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N-THE ROCK ISI1AND ARGUS. MONDAY", JUXE 24, 1912.
57 W ri
Licensed to Wed. Floyd C. Anjr
teed and Mist Bessie McDowell of
Da van port, Alva Hfsch and Mies Ha
iel Offermann of Davenport.
Suit Follows Assault. Surt for the
sum cf $:,0iv actual damages and II.
fiOO a exemplary damages has ben
filed In the district court by Alvlna
Schweder vs. Charles Roenfeldt. The
plaintiff, through Ruymasn & Ruy
mann, asserts that May 25 the defend
ant attacked her on her own prem
ises and that because of the beating
he gave her he suffered a wrenched
wrist and other Injuries.
Dancing Is Dangerous. While walk
ing north on Brady street from the
steamboat landing Friday night. Miss
Carrie Holm, a young woman residing
at 2012 West Second street, suddenly
fell to the sidewalk In a faint. Over
indulgence In dandr.g 1a supposed to
have been the cause of her temporary
weakness. Restoratives were applied,
but It was only after considerable work
on the jart of those who had hasten
ed to her rescue that she recovered
Obituary Record. Friday evening at
63:0 o'clock at the Soldiers" Orphans'
home occurred the death of 2-year-old
Robert M. Miller after a brief Illness
of pneumonia. The child was born
May 11. 1910. In Des Moines, Iowa,
coming to the local Institution Sept.
28 of the same year. He is survived
by Ills parents In Des Moines.
Mies Margaret Iaii died at 4 o'clock
Friday afternoon, after a brief nine,
at the age of CS years. She Is surviv
ed by one sWer. Miss Elizabeth Lau.
and two brothers, Henry and Charles
' Iau. The -funeral was held from the
late home. 127 West Fourteenth street,
at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon, with
Interment in Pine Hill cemetery.
James y. Hanson died Friday TilKht
at 11 o'clork at his home, 315 East
Eleventh street, at the age of fil years,
after an Illness ft five "months' dura
tion. Mr. Ilasson was born Jan. 7,
1851, In Quiney, HI., coming to Daven
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and adding sugar and cream to taste.
A 100-cup tin of Instant Postum costs 50 cents at grocers
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Coffee averages about double that cost
"There's a Reason"
port when a young man of 21 years,
The survirors are his wlfe, Rose, two
daughters. Mrs. John Crowley and
Miss Peerl at home, five sons, Louis.
Julius, Arthur, Harry and Albert, all
of Davenport, and two sisters, Mrs.
Sue .Floyd of St. Paul and Mrs. Mary
Wagner of Kansas City, Kan.
Mrs. Louisa Traenkle died Friday af
ternoon at 4 o'clock at the home of
her daughter, Mre. Leo Traenkle. 2108
Summit avenue. Deceased was born
March 9, 1559, In Molina, 111., coming
to Davenport with her parents "while
a child. The husband, and daughters,
Mrs. Leo Traenkle and Mrs. Ella
Busch of Hobart, Okla., one ton. Wil
liam G. Traenkle of Omaha. Neb, two
sisters. Mrs. Peter Denger and Mrs
A- H. KnuepeL and two brothers, Hen
ry and George Thuemen, survive.
Loeseph Parker Bledsoe, 118 West
Fourteenth street, died Saturday morn,
lng at 10:30 o'clock, after an illness
lasting three months, of pneumonia..
Deceased was born In April 1862, and
had been Janitor of the Methodist
Episcopal church for the past five
years. He 1 survived by his wife and
r" OR NATIONAL BASIS.
fight Against the Fly Waged by the
American Civio Association.
1 Tbo Importance of combating tbe
fly Doiaaaoa Is Indicated by the fact
that the American Civic association,
which has for years been the principal
agency working, according to its mot
to, "for a better and more beautiful
America," has during the last two
years added to it activities (such as
the movement for the preservation of
Niagara falls, the establishment of
national parka and the elimination of
the smoke and billboard nuisances) the
special work of a "fly fighting com
mittee," In which It has collated tbe
co-operation of a multitude of health
boards, civic betterment societies and
public spirited Individuals throughout
the country. The edvjatlon of tbe peo
ple to the dangers of flies as feeders
on filth and disseminators of disease
germs baa been carried on, under the
auspices of this association, with a
rigor and success which can be paral
leled only by the anti-tuberculosis
movement, backed by the Red Cross
orlety. Indeed, many Red Cross work-
No boiling s
than most coffee,
and costs about
half as much.
Cereal Co., Ltd., Battle Creek,
era are aiding the anti-fly campaign.
Miss Mabel T. Boardman, chairman of
the American Red Cross national re
lief board, is a member of the Ameri
can ClTie association's executive board.
