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r THE ROCK ISTJANt) ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1911.
LANDS IN DITCH
George Gall of Thi City One of
Trio Who Wai in Ma
chine at Time.
f(0NE SERIOUSLY HURT
Accident Occurred en Road 25 Mflea
From Bloomlngton Part
Waa Making Tow.
Gotny at the Tate of 45 miles an
hour, an automobile owned and driren
fcy J. S. Downing- of Des Moines and
carrying two passengers, P. F.
Friach of Davenport and George Gall,
at Bock Island, was hnrled Into a
ditch along side of the road 25 miles
out of Bloomlngton, Saturday . after
noon at. 4 o'clock. Luckily, tae. injur
ies sustained by the occupants of the
machine, were no more serious than
slight contusions on the head and all
were able to crawl out of the Uixup
. and secure transportation to Bloom
lngton. The machine was still lying
In the ditch yesterday.
were p ji a Voi r.
The party left here Saturday morn
ing at 7 o'clock for a week's . tour
through southern Illinois and Indiana
and made good time till they met with
the accident which interrupted their
contemplated trip'. The axle on the
'Tight front wheel broke and when the
wheel collapsed, the machine went in
to the ditch. The riders .were not
spilled out, however. The ear was
abandoned and the trio came home
last evening by rail.
BULL TERRIER PUP
HAD TO BE SHOT
there till the city employe gathered it
M. E. District Superintendent 'Is
Charged With Misappropriation
of Church Funds.
Peoria, Sept. 6.--Charges of mis
appropriation of funds of the church
were made by Hev. Mr. Kind of
On&rga, against District Superin
tendent Frizzelle of Kankakee at to
day's session of the M. E. confer
Animal Frothed at Month and Gave
ETery Appearance of Suffering
Causing considerable excitement
because of it's condition, a little bull
terrier pup was taken from a residence
on Twenty-seventh street "by Frank
Kurtz of tbe local health department,
and was carried to the police station
where a piece of lead dispatched it to
the "happy hunting grounds.". The
canine was either suffering from an
extreme attack of rabies or was very
ill. It was frothing at the mouth. Tbe
dog was a likely one and had a good
pedigree. After chasing its owners
around the house this morning, it was
cornered in the cellar and was kept
Dr. Alex Montgomery of Muskogee,
Okla-, Is visiting in the city..
Norman Friedenwald of Chicago, for
merly of Rock Island, is spending a
few days in the city.
Mrs. D. F. Adams and daughter,
Helen, returned last evening from a
visit at Topeka. Kan.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Strauss and C.
D. Roseafield are making an automo
bile tour through the east
Mrs. S. T. Myers and daughter Mar
garet have returned from California,
where they made an extended visit.
John and Miss Helena Holtorf,
who have been visiting their grand
parents, have returned to their horns
Miss Wilhelmina Bruett of Peoria
is spending a few weeks at the home
of her cousin. Miss Madge Gott
faardt, 2816 Fifth-and-a-half ave
nue. Arthur Vpel bs left for an extend
ed western trip with Bedford, Ore., as
his objective point. He intends to
visit all the points of interest on the
Miss Margaret Gumm, who is tour
ing tbe western and central states,
left Rock Island last evening after
visiting her cousins, Mrs. Mike Ic
Coy and Mrs. George Bane.
A. M. Bruner and family have taken
up their residence in this city, coming
here from Elgin where they have been
located for the past five years. At
present they are stopping with Mrs.
S. C. Taylor but will occupy the Siev
er residence on Twenty-first street
about Oct. 1.
Dr. and Mrs". Carl J. F. Rochow have
returned from abroad where they have
spent the past two years in travel.
Dr. Rochow was very ill while in Eur
ope and was obliged to submit to a
severe surgical operation from which
he is now recovering nicely, however.
He will locate either in Rock Island
WAN AND GIRL
Henry Williams, the negro charg
ed with the assault on Mrs.' Swan
son, was taken to East Molina this
morning by Sheriff O. I Bruner and
arraigned " before Magistrate S. A.
CartwTight. . Up until '3 o'clock this
afternoon -but two witnesses had been
on the stand, Mrs. Swanson, ' who
again identified the negro and a 12-year-old
' Moline girl, who saw the
negro hiding in the weeds shortly
after the crime was committed and
who identified him: The proceedings
thus far have been .marked by the
Continual wrangling of the. opposing
attorneys, making the' procedure
slow. A. B. Johnson is representing
tbe state and P. H. Wells is defend
ing. The case will in all probability
go over until tomorrow. Much cred
it is due Sheriff Bruner for taking
the negro to East Moline alone as
the feeling against the alleged ' as
sailant is running Tery high.
posed that their canoe was capsized
when me tiwu ne. i ne canoe
was found floating opposite Nahant.
