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THE ARGUS, SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 14, 1908.
ARE GOING UP
Prospects for Several More Com
mercial Structures Favorable
under the Impression that he was be-
ng persecuted by some one. He was
formerly a patient at Mt. Pleasant,
Iowa. Albert J. Stapp was also com
mitted to the hospital at Watertown,
the jury finding: him to be insane.
ON TWO MAIN AVENUES
Best and Safety, as Well as Peo
ple's National, Afford a Fine
The building operations wjiich have
recently changed the commercial ap
pearance of Second and Third avenues
in the erection of the Best building
for Young & McCombs, the remodeling
of the People's National bank building
and the construction of the Safety
building, are not to stop with these
fine modern structures.
At least, this is the present indica
tion. Unless plans now uuder consid
eration, and in some respects practic
ally compMed. fail, the close of an
other year will witness added activity
on both these thoroughfares. In fact,
there will be an impetus to the healthy
livalry between these two streets in
the matter of up-to-date buildings.
On Hulli AvrnupM.
.. Not only will Second avenue proba
bly see a couple more substantial new
business blocks, including the remod
eling of a present buiidiiT?v but the
outlook is equally as favorable for de
velopment along Third avenue which
will afford realization of what has
been assured for some time.
It is a gratifying fact, and one that
testifies to RockvIsland's steady growth,
that there is plenty of use for modern
business and office structures in Rock
Island. This had been demonstrated
in both the People's National and Safe
ty buildings, and will be further shown
when the Best building is completed.
In addition to the main space which
Young & McCombs will occupy, all
available room for office purposes is
already pretty much taken.
Plenty of Ornintul for More.
Buildings of modern conveniences to
meet the requirements of a growing
city is what Greater Rock Island
wants, and the best part of it is, they
are still coming.
The remains of Mrs. Georgia A. Gar
rett, whose death occurred at Ington
Kan., will be brought here tomorrow
and the funeral services will be held
tomorrow afternoon from the home of
her nephew, M. S. Heagy, 92G Twenty
second street, at 2:30. The remains
will be laid to rest in Oakdale ceme
tery in Davenport. Mrs. Garrett was
the wife of the late Hugh Garrett,
pioneer shoe merchant of Davenport
Her daughter, Mrs. V. E. White o
Ixmgton. formerly a resident of Daven
port, will accompany the remains
Makes Announcement of Appointment
of Rock Islander as Assistant
Charles Barnhart of Chicago is vis
iting in the city.
Louis Ostrom, Sr., of Cokato, Mnin.,
s visiting his son, Dr. Louis Ostrom.
Mrs. M. C. Spaar of Wyoming, 111.,
s the guest at the homo of Rev. and
Mrs. D. H. Leland.
Judge F. D. Ramsay was in the city
last evening on his way from Cam-1 jch Is Price of Support for Nomination
PAYS A POLITICAL DEBT
bridge to his home in Morrison.
Mrs. John Kinney has returned from
Galesburg cfter spending a week
there visiting with friends and rela
cl Swalm arrived in the city last
evening from his home in Iowa. He
is on his way to Peoria whore he ex
pects to spend the winter.
J. H. Morrison leaves for Pocatello, 1
Idaho, this evening with his little
daughter, Jeannette, who will spend
the winter there, Mr. Morrison re-
i timing in about ten days.
Mrs. J. Jj. Hagaman, who has been
ill at Mercy hospital, Davenport, with (j-
pneumonia for the past three weeks,
is greatly improved and will shortly
be removed to her home, 2510 Fifth
and Election Schriver to Be
avenue and Sixteenth jtreet, the hos
tesses being Misses Blanche Ramskill
and Worthington. It was a good luck
party, the house being decorated in all
I manner of emblems denoting good or
bad luck and as it was given on Friday
the 13th, numerous, 13 signs were
placed about the rooms. The guests
were constantly confronted by some
new good or bad luclc sign and the
decorations were done In yellow anr".
black. A three course lunch was
served and sticking in the last course
of ice cream was a slick pin, a black
cat with green and yellow eyes. The
ffair was most unique' and well ar
ranged and carried out.' The guests
were received at the front door and
when they were ready to. leave in
order to carry out the good or bad
omens were ushered out the rear door.
