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THE ROCK TSLAXD ARGUS. SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, 1913.
MOLINE'S SECTION OF THE ARGUS
Day's News Happenings in Rock Island's Sister City
FROM EFFECTS OF
Jesse M. Louder, Victim of Yes
terday's Accident, Survives
Only Six Hours.
that the club had not the funds to
pay the $4,000 salary of the new man.
However, these objections were
eventually overruled, largely owing to
the remarks of Dr. V. E. Taylor, who
presided, and the action of the sub
committee in selecting Brown was
ratified. One of his first duties will
he to interest capital so that more
houses may be built in Moline to
supply the ever increasing demand
which has recently been unsatisfied.
The committee appointed to confer
with the county supervisors on the
matter of -securing a bridge over the
Rock river at Cclona reported that
they had been told that funds were
not available just now. They be
lieve, however, that tiie subject will
Criticises Inexperience of Tutka Just' come ur again at the September meet
a Few Hours Before He Him- in ot th board. w"?n favorable ac
tion may be taken.
City Officials to Investigate Dis
crepancy in Electrical
WIRES BURN FEARFULLY
RED MEN TO PLAN
BIG STUNT IN 14
Will Celebrate 100th Anniver
sary of Memorable Battle
on Campbell's Island.
words, he "got it going and coming"'
in the plain and sever English of
today. Accusing a woman resident of
the New Shops addition of having
threwn a shoe and hitting him. he had
her haled before Justice Maskell
After hearing the case the justice
decided that DeClerque hadn't suf
fered any particular damages, but that
instead, he had been the aggressor.
wherefore he was fined a five spot
and costs. Then his wile had him
WILL GO TO OTHER CITIES! 1?,
FOR ROCK RIVER
Meese Says Congress Will Prob.
ably Make Appropriation
Mayor Carlson and Commissioner
Eastman Leave for Cleveland,
to the city treasury, together with the
usual ccsts. He dcesa't think much
of justices, en passant.
Jesse M. Louder, the linen. an em-j
ployed by the Central 1'njon Tele-1
phone company, who was eb-ctrocuted '
by a current of 2.300 volts at 3:30 yes- j
trday atterr.oon, dh-d six hours later!
at the city hospital in a delirious slate';,
of mind, the efforts of I)rs. 1. II. and :
l'erry W'cxsel to resuscitate him be-:
Ing of no avail.
Louder had read in tli morning of j
the death by electrocution or Michael
Tutka at the !)cre plant t!i- day be- ;
fore, and remarked to liis associates j
t!;at no one minus experience hnd any;
business near daiig.-Tou:-' ires, saying
that tin- business va bad enough for
those who knew Uie cJe'ails of danger-
i Ti4ri'i:t uiim:m
a tew nours later Is Ik body was dan- ... . -,, ..,,. m I the Stnr outfit, pntirelv too much
Kim? from a mass of w.res on Nine-, massacre", the victims variation to suit the city fathers,
t.uth near Sixth avenue, and fohow ,inMn,.WPa ,n an stvI( Bfnej, I It is understood that Chief Hawk of
- .... ..... '"tlalllf. 1 ' ...It ' llt'l I
to free him in time to suve his life.:
Owing to the danger encountered, how
ever, til:; work was not as quick as it
CONTRACT IS LET
Because of the great discrepancy in
the bids submitted yesterday by the
Star Electric Co., of Binghampton,
X. Y., and the Gamewell Kire Alarm
Telegraph people of Xew York for the
furnishing of an eight and a ten cir- John A. Anderson's Bid Of $6,-
cuit switchboard for the city. Mayor
Carlson and Commissioner Eastman
have decided to look into that matter
in other cities and get the benefit of
expert advice before letting any con
tracts. Accordingly they will leave next
week for Cleveland, Louisville. Lafay-
V. A. Meese. president of the Rock
River Valley Improvement associa
tion, says that the scheme for making
the stream navigable from Sterling to
Janesville will go ahead, and that in
all probability congress will make an
appropriation during tha coming win
ter for the work. Meantime the pre
liminary work will be advanced as far
j and as fast as possible.
