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FEBRUARY 27, 1015.
WEEK FOR DEALS
HEAVY TRANSFER OF FARM
PROPERTY EXPECTED TO OC
CUR ON NEXT MONDAY.
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County Rcorir Expects
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?n. V - r-i i; r 1 .un Km: 00 r .r lry- .j'jlc rc Q ''-rt "nit. . Ix-d Ua a double bl.inkct. (licet and
'irf a"n j rrr.:ner rou r r!: f..iz UrlJ', prl , t!il. k n:afre .. There is a readiut;
IVf - r Vo.- r w x .i . ' m iry ; G-o-a n,-jr l-:l tt.-r ar.d ro.ni HJ r.nrly a acoro of popular
at oo:. i ; r.,i,rt'i du-t. "The Q jrre!. i n armrnics, a dln:n room, a aiuoking
l':: i V. -.n f. n I f i'i w -k !M" t l. . CAr arr-1 fi--o-r: Sf-ir.!!; ao'.o. rrin l.ero the liomeieK may gather
ta hvit a "-' ! r I '.r- I A V ' J5 f. sro'llard: t!n Sfr Uvi! ar.und th utovo for a comfortable
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A WELCOME RELIEF!
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St tht our Prirate
Stamp orer tie seek of
Bottle L ustreken.
! Submarine U.
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Submarine 4efrniiac the Panama
canal (top) and one ml L'aeU Sam 'a
latest aubiaartac which arms uxler
water 34 hevra.
Wiii.inr'on. I. - b. That
h"p t.t Ti-tory for the Cn!tl SLatea
Vi t-.o eTrnt of ar would d-p-nd
;jr.-:v. if n.A entlr-!j'. on the number
f Miba-ariai- hlc! fch riuld utn
rr: :i t. br n-aa-t dff-pe. 1 the
urr-j r.t alviir-r.-d l.y nrnatora who
1. ti. jr.-! n:u' -rx.-r appropriation
r it A:.. rir a ui;ilm i fl- t.
.'nr m.-!t 1 irke j ly the repub-:..-n
n.'-ri.t'-ri of tNj upp-r houne.
; r l fy u!'n.arln-a of a ko-
!.? Iji ar.-l twenty f ur nial!
l.i- r.r-r )ar. Smooli
a ; jr . ;r . at .:'. m'' h.
l'i-,.fi.n ir ha-i d-nion
ly'.ni any i j'-Ml'.n." .-nil 'one of the for. most Inventors of sub-tively small radilus of action, both sur-.-in..t
la in trod at in h: nianms. d.)ar-. tliat the Brnt-.t , face and submersed. They should be
r.t t" p-n.i:riif naval ap- ' batt.i-.;ips nro uf-l-sa uh.-n attacked aaaiRned to fixed etatioua. off the coaxt
r. a -tha.1 .u(:uarlr.-4 are ' by ub:narin-!. lie explains how New as IlKht vfss. la are assigned.
!naIuA! :r f r d-f.-ri;"' -f nait i iiiej
-i . i ..,: Til t U the w.rt of d-
f. r.- tu la th.- counsry more tack or the lauding of troops. His arli- fense, but it would be thoroughly ef
iti.aii ar.ythiu !e." cle eoniluues: f tive In preventlns the Invasion of a
t-Ckrra:ic int u.U r of tUe acnate. "To destroy ghip In a harbor or country or the bombardment of any of
ihi:-. b.-:n!-rin that th? l.oue appro-J back of mine-protected bases requires its coast cities.
prut!.a Utr aubniartne wajt far too ! a diftercnt kind of vessel from cither J "If the days of common sense ever
, nn.ai:. ! nt ko a far a Senator ; th cia.-.t Uef.-nse or the cruiser t pe. , arrive and all nations pet together and
i -- .,r f T- . r l ave amend'-d the hou.-.o It require the Iv and cunnliiK lactic aureo to disarm, weapons for a semi-
r.iui I .U ! a l' probl. t
nifin.jr.ciM In.tml if on", and
K. loaJ of 11. of the sutallcr typeiand t
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In in r'!I- In i- current ..m of J rr! '.
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ri.'l civn a il.-i.j h:f-il enter-.
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c all t Ha Tt
from that awful
eating can be
careful diet and
the assistance of
It tones, strength
ens and assists the
in every way.
