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THE ARGUS; TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1908.
NEWS' OF THE NEIGHBORS
S ; '
Near 1,000 in High School. Yester
day was the day when the boys and
girls gathered theirN school books to
gether and made the first pilgrimage
to school after (he long summer vaca
tion. The grammar schools show evi
dences of a large enrollment, while
that at the high school will doubtless
break all the records. The enrollment
last year passed 800 before the close
of the term, and while it will open
with a lesser number, there is no
doubt of the roster, before the term
closes, showing a steady climb toward
the 1,000 mark.
Insulter Fined. Bill Cordello, one of
the foreigners arrested Saturday for
' stopping and insulting women on the
streets at night time, was "tried be
fore Magistrate Roddewig on the
charge of lewdness. A number of
women identified Cordello as being
the, man who had grossly insulted
them. The prisoner was found guilty
and sent to jail for 30 days, pantelis
Papanastassiou, the other prisoner ar
rested on the same charge, secured
an, attorney andp will fight the ,case.
Legs Broken Fourth Time. Charles
, Clingberg, a teamster who lives at
Nineteenth street and Second avenue
in Moline, and who is employed by
H. H. Haley, a house mover, was
struck yesterday by the sweep of the
on the first bridge thrown across the' among them Germany, France, Eng-
Mississippl here. J land and Switzerland.
r.,itinn ir Tint attain their Irish
man well known in the city who for ' est perfection In summer, so that at
many years has been employed at the 1 present the new pinks are not to be
seen In all their glory. They may le
this winter, however, and it is expect
ed that the blooming plants in the St
Louis greenhouses will be centers of
interest for those who cultivate flow
ers as a business and also for those
who merely love beautiful blossoms.
In Its highest state of perfection the
new pink is three and a half Inches In
diameter. This is nenrly an inch lar-j
ger than the famous Lawson pink,
which was the champion flower of
that variety before the St. Louis plants
began to attain their regal growth.
But the new pink does not excel in size
alone. Its color also stamps It a cham
plon, say florists who have seen It.
The new flower has that tint known to
florists as "blood pink." The name Is
descriptive of the color, and the pink
possesses that hue In a purity and per-
Experts of Department of Agriculture 1 feet ion heretofore confined to .certain
Scott County Savings bank, succumbed
to an attack of paralysis at ' Mercy
hospital Sunday. Mr. Schmidt was
born in Davenport, March 19, 1881.'
Thomas Crimp, 80 years old, died
Sunday night at Fejervary home. Mr.
Crimp had been a resident of Daven
port for nearlyO years. He was born
in Brighton, England, Aug. 20, 1828,
and came to the United States in the
late 50's. After living in Brooklyn,
N. Y., a short time he. moved to. Daven
port, which he made his home until
death. He left two sisters, Mrs. Alice
Hornby, No. 12 Arlington court, and
Mrs. Annie Stephenson of Milwaukee.
AMERICAN FORESTS MAY
BEMA0ET0 PAY WELL
Say They Are More Productive
Than the German.
highly valued varieties of roses.
At present the Lawson pink is the
highest priced carnation on the Amerl
American forests, according to the' can market, but it Is expected that tne
experts of the department of agricul-! w Vincent may bring nearly twice
ture, are capable of yielding more1 as much, thus assuring its claim to the
wood to the acre, if well handled, ' premiership of American carnations.
than the noted forests of Germany,
many of which net their owners from
?2.50 to C or more per acre annually.
Not only are our native forests richer
The original Lawson sold for $30,000.
Defense of the Philippines.
A comprehensive plan has finally
in valuable timber trees, but our cli- been settled upon for the defense of
mate and soil conditions are more fa- the Philippines, and that Is to estab
vorable. The trouble is not that our ,,,,, ,!,... , ,
trees do not grow fast enough, but I
i I Ml Af.onilrt Ynr TKv .n4-v mill
iiuibk uj n zi y it li nas uciiik uaru ill i -a
moving a large 500 horse power Stir-'have ,e ur woodlands poorly
ling boiler along Perry street in front
of the Burlington freight office. Both
of Clingbcrg's legs were broken below
the knee. In some way unknown to
those present when the accident oc
curred, the double tree became de
tached from the sweep. The tension
on the chain with which the boiler
was being drawn, was terrific and
when the horses were suddenly re
leased the sweep came back with ter
rible force striking Clingberg, who
was walking behind it, just below the
knee. Both legs were mangled by the
blow and one seemed nearly severed.
