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THE ARGUS, FRIDAY, MAY 2i, 1907.
NEWS OF THE NEIGHBORS
Leslie Pawned Bible. Mr. and Mrs.
W. J. Vaughn of Davenport, who went
to Clinton to attend the funeral of
Gcorpe Leslie, the painter who commit
ted suicide by shooting himself early
Sunday morning, found an old bibb'
which belonged to the dead man s
mother in a Clinton second 'hand store,
and redeemed the volume. The biblo
was pawned several weeks a no by the
painter, who had used a second hand
stove which became damaged, and to
satisfy the claim of the dealer, l.esli
turned over his mother's old bibb
Learning of this fact, the auphns vis
ited every second hand store in 111
city until they found Ibe old bool.
which they redeemed and look with
them to Davenport after the funeral.
Year for Forger. Miner Jackson
convicted of passing a forued check in
the sum of $7. 50 tin Jean W'ormser. was
yesterday afternoon sentenced by
Judge Jackson to serve one year at
hard labor in the penitentiary at An
Wife in Conspiracy. George A. Min
netty, through Attorney Charles T.
Kemmerer, has tiled a petition in the
district court, asking to have his mar
riage to Margaret A. Minnetty. also
known as Margaret Puecinelli, declared
null and void and of no effect. For rea
son thereof, the plaintiff alleges, that
being instigated by her mother, the de
fendant married him with evil design,
merely lo secure an interest in the
property she knew he possessed. The
couple were married on June 17. l!nr.
Since then it is alleged the defendant
has refused to fullill her marriage
' Obituary Record. Mrs. Mtta Seh
man'i died yesterday at the family home
four miles north of Stockton. She was
2S years of age and had
but a short time.
Dela, the lt-year-old daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. M. Million? or 025', West
Third street, died yesterday at II: 2.7
o clock. She was born jn Washington,
Iowa. Dec. 17, lSfifi.
Wednesday evening, at the family
home, P.2S West Fifth street, occurred
the death of Mrs. Helen Fall at the age
of ;n years, after a lingering illness.
Mrs. Fall was born in Germany and
came to Cleveland. Ohio, where she
was united in marriage to Isaac Fall in
the vear 1S70. Three years later the
family came to Davenport and have re
sided here ever since. She leaves to
mourn her death her husband, one son,
Sullivan Fall of Chicago, and a daugh
ter. Hertha, at home.
WILL PROCEED WITH DIKE
Assessment Rolls for Boston Bay Im
provement are Approved.
The county court of Mercer county
at Aledo has approved the special as
sessment roll which insures the early
beginning of the diking and drainage
of what is known as Tloston Hav is
land, the tract of 20,(ioti acres at th
lower end of the low grounds whic.i
begin above Muscatine and extend to
New ISoston. Bonds for $2nn,ouo w
be issued at once to carry on the work.
1 he tax on the land will cover a per
iod of 20 years and will not be seriou.v-
Iv felt bv the land owners. Since the
drainage project was taken up about a
year ago land in the bay has advanced
in price from $10 to $15 per acre to
$io to $t;o.
been ailins'real estate in the sum of $2,100 filM
Estate of Henrietta M. Heagy. Or
der fixing amount of state inheritance
tax upon legatee and appraiser s com
In re application for certificate of
moral character. Evidence taken of
I?. I. Connelly. William J. Sweeney
and B. F. Shriver, members of the b.i
practicing in this court touching the
moral character of Hugh E. Curtis.
Motion of H, D. Connely that a certio
rate of unoral character be issued. Mo
tion granted and certificate issued.
Estate of Roje Frederick Druhn. re
lit ion of all children and sole heirs a!
law of deceased showing death of Hen
rietta Hruhn and distributions of Til
the remaining proceeds of said estate
and praying that same be accepted as
a final report, a waiver of notice to
heirs and a report of distribution to
heirs and that estate be closed file.!
Petition granted and the same accept
ed and approved by the court as a linul
report and report of distribution an
it appearing that no further notice to
heirs is needed it is ordered that tiio
estate he closed and bond released.
Estate of Henrietta M. Heagy. Coun
ty treasurer's inheritance tax receipts
Estate of Elizabeth denning. Proof
of posting and publishing notices to
RECORD OF COURT HOUSE.
Judge R. W. Olmsted presiding.
Guardianship of Richard W. and
I Charles C. Carter. Guardian's invei.
tory filed and approved. Petition for
leave to sell part of wards' real estate,
filed. Guardian's bond in the sale of
LYDIA E. PINKHAM
LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S
Is acknowledged to be the most suc
cessful remedy in th country for
those painful ailments peculiar to
For more than 30 years it has
been curing Female Complaints,
such as Inflammation, and Ulcera
tion, Falling and Displacements,
and consequent Spinal Weakness,
Backache, and is peculiarly adapted
to the Change of Life.
