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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY, JTLT 22, 1313.
MOLINE'S SECTION OF .THE ARGUS
Day's News Happenings in Rock Island's Sister City
TO ASK CONGRESS
TOR $150,000 FOR
BRIDGE TO ISLAND
l Congressman Tavenner Prepar-
ing Bill for the Bene
l fit of Moline.
5 SENDS A ROUGH DRAFT
Present Structure, Erected 40 Years
. Ago. May Be Replaced by
I One of Concrete.
I Congressman Clyde II. Tavenner is
t preparing to introduce in the lower
house of conttress a bill appropriating
$150,000 for a new bridge to connect
I Jiolinf with Rock Island arsenal. It
posed to UHti reinforced concrete
erect a viaduct over the rail-
ad tracks at the kouiIi end
claimed that the charges were false
and that an attempt had been mad;
by the woman to entice him. he was
bound over in the sum of $1,000 and
is now in jail.
POLICE SAY PAY
East Moline Coppers Want
Raise of $10 Per Month
Alderman Fair Resigns.
Kast Moline policemen want more
pay. They are now getting $60 per
month and they think their services
are worth $70, in addition to the pres
ent allowance of $5 per month for
clothing. The chief wants $S0 per
month. Their request, made before
the city council Monday evening, was
laid over for future action.
Alderman Grant Fair, who has re
moved from the Second to the Firt
ward, submitted his resignation and
it was accepted with regret. It will
LET CHANCE FIX
LENGTH OF TERM
President Dick of Newly Elect
ed School Board Will Re
tire Next Spring.
ORGANIZATION IS EFFECTED
Tax Levy of $35,000 Made for East
Moline and Watertown District
for the Coming Year.
frequently ns n pen name the nnro
mantic one of "Margaret " Smith."
work, their pay at the shops going on. t poet" John Greenleaf " "vVhlttier. nsed
ADout loo navo been enrolled up until
recently but the number has dropped
to 90 since the hot weather began. A
vacation of a month will be taken and
the sessions will be resumed the first
of September. T. N. Jones is instruc
tor of t,hese classes. A large enroll
ment is looked for in the fall.
.resent bridco was erect eri 4ft venr 10 1111 nls Place- Mr- 1"alr8 erm woula
sit;o ana the tralfic now demands
. heavier and more modern structure.
Whether the bill will be recommend-
. ed for paxsaso will no doubt depend j
i to a larH extent upon the attitude of
: t!i) war department.
in Kt r or 1111. 1..
The congressman has forwarded to
' Moline a rough draft of his proposed
bill, whih is as follow h:
"lir it enac ted by the house of re-pre-M
utative.-!, etc., that the sum of $150.-
ii')') is hereby appropriated for the con
Mruction of a reinforced concrete
bridge to replace tiie pre-c-nt bridge!
'j from the, island of Ruck island. Iil., to
t!iH city of Moline, 111., including the ;
' comn ruction of a suitable viaduct over 1
I the railroad tracks which adjoin the!
approach to the said proposed bridge.
I "Provided, that this appropriation I
ihall not b available until the city I
- ;f Moline shall, by nrc-per instrument
Organization of the newly elected
board of education of District 37, in
cluding East Moline and Watertown,
was effected Monday evening by the
election cf Mrs. Grant Fair as secre
tary at a salary of $15 per month and
the naming of committees. . Lots were
drawn to determine the length of term
with the following result:
One year President George Dick,
A. B. Dieterich. Mrs. S. A. Cartwright.
Two years Mrs. Gran: Fair, D. B.
Three years G. F. Schilling, Joseph 5
Terms will expire in the spring, the
annual election b?ing held hereafter
t in April. Following are the commit
tees named by the president:
have expired in the spring. He has
served fche city at various times as
mayor pro-tern in the absence of May
or Johnson and has given ratisfac-tion.
I ' ti rtAn r rrx r- f.tn rf Vi r Ti-t-
('it v Automatic I f nm Tplonhtinp !
companv. was present and urged the Teachers-Dale, Cartwright. Fair.
t.rLi,- ,Uc. ,.r ,1,0 ,,is.. I Supplies Cartwright. Schilling, El-
FOR C0L0NA BRIDGE
A resolution requesting the board of
svperviscrs of Rock Island county to
appropriate a sum of $30,000 to be
used in constructing a bridge 'across
Rock river to be known as the Co'.ona
bridge, was passed at a meeting of the
Cclcna Improvement "association last
night. Henry county, it is understood,
has already appropriated a like
amount for the purpose. A commit
tee was also appointed to ask that the
Colona road be one of the highways
to receive state aid under the provis
ions cf the Tice. bill.