A strange feature of the accident is
the fact that this is the fourth time in
15 years that Clingberg has been , in
jured in this way. He has been em
ployed by Mr. Haley, the house mover,
for 15 years and three times before
.the sweep of the horse power has
broken loose and struck him. On the
other three occasions only one leg was
Obituary Record. Detlef Wunder,
one of the earlier pioneer residents
of this community, died Sunday at
his home, s 730 West Seventeenth
street. Death was due to injuries re
ceived in an accident on June 19 of,
this year. Mr. Wunder had been at
work on the roof of his home when
the accident occurred. He fell to the
ground, and, in his fall, fractured his
left arm in two places and broke sev
eral ribs on the right side. These in
juries healed but in the same accident
he suffered a concussion of the brain
and it was this that finally caused
his death. Mr. Wunder was born in
Flessendorf. Gut Neuhaus. Germany,
July 15, 1827, and came to this coun
try, landing in New York, July v2
1854. In the same year he came to
Davenport and lived here one year
working as a carpenter. He worked
The German forester sees to it that
his forest is uniform and dense. To
grow a full crop of wood, as to grow
a full crop of grass or corn, there
must be a full stand. Next in im
portance is the rate of growth of the
trees. The species most grown abroad
are Norway spruce, Scotch pine, and
silver fir for soft woods, and beech
and oak for hardwoods. In German
forests of the first quality, Norway
spruce attains in CO years an average
diameter of 9.4 inches.
CARNATION OF GREAT BEAUTY
New Flo-ver That. Is Claimed to Outdo
the Lawson Pink.
A new carnation, said to eclipse any
thing of the kind hitherto produced,
Including the celebrated "Lawson
pink," has now been successfully prop
agated In St. Louis. It Is known as
the "New Vincent pink." In size, it la
claimed the wonderful new blossom 13
without a peer, and its color is a gor
geous shade of pink, which florists say
has never been seen before except In
The creator of the new- flower-is Vin
cent Gorly. lie was assisted In the
work by Louis Giger. In the green
house where the new flower was
brought to success there are now sev
eral hundred plants under cultivation.
These were all produced from a single
The propagation was by grafting,
combinations and special treatment.
The result, say the men who have car
ried on the work, Is a complete success.
It Is now considered only a question of
time when any required number of
plants, each bearing the perfect blos
som, may be produced.
Mr. Curly recently left for Europe,
where It was his intention to introduce
the . new pink .in .several countries.
be effectively mined, and for the whole
work congress will be asked to appro
priate $G,000,000. The best means of
defense against ailments of the stom
ach, liver, kidneys and bowels is Hos
tetter's Stomach Bitters. It will tone
the digestive organs, and thus strength
en the system so that disease cannot
obtain a foothold. Through its won
derful ability is has become firmly en
trenched in thousands of homes all
over the world, and a trial is all that
is necessary to convince you, too. It
prevents sick headache, poor appetite,
sleeplessness, dyspepsia, indigestion,
costiveness, biliousness and female ills,
malaria, fever and ague.
Cause of Injury Unknown. G. A.
Westlund of, 717 -Thirteenth street, is
lying at the city hospital in a semi
conscious condition as the result of
concussion of the brain sustained In
an accident Sunday night. The man
was found lying in the street at Fourth
avenue and Fourteenth street shortly
after 11 o'clock, and whether he was
struck by a train, a street car or an
automobile is not known. It is even
possible the injury was sustained in a
falL Mr. Westlund was found by Ches
ter W. Smith, bartender at the DeClerk
saloon, who with his wife was return
ing home. Mr. Smith called the ambu
lance and the man was taken to the
police station. Dr. A. H. Arp was no
tified of the accident and he-- ordered
Mr. Westlund removed to the city hos
pital. The man's identity was not de
termined at that time.
Pastor Goes Away. Rev. Walter H.
North Sunday preached the final ser
mon in his pastorate of Plymouth Con
gregational church of East Moline,
though his present plan is .o spend
the entire month of October there. He
went today to his new charge at Little
Falls. Minn., to remain through Sep
tember. He and Mrs. North will per
manently settle there In November.
