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THE ARGUS, TUESDAY. APRIL 23. 1907.
NEWS OF THE NEIGHBORS
Turners Adopt Resolutions. The an
nual convention of the Turners of the
Vpper Mississippi Kiver district decid
ed to hold the next turnfest in Daven
port. This will he in lltus. Action was
taken lookini; to the holding of a tttrn
tag or school of instruction for t lie
active Turners every year. The first
one will he held in Des Moines in June.
Resolutions were adopted as follows:
Protest in;? nsainst the prohibition and
mulct laws of the state; favorini; the
raising of the standard of teachers em
ployed in the public schools; extending
thanks to the Davenport Turners for
the hospitality shown the delegates to
Start Work on Kimball House. The
TiiCity Construction company, which
was recently awarded the contract for
the remodeling of the Kimball house,
lias begun work on the contract and
expects t.) have the improvements com
pleted by the middle of August.
Get New Site for Theater. Negotia
tions are now pending whereby it "is
expected that .1. C. and H. A. Sodini. Germany and was 55 years of age. I
who formerly conducted a vaudeville! At the family home, 510 Howell
theater on Brady street in this city, street. Jacob Storch passed away after
will secure a 99-year lease on a valu
able piece of Second street property.
east of Brady. This will be the first
99-vear lease ever executed in Daven
port. On this property the Messrs. So
dini contemplate the erection of a fine
new vaudeville house. The same party
recently secured an optiou on the Pe
tersen property just west of the Hoyt
music house, but have given this tip
and now favor the Second street site.
Federal Court Opens. At 10 o'clock
this morning Deputy Clerk Harry Mc
Karlaml officially cried the opening of
the I'niteil States district court, south
ern district of Iowa. Davenport divis
ion. The session will not be as impor
tant as the last one held here, but
there are several interesting damage
cases tiansferred from some other
places, a number against railroads hav
ing been brought here from Clinton.
This is the' first time, by the way, that
Clinton county cases have come to this
division of the federal court, the coun
ty having heretofore been in the juris
diction of the northern district.
a lingering illness. He was a native
of Germany and had been a resident
here for 25 years. He was 74 years of
QUARRELED WITH HIS WIFE
Slight Disagreement Supposed to Have
Led to Homer Russell's Suicide.
Watertovvn, April 2 .'5. Homer Russell,
Three Cases of Contagion. The
port of Health Commisioner eyer for
the last week shows that three cases
of scarlet fever developed during that
time. Two cases developed during th;
week prior. With this small increase
the number of cases in the city has
been materially cut down during the
last fortnight. The health departmen'
who committed suicide by shooting him- j lias been kept busy fumigating, an.l.
self here yesterday morning, it devel- although the actual number of cases in
the city has not been counted, it is
How to Siarl
Off the Day
Students of Hygiene All Agree That
the Eight Kind of a Break
fast Is Essential.
Thinking people are giving more
and more earnest thought as to how to
Ftart oft each new day so as to put
themselves in the best possible physi
cal and mental condition for the work
of the day. It is an interesting sub
ject, so interesting indeed that it has
attracted the attention of a host of the
world's leading scholars and authors
on hygiene and many different opin
ions have been written for the guid
ance of the people. On one point, at
least, all are agreed. This is that the
right kind of a breakfast Is essential.
A peTfert breakfast is impossible
without Malta-Vita, that delicious,
crisp, vitalizing; whole-wheat food.
In making Malta-Vita the whole of
the wheat, after being cleaned, is thor
oughly steamed and cooked In abso
lute purity and then mixed with malt
extract, a powerful digestive agent,
which converts the starch of the wheat
Into maltose, or malt sugar. Maltose
Is great food and the weakest stomach
digests and assimilates it without ef
fort. After being rolled into thin.