CLAIMS HE WAS KICKED
Edward Hess Resents the Alleged
Abuse of B. F. Pettit.
A charge cf assault and battery has
been preferred by Edward Hess, man
ager of the Wear-U-Well shoe store,
againEt B. F. Pettit. The case has
been continued till Thursday. Hess
and Pettit became involved in a dis
pute when they were alighting from a
Prospect -park car and the former
claims the latter, in addition to using
violent language, kicked him.
eivine his comDanv a franchise. The
matter was referred, however, to the ! Buildings
and grounds Schilling,
ordinance committee and city attor- j
ney and it will come up later.
A contract was closed with the Rock
Island Bridge and Iron company for
a 100-horse power motor and a 750
pallon pump to be installed at the
Ninth street well.
! Dieterich, Ellis.
II OBITUARY RECORD II
Mil. KMJI.Y IMKKKK.
? have conviyed to the 1'. S. title, au-) Irs- h-mily Stearns Parker died
thorlty and control over tho premises early this morning at the home of her
Text books and course of study
Ell's. Dieterich, Cartwright.
Auditing Dieterich, Dale, Fair.
T.V l.KVY OK 3.-..(;0.
Thrown from Motorcycle.
Robert Hoffman of this city receiv
ed painful bruises in a collision Motf
day in which he was thrown from
his motorcycle by an automobile. The
machines came together head-on and
th in in red man was lnckv to eseaDe
A tax levy of $35,000 for the coming J witnollt mnrft cPrioi. riamase.
voted, this being $10,000
Matter How Burdensorne It May
Ba, Homes Will Always Exist.
No matter how many girls spurn
housework, homes will still exist. No
matter how many women slink dis
couraged Into hotels nnd boarding
houses, the best of families will al
ways live In separate homes. No mat
ter how mnny men remain unmarried,
the majority will always have wives
and children. . The millennium itself
will not be without the family.
Hotels and boarding houses, evea.
are merely megatherianized homes,
and no matter how much sensible co
operation in washing and sewiug. cook
ing and the care of children and sick
folk, may be compassed, even those
millennarians will still have beds to be
made, floors to ftte swept, doors to be
tended. ..clothes to be sorted, buttons
to be' sewed on, papers to be burned,
dishes to be washed, errands to be run
and windows to be locked.
1 Folks may live without concerts and
trolley cars and books, but tbey cannot
live without sleeping, dressing and eat
ing, sickness, visitors and children, nor
can they live without that perpetunl
disorder that has to be perpetually
cleared up. and that perpetual disin
tegration of the material universe
which has to be perpetually swept up.
Domestic work there will always be.
The family itself. may da it or they
may pay some one else to do it. or they
may do part and pay some one else to
do part, but done It must be. Annie
Winsor Allen in Atlantic Magazine.
EYES OF NEEDLES.
year was voted, this
mere than that for the present year.
Ten -thousand dollars was set aside for
brilding purposes, much of it going!
into the new structure in Watertown, 1
which will be given a heating plant !
and o'herwise made mere modern I
HIS LAWYERS COST
HIM 2,625 A DAY
to bn used for the constriction and
i maintenance of said viaduct, nor until
than was possible under the old dis-1
1 irici. 1 iire ig a uaiunce 01 in
', nil holders of oropertv abutting on 1
w:tmn '.Iiiill lt!i-, o v ..-ii 1 1 i roloa jo t1 iieT
: III! rt:ittwnra flint tnit,l urrim t,i tlinm CltV fOT
! by th construction and maintenance
'thereof, in such form as the secretary j ,nHor
! oT war may pvei-cribe. Aug.
daughttr, Mrs. Charles McCuKheon ' th ,
1410 Fourteenth street. She was in Fcur teachers will be
i OPERATION TO SAVE
year and had lived in this the Watertown school. The board
eight years. Mrs. Parker, will meet on the second Mondays
' uhnup tnutrtiin nama vh4 Vtmtlv Will:- of pach month.
insor. was born in Ashtabula, Ohio,!
1!, 1S39. After she had grown
to womanhood the family removed to
Galva, 111., where she had since lived,
excepting during the period spent with
pitnnrppriii I ller daUKnter liere- The daughter 13
SIGHT SUCCESSFUL lthe onl' ,"'-vvor f immediate
lamily. Private runeral services will
be held at the home at 10:30 Wednes
day morning and the remains will be
conveyed to Galva In the afternoon for
Wcrd has been received that th?
