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THE ROCK ISIHD ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 1911,
Miss Hartkop the Victim. Miss
Minnie Hartkop, 725 West Third j police station yesterday and tried be
street, stenographer in the Modern fore Magistrate Roddewig. It devel-
Woodman office In the Security build-1 oped, however, that neither man had
ing, was knocked down by a bicycle i been retailing the melons and as they J
and suffered a broken wrist, while j had been wholesaling them they were j
walking home along the south 6ide of j released. I
Third between Main and Harrison
6treets Monday afternoon at 12:30
o'clock. Miss Hartkop, whose name
could not be learned at the time, was
walking west in the narrow space be
tween the car tracks and an iaaple
, ment shed In front of the German Sav
ings bank building when she was
Licensed to Wed. Ernest L. Kelly,
Cleveland, Ohio, and Mary E. Me
Bride, Davenport; Walter St. Onge
and Mame Hess, Davenport.
Police Items. Tyro Moore is again
lodged behind the bars of the county
Jail, this time for conducting a dis
orderly house. She was brought to
the station Monday night by Officer
Qulnn, who also arrested Jim Jack
son on account of the trouble which
arose In Tyro's domain in the western ;
part of the city. The case against j
Miss Moore has been continued until
Thursday morning and Jackson for
feited his bonds In the sum of J10.
Charges of immoral life were brought
against Frank Bryant and Dnizle i
Thompson yesterday by Officers Mey-'
ATOrCH of bright color and a
glittering eye were visible
now in the crack of the door,
k The apparition which con
fronted him proved to be Lillian Breed,
slender bat exquisitely rounded in the
silk, kimono which revealed her white
throat and her shapely forearms, warm
against the soft crimson fabric. Her
dainty feet were incased in fur edged
slippers of red felt Her hair and her
eyes seemed blacker than ever. Her
face, a perfect oval, was warmed by
the rich color of abundant blood. II er
pointed chin was dimpled, and her
scarlet lips were curved la a smile,
half of mischief and half of delight.
"Lillian r gasped Kelvin.
Her eyes sparkling, she put her fin
gers upon her lips and noiselessly clos
ed her own dour, then Phillip's, behind
her, then advanced to him with out
stretched hands. He took them la his
own as a matter of course, but held
her at arm's length.
"What are you doing here?" he de
manded. "Have you gone mad?"
".Not at all." she laughed gayly. "I'm
Quite sane and sensible, thank you. It
was lonesome at Forest Lakes, so I
brought Mrs. Rensselaer up to chap
eron me for a week's shopping, and just
now, after making sure that you would
be quite alone for the rest of the even
ing, I have merely dropped in to have
a chat with my old friend."
"Mrs. Rensselaer? Where la 6be?"
"Sound asleep and snoring In her
own apartment, which Is on the other
side of mine, with the bathroom be
tween and my door locked. I attend-
ulitn the stomach, liver ami
Iwwels arc kept in the good
condition in which they will
be by the prompt use of
In boxes 10c ud ZSc
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that the ulcer exists because of bad blood; the character and condition
Of the place depending on the nature of the blood infection. Virulent
impurities in the circulation produce angry, discharging ulcers, while
milder, inert germs- are usually manifested in the form of indolent
sores or dry, scabby places. External treatment can never cure an
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er and Jeesen and at their trial both
were sentenced to 15 days.
For selling watermelons on the
streets without a license Cal Jaeger
and Ed Wiese were brought to the
Charges of Intoxication were pre-
ferred against Gottlieb Fischer and !
Randolph Allien by Officers Cook and j
j Sanford, the former being sent to jail I
for a three days' respite and the lat- j
ter let go on his promise to leave the
city at once.
Boy Is Recovering. Harold Murrel,
the 5-year-old boy who was run over
by an automobile in Central park Sun
day afternoon and his collar bone
fractured, was taken to his home, 23
Grand court, Monday evening. He is
Obituary Record. Florence Louise
Philtbar, infant daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. William Pailebar, passed away
at the home of her parents, 144S
Rockingham road, at 7:20 o'clock yes
terday morning, at the ape of 7 months
and 21 days. She was born in Dav-J
enport Dec. 19, 1910. Surviving are
the father and mother, Mr. and Mrs.
William Philebar, and one brother
Elmer. The funeral was held at the
late home this afternoon at 2 o'clock,
with interment in Fairmount cem
ed to that all right, you may be sure.
