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THE HOCK 'ARGUS, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1910.
Looking for Factory Slte. H. Q.
'Jones, representing the National Rub
berette company of De Moines, Is In
the city for the purpose of looking over
the local field with a Tiew to establish
ing a plant for the manufacture of his
product. The company Is manufactur
ing a new puncture proof Inner tube
fulfill tnr- ,).
tires, the process differing from other
filled tires In that the puncture proof
material occupies only one-tenth of
thft air STUrfl rf tYta til 1 A H4rr nlort
has been started la Des Moines which
will be in operation by Oct. 1. Mr.
Jones will. If conditions are found sat
isfactory, negotiate for the establish
ment of. a factory here as soon as pos
sible, as the field presented is a wide
Ned Lees' Vacation. Rev. Ned Lee
on Saturday received a letter contain
ing a vote of thanks from the congre
gation and official board of the Meth
odist church at North Huran, Wayne
county, New York. The pastor of' the
church is Rev. Clarence Richards.
While on his vacation last mor.ih Mr.
Lee visited at North Huron. Finding
the Methodist church there in distress
for the lack of funds, he went to work
and in a single day raised sufficient
money with which to repaint the
church and parsonage, construct gran
itoid sidewalks around both, and make
numerous other improvements. Mr.
Lee surprised the natives of North
Huron in- soiiciting funds from all
Classes of people and not confining his
solicitations to Christians alone. All
gave a generous response, and aB a re
sult the church property la cow in ex
New Asphalt Plant. The asphalt
equipment of the McCarthy Improve
ment company has arrived In this city
and will be Installed this week at City
Island. The improvements made this
year by the plant will be the last work
done In this vicinity by the plant which.
is transferred by rail, as plans and
specifications for one of the largest
and most modern stationary plants In
the west have been made. The plant
will be located on City island. It will
be equipped to handle the business of
the trl-cltles at any season during the
year that contracts may be let. The
building will be of fire-proof construc
tion and modern throughout.
Obituary Record. Lewis Lv Burllng
ham died in Bettendorf Saturday after
ah Illness of 92 days' duration from
cancer of the Btomach. Deceased was
born Oct. 10, 1831, in Steuben county.
New York, and moved to Scott county
42 years ago, settling upon a farm in
Bettendorf, upon which he lived until
his death. In 1354 he wag married to
Sarah A. Franklin, who attended him
daring his illness and 1 his only sur
vivor. The funeral was held today.
The death of Jonathan MacDowell
occurred at the family home at 105
West Eighteenth street Saturday af
ternoon at the age of 67 years. BesldeB
his wife, there survive a son, J. P.
MacDowell of Eldridge, and a daugh
ter. Bertha MacDoweJl, at home. The
funeral was held today.
The death" of Mrs. Delilah Goodwin
occurred Friday night at the family
home, No. 1 Arlington court, after a
brief illness resulting from the infirmi
ties of old age. Those who mourn her
death are nine children: Mrs. Emily
W. Scott of Atlantic, Iowa; Mrs. Theo
dica Murray. Orvllle and Theodore
Goodwin of Diota, Iowa: Mrs. Rebecca
D. Doolittle of Davenport, Iowa; Mra
Melissa McMurray of Victor, Iowa;
Alonzo L and Thomas D. Goodwin of
Mitchell, S. D., and Hiram P. Goodwin
of Seattle, Wash. The funeral was today.
To Lydia E. Finkliam's
jSioomdalc, Ohio. suffered f rom
fjrri'ii'f ll(ill-.lfho. Tjn'r.S ill IT) V baCH"
. . laiia rittnc siue, ana
ri : v:i.s tired all the
time and nervous.
I could not sleep,
and every month I
could hardly stand
the pain. .Lydia E.
ble Compound re
stored me to health
again and made me
feel like a new wo
man. I hope this
letter will induce
other women to avail themselves of
,thl3 valuable medicine." Mrs- E. 1L
uTbxdsbick, Bloomdale, Ohio.
( Backache is a symptom of. female
weakness or derangement If you
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as Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound. Cure the cause of these dis
tressing aches and pains and you will
become well and strong.
The great volume of unsolicited tes
tixnony constantly pouring in proves
conclusively that Lydia E. Pinkham's
(Vegetable Compound, made from roots
and herbs, has restored health to thou
sands of women.
If you have the slightest doubt
that Lydia E. Pinkham's Vege
table Compound will help yon,
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ftnd the a wco free.
RED TAPE EXPERT
PURE OLIVE OIL AND
A full line just received from Italy at
F. CAMP ANA'S
' 1917 Second Avenue.