Schroeder waa is years old. He leaves
his parents, four sisters and two broth
ers. . His body is at the home of his
parent, at 1722 West Second street.
FORMER WELL KNOWN
ROCK ISLANDER DEAD
William J. Brown, Late of Minneap-I
- oils, Passes a Age of 63
Here SO Years Ago.
Professor Wilcox Makes In
structive Talk at Annual
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WORLD HAS PROGRESSED
Time Was When It Was Thought Im
praticable' to Have States . West
of the Mississippi.
MAKE A MAD DASH
Team From Kimball Stables In lav-enpA-t
Ran 16 Blocks Before '
Being Stopped. -
Frightened by the Tri-City Rail
way company" sprinkler, a -team of
horses hitched ta a carriage owned
by the Kimball Livery company of
Davenport, started at Forty-second
street. Rock Island and dashed west
I along Fifth avenue. They were final
ly brought to a stop at Twenty-sixth
street. In some incomprehensible
manner, the driver escaped injury
when he was thrown from the sway
ing vehicle. Few bruises were sus
tained by him and he was back at
work this morning. The rig was only
slightly damaged. It. is miraculous
that no one along the. route of the
runaways was caught in their path
way as dozens of people were sent
hurrying out of the way. It Is the
second time-that a team from the
Davenport barn has been frightened
by the same sprinkling contrivance.
W. j; Brown, a former well known
resident of this city for many years.
Is dead at bis home in Minneapolis
according to information received I This .morning at the teachers' Insti-
here today by his friends. He waa tate Professor Wilson took as his gen
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T-k rwT- a r I x, """"" eral theme, "The Influence of Mechan
with Deere Co., of Moline, having . . . ' M . , -
wn snrAil for manv ...,-, I ical Inventions and Discoveries on the
as a traveling expert and he has vis-1 History of tbe World." He dealt with
ited nearly all parts of the country the Inventions of the .world from the
as their representative. He start-1 first steamboat and cotton gin up to
ed out as a blacksmith in the Deere aeroplanes and wireless telegraphy
& Co., plant in Moline and became ! and showed in each particular case.
an expert mechanic and x was tin-! just what effect these inventions bad
equaled as a blacksmith. About 35 1 influence on the world's progress.
years ago, he accepted a position as The speaker y.ted the Instance of the
superintendent of the B. D. Buford I Louisiana purchase.- At the time this
company of this city, the forerunner I purchase was made congressmen stat-
of the Rock Island Plow company, ed on the floor of the house that it
He resigned after five years of ser- would be impracticable to divide this
vice and returned to the employ of tract of land into separate state inas
the Moline plant. He leaves many! much as no statesman representing
friends here, one of these states could attend the
sessions of congress at 'Washington
STATF SAVINGS RANK "turn
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14 A Q Rift PIRQT YEAR cox took up the subject of the presi-
If-lW V IIIWI I brill Mentfnl elartirm H evr1Hnrl tn h
teachers the various steps involved
from beginning to end and brought
put the fact that every pupil should be
informed as to how the head of the
nation secures his office.
MISS BRAGG POFrLAR.
ml f J . m I -i
ine- savings ueyanmem or tne MjRa Braetr. who lertnrea on nrimarv
State bank today is Celebrating the work, ia a vrv fnrreful .neater nn.1
first anniversary of its establishment birfa t, tt0,,T, r ?o.,
w.m me paraonaoiy proua an- from the tJme 6he. begins her address
: . - i uuux laQi nviu u glib urc uoyua.c:u.
She is a noted author and lecturer and
Two Til on sand Five Hundred Ac-
' counts Opened With $513,
LOST THEIR LIVES
Recovery of the body of Edward
Schroeder in the river above Petersen's
island last night. at 6 o'clock substan
tiated the tale of the drowning of
young Schroeder and a companion
William Lawton, both of Davenport,
Labor day. while they were canoeing
from Milan to Davenport. It is sup-
separate accounts, with a total de
posits of ,513,616.99. Its record for
the year is 10 new accounts for ev
ery banking day. The department
soon is to be located in its new
quarters at the east side of the State
bank building, which is being re
the institute is indeed fortunate in se
curing- her for. this week.
STATE SIPERISTEXDEYT HERE,
This afternoon State Superintendent
Francis O. Blair was scheduled to
make an address before, the teachers
on Character Building."
