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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 1911.
I m I CHORDS AND DISCORDS I !
was so decent that the house was not
Doc Tiliman had another accident
last week. He fell and sprained his
mos: appreciative audience. In fact -know of one friend who starts to run i oacK. Me is sun connnea to bis uome.
th mniHana were made to feel that whenever he hears the gong of a ; The accident occurred' late at night.
rv i.i.vnRK h. vTtFFORn. their reception at Joy was by far street car. He was walking one even-; The doctor attributes his fall to weak-
ln southern Missouri years ago, ! the most enthusiastic they have yet ing with his wife, and when he heard Iness due to the loss-of sleep occasion-
vnen the form or questioning was.xemu. iuia u i uud . a ttyua.umS utr -- - - -
A .. r i A I enmo varv hf avr miiRir anrl rh onlv Irao that hih not md until he was i of patients. He reports that there
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within hailing distance of the car.
Then he came to. His wife suspected
of patients. He reports
are people ailing in the village this
winter who have never been sick before.
much trouble was experienced in : aaverse criticism inus rar put ior
srettine a iurv in a murder trial. ; ward is that the company keeps too
FlnaUv an old fellow answered ev- i closely to classical lines. However, I that he had become suddenly insane.
.n niioctinn cat iefar-torii r : he had Director Olsson has promised the . He exnlained to her that his nervous
no prejudices, was not opposed to! public a popular concert in the nearjsystern had been upset by the close j Amos Duncan, our detective, is mis
capital punishment and was gener-1 future, so that those who have not 'shaves that he had experienced ! sin- again. Very likely he is on
ally a valuable find. Then the prose-! the inclination to the heavier scores. ; jn trying . to make connections j another big case. In the interim his
cutor said solemnly: J may attend and enjoy the lighter and j w;th the cars of the Long View-j place at the barber shop is being filled
"Juror, look upon the prisoner; i more popular airs. Aledo Times- ;nne. I have seen as many aa 20 men j by Tim Link, a newcomer here. Tim
prisoner, look upon the juror." 'Record. and women at once scurrying towards j claims to be a college graduate in bar-
The old man adjusted his spec-i ! Ninth avenue when the schedule said j bering. and Ned Perkins, the first cus-
tades and peered at the prisoner for PHAfTicixn ox i atheb. a car was due. One unacquainted with j tomer he shaved, says there is no
a full nair minute. men turning Kd yvasson. the barber, who has;"ie situation would suppose, irora cue.aouoi
to the court he said. been in Goldenstein's shop for the desperation of their movements ana
"Judge, durn if I don t believe hes . Jl&si si mfmtns, nas quit and will; the look of pain on their faces, that
K'iilty." 'probably go to -work in the mill. ! some tragedy was being enacted or
i During the past week Ed has. been : that their homes were on fire and
rTR(iM.i(. HOMK im trt. j taking things easy and the other af-lhey were trying to attract help. No,
The old clock at the C. B. & Q- ; ternoon he stretched himself out onithe crews operating the cars are not
depot old if no faithful is back a couch at his home and took a; to blame. The fault lies with the
on the iob after a few months' a b-! snooze. Suddenly he was awakened service. During the day there
pence, recti perating in the -balmy' by a rap on the back of the head. I some semblance of a schedule main
breezes at Aurora Galesburg or' Instinctively he reached out his hand :tained, but it's off from 5:30 until S:30
some such machine shop resort. If! in his half awakened condition and in the evening, when people most
the working part? of the old relic! coming in contact with something need to be accommodated. It's not
were 'n any manner repaired during j grabbed hold of it. But he lot go much different during the early morn
its stay abroad, the repair crew i of it quicker than scat and when he i ing hours. The crews fall behind
must have handled this rare time- ! lowered his hand it was dripping time and then it's a race to make up
piece with great care for it has re- ! with bloo'J . It ne arly scared thejioFt time. If you expect to connect
turned with the same grime and ,' life out of him and springing to his 'with a car you've got to play the game
dust upon it that adorned it the day fret he glared wildly about him. And;0f caten as-catch can with the motor
George Reynolds "lit" on the job there at the head of the lounge stood inan. ne's in such a hurry that he
back in the SO's. When a clock or his 3-year-old son with an open ra-j wouldn't stop for his own mother, so
some ether part of the office equip- ZOr in his hand. The little fellow AOU-t blame him when he passes
in playing about the house found the!up tne ordinary cash customer. He's
razor in a closet and chili-l:ke took ; simply endeavoring to pacify his fel
it out and opened it. The wonder is 'ow motoraaan who is waiting on the
that the child escaped injury as a;next swjtch. There is talk that the
sharp razor is a dangerous thing for ; companv 80on Is to begin work on
Lacon (111.) Journal.
mcnt ,ets r.tif of sorts, the railroad
company serds it "heme" to head
quatteis: it s own particular way of
patronizing home industry. Aledo.