The goverrvnent oSces In Whitehall
are supposed to use "red tape" pretty
freely, but the supply in London is
nothing to what it is in India. Let
us outline briefly the true history of
Balm Tara Cbaud. late of the subordi
nate branch of the Indian civil serv
ice. The story is true.
Dabu Tara Cband was a deputy sub
assistant clerk In the cutcberry of a
deputy collector in the Swanklbagb
district of southern Bengal. The in
land postage nite in India at that
period was three pies, or about 1
farthing, for letters weighing one tola.
One tine day when the officials bad
concluded the annual or biennial over
haul of the books of the cutcberry It
was discovered that by some un
heard of turpitude one stamp of the
value of three pies (1 farthing) had
been unaccounted for. The stamp
could be clearly traced to the desk
and control of Babu Tara Chand.
Thence it bad disappeared.
Babu Tara Cband was not summa
rily dismissed; neither was he made
the target of a criminal prosecution. In
stead be received a lengthy letter on
blue foolscap paper, painting out in
detail how certain property of her
most gracious majesty the queen em
pressto wit, one Indian postage" stamp
of the value of - three pies bad been
committed to bis care on a certain
date and that uptto the date of writ
ing no adequate explanation bad been
forthcoming of said. postage stamp.
The communication fell upon the
luckless Tara Cband like a bolt from
the blue. It left but three courses
open to him viz:
(a) Besign from the service.
(b) Czplaln the disappearance of the
farthing postage stamp In a manner
deemed -eatJafactory by the auditor.
(c) Recoup, the farthlog-'
Of these ' three courses It - will be
obvious' to any person with the shal
lowest knowledge of the Bengali char
acter that the third one (c) was from
the outset , beyond the. pale of con
sideration. The first (a) was also too
terrible to . contemplate. Therefore
Babu Tara Chand sat down and com
posed a letter which was a masterpiece
In its way and. in which be requested
to be relieved from routine service for
a period of four weeks to enable him
to make such, a search. among the rec
ords of the department, etc., as might
enable him to trace the missing stamp.
This reasonable request was readily
Four' weeks later Babu Tara Chand
applied for a further term of two
weeks . wherein,' to ; draw; up a report
upon the., results of his investigations
in pursuit the. err anti postage stamp.
This, having pftssed.tbrough the eight
een or nineteen, different bands neces
sary for such. an. application, was in
turn duly granted,' and nt. the end of
the fortnight Tara Chand submitted a
report of 216 foolscap pages, explain
ing that, despite the most diligent ef
forts and Inquiries on his part, be had
been unable to secure the slightest
clew to the cause of the deficiency.
When the department of audits and
accounts had fully digested thls.docu-
That is the Way
to find out how good P.andG. The White
Naphtha Soap is.
Read and follow the directions on the inside
of the wrapper. They tell you to wash clothes in
half the time and with half the effort it now takes.
. . . without boiling them.
... without rubbing the life out of them on a
. . . without, having to stand for hours, over
tubs of steaming water.
A good part of the work and almost all the
discomfort of wash day is due to the fact that
women boil their clothes. It isn't necessary.
ment and presented a reporc of the
same In official precis to the auditor
general the auditor general through
the secretary of the. asslstaut auditor
general of the presidency of Bengal
notitled Babu Tara Chand that it was
not wholly satisfactory and that the
circumstances bearing upon the loss of
the stamp would have to be definitely
explained and proved or the deficit of
three pies would have to made good.
Babu Tara Chand stuck to his guns
and wrote again. He wrote many
times. As often as be wrote his ex
planations the auditor general wrote
signifying his ofiicial dissatisfaction
with the same.
Eventually, one fine day about nine
months subsequent to the discovery of
the loss and some two years subse
quent to Its alleged perpetration, the
auditor general his Interest in the
matter of a farthing postage stamp be
ing overwhelmed in u frontier war
budget sent an ultimatum to Tara
Cband. The loss of the postage stamp
would have to be definitely explained
or Its value, the sum of three pics, be
duly refunded to the treasurer of the
Then Babu Tara Cband became pos
sessed of an inspiration which even
to this day is pointed to with pride
and complacency by even the most cir
cumlocutory of the red tape depart
ments within the purview of the gov
ernment of India.
Babu Tara Chand wrote to the audi
tor general as follows:
Sir In.reply to your memo, of 7th last.
I have tne I onor to state terrlWe confla
gration of my cooK rious. : on 5th Inst.,
hopelessly annihtlotins" aJl: documents In
the case of lost - poets.se stamp of three
plea. propert ,of ber roost Gracious rnaj-
wty the Queen em press. Therefore by
(Trace of God andLundeiyreruJatlon para.