Records show that it has cured
more cases of Female Ills than any other one remedy known.
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound dissolves and expels
Tumors at an early stage of development. Dragging Sensationscausing
pain.weight. and headac he are relieved and permanently cured by its use.
It corrects Irregularities or Painful Functions, Weakness of the
Stomach. Indigestion, Bloating, Nervous Prostration. Headache. Gene
ral Debility; also. Dizziness. Faintness Extreme Lassitude. "Don't care
andwanttobeleftalone" feeling, Irritability. Nervousness. Sleeplessness,
Flatulency, Melancholia or the "Blues." These are sure indications of
female weakness or some organic derangement.
For Kidney Complaints of either sex Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound is a most excellent remedy,
Mrs. Pinkham's Standing Invitation to Women
Women suffering from any form of female weakness are invited to
write Mrs Pinkbam, Lynn, Mass. for advice. She is the Mrs. Plnkbam
who has been advising sick women free of charge for more than twenty
years, and before that she assisted her mother-in-law "Lydia E. Pinkbam
in advising. Thus she is well qualified to guide sick women back to
health. Her advice is free and alwavs helpful.
Society news, written or telephoned
to the society editor of The Areus, will
tie pliidly received and published. But
in either case the identity of the Bender
must be made known, to Insure relia
bility. Written notices must bear Big
nature and address. J
Entertain for Mrs. and Miss Worker.
Wednesday afternoon at the Outing
club the members of the Thursday Af
ternoon Bridge club entertained in hon
or of Mrs. J. J. Worker and Miss Elsi
Worker of this city. Cards were play
ed, and the favors fell to Mrs. Fred
Woltmann and Mrs. Charles Kind'.
The score cards were pretty band-painted
sketches of the Outing club. Dinner
was served at tables after the games.
Mrs. Worker and Miss Worker will
leave soon to make their home in Chicago.
Etude Club Organ Recital. The mem
bers of the Etude club were given an
organ recital yesterday afternoon by
Miss Pauline Dittman at St. Paul's
Lutheran church. Davenport. Miss
Sclma Strolley, Miss Gertrude Cars-,
and Miss Mary Simpson assisted in the
program, which was as follows:
Organ Prelude and Fugue in B flat
(Bach) Miss Dittman.
Violin. "Handel's Largo" Mi- s Sel
Organ. (a Allegro, from Grand Con
certo (Handel): lb) "The Dead March
from Saul" (Handel ; (c) "Pastor il
Symphony" from "The Messiah (llaii
del) Miss Dittman.
Solo. "Rejoice Greatly," from "Th.1
Messiah" (Handel): encore. "A Vision
and a Prayer" (Ottilie Reupke) J Miss
Organ. Rubinstein's Melody in F (Ru
binstein) Miss Dittman.
Reading. "The Other Wise Man"
(Van Dyke) Miss Mary E. Simpson.
Organ, (a) "The Glory of God" 1 Beet
hoven ) : (b) Andante from Fifth Sym
phony (Beethoven): Tencore "Wedding
March" from Tannhauser) Miss Ditt
man. The annual meeting of the club will
be held at the home of Miss Thode,
June 1", at which time there will be
election of officers and reports for the
Formaldehyde in Milk. Of 21 wim
ples of milk tested Wednesday after-'
noon by Dr. A. II. Arp, health com
niissioner, two were found to contain
formaldehyde. The test shows tha'
stringent measures must be adopted ,o
force the dairymen to a realization of
the fact that they cannot use preserva
tives in the milk they sell.
Excursion for Merchants. The an
nual outing of the retail merchant -
will be held on Tuesday. July ;in, an 1
will take the form of a steamer excur
sion to Clinton. An option has heen
secured on the J. S. for that dale, and
the contract will be signed tomorrow.
Takes Reserves to Peoria. Lieute i
ant Kmil Freeman will take lo men o!
his command from the Naval Reserve,
to Peoria on Tuesday, June 11, to pai
ticipate in that city's big military day
An excursion trip is to be arrange:
the men leaving over the Rock Island
& Peoria shortly before x in the morn
ing and starting on the return homo a!
Struck by Engine. Erick Olson !i
ing at 411 Fifth avenue experienced
narrow escape from death under th
wheels of a Burlington passenger Ira.i
Wednesday evenin. He fortunate!
escaped any fatal injuries but sustain
ed some severe bruises about his hea I
back and limbs. Mr. Olson was on h
way home from his place ot employ
ment at Dimock, Gould & Co., and v.a
about to cross the railway track a
Thirteenth street. He states that h
noticed a passenger train coming o
wards him but thought it was on th
Rock Island tracks. At any rate, ')
walked directly in the path ol the mov
ing train and was struck by the eugiii
which threw him to one side of th
Has Smallpox. J. P. Hunker. a
employe of the railroad : hops at Silvi
is ill with smallpox at his home
Fifth avenue. The dies.aso was firs-
developed Wednesday nigiil and upon
its diagnosis the man was placed nnd
strict quarantine. Several wt eks a
Mr. Hunker and his wif came he
from F.lkhart, Ind. In that city thor
were a few scattered cases of t!i
plague at that time but he did no.
know that he had been exposed or that
the infection affected him.
