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ffHE ARGUS, SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 13, 1909.
NEWS OF THE NEIGIB0RS
Sand Sheds Burn. The sand sheds
belonging to the Milwaukee road at
Front and Gaines streets, were dis
covered to be on fire yesterday room
ing and being light frame structures,
were quickly consumed by the flame.1.
The loss will amount to several hun
dred dollars. The origin of the fire is
unknown for a certainty. The general
theory 13 that the buildings took fire
from a stove kept therein for the pur
pose of drying the sand.
Korn Heads Bakers. William H.
Korn, he of Pretzel alley fame, has re-
By Change to Postum.
"We have given Postum over a
year's trial," writes a Wisconsin lady,
"and our only jegret is that we did not
try it before. Previously we used cof
fee twice a day and were very fond
"My husband had been subject to
severe attacks of sick headache for
years and at such times could not en
dure the sight or smell of coffee. This
led me to suspect that coffee was the
cause of his trouble.
"I was also troubled very much with
acidity of the stomach and heart palpi
tation after meals. I had been doctor
ing for this but had not suspected
that coffee was the cause.
"Finally we purchased some Postum
and it did for me what the. medicine
had failed to do. The first day we
used Postum I noticed less of my own
trouble, the second day was entirely
free from it and have never been
"My husband has been entirely free
from attacks of sick headache since
he quit coffee and began to use Pos
tum. "I have heard people say that did
not like the flavor of Postum, yet I
have served it to them without detec
tion, because it has the color and
snappy coffee taste, similar to mild
high-grade Java. This shows they had
not made it right. When made ac
ceding to directions on package, it is
delicious as coffee and besides it is
Name given by Postum company,
Battle Creek, Mich. Read "The Road
to Wellville," in packages. "There's a
Ever read the above letter? A nei
one appears from time to time. They
are genuine, true, and full of human
turned from Waterloo where
tended the annual meeting
Master Bakers of Iowa. There were
three important features of , the meeting,-two
of which have a local bear
ing. These are the election of Mr.
Korn as president of the state associa
tion, the selection of Dubuque as the
next meeting place and the big hit
scored by the Pretzel alley stunts
pulled off at the convention.
he at--little 8-iaonths-oldf daughter, Ariola, to
of the 'the home of Mrs. O'Haver's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. John Duncan, Saturday,
from where the funeral services were
held. Interment being made in the
Reynolds cemetery. The little girl's
death occurred Friday evening at 7:30
o'clock, after suffering from bronchitis
for a short time.
To Enlarge Factory. The Ideal
Lighting company has leased the en
tire building it now occupies and it
will be remodeled and occupied by tha
company this spring. The change will
give the company a ground floor offle,
and a ground floor display room. Back
of these on the main floor, and in the
basement and on the other floors, it
will have about 18,000 feet of floor
Obituary Record. Mrs. Anna Storch
who had been ailing two years, died
yesterday at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. Herman Schloemer, 1348
West Pleasant street. She was the
widow of the late Jacob Storch, whose
death occurred In 1907. Mrs. Storch
was aged 67 years. She was born in
Germany, and came to this country
27 years ago, settling in Davenport,
this city having been her place of res
idence. Six children survive.
Mrs. Mary Belle Anderson died at
her home in Buffalo township, rural
route No. 6, yesterday at the age of 06
years. Her death was the result of
short illness of pneumonia. Mrs. An
derson was born and raised in Scott
Mathew Randall died . yesterday
morning in the Scott county hospital,
after an illness of 10 days. Mr. Ran
dall was 58 years of age, but not much
else is known about him.
; MO LINE
Who the Mound Builders Were.
Who were the mound builders of
North America? The Rev. Dr. Bryce
of Winnipeg has examined a large
number ' of these Interesting struc
tures aiid is of the opinion that they
were Jmilt.by the Toltecs and mark
the course of the Toltec Immigration
from, the south along the Mississippi
and Ohio to the great lakes and the
St. Lawrence, along the Missouri and
along the Mississippi proper to the
Rainy and Red rivers. This would
make the earliest mound date from
about 1100 A. D. Boston Herald.
His Strong Point.
"It Is true," said at friend, "that you
have amassed a great fortune. But
"Never mind the grammar," said
Mr. Dustin Stax. "This is an era of
Specializations. I may be weak In
Rome branches, but I'm an authority
on the possessive case." Washington
We have a large stock of sec
ond hand school books, which
will save you money, and we
take your old books. Have you
tried our 50-cent fountain pens?
COME TO US FOR YOUR
Gech H. Kingsbury
Corner Third Avenue and Eigh
William Burns, who has been a dele
gate at the U. M. W. convention for
local union No. 1104 of Sherrard three
weeks, returned home Monday.
