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T&e Aroa chain of branch offlcea
tscludra ue following ;
j. j. Jupp's nuUua store. Fiftb
H. jC. Rowe'i pbarmacy, 4118 tour
Scnneidera drug store. Twenty-sev-enta
street, beventu avenue.
lieimoeck s pl.aruiancy, Sti2 Tlilrd ave
lue, Fifteentb street.
seller s grocery, 14 Fourtn street.
jlra. ijonuon s bouou store, tot V tutu
Street. ourleentn avenue.
Heunbecas pnarniacy. Z2 Tnir dave-
Kmest Eberts- grocery. 2i Eleventh
tun Street drugstore. Thirtieth street
aaa k txtn avenue.
College pharmacy. Seventh avenue
and Xitirty-eighin street.
Olsoa grocery, i'hiriceiiia avenue and
Dteler drug store, corner Fifth ave
aue and Twenty-inird street.
Hastihg m ft we grocery. 1T2S Twen-ty-siath
T. ti. Kelly Sl Son. grocery. 1923
rOR RKMT UOl'JEk.
TOR RENT Seven-room house at 1314
fciintu avenue. Inquire 1721 second
FOR RENT Three-room house: o4S
MlchlKan avenue, bouth ilotk Island;
t per montn.
fOR RENT Strictly modern six-room
house. Inquire aa-X. or llyj Twenty-first
FOR RENT Half of double house. S02
Seventeenth street. lmjuira at lo'iu
TOR RENT Strictly modern house,
dose In. tine location. Inquire 113.:
TOR RENT Six-room modern house at
tzi Forty-second street. Inquire 273ti
TOR KENT Aug. 1, 1021 Ninteenth
street, modern no-use; r'nt $-3. In
quire 1004 Twenty-second street .
TOR RENT Modern seven-room house;
fine location; also two flars. .well lo
cated. Fnone Kock .land 102i-X.
TOR RENT Five-room modern house
at 21S Js'lnth avenue. Inquire 2b2i
Ninth avenue. i'hone Kock lalaud
TOR RENT South half of double
house, tin Twenty-second street. In
quire 909 Twenty-second street.
Phone Rock Island ti-V.
TOR RENT Seven -room house; gas
tore and light, city water; at li23
Blxth avenue. I'hone flock Island
232; 4121 Seventh avenue.
TOR RENT Five-room house at 152j
Sixth avenue; city water, gaj llKt't.
and stove. Inquire 4121 Seventh ave
nue. Phone Hock Island 23i2.
TOR RENT Eight-room strictly mod
em house, 101 Twenty-nrst street.
Bow occupied by owner; bl k and a
fcaif from aiUier of twt car lines
TOR RENT Seven-room strictly mod
ern houne, on Eleventh street, be
tween Eighteenth and Nineteenth av
enues, on car Jine. rent cheap to good
Party. Inquire 11 Sixt'- nt:i street.
Gaardtaa's Sale of Heal Kfccate.
State of Illinois, County of Kock Is-
By virtue ot a dtrretsl order of the
probata court of said county, entered
at tne May term of said court. A. U.
114. on the application of J. F. Witter,
conservator of Nels Swauson. insane, to
ell the following described real estate,
belonging to said ward, situate In th
eeunty of Kock Island, state of Illinois,
t-wit: Iot number six i t. seven t.
'ht (I) and nine (9. block two 2,
Beecher and Walsh's addition to the
tl'y of Rock Jsland; and also lot two
Hi. In bio. k three 3 . Mos nfelder'a
place. In aii rity of Ftock Inland, all In
tn county of Kock Island and state of
Illinois: I shall, on the luth day of July.
A. D. 1V14. at the ea.-t d-.r of the coun
ty eourt house. In the city of Kock J
lar.il. In the county and state afore
said, at the hour of 10 a. m . sell all the
latrest of said ward in and to b e said
real estate at public vendue. Terms of
sa;, cash In hand.
J. F. WITTER.
Conservator for Nels Swsnson. ln-ane.
tOTKAlTORK AU Ulll.DEHf.
Jfokm VHIh & Co.
Manufacturers of ran, Poori. Blinds
nd ptairs. Interior finish of all kinds,
hardwood Veneer Flooring, and dealers
le Qisss; 121 and 23 tig n teen th street.
