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HBORS I a" NEWS OF THE NEIG DAVENPORT School Burglar Abroad. The school burglar was abroad again Wednesday night. This time he broke Into the Lincoln school, prying open the door of the janitor's room and making the circuit of the building with the usual damage and annoying minor loss. $2,556.53 on Tag Day. The sum of I2.556.5S was the total amount col lected on tag day? according to reports submitted at a meeting following the monthly meeting of the advisory board at the Visiting Nurse's association held at the Hotel Davenport yesterday. Blackstone Buried Here. After several telegrams had been exchanged between H. A. Potter and H. B. Fisher, two men whose name were found In the personal effects of Sumner E. Blackstone, who b -wallowed a fatal dose of morphine, at the Christian Vol unteer home on Bast Second street Monday night, a final telegram from S. Belle Blackstone, a sister of the dead man residng at Bridgeport, Conn., settles what disposition shall e made of the body. The telegram received at the Hill undertaking par lors yesterday afternoon notified the firm to give the dead man a first class burial and money for the payment of the same accompanied the telegram. lAccordlngly, the funeral took place from the undertaking parlors this after noon and the body was interred in Oak dale cemetery. ' -Attempted Suicide. Swallowing the fun contents of a bottle of carboUzeci glycerine, which she had prepared 'especially for the occasion, Mrs. Viola '"Manley, or Mrs.. George Shack, as she .waa registered at Mercy hospital, near ly ended ber Iff Wednesday afternoon and only for the prompt arrival of physicians she probably would have succeeded in her attempt to make away with herself. As it is she Is now at Mercy hospital with good prospects for recovery from the effects of the - poieon, That ehe ttii not succeed in her attempt Is due to the fact that " before she ffwaDowed the poison she put the csrboUo add In some glycer ine evidently -with the Intention of escaping the btrme which are usually made by the add. The poison was effecttre In roaftlng Iter deathly sick, but was not sufficiently strong to pro duce death . The only burn that was evident on (he exterior of the body was a small spot on- the neck,- where a drop had touched. When she had swallowed the poison. It Is said that she opened the door of ner room at 303 Brady street and told the land lady that tfhe had swallowed poison : diately Drs. CantweH and Porter were called and after working over her for about two hours succeeded In saving her life. She wae known at her room ing place as Viola Manley. but when she gave her name at the hosDital she said It was Mrs. George Shack and that she roomed over the I. & I. Tt Is expected that she will be out of the i. ...... i . . j umimai in a aay or two. Obituary Record. Dorothea Struck passed away Wednesday at the home three miles from the city limits on the Har.-ison street road. She was $2 years of age, having been born in LaalzeT, Holsteln, Germany, March 17, 1S27. She was married in 1844 in Ger many and came to America in th2 year. 1SC3, coming directly to Scott county. Her husband preceded her in death by many years, having passed away in 18C3. One son survives, Henry W. P. Struck. The funeral was held today. Mhs. Rose Gallagher passed away at her home, 413 East Twelfth street, yesterday, after a lingering illness from heart disease. She was born Feb. 12, 1862, in Tyrone county, Ire land, and was 47 years of age. She was married to Patrick Gallagher 'n Philadelphia In the year 1S85, having come to this country in the year 1877. She came, to Davenport in the year 1885 and has made this her home since. Besides her husband, three sisters. Mrs. Fred Reimers and Mrs. H. Daly of Pittsburg and Mrs. Lucy Murphy of Columbus, Ohio, and four children, Mary, Cecelia, Will and Ma tilda, survive. The funeral will be held tomorrow from the late residence with services at the Sacred Heart ca thedral at 9 o'clock. Burial will bo made in St. Marguerite's cemetery. Andalusia Rev. J. R. Spiller of Marston preach ed here Sunday morning, and after preaching administered the rites of baptism in the river to Miss Edyth Grazier and Mark Powell, both of Edg ington and members of the church at Marston. Mabel Dean of Rock Island is to spend the winter at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Burgoyne and at tend school here. Mr. and Mrs. Wells Strohmeler of Davenport came down Wednesday and visited till Friday at the home of Louis Strohmeler. Miss Annie Burkett spent several days in Molina last week caring for her niece who was quite sick, but is better now. Miss Vina Tttterington of Rock Is land and Miss Fay Titterington of Audubon,. Iowa, visited Wednesday and Thursday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Cole. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wllkens are the parents of a bay boy which ar rived at their home Monday morning. Nor. 15. Mrs. Wiggemeler and baby and Mrs. H. Lee and son Ruel came down Thurs day morning from Rock Island to at tend the dinner at Mrs. Ballard's Thursday. Mrs. Albert Guyer and Mrs. Anna Mounts returned home Monday after spending a week visiting relatives in Iowa. The Baptist Social society met at the home of Mrs. John Ballard last Thursday, and it being election day, the old officers were reelected: Phesident, Mrs. Charles Huntley; vice president, Mrs. John Spickler; secretary, Mrs. Annie Spickler; treasurer, Mrs. Otto Sliutte. There was a good attendance at the dinner, and the ladies cleared $9.15. There will be no dinner in De cember, but an entertainment at the hall Instead. Mrs. George Goode of Davenport is visiting her friend. Miss Anna Burk ett, for a few days. Zuma The Zuma Aid society met at the home of Mrs. Charles Edwall last Wednesday afternoon. A number from here attended the Ferguson funeral at Rapids City last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. William Smith of Mo- llne Bluff visited last week with Mrs Smith's sister, Mrs. William Cox. There has been born to Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Eckstrom a son. Miss Franklin of Barstow spent Saturday and Sunday at the home of D. W. Mamma. Henry Weidman made a business trip to the tri-clties Saturday. Mrs. Clyde Wake and Mrs. George Oliver returned Saturday from Wat ertown, after a few days' visit with friends and relatives. Mr. Van de Velde, who haB been threatened with typhoid fever, is about the same. Dr. Bruner of Port Byron is the attending physician. Mr. and Mrs. William Filbert, Jr., and family spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wainwright. Mrs. George Wake holds a pass to the Rock Island arsenal dated July 28, 1878, issued by General Rod man. Mrs. Wake prizes this pass very highly, as It is one of the old est passes issued. Miss AUie Beal returned home last Tnursday from Rock Falls, where she has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Owen Karr. F. M. Taulbee departed this week for Mollne Bluff with his corn shred der. He will commence work soon. Mrs. O'Hara, who has been visit ing at the home of Frank O'Hara for the past month, was called to Port Byron, owing to the serious illness of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Fred O'Hara. Mrs. O. C. Wake celebrated her 75th birthday last Friday. A num ber of her friends gave her a post card shower. She received 10S cards. Mrs.. Wake is enjoying the best of health for a lady of her age. Forced Into Exile. Wm. Upchurch of Glen Oak, Okla., was an exile from home. Mountain a'r, he thought, would cure a frightful lung-racking cough that had defied all remedies for two years. After six months he returned, death dogging his steps. "Then I began to use Dr. King's New Discovery," he writes, "and after taking six bottles I am as well aa ever." It saves thousands yearly from desperate lung diseases. Infallible for Coughs and Colds, it dispels Hoarse ness and Sore Throat. Cures Grip, Bronchitis, Hemorrhages. Asthma, Croup, Whooping Cough. 50c and $1.00 trial bottle free, guaranteed by druggists. AH vy MOLINE Closes for Inventory. Mollne Wagon company shops will be closed next Wednesday evening for a period of 10 days for annual inventory of stock and to make repairs to machinery. All employes will be given a 10-day layoff except those that are to be retained for Inventory and repair work. Falls; Scalp Wound. Will Drlggs will be confined to his home for a cou ple of days as the result of of a gash In his scalp, suffered In a fall Tues day night. He was returning home from a dancing party In Masonic hall in an automobile. His hat blew off, and in jumping from the machine be fore it had come to a standstill, he fell to the pavement. May Build Boathouse. There is a movement on foot among public-spirited citizens of Mollne to build a boat house along the banks of the Missis sippi river for the local division of naval reserves. Two sets of plans have been drawn and submitted to a con tractor in order to get an idea of what such a building will cost. If the cost Is not too great a burden work will be started within two weeks. No Contagion Here. Health Com missioner A. H. Arp makes the Inter esting announcement that there is not a case of "" contagious disease In the city. There was one case of scarlet fever up to last week, and there were only two cases of diphtheria in the last six weeks. The record Is unusual, and the health of the community is the more surprising when weather condi tions are taken into consideration. The mild weather that prevailed up to Sun day evening, though delightful, car ried with it danger of illness. Boy Finds Roll. An excited stran ger who couldn't speak English and was carrying a fair sized jag furnished considerable excitement at the police station Wednesday night. From an in terpreter It was learned that the man had been robbed of $130 and a check for $50. He gave the