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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. THURSDAY, MAY 15, 1913
TO CLOSE TODAY
Principal Business at Final Ses
sion Is Annual Election of
KEIG IS CHOSEN PRESIDENT
Rockford Man Will Head Organization
for Coming Year Gathering Is
After a busy session that larted over
three hours this morning the seventh
annual meeting of the Illinois Master
takers' association came to a close".
The meeting wan for tinkers only and
the program given was full of helpful
hints that were eagerly devoured by
the members of the profession. The
place of the 1914 meeting will be de
cided by the executive committee at
a later date. Ottawa eeema to be the
only city after the next meeting of
the breadmakers. The city Is located
near Starved Rock and will probably
be the scene of the next gathering.
The session opened this morning
with the question box. John Korn of
Qulncy, chairman of the question box
commi'tce, had charge of the box and
many suggestions for the Improvement
of the baking business were made
through this medium.
BKTTKR VlH 1PMKST.
After the question box the members
of the association engaged in a free
discussion In which the improvement
of business conditions was the cardi
nal topic. This was followed by a talk
by R. ('. Cclger of Ofawa on "Better
Equipment to Meet Changing Trade
Conditions." Mr. Moll Calloway an
other speaker who was supposes to
talk 'n this topic was unable to be
PAHf EI. POST.
Sine" the inauguration of the parcel
posr the bakers have been considering
several plans by which the new a
commoda'ion could be put into prac
tical use. The recent inventions that
have made it possible to keep bread
from drying for an indefinite period
hns practically solved the difficulty
that bus. confronted the snippers for
seme time and in the future the mail
carriers will no doubt be carrying a
small bakery on their back?.
After the program had been con
cluded all the members of the associa
tion were called upon to tell of some
benefit they derived from the conven
tion. Kaeh responded in a nian-ier
that made the local commute feel as
sured that their efforts k make the
convention a success were not futile.
f.i.iut u Firms.
Before the convention n'ljoi.rned the
reports of the various committees
were read and approved and officers
were elected for the cf.:i"nc year.
President -V. H. Kci Hcckford.
Vice-president 1.. F. Rtichoi'f,
Secretary K. T. Chissold. Chicago.
Treasurer George V.t isler, Joliet.
Member executive committee Oeorge
Following the cYctlon the new of
ficers were installed and each mad-; a
short talk in regard to ttvi future of
the association. In behalf ( f the meni-
berg of the association ex-President i
Francis S. liutton a presemeu wi n i
a badgu of honor in reward for h'Siwho has thp craceful outlines of a
services as president of the
ciatlcn during the last ear.
OTi: OF Til MS.
Bv a unanimous vote the convention
the members f the mod com-
mlfsiot; were given a vote of appre
ciation for'tlie service they have ren
dered the bakers of the s'ate during
the last year.
OF LOCAL INTEREST
Some People We Know and We Will
Profit by Hearing About Them.
This is a purely local event.
It tock place in Rock Island.
Not in soiu faraway place..
You are aBked to investigate It.
Ask to believe a citizen's word;
To confirm a citiien's statement.
Any article that U endorsed at home
Is more worthy of confidence
ThBU one you know nothing about.
Endorsed by unknown people."
L. Range. 723 Seventeenth street.
Rock Island. 111., says: "In 1S97 I gave
a public statement recommending
Doan'a Kidney Pills. Since them I
have used them once in awhile and
tbey have kept me free from kidney
cnmDlaint. For many years my back
was In such bad shape that I could
hardly move. The action of my kid
neys was irregular and painful and I
was in bad shape when I began using
Doan'a Kidney Pills. 1 got them at
the Harper House pharmacy and they
restored my kidneys to a normal con
dition." For sale by all dealers. Price. 50
cents. Foster-Milburn company. Buf
falo, N. Y sole agents for the United
Remember the name Doan'e and
take no other. (Advertisement.)
"We Should Worry"
PHONE WEST 133
Home Tea Co.
225 :27 Eighteenth Street
CITY BEAUTIFUL CONTEST
Floral contest. Prizes offered by the Civic department
of the Eock Island Women's club. Contest open to every
one. Children especially urged to enter.