! Yesterday Mr. Meese, with Major
j Charles Keller. V. S. Engineer and En
gineer Reeves left Sterling on an in-
Members of King Phiirp tribe of Red i ette, Ind., and perhaps some other
Men met last night and discitsseJ --. '
plans for hoidit;g the lOuth anntver
burv of the memorable battle on Camp
bell's island, which will probably be
ct tbra'ed in -what, to the eu?t, will
le a novelty.
ceed to pump the fire telegraph lad
dies for information.
The difference, as told in The Argus
yesterday between the bids for an
eight circuit board was between $3,l.ri0,
for the Gamewell firm, and $1,195 for
749 13 Accepted for New Co
lona Avenue Structure.
Contractor John A. Anderson was
i spection tour of the stream. The ar
my officers arrived there on the
morning train from the west, and af
ter being shown over the town, the
party left for Oregon at 11 o'clock.
The touring car of Colonel Fraii'.i O.
Lowden is being used as the motive
Al AH Times the Officers
of This Oenk
arc at your service and willing to assist and advise you in busi
ness matters. It will be of immense benefit to you and will pro.
mote very satisfactory business relations that will prove mu
Make Our Bank Your Bank
MWWWmM W BBTq ggCTH. U I I.U JMSSM
the lucky bidder out of at least a j power for tne trio, who plan ro visit
do.ten men for the new Fairview Janesville before they conclude their
school on Coiona avenue, his figure of j tr'P- The Kock Riv?r Improvement
$6,749 boine accented this mornins. association has already spent about
H. E. CASTEEL, President. M. S. HEAGY. Vice i'res. li. Ii. Simmon, Cash.
Southwest corner Second avenue and Eighteenth street. '
Eckiand and DeArment are the arch- in estimates, plans.
itects. and the building as designed ': the Proposed improvements, and
1 " . . At a !j .....
f r-.L. lx irniethim: on the order of most ! tne itre uepartmeni iavors me uame-
of the wild west shows.
Some of the members were for hiv
lnirhi Imve been ml t he fi.iv i.f ha 1 tne: the celebration this year, but l
rescuers maile it imperative that they' was uuders'ood that in the end th
,r. .....'.a .l i.i .1.... it itiwi'rlti- fivereri tiPYt venr for t'l
the doctors hud been rall-d by tele-' doings. If this idea goes through, the .
phone, and by the time the police if arnival planned for the end of this
si'nbulance liaci arrived, they were on) menrh will be probably laid over until I
the ;.put and had done everything pos-; the affair of next yar. when the added I
sible in the way of temporary aid. features will more than make, up for
After the man removed to the; ''iu delay.
hospital the u.-ual remedies were ap. j
plied, but although the physicians were; "
tihle to hrlr.;-. liitn into a caxping and III OBITUARY RECORD II
groaning condition at one time, event-j
ually lie Fank itit', delirium about 7:;i0 I nni.l.s v. y.iK;i.r.itt.
well people under any consideration,
and it is true that they have a cation-
I al repvitation for good in that line.
confident that its ideas will eventually
be carried out by the United States
by them, will be a one-story affair,
with a frontage of 73 feet on the
avenue and 63 fnet deep. Provision,
however, will be made for an addition
of a second story when tne time' ACCEPT WATER TANK SOON
omes. 1! will be modern in evary
respect, with toilet rooms in the base
ment, and steam heated throughout.
i.a- ' of funds will nor permit te
last for the present though, and for
this wiuter the hct air furnace in the
old buiiding will be used. The mater-
but the officials are determined to!lal ue stone, concrete ana tile,
known exactly "what's what" before
Bluff Apparatus to Be Taken Over by
City After Inspection.
The Ww water tank located on the
bluff will be formally taken over by
the city shortly, the necessary inspec
tion, which forms part of the final offi
cial aspect, being slated within a few
last night, expiring two hours later
t 4S IIOII Klltl lit HM'.I).
Hi- Ii ft baud was burned to a crisp,
the flesh, bone and the glove worn
being merged into an unrecognizable
mass, mid the right foot being so bad
ly cooked that the flesh fell away from
Clinrles F. Ziegler died at his home,
131G Twenty-eighth avenue at 10:15
this mcniing. He was sick for several
years, but not un'i". a week ago wa.i
his conditioa considered critical.
