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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 1907.
FIRST MOVE MADE
To Develop Local Industry by
the Rock Island Commission.
INVOLVES A BIGGER PLANT
And the Bringing Here of Another
Plant Price of Land Only
The facts concerning tin first move
on the part of the Rock Island Iudiiv
trial eonuiussion for tin.' development
of home industry under i ho conditions
of the Ids booster fund which was
raised through the liberality and pun
Mi' spirit of I in people of Rock Island
will he made known wiihiu a lew i!.iys.
The lirst enterprise will involve lh .
substantial enlargement of a practical
ly new industry alu'ady here, hut
which through the aid and eneoura;;.
nielit to he arcorded it, promi.-es :
develop into one of the biggest insti
tutions of its kind in the west.
llrliiKH N- Imliiyry.
This is the National '(ck Yok
company loc;ited in the west end. and
which through the efforts d' t'.ie In
ditsttial 'oiuiiiis.-.ioii is to acinic suf
ficient hand at the corner of Sixth nv
line and First street to enable it i.
build a new factory building of u:V.
ii tit proportions to carry out plans that
will insure a factory that will lie in
the fullest sense a credit to Hock Is
land. Heretofore the company Ivia
manufactured a portion of its product
in the south but under the plans now
under wav it will bring an auxiliary
plant to Hook Island, which amounts
an entirely new industry.
The aid rendered by the Industrie!
commission and the trustees of ths
fund involves only the price of t'.i
land, the company its If to put up t!a
The move is regarded as a splendi!
one its it insures the consolidation of
the industries conducted under the
same management in Hock Island in
stead of elsewhere as might hav
been the case, and promise? a substan
tial increase in the labor employed a
well as tln promise of developim nr
that is of the most gratify in;;- nature.
IMIirri tin llic :iy.
The Induct tial commission has
number of other industries up to tii
point of sil-r;i int? up. but is bein
guided by the policy of being sure -t
what it is doing rather than moving
too hastily wnere such a handsoir. "
r presentation of the people's money is
Fourth. Tran&mit go out and
Hev. H. L. Vivian conducted the tes
timony meeting. A great number
availing themselves of the opportun
ity. Cot ta sos arc occupied by Mrs. M.
Holt. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rurgslon and
son, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edgar and
family. Mrs. Iionahoo and son, Mrs.
I'M Cowley and sous,- Mrs. Ilersohcd
Caverly and son, Hev. J. V. Kdwards
ami family, Mrs. David Cromwell, Mrs.
.lohti llart.ei;, John Truxell. Mrs. O'
ney. Mrs. Xnr.cy Xeal and Miss F.mm.i
Cooper of Moline; Mr. and Mrs. C. Ol-'
son and family, Hev. T. .1. Wood, wife
and grandson, of Reynolds; Mrs. J.
tloddard. of Miilersburg; 1). A. Clark
and family, H. Snider, wife and daug'.
tfr. V. A. Clarke and family. II. Mar
tin and familv. Miss Sarah. Coodlow,
F. Ilnlhbun am! family, Mrs. Sara'i
nnstrong and danshter. J. Upton ami
family. ,T. C. Snider and family, Mrs.
Mavall. Foster Armstrong and family
and A. Freelmrg rind family, of Fre
'mpiion; Dr. Wiley, of Hock Island,
I "a ul Wadsworth and family. .1. II. V.:!:
derslico rind wife. Glen Thompson, -:f
Milan: M. Cnrtis and son. Mrs. Ttnd ill
-i ltd A. McConnell and wife, of Bowl
ing; Mis. Rebecca Little and family,
of Mount Vernon, Iowa; S. A. Myer
ind family, of Oregon. Mo.; Mrs. C.
Brown, Mrs. F. A. Dunhip. Mr. and
Mrs. .1. C. Gardener. Miss Baxter.
Mrs CtCi'lasher and Miss Chambers, .if
Viola, and Mrs. Tylr-r. Mrs. Martin
Mrs. F.lsnn and Mrs. Morehead of Il
A new feature this year is a came,
ground quartet composed of Otto an I
Don llogers. Hen Hathbuii and Hev.
Mr. Stir.b'cken. Their music is groat
ly enjoyed and much help is derived
Mrs. Kneberg of Moline spent the
1-iy with Miss Cooper.
Revs. Androwarih.-i of South Moline.
F. I. Stevens, of Atkinson. II. Brink of
Alpha. C. W. Conies of Tiskilwa. .1. I.
Shivelv of Getuseo. and H. I.. Yivhl
)f Hilda aii' on the grounds.
