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THE ROCK ISEAXD ARGUS, THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 1912.
Sherrard visitors Thursdav and Fri
Licensed to Wed. George Elmer
Anderson, and Miss Eraa V. Hibbaxd
o Gslesburg; John T. Andre and
Miss Rose Sonkop of Davenport; Al
fred H. Reynders of Chicago and
.Miss Etta B. Heald of Davenport.
Sues the Railroads The mm of $25,
000 for the death of John McPeck Is
asked from the Chicago. Rock Island
Jb Pacific railroad by Hugo C. Vogt,
administrator of the estate. The claim
was filed In the district court yes
terday by Attorneys 7. A. Cooper and
H. H. Jebena for the plaintiff. It Is
alleged that on Oct 17, 1911. while
the deceased was then In the em-
ter and wants legal possession of her.
On the other hand, the grandmother.
with whom the child has made her
home for some time as her legal
ward, claims that the mother is not
the proper person to hare the ens
tody of the child. The case Is an In
Injuries Were Fatal Charles H. Mil
ler, aged 26 years, a resident of
Jacksonville, HI., died at Mercy hos
pital Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock,
shout four hours after the terrible
accident which befell him at Sixth
and Davie streets, where ha fell be
neath a Rock Island train on which
he was stealing a ride and was run
ever. The accident occurred on the
big curve near Fejervary park on the
Rock Island road. Miller, it appears.
REAL NERVE REQUIRED TO BE SUFFRACET MARTYR IN ENGLAND
NOW; 7 YEARS IN PRISON POSSIBLE UNDER GOVERNMENT CHARGE
l Bill HIT Ill " - " - HT
Mr. j. r
Interest in Enrland In the euf
fra cause centers In the disposi
tion this week of the government
rases airfttnst Mra. Kmellne Pank
. hurst. Mrs. Frederick Lawrence,
and other leaders of the militant
ufTrarettea who are in Jail, charged
with conspiracy to Incite malicious
dam ace to property. Conviction un-
der the new law will mean Impris
onment of from three to seven years.
Mrs. Pankhurat has collapsed several
times la bar oeU.
rled down and on his way to Mercy
Fractured Hla Ankle Friends of W.
L Dodd. district deputy oi me m. new Sheet Metal fenop. jaoiine is
W. A., will be. grieved to hear that to have the cervices of a new concern
Mr. Dodd suffered a painful accident "i " w uneei mew WUI..
via, B.Antnc. Mr. Dodd. who Is I IT Konweader, a man wno nag naa aa
tuitine at the home of his sister, most a quarter of a century's experi-
Mrm T. B. Lancaster. ComrnBM race w uus line oi worn, h uw ub
Junction, aUpped on the floor of the of the concern. Mr. Rohwedder Is pre-
kltchen and fractured his ankle. Tne parea to nanaae Dusiness in mo soup
awMdent while extremely painful. Is formerly occupied by HemmlngBon
not serious and Mr. Dodd is expected Bros., at 317 Fifteenth street. The
to he around in a few weeks. shop has been altered and equipped
witn appliances so that au classes or
Obituary Record. Benjamin uoice i worK may do nan die a.
Alford 514 West Slxteentn street.
died Tuesday night at 11:20 o'clock Leap Year Proposal. B. B. Jackson.
at Merer hospital, following an m- former superintendent oi Monne
na of but live days' duration. Mr. I schools, now assistant superintendent
lot schools of Minneapolis, is a victim.
of a leap year proposal. Majority of
Mollne people are aware that Mr. Jack
son Is a bachelor. Mr. Jackson Is the
recipient of a missive from a woman
signing herself Stina Wilson, St PauL
Hers Is a business-like proposal; no
I gush whatever; not the slightest hint
at sentimentality. She writes: "You
need a wife. I need a husband. You
1 are too timid with the young ladles. I
have more money than I can invest.'
Whether this missive will prove allur-
llng enough to coax Mr. Jackson from
his state of bachelorhood, time only
Obituary Record. Funeral services
for Carl Kllngberg, 19-year-old son of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kllngberg, were
held at the home, 1923 Second avenue,
at 2 Tuesday afternoon. Rev. Albert
Jobanson of the Swedish Mission taber
nacle was the officiating clergyman.