Tbe president of the association is
J. Horace McFarland. The secretary,
who Is In charge of the Washington
headquarters In the Union Trust build
ing, la Richard B. Watrous.
THE MESSENGER OF DEATH.
A Fly In the House Is as Dangerous
No longer can we dismiss the fly
with a contemptuous "Shoo!" He Is
an influence to be reckoned with.
Black as he la painted, we must con
cede him certain virtue. From a
wordly point of view be is a bustler
from way back." perpetually on the
Job and always delivers the goods.
He distributes samples of pestilence
with a lavish hand, and the goods al
ways match the samples whether you
have ordered tbem or not and are
marked D. O. D. Death on Delivery.
We may admire the fly for hi indus
try, pertinacity and business enter
prise. We may even love him luke
warmly as one of God's creatures, but
we had better wipe him gently but
firmly out of existence. Just the same.
'Flies, like Artemus Ward's Injuns, "Is
pizen wherever found."
He Is the best traveling salesman
known to humanity carries a grip on
each of his six legs and a trunk on bis
head. His line of samples is the most
extensive and longest known and will
last you not merely from this year to
next, but from time to eternity.
A fly in the house is as dangerous as
rattlesnake, as filthy as a louse and
as disgraceful as a bedbug. The time
will come when any modern, cleanly
home will feel itself shamed and dis
graced by tbe presence of a fly, and
when every householder upon whose
premises a brood of flies Is detected
will be heavily fined or sent to Jail.
Woods Hutchinson, M. D.t in Fly
Lame shoulder is armost invariably
caused by rheumatism of the muscles
and yields quickly to the free applica
tion of Chamberlain'a Liniment. This
liniment is not only prompt and ef
fectual, but in no way disagreeable to
use. Sold by all druggists.
1 INSTANT J05TUM
W-stutw Ceres' Co-. Llm"1
tiM Ceresl Co-.
Beau Hia Wife. Julius DeVliegher.
526 Seventeenth avenue, will be taken
care of for the next 40 days by Sheriff
O. 1 Bruner. The Jail sentence was
meted out to him Saturday forenoon
in police court after conviction on a
charge of disorderly conduct, the main
offense Included In that term, which
covers a multitude of sins, being that
of wife beating.
Falls to Swat Fly. A large meat
knife used as a fly swatter Saturday
forenoon resulted disastrously lor a
Greek chef employed at the BoBton
restaurant on Fifteenth street. The
chef was trimming a large Juicy roast,
and a fly persisted in lighting on the
meat. The chef became peeved and
struck viciously at the fly with the
carving knife. The sharp edge of
the knife struck the back of the chef's
left hand, severing, an artery.
May Vote on Sale. Whether the
city of Moline shall sell its property on
Fifth avenue and Fourteenth street is
a question that the commissioners may
not decide. It is probable that th3
question of sale will submitted to a
vote of the people. In event this
course is pursued the matter would
be submitted July 23, the date set for
a special election on telephone fran
chises, waterworks bond issue ana an
Car and Bike Collide. William Gray,
who drives a delivery auto for Green
Bros, grocers, collided with a bicyclist
Friday evening at Sixth avenue and
Sixteenth street. The rider of the
bicycle escaped unhurt, and the driver
of the car did not learn his name.
The bicycle was damaged slightly.
The auto was on its way south on
Sixteenth street and the bicyclist was
riding north. At Sixth avenue the
bike rider turred west and the collision
resulted. The automobile was not
A UNIQUE CARD INDEX.
How Grover Cleveland Got a Line en
All the Office Seekers.
Among tbe anecdotes of "Cleve
land's first election" related by Wil
liam Gorbarn liice. assistant private
secretary to Cleveland as governor of
New York, In the Century is the fol
lowing: "When Mr. Cleveland began to con
sider his cabinet and tbe other more
Important appointments special letters
came to him in great numbers. One
group of these was most curious. The
writer of them was a newspaper man
of high reputation and of wide ac
quaintance with Washington life. He
called on Mr. Cleveland at Albany and
when be left stated be would send
from time to time information about
public men unsigned, but in his own
handwriting. Thereupon there began
to come a daily envelope containing
unsigned cards of convenient form for
filing. These cards treated of nearly
everybody proposed for the cabinet, of
distinguished visitors announced in
the public press as on their way to Al
bany and of well known men generally
-who might be commended for office
themselves or might ask office for oth
ers. There was a separate card for
every person, and bis good points were
written in red ink, while discreditable
facts and undesirable characteristics
appeared in black.
"Thus each card embodied a concise
record of the deeds and a keen esti
mate of the character and influence of
the man named therein. Giving as
they did an incisive. Impartial and, 1
believe, apoo tbe, whole an accurate
analysis of those about whom they
were written, they presented a 'Com
ment of unusual wit and wisdom upon
American national politics. The point
of view was that of an experienced
and able observer of current events,
and the whole record made a kind of
Judgment day book of men of both par
ties coBsplcuous in national affairs in
civil life and in tbe army and navy.
