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GUESTS OF WEEK
LONE WOMAN IN
WAR ON SALOON
Officers of the Illinois State Federation of Labor
THURSDAY, OCT. 20:
Illinois Federation Begins 4
Days' Convention in the
Mrs. Emma Jones Says Sale of
Liquor on Sunday Must
x Cease in Moline.
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Under the auspices of the Associated Charities,
FOUR HUNDRED EXPECTED
TO PROTECT HER OWN HOME
The Skovgaard Concert Co.
Parade In the Morning to Be Open
ing Feature Sessions at In
dustrial Home Hall.
Declares Her Husband Spends Most
of His Income Over Bar Be
gins ' Campaign Yesterday.
THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1910.
Delegates began to arrive today for
the annual convention of the Illinois
State Federation of Labor, which
onena l"l pro tnm rrrrxn AAnMnna I
through Friday. It is expected there
will be 400 delegates In attendance
The opening feature of the meeting
will be i parade at 10 o'clock tomor
row (morning, the formation to be at
Second: avenue and Nineteenth street,
the line to move over the following
route: 8outh on Nineteenth to Third
avenue, west to Fifteenth street, north
to Second avenue, east to Twentieth
street, south to Fourth avenue, east to
Twenty-flrst street and north to Third
avenoa, where the marchers will dis
band at . the Industrial Home -building.
Many of the business houses have dec
oratad in recognition of the gathering
of the representatives of union labor
All of the business sessions win be
held at ' Rock Island Industrial Home
hall. The formal opening of the con
vention wfll be at 1 tomorrow after-
Boon. The call to order will be by P.
J. Carlson, chairman of the local con
vention committee. The opening ad
drees will be ,by Harry Strom, presi
dent of the Tfi-City Federation of La
bor. Prayer will 'be; offered by Rev.
J. L. Vance, pastor-of United Presby
tetJSCn church, and the address of wel-cwner-wfli
be .byMayor G. W. McCask
rln. Edwin O. "Wright of Chicago,
president of -the state body, win re
spond for the delegates. In the even
ing the visitors will be guests at an
entertainment and luncheon at the
JTamtna of Canuulttca.
The program for the three remain
ing days of the meeting is to be as fol
lows: "Wednesday A. business session will
be held In the morning. Committees
of the convention will be named. They
wiU meet in the afternoon. Others
not appointed on the committees will
hoard special cars for a trolley ride.
Thursday The entire day will be de
voted to sessions for the women who
represent labor organizations.
Friday Business session. Officers
will be named and all other business
win be transacted.
RANGE IS AWARDED TODAY
Gately Company Give Away Hand
some $65 Range Absolutely
Mrs. A. Harms of 157 Sixth ave
nue, Moline, was awarded the range
which was advertiied to be given
away by John Gately company. Xne
range is valued at $65 and is well
worth the having and needless to say
the fortunate lady is happy.
Entertains for Son.
Mrs. Mary Park. 1525 Sixth ave
nue, Saturday evening entertained
a party -of 50 friends at her home
In a surprise on her son, George
Park, who celebrated his 8 2d birth
day anniversary. He was presented
with a silver mounted shavir set
and a pair of solid gold cuff butons.
Every Day is Bargain Day
At Cur Store
Our shelves are jam fall of
new canned and bottled goods.
Price and quality tell the
Dill pickles, large German
dills, dozen 15c
Kraut, home made cured right
has the real kraut flavor
a Quart 10c
Cheese, rich mild full cream
cheese, a pound 25c
Macaroni, new goods, domestic
kinds, a package lOo and 16c,
imported kind a package. 18c
Crackers, fresh baked flaky
crisp soda crackers,
three pounds 25c
Honey, Illinois White Clover in
comb, right from the hives
Peaches, large yellow meaty
evaporated Muir peaches,
two pounds 25c
'Apricots, new California evap
orated apricots, extra fancy,
two pounds 35c
Raisins, Sultana seedless rai
sins, a fine filler for pies
at three pounds 25c
Raisins, large fancy seeded,
Figs, new, package .... 10c
Pancake flour, self-rising, just
mix and bake, all kinds,
We are sole distributers in
Rock Island for the J. A. Fol
ger & Co.'s famous teas and
For excellence in cup and
richness in flavor try these:
Amber coffee, in one pound
parchment bags, pound . 28c
Aihambra, in one pound tins.
