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THE ARGUS, THURSDAY; APRIL 23, 1908.
Mistake on Wire; Sues. The original
notice in a suit to be filed by Attor
ney Henry Theuner against the West
ern Union .Telegraph company,' has
been served through Attorney 'Fred
Schnare.whu represents Mr. Thuenen
in the latter's action for damages. Mr.
Thuenen demands $215 damages from
the telegraph company for the alleged
erroneous transmission of a message
over the wires of the' defendant com
pany. On Feb. 11, so states Mr.
Thuenen he received a telegram from
Decorah, la,, which requested him to
come to that place on Feb. 13. Ii
transmitting the message the date was
made to read Feb. 12, and at a great
loss to hl business, Mr. Thuenen
states that he left the city one day
earlier than was needed.
Former Resident Killed. Davenport
relatives have received word of the
tragic death of Fred Marcus Chris
tian Eggers, formerly of this city. Mr.
Eggers had been living in Willisville,
111., and owing to the shutting dowa
of the mines had been over to Percy,
111., looking for employment. On the
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who have not had educational
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Up lor lost time, our
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way home, it seems, he was struck by
a freight train and killed. His funeral
tookplace in Willisville Sunday, undor
the auspices of the Miners' union. Mr.
Eggers was born July 12, 1878, and
lived in Walcott before coming to Dav
enport. Here he was a painter He
married Miss Hujda Westphal, daugh
ter of W. A. F. Westphal, the well
known building contractor, three or
four years ago, and soon afterward
they moved to Illinois. Mrs. Eggers
was at Cora, 111., at the time of Mr.
Eggers' death, and was so prostrated
that she was unable to go to the funer
al. She writes the sad details from
there. A father, John Eggers, lives
at Lake Park, Iowa, and three brothers
also survive. A little son is left with
q . s
Insane Patient Near Death. County
Clerk Harry J. McFarland is in re
ceipt of a letter from Superintendent
Applegate of the Mt. Pleasant Insane
Asylum, informing him that Arthur
Rooney, a Scott county patient, is at
the point of death and cannot live
more than a few days. The county
clerk is asked to locate the man's rela
tives if possible. Rooney was commit
ted to ML Pleasant in August, 1899.
At the time he was. a county charge
and as far as known has no relatives
hereabouts. . ,
Burglars Repeat Call. Burglars en
tered and robbed the home of H. L.
Wilkinson, 111 East Fourteenth street,
Davenport, Tuesday afternoon in
broad daylight and secured $52 in
money and a 22-calibre revolver. En'
trance was secured by raising the out
side cellar door and by breaking the
inside cellar door. The burglary oc
curred some time between 1 o'clock
and 5 o'clock in the afternoon while
no one was at home. This house has
been entered several times during the
last five or six years, and different
Fire Drill at High School. A fire
drill was held yesterday at the conclu
sion of the fourth period at the local
high school and the large building was
drills will be held at frequent unknown
intervals, the idea being to get the
students so accustomed to the ringing
of the bell and the rapid but orderly
march out that a fire would find all
the past month under a doctor's care.
is slowly Improving.
John Butyer is making cement build
ing blocks this week.
Mrs. Elizabeth Walker, who is sew
ing in Watertown, visited over Sunday
with her sister, Mra. Rosa Cole, at her
home in Hillsdale.
Troy Paine of Rock Falls Is visiting
this week at the Baron home.
George Rathburn of Moline spent
Sunday at the home of his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Rathburn.
Mrs-. Dayton Camp entertained her
sister from Moline over Sunday.
Carl Stafford moved his- family from
Barstow to Hillsdale last week. They
are living in the Mrs. Rasmussen ten
Mrs. Flossie George of Erie spent
Wednesday in Hillsdale visiting with
her mother, Mrs. May HilL
William Schwnickef lost a horse
Monday. Fred Fillmer also had a very
sick horse. ,
At the school election for directors
Saturday afternoon Albert Huncke was
chosen to serve for three years and
Justin Dailey for one year. . Mr. Dailey
is finishing the unexpired term of John
Butzer, who has resigned. Wallace
Kempster was reelected as school trus
Frank Sheppard was in Chicago last
week with a car load of fat cattle.
Mrs. William Sheppard visited a few
days last week with friends in town
Elroy Camp of Wisconsin is here on
a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs
James Camp. Last February he caught
one of his hands between cog wheels
crushing it in such a manner that the
fingers had to be cut off. The hand
is now healing nicely.
Ray Parmer spent Easter Sunday in
Rock Island with friends.
Little Nellie Mercer visited last
week in Erie with her sister, Clara.
