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THE ROCK ISCAND ARGUS. FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 1912.
GOVERNMENT BUILDS RAILROAD OF iTS
OWN IN CONSTRUCTION OF GREAT DAM
Ucened to Wed. Ward L. Grant
and Mlsc Marcia A, Meader of Daren
port Grandmother Geta CMId-Jodge The
ophllus yesterday granted the custody
of little 10-year-old Edna James to her
grandmother, Mr. Helen Coates, after
hearing the testimony In the habeas
corpus proceedings during- the paat two
days. The closing arguments made by
Attorneys Charles Grilk for the de
fendant. Mrs. Coates, and "William
Chamberlln for Mrs. Lulu Wlese, moth
er of the child, were eloquent The
court In Its ruling gave the grandmoth
er the care of the child for six months
and held Its Jurisdiction over the child
so that If necessary the court can again
consider the cane. The grandmother
had charge of the child for the past
' Obttuary Record At 12 o'clock Wed
nesday night, at her home, 916 West
Fifteenth street following a lingering
Illness, occurred the death of Mrs.
Emma Katherlna Relnhold, aged 65
years. Death waa doe to a complica
tion of diseases. Deceased was born
Deo. 11, 1856, In Davenport, and had
spent all of her life In this city. In
1878 she was united in marriage to
Herman Relnhold, who preceded her In
death In 1905. The following sorrlve:
Four children. Hilda, Ella, Mn A. W.
Navratll, and August, all of Daven
port; three brothers, Rudolph Schwien
of Dixon, Iowa, and Gustar and Charles
of Sutherland, Iowa; five grandchildren
also rorrlTe. The funeral will be held
Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the
home, with Interment taking place In
Jacob H. Raphael, for 40 years a
Davenport merchant, died at 4:30
o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the
family home. 28 Harrison street.
Death followed a stroke of apoplexy
which ho sustained at Turner hall
Monday afternoon while engaged In a
social game of cards. He remained
unconscious to the end. Deceased was
born In Krutxberg, Ober Schlegilen,
Germany, Dec 27, 1S41. and was 70
years of age at the time of death. He
cam to America and to Davenport in
18(1. The civil war having then been
- declared, he enlisted in the cause and
served during the war. The survivors
are the widow and one son, Albert;
two sistors-ln-law, Mrs. Mamie Raph
ael and Mrs. Adela Raphael; alsothrf-e
grandchildren, Ray, Michael, and Ra
cbaei Mildred Rapha'l. The funeral
was held this afternoon at 2 o'clock
from the family home. Rabbi Ijowen
stein officiated, and Interment took
place In Mt. Nebo cemetery.
At 3 o'clock yesterday morning at
the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
-' " f A --n . - lbs" ,
The only g jtci uimut-tw ued and operateranroad ta tha United States
ts twaoty-two miles long, and extends from Boise, Idaho, to Arro wreck,
tbe sits of th highest dam In tbs world. Hundreds ot thousands of tons
o. material, and mors than a thousand workmen and their families, will
bm hauled ovr It.
J. L. Meyer, 21 West Fourteenth
street following a short Illness, occur
red the death of Romeo Louis Phll
llppe Meyer, agd 14 years. Deceased
was born April 5, 1898, in Davenport
In addition to the parents, he Is sur
vived by the following brothers and
sisters: Charles B. Meyer Alfred J..
Irene B.. Leon A, CHlve. Julliense, Vic
tor H. B., and Marguerite E.
At 5:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon
at tbe home of her daughter. Mrs. Car
oline Blesse, 1326 West Second street
occurred the death of Mrs. Maria Dor
othea Iben. Mrs. Iben had been ill but
a short time, due to the Infirmities of
age, being 72 years old. She was born
March 22, 1839, In Hoernsbeck, Schles
wlg Holsteln, Germany, coming to the
United States and directly to Daven
port In 1SC5. Six children survive.
They are: Mrs. Dora Olderog. Mrs.
Louis Blunk, Mrs. Caroline Blesse,
Mrs. Emma Pasrogel, Mrs. Alvina
Rogers, and Mrs. Annie Brocker.
Joseph Gilbert Shorey, one of the old
residents of Dtvenport, died at 12:30
o'clock yesterday after an illness of
about a year. Mr. Shorey was born In
Jonesboro. Maine, July 24. 1826. June
13, 1848, he was married to Miss Abby
Newhall, and they came to Davenport
seven years later. He leaves to sur
vive him, besides bis widow, two sons,
Attorney Joseph Shorey and A. O.