IEW FIVE SITES
Members of Supervisors and
Others Look Over Ground for
Estimates Submitted by Company on
Three Structures,. All Costing
More Than $25,000.
NEARBY TOWNS ARE
Metnodist Camp Grounds Filled With
Worshippers Male Quartet
TimlaH's Grove, Aug. -1. (Special
Cot icspondence to The Argus.) Rev. .1.
I.. Shivelv of G nesco spoke from tii
text, found in Daniel, 12 chap, and VI
verse. "There were words spoken to a
captain, born in Babylon, anil esluY
liLhcd loyalty to Cod." This is a di
vine command Iroin a supreme teaches.
His life shines today and through ali
centuries. Jesus' commission w:is :.i
teach and preach to teach is a dttt '
and privilege, to preach is to help sav
others. Relievers are heralds, witnes
ses saver of souls. Christians have the
presence of the Herd anil the power
of the lord. lie divided his subject
iti to heads.
First. Admit the word.
Second. Submit the will.
Third. Commit work of followers
THREE-YEAR-OLD CHILD LOST
Given Shelter and Police Finally Locate
A little sirl barely :'. years of as
was found wan lerins around in tiie v
cin it v of Fortv-fir.-t street and Fifth
avenue, yesterday af'ertioon about
o'clock. Mrs. F. D. Hetidtvn residing
at Mil': Fifth avenue, saw the chin!
crossing tno ranrono iracws. - c.k
eg was following the child and the
two seemed to be having a th-lighM'tl
lime. The child was taken in by Mrs.
Iletidren and kept for a collide o
'tours. The police department was no
tified and about f o'clock last evening
the parents were located and t lie lit
lie one returned to them.
Mrs. Fred Krueger passed away Mon
day after a lingering illness at the
home in Huffaio Prairie. She leaves
her husband, two daughters and one
son to mourn. Her maiden name was
Mamie Hayes, and she was the daugh
ter of Supervisor ami Mrs. Reynold
Hayes of Driiry.
Fimeval cervices over the remains of
Miss Nellie F.nglin. who died at h
home in Orion Monday afternoon, wo
held at 2 o'clock this afternoon from
the home of her aunt. Mrs. William
I vim-. 110 Nineteenth street. The serv
ic s were conducted by Rev. Granville
II. Sherwood, rector of the Trinity
Fpiscopal church. Short services were
held at the home in Orion at : o doc!
this- morning and the remains wer
then transferred to tin's city, arrivin
'acre shortly alter 11 o'clock this morn
in-' The remains were accompanied
by a number of her friends from Orion
Burial look place at Chippiannock cent
0 REACH HENRY COUNTY
About a score of men representing
the boards of supervisors of Hock Is-
md and Henry counties and including
numbers of the bridge committees,
Mayor SchalTer of Rock Island, mend
ers of the p.usiness Mens' association
of Moline anil of the council of that
city, attended the meet ins on Rock
river yesterday to look over sites for
he brid.se ir is proposed to erect
somewhere between Carbon Cliff and
the Cleveland ferty. Launches were
piovided to take the party to the var
ious sites under consideration. Much
of the time was devoted to a discus
sion as to whether the construction of
bridge is really demanded at thi
ime. no final decision, of course, beius
reached, thoush the seneral opinion
of those present favored action.
Five sites were gone over and thu
.round on both sides of the river in
pected. At Colona it was found that
ensiderable grading would be neces
sary on both sides of the river, while
there were obstacles in the wav at
Cleveland. Barstow-, and near Dr. C. F..
Whiteside's camn below Cleveland..
Another point the advantages of whirli
were advocated bv some was the sue
of the abandoned railroad bridso at O-
born. where the approaches, one abut
ment and a pier still remain.
Ill uc Print Siiliniit toil.
Mr. Kilgore of the St. Louis Brids
company was present and submitted
blue prints coverins structures erected
at the places sussested. At Colona
there would be three 2in foot spans
with 1"0foot trestle on the Hock Island
ide and 1st foot trestle on the Henry
county side. The cost was estimated
it Ji'C.iMin. At Barstow Ihere would b
two liun-foot spans with a 200 foot tres
tle on the island and one of 1 50. feet
on the Hock Island side. The cost s
placed at $2S.tiOO. At Cleveland the
cost would be about the same.
party at the Tower last evening as a
courtesy for Miss Bridie Egan, who
will leave soon for Minneapolis, where
ho will teach in the public schools.
Thirty Club Dance. The Thirtv
club will Rive a dancins party at the
Tower inn tomorrow evening.