IS, 463, section - czxxl. of departmental reg
ulations, volume 87 (bengal).. I request you
forward for my Information complete
copies of entire file of correspondence In
this case, so ttvat l ean report again upon
same to your . aUr action. 1 have the
honor to be, air, your most obedieDt. hum
ble servant. TARA CHAND.
ijeputy 8u bassist ant Cleric to the Deputy
The auditor general never replied.
Tara Chano bad won bis case. Lon
A PUZZLING PINE. """"
Peculiar Tree-That Is Something of a
Mystery to Botanists.
Upper California is the home of a
tree that has puzzled botanists. It is
a pine which will grow only near the
seacoast Its growth is slow, and it
does not attain to .great size.
The. strange thing about it is that
tbere are, to ' all,, appearances, insur
mountable difficulties In the way of
the perpetuationof the species. Some
specimens of It, exist in Kew gardens,
in London. - They have been carefully
examined, by ,' competent authorities,
and all admit that the tree presents a
problem unlike anything elsewhere
This pine produces at regular inter
rals the usual cones "containing seeds;
but, strange ..to, say, the cones are se
thoroughly protected that the seeds
cannot be released. The cones are
hard and tightly closed and have
strong overlapping scales.
More extraordinary still, is the fact
that the pine;"; after producing Its al
most . invulnerable, cones, ; keeps them
hanging on Its, branches' '.year after
year. Unless through sorne peculiar
accident the seeds would apparentlj
remain attached to the parent tree for
ever. Many of the cones, on the trees
in Kew gardens' have been" there for
years, as Is shown by' the size of the
branches and the formation of the
It has been found that tie seed ves
sels which this"; tree so powerfully re
tain are so'vwell protected that It re
quires a'strong knife 'with the assist
ance of a heavy. hammer to cut the
cone into sections. No ordinary con
ditions of 'temperature can make a
cone open. . :j'
The following ,1s.' the only explana
tion yet ottered that seems to have any
degree ' of plausibility.: . The species
may be perpetuated by" fire. One who
has studied the tree asserts that noth
ing but. the Intense beat of a forest
tire ceuld compel 'the cones to release
their seeds. It has been found that
tinder the influence of Intense heat
they crack open and the seeds fall
out uninjured. Harper's Weekly.
Advertised List No. 37.
Following is a list of letters remain
ing uncalled for in the postofilce at
Rock Island for the week ending Sept,
17, 1909: Henry Appell, Miss Helen
Anderson, Mrs. Gus Anderson,' Mrs.
Grace Anderson, Mrs. A. W. Bowen
Defeated In Cook County John. H.
Hell, former principal of the Molina
high school, who was candidate for
republican nomination as superintend
ent of schools of Cook county, met de
feat in the primaries, according . to
complete reports printed in the Chi
cago papers. Mr. Hell, who is now su
perintendent of schools in Morgan
Park, finished third in the race for
nomination, whioh was won by Archi
bald O. Coddlngton, the state candi
date, with a plurality of 8,284.
Still Remains Here. The manage
ment of the Molina Pump company de
clares erroneous all reports to the ef
fect that a decision had been reached
to move its factory from Moline to
Ottumwa, Iowa. . Manager Killlnger
declares that, while negotiations have
been begun wKh the Ottumwa Com
mercial club, they are no farther along
than are negotiations with commercial
organizations in a number of other
cities. The pump company, having dis
posed of its local plant, h? on the mar
ket for a site, and Ottumwa Is attempt
ing to raise a bonus of 915,000 to the
Will Build In Spring. Immediately
following the conference session at
Pontlac this week, the Methodist
church congregation in Silvis will be
gin a campaign for funds with which to
erect a handsome church edifice in. the
spring. - The ofiicial board of the con
gregation, at a recent meeting voted
unanimously to request that the pres
ent pastor,' Rev. E. W. Thompson, be
returned for his fourth year. The re
quest practically means Mr. Thomp
son's selection, as the conference gen
erally ratifies decisions of local con
gregations. Silvis Methodists met all
their financial obligations during the
fiscal year ended Sept. 8, and report
an increase of approximately 30 mem
bers. Obituary Record. Mrs. Sophia Cor
nelius, wife of Peter Cornelius, produce
dealer, was buried this morning In
East Moline cemetery. The funeral
service was at 9 o'clock from. Sacred
Heart church, Rev. J. B. Culemans of
ficiating. Mrs. Cornelius' death occur
red at St. Anthony's hospital from an
attack of typhoid fever . She was born
in Belgium Feb. 20, 1R83, and came to
this city in March, 1905. She leaves
her husband and three small children
and two brothers here, her parents,
four brothers and one sister in Belgium.
