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THE ARGUS, THURSDAY, JUNE 27. 1907.
Tubllslicd Daily and Weekly at 16!1
Second avenue, Rock Island, 111. En
tered at the postofllce as second-class
By THE J. W. POTTER CO.
Tally, 10 cents per week.
Weekly. $1 per year In advance.
All communications of argumentative
character, political or religious, must
have real name attached lor publica
tion. No such articles will bo printed
over fictitious signatures.
correspondence solicited from
township In Itock Island county.
higher criticism should be taken in for
that night as an anti-collision precau
Lucky for the business man whoa
the longest day of the year falls on
Sunday. It cannot be made to seen
shorter, even by notes maturing at th.;
pround parents of a baby boy bon
Paul Loose and the Misses Elda Lew
is, Helen uonaaoo, uenevieve co i
of Silvis spent Wednesday evening at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Baker
in South Rock Island.
Fred Hoeker returned from a short
trip to Colchester, 111.
When it pays a firm, outside the
business, to conduct New York ha"
her shops, a dozen at once, it is a
straight tip that somebody is bein.:
trimmed, and profits, at least, are not
getting a close shave.
Thursday, June 27, 1907.
One can hardly imagine a joke that
would appeal more to an early Missi.--
sippi river pilot and nascent humorist
than the idea of sonic day hobnobbing
with royalty as candidate for an Ox
IllKK IM.AMt la a tHy of rarumt
purpOMe and huu
It In located In
be valley of th
IjVtuj between M.
l.ouL and St. Paul,
ChleaKu and lima.
fan and Kanian
It In by nature, KfKrniblenUy, com
inrrclally, aud Iniliintrlully, the gateway
of the wmt, nortliwrt and oiitlivt'ent.
It In favored by Hltuation on the Ml
aUxIppI at the mouth of the Hennepin
ranal, ciiiinect inK river and lake.
It Iiiin the inalu line of the Hock I.
laud rnllroud, three brnnehea HirliiKlnK
from the leni at tlil point to the north
went and far nout li next, ublle the main
Hue aoea ou to the Pacific.
It haa the Mllnntikee'a Kanana t'ltv
line, and the Hurllnulou'x St. Louis and
St. I'aul line, with direct communication
with Mllnaukee and llaeine, and with
I'eorla aud Springfield.
It bna three Intrrurhnna nnder way.
It hna nillea of paved atreeta.
It haa beautiful pnrka. Including the
falatorle lllitek Ilnnk'a Watch Tower.
It luia handaoiue churchea, of all de.
It hna a Y. M. C. A. bulldinK.
It baa modern m-howl buildings.
It hna a college and a aemlnary.
It haa flourtnliloK faetorlea, and free
ilea for more.
It haa three 11 rat claaa hotels and nu
teroua Nitinller onea.
It hna three theutera.
It haa u Turner hnll.
It liaa a model ayatem of rapid tranalt.
It haa aix aubatantial bnnka.
It haa up-to-date bualneaa blocka, and
three more iu eourae of erection.
It hna Immenae depnrtment atorraand
hundred', of other bruuehra of mercan
It la the location of the Ilock Islnnd
araeaal, the urea tent In the world.
It haa the head oflicra of the Modern
Woodmen of America, the Inrnf.t fra
ternal aoelety In the world, houaed In n
quarter of a mllllun dollar Oreproof
It hna the head ofllce of the Kraternnl
It haa local Iim1k- of all the great
It hna n quarter of a million dollur
It hna a elty hnll. owned by the elty.
It haa a public librnry building.
It haa n poatolllee building. In which
are the oflicra of the government engin
eer corpa In charge of upper Mlaalaalppl
It hna 2.-..000 population.
It haa an Indus! rial eommlaalon that
la boosting the town along legitimate
and aubatnntliil linra.
And everybody la hrlplng.
Now that Greater Ilock Island is its
sureil, and the citv is to bristle with
new industries, there arc a few other
things to receive attention namely, the
lower end track problem, the extension
of the territorial boundaries, inlentr
bans, and the abolition of the Hock
river bridge tolls. Let's make a clean
and complete job of it.
There has been a collapse of th-:
"wildcat." mining stock boom jn C:i:
ciigo as a result of the exposure, past
and prospective, of some of til
scncines ny which savings nave iiee'i
trapped by unscrupulous promoter.-
There ale now under way some of
nciai and unoiticuil investigations
which promise to put an end to tlu
worthless class ot notations in! )
which it is estimated some $lo.nuo.
n"ii of Chicago money has gone during
the past yiar. Now there are goo i
reasons to expect that the lessoi
taught by the '"wildcat" epidemi
will bring about favorable consider:'
tion of the measures advocated by th
American .Mining Congress ot Denver
including the creation by congress
a new department of mines, to ha
supervision ot the mining industry oi
the country, which has become etpi t'
ly important in production of wealll
with agriculture to which the feilet".'
government lias tor years paid sit :'i
serious and valuable attention.
