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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1912.
L. C. Wett Join Research Party.
Louis C Wert, instructor of ancient
history at the Davenport high school,
has presented his resignation to the
chool board acd will accept a posi
tion wltij the Boston Museum Expedi
tion of Egyptian research, under the
direction of Prof. Oecrge A. Reisner
tt Harvard university. This expedi
tion was fitted out by the museum sev
eral months ago, and the party Is iiow
rngaged In excavating the cemetery In
connection with the third pyramid
near Cairo, Egypt. They have secured
the rights for excavating In Egypt
tence for the murder of Mrs. Ellen . died suddenly yesterday from acute (
Viidd und John and Almeta Boyd will ! indigestion at his home here. He was ,
serre five years each for larceny from born at Geneeeo, 111.. Aug. 19, 1858,
a building. 8n(i formerly was a professor at Hart
ford Theological seminary, rrom wmtu
Obituary Record. Charles G. Deck
er passed away at 1:30 o'clock yes
terday morning at his home, 418 Di
vision street, at the age of 56 years,
after an i'.lness of over two years.
institution ho graduated In 18S5.
Perm Very Much Londoner.
William Penn. the founder of Penn
sylvania, was born on Tower Hill on
rtrt 14 1R44 wan christened In All
Mr. Decker was born in 1856, in New , Hallowa cnurch.. became a student
York, coming to Davenport some time j of Lincoln's inn anfl then. Joining the
later. In addition to the widow. Mrs. I Queers, De abandoned the law and
Ellen Decker, there survive his death ' prpatned along with George Fox In a
two daughters. Mrs. George Ciucci of meeting house off Lombard street. He
Chicago and Miss Emma, Heck-1 on,.e occupied a house In Norfolk
er at home. Five sons George.' street. Strand, chosen on account of its
Leo, Edward, Walter and nob-j closeness to the river, which facilltat-
ert, at home, also survive, inej ed escape from duus, ana ne was ib
and Assyria. Mr. Wet is an o:d 1 funeral was held at 8:30 c clock! prisoned both at Newgate ana in me
Hudent of P-of Reisner. and when this morning from the home. Fleet. So Penn was. arter an, very
the flrat opening appeared, Mr. West
was immdlately notified.
Police Asked to Find Goodwin.
9 o'clock at St. j mu h a Londoner. London Standard.
with services at
Mrs. Melissa Sands, for many years j
a resident of Davenport, passed away
A Cruet Stand.
Several villagers were discussing a
The police have boen asked to aid j at 1:35 o'clock yesterday morning at 1 departed sister, who had been given to
lu the seach for missing Harvey Good-; the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. L. good deeds, but was ratner too iona oi
win. Goodwin is a barber by profes-1 Cook. 814 Fifteenth street. Mcline. dispensing sharp spoken advice.
Hon and Is said to be employed In a after a brief illness, death resulting "She was an excellent woman." said
local barber shop. His mother Is said j from the lnlrnitles of old age. She, the deceased lady's pastor. "She was
to be In a serious condition at Wash- was born in Wadsworth. Ohio. July! constantly In the homes of the poor
ington. Iowa. 18. 1S32. where she was united in mar-1 afflicted. In fact, she was the salt
o rlage to Ben Bernder. The husband I 01 lue earlu-
May Open New Vaudeville House. 'as killed in the Civil war and shortly
Reprem-ntafives of the I'antages clr-js-fter his death, the deceased came
cult of vaudeville theatres arrived in j est to Iowa and settled in Daven-j
Davenport shortly after 2 o'clock yes-1 port. She lived in this city until j
terday afternoon ar.d with Charts ' about 11 years ago, then taking up
lierkel'. looked over property on whicA ner reB,Jf,nce wltn tne daughter in
It Is said they have secured options j Mollne, where she has since resided,
for the purpose of opening up a new Two daughters, Mrs. E. L. Cook and
high clans vaudeville house In Daven-'Mrs. Frank Jamison, both of Mcline.
port. are the only survivors. The funeral
o ! was held at 2 o'clock this afternoon
Sheriff Takes Convicts to Prison. f rom the home of the daughter In Mo
Sheriff Kt-khurdt left jfHterday with j line, with interment in Oakdale cenie
John and Almta Boyd, Charles Wil-,ttry in Davenport.
liarna and Fred Clifton, all of whoin :
are convicted and sentenced. Williams j A- T- prry Dead.
wl'l serve SO years for assault on John Marietta, Ohio, Oct. 19. Alfred T.