Were Married in Clinton7 Nellie
Littig and Fred Hauerwas, both of Mo
line, have surprised their friends by
announcing their wedding which took
place at the parsonage of Rev. H. Bess
of Clinton July 15. The young couple
were married on that date, and at
though their relatives have known of
the happy event, none of their friend
were aware of the fact. The bride is
the daughter of Mrs. D. M. Littig of
1477 Thirty-first avenue. The groom
came to Moline from Minnesota and is
employed at the Cooper Saddlery
married the couple, his father having
married the father of the groom 30
Confer With Farmers. Yesterday
several farmers living on Rock river
bottom and on the other side of the
river held a conference with a repre
sentative of the proposed Moline-
feona interurban project. Hearing of
the possibility of the interurban cross
ing Rock river near the old Mansel
road, which hits the river directlv
south of Nineteenth street, the farm
ers In the locality have shown a great
Interest in the nroieet and are rmviniiq
that the road be built. They have as
sured the representative of the com
pany that they will assist in every way
possible, even to the extent of donating
land for the right of way.
MOULDED puddings of any kind
blanc manges, jellies, custards,
etc., will w stand up" more firmly and
be more deliciously good and whqle
some if a little
Has Foot Crushed. Harry Hymen
of Rock Island, employed at the Silvis
shops, had his left foot crushed Satur
day atternoon just before ouittins;
work. A chain to a crane that was
carrying a piece of boiler plate, weigh
ing about a ton, oroke, the heavy metal
falling oil his foot. He was brought to
Moline on a special and taken to Dr,
Arp's office and then to the city hos
Big Enrollment in High School.
Yesterday school started and indica-1
tions are that the enrollment this year'
will be larger than it has ever been be-'
fore. There is a total of 3.29C pupils
enrolled in the grade schools, kinder- j
garten departments and the high
school. There is a slight increase in !
nearly all of the grade schools and a ;
large increase in the high school.
Principal Nutting said that the esti-'
mated enrbllment of the high school ;
was 380, which is by far the largest in
the history of the school.
is added. Two. of America's most famous cocks
will tell you in our booh
and Cocking Helps"
the unusual benefits to be
derived from Kingsfcrd's
Oswego Corn Starch in
the betterment of foods
in general. For quality,
always get Kingsford s
sixty-six years of
Grocers pound pkgs. 10c,
T. KiKCSFono & Son, Oswego, n. T
NUIUNftL STARCH COMPANY. Succtisikl
an's Most Fail Kful Friend
TO MAKE LIONS HARMLESS.
is generally his pocket book,
care of it and its contents.
So it behooves everybody to t?ke gr.ol
Kruse - DuPease. Miss Hazel Du
Pease of Moline was married at the
home of the bride's mother at 1S2G
Third avenue to John Kruse of Rock
Island Saturday evening. Squire Mapes
Illinois State Fair the Best of All
Other states have their state fairs Springfield, Sept. 25 to Oct 2, 1908.
Thursday, September 3rd.
A GALA OCCASION FOR THE OLD FOLKS TO GET TOGETH
ER AND TALK OVER OLD TIMES TO ENJOY A REUNION OF
GREAT IMPORTANCE TO ALL OF YOU.
WILL GIVE TWO CONCERTS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
COME OUT AND PICNIC AT THE ONLY,
THE G. L. (GAY LIFE).
ONLY PARK LEAD
On a Trolley, Thursday.
but Illinois easily eclipses all in the
magnitude of exhibits and the value
of its premiums. There is nothing
like it on earth. "Machinery hall, a
vast building of brick with tile roof
crowded to overflowing, and every inch
of ground in the neighborhood filled
with tents, accommodating every con
ceivable farm vehicle and machine of
the latest patents. The magnificent
dome" building erected for the world's
fair at Chicago and purchased by the
Illinois board of agriculture crowded
and jammed with fruits of the vine.
the tree and the soil, the blossoms of
the bush and the expert mixers and
bakers of bread and cake. This mag
nificent edifice is a grand panorama
of Illinois husbandry and industry.
Exposition hall, first floor to gallery
crowded with useful and ornamental
articles for the interior of the house,
with a splendid art gallery on the
side, whose walls are covered with
paintings and drawings of Illinois ar
tists. The huge Coliseum with its
tanbark floor and its' comfortable seat3
for 10,000 people interested In blooded
stock. The giant structure expressly
for the exhibition of dairy cattle of
many breeds. The poultry building,
another large structure devoted en
tirely to poultry. The beef cattle barns,
the hog and sheep pavilions, the score
of buildings for displaying magnificent
draft and, roadster horses and ponies.
