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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
MONDAY. JUNE 24, 1912.
IS ON TOMORROW
No Apparent Opposition to F.
W. Blochlinger Only An
STILL HUNT A POSSIBILITY
Always Danger of Such a Develop
ment Wben Public Interest la
Bron Conners, colored, who died last
Monday morning at Saratoga Springs.
N. Y, will arrive tomorrow morning,
and services will be held at 10 o'clock
tomorrow morning In the Second Bap
tist church. Burial win e In Chip
plannock cemetery. Mrs. Conner was
58 years and 5 months old. She leaves
besides her husband, William TC Con
ner, a son. William H. Conner of
Rock Island, and a sister Frances of
Brooklyn. N. T.
The annual election for member of ,
the board of education will be held 1
tomorrow. There will be but one voting 1
place, Normoyle's livtry stable on Third ,
venue between Nineteenth and Twen-
l..h. - - r. r V inV. n f ha 9 rrm Or
,. ' . . , I the middle.
t irsx precinci 01 me rounn iu tuu
which Is centrally located. The polls
will be open from 8 in the morning
until " in the evening.
So far there has been we candi
date discussed to succeed Hamlin H.
Hull, who has declined a reelection.
Frank W. BlochliriK'T, who is likewise
from the First ward and also a rep
resentative t organized labor has
been generally agreed upon as the
right man for the office.
miX Ill'MT POXMB1.E.
There Is, nevertheless, always the
possibility of a still hunt for a less I
cienirable candidate than the one w horn j
the consensus of popular sentiment
favors, and while so far no movement
has developed of such a purpose, there
have been rumors of an eleventh 1
hour candidate. The people generally 1
are opposed to the still hunt proposi-
tion as the motives of all undercover
movements are questionable, and
hence it Is the duty of all citizens j
having the Interests of the schools j
at heart to go to the polls and vote.
Hl.m lll.l(.KR H POPII.4R. I
Mr. Hlocblinper has been-openly dis-cufciw-d
fur a numrx-r of days and no 1
Opposition to hia candidacy has been j
manifest and it is not evident that i
there Is any, or would be under any ;
circumstance. He Is generally popular.
The danger always exists, however, in j
an election of this kind when the j
vote is apt to be light, of designing
elements slipping in a member of the'
board whom the people have not had
cpportunlty to discusH or pass upon.
It is every man's duty, therefore, to
ACCIDENT TO BLAIR;
TAKEN TO DRY DOCKS
The steamer Helen Blair was forced
to go into dry dock at Kahlke's harbor
yesterday afternoon, as the result of
an accident which temporarily remov
ed It from service. In pulling out of
Andalusia yesterday morning shortly
after 10 o'clock one of the "dog
chains" which connects the supporting
;the center post on the boat to part in
The steamer continued its
Journey to the harbor, where the pas
sengers were unloaded and transport
ed to the three cities via the car line,
regular trips will be resumed today.
MAY LOSE LIFE AS
RESULT OF BURNS
Six-Year-Old Girl Plays With
Matches Setting Fire to
CLOTHING MASS OF FLAMES
Screams Attract Attention of Pedes
trian Who Wraps Rug
Because of her desire to play with
matches. Dorothy, 6-year-old daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. William F. McLaln,
1205 Fourteenth street, is today lying
at the point of death as a result of
terrible bums sustained Saturday af
ternoon. Her fever is extremely high
and she hag been subject to vomiting
spells for the past 4S hours. Her en
tire left side and arm are burned to a
depth of over an inch, and her entire
body is more or less injured.
The little girl has In the past evinc
ed a desire to play with matches, and
her Barents had forbidden her to take
Rock lBland county will be held this anv from the houge Saturdav after
year as usual at the Rock Island high jnoon ghonlv Mon 6 0-clockf borothy
school the dates being Aug. 26 to 30. 1 persuadea a neighbor girl to get some
Eastern Illinois Normal school at I
Charlestown, will be the principal In- j
structor at the institute and Miss '
Frances Fox, head of the primary
teachers' training school of New York
will glve special instruction.
DATE FOR TEACHERS'
INSTITUTE IS FIXED
The annual teachers' Institute of
"Button! Button! Who's Got the Button?"
