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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. WEDNESDAY. MAY 28, 1013.
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For Summer Comfort Cook With Oil !
Means Safety, Convenience and Economy, Also
Better than the coal range, cleaner than gasoline and cheaper
than gas, is cooking on the NEW PERFECTION Wick Blue
flame Oil Cook-Stove. Does away with the feverish, heat of
summer cooking. Eliminates the dirt and bother of using coal
Banishes the danger of gas and gasoline.
Hew TSterlSct ion
Runt Amuck. Wildly brandishing a !
huge butcher knife la hit hands and
shouting vengeance by death to one
Antonio Mados, Besenta Fraioe, a
Mexican. wa stopped In hit death
rao oy the police and taken to the
ttatlcm. At tie time of the Infuriated
man's arrest lie was only a thort dis
tance in the rear of hit victim and in
a few momenta would have reached
him. That he intended to kill the
man Was his statmnient when placed
under arrest, and the Intoxicated con
dition in which he was found would
bear out his assertion. The knife was
secured in the foreigners' boarding
bouse near Fifth and LeClaire streets,
where the two men roomed with sev
eral other of their Ilk. A fight en
sued over a trivial matter and Frasce
grabbed the butcher knife and start
ed in mad pursuit of Mados. Yester
day when arraigned he pleaded guilty
to a charge of intoxication and was
tent to Jail for 10 days. A more ser
ious com plaint will in all probability
be preferred against him by Mados.
Raises Check. Receiving a pay
check, for one hour's work in the sum
of 23 cents did not look good enough
to John Riodea. an employe of the
McCarthy Construction company, and
he accordingly cashed it for SO hours'
work. Today he is in a cell at the po
lio station hId on the charge of
false pretenses, it being alleged in
the information against him that he
cashed his check for the sum of $11.23.
Young Man Jailed. In a pleading
letter received by Chief of Police Hans
Schramm yesterday, the release of Ar
thur VanderVetten now confined in
the county Jail. Is asked. The letter,
written by the young man's mother,
requests the police to extend leniency
' to the young man cn the grounds that
he la not mentally responsible for his
actions. The charge against Vaader-
Vetter is now vagrancy, but the polloe
think that other charges may develop
against him before be has served his
time. VanderVetter has Been in Jail
four days now, and was picked up on
the streets for soliciting money from
pedestrians. His home is Buda, I1L
. Sunday Schoola to Convene. The
4$th annual convention of the Iowa
Stale Sunday School association will
convene at Burlington June 3. 4 and
S, 1913, with what promises to be a
record-breaking attendance from the
5,000 Protestant schools of the state.
'Special trains will carry delegations
from Black Hawk. Polk and Mahaska
counties. Much interest is being man
ifested in the monster parade which Is
planned for Tuesday. June 3. at 7:30
p. m. Tbousanda of men and women
will be In line with floats, banners and
brass band. The Burlington Commer
cial clul has planned a free boat ride
for all the visiting delegates on Wed
nesday afternoon. The program an
nounces sn unusual array of talent.
TWO EASTERN MAYORS GO TO WESTERN
SCHOOL TO LEARN HOW TO RUN A CITY
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Mayor Rudolph Blankenburg (left) and Mayor Willi am Riddle.
Madison. Wis., May 23. After com-
pleting a three days' course at the
University cf Wisconsin, two well
known mayors of the east have gone
back to their respective cities, confi
dent that they will be able to admin
ister the affairs of their towns with
much greater success henceforth than
has been the case heretofore. The
mayors who sat at the feet of western
teachers to learn wisdom were Ru
dolph Blankenburg of Philadelphia
and William Riddle of Atlantic City.
The course was but three days in
length, but It waa an exceedingly
strenuous one. It Included lectures
on this little list of subjects: Labor,
capital, promotion, education, social
service and administration.
"I expect definite results from this
trip," said Mayor Blankenburg before
returning to the east. "We are going
to take back with us some definite
information that will enable one city
in the country to have what every
city should have, a real business administration."
There came with the two mayors a
large number of business men from
Philadelphia and many educators from
eastern cities. The list included
President Joseph Swain of Swarth-
more college. President Russell N.