GOVERNOR VAN SANT
COMES AS SPEAKER
Distinguished Former Resident Will
Attend Old Soldiers' and Sail
ors' Picnic Saturday.
Ex Governor S. R. Van Sant of Min
nesota plans to be present at the sec
ond annual picnic of the Hock Island
county Old Soldiers and Sailors' as
sociation to be held at Prospect nail;
next Saturday. The ex-governor ha
been asked to deliver an address ;ui
this occasion. Mr. Van Sant was .rear
ed in this county and is well known to
ilmost every old resident in this lo
cality. In reply to an invitation to at
tend he writes: "Dear Comrades; I
will try to be with you and think I
can. Mrs. an Stint will accompany
me. Hope you will have a bis tninoat
and a grand time. I will be mighty
glad to see my old Rock Island com
rades. S. H. VAN" SANT.
The veterans are anxious that all
old soldiers and sailors in the count v
attend bringing lunch baskets and pre
pared to stav all dav. The Moline
post will furnish coffee, milk and su
sar for dinner. Members of the V. U.
C. and Ladies of the G. A. R. will pa--ticipate.
Bey a Lot
HIS TIME IS UP
William Lafe, Serving Term for Theft
of Junk Escapes From
Willie Lafe. a trust v at the county
jiil took French leave this morning
am! while it is thousht that he is still
in the city ho has not been returned to
jail. Lafe, alias "Reddy Lo," was one
of the boys sentenced to a jail term
last winter for the theft of some junk
and had but a few more days to serve.
He was working in the yard ttnd seeing
an opportunity disappeared hurriedly
down the street.
fsoeictv news, written or tel-iiliine(l
to the society editor of The Aruus. will
tie f;;iiliy received anl published. Hut
in either case the identity of the sender
must be made known, to insure relia
bility. Written notices must bear sig
nature and address. J
Celebrates Birthday Anniversary.
Miss Hazel Bergstrom pleasantly ct-
tertained a company of her girl friends
it her home. 14 Hi Thirty-second strc:
last evening in honor of her ICtl:
birthday anniversary. The evening was
spent in play ins sanies and head pi'iz s
were awarded to the Misses Julia Ru-s
and Bernice Kelly. Booby prizes to
Misses Gertrude Mttssler and Dawn
Hearts. Dainty refresh men ts weic
served bv the hostess. Those present
were: Anna Anderson, Ktta Rogers.
Alice Swann, Cora Hermann, Berni-v
Kelly. Grace Anderson. Gertrude Mush
ier. Julia Russ, Florence Wiegand.
Marguerite Dizotcll, Dawn Hearts.
Hazel Crissman. Grace Negus. Bess'."
Rogers. Out of town guests were-
Misses Dawn Hearts of Marengo. Iowa,
and Anna Anderson of Chicago.
W. C. T. U. Meeting. A largely n!
tended meeting of the Woman's Chris
tian Temperance union was held yes
terday afternoon at the home of Mrs.
Henry Kramer. Into Fourteenth-and-a-
half street. The subject for the mp
ins was "How to Teach Children to
Respect the Sabbath and Temper
ance. The meeting was called to ol
der by Mrs. J. W. Stewart and Rev. ,T
L. A'ance led in prayer. The reports
from the different departments show1!
that much progress had been made it
each department. Refreshments were
served after the business meeting.
The next meeting will he held at th
home of Mrs. Hoffman, Seventeenth
street and Tenth avenue.
Employ experts and equip your batliroom wilh high grille
fixtures if you desire real plumbing economy.
Porcelain Enameled Ware assures you sanilary perfection and the
quality of our work will save you money in repair LilLs.
We'll be glad to estimate on this kiad of work for you.
Booklets illustrating "t&ttdard Ware sent free.
AIen. Mvers & Company
Bragdon-Ferry. The marriage of Miss
Mary A. Ferry, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. John Ferry, to Benjamin V. Brag
don took" place this morning at 7 o'clock
at nuptial high mass at Sacred Heart
church. Rev. J. F. Ixickney performing
the ceremony. Only the intimate rela
lives were present. A wedding break
fast was served at the home of the
bride. 2SH7 Fifth-and-a-half avenue, fol
lowing the ceremony. The attendants
were Miss B. Margaret Ferry, sister of
the bride, and O. A. Reiman. Mr. and
Mrs. Bragdon left on the noon train for
Chicago, and after a short trip to the
lakes they will be at home to their
friends in Blue Grass, 111.