Mr. Ziegler was born June 22. 1S43
in Cumberland county. Pa. In 18ol
MOLINE TARS TO
GO ON DUBUQUE
with stucco finish over the last. Boys I days. This will be conducted by a
and girls will have separate entrances, i representative of the Chicago Bridge
one on the avenue, and the other on
CITIZENS UP IN ARMS
AGAINST ROUGH WALKS
and Iron works, the builders, and some
one representing the cij- commission.
Engineer Hendsrson of "Bavenport will
pM)bably be selected for the latter ca
pacity, and the inspection will likely ; and a fine lunch consisting of cake,
the Whiteside Bros, in their general
merchandise store at Joslin.
Mr. and Mrs. llode Donahoo spent
Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
D. W. Mumma.
Mrs. Clyde Wake gave an all day
thimble party at her home Wednesday
in honor of her birthday. Those pres
ent were Mrs. Edward Cervell, Mrs.
George Oliver, Mrs. John Wainwright,
Mrs. Minnie Wainwright, Mrs. Ed.
Wainwright, Mrs. Ada Wainwright,
Mrs. May Wainwright, Mrs. Blanch
Beal, Mrs. Saylcs Wake. Mrs. Sheldon
Mumma, Miss Edna Mumma. Miss Le
ona Keer Jerlin. The time was spent
in sociability and sewing. A sumptu
ous dinner was served at 12 o'clock
take place next Monday.
New Shcn addilion residents
(exception to the rough finish side- PLOW CO. IN NEW QUARTERS
I walks provided for in the contracts to
Will Leave City August 8 for j be let next Monday, and have taken
rteps toward a protest to the board of
local improvements with a view of
ice cream, fruit and lemonade was
served at 5 o'clock. Mrs. Wake was
the recipient of several beautiful and
useful presents. '
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Murphy and
daughter and Mr. and .Mrs. Mansil Hall
and son of Barnesville. Ohio, who have
been visiting their uncle. II. W. Mum
ma and family, departed for their
home Tuesday morning, making the
trip in a Ford automobile, covering
G."0 miies in days and a half, coming
by way of Peoria and returning by
Chicago, going on the R. U. V. routo
Mr. and Mrs. Martin of East Moline
are visiting with Mrs. Nettie Wake.
P. W. Mumma and son Holmes were
business cullers in' Rock Island Thursday.
Annual Cruise With Big
Fleet on Lakes.
Takes Possession of the Former Wil
son Moline Buggy Co. Plant.
The Oliver Plow comDanv has at
having the specifications changed. The ; iast taken possession of the former
Members of the Moline division of
tlic TiQVjl r-1 1 . n i -i . will 1 . i ! i-d 1 1 1 1 . riti'
Aug. 8 under the command of Lieu-! ints "alks ,hard ,to kee? clefn'
matter will come before the council j quarters of the Wilson Moline Buggy
next Aionuay nignt. it is contended
that water collects in the crevices,
the bones, lie had been a lineman fori the family moved to this co".ny and
ten ear.-. and had been with the local
company fr alioat two mouths.
He wa.i L's years of age. single, and
resided in Fairfield. Iowa, where he
has a brother and mother. The broth
er. A. (). Louder, wa-t notified hist
night, and arrived here today, taking
charge of the remains which were
tdtippwl to Fairfield this afternoon.
A coroner's jury rendered th? usual
verdtet this morning in the office of
Ur. U. ('. J. Mjer:;, attachirg no blame
rater lccated on a farm in Coe county,
where Mr. Ziegler resided 30 vears.
tenants Jirdinston and Howard for
Chicago, where, on the following day,
Saturday, they will board the staunch
ship Dubuque, leaving the windy city
lie then took his family to Missouri . under more or less forced draft at 6
and located near Carthage, returning I in the evening.
to Moline 13 years ago. He was one
of seven bro'hers who enlisted in the
army at the time cf th? civil war
srviug in the d Iowa cavalry.
