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THE ARGUS, SATURDAY. APRIi: 3, 1909.
TAX BOOKS ARE
' UhlllU- lib I Wlllll-W
A Number of the Townships
nave Already ueen Kepori
ed to the Treasurer.
BIG ONES. ARE NOT IN YET
Collectors ju City Districts Are Slow
er iu Making UeMrts About
$15,000 Turned Over.
The. lax collectors of the different
townships are returning their books to
the county treasurer and already about
Jla.OOOTias been turned over of th
amount levied for county purposes and
about $10,000 for the state. The larger
townships, Rock Island and Molim;,
and South Rock Island and South Mo
line, have not yet been reported by
the collectors, and of course these
townships bear the big burden of the
J-'lKiiren From llookn.
The following are the figures fro.n
tile books so far turned in at the
, Edgington W. J. Kranz, collector.
Collected J12.4Sfi.5C; delinquent
5425.0y; commissions $2 19.7:.
t Black Hawk William Goldsmith.
-collector. Collected $9,230.47; delin
queftt Jl.il lS.CtT; commissions $184.00.
". 2iuma J. .1. Nicholson, collector
Collected J3.170.SS; delinquent, J30.13;
Buffalo Prairie Guy E. Tylor, collee
tor. ' Collected $9,824.93; delintpient
$234.19; commissions $19U.49.
Drury RannJe Browser, collector.
Collected J 1J.7CG.5S;' delinquent $3
923.77; commissions $273.33.
Bowling 'James Cook, collector,
Collected $8,003.97; delinquent $153.99;
Port Byron L. W. David, collector
Collected JG.11S.77; deliuqueht $74.29;
Cordova John F. Reynolds, collec
tor. Collected $G.3ri0.03; delinquent
$1,533.44; commission $127.
Andalusia Theodore Simmons, col
lector. Collected $2,S95.55; delinquent
$438.98; commission $57. S9.
"' Canoe Creek W. W. Donahoo, col
lector. Collected $4,379.05; delinquen
$203.71; commission $87.58.
" Rural J.: W. Beck, collector. Col
lected $10,235.23; delinquent, $12S.37
- Coal Valley Robert Patterson, col
lector." Collected $4,712.75; delinquent
-$153.23; commission J94.2G.
Hampton Grant Griffin, collector
Collected $18.G28.4G; delinquent. $1.-
573.24; corflnirsslon $372.88.
CHAT OF THE CAMPAIGN
.- At least two more meetings are to
be held before the close of the cam
paign. George W. McCaskrin Is to ad
dress one at the Illinois theater to
night in furtherance of his independent
candidacy for mayor, while the repub
licans have arranged one at the III i-1
nois next Monday night, when Hon.
William Jackson, Henry Carse, candi
date for mayor, and others will speak.
Re-elect John Holzhammer alder
man from the First ward and continue
the services of a Capable alderm:iu,
who has never failed the people rf
C. J. Smith by his earnestness an J
his untiring industry on his'campaig.i
' for police magistrate has won the ad
miration of the people. He Is weM
qualified to serve them as police judg ;.
C. L. Speckhaft is a Second wa.d
property holder and a taxpayer. He
' takes an interest In the affairs of the
ward and is a public spirited citizen.
He will make the right, kind of an
Secure the services of a thoroughly
capable city attorney by electing Al
bert Huber to the office. The city will
be the gainer by so doing. ,
S. A. La Van way, the democratic
aldermanlc candidate in the Third
ward is a well known citizen, a tax
r payer and a successful business man.
He mar be relied upon to make an
Vote for Biswlnger for township
collector.- He is both deserving and
Jl. J. Frlck has earned the dlstinc
tlon of 'being known as the square
deal alderman from the Fourth ward
necause he has been square with
every interest In the ward regardless
of politics. He Is a heavy taxpayer,
and honest upright citizen and a man
who has been a resident of the central
ward of te city since the day he was
'born;, H iHs a'credlt to his immediate
constituents- and to the entire city,
' J. C.' Auld, popularly laiown all oyer
the city as Jack Auld, is an old rail
road man, who has been Incapacitated
by hard work and faithfulness to duty.
Despite his infirmities, nevertheless
" ias made a wonderful canvass for tlwy,-
omce or townsnip collector, tie is a
man who can always be relied upon to
do his duty. He is familiar with prop
erty values and will make a first class
assessor. ' .
