.
Ludwig of 1017 Tenth avenue, its
check far $5n. the amount of the to
ward offered by the paper last fall in
hopes of putting an end to the long
reign of unchecked burglary in the
city. The reward of $3tt was offered
for a period of one week, for the ap
prehension and conviction of the bnrg-
ar or burglars guilty of the series of
.lust; before the time elapsed speci
fied in the offer. Special Policeman A.
Ludwjg effected the capture of Thonia.;
Johnson. The day following the arre-r,
Ludwig presented to The Argus a
type written demand furnished by the
mayor to pay Ludwig the reward. The
Argus stated that it would be glad
to fulfill its obligation in the premisj
as soon as conviction was secured.
George M. Fraley of Galesburg,
spent Saturday with friends here.
Miss Margaret M. Streeter of Kewa-
nee. spent the day yesterday with
friends in. .this city.
A. L. Gilman of Freeport, returned
home this morning after spending a
few days with friends in this city.
Judge H. C. Ward of Sterling will be
in l lie city tnis evening to lorinaity
open the common law term of the coun
ty court. He will preside in the court
here tomorrow and Wednesday.
Mrs. Feredick H. Cox. wife of tho
manager ot tne Crystal theater, arriv
ed in the city last Saturday from St.
Louis, to make her home in Rock Is
Mrs. and Mrs. Charles Mcllugh and
Mrs. Mary A. Crubaugh returned this
morning from Cedar Kapids, accompa
nied by J. E. Montrose of that city,
who departed this afternoon for Peo
ria. Reports from Davenport today are
that E. H. Uuck, who was injured "n
the wreck Thursday evening, is not
resting so well, but that no alarming
and unfavorable complications have de
veloped. Ben Wilson, years ago a well known
resident of Rock Island, now of Pine
Rluff, Ark., spent yesterday and today
with old time friends. It is 30 years
since Mr. Wilson left here, and he na
turally sees many changes, and misses
numerous faces with which he was
familiar, but which have been re
moved either by change of residence
or the touch of the hand of death.
Worked Like a Charm.
D. N. Walker, editor of that spicy
journal, the Enterprise, Louisa, Va.,
says: "I ran a nail in my foot last
week and at once applied Bueklen's
Arnica Salve. No inflammation fol
lowed; the salve simply healed the
wound." Heals sores burns, and skin
diseases. Guaranteed at W. T. Hartz's
drug store, 301 Twentieth street. 23c.
Horse sale at Reynolds, III., March
14. C0draft and road horses. '
FRED M. CARPEXTER,
Best for Home Use.
Order a case of Cross Country, the
best family beer. Rock Island Brew
ing company. Old phone west S3, new
news all tne time THE
DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION MEETS
AT ROCK ISLAND HOUSE TONIGHT
given. The first number was a pian
duet, Clara Kerr and Frieda Sc.herer;
piano duet, Fae Summers and Profes
sor Bowlby; piano solos, Georgian.'!
BrmkerhofT, Lucrelia Richmond, and
Edna Maurus: a piano and mandolin
duet by Fail Bowlby and Clareiue
Lawson; piano solos, Bessie Franws
and Bessie Silverman; piano duet,
Barth Vogel and Otille Vogel; pia'to
solos, Maude Bisdorf. Frank Young,
Raymond Zinmier, Jessie Thach.'V,
Cora Leidke. Mildred Pfaff, Barth V
gel, Otillie Vogel and Earl Bowlbv;
piano solos by George and Cora Ben
son of Moline. Mrs. G. V. Hawver jf
Waterloo, Iowa, entertained the com
pany with some vocal st lections. She
lias a very fine soprano voice. The
program consisted of selection from
the classical and modern masters. At
the conclusion of each program light
refreshments were served. In spite of
the inclemency of the weather, aboat
one hundred friends of the pupils were
presint to enjoy the recital.
Advertised List No. 10.
Following is a list, of letters remain
ing uncalled for at the Rock Islan
pbstollice for week ending March !
1907: Harry Bond. H. K. Bond. P. j'
Cary, Helen Clearwater, executor or
administrator of Frank Blackmail es
tate, Frank Earl. Maude L. Francis
W. F. Foley. Mrs. Josie Fitzsimmons.
Miss Ji ssie Grove. R. D. Johnston.