"It can readily be imagined that not
a few visitors who came to see Mr.
Cleveland were surprised at tbe knowl
edge of tbe political affiliations of
prominent men which was showu by
the unsophisticated presideut elect."
SIRENS OF THE SANDS.
Gold Laden Prefsssionsl Dancing Girls
of North Africa.
The distinctive thing about the On led
Nail, tbe professional dancing girt of
north Africa, is her jewelry. She has
so much of it Indeed, that there ia no
gold to be bad in Algeria. Ask for
napoleons instead of paper money at
your bank in Biskra or Constantlne
and you will meet with a prompt "Im
"Bat why is It Impossible T" you
"Because we have no gold on hsnd.
m'sieur." is t!:e polite response.
"Wbere is it then T you ask. scent
ing a robbery or a defalcation.
"On tbe Oaled Nalis. m'sieur." the
cashier courteously replies.
And be speak tbe truth Every cen
time that a dancing girt can beg, bor
row or earn goes toward tbe porchase
of massive silver jewelry, anklets,
bracelets and tbe like, and this In turn
is exchanged for gold pieces whether
French napoleons. British sovereigns
or Turkish linn she Is not particular
which, licked together in trelllsed ar-
Plana of Hotel Ll-rlng-nton. Keeley Institute.
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The effect of the Keeley remedies is to
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"I took the cure twelve years ago Drink
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"This is the eighteenth anniversary of my
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"Words cannot express what I feel in my
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We have many, many thousands of let
ters like the above.
tnor. clanking, clashing and shining,
envelops her lithe young body from
neck to hips. When her portable
wealth has attained such dimensions
it Is usually the sign for the Ouled Nail
to retire from business, going to her
nomad husband with her dowry about
her neck. Metropolitan Magazine.
THE SOFT ANSWER.
General Scctt's Retort to Hia Whist
After his retirement General Scott
passed tbe summer of 1SC2 at Cozzen's
hotel, West Point, where every even
ing a party of gentlemen udjourned to
the general's sitting room for their
game. Being a good player, the host
was usually victorious, but if he and
his partner were ever beaten Scott's
ire was made manifest.
One night it happened that the usual
party was missing. What was to be
done? Tbe general must have bis
whist There happened to be staying
at the hotel a Judge, who was asked to
do the favor of taking the fourth band.
With some protest on his part he
agreed to do it By cutting for part
ners the general and the judge played
together and were beaten horribly
Knowing how it irritated the gen
eral to lose the game, the Judge as be
rose from the table said in his most
dignified and courtly way: "I formerly
played a fairly good game of whist,
but have been out of practice so long
that I am somewhat rusty. I hope
that fact may be taken as an excuse
for my mistakes."
Whereupon the general arose with
,equal dignity and retorted, "I am glad
to learn that 1 have been playing with
latent talent and not with a natural
MISSED THE MARK.
It Was Not the Minister's Fault That
His Shafts Went Astray.
Mr. McDougall was a Scotsman, and
of him a good story is told. He was a
large, pompous man, intolerably self
conceited and arrogant In fact, his
conduct toward his neighbors was so
offensive that the good i-eople success
fully requested their minister to preach
a sermon directed at tbeir vain neigh
bor. The day came. The little kirk was
packed, though a few tender hearted
ones stayed at home, not wishing to
witness tbeir neighbor's humiliation.
The sermon began, and Mr. McDou
gall disposed himself to listen. Tbe
man's InDruiity was sketched with
bold, severe strokes. He smiled with
lofty superiority. As the denunciation
grew more scathing his smile deepened
with a touch of complacent f'.ty. At
the conclusion of the service be swag
gered down the aisle. Cue of tbe eld
ers joined him.
"Weel. what did ye think of the ser
mon?" the latter ventured to nsk.
"A great effort sir," was tbe answer,
"but personal. The meenister aimed
his shots too directly. Poor MacTav
lfcb! I felt sorry for blm, but the man's
conceit Is enormous, slrl"
A Sheer Waste of Money.
"When 1 played politics and little
else." observed "Indian Jim" Finlay.
"I was delegated to raise a subscrip
tion to buy a solid brass chandelier
for a well konwn politician who first
saw tbe light of day In tbe Emerald
Ifle. It was to be s present to him to
be installed in tbe parlor of a new
bouse be was about to more Into.
