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. THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY. AUGUST 8, 1915,
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arrives and will be open free to every-
hnrfv fnr t hi-fi A wwks. It will be a
license was issued by Clerk of District
Court Harry J. McFarland yesterday
to Henry G. Lam bach and Ferederika
great opportunity to learn more of
the beautiful parks of the great west
1JAY 1JN IJAV&INl'UKl j
Lata Celebration. Touching off a
pint caa filled with flash light powder
to "see how it worned," nearly cost
the sight of two small boys. The lada
were Gus Lorensen, son of Henry
Loren::en. 218 West Front street, and
William Duse. Both were badly burn
ed about the arms.' Young Lorenxen's
(ace was burned and his hair singed.
He narrowly escaped losing the sight
of one of his eyes. The Lorensen
boy Is said to have obtained the can
of powder. In company with young
Duse he went to the Harrison street
school yard and there the two boys
prepared to give an imitation of an
old fashioned Independence day cele
bration. The explosion was heard for
a disance of six blocks and -sounded
as though rock was being blasted.
The boys called for help and were
taken to the Davenport police station
where their wounds were dressed by
Snowed Under In December. The
Davenport postoffice, already doing
business in parcel post ranging from
tl,100 to $1,700 per month, 1b looking
forward to a big increase Aug. 15,
when a new ruling goe3 Into effect
uniting the first and second ones and
-ulsing the maximum weight from 11
to 20 pounds for each shipment. Prep-'
orations are now being made to handle
this business, which is expected to
start off with a rush as soon as the
tew ruling becomes effective and
reach large proportions by the holi
days. The clerical force is busy figur
ing out the snnes in which each post
office in the country is located to
complete the parcel post ratings re
cently issued by the Washington of
fice. "By Christmas the federal build
ing will look like a freight house,"
ay Postmaster Finger and Assistant
Postmaster Bragg. "The building will
be taxed to its capacity and it may
lie necessary to rent additional quar
ters." City Council Meet. The new 25 year
franchise to be granted by the city
to the Davenport Water company was
read for the first time at the meeting
of the Davenport city council. After
to more readings at council meet
ings the ordinance will be submitted
to a vote of the people, probably some
time during next month. An ordinance
creating the office of second deputy
city clerk was also placed On first
reading at the council meeting.
Hereafter city dog taxes will be paid
to the city treasurer Instead of to the j
clerk, according to the provisions of
an ordinance which was read for
the first time. The scales tax will
also be paid to the treasurer instead
of to the clerk., thus facilitating the
work of tax collecting. On resolution
by Alderman Gosch the C, R. I. & P.
Ry. company was instructed to install
crossing gates at the intersection of
Fifth and Gaines streets and to cause
a crossing flagman to be stationed at
all its main line street crossings within
the city limits. Alderman Gosch also
called the council's attention to the uc
Bightliness of telephone and telegraph
poles in the city which he said were
badly la need of paint The contro
versy between Jhe D., R. E. & N. W.
railway and theDavenport Water com
pany over the extension of watermains
through the company's right of way
along Scott street has been settled,
according to Alderman Gosch, and the
mains are laid and five hydrants have
Good Work- The report of Humane
Officer A. D. Fleu for the month of
July follows: Cases reported and in
vestigated, 61; cases found baseless.
24; sick and disabled horses killed,
4; sick and disabled dogs killed, 6;
horses ordered off the street, unfit
for work, 8; horses with sore shoul
ders ordered treated, 11; horses chang
ed from sunny to 6hady side of street,
7; horses overcome with the heat, 4;
horses fed and taken care of, 2; driv
ers reprimanded for fast driving, 8;
drivers made to water and take care
of stock, 4; owners made to put up
shelter for stock, 2; barns found in bad
condition and ordered cleaned, 4; grad
ing outfits Investigated, 4; children
cases reported, 5.
Picture Exhibit. The librarian has
received word that the government ex
hibit of pictures of the national parks
has been shipped from Terre Haute,
Ind.. to Davenport. They were ex
hibited there in the public library
and gave a great deal of pleasure.
The exhibit contains 83 pictures of
characteristic and striking scenes in
the larger parks. Many of the photo
graphs have been colored in oil under
the personal direction of the photog
raphers. The exhibit will be placed
In the library gallery as soon as It
Receives Appointment Rev. Henry
Takkenburg, D. D., of Muscatine, who
recently returned from Rome, Italy,
where he attended the North Ameri
can college fop' four years and won
the degree of doctor of divinity, will
be assigned to St Ambrose college as
an instructor by Bishop Davis. Father
lakkCnburg will succeed Rev. Martin
Cone of Clinton, Iowa, who retires
from the faculty because of his health.
The new instructor is an alumnius
of the local college.
