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THE ROCK ISEAND AUGTTS. TUESDAY, JANUARY
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Begin Anmlng City- The work ot
making the city iMMimmt for the
rear 111 bet-in this morning when
ten men under the direction of City
Assessor Hlld commenced upon their
Dinner for the Poor. From 12 to 2
o'clock yesterday afternoon the West
Bide aettlement waa busy serving the
' 400 pnen. women and children who
came to enjoy the annual New Year's
dinner, the 17th which Ned Lee has
erred to the needy at this occasion
since first becoming connected with
mission work here. The children
' were aerred first and the grown-ups
;Wre compelled to wait until all of
the youngsters were through.
Women In a Fight Exhibiting ert
deoces In th form of torn shirt
waists and swollen faces, the result
of an encounter which took place a
few days ago, Mrs. M. Lang and Mrs.
Bessie Johnson appeared in police
court yesterday morning. The for
mer appeared In the role of prosecu
tor, the charge being filed against
Mrs. Johnson. William Tank w
also a defendant on the same charge.
he baring been In the Immediate vi
cinity of the fight. Mrs. Lang told
the court that she bad been attacked
by CMrs. Johnson and that she had
been tit In the face. On the other
hand. Mrs. Johnson said she hsd been
called out of her house at Second and
Warren street and that Mrs. Lang
had trailed her balr and torn her
clothing. Mrs. Johnson was fined 11
and court costs, and the other two
Assessors to Meet. A meeting of
the county assessors has been called
for (Friday afternoon In the office of
County Auditor Collins. The purpose
of the meeting, which is an annual
one, is that of reviewing what work
is to be done during the coming year,
to reriw the tax lists and to receive
any instructions which might be
necessary to them because of change
of laws or state or county rulings,
The assessors will begin their work
on the second Monday of the month,
Te Reorganize Bosrd-Reorganization
of the board of supervisors, with
new committees and a new chairman,
was the important work which came
before the board at its first meeting
of the year this afternoon. It
thought that the committees will re
main practically the same as they
were last year,
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Fire at Seven Acres. Fire at 3:30
yesterday morning was discovered at
Seven Acres, the borne of O. A. Steph
ens. Chief Hawk and one ol tne men
from the Central station went to the
house and extinguished the blaze with
chemicals. Flames had spread from
a fireplace to an adjoining walL The
loss is about S200.
Declare Dividend. Stockholders of
the State Barings Bank and Trust
company will soon receive 5 per cent
on their investment, directors declar
ing a semi-annual dividend of this
amount at a meeting Saturday after
noon. The banking institution has
paid its stockholders at the rate of
10 per cent per annum for a number
Called to Mission Field Rev. W,
M. Story, pastor of the United Presby
terian church, stated to his congrega
tion Sunday at the morning service
that he had recently received a call
from the synod of Illinois by unani
mous choice of the commission ap
pointed by synod to fill a vacancy
made ,by the resignation of Rev. T
N. McQuoid, in the office of super
intendent of missions of the synod.
As this line of work has been planned
and approved by both the general as
sembly of the church and by the
synod he Is disposed to look upon it
as a call which It is both his duty and
privilege to accept. The work will
require all his time and will bring
him In touch officially with every con
gregation in the synod. For this rea
son pie stated to his people that he in
tended to request the presbytery of
Rock Island to release him from his
present charge and requested that
they acquiesce with him in his request
to the presbytery. The meeting of
the presbytery will be called In the
near future. Rev. Mr. Story has In
timated his desire that he may be re
leased from his present charge so as
to begin the new work by Feb. L 1912.
Princess JulUna. of Holland. Is Idolised by the Dutch people, who
are In a state of exaltation whenever they receive a fresh bit of news
concerning the youngster. The accompanying photograph of the baby
princess, who Is soon to celebrate her third birthday, was made by
Queen Wilhelmlna, her mother.
R was la the fall of 188, after a heavy
rain, that, attracted by yellowish de
posits In a small stream, be made his
great discovery ot the precious metal.
The sews of his find spread rapidly.
and the following spring the greet
A number of lmpor-1 rash from the east began.
tant business matters will be consid
ered by the board In order to begin
the work of the new year.
FOUND AND LOST GOLD.
General Suttar Ditoovarsd ths Precious
Metal In California.
It is rot generally known," said a
mineralogist, "that the discoverer of
gold In California was a Pennsylvania
and at one time a resident of Philadel
phia. This distinguished pioneer lies
, burled la the soil of Pennsylvania al
most forgotten. lie was General John
A. Sutter, a Swiss, who emigrated te
Philadelphia in 1834 and became a cltl-
. sen of the commonwealth. Ills grave
is In the Mennonlte burying grounds
at Litlta. Lancaster county, in which
vlllsge he spent the last years of his
"General Sutter was born in 1903 Id
Be den, Germany, near the borders of
Switzerland. Upon his arrival la this
country be spent some time in Phlla
delphla. subsequently removing to tba
vicinity of IxiUtz, where, in the midst
of relatives, he engaged in farming
Possessed of a roving nature, however.