Commencement on May 29. The
program has been completed for the
38th annual commencement exercises
of the Moline high school and is being
announced today by the board of
education. As usual, the First Con
gressional church hat been . secured
for the occasion and the exercises
will be held next Thursday evening,
beginning promptly at 8 o'clock. The
commencement speaker, as previous
ly announced, will be Dr. C. FL Judd
cf the department of education of the
University of Chicago, and his topis
will be Individual Initiative. This
year's class has fifty-nine graduates
as compared with sixty-four last year,
For their motto they have chosen, Wre
Can Because We Think We Can
Class colors are orange and blue,
Organ processional Mrs. Winifred
Music, I Waited for the Lord (Men
delssohn) High school chorus.
Invocation The Rev. R. S. Haney
Music, Voices cf the Wood (Rubin
stein) High school chorus.
Address. Individual Initiative Dr.
C. H. Judd of the University of Chi
Music. The Storm Fiend (J. L.
Rocke.) High School chorus.
Presentation of Diplomas H. W,
Cooper, president of board of educa
Music. Chorus of Houris (Schu
mann) High school chorus,
Benediction The Rev. R. S. Ha
Orean recessional Mrs. Winifred
Pacers in Midland Merger Deal
Here. A reporter today was shown
the signed papers in the negotiations
for merging the Midland Motor com-
Here Is this model stove rvith its
special equipment. Note thecabinet
top (for keeping dishes hot), the
drop shelves, the towel racks, the
Truly the NEW PERFECTION
is a coal range in appearance, as '
well as In usefulness. -
See your nearest dealer. Have
him demonstrate the principle upon
which the NEW PERFECTION'S
burner Is designed. See how it pre
vents the overheating of the kitchen
and concentrates ALL the heat at
the base of the utensil.
Investigate this cook stove,
madam it is something you really
Daady 7T p Cms: Book Mailed Fm on Raeaipt of S Cents fa Stamp
STANDARD OIL COMPANY "dESSfiEST
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east, will lecture In the church, his
subject to be Queer Workmen. Rev.
Mr. Eckland is now pastor of the
leading Swedish Methodist church in
the city of Brooklyn. He has inter
ested himself in the establishment of
an eld folks' home In that city under
auspices of his denomination and the
tour he is now making through this
section of the country is In the inter
est of this movement. He will con
duct services in the Swedish Metho
dist church, bath forenoon and even
ing Sunday, and at that time he will
outline plans for the institution In
which he is so devoutly interested.
Moline Stores to Be Closed Friday.
Retail merchants of Moline Have
agreed! that without exception they
will close their places of business on
Friday, Memorial day, giving them.
and all their clerks. Opportunity to
join in exercises in tribute to the
soldier dead of the nation. Drug
stores it is understood will be closed
at noon, and will be open for a time
again in the evening, Sunday hours
being observed. Some of the bakery
and confection shops will do business,
but the order for closing is accepted
by all members of the Retail Mer
chants' association. The usual clos-
paay of East Moline and the Colby ing hour will be observed Thursday
Conwell of Temple university. Vice Motor company of Mason t.ity. papers evening, except by butchers and groc-
President W. N. Emery of Lehigh.
President Edwin C. Sparks of ths
Pennsylvania State college. Dean
Chambers of the University of Pitts
burg, and several -representatives
from other cities. All were enthusi
astic over the University of Wiscon
sin and its three-day course.
ftevanty-flfth Birthday. One of Dav
enport's oldest and best known Ger
man pioneers yesterday celebrated his
75th birthday, having attained the
three-quarters of a century mark in
the full prime and vigor of hit health.
This old clUzen it Peter Brehmer and
he resides at 327 Fllmore street Mr.
Brehmer came to Davenport from Ger
many In 1857 and his first vote was for
Abraham Lincoln. He has been a
steadfast republican since that time.
He was a soldier during the Civil war
and was one of the most trusted and
valuable members of Company E. 2nd
Iowa cavalry for four years and three
months. His many friends unite in
expressions of felicitation to the aged
German patriot and citizen.
Good Roads Movement. J. Reed
Lane, president, and L. G. DeArmand,
assistant secretary of the Davenport
Automobile club, and G. F. Burmeistir
will go to Wilton either, today or to
morrow to meet good roads enthusi
asts of that place. They will also
stop at Duranu Mr. Burmeister is the
Davenport director of the rlver-to-river
read. Mr. Lane Is at present out of
the city, and if he returns in time, the
party expects to go to Wilton Wednes
day, otherwise the trip will be post
poned until Thursday. The trip Is not
for the purpose of raising any money,
but simply to arouse a greater Interest
in the good roads movement.
