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THE ROCK ISIiAXP ARGUS, SATGHDAY, MARCH 4, 1911.
FILES A SUIT JO
CONDEMN A TRACT
City Attorney J. F. Witter Start Ac-
tion A gains t the Firm of
Morris & Lewis.
City Attorney James F. Witter start
ed condemnation proceedings in the
county court yesterday afternoon
against the firm of Morris and Lewis,
owners of a tract of land on Second
avenue between Twenty-third and
Twenty-fourth streets. By an act of
the council some month 3 ago, a part
of the avenue at that point was vacat
ed In order to allow the Burlington
road to lay a number of switch tracks
which were needed and the tract
which the city desires to have con
demned Is to be used in making the
street wide enough to permit traffic
DEMOCRATS SUCCEED IN
DEFEATING BILL FOR PER-'
MANENT TARIFF BOARD
C Continued from Pace One.)
board bill had been stopped mean
time to give way to this roll call.
THREATENS THE SPEAKKR.
An exciting scene occurred in
front of the speaker's desk when
Johnson of Kentucky sought to have
his name recorded during the roll
call and the speaker delayed recog
nition of him.
"I wish you were a younger man,"
'I will take no advart?.ge cf my
age," retorted the speaker belliger
ently. Another democrat member
caught hold of Johnson's arm and
turned him away, while ttie house
was cheering the speaker.
MAC E OL'T K(OM) TIME.
The speaker again ordered out the j would yield for final action on all ap-Bprer-.int-at-arms
with his mace when I propriation bill9 except the sundry
the democrats sought to recommit
the general deficiency bill. The con
ference report on the general. deficien
cy bill was adopted 101 to 100.
" Tlie roll call on the tariff board
bill as to whether the previous ouey
tion should be ordered en that meas
ure was then resumed amid fhouts
for tlie regular order and various
protests and motions of a tlila'ory j
nature. The speiker wildly pounded j
for order during the roll call and
immediately ordered out the ser-1
geant-at-arms with the official weap- J
on of b's oflice. I
All semblance of order as
thrown to the winds by the demo
crats. The hous" ordered the pre-
iiif.ctinr M1ifiteft a reAfil;!- 1
tion for forelnir the
through without debate
ing 174 to l?. On
herald's motion to
, thp vote be -
division Fit. I
tariff board bill to the ways and; The senate took up the- Sulloway gen-1
means committee wan rejected, 14 0; c-ral pension bill, which would increase j
to 1T.r, but the ayes and noes were j the pension roils 55".o ' ,000 yearly.
demanded and another roll call be- j The vice-president ruled the pending ;
ean with the noon adjournment only question was an amendment of McCum- j
h.tlf an hour distant. her which would increase the pension i
i roll only about $S.500,0o0. j
Senate Has Another All idre took the floor in opposition to j
Night Session but Closes iny ( "f f1' ani
0 demanded the rea.i-cn of the n-noi on
Up IIS Business m me j
Washington, JIareh 4. T'.irough the ,
long hours of another all nUht ses--sion
ihc: senate- struggled desperately ,
in an effort to clear the way to final'
adjournment at nonu today. Only from :
5 to 7 o'clock this morning were the ;
legislative wheels at a standstill '
This recess of two hoars was ordered
that the senators might snatch a lit-;
tie rest in preparation for the clos- j
nsnir.pton, .-iarcu .- 1 1: bvI1" 1 1 1 cc!ock last r '"lit
ate today passed the permanent tariff j rrocf,ding thatS pertar.3 the mo
board bill by a vof of f. to 2o.;4 fentg a T,ovt;,1:. tt.;l. v;lthcl-awn
The end of the long light came at!wh).n Sena:&r c,.mr!i!::s flIino.:n.cd
S.S0 tins morn.rg. At that hour -the , s tant actio:1 of t,iC Kcnate Wls
vice president directed the clerk to; po.-tofP.ce anprcprt-
call the mil. St-vera democratic: ..... - . . . .
