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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY. DECEMBER 7, 1912.
port Is now $CC4. based on 43,00 pop-j Sunday and Monday with relativesi
ulation of the last census. The former . near Geneseo. i
per capita figure was $C02, based on de- Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bryant were,
posits in the spring of l&U. in prt Byron "Wednesday. j
o Ai the home of Mrs. Clyde Wake
Shock of Husband's Death Fatal to
Wife. Mrs. Augu.-ra Harris, wife of The work of tearing down the old build-
Satnuf;! Harris, who is all'-red to have piRs near Third and Ripley streets to 01 uina. ana .sirs, reicn 01 vmienuwu.
make room for the new garage which , The ccrecony was pertormea d ne.
will he erected by C. A. Ficke and the i Mr Ueer or J :; .
present were: Miss Katherlne White,
Miss Bernice Hull, Miss Elma Smith,
Miss Marie Milstead, Miss Ethyl Gul
denzopf and Miss Enulena Cressy.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank WUlhite of Van
druff's Island are the parents, of aa
eight pound baby boy.
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Walters of
Rock Island are the parents of a baby
girl. Mrs. Walters was formerly Miss
Bessie Mosher of Milan.
Mrs. Emily Nelson returned on
Wednesday from a visit of several
days In Cambridge, 111.
C. H. Dibbern & Son are having
a concrete curbing -built around their
The K. of P. hall is being wired
for electric lights.
J. H. Gilmore of Milan itfill at his
aullrflno. Rri fr N Garaoe I Wednesdav at noon took place the "luroance on wr; rinea.xvepifi-,nome on Grant .street.
marriage 01 -Marion waiKer, luruieuj uucuoco m uiirmnuu ui cin
ccmnil'tpd suiiide Saturday and whose
body was foiind Wednesday evening at
1207 Tremont avenue, died at Indian
Xeumau Machine company, was start- j Earnest Peters has completed the
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Laflin of
bluff cars in the evening for accom-! Rock Island spent Thursday at the
modation of workingmen led to .the ar- home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Laflin,
rest of Reuben Gustafson and Dean ' south of Milan.
Goben Thursday evening on charges ; Miss Daisy Hanson visited Saturday
t avenue uiimi ai inaiau lil,l1 v n i n vod " , -... - . , . . t -
shortlv after hearing of ed vesterdav. The new building will be . new barn he erected to shelter his of disorderly conduct. A fine of $1 win her cousin in Moline.
her husband's; self-itiiMcted death. Mr3.
Harris, who had Iwn ill in the latter
-it y for several months, when told of
her husband's suicide, was visibly af
fected, and 1'. is said that the shock of
the news, combined with her weakened
condition, brought her life to aa end
neveral hours lat'T.
Burned by Hot Oil. J. L. Spier was ! sent to each of the score of motion
rainfr.lly but not s.rlously lnjurpd picture houses in the city. The police
Thursday wnen an oi! burner, which he
was engaged in repairing at the French
Ar Heclit foundry, exploded, throwing
erected t a cost nf annroiimatelv 110.- ' machinery.
OoO. and will be one of the most mod-' Henry Brandt of Dubuque. Iowa,
ern garage buildings in Davenport. i spent a ,'tw days here.
0 The Fidelir class met ta the home
Ban on Suggestive Pictures. Notifl-' of Edna Mamma Saturday afternoon,
cation of the ruling of Mavor Mueller There were 12 present and the time
in forbidding any exhibition of the pict- hva- tpfr.t in sewing, in preparation
tires of Jack Johnson's marriage to ; for the bazar that will be held in the
Lucille Cameron in Chicago has been n,'ir ft"
;iri.uei s- :i.aier was iu umruinui
the blazing fluid over his face and the
tipp'T part of his body.
Jumped Prom Second Story of Burn
ing Haute. I'pon hearing the cry of
fire and sr ntinsr the odor of burning
wood, J. P. White. l3 years old. a
roomer at the house at 101" Brady
ttrert. forgot his rheumatic pains for
which he had been taking treatment
at a chiropractic institution, and tear
ing the wind'iw sash from its place,
leaped from the second story window
of the building to the ground 20 feet
below. That he escaped without fatal
injuries or broken bones is regarded as
miraculous In view of his advanced
are also instructed to notify the chief
of any pictures that are being shown
in the city that are colored with sug
geptiveness. as this phase of the mo'ioii
Wedresday n see his wife, who is
;.t St. Luke's hosp al, where she un
d rwent a serious operation and which
has left her in a vcrv critical condition
Sheldon Walker loaded his car and
picture industrv is included as under' ',-., j n,ith
' , , I started ednesday morning for soutn-
the ban In Iowa
Obituary Record. Mrs. Ora B. Drake,
aged 4, years, the wife of J. A. Drake,
929 Iowa street, died Thursday at the
Davenport hospital following an opera
tion. Deceased was born in Pike coun
ty, ludlana. March f, 1SG7. moving sev
eral years later to Prince'on, Ind.,
where she was married several years
em New Mexico, where he will locate
with his family in search of health
fot their children. Mrs. Walker and
children will follow in a short time,
j John Yolton was a Port Byron call
er Wednesday morning.
