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fa I NEWS. OF ' " - i iii DAVENPORT ., Reversal In Rink Case. The Iowa . Bupremo ' court yesterday reversed Judge Bollinger , in the case "of the Btate against Charles Rink. Rink, a Davenport saloon keeper, confessed keeping open his saloon on a holiday, nd was accordingly enjoined by court ifrom operating. He circulated a new petition from adjoining property hold era and other necessary steps to open a saloon, and reopened. Judge Bol linger fined him, holding he could not ireengage in the saloon business until ithere had been circulated a new and general county mulct petition among the voters. The supreme . court re verses Judge Bollinger, and says Rink had a right to reenter business as he did. The decision of the supreme court tomes in the nature of a most lmpor tant legal victory for Attorney Louis tBlock, counsel for Rink. After the . anajorlty of the saloon keepers and their supporters had given up hope, Mr. Block continued the fight, and al though he lost in the district court, he Inserted all the more stamina into the fight and has now been rewarded by this splendid victory in the supreme court. A number of other saloon keep ers were prosecuted by the Civic Fed eration on the same grounds as was Mr. Rink and were punished accord ingly. Now that Rink has won a de cisive victory, it is probable the other aloon keepers will take some meas ure to obtain redress. Keeler Buys Munro Stables. Charles A. Keeler has purchased the hack line and livery stables owned by "Brick" Munro, 315-321 East Third street, for a consideration cf $0,000 and will cou ple these v.-ith Lis own, 315-321 East Third street. Roy Lobdell, who is at present in charge of Mr. Munro's sta bles, vill be retained 33 manager of (ha: stable arid Mr. Keeler will super vise the work ia both personally. Is C. -cc. A decree of di vorce fro.ii ... . husband was yester day granted to Mrs. Sadie Paulsen from Bernard Paulsen, upon the peti tion presented to the court by Louis Rccidewig, attorney on behalf of the j p'.rJntirT. The stipulation is made that j neither of the two parties is to re-1 Frcdsric Thomson. Copyright. 1908, by SYNOPSIS OF PRECEDING CHAP TERS. CHAPTER I. Lieutenant Sommers, I'nited States navy, is ordered to the Dnrant steel works, where a connon he has Invented Is being cast. He meets Frances Durant, daughter of the steel mill owner. CHAPTER II. Edward Finckney, rival of Sommers for Miss Durant s hand, as superintendent of the mill con spires asrainst Sommers and the success of his canntin. CHAPTER III. Frances reveals that she ras studied wireless telegraphy. CHAPTER IV. Pinekney decides to Supplant the Sommers grun with one In vented by an employe. Marsh, and naia fd the Khlnestrom Run by Pinekney. CHAPTER V. Pinekney and Som mers claph. CIIAITER VI. Frances and Som mers learn that each loves the other. CHAPTER VIL Pinekney puts Smith, drunken foreman. In charge of flniah ivg the Sommers gun. CHAPTER IX. CACGnT I THE ACT. FOR tea minutes Pinekney, sup pressing his anger and surprise, ma Da god to talk casually in the office. Then he excused him self on the plea of work aud, leaving Sommers, hurried out to see whether Smith had followed directions. "I'll be out in a few minutes my self," said Sommers aa the general manager left. "Expect there is plenty of time, though." "Oh, yes," Pinekney assured him from fhe door. "There's plenty of time. Don't hurry. We have pur most (tULQk marry within a period of one year arid the privilege of resuming her maiden name of Sadie Bruhn is granted the plaintiff. Reaches 90th Year. Another of Iowa's pioneers, Mrs. Cordelia B. Don aldson, completed her 90th year today. Cordelia Borthwick was born Nov. 20, 1919, in Albany county, New York, on the farm on which her grandfather, James Borthwick, settled In 1773 when he came from Dumfries, Scotland. The family later removed to within two miles of Albany. Here Mrs. Donald son was married and lived until the eaply 40's, when she and her husband, the late Oerrlt Donaldson, came to Iowa and settled in Pleasant Valley, this county, where they lived until 1S85, when they removed to Daven port. Mrs. Donaldson retains all her faculties and recalls many Incidents, of pioneer days, when all of Davenport's business houses were on Front street and but few residences were as far up as Sixth street. Obituary Record. F. J.I. Schlichtlng died yesterday at the county hospital after a brief illness. Three days ago he was taken to the hospital suffering from a severe attack of yellow jaun dice, which caused his death. He was 42 years of age and had been a resi dent of West Davenport. The survi vors are his parents, William H. and Mrs. Mary Schlichtlng; three sisters, Mrs. Agnes Kaniske of El Paso, Texas, Mrs. Clara Biggens and Mary Schlicht lng of Davenport, and three brothers, Charles, William and Albert of Daven port. The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the late residence, 2214 Bowditch street, with burial at Fairmount cemetery. James Trultt passed away Thursday morning at 3 o'clock at the Scott coun ty hospital, where ho went Sunday suf fering from pneumonia.