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iTHE ARGUS, SATURDAY. JUNE 27, 1908,
NEWS OF THEHEIQHB0RS
Look for Missing Man. The local
police have been requested to endeavor
to secure information if possible,
which will lead to the locating of
Charles SJegmund, who disappeared
from his home hi Minneapolis last
August, Siegmund had just left a lios
pital where he had been confined by
illness and while on his way home dis
appeared. The local police have ascer
tained that Siegmund was in Daven
port last September. While here he
etopped' at Koeter's- hotel and drew
?S5 from his account at the German
Savings bank. lie si ill has $100 on
deposit at that bank. So far the po
lice have been -unable to ascertain his
Closes Gambling Places Late Thurs
day afternoon Mayor Scott issued an
order closing all gambling houses in
the city. The order was given to
Chief of Police Tom Atkinson and by
him served on the proprietors of all
fiuch places. The order became effec
tive at once and as a result every
gambling house in the city was closed
Thursday night. In speaking of the
matter Mayor Scott stated the gamb
lers were getting too numerous in the
city and complaints to this effect had
reached his office. The mayor also de
clared that all floaters and tin-horns
"Who have come to Davenport from
other places will have to float out
again. Davenport will not longer be a
lighting place for them. (
Find Runaway Boy. Several days
tigo the police received a tear-stained
and pitiful letter from a broken-hearted
mother at Quincy, II)., besiiwhing them
to assist her in finding her 12-year-old
No kitchen appliance gives
such actual satisfaction and
real home comfort as the New
Perfection Wick Blue Flame
i Kitchen work, this coming
summer, will be better and quicker done, with greater
personal comfort for the worker if, instead of the stifling
heat of a coal fire, you cook by the concentrated name of the
Wick Blue Flame
Delivers heat where you want it never where you don't '
want it thus it keeps the kitchen cool. Burns for
hours on one filling. Instantly regulated for low,
meJium or intense heat. Has sufficient capacity for
all household needs.
'J Three sizes if not at your dealer's, write our
Why don't you cover your Bath Room
and Kitchen Walls with
The washable wall covering. For sale
and hung by
STRECKER SL LEWIS
1429-1431 SECOND AVENUE.
Rock Island Vehicles
IF1 YOU WANT A BUGGY THAT IS BUILT RIGHT
IN EVERY PARTICULAR, CALL AT OUR REPOSI
TORY, WHERE WE WILL BE PLEASED TO SHOW
YOU A COMPLETE EXPOSITION OF OUR LINE 'AND
TELL YOU OF SOME"OF THE SUPERIOR POINTS IN
OUR .CUSTOM MADE VEHICLES. 1 ,
Rock Island Buggy Company
son, Charles Ciese, who had run away
from home and was known to have
boarded a freight train on which he
rode out of Quincy. Thursday night
the police discovered the runaway lad
sitting on a bench in Washington
square. He was taken to the station
and a telegram was sent to the dia
uacted mother telling her of the child's
Davenporter Safe Blower. Charles
Harris and Jack Day .were arrested
ir Springfield, Ohio, for blowing a safe
in the Swift Manufacturing plant. The
former said his, Keyre is in Davenport,
where he met Day. They traveled to
gether six months. .The. pair first de
nied knowledge and -z then - admitted
their guilt. Harris workd, in a shoe
factory at Davenport. He" .'.Bays the
safe-blowing is the only one doneby
them in Ohio, but that they hSve
blown five others, have visited Cleve
land. Buffalo and Cincinnati and pur
chased revolvers in Louisville, Ky.
Harris' claims Day used too much ex
plosive and they " were captured be
fore an escape was possible.
Obituary Record. W. B. McMuIlcn
of Knoxville, Tenn., father of Mrs. H.
C. Wylie of this city died at his home
in the south at 8 p. m. Thursday.
Mr. McMullen was general manager
of the Tennessee Producers Marble
company and superintendened their
quarriew and mills, which are among
I the most extensive in this country,
The survivors are the widow, two
daughters, one of whom is Mrs. Hiram
Wylie of this city, and three sons.
The funeral will be held Saturday.
C. H. Smith of Rural Route No. 4
(has been having his vacation. Fay
JXCaysfflJ-L- safe, economical and
a wonderful light giver. Solidly
made, beautifully nickeled. Your living-room will b
pleasanter with a Kayo Lamp.
If not with your dealer, write our nearest agency.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
Hammond his substitute, has charge 1
of his route for a week. I
Miss Mina Gilmore attended the
rededication of the Presbyterian
church at Rural last Sunday.
