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THE BOCK ISLAND JIG US. SATURDAY, MAY 24, 1913.
40-YEAR LOST BOY
boh realized who her visitor was. Mrs. j
Patterson owns a two and one-half !
acre poultry farm, and therefore wish- j
ed to remain in California until she j
j had disposed of her property, after,
I which she will join her son in this
j city next fall.
Prodigal Proves to Be Joseph A. NEW "FLYING BOAT" WILL
Stombs of Thi3 City Meet
ing: Is Pathetic.
REUNION IN CALIFORNIA
Ac,ed Woman Can Scarcely Realize
White-haired Man Is Son To
Make Home Here.
After having lost all track of her
hoy for 40 years, and beiieving him
TRAVEL MILE A MINUTE
Sandusky, Ohio, May 24. A mile a
j minute ia a flying beat" is the prom
ise of Harry N. Atwood of Boston, the
long distance avlatcr who achieved
fame by his Eight from St. Louis to
New York a couple of years ago. Since
the beginning of the present year he ,
has been working on his device in this j
city. He has had several successful i
'.My 'flying boat' will navigate both i
water and air." says Atwood. ' It will
make a mile a minute, and then some. I
a cosy home wiShin your reach;
your home furnished on our
June brides should visit this store before making their selections this new way of furnishing a home on our "Club Plan" is a great op
portunity for those who haven't all the ready money this plan saves you at least one-third over what you wivld have to pay the so-called
installment houses and besides you get furniture that is COO DFURNITURE.
Our prices are marked in plain bold figures that you can read. For over jo years we have sold reliable, trustworthy furnishings. We
stand back of every article. A visit to our store will convince you that we
SELL FOR LESS
dead. Mrs. Mary Patterson of 1 lay-' rtroit is 72 miles from Sandusky as
ward. Ca!.. 11 days azo again clasped ! 'he frow fl:es- 1 am Tea(ly to R'lara
him to her bonom. Tii nrodical was ,V. V . . ... -,
1 u,t11 wa! within 7'i minutes after setting sail
josepn a. .v.omta or thh; city, at prep-! from Sandusky
Lt employed at Iheuer's jewelry es- "New Yorl: is between 7m and f0" !
tabli-.lnnent. Mr. Siornb.- i:as just re-'!r'rs OD a oir'ct l-r-?- Ei'inz over j
inrn,i r, .i,.. ,vi.f -.. . -iana isn i as easy as r.y.r.z c . er m-
a vif it with his nnihT.
uhfrr'Ton can sail if vou want.
w ho experts . F,.a, r,,. J beliew that in mv fly-
to makp Rock Island Iht home by Sep-! ing boat' I shall be aUft to get to New
l''n,,,"r- ' York from Sandusky in less than 20
The meeting of mother and son was hours. I-ater "n I hope to be able to
ri affecting scene. IVofsting tl. at j reduce mater-ally the time of the 2fth
t!;e white haired man before her. him-j century limited and other fast trains."
s-!f a fcrandfu'l.er, was her husband. I Atwnn-'is devhe !s in realitv a boat
Patterson could scarcely be eriuinrerl with aeronlane winas and an
air propeller. It also has wheels so
brought to believe tlial be was really
lif-r Fon. tii- man whom 40 veers ago,
in the lltt.p town c f Chorkatee, Minn.,
she had parted trom. lit;!e thinking
that nearly a lifetime would pass be
fore they would ri!'-t again. At the
time of :hf!r pp.rting the mother was
a comparatively yomig woman ar.d
the son was in the height of his young
manhood. Now Mrs. Patterson is T4
years old, wbi Stombs Is a man of
Tj.'J years of ag", hoae hair has al
That Do Not Flop in the Wind
It is the only porch shade
made that has the "No-Whin
Attachment" " that holds it
firm in any wind. The sun or
weather does not effect the
Aerolux. They come in many
different colorings, come and
that it land upon or start from the
ground. The how of the crr.ft Is fitted
Ike an automobile and the machine Is
cranked and started just like an auto.