Among thoee I tackled for a contri
bution was an Irishman who had been
born In the same town and came
across tbe pond abont tbe same time
as the politician. I told bira wbst was
to be bought with tbe money, and as
he put his name down for a fiver, be
"I was born and brought up with
Black, and it is like throwing money
in the river t.-nylng tbe likes of bim a
chandelier, as tbe divil of a note an
be play on It." Kansas City Journal.
Is a KM s ease
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400,000 Men Saved From Drink Disease
Since that memorable day thirty-two year! ag-o 400.000 men
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And thousands more are daily breaking their chains and
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Dr. Keeley proved, conclusivelv, that drunkenness is a disease
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By Albert Payson Terhune.
(Copyright by the Tress Publishing Co. (New Tork World.)
Jean Jacques Rousseau, Philoso.
pher and Scoundrel
confessed thief, wrote
strongly on up
rightness. Ho also
preached fiery dis
courses on the
sacredness of do
and sent his own ROUSSEAU
Ave children to a foundling asylum.
He changed religions as another man
would change from summer to winter
clothes. A writer on morality, his own
morals were unspeakable. He was ever
eager to receive aid; and still more
industrious in abusing benefactors. He
had a gonlus for philosophic writings
and a far greater genius for making
enemies. The kindest thing that can
be said about him personally is that he
was probably more or less insane.
Here is his story:
Rousseau was the son of a Swiss
watchmaker. Hia father in 1722, when
the lad was ten years old, became in
volved in a street row and had to leave
his Geneva home, calmly deserting his
family. Jean Jacques was brought up
by his mother's relatives, who ap
prenticed him at thirteen to a notary.
The boy and his master could not get
on together, so Jean was apprenticed
over again, this time to an engraver.
All his long life Rosseau quarreled
with everybody into whose society he
was thrown. He began with the en
graver. At sixteen he "Jumped" his
apprenticeship and ran. away from
Ho then began a series of wander
ings which were more or less interest
ing, but scarcely profitable either to
undergo or tell about. Ho changed bis
religion at the outset, encountering
eon.e rattier doubtful adventures, and
at last became a footman in the house
hold of a Mme. de Vercellis. While he
Vas working there he stole a costlj
ribbon. The then was discovered.
Rousseau saved himself from punish
meut by f ilseiy accusing a maid serv
ant of the theft. The tale of this
wholly shameful affair is found in hii
When his employer died, Roueseau
found another situation and promptly
lost it. on account of his conduct Hi
experience for the next few years led
biin through all grades of society, from
vagabondage to court circles. It was
not until 1745 that he won any fame.
Then he became known as a clever
writer ai:d musician. Several persom
of high rank took an Interest in hia
career. From each of these people bs
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accepted what aid he could get, then
quarreled with his benefactors and
usually spoke and wrote 1U of them.
In a prize essay, written in 1750, he
openly declared that progress and high, .
er civilization had proved a cars tq
mankind. This essay made him for
time the idol of Paris' artificial and;
novelty-seeking society. He followed)
up his literary success by a really
beautiful opera. But his attacks on
various French customs and ideals,
made Paris an uncomfortable abode,
for him. Back he went to Geneva
(again changing his religion to fit hU,
surroundings) and met with a cordial;
reception from the learned men of
Here he took up bis literary work;
again and dazzled the world by hia,
"problem novels' and philosophic!
treatises. But he continued his life,
effort of making as many enemies as,
possible. And such enemies as hie,
personality could not reach were mad
by his writings. His novel "Emile"!
a radical sort of educational thesis
in fiction form was condemned b
the Paris parliament; and Rousseau,
dared not set foot in the French cap
ltal for fear of arrest Other works!
of his were denounced by the Swlssl
authorities. His "Contrat Social';
(which demanded that governmental
be ruled by the people and preached
universal suffrage) brought down,
upon him the hatred of conservative
thinkers. Altogether, he began to find:
It hard to choose a place of abode,
where he would be safe from persecuhi
He went to England and there quar
reled with his patrons, behaved Inso
lently toward the king, and found It!
convenient to come back to the con-'
tlnent of Europel This time he wae
allowed to settle In Paris. His health,
had become shattered. So had bis,
mind. To add to his woes, he mar-;
rled Theresa Ue Vasseur, former cook
in a third-rate Inn. Their five chil
dren he sent to a foundling asylum.'
thus giving bis enemies a fine chance
to compare his unnatural action with
tbe high sentiments he had written
about the sanctity of the home and
: tbe education of tbe young. Therese'e
mother was tbe typical comlo paper
mother-in-law. She rendered Rous
seau's home life miserable.
On July 2, 1778, crushed under real
and Imaginary woes, Rousseau died
In a fit. Some historians think des
pair drove him to suicide.
His "Confessions" a wonderful if
unreliable book give the man's dis
torted view of his own life and of life
in general. A genius, a blackguard,
2nd probably la later yeais, at least