- He was an old resident of Davenport and had many friends in the city. He was OS years of age at the time of death. Many years ago he came to Iowa, re siding on a farm near Buffalo. For several years he had been a resident of Davenport, making his home at 503 East Ninth street. One sister, Mrs. Susan Pearson of Davenport, and ono brother. George of Seattle, and several relatives in Muscatine survive him. The body was shipped to Montpelier this morning for interment. VIA WIRELESS j Novelized by Thompson Buchanan From the Successful Play of the Same Name By WINCHELL SMITH, FREDERIC THOMPSON and PAUL ARMSTRONG Frederic Thompson. All Rights Reserved. responsible man In charge of theTJob." Out in the furnace room Pinekney fouod Smith moving about in leisurely fashion, as though be had all the time la the world ahead of him. "Have you taken out the Sommers gun yet?" demanded the general man ager eagerly. Smith flared up. "No. I can't do everything at once. What do you think I am? We'll get to it in a few minutes." "It's got to comeout now," declared Pinekney" angrily. "Sommers is here in the oSice. He thinks we aren't able to run this Job, aud he's come to see his gun go into the "bath." The drunken foreman's face con vulsed with rage. "Oh. he has, has her he yelled. "Well, if he comes bothering around me you know what he'll get? He'll get what O'Leary got. That's whafll be coming to him." Finckney shook his head. "No, that won't do, Smith," he com manded sharply. Out In the works where he was practically boss the foreman could not be so easily controlled. "Oh, it won't do, won't it?" he yell ed. "Ill show yon whether It'll do or not." He 'doubled up one of his big fists, shaking- it menacingly. And .. now Li j iiihiiiwwiii i iii iuhj. t'-"1" ifim1-' mi 3 GouMe -irt ii's"iHriii THE ROCK ISLAND THE -NEIGH Pinekney let him rage" without check. A daring idea had come to the des perate schemer. Perhaps, after all. if Smith attacked Sommers It might not be eo bad. It would be up to Smith. He would suffer; no one else. At any rate, Sommers must not see-that gun go into the tempering bath. Pinekney decided' to irritate his drunken fore man a little more. --- - "Better be careful, Smith. He's In a position to make trouble for us all. He's an officer of the navy, you know; has a right to Inspect the vork.: We've got to treat him well. Besides.' this Sommers is a pretty bad fighter him self. He's got an Idea he can- lick anybody around these works." That was enough. Smith's fury was keyed to the fighting stage now. It only needed the presence of Sommers and a little provocation to start' real trouble. "Tuiuk's he's a fighter, does he?" he roared. "Let him come in here I'll show him who's a fighter. I don't have to treat him well. 1 don't have to treat you well, Pinekney. 1 don't have to treat anybody well. I'm inde pendent, I am. I don't crawl for no body." "Smith, you're drunk," declared the general manager. "You're drunk or you wouldn't talk that way." "1 know I'm drunk," roared the fore man. "But I'm the best man in the outfit, drunk or sober. Just let that navy duck show up." Inside Pinekney was smiling, well pleased, but he kept a straight, stern face. "I know you're the best man. Smith," he confessed. "But why do you waut to fight with me?" "Who's lighting with you?" bluster ed the bully. "There wouldu't be enough of you to carry away if 1 was fighting with you." Pinekney laughed powerfully. "All right." he said. "Now. remem ber, Sommers must not see that gun come out of the furnace. He's sore on us, niid be'il make a bad report on the job if be gets a chance. You know what would happeu to you then." "lie tried to get my job." roared the fore man. "Try to take au honest man's living away from him? I'll show him." He turned to the workman near the furnare, yelling, "Here, take that Som-iiii-rs gun." Piuckuey caught the foreman by the arm. "Wait a minute; wait. Smith." he