Golden Gate, one pound tins,
Pound .., 40c
2207 Fourth Ave.
ITesident Edwin R, Wright,
SET FOR TOMORROW
Co-defendant With Booker, Now in
Penitentiary, to Answer
The trial of Frank Corcoran, which
was to have been started in the circuit
court today, will not come up until to
morrow. Corcoran is to be tried on
charges made by little girls similar to
those on which Marion Booker was
committed to Joliet penitentiary last
week. This morning C. E. Sturtx, at
torney for Corcoran, and State's At
torney L. M. Magill and Judge F. D.
Ramsay held a conference In reference
to the case. Booker, it will be recall
ed, entered a plea of guilty.
The grand Jury reconvened this
morning pursuant to adjournment Oct.
10. As State's Attorney Magill is oc
cupied with criminal trials in the cir
cuit court, and Assistant State's At
torney H. M. Schriver is occupied in
the Insurance cases before the branch
court, It was said another adjourn
ment would be taken by the Jury this
UNDER HEAVY BOND
George O. Sarnburn, Accused by
Daughter, Refuses to Make a
George O. Sarnburn, aged 50, 624
Twenty-fourth street, Moline. Is a
prisoner at the county Jail In de
fault of a bond of $5,000 awaiting
action of the grand jury on a charge
of incest preferred against him by
his daughter, June, 17 years old,
who is soon to become a mother.
Sarnburn's wife died five months
ago. Since that time he and his
daughter have been living at the
home together. Carnburn has re
fused to make a statement since bis
arrest Saturday, He is closely
watched, as it is believed he will de
stroy himself at the first opportunity.
Sarnburn is a bricklayer by trade.
He has his preliminary bearing to
day in the - court of Justice H. N.
Williams in Moline.
AT THE Y. M. C. A.
Those who attended the boys'
meeting at the Y. M. C. A. yesterday
enjoyed a rare treat. Rev. J. L.
Vanco was the speaker, giving the
C'st of the series of talks on "Four
Famous Farmers." His subject was
'Adam, Who Is Kin to Us All" and
lie had worked out a most interest
ing treatment for his theme. By
means of a special Chart and black
board illustrations, he was able to
throw much new light upon the story
of the beginning of life on earth.
Next Sunday Rev. I. O. Nothstein
will speak on "Abraham, Immigrant
WOMAN IN CASE
(Continued from Pnsre Ona.)
ilist upbraided the ranch hand for
beating a horse. This angered Hurta
The incident took place Friday. Ketch-
el had just come down to the ranch,
which adjoins one he recently purchas
ed, to spend a few days. Hurtz thought
Ketchel was oing beyond the prov
ince of a visitor to take him to task
for his abuse of the animal.
Woman In .the Case.
Mrs. Goidie Smith, a domestic em
ployed on the farm, in a statement as
signed another cause for the shooting.
"While I was working in the house,"
she said, "Ketchel insulted me. I be
came angry. He was greatly wrought
up over the incident and pleaded with
me not to say anything to Hurtz about
our conversation. He said he would
give me the best team of horses on
the farm if I would keep quiet. I made
him no promise.
"When Hurtz came home I told him
what Ketchel had said to me. He was
very angry. I, think that it what caused
hi mto kill Ketchel."
Regaining; Ilia Strength.
For more than a month Ketchel had
been a visitor here. Weakened by the
fast life he had led since his defeat by
Jack Johnson, the fighter bade fare
well to his manager Wilson Mizner,
and the bright lights of New York and
came here to recuperate. He was thin
and pallied when he arrived here, but
long days in the country and nights
cf wholesome sleep seemed to put new
life In his veins. He bade fair to
Second Vice President Joseph
"come back" and resume his place at
the top of the middleweight division.
The dead pugilist's real name was
Stanislaus Klecal. He was born In
Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 14, 18S7,
and was therefore but little more than
23 years old. His parents are still
living in Michigan, where he had
bought property for them.
Hugh Curry left today for an extend
ed vtoit at Chicago and New York.
" J. G. Smith left at noon today for
a week's visit with relatives in Chi
cago. Miss Goidie McDonald has returned
home after a week's visit at Cedar
L. H. Nunn will leave tomorrow for
a visit of 10 days at bis home nt San
, Mrs. J. A. Piatt has gone to Great
Bend, Kas., where she will spend sev
eral weeks with relatives.
Henry Willms of South Heights left
today for Traerr Iowa, to visit his
sister, Mrs. Peter Steffens.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Montgomery
have gone to Sioux City. Iowa, where
they will ivislt with relatives.
Mrs. G. H. Trent and daughter, Ruth
AHen, will leave tomorrow for a visit
with relatives at Ottumwa, Iowa.