Carlln. Clifton will serve a life sen-j Perry, president of Marietta college,
"Sue was more than that," remarked
a villager. -She was the vinegar, the
Iepper and the mustard as well. She
was a perfect cruet stand of virtues."
Lay Conduits for Telephone. With
in the next week 150 men, at least, can
be assured employment by the Central
Union Telephone company, which is
ready to commence the program of
improvements which Is to insure for
Mollne before the first of next June
the model city telephone system in the
entire Illinois district of the company.
A. J. Beverlln, local manager of the
company, says that shipments of ma
terials for the underground conduits
which are to replace all poles in the
fire district of the city have already
arrived here and that as soon as a
crew of men can be gathered together
active operations will be commenced.
More Greeks to the Front. A spe
cial Southern Pacific train, made up
of five coaches and operating over the
Milwaukee road, passed through Moline
yesterday morning at 7:12, carrying
500 Greeks who are bound for New
or)i via rail and thence to Greece.
The train was made up alon gthe Pa
cific coast and picked up passengers
along the line as far as Omaha. After
that point was reached, only stops nec-
telegrama and letters of condolence!
were read from friends in many parts
of the country. Rev. Mr. Brodine and
family have the sympathy of a host of
Arthur Washburn and Mary Doeman
surprised their many friends by go
ing to Monmouth Wednesday last,
where they were united in marriage
by their former pastor. Rev. Mr. Ruth
erford. After a wedding trip to Chi
cago and other points, they will re
turn and make their home here.
Mr 8. Anna Bollman attended the
wedding of her brother. Will Fergu
son, and Miss Tate at Monmouth, 111.
Tuesday. Mr. Ferguson was a former
resident of Sunny Hill.
A large company of friends gath
ered Thursday at the home of Mr,
and Mrs. J. R. McMeekln, the occa
sion being their 32nd wedding an
niversary. A dining table and table
cloth were left as tokens of remem
brance of the day. Those from a
distance attending were Mr. and Mrs
Robert McMeekin, Mr. and Mrs. John
McMeekin and son of Moline. Mr,
and Mrs. Lawrence McDonald and
Mr. and Mrs. Frank McMeekin of
Mount Pleasant and Sunny Hill met
Thursday afternoon on tie Sunny HU1
diamond. A score of 17 to 11 result
ed in favor of Sunny Hill.
Street Through a Church.
One of the best known Instances of
churt-he with streets through them is
that of St John the Baptist's church
In Bristol. England. The church Is sit
uated right over the an'ient gateway
into the city on tlie Avon, and the tow
erin? spire, standing high above tV.o
neighboring houses and streets, is a re
markable sight as one surveys it from
the roadway below.
Miss Grace Benson tiom the vlcln
ity of Princeton, Iowa, has been vis
iting relatives here.
Vts M. L. Cook was in Rock Is
lard Sunday helping to celebrate her
son, Herbert's birthday anniversary.
Rev. P. H. Dahl of Chandlerville,
ill , the minister who succeeds Rev
essary for engine changes have been - v,nter as pastor of the German
made. The train tooted right through j Lutheran church, east of the village.
Moline without stopping. It was more
than seven hours behind its schedule.