Bp a booster.
Be a bnnater.
Be a booster.
Be a booster.
Be a booster.
The Triumph ol'Tiolleys.
i lie rise ot tile trout y in America
in connection with suburban and in
lerurnan transportation, presents an
example of rapid growth which h i
not been equalled in any oilier kind
transportation. Last year, it is sai
about G.iiiin.ouo.iion passengers use
this mode of conveyance in the I'nite
States, and the same authority state
that an average of $1 ,uno,i)ini in fares
is collected daily.
And this vast business, it must. I,
remembered, is transacted with th
trolley system onlv in its infancy
Suburban ami in'enirhan trolley 1 i n
are being constructed all over t'l
United States. Nearly evet v town f
note in the east is connected by soirn
trolley intt rtii ball, and the west is fa
becoming as well supplied with tin
means of communication as the east
It is but a tew years -nice the iirst
trol'ev suburaan was constructed '
Illinois, and fewer still since the lif-
iimniiban began business, ami a loo'..
at the trolley map will show the stat
being giidironed with completed an
The trolley business is bound '
grew until its aiterics spread over th
(utile couiurv. Sleeping cars have al
ready been provided by some roads.
well as buffet cars, and parlor cars and
other luxuries of travel will soon f.ii
low. Even cheaper fares mav be ex
peeled in the m ar future.
The progress of the trolley is one of
the conspicuous business t nutans of
Be a booster.
Wear a Booster button.
can't lift, don't lean. Be a
Boost, and the world boosts with you.
Knock, ami you knock alone.
Everybody for Rock Island and
Rock Island for everybody.
All the great war correspondents ar-:
reporting The Hague peace conferene
While Taft i.; struggling to get ,
lookin Roosevelt is struggling to kec-;
not a presidential
need not say he i
candidate. We all
T lie Norwegian parliament has gran
ed suffrage to women under peculi;
conditions. All women who pay uisi
are to be allowed to vote, as also ar
all married women whose husbands l
taxes. All smg:e women who do not
pay taxes and all women whose hu
bauds do not pay taxes cannot vote
rhere is an obvious unfairness in thi
arrangement. To deny a vote to a w
man of intelligence simply because she
does not own property or own a hus
band who owns property, is unfair.
The unfairness is emphasized when
one considers that till men have a vote,
whether they own property or not, and
whether they are or are not intelligent
enough to tell -a ballot from a baboon.
EAST MO LINE.
Mrs. Willey and family were Rock
Island visitors Sunday.
Mrs. Jordan, who is staying with her
moilier in Colona. was in- town Satur-
lay on her way to the hospital to see
her husband, who is sick.
Henry Clark, brother-in-law of Mrs.
Denhart, was taken to the hospital bun-
ay evening for an operation.
Mis. Reab of Colona was in town
Saturday. She was accompanied hmn"
in the evening by her daughter, Mrs.
The Winston children have diph
Mrs. Nels Tyler of Rapids City .is
visiting her son, William Tyler.
Mrs. Kritchle and Graee spent Tues
ay afternoon in Rock Islam!.
Mrs. Roscoe Williams spent Sunday
it the home of her mother, Mrs. Robert
Milem of Colona.
John Stohl of Cleveland visited his
ister-iu law, Mrs. A. II. Denhart, Sun
Mrs. Ellis Aldiich left Monday to
pend a week in Dixon, III., at the boils,-
party ot Mrs. DeWltt Owen, formerly
of Port Byron.
Carroll Meatier of Chicago is visiting
his cousin, Kenneth Ahlrich.
Mrs. Harry Schwartz is ill at her
home on first avenue.
Mr. Price, who has been boarding af
he City hotel, has moved to Silvis.
Mrs. Poole's mother of Washington.
111., is here to see her daughter, who i-III.
A. II. Denhart is spending the week
at the home of Ins father m Barstow,
loins some painting.
Miss Josephine De Shcppors has gone
to Atkinson for a few davs' visit.
Miss Mary Hughe and Miss derma
nia Coppen will spend their vacation
iu Chicago ami Geneva. 111.
Mrs. Garrett is entertaining her sis
ter and husband of I'lbana, 111.
A VALUABLE SOUVENIR.
