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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 1912.
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The Plan That Promotes Success
Police Report for July. During the
month of July the police department
made 267 arrests. The report of
Chief Schramm which was complete!
yesterday shows that there were 129
arrests under the ewte laws and 138
for violation of the city ordinances.
Peace disturbers are la the lead with
50 arrests, and drunks are a close sec
ond, with a total of 40.
Sues for $3,000. Suit for the sum
of 3,000 has been filed In the district
county's pioneer residents, a man gen
erally beloved and respected by all
who knew him. died at 11 o'clock yes
terday at his home, 1931 LeClaire
street, after a lingering illness. Mr.
Clapp was born In Fulton county. 111.,
Feb. 28, 1838. With , his parent he
came to Scott county In 1864. The
survivors are the wife and six chil
dren, as follows: S. E. Clapp, Perry,
Iowa; Mrs. L. B. Guy, Davenport; D.
J. and C. S. Clapp, Eldridge; Dr. A. B.
Clapp, Muscatine; Mrs. Charles Lohr
Luxury on SK'pboard.
Sumptuously furnished vessels were
court by William Frldley, admlnistra-1 known centuries ago. The ship that Ar
tor of the estate of Fridley, against chimedes designed for Hlero II., king
William H. Crawford. The plaintiff of Syracuse, not only was wonderfully j
towns guests were the Misses Jessie
Thatcher and Harriet Sheldon of Rock
Island, Margaret White of Andover,
111., and Dorothy Hunt ot Cambridge,
Charles McMichael and daughter,
Mrs. Bradley, and Eon, Dea. spent last
Tuesday evening with friends and rel
atives In Rock Island.
Mrs. Fred Wells spent Sunday with
relatives in Muscatine. Iowa.
H. S. Meyers of Sparland, 111., is
here visiting with old friends . and
Mrs. Birkenmeyer and daughter,
Elizabeth, and son, Marcellus. spent
last Saturday at Mrs. Brookman's
home in South Rock Island.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Birkenmeyer and
children left last week for Muscatine,
POLICE DEPARTMENT OF NEW YORK IS MORE ON TRIAL THAN ARE
THE INDIVIDUALS CHARGED WITH MURDER OF ROSENTHAL
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New York, Aug. 7.---Even more than ' lice have sold Immunity to th worst I reached, it is believed the police
the individuals charged with the mur- offenders, that they have worked force will have been so badly dis
der of Herman Rc-nthal. the police j hand In glove with the gambling credited that an entire overturning of
department of New ork city Is now ! element, and finally that they have I
on trial. District Attorney Whitman , not hesitated to commit murder when the Prc'8ent 6vsfem wl bfi mpera-
feels that it Is Important that the men ! the occasion seemed to make It ex- tiye.
who ktlld Rosenthal be apprehended j pedient. Already there is a strong movement
and sent to the electric chair, but There Is little doubt in the minds I on fQOt to secure a legislative enact
that It 1s even more Important that ! of New Yorkers that the police caused ! mnt u-tiirh shall mf.1,0 tho nnits-a
the grave charges made againot the the death of Herman Rosenthal.
New York police force be lnvenllgat- j this be true, what hope of safety in
ed. If half the charges made are ! there for the common citizen?
true a condition exlrts which threat-! Many revelations throwing in a
ens the very peace and Bafety of the I bad light practically the entire police
i force have len made. Oth em will
It Is charged in brief, that the po-
probably follow. Before the end is
force of this city answerable to state
rather than to local authorities. It Is
jointed out that the city is hopeleBslj
in the grip of Tammany hall, and that
so long as Tammany rules no better
ment of conditions in the police de
partment may be expected.
iaims that the defendant has in his
fosseBi!ton property owned by the de
ceased, and that he has refused to
turn It over to rhe administrator. The
property is located in Buffalo. Iowa,
and is valued at $3,000. for which the
petitioner ask Judgment.
Police News The police have a
stolen watch In their possession at the
station which was taken from Mr. and
Mrs. John Boyd, the colored couple ar
rested on a churge of shoplifting. It
Is thought that the watch was either
stolen or lost and the owner by de
scribing the watch may claim it.
