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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 1P11.
An agreement has not been reached
among them, but that a special ballot
be submitted at the April election on
this question is being considered by
them. East Moline council held an ad
journed meeting, but action on the
resolution drawn by the merger com
mittee was not taken. Expression o
East Moline aldermen was that Mo
line should take the Initiative and ad
journment was ordered. There was
no discussion as to whether the East
Moline council would meet tomorrow
evening with the Moline council.
Hemmlngson Buys Ford Property.
John Hemmicgson has exercised his
option on the Anna O. Ford property.
417 Sixth avenue, and formal transfer
of the deed has been made. The price
paid was $8,750, which Is more than
$273 per foot, as the lot Is 32x150.
There is a 10-room house on the lot
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Licensed to trlarrja Robert H. Car
olI Retabeck, and (Linnea S. Berg.
Davenport; Nal Helfler and Katie Wy
lick, Davenport Jobn Bierkamp, La
rerne, Wis., andiLIlne M. Stoltenberg,
Bettendorf Rumors Denied. Persist
int rumors have (been going the round
m Bettendorf and Davenport that the
Bettendorf shops ( were about to dis
continue operatic di for an Indefinite
tin:c: and that a targe number of men
cv rt ;?id off. It wu also hinted that
:Lv present aonwllers were about to
il&otose of ttwlr Interests to eastern
sar.t. list, the cunsJderatloii for the
sale betng planted, at $90,000,000. Otbr
rumors oometiiis and croas-connect-leg
ocroouaaJngr the hops were circula
ted In Betnd-rrf, and all were denied
by officials of "the JJettendorf company.
"It 1b cu8"osnsjry for our worttng force
:o vary alniDPt every day," said W. O.
Calvert, assistant isscretary. "There
tore we may tay off. a number of men
almost any trmw, but' as this is the usu
al business I s s no occetoei for such
wild report. AS&e are not working fall
force right now. I should say we have
about 700 men in. the shops, .against a
little over 1,000 in the rush season.
Business Is not quite as good as we
would like toee ir. but we. have no in
tention of closing urho'je..nor of sell
out." City virs Pavs Case. ThecaJse of
Mary . ';'np ys. th city of IKver
port, u- ( idi : in favor of the plaintiff
in the local district court.-at the Janu
ary term, has been , reversed m
the supreme court. TM 1 one of the
several cases filed by property owners
in the block on Best Third street be
tween Rock Island and Iowa streets.
They refused to pay the assessment
for the repavlng of thw street, alleging
their property had received no benefll3
by roeson of the repaving. In the local
district court Judge BoEHnger rendered
a decision to the effect that the prop
erty had only been benefited one-h;i'f
the amount of the asossmnt and re-j
duced the assessment one-half. An :ip
peal was taken by the city to the su
preme court. The case was submitted
to the higher body and oral argumenh.
made a month ago. Yesterday word
was received that the decision of the
lower court had been reversed. Ttts
decision of the supreme court in ru
Lilfe Fle.(itrr Simmer C1.4:aicis
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versing the lower court is one of much
importance to the city. Tour other
suits were filed at the same time and
a stipulation was agreed upon whereby
all the other case should be governed
by the final decision In the Camp case.
Obituary Record. Mrs. Mary Mad
den, who was born and reared In Al
lan's Grove, Soott county, Iowa, died
Monday afternoon at her home In Hol
ton. Kan. She was born Sot. 8, 1851,
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. S.
Moore. Thtrtr-nlne years ago she was
married to J. S. Madden of Long Grove,
who preceded her In death four years
ago. For a number of years Mrs. Mad
den had been a resident of Helton.
Mrs. Minnie DePron, aged 41. wife of
Charles W. DePron, 1440 Franklin
street, died yesterday at her home from
bronchial trouble. Mrs. DePron had
been an invalid for five years. She was
torn in Davenport April 11, 18T0.
