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THE ROCB ISLAND ARGUS, THURSDAY, MAY 15, 1913.
IS REQUIRED TO
Morning Star Finds Unusually
Low Water Just Above Dam
owing to financial straits, the atten
tion of the State Colored Woman's
club has been directed to the case.
Yesterday an officer of the organiza
tion visited Rock Island and took up
the matter with Police Matron Schroe
der. The colored woman's club has
decided to assist in the matter.
TO BE THING OF THE PAST
Completion of Big Project Will Wipe
Out Famous Rapids St. Paul
Goes to Clinton.
MRS. OGHS TORE
Remains of Prominent Daven
port Woman Brought Home
LOCAL ELKS BOOM
! Memorial day here will soon be com-!
pleted. The- committee representing i
the G. A. R. will nest Monday call up-1
on business men for the annual sub-1
scriptions with which to defray the!
expenses of the day. i
Elaborate Red, White and Blue
Posters to Be Distributed
Funeral Servicea to Be Held at the
Residence Deceased Was
Born in 1857.
The Morning Star returned this
morning at 6:30 from its second trip
to the Keokuk dam. This excursion
ran Into some pretty bad weather but.
taken as a whole, the trin was suc
cessful. The boat If ft here with tho The remains of Mrs. Sarah Ochs of
staterooms occupied by some of th 3 i Davenport, whose sudden death at the
HEART TROUBLE AILMENT,'
TO UTILIZE BILLBOARDS
Htockholders of the White Collar line
On reaching the famous rapids. Just
above the dam, the captain found
the water was so low that a special
pilot was needed.
PI LOTH KAMOI5.
These rapids form one of the most
famous sections of the river. In the
old days when the packet business
was good, there were pilots who did
nothing but take the boats through
this 10-mile stretrh of fast water.
These old pilots were very famous in
their day and held great prestige
among river men. But since the
packet business has declined, there
have been fewer and fewer of the
rapids pilots, until today only one is
to wirn oi t rpid.
This man, Charles Ferros, is over
60 years of age and has been piloting
on the rapids for more than 30 years.
He learned this difficult piece of the
river from his father who piloted it
before him. Charles Ferros took the
Morning Star through the rapids and
was engaged to repeat the work on
Hotel Sherman in Chicago Tuesday
evening came as such a sad shock to
countless friends in the tri-cities,
reached Davenport last evening.
Julius and Harold Ochs, sons of the
deceased, and Mr. and Mrs. Meyer
Levi of this city accompanied the
body. Heart trouble was the cause of
Monday noon, together with her
sister, Mr6. Sol Hirsch of Moline, Mrs.
Ochs left for a shopping trip to Chi
cago, On arriving at their destination
they registered at the Sherman hotel.
Death occurred at 11:30 o'clock in the
evening, while she 'was in her room.
Word was immediately sent to the
family in Davenport by her sister.
BOR" IX DAVENPORT.
Mrs. Sarah Ochs was born in Dav
enport 56 yqars ago, and has resided
in that city ever since. She was the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hernsfurter.
About 30 years ago she was married
to the late Joseph Ochs, who passed ! Record breaking horse races at Exposl-
nn last j ear. tlon park. Addresses by Senator L. Y.
She is Survived by two sons, Ju'.iuS ; Khprman and Randall Parish Knrinl
the next trip. But the old man's jo jOchs of the John Ochs Sons company. I sessions and smokers at Elk building.
Automobile Squad Coming From
Galesburg Moline Lodge Or
ders Parade Uniforms.
Bulletin No. 5, the last of a series
which the local Elks' committee has
been sending broadcast throughout the
state, advertising the convention to be
held June 3, 4 and 5, is now off the
press. The poster is an imposing af
fair, 25x38, done in red and blue ink
on white card board. Over 1,000 copies
have been printed, and five of these
will be sent to every Elk lodge in the
state, one to be posted in the club
rooms and the others to be placed
conspicuously in hotels and other pub
lic places. Copies will also be circu
lated throughout the tri-cities and in
the surrounding country. A bill post
ing campaign is also planned by the
The poster bears the following in
scription: "B. P. O. Elks' convention.