Ed Siavln. the Rock Island automo
bile daredevil, was arraigned in police
decorated the story of the Iliad was
told In marquetry, but there were flow
er beds on the promenade deck, a gym
nasium, staterooms with three beds, a
library, bathroom with hot and cold
water, stables find horses, Csh poDds
and many fair rooms paved with agate
and precious stone. And this vessel
was designed as a carrier of wheat. It
was first named the Syracusan, but
afterward the Alexandrian. Archlme
lus wrote a poem in its honor, and
Illero. in gratitude and appreciation,
sent blin a thousand measures of
cheese and thoughtfully prepaid the
expense. MoscLlon gives a detailed de
scription of this ship. Then there was
lh F.n-vntinn veiwel. the lov of Ptolemv
court yesterday morning on a charge Pbllopator. with galleries and prom
vt disturbing the peace. He was found , enades. a temple of Venus with her
runty 01 me cnarge and a 3 and costs statue, a drinking hall, belvederes, a
fine assessed against him. protto the 9l(, of wblcn were deco-
J rated with precious stones set in or-
Obltuary Record. Mrs. Helen P. nament nf vnlri Rnstnn Herald
nioore, itw t.aay rreet, passed away
at 1:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon
tt her home, after a long Illness.
William Ernest Cnadwick, aged 26
years, died at 8 o'clock yesterday
morning at a local hospital, after an
illneos of two weeks. He was born
lan. 19, 1886. In Dublin, Ireland, where
ne was educated and where he Iivea
until 20 years of age. Six years ago
be emigrated to the Tnited States and
settled in Detroit, Mich., coming to
Muscatine four years later. The on
ly survivor is a brother in Ireland.
Ctarlea F. Clapp. one of Scott
I MILAN j
where they will enjoy a two weeks'
Clement Stevens of Milan left last
week for Montana, where he will stay
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dack of Rock
Island spent Sunday at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Goldenzopf of
F. W. J3oulton is improving his
harness shop on Main street, by put-i
ting In a new stucco front.
Miss Anna Canty returned to her
home in Milan after a six weeks' teach
ers' course at Grlnnell college. Mount
Mr3. Nettie Sanderson returned to
her home in Moline after a week's vis
it with Mrs. Elizabeth Brasher of
F. H. Caldwell and family expect to
leave soon for Britt, Iowa, where they
will make their future home. Their
daughter. Miss Gertrude, will remain
in Milan and teach school in Sears this
Reynold M. Johnson and Henry
Verlch of Moline were business callers
in Milan last Friday.
Old Chimney Razed. The old Bar
nard & Leas chimney, which stood
through the hot fire last February, was
felled Monday afternoon by workmen.
The chimney was undermined and a
mark made on the ground. When the
chimney tumbled it fell true to the
mark that had been made. It came
down with a crash that could be heard
for several blocks.
Two Finger Removed. James
Butts Is minus the small finger and
part of the ring finger of his right
hand as result of an accident at the
plant of the Sterrett Furnace com
pany Monday afternoon. He was
pushing pieces of sheet metal under
neath the bladeB of a cutting machine
when his hand accidentally slipped
and the knife came In contact with
his fingers. Dr. Perry Wessel dressed
Hit by Falling Plank. Chris Stuart
of 616 Fifth avenue, one of the em
ployes of the H. W. Horst company,
was rendered unco'nscious as result
of being struck on the head by a piece
of plank shortly after he began work
yesterday afternoon at ihe Reliance
building. A sharp edge of the plank
cut a severe gash In the man's head.
H6 was taken to the city hospital,
where he is still In a somewhat dazed
condition and the extent of his injur
ies is not fully known. Dr. J. W. Seids
was called in attendance.
Excursion Success. Four hundred
people enjoyed a ride on the Mississ
ippi river Monday evening, the event
being a steamboat excursion under the
auspices of the Retail Merchants' as
sociation. The steamer W. W. and
barge were chartered for the evening
and they traveled down the river as
far as Llnwood. The boat was sched
uled to leave here at 7:13.- It was two
minutes late in getting away, but at
that a number of people were left.
They boarded street cars and went to
Rock Islatid, where they caught the
boat. The boat also landed in Dav
enport. Dancing was the chief diver
pion, the evening being ideal for pleas
ure of this nature. A good orchestra
was on board and the music was ap
preciated. A number of tickets were
sold beside those used and it will be
Impossible to determine how much
money was cleared till after the com
Obituary Record. Funeral rites for
the late Wilbur Donahoo, who died at
Watertown hospital early Sunday
morning, were held from the home of
his parents. Mr. and Mrs. James A.
Donahoo, 620 Seventeenth street, at
2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Rev.
F E. Shult of Geneseo conducted the
services and burial was In Riverside
cemetery. The young man was born
in Zuma township Doc. 27. 1884, and
had lived practically his whole life In
that vicinity. He had been receiving
treatment for some time at the hos
pital. Hia death was due to tubercu
losls, with which he had been ailing
for several months. He leaves beside
the parents, two brothers, Harry J.,
and Jesse L., and two sisters, Mrs. J.