.. .William Cochran is a native of the Fifth
ward", a young 'man who has grown ap
into creditable manhood through his
A VOTE FOR WAHLUND
IS A VOTE AGAINST
JUSTICE SHOP EVll
Oscar Wahlund, the young demo
crat who is a candidate for justice of
the piace, is making :i campaign thai
eems certain to lesult in his election
next week. Mr. Wahlund is a clean
joung politician, and has the qualifi
cations fur administering an even
more responsible office than that for
whith he is a candidate. Mr. W'ahlnnd
was formerly a resident of Minneso'.i,
and lie enjoys an acquaintance with
Governor John A. Johnson. . When the
governor of .Minnesota learned thit
his young friend was a candidate here,
he promptly wrote an open letter iu
which he gives Mr. Wahlund a lino
Mr. Wahlund is a son of Rev. 1.
Wahlund of Spring Lake, Minn., and
was born at .Trade Lake, Wis.. Feb.
14, 1SS7. He attended the public
schools at his home, and at Minnea
polis, and later entered the Gustavus
Adolphds college at St. Peter, Minn.
He did not remain in that institution,
but decided to become a student nt
Augustana in this city, and for 5 1,3
years ha studios at the local coUego,
leaving school in his junior year. Dur
ing the tima he was a student at the
college he resided in the Seventh ward
and when he later engaged iu news
paper work he removed to the Fourth
ward, and is now making his home at
73f Eighteenth street.
Mr. Wahlund has been an observer
of .'the justice shop syatei that pr i
vate here, .end .- arte viWug '. that ' ;nj
fruenccd him to-yield to the request
of his friends atid became a candid its
was a desire to do his part toward
eradicating this evil m Rock Island.
Rot k Island has in recent . years
been burdened with two justice
shops of the object iona'd? type, one
conducted by G. A. Johnson and the
other by Phil Wells. The former
who has been justice of the peaee since
his retirement as police magistrate.
was eliminated iu the vpub':cnn pri
maries, where he was a candidate for
he nomination for pclie.j nmgislrnto
The latter is cm the republican ticket
far reelection, and it is new up to ihe
voters to support such men as M,
Wahlund if they wish to bring about
much needed reform. Tiie demo-
rats also have three other worthy
candidates for justice of the peace
John McShane, Stephen S' ruler and
own innmtrv ond his sense or honor
ind honesty, ifw is liow a properly
holder in his ward and such a man as
the people are proud to honor. He de
serves the bc.-t his friends can do foi
James DnvL; and Joseph Grotegfit
both well known and highly respected
citizens, are the daniocratic nominees
for assistant supervisors. Give them
your vole and they will return for you
value received in their public services
P. F. Meenan. tho democratic alder
manic candidate iu tho Sixth ward, is
a representative of one of the best
known and most highly respected fan
ilies in the ward. He is not a four
flusher, just a plain hard working citi
zen who may be trusted to do his duty
faithfully and fearlessly at every stage
of the road. He will make an alder
man of whom the ward will be proud
For just ices of the peace, the dem
crats present Oscar, Wahlund, John Mc-
Shane, Stephen Stader and William
Eaton, all men who will discharge
their duties with an eye single to th
responsible duties reposed upon th
offices they occupy. Elect them and
break Into the justice shop system that
has been a farce in Rock Island for
Vote one way or the other on th
$1,000 license proposition, and settle it
" Mike Mintz, Henry Heuck, Henry
Eronel'and George Christianson will
make the right kind of constables.
I have Just completed a 20 year
health sentence, imposed by Buck
len's Arnica Salve, which cored me of
bleeding piles JusC 20 years ago
writes O. S. Woolever, of LeRaysvBJe
in. iv iucKien s Arnica saive nean
the worst sores, boils burns, wounds
and cuts in the shortest time. 2.5c
at all druggists,
MANY CITIES VOTE
Elections Next Tuesday in More
THE ISSUES VARY .WIDELY
General Disposition Is to Drop Liquor
Question, Which Was Para
mount Veur. A$o. -
Municipal campaigns are nearing ai
end. in many cities of Illinois, and the
elections next Tuesday will be the
cvlininatiju of many hot contests.
Fewer places than usual have the 11
quor, problem as an issue .the ballots
of a year ago having decided the pol
icy in ,a majority of cases for another
year at, least: In some cities, however,
the old light of "dry" and "wet." is on
in the selection of officials pledged o
ttiict enforcement of t lie prohibitory
Political lines are closely drawn In.
most contests, although in some inde
pendent candidates arc in the field.
. Women ara showing unusual inter
est in the local fights, in which they
seldom have interfered heretofore ex
cept when license was the issue
One of the most bitter
campaigns in the history of Peoria.
will end Tuesday, when the city will
elect, a mayor, eight aldermen and
ther city officials. Edward Woodruff,
former republican, is opposing Thomas
'Conner, incumbent, democrat, for
mayor, and peculiar conditions .1?
eloped when the platforms of the two
candidates proved almost identical in
matters pertaining to a reform admin
istratiun. Woodruff's former aduiin'.s
rr.tic i' was . wil? l iio'i i . . ut he
piomises to keep the lid on the city
f elected again. .