When she was 32 years old she moved
with her parents to Maquoketa, but
returned to this city three years later.
She was married to Char lea W. DePron
in 18$5. She was a member of the
Presbyterian church. Her husband,
father and mother, four brothers and
one sister, and three children, Grace,
Ralph and Roy, survive her.
Charles S. Cameron, secretary of
Davenport Elks' lodge. No. 298, receiv
ed a telegram notifying hhn of the
death of Lee B. Grabbe at the Elks'
sanitarium at Glendale, six miles from
Los Angeles. Cxi. The telegram bore
the Information that It was Mr. Grab-
b's dying wish that his body be sent
to Davenport for burial. For some
time past Mr. Grabbe had been In
charge of a music store in JLos An
geles. Five weeks ago he had to give
upv work on account of Brlght's dis
ease and went to the sanitarium at
GJendale. For many years Mr. Grao
be was one of the best known citizens
of Davenport. He was a musical gen
ius, being both a talented musician
foid composer. He wrote many com
positions, the most famous of which
was probably known as "Jolly CorkB,"
dedicated to the order of Elks, of
which he was a leading member, hav
ing served as exalted ruler of Daven-
port lodge. No. 298. and been a dele-
gate to the national conventions on
many occasions. He was 62 years old.
His wife died four years ago. The re
mains will be brought to Davenport,
probably arriving her Monday.
Boy Breaks Arm.
Cambridge. III., March 10.
rou could see cotton nrow-
ing in the field in all its
see the various processes
the oil is extracted and refined
could be made to realize that from Cottonjteld to Kitchen
human hands never touch the oil from which Cottolene
is made, you would realize why Cottolene is more
and healthful than lard ever can be.
is a cleanly, wholesome
and makes food palatable, digestible and healthful.
Lard-cooked food is bound to cause indigestion sooner
or later, unless you have the stomach of an ostrich.
For all shortening and frying purposes, Cottolene is
without an equal.
COTTOLENE is Guaranteed Yo' ,erJxr i henh
. w to refund your money in csm
you are not pleated, after giviag CtnaUne a fair tect.
Never Sold in Bulk ComU9t pei pn with an ak-ight top to
kp it cleui, freah and wholesome, and paeveat it
irom ctctiir.g dust and absorbiag ciingreeabia odora, such at fish, oil, etc
ooly by THE N. K FAIRBANK. COMPANY
dal) LJoyd Shedeen. aged 6 years,
son of William Shedeen, fell from a'
; tree and broke his arm.
Mrs. W. P. Zentmlre and daughter,
Esther went to Taylor Ridge Tuesday
to visit her daughter, Mrs. Bahringer.
William McHard and J. H. Harri
son left Tuesday for Houston, Texas,
and wCl visit ether southern points
also before thIr return.
Mrs. E. I Drury, Mrs. Misses Fran
ces SmuJJ and Nellie Jones of New
Boston, and Mrs. E. L. Kirkpatrick
of Keithsborg, left Wednesday for
Rock Island to spend a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Wendt and Mrs.
S. T. Evans were Rock Island visitors
James Vanoe went to Columbus
Junction, Iowa, on Wednesday, being
called there by the death of a friend.
Rev. N. Thornton of Orleans, 111.,
arrived Wednesday to visit his Mer
cer county relatives.
Mrs. Lemon and her daughter. Miss
Jessie, who have been visitlHg friends
in Grand Rapids. Mich., for a few
weeks, returned Tuesday evening.
The Royal Neighbors will give a lit
erary and musical program and a box
supper in the Woodmen hall on Fri
day. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Cook, who were
called here from Billings, Mont., by
the death of Mrs. Cook's father, the
late John C. Dool, left Tuesday for
E. T. Love and L. H. Mayhew start
ed Tuesday for an extended trip
through the south, going to Progresso,
and Miami. Florida.
