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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1912.
LUCEY AND LEWIS
TALK AT ILLINOIS
TO A BIG CROWD
Remarkable Afternoon Meeting
in Eock Island.
CHAMP CLARK TONIGHT
Speaker to Be Heard aa Climax to a
Great Day for Party In
The great democratic rally In Rock
Island today was a triumphant success
In every particular. It began with
r.peTh"s at the Illinois theatre this
afternoon by P. J. Lucey of Streator,
democratic candidate for attorney gen
eral of Illinois, and Colonel James
Hamilton Lewis of Chicago, democrat
ic candidate for I'nltPd States senator,
and will conclude tonight with an ad
dress at the Illinois theatre by Speaker
Champ Clark of the lower house of con
gress. A fine crowd turned out at this af
ternoon's meeting at the Illinois thea
tre, hkh was attractively decorated
for the occasion, and waited patently
until past the appointed time for the
speeches to begin. The train bearing
Colonel Lewis and Mr. Lucey was late
in arriving from Chicago and it was
after 2 o'clock when the reception com
mittee that went to the Rock Island
station In automobiles arrived at the
New Harper with the distinguished
visitors. There a parade was hastily
formed", and. led by Bleuer'a band, pro
ceeded down Second avenue to the
The meeting was opened by a short
address by Albert Huber, secretary of
the Wilson Democratic club, who in
troduced M. J. McEnlry, secretary of
the county committee, as chairman of
the meeting. Mr. McEnlry In turn pre
sented P. J. Lucey as the first speaker.
Mr. Lucey dwelt on state Issues almost
entirely, analyzing the state platform
and paying a fine tribute to Judge
runne as the standard bearer in the
Colonel Lewis followed Mr. Lucey,
and at the conclusion of the meeting
Chairman McEnlry announced the com
ing of Speaker Champ Clark tonight,
and also the meeting in Davenport to
morrow night, when Senator Ollle
Jam Ih to ttpeak at the Btirtis, and
the meeting In Rock Island Thursday
evening of this week, when Governor
Thomas R. Marshall, democratic can
didal for vice president, !n to speak.
Tin' theatre was filled, both speakers
commetitfnK on the fact that It was a
reniarkaMe turn out for an afternoon
meeting. Hundreds came in from the
country, and a feature was the pres
ence of a large number of ladles in the
( I. ARK TO SPKtK TOn;lT.
Hon. Champ Clark, speaker of the
house of representatives, will speak at
the Illinois theatre at 8 o'clock this
evening. He speaks at Monmouth this
afternoon, coming to Rock Island on a
special car on the Rock Island South
ern and arriving at 6 o'clock. He will
be met by the reception committee of
the county committee and Wilson club
and escorted in automobiles to the
New Harper, where he will dine and
then, accompanied by Bleuer'a band
and the reception committee, will be
driven to the Illinois theatre.
Clyde H. Tavenner, democratic can
didate for congress, went to Monmouth
lust night to be present at the rally
there tolay and to accompany Speak
er Clark to Rock Island.
Colonel Iewis and Mr. Lucey went
to Monmouth after this afternoon's
meeting to speak there tonight.
OINTV COM M ITTI'F. MKKTS.
The democratic county committee
wet at democratic headquarters in the
Rock Island house at 11 o'clock this
morning. Dr. (J. F. Johnson, chairman,
presiding. There was a large attend
ance of members. The plans for to
day's rajly in which the committee Is
working in cooperation with the Wll
on cluh. were approved, and a
committee authorized to act with
a similar one from the Wilson
ifelC fJ ft.
competitors, who sell mostly on the in
Come in and look over our line be
fore you buy. We'll be glad to show you.
Allem Mvers & Company
club to arrange for the Marshall
meeting In Rock Island Thursday
evening. The chair named as the
' committee, M. J. McEnlry. C. C. Hub
I bart and John W. Linn. Reports from
! all parts of the county were of the
most encouraging nature, as regards
' the national, state, congressional, Judi
: clal and county ticket.