Cut Melon. The Davenport Indus
trial Investment company yesterday
morning received a check for $630,
which is the regular quarterly dividend
on the company's stock In the Kalama
zoo Corset company. This Is the sev
enth since the plant was founded in
Davenport Ecy Making Way. At a
recent meeting of the stockholders of
the new Photoplay Printing company,
a Chicago corporation and publishers
cf the Photoplay Magazine, Kenneth
G. Cloud, a former Davenport boy,
was elected a director and manager
of the company. Mr. Cloud began his
Journalistic career as carrier boy about
12 years ago. His experience has been
mostly in connection with the selling
of advertising and it was his ability to
get away with this very difficult de
partment of journalistic endeavor that
brought him to the attention of the
capitalists who are backing the Photo
Rea'ty Change. Claus & Gadient
have purchased of Snider, Hynes &
Wntts the nine acres of ground on
whk.h their plant is at present located.
The knd lies south of the Rock Island
traskr. on the western limits of the city.
pc:t inside and part outside the limits.
The tract is known as the old Milan
fenc. The consideration for which the
tract was bought is not made public.
but the land is valued at a high figure.
Obituary ftecord. Following a long
lines of several months' duration.
Charles Adair, 4S years old, died at
o clock W edaesdav nieht at th fam
ily home, 126 Mound street Deceased
was born Aug. 6, 1865, and death oc
curred on his birthdav. He was mar
ried and is survived by the wife and
four children. Maude. Marv. Amelia
and Aretta Adair, all of this city. He
survived by his mother. Mn TL
Clark of Oasis. Iowa, and a. hrothsr.
Joseph Adair of Iowa City. . Funeral
arrangements have ; not been . completed.
After Automobilista. G. R. Darken
wald was fined $5 and court costs by
Magistrate Roddewig in police court
i yester day morning on a charge of vio
lins the automobile speed ordinance.
The n.an was placed under .arrest
Wednesday night and released to ap
pear in police court yesterday morning.
One License to Wed. A marriage
saru to I
Keep the Cover On
Schlitz Btowii Bottle
Another brewer tacitly ad
mits that light affects the
quality of beer that the light
Bottle is insufficient protection.
It is not enough to make pure
beer it must be protected
from the light.
Schlitz in Brown Bottles is
pure and wholesome from the
brewery to your glass.
Phone West 14
Carse & Ohlweiler Co.
425-431 Eleventh St,
That MMe Mikmukee Ssno
Miss Ruby Sandberg of . St. Louis,
Mo., came Tuesday to make an extend
ed visit with her sister. Miss Irene
Sandberg, at the home of Miss Sue
Mr. and Mrs. H. V." TtefV-pr lpft
Tuesday for Bedford, Iowa, where they
win visit Airs.- Decker's Bister, Mrs. C.
Mrs. Earl Fender and two children
left Wednesday for Edge wood to visit
Mrs. Fender's mother, Mra. P. Farris.
Mrs. O. P. Willits went to Peoria
Wednesday for a week's visit with her
daughter. Mrs. J. Robbins and family.
Miss Ella Scott returned home Wed
nesday from a short visit with rela
tives in New Boston.
Mrs. Roy Sample and two children
went to Viola Wednesday to spend two
days with Mrs. T. G. Phillips.
Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Philleo left Wed
nesday for Chicago, where they will
spend a few days and take a trip on
Mrs. Jchn Coleman of Abingdon is
visiting friends in Aledo and vicinity.
Mrs. S. R. Fairfield and two grand
children, Jennie-and Frank Fairfield,
of Odell, who have been visiting
friends in New Boston, went to Rock
Mrs. Pinkerton of Viola who has
been spending two weeks with her
niece. Miss Bessie Dunlap, returned
Miss Bessie Minor went to Rock Is
land Wednesday to visit her friend,
Miss Bessie Beeler.
M. M. McCulley died at his home
two miles south of Aledo, Sunday even
ing, Aug. 3, after a lingering illness.
Funeral services were held from -the
Methodist church Wednesday after
noon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. S.
B. Bartle. The services were under the
auspices of the M. W. A. lodge. Inter
ment was made in the Aledo cemetery.
Miss Minnie Johnson went to Joy
Tuesday to spend a few days with her
Mrs. D. W. Flynn went to Viola
Wednesday for a two days' visit with
her aunt, Mrs. Kaveny.
Mr. and Mrs. G. Brancht of Joy and
Mrs. D. Hebel of this city left Wednes.
day for a week's automobile tour
through the southern part of the state.
Mrs. J. W. McRoberts and Mrs. G.
