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THE ROCK ISI1AXD ARGUS. SATURDAY. JUNK 8. 1912.
UTI CHORDS AND DISCORDS W
IS CLIMBING RAPIDLY
BY J. M. C.
rori.n eat no fat
Jack Sprat", who pliyed baseball
with th Galva can s'vc-ral years
aeo and who is known by a'.l the ball
fans here, is now in poor health.
Mr. Spratt iprcr.tly returned" from the
'ast h"r h has bf-n laving ball
and hr'.plne his brother. W A Sprau.
run a billiard hall. Ho is now in
ORF. TOT n FIDDLES.
Th recital given by 'he rr.ai quar
tet of the Kas-t Moline Methodist '
church Tu'-sday nithT under th" a 1
fplcftB of the Ladies' Aid society of
the Albany Mcthodisi churrh drew a
rapaci-y houso aid triad- th lora.1 ;
tirraniza' ;on sr m- rro::y. The yo'inc
ni' n from Kat Moi.nn wore white,
r!i:ck trf jfirrs and ar-- pnk-n of lis
b inp f-fflf-if-nt mriln; rs in an Kasf
Moline fa'inry Tli'y were a f com pan-
led by a r.iee look ire ci rl who f layed j
the piano, a small ho;, who performed :
on a co-rut. tr.il tin
The youric men ;!so conventional
Mack r'n's and fiddled.
torlunj theatre to the street below,
without the aid of a net, spring or mat
tress, landing upon the bare ground.
This will be the fourth time that Mr.
Feicuson has attempted this leap,
twice B-icc-ssfit'i, occ1 with ill luck,
Bprainini; his ar.klo and back. The
leap will take place Wednesday even
ing. May 2Cth. at . o'clock sharp, from
the front part of the Auditorium build
ir.e roof, cn Main tret. It will be
a free attraction don't forget the
POLICEM WHO TAX EE!
f?tark County News t
Six your.c men wore f.ned last week
f"r fast driving. Three of the num
ber were from I.aFayette. Ray Soprr.
our city poMrc-, can see and this is
very important to any city official.
by the Keokuk riant and Aledo is to
be the distributing point for towns i
in that locality. !
ALEDO TO GET LIGHT AMD
POWER FROM KEOKUK DAM!
i MISCREANT MARS PLATE !
GLASS ON SECOND AVENUE'
; More than a score of expensive j
; plate glass w indows on both sides o !
j Second avenue between Sixteenth and i
; Nineteenth streets have been marred i
by some mischif maker armed with a!
j glass cutter. This individual, opera.-'
j ing after dark, has evidently traveled ;
' up and down the avenue scratching j
ripht and left. In som places traces 1
of his work are barely visible, but ;
: elsew here he took a furl arm sweep, .
! h aving a mark that can be seen rods!
, away and which will stay so long as
it he glass remains. i
Jchn Buford Post. Attention! j
All nvnibers of John Buford Post j
i .No. Zi '.. . A. R., are requested to I
Ueht and rower for many cities in m(.iZ a. tho pOFt room promptly at j
at stern Illinois :s to be furnished Monday morning. June 10. to1
from th" K'-okuk p'ri'-ratinir station, i attend th- fi;rer.il of Comrade James
nr.M MR. FHKV f.TF
i Albany Review i
Mr Tie! of Abiany had a very excit
ing rnaway in f.-ot.t of Henry Prey's
Tuesday afternoon His horse b'-came
frightened at a r.ast.!ng ra n and ran
into a post, throwing Mr. It-1 1 out,
breaking the bugsy, harness and also
betiding Mr Prey's at. The horse
pulled I'm harness completely off jri the
fi-aras, but th' driver nmtiag'd to hang
onto it tin' II help rame. The horse suf
fered a bruised shoulder.
' Hillsdale F'n (
Mrs I'.en Ryi'in ar.d daughter. Hel
en, of Erie were guests of Mis. Justin
Dalley Monday evening between
nOTII lffH MflTf
i Hberrard Hulb tin I
CharleB Ahrnrtpiidt, who has he en
Iutltig down a drill well on the farm
of Henry Sch n-r in Rowling, has had
considerable trouble on amount of rock.
Recently he put ddwn In the hole and
exploded pounds of dynamite, in
iope of shattering the rock. Some of
the casings were blown out of the well,
and up In the air a couple of hundred
f-et Walter Trego was on hand will)
1o cameras and took snap shots at
the explosion. Not much benefit was
deceived from the undertaking.
rrRK rnrvrv F,inir. rf.i i .