(2), Mrs. M. Blakemore, Mrs. L. R.
Bland. Mrs. H. S. Beggs. Mrs. C. Berk
ley, Miss Jennie Baker. Mrs. Charles
Becht, Mrs. R. E. Bell, Mrs. C. A. Bnrs
tron, Mrs. J. Bullok, Mrs. John Brough.
Miss L Barrett, Mrs. P. Baker, Mrs.
M. Beham, Mrs. C. H. Black, Harry
Barllant. Bill Bloyd, Miss Butner, Miss
T. Cooney. Mrs. N. O. Connor, Mrs. S.
M. Coard, Mrs. W. F. Callahan, Miss
H." Couch, Mrs. R. Compton, Mrs. M.
Connelly, Rastus Coward, Miss L. May
CummingB, John Collins, M. C. Church,
Mrs. Thimas Lewis Dunn, Mrs. O .S.
Deland, Mrs. W. C. Devole, Mrs. S. A.
Daugherty. Mrs. C. Duncan, Mrs. C.
Dackers, Mrs. Olive Dunkwene, Miss
L. Davis, Mrs. P. Declark. Mrs. Maud
Deetz, Mrs. Ethel O. Day, Miss J. Don
ahue, Mrs. U. G. Davis, Steve Debore,
George Darley, Elijah Davis, Mrs. F.
M. Frennon, Miss E. F06burg, C. C.
Ford, Charles Ford. H. R. Ford, Harry
Ford, Clara Farrell, Laura Frudeger,
Miss M. Gordon, Mrs. E. Galvln, Mrs.
M. Gosselllng, Mrs. S. S. Gregg, Dil
lard Givan, Gaetano Galvani, Miss
He'en Gevcke (3), Mrs. E. Huber, Miss
Ada Hoebecke, Mrs. M. I. Huntington,
Mrs. C. S. Hicks, Mrs. Mary Holets.
Mrs. A. Holmes, Miss B. Hole. Mrs.
Ruth Hansen, Mrs. Viola Hill. Mrs. F.
Haddick, Mrs. Freda Hammerstrand,
Mrs. I. E. Huppert, E. H. Hohensteln,
Jonathan Hultlngr.i, Mrs. Julia Hotze,
Miss Perl Held, Mrs. Emma Johnson,
Mrs. P. H. Jones, R. L. Keating, Mrs.
A. S. Klrklund. Miss May Kroll, Mrs,
J. Lorden, Miss Bessie Lane, Miss
Laura Lcomis. Miss E. Lindholm, Emil
Luckmeyer, William Lake, Mrs. W. J.
McMillen, Mrs. M. Murphy. Mrs. E. E.
Mills, vMl8B m! Merrlman, Mrs. R. E.
McGowan, Mrs. E. T. McAuliffe,
Claude Mentzer, Mrs. Frances Murphy,
Alex A. Miller, Mrs. Genevieve Meyer,
Mrs. J. Nadler, Miss AnnA"Nelson, Mrs.
Marie Olney, Mrs. Hedley Peterson,
Mrs. N. B. Pratt, Mrs. E. Pearson, Miss
Mae Park, Mrs. Alice Park, Mrs. Emil
Rabe, Mrs. C A. Reagan, Mrs. Ike
Reed, Wood II. Ramsey, Rock Island
Cigar company, Mrs. C. Sherer, Mrs.
A. Smithy Mrs. W. J. Sample, Mrs. W.
E. Snyder, Mrs. M. Sllversteln, Mrs.
E. Salyards, True Spencer, MUs Mollie
Stanley, Bahert Sards, Mrs. M. Tarpy,
Mrs. J. W. Temple, MIbs E. Thomas,
Mrs. Lamont Vercoutern, Clyde Veaux,
Miss Ruth, Waite, Mrs. B. Weltz, Mrs.
Roy Wendt, Mrs. S. Williams, Mrs. N.
S. Wakeland, Mrs. H. B. Wilson, Anne
Whaley. Foreign: Herrn Ft. Sophus
Block, Robert Larssen.
hugh a. j. Mcdonald,
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"Can be depended upon" is an ex
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Remedv it means that it never falls to
cure diarrhoea, dysentery or bowel
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Remember we give you
expert framing and mat
cutting and carry the most
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1523 Second Ave.
Phone West 1490.
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The Weir All Steel Furnace
Gas, Soot, Dust,
Note the large
and massive boil
er like construction.
Phil S. Wilchcr
2104 Fourth Avenue.
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BENNETT'S-Look for the Bear
Rock Island, III.
Old Phone W 1 1
Q One of the first requisites el a
modern home is an up-to-date sani
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some at aO times, plumbing fixtures
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