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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 1910.
JOHN BARTH, 58
YEARS HERE, DIES
Pioneer Resident of Rock Island
Succumbs to Infirmi
ties of Age.
LONG WITH PLOW PLANT
Golden Wedding Anniversary Cele
brated in 10O3 Peter DeSmet
Expires After Long Illness.
Death today called John Barth, a pio
neer resident of Rock' Island, who
passed away at his home, 800 Fourth
avenue, at 3:10 a. m. at the advanced
age of 78 years. Death was due to
infirmities of age., Mr. Barth has been
alMne for the past 12 years.
Deceased was born Oct. 10, 1832, in
Germany, coming to America with his
parents when a boy of 14. His par
ents first settled in the state or unio,
where they lived several years.
John Barth. the son, left Ohio in
1S52 and came west, taking up his
home in Rock Island with his wife,
who was Miss Margaret Shuffling of
Vooster, Ohio. At the outbreak of the
civil war he joined Company F, 45th
Illinois Infantry, in Rock Island. He
saw one year of active service, after
wLich he was honorably discharged.
Twenty Yean With Plow Company.
Mr. Barth had been employed 20
years as teamster for the Rock Island
PJow company. He retired from ac
live work 15 years ago.
"In April,' 1902, Mr. and Mrs. Barth
celebrated their golden wedding anni
versary Mrs. Barth died March 9,
The deceased is survived by five chil
dren, four sons, Russell, Oscar, Morris
end Harry Barth, and one daughter,
Mrs. Charles Bleuer, all of this city,
besides one sister, Mrs. J. Morweiser,
and a half-sister, Mrs. G. Sleb, both of
The funeral service will be held
Thursday morning at 9 o'clock from
St. Joseph's Catholic church, with in
terment in Calvary cemetery. Rev.
William Cleary, assistant pastor of St.
Joseph's church, will conduct the ser
vices. Peter DeSmet.
Peter DeSmet, 2229 Fourth avenue,
died last night at his home after an
illiiss of two years of a complication
of ailments. He was born Aug. 8, 1856,
at Caperya, Belgium. He came to
America in 1891, and settled in Moline,
where he lived until nine years ago,
when he removed to this city to reside.
He was united in marriage in Belgium
to Miss Mathilda Stimbacker, April 10,
1879. The deceased had conducted a
saloon in this city eight years.
Mr. DeSmet is survived ' by his wife
.ad seven children, Mrs. ,dward Ver
Bcist and Mrs. Carl Minnie, Rock Is
Ur?d; Mrs. C. DeMink of Moline, and
Mrs John Welliver of Fort Dodges
Iowa, anad three sons, David, Leo and
Emil DeSmet, all of this city, besides
four sisters in, Belgium, one brother in
Bc'gium and a brother in Brooklyn,
The funeral will be held tomorrow
morning at 9 o'clock from the home,
with services at St. Paul's Belgian
Catholic church. Rev. J. B, Cuelmann
will officiate. Interment will be in St.
In a suit brought by Mrs. Bessie T.
Katz against the estate of" the late
Mrs. Fanny T. Pearlstine for a claim
of $984,' in the county court this morn
ing, Mrs. Katz was awarded the claim.
The amount is for the board and keep
of Mrs. Pearlstine for three years.
Horse Drops Dead.
A valuable mare owned by William
Trc-fz,, the expressman, dropped dead
yesterday while being driven down
H. E. Casteel, Pres. SI. S. Heagy, V. P. H. B. Simmon, Cash.
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HONT YOlJT&EVL TZST'
NO JuCCOZyVTi ?
IF 200 YEARS AGO one of your ancestors had hanked -only 200
dollars at 5 per cent compound interest and you had that $200 and
the interest, and each dollar bill were a link in a chain, that chain
would reach from New York to San Francisco.
Money grows in our bank if you will let it.
We pay liberal interest consistent with safety 4 per cent.
Make OUR Bank YOUR Bank.
Central Trust & Savings Bank
Thirtieth street hitched to one of the
express wagons. Heart disease is sup
posed to be the cause of the animal s
dnth. The horse was valued at $200.
FINDING OF BODY
CLEARS A MYSTERY
Remains Located in East Moline
Field Those of Gaston Knockout,
Missing Since Fall.
The remains of the man found in a
lay field east of the Root & Vander
voort factory in East Moline yesterday
afternoon by Stanford Brissman have
bien identified as those of Gaston
Ki.ockout. The latter disappeared last
Thanksgiving day and the finding of
the body yesterday has cleared up a
mystery of long standing among his
fellow countrymen from Belgium. On
tre day that he was last seen' he be
came so intoxicated that he could
bsrdly move and it is thought that he
wandered off and fell into the slough
which runs, through the hayfield. It
was cold weather at that time and it
seems probable that he froze to death.