Wafer-like flakes the malted wheat is
fcaked under such intense heat that it
comes from the ovens crisp and brown
positively the most delicious, most
healthful food In the- world. Alwaya
ready to eat. All grocers, now 10 cents.
ops had a trifling quarrel with his wifa
before going to work, and this appears
to have led to the deed. The husband
opposed his wife's paying a visit to her
father in Post Byron. He was born
in Ohio Sept. 2. 1S77. He was married
to Miss Louisa Pearsall of Port Byron,
and is survived by his wife and one
brother. Irwin of Hillsdale. Funeral
known that a great improvement in
the situation has taken place. No other
cases of contagious disease broke out
during the week.
Debate Local Option. M. .1. Me-
Eniry and L. C. Blanding will join in
forensic battle at the Moline club Fri-
,r.-;,0 i,u iiri Wwinpsriflv miirn-'da.v evening with V. R. Moore and C.
E. Dietz over the question of local o;
Ition. This is the first of this style :if
battle, to be fought at the club, and a
lively interest is being manifest in ilu
In buying n home, you
ore naturally critical.
tire siring you 1 bin
wreck a larger lint than
ever from which to make
If you don't find wlint
you want In thin nd. ak
Central for went 702-Y,
We will ulndly tell you
nhoiit the many other
Mplendlil iiropertlea which
wr have lUted.
C k R E I N EH.
Real Estate and Insurance
1801 Second Ave. Old Phone 702 Y.
Open Wednesday & Saturday evenings
A lot 50x140 on 32d street,
near Elm street cars S27J
ins at 11 o'clock at the Enterprise
church .conducted by Rev. Edgar Wool
house, pastor of the Baptist church.
WAS LONG CIRCUIT CLERK
Broke Down in Court. Mrs. Oliver
Goodby, accompanied by her husband
and -l-yenr-old son. presented a sail
spectacle in police court yesterday, af
ter she had been convicted of larceny.
The woman broke down and sobbed
piteously. It required some time in
which to quiet her sufficiently to take
her to the county jail, where she is to
serve 10 days. .Mrs. Coodby was charg
ed with t'.ie theft of a silk waist, skirt,
and other clothes from the room of
Cora Smith. :!usVi Brady street. Dur
ing the trial Mrs. Coodby denied her
guilt, claiming the clothes had been
given her. She also was the coolest
person in the court room until con
victed, and then broke down and wept
like a child.
Obituary Record. Yesterday at the
family home. 1211 West Sixth stre".
occurred the death of Mrs. Marie
Weise at the age of :!2 years. Mrs.
Weise was born in Germany and came
to Davenport in ls!S.
Warner Hultgren, a member of
Battery B. First Brigade, I. X. (5., and
a resident of Davenport since Feb. LS
of this year, died yesterday at I1k
Scott county hospital. His age was
Bernhard Henry Thelken, one of the
well known citizens of Davenport,
died yesterday morning at the family
home. 12:1C West Seventh street, at the
age of S4 years and Id months. Ho
was born in Germany and was a tailor
by trade. Mr. Thelken came to Am
erica from the old country in 1S."0 and
settled in St. Louis. Mo., and four
years later was united in marriage
with Miss Margaret. Bruening. In the.
year is."t; they came to Davenport.
The death of Mrs. Anna C. Erbst o.
curred Sunday at the family home in
the Dubuque road. She was born
Lewis H. Patten Dies Suddenly at His
Heme in Cambridge.
Lewis H. Patten, long circuit clerk of
Henry county, died Saturday at his'
home at Cambridge, his death being'
sudden and caused by jipoplexy. Frl-J
day evening he attended an entertain
ment and seemed in tne nesi or neattn
up to within a few hours of his death.
He became deputy circuit clerk in ISt.t
outcome of the go. "Resolved, Tint j
the local option bill drawn by the Anti-j
Saloon league should become a law" is
the question. The affirmative has!
I been assigned to Mr. Moore and Mr. j
Dietz with five minutes to Mr. Moo.-o'
A lot 50x160, just outside the city
limits, near Long View
park S3 75
A lot 40x115 on 12th avenue, near
Ninth street, easy
!fi terms S350
A fine east front lot on corner 27th
street and 17th avenue, nice
shade, 47x1232 $325
A half acre just outside the
city limits, level 525
for closing, while Mr. McEniry and
Mr. Blanding will uphold the negative.