Shorey of Davenport and two daugh
ters. Martha and Susan E. Shorey
of Lynn, Mass. The funeral will be
held from the family home, 634 East
Lombard street. Saturday afternoon at
2 o'clock, with interment in Oakdale
Jacob Antonle Strasser, 1724 Perry
street leader of Strasser's orchestra,
and one of the old German residents
of Davenport died yesterday morning
at 8:45 o'clock at his home, following
a short Illness. Mr. Strasser was wall
known throughout the city, being the
organizer of Strasser's orchestra, and
also a prominent member of the Tur
ners, to which society ho had belong
ed for the paat 25 years. He had been
a bookkeeper for the former Citizens'
Savings bank, now known as the Ger
man Savings bank, for 31 years. De
ceased was born In Germany, where he
had received his early education, Feb.
22, 1831, being at the time of his de
mise 81 years old. In 1841 he came to
New Orleans, remaining there until
1851, when he came to Davenport
where he was united In marriage, Nov.
18, 1876, to Miss Paulina Lerchen, who
survives. In addition to the widow,
the following survive: Three sons, Ja
cob of Iowa City, Francis In Texas, and
Guslav In Chicago; one daughter, Jen
nie, at home; one brother, Herman, In
Quincy, and one sister, Mrs. Schoen
loeb, in Memphis, Tenn. The funeral
will be held Saturday afternoon at 2
o'clock from the home. Incineration
will take place at the Davenport crema
Nineteen Miles a Second
without a jar, shock or disturbance. Is
tbe awful speed of our earth through
space. We wonder at such ease of
nature's movement, and so do those
who take Dr. King's New Life Pills.
No griping, no distress. Just thorough
work that brings good health and fine
feelings. Twenty-five cents at all
VL 17. Limited yr
Club for Roosevelt A mass meet
ing, aim of which is organization of
a Roosevelt club in Moline, has been
called for -Tuesday evening of next
week. It will be held In Turner hall,
commencing at 8 o'clock, and all who
favor the ex-presldent for renomlna-
tion at the hands of the republican
party, are invited to attend and to
participate In tha organization.
Geta Big Contract In competition
With seven other architectural firms,
for the most part from Chicago and
Minneapolis, Eckland & DeArment of
Moline have been chosen to prepare
plans and specifications for a hand
some new $60,000 Methodist church
edifice at Washington, Iowa. Select
ed for such a commission is proof
that the local architects are winning
wide recognition for professional
Small Boy Is Hurt Little Merland
Buhle, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Buhle of Forty-first street,
was seriously Injured Wednesday af
ternoon about 4 o'clock as result of
a practice all too frequent with the
boys of the city hanging on to pass
ing wagons. As the small b6y was
performing this dangerous feat, his
left foot caught in the wagon wheel
as It turned around. This loosened
his hold and he was dragged some
distance and at the same time his leg
was twisted before it was released.
The leg was broken above the knee
and the knee was dislocated.
Has Freak Calf. Dr. S. R. Kennedy
has a freak In his veterinary hospi
tal at 417 Twenty-fifth Btreet which
stock raisers and others who may be
interested can view if they so desire.
It is a three-legged calf, all legs be
ing under the animal's head. Dr.
Kennedy will have the freak on dis
play for an indefinite time, ulti
mately sending to the McKillip Vet
erinary college in Chicago.
Organize New Church. Organiza
tion of an English speaking Lutheran
church in Moline will be effected at a
meeting this evening in the Swedish
Lutheran church. This project is one
that has been considered for some
time past and those who have the
matter in charge report there is much
encouragement Rev. F. O. Hanson
nf finlpflhnrc nreaMenf nf thp Fnp.
Hsh association of the Augustanal
synod, arrived In the city yesterday I
and he will preside at the meeting'
for organization. I
Obituary Record. Arthur LeRoy, in
fant son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Coussen, 239 Forty-fifth street, died
Wednesday evening after a week's
illness with whooping cough. Funeral
services were held in the home at 2'
o'clock today, Rev. W. E. Pearson
of the Emmanuel Lutheran church
officiating. Burial took place at Riverside.
Swan A. Johnson, 30 years a resi
dent of this city, was called by death
yesterday at his home, 1134 Four
teenth street, after a three weeks'
illness with asthma. Mr. Johnson
was born in Sweden, June 11, 1847.