Mrs. Katherine E. B. Conners.
The remains of Mrs. Katherine E.
7 -they would tell you j
I that ' boiling injures J
I them, that rubbing j
i 1 rapidly wears them i
1 They Would Ask To l I
V Be Waahed With J j
Following is a list of letters remain
ing uncalled for in the postofflce at
Rock Island for the week ending June
22. lf12: Mrs. D. M. Allen. S. M.
Arndt, Mrs. Robert Baker,
up. (J. B. Uroadnax, W. C. Brammer,
William Benell, Mrs. Nellie Carr, Ar
thur Clark. (George Dannail, lr. Dan
cor.Giovunni De Poto, Ernest Esberg,
Richard Foge, Earl E. Gregg. A. T.
Gross, Jon Geppeno, Miss Kathleen
Hooper, Mrs. Henry Hines. Miss Gladys
Hidden, Miss Ted Hartman, Huetler-
man. W. W. Hanold 3, Fred Holcomb,
J. H. Hoover, M. E. Hightshoe, Mrs. J.
T. Jones, Asa Johnson, W. S. Leights,
Charles H. Iarson. J. F. lynn. Miss
Clara Moore, Miss Nina Martin, Wil
liam Martain. Fred Merrill. Mrs. Min
nie Kelson, Heart Peary, Elda Ruggen
berg. Mrs. J. C. Sharp. (J. F. Stuebe.
Harry Theis. J. H. Tappert. D.
Thomas. C p Van Alsten. John Van
Buskuk, Sehar Vermeire, W. A. War
ren, Fred Wardlow (2). Walter Yar
ger. Foreign: Mrs. A. Bell, Gust La
laduky, .Aehlel Uevens.
hugh a. J. Mcdonald,
matches from her home, and the pair
then went to a vacant lot nearby,
where they set fire to some weeds.
Ten minutes later, the McLain girl
rushed out upon the sidewalk scream
ing with agony, her dress- a solid mass
SMOTHFR FLAMES WITH RIG.
A passerby, hearing the screams.
rushed to the girl's assistance, and
running up to the porch of the McLain
home, grabbed a rug, and wrapping it
about her form, smothered the flames.
Almost unconscious from pain, the
i w Riah. Durning victim was carriea lino uer
house and Dr. Alfred Stocker called.
The little one's injuries were dressed,
and everything possible done to- allay
her suffering. Dr. Stocker stated this
morning that there was a chance that
the girl'B life could be saved, although
hr condition is decidedly critical.
Specials in the Drug J
"Willow" Brand tolet waters. Ev
ening Jasmine, Adorable Violet and
Jick odors, 75c size for 53
Derma Viva liquid beauty powder,
5ftc size for 32
35c Coupons on Madam Isebell's fa
mous 50c powder free again Tues
day, making the cost to you
Lily Glycerine soap, 10c kind. 6
cakes for 250
Package or absorbent cotton for 3
Colgate Dental Powder, can 15C
Spearmint tooth powder, 25c size,
a can H?
Egyptian deodorizer, mosquito and
germ killer, 23c boxes, for.... 19
3-plece Manicure sets, consisting of
nail file, orange wood stick and em
ery boards, a set - 100
Air Float talcum powder, 10c size.
ROClt ISLAND. ILL. LUS3.TS
Were You Lucky Today?
If Not You May Be Tomorrow
Many premiums were claimed today by customers holding
the right buttons.
Buttons will be given out all week with all merchandise, the
premiums are conspicuously displayed here and there throughout
the store, all you have to do is to find one whose number corre
sponds with the number on your button and it is yours.
It's lots of fun looking.
These Specials Tuesday
KAYSER'S embroidered ....silk
gloves, 16-button lengths, colors.
champagne, grey, mack and a few
white, very special,
Linen Laces, Yard 3c
A LARGE TABLE of linen torchon
laces, edges with insertions to
match, various widths, 8c
and 10c value, a yard .