PH ILANTHROP I ST
IS NICELY STUNG
Police Magistrate C. J. Smith
Opens Up His Heart but Is
HELPS OUT OLD PRINTER
Dismisses Offender and Gives Him 25
Cents for Food Typist Has
An old printer, John Griffith, one
who has traveled the length and
breadth of this land, one who worked
at bis trade in Chicago before the fire,
and who was employed on local papers
40 years ago, was brought into the po
lice court this morning for raising a
disturbance. One James Kelly, a
moocher, solicited alms from ye olde
tyme printer, and upon receiving a re
fusal, vouchsafed the Information that
printers In general . were "no good
bums" and present company in par
ticular. With a cry of rage which could
be heard for eight blocks, Griffith an
nounced himself a battler from Battle
Creek, and started to clean up the city.
Both were arrested. Kelly was order
ed out of town, but Griffith lingered
long enough to gain the sympathy and
consolation of C. J. Smith, a brother
printer, and Incidentally 25 cents of
bis good money.
And thereby hangs a tale. When Grif
fith announced himself as a printer and
absolutely devoid of funds, the face of
Judge Smith relaxed and a broad and
kindly smile illumined his features.
Leniency was written on every angle
and curve of the magistrate's counte
nance. The two talked together for
about 15 minutes something In this
fashion: "Whatever became of Hal?"
"Hal? Why, he Is down In Indianapo
lis." "Did you know old Peg Leg?"
"Why, I hope so; Peggy and I used to
go to different schools together."
"Well! What do you know about that?"
Finally the judge faid: "Griffith. I
will dismiss you. Here is 23 cents. You
go next door and get a schoop and
some warm food in your stomach."
Thanking his honor profusely, the old
printer departed for Turner hall. Here
he invested the entire 25 cents in rum.
Still his thirst was not slaked, so reach
ing cautiously down into his sock, he
pulled out two nice, big, round silver
dollars, and laying them on the bar,
said: "I'll take a little more of that
squirrel, if you pleaee." And the Judge
says: "Never again."
LINCOLN SCHOOL PUPIL IS
HURT IN FOOTBALL GAME
In a football game at the Lincolu
school playground this morning. Mar
vln Tollauder. aged 14, was thrown
to the ground with such force as to
dislocate his right elbow. His face
white and drawn with pain the injur
ed lad was taken to his home at
Twentieth street and Eighth avenue,
where a physician attended to the in
Fractures Skull; Dies.
Elmer A. Skoglund fell down the
steps of his home, 413 Fifth avenue,
Mollne. Saturday afternoon when he
became dizzy and fractured his skull,
dying 12 hours later.
The socialists of Hock Island will
hold a meeting Tuesday evening. Oct.
15, at Second avenue and Seventeenth
street, fiock Island. A. Plotkin of
Chicago will be the main speaker.
(Signed). CHARLES BLOCK.
Modrte Man Dies Suddenly.
W. A. Asterlund of 1129 Twelfth
avenue. Mollne. died suddenly of
heart failure this morning at his home.
Jewel Stoves have
for QUALITY and STYLE,
and our prices are so low
that we are frequently
told we are from - $5
to $10 lower than our
BY OLD COLORS;
IS NOT MOOSER
However, He Would Like to
Stick on Both Tickets, He
(Special to The Arpit.)
Springfield, IU., Oct. 14. Charles J.
Searle of Rock Island, nominated by
the republicans and progressives for
congress In the Fourteenth district. In
response to the request made of him
by Secretary of State Doyle as to
which party he elected to stand on as a
candidate, replied today that he had
elected to run as a candidate on the
republican ticket. He made the re
quest, however, that should the su
preme court decide that the name of
a candidate may appear on two or
more places on the ballot that his
name should be placed on the pro
gressive ticket also.
Officers for the coming year were
elected Saturday evening by the mem
bers of the Tri-City Schoolmasters'
club as follows:
President C. H. Maxson, Mollne.
Secretary H. E. Downer, Daven
port. Treasurer A. J. Burton, Rock Is
land. The meeting was held at the Rock
Island club and some 44 members of
the organization were present. Fol
lowing the dinner, which came first on
the evening's program, was the busi
ness session, and then Dr. W. A. Jes
sup of the University of Illinois deliv
ered an address on educational meth
ods. A musical program ended the even
TOMORROW IS FIRST
Tomorrow is the first registration
day under the law and poll books will
be hung outside of the various polling
places throughout the city so that vot
ers may find whether or not their
names are on the list. If not. In order
to vote without being sworn in, a voter
must appear before the ludees on th
: second registration dav a week before
' the election, and have his name added
: to the list. By consulting the poll
books tomorrow, voters will avoid con
: slderable vexation which will other
, wise accompany their voting in No
Miss Eda Atkins, formerly of The
Argus staff, now or Freeport, is visit
ing in the city.
Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Doran. 1617
Twelfth avenue welcomed a baby boy
to their home yesterday.
E. J. Worden of Galesburg, super
intendent of the Galesburg division of
the Burlington road, is attending to
business matters in Rock Island to
day. H. T. Champa of Springfield, 111., ar
rived in the city tills morning for a
visit with relatives. He will go to
Kansas City before returning home.
Mrs. Frank Kratzer and Mrs. Mary
Gray of Chicago are visiting at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Yer
luiry, having been called here to at
tend the funeral of their brother
Joe Lane and James Kelly, knights
of the road, who were mooching on
the streets Saturday, were ordered
out of town this morning.
Jack Voss became Intoxicated Sat-
j urday night and fell to the sidewalk
j at Nineteenth street and Second ave
, nue, cutting a big gash in his head.
When he was taken to the station, he.
said his name was either Voss or Ker
rigan, he could not remember which.
This morning he was dismissed upon
promise to pay his doctor bill and behave.
George Gordon, arrested for obtain-'
lng money under false pretenses Sat-!
urday, settled with the complainant, '
August Gelger, and the latter dismiss-'
ed the charges. Gordon agreed to do
some electrical work for Geiger and
received $7 for supplies, and then fail
ed to do the work.
J. I Kelnms of Carbon Cliff, who
was charged with embeazlement, was
fined $10 and costs in Justice Clar
ence Schroeder's court Saturday after
noon, the charge being changed to
disorderly conduct. Kelums acted as
an agent for A. B. Hnggard of Daven
port In the clam shell buying game,
and irregularities were discovered in
Albert Hanna Starts Battle
When Wife's Folks Drop
in for a Visit.
TIRED OF BEING A HOST
Claims Too Much of a Good Thing and
Starts to Clean Out Place
In Jail Now.
Albert Hanna, 614 Michigan ave
nue. South Rock Island, does not
cherish any never dying or perpetual
affection for his wife's relations. In
fact, every time any representatives
from his wife's branch of the family
tree ring the front door be'.l and smil
ingly announce that they have decid
ed to board and room there for the
day, Albert begins to see red and his
angry passions are aroused. Saturday
night, Albert dabbled to excess with
the grape and on the Sabbath day
was still feeling care free and exub
erant IRE IS AROCSED.
About 3 o'clock in the afternoon
Mrs. Hanna's brother and wife de
scended upon the manor house for
another visit. At that time, Al was
reclining upon the sofe, but no soon
er did he hear the familiar voices of
the dear relatives, than he leaped from
the sofa, so angry that he was breath
ing through his nose. Employing no
tact or diplomacy, the irate hu6band
harshly announced his intentions of
forcibly ejecting the intruders and be
gan to smash up the furniture to loos
en up the kinks in his muscles. The
relatives complained to the police and
Hanna was incarcerated in the cotmty
bastlle. This morning he was given
10 days for disorderly conduct.
nmxK TnE catse.
According to Mrs. Hanna's s'iqjt,
her husband has worked but four days
in the past two weeks. When he Is
drinking, he becomes abusive and has
repeatedly threatened the lives of
his wife and five babies. When he is
sober, he is a changed man, but when
drink gets the best of him he becomes
With tears in his eyes, Hanna plftd
for a chance this morning and promis
ed never to touch liquor again. The
Judge told him he had a punishment
coming and 10 days would give him a
chance to frame up some good reso
lutions. MUNICIPAL COURT
TO BE DISCUSSED
"The Establishment of a Municipal
Court in Rock Tsland" is the subject
to be discussed at a general meeting
of the Men's Federation of Rock Is
land at Memorial Christian church,
Fifteenth street and Third avenue,
next Friday evening. Supper wi:i be
served at 0:30 by the ladies' Aid so
ciety of the church and the men's
meeting will follow. Judge R. V. Olm
sted will lead the discussion in favor
of a municipal court for the city. Spe
cial invitations to be present are to
be extended to the members of the
Rock Island County Bar association
and the Fifty Thousand club. The
federation, which is non-partisan and
non-political, now has a membership
of 700, representing 15 local organiza
YKRBIRY FI XER Al,.
