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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1912.
TWO PROMINENT ENGLISH LABOR LEADERS""
NOW MAKING TOUR OF UNITED STATES
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Eleven Arres'.ed for Caming. Elev
en foreigners were placed under tr-!
rest Sunday night in a raid which I
vat rnaJ upor. tae ccrree houre at !
207 East Socon'J street. The raid look '
place shortly after the midnight hour i
while tjc plar f ci filled with '
tho old haoiiu'B of t.he plac. 'A'hi-a j
the officers descended upon tho coffe
house they fitind h inmates seated
a Timid the tabW and engseed in play- j
irig cards. Money was found on the j
tablH and thin v.:;h t.e cards was
conflsr utH' as evidence, j
No Inquest Over Body No iu.ust j
. ill b'.i he'd over th body of John!
I'.auer, thf man 'Alio snot himself Sat-J
urday f-citr.g. on account of tho
Shfrfint; tx-itii: a le?r cas of suicide.
.Although hfe (: no eyp wltnsss
to th- trat-nly. it is said that he had
arowd his intention of committing
th act several times previous to the
Settle Darrage Suit for $3,500. Au
thority of court has been granted for
the settlement of the big damage suit
of Mrs. Elizabeth Baker, administra
trix of the estate of George Baker,
vs. George II. lluntoon. Settlement
wil". be effected between the two par
ties in the sum of $3,5h(j. The case is
on which has been through the dis
trict and federal courts. Over a year
ago, Georae Baker, an aged man, was
struck and killed by the defendants
automobile at Second and Rock Island
streets. Suit was entered for the sum
of $26. for his death, and the case union in the world the Mine Work
was taken to the federal court after ers union of England, with 64.000
a verdict in the sum of 16,000 had been
returned in favor of the plaintiff. The
case was then taken to the Vnlted
V . -it
J. A. Seddon and Robert Smiley
New York, Dec. 10. Two great Eng- votes out of 670 for a minimum wage
lish '.abor leaders. Robert Smiley and I D111-
! The government s. bul was not, all
; we wanted, but it did give from 6
tents to 3 cents a day more wages to
! 1 "0,000 mine workers. Now our un-
J. A. Seddon, are now in America.
They came as British delegates to the
recent convention of the American Fed-
RtateB court and Judpe McPherson
reduced the verdict to $4,000. He held
that the evidence In the case war
ranted this reductkm. Judgment was
accord in uly entered in this amount.
The defenants in the district court of
fered full settlement in the sum of
$H.R00 and an order of court was
sought permitting the settlement.
Thieves Raid Throe Homes. Three
residences in the western part of the
city were broken into and robbed Sat
urday nlfrht and the thieves escaped
ith about, $1?0
eration of Labor, but they are linger-' ion is fighting to have the mines na
ing here for th purpose of studying ! tionalized. owned and operated by the
conditions in this country. j sovernment. for the general good in-
! stead of for the benefit of a favored
Smiley is president of the largest few And at tne game time the rai,.
way workers' union has gone on rec
ord as favoring government owner
ship of the railroads, and when these
two things are achieved we propose
to sell coal in all parts of England at,
the same price, just as the postofRce
carries mail, one mile cr a thousand
for the same charge.
"The American labor movement has
done well, considering the difficulties
Work Begun On Greek Church.
Work of building the new Greek Or
thodox church on Nineteenth street
between Seventh and Eighth avenues,
has commenced and plans of the local
congregation, which numbers close to
1,000 members, are t.o occupy the com
pleted structure for services before
the first of February. The building is,
to be of distinct Byzantine style of
architecture, constructed of pressed
brick, with asbestos shingles. The
cost complete will be $3,000. Original
intention of the church body was to
put up a frame building covered w-ith
stucco, but the city building depart
ment refused to grant a building per
mit on this bat is.
One Case of Contagion In City.