Gigantic undertaking fully realised.
Three days of association, recreation
and jollification. See the gorgeous
street decorations a veritable fairy
land, studded by thousands of electric
bulb3. Magnificent street parade, a
spectacle never before equaled. The
court of "His Highness,, the Elk,"
a bower of beauty, situated in front
of the Elk building. Continuous music
by several bands at Rock Island. En
joy the great scenic belt tour of the
tri-cities. Rock Island arsenal. Watch
Tower and Campbell's island. Steam
boat excursions on tha Mississippi.
IS NOT SMALLPOX;
City Physician Acts When State
Board Fails to Respond in
Dr. G. G. Craig, city physician, last
night raised the quarantine at 1310
Eighth avenue, where Frank Bledsoe ;
was supposed to be suffering with
smallpox. The diagnosis of the case
was originally made by a Moline phy
sician in the employ of the factory
where the patient worked and he tele
graphed to the state board of health
for an inspector. Dr. Craig, though
convinced that the diagnosis was not
correct, established quarantine and
took the other usual precautions
while awaiting the arrival of the in
spector. Now, no response having
been received from the state board
and nothing having developed to
change his original convictions, the
local commissioner of health has lift
ed the quarantine. Rock Island has
had but four cases of genuine small
pox this year, faring much better than
the majority of cities of its size. No
less than 2S cases, however, have been
submitted to the city physician as
you will be spending your leisure hours in
the hammock or on a cool porch you will
want some good books for entertainment;
Or, you will take that boat trip on the river
books will make it more pleasant.
It is easy to buy books in "The Book Room."
We have all the late books at soon as pub
lished. 'Try Rock Island First."
E. O. VAILE, JR.
Successor to "CramptonV and "Kingsbury'"
BOOKS : STATIONERY : OFFICE SUPPLIES
1719 Second Avenue ROCK ISLAND
Is about over, for with the completion
of the dam the back water will wipe
the famous rapid.-! from history. Can
you Imagine the feelings of the last
old rapids pilot when he sees that the
river, as he has known it all his life,
is soon to be harnessed?
GOK TO I.ITO.
The St. Paul was unable to take its
and Harold Ochs of the Ochs-Kramer , Dances at Watch Tower, Campbell s
company. Five sisters, Mrs. H. H
Ochs. Mrs. I. Klein and Mrs. Simon
Moritz of Davenport, Mrs. Meyer Levi
of Rock Island, and Mrs. Sol Hirsch
of Moline, and two brothers, J. Heins
fnrter of Moline and H. H. Heinsfur
ter of Valista, Iowa, also survive.
Mrs. Ochs was quite well known in
excursion Ian night owing to the bad the three cities and in addition to the
weather. The boat left this morning I familv leaves manv friends
for Clinton where it will make an ex
cursion tonight. On Friday, the boat
will return to Rock Island and will
take a trip down the river for the
KC I RMIIV TOMfiHT.
The Frontennc left here this morn
ing for Savannah where it will makelflrjn pel LOWS WILL MEET
on xc.urf.ion totlght. Tomorrow nightUUU rDLLUWd WILL. IVICCI
Hie bout makes an excursion out of I TO PLAN ANNUAL PICNIC
THE FI VKHAU
The funeral will be held tomorrow
morning at 10 o'clock from the resi
dence, 1209 Brady street. Rabbi Wein
stein is to officiate. Interment will
be made at the city cemetery.
island, Elks' hall. Prize exemplifica
tion of the ritual. Prizes to the lodge
having the best appearance in the
parade, to the one having the greatest
mileage and to the one bringing the
AITO SQUID fTOMING.
The convention committee plans to
issue an artistic souvenir program,
containing a complete schedule of
events and entertainment features,
and these will be presented to all
Moline Elks expect to have at least
250 men in the parade. Uniforms to
be worn consist of a white hat with
purple band, white shirt with purple
j tie. white duck trousers with purple
I belt, white oxfords and purple socks,
white cane with purple bow. Orders
AT STATE CAPITAL
Delegation From Rock Island
and Moline Put in Licks for
nnton anil men returns nere lor Definite plans for the annual picnic for the uniforms have already been
of the Rock Island county Odd Fel-! Placed.