November 26 Spells
L. M. Magill, who is to assume the
Juties of the otiice of state's attorney
")ec. 7, today formally announced that
ie will appoint as bis assistant Harry
DEAL IS NOW AS
GOOD AS CONCLUDED
Formal Transfer of Northern Life's
Business to Local Company
The negotiations referred to yester
day b The Argus, by which the First
Savings Bank Life Insurance company
of this city is to take over the busi
ness of the Northern Life Insurance
company of Chicago, have not yet been
finally closed, but it is understood
, B- J
L. M. MAGILL,
State's Attorney-Elect. Who Assumes
Office N't xt Month.
M. Schriver of this city. The appoint
that the matter has teen practically mont of Mr. Schriver has all along
settled, and that all that remains to I been understood to have been the con
be done is the formal taking over ofldition on which Mr. Schriver with
the policies and other assets. The! drew from the race for the republican
deal means a big enlargement of the I nominal ion at the primaries and gave
local company's scope and will be an I his support to Magiil, both at the pri
important event In the commercial life maries ' and in the campaign proper
of the city. It is expected that the Mr. Schiiver worked hard for Mngill
deal will be formally closed today. I and in fact it i.s certain that Magill
Hope Thompson and other represent-1 owes him a big political debt.
stives of the local company are in m He iWni ouu-er.
fIL! 11 A. j. I -
uicago ai:u uiey wem prepared io n.irinnr ,hP -pa milieu it hns he.i
bring the negotiations to a final de
hinted that while he will have the
title of assistant to Mr. Magill, Mr
Mrs. Harriett Cropper-Johnston Gives
Recital at Broadway Church.
Recital by Mrs. Harriett Cropper
Johnston at Broadway Presbyterian
church Sunday school room Tuesday
evening, Nov. 24, under the auspices
of the Young People's association.
Tickets CO cents.
Are Sent to Hospital.
Carl J. Martin was committed to the
WTatertown hospital for the insane yes
terday afternoon by Judge R. W. Olm
sted in the county court. Martin has
teen wandering about for some time,
A NEW LAUNDRY COMPANY
Parker Concern Capitalized at $5,000 1
Licensed to Incorporate.
Springfield, III, Nov. 14.--(Argus
Special.) The secretary of ftate to
day issued a license to incorporate to
the Parker Laundry company of Rock
Island, capital stock $5,0QO, and objsct
a general laundry bnsiness. The in
corporators are C. Herman Seidel, A.
Malcolm Parker, Lydia J. Parker.
TRUE BILLS ARE RETURNED
Colonel Cooper, Robin Cooper and
Sheriff Sharp Indicted.
Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 14. -The
grand jury of Davidson county yester
day returned a true bill against Col
onel Duncan B. Cooper, his son, Robin
J. Cooper, and John D. Sharp, charg
ing them with the murder of former
Senator Edward W. Carmack, who
was shot and killed in this city Mon
day night last on account of editorials
HARRY M. SCHRIVER,
Appointed Assistant State's Attorney,
anil Expected to Per form Main
Initios of Office of State's
; " r Schriver is to be the real state's at
wiif lilt iitr aJUL.t'i oi nuiLU xvii. vai'
mack was editor-in-chIef
Order that Suit or O'Coat on or Before the 18th
PAY US $25 OR MORE
COME OUT TO FIGHT
Actively Contest for Ter
minus of R. I. S.
GALESBURG THE CITY'S RIVAL
Dixon, .Rock Falls & Southwestern
Ready to File Trust Deed Fran
chise at Tampico.
Ludwig Becker Recital. Lmdwig
Becker the second concert meister of
Thomas' orchestra, Caicago will give
a violin recital at the First Congrega
tional church, Moline, Monday even
ng. Miss Effie Johnson of this city
will act as his accompanist and Mfs
F.dla Lund will sing several numbers
L. Hubbard, the noted critic, says
of Mr. Becker: "He fairly sang the
melodies and in the technical show
portions he employed the facility, the
surety, the precision and the ligru
ness that they demand for full r.nd
effective rendition." The program in
full is as .follows:
Sonata. Op. 13 Grieg Monmouth Business Men Decide
Lento doloroso. Poco Allegro.
Mr. Becker, Miss Johnson.
a) "Oh, Had I Jubal's Lyre."
(b) "Songs My Mother Taught Me
(c) "Wildt, Wildt Suser Blaesten
('"Dyvekt's Sange ) Heise
d) "How Much I Love You
Mrs. Lund. ......