The boat is :i feet long. The planes
surmounting it measure -to fee;, trom
end to end. The "flying boat." as a
who!", weighs 1.5imi pounds, notwith
standing the fact that it is cor.strurted
cf the lightest material obtainable,
inor'ly violin wood and bamboo. The
motor weighs 1 pounds. The total
DiMnw-tiiv iijt, i weight of the craft, with the aviator
The rlrruniMar.ces hy which the ami two passengers, will be approxi
Uock Island man learned that lii.s i mately two tons.
mother was still living were peculiar. Atwood employs a dozen different
The HavHord o"jr.i-,:aHe wrote to the 'men in his workshop, prominent
mother's cousin in Minnesota, and: among whom is Weldon 15. Cooke,
this per.-on w .-(. to Stombs com-in the California birdnan, who with a
In St. Paul, who In turn wrote to the 'second "flying boat," of an entirely
mother apprising h.er of the fact that ' different model, has entered the inter
lier son still lived, and would Foon be! national great lakes flying cruise,
out to visit her. whUh will start from Chicago July s,
The glad new.- that her son had ! to finish at Detroit 1ft days later. Al
lien discovered a:.d ?ns on his way 'most daily Cooke flies oi.er thj bay
weft was too mucli for Mr?. I'atterson land lake.
and she hardly realised that i: was her j The "flir.g boat." if it j roves to be
Hon who stood before her in her little j the success that Cooke and Atwood
cottage. Stornbs v. as greatly Rfl'ectM i preditt, wiil revolutioni7; flying. It
with the change tiniu had wrought in 'will enlarge .the fiebl of travel to such
hi motiier since he had las', spoken ; an extent, they think, than an over-
to lir'r at:d for a time the couple look
ed at one another without saying a
word. At la.st Mrs. Patterson broke
the silence, saying that Stombs could
no' be her son. but was her husband.
It r.s not un'il hour afterward that
in lier rfitrd conditio;,. Mrs. I'atter-
the ocean trip will be a pastime.
Atwood admits now that lie had
a "flying boat" in mind when
he considered a flight across the
Atlantic some time ago. And he may
attmpt this flight in the not distant
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
From The Argus Files of 1888
i From The Argus Files of 1SSS.) j touched landing here on her w ay south
May lt The polire have taken up this morning,
n bay cult tvo years old, whii li the The Milan street railway will make
uwnem will tind in the city pound. , 40-minute trip.i to the Watch Tower
It is rumoed tiia: the mayor is to tomorrow, provided tiie weather Is
bring the gviliotine into play in the j plta.-ar.t.
pnlb c force between this and the ' '
next meeting of the city council. j May 21 George Schneider of the
There promises to he extensive enterprising shoe house of Wynes and
bu'hlitig on Second avenue thir. sum- Schneider, has gone to New York for
iner In th v ay of new lm dn"ss Mocks. ! the purpose of laying ia a stock of1
Obi W.U-.ii.wip" N sobering olf g:ad- footwear for the new store the firm,
ually. but after iti prolonged spree j has arranged to open in the ne w Rev-'
It w ill be some time b' fore It reaches ' nolds building on Moline avenue. The
Its normal condition again. (firm has secured a five-year lease on
Those motors on the I'nion i:ie ar the most desirable store rooms in the
getting to be dangerous institution 3. buildings, and w ill open up Aug. 1.
Yeoterdny one of'tiiem struck tiie rear j The Rock Inland Lumber company'
of a wagon which w;.s cro-sir.g the has recovered 5.000 of the S.900 logs
tracks on Twenty-eighth street. Aside ' carried away by tiie breaking away;
from the fact that the accident dam-! of the government bulk-head 10 days '
au-ed the wagon considerably, it en-' ago. Neither of the upper saw. mills I
' I 1fe?Jlf mm
1 yHHL . ong
1 1 W LL-3i22gH
Special Will Please You
will please you even better
after six months or a year's
service in your home has
shown you its splendid wear
ing qualities. It's a high
grade Brussels, closely wo
ven in one piece. Come and
be the judge yourself. Spe
aHttm liril ii'iwij : rim Tr i Ml
We Had to Stop Advertising
These beds because the people bought them faster than we could
get them shipped, but another carload was unloaded yesterday.
Such sensational values in brass beds have never been seen in the
tri-cities before. They look good now, but the best of all they
This is the only store in the town that gives you a written guar
antee, backed up by an insurance company, with every bed.
mj-T Ti , THE BOND 8EHINP TVF BCO
i ms is Kjnc fazzein kjuz or
So at Clemann & Salzmann's
Colonial design. The big continuous
corner posts are full two inches in
size. Same as cut except five fillers
and less husks. They are finished in
royal satin. Don't forget an insur
ance policy comes with this bed, guar
anteeing the finish. (I?
Special at . . .
Clemann & Salzmann's Deds Can Never TarnishAsk Us Why
All the comforts of a resort right on your
w MI R -: '5f .w
The moft perfect and most econom
ical refrigerator on the market, lined
with white enamel or porcelain. It is
the only refrigerator with a perfect
water cooler You save one-third of
jour ice bill if you use an Automatic.