H. Long and Mrs. B. S. Pollard, all of
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Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fisher of Milan
spent the latter part of last week with
Mrs. Fisher's mother, Mrs. William
Willson. of Bow Hi. g.
Mr. and Mrs. John Johanson moved
Into the Zahn property last week.
Miss Katherlne White entertained a
number of girls at a 6 o'clock dinner
last Wednesday evening. The out of
Wliy Women Arc 2Vot RICH.
Mu is a millionaire amny time over ia the poiMuioo of blood eetll. Worn
aa it sot quite so neb, for scientists have proven that the nonasl man has fire mil
lioo the woman ooly fuur sad a half million to a cubic millimetre oi blood.
A decrease iu cumber ot red blood corpuscles aud a person ' looks pale " ia
feet, is anaemic, the blood does nut get toe rijht food and probably the stomach is
Dt. R. V. Pierce found years ao that a fly eerie extract cl foldea seal aad
Oregon (rape roots, queen's root aad bloodxoot with black cherry bark, would help
toe aaainulatioa of the loud ia the stomach, correct lier ills and in Nature's own
way increase tbe ree! blood corpuscles. This medicine he
called Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. By assimi
lating tbe food eaten the system is nourished and the blood
tskes oa a rich red color. Nervousness is only " tbe cry
of the starved nerves for food." and when the nerves are
fed on rich red blood the perton looses those irritable feel
ings, sleeps well at alfht and is refreshed in tbe monucf. .
l wa sctartwt with a w
a diarJmi taaiarJi ana Har " wnua Wi J as. D. Lively, of Vkaih-
tmn. lann Kouta J, Bos 3s. Ail my frwrxia tbeurtit I would dte vd
tn hat rhrstrtan nn n tin. I w . . mAt ... n r .
Galdeu UwtMal DMcovary. and drKd moth benHK from aasw. V.J
csm had run ao tana, it had baooma aa chnmie that noUime wou-d sffert
a perraanaat aura. Ut Dr. Pmit nwdurine baa dooa much tat ma and
I hic-til? iMimiaai tt. I heartily adnaa iu uaa aa a spn&s; tarto. and
furtfcar adnaa ailisar paoplc to taka Dr. f terca a madicinea befeca their
amain hare rua so kj that there tig chanca to h cured.
BAD FOR THE STOMACH.
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Whin Non -fatty Foods Are Intimately
Mixed With Grease.
Tbe stomach never has the least pow
er of digesting true fat. This is dis
posed of in the Intestines. When eat
en in the ordinary forms, as fat meat,
butter, etc., the fat separates out In
the stomach and does not In the least
interfere with the work of the gastric
Juice on the other food, but when a
non-fatty food has been Intimately mix
ed with erease tbe latter prevents the
gastric juice getting at the food It
Fish fried In oil or butter Is by no
means the most marked example, aa
the fat does not penetrate very deeply.
Potatoes mashed with butter are rath
er worse, and minced vegetables fried
with butter sre bad offender. The
reason advanced explains why pork
Is difficult of digestion. Tbe muscular
fibers are mixed up with fat cells, and
try tbe liberation of tbe oil In each
tiny cell the eaten pork is made Into
an etly paste.
A very strong stomach will do the
work required, but It Is not a fair task
to lrnpooe frequently, and a weak stom
ach will refuse to do anything beyond
reminding its owner by a few stabs
that it will cot stand such treatment-
Mrs. D. I. Allsbrow returned Thurs
day from a three weeks' visit at
Lewistown, Mont., with her son, For
rest, and her sister, Mrs. Mathews, and
Mrs. Etta Martin and two daughters,
Kathryn and Lois, also Mrs. Long,
mother of the former, all of Moline
and Mrs. Harry Cosncr of this town,
spent the day yesterday with Mrs. L.
II. Suvu and Mrs. Shepperd.
The Royal Neighbors met In regular
session at the home of Mrs. E. Willis,
north of town Thursday afternoon.
Roseoe Crum returned to his home
at Louisville Saturday after spending
the past two months here.
Next Thursday evening a lawn so
cial will be given at the home of
Fred Chidester under the auspices of
the Methodist Aid society.
Mr. and Mrs. Georse Passmore wel
comed a little son to their home Fri
Orville Alexander and family, have
moved from East Moline and are now
occupying the Frank Schafer property.
Mrs. J. Graham has returned home
from a visit with Monmouth relatives.
Mrs. W. Geisler and daughter, who
have been visiting at the Riverside
hotel l?ft Friday for their home in
Mrs. Fred Wiley and baby of Dav
enport are visiting at the home of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wise, re
Mrs. Frank Quade of Erie left this
morning for her home after a visit
here with Mrs. Arthur Browning.
