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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 1912.
! BREAKING GROUND FOR NEW ODD FELLOW'S HOME:
COMMISSIONER JONAS BEAR LIFTS FIRST SHOVELFUL OF DIRT
Commissioner Jonas Bear,
Breaks Ground for Odd j
Fellows' Building. '
MANY WITNESS CEREMONY
One Hundred People Gathered at 7
O'clock to Participate in
Work on the Odd Fellows' building
to be erected on Fourth avenue be-1
tween Seventeenth and Eighteenth .
atrweta waa formally begun this morn-'
Jng at 7 o'clock when Commissioner!
Jonas Bear, senior member of L eal '
lodge. No. 608, I. o. O. F broke the
first around for the foundation. After!
heaving three shovels of dirt. Mr. Bear
gave way in favor of the regular work-!
men, who Bet to work at once tearing '
flown the old Philip Hoffman house!
which la to be replaced by the modern
The ceremonies were started j
promptly at the appointed time with j
hijh1 uaiuibipiv iu'f people present, i ne
opening ode of the lodge was sung and
following this Commissioner Bear de
livered a short addrexs before putting!
The spade info the earth. At the con- j
elusion of ceremonies, work was stop-'
ped long enough for the photographer
ro snap the camera when it was, re
sumed again in earnest. Noble Grand
M. G. Holsapple of Veal lodge acted
as master of ceremonies. Commis
sioner Bear's address follows:
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Seasons Suit and Dress Sale
For early fall wear we offer you some exceptional bargains
in wearsbles. Mde iu the newest fashiocs of t'ac sammvr
these are just the thing for early fall wear aa-i you the rid
take advantage if the quality offered at those prices.
oile. serpe, panania and all-wool mix
ture skirts, all exceptionally good
styles in blue, black, brown gray and
tan. This lot formerly sold at $5.00
and $7.50. Your choice at
w mmk iiU
Thirty suits In silk wool and sat
in all colors and sizes. These s
were marked to sell at $25.(H and
$40.00, your choice
SEVERE TEST FOR
CITY'S NEW HOSE
IIKUICATK (.IIOIMI. '
"Brethren, in the name of friend-'
ship. love and truth, I dedicate this I
ground. Heaven shines upon us this j
beautiful August morning reminding1
all Odd Fellows of that everlasting er Archie Hart, members of the
friendship existing between David and j d(.Dlr,min. commenced todav
to San Francisco, where he expects to
An automobile party composed of
V. L. Ludolph, C. K. Shield's and
Elmer E. Lloyd returned to the city
yesterday from a three day fishing
j trip near Liverpool, on the Illinois
I'nder the direction of Commission-1 "ver. They brought with them sev-
eral fine Mack bass as a testimonial
I of their efforts.
Jonathan. i Earl Zwicker, beventn avenue,
The cardinal principle of Odd Fel-' wor 01 leBTln oul 1-BU" 01 new departed this morning for a two weeks'
iowshlo orders us to love our neigh- fire hose which arrived Friday. The
bor as ourselves. This signifies to the hose will be tested a section at a
outside world that the door of an OddjtjmP( a preRSure of 40 pounds t0 the
Fellow'a lodge is open to all mankind,; .... ,. . , .
that questions as to hi. church or ! 8uare lnch beln5 "PP'icd. Ordmari
creed are never asked. On the con-; b' the hose must stand a pressure ot
trary. In an Odd Fellow lodge, the from 50 to 75 pounds when in use at a
rich and the poor, the Jew and the
gentile, are elbowing each othwr and
listening together to the grand com
inandtneirts of our order; namely, to
visit the alck. relieve tne distressed,
bury the doad and educate the or
phan." Commissioner Bear UHed a brand
new spade for starting the work and
when be had finished his labors went
at once to have It plated with nickel
and engraved. Whn the building is
completed he expects to present It to
the lodKes of Hock Island as a memorial.
fire. The hose was purchased through
the Rock Island Hardware company,
end cost the city $1,200.
