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THE ROCK ISEAND ARGUS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1911.
CHORDS AND' DISCORDS
, BY H. C DOWNER.
; TtAti-ls to iy.ttrfl lk noa thli
reefc Tfce ?trteoso wfcft prerokts tb.6
Guxrd.4uid I)lcordftla(ufa4iT local
PMBtAwta co bis. TKttfwy. As de7
M7 m ryai mutt t'ief-t iwt ta -Xterenpaxt.
tJ U'pclajmil fiatarfay. Per-
laxw It 1 Just as -weTi. Deprir&ticm
jrtQ rorfc' aiprocttVav and . th next
xadon, of Cliorda, and-'Dlacora -will
taste an fc Wttsr.
LA anyofiiar maawliatfeaa o-
rzaan to xoanac-e htra, tba lrtuoiy a-Ta
xation, started. In. large and headed for
a) speedy da capo. Tfc first dar he
washed hla dos and mowed the raid
and hung; around his old desk until
chased away. In exile he . Bethought
htm of matters "whlobaeeded JnreU
gttloxv. "Here Is an opportanltT to
settle things that pttzzle," mused he.
"First, there Is that ag whea a
Toxmg woman. Is no longer so. It has
been settled by th-head Oocsnl c the
Woodmen that a young woman Is no
longer young at 85. This riew has
.been affirmed by a Justice of the peace
at Geneseo. I will look Into It" That
took all of Friday, and the whole sub
ject, pro and con, has been ransacked
to a , col etna. The results wttl be given
The Argus readers next week. The
virtuoso interviewed the high school
.faculty, street car conductors, a com
pany of ladles playing cinch tor ,a
xAckle castor,-two guards on the Rock
Tf-nfl bridge, nd the superintendent
of Bethany home. The different views
Co not as yet get near enough together
to pack m a box, but the virtuoso is
harmonizing the discord.
Another vacation guest was to run
down the true Inwardness of the new
expression in the society vocabulary
house guest. That search took him to
Oeonomowoc. ndalusia, and Camp
bell's Island. He left horns under the
Impression that people who entertain
ed guests from out of the dty strati
Cod them? putting the favored ones
Into the gueft chambers and the re
mainder according to social bokoo into
the smoke house, garage and root cel
lar. It le only the house guests who
get into the papers. The remainder
poor relations and alfalfa acquaint
ances getting no look-In at social
functions and hearing only the last
call to meals. Next week he will tell
what be found. There is another pe
culiarity of the white dress and blue
sash department of the press which
he is worrying out in his mind with
out asking for help why refreshments
served at any little old come-together
are always dainty. So they are.
Sandwiches and culmbacher. tripe,
onions and schmierkase It makes no
difference what the food is or where It
was dug up dainty it is when it bob3
up at a party.
MRS. BOB FITZSrMMOfS.
Some summers since, an attractive
little Minneapolis school girl, with hair
of spun goil and eyes that smiled In
sly attractiveness, came to the Min
nesota lake where the Andrews Opera
company, were rehearsing repertoire
for the. next season. She was tired of
sehooU peopte. toldJier she -could sing;
ah wants! to try-Hfe-on theroad -with
people who sang, good .music and were
friendly and- oonganlaL In a very few
trials onv the score of "Martha "Mar
Itana. "Faust," and so on, It was evi
dent that the-demure -person known as
Julia Getord iad a voice one that you
could hear in atage full, not for its
strident quality, bot for Its sweetness
and 'carrying vibration. That was the
beginning of the stage career of a
Bocgstrees who has been delighting
Rock Island audiences the past week
at the Empire tinder her later name of
Mrs. Robert Fltzslmmons. From the
amateur of those days, with nothing to
recommend her but a pretty face, a
trim, glrUsh figure and a wonderfully
pleasing voice, she has developed Into
a favorite of the footlights, cultured
In her art, with dranmtlc instincts de
veloped, giving her numbers on the
program with finish and brilliancy.
Mrs. Fltzslmmons has been In Rock
Island many times. She has relatives
here whom she has visited since her
childhood days, for she was born in
Scott county, near Jamestown, and
there her early days were spent. She
sang with her first husband in farce
comedy after they found that singers
m opera of the standard type wtn much
glory, and little money.
The Idol of Julia Gilford's romance
was a fine young fellow, a tenor, who
did principal juveniles with skill and
artistic feeling tn the Andrews com
pany. They were married while the
company was on tour and won the In
stant protection of the older members
of the company like any other pair of
blessed babes In the wood. He was
not rugged, and- died soon after their
marriage. Rock Island has a number
of. reasons for being Interested In Mrs.
