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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 1910.
o NEWS OF THE 'NEIGHBORS 1 I
.', Harrah Hearing Continued. The
preliminary bearing of Miss Mary Har
rah, charged by Mrs. Florence Evans
with securing a loan in the sum of
$2,070 on false representations, was
not held in Justice Daum's court yes
terday. On request of A. P. McGulrk,
attorney for Miss Harrah, and with
the consent of County Attorney Fred
Vollmer for the state and Louis Block,
attorney for Mrs. Evans, the hearing
was continued to next Saturday after
noon at 2 o'clock.
Run Over by Wagon; Leg Broken.
W. J. Bryant, while walking down
Main street had the misfortune to
Blip at the corner of Sixth and Main
streets and fall underneath a heavy
coal wagon which was passing the
crossing at that time and the heavy
wheels broke his left limb. The acci
dent ocurred in full view of several
persons and Mr. Bryant was picked
up as soon as possible and the ambu
Refuse to Care for Demented Man.
Whether or not Soott county is to pro
vide for Samuel Bloomer, who has
been adjudged insane at Clarlnda,
Iowa, or whether some other county
shall bear the expense of his mainte
nance, is the question which is agi
tating the board of supervisors. Bloom
er was adjudged insane by the insanity
commissioners of Pottawattamie coun
ty after a hearing and stated that his
residence was formerly Scott county.
When the commissioners of the coun
ty learned that he claimed this county
as his home, the clerk of the district
court of that county immediately wrote
here stating the circumstances. Coun
ty Auditor Collins has written back
stating that if Bloomer is a resident
of Scott county he would have to show
his credentials before the matter would
be taken up by the supervisors for fa
vorable action. "
Cannon Trial Feb. 14. The hearing
in the case of the state of Iowa vs. M.
V. Gannon, which was set for yestor-
day in Justice Roddewig's court, was
again deferred, and this time has been
set for Monday morning, Feb. 14, at 10
o'clock in the same court. The con
. tinuance was agreed upon by both the
attorney for the state. County Attor
ney Fred Vollmer, and Wiliam Cham
bsrlin for the defense. The grounds
on which the continuance was asked
and granted is Incompleteness of the
evidence which is to be submitted at
the preliminary. Mayor Scott, who is
at work upon the books for the Quinn
estate, has not yet reached a point in
the review where he is able to submit
- a report of the condition of the estate
and until this is ready there will prob
ably be no hearing
Close Call for Mrs. Harrison. Mrs.
W. H. Harrison, wife of the proprietor
of the Hotel Davenport, had a narrow
escape from death early Sunday morn
ing when the New Wavcrly hotel in
Hot Springs, at which she was a gue3t,
burned to the ground. Mrs. Harrison
luckily escaped uninjured, but did not
receive the warning In time to save
any of her effects, and she lost almost
everything she had with her. Miss
" Jennie Farrell of Galsburg, who was
with her, also escaped injury, but also
lost her belongings. W. H. Harrison,
her husband, has received several tel
egrams from his wife assuring him of
her safety. E. S. Johnson and his wife
of this city have also wired that they
were taking care of Mrs. Harrison at j
present and that she was their guest j
at the Arlington hotel. The loss which I
Mrs. Harrison sustained in the de- j
struction of her gowns and other ef
fects will amount to some $500.
-Obituary Record. Mrs, Mary Eliza
beth Allen died Sunday at the home
of her daughter. Mrs. Ida Smith, 531
West Second street, where she had
been making her home for the past
four weeks. She was born in Penn
sylvania Aug. 3, 1840. Her husband
Thomas Allen, preceded her in death
by SO years. Five children, Mrs. Ida
Smith, J. W. Allen of Fort Madison,
Iowa, William Allen of Los Angeles,
Cal., and Charles A. Allen and J. Fay
ers of Sioux City, Iowa, live to mourn
her death. The funeral was held this
At the family home at 2021 Bridge
avenue occurred the death of John E.