The tests are carried on at the Cen
tral hose house.
vacation trip through the east. He
expects to visit at Chicago, Detroit,
Niagra Falls and Albany. From Al
bany he will take a boat on the Hud
son river to New York where he ex
pects to remain several days.
Nicholas Llttig left this noon for his
home in Chicago, after visiting at the
home of his daughter, Mrs. Lillie Ol
sen, 2"05 Fifth avenue, and Mrs. Mar
garet Butler, for a few weeks. He
was accompanied on his return by
Miss Grace Olsen, who will visit rela
tives and friends Tor a few weeks in
MASHER INSULTS TWO
GIRLS AND IS BEATEN
A masher, w hose Lame could not be
Carl Zwicker is visiting in New
John T. Marron left this morning
for Springfield. 111. on a business trip.
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. McNitt left Sat
urday night for a visit to Chicago and
Bert Ehleb has returned after
spending two weeks with his brother nominee for governor, will make bev-
DUNNE PLANS FOR
VERY BUSY WEEK
A move is well along" among down- !
town merchants for a series of band :
concerts in Spencer's square and it J
is probable that the firot of them will J
occur Wednesday evening. Bleuer's 1
band, it is understood, will render the :
programs which will be weekly. The I
music w-ill commence about. 8 o'clock
and continue until 8:43 or thereabouts 1
after which there will be a 45-mlnnte
recess during which shopping can be
done. At a quarter to ten, the music
will commence again and continue un
til 10:30. Many of the merchants
have promised financial assistance for
MRS. SISAN A. HAWKS.
At nearly the close of the 8fith year
of her eventful life, Mrs. Susan A.
Hawes, widow of David Hawes, died
at the home of her step-son, Frank B.
Hawes, 817 Seventeenth street, at
12:15 o'clock a. ru.. Sunday, Aug. 4,
1912. Susan Hubbell was born at
Judge Edward F. Dunne, democratic Honesdale. Pa Dec. 24. 1826. the eld-
Frank in Arizona.
Mr. and Mrs. John
on political addresses during
Mis.skelley of! week.
ru.vu. pm an impromptu visit to I i renton, .o.. visited teiatives in Kock j scores of other invitations from ev
dreaiiilaud Saturday night abqut Uj Island over Sunday. j ery 8ectlon of tne state nave been
o clock, when a gallant gentleman I Miss Bessie Westphal is recovering received and Judge Dunne's campaign
woiumu teriain onensne nicely from an operation on her throat I manaeer. William L. O'Connell has ac-
to performed Saturday. ' repted as many as it is possible for
1 A II f.m.w.ll.. f l- . r.z... i- th i1fmrfrntif ranflw1:i1e for ?nvpr-
' 1 1 v ii ii i 1 1 j ui naii&d& l lis, 13 i
spending the day w ith his brother I Ilor to n,ake
Bernard D. Connelly of this city. Judge Dunne will arrive In Litch-
Mi s Adelaide Krierfman nt vi!.. i r,eId Parly Wednesday morning where
one, Frank Hubbell of the state of
remarks, took It upon himself
tench the "wise guy" a lesson.
I wo g rls. lu company with their
mother, w.-re standing In front of
the Thoiitiis drug store, at the corner
of Seventeenth street and Second ave
nue, when two debonair village cht
tips. In suiinterfug past, beheld the
and began to make flippant and
insulting remarks to the young ladies.
All efforts to squelch the offenders
seemed In vain, and finally a healthy
looking Individual stepped up and In
vited the spokesman of the "pair" to
d b. le in the street, w here he
caught e masher on the point of ths
jpw, Hfti. t him several feet into the
air. from 'ilch insecure position be
cropped on i i back to the pavement
the j Washington, surviving. She was unit
I ed in marriage to Alonzo Arnold May
15. 1856, and shortly thereafter the
young couple moved west, establish
ing their home in Rock Island county.