He is survived by six children. They
are: Frank of Peoria. Fred C. of
Moline. Mrs. Zed Wynn cf Coa". Valley
and the Misses Hattie, Gra e and
Per' ha at home. Three brothers,
I John of Kansas. William of Geneseo
TEAMSTERS IN STRIKc iand of Moline- sur
Funeral will be held at 4 o'clock
Vn,i:tv itf teritoon rt fht. home riv.fl
A do;,;'!i teamsters employed In haul- . interment w ill be in Hiverside ceme-
ing dirt away from u hi I cut to ai tery.
hollow being filled in at East Moline
Htni(k )es erday afternoon for an in-
rcase in wjiges from 4) to 30 cents an
iicur. Owng to the scarcity of that
c l: ss t lal or. it is not mnikoly tha The work of chaneinsr the are lights
they will either be granted their, tie-j in the residence districts to tungsten
mand.. or tint the work will be do- j lamps has been started, the install
l.i. ed indef,n:teh, presuming, of I a ,(,.. as nhiniied. reouirinn ab.n: 160
of the new lamps to-be put up. Osoar
and also that ice forms in winter, due
I to the same cause, making them dan
I gercus. The item of being hard on
the children's shoes cuts quite a figure,
' in addition.
ON EAST MOLINE JOB
TUNGSTENS IN RESIDENCE
DISTRICTS REPLACE ARCS
The first port of call w ill bo Mack
inac island, which will be reached on
the morning of the 11th, returning to
Chicago on the 14th. That night the
Dubuque will go to Milwaukee, and the
following day she will join the fleet
waiting for the Niagara. Perry's flag
ship, which will be met by the fleet
on the ltJth and escorted to Chicago
for the water carnival and general
celebration to be held there.
Some officer will be at the armory
all the coming week to coach the men
for the coming cruise, which will re
sult in the greatest number ever as
sembled of naval reserve ships. The
fleet will be commanded by a regu
lar naval officer.
co n -;. "hat no compromise is effected,
and that they stay out.
BROWN IS SECRETARY
OF COMMERCIAL CLUB
Arthur ('. Brown was formally sp
jcinted secretary of the Greater Mo
line Commercial club at a special
meeting held jesterday in t-pite of a
pood deal of opposition that developed,
several members c'aimirg that a local
man ...;. lit to have been chosen, and
Lundeen, chairman of the tire and
light cemmi'tee, supervised the dis-
I tribution of the new lights, which
represent a further step in the mod
ernizing of the city, being in accord
ance with the type most generally
followed elsewhere. There wtl: ba two
tungsten lamps to each block, accord
ing to the scheme, which will give "4
west of Seventh street, nine between
the Rock Island and Burlington
tracks, and the balance proportion
ately divided among other sections.
COMPLAINT IS MADE
HOSPITAL "BROKE"; MUST
RUN "ON TICK" TILL MAY
Lac k cf funds for operating expenses
will cause the hospital at, Watertown
to be run almost entirely on credit
until next May. Tho state has no
funds apparently, but the institution
will be allowed to draw on a prom
ised appropriation of $000,000, and
thus manage to weather the time be
tween now and a period when the
state is expected to get the necessary
co'n. Current expenses are estimated
at $200,000 for the year, and there is
now only some $30,0;0 in the treasury.
GRAND PICTURE THEATRE
TO BE ENTIRELY REBUILT
The contract for a new theatre build-
flPAIMQT RICH IKJCTP ' Ins replace the structure now occu
MuMlfiOl iilULIniun I pied by the Grand moving picture the-
wom-' atre on fifteenth street has been
company, and it is expected that the
new plant will be in full working order
shortly. At present only a small force
is installed. The building has been
thoroughly repaired, new floors and
fixtures having been put In, and the
whole place strengthened by additional
beams. The first floor will be used
for storage and the second for a dis
Y. M. C. A. Boys Hike Today.
Tomorrow morning eighteen lads
belonging to the junior department of
the Y. M. C. A. will hike out to the
Watch Tower under the guidance of
James Houlcuse, boys physical train
er. Soccer football will be played.