A solid carload of this high Quality goods at re
markably low prices. Hong Kong furniture is the
most comfortable outdoor furniture on the market
today. It is furniture that is easily kept clean, can
be scrubbed with a brush without harm, 75 differ
ent styles to choose from.
COPYRIGHT i9ir f PITTSBURGH HICHSOM CO
Your baking will always be good and
your kitchen cool with the new style
Buck's Gas ISange
There are many reasons why 'Bucks" are belter
gas ranges. One 13 that it is the only absolute san
itary gas ran ge made. The ovens and oven racks
of a Bucks gas range are white enameled. It is
ecsy to clean and the moment a Bucks gas stove
enters your home you save money, because a Hucka
will use just one-third less gar,.
ALL GAS STOVES CONNECTED FREE.
Don't make your outfit selection before you see the wonderful values, opportunities
and savings that Clemann & Salzmann offer.
Corner Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue
ISock Island, SIS;
danger.'d life. The t it y couik il would
do tn vi t which would be generally
a;.." . "ovrd, if It would stop tho-.e motors
Couiing into town altogether.
May ID -It i- ur..!or:tood tl.r.t
will run tliis summer. The A mill
crew will' be gent to Davenport to
run the company's new miil there, and
the B mill crew will be sent to the
lower miil, wulch will run day and
B THE VALLEY CLARION B
disturbance crca'ed of late by the
charge ,.f revolvers '.n the hands of May 23 There will be no prayer
f ie night p;iiiemm has been ccca- meeting at the Central church TTmight.
t lotied by sotne cf the fnree pra"tic- The water is steadily leaving the base
Ire in their aim by mooting at the , menl. The regular services (if the
moo::. Tl-oy expect row to be d"ad ; church will be resumed next Sabbath.
-Ih1 .s In the future, even to br'nging .
dowzi ti e fle.dt:g cuiprlt as well as ' May 24 A glorious rain last night
K.tvlng the hat. I' is hoped that with Tiie annual reunion of the Thir
ti:i' explanation there will be no more ' teer.th Illinois infantry is being held at
ur.ficlitig remarks a'n ut our police t Sterling today, and several Rock Is
f''r '" landers, who belong to tilts regiment.
The new government fte?mcr Llll are in attenuat.ee.
nr.(;i; nt tAK5.
"I make $Jo per day end am a bog
gar. Do you make that much and do you
own property? Beggar, yes, I'm a beg-
and he proved a host to the other v':c:
tints of the cells last night. He acted
as scng l"ader and it so happened
that all of the prisoners were singers
! cf note. A lew hours of serenade
gar. and begaing is ail right," v.as the'
w;itipn answer Kd Kmmons received i
when he re? s;d a donation to a deaf ;
and dumb young man who was aro'ir.d ;
Tair.;i;co begging last week. Mr. Km-'
r.'.ons wrote ca a slip and told the beg-1
gar to quit beggin? end go to a state :
institution w here they cared for peo-!
prc enjoyed b:
the details to justify us iu telling the
fctcry to the world.
when IV lite Macistrate Cartwrighi j
appeared in court :n the morning the
enviror.T.f n' was so agreeable 1 hut he j
dismissed ai: of the prisoners. (Jeorg'j !
Brisco. negro, swept the jail recep-1
tioti room, out cf p;re. gratitude.!
There was no charge against the pris
oners further than that they were in
A I'KW Y SHOW KIS.
St'nday was a record breaking day
at the Hiilsdale Sur.cay school. The
attendance was 102. collection Si.65.
I.arsest attendance by class No. G
the eggs were a total los but the
wagon was had'.y wrecked.
THK HE.tl. I 'Xt l.i: TOM.
(Milan Iiidr pendc-rit.)
There are many lauded enterprises
that have become grout from small I
beginnings. Two of tiie greatest of)
successes of modem times that is due. h-lic.e the
to push and er.o'gy and hono.-t C.-ai-j what led up
ing is to be found in the two iratn- j ; vents of o.
moth enterpriscb that have catered t; ' ( xhibil in M
r I the publia demand for iniitrur.t.ive : ;Tll. j ..v js.
good clean, (skillful rc'ors. the reil
hlaiitatirn darkies and Cuban b'ood
hounds. So nia!;esliifts, but every
thing in order and of the hst, T1CR
KY'S V'lele Tom's Cabin ccmjiany is
worthy of the succi-sb it has gumed
and we would be nh.d to have every
man. woman and lilid see this story
presented bv tliia ccmi'ariv, for we
ccUertirn 73 cents. Sunday school at
the usual hour next Sunday, 10 a. m.,
everybody is cordially invited to come.
