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THE ARGUS, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1909.
"aTHEWS of the neighbors w
To Locate in West. Hugo Krohn,
cashier of the Citizens' Trust and Sav
ings bank, will soon sever his connee
tion with that institution to depart lor
his future home in California. Mr.
Krohn, who was for years connected
with the Scott County Savings bank,
is to leave for the. west for the benefit
of his health. He is one of the promi
nent members of the Turner society
and is possessed of a host of friends
in the city who will regret to learn of
his intended departure.
Brewing Company bells. the prop
erty at the southwest corner of Second
and Rock Island streets has been sola
by the Rock Island Brewing company
to the J. F. Kelly company, wholesale
road involved he met his death in an I the home of Mrs. Grant Kensil of East
accident which wag due to a defect Moline.
in the cornnanv's roadway. -The acci-j Robert Walking of Bureau spent
dent in which Nadler was 'kilted oc-1 Sunday with his family in Silvis.
curred about four months ago. Judge! .Mrs. .la t dene and children, the for
Barker has approved the claim of tholmer a sister of Mrs. Klrkpatnck, left
plaintiff to have the matter dismissed,! Saturday evening for their home at
an action which was taken Friday. I Parsons. Kan., accompanied by Miss
Ethel Kirkpatrick, who expects to at-
Obituary Record. Saturday at the! tend high school at that place.
home of her daughter in LeClaire oc- . J. w. aaunuers oi t-eona ami
I Mr. and Mrs. Ennls of Rock Island
CUITCU lue Ufaia ui 41113. iaiutHC reus
lee at the advanced age of 75 years.
Mrs. Peaslee, whose maiden name was
Isabella Barr, was one of the pioneer
settlers of LeClaire township. Sho
was born May 23, 1SS4. in Allegheny
county. Pa., and was united in mar
riage to Mr. Peaslee at LeClaire Nov
1, 1S55. Her husband, who preceded I nave been closed
her in death some 11 years ago, came
to Scott county with his parents in
1841. the trip from New York state
being made overland by team.
After an illness lasting for sever il
. 1 - Mn In
butchers. The butcners ag. .
'V;I1, deliver or give away meats of (
any kind on Sundays. """"s "-1
preseat summer tne miicuei
have teen open until 10 each Sunday
Pmnrtw Owners Agreeable. The
r ' . ... ,iv...ti uar
property owners ot wie
of the city accepted a petition from the
Tri-City Railway company at a 8(
meeting held 011 tne iawu 01 "'"""
Caistcns, 2520 Twelfth avenue, lie
petition as accepted asks that the rail
way company be allowed to extend its
Blue or Fourth avenue line on iweu-
t-soventh street. One or me ieauuct.
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grocers, for a consideration of $10,000.
Until the recent reform movement, the J days. Claus Christiansen, an aged re
property in question was one of the tired farmer, died at his home on the
most widely advertised pleasure ri
sorts in the middle west, being know.
as Brick Munro's dance hall and pa
vilion. It has a frontage of (54 feet on
Slough road, north of Schuetzen pari?.
Saturday. ' Deceased was born at Al
sen. North Schleswig. Germany, Oct
21. 1S37. Surviving him are his wife
Second street and a. depth of 150 feet land nine children: Mrs. Ellen Smith,
on Rock Island street. Davenport; Nels Christiansen, Moline
Mrs. Kate' Winsor, Davenpor; Christ
To Improve Pastor's Home. The Christiansen, Davenport; Claus Chris-
plan to erect a new home for the pa - Hansen. Harlan; Mrs. Maria Buhmau,
John Christiansen. George Christian
sen, Davenport, and Anna Christian
sen at home; besides 11 grandchu-
dreu and one brother, Christian Chris
Hansen. He was a member of the
Danish Brotherhood lodge. No. u.
tor of St. Anthony's church. Rev. D. J.
Flannery, has been abandoned in favor
of the proposition to remodel and im
prove the present home of the pastor.
Temple, Burrows & McLane, the archi
tects, have drawn a scheme for the im
provements and the contract for the
general work has been awarded to H.