Molyneaux Sunday afternoon after a
three months' Illness borne with pa
tience and resignation. He was born
in Davenport March 6, 1860, and was
married in 1886 to Mary Riorden, who
survives him with two sons and four
daughters, D. D. Molyneaux of Pine
Bluffs, Ark.. John J.. Henrietta, Min
nie, Leona and Florence at home. He
is also survived by his mother, Mrs.
Mary Molyneaux, two sisters, Mrs. D.
J. Buckley of Moline and Mrs. M. V.
Kelly of Pocahontas county, Iowa, and
two brothers, Henry of Long Grove
and Rev. D. D. Molyneaux of Des
Moines. The funeral was held this
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. F. G.
McGarry passed away Sunday after
noon at 4:45 o'clock at the home of
Mrs. McGarry's mother, Mrs. O'Brien,
302 Lincoln avenue. -The remains will
be taken to Grand Mound, Iowa, for
The Baptist Ladles' Aid society
meets next Wednesday at the home
of Mrs. Banks on Sixth street. A
large attendance is desired.
The Methodist Sunday school will
give a basket sociable at Crowders
hall Jan. 26.
Many of the people of Silvis are
without coal at the present time.
Miss Katie Phelps and Miss Marion
Carrol left Monday for an extended
visit with friends and relatives at La
Salle, Chicago and Kankakee.
Mrs. James Rathburn has returned
after visiting a few days with her sis
ter in Kewane.
At the election of officers of the Bap
tist Ladies Aid rociety Mrs. Shannon
was reelected president and Mrs. Cole
John Brown of Osborn visited at the
home of Mrs. S. Bull here last Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. McKown and children
are making their home with Mr. and
Mrs. Phelps for a time.
Rev. Mr. Patterson preached his
farewell sermon at the .Baptist church
and departed for Chicago last Wednes
Frank Hall," who resides on Twelfth
street, met with a serious accident
while at work at the new shops here i
last Friday. He was severely cut and :
bruised about the head.
Mrs. A. Watkins was hostess to the
needlework club Friday afternoon in
honor of her birthday anniversary.
Fourteen were in attendance and a de
lightful luncheon was served.
Last Friday afternoon the S'lvis
Birthday club of 13 meir.borfi, met at
the home of Mrs. Richard B?"l on the
Second avenue terrace on Twelfth
street. Mrs. Osborne was assisted by
her .daughter, Mrs. Bell. It was Mrs.
Osborn's birthday. A delightful lunch
was served in which was carried out
the red color seho.T.e of decoration.
The Baptist church cleared about
Sift at their ciiicken pie sociable at
Crowder's hall last Tuesday evening. !
There will be a valentine sociable at j
Crowders hall on the evening of Vai
eniine's day. Feb. 14, for the benefit
of the Ladies' Aid society of the Meth-j
odist church. Professor Baker, who
teaches music' at the schools at Sil
vis, is drilling his boy choir to give
an entertainment during the evening.
It is announced by Manager Sodlni
of the Barrymore and Family theatres
of Moline that he will lease a suitable
building in Silvis and open a excellent
vaudeville theatre in the near future.
The new village fire bell will arrive
here in a few days. The bell is 42
inches in diameter and cost $90.
The dancing party Friday evening
at Rural given by several young ladies
was well attended.
E. H. Wright will have a public sale
Wednesday, Jan. 26, at the Wright
farm, three and a half miles from
Orion and five and a half miles from
Mr. and Mrs. Perrin Metzler and
daughter Marian and Miss Flora Scott
of Coal Valley spent Sunday with
Miss Evelyn Wilson of Milan.
William and Ed Frost of Rock Isl
and expect to open a general store in
Orion the first of February. The In
terior of the building is being repaint
ed and fixed up.
WILL BE ON GUNNESS FARM
Grewsome Surroundings for Pupils of
It turns out that the Interlaken
school at Laporte, Ind., to which
Principal Raymond Riordan took the
40 odd pupils of Jubilee college, the
Episcopal school near Peoria, is to
be located on the Gunness murder
farm. This tract of land was sold at
auction and was bid in at $5,000 by
Professor Edward Rumley. head of
the Interlaken school, who proposes
to erect buildings upon it and make
it the permanent home of his institution.