, . . , i ation bill carrvmsr a -.out S2T-,' : ,00n.
senators were on the'r feet clamor- . . . .
... t .. , The provision Turing tho po tace to
Ing for recocnition nt flic time nrsd
the re was mu.-h confusion. The vice !;w'l!lf;iDt y v-ilS prepared to
president declined to recognize, as- .discuss the mei.su re lon,er u an
sorting debate was not in order, would suit f?e ccnve:r.c:ic ot the sen
Gore of Oklahoma declined to be ate at this tlEro
taken off his feet and insisted upon ; I'L.ws tSvr.srrr.ATiov.
making a statement while the clerk ; In its place was substituted a provi
was taking a vote. : sion authorizing the prcrident to ap-
Ai.oMi I'tttTY L1m:s. point a comrr.is. : .m ..." thi vo incti.bers
The vote was along party lines, re- to make a tbororh investicaiiou or
publicans, insurgents and regulars the whole subject of handling second
alike, voting Tor the bill, with but class mail matter.
two exceptions and the democrats Earlier in the clay the sena'e had
generally opposing it. Hulkcley of pas.-ed the sundry c;il and the naval
Connecticut and Heyburn cf Idaho bills.
were tho republicans who recorded! P:ans of the postoffce department
themselves against the bill. ; for the establishment of a parcels
Five democrats voted for it as fol- post as an experiment were defeated
lows: Clarke. Newlands. Owen, J late last night when the senate on a
Thornton and Chamberla'n. 1 point of order raised by Senator iJai!-
ami: omf.ts Mim:.
The bill, as passed by the senate,
rarrit'd several amendments to the
house bill and was at once sent to
the house for further consideration.
At 9 o'clock the senate recessed un
til 10 to prepare for the closing
OWi: TIKI'S THE KI.OOR.
The session was resumed with the
democrats in a belligerent mood. Owen
occupied the floor, cpimsing consider
ation of several conference reports
and refused to surrender. Finally, at
the earnest solicitation of the vice'
president. he yielded a sufficient time for ;
the adoption of th conference report
in the general deficiency bill. The
vice president made farther appeals to
Owen, but to no effect.
TRY TO APPEASE.
At It o'clock effort was made to ap
peaso Owen by providing that the con
stitutions of loth Xew Mexico and Ari
zona be approved jointly. Owen said
he ou!.l ha'e to be assured tuch a
resolution would pass the house before
he would consent to the sundry civil
bill going throush ihe senate.
I) EKE AT El) OX VOTE.
Heyburn ended the attempt at such
an agreement by a flat-r o'td obje,:-.
QUITS SEAT IN
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SENATOR JOSEPH WELDO.N BAILEY OF TEXAS.
tion. Owen resumed talking. When Folk tte, Hale sought to have it re
Money, the democratic leader, appealed i ported for action before the final ad-
to Owen at 11:05, the latter ?aIJ he
rivll, but he would insist upon holding
up that bill until New Mexico and Ar'.-,
fcona could "be recognized jointly. Then i
the senate voted
on the joiut stat-
It was defeated C9
This also had the effect of defeating
i the ratification of the New Mexico coa-
clock srrr back.
With the statehood filibuster out of !
the way, the senate resumed bUf-inos. j
The clock was ?et lack at ll:"0 to)
11:'2. The co.nferencf report cm th 1
j sundry civil bill was agreed to. The
I postofUce appropriation biU as amend-;
led by the house so as to eliminate the
1 second class postage investigation
! commission, was screed to. and the
jn:.i . r.ui ttnun :
vldin!?' for tne appointment of such aj
pknsion iiii.i, cons oit. j
the Sulloway pen-ion bill, it becominc
evident to Scott that the purpose v.-a 3 j
to filibuster the bil to death, he with- i
After the withdrawal of the SuII'j-1
way bill, the senate proceeded to clear :
UT the business in band and at 12:''0
adjourned tine die. .
lst sii'i'i.v ?ii:t!!n isi-.n.
