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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY n, IH1.3.
'WOULD LIVE TO BE 110? DO A5 THE OLD
EGYPTIANS; HAVE WIFIE TO TICKLE FEET j
8mallpox at Columbus Junction.
Several cases of smallpox have bpn ;
discovered at Columbus Junction, the !
latest being that of the Reck Inland '
railroad operator, who was foujd Jn
his office wtb a wfll developed oaee
of the ''iseae. A lurpp number of
passt'iiem wsltinp for trains were im-f
mediately ordered out cf the building
and fumigation started, the burjing
of snlphur candles continuing all day,
in an effort, to eradicate all the germs.
The people who usually crowd the
Junction station yesterday wai'ed for
their trains outside the building. It is
said that several cases of the disease
have also been discovered at Cone,
Iowa, a station east of the Junction.
Erect Largs Apartment Building.
The largest apartmcut building in the
city is to be erected on the old Grant
homestead, southwest corner of Sev
enth and Iowa streets, by the Clausen
Itealty company, articles of incorpora
tion of which have been filed with the
county recorder. Capital of the com
pany 1a $60,000. There will be 36
apartments In the building. Of these
32 will have five rooms and bath,
three four rooms avid bath, and one
three rooms and baUi. The building
will foe modern In every way, of the
I t tc. M-.-r" k&tX' J
Years ago when Cleopatra was rua- tickling was done is necessarily prob
nlng the "Beauty Hints" column in lematical we have no S-col. half-tone,
the Cairo Gazette, some one wrote in dug up along the Nile to clear up this
and wanted to know how to live to j point yet we imagine that the Egyp
be 1K years old. And Cleo. answered: Itian nobleman when he wished to go
Drink lff Jars of beer a day and let 'through the feet tickling ceremony,
your wives tickle your feet. ! lined his wives up and after reclining
At least that's the way those an- in such a way as to expose the bot
cient Egyptians grew old, according toms of his feet, allowed each wife to
to Prof. Max Muller of the T'niversitj pass by and aimiiister one tickle
George Allsbrow, father of Mrs. Sehaf
j er, Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Wil". Seams cf Port
' Eyrcn were callers Monday at the
v-". F Filbert home.
Thomas BaT was a business caller
, at Gfneseo Tuesday.
ueorge Ailsbrow is seriously sick
at h:s noma as a result of the grippe.
Mr. r.nd Mrs. Melvin Corbin of Ab
erdeen, S. P., are gupsts at the heme
of the former's parents, Mr. and Mr3.
Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Coener and
daughter. .Mr?. J. Dickman. left for
Princeton to attend the funeral of
William Cosner, who died Saturday
at Clarks. Neb.
Mrs. Walter Coates entertained
at a social gathering last evening the
following ladies: tile Misses Ellen
and Esther Gustafson. Miss Dollie
Benefits $8,735.78. Reports
of the Deere sick benefit insurance
fund for 1912 were distributed among Rentfrow, Mrs. F. Porter, Mrs. George
plant employes yesterday showing a ; hcot Mrs. Evylia Maberry and Mrs.
total disbursement of $3,735.78. There
are approximately 2,500 men at work
in the plow shop and the average
cost to each one during the 12-month
ended Jan. 31. was $3. Both sickness
and accident cases were covered to
May 1, at which time the compensa
tion act and employer's liability went
into effect and was accepted by the
Deere people. Since that date only
cases of Illness have been covered
by the benefit fund. Previous to May
1, the company contributed an amount
the same as that paid by the employes.
Since then the company iia paid a
fourth of the entire assessment.
Plans for State Convention. Mem
bers of the Moline Letter Carrier's as
sociation are already pl&nniug fcr the
state letter carriers' convention to be
The p'ffssor declares that papyrus vided previously with a feather duster,
scripts discovered along the Nile a rake or a hatchet, it being before
prove what he says beyond peradve.i-! the ''equal suffrage" movement and
ture of a doubt. Which may be con-1 perfectly safe to entrust a woman with
sldered pretty good proof. The Egyp- an implement.
tian nobleman cf that early day was We are sorry the prof, mentioned
most up-to-date construction. Laun-' Vl'r' Particular to have his feet tjckled that, about the beer. If it is true that
apiece. Of course they were each pro-; held in Moline this year. The date
dry, locker rooms and drying rooms
will be provided In the basement. It
is the intention of the Clausen Realty
company to have the building ready
for occupancy Oct. 1, 191S. The old
Grant residence, 30 years ago one of
the most pretentious residences in
before retiring and everyone of his they drank 100 handles of suds a day
many "halves" got a tickk-. While of we're alTnid that their right age was
course the exact manner in which the 53 years. They were seeing double.
of Massachusetts, also
their marriage, his first wife died. 1 Alaska, and three daughters, Mrs.
(Two years after. Mr. Steward was'j0i,a Hogan of Parnell, Iowa, Mrs.
Davenport, will be razed and the lot J asaln married, to Mrs. Delilah Kirch. Charles Mickelwright and Mrs. J. H.
(faded down fitting it for the apart-1 who survives him. in addition to four Carney of Davenport. One brother.
neni eaince. i ne lor, is i2 reel on ; cnuuren. .Mrs. s. S. Dayton or Clinton.
Seventh street and 150 feet ou Iowa. I. Mrs. Libby lilnford of Luverue, Minn.,
The apartments are so arrangnd that and Charles B. and Chris 1). Steward,
every room will be an outside room.! both of Donahue, Iowa.
There will be three wings, two each James Carroil, father of Attorneys
42 by 90 feet and the connecting wing j A. E. and E. J. Carroll of Davenport,
will be HO by 68 feet A large open died at HilM o'clock Tuesday ;v n:ng
court, 40 by 88 feet will be one of the at his home in Clintwn. Death occur-
of convention has been set for two
days. May I? and 24. Local commit
tees are preparing to entertain be
tween 100 and 150 of Uncle Sam's
gray-coated employes from cities and
towns of Illinois. A big dele$.uion
is expected from Chicago.
4,405 Pupils in Schools According
to report the Moline public schools
have now 4,405 pupils enrolled, which
is 300 more than for any previous
January, and almost 200 more than for
the month of December. It is only
six less than the largest enrollment
for any single year in the history of
T. J. Schafer. A Dleasant evenine
Mrs. Nettle Browning is sick for
the past several days.
David Alexander returned to Chi
cago Monday, after a six weeks' visit
here with his uncle, Thomas Oiig.
Harry Shay of Carbon Cliff spent
Sunday at the John Wise home.
The K. of P. lodge held its regular
meeting at the hall Monday evening.
Three new members were received.
The children, who came to attend
the funeral of the late Philip Keene,
are Mrs. Ida Trumper of San Antonio,
Tex.; Mrs. Charles Keene of Palisade,
Col., and Ed Keene of Fargo, N. D.
They are stopping at the W. B. Keene
The Royal Neighbors met Tuesday
in regular session with Mrs. W. H.
Gotlieb Haller of Nebraska visited
here the first of the week at the
home of F. J. Schafer.
Esther Peterson is visiting in Fruit
land, Iowa, at the home of John Johnson.
red at the age of 7s years, the fatal
aliment being dialetes. Deceased was
born in Kings county. Ireland, April
2s. 1 San, and came t" the I'nited Stan s
with his parents when 12 years old.
Surviving are one daughter. Mrs. J. A.
Delaney of Clinton, and three sons.
These are W. H Carroll of Clinton,
and A. E. and E. J. Carroll of Daven
port. One brother and four sisters
A. Beutler Postal Manager. Arthur
Beutler of Chicago has been chosen
by the Postal Telegraph company as
manager of the local branch and as
sumed charge of the office here today
Since the resignation of E H. Wlchel
mann some four months ago the man
agership hat been temporarily in
charge of J. II. Rhode, who has also i also survive. They are as follows:
been discharging the duties of wire; John Carroll, Davenport; Mrs. Sarah
chief. Mr. Beutler has been in the , Dempsey, Mrs. M. O Kane, Miss Mar
employ of the Postal for several years. !garet Carroll, Chicago; Mrs. Anna I'os-
o I ton, Neepawa. Canada.
Obituary Record. William Steward.) Michael Collons, aged ST, years, a
resident of Scott county for the past : resident of Davenport for the past CO
K2 years, passed away at 10:45 o'clock (years, died at 5:15 o'clock Tuesday af
Tuesdar evening at his home, 1 4''5 I-j ternoon at the home of his daughter,
!la!r street, after an illness of a few I Mrs. J. H. Carney. 71o Eabt Sixth ttxeet,
weeks. The deceased was SD ears after a week's illness. The deceased
"V. He was born Dec. 1, 1827, 1n Eng-lwas horn in Ireland In and came
.-ind, where he was married to his first jto America and to Davenport ;i years
wife. Miss Sarah Taylor.ln 1S50. the ago. reeldic; in this city v r since,
couple coming to the United States ' He is survived by four sons. John and
the same year. Two years after the 'Edward of illiainsburg. Iowa. Charles
celebration of the Got h anniversary of'of Colorado, and William CoUwiis of
Word came to M. N. Richardson
of the death of Worthy L. Churchill,
which occurred Tuesday night at his
heme in Pay City, Mich. Mr. Church
ill v:ic fnrmorlr rf thin it-v and r-nm.
menced his biiHfnew careeV with the ountr; onl; tw? years: comln8 here
firm cf Alvord - Van Patten, but a
Obituary. After an illness of only
four days of liver trouble, Mrs. Olaf
Sjodin passed away from the home,
180S Twelfth avenue, at 11 Tuesday
night. She had been a resident of this
few years later he went into the lum
ber business in Chicago and Michiea",
in which line he was very successful.
Mr. Churchill :iv. s one daughter,
ricrence. his v. ife having d'ed several
years ao. lie leaves many friends in
this city who will l.e saddened by the
news of his death.
PheumtlEin RelirveC n a yew Hcurs
N. B. I anpiey. Md:r."n Wis., says
'I was almost helpless with rheuma
direct from Sweden, and was married
to Mr. Sjodin 18 months ago. Alida
Bengston was born In Elsborg lan,
Westergotland, Sweden, July 16, 1884.
Practically her entire family still re
side in that country. Besld-3 "be hu
band, she leaves a little daughter,
Anna, only two months old, five broth
ers and three sisters. Two of the
brothers arrived in this city within;
the last few weeks and one sister
is now living in Chicago.
Robert Kay, aged 82 years, died at
10:30 yesterday afternoon in hia home
asm for abou: Eve months. Dad U in let 1927 Eighth avenue. Infirmities of
my neck so could iiot ura my head If Re caused death. Mr. Kay was born
hrd :i'l through ny ligcv
doctors and many remedies without
ui.y r-'Ikf hii ever until I procured
Dr. D. ;cuou't Relief for Kbvuniailsm i''l his removal to Moline a f-iv years
I tried three ! in Ensland. He had lived in Rock
Island county since 1865, conducting
a farm in South Moline township un-
In a lev,- hi:;:rs the. p6in was rr-lieveo
ana li three ':;,ys the rheumatism was
completely cured ai.d I was at work."
rcid ly Otto (itctjan, 1C01 Secoad ave
njt Km. Isiard: (in.-: Schlegel & Son.
'il l West Stccnd strt! t. Davenport.
Wrote us within 60 days in praise of
These doctors represent but a fraction of the thousands of physicians who use
Postum in place of coffee in their homes and in their practice.
Cases of shaky nerves, irritable hearts, indigestion,
biliousness, headache and sleeplessnes, due to coffee
drinking are observed in the everyday experience of
medical men everywhere.
Following the change from coffee to Postum, the ailing one quickly discovers that
the Doctor's advice to "quit coffee and use Postum" was sound.
Better health follows; then one friend tells another.
'n.jro. His wife died in 1878. He leaves
three sons, Robert of Briar BluiT. John
of Eldorado, and James of Alabama,
and two daughters, Mrs. Emma Lewis
of Viola, and Mrs. M. B. Hunter of
Nels Teter Anthony, 1316 Fourth
avenue, died at 2:30 yesterday morn-
;r,K in the city hospital, the end com-,
ing after an operation for appendicl-
itia. He was born in Sweden 45 years
ij:o and came to this country and to
! Moline only four years ago. Surviv
I ing in Sweden are the widow, one
son and one daughter.
The 4-da; -oId daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Alex Drum died Tuesday in the
city hospital. The grief stricken par
ents reside in East Moline.
August Van Vooren, aged 40, of 537
Firt-t avenue, East Moline, died at St.
Anthony's hospital at noon yesterday.
He had been ill only a few days and
was taken to the hospital Monday
last. He was an employe of the R.
& V. Engineering company, and leaves
Philip M. Metzger, resident of this
city for half a century, was called to j
rtf'Bt nt CL-'IA vaotdrfloT rr tm 1 n tr frrim '
Mrs. Dakon entertained a few of her
friends Monday afternoon at a quilt
F. V. Samuelson spent Sunday in
Miss Florence Jones is unable to be
THIS IS AN HONEST ADVER
TISEMENT. It Tells a Little Story About a Pre
scription That Really Cure
A man of long experience in the
advertising business said to the writ
er of this advertisement on November
"I can't for the life of me see how
your Company can make any money
on MI-ONA Stomach Tablets. They
are too good. They cure too quickly.
You can't sell enough of them to any
Continuing, he said:
"My wife was cured of severe stom
ach trouble two years ago by taking
only one-half a box and has never
been bothered a particle since until
about two weeks ago when she had
"Two days treatment with MI-O-NA
and she was as well as ever again,
MI-O-NA is fine for the people who
take it, but as I said before, how
can you make any money?" Name
Indigestion is a national disease;
many millions of Americans have it.
MI-O-NA makes money for its owners
by curing tens of thousands every
year; many thousands of whom have
tired of forever buying relievers that
do no good un'ess taken continuously.
MI-O-NA Stomach Tablets are com
pounded from a stomach specialist's
favorite prescription. Daily they are
banishing terrible stomach agony in
the Dalaces of the rich and in the
humble cottages of the poor.
The price, 50 cents, at your drug
gist for a generous boxful is surely a
modest one to pay for certain Btomach
comfort with a guarantee of nloney
back if they fail to cure.
MI-O-NA makers send free trial
samples on request or if not conven-it-nt
for you to buy of your druggist
will mail a box charges prepaid on
receipt of 50 cents. Address Booth's
MI-O-NA, Dept. B-2, Buffalo, N. Y.
rJ It i::i;'Mini..i."'i V
It I no alone the wnnnVrfnl raistrxr
qualities, or the certainty of results.or "
the purity, or the uniformity, or the
economy, that 13 rapidly making
Calumet the most popular Baking
Powder. It is the perfect combination,
of alt of these things.
You need only to use Calumet
once to make you a
constant user. Ask
your grocer today
test tt in your next
baking. Insist on
RECEIVED HIGHEST AWARDS
World'iPure Food Expcxition.
Chicago, 111., Pari. Espo.i
1- run, March, 1 9 1 i.
la school this week on account of sickness.
Mrs. Asher attended the wedding of
her sister, Miss Gladys Cox, in Gales-
Rev. C. C. Harper of Galesburg as
sisted by his wife commenced a two
weeks revival meeting at the M. E.
church Monday evening.
The Ladles Aid society of the M.
E.. church will meet with Mrs. H. W.
Bailey Wednesday afternoon.
The Mothers' association will give
a Lincoln program at the high school
Wednesday afternoon Feb. 12, at 2:30.
Following is the program:
Song 7th and 8th grades.
Paper, "Early Life of Abraham Lin
coln'" L. R. BothwelL
Organ Solo Marian Maguson.
Address. "The Political Life of Abra
ham Lincoln" Rev. Mr. Andereck.
Organ Solo Raymond Anderson.
The E. L. Streed family left Tuesday
oa an extended entertainment tour,
traveling through the western part of
Illinois and through Iowa, returning
the latter part of May.
Mrs. Emil Frost of Vtah is In Orion
visiting her sister, Mrs. Stella Both-
well, who is ill.
Mrs. McDonald and daughter Ber-
nice of Kansas City, Kan., are visit
ing Mrs. McDonald's mother, Mrs. Free
Tompson of Orion.
Harry Streed of "Wheatland, Wyo.,
is visiting relatives ra Orion and Tt
Mrs. Watson in the south part of
town 1b slowly recovering from a re
cent attack of heart trouble.
A Parrot and a Russet Cob That Were
Well Provided For.
The making of queer wills la a sub
ject prolific of good stories, and some
remarkable examples are given by Vir
gil M. Harris in "Ancient. Curious and
Famous Wills." One Caroline HunteY,
an elderly epinster, left 1,000 In trust
for her parrot The money wag to pro
vide it with a home and to guarantee It
attention at the hands of a custodian.
who had to be of the female sex and
hud to undertake not to leave England.
The will included this clause:
"1 will and desire that whoever tries
to frustrate these my Intentions shall
forfeit whatever I have left him, her
or them. I owe nothing to any one.
Many owe me gratitude and money.
but none have paid me either."
A rustic of Toulouse about 1781 wrote
a brief will In these terms:
"1 declare that I appoint my russet
coh my universal heir, and I desire that
he may belong to my nephew, George."
This was contested, but was con
lirmed. ua it was clear that the said
George in owning the horse would
have control of the -money; also he I
would not be able to transfer or diasl-
pate the cash for the simple reason I
Mint he would require the horse's con-!
sent, which would be difficult to obtain.
one end in view, and the moment he
reaches the culmination he stops.
Cures Kidney Troubles,
Bladder Troubles and
Kt Sakl, Nt Tt. Not Trial r Proof
TroBtamt, bat a lUjular Full CcimyWta
Cmtm af !Um4ia To Try Praa. 1
I wfll md, chivr Mid. TO TI'Y PIlBR. a FnlU
Complete. Turee-r'1 ibmbtnud l.xoid Opurae of
Treat Wat to aaur tufl-trtna man or wmnn who need
tke nh( kind o? halp. 1 2n vakiig th' oflr be
eaaeal wleh to prove to ernry euiforer tht rwlwrf
dm tne aifnui or itn ai aifMti
alevrr aed denpr oea be turned ta
m b4 arm foil.
T wonderful trpKimMiC now fiMlefna 1
aads to receia their bettU. Iho Huffria-for yeni
r Uit rwliAf ota
be atL that the aiht of im ililtuMi aa4
era of aileerr aad denpr oaa be turned tato eaeeoi
aapplMM a&4 or-mfott.
ritatha poet cvrual ewer. oU:u. )bmm4Id
m tad relief etwr hit giber reuKxiiee have t
ra them, aaI arm I
ottnr tt bo yo TO
bweilina unW taa
. rvouneam. rime
ne le I !ht and eeia.
REK-take tt. u It, Bivi e for YovreWf.
t yoa have BaokiK-he. S -int.). Kltwlder Troui.le
tueumatiuu. LMtaluewi. I'nrty
roa, or ta the Fnet acd A-nkten
ora-Ont KMlln. If rour ir
aaraeotoredooJondv, If yon mke wntr oftea. a
aaf aariaa the aiht. If it sruurte od barntwblM
yoa aee t if there Unedlment or br'-k duet wbaa i
ataada, wrtta fur thU Iroauueat without a aitautaa
aar iifiaf-iii iafcrr' , rti, Wl
ilmitle aiaancr la
It would bo practical !r lmNe-iible to take ft ortlirm
aha bumaa aysteia it.iout etiiumi rmulta. It drivwa
away tke iHiaoaoue tmimrltiea tliat eic the k
msl oaua ue tronbia, ia true nu
Cln.aoi, Purl flea. H renylhM.B aud
aidaeTato Droterjy FUUr the Ulood.
Duo t apend aaotonr oerdJco day of eafrerlatL trr
thl Treatment, a ad ee for yourself, 1 wll) eend yoa
a full ooqi&lete eourea, ohart' paid. re-4v to uee. T'5
XRT IuIH. Taheitwhyartocniea. ChtHAUTOf
IT. and eeo juet whet tt dnem. 1 ha liri you kaow
It te helpfos you, when yoa know you are oatiina
better Just nun mm a email id'ji di, an amount with Ik
your eaajr reach, aa aitouftt you 04 o eeijy afford to
pare. That all 1 11 a. k If tti are i ot aatUlflwt
arbon roa havo tjtkpu half ot It, relura arkafa
111 aud pay nothliiK
1 am the only one tt,1ay awn dine a full Tree ten n
TO TBt FP?-IC Iofuifiiilaiii-i.i to -1 it if I twJi
oare it would help you. if I didu't know what tie
Treatment would do. liut you ae to be the Jnde.
4'aoa I bare onnCdAnoe enough la tny Trcatmiut to
ni It to you thla . X know jun will he wUlinc to
y It KP.FE at my eaienat and ti.'.t'a all I aak. Done
ad a Dnoy Id yonr letter. ut evn n if tae etanm.
tut your aame aad where to enud tle 1 reutu.ent.
Jast Send Th2s Coupon
''There's a Reason
Thomas Drua company guarantees .
the home, 15 18 Fifteenth street. Death j MI-O-NA. (Adv.)
was due to dropsy of the heart. Philip
Martin Metzger was born in Byron,
Oxenrord. Germany, Aug. 26, 1838, and
came to the United States at the age
of 17, settling first in Chicago. In 1863
he came to this city and had since
lived here. In point of service he had
the distinction of having worked as a
teamster for Deere & Co. for 46 years.
Only two years ago he was retired on
a pension by the concern. Three sons
and four daughters, all of this city, are
left to mourn. They are John, Wil
liam, Alfred, Mrs. Andrew Smith, Mrs.
Anton Peterson, Mrs. Huga Jasper and
Mrs. Charles Welnltz. He also leaves
j 10 grandchildren. Mrs. Metzger died
! in this city in 1899.
Modal Short Story.
Euclid lays down bU plot sets In
stantly to work at Its development, let
ting no Incident creep In that does not
bear relation to the climax, using ne
unneceiitary word, always keeping his
DR. H M1CHKLL tJr TtTH.
I'M Lkxoid Bi.oa.. d.mjun. Ono
PImm ann1 - your rfo-uUr. full, ouaiplwla
thrav-tuld Lmoid toun. of Tran.nnt vni
promlaxl atovo all rhurii' l pal'l. TJ1 II? FB EX.
Also your FRKR B'")K ct.out t rio Au.4, h-idaey.
fl. or R. F. D..
. Stat .
Plaaaa Wfifa Nam and A1driM Plainly.
Mrs. Ed Hogue and son Truman vis
ited Sumiay witii Hampton relatives. I
I Mr. and Mrs. Waiter Coates have
had as guests for the past three days ' Q
! Mr. Coates' brother and bis wire from : f ?.
W. H. Roy, sheriff of Fulton coun
I ty, visited in Watertown at the home
of his aunt, Mrs. Philip Pierce.
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Peterson and
children spent Sunday with the fam
ily of Thomas Baff near Hampton.
Frank Morrell was called Sunday to
Marseilles oa account of the death of
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Schafer of Os-
1 li Mfd
j borne were visiting at the home of