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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1912.
General Sanders Dead. General
Addiaon IL Sandera, former Daven
port editor, pioneer settler and brave
veteran of the Civil war, ia dead. Hia
demise occurred Thursday afternoon
at the Iowa Soldiers' home at Mar
shalltown where he had resided
since IC. I. 1911. He was 69 years
old. Tor many years General San
ders was one of the picturesque fig
ures of Davenport. He came to Dav
enport In 1845 and is best, remember
ed through his connection with the
old Gazette, on which paper he served
many years as editor. He was one
of the bravent soldiers in the cause
of the preservation of the union and
for gallant service on many battle
fields waa brevetted brigadier-general.
To Improve Levee. During
coming winter the ,evee improve
ment cominivbion expects to work out
a systematic plan for the Improve
ment of the river front from city lim
Ht to city limits. It Is hoped that, a
river front drive can be made a fea-
the theft of about 250 fountain pens,
the entire stock being practically
cleaned out. It was evident that the
burglars worked hastily because of
the fact that fountain pens were scat
tered over the floor In their wake.
Nothing else was noted stolen when
the stock was looked over this morn
ing. At the Owl drug store, the
thieves entered by rear door
which they forced with a heavy in
strument. The same methods wer
used here and about $100 worth of
pens was taken. Nothing else was
missed when a cursory inventory was
taken of the stock today. The loss
at the Crescent meat, market la not
known as present. The robber at
tacked the safe and when they could
not open It, broke off the combina
tion. It is not thought that they se
cured anything beyond a little change
left in the cash register.
learn details of an alleged plot to dyn
amite the state penitentiary, as well
as the recent alleged attempt to burn
the prison binder twine plant It is
said several prisoners were eecretly
removed to Detroit to be examined as
to any possible connection with the
Jail for Chauffeur. Willie Smith.
tne I chauffeur and Joy rider, today Sits In
a cell at the county jail reviewing the
many Joy rides he had taken during
the pa&t few months and at the same
time contemplating the Joys of 30 days
hard work on the stone pile. Willie
Smith, who Is of a dark hue, was a
ture of the plana that are being work- real bon vlvant an(J raconteur among
ed out. In this work the commission
is highly gratified to have the asulstr
ance of W. H. Kimball as consulting
engineer. The commission had the
preparation of such plans In mind and
approached Mr. Kimball with the in
tention of securing his assistance, ex
pecting to pay him for the same. The
members of the board were naturally
gratified, as the public also will be. at
Mr. Kimba'.l's reply that be would be
glad to be of service, and that such
help as he could give as consulting en
gineer he would be glad to extend
without charge to the city.
Burglars At Work. Three burglar
ies were perpetrated in the city
Thursday night in which property to
the value of $700 was taken. The
stores entered were: Schlegel's drug
store, 220 West Second street, loss
$600; Owl drug atore. Third and Har-
rlaon etj-eeta, loss $100: Crescent meat
market, i22 West Sec ond street, Iofb
unknown. Kutrance Into the three
places waa effected by the breaking In
of the rear doors of the stores. At the
Schlegel drug store, the robbers broke
in the back door with a heavy in
strument, presumably a crowbar, and
tho climbed through the aperture. In
side the store, although search for
money wan made and resulted In the
burglars securing about $10 lu change
which had bn left in the two cash
the seminary department of his race
whl!e the leaves were still on the
trees and the breezes had not yet
been touched by Boreas. His nightly
rides were a treat that were looked
forward to with much fluttering
among the fair sex. Willie did not
care for expenses either, and the oil
he burned caused the garage bill to as
sume the proportions of a cafe ex
pense list In New York. The car, by
the way, was owned by Frank Snell,
and was kept in his garage. Willie,
who is versed In the art of shifting
levers, put on high speed when he dis
covered the Snell Car alone and un
guarded In its little enclosure some
weeks ago, and has been traveling on
this gear since. With the dawn of
each morning after a beautiful star
light night before, it was noticed that
the car bore unmistakable marks of
having been used. Repeated offenses
against the machine were climaxed
by the application of chains which
were not removed from the tires.