.Vr. and Mrs. Charles Harkler. who
(! married at the home of the
bride's father. William Mumma, at
; Bethlehem. Iowa, Thanksgiving day-
after her arrival. In 19H1 Ehe remov-; ;,.K(.d wiln jir. an(i Mr8. William
and costs 14 in all was imposed; Mrs. Frank Seefeldt visited Satur-
arainst each lad. Charges were pre- j day at the home of Mrs. T. Seefeldt
ferred by the Tn City Railway com- of Davenport,
pny. bimilar disturbances have oc
curred repeatedly for months past.
Treasurer of Lodge 40 Years. In
December, 1S72, J. S. Gillmore was
elected treasurer of Doric lodge, No.
319. A. F. & A. M, and he has served
continuously since. For the 40th con
secutive year . Mr. Gillmore has been
returned to the office which he has
filled so acceptably and faithfully
since the early days in the lodge's his
tcry. Moline Masons for two genera
tions have voted to entrust the fi
nances of the order into Mr. Gillmore's
keeping and it is doubtful whether
there is another lodge officer in the
state or union that can point to such
a record for services.
Silvis Payroll $77,000. Though the
total amount of the Silvis payroll for
November is less than that apportion
ed tn Rhnn workmen for October, thei
average dailv payroll is in excess of Rural 8Pent Saturday in Milan
Mr. and Mrs. William Carner ofi
Pleasant Ridge visited Saturday after
noon at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Milstead of Milan.
A committee with Mrs. J. C. John
ston acting as chairman and Miss
Eva Wiggins, Mrs. Clara Cropper,
Miss Bessie Johnston, Miss Edith
Davis and Mrs. Margaret Carnaghan
are beginning to arrange the Christ
mas program for the Presbyterian
church of Milan.
Edward L. Clow of Rock Island vis-j
nt'u at ine nome oi nis Drotner, James
Clow of Milan on Thursday.
James E. Brasmer of Milan and
Miss Hattie McFarland of Rock Island
were uni'ed in marriage last week.
Their future home will be in Milan.
Miss Ethyl Guldenzopf of Milan vis
ited Saturday with Miss Bertha Rho
darmer at Orion.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Wilson of
rd with her husband to Leon. Kan., i y;(ilt.iSOn and other relatives, from that 0f any other month in the history ,. Mr' and MrB- E?ward Coyne of Bow
land a few years later came to Daven- Kr;(.ay until Sunday. They left for
(port, where she had since made her!Mrii)ie and Galesburg Sunday, from
jhome. Surviving are the husband: (here they will go to their home in
years. Ills hands were had y cut, ow- I . .. .,.- n r : , i j .
.11 . . . , .. ' . ' I Leon. Kan.. Carl of ancouver. B. C. ; r.ishert Mr. Harkler is employed by
ing to his nie'hod of dea ng with the . . ... T. , .... -"- ,
j., r i i i. , , . and two daughters. Mrs. Edward Mat- the C, B. & Q. railroad as general
window, and his Willis were bruised as L. . , , ... ,M .' . . . ... ...
nirw ui L.WU, rvHii., uuu iniss rftin sujerjni euueut ui tut: livrigiii. Kjmrro
Drake, at home. I at tju:rcy.
Edward Earl Emsmiger, the infant j
son of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Emsmiger Kansas City, Mo Local Police tele
of the Harrison s'reet road, died yes-, graphe d to Chicago, St. Paul and other
terday morning after a brief illness, I cities in an attempt to gain more evl
complications of whooping coaigh de- j dence against F. W. Goodrich, Edward
veloping into pneumonia causing thejM. and Thomas Marsh, who are
baby's death. The child w as born Nov. ! charged w ith being members of a
11. mil. in this city. The paren's are j band of wire-tappers who have oper-
a result of his contact with a box on
the ground below the window from
which he leaped. The fire which caus
ed the fright to the elderly gentleman
and incurred a property loss of $200 to
the house, with nn additional loss of
more than $loo to Mrs. C. M. Albrecht,
who lives in the bouse, was due to the
dropping of n lighted match iu a closet
by Mrs. A!breht's 12 year-old son.
