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Vtiy Not Build That New Home in
permitting the checker match"hat It 'would otherwise have been.
The Valley Clarion 1 1 to go on to a conculsion.
Miss Somers expresses her intention of j
repeating the affair in the near future, i
THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY. DECEMBER 7, 1912.
3 CHORDS AND DISCORDS 1 83
by j. M. c. i There was a wrestling con-
Hen Pinckley, who fell adjlest at te town hall Wednes
bruised his head severly the ! ja- evening. We did not a3cer
other night while returning j taia identities of the prin
hyme late, says one of the cry-; cipal3. the management an-
ir. r needs of the Vallev is wider Kr.e t;KJ t'on b?y sure to be apprehended
- - O f I U J UilViU V. J MWJri v.
There is but little doubt that the
same -gang of robbers have been in
terested in all of these robberies, and
if they continue their work in this sec-
streets in the business section.
cr.p block on Ivy avenue arei
vcat. The Valley cornet band !
holds its rehearsals in the one
house that remains tenated, it
being the home of Professor
Drngle, the accomplished leader
cf our deservedly popular musi
j belonged to socially prominent
! families in a city down the state.!
Amos DuBcan, our detective, I
who was in the audience, re-;
marked he had seen bcth chap3
before, leaving the inference
that they had records in other
directions than wrestling. One
cf our local sports wagered $10
i booneror later.
Our merchants are complain
ing 'of poor business, due to the
r.-.nddy highways. We've either
Kot to have better road3 or
7v -ike arrangements to post
pone the inclement brand of
vcather during the holiday sea
son, if our store folks are to
l.ave their due.
An interesting checker match
in progress at the fire station
Friday night was almost broken
up by a report that a home on
the outfckirts of the village was
endangered by flames. Chief
MORE WORK FOR MARSHAL. j
(From Official Proceedings of Milan j
Town Board.) j
Harry Fisher tendered his resignation 1
as custodian of the engine at the hose
house, on account of its interferering
with his regular employment.
On motion of Erandenburg, seconded
by Criaweli, Mr. Fischer's resignation
was accepted and arrangements made
for the marshal to attend to the riuripa
on the outcome, but during the , for the time being,
excitement he became separat-j
(St. Edward. Xeb.. Sun.)
A a thu vf'flrs rnll fhpmcolvpc intr TP.
, ords of the past, bringing with them
The bean Supper announced anniversaries of the happy event which
tnis joyous occasion celebrates, may
each anniversary strengthen the joys
ed from the stakeholder, and as
for last Thursday evening under
vne auspices 01 me i.aaies Al that exis'ed, the peace and good win;
Society, on account of an un-jf happy bridegroom and bride, and j
foreseen accident, was post- .TV 7k- ,
. . ' e the home on the hillside this November
I'Oned indefinitely. The beans night, where pure and sacred love
wtre prepared by Mrs. Pansy i reigned bright and undimmed as the
TWimU thn o o vl- Ikoly "Et of the twinkling stars and:
cr of thi3 vegetable, there is
no one more proficent in this
part of the state. She had suc
cessfully performed her task
and was on the way to the
glistening moonlight, which shone down
so benignant upon the merry scene si
lent testimonies of that highest, holiest
Love which envelopes all.
Ben DiUey dispatched one of the' church hal1 with the bcans- be
tnectators of the -wuPr rram inS assisted by her husband in
to the scene posthaste, and eicarryinS them
fornd, as suspected, that it was'boiler' when
p. false alarm, thereby sparing! missed his foting at the cor
II a bovs a u fTnrt onwr of Plum street. We will
leave to tne fertile imaginations
of our readers what happened.
Vapor Treatment for
Colds and Coughs
FOR THE AUTOMATIC
The business men of Rock Island
will be benefited in three ways and
m tne family . -
n v. t t i automatic teiepnone company is giv
Brother Doolittle en permission to build its clant.
