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THE ROCK ISIJVND ARGUS. SATURDAY, XOVEIBER 9 1912.
E3 CHORDS AND DISCORDS 1 3
The Valley Clarion
BY J. M. C.
GOOD MAN LOSES.
Our faithful congressman,
Mr. Jenkins, went down to de
feat at the polls last Tuesday.
We were prepared for the
news. So was he, though he
did not realize until the closing! in my district and their famines
of jewelry, and that day wore
her new earrings. The camera
man made a note under the
picture stating that Mrs. Jen
kins was wearing for the first
time her $20,000 diamond ear
rings and that they were the
envy of all the -women of the
congressional family. That lost
me the votes of all the jewelers
days of the campaign that the
t'de had turned against him.
"Yes, I have lost," said the
congressman, "and I am not
blaming anybody in particular.
The people usually get what;
they want and they manifestly
and possibly a few folks who
refuse to give an honest man
credit for appreciating his wife
to the extent of buying her a
"So you are not of the opin
ion that your standing with
the old guard on the tariff and
other measures affected your
prestige among the people of
reached the conclusion by a
large majority that they favor
ed my opponent."
"To what do you attribute vour district?"
your defeat?" we ventured. j "That' tbe veriest rot. I've
"That's not an easy question I been in congress 18 years and
to answer before I have fuUvi1 don t ksow anv more about
the intricacies of the tariff
schedules now than I did my
enread about me. one of which i6"1 term- How could the av
was in effect I was paying , cra8"e man be expected to
$7,000 a year house rent in'know?"
Washington. Another was that' "Do vou Plan to continue
my wife didn't wear the sameiyour residence among us after
kind of clothes at home as she?00 retire. congressman?"
did at the capital." I " am growing too old to re-
"Don't you believe there' tnter the political arena and it
must have been
causes? ' irv "me nereaDoui alter my
"Possibly. The last batch of; ttrm expires. You see, my
seed I sent out faed to growjvife has become interested in
in some sections. Then, youIErt and she spends much time
recall the accident to the Cher-!&broad- 1 suppose she will ex.
ry county man who was a men-Vect me to accompany her
bcr of a delegation that camel',vhen 1 lav aside my official
to the capital to push the Apple' duties "
river harbor appropriation. He!
fel) from a street car at night'
ar.d broke a leg and a bottle of j
rt:d liouor. He we:. mpV hnmn
rd tcld his family and friends1 Bm. ?e "e 8tlU WeariD' was
he was my guest and that I was ia V181tr Tuesdav- Th
showing him th Htv v, v manv vears 8ice they
i iret with the mun i Pted, he recognized the suit
....... ... . ! Mr. Bear is nnw pnmTn hthh-
tcrs at his commodious home
on Aiken street. A few days
ago he wandered to the park
for an inspection and was sur
prised to meet one of his ducks
trailed by seven youngsters.
They had the grounds entirely
to themselves. The colonel
learned that the mother was on
duty in an out of the way nook
when he was assembling the
feathery family for transfer
and refused to be disturbed by
tempting calls. Colonel .Gaet
j?r reported the discovery of
the belated flock, and his good
wife ordered that they be given
a selected position on the roll
call at winter headquarters.
Colonel Gaetjer's friends are
speculating whether his next
stag win be a duck dinner. We
would not be surprised if we
AUNT JANE SAYS:
"Oh. well, I don't care. I
didn't make any fool bet. That's
where we women are ahead of
the men. We're too cautious
to bet unless it's a sure thing."
ly I admire and confess the charm,
stability, and honor of the ideal Amer
ican husband I would prefer to know
by what other lawful means an en
ti ely Independent woman can at least
be eligible to vote on the school board,
and ultimately, I hope, on further is
sues. MARY LINDSAY-OLIVER.
An unmarried alien woman may be
come naturalized by the same meth
ods employed to naturalize an alien
man. After five years' residence she
applies to the clerk of a feueTal court
or any state court of record, and
ciakes a declaration of intention. Not
If sa than two or more than seven
years after that date she must apply
for final papers.
SILVIS WOMAN IS
100 YEARS OF AGE
Mrs. Hannah Bellinger Passes
Century Mark in Posses
sion of Faculties.
FAMILY REUNION IS HELD
Descendants Down to Great Great
Grandchildren Present Native
of New York.
"Mind what I say
vanta keep away from that fel
low. He don't mean any harm,
dee 'is likely I may spend little of;but he'8 the 80rt that would: children are spending the day w
in-law or kiU his wife, under
the impression that he was do
ing them a favor."
"No one believes he was de
liberately dishonest, but some
times a well-meaning fool can
do more mischief than a thief."
"No, you don't understand in
OLD FP.IEND VISITS.
J. Eear. formerlv countv
scat merchant, one of whose !tbe least; but tnen, I'd prob
ably resent it if you did."
parted materially from the
facts. At any rate that story
lost me the prohibition support
md the votes of a number of
church hypocrites, who pur
chase Pcruna by the case."
"True, congresman, but
don't you believe your position
on legislation had something to
do with the outcome?''
