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TIIK KOCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY. JUXE T912.
Any Scientist ffelfl
MILITARY MEN JUBILANT OVER SUCCESS
OF UNCLE SAWS NEW AEROPLANE CUN
Secures Divorce. Car Heutscuel
was yesterday granted a divorce from
his wife, Marie HeuUrhel, on the
grounds of desertion. Thy were mar
ried Nov. 28. 1S4. Attorney G. Albee !
filed the (petition Sot the plaintiff.
Husband a Drunkard. An original
notice was filed in the district court
yesM.rday by Mrs. F'earl Riepe asainst
her husband, Robert Iliepe, she c iaini
Inp; habitual drunkenness. She fur
ther asks a writ of Injunction, which
has been granted, restraining her hus
band from (bothe-'lng h-r or Interfering
with hpr business in ! Claire. Sharon
Hitreln are her attorneys.
Boy Badly Injured. "Wednesday
forenoon at Fourteenth and Marquette
erects, Nevln flerwe, the 12-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Gerwe,
2132 3Iarr!on street, while riding
bicycle, wj.s struck and thrown off the
wheel by an automobile, driven by the
owner. Herman F. Volquardsen of 730
West Ixicuxt street. The boy was rid
ing on fourteenth street, near the cor
ner, mud lurned toward the miildle of
the B'reet to avoid r.jr.nlng against a
wagon which was standing near the
enrb when the motor struck him. hi.rl
ed him to the pavement aud demolish
ed his wheel. The driver stopped im
mediately, j)lckd up the lad and car
ried him home In the car. The child,
while badly bruibed on his left bide, is
not thought to be seriounly hurt, the
physician finding no trace of an inter
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To Have New Hotel. Davenriort is
to have a modern six-Btory hotel di
rectly north of the Commercial club
on fhe west side of Main street, the
contract to be Jet within a few days.
George H. JVmpaev,
inp to the plans of Architect A. H. Eb- the new structure has been recently
m. James cal: until recently and well
known restaurant man. will be the
manager of the new hotel. The build
ing will be constructed of pressed
brick, with stone trimmings, accord-
eliun. On the Erst floor will be a large
dining room, and kitchen and cafe. In
addition to the lobby, while the five
proprietor of the 1 upper doors are to be devoted to fa
cilities for guests, sinele rooms and
suites. There will be 70 rooms In the
entire bulldlne. The new hotel is to
rater in nonninr nrirpd trnrip will i in
run a special cafe service. Ground for j
By Allx-Tt I'ayson Terbune.
(Copyright by the I're Publishing Co. Ne
Hum. Conway "CabaT Agairut
1 i Bgel. Jolly.
X dushtng sol-
dler Qf for
nn cam to
America In 1777
iand offered hli
service to the pa
triot army. He
with him no great
military skill, but
rprlt for maklcg troable. The
oldU-r was Thomas Conway, a Brlilna
ubj8ct, who had lived siuce early
childhood In France. There he had
Joined the acmy and rlseu to a colo
nelcy. When he came her bo waa
Joyfully received. The Revolutionists
lacked expert officers and they made
blm a brigadier -general.
The man's boasts and bis dashing
ways Impressed the simpler tats
lauu. But George Washington read him
at a glance, for a windy, vicious In
competent. So when congress decided a little
later to make Conway a major gen
eral the chief sternly opposed such a
promotion and gave his reasons for
tioing so. From that momtint Conway
was Washington's sworn foe. One
active mischief-maker can sometimes
work more harm than a dozen wise
luun can undo. Conway at once Join
ed Washington's opponents In con
gress and the army, and started a
canipalgn for the chief s overthrow.
Me and his associates formed what
w;,s known as the "Conway Cabal,"
and did all In their power to under
mine Washington's influence. In a se
ries of anonymous letters Conway rid
iculed the chief as a coward and as
too feeble of mind as a leader. He
suggested Geo. Horstlo Gates as com-iurdr-in-chlef
In Washington's place.