His identification was brought about
Ly several keys and other articles
found in and about the clothes that
was on the badly decomposed remains.
Eagles' Card Party.
The ladies' auxiliary of the Eagles
will give a card party at the Eagles'
home, Twenty-first street and Fourth
avenue, tomorrow afternoon. The
games will begin at 2 o'clock, and
cinch will be played.
Hi rt hdfiy Surprise Party.
A company of 15 ladies took ad-vantage-of
the absence from home of
Mrs. George Brinkerhoff last evening
and called at her home and the hos
tess was then sent for. The occasion
was in honor of her birthday anni
versary. At 5 o'clock a three course
luncheon was served and a very
pleasant time enjoyed.
Kerler & Co. make rugs.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Trl-City Towel Supply company.
For bus and express, Spencer & Trefz.
LaVanway buys and sells every
thing. Telephone west 247.
Fine millinery at cost at lhe
Vogue, 1704 Second avenue.
Let William Johnson do your tin and
furnace work. 1316 Third avenue.
H. T. Siemon wants your 4in and
furnace work. 1526-1528 Fourth ave
nue. Dr. Cora Emery Reed has moved her
office and residence to 1918-1920 Fourth
Bear & Foster will run twice a month
excursions to the corn belt of South
and North Dakota. Come and join us.
Two excursions to Linwood every
Sunday on the steamer W. W., com
mencing next Sunday. Morning trip
leaves Rock Island 10 a. m. Afternoon
trip leaves Rock Island 3 p. m.
RAILROAD CARS BURNED
Strike Breakers Are Attacked on Ca
Winnipeg, Man., Aug. 2. Follow
ing a clash between Canadian North
ern railway police at the company's
shops here today, a mob of strike
sympathizers stoned the enclosure of
shops where the strike breakers are
boarded. No one was hurt. In an
other part of the yards 30 freight and
passenger cars were burned.
In buying a cough medicine, don't
be afraid to get Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy. There is no danger from
it, and relief is sure to follow. Es
pecially recommended for coughs,
colds and whooping coughs. Sold by
EDITOR HARVEY IS
' . IN ANANIAS CLUB
'It's a Simple Lie" Asserts Roosevelt
In Replying to North American
New York, Aug. 2. With four short
and ugly words yesterday Colonel
Roosevelt put Georoge McClelland Har
vey of the North American Review In
the Ananias club.
In an article by Harvey in the cur
rent issue of the North American Re
view published yesterday, entitled "Is
Rccsevelt an Asset or a Liability," the
following statement appears:
"But recently Roosevelt, the man,
declared that if a national ..election
were to be held next November he un
doubtedly would be the republican Can
didate and would win."
Colonel Roosevelt read the passage
and his comment was a single remark:
"It's a simple lie."
BATCH OF TITLES
Influx of "Fortune Hunters" From
Abroad Is Resumed Come to
Newport, R. I., Aug. 2. After a
scarcity for several years of foreign
ers seeking Newport's rich heiresses,
the influx across the Atlantic has
again begun. The roll call yesterday
was nine, headed by Count Callalong
of France, a handsome little chap
who came last week to visit Mrs.
French Vanderbilt with trunks
enough to stay until next summer.
Little has the cottage settlement seen
of him, save at the dinners and
luncheons Mrs. Vanderbilt has given.
The list includes Duke Romanoff of
Russia, who because of trouble with
his father, wishes to be called
"Mister." Baron Rudolph von Bud
denbrock and his chum, H. Schede
of Berlin, are stopping at Berger's,
and seem Inseparable. Lieutenant
Sven Harold Pousette, naval attache
of the Swedish legation at Washing
ton, came forth yesterday for the sea
son, and Secretary Henri Martin of
the Switzerland legation is again
here telling his friends not to take
stock in reports of his engagement.
Count de la Feld of London is at the
Muenichinger King cottage with
many letters to prominent people,
and Mr. and Mrs. J. Borden Harri
man brought up from New York yes
terday Captains R. C. Hall and J.
Withers of the British army.
Parade of the Uniform Rank ! Vature
of Second Day of Milwau
kee Meeting. I -
Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 2. The sec
ond day's proceedings of the Knights
of Pythias grand encampment and
supreme lodge convention opened to
day with public welcoming ceremo
nies, when Mayor Seidel delivered an
address in the auditorium. The con
vention then went into executive ses
sion for the opening of the supreme
lodge. The Pythian sisters held their
welcoming ceremonies in the Plank
ington hotel under the leadership of
Supreme Chief Nellie E. Merriam.
The feature of the day was a parade
of the Uniform Rank, Knights of
Pythias, this afternoon.
Wood Pulp Replaces Cotton?
