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THE ARGUS, SATURDAY, JUNE 15. 1007.
NEWS OF THE NEIGHBORS
Blame Company. The r.oruner's jury
which held an iiiquoFt over the body of
John Hipps, ihe laborer whose death
last Tuesday was causod by a cavei-i
of the sides of a ditch in which lie was
woi-kiijs; for I lie IVoples !as & Elec
tric company, near Fifteenth and Mar
quette streets, returned a verdict to the
-!Teci that his death occurred in the
manner desciibed. The second clause
of the verdict is as follows: "We fur
ther believe from the evidence, that in
sufficient precautions were taken to pre
vent the ditch from ravins in."
Married to Reform: Divorced. Hev.
(leorse A. Hoduian, at;-d ri years, the
street evangelist, was yesterday sran;
ed a divorce by Judfie Holliniier from
his niil wife, formerly Maggie Mct'la
ten, aired 2D years. Mr. HodtMunn state
lie married Maggie to reform her, but
that she wouldn't lel'orm. She was as
stubborn in this pellicular as a Mis
souri mule. No! only this, but M.
liodgmau charges his wife with bein.j
very cruel to him. She is said to have
deserted him when he was sick abed
and helpless and to have utherwhv
abused him. After a time she also re-1
fused to fun her live with him. When
Hodgman married th yir!. she had bur
recently been released I'lotm the Hons"
of the (Sood Shepherd it I" IVoria. '"I am
a Christian, my wife is not." deflated
the street evangelist to Judge Holling
er, and after healing all the details of
his sad tale of woe. Judge Bollinger
granted the divorce.
Woman's Case Sad One. One of the
saddest cast's eer brought before the
Scott couifty hoard of insanity com
missioners was that of Miss Irma
Koege. who was givi it a hearing Thurs
day afternoon. Miss Koege is years
of age, and for .wars w.k bookkeeper
for tile old Nicholas Kuhiien conipau.
She was an exceptionally blight ouug
lady, being soif-cducated and possessed
of a city full of friends, Pu i wet-n sobs
and with a broken heart, her mother
nave the iestinion which induced the
commissioners to commit Miss Koege
to the Mt. rhasant hospital. I'nii!
some two years ago Miss Koege was
regarded as a Most cxeinplaiy young
lady. Her downfall is attributed to the
attentions paid her by a certain uiai
ried man in this city. .She finally con
tracted an appetite for whisky and be
came a slave to its use. I: was mor-
to break her away from this hijbit ami
U get her out (if the clutches of the
man who htus won lu-r affections to
such an extent that she refuses to yield
to the entreaties of fiiends and her
mother, that the commissioners decid
ed to send her to Mt. Pleasant. Her
mental detangenient is attributed in
part to - overwork, but mainly to the
dissipation she ha undergone since she
became a slave to drink.
Tank 100 Feet in Air. A water tow
er is being built at the plant of the
American Can company on Hocking-
MRS. MARY GILMORE, Ringo's
Mills, Ky., says: '( have been in poor
health for many years and was lately
persuaded to try your Bitters. My
health has since improved wonderfully
and I thank you for your valuable medicine."
1;J ClltBro-. "
ham road, to furnish waer pressure for
the new automatic sprinkling system
of fire protection. The tower is to be
of steel and the tank of wood, and U
will rise Tut) feet into the air, and hold
thousands of gallons of water in readi
ness to cpiench the least indication of
Obituary Record. Otto Kotz, aged
07 years, died yesterday morning at the
Scott county hospital. He was born in
Ciermany Jan. 17. 1840, and his former
residence was Buffalo, Iowa. He has
no relatives in this country.
Mrs. Mary Jane Wrigky, wife of J.
E. Wrigley. died yesterday at St.
Luke's hospital, where she had been
for nine days. She lived at N2S Har
rison .street. Her birthplace was Brook
lyn. Iowa. She is survived by her hus
band, her mother, Mrs. Harriet Phil
lips, and her brother, John Henry of
Rev. Mr. Margelith is here visitin;;
his daughter. Mrs. George Allsbrow.
Mrs. Marie I'llricson from Peoria is
visiting her son Frank, who is at the
Nellie Lyons from Orion is visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Lyons,
who are employed at the hospital.
Misses Kopp and Thomas were. 1 ri
ch y visitors Tuesday. m
Mr. luiggs and Mr. Hersch attended
the fiait ral of Mr. Getiamy on Wednes
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Hoss Wain
wrighr. Wednesday, a ID-pound baby
There were quite a number of the
ladies of Harmony circle attended tin?
meeting at Mrs. Hartzell's on Wednes
The young people of the Baptist
church gave an tee cream sociable on
the church lawn Tuesday evening.
Miss Eva Noelsch is visiting her cou
sin, Geoige Pirreell.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hodgson have
teturned from Gah sbitrg. where they
visited their uncle and aunt, Mr. and
M i s. C ins Blackburn.