First. There will be at least $200,
000 spent in wages among the work
ing men and this large sum will soon
reach the merchants and professional
Second. Rock Island will save at
least $50,000 a year in lower telephone
rentals. A large portion of the money
Percy Meadows, who was the
genial dispenser of soda water, you pay In telephone rentals leaves
at Griggsby's pharmacy during tyourt ftt' -d f 08 t!epl?H?
trust in the east. Why not keep this
the Slimmer Season, may be large sum at home by patronizing the
found at the ribbon counter at Automatic Telephone company
!the Globe department store
during the holiday season. His
plans for the new year are as
The IIYOMKI vapor treatment is I
rialiv recommcndi-d In stubborn)
cusi'B tit chronic catarrh of long stand- J
FROM OUR EXCHANGES.
ii:g. but r'nimbcr that the inhaler
:l,oukl bo used daily ax usumI. amo i k Ki;iiH(it.
Tins treatiu.i.t only ta'k.'s a few (Stark County News.)
I' inuirp titne li foic going to bed. Guy Newton. aftr a siepe 'if corn
Pour a i-a:it t. r.spcoiil ul (if Booth's husking, is back in the school room.
IIYOMKI Inio kitchen bowl of boj'.i-.jg Miss Hvn -xpi'Ct8 to r.troll sev ral oth
vatr, covtT lu ad and bowl with I i r former pupils in M. cowrse cf a
towel and breathe for several in!n-!veek or so.
i.'cs the vapor that arises. j Two Cambridge misses. AUyce and
You will be fiirpriwcl at the results I.eoua Pepyy. arrived on Yi Tuesday 33
ef this treatment; it makes the head j be jiiieftg of our townsi.eoj.Ir, N'r. I-"-
'n:.ed to break
the head over
V e tin and clear.
This method is also
t.t the worst culd in
A buttle of Poothb HYOMKI
l.eillue It lli;;llo-me) o;:s
at The Thoiuas brug Co. and
cist everywhere. Complete outlil
which includes the little pocket iJ
haler ?1 i0.
No F'omach dosing; J:st breathe;
It N gnat anteed to end cutarrh and
a I di ' s of the broathir.g organs.
I'ocMiV HYOMKI (pronounced Iligb
cine) is Australian K'ic ilyptus com
I., lied Ml!i I.isterian Antiseptics tli.it
Hi stf y cuts-nit got m end Roothe and
l:ul the sore tiienihrjne ( Advertise-
roy Cmi'iinsham, who will accompany
li- r couv'ns on their re'uru home thn
The M. P.'s cok(( Ived the brilliant '
idea of Joining their forces at the thriv
points to cell br::te t-.tr Hi-.iei ni"r's n.i-
druR-ital day. and they- vi!l not devia'e from j
fli t i rue.Vinn orift -u ' r 11 c i t -n il i n .r '
Christmas eve in program presentation.
The box sociable at the Ccl ?an sclioul
house last Wednesday evcifne result-:
ed as prosperously as could ! expect-!
ed under the cireumsti'.ni s encounter-!
Third. Rock Island will secure
from the Automatic Telephone com
pany a far better telephone service
than it has ever known before.
Wherever Automatic Telephones axe
tin use all other telephone companies
re practically driven out of business
l'his has been proven beyond a doubt
n many cities throughout the coun
ty. Under the terms of the franchise of
j ie Automatic Telephone company can
jiake no charge whatever for tele
: ;ilione service until it has more than
I 12,000 telephones in operation. This
s a greater number of telephones than
ire now in use in the tri-cities. When
; .he Automatic company has 12,000
telephones in operation in the tri-cities
living better service for less money
i ;Dere will be but one telephone in the
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2. " AOD.
That new addition just platted up on that charming spot we have all admired for so many years, on the north side of
Fourteenth avenue, between Thirty-second and Thirty-fourth streets.