The dairy building, where cows are
milked by machinery, and the latest
improved sanitary methods in butter
and cheese making are shown by ex
perts from the agricultural college of
the University of Illinois.
After seeing all these, go to the
stupendous steel grand stand, which
has a seating capacity for 10,000, and
witness the best racing in the west.
Consolidate Barnum and Ringlins
and every other show and the whole
would not equal one-half of what you
can find at the Illinois state fair in
Make your arrangements now to go.
Railroad fare in the territory of the
Western Passenger association has
been fixed at 3 cents a mile for the
Wednesday, Sept. CO is old soldiers'
day, when the boys of 1801-05 will be
admitted free and receive a handsome
Secretary Dickerson is anxious to
meet every editor of a newspaper in
Illinois on that day, and Illinois edi
tors are expected to respond by com
ing with their wives. Press headquar
ters has been established in the Expo
sition building with John L. Pickering
of Springfield in charge.
Visitors who desire to spend two or
three days at the fair will have no
difficulty whatever in getting good
comfortable rooms to r.leep in. Spring
field has a number of first class hotels
and in addition the citizens will throw
open their homes for the accommoda
tion of visitors.
The Chamber of Commerce of the
city of Springfield has taken up the
question of providing for the comfon
of those who desire to remain more
than. one day and will establish at
every railroad depot in the city a
bureau of information whore strangers
can get information in regard to rooms.
In addition to this they will also have
a bureau of information at the fair
grounds and one at the northwest
corner of the court house square.
Each bureau will be in charge of a
competent person and boys will be
furnished at each bureau free of charge
to go with persons to the locations as
signed to them.
There need be no fear on the part
of visitors in regard to being able, to
secure good comfortable rooms and
beds at reasonable prices, with good,
respectable and reliable people, as the
Chamber of Commerce will not list
rooms from any questionable section
or from people who are not respecta
ble and reliable.
Bostock's Device For turning Jungle
Beasts Into Pets For Children. j
Persons who care to have wild ani
mals for pets will be delighted to learn
that a device has been perfected and
soon will be patented to make lions,
tigers, leopards and jaguars safe play
mates for the youngest children. It is
In the form of a muzzle with certain
attachments desigued to render the
lwost ferocious beast harmless.
From the muzzle, above and below,
down the animal's spine and from un
der his chin to a ioint just over his
heart there extend two, flat bars of
steel connecting with a steel belt
around t . beast's middle. A steel col
lar alKiu. tie neck re-enforces the steel
bauds halfway along their length.
Harnessed thus a lion has about as
much chance of hurting anybody as a
hoppled pacer has of walking a tight
rope. The invention is. it is announced,
due to the ingenuity of Frank Rostock,
the showman. In the course of his ca
reer in the animal business Mr. Bos
tock and many of bis trainers have re
ceived all but mortal Injuries training
truculent brutes, and Mr. Bostock now
believes, says the Xew York World,
that he has cut down the risks of the
business more than half.
As is well known, first Impressions
are everything with animals. Mr. Bos
tock believes that an animal which has
received its schooling in uarnvss will
behave like a harnessed animal all
through Its future performances. Hav
ing ty his invention rendered the king
of beasts toothless and spineless forj
training purposes, Mr. Bostock now
proposes to make him clawless. He Is
at work on a set of paw muffs which
he thinks will reduce the lion to a con
dition of perfect servitude when worn
with the muzzle and belt.
Mr. Bostock doesi deny that he bor
rowed some of his ideas from the sul
tan of Turkey. The sultan lias a pet
lion that he has raised from a cub, but
the lion nevei gets within three vesti
bules of the sultan without being har
nessed from nose to heel.
Keep Your Purse Well Filled.
It gives, you a good financial standing and you can readily bettor
your conditions by its powerful influence.
Is your pocket book empty? We will fill it privately, too. We'll
loan you the money on your furniture, piano, horses, wagons, etc., at
a reasonable rate and arrange the terms of repayment to suit you.
Let us tell you more about it. Call, write or phone us today.
Mutual Loan Company
People's National Eank Building; Room 411. ' Old Phone West 122;
New 5109. Open Wednesday and Saturday Nights.
