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GUESTS OF TRIO
Local Lodge Is Host to Masters
and Members of Nine
Others This Evening.
WHERE RUSSIAN SOLDIEES BAYONET INNOCENT WOMEN AND CHILDREN
IN STREETS OF INVESTED PERSIAN CITIES; PRISONERS ARE TORTURED
If You Want to Burn Good Coal
BANQUET AT THE TEMPLE
Event la rrohaMy Flint of Its Kind
la the Htate and Is Receiving
Cheapest and Best for Furnace, Cook or Heating Stove
THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1911.
An event unnsual In tbe history of
Masonry In Rock l!ai1 co'inty, if not
in tbe state. Is to take place this even
ing In the Masonic temple over the
Rock Island National bank. Trio
ledge. No. 57, the oldest lodge in the
county, is acting as host to the mas
ters and members of the other Rock
Island county lodges, and the event
has attracted wide attention in Ma
sonic circles. The cremonies of the
evening, which are to be In the active
charge of tbe masters of the various
lodges of the county, will be preceded
by banquet, served In the temple
dining room by the refreshment com
mittee of Trio lodge. The banquet
and lodge rooms have been tastefully
decorated and each member of the
craft will receive a handsome me
mento of the occasion, furnished by
the sonvenlr committee. In addition,
the officiating masters of the visiting
lodges will each be presented with a
eutt&ble token in the way of a sou
venir. GKAXD OFFICER PRESENT.
It was hoped that Grand Master
Darrah of Bloomington would be pres
ent, but a previous engagement re
quired his declination of the invita
tion. However, in a letter to C. G.
Taylor, maater of Trio lodge, he
warmly commends the idea of the
county gatherings and extends his
heartiest felicitations. It 1B expected
that Mliton T. Booth of Atkinson, the
district deputy grand master of the
14th district, will be present and rep
resent the grand lodge at this time.
A number of grand lecturers are also
ei peeled to be In attend an oe.
The members of Trio lodge have
spared neither time nor expense in
seeking to make this a numorable
affair in the annals of local Masonry,
and a closer relationship between the
participating lodgeg is the looked for
1.0CA1 HlvrOHY OF IUOHY.
Masonry In Rock Island county
aes from anie-belUim times, the
earliest members of the cra't bavin?
been originally aBillaled with Cam
bridge loJxe. No. 49, which was char
tered In 1847. Thlg was the nearest
lodge at that time. The following
year, however, saw the granting of a
charter to Trio lodge. No. 57. and
since then the growth in lodges and
membership has kept pace with the
Increasing population and develop
ment of the county. At the present
time there are ten lode eg in tne
county. Two others were chartered
but afterwards discontinued. One of
these was Fort Armstrong lodge. No.
188, of this city, which was chartered
In 1866. but seven years later con-
solidated with Trio lodge. The other
was Keeney lodge. No. 233, of Edging
ton, which waa chartered in 185C and
AKA INVOLVED IMTER'MATOWAi-.CRfSlS
According to reports from the Persian cities of Resht and Tabriz. Russian troops are butchering men.
women and children In the invaded towns in a wanton manner that makes the recent Trlpolitan atrocities
rem rentle In roirparison. One thousand are said to have died In the massacre . at Tabriz. Persian sol
il.r who fell Into the hauds of the czar's troops were subjected to the moat inhuman tortures.
if- . i. . r - 'i
mK CMS WBW
dissolved in 1SS9 arter an existence
of 33 years.
I.UIM.KS OV (OINTV.
FoUowing are the lodgeg now lo
cated in this county which will meet
Trio lodge, No. 57, Rock Inland.
Chartered Oct. S. 1S4S. C. G. Taylor,
W. M.; W. B. Tettit, secreUry.
Eureka lodge. No. C9, Milan. Char
tered Oct. 4, 1849. C. H. Smith, W.
M.; F. H. Harris, secretary.
Doric lodse. No. 319, Moline. Char
tered Oct. 5, 18."9. .1. S. Bolton "ft".
M.; George E. Carlson, secretary.
Philo lodse, No. 4HC, Port Byroa.
Chartered Oct. 4, 1S05. Alvah Searl.
V. M.; A. G. Brewster, secretary.
Andalusia lodge. No. Andaluria.
Chartered Oct. l. ISoT. J. F. Maberry,
W. M. : J. C. Bureoyiie. yecretary.
Cordova lodge. No. 543, Cordova.
Chartered Oct. 1. 1SC7. W. II. Moody,
W. M.; O. Handell, secretary.
Valley lodge. No. 647, Coal Valley.