FOR RENT ROOMS.
FOR RENT Modern furnished room,
centrally located: 10S Bala flats.
FOR RENT Modern furnished front
room at 718 Seventeenth street.
FOR RENT Three modern rooms, up
stalrs. Inquire 1125 Third avenue.
FOR RENT Modern room, three blocks
from New Harper; 1827 Sixth avenue.
FOR RENT Modern furnished front
room .with telephone; 74S Seventeenth
FOR RENT Two modern furnished
light housekeeping rooms; 2312 Fifth
FOR RENT Modern furnished room at
S14 Sixteenth street. Fhone Kock Is
FOR RENT Modern rooms for light
housekeeping. Inquire 229-217 Six
FOR RENT Suite of three light house
keeping rooms, modern. Inquire 1816 V
FOR RENT Two modern furnished
front rooms for light housekeeping;
2716 Fifth avenue.
FOR RENT Three furnished rooms for
light housekeeping; strictly modern;
2.i; Eighth avenue.
FOR RENT Modern furnished room;
no objection to woman with references;
2j2'J Fourth avenue; flat li.
FOR KENT Modern furnished rooms
for light housekeeping; also sleeping
rooms: lllu First avenue.
FOR RENT Two furnished rooms,
modern, for light hc-usekeeping, at
636 Twenty-second street.
FOR REST Nice, light, airy house
keeping room, with kitchenette: pri
vate family; 107 Thirteenth street.
FOR RENT New room: telephone, elec
tric light, bath: no agents. Inquire
&3 Twenty-eighth street.
FOR RENT Two or more modern fur
nished rooms with every convenience;
rent reasonable; 1207 Fourth avenue.
FOR RENT Furnished light house
keeping rooms, also sleeping rooms,
on Iirst floor. Inquire 1204Turd ave
nue. FOR RENT Two large light house
keeping rooms, connected, on first
floor; partly modern; at i26 Sixteenth
FOR RENT Two pleasant, cool rooms;
hot and cold water in rooms; with
board; 2225 Seventh avenue. Fhone
Rock Island 1797.
FOR RENT Four suites nicely furnish
ed light housekeeping rooms; rooms
clean and light. Apply L. C. Ffoh gro
cery. 1400 Third avenue.
FOR RENT Furnished rooms for light
housekeeping; opening on Prch;
ground floor; nice view. cool. -len.
range, refrigerator, closet; one
block ; from business district and al!
wlins: to people of good character
only; 1416 Third avenue
LOST AXD FOtWft
, ()fT pocketbook on Watch Tower
Grounds. July 4. containing $10 in
currency and some change.
to The Argus. " -
I nsT ' Between Young McCornbs
and Twentieth street and Second ave
nue, or on Watch Tower cur. a pearl
setting. Return to The Aigus office.
' " n-.r a T a If nrnava.at.
n.-UKON HURST STAFFORD At-JA-KbO.
rirt,,. , Hock Island
torneys-a.-.- - . -
i.-irn INGRAM & SWEENET At-"tVn-W
counselor, at law. Money
torneya . etate. Rooms 2oO
'gos'peop?1. National bank building.
77... , IXM M WALKER Attorney";
law business: corporation,
.r. f l'll fettlesset
"r nzxx'Si s.iU"-T-- ofCbA"
adminlstrat-.r or in M
? l"i.i reivrl and settlement as such
,.s nnl "P;-T court of Kock fsland
in tne pr"S; le """ Md report haa
county, and larl Ing at 1 o cl k
b'" "It which time person. Interested
a- " n'Vd make obJef Ion. thers
rosy PPfr noble"tlons are filed, said
lV-J will b. approved at that time.
Tnd tVr under-.gned will '' "
"der of distribution, and ill !
ask to be "MnBIr?dr- 1514
jame W. Maucker. attornsy.
CPkTessTIek it coiReliable storage,
flr.t floc-r also manufacturer of an
inas tenti. wagon covers, etc.; tents
rent J 217 Thirtieth street, oppo
sire TMrteVnth avenue. Fhon. Kk
WHAT ARE YOU
FOR BEST FLATS,
FOR RENT Modern five-room flat.
