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THE ARGUS, FRIDAY. JUNE 14, 1907.
NEWS OF THE NEIGHBORS
Does Not Know He is Married.
Through his attorneys George Mengel
has filed an answer to the suit of
Blanche Mengel. whereby she f.ties for
separate maintenance, claiming she is
the lawful wife of Mr. Mengel. As vi
the alleged marriage and as to th
time it is alleged to have taken plae
Mr. Mengel in his answer states he Ins
not sufficient knowledge to form a be
lief and therefore denies that ne is
married to the fair plaintiff. The only
allegations of the plaintiff admitted bv
Mr. Mengel in his answer, ate the fol
lowing: That plaintiff, ljlanche Mtn
gel, is a resident of the city of Ia
enport; that In- has held the posit i,m
of a member of the biwrd of directoi:
of the Davenport Malting company;
that he has sold certain real estate t
the White Lily Washing Machine
Odd Fellows End Meeting. The
state convention of the Colored Odd
Fellows came to an end yesterday, af
ter an interesting session at the lot'
lodge rooms on Third street between
Perry and Rock Islam! streets. Tl"
following officers were elected;. Dis
trict (land Master, W. M. Harper I
Of All Drinks
As well as the most healthful
and invigorating, are those wcil
known carbonated. beverages
bottled by us. Absolut fly pure
water and ingredients are used,
and this with the greatest car
used in bottling, have created a
demand for our goods that is ia
itself the best evidence of t he' r
Carse & Qhlweiler
Cor. Eleventh St. and Fifth Ave.
Old phone west 11, new phone
Buxton; Deputy District Grand Master
Major Barber of Evans; District
Grand Secretary, II. II. McCraven jf
Des Moines; District Grand Treasurer,
A. G. Rhodes of Buxton; District
Grand Director, J. S. James of Daven
port. Hoodoo in 23. With but 23 mem
bers left in its organization out of orig
inally over 2uu. the Allemania Sick Re
lief society at its meeting held at
Lahrmann's hall, voted to disband and
to forfeit its charter. The society was
organized and incorporated Dec. 1,
Injunction to Save Trees. Original
notices were yesterday afternoon serv
ed on the city of Davenport by Deputy
Sheriff .lack Marinan, notifying th
municipality of the filing of two injunc
tion cases, one by C. R. Spink and the
other by .John W. Jaeger, to prevent
the city from destroying the shade
trees between the sidewalk and curb ir.
front of their property on West Six
teenth street and from changing the
grade there. Mr. Spink also demands
'$2.mm damages and Mr. Jaeger $1. )('
Contract for Warehouse. The con
tract for the erection of the 5-story
brick and concrete warehouse building
for the Davenport Bag and Paper com
pany, has been let to Water llass, the
contract price being $2."i,iiio. The
building will lie erected on the south
east corner of Second and Rock Island
streets. It will be live stories in
neignt, ot prick ami reintorced con
crete construction and fire proof. Hans
sen and Harfst are the architects.
Pay for Survey. The meeting of the
public affairs committee of the (Vn
mercial club, held Wednesday evening,
was an interesting one. The MonticcI-
lo-Manchester interiirbaii was up fir
discussion and the value of this line tc
Davenport was well set forth. The
outcome of the meeting was the deci-;
ion that Davenport will give $l,nuo to
be spent in the preliminary survey o
the line. This means that $S,(mm will
be at the disposal of the promoters of
the line for the purpose of making tiv:
preliminary survey if Davenport ro
Dr. C. C Johnson left for Chieag
Mrs. M. Mcl-ay and granddaughter
Miss Marcia Stoddard were out from
Rock Island Monday and Tuesday of
Mrs. W. G. Davis visited in Rock Is
Mrs. John Jinks was badly bruised in
a runaway accident Monday. The :x
act extent of her injuries has not yet
Miss Kleanor Ketzle is expected he-e
soon. She has finished her school du
ties at Grand Rapids, Mich and is vis
iting friends and different points of
interest on her way home.
Mrs. Ixhi. Walker and daughter A'li i
of Moline are guests of Mr. ami Mrs.