For two years after his arrival Jn this
country in 1879, he lived at New
Windsor and New Boston, 111. In
1881 he removed to this city. He
was joined in marriage to Clara H.
Hyort July 21, 1883. in thiB city. Sur
viving are the 'widow and one daugh
ter, Mrs. C. A. Mangeson of Rose
SclJitz is as pure when fpoured into your glass as wken it
left the brewery. It's the Brown Bottle. It kees out the
light. Light develops in heer a peculiar taste and a disagree
This is not a theory. It is a fact proven by scientists.
Schlitz is properly aged before leaving the brewery.
It will not cause biliousness, nor ferment in your stomach.
Schlitz in Brown Bottles costs you no more than com
mon beer in light bottles.
Phone West 14
Carse & Ohlweiler Co.
425-431 Eleventh St )
Let us remark
are "Mitfhty Good
These tempting bits of toasted corn have won their way in camp and home from
ocean to ocean. N
Post Toasties represent quality the best that money can buy.
"The Memory Lingers"
Postum Cereal Company, Limited, Battle Creek, Michigan
Mr. and Mrs. Gore will move as soon
as the weather permits to the house
vacated by Alfred Hostetter, who mov
ed to Hampton last week.
Miss Mabel Coleman left .Thursday
for a few weeks' stay with home folks
at Anna, I1L
John Wencke of Cambridge is spend
ing & few days at the home of his
brother, Fred Wencke.
Announcement is made of the mar
riage at Camp Point last Thursday
at high noon of Miss Sadie Wise,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wise of
Watertown, and Charles Nelson, tel
egraph operator at Barstow. The
couple left on a short trip and will
make their home in Barstow.
Little Helen Ausbrook is suffering
a relapse of an attack of inflamma
tion of the bowels.
Dave Schafer and family of Zuma
spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. George Allsbrow, parents of
The two little children of Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Bradford of Moline are
spending a few days with their
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M
Driggs, during the illness of Mrs
Bradford, who is suffering a severe
attack of sore throat.
At a called meeting of the ladies
of the Methodist church Monday ev
ening at the home of Mrs. E. K. Aus
brook they planned to hold an Easter
sale Saturday, April 6. They will
have a nice array of aprons, sunbon
nets, dust cups, rugs and many more
useful articles for spring, and in con
nection will have an Easter market.
whers all kinds of Easter dainties
for the table will be for sale.
Tbe Chrysanthemum club met
Tuesday evening at the home of Miss
The Boosters -Boys save a debate
i mat vaaemis
See that crown or cork
is branded "Schlitz.'
Monday evening at their regular
meeting at the Baptist church. The
subject for debate was, "Which is the
More Useful, Steel or Wood?"
Miss Ruth Nelson of Fairfield,
Iowa, is a guest of her sister, Mrs.
Miss Postum of the hospital left last
evening for a few days' business trip
Beginning next Sunday evening
there will be a series of revival meet
ings at the Methodist church, which
will last for two weeks or more.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Easton and Miss
Emma Wiley of Moline were Water
town visitors Sunday.
Mrs. Elizabeth Lucas left Wednes
day morning for an extended visit with
relatives at Bloomington and Waverly.
The pulpit of the Methodist church
was filled .Sunday evening, in tbe ab
sence of the pastor, by Mr. Stewart
and A. E. McLaughlin of Moline who
gave Interesting talks on Y. M. C A.
Harry Girt will soon move from
East Moline to the house lately vacat
ed by William Bishop, Jr.
The Baptist ladies were entertained
Wednesday at the home of Mrs. D. Y.
George Norton moved yesterday to
a farm south of Warners Crossing.
The house he vacated will be occupied
by Mr. and Mrs. Rolla Bally.
Joseph French will move Saturday
to the Thomas Craig house vacated
yesterday by the family of Charles
The all-day oakery sale of the Meth
odiBt ladies which was held last Satur
day at the Pearsall grocery store was
a decided success. The ladies made
The sociable which was given ati
the Methodist church Tuesday even
ing by members of the Aid society
and church was heartily enjoyed and
netted the society the sum of $9.
Miss Mattie Rentfrow left Tuesday
evening for her former home
Black. The singers were Mrs. Maur
ice Loy, Miss Linn, Charles Swanson
and Rev. Mr. Osborne, with Rev. Mr.