8002 Fifth avenue. Phone Rock Is
FOR RENT New modern four-room
flat and bath, at 1039 Fourteenth-and-a-half
FOR RENT Modern five-room flat,
centrally located. Phone Taxman
Bros.. Kock Island 30a.
FOR RENT Furnished or unfurnished
upper Duplex fiat. 1025 Twelfth street.
Phone Ruck Island 1624.
FOR RENT Modern furnished apart
ment; Kosentield apartments. lt09H
Third avenue; references required.
FOR RENT New modern five-room flat,
609 Seventeenth atrcet. li,Ciiilr Sil
verman grocery. 609 seventeenth
FOR RENT Modern four-room flat,
with bath. Kosentield apartments.
1511 1 Third avenue. References re
FOR RENT From July 16 to Oct. 1,
three-room modern turntshed apart
ment at 4o0 Nineteenth street. I'hone
Kock island 3430.
FOR RENT Five-room furnished flat,
strictly modern and up-to-date; near
car line. Inquire 614 Twenty-seventh
street. Flat 3.
Masonic Temple, Eighteenth street and
THE STATED MEETING OF TRIO
A. Lodge No. 67, A. F. A. M-.
yhTday of each month, at 7.30 p. m.
W order of John Pearson. W. SL,; W.
B. Pettit, secretary.
4a. A. II
BL'FORD POST. 243, G. A. R, f
regularly on tne second and lourih
Saturday eveninga ot each month at
7 3u iu Memorial hall al tne court
house. W. M. Johnston, commander;
E. IL Buck. odJutanL
DRAFTING AND DESIGNING.
WANTED Drafting, designing, gen
eral tracings and olue punts ot all
kinds mtdo by competent draftsmen;
nrices reasonable. Fuha Blueprint
company. Davenport, Iowa. Pnoue
SWEDISH MOVEMENT Miss A. Eln-
arson. graauaie cwwio ,
aives treatment In private homes and
at ortice by appointmenu Phone Rock
island 21o8. Olhce. 6i Seventeenth
MOTORCYCLES AND BICYCLES.
TIRES (all makes) .accessories, lamps,
etc cut prices; 35 Flying Merkle
bicycles at wholesale price. 125 (or
ange and blue enameled); 12a East
Third street, Davenport-
Notice of Publlcatloa.
State of Illinois, County of Rock Is-
IaTo "he September Term. A. D. 1914,
of the circuit Court. In Chancery.
Mira-aret Dart Stevenson, complain
ant vl John Plummer. son of Thomas
Plummer, deceased: Charles A. Plummer-
W. Norrls Mummer. Mrs. W Nor
Plummer. his wife; Charles P. Plum
mer. Thomas Plummer. Frank Plummer.
Helen Baker and John Plummer. de
fendants. Bill to Remove cloud and
To'thi above named non-resident de
fendants. John plummer. son of Thorn-
Pltimmer. deceased: Charles A Plum
mef W. Norrls Plummer; Mrs. W Nor
rls Plummer. his wife; Charles P. Mum.
mer. Thomas Plummer and John Plum-
mNotice is hereby given: You and each
of you will jake notice that the above
entitled cause Is now pending in said
vourt. on the chancery side thereof, that
a summons In chancery has been Issued
therein .gainst you and each oT ou.
directed to the sheriff of said Roc k la
l.nd county, to execute, returnable to
the next September term of said court.
t he begun and hoiden at the court
house in the city of Rock Island. In
sahl count v, on the third Monday of
SeptemVr next, at which time and place
vou will appear and plead. , answer or
demur to tlii bill of complaint riled In
"Kt,ckU'lslsnd. 111. th day of July,
1M GEORGE W. GAMBLE.
'14- Clerk of Said Court.
Estate f Frank R. Harrington, ds-
CThe undersigned I MWI ., Jf:
BOlnted eaecutria of the last wlU and
fament of Frank R. iiarrington, late
of vn. county of Rock lslano. .tile of
Illinois. dec-asd, hereby gives notice
firit she will appear before the Hon.
