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7 JAXUARY 13, 1011.
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WIFE MUST COME
Moline Bachelor Will Not Be
Satisfied With One From
Any Other City.
Big Growth at Postoffice
WRITES MAYOR A LETTER
Says He Owns Farm and City Prop
erty, Is Christian and Carrie
Woe is Moline when the day cornea
that her bachelor boys go to Brook
lyn, X. T.. for a bride. Or father, -woe
to Moline's unmarrial inalj gentry in
the day when no comely spinsters this
side of Brooklyn, York state, will have
That it has been necessary for at
least one Moline man to apply in
Brooklyn for a helpmeet is the story
related by the Brooklyn Eagle, in a re
cent edition of which appeared this
"Wants wife from Brooklyn Here's
a chance for women who are 'about
42.' Lonely man in Moline, 111. asks
Borough President Steers to help him
The man referred to is "Mr. C. H. J.
of the Plow City. It is a far cry from
Moline, a middle western manufactur
ing city, to Brooklyn, the down east
suburb of a world metropolis, but the
following verbatim clipping from the
Brooklyn Eagle chows that C. H. J.
(by the way. there are several C. H
J.'s in the JMoline city dicertory) suc
ceeded in making a cry loud enough to
create a disturbance the other side of
the Great White Way:
SOMEONE TOC KXOW!
"The fame of Brooklyn's women ex
tends far out into the west. The sweet
disposition, congenial temperament,
reputation for good cooking and gen
eral record for housewifery second to
none, has made such an Impression in
the. city of Moline, I1L, that one of Its
citizens has written to Borough Presi
dent Steers to see if he cannot help
the writer get a wife from this com
munity. "The man will have no other help
mate but a Brooklyn ' woman, prefer
ably of the age of discretion, about 42
years. And he has money, too, so he
says ; and he is a member of but three
secret organizations, he indicates that
he may be thus able to stay home
some of the evenings and enjoy the
companionship, and the cooking to be
sure, of the Brooklyn woman who is
willing to change her residence to Mo
line and her name to Mrs. 'C. H. J.'
WORTHY Of HER LOVE.
"The interesting missive, which was
received this morning, reads as fol
lows: " 'On TTme Club,
" 'December 30, 1910.
" Dear Ladies:
" 'Pardon me. I would be very
much pleased to have correspondence
with some middle-aged lady about age
42. My object is matrimony. I am
looking for a good cook and house
keeper and companion or helpmate
through life. I am 48 years old. Ger
man descent. Blue eyes. Dark hair,
Honest in all my dealings. Am a
Christian and church member. I be
long to three secret orders, Odd Fel
lows, Red Men and Modern Woodmen
of America. Own 50 acreB of land and
two properties. Carry a large life in
surance policy and am worthy of the
love of any lady. All I want is a true
and good companion. I will be pleased
to hear from some, v ery smcereiy.
address " 'Mr. C. M. J..
" 'Moline, 111.' 1
HAS MOLIXE REFERENCES.
A young woman of Brooklyn haa for
warded the above clipping to a friend
in Moline and enclosed with It a let
ter containing this comment:
"I cut the enclosed out of the
Brooklyn Eagle. It was too good to
keep. Am beginning to think I made
some kind of an impression while In
Illinois, when a Moline man will have
no one but a Brooklyn girl. Do you
think 111 fill the blllt I know I'm
'under age,' but then I could powder
my hair and make myself look '42'
and then. I could give him nearby ref
erences that should be a strong
Figures prepared by Postmaster H. A. J. McDonald show an inert ot
$7,201.54 in the postal receipts of the Rock l6land office in the past year:
Letters registered ...... . 4,00".
Parcels registered 8,706 ,
Foreign letters registered 2S?
Foreign parcels registered 49
Official matter registered 6S1
Registers received from R. F. D , 82
Registers received for city distribution 18,188
Registers handled In transit 83,004
Registers received at stations ......... 8,165
CITY DELIVERY DIY1SIOK.
Letters forwarded 83,618
Second, third and fourth class forwarded L189
Held for postage 4.271
Returned to writer 11.702
Letters advertised ... 2,241
Letters sent to dead letter office 1,735
Hotel letter! sent to dead letter office 158
Unmallable matter 804
Notices to publishers B.715
Changes of address on N. P.. for city delivery 13,938
City directory changes recorded 8,725
Forwarding orders received and recorded 4,060
Information cards sent 668
Postal receipts year ending Dec 81, 1910 $152,674.16
Postal receipts year ending Dec. 31, 1909 145,472.62
MONEY ORDER BUSINESS.