Mr. Arnold dif-d In 1865, leaving one
son. Will C. Arnold, born May 16.1857,
who died in New York City July CO,
Dec. 17, 1872, Mrs. Arnold was unit
ed in marriage to Justice David
kee. Wis., is visiting w ith Miss ophie I 6 ' miormai aa-mars, w no uieu April z, KtW, leav
Sei.llitz, ei Thirteenth avenue' for . dro88- ,wavin8 al noon for Farmers-; ing no issue.
,.,14 , ville w hero he speaks at a big cele- j 1 he name of deceased will be re-
. -1 t i ii i . i ilia nflflpnnnn ! (iiT"nrl ; .1 In, .(.a . . V t .' ... 1 a
r-rnot-t lajlor, who is workine in n-i .t. t. m u , . . . ..
iuui aui m l oiriiuiK u win iji-i iiictiiy n.iuum'sses ana i nrtsiian
visited hia I . i-.i-. - ......
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Taylor, jc ,jay celebration of the Brown coun- bers of the Old Settlers' association
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iy lair. .11 rirmuK uc , auu ui r irsi napiist cntircn Of this
Norman Kerr w ill leave shortly for met by a committee of business men j city, in both of which she was for
New WrU city where be will engage, from Browning and will be taken by j many years an active member .
I" . M. C. A. work as an assistant i automobile to the latter city where he ; Interment w ill be at Bushnell, III.
secretary. ; an address in the evening. Services were held at the residence of
Miss Mae Bahen of Des Moines, I Friday he will deliver an address i Frank B. Hawes at 4 o'clock this af-
Taylor, who is
D"s Moines this summer.
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Wirt
Silk dresses in all the new combina
tion and changeable colors of the sea
son, a value of merit, now at a bargain
Seventy-five early fall and winter
suits lined with Skinuer satin. These
are suits well tailored in plain or nov
elty effects, coming in black, brown
and mixtures. Values marked to sell
at $23.00 and $40.00, now at
1-2 Price on Every Silk Coat in Stock.
None reserved, all the new silk and satin changeable silk coats in stock.
Many trimmed with macrame lace, all go at
Pick of About 50 Garments at $2.98.
One big lot of about 60 garments consisting of coats and jackets in wool
and linen. Pongee suits and capes, and white serge g
jackets. All clean and attractice garments at mmm33
Now Going SalesHave You Taken Advantage?
Dainty and becoming little white
dresses for children between the
Rges of six months and six years.
Dresses in this lot range in prices
from an exceptionally low figure to
a high figure, but they all go in one
lot at Half Price.
Children's white petticoats selling
at half price, these are very at
tractive: styles neatly trimmed in
Jace and embroidery, Half Price.
Beside the above we have arranged
a special table of children's petti
coats, some are slightly solvt
some are a little rumpled fr'o."
handling, all dandy "1
A new arrival which adds attract
iveness to the sale. (Jowns in sev
eral styles, all showing unusual
quality in material and finish, slip
over style $1.25, cambrice gown
with embroidery and lace trim
ming, five day muslin
Sale of Hosiery
Ladies' plain black silk hose,
worth $1.50 and ladies' colored silk
hose, worth up to $1.75, all go in
Excellent quality nainsook Mar
cella drawers, these drawers are
made to sell as high as $1.25. They
" - ''J Tk' remarkable collection at
'price, being trimmed w ith val
lace or emsroidery,
live-day muslin sale . . .