C. Scott were Rock Island visitors
The Northwestern Clay Manufactur
ing company, which operates the large
sewer pipe and hollow block works at
Griffin, is enlarging its plant by the
erection cf a four story addition, 130
by 50 feet, to the main building. Five
new kilns, each with a diameter of 33
feet, are being added, making 17 kilns
in alL To supply material for the
new kilns, two dry pans for the grind
ing and mixing of the clay and a steam
press are being installed. The shale
used by the Northwestern company is
very fine and smooth, and makes a su
perior product. The company has a
weekly pay roll of $1,000, and is build
ing 12 new tenant houses for the use
of part of the new men who will be em
ployed when the improvements are
The Misses Bertha and Emma Smith
went to Kewanee Wednesday where
they will visit Mrs. Margaret Crosier,
and will go from there to Chicago for
a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Jennings went
to West Pcint, Iowa, Tuesday to visit
their daughter, Mrs. Lee Murray.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Thompson of
Quincy, who have been visiting Mrs.
Thompson's sister, Miss Bessie Dun
lap, and other relatives, left Wednes
day for Chicago where they will spend
a few days with relatives and take
a trip on the lake.
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Rice arrived
home Saturday from an extended visit
with friends in California and Colo
rado. Ed Willits of New Boston was an
Aledo visitor Tuesday.
The King's Heralds will meet at the
home of Rev. and Mrs. Dunlevy Fiaj
day afternoon. The boys and girls are
requested to respond to roll call with
a verse of scripture.
Mrs. George W. Reed of this city and
daughter, Mrs. J. Andress of Rockford,
went to Galesburg Tuesday to spend
the day with friends.
District Superintendent Rev. Alex
ander Smith preached in the Methodist
church Sunday morning.
Marshall Davis went to Woodhull
Monday to visit his uncle and aunt, Mr;
and Mrs. E. J. Grossenburg.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Noble spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Noble.
Little Miss Frances Croson of Joy
came Monday to visit her grandpar
ents, Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Baker.
The Social circle of the First Pres
byterian church will meet at the home
of Mrs. C. W. Detwiler Friday after
noon, Aug. 8. Committee Is MesdameB
Carlstrom, Davis and Carroll.
Miss Selma Roeene and Miss Amelia
Anderson went to Burgees Monday to
spend the day with Mies Clara Ander
- Mrs. Laura Ball and little son of
Whitewater, Wig., are visiting Mrs.
Ball's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs.
George Guthrie, and other relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Nichols and baby
daughter, Katherine, went to New Bos
ton Monday to visit relatives. t
W. C. Danford is home from Saa Di
ego, CaL, where he had been caring for
With all the
Zephyrs from the land where the good
hard wheat grows, bringing Bread,
Pies, Cakes and Cookies right into your
Eat them Eat Lots of Them
They are made of
You never saw such good Bread, Pies and Cakes as people can make out of
Zephyr Flour. The Zephyrs are calling at every home. If you don't do
your own baking, get the Zephyr Flour good things at the baker's. 1
Down the chimney the wild wind roared
While I sat feasting at the board.
The table was with good things spTead
But best of all was Zephyr bread.
his brother, W. B. Danford, of Walsen
burg, Cel., who died July 21 and was
taken to his home for burial.
Mrs. Eliza Howard and Miss Martha
Boyd of Muskogee, Okia., are visiting
at the home of Mrs. Letitia Boyd.
Miss Jessie Stern went to Viola
Tuesday to spend a few days with
The Royal Neighbors will give an
ice cream sdcial at the home of J. M.
Nesbitt Friday evening, Aug. 8.
Will Nesbitt spent Sunday at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Bartlett
near New Boston.
The death of John Holmes, eldest
son of William and Fannie Holmes, oc
curred at the family home in Blue Is
land, 111., Aug. 3. Mr. Holmes was
bora a few miles east of Aledo, Sept.
171, 1896. The remains were brought
to this city and funeral services were
held in the Baptist church Wednesday,
Aug. 6, at 2 o'clock p. m., conducted by
Rev. J. M. Jones, assisted by Rev. J.
B. Pollock. Interment was made in
the Aledo cemetery.
Homer Scannell has gone to Chi
cago where he will spend several
Mrs. J. A. Wakeland of Millersburg
arrived home Monday from Monmouth
where she had spent several weeks in
the hospital. Mr. Wakeland accom
panied her home.
Thursday, Aug. 14, will be Children's
day at the Aledo Chautauqua and a
splendid children's program will be giv
en. The Orchestral Entertainers, a
company composed of four sisters, the
Misses Gladys, Edith, Frances and Inez
Maurer, will give an hour's concert,
consisting of whistling solos, cello
solos, humorous readings and many
other interesting features. McCormick
and Bronte will appear at 3 p. m. in a
wonderful program . William A. Mc
Cormick, the student of nature, bird
warbler and imitator, and his friend
Bronte, the most wonderful dog in the
world, form a delightful team of en
tertainers for the young people.