Tlie genera! d--f. cieiiey bill, the last
, of the big supply uj.
1 rr-s, wr,
.ed the t,reil
ev of Texas, stru
k from the postoffice
appropriation bill an rem of $.v 'u0
designed to put Into effect tho propos
ed system on April 1.
NO REAPPORTION ME T.
There will be no congressional re
apportionment. This was decided at
2 o'clock this mornihg. The reappor
tionment bill fixing the number of rep-
rescntatives at 431, which passed the
house earlier in the r.ession. had been
allowed to remain in the senate com-!vard
mittee of the census unMl Friday.
when, in the absence of Chairman La
yOU will never regret taking
the Hitters when the appe
tite lagN, when the digestion is
Ioor or when you suffer from
folds. Crip or Malarial disor
der. Try it.
THE UPPER HOUSE
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rV - V-',
Accordingly the committee was poll
ed and the measure placed in the
hands of Hale. At 2 o'clock Hale was
busily engaged, and up to that time
na(i not nlade a reDort on the aDnor-
I tionment measure. In the meantlmo
j opposition to the house basis of appor
; tionment had arisen in the senate,
j This opposition was so decided as to
j render it impossible for the bill to get
MSS KINNER ON PROGRAM.
THE PHILANTHROPY DEPART-mc-nt
of the Davenport Woman's club
had an interesting meeting Thursday
at the public library club rooms. The
Indies are greatly interested in plan
ning, in union with the music depart
ment, for a conce. t as a benefit of its
fresh air fund, pml Xhe program for
the recital which will be Tuesday eve
ning, .March 14, at Unity hall was an
nounced as completed. This will be
presented by some of the best musical
talent of the tri cities and is as fol
lows: Quartet "Down .Among the Sugar
Violin "Slavonic Berceuse" op. 11
Miss Amy Tardner.
Vcice "If I should Plant a Tiny
Seel of Love". . Cockney Love Song
Piano Ballads op. 27 Chopin
.Miss Edna Stark.
Voice Lyrics from Sing Song
Miss Elizabeth Noti.
Violin Grand Fantasie Militaire
"Kings of the rioad" Nevin
O. A. Kerry.
Reading "Rebrcco's Journey" .
..from "llebecce at Sunnybrook
Miss Henrietta Kinner.
Voice "Oh. Mio 7'ernando," from
"Ixl Favorite" Donizetti!
Quartet "Liza" Von Alstein
MR. AXD MRS. C
M. WITTIG OF
East Fourth street, Davenport, an
nounce the .-'Hgageinent of their daugh
ter, Miss En.ile M. Vv'ittig, to Closson
Gilbert of Chicago, the wedding to
take place some time during the com
ing summer. Miss .tflg nas been for i
the past three years secretary of the piacques being used as favors.
Lend a-hand club, coming to Daven-I .
rort from the Chicago United Charl- j TRI-CITY 500 CLUB.
ties, where she was an active worker! THE TRI-CITY 500 CLUB WAS
for several years. She has been a 'entertained by Mrs. L. Mosenfelder
most efficient and abie Officer in the !
club' and has endeared herself to
many friends outside, as well as In
the organization. Her Interests have
led her to active philanthropic work,
and she has been a worker in
the Tri-C:ty Social Service club.
Mr. Gilbert is at present en
gaged In philanthropic work in
Chicago under the United Charities.
Ms field being that of the business
men and men convalescent from
pitala, or otherwise incapacitated or
.. handicapped !n the struggle for ex -
j perience. He Is a graduate from Har -
and first went to Chicago about
seven years ago'to enter the Univer-
Fity of Chicago to take his decree ofjyoung, Twenty-third street and Third
'Ph. D. While there he took up j avenue, Moline.
i charity work as a research and basis
I for his future labors.
MONTHLY COFFEE PARTY.