Adagio and 1st movement from D
minor Concerto Wieniawski I Monmouth business men have at last
Mr. Becker. Icome out of the bush and will make an
Cavatine. "Queen of Sheba". .Gounod I opem fight for the southern terminus
Mrs. Lund. I of the Rock Island Southern. Here-
(a) Romanze Wilhelmjltofore they have been making a quiet
(b) Serenade Drdlal fight, hoping to get and keep the up-
tc) Nocturne Chopin Iper hand of Galesburg, which is an
(d) Mazurka .' Zarcika open rival for the upper end of the in
Mr. Becker. terurban to this city. It seems, how
ever, that some doubt has arisen as to
Donaway-Sebring. Clarence L. whether Monmouth will be favored,
Donaway of Sears and Miss Clare and so the commercial interests of the
ebring of Gladstone. 111., were mar- city have determined to make an ac-
ned Vednesday evening at the home tive fight from this time on. Since
of the groom's brother at 1423 Sixth construction of the line has been pro-
avenue, Rev. Marion.. Humphreys offi- gressing at such a rapid rate there
elating. They will make Uieir home has been a marked increase in the in
i. . j . . i . i . .i . . . j. .
ifiesi siiowu iy Aieuu, lvioumouin aim
Galesburg in the project
W. C. T. U.- Meeting. The To File TniHt Deed,
Womans Christian Temperance union a trust deed for $1,000,000 by the
via meet Tuesday,., artainoon at J Dixon, Rock Falls & Southwestern
ciock at me home, ot Airs. w. b. Railway company. "wiir be 'filed next
viarquis, izfi Twenty-third street. The ,veek at Morrison. Princeton. Dixon
Oavenport, Moline and Milan unions jnd Gcneseo, the county seats through
'lave been Invited to" be present and WRich the electric road will run when
Mrs. Rose Simonson of Port Byron, completed. This trust deed provides
resident or the county union, win be for the iSSUe of bonds to the amount of
iresent and tell of the state conven- ti-non nr miio ns tho road is mm.
ion, which was held it Mount Ver- pleted but not to exceed $n,coo per
mile will be issued at present, $4,000
ner mile will be issued for the electrl
Foresters' Card Party. The rn, pm,inmpnt f the ron(1 and for
vomans i:amonc uraer ot roresiers. electrical rolling stock
IS THEATER BUILD IUQ.
by Bouie persons I know, including my-
tlie business envelopes used. On this
card is printed an epitome of the
town's attractions, the main points be
ing brought out boldly. A half tone
picture of the business center, If. It
lends itself well to illustration, is a
good feature. Yon can use both sides
of the card for matter booming your
town. Put one or two of these cards
in every letter you write. You will be
surprised to learn how many Inquiries
you will receive in a short time. I
Consider this a fine way to keep a
town before the people outs'.de. If
every cltizt-n would do likewise the
card advertisement would be a great
thing for the town."
All the available space not needed
for play should be put Into school gar
dens, and if the school grounds prove
of insufficient extent an effort should
be made to obtain the use of a vacant
lot nearby. Each child should have
a plot for its own and should be pro-
JEROME SAYS HITCHCOCK -
CANNOT BE CONVICTED
Bonds and Indictments Against the
Actor Who Was Tried Twice Dis
missed by District Attorney.
New York, Nov. 14. On a motion
made by District Attorney Jerome be
fore Judge Ciain in the court of gen
eral sessions yesterday the bail bonds
and" remaining indictments ' against
Raymond Hitchcock, the actor, were
dismissed and Hitchcock's bail of $7,
000 was released. Mr. Jerome de
clared he did not believe that it was
possible for him to secure the convic
tion of Hitchcock with the evidence
available, especially in view of the na
ture of it, and therefore he asked for
the release of Hitchcock on his own
recognizance. This move by Mr.
Jerome shortly will be followed by a
motion to quasft the indictments.
Hitchcock was tried twice for ad
duction as a result of stories told by
several little girls to the Gerry so-
tected in such ownership. Not only ciety. The first was a mistrial. The
must the children be taught to care 1 second trial resulted in a verdict of
it 429 Seventh street,.
it. Margaret's court, 430. will give a
ard and dancing paHy Thursday
evening at K. C. hall. Prizes will be
iven to the ladies and ger.tlemen and
refreshments will be served.
RIVER SEASON IS
FINALLY AT END
More ties arrived this week for the
road, but as yet none of the rails have
put in an appearance.
The company has been voted a 35
year franchise by the village of Tam
WHAT ONE TOWN DID.
Found at Last!
A Relief for Blue Monday.
LAFRANCE LAUNDRY TAB
LETS. FilJ the long felt want. Have
you tried them, if not; why not?