Tappendorf of Rock Island. The ap
pearance of the building will be en
tirely changed. The brickwork will
be covered with plaster with a rough
finish and an addition made to the
northeast end of thepresent building
Nadler Claim Settled. A satisfac
tory adjustment of the suit of the rela
tives of the late Frank Nadler against they will move their goods from East
the Muscatine North and South Rail- Moline where they have been stored
road company has been reached bv the J- C. Swank, steward of the Rock
parties concerned. The terms of the Island county poor farm, spent Tues-
aereement provide that the relatives ay evening
spent a few days last week with Mts,
E. M. Scott.
Mr Stamper's Sunday school class
surprised him at his home on Tenth
street Saturday evening. Mr. Stamp ;
expects to leave1 Oct. 1 for new labors
at another place. He has been Y. M.
C. A. secretary at Silvis and the rooms
He has several
places in view but undecided which
to take. The girls presented him with
a book as a remembrance of the oc
A large number of Silvis people
spent Sunday at Pawnee camp on
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Cowles of Four
teenth street entertained the Baptist
young people Thursday evening and
the teachers and members of the
school board Friday evening.
Ed Verbeck and wife left Thursday
for a short visit at Kewanee.
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Walker of Tenth
street are the parents of a daughter
born Tuesday, Sept. 14.
Richard Walsh is sick.
Miss Sadie i Lewis spent Sunday at
her home in Cable. Miss Lewis is a
teacher at the McKinley school in Sil
Plow Company Working Overtime.
That good times have returned and
that the Moline Plow company
fulfill Its promises to the public some
weeks ago that it would run overtime
to cet out orders, is a fact Saturday
when the men left the shop for their I of the petition Is a request that the 20-
dinners, they found posted on the bul-y
letm hoard a notice that the entire
plant would be operated 12 hours in
place of 10 hours, commencing today.
As a result, the men will be expected
to go to work at 0:30 in the morning
and will take a half hour for noon, and
again commencing work ot 12:30 will
be at their duties until 7 o'clock in the
evening. This order will affect some
thing like 1.200 men, nearly the en
tiro force employed in this great plow
factory. This is the, earliest in the
season that a long workday has been
put into effect for several years. Rush
orders have been received, and to fill
Mrs. Harry Hill entertained the
Ladies' Birthday club Wednesday
afternoon. The ladies were given co
nundrums to guess, Mrs. Lora Bell and
Mrs. Stephens being the prize winners.
Mrs. A. B. Cox. a former resident of
Silvis, was present.
A. B. Cox has bought a grocery
store in Bridgeport. 111., to which place
,-ear franchise, which is asked for thn
proposed extension, uc ,
the present Blue line traens neginniug
at Fifteenth street and Fourth avenue.
Labor Scarce in East Moline. East
Moline is in sore need of more labor-
, I ,,wl .9
crs Street commissioner vo n-
more men for work about the city,
and men are wanted in many other
places of the city. It was stated by
one party that Root & Vandervoort
were obliged to take men from the
factosy in the erection of tho new
building on account of not being able
to secure additional labor. On every
,i.tv "'i' - ji
11 JV 1 m'
these orders the management states it I side there is a demand for more labor.
will be necessary to run on a 12-hour
basis for at least three or four weeks
and possibly longer.
Hoskins Buys lewa Farm. Gero
Hoskins has purchased 200 acres of
farm land one mile south of Wilton,
Iowa. The sale price was $25,000, and
Mr. Hoskins says it is the finest piece
Van Duzer to Teach Salesmanship.
Secretary Freeman of the Moline Y. M.
C. A. announces that the educational
work in the association will be strong
er in tone during the coming season
than has been the case in years past.
It is the intention of the association to
give the young men and business men
Anty Drudge Saves Valuable Lace.
Mrs. Houseivife"Kere I've boiled and rubbed this lace
and the coffee stains are in it yet. I'm simply afraid
to do a thing more to it. It looks weak already. I
guess it's a goner.'' 4
Anty Drudge "Not if you will take my advice. But
you've certainly given it a cooking. Take that boiler
off the range, fill it with cool water, rub the lace with
Fels-Naptha and soak it a short time. Then rub it
lightly and rinse it. The stains will all be, gone and
the lace'll look as good as new."