You don't seem at all glad to see me,
though," and she pouted with much
"I'm not," answered Phillip, push
ing her away almost roughly. "This
is the utmost folly. Ton must return
to your own room, and in the morn
ing you mast move to some other
floor or I shall. No; you must go to
borne other hotel."
"I shan't move from the hotel," she
said, looking up Into his eyes and
laughing as she shook her bead. "I
shan't move from these apartments
I shan't move from this room even
until I get ready to o. Phillip, 1
have been ordered around like a child
ever since I can remember, and now
I'm going to revolt. I'm going to have
the things I want, right or wrong, and
among them I'm going to have you!"
"Lillian!" he gasped and drew back
from her. And yet be could not look
down upon her flushed cheeks, upon
her moist, red lips, upon the rounded
column of her throat, with revolt.
"You are a conqueror," Lillian went
on, drawing closer. "Your hand is
the hand of might, the hand that could
grasp and wield with relentless pow
er either sword or scepter. You do
not know how I, too, love power and
all that represents power. I love it
so much that I could worship it even
while it crushed and destroyed me.
The very strength of these arms I
wsnt for mine."
ner own arm bad slipped up and
slid around his neck, and suddenly
she had clasped both of them about
him and clung to him. For a moment
longer be resisted, and then he sud
denly crushed her to him and rained
kisses upon her smooth brow, her
silken eyelids, her burning cheeks, her
Kelvin met Mrs. Rensselaer and Ul
11a n at breakfast, and they talked of
the opera and gowns, of. automobiles
and an International wedding. After
breakfast be bought the political con
trol of an entire state with the Irriga
tive clientage of a thousand miles of
railroad. He met in the hall of bis
Coor Elsie White, and whatever an
guifb ft gave his soul to meet now
this girl who bad lo-ved him. and loved
him yet. in all purity and tenderness,
be talked calmlv with fc-r. ctinttfn
presently about her father's garden
s?j?L. """" "w-t
at Forest Lake. He let a contract
for ? 1.000,000 worth of gradin and
cement sidewalks. He saw Sam and
Lucy laughing In the servant eleva
tor, understood Sam's hilarity t the
night before and had an Inkling' of
how his door had come to be unlock
ed. He went to the theater at night
with Mrs. Rensselaer and liUlan. and
after they had returned and Mrs.
Rensselaer had retired a soft footed
hall man listened to the low voices In
Phillip's apartments and sent a cipher
message to George Blagg, who ' was
hollow eyed and pale with suffering
On the following day Phillip, alone
with Sam is the wilderness of Look
XI fiCDDEiLI OBUSHKD HIB TO HZM.
Island, was shot at. Scarcely had the
report sounded when Sam, crouching
low to the ground like an animal and
running with neck and head and gorilla-like
arms outstretched, plunged Into
the woods. He was gone fully an hour
and rejoined Phillip at the station.
His eyes were bloodshot and he was
panting, while his lips twitched back
over his teeth now and then, but be
was smiling. Phillip, studying his face
curiously, asked him no questions, and
Sam vbinnteered no Information.
At the end of the week Lillian -went
back to lonely 'Forest Lakes. Where
Kelvin and Rollins and Herbert Rens
selaer had helped to enliven the huge
empty house and the immense acre
age, it, too, empty except for the
small army of gaunt and grizzled
woodsmen, who, with guns slung com
fortably In their arms, kept close sen
try, now there remained but Henry
Breed and George Blagg and Dr. Zel
phan. Zelphan met her first as she
came np on the porch, peering at -her
through his thick glasses with the
same curious regard that he would
have given to a strange and brilliantly
colored insect. Suddenly his eyes
lighted as they caught her glance.
For an Instant these two looked - Into
each other's souls, and Lillian ' felt
her cheeks burning. But In an In
stant more she had closed those por
tals of her inmost consciousness and
bestowed upon bim a stare of willful
Lillian stopped for a moment In the
dim old library, where nenry Breed
sat in absorbed contemplation, his old,
well thumbed Bible open before him.
" 'Cast abroad the rage of thy
wrath.' " he solemnly intoned, 'and
behold every one that is proud and
abase him. Look on every one that
Is proud and bring him low, and tread
down the wicked in their place. "
As be finished a look of Intense
malignity overspread his emaciated
features. The girl was shocked at the
change that had taken, place In him
during her one week of absence.