"Then the blamed photog
raphers did me considerable
hf-rm. My wife attended a lit
tle affair one
"Sometimes a man needs
friend more than he needs
wife, and if a woman can only
Mrs. Hannah Bellinger of Silris is
today celebrated the one hundredth
anniversary of her birth. Sie Is a re
markable woman, still in the posses
sion of all her faculties and deeply
loved by a large circle of relatives
You acd friends. She makes tier home
with her daughter. Mrs. Fannie
Frocks of Sllvis, and her children,
grand children and great great grand-
Mrs. Bellinger was born in New
York City in 1812, going from New
York to Niagara in 1852 by" horse team.
In 1894 she came to Chicago by way
of the Erie canal, coming to Geneseo
later. She made her home there un
til eight years ago, moving to Mollne
and later to Silvia, having made Sil
t her home for the past four years.
WIDOW 21 YEARS.
Her husband died 21 years ago and
four of her six children born have
p.-iBsed away, the two living children j
being Mrs. Fannie Brooks of Sllvis, :
and Mrs. William Echert of Annawan. !
Mrs. Bellinger each day helps in i
the household work and weekly does j
ali the family mending. She Is bless-!
eil with second eye eight and many a
younger person might well envy her
her skill with the needle.
DUCK DUCKS CHRIS.
While on a trip to Rock Is
land we learned of a pretty
little incident illustrative of the
wisdom of the duck. C. Gaet
jer, one of our out-of-town
subscribers who pays prompt
ly and saves us dunning efforts
i r.nd stamris. is now snnnrin.
afternoon andkendent of Dark in tr,
was snapped with a bunch of Two J .vl
park fowl to their winter quar-
of public works in the county !nnderstand that bein& a man'3
' uu u ci Jig ms ineua are
cne and the same job, he at
least stands a fair chance of
capital and a popular and effi
fice women. My wife is fond
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
'Krom Th. Argus Flies of 1887.)
Nov. 3. - Among the government
rrnjrty on the Uland is a horse, an
Ci lluary looking animal, which, how
f er, has gone through one of (he
tiirst terrible and nieinorable battles
ir American hiatory. The equine is j j,
m txui. uiip vi ine lew existing relics
- of the terrible Custer massacre. The
fc'de Is battle scarred, while the hind
l'-M are b ruined and ill shapen as a
reiult of the experience Still, the
Brush Klectrlc Light company for!
lighting the city for the next three I
ars. was signed by his excellency, '
iu mayor, yesterday.
Lat night, shortly after the firry
uu reurea ror tne night, a stranger
imped off the dock on the DavenDort
Bliie. with the deliberate indention of
drowning himself. A citizen was on
the dock at the time, and immediate
ly seized the man and pulled him out.
The stranger politely thanked his res-
JinifllS la iri.niea1K' u-A11 -.-.
nd .srsble'of doing good se v ce It j ' ""h- WU tHP
lately shipped to Hock Island ar-l "Dd m'ked off
serai from Ft. Leavenworth for nres- i Tne gan,e at ,n Rock Island park
ervatlon. Colonel Baylor uses it for ! t8,frda)r between the Rock Island
n of his carriare horses. 1 and Ml'ns Browns fairly set-
The Augustana reformation festival I ,le1 J01""'" 'he question as to the
is In progress at the college this af-. supr'ority of tn ' team over
. moon. Moline contingent. It fixed the
! vndinputed fact that Mollne can do
Nov 4. The apparent increase and f'n' 'nlnK but she can't play base
spread of diphtheria has caused no lit- j Moline was completely van
tie anxiety In Rock Island and every ! cu,8h notwithstanding the fact that
l ew rase and the condition of the pa- con,rar' to mutual agreement, the
tient is watched ith untiring inter-' "rown8 Imported a catcher. Twine
fM According to the city clerk's ' hm ,h backstop, who a por
records. 99 cases of contagion have j "rn of ,a8t on supported Cunning
leen reported since Jan. 1 of the'ham ,n ,he Illinois league.
I recent year, and of this 84 are put",.h' Rock 111lrs were composed of
flon as diphtheria. ur: nrown, pitcher;
Pome friend went into the barn
on W T. Wyne's farm on Rock river
the other algh and with a pocket
"I think a man often won
ders in his most secret heart
why he is such an utter brute
to his wife; but he keeps right
on being a brute."
"He looked like a dreamy
eyed poet, but I found out af
terwards that he was a ship
"It's getting co nowadays
that a novelist can't get along
v ithout a giggling stenographer
tucked into the scenery some-vheres."
GROOM WITH TWO SI ITS.
(Maquoketa, Iowa, Sentinel.)
TRI-CITY GREEKS TO
GO ON WITH CHURCH
Despite the fact that 700 of their
numbers have been ca::ed back to the
mother country to Join the army in j
the war against Turkey, the Greeks!
of the three cities are going ahead '
ith their plans for a tri-clty church j
to be erected in Moline. Application '
has been made for a permit to build, j
but a temporary delay was caused by :
the refusal of the authorities to grant!
it till certain plans to insure against
fre danger have been taken. Orig-.
i. icily it was planned to expend $20,-1
000 on the structure but the call to ,
arms Interfered with the raising of
the fund and but 87,000 has been collected.