Lawn Dress Patterns
WHILE 75 PATTERNS last, your
choice of many white, black and
colored, neat figured lawns, (S-yard
Collar and Cuff Sets
SETS OF WHITE embroidered lin
ene. with scalloped edges and eye
let deisgns, new goods Just
received, special ,a set ... 3UL
Child's Dress Specials
A Big Lot of children's dresses con
sisting of only one or two of a
style, good variety of sizes, values
up to $i5, your choice
Wash Dress Specials
Women's and Misses' wash
droses in all the new fashions
and desirable materials: lawns,
ginghams, linens, cordaHnes,
etc., about 45 OA ft
dresses, each .c0
Women's Waist Specials
Three choice styles to select
from, a lingerie waist, a tail
ored waist and a lingerie
Moue. sjood nobby styles.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For express, call Spencer & Trefz.
Kerler Rug company for vacuum
M. i cleaning ana rug-maning.
Removal auction sale every" after
noon and evening at Ramser's.
H. T. Siemon wants your tin and
furnace work; 1526-1528 Fourth ave
nue. Lawn mowers sharpened and re
paired at Flebig's, 1619 Third ave
nue. Our B. B. serge at $33 Is the beat
value ever offered. J. B. Zimmer's
Nothing but the best of everything
at the removal auction Bale at Ram
ser's. Genuine Philadelphian lawnmowers
for sale at Charles Fiebig, 1619 Third
NEW INDUSTRY HAS
A GOOD START HERE
A new industry hfls sprung up In
Rock Island which, though small now,
promist'H to grow into considerable
proportions before very long. It is the
manufacture of a cleaning preparation j
called "Wonderine." A stock company
with four Investors is behind the prop
osition. They are G. W, Townsend.
president; Otto B. Kiebig, vice presl- building.
dent; Frank F. Fiebig, secretary-treas- Qur guararitee goes with every arti
urer, and Fred C. Finch, general mar.a- cle at the removal auction sale at
ger. The last mentioned invent- Ramser's.
ed the preparation, which is
made from pure' linseed oil
Intn O mtft ana rv1tlr A Biil.atnniA
yi c si hoiiidvi o
water, approved by
Six per cent farm mortgages. Llt
ten & Roberts, People's National bank
i A chance to buy jewelry, diamonds,
' silverware, umbrellas, at your own
whi-h is mixed with water in usin?.
Tho output at present is entirely local,
the company having demonstrators out
showing the merit of the product.
About 1,000 cans are being disposed of
earh week. At present the mixture is
being made at the old People's Power
company office on Seventeenth street,
but more commodious quarters are al
ready needed, and there is a probabili
ty that a small factory building will be
erected before long.
city and 6tate,
Phone West 1770.
C. A. Speidel's drug store, the
store of quality. Qality In druga
counts for everything.
P. J. Lee sells wall paper, paints,
oils, glass, brushes, etc. at the right
prices. 1203 Third avenue.
Coal, coal, coal. The Rock Island
of autumn skirts
Typical of the policy of this leading store
tve take pleasure in announcing the ar
rival of the tri-cities' first showing of
autumn skirts for street wear.
This display comprises the new serges, Panamas
and whipcords, man tailored with pleated effects
all very stunning and an attraction at this time.
cm ii m enM IQU.O i l
Fuel company will deliver to you all
the best grades of hard and soft coal.
Strecker & Lewis, wholesale and re
tail agents for Sanitas the washable
wall covering for kitchens and bath
rooms. Sterling Clothing company, H. Ru
ben, proprietor, is making the low
est prices on clothing and shoes ever
Sewng machines repaired and war
ranted for one year. Supplies for all
machines. Fiebig, locksmith, 1619
Ward & McMahon will give you
estimates on your plumbing, steam
and hot water heating that wil! save
A fireproof safe in the house or store
is a necessity. We have them from
$12 up. Fiebig, locksmitih, 1619
Lerch ft Greve, wall paper and
paint store, will help you select any
of the 1912 designs in wall paper for
your home. 2002 Fourth avenue.
Bartlett Bros.' teas, otfee, spices.
extracts ana baking powders have do
equal. One thousand people are or
dering from us daily. Follow the
Try the City Steam Loundry, Reid
& Bollman, for first-class laundry
work. Have the new yellow automobile
call for yours. We guarantee no
cracked collars or cuffs.