Local Greeks were in force last night
to meet the train, for it was due at
midnight. Approximately 100, headed
by the local priest, waited at the sta-
has iroved to the parsonage there
Mrs. P. Black was out from Rock
island the fore part of the week
M r. and Mrs. Maniel Smith, Miss
E'jiiii Smith and Charles Oltman vis
ited Sunday at J. M. Benson's home
tlon. Some of that number planned to j beyond Princeton, Iowa.
ooara tne tram and take up the Home-1 ylTb. c. H. Lee visited Monday at
All the news all the time. The Argus.
r ;t tt w rr "
feV " WW pvl VK " 7' W 1 - 1
ward Journey. When they learned that
the train was so far behind schedule,
they abandoned their plans.
To Distribute $500 in Prizss. More
I than $500 w ill be distributed in cash
; prizes, according to present iudica-
tions, at the coming show of the Mis
sissippi Valley Poultry and Corn asso
ciation of Moline, to be held in Turner
hall, Dec. IS to 23. There will be sil
ver trophy cups and the place ribbons
are to be elaborate affairs, costing the
association some $40. Cash already
pledged for the corn prizes amounts
to $117; the sum pledged for poultry
awards is now $r;oo. Incubators, etc.,
will be special prizes.
Falls Down Elevator Shaft. Fay
Ridenour, lS-yearold son of Mr. and
Mrs. Elton A. Ridenur, 1544 Twenty-
home at Pleasant
Mis. Meeder of East Mollne visited
here a few days.
O. H. Cook has returned from his
visit in the north.
The plan of those in charge of the
cupper and measuring party to be
htlo at the M. E. church Wednesday
cso.i'r.g, Oct. 23, Is that those who
attend bring five cents for each foot
they are tall and one cent for each
of the extra inches.
A number of young people met at
th" home of Miss Verda Eicher Sat
urday evening and enjoyed the even
ing in a social way.
Mrs. C. J. Propst was quite badly
burned about the face a few days ago.
caused by the explosion of a can in
which the was making tea.
Mr anl NT re ,T r ITnu'l-ino nnA
sixth avenue, was painfully bruised famUy vislted Sunday at George Dir
yesterday morning at 10 o'clock while ,en's at Moline.
The Ladios' Aid society went to the
vicinity of Rapids City. Thursday to
epend the day with Mrs. Cox.
Carl Peterso and Miss Florence
at work in the shearing department of
the Moline Plow company. The young
man was at work on the first floor and
was just about to pull a heavily loaded
uun i ne- cii-vdiui, amen auouivT i oitman epent Sundav with
workman started the convfyance. The j Georgia Crest near Sheffield, 111
iisu i was Liia.L miiHiimir n mn tn nin i
the shaft and to the lower floor six
feet below, pulling the truck after him.
Those who witnessed the accident
rushed to Ridenour's aid, expecting to
see him in a serious condition from
hurts received. Ridenour escaped with
a sprained and cut right foot. He was
removed to the city hospital.
vances are constantly be
ing made in the manufacture
of electrical appliances and
devices for use in the home.
DROGRESS has been
so rapid during the past
few years that present achieve
ments seem almost incredible.
'TODAY the same elec-
tricity which furnishes
illumination provides innum
erable means of lightening labor and
making life more enjoyable.
ESPECIALLY in the home
are the benefits to be derived from
this benign agent appreciable. That
you may know and take advantage of
these benefits, there is maintained at
the largest and most complete stock in
the world of things exclusively electrical.
VOU are always welcome
there and whether a purchase is
made or not the most courteous treat
ment and careful attention will be accorded.
Corner Michigan and Jackson Boulevards
TV ft. D. McJuoklii Advrtlinz Agwncj. Cbieace
THE BELL CO'
S GRAVEYARD FOR
The trust has tried to bury ail inventions and improvements ar.d get a monopoly, but it has
been unable to buy or bury the Automatic Telephone.
The Telephone Trust will cot spend its money for up-to-date telephones, that give the peo
ple the best service. It makes the people pay a high price for the use of old-fashion telephones.
The trust thinks it can get just as much money out of the pcop'e with its OLD-FASHION
TELEPHONES as it can with up to-date service.