At the beginning of December there
was only one case of contagious dis
sease in the city of Moline, according
to the monthly report of Dr. Perry
H. Weasel, city physician. This is a
gratifying report in view of the rec
ord of November. During the last
month there were 24 cases reported to
the city physician, of which 14 were
diphtheria, seven typhoid fever, two
whooping cough and one measles. It
was shown that in the case of three ty
phoid fever patients city water was
used as a source of supply and that in
another case artesian water was pro
vided. Births in the city during Novem
ber numbered 32, 17 boys and 15 girls,
and deaths during the same period
members, the union that started the
general strike in Britain last April
that caused wore than three million
persons to quit their work. He has
heen a prominent, British labor ead
er for GO years and became an in
ternational figure as head of the min
"I believe general strikes are justi-;f mixed nationalities and various lan
fied. but enly as a last resort to gain ! Kuage?. The newer American move
decent conditions for the workers," ; n:e lt toward organization of unions by
says Smiley. "Our union wanted th ' industries instead of crafts is in the
government, to pass a minimum wr.p;e j right direction and you must come to
for mine workers. The government: that."
said that was e question it coild not Seddon is general organizer of the
touch. We struck. A million niino Retail Clerks' union of England, with
workers laid down their tools an J 1 130,000 members. As a socialist mem-
A Pure Cream of Tartar Powder
Dr. Wm. Sedgwick Saunders, Medical Officer of
Health of the City of London, Eng., was good
enough to say that a long and universal experience
has proved a cream of tartar powder the most effi
cient, safe and economical, making food which could
not be deleterious to the most delicate stomach.
In England the sate of baking powder
containing alum is absolutely prohibited.
WHEN BUYING BAKING POWDER, READ THE LABEL.
L 'l .
the lever which caused the hammer to by Mr. and Mrs. Alber Farm. Mr. and
drop. His home is at 722 Seventeenth j Mrs. Erickson left Wednesday evening
street. A. G. Doteman. residing at 311 j for & ghort visit ln chlcag0t af,or whk.h
rounn avenue, was sixuck oy a sireei.
two million members of olhir 1r.id" ber of thin British nnrliament he favor.
WOrth Of money and j f,,llr1r,H Tl,on tho mvcrnmBiil UH a minimum t arra llr, Jiwlo. tha
valuables. The firs, robbery reported , 1(araf.d that -minimum wages' is dis-i English retail clerks are among the
.1 f i'e efarTn,,nt wa ,hat of j ttnetly a question that it can touch I most unappreciated and poorly paid in
a k ui.ews secur- four day8 , pa88
u n.uuui t'j'i in money ana vaiuaDies
a minimum wage
Kill t Vi Tnn (rli no 11 lo mor.t Prortnim T
$39 of this being in cash and the ba.. the Btrlke we coyH ony muster 70
iiu-o in jrwriry. AT ine nomo or u.
II. Welsh, the thieves
England. His organization is agitating
the adoption of a minimum wage scale
and other legislation to improve conditions.
Put Lights Around City Hail. A
proposition was submitted yesterday
morning to the city commission by the
Tri-City Electric compaoiy relative to
the placing of ornamental lights
around the present city hall property
at Sixteenth street, and Fourth ave
nue. The company agrees to do all j of its path.
necessary wiring at a cost of bo cents
a front foot. If desired the company
will install the ornamental posts all
complete for $81 each. The city was
presented with a bill for $3,068.77
from Kenworthy & Kenworthy, Rock
Island attorneys who did service for
the city In the litigation with the Cen
tral Union Telephone company several
years ago, before the present admin
istration came into power. The tele
phone company reimbursed the city
in the sum of $4,000 for legal expens-
car Sunday morning at 11 o'clock as
it swung around the corner of Sev
enth street and Fourth avenue. The
car struck Dohlman's head, inflicting
a scalp wound and knocking him to
tho o-T-riiTlrt TVhlmnTi nnirl Via Was
' I , ' . ! T J r . 1 T .3
He thought j 111 re, iei r riunj lor .eiaup, mu
they will return to this city and make
their home on one of the Erickson
farms northwest of Aledo.
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. May of Billings,
Mont., who have been visiting relatives
standing near the track.
the car would not swing out so far
and so he made no effort to move out
Obituary Record. Bruno Vroman of
to visit before returning home.
Miss Andre Smick went to Galesburg
Miss Bertha Scannell, who has been
spending several weeks at Bowling
1630 Seventh street within 24 hours Green, Mo., returned home Thursday,
has been called on to mourn the death J Mrs. Thomas L. Bailey and little
of his wife and Infant son. The son I son went to Chicago Friday to spend
was born on Thursday and died Sat-a few days with Mr. Bailey.
urday. Mrs. Vroman's death occurred j Miss Floy Noble and Miss Zora Steel
at 7:30 Sunday evening at the city j were Rock Island visitors Friday.