Mr. and Mrs. Ephraim Ropp of
Kempsterville spent Sunday at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. George Pass
more. Mrs. Rassmussen of Moline visited
over Sunday at the home of Mr. Carl
Jasperson. Mr. Cris Rasmussen ac
Mrs. Harry Entrikin spent Tuesday
shopping in the tri-cities. She visited
Monday night at the home of her
friend, Mrs. D. E. Scott in Watertown.
Miss Florence Whiteside of Joslin
was a Hillsdale visitor Tuesday.
John Woodburn, who has been quite
sick with a complication of diseases
! the past week, was able Monday to
drive down to Hillsdale.
William Cain has been suffering with
malaria fever the past month. He Is
on the road to recovery.
Mary Dailey of Joslin visited Satur
day with Sadie Mercer.
The night work at . this place has
again been closed, the operator, Mr.
McCleary, having been sent temporar
ily to Lynn, 111.
The section force was- cut down two
men Saturday evening. George Scott
i and Clifford McCleary being the last
on the road were the first to go.
William Dillon is having his wind
mill thoroughly repaired' on the farm.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wilkins- of Kemp
sterville visited Sunday at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. James Camp.
Homer Parmer Is shelling corn this
week for Charles Arndt.
! Steve Vosburg, who has been home
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:I0, and t to tUSt p, m. Sundays from 10:10 to 1Xsl m.
C. A. Samuelson and wife went
to Orion Sunday evening. : Mrs. Sam
uelson remained there while Mr. Sam
uelson went to Erie Monday. They
returned home the same evening.
Chris Bell went to Silvis and Rock
Island Tuesday returning home Wed
Mrs. Knox of Rock Island visited
her friend Mrs. Gumey Farrow Mon
day evening returning home Tuesday.
- John Beveridge went to Des Moines
A n. aav ioi a two weeks' visit
with his daughter Mrs1. Charles Jones.
William Gifford of Liberty ville, Iowa,
visited with his brother Ben Gifford
and sister, Mrs. Allcly and Haefle fam
ilies the last week.
Mr. McEwen and Mr. and Mrs.
Saunders left for their native home
Scotland, Wednesday and will remain
there for the future.
The five months' old baby of Mr.
r.nd Mrs. Joe O'Day died last Wed
nesday afternoon. The remains were i
taken to Viola for burial Friday.
The village election passed off quiet-1
ly Tuesday. The results were as fol
lows: Republican ticket:
President A. E. Bcrgreen, 106.
Trustees C. O. Johnson, 115; As-
mus Mueller, 110; Walter Volk, 111.
Clerk Robert Ransom, 114. j
Treasurer -Q. G. Haddlck, 112.
President P. A. Anderson, 86.
Trustees H. E. Sudlow, 80; Fred
Foster, 80; E. D. Williams, 79. !
Clerk R. L. Peterson, 79.
Treasurer C. M. Hubbs, 80.
John O. Melia and son Cecil were
in Rock Island and Molme from Fri
day, till Saturday.
Joseph Dawsett of Cable left Tues
day for Courtney Texas, for a month's
visit with his brother John Dawsett
and family. -
Mrs. Fred Engles left for Joy Mon
day as a delegate to the W. C. T. U.
Quite a number of citizens were In
Aledo as witnesses on the Greenwood
and Samuelson case.
Quite a number attended the funeral
of Mr, Wilcox who died at hia mother's
home, Mra. Shurr, in the German set
tlement. His remains were buried in
Swedona by the side of his father.
Miss Gladys Brehme visited at. Or
ion from Saturday till Tuesday with
her friend, Mra. Swansea.
Mrs. Davison and daughter Lizzie
Davison and Mrs. William Essex and
children were in Rock Island shopping
L. B. Strayer of Rock Island was out
to Sherrard Tuesday evening looking
up his interest as a candidate for the
legislature. : " ; " .
Mrs. Clara Masters and Lily Prltch
ard were Rock Island stoppers Thurs
day. ' - ' : '. ' r
Blanding for Club Head. Announce
ment Is made of the administration"
ticket which has been nominated for
the Moline club election to be held
May 12. The ticket is: President, L.
C Blanding; first vice president, G.A.
Shallberg; second vice president, J.
H. Samuels; secretary, G. H. Owen;
treasurer, Carl Lundberg; directors.
for three years, C. I. Josephson, Fred
Lind, Louis Rosenstein.
Druggist to Go on Farm. I. E." Lit-
tig, who for seven years has conduct
ed a drug store at 2220 Filth avenue,
will close his store shortly after May
1, and in company with his brother,
W. A. Littlg, will move to a large
tract of land which they have acquired
in the northwestern part of South Da
kota, near the city of Creston. Mrs.
Littig will remain in Moline until
about June 1, and will then join them.