Cady as organist. Burial was made
The Booster club of the East Mo
lina Methodist church spent Monday
evening at the home of Rev. and
Mrs. George Cady. Games were In
dulged in and a very enjoyable time
A quarterly meeting service was
held at Zuma Methodist church Sun
day morning at 11 o'clock.
Rose Hill Aid society met at the
borne of Mrs. William Dow last
Wednesday. There was a large at
tendance. The next meeting will be
held at the home of Mrs. Prudy
James Searl was a business caller
in Port Byron Tuesday. Mr. Searl
is nearing his 78th birthday, but is
always busy and during some of the
coldest weather he made his regular
trips to town.
Mrs. Sylvester Dailey entertained
friends at dinner Wednesday.
Gus Miller moved from the Wells
farm to the Jesse Nicholson farm
Boyd McMichael was a Port Byron
Mrs. Percy Skelton of Port Byron
is spending a few dayB with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. William Cox.
Zuma Aid society met at Mrs.
Clint Donahoo's home, last Thursday
in an all day meeting. The next
meeting will be at the church.
Mrs. Julia Dow is visiting relatives
and friends in Port Byron. 1
The box sociable at Rose Hill Tues
day evening was a success both so
cially and financially. The proceeds
Lester Eckstrom, youngest son of
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Eckstrom, is
sick with the grip.
Miss Pearl Donahey, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Donahey. is serious
ly ill and is in a very critical condition.
The entertainment given by the
young women's class of Zuma Sun
day school Saturday evening was
well attended. The old time rag
sewing, their conversation and cos
tumes, many of which were over 100
years old, furnished much amuse
ment. The proceeds amounted to
Mrs. Mamie Wake was shopping
in Moline Wednesday.
John Buckley, one of the oldest
Zuma citizens, is dangerously ill.
A surprise party was given Miss
Lillian Schafer by about 60 of her
friends Friday evening. The occa
sion was her 14th birthday anniver
sary. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Walthers,
who were ill with attacks of grip .
last week, are now able to be about.
Mrs. Minnie Wainwright and Mrs.
Goldie Mumma were shopping in Mo
news all tbe. time. The
uHlow to be Certain of
Prejudice Is a hard thing- to overcome,
but where health f at ataka and tha
at opinion of thousands of reliable peopla
evening tor ner iormer uoine at opinion or thousands or reliable peopis
Vilkpvtown for a visit amone rela-' 0'ffe" from yours, prejudice than oe
a.iKeyiomn tor a visu anions rei . come8 your menace and you ought to
lay It aside. This Is said In tha Inter
est of people suffering from chronic
constipation, and it is worthy of their
In the opinion of legions of reliable
Mr. and Mrs. McCullough of New
York will soon take up their resi
dence here and will occupy the tene
ment house of Henry Allen.
Byron, the son of E. K. Ausbrook,
is confined to his home with a severe
attack of quinsy.
Funeral services over the remains
American peopla the most stubborn
constipation imaginable can be cured
by a brief use of Dr. Caldwell's Syrup
Pepsin. You may not have heard of It
before, but do cot doubt its merits on
that account, or because it has not been
blatantly advertised. It has sold van
successfully on word of mouth recom-
v 1 . - 1 1 - n , emendation. Parents are frlvlns it to
" Z J-1" ' "'""'their children today who were slvea it
ducted Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 by their parents, and it has been truth
o'clock bv Rv r,Hirn CbAv at tho'ullT aid that more druggists us it
ociock Dy "ev. ueorge caay at e ,n allUUea than f
home of his daughter, Mrs. G. V.Uter laxative
Letters recently received from Mrs.
Blanch Tltlon, Chana, 11L, and J.
Brookstaver, Benton, I1L, ar but a few
01 thousands snowing the esteem in
which Dr. Caldwell's Syrup of Pepsin is
held. It is mild, gentle, non-gxlplng
not violent, like salts or cathartics. It.
cures gradually and pleasantly so that
in time nature again does its own work
without outside aid. Constipated peo
ple owe it to themselves to use this
grand bowel specific
Anyone wishing to make a trial of this
remedy before buying It in the regular
war of a druggist at fifty cents or one
dollar a large bottle (family size) can
have a sample bottle sent to the home
iree 01 cnarire oy simply aaareflslng Dr.
W. B. Caldwell. 405 Washington Bt
Monuceiio, 111. Tour nam and 1
on a posts card wui 0