Elliott Williams left Tuesday for a
stay of a few days in Rock Island and
T. F. Long of Cheyenne, Wyo., and
J. E. I.ong, of Ottumwa, Iowa, arrived
this week to visit at the home of the'r
parents a few weeks.
The Woodmen benefit play, "Sweet
Lavendar," will be given on Thurs
day March 16, in the opera house.
A caucus of the democrats of Mer
cer township will be held In Aledo
on March 18, at 2 p. m. In the city
hall, for the purpose of placing in
nomination, a township ticket.
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets invariably bring relief to wo
men suffering from chronic constipa
tion, headache, biliousness, dizziness.
jsallowness of the skin and dyspepsia.
IBold by all druggists.
product -just as pure as
Break Arm In Fall. Mrs. A. H.
Merts fell and fractured one of the
bones of her left forearm. The acci
dent happened at her home. She
started down the back steps when
she slipped and fell on the concrete
Engineers Gather Depot Data.
Three railway engineers Webb and
Stoll of the Milwaukee and Shurtleff
of the (Burlington road were in Mo
line yesterday to gather final data on
the union passenger station proposi
tion. On their return to Chicago they
will submit their report on the feasi
bility of a Joint passenger station here
for the three roads Milwaukee, Bur
lington and Rock Island. Their re
port will go to a special committee of
railway chiefs, headed by H. E. Bry
an, vice president of the Burlington
road. This committee will make
known to the people of Moline what
their decision Is dust as soon as is pos
sible. Scouts to Repair Home. Leader E.
L. Baker has planned a demonstration
of wiat he terms "practical Christian
ity" for Moline Boy Scouts tomorrow.
A squad of 50 or more scouts will go
to the home of an aged German resi
dent on Greenwood farm, at Coal
Town slough, seven miles up Rock riv
er, and -will repair his shanty, build
him a bridge, clean out the cellar of
the house and perform other services
that "Chris," as the old man Is known
in the countryside, will appreciate.
Chris, who makes willow baskets and
is more or less well known in Moline,
will celebrate his 73d birthday anniver
sary May p. Though sound of mind
he is physically disabled, which fact
prevents him from making necessary
improvements about his home. The
state of affairs was discovered by Mr.
Baker on the occasion of a recent
hunting trip into Rock river bottoms
and he promised at that time to ask
scout assistance for Chris.
May Submit Question to Vote. Mo-ialso a sraJp woundt whi!e enraged
line voters may be asked to express ! machlnist at the shops. Saturday,
themselves on whether it is their de- He i9 ln the Moline city hospital,
sire to have one of the four commis- j prank Woodraaster is ill.
sioners to be elected April 4 resign! Mrs . A. Fry is in Keswick,
to the end that a merger of Moline jiowa. whither she departed in re
and East Moline may be euected. Ipponse to a telegram telling of the
Seven of the commissioner nominees lniness of her grandson,
met in conference in the Moline club. Mrs. H. Stoneberg recently enter-
Stained Miss Clara Reuter and .Mrs.
-W -1W1.. -WTff.
in good condition that will bring Sl.nuO
on the market. The house is occupied
at the present time, but the family
will vacate within a month or so, it
is said. Mr. Hemmlngson Is planning
to erect a brick block on the lot.
Mrs. M. Bah and daughter Mrs.
Marts of Rapids City, visited relatives
here last Tuesday.
Roy Adams moved his family to
Walker Station last Monday.
The Methodist Ladies' Aid society
met Thursday aftiernoon and had their
annual election of officers. They plan
ned an Easter sale, to be held some
time before Easter.
Mrs. C. W. Crossley recently enjoy
ed a vlalt from her sister, Mrs. Rose
Flynn of Waterloo.
Miss Fay Hall has returned home
from Edgerton, Wis.
Mrs. Effie Scott is enjoying a visit
from her daughter, Mrs. Glen Walker
Henry Zeeman has moved his fam
ily to South Dakota.