To Bring New Boat Here.
When the steamer Helen Blair re
turns from its St. Paul trip next
Wednesday the steamer Black Hawk
will be towed into the local port. Tho
loat has been under construction a.
Wabasha. Minn., all summer and is butcher shops will be closed all day on
now completed with the exception or Sundays between tho dates of Oct. 1
the cabin fixtures. It will be doekei of this year and May 1, 1910. The an-
of farm land he has seen in either 111 i- 0$ Molino two additional courses dur
nois or Iowa. ing the 1909-10 season. These are to
o be classes in "first aid "to the injured''
Butchers to Clcse Shops Sundays. and in scientific salesmanship. The
The butchers of Moline are preparing instructor in the first mentioned course
to issue their annual fall notice in re-1 will be Dr. A. M. Beal, the well known
gard to Sunday closing. The printed 1 physician. He will give practical les-
the treatment in
notices have been received at the Re- kohs dealing with
tail Merchants' association office and drowning, bleeding and fainting cases,
will be placed in the butcher shops The scientific salesmanship course will
this week. They announce that the
and completed here.
nouncements are signed by Moline's 20
be a heavy one and- will deal with the
principles of salesmanship as outlined
by the Minneapolis School of Sales
manship. This class will be taught by
H. E. Van Duzer of Rock Island.
are to receive the sum of $(-.oo oy
reason of the death of Mr. Nadler
while traveling on the said road. The
application was filed in court Friday
afternoon by Attorney Shorey on be
half of the plaintiff. The claim was
made by the relatives of Mr. Nadler
that while he was a passenger on tho
at the home of James
Mrs. George Pool and children.
Alice and Ralph, left Tuesday morn
ing for Washington, lowa. to spend d
month at the home' of Mr. and Mr.s.
Brookhart, parents of Mrs. Pool.
The Methodist Indies' Aid society
will hold its next regular meeting at
PRESS COMMENTS ON COOKE'S CANDIDACY
BOUND FOR fllGHJQAN
As we view it, it is an even fight in
the beginning, and the party that com
pletes the best organization and does
the most effective work will win the
contest. Aledo Times -Recoid (Rep.)
Mr. Cooke is a good lawyer, a fin
man personally, and is well qualified
for the office. He is the type of i
self-made man such as so niton adorn
the pages of American histo-y. Lewis
Mr. Cooke is in every way qualitiel
for the honor; that he deserves -t
from a political standpoint is equally
true; that he would make an ideal
successor to his late lamented friend,
all will admit. Rock Island Argus.
It is unnecessary to state that Mr.
Cooke is in every way qualified for
the honor Easton Enterprise.
To our west Michigan farm and fruit lands.
Tuesday, Sept. 21
You can be home the following Thursday if you wish.
Fare Only $13 Round Trip
Which will be refunded if you purchase.
Prices $8, $10 dv $12 an Acre
With terms as low as $10 clown and $5.00 per month
on 40 acres.
If You Should Die Before
Land is Paid For
We deed land to heirs without further payments.
Don't think you can get this land any old time. If it
suits, buy it, if not the other fellow will and up goes
1799 M Third Avenne, Rock Island, 111. Phone, Old, West 9U.
, . GEORGE W. 8WIGAKT, ChJcg, Owner.
He is one of Mercer county's best
known and most successful lawyers.
Monmouth Atlas (Hep.)
tunity to placj upon the supreme
bench of Illinois Quincy Herald.
The democrats have nominated a
candidate who should command the
support and the ote of the members
of that political organization. Jack
A great deal that Mr. Cooke says
about bi-partisanship in the judiciary
voices our sentiment, although elec
tions under the present system niu-a
be held along party lines. cjuitu-y
ment and otherwise well suited to the
demands of the bench. He is a gre.it
lawyer, a constant student, and th;;
possessor of a well trained mind.
Hock Island Argus.
He is an ideal candidate. Beards
town Morning Enterprise.
He has established a reputation not
only for success, but for sound judg
ment in the application ot the prin
ciples of law that fit him to a remark
able degree for the court honor.