Number domestic orders Issued 27,575
Amount $ 194,470.48
Number International orders issued 1.426
Number drafts issued 151
Number certificates of deposit issued 8.631
Number domestic orders paid 160,726
Number International orders paid 90
Transferred from postal account 61,000.00
Transferred to postal account 400.00
Deposited at Chicago 5,079.00 '
FIVE YEARS' POSTAL RECEIPTS.
Jan. 1 to Dec 81, 1906 '. $ 88,375.64
Jan. 1 to Dec 81, 1907 96,734.67
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 1908 112,527.53
Jan. 1 to Dec 31, 1909 145,472.62
Jan. 1 to Dec 31, 1910 152.674.16
The immensity of second-class matter originating and mailed from this
office is shown by the following figures: Number of pounds mailed at this
office during the year ending Dec .31, 1910. is 2.480,044.
STEIN BANQUET AT
HOME OF THE EAGLES
Unique Social Function Arranged for
the Membership on the Night
of Jan. 18.
Old Soldier Tortured.
"For years I suffered unspeakable
torture from indigestion, constipation
and liver trouble." wrote A. K.
Smith, a war veteran at Erie. Pa.,
"tut Dr. King's New Life Pills fixed
me all right. They're simply great.
Tiy them for any stomach, liver or
kidney trouble. Only 25 cents at all
$ Does Sore Throat, Bronchitis, Croup
Ton. can easily tell by reading the
symptoms below whether you have ca
tarrh or not:
Offensive breath, frequent sneering.
discharge from the nose, stoppage of
the nose, hue sine Be of the voice, tick'
ling In throat, droppings In throat, a
sough, pain in chert, loss of strength,
variable appetite, spasms of coughing.
low-spirited at times, raising of mu
cous, difficulty in breathing, loss of
Harper House pharmacy has a sensi
ble rained y (money hack If It falls) for
catarrh, called Hyomel (pronounced
HIgho-me) which Is a vaporized air,
so antiseptic that when ft Is breathed
over the inflamed and germ-Infested
membrane. It kills all germ life, gives
relief in two minutes, and cures ca
The price, Including hard rubber
pocket inhaler, is only 81. The Jnhaltr
will last a lifetime, so that should you
need a second bottle of Hyomel you
can get It for 50 cents.
The Rock Island aerie of Eagles
is going to hold a stein banquet at
the Eagles' home on Twenty-first
street the night of Jan. 18 that for
originality and uniqueness promises
to excel anything of the kind here
tofore given. The following sent out
to the membership is intended to
give an idea of the attractions for
"Say, boy! Lemme slip you sum-
pin. Sh-h-h-. Them Rock Island
Eagle guys is goin to push over a
hot bunch of chin goods Jan. 18. Be
lieve me, them guys is the real goat
getters, with a stein banquet, skirts
barred. That's the answer for this
swell time stuff.
. "What's a doin'? Say. ask me!
Notbln's but and then mostly. Why,
there's the zobo chorus with Red
Ehmke doin the solo biz, and Cal
and them other ginks a lippin' in.
Some class, boy! Then, there's
Floyd Wilson, just broke out of the
opera he will gurgle 'Under the
Yum Yum Tree.' GreaJ kid.- this
Floyd, and he'll show how old Doc
Cook fed gumdrops to the eskimos at
the north pole.
"This 'Mutt and Jeff' thing will
be touched off by Boy Curry and
Red Ehmke, and they're surely cut
for the parts. When they rip the
daylights out of 'Where the River
Shannon Flows everybody will say
that it's worth one bone. Then th
shinsky barber, Frank Oleson, he's
going to poke some noise through
the cornet that'll make you forget
you ever had any troubles on your
staff. George Etzel will do the
Sousa gag as leader of the Cboiman
band, with Frank Meenan, Roy Cur
ry. Hank Nelson, Elmer Showalter.
August Swanson, Frank Olson and
some other carps, all working like
little old pals together. When they
saw off a few chunks the audience
will wonder why they work for a
'The 'Italian Love' business will
be dished up by George Etsel, with
his own chorus, and that Georgie boy
is a funny little guy. Tim Collins
and Joe Carroll will deliver harp
eojnedy and they won't do nothing
at all to 'Little Johnny Dugan.' The
Schultselbaum band will cut the
cheese and pass It around and the
Gibson Boys' Mandolin club and
Eagle quartet will fill In on the cor
ners. Some swell eats, too, boys.
The line, of chuck that makes you
thing ot mother. Are you with us?"