W. Barr has arrived home from a
visit in North Carolina.
Mr. and Mrs. Banaaster are rejoic
ing over the arrival of a daughter
who came to gladden their home last
Mrs. James Shannon entertained
the Baptist Ladies' Aid society last
The Methodist church is planning
a Sunday school entertainment.
D. Stout is in Kansas City attend
ing the Allied Trades council.
Mrs. R. McFadden has as her
guest her brother, A. De Bales, of
H. E. Jones, employed as brake
man on the Rock Island road, is
visiting at Danville.
Ed Johnson had the misfortune
to fall sustaining a broken arm and
John Graibes of Geneseo
Rev. E. W. Thompson conducted
the funeral of the late Thomas Ben -
son at Carbon Cliff Sunday after-
noon at 2 o'clock. The interment
was at Hampton.
Mrs. Sarah Stoddard of Edgincrfon
visited over faunaay wun ner si.sier, wlth her aunt Mrs Henry Wilson at
Mrs. Louisa Titterington. Taylor Ridge.
Mrs. James Gaston and daughters, William Krebs. who has been Iiv
Alice and Emma, sptui Monday in:ing a mile northeast of Sherrard.
Rock Island. moved Monday onto a farm which
Sanford Fetters and family of Silon, he htia bought near Mathersville.
Iowa, have moved onto Thrnnas S. ! Miss Mae Plummer of Moline is
Johnston's farm, a mile south of Rey visiting her sister, Mrs. James
George R. Cady, assistant district Mrs. Elizabeth Discon returned to
superintendent of the Anti-Saloon her home ln Galva last Saturday, af
leatiue. eave a talk on the work of the ter a few days' visit, with her niece.
leaeue at the Methodist church Sun-
Luther Snider of Preemption ha.
moved onto the farm recently purchas
ed by R. P.
Wait from the Bradford
Mrs. William H. Stanley and daugh
ter Florence spent last week in th-j
John Rursch and family of Edging
ton are now living in Reynolds.
Mr. and Mrs. .Lewis Mlnteer returned
Monday afternoon from a visit with
relatives ln Aledo.
Sam Manning and family visited
over Sunday at the home of James Gas
ton. - Monday morning the Gaston fam
ily started for Redwood Falls, Minn., ;
where they will make their home. Edith, returned home Saturday af-
Carl Lawrence, who has been work- ter two or three days' visit with red
ing in this vicinity the past year, left atlves and friends ln Davenport.
Tuesday for Alpha.
Mrs. Martha Cozad, who Fpent the
winter with her daughter, Mrs. J. W.
Keezle of Garnett. Kans., returned ' Mr. 8nd Mrs. Frank Cooper visited
tome Monday morning. over Sunday with Mrs Lottie Wright
Lewis Crandell of Rock Island spent Edwards of Monr.u.uth.
Sunday with his grandmother, Mrs. Mr- Whlsman and daughter, Miss
Margaret Crandell. .Nora, spent Tuesday in Davenport.
Mrs. William J. McEntire has been! Mgs Kendal returned home from
visiting relatives in Springfield and "Iowa 'rirfa'. where h- had aslpted
Peoria the past two weeks. 'r- ar,rl Mrs Rn Habtead in moving
Rev. Mr. Osborne of Sllvls has been to ,nPtr new hoTIift at W(ft 'y.
assisting in the revival meetings held ',rB- rriarl8 Ro,,lp underwent a
at the Baptist church, which closed .kurcwful operation for the removal
Tuesday evening. j r - ;
Mrs. Sarah Stoddard. Mrs. Lo'iisa
Titterington and daughter, Miss Amy,
are visiting relatives in Rock Island
Mrs. Sarah J. McConnell and daugh
ter Myrtle spent Saturday ln Rock Is
land. Rev. and Mrs. Slyter of What Cheer,
Iowa, are visiting at the home of Mrs.