Per Capita Wealth $664. Total de.
poBlts of Davenport bauks, according to
a'a ements published this week in '
spouse to calls from the controller of
the curret.cy for national banks and
the state auditor for stHte banks, are
lux."?. 024. a considerable Increase
over deposit of the seme time a year
ago. The per capita wealth of Daven-
the only survivors.
ated in cities from coast to coast.
A sprained ankle will usually dis
J r.ble the Injured person for three .or
four weeks. This is due to lack of
! proper treatment. When Chamber
i Iain's Liniment is applied a cure may
The Zufna Aid society w ill meet be t ffected in three or four days. This
w ith Mrs. 1). W. Mumma Thursday liniment is one of the best and most i tion.
Dec. 12. j remarkable preparations in use. Sold
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Walthen spent' by all druggists. (Advertisement.)
of the Rock Island shops. For October
$?0,000 was paid to the workmen.
There were 27 working days. The
average payroll for each day was
$-.962.96. For November the total
ling visited in Milan Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. George McConnell of
Bowling were Milan callers on Tuesday.
Emil Veschoore of Taylor Ridge was
payroll is $77,000. There were but 24 ! a Milan caller on Saturday.
working days last month. Election
and Thanksgiving days were holidays
for Cie men. The average daily pay
roll, therefore, was $3,208.33. Figur
ing the payroll on the November aver
age and the October workdays, the
ai.ount would have reached $86,624.99.
Mrs. Frank Bahringer of Tavlor
Ridge was a Milan visitor Tuesday
Mrs. J. D. Rishell visited Sunday
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Martin
Parks of Rock Island.
The Willing Workers club met, at
Silvis shops are operating at full ca- the home of Miss Cecil Blunt Satur-
pacity as far as total number of men day afternoon. The afternoon was
is concerned. However, skilled work- spent in sewing and playing games.
m?n are needed in many departments, after which a delightful luncheon
handicapped at present because Silvis j w as served by the hostess. Those pres
8tiperintendents are unable to secure ent were: The Misses Dorothy Cha-
Colona Avenue Improvement Com-
ney, Dorothy Lambert, Elizabeth Birk
enmeyer, Lena Jones, Goldy Church
ill and three visitors, the Misses Mar
AND MAKES ITflf
pleted. A much needed improvement ; garet Chaney, Grace Dunbar and Lii
in South Moline is nearing comple-. ciIe yandeventer of Muscatine.
Members of the. Colona Avenue Mr t n Rishell and Mrs wniinm
improvement league started a move-; Dickson are recovering from a serious
mc-nt a few weeks ago to make a attack of the grip
good sidewalk extending from. Forty- The w)de Awflke cub met gt
first street, west to the city limits at!home of Leonard Ri6hell Friday night.
X CUlDDCUIU DUTCU . A V. "Win VI
After the business meeting garths
were enjoyed. A dainty luncheon was
served. Those present were William
Nichols, Marcellus Birkenmeyer, Mac
Nichols and Harold Hudson.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Wilson of
Milan neturned home Tuesday after a
i two weeks' visit with Mr. and Mrs.
Edmund Holden and Mr. and Mrs. J.
W. Wilson of Havana, I1L
Mrs. Emeline Marshall and daugh-
wWch she announced as DroDertv of ter- Mrs- George Clendenin of Ful-
th- Salvation Army was missing, like-j ton' nl 8Pent' tle week-end at the
wise a gold watch, the latter her own; home of the former's daughter, Mrs.
property. Who the would-be practical J- D- Rishell of Milan.
joker is, or where the money has! MiBS Amaret Alford of Port Byron
gone was not announced in the un-jPpnt Tuesday at the home of Mr.
Christian-like gift. Not even a word; and Mrs. J. D. Rishell and family.
of than"s for the illicit annexing of , Mr. and Mrs. Karl Birkenmeyer and
wealth was sent with the package. It; children of Milan spent Sunday a' the
grading is now practically completed.
Thief Returns Empty Pure. The
"meanest" thief had been located
approximately. That is he, or she.
j lives in this vicinity. Miss Wilma
J Babcock, leader of the Salvation Army,
riade the discovery, when she foond
j at her doorstep wrapped in a news
paper containing a notice of her Iosh,
her pocketbook empty. The $70
was the work of a fhief to steal the
purse, but the trick which was played
in the return of the pocketbook beg
gars' description in point of low mor
ality and of mistaken idea of humor.
for Christmas Gifts
I MORE appreciated Christmas
gift than a beautiful Electric Lamp or a
LLt-A handsome U-lectncal Device would be
hard to select. Aside from their attractive
ness, Electrical Appliances are of great help in
lessening the daily tasks and increasing home comfort.