! rper.'ition. performed Friday at Mercy
thospits.1. ChiciiKO. to save the sight
" of fiecro K. 1 1 iei .euunii of t:il city
probub'y will he fuccessft 1. Mr.
lliersemann lg und r treatiuen: by Dr.
J. li. Murphy, a famous specialist.
The operation was lor the relief of
pr-'smre on the ptic nerve, which
I'Lid canted the pa'ient to be totally
' blind (( r scne time. The pressure
was caufcd by a brain tumor and the
: doctor cut a calty in the skull into
; which an efiort will be made to divert
i the tumor and to bting about its ab
jtorpticii. To have tried to remove it
iwcuid hive Len fatal. It is -laimed.
; While Mr. liiersemann 'annot jet Fee
; It is confidently predic'e.l that he will
he able to do so in time.
Y BOYS MAY TAKE
HIKE TO CAPITAL
MAN BOUND OVER FOR
I ATTACK I ING WOMAN
: Claiming that he had attacked and
. handi d her roughly, .Mrs. Herbert
Sanson caused the arrest of .1. G.
Leonard, employed as cook at Camp
bell's island, and the case came to
a hearing in police court today. Mrs.
Swansoii. who in a bride of one month,
cluimed that the attack was committed
lit her apartments July IS. Leonard
ut that time was employed In a Moline
restaurant, together with Mrs. Swan
foil's husband. She told her husband
what had occurred and he chafed
1 l( Kl.l.l lll..
Marcellus, 7-year-old son of Mr. and
Mrs. John Daily, passed way Monday
at the home. 1117 Sixteenth avenue,
of tuberculosis. His 4-year-old broth
er died of the same disease last Wed
nesday. One other brother and the
parents survive. The funeral was
held from the home at 2 : 30 this after
noon. Rev. A. Boyd officiating, and
burial being in Riverside cemetery.
Twenty Youngsters Likely
Spend Two Weeks' Out
ing in Long Walk.
A two-weeks hike for Y. M. C. A.
youngsters is being arranged by Boys'
Secretary James Houloose. It is pro
posed to Btart early in August and to
take along a covered wagon to carry
camping outfit and provisions. It may
be that the boys will go to Spring
Four methods of spending the two
weeks to be devoted to an outing have
been suggested. They are a hike to
either Starved Rock, Chicago or
Springfield, or a camping party at
MRS. MAKV JOK.
Friends of the family have been
notified of the death recently of Mrs.
Mary Jones, who formerly conducted
a phctcgraph studio at Fourth avenue stated.
and Hrteenth street in this city. Shej Secretary Houloose has laid out a
passed away as the result of a sudden route that embraces Peoria on the
attack of rhenmaism while visiting trip south and Keokuk and other
at the home of her daughter at Stock- points on the Mississippi on the way
ton, Cal. back. About twenty boys have in
dicated .an intention of making the
- . fit
Rralrtrnr of Mr. John . 0I1. 172.1 Twrntlrlh street, hrntrd by hot
water, unliijc un "Our O n toiU-r.
There are two vital factors in every successful business the goods
must be reliable they must live up to the .uiiarantea.
The 18 years of steady growth behind this firm is the best possible
evidence that the goods were reliable, the workmanship the best and
the guarantee meant what il said.
"Our Own" Boilers Best
It Is only common sense that a heating plant that responds quickly
burns the least fuel.
Let us figure with you on your work. Our estimate costs you noth
ing and our prices w ill always be as- they should be, quality consid
ered, always the lowest.
Allen, Myers &r Company
- Lord Dccies.
London. July 2'2. Lord Decies,
whose wife was Miss Vivien Gould
before marriage, is paying lawyers
$2,625 daily in his $25,000 suit for
damages against a firm of builders
whom he charges with conspiring with
architects and surveyors to defraud
Why They Nover Rust Nor Cut
Very Finest, Softest Thread.
Millions of needles are sold daily. U
was not so long ago whoa the thread
In the needle was cut by the sharp
edges, left in the eye after manufac
ture. The smaller the needle the sharp
er the edge and the greater the annoy.
ance to users. Then, again, the ey
would rust, for a woman will dampec
the end of the thread on her tongu-
In order to make a point so that tht
needle may be threaded more easily.