THE MONTHLY COFFEE PARTY
of the Ladies Aid society of the First ;ernoon by a company of friends who
Method:st church was held yester-icame to RDend the afternoon. At 5
day afternoon from S to 6 at the home ' o'clork a supper was eerved, the aft
of Mrs. S. J. Collins, 1920 Eighth ave-Lrr.oon nasaine- In . delishtful wv.
:nue. ine anair was very wen attend
ed and the afternoon proved a delight
ful social one.
WOMAN'S MISSION SOCIETY.
I THE WOMAN'S MISSION SOCI-1 iine Woman's club at the Congrega,
ety of the First Baptist church was tional church March 11. Miss Nellie i
lenierra'nea yesterday at tne nome or;ran?s Skelton of Chicago i
Mrs. Robert Holmac, 1024 Seven-.company Mrs. McDermid.
Hundreds of beautiful coats that are attracting much favorable comment because
of the many new style features. Here you will find an especially attractive dis
play of tlie new light colored mixtures, serges, coverts and rich black satins and
silks full length many of them with smartly trimmed sailor collars and new
lapel ideas new back effecfs"and bright buttons that give just the right finish to
the garments. The popularity of the long fitted coats grows greater every day.
They are graceful and becoming and always in fashion and for spring we are
showing many new effects in just the colors and weight you will want.
Coats jor Large Women Coats for Small
. . , , , j
Women Coats for Misses
Many models to choose from, every new fabric is shown and the color range is
varied and pleasing. It will pay you to look over this fresh, new line, for the
prices are exceptionally reasonable.
"va v & n r Mir i - 111 v f. vm
teenth street, Mrs. John TItterington J
being the leader for the afternoon,
and a company of 30 ladies being pres
ent. The topic for the afternoon dis-!
cussion was "Missionaries at Work." j
! Mrs. Titterington gave a paper on the ,
subdivision "Educational Work and
Hindrances," Mrs. R. H.
spoke cn "The Orreut and Opportuni
ties". "A Day in School" was given
by Mrs. Mudge and "A School for Defec
tives" was given by Mrs. Pollard. Mrs.
L. Ego told of "Work in the Home'
and "Medical Work" was given by
Mrs. Bowning. The program was fol
lowed by a special session and the
hostess served lunch.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY TEA.
THE HELEN MILLS CIRCLE OF
1 Broadway Presbyterian church has ar-
ranged for a St. Patrick's day tea to
be given Thursday March 16 at thel
home of Miss Florence McCombs, 812
N'ineteenth street. The proceeds
from the affair will be devoted to rais-
MISSES ALICE SWANX AND JU
lia Russ entertained about 30 of their
jfrlends last evening at the home of
Miss Russ, 3006 Tenth avenue.
house was effectively decorated with
daffodils and tulips. The evening
was enjoyably spent playing various
games interspersed with musical
numbers and readings. A three course
luncheon was served, flowers
Thursday. n-Lm ther wre six tables
at the three-handed game. Favors
went to Mrs. Simon Morltz of Daven
port and to Mrs. Sol Hirsch of Moline.
The next meeting will be with Mrs-1
Joe Ochs of Brady street, Davenport,
THE KXOT CLUB WAS ENTER- j
tained yesterday afternoon at the '
in tit 1 t v ii 1 1 1 r ix
hos-!home of ;,rrg xemo a. Lundeen, 318 1
pfv-at street, Moline. In the games'
j the prizes were won by the hostess'
an(j yiTB. Thlesen. The hostess serv- j
!e(j a njce lunch. The club will be en-1
j tertained in two weeks by Mrs. Bert!
MRS. GEORGE C. LONG AT HER
heme, 200G Seventeenth street. South
! Heights was surprised yesterday aft-
PROGRAM M'OERMIO RECITAL
ANNOUNCEMENT 13 MADE OF;
the -Drocram to be given by Mrs. Sv-i
'hfl R.mn.l f r-ru.! Wrr th f.;
to ao !
Coats at The
Nelv Waists, Skirts, Silk Cloth and Lingerie Dresses,
Tailored Suits, Plillinery and Children's Wear.