" SUB DITICT HOTICB.
The artist who evokes chords and
discords at will visits in a family
where there is a small boy and a
smaller person of the angel sort. One
day there was chicken for dinner.
After the plates were cleared the lit
tle boy pointed to the empty dish
and asked, "Mamma, how many did
"One," replied she.
"Well, I ate all the legs." said the
Small sister piped up next, "Did
you eat four legs?"
Superior brotherly wisdom answer
ed, "No chicken don't have any four
"Oh." said the small unabashed,
"I thought it was a dog."
ETT1HELT CO.H V K5I IKVT.
George Pratt has added to his ftm
ral outfit a fine inclosed carriage
for the-pallbearers. Omro has better
conveniences for the conduct of fun
erals than many towns with much
larger population. Omro, Wis-, Her
ald. CUT BTXP IT.
The gentleman in tows who gets
time to hug and kiss three domestics
when they are hanging out a Monday
morning's washing has acknowledged.
his gulxt. but asks on the side:
"Whose business Is It?" It la cer
tainly cone of the. Advertiser's busi
ness and it would say nothing If
"papa didn't take advantage of the
girls while standing on tiptoe, to
thumb the closeplns down. Upon in
quiry why the centlemaa, took this
advantage he said: "Tm femininely
struck and Just cant help it. Mar
ion, Wis., Advertiser.
OXB OJC HIKE.
Because hi3 caddy Insisted on call
ing M. J. Daagherty "Dorothy" al
most broke -up a golf game in which
Mr. Daugherty, "Jack" Beals and
Dickerson McAfee were the principals.
Every time the youngster wished'
to address Mr. Daugherty he would
say "Dorothy." Galesburg Mail.
Killing of David Luther at the
State Street Crossing in
Geneseo Sets Record.
THREE KILLED IN A YEAR
Others Were Mrs. Eliza Frltts and
Jacob Goembe Railroad Is
Tbree-deathi in a year Is -the- record
established by a dangerous railroad
crossing at State street, Geneseo.
David Luther, retired farmer, had his
life snuffed out Wednesday afternoon
by one of the Rock Island road's local
passenger trains. The gates were
down, but he waa In a hurry and took
the risk with the result he was fatally
Injured when the east bound tram
struck him. He died in half ah hour.
Others killed on this crossing within
the last 12 months were Mrs. Eliza
Fritts, whose d'eath occurred a month
ago, and Jacob GoembeL
HERE MATT TEARS.
Mr. Luther was horn In New York
state March 1, 182S, and had long been
a resident of Illinois. He was rated as
well-to-do and owned many acres of
farm land. His aged wife by a second
marriage survives, as do a son, Russell
of San Francisco, and a daughter, Mrs.
Caroline Holzlnger. of Geneseo, by the
second marriage. Children by the first
marriage who survive are two sons.
Will of Zlon City, rJL, and Abraham of
COURT HOUSE RECORD
Real Estate Transfers.
Emiel Saelens to Alfons Schatte
man. part lot 15, Daebelllehn's sub
division. Mollne, $1,700.
Jane Cable to Winiam H. Smith, lot
10, block 7, Buford & Guyers addition.
Rock Island, $290.
Hannah Parson to D. W. Hunt, lot
6, block 3, Smith & White's addition.
Mollne Heights, $1,700.
Caroline E. Stan wood to Lund,
part west half, east half, southeast
quarter section 11, 17. lw, $2,000.
B. T. Cable to J. L. Hagaman, part
outlot 44, assessor's plat, -lS64, Rock
Mary A. C.Husen to Gertrude E.
White, lot 7, subdivision southwest
quarter section 27-17-3W, $1.
C. It- Walker to Russell - Meyer,
lot 4, block S. College heights addi
tion. Rock Island, part southeast
northwest section 6-1 7-1 W, $1.
William L. Coyne to R. White,
east half lot 154, five acres section
12-17-2W, $2,700. -,
August Melln to C. E. Swanson,
lot 1, northeast subdivision block
"G," Mollne Water Power company's
addition, Mollne, $1,025.
Solomon Langman to T. J. Bennett,
tract northwest quarter section 2-17-2W,
Case Is Dismissed.
CM. Miller who was arrested ev-
eral days ago for alleged forgery, has
been released from custody because
Mack Glynn, the prosecuting witness
refused to appear against him. It is
rumored that the case was settled out
of court by relatives from Oskaloosa,
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
(From the Argus files of 1SS6.)