Mr. Leidrlke spent Sunday at Mar
seilles with home folks.
Roy Wise, who has been working in
Davenport for a year, has returned to
Watertown to stay.
Mrs. S. P. Cosner leaves Wednesday
for Cleveland, Ohio, to visit her
daughter. Mrs. NieholRon.
Mrs. W. Gill leaves this week for an
extended visit with relatives In the
southern part of the state.
Mr. and Mrs. Von Funk and chil
dren returned Saturday from a two
weeks' visit with relatives at New
Mrs. Albert Bensenburg will return
tomorrow from a visit at Milwaukee
and Chicago with relatives and friends.
Mrs. W. D. Kitchen and 'daughter,
Laura, returned Friday night from a
six weeks' visit with her mother and
other relatives at Versailles.
Phil Pearsall leaves for a two weeks'
Mrs. Fred Lyons spent the day,
Sunday, with Mrs. Manly Saunders at
Miss Leola Filbert went to Zuma
yesterday for a few days' visit. t
Mrs- Elza Walker and son, Hiram,
have returned home after four weeks
spent with her daughter, near Zuma.
Twin babies arrived Saturday after
noon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ben
King, in the Marseilles addition.
Mrs. Anna Peterson and Mrs. Ed
Hogan's family spent Sunday at Hamp
ton with relatives.
Association are being made at Peoria
where the good roads convention will
be held in the afternoon and evening
of September 27th. The Automobile
club of Peoria is to take the leading
part In the preparations, the plans
being to make it a notable gathering
where all the different good roads or
ganizations will be well represented.
Invitations will be sent to Governor
Charles B. Deneen, members of the
legislature and other leading persons
who are vitally interested in the
Of all the domestic animals the horse
Is probably the most gentle, but there
are exceptions. A California man had
in his stable a fine thoroughbred horse,
of which be made quite a pet One day
he went into the stable, and, stopping
to pat his favorite steed, be was sur
prised when the horse, with a vlolep-
piunge, broke the halter and came at
him with open mouth. At first he
thought it was in fun, but he soon
realized his mistake and hastily climb
ed up a ladder and yelled for help. On
the arrival of his son the horse went
back to tbe stall and Immediately re
sumed Its former gentleness to all but
Its owner. To him It remained a dead
ly foe until he was compelled to sell it.
He never knew the reason for Its sudv
den animosity. . -
Homa of Wisdom.
"I was just thinking about
"What of him?"
"I wonder if he really delivered his
words of wisdom from a tub."
"Why not? It was probably a tub of
axle grease setting on the front porch
of some Athenian grocery." Kansas
About Good Roads
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.Another good roads organization
in Springfield recently laid plans to
drag every road leading into that city
for a distance of 10 miles. At a con
ference recently held In Peoria tt was
planped to amalgamate all the good
roads organizations ot that vicinity,
the object being to facilitate the
much-needed improvements on roads
In Peoria county.
The Illinois Valley Automobile
Association will aid the Davenport
Automobile Association in marking
that strip of the Sunset Trail which
leads through the Illinois valley.
The mark will consist of a light blue
band around telegraph poles, with
the initials of L V. A. A. At Ottawa
the trail divides, one route leading to
Chicago by way of Jollet, the other
passing through Aurora.
One of the - mistakes road com
missioners are apt to make is the
raising of the center of the road bed
too high and digging the ditches at
the sides too deep, a condition which
increases the danger of accidents to
motorists 50 per cent. If commis
sioners would restrict the height ot
crown to six inches, and keep the
width of the road path to 30 feet, we
would sooner reach a condition of
Plans for the big fall meeting of
the Illinois Highway Improvement
Did you, sleepless one, ever try a dish of Grape Nuts and
creamjust before bed?
Sure you never did or you wouldn't train with the "sleep
It's a bad practice to load up the 6tomach with a promis
cuous variety of rich, indigestible food at night because it
Strength without bulk Is a requirement of a nldeal food for
the last bire before going to bed. The food that Is concen
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tend the stomach, the food that is practically predigested so
the organs can, without undue effort, absorb It wholly; the food
that contains the tissue-repairing and energy-making elements
from clean field grains that contains the phosphate of potash
which combines, by vital proesss, with albumen to repair the
gray matter in brain and nerve centers that'
Try a dish about four heaping teaspoonfuls with cream, and a little
sugar If desired, eaten slowly before retiring. If you're hungry, and ' note
how well you sleep and how fresh you feel In the morning.
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