Ladies' black silk boot and white
gauze lisle hoso in a 50c value, now
Ladies' black and colored sample
hose, up to 00c values, these sam
ple and by samples we mean juBt
one or two of a kind
this city and Immediately afterward
removed to LaSalle, which place bad
been her home ever since. She was
the daughter of Wilttam Frizelle, the
first mayor of Rock Island. Mrs. Staf
ford was 46 years of age. Besides her
husband she is survived by two sons,
William and Charles and two broth
ers, Rev. William Frizelle of Wheel
ing, W. Va., and Rev. Wellington Fri
zelle, former presiding elder of the
Methodist church in this city. The re
mains will arrive in Rock Island to
morrow and interment will b made at
The funeral of August G. Fider,
whose death occurred Friday after
noon, was held from the home. 1110
Third avenue, this morning at 10
o'clock. Rev. H. W. Reed of the First
Baptist church officiating. Services
were private. Burial took place at
MAN LECTURED FOR
BEATING HIS SPOUSE
William 11. Fee, 613 Seventeenth
street, was arraigned iu police court
sue ot tvhlciTr as all KfStorlans agree,
the destinies of Europe and perhaps of
the whole human race depended.
It is almost certain that if the genius
of Musa had replaced the incompetence
of the half dozen tribal leaders whose'
disseusions made victorv impossible
this morning charged ' with drunken-1 the forces of Islam would have Joined
I';.3ti regalni. t consciousness, the spent Minday at the home of her par- to democrats of Macoupin county at I ternoon.
mutilated Indivi 'jal wished to se-k p,1,s. Mr. and 'Mrs. James Bahen, 56 a picnic and barbacue at Medora.
redress thniuh i use of a pocket Twenty-second street. Saturday afternoon he will speak in ' ms.
OM' K HKKIHI).
ness and wife-beating. Justice C. J.
Schroeder after lecturing him severe
ly, suspended a fine of $200 and costs
Fee is a tinner by trade and ordinar
ily is a good worker and provider for
his family. Thursday afternoon, bow
ever, he went down to an island in the
river below the Crescent bridge and
had such a pleasant time with his
friends that he forgot to return home
until Saturday evening. When be
did put in an appearance, he proceed
ed to batter down the doors and to
make trouble generally, striking and
abusing his wife.
FOR ROCK ISLAND
May, Pearl and Bernice Williams,
Island has seen
year is shown b
knife, lut a baleful in re from bis as
sailant squelched al. desire for re-
ei:ge ana he Deat an l, nomo'iious re- having visited relatives
Teat. I Kentucky and Missouri.
Waiter Tavlor returned this mom-
(ii ironi a two weexs vacation trip
Word has een received in the city of ;Anna York alld May "Spncamp. the
FALLS ON PITCHFORK
INJURIES PROVE FTAL
Losing his balance and falling i rm
the top of a haystack onto an uptu. -
ed pitchfork, which pierced him In th.ter left today on a two weeks' vaca-
abdomen, ear-old John C. Conroy,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Hartley Conroy,
S'i Swlts street. Davenport, was fa
tally injured Friday afternoon, and
died at Mercy hospital this morning.
The areirient occurred at the farm
of an aunt, one-ha'.f mile south of
Grafton and will be taken by motor
boat to tast St. Louis where he will j the death of Mrs. ncar Ktaffrrf t five women arrested Saturday evening
Indiana, ! be ,ne Sllest at a banquet given by j her home In LaSalle, III., Saturday aft- ' in Bert Duprez s cafe, by Officers Kln-
aireriernoon at A o clock. Death was due r-.,v.v :i.,Ur, r,,t c.in.i
to a complication of diseases. Mrs i i i ,-u-
olaffr,, UA ,. : , , ' were given a hearing early this niom-
. '-.mi U no" ut-u in iui in-ariv a year. ' .-
. . : in
fact that 123 water permits have been
hands from the west to the east and
Inclosed Europe in their granjv Lon
Animals That Are Always Enemies.
Many animals are horn with an in
herent antipathy for other animals.
The excessive fear shown by young
ntbbits which for the first time smell a
ferret and of young turkeys which
hear the shrill cry of a hawk they
Unve never heard or seen before are
proved examples of the strength of
these instinctive antipathies. Rut the
case of the weasel and rat is. perhaps,
more to be noticed because of the
greater equality of the antagonists.
The feud is so hitter that a meetiug be
tween them almost certainly mean
death to one or both. Friendships are
not uncommon between the cat and dojf
and Imve been known between a dog
and wolf, but the mutual attitude of
the weasel and rat Is Invariably war
war that is wageil to the death.