Your Promise to Pay Will Clothe You For
Do Not Pay More.
: The People's Will Sell It For Less
If you arc thinking of
new clothing for Decora
tion Day it will be worth
your while to step into
our store today or any day
and try on one of our high
grade garments we arc
selling and compare them
point by point with the
garments offered in other
stores at a much higher
price; in that way only
you will be convinced that ;
we offer the best values in
There is Clothing for Everybody at The People's.
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Latest styles and
$2.'JS to .
SKIRTS in endless variolic:
LADIES' FINE SUITS-
LADIES' LAWN AND
while, short ai:d Imig sb-
BOYS' AND GIRLS' CLOTHING of all descriptions,
at all prices.
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DO YOU WANT A DRY BUILDING?
YOU SAVE FURRING AND LATHING BY PLASTERING DIRECT
LY ON THE BLOCKS. DRYNESS GUARANTEED. GOOD BLOCKS
SAVE YOU MONEY.
This is the only true concrete
two-piece block. Vertic-tl
and horizontal air space.
Mitchell & Lynde Bldg.
LET US FIG
URE ON YOUrt
Rock Island, III. Phone, West 446.
Obituary Record. Andrew
2C2 Kighteelith avenue, died
day evening after an illness
months with cancer of' the
He was born in Sweden in 1S.M. In
lxsl he came to America, settling in
Moline immediately thereal'ie,. 1 1 li:n
been employed at the Moline Plow coni-
nanv for several vear-. lie leaves a
wife two brothers, atid three sistei
To Reopen Cafe. President u. F
Teek of the Moline r'.ub called his first
meeting with the new hoard of director
Wednesday evening at the club room.;
WE FURNISH CASH
IN LARGE On SMALL AMOUNTS, for a loni? or short time, at the low- Q
rst rales, and mi the fairest terms ever offered. No need to make your Sf
financial trouiios Known to your menus, just so-p Into our private
ottiee tell us what you want see how easily ami quickly we ran help
you. We are h-re to serve you, and there will be no charge whatever
unless we help you.
The methods we use does away with the old-time formalities, and
makes it easy to open a credit arcount with us. Your furniture, piano,
horses, wagons, etc., will secure the amount you need and remain in your
Remember, we help the people who want to help themselves, and we
guarantee a square deal from start to finish. Let us help you today.
Entertains at Musicale. Mrs. C. L.
Walker, at her home, 1G Twentieth
street, entertained at a musicale in
honor of her guest, Mrs. Burton Hanson
of Chicago, yesterday afternoon. About
l.Vi tri city ladies were the guests, who
were received by Mrs. Walker alone.
The ladies who assisted in the enter
tainment of the guests were Mesdames
James Connor. Julia Kosenfield. (J. (J.
Craig, K. W. Hurst, Mary Bailey. C. U.
Boynton, Minnie Potter, J. K. Robinson,
Wilson. K. I). Sweeney, Joseph I)e
Silva. John Good, and Miss Comegys.
The program, which was informal, was
given by Mrs. Hanson and Miss Ilar
tiet Cropper. Mrs. Hanson is a reader
of murh ability and her hearers were
thoroughly delighted with her perfect
delineation of character, impersonation
and expression. Miss Cropper san,;
with her usual sweetness of voice.
MUTUAL LOAN CO
Handkerchief Shower for Bride Elect.
Miss Elinor West was hostess yes
terday afternoon at her home, l'i3G
Twenty-first street, at a handkerchief
shower for Miss Julia Stafford, a brid;
of next month. About twenty younj;
ladies were the guesls and the after-
noon was passed playing hearts. Miss
Ella Baumbach and Miss Flora Stod
dard being awarded the favors. The
house w'as decorated with bowers of
crab blossoms and in the dining room
a large sprinkling can was suspended
, above the table to which was fastened
piuk and white ribbons on the ends of
which were fastened the handkerchiefs.
:The wedding colors, pink and white,
were carried out in the lunch which
Peoples National Bank Bldg. Telephone, Old West 122.
Room 411, Rock Island III. Office hours,' 8 a. m. to 6 p. m.
Open Wednesday and Saturday Evenings, to 9 p. m.
In Honor of June Bride. Miss Flor
ence Wadsworth, at her home, 643 For
tieth street, is entertaining this after
noon at a haudkeirhief shower for Miss
Geneva French, whose marriage takes
place in June. Hearts is the afternoon
t diversion. j
We sell for CASH ONLY, there
fore we are able to sell for these
low prices. which will be in
force from Monday, May 20, till
Saturday, May 25.
