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THE ROCK ISESND ARGUS, FRIDAY, MAY 19, 1911,
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Bogus Check Pawed. Several bo
gus checks on the Davenport Savings
bank were passed at various places of
business in Davenport the past two
days and the police are now working
.on the matter. One check for $9.25
and two others for $8.60 and $9.50 came
in. They bore the signature of George
E. Richmond. All three of the checks
were written on the ordinary counter
check blanks of the bank, and were
cambered 85, S6 and 87. One was
cashed at the Merchants' cafe, one at
the Western Fruit & Candy company,
and the third by Adam Von Dreske,
the saloon keeper on East Third street.
The checks were made payable to Wil
liam Haley and John "Wynn. As no one
by the name of George E. Richmond
has an account at the Davenport Sav
ings bank. It Is clear that the checks
are bogus, j
:l Control of River Front. Through an
ordinance passed by the city council
last night all the riparian rights
now owned" and controlled by the city
are given over to the control and
supervision of a levee commission,
which shall be composed of five mem
bers, three of whom are to be ap
pointed by the mayor. Their terms
of office shall be six years, one each
expiring on May 1, 1912, 1914 and
'; Case Allowed Continuance. A charge
ef breaking and entering has been
lodged against A. L. Case by Ar
thur P. Griggs of the Griggs music
house and the hearing has been set
for Wednesday. May 31. Case is 19
years old. He had seven watches and
three rings, supposed to belong to
the Griggs store In his possession.
He was arrested on suspicion and
later admitted that he bad taken
$10 from the safe of the store the
night before. The combination on
the safe had been marked, as money
from It had disappeared on other oc
casion and as Case had been ' for
merly employed by the store he was
suspected. He denies having enter
ed the store more than once. In de
fault of bonds he remains In Jail un
til the date for his hearing. Case
left the employment of the Griggs
music house about March 25. He
went back to New York, where It
Is said that be has relatives, but re
turned to Davenport once or 'twice
since that date -
Obituary Record. Jamea Alexander
King . passed away Wednesday even
ing attll:20 o'clock, at his home, 10474
Wwst '.Second street, following an ex
tended iliness of tuberculosis. He was
born-in Quincy. IlL,,Oct. 20,. 1 886, and
came to ; Davenport eight years ago,
where he 'had since 'resided. . Prior to
his illness he -had been employed at
the; Plttsbtrrz Plate Glass company.
He is survived by four brothers.-Thom-as.
John E... William and George King
of Davenport. The funeral will be held
Saturday, afternoon at 2 o'clock from
tike late fcome, 1047 .West Second
street, with Interment In Fair-mount
Wednesday evening at 8: 15 o'clock,
at the f&xnllyUiome on Telegraph road,
occurred 'the death of Mrs. Helene M.
Denkmann, after a lingering illness, at
the age of 61 yenrs and 4 months. She
was bora In Jemsteadt, Holstein, Ger
many. Jan. 17, 1850, and came to Amer
ica, direct to Davenport, In the year
1865. Her parents settled on a farm
near Blue Grass. She celebrated her
marriage to. George -Denkmann in the
year 1863, who survives to mourn her
death, besides the following six chil
dren, Mrs. Therese Scranton of Mil
lersburg. 111., Mrs. TMJte Nabstedt, Os
car Denkmann and Charles Denkmann
of Davenport and Anna.Stibolt of San
DleEO. Cal.. and Hugo Denkmann of
Fullerton, Neb. ;three brothers, Eg-
gert, William and Louis Pahl of Scott
county, and five sisters, Mrs. Anna
Mehrens, Mrs. John Brauch, Mrs. E.
Telsrow, Mrs. Lizzie Kautz and Mrs.
Ernst Jockheck of Scot county.
Mrs. Henry Karwath, 1938 Main
street, received a telegram announc
ing the death of her niece's husband
Bernard Higglns, in Mercy hospital,
Chicago. He leaves his. wife and two
little sons, besides his father, one
brother and several sisters, all residing
in Chicago. Mrs. Higglns was former
ly Miss Alice Telfer of Mollne, and Is
a daughter of Mrs. Karwath's sister.
ado Springs Tuesday, where Miss Rosa
will remain for her health.