McNabney Bound Over. Julius Mc-
Nabney, who was arrested upon two
charges of assault with a deadly wea
pon on warrants sworn out by William
Johnson and John Knockemus, was ar
raigned before Police Magistrate Gus
tafson for a hearing. Mr. McNabney
waived examination and was bound
over to the grand jury on both charges
and required to give bonds of v - on
each charged His brother, George Mc
Nabney of Hampton, signed the bond,
and Julius was released. Johnson and
Knockemus were badly cut in a fight
Monday night in the Haymarket and
McNabney was accused of having wield
ed the knife.
Obituary Record. The remains of
Mrs. Agnes Black, a former resident
of Moline for 23 years, were laid to
rest today after services held at the
Knox chapel at 2 o'clock. Mrs. Black
died Tuesday at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. W. L. Allen, at Water
loo. She was 85 years of age. The
Aliens moved to Watertown only
three years ago, and Mrs. Black ac
companied them. Mrs. Brandimeyer of
Moline and Mrs. Eckhart of Rock Is
land are grand daughters. The surviv
ing daughters beside Mrs. Allen are:
Mrs. Thomas Lyncss of Sherrard, Mrs.
John Hale and Mrs. John - Gray of
Kcntwood, La., and Mrs. William Mont
gomery of Scotland.
Mrs. Maria Juliana Haglund died
Tuesday night at her home, 147S Thir
J ty-flrst street, of old age and complica-
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Gust Haglund, the former well known
carpenter employed at the Barnard &
Leas Manufacturing company. She
was born in Sweden Sept. 4, 1829, and
was married In Stockholm in 1862.
Four years later, in company with her I
husband, she came to America. They
settled in Orion, where they resided
a short time before moving to this
The Easter exercises at Zuma were
largely attended. The program was
carried out and the little folks did
William Dow was taken sick with
a chill Saturday afternoon. It proved
to be a bilious attack, and Mr. Dow is
now able to be around. - ,
Several members of the Zuma Aid
society attended the Joslin aid held
at William Whiteside's Thursday after
Easter Sunday was confirmation day
at the Lutheran church. There were
12 taken Into the church.
The Ferguson brothers gave a con
cert at Joslin Woodmen hall Friday
evening. Some from this community
Frank Ziegler's youngest boy has
had a return of lung fever and Is un
der the doctor's care. It Is the child
that was dangerously ill requiring a
trained nurse about two month's age.
Miss Dora Ziegler teacher of Leafy
Bower school, was taken sick at
school Friday and bad to be taken
home. A physician was called and
pronounced It lung fever. Miss Zlegler
will not be able to teach for some
Ross Wainwrlght and wife of Wat
ertown visited at the home of MrE.
Wainwright's parents Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Shafer Saturday.
Some of the young people of Zuma
attended the Easter services at Enter
prise Sunday afternoon. '
Miss Llda Franklin, who has been
sewing for Mrs. Clyde Wake returned
to her home at Barstow Saturday
Miss Julia Dow and Bert Shafer
assisted with the singing at the fun
eral of Peter McCarl at Rapids City
Jake Cromwell of Moline attended
the funeral of George Bowes Thurs
day. Also James Simon son, Frank
Garnett and Fred Shafer of Port
Gearge McMurphy of Hillsdale was
the guest of Mrs. Ellen McMurphy
Miss Winnie Colgrove, who has been
with her aunt at Cordova, Is. now vis
iting friends of this community.
Mr. and Mrs. Datin Campspent Mon
day with Miss Dora Zlegler, who is
quite ill. Miss Ziegler. boarded at
Mr., Camp's while teaching at Enter
The Zuma W. C. T. U. will -meet
at Zuma Methodist church Wednes
day afternoon, April 29 at 2 o'clock.
A general business meeting will be
held also delegates will be appointed
to the county institute at Silvis May
13-11. All members are requested to
be present and oring literature' to
put In the box to be packed that day
to send to the soldier boys at Chicago.
Also those not members can bring lit
erature and leave it at the church
aunday, if not convenient to attend
the meeting. '
Plenty of Trouble ,.
is caused by stagnation, of the liver ;
and bowels. To get rid of it and head
ache and biliousness and the poison j
that brines iaundlce. take Dri Kine's '
, New Life Pills, the reliable purifiers
that do tho work without grinding or
, griping.' 25c at all druggists. . ..
Antiseptic and Hygienic
A Hair Invlgorator Jnt what its
name implies. It supplies nourish
ment, the elements of growth, which,
when absorbed by the hair, strength
ens and beautifies it in tho same way
that sap Klorinos the foliace of a treo.
Even where the follicles are seemingly
dead, if the scalp Is massaged daily
with Mmt. Tale's Hair Tonic a vigor
ous growth will he produced. It has
honestly earned its title of "the great
hair grower." It stimulates the most
stunted growth and makes the hair
magnificently healthy and beautiful.