IN IN BUSINESS
-,I-le like him. ar.d received the above j Uxicatea ac-cd rjuarrelsome.
The Most Successful Men in Any Walk
of Life Are the Sober Men.
; reply penciled on a note booK lear. j
i 7 he young fe'.low, w ho appeared to be .
! ftroag. heal'hy man claimed on his.
i tf lici'ir.g sheet tht he could neither j
' hear nor taik and was a poor orphan :
securing f'.irds for a college educa
j tion. When he struck Vr. Cmnions
: he was referred to the state institu-
thin and then came tack strong that
he was gettinc along all right max'ng
! $20 a day and insultingly asked if that
"There i no man sr.-r: er.cu:h to
put over a commercial lie on the Amer-
v an i ecple atid make it live." a t that, i
naut'io; foa :n its tru. It :s
suffers and financial, j hycical. mrn'a! ;
Pltlm' f-:l-itt n.,.l-, .Xfryn ,
( . . .uiiu.E iL.o: ir ii.iii
inre is onsy one way of egeare: right :
about face and d'scoutinue the use cf
alcoholic, liauors. I
'.so tr:;o that the American people! ,,jn-t thl:ik ;-0,, ca ,.ru, out-. ,he :
sooti become sus; icle'js cf tie drink-'d.-ir.k without medical assistance. You!
ir.g riiif.: th-y do r;r; war.: to d husi-1 can't, or at least fw do. We make it.:
r.ess with Ilka or perr.i'.t him to tacj!e : eiiy for you. The Neal Treatment re- (
their affairs. jmovrs a!! dcsira. craving of physical)
Why? Heeausc thxr know he Is un-1 necessity far drink la three days, and
trust Acrtfcv; his brain is r.rt ilear: he 'you may return to your business or'
is in a measure :nsn-.e. Who will'n?-1 occupation n the fourth day with a
iy fir.p'.'vj a drunken physician or !a- rifar brain nerves steady in f.r.e '
r or anyone whose bra! i is r.iuddie.l ; comlit on mer.'ally ar,d phyt,ica:',y. I
with lisjicr? tmh a res a is a living The Nfai Treatment, is a success, te-1
Iie--at;f n.ptir.g to sell his Tv!ces. cause it gives value' for value. Abso-'
ai;reeir.g to ftive. for va'.-.ie received. . lu privacy is strictly maintained at i
h's best thought and effort, h- ia r-.'s- 'all tlrr.es.
l eprrsnticg ; be cannot rive his best . The Xeal Institute is located at 5"!
thcii).ht with Ms b'a'.a benumbed tylKarr.jm street, Davenport, Iowa. Call,
sKoi.ol: he rhea's his cmployir. a''d 1 w rite cr phone fcr farther information .
snorter or latr h is frifd oi. lie or fo- f"r I'fra'ure drseribiss tic
begins to go dowa hill; his b-siticss t treatntcnt. (A-lv.j
v.as net more than Mr. Krrmons, a
property owner and business man.
was making, and wound up by saying
that btggiue was H right.
If the beear's written e'atemea is
cirrect he is makina at least $120 per
week or Ho to $5"0 per month, a sal
ary that wo-.ild mak? most any man
ia Tampico sit up and take notice a::d
every penny coming from men who
are ecrtiing in nearly every case Ie;s
in one week than the be eg a r boasted
he cleared in a day. Such fellows
ct:ght to be jailed, or l;elped off the
streets and out cf tor. on the end ci
some poor laboring nun's boot.
now sih fir.Ts t.h,
( Blue Island Sun.)
Miss Sarah Padden, Kaglewood's
sweet young native star, wiil return
to the National theatre for the week
of May IS, as Annie Jeffries, in "The
Third Degree." Miss Padden has a
meiting approach and a golden femin
ity which predisposes an audience in
her favor even before she makes
known tl:j extreme reach of her pow
or as a delina'or cf strong, feminine
recognition which must be hers as she
XMIIOW .Krs THK TKlMf.
(Pert Byron Globe j
A man perhaps tin years of age oc
cupied a tent on the vacant lot oppo
site Frank Morgan's residence this
spring. He worked around town et
odd jobs. Before he left he imparted
the startling information that he was
goirg to "get a negro" in his home
town. Ft. Madison, Iowa, who pad been
making "goo-goo" eyes at iiis wite.