Si'iiVo will, judge of the probate
zSSftot Rock Island county, at the pro
fOXi court room, in the city of Rock ls
i.d. at lh Tuly term, on the first Mon-iT-
J .l July nex t, at which time all per-
. K v i na- c laJ ms against said estate
lnJuned'and requested to attend tor
fhl nurpos. of having the same ad
iTt.d all persons indebted to said es
te ara requested wo make immediate
payment to the undersigned,
f,,.- - - - ' Aiy o April. A. D. 116.
""ANNA E. HA.KKINGTON
Walker. Ingram .weeney. atur-
ISLAND ARGUS, TUESDAY. JUI.Y 7, 1914.
Copyright. 1914, by R, L. Goldberg.
N'oo 'witva this -rcceJ op,
tOSPVTAUTX uUCt uJfS PURCHASED
wasTEU XALC HBXP.
WANTED Two automobile mechanics
at Nutting Auto company, 1612 Third
WANTED Good, reliable young man,
to work on truck farm. Inquire Fred
basso. South Kock Island.
WANTED Salesmen for membership
in organization selling automobile
tires and accessories to members at
cost; good commission rate. League
of American Aulomobillsts. 2478
Woodward avenue, Detroit. Mich.
WANTED Men to learn the barber
trade: we prepare you in few weeks;
can earn while you learn; tools given;
jobs always waiting; big demand for
our barbers at surprising wages.
Write today. Moler Barber college,
WAJITKD ncMtLH BRLP.
WANTED Middle aged lady as house
keeper; 2519 Eighth avenue.
WANTED Girl to do general house
work at 1606 H Second avenue.
WANTED Young girl to assist with
housework. Inquire 1218 Twelftu
street. I'hone Kock Island 2370.
WANTED Position by lady experienc
ed in stenography, bookkeeping and
general oltlce work: efficient worker:
one who will make good. Phone Kock
WANTED To buy. notit-n or confec
tionery store; state location. Address
Notion," care of The Argus.
WANTED To buy furnlturw stovee;
will pay best price. Call Knlfl. Mo
line Vol; 1620 'luird avenue, Moune.
WANTED To buy. a second hand tour
ing car; must be in first class running
condition and of recent model. I'hone
Kock Island 2862. 1
WANTED Bundle washing and iron
ing to do at home; worn called for
and delivered. Apply 817 Sixth ave
nue, or drop a postal.
ABSTRACTS OF TITLE.
unued to date covering any real es
tate In the county, prompt and ac
curate service at reasonable rates.
Kck Island Title Sc Abstract com
pany; J.J. Ingram, president; W. J.
Sweeney, secretary; 200-203. second
floor, people's National bank build
ing. Rock island.
State of Illinois, Rock Island Coun-
t5'ln'tne Circuit Court. In Chancery.
Foreclosure. General No. 7077.
Hjaimar complainant, vs.
William A. Giaeu. Llllle Oisen. Grace M.
Oisen, Harold W. Olsen, Lydia Ann Ol
sen, Elmer Edwin Oisen, the People's
Savings Bank & Trust company, ad
ministrator. Cum Tesuunenta Annexo,
of the Estate of Mary olsen, deceased,
and the People's Savings Bank At Trust
company, guardian ot rlarold W. Olsen.
Lydla Ann olsen and Elmer Edwin Ol
sen, minor heirs of John A. olsen and
Mary Olsen, both deceased; defendants.
Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of a decree of said court, entered In the
above entitled cau.ie, on the tenth 10tn)
day ot April. A. D. 1914. 1 shall, on
Thursday, the seventi. 17th) day of
May, A. D. 1914, at tne hour of 10:16
o'clock in the forenoon, at the east door
of the court house In the city of Rock
Island in said county of Kock Island,
to satisfy said decree, sell at public
vendue to the highest bidder for cash
in hand, the certain parcel of land, sit
uate in the county of Koct Isaind and
state of Illinois, known and described
as follows, to-wit: Lot number one (1).
in block number one (1). in Howard's
addition to the city of Kock Island, or
so much thereof as may be sufficient to
satUfy the amount of money herein
before adjudged to be due to the com
plainant, with legal interest thereon
and the costs In this case, and which
may be sold separately without material
injury to the uarnes Interested.
Dated at Rock Aslana. LL, thla 15th
day of Apr.!. A. D. 1914 HAAS.