Aug. 2 5. Ground has been broken
for the new high school building and
the work of excavating was begun
thi3 morning, under the Buperinten
dcncy of Principal Hatch.
Charles Jenks of Moliue, champion
of this county, is going to ruu against
time for ?50 ia Rock Island.
Aus. 30. The socialists of Daven
port attempted to parade ihe streets
yesterday, fiaunting the red flag, but
were promptly put down by the po
lice. AUg. 31. Mrs. J.' F. Mungcr and
little son have arrived home from
Sept. 1. Otto Huber. son of Mr.
z 1 -
and Mrs. I. Huber, has gone to New
York, where he will take passage for
Germany. lie will first go to Vienna
to study the famous breweries of the
world, and then proceed to Munich,
Bavaria, where he will enter a col
lege, and his course of studywill be
the scientific brewing of beer.
Dr. W. A. Paul, Mrs. J. M. Buford
and Adair Pleasants have
THREE OF 'EM.
"I had such a fright last night,"
said grandma, after the visitors had
greeted her and told her how well
she was looking. ,'
"I think it was close on to mid
night," she continued. "I was sleep
ing soundly, when suddenly I was
awakened by the most awful screams.
from summer resorts.
Sept. 2. I. Liherman's pents fur
nishing store hag a new' coat of paint
of cherry color. Sutciiffe Bros, did
Sept. 3. Bar dockets are ready for
the September term of circuit court
and attorneys may have them by call
ing at Circuit Clerk Bownman's office.
rr.1 - - AA . V. I . . 1 1 1
returned ' Aue' etvuicu iu tuuie nuui me uuuu-
ing across the street and sounded as
if a woman was being murdered.
"Well, I got up and went to the
11 Y on are Not at Your Best
don't Morry p.ljout it there's no pood in worry. Get beUer!
It your ftonuich is wronjr, 3'our liver and bowrl :i:nrtie your
ncr e are sr.re to be on edre and yot:r bl x)d impure. Be
cheerful nd hopeful. As; 'they have Ijclped m thousand of er.ses,
will help y..d and will five your system the ri.atiir.il help it needs.
A few d ..! will make a great diiTerence in your letrlinjrs and your
looks. They will hJp you all hlon the line to a clear head,
free from .u t.es -to bright eyes to healthy j.ctive organs This
sure, miick and tonic family remedy will help Nature to
Restore Ycnr Foil Vigor
5i.l rWi-ry vrlierc. Ia boxes full !irectioiu, 10c. rttd 2Sc.
O DO "G'J-'I'COOGOGC ZCOOCOOOOZOCC CCCCCCCCCOOOOOOOOOCOOOOOOO J
about the neck of the tall young man
who stood there.
" 'Oh, my dear, dear boy!' she
cried, between kisses. 'How glad I
auf to see you!'
" 'Yas'm yas'm,' stammered an
apologetic voice.- 'Ah ah suah am
glad to see you, ma'am.'
"It then dawned upon Mrs. Ford
that she had been embracing one of
the governor's colored servants, while
the governor himself, who had just
arrived, stood at one side snickering
over the scene.
"It's been a countryside Joke ever
since. They say Mrs. Ford was ter
ribly mortified and never wanted to
! hear a word about it."
"How did the colored man feel?"
asked a listener.
"I never heard," replied the old
"Talk about dogs being faithful
and effectionate," said .ladam-who-has-Just-returned-from-a-trip-to-
lakes. "No dog gets ahead of our
"When we were away we ordered
a pint of milk left every day for Bil
liken and asked our next door neigh
bor If she wouldn't see that he was
fed regularly. She said of course
she would be glad to.
"Well, she told U3 afterward that
for a whole day Billiken sat on our
back step looking at the kitchen door
with the most sorrowful look on his
face because It didn't open. But when
she tried to coax him to drink some
of the milk and even showed him
chicken bones he just turned a re
proachful look on her and climbed
over the back fence. That was the
I . M 1 t .
were talking tnose screams com-1 ,al " .
mpnrpd seain. I lumnrd. Thpvl&ot Dais.
front windows as quick as my old
rheumatic knees would let me. I
heard men running from all direc
tions and knew that help was com
ing. But I was anxious to know just
what had happened.
"By the time I got to the window,
though, I heard a man laugh. Then
some more men laughed haw-hawed
right out. And I thought to myself,
"Well, now, that's funny!" When I
looked out I saw that quite a crowd
of people had gathered, but they had
commenced to scatter. They were
all chuckling and t knew there wasn't
any murder, anyway.