SCOOPS OX OIR CORREJPO'DEMS.
We take the following items from
neiehborhood exchanges this week:
Frank Claypool was on our streets
Saturday looking after business affairs.
had two wrddlnKS in our viclnlty
lat week. Hope the'v won't continue so
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jg ' ! . : I ) 1 ( i , ur w t w i ii iiavc i i'
IfTI. , .
Georfre Kay and Marvin Grimm nave
vour.K chirkens m-er two weeks old.
" John Pvel! is supplying a long felt
ne.d by building an addition to his
bouse on the town outskirts.
Fred White and the restaurant busi
ness haye parted company, and he is
now employed in plastering James Bun
nell's new house, which is frelng put in
readiness for Mr. and , Mrs. Lyman
Alva Brown drove through these parts
Clyde Cromien was driving on our
There was a dry goods salesman in
town Thursday from Burlington, Jowa.
Tom Murray is the owner of a fine
Tiew disc seeder. j
Mr. Rice was in our neighborhood
sawing wood last week.
D. L. Wertz is treating his barn to a
oi.i ;osir spoil sntrnin.
Almost the entire young life of the!
community inipht have been found '
at the Webber home where an even 1
two score of friends had gathered
for a farewell occasion in honor of'
Ivan and Rena. on Tuesday evening..'
The two by arrangements made met
their cousin. Herbert Doyle, of Sara
toga, are to live with him this sum
mer. Ivan assisting outdoors, while '
Ulip I-iong View extension that is con-
'necting up the break between Twenty
i fifth and Ninth avenue and Thirteenth
'avenue and Thirtieth street. Presi-
it-! a tviioftnnonte.
Harry Lawrence, a Yorktown mer-:(jent J. F. Porter has an opportunity
chant, discovered a queer animal in to ,ecome a real humanitarian in the
a bunch of bananas recently and 'ves or the sprinting martyrs who are
after looking all through several die- Jpatrons of the present line. It's the
tionaries, encyclopedias and other ione remedy for getting these people
books, was unable to name the a"eer;bark lnlo.a normal state of mind."
thing, which had a nose like a pig. ..why not snoot holes in the wheels
feet like a monkey, fur like a mole i , . .. , .t, r.u t ctnn rnr
his sister acts as housekeeper, nat-nd was af)0nt fRp si7P of a rat and i . . . , - -ura.ly
,h. though, of a surprise par- rars taH Uh.d eaTen uP '"0? tbl fS"'S
ty tame up for consideration before two bananas hen discovered bv Mr.1.. T ' . T . , ... .. .v
M r. and .Mrs. Webber, and it would
undoubtedly have resulted as plan
ned had it not been that one of their
old tentlfmn neighbors innocently
disclosed the secret during the after
nocn Hut our fp.ilure in that wise
did not dampen our ardor in behalf
Lawrence who put it in a cage where
pany refuses to use the inflated tires
it was Kept tor several nays oeiore,,. - , nnt . h ....
it died. Sterling Standard. j m
! WHITR TO WHOM!
ili: MMUNTKKS. j .K,nd,y prjnt tnjs , vo;ir paper,
" "r tr. Tho Cirrus n . .... ... , i
be strolling on Ninth avenue one day ' " 0 " " . aoove me CiSn ski.u .. . .p.s
ROOSEVELT DAM OPENED
(Continued from rage One.)
long. The capacity of the reservoir is
1,254.205 acre-feet, the largest artificial
lake. in the world. Though the dam is
not the largest in the world, it is among
the largest. The. foundation rests on
bed rock 40 feet below river level. It
is 235 feet long, between the canyon
walls, and 170 feet wide. From the
river level to the crest of the spillways
at either end of the dam the height iJ
220 feet, that being the greatest depth
of storage possible. The spillways are
bridged and over the bridges and the
top of the dam runs the only highway
in that region connecting the mountain
country on the north and south sides
of Sail river. This roadway is 20 leet
Gas Stove Time!
