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THE BOCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRID.Y. AUGUST 8, 1913.
SON LOOKS ON
W. C. Hubbe, Eock Island Man,
Meets Death in Slough
er's jury which was called together at
the Kent undertaking parlors this af-,
CRIES PITEOUSLY FOR AID
Nine-Year-Old Boy of Drowned Parent
.Standi and Watches, Unable to
While his little 9-year-old son, Glenn,
looked hopelessly -on crying piteously
lor aid, W. C. Hubbe, 1224 Ninth ave
nue, was drowned In one of the sloughs
of the Rock river behind the plant of
the Artlata Piano Player company,
near Milan, about 10: SO this morning.
Hubbe, in company with his little
boy, left his home to go fishing early
this morning. At the time of his
drowning he was wading in the slough
with a pole and line.
Throughout most of the slough the
water is very shallow. At severij
places, however, deep holes occur.
Towards one of these holes. Hubbe
walked, never dreaming of lis pres
ence. Suddenly he disappeared and
never rose again to the surface.
BOV AI.I.S FOR AII.
His little son saw his father dis
appear and shrieked for aid. Men
employed at neighboring shops heard
his cries and rushed to the scf-ne. j
They asked the boy what the trouble j
was, but he could only cry: j
"Papa's gone, there." pointing to the
Bayard, Iowa, the scene of his In
itiation into the Masonic order thirty
years ago, will be the last resting
place of Samuel Foster, lineal de-1
scendent of the famous American fam-:
llr, who died at Erie, 111, Wednesday.
The funeral, w hich will be held tomor-.
row morning, will be in charge of the ,
Masons at Bayard. I
Dr. C. T. Foster of Rock Island, a!
son of the deceased, returned last i
night but will leave tonight for Bay-j
ard to attend the funeral. Miss Metta
Foster and Dr. A. H. Foster of Erie, ,
also children of the deceased, have al-,
ready left for Bayard to look after the j
funeral arrangements. j
MttmKE II. BIRTH.
Following a lingering illness of sev
eral months, Maurice Howard Barth, ;
for the entire 42 years of his life a
resident of this city, passed away
bhortly after 6 o'clock last evening.
Mr. Barth was born in Rock Island,
July 3, 1871. and has lived here all
his life. Up until four weeks ago he
was employed at the Rock Island
Surviving is one sister, Mrs. Mary
Bleuer, and three brothers, Russell,
Oscar and Harry, all of this city.
The funeral will be held from the
home of his sister, S09 Fourth avenue,
tomorrow afternoon at 2:30, with serv
ices conducted by Dean J. J. Quinn.
Interment will be made In Calvary
Your Unrestricted Choice of Any
in our store
Worth and Sold All Season Up to $20.00 for
The funeral of Pehr A. Grandin was !
held this morning from his late heme, !
4.9 Tenth street. Rev. Taylor offi-
ciated at the services which were held
at the home. The funeral was con-
pot where his father had disappeared, j ducte(1 by the members o? Trio lodge,
The men hurriedly entered the wa
ter in search of the victim, but could
find no traces of him. The boy was
ur.ablB to Kive any coherent answers
to their questions, but only sat and
inoanfd piteously, "Papa's gone. (Jut
FIND noiJV HTI--.K.
Search for the body was nt onre
instituted end after a half hour's work
with hooks was found in supposedly
the identical spot where it had dis
appeared. When the body was brought to the
Mirface heroic attempts were nmde at
lehiiMcitatiou, but without avail.
It was apparent that the unfortunate
vi 1 1 in hud swallowed a great quantity
cjf water and that life must have be"n
rxtir.ct several minutes before the
body was taken from the water.
M'K.vr uri: m m:.
Mr. Hubbe was born in Hock Island,
Msy 11, li7G. and lived here all his
life. For the pant li jears he has been
er.gatjed in the wall papering business
i t ltJj Fourth avenue. He was mar
ried June It!, 1.S9T.
Surviving, besides his wife, are two
children. (Jlenn and Esther, and
X". 57. A. F. and A. M.
made in Chippianock.
The funeral of the late Jerome
Petcher, who died recently at St. An-1
thony's hospital, was held this after
noon from the home of his brother,
William Fetcher, 801 Forty-fourth j
street. Services at the house were .
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Episcppal church. Interment was made
in Chippianock cemetery.
SlS 0Fih Cr
,; i.x f -
Earl Calkins, 545 Twenty-sixth
itreet, has gone for a two weeks' stay
at Ponca City, Okla.
