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THE ROCK ISUAND ARGUS. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1912.
George KelTs New Home Ig
nited by Gasoline Explosion
and Is Total Loss.
VIEW OF CONTEST
Preemption Man Indicates
Donbt of Correctness of
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(Bpe")a.l to The Arfin.)
Reynolds, 111., lc. 14. Fire yester
day afternoon completely destroyed (
the fine new home of George Kell, j
four miles northwest of this place, i
The loss Is between elx and seven
thousand dollars, parCy covered by in- i
A leak In the gasotlne tank that:
upplled tli'- lighting system and j
which was located in t'.ie basement j
Waa the cause. A hpark from the fur-1
tiai'e it prmumed to ha ve igni;d the.
gasoline and there was an explosion:
which scattered the flames over the
basement and rendered all efforts to j
fight the fire futile. Only a few ofj
the household poods were saved. ;
The residence was one of the finest
in the vicinity, being thoroughly mod
ern. It was erected a year ago.
th. Harms not el in this city yester-
da. afternoon. C ommittees were nam
ed to secure speakers for future, meet
Ir.ps" and to further the educational
phases of the work. Arthur Harms of
this city was honored by election to
th ofT.re of secretly and treasurer.
T'-ita?!ve plans were outlined for a
d?nce to he riven pw. time in Jan
uary. The orf.eTa chosen were as
President W. F Miller. Davenport.
Vice President Charles Shaffer,
Secretary and Treasurer Arthur
Hurras, Rock Island.
STEWARDS ELECT AND
PLAN YEAR'S MEETINGS
Officers were elected and plans dis
cursed for the ensuing year at a meet
ing of the tri-city braii'b of the Inter-
BRIDGE IS DENIED
Acting In accordance with lnstruc
' tions voted by the Rock Island county
board of supervisors. State's Attorney
national Stewards' association, held at Floyd Thompson today filed in the cir-
. 'cuit co'irt a general demurrer to the
" " I application for a wri" of mandamus
n in 1 it I
3ti lAiirrn nnnri
Made Soft sndWfiite
That there will be a contest of the
election of representatives from the
Thirty-third legislative .district became
pietty evident today when Charles
Clark of Preemption, republican nom
inee who was defeated, according to
the official count, was in the city con
sulting attorneys. Notice of a contest
must be filed within 30 days of noti
fication of election and the contest
will be before the house. Mr. Clark
does not claim fraud, declining to
ra;.ke known his grounds. The contest,
if filed, will be directed against all
three of the candidates declared elect
ed, Campbell, republican; Hartquist,
progressive, and Werts, democrat.
SPITTING ON THE
WALKS UNDER BAN
Sidewalk loafers and mashers, who
have been in the habit of congregating
on street corners. Insulting women, ex
pectorating tobacco juice on the walks,
and making themselves objecuonaoie
in other ways, are to be dealt with se
verely bv the city authorities. Numer
ous complaints bare been received by
the police in regard to the matter, and,
this morning Commissioner Archie,
Hart gave orders to the patrolmen to
arrest any and all offenders.
In speaking of the matter, Commis
sioner Hart said: "These men congre-
i mu'ie by H nry cm-Tity in an effort to
'compel t'ii county to ! ar half the ex
! pense of the erection of a bridge across
I Dr. 1t 'it fVi'mia thi flfinuirrpr
I which is sc't for hearing Monday mom-ate on the street comers, spit tobacco.
t Ire, it
lac'KS t hi
a Single I
declared 'hat Henry county
legal authority to compel this
county to furnish the funds. Th right
to ln'ild a bridge is denied on the
ground that i has hern Fhown that the
river is not navigable, and If it is. It is
cliim d that the stae law under which
Henry county Is preceding will not
By Cuticura Soap
juice on the sidewalks, up against
buildings and in doorways. The prac
tice is a detriment to the public health.