Everybody knows that there is no such satisfactory way
to do the kitchen work as on a gas range. It is less expensive
cleaner, less work and the cooking and baking are better
and more easily done.
Everybody wnts their gas range in before hot weather
comes and hot weather is on the way. Place your order now
and be prepared for it.
We sell gas ranges on easy terms as low as $14 and from
that price to as high as you want to go.
All our new lines are here waiting for your inspection.
Fl Come early and your order will receive early attention.
PEOPLES POWER CO
Granite reef, a point just below the
confluence of the Verde and Salt riv
ers,' where a concrete weir dam 1,000
feet long and 38 feet high divert water
through a main canal on either side of
the river to numerous canals below,
covering the entire reservoir district.
The allotment of funds for this project
to date Is about $9,000,000, and It may
take $2,000,000 more to fully complete
all contemplated work. The toll In human
lives has been 17 at Roosevelt and five
at Granite Reef, as near as can be as
certained, through mechanical acci
dents and drowning.
The work to be done will Include
several plans for development of hydro
electric power at favorable places along
the canals, the power to be used main
ly in developing an auxiliary irrigation
water supply pumped from the vast
underground resources. It is calcula
ted that the reservoir, or gravity flow,
will eventually water 190.000 acres and
that 50,000 acres will be watered by,
'J' r,'"har!rMvR rt?rUw ,lr!d t week, and when he noticed m. concluding a communication anent the .j four feet high protects the roadway,
en'ng. Shortly af er we entered . J ., ... ... ,v, c,,,., 1 prnm thP hntiom of thii foundation to
alii u iijirui irr,au, uti 11 iwiiyn-
ed in close succession until near the
wild-eyed, d'ishing along the several ! school for girls
hour wlier a resistless :mi mn ana fsi in 1 wemy-nrsi.
came our way and we he "rn"J ' a friend for an explana-
until i uH tii r ct 1 v oq t ri rrot n t lOfl .
all the while inwardly blessing the - ion Know, trie latter sam. we nave
ones whose skill had provided the i running in the neighborhood what has
good things. Ucfore we departed un properly called the Long View
Miss Saddee Snare favored ns with line. It has developed many sprinters
From the bottom of the foundation to
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If you wish my I Ui ,uu Bluutf 1,1 lu,r -
name, kindly lt me Know only ' j stream, and at the top i.s CS0 feet long
dont want it published. Then the ; am, J6 fpet The spillwavs a
corresponueui rails 10 ie rnuvi "ci , , ft . , , ,h
ELECTRIC SIGN USED
IM AD FOR U. S. SENATOR
.Albany Citizen Shows IHsg-ust With
Legislative Deadlock in Unique
name or address. This is a
Of the flood Of COmmunicat ions, t hat 1 . ':. L . ,,c. r.. Tt, cm Jim heen rtiselnRed t ovMcntJv rtia.l
; week nasses that a dozen or more I . . "
some enchanting p'ano selections, the , since it penetrated these parts several sncn missives don't find their way to S1jes- ... state legislature over the election of j
Albany, X. Y., March 18. An Al
SamrV length, inclusive" of the bridges over i 1,anv citizen- wh'ose identlt- has not
is. that) . . . .. ... i- i ji-.i j s sj j:
Ihe spillwavw. is t.nsti teet. 1 ne spill-:.ei. ueen uisiiuseu, is eviuemij uis
KICKS BY HORSES FATAL
Princeton, III.. Farmer Killed TrjinR
to Hide Money Belt.
Glasgow, Mont.. March 18.
Charles YV. Cole, a Princeton (111.)
farmer, died in a local hospital yes
terday as a result of being kicked
on the bead by his own horses in
a box car. while trying to hide a
money belt containing $5,000. be
cause he thought robbers were after
him. Mr. Cole slept in the car con
taining the horses. Early in the
morning h was awakened by the
yardmen who came to inspect the
car. Cole thought robbers wer try
ing to get in and crawled In among
the horses to hide the money be
fore opening the door.
or piano payment of any kind re
deemed at a premium by K. L. Wil
liams. 1506 Second avenue.
crowning delight of the evening. In- years ago. Ordinarily, on lines of j Tne Argus editorial department, de-,
deed, the spirit of the whole affair street cars in cities tne size ot KocK,Fpjte tllat t))e paper nas tried for .j'
t sen mkii M n:itii..