To Open Factory With Ball! The
formal opening of the Moline Automo
bile company's new building at its
East Moline plan will take place, next
Saturday evening, when the employes,
of the company 'will give a dance, or
house warming, on the third floor.
Yesterday 700 invitations- to the affair
were issued and it is announced that
carnations will be given all who at
tend. ... ' The Criterion orchestra has
been engaged and committees ap
pointed. The carnation committee is
composed of Miss Mabel Swanson and
Miss Margaret Long.
Gus Carlson Store ' Robbed. It de
veloped yesterday that the store at
304 Fourth avenue of the late Gus
Carlson had been broken Into by
burglars and some of the contents
stolen. This store has been closed
ever since the death of Gus Carlson
and Coroner Rose- was named admin
istrator of the estate. He will sell the
property at auctiou next Saturday.
What Bisant's New Order Means.
Chief of Police O. M. Bisant's new
order against the gamea of chance ap
plies particularly to the large cards
of chance listing names and hidden
numbers that are so generally em
ployed as "trade getters" in various
lines of business. The chief has con
ducted a quiet Investigation and ae
finds that the card device is gradually
extending into new lines of business.
though first introduced in cigar and
candy stores. The introduction of
those cards has been general through
out the country, and the crusade
launched against them here is in keep
ing with action in other cities from
coat to coast. in order to be fair
Proceedings of the city council of
Rock Island, 111., for its regular meet
ing held Jan. 17, 1910. The council
met in regular session in the council
chambers and was called to order by
the mayor at 8 o'clock p. m. Present;.
Mayor, clerk and all aldermen. The
minutes for the regular meeting of
Jan. 10, 1910, were read and approVed
The clerk read the weekly payroll
for week ending Jan. 15, 1910, and on
motion of Alderman Lawler, properly
seconded, the ordinance providing for
the allowance of said payroll was im
mediately considered and on the fur
ther motion of Alderman Lawler, prop
erly seconded, said ordinance was
unanimously adopted. Said payroll
reads as fellow's:
Samuel Daxon $ 13.75
Fritz Gest 5.25
Harry Utke 8.40
August Schuetter 7.33
John Nelson 7.1
William Glass 9.45
Nel8 Peterson 4.20
Charles Grams 6.30
Dennie Collins 4.20
Emil Frank 15.20
D. W. Kelly 12.60
T. B. McKown 12.O0
Total , $164.40
Firth ward sidewalk acct....$$ 19.00
Sixth ward sidewalk acct 15.75
Reservoir expense acct 31.25
Waterworks expense acct 27. SO
Park acct.' 12.C0
iMzi0MM lift Ifltp
The Post Tavern
At Battle Creek, Mijch.
Is justly famous for its Grap6-Nuts griddle cakes.
Two cups of sour milk; eight teasponfuls of Grape-Nuts,
half a teas'ponful salt, two scant teasponfuls of soda,
flour enough to make a thin batter. Add the Grape
Nuts to batter Just before frying. Fry a trial cake and
if the batter is too thin,' add more flour.
Above recipe makes about 2 doz. cakes.
The Grape-Nuts in the cakes make them as light and
porous as buckwheat cakes, with the advantage of being
much more easily digested. -
" 'Here's a Reason" for - GRAPE-NUTS. :
Postum - Cereal Co., Ltd.;, JSattle Creek, Mich.
The clerk read the semi-monthly
payroll and on motion of Aldreman
Lawler. the ordinance providing for
the allowance of said claims against
the respective funds of the city was
Immediately considered, and on Alder
man Lawler's further motion, properly
seconded, said ordinance was unani
mously adopted. Said payroll reads
W. A. Giles
John Kinney ....
Charles Ginnane . ,
Arthur Kinsley . . .
F. S. Krebs
John Furlong . . ...
Sidney Pearson . . .
Joe Flankhouser .
Herman Sehnert .
C. C. Church
Dennis Bennett ..
Dave Fitzgerald . .
E. P. Kell
Charles Bleuer . . .