Reasons Why you should try
them: They are different from
others;! they work while you
sleep: they ' preserve your fine
' clothes; they save your strength;
absolutely harmless; cuts time
Be sure to ask your grocer to
get them. No matter wbat you
tried before, try these. Lf you
are from Missouri they will
show . you. ; Follow directions
carefully. ' ' ."
FOR SALE BY
J. T. Shields, 2530 5th ave..
Lange & Heitmann, 270C 7th ave.
Chas. Holmgren, 2951 5th ave.
Apple Bros., 723 3d ave.
Larson & Larson, 1444 7th ave.
Clement & Diedrich, 32G 20th st.
Siemon & Davis, South. Rock
. Island. ' -
A. N. Carlson, 4519 5th ave
BAKER & YOUNG,
' 2602 Fifth Avenue.
torney, and that the main duties of
the office will devolve on him. Of
course Mr. Magill's name will appea
in all official matters, but the under-
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Mr. Sharp with : " "B . v
Mr. Schriver has aspired to the of
fice of state's attorney for some time.
He wa3 a candidate for the nomina
tion four years ago but was defeated.
Steamer Helen Blair Will Be Put in
Harbor on Its Return from Bur
' lington in Morning.
Mr. Sharp, the other defendant, is
former sheriff of Davidson county and
former member of the legislature. The
being an accessory before the fact
Colonel Cooper and Mr. Sharp are
confined in the Davidson county jail
where they have been visited by many
...... . ' , . I He was formerly chairman of the re-
numiucu uuuug i lie: buvvi uuci 1 1
mains at- the , hospital, where - his
wound, which is not of a serious char
acter, is being treated.
publican city committee.
VICTIMS OF LABOR SWINDLE
fSocietv news, written or telenhonpd
Twenty-five Italians Charaed $6.90 1 to the socioty editor of The Arsus. will
Farh fop Fair Jnhc - I "e Riaaiy recuveu ana puonsnea. nui
cacn Tor 1-aKe JODS. I, ruhnr - tht l.ipntitv of hn wnilor
Sterling. 111., Nov. 14. Twenty-five must be made known, to insure relia-
anerv Italians; walked from Onlt fim biiity. Written notices must bear sig-
, , ' (nature ana audress.j
nines wesi oi nere, io mis city yester
day, claiming that a labor agent of Will Give Play. The Christian En-
Chtcago had secured jobs for them atldeavor society of Aiken street chapel
Gait. In addition to car fare of $2.30. i will trive a nlav. "The Fickle Fortune
the fake agent had charged them $0.90
to get them the jobs that were not.
The men had money enough to get
back to Chicago and are searching for
the swindler. .
F DmkemieM, Opiam,
Must Vacate Building for Landlord by
Everything In the shoe line In our
store will be sold at a sacrifice, nothing
to be held back, every pair of men's,
ladies', misses, boys' and children's
shoes and slippers must be sold, as we
must vacate the building. It will he a
money saving chance for you. Come
and see, and convince yourself that
the' prices have been greatly cut. We
are going to quit the shoe business.
?S . . GEORGE F. SCHMALE.
v ' ' 1605 Second Avenue.
Piles Cured In 6 to 14 Days.
Pazo Ointment Is guaranteed - to
cure any case of itching, blind, bleed
ing or protruding piles in 6 to 14 days
or money refunded. 50c.
of Aunt Jerushia," at the chapel Tues
day evening. Aunt Jerushia, a lonely
old maid, becomes the heiress of a
large fortune. She has repeatedly
asked her brothers to allow one of
their daughters to come and live with
her, but is refused the request until
they hear of her inheritance, when
each one sends his daughter just
when Aunt Jerushia decides to adopt
an orphan boy, "Billy." When for
"nine fails and the nieces leave, Billy,
alone, stands by her. The cast of
characters is as follows:
An old maid .Miss B. Ostrom
The bookworm Emma Bollman
Southern school girl. . ..Roselin Miller
The girl from way out yonder in
Idaho Margaret" Flack
"Fluffy Ruffles' " ward, who gets the
The river season here will close to
morrow with the return of the Helen
Blair from Burlington. The boat start
ed yesterday afternoon on Uie. last trip
of the year and is due to return tomor
row morning. It will then he put into
winter quarters probably at the gov
ernment harbor north of Suburban is
land. The other Carnival City packets
How Billerica, Mass., Was Transformed
Into a Plato of Beauty.
Until recent years Billerica, Mass.,
was just like any. other ordinary com
muuity iu the woolen manufacturing
district. The transformation of Bil
lerica' began with the erection of a
memorial hall, with grounds, by the
family of Governor Thomas Talbot.
