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THE ROCK. ISIIAND ARGUS. FRIDAY," FEBRUARY 16, 1912.
TWrty Days for "Joy" RJde. For
taking anotber man's horse and buxCT
and Tiding down town with it, Frits
Meyer waa arrested yesterday and
charged with larceny. Ha admitted
having taken the outfit from In front
.of a atore tn Northwest Davenport
and having driven dowa town with
it The police- war aotlfled of the
near theft Wednesday evening about
eclock and la a abort time had locat
ed the horse and boggy tted In front
of a down town sal ion and Meyer was
inside taking nourishment. Ha drew
30 days In jail for hi little. Joy ride.
Buckley 8tlU Incarcerated Daniel
J. Buckley ia atill tenoned in the coun
ty jail pending the efforts of his at
torney "George "W. Scott and frienda of
the prisoner, to secure the requisite
$5,000 bail required by the government
Rook I Blander Fined. For the theft
of an automobile tire from Scott Coun
ty Mercantile company and the subse
quent aale of the tire for $1 to Henry
' FsUe. a. Junk, dealer, W. L. Dobber
waa placed under arrest yesterday. He
waa tried in police court and sentenc
ed to Jail for 30 days on a charge of
larceny. Dobber admitted la court
that ha had beam drinking and did not
remember fetber be took the tire out
mt he st ere r whether the Junk deal
er took tt He was found guilty on his
m story. iFefler, who bought the
tire claimed bo did not know It was
not to be aold aa ha bought other tires
from the same place before and had
been told to come back for more old
Urea later. He took the tire to his
home In Rock Island and returned the
following day for more. He waa then
arrested and told to appear today. He
waa fined $1 and coeta on a charge of
receiving stolen property.
Hold Silent Trial. Two deaf mutes,
3. G. Alias and J. O'Brien, who
thought they were being made light of,
and Prank Mitchell, were three peace
diatarbera who were given a hearing
before Magistrate Roddewlg this
morning la police court. They had
been In a saloon on Harrison street
and they accused Mitchell of making
gestures la imitation of them. A fight
resulted, which ended whea the police
arrived and found the three combat
ants on the floor. Two of them were
bleeding about the face aa the result
of the encounter. Allen escaping with
no marks, Ia court, a silent trial waa
held, the questions aaked and answer
ed being written on paper. All three
were dismissed owing to the peculiar
nature of the case.
WeflelT Versus Wetletn. Suit
for divorce on the grounds of
cruel and inhuman treatment
waa filed yesterday in the dis
trict court by Mrs. Mathilda Wel
leln, the suit being filed through attor
neys Bollinger & Block. The plaintiff
alleges that ahe waa married to the de
fendant Jan. 31 1893 and they lived to
gether until July 191L Alimony in the
aum of 11,000 permanent and $500 tem
porary and the aum of $30 per month
la aaked by the petitioner.
Sues for $25,000, Suit for the sum
of $25,000 for tbe death of John Mo
Peck waa filed in the district court
yesterday by Hugo C Vogt adminis
trator of the estate, against the Chi
cago, Rock Island A Pact no railroad.
The plaintiff, in tbe original notice,
claims this amount by reason of the
death of Mr. McPeck, who, it is alleg
ed, waa killed by being run over by
one of the defendant's trains between
Davenport and Blue Grass on Oct 17, '
1S1L Attorneys F. A. Cooper and H.
H. Jebena filed the notice of salt
Obituary ReoonL The remains of
the late Prank Utter, who died at Fort
Madison Tuesday evening, arrived in
Davenport "Wednesday night and were
taken to the home of his sister, Mrs.
J. M. Rose, Rockingham road and Ne
vada avenue. Mr. Utter waa a former
resident of this ity but removed to
Fort Madison some time ago. He was
38 years of age at the time of his
death. Surviving are two brothers.
John and Dell Utter of Milwaukee,
and four sisters, Mrs. George Rollins
of Dixon, I1L, Mrs. H. I Clarke and
Mrs. J. M. Rose of Davenport, and
Sirs. Theodore Hopkins of Norfolk,
Neb. The funeral was held this after
noon from the home of his sister with
services at the home and grave. The
deceased was laid to reat beside the
grave of his mother at Falrmount
Etheline the little S-yearold
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. W.
Knight 3816 Dlzwell street passed
away shortly after 4 o'clock yesterday
morning after an illness of but a few
hours' duration. Membraneous croup
waa assigned aa the cause of death.