The entertainment committee insists
that, there is nothing personal in the
assignment of sides.
To Begin on New Main. George
and from 1ST-' to lSHC held the office of i Lambert of the King-Lambert Con
circuit clerk. Since lS'tt; he had been ; ruction company of Des Moines is
expected to arrive in the city today.
He will immediately take steps toward
organizing work on the laying of the
mil rime to I Third avenue water main the con-
deputy. He was president fit" the Farm
ers' Savings bank and one of the pio
neer business :nen of Henry county
He was 7" years of ase
Cambridge in is., publishing a news-' fact for which was awarded his corn-
paper for several years prior to enter
ing the service of the county.
Brightens the Home
JAP-A-IAC brightens every
thing it touches. A quart ca:i
will make your floors, furnittre
and wood work look like new
It. comes in thirteen colors, an 1
may be used in over a hundr.-'d
INTERURBAN IS SURVEYED
Forty-two Miles of Davenport-Du-buque
Line Laid Out.
Maquolceta. April 2?.. Chief Engi
neer F. F. Moore and .lames McKillio.
head field man, having completed the
'survey of the Davenport-Dubuque
Electric line from Davenport to the
j corner of Main and Piatt streets In
j t his city, a distance of 412 miles
The route laid out passes through the
j towns of Monmouth. Joy, Eldridge.
Long Grove, Grand Mound and LI woo I.
The survey to Dubuque from this
point was completed some time ago.
The distance is thirty-five miles an 1
the road will fun through Andrew and
Lamotte. I he contract tor the con
struction will be let in a short time
as the survey is now complete.
MILAN SALOON IS ROBBED
quick-drying, durable, elastic
the best, and is adapted to iihk
purposes than any vatnish made.
We're at your service with
many other things in househoU
needs, at proper prices.
Every lady calling will receive
a free sample.
P. J. LEE,
g wan paper and Paint House.
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Mineral Water l(
Take balf a
Thief Cut Panel out of Window
Rifles Cash Drawer.
The saloon at Milan owned by the
Davenport Brewing company and re
cently established with Hans Genn is
manager, was broken open by thieves
Saturday night. A pane was cut out
of a rear window. The cash drawer
was rifled and about $2 in change
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Should Have Known Better.
Swan Anderson of Cambridge died
Friday as itdias since developed, from
drinking wood alcohol. He was refus
ed liquor in the saloons and invested ir
wood alcohol to satisfy his thirst. He
was 40 years of age.
Women have decided that in case
they cannot vote, they will cut out the
"stork" proposition. Perfectly proper.
Take Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea;
it is good for most everything. P.5 cents,
tea or tablets. T. H. Thomas' phar
Large resources and sure returns.
No prospecting, and hence no speculation.
Supply not equal to demand, and hence no competition.
A limited amount of stock offered for sale at a special
discount to cash buyers.
Good references can te given.
Make your savings work.
Will pay you well to investigate.
Call at office, or address:
302 BENGSTON BLOCK, THIRD FLOOR : : :ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
(. . ...
Women as Well as Men Are Made
Miserable by Kidney and
Kidney trouble preys upon the mind,
discourages and lessensambition ; beaut v.
vigor ana cheerful
ness soon disappear
when the kidneys are
out ot order or dis
Kidney trouble has
become so prevalent
that it is not uncom
mon for a child to be
born afflicted with
weak kidneys. If the
child urinates too of teu, if the urine scalds
the flesh, or if, when the child reaches an
age when it should be able to control the
I passage, it is yet afflicted with bed-wet-
! ting, depend upon it, thecause of the diffi
culty is kidney trouble, and the first
I step" should be towards the treatment of
j these important organs. This unpleasant
trouble is due to a diseased condition of
the kidneys ami bladder and not to a
habit as most people suppose.
j Women as well as men are made miser
able with kidney and bladder trouble,
and both need the same great remedy.