"Grandfather," she said, sweeping
toward him with the quick decision
that characterized her, "you are
spending too much time in this stuffy
old room, since there is no one here
but Zelpban. It is perfectly glorious
outdoors. The car Is still outside. I
want you to come and ride with me."
She bad put her hand upon his shoul
der, and the touch seemed to arouse
him Instantly. He gazed at ber with
a slow return of his habitually
"You are looking charming," he com
mented. "Your trip has done you good.
Did you see Kelvin?" There was
eagerness in the question.
"Yes, Indeed," she replied. "He'a ac
"I know," he said and glanced at a
pile of wireless telegrams strung upon
a desk hook that lay at bis right hand.
"He's a marvelous young man that
He Is the Instrument of Providence,
placed In my hands against the day of
chastisement and purification and of
the new birth."
"I don't know about that." returned
Lillian dryly. "I am rather Inclined
to think that you are the Instrument
In his band."
"The tail cannot wag the dog," said
Breed, smiling. The thinzs Kelvin
aims to do for himself are the things
I want him to do for my own ends,
and if he ever gets too big for me I'll
break bim as I would any other ef
ficient but dangerous tooL But tell
me about him."
"Walt until I run up and get Into
something more comfortable than
these traveling clothes, and then 111
go out and drive areund through the
park with you and talk."
LfiUan hurried to ber apartments,
where she found Elsie "White stand
ing before a photograph of Phillip.
I J Jinn smiled cruelly as abe viewed
this tableau And- stood silent 'until El
sie. feeUng hrr . presence la-Uhe coom.
turned slowly, a Cash' of . crimson
mounting to her brow as she met Lil
handsome feHow.. isn't- tT
Want Quicker Service. A meeting
of the Southeast Bluff Improvement
association has been called for Thurs
day evening of this week in Irel;
chapel, when residents of the Muff
district will discuss street car service
over the extended Blue line. They
have invited J. F. Porter, president
of the Tri-City Railway company, to
attend the meeting. Residents say
that when small cars were operated
they were given a 15-minute service
during morning and evening work
hours and that a 30-mlnute schedule
was maintained throughout the day.
They say that since operation of the
big cars up the Twenty-seventh street
hill only 30-minute service has been
Speeded Motorcycles. Speeding up
hill on a motorcycle is no more per
missible than speeding on a level
right of way. Gust DeScheppers of
Moline and Edward Egan of liock Is
land were so informed yesterday morn
ing when they were arraigned before
Magistrate Frank Gustafson and fined
$12.05 for speeding up the Twelfth
street hill. The offense was commit
ted Suijday morning and complaints
were filed by Officer Tom Kearney.
Both men paid their fines.
To Enter Road Races. The Velie
Motor Vehicle company is making
great preparations for its debut in the j nervoU3 tension Increased to the break
road racing arena. For the first time i iEg point by her. recital of the failure
in its history the Velie company has
made entries in the Elgin races, to be
run the latter part of the month, and
is equipping training quarters at the
scene of action. There are two Velie
entries, the cars being stripped road
sters. One of these racers, in charge
of its driver, Rupert Jeffkins, is al
ready at the roadside nt Elgin, while
Jack Stickney will take his machine
to Elgin the latter part of this week.
Buys Metzgar Home. J. D. Metzgar
has sold his residence property at the
southeast corner of Tenth avenue and
Fifteenth street to Alex Lindron, con
sideration $9, Mr. Lindgren will
take possession Oct. 1. He secures
one of the most desirable sites in the
city, bis lot having a frontrge of 135
feet on the avenue and 170 feet on
the street. The house is thoroughly
modern, having 12 rooms.
Breaks Her Arm. Hilda Billow, 8-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Louis Billow. 310 Fifty-fourth street,
fell while running home to dinner
Monday noon and broke both bone.
of her left arm half way between the
wrist and elbow. A physician reduc
ed the fracture.
Lillian observed carelessly as Elsie be
gan to smooth out her hair.
Who?' asked Elsie quietly.
Lillian glanced sardonically at Elsie
m the glass, but the girl back of ber
had her eyes bent steadily upon her
"Kelvin," answered Lillian. "He's
built like an Adonis and muscled like
a young HerouJes, but the touch of his
hands, strong as they are, is like vel
vet." She wa keeping her cold eye's
now steadily fixed upon those other
eyes veiled beneath their downcast
lids and that. cruel smile sat fixedly
upon-her mouth. "His lips" she lin
gered over the item with a relish, still
watching vthat pale face "his lips are
cool and 'firni" the hands busily en
gaged with her black 4resse trembled
slightly "but suddenly they are like
fire.' I tMnlr T ahull marrv htm' E1k1a'
Too hurt m drpadfuUv that time!