Burial was in Riverside cemetery.
ploy of the defendant road, he was
run over by a wild engine owned by
the defendant and that his death was
due enUiely to the negligence of the
company. It Is claimed that no
whistle was' blown or any warning
whatever given. A wife and four
children are left by the deceased.
New Convent Planned. A handsome
brick convent, costing several thous
and dollars, Is to be erected this
spring at Mt. Carmel. the northeast
corner of Fifteenth and E;ady streets
by the Carmelite order, plans for the
new building boing drawn up by Ar
chltecbt A. H. Kbeling and bids to be
asked for within a few days.
Fighting for Child. The fight for
the possession of little Edna James,
which is now being waged In the dis
trict court by her mother, Mrs. Lulu
Wlese, and the child's grandmother,
Mrs. Helen Coates, was again taken
up today. The plaintiff, Mrs. Wlese,
! represented by Attorneys Wilson,
Grllk & Wilson and Attorney Cham
berlain represents the defendant.
The claim of the mother is that she
Is now able to provide for her daugh-
"TP" - . if - 1
V, -SLaf I
vas beating his way from Kewanee.
II., to Hannibal, Mo., where his sis
ter resides. He had a job located
there, according to his own story.
When picked up after being run over.
Miller was still conscious and realiz
ed that he bad lost a leg and an arm.
Owing to the high embankment at
the place where the accident occurred,-
It was some time after the am
bulance arrived that Miller was car-
7 hero la Onty One
Laxative Bromo Quinine
USED THE WORLD OVER TO OVRE A COLD III ONE DAT.
Always remember the full name. Look
for this signature on every box. 25c.
Are You Nervous?
What mikes you nervous? It is the weakness of your
womanly constitution, which cannot stand the strain of the
hard work you ,do. As a result, you break down, and ruin
your entire nervous system, Don't keep this up! Take
Cartful, the woman's tonic Cardul is made from purely
vegetable ingredients. It acts gently on the womanly organs,
and helps them to do their proper work. It relieves pain
and restores health, in a natural manner, by going to the
source of the trouble and building up the bodily strength,
Mrs. Grace Former, of Man, W. Va., took CarduL
This is what she says about it: "I was so weak and
nervous, I could not bear to have anyone near me. I had,
fainting spells, and I lost flesh every day. The first dose
of Cardui helped me. Now, I am entirely cured of the
fainting spells, and I cannot say enough for Cardui, for I
know it saved my life." It is the best tonic for women.
Do you suffer from any of the pains peculiar to women?
Take Cardui It wQl help you. Ask your druggist
VMsrtBr Ladfcs AAranr? Dept. Chartsannei MegdaeCsL.
saa H psts book,tioia Xranacot lor l a
AIEori wa aBecajimr. oat Car- appem
dlcilia TJHuaday, nut. failbdV hsxm-
evex Co namwen.. Wb was; born. Sept.
iv xauuv m waraanguon, Hiaa.r
coming ta Daxennort where- he had
made, a hast of frieada,. when- a small
hoy On Spt 30, IM0M h waa- unit
ed rn marriage ta Miss- Ofea. Schrle
ber of this city, who aarvtres to
gether with a son, Vernon Weston,
aged five months. In addition to
these hla mother, Mrs. Julia Alford
and a brother, Clarence E. Alford!
both of Davenport, survive.
Friends and neighbors of Mr. and
Mrs. George Selken, 1440 Franklin
afreet, are tendering them their sym-I-athj
and condolence in the death of
tW?eW Ltoyd Albert
Selken. who died early yesterday
morning following an Woes of 12
JJa duration caused by pat.
Konia. The drraaed was born July
24. lf. ta Oklahoma City, Okla,
The funeral will be held Saturday.
lira- J. I Cillett retaroed home Sim.
oay after a week's visit with her par-
Miss Agnes Stewart spent
with Miss Delia Bowser.
Miss Alice OUlett of Muno.Mn.
Sunday with Miss Emma Anderson.
Those who were snteitalned Sunday
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Watson were Rev. H. Norton, Mr. and
ra. J. Bowser and daughter Mattle.
Miss Ethel Foster, Andrew and Phern
Kiel s t
Mrs. F. Foster and daughter Clara
pent 8unday at the home of Dr. and
Mrs. J. H. Bendle.
