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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1906.
MAKING A RECORD
Royal Neighbors of America in
N ne Months Makes Greater
Cain Than in 1905.
IS LARGEST WOMEN'S SOCIETY
Increase in Membership to Sept. 30 is
14,146, Representing Insurance
Miss My rile K. Dad. snorem" re
cord-r of the Royal Neighbors exf
America, has issued a stnteniftit to
flu- enVe-i i hat during nine months
f;f 19if, the society has written more
business than during the who!" year
of V.'oTt. and during i li- y.-ar ihirc ;t:v
s-essmcnts have been skipped. The
society with a beneficiary nit tnberMi!i
of 1 1 1.4I::. Sc ot. ::. a!i1 a soeial mem
bership of about ."0,iiH. is now the lai
g.-t of the women's fran-ma! bene fi
-iary Mnii'tics. During ll'or, the net
pain was whib- in l!:";. up to
Kent. ::'. tin- n-i '-lain was M.H; l'e.r
t!i- iun- months. Tin- ira iri in tie
iiirn- months represenrs $ I .",1 s I .7.1' in
insuranc e. Tin r- art- row I. inn camps
r lmlm s. and as all remit i( i h- II-. K;
!-;.iiiil o.'tie-. the hamilinii of a'1011'
half a mill on dollars annually in i'--ijfs.
ami neatly ha' l.tiu- an
Ml. 'ii, lit in lii-deo ni m .-. Tin- soi ial
Axil : i ; f y il'-pai ilii'-nt I:-' locat'-d ;,'
It:il.-inf in llriirlil I'miil.
Win ii no as.-r'.-snieiit oldei -d
for No-. ruin r. t:ii v.as a balance :a
the I. i. !ii t' . 1 1 I of :i;i!
4.;ii.- $;;7. '-'if) u,o;e i- l.- inu n--i'l
t!i is iih.:i:!i in ler-nonse to t!:- call foi
JIi.-v.HU '.t No. 7. II'-MVII I! f'l,l..
ami $.",n, '.'in is out ia'h month
in d at !i claims.
'Mi- ii 1 1 1 1 1 : t r of sn-'iK'ii-ion --. on ae
count .f failure to pay a.;si's-in-nts is
r; ii.a rb; My low. ami our of a iim-iiiimi-sl'ip
of over 111.''"". the .hit.o' tiuni
ln r of ST'spf -Ions has been 7'.: and
"77 Store That Saves You Monev.
Save Young & McCombs Trading Stamps
and Your Christmas Gift Will
Cost You Nothing.
As we predicted at the opening of the Wool
tex sale last Saturday evening, hecause of the
wonderful values, the demand for these beauti
ful coats bearing this label
at $15, $20 and $25 and up is unrivalled. Equal
values are positively unknown. We urge you
to compare them with the best coats to be
found at from $5 to $7.50 more. You will find
Half Fitted Backs,
Tight Fitting Coats
Among this elaborate display of Wooltex gar
ments. "Dozens of new conceits in wide range
of choice, all essentially Wooltex in smartness
and snap. But just the style isn't all. Wooltex
garments are conceded to be unexcelled in worth
and wear because of the perfection in work
manship and the close attention to all details of
construction. See them tomorrow don't wait
another day. .
Busy Days Are These in the
Ca.rpei and Ryg' Section
. You have not overlooked the opportunity of
getting double stamps in this section this week,
have you? The wonderful sale closes Saturday
night only three days remaining to get so
MUCH for your money. This section displays
Carpets, Rugs, Matting, Oil Cloth,, Linoleum,
Lace Curtains, Blankets, Comforters, Curtain
Goods, Curtain Scrim, Silkoline, Sateen and hun
dreds of other articles, all to be bought at money
iti-:i ot it aii iv ToMoititmvs
IN IT'FOK Yr. -
the reinstatements 323 a month. One
of tiie numbers prominent is one of
the largest men's societies, comment
inir on this : condition, stated that it
was confirtned in his mind "that wo
men' were more steadfast in their" at
The society is composed almost en
tirely of women, about six per cent
being male members. Us affairs are
directed entirely by women officers
with the exception of two attorneys.
Itot-k Inland In l.ruil.
Rock Island has the largest camp
in the society. No. 2N1. it having a
bene ficiary membership of :J49. Camp
No. of Springfield. III., is a close
second with ."'47 members, and Camp
No. Ml of Kock Island Is third in size,
with o2- members carrying insurance
In addition to the beneficiary member
ship e-nch has a number of members
who do not carry insurance, but no
record of these is kept in the Rock Isl
Dr. H. C. Trent is Named President at
the Annual Meeting Clinic by
Dr. C. R. Baker.
Dr. II. C. I rent of this city, was
elected president of the Rock Island
e'ountv Dental society at the annual
meting xcsierdav afternoon at the of
fice of Dr. VV. T. Magill. Dr. M. M
Mvt rett o I'AtUinson. was c Iec-ted vice
president. Dr. - II. Carl' of Roc k Is
lam!, secretary, and Dr. R. C. Ilinn
man of Moline, treasurer.