name of Richard Vandegulsto and said that he had ar rived here in the afternoon from the beet fields of Wisconsin. The money that he had lost was his summer's wages. Vandegulsto applied for lodg ing at 922 Railroad avenue, and desir ing to be a good fellow contributed 23 cents for a can of beer. When he flash ed his roll of money he said that two other men jumped on him, took hia money and kicked him into the street. He went to a saloon nearby, told of his being robbed, and was thrown out. Fellow countrymen took him to the po lice station. While the police were still working on the case Vandcnuisto appeared at the po'tce station a third time. He was happy this time. He said that ho was in the vicinity of the boarding house when a small boy ap proached and asked him if he was the man who had lost a pocketbook. When an affirmative reply was given, the lad handed over the missing pocket book. It contained $114 and the check for $50. The police believe that Van degulsto spent the missing amount. Crno..' 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FAIRBANK COMPANY, CHICAGO Makers of Fairy Soap (the oval cake) "Let the Gold Dust Twins do your work" 0 rice '" Thousands of coffee drinkers have voluntarily written us that they paid the heavy price of Sleeplessness Heart Troubles Shaky Nerves Stomach Troubles Head aches Indigestion, Etc And that the change from Coffee to "POS jTU Has brought them Sound Sleep, Steady Nerves, Good Digestion, Clear Brains, Strong Hearts, Comfort and Health. Why? Coffee certainly does destroy the soft gray filling in the nerve certers and brain. When that goes far enough you feel it Nervousness, heart trouble, sleeplessness, headache, indigestion, or some form of ail ' ment caused by a shattered nervous system. Keep at the coffee until you prove it. Then if you value comfort from sturdy 5, health on properly built nerve cells quit coffee and take on POSTUM. Then you quickly begin the rebuilding and . ro one need tell you. YOU KNOW IT. The elements are in Postum that Nature demands. There's a Reason POSTUM CEREAL COMPANY, Ltd., Battle Creek, Mich. COFFEE TIIK CAUSE Of Various Aliments. It does not require a scientist to dis cover that coffee is harmful. Plain common sense and the simple habit of looking for the cause of things, soon reveal coffee In its true light that of a habit-forming drug. "My family on both sides were con firmed coffee topers," writes a Penn sylvania man, "and we suffered from nervousness, headache, sleeplessness, dizziness and palpitation of the heart. "Medical treatment never seemed to do any permanent good. I thought there must be some cause for these troubles and yet did not find it was coffee until I was 41. "Hearing of the' benefit that many had derived from changing to Postum, I quit coffee and used. Postum entire ly. Now I am like a new man. "I sleep well, can eat three good meals a day, have no headaches nor palpitation, no nerve twitching in my face, and I don't have to pay out hard earned money for medicines. "That's my experience, anyway." Read "The . Road to Wellvllle," In packages. "There's a reson." Em read the above letter f A new one appear from time to time. They are Renutne true, aad fall of bamaa Interest. . Hamlet Marion Boyles left Monday for Springfield to attend the Odd Fellows' rand encampment and grand lodge of the state of Illinois. The ladies of Mrs. Frank Cooper's Sunday school class will give . a chicken, pie supper and sale of aprons at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Georg-a Gray Thursday evening, Dec. 2. The ladies with the help of other members of the Sunday school are making greit preparations for the sale. The Ladies' Missionary society met Thursday of last week at the home of Miss Katherine Bopes. Mr. and Mrs. O. N. Phillips visited Saturday night and Sunday with Mr. and Mte. James Bloomer ot Joy. Miss Amy Titterington of Reynolds spent Saturday night and Sunday at the home of John, Reaber. The Woman's Missionary society of the Hamlet church will have their an nual praise meeting Sunday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p m. Miss Katherine Bopes is visiting nt the home of her aunt, Mrs. Jane Mont gomery of Rock Island. A number from here attended the lecture at Edgington Saturday night. Silas Turner was called to the bed side of his mother who suffered a stroke of paralysis at the home of George Sheats Sunday evening. Sherrard Mrs. Robert Davidson and son Ivan are visiting with her sons, Joseph and Robert, and brothers at Danville and Harvey, 111. Miss Mary Roseen left Wednesday for Ottawa, 111., to take treatment at the tent colony there. Mrs. Charles Sass and daughter, Mrs. William Bell, were In the tri-citles Monday, shopping. Mrs. Joseph Stevens and Miss Mag gie Gibson were tri-clty shoppers Wed nesday. Mrs. Gurney Farrow and nephew John returned home Tuesday evening after two weeks' visit with relatives and friends in Rock Island, Peoria and Galva. C. M. Hubbs was