Mrs. Len Brown of New Boston vis
ited Aledo friends Tuesday.
Sunday morning was the closing ser
vice of Rev. H. P. Dunlop with the
First Presbyterian church where he
has been supplying for Rev. A. E. Moo
dy. The work of DrT Dunlop nas been
a great benefit to every department of
the church. Especial attention has
been paid to the "6but-ins," which has
been greatly appreciated by them. Rev.
Dunlop will have charge of the Milan
camp meeting which opens Aug. 21.
Mrs. Fred Martin and three sons,
Floyd, Derward and Allen, arrived
home Tuesday from Arpce where they
had spent Sunday and Monday with
Miss Lora Lemon returned to her
home in Carthage Monday after mak
ing a two weeks' visit with her sis
ter, Mrs. Harry Downey.
The Woman's Foreign Missionary
society of the Methodist church will
held their meeting at the home of
Mrs. Mary Graves Thursday afternoon,
Aug. 7. The topic for this meeting is
"Under the Trees," with Mrs. Eliza
beth House as leader. A very inter
ests gprogram consisting of papers,
readings and music has been prepared.
Mrs. Edward Bigelow and son, Mas
ter Delmar, went to Colusa Saturday
for a few days' visit with Mrs. Bige
low's sister. Mrs. Mark Morrison.
Mrs. J. P. Burria and granddaughter,
Mies Marlon Goddard of Bentonvtile,
Ark., who have been visiting Mrs. Bur
ris' sons, Dana and Ray Goddard, left
Tuesday for Richmond, Ind., where
they will visit relatives before return
Dr. and Mrs. A. C. Sells went to Vi
ola Wednesday to attend the funeral
of Miss Margaret Pinkerton, which was
held In that city Wednesday morning
at 10 o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Johnston and
family and party of friends are camp
ing near New Boston this week.
Mrs. George Manusch of Burlington,
Iowa, came Tuesday to spend a few
days at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Carroll and son
were Davenport visitors Wednesday.
Arthur Dodson of Galesburg Is visit
ing his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
Zentmire this week.
Miss Geneva Childs of New Boston
spent Tuesday at the home of Justice
George A. Cooke.
The Misses Blanch and Hattie Lund-
strom of this city and cousins, Elmer
and Miss Margaret Lundstrom of
Montezuma, Iowa, went to Viola Wed
nesday to spend the day.
Mrs. Kate Sanders left Saturday for
Fremont, Neb., where sh will visit
her daughter, Mrs. Leslie Park.
Mrs. A. E. Hampton and granddaugh
ter, Miss Mary Williams, went to Bur
lington, Iowa, Monday where they wfTl
visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G.
Mrs. C. L. Baldwin went to Mon
mouth Wednesday to 6pend the day
with her sister, Mrs. R. E. Kirby, who
is in the hospital in that city.
Homer Daily and family spent Sunday
in Hillsdale at Justin Daily's home.
The musical entertainment given
at Joslin Friday evening was well
rendered and enjoyed by a company
that filled the house. The proceeds
were $23 which will be for the piano
Fercy lngraham of Cleveland Is as
sisting Perry Cox in the hayfield.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Whiteside and
daughter Ruth, Grandma Whiteside
and Mrs. Irwin Cox of Mollne spent
Sunday with Mrs. George Oliver,
coming by auto.
Miss Hazel Wainwright Is vlsitingrela
tlves in Mollne for a few days.
Miss Lizzie Dandall of Port Byron
was a guest ot the home of D. W. .
Mumma from Sunday until Tuesday
Mrs. Jean Mattison of Joslin spent
the day Monday with Mrs. D. W.
Mumma and family.
Mrs. Prudy Schafer was In Le
Claire last week helping to care for
her mother who is sick at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. Lula Strobein.
Henry Weidman was a business
caller in Moline Friday.
Emil Eckstrom and family of East
Moline spent Sunday with Mrs. Eck-
' strum's sister, Mrs. Percy Cox.
Mrs. Maria AiisDrow ana son, rui
esi, Mies Bessie Hamilton and Mies
Lucile and Wilmer lJtflberg of Water
town were 'guests of Mr. and MrB.
Clyde Wake Tuesday.
Miss Allie Beal visited her sister
in Rock Falls last Sabbath.
MIsb Irene Karr of Rock Fal'.s is
spending her vacation with her grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Beal.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wako, Mr. and
Mrs. Ralph Beal, Mr. and Mrs. Jame?
Searl and Mr. and Mrs. Alva Searl
were guests of Orman Karr last Sun
day, making the trip in their auomo-
blles on the Reck River Valley route.
Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Daily and
Yon can pay for treatment when
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