Valentine Fuhr went to Chicago
Tuesday with a shipment of hogs.
Miss Winifred Boyles received the
sad news by telegram Monday stating
her brother Meigs of Iowa was dying.'
She left for his- bedside.
- Miss Rosa Wolfe, accompanied by
Miss Emily Boyle, departed for Color-
women are never
tired. Thev keen busv all
day, sleep soundly, eat heartily and
are always cheerful. Some are always
tired this condition largely depends
upon the state of the stomach, liver
Williard.Endsley of Columbus Junc
tion called on friends here Saturday.
Gus Subke spent Sunday with rela
tives at tDurant, Iowa.
Roy Stroubo of Chicago spent Sun
day at the home of his brother. Jack.
Miss Cora. Powers is In Chicago.
Marie Schleuter of Hampton is vis
iting a the home of her- sister. Mrs.
George Baker 'enjoyed a visit from
his parents from Whitehall last week,
Kenneth Dick of Keithsburg spent
9anday In town with relatives.
A. B. Johnson has gone to White
hall for a visit. ,
Rev. F. H. Anderson is enjoying a
visit with his mother who is here from
M. J. McEwing visited friends in
Muscatine the" first of the week.
Fred Smith, is entertaining his
mother' and sister from Kansas City.
Frank Morrison has returned from
a visit at Keithsburg.
Dan Holoomb of Chicago Is visiting
his brother A. C Holcomb.
The Ladles' union met Wednesday
with Mrs. H. J. Best-
Mr. And Mrs. Humphreys and daugh
ter of Scottsville are visiting at the
home of Charles Tompkins.
Chester Collier is enjoying a visit
from his father who is here from Peo
Mrs. Cathryn Dunbar is visiting rel
atives in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Richardson are
the parents of a bright little girl baby.
Rev. D. S. McCown of Mollne has
been engaged to make the address
July 4 at this place.
Henry Nelson of Woodhull Is visit
ing his sister, Mrs. Roy Kettering.
The members of the M. E. church
held a meeting Thursday night for the
purpose of organizing a league. Rev.
F. E. Shult of Rock Island spoke.
Miss Sophie Kuebler of Keokuk is
visiting her sister, Mrs. Dan O'Leary.
P. A. Swanson returned Tuesday to
HUBBY AS MAID. '
Buttoning Wife's Dress Almost Cost
St. Louie Man $1,000.
.The arduous task of buttoning his
wife's' dress almost cost Jacob Belly of
St. Louis $16.66 a minute, and he de
voted slxty. minutes to madam's toi
let. Ia the1 federal court Belly was found
guilty of attempting to extort $1,000
from Frederick Esselbrugge, a wealthy
merchant, by 'Black Hand methods.
Judge Dyer, ordered the bond of $1,
000 forfeited and an attachment Issued
for Belly. Before this action could
be taken Belly walked into the court
room with Mrs. Belly securely fasten
ed up the back and .with her hat on
at a perfect angle. Belly's explana
tion of the cause of his delsy created
ripples of merriment throughout the
courtroom. Judge Dyer vacated the
forfeiture- of the bond.
When you feel out of sorts nothing
else will give you such a feeling- of
power ana happiness as the cleansing,
purifying tonic effects of this wonder
ful family medicine.
Your personal charmboth mental
and physical, is largely dependent upon
the organs of digestion. Beecham's
Pills have been used by women for
generations to produce healtn.
SEMAPHORES FOR STREETS.
Paris Experimenting With New Traffic
A new system for regulating trade
Is about to be tested In Paris. An Iron
Structure with . semaphore arms has
been erected , In the center of the
square at the Montmartre, where the
traffic Is very heavy at an hours of the
day. The apparatus Is fitted with four
signal armsaad these can be eeen at a
considerable (distance. . Drivers, of ve
hicles arriving on the square will halt
if the signal Is against them and wait
for a white TUsk to be shown .before
At night red and green lights will
replace the red and white disks of day
time. - ' ' -
' - Te AbolfshcCWts. '
There Is a movements the far east to
abolish chits (I. O. U. or club checks).