Chartered Oct. 1. 1S7. H. T. al
terB. V. M. : H. (J. Ellis, secretary.
Rock Island lodge. No. Kock
Island. Chartered Oct. 4, 1870. H. B.
Hayden, W. M.; H. S. Bollraan, secre
tary. Buffalo Prairie lode. No. C79,
Buffalo Prairie. Chartered Ort. 3,
1871. P. H. Schriver, V. M.; F. S.
Silvis lodge. No. SOS. Silvis.
tered Oct. 2. l'MC. .loser h Dale, V. '
M.; A. C. Hansen. Bocrorarv.
C'OHITTKEX l (llHK.
The commit'.ecs in charge sre
Reception J. V Houder, S.
Davis, M. S. Heagy, M. T. Q?eveii
B. Krels, P. Greenawalt, G. F. Kra ner.
Invitation V.'. B. Pettit. LioyJ
Lamphere. Henry Kran;r, George J.
Ijee, Ira J. Robert.
Entertainment H. J. Olmsted. E.
II. Ash. C. E. Busby. Arthur Harms,
C. V. Horton, E. !. Urfh, F. I.. Ver
bury, h. E. HerpeMnek, George D.
Decorations Philip Huthmaker,
Frank F. Patterson. John Pearson, A.
W. Ehleb. II. W. IJtten.
Souvenirs L. E. Hemcnway, F. L.
Patterson, J. H. W alter, G. W. Duffin.
L. U Karns.
FIVE HORSES DIE
111 A LIVERY FIRE
Bradford at Eeynold3 De
stroyed With Contents.
ITS ORIGIN -IS A MYSTERY
when work is to begin, and what
plans are to be followed. But Secre
tary Smedley has just received a let
ter which brings a very substantial
testimonial to the Interest In Rock
Island's welfare. This letter comes
from a personal friend of Mr. Smed
ley, living in an Illinois city at a con-
. eed 2arn Conducted by Glen ! siderable distance. This writer has
never lived In Rock Island and has
been in the city but very few times
but he writes that he is interested In
the new building being planned for,
and wants to have a part in it. He
asks for information as to the amount
to be raised, and the time of the cam
paign, and states that he wishes to
pledge a substantial amount as a New
Year's gift to the fund. Some folks
may say that Rock Island is able to
build Its own Y. M. C. A. buildln
without outside help, but to those who
are most ' directly interested in the
matter, this otit3ide encouragement is
exceedingly cheering, showing as
does the warm Interest taken by bus!
no S3 men In such projects as the local
one. A new building for the Y. M
C. A. in Rock Island 1s on of the
splendid objectives for the city to
adopt for the new year just about to
begin, and one which bids fair to be
Bucket lirigede Perforins Effectie
Service in Preventing Spread
The livery and feed barn conducted
by Bruce Bradford in connection with
Hotel Reynolds at Reynolds, was com
pletely destroyed by first last night.
The fire, the cause of which U on
known, was discovered by a traveJIus
man on his way to the depot about
8:30 o'clock. He promptly gave the
alarm and Mr. Bradford was notified.
Nore of the employes were at tbe
barn and the flames spread so rapid
ly that !t was impossible to save a"
the horses, and five were burned to
A game has been arranged for
New Year's evening wjth the high
school to be played at the Y. M. C
a. gymnasium. uesiUes tne gam
Old Phone West 511
forwards: W. Whisler. Reeves and
On New Year's afternoon a picked
team from the intermediate gym
class will play a basketball game
with tbe freshman class team from
the high school. After that game
another will be played between a
picked teanl from the working boys'
class and one from the Intermediate
class from Davenport.
FOR KANSAS MAN
William Cather Hook Likely to
Be Named Supreme Court
IS THE CHOICE OF
Judge Carpenter May Succeed Gross-
cup on Chicago Federal Cir
Illinois should be represented on the OOOOOCOOCCOOCCOOOOOCOCCCOO
bench, especially as for years it was I x
credited with the late Chief Justice ; 6
V.illor nrwl lr.l-llv hA late V
Associate Justice Harlan. It was
suggested that the president name
Chief Justice Carter of the Illinois
supreme court, but the suggestion
met with little favor.
With the appointment of a suc
cessor to Associate Justice Harlan
the president will have named six ol
the nine members of the supreme
bench. This exceeds the number ap
pointed by any other president since
the court was created.
CARPEJfTER FOR GROSSCCP PLACE.
Federal District Judge Carpenter,
who is now trying the beef trust
cases, is believed to be the choice
of the president for the vacancy 1l
the federal circuit court created by
the resignation of Judge Grosscup.