Not only did Conway and Lis friends
win Gates over to this scheme, but
they Induced several prominent con
gressmen to lend their influence to
It was the Revolution's dark hour.
New York and Philadelphia were In
the bands of the British. Washing
ton and Lis army were starving and
freezing at Valley Forge after a sum
mer and autumn of repeated defeats.
Men's hearts grew faint and their al
legiance weakened. Conway's crafty
words at such a moment fell on ready
The cabal waxed strong. But for a
Caere accident It might readily have
ended by depriving Washington of
lower and of placing the command of
the patriot armies In the bands of Gen.
Gates. And with fussy. Inefficient,
cowardly old Gates at the head of the
American troops American liberty
would have been doomed. Here, In
brief, la the story of the accident that
saved our country:
Gates' aid, Wilkinson, drank too olh(1'
Incendiary Fire. Fire, thought to
have been of incendiary origin,
threatened to destroy Joe Daebelliehn's
smokehouse at the rear of his meat
market, 2429 Fifteenth street, yester
day. Wood had been piled in the
smokehouse and how it caught fire
Is a mystery. The room and door
frame were damaged, the walls being
Knocked to Dreamland. Norman
Gossett is in the city hospital and his
companion. Abraham Miller, spent
Wednesday night in the city Jail both
men drawing strange beds because
they disturbed the peace Wednesday
evening. The started trouble in Wil
liamson's second-hand store on Third
avenue, and C. H. Williamson finally
put Qossett to sleep. The man was
removed to the hospital, where he re
covered consciousness yesterday.
Miller attempted flight when his com
panion was sent to dreamland but the
police rounded bim up and he will be
given b hearing on a charge of disor
Lights for Port Byron. Fred W.
Reimers, superintendent of the
People's Power company, will at
tend a special meeting of the
village board of Port Byron, when
the nuestion of furnishing electric
lights for the village will he discuss
ed. This will be the first time that
a representative has met with the vil
lage board since the agitation for the
improvement was started. Mr. Reim
ers estimates that it will cost approxi
mately i 15,0ft to place a lighting
system in Port Byron. Wires will be
strung from Watertown and power
will be furnished from the substa
tion In East Moline. It is planned to
place 60 80-candle power Tungsten
lamps at street intersections. Owners
of 75 dwellings and 30 business houses
have signified their willingness to use
electricity if the system is installed.
Obituary. Mrs. F. J. Ryan, wife of
the cashier of the East Moline state
bank, passed to hpr rest at the
home in East Moline at 5:50 Wednes
day afternoon after a long illness at
tended by much suffering. The end
was due to paralysis, with which she
had been a sufferer hince last October.
Ida E. Pershing was bom In Moline,
November 7, 1S57, and grew to young
womanhood in this city. She was
of Rochester, Ind., who have been J married to F. ,T. Ryan October 16,
I visiting Mr. Kuhn's daughters, Mrs. iis"'s. anl tn"y removed to Green
j William Whisman and Mrs. Myron River, where Mr. Ryan was engaged In
I Stoc',U rser, left Monday to visit an-1 the grocery business. In 1SS1 they re-
of Mr. Kuhn's daughters, Mrs. moved to Cable; then in lSf2 they
m Drown Wmfm
Bi .1 'mMl lip: i
few jllHMn 1
tapt. Chandler, U. 8. A. operating new aeroplane gun.
Military men are Jubilant over the succebs of the new aeroplane
gun. which fires 7&ti nhotii a minute. In the accompanying photograph
Captain Chandler, U. fc. A., who riddles targets while flying 60 miles an
Lour, la seen operating the new gun.
acquired and the present building on
the property will be torn down to make
room for the new building.
Miss Lizzie Galagher was shopping
Rock Island, Monday.
Elisha Lee delivered hogs in Rey
The remains of Albert Mitchel of
Marston were laid to rest Tuesday in
the Hamlet cemetery.
Miss Josie Boultinghouse pleasantly
entertained a party of friends at her
homo Friday evening.