W. G. Davis.
Mrs. Will Shaw of Aledo is spend
ing a few days with her mother Mis.
Mrs. Sue B. Wayne returned Monday
evening from a short visit at Orion.
She presided at the banquet given by
the Alumni association of that plaro
Saturday evening, June 1.
A party of surveyors is at work ou
the village streets.
Storer Johnson is planning to take
a trip to Iowa soon.
Miss Molly Wayne is visiting friends
in Galva. She expects to visit in Wyo
ming, III., and Peoria before returning
John and Miss Maud McAdam went
to Rock Island Wednesday.
Farmers are beginning to plow corn
this week, although the crop is small
it is hxiking well.
The rajn of Sunday prevented there
being any services at any of the
The commissioners of highway of
Drury met at John Price's Tuesday
where it was decided to put in an iron
bridge. Charles Kincaid of Muscatine
was engaged to do the work.
Mrs. O. J. Shirkey came home from
Muscatine last Saturday after having
been with her daughter Mrs. O. Rabi
deaux the past two weeks. Mrs. Ram-'
deaux is slowly improving.
Mrs. F. Foster and Mrs. T. Noble
who are ill are improving.
Mr. Hyatt of Millersburg, III. was a
business caller in Foster this week.
The graduating class in charge of
Miss Nellie Wray are F.thel Kennedy,
Agnes Garrin. Sadie Wray, Cass;!?
Crittenden and Ella Carithers. The
exercises will be at the German Meth
odist church the evening of Juno 21.
The ladies of Pine Bluff Methodist
church will serve their luncheon at the
home of Mrs. Isaac Foster Wednesday.
June 19 from 2 to 5 p. in.
Elmer Reynolds, Jr. spent Sunday
at the home oX his parents Mr. and
Mrs. F. Reynolds. Miss Belle, who
has been visiting her parents the past
two weeks returned to Moline with
her brother Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Miller are th.
happy parents of a new daughter, bo. it
John Yeator of Muscatine who re
cently purchased the farm of M-v.
Eunice Bowser has moved on it. le
shingled the bouse and is making oth -r
The many friends of Mr. and Mr-;.
Carl Bla'nkenberg, recently married,
extend best wishes to them for a hap.iy
wedded life. The groom grew to man
hood near here, then moved with his
widowed mother to Muscatine where
he learned the carpenter trade. The
bride is the oldest daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. F. P. Gillett and was a prominent
school teacher for several years. She
will be greatly missed by her mat y
friends both in social life and in chnrr'i
work. They will reside in Rock Island
in a new home recently erected by th
groom where they will be at home al
ter June 2, at 1S"S Tenth street.
East End Club Incorporates. The
secretary of state yesterday issued a
license to the East End Athletic dab
to incorporate without capital stock.
The object is social and athletic. In
corporators are M. J. Dahlberg, Arthur
J. Jasper and D. M. Magill.
Only Committee There. The com
mittee having in hand the proposed
track removal to the river front has
concluded that in the case of the manu
facturing and other interests in the
city silence has given assent, and it is
going ahead on that basis. A meeetir.g
of the committee with representativ.-s
of these interests was to have he1', n
held at the Moline club at 3 o'clo:U
yesterday afternoon, but only the com
mittee was present.
Goes to Claim Estate. Peter Lief,
one of the well known Swedish resi
dents of Moline, is making prepar
ations to return to Sweden and put i;i
his claim for a share in an estate. Mr.
Lief was recently apprised of the fac
that he had l.tllen heir to an estate,
but he hasn't the slightest idea how
valuable it is.
Deputy Sheriff Fined. Feed App'e
quist, one of the deputy sheriffs who
are stationed in East Moline. was ai
rested on a cecnplaint of a striker,
Charles Bowman, on a charge of
satilt and was lined $25 and costs bv
Police Magistrate Howard, Hie torn!
line coming to $:;2.t'. Charles Bow
man asserts that he and several of hU
fellow workmen were standing on the
sidewalk at Seventh street shortly nf
ter noon on June 7 when the deputv
sheriff came along and without warr
ing pushed several of bis companions
off the sidewalk. Bowman alleged
that neither he nor his companions
were raising a disturbance, nor were
they blocking the sidewalk, as the de
fendant claimed. The deputy sheriff
will appeal the case to a higher coin.