Extensive Improvements. Improve
ments in the sum of $75,000 to be made
in Davenport this summer were set
forth In building permits yesterday hy
the board of public works. The largest
Tingles Blood with
Warmth and Life
Anaemic, Pals, Thin, B!o:d!::s, Tired, Ueary Peo
ple Feel the Breath cf Hen Life and Vigcr.
I3ent Let the Wicked Imps of B Bieetf Lay You Lew; S. 8. 8. will Save Yen.
The blood often faeds a bracmg tn
Cnence. It demand tlp. It has lost
that pulMtlnc lavis-oratln effect that
Clves brthtnes to the eye, aprinatneM
to the atap. activity to the stomach and
t!it!on. and that outfit to make you
feel koen. allv and tbrlllod with the
onaatloa of nervous and muscular en
rnr. And you can realise all of these
Joyful experiences by a short use of that
wondtrful bracing modSctno so famtUar
to a boat ef people aa 1.1.8.
It drtvos out the pains and aches ef
rhaumatlsra. puts Ufa Into your dun.
listless narvaa; awakens the sJuih
brain; animates the tired, weary mus
cles; and arooaea your blood to throw
out of the system all thoee poisonous
roroa and aeids that cause ecsama.
lapue, paorlaela. acne, pimples. boSs. tat
tee anS those scrofulous taints which
keep people half sick and make (heir
Nearly all alcknass is due to sluggish
blood. And If you let S. S. 8. batho your
System with Its wonderful Influence your
nervous troubles, your wan. weary, fad
ed. Ustleaa, Utelass body will revive and
become ao renewed with the aense of
njoyable health you win scarcely know
yeureelf. Try B. H. S. today. Get a bottle
at any drug store. It will drive out the
"blues, puf you on yovr teet; keep you
going an day and enable yon to sleep
sound and restful. S. S. 8. is not a
"dope, not a physic, but a fine, bracing,
purifying medicine that is sure to do you
a Srorld of good.
It is Just what you need. S. S. S. Is
prepared In the great laboratory of At
lanta. Ga and If you are troubled with
any stubborn blood disease their medical
dept. wta guide you safely to health.
permit is that granted to the People's
Light company in the sum of $60,000
for the erection of a new gas retainer
at Myrtle and Second streets. This is
one c the most modern gas recepta
cles built in the middle west and will
be put up by the company.
Petty Thievery. Coming on top of
several other thefts of a like nature
which have been reported to the po
lice during the past few days, the
theft of 10 hams from a freight car
Monday night has caused Chief
Schramm to irsue orders to his depart,
ment to arrest all suspicious looking
characters seen in the railroad yards.
Yesterday the Cudahy Packing com
pany reported to the police that one of
their cars had been broken into and a
portion of a consignment of hams had
been stolen. No trace of the thieves
was to be found wh?n officers were
detailed on the case.
Immaculate Conception Program.
The closing exercises of the year at
the Immaculate Conception academy
will open with the annual class day
program. Sunday. June 8. This will
be for the members of the school only
and will be given in St. Cecelia audi
torium. The regular graduation -pro
gram and morning musical will be
Thursday, June 12. at 10 o'clock, when
RL lev. James Davis. D. D , bishop
of the diocese of Davenport, will be'
present to award the diplomas. An in
teresting program is being prepared
for the occasion. The annual banquet
of the Alumnae association with a re
ception to the class of l9l3 will he
held on the evening of June 12 at the
Davenport Outing club with dinner at
Bankers to Dee Moines Among the
local bankers who left yesterday for
the state convention of the Iowa State
Bankers' association at Des Moines
were Louis Beta, Iowa National; Her
man OeUmann, Farmers' & Mechan
ics'; William Burrmann. Northwest
Davenport Savings, and A. L. Seeber,
North Hani son Savings & Trust
Obituary Record. The funeral of
Clara Louise Eckmana was held ton
day from the home, 1928 Hille street,
with interment in Falrmouat ceme
tery. Rev. B. H. Cheney officiated at
the home and also conducted the bur
ial services at the grave.
The funeral of the late RolUa Sulck
was held from the home, 2023 West
Fifth street, today, with requiem high
mass at St. Mary's church. The body
was taken to 8L Marguerites ceme
tery for interment.
Funerel services for the late Wil
liam H. Phillips, the veteran of the
Civil war who died Saturday aftenoon
was held at t o'clock Monday after
noon from the home. tZS Warren
street. Rev. Frank Cole, pastor of the
Methodist church, officiating. The
body of the old veteran was sent at
3:25 o'clock yesterday afternoon to
Muscatine, where interment will be
made today. The pallbearers were six
old comrades of the aged member of
the G. A. R.
Hid telegrams tracing me n-ergro- ers. For accommodation of house
work step by step to tt'i point where wives fhey will keep open till 9 In the
the deal was considered as good as evening.
closed by the Midland people. Then
came a te.egram rrom tne toioy peo- Belgians Are Fined: Get Drunk.
pie that they were unable to handle Then Fight Heine Cogge and. Rene
the merger. Papers ana telegrams erhecke, Belgians, each 24 years old,
were shown when an inquiry was who have been In this country only a
made as to the meaning 01 announce- mcntn, became Intoxicated Monday
ment by an official or tne L.oiuy Motor and engaged In a fight at Tenth
company, declaring there was no street ana Eighteenth avenue. They
which they all had their pictures taken.
Mrs. J. R. King is very sick.
Little Miss Cathiine Ball is slowly
recovering from her recent Illness.
Mrs. Cyrus Crawford is suffering
from an abscess in her ear.
J. H. Watkins visited relatives and
friends in Davenport last week.
Eugene Coldy spent last Wednesday
In the trl-citles.
Maurice G. Munson of Moline visit
ed a few days last week at the home
of his cousin, Mrs. I. S. Andrewartha,
at the M. E. parsonage.
Emma Scott of Harvard, Neb., is
here visiting at the home of her un
cle and aunt. Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Scott
The members of the Cambridge
Alumni association will hold their
19th annual banquet at the high school
building at 8 o'clock on the evening
of Wednesday, May 28.
There was a very important meet
ing of .the Woman's Relief corps at
the home of Mary FarrarSast Friday
Mrs. James Pollock and daughter
Almira spent last Wednesday in Rock
Island and Davenport.
Miss Maude Manguson of Otsco
spent Saturday in Cambridge.
The W. R. C. met with the old sol
diers at Library hall Sunday morning
at 10:30 and went in a body to the
William Hunt, after spending a
month with relatives and friends in
this vicinity, left Wednesday for his
home in Los Angeles, Cal.
contract with the Midland concern. A
committee of three has been named
to represent those who are interested
in the Midland company Jean Pope,
George W. Wood and the third mem
ber an expert accountant, a Mr. GII-1
Christ of the firm of Haskell & Sells
of St. Louis and they started work
yesterday on an inventory of the Mid
land plant They are confident that
all affairs of the company may be ad
justed without recourse to the courts.
Former Pastor to Fill Engagements,
Members of the Swedish Methodisi
church are awaiting with interest the
return of one of the earliest pastors
of the organization to fill lecture and
preaching engagements. Rev. H. W.
Eckland of Brooklyn, N. Y., who lived
in Moline more than thirty years ago
and was minister here in the early
days of the society, is to come Friday
and remain over Sunday. Friday
evening the former successful pastor,
who later went to larger fields in the
were arraigned in justice court yes
terday morning- . and assessed J5.05
each. The men are roommates, living
at 1813 Second street.
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with this Dessert
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to prepare the most charming desserts
or refreshment!, quickly and econo
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her reputation for original and pies,
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tir aatil etaoWcd and coaled. Add viae
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a ereat eanveaseac wbea too busy to Kuccse
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laaailaea. . T.
J. J. Walsh, "car foreman of the
Rock Island railroad shops here, has
resigned and will move to Marshall
town. Iowa, where he has taken a
Bimilar position for the Iowa Central
railway.- Mr. Walsh has resided here
about 11 years and will be greatly
missed from the village, as he was a
member of the school board and also
village treasurer. Mr. and Mrs. Hus
ton will move into the house to be
vacated by him.
Miss Ada Millen of Moline enter
tained at her home last Friday even
ing her pupils of the seventh and
eighth grades of Silvia.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Hockman have ar
rived home from a visit with relatives
at Mount Auburn, 111.
Mrs. Clayton Reed and little daugh
ter Edna May of Rock Island visited
at the home of Mrs. W. C. Reed, Sr..
and other relatives and friends here
Mr. Perry has opened a fruit store
in the Crowder store building on First
H. Loose has moved to Rock Island.
Mrs. J. O. Johns and two daughters
are visiting relatives at Brooklyn,
Thelma Johns visited her aunt at
Rock Island part of last week. '
Frank Wilson and mother are visit
ing relatives in Georgia-
Mrs. Bert Beerbower has returned
home from a visit in Indiana.
Miss Alice Brown of Osborne. 111.,
visited relatives here Friday.
Mrs. Kittle Pine is enjoying a visit
from her sister and mother of Wind
sor. M. Gebhardt is visiting in California.
Wlilam Abramt has returned home
from a business trip to Chicago.
Miss Josephine Nelson and brother
have returned .home from a visit at
Forest City. Iowa.
Mrs.' Gaard cf Ruthven, Iowa, is vis
iting relatives here.
The Methodist Ladies' Aid society
cleared $40 at its bazar last Tues
Catharine Sibletosky is ill.
Word was received at Silvis last
week that Mrs. Fanjoy, formerly "of
Silvis now of Canada, is quite sick.
S. H. Silvis has recovered from a
PUSHES FIGHT FOR
ARMOR PLATE PLANTf
urst has told congress that he's sim
ply trying to make effective the work
of a s.enate committee which investi
gated the entire armor plate problem
in 1896. It was thei held wise and
economical to establish such a plant.
"It seems to me that the govern
ment should proceed to erect a fac
tory," says the senator, "inasmuch as
the committee of 1896 demonstrated
that the government could manufac
ture its armor plate at about one-half
of the price charged by these com
panies that pretend to compete, but
in reality are in collusion and are not
competitors at all."
Halle, Germany A fatal Imitation
of William Tell's arrow shot at the
apple on his son's head was given
by two university students here. Kruss-
kopf placed a beer mug on his head
and a fellow student shot at it with
a revolver. Krusskonf was killed in
Relieved cf a Severe Case of
Nervousness by Pe-ru-na.
Mrs. R. c.
A n t o nio,
ure to tec
tify to the
d e b 1 1 Ity,
n e r v o us
p r o s t rar
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ttvffufr-nWrtlftiVllllTtliir Tfn ik
Washington, D. C, May 28. Sena
tor Ashrurst of Arizona is very much
in earnest with hia bill providing for
the erection by the government of an
armor plate factory- Uncle Sam, says
Ashurst, can make his own armor
plate for one-half what i3 now paid.
The bill provid3s for an initial appro
priation of $1,500,000. .
In explaining his bill, Senator Ash-
Mrs. R. C. Moore,
cough., Peruna cured me."
Stomach and Liver Trouble.
Mrs. M. P. Curry, P. O. Box 615. Pet
ersburg, 111., writes:
"I have been troubled with internal
catarrh since my girlhood and was
sick fn bed for three montKa. I had
pains all through me. When I was
able to get yp I was so weak and thin
that I could hardly walk. What I ate
disagreed with me. I had stomach and
liver trouble and my feet and limbs
were swollen so I could scarcely drag
"I took Peruna and it has done won
ders for me. My cure was a surprise
to my friends for they never expected
to see me well again. - I just took two
bottles of Peruna after doctoring for
five months and growing worse all the
Perscns who object to liquid medi
cines can now obtain Peruna Tablets.
Mrs. Morris, who lives east of Cam
bridge, passed away Sunday, May 25.
Miss Etta Terry is again able to
be at her work.
Mr. and Mrs. August Bloomberg and
son and daughter of Lynn spent Sun
day at the home of Claus Grant
The Wednesday club will meet at
the home of Mrs. Or. car W. Eaton
The confirmation nla rnolr Hnnr
with Rev Mr. Miller Saturday after J
' Decide NOW on
For Your Summer Vacation
Anybody who can afford ANY vac a- -tion,
can easiest afford a worth-while
outing in the COLORADO ROCKIE8.
Rpponep The expense of your Journey there is slight
, -. VERY LOW FARES IN EFFECT AFTER
JUNE 1 FROM ALL POINTS. You can secure excellent
boarding houee accommodations In Colorado for aa little
or as much as you pay at home. '
Take your camera, fishing rods, tennis, racquets, golf .
clubs to this mlie-above-the-sea playland AND JUST
REST AND HAVE A LOT OF FUN.
The only right way V start a Colorado, vacation is on
the de luxe
Rocky Mountain Limited
t only one night out
- via Rock Inland Lines
You sleep In sumptuous Pullmans, while away the day-
light hours m the luxury of a Buffet-Library -Observation
car and reach this sparkling wonderland rested and harpy.
Lrt me five you our illurtratnd t.or.ka
cn Colt-rado and help you plan your trip.
' F. H. PLUMMER, Ticket Agent.
Twentieth street, Rock Island.
KAL S. RAY, Asst. Gen. Pass. Agt,
Oes Moines, Iowa.