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THE RO CK ISLAND ARGUS
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 1910.
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Rock island Department Ee-
sponds to 140 Calls During
the Past Year.
CHIEF NEWBERRY'S REPORT
Companies Travel a Total of 103
Miles in Answering Alarms
Year with Waterworwks.
Reports of city officials have been
filed at the office of the city clerk
for the year ending April 30.
Chief George Newbury reports that
the department had responded' to 140
alarms, and that the total loss caused
by fires was $22,772.64. The depart
ment traveled 163 miles in answering
.the plarms, charged 16.950 Teet or hose,
used 225 gallons of chemicals, raised
650 feet of ladders and worked 55
hours at fires.
Dally Pnmpaire 3,360,000 Gallon.
Waterworks Superintendent D. C.
Kelly reported that the Snow pump
ran 7,217 hours during the year and
pumped 1,216,174.000 gallons of water.
The Gaskil pump ran 423 hours and
pumted 83,259,000 gallons of water,
making a total of 1.299,433,000 gal
lons pumped during the year, or an
average of 3.360,000 per day. The cost
of the coal consumed was $5,439.61.
The reservoir pumped 130.845,970 gal
lons of water and the pump ran 2,-
3 72 Hours u u 1 III ft Lilt?
flve new meters were Installed, making
a total of 684 meters now in use.
- Tne annual report of Charles Smith,
police magistrate, showed that he had
collected in fees and fines $3,128.60.
Has the census enumerator
omitted you? If so, address
William Schaarman, assist
ant supervisor of census,
1714V2 Second avenue,
"I don't want to work, or nothing;
I don't want to read or walk;
I don't want to drink, don't want to
Don't even want to talk.
You can hardly call it lazy,
You can't rightly name it sick;
Only I Just want to lie
On the flat of my back and look thro'
In the trees at the warm, blue sky.
I know I ought to make garden,
I know I ought to rake
The trash that lies in the yard and
Be helping mother to make
Soft soap. But I just can't do it
I'm not in the right condition;
But if some one'd dig some bait and rig
My tackle, I'd go a-fishing."
Kerler & Co. make rugs.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
See A. Li. Bruner for piano tuning.
For bus and express, Spencer & Trefx.
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Electric Construction and Machinery
LaVanway buys and sell every
thing. Telephone west 247.
Let William Johnson do your tin and
furnace work. 1316 Third avenue.
A. Li. Bruner, practical piano truer,
742 Fifteenth street. Both phone.
-Pure California port wine $1 per
gallon at Riegel's, 2104 Third avenue.
. H. T. Siemon wants your tin and
furnace work. 1526-1528 Fourth ave
nue. . Pure unfermented grape juice only
40 cents per quart bottle at Riegel's.
2104 Third avenue.
The vacuum cleaner ' now at 308
Twentieth street. Call or phone west
1356. All work guaranteed.
Court of Honor 855 will hold a dance
at Beselin's hall Thursday evening.
May 5. Admission 15 cents. Freed's
Ivory Leaf club will give a dance
Wednesday" evening, May 4 at
Watch Tower inn. Music by Bleuer's
orchestra. Admission 50 cents.
Are you building? Let us make you
a proposition on lighting fixtures. It
will not cost you anything to find out
what we think Is right for your house.
The Electric Construction and Ma
chinery company. Both phones.
A lot of new designs In electric fix
tures, nifty hall lights, sheffired and
colonial ceiling pieces, new things in
dining room lights. See them before
buying. The Electric Construction
and Machinery company, 1622 Second
STREET CARS CLASH;
FIVE PERSONS HURT
Serious Collision at Third and War
ren Streets, Haven- "
At 5:55 this morning a Bettendorf
extra car and a Warren street car
clashed at Third and Warren streets,
Davenport, and a number of passengers
were injured. It was a headon col
lision and the cars were damaged. The
James Callahan, 1709 Division street,
two ribs broken and shoulder bruised.
He was standing on the rear plat
form. Otto Cassman, 520 Myrtle street, his
arm which was recently broken, was
fractured in the same place.
E. Peterson, 1470 Sturdevant street,
Nis Hansen, 1224 Washington street,
Mrs, H. Klndig, 1440 Union street,
two fingers broken.
Doesn't worry about the
quality of fabric, charac
ter of workmanship o
correctness of fit and
TAFT GROWS SORE
AT THE INSURGENTS
(Continued from Fagre One.)
divided in opinion as to the probable
fate of the Cummins amendment.
Some Not So Sore.
Some of them were not so sure that
it could be beaten by the regulars.
even with the assistance of those sen
ators who had agreed to vote against
it with the understanding the agree
ment provision be withdrawn subse
quently. They appeared hopeful of
success and indicated their preference
for the regulation of traffic agreements
by such provision.
Dolliver om Situation.
Discussing the program of the regu
lars, Dolliver said: "It is like driving
off of the roof the man who is patching
it In order to burn the house." He
said: "We would prefer to go on and
perfect the bill.
"We are certainly getting on," con
tlnued Dolliver. "Our war status is
recognized. We are to be dealt with,
and our right to make treaties and to
enter -alliances is established."