He has built up a law practice that
would be a credit to practitioners of
many more years experience. Clay-
Mr. Cooke is undoubtedly the
strongest candidate this party could
have put forth in the district. Aledo
He is particularly fitted for the p
sition to which he aspires.- Dallas Re
view. Judge Scott's successor should be a
democrat. He should bo virile enough
to be a force, and honest and capable
enough to command respect for him
self. Such a man is George A. Cooke.
Mr. Cooke is one of the most promi
nent, attorneys of this district, and one
(if the best known men in the north
western portion of the state. He will
be a most popular candidate Tor the
supreme henrli. and if elected will
grace the poslion. Mason County
Mr. Cooke is one of the leading debi.
ocrats of northwestern Illinois, and is
one of the best known lawyers in Mer
cer county. Petersburg Democrat.
As far as his own party is concerned
Mr. Cooke needs no introduction. In
his profession and his standing, it Is
uouiuiui it a stronger, wiser, or :n
every way more fit nomination could
be made .for the office of supreme
court judge by the democrats thm
that of George A. Cooke of Mercer
county. Virginia Enquirer.
The words "soli-made man" apply
to George A. Cooke from his orphan
boyhood until today, when he stands
the acknowledged leader of the Mer
cer county bar Quincy Herald.
Clean cut and honest in his com
munications wiih those about him,
Mr. Cooke is of the moral fiber essen
tially necessary for a judge. Edwards
ville Intelligence r.
This paper has very favorably
known Mr. Cooke for a number of
years, and it knows him as a lawyer
of great ability who can occupy th
supreme bench with honor to his
party, and with credit to lumself, an 1
when he does this he will make a good
judge. McDoneugh County Democrat.
For years George A. Cooke has
made his home in Aledo, and has been
one of Mercer county's best known and
most successful lawyers. He is abour.
one of the most likable fellows that
ever dropped from the bushes of Mer
cer county. He is big of stature and
big of heart and his magnetic per
sonality has drawn to him one of the
larpost circles of personal frien.ls
claimed by any political leader in this
section of the state. Monmouth Atlas,
"Boil until tender1 is .what all. the
cook books say.
Boiling makes most anything tender,1
even hard wood.
And that's precisely what boiling does
to your clothes. N ,
Makes the fibre tender."! Then you
wonder why your clothes tear so easily and
wear into holes so soon.
' How else Will you get your clothes
Fels-Naptha dissolves and loosens the
dirt in cool or lukewarm water, without
No hot water, no boiling, in summer
It's such an easy way of washing;
makes the clothes cleaner, whiter and purer
and they wear twice as long.
Be sure to get the genuine Fels-Naptha
and follow directions on the red and green
His integrity and his spirit of fair
ness, and his sterling manhood,
coupled with an ability that will lend
credit tr the supreme bench, is an in
frpiration. Aledo Democrat.
It is predicted all over tne distrir.
that Hon. George A. Cooke will be
elected to the supreme bench. It is
in tho people's interest that our su
preme court should he bi-partisan. To
this end a democrat should be elected
to succeed the late Justice Scott. Mr
Cooke is well qualified for the position,
and he should- be elected. Quincy
Mr. Cooke is a bright, clean, capable,
attractive, companionable man and an
able lawyer. The fact is, regardless
of personal politics, it is clqarly to
the Interest of the people of this dis
trict to see to it that George A. Cooke
is put upon the bench of the supreme
court of the state Quincy Journal.
I And it is this lawyer with such quail
ficatlons, and thisfman with such 3
record for manhood whom the voters
of the B'ourth district have an oppor-
Mr. Cooke is essentially a man ef
the people; while possessing abilities
of the highest order which make hi.n
a peer of the brainiest of men, no
man could be freer from pfide or ei
clusiven jss. Mrcomb Eagle.
The people of bis district by elect
ing him will render a service to th
entire state. Mt. Sterling Democrat-
He Is known here as a man of abil
ity. Galesburg Republican Register.
The voters might well feel both
pleasure and pride in supporting such
a candidate. Carthage Republican.
George A. Cooke is an able lawyer
and jurist and will win, if he wins (it
all. upo'i his own splendid merits.
Mason County Democrat.
He Is a lawyer of more tnnn ordi
nary ability and Is strictly in the front
ranks of his party. Sherrard Bulletin.