Dr. It. .M. I'carce. the retiring pres
ideiit. liave tiie president s aniitKiI ad
df-.-s and made a bri f reort ' of the
ear's work. Dr. C. K. Raker of Dav
eiiport. c-otnlm te an interesting clinic.
Notice of Sale.
On Oct. IS. at 2 olock p. in., there
will be sold at public auction on Mar
!.et square, one lot of liouseiioltl goods,
levied uj-on by execution on a judgment
ren. reil againsi worn itoimcr in lavor
of Amanda Ilassett Rahl.
I. .1. HKVKRMNd. ('.instable.
i'ait.ii.. TiiKitirs NoMi-rnii.yu
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NOW WEARING END
Contestants Concluding Case in
Mackin Will Contest This
MORE EXPERT TESTIMONY
Physicians Say Person Suffering from
Anaemia is Naturally Mentally
Weak and Susceptible. ,
The contestants practically conclud
ed their case in the Mackin will con
test today in the circuit court, and the
end of this remarkable trial is -now
near. The proponents will introduce
some testimony in rebuttal, but it is
expeted that the case will be given to
the jury in less than a week. It has
now been in progress nearly six weeks,
the record in Rock Island county, and
second to but one in the state.
This morning ihe attorneys for the
contestants introduced as evidence a
deposition of Martin Mikelson of Her
shey. Neb., in which it is sought to
show that while Mrs. Catherine Mc
Ardle resided on the farm near there,
she purchased such supplies as she
needed, and Father Mackin paid the
bills. There were objections to the de
position, and the matter Is being ar
gued this afternoon.
Twit I'hyNlriniiM Trxtlfy.
Yesterday afternoon Drs. A. H. Arp
c:f Moline and .1. R. Ilollowbusli of this
city were on the stand. They each
told of the-characteristics of ernlcious
anaemia, and declared that a person
afflicted with that disease would natur
ally become weak in will, in reason
and in concentration of the mind, and
would be susceptible to suggestion
influence. In response to the long hy
pothetical question which had playe ll
o important a part in the examination
of experts for the contestants, both de
clared that, assuming ihe facts to be
as outlined. Father Mackin was not of
omul mind and capable of transacting
business or making a will Dec. Tl.
I.rt-r In Itlrnw.
Letters, from Father Mackin to Mrs
Tyson and to Mrs. Sarah Anderson
the daughter of Mrs; Catherine McAr
lie. were introduced. The court re
fused to admit the Utters to Mrs. Tv
son. and ruled out a large number of
those to Mrs. Anderson.
FINED FOR KEEPING
A DISORDERLY HOUSE
Is the Outcome of Cutting Scrape ct
Home of Millie Bennett cn Eighth
- Street Last Week.
As a result of the cutting scrape
which occurred at CI 4 Eighth street
it Thursday, Millie Rennett was fined
$io and costs by Justice D. R. McFar-
lane this morning for running a disor
derly house. The complaint was made
by State's Attorney Scott.
Charles Nessler was arrested this
morning on a charge of assault and
battery, the complainant being Wil
liam Wright. He was arraigned before
Justice G. Albert Johnson this after
noon. Fred Lischman was bound over to
await the action of the grand jury by
Justice J. H. Cleland yesterday after
noon on a charge of wife abandonment.
He, was placed under $I0 bond. Useh
man was arrested on complaint of his
wife, Carrie Lischman. and arraigned
before Justice (!. Albert Johnson. A
change of venue was taken to Justice
Cleland's court. Assistant State's At
torney F. H. Kelly prosecuted and Ben
Schriver appeared for the defendant.
IOWA SUPREME COURT
AFFIRMS BIG VERDICT
Final Decision Gives Davenporter $33,-
000 in Personal Injury
Word was received at Davenport to
day that the Iowa supreme court has
nfRrmecl the decision of the district
court at Davenport in the case of Hug-
gard vs. Davenport Sugar Refinin
company in which the plaintiff was
awarder! S33.000 in a personal injury
suit. The case may be carried to the
United States supremo court. The ver
dict Is the largest ever given in a simi
lar case in this vicinity.
Harms Bowling Alleys in Fine Shape.
The Harms liowling alleys, recently
remodeled, are in fine condition. New
balls, new pans. Finest bowling alleys
in the tri-cities.
Finest oysters and clams served on
the half shell at the Cross Country
buffet. Rock Island, the only place in
the three cities where oysters are
served in New York style. Private
dining room for parties.
Danger from the Plague.