Miss Grace Freyermoth of Wray
rtHe spent Sunday with Miss Louise
Mr. and Mrs. William FreyeraHith
and daughter Alt spent Sunday at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. George Work-
James O'leary of Orion has accept
ed a position at the Marseilles factory.
Mrs. Hattie Jordan has returned
from a few days' visit with relatives
Walter Ferguson arrived Saturday
from Aberdeen, S. D., and will be em
ployed at the R. & V. gasoline engine
R. A. Martin left Saturday for Peo
ria, enroute to his home in New York
state after a pleasant visit with his
son, M. S. Martin.
The Methodist Ladies' Aid society
met Wednesday, afternoon at the home
of Mrs. George W. Dick.
Logan Nicholson has accepted a po
sition in Bettendorf.
Joe Johnson and Ben Barney of Ca
ble, enroute for St, Paul, where they
will spend the summer, visited with
Miss Lydia Johnson over Sunday.
Eric Jordan left Monday evening for
an extended visit in Pueblo and other
points in Colorado.
Miss Martha Johnson of Preemption
visited over Sunday at the home of
her uncle, Alex Milleon.
Millie Moss of Kewanee is visiting
at the home of her grandmother, Mrs.
B. A. Moss.
Mrs. Dan Holcomb and daughter
Marjorie have returned from a six
weeks' visit with relatives in Chicago,
Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Aldrich enter
tained 16 friends Tuesday evening at
500. Prizes fell to C. H. Vincent and
Miss Mabel Thompson. Delicious re
freshments were served by the host
ess and a social hour enjoyed.
Melvina, Martha and Dorothy Weitz
of Carbon Cliff were in town calling.
on friends Thursday.
The Christian Endeavor society was
entertained Wednesday evening at
the church ly Mrs. M. S. Martin.
Thirty younr people attended and a
good time wis enjoyed by all.
The Flora De Voss comnanv will he
at the opera house again March 18
19 and 20.
Joe Krebs and Lloyd Johnson were
among the Rock Island passengers
Mrs. Florence Chamberlain visited
Aledo relatives over Sunday. -
Mrs. H. w. Meeker and dauehter.
Mrs. Frank Handley, visited Moline
relatives the latter part of the week.
Mrs. John Tree of Aledo SDent
Thursday with Mrs. Alex Simpson.
Mrs. Vance Sherrard of Sherrard
visited over Sunday with her son Er
Miss Ella Barns went to Davenport
Wednesday to see her father, who is
in Mercy hospital in that citv. .
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Wild of East Mo
line were Mathersville visitors during
tne past week.
Mrs. Milton Pershing of East Moline
visited at the Thomas Jackson home
Mrs. Charles Barton and children,
Mrs. Charles Kirchman and Mrs. Fred
Schroeder were Aledo shoppers Satur
Frank Nesbit returned to his home
In Richland, Iowa, Sunday after visit
ing his sister, Mrs. Fred Haddock.
"Tony the Convict" will be present
ed In the opera house by Mathersville
home talent Monday evening, March
25. With the good scenery and the
local talent which Mathersville has
this play no doubt will be a success.
There will be good specialties between
acts. Elbie McFate h&s been engaged
as music director. The cast of char
acters Is: Tony the Convict, Hugh Mc-
Gonigle; Weary Wayside, Frank Hand-
ley; James Barclay, John McGonlgle
Judge VanCrugar, Dode Hailstone
Philip Warburton Willie Puries; War
den Burrows, H. W. Meeker; Jackson.
H. W. Meeker; Lena Warren, Emma
Knott; Sally, Mrs. Frank Angerer;
Miss Sedley, Mrs. William Beck; Mrs.
VanCrugar, Miss LiUle Handley.
The Misses Mable Sherrard and El-
zina O'Melia of Sherrard were Math
ersville visitors Monday.
Roy Peterson, the little son of Mr.
and Mrs. Alfred Peterson, is quite ill.
Miss Nettie Johnson was a Rock
Island visitor Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Zude and two
children spent 'Sunday with Mrs.
Zude's parents near Aledo.
Ernest Sherrard has had a soda
fountain installed in his restaurant.
Harry Knott, who has been visiting
his brother Mark, left Monday for Car
diff. The Hed Men are planning on hav
ing a big time at their dance Friday
evening, March 15. They have en
gaged Wrlxon's five piece orchestra
of Rock Island to furnish the music.