Dancing Party at Tower. The
Misses Ornha and F.lconor Tremann
last evening entertained at a dancin
party at. the Watch Tower inn. Sixty
five couples from the three- cities wer
in attendance. The hall was effective
ly and prettily decorated in yellow. At
10:f o clock ices and cake were put,
ed in the main dining room of the inn
Priscilla Club Picnic The Priscilla
club will picnic on Vandruff's island
Thursday at the camp of Mrs. W. L.
Dinner for Miss Egan. The teachers
of the Lincoln school gave a dinner
Best Yet Plan
Forty of the most beautiful lots in South Rock
Island will be sold on terms the most liberal
ever offered to the people of this vicinity.
If you get sick you don't pay.
If you lose your job you don't pay.
If you need the money for anything else you don't pay.
These lots lie just south of Aiken street, and between Fifteenth and Seventeenth streets. THEY ARE
WITHIN EASY WALKING DISTANCE OF THE STREET CARS AND THE NEW FACTORY DIS
TRICT. Yet they are upon the crest of the hill, whe're the air is fresh rnd fhe water is pure.
The smallest lot in the bunch has a frontage of 45 feet and a depth of 127 feet. Most of them
are large. Every lot is level. j 'id"j
PRICE AND TERMS
The Price: Most of them $300. A few at $325
The Terms: $25 cash down and the balance any
time within five years.
Harry Campbell is here from Penn
sylvania for a visit.
I .on is Kohn returned last evening
from a fishing trip to Minnesota.
Miss Julia Brcnnan left this morning
for an extended visit through Colorado.
Mrs. John Korn has returned from a
four months' visit to points in the west.
Miss Bertha Schatz has gone to
South Bend, Ind. for a visit with relieves.
Miss Anna Crotjan returned last eve
ning from a three weeks' outing at
ake Delavan and Freeport, 111.
George Mitchem left yesterday for a
months' trip to points in Kansas. Tex-
, New Mexico, and Indian Territory.
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Swiler and Miss
Rssie Swiler of Burlington and Miss
Klsa F. Glass of Milwaukee are at tho
.1. F. Kgan of the Woodman olfice is
in Milwaukee, where he journied to
make an address before the press clu'j
f that city.
Miss Edna Blaisdell of the Woodman
nllice leaves this evening for a two
weeks" vacation to be spent in Fair
latins Green of Little Falls. X. V.
ind Hamilton Green of Rloomington,
III. are visiting the latter's daughter
Mrs. W. R. Wiley.
The Misses Ida and Xan French
have returned to their home in Chi
cago after a visit at the home of Mrz.
Mrs. P. M. Musser. Mrs. E. L. Malvin
and Miss H. J. Hutchinson of Musca
tine and Miss C. H. I.illibridge of Ixs
Angeles are at the Harper.
George F. Holley of Western Ontario,
Canada, and Albert E. Meggison of
Rockford. 111., are visiting at the home
of their uncle, George Simpson.
,T. A. Fox. special director of the
.National Rivers and Hrtrbors congress.
left for Port Byron and Clinton today.
He will return to this city Thursday.
W. A. J. Thompson of Butte, Mont..
is spending a few weeks at home. He
has as his guest Russell Mead of At
lanta. Ga., whose father was formerly
stationed at Rock Island arsenal.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank MeClafferty and
daughter Irene and son Harry of
Rockford, 111. arrived in the city last
evening to visit the formers' cousin
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel McKinney, id
Captain W. D. Wisherd anil Mrs.
Wisherd left this morning in Captain
Wisherd's automobile for their new
home at Qnincy, F. A. Hart accom
panying them on the trip. The party
expects to make the run to Macomb
by tonight and get into Quincy by noon
Interest at 6 per cent, to be paid semi-annually.
Purchaser not obliged to pay anything but interest and taxes for five years.
Privilege is given to buyer of paying as much as he chooses on any interest date.
Can you ask for anything more? '
You can't lose. Investigate before al are sold. "
HARRY II. HUBBARD.
1 i a
1R05 SECOND AVENUE.
E. W. ROBINSON,
SOUTH ROCK ISLAND.
CAN'T MOVE LOGS
Reason Why Nearly All Saw
mills on the Mississippi
RiverHave Been Idle.
LOff WATER AT THE SOURCE
Weyerhaeuser Establishments at Min
neapolis and Little Falls Only
New Show for the AirHome.