It is for Poor
& Indigestion. ry
S. Hope in War,
' York and the principal seaports could
j Hucceihlully difiat all att-iupt.i at at-
of a rat. which burrows und.-r or
Its way through obstructions.
ia fii work lu the dark.
rf.-c t defvOie of any harbor or
,:ie may be provided by iiiex
suhniarir.e ? with a co.xpara-
DAY IKf DAVENPORT
"Arrny" Given 5300 to Ectuip Place
Kurnl-l.ed cratls with an eight-room
ho i-- to .-rvt as a new li. adquarters
a;lo Ins a great extension of their
! r-l!f f rk flnd the bomu equipped by
J.t'i.) Klven bv local charity workers.
S,e Suivallon Army opened at Sixth
'anl llrndy streets a new headquarters.
Tls buildlnc located on the southeast
corn.-r of Ixth and Hm.ly. was Riven
Army rent fre by Ir H. J. Pal-
mr. tSe b-a- holder. It has been fit
ted u wl'.h 37 brand ne
janl restful mioke and a kitchen where
trie free i.r-aKlali lor ins oreau line
art- prepared. When the bread line
was Inaugurated under the direction
of Adjutant S. Justvls of the Industrial
' d.-parimctil to months aRo there was
heavy repone that the old
luartera In the llttlo kitchen at
rear of thi Army More a few
lioti..TK down the street was so crowd-
i ..I Mt If . t f n,n-t4 lf c1 V ..on mrkt-M
room was absolutely necessary. For
th benefit of th men out of a Job the
Y. M. t A. i to open free employ-
meet bureau next Monday. The bu
reau will be open for men and boys of
Davenport only. It la to bo run for
two months oa as large a scale m pos
sible. Send Garments The busleat place
la Davenport today Is the headquar
ter of the Steuben lied Crosa society
on the third floor of the Central office
building- It recmblas a garment fac
tory In a Mr city. These garments,
finely finished pajamas, shirts, knit
ted socks, bandages thousands of
them, were stacked to the celling. All
morning yesterday the ladles were
busily engaged la assorting these gar
menu and la the afternoon the pack
ers engaged In boxing and crating
them re dy for ahlpment to Washing
ton. D. C. Here they will be turned
over to the American Red Cross and
by them conveyed to the German Red
Cross of the Fatherland. This is the
first shipment of the Steuben society
anJ It certainly I- a magnificent show
ing on their part. Other shipments
will follow as fast as the garments are
Twenty-fourth Anniversary Celebra
tion Two hundred members of the
Woodmen of the World lodge met at
the St. James, hotel to commemorate
the :4th anniversary cf the founding
of the lodge and of Ctrnlval Camp No.
1. the first camp of t.ne order. It was
the blgget event of ears In W. O. W.
circles. Gathering at Hibernian hall
the Woodmen formed In parade and
marched to the Su James, where the
I "What misb
ive defense is
hat imlit be Icrmed a semipaas-
the simplest fonn of de-
passive defense should bo the only
"I still believe, as I always have,
that the submarines will drive the
heavy armored battleships from
(Initiatory work and the big annivers -
I ary exercises and banquet took place.
j Thirty-six candidates were initiated in -
' to tl-.e order, two of whom w ere given
he full degrees.
Smallpox Victim Found In Nahant
K.-si.lerts of Nahant are alarmed over
tho discovery of smallpox in that vil-
lage. Ernest .Petersen, a young man
20 yeart, of age, has contracted the
contagion. He has been ill for a few
days pat and when Dr. Bendixen of
this city was called, he pronounced
the case one of smallpox. The Daven -
port health authorities were notified
and the victim taken to St. Robert's
i'.olallou hospital. A second smallpox
cam. was reported to the health au
thorities. Charles Hlntze. aged 25. be
ing quarantined at 1.1s home. 1"0 1-2
Mound ttreet. Health Officer Lee Val
entine estimates, that there are 30
caes of smallpox in Davenport at the
Marriage Licenses A license to
marry was Issued In the district court
clerk's office to Clark Hickson and
Lizzie Nicley. both of Geneseo, 111.
Noted Engineer Once Lived Here
John F. Wallace, the noted engineer.
who created the original organization
of the Panama canal construction
forces, and who went from the canal
to New York to become president of
the big Electric Properties company
there, writes to W. II. Wilson of Dav
enport that he remembers with pleas
ure the period of his residence in Dav
enport In the early '"0"s, and the brief
time that he read Biackstone In Mr.