Millionaire Iu Field.
In Freeport the two candidates for
mayor are W. T. Rawleigh, republican
millionaire, and ljouis Bauscher, demo
rat, florist and gardener. Bausch-ir
has been an alderman six years an
lawlcigh also formerly served in the
ity council. Although the city
normally democratic by a couple
hundred, the fight being made by Raw
leigh for a business administration
ill probably wipe out the majority
Both sides are claiming victory.
Six men want to be .mayor of Fast
St. Louis, and three full tickets are iu
the field. The utter disregard for lav
and older' is the cause given. M. M.
Stephens, eight times mayor, and Sila,-,
Cook, three times mayor, are the lea !
factors. Charles Lambert, E. S
Wright. M. J. Walsh and N. V. Wright
also are seeking the' honors. V. alsli
has elided the support of the wonien -
many of whom
re nistri limine ' im
cards and buttons. Business 'is pracli-
ally suspended. Each candidate. U
holding ward meetings every nig'nt. j
here are 12,727 registered voters and
it is conceded .that 3,0;0 votes will
Warm Fight at (inlpHliursr.
At Galtsburg the Citizen Independ
ent ticket Is headed by Max J. Mac;;
prominent business man, having long
experience in the council. The peo
ple's party candidate Is George San
derson, a hotel clerk, and also for sev
rral. terms in the council. Roth tick-
ts are committed by their platforms
to economy, law enforcement and the
settlement of the gas and street ctr
questions. Sanderson's friends are
waging the fight along the line that lie
is a poor man and honest while Mack's
party is contending Mack is the more
With the liquor question settled for
Champaign and Urbana townships un
til next year, there is little interest in
the elections. The twin townships
were both voted dry last April, ant?
accordingly there could be no vote th'.s
year. In Scott township there will be
a vote on local option..
Among the other cities in the state
which have elections next Tuesday are
Quincy. Streator, Rockford, Clinton.
Lake Forest. Decatur and Havana.'
Local Conditions Sniumarlzetl.
Summarizing the conditions In Rock
Island this morning the Chicago Rec
Registration indicates a heavy
vote. Henry Carse, republican,
and G. W. McCaskrin, independent
are the opposing candidates for
mayor, the democrats having left
the head of the ticket vacant.
Carse claims he will receive the
normal republican vote, while Mc
Caskrin asserts he will have -the
support of the majority of demo
crats and of enough republicans to
The same paper says of Moline:
The city campaign is being
waged by C. G. Carlson, city clerk,
who Ms. republican nominee for
mayor, and Mayor Andrew Olson,
candidate of the people's- party for
re-election. Neither candidate has
outlined a platform further than
to stand -on his record as a city
- vSaloOn Notice.
Roast beef and swiebe kuchen Sat
urday night at Deisenroth's place.
Chicken lunch, at ; Al Gregg's lace
tonight, 1521 Second avenue. .
Gentle and Effective
A well known Manltdb'a editor
writes: "As an inside worker I find
Chamberlain's Stoihach . and Liver
Tablets Invaluable for the touches of
biliousness natural to sedentary life,
their action being gentle and effect
ive, 'clearing the digestive tract and
the head." Price, 25'cents. Samples
free. All druggists.
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DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES IN THE PENDING CAMPAIGN
u-r . .1...- j. . ;
C. J. SMITH,
s j-'tv '
CLAIM ADJOINS THE
BIG GOLD STRIKE
liocal Mill' Operators Anticipate Jlif
- Wccltli in Their Claims Near
Ixical investors in the Ormn Ore De
velopment company, wliieh has its
head offices in this city, dve watching
wltli considerable interest -t.h develop
ments in the big gold -strike near
Salone and Vicksburg, Arizona, which
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Aldi rraan First Ward. KW",
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HENRY J. FUICK,
Aidermim Fourth Want.
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Final Chance for Easter Clothes
If you want to
Day of the year,
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A LI. BERT HUBER,
P. P. -MEENAN,
liii-rmnn Sixth Ward.
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S. A. LA VAN WAY,
Atdcrtnai Third Ward.
it is-pfedicted will rival the Crippl;,
Crc-ek strike. The local company has
its claims in the same tenitory, and
within a mile of the big strike. Tho
company has developed its claims o
some extent, and is now planning to
extend its operations and prepare !o
ship the ore. The officers, of the com
pany are Victor E. Setttrd:il:l, Vicks
burg, Ariz., president; Dr. Prank Au
di een, Orion, vice president; A. Ij. Ar
1 liens, Cambridge, .treasurer; P. N.