Funeral services for Charles W. Ter-
bury, were conducted Sunday after-1
noon at 2:30 o'clock by Rev. W. S.
Marquis, assisted by Rev. W. G. Ogle
vee. A quartet composed of Rev. and
Mrs. W. S. Marquis, Rev. W. G. Ogle
vee and Rosabelle Stewart, rendered,
"Under His Wing," and "Jesus Lover
of My Soul" at the home.
The pallbearers were Wert Taylor,
O'.af Atkinson, Henry Kramer, George
Buckner, Spencer Mattison and W. H.
McConochie. Interment was made in j
Orion. 111., Oct. 14. Mrs. Brodine of'
this city who had been In Augustana!
hospital at Chicago for the past three
week's following a serious operation.!
died there yesterday morning about 9
o'clock. The remains were brought
to Orion yesterday morning aid fu
neral services will be held a?, the
Swedish Lutheran cemetery.
He who has truth in his heart need
never fear the want of persuasla
his tongue. Rustic.
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75 CENTS MONTH
SCHOOL BOARD IN
Directors Meet and Consider
Matters Relative to Present
ORDER ONE NEW ENGINE
Vill Be Used at Lincoln Structure in
Connection With the Fan Ven
The board of education met Satur
day afternoon, the session being given
over largely to questions of the school
house constructions which are going
one at present. An inquiry was re
ceived from the firm of Lewis & Kitch
en, heating engineers, who have the
contract for installing a central heat
ing plant in the new Manual Arst
building, to heat the three buildings,
the Manual Arts building, the high
school, and the Lincoln school, with
reference to installing a new engine
in the Lincoln school, in connection
with the fan system. They stated
that they could not guarantee that
the old engine which is now in use
could do the work and so the firm was
authorized to install the new engine,
according to the original plans and
WAXT niil.niNG FIMSHF.D.
The attention of the board was call
ed to details which are still incom
plete in the new Audubon building.
The board authorized Superintendent
H. B. Hayden to confer with the archi
tect and contractors aDd to request
their immediate attention to the mat
ters referred to.
The need of new wall maps, which
are used in the grade schools of the
city wa9 called to the attention of the
board also. It was said that as the
maps had been in use for a long time
they are considered out of date and
worn out. The supply committee was
authorized to look into the matter and
report to the board at a later meet
ing. CRAVO9 REPLACE WATER COLORS.
Miss Dean, supervisor of the free
hand drawing In the schools, recom
mended that in place of the water col
ors, which have been used heretofore,
colored crayons should be used In the
first and second grades. This recom
mendation was approved by the board
and also referred to the committee of
supply. A report from the building
committee was read, showing that
shades had been ipbt&Iled in the Au
dubon building at a cost of $51.30. The
action was approved.
Al THORIXE A LIGHTS.
On cloudy days In certain rooms of
the high school it is exceedingly dark
and the attention of the board was call
ed to this fact, also that more gas
Get only the Genuine Welsbach
Some dealers, to profit by our campaign for better light, are
selling an inferior gas lamp which they call the Cottage arc. It
is not the genuine WELSBACH Cottage arc, nor as good in
The sterling worth .ejf our WELSBACH Cottage Arc is prov
en by the fact that we4re replacing nearly a hundred cheap
limps a day with our WELSBACH Cottage Arc. That a cheap
imitation of the WELSBACH Cottage Arc should so soon be
brought into the field is only another proof of the WELSBACH
Cottage Arc's superiority.
Learn The Truth About Gas Lights
Don't believe in unsupported claims. Get the facts. Learn
why the WELSBACH Cottage Arc insures dependable service.
If you want a brilliant, dependable light that is durable buy
the genuine WELSBACH Cottage Arc. s.
Ask For a Three Month's Guarantee
On the cheap imitation of the Cottage Arc and see what you
Watch For The
COTTAGE ARC MAN
fixtures are needed In the rooms so
darkened. The board authorized the
supply committee to procure gas flit
ures to furnish the necessary artificial
light. The contract for the lighting
fixtures for the manual arts building
was let to the Electrical Construction
& Machinery company, on their bid
filed some time ago. A boiler Inspec
tion report, that. the three new boilers
being installed In the manual arts
building are up to the standard re
quired. 2ND AUTO PRIZE
TO MRS. SWEENEY
(Special to The Argus.)