By its use women can provide them
selves with a trailing mantle of heir
woman's natural raiment, her birth
Mme. Yale's Hair Tonic is prized
equally br men and women, particu
larly when the hair begins to weaken
or fade. Cures baldness, grayness,
splitting of the hair, dandruff and all
diseases of the hair, scalp and beard.
One application usually stops hair fall
ing. A nursery requisite: no mother
should neglect to use It for her boy
and girls; when the hair is made
strong in childhood Jt remains proof
against disease and retains Its vigor
ar.d youthfilnes throughout life.
Mme; Vale's Unlr Tonic ts a color
lers. Tram-ant. delightful hair dress
ing: neither sMcky, grlttr, nor greasy;
makes the hair soft. fufTr and glossy.
Contains no artificial coloring: would
not soil the whitest hair; restores
nriftinal color by Invigorating the scalp
and re-estahlishlnc normal circulation
and proper distribution of the live col
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the plainest ronntenan-e. and any one
can secure It bv usine Mme. Tale's
Hair Tonic. 1,'nw In three slses. Our
special price 89c. 45c. and 23c
We win rlro rou free a copy
of Mme. Taie's BS-paiee book on
Beauty and Physical Culture. .If
ynu lK-a out of town, write us and
we will mail you a copy.
S. We Pay $2.10 ;
We could buy beans as low as 30c per
bushel, yet we pay seven times, that
A certain soil in Michigan, rich in nitrogen, produces
the best beans grown. That is where we get ours.
We get -only the whitest, the plumpest, the fullest- ;
grown. Ours are picked out by hand from the , choicest
part of the crop. (
It is easy to see is it not ? why some baked beans may
cost a little less than Van Camp's. ;
We pay $3.45 for the ripe tomatoes
used to make a barrel of our sauce
. Yet we could buy tomato juice for 75c per barrel.
Cheap sauce is made from tomatoes picked green, and
ripened in shipment. But such sauce is flat. Some Is made
from scraps of a canning factory. Such sauce is not rich.
Ours is made, only from whole tomatoes ripened on the
Vines picked when the juice fairly sparkles. . '
Van Camp's pork and beans
baked with tomato sauce
Our ovens are heated to 245 degrees. That heat is es j
sential to make beans digestible, and no home can apply it.
We bake in live steam. Thus we bake the beans well
without browning or bursting. The result is that nutty
We bake the beans, the tomato sauce and the pork all
together. . Thus we get our delicious blend.
Keep a dozen cans in the house a
delicious meal is then always ready
Perhaps you eat beans once a week now. You will want
them every day when you once know Van Camp's.
Beans are 84 per cent nutriment. They supply about tho
same food value as meat, at a far lower cost. ,
And think how convenient. Put the can in hot water,
and you have a steaming hot meal in ten minutes. . .
10, 15 and 20 per can.
Van Camp Packing Company, Indianapolis, Ina
L. S. McCabo & Co.
Andrew Simmons, who spent the
winter in Quincy, returned home Sun
Mrs, Annie Ballard of Eagle Grove,
lowa, who has been visiting at the
home of her daughter Mrs. Charles
Burgoyne, returned home last week.
James Britton has gone to Peoria
on business. '
"ii. ousan , &mun, wno spent a I
few days visiting In Rock Island, has
' Miss Annie Burkett, who has been
waning ineuu9 in uavenport, naa re
Mrs. Charles Huntley and son Rol-
im nave returned home from a visit
in Port Byron and Rock Island.'
Mrs. John Kane is quite sick with
Mrs. uuy Wait and baby of Rey
nolds are visiting at the home of Mr.
and. Mrs. Charles Burgoyne.
Hayes Britton was visiting friends
in Rock sland the latter part of the
Felix Allie returned home Monday
: from Iowa, where he had been visiting
i UK i$ ana juawara fowier made a
trip to Pine Mills, Iowa, last Wednes
Mrs. Mary DeBord of Hamlet is vis
iting her. daughter Mrs. Charles Krue
n.ev. but. rucnarason delivered a
very interesting and appropriate Eas
ter sermon at the church last Sunday
Mrs Falix Vanatta and children
visited with Mrs. ( Vanatta's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Lambert of Musca
The school elections were held Sat
urday. 'Ross Kennedy was elected
director at Hazel Dell and William
Ruthenburg In the French district
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Krueger and
Mrs. Mary DeBord were shopping- In
Muscatine on Tuesday.
. Beer That Is Beer.
If you want to drink good beer, order
the Davenport Malting company's pale
export. Delivered anywhere In Rock
Island. Both, phones, north 169.
What those who know
say of the
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which possesses qualities of action and varieties of tone color
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"Combines with great volume of tone rare sympathetic
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"Their sound and touch are more sympathetic to my ears (
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