Here is a brief shopping list of Things Electrical
selected from the great exhibit at ELECTRIC SHOP:
Masaee Vibrators.. 110.00 to $27.00
Vacuum Cleaners... as 00 to WS 00
Washing Macr.ir.es 55 0,1 to 15o ou
Toy .73 to SO mi
Hair Dryer -I So to 25 0(1
LICrary Ump ..... 15 ( to 450 Ou
Piano Lamps........ 2 25 to 8S.0O
Desk Lamps ..... 2 25 to 4) 00
Boudoir Uinpi ..... SOoto SO 00
Floor Lamps . 1" 00 to 5oo 0U
Student Lamps 3 85 to 5u 00
Dining Room Domes 15 00 to 450 00
Lictiting Outfits .. 3 00 to 12.00
Motors 16.00 A 25.00
Corn Poppers........ 4.35
KitchenCabinrta P5 00
Curling Irons 3.25 to 4.50
Outfits 6.00 to J2.00
Curling Iron Heaters.
1 Flat Irons .
Shaving Mirrors . .
Shaving Mugs .....
Per col a Tori .
Charing Dishes... .
Egg Bnilrrs. .....
Tea Kettles .
Wifflp Irons ..
Ovens . .
3.oo to $ no
3.011 to 5.50
4 Sit to 22 HO
b 00 to 7.50
4 no to 13 00
1 90 to 4.50
3 50 to 8 00
2 2) to 5.00
3 ll to 10 00
7 SO to 23 00
10 Oil to 25 no
4 SO to 9 00
7 SO to 15 00
5.40 to 15 00
V 00 to 20 00
8 50 to 14 00
4 50 to 7 50
11.50 to 15 00
3.50 to 36 00
4.50 to 6.00
12.00 to 60.00
is a simple matter ti order by mail any one ct
the ..ftwe list of Thing Eiectrtat. Jnleresting
booklets sent on request. When next you are tit
Chicago, be sure to visit this exhibit oj Ol'er
ZtAiti Things Electrical.
An Electrical Gift is Always Appropriate
Michigan and Jackson Boulevards
V.'m. D. McJunkin Advertising Agency. Chicago.
jit and bazar Saturday nislit at Coal
Valley were Will llaiftha'and family
and G. L. Miller and family.
Charles A. Johnson was a busineFS
caller in Orion Tuesday.
The Sunny Hill Sunday school ap
pe!nted committees to arrange for the
Christmas program and entertainment.
Sam Lipton's children are quite ill
wilh diphtheria. Mrs. Lipton is re
covering from the illness.
Mildred Morrison left last Monday
to attend business college in Moline.
To insvire the posse sf ion of good hair two things are necessary reasonable care
and the intelligent use of Ncwbro's Herpicide.
Hair that receives no attention but the daily combing and an occasional shampoo
cannot be pretty, Dandruff forms on the scalp, the hair becomes dead, brittle, uneven
and falls out. There is ar entire lack of the life, luster and snap which is imparted to
the hair by proper care and Newbro's Herpicide.
r-ierpicme Kins tne perm that causes dandruff, keeps thf scalp clean and free from vcale. j
rrl. - v . . 1. t ...... S -V 1
u,tlr nine. ce..ses 10 lan out and Has a gloss, beauty and luxuriance. Herpicide stops Ay
111UIU5 niriiu.-l. lunisuii)
A SAMPLE BOTTLE AND BOO KLET FOR TEN CENTS.
Send 10 cents in postage or silver for a sample bottle of Newbro-- Herpicldand a
booklet tell:r.p all about the hair and how to keep it beautiful. Addreit: THE HER
PICIDE CO.. Dept. 8SB. Detroit, Mich.
Two Sizes 50 cents and $1.00
Sold and guaranteed everywhere. Your money back if not
satisfied. Applications at the better barber shops and hair-
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uuimauminaiiu i mot I
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; Albert Goben of Rock Island visit
i ed Thursday at the home of his moth
er, Mrs. Mary Goben of Milan. I
j William IJoyd Clark expects to
i leave sometime next week for Des
r) j Moines, Iowa, where he will give a
i course of lectures.
I Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Martin of
j Rock Island spent Tuesday at the
i home of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hodson
! and family.
