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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 1912.
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E3 CHORDS AND DISCORDS 11
Wew Jr ord Agency
BY J. M. C.
OTHEBWHB ALL, BIGHT.
Frank Miller, -who has been 111 for
orae time, la etill Yery weak and Im
proving Terr fast.
W. I. Ruasell waa transacting busi
ness in Moline between trains Satur
Rev. Kerr of Joslyn done tome
paperhanging (or Charlie Wake
A SIG OF SPRIXG.
(Galena, I1L, Journal.)
There waa a man stepped off the
train at Day's Siding Monday morn
ing nd the tchool children told their
teacher, Mlaa Bchaley, that there muat
he- someone sick, aa the doctor was
coming with a satchel. On closer In
spection It was fonnd to be Spuds Cal
lahan with his satchel of garden seeds.
Of course you know spring Is here and
Spuds la getting busy with bis garden.
ELIZA HAS KOTHIttO O MILT.
(Port Byroi Globe.)
Milton Parkhurst of Davenport
called on the Globe Thursday. He,
came to LeClaire and remarked to an
old cltlsen there that he was going to
walk over to Port Byron Just for the
fun of It, and when he waa entrusted
with a dollar to give to us for a new
subscriber be had the pleasure of mak
ing the trip and also doing a friend a
favor. We like to See Mr. Parkhurst
whether be has an errand or just
comes for the pleasure of the trip.
NOT KSOCKIXG MOLIWE.
(Port Byron Globe.)
"Sandy Larson, who has been In
the habit cT occupying his place here
during the summer and then move to
Moline for the winter, haa moved his
household goods here and rumor has
It that he Intends In the future to be
a resident of Port Byron winter and
McMahon case, have been very close
friends for years and years. Oft times
she would go to his home In the mid
dle of the night and call him, and if
he did not happen to be home, she
would walk Into the house and pick up
a magazine or paper, which he had
been reading and kiss It simply be
cause of her great love for him. Once
she went to his house and noticed a
plow standing in the field which he
bad been using and had left standing
there, she went to the plow and knelt
down and kissed the handles.
A REAL SHAMROCK,
(Stark County News.)
A lusty little Hibernian came to the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mc-
Sherry last Wednesday night. The
youngster, who is the second child,
drawg the indicator down to the eight-
pound mark, one-half of which weight
Is, according to Michael's reasoning,
the solid wit characteristic of a true
son of Erin.
nOW DID THE ABSENT FARE!
(Stark County News.)
Ten ladies, with an air that told of
very important business ahead, sought
the home of TMrs. Julius Loper last
Friday in response to invitations for
a quilting bee. After Mrs. Loper had
provided needles, shears, etc., the
ladles set'to work with right good will
and although the entire company was
of -the talkative sex, tongues were not
the only members kept In motion as
the work dropped near nightfall con
clusively proved. The beauty of this
particular group lies in the fact that
all parts work in perfect harmony like
a piece of machinery. After neighbor
hood affairs had been soundly and
thoroughly discussed, a bountiful and
finely prepared dinner enjoyed and a
large amount of handiwork laid aside,
these industrious mortals donned their
wraps and set homeward, regretful
that hostesses ranking with Mrs. Lo
per are all too rare.
The eighth and ninth grade students,
together with Principal Maxwell and
wife, spent last Friday evening in a
social way at the town halL Numer
ous diversions and a savory supper
served to make the hours glide away
all too swiftly, yet the Jolly company
left exulting in the thought that they
had improved to the utmost the few
hours which old Father Time had al
lowed them, and no one could do any
J. Lu Loper Is In the midst of a diffi
culty with his two steeds,' which will
be put out of service for several weeks
by deep wire cuts sustained.
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
IIKRE'S PAPER THAT HOLDS
Mrs. J. A. Lambert of Milan gets
credit for a prompt renewal dollar.
Jacob Tanner of Black Hawk is cred
Ited with a dollar on subscription.
Mrs. George Beck of Sherrard calls
and makes a prompt renewal payment.
The venerable Mrs. M. J. W. Mat
thews kindly makes a prompt renewal
payment to May, 1913.
Alex Danielson gets credit for $1 on
subscription to November, 1912.
William Dickson hands us $1 for sub
Henry Hutchinson of Bowling kind
ly makes a subscription payment of
William Wakefield, one of our
prompt paying subscribers, advances
bis subscription mark to February,
1913, by a $1 payment
James Arends gets credit for a
prompt renewal payment of $1.
J. H. Criswell, one of our first sub
scribers, gets credit for a $2 payment.
Joseph Hutchinson of Bowling
makes a $3 subscription payment that
advances his subscription mark.
A. P. Nelson of Milan makes his
Tssual prompt subscription payment.
William Ferkel of Hillsdale, who re
cently moved on a farm west of Milan,
if not to be outdone and bands us $3
to be credited on his subscription.
Gottlieb Beck kindly renews his own
subscription to September, 1913, and
that of Mrs. Rosa Dady of Rolfe, Iowa,
both for one year.
Frank SeeMdt. formerly of Big Is
land, orders the Independent sent to
his new home netr Davenport
Albert Guyer la our latest new sub
scriber to be added to Koute No. 3.