Surviving are the parents and one
brother. The funeral was held yester
day afternoon from the home of the
parents with interment at Fan-mount
At S . o'clock yesterday morn
ing Mrs. Barbara Spring passed away
at the home of her son. Otto, 3161-3
West Second street after an illness of
one year's duration. Mrs. Spring was
born in Schwetxingen bei Mannheim,
Germany, Jan. 3, 1829, and came to
America In 1863, landing In New York.
She was formerly Miss Barbara Woel
ner, her marriage to Leonard Spring
taking place shortly after her arrival
in this country. The couple first re
sided at Port Chester. N. Y., after
wards removing to LaCrosse, Wis.,
and later to Rock Island, where they
lived until Mr. Spring's death in 1S66.
Since that time Mrs. Spring has made
Davenport her home. Surviving are
three children, Mrs. Bernhard Fried
hold, Otto Spring, the well-known
foreman of the press department of
Der Demokrat and Miss Anna Spring.
The funeral will be held tomorrow aft
ernoon at 2 o'clock from the home of
her son. Otto. The remains will be
Molines New Y, M, C. A,
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The new building of the Moline
Young Men's Christian association is
nearly completed and will be dedi
cated and thrown open for work
about March 1. The Plow city la to
be congratulated upon having one of
the finest association buildings for a
city of its size in the United States.
The building, complete with lot and
fumiahlnga, represents a total invest
ment of $160,000. This money was
raised by a popular subscription
about 1 6 months ago, so that the new
building will stand aa a monument
to the popular Interest In the good
work for boys and young men.
Moline set a new record for build
ing campaigns In cities of the size,
and haa now aet another record for
speed la erecting the building, and
in tbe quality of building secured
for the money.
The new building represents the
latest developments in Y. M. C. A.
architecture. It stands at the corner
of Fifth avenue and Eighteenth
street, fronting on the avenue, and
with the entrance for boys on 'the
street It is four stories high, of
concrete construction, and faced with
rough brick. The floor plan is gen
erally conceded to be one of the
best yet evolved for the purpose.
5 end for
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lame, tell every housewife how to become aa expert cook how to prepare
each appetizing diahea tbe family will go simply wild over what you set
The K. C Cook's Book Is Illustrated In 9 colors, contains 90 tested and
proven recipes that will be tucensfut rvrry
timt U the lew simple suggestions are followed.
The K. C Cook's Book has been prepared
at an expense of many thousands of dollars,
and if purchased at a store would easily cost
50 cents, yet we give it mbuluU!yfree as we
want you to know exactly woat K. c Baking
1 owner is and what it will do for you ia
your own kitchen, i ou need this von.
aerrol Dook it is ol vital importance
to every nousewue.
How to get the
Write your name and address
plainly oa this coupon. At
tach tne coiored certificate
packed in 25-ceut cans,
sending both to us.
Voa v&l to nirhtr TA
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The basement contains the locker
rooms for all classes, providing for
a complete separation between boys,
young men and business men. There
are two squash courts, shower baths,
billiard rooms, restaurant and bowl
ing alleys, besides the splendid swim
ming pool, 20 by 60 feet in extent.
under a skylight and finished In
white enameled tile, where swim
ming may be enjoyed throughout the
On the first floor there is the main
lobby for men, stretching across the
entire front, with alcoves partitioned
off for reading and social rooms.
The boys' department has nearly
equal space along the east side of
the building, while the offices of the
secretaries occupy the center. The
gymnasium, one of the finest in the
state, Is at the rear of the first floor.
It is being fitted up with the most
modern equipment, including a pad
ded running track. Two auxiliary
gymnasiums provide abundant room
for handball, wrestling and individ
The second floor contains large
class and club rooms and a number
of rooms which will be used as bach
elor apartments by young men. The
third and fourth floors are solidly
made up of fine rooms, attractively
fitted up and provided with all con
veniences, as shower baths and toi
let facilities, which will be rented as
homes to young men away from
home. The building provides ac
commodations for about one hundred
men in this way and most of the
rooms will be occupied. Just as soon
as they are ready for use.
Tbe building is an object of pride
to all Mollnera. It speaks well for
tbe energy and enthusiasm of the
citizens that such a work has been
possible. Tbe plant, when complet
ed and in full working order, will
provide accommodations for 1,600
men and boys and will be very nearly
self sustaining. l
Moline has done well in thus rec
ognizing the needs of its young men
and it remains to be seen what Rock
Island will do wheh ita turn comes.
The thousands of men and boys in
this city need such a Y. M. C. A.
building just as much as those of
Moline or any other city and when
the time comes Rock Islanders
doubtless will be ready to do their
part to secure it
Pastor Comes Tonight Rev. W. S.