Miss Lizzie Covemacher Mrs. C. R. Conn and little daughter
ea. Kenworthy & KenworUiy agreed i moved direct to this city, which had
to a settlement for $4,000 if payment been tne home since. Three children
w as no longer deferred. j were born to them, all of whom died
I in infancy. Beside the bereaved hus-
Hand Severed by Heavy Drop. band she leaves her parents In Bel-
was born in Belgiu,n, Sept. 20, 1882, of Keithsbnrg were guests Wednes
and there grew to' womanhood. She ', day at the home of Mrs. J. Y. Smith,
was married there to Bruno Vroman j The following officers were elected
Aug. 25, 1909. After the marriage they i by the Warren Sliedd Post, No. 202,
Sister Mary Colomba died yester
day morning at 11:40 o'clock at Mercy
hospital after a lingering illness. She
was aged 66 years. She was born in
Fine Remedy for
a Backward Child
bout by mcrans of the front, door and ' right of way being cleared for its trip o'clock yesterday morning at her
a skeleton key. They ransacked the her. The remains on their arrival in! Lome, 903 West. Second street, after
p!ace and escaped with about $l."jthis city were removed directly to i a lingering illness at the age of 66
worth of Jewelry and valuables. The j the Davenport crematorium, where in- years. The deceased was born, Feb.
third robbery occurred at the home of j c ineration took place at 11 o'c.oc k. j 6, 1S46, in A'ssen, Germany, coming
W. R Ray and the thieves entered in Mrs. Van Veckton was one of the most to the I'nited States when a young
the same manner as at the Welsh i prominent women in Cedar Rapids, be- j woman. She is survived by one son,
home. They secured about $45 worth ing one of the social leaders of that i George.
or valuables at this place. ! city. She was also extensively inter-
o ested in charitable institutions, being
Body Arrives On Special Train. on f the first women ln the city to
Accompanied bv 30 life-long friends 'advocate a home for friendless chil-
thf. body of Mrs. Emma Van Veckton, j aren- With hr assistance the home Ireland and was formerly Miss Mar-
wno died Dec. 4. at her home in Cedar i was Psnea torwara to cempieuon. g;jret O'Brien. Coming to America
Kaplds. arrived in Davenport yeter-!now beli known as "The Home for j ghe'entered the order of the Sisters of
day on board a special train. The ; tne Friendless." ' Mercy and has been at Mercy hos-
traln. which consisted of a baggage 0 ' pital for many years,
car and coach, was mude up in Cedar, Obituary Record. Mrs. Marie1 Following an illness of several
Rapids euriy yesterday morning, the t Christina. Sophia Blumer died at 8 ! cars' duration, Mrs. Mary" DeLoof!
' I Kiircomhei at 10 o'clock yesterday!
i:orning at the Mercy hospital to aj
j complication of diseases. The deceas-i
j ed was 55 years of age at the time j
of her death and is survived by the
husband. Altmonse; two sons, John
(and E. J. Deloof, and two daughters.
the Misses Mary and Rachael DeLoof,
all of West Liberty.
John Hoffman, aged 83 years, who
has been 111 at his home, three miles
from this city on the Jersey Ridge
road, died yesterday afternoon at j
12:30 o'cCock. He is survived by one j
i 6on. niiam Hoffman.
E. Hugo Schmidt, formerly city and J
townsnip assessor, a resident or Dav
enport since 1867, passed away at
11:15 o'clock Sunday evening, after
four weeks' illness at his home, 1312
West Third street, at the age or 65
years. The deceased was born May
29, 1847," in Hagen, Wesphalia, Ger
many, and came to the United States
with his parents when three years old.
Mr. Schmidt came west in 1867. In
! 1S70 he entered the employ of the
Davenport Stove foundry, working
j line, w here he worked a year. On re
t signing his position in Moline, he
taught school In the country near il-
' bertow a. His first, years of public life
! began in 1873, when he was named
I city and township assessor, which po
i sition he held until 1878. He was mar
j ried in 1881 to Miss Pauline Steinberg
In January, 190, Mr. Schmidt suf
fered a bad faL, fracturing his leg.
