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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 1912.
46 YEARS IN LAND
Two Prominent Citizens Travel
Here From Home in Europe,
Leaving July 4.
STARTED FOR AMERICA
FORTY-SIX YEARS AGO
HAVE BEEN FRIENDS SINCE:
Recite Tale of Meeting ntr Carbon
Cliff After Ttirtr llrst
Just 40 ye-ara ago today. In a bumble
little European village, two youths,
deslrou of seeking their fortunes in
the golden went, were Joorney'.ng from
their homes to Havre, France, where,
on th; following day, they planned to
embark it. the storage on one of the
vessels bound for the land of gold.
July 4, I'M, Jonas IVar, then a you'h !
In his te-e-ns, to;-etbe-r with E:u!l S.
lie-ek. another young man, set bail
from France. Thirteen (lays later they I
arrived in America, and noon there- i
after separated. Since that time both 1
have n sldud in Ro k l.sland uimoat '
continuously. Today. Mr Hear Is a
city commissioner, while Mr. Reek,
holds a position aa inspector on Roi k
When the two your.g men left each i
other in the east they little thouirht j
that, they would meet airain. Mr. Hear
rame to Moline-. t !j-ti went to Hamil
ton, Watertow n, ami Carbon Cliff A
short way from tint community h"
came upon the home "f John Reck m
Coloua There, mu h to his Kieat sur
prise, he came- upon his steamer com-,
pardon. Km 1 1 Reek. Since that time
tioth men have bec(,rn. fast friends i
through their association
land. Roth were ur.itej
with Rock Island women
Hut since tne day f ti.i
this country, neither ha
a single passenge-r on th
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Investigates Penny Arcade at
Watch Tower and Owner
ished plate rails, 10 cents per foot; un-
j finished plate rails, 7 cents per foot;
room mouldings, l1 cents pt-r foot.
P. J. Lee, 1203 Third avenue.
Dunsmore and O'Comiell smoke
house and billiard parlors, corner of
Twentieth street ana Fourtu ave-
nue. Every brand of good cigars and
all kinds of smokers' supp'ies.
Horet & Strietep company, auto
garage, the finest in Rock Island.
Their Moline car Is the acme of auto
' I perfection. A ride in this car will
EVEN THE DEPUTIES BLUSH j"" 11"
j having a good trade in pianos and
talking machines. Free entertain-
DeMiiiuue iv-enes as "Ilaw" Little
Children Were Permitted to
rcent at our store. Come and hear
some of the selections that are new.
Mueller LumDer company will en-
able you to build a fine bouse or barn
. ... . ' out of the choicest select lumber and
No more will vis. tors at the Watch' . . ,
i you will be surprise- and yet pleas
Tower be able to view "art" in the , e(J t0 learn the ,ow prices tbey are
nude by the payment of one cent at j making.
the penny arcade. That touching lit- j The Boston Shoe company shoe
tit- scene entitled "What Casy Saw ; store will please and satisfy your
Through the Kev Hole" and its com- wants in reliable up-to-date foot-
j 1 COBjMGTl J
I1717BTTT I A BATO
Commissioner Jonas Bear.
she can tet alone w ith the olLer dozen
Mrs. ".alvi:i aa married at the age
of 1C, dei-pito ajvice oi Bea'rxe Fair
fax to the contrary. She was the moth
er of four befon she was '!) ears
'.d. As the family increased, she
aiid h'r !.u;-l:inl. Tom. co-operated to
the wo!l from the door. But
Tow died a few months a-'o and s-he
was iefi to iil.t the battle alone.
WILL BEGIN TO
panion piece, '"Taking a Morning
Hath."' have been removed from the
horizon, likewise others. Such is the
order of Sheriff O. L. Bruncr. who sent
two of his deputies to the Watch
Tower last night to investigate the
arcade because of the many complaints
received. What the deputies saw
brought a life-sized crimson blush to
their cheeks and opened their eyes to
phases of bohemian existence cf
which they had never dreamed.
IVKIIHM TIO KIl-KO.
When the sheriff received the report
; of his deputies this morning, informa
tion was immediately filed against the
owner of the arcade, H. B. Hamp. a
street car conductor, residing at Thir-
i ty ninth street and Fourteenth avenue,
and a warrant Issued for his arrest,
! h'iri;ing him with exhibiting to minors
'and others lewd and vulgar pictures.