Stark County News
Kre the priming of this issue an
other courtship will have culminated
in fir' plighting of 'he marriage troth,
and one of our most charming young
ladies left her home an honored bride.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Uncock and
family of Toulon spent las' Lords' day
lti the social atmos-phcu- of the Julius
Jo per home
Miss Hazel I'.iown has returned from
Crecnwich. Kan . win re k!i' uas house.
ecpitig- for !: brother I-roy until his 1
man !: y. j
I'.arl .-"niith aivi lady fii, n,1 (,f Henry !
'Hh Sund iv Hiih h bro:nr law
reii' e an I l.ou.-i-h'iid
J I n Cox of '.Vv,ii;!rK .a-!, red and
decomf'd rh" i:t t!."- of Mrs, Robert'
Admits- home la.-' w k. 1
m:w IKteiun i on hovv
Ad.iir lleacon. i !
Irven A'.n a'n! vm. Farrel. visitid
his brother. R.iss ar., f ;1 n ily. .,.
TH'sday. Fat re bro .gl.t his cousin,
'ren's S!.' 'Kind poc.y home nuhhunto
glw it a t. w lessons in behavior.
As we Blood in front of the pogtofflce
yesterilay e wire forced to hear a'
part of n conti-r :'i'ii. Tt'.y were
t-'iing a: t a th rd ,:i:t ami hiis-
teiie ! 1.. r :.n - o-,.; ni:,;.!." W e came
us in hi gettlrg mad as nn editor cvt '
decs Vim l,i. ow an d;toi nevtr i-'s
his tunper He fin lias it all In al
most ew ry cir'-'e of our klnd'cd there
has been sum.' : en f s- if s;k rifice '
to whi.m jew vied art 1 was off re, in
marring-, but who st.i.nl on 'lie ob!
J lace I . ra ise of th- si use of filial
hlVa'iiMi until th.- In aith w.,s cone
Mid the at'ractiteness f j rsonal
presence liad ntiisiie,; Rmtal society
may call siuii a "e hy n nf.knani-.
;d calls h r daughter, and h an
talis l.er sain. i
All. TIIF.UK. C.IHI
i H.- r.o; '.- Rr ss i
, good many (.f the jmitit: lads a--e
p ir hasi"g new bug-:, s this cummer.
Of course all the joui.g lad.c have
Strangers in this vlliiico who may
notice thnt many of cur residences
need painti'-g should twt be tin. ;.i,
to plai e the Maine nn the t.wiiers
The fact U that painteis uu Bl)t be
secured to do the work.
Russel Olson was out of school sev
eral days this c k on account of an
IIIT OFT BV KOrTOR.
Mr. Mcl-aughim cf Viola was seen
in this vicinity last Tuesday evening.
Mr. and Mrs Frank Suras and son.
Dale of west of Reynolds, were ceu in
Preemption last Sunday.
AM) FT UK I.IVF..
i Fort Pyron Cilobe )
It is announced that the people of
this locality will h:ne '; portui.i'y cext
Wednesday evening to witness one of
the mo thrilling events in the his
tory of the village W.'.e Ferguson, one
f 'he Ferguson Pros Stock Co, which
is to give a theatrical performance in
the Auditorium next Wednesday eight,
l as authorized us to state that he will
take his life in his hands in a deata
def'ir.g leap from the roof of tne Audi-
c,iaperonen. ( ThP construct'. :i cf ih. big dam across i Kinney.
'he river at Keokuk has given the
company promoting the scheme unlim
ited power facilities and contracts
ar now being made with many of the
cities and villag s in Illinois within
the te rritory to be s rved by the Keo
kuk plant to furiiisih l.ght and power.
Aledo is one of the lntest to join
the ranks of th, Keokuk company and
i as soon as the juice is available they
By order of
D. C. Wrieht. commander.
W. H. Carpenter, adjutant.
VJ! ' 'Ti.W 'HSl'Wfrv. - .f-lS
4- . "2 ?
INJURIES FATAL -TO
South Rock Island Man Dies as
Result of Being Caught
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
i Frnm the Ai-.kus Files of i-sT.) inaia medicine man, has removed his
June J. The court house yafd looks office from opposite Harper's theatre
remarkably well this summer. Sheriff to the corner of Twenty-second street
Silvishas had the trees nicely trimmed, and Fifth avenue, w here he has rented
the cannons and fence around the a house and where he expects to rc-
WORKING IN A CLAY PIT
j AocidetU Occurred on His 5Sth
Jiirthdaj- Wife and Five Sons
! soldiers' monument rented, and the: main for several months.
grounds improved generally. A little,
I rain would benefit the grass, however,! June S. The county officers are
I which in some places has a parched j proud, and. pardonably so. too. of their
look. 'offices, since the w-al!s have been dec-
' The semi-century anniversary of j orated by T. F. Cary. The paper.