J. C. McConnell and family are row
living in the property recently purchas
ed from the Pearson brothers.
.n..uu41, uiut uirt ai
the home of Mrs. George E. Mayhew
Mrs. W. H. Schriver of Rock Island .
vfcn hit hMn trisltlnr K.. .
P. Wait, returned home Wfcd- i
Does Not Contain Alum
mother home and will visit in Rock Is- ;of a tumor at St Luk's bon;iital In
land several days. Davenport Wednesday morning.
Charles T. Smith and family have' Mary, youngest child of Mr nn.l
moved to Iowa.
Mrs. George Johansen and child of
Pleasant Valley, Iowa, visited Sunday
at. the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. David Cook.
Mrs. W. A. Hopkins of St. Ixiuis ar
rived here Monday for a visit with rel
atives. Mrs. August Wildermuth has been
ill with rheumatism for some time.
Preaching services are held at the
M. E. church at 11 a. m. each Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. August Liht of Pleas
ant Valley, Iowa, visited Sunday at C.
Mrs. Clara Holland of Rock Island
visited, here Sunday.
The Ladies' Aid society will meet
Thursday of this week with Mrs. Man
George Eagles and family are prepar
ing to move from here to the vicinity
of Port Byron.
The Odd Fellows had charge of the
services at the burial of William Ben
son of Carbon Cliff at Hampton cem-
I etery, Sunday. They were ass in ted by
l n r rri
iiev. .nr. i uumi'nuu.
Mrs. Otis Eitman came from Mount
Pleasant, Iowa, Tuesday for a visit
L. F. Ikiker of Reynolds recently
spent a few days in this village.
Mrs. E. A. Palmer, after visiting for
Fome time at George McN'eal's, has re
turned to Kingsley, Iowa.
Several young people gathered at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. George 01f
man to attend a party given in houor
of Miss Hudie Johnson.
Peter lligglnson loaded his house
hold goods and farming implements
Wednesday and left Thursday for his
new home in Montana where he ln-
" ; , j
1 Ed Kf an1 . of
ame r,,ay to make errard their
J!" an;1 Aufra ,f'r"t
! Monday for Wisconsin after a few
idays visit with Mrs. Grant's mother,
i Miss Elzina O'Mealla returned
home Ratui.(ay after a ,0 days' vltit
Mrs. Gurcey Farrow.
i lister Ai.e.y. W no :R attenain
tarilr a rrntinn n-itri hlu ituruMa Mr
and -Mr8' A- E- vilely.
John and Thorns Gibson went to
Monmouth Monday and spent the day
returning home ln the evening.
..oHara r.h o, mm. ".'-
ited a few davs with h;s brother,
Floyd Essex and family ar d his
ter. Mrs. George Hell.
Owen Mayes shipped his house-
hold goods last Friday to Cordova,
111., where he will farm this year.
Mr. and Mrs. Jensen and baby are
iatinr trlth rnintlvea a n frlf-nla . ,
Mrs. Thomas Powell and daughter.
Thinness Easily Over
come. I Prom "Health n Reaulr."!
Kurthr fvl4nf Is I : r j? p r'-nt"fi ,
iirn ht riilv thnt ;i r- -t. i.mr''iii'l
of r.-w fi-mi'iil :mri' 'rnbtn-'1 In!