Mrs. M. A. Williams of Cambridge
who spent severaljdays with Her cous
in J. D. Lafferty returned to her home
Ed Heflin, a former Milanite, wlien
Milan was Camden Mills, was calling
on old friends Wednesday. It has
been 34 years since he left here and
he found many changes and few old
friends. He is now a resident of De
Beque, Col. He has been president of
the town council and at present is past
master of DeBeque. He became a
resident of Milan in 1848 when but
four years of age.
Miss Elizabeth Whitsitt returned
Saturday from a few days' visit with
old friends in Pre-emption.
,i Herman Hawkins started on Tuesday
for Peru, Ind., to spend the summer
with his, grandparents.
The W. M. B.'of the Methodist
church had their annual picnit: at the
Watch -Tower Friday afternoon.
Mrs. John Bettie, a former resident
of Kansas for the past twenty or
more years has been spending the past
week in Milan with old friends.
Mrs. Nichols, Mrs. Jamison and
daughter of Vinton, Iowa are visiting
at the home of Airs. Nichols' son.
William Nichols. They are on their
way to Maryetta, Ohio to visit another
son who lives there.
Ash Fitzsimmons has added to his
property 'a foundation and other im
provements and . will soon occupy it
himself. For a number of years he
has lived in the old Frysinger prop
erty on West Dickson street.
Miss Sadie Zetterman has returned
from a short visit to Port Byron where
she attended the wedding of Walter
Engdahl and Miss Lydia Larson of
that place. Miss Zetterman played
the wedding march. '
The sociable planned, for Tuesday
evening to be given on the vacant
lot on the corner of Tenth street and
First avenue by the Silvis lodge of
the Royal Neighbors was abandoned
on account of the threatening weather
Mrs. Richard Walsh of Englewood,
111., who has been visiting at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Walsh,
here returned home Tuesday.
Mrs. William Marchant is visiting
in Fort Wayne.
Mrs. Dick Belj was hostess to about
10 young ladies at her home Friday
afternoon. She had as her guest Miss
Crable of Streator, III. Mrs. Bell was
assisted by Miss Helen Donaghoo. A
delightful luncheon was served.
. Sergeant Wilkins ouce defended a
breach of promise case for a singular
ly ugly little man, which case lie told
the defendant, after reading bis brief,
must be "bounced" through. And the
sergeaut did bounce it through;
"Gentlemen of the jury." be said at
the close of a most eloquent speech,!
"you've heard the evidence f of the
plaintiff, and, gentlemen of the Jury,
you have admired that most bewitch
ing lady, the plaintiff herself. Gen
tlemen, do you believe that this en
chanting, this fascinating, this capti
vating, this accomplished lady would
for one moment favor the advances or
listen with anything save scorn and
indignation to the amorous protesta
tions of the wretched and repulsive
homunculus. the deformed and degrad
ed defendant?" '
His client lool.cd up from the well
of the court and piteously murmured:
"Mr. Sergeant Wilkins! Oh, Mr. Ser
"Silence, sir!" replied the sergeant Id
a wrathful undertone. "Gentlemen,"
he continued, bringing his fist heavily
down on the desk before him, "do' you
think that this lovely lady, this fair
and smiling creature, would ever have
permitted an offer of marriage to be
made to her by this miserable atom
of humanity, this stunted creature,
who would have to stand on a sheet of
note paper to look over twopence?"
Instant verdict for defendant Lon
Notices Which Make You Smilo. -J
There Is quite a rich crop of humor,
usually unconscious, to be reaped by
the observant In the ndtlces displayed
In shop windows, of which the follow
ing announcement by a south end
bird fancier Is not at all a bad exam
ple: "Doves for sale, cheap. Eat near
ly anything. Fond of children." Not
long ago a Farrlngton road butcher
had in his window this notice: "Want
ed, a respectable boy for beef sau
sages." An east end publican an
nounced, "Billiard tables upstairs, 1
shilling per 100." A well known High
Wycombe tobacconist proclaims from
his shop window, "This shop is open
on Sundays from 9 a. m. to 9 p. in.,
in spite of Charles II." "Wanted, a
warehouseman," ran another similar
notice. "Applicants must be accus
tomed : to rigorous discipline. Only
the offers of such candidates will be
entertained who have served in the
army or been married for a consider-
' able length of time." Westminster Ga-
Twould B Easy Then.
McJlgger It's 11 well enough to tell
usv to forgive our enemies, but I tell
you it's a hard thing to do. - v
Thingumbob That's, what It la. W
' shouldn't be expected t& forgive our
enemies except when they freely ad
mlt that they don't deserve our for
giveness. Philadelphia Press.