I Sub;Kenas have also been issued or-
i derlng the men in charge of thp racy
attractions to produce the offending
! scenes in C. J. Smith's court this after-
! MIKIMKP TALKS.
you solid comfort and
You will tell your
Ir landing in
em ount' red
e ship uhfch
of emigrants into
Ucal Lodge Euilding Committee
Presents Specifications to
When asked regarding the matter
this morning. Sheriff limner said: "I
received a gnat many complaints that
these pictures were being seen by chil
dren and oth- rs, and inv deputies in-
Souders Laundering company at
501-503 Twelfth street. This laundry
is equipped with the very latest mod
ern machinery, turning out work that
is not surpassed by any laundry In
T. S. O'Hara, flour and feed store,
is having a big trade on stock and
poultry food. Dr. Hess' stock food
for horses, cattle, hogs, sheep and
all kinds of poultry. It makes the
bens lay every day.
Kain and Rein hard t cigar store still
takes the lead. Most liberally patron
ized. Everything iu tobaccos, cigars
and smokers' supplies. Man is never
better satisfied than when smoking
their choice brands.
Tht Rock Island Lumber and Man
ufacturing com pan j, 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
Phil. S. Wilcher, the leading tin
and sheet metal worker. It will pay
you to learn about the Weir furnace.
It has the reputation of giving you
the greatest heat and consumes
America's Finest Concert Band
40 M ARTISTS
Under the personal direction
of Francisco Ferullo
COLORED WOMAN AT 33 IS HAVE NECESSARY FUNDS
: i.i flTWCR nc cictccmI
form me that they are too vulgar and 'about one-half less coal,
obscene to be placed on public exhibi-! E. E. Lamp, plumbing, steam and
tim. I will not tol rate anything of j hot water heating, gas fitting. His
this naf.:re as long as I am sheriff. Inefficient knowledge of the business
penny arcades cannot be conducted in justly entitles him to your patronage.
One Whole Week
Mrs. Julia fialvln. n colore woman. 1
nfced unit her of 1", " cliix olate b.i- I
lues'" und pickaninnies! That tne !
startling informal ion that is contain' d j
In the woman's application for admis- I
sion for the three joungest into the j
Iowa Snldi. rs Orphans' home i:i lav- j
The woman, who lives in ICa: t lies'
MuiUes, low a. was bft a Widow some ;
month uko. wh'ti just ut the a;e
where a larjie percentage of KirU are j
nettling down Into married life audi
where others are not. She L.'ruegleJ
along with her lloek, or small com-
liiunlty. until her health became itu-
Then she sought the aid of the ju
enllo court In lies Moite s. Wii;;
part of her mtnctrel troupe. folloinu
her she mailt- her way to the juvenile
court a few das ago and told the
Judkte of her struggles to feed those
lj mouths and buy shoes for those 3')
feet. She allowed It would require
all th "caw n cake"' and "possum" In
iteveti stat' s to sa'isfy their appetites
they re that h.al'hy!
The court, with a feeling of com
passion for the woman's honesty, of
fered to relieve h r of a part of her
burdens. He made applii atlon fir th-
entrance of the three yoiini; st into
the Iowa Soldiers orphan..' home in
liueliport, Thewomon figures 'hat
Kiet to Krect Tlue Story Build
in;; of Brick and to lie Housed
in It B. fore Holidays.
a proper manner, they must go.'
Brown's Business College
OPEN ALL SUMMER
New Class Starts July 8
Building opera' ions, according to a
committeeman in charge of I'cal lodge
No. C" I. O. O. V.. new homo plans,
are 10 be enmnn reed some time this
; iin nth. I'ians and specifications for
the proposed home have b en placed
j In the hands of a dozen contractors
land bids wiil lie re- ived within a very
' short time. The plans call for a build
I It i k ft three stori :, to ix of brick.
The estimated cost is $-Uif.o. The
s t" of the building is on the south
Kti.e of Fourth avenue betwe en Sevt n-
! teer.ih and Eighteenth streets. Without
any unforeseen delays, the committee
c.v," cts to be housed i .i the in w home
before the holidas. the structural
; work to be completed early in the fall.
I in 1 mis n.Airu.
I It is the statement of a member of
, the building committee that all of the
;h.!id:- to cover the buiMilii: expenses
! have U-cn placed and that a;l the nec
I essary funds have been secured.
; Though there are two lodges of the
I Odd Fellow- organization In this city,
'. the Veal is alone in the bi:.ldi',g
project. It is expelled that ti:e .rise
if the ni'w home will brit.u- about a
, I ig in rease in membership. In fact,
the nii-mbc! ship has already had a sub-i-tantial
gain through the plans for the
hoiking if the order iu it; Lew build
Johnson Flynn Fight.
Returns from -he? Johnson Fl nn
huht will be reeet v d by rouuu.e u"
Tew Krueiier's. Fourui avenue.
This la an electric as well as a progressive age. There is
the motorcycle, the automobile, and the flying machine, but
we have the
Be fair with
Washttn machine which is sutricr to all other?. A c!emcn8tration
will Quickly prove these statement and at aa attractive price.
CaD West 280.
Eleclric Construction S Machinery Co.