Ton are becoming more and more ' perfect health. I am now fifty years of
cfumsy every day. I am afraid that aBe and 1 feel young, active and vigor
I Shall" have to discbarge you." And, ! ous. I can do a day's work as v. ell as a
having inflicted all the pain that ebe rnan of 20. I owe it all to the Drs. Walsh,
could, . she went down the hall singing the great Davenport socialists. They
blithely. A stranger hearing her would i cured me. They restored me to health
have 'thought that there was nothing ; and strength when I thought I would
but gentleness and guileless joy in her I never have a well day again; in fact, I
heart ; f-lt as if I had not long to live. For
She stopped in at Blagg's office. He '
had heard her coming. He was receiv- ,
Ing a .message at the time and the Ught
of the tubes gave to bis emaciated face
a ghastly wanness. As she entered he , acr!e' eaH- KluneJs- Pain l" l",8
only glanced up with smoldering hate, neck, Poor appetite, gas and a heavy feel
LUHan emUed back in all her witchery ir'g m stomach, indigestion, cold hands
. .... unit ftft At nicrnt. I rv.nl.l Tint. KlMn w-ll
haHever mor beTful tb7n
a neroetual torment to this man and
a perpetual torment 10 tnis man sua
In . the absence of more entertaining
- hA halm tny.t.A vrith him a cat
prey she had toyed with him as a cat ,
Rats in the Cellar,
Pillce In the Pantry,
What On be more disagreeable
than a tome infested with vermin?
Destroy them with Stearns' Electric
Rat and lloach Paste, the standard
extermintor for more than thirty
Kills or! rats, mice or cockroaches
in a sinttie night. Does not blow
away lik powders; ready for use;
nothing 10 mix. The only exterm
inator soi-2 under an absolute guar
antee of tnoney back if it faiU.
At ah druggists. Ee sure to get
the genui re: i!5c and $1.00. Stearns
Electric r-aite Co., Chicago, III.
does with a captured and wing broken
"You don't seem half glad to see- me,
Mr. Blagg," she remonstrated.
"No!" he answered her, and his voice
was tense and strained. "I wish you
had never come back. I wish that you
"Oh. tut, tut," she said, laughing.
though a glitter came Into her eyes, j
Sane was forewarned. "That is not a
very cheerful reception. It seems to
me that you are becoming old and
"I am," he asserted. "Lillian"
"Miss Breed, If you please," ahe'eor
TT1 caU you by a less formal name
than that If I like," he Cared. "I
know every step that you took while
you were- away."
"Indeed t" she said pleasantly, realia
ing for the first time that there was
some basis for the hints that Blagg
had often given her of a powerful or
ganization of which he was the head.
Her calmness angered him. "What
ever of owe. I ever had for you is
gone," he declared, "Whatever of re
spect I ever had for you is swept
away. Whatever of love I felt is
dead, now that I know you for what
you are, now that you have made
"Be careful," she warned Mm. "It
Is not safe to talk that way to me."
"Safe or - unsafe," he cried, "what
do I care? I have died a thousand
deaths in the past week, and I cannot
be further harmed."
"Too bad, she murmured in mock
sympathy. "Deaths among the lower
orders of the animal kingdom seemed
quite common last week. They Just
found one poor fool In the Long Is
land woods this morning. He looked
like a worklngman. A revolver was
by hia side, but he had not been shot.
He had been strangled. Tbaf s a bed
place down there. Somebody shot at
Kelvin there earlier in the week, but
it was a foolish .waste of ammunition.
Kelvin bears a charmed life. By the
way, you have not yet stated wbat
has made this alleged tremendous
change in you." She looked at him
mockingly, a half smile upon, her lips.
"Are vou d oritur meT he cried, his
of his plans, the first news he had re
ceived of It.
"Tell me." she defied him.
"HaTe' you not made yourself Kel
lie had expected to overwhelm her
with this, to meet her Indignant de
nial, to have to brave- ber fury. In
stead she let her half veiled eyes rest
cruelly upon him and walked toward
"Ye," 6he said.