There are other candidates not only
for the Grosscup vacancy but for the
district judgeship in case of Mr.
Carpenter's promotion. Senator Cul
lorn is continuing to Insist tjhat Fed
eral District Judge Humphrey shall
be Mr. Grosscup's successor. Mr.
Humphrey will not receive the appointment.
Bell Phone Xo. 112.
JOHN P. SYBRANT & CO
Full dressed poultry a
Oysters and flsli.
1530 Sixth Avenue.
Rock Island, 111.
A large amount of hay and grain i between
was burned, al3o several :e's cf har-:will be a game between the Ve;(
ness. slei ;hs, etc. All the buggies j End Settlement Hawks and the Y.
and four or five horses were taken j M. C. A. second team and an exhi-
O'.tt. Two of the horses which burned
I belonged to Mr. Bradford, one to
Charles Pearson, one to A. J. Boney
rf Buffa'o Prairie and one to a ped
dler stopping at the hotel over night.
There was no insurance on the build
in.e, which belonged to C. H. Wayne,
nor on the contents.
Kt CKET nitlGAUR EKKKfTl K.
A bucket brigade did effective work
in checking the spread of the flames
to adjoining buildings. Fortunately
there was lirtle or no wind, to the
danger was materially lessened. As
iielpI. th'J villagt fire equipment
jTOVtd utterly useless.
Real Estate Transfer.
David A. Beamer to C. Cceue, lot,
11, 12, 13. block 134. New Shops addi- ;
tion. East Moline, $1.
At Y. M. C. A.
' "M " wr')law-v'i.iig;-.-jfcji.Ty I
This bank is always ready to give the timely aid and
counsel which is so necessary to the business success of
New accounts invited, with assurance of hearty co
operation within conservative bounds.
4 Interest on Savings
STATE BANK OF ROCK ISLAND
Second Avenue and Seventeenth Street.
Capital S'JOO.OOO.OO 6 orpins $100,000.00
PHIL MITCHELL Preeldmt. I. 8. WHITE. Vice President.
K. T. AXEEIlaOX. Cashier. C. f. CHAAXOX. Assistant Cashier.
COURTEOUS ATTKXTIOX TO ALL.
Washington, Dec. 28. William
Cather Hook of Kansas, t'nlted
States judge for the Eighth judicial
circuit, in all probability will be ap
pointed to fill the vacancy on the
United States supreme court created
by the death of Associate Justice
President Taft called upon Chief
Justice White and is understood to
have discussed with him the advis
ability of nominating Judge Hook.
The chief Justice offered no objec
tion. Unless events arise in the
next few days to change the presi
dent's decision. Judge Hook's nom
ination will be sent to the senate im
mediately after congress reconvenes
Judge Hook's selection drops
from the running for this important
two first teams there 'post Secretary of Commerce and La-
Dor rsagei, FranK h. Kenogg or &t.
Paul and other lawyers of reputa
tion. Mr. Xagel was backed by Attorney
General Wickersham and by a large
number of prominent men who re
garded him as eminently qualified to
sit in the highest court in the land.
KKI.I.OGti FOINO TOO AGtiRESSIVB.
Mr. Kellogg never was a candi
date for the office, but his friends
throughout the country deluged the
president with recommendations for
his appointment. In view of the
way Mr. Kellogg handled the Stan
dard Oil case and other matters in
trusted to him by the government,
Mtion wrestling match will be pull
ed off hctweeu William Gabel and
Both the high school basketball;
team and the Y. M. C. A. team will
be handicapped in the game by t.
absence of star members of theh
team, Behnamann of the high school
having been injured in a practice
game so severely that he may not be
able to play again this year and
Mac Manus of the association squad
being out on account of injuries.
Nevertheless a good game is exnect-
AN APPEAL FROM MOTHER
BRINGS PARDON TO SON
Washington, D. C. Dec. 28. Presi
dent Taft has dispensed Christmas
cheer to four federal prisoners through
commutation of sentence. The pathet
ic appeal of a prisoner's 80-year-old
mother for the son she had not seen
for 25 years caused the president to
commute, to expire at once, the sen
tence of William J. Key, who pleaded
guilty in 190C at St. Joseph, Mo., to
counterfeiting. His eight year term
would have expired April 21 next.
The president also commuted to ex
pire at once the life sentence of How
ell Cobb, an Indian, who pleaded guilty
to murder at Salpulpa, I. T., in 189S,
and Charles Hopkins, a negro, convict
ed of murder in the District of Colum
bia in 1S94.