The dam contains SHOJim cubic yards
a successor to United States Senator
could hardly have been more agree- Island schedules are followed. Vetj.
able and if there is any truth in the there is reported to be a schedule on
old couplet, many a nail was drawn
f roin our coffins,
years to impress its friends that it !
can't make use of communications,
the Long View line, i,t it s of the ; , .ore th e identity of the writer is not
thanks to these nexiti.e kind. ear is supposed to iinown
- Mam i minty leave eltner terminal on tne quarter , Blinpai. fl, thp i.oitom of these
0 Ml H TO HM.I1 BROW.
doing so gates have been pulled from
The concert given by William and their moorings, front doors dislocated,
Vnsliti orchestra at .Toy Friday even- I furniture fractured, wearing apparel
ing was attended by a large and disarranged and rubbers thrown. I
cation is printed.
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
of masonry, every stone of which was j Chauncey M. Depew, has appropriated!
washed before it was permanently ee- j a considerable sum from his own pock-1
ineiited in place. In the construction of ' et to call public attention to the dila-
It is not necessary that the ""' - v.. .u.Ju.-:
narroia ot cement were usr u. an rnanu- . ny. on top or a tan otnee Duilding
of on the main street, of the city looking
toward the capitol he has caused to
recently soli, be erected a big sign, flaring red by!
per barrel as j day and brilliantly illuminated by I
against $4.S!t per barrel, the best prl- night by flashing electrics. The sign
vate bid available when operations be-j reads: t
gan. The manufacture of cement on ! WANTED.
the ground effected a saving of $592.-j Volunteers for United State Senator!
S00. j Apply to "Deadlock," New York !
The first stone was laid in the foun ! Legislature.
It Is not from a boastful spirit that we give this reason for so
liciting your prescription work, but because we believe these two
things are absolutely essential. Being a graduate of University of
Illinois School of Pharmacy and our 15 years' experience in the
largest stores in the United .States, has fitted us for the work of
filling prescriptions accurately and correctly. Let us fill yours.
Prompt and careful attention to all orders, large or small. Ses
our qualifications in our large window.
RED CROSS PHARMACY
THE SIGN OF QUALITY.
- Fourth Avenue and Twentieth Street.
F. D. G. WALKER
Patrons along the line try to contributions, but the editor must fart,lrPd on "ie a s' ot
themselves accordingly, and in :know the wrker before the cominllIli- j $1,063,542. in a ce ment miil erected by
j The cost was $3.11
SKKS FIRST ROBIN.
Farmer Hugh Curtis lays claim to
the distinction of having seen the first
robin of the season on his preserves
this morning. He. says there were two i
t From The Argus of 1SS6 )
.March 12-Dexter's milk wagon ran
over Al Frantz" valuable imported
dog on Second avenue and Seven
teenth street this morning and frac
tured one of the animal's forelegs in
jot tne reaureasTS in tne same spot, ana jdatio!) Sn,t o,, T,u. last Ktone
ne buys n wnuoiu onuKiug an ee. , wa ajd ,h f.OIline. 2si feet above. :
and he wants to be on deck when the i
river season navigation opens I PEXMOiivr. mkai. tickkt.
Samuel C. Taylor of Taylor Hidge Wife I see where a wealthy New (
was in the city today. i York bachelor who died recently left ! hue-e Ktnne Ktens frn.n tho wtrtth r.f irr. ' I'ike county, were drowned yesterday
Two Hunters Are Drowned.
j Feb. tl. 1911. The upper face of the i Jacksonville, in.. .Marcn 18. i.ee
idam is almost perpendicular. TheM's. aged 2. and Leland Smith.
lower face retreats like the nvramids in i aKel 18. brothers-in-law of Milton,
March 15. At the opening of the
new y. M. C. A.
quarters in the
$19,000 to a woman "in gratitude for
lastl,he favor sne did 42 years ago in re-
a place that will be difficult to set. evening more than 300 people were in Jectin my suit for her hand.