This is one of the events in prepar
ation for the hike to Springfield,
scheduled for this month.
Grading Bids Let Monday.
City Engineer Paddock and Street
Commissioner Griffith inspected the
city yesterday for the purpose of get
ting grades for letting bids on next
Monday. Over 'three miles of cement
sidewalks, five feet wide, will be
Hintz Succeeds Lage.
Otto Hintz has been elected engl
neer of the Moline city waterworks
ZUM ALTEN DORF
Ciias. T. Kindt and W. J. Klinck
Select Concert Band
30 - Musicians - 30
Tne Finest Concert Band in the
DANCE! DANCE! DANCE!
Free Free Free
Yesterday a oartv of ansrrv
ii.i i j flWflrflPfi h v tho n unnrc Moccm I on
r... ..u,ns .u u;e iieiBiioornooa - 7V" TV rr , i to succeed the late Herman Lage. He
of Seventh avenue and Thirteenth and Koepp ng. to A. J. Endter of Ilock . . n or. . ot t. . .
street, appeared at the city hall and l8lana- The new movle house will
reported to Commissioner E. L. East- r0Bt approximately $10,000, and will be
man that their observations tell them fl,,ed out in the most niodern style,
that things are not just right at the Wmensions of the place will be C2 by
home of Charles Carlson, living at 100 feel- The owners of the show
1311 Se.-enth av. nue. He claims to ' have reneed the lease for six years.
uave 16 boardcrF and the amount of
beer that is hauled there every day
leads the neighbors to believe that he
is selling the stuff illegally. The com
plaint will be investigated by the com-
ILLINOIS MAYORS MEET
IN THIS CITY NEXT YEAR
By invitation of Mayor Carlson, the
missioner and if conditions are found ! mayors of Illinois will meet in Molina
to be as stated by the women the
offender will be punished. The neigh
bors regard tiie place as a public nuisance.
SUNDAY SPORTS ON
CARDS FOR MOLINE
Ixivers of wrestling in Moline are
looking forward to the bout, between
i Gus Pappas and Arthur Stewart to
j morrow night at Turner hall, the pro
i ceeds cf w hich w ill be devoted to
i wounded Greek soldiers in the war now
' going on in Europe. Both men are
j said to be in excellent, form.
; Browning field will be th scene of
I w hat is expected to be a hot game be-
i tween the Tigers and the Mathers
next year. The name of t.he s'ate or
ganization has been changed from that
of the Illinois Mayors' association to
the Illinois Municipal association, and
the plans for the future have been
greatly enlarged. Municipal better
ment is the slogan of the order.
STREET SIGNS TO BE ISSUE
Alderman Fair Will Have His Report
Ready for East Moline Soon.
The report of Alderman Grant Fair
on the matter of street signs for East
UnlinA ..111 in Ml iiunil? ft (Via I
iUllUC . 1,1 i 1. lilt IIU.IU.J ' 1 LUI.
has been employed at the water works
as an inspector and assistant, and is
therefore familiar with the duties of
his new office.
OF FREE THOUGHT SECT
Best Office Building
Rock Island : : : : : 2d Ave., 1 7th St.
"4 .JL -
1 Mv-'i far- 1 3 trs5"
7. -T .vf ,-W-J.. 1
officials at the next council meeting,
and it will then be up to the council
to go head with the matter. It is
hoped that they may be installed be
fore the visit of the postoffice inspec
Iceman pitches for Mathers-! tor, who will investigate the proposi
Man Shot in Revenge for Alleged At
tack on Girl Succumbs.
Chicago, Aug. 2. Henry L. Groni
mus, the aged photographer who was
shot Thursday evening by E. J. Du
prey in revenge for the former's al
leged attack on his young daughter,
died yesterday at the Policlinic hos
pital. Duprey, who escaped over the roof
of his .tailoring establishment at 414
West Chicago avenue in a shower of i
bullets from pursuing detectives, is be
lieved to have fled to Detroit, w here
he has relatives.