He was confined to his home for near
ly a year with the broken limb and
the same year retired from active
work. He is survived. In addition to
his wife, by three sens, Walter, Er-
While cleaning a dye in one of the
Deere shops at 8 a. m. yesterday Carl
Halvosen caught his left hand be
tween the dye and drop and so injur
ed it that it was necessary to ampu
tate the hand an inch above the wrist.
It was all but severed by the force of
the blow and was hanging by the skin
when released from the machine. The
young man was employed as a helper
in the factory and while the operator
of the drop was away he proceeded to
clean the machine. It is thought that
he was ignorant of the workings of
the machine and inadvertently pulled
giufn and one sister, Mrs. Richard
Mourisse of this city.
George Papaschicis wass buried
Sunday x forenoon in Riveride ceme
tery. He had been in this country on-
department of Illinois, to serve for
1913: Commander, C. C. Walter; sen
ior vice, Alvah Jay; junior vice, H. Mid
daugh; surgeon, W. A. Lorimer; offi
cer of the day, W. S. McCormick; offi
cer of guard, A. P. Iane; delegates,
M. C. Danford, J. W. Terry; aPernates,
Julius C. Wright, Joseph Pomeroy.
Professor L. Hognauer of the state
university will have charge of the boys'
ly a month when his death occurred, j classes in seed corn instruction and
Funeral services according to tho will serve as expert judge of corn at
Greek ritual were held in the Rose the extension school that will be held
&. Barnard chapeC at 10 o'clock with
the Rev. Sophronus Karapipperis officiating.
! ! ALEDO I
The first edition of the William and
Vashti year book. The Blllashti, is now
out and is being delivered. This book
treats of every phase of the college
Continue It for Only a Brief Period
and the Coed Results Wilt
A low ttat of the general health
Is now the accepted cause of back-'
wnrdness in children. o ln the case i
of a bnrkward child It is best to look
tcvards building up its health. It will
usually be found that the main trou-j
Me is in the food, in lack of assimi
lut'on and digestion. Hence care j
should be taken ln the kind of food !
given to the child. This, with plenty j
of air and exercyre, should bring about j
a change for fhe better. j
Watch the condition of the bowels, j
to note whether the waste Is being i
passed off or not, or whether it is '
beln, passed too freely. If either J
condition prevails give a small dose1
of that gentlest of all laxative-tonics, j
Dr Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin. Thcus
ands of mothers will testify to the(
wonders It has wrought In the lives
cf their own children and for that'
reason legions of families like those ' advantages that those who once use
of the parents of Melvln Babler. Van it forever after discard cathartics.
t.'3c v,1"1 1 and college life from the time of the
1 opening of William and Vashti un'il
". ; tho r'nue nf the school vear last June
The Billasbti is a very attractive book,
being printed on a fine quality of paper
aad contains several hundred half-tone j r
illustrations, besides much Interesting L
reading mat'er, consisting of poems l
n n r j-t Vi A nwtir.lAa ion trlhiitarl Kr tha i !.
in Aledo, beginning Dec. 14 He will
lecture each morning on corn Judging.
Tuesday morning he will also give a
short talk on oa's and will talk daily on
the subject of soy beans, clover, weeds
and Saturday on alfalfa. President
A. L. Duncan of the Mercer County
Short Course association has been out
working in the interest of the course
and encouraging the farmers of ad
joining counties to attend the extension
school at Alt-do. There will be two in
structors here under the direction of
the state school of household sciences.
Mrs. Anna Snyder of Joy spent Fri
day with her cousin, Mrs. Claude Aber
crombie. The Woman's Foreign Missionary
society of the methodist church held
a meeting at the home of Mrs. W. H.'
Holmes Thursday afternoon. The topic
for study was "The Chinese Woman."
Mrs. Mary Graves was leader.
Mrs. S. A. Wanzer of Ladora, Iowa,
who has been visiting here with Mrs.i
Newton Young, went to Joy Thursday!
to visit her mother, Mrs. Burns.
Mrs. C. A. Cooper of near Mlllers
burg went to Galesburg Friday.
H. II. Winger went to the Internation
al live stock show in Chicago Wednes
day. F. C. Connlngham went to Galesburg
Thursday to spend a few days.
Mrs. R. J. Bloomer went to Joy Fri
day to visit at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. James Bloomer.
Wednesday was Illinois day at the
Columbian club. The leader, Mrs.
Thede, was not able to be present and
Mrs. Whitham took her place. There
was a good attendance and the follow
ing program was given:
Leader Mrs. Whitham.
Famous Women of Today. Mrs.
Historic Places. Mrs. Ella Reynolds.
Scenic Beauty Near Home. Mrs.
Items of Interest of Illinois. Mrj.
Mrs. Reynolds' pap": on Starved
Rock was very interesting. Miss Daisy
Dean of Galesburg, who is visiting Mrs.
C. L. Gregory gave a very Interesting
and instructive talk on her civic work.
Mrs. M. E. Newhouse went to Ot
tumwa. Iowa, Thursday to visit rela
tives. Mrs. A. C. Sells entertained the Friv
olity club at her home Friday afternoon
In honor of her sister, Mrs. Griffln, who
is her gues'. Eight ladies were pres
ent and spent a very pleasant after
noon. Mrs. Vie Decker went to Woodhull
Saturday n rp im a few days with her
daughter, Mrs. Fred Close.
ft, rfv J Mrs. C. ,
t i. " "JK A Thursday.
,1 tf'? .VIV4 5 I Mrs. D 1
students. The binding is a maroon silk
basket weave and- the publication is a
! credit to the editors and students who
Mrs. A. F. Hunt of Alexis, who has
I heen visitine at the home of Mr. and i
--c - , ki
L. Gregory, returned home 1 E"
Dvce. Wis, and Mrs. Sarah E. Walk
4013 Summit street, Kansas City.
Vo., are never without It ln the house.
It is pleatant to the taste and so per
fictly safe that it is given to Infants,
ai-il yet is equally effective for grown
salts, pills and other coarse remedies.
for they are seldom advisable and
6liculd never be given to children.
If no member of your family has
e er used Syrup Pepsin and you would
like to make a personal trial of it be-
t ' V:i -"--"-
i ST-.. " -. v.,. v. '
i Hi sip
Prentiss of New Boston spent :
'.h'vV i r nuay wjiu iier purcuia, jir. aim .uru,
H. B. Eshbach.
.-iinla 411 1riit-1it coll It nnd th fore buvinf it in tho roiilar wav nf
rrice is only CO cents and $1 a bottle, j druggist, send your address a postal j':n C" and Herbrt H. Schmidt
the latter for families who need it will do to Dr. W. B. Caldwell, 413 '
j-cpularly. i W ashington. St, Montlcello. 111., and m His Tints.
Syrup Pepsin has no equal as aja free sample bottle will be mailed, "hen I last saw him Jaobs was
;ire for constipation, indigestion, bll-!ou. Results are always guaranteed reen with envy, yellow with Jealousy.
Icusness. headaches, sour stomach, I or money will refunded. ! "hite with fear r.nd rea with race."
r.ts on the stomach, liver trouble and 'er money" will be refunded. (Adver- "What a highly colored life his must
kludred complaints. It has so many 4 tisement-J
' ber Baitiniore American.
Builds You Up
Chester Abercromble and daughter, i
Mis3 Catherine, who have been making
an extended visit at the home of Mr. j
Abercromble's brother, J. H. Abercrom- i
bie, left for their home in ClaysvUle, j
Mrs. May Doss went to Geneva Fri- j
day to visit her daughter. j
Miss Helen Waespe went to New I
Boston Thursday to spend several days j
with Miss Tillie Herman. I
Mr. and Mrs. George Reynolds went !
to Galesburg Saturday to spend the
Mre . Minnie Hoilenback and son, Vir-1
gil, left Wednesday for Kansas City, (
Mo., where Virgil will attesd the Kan-1
sas City automobile school. Mrs. Holl- j
er.back will spend the winter there. ''
Clayton Bridgford returned from !
Chicago Friday. I
Mrs. A. C. Bridgford and 6ister, Miss '
Sophia Taylor of Woodhull, w ho have j
been visiting a: the Bridgford home j
iwent to Galesburg Friday. j
siimi nitfiliPB Pfl II I ' iml 1 1 III I T
DISEASED MEV WHO AHK WOStKIXG KVEIIY
tAV, WHO AHE NOT SICK EXOIC.H TO UK IS
IIEIJ, SHOtlU NOT WAIT INTII. SKKMCSS I.AVS
HEM IP. THEY SIIOLI.I) CO.SLI.T AT OX E
AN HONEST DOCTOR
Who Will Render Them High-Class S ervlce.
Thousands of young; anil old men can look ha' k at
their boyhood days or earlv ma nimnd wr. !i a rlli of
remorse. 15LCJUI and CHKONKJ Ul.SKAS.C.S ita. the
very lift- and vitality of the victim. If o i urs a vic
tim of any chronic dlseuHK, ciiitfult tiy lii't. li'in't
waste timeyor money fexijcrliaentinff with pat'-rit innj
lcines or common treatments. CJur larxt il!)i-.i are
equipped with ull the luteft appliancc-s, lni-lndui the
X-ray. When you treat with us you trtf not exi rl- r.x A M IX ATIOJI
menU-d on. hut we Mart you right in with the tame KltKi;.
treatment that has cured thousand of others. The many yearn' exper
ience in thi specialty has phwed us tn.-yond the ex perimenin I -tairo.
We orteasfulljr treat .fru Ilrli!ily, Varieone rlnx, EnliirKed Pro,
tatr, Lierrs, Surra, Hlootl I'oiaou, Kl.liiry liuil llladilrr lllaraarsi I'llrc
and Itcetul IiM-aaraf Heart, I.uikn, auirrli, M'uttueb aad f'2irnt.l niaeaaea
.WiVOi.!) and d-pondem ; weak or dehliitated; tired
morr.inKn; no ambition li!eU-si; memory poor; eas
ily fatigued; excitable ai.d irritable; eyes sunken, red
and blurred; pimplea on face; restless, ha gitnrd -looking; weak back;
hone pains; hair loose; ulcera, sore throi-l; var.cofe veins; lack of en
Tgy and confidence? Seek tiie counsel iirid :.l 1 of an honest doctor, of
this kind, who offers you a iiejpi:. hand. We ill ni'l you to rise above
your wrongdoing, arid make a man of you. We offer you honest, faith
ful service, new, advanced treatment, expert xkii! ani reasonable chars;
es. Patients from out of town need not remain here, but can return
home same day.
Many patients have told tia.
after we cured t:iern. that they
Levitated at first to come to us
on account of never having received relief lsew;iere, and t!i-y had nl
rnoht become so skeptical as to think t;ere was 00 cure lor them. We
want an opportunity to' treat just such nu n. uikI it makes no difference
how many have failed to cure y.iu. Co ne to us f r an exaruinalioi: any
way and it will not coot you a dollar. We will not accept pay for any
services unless we believe your ca.-e curable, so don't hesitate-, if you
have ny diseases or weakness Peculiar to men. but toiin: at once. Uveiy
tUing strictly confidential.
Mr snri Mrs A T . HnrTir nnH M ra
Cures Colds, Bronchitis, IT 11 l ReynldB F"' i
ASthma, all lliroat and; Miss Emma A. Farm and J. L. Erick-
Lilnrf Troubles No al-i6011' both of A1"d0, were marrled
LUIIn IIUUUICS. ai Jnegday evening. Dec. 4, at 5 o'clock
rnflfll nr Handprnil Hrud !at the Swedish Lutheran narsonaee
& i The ceremony was performed by Rev. j ki
uiiaiumttu. 1 Frank Swenson. They were attended 1 feast-a
COPENHAGEN MEN SPECIALISTS
111 Pifteeoth ., (Seroad floor),
Hours Open only on Wednes
days from z in the afternoon un
ci 9 ln the evening and Friday
evening 7 to 9. and Sunday
morntnfrs. to 12. During otuer
days rail at Davenport otlKe.
X. W. Car. Fourth aad Iirndy M reel a,
Hours Kvery day, 9 a. m. to 5 p
tn . except Wednesday. Wednesday
hours, it to 12 only. Tuesday and Hat
urdav eveuintfa. 7 to 9. Closed on