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THE ROCK ISHAND ARGUS, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1912.
purchased the Harry Best meat mar
ket Mr. Best will devote his tlms to
the real estate business.
H. S. Crossley returned Sunday eve
ning from Chicago.
Dr. L. I Outten has Twught a lot on
Second avenue and will erect a J3.000
Mr. and "Mrs. Fred Wilson, who
have moved here from Adraln, Mich.,
have gone to housekeeping in rooms
over the postofflce.
Held for Desertion. A charge of de
sertion baa been filed against Howard
Walker by his wife. He was placed
trader arrest Sunday Bight, and when
the case was called for trial yesterday,
continuance was taken.
windier HlcW-n a charge of hav
ing been backward with their hotel bill
and for soliciting orders without deliv
ering the goods, George Bosck and Joe
Bulger, both claiming Dee Moines as
their home, were placed under arrest
yesterday. Both are young men of
good education and claim to belong to
good famlllea in the capital city. They
have been In the tri-cities for some
time, working various schemes, failure
In Davenport being held as the cause
of their arrest
Fire Destroys Building. An over
heated stove pipe running from one
room to another caused a fire at the
residence of John Paustian, 1319 West
Sixth street, yesterday morning that
resulted in about 11,500 damage. The
fire department received the alarm at
7:15 o'clock, and responded Immediate
ly. The fire had, however, gained con
siderable headway because of the in
flammable material in the walls of the
house, and the blaxe had gotten be
tween the walls when the department
arrived. Three streams of hose were
played on the fire. The roof and upper
story of the house were burned and
the loss to the furniture will be about
$500. The upper part of the house was
occupied by M. M. Taw, and his loss
will be considerable, as nearly all his
furniture was burned. He carried no
insurance. The house and contents of
the first floor were insured.
Clum Is Secretary. The recommend
ation of the executive committee of the
Commercial club that Woodworth Clum
be appointed secretary to succeed Alex
J. Lumsden, was ratified at yesterday's
meeting of the board of directors. Mr.
Clum will act in the dual capacity of
secretary of the committee and of the
club. Although this arrangement was
made by the board end the members
of the committee, it Is understood that
the two will continue as separate in
stitutions. Obituary Record. William Armll,
one of the old renidents of Davenport,
died at his home, 507 West Ixscust
street, at 1 o'clock yesterday morning,
his death being caused by stomach
trouble. Mr. Armll was born In West
moreland county, Pennsylvania, Oct.
20,' 1834, and came to Davenport In
1874, where he had made his home
since with the exception of about three
years. He was a veteran of the civil
war, having enlisted in the Thirty-
third regiment and later was trans
ferred to the Thirty-fourth, where he
served for 20 months. He then return
ed to Pennsylvania, where he was mar
ried In 1867 to Miss Sarah Fry, who
now survives. Two children were born.
George F. Armll surviving, now being
located at Second and Gaines streets.
The funeral will be held from the home
on West Locust street Wednesday af
ternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. Frank
Cole and Rev. W. H. Blancke officiat
ing. The Interment will be at Oakdale.
Early Sunday morning, at her home,
630 West Fifteenth street, occurred the
death of Mrs. Eliia Hagedorn, for
many years a resident of Scott county.
She was born in Berlin, Germany, Feb.
23, 1S36, and came here in August.
1856. She and her husband lived near
Eldridge until 10 years ago, when they
removed to Davenport, where they
have since resided. Surviving are the
husband, Peter Hagedorn, and the fob
lowing children: Emma W. Hagedorn,
Mrs. Laura Mohr, Mrs. Meta M. Kllndt,
SOLOMON IN ALL HIS CLORY DIDN'T HAVE
A SARTORIAL THINC ON THE MAN OF 1912
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Plush hat "k tdBP
SVtoeTeR Sleeves- ,
vfTW VELVET CUFF?
IF YoO'Ke FWL RECYCLE T
TOCB rtEH THAN SVJE Af?E WEARING
The fat man has no chance this year. Creators of men's fashions
have decreed that If one is to be considered well dressed and groomed,
he must be slender. Form fitting (Clothes are to be the thing. There
are other inovations that the common run of men won't reUsb.
And now ye of
The Tread Mill
Unto the Word
There may be a way to make your daily life more comfortable.
You must keep on "sawing wood" for the family, you know, but when the vital
forces recede a bit and you join the "cadaverous" army, look sharp to your food
and drink. Remember this fact that one wide-spread cause of a brain worker's
downfall into nervous prostration and a variety of disorders is
Coffee and Tea
Don't believe it I You say.