The police learned yesterday that'
Gronimus was a follower of a free
thought sect and that bis wife left him j
Several vears bun hernuso r.f thpf fort I
Mrs. Gronimum and her 25-year-old
daughter now are in France.
at the end of the month.
i ville and Gneko for the home boys, j tion of free mail delivery. Waste paper
i McDonald of Davenport will umpire, j boxes will also be installed, and the
' Olympics will go to Geneseo pre-! city police will be ordered to enforce
, pared to do up ths out of town boys toUlle ordinance against throwing scraps
j a finish if the confidence cf the. locals 'into the street.
i is not belied. Arp will pitch in place
iof Dexner, whose arm will be given at FIRST NEW SHOP PAY DAY
i cnance to rest up for the tournament!
Silvis Employes Receive Their Coin
Under Semi-Monthly System.
The shop employes at Silvis receiv-
td their flret pay under the new semi
monthly system yesterday, in accord-
i anCA with the new statnto nf tha
Camille DeClerque experienced the j etat. The w ork entailed in mak'ng
runnriiai. uU.n ''"g ueiu;, out ine pay roils cost tne uock is- town where she ha3 been visiting at
"double shot on the turn'' to use a j land company , an extra $100, accord- the home of Mrs. Marian Walker the
phrase familiar to the devotees of the! ing to the statement of one of the of-'.past two weeks.
i claesis game of faro or, in other ! fice force, 1 Miss Bessie Andersen is clerking for
DE CLERQUE "HOIST
BY HIS OWN PETARD"
BATCH ELDER, M. O. CO 414
MAI.O.VEV, E. A 311
ETAtDtMAK, U. P 60S
II At BERG, J. II 801
I.LUOI.I'U, W. l 30S
KAICKKH. J. W 507
felllUOEOEK, C. J SOS
CI.I.XE A SHAW FtEL CO SOS
COLLIERIES KALES CO COl
llll-tlTV COAL CO 3US
AMES. DR. E. P 302
HAI.NLI.NE, D1U E. L. Btt5
MAHTIX, UR. W. E. M4
SI I ELI. EU, UR. C. W &02
SIIERRARU, UB. B. H. 40U
The sociable gien by the Busy
Workers Wednesday evening was weil
attended and something over $14 was
netted, which will be used for the ben
efit of the Sunday school and church.
Mr. and Mrs. Saler Wake are visit- j
ing relatives here before taking their i
departure for Fullerton, f.'al., where '
Mr. Wake will teach science for the j
ensuing year. I
Holmes O. Mumma spent Sunday i
and Monday in Galesburg.
Mr. and Mrs: Clyde Wake spent Sat-!
urdpy in the tri-eities. j
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Walthen are'
entertaining friends from Aurora. j
Mrs. Corvell returned from Water-1
WILSON, illSS BLANCHE ......410
INSURANCE FIRE. SUITE.
Klltil l, E. II 12
MALCKER, V. C 007
GERMAN NAT'L LIFE INS. CO... 314
ILLINOIS LIFE INS. CO 40V
METROPOLITAN LIFE tot
.... it '
3f ) ) 60S
NEW YORK LIFE of N. Y.)....U
FIUEI.ITV LOAN CO. .' 403
LOANS REAL ESTATE.
I I.IOOI.IMI, V. L ...308
j SCIIROEUER, C. J SOS
REAL ESTATE LANDS. .
I li.lt ELL, EW II ....612
ASA Y, UR J. E 405
BANT A, UK. J. U 003
BtKKHAHT, DR. 1IADA 311
CO 31 EG YS, DR. J. P 40T
DART, DR. RALPH 407 ; IHSPA'U H, MOLINE DAILY
FOSTER, DR. C. T 401 ' ELLIOTT-FISHItR CO.
. I ,
FHEY1 G, DR. C. V 302
PETRI E, DR. ETTA tfoit
HOC HOW, DR. C. J. F. ...304
STOCKER, DR. A 311
MOLINE -IIUER CO
M. VAC. RAILWAY CO (Ural .
o91l-f .I...... ..,.407
ROSENF1ELD. W'.' A. .......... ..'.OO
SOLDERS, DR. J. C . . . .404 j IRI-S TATE OIL CO,
IN THE HEART OF ROCK ISLAND
All Street Cars Step Right at the Entrance