Window Coker came of a wealthy
family, but fortunately for him tlii?
wealth had all disappeared before it
had au opportunity to interfere with
his abilities to make his way in the
world. Ho went to Alaska ou the news
of the gold discoveries there ami by a
larky stroke made tin immense fortune
before lie was tvr-nty-eight. Then,
having regained the family prosperity,
lie laid plans for the social status. Ill
family several generations before had
l(ccii London swells, so be went to
London to look for social preferment.
He said nothing there about his
wealth, but announced that he was a
Coker, with a view of trying, if the
name would Insure him. an entree to
society. Some remembered the jhisI
tion held by his ancestors, but no one
seemed to take biin up on account of
It. Then be mentioned bis wealth,
but even that at least the mention of
it made uo impression on society,
finally ho fell in with Sir Thomas
Spot tiswix .tie. an impecunious baronet,
who told him that to get into society
he must spend money and spend It in
a way to accomplish the object he de-
A number from here attended the re
ital given by Miss May Lindsay-Oliver
ind her pupils at Gauley's hall in Rey
nolds Monday night. Miss I.illie Marsli
of this place is one of her students.
.Miss Myra Taylor of near Aledo vis
it i'd last week at the home ot Mrs.
Mary De Borde.
Miss Grace Grav returned home the
last of the week form her school work
in Nebraska ami will spend the sum
hut vacation with home folks.
Miss On a Miller returned to her homo
in Aledo Monday alter visiting several
iys at the home of Hiram Cooper.
Mrs. Mary De Borde visited Thurs
day ot last wei'K with Her son Logan
in Rock Island.
Miss Bessie Cooper left Saturday fte
De Kali), where she will attend sum
Robert Sproston and family visited
Sunday at Lewis Gndley s.
Lester Cooper anil family and Leek
ain and family visited Sunday at th
home of John Sproston of IVrrvton.
Dan McN'eal of Watertown
l lie village Wednesday.
Miss Elzina Smith accompanied b
her nieces. Lilian Benson ami Hth
Hawkins visited at the home of M'
and Mrs. William Bishop, Jr. at Mt
Marguerite Maginness has gone t
Cedar Rapitis, Iowa to spend som
time visiting relatives.
Mr. ami Mrs. Herbert Cook of Roe
Island were recent guests of Mr:
Rev. Mr. Blancke of Davotipm
preached the funeral sermon of C. J
at the home Sunday at
Mr. Peterson whose death
friday about ii::;n p. m. wp
of Sweden, hut had reside
in ihis country about oT years, bein
between 51 and 55 years of agi
His widow, two daughters, Mrs. Wi!
Ham fillers. Celie Peterson and foui
sons, Joey, Henry, Arthur and Ca
Peterson, survive. The interment tooi:
place in the Hampton cemetery. T!i
sympathy of their friends goes out '
the family in their bereavement.
George Conover and family left fo
their Colorado home Monday.
NEWS OF THE NEIGHBORS.
(Continued from Page Two.)
Fun is of course expected wlui;
Mark Twain meets the editor of Imh
The Greater Ilock Island fund will be
closed up this week. Then the roli of
honor will be published. See that your
name is upon it.
Daniel's comet will he only TO.ono.oim
from the earth, the astronomer?
sav. on July
hern quite ill for the past few day.s
The choir of the Catholic church nie;
Tuesday evening with Miss Kathryn
Phelps on first avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Kirkman an 1
son Karl are visiting among relatives
in Des Moines.
Mis. f. E. Edwards and son Ray
mond of Green River and Mis. Mary
Caine of Colona aie visting at th.'
homes of Mrs. R. E. Meir and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. John Whittead of Al
kinson. III. are visiting with their
daughter and her husband, Mr. and
Mrs. Clifford Hull of this place.
Mrs. J. W. Pike has just returnt 1
from Burr Oak. Mich, where she has
been vistiing for the past week at the
home of Mrs. Eunice Gibson.
Mr and Mrs. E. A. Anderson forme' -
He Fired the Stick.
"I have fired the walking-stick Pv
carried over 40 years, on account of
sore that resisted every kind of treat
nient, until I tried Bucklen's Ami
Salve; that has heaicd the sore anc
made me a happy man," writes Job
Garrett, of North Mills, X. C. Guarai
teed for Piles, Burns, etc., by W.
Hartz, druggist, uOl Twentieth street
Do Not Neglect the Children.