Miss Margare M. Clemann and AI-
ford Clemann. have gone to Crystal
Lake, N. D., where they will visit two
Mr. and Mrs. M. V. Archer, 807
Twentyfonrth street, have returned
home from an extended visit in Ne
Mrs. M. B. Atwell and son, Mar
shall, of Chicago, are visiting at the
home of Mr, and Mrs. J. O. Ross,
8006 Tenth avenue.
David Hoge has returned to his
studies at William and Vashti college,
Aledo, after a visit with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Hoge. .
Mrs. Howard G. Baker, 1106 Sev
enteenth street, arrived home Satur
day night from Chicago, where she
Visited for several weeks.
Rev. I. O. Nothstein arrived home
today from Rockford, where he at
tended a meeting of the English asso
ciation of the Augustana synod.
Frank T. Maxwell, who has spent the
past six weeks here, left yesterday
morning for East St. Louis, where he
will visit before returning to his home
at Danville, 111.
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Murphy, 1016
Twenty-third street, have returned
home after a five-weeks' trip in the
west. They visited at Seattle, San
Francisco, Los Angeles and Denver.
Mrs. Louisa M. Copp and Mrs. F. W.
Bahnsen bavo been elected by Fort
Armstrong garrison as rfelogates to
the state convention of ti.j Daughters
of the American Revolution at Deca
tur Oct. 26 and 27.
Misses Emma Caulpetzer of Ben
ton Harbor, Mich., and Mildred Cal
derwpod of Darlan Springs. Mich.,
are guests at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. John Volk, Jr. They have come
to attend the Caulpetzer-Hemenway
wedding this week.
Walter S. McKee, a former Rock Is
lander, now prospering in the real es
tate business in Los Angeles, arrived
here Saturday for a brief visit. He
will be accompanied west by his par
ents, Rev. and Mrs. D. H. McKee of
Aledo, who will make their future
home with their son in Los Angeles.
F. H. Leland and F. E. Valentine are
here from Springfield. Mr. Leland will
make this city his future residence and
will have the city managership of the
Woodmen Casualty company. Mr. Val
entine is the state agent of the com
pany. He will aid in the establishment
of the local office before returning to
F. A. Hart, division passenger agent
of the Burlington, has arrived home
after a 10-days' visit in the south.
During his trip he attended a meeting
of the General Passenger Agents of
America association at Dallas, Texas.
lie also visited at other points In
Texas. The next annual convention
of the association is to be held at Ha
LUSTRE POLISH CO. HERE
Rock Islanders Incorporate to Manu
facture New Product.
Springfield. 111., Oct. 17 (Special)
The secretary of state today issued
a license to incorporate to the Lustre
Crome Polish company of Rock Is
land, capital stock $2,500 and ob
ject manufacturing and dealing in
polish, extracts, etc. The Incorpor
ators, are Harry H. Unverforth,
James M. Galloway and Walter A.
Third Vice President Daniel J.
IS KILLED IN A FIRE
Blaze of Supposed Incendiary Origin
Destroys Lewis Company
Fire of supposed Incendiary origin
this afternoon destroyed a one-story
frame barn at Twenty-fourth street
and Third avenue belonging to the
Lewis Manufacturing company. A
fine riding horse, recently bought by
E. W. Lewis, perished. A large
quantity of bay, corn and oats, be
longing to the Lewis Manufacturing
company and the Itamm Brewing
company, was consumed also. The
interior of the building was in flames
when the fire was discovered at 2:40
PRINCE HALL SITE "
NOT TO BE CHANGED
Colored Illinois Masonic Home Is to
Remain in South Rock
"There was never any intention of
removing the Prince Hall home from
this locality," H. E. Burrls said to
day on his return from the meeting
of the grand lodge of colored Illi
nois Masons at Peoria. "The Peoria
correspondents erred in their state
ments. Here is the situation: Here
tofore Prince Hall has been managed
by a board of trustees representing
the grand lodge and its business was
conducted under ari independent cor
poration. By the action of the grand
lodge, this independent corporation
is dissolved, and the home passes un
der the direct control of the grand
lodge officers. The home from the
beginning belonged to the grand
lodge and always has been support
ed by that body. The home is for
dependent master Masons. their
wives, widow? and orphans. The
property is in South Rock Island.
There are five acres and a fine house.
The property today is worth $10,000
and free of debt."
