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XHE KOCK ISLAND ARGUS.-THUKSUA IT. MARCH 24, 1910.
Juniors' Easter Program.
The following program will be given
by the juniors of the Memorial Chrls
, tian church this evening In the church
' parlors :
Song. "Easter Bells Are Rlnlng"
Recitation, "Doing His Will" Mild
Song, "Somebody" Six little girls.
Recitation, "Welcome to Our Easter
Garden" Dorothy Kaupke.
Piano duet Mary and Cora Graves.
Song, "Gently Falls the Rain" Five
Recitation, "Who Comes Here?"
Drill by eight girls.
Piano solo Dorothy Kaupke.
Exercise, "In the Easter Garden"
Recitation, "The Little Brown Girl
and I" Mattle Meely.
Piano solo Alt a Pierce.
Recitation Grace Shaw.
Music Students' Club.
The Music Students' club met yes
terday afternoon with Mis3 Amelia
Huber, 2314 Third avenue, the meet
' ing being postponed from Monday.
A concertstuck by Chaminade was
given at two pianos by Miss Norma
Weise and Mrs. T. B. Starbuck, the
latter at the second piano. A group
of songs by Anton Dvorak was sung
by Miss Ames and Mrs. A. P. Griggs.
At the close of the program Miss
Amanda Schmidt was asked to sing
and she responded with a selection.
The next meeting will be with Mrs.
Adolph Priester of Davenport.
Miss Bertha Breckenrldge, at her
home, 1523 Thirty-fifth street, was giv
en a delightful surprise party last ev-c-ening
by a company of about 40 friends
( who took this method of celebrating
. her 18th birthday anniversary. Games
j were played and a merry time en
j joyed. The company of friends pre
t sented her with a beautiful watch
i chain, Frank Nessler making the pre-
sentation, wishing her many more hap
J py birthdays. She also received many
I other beautiful presents. A delicious
birthday snpper was served In courses.
1 i -
- Hard Times Sociable.
1 Tomorrow evening at 7:30 the
V members of the intermediate Chris-
tion Endeavor society of Central
Presbyterian church will hold ta
"hard times" sociable at the chapel
on Twelfth street. Anyone who
comes and does not look like "hard
times" will be fined. t This will be the
first sociable given ' under the aus
pices of the society. A short busi
ness session will precede the social
Kenneth M. Elmore and Miss Angie
Hicks of Rock Lf and were married in
Clinton last Friday morning by Rev.
T. M. Evans. Mr. and Mrs. Elmore
will make their home in Rock Island,
where he Is employed as an electrician
for a telephone company.
Dance at Cable.
The Cable Dancing club will enter
tain this evening at a dancing party
to be held at the Cable opera house.
This will be the first of a series of
dances to be given by the club. Mu
sic for dancing will be furnished by
Miss Josephine Waspi and Frank H.
Krambeck, both of Davenport, were
married last evening at 7:30 at the
parsonage of the First Methodist
church by Rev. R. B. Williams. They
were accompanied by Elbert Kahl.
Mr. Krambeck Is a tailor in this city.
They will reside in Davenport.
Edward V. Krone and Jennie Spor
rey, both of Moline, were married at
the parsonage of the First Methodist
church in Clinton Saturday afternoon.
The bridegroom is an electrician. Mr.
and Mrs. Krone will make their home
Reception for New Members..
The ladies of the Second Christian
church held a reception yesterday af
ternoon at the chapel for the new
members of the Ladies' Aid society of
the church. A large number were
present and lunch was served.
ORATORS, PAST AND PRESENT.
A style of flowered richness
That never seemed to lag,
A loud appeal to freedom, -
A mention of the flag
That was the stuff that flourished
And got them, all and each.
The old-time campaign standby,
The good old cart-tall speech.
This year the method differs ;
Though words come in a flood.
And quantities of mud.
And therefore we are certain
A modern stage we reach,
And on our ears is falling
The underauto speech.
McLandburgn Wilson In New York
Kerler & Co. make rugs.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Trl-Clty Towel Supply company.
For bus and express, Spencer & Trefz.
LaVanway buys and sells every
thing. Telephone west 247.
' City property, farm lands. L. A. Pol
land, 314 Safety building.
Let William Johnson do yonr tin and
furnace work. 1316 Third avenue.