Visit This New Addition Tomorrow
When you are out for that after-dinner walk, or take an Elm street car directly to it. If the weather is
town, it will be FINE up there, where the air is always fresh Cool in Summer, Mild in Winter.
Visit thi3 beautiful spot tomorrow afternoon and learn why.
A representative of the owner will be there between 2 and 4 o'clock.
C. S. IMcDaniel, Agent
At Office Saturday Nights.
502 Safety Bldg.
Ask for Plans of Our 500 Modern Homes.
:ri-cities and that will be the Auto
Nobody will use, let alone pay for
the old Ktyle telephone. (Advertiso-ent
Putting In a Sting.
Maud Jack is telling around that
you are worth your weight in gold.
Kihel The foolish boy. Who is ha
telling it to? Maud His creditors.
d. As marly the entire heiiy of stu
dent -s are relatives of the late Peter
ani .John Coijran. wh' so funeral occur-
; lid on -l-.it day and Thursday, respect
lively, the attendance fell far short of
Kow He Escaped.
"What do you thin!-. A felto-w stole
a drum from tln oivheslm yesterday."
'Tid he jret off?"
"Yes, saw a eoj cotninp and beat it"
u nai in-
This Handsome Art
A Good S
at a r
I .-) 9
This is a gift for Christ
mas at a saving of nearly
half on its actual value
A gift that is used and enjoyed
bv every one of the family
Your Choice of Either
Gas or Electric
Built of solid brass, satin finish. Shade
fitted with Amber Opalescent Art
glass. Lamp is 22 in. high, shade
16 inches square.
Gas or Electric Each lamp com
plete with fixtures; tubing and burn,
er with gas lamps; plug, cord and
socket with electric lamp.?.
An to Delirery
to any point
rotice is hereby given that on:
Tuesday, the 10th day of December,
lf-12, in the city of Rock Island, in the j
county of Iiock Island and state of Ii-I
l'Lois, an election will be held for the
purpose of eubmitting to a vote to j
tnt electors of said city, an ordinance
entitled "An ordinance granting per
mission to the Tri-City Automatic!
Home Telephone company, its success
ors, lessees or assigns, to construct,
maintain and operate a telephone ex
change and other electric signals, and
time clocks in the city of Rock Is
land, 111., and for that purpose to
i build conduits, erect poles, place
cables, wires and fixtures therein and
tl ereon and connect the necessary ap
pliances and apparatus therewith and
maintain the same through, under,
ever and along the streets, avenues, al
leys and other public places in said
city," and also at said election another
! ordinance entitled "An ordinance cre-
la'ing the office of superintendent of
iv.aterworks and filtration."
The polling places for this election
' v ill be as follows:
i First precinct or district 413
Second precinct or district 702
1 Scond avenue.
Third precinct or district 919 Sixth
i Fourth precinct or district 924
j Ninth street.
Fifth precinct or district County
i jail building.
Sixth precinct or district 1434 Sev
i c-t'th avenue.
1 Seventh precinct or district 1101
Eighth precinct or district 1912
1 Lird avenue.
! Ninth precinct or district Trinity
: parish house. Nineteenth street and
, Sixth avenue.
Tenth precinct or district Twenty-
second street hose house.
: Eleventh precinct or district
i George L. Schmid's store, 821-823
j Twelfth precinct or district
'Twenty-sixth street hose house,
j Thirteenth precinct or district
! Rear 2700 Seventh avenue.
Fourteenth precinct or district
j 2032 Fifth avenue.
I Fifteenth precicnt or district Pet
l trt-on's carpenter shop, rear 4425
! Sixth avenue.
, sixteenth precinct or district Gan
'ten's paint shop. Fourteenth avenue,
i letween Thirty-eighth and Thirty-
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
(From the Argus Files of 1887.)
Dec. 2. Bridge Keeper Sweeney's
tools at the Rock river bridge amount
ed to $532.20 in November.