Adolf Johnson. A. Nelse Kilbey, Miss
Ed Myers. Ernest Meyers, J. F. Plait.
Lucy Reck. Mrs. William Rich. Miss
Francis Spiker. Mr. Smith, William H.
Shelter, Leopold Schweitzer. Mrs. Svl
via Starnes, Miss Mae Turney, Bert
Wilson. Nellie Williams. W. II." Wiley.
1ILT.I1 A. J. M DOXALD, P. M.
Johnson has since been tried, convict
ed and sentenced.
Today Ludwig presented to The Ar
gus satisfactory assurances that be
is tlie man entitled to the reward an 1
it was cheerfully paid him. Ludwig rs
not a member of the force, being
a special policeman when the arrest
was made, and is now back in his old
position as conductor on the Rock, Is
Whether or not. Ludwig got the man
i. . ., .... .,
who was acniauy committing tne
housebreaking in Rock Island, has n u
I5e that as it may the crime ccas.--l
from the moment The Argus reward
was offered, and on this account, at
least. The Argus feels that it did the
city a good many limes fifty dollar'
worth oi good.
'5 L? 'JW
Brandenburg Millinery Siore
Corner Fourth Avenue and Twentieth Street. Rock Island.
ARE YOU THINKING OF GETTING A LOAN?
Did you ever stop to think that we are the oldest loan company "n
the tri-cities; that we have won and held the confidence of our custom
ers by upright, honest" and fair treatment, and that we are today giving
better terms, better plans and better satisfaction than anyone else in
We are always out for new business, and it is to these we are talk
ing. If you are looking for a little ready cash, get it here on liberal
terms and modern methods, with payments in size and time to suit.
We arrange loans on furniture, pianos, horses, wagons, etc., without
removal and strictly private. ' ,
FIDELITY LOAN COMPANY,
MITCHELL & LYNDE BLOCK, ROOM 38, ROCK ISLAND.
Office hours, 8 a. m. to 6 p.
west 514; new telephone 6011.'
To Consider Action Relative to
City and Township Nom
CONFERENCE ON SATURDAY
Alderman F. W. Blochlinqer Urged
as Mayoralty Candidate, But May
The democratic city-township con
vention will be held this evening at
the Rock Island house, instead of Tur
ner hall, as specified in the original
rail, the change of place having beau
determined at the conference of dele
gates and committeemen at the Rock
Island bouse Saturday night, it having
been discovered that conflicting ar
rangements made it impossible to hold
the convention at Turner hall.
Siilnral.-iy MkIim Ctmferenr.
Sentiment of the delegates chosen
at the democratic primaries' Friday
evening on the question of candidal-.'.-;
to be nominated at the convention to
night was informally canvassed at ?.
meeting at the Rock Island house Sa
urday evening. Chairman George II.
Wright of the city central commit t-j
called to order and was chosen chair
man. J. P. Sexton declined to act as
secretary and George W. Henry wis
After a number had expressed them
selves and it was seen that the general
sentiment inclined toward the selection
(,f a full city and township ticket, provid
ed suitable candidates are available, the
name of Alderman F. W. Hlochling r:
was suggested for the nomination for
mayor. Mr. Dioclilinger declined, giv
ing as his principal reason the recent
launching of a new business venture
that requires all his time. Those pres
ent, however, were not disposed to
take "no" for an answer and Mr.
Blochlinger was urged to reconsider
his decision in words that, whether
they convinced him or not, could not
leave any doubt in his mind as to the
high esteem in which he is held bv
members of bis party. A call for
names of tjiose available for candi
dates for the various offices brought
out numerous names which were in
It was voted to bold the conventi.ia
tonight at te Ro-k Island house in
stead of at Turner hall.
To I'rrKcnf i HiiilidnlrM.
A committee in each ward composed
of i hf candidate for alderman and ono
other democrat was named for the fur
ther consideration of candidates, it b -ing
expressly stated that it was not
the intention of limiting considerati .i
in convention to those whose names
were suggested Saturday evening.
a hat for
im m cdiatc
wear you will
be greatly in
terested in our
play of spring
m., and Saturday evenings. Telephone