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TUR BOYS' SHOP
is ready to rig-out
the lively lads for
school, prepared with the larg
est and most complete stocks
of new : dependable fall and
winter clothins: we have ever
Everything that boys wear, for the little
shavers of two to ten as well as their
bigger brothers unusual values in school '
shoes, suits and furnishings. Of special
interest to mothers are:
Boys Duplex Suits
With two pairs of pants $5.85 and
Nobby suits $5 to $12.95. Toughster suits $3,95
1? em W i
"Rock Island,! ll.
KCXEH.1L OF MRS. VAl)EBl IIGH,
The remains of Mrs. Eder Vander
burgh will be taken to Clinton, Iowa,
for burial. Mrs. Vandeburgh was
born and reared there. Surviving
her are tbe following children: Mrs.
William Luckritz of Clinton. Mrs. C.
F. Booth of Long Beach, Cal., Mrs.
Marshall C. Laltsch of this city and
Charles J. Coy of Aberdeen, S. D.
all these being by a former marriage
and the Misses Beatrice and Her.
manee VandeourgE of ChTs city.
CLAIM NO TROUBLE
OCCURRED AT GARDEN
Wet End Bungalow Club Rays
There Was Xo Row at Picnic
HOLD SUSPECT IN
Detectives Told There Are 50 Pounds
of Dynamite Buried Near
The West End Bungalow club, un
der whose auspices the picnic and
dance was given at Huber's garden
Monday- afternoon and" evening,
claim that the day passed without
disorder, that there was no row or
throwing of beer bottles as reported
in police circles. If any disturbance
occurred it started outside the gar.
den, the committee states, and was is
no way connected with the celebra
VICTIM OF FIGHT
DIES OF INJURIES
Injuries resulting from blows inflict-
of a number of wealthy Chicagoans.
Chicago, Sept. 6. Seventy-five offi
cers continued to search today .for the
murderers of Frederick Wennerstrom, ed with a billiard cue -last Friday night
the chauffeur, whose body was found caused the death of Henry CJ&ussen of
in Fox river at Cary, III. So far no (Davenport at 4 o'clock this morning in
trace of the murderers has been found. St. Luke's hospital. The outcome of
A man giving tbe name of James tbe quarrel between the victim of the
Dwyer was detained ljy detectives at mixup and Charles Wegner, leaves the
Crystal Lake, 111., today and' ques-j latter liable to trial for murder. He is
tioned regarding tbe case. He Is t being held at the Davenport police sta.
said to have told the police 50 pounds i tion
of dynamite and a set of burglar
tools were buried on the "banks of TOWNSHIP SOARD MEETS
rjdjiai mutt near iu summer nouios
Names Committee to Select Election
The town board yesterday after
noon decided to levy $2,500 against
the taxes assessed for this year.
$1,000 of which is to go toward the
assessor's salary for next year and
$1,500 for the township election next
April. A committee consisting pf
Justices W. F. Schroeder. George
Klssen and Phillip Wells was ap
pointed to select Judges and clerks
for the township election next spring.
The board instructed Town Clerk
Folsom to advertise for bids for all
election 'supplies to be used next
spring with power to award the con
tract to tbe lowest bidder. The meet
ing was held at the office of Justice
Tis a feat to fit
feet. We do.
to store that shows the
new things first is ready with
fully rounded displays of fall
shoes for men, some of tbe
standard .make sold exclusivs
s. ly at the M. & K. are:
Florsheim shoes at $5
' Edwin Clapp. 6 & $7
"MfifK SpeciaLr 4
Smart shoes $3 and $3.50.
Good dependable work shoes
$1.75 to $3.
'i, imp- fee r te'tfe1! :
Lambergex, 7 years old. was kidnap
ed from her bed during the night,
according to the theory of the po
lice. The window had been epened
and It is believed the child was
spirited away from te bedside of
her sleeping sister.
TO GIVE EXCURSION
IN PARK SCHEME
Birdsall Tfiinks Plat to South oi
Reservoir Suitable for
Have Steamer Sidney Engaged for
last Big Trip of Present Sea
son Out of Here.
Wrlxon's orchestra of Rock Island
will give an excursion tomorrow eve
ning on the Streckfus line 6teamer,
Sidney. It will be tbe last big excur
sion on the Sidney this year. The or
chestra itself, will be combined with
that of the steamer Sidney and during
the evening will furnish music for
dancing. The boat will leave the local
port at 8:15. The Sidney will arrive
here tomorrow afternoon from - the
north, carrying 3M boosters from
Dubuque, eastern Iowa and west
ern Illinois, who will participate
in a boosters celebration in Davenport
tomorrow night. Tbe boosters will re
turn home by way of the Milwaukee
Leaving at sunrise Friday morning.
the Sidney will go south, and after a
few more weeks ,in the excursion
business will go to Paducah. Ky., for
an overhauling. It will be entered in
the" excursion traffic out of New Or
leans this winter, taking the place of
old J. S. The steamer Dubuque will
continue in the 'St. Louis-Burlington
trade tilt Nov. 10. The W. W. will be
docked within a few weeks for the
FARTHER FROM BASINS
Would Eliminate Danger of Children
Falling Into Water Ground
Is in Belter Shape-
Negro Turned Loose.