WORTHY FATHER IS TOPIC
Special Sermon Tonight at .Memorial
Tonight will be "Fathers" night In
the special meetings which are being
conducted at the .Memorial Christian
church by Dr. H. O. Breeden and the
Llntt brothers. Dr. Breeden will
preach on "A Worthy Father. Prof.
Lintt and the mannaerchor will lead the
singing. Gordon Lintt will sing the
solo "My Father's Growing Old." Ev
ery attendant is requested to wear a
read flower in honor of father.
The services last night were attend
ed by an unusually large audience.
Dr. Breeden gave a very practical, in
85o oranges, while they last,
two dozen for ...... . 3B0
Faney New York Baldwin
apples, peck .,. ,.m. 4Qo
Fancy Win Sap apples
peck 7 40o
Best granulated sugar.
20 pounds for . $1.00
Jersey Cream flour In towel
sacks, guaranteed or money
Fancy creamery butter.
Pound ... . 310
Faney new California prunes,
three pounds ....... 2Bo
Best 6ultana raisins,
three pounds . . ... 25c
Best seedless raisins,
three pounds ....... ... 2 Co
Best package raisins.
three packages ........ 2Bo
Nice fresh dates.
three pounds .......... 26o
three packages 2Do
Popcorn, guaranteed to pop.
eight pounds ......... 26o
Glngersnaps. soda or oyster
crackers, two pounds ... IBc
Lenox soap, eight hars .. 28c
Santa Claus soap,
seven bars for ......... 2 8 C
Millionaire brand lima beans,
two cans for ......... 2 5 C
Best grade of corn, peas, or
tomatoes, three cans ... 2Sc
Phone your order early.
Prompt delivery to any part
of the city.
Brady Grocery Co.,
Old phone West 443, new 6976
700 Twelfth Street.
The Moslem's Exaltod Month.
Ramadan Is the month exalted by
Moslems above all others. In that
month the Koran according to Mos
lem tradition was brought down by
Gabriel from heaven and delivered
to man in small sections. In that
month Mohammed wss accustomed to
retire from Mecca to the cave of nira
for prayer tod meditation. In that
month Abraham. Moses and other
prophets received their divine revela
tions. In that month the "doors of
heaven are always open, the passages
to bell are shut, and the devils are
chained." So run the traditions.
The Missing Word.
A "new missing" word contest has
Just appeared. It is as follows: A
good church deacon est down on the
pointed end of a tack, lie at once
sprang up and said only two word.
The last was "it." Any one guest-In;;
the first word and sending a dollar la
rash will be entitled to this periodical
offensive and scriptural presentation of! fwr oue year.-Llppincott's.
the subject." What Is Baptism?" He sim- j
testament on the subject So compari
sons were made. An appeal was made
to the new testament examples of bap
tism also. The large audience listen
ed with intense interest. After the
sermon, the ordinance of 'japti.Mo was
administered by the pastor. Hv. E. T.
McFarland. There was one conversion
at the service last night. The. will
be baptismal services Saturday niht
for the benefit of several who vcre
unable to attend last night.
Her LittU Jok.
'Mrs. rufferly Is tickled to death
with the way she fooled the custoiLi
"How did Rhe do it?"
"She didn't buy a thing abroad.
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"Is your wife economizing?
I think so. 8be now writes eight
words on a page of letter paper In
stead of only six." Washington Star.
Licensed to Wed.
Andrew Beneeh Rock Island
Miss Sophia Rhury kanaka Rock Island
Morris Tomllnson ..Sberrard
Miss Winnie Logan Preemption
Death In Roaring Fire.
nay not result from the work of
firebugs, but often severe burns are
caused that make a quick need for
Bueklen's Arnica Salve, the quickest.
surest cure for burns, wounds,
bruises, bolls, sores. It subdues in
flammation. It kills pain. It soothes
and heals. Drives off skin eruptions,
s leers or pila. Only 25 cents st all
Children's gauntlet leather gloves, regular 50c values,
Saturday special 39c
Bleached muslin, 10c values, Saturday special,
BOleached table cloth, 58 inches wide, special
Standard calicots, Saturday special, yard 4V2C
Boys' serviceable suits, Norfolk style, good material,
10c cotton rolls, Saturday special, each 7c
In Our Grocery Dept.
Sugar, 20 pounds for $1.00
Bice, per pound 5c
Kellogg's or Oriole corn flake, three packages for . 25c
Dr. Wykoff's household ammonia, half gallon bottles,
per bottle 5q
Peas, corn and tomatoes of high standard quality,
three cans for
1615-1617 2d Ave.
Rock Island, 111.