Mrs. Lester Cooper and daughter,
Miss Carrie, spent Tuesday with
Mrs. June Gridley of Aledo.
Mr. Kuhn and Miss Ruby Merley
Lather Tacker, of Iowa. Mrs. Stock
br.ser accompanied them to Iowa.
1 he Christian Endeavor social at j
ncar Marsh's home Tuesday night
whs largely attended.
much one night and babbled to a friend
of the chief some of the contents of j
a letter from Conway to Gates in j
which Conway had spoken insultingly ;
of Washington. The story was told to
Washington, who railed Conway to ac
count. Conway rushed to Gates for
aid, and Gates tried to get out of the
difficulty by branding Wilkinson as a
Wilkinson promptly challenged
Gates to a duel. Gates wept on Wil- j
kinson's shoulder and implored him ,
himself as a feeble old man who loved rln,aw- "' Keitlekamp.
Wilkin. Hk father in th! Th Iiea rorign Missionary so-
Mrs. James McNall is entertaining
relatives at her hon.e this week.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Mavis and Mr.
and Mrs. A. Mavis spent Sunday in
Muscatine at the home of their broth-
the frightened old general wriggled
out of fighting.
Meantime, thanks to the first hint,
Washington learned of all Conway's
anonymous letters aud otiier treacher
ies. The facts were made known to
the people. The cabal was crushed un
der a storm of public disapproval.
But Conway waa no to escape so
easily. He was challenged to a duel '
by Washlcgton's friend. Gen. Cadwal
lader, who proceeded to shoot him ;
through the mouth.
Conway, believing himself dying, '
wrote one more letter. This time to '
Washington, asking forgiveness for j
his villainies and declaring the chief !
to be a "great and good man." Then
be "conditionally" resigned bis com-1
mlsion as an officer In the American
service. Congress accepted the res
ignation, unconditionally, and Conway
went back to France.
There he styled himself "Count de
went to Sherrard, where he was hook
keeper for the mercantile company of
that town. In 1910 they located in
East Moline. Mrs. Ryan is survived
by her husband and two sons, James
and Harold, both of East Moline, and
one daughter, Mrs. Nellie Petrie, of
New Windsor: also one brother, J. M.
Pershing of East Moline, end two
sisters, Mrs. Anna Clellan of East
Moline, and Mrs. Celia Emmetts of
ciety n;eet8 at the home of Mrs. W.
Slusher, Wednesday, July 3.
Mrs. William Ripley entertained rel
atives from Iowa last week.
I There was some very interesting
j talent displayed at the commencement jMardis home Sunday..
1 ax me napusi cnurcn last weanesaay William Beckwith and
I evening, consisting of a male quartet 1 were visitors her - Sunday.
iBM'Mlu -lli68 laa appic aiso mree Mr. and Mis. William Mevers and
I good address by Rev. H.Nonou. James daughKr Vivian of Watertown spent
C. Brltton and Superintendent Fergu- Sunday at the O. A. Stipp home. Mrs.
, EOn of Rotk Island- 1 Stipp and son Ford returned home
! Rev. Carrol of Silvis. 111., conducted Iwith them for a short visit.
services at the Baptist church both Mr. and Mrs. Steve Adams and chil-
The Misses Alice Fahlstrom, Ger
trude Mardis and Adalaid Peterson
visited Sunday at the home of Harry
MacPherson of Moljne.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hotkman of
SHvis were visitors at the William
Sunday morning and evening.
$20,700 FOR LOST
dren, Beryle and Richard of East.Mo-
i line, visited with Mrs. Adams' parents,
ARMS' r and ,rs S- J,il,on Sunday.
1 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wagner and
Victim Who Suel for f.V).000 Several children, Floyd and Marion of Moline,
Years Ann Gets Verdict.