In addition to putting a new ele
vator, and making other modern and
substantial improvements about, the
Harper house, the manager has an ar
tist at work upon the walls and ceil
ings of the reception room and lad
ies' parlor of late. The Harper
stands high with the traveling pubJc
and it deserves to.
Dec. 3. Each through car to and
from Moline on the Moline-Rock Isl
and street railway leaves now an hour
earlier, 9 instead of 10 p. ru. The new
arrangement goes into effect tcmight.
Dec. 5. Mr. Wyrick's bus will
leave the Commercial house this even
ing at 8 o'clock and make regular
hourly trips until 11 o'clock each
evening until the river closes, and
then will commence day trips as well.
A daughter of Rev. W. S. Marquis
has been very ill of typhoid fever, but,
iH better now.
Dec. 6. The Temple Quartet com
pany of Boston, breakfasted at the.
Rock Island house this morning, en
route te Sterling.
Two men got into a dispute on the
rear platform of the Moline and Rock
Island horse cars near the railroad
crossing last evening, as to who
of this pleasant weather, the work. wiU
be mushed in a tihort time.
should pay the fare, and the result
was that one of them was thrown off
and given a skinned nose.
Dec. 7. Mr. Wyrick's Rock Island
and Davenport hack line is no more.
The bus was stppped by the gaurds
on its first trip and the driver given
to understand that he must get a per
mit from the proper authorities before
U'f; trips were continued. Yesterday
Mr. Wyrick was informed that he
must, obtain a permit from the secre
tary of war. He accordingly with
drew his conveyance. It has been
intimated that the frry and the ('. R.
I. & P. railroad had a finger in stop
ping the bus.
Dec. 8. Night Clerk McIIugh of i
the Harper house is at the present
time-running a litt.'.e side issue, which,
while somewhat new and novel to
h i ni iu ttf'imr rnnr1nr'tfri tin Inas mm. !
cesfully. He is disposing of a horse
for a friend, and if all of "Mac's"
friends take a ticket with him, he will
have no difficulty making a big thing
for his friend.
Captain C. W. Durham and Captain
David Tipton have gone to Hot
The towers on St. Mary's church
on Fourth avenue and Twenty-second
street, are being extended, made high
er and finished off in the style orig
inally intended. With a continuatlov
iiloomington, 111. There is one
p.istotlice tu Illinois, that at Tilton, fur
which there is not a single applicant.
The incumbent is John McVey, a demo
crat, wno was appointed iu 1&82.
The Proof Is in Rock Island, Almost at
Your Door. .
The public statement of a Rock Is
land citizen is in itself strong proof
for Rock Island people, but confirma
tion strengthens the evidence.
Here is a Rock Island citizen who
j testified years ago that Doan's Kidney
; Pills relieved weak kidneys and now
states the result was permanent. Can
any sufferer from kidney ills ask bet
ter proof? You can investigate. The
case is right at home. '
Mrs. Mary Frucher, 214 Thirteenth
street, Rock Island, 111. says: "I am
glad to confirm the testimonial I gave
in 1910 recommending Doan's Kidney
Pills. They are a safe and reliable
remedy for anyone to use. I had tflzzy
and nervous spells and my back and
tiiad ached. At night I was languid
and In the morning I felt miserable.
After stooping I could hardly straight
en. I Kept getting worse until I be
gan using Doan's Kidney Pills. They
mado me feel better right away ami
I continued taking them until I was
Fcv sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-jilbura company, Buf
falo, New York, fcoie agents for the
Remember the name Doan's and
take no other.
i Seventeenth precinct or district
i 1J34 Thirtieth street. .
Which election will be opened at 7
o'clock in the morning aid continue
cjen until a o'clock in the evening of
i that date.
' Dated at Roc Island, 111., this 19th
upplied up to the
last minute. A
good selection of de
Odds and Ends at
L. E. WEST 611 COMPANY
1510-12 Second Ave. Phone W. 205
day of November, 1S12.
M. T. RUDGREN, City Clerk.
All the nes all the time. The Argus,