Duncan Fields. Miss Sarah May
Fields and Dalton H. Duncan' were
married Wednesday evening at the
home of the bride's mother, 2'2i; Six.li
avenue, the Rev. B. F. Martin of the
First Baptist chinch performing ihe
ceremony at X o'clock. There were
thirty two gin sis. The bride is a
i harming Moline girl, popal.tr amoag
her acquaintances and is a worker in
the Firsr Baptist church. Mr. Duncan
is one of the rising young busine.--..?
men of the city, known here since boy
hood. Mr. and Mrs. Duncan will nit
j take a wedding trip, as the beautiful
, new home in process of ton: Iriictioit
j will demand their attention as it near.;
completion, and they will be r.t home
40c Nainsook XT PMTO A1 TAMA J H TTP V Batiste
Corset C IIIB(Q)T()IM ?3 HP CQ) TRl KS- I Corsets
Covers JtUI y UIU1JJW
Good Values Black Dress Goods, Silks
Yard Wide Black Dress Goods, 39c.
Black goods are recognized as being perfectly staple,
yet you are given the privilege of choosing from the
following: 50c black eoods for IIDc yard all wool Ba-
nr 'Istes, Albatrosses, Panamas, Brillian-
?7ltlnes yard wide
Our New "Denrah" Black Taffeta, 98c.
Our new '"Denrah" black silks are rapidly growing
in favor. Every yard of them is guaranteed by us in
every particular. These are 21 inches wide, and have
a delightfully soft linish especially desired for waists
rQ and skirts. Arc exceptional values al(
IOdhis price, at
Our 85 Black Brilliantines, 63c Yard.
Its serviceabil ty gains Brilliautiuc considerable pref
erence over nust black materials for general wear.
This has a fine, lustrous silk finish and is the proper
- - vveight for present wear. 45 inches.
0Cwide; regular 85c grade
$1.65 "Denrah" Black Taffeta, Saturday, $1.39.
Because of its firm quality is a favorite for skirts.
One of the be-t black Taffetas our silk section has
ever offered, ami being one of our "Denrah" fabrics,
is absolutely guaranteed. Full yard wide. Regular-
j 39' ,''r'' 'ur ,",norrow at pcr j 39
after September 10 at 1705 .Twelfth
When you feel the need of a pill tak3
a DeWitt Little Early Riser. Sold by
. avenue. . i
Carlmark Lief. Eric Carlmark and
Miss Ellen Victoria Lief were married
Wednesday afternoon at Mission T.i'i
ernacle parsonage at 2:50 o'c lock, the
Rev. Albert Johanson officiating.
Pave Many Streets. A heating for
the proposed improvement of Seventh
avenue from Twelfth to Fifteenth
street; Eighteenth avenue from Sev
enth to Tenth street; Tenth street
from Sixteenth to Eighteenth avenue',
and Third strec from Third to Twelfth
avenue, was had Wednesday afterno m
before the local board of improvement.
All of the proposed improvements is
paving with brick, and here were very
few objections filed by Ihe property
owners. The improvements were ap
proved Ivy the board and the ordin
ances will be drawn and presented to
the city council for passage at an early
date. The meeting was held at the
city hall and quite a number of prop
erty owners were present.
Two in a Coat Stove
A DOLLAR WILL PAY FOR ONE THOUSAND FEET OF GAS.
TEN DOLLARS WILL PAY FOR A GAS RANGE, INSTALLED, READY
WHY NOT COOK WITH GAS? IT'S CHEAPER, IT SAVES LABOR,
IT WONT HEAT UP YOUR KITCHEN LIKE AN OVEN.
COOK ON A GAS RANGE, AS YOU SHOULD, AND YOU'LL FIND
THAT IT IS BY FAR THE CHEAPEST WAY. KEEP YOUR DOLLARS IN
YOUR HAND NOT IN A COAL STOVE.