Vote "Yes" by marking an I XI on the ballot for the Automatic Telephone on Nov. 5, then
you will not be at the MERCY of the Trust with its OLD-STYLE EQUIPMENT as you are at
The Bell Telephone Co. will never give you good service or low rates.
Automatic Telephones give the best service in the world and at the lowest rates.
AUTOMATIC TELEPHONE CO.
Obituary Record. Mrs. John Eng
dahl. one of the pioneer residents of
this section of the state, died at her
home In Geneseo at 12 Wednesday
night. She had been unconscious for
10 days and had suffered two strokes
of paralysis within the last two years.
She was born In Sweden CS years ago
and came to this country while yet a
girl, settling in Jenr-BOo. where she had
ennt her entire life. She was well
known in this city, as she had spent
considerable time visiting her daugh
ter, Mrs. T. V. Shallene. Her husband
preceded her In death In 1S93. Surviv
ing are three daughters and two sons.
They are Mrs. Shallene of this city,
Mrs. Gunnar A. Johnson, Mrs. Frank
Peterson and Victor Engdahl of Gen
eseo and Alexander Enedahl of lies
Moines. The funeral will be held In
the Swedish Lutheran church of Gen
eseo, of which she had been a long
time member. Sunday afternoon, and
burial will be In a cemetery in that
Quick Relief for Rheumatism
George W. Kooue. Lawton. Mich..
lays: "Dr. Detchon't Relief for
Rheumatism has given my wife won
derful benefit for rheumatism. Shd
could not lift hand or foot; had to be
lifted for two months. She began the
use of the remedy and Improved rap
idly. On Monday she could net move
and on Wednesday she got up, dressed
herself and walked out for breakfast"
Sold by Otto Grotjan, 1501 Seroud ave
nue. Rock Island; Gust Schlegel
Son, 220 West Second street. Daven
Her Dearest Hopes Realized
Plattsburg, Miss. "Lydia E. Pink-
ham s Vegetable Compound has proved
and have a sweet, healthy baby, and our
home is happy.
" I was an invalid from nervous pros
tration, indigestion and female troubles.
FOR WORLD PEACE
nulir iT.ti.-arrn.-'i!! i t a p:iyM'!''
whit N lined 1i iiatl.iti w!io hinil
ovit thvir ii!. mcy wiili the denoniiua-:
tlmi rlpht mi top. Aiueri.-an fuslilun.
In Eng!:unl it wnn'nl ln considiTod an i
Icsult to givo a i liysician his fee un
wrapped. You can't l ;u;t itu Amerl- !
tun physician that wny, but newcom
ers credit li!m v::'i an ex-esn of. sou- '
Fihnty an 1 jjivc l;i:.i n g'ind many un
easy uionii-ntH w'Mnl-'riiiK if he hasn't
been underpaiil."- Ncv. York S;in.
NOSE STOPPED UP
Ely's Cream Balm Clears The
Head and Nose Instantly
Makes You Feel Fine.
No rriatter how miserable yon are
with catarrh nose stopped up, throiit
sore, dull pain in the head, dry cough,
fever, foul breath fcJy s Cream lialm
Mr. and Mrs. WU1 Harsha were
Moline business callers Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McClune o!
Tipton, Iowa, visited. Monday with
Mr. McClune's cousin. Mrs. Charles
A. Johnson. They made the trip here
and to other Illinois points by auto.
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Moore of Kes
wick. Iowa, were calling on friends
here lase week.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kerr returned
Sunday evening from Anity. Mo., af
ter a 10 days' visit with Mr. Kerr's
Miss Zola Buck returned home Mon
day, after a month's visit to various
Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Johnson
and son, Gerald, visited the past
wetrk at Keskick, Iowa,
Mr. Ptrcy V. Pennybackar,
In her home at Austin Texas. Mrs.
