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'BOYS HAVE FINE
Station on Top of Best Building
Banks High Among Those
SOME OF CAST OF WHOSE LITTLE GIRL ARE YOU" EMPIRE
MTrjy TVb a Handsome
Waist for Christmas
THE ROCK ISLAXD ARGUS.. THURSDAY", DECEMBER 19, 1912.
fcEW EQUIPMENT IS ADDED
MtiMjei From Point a Thousand
Mles Away Not Infrequently
Many local peypla will be greatly
surprised to learn that there Is one
of the most modernly equipped wire
less telegraph station In the country
In operation on Uia sixth floor of the
Beet building where messages from
C'o'.on, Panama, and many other points
hundreds of miles distant are received
almost dally. New equipment through
out was Installed several days ago by
Robert Karlowa and Walter Berwald,
the two youths who own and operate
the station and it now ranks as one
of the best plants In the middle west.
STARTED FOIK YEARS AGO. .
Thr youths ' commenced wireless
telegraph operations four years ago
In Davenport with two stations, one
at earh other's home. One year ago
they Installed the plant at the Best
pense have succeeded in establishing
a nation which outclasses many of th
commercial stations in existence
throughout the country.
The system used is the Dc Forest I
Chiffon and Silk Waists. I1.9S to fT-IO.
Tailored Shirts and Lingerie Waists, $1.00 to $3.9S.
All Silk Waists in Holly Boxes. .
77i? 'Bee Hive
to give candy to his friends at
BUILDERS OF "Y"
A.T THE EMPIRE.
A neu in', h end p1 bv a tabloid milB-
whlch s cons'.dered the best. The:. , . .. ..... , ,
mMa mntnt.A . . . . i leal comedy, "Whose Little Girl Are
Morse code is employed exclusively by t
the operators. You?" opened today at the Empire, to
Features of the new apparatus are I remain for the balance of the week,
"transatlantic receivers." a "rotary J There are 20 people in the company,
rpark cap" and a "Marconlc one ilia- which Je said to be a most capable one.
tlon. trMlKrornw-T"' v,Wc. Mft eV Is4--nVie 04 dAeTi.n lour ev war vet-
1 u n t a tr 0m ntffw t i J si t t'tm fnm ' i - f ? j
ured. Two recclveing sets are now la , two the confederacy, an act that has m X'he "orJl on the Dew T M' C" ( Rothwell
ovtaVouUfnvtiaV-wN.o owtot vn over the countTv also eon-toxl"S- Temail5.aV)e 'weaVncTBannsen
tribute to the new bill. The second
w' of the Balkan war pictures will
Eemarkable Progress Being
Made on Structure To
Credit of Contractors.
Surprising- progress is being made)
the second and 177 in the third. He
was high man of the series with : a
score of 580. Johnson of the winners
held second honors witfc; 538. The
Murray ...I...... 159. 1S8 US 111
Eyster 124 149 121 394
Dart 134 157 160 451
Johnson 182 . 144 212 538
Huntoon 192 182 160 523
20 Off the Former
Prices of All
.U receive mmulluneouely.
nn would imagine that there is ai
confusion of sounds In the room when I
the meBsageg ar? being received but
FAMILY, NIOLINE. 1
liot so. The operator attaches the re- n.cause of the great, popularity of
criver to his ear. operaf.es several del-'., , . , . . . . . . . .
. , . . , ""r,r,t' the musical comedy which during the
cate pieces of uu'thantam and the
mefsace comes In soft. Inn nrt hnrt ! hr8t Parl of tne WPe bas been pre-
Imzzes which do -not irritate the ear;BPn,ed at the Family,
in the least. One kilowatt, of electric-1 ger Sodini has decided to retain the i
i'y is utilizt'd by an operator in send
ing messages steadily vr an hour.
show during the remainder of the
week. Announcement is made, how
ever, that the offerings of the last
which has been enjoyed this fall bas
made it possible to go far ahead of
anything tha-t was anticipated. Since
the laying or the cxrnerstone, less
than two weeks ago, the stone work
has been pushed up until now it is
practically completed to the window
tops of the basement. These base-
Mo'line. liana-' ment walls are being strongly con-
' firrneren rT Krone nrir-K nnn nn nw
tile, and wi!l bear all the weight that
can ever be put upon them.
Besides the work on the walls, much
has been done with the plumbing, and
Total m m m rm
105 133 127 S65
163 lao 97 415
Welch 222 181 177 580
Young 154 152 172 478
Ralston 167 161 151 479
Total 811 1Z Til 2217
irur cays m ainer rrom tnat, or tne a Jarge part of the under surface work
first part of the week in that Mrs.ig 8iready been installed. It is the
.asej ui oe seen wun me company. I intention to start work soon on build
The boys piked up and correspond
ed with 50 different stations last year.
-ew snuons picked up this year are
the Atlantic t'Uy station at New Jer-j
und tl, 11 1 , il fti J utlZ : Mr8" f a8ey 18 the Btar member of the j ing the forms for the concrete columns J easily outpointed Frankie Nelson
. ... c nuniunz ror i oneTess comnanv. ir.
Pt Atncs. rhe youths will add a- happened that during the first part of 1
r.uoii io inelr usi next i ueB- the week Mrs. Casey was ill and was
day rvenlnK when they correspond obliged to remain in her room at the
with th- Amateur association station hoteK she UBes the IriBh brogue
at Sullivan, 111. throughout, the tilav und is rsnahlo if
1 . , . i j ..... , ... ! "
inn nttiuruay evenip tney inter
cepted a message from the Arlington ; than the average comedian is able to
navy station at Arlington. Va., which j provoke in fifteen. Another feature has
is a twin stution to the big navy sta- been added to the show for the last
tlon at Colon. Panama. j part of tne week Manager Sodinl
Karlowa and llorwa'd are both li-1 has booked dancing artists who will
ennsed operators and their station is , introduce the "Texas Tommv" and
hibo licensed. Their license permits mauy other late dances.
tnem to receive and send messages
but they must not intercept certain
government messages. There is a
heavy penalty for so doing.
The local wireless station will be
open to visitors evenings until Jan. 1.
One tjiay visit the station and get ao
Idea of how a message is received
from a point a l.ono or more miles dis-
for the basement and also the staging a iQ-round bout. Britton
New York, Dec. 19 Jack Britton
i-5 off tf
THZ SZZ HIVE
Corner Second and Brady Sts.
in place within the next two months,
and if March proves to be favorable,
the concrete work on the entire first
floor will he cornn eted bv Anril 1.
cicating more laughs in one minute j Thp work iR nCw at lpaftt onp month
ahead of schedule, and if nothing seri
ous occurs to hinder, there is no rea
son why the building should not be
ready for use early in the fall of 1913.
The builders are receiving congratu
lations on every hand on the splendid
showing they are making.'
for the first floor. All this will be put j NeiBon severely in every round after
A sprained ankle will usually dis
able the injured person for three or
four weeks. This is due to lack of
proper treatment. When Chamber
lain's Liniment is applied a cure may
bo effected in three or four days. This
liniment is one of the best and most j
remarkable preparations in use. SmA
WINNERS OF SERIES
the fourth. ;
Flint, Mich., Dec. 19. Patsy Drouil-
lard of Windsor, Ont., lightweight
champion of Canada, last night out
pointed Eddie Ketchel of Grand Rap
ids in an eight-rouDd bout.
New York, Dec. 19. George Moore,
the New York professional, defeated
Arthur Davenport, of Kansas City, 50
to 41. in the second game of the ser
ies here in the three cushion tourna
ment of the National Billiar league.
Retired Citizen Adds Weight
Man of Age and Experience Becommends Plant Juice.
KuKene Deutscb. rvtir&d. wa boro Plant Juice I rest well. 3kn not dis-
lu 1843 and has made his home In Davu'Ibe4 at mi have UUle U any
i pain. i reconimena riant jutce De-
cause It did me good.
erport since 1856. Adds the weight
of his years of experience to the al
ready lurRe number who recommend
thf. new tonic PIait Juice, which is
g'Mna: such wonderful relief to mauy
"I purchased some Plant Juice of
the Kullard Drug and Dental company
a few weeks ngo. It has done more
for me than ali the medicine and doc
tore I have tried for years: I suffer
ed from nervousness, kidney and blad
der troubles and was obliged to get
up many times during the night and ; formation concerning this
suffered much pain. Since taking j tcnic. (Adv.)
Plant Juice acts like a charm in
ccses such as this, soothes and tones
up the nerves and atTected membranes
-- removes the poisonous matter from
the system, strengthens the weakened
par's and brings almost instant relief
at d luiet rest.
Call at the Ballard Drug and Den
tal company, 106 West Second street,
Davenport: E. Jericho & Co.. drug
g'.fts, Moline. and the Harper House
puarmacy, Kock Island, for further ln-
BURTBS : Davenport
Sunday, Dec! 22. Matinee 2:30, Night 8:15.
J. M. WELCH (Mgr.) PRESENTS
THOMAS W. ROSS
The Fortune Hunter.- "Checkers" and "The Traveling
THE ONLY SON
A play of today by Wlnchell Smith, author of "The Fortune Hun
ter" and "Brewster's Millions."
ORIGINAL CAST AND PRODUCTION '
PRICES Matinee 25c, 50c, 75c and $1.00.
Night, 25c, 50c, 76c, $1.00 and $1.50.
SEATS NOW SELLING.
Two Shows, One Price
"KVs Little CM ire fa"
20 PEOPLE 20
"Old Soldier Fiddlers"
Balkan War Pictures
Phone West 708.