! Mrs. Harry Cressy and daughter,
'' Harriet, visited Thursday in Rock Is
! Mrs. Cornelius Robbing of Rock Is
' land visited Tuesday and Wednesday
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
: Mrs. P. Philebar, of Milan.
Mr. and Mrs. John A. Campbell and
; family of Milan spent, Thursday at the
. home of Mr. and Mrs. M. G. McCoy of
' The Fae Kae club met at the home
of Miss Margaret Dibbern ou Satur-
day afternoon. Music and games
i were enjoyed, after which a delicious
i luncheon was served by the hostess,
i Those present were as follows: The
; Misses Marion Atkinson. Emma Din-
gledlne, Fae Summers, Fae Ilanna,
j Ellen Thompson, Neva Jinks, Hazel
j Willis, Margaret Anderson and Eliza-
beth Bryan of Rock Island and Miss
j Envna Nice of Milan.
! Dick Matthews departed Thursdayi
'evening for Mississippi. He will spend
i several weeks In Mobile and New Or
: Miss Maud Hull is still confined to
; her home with grip.
Mrs. S. Goode and son, Maurice, and
! Miss Frieda Martin cf Black Oak,
: were Milan callers Saturday.
j The Monday club met on Monday
; evening at the home of Mies Pauline
! Bowman. The evening was spent with
music and contests, after which a de-
home of Mr. and Mrs. William Brox
of Rock Island.
Miss Faye 'Atkinson visited Wed
nesday at the home of Miss Bessie
Johnson of Milan.
J. C. Johnston is convalescing after
an attack of the grip.
Miss Katherine White spent Tues-
j day at the home of Miss Jean Welch
of Rock Island.
j Mrs. Jane Danes of Rock Island and
Mrs. T. W. Scott of Chicago visited I
at the home of Mrs. John C. Johnston
Mrs. Be:ie Ferns of Reynolds moved
into the Goldsmith property ou Wil
liams street, which was recently va
cated by Mrs. McGee.
The Ladies' Aid society met Friday
afternoon at the home of Mrs. II. S.
Mr. and Mrs. James McCaw of Rey
nolds spent Wednesday with Milan
friends. They expect to leave this
month for California.
Mis. Robert Kraft of La Harpe, 111.,
has been visiting relatives in this
Roy Pardee and Roy Jordon from Le
Claire, Iowa, visited at Milton Carey's
C. S and C. H. Lee are now estab
lished in their butcher shop across
from Oilman's store, where Mrs.
Propst formerly had a drug store.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Cox celebrated
their ttcond wedding anniversary Sat
urday, Nov. 30, at their home. Thirty
people were present. A big dinner
and supper were served. Mr. and
Mrs. Cox received some tokens of re
membrance from their relatives. Mrs.
Cox's mother, Mra. C. S. Lee, had a
birthday anniversary the same day,
and Mr. Lee'a birthday waa the nextj
(iuy, so the events we're celebrated
jointly. Mr. Lee received as a present,;
a smoking set and Mrs. Lee'B present;
wap a gold watch. The sons and 1
di'.rghters of Mr. anil Mrs. Lee were,
all present except one daughter who,
Ik in Montana. From out of town Mrs.;
Robert Kraft of La Harpe, 111., was I
Walter Kills of Minneapolis, Minn., ;
visited at M. H. Underwood's homo
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hawkins and Mrs.
Maniid Smith visited at George IMr-'
reen's home in Moline Wednesday.
Miss Mildred CloiO was here from
Moline Sunday visiting at home.
Washington The White House Is
threatened with destruction by tire be
cause of lack of proper precautions,
as the lire department authorities
have reported that the water mains in
the grounds are not sufficient nor the
pressure great enough to combat a
j SUNNY HILL
Gentle and Sure
You, also, should give ap
proval to this efficient family
remedy your bowels will be
regulated so surely and safely ;
your liver stimulated; your
digestion so improved by
pi . music ana contests, alter wnicu a de-! P "1KB
Lcious luachton was served. Thosi gj CTWywil ta ioc, 23c
G. B. Buck left Monday for Biloxi,
Miss., to spend the winter.
Miss Zola Buck has entered the
nurses' training class at the Moline
Mr. and Mrs. Will Tennant left Tues
day for Chicago to visit relatives and
a'lend the fat stock show.
Mrs. James Harsha received news
of the death of Alfred Hague at Cable.
Among those who attended the sup-
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you out ready braced for g good day's work
should be eaten in a wann room.
You lose half the good of th meal if you are shiv
ering in discomfort while you ea it.
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a cosy meal for the whole family.
No smoke or smell with a Perfection. Easily cleaned. Easily
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necessity in the attic, the sewing-room ot the bathroom.
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