Julia F.d wards, who has been
visitiru at the home of Dr. J. R. Hol
lowbush. returned to her home in
Warsaw. HI. this morning '
Mr. Charles T. Harris and daugh ! BREAKS HIS NECK IN
the St. Clair county democrats,
which a big political rally, formally ;
opening the campaign in St. Clair j
county, w ill be held. !
ion trip to the lower end of the coun- ;
FALL FROM A LADDER
a well known
resided south of
life, was in-
Harris follows tomorrow
. ; John ildermuth
.,p. , T farmer who had
w V O n 'J Q 1 1 I 4J t A t I I fhi. I b .
una JUCV JT-lLlilif-u 11(1111 M . . .. . .
viir ut .h- d i ,. nampton nearly all his
Mnrt.n .v.. VJ1 , k "Vstantly killed at 11 o'clock this morn-
l.lnaen. i es tomorrow on a busi- , , i , ,, , .
re,, trip tcNw York citv ' be MI off a ,a,lder and broke
' his ii'ck. He was working on his
"" --Marm -e r erris, w no w as ruimrm
She was born and raised in Rock Is
land and was well known here. She i
was married to Dr. Oscar Stafford in I
ing and each received fines of ', and
I costs for disorderly conduct. The ar
rests were made as a result of an as
sault upon one of four youths who vis-
; it ed the place Friday evening.
Jonas Bear. This means that practi- heli
cally that many new buildings have 7
been started or completed thus far I Training
this summer. This is far from an un- 1 Bf.0i
satisfactory showing. .
Why does she always drew In
Belle She's In training. Nell -
for wlmt? Relle-Well. yon
iiiiirried nn octogenarian.
A DYED BEARD.
when the unfortunate accident
ofcurred. Mr. Wildermuth was 63
years old. oroner J. F. Rose conduct
ed a ninquest this afternoon.
For Your Son or Dauber ?,
centlv operate, on at St Anthnnva!
hospital, and whu has been convales
cing at the home c Dr. J. R. Hollow
bush, returned to h r home In Car
thage, ill. today.
The Misses Mollie an' Katherine
Otto. Gertrude Ktzel and .hel Hart
man left for a two weeks' t.p in the
eBBfc, nopprng at mcago. Detroit. , Rock Isal)d Moose met.t tonjgbt jn
Niagra Falls. Toronto, CanadaXand ; their Iodg(. rooro8 in lhe niinois thea
the Thousand Islands. tre buil(iillg. A, the rMult of the work
Frank Wilson, proprietor of the of National Organizer B. F. Fay of the
son lunch counter, at the rear of the order. assisted by local lodge officials
,C. Benson feed store on Seventeenth
Buy only a Kimball Player Piano!
This does away with a long course
of music lessons and hour of prac
tice, and from the moment it 1 placed
in your home, they can entertain-both
tbe'.r friends and yourself with music
to suit the occasion.
avd members, a class of candidates I
reet. was stricken with convulsions ; for membership will be nrenared for 1
at 1 o'clock this afternoon and remov- initiatrm into the organization. The
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iv 1, auiudb) i uwy.iiu. nis con-1 javenpo.- aegree team win put on
opened Wednesday and a large
class of students has enrolled.
New students can commence at
any time ard five more free
sewing ticke's will be given
away. A large evening class has
been organized and is held every
evening from 7 to 3, except Sat
urday. The school is held at
901 21st Street
Every day of the week from v
8:30 to 12; 1:30 tu 5. I
John Daily was picked up in the 1
Rock Island yards Friday evening in ;
a helpless condition and taken to the
station. When given a hearing this
morning on a charge of drunkenness,
he received $50 and costs. Daily
claims to have been employed in Dav
enport. A man giving his name as A. Horn
It Probably Changsd the History of the
Whols Human Rac.