and a large spattering of mud, caus
ed an investigation to be made. The
result was the arrest of Smith. He
did not deny the charges and a 30
days' sentence being satisfactory to
all concerned but Willi, ends the
case for the time being, at least.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Grant and
daughter Edna were callers in this vi
Mrs. John Lawson and daughters
Esther and Agnes and Fred Lawson'i
family were the guests of Gust Law
Mrs. Sadie Cowley of Mollne and
Mrs. Effle Buck of Geneseo spent a
few days last week with relatives
Grandma Sharp haa been very 111
the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dnnsmore Mre
week-end visitors at the O. L. Miller
Mrs. Carr, a missionary lecturer
from Monmouth gave an address at
the Homestead church on missionary
Mrs. G. Li. Miller entertained a com'
pany of old soldiers and their families
on Saturday in honor of her father.
O. W. Brick. Mr. Brick Is 79 years
old and will soon start to BlloxL Miss.,
to spend the winter.
The Christian Endeavor society
Hallowe'en social at the Charles
Johnson home Friday was attended ty
ever 100. Game appropriate were
played. Mrs. F. C. Killing and Mrs.
James Spargo won prizes In the guess
ing contest. A lunch of doughnuts,
pumpkin pie and coffee was served.
A fine program was carried out at
the Huston school house Saturday
night. The teacher. Miss Jessie Kerr,
deserve great credit, as do the chil
dren, for their parts. A fine lunch
was served and about $16 realized.
Mr. and Mrs. William Tennant, Sr.,
left Tuesday to Bpend the winter
months in Chicago.
Jackson, Mich. Operatives of a de
tective agency, disguised as convicts,
registers. The main loss in Oils place (have been working for some time to
Good Nature May Be Costly,
"Don't look so glum, illkerton.
cheery wurda. They cost nothing.
"Cost nothing! If I sneak ten cheery
words to my wife she asks me for
fie trespasses against his duty who
sleeps upou his watch as well as be
Ibat goea over to the enemy. Bnrke.
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Standplpe Finished. A standpipe
with 600,000 gallons capacity, part of
the East Mollne waterworks system,
haB been completed at a cost of $16,
900 by the Chicago Bridge and Iron
company and is being tested out If
satisfactory it will be officially ac
cepted by the city and will then be
painted. Four days time will be re
quired to fill the tank. The tank now
in service has a capacity for 100,000
gallons and the supply tor East Mo
line will be considerably augmented
when the new tank Is In service. A
new pump Is being Installed in the
waterworks, one that is capable of
forcing 750 gallons a minute through
mains of the city.
Accepts Ordinance "We Intend to
commence work in Mollne just as
soon as materials arrive," Is the state
ment made by J. F. Porter, president
of the Trl-City Railway company. As
soon as result of the referendum vote
on the two special franchise ordi
nances providing for the elimination
of the Twenty-third street crossing on
the intemrban route and the con
struction of the new Fourth and Sev-
etth street line was made' known.
Mayor M. R. Carlson gave formal not
ification of the fact to the public utll-
lties corporation. The company in
turn has given information that on its
part it agrees to the terms of the or
dinance at once, although It is given
9C days' time In which to Ce" an ac
School Boy Hurt. While &i play in
the Irving school yard, the 7-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. John Herstedt,
1158 Twelfth avenue, fell and broke
the bone in his right arm above the
Night School Grows. Enrollment
in the night school for foreigners has
within the last week increased from
158 to 186 and. there is good reason
to believe that at least 200 will be
taking instruction before winter is
UBhered in. Not much is being said
about the school by those most lm
mediately concerned for the reason
that they are busily engaged in
achievement rather than In advertise
ment. Speaking of the work of this
branch of the public school system
Superintendent C. H. Maxson said
"It is worth the time of any student
of human nature as well as of educa
tional affairs to make a visit to" the
different rooms that are being used
in the Irving building and see the pu
pils of such varying age and nation
ality earnestly engaged In making of
themselves more intelligent and use
ful citizens, to note the contrast In at
mosphere of the rooms, in manners
and In physical and Intellectual ap
pearance between rooms occupied by
the pupils Just starting and those who
have pursued the studies for a few
Obituary Record. Word of the
death of Miss Mabel, daughter of Mr.