Waterway Improvement Long Agitated
by Political Parties of United States
The National Rivers and Harbors
congress has issued, a booklet calling
attention to its next meeting in Wash
ington, Dec. 9, 10 and 11T in which
is given a complete record of the
actions of political conventions upon
internal waterway improvement by
the general government. It is shown
that the first political convention ever
held, that of the democrats at Balti-
, more in 1832, declared . for internal
.improvements, meaning betterment of
rivers and harbors. The free soil
convention of 1836, which nominated
Martin Van Buren for president, de
clared specifically for waterway im
' provements, and from time to time
.since both the leading parties of the
(country have voiced similar senti
ments in their conventions,
j The first demand for a definite
' scheme of waterway betterment to
secure results was made by the demo-
HE SELLS HIS GOODS TOO CHEAP; HE
PAYS TOO MUCH FOR WHAT HE BUYS;
HE MAKES HIS LOANS TOO CHEAP;
THEN SELLS HIS STOVES AND FURNI
TURE ON PAYMENTS WHICH MAKE THE
MEANEST MAN IN TOWN.
Largest Rock Crusher.
The extended us-. of concrete has cre
atexl a demand for rock crushers o?
great size and capacity, and the very
larges thing In this line has been re
eeutIyi:istallod at Columbus. O. This
machine stands twenty-five feet high,
measures fourteen foot across the top
6hell and weighs-approximately 400.000
pounds. It has a minimum feed open
ing between the crushing surfaces of
thirty-six Inches r.nd is supplied with
two discharge openings through which
the crushed product leaves the ma
chine, differing In Ihls respect from the
smaller breakers, which usually have
but one opening. This arrangement
makes It possible to build the machine
lower, thus makin; It more stable and
at the same time obtaining a better
angle for the discbarge.
cratic convention which nominated
Cleveland and Stevenson in 1892. this
plank being adopted:
"Resolved, that the federal govern
ment should Improve the Mississippi
and other great waterways of the
country so as to secure for the interior
states easy and cheap transportation
to tide water, and when any water
way of the republic is of sufficient
importance to demand the aid of the
government, such aid should be ex
tended on a definite plan until perma
nent improvement is secured."
v Both the leading platforms of 1308
not only declare for the Improvement
of the waterways of the United
States, but go farther in their recog
nition of the necessity for the con
servation of the natural resources of
the country, including, of necessity,
the forests so Intimately connected
from natural causes with die waterways.
Novel Little- Device For Hotels.
Guests at the Hotel Astor In Xew
York Avhen they nee a small electric
bulb near the telephone in their rooms
light up know that there Is a letter for
them In their mail box in the office. Ia
each mall box there is a copiier flap
that is pushed back when a letter is
put in the pigeonhole, and the flap com
pletes, the circuit that lights the small
electric lamp iu the guest's room. The
device Is the invention of Fred A.
Muscbenhelm, brother of the proprie
tor of the hotel.
The Old Reliable 2d
Hand and Loan Man
1609 Second Ave. Open every evening.
How to Get Strong.
P. J. Daly of 1247 West Congress
street. Chicago, tells of a way "to be
come strong. He says: "My mother,
who is old and was very feeble, is de
riving so much benefit from Electric
Bitters that I feel it's my duty to tell
those who need a tonic and strengthen
ing medicine about it. In my mcther's
case a marked gain in flesh has re
sulted, insomnia has been overcome,
and she is steadily growing stronger. '
Electric Bitters quickly remedy :tom
ach. liver and kidney complaints. Sold
under guarantee at all drug stores. SO
Laborer's Good Luck. "
A laborer named Christiansen, who
lives at Copenhagen, bought an old
overcoat for a few cents two years ago.
lie recently noticed something hard In
the lining at the back and on regret
fully cutting It open discovered a sav
ings bank book with $2,230 credited. He
reported the treasure to the police, but i
they have not been able to find the
l original owner, , and the money has
THE LOAN BUSINESS
Has been undergoing a radical change in the last few
Now instead of the old time methods, whereby the bor
rower got into debt, was charged heavy interest, and never
got his account settled we have put some new ideas into
it There is no reason why the loan business cannot be as
fairly conducted as any other business. And we are doing
it. We charge a reasonable amount for the money, and
then divide the total into easy weekly or monthly pay
ments, and every payment made applies cn the principle.
We loan almost anywhere within 40 miles of Davenport
on Furniture, Pianos, Teams, etc., without removal.
"Loans with other companies paid off, and more money
advanced, with smaller payment. 72c is the weekly pay
ment on a 30 loan.
We have a fair, square business proposition to offer you.
If you will write to us, our agent will come to your home
and explain our plans without charge.
Old Phase IV. 2423
New Ihone 242
Open Wednesday and Saturday Night.
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