We, the undersigned judges of piano
manufacturers' contest, now being held
for Griggs' mus'c company at Daven
port, Iowa, do And the following per
sons in order arranged, to be entitled
to the special prizes as per advertising.
FirBt prize Mrs. R. E. McConnell,
1915 Bridge avenue, Davenport.
Second prize Fred D. Brown, 520
Main street, Davenport.
Third prize Bruce Parsons, 1918
College avenue, Davenport.
Fourth prize Marie Reese, 809 Mar
quette street, Davenport.
(Signed) J. B. RICHARDSON,
J. A. HANLEY,
HARRY M. BALLARD
Licensed to Wed.
EH Colm Des Moines
Miss Sarah Gittleson Des Moines
Robert C. Abrahamson Moline
Miss Marie J. Wadman Chicago
Live Notes of Interest
41st Year's Open
The biggest thing of all in this
store is our determination to be
known as the reliable store.
What woman has been buying
the famous P. N. corsets longest
from this store? There's an ob
ject in knowing.
Have you ever worn a Regis
Brassiere, either embroidery or
The 500 sets of Rogers tea
spoons and 500 silk umbrellas
given as souvenirs for Monday
and Tuesday are going with a
rush. As the paper goes to
press there are doubts express
ed whether they may last until
Tuesday night. If they are ex
hausted, orders will be taken to
supply every shortage.
Come to dinner. You know
our Invitation lasts all through
October. The first 100 In each
forenoon buying to the amount!
of $5.00 or" more is asked to
dinner in our balcony tea room
with all compliments.
Mrs. Emma Jones, 1608 Eleventh
street, Moline, who declares she has
been driven to the washtub because
her husband spends more money
than he can afford on liquor, has de
clared war on the Sunday saloon in
her home city. She vows she Vlll
not cease her campaign until every
saloon In that city closes its doors
Saturday night and does not open
them again until Monday morning.
She is not trying to put the saloon
out of business, she states, but she
Insists that every man, Including her
own husband, ought to be able to
get all he wants to drink in six
days, and to pass the Sabbath day
at his home with his family instead
of hanging over saloon bars. That's
the Import of the statement Mrs.
Jones gave out today.
Dealed Folic Eacort.
The woman has resided in Moline
all of her life, and says she does not
want any further reward In her pres
ent war than to see the bars closed
on Sunday. Yesterday noon, before
she started out, she telephoned po
lice headquarters and asked that an
officer be allowed to accompany her.
She was Informed that all of the men
in the department were otherwise oc
cupied. Mrs. Jones visited 11 vsa
loons. She found four open and six
closed. She suspects that the six
where the doors were locked had re
ceived a tip of her coming. The five
places where she was able to enter
Arthur Deloof. 1801 Tenth street.
B. E. Johnson, 1603 Fifteenth
Edwafd VanDaele, 1401 Seventh
E. W. Wolstencroft. 527 Four
Warrants fmra Out.
Mrs. Jones this morning swore out
warrants against the four charging
them with keeping their saloons open
"I'm not a crank," Mrs. Jones said
today. 'But the Sunday saloon has
kept me bending over the wash tub
to meet the deficit in the family in
come that gees over the bars on Sun
day in my city, It's a flght to live
with me, and I'm not going to quit
until every barroom is silenced on
Mrs. Andrew Ruetx.
Following an ailment of 10
months, Mrs. Andrew Ruetz. 500
Fourth street, died at 5 o'clock Sun
day morning. Mrs. Ruetz had under
gone two operations for an intestinal
affection. Deceased, who was Anna
Ristow before marriage, was born
In Germany Oct. 18, 1868. The fam
ily settled in Canada in 1882. The
daughter Anna some years later
came to Coal Valley to make her
home with her brother.Davld Ristow.
May 8, 1894, she was united in mar
riage with Andrew Ruetz. She is
survived by her husband and three
children, Lena. Raymond and E-r
nest; three brothers, William and
ugusi, in Canada, and David Ris-
iow. ;oai vauey. &ne naa uecn a
faithful member of German Evanr'-
:cai cnurcn, ana active in tne v. ;
of the Ladies' Aid and Ladioi-'
ing societies. She was a member cf
the Royal Neighbors. Funeral ser
vices, conducted by Rev. F. J. Rolf,
will be held tomorrow afternoon at
8:30 at German Evangelical church
on Ninth street. Tomorrow is the
anniversary of the birth of Mrs.