N. J. Holtzner 42.00
D. Fleming 42.00
J. R. O'Donnell 33.00
Frank Behnke 33.00
Dave Rooks 33.00
William Ray 31.50
Roy Reed 35.00
Clarence Skinner 35.00
James Farrell 36.00
H. Harris " 39.00
H. M. Smith: 33.00
E. H. Berry 33.00
Hugh Bresnahan 33.00
Police account $778.31
Fire department , . 637.50
Salary account 335.00
Total general fund l,750.8t
Waterworks expense 442.00
Reservoir expense 13S.00
Total waterworks fund
Grand total 2,330.81
The clerk called attention to matter of
interest amounting to $214.36 due on
city's portion of the Ninth street pav
ing assessment, said interest being for
the period from. July 1, 1909, to Jan. 1,
1910, and on motion of Alderman Coch
ran, properly seconded, the bill was
unanimously allowed, and on motion
P. Frey 42.60
V. Murphy 37.50
C. Meilow 35.00
E. Schadt 35.00
J. Valentine 35.00
A. Schmidt 35.00
B. Brahm 32.50
G. Hoist 32.50
D. Doyle t
H. Bloomqulst 35.00
J. Blaisdell 32.60
A. Carvl 31.25
H. Herman 37.50
George W. McCaskrin 50.00
M. T. Rudgren.... 75.00
J. F. Witter 50.00
Wallace Trelchler 50.00
Hamlin Hull ..' 50.00
J. M. Lundburg , 37.50
C. F. Channon 12.50
E. R. Maloney
D. C. Kelly .......
MEDICINE FREE IN EVERY CASE
WHERE IT FAILS TO
Neglect or pessimism, we believe,
is the greatest enemy the public has
to contend with when applied to the
loss or recovery of health. Practically
every case of consumption might have
been cured if hope had been main
tained and proper treatment had been
resorted to at the first symptoms of the
disease. Until the advanced stage Is
reaclred consumption is curable. Ca
tarrh is responsible, we believe, for
many cases of consumption. It is about
catarrh we want tot talk to you today,
incidentally consumption, since the
two are so closely allied.
Wc have a medicine made from a
prescription of one of the most suc
cessful catarrh specialists known. We
believe it is positively without an
equal. We are so satisfied that we are
right, that we will supply the medi
cine free in every instance where it is
used according to directions for a
reasonable length of time, should it
fail to give satisfaction in every par
ticular. We want every one to try
this medicine at our risk. There are
no conditions attached to our offer.
We put the user under no "obligation
to us whatever. .
The medicine we- want you to try
is Rexall Mucu-Tone. It is a-catarrh
remedy that goes direct to the seat
of trouble. It is carried by the blooa
to every part of the system. It puri
fies and enriches the blood, tones ap
the mucous cells, and brings about a
condition of health and strength that
tends to prevent tbe germs of con
sumption from getting a start. Be
sides this, Rexall Mucu-Tone is a won
derful appetizer, digestive aid and
flesh builder. Its good effects are
often felt from the very first dose.
It is' one of the largest and most satis
factory selling medicines that we have
ever had anything to do with.
We know so much of the great good
that it has done that we personally
back it .up with our reputation and
money, which fact should be ample
guarantee to satisfy anybody. Rexall
Mucu-Tone comes In ' two sizes, 50
centB and $1.00. We urge you to try
it. Remember you can obtain Rexall
Remedies in Rock Island only at our
store The Rexall Store. The Thomas
with the dealers, the chief has made
the taboo order effective Feb. 1. It
frequently requires several days io
draw all the numbers on a card. In
instances where cards havp been com
menced, the promoters will be allowed
to finish out the drawings on them.
Winners on cards only partially drawn
could not be forced to return what
they have taken away. Each card
provides for a "grand" prize, though
the winner thereof is not made known
till the card is completely sold. All
who draw enter their names on the
card. "Many of them are unknown to
the proprietor. Taking all thesa
phases of the situation into considera
tion, the chief has decided that the
fair method Is to declare that the "card
practice must go," and then allow
time in which proprietors may adjust
themselves to the new order of thing.9
or possibly, the old order of things,
and wind up cards on which play has
already been commenced. That the
card system has "been a winner as a
"trade getter" Is admitted in every
store in which It has been employed.