At this season of the year the first
unnatural looseness of a child's bowel
should have immediate attention. The
best thing that can be given is Cham
bcrlain's Colic. Colera and Diarrhoea
Remedy followed by castor oil as
rected with each bottle of the remedy
For sole by all druggists.
lor 1908 which have not yet passed tho'ly of Silvis now of Des Moines ate th-j I ARGUS,
We don't care if you ara skeptical
we don't care if you have no conn
deuce. It makes no difference to u
Holiister's Rocky Mountain Tea wi
do the work or no pay that's fair,
cents. Harper house pharmacy.
When Her Back Aches' ocoooo
All the news all
ired. Sir Thomas offered t i! "ct
bis expenditures for a consideration.
bargain was struck by which Sir
Thomas was to receive 1.hh) for him
self and an unlimited amount for so-
The beginning was a dinner given by
Coker. the Imitations to which were
iven by the baronet. He knew those
in society who needed money ami paid
liberally for acceptances from the right
people. Among those invited were
Mrs. MulIioll.iMtl and her two daugh
ters. Lillian and Grace, aged respec
tively twenty-four and twenty. Coker
was by no means an unattractive man.
rind (irace Mulholland look a fancy to
him. But in sending cheek Sir Thom
as made a mistake. He sent a separatt
heck to the mother ami each of tin
daughter. Grace Mulholland bad been
uuaware up to that time how her moth
er maintained her social position in the
tee of poverty and was indignant.
She sent her check right back, ami to
Mr. Coker himself.
Coker said n.dhing about the matter
to his social manager. He felt sure
that In the main the baionet was man-
lging well, and this turned out t be
the case, lie steered Coker by grad
ual zigzag approaches, as military men
retluc a fortification, into the best set
in Loudon. Coker after a few mouths
got beyond the people he bad invited
to bis first dinner, though iu rare in-
tances be met the Mulh dlands. After
a time lie broke thr icgli the coolness
with which Miss Grace treated bini.
having excused himself for bis action
toward her on the ground that he bad
desired to enter London society and
had placed the management of his
entree Into the hands of another. In
time her prejudice was worn away,
but scarcelv before the Anierh an rose
to a social position so high that he was
quite Iieyoiul the Mulholland, and be
never met Iheui.
Coker spent several years in Lon
don, reaching the topmost round of the
social ladder: then, at thirty-four, be
had exhausted whatever pleasure
there bad ever been in it for him. lie
resolved to return t his native land
and lay out for himself :i career. What
that career was has nothing to do
with this story. Shortly before leav
ing be was driving by 1 ho house where
the Mulhollands lived and saw n red
tlag flying. Upon inquiry he learned
that Mrs. Mulholland's management of
her affairs had not been a financial
success and the home given the family
for services to the state by the first
Mulholland must go by the board.
A few days later Coker sent out In
vitations to a farewell dinner. It was
a souvenir occasion -that is. a souvenir
was to be given to eat h guest. lie
sent an Invitation to the Mulhollands
writing one himself for Miss Grace.
begging her to accept. If she declined
he would consider the tlecliunlioii t
mean that she bad not forgiven him
for that which be never would have
permitted had he been previously hon
ored by her acquaintance. She wrote
an acceptance, saving that she bad
never blamed him and to make him
feel comfortable about the matter
would keep the souvenir intended for
her as a memento of a very pleasaut
When the dinner came off every one
was surprised to see the Mulhollands
at the function. Several young wo
men present who hail endeavored to
snare the wealthy American wondered
when they saw him singularly defer
ential to Grace Mulholland. The din
ner was a splendid affair and the
souvenirs were very costly. They were
brought in for a last course, and when
the covers were removed many mag
nificent jewels glistened in the lights.
All were handsome except that of
Grace Mulholland, which was a glove
box containing a dozen pairs of gloves.
She smiled sincere thanks, considering
her comparatively valueless gift a
reparation for the cheek.
When she got home she took out the
gloves ami with the last pair came a
false bottom to the box. it having been
glued to the gloves. Beneath was a
folded paper of legal appearance. It
was a deed to the Mulholland home
made out In her name.
Many a painter would have been
pleased to hare caught the expression
on the girl's face tit this mark of de
votion of the inn n for whom she had
had a fancy from the moment of their
first meeting. It required two days for
her to come to a decision to return the
deed to the donor with a note express
ive of her deep gratitude and saying
that she con Id not accept such a gift
from any man not of her own kin.
th'p time-l-THfl I She afterward accepted it from her
fiance. ELINOR T. BOYD
Woman Finds All Her Energy and
Ambition Slipping Away.