When a lady cannot walk down the
street without having her dresses drag
ging in a pool of tobacco Juice, it is
time to call a halt. I have issued or
ders to the police department to arrest
ail offenders, and these will be dealt
with to the limit of the law. I wish to
call your afention to the city ordin
ance pertaining to this mater, which
reads as follows:
" 'Any person who shall be guilty of
ftvnfi.tnr!itirir nnnTi h KlripWfllkS With-
nraciu.Mmr, ,i. n., ,o.i in the oorporate limits of this city shall
practical business is concerned, is hP , flD(?4 not less than $5 for the first
closed. The clerk, George "W. Gamble, offense. $10 for the second, $30 for the
i.H .,.., o,.rioslv ill at his home in ! third offense. The repetition of the
Mf.l'no lor several (lavs, and las' nisrht
hi deputy. Miss Minnie Story, was number of times will cause the maxi
mum penalty of $100 to be placed upon
the said offender.'
"No warning will be given these
CIRCUIT CLERK AND
DEPUTY BOTH ILL
Ihtrlckcn. Her condition is considered
dangerous. The office was open today
:and in i-haic" of a clerk from the re-
I eordt r's tllice. but no l.atiers can be ! tnen,"
iil' d, the i)'ae being open merely for
the convenience of the public In con
f til'ing thf lileo. It is not expoe-ed that
either Miss Story or Mr. Gamble will
le iih'e to resume their duties for sev-
Trentment- fin rclirinir coil- Hral (lavs. ,f wh'ch ni:ilifs the slv
the hands ia hot water and
continued the commissioner.
bfct they w ill be arrested if caught in
a violation of this ordinance. I am de
termined to put a stop to the practice."
Personal Points j
Cuticura Soap. Dry, anoint
with Cuticura Ointment, and
wear soft bandages or old loose
gloves during the night.
Cntimir Bnp nd Ointment iiolrl throngtioirt tt
worM. l.llirl tampl" at ifh nui'lfH fr. tllk
E p bunk AUlr,M 'Tutioiirn." Ivirt. '1. It-wtnu.
w"T'tnir fwl umn tn comfort mittiCutl.
uation oeciuetiiy jieciinar ana gives
ri.se to a s'a-o of a'TV.irs r.ever before
experienced in Rock Iblard county.
j 7he Stre with the mas is
' -Qpefi Evenings 8
Until Christmas 1
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WT- 4i. CO OPERATIVE STORE CO. . . iiuui. idi'
mm- Look For Die Special Hach livening Mm
I Tl "rVT.-.-. ro jail.
Word was received by the local
anthnritiAa vslprHav Afternoon that
Harry Stafford of Princeton, 111., Is j
:', - " r, i.,, taV I a woman bad check expert was operat
ing in this vicinity, and tbat she was
DOWN TOWN STORES
TO OPEN EVENSKGS
The management of the Rock
Island Boiler Rink wishes
unnounc that every Friday
Down-town stores in Rock Island will
be open evenings from next Wednes
day till aft-'r Christmas. This is the
Ifem ra! agreement. Some stores have
j l; eu cp- ii f-vnitiKB for some time and
I others will leni'tlien th'.'ir business
I hours begiunine Monday. Stores will
j be .pen at the uua! hour in the morn
iing and will work female employes in,
! relays to avoid conl'ict ith the state
to law prohibiting em;iloymeiV" moie thj.n
i to hours daily. I
visiting relatives in Rock Island today
Mrs. H. H. Willett of Clinton is
spending today in the city with Mrs.
George Beck of South Rock Island.
I'. B. Grafner of Chicago, formerly
i of this city, is in Rock Island today
attending to matters of business and
I visiting old friends,
i Mrs. John Lyle and daughter Doro
thy arrived last night to spend the hol
, idays with Mrs. Lyle's parents, Mr.
nd Mrs. William Frey.
be!ieved to be headed for Rock Is
land. !?5e was described as a small
woman, dressed in black, and it was
rur. ored that she had passed several
laige checks in Davenport. An inves
tigation disclosed the fact that the
checks were all right, and that the
alarm had been given by a party who
feared the checks were not good and
had made a howl without taking the
trouble to investigate.
"How long have you been in Rock
Island?" q-ueried Judge Smith, the sub-
night will be Ladies' night,
No; DAY EN PORTER FIRST p;JaPer'man.clual
IU riDftTfiDC PnHTCCTI
111 Ullrl I UiiO OUI1IE.OI
1 Clum to Speak
: Woodworth Clum, who recently pur
chased the Clinton Advertiser, will
;speakat the meeting of the Tri-City
! P-ess club at the New Harper in this
els for a Stray Lamb to Return to" "I'r'
is a veteran ohiicuvuu.u c
rcios were lounu in men pusBessiun.
They were detained overnight and
were this morning given their liberty
Charged with the theft of numerous
electric light bulbs from the ferry
dock at the foot of Eighteenth street,
two boys, Charles Fisher, agod 16, and
James Patient, aged 13, were locked
On RntiirHftv pvpnirnrs there
. J i Canton. 111., Dec. 14. (Special)
.will be dancing from 10 to 11. j ,rne(i Ekiund, Rook island high
mrn Far Drualpune". OpiiB,
9f2x THE KEELEY
school represen'ative in the Big Kijfin
o'atorical contest here lajt evening,
k2K i-warded siviiifh place. I'atker
Weeks of Davenport was first, while
llurold Railclif'e oT Moline w is sixth.
GOOD BACKS FOR BAD.
Rock Island Residents Are Learning
How to Exchange the Old Back
for a Stronger One.
Does your back ac!ie, feel weak and
I Do you suffer headaches, languor
Is the urine discolored, passages
The kidnevs may be calling for
Weak kidneys cannot do their work
Give them the help they need.
To cure a kidney backache you
must cure the kidneys
Use a tested and proven kidney-
Doan's Kidney Pills have stood the
Convincing proof of merit In Rock
William Scbroedc-r, 549 Hennepin
avenue, Soutn kock lsianu, in., says:
i i r.VX
Vi7 12. HUM
Hence the Rhino Blindly Attack Any
thing New to Him.
Sir Frederick Treves, the distinguish
ed British surgeon, in his book "Ugan
da For a Holiday", has a word or two
to say about the rhinoceros.
"The rhinoceros is the embodiment
of blind conservatism." he writes. "Its
hide is impenetrable, Its vision is weak,
while Its Intellect Is weaker. It has,
INSTITUTE ' nKitvi. (iri r!!i7.t(HGT. j however, two marked qualities com-
O wight, 1.1- i The far.' ru! f Fr.tz Voigt will be j batlveness ana a sense 01 jueu. u u
held at '2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon ; aroused to its maximum euersj iu
from the home of Thomas Voigt, I presence of anything tbat Is new. This
brother of deceased, 1229 First street, object need not be a thing that is ag-
after a lecture bad been delivered by';-j uge(j poan's Kidney Pills and found
With his face bruised and swollen,
John Manyon was arraigned before
Fo'.ice Magistrate Smith this morning i strong and well.'
them effective. I had pains across the
small of my back and my kidneys were
out of order. Doan's Kidney Pills gave
me relief in everjt way and made me
Eat Right, and
You'll Sleep Right
Many persons do not reajiz'e that dis
turbances of the stomach can cause in
somnia or sleeplessness.
They can and they do.
That I am a recognized physician who
makes a specialty of stomach troubles
should prove of more than ordinary inter
est. I do not claim "cures' but am raedy tc
work with you to assist you in being free
from your stomach troubles, with the
many attendant ills.
Dr. James R. Hull
4Q5-406 Safety Building,
Office Hour: 10 t0 1:30, and 2:30 to 5 dally.