Make test and convince yourself, for therein lies a chance for relief. Try
leaving off the coffee and tea ten days. Use in their place good, well made
In a few days many feel the old-time spring of health and the daily toil becomes
pleasure once more. The evening pastime brings happiness and the sound sleep of
boyhood comes once again to cheer and refresh.
There is no joy on earth quite so satisfying as the PERFSCT POISE OF
HEALTH. Generally it's yours for the taking.
Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
"There's a Reason"
Postum Cereal Company, Limited, Battle Creek, Mich.
Miss Nona Spahn went to her
home at Jit. Pleasant Friday night
to spend Sunday.
Miss Eva Wanslne went to Quincy
Wednesday tor a visit with relatives
and to study the spring millinery
Miss Bernice Peters went to Viola
Wednesday to spend the day with
her grandmother, Mrs. R. W. Bar
rett, who is ill.
Mrs. Katherlne Miller and Mrs
. , v.-.. iTi Wednesday for a two days' visit.
m docioi uiuiuicu uicu Mr a Rr. tl n, r
off at the Deere & Mansur plant Sat- Wia . . . '
urday for an indefinite period is denied ajftti . visit heVe
ui uie uuvv ui iae company, n. ja
stated that less than a score of work-
Sparks Start a Fire. Sparks from a
chimney set fire yesterday forenoon to
the roof of the dwelling owned by
Axel Klingberg, 314 Fifth avenue. An
alarm of fire was sounded and firemen
responded to the call, extinguishing the
blaze with the chemicals.
era were laid pff. "During the last
week the number of working hours a
day was reduced from nine to eight
hours, but there has been no material
reduction in the size of the working
crew," is the statement made.
Fractures a Limb. As a result of
falling on an icy sidewalk Mrs. Frank
Voorhees, wife of the steward at the
Manufacturers hotel, broke a bone of
the right leg four inches above the
ankle. The accident occurred Sunday
evening near the corner of Sixth ave
nge and Eighteenth street. Mrs. Voor
hees was taken in the ambulance to
her home, 2109 Fifth avenue, where the
fracture was reduced.
Push Closing Proposition. Local
supporters of the Men 1 and Religion
Forward movement yesterday morn
ing presented to the city commission
their much discussed petition against
Sunday vaudeville, Sunday pool halls,
Sunday moving picture shows and Sun.
day theatres. A delegation composed
of 40 men representing a majority of
the Protestant churches in the city was
present in the council chamber when
tne commission began its delibera
tions. The city commission did not
act on the petition, but took steps to
consider it in committee of the whole,
When this will be was not stated.
Obituary Record. Mildred Ruth Sta
ler, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J,
Slinler, residing on Forty-fifth street,
died Sunday morning at 7 o'clock. The
child was born in Freeport, 111., July
24, 1910. Remains will be sent to
Freeport for burial. At the request of
Dr. J. H. Love of East Moline a cor
oner's inquest was held yesterday af
ternoon at 2 to Inquire into the death
of the child, as the physician refused
to sign the death certificate. He learn
ed after his call, which was not until
after the child was dead that she had
never received medical attention.but
that the parents had been administer
ing pat nt cough syrup. The jury re
turned an open verdict, declaring that
death was due to pneumonia.'
Death came to John Peterson, for
many years an employe of the city in
the street commissioner' d department
under the old form ct government,
Sunday morning at 6:45 at the home
of his daughter, Mrs. Alexander Her-
stedt, 1222 Fourteenth street. Mr. Pe
terson, who had attained his 83rd year,
retired from active pursuits seven
years ago, and since then had lived a
quiet life. His final illness came upon
him two weeks ago, and since then he
had been confined to his bed. Death
is due to the infirmities of age.
John Peterson was born in Vestergot
land, Sweden, Aug. 10, 1828. In his na
tive land he was trained to the trade
of stone mason and followed that pur
suit for many years, or until 1880, the
year of his emigration to America
For three years he resided in Chicago,
then in 1883 came to Moline, which
had since been his home. The fu
neral services were held this after
a visit in
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Is Better Than Gold
Do You Know Why This Is True? Do You
Know Why the U. S. Government Permits Its
Postal Savings Banks to Accept no Securities
But Three Kinds of Bonds?
to see her son. Glen Greer, and wife.
Mr. and Mrs. Madrew Bear of New
Boston were guests of Mrs. Bear's
mother, Mrs. Bateman, Wednesday
Miss Mary Bateman accompanied
them home for a short visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Poland went to
Joy Wednesday nighi ?nr a short
visit with relatives.