At one stand In the city six tons of
candy was disposed of during the
Christmas holidays, and It is safe to
estimate that 80 peT cent of the total
sales may be attributed to the card
system, and the people's love of "get
ting something for nothing." The card
most generally In use bears 50 spaces.
In one corner of each space is printed
In email letters the name of a girl or
of a popular ball player. In another
corner is a small slip of paper, bear
ing a number, which is concealed
from view with a small disc of colored
paper. Each person playing the card
draws a number by pulling' It from
under the disc. On the cards promot
ing candy sales the numbers 5, 15, 25,
25 and 45 win half pound boxes of
candy. . The numbers 10, 20, 30, 40 and
50 win pound boxes. All other num
bers are "blanks." Chances cost not
less than 10 and not more than 15
cents, according to the number drawn.
Usually numbers 1 to 10 and 21 to 30
are 15-cent numbers and all others are
10 cents. Under a large disc, apart
from the playing space, the card bears
the name of a girl or of a ball player,
as the case may be. Dach person
playing the card enters his or her
name on the card, in the space played,
and opposite the name of the girl or
ball player. The one fortunate enough
to pair with the name under the disc
revealed only after, the entire 50
spaces had been filled Is winner of
the grand prize, usually a two-pound
box of candy. All manner of things
have been disposed of on these cards,
and a number have been employed
where only one winner was possible.
Drinking sets have been popular aa
trophies, and a large number of thea
tre tickets have also gone as prizes on
Night Shift at Deere &. Co. For the
first time in the present working sea
son, a night shift of workmen will be
maintained at the Deere & Co. shops.
Forces to work all night were started
last night in the blacksmith shop and
in the shipping department 200 men
being employed if they can be secured.
The big plant is being operated to its
fullest capacity in all departments
with a day force, the men working
from 7 a. m. to 7 p. m.( with a half
hour noon rest, giving an llVfc-hbur
working day. Under the present rush
of orders it has finally been found
necessary to resort to all-night work.
For the chilly mornings and
evenings of early Fall and Spring
or the more bitter days of Win
ter in the house, in the bunga
low, any place where heat is
needed in a hurry, the
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never smokes never goes
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Infinite pains have been taken to make it perfect.
Automatic Smokeless Device
Turn the wick high or low there's no smell the auto
matic smokeless device prevents it no smoke either just
a steady glowing heat.
Requires little care burns nine hours indicator on
brass font shows contents at a glance. The ONE PEIt
FECT Oil Heater. Various styles and finishes.
Every Daalar everywhere. If Not at Voan, Writs for DwcripUve Clraltr
to the Kasxcat Agency of tbe
STANDARD Oil. COMPANY
of Alderman Lawler, properly second
ed, the mayor and city clerk were di
rected to Issue a voucher for said
amount in the usual manner, there be
ing no available funds at present to
The mayor presented communication
from the Lorensen Manufacturing com
pany of Davenport, Iowa, asking per
mission to erect a foundry building
40x00 feet, corner Fourth street and
Third avenue (property owned by Rock
Island Brewing company), the entire
plant to be covered with corrugated
steel. On motion of Alderman Bloch
linger, properly seconded, said permis
sion is granted.
The mayor presented a brief mes
sage relative to matter of uniformity in
new street lighting system in business
portion, and on motion of Alderman
Carse, seconded by Alderman Utke, the
message of the mayor is received, the
recommendations therein contained
concurred in, and the matter is referred
to the ordinance committee with direc
tion that such committee present an
ordinance conforming with the recom
mendations of the mayor as set out in
said message relative to uniformity in
The mayor presented a brief mes
sage in the matter of street railway
extensions, the substance of which was
a report that the following plans were
for consideration of the council:
(1) Extension of Thirtieih street
line into South Heights.
(2) Extension of T we nty-fi ft street
apd Ninth avenue line along Twenty
fifth street into South Heights.
(3) Extension of Twentieth street
line through Seventeenth street into
South Heights as far as business will
(4) Extension of line at west end of
city to penetrate factory district and
city limits, branching at about Eighth
avenue, east on Eighth avenue, and
thence south to Exposition grounds and
along Eighteenth avenue to Watch
Tower line on Eleventh street; also an
Increase in number of cars on Long
View loop and Watch Tower lines.