The sentence of Fayette F. Arm
strong, convicted at Fort Smith, Ark.,
of violating the retail liquor license
law, scheduled to expire May 20, was
ebortened by a month and a half.
ed as the teams are evenly matched J and the frequent calls the president
L1TTEN & ROBERTS 1
Peoples National Bank B!d'g.
Phone West 122
Notice to Hunters
Will prosecute any hunters
found trespassing on any. of
Signed by the Committee.
Farmers' Protective As
sociation of Black
St. Louis, Mo. Mrs. Grace A.
Leathe, known as the' wealthiest of
St. Louis women, was the central
figure in revelations made in court
proceedings, which revealed the fact
that she was formerly the wife of
James R. Henry of Indianapolis and
waa divorced from him two months
before she married Samuel H. Leatbe,
an aged St. Lpuis millionaire. It was
ajso revealed that she had been mar
ried three times.
tin - tfrtr. )r iti
fbe lineup will be as follows: Y. M.
C. A. Tremann, center; Mclntyre
and Johnson, forwards: Young and
Wilcher, guards. High school
Chalk, center; Peeves and Nuessli,
New Year's day at the Y. M. C. A.
will be observed with a "Caruival of
Games." There will be a program be
ginning at 3 o'clock in the afternoon,
j which will be of especial interest to
I the boys. There will be two basket
! ball games, one between the Y. M. C.
A. intermediate team and the high
school freshmen team, and the other
between the Y. M. C. A. working boys'
team and the Davenport Y. M. C. A.
inierircdlates. These are all fast
teams, and lively contests will result
when they come together. The even
ing program will begin at S o'clock,
and will include three attractive
sporting events. The Y. M. C. A.
basketball team is to play tbe high
school five, whom they met and de
feated two weeks ago, and the Y. M.
C. A. Clippers expect to go against
the team from the West End settle
ment. In addition, there will be an
exhibition wrestling bout between W.
E. Gabel and Physical Director Clev
ett. A snrall admission fee win be
charged both afternoon and evening.
Both programs are open to the gen
eral public, men and womea being in
vited to attend.
Since the announcement some time
ago that project was on foot to se
cure a new building for the Y. M. C.
A. In Rock Island, there has been
j abundant evidence of the interest feft
j by the state at large in tbe matter.
It seeing that the Island city is being
watched by all parts of the state in
this connection. At any rate, there
is so doubt as to the general interest
in the plan. Of course, contractors
and dealers In building materials are
watching for developments, and fre
quent Inquiries are received at the Y.
M. C. A. office from firms that wish
'to bid on th new building, asking
are admittedly the best in
town, both for flavor and
drawing qualities, and our im
ported and domestic cigarets
are of a distinctly superior
All smokers who have pat
ronized this store once will
surely come again because
here they know they get the
Kain & Feinhardt, Prop.
made upon him for advice in con
nection with proposed or pending
legislation, it was not necessary to
convince Mr. Taft of his capacity.
But Mr. Kellogg is too progressive
for the standpat Interests of the
Mr. Hook', on tbe other hand, is
acceptable to both sides. When he
was a candidate for the supreme
court a year ago he had the Indorse
ment of Senator Bristow . of Kansas
and other ptogressives. During
these last few weeks representatives
of railroads, including the Santa Fe
and the Chicago and Northwestern,
are said to have been in Washing
ton in Judge Hook's interest.
SOME SIGNS OF OPPOSITION.
Judge . Hook's friends say he
knew nothing cf what the railroadB
were doing, but the matter has been
called to the attention of the pro
gressives and may cause them to con
sider the advisability of withdrawing
their recommendation, or at least
opposing tbe nomination should it
Judge Hook was born in Waynes
burg, Pa., in 1857, and is thus well
within the limit of 60 years fixed or
Iginally by President Roosevelt and
assented to by President Taft as the
maximum age for supreme court ap
pointees. Mr. Taft violated this
rule only once and that, for the bene
fit of his lifelong friend. Associate
Mr. Hook practiced law in Kan
sas for21 years and from 1899 to
1903 was United States district
judge for the district of Kansas. He
was promoted to a United States
j circuit judgeship for the judicial
circuit In 1903.
XO CHAXCB FOR ILLINOIS MAS.
His eppolntment would leave the
states cf Illinois, Indiana and Wis
consin, comprising the Seventh Ju
dicial circuit, without a representa
tive on the supreme bench. This
circuit, is presided over by Justice
Day, Vao is a native of Ohio. It
was f : Aired by the president that
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