A lotter dat.nl March 15 from C. R.
!cCornll of Marcus. Iowa, In which
he encloses a draft for f 1. and orders
tte Independent sent to his address,
ays: "Three Celow cero and as
good sleighing as we have had all win
ter. Not one wagon has passed along
the road here since Christinas."
BKLATKII SOCIAL ITEMS.
A family from Davsnport moved into
the house where William Hessler used
Cap Brisbtne Is weighing sugar at
the store again. Glad to hear it.
T. E. Bopes has a new telephone.
AXD TUT THET SAT ALL THE
WORLD LOVES A I 0 KR.
(Bureau County Tribune.)
A very peculiar case, also a rather
sorrowful one. occurred at the town
of Tiskllwa last Wednesday when Her
bert U Whiting had Miss Alice Okey
arrested, charged with, disorderly con
duct, but upon a promise that she
would do better and stay away from
his residence for at least three months.
she was not prosecuted. The story is
Just one of a woman's powerful love
for a man. Miss Okey and Mr. Whit
lr.g. who have become very well
known to the people of this county
through their associations with the
(From The Argus Files of 1887.)
March 10 At 1 o'clock this after
noon, the gorges below the city gave
way, and the Ice floated rapidly out,
leaving a clear channel, a few small
clusters of ice 'on the sand bars in
front of the city being all that is visi
ble, except what is plied up along the
shore. No damage resulted from the
final break up.
March 12 About 200 feet of the
Sears dam at Milan, went out this aft
ernoon, entailing a loss to the Water
Power company of about $2,000.
March 14 The health commissioner
drives a new horse.
March 15 E. H. Guyer and M. E.
Sweeney are (looking after land invest
ments in the vicinity of Wichita. Mr.
Sweeney went to Kansas last night
and ,Mr. Cuyer returned home after a
week's visit there.
March 17 The Milan cars have re
sumed their trips down Seventeenth
street to First avenue.
The firm of Collins & Co., received
the contract for the carpenter work of
the new canning works at Davenport
A fth child, a little daughter, glad
dens the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Mos-
enfelder, 08 Twentieth street
March 38. The Rock Island Lum
ber and Manufacturing company is
about to erect on the mill premises in
the upper end of town a new building,
for the purpose of which a force of
75 men Is now engaged in excavation.
This new building, which is to be in
readiness for use July 1, will be 65
feet wide by 150 deep. It will be
three etories in height and will cost
The first strawberries of the season
made their appearance today. '
The annual ball of St Patrick's soci
ety at Armory hall last evening waa a
highly pleasant and successful affair.
It was well attended and all expressed
themselves as having been splendidly
March 19 The etudents of Augus-
tana college do not all ride on the Un
ion street railway, as the superinten
dent of the Moline & Rock Island
horse railway, yesterday eold the col
lege S35 worth of tickets.
March 21 The "Around the World
In 0 Days" troupe is at the Rock Is
A little accident occurred in the C.
R- I. & P. yards yesterday morning,
when several steps were knocked off a
caboose, but no other damage was
W. B. Mclntyre says that on his re
cent western trip, he saw all there was
to be seen In the entire state of Colo
rado. He did not stop' seeing, in fact
until the familiar scenery in and about
Rock Island met his vision once more,
and he has been sleeping with one eye
open ever since his return, from force
of habit while away.
Maxell 23 The Verne Swain com
menced regular trips between Rock Is
land and Clinton today.
A. D. Hueslng, president of the Rock
Island County Brush Electric Light
company, is introducing the incande
scent lights to merchants around town
patronizing the Brush plant
Speed with safety-
power with easy control
The Cartercar has speed for the good roads and plenty of power for
the bad with such easy control and comfortable design that it
. rides and drives easily at all times.
A tremendous pulling power Is provided by the friction transmis
sion. It has no gears and is jerkless and noiseless. Yon also have
any number of speeds controlled with one lever. This adapts the
car especially to country conditions.
The self starter makes driving very delightful 'especially for
ladies. Full floating rear axle, chaln-in-oll drive, three strong
brakes and many other features combine to produce the remarkable
Five splendid models, touring cars, roadsters and coupes,
at from $1200 tO $2100
513 Seventeenth St.
We have just closed a contract with the Ford Mo
tor company, giving us the exclusive right to sell
FORD cars in Rock Island county.
Our facilities for giving you service are unex-
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celled. We are prepared to furnish repair parts for all
Ford models. -
Our line, consisting of the
Dreadnaught Moline, Ford and
(Go Mo G
Includes the Cars You Need
Firestone and Goodyear Tires
Horst y Stricter Company
Opposite Court House
CARS MAY COME AND CARS MAY GO!
BUT THERE'S THE
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12. YEARS IN THE HEARTS OF ITS COUNTRYMEN
Built in New England
In Limited Quantity
BUT OF A QUALITY WHICH MAKES EVERY OWNER
CONSCIOUS of the KEENEST MOTOR SATISFACTION and PRIDE
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Ask for Demonstration
YEGG Y-DO N SALES CO.
316-320 1 8th Street.