The mild and the immediate effect of
' Swamp-Root is soon realized. It is sold
, by druggists, in bfty
cent and one-dollar
size bottles. You may
have a sample bottle
by mail free, also a Horn of Bwmmp-Rooi.
pamphlet telling all about Swamp-Root,
, including many of the thousands of testi
monial letters received from sufferers
1 cured. In writing Dr. Kilmer & Co.,
Bingham ton, N. Y., be sure and mention
this paper. Don't make any mistake,
but remember the name, Swamp-Root,
i Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, and the ad
dress, Biughamton, N. Y., on every
pany last tall. A few hydrants have
been distributed along Third avenue,
but as yet no iron pipe has arrived in
the city. It is understood that Mr.
Lambert ordered this pipe last fall ;!
the lime of the letting of the con
tract, but as it cannot be secured -n
less than six months, it is possible
that work will be delayed bevond
May l. ,
Hunting Former Resident. The po
lice have been requested to learn if
possible the where ahouts of Marinm
Neilsen. who formerly resided in Mo
line. A letter came to the department
from the chief of police of Cedar Rap
ids, who started the search at the re
quest of Xeilsen's wife. Neilsen re
sided here two years ago. and was em
ployed as boiler maker at the Silvia
shops. Six weeks ago he wrote to his
wife in Cedar Rapids stating that he
was going to Chicago to search for
work, and since that time she has not
heard from him. Nothing conctrnin;;
the man has been. learned here, t
Firm Dissolves. Announcement is
made of the dissolution of the firm of
Mtirdock-Nessley company, the ladies
outfitters at 420-422 Fifteenth street.
T. C. Murdock retires from the part
nership and the business will be con
ducted by the other members of the
firm. J. H. Nessley and T. C. New
berry, the latter of St. 1-onis.
Obituary Record. Nels Wetsell diel
at his home. 1S20 Twentieh avenue.
Sunday morning after an illness ,-f
four weeks with an abscess on his
spine and a complication of diseases.
He was born in Venested. Sweden.
Feb. S. 1843. Thirty-six years ago he
came to America and the greater part
of that time he lived in Moline. For
twenty-six years he was employed in
the blacksmith deprtment of the Mo
line Plowa compny. He leaves beside
his wife, one son, Charles, who arrived
from Texas just before he died. Ho
has one brother. Peter of Moline.
Margaret Kirby, wife of William
Kirby, pased away at her home.
2.310 Sixth avenue. Sunday. Mrs.
Kirby had only been ill a few days.
She was 28 years of age and is surviv
ed by an infant child and her hus
band. She had been a resident of Il
linois twenty-two years.
An 8-room 2-story house on 1 1th J didly arranged, the prettiest home
street, near 4th avenue,
'ot 60x150 $o GOO
A 7-room 2-story house in South
Rock Island, near Milan car line,
lots of fruit and shade, good well,
summer kitchen, chicken house, lot
173x218, will sell for $1,000
down, balance long time. 2,050
A beautiful little 5-roam cottage, all
on one floor, modern throughout, lo
cated on 14th street, stone founda
tion, furnace, gas,
on the street,
An 8-room 2-story house
street, stone foundation
lights, east front, lot
A great snap in a house on 3rd ave
nue, nine splendid rooms, hot water
heat, stone foundations, will sell at
$1,000 sacrifice if taken
within 30 days.
A 9-room modern house on 17th
street, 65 feet front-
a.e s 1.1 on
Fine building lots on 30th street,
paving paid for,
A splendid east front lot on 11th
street, near Third avenue, most
convenient location in
A lot 45x102 in best block on 142
street, east front, sewer,
water and gas 825
An elegant lot on 22d street, near
10th avenue, east
fron SI, 300
A story and a half cottage on 14
street, east front,
lot 45x127 Sl,400
Two 5-room cottages on 31st street,
near Elm street ca-s, two years old.