Francis Ce.nners has returned from
a visit in Rock Island and Davenport.
Mrs. A. F. Hood is quite ill.
Mis. John Dawson is visiting her
daughter. Mrs. Senteal of Joliet. 111.
Mr. and Mrs. G. K. Peterson and lit
tle daughter Pauline have returned
from a southern trip.
Mrs. Clarence Hodgson will attend
the graduating exercises of Brown's
Business college at the Grand ou;r:'.
hoiue in Davenport, this evening. Mr.
Hodgson is a member of the class.
Lydia Peterson, who has been visit
ing her broth r Luther and family at
Beardstown. returmd home Thuisday.
Dorothy Johnson has returned home
after a week's visit in Davenport.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kelley entertain
ed on Thursday afternoon in honor of
their son's fifth birthday anniversarv.
The time was very pleasantly .-pent in
a social way and a substantial lunch
:vrved. Those present were Mesdames
Stang, Shepperd, Axelson, Ellis, and
TRY THE BITTERS.
No matter how long you have been in poor health
as a result of a weak stomach, disordered liver or
kidneys or constipated bowels we believe The
BITTERS will soon make you well again. It has
done so in thousands of cases during the past 54
years, and is therefore worthy of a trial
is especially compounded for curing such ailments as
Poor Appetite, Sour Rising, Headache, Vomiting,
Flatulency, Indigestion, Dyspepsia, Costiveness, Fe
male Ills, Fainting Spells, Dizziness, Sleeplessness, or
WE URGE YOU AGAIN TO TRY THE BITTERS WITHOUT DELAY.
YOU'LL FIND IT ABSOLUTELY PURE.
Fay Millett and brother, Golda Ellis,
and Florence Axelson from Watertown,
and Mr. and Mrs. Will Rank and chil
dren, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wilson, Miss
Anna Kipp, and Mrs. Springer from
the twin-cities. Artio received many
useful and valuable presents.
ENDEAV0RERS' RAID ON YALE.
No Limit to Hospitality Showered Up
on Them by Students.
More than :i.ooo Christian Endeavor
ers swarmed upon Vide the other day.
raided Welch hall, one of the most ex
clusive of the undergraduates dormi
tories, kept the campus in an uproar
during the two hours they stayed there
and took their steamboat back to New
York loiided down with Yale souvenirs
and college trophies, says a New Ha
ven spe ial dispatch to the New York
Jim I iniiiielly, the sole patrolman on
guard, weighs I too pounds, but he was
not lively enough to cover all the
points of attack tit which the Kndeitv
orers surged iihu the college grounds,
and he was subdued finally by a few
dozen who Insisted m feeding him
A senior named Brown, who rooms
In Yati.lerbilt hall, told the girls that
the proper thing to do was to go
through Welch hall. He shouted:
"Young ladies, the hospitality of the
dormitory Is at your disposal. Make
yourselves at home. If you see any
thing you want In any of the rooms
take it home with. you."
In Hocked the Eadeavorers by the
score. Most of the rooms were unlock
ed, and in some of them the under
graduate occupants sat. They caught
the spirit of the raid and handed over
cheerfully Yale flags and other college
trophies by the dozen. In some cases
students from other dormitories pre
tended to be the occupants of Welch
hall rooms and withopeii hearted hos
pitality pressed the souvenirs from the
rooms upon the girls. The electric
truck in which "Pop" Warner, the offi
cial college expressman, navigated the
campus, stood In front of the dormito
ries while "Poii" was conveying a
"This Is the otlicial Yale touring car.
entitled 'Seeing Yale. called out
Brown. "All aboard
ThimiIv five -!rls tumbled into the !
truck, and Brown let them around
the campus at racing car speed. th.
t-eciipants shrieking and clinging to the
sides of the truck. The Yale faculty
is discussing the framing of new cam
pus rules broad enough to cover Chris
tian Endeavor excursions.
The Chicago and Milwaukee Electric
railroad, which is exti tiding its line
from Kenosha north to Milwaukee.
Wis., is employing both day and night
yaiigs on the const ruction, arc lamps
furnishing the light, says Fngineer.
More than i'.W) men are now empiove.l.
Tonight. - 'm
If ynu would enjoy tomorrow, take
Chamberlains' Stomach and Liver Tab
lets tonight. They produce an agree
able, iaxr.live effect, clear the head and
cleanse the stomach. Price, 25 cents.
t Samples free at all druggists.
JAMES A. COLE, M. D., Timmons
ville. South Car., says: "I often pre
scribe your Bitters to patients in poor
health or in a run-down condition
brought on by stomach troubles. It has
never failed to effect a cure, and I free
ly endorse it."