Mrs. J. C. Gillespie, ,1425 Seventh
avenue, is entertaining her niece, Miss
Gillespie, of Springfield.
Mrs. Ella Bal and her sister. Miss
Laura Weilmer of Chicago, are guests
at The home of Mrs. Henry Kramer.
Esther and lola Kaffel of Eurling
tcn. Iowa, are visiting Miss Joyce
his ' Williams at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
paient. Air. and Mrs. C. Hubbe, with
whom he lived.
THE imm ir.
A verdict of aciiilental death by
drowning wi-.s relumed by the coron-
row we will hold
n monster rlenr-
nee tsulc of Men's
12 to 1S Values
Misses Lucile King and Alta Kreid
ler arrived today from Tonica for a
visit w ith Misses Gertrude and Velma
Hickman, 4224 Seventh avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mayer have
gone to Louisville, Ky., where they
will make their future home. Mrs.
Mayer was formerly Mirs Grace Dye
of this city.
Mrs. Elizabeth Babcock and Dr. D.
A. Babcock and two children, of Mo-
line, leave tomorrow for a two weeks'
Ji visit at Berkshire, X. Y. with Dr. Bab-
ij! cock's sister, Mrs. John Albrecht. Miss
Carrie. Albrecht of Watertown. 111., w ill
join the party and make her home w ith
her brcther John Albrecht at Berkshire.
These are not a few broken lots, but your unrestricted choice of all Fancy Light Weight
Suits up to $20.00 in our store for $10.00.
FOR CASH ONLY. NONE ON CREDIT. ONE DAY ONLY.
Here's Your Chance. ( - Get Busy and Step Lively.
Choice of Any Straw Hat in Our Store $1.00.
Manhattan and Emery Shirts ,
SI. 00 Shirts 85c
$1.50 Shirts $1.15
$1.75 Shirts $1.25
$2.00 Shirts $1.38
$2.50 Shirts $1.88
$3.00 Shirts $1,88
$3.50 Shirts $2.65
$4.00 Shirts $2.85
$5.00 Shirts $3.65
25 Off of All Boys' and Children's Light Weight Fancy Suits
20 Off ot All Summer Underwear except B. V. D.
20 Off of All Men's and Boys' Trousers
The Store That's On the. Square
The Fashion Leaders
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COKE OUTPUT LARGE IN
STATE OF ILLINOIS
TO SPEAK HERE
Clarence S. Darrow, Attorney
for McNamaras, Secured
for October 6.
PLAN FOR CELEBRATION
The production of coke In Illinois In
1912 amounted to 1. "64.944 short tons,
valued at $8,069,903. against 1,610,212
tons valued at 56.390.251 in 1911, ac
cording to E. W. Parker of the United
States geological survey. The aver
are value per ton advanced from $3.97
to $4.57. In epite of the increase in
production Illinois dropped from fourth
to fifth place in rank among the states '
because of the much larger Increase
P. Alfias Probable Labor Day Orator
Will Demand Union Label
on All Sigra.
of the day. Exposition park will be
the scene of the gathering.
The line of march will start west on
Sesond avenue from Twentieth street
to Fifteenth street, then south to Third
avenue and west to Ninth street, from
whence the parade will countermarch
to Twenty-first street.
The committee in charge of the pa
rade thi3 year insists that the parade
will be one for union men In every re
spect. No merchant will be permitted
to have an advertising float follow up
the parade unless the banner or signs
are printed by union men. Further
the union- label must be in evidence
on the signs.
Clarence S. Darrow of Chicago, who
was so prominently connected with
the recent labor agitation at Los An
geles as attorney for the McNamaras,
tnd who was himself afterwards placed
in Indiana that followed the putting in on trial on a charge of attempting to
blast of the entire plant of 560 Kop-! bribe the jury hearing the case, has
pers ovens of the United States Steel : been sccured by the Tri-City Federa
Corporation at Gary, which advanced . f . . , , . . ,.
that state from sixth to third place. ' tlon o Labor t0 Speak heFe Monda-
All the coke produced in Illinois in ct- 6
1911 and 1912 was made in retort It is stated that the expense of de-
ovens, much of the coal being drawn fending himself in his trial has left!
from West Virginia mines; no beehive ! Mr. Darrow In sore financial straits
coke was produced in the state. In 'and that he has been forced to resort
some of the ovens the charge consists! to the lecture platform to bolster up
Wage Dispute Involving Con
cessions to Musