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THE BOCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY. MAY iq, 1013.
Eanke-a' Outing. The Davenport
Clearing House association at a meet
Inn held Wednesday afternoon at the
(Mtlrienn Trust asd Savings bank, de
cided upon Thursday, May 29, as the
date for the annual bankers' outing.
The affair will be held this year at
Linwood, where a big chicken dinner
will be served aa the prkipol fea
ture cf the excursion. The excur
sion last year, which was held at
LInwood. wa attended by nearly 100
president, directors, cashiers and em
ployes. The bankers this year will
make the trip to LInwood by boat. A
ball game will take place la the after
noon, and following the supper will be
To Hold Spirited Debate. The Ath
enaean debating and declamatory con
test will.be held in the high school
auditorium this evening. The debate
the subject of which is "Resolved,
that the commission form of govern
ment should be adopted by the city
of Davenporu" will be contested, w ith
Harry Gebhardt on the affirmative and
Oscar Lemme on the negative. The
declamation contest promises to be
, Leaves for Newprague. G. J. Schll
tig, transfer manager for the Western
flour Mills, has been transferred to
the Newprague Milling company at
Newprague, Minn., a company under
the same control. Mr. Schilling Is
succeeded by Joseph Fllcek. who has
been connected with the mill at New
prague. The new traffic man has ar
rived In the city, and Mrs. Schilling
will leave early next week.
' To Prevent Infant Mortality. Baby
welfare work Is to be Inaugurated in
connection with the work of the Visit
ing Nurse association. Arrangements
were made at the May meeting of the
' advisory board of the association held
yesterday at the public library club
rooms. The mothers, whose babies
have been under the care of the visit
ing nurses, are to bring them at stated
Intervals, once a week or once a fort
nlghtto the office of Dr. E. O. Ficke,
city physician, where the Infants will
be weighed and examined, their food
discussed and the mothers given a
short talk on the case and food for
the babies during the coming hot
weather. This Is splendid preventive
vork, and will keep the nurses In toucn
with the babies after they have ceased
their daily visits to the household.
Water Company Appraised. What
Ta the property of the Davenport Water
company worth? The question that
is now troubling the Davenport city
council was answered a short time
ego by an expert hired by the1 city
and for the munificent remuneration
Of $1,600 decided that the company's
property was worth about a million
and a half. The reply has not been
satisfactory to the council. In fact
the company seems Jo be unwilling to
State Just what it considers the prop-
erty worth. Joe R. Lane told the coun
Cil that the stock in the Davenport
Water company is worth at the pres
ent time one million dollars. In ad
dition to this the company has out'
ftanding bonds- for $450,000, which
would bring the total up to nearly a
million and a half. Professor F E.
Turneaurt appraised the company's
property at $1,500,000. He included 1
nearly a half million dollars worth of
paving in his valuation. Whether or
not this paving cost should be consid
ered an asset of the company the coun
cil is unable to decide.
Pastor to Attend Metiina. Rev.
John T. Houser, pastor of the First
Christian church, went to Chicago yes
terday to consult with 20 specialists
in church work regarding the church
efficiency congTess which w ill be held
at his church In Davenport next No
vember. The efficiency congress will
be one of the most important gather
ings of its kind ever held in Daven
port, or anywhere else, to quote the
Christian Standard, a church publica
tion, which is arranging the meeting.
The meeting in Chicago today Is for
the purpose of outlining the plans for
the congress. Dr. Houser was request
ed to bring the plans for the new
church which his congregation is build
ing, in order that the space may be
alloted for the different meetings,
many erf which will be held at the
Placed Under Quarantine. Another
case of smallpox was taken to the
pest house Wednesday afternoon when
D. W. Wilson, 1018 Ash street, was
placed under quarantine by the Dav
enport health department. According
to Health Officer Mullen, a brother of
Wilson from Des Moines had been vis
iting the latter in Davenport and be
came sick. Wilson urged that a doc
tor be called and the brother refused.
Shortly after this he is said to have
broken out and fearing that' the case
was smallpox he Immediately left the
city. A week later Wilson became ill
and the ease was pronounced smallpox.
This makes the fifth case of the dis
ease under quarantine at the pest
Obltjary Record. Wednesday even
ing at 9:25, at St. Luke's hospital oc
curred the death of John Delarue, a
well known engineer of Davenport
Three and one-half weeks ago Mr. De
larue was taken suddenly ill and was
operated on at St. Luke's hospital.
He tecovered from the operation suf
ficiently to see a few of his friends.
However, a second operation was nec
essary, which he underwent a week
ago, and from which he could not
rally. The deceased was born Dec
4, 1851, at Tiverton, Devonshire, Eng
land, coming to Davenport in 1864,
where he spent the greater part of his
life. He was married in 1S79 to Helen
Stewart, who survives him. besides the
following children: Mrs. O. G. Boden
of Mitchell, Neb.; Edith. Ethel, Doro
thy, Sidney and Edwin at home; also
a brother. Dr. Edwin Delarue of Oak
land, Cal. The funeral was held to
day at 2 p. m. from the family home,
504 West Eleventh street, with inter
ment at Oakdale.
The funeral of Mrs. Marguerite Repe
was held from the family home, 1023
West Third street, at 8:30 o'clock yes
terday morning. Rev. Purtell celebrat
ed requiem high mass, at St. Mary'si
church at 9 o'clock. The pallbearers
ere Jack Diver. Al Buereel. Karl
Kennedy, Joe Knox, Ed Knox and
John Holdt. Interment took place in
St. Marguerite's cemetery.
Island Monday after visiting with Mr.
and Mrs. J. B. Taylor.
Arthur Cosner left Monday for Rock
Island where he has found employ
ment. Miss Hattie Clark left for Cordova
Miss Ruby Taylor returned to her
home at Galva after a few days visit
with Miss Marjorie Baugh.
Mrs. A. C. Nye spent Monday at
H. C. Weinrich went to Galva Monday.
Miss Elia Cummings went to Osco
Mrs. George Huggins of Osco spent
Monday afternoon here.
Mrs. Harry Williams visited with
her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Glenn Tracy of Geneseo was in town'
Sam Wilson went to Kewanee Mon
Mr. and Mrs. George Baugh spent
Sunday in Rock Island.
Mr. and Mrs. George Cowden went
to Galesburg Monday.
Mable Beyers of Alpha spent Sun
day at the Edson Barmon home.
Mrs. Ardell Atkinson and two daugh
ters, Maude and Carrie, spent Sunday
Mrs. L. L. Otto spent Saturday at
Mrs. Chester Hall and Mrs. Mary
Calhoun went to Rock Island Monday.
Mrs. Charles Anderson and three
children spent Sunday at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Mundy at Galva.
Ruth Turner of Galesburg visited
over Sunday with her parents. Judge
and Mrs. C. M. Turner.
Mrs. F. A. Werbach and father, Olaf
Walline, went to Peoria Monday.
Mrs. Ella Patten spent Monday in
Mrs. Roe Bristol is aick.
Miss Esther Foster is very sick with
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At a recent dog show in London one
department had a row of kennels in
which was exhibited a line of "dog
heroes," dogs that had served human
ity in a noble way. These canine nota
bles proved to be the great feature of
the show. Among these, all autbentl
cated cases of noble conduct, were a
Scotch collie that had saved a child
from being run over in the street; an
Irish terrier that had guarded the
body of an old woman who had died
from exposure; a collie that had saved
a child from drowning and an Aire
dale that bad saved his master from
being stabbed by a Norwegian sailor,
"Yes." laughed the girl with the pink
parasol, "bo is the slowest young man
I ever saw."
"In what way, dear?" asked her
"Why. he asked for a kiss, and I told
him I wore one of those knotted veils
that take so long to loosen."
"Ami w hat did be do?"
"Why. the goose took time to nntie
the knot." Hack s Monthly.
Field Day May 22 Moline public
schools have substituted a fie'.d day to
take the place of the final exercises
that have existed so tosg. On Tnurs
day, May 22,. will occur the first of
what will be an annual event Ther
children will participate in out-door
sports including athletic contests and
calisthenics, flag dril', tad dress par
ade. Pennants will be awarded the
winners. All children of the third,
fourth,, fifth, sixth end seventh grades
will report at Browning park. Fif
teenth street between Twenty-first
and Twenty-third avenues, at 9 o'clock.
Space for each school will be desig
nated by large printed signs. Ar
rangements have been made for spe
cial cars on the Interurban to leave
Forty-second street at 9 o'clock and
pupils of the McKinley school will
meet at the school house at 8:45, and
bring lunches, which may be eaten at
the noon hour at the park or at Gar
Makes Good Showing A report of
Captain J. L. Dowell of the Volunteers
of America coverme the last six
months snows that a great deal of
good has been accomplished during
that period. The income and expen
ditures have been $1,116.40, while the
total indebtedness is $300. Much good
has been done through the employ
ment agency of the organization.
Historical Society at Springfield A
number of Moine residents interested
in Illinois history have gone to Spring
field, where they are In attendance at
the annual meeting of the Illinois
State Historical society, beginning
yesterday morning and continuing
through today. William A. Meese of
Moline, is among the number attend
ing the meet
Two Injured by Autos Two serious
automobile accidents occurred yester
day. Neither resulted in any grave
injuries although one of the victims
received two severe scalp wounds and
the other, a man of . 75, was badly
jarred. Rudolph Hincher, Fifty-fourth
stret and Fourth avenue, was struck
by an automobile as he was crossing
Fifty-fourth street at 3 in the after
noon. Dr. Donohoo of East Moline
wa scalled and examined Hincher,
but no broken bones were discovered
The ether accident occurred at about
7 a. m. August Hedin was riding his
bicycle down the Fifth street hill and
in some way he failed to see an auto
gcing at a fair clip over Twentieth
avenue. He ran into it and was
hurled to the sidewalk. Dr. A. H. Arp,
being summosed, found two bad scalp
wounds, one two inches long and the
other four inches.
Mrs. A. J. Lindstrom and two chil
dren returned to their home in Reck
John D. Rockefeller would go broke
If he should spend his entire income
trying to prepare a better medicine
than Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy for diarrhoea,
dysentery or bowel complaints. It is
simply impossible, and so says every
one that has U3ed it Sold by all
druggists. (Adv.) .
v"i fft( i mm h i rfimaiirr '" "
the evil effects of injudicious eating a good antidote should promptly be
resorted to. Three factors are needed for our well-being, fresh air,
pure food, and good digestion. It is possible to obtain all these. The
first is a free gilt of nature, the second is easily obtained by the careful
seeker; but the third, good digestion, is a boon of the greatest value
which is often neglected. Many of the ills that flesh is heir to are due to
When food i3 not properly assimilated complications must arise. A host
of disorders follow. The stomach fails to act properly, the liver becomes
sluggish, the kidneys are overtaxed, and poisonous accumulations result.
These cause headacnes, languor, dizziness, and other warning symptoms.
It is e: 5? to correct these conditions; do not delay but promptly
Beecham's Pills, and you will speedily regain your health and hap
piness. Next to pure air and good food, they are the greatest
benefactors of the human body, for they help in the great work
of digestion, lhey tone the system, strengthen the tissues
and assist the bodily organs to do their work properly.
A single dose win relieve, a judicious use win
prove a boon, ana you w:n Lave cause to Diess
"The Largest Sale of Any
Medicine in the World"
At all Druggists, 10c, 25c Dirtcthnt of tptcial taluw t awaraa an art trerj foe.
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Beer acted unon bv liffht smn tatre n a:-
able so-called 'light-taste,' and also a repulsive skunk-like
odor. Beer so affected is offensive to the palate of most
consumers, and there is probably nothing that will influence
tnem more against any brand of bottled beer than to have
once tasted beer possessing this 'light taste to a marked
degree. The presence of this defect, however, is not
always the bottler's fault, as the consumer himself very
1CLO eer siana m tne light. But the con-
0v4utm.cs uiusi usuauy ne Dome by the bottler.'
published bv the Wahl-Henius
Extract from "The Beer Bottler Handy Book,
IwtJtute of Ferroentology. '
Schlitz is sold in Brown Bottles to protect its purity
from the brewery to your glass.
In our brewery we spend more in purity in time,
in skill and in money than any other cost.
Why don't you, too, demand the pure beer
Schlitz in Brown Bottles ?
Find Disease Expensive Smallpox
cases since the middle of last winter
will coat the Aity approximately
$2,000. The plague was worBe than
last year and every precaution will be
made in the future to prevent the
disease in the city. Nine cases were
reported obtaining at the first of this
month, three of which have been
cured since and the last of the quar
astined will be released by June 15.
The six afflicted, are doing nicely and
there is little evidence of any new
cases this summer.
Extended European Trip Rev. N.
P. Giemaker, pastor of the Swedish
Methodist church of Moline, will Join
Moline's large cotorie of European
travelers, and will depart next Tues
day upon an extended trip, which will
absent him frcm this city for a period
of three month. Leaving Moline, the
local pastor will go to Chicago, where
he will be present at the commence
ment exercises to be he'd at the Swed
ish Methodist Theological seminary at
Evanston, going thence to Worcester,
Mass., where he has been engaged to'
deliver a sermon on Sunday. He will
sail from Boston. May 27, goins to
England, where he will remain for sev
eral weeks to study institutional
church work. From there he will go
to his former home in the southern
part of Sweden, Rev. Giemaker plans
to attend a conference to be he'd June
28. in Gotenbore, and will go north
from there to see the midnight sun. Ho
will also be in attendance at the world
Sunday school convention in Switzer
land, which begins July 9, after which
he will sail for the United States and
Obituary Mrs. Leoca Hutsebant of
East Moline died In the Moline city
hospital Tuesday afternocn. Death "sras
the result cf an operation performed
last Friday. The deceased was born
in Belgium 37 years ago, and was
there united in marriage to Mr. Hut
efcant, who survives, with thre
children who are Herman, Maurlca
and Helen. Four brothers are also
living, Jerome, Thomas and Maurice
of East Moline. and Otto of Kewanee.
The funtral was conducted front St.
Mary's Catholic church. Father Van
Stoppen officiating, with burial in S'-.
Mary'a cemetery. East Moline.
The funeral of the late Mrs. A. T.
Holmquist was held from the hotae.
172S Ninth street. Many friesds and
relativts were present to pay their last
respects. Tho flora! tributes were
mcjjy and beautiful. Rev. A. F. Bsrj;
Strom officiated, and a quartet com
posed of Lyfii Udt, Martha, Serene.
That MacSe Milwaukee
See that croivn or cork
is branded "Schlitz,"
Phone West 14
Carsc & Ohlwciler Co.
425-431 Eleventh St..,
Wilhelmina Westrand and Mrs. Mar
tin Anderson, sang Rock of Ages.
Neartr. My God to Thee, and Lead
Kindly Light. The deceased was
borne to her last resting place in Riv
erside cemetery, by GoGdfrey Ander
sos, Frank GustafBon, Fred Frisk.
John Sward, Andrew Kruse, and CA.
The funeral of Mrs. Johanna Lar
son was held Wednesday at 2 p. m.
from the late home at Forty-first
street and Colona avenue. Rev. Nela
Ncrdgren officiated. The pallbearers
were Charles Thor, W. J. Sinnett, A.
C. Griffin, George Bua'ard, Henry
Legerblad and George Scherer.
After an iMness of two asd one
half years with tuberculosis August
Schmidt of 310 Railroad avenue, was
summoned by death in the home yes
terday. Decedent was born in this
city December 12, 1877, and had epent
practically all his life here. He began
work with the H. W. Cooper Saddlery
Hardware company at the ago of 14
and as the result of painstaking, ef
ficient fervice he was steadily pro
moted during the twenty years he was
en employe. For a number of years
up ustil the time illness cocpelled him
to retire he had been entrusted wi'h
the position cf foreman. He was a
prominent Mason and a' so held mem
bership with the Odd Fellows in both
the Moline encampment. No. 153, and
in Moline lodge. No. 133. To mourn
his passing, there are bereaved two
brothers and four sisters Henry and
Joseph, Mary Schmidt, wl. hwbom he
made his heme, asd Mrs. Anna Mal
loy, cf this city, Mrs. August Ehlert of
Chicago and one sister residing In the
far west. The funeral will be held
from the late home at 2 Sunday after
noon. Sprvicrs v. Ill be conducted by
Rev. R. S. Haney and members of the
Odd Fellows wi 1 take part in the ric-s
at the grave in Riverside cemetery.
First addition. South Moline, $1.
Lamont & Breen to Gladys Ruh,
part lot 7 and 8, Walnut Heights,
South Rock Island, $650.
Alfred Larson to Leota Wharton, lot
14 block 168, East Moline, $1.
T. Richter & Sons to William J.
Donnelly, lot 7, 8 add 9, block . 2.
Fourteenth street addition, southeast
one-quarter, northwest one-quarter.
northeast one-quarter, section 7-17-1
II REALTY CHANGES II
E. H. Stafford to Parphilo Dolidge,
lot 3, blocf 7, Silvis, $300.
E. H. Guyer to Frank A. Whitney,
lot 17, block 172, East Moline, $350.
E. H. Stafford to Arthur W. Lamp,
lots 32 and 33, Glecwood, Rock Island,
Inoi Knudsen et al., to Tcafil Iwa--newskt,
et al, lot 4. block C. Pitts,
Gilbert & Pitts' Second addition, Mo
Alphonse B. Meersman to A. E. Dah-'
lia. lot 22, block 2, Chase Wright's '
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