Ia former days, when' the coins of the
east were too bulky and heavy to car
ry in one's pocket with any cam fort,
the chit was a convenience. Today
banknotes are In general circulation,
and the chit has come to be regarded
as an unnecessary evil, which has
wrought a great deal of harm to both
givers and receivers of chits.
la Boxes with full directions, 10c and 23c
jPVr women. Bwdwm, IHur rr th bt m-nd ml rwliabi mrfw-nw. Talem tXtmm
in txmt and ototh mn--nrr. hendarbm, aryrranto, lorn of a;pfic. or nmrwusnca.
rfy wmtfa fc-Au 9Ala ksr itcu-UA ftvui read tpeciml iiucntcfieiw irita mack tar.
Great Shipbuilding Docks.
The Mitsubishi dockyards are the
greatest and most prominent In the
Japanese shipbuilding world. Vessels
of over 13.000 tons can be built there.
The two floating docks are able to ac
commodate vessels of 12.000 and 7,000
tons respectively. Besides shipbuild
ing the yards manufacture steam mo
tor engines and other machinery.
We have just got the market price of
wives doped out. not to a penny, bat
close enough. The research work came
to an end when we put the subject of
marriage up to a prominent bachelor.
"I wouldn't give 50 cents for a wife,"
"Bat." we asked, "you'd give a
counterfeit half dollar for a better
half, wouldn't you?"
He acknowledged that be would. So,
you see. were getting right down to
cases. New Tfork Journal. ( .
Memorial for Knights of Columbus.
Members of Leo council No. 716,
Knights of Columbus, will hold memo
rial high mass Tuesday, May 30. The
service will be at 8 a. m. in St. Mary's
church and will be conducted by Rev.
J. S. Kelly. Notice of the service is
being sent to all members. Three mem
bers who belonged to Leo council have
died. They are Thomas F. Hannon,
John Meegan and Rev. Alphonse De
Close Call When Truck raits. Mid
ard Carpentler of the shipping gang
employed by Deere & Co., nearly lost
his life yesterday when a traveling
truck fell and struck him a glancing
blow on the head. Had the truck, hit
him squarely his skull would have been
crushed. He was pushing one truck,
and as he passed another it gave way.
He received the blow on the right side
of his head and face. Two small gash
es were cut in his cheek, one near the
Johanson Is Honored. Albert Johan
son, pastor of Mission tabernacle, this
city, was honored Wednesday at Gales
burg, being elected secretary of the
Ministerial Association of Swedish
Mission Evangelical Churches of Illi
nois at the annual meeting in that city.
Other officers elected: President, Rev.
E. J. HJerpe, Chicago; vice president.
Rev. A. L. Nystrom, Chicago; treasur
er. Rev. O. W. Calson, Chicago.
Obituary Record. August Bloom
berg passed away at the home, 614
Fourth avenue, yesterday morning.
He had been in bad health for over
a year. The Immediate cause of
death was asthma and bronchial
trouble. In 1910 he went to Den
ver, Col., and spent five months in
that place. Mr. Bloomberg was born
in Sweden, Jan. 11, 1859. He came
to this country from Sweden in 1880
going to Republic, Mich, where he
stayed until 1895, when he moved
to Moline. After a year's residence
In this city he Joined the Swedish
Methodist church and has been a
jnember of the t congregation . ever
since. He was also a'member of the
Maccabees, the 8toae Masons' union,
the Independent Orderof Vikings. He
leaves to mourn his death, the wife
and two daughters and one son : Min
nie, Florence and Arthur, all at
home. A brother, Charles Ander
son, resides in Iron Mountain, Mich.,
alsQ three sisters, Mrs. Anna Elli
son of Quinsigmore Mass., Mrs.
Lena Smith of Oregon, and Mrs.
Elsie Danlelson of Ishpeming, Mich.
The funeral service will be held Sun
day afternoon at 2 o'clock from the
home, and at 2:30 from the Swed
ish Methodist church. Rev. Gle
maker will officiate. Interment will
take place at Riverside.