Baker's laundry calls for your
laundry anc uses the most sanitary
methods with modern machinery,
making your clothes pure and sweet
and white as snow.
Here are some of the prices: Fin
ished plate rails. 10 cents per foot; un
finished plate rails, 7 cents per foot;
room mouldings, 1 cents per foot.
P. J. Lee, 1203 Third avenue.
Dunsmore and O'Connell smoke
house and billiard parlors, corner of
Twentieth street and Fourth ave
nue. Every brand of good cigars and
all kinds of smokers' supplies.
Horst ft Stricter company, auto
garage, the finest in Rock Island.
Their Mollne car is the acme of auto
perfection. A ride in this car will
convince you it is the car to buy.
The Cable music house has been
having a good trade in pianos and j
talking machines. Free entertain
rnent at our store. Come and hear
some of the selections that are new.
The Carpenter Coal company has
supplied hundreds of Rock Island
families with best grades of hard and
soft coal that give excellent satisfac
tion. That is the kind they sell at
Mueller Lumber company will en
able you to build a fine house or barn
out of the choicest select lumber and
you will be surprised and yet pleas
ed to learn the low prices they are
The Boston Shoe company shoe
j store will please and satisfy your
wants in reliable up-to-date foot
I wear, giving you solid comfort and
i long wear. You will tell your
Souders Laundering company at
i 501-503 Twelfth street. This laundry
' is equipped with the very latest mod
' era machinery, turning out work that
is not surpassed by any laundry in I
i the state.
all right. Fred Bleuer, the expert
optician, can tell you.
The Rock Island Lumber and Man
ufacturing company, lumber and
building material for all purposes,
houses, barns, granaries. We will
give you an opportunity to save a big
per cent. Let us be of service to
Just bring your safety razor blades
to the Club Smoker, Nineteenth
street and Second avenue, and have
them sharpened true and perfect. Re
member this machine will only be at
our store for a week.
Phil. S. Wllcher, the leading tin
and sheet metal worker. It will pay
you to learn about the Weir furnac.
It has the reputation of giving you
An Open Statement From For
mer Practitioner of Law
and Member of Texas
the greatest heat and consumes
about one-half less coal.
E. E. Lamp, plumbing, steam aud
hot water heating, gas fitting. His
efficient knowledge of the business
justly entitles him to your patronage.
His shop has all modern equipments.
Everything in plumbing supplies.
Math's bakery and confectionery
store, the finest in the tri-cities.
Bread, cakes, pies, cookies and hot
rolls. They can't be beat. Most
people say they are superior to any
home baking. Let them serve you.
W. L. Gansert's candy factory.
Rock Island's most important indus
try. Chocolates, creams and cara
mels are sold by all first class con
fectioners and grocers. Call for
Gansert's and get the purest and best.
M. R. Iglehart marbie and granite
works save you the middleman's
profits. From 15 to 25 per cent saved
on every monument and all kinds of
monumental work. Call at our shop
on Second avenue and see for your
Bowlby's music store for high
grade pianos and musical instru
ments. Pianos that have tone, har
mony and durability. The best that
money will produce is to be found in
Bowlby's pianos and talking ma
chines. Simmons & White,-new and second
hand stores, two big storeB. The
largest in the state. Their great
slaughter sale will commence in a
M . ,
the two young girls were haled Into
tho district court, where their case was
There are but few better known
men in Houston than Marshall Tank-
ersly, former - practitioner of law
and at one time during the days he
was in politics a great political pow- few da'8- Goods will be sold at un
er in this county. He is a former
This is the heading of a unique sale
taking place at L. S. McCabe & Co.'s
big store this week that is attracting
a great deal of attention and creating
Neat buttons are given away with all
purchases during the week, each but
ton having a different number. At 2')
different stations throughout the storo
a number of valuable premiums are
displayed, each one being numbered.
Holders of buttons with numbers
corresponding with those on the pre
miums can claim them you can quick
ly see the possibility of a lot of fun.
Hundreds of customers entered into
the spirit of it today, and were going
from floor to floor comparing numbers.
Many premiums were claimed and tak
en away, and when the store closed
many were still looking, but said they
would come back tomorrow.