Attractively designed houses for ten
ants were erected by Frederic S. Clark,
treasurer of the Talbot mills, who also
aided the village in obtaining a brick
schoolhousc, which was placed front-
lug the Talbot mills oval, a reserva
tion set apart for the public by the
company. This company aided the
for their own, but they must learn to
respect and protect the rights of oth
ers. So general has become the Inter
est in school gardens that it Is now
possible in many states to get teachers
trained in the work. Children should
not lie deprived of playtime, but every
encouragement should be lent to carry
some of the work ou In the home gar
den and there or at the schoolyard do
certain garden work on Saturdays.
Blast Kills Three, Injures Four.
Norton, Va.f Nov. 14. Three men
were killed outright, two here fatally
injured rnd two others were seriously
hurt in an explosion at a sawmill plant
In Wise county yesterday.
acquittal for the actor.
WILFLEY WINS LIBEL SUIT
Shanghai Editor Who Slandered
Judge Gets Two Months in Jail.
Shanghai, Nov. 14. The criminal
libel suit brought against Mr. O'Shea.
editor of the China Gazette, by Judge
Wilfley of the United States extra
territorial court here, was decided yes
terday in favor oi the plaintiff. .,' Mr.
O'Shea was sentenced to two months
imprisonment. The trial began four
days agv before the British court of
Shanghai. The proceedings were tak
en by the British authorities at the
request of Judge Wilfley.
( v- 1 ' v-' iuviiiu. ivn. uvTTfta vrimi ... . . . . . , , ,
the river will be taken out of 4he trade ,,, ... . . . ' . . ,
at the same time and put up for re
pairs during the winter. The season
just past has been a banner one In
library, a dining hall and. a pension
system for Its workers.
With the advent in Billerica of War
ren II. Manning, head of the outdoor
the steamboat business In spite of art department qt tbe Amer,ean Civic
. .V, ""so uu.u.s uii association, as. a summer resident in
few months the boats have all been
1900, a campaign was begun for vll-
able to operate, thanks to the efficient iage improvement. Mr. Manning, who
work of the government in 4eePening
the channel and in throwingvJn wing
dams to control the direction of the
currents. The Diamond Jo boats did
the best business they have done in
many years and the- excursion busi
Is a citizen of Boston, formed a so
ciety which now is in the front rank
of Improvement societies In what It
has accomplished In seven years.
From house to house of the workers
In the Talbot mills a belt of lilac bush
In Quick Baking
Call and Examine
Allen, Mvers & Company
Opposite Harper Hcwse.
ness was immense. The river traffiic es stretches, separating front lawns
grew greatly during the year and next from back yards and gardens. The
year is expected to be even better planting along the houses and In wln-
than this year. dow boxes is done by the tenants.
.The . prizes offered by, the Billerica
Improvement society to all citizens
ore being duplicated by the. Talbot
ml lla to their workers, with the result !
AT THE MODERN TEA COMPANY
Special .for Saturday Evening,
Eleven pounds of granulated sugar that there is not a household not af-
for 50 cents, with every' purchase ofl fected by the rivalry for a more beau-
25 cents or over.
MODERN TEA COMPANY,
1C25 Third Avenue.
Coon lunch Saturday night at Weln
berger's place, 700 Seventh street.
i Rabbit lunch Saturday night at Al
Gregg's place, 1521 Second avenue,
In 1903 the beds In Talbot oval were
planted with shrubs and herbs in com
mon cultivation and native plants, the
vines being trained around the electric
The Card Advertisement.
' "One excellent way to keen a town's
Onnsp lunch at the Diamond nnlnnn I ,i..
"Tllllv" Tmhorfv'o hnv T 9wrrnvo f.,rl,1 7 1 : " I ucwic
,, .-.w.vw - Saturday mght. outside world" remarked a citizen of a
HnM iinin,,,. ewi,ki. Q v,., ' Clam cnowder tonight at " Deisen-1 thriving western town, "H the use of
Hold Unique Sociable. The Ttoung rnth.Q 1s;ft1 VmirtK avor,a T
Peoples Social league of the Central 1 ; I x. L '
Presbyterian church was royally en- Chapped hands are quickly cured by I r,-"
tertained last evening at the home of applying Chamberlain's. Salve. Price, t Sn
Miss Blanche Ramskill on Eleventh 25 cents. For sale by all aruggisCs. j CilSS-SSSllpSfl
The Weather Man Promises Three
Months of Winter Pull for
We are the Leaders in Furs and Gloves
LOOK FOR THE BEAR.
1619 Second Avenue.