Cleveland, Ohio, June 28.
spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and
WaKl-Hcnius Institute of Fermcntology, Cliicago, writes:
"We nave tested beers refocatedly. blacing the bottles into
direct sunlight, and testing the same after one, two, three and
five minutes exfoosure; found that the hcer wifh fhree and five
minutes exbosure became undrinkahle on account of the bcculiar
odor develobed. v The detrimental effect of light ubon beer can
be successfully counteracted by the employment of brown or
dark colored glass bottles."
Schlitz uses the Brown Bottle to protect xti purity from
the brewery to your glass.
See that crown or co. k
Phone West 14
Carse & Ohlweiler Co.
425-431 Eleventh St.,,
With 1 Irs- Grant Moore.
tears streaming dow n his cheeks, j
Isaac Trapnell, who sued the Ohio &
The school board held a
ed home from a visit with Mrs. Ken
nedy's mother, Mrs. John Williams of
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Engst are the
parents of a baby boy, born to them
Mrs. Walter Lloyd and daughter
Mabel visited with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Depew of Milan, 111.
Fred Kendall has moved into the
Steve .Mitton home.
Miss Nellie Hill returned to her home
at Colfax, Iowa, Friday, after spending
a week at the home of George Ken
nedy. Miss Ixirena Allison arrived home
Friday from Geneva, Xeb., where she
has been visiting with her sister for
the past few months.
Mrs. William Allison visited with
her sister-in-law. Mrs. Granville Grif
fin of Silvis, the latter part of the
Justin Washburn, wife and daugh
ter Florence visited at Coal Valley,
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Iaughroy and
two daughters. Bessie and Kate, Mr.
and Mrs. Chester Kennedy and son
John visited over Sunday at Jot Laugh
ery's in Mathersville, III.
Forest Tubs and Mildred Woodruff
Conway." and managed to win an ap- ! Western Pennsylvania Dock com
polnfment as governor of one of
France's Oriental provinces. He made
such a mess of his diplomatic work
in his province of the Orleat that he
almost wrecked the French Interests
there. He returned to France and be
came a general in the royal armies.
During the French Revolution be
was condemned to death. He was
saved only by an appeal to Great Brit
ain (against which be bad fought in
the American Revolution), but was
compelled to ee from France for bis
After that Conway disappeared from
history. He is supposed to have died
about 1800 in poverty and exile.
pany for $50,000 for the loss of an'fin tne vacancy of the late J. A. Hen-
arm seven years ago, after he had ncgan
meeting Saturday afternoon for the
purpose of electing J. V. Kennedy to! of East Moline visited at the O. E.
"Is he an diptimiit?"
"I should say b? is. He's planning
to rai;e his own asparagus this year."
DERMA VIVA, THE IDEAL FACE POWDER
Makes face, bands, arms and neck as white as milk and
does not show or rub off. Pimples, blackheads, freckles,
moth or liver spots cured in a few cays. Have bandied this
preparation for years acd recommend it. Price &t cents
Vousa & McCombs and Thomas Drug company.
already suffered an accident in the
same plant that cost him his other
arm, heard a verdict that gave him
$20,700 damages yesterday morn
ing. The Jury was out two days.
Mrs. Mary Robinson and a number
of friends from Rock Island held a pic
nic Saturday in the grove by the Argil
! 51 r. and Mrs. M. Boney were busi-
Judge Babcock complimented the 1 ncss callers at Jdollne.
jury. Vain efforts had been made j Mr. and Mrs. Barney White arrived
by the dock company to force a new , Sunday from Chicago for a visit with
trial and a change of venue on theMr3. White's uncle and aunt, .Mr. and
grounds that the newspapers had giv-1 Mrs. John Holland, and 6istert Mrs. F.
en undue publicity to tee case. Hennegan.
R. J. Phelps was transacting busi-
Morton L. Hill of Lebanon, Ind,
says: "My wife bad inflammatory
rheumatism in every muscle and joint;
her suffering was terrible and ber body
and face were swollen almost beyond
recognition; bad been in bed for six
weeks and bad eight physicians, but
received no benefit until she tried Dr.