Wallace, who was called to be pastor
of the United Presbyterian church
here, has written to members of the
congregation saying that he accepts
the call and will arfive in Moline this
evening. He will preach his first ser
mon Sunday forenoon at 10:45. Rev.
Mr. Wallace comes here from Hunts-
ville, Ohio. He has too family.
Blacksmith Injured. Henry Pierman,
blacksmith employed by the. Deere &
Mansur company, lost the whole of the
index finger and part of the thumb and
middle finger of his left hand as a re
sult of an accident late Wednesday af
ternoon. Pierman had his hand crush
ed by a descending drop hammer on a
die machine, his first mishap in 14
years' experience in operating Buch a
device. The injured man, 44 years of
age, lives at 517 Nineteenth avenue.
Purchases Silvia Realty. George
Newton and son of Sllvis have purchas
ed a lot between Eighth and Ninth
streets on First avenue, with the in
tention of erecting a business block.
The lot was purchased of V. M. Dum
beck, and adjoins the postoffice build
ing on the west Mr. Dumbeck receiv
ed $1,075 for the lot and wall right
which will be exercised when the New
tons decide to build.
Battles Buys Property- M. W. Bat
tles, Jr., has purchased from Delia
Tremblay the property on Fourth ave
nue between Fourteenth and Fifteenth
I streets on which stands a two-story
structure occupied by the Frank Prues
sing barber shop and the office of the
United States Express company; con-1
slderatlon, $12,000. The property has
a frontage of 35 feet and a depth of
160 feet making the price paid a front
foot approximately .$342.85. The prop
erty is considered valuable, as it is
within the city's loop district and
while the purchaser has no definite
plans for improvement his ultimate in
tention is to erect a modern business
Cops Copper Coll- An attempt on
the part of John Warga, an Austrian
laborer 32 years of age, claiming Du
buque, Iowa, aB.hls home, to make
away with a 20-pound coil of copper
wire which he had picked up in the
Barnard & Leas ruins, was prevented
by the police at 9 o'clock Wednesday
night In court yesterday Warga plead
guilty to a charge of larceny and was
bound over to the grand Jury. So far
he has been unable to secure -guarantors
for his $100 bond. Warga gave
his occupation as that of coal heaver.
He has a wife in the old country.
9 i c
n me worn
MJ3 a- talx
For sixty years we Kave used
and inventions to make Scnlitz ure and kee it uxeJ
We go to Bonemia for.kofcs.'i
We go 1,400 feet downto rock for fcure water.
Our yeast, from wnicVwe fcrofcagate tke motKer'
jell, Kas teen carefully guarded for sixty years.
Tkere is no urerbeervtrewedi We Keep iV
pure, too, from trie' trewery toyour glass, ty using
the Brown - Bottle.1 LigKti starts s. decay, even in
, Phone West 14
Carse & Ohlweiler Co.
oee fnat tmruvn vr ivr 1 425-431 r.1 event n it..
is branded "ScM'tz.
Has 17 Cents. Signor Francesco
Creatore, band leader, who came to
grief in this city, departed Wednesday
evening for Chicago, accompanied by
the 14 musicians who have been in his
hire. Before leaving, the leader de
clared he could lay claim to but 17
cents. To secure railroad fare for
himself and members of hia company,
Creatore was obliged to leave behind
some of the trappings of the troupe as
security. Creatore has promised a set
tlement with the players for wages
due, and before leaving the city at
tachment proceedings started by them
to satisfy claims were dismissed in
Magistrate Gustafson's court.
Claar Makes Team. Coach Gill of
the University of Illinois has selected
the freshmen rack team which will
meet Chicago freshmen Saturday night
at Urbana. Elmer Claar, former cap
tain of the maroon and white track
team, will be one of the contestants In
the high Jump.
Fair Is Success. Turner hall accom
modated a capacity throng last night
at the second night of the Turner fair.
From the moment the doors were open
ed early in tbe evening until the wan-
Three Beauty Aids
Women Should Enow
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1 Rat iv.
Tortured for 15 Years
by a cure-defying stomach trouble
that baffled doctors and resisted all
remedies be tried, John W. Modders
of Modderaville, Mich.. seemed
doomed. He had to sell his farm and
give up work. His neighbors said
he can't live much longer." "What
ever I ate distressed me," he wrote,
"till I tried Electric Bitters, which
worked such wonders for me that I
can how eat things I could not take
for years. It's surely a grand rem
edy for stomach trouble." Just as
good for the liver and kidneys. Ev
ery bottle guaranteed. Only SO cents
at all druggist.
(From French Beauty Monthly).