H. T. Slemon wants your tin and
furnace work. 1526-1528 Fourth ave
nue. Try Mrs. Austin's buckwheat flour.
Makes dandy cakes with the genuine
flavor. Ask your grocer.
Good old fashioned cakes are made
from Mrs. Austin's buckwheat flour.
Fresh goods now at your grocers.
Roller rink closes Wednesday, March
30, for the season, dancing after skat
ing. Make arrangements accordingly.
Chap-o-Iene, the non-sticky lotion.
Best for chapped, rough and 60re skin.
Price 25 cents. At Thomas drug store.
The Rock Island second hand store
has removed from 2025 Fourth avenue
to 1816 Third avenue, next door to
Bartlett's tea store.
FAIL TO SELECT A SITE
Moose Lodge Still Debating on Loca
tion of Its Headquarters.
Rock Island lodge of Moose did not
act finally at Us meeting last evening
on the selection of a site for Its pro
posed permanent headquarters build
ing. The membership is divided be
tween two locations, the Rock Island
Club property. Sixteenth street and
Third avenue, and the old Spear home
stead lot. Third avenue and Eighteenth
street. A delegation from the local
lodge will assist at the Installation of
the new lodge in Davenport this even
ing. The party will assemble at the
New Harper at 7:15 and will go in a
body to Davenport.
BREAKS RECORD THRICE
Oldfield, After Fast Two Miles at
Daytona, Does Other Stunts.
Dcytona, Fla., March 24. In addi
tion to setting a new auto record of
0:55:85 for two miles yesterday Bar
ney Oldfield drove against the world's
kilometer record of 0:17:76, made by
Hennery on Brooklands, England,
track. Oldfield shot past the starting
line like a meteor and finished the
distance in 0:17:04. The third record
established by Oldfield was the one
mile stock "chassis mark of 0:40:35 In
a Knox. The previous record was set
by Lewis Strang, in a Fiat 0:46:30.
Although David Bruce Brown, Wal
ter Christie. George Robertson,
KIrscher and number of other well
known drivers with fast cars partici
pated in yesterday's races, Oldfield
swept all before him with a hurricane
speed and daring that proved that the
"old timer" is better than ever.
C. B. Marshall and C. R. Nourse are
at Colfax Springs, Iowa.
Hon. F. E, Abbey of Biggsville is
spending a few days in the city..
F. J. Mueller has returned from a
four weeks' stay at Hot Springs, Ark.
Mrs. Ellen Normoyle and son John
left this morning for a visit in Chicago.
Miss Lillian Barnette left last night
for Kansas City, where she will spend
a few weeks visiting with relatives.
Mrs. T. B. Davis has gone east to
visit with her daughters. Misses Anna
and Helen Davis, who arc students at
Miss Myrtle Dade is spending the
day In Peoria in attendance at a dis
trict school of instruction of the Royal
Harold Dyrenforth of Chicago, presi
dent of the Commercial Life Insur
ance company, and J. B. Wroughton of
Chicago, superintendent of agents of
the same company, are visiting here
DAY IN THE POLICE COURT
Frank Hayes and Nick Dawson Given
Rock lile Sentences.
Frank Hayes and Nick Dawson
were arraigned before Police Magis
trate C. J. Smith this morning on
charges of disorderly conduct and
as both of them were broke, they
were sent to the county Jail to work
out fines. Hayes will exercise on
the rock pile for 10 days and Dawson
was considered so husky and in need
i of hard work that he was ordered to
remain there 4 0 days. Both men
were arrested yesterday while drunk.
A fellow was arrested last night
for being drunk but the police were
unable to get him to tell his name,
respite the fact that he was pickled
so that he didn't know which side
of the street was the other side, he
knew enough to keep his name out
of the police records and the result
was he had to be entered under the
much abused name of "John Doe."
This mornine "John Doe" was sick,
sober and almost broke. He was
fined $1 and costs.
No Vacant Houses.
Sterling has not a single vacant
house, the newspapers of that city
say. The last one burned down yes
terday. Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets invariably bring relief to wo
men suffering from chronic consti
pation, headache, biliousness, dizzi
ness, sallowness of the skin and dys
pepsia. Sold by all druggists.
Honored on Return From Tour Around World
VICE PRESIDENT AND MRS. FAIRBANKS.