Setterdahl, Rock Island, secretary.
The regular annual meeting of the
stockholders of the Rock Island Sav
ings bank for the election of nine di
rectors for one year will be held at
the office of said bank, in Rock Island,
Monday, April 12,. l'vMi:i. roils will be
open at 10 a. 111. and closed at 12 noon
of said day.
P. GREEN A WALT, CashieT.
Rock Island, April 5, 1000.
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ORDER BEFORE APRIL 6.
be properly dressed on the Fashion
call and select your suit this week.
I. r. UlinoiS'. Theater Bmldingv-v
C. U SPECKHART,
Alderman Second . Ward.
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Alderman Fifth Ward.
Piflhtins Admiral Secured ty Tri-City
Press, t lul) Cannot Come at
; Tinu? I-Txported.
The entertainment , committee of
the -Trl-CHy Press Club has received
a telegram from the management.of
the lecture tour of Admiral Bob Ev
ans", 'stating that' in view of the fact
that the admiral has decided to re-
j main on the Pacific coast indefinitely
. if-will be necessary to cancel the en
gagement under the club's auspices
in the Tri-Ci'ues. May 1 4. The club
hopes, however Jto secure Admiral
Evans-foca later date.
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Special Services Are.to Be Held
- in Churches in Commem
oration of Day.
TO CONFIRM A CLASS
Exercises for Grace Lutheran . Young
. lVople Musical Programs
Are to Ite Given.
Tomorrow iu the church calendar is ,
Palm Sunday, the day eommemarating
the triumphal entry of Christ into
Jerusalem amid the ;waving of palm
branches, the joyous day at the begin
cing of holy week, the agony on the
cross good Friday, and the blessed
resurrection morn Easter Sunday. The
day is observed in the Catholic Church
es with the blessing of the "palms, in
the Episcopal church palm branches
are distributed,' and in the Lutheran
churches special services are held.
At Grace Lutheran church tomorrow
morning the rite of confirmation will
be administered by Rev. I. O. Noth
stein to a class of 13 members, as
follow-s: Roger Peterson, Erdirte'Hu
ette, Leonard Huette, Agnes Morten
son, Edith Peterson, Bertha Pederson,
Gilbert Wennerstrom, Grace Burg,
Earl Sundine, Tillie Rosen berg, Louis
Brastrom, Elmer Hildebranflt, and Ma
bel Bollinger. At the evening service
the sacrament of the holy communion
will be administered, and special mu
sic will be a feature of both services.
church reception of new members will
be held and the Facrament of com
munion will be celebrated. . .
IlrotlirrlHMMl t'onduetn 1 SrrvUa. -The
Brotherhood of the First Meth
odist church will be in charge of the
services at that church tomorrow ev- "
ening at 7:20. Rev. W. G. Oglevee will
deliver art address on the subject,
"The Men's Movement." Mr. Oglevee
is especially interested in the work of
the men of the church and will have
a message of interest to men. A quar
tet composed of Mr. and Mrs. Homer
Hinkley and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Hawkes will sing and Mrs. A. E. Wil
liams will sing a solo.
l.rrturr at Trinity C'hurrli.
Rev. G. H. Sherwood at Trinity Epis
copal church tomorrow evening will
give the fourth of the series of lec
tures on the subject "Popular Objec
tions to the Episcopal Church on the
Grounds of Excluslveiiess.- y
At th ( bnreh of Today
The program' of services "'at the
Church of ' Today,' Dr. Hedley Hall,
pastor, at the Illinois theater tomorrow
is as follows:
Trio, "Spring Song" . .Mendelssohn
Mrs. Florence Freistat-Lee, violin;
Hugo Toll, cornet; Miss Olga
Selections from Inspired Books.....
Trio. "Minuet" Maneke
Baritone Solo, "Could I?" Tostl
Accompaniment, violin, cornet,
piano; Robert Lynch.
Solo, violin. "Serenade" Gounod
Mrs. Florence Freistat-Lee.
Address, "Know Thyself
Hedley Hall, B. D.
Postlude, March J. Selected
; - Trio.
Sprrial Meeting at Edicrnood.
Special evangelistic meetings will,
begin at Edgewood Baptist church one
week from tomorrow, April 11, and
will continue two weeks. Dr. L. F.
Lnmkin, a well known evangelist, will
have charge. ,
Ontral PreMbytrrinn C'knrch.
The sacrament b the Lord's supper
(Continued on I'age', Six.)
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