Hurst Leaves City. Frank Hurst,
manager of The Moline since its open
ing Dec. 18, IHur,, will sever connec
tions with the Chamberlin-Harriiigiou
syndicate, of which The Moline is a
part, effective July 1. at which time it
will take charge of a new theater
which has been built at Waterloo,
Knox Again Elected. E. B. Knox
was unanimously chosen treasurer of
the Illinois State I ndertak is' assoevt
tion tit the annual meeting held :n
Peoria. This makes the Huh consecu
tive time that this honor has been
given to Mr. Knox, his Hist election
occurring in Ioria in 1S!S. shortly af
ter he had completed two terms a:;
president of the association.
Asked About Children; Assaulted
Because Knowles lCutrikin wanted t"
take the school census Lawrence Kcd
holtz struck him a vicious idow on th
in ad. Yesterday afternoon Kielho!'.
was taken for ; hearing before Mag
istrate Gustafson but the case was cor.
ttnutJil tih Moinhiv at'ieriiiion al 7i
o'clock. Knowles Kunikin is the sou
1 . r i i- i.-.. . i. : .. ..... t',.
. cm : (Kill, M'l ii-itii in lie
board of education and is assisting his
father in taking the school ctnsus, a
legal requirement. Knowles called a
the Keilholtz home at 114'i Twetnv
third strict Thursday morning Entti
kin asserts that Mrs. Keilholtz answei
ed his knock a', the door and when i:;
formed of his mission, she refused to
ttll how manv children she had ot
their ages. Knowles insisted that It
must have them but nothing avail-!
i-.nd she shut the door in his face. H
then turned to start down the stair
way. when, he alleges, the son of tin
woman rushed out of the door ami :sf
ter him. striking him on the head. Ett-
trikin swore out a warrant for his :
Open After 11; Fined. K'-epi::;
open after hoar-? proved some what' dt -
Msiimw to I vi i DeKevser. in ourieiof of
'a saloon at IlL'T Thirteenth street, and I
ho w:.s mulcted vesterdav afternoon I
.1 . ...
upon two charges by Poliei Magistrat e
Gustafson being fined $"ie.
Club Picnic June 29. Directors of
the Moline club have made arta'.'.ge
nicnts for a grand club picnic at
Vampbell's island Saturday afternon.i
and evening. .Inne As a spe.iil
feature of the dav there will he a bus
ball game in the afternoon between the
single men and Ihe .benedicts and the
evening wiil be devoied to dancing.
Bovding Alleys Sold.-
l'urcnasett me noting attev,
'f A- V- S'outter on Third avenue near
Seventeentn strict ami win move nis
secondhand store there fiotn Maik-t
square, taking possession at once, tie
wiil offer the alleys for sale and utuil
sold is to cover tlirm witn temporal
flooring and move his stock in. The slbilities that are an earnest of out
site of his store on the square is to be stripping the older states of the mid
used for the enction of a pi in t cry io" die west in wealth and influence in less
Dcsaulniers & Co. than .1 decade.
FAITH OF t!GYS IN PRAYER.
Drowning Kansas Lad's Companions
Knelt on the Bank.
A touching incident occurred recent
ly whtl! little llyron Clark and Ualph
Chaplain of Marysviile. Kan., knelt on
the hai.!; of the river and prayed God
to keep a companion of their own age
who had fallen into the water from
drowning, says the Kan.-as City Star.
Ilea Sevier, a Uiy eight years old. with
his brothel Job. two years older; tin
Clark ami Chaplain boys and several
others, were playing along the river
bank when the v.iiinger Sevier boy fell
from a lag into the water.
He could not swim. Two of the older
boys went out on Hie log and tried t.i
reach him. but could not. ami he was
going down the third time when his
brother saw him and jumped into the
river after him. Job could swim and
succeeded in getting Ilea to shore.
In the meantime the little Clark boy.
who is a son of Stewart Clark, road
master of the St. Joseph and Grand
Island railroad, and the Chaplain lxiy,
neither of whom could swim and were
too small to be of any help, knelt on
the bank and prayed God to save Ilea's
PETE A GOOD FIGHTER.
But a Very Poor Judge of Dogs, Roosa
velt Tells Jusscrand.
"Your bull terrier Tote is a very poor
flgliter," said M. Jiissetand, the French
ambassador, who once on a time was
treed by the dog, to I'resident Iloose
velt the other day.
"You are mistaken. Mr. Ambassa
dor." replied the president. "He is a
splendid tighter, but he is a very poor
judge of dogs."
I'ete. who has been in the hospital
as the result of a tight, limped into the
White House grounds recently, says a
Washington special to the New York
World. "He had up to a short time ago
not met his rival, the brindle bull ter
rier, seut to the president from Ce-
Antifishing Clause In Wedding Bond.