"The screams had stopped and I
went back to bed. But Just a little
while later maybe 15 minutes I
heard them again. And they kept
up, sometimes louder and sometimes
softer, for almost an hour, off and on.
Then I went to sleep.
"This morning I was stilj puzzled,
until Mrs. M. came to call on me. She
lives across the street. While w-e
20,000 Rolls of Wall Paper
For Sale at Factory Prices
Fcr tte next days I will close c'Jt my entire stock of wall
partr, .room mouldings, paints, brushes,- etc.
Paitits, SI. 54) ier gallon.-
Plate rail. 5e per foot. '
:.ioui(!n?s, frm Jc up to 4e.
Vanish tii-s 10 ; tre;-es end ingrains 10c.
Ci.a.e early and get the bargains.
P J. LEE
7hiid Avenue. Phena West 1033.
"'Poor thing!' said I to Mrs. M.
'Is she out of her ia!nd?'
" 'Oh, don't you know what that
is?" said Mrs. M. 'That's Mrs. O.'s
niece that's v'siting her. She is a
professional singer, and she Is prac
ticing her voice."
'Land sakes, said I, thinking of
the crowd that came to the rescue
last night. ."Do they all make a
noise like that when they're profes
"I read a sjory the other day about
a girl mistaking the gas man for her
j beau." eaid the old resident, "that
reminded me of another case of mis
"When Ford was governor of
Ohio, his wife came down to the old
Ford house in Burton, Ohio, ahead
of him, for the holiday season. One
. of their toy was sway at colleee and
', she wanted to be home to, greet him
O j when he arrived that night.
Qj "It was a cold winter night and
Q ' she sat in the firelight waiting. About
J5 the time he waa d-e she heard quick
steps on the walk and up the outside
'The mother few to the door.
CC:COC:OCOCOCOOOOOr ' snatched it open and threw her arms
"Well, we arrived home about 10
o'clock at nlpht. Everybody In our
neighborhood had gone to bed and
the whole street was dark. Weelt
kind of lonesome. But the m?nute
we got up to our hou?e we heard a
familiar meaouw, and there stood our
Billiken at the head of the front
steps, waiting to welcome us.
"You nerar saw 6uch a happy cat
In your life, and he was dreadfully
thin. He shipped Into the house after
us and we hadn't the heart to put
him out, so we let him stay In all
night, though I know he left tome
fleas in the carpet I've
"What I want to know, though. Is
how that cat knew we were coming
home Just then? Did he wait around
there all the time, expecting us? That
cat reasoned I know he did."
Dr. C. A, Lambert
Is Now in His First
Week of Active Prac
tice ici Rock Island,
111., at Harms Hotel.
17 CASES TAKING TREATMENT
Everyone Satisfied and
Getting Well and
Recommends Him to
Not a Word of Scandal
marred the call of neighbor on Mr?.
W. P. Spangh, of Manville, Wyo., who
said: "sne toid me Dr. King's New Life
pills had cured her of obstinate Kid
ney trouble, and made her feel like a
new woman." Easy, but sure remedy
-for stomach. liver and kidney troubles.
Only 25 cents at all druggi3ta.
Dr. Lambert produces the
actual evidence before your
eyes that he excels in saving in
jured eyes, cures catarrh, deaf
ness, blindness and all stomach
diseases. He has on hand a
bundle of letters from gTateful
patients from all over the Unit
ed States. These letters, if
published would fill all the
pages of this newspaper for the
next three weeks. These let
ters are all genuine and signed
by the cured people.
Dr. Lambert operates for
cross eyes painlessly and
bloodies sly. Does not use the
knife nor chloroform nor ether.
Over 2,000 cures. His records
CURED ME of a tad caBO ot crosB"
eyes after I was In that condition 57
years. He never hurt a bit. Nela A.
Akerson, Prinleton, 111.
CURED ME a-ulcklv and painlessly
of cross-eyes. I felt no pain during
QJJT Qp 189 cases of stomach dis
eases Dr. Lambert has cured 189
cases In this section. The News,
SATISFACTORY result3 in curln
me. of catarrh and deafness of long
standing. Dr. Lambert is faithful
and able. James R. Geeseman, Rob
ACCOMPLISHED lerful re
suits in curing me of a severe case of
catarrh and saving to me my hear
ing. Christopher Mlley, Robinson,
CURED my 1)1511(1 eye a'ter others
had failed to even help me. Come
and see me and I will tell you all
about it. Mrs. BeUie Fields, Harris
AgLpr to save my let eye after It
was blind. I recommend Dr. Lam
bert. Lawrence G. Colliflower. Pal
HONEST enoi,n t0 refuse money
in my case which he said he could
not cure. G. A. Fox, Palestine, 111.