commanded. "Here's Sommers now." The naval lieutenant was coming down the ltng furnace room, shielding his eyes from the terrific heat and glare of the furnaces as he passed. Smith lurched out to meet him just as lie stopped in front of the furnace which held the Sommers gun. One juick lo U assured t lie navy man of the foreman's condition. "How soon do you take the gun out. Smith?" ho asked. The foreman lurched up. thrusting his face close to the officer's. "None of your business." he retort ed. "I take it out when I get good and ready. Maybe at one time, and then again it may be another." The answer was enough. Every muscle in Sommers' powerful frame set for action. Already he had the foreman's protruding Jaw measured for bis right hand, and Plnckney's voice checked htm. "I say. Sommers, come here, please, will you?" The naval man turned without a word and walked over to the general manager. "Perhaps you can explain this. Pinekney?" he demanded sternly. Pinekney smiled apologetically. "I hope you won't mind Smith, can see he's been drinking." The officer's eyes narrowed. Mr. You The fighting look wns still on his face. "And that's the kind of a man you allow to be in charge of important work?" he demanded. Pinekney was still apologetic. "It doesn't often happen, I'm glad to say." he explained. "But Smith is a very valuable man, one of the lest I've ever known. I'd hate to lose him. He is thorongbly competent, even though he seems drunk. Liquor only makes him quarrelsome and Imperti nent. It doesn't affect his ability as a workman. "He was just the man for this job. That's why I put him In charge and let him stay on even though drunk. You can depend on It, he'll do the work all right." Sommers accepted the explanation .- ' 1 o. ISM 1 V J a? LI ARGUS, SATURDAY, SORS MOLINE In Memory of Deceased Elks. Ar rangements have ' been completed by' Moline lodge of Elks for their memo rial day service, and the program is in the hands of the printer. Fred Voll mer, a member of Davenport lodge if Elks, will deliver the memorial ad dress, and U. M. Magill of the local order will speak of the absent broth ers. The service will be held in the Moline club hall instead of the Barry more, as was first announced. The change is necessary as result cf the booking of an attraction to appear at the theater on the date set for the memorial Sunday, Dec. 5. Employes Organize Benefit Society. Employes of the Velie Carriage com pany are busy this week adding mem bers to a benefit society organized Tuesday evening. Assessments will be levied weekly, and sick, and death benefits will be paid. The sick bene fit is fixed at $5.25 a week after the first week for a period of 12 weeks. The death benefit Is fixed at $25. There are 350 employes eligible for membership and the aim is to secure a membership of at least 200. Officers are: President, John- Williams; vice president, George Sugantz; secretary, George Brown; treasurer, C. E. Ball. No Protest Yet, Every stockholder who has called this week at the office of Charles S. Kerns, receiver, and in vestigated the plan to wind up the affairs of the Moline Building, Savings and Loan association, has endorsed the proposed settlement, and signed to surrender stock certificates according to the terms of the agreement. Mr. Kerns published a notice last Monday evening that he would be at his office every day this week to submit to stockholders individually the plan or : settlement, and to explain any points that might not be clear in the minis j of those holding stock certificates. Stockholders have been calling at his j office in large numbers, and roughly estimated those who have signed in the three days represent $45,000 worth of the stock of the concern. The aver age amount of stock signed for daily has been $15,000. Considering Post mastership. Con gressman McKinney spent Thursday a; the Manufacturers' hotel consulting with Moline men as to matters of mo ment in national affairs in which Mo line people are interested: Naturally! the chief interest centered about the ; appointment of postmaster of Molina, j and sev?ral of the various candidate and their friends conferred with the congressman, presenting their claims and reviewing the situation. It was not to be expected that any definite solution of the race would be reached. as this was probably the first time the situation has been so closely surveyed, and several weeks will probably elapse before an apppointmcnt 'is an nounced. Congressman McKinney wants to 6tudy the situation from ev ery