On motion of Alderman McNealy,
properly seconded, the mayor's mes
sage was received, recommendations
therein made to be considered by tbe
committee of the whole Wednesday ev
ening next, and said streeV car com
pany requested to be present.
The board of public Improvements,
through the mayor, on the matter of
Second and Third avenues paving,
which ordinance was referred back to
said board at the last regular meeting,
1. It would require other notices
to be sent out, a long delay, increased
2. Would preclude obtaining as fa
vorable bids from contractors if said
improvement is divided.
3. Many property owners signing
having now withdrawn from protest
4. In view of small proportion of
objectors, it is recommended that pro
posed ordinance as originally present
ed be again submitted to the council
for adoption. The matter being fully
discussed and considered, the report,
is on motion of Alderman Blochllnger,
seconded by Alderman Thompson,
adopted. Aldermen Ellinwood and
Borst voting in the negative.
Alderman Frick presented the ordi
nance heretofore read covering Sec-
for every figure
ond and Third avenue paving Improve
ment, and moved the adoption of th
report of city engineer on estimate
for said Improvement, which motion,
seconded by Alderman LaVanway was
carried, and on Alderman Frlck's fur
ther motion the said ordinance was
immediately considered, and on his
further motion, seconded by Alderman
Utke, said ordinance was laid over
for second reading.
On motion of Alderman Blochllnger,
properly seconded, it was decided that
when adjournment was trken from
this meeting that it be to next Friday
evening for the purpose of considering
matters in connection with filter con
tract and such other matters. Includ
ing 6treet railway extensions, as may
(Continued on Pare Four.)
FOUGHT TO RETAIN FORMULA
WHICH HAS MADE A FORTUNE
L. T. Cooper, the man who believes
that 90 per cent of all ill health of this
generation is caused by stomach trou
ble, i3 fast winning a national faith in
his theory. His claim is now admitted
by a surprising number of people
throughout the country, and he is gain
ing new adherents every day. '
While speaking of his success in a re
cent interview, Mr. Cooper said: "1
believed ten years ago that any one
who could produce a formula that
would thoroughly regulate the stomach
would have a fortune. When I got
hold of this formula I knew within six
months that I was -right, and that my
fortune was made. I called the medi
cine Cooper's New Discovery, although
I did not get up the formula. I have
owned it, however, for over five years.
I have had one lawsuit over it. which
I won in the courts. When it was settled
The Cooper Medicine Company became
the only firm in the world that can
prepare the medicine. This prepara
tion has sold like wildfire wherever
produced. As I have said before, it s
successful simply because it. puts the
stomach In perfect shape, then nature
does the rest. There are any number
of cdmplaints never before associated
with stomach 'rouble that the medicine
has alleviated ?n thousands of cases."
Amonj fetatements obtained recently
from users of this medicine that !s
: arousing such universal discussion is
one from Mrs. Emma Stanley, living
in Chicago, at 713 Washington Boule
vard, who said:. "Perhaps I had th'J
most complicated case that Mr. Cooper
had to deal with. I was troubled for
years with my stomach. I consulted
with doctors and took many patent
medicine preparations without result.
My stomach was In such a wretched
shape that I could nat enjoy a meal
that I ate.
"I was very rervous, and could hard
ly si-eep; I hpil a roaring in my eara
and dancing spots before my eyes. I
felt very bad and eak. Then the-ra
was a very sore soi at the pit of my
etomach that mariy set mi wild.
"I hoard about the Coop'.-r medicine
and decided to try It. I used four
bottles, p.nd the irr.provement in my
case has been really wonderful. My
n rves have been quieted, and I am so
much improvd that I ferl like a nev
"I cannot siy too much for the.m
wonderful remedies, for they have
made me we'.l."
Cooper's New Discovery Is sold by
all druggists. If your drngsrist carr.t
supply you, we will forward you th")
name" of a dn-'gist In your city who
will? Don'i acfpt "soniethlns: J;ist as
good." The Cooper Medicine Co., Day
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