Holding Special Election Today the
people of the city are vo'ing upon the
question of authorizing the erection of
new manual training building upon
the Washington school Rite. The
polling place for Hie entire city is at
the city hall and the polls are to be
open from 8 a. in. to C p. m.
Find Hidden Cash Some one enter
ed Herman Miedke's grocery store on
the comer'of. Eleventh street and
Fourth avenue Thursday night and
took between $00 and $C5 that he had
hid in the back of a .coffee bin. Mr.
Miedke had been in the habit of plac
ing money, that lie takes jn after the
banks are closed, in the back part of a
coffee bin, covering it over with some
thing, and it is thought that someone
who was familiar with the surround
ings got. away with the cash.
Store is Closed Yesterday Charles
Tansley closed his place of business
at 1423 Fifth avenue and has made
an assignment of his stack for the
benefit of his creditors. Mr. Tansley
has been conducting the store for sev
eral months, his specialty being ladies
Obituary Record Mrs. Alvin Truxell
of Thirty-ninth street died yesterday
from nervous pros' rat ion. of which she
bad suffered for the past nine weeks.
Mrs. Truxell before she was married
was Viola K. McCreury. She was born
at West Point. Iowa. April 20. 1S58.
She was mariied to Alvin Triixell Dec
12, 1877. Mrs. Truxel! leaves to mourn
her death lier luisiiaud and five chil
dren Dewitt B.. liert A., Ernest It
Mrs. Clauili Games, and Iiio P.. at
home. All the children reside in Mo
line except EriieM. who resides in
Rock Island. The funeral will be held
from '.lie home tomorrow uf.ernoon at
New Car Tested A new Model K
car of the Moline Automobile com
pany. which will be entered in the
Glidden contest this vear. was given
trial run Thursday from Moline to
Lake Delavan, Wis., and return.
distance of HIS miles. The up-tri.
was made in a little less than seven
hours, or at an average speed of more
than twenty miles an hour. The return
trip was made at an easy pace and
consumed all of Thursday night.
Holding' Yearly Picnic Members i
the Moline club iin.l their families, etc
are holding their annual picnic
Campbell's island, spending .the after
tnd evening ai the resort.
Aged Woman Hurt Mrs'. Erickson
aged !0 years, fell at the home of heri
daughter. Mrs. C. K. Basset t. 701 I
Eighteenth street. Thursday even r.sr
Your First Breakfast
5 or Bacon
sets "a standard for all future
v breakfasts to measure up to.
Buy Swift's Premium, the
kind that's always good. ,.
Swift &. Company, U. S. A.
II. TREMANN S SONS. 1700 3d Ave. i
TOM MOORE, 1700 17th St.
CLEMENT & DEIDRICH, 22G 20thSt.
II. R. BATTLES & CO., 1S0G 2d Ave.
DAVENPORT. - -
HELBIG MARKET, .33.1 E. 4th St.
W. L. ROBESON. 330 E. Locust St.
H. KEPPY, C28' E.,I3th St.
DUGLEBY BROS., .220 E. 3d St.
E. W. TILSON, C21 15th St. '
For Draakecaeu, Opiun,
the Tobacco Habit
ece 1 I
THE WIDE WORLD TRAVELED
All New York Said
A Menagerie of 100
70 Elephants and
A Family of
BIG NEW, FREE. STREET
Reserved seats and admission ticket
prices charged on the show grounds.
and broko lier ril't le above tlio
knee and one bone in lier right forearm.
1 he aged woman slipped on the floor
while crossing the - room about !)
o ciook m nie oai K.. stumhiins upon a
Thinks It Saved His Life.
Lester M. Nelson of Naples, Maine,
says in a recent letter: "I have used
Dr. King's New Discovery many years,
for coughs and colds, and I think It
saved my life. I have found it a re
liable remedy for throat and lung com
plaints, and would no more be without
a bottle than I would be without
food." For nearly 40 years New Dis-
icovery has stood at the head of throat
and lung remedies. As a preventive
iof pneumonia and healer of weak
i lungs it has no equal. Sold under
guarantee at all druggists. 50 cents
and $1. Trial botTle free.
Here's Money for
Some one of your family
Is tired out. Why don't you
get the money of us, and let
themtake a vacation? You
can pay us back in easy
weekly or monthly payments.
N4 one will know you ob
tained the money of us.
Every deal Is strictly secret.
$1.20 is the weekly pay
men on a 550 loan for 50
weeks. Other amounts In pro
portion. . Loans on household goods, t?s
pianos, teams, .or any chat
tel security without removal.