will sell one or both, a 12 per cent
A new 5-room cottage, easy walking
distance from Plow company, small
amount down, balance
on easy terms S1.G50
A story and half 7-room house on
37th street, near Elm street cars,
A 7-room house on 38th street, near
car line, stone foundation, electric
lights, cement sidewalks, will trade An 11-room house on 13th avenue,
for Davenport prop-
A neat 5-room cottage on lot 55x120,
hot and cold water, good barn, on
fc.- inn avenue, near
9th street Sl,900
A 2-story 6-room Tiouse in South
Rock Island, practically new, stack
ed for furnace and wired for lights,
bath connections roughed in, stone
foundation, with half
acre of ground 2, 100
A 7-room 2-story house on 4th ave
nue, lot 40x172,
A pretty 5-room cottage on 16th
street, nice large rooms, near Long
View park, stone foundations, ce
ment sidewalks, gas, sewer, asphalt
A 7-room 2-story house on 19th
street, bath, furnace, lot
A 7-room modern house on 30th
street, near 7th avenue, furnace,
electric lights, lot
A modern home on 14. street, six
rooms besides bath and reception
hall, gas and electric lights, furnace,
big cellar, east
A modern 6-room 2-story house on
14th street, electric lights, gas stove,
A 6-room 2-story modern house on
15th street, facing Long View park.
A 7-room modern house on 22d
street. 4 rooms downstairs, thor
oughly modern, a very at-
tractive home S3,G00
A beautiful new home on 42d street,
special reason for selling, reception
hall, parlor, dining room, kitchen
pantry downstairs, 4 bedrooms and
bath upstairs, hardwood floors, elec
trie lights, hot water heat, laundry,
cement sidewalks, a
near 30th street, lot 100x140, will
rent for $30,
at i nnn
A 2-story 7-room house on 23d
street, gas and electric lights, hot
water heat, hardwood floors, cement
ed laundry, lot
50x140 si rnn
Two houses on one lot, one renting
for $22 per month, othe other at $10,
good location and never
vacant CJ nn
A splendid 8-room house on 7th ave
nue, strictly modern, complete in ev
ery detail, good barn,
'ot 50x126 S5.000
An 8-room house on 4th avenue lot
80x150, one of the prettiest corners
in town, lot alone worth over $3,000,
in good condi
tion crs nnn
Four cottages in South Rock Island,
each has a lot 45x139, rent for $42
per month, practically new, cot
tages in this location are
never vacant C?; flflCl
mf , u
An 11-room house on 5th avenue.
near Rock Island depot, lot 66x165,
upstairs rents for $50
Per rnonth 86.000
An 11-room modern home on 17th
street, hot water heat, lot
A beautiful 9-room modern home on
20th street, stone foundation, hot
water heat, laundry, lot
A 12-room modern brick house
20th street, lot
EnaP S3.600 71x216 S9.000
An elegant house on 14th street, six An elegant 9-room house on 20th
rooms besides reception hall and street, hardwood finish, laundry, fire-
baih, stone foundation, laundry, place, hot water heat, cor-
dry, electric lights, furnace, splen- ner lot 50x150 8S.000
the Moline sanitarium a week ago for
treatment, is improving.
Mrs. Will Keen is entertaining her
brother, Richard O'Connell, and wife
of Keyesporl, III.
Mrs. Hay Sill entertained her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Poston, last Mon
day. Mrs. Ed Wells has returned to her
home after spending several days with
her daughter. Mrs. H. C. McNeal.
Mrs. W. H. Young entertained the
ladies of the Thimble Bee last Wed
nesday. Thomas Harker of Forty-third street,
Moline, has rented the Dan McNeal
tenant house previously vacated by Joe
Mrs. U. G. Young and Mrs. William
Ausbrook were Moline callers Friday.
Mrs. A. D. Cox of East Moline visit
ed relatives here Friday.
Henry Sundell and wife of Rock Is-
Mnnil viwitrwl tlro witli frtnnda EVi.l-iv
Bert Melchert of Lewiston, . '
Mont., arrived last Wednesday morn
ing for a visit with Mrs. Matthews and
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Allsbrow visited
relatives in Valley City and Davenport
last Wednesday and Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Schafer .visited
last Tuesday with Mrs. Schafer's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. George Allsbrow.
Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Trout of Gales
burg visited at the home of James
Allsbrow the fore part of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Allsbrow left
last Saturday for their home in Lin
coln, Xeb., after a brief stay with rel
atives here. They stopped on their
way home for a visit in Galesburg with
Mr. Allsbrow's sister, Mrs. R. Trout.
Mrs. R, G. Young expects to leave in
May for a visit with her daughter Lena
E. A. Kilmer and family have moved
here from Blooraington. 111., and will
occupy the Harry Nicholson property
previously vacated by Stuckers.
Mrs. Lang Sheppard, for some time
employed at the hospital , who has
been ailing the past few weeks, was
taken to the sanitarium in Moline last
Mrs. Gertie Rush visited the tri-clties
Mrs. Grace Baileyjyho was taken to
The school election was held in the
school house Saturday evening. Thom-
(Continued on Page Six.)
In oraer to prove to yo
that Dr. A. TV.- Chase'i
Oiutment is a certain and
absolute cure for any form
of itching, bleeding, of
protruding piles, the manufacturers guaran
tee a cure. You can use it and if not
cured get your money back. Mr. Casper
Walton, laborer, Michigan City, Ind., saysj
"I work hard and lift a great deal. Thestrain
brought on an attack of piles. They itched
and they protruded and bled. Nothing helped
them until I used Dr. A.W. Chafe's Ointment.
That cured them." 60c. a box at all dealers, oi
Dp-A.1V. Chasx Medicine Co., Buffalo, N.Y.
Or.A. V. Chase's Ointment
HARPER HOUSE PHARMACY. .
CONSULT DR. WALSH FIRST.
He la the old reliable specialist, established in Davenport 12 years. During-
that time over fifty specialists have come here and remained from a
few weeks to a few years. They took your money and left nothing but
brok-n promises. Dr. Walsh has remained here long: enough to prove his
cures are permanent, for the people he cured 12 years ago have remained
i mm tlS
CANOT GET A SURE CURE ANY
DON'T waste your time trying others, for yon cannot get our treatment
at any other place, as most nt our appliances and treatments are the re
sults of our own study and invention, and you cannot get the same re
sults without them.
It Is a wonder. We use all
Call ami see a thoroughly
and explanation free and
SKK our new gigantic Statle X-Ray machine,
forms of electricity, vibration and violet rays,
equipped Institute. Consultation, nspectibn
HKli:1Iti:i(. our treatment is the best and the cheapest. Don't pay your
money for inferior treatment when he surest is the cheapest. Our guar
antee is backed by 12 years of succes right here in Davenport and thous
ands of cured and satislied patients. Po business like a business man
go where you can get the best for your money If you are not sure, in
vestigate, and be sure you're right, then go ahead.
WOMKX suffering from nervous exhaustion, headache, backache, consti
pation, neuralgia, palpitation of t li heart, or any other disease peculiar
to the sex, should consult Dr. Walsh and get the benefit of his vast ex
perience. Mi:. we cure blood disease, skin diseases, urinary and bladder diseases,
hydrocele, nervous debility and special weakness, kidney, heart, liver,
stomach and intestinal diseases. Varicocele removed in one treatment,
painless and bloodless. Keep your money in your pocket until you see it
Call or address Dr. Walsh or Chicago Medical Institute. 124 West Third
street (near Main street), Davenport. Iowa. Hours, 10 to 12 a. m., 2 to
4:30, and 7 to 8:30 p, m. Sundays from 10:30 to 12 a. m.
Price B0c. At All Dealers.
ROCK ISL'AND SAVINGS BANK
ROCK ISLAND, ILL,
4 Ptr Cent Intcrc. Paid Mi D
Incorporated Under tha State) Law,
Money Loaned oa Personal Collateral or Real latate
OFFICERS DIRECTORS t
Phil Mitchell, PresldemL
H. P. Hull, Vice Presides!.
P. Oreenawalt, Cashier.
Began the business July 2, 1870,
and occupies S. E. comer of Mltcfc
ell it Lynde building.
R. R. Cable,
William H. Dart,
H. P. Hull,
H. g. caata,
Solicitors Jackson Barat.