in Rapids City Wednesday and Thursday of last week. Herman Thor, who met with an ac cident near McAllister, Okla., last Sat urday while employed on a bridge, died last Tuesday night at Holy Saints' hos pital at McAllister. His father left Monday evening for his son's bedside, but the young man had died before his arrival. He left Wednesday night with the remains for hl3 home In Sherrard, and reached here Friday noon. The funeral was held in the Congregational church of Sherrard Sunday, Nov. 14. Deceased leaves to mourn his parents and two' sisters, Mrs. Emil Carlson and Miss Hulda, and one brother, Ar thur of Sherrard. Rev. John Olson of ficiated at tho funeral. The remains were taUen to Cable and laid to rest In the Cable cemetery. George Leif of Orion was a Sherrard visitor Wednesday. Rev. Mr. Harvey of Rock Island was out Tuesday nitht and preached in tha Free Methodist church. Hillsdale Miss Westphal of Mollne visited over Sunday with Mrs. William Nichct son. Mr. Harms of the Harms hotel is camping and hunting near town with C. H. Wen die, Mrs. William White la visiting this week In Morrison with her mother, Mrs. Hahn. Mrs. Roy Mercer and chldren are staying at the home of Mrs. Mercer'a parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Dillon, during the absence of her husband, who Is in Bureau county. Little Margery Mason died Saturday at the home of her grandfather, Mr. Mason In Brie. The funeral services were held Tuesday at the Methodist church, with burial in the Erie ceme tery. Miss Alice Delfs, sister of Mrs. El mer Dennison, has been very sick with iid Laxativo for Baby Frsa The child of today is the parent of the future, and whether it grows up healthy and strong, or puny and weak, depends upon the intelligence of its parents, for most children are born into the world healthy, but thousands become future weaklings between birth and the age of ten, when the parents are still in greatest control. The prime cause of trouble Is in the stomach. A baby that is digesting its food seldom cries and always looks cheer ful; the little child whose stomach is good romps and plays and never whines; the growing child learns well at school and is eager for fun if W head Is clear and Us stomach .light, and thai means If it has no constipation. The best and safest way to cure any irregularity of the stomach anC bowels In children is by the use of Dr. Caldwell Syrup Pepsin. This Is a liquid laxative wonderful In its effect as Mrs. John WT. Dunham, Apple Creek, O., Mrs. II. I Cullam. Plalnville, Ind., and numerous others can testify who give It to their children with extraordinary results. A bottle only costs SO cents or fl ac cording to the size you want, and even one 60-cent bottle will do wonderful amount of rood in a family. It can ba aven to any member of the family In constipation, sour stomach, indigestion, torpid liver, dyspepsia, heartburn, etch headache and similar digestive troubles. It never gripes or strangles like pill, tablets, salts end powders, which should not be. given to children, women or old folks. .. If you have -a child or other member of the family who needs, but has never used this grand laxative tonic, send your name and address to the doctor and a free trial bottle will be sent to your home. In this way you can find out what it will do without personal expense. If there Is anything about your ailment that you don't understand, or if you want any medical advice, write to the doctor, and he will answer you fully. There is no charge for this service. The address is Dr. W. B. Caldwell. 603 Caldwell hid-.. I MonticeUo, . scarlet fever at her home near Eben ezer. L. A. Giles was a business visitor in Rock Island Monday. Frank Walker is. moving his house hold goods this week to Warner's Crossing. George Stanbro was a Ger.cseo vis itor Monday. A new cement bridge has been built near Kempsterville. Herman Sand was a Ger.eseo visitor Saturday. "Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hill are the par ents of a 12-pound baby boy, born Sunday nlpht. This is their 10th child", nine living and one dead. The Hillsdale Sunday school wi:l observe the world-wide temperance day,' Nov. 28. The Hilsdale ladies met .Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. L. A. Giles. Mrs. McCartney of Albany vi-Jcl a few days the last of the week with her daughter, Mrs. Clara Hanson. Mr. Conrad has sold Ills house and lot on Main street to Justin r.iiiry. Mr. Conrad is having a house bull: ;h!a winter on his property near th' rail- (Continued from Page Two.) The latest our new patented cap bottle. OS and on with a quarter turn, Keeps contents air tight no drying up-o cork to break. Sold everywhere. Alto in non-leak-able tubes for the same price . 10 cent. NSSfeP i 10 cent. ynTTglSTXli D A A NICE CHRISTMAS GIFT fi m ft A FINELY MADE PHOTO 5ra TO TOUR RELATIVES AND FRIENDS WOULD PLEASE THEM AS MUCH AS ANY TIIINO POSSIBLE. 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