Mrs. Don Cooper went to Bloom-
ington for a ten days' visit with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Peter
Mr. and Mrs. Melville
WInterset, Iowa, left
morning for Viola after
this city with relatives.
Mrs. E. R. Petrie and Mrs. S. S.
Johnston went to Davenport Thurs
day to see Mr. Petrie, who is in the
Mrs. Mary Evans was a Rock Is
land visitor Thursday.
Otis Reaber was a visitor in Rock
Master Stanton Henry Prentiss re
turned Thursday night to New Bos
ton, after a few days' visit with his
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. B
Mr. and Mrs. William Welch of
New Boston spent Thursday in
Isaac Gayler and daughter of
Keithsburg visited In this city with
George Gayler, returning home
Mrs. Tracy Crlppen and baby and
the Misses Echart of Joy were In
Aledo Thursday to spend the day
Miss Jane Ellen Shear of Joy
spent the week end in Hopewell
Miss Ina Adamson of New Wind
sor came Friday evening to be the
guest of Miss Lois Petrie over Sun
Miss Bessie Graves went to
Keithsburg Friday night for a short
Miss Ruth McCreight accompan
ied Miss Bernice Crapnell home to
Joy for a visit over Sunday.
Miss I sol a Ralston of Viola was a
guest of Miss Edna Merriman Saturday.
Mrs. Bloom returned to her home
ia Hopewell Saturday after a visit
here with her sister, Mrs. E. Peter
son, who was ill.
Miss Jesse Coleman spent the
week end In New Windsor.
Mrs. F. L. Fassnacht and daugh
ter went to Viola Saturday to spend
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Heflln.
Mrs. George McCIung and children
arrived Saturday from Denver, Col.,
to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Michael Sullivan, and sister, Mrs. W.
Mrs. George Meyer and baby re
turned home to New Windsor Sat
urday after a short business trip to
Miss Eva Sheriff of Joy was an
Aledo visitor Saturday.
Mrs. F. Muhlenberg of Joy and
grandson, Fred Muhlenberg, of New
Boston went to Colvana, 111., to visit
Mrs. Muhlenberg's daughter, Mrs.
Ralrh Thede went to Rock Island
The, William and Vashtl girls won
the basketball game with the Hed
aing gins on tne local noor by a
score of 4 to 3 last Friday evening,
After the game the William and
Vashtl team entertained the Hedding
team and their gentlemen friends at
the home of Miss Ruth Detwller.
About thirty guests were present.
College songs were sung by both
teams and Somerset was played dur-
Mlss Beck, musical supervisor in ing the evening. A delicious two-
the schools here, will give an enter-1 course luncheon was served and a
talnment at the Lincoln building on 1 very pleasant evening was spent.
the evening of February 23. She will The Aledo Democrat contest closed
be assist id by Edith Lindsay Oliver February 10. This was a contest for
of Moline and other local talent. the most popular young lady in the
Mrs. P. EL Buck and daughter of county. Four prizes were offered. The
Geneseo have been guests at the E. D. young lady who received a Bulck run-
Aldrich home the past week.
Mrs. 1. A. Cartwright has been en
tertaining her aunt, Mrs. John Hil
Hard for the past week. Mrs. Hilllard
has been visiting in Kansas and stop
ped off her on her way to her home
in Ottawa, IIL
Rev. Samuel Pearson of Chicago
will preach Sunday morning and even
ing at the Congregational church. He
will also hold revival meetings at the
church the coming week.
Mrs. G. F. Schilling entertained
the Methodist Ladies Aid society Wed
nesday afternoon. -
Ella O'Leary of Orion isvlslling ai
the R. W. Reeve home. .
Mrs. George Walker will entertain
at a Valentine party next Tuesday aft
The Plymouth circle will give a 10
cent tea at the home of Mrs. Long
next Thursday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Collier are the
parent of a baby girl, bom SunSay
Margaret Willey retrfrned ' Sunday
evening from a visit with her ouei
Lois Detwiler in Geneseo. ,
Ferd Schleuter and son Fred, bav
O you know that many of these
Bonds acceptable by the Postal
Savings Banks draw 5 and
In placing your money on interest
follow the example of the U. S. Gov
ernment which accepts no security
Every Man and Woman needs to be thor
oughly familiar with the one kind of investment
that is absolutely safe, pays a high rate of interest
needs no looking after, and can be turned into
cash at any time.