Mr. Cooke Is one of the best known
democrats of Illinois. He has been a
member of the Mercer county bar for
many years, and is recognized as a
leader in his profession. Monmouth
Xot only ha3 he acquired legal abil
ity in learning, but he Is by tempera-
It would be better for the public to
have a supreme bench composed of
members of both political parties.
Hon. George A. Cooke of Aledo, tho
democratic nominee 1s an eminent
lawyer and well qualified for She po
sition, Fullou County Ledger.
derlying the code Edwardsvtlle In
telligencer. Cooke has the advantage in that
i his candidacy is a protest against
filling the supreme bench with tne
prejudiced partisans of one party.
This fact will give Mr. Cooke the
support of hundreds of patriotic re
publicans. And these patriotic re
publicans can support Mr. Cooke all
the more cheerfully from the 'fact that
the bi-partisan principle has been
crystallized into the laws of the state
by republican legislation, which laws
require that every important ap
pointive board of the state shall be
bi-partisan. Fulton County Demo
It should in fair play be conced
ed that a democrat should fill the
vacant chair of the late Justice
Scott. Fulton County Democrat.
McClurc was in the Deneen-Sher-man-Berry
combination to defeat .C.
E. Chiperfield in the convention and
Chiperfield's friends in Fulton coun
ty cannot be expected to exert them
selves to elect him. Fulton County
McClure is charged with having
been non-partisan enough not to sup
port Roosevelt and with being 'an
enemy of the federal crowd. He is
a strong supporter of Deneen and ex
pects the state crowd to elect him.
There is very little enthusiasm for
the gentleman. La Harper.
We could heartily support Hon.
George A. Cooke for the supreme judge
because of his high ability alone.
And in addition to that his sterling
manhood. He is a genuine American
citizen and theorld knows no hiRh
er type. He makes friends wUh the
people wherever he goes because,
while possessing abilities of the high
est, order, he is still a man or the
people and it would be impossible to
think of him being touched with
pride or becoming -reserved. Jack
As a man, Mr. Cooke possesses the
regard, the esteem and the admiration
of his associates, neighbors and ac
quaintances. Clean cut. honest and
frank in his communications with
those about him, he is of the moral
fiber essentially necessary for a judge,
no matter what the legal lore a man
possesses. George A. Cooke, besides
having the judicial temperament, has
with it a knowledge of law, not only
the essentials of pleading and prac
tice, but he has a grasp of fundamen
tals, a knowledge, of constitutional
holdings, of the basic principles un-
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ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
.1. E. CASTEEU Pre.; M. 8.
HKAGY, V. Pres.; II. B. SIMMON.
No judicial tribunal should be solid
ly democratic nor solidly republican
In the interest of jusiice to all parties
there should be a fair representation
of each party in the people's supreme
court. The justice of this position
must appeal to every one. Two of
the supreme justices were democrats,
all the remaining ones were republi
cans. Judge Scott, a democrat from
this district, was removed by death.
George A. Cooke, a splendidly quali
fied and worthy democrat, has beeu
nominated to fill his place. Should
he not have the unanimous vote of
the district? Mason County Demo
crat. On a normal vote tho republican
majority in the Fourth supreme judi
cial district is very small, and the
democrats have an excellent oppor
tunity to elect George A. Cooke su
preme judge on Saturday, Sept. 25.
Judge Guy C. Scott, democrat, who
was elected in the district three years
ago, defeated Judge Carter, republi
can, by about H0 votes. In 1908 Adlai
Stevenson, for governor, had 2.S13
majority over Deneen in the 14 coun
ties of the district, although Taft. for
president, received l,('."2 more votes
than Bryan in these counties. Ihe'e
figures do not represent the strict
party vote in either instance. The
district is close, and if the democrats
make a determined effort to elect their
candidate, (hey will win. Beardstown
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1827 Second Avenue.
Old phone 933. Rock Island,
It's applied like paint
on Gas Stoves and
Pipe.- Shines itself.
Won't wash off. Eats
up Rust. Makes old
Ebony Finish on Iron and Wood.
1 For sale by Rock Island Hardware
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