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THS JIOCK ISLAND ARGUS, MONDAY. JUNE 23, 1913.
given by men prominent in business
iu the three cities.
Watt Heads Alumni. At the 37th
Dean Hare Injured. Dean Marma
duke Hare of Trinity cathedral, is at
the Elackstone hotel, Chicago, Buffer
ing from a dislocated shoulder blade
received in an automobile accident at
Gevena, 111., last Wednesday. Dean
and Mrs. Hare and Mrs. H. A- Torrey
were on their way to Chicago in the
auto of George F. Lindsay. In mak
ing a turn near Geneva the auto skid
ded and the dean was thrown out. His
injuries were cared for in Geneva,
after which th party proceeded to
Chicago. Although painful, Dean
Hare's injuries are not considered ser
ious and he is expected home the early
part of the week.
Misting Man's Suit Case Found.
Two suit cases found back of the
bu'ding of the Harkert Cigar com
pany at Fourth and Taylor streets, be
long to Lee Shaw, according to a let
ter received by Chief Hans Schramm
of the Davenport police department,
Saturday, from his mother, Mrs. Anna
Shaw, llv'ng at Poplar Bluff, Mo. The
FIRST BUILDING OF
for all by Calumet.
For daily ose in millions cf kitchens has
proved that Calumet is highest net only ia
quality but in Uavtning power as well en
failing in results pore to the extreme acd
wonderfully economical in'nse. Ask yonr
grocer. And try Calumet nest bake day.
RECEIVED HIGHEST AWARDS
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woman writes that she bas not heard
from her son for five weeks and she
is anxious about him. It is not known
where he Is. In one suit case was
found a tablet bearing the name of
Lee Shaw and this at first led to the
belief that it belonged to Leon Shaw,
the man who was killed by being run
over by a freight car a week ago. The
mother of Lee Shaw was located
through'the Poplar Bluff police.
Police News Tom Foley was given
a sentence of HO days in jail by Magis
trate Roddewig on a charge of carry
ing concealed weapons. He was ar
rested by Officer Al Sanford at the
Milwaukee depot, where it is said, he
was found asleep with a gun and a
box of cartridges protruding out of his
pockets. Henry Erickson was picked
up on the river front by Officer San
ford and was given 10 days In jail by
Magistrate Roddewig on a vagrancy
charge. The sentence was suspended
and Erickson was ordered to leave the
city. George Steckel and John Ahlers
are charged with fast and careless
driving. They were arrested near
Sixth and Warren streets about noon
Saturday by Officer Koppes and were
PANAMA - PACIFIC EXPOSITION NOW FINISHED 1
San Francisco, June 23. With the
Panama-Pacific exposition still two
years away, ; the first building the
headquartcTsof the construction and
architectural departments already
has been completed. Although of small
size when compared to the huge ex
hibit palaces it is an imposing edifice.
All of the 14 main exhibit palaces
will be under construction within a
few months and will be completed in
July, 1914. As soon as they are finish
ed an army of landscape gardeners
and workmen will begin setting out
upon the grounds and in the courts
millions of trees, flowers, palms and
rare shrubs. These include innumer
given a hearing in police court this
Former Davenporter. W. W. Wal
lace, prominent music teacher in the
city 30 years ago, is visiting here for
tho first time since he left tho city
so many years ago, and is stopping
with Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Drury, 116
West Sixth street. While here Mr.
Wallace was leader of the choir. lie
is now located in Kansas City and is
now on his way to Pittsburgh to at
tend the international Eisteddfod, or
convention of Welsh singers.
To Sue Light Company. As a result
of a gas explosion a few days ago, in
which Mrs. Michael Foley, 414 East
Eighth street, was seriously burned
about the head, and her son, James
Foley, an employe of the Peoples
Light company, also badly burned, it
is understood that suit will be insti
tuted in the local courts for damages
against tho Peoples Lirit company.
Attorneys have been employed in the
matter, but the details of the claims
could not be learned yesterday. Mrs.
Foley engaged the Peoples Light com
pany to install gas connections in her
home and while the workmen were
engaged in connecting the pipes, one
of the open joints cf the pipes which
was plugged with dirt permitted gas
to escape and when attention, was call
ed to the leak, one of the company's
workmen applied a lighted candle to
the joint and an explosion occurred.
Co. B Boys to Des Moines Ser
geant Carl G. Brown, Corporal Mifflin
S. Funk, Corporal Koehlr and Pri
vates Taylor and Beddison of Com
pany B, left for Des Moines, where
they will represent their company at
tho Iowa state rifle range June 23, 24,
25 and 26.
Building Permits. A building per
mit has been ifiaed by the clerk of
the board of public works, F. W.
Friedhold, to P. W. DeHart, to erect
an addition to the DeHart and Corse
plumbing shop at 1510 Harrison street.
It will be a one-story addition, built of
tile, and will cost about fsOO. Con
tractor W. G. Tamer has taken out
a permit for building an addition to
the rear of ths residence of W.
Schwertfeger, 2007 Gaines stret.
To Post Ball Games. The Register
Life Insurance company will adopt a
flag system by which they will keep
all people passing their building at
Seventh and Brady street posted on
the ball games. One large 17-foot white
flag with the lettering "basaJ to-
1 day" will designate the playing days,
i Another flag of similar size will tell
when there is no game. There are
I also eight smaller flags, one contain
; ins the name of each town in the
j Three Eye league. These will be un
furled alongside the big flags, accord
ing to the name of the visiting team.
By these signals Davenporters will be
informed not only when there are
home games but at the same time
will know the visiting team.
Obituary Record. Gottlieb Doerner,
65 years old, died Friday afternoon
i at Mercy hospital after a lingering
nine S3. He had been at the hospital
for some time. So far as Is known
at the present time the man has no
surviving relatives in Davenport. Ar
rangements for the funeral have not
Phil Pearsall of Port Byron is as
sisting his brother, R. L. Pearsall, in
the store for a few days.
Paul Shepperd, who was overcome
with the heat the early part of tho
able orange and lemon trees In fruit
and in blossom, bulbs from Holiand,
giant tree ferns from Australia, rhod
odendrons from West Virginia and
England, banana plants from Central
America. Hundreds of thousands of
cuttings are being raised in the ex
position greenhouses. The exposition
palaces win be set as in a semi-tropical
paradise; in the vast inner courts
wonderful floral effects will lend
warmth and beauty to the colossal
grouping of statuary and huge colon
nades and peristyles. Many strange
exotic plants will be shown in the
great tropical south garden.
This picture, just taken, shows first
work in landscaping.
week, is able to be at work again.
Rev. Mr. Margileth, who is ill at
the home of his daughter, Mrs. Aman
da Allsbrow, is better.
Mrs. Amanda Allsbrow entertained
the ladies of the Baptist Aid society
at a ten-cent tea in the basement of
the Baptist church Thursday after
noon from 2 to 5 o'clock. A nice
lunch and social time was enjoyed.
Mr. and Mrs. John Allsbrow are en
tertaining the latter'8 brothers and
wife of St. Louis.
Mrs. Emma Ellis of Letts, Iowa, call
ed on friends in Watertown Thurs
Mrs. R. Letch and Mrs. Ida Crippen
have returned from a visit iu Water
Mrs. G. W. Scott left Friday for
Geneseo as a delegate to Re be kali
lodge of East Moline.
Mrs. Fred Willey and son spent the
last week visiting her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Wise.
John McGDlivary of Davenport was
a business caller here Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe French are tha
happy parents of a baby girl.
Miss Linda Letch has returned from'
Waterloo, Iowa, where sho graduated
in a stenographic course from the col
lege of commerce.
Mrs. O. Arenschild spent last Sun
day visiting in Buffalo, Iowa.
Ralph Gest is ill 'vitb. typhoid fever.
Mrs. George Allsbrow, Mrs. Ed Axel
son and Mrs. Thomas Baff spent Wed
nesday in Osborn, 111., visiting Mrs.
Dave Schafer, who entertainea on that
day the Ladies' Aid society of the
Mrs. Oscar Arenschild and son, Vic
tor, are in Iowa visiting Charles Ar
enschild and family.
Miss Dorothy Taber of Macomb, 111.,
Epent the past few days visiting Mr.
and Mrs. E. Taber.
The Royal Neighbors cf Riverside
camp Xo. 1714 entertained Thursday
evening at the hall in honor of the
14th anniversary of the camp. A mu
sical program was rendered and a
good time was enjoyed. Little pins
with the words Royal Neighbors were
received by each guest. Ice cream
and cake were served to So guests. The
program was: Solo, Helen Ansbrook;
piano solo. Miss Maude Swanson; vo
cal solo, Marie Gill; piano solo, Paul
ina Peterson; vocal solo, Charles
Swanson; guitar 6olo, Walter Claus
en; vocal solo, Pauline Peterson; vo
cal boIo, Mrs. W. Clausen; piano solo,
Miss Edna Hendricks.
Ail the aea an tne cms xta
Grant Right to Lay Sewer. At a
special meeting cf the Watertown vil
lage beard the state institution was
granted a franchise right to lay the
main sewer on Sixth street and First
avenue in that village. According to
the terms of the ordinance tie village
of Watertown gives the state a 20
year franchise to lay sewer mains on
Sixth street and First avenue in that
village and in returns-he 6tate gives
the village the right to connect t,bs
new school building asd residents
living along the course of the sewer
main. The village reserves the right
to appoint an inspector who shall have
peker to determine the places where
connections with connecting sewer
pipes may be made. The Watertown
state institution authorities have com
menced the work of repairing the sep
tic tank' and later will replace the
sewer mains with new ones. This
part of the work was stopped many
weeks ago by the village board.
Arrest Youthful Burglars. Two
youthful law breakers were arrested
when Charles Pappas and B. L. Lund
were jailed, the charge asainst them
being larceny, and possibly burglary.
They, it is alleged, entered a housa
occupied by a number of Greeks on
Burlington avenue and stole about
5150 in money and two gold watches.
The entrance was made while the oc
cupants of the house were away aad
the money was collected from the
pockets of trousers found hanging la
the houss. Pappas gave his age as 13,
while Lund gave his age as 16.
Ericsson Playground Open. Erics
son playground will be opened Wed
nesday morning with Miss Mattie An
derson of this city as supervisor, from
8 a. m. until 4 p. m. Elizabeth WTat-
son, also of Moline, is to be in charge
from 4 until 8 p. m. Xo basketball.
baseball or football games will be al
lowed, as the yard is small, but all
children over two years of age will
be welcomed and equipment to suit
the taste cf every one will be install
ed. The story telling hour between 2
and 3 o'clock will interest many and
will be a splendid way of keeping tho
children quiet during the hottest part
cf the day.
Install Curb Lights. Fifteenth street
is to blaze with light. Modern five
light electric lamp posts are to be
erected all the way from Fourth ave
nue to Eighth, and if the library board
wheels into line the row of brilliant,
lights may be extended north of the
railroad tracks. There will be 10
posts to a bock, eight on each side of
the street. With five electric lights
to a post, there will be SO to a block,
or 320 between Fourth and Eighth ave
Hospital Is Assured. A new twin
hospital buildir-g, to cost in the neigh
borhood of IS0.000 and doubling the
present capacity of the flourishing city
institution, is now practically assured.
Ths hospital bill passed both houses
Saturday in the session which did not
adjourn until after midnight All that
Is now necessary is Governor E. F.
Dunne's signature, and it Is not believ
ed that this will be a stumbling block.
Co-eds Study at Y. Plans for start,
ing a school in salesmanship for both
men and women are being considered
at the Y. M. C. A. The Idea upon
which Assistant Secretary McLaugh
lin, who is handling the proposition, is
working, is to limit tho pupils to 100
and to divide them into 10 sections so
as to handle them easier. The ses
sions will be held at the association
building and will start with a supper
In order to inEtill a social spirit. From
7 to 8 p. ei. three addreEees are to be
A Steamboat trip
u ippar iwiwMippi
TLe gangplank ia lifted, the vrhistl
blows, and you gUd into pleasure
&i scenes that are new to you.
Hundreds of miles of picturesque travel;
cool nver breezes: music.dsnelDg, tames.
fiartlee srips eihore stlatertt.D points
including tbe Keokuk dam.tbeS28.TG0 ,000
miie-ton. bdro-electric power plsail.
Btrecifus Steamers provide trirs of from
9 to 10 days Largest, safest rlTcr steam
e ln, the country. B! comfortable
electric lighted, ventilated staterooms;
asd (be finest roeels yoa eTer at Oct
iuostr&ted Vacation Foleler
ETRECKFIS 5TRAMBOAT LIMB)
tt. J. FILLERTO.N. Local Act.
annual reunion of the Moline High
School Alumni association, held in tha
Moline club rooms, Gerge A. Watt,
'93, was elected as successor to G. A.
Ford, .whose leadership for the past
two terms has been most successfnL
The choice of the new head of the or
ganization was unanimous, no other
candidate being mentioned for the po
sition. Obituary Record. Summons of death
came to Mrs. Fred Lindloff, pioneer
resident of Coal Valley, at 3:45 Friday
afternoon. She had been making her
home with her daughter, Mrs. R. M.
Pryce, on a farm south of town. Death
was due to infirmities incident to age
and came after a lingeiing illness.
Margaretha Rohwer was born in Jef
enstedt, Holstein, Germany, June 13,
1S3C, and at the age of 20 came to
this country. She removed to Coal
Valley in 186" and had been a resident
there ever since with the exception of
two years that she lived in Rural
township.' She is mourned by two
daughters, Mrs. Mary Sievers of Dav
enport and Mrs. R. M. Pryce of Coal
Valley, four grandchildren and one
brother, Claus Rohwer of Donahue,
Iowa; also a host of friends, won by
her cheerful annd unselfish character
in the course of her long residence in
the county. Her husband, Fred Lind
loff, and two sons were the victims of
a mine tragedy about ten years ago.
The sons were overcome with foul
gases In a shaft sunk on their farm.
Mr. Lindloff went down in the shaft
and lost his life in attempting to aave
his Eons. ,
E. L. Weaverllng, who has been vis
iting his mother, Mrs. Henry Weaver
ling, returned to his home in Daven
port, Iowa, Thursday.
Mrs. H. E. Burgess and two children
have gone to Flushing, Mich, to make
an extended visit with relatives.
Mrs. J. H. Carnahan and daughter
Miss Marie Ismail of Joy were guests
Wednesday at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. S. R. Amlong.
Rev. J. B. Bartle spent Friday in
J. M. Davis was a bu-siness visitor
in Davenport, Iowa Wednesday.
Rev. B. S. Nebitt of Viola will preach
in the Methodist church Sabbath
evening and the Aledo pastor, Rev.
J. B. Bartle, wH deliver the annual
thank offering sermon ia the Vlcla
Methodist church that evening. The
Epworth League will be led by a mem
ber of the Viola Epworth League xa
exchange for a member of the Aledo
Prof. Henry Lloyd went to Girard
Thursday to spend a few days with
Master Lee Ward of Denver, Cofo.
who is visiting the home of his uncle
and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. G. Venable,
went to Joy Wednesday to make a
short visit writh relatives.
Mr. Hofstra of Chicago returned
home Wednesday after a short visit
Mrs. Elizabeth Yarde and daugh
ter, Mrs. W. R. Collins, went to Alexis
Thursday to spend the day with Mrs.
Yarde's daughter, Mrs. Richard
J. F. Sharp took his carpenters to
Griffin Wednesday where they wtll
construct a new building for tho
Northwestern Brick and Tile company.
The Chrysanthemum Sewing club
was entertained at the home of Mrs.
Charles W. Nesbitt on Tuesday after
nocn. Twenty-five ladies were pres
ent and a -rery pleasant afternoon was
J. E. Icenogle went to Browning, 111.
Friday to visit his mother, Mrs. P. D.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Curry of New
Boston were Aledo visitors Wednes
Miss Louise Haas returned home
Saturday from Keithsburg, where she
has been spending two weeks with
ber grandmother, Mrs. R. S. Hoyt.
Miss Nellie Thompson of Aledo, Miss
Ola Bradford of Sunbeam and Mies
Vance Kiddoo of Joy left Saturday
for Macomb, where they will attend
the summer school at the State nor
Lyman HImes met with a very pain
ful accident Thursday while working
in the Stevenson building on Seventh
street. A plank ever which he was
taking a loaded wheelbarrow broke
and threw him into the basement. No
benes were broken but he was badly
bruised and is still in a serious con
dition. Lewis M. Fritch of this city and
Miss Orisea Morford of Suez township
were married at the Presbyterian
manse in Monmouth on Wednesday
afternoon, June 18. The ceremony
was performed by Dr. W. R. king.
The young people were attended by
the parents cf the bride, Mr. and Mrs.
Morford. The brldo la well known in
this city where she attended Drury
academy and later graduated from the
normal department of William and
Vashti college. Mr. Fritch recentiy
graduated from Valpariso university
of Pharmacy and now has a position in
T. C. Ccbbs' drug store. Mr. and Mrs.
Fritch have gone to housekeenlns in
the Palace house -where they are at
acme to their many friends.
At the annual - meeting of the
Vcman'g Mission society of the Rock
river presbytery of the United Presby
terian church held in Moline Wednes
day Miss Nancy. Wamick of ' Aledo
was elected recording secretary and
Miss Minnie Rankin of this city wat
Mr. and Mrs. John Klooster of Chi
cago re-urned to their home WednM.
day. Thsy had attended the wedding
of their sen, Abel J. Klooster and Miss
Frances Greer, which occurred at the
home of the bride's parents. Mr. and
Mrs. jr. E. Greer of Abingdon town-
emp on Tuesday even in er
1 Mr- 31ary KeUogg ot New Boston
No Public Service is Expected to be
Abreast of the Bay and the Minute
like the Telephone
In prompt response to public demand, the
number of Bell connections has now
risen to a total of 7,000,000 telephones, an
increase of 140 in the past four years.
Every one expects as a matter of course
that the telephone at his elbow shall be the
means of instantaneous communication with
everybody else, whether across the way or a
thousand miles distant.
The problem of keeping up-to-date the
equipment and organization and territory, all
velopmg so tremendously, is being
rably, solved by the Bell System.
eloping so tremendously, is being ao;
ablv solved bv the Bell Svstem.
Central Union Telephone Company,
,, A. J. Beverlin, Manager.
i - Telephone West 400.
spent Wednesday with Aledo friends.
Mrs. Marie Evans returned from New
Boston Wednesday after a few days'
visit with her daughter, Mrs. W. H.
Miss Edna Stone of Morrison spent
Thursday with Aledo friends.
Mrs. M. I. Armstrong and Miss
Katherine Armstrong of Joy spent
Thursday with Mrs. Armstrong's
daughter, Mrs. Samuel Baker.
Will E. Nesbitt arrived home Wed
nesday from -a two weeks' visit with
relatives and friends in Pittsburg, Pa.
Miss Anna Mapes is making an ex
tended visit with relatives and friends
in Sumner, Mo.
L. C. Detwiler was a bTslnes3 vis
itor in Reynolds Thursday.
J. M. Harney went to Clinton, la.
Wednesday on a short business trip.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Philleo spent Wed
nesday with friends in Milan.
State's attorney J. M. Wilson and
family were Rock Island visitors
Miss Bessie Donnelly has gone to
Macomb to attend the summer school
at the Illinois State normal.
W. T. Church, F. M. Church and Ed
Moberg weHt to Yates City Thursday
Mrs. James Fawsett and daughter,
Mrs. Coila Longwell of New Boston,
were guests of Aledo relatives Wednes
day. Miss Helen McArthur returned to
her work In the Columbia School of
Expression in Chicago Wednesday
after enjoying a few weeks vacation
Mrs. C. A. Friese entertained tho
Priscilla club at her home Wednesday
afternoon. A very pleasant afternoon
was spent during which light refresh
ments were served.
J. P. Black and Bona, Wilbur and
Paul went to Kewanee Thursday to
spend a few days with Mr. Black's
daughter, Mrs. Lyman Miller.
Mrs. Mattie Smith of Galesburg is
spending a few days with her daugh
ter. Miss Grace Rapelje.
Mrs. John Cribbage of Joy spent
Thursday with Mrs. Fred Vance.
The Mercer County Automobile as
sociation will hold a meeting in Joy
Mr. and Mrs. Abel J. Klooster, who
were married Tuesday evening, left
Wednesday for Chicago where the new
home on East 87th street will be
ready for their friends after July 1.
Mr. and Mrs. O. Markham of Cali
fornia, who have been spending sev
eral weeks in Des Moines, are making
a short visit with their aunt, Mrs.
Miss Opal Rader of New Boston
spent Wednesday with Aledo friends.
The Swedish Missionary society of
the SwediBh Lutheran church was en
tertained at the home of Mrs. J. A.
1HCO. N. VAIL, PRESIDENT
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THE WESTERN UNION
Johnson on Spruce street Thursday
Mrs. W. Haynes and Mrs. J. W.
Coffland and son, Willis, went to
Viola Friday to spend the day with.
Mrs. Haynes' sister. Mrs. Frank Terry.
The city telephone committee, com
posed ot Mayor McRoberts, as chair
man; E. Parkman, W. H. Morrison
and J. W. Edwards, went to Clinton,
Iowa Wednesday to inspect the auto
matic telephone system of that city.
Mrs. Benamin Sharp, son Clair, and
mother, Mrs. Mary Gorman, arrived
home Friday from an extended visit
with Mrs. Gorman's daughters, Mrs. D.
ire la i
Halsted and Mrs. Chester Zentmire
Mrs. F. M. Lemon of Joy
Thursday with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Eric Hawkinson.
Mrs. J. P. Lemon and Mrs. D. A.
Hebel entertained a company of
friends Thursday afternoon and an
other on Friday afternoon at the home
of Mrs. Lemon on North. College ave
nue. Mrs. James Geesey returned to her
home in Alpha Friday after spending
a w eek with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Katherine Pickup of Rock Is
land is upending the week with her
grandmother, Mrs. Mary Weaverllng.
Mrs. J. White and little daughter,
Ruth, of Keithsburg came Friday to
visit Mrs. White's parents, Mr. ud
Mrs. H. Cullison and other relatives.
II. E. Maxwell arrived home Wed
nesday from a short business trip to
William Bloomer of Muscatine, Iowa
who has been visiting hip brother.
James Bloomer near Joy went to Chi
cago Friday. ,
One of the pretties'. June weddings
occurred at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Thompson Bradford near Sunbeam on
Wednesday afternoon, June 18, when
their daughter, Miss Mary Bradford,
and Wilmer J. Peters of Flint, Mich,
were united in marriage by Rev. A.
Jaggers in the presence of 75 relatives
and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Peters will
make their home on a farm near
Flint where they will be at home after
Mrs. Ralph Ceis and little daughter
of Oklahoma City, Okla., are visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W, H.
Miss Rosa Rutledge returned to her
home in Alpha Saturday after spend
ing two weeks in the T. D. Winder's
Company Produce plant where she
has had charge of the egg candling
department. This company is sending
out large consignments of eggs every
week to the eastern markets and em
ploy a crew of girls who candle the
egga and sort thjem according to size,
grade and color.