A sholving Ivorthy of this great Wearing A p par el store
From The Argus files of 1S8C.
Feb. 2G L. S. McCabe left this morn
i ing for New York on a Dusiness trip.
; Tho rlpp-reo ff m.'isfor VflRnn n-as ad.
ministered at the Masonic temple.
A comet is coming. It is supposed
to be that of 1875, and, if so, will be
visible to the naked eye. It will at
tain its greatest brilliancy and nearest
approach-to the earth on the 29th of
May, when it will be 306 times as
bright as when first seen. On the ev
ening of that day, directly after dark,
it will appear a brilliant star in the'
Feb. 27 The ferry dock was taken
cut of the way of danger arising from
the Ice breaking up yesterday. Pretty
Muuii me oki lfiiy win ur injiug
. .i :ii v. i . . : i, . .
tween the two shores again, ana river
navigation will be opened, for spring
will soon be here.
Abe Rosenfleld has a gold-headed
cane, of which its owner ls.-lhe moat
popular young man In town.
Captain C. W. Durham evidently in
tends making a stay at Hot Springs.
He has written to The Arjrus to hav
bis paper delivered there until further
An intoxicated fellow walked across
the ice from Davenport this noon,' land
ing near the St. Louis and St. Paul
dock. It was a perilous trip, and no
one in his right senses would have
$10 $12.50 $18 $20
"We have prepared for the spring rush with the smartest and
best styles to be had. It is a most complete showing and includes
every thing in rain and dust proof garments, from little misses
storm proof capes at $1.98 to ladies' fine rubberized silk and crav
"enette coats at $7.50 to $22.50.
Chris Gaetjer, the popular traveling
representative of the Carse & Ohlwcii
cr firm, returned home this morning
from a northern business trip. His list
of orders shows that he is a rattling
There was a progressive euchre par " rf! "lai "'
ty at the Cilmore palatial home 1,1 a v,'r' sl,nrl IiniC
1010 Second avenue la't evening, a..
a large number of guests enjoyed the ! March 4 J. T. Kenworthy. Ehq.,
evening. j leaves tonight to attend to legal mat-
Alderman C. J. Larkin has returned ' trrs tb" tate "Prt mo court at Ot
home from Washington, D. C, where I III.
he represented the city In the Hennepin
I March 1 Superintendent S. S. Kem
! bio has invented a set of blocks for
illustrating cube root in the schools, j
blocks are handsome and will
prove of value to the pupils ttidyin.
mathematics. Mr. Kemble should gc'
March 2 EH Mosenfelder of the pop
ular firm of Mosenfelder & Kohn l -ft
this morning for an extended eastern
R. B. "Olmsted secured the position
of bookkeeper at the Black Hawk Pa
per company, which has been tilled ror
the past eight years by T. J. Medill.
March 3 Pad colds is the prevail
George Babcock of Watertown grad
Don't let your wife put in another summer, working her
self to death over a burning hot coal stove. It doesn't pay. It
is more expensive, less satisfactory and far less sanitary than
a gas stove.
You can buy a gas range here for as low as $14 and pay
for it on easy payments or if you want a more complete ranga
yea ca secure the very highest type a anytfeg bcU-cen
Come and see our line now and be ready for the hot weather.
PEOPLES POWER CO.
IK ''-V fiT-Vy"
Cor. 2d & Brady
uated Tuesday from the dental depart
ment. of the Iowa State university n.
Iowa City. For the present ho will
practice his chosen profession in Dav
enport. Present Indications are that Rock In
land is to be attacked by the Salvation
Army some time this spring. Advance
guards of the u gani.utlon have been
prying about hen and the prohabili-
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Misfortunes have their dfcnlty nl
their redeeming power. nillnrd.
LITTEN S ROBERTS
TRI-CITY RALWAY AND
STOCKS AND BONDS
Peoples Nelicnal Bank BIdg.
I'liono Wrt 122.