THE GAS MAN
People's Power Co.,
100 East 17th street.
Sale 40c Corset Covers 29c
FROM the character and general goodness these
Covers should be quickly sold. Two styles are
shown, both of soft nainsook one has two rows of
lace in front, ami edging at arms; the other, blind
embroidery across front with lace edging. The work
manship is up to our customary lii;h standard. To
go into the market and buy these today, we would
have to pay this price. Saturday, at, eac h 29
West Bargain Counter.
The Sale of Tailored Suits.
MUCH inte est is being manifested in the rare bar
gains this sale presents. Practically every good
spring fabric and style is Represented. Prices have
been reduced to close out remaining complete or
broken lines o" spring suits. The following quota
tions give so ne idea of the extent of the reductions:
$20 Suits arc $13.95
$30 Suits arc $17.95
$-10 Suits are $22.50
2.25 Hemstitched Tabic Cloths, 1.00
The price would be $2.25 if w:
bought them at present prices. Linen
and mercerized damask; five p i -terns;
SxlO size, tomorrow at, each,
only SI. 50
Sash Curtains, Friday & Sat. pr. 20r
Should immediately interest lion e
wives. A lot of Sash Curtains
plain Swiss with ruffle and striped
Swiss without ruffle. An unusual
price ofTer, pair, only i2tC
Axminister Rugs. Friday & Sat. 1.G0
A lot of fifty, embracing eight dif
ferent patterns in handsome color
ing 27x.r4 inch size and appropriate
for many purposes. Worth $1. '.'".
sale price $1.(?)
Genuine Danish cloth on sale, yd. 1-
Genuine half-wool Danish Cloth in
plain cream, black, blue, brow.i,
light blue, navy and gray. A wa.-h
material of great durability. 22
inches wide, Saturday ZtO
Misses' 18c black lace Hose, pr. 11c.'
Misses' black Lace Hose in all sizes
from 5 to 9. A quality that we sell
regularly at ISc. The patterns a:
attractive. Saturday, per pr..
"Seconds" Men's Shawknit tocks, -.5
Shawknit socks arc well known fo
their service giving qualities, and
sell everywhere at 25c. The de
fects in these "seconds' are verv
slight. Priced, pair 1J
Damaqed Toilet Sets undcrpriceJ
Several 1" and 12 piece Toilet Ses
that have become slightly damaged
while in stock are 'reduced, $g.75
ts. $5.50: $12' sets. S7.5'():
$lrt sets. S5.U5; - $5.W rtcts.
S3. 25 Basement.
"Wilson" Toaster Fri. & Sat. 35-;
The special merit of these Toasters
lies in the fact that they can Ik
successfully used on gas, g isolih
and oil stoves. Special 'toinorrov.-
That truth is stranger than fiction,
has once more been demonstrated in
the little town of Fedora, Tcnn.. the
residence of C. V. Pepper. He writes:
"I was in bed, entirely disabled with
hemorrhages of the lungs and throat,
Doctors failed o help me, and all hope
had fled when I began taking Dr.
King's New Discovery. Then instant
relief came. The coughing soon ceas
ed; the bleeding diminished rapidlv.
and in three weeks I was able to go ij
j work." Guaranteed for coughs and
; colds 50c and $1.00, at W. T. Hartz's
drug store, 301 Twentieth street. Trill
Rheumatism Cured in 24 Hours.
T. J. Dlackmore, of Haller & Black-
more, Pittsburg, Pa., says: "A short
!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
j matism nine months ago and the Mystic
jCure is the only medicine that did me
j any good. I had five 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, 1501 Second avenue. Rock Is
land; Gust Schlegcl & Son, 220 West
Second street, Davenport.
I You need a tonic that will put the
sap of life into your system and for
tify you from all diseases. Hollisters'
Rocky Mountain Tea is recognized a
the greatest strengthener known. Tea
or Tablets, 35 cents. Harper hous?
L & L PAR.
urvday, June 16
Band Concert by the Citizens' Band
of Clinton. Don't forget the old fa
vorite. Come again and you will
like it better than ever.
50c Rovirvd trip from Dav
enport Qcnd Clinton.
$1.00 Round trip between
Clinton and Davenport.