SPEED TOO GREAT
TO KEEP THE RAILS?
One Theory as to Cause of Wreck on
C, R. I. & P. at Green
Des Moines, Iowa, March 24.
Members of the Iowa railroad com
mission who have returned from the
Green Mountain wreck near Mar
shalltown intimated that the train
was backing faster than was safe.
Trainmen told the commissioners
that locomotives when going back
ward are likely to quit the rails If
the speed is greater than 15 miles
Nine passengers who were riding
with their backs to the engine were
killed, each suffering a broken back
and a fracture of the skull.
This condition, the commissioners
said, was due to the alleged exces
sive speed and the fact that the en
DRUNK HAS A GUN;
THREE ARE DEAD
South.- Carolina Man: Shoots
Two on Train . and Then
USES WASH ROOM AS FORT
Is Driven Out With Water and Killed
After Battle Lasting for
Wilmington, Del., March 24.- What
started as a trifling altercation on the
Pullman palace car Mercury, bound
for Jersey City from Washington, at
tached to a Baltimore & Ohio railroad
train, resulted yesterday afternoon in
the killing of two men by a passenger
and the slaying of the murderer after
he had barricaded himself at one end
of the car, defied its other occupants
and fired a hundred -or more volleys
at a throng of policemen and citizens
who endeavored to capture him when
the train reached Wilmington from
Newark, Del., where the battle began.
Several persons were wounded In the
The dead are:
O. E. WELLMAN, 40 -years old, of
Philadelphia, conductor of the train.
SAMUEL WILLIAMS, 50 years old,
colored, of Jersey City, Pullman por
ter. J. H. BETHEA, 40 years old, of Dil
lon. S. C.
Bethea, who had been drinking heav
ily, had had a few words with the por
ter, when he suddenly drew a revolver
and shot the colored man through the
heart, killing him instantly. When
Conductor Wellman saw the porter
fall and ran to the scene to remon
strate with the passenger, who still
held the smoking revolver in his hand,
Bethea fired a second shot into the col
ored man's body. Then, without a
word. Bethea shot Wellman through
the heart. The conductor fell dead
In his tracks.
Police Arc nlled.
Before the passengers could inter
fere the double murderer barricaded
himself in the washroom of the Pull
man car and threatened to kill the first
person who approached. Meanwhile
the train reached Wilmington and the
police were called. A squad of patrol
men, reinforced by park guards and a
posse of citizens and trainmen, ran to
The police called upon Bethea to
surrender. As an answer the opened
the door of the washroom slightly and
opened fire on . the police and the
crowd with an automatic revolver.
Bethea 13 believed to have had at
least 100 rounds of ammunition, for
he succeeded in holding the posse at
bay and also held up the train and tied
up traffic on the Baltimore & Ohio
road from 5:17 until 6:35. During this
time many shots were fired on both
sides, until finally all the windows of
the car were riddled. " .
When the battle had lasted about an
gines stopped within three feet from
the point that the foremost engine
left the track.
Marshalltown, Iowa, March 24. The
last identification of the dead of Mon
day's wreck was made this morning,
when B. F. Graham of Harmon, 111.,
declared . the hitherto unidentified
woman to be Mrs. Annie Robertson
ofGalesburg, 111., his mother-in-law.
ITCH RELIEVED AT ONCE
That terrible itch disappears . with
the first drops of a simple compound
of oil of wintergreen, thymol and
glycerine mixed in D. D. D. Prescrip
tion. - This soothing, healing lotion,
used externally kills the eczema germ
Heretofore, the D. D. D. remedy has
been sold only in $1.00 bottles; but as
a special offer, any sufferer in this
town who has nevertried D. D. D.
can now try this remedy in a speciar
bottle at 25c. It cures the Jtch In
stantly. We know this. The Harper
hour the police called on a fire com
pany nearby. The firemen responded
with their engine. Attaching a high
pressure hose to a fire plug and with
the firemen barricaded behind trucks
and boards, a stream of water was
played upon the windows of the wash
room. The desperado fired a number of
shots at the firemen, but missed.' Then,
drenched . with water, he staggered to
the platform and the police once more
called upon him to surrender. His re
ply was several shots in quick order
from his revolver.