Complaint was loud and long, and or
ders were passed down the line to pro
duce an eye in the smallest needle thas
could not cut the finest and softest:
thread in the world.
This was done by Inventing a new
machine In the shape of die cutters for
the making of the eyes. The points on
these minute augers are so- small that
they cannot be seen with the nakci
eye or detected by the most delicate
sense of touch. A microscope Is nec
essary. So it was essential to lnvett
new machines to manufacture the die.
and to sharpen the tiny drills.
Polishers and burnishers bad to be
made that would finish off every rouga
edge In an instant almost because nee
dles sell a dozen or so for a few centsj.
When this was done the needles wer?
placed In n rack, through which the
eyes projected and held so tightly that
when Immersed In water only the eyes
were covered. In this way the bends
of the needles became the negative
pole of a powerful battery, and In a
few moments the eyes of several mil
lion needles were gold plated and
hence rendered rust proof. Harper's.
I. C. FACING $75,000,000
MERGER SUIT IN SOUTH
Jackson. Miss., July 22. Attorney !
General Ross A. Coll'ns announced
that he w ill file today a suit in chan
cery court against the Illinois Central
and Yazoo '& Mississippi Valley rail
reads, alleging an unlawful merger and
asking penalties approximating ?50,
000,000. Alleging infractions of the anti-trust
laws of Mississippi, the at;orney gen
eral's suit would forfeit, the charter
and franchise of the Yazoo & Missis
sippi Valley railroad and throw both
into the hands cf receivers. The suit
also seeks to compel the Illinois Cen
tral to dispose of all stocks and bonds
of the subsidiary road and to secure
an absolute, divorcement of interests.
In a statement Attorney General Col
"The bill will allege that the Illinois
Central controls, operates and domin
ates the Yazoo &. Mississippi Valley;
that it owns the capital stock of said
road: that they are competitors en
gaged in the same kind of business;
that the combination is working to the
detriment, of New Orleans, Memphis
and all other points on both lines of
said roads between such points and is
operating to the j;rcat injury of the
state of Mississippi.
"Penalties in excess of $50,000,00t
are demanded and t,he bill will ask for
the forfeiture of the right to do busi
ness in this state, an injunction re
straining the lPiuols Central from fur
ther owning the lapi'al stock of the
Yazoo & Mississippi Valley, and from
further controlling, managing and dom
inating the said Yazoo & Mississippi
news all tjie time The
MAN CUT BY FLYING GLASS itrip-
Herbert Dohrn Victim of Accident at
the Bottling Works.
Yielding to the pressure of its con
tents, a bottle blew up Monday at the
plant of the Moline Bottling works
and a section of glass cut a bad gash
in the neck of Herbert Dohrn, an em
ploye. A physician was called to
Leonard away, the latter disappearing 1 sew up the wound and the man was
till he was located at the island.
Despite the fact that the defendant
removed to his home, 132S Sixth avenue.
VACATION IN SCHOOL
FOR SHOP EMPLOYES
This will be the last week of the
continuation school which was design
ed to meet the needs of the boys who
are employed in shops and can devote
only part of their time to securing an
education. A half day each week has
been given the pupils for classroom
Crystal lake. Most of the boys seem I nim in tne rebulld5ng" of his house at
to favor the Springfield trip, it i3!c, n(irl. nrior , Mo hrinn- imm.
his bride in 1911.
It is understood that Mrs. George
Gould, his mother-in-law, is urging him
to fight the matter to the end. A
crowd of society women in court
laughed heartily at eacli of Lord
"When the bill came in," he said,
"it suddenly dawned on me that I
was a 'mug.' "
"It's a rotten house, damp, un
healthy, and unfit for human hahita-
I tlon. They have overcharged me $40,-
000. Some of the charges are entered
in the bill twice. Work for which
$7,500 is charged was never done.
They have charged me for the wages
of men who never existed."
Zum Alten Dorf
Thursday and Sunday
Free Dancing After Concert
Matinee and Night
1 V'jf .-.f
Select Concert Band
Special Soloist, Miss Ruth Benkert
Finest Concert Band in the Middle West
Under Personal Direction Prof. Otto
Thursday, Classical Program. Friday, Classical and Popular
Three Men Who Won Literary Laurel
Under Feminine Name.