Everyone needs to know Municipal Bonds
as thoroughly as they know ABC. But the
usual books on Bonds are quite unintelligible to
the majority of people because they are written
in technical language.
rEhave issued a booklet that tells 'in plain convers-'
Donal words just what Municipal Bonds are and
why it is that the U. S. Government forbids its
Postal Savings Banks accepting any securities but Govern
ment Bonds, Bonds of the States and Territories of the
United States, and Bonds of Certain Cities, Towns and
Counties of the United States (Municipal Bonds).
The book is equally clear and plain to a school girl r.nd
to a lifelong experienced financier.
We have a copy of this book awaiting you.
Whether or not you are considering placing money on
interest at present, you will highly prize the clear under
standing of Municipal Bonds which this book gives and
this understanding will be worth many dollars to yourself,
or to some friends whom you wish to confidently and
Send for this booklet today it is a gift from us to jw.
It is the only book of its kind now in print, and you will
want to keep it for present reading and future reference.
Ulen & Company
First National Bank Building Chicago, Illinois
Mrs. Agnes A. Elmergreen, W. P.
Hagedorn. Julia T. Hagedorn and Mrs.
Ella J. Frerck. The funeral will be
held Wednesday afternoon, with inter
ment at r je Hill cemetery.
about as first prize, was Miss Ethel
Lowry of Aledo. The second prize, a
piano, went to Miss Ruth Harney of
Aledo. The third prize, a diamond
ring, to Miss Ethel Mawley of Aledo
and the fourth prize, a top buggy, to
Miss Stella Smith of New Boston.
Rev. and Mrs. A. E. Moody of the
First Presbyterian church will give a
series of receptions to the members of
the congregation and their friends,
Thursday evening and Friday after
noon and evening, February 15 and 16.
The receptions will take place In the
A prenuptial attention was given to
MIbb Delia Farm last Thursday even
ing. The many friends of MIbb Farm,
surprised her with a plate shower on
that evening. Delicious refreshments
were served and the affair was a most
Three Pioneers Pass Away.
Monmouth, Feb. 13. Three pioneers
of Warren county died within the last
24 hours. Eliphalet Mitchell, aged 95;
James M. Fletcher, 03 years old, and
Fred A. Allen, aged 74. The former
two were farmers residing in the same
neighborhood for 50 years. The last
named was the Inventor of a duck call
and bow facing oar, which won world
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Hundreds of men In this vicinity are today sound and well as a re
sult of our modern methods of treatment. Many of them had tried
various treatments and had practically given up all hope. We do not
clakn to cure all diseases, but tor those cases that come under our
specialty we undoubtedly have the best means of treatment known, and
If upon examination we feel that the case is too far gone for relief, we
refuse to accept It. Our honest dealings and ability have won for us
an enviable reputation, and any man who is afflicted, or suffering from
any weakness or disease peculiar to his sex cannot possibly make a
mistake in seeking our advice. We may save you a life of misery and
suffering. Consultation is free.
PrivotO consultation for all diseases skin and
I IVUIC blood diseases, sores, ulcers, bladder, ca
tarrh rupture,, varicose veins trouble nrvous,ness,
stomach, kidney and liver diseases.
Ulan Young and middle aged men who have Injured
11 CI I themselves In body and mind, with weak back,
falling strength, sunken cheeks, hollow eyes, bad
habits, dissipation, poor memory. We cure secretly
Dlnnrl nicoocne Ulcers In mouth, sore gums,
DIUUU Ulacd&CS falling hair, swellings, copper
colored spots, eruptions, bolls. Our treatment Is bet
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Vopirnca Uninc usually occur on the left side and
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Aro Ynn nervu an1 despondent: weak or debilitated; tired mom
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haggard-looking; weak back; bone pains; hair loose; ulcers; sors throat;
la' k of energy and confidence.
Morriono I aui Some slates have suggested making laws to re
lllal I lays laia quire men to be examined before given a marriage
license. Many men are afflicted with di:ases and deformities without
knowing it; others know they are not right. Regardless of any laws,
every man should, for his own benefit, be as nearly perfect, physically,
as possible before entering marrlaK'. We Invite men contemplating mar
riage to consult us free. If you have any ailment, call at once In time
to get cured before marriage.
Out of Town Men Visitina the CitYa?
Many cases ctn be cured In Sne
can be cured before returning
or two or more visits, continuing treatmenlt at home.
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(11 Fifteenth St4 iSecoaa Floor),
Moline offices open only on Wed
nesday afternoons and evenings, t
to "t. and Sunday mornings,
N. W . Corner Fourth B ady St.
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