NEW ROCK ISLANO
406 Fifteenth Street.
1 FRESii fiS!! m GYSTERS
J. F. Dooiin
Kev. F. J. Kolf will officiate and iner
m nt w n be in Chippiaunock cemetery.
chsrged with disorderly conduct.) por sa)e uv an dealers. Price 50
Whenever John gets "lit up" he iniag-: Cf.nts. Fosip'r-Milbdrn company, Buf-
iries he is a deep sea diver, and takes ,-ai0 vev York, sole agents for the I
a plunge into the cool and refreshing ; j-nite(j states.
billows on the asphalt pavement, thus j Hemember the name Doan's and
marring his facial topography. He j take no other.
was fined $75 and costs and being un- '
ject of his remarks being an Iowan,
giving the name of Munson, who was
ai rested last night for drunkenness.
Hock Island?" murmured the pris
oner meditatively, scratching his tan
gled wool tho while. "Is this Rock Is
"I guess you are not sober yet," said
tne judge. "Vou go hack to your cell
and sleep some more." He did.
' Delinquency proceedings were insi
, tuied in the county court this morning
Iflsain.-t Mtha D'xon. the f.irl who
! claims she was coropeiW by her par
ents to leave home because she would
' not give up a man admirer, and. is
now in the coun-y jail as a result ot
1 a disorderly conduct charge. The case
has been continued until Saturday.
MP IV FEE ONLY ONE DOLUI? J
M ' 1 INCLUOIKG MEDICINE
Before too par biff fees to others Investigate our great
aucceaa and low prices. For 17 yeara the best and
cheapest. Our fee for medical treatment Is only one
dollar Including medicine. In Catarrh. Rheumatism and
many Heart. Stomach and Lunc Troubles Also Nee
toui Debilitv. Weakness, Los of Vlpor, a'.l run d3wn.
Varicose Vetna. Kidney, Bladder. Blood and Skin !s-
rs.se at very low rates. Call at oSics once. iou can
xeturn borne same day.
irressive or Inconvenient. Its off enslTe-
ness depends upon the fact that it is
unfamiliar, and the more unfamiliar
the object Is the worse the rhinoceros
"When a rhinoceros smeTte a man he
will charge him with maniacal t1o-
lence, although the man may be mere-1
ly sitting on a stool reading Milton.
The massive beast will dash at him
like a torpedo or a runaway locomo
tive simply because the smell f him
is novel. Actuated by this Insane bate
f whatever savors of an Innovation,
the rhinoceros has charged an Iron wa
ter tank on the ootakJrta of a camp
and has crumpled it np aa a blacksmith
would an empty meat tin.
"A conservative rhinoceros with a
senile dislike of anything new once
charged a train on the Uganda railway,
but with no more serious rasults tnan
the tearing away of the footboard of a
carriage. As regards the rhinoceros In
this case. It appeared surprised that a j
thing composed, as It had Imagined, of j
flesh and blood could be so haxd. It
went off with an additional grievance
and an increased swelling of the head."
and children ahould take our spertsl
treatments for luta h&rt. stcrnao-h.
rheumatic and : rrvous diseases. 1 7 year In Davenport.
-, V. t Hours: It to 11. J to 4. ana Tuesday and Saturday eve
"'"a ' to . alao Sunday morning from Id to 11 a. in.
!CAGO MEDICAL INSTITUTE
!"4 W. Tsird St.. over Adams Express Co. XJarecport. Ia.
The peculiar properties or Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy have been thor
oughly tested during epidemics of- In
fluenza, and wnen It was taken In
time we have not heard of a single
: cof-e of pneumonia. Sold by all drug-
Take the Elm street or Longview car direct to this
14th Ave. and 32d St.
Lots arc going fast. Your choice will be gone if you delay longer. A
representative of the proprietor will be on hand to show you the prop
erty and quote you our low prices and reasonable terms.
Sunday From 2 to 4 p.m.
C. S. McD ANiEL, .
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