Reception for Rev. Mr. Saunders.
Quite a unique reception was tender
ed Rev. V. H. Saunders by the mem-1
bers and friends of Wayman chapel, j
A. M. E. church, last evening, in ap- j
preciation of his earnest labor and re- j
turn as pastor for another conference j
yc ar. It will be remembered how the j
church struggled last fall to save their j
The bride Is a charming and amin, church Dronertv and succeeded in re-
ble young woman with a large circle ducing the debt from J1.572 to $1,160.
of admiring friends, and wore an ele-11 was decided In a business meeting
pant wedding gown of white chiffon ' to arrange a thanksgiving rally and
ever white brocaded satin, irtaimed in three days' bazar to raise the entire
baby Irish lace draped waist and pan- j indebtedness, and repair the church,
ier skirt and white silk gloves. The! which is so much needed. Two hun
groom is a popular and genial young ored dollars has been pledged if the
man of excellent habits and hih am. I
j t'tions, and wore a full dress black i the church Is calling upon all creeds
btoaaciotft suit. The bridesmaid wore and those of no creed to assist In this
a neat gown of soft light yellow laffe-jmost worthy cause. All solicitors'
ta silk, trimmed in snk embroidered ; books and papers will bear the pas
nei. and wore a silver bead band on I lftr', name
rer hair and carried a shower bouquet
of white roses The groomsman wore
a suit of dark blue serge. The going
away suit of the bride was a black
end white diagonal striped cheviot
with a waist of black and white strip
ed messaline, trimmed In green silk.
Large black velvet hat trimmed in
tTack French plumes and gloves to
natch. The groom's traveling suit
was a nobby brown English cloth pat-tt-rn.
fctMfe demoralized a new buggy. It
s a piece of unprovoked vandalism.
Nov. 11. The contract between the
city and the Rock Island County
!i..lmes, shortstop: KisDen. first ha
j Srherer. second base: Brough, third
liaise; Olsen. left field; Baker, center
feld: Welsler, right field; all home
The score is attached:
Rock Island 5 2 2 2 4 6 6 1
Moline 3 0 0 1 I 1 i- 7
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ord Tor it try It yourself on an ab
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tion naturally arose in my mind,
"Where do I. as an alien woman,
stand In relation to this party, and
by should I Join It or any other
Irty ? Being a Scotchwoman, domi
ciled about seven years in this coun
try, and la heart and sympathy as
much a "progressive American" as I
know how. I yet realize that I cannot
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Any questions I have asked so far
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311 Cotton Felt Mattress
This is a real all cotton felt mattress, made up in
layers as shown in cut, has a heavy art tiding, very
soft and comfortable. It's the biggest value we
have ever offered in a felt mattress.
It Will Cut
Coal Bill in
The Riverside Hot Blast is
the greatest fuel saver
that modern stove inven
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burn any kind of fuel,
hard, coke, soft coal, wood
or slack. From the cheap
est slack as much heat can
be produced in this stove
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Round Top Extension
This table is all soud oak, high
ly finished, has heavy colonial
scroll foot, and massive pedes
tal, extends to six feet, same as
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massive two-inch posts, heavy
fillers, is worttr m mm
$15, now only 3043
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for our 6t
Unifold" Bed Davenport t?1 75
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THIS SHOWS THE BED OPEN.
C 11 e Dim si on on k SaQzimiainim)
Corner 16th St. and 2d Ave., Rock Island
At High School
condition at a local hotel. William himself.
Meyers shot Kingman and then killed witness
Mrs. Meyers was held as a
A custom which is In vogue at all
large schools. Is adopted at the local
high school. A piano has been in
stalled in the gymnasium, and is be
ing used to help the pupils keep time
In their exercises. The piano is an old
one which was used at the school a
number of years ago, and has been
lying useless since that time, and al-;
though the tones are not those of
silvery bells, nor the keys of the pur
est white, the instrument answers the
purpose for which It is used.
Strickland W. Gillilan. the noted
poet and humorist, is to talk at the lo
cal high school Nov. 15. This will be
the second of the six lectures which
are to be given at the high school
this year. It is the first of the five
Redway Lyceum course lectures. Mr.
GU'.ilan is the writer of the funny and
also famous, "Off again, On again.
Gone again, Finnigan," and -he baa
written a number of stories. He is
not only a newspaper, magazine, and
platform humorist, but also a poet
and philosopher. The topics of Mr,
Gillilan's talks are like the following,
"Sunshine and Awkwardness," and "A
Sample Case of Humor." The topic
of his lecture here Is not as yet
known, but a good time is assured.
Minneapolis Jealousy Is said to
have caused the shooting of Charles
1W. Klugman. proprietor of a local con-1
fectionery store, who U in a serious I
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you can earn ,but do not, as it is the money you mis-spend,
that keeps your "nose on the grindstone."
Anyone with $100 or more can join the ranks of ourfcj
investors and obtain 6 interest on his money.
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