Mater In Chancery, Kock Island Coun
tir-l Kohler. complainant s solicitor
ia the Matter of Ibe Estate ef Euclid
State of Illinois, Kock Island Coun-
In'the Frobate Court of said county.
June term .A. D. 1914.
To All Persons Whom this May Con
cern Greeting: ,
Notice Is Jiereby given that Achille
W Lauriault f the city of Champaign
county of Champaign, and state of Illi
nois, did. on the 2."tb of June. A. D.
114 file a petition in the probate court
of Rock 1-iland county. Illinois, together
with the affidavits of Achille W. Lauri
ault. John F. Lockney. M. E. Lockney
and H. C. fckney, setting forth the
facts and circumstances raising the le
sral presumption of the death of Euclid
Lauriault. and asking to be appointed
administrator of the estate of Euclid
Lauriault. deceased; thi.t said petition
has been set for hearing by the said
court on the Suth day of July. A. D.
1914 at lo o'clock a. m.. at the court
house in Rock lslsnd. in said county
and stste. when and where you can ap
near if you see tit, and show cause. If
any 'vou have, why the prayer of said
net it Ion should n"t he granted
ptiiiiun . JolIN K. FLEMING.
Clerk or the Probate Court.
Dated al Kock Island. Ill, June 25,
ISJuixn K. SootU auoraajf.
WITH IT -By
cmzexis act -TrirtaiKrr
FOR BALK CITY PROFERTT,
FOR SALE Seven-room house, all mod
ern, fine location, 850 Twenty-second
street. Phone Rock Island 1278-K.
FOR SALE Modern seven-room house,
2Vi lots; price 32,500. Address Box
219, Orion. 111.
FOR SALE Lots in Jos C. Scheurman's
addition; price and terms very rea
sonable; 406 Eighteenth avenue.
Phone Rock Island 2454.
FOR SALE Choice level lots near
Long View and Elm car lines; cash
or terms. Brian k. Groom, 801 Safety
building. Phone Kock Island 1935
FOR SALE A bargain; one of the pret
tiest bungalows in city; strictly mod
ern, excellent locality; a real snap;
33,600. 3500 cash. Phone Rock Island
2563. L. L. Hance.
FOR SALE An exceptional bargain;
12-room apartment house; Jot 70x196;
price for 10 tiays, 33.600; will net 9
per cent Interest. Pnone Rock Island
2016, or address "Owner," care ot The
FOR SALE Lots in John G. Schuer
raann's Sixth addition, from Fifth to
Seventh street and Fourteenth avenue
to Eighteenth avenue; payments, 35
down. f5 per month. Inquire 1700
Sixth street. Phone Kock Island 1296.
FOR SALE Lots in South Heights,
south' of Aiken street, betwen
Twelfth tnd Sevententh strets, on
easy terms; $25 down, balance In five
years. E. W. Robinson.-1454 Rich
mond stret. PhOne Rock Island
FOR SALE Or exenange, five pieces ot
Moline property; two located at 418
and 420 Sixteenth avenue; three at
705. 707 and 709 Twenty-seventh
streets, and one at 342 Third avenue.
Will .sell on easy payments, or take
good tlve-passenger auto In exchange
on any of the property. Property
rented, all bringing good rent. For
further particulars, write Box 353.
Rock Island. 111.
MOVING PICTURE THEATRES We
have one tnat pays over jo per
month net, in a live town of 35,000;
one doing equally as well In town of
45,000. If you want to get Into the
business, write or call on us. We
handle theatres and accessories ex
clusively and give facts concerning
them. Chicago Theatre Exchange,
"M9 South Dearborn street, Chicago,
FOR SALE Artesian water business;
will sell it to the highest bidder the
privilege of selling the Woodmen ar
tesian water and also all the stock
and equipment; here is a fine proposi
tion for party . with small capital;
bids will be received until July 6, and
the right is reserved to reject any
and all bids. Full Information will
be furnished on request to all who
desire to bid, . Mrs. Julia Lamp, J329
SUPERFLUOUS hair, moles, warts, on
face and arms permanently removed
with electric needles. Address Miss
A M. Kittredge, 1 Argyle flats, Brady
street, Davenport. Phone 3046.