A French inveutor has produced a
substitute for cotton made from wood
pulp, and samples were exhibited at
the recent meeting of the National As
sociation of Cotton Manufacturers by
Joseph nope of Rouen. France. Cloth
woven from the fiber is said to stand
bleaching, dyeing and finishing as well
as cotton and to have a more bril
Sandpaper Made of Glass.
Old fashioned sandpaperwas made
I with selected sand hence the name.
What is known as sandpaper now Is
all made with crushed glass and ls'real
ly much better than the old time prod
uct. Old bottles, etc.. are first crushed
and then ground, and the various
grades of fineness are secured by sift
ing. To get the powder on the paper
hot glue is applied as it passes through
a machine and the powdered glass Is
sifted on at the same time. Then a
wooden roller passes over the sheet
and presses down and smooths the
Housa Increase 300,000 Yearly.
Insurance statistics show that it re
quires 300.000 new houses each year to
accommodate the Increase In popula
tion of the United States and 80,000
more to replace fire losses.
I. C. Case Postponed.
Chicago, Aug. 2. Further start
ling disclosures In the Illinois Cen
tral graft case expected yesterday
were reserved for several days. The
hearing before Master in Chancery
Roswell B. Mason in the case of the
Illinois Central against the Memphis
Car company was postponed until
Postoffice at Riverton Robbed.
Springfield, III., Aug. 2. Burglars
Sunday night blew the safe in the
Riverton postoffice and secured $75
worth of stamps. Three men return
ing from a fishing camp heard the
report, but the burglars escaped be
fore they reached the building. The
burglars overlooked $500.
Roosevelt In Coal Region.
Scranton, Pa., Aug. 2. Roosevelt ar
rived in Scranton today on a four days'
investigation of industrial conditions
in the anthracite coal regions. Tomor
row he will go to Wilkesbarre.
Of Jobbers Sample
1,000 more towel remnants
dumped on the bargain counter.
Larger and better 3
value, per yard C? V
2nd Floor Bargains
Waist . I c7i
Lace and net waist, ( OA
$5.98 values for PJc70
Ladies' white cambric petticoats, lace or LAs
embroidery trimmed, $1.25 values vOL
Ladies percale petticoats, O
98c and $1.25 values JOL
Trimmed hats, $5.00 values, Oft
Sale price tOL
3rd Floor Bargains
9x12 Axminster rug, our regular $23.00. 1 Q
Wednesday sale price JLC I
9x12 Cashmere rug, seamless and wash 3 - IQ
high colros. . Specially priced Xlt0
Colonial poster bath rugs, CiO
washable. Special price PsW-J
54x90-inch crex grass rug, fringe on (J-g AO
both ends. Sale price $jLt!0
6x9 crex grass rug, stencil broder, OA
Wednesday sale price. iet0
Democratic Senatorial Committee
Settles Question at Oquawka
Oquawka, 111., Aug. 2. (Special)
At a meeting of the democratic sena
torial committee of the Thirty-third
dif trict, held here this morning, it was
decided that the democrats should
have but one nominee for the legisla
ture on the ticket next fall. This con
forms to the recommendation of the
Rock Island county democratic com
mittee. PASTOR AMD GIRL DROWN
Miss Edna Old and Rev. Wallace Mc
Vey Lose Their Liives.
Terre Haute, Ind., Aug. 2. Miss
Edna Old of Chicago and Rev. Wal
lace McVey, pastor of the Cory Meth
odist church, were drowned yesterday
in Eel river. The minister was
teaching his wife. Miss Robertson and
Miss Old to swim, when Miss Old
stepped into a deep hole. In his ef
fort to save her the clergyman per
ished with the young woman. His
body was recovered two hours later
while the body of the girl was not
found until 8 o'clock last night.
CHARGES ARE NOT UPHELD
Chicagoans Before Springfield Grand
Springfield, 111., Aug. 2. Repre
sentative Lederer of Chicago, Sidney
Adler, his law partner, and Henry P.
Peiser, law partner of Speaker
Shurtleff, were before the grand jury
here today In the Investigation into
the alleged use of money In connec
tion with the "loan shark" bill, a
measure to permit children to per
form in theatres and a law prohibit
ing slot mchaines. The evidence did
not favor charges of bribery.
When the digestion is all right, the
action of the bowels regular, there
is a natural craving and relish for
food. When this is lacking you may
know that you need a dose of Cham
berlain's Stomach and LiverTablets.
They strengthen the digestive organs,
improve the appetite and regulate the
bowels. Sold by all druggists.
The Store That Does Things
Bargain Lane is bristling full of
Towels, Table Linens, Napkins,
Dresser Scarfs at sensational
low prices. A look will con
vince you of their great value.