There's grave danger from the
plague of coughs and colds that are so
prevalent,-unless you take Dr. King's
New Discovery for consumption,
coughs arid colds. Mrs. George Walls,
of Forest City, Me., writes: "It's a
godsend to people living In climatesa
where coughs and' colds prevail. 1a
find it qnickly ends them. It prevents
pneumonia, cures la grippe, gives won
derful relief in asthma and hay fever,
and makes weak Iansa strong enough
to ward off consumption, coughs and
colds. 5f?e and $1.00. Gnaranteed byJ
Hartz & unefneyer's drng store. Trial
IN PROCLAIMING DAY OF THANKS
Washington, D. C, Oct. 24. the text
of the president's proclamation namin
Thursday, Nov. 29, as a day of thanks
giving, issued yesterday, follows:
"A Proclamation. The time of year
has come when. in accordance with the
wise custom of our forefathers, it be
comes my duty to"set aside a special
day of thanksgiving and praise to the
Almighty because of the blessings we
have received and of prayer that these
blessing9 tnay be continued. Yet an
other year of widespread well being
has passed. Never before in our his
tory or in the history of any other na
tion has n people enjoyed more abound
ing materia! prosperity than is ours: a
prosperity so great that It should arouse
in us no spirit of reckless pride, and
least of all a spirit of heedless disre
gard of our responsibilities; but rather
a sober sense of our many blessings
and a resolute purpose, under Provi
. . ' iron zv avi
Siock Island. III.
USE AND. BEAUTY IN WED-'
Use and. beauty! That happy
combination so desirable to our
common sense and to our innate
love of the beautiful.
The objects in our collection J
of silver,. crystal and gold all ex
emplify the charming possibili
ties of the artistic crafts.
No place in Rock Island can
show you .such an absolutely
satisfactory variety of wedding
. . wwtvt
Roc if Island. III.
Are guaranteed to give satisfaction. That they
do so is proved by the growth of the trade in
these splendid goods.
Is one of the most potent salesmen on record, and because the
guarantee of 4Value Received" goes with every RIVERSIDE, it
is easy to sell them; much easier now than some years ago. Peo
ple know the worth of the goods now. RIVERSIDE RANGES will
do more work with less fuel than others because they are sci
entifically constructed; because they are put together with the
utmost care; because every joint is properly fitted and everyi
rivet rightly set. It's economy to buy,the best and
good citizensh'p to patronize, home industry.
dence, not to forfeit them by any ac
tion of our own.
"Material well being, indispensable
though it is. never can bo anything but
the foundation of true national great
ness and happiness. If we build noth
ing upon this foundation then our na
tional life will be as meaningless and
empty as a house where only the foun
dation has been laid. We must live in
accordance with the laws of the high
est morality or else our prosperity itself
in the' long run will turn out a curse
instead of a blessing. We should be
both reverently thankful for what wo
have received and earnestly bent upon
turning it into a means of grace a'nd
not of destruction.
"Accordingly, I hereby set apart
Thursday, the 29th clay of November,
next, as a day of thanksgiving and
supplication, on which the people shall
meet in their homes or their churches,
devoutly acknowledge all that has been
given them, and to pray that they may
in addition receive the power to use
these gifts aright.
"In witness whereof. I have hereunto
set my hand and caused the seal of the
United States to be affixed.
"Dated at the city of Washington,
this 22nd day of October, in the vear
of our Lord one thousand nine hundred
six. and of the independence of the
United States the one hundred thirtv-
flrst. THEODORE ROOSEVELT.
By the president :
"Elihu Root. Secretary of State."
NEW KANSAS CITY
Chicago, Joliet and Toulon Will Be on
Line Connecting With Iowa Cen
tral at Keithsburg.
It is stated that the Chicago. Joliet
& Kansas City railway will run in an
alrfost direct line from Joliet to Prince
ton. thence it will bend southerly and
run. -into Touion and then make its
course almost straight west to Keiths
burg. where connection will be made
with the Iowa Central.
Branches may be run to Morris. Mar
seilles. La Salle and Kewanee. Possi
bly Monmouth and Galesburg will re
ceive consideration. It is positively
stated that the $10,000,000 bond Issue
on the Illinois division of the road has
been taken by New York men. , ..
The contracts for the construction
work - have also been awarded, there,
to be a mileage of 24G miles in Illinois,
and the construction to commence
The officers of 1 lie company arc:
President, J. C. Eden: chief engineer,
R. F. Hardesty; constructing engineer.
C. A. Denham.
Dr. Martin's New System of
T5he London Building, R.ock Island.
173-1715 Second Avenue.
THE ADVANTAGE OF BUYING HERE IS THAT
YOU GET YOUR MONEY'S WORTH CR YOUR MONEY
BACK. LET U6 SHOW YOU WHAT WE HAVE. IT
WILL COST YOU NOTHING TO LOOK AND AFFORDS
.US PLEASURE. COMBS. BRACELETS, LA VALLIERS,
NECKLACES, IN LARGE VARIETY.
J . R A
The average young woman of today
is busy. Beauty is another name for
health, and it conies to ii9 nut of every
lnil uho'tako Hoilister's Roeky Moun
tain Tea. Tea or tablets, :!. cents. T.
H. Thomas' pharmacy.
"it Don't Hurt
M S E R.