"Any woman who wants to have
lovely and beautiful hair can do so
if she will use a dry shampoo once
a week. Just Dut a cunful of corn-
meal in a fruit Jar and mix with it
an original nackaee of therox:
sprinkle a little on the head and
brush out. It brushes out easily,
taking all dirt with it, and leaving
the hair clean, bright wavy and full
of life. This treatment causes hair
"To avoid enlarged pores, dark
and discolored blotches, wrinkles,
superfluous ( hairs and. blemishes of
complexion, stop . using fancy cos
metics and apply each morning only
the simple lotion made by dissolving
an original package of mayatone in
nair a pint of witch hazel. Do this
and your complexion soon will be
soft, smooth and altogether charm
Worry is a beauty destroyer. If
there are children in your home,
don't borrow trouble, but prepare for
emergencies by keeping at band a Jar
of Mother's Salve. The world never
faw its equal as a healer of cuts,
brrns, bruises, sores, sprains and
aches. It is splendid for sore throat
or croup, too."
ing hours the Concordia-German so
ciety was host to a changing company
of visitors who went from booth to
booth and found in each one some feat
ure of interest. The splendid attend
ance augurs well for a continuance
during the remainder of the week, and
success seems assured.
Obituary Record. After an Illness
of less than a week Mrs. Thomas A.
Stewart, wife of the rural mall carrier,
died last evening at 9 o'clock at the
family home, 2216 Twenty-third ave
nue. Mrs. Stewart had enjoyed her
usual health until last Friday, when
she was forced to take to her bed.
Death was due to heart trouble. Louisa
Jors was a native of Schles wig-Hoist
ein, Germany, where her birth occur
red June 17, 1855. When a girl of 14
she came with her parents to this coun
try and at once settled with them in
Moline, her home continuously since
then. She was married in 1878 to
Thomas A. Stewart, who survives, with
one daughter. Miss Helen Stewart re
siding at home. Deceased is also sur
vived by four sisters, Mrs. J. A.
Schmidt of Moline, Mrs. M. Schulthies
of Clinton, Iowa, Mrs. C. M. Bahl of
Colorado Springs, Col., and Mrs. Anna
Witt of Germany.
Word has been received by Mrs. S.
J. Thornton, 1416 Twenty-third ave
nue, of tbe death of her brother-in-law,
W. L. Gilbreath, in Wheeling, W,
Va., on Feb. 8. Mr. Gilbreath was a
veteran of the civil war, 84 years of
age, and had visited Moline on several
occasions. He had acquaintances here.
Mrs. William Peppers of Muscatine
visited a few days last week with her
aunt Mrs. Anna Morents.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Skinner and
son visited Saturday and Sunday at the
home of Mrs. Skinner's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Kane.
Miss Nettie Ramsey of Aledo is vis
iting with Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Ram
sey. Mr. and Mrs. Prentice Halstead of
Edgington spent Sunday at the home
of C. B. Halstead. They were accom
panied home by Riley Halstead.
Mrs. Harvey Ramsey and Misses
Nettie Ramsey, Izora Lee, Mary
Marsh and Nora Whlsman shopped in
Rock Island Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Tary of near
Burgess visited the first of the week
with Lester Cooper and family.
A miscellaneous shower was given
Saturday afternoon at tbe home of
Mrs. John Vetter in honor of Miss De
Miss Bertha Mawby of Aledo re
turned to her home Monday after
spending a few days with Miss Kath-
George Stevens and family of Sea-
ton visited Saturday and Sunday at
the homes of Lester Cooper and Les
Emerson Crabs was a tri-clty visit
The leap year and valentine sociable
given by the C. E. society at the home
of Miss Lizzie Galagher Friday night
Joe Simmons and daughter Henriet
ta were in Davenport Saturday.
A. Dunlap and D. L. Finley were in
the tri-clties Saturday.
E. C. Kane of Rock Island visited
Sunday at the home of his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Kane.
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Strohmeler and
daughter of Davenport came Monday
to visit at the home of Mr. Stroh
meier's parents Mr. and Mrs. William
Miss Vera Spickler visited Friflay
and Saturday in Rock Island at the
home of her uncle, H. "P. Webster.
B. T. C. Helnze made a business
trip Saturday to Muscatine and Moline.
Omer Bateman and daughter Laura
of Taylor Ridge visited Sunday at the
Mrs. Albert Schauta visited several
days last week with relatives In Rock
home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Dunlap.
was largely attended. A number of
young people from Reynolds were
John Reaber spent Saturday night
In Aledo with his mother, Mrs. Mary
There will be a Washington's birth
day church sociable at the home of
A. Kendal Thursday night Feb. 21.
Refreshments will be served and a
general good time participated in. A
moBt cordial invitation 1b extended to
Sourness, Heaviness, Belching
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