The most striking case in history of
the importance of trifles U furnished
by the story of Musa. the leader of
the Moslem host which won from j
Christendom in three nnd a half years 1
dominions which it took the soldiers of
the cross twenty generations to win
back. He had a red beard. This was
a trifle. j
Musa, though a very great general, :
rifted into town Saturday and wasi was a very vain initti. and he dyed hi
j trying to mooch money to buy drinks.! beard black. This was another trifle.
He was fined $30 and costs for vag-1 One of his captains chaffed him on the
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ImHllIP. BUUJCTf, CllJ'i -lUK?t I'llllinilll I'UH 111111
rancy and sent to the countv
John Conwell, picked up by Officer
Furlong, was fined $2o and costs for
disorderly conduct. Marion Manley
arrested by OtfUer Frankhouser was
; driven the same.
jj ' Wilbur Jones was fined $1 and costs
the work connection with the ini-
; dition ie critical
1 Mr. and Mrs C.
South Heights and Miss Henrietta r : .
Sherrard of Reynolds leave tomorrow1 -iC'r
morning for a three weeks' visit at . , '
! Yellowstone jark. Denver and Colo-
Space does not permit ns to tell rado Spring.. They will also
you of the wonderful tone of the Kim-i with relatives in Kansas. Neb.
Miss Hilda Norrman
ball Player, but we can say cordially,;
Come in and hear it at our ware
rooms. Bowlby's Music House
Opposite Illinois Theatre
Fred Thomas, who resigned his po
sition as assistant to F. H. Plummer,
when the city ticket office w as re
moved to the Twentieth street depot,
left yesterday for Denver, where he
expects to visit. From there he will
proceed to Salt Iake city, and thence
Be sure and take a bortle of Cham-'
berlain'a Colic, Cholera ana Diarrhoea i
Remedy w ith you when staging on ;
your trip th, summer. It canot be
cbtained on board the train or
.reamers. Changes of water and eji-1
mate often cause sudden attacks ot
diarrhoea and it is best to be prepared1
Sold by all druggists. 1
and Chicago Irntal company
har moved from SpeideTs
drug store to
Mitchell S Lyndc M&P
over State bank.
17th ftt. and 2d Ave.
for drunkenness. He was arrested by
Saw Dust Fire in West End.
The No. 2 fire men were called out
at 8:30 this morning to fight a saw
dust fire in the west end of town near
the railroad tracks. There was no
damage, and the blaze was extinguish
ed in about a half hour.
stripped and scourged. For this, at
the very height of his conquering ca
reer. Musa was recalled by the caliph
and disgraced. Thl-j made if impossi
ble for him to command the Moslem
arnir at the battle f T;urs. on the 1-
Oxy-aeetylene welding and cutting.
All kinds of broken machinery weld
1 et', such as steel, cast steel, irou, cast
iroh, brass, bronze, copper and alum
inum. We make a specialty of this
work, all work guaranteed or money
lefunded. We do good work at a rea
FHCNE NORTH 3985-L
520 West Second street.
Chicago, Aug. 5.- Irwin, Shepard or
Winona, secretary of the National Ed
ucation association, resigned his of-
BETWEEN ST. LOUIS AND ST; PAUL.
Steamer "Quincy" leaves Rock Ialand for Ft. Paul at 2 p. m . July SI, Aug".
10. 20 and 34. For St. Louis. 12:30 p. m. July 2. Au h. lf 2'..
Steanir "St. Paul" leaven Rork Isanij f r Ft Paul at 2 p. m.. Aug:. 5, IS
and 2. For St. Louts. Aug:. 10. 20 und SO, at 12 3'J P :n.
Eueclal low fares for round trio. K.r lllutftraK-u folcers. time carus. re-
fice. and Durand Springer of Detroit j ervations and rates, addrens
w as appointed hia successor by the j STRECKFU8 STEAMBOAT LINE, St Louis, St Paul, or C. J. Mangan,
trustees. Agent; Rock Island, III. Telephone West 326.