Percy V. Pennypacker. president of wi. K1vo you instant rei.oi
,. - . ., , It gets right at the root of the trouble,
the general federation of women s , clearfse9i hi.aIs and m.nKthc ns the raw
r 1 it no to nnrlf n a -nt tha rtstullct .f Ki.r ! . i . i .
very beneficial to me. for now I am well planl for forwanllnK tne wor,d-, eace dischargn so that you ere not constantly
movement. There are more than 9.000 blowing your nose and spitting. In a
clubs in the federation with a total ) ftw minutes after applied, you can just
membership of about a 'million. Mrs. ee,.iiwduinP il work of clearing the-
D, , . , . , ... ' head, the pain and soreness are re huved,
Pennypacker was elected president at . the becomes natural, and the
the biennial convention In San Fran-; ,tu(Ted tip feeling is gone. This cloans
cisco last Jun. ; ing, healing, antiseptic balm contuins no
mercury, cocaine or other harmful drug.
The Doctor's Fes. It isea-y to apply, pli-asarit to use. and
There came a letup In the rush of pt- never fai!3 to give quick relief, even in
tk-nts, and the doctor opened two small the worst cases. ...
envelopes lying on his desk. D 1 8uffer mlwiht of catarrh
"If all riht" ha said "I wasn't "or d",ft your friends with your haw k-
, t inK, "Pitting and foul breath. Ot a
sure. Without offending I coulda t fifty b,)ttle cf E1 Crearn Dalm
open the envelopes In the prewence of i f rom your druggist, and start treatment
the persons who gave them to tnn. at once. You will fir.d it wiil prove to
They contain the fees left by two be the bebt investment you ever made.
Englishmen who call d close on each !...... . , .
other's heels. English etiquette Is " - U, agent-(Advertlsement).
" I think I suffered every pain a woman
could before I began taking Lydia E.
I'inkham's Vegetable Compound, and I
think it saved this baby's life, as I lost
rr.y first one.
" My health ba3 been very good ever
since, and I praise your medicine to all :
my friends. "Mrs. Vebxa Wmccs, R. ;
F. D. No. 1, PlatUburg, Miss. j
The darkest days cf husband and wife
are when they come to look forward to j
a childless ar.d lonely old age.
Many a wife has found herself incana-
ble cf motherhood owing to some de-
Many from here attended the fjner- rangtmer.t of the feminine -.yU'.-m, often
al of Mrs. P. J. Erodine. held at the j arable by the proper r nrie'Jies.
Orion Lutheran church Tuesdav at 1 'a niany homes once childless there
1:30. Mrs. Brodine, who w2g 65 years j are now children because of the fact
cf age, passed away Saturday after! ftatLyd'aE-Pinkham'sVegeUbleCom-undergoicg
an operation at the Augus-j Pur-d n'akps wor'en noraial. bealU.y
taca hospital, Chicago. The great j If yoa want special adTlr- write in
concourse of people gathered to mcmrn' I-T''1 K. Pinkhain AleJicluc Co. (confl-,
her passing attested to the great es-' ential Lynn.Mjs Yonr letter will
. . . . ,r I m ofx-csd, rrad and answered by a
teem in whtch she was he.d. Manyl tfcU u fctrfct waaienvt.
MJP FEE ONLY ONE DOLUP f
1 INCLUDING MEDICINE
Befor yow pay blf rt to others Inve.MtlHte our rreat
success and low prices. For 17 yeara the bst and
j JL tnDoii unr ie xor meaicai treatment li only on
rJ' X& VT Har Including medicine. In Catarrli, Kiieumatlsm and
UTS l many Heart Stomach and Lunc Trouhle Alio Ner.
fcri ou Liebillty. Weaknas, I.onn of VIeor. all run din.
varicone veina. Kldr.ey, liiadder. Rlood and Hkln f!i-
ao at very loar rates. Call at ofl.co once. You can
return boms sama day.
and children should take our sr-rlnl
treatments for lur.. h-art, stomach.
rheumatic and : ervous diseases. 17 y-ars In 'lavMinnrl'
VftVV Iioura: If to 11. 2 to i. and Tue-Jay and Saturday cve-
" i nines. 7 to I, also Sunday morning from li) tall a. in.
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