.The following prizes are offered:
'A 1 0 prize in each ward for the greatest improvement
of front yard from June to Ocl. 1.
A $10 prize in each ward for the greatest improvement
in back yard from June to Oct. 1.
A $3 prize for the best improvement of boulevards.
A $3 prize for the best vine-covered porch.
A $3 prize for the best vine or foliage covered back
A $3 prize to children under 15 years of age for best
kept flower garden.
A $3 prize to children under 15 years of age for best
kept vegetable garden.
A special prize of $5 for the best camera pictures tak
en before and after the improvement, whatever it may be,
the picture to be printed in the city papers later on.
To the ward presenting the best appearance Oct. 1
there will be given a special ward banner.
Judges will be appointed to inspect places both before
the improvement is ,made and after. No contestant will
be allowed to contest for more than one prize. Seeds and
plants wit be provided for those who are not able to pur
chase them. '
Apply to your ward chairman for entry cards. The
ward chairman are as follows :
First Mrs. Rudolph Nuessli, 429 Fourth street.
Second Mrs. K. M. Pearce, 1132 Fourth avenue.
Third Mrs. J. R. Tuckis, 1201 Fourteenth-and-a-half
Fourth Mrs. B. D. Connelly, 724 Nineteenth street.
Fifth Mrs. E. J. Fullertcn, 1620 Twenty-second
Sixth Miss Katherine Larkin, 556 Thirtieth street.
Seventh Mrs. G. W. Borg, 4226 Seventh avenue.
RUBY MILLER IS
PLACED IN JAIL
Arrested in Pekin on White
Slavery Charge Indicted
by Recent Grand Jury.
Ruby Miller is an inmate of the
county jaiil. She was arrested in
Pekin, following a suppressed indict
ment on a charge of unlawfully de
taining women for immoral purposes.
The indictment grew out of the Flor
ence Crapo ma'ter, the girl who claim
ed to have been induced to come from
Peoria to Kock Island at Ruby's in
vitation, resulting in the former enter
ing a house of ill fame from which she
claims she could not escape.
She was arraigned in circuit court
and placed under $2,000 bonds, which
she could not furnish and she was
placed in the county jail.
The Pekin department of the Peoria
Star says relative to the arrest:
"Vesterday afternoon Sheriff Flue
gel received word from Rock Island
to arrest Ruby Miller, also known as
Hazel Holding and' Ha-:?1 Hicks, who
had been indicted at Rock Islfnd for
unlawfully cietainiiig women for im-
Inora, pul.p0fxs. The description fur-
nlslied made it easv to identify Rubv.
I large sack of flour with a green belt
' amidships. The sheriff sent a dep.
uty "dewn the line" and Ha:;el was
arrested tit a resort on lower Eliza-
beth street. She was placed in jail
to await the arrival of an officer and
Deputy Sheriff Llchtweio of Peoria I
took her to that city, where she will
be turned over to the Rock Island j
authorities. The young woman said j
it? livr-d here years ago and is a1
daughter of George Hf borer, a form- I
er Pekin resident. She is under 1
$2.0t0 bail at Rock Island, but denies ! field meet held last Saturday was re
fill is guiity of the charge for which ! ceived. Admission fees to the amount
she is indicted." Iff $131.70 were taken in, and the ex
NO REPORTS MADE
State's Attorney Advises Board
Committee in Eegard to Law
in the Matter.
State's Attorney Thompson's advice
was asked today by the road and
t bridge and judiciary' committees of
j the county board on several matters
which had been referred to these bod
ies for a report One was in regard to
the filing of reports by previous state's
attorneys. It was found that no re
ports have been filed in the county
and circuit courts by Mr Thompson's
predecessors, at least for many years.
Mr. Thompson explained the law to
the supervisors, the provision being
for a report at the beginning of each
term on circuit court matters and an
annual report on county court busi
ness. The board is considering the
advisability of requesting the filing at
such reports by those ho have held
the off.ee prior to Mr. Thompson.
The road and bridge committee
: asked In regard to the Rock river
bridges which the city of Rock Island
! desires the county to take and niain
' tain, and was assured that Rock Is
! land has complied with the law and it
' is now up to the supervisors to take
) The Drury toll road furnished an
other problem. The company has
ceased collecting toil on the road and
desires the township or county au-
' thorities to take charge of it. Mr.
j Thompson found no law to cover the
matter and advised arbitration as a
means of settling the trouble.
An application for a 15-year license
for a ferry at Cleveland, on Rock river,
was also passed upon by the state's
attorney, who found the granting of
such a license for more than 10 years
Otto Priester has returned home
after spending several days in Mus
catine, Iowa, on business.
Miss Grace Day has returned home
after spending several days in Chi
cago visiting with relatives.
Lester Hclmes, a former resident
of Rock Island, stopped off to visit a
few days at his home. He left at
nocn today for Lincoln, Neb., en route
from ladianapo'.is, Ind.
Rev. Otis G. Dale who comes from
LaJunta, Col., to supply the pulpit of
the Central Presbyterian church for a
period of three months pending the
final selection of a permanent pastor
! by the congregation, has arrived in
the city, accompanied by his wife and
son. They will occupy the residence
vacated by Rev. and Mrs. Marion
Humphreys on Fourteenth street. Rev.
and Mrs. Humphreys will depart for
La Junta next week.
IS BIG SUCCESS
Each School to Eeceive $22.91
as Its Share of the
Representatives of high schools of
the three cities me last evening at
the hih school, and the financial
statement cf the tri-city track and
pense account of the meet tallied up
to $62.97. .The proceeds of the meet
was divided equally between the three
schools, each insti'ution receiving
This is the largest amount which
has been realized from tie tri-city
meet for the past number of years,
and it is expected that the crowd next
year wi'.l be a record breaker. The
committee composed of Principal Nut
ting and E. W. Fairchilds of Moline,
Messrs. Sanford and Garvey of Dav
enport, and Principal Burton and G. D.
Corneal of the local school will meet
next Wednesday and make arrange
ments for a permanent union of the
high schools of the three cities.
LOCAL CONTRACTOR LANDS
LARGE JOB IN MOLINE
H. W. Horst of this city has re
ceived the contract for the erection of
a fine building for G. H. Sohrbeck, Mo
line druggist, at the corner of Fifth
6treet and sixteenth avenue. It is to
be of solid concrete and the total cost
will be 10,000.
Bids will be received at the mayor's
office until 9 a. m. May 19 for con
structing a 16-inch watermain on
Ninth avenue from Twentieth to Elev
enth streets, and a 12-inch watermain
on Eleventh street from Eleventh ave
nue to Second avenue. Specifications,
on file at the engineer's office. '
H. M. SCHRrVER, Mayor.
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets will clear the sour stomach,
sweeten the breath and create a heal
thy appetite. They promote the flow
of gastric juice thereby Inducing good
Sold by all druggists.
CONTROL OF NEXT i
HEAD CAMP PLAN
Twenty-five States Eepresented
at Convention Held at
700 DELEGATES PRESENT
New System of Rates to Be Offered
to Membership No Candi
dates for Office.
(Special to The Argus.).
Springfield, 111., May 15. Several
hundred delegates from insurgent
camps of the Modern Woodmen of
America, representing 25 states, gath
ered at the state arsenal in this city
this afternoon to effect an 'organiza
tion to be known as "The National
Woodmen Assembly." The organ
ization is composed of members of the
order who are opposed to the increase
of rates made by the head camp at
the meeting in Chicago in January,
1912, and the change in rules of the
order by which it is made practically
an old line life insurance company.
The meeting was called to order by
Dr. James B. Beghtcl of Hastings,
Neb., chairman of the provisional or
ganization of the insurgents effected
at a meeting held in January of this
year in Chicago. Julius Rohwer of
Ida Grove, Iowa, acted as secretary.
The purpose of the convention today
is to effect a permanent organization
of insurgent Woodmen for the purpose
of electing delegates, to the next head
camp, which meets in 1914, and to
control the head camp, also for the
modification of the by-laws so as to
vest power and authority in the mem
bers, as heretofore, the head camp at
the meeting In Chicago in 1912 having
changed the by-laws, it is alleged by
the insurgents, so as to vest absolute
power in the head, officers to suspend
the by-laws and constitution of the
order as they saw fit.
WILL TALK RATES.
The convention will also discuss the
question of rates and will endeavor to
determine what the rate of assessment
should be. An effort will be made by
the insurgents to send enough dele
gates to the head camp meeting next
year to repeal the new rates, which
have not been put into effect owing to
injunctions having been issued in the
courts against the head officers en
The convention will not consider
any candidates for head officers, it
WAR ON THE CALLIOPE
A number of Davenporters, disturb
ed by the playing of the steam calli-
ODes on the excursion steamers, are
circulating a petition to the. city coun
cil asking fof the passage of an or
dinance limiting the time during
which the instruments can be played
to from 1 to 2:30 in the afternoon and
from 7 to 8:30 in the evening. One
of thp boats plying the river was re
cently supplied with a calliope at
cost of $750 and naturally the owners
object to the suppression of its 'use.
HOUSE CLEANING AT
THE CITY BASTILE
Today is housecleaning day at the
police station. The two linen peddlers
who were incarcerated Tuesday night,
were today pressed into service, and
began the wcrk of cleaning the ceil
ing, walls and woodwork of the big
waiting room. It is probable that a
ccat of alabastine will be applied
which will greatly improve the ap
pearance of the place in general.
PUBLIC DEBATE PROVES
' Last night the question of "Capital
ism vs. Socialism" was debated with
much enthusiasm by both sides at the
Coliseum in Davenport under the
auspices of the Ethical society. Two
Chicago men, M. M. Mangasarian ana
Arthur M. Lewis were the speakers.
M. M. Mangasarian defended capital
ism while Arthur M. Lewis upheld
Fell and Broke Arm.
Mrs. F. Bodell, 1136 Third avenue,
had the misfortune to fall at her home
this morning and fracture her right
arm below the elbow. A physician
was called, after the accident, and fhe
fracture reduced. Reports this after
noon were to te effect that she is
getting along nicely although the In
jury is causing her much pain.
Plans are being made by the Island
City Boating association to stage a
regatta here July 4. A soliciting com
mittee has been appointed and is at
work securing subscriptions to finance
"It's All Off"
0 far at health la concerned if
ycu allow the bowels to become
constipated. This condition soon
upsets the digestive functions
robs you of appetite and makes
you weak and run down
will really help you. Try It.
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.NOTE THE RIM .
Baker3 Start Out for Big Ex
cursion Which Does Not
Leave the Shore..
The bakers, who are attending the
state convention here got all the river
experience that they wanted without
even leaving the shore last evening.
Early In the evening the weather be
came decidedly threatening, but that
did not scare the delegates. They
came to the Frontenac in force, bring
ing their wives with them, and by 6
o'clock were all ready to brave the
By this time the wind had risen and
the river was responding with some
fair sized waves. The guy lines had
all been hauled in when a heavy.
black cloud rolled up bringing an extra
large gus of wind with it. The boat
couldn't withstand this pressure and
swung clear out into the stream.
The darkness of the cloud and the
heavy downpour of rain combined with
the frantic efforts of the boatmen to
get the boat back to the landing, had
a very decided effect on the poor
They came to a quick conclusion
that life on the river wasn't all that
reports claimed. Several rather en
thusiastic visitors started to leave, but
were detained by the officers.
Finally the boat was gotten back to
the shore and safely tied. The bak
ers then made a round of inspection
to 6ee the ropes that bound them to
the solid soil. They seemed satisfied
and decided to stay on the boat since
it meant a good ducking before any
shelter could be reached.
Later things cleared up a little, but
the bakers weren't taking any chances
so the7 told the captain to stay right
close to the shore. Thus the brave
bakers had a motionless excursion and
yet enjoyed all the sensations of river
travel. They danced and sang until
late and went home feeling greatly
pleased with an experience that would
sound so exciting back home.
Students of High School Take
Trip to Fejervary Park and
Lose Their English.
A unique picaic In which 75 stu
dents of the Rock Island high school
took part, was held yesterday after
noon at Fejervary park in Davenport.
All the students taking part in the
festivities were members of the Ger-
; man classes at the school and to
j make the affair complete, the use of
In Youn Own Bakery
SPRING Wheat Product
M IF D on F '
will produce more loaves of tetter bread from every barrel of
GOLDEIM Flour than from any other flour made.
More loaves from eacr barrel means greater profits for you.
- Better Bread means more Customers (and more profits).
GOLDEIM is the Ideal Bread, Pastry and Cake Flour.
Visitors are Always
' Welcome at
VISIT US THIS WEEK
Western Flour Mill Go.
Take East Third street Car Direct to Our MiIL
the English language was dispensed
with after the party had boarded the
special car which took them to the
A program of German songs, stories
and speeches was given which proved
to be very entertaining. At 6:30 a pic
nic dinner was enjoyed, after which
the program took place. The outing
was under the direction of Miss Au
gusta Hellpenstell, instructor of Ger
man at the Rock Island high school.
WIRELESS TO BE
PLACED ON BOAT
Arrangements Made to Install
Equipment on Steamer in
The regular weekly meeting of the
Trl-City Wireless club was held last
night at 611 Best building. The club
decided to install a wireless station
on one of the Streckfus boats prob
ably the St. Paul. This will be a good
thing for it will keep the people of the
tri-clties in better touch with the riv
er. The hope was expressed that the
club would soon be able to install sta
tions on all the principal boats near
A specially interesting lecture was
given by Mr. Martins of Davenport on
the subject of "Forced Oscillations."
It was also decided to enlarge tJie
station on the Best building.
CITY GARBAGE IS
WANTED FOR FOOD
Et. Paul Man in the City Today
Attempting to Purchase
Refuse for Hog3a
The city has a chance to cell its gar
bage. D. A. Gaumnitz of St. Paul,
representing Jamea Coilcpy of the
same city, conferred with members of
the city commission today relative to
buying the garbage of tha city for
The company proposed to pay 25
cents per ton for the matter! the city
to do the collecting as at present.
The garbage is to be heated and
sterilized and then feed to hogs which
the company will raise. Considerable
equipment will be built for the plant.
if the plan goes through, including a
huge caldron and conveyances. .
The company is also corresponding
with Moline, Keokuk and ether cit;e i
In the interest ot 'the same scheme, j
The city is now leasing a dumping 1
ground upon which the city's refuse is
deposited. - .
Home from St. Charles.
Deputy Sheriff George Siemon has
returned; from St. Charles wjjere
Grantly, Peterson was placed. The lad
recently was declared a delinquent.
INTO HIGH SCHOOL
Principal A. J. Burton's Desk la
Tapped for Some Sum Last
Having gained an entrance through
an unlocked window, a burglar ran
sacked Principal A. J. Burton's desk
at the high school building last night.
But a small amount of cash was taken,
and the marauder made away with
about $2 worth of postage stamps and
$1.11 in cash. Principal Burton left
the building about 6 o'clock bound for.
the German picnic, and the building
was locked up for the night.
None of the doors this morning
were found' open, so the supposition Is
that the burglar gained an entrance
through a window on the first floor.
The desk of Principal Burton was
opened by force, the lock catch being1
torn off. It is supposed that the gen
tlemen of light fingers chose last night
for the burglarizing with hopes of mak
ing off with the proceeds of the trl
clty track meat held last Saturday,
turned over to the local high school
FOR Til AT PICTURE
of yourself, family or your home.
L. W.' HUDSON
701 Fourteenth avenus.
Parties, Baseball Teams and
groups a specialty.
For Draakcfmci. Oyitm,
as Marphiae io4
other Orse tiiaf ,
tkt Ttbarc Habit
We Buy and Sell
Deere and Company
Moline Plow Co.
Root Van Dervoort stocks
LITTEN & ROBERTS
Stocks, Bonds, Mortgages.
Peoples National Dank Building
Rock Island. 111.