Miss Lizzie Davison went to Milan
for a two week's visit last Thursday.
C. A. Samuelson was in Erie last
Victor Swanson, clerk in Johnson's
store, received a telegram Saturday
announcing the death of his mother in
Wisconsin. He left on the noon train
to attend the funeral. His sister of
Moline accompanied him. , ; -Mrs.
Allely returned home Saturday
after a day's visit with her, daughter,
Mrs. Albert Lindqulst, at Rock Island.
Joe Roberts; who has been visiting
with his sister. Mrs. Allen Roberts,
left for Ludlow ; Falls. Ohio, Wednes
day. '.: j!
Biram Essex, vice president qf. the
eighth, sub-district of the United Mine
Workers' has been on business for
three weeks in other parts of the dis
trict. The home talent company went to
Orion Monday to play that evening,
but on account of the bad roads and
weather they only had a $20 house.
George Greenwood of Woodhull vis
ited with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. H. Greenwood, over Sunday.
The Swedish Lutherans will dedi:
cate their new church Sunday.
Mrs. E. J. Quaintance went to Orion
Friday to visit her sister, Mrs. Frank
Fullerton, for a few days.
Mrs. Charles Clark returned home
Monday evening after a visit in Rock
Island with relatives.
Miss Iva Higbee the primary teacher
is sick with the grip. Miss Eda In
gles is filling her place.
Government by Veto.
A veto, used in connection with pub
lic acts, is a euphemism for smother,
squelch, kill, etc. Owing to our elab
orate system of vetoes our country
may well be called the "veto country."
If a member of congress wishes a
bill passed, It may be vetoed by the
If the speaker wishes It passed, It
may be vetoed by a committee.
If the committee wishes it passed, it
may be vetoed by the house.
If the bouse wishes it passed, it may
be vetoed by the senate. ' - ' '
If the senate wishes It passed, it
may be Vetoed by the president.
If the president wishes it passed, it
may be vetoed by the supreme court.
If the supreme court wishes it
passed, it may be ignored and, thus
vetond by any executive officer into
whose bands it may fall. . '
If a bill succeeds in getting through
all these safely. It is a good bet that
It is something the people do not want.
Ellis O. Jones in Life.
Go Ahead With Church. The Sec
ond Congregational church has organ
ized a new board of trustees, and tho
board has elected . David Holmgren
president and John Geisberger secre
tary. The secretary was directed lo
instruct the architect to go ahead with
the plans for the church, the sketches
shown having met the approval of all
concerned. Already more than $14.
000 of the $18,000 necessary for build
ing are in sight,, and the canvass :s
being steadily pressed.
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Club Has 310 Members. The execu
tive -board of the Woman's club mt
yesterday and transacted the usual
routine business, hearing leports and
passing on matters to be presented :o
the club today. The principal discus
sions were relative to the noon luncl
and rest rooms. Mrs. Frank Dufva re
ported a paid up membership of 310
The treasurer reported a balance rf
$413.73 in the treasury. Applications
for membership were received from
the following: Mrs. T. B. Reidy, Rock
Island; Miss Emily G. Anderson, Rock
Island; Mrs. T. H. Dolly, Rock Island;
Mrs. J. A. Hurley, Moline.
Back from Convention. A. P. Peter
son, the city plumbing inspector, has
returned from the convention of t"f -2
American Society of Plumbing ani
Sanitary Engineers which held a three
day session at Omaha this week. Mr.
Peterson stated that Moline leads all
the cities of its- size in respect to a
modern plumbing code and in respect
to sanitary plumbing..
Wait Some Time for Water. The
electrical starter for the pumping sta-
tion in East Moline has arrived. It
will be unloaded in a day or two and
installed. The motor has not arrived,
Word was received from the A1H3
Chalmers company of Milwaukee to
the effect that it would be some time
before the motor could be delivered.
The cause for this delay is not ex
plained. The entire equipment was
purchased last fall at a total outlay 01
$1,075 from the Milwaukee concern.
The residents of East Moline will have
to wait some time before they enjoy
city water and fire protection. Piping
to the pumping station from the reser
voir has been completed, but the pip
ing from the well to the reservoir 's
only partly laid.
Obituary . Record. Myrtle Marie
Nelp, the 8-months-old daughter of
Mrs. Bertha Nelp, 1220 Seventh ave
nue, died yesterday after an illness of
two days' duration; with pneumonia.
Sylvester Robert Snuda, tne C-weeks-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. M.