We make loans in, Buffalo, I,e
. Claire, .Princeton, Clinton,
Silvis, Milan," and all sur
.. Fill this out and mail it
to us, and we'll come and
. see you at , , ouce, without
Call, write, or phone: Let
us hear from you.
SL and Number.
Tri-City Loan Co.,
1423-N.: new .242.
219 V, Bradv strpot. Davenport.
Iowa. Opore . Wednesday ard
Saturday nights. ,; ,
I J A E.AII.EY 1
Filling S Arenas,
The Big Hippodrome and th
e of the Largest Tent Ever I
the Very Essence of all the Earth's Sensations
all Concreto and Perfect into the Greatest Circus
Human Eves Ever Beheld.
It was the Biases! and Best Ever Seen In Madison Square Garden
end Amphitheatres o!
Europe Depleted To Make
aticw i remenaousiy wore uionous
Acioug ibe Imported Artlita cf WcrU-Wk'e Renown Are:
Italy's Equestrian The Petrof's Great
Acrobats, Tfce Fredianis Russian Animal Circus
Austria's 10 Meiectlcs, France's Great Fassics
.Marvelous Acrobats And Amaiinji Moustiers
us am. i a vmx jousts msisosther iststs
b laported Ircn A brat 4. Prefacing St-nuiicstl Am ko .
2 rerfcrmaocca D:J!y tt 2 C S P. M.
Doors Open at 1
on sale on show day at the Harper
Best Trips for Vour
Colorado $24 90 Round Trip
Colorado lias a more invigorating and enjoyable summer climate., and
a greater variety of opportunity for outdoor rerreation and sorl than
any oilier state in America. Uood board may be had from $C a
week tip. t
Pacific Coast $69.25 Round Trip
Includes more unique scenic attractions and points of interest than
any other trip the Rockies and Sierras the Spanish Missions and
Big Trees the Pacific Ocean and Puset Sound. Yellowstone and '
Yosemite as convenient side trips. About $15 extra for Grand Tour
including all Coast cities from Vancouver to ls Angeles.
Above rates are daily. I will give you illustrated folders describing
routes, points of interest, list of hotels and boarding houses with rates
for board and quote you rates from your home town. See me today.
Telephone, Old 680.
CONSULT DR. WALSH 'FIRST.
Be la the old reliable apeclallac eata.blishd In Davenport IS yeara. Dur
ing that time over fifty specialist have come here and remained from
few weeks to a few years. They took your money and left nothing but
broken promises. Dr. Walsh has remained here Ions enough to prove his
evres are permanent, for the people he cved 12 yeara ago have remained
EXAM IN AT!? N
DOJPT waste your time trying other, for yon ran not tret oor treatment
at any other place, as most of our appliances and treatments are tha re
sults of our own study and Invention, and you cannot get the same r
: sultd without thum. . .
8BB our new Rlsrantlc 8tatlo X-Ray machine. It Ik a wonder. We use all
forms of electricity, vihratior and violet rays. Call and rcn a thoroughly
equipped Institute. CouulttMin, . nspecUou and explanation free and
cheerfully given. .T' ' '
RE MEM DICK, our treatment Is the tet and the cheapest. Don't pay your
money for inferior treatment when he surest I the. cheapest. Our guar
antee Is backed by 12 years of isuoces right here In Davenport and thous
ands of cured and satlsrted patients. Do business like a business man
go where you can get the best for ' our money if you are not sure, ln
ventlprate, and be sure you're right, hen go ahead.
WOMEN suffering from nervous exhaustion, headache, backache, consti
pation, neuralgia, palpitation of the heart, or any other disease peculiar
to the sex, should consult Dr. "Walsh and get the 'benefit of his vast ex
perience. MEX, we cure blood disease, skin disease,' urinary' and bladder diseases,
hydrocele, nervous debility and special weakness, kidney, heart, liver,
stomach snd Intestinal diseases.-- Varicocele removed in one treatment,
painless and bloodless. Keep your money lu your pocket until you sea It
Call or address Dr. Walsh or Chicago Medical Institute, 114 West Third
street (near Main street), Davenport. Iowa. Hours, 10 to 1 a. ou S to
1:10, and.? to 8:St p. m-. Bundays from 10:19 to It a. m.
In their mad Auto
V Race, passing each
other in separate
' cars while flying
ing In the Air
A Tiny Nursing
Smaller than a
. New Foundland
Frisky and Cute
Admits Tc Ail.
& 7 P. M.
Houss Pharmacy at exactly the same
F. A. RIDDELL.
B. A. Q. Railway.
Telephone, New 6170.
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