LULUKtU WUMAN'S ULUB I10" m oe maae al a Monmouth and Galesburg. "Bills" from I In the evening the delegation at
Tfi pA DC cnp DIPtf AMIMMY 6 " Moline. i riday evening, u,e ,aUer city expoct to make the trip ; tended the n'ght session of the legis
IU tanL run riOrHIMIIMIl I ; May 30. The various committees from bv aut0mobile, and some 50 machines ! Jature and yesterday morniTis went
Because of the newspaper publicity all over the county will hold a joint j aje eXpected to make the run. (into the conference in behalf of the
given to the plight of Mrs. Anna Mar-1 meeting and complete plans for the i Illinois and Michigan canal improve-
pliall, a local colored woman who is : big affair which promises to surpass I To Canvass for Funds. ! mont which made provision for proper
unable to take care of an infant child, ' all former occasions. " I Arrangements for the observance of J representation on the committee
wmcn in uie biieruoc-a nrni uciuie
the appropriations committees of the
senate and house, belcre which appro
priations are pending for two appro
priates of SoOO.OOO each for the im
provement of the canal so as to bring
it up to date and make it at all times
available for modern freight trans
portation. Among those who spoke be
fore the committees at separate ses
sions in the afternoon were Commis
sioners Sackett and Anderson of the
canal commission, J. B. Bassett and
S. W. Seare of this city, W. A. Meese
of Moline. attorney for the canal com
mission, Joy Morton of Chicago and
others of the big shippers of the state
Laboring under the disadvantage of
an injunction that prohibits the legisla
ture from making appropriations for
the maintenance of the canal, such
help as is now rendered by the state
must be so allotted as to bring it
within the stipulations of the court
order, but the necessity of taking
such action as will not only save the
Illinois and Michigan canal but im
prove it and bring it up to the stan
dard of the Hennepin canal as its con
necting feeder to the Mississippi river,
was impressed upon the legislative
committees with convincing force.
The representation of tne waterway
improvement, 100 strong, was receiv
ed by Governor Dunne in the afternoon.
Big delegations are expected from
The delegation composed of H. E
Casteel, G. H. Kingsbury, J. B. Bas
sett, M. S. Carlscn. Jonas Bear, S. W.
Searle and H. P. Simpson of Rock Is
land and W. A. Meese, W. S. Wood
cock and A. G. Abrahams of Moline,
which went to Springfield this week
in the interest of pending measures
before the legislature put in two busy
days. Tuesday afternoon the dele
gates attended the convention of the
Illinois Highway Improvement asso
ciation, which body after approving
the Tice bill with amendments de
signed to meet all such objections as
have arisen in opposition to certain
phases of the measure, cal'.ed in a
i body upon the governor. President
William G. Edcns made a brief address
to the governor setting forth the ob
ject of the association to which Gov
ernor Dunne briefly replied.
That Illinois will be lifted out of the
mud. or at least that some move will
be made that will lead to that most
desirable end seems certain.
ing Decoration day. The committee
in charge of the program consists of
J. Morgan Reimers, Frank Emory and
For the afternoon services at Rock
Island arsenal, a special train will
leave the C. R. I. &. P. depot. Fifth
and Main street, at 1 o'clock the af
ternoon of May 30. This train will
convey the patriotic organisations of
Davenport to Moline.
August Wentz Post No. 1, G. A. R.,
in chargej and escorted by the R. H.
Graham post. No. '312, G. Al R. of Mo
line, together with all patriotic organ
isations, will then march to the na
tional cemetery, where the following
program will be observed:
Halt on bridge to strew flowers on
the water in honor of naval comrades.
Salute by Moline Navel reserves.
Resume march to National cemetery.
Selection by Svea male quartet.
Reading by Lincoln's Gettysburg ad
dress Comrade Frank Smith.
Music by Orphans' Home band.
Address by Hon. Guy A. Feeley of
Selection, Svea male quartet
Procession will reform and march
into the cemetery.
Ritual services, August Wentz post,
No. 1, G. A. R.
Placing of flags on graves by school
Volley salute, Company B, I. N. G.
SOPHIE TUCKER TO
REMAIN HERE WEEK
Sophie Tucker is to remain at the
Empire throughout the closing week
of the vaudeville season at the house,
which is to end next Sunday night.
Miss Tucker originally was booked
for the first three days of the week
at the Empire, and was to have opened
an engagement at the White City, one
of the Chicago parks, today. Owing to
unfavorable weather conditions, the
management of White City was not
unwilling that Miss Tucker should con
tinue as an entertainer here to the
end of the week, reporting at the
Chicago park next Monday. Manager
Dolly got in communication with the
White City director, he states, with
the result that Miss Tucker lingers
with us four more days.
With the exception of Miss Tucker
and Mrs. Mae Richards-Casey, the il
lustrated song singer, there will be
an entirely new bill at the Empire
beginning today. The acts consist of
Paul Florius, xylophone soloist; Lewis,
Griffin and Lewis, "The Prima Donna,
the Lad and the Soubrette," and Jer
ome and Carson, singers and dancers.
is as happy when he makes a hit as if
it were himself. It is this esprit d
corps which adds to the success of
each concert and makes the nine
weeks' tour a pleasure instead of a
hardship or a mere matter of busi
ness. The orchestra will appear at
the Choral Vnion May festival at Tha
Moline, May 21.
Bids will be received at the mayor's
office, city of Rock Island, until 10
a. m. May 31, for a combination auto
hose car and pump not less than 750
gallon capacity a minute. Specifica
tions on file in the office of Commis
sion Hart. Bids will also be received
at the same time and place for one
combination auto patrol and ambu
lance. Bidders to furnish their own
H. M. SCHRIVER, Mayor. (Adv.)
YOUNG & McCOMBS
YOUNG & McCOMBS
This Ad FREE
Owing to a Typographical Error in Our Big
Circular Advertisement, Which the
Proof Reader Overlooked.
are being distributed, and fearing a wrong impression
on the part of the readei, wc wish to correct the heading which reads untrimmcd
lint wrth S5 to $15 to read
Untrimmed Hats 29c to $1.50
This includes a special shipment of natural color and other Milans, Azures,
Hemps, lilack and Burnt, which will sell for 20c and 50c. As this is one of the, great
est purchases and represents the best untrimmed Hat bargains we have ever offered,
it is only natural that we should wish to correct this error and so inform the people
living in this vicinity regarding this remarkable chance to buy untrimmed shapes at
as low as half the price of manufacturing them.
Along with this great shipment of untrimmed shapes we have received a rather
large assortment of the real
in all the latest shapes. Genuine Panamas have never before been so reasonably
priced as now. That is why you will be pleased to purchase Panamas that we guaran
tee to be genuine, at from $j.g8 to $7.50.
Don't get these confused with the imitation Panama, a new invention, which is be
ing so liberally sold throughout the length and breadth of the country as genuine, by
so many dealers. Probably they do not know the difference. These" imitations are
made in Japan of paper. So cleverly made are they that the only way of detecting the
difference is to note the surprising difference in wearing quality between them and
these genuine ones we are offering for sale.
We have the genuine that cannot be worn out. Trices, $3.98 to $7.50.
Don't foget. Tomorrow, 300 Bunches Flowers 1 Tn-U
worth frgm 50c to $1.50, the last of the lot lL DUilLIi
LEADS MAN HUNT
Elusive Assyrian Jewelry Ped
dlers Play "Hide and Go
Seek" With Bluecoat.
Each Soloist an Artist.
Of the seven soloists carried by the
Minneapolis Symphony' orchestra,
Emil Oberhoffer conductor, cm its pres
ent tour.two are women and five are
men, and of these five two are vocal
ists and three Instrumentalists. An
agreeable feature of all these soloists
Is the splendid comradeship which
exists among them. Each one is an
artist, knows that he If, as otherwise
he would not be traveling with the
Minneapolis Symphony orchestra; and
best of all, each one acknowledges
that the other fellow is an artist and
HELD OVER BY SPECIAL
REQUEST THE LAST HALF
NEW COSTUMES AND SONGS
FOUR OTHER STAR ACTS
PHONE 708 WEST
For two hours yesterday afternoon
Officer Dennis McCarthy played "hide
and go seek" with a couple of Assyr
ian peddlers, who frustrated all efforts
to apprehend them with almost un-1
canny effectiveness. It was only af- j
ter the entire west end of town had '
been invaded with a fine tooth comb, j
that the illegitimate salesmen of near-
jewelry were nailed to the mast, fig-1
uratively speaking, and incarcerated j
in the city dungeon keep. This morn- j
ing both men, Joseph and R. ?pire, !
plead guilty to a charge of peddling j
without a license and paid fines of $5
and costs each.
The Brothers Spire were doing a
thriving business in the west end,
when the police were notified of their
activities, and McCarthy detailed on
the case. One of the miscreants was
apprehended without much difficulty,
but Joseph refused to be located. Af
ter two hours of hunting, he was dis
covered in an old shed, crouching be
hind the door.
Sixth Annual Choral Union
loline Theater, Moline
Wednesday, May 21,
Matinee and Night
" THE MINNEAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Emil Oberhoffer, conductor
PRICES Season tickets, -$2.00
Single tickets, $1.50 and $1.00.
For further information or reservations address Rev. R. S. Haney,
Moline. Mail orders received now Single ticket sale opens at the
atre, May 17.
WEE RUNAWAY BABY
CLAIMED BY PARENTS
The little 2-year-old wanderer, who
was found by a policeman yesterday
morning and placed in charge of the
matron, was not claimed until 1:30 in
the afternoon. It developed that the
girl's parents were Italians, who re
I side at Fifteenth street and Fourth
avenue. Tne wee oaDy strayea away
from the front yard and was toddling
along p4st the station, when Officer
Kell made a virtual arrest. The par
ents missed the girl after the noon
day meal had been disposed of. and
then a frantic search revealed the
mi3ing child at the jail.
DAY PROGRAM READY
BY STATE KNIGHTS
At the closing session of the Illinois
state council of the Knights of Colum
bus, held yesterday at the Auditorium
hotel, Chicago, LeRoy Hackett was re
elected state deputy. Mr. Hackett,
who has held the office two years, is
a native of Illinois. He is a Chicago
The year Just closed has been a
prosperous one for the Knights of
Columbus in Illinois, more than 4,000
insurance members having been add
ed to the membership. There are now
35,0u0 members in Illinois: A fund ot
$10,000 has been 'provided fcfr the es
tablishment of an Institu'.icn for home
finding for dependent Catholic chil
dren. Other officers elected at the meeting
were Valentine A. Dieter of ' Naper
ville. state treasurer; M. E. Dalton of
Chicago, state secretary, and Wi'liam
D. Rose of Springfield, state warden.
CO OPERATIVE STORE CO. JL 1L -
There's no cleaner food, no food
freer from decomposition in the in
testines than white bread made from
good flour. And more, they are very
The program for Uie Memorial day! few foods that, with good, fresh butter,
exercises in Davenport this year, nasi can supply so much energy. Eat less
been completed by the committee In j meat . and more good bread; bread
charge. Irving Norwood Is to be the j made from the Winged Horse Eaco
speaker at the exercises at the Sol- j flour, the flour that contains the maxi
diers' monument in the morning. Dr. -mum of the right kind of gluten, and
John Wallace Cooper of the fnitarian you'll feel leas tired. Sold with a
church will deliver the address at j positive guarantee by H. R. Eattle3 j
Oakdale cemetery the Sunday preced-j Co., the quality grocer. (Adv.)
THE CONFIDENCE OF THE
is placed in thi3 bank, simply because the policies under which
it does business' are consistent with all the principles of sound
Serious minded men and women who are careful of their ex
penditures place part of their intome, each week or month, in
this bank zt 4 per cent.
A7c interest paid on deposits.
Make Our Bank Your Bank
H. E. CASTEEL Tresident. M. S. HEAGY. Vice Pres. H. B. Simmon. Ca. J.
Southwest corner Second avenue and Eighteenth street.