1622 Second Avenue
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
I For express, call Spencer & Trefz.
! Ke-rler Rug company for vacuum
' cleaning and rug-making.
! When In need of shoes, see Dolly
j Bros. Green Trading Stamps Free.
1 II. T. Siemon wants your tin and
furnace work; 152C-la28 Fourth ave
nue. I Lawn mowers sharpened and re
! paired at Fiebig's, If 19 Third ave
nue. Our B. B. serge at 133 is the best
' value ever offered. J. B. Zimmer's j
; SOUS. I
Genuine Philadelphlan lawnmowers !
jfer sale at Charles Fiebig, 1C13 Third!
' avenue. j
j Six per cent farm mortgages. Lit- j
ten Roberts, People's National Lank I
! Milan artesian water, approved by
! city and state, delivered daily.
! Phone West 1 770.
Stop at Ralph Stantons "Club Smok
er Tor returns by rounds on the big
C. A. Speidel's drug store, the
store of quality. Qality in drugs
counts for everything.
Hot. dry. Now is the time you need
lawn hose. Channon & Dufva, 112
West Seventeenth street.
P. J. I?e sells wall paper, paints,
oils, glaos, brushes, etc. at the right
I rices. 12"3 Third avenue.
Coal, coal. coal. The Rock Island
Fuel company will deliver to you all
the best grades of hard and soft coal.
Lerch efc Greve, wall paper and
paint store, will help you select any
of the l'J12 designs in wall paper for
your home. 2uu2 Fourth avenue.
Strecker & Lewis, wholesale and re
tail agents for Sanitas the washable
wail covering for kitchens and bath
rooms. We have a good stock of lawn hose,
and have nothing but good hose. Chan
non fc Dufva, 112 West Seventeenth
Sewr.g machines repaired and war
ranted for one year. Supplies for all
machines. Fiebig, locksmith, 1613 '
Third ave-nue. j
Ward & McMahon will give you
estimates on your plumbing, steam !
and hot water heating that will save :
you money. i
A fireproof safe in the house or store
is a Lecessiry. We have them from I
$12 up. Fiebig, iocksmitiu. 1619'
Look ever your garden hose. If It is j
worn out, let us send you another sec
tion. Ctannon & Dufva, 112 West Sev-,'
enteenth street. j
Bartlett Bros." teae, offee. splcs.
extracts and Dating powders have no I
equal. One thousand people are or
dering from us daily. Follow the
Try the City Steam Loundry, Reil
& Boilman, for first-class laundry ;
wo k. Have the new yellow autcmobiie J
caT for yours. We guarantee no i
, era ked collars or culls. j
Bker'a laundry calls for your'
laundry and usc-a the most sanitary !
methods with modern machir.eerT i
His shop has all modern equipments.
Everything in uluiubing supplies.
Math's bakery and confectionery
Etore. the lines, in the tri-cities.
Bread, cakes, pies, cookies and hot
roll? They can't be beat. Most
people say they are superior to any
home baking. Let them serve you.
W. L. Gausert'a candy factory.
Rock Island a most important indus
try. Chocolates, creams and cara
n els are sold by all first class con
fectioners and ...grocers. Call for
Gansert's and get the purest and best. ;
M. R. Iglchart marble and granite)
Concerts Afternoon and Evening
cause a lifetime of sorrow and regret.
Small disorders grow more serioua
every day. There is satisfaction in
knowing for sure that your eyes are
all right. Fred Bleuer, the expert
optician, can tell you.
works tave you the middleman's
profits. From 15 to 25 per cent saved I
on every monument and all kinds of i
monumental work. Call at our shop j
ion Second avenue and see for your-;
j self. '
Simmons &. White, new and second
hand stores, two big stores. The
largest in the state. Their great
slaughter sale will commence in a j
few days. Goods will be sold at un
heard of prices. Everything goes.
1517-151U Second avenue.
Glasses in time save sight. Neglect
tc have tuein properly examined may
Zuma Aid society met at the home
of Mrs. Frank Wake Thursday after
noon. There was a large attendance
After the business meeting closed a
mothers' meeting was held. The top
ic was "Luviug Justice to Parents,"
divided into live sections of read
ings .after which the topic was open
for all to take part in discussing what
had been read.
Frank Searl and bride returned
homo Friday evening. The boys
from far and near gave them a sere
nade with tin pans and horns.
Mrs. Minie Wainwright and daugh
ter, Hazel, departed Monday tor a
three weeks' visit with her sister,
Mrs. 1). Rice at Lorain, 111.
Miss Bernice Wagner of Rock Is
land was a guest of Miss Edua Mum
George McMurphy and son, Ed
ward of Hillsdale spentSunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Omar Karr of Rock
Falls were over Sunday guests at
Mrs. Karr's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S.
Clyde Wake was a business caller
in Port Byron Saturday.