Atlanta, Dec. 19. AI Kubiak won
the decision over Carl Morris after 10
Captain Huntoon's squad took twolrounds of fierce battjing. Morris had
out of threp games with Ra'.ston's the better of the second round, when
bowlers jn the series last evening atja volley of rights and lefts had Ku
I of the ioaing tfn tji. was in t if form 1 AflcrJiJ&an i&ar. Ijmi ttjjc tftjnd'.
1 0oliag 222 la the tiret game, 1SI in (
"PYiX)MYsJft, "Pa., Yec . YS . Ora. "iA.OTn-
IngBtar of this city defeated George
Slcsson of New York, 400 to 155, la 19
' Innlnoo in iho cnnr1 matnh fit thf
, i i .
, 18-2 billiard tournament for a purse of
$1,000. The average for Momingstar
'was 211-19; for Slosson. 811-18.
Chicago, Dec. 19. A hasehaU plant
mat win seat 4?,uuu ians ana give ev-
J j ery one of them an unobstructed view
J of the game is the goal at which Pres
) ident Comiskey of the White Sox Is
l aiming and some way to Increase Com-
i iskey park to that capacity before the
season of 1914, if possible, is being
sought by its owner.
Santa Caus oes a lull sack al
A Rich Plush or
Fur Fabric Coat
Will pelight Most
We are offering many spe
cial attractions for those
who expect to. buy a Christ
Hundreds of samples and
odd coats at reduced prices.
SEE m V
Cor. Stcond h $iady Sts.
j MOLINE, ILL. j
The Great Vaudeville Star,
Begin Her Engagement With
Which was held over by request.
Don't fail to see Mrs. Casey.
She Is worth the price alone.
Big dish to each lady tomor
row afternoon. ' All big dishes.
Santa Claus will be here Sat
urday afternoon and give each
child a present.
PHONE EAST 37.
London, Dec. 19. Frank Craig, the
negro pugilist, was discharged from
: custody today in connection with th
j killing of Jessie Mclntyre, an actress,
i by Mrs. Anna Gross, an American ne-
gress, on Dec. 1. The prosecution
j accepted Craig s statement that he
i had assisted Mrs. Gross to buy the
revolver cn the plea she wanted It for
Cleveland. Ohio, Dec. 19. Larry La
joie, second sacker of the Naps, may
be replaced by Olson, the shortstop.
during the coming season. Lajofe's
contract with Cleveland has expired,
On1 i io Anr.lnwnA nr. iwrmA .....1. I...
j cima ii 10 uci-iaicu wi guuu tLULUUiliy
that, the Nap management will ask
i him to accept a reduction in salary.
j It is believed by the Frenchman's
: friends that be will not stand for a
j Keokuk, Iowa, Dec. 19. The indus
j trial association today gave the direc-
tors of the Keokuk Baseball club a
! definite answer to its request for help
' In financing the team for the coming
; season. The civic .association decid
ed that baseball was not in the line of
: its work, and turned down the request,
i It Is probable the franchise, which
i this city holds, will be turned over to
', President Justice of the Central asso
! elation this week.
New York, Dec. 19. "Frank
j Chance's release will be promulgated
j In a latr National league' bulletin."
said President Thomas J. Lunch to-
Women 's and Misses Sweater
Coats and Knitted Auto Hoods
Splendid assortments of
these always poymlar arid
practical Christmas gifts.
$1.98 to $5.98.
69c to $2.25.
The 3ee Hive
Corner Second and 'Brady
day. "I have received formal notice j play which is to be given iX the time
from President Herrmann of the Cin-iset for the game.
cinnati club that Chance is a free
agent" This statement was issued t,o
deny a story from Cincinnati that
Herrmann had not given up his right
to the services of the former Chicago
i The Junior class basketball team
Jtha'.lenges all teams made up of young
j fellows from 15 to 20 years of agei
For a game call Roy Pbiibrook or Will
where an assortment of the
best candies is in stock. We
have the largest and finest line
of home made candies in the
Note the following special prices
) lieninninn Pr-llai TJ 91 I in
AH kinds of taffies, peanut and
moaniA bar, pound 15e
Chocolate marshmaUom lb. 15c
Home made Xmas candy
assorted, lb 25c
Dipped caramels, lb 25c
French mixed candy,
two pounds 25c
Plain marshmallows, lb. . . 15c
Fibert fudge, assorted, lb.. 20c
j 500 half-pound boxes assorted
chocolates, per box 15c
1.000 half pound boxes assort
ed chocolates, per box . j 20c
1C0 one pound boxes assorted
chocolates, per box 35c
Our 20 years experience en
ables us to please the most dis
criminating candy buyer. '
Come and see our display and
our prices and judge for yourself.
At High School
The game between the Irish and the
Dutch has been cancelled on account
of the Theadelphic Literary society's
Many persons find themselves af
fected with a persistent cough after
as attack of influenza. As this cough
car. be promptly cured by the use of
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, it
should not be allowed to run on until
it becomes troublesome. Sold by all
drjggists. (Advertisement.) '.
329 Twentieth Street.