One of the most famous cases of a
man writer winning fame under a wo
man's name was that of the late Wil
liam Sharp, who kept bis identity with
"Fiona Macleod" a close. secret during
bis life, and It was only after his
death that the public was made
aware that "her" remarkable novels
were the work of the "well known critic
and essayist. Their style seemed so
characteristically feminine that even
the most astute critics believed that
they were written by a woman's band.
Another famous writer, Laurence
Housman. known already ns a poet
and artist, made a third and most suc
cessful appearance before the public as
a "veiled lady."' A remarkable book
appeared entitled "An Englishwoman's
Love "Letters," w hich all the critics
praised and all the clubs and literary
circles talked about. Who was this
woman who bad laid her heart bare?
The critics agreed that, whoever she
was, she understood her sex to perfec
tion. The secret wa kept very close
for a time, and theu. to verybody'a
immense amazement, the real author
was revealed as a man after all.
Very few people probably will recall
the undoubted fact that one of the
greatest of Victorian poets. Algernon
Charles Swinburne, bid bis identity oc
casionally under the very matter of
. fact feminine nom de plume of -Mrs.
j Horace Mermen." while another and
I much beloved siuger on the other side
j of the Atlantic, the. charming Quaker
DAMP, DARK DAYS.
And Their Depressing Effect Upon the
Next time it is a dark, dreary day
and you are sure that you have some
really terrible ailment don't worry.
Just cheer up and realize that there is
nothing the matter with you except
that the weather is damp, and the first
sunny day will be sure to set you right
At least this is the opinion of Dr.
Rankin, a London physician, who bas
been giving lectures on the subject of
health and happiness. He attributes
most cf the ordinary woes of humanity
to the damp weather and explains his
"In damp weather," he says, "the
skin does not perform its functions
properly. Products which should be
thrown off in perspiration remain and
clog the skin. Under ordinary clrcum
stances in a normal temperature the
amount of vapor passing from the skin
reaches thirty ounces per day. In
moist air the amount passing out from
the skin is reduced to seven or eight
"As perspiration contains poisonous
properties, it is .not surprising that
during damp weather these poisonous
properties which are retained In the
body lower the vitality and produce
various temporary ailments."
So It's really a comfort to know that
when we do not feel "well" In damp
weather it is no sign of constitutional
111 health, but Just the weather. San
Castle Garden. .
Castle Garden was built by the Cnlt
ed States in ISO" from the plans of
Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Williams,
C. E., and was called Fort Clinton. In
IS22 it was ceded to New York city
In 1S24 it became a place of amuse
ment and about 1S2C got the name of
tasue ijaraen. in 14 j tbere were
Ethiopian minstrels there, in 184
theatrical companies played there, and
in 1850 Jenny Lind sang there. In
1S53 it was closed as a place of amuse
ment, and the commissioners of fmmi
gratlon took it as an immigrant depot
in ISiO It suffered from fire, and on
July . 1876. It was burned to the
ground. It was rebnllt- at once. In
1802 the depot was moved to Ellis Is
inna. and Castle Garden reverted to
the city, which In 1800 opened an aqua
The Real West Is Really
Just Around the Corner Now
WHY, the trip only means one night on the train, and the cost
of a month in these beautiful, body-building, memory-painting,
healthy, elorious scenes is not in excess of what it costs you
to live at home. Make this your Colorado summer. Take a
genuine rest and take the whole family with you.
Rock Island Lines
provide the bert service to Colorado. - The very trip il
a relaxation splendid roadbed luxurious ventilated
sleepers big berths and ptemici hotel cuisine.
If you can afford to go anywhere you can afford to spend the little bit of
time and money necessary for this wonderful and stimulating experience.
There are more things to do and more wonders to see than you can im
agine, and trie biggest surprise of all is the slight expense.
Let me tell you about the low round-trip fares.
W. E. C HALF ANT, Ticket Agent,
HAL. S. RAY, Assistant General Passenger Agent
De Moines, Iowa
it): '. 1 11 tuuiiin. liinii iiitnmi' 1 n ,iniinmni;nimiiiuihinmmuiinn
IF YOU CANT SAVE
"TWQS," "FIVES" OR "TEWS,"
try it by "ONES." Open a savings account here
with a dollar and get "your hand in" by depositing
a dollar as often as you can.
ftegular deposits of that amount will often accom
plish more than infrequent deposits of larger
Pretty soon you will see the "twos," "fives" and
"tens" loom up in your pass book and you will strive
to put in more to keep them company. . ,
There's a constant inspiration to the regular sav
er to do better.
German Trust I Savings
ROCK ISLAN'I), ILLINOIS
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