Springfield, III., Oct. 14 In the auto
tour contest going to the state fair
last week the first prize in tour No. 3
was won by Ira Dodson of Joy. The
second prize went to Mrs. W. J. Swee
ney of Rock Island and the third prize
to Dr. B. E. Jones of Rock Island.
Dr. and Mrs. B. E. Jones and Mr.
and Mrs. W. J. Sweeney have return
ed from Springfield, having taken the
trip by auto, entering the competitions
arranged by the management of the !
state fair. Mr. Sweeney drove his'
car the entire distance both ways, and I
Dr. Jones was in a fair way of doing
nxewise uniu ovenatien ty a ueime
at Pekln Friday night. He left his
car there and came the remainder of
the way by train.
Thackeray and Colonel Newcemt.
Mr. I,ouls Meivilji; tells a i-baiacter-lstic
story of Thackeray's fondness for
bis greatest hero. "It was outside
'Evan's,'" he writes, "that Lowell,
being on a vlsi to London, met the
novelist looking so haggnrd and worn
that he aoked If he were ill. 'Come In
side, and I'll tell you all about if said
the latter. 'I have killed the colftnel.'
At a table In a quiet corner Tha keray
took the manuscript from Lis pocket
and read the chapter that records
the death of Colonel Newoome. When
be came to the end the tears that had
been swelling his lids trickled down
bis face, and the last word was al
most an Inarticulate sob." Indon
Pretty High Hilts.
A distinguished astronomer onv
took the trouble to measure in several
paintings the size of the moon and to
deduce from It the height of the moun
tains shown in the same picture. He
found that the average height of the
bills was about forty-three miles, while
one giant peak rained Its bead more
than hundred miles above sen level.
Turner, who was one of the greatest
masters of landscape composition and
coloring, frequently exaggerates the
height of bis bills with the intention of
conferring upon them a majesty which
otherwise they would not possess.
All the news all the time The.
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ENSIGN DIES AT
Butler of the Rhode Island Is
Sucked Under Vessel by
New York, Oct. 14. Ensign Andea
Hailey Butler. N. S. N.. was drowned
in the Hudson river yesterday while
leturning with three fellow officers
to his post on the battleship Rhode Is
land, in the line of the great Atlantic
armada at anchor here for presiden
In another accident, on the river six
sailors from the battleship Maine res
cued 11 persons from drowning.
It is estimated that 200,000 sight
seers, many attracted from remote
sections of the country, boarded the
larger ships of the fleet and that more
than 1.5D0.U00 persons viewed the fleet
from shore during the day and last
evening, when the ships were again
The accident in which Ensign But
ler lost his life was one which his
fellow officers found hard tx explain.
He and his party had passed the night
in the city and were on the wav buck
to the ship in a small private launch.
The little boat was making headway
with difficulty against the strong
tide, and when still 50 feet from the
battleship young Butler was seen to
step out from beneath the canopy
and walk into the water.
It is believed he thought mistakenly
that the launch had a sort of running
board outnlile the canopy, a naval
launches have, and that he Intended
to sfpp on this to make preparations
for the landing.
The strong tide carried him down
and under the battleship. One of his
companions dived for hirn, but waa
unable to reach him and was rescued
Butler was 23 years old. He waa
appointed to Annapolis from Louisi
ana and was graduated last year.
The rescue in which the pallors
from the battleship Maine figured as
heroes occurred when a small launch
In which Bernard Bauer and his fam
ily and friends were visiting the ship
was cut squarely in two by the sharp
bow of the bigger steam launch Vixen,
and the occupants of the small craft.
Including seven men and four women,
were thrown into the river. The lit
tie launch foundered almost Immedi
ately. . I
Six sailors from the Maine were onf
the Vixen, and they were the firat to
plunge over the side to the reacu of
the women. AH hands were taken j
Doctor What made that mnle kirk
you? Patient-I may look foolish, bnt
I am not fool enough to go back and
ask aim. Toledo Blade,