Shuda. 1S0G Seventeenth slreet, died
yesterday after 'a short illness with
pneumonia.. .;.. .
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Lucas . Fitch, a former resident of
Zuma, died at-his home in Seattle,
Wash., Wednesday morning, Feb. 3, of
Mr. C. Marsh, of Keystone, Ind., writes, "I highly recommend your
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Mr, L. C. Byrne, of Oak Harbor, Wash., writes, "I know that your
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cancer of the stomach. The remains ;
will be brought to Hampton for in
Revival meetings are in progress at
Rose Hill. - Evangelist Broom of Gen
eseo is assisting Rev. Mr. Keer and is
doing good work. i -
Theodore Frels was called to M
line, her daughter who is attending
school there, being ill. . '
The Zuma Aid society will meet
with Mrs. Lyman Daily in an all day
meeting Thursday, Feb. 18.
N The Zuma W. C. T. U and the Jos
lin W. C. T. IT. will hold an all day
Frances Willard memorial meeting at
Zuma Methodist church Tuesday, Feb.
1C, commencing at 11 o'clock. Mrs.
Rose Simonson, county president, will
be! present and speak. An invitation
has been given to Evangelist Broom,
Rev. Mr. Keer and Rev. Mr. Morton,
who will speak during the day. A gen
eral invitation is given to all who wish
to come and bring their dinner, spend
the day and help to make the meeting
one long to be remembered. '
Albert McMurphy cf Omaha Charles
Luce of Broken Bow and George Mc
Murphy of Hillsdale were guests of
D. W. Murama and family last Sun
day. Charles Luce of Broken Bow, Neb.,
is spending a few days with his aunt,
Mrs. E. M. McMurphy.
Monday evening at Rose Hill church
during the service Theodqre Frels.
horses broke loose and started for
home, breaking his carriage to pieces.
The Zmna Aid society met with
Mrs. Nettie Wake. A fine dinner was
served, after which a business meet
ing was hold. The election of officers
for the ensuing year as follows:
President, Mrs. Nettie Wake;, vice
president, Mrs. Clara Shafer; secre-
Is the best strip. No friction.
All work installed by expert me
chanics. Ask to see it,
W. GEORGE HEIDER,
Phone east 1012-K. Moline.
tary,' Mrs. Minnie Wainwright; treas
urer, Mrs. Charles Walthers; corre
sponding secretary, Mrs. D. W. Mum
ma; organist, Mrs. Katharine Mead.
Charles Walthers and daughter. Lil
lit. were entertained at a birthdav
dinner by .Mrs. Edgar Walthers and
Mrs. Bert Shafer last Sunday.
All the news all tne time The Argus.
Mrs. Thomas Noble and children cf
Pine Bluff spent Tuesday at the home
of Mrs. John Morse.
Miss Carrie Freyennuth visited
from Wednesday till Saturday with
her brother Fred Freyermuth and wife
of Pine Bluff. '
Mrs. Carrie Beverlin of Joy, 111
spent a few days the last part of last
week at the home of her brother,
Thomas Noble and family.
Ramie Bowser, the tax collector for
Drury township, will be at Illinois
City Friday Instead of Wednesday as
stated before. .
The closing out sale of Charles
France Thursday was well attended.
Everything sold -for a high price.
Miss Emma Anderson's school clos
ed Wednesday for a short vacation. .
William Pietsch is suffering from
an attack 'of measles.
Miss Eleanor -L. Kleist returned?
home Saturday evening from a three
week's visit with friend 3 at Mars ton
and Reynolds, 111.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fox of West Lib
erty, Iowa, arrived Saturday for a few
day's visit with the latter parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Zollner. j
The B. Y. P. TJ. met fiunday evening
at the Baptist church. The meeting'
was led by Miss Eleanor L. Kleist,
the topic being "Newest Missionary
Movements and Methods." The next
meeting will be held Feb. 14. The
leaders will be Emma Anderson and
Arch Foster. The topic will be "Our
Young People's Society Comrades the.
World Over." ..'- -
The Pine Bluff M. E. Ladles' Aid so
ciety will serve their next luncheon at
DmkcDBtM, Op'm tQe home of Mrs. J. L. Warman Wed-
tntM ul nesday, Feb. 17.
tberDnxUsiEb ' . Mr. and Mrs. nilie Volloo i ho
lb Tokirra Hahii v .
. v "j v.:rr nipy iareuis 01 a new son Dorn
V s- Thursday. Feb. 4
THE KEEUEY Mr. and Mrs. Frank O'Haver of near
INSTITUTE. West Liberty, former residents of this
BoifM, III vicinity brought the remains of their ,
that the intelligent use of
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