Wilson's office then. Mr. Wallace Is
a graduate of Monmouth college of
which his father was a 'president. Aft
er bis graduation he came to Daven
port, lived near Twelfth and Ripley
streets, and worked in the government
engineer s office In Rock Island.
Claim $10,000 for Auto Hurts Trial
of the $10,000 damage suit of Isaac
Meyers against Oscar Block was start
ed In district court yesterday. The
plaintiff, who Is an aged resident of
Buffalo, seeks the above amount for a
compound fracture of the leg, bruises
about the head and body, internal In
juries and nervous shock resulting
from the mishap. Meyers claims that
during the month of July, last year, he
was standing at the side of the road in
his township, talking with women in a
voiiiae. uiocK. ne alleges, came up
on them and turned to the wronR side
of the carriage to pass It. striking him
and throwing him several feet.
The damage suit of E. F. Martin
against the I. & 1. interurban railroad
tin. due to an electric shock, lia hwn
settled without trial for 14.000. Mrs.
Martin was killed on March 31. 1914,
at Princeton, when she was attempt
ing to turn on the lights. It was claim
ed by the plaintiff that the I. & 1. pow
er house had furnished the lighting
wires w iui Uie same current as that
ANOTHER BOAT TO
BE ABDEDTO LINE
CAPTAIN JOHN STRECKFUS TALKS
AT QUINCY OF COM
Quincy, 111.. Feb. 2T. Captain John
Streckfua. Jr., travel'ng passenger and
freight agent of the Streckfus Steam
boat company, who was la Quincy ou
business, reports active preparations
being made for the season of naviga
tion which will open in the next few
weeks, boats running in and out of
St. Ixiuis much earlier than on the
Illinois or upper Mississippi.
The only reason the packets are not
running from St. Ixuis to Quincy or
points farther north is the lack of
IreiKht and the uncertainty cf the
weather. Au early spring is expected,
but then may be severar cold snaps
before pprin comes to May, and there
is nothing to be gained, says Captain
Streckfus. by starting the boats early.
wh!le tiie loss might run up to big
So the first packet In service on the
upper Miss.hs.ippl will make its first
trip in the first week in May. It will
be the Dubuque in the 'St. Louls-Keo-kuk-Burllngton
The Sydney has been at New Orleans
ell winter, making harbor trips every j
afternoon and evening. The W. W.
and the St. Paul and Quincy are at
Click Neck at Paducah, Ky., where
they aro being overhauled and re
painted. The W. AV. will have its first:
excursion out of Quincy some time in
May. The Sydney's flrf t-excursion will
be that of the telephone girls on
June 0. ,
Captain Streckfus said that the com
pany is figuring on adding another
boat tD the fleet, a boat about the size
cf the Sydney, to be used exclusively
in the excursion trade. If the com
pany's plana carry, the new boat may
be fixed up Jn time to be used on the
upper river during the coming summer.
Captain Streckfus left for Keokuk and
from there is to return to St. 'Louts,
where the headquarters cf the com
pany are established.
which passed through the trolley
Suit for $1,129.50. balance due on a
note, has been instituted by the Lee
Kire and Rubber company acainst
Kmil Meinert, trading as the Haynes
Auto compan. The plaintitT claims
that the note was drawn on Nov. 23,
1114, and tl.o conditions provided that
the sum of $.".0 was to be paid on the
10th day of each month, from Dec. 9,
Obituary Record Marcus Puck, a
i well known farmer of Blue Grass
township, died at his home, 3 1-2 miles
southeast of Walcott yesterday after a
lingering Illness. He was 41 years of
age. Deceased was born In Blue Grass
township, March 26, 1S74. and had
been a resident, of this county all his
i life. He was married Feb. 13. 1S95,
Miss Emma Siebke and moved to
a farm In the township, where he has
j resided ever since. He was the son
! of Eggert Puck, who died a number of
year ago. liesnies his wire lie is sur
vived by six sons and daughters, Edna.
Roscoe, Leonard, Elmer, Harold and
Elta, his mother. Mrs. Catherine Puck
six brothers. Henry. Edward William,
Herman, Gustav and Louis, all of Scott
county and his father-in-law, Carl
Siebke. The funeral will be held Mon-
' day afternoon at 1 o'clock. Burial will
, be in Walcott cemetery.
1 Mrs. Minnie Meyerson died at the
, family home, 520 West Seventeenth
street, after a lingering illness. She
was 4S years of age. Deceased was
born In March of 1SG7, In this section.