,the Baptist church commences tonier-; though neat and attractive in appear
' row night. anee. is not flashy or gaudy, but rich
j Everts commandary, K. T., with a ' a-d lasting. It is hung in a most ar
Iband, will take part in the corner stone tistic manner, and the boardof sirper-
layins cf the Masonic Temple at Dav-i visors will find that its contract with
enport next Monday morning. Mr. Cary has been mcu-e than complied
Ends Hunt for Rich Girl.
Often the hunt for a rich wife ends
when the man meets a woman that
uses Electric Hitters. Her strong
nerves tell in a bright brain and even
temper. Hpr peach-bloom complexion
and ruby Hps result from her pure
Aucust rMblitar. who was injured, ... , . . ,
June 4,--A verv pleasant partv of
in a cavein in the Atkinson brick- mUe folk a8s,,m!,;cd at ,he residence
yard last Wednesday, died at hin of J. W. Welch, to celebrate the 10th
home in South Rock Island at 11:"5 birthday of Master Harry Welch, yes
last night. The accident happened terday from 5 to 0 o'clock. Refresh
en liis ;,Sth birthday. . nu-nts were served on the lawn, ar.d
T .. ' '", . . a general good time was h;:d.
Mr. loobi.ar was working in the .1. '. . . , .
I The citv dog; checks for Issi hae
Pit when the earth suddenly gave bP(,n niaie by Charles Fiebig.
way, overing his body. He was able' The Rock Island plow works will
as shut down for annual renairs one week
wia have it. The Aledo Electric Ught ' blood; her bright eyes from restful
nd Rower plant was this week sold sleep; her elastic step from firm, free
to Charb s A. Monroe , vice prsidtit I muscles, ail telling of the health and
of the public Service company of i strength Electric Bitters give a weman.
northern Illinois, which already has a
network of traction, light and power
plan's over the state. K it!:sburg. New
Boston. Alf. ha, Alexis, New Windsor
H. L. Reed.
Mr. Reed is superintendent of the
Illinois division of the Rock Island sys
tem. Ten yeais ago he was located
in this city as chief dispatcher on the
same division. He has been gradually
on the climb since, and today is head
of the most important division on the
Rock Island system. He is also the
youngest superintendent in ;ne road's
employ. Mr. Reed was transferred
from the Missouri division to Rock
Island when A. J. Easley was promoted
and the freedom from indigestion, j to general superintendent of the cen-
backache, headae he, fainting and dizzy j tral division, with headquarters at
spells they promote. Everywhere they I I lavenport. Mr. Reed, with his .-
are woman's favorite remedy. If weak and little son, resides at M4 Twentv-
and other places are also to be served or ailing try them. 50c at all druggists, j third street.
to attrait belli and was extricated
euiekly as pi ssii.le. A leg was brok
en but it was -.bought at the time
that his other injuries were of a mi
nor nature. However, he failed to
rally as expected and it was seen that
his condition was critical.
nnn i iioi.i.wn.
Mr. Dobblear had been a resident
of this vicinity for a do.-en years,
lie was born in Ijzendike, Holland,
in 154, coming to this country 24
years ago. He settled at Phelps, N.
Y., removing to Illinois in 1900. His
wife, whose maiden name was Mary
llrown and to whom he was married
in Holland, survives, together with
five sons, Frank, Charles, Penjamin
ami Henry, at home, and Peter of
Davenport. Mr. Dobblear was a
member of St. Joseph's churert.
with in this undertaking. The offices
of the county and circuit clerks, and
the ball are all hung in different
shades and designs of paper, yet th;
ariatiou does net admit of criticism
as to any of the styles selected.
June 0. The annua! exercises of the
ninth grades of the Keck Island public
schools were held at Harper's theatre
this e.fterticou. The valedictory was
' delivered by Ralph Haerstick from
tic nnnox to No. I.
A magr.iiieient new walk made cf l
modern composition resembling rla:
I stone, is being l.iUi on the Second
; avenue and Nineteenth street sides of
;the Harper house. The hotel is also
being supplied with incandescent elec
The students of the Davenport
Rusiress college had a hieh old time
at RIack Hawk's Watch Tower today.
June C. Quite a crowd were at Pl.-uk
Hawk's Watch Tower Saturday after
noon to witness the balloon ascension
by Professor A. S. Parker. A collec
tion was taken up for the aeronaut
and it was after 5 o'clock before the
balloon was inflated. When everything
was ready for the ascent Professor
Parker grabbed the trapeze ropes, and
the balloon shot up through the trees
with considerable velocity. The band
played and the people shouted audi them a trial and get well. Sold by
clapped their hands. The ascension j all druggists.
was quite a noveity to many, and was j
mi'ch enjoyed. i All tee news all the tlrse Tho
i A. R. Burnett, the wonderful
If you are not sath-fied af:er iisiu:x
according to directions two-thirds of
a bottle of Chamberlain's Stomach and
River Tablets, you can hiive your mon
ey back. The tablets cleanse and in
vigorate the stomach, improve the di
gestion, regulate the bowels. (live
East j Argus.