It was not long before be yearned te
explore the great unknown land be
yond the Rockies. After many priva
tions ha reached California some time
la the early, forties and .staked a .claim.
"General Sutter amassed a consider
able fortune through his gold diggings,
bnt lost most of it through unfortu
nate speculations. He returned to
Pennsylvania In 1871 and spent his
declining years in- retirement, living
on the pension of $250 a month voted
him by the California legislature. He
died June IS. 1880. Two of his pall
bearers were Generals John C. Fre
ment and Ambrose E. Burnslde, who
had been his friends in California."
Appoint District Court Clerk.
Springfield, Jan. 2. Judge Humph
rey of the United States district court
for the southern district of Illinois
has reappointed Robert C. Brown as
clerk and W. J. Snyders and John Jen
Broeck Jones as deputies.
Old Soldier Tortured.
"For years I suffered unspeakable
torture from Indigestion, constipation
and liver trouble." wrote A. K. Smith,
a war veteran, at Erie, Pa., "but Dr.
King's New Life Pills fixed me all
right. They're simply greet." Try
them for any stomach, liver or kidney
trouble. Only 25 cents at all drug
Eemarkable Document Penned
in Bnngalow on Banks of
WOMAN AS AN ASSISTANT
Conduct With Mrs. Bortliwick
Described as a Result of
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It's the BORAX with the
Soap that does the work
Beware of Imitations There are a great many so
s 1 called borax soaps and soap
Kwders on the market, but most of them contain no
rax whatever, and those that do contain borax, have
such a small quantity, that it has no power to accomplish
the results claimed for borax.
The only cleansing power of most soap powders and
soap chips depends upon the action of such chemicals as
soda. Soda is destructive and corrosive. It destroys the
fabnc, and rots the clothes.
20 Male-Team Borax Soap dips
arc composed of only pure and harmless
inirredients. TW U SKrtbia ia tfcaM
chips but para borax, perfectly blad4
with par soap ia tha proper proportioa
of 1 TO 3, 25 boras and 75 para oap,
dantifically bleadod and Kila Dried, o
tket the deuuing effect ol borax is givea
to the highest degree
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will not only make the washing easier
and the clothes whiter, but because at
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ORDER FROM YOUR CRQCER
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Chicago, Jan. 2. Frank LJoyd
Wright has told the story of his love
for Mrs. Mamah Borthwick Cheney in
a second and "last" statement, issued
at his bungalow on the banks ol ths
The document, explaining the two
"spiritual heglras" in detail is the one
he promised to make public New
Year's day over the signatures of his
present mate, his wife and -Mr. Che
Announcement from the former hus
band of Mamah Borthwick that he
would not sign, and declarations of
fflends of Mrs. Wright that she also
would refuse, caused the architect io
issue the statement with his name the
only one attached.
Hia trip to Chicago was abandoned
at the same time. Its purposes
blocked, he gave out his story and
announced that with "the last word"
he Intended to establish complete pri
vacy at the "love castle."
tVOMAH HELPS WHITE STORY.
Mamah Borthwick worked with
Wright two days in preparing the
statement, which tells the struggles
of "a wife and a man and a husband
and a woman with the inevitable.' In
part it reads:
"I am tired. The woman Is tired.
We are living the life that truth dic
tates. Our desire is to harm nobody.
Our hope is that we may benefit hu
manity, our determination Is to be
true to our ideals .at all costs. But
it is Impossible to escape responsi
bility in a certain sense to the public
demand for an explanation. Very
well, this is the explanation.
"Here were four people, a wife and
a man and fa husband and a woman
who had each according to his or her
ability assumed earlier in life the re
sponsibilities of marriage.
"Then the thing happened to them
which haa happened to men and
women alnce time began the inevita
ble. As soon as their situation be
came apparent to them there was the
struggle with conscience, the conces
sion to duty, but not the clandestine
relation furtively continued to save
the face of the situation for the pub
lic not the usual salts and counter
suits and quarrels and villifications or
shirking of responsibility. On the
contrary, as soon as the situation de
veloped Its inevitable character, a
frank avowal by a readjustment to
the new conditions which had arisen
TRIAL, SEPARATION AT FIRST.
"Time was asked by the husband
year in fact was asked and the
man and the woman agreed to make
certain that love was love. The wife
characterized the matter as mere in
fatuation that would pasB and consul
tations were held between the wife
and the husband, the mother and
"Both the wife and the husband de
clared that anything they could do to
break up the new relationship they
would do, each in his or her own way,
with plenty of friendly assistance.