tnd Mrs. W. W. Pearsall, carries sor
row Into many homes. Death occur
red at 11 o'clock Thursday night at
the family home with tuberculosis,
v.lth which she had suffered for three
years. She was born in Port Byron
March 19, 1889, and was graduated
from the Port Byron high school In
1906. Surviving are the parents, five
sisters and two brothers: Mrs. Clar
ence Tllbrook of Port Byron, Mrs,
John Oormley of Denver, Mrs. Otto
Peterson of Watertown, R. L. and
Philip of Watertown. Ethel and Mary
Sunday with Mrs. J. A. Lambert of
Quito a number of ladles and gen
tlemen surprised John Benson at his
home on Second street Saturday
night. The ladies served an oyster
sapper. A parse of money was given
Mr. Benson to purchase his own gift.
A Jolly good time la reported.
A Beat surprise was given Mrs.
Amelia Meeska at her home on Mon
day afternoon. In honor of her 69th
birthday anniversary, by the ladies.
A very enjoyable time was Bpent The
ladies had prepared a fine buffet
lunch. Many presents were left the
hostess and also a purse of money for
her to select her own gift from.
Mrs. Clarence Mitten and brother
Elmert Belowskl were Mollne busi
ness caller Wednesday.
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The Misses Violet and Marie Louise
Klmberly of Coaltown, 111., spent Sat
urday with their friend, Miss Ellen
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Rosemond and
little daughter were Mollne visitors
Mr. Mathews who Is superintend
ing the government work for R.
Phelps at Milan visited with Mr.
Phelps Wednesday. Mr, Phelps Is
confined to his bed by a seige of ty
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Kennedy and
son John, and Mrs. Ed Frary visited
with their brother Earl Kennedy at
the Mollne City hospital on Sunday.
Andrew O'Brien of Bar stow, 111,
waa a business caller here Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. John K ram beck and
son William of Rock Island, spent
Sunday with Mr. Krambeck's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Krambeck.
Officers for the Ladles' Aid society
were elected as follows President,
Mrs. Ed Frary; vice president, Mrs.
William Mitten; secretary, Mrs. R. J.
Phelps; treasurer, Mrs. Nellie Laugh-
ery and committee work, Mrs. W.
Lloyd, Mrs. Kennedy and Mrs. Wil
Mra. Walter Lloyd visited with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Depew
at Milan this week.
Mrs. Henry Krambeck and family of
Silvia, anent Sunday at John Fahl-
The Misses Myrtle and Nellie Flor
in and Miss Alice Fahlstrom from
Augustana college. Rock Island, spent
Sunday with home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Toung were
Mollne business callers Wednesday,
Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Holland spent
Jonas Westerlund of Cambridge was
calling on old friends Monday.
The first and second grades of the
Orion school gave a very pleasing en
tertainment In their-room Friday aft
Misses Emma Hanson and Cella
I-ock of Peoria returned to their
homes Sunday after a few days' visit
at the home of Mrs. Selma Hanson
and other relatives and friends.
The Ladles' Aid society of the M.
. church will meet with Mrs. J. S.
Peterson Nov. 14.
The Royal Neighbors are richer by
$41, the receipts of the supper served
Tuesday evening by them.
Gilbert Swanson of Orion won an
Excelsior motorcycle and a $5 gold
piece In the Mollne voting contest
Mrs. Andreen is again able to be up
and around after her operation for ap
Mrs. Fred Hafflund entertained the
Larkin club at her home Monday afternoon.