Rock Island women know how th ?
aches and pains that come when the
kidneys fail make life a burden. Back
ache, hip pains, headaches, dizzy spells,
distressing urinary troubles, ail tell :f
sick kidneys and warn you of the.
stealthy approhch of diabetes, dropsy
and Bright's disease. Doan's Kidney
Pills permanently cure all these dis
orders. Here's proof of it in a Rock In
land woman's words.
Mrs. Agnes Bailey of 1510 Fifth ave
nue, Kock island, in., says: tor some
years 1 was troubled with nervous head
aches and backache, which at times
were so acute that I could not attend
to my household duties. On many oc
casions I was compelled to go to bed
uid wait until the attack wore off. 1
consulted a physician and tried many
remedies, but. got no relief. I learned
through a friend of the good result's
many piople hail obtained from Doan;
Kidney Pills, ami procured a box at the
Harper House pharmacy. I only too!;
one nox. ami loumi them ti as rep
resented. They cured me entirely, and
I can highly recommend Doan's Kidney
Pills as a sure ami safe cure fur kidney
For sale by all dealers. Price "')
cents, f oster-M illuirn company, Buf
falo, N. Y., sole agents for the United
Remember the name Doan's and
take no other.
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CARTS. FOYER CARTS.
In our temporary quarters on the
Fourth floor of the Peoples Na
tional Bank Biiiitiing. We have
just received a complete new line
of the latest Woolens, and we in
vite you to call and look them
over. Our work for a few days
after the lire was disarranged,
but we are now turning out work
with our customary prompt,
WE DO FIRST CLASS PRESS
ING AND REPAIRING.
Rooms 303 -310, Peoples National
Bank Building. 6
Davenport Furniture aovd
125-127 West Third street. Davenport, Iowa.
Lake Erie (8L
Western R. R.
From Peoria, 111.
Aug. 1, 1907
5.00 Sandusky, Putin-Bay
For dortoriptive p;uu
phlot and infoniKitioii
us to rates, etc., add ress
E. It. LEL'l'EKT,
District. Pass. Aoiit.
:i-J5 Main St rcct,
From ST LOUIS
BOSTON and RETURN .Inly ;t. l::. 22 2
Ua'e from CHU'AliO, $'!. mi
BOSTON OLD HOME WEEK July 27,. 2
Kate from ('! IKWCO, on. faro
Kale lroai ST. I.OIfS. one iaiv
SARATOGA and RETURN July ;;. I.
Kate from CHICAGO. $in.-jt; via
Kate from CHICAGO. $r..7.". via
Kale from ST. l.Ol'IS, $.1.1i;
NEW ENGLAND RESORTS .luh !:;, 22. 2
2:): An;:. 1;. in. 2'i. 24: Se pt. T 24.
Kate from ST. LOl'IS, $27.:n
I'i'.. 27. 2.
plus $2.oit for (lie KnuiicI Trip,
plus $2.00 for the Koiind Trip.
. ,;. '.
MICHIGAN C i:. T K A L.
A us. '-. 11, 20.
Kate fiom CHICAGO.
Kate from ST. l.Ol'IS.
CANADIAN RESORTS laily
Kate from CHICAGO.
Ka'e li'oui ST l.Ol'IS.
otie faro plus $2. oil for I lie
one faie plus $2.00 for the
until Sept. "07.
one far,- plus J2.00 for tbe
one tar-' p!us $2."o for the
Asctit of the
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American Ins. Co Newark, N. .1.
Continental Ins. Co New York
Agricultural Ins. Co New York
Farmers' Ins. Co York, Ta.
Williamsburg Ins. Co New York
New Hampshire Ins. Co. .N.Hampshi-o
Northern Ins. Co New York
Security Ins. Co... New Haven, Conn.
Ins. Co. State of Illinois.. Rockford, 111
Connecticut Fire Ins.Co.ofConnectic.it
Office, room ?, Buford block. Rates
as low as consistent with security.
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in tinio saves
not only t li e
tooth, but un
A tooth baved is your
"It Don't Hurt a Bit.'
If Dr. Martin Does It
1715 Second Ave.
Over The London
JIOCK ISLAND SAYINGS BANK.
ROCK ISLOND, ILL.
Incorporated Under the State Law. 4 Per Cent Interest Paid on Do
posits. Money Loaned on Personal Collateral or Real Estate Security.
Phil Mitchell, President.
If. P. Hull, Vice PresidenL
P. Greenawalt, Cashier.
Began the business July 2, 1S70
and occupies S. E. corner ot Mitch
ell & Lynde building.
R. R. Cable,
William H. Dart,
II. P. Hull,
E. W. Hurst,
II. S. Cable.
Solicitors Jackson & Hurst-