COME and pick your cherries; 31 a
bushel at the Bollinger Fruit Farm.
Thirty-eighth street road.
ARB yon looking for a bouse or vacant
rooms? Then come In and see-our
Hat. Nearlv every racant house In the
trl-dtlea listed with us. No charges.
Sufttnerflelda, 113-15 East Second
atxeet, Davenport. lo'wa.
DRESSMAKING AND LADIES TAIL
LEARN up-to-date dressmaking and
ladles' tailoring, and be independent
and self-supporting. We tea-.-b you
to cut, fix. des'gn and make your
rcsn or suit from your own mater
Lala Dress form given free if you
enroll now. Positions furnished la
my shop when competent If desired.
Iiy. evening and private classes. G
H Grabbe. ladles' tailor and dress
maker. South Putnam building. Tel
ephone Davenport 733.
WORK for yourself; make money op
erating vending machines; full line;
pennies count: small Investment, large
profits; spare time: outdoor work.
Ferris. Hass & Co, Easton. Pa.
WE WILL BOND YOU Executors', ad
. ministrators', guardians', trustees, or
any kind of judicial bonds; lodges and
society officers: city, state, or L. B.
government officials; contractors, po
sitions of trust: In fact, any kind of
bond you want (except ball bonds).
Terras reasonable. Hayes A t leave
land, resident mansgers. Fidelity
Deposit Company of Maryland.
All the new. all the time Th
mBPMWH OTJO ST j
1 7S N,.lurH
FOR BALK n!CKLIANEOITS.
FOR SALE 1918 Harley-Davidaon mo
torcycle. Koch's Motorcycle Shop.
FOR SALE Pigs: Inquire Peter Schleu
ter. South Rock Island. Ninth street.
FOR SALE One surrey, one small bug
gy and two horses. Phone Rock Is
FOR SALE Dining room furniture,
steel range, bed room set. Inquire
709 Twentieth street.
FOR SALE Steel bronze folding bed.
cheap if taken at once; 37. Inquire
626 Sixteenth street.
FOR SALE Baled hay and straw by
the ton; 118 Twenty-second street.
Phone Rock Island SSL
FOR SALE Cheap, a small horse, suit
able for light work. McKown's coal
office, 1401 Second avenue.
FOR SALE Fast pacing mare, new
harness and rubber tired buggy, at a
bargain. Phone Rock Island 3093
FR SALE Furniture for two rooming
houses; 15-room house $300; 14-room
house 3250; If taken at once; 2327
FOR SALE Cheap, one electric auto
mobile In first class condition; will
trade for lot o fequal value; can be
seen at 1516 Fourth avenue.
FOR SALE Kimball piano in good
cc-ndition. cheap if sold at once; party
leaving city. Inquire HJ Second
avenue. Phone Kock Island 316-K.
FOR BALE Eleven-horse power twin
cylinder Ferro marine engine; excep
tional bargain; first class condition.
Inquire 3401 Ninth-and-a-half ave
nue. Phone Rock Island 2171.
FOR SALE Cash or payments, one up
right piano, one lot ot household
goods, one National cash registr; all
food as nw; will sll sparate Phone
uock island 177. or nail at 1619 Sec
FOR SALE One black walnut bed
room aet, one oak bedroom set, one
Iron bedstead, bookcases, china cab
inet, dining room table and chairs,
gas stove. Inquire . 1105 Twentieth
street. Phone Kock Island 437.
FOR SALE - Well lov-d 120-acre
See F. J. Schave. owner, on the place.
FOR SALE Rich Wisconsin farm lands,
cheap; we have fine agrlcu tural lands
in the great "Clover and Dairy belt
of Wisconsin at 10 to $20 per acre.
Send for particulars. -McLaughlin
Land Realty company, Merrill. V is.
CARNEGIE TOO MODEST
TO SEE SELF UNVEILED
T-rmrlon. July 7 The unveiling of
the Carnegie monument at Dunferm
,; lit. "Hamlet" with the prince
left out, for Andrew Carnegie did not
attend the ceremonies. Deing too mou
- himooir unveiled, according
to Richard R. Goulden, the friend and
sculptor of the ironmaster. uo o
just returned to London from Dunferm
"Mr. Carnegie declined absolutely to
be present to see himself unveiled."
ht- rcciidon. "but instead rode
DOJU . . -
through the town the day before, look
ed at the tarpaulin covered monument
and then hurried off to Skibo castle,
.ill- nna rentiest while sitting for
the statue was to cut out all allegory.