Detchon's Relief for Rheumatism. It
ness at Joliet, III., the latter part of
Mrs. Roy Carey and children return
ed home Saturday from Chicago, after
a week s visit with her brother, Charles
Fahlstrom, and wife.
Mrs. Gertrude Wendeil, Mrs. Charles
Louden and daughter Muriel of South
Moline visited the latter part cf the
week with Mrs. Charles Belowski.
Mr. and Mrs. Harley Stipp and fam-
: gave Immediate relief and she was able ! ily of East Moline and Miss Stipp of
to walk in three days. I am sure it
saved her life." Sold by Otto Grotjan.
1501 Second avenue. Reck Island, and
Gust. Scblegel Son, 220 Second
Downing. Mo., were entertained at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Xick Krambeck.
Miss Erma Settles of Coaltown, 111.,
visited with her sister, Ellen Settles,
Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Beckwith and
daughter Flnssie, Mr. and Mrs. L. E.
Beckwith of Davenport visited a few
days at the John Holland home.
Robert Anderson, Jr., of Moline vis
ited at the John Ewart home the lat
ter part of the week.
Clarence and Justice Youngberg cf
Moline spent a few days at the home
of their aunt. Mrs. Peter Florine.
O. E. Holland of Canton, 111., spent
Sunday with home folks.
Mrs. LeRoy Hampson of Silvis vis
ited at the home of her mother, Mrs.
J. A. Henntgan.
Mrs. Sara Mitton and daughter Ella
were Moline visitors Monday-.
Mrs. Lewis Sickler and sister Dor
othy were Rock Island visitors.
Mr. and Mrs. Forest Titterington
were Davenport visitors Sunday.
Mrs. X. Krambeck and daughter,
Mrs. Fred Phelps, visited wi'h Mrs.
Susie Montgomery Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. George Crcch and
family of Rapids City, 111., Mr. and Mrs.
Benjamin Xelson and family, Mr. and
Mrs. J. Osugart of Moline visited Sun-
!day at the J. L. Swank home.
J Miss Laura Shay left this week for
Bay of Rock Island and Mrs. Mary;
lluiiuegan and son Andrew of Carbon
Cliff were entertained at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. J. Powers.
Frank H. McKonrick has closed his
meat market for the summer snd King
& Wenkc of Silvis aie supplying Car
bon Cliff and vicinity with meats.
Mrs. Oscar Sell and daughter Geor
gia of Kansas City, Mo., Mrs. Chester
Hinds and daughter Majorie of Chi
cago arrived Tuesday for a visit with
Mr. and Mrs. Justin Washburn.
The Indies' Aid society met Wed
nesday afternoon with Mrs. Ed Ken
dall of SilvU. The ladies report a
fine time. The business meeting wai
a success. The hostess served a de
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Belowski and
daughter Leota visited at the home of
John Lewis of South Moline Sunday.
Miss Fay Smith of Moline is visit
ing this week at the home of her broth
er, Wyman Smith.
The school board held a meeting at
the school house to reorganise and to
hire a high school room teacher. Wil
liam Froutman of Charleston, 111., has
been secured for the coming year, Pro
fessor Justin Washburn having re
signed to accept the Coal Valley school.
A Message to Men
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lame? Is your memory failing? Are you losing ambi
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All the news all the time
1 for a few days.
Mrs. Charles Slatpr and son Lester a two weeks visit with relatives and
were Moline business callers. ! friends at Galesburg.
Mr. and Mrs. J .V. Kennedy return-j Frank Bay cf Moline, Miss Helen
Sit Fifteenth .St. (2nd Moor)
Hours Moiine office open only on
W-dn: J lav afternoons and evi-nlnc.
2 to 'j. Friday f-v-nlr.KS 7 to 9. and Sun
! mornings. 9 to 12. Patients ilr
lr.it to f us on other day call at Jiuv
er.port oflU-e. -
X. W. Cor. Foarth nnd Nradr Sin.
Hours Every day, J a. m. to 5 p. m.
Tuesday snd Saturday evenings. 7 to 9.
Closed on Wednesday afternoons and