Madam, I! You Have
No .Faith, We Have!
Do you have a cold lunch every washday because
your maid is in the laundry?
Do you have to listen for the door bell, so she can
spend the day over the tub?
Or, are you unable to keep a maid on account of
your washing being too large? Answer these ques
The Billion Bubbles -
The maid wffl be through with the
trashing and have the clothes on the
line and still have time to prepare
luncheon. Shell be ready to answer
the door bell at all times because Wash
clean does all the work she needn't
roll np her sleeves to help.
The Billion Bubbles will keep her
happy relieve her of tub rubbing
aching back and the tart disposition
that sometimes comes with washday.
. And your clothes will not be torn
and rubbed to shreds. The finest
lingerie lace even drawn work can
be washed with Washclean.
The Billion Babbles wont hart it
we guarantee that.
Make the trial yon owe It to you
comfort to your maid and to you .
Adopt this 20th century aid to scien
tific housekeeping. It leaves your
clothes softer white and antisepti
cally clean. Germs cant endure the
action of the BlIBon Bubbles.
Just ask your grocer when yon or
der. Remember, well furnish Wash
clean free rf you have no faith. Wef
absolutely guarantee It.
TODAY THE GROCER
WASHCLEAN MFG. CO., Boonvllle, Mo.
Mrs. James Patterson and son of
Viola visited Mathersville relatives the
latter part of the week.
Thomas Duckerty made a business
trip to Aledo Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Gust Anderson visited
Moline relatives Friday.
Axel Link is now a resident of
Mathersville, having moved his fam
lly here from Sunny Hill last week.
James McWUliam of Coal Valley
visited over Sunday with friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Sherrard were
Store Polish jf$&V
I others because more x "w 1 !
Miss Ida Tester spent Sunday with '
MUs Verne Stewart.
Mrs. Charles Marl and daughter '
Lela of Illinois City spent Sunday with
Mrs. Marls' mother, Mrs. McNalk
Mr. and Mrs. F. Roberts and daugh
ter Ruby of Galeaburg are spending
some time visiting g the home of
Mrs. Roberts' sister. Mrs. F. Boyer.
Miss Goldle Slasel departed Satnr- i
day tor Waterloo, Iowa, where she will
spend the summer.
Charles KJeist of Muscatine is spend
ing a week visiting relatives here.
Miss Eleanor Kleist departed Sun
day for Joy.
Word was reoeived here last Friday
of the death of John Brookman, Sr.,
at his home at Central City last Thurs
Albert Splckler left Tuesday of this
week for Velva, S. D., to spend the
summer with his brother Charles.
Mrs. John Kane spent Thursday nnd
Friday of last week visiting relatives
Mr. and Mrs. William Strohmeier
spent last Friday in Davenport.
Mrs. John Bishop was in tho trl
citles shopping Friday.
Miss May Bentley of .Davenport vis
ited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Bentley, from Thursday till Sun
day. Mrs.. Clarence Skinner and son of
Rock Island visited several days last
week at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Kane.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hayes and
daughter Hope were called to Rock
Island Saturday by, the death of Mr.
Hayes" nephew, Hartsel Hayes.
Word was received here from Mr.
and Mrs. N. P. Philips telling of the
death of their son Clarence, -. ho died
the first of last week at his home In
Portland, Ore. His death was due to
diphtheria. He leaves besides his
father and mbther a widow, one son
and three daughters and one Bister,
Mrs. Dave Simpson, all of Oregon. The
family moved to Oregon from here a
few years ago. Mrs. Philips was Miss
May Cushman, daughter of O. D. Cush
man, also of this place.
Mrs. Charles Huntley was In Rock
Island over Sunday.
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hartman visited
week ago Tuesday at the home of
Arthur Daniel is expecting to leave
for his home in Canada Tuesday.
Mrs. Godfrey Schneider Is ill.
A number of relatives and friends
pleasantly surprised Mrs. Rosa Brus
sel at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Clyde Schneider, Thursday evening. A
fine lunch was served. Mrs. Brussell
left for her new home in Whiteside
county Friday, where she expects to
keep house for her two sons, Edward
and George. Mrs. Brussel lived for a
number of years in this vicinity, and
has made many friends, who wish her
The friends and relatives of Mrs.
Emma Blaaer remembered her and
sen,t her a shower of postal cards on
her birthday anniversary.