He did not wish any otner rorm oi
sculpture except a representation of
" 'Just the man, nothing more, was
the expression he used over and over
owt, uRiinllv adding: 'No dictatorial
attitude in my portrait, please.' "
Mr. Goulden added that It had been
a heroic task to satisfy tome 5,000-odd
friends and subscribers of Dunrerm
line and the countryside for miles
around, who had contributed anywhere
from a penny to a shilling toward the
monument, but from the comments of
the crowd at the unveiling he believed
that he had succeeded.
"Tha Inhabitants were unanimous"
he said, "that it was a speaking like
ness of Carnegie in run vigor, as ne
was about 20 years ago. I sent fix
scouts to circulate among the crowd,
the only war the sculptor has cf really
discovering whether he has made good
or not on a Darticular Job. and they re
ported no adverse criticism.
The sculptor intimated that the Iron
master was tiot a very stationary
model and added: "He is a roan of
such intense vitality that If he had
. i . , , 1 1 t m .... 1 .1 , inoi1 tlAVA
I actually sai em . .
caught his real character. I looked
him over for many days, tneugn. ana
took quantities ,of snapshot; I also
believe that I am the only roan who
ever caught Mr. Carnegie napping, I
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was so fortunate as to catch him asleep
in a chair once and made careful meas
urements of his face and head. He had
expressed perfect willingness for me
to do so or I should have probably
never caught him napping."
Mr. Goulden has been associated
with Mr. Carnegie's birthplace for
seven years as a permanent adviser to
the Carnegie trustees in art matters. "
NEW FRENCH LAW HITTING
INCOMES OF AMERICANS
Paris, July 7. This week Is likely
never to be forgotten by Americans
or foreigners resident in France, for
it marked the beginning of the opera
tion of the law taxing foreign Invest:
Americans are the hardest hit Inas
much as more wealth is represented,
by them than by any two other coun
tries. The consequence is that al
most frantic appeals are being made
to the chamber of commerce, the con
sulate and embassy that something be
done quickly to persuade the French
government to amend the act.
Strange as it may seem the law was
never intended to strike anybody but
the French who have been investing
abroad and not paying an Income tax
on the same investments at home.
But the provision is sweeping. It re
quires that 5 per cent be paid on all
foreign investments by "all persons
domiciled la France."
From men like James Stfllman,
James Hazen Hyde, Alfred S. Heidel
bach, Herman Harjes and all who are
construed to be domiciled here", in
cluding W, K. Vanderbllt, Frank
Gould, Clarence Mackay, William E.
corey, and many other millionaires
with huge racing stables or chateux,
if their property here be also con
strued to constitute a domicile the
law will demand a 2onr-part, of their
annual American income rEDm all
GIFT 340 JTEARS HENCE
Donation of $50 Starts Long Problem
in Compound Interest.
Berlin, July 7. Herr Selferth, may
or of the little Saxe-Weimar City of
Weiua. has made a donation to the
city, which has set mathematicians to
figuring compound interest problems
of an unusual sort. The donation con
sists of $50, and it is to be invested
and the interest compounded regularly
for 340 years, or until 2254. In May
of that year 70 per cent of the accu
mulated interest is to be at the un
trammeled disposal of the municipal!-'
The remaining 30 per cent is to be
! similarly compounded for a further
r.OO years, when the total shall vest as
I an absolute gift in the city,
i Estimates of the sum that will be
available in 2254 vary from $1,250,000
to $15,000,000. always assuming that
financial conditions do not vary great
ly from what they are today. I
The One Speech M. P.
No member ever . Impressed th
house of commons, with his gift of
silence more than General Forester.
This sensible man represented Mucb
Wenlock for 4 years and never madt
& speech. One member. Sir Charles
Burrell, sat for years, restraining
himself nobly. He made one speech
only in order tp introduce a bill pro;
vlding that housemaids should be for
bidden to clean windows from the out
side. London Chronicle, ...