QUICKLY cured me ot e-ve trouble
and catarrh. I commend Dr. Lam
bert to all my friends. Bruce Hos
kinson, Flat Rock, 111.
UNDERSTANDS hu bU8'ne8B- He
did much more for me than he prom
ised In my deafness and catarrh.
Cyrus Newlin, Hutsonville, 111.
Qyprrp me of perforating ulcer on
my eye. The sight is now perfect.
Emil Poles, Woodsworth hotel, Rob
inson, III. j
EMINENTLY euccBSful ,n restor
ing my hearing and curing me of ca
tarrh and la grippe. Dr. Lambert is
reliable, honest and knows his busi
ness perfectly. J. J. Cauley, Robin
ELEGANT rL8uIt ,n curnS me of
catarrh, deafness and mastoiditis. Dr.
Lambert is to be fully trusted. W.
A. Reed, Robinson, III.
EVERY DAY Dr" Lambert Performs
every conceivable k'nd of operation,
such as mastoid, adenoids, polypus,
tonsfiatomy, cataract, pterygium, etc
Call on him at parlor 1, Harms ho
tel. Rock Island. 111.
rt,1 tfiM CTg&jiA'tf Jt Wtt Milt) ImIP
TET us print your photographic neg-
!- atiyes on Cyko Paper. 4 The print
is the picture and this paper will give
you better pictures from any negative,
plate or film. It will do full justice to
your best negatives. It has tonal depth
and softness' that will compensate for
ordinary mistakes in timing or lighting,
and produce clear, transparent photo
graphs from negatives that would be
' Wm c7 Cyo paper in Hffrmnt gratU
and iuracw. It print t Jay ot night in
'mnyKght. Cy ho postcards In tkrwm gruda.
Ansco Cameras, Ansco Film, the film
with chromatic balance, pure chemicals
and a full line of photographic supplies.
Developing and printing done promptly.
328 Twentieth Street.
tftm NEW BUILDING TO BE
OPENED NEXT SEPTEMBER
It is sometimes thought that only persons who
have a large amount of money at their command
carry checking accounts, but this bank encourages
small accounts subject to check.' Young men just
beginning to earn money of their own, women
who have charge of household or personal affairs,
working men and others who have regular incomes
all are invited to open checking accounts with
TRANSACTS A CENERAL COMMERCIAL., SAVINCS,
EXCHANGE AND SAFETY DEPOSIT BUSINESS
mi iwii.ur W' CTr.
Edward Dierolf Ice Cream Company
When buying ice cream why not buy the best atjsamo
price. Once tried always vrsed. Special prices forf largo
Wholesale Milk and Cream 1
?Id phone 1397-L. E. LYIEROLF.
f NOOTHERN e!SCK EGAN .LINE!
Tho Elegant iiteel tjteamsmps
"Manlfcu" "Missouri" "lllinofs" t "ManUtea" 'K
oiler onriv.led iwrrlce Im-i..u Jilraro hn.i Mm kl- f.
N m-f InlAn'-l attrl ftiiB ffciiiotiH h'iujri.f-r I'.'-Mtrin tit
sna dir-r mat to
Ft fiv-i UrM 1 n l atM&ii ta tut m mm II rtl i-lll, liirA mIjiu f.Manr m I. Ikn tunu n Uka tn.
1 buy oUr the traveler vrr Rirr1tra coeniio tlit mui'lm to tli dmtitM of
outin a the water, fur lUuitzaUKi ruuu.r -ukJ ixn Uurm m,Lilrrmm
J C CONLET. CF.A. OffkM u4 DocU Nortli tU km Stn hndz CHICAGO
M. klu-M Iitlanil "
BI JOU Cigar Store
166 Second Avenue.
Under the new management
What brand do you emoke? If you want to tret the full flavor of
your favorite elyar you luuat gfct it from a dealer who keen bla
cigars In the same condition as the maker intended. Lots of cigars
lose that peculiar aroma when fcxyoaed cmrg are always kt-n In.
air-tlgnt showcases and regulated by moisture to the right decree. .
'Cinco" cigar. The odor is fra errant and de-
Phone West 555.