George Washington, the negro who
was arrested by local police officers
Monday afternoon and turned over to
the Davenport department, has been
turned loose. It waa thought that he
was the assailant in the murder at
Consideration of a more feasible
scheme for the new athletic park is
being taken up by members of the city
commission, along lines suggested by
L. I. Birdsall, superintendent of filtra
tion, and perhaps the commission will
make a change in the scheme which;
has already been outlined. As the work;
has not been commenced yet, it is sug
gested that the plans be changed so
that the property to the south of the
reservoir plant instead of on the east,
be turned over to schools and athletic
organizations who desire to use it.
ELIMINATES I) A NO En.
In the first place, it would take the
games a little further rrom tne reser
voir and eliminate danger of arcideut
and would keep the spectators off of
the embankments. Then it would bo
easier to fix that portion of the city
property into an athletic park. On the
site which was first proposed, a bail
could be knocked into the settling
basins and might cause a little trou
ble. The new scheme would elimin
ate that There is plenty of room to
the south and that plat is handier for
everyone, and should, tbe field be made
there, the tendency would be. to keep
away from the- reservoir altogether.
The matter has been taken up with
the commission in the view of benefit-
ling everyone, and not to block the
Sues for Divorce.
Through her attorneys, Schriver
and Schriver, Mrs. Mabelle Olson to
day filed suit for divorce against her
husband Edward P. Olson on grounds
of cruelty and desertion. She alleges
in the bill that her husband has re
peatedly threatened to shoot her and
the child, Harold aged two years. She
a6ka for tbe custody of the boy.
In the circuit clerk's office today
Edith B. Reese of Moline, through her
attorneys, J. B.'and J. L. Oakleaf. filed
suit for divorce against her husband.
Edward Reese. Tbe grounds alleged
are drunkenness and non-support. She
asks for the custody of the child, Rob
ert W., aged five years and such furth
er relief as the court may see fit to
Esther Eberhart has filed suit in the
circuit court for a decree of divorce
from her husband, Clyde Eberhart.
whom she charges with infidelity.
Daisy Seegar is named as corespon
dent. Tbe plaintiff asks for tbe cus
tody of the A yeAr-old child and for ali
mony. Searle and Marshall are attor
neys for Mrs. Eberhart.
Fritz Back Again.
Charles Frits, who was ordered out
of town a few days Sgo, was arrested
again laat night and this morning was
fined o0 and costs for disorderly eon
duct. He went to Jail for 10 days.
Jack Doyle vent to the bastile for a
like period. He asked tbe Judge to im
pose the sentence jso that he might
LEGATION IS ATTACKED
Bolivian Mob Damages ' Peruvian
Property at JLaPaz. -Washington,"
Sept. 6. A Bolivian
mob attacked the Peruvian legation
at LaPaz Sept. 4, doing much dam
age, according to a telegram received
here today from American Minister
Kaowles. Tbe assault seems to have
been caused by rumor of a conflict on
the frontier between the forces of
Bolivia ana fern.
WISCONSIN K I D N A P I N G
Seven-Year Ire-Be Bamberger Stolen
From Her Bed at Madinon. .
Madison, Wis., Sept. 6. Irene
Again Continued. .
The C. C. Clifton case was cootfaaed
till Frtdiy morning at 9 clock, when
called for bearing this morning in the
court of JtMtJce W. F. Schroeder.
Armours, Have Fire Loss.
Birmingham, Ala., Sept . Fire
toaay destroyed tne cold storage t- l- i mu
nlant and loeal deoot of th a rrr,, "w
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
Savings Department Anniversary
The Savings Department of this bank was -opened one
year ago, September 6, 1910. Since that time over
2,500 depositors have opened accounts, totaling $513,-616.99-
ten new accounts for every banking day.
State Bank is a Home Bank
It seeks to invest its depositors' money in approved
FARM MORTGAGES - .
in Bock Island, Mercer and Henry counties and on Im.
proved city homes.
Such Loans Solicited.
Savings Deposits Invited.
. fifty-nine years of continuous service.
Storm tried. Time tested.
IN COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS
We haveerved you for fifty-nine years and demon
strated the fact that none can serve you better.
Phil Mitchell, President.
L S. White, Vice President.
E. T. Anderson, Cashier.
C. F. Channon, Asst. Cashier.
J Packing company. The loss is $2oo,- Save the Weal