ONE OF THE WARMEST DAYS
Yesterday Almost Set a New Mark
Yesterday wag one of the warmest
days ever experienced here in the
month of October. It is quite possi
ble that it set a new record for as late
as the 16th of the month. The max
imum temperature was 83 degrees and
the minimum was 60. It was unusual
ly warm throughout the day.
ENGINE KILLS A HORSE
Another Accident at Sixteenth Street
Crossing in Moline.
At the Sixteenth street crossing in
Moline at noon yesterday, a Rock
Island switch engine struck a wagon
that Gus Johnson was driving. The
horse's back was broken and a po
liceman ended its misery with a bul
let. The .wagon was demolished.
Johnson escaped injury by jumping
when he saw a collision was una
Announce Civil Service Exams.
Regular examinations for first
grade clerical position and sub-clerical
position to All vacancies as they
may occur in the classified service
will be held here under the auspices
of the local examining board of
which D. F. Krell is secretary, Feb.
Your cough annoys you. Keep on
hacking and tearing the delicate
membranes of your throat if you
want to be annoyed. But If you
want relief, want to be cured, take
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Sold
by all druggists.
The Great Danish Violinist, Assisted by Miss Alice Mc
Clung, Pianist e and Miss May Warner ,Soprano.
Don't miss what promises
Cities Guilty of Padding Bolls
With Results That Were
TAC0MA LEADING EXAMPLE
Many Others Did Same Thing -Pres
ident Directs Prosecution of
Washington, Oct. 17. Staggered
by the enormous growth shown by
the returns of the new census for a
number of western cities. Director
Durand of the census bureau, order
ed an investigation, the result of
which appeared in an announcement
Saturday night, that gross frauds
have been perpetrated. Durand ga
out also a letter from Taft, directing
that persons implicated in the alleg
ed frauds should be prosecuted.
The cities specially mentioned as
being affected by the frauds are Ta-
coma, Seattle and Aberdeen. Wash.;
Portland, Ore.: Minneapolis, Minn.;
Boise, Idaho, and Fort Smith, Ark.;
but it is stated that there are many
The result of the second enumera
tlon of Tacoma, Wash., was announc
ed Saturday night. The city shown
a population of 82,972, an increase
of 46,268 over 1900. The figures
turned in for Tacoma were 116,24 8.
In other words the actual population
was padded to the extent of 38.296.
Additions were made in 34 out of the
73 enumeration districts of Tacoma.
Hov Padding- Was Doaa.
Durand in a statement sets forth
that the attempted "padding" of the
census in Tacoma was brought about
mainly through the use of slips
printed by private individuals and
containing census questions. They
were distributed generally on the
streets and filled out by thousands
who either already had been enum
erated or who were not permanent
Doubt of Coav let loa.
Washington, D. C, Oct. 17. Census
officials are cot sanguine of securing
conviction of persons who are believed
to have been guilty of padding the
population returns from Tacoma and
Watch This Space
611 17th St. Old Phone 1661. New 5211
Why every woman should in
sist on the bread bearing this
1. It coBts no more.
2. It actually weighs more. '
3. It has a delicious flavor and nourishing, satisfying qualities far
superior to any other bread on the market.
4. It's the vest bread made and not one housewife in a thousand
can equal Its quality and think what her loaf will cost.
to be the musical treat of the
a number of other cities that have
been placed on the suspect list.
They fear local grand Juries may be
inclined to deal leniently with native
sons who boosted their census returns. '
Census. Director Durand has taken i
this occasion to point out that lasting'
good for a city is never obtained by
padding census returns. He mentions'
Omaha, Neb., and St, Joseph, Mo., as
two conspicuous examples of Injurious j
results to local interests that followed'
the presentation of fraudulent reports. -
Testified In Ward Case.
Deputy Sheriff Arthur KKtflsen left;
this morning to testify in the federal
court at Freeport. The case on which!
he is wanted is that of the govern
ment against John H. Ward, who Is al
leged to have rob! a postofflce in
the northern part of the state. The
fellow was arrested and kept In the
local county Jail In the deputy's chsrge
for some time before being taken toi
Freeport. Arthur Klttllsen Is suppos
ed to testify as to the kind and the de
nomination of the money found oponj
the prisoner at the time of his arrest. '
news all the time The
Is enjoyed when you visit
Math's and coolly proceed to
refrigerate your larynx, with
soma of our rich and delicious
Ice cream, frnit Ice and ica
cream soda water In all flavors.
Here's where you can "wallow
In December's snow while think
ing of fantastic summer heat."
Bring your host girl along and
the reaction of th cold on her
. will bejt warm plao In
17"IS-T718 Second Avamia.