He left his trunk with diaries Zieg
ler, when he went away, and now
Charley has a letter from Mfs. A. I).
alone, an enviable ! Sanford of Ft. Madison, asking that
the rise to national I the trunk be sent to her. and says she
is the widow of the man who left lt
here. This wou'd indicate that In
stead of Sanford
amusements. From the Or. vb of -mi!
things they have mouni'id upv.-Hrd.-j ( N1
until now these great, concern.-. ;:!ind Ij'-i'l
at the top without competitor.!.
Everyone Knows of what v e speak ;
without mentioning the names, firj
Uingling Bros, circus and Terry's 1
Fncle Tom's Cabin company are now
household words. The teachers in j
the public schools, the preachers from
the pulpit, the lecturer from the plat
form, futhers and mo'hera each and
all encourage the attendance tu see
the great national drama in its entire-!
ty as presented by the Terry companv. j
Nothing is more disappointing how-'
ever than to be faked arid .v. tiii-t
mii' h loved ph'y cut up and manglod !
by these hurdy-gurdy, fly by nigh, j
companies that never have nor never
can give satisfaction in giving a paro
dv upon the won'lerfu story. 'ha
name TERRY'S Fncle Tom's Cabin I
company is always a fu 1 guar 'Utee (
'ory when written was
to one of the great
r iiuliftis lii.-t(r'.. V;11
bin on We dnesd ty evn--(Adverti:
er hesitate about -,-lvIng Chafi
m'n Coir-h llemedy to ehildrfi.
It contain:; no opium or other "nar
cotics a;,d can be given with Implicit
confidence. A-i a o.uW:k cure ftr
coughs arid colds to which children
are susceptible, it is unsurpassed.
Sold by all druggists. (Adv.) 1
, .c u tcu:u6 u.-bu j tort wtieii they prebetit the iiiay i - I
me negro got fciai. will be a true representation of the !
TII ? MH RKT.
(itcysoius rress.) author's story. Inquiritu have been
Nathan A. Taylor, vice-president cf AV EOc-STn ordinhy acc ioi;t. j s(.rt fr0TO otripr bhows to pick up
the local Automobile club end past '. (Albany Review.) j pointers and try to profit by gaining
master of the an of ge-Ciag in and cut I Ralph Willi ens cf Gardenplain, met t the secret cf their v.-onderful isi'-ee:t.
rf troub'e without attracting a't' n-1 wi'h an accident Saturday afternoon i Imitations have sprung i'p l.ke Jonah's
hich he broke just on'- hundred gourd to wither In
Grsai Lakes Oruisci
A Full ?'fk' Crtsm un t tci y-wab
Mmn-otm f itly tl.icf 'itoir-ji ti:ny -;-'if fumJ
rli itAnr.. ft iVT iU i (r I.u- i'r-.rt. KuPalo.
Spend a full jr at Niafrftra TalU. An Mtz
jKrtive, UycyUc i i mTfatjr.g trip.
it ft r rr-y-v m Tr-r n n ana
tllCAuU 1U O'Jrf ALU R.nj
Aifordin? n opcrtanitr to visit
MOI.IVE It l U. MTF.
(Mo'.tne Mail and Journal.)
The quit and sti'd situation et
city- jail took a change with
change ia weather yesterday ar.d
register cf r.ta'r.ed seven names.
tier, has a secret mis weex v.iiicn ne , m winci ne orose just on'- nunarea coura to wither in a night ju a
r'fuses jo share Mi'h The I're;s. Mr. : dozens of eggs. The young man 'school of minnows fcilowig !u the'
I Taylor went :n'o tn tr!-clt:eg fcatur- enves an eg-; wagen from Garden-1 wr.ke of the whale. Tnere. 1" m seer-i
: day cvericg ia his Ford and started J plain, and was in Delhi neighborhood j in their fc'iccefs. It is simply i'-.i'd-i",
i heme after sarl'gi:t, bring.ng s t- faturday gatuering up a load. While i fair and honest wih the public. (.','
the , sengers t-o cf bis 5i2ters-in-law fror 'm a high grade the wagon lessee-ing them a true repr?"o::tat.'OTi of
;ne Hawkeycccm. t.n rcuie roac he nio brcKe ar.d the wagen Ewung
to the! Harriet Ward Beecher St'jwe'a
the another pi.ee cr two of "exor-rien'-e," side and over the b3nk. It was a bor-: derful story of c every befcre th
in but sr. fr cur reporter aetc-ctives ; rible sight that met the driver'.! view civil war. They crr;
ittc list was the world lamed "Dutch" 1 have not been able to learn c-iioush of i when he got from the vreefc. Nc. only lend orchestra money
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