SIX-FOOT CHANNEL IS GOOD
Steamer Makes Kansas City-St. Louis
Trip on Missouri River.
St. Louis, May 3. The steamei
Unique, a new lype of shallow water
craft, has descended the Missouri river
from Kansas City to St. Louis, demon
strating that a six foot channel and
beacon lights are all that are neces
sary for the stream's navigation.
That we deliver absolute
satisfaction upon receiv
ing a fair and reasonable
ILLINOIS THEATER BUILDINCL
Old Phone 716-L.
Burial of Mrs. Howard.
The funeral of Mrs. Cordelia How
ard (colored), 204 Third avenue.
will be held Thursday afternoon at 3
o'clock from the Second Baptist
church and burial will be in Chip
piannock cemetery. James Robinson,-
son of deceased, arrived here
last night from Chicago to attend
Hearing Continued. .
The hearing of Mrs. Ernestine Pet
erson, erstwhile superintendent of the
Red .Cross sanitarium, before Justice
of the Peace J. H. Cleland, was con
tinued from yesterday afternoon till
tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at
the request of the defense.
The first monthly meeting of the
newiy elected board of directors of the
Rock Island Savings bank was held
yesterday at the bank, but the annual
election of officers which was schedul
ed to take place was postponed till
the June meeting of the board.
John D. Rockefeller would go broke
if he should spend his entire income
trying to prepare a better medicine
than Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy for diarrhoes, dys
entary or bowel complaints. It is sim
ply impossible, and so says every one
that has used it Sold by all druggists.
A touch of rheumatism, or a twinge
of neuralgia, whatever the trouble is,
Chamberlain's Liniment drives away
the pain at once and cuYes the com
plaint quickly. . First application gives
relief. Sold by all druggists.
TTluat. Lead- "To
Every contestant in our Automobile, Contest welcomes this sale and the crowds of buyers it is bringing to this store for they know that
there will be votes galore to be collected when the ladies of the Tri-Cities and ihe surrounding country learn of the wonderful bargains
this opening sale offers.. These prices are absolutely bona-fide. There is no question as to the worth of these bargains. Everything is just
as represented and you will quickly discover upon coming, here that this store is the best place to trade your money does more for you
here. You will see the advantages our co-operative system gives us in underselling. Remember it helps us to buy for less, and, if
you are a shareholder, it gives yon a rebate of 5 per cent from our ridiculously low prices. Our co-operative seven per cent preferred
stock is the best investment and the biggest bargain you could buy. We are giving a. large number of extra votes with every share sold
and many contestants are taking full advantage of this fact. ,
The latest models, the most popular
colors and the best of fabrics; all at
bargain prices; up from
Latest styles of Chips, Coarse Braids, Hemp
Straw, Neapolitan, Leghorns, Milans and Tus
cans; trimmed and designed by our own work
room. Bargains are plentiful in fi f f
this department. Up from . J) 1 vr "
8 in. Red and Blue Checkered
Glass Toweling; an O p
unusual bargain 01
Zephyr Ginghams for Skirtings
and 'Children's Wash Suits,'
stripes and checks. Open- Op
ing Price, per yd OL
Gold Mixed Bindings, in green
and gold and red and gold. The
season's latest braid- QQ
ing effects .tJtJv
Silk and Wool Eolians,
45 in. wide, most pop
ular shades, value $1.50;
Opening Week QQf
Price, per yd . . . ..UOU
Sewing Machines, with
the latest improve
Ladies' Patent and Kid
latest styles; exceptional
Men's Hose, Summer weight, all
colors, 25c value at 2 for
On Display at C S. LIdder's Garage, 1725 Fourth Avenue, R. I.
$ 1 .89
The "Nemo" Corset, styles No.
Merrick Machine Thread, Op
200 yards 01
312 and 314; ST 1 QQ
Dress Shields, Qp
light weight OKj
skin bleach .....
Ladies' Muslin Drawers, em
broidery and lace trim- QQ
med; umbrella style OtL
Ladies' Vests, extra size, long
sleeve, high neck vests. Qp
Opening Price tsL
Dinnerware Sets, 100
pieces, up from
make, up from
2 1,250 REO "30" five
5 $100 purchase checks
5 $50 purchase checks
100 other valuable prizes
20 in each district
Barettes . . . .
For "Miss Particular" CO f Q
the latest in Pumps . . .)Ln;J
Men's Shirts. Best ma
terial, latest styles . . .
The White Lily r-.:
Let a Share of Our Stock Earn Money For You
ock Island,. Illinois
NOT FROfil FOODS
Speaker at Tuberculosis Con
gress Attacks Theory of
'Origin of Disease.
MEETING AT WASHINGTON
State Laws Attempting to Deal With
Treatment Are Attacked by
Noted Experts. .
Washington, May 3. Whether tuber
culosis is caused by milk or meat from
bovine sources and what may be the
best employment for tubercular pa
tients, -were the chief subjects dis
cussed today at the session of the Na
tional Tuberclosis association. Discus
sion on the former topic was started
by Dr. William H. Park of New York
and on the latter by Dr.'A. M. Forster
of Louisville, Ky. . Park held pulmon
ary tuberculosis among adults is not
a result of Impure milk or foods.