point of view and he is seeking to be guided by as clear an under standing as can be gained by fair and frank discussion with the various can didates and their friends. ' Milan Miss Pluma Houlton and Miss Le nora Nice visited Maud Scallburg of Rock Island Sunday. Miss Ruth Ruge entertained tho Misses Bessie Johnston, Katherine White and Marian Medill at her homo Monday evenlne. Miss Una Cullen of Geneseo visited with her mother Saturday. Miss Marguerite Dawson is unable to attend school on account of illness. Mrs. Tom Willhite received word Wednesday of her sister's death at Chicago. with a shrug. "Well, you're the general manager. Mr. rinckney," he said. "If that gun is ruined In your place the Durant works will bo responsible. Personally I think, valuable as Smith may be, it would be a good thing to lay him off until he sobers up." Pinekney nodded. "I understand your feelings." he said, "but I'll stay out here myself to see that the guu goes through all right. Smith's nasty now. It might be as well if you didn't stay any longer. It upsets him to have outsiders about." For the first time a real suspicion of foul play took hold of Sommers. They were all too obviously anxious to get him away. "Don't worry," he said shortly to iPinckney. "I'll take care of myself. I've got time to get into my working togs, haven't I?" He turned away and started back to the office just in time to meet Marsh approaching. He had sized up Marsh for an honest, well meaning fellow, so :he didn't hesitate to stop him. "Oh, 1 say. Marsh, what time did ithat gun go into the fire?" The bead draughtsman looked up and down and everywhere but at Som mers' face. "I I don't know, Mr. Sommers, ex 'actly." he hesitated. "Don't know!" exclaimed the officer. "What's going on here anyhow? It looks to me like there's something wrong. Didn't you tell me that gun went In at 6 o'clock?" Marsh was. thoroughly frightened now. "Did I say 6 o'clock? I've forgotten. Mr. Pinekney will know. I'll ask him." Suspicion had become practical cer tainty In Sommers mind now. He saw he, too, must be diplomatic. He must not let these people realize what he suspected. He shook bis head ea gerly. -..Oh, don't bother "Pinekney. Marsh. NOVEMBER 20, 1909. rhe Much Admired. American Actress MISS BELLA KNIGHT M TSfEWBRO'S HERPICIDE I have found nothing to equal Newbro'B Herpldde, A surprisingly few applica tions stops falling hair and frees the scalp from dandruff. It leaves the nalr dellgh. fully fluffy. (Signed) Delia Knight, The Three Acts Club, New York City. One Dollar Bottles Guaranteed. Send 10c in postage for sample and book to the Herpiclde Com pany, Dept. 40B., Detroit, For Sale at Drug Stores, THOMAS I'll be back In a moment. Just as soon as I get on my working clothes." And, leaving Marsh In a cold sweat of fear, the naval man hurried into the office. As soon as the door bad closed after him Pinekney rushed over to Smith. "Now, Smith, go to it quick," he commanded. In a moment the roar in the big fur nace room had increased tremendous ly. Smith began to bellow his orders. The men realizing the important time had come went to work with a will. The hugh traveler was rushed over above the trap furnace as fast as It could be moved. The chains were be ing lowered into the trap to draw out the guu when Marsh caught Pinekney by the arm. "Mr. Finckney, don't don't try it," he exclaimed. "Sommers suspects." Pinekney shook off the restraining touch. "Let him suspect." he exclaimed con temptuously. "What difference does that make? Once get that gun into the bath without his seeing it, I can beat him, no matter what story he tells in Washington." "But you can't get it in," expostu lated the frightened draughtsman. "He'll be back in a minute. He knew you couldn't beat him or he wouldn't have left. He's gone to put on his working clothes." For reply Pinekney shook himself free and shouted to Smith: "Here, Smith, Sommers has Just de manded that you be discharged. He (Continued on Page Nine.) Gets tot Dirt acd Spam tli Clothe FS2 More Women are Learning How Peosta Hebs Tham Why don't you learn? If you have not tried Peosta soap for washing aod cleaning, you are wasting rr.tich energy needlessly. Peosta c-.;p saves scrubbing and boiling the clothes. It does more work and better work thaa any other laun dry soap, and costs no more. Joiu the immense army of women who have cut out the scrub-board and the boiler. Use Peosta as they are doing. Save your clothes; save yourself, it pays. 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