Miss Minnie Oostafson Is spending
this week with relatives in Peoria.
Miss Hilda Topper returned to her
home in Woodhull Wednesday after
an extended visit at the home of
Hugh Bambrrick of Jack eon v me
spent from Saturday until Tuesday
with home folks.
Miss Emma Ward is assisting in
the Times office this week.
Hans Sholt Is sick this week.
H. L. Bothwell and George Ander
son were in the tri-citles Tuesday.
Levi S. Heald of Davenport was in
Mrs. J. E. Mumma and son Max
were in Davenport. Saturday.
Mrs. William Keitering and daugh
ter Ruth went to Mollne Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. w. H. Rohrback were
visiting in Geneseo Sunday.
W. A. Bolles Is laid up this week
with the grip.
On last Thursday a third shift man
was added to the Burlington depot
force, in the person of J. W. Chap
man of Plymouth, 111., and the station
now has continuous service day and
George Smith of Geneseo was an Or
ion visitor Monday.
Stanley, the little son of Mr. and
Mrs. Ray Pearce, Is reported to be
Mrs. Charles Wayne of Reynolds
visited relatives the first part of the
Miss Alta Hickman is the new tele
The following program will be giv
en at the Mothers association meet
ing Wednesday afternoon Nov. 20.
"School Punishments" Miss Cox
Punishments in the Home"
Mrs. J. S. Peterson
Vocal solo ...Miss Wayne
"Child Hygiene" Dr. Andreen
Discussion of Plan of Work"
Class song. . ..Directed by Miss Swing
The Experience of Two Girl
Here Related For The
Benefit of Others.
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MADE THE CLERKS WORK.
A Senator Wanted Information and
Found a Way to Gat It.
"Congress makes lots of unnecessary
trouble for the government clerks,"
said a veteran employee, "but the
worst case I know of occurred some
years ago. A certain senator asked
the comptroller of -the currency to tell
him bow much stock a certain man
had In a national bank. Be wss in
formed that such information was re
garded as confidential and could hot be
" 'We'll see about that,' said the sen
ator, who was plainly disappointed and
"Several days later hs secured the
passage of a resolution calling upon
the secretary of the treasury to fur
nish the senate with the names and
holdings of the stockholders in all the
national banks in the country. Ha
really wanted to knew enly the inter
eat of one man la a bank, but he knew
that he couldn't get a reaolution of that
kind through the senate, so he includ
ed the stockholders la all national
"It took the satire force of ths comp
troller's office several weeks to pre
pare the Information, and whe It
reached the senate nobody paid any at
tention to It except the author of the
resolution, and be merely looked at ths
mass of pa para only long enough to
see about the man he was after and
then tossed the papers aside. It was
an lmmenae lot of work for nothing.''
land, Staten Island. Hart's Island. City,
Island. Hiker's Island, North Brother
Islaud. South Island, Black well's Is
land, Randall's Island, Ward's Island,
Derrlan's Island, Oovernora Island,
Barren Island and Coney Island.
Many small ones In Jamaica bay have
large names. One Inland island. Mar
ble UIU, near Klngsbrtdge. has been
made by the government channel rut
through on the Liar tern river improve
ments. t 8adly Lacking.
I - "Did young Charlie Ooldle can oa
lyoa last night?" "Yes. He calls al
most every night" "That sounds se
rious. What sort of young man Is he
pretty intelligent?" "Intelligent! Why,
ay, he doesn't know enough to en
brace an opportunity." Cleveland
A Wonderful Toy.
Perhaps ths most wonderful toy la
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necessary to press a button to set the
whole marvelous machinery in motion.
The actors make their entry on the
stage and play their varied parts with
appropriate gesture, while a number ot
phonographs supply the vocal parts la
ths voices of the leading operatic sing-
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