"For a year the woman continued
In her household separate from the
husband; the man likewise continued
in the household separate from the
wife. The established order and the
claims of daily companionship with
little children were pitted against the
integrity of life that is the only real
life. All was wretched, all false, all
"It would be hard to say who of the
persons concerned suffered most, but
I venture to say that the man and the
woman did. Against a passion that
was a passion of man for woman and
woman for man, but that was beneath
and above all that a passion for truth,
not content with self-sacrifice, that
counted the loss of worldly et eem,
the ecorn and insults of soclei, as
things well lost, was balanced the hu-
'Y Pain Pill,
For Neuralgia, nothing ia
Used by thouaande
for a generation
Those who have suffered from
neuralgic pains need not be told
how necessary it is to secure re
lief. The easiest way out of
neuralgia is to nse Dr. Males'
Anti-Pain Pills. They have re
lieved sufferers lor so many
years that they have become a
"I have taken Dr. UOsr AsU-FUn
Pills for five years and they are the
only thin that does me airy good.
They have relieved neuralgia in my
head in fifteen minutes. I have aiao
taken them for rheumatism, head
ache, paina In the breast, toothache,
earache and pains ta the bowels and
limbs. I have found nothing to
equal them and they are aH that Is
claimed for them."
J. W. 8 EDGE, Blue Springs. aCo.
At all druggists 25 doaes 25 cents.
Never sold In bulk. i
MILES MEDICAL CO.. Elkhart, In.
Mrs. Sarah Wharton-Moore
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Is one of .the most celebrated authori
ties on cooking in the United States.
For years she has conducted a Cooking
Laboratory in Des Moines, Ia., where
she has experimented with innumera
ble foods, and; 'invented scores upon
scores of new Recipes that have won
wide popularity After long careful
study Mrs. Moore sums up the causes
for baking failures in two words "bak
"I studied baking powders very
closely," says Mrs. Moore, "and after
trying nearly every brand that came to
my notice I hit upon the one that met .
every requirement Calumet Baking
Powder; I use ' Calumet Baking Pow
der exclusively in my kitchen, and sin
cerely advise its use by every cook who
wants to be successful. It is always
uniform land can always be depended
upon tQ.'make EVERY baking sweet
miliation of the devoted beings fcno
sacred obligations to growing chil
PROVISION FOR CHH.DRK1T.
Neither the wife nor the chlldrerl
of the man had ever lacked or then
lacked or should ever lack anything
that could be provided for their edjf
cation or oomiorL
Some able pen In. the land of a
man whose conadousnast Is not
prurient, a man who has lived and
suffered and can figure tW pJav, t
Wright aay what he pleases. I have
nothing to say."
Mrs. IWrlght refused to make any
statement. She read the document,
but would not comment upon It. The
former Mrs. Cheney has been dropped
fronj the membership of the First Con
Srational church of Oak Park.
Governor Host at Reception.
Springfield, Jan. 2. Governor and
Mrs. Deneen were at home to New
Tear's callers at the executive man-
emotions, the trials tof strength, ttft, , tfon yesterday. The state employes
tears and smiles, the faitl and doubt'
and the mistakes, the heartbreak.
underneath and througa It all con
sider and paint In tnu colors the
struggle of the ego in" al obligations
humanely dischargeable, and still be
serviceable the struggle. work and
live and let live. And utost will find
in It the triumph of 'seiflshness.' 1
cannot care perhaps thejveritable la
a final analysis Is not mnca mora thaq
the "selfishness" of nature, when
the word Is stripped ot tye meaning
with which Christianity his misused
Edwin H. Cheney, former bus ban
of Wright's present mate,1, read thi
architect's statement carefully whea
It was shown to him in his oQce la
the Marquette building. : Thea he an,
nounced he had nothing to aay. '
-me situation speaas. tor ; Itself,
oe s&ia. .aay inenas enow ol to
position, they know the circumstances.
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THE END OF TUBERCULOSA
Stamping Out the Plague
By JOSEPH H. CBOATB.
I do not think there , la any
greater or better cause mow Set f
before the people of New Torkl
the people of this great atat
than to save themselves from
this terrible plague, and they can
do It If they wilL The cities
have already accomplished much.
New York and Boston and Lon
don have reduced by one-half
the death rate from this particu
lar evil. It exists where ft has
been unchecked and unstudied
and nncared for In the rural dis-'
tricts of the state and ia the
smaller cities of the state.
ihld their respects to the executive
noon, and following the officers and
staffs of the Illinois National Guard
and naval reserves were callers. The
annual banquet of the guard officers
was served at the iSL Nicholas hotel
In the afternoon. Mrs. Deneen was
hostesg to a public reception. She
was assisted in receiving the guest3
by the wives of the state 6fflcer and
Springfield society leaders.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy Is not
a common, every-day cough mixturo.
It is a meritorlua remedy for all the
troublesome and dangerous complica
tions resulting from cold in the head,
throat, chest or lungs. Sold by all
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A woman often does not notice
what a cold day it is to long as she
is bustling around the house. But
when she sits down to her sewing and
mending, she soon feck chilly. .
It is then she needs a Perfection Smokeless Oil Heater.
Its quick, glowing heat warms up a room in next to no time.
That is the beauty of a Pcrfecbon Smokeless Oil Heater. It if
always ready for use; yoa can carry it wherever you please; and you
fght i only when yoa want it.
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