It is the store's intention to add
more premiums from day to day as
they are claimed, as the more buttons
are given out the more seekers there
It'b a lot of fun anyway.
member of the legislature and he and
his parents were pioneers of this
In a letter to Colonel Dillingham,
Mr. Tankersly has the following to
say regarding the new vegetable ton
ic, "Plant Juice," now being intro
duced into Texas:
"My Dear Sir: I have been af
flicted with asthma and catarrh of
the stomach for the past 10 years.
This has been accompanied with a
bad cough which troubled me very
much in damp weather. I have been
getting worse every year. I read the
notices in the papers about 'Plant
Juice' and what it was doing for
other Houston people. I did not give
much credence to the testimonials as
every patent medicine, Peruna and
other kinds, have long lists of en
dorsements. I have tried Peruna and
the others without getting much
benefit from them. About ten days
ago I was feeling particularly bad
and depressed when a friend came to
me and said: 'Tankersly, try this
"Plant Juice" everybody Is talking
about. It won't do you any harm
i and mar heln you. I decided to fol
low his advice and went and bought!
a bottle. I have taken it and am '
ready to start on the second bottle. ;
To make it short, the medicine has j
acted upon my livef. spleen and kid-i
neys in fine shape and has purified my ;
blood. I don't cough as I did and Ij
have been greatly benefited. I am I
going to take another bottle and If it!
helps me as much as the first, then i
I am going to continue with 'Plant '.
Juice' until it cures me, if such is :
possible- Very truly,
"1618 McKInney avenue." Chron
icle. Houston, Texas, April 3, 1912.
"Plant Juice" is the greatest rem
edy of the age for nervous debility
heard of prices. Everything goes.
1517-1519 Second avenue.
SENT AWAY TO SCHOOL
Goldie Gudekrist and Josephine
Mitchell, the two Davenport girls who
were arrested at 4 o'clock Friday
morning, were sent to the Iowa Ju
venile home Saturday. The appliia
tion for their detention 'here was
made by Probation Officer Ditzun and
Miss Teel's Hair
Koom 410 Bet nuilding
Telephone West 2021.
Shampooing, manicuring, scalp
niasHaKe, facial massage, hair
dressing, hair goods and toilet
i and stomach trouble. It is a direct'
T. S. O'Hara. flour and feed store, j corrective for derangement of the !
la having a big trade on slock and liver, kidneys, stomach and blood
poultry food. Dr. Hesa' stock food ! Any man or woman who suffers with
for horses, cattle, bogs, sheep and ; constipation, bitter taste, poor ap
all kinds of poultry. It makes the petite, pains in the side, flatulency;'
bens lay every day. jwho are sallow, feverish, dizzy, have'
Kain and Bernhardt cigar store still i dul1 headaches, highly colored urine,
takes the lead. Most liberally patron-; ,OM of "PPetite. depressed, or. In ;
ized. Everything in tobaccos, cigars j
and smokers' supplies,
better satisfied than
their choice brands.
fact, that condition commonly ex-
2gQ ja never irnwT-1 ma atl u" uu, uuu
hen smoking 'mnaedite permanent relief in
; "Plant Juice." if is purely vegetable.
i is a great vitallzer and reconstructive
j Glasses In time save sight. Neglect agent. A positive money back guar
! tc have them properly examined may j sntee goes with every bottle. See the
j cause a lifetime of sorrow and regret, j daily demonstrations at the New
i Small disorders grow more serious ' Harper House pharmacy, now located
every day. There is satisfaction injrorthwest corner Nineteenth street
knowing for sure that your eyes are ' and Second avenue.
AND BLISTER YOUR HANDS
yXfHEN two thumb screws will
clamp this 154 H. P. Engine to
any Rowboat and will send it along
up to 8 Miles per hour. Don 't Row!
Women and Children handle with ease
ROWING IS OUT OF DATE
Runs at slow speed
for trolling. What
more can be de
Call or write for
ROW no MORE
Fits Any Boat
Weight 50 Lbs.
P1 IMH'MM IMMHW h
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C. L. BEARD SLEY, Agent
217 18th St.