June brides will find this store the best place to get their outfits.
In addition to the splendid lines of furniture in all departments that there are here to choose from, and the high stand
ard of quality that you are certain to get here, there is a matter of price to he considered. Clemann &Salzmann's prices
are always lower than other stores but right now you will find a visit to this store especially profitable. OUR CLUB
PLAN will be of help to those who haven't all the cash. We are offering many special values you can save money on.
EVERYTHING MARKED SN PLAIN FIGURES-
! in mill ii ii ii i fi rn tttt ni i n i m hwjihui i inii
.tt-v ---y.- i .-fr-7- wj..Trf- w..arrttV
Splendidly woven Brussels F.iigs, 9x12 feet
size an extra high grade fabric that will
sweep clean, wear we'll and give satisfac
tory service in every way. The designs are
all new and include a varied assortment of
rich medallion, oriental and floral effects
compare these rugs with anything sold else
where at $22.00 then remember we are of
fering you the same
M i 1 1
-:.vr e-'r-.'-T:.S f'yTVjiiWfL'4 ferinff vou the same o
MUilJ UU 'V V -T
THIS IS THE DAVENPORT THEY'RE ALL TALKING ABOUT
"i "-ii - - i
W W V V - V. ti iii . i
Are the only kitchen ealiinuia that
hac a lOoin.K coiuiiarl nient a ;liue
i-pe -ially made where you (an put
fitieles tiiat yon want to cool this
is only one convenience of many
others that makes the Hastings su
licrior to them all. Let u.s (leinoiihtra' o
this cabinet to you ami show you how
you can do a shorter anil better d.iy's
Why not buy the guaranteed kind,
they cost no more than those that
are not guaranteed, we are the only
store that is selling the DA MA Ml)
I.aeiiuared bed, these beds are proof
against tarnishing, Damard Ileds are
the only bed that are positively guar
anteed. We show over a hundred
styles the one priced above is just
like cut, we have other bargains at
17.75 and CRIlH
up to VUViUU
Genuine Leather ParSor
Set- Three Pieces at
Mill I ' l'4,f-
seated dining l air, made of
solil oak, highly
Jiulished only .
1 1 11 X-
i a r ' z m t
The I'r.lfold is the most perfec: of all hed-davcnports. It npens with
one motion and so simple that a rhild can operate it, when open
it makes a bed thnt the most particular rerson can find no fault
with, the priets of the I nifoid are very low- one similar to cut
only .U..V. tld,
The automatic bed-davtiu ort u low as 4I"0J
Leonard Porcelain Lined
Erautiful mow vkae ptoviuoa chamber
'y - ..T iKat is Lolulcly aaauary. Do not con.'uie
"Tj'r :- porcc-Uia wnii common while piirj. Porcehua
mrtil. It u melted into the mrfice of steel
by very hifh degree of beat, aod will cot
crack or break off. It is quickly cleaned bv
wiping with a damp cloth.
you buy a refrigerator get die
One-Piece Porcelain Lined
It's the best to be bad to refrigerators. The
12 wall couiructioa will pcerent the ice from
cekiag too rapidly. Food, w hen kep in the
Leonard frma.ns in a perfect state of pieser
vation. Let us show you and explain soore fuEy
tho economy is srlrrfing a Leonard.
Oak Rocker $3.95
"i ',;.-,"',!.: i;f
l . .. . If I ' t . . - ISd
It is a remarkable set at this prhe, the slyle is similar to cut, fin-
lsiied in manogany, t fie seat is upholstered in real leatner, ttiis is a
special value that we are offering to June brides,
we also have others up to
Oak Dining Table
Like this are nno of the real helps
of beautifying a dining room, tho
cost is very little when you con
eider the quality, this buffet is all
quarter-sawed oak, you'li like it
w hen you see it, price i
Felt Mattresses $6.50
Just Ask to See Them
It is very massive. ?.!! genuine quarter-sawed
oak, highly polished, it is
a large and comfortable rocker.
And it a real cotton felt mar-
tri-f.-i, buiit up in layers aa shown
above. Other mattress
at .5 and up to.
the style Is very much like cut, top is large
beautifully quarter-s-i v. ed. I)ont' fail
to see our all oa k table at
16th St. at 2d Ave,
Rock Island, III.