She Is survived by her hsuabnd. Si-
mrn nnH itpven nnr and daughters,
Louis. Ezle. David. Frank, Esther, Jen-
nie and Rachael.
Lewis Allen Whitcomb, aged 43
vears. lor many years a resident or
Davenport, died at his home in Or
angeville. N. Y., following a brief ill
ness. He Js survived by his parents,
seven brothers and two sisters. The
body will be shipped to Davenport for
Gustav Hansen Passes Away Gus-
tav Hansen, head floor walker at the
J. H. C. Petersen's Sons department
store, "the man who never forgot a
name or a face," died at 1 o'clock yes
terday at the home of his sister,
414 1-3 West Third street. He had
been 111 for the past 15 months. Death
was due to heart trouble and complica
tions. Mr. Hansen was one of the vet
eran employes at the Petersen store,
having been affiliated with the firm for
practically 34 years. He began as a
clerk and through his energy and abil
ity, arose to a position of trust. It is
said of him that he knew by name
over 50 per cent of the people in Scott
county. For some time past he had
been In poor health, and bad only
been able to be at his duties periodi
cally. Despite his suffering, he main
tained his cheerful disposition and his
omnipresent smile. Since the first of
the year he had only appeared at the
store a few times. Four weeks ago he
was forced to remain at home and give
up all thought of work for the time
being. Mr. Hansen enterd the employ
of the Petersen firm on March 31.
1SS1. beginning as a clerk In the dress-
goods department In 1886, he assum- j
ed the management of a branch store :
in Geneseo, 111., returning to the Dav
enport store in 1895 when the Illinois '
branch was closed. At that time he
was made head floor walker. He was '
born in Fransburr. PninRta flnrmon 1-
rw. 95 isio an a ni.j ut. .J 1
- w . .0 cai ijf
eoucaiion m tne German schools. At ;
the age of 12 he- came to America and '
direct to Davenport. Ha first secured !
employment with the Gelsler grocery;
firm, later accepting a position with
the Cutter & Markson dry goods con-'
cern, which was located at the corner '
of Second and Brady streets on the1
site now occupied by the Western Un-1
1M In Handling
vmy lour m
The most important consideration Tor Its Investment Is that
you should receive UNQUESTIONABLE SECURITY.
It is better to analyze closely the safety of your inve !
ment, than to seek an investment at too high a rate of in
terest. Our interest bearing Certificates of Deposit carry with
them a guarantee of tneir U.N QUESTIONABLE SECURITY
and your money invested iu them ia ready for your use at
We pay 4 interest.
MAKE OUR BANK YOUR BANK
H E. Casteel, President. M. S. Heagy, Vice-President.
H. B. Simmon, Cash.
SOUTHWEST CORNER SECOND A VENUE AND EIGHTEENTH ST.
I HEVER THOUGHT OF THAT
I lAjpTT TO 6uy SOO.
TTi VMOSLXH Of CLOTHES
t who ,4 six jw L'?y
C BUT LVXTLiT) Yl?
aOTQRoiAlS, HVS YXL3 S hJ W
Ion Telegraph Co. He entered the
Petersen employ after leaving the Cut
ter &- Markson concern. Mr. Hansen
i was a .Mason
beins a member of Blue
i lodge at Geneseo. III.. Kaaba temple,
' Davenport, and Rock Island chapter
j and commandery. He was also a mem-
1 K tVn IVivnii tnrt Tumor crntet V
, ' e -
The funeral will be held from Hill's
Two Fairs for One Fare
San Francisco and Return
Including San Diego $59.25
One Way-' Via Portland 575.88
Date of sale, March 1st to Nov. 30th. R?turn limit
three months from date of sale, not exceeding Dec.
THE BURLINGTON representatives will gladly fur
nish you full information in regard to various rovte-.
and literature covering- same.
Write, telephone or call on
Miss D. Oden. F. A. Riddell,
Passenger agent. Ticket Agent.
Rock Island, III. Telephone R.
Burlington Route Depot 20th St. A 2d Ave.
' You will get that heat if you burn
Office 605 Best Bldg.
vaMLL LfXST Hlf
VOlLL' ALWAYS BE
chapel Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock,
at which friends will he welcome
Kir.m members and employes of .J. H.
C. Petersen's son ; will probably a'towl
in a body. Burial will take place in
Chippiannock cemetery. Rock Inland.
Services at the grave will he private.
Mr. Hansen Is survived by one tlsfr,
Mrs. H. Gravsmuehl of this ci'y.
Phone R. I. 215