Shot In the Face
Several of the policemen had armed
themselves with shotguns, and Just as
Bethea fired the last shot Police Cap
tain Evans fired a load of shot into
his face. Notwithstanding this Injury,
the murderer kept blazing away. Pa
trolman Boughman opened fire with a
pistol and struck Bethea In the right
arm. The desperate man tried to fire
again, but Sergeant Kelleher opened
fire and also managed to spring upon
Bethea. When the police took hold of
him he fell dead In the arms of a pa
trolman. John O. Wiley, a park guard, and
Mathew Haley, a Wilmington citizen,
were wounded by 6tray bullets fired
by Bethea. " Several other persons
Bethea was well dressed. While it
was believed by some of the passen
gers who fled when the train reached
Wilmington that the desperado was
insane, others declared that he ap
peared to be rational, except that he
had been drinking.
Indiana Citizens Greet Former
Vice President on His
HAVE A MILITARY PARADE
Flowers, School Children, Speeches
and All the Ifcest Knter Into
Indianapolis, Ind., March 24. Indi
ana and Indianapolis will welcome
home former Vice President Fairbanks
and Mrs. Fairbanks, returning late
this afternoon from their world tour.
They will be met at the station by
thousands of the "home folks," headed
by Governor Marshall, Mayor Shank
of Indianapolis and prominent citizens
of the city and state, attended by a de
tachment of regular troops and state
F'roceaaloa a Escort.
A procession will escort the party
to the grounds of the federal building,
where hundreds of school children
will be grouped and Fairbanks will re
spond to their congratulations in a
short speech. The formal feature of
the celebration will be at the plaza
surrounding the soldiers' and sailors'
monument, where speeches of welcome
will be delivered.
GRIM JOKE BY CANNON
RIood on His Shirt Front Causes Jar
to Insurgent Member.
Washington, March 24. Speaker
Cannon had a slight attack of nose
bleed yesterday, not from - any out
side cause, and a drop of blood had
strayed to' his shirt front. An insur
gent republican climbed the steps to
the speaker, being one of those reac
tionaries still on speaking terms with
the "Czar of the House."
"Why, Mr. Speaker," he said ex
citedly, "you have blood on your
Mr. Cannon surveyed the spot as
well as he could and looked the "in
surgent" member squarely in the
eye. "Yes," he admitted, "it's blood,
but it's in front, you will notice."
Mrs. Slingchin put her bead over the
fence and thus addressed her neigh
bor, who was hanging out her wash
ing: "A family has moved Into the empty
house across the way, Mrs. Mangle."
"Yes, I know."
"Did you notice the furniture V
"Two loads, and I wouldn't give a
sovereign a load for It. Carpets? I
wouldn't put 'em down in my kitchen.
And the children! 1 won't allow mine
to associate with 'em. And the moth
er! She looks as if she had never
known a dsy's happiness. The father
drinks. I expect , Too bad that such
people should come into this neighbor
hood. I wonder who they are,"
"I know 'em."
"Do you? Well. I declare! Who are
"The mother is my sister, and the
V father is the superintendent of the
"Oh ah um! Do you think It's going
The First Tooth Festival.
Among the Syrians there Is no such
thing as giving a party in celebration
of the first anniversary of the birth of
a child. The celebration is held when
the baby cuts its first tooth. On such
an occasion friends of the parents are
not invited to the house to eat cakes
and listen to a phonograph, but what
ever sweets may be prepared for the
occasion are sent by the parents to the
homes of the friends whom they wish
to inform of the news. The friends
later visit the parents and tender their
congratulations. The dishes in which
the sanainieh Is carried to neighbors
and friends are not returned Immedi
ately. Sometimes it is a week or even
two before they are back In their cus
tomary places In the family cupboard.
When they are returned they are not
AH the news all the time The
; The real test
is in the baking.
Other Baking Powders
but when it comes to
delicious biscuit, cakes
prove Its real worth.' This is because of
its much greater leavening power and the
strict purity of its ingredients.
It costs only a trifle more than the cheap
and big can brands and much less th-t the
Trurt Bailing Powders.
Received Highest Award
Today in the Markets
Chicago, March 24. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
May, 114, 114, 113. 114V6.
July, 108, 109, 108, 108.
September. 107, 107. 106. 107.
May, 61. 62, 61, 62.