Mrs. Christine K. Hallberg, wife
of Gustave J. Hallberg, died Wednes
day afternoon at 3:35 o'clock. She
has been In poor health for a num
ber of months. Mrs. Hallberg was
born in Sweden, Sept. 29. 1843. She
was married to her husband in the
year 1882. The two came to this
country In 1884, going directly to
Preston, Iowa. They came to Mo
llne in 1897 and have lived here up
Upon the Strong Wings
of Quality and Purity over fifty years ago
"The SSld Reliable"
mounted to the top of the world's bottled beers and never
ending fidelity to Quality and purUy has kept it at the top
its mildness and exquisite taste also helped to build its popularity
Bottled only at the
St. Louis, Mo.
A. D. Huesing
Rock Island '' Illinois
Cured by Lydia E. Pinkham's
Morton's Gap, Kentucky. "I suf
fered two years with female disorders,
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my neann was very
bad and I had a
which was simply
awful. I could not
stand on my feet
long enough to cook
a meal's victuals
without my back
nearly killinir me.
and I would have
such dragging sen
sations x couiu
ad soreness in each side, could not
stand tight clothing, and was irregular.
I was completely run down. On ad
vice I took Lydia E. Pinkham'a Vege
table Compound and Liver Fills and
am enjoying good health. It Is now
more man two years ana x nave not
bad an ache or pain since I do all my
own work, washing and everything.
and never have the backache any more.
I think your medicine is grand and I
praise it to all my neighbors. If you
think my testimony will help others
you may publish it." ilrs. Ollie
7oodall, Morton's Gap, Kentucky.
Backache 13 a eymptom of orsranio
weakness or derangement. If you
bare backache don't neglect it To
ret permanent relielf you must reaca
the root of the trouble. Nothiner we
know cf will do this bo suraly as Lydia
"Write f to Mrs. PinVham. at
Jyynn, Maas for special advice.
Tour letter will be absolutely
confidential, and the advice free. i
to. the present time. Those who
mourn her death besides the hus
band are two daughters, Mrs. Clay
Kilbourne, Iowa, and Miss Anna at
home. A brother in Sweden and one
in Preston, Iowa also survive. The
funeral services will be held from
the home, 1414 Eleventh-and-a-half
Btreet, Saturday afternoon. Rev. H.
O. Llndeblad of the Swedish Luth
eran church will officiate. Iater
ment will take place at Riverside.
Dr. C. C. Johnson visited his
father, W. G. Johnson, in Wilton,
Iowa, Wednesday of last week.
Mrs. Landis and the Misses Min
nie Elliott, Margaret Matherson and
Judith Holstrom were guests of Mrs.
Gust Olson last Thursday.
Mrs. R. P. Walt visited In Rock
J. W. Weaver of Horton, Kan., is
visiting his brother, William Weaver.
Mrs. J. F. Leigh is visiting friends
Dr. M. L. Wait of Bethany Is vis
iting relatives here.
Letamore McEntire, who has been
seriously 111 with the measles, is im
proving. Mrs. Hans Grau and daughter, Ma
ble, returned Monday from a week's
visit with Mrs. Grau's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. L. O. Hollopeter of Gibson,
Mrs. E. J. Daly and baby daugh
ter are visiting at the home of Mrs.
Mrs. William JtfcEntire Mrs. John
H. Minter and daughter, Beatrice,
were trl-city callers Monday. .
Mrs. C. C. Wait and daughter, Miss
Pearl, returned home from a short
visit in Gibson, Iowa, Saturday even
ing. Alex Quiet of Rock Island visited
In Reynolds Monday.
Miss Winifred Uoylo was called to
Whiting, Iowa, Monday to attend the
funeral of her small brother, who
was drowned In Blue lake near On
awa Saturday afternoon.
R. P. Wait went to Chicago Tues
CHICAGO GETS SEMINARY
Lutheran School to Be Moved to Oak
Park or Iliver Forest.
St. Louis. May 19. The Luther
an synod of 'Missouri, Ohio and
other statea, have voted to move
its teachers' seminary from Addison,
111., to the environs of Chicago. Two
sites have been offered by the Luth
eran Educational society of Chicago
20 acres at Oak Park and 2 8 acres
at River Forest. A committee will
decide on the site, where $200,000
will be expended on new buildings.
The synod also decided that the Con
cordia Publishing house of St. Louis
would take over the business of the
Lutheran book concern of Pittsburg,
which has an annual turn over of
$250,000. This is due to the con
solidation of the German and Eng
lish branches of the Bynod.