James Donation, wife, brother,
Wilber, and John Donahoo of Mon
tana were callers in this vicinity Fri
day. Mrs. Echo Smith of Moline is the
guest ol Mrs. Mamie Wake this week.
Mrs. Grace Martin, Mrs. Gertie
Nichelson and Miss West were guests
at the Frank Wake home Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. George Wainwright
were business calleis in Port Byron
Henry Mumma and Mr. and Mrs.
Sheldon Mumma spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Walthers.
2 TONS OF IRON
George Nebrich, aged 21, wa3 in
stantly killed at the Bettendorf Axle
company plant at Bettendorf at j
o'clock last evening, a two-ton block
of iron falling upon him ar a resu t of
the breaking of a hook on the oane
that was supporting the natal. Ne''iich
was standing under the block and
was crushed. His home Is at 21!)
Hildreth street. He had been married
but two months.
FIRE PROTECTION AND
LIGHTS FOR THE CLIFF
Steps have been taken by f her village
board of Carbon (Tiff to afford the
citizens of the town lire protection. A
Co-gallon chemical extinguisher has
been ordered purchase d. It is propos
ed to expend llOti for this equipment.
The next move will be to organize a
volunteer fire department. It is plan
ned to maki arrangenir tits with the Ar
gillo works to sound the plant whistle
in case of fire, which will apprise the
volunteers that their services are
With the apparatus will be 100 feet
of hose, which will be sufficient to
light any bl:ze that may breuk out ia
the town. The extinguisher will have)
a pressure of 90 pounds to the square
inch. A small shed will be erected on
tho village property adjacent to the
town hall in which tho extinguisher
will be given shelter.
Work will be starteyl this week by
a crew of men from the People's Pow--r
company iu setting poles on which
will be strung electric wires to furnish,
ciinent for lights in the town. Thirty
ini audi .sce-iii Tungsten luu-watt lamps
will be distributed throughout the
place. A number of dwellings will be.
wired fur electricity.
Mall Carriers Will Fly.
This is an age of great discover
ies. Progress rides on the air. Soon
we may see Unclj Sam's mall car
riers Hying In all directions, trans
porting mail. People take a wonder
ful interest in a discovery that bene
fits i lulu. That's why Dr. King's
New Discovery for coughs, colds and
other throat and lung diseases Is the
meist popular medicine In America.
"It cured n. u of a dreadful cough,"
writ s Mrs. .1. F. Davis. Sllckney Cor
ner. Me., "after doctor's treatment
an! ail other remedies had failed."
Excellent for coughs, colds or any
bronchial affection. Prico 50 cents
i, nd $1. Trial bottle free at all
making your clothes pure and sweet
sad fate aa snow.
! Here are boae of the prices: Fia-
Will render hard water soft
Will clean marble, tile,
and wooden floors
Will clean kitchen sinks
Will clean the clothes of a
Will wash fine linens
Will wash windows and
Will clean greasy scales
Will purify refrigerators
IV sweeten dairy vessels
Will kill dirt everywhere
Give it a Fair Trial
Use as Directed
Makes No Snds
MIDDLEMAN KEPT OUT
OF MOLINE MARKET
The middleman has been chase-d from
the Moline city market. No longer will
those- buying up the remnants of loads j
of pe-ddiers 1-e allowed to dispose of t
t'ni ir stuff there, produce that has been I
haw ked through the streets of Roe k I
I.-land and Davenport having been up I
to this time taken to the city mark- t. ;
Farmers with produce to sell made j
prote st. The farmers have formed an !
agreement among themselves by which i
one or more will be In the market on j
off days handling the produce of ail
who are parties to the compact, so
purchases can be made on any week
Cleans the Dads
Fort Wijie, Iiiina
Insect Bite Costa Leg.
A Boston man lost his leg from the
bite of an insect two years before.
To avert such calamities from stings
end bites of Inserts use Buckien's
Arnica salve promptly to lall the poi
son and prevent inflammation, swell
ing and pain. Heals burns, boils,
ulcers, r'les. eczema, cuts, bruises.
Oly 23 cents at ail druggists.
m Thing in Stoves
A ip'H For a miJribi.t supper, as lot anv other meal at any 9
For a micJrJ !.t supper, as for anv other meal at any
other time, the very latest thiri-; in stove the best
that stove-artists can (Jo is a
It Burn3 Oil
It Is Handy
It Is Ready
It ror.'.rr.'.-i'.rA li.r Kcit wkra yMi it
rvi wl.er- v.J 'e;l it. It t cci.' k fti u,
T"re N--W Pt:- "0 5'-rr rii lrni, 'ue-nWl.
n wx.ts . v --ft top, At 'it ttr.. U-weJ
rack, e-.. f I- s I. 2 or 3 irviutr.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY