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THE ROCK ISLAND ' ARGUS, x- TUESDAY, JULY 22, 1913.
jr. O. Withrow when they were ar-
TWO ESRAPES FOR
It I P"
A oNthXINU m:ApF'RS0NAL POINTS Ji
He Stops di" Main Thorough
fare.and Is Nearly
v Run Over.
Miss Nellie White has a3 her guest
Miss Camilla Rankin of Omaha, Neb.
Colcnel C. W. Durham has gone to
Mudlavia Springs, in Indiana, lor a
Martha and Anna Huesing have de
parted for a three weeks' trip through
W. W. Holcomb, head of the Young
j & McCombs furniture department, has
If you have got any sneezing to do, (
the place to stage the event would j
be along the side of some high build
ins on a side street, or w here speeding j returned from an eastern buying 'trip,
automobiles do not sail along over B. F. Knox and daughter Iary'and
the smooth pavement. At least that
would be the advice offered by an old
codser who proceeded to pull off a
triple sneeze this morning on Nine
teenth street, and as a result was
almost run over by an automobile
and a motorcycle at the same time.
The old pentleman was crossing the
street about midway between First
and Second avenues when he wi?
visited with a desire to release
a little superfluous energy. He duck
ed his head down to about the waist
line and dived in the Inner regions
of lils coat for a red bandanna and
started operations. I'.efore the first
report had sounded a large red car
rounded tho corner at First avenue
and started in the direction of the
PLANS FOR SHOW
ARE BEING MADE
Mississippi Valley Fanciers' As
sociation to Stage Big Ex
his two little granddaughters are leav
ing this week for an outing at Lake
Mr. and Mrs. William M. Walker
have returned from Kansas City, Mo.,
where they have been spending sev
The Misses Agnes and Julia Bren
nau, 744 Twenty-fourth street, are
spending a three weeks' vacation in
Yellowstone Park, Wyoming.
Hon. E. W. Hurst has so far recov
ered his health at Nauheim, Germany,
that with his wile he has gone to
Brunns. Switzerland, for an extended
Frank Ehleb, formerly of this city.
and now of Tucson, Ariz., is in the
sneezer. He took sneeze No. 2 and ! city visiting with friends and re'.a-
hopped to one side cot seeing a de
mon coming in the opposite direction
on two wheels. While he was staging
No. 3 the motorcycle swung to one
side and just missed him by a few
inches. Contented with having per
formed what he started out to do
he lifted his head about five feet
eight Inches in the air and started
to meander slowly in the direction
i'f the river evidently going clown to
lamp the big stream and pay hid
respects to the father of waters.
CAUSE OF DEATH
Mrs, J. B. Ingalls Passes Away
Had Been Resident of
City 13 Years.
After suffering patiently for several
months Mrs. J. U. Ingalls passed away
about S o'clock last evening at her
home, 909 Twentieth street. Heart
trouble combined with other ailments
was pronounced as the cause of her
demise. Mrs. Ingalls had lived In
Itock Island the last 13 years, acfd
luring her residence in the city she
madt! countless frlend3 who wiil feel
lier loss keenly.
Mrs. Ingalls, whose maiden name
wan K.itherine Kadel, was born Sept.
1S73, at Altoona, I'a. When but a
litt'.e Klrl Khe came west with her
prtrent- and until 13 years ago made
her homo at Moiino. Mie was united
in iiinrriuKO Sept. 2. 1896, to J. B.
lnn.ilN, and to the union two children
were born. who. with the bereaved
liuliand. survive her. They are Dean
and Merrill, both of whom make their
homes in Koc k Island. Besides sir-;
leuves her parents, Mr. aid Mrs. I
M. Katie, Molitie. and two sisters,
Mrs. Charles n. Brown and Mrs!
Charles Turrlntice of Chicago.
I. T. II KHKTT.
D. T. Barret.t passed away Sattirday
at the home rf his daughter, Mrs.
Abraham Kreebcrg, nar Preemption,
nfitr a lon Jlnrgs. He was SO years
of ripe a::d was born in Ma'.ne. He
wa? a stone mason by occupation and
worked at his trade at Kockland,
Maln for a time.
In IStM he cam: to Rural township,
and the following year moved to Port
Byron, where be was in the lime busi
ness for ears Funeral services were
held yesterday afternoon at 4 : .10 at
tlie Methodist church in Port Byron.
Itrv. Mr. Kusr-eii officiated and inter
ment was made in the cemetery at i
tives. He expects to remain here sev
Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Stocker have
returned from a five weeks' vacation
trip through the west. , Yellowstone
park. New Mexico and Colorado were
among the' places and Ftates visited.
Pete Johnson, formerly employed at
the local office of the Modern Wood
man, and now a salesman for the
J Moline Plow company, arrived in Rock
j Island this morning after a five weeks'
trip through Wisconsin. Mr. Johnson
leaves tonight for the coast, where he
expects to attend to the firm's inter
ests this fall and winter.
Henry Koch, manaser of the
Thomas Drug company, has resigned
with a view to locating in Colorado
and will leave for the west tomorrow
noon. Prior to being manager of
the company, Mr. Koch was for a num
ber of years the trusted prescription
clork for the late T. H. Thomas. He
is an honest and industrious as well
as faithful and trustworthy fellow and
he best wishes of many friends will
fo'low him in his new home.
MUST PAY WATER
Starting Tomorrow Service to
Be Discontinued on All
If the present plans of the Missis
sippi Valley Fanciers' association do
not miscarry the biggest poultry show
ever staged In the tri-cities will take
place during Thanksgiving week. At
the meeting of the executive commit
tee held last night it was decided to
carry on an extensive advertising cam
paign prior to the shoV and from re
ports, exhibitors are expected from all
over the country. It was decided lst
night to use the Empire coops for ex
hibition purposes and to make the in
terior of the exhibition room uniform
A committee will be appointed in the
near future to visit all the county
fairs and poultry shows taking place
in this section of the state and in
Iowa during the fall for the purpose
cf interesting fanciers in the local
show. The fact that, the shew Is to
be beld in the Trevor & Snyder garage
assures the owners of the birds that
their stock will be well cved for in
the warm, well lighted, fireproof build
ing which is an ideal place to stage
such an exhibition. A letter from a
Cambridge poultry raiser asking for
space for 15 coops was read last night
and other inquiries in regard to the
show have been received by the local
secretary. The next meeting of the
executive committee will be held
Thursday, July 31 and at that, time
the various committees will be appointed.
Store open Wed
nesday and Sat
ALIEN WOMEN TO
CAST THE BALLOT
Mavor H. M. Schriver Gets!
Opinion from Attorney
General P. J. Lucey.
"Beginning tomorrow employes from
the waterworks department will start
out to turn off the water of all delin
quent users." declared Commissioner
Jonas Bear this morning. "We have
been lenient too long. The result is
that fully l.Ooo patrons of the depirt
ment aro behind in their bills.
"These must be met at once," con
tinued Commissioner Bear. "We will
make no distinction among the delin
quents. All will be treated alike. The
city is tired waiting for its money and
unless the obligations are attended to
at once, the water will surely be dis
continued. All of the bil'.f in the de
linquent list are long past due. most
of them being for a period of six
months and due June 1. If patrons
wake up some morning to find the!
water shut off they will understand
Mayor H. M. Schriver today receiv
ed from Attorney General P. J. Lucey
of Springfield a reply to his recent in
quiry relative to the right of foreign
born women to vote at the approaching
election in this city when the matter
of a number of bond issues will be up
Mayor Schriver asJ.ed three ques
tions: If foreign born women, married
to naturalized aliens, can vote; if un
married alien women, whose fathers
were naturalized after tney were 21,
can vote; if unmarried women born
in this country of foreign parents can
vote. The attorney general answers
yes to the first and third questions and
no to the second.. The official states
that a fis--ign born woman marryicg
a naturalized alien is automatically
given the right to vote. However, the
unmarried alien woman will have to
get out papers before voting.
GALVA YOUTHS IN
ROLE OF BANDITS
William Swan and Leroy Tan
kesley Arrested at Gene
fce 3 for Horse Stealing.
METHODIST BLUE SOX
LEAD CHURCH LEAGUE
The newly organized church league,
composed of four ball clubs, is flour-
lushing, according to present indica
tions, and interest is high. The teams
meet twice a week, cn Monday and
Thursday evenings at 6 o'clock. Con
tests are staged at the Augustana
campus and at Reservoir park. Thus
far the First Methcdist Blue Sox are
leading the league with four strath:
wing and no lesses. The standing is
... 0 2
First Methodist Red Sox . . l 2
Firs: Baptist 0 o
APPEAL THEIR CASES
TO CIRCUIT COURT
Georgianna Lafferty and Lydia
Lowe, who were sentenced July 15
to the county jail for a period of 20
days by Police Magistrate C. J. Smith,
were released from the county bas
tile this morning. They have appeal
ed their cases to the circuit court
and bond of $200 for each defendant
was filed with Carl Schmacht as sure
ty. They were charged with disorder
ly conduct. '
First Methodist Blue Sox
! Edgewood Baptist
MAY PURCHASE AUTO
FOR CITY OFFICIALS
It i3 expected that an automobile
will soon be purchased by the city
dads which can be jointly used by
le chief of police and the city en
gineer. It is understood that provi
sion for the securing cf the machine
was considered at the time of the
fixing of the amount to be loaned to
the city by the banks in anticipation
of the tax levy, which is not due until
the first of the year.
William Swan and Leroy Tankesly,
Galva youths, are in the county Jail
at Cumbridse charged with horse steal-1
inn. The pair were takeu in Geneseo J
Monday alternoon. Swan, who is IS
enrs of age. was armed with a re-
County Judge B. S. Bell. Commis
sioner C. G." Anderson and City Attor
ney Ja.nes Johnston, all of Moline.
SOIL EXPERTS MOVE
QIIPPI IPS TO PITY 1713(1,5 tn automobile trip yesterday to
vJUl I LHJ IU VI I I iGejeoeo. Willie there they Inspected
The experts from the University of, the new cement pavement, which is
oler and a quantity of ammunition i Illinois, who are making a soil survey being laid. Judge Bell thinks this ma
puniiasid for the adventure. His of Rock Island county, today moved i terlal excellent for paving purposes
companion is but 12 years of age. j their base of supplies from Port By-, and says that it is to be tried out
Saturday evenir.c. it is charged, the ron to this city. They expect to work1 on one of the street near Prospect
two t)iys took a icani or horses hitched In the vicinity of East Moline and
to a .Mirrey from in front of a store , Watertown for a while. A prellmln
i;i Galvu. They drove to a point be-ary test is now being made of the soil,
tweon Cambridge and L'lah and spent which Is to be followed by a thorough
the night under the vehicle. Sunday 'and scientific analvsis.
tiiey put in moHt of the time on the
r;vl and camped at nlnht near Gene
seo. K"Ing to that city Monday. There
they ttisded their team to B. E. Som
nicrs for a team of muies and were
trying to seli the surrey to Alderman
SEWER AND WATER MAIN
PETITIONS ARE FILED
park in Moiine, Its cost is about half
tiiat of asphalt or brick.
FOR PAVING JOB
The hoard of local improvements
met this morning and ODened bids
Yecterday afternoon in county court j for the brick pavement on Seventh
petitions for sewer and water mains avenue from Eleventh to Twelfth
We Buy and Sell
Deere an4 Company
Moline Tlow Co.
Hoot & Van D.:rvoort stocks
LITTEN & ROBERTS
Stccks, Bends, Mortgage.
reoplcs National Bank Buildiaj
Hock Island. I1L
' in Glenwood addition and in Brooks'
third addition were filed by City
TOMORROW PROBATE DAY
! . IN THE COUNTY COURT
I Tomorrow Is probate day in countv
court. Three wills are to be acted
on by the county judge.
streets. The contract was awarded
to the Tri-City Construction company
for (2.31 a square yard.
v a mm
33 7 'wr' m TTf
ires. u i is e i y u m
107-139 W. 2nd St.
Tram 's Grand 'Dinner Set Offer Tree
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The 100-Piece Set Con
13 Dlnnar 1 Pickle Diih
,1 Satif 1 -in. Covered
12 Prnlt D1h
12 Individual 1 0Terei ,
Butter , Sugar Bowl
Chips 1 14-in. Tur-
13 Soup j key Flatter
, 5lat" '-'J l owoner
12 Cupi vegetable
12 Saucers t Dish
f Pitcher 1 Butter Plate
1 10-in. Meat 1 targ-e Octa-
Ilah gon Bread
1 Sauce Boat Plate
1 Diana Salad 1 Bound Fota-
Dlsh to Dish
'Read How You Can Get
This 'Beautiful Dinner Set Tree
GP.AXD OFFER 0. 1 This 100-piece Dinner Set will be iriven to yon
free with eiery purchase of $100 worth or oer of Furniture or Household
tool, whether von buy them on Frane'c dipnitied credit pluu or pay cash.
(il.M OFFFK 0. 2 A ."itt-piece Dinner Set will he plven free with
every sale amounting to $", and the goods may be boticrbt on our dignified
credit plan or for cash.
- (ilt.VND OFFER 0. 3 Franc will sell you the 100-piece Dinner Set
outright for $12."0, on terms of $1 Cash and 2 Monthly, xr yn can buy the
.Vl-piece Dinner Set outright for $fi..V on Franc's liberal terms of H (ash
and 1.."0 Monthly.
Gil AND OFFER 0. 4 If yon buy either of the Dinner Sets outright
now on. the terms mentioned above and should you at any time, within one
jenr, buy a bill of household goods amounting to $1(10. Franc will credit
your account with $12. If your purchase amounts to .K) Franc will credit
jour acoonnt with $t'..50, thereby giving you this beautiful Dinner Set abso
lutely FREE In either case.
The 50-Piece Set Con-"
6 Dinner 1 Meat '
6 Pie Plates . '
6 Fruit Vegetable
6 Individual 1 Oblong-
Butter Potato Dish
6 Soup Plates Salad Disk
6 Cups . x CoTMd
6 Saucers ? ; Sugar Bowl
1 Cream 1 Cream
Families of Strikers Put Out of Their Homes Because They Won t Return to Work
wPf'--'f ' y - f r
Evicted Family of an Ipswich Striker.
mill families at
more t be e'icUered.
ofcn ! fend eat their
At present ll.ey cook
men s In the open and
evicted and aa extra cordon of poi.:e I sleep In the cnen, ecme In their beds
had to be Crafted to preserve order.
The men who control the mills aifo
own the tenements In which the strik
ers end their families dwell, and Jo
clare Ihe strikers either must go ia
work or get out cf the houses.
In orcer 10 take care of ihe evicted
pecpie, e plan is on foo; to ereci tents
in which the roofless famines are to
and tn-hsrs curied ti in rugs or car
lets or in chiilra,
The" Eirike began In May, when the
men fieir.anded a 20 per cent Increase
in uiyi.- vagea. There has beou con
siilerabte violence, a woman being
killed E.n 1 eight yiea injured in one
The eirika waa originally called by
the Industrial Workers of the World.
After miner outbreaks, tlfe men re
turned without having made any set
tlement. At the 6ame time they re-pudia'-ed
the Industrial Workers and
trampled the flag of that organization
under their feet,
A litilo later on organizer came to
town to take charge of the situation
and HOO Italian and 100 Greeks again
leU the miils. The English-speaking
employes, numbering 500, remaineu at
work at first, but subsequently many
cf them quit work.
After the fatal riot, leaders Her
mann and Pingree were arrested,
charged with inciting to riot. In hla
cell Pingree said that the disturbance
was a frameup by the police to justify
the keeping of a large number of of
ficers on hand. The mills have been
under poiice guard.
BRYAN IS OFFERED $24,000 jlnV r
Arch Selwyn Would Mako Secretary
cf State a Press Agent.
New Ycrk, July 22. Arch Seiwyn,
managing director of a theatrical com
pany, ha3 -written Secretary Bryant
''Sirs if the newspapers are correct
in quoting you as saying that your sai-
,d living wage.
i fully your.i.
Dutch SocialiEis Refuse Posts.
The Hague, Netherlands, July 22.
Pleter Jellfcs Troeisira and ihe other
Diiicli socialist leaders definitely de
cided yesterday to decline the invita
tion ivm to tiiern to join the new
ary as secretary of elaie is Insufficient ! cabinet under the premiership of iJr.
for your means that you are there- j Kirk Bos, the lioeral-democratic dep
fore compelled to add to your income ! uty,
by 'outside work,' I beg leave to offsrj . 1
you a position that will pay you twice Policerran S.ain by Burglars.
as much as the Untied Spates govern- j Ne
ment and winch will call for vour in- r.nt!
York, Juiy 22.-
John Cahiil, a
poucenmn, waa muraered eariv vps-
dividual aliention. In other words, I ) terday, prohebiv by burglars whom
offer you $24,0d0 as chief publicity he surprised in an attempt to break
promoter of (naming his com-'into the rectory bfck of St. Matthew's
tv..l.Llnll.il ,ui CI 11 Jill 11 V latTU I 111 g uii
the banks of the Iowa river, a few
miles from town, yesterday. The sher
iff threatened 100 attendants with ar
rest and the mill ended before a bio
was struck, as the officer arrive1 be
fore the preliminaries were started.
"The position is one of importance,
and like your present 'iiieh office' of
world-wide influence, for the play Is
Another cate of smallpox has devel
oted in the city, the victim being 12-
vparilit Frsnrit! I.llo Cvan.
a.- d. " " "
teenth ttreet. The health officials i about to be nre.'-.en:ed r.m r-mli- it. ti,
Gtorge Burly and Percy Garrett. I made the discovery this mcrnine and. Knifed Slate. ht ir, r.v
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I ju., u..un , -immeaiaieiy piacea tne nouse under 'center of the world. The position is
; $200 bonds, were released tfa.:s afier- quarantine. Whether or not the boy lone thai will rail for the highest qual-
neon from the county jail, being able! will be removed to the isolatioa hos- itv of intellect and resourcefulness.
, pital has not been determined. the combination for which we axe will-
Cathoiic church ?t Brooklyn. The
marks of a burglar's Jiirtniy wero
found on the door ot the rectory.
j to produce their bonds.
Sheriff Prevents Iowa Bout.
Iowa City, Iowa, July 22. Sheriff
Theodore Fauta of Johnson county
broke up a tight between Charles Bell
of Iowa City, colored, and "Packy"
Brown cf Tennessee, another negro.
CARRIES DYNAMITE; HAS
SCUFFLE; HIS LIFE LOST
Poughkeepsle, N. Y., July 22. Mar
tin Funk. 18, was blown to pieces
and his brother Howland's left hand
was torn off today when, during a
playful wrestling match, a stick of
dynamite In the hip pocket of Mar
tin exploded as he fell to the ground.
The accident occurred near German
town, where the Funks were camping.
employes thing the shut down may be
news all the time The
CORN PRODUCTS CLOSES .
BIG PLANT AT WAUKEGAN
Waukegan, 111., July 22. The local
plant of the Corn Products company,)
established 25 years ago and employ-1
ing of0 men, cloeed today for an in- j
definite period. SuperlntenJer.t Lbert
declined to discuss the rsaeoas. Many
Glasses in Time,
Neglect to have them prop
erly examined may cause a
lifetime of sorrow and re
Small disorders grow mor
serious every day. There Is
satisfaction in knowing for
sure that your eyes are all
WE CAN TELL YOU.
JEWELER 1702 Second Avenus.