John D. Rockefeller would be broke
If he should spend his entire incomo
to prepare a better medicine than
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy for diarrhoea,
dysentery or bowel complaints. It is
impossible, and so says everyone taht
has used it. Sold by all druggists.
Miss Minnie Meyer returned to her
home at Chicago after a week's visit
with her mother, Mrs. C. Meyer of
Miss Eleanor Klelst returned home
to Foster last Wednesday after having
spent the past two months with Mr.
and Mrs. L. A. Hessman.
Quarterly meeting was postponed
Sunday at the German M. E. church
on account of the inclement weather.
Most farmers are busy planting corn.
F. C. Mewes has finished his work
There will be a township Sunday
school convention at the Wrayville
church Sunday, May 22, with both fore
noon and afternoon sessions.
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On the breakfast table in the sick room
for making salad3, puddings and other des
serts for a bite between meals, in the lunch
box, there is no fruit equal to the famous
California .Sunkist" Orange. - Being tree-
ripened, sound-picked, racked and shipped with the
utmost skill and care, it i3 the most healthful and luscious of all fruits.
Iiist Wrapper. Thousands cf families
Sun&ist Oranges are th:n skinned
fiberless sei-dlees. They fairly melt ia
the mouth. There Is io little wast ia
servinifandeatingihra tbattheyare truly
the cheapest orange you caa buy.
Every Suniist Oracge comes ia a Sun
willbave none but Sunkist Oranges. After
you have tried thorn once they will win
you. Pleate make the trial today. Your
dealer tells them. And don't iergt) I
lave tht Sunkitt" Wrapptrt.
Ask for "Sunkist" Lemons
on biv eaten Snaklst Oranges, yoa will
li'l to know there re fcunkist Letnoai,
iliey. too. Are the finett frnit of their kind.
ever fcleini.beU, marred, decayed, thick-
.iuneu or puay. euntui lycuoos arM8Y0
Contain ao percent tvort juice tnan lrZ
commonplace leinoj. which AM
xrietkes tnem most coootnl- V
jwjjwiurMgopwa w!Je3"w ne. The "feunklat"
St 12 STinkmt Oraxtje (orTirfvn iC - Wrapper iUestlbea
trprt rj sn-i Ui':i tooi sick lao to r-T tueaie
pay (csf. i ic;ri. ev.c. aid win ireeni
ts-lnv. it yt,m a :r r.,o thnn to, ton J 12 kauklt
n uppers p.nJ 12c iv r en a wiiuitiiial juim.
In rtmirtistf. t iEi oar-ovbt tsts im wh en tlm snosi
(iprt orocr or bauk rirart. ilJou't Sfsiad Cumh Vim wilt ! m 4
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CALIFORNIA FRUIT GROWERS' EXCHANGE
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A Burglar's Awful Deed
may not paralyze a home so complete
ly as a mother's long illness. But Dr.
King's New Life Pills are a splendid
remedy tor women. "They, gave me
wonderful benefit in conBtipation and
female trouble," wrote lira. M. C. Dun-
lap of Leadill, Term. At ailing, try
them. 25 cents at all druggists.
o SKM DISEASES
A perfect condition of the skin exists as long as the, blood is normal,
but when it becomes contaminated with humors ,and acids -its supply ol
nutritive properties is greatly lessened, and it becomes a sharp, acrid fluid
which diseases instead cf preserving the natural health and texture of th
skin. Then come Skin Diseases ; the character of the eruption depending
upon the nature of the humor with which the blood is infected. If there ii
an excess of acid in the circulation the trouble is characterized by itching
and burning eruptions Other impurities produce watery blisters, rashes,
etc., commonly known as Eczema, Tetter or Sait heura, while still othei
morbid matters in the circulation cause Acae, pimples and like troubles. 11
is right and proper to get whatrelief one may from the application of washes, -salves,
etc., but such treatment should not be depended on tksarV produce s
cure only a thorough purification of the blood can accomplish this. S. 8. a
cures Skin Diseases of every character and kind, because it purifies the blood.
It goes doyn into the circulation and removes the humors and acids, buildj
tip the weak, acrid blood, and completely cures all skin aSections. Book os
Skia Diseases and any medical advice tree. S. S. S. is for bale at drug stores, .
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