An odd marriage contract has recent
ly been entered into at Goshen, Yt..
tietween Will J. Black and Mildred
Prentiss, pays a Goshen special dis
patch to the New Y'ork World. By its
j terms Black agrees "to attend strictly
to fanning except one day each week,
when he shall spend .twelve hn
Sunday, 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.
mg 11 ire so tiesiiv." 'It is stipulated
that Black can skip one day and then
take two oil", hut that not more than
two shall be taken together. I'lrther,
It Is agreed that all the fishing di::ll
lie done within the state unless by con
sent of the wife. Since he was a buy
Black has bee!' devoted to the I' m', and
fly. and It is declared that he played
hookey mere than once to indulge in
Ids favorite sport. The fever slaved
with him when he grew to manhood,
and il is no secret that the woods and
streai is more than once lured him
when he should have been tilling the
tidl. In fact, bis fences got little ( are
when the trout bit w ell.
The RichYst New Stite.
The new commonwealth o!" Oklaho-
m., UlkUlK m UuUsul Territorv. until
n.nv j possession of the Five civi-
Trilte. embraces (!. mo sipiare
miles and has a pooulation of 1.''mi..(.
,t is t,. richest state ever taken into
the I'nion. as Charles M. I larger points
0.:t in Moodv's Magazine, and has oos-
Oil From Rabbit Skins.
A new Industry has been started In
Australia in connection with rabbits,
says the New York Tribune. Near
ly half a gallon of oil pissesshig
valuable lubricating ipialltles has been
obtained by a rabbit hunter at Gtlgan
dra. New Smith Wales, from seventy
thre pounds of skins without lessen
ing the commercial value of the pelts.
The other day. accenting to the
Korea Daily News, a Korean gen
darme went to the otliee where sub
scriptions toward the public debt are
being received and. having paid in
his money, cut his linger and with th
blood wrote an oath to support tlm
movement to the best of bis abilitv.
For scratches, burns, cuts, insect
bites and the many little hurts com
mon to every family, use DeWitt's Car-
holized Witch Hazel Salve. Sold by
Worry and gloomy thoughts wear
on the nerves and injure the digestion.
When you feel blue, try to look on
the bright side of things, cultivate
health-thoughts and correct the sys
tem bv taking
Sold everywhere. In boxes 10c. and 25c.
Dealers la all Kladn of A ! 0
ing & Repair Company
TXTHV. BOX SPIUWGS AND
Upholstering-, cabinet making:,
reflnishing. mattress making, fur
niture packing, carpet laying.
In all our goods we pay partic
ular attention to, first, quality
and excellence of finish: second,
comfort; third, style and propor
tion. 203 Eaat Sei-oBa St., Daveaport. Q
Both Pfcoaea, 738-Y. R
50c Roimd trip from Dav
enport 5Lvncl Clinton.
Round trip between
For cool cooking, less
Wick Blue Flame Oil Cook-Stove
the ideal stove for summer. Does everything that any other
kind of stove will do. Any degree of heat instantly. Made in
three sizes and fully warranted. At your dealer's, or write our
nearest agency for
throughout and beautifully nickeled. Perfectly con
structed; absolutely safe; unexcelled in light-giving
power; an ornament to any room. Every lamp warranted.
If not at your dealer's, vrrite to our nearest agency.
STANDARD OIL. COMPANY
II. K. CASTRI-X
L. D. Ml'DGK.
CKSTUAL TRUST AND SAI'ISdS BASK.
ROCK ISLAND, I LI,.
INCORPORATED UNDER STATE LAW.
niillnl Slock, SKHI.OOO. l'our lrr Onl Inlcrr! I'nlil lr-olla.
C. .T. L;irkin,
J. J. L'iWUp,
IL E. Cast eel,
L. D. Miidgn,
II. D. Mark.
M. S. II easy,
II. B. Simmon,
Kstntc-i and property of all kinds are mantif-cil by this department,
wfiir-h is kept entirely separate f r-ini hankinir business of tli enm-
panv. V- ai t ns executor of and trustees umlt-r Wills, Administrator,
(;it;irli;ii) ;ud 4ntis-rv;it r if Kstutes.
Iteccivi r ;i nd Assignee of Insolvent Estates. General Financial Agent
for Non-Kesidi'iits, Women, Invalids, and others.
work and least fuel-expenid use
T is the beet lamp for
use. Made of bias
Elegance in Wa.ll Paper
Like distinction of carriage aad de
portment la humans, appeals to the
artistic eye. There's a certain sub
tlo "something" In papers we select
and sell which speaks of style,
taste aud superiority which people
appreciate. We 86k you to see and
elect wall decorations here at your
leisure, as you will find our goods
priced very low.
Paridon Wall Paper Co.
419 Seventeenth Street
II. B. SIM MOM,
II. II. Ck-aveland,
Mtiry E. Robinson,
E. D. Swcfuy,
II. W. Trfunann.