Al ys he would not have had the acci-! ""tendance. Addresses were made by
den' happen for $15. i Dr' J- s,eart and A. D. Sperry,
There was a very pleasant sociaromcer9 of fhe board of directors of
hop at Turner half lat evening. Ititlle a'ation.
vas a private affair, about ;5 couples
being present, and music was fur-! March K. Rev. W. S. Marquis
wished by IJleuer's orchestra. Iwas elected secretary of the Minis-
A social is to be hold this evening i ,ers' association at a meeting held iu
at the Y. M. C. A. i'hc- Y. M. C. A. rooms yesterday.
feet in the foundation to 1C feet at the
CHEtTKS OWX I'OWKR.
QV, . . , ,.;,.. , . and corelated works, such as the ce-
She was his real meal ticket and she ... ,
didn't know it j ment mill, the liydio-c lect tic plants for
( generating S.h'iO horse power, and what
is termed the power canal, built to op
erat the first units of the electric
plant, creating power for dam construction.
March 17. The channel of the Mis
AMI NOBODY II I'RT.
The German-American alliance join
ed with the local branch of the An
cient order of Hibernians in observing
. . Tl. 1.1 ,
joi. ran icn s qsjt in navenport yester-iday.
FROM THE AI.I.KV C l.AHION.
Ab Watkins spent Wednesday in
the county seat. He remained over
in the Illinois river near Montezuma.
while duck hunting. Their bodies
were found after the river had been
dragged several hours.
Has Millions of Frifndt.
How would you like to number
your friends by millions as Iiuck
len's Arnica SaHe does? Its aston
ishing cures in the past 40 years
made them. It is the best naive in
to see Ruth St. Denis dance. He re- ; t-iicd to release a greater quantity than j
TAe Only On of lis Kir.J t Humomt t j4rtitic
If You Are a Person
March 13 Phil Mitchell has re
turned from Washington. ; sissippi at this point is now clear of
Captain C. YV. Durham writes that 'ice. there having been a movement
he is about to return home from Hot :of this ice at 1 o'clock this morning.
Sprirgs, from which we infer that he j The ice broke in Rock river today.
is as sound as a dollar again. The, and if it comes out with much force: ports it one of the most respectable ' will come through the penstock, sup
captains busy season soon begins : there will be a gorge. i affairs he ever attended. He says it j I lying the power house.
The third exit for flood water, one
" I that is mosst nc 'salary but will be leas'
. used, and the largest of all, is known
I a sluicing tunnel, or tunnel No. 1.
; It was driven through the solid moun
j fain circling the 6outh end of the site,
J at the river levtl, before the construe
I 'ion of the dam began. It will be ute 1
for sluicing tilt, if necessary, and for
j releasing a larger irrigation supply ,
j than the penstock furnishes, if needed,
j when the water elevation in the res- j
! t-rvoir is below the entrance :o tunneJ
' No. 2.
BlILT SO-Mll.t; HO Alt.
Among the earliest construction feat- i
; ures was the building of a freight roai '
CO miles long from Mesa City, the near
: est availabie railroad point, to the
i Roosevelt dam site. Of this, 22 mile !
Is across a desert and 28 miles through J
; ihe most impressive mountain scenery;
in the ws:. The road was constructed
'for permanency, and though as crook-j
': ed as a knotted rope and often wind- j
ir.g around the lace of a cliff, it is as
i fine a thoroughfare as a city street.
j The forecoing const ruc tions consti- j
i f ire the larger features of the s'orag
i c mernrise, tio miles or more above the j
lands to be irrigated. The distributing
j system is no less interesting, though
; no one feature is so great. The water r
f leased from the dam runs down the
;i.er channel for nearly 60 miles to
the world for sores, ulcers, eczema,
Skirting the north end of the dam. j burns, boils, scalds, cuts, corns, tore
almost under the spillway, and driven eye. F)"9!ns, swellings, bruises, ccld
through the solid rock, is tunnel No. 2, jaores. Has no eiuai or piles Twen-
115 feet above the river bed. lis aole,ty-nve entB at ail druggists.
mission is to release irrigation water
when the reservoir fehall contain it I " "I
above that elevation, and when it is de-
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