He recoiled as though-she had struck
bim a mortal blow. Rigid and Immov
able as he would ever be in death he
sat. and from the stairway there float
ed up to bis numbed ears a gay little
song that Lillian lightly hummed as
she tripped down to the library.
(To be Continued.)
EDITOR LEWIS ASKS RELIEF
lo.tofiice Department Has Not Sus
Washington, Aug. 9. Complaints
that the postolflce department has
not suspended operations against the
Lewis Publishing company of St.
Louis and its allied concerns were
made yesterday to the house post
office department expenditures com
mittee. Circulars sent by PostoflU-e
Inspector Swensen from St. Louis
Aug. 2 to subscribers to g.tock in a
Lewis company were presented, with
a telegraphic appeal from Lewis for
relief. Third Assistant Postmaster
General liritt declared the postmast
er general had ordered all proceed
ings against Lewis' enterprises stop
ped pending the result of the con-
14 YEARS AFTER
AN ILLINOIS FARMER GIVES
TO DR. WALSH
For the last fourteen years I have had
some years I had suffered from catarrh
and general breakdown. I y. as all played
out couia DOt worK naa aLiZ ana Iaint
epellsand was very nervous. I had back-
a"d had bad dreams. In fact, I felt like j
wreck. I never got any benefit from any
treatment until I went to the Drs. Walsh, j
, v-nw T tnVH .nnmrli HifTf-rpnt
(joodness knows I tried enough Gillererit
kinds of treatment before I went to thtm.
WhenIcalledatthe D. Walsh's office in
DavenDort. at 124 West Third street. I ;
admit I didn't have much hope, although '
I had heard so much of the Drs. Walsh. !
After takinz several months treatment i
I was a new man and completely restored drove away. The police are search
to health. Their charges were very reas- 'n fr the men.
enable. CHARLES D. QUICK,
, Cordova, Illinois.; JEW IS GIVEN SQUARE DEAL
Results are the best proof of success.
You can see in Dr. Walsh's office, testi
monials from satisfied patients all over
this part of the country, iucludir.g men.
women and children. Dr. WaLh has
: had a large experience and great success, j
He is a graduate of two medical colleges
and was formerly president of St. A nth- 1
ny's Hospital. Bankers and business ;
men testify to his reliability. You can 1
j have a thorough scientific examination
' free of charge. Office hours are from 10 :
, to 12 a. rn. and 2 to 4 :30 p. rn. Also on j
: Tuesdays and Saturday evenings from 7 t
to 9 p.m. On Sunday mornings from 10 j
fn 1 1 o m Tir WtlcK'a r.fTii-c. U at 191 '
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ONE DOLLAR NOW
50c to $1.00 a Week on Balanca
30 Days Free Trial 10-Year Guarantee
gresslonal investigation, but that the
St. Louis inspec tor had acted before
recf-iving this instruction. The com
mittee deemed no action necessary.
ROBBED AT BANK
TlUeve KnaU h Sat hel Containing 1
$1-000 From Hands. '
Cleveland, Ohio, Aug. 9. Hanna '
Ifyland, cashier of the Star Baking i1
'V: Et Hfty-nrth street and
ning oTt in
atcnei containing si.oou in casn in
broad daylight yesterday, Just as she ;
the l ake Shore I
was aDOUl to enter me i.iKe .more,
Ila"k an' Trust company's bank, '
Kaat Fifty-fifth street and St. Clair.
avenue, to deposit the money. Two :
nien sprang out of a buggy, grabbed ;
,he satchel, reentered the buKgy and .
Frank IJIoom Ordered to IUtort for '
Amiy Kxarnifuttfon. .
. Washington, Aug. ft. Carrying :
out President Taft's instruction, ;
Frank Iiioom, battery C. Third artil-'
lery, the young Jew whose futile et
fort to get a commission last spring i
attracted so much attention, was to-.
,jay ordered to report at Fort Leav-!
fnworth, Kan., for examination on!
tept j Ie ia understood to be on j
furlough, studying at a preparatory
hool in this city. The examination '
win be mental, physical and mora!,!
. ... . ..
ana wnne tne papers 01 tne canai -
daua be mariied by the examin-1
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got a sewing machine, one of our
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We carry the leading
makos, and as we have
no canvassers or agents
commission to pay, we
can save you from $10
to $15. Our special of
fer to yon is to take
home any machine for a
single dollar payment
down, use it .'JO days and
if not satisfied will ex
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your money. The bal
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rate of $2.00 to $3.00
per month; a 10-year
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