20 pounds of granulated
Golden West flour,
l'er sack SI. 05
Fanry butter, per
Rural New York potatoes,
per bushel CO
Head Light brand sweet
corn, per can JJ
Great Rock Island soap,
12 bars 25
Ture Leaf Lard,
2 lbs 25C
Quaker Oats, per
Regular 17 'fee coffee,
Per lb 15,r
Six cans of Columbia
or Pet Brand Milk 25c
Toasted Corn Flakes,
3 packages 25c
Per lb 5C
Baldwin brand evaporated
apples, per package IOC
Fresh smoked sturgeon aud
cottage cheese every day.
THE ONLY STRICTLY CASH
STORE IN TOWN.
930 Third Avenue Both Phones
America's Largest and Most Popular Retail Clothiers, Conducting Standi S'.crca Nearly Everywhere. p
a Our Rock Island Store, 319-321 Twentieth Street. N
- . Our Moline Store, 521 Fifteenth Street.
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If you are too f at it is because your food
turni to fat instead of muscle strength.
If you are too lean the fat producing foods
that you eat are not properly digested and
Lean, thin, stringy people do not havs
enough Pepsin in the stomach, vhile fat
people havo too much Pepsin and cot
r.cRtains all the digestive juices that art
found in a healthy stomach, and in
exactly those proportions necessary to
enable the stomach and digestive organs
to digest and assimilate all foods that may
be eaten. Kodol is not only a perfect
digestant, but it is a reconstructive, tis
sue building tonic as welL Kodol relieves
Indigestion, Dyspepsia, Sour Stomach,
Heartburn, Palpitation of the Heart and
Constipation. You will like it.
Digests What You Eat
Rests the stomach, rebuilds th
tissues and gives 'firm flesh.
Is a benefit to the community and a person with per
ception and push who can appreciate the difference
betwect just ordinary dental work and expert, up-to-date
dental work. Facial deformity caused by irreg
ular teeth corrected.
In bottles 0DI7. Two
Ira. T ctiU and
Fropkrsd at th, L-
rtorrof K C.DfWitt
Co..Cltlr(to,P g A.
SOLD BT ALL DUUGGISTS.
Committees wi re appointed for the new
;.ear and the future of the club discuss
ed with ureal enthusiasm. The new
house 'ommittec was instructed to fo--mnlate
plans for oinnins llie cafe, and
it islikely that within a few weeks
this desirable department, of the cbil)
will again be in opciution, for the noon
meal at leas t.
Hohson- You Im.k all broken up. okl
man. AMi:its the matter?
'raikI called fn Miss lYuyii last
iii.srLt, and no ht h-.u I entered the
parlor than lier mother tip; ten ml and
demaiideil to know my intentions.
"That must have been rather embar
rassing." "Yes. but that was not the 'worst
Just as the old lady finished speaking
Hiss rruyn shouted down the stairs.
'Mamma, mamma, he isn't tUo oner "
Dr. A. E. Wrixon, M. P. A., D. D. S.
THE ONLY DENTIST IN THE TRI CITIES SPECIALIZING IN OR
THODONTIA. TEN YEARS' EXPERIENCE IN CHICAGO WITH UP-TO-DATE
DENTISTRY. CONSULTATION FREE.
Office, Second . Avenue and Seventeenth Street,
Bengston Block, Market Square, Rock Island, III.
A SAFE AND SURE SPECIFIC FOR RHEUMATISM.
Guaranteed under tlic I'urc Food and lrugs Act, Juno CO, 1306. Serial number
CO 1 7.
Khcymnt ism for the most part attacks the sinews and mu.-cli s of tin;
body. Tl.erefnto the j"ints th inus'-le casings and Ik an ahis sufTer nost.
Like pout, this (ii: ease is caii.-:-ii by an excess of u' io a-id or hl'wid poi -on in
the Kysteui. Kieuina'ie pains sometimes change I In ir location: wander from
one part of the body to another, and t i: i! various joints in ntc e: ; ion. Tiie
nature of this painful disease is still a matter of opinion, but certain reme
dies have been di.-covered that produte immediate and lasting reli. f, ,-ind
many tiua s a jiermanem -ure. Probably the most important di.-covry made
in (lis connect ion i-; the famous pre:-ci iptiou from which Ir. lMwaril-.' 'on
I'oun l Ia;n!e!i'n Tabb ts are- prepared. Thousands of people- have used this
wonderful remedy for rheumatism a:id ate now well and happy. H will i ay
you to pet a box today.
Sold by all Druggists, 2Dc.; Schenck Chemical Co., Manufacturers, 54-D6 Frank
lin St., New York, and
(Look for this Signature)
T. H. THOMAS,