a thl' t with hyp'f i.oi'r.r.it i n r al
ly proviriK a t.lt-fhir r t lh- abnormal-I
Iv tr.tti m-n anrl wffifTi. f-r If ran j
d'-rnor.-itrat "1 tev.Ml l'ur.t that a r'u-i
Uiir (urk of tr.r- rr fo'ir ir,or.tr,'
trratmT.t f,rini;s nr. rt' T In wtiri.t
of fr;rn 1 f. i p''ur.fi.-. wi'k a rlrl'!-4
! 1 m :r' m nt of ri-ltn
m.,r, tm,, ,,f r.-ltn ar.rl r-oior ""
! t'r sif a-'.rnir igtrr.t.on tie r.n p--ju-1
I )ar forrn ' 1 ' Uil1 '' t"r'" rain
hypo-nurair. ta.-l-t-;. oMiir,at,!- in,
:m i'd , ro-a ; .' .-t ar.i.u.''- :
'-ry r.' p. witn H.t:
To relieve heatla'-tifc and neurall
Mrs. Levi cocpfr or Aieao. r.iea rri
day night, Marrh 3 sfter four days'
Illness with pneumonia. The little
one was born Sept. 1. l?ft:. 1-
Mac the narcnts. there rmi'n fi
Mother an1 one sister. The funeral
h"oM nt th(, prfst,virl.in rhurrh
at Harriet Sunday,
I!v. Mr. Cdoper
w;ls male In tn
Mrs. Frai.k Reynold d-pnrted F: ;
day for Hock Islami. Sn- and Mr
Reynolds will make tluir future hon
on a farm n-nr Mil!". A number
the friends of Mrs Reynold piesrn'e I
her with a handsome clock and a bild
before she left.
J. E. Drupij of Whh City. Mo , Is
the g-.ieJt of IiIk brother !n law, I) A.
Kleist, and family. Mr. I'i-iikc h"
underwent an operation at th' 1 1 t1i .
hospital at Muscatine. Is r ovir1n
Miss Mary Sliirkey and Gold I Sf.;
sle, who have Fpent several weeks in
Musca'ine, have returned home.
news all the time Tho
Tho cxperiiMue of Motherhood is n
trying n to nio.sL women mul Liar'.
distiiu tlyau epoch in their live. Mot
otiii woijian in :i iiun
drel i pifpired or
UiKierstaud. liow t
properly carti forlier-
K-lf. f fiirMf near.
Jy every umian now
aday lias Med lea I
treat in en t at th"
tiint i cl.ild-lirth,
but Tn.itiv in i'io.ic!i
L'ir. k t-;n.Ti ri:n ex l'-nee v.iwi
an organism unfl t t-I for thu trial of
trenfrth, and wbeu tho htralu i over
l:cr system lias received a Mioek from
which it is hard to recover. Follow
ing l iglit upon t hi en men t h nervou
strain of earing for the child, ni.-d a
distinct ch.m' in ti e nmt her rexnl's.
1 here is nothing iiiore i-harijiinatliai
a happy and healthy mother of t l il
ilren. aiid indi-ed i hlld-bii ih under riht
conditions need le no tiazard toj ealth
or lieauty. Thu uiiexpl.iiuable thlny I
that, with all th" vidi-nee of shatii n d
tierve and broken Ik all li icMillif.S
I Irotj an iinpreiai'-d eoi dition, w tri n
.rsist M KivL. ,'AinU y to the t i;il
a t!im;ti tiiM ex pel n ti. o
ame upon tl fin ii'i iware.. I hey hue
ample time in which t prepare, I, uf,
I they, for the most part, triibt locham e,
i aiul pay the jw nalt y.
I In many home "i ee, iluMIe? thf'ti"
ain now ehlldrtn pm;iiimi l the fiiet
that I.vdi.i L. I'il.V. I.:. m'H Vffeta..
ron,r1(ir,1 ,;,al,,.H women normal,
j I.f-althy, and strong,
, An wnman wf,i, W,
r per lal in h-hmJ iovjjiix
mattvr i ror'li.-illy i n i f l
j vrit to Mr. I'iiiKhairi iit Lynn,
Ma. Her letter will be litM In
UHll CUU1IIII lllUi
Will find U3 prepared
to serve you proper
ly. We anticipate a
great year in the
jewelry business and
will show all the
novelties in advance
cf the season.
Oprrte Harper lio ud, O
.vu,FaU,rU UC1 AwiLy-fiila
At drug stores.