John and George Thur, William Mil
ler, Thomas Johnson and son Archie,
Adolph Dunlap, Arthur Daniel, Joe
Brussel, August Hartman and Clyde
Schneider were In the village Monday
Charles Hartman left Monday morn
ing for Preemption to visit his sister.
Mrs. Reinhold Zwlcker.
Dr. Wiggins of Milan was in the.vil-
Mr. and Mrs. John Curry and eon
Clair visited Sunday at the home of
the Misses McCarty of Edgington.
was round guilty or opinm smug"
gling. The conviction, federal oflV
clals say, destroyed a dangeroui
T'S different from
others because more
care is taken in the mak
ing and the materials used are
of higher grade.
Makes a brilliant, sUky polish that doesnot
rob off or dat o9. and the thine la&tft four
times as tona as ordinary stove polish.
Used on sample stoves and soid bf
bard ware dealers.
Ail wm swik ! & trial. Um It on four eook stow,
year parlor stove- or yoer imogV' if 70
Ooa't Sod 1 1 tkxm eet p you omr used,
yooresmlsru uiorisitorf and jaar Boumj.
Iwtototviijrfc enk fttoT Fotisfa.
lasae ta li,ti4 or psjf -one quality.
BLACK 1UC STOVE POLISH WORKS
Us etac uttt ftJc-OrriAj lr Ceamef oegxmUe,
rristrs. stove pipes tre-enx rastia.
Vss & SIM. tSotei Palis (or sllvsr. nfekst ev
Miss ,Amanda Nelson spent several
days last week with Mrs. Charles Dun
lap. The Misses Cecelia Wilson and Ida
Carlson were tri-city visitors Satur
Mr. and Mrs.- August Hartman and
family and Arthur Danlck spent Sun
day at the home of Fred Hartman.
Miss Nellie Hintermelster has rent
ed a room near the- college and ex
pects to spend most of her spare time
there. We regret that we cannot see
her pleasant face more frequently.
Mrs. Rose Brussel and son Ben went
to Rock Island a week ago Monday.
Frank Brussel's car vas sent to Mis
souri last week.
Mrs. John Hintermelster and chil
dren, Mrs. Otto Glazier and daughter
and Mrs. Lee Baker left for their new
hemes in South Dakota Feb. 23.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Moffltt and son
Herschel Clyde left for their new home
In Idaho Friday, March L The people
of this community wish them much
happiness and success.
- Mrs. Halstead left March 2 for her
home in Iowa.
About 78 relatives and friend3 pleas
antly surprised Mr. and Mrs. John Ho
ler Saturday, March 2. The event was
their 25th wedding anniversary.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Scherer were
tri-city visitors Thursday.
Rev. Mr. Letherman of Illinois City
was in the village Saturday.
Miss Rosa Knehl was in the village
Friday evening. "
Mr. and Mra. John Lowe and little
son JTrancis Allen visited Sunday at
Seattle, Wash. James L. Brown,
alleged head of a band of Russians,
In 8eme Ceesa the Development la Re
markably Rapid, '
It has been said that the seed ef tin
globe turnip when growing increases
Its own weight fifteen times within a
minute. - The seed of . this turnip Is '
exceedingly minute, being not largei
than the twentieth part of an Inch In
diameter, and yet in the course of s
few months the seed will be developed
by the soil Into twenty-seven millions'
of times the bulk of the original, and
this in addition to a conaiderabls
bunch of leaves.
On peat ground turnips bars been
found to Increase by growth. 15,800
times the weight of their seed each
day they stood.
The funguses offer an Instance ef re
markably rapid growth. The great
pnff ball will attain the slse of a pump
kin in a single night, and Lindley cal
culated that the cefls whereof It Is
composed will multiply st the rate of
60,000,000 a minute.
Many seeds germinate In a very
short period the cress In two days;
spinach, turnips end kidney beans in
three days, lettuce In four, melons and
gourds in five, most of the grain seed
In a week and hyssop at the end of a
month. But others remain for a very
long period without showing signs ol
germination. New York Herald. ,
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LETTER FROM VIRGINIA.
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' LETTER FROM LOUISIANA.
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LETTER FROM FLORIDA.
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LETTER FROM WEST VIRGINIA.
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AXOTIIER LETTER FROM VIRGINIA.
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2ews, Va. .
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