Today in the Markets
Chicago, Aug. 2. Following are the
quotations on the marke'.s today:
September, lOS 102V;, 100, 100i.
December, 1012, KMVs. 103. 103.
May, 107, 10S, 107",i, 107U.
September, G3, G3, 2, G2VJ.
December, C0, C0, 59, CO.
May, 02, 62, 61V4. Gl.
September, 37, 37, 3G, 3G.
December. SS'i, SS, 37n, 37".
May, 40, 40, 40. 40'.
September. 21.50. 21.C2, 21.45, 21.57.
January, closed 17.90.
September. 11.57. 11.60, 11.52. 11.60.
October, 11.42, 11.47, 11.40, 11.45.
September. 11.50. 11.50. 11.40, 11.50.
October, 11.00, 11.00, 10.90, 11.00.
Receipts today Wheat. 1,050;
corn, 522; oats. 400; hoRS. 15,000;
cattle. 9,000; sheep. 15,000.
Estimated receipts Wednesday
Hog market opened steady. Hogs
left over, 5,600; light, $X.20 n 8.65 ;
mixed and butchers, $7.75 8.40;
good heavy, $7.45 8.20; rough
heavy, $7.45 f? 7.70.
Cattle- market opened steady.
Sheep market opened steady.
Omaha Hogs 8,000; cattle, 5,600.
Made from the formula of a physician
and chemist, who has spent many yean
in the making of food products.
10 Cents a Package All Grocers.
Line and Remnants
Refrigerators, 20 per cent discount.
Agent for White Lily wash machine.
Mrs. Potts' sad irons,
per set .
Colonial glass water pitchers,
each ........ ........... ......... ID C
Colonial glass water tumblers, u
The sanitary crystal glass Ice cream ? 1 s L
freezers, each v mJLiD
Oiled paper, the outing brand, u
lull sized, per package fdbC
Orange cider glass, cut q
flute, each OC
Jap tea cups and saucers, OCt
neat decorations M()C
Jap salt and pepper shakers, "
neat decorations JLlC
Colonial glass comports,
each . .c-Ji-
See our new line of Stouffer's hand painted china
See our new line Japanese china. Very cheap and rich
Kansas City Hogs, ll.OOO; cattle,
Hog market closed strong. Bulk
sales, $7.908.15; light, $8.20
8.75; mixed and butchers, $7,75 0)
8.40; good ' heavy, $7.45 8.20;
rough heavy, $7.45 7.70.
Cattle market closed slow, weak.
Sheep market closed steady.
Minneapolis Today, 150; last
week. 181; last year, 91.
Duluth Today. 64; last week,
100; last year, 35.
Liverpool opening cables Wheat
l'i d. lower, corn lower.
Liverpool closing Wheat 2 d. low
er, corn d. lower.
New York Stocks.
New York, Aug. 2. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
Union Pacific 161
U. S. Steel preferred 115
U. S. Seel common 68
Rock Island preferred 61 Vi
Rock Island common 29
Southern Pacific 112
New York Central ..lll
Missouri Pacific 50
Great Northern ..123
Northern Pacific 114
Louisville & Nashville 136
Colorado Fuel & Iron 27',i
Canadian Pacific .' 1S5
C. & 0 70
Brooklyn Rapid Transit 75
Baltimore & Ohio 105
Locomotive 35 Vi
Sugar 4 117
St. Paul 122Vi
Republic Steel preferred 8D
Republic Steel common 28
Southe'rn Railway 22
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Aug. 2. Following are the quota
tions on the local market today:
Fresh Eggs 17 (?J ISC
Lave Poultry Old hens, 12c
pound, springs, 40c
Butter Dairy, 22c to 25c; creamery,
1,000 pieces of linen remnants
of ends of table cloth samples,
turkey red, scarf ends and pure
line samples. Table C
No. 1 for, each wC
Potatoes New, 75 to 80c.
Feed and FueL
Grain Corn, 72c to 75c; oat, 40c to
. Forage Timothy hay, $13.
wild hay, $10; straw, $6.50.
Wood $4.60 per load.
Coal Lump, per bushel, 15c; slack.
Sales on Market square in last 21
hours up to noon today:
Oats Two loads at 42c.
Corn Seven loads at 72c to 75c
Timothy hay One load at $13.
Wild hay One load at $10.
will be one of the big events of
the year. Held at
August 8-13, 1910
It offers unusual opportunities
for a delightful outing. Thous
ands of resorts are within easy
reach by rail or water, all of
which provide excellent facil
ities for the enjoyment of out
Very Low Fares
will be In effect Jkia
Rock Island Lines
Full particulars and copy of
special folder on request.
S. F. Boyd.
Dir. Pass. Agt.,
F. H. Plummer,
C. P. Agent.
1829 Second At.,