July. 63. 64. 63, 64.
September, 64, 65, 64, 65.
May, 43V4. 44. 42, 44.
July. 41. 424, 41. 42.
September, 39. 39, 39, 39.
May, 26.35, 2C.42, 26.25. 26.35.
July. 25.95, 26.00, 25.75, 25.75.
May, 14.00. 14.10, 14.00. 14.07.
July, 13.77. 13.87. 13.77, 13.82.
May, 13.95, 13.97, 13.87. 13.90.
July, 13.40, 13.47, 13.40, 13.45.
Receipts today Wheat 57, corn
108, oats 100, bogs 12,000, cattle
5,000, sheep 8,000.
Estimated receipts Friday Hogs
Hog market opened steady. Hogs
left over 1.300. Light 10.50 rj
10.85 mixed and butchers 10.55
11.00. good heavy 10.60 11.00,
rough heavy 10.60 10.75. .
Cattle market opened steady.
Sheep market opened steady.
Omaha Hogs 6.300, cattle 2.700.
Kansas City Hogs 6.000, cattle
Hog market closed 5c lower. Bulk
sales 10.75 10. 85, light 10.40P
10.80, mixed and butchers 10.50
10.90. good heavy 10.55 10.95,
rough heavy-10.55 10.70.
Cattle market closed steady.
Sheep market closed weak.
Northwestern receipts Minneapo
lis, today 163, last week 2 40, last
year 17 4. Duluth, today 112, last
week 75, last year 58.
Liverpool opening cables Wheat
lower, corn unchanged.
Liverpool closing Wheat to
higher, corn unchanged.
New York Stocks.
New York, March 24. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
Union Pacific 185
IT. S. Steel preferred" 119
U. S. Steel common 84
Rock Island common ..; 43
Southern Pacific 127
New York Central ....123
Missouri Pacific 70
Great Northern 135 V
Northern Pacific 134 ,8
L. & N 151
C. F. 1 40
II. E. Casteel, Pres. M. S. Ileagy, V. V. H. B. blmmnn, Cash.
THE COMFORTS OF LIFE
v n rr"wc v
HENRY H. ROGERS was a poor boy He worked in
a grocery. He saved his money and put it in the bank.
He left an estate of 100 million dollars.
Make OUR Bank YOUR Bank.
We pay liberal interest consistent with safety 4 per cent.
Central Trust & Savings Bank'
may make broad claims,
the production of real
Illinois Central 141
C. & O 87
D. H. T 77
B. & 0 111
St. Paul 143
Republic Steel preferred 100
Southern Railway 28
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, March 24. Following
are the wholesale prices on the local
Live Poultry Hens, per pound,
14c; spring chickens, per pound, 15c;,
ducks, 11c; geese, 11c.
Butter Dairy, 27c; creamery, 22c.
Fresh Eggs 19c.
Feed and FueL
Grain Corn, 60c; oats 47c.
Forage Timothy hay, $18; wild haj,
$15; straw, $9.
Coal Lump, per bushel, 15c; slack.
Wood S4.I0 per load.
State of Ohio, city of Toledo, Lu
cas county. 3s. Frank J. Cheney
makes oath that he is senior partner
of the firm of F. J. Cheney & Co.,
doing business in the city of Toledo,
county and state aforesaid, and that
said firm will pay the sum of one
hundred dollars for each and every
case of catarrh that cannot be cured
by the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribed
in my presence, this 6th day of De
cember, A. D., 1886.
(Seal) A. W. G LEA SON.
' ' Notary public
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inter
nally, and acts directly on thq blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Send for testimonials free.
F. J. CHENEY,
Sold by all druggists, 75 cents.
Take Hall's Family Pills for con
stipation. Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets are safe, sure and reliable,
and have been praised by thousands
of women who have been restored
to health through their gentle aid
and curative properties. Sold by all
The Secret Out. .
"What made my lovelv compllonf I
do not like to tell, for It wan medicine,
but the nlornt a woman fvt-r took. It
was Iane'a Family Merllrlne that did
It." This In a pliannt hrrb ta whlrh
arts favorably on the wtomifh arid bow
the Bkln like inaulr. It curei h.-udarhe
ela. purlfvlnfc the blood and rleanKln
and backarhe. DruKffUta and dealer
sell It; 25 cents.