The engagement of tho Morgan Stock
company, which has been very success
ful both from a financial as well as ar
tistic standpoint, will terminate at the
Airdome Friday, Aug. and this pop
ular company will be followed by the
Fraser Stock company, Aug. '2, an or
ganization which conies highly recom
mended. The new company is Tieaded by Miss
Iva Richards, a talented young leading
woman who has been connected with
some of the best stock companies play
ing Chicago and other western cities,
ami is supported by an exceptionally
COUNCIL OF EAST
And Saloon on the Outskirts of Water
town is Opened Temperance
People Are Active.
There has been very little doing
among the lumber mills of the Missis
sippi valley this season owing to a
continued scarcity of logs. The situa
tion at Rock Island and Davenport is
reflected elsewhere along the stream.
save sit Minneapolis. The Minneapolis
Times has the following to say of the
Twenty-five thousand lumber miil
men are idle at, present in the Missis
sippi valley from its source to Keokuk,
Iowa. Not one lumber mill on the
whole river below Minneapolis is in
operation. The only two mills now
working on the entire river are the
North Land Pine Lumber company and
the Little Falls Lumber company, both
belonging to the Weyerhaeuser interests.
The Mississippi & Rum River Boom
company cannot supply the other mills
with logs. The boom companies say
that the extremely low stage of the
water is the reason for their inability
to bring the drives down to the city.
The logs now being sawed by the two
Weyerhaeuser mills were brought down
and put in pockets early in the spring
before the water went down.
"'There has been some mismanage
ment or miscalculating on the part of
the boom company,' said John L. De
I.aittre of the Bovey-DeLaittre Lumber
Itumnrn of IlUorlmlnat Inn.
"There are many rumors going the
rounds of the lumber offices to the ef
fect that the Weyerhaeuser interests
have secured control of the boom com
pany and have been guilty of discrim
ination. The boom company Is run on
the same basis as any common carrier
Not a wheel is moving in a lumber mill
in Minneapolis, except the North Land
"The Weyerhaeuser mill at Little
Falls, Minn., is the only mill operating
on the river above Minneapolis.
tt A 1 1 lltn mllla nf Wlnnnfl Mitcifittna
111 Ulltin aw T iiium-HLiiiv
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy, Eetter than
"Three years ago we had three doc
tors with our little boy, nnd everything
that they could do seemed in vain. At
last when all hope seemed to be. gone
we began using Chamberlain's colic,
cholera and diarrhoea remedy, and in
a few hours he began to improve. Ti
day he is as healthy a child as parents
could wish for." Mrs. Yt. J. Johnston,
Linton, Miss. For sale by all druggists.
East, Moline city council last night
at a special meeting increased th sa
loon limits to legalizing the saloon of
William Bishop for which a buildins;
was erected this summer just across
the street from the business section :i
Watcrtown. A license was at one
granted and the place was opened fo
business today. The Watcrtown peo
ple are up in arms and are furtherin;
a movement to put the question of lo
cal option up to the township of South
Moline. This, if it carries at an elec
tion. will close every saloon in East
Moline. Liquor men say, however.
South Moline would not register
DeWitfs Kidney and Bladder Pills
are best for backache and weak kid
neys. Sold by all druggists.
"Everybody Should Know."
says C. G. Hays, a prominent business
man at Bluff, Mo., that Bucklen's Ar
nlca Salve Is the quickest and surej.
healing salve ever applied to a soro
burn or wound, or to a case of pile
I've used it and know what I'm talking
about." Guaranteed by V. T. Ilartz
druggist, C01 Twentieth street. 23c.
All the news all the time THE I Davenport. Rock Island, and Keokuk
ARGUS, are closed.
You may really need
this or that, even
though it Is not an ab
solute necessity. For
the lady of the house,
a new gown or a new
hat; for a man, a new
suit or a new rig this
may help to "make an
Impression" at a time
or place where it will
mean dollars and cents
In such cases It really pays one to "go beyond his Income." The
question may be how to be able to go beyond it. Not only how to go ?
beyond, but how to do it safely. O
It's no longer a question with many in this community, as they
have found they can borrow ths necessary money here and repay U9 O
a little at a time and hardly miss the money. ' S
We loan from $10 up on hmsehold furniture, pianos, horses, wag- O
ons, cows, and other personal property, all in a quiet way, without pub- ?j
liclty, without removing the property, and on tho best rates and easiest y
terms in the city. . A
If inconvenient to call, write or phone us, and we'll be glad to
send our confidential representative to see you. H
FIDELITY LOAN CO., I
MITCHELL, & LYSDE BLOCK, ROOM 88, ROCK ISUUTO. O
Office hour, 8 a. m. to 6 p. rtu, and Saturday venlnga. Talaahona 8
west 514; new telephone 6011. p