Attacks State Lawa.
Dr. S. Adolphus Knopf of New York
attacked the Nebraska, law which re
quires indigent consumptives to sub
mit to serum treatment, and also the
action of the Oklahoma state board of
medical examiners which forbids any
physician to practice in the state If he
la suffering or has suffered in the past
Parks' paper was followed by wide
discussion.. Dr. Fabyan of Boston
presented a story of two cases of hu
man tuberculosis in which the bovme
type of bacillus was associated.
Following Knopfs paper Dr. Fran-
cine of Philadelphia declared all med
ical colleges should teach tuberculosis
as a special branch and give It a per.
manent place in the curriculum. In a
wide ' discussion of the question 01
placing responsibility for the relapse
of a p&tient supposedly cured from
tuberculosis after a paper by Dr. W.
L Dunn of Asheville, on that subject
opinion was divided.
Perhaps one of the most interesting
papers of the morning session was by
Dr. Henry, S. Goodall of Lake Kush
agua, N. Y., who related some results
he had obtained in the treatment of
children for , pulmonary tuberculosis.
All experiments detailed were conducted-
in a sanitarium and were high
IS BLOW TO LUaUOB MEN
Court Holds Retail Liquor Dealers
Washington, May 3. The supreme
court, has affirmed the Mississippi
courc which held the retail liquor deal
ers' association a trust in restraint of
trade in. violation of the anti-trust law
of the state.
Alabama Primaries Held.
Montgomery. Ala.,: May 3. Unofficial
returns indicate that Emmett A. O'Neal
of Florence and E. P. Thomas of Eu
fala were nominated in a democratic
primary election yesterday by the
democrats of Alabama for governor
and lieutenant governor, respectively,
and of John II. Bankhead for United
States senator. , .
Chamberlain's " Stomach and Liver
Taolets will clear the sour stomach,
sweeten the breath " and create a
healthy appetite. They promote the
flow of gastric Juice, thereby Inducing
good digestion. Scld by all druggists.
THE STRIKE IS CONTINUED
Demands of 35,000 Miners Refused
by the Operators.
Kansas City, May 3. All the de
mands of 35,000 striking miners in
Kansas, Missouri. Oklahoma and Ar
kansas were refused by the operators.
All negotiations are at an end. The
strike will continue.
Michigan Miners Get Increase.
Saginaw, Mich., May 3. The first
and most, important step, to ward re
opening the coal mines of Michigan
and returning 3,300 men to work was
settled here by a scale committee
Monday, when operators granted min
ers ihe Cincinnati increase, all that
was asked for.
MAKES SALOONS, PAY $1,200
License Fixed at High Figure by City
Council at Dixon.
Dixon, 111., May 3. The, city council
last night voted to license 12 saloons
at $1,200 each. There are no screens
and games are prohibited. The hours
are limited from 4 a. m. to 11 p. m.
Two years ago there were 19 saloons
at $700 license.
OPEN ON ELECTION DAY
Krie Saloons Violate Law and Keep
ers Are Fined Kaclu
. Sterling. 111.. May 3. The first ar
rests in the state for keeping saloons
open during a school election were
made at Erie, 111., where three, saloon
keepers were taken into- custody.
They were brought here and yesterday
were fined $25 each. -
Michigan Man to Wisconsin U.
Ann Arbor, Mich., May 3. Professor
Frederick L. Paxson of the University
of Michigan has been formally noti
fied of his appointment to fhe chair of
American history of the University of
Wisconsin. He will accept.
STOLE TEAM AT WILTON
Two Men Arrested at Chicago After
Driving from Muscatine.
Muscatine, Iowa, May 3. (Special.)
C. H. York and Glenn Windel were
arraigned here today for stealing a
livery team from Tim Russell, a Wil
ton, Iowa, liveryman, last week. They
were arrested in Chicago yesterday af
ter driving from this city. The team,
which was valued at $200, was traded
at Mendota for a horse and buggy and
a cash consideration.
SENDS TO PHILIPPINES
Secretary of War Not Supplied With
Data Demanded by Congress.
Washington, May 3. Secretary of
War Dickinson has informed the house
that the information called for In the
resolution last Thursday regarding
public lands of the Philippines and the
so-called "friar lands" is not availa
ble at the war.department and that he
has called on the governor general of
the Philippines for it-
Try Robin Cooper June 21.
Nashville, Tenn., May 3. The case
of Robin J. Cooper, charged with the
murder of Senator E. Carmack, has
been set for retrial on June. 21.
Cooper, once convicted, was recently
granted a new trial by the supreme
Prominent Presbyterian Dead.
Philadelphia, May 3. John II.
Converse of the Baldwin Locomotive
works, one . of the most prominent
Presbyterian laymen in the United
States, is dead, aged 69.
UPHOLDS FINE OF
$20,000 FOR OIL CO.
New York. May 3. The United
States court of appeals today affirmed
the decree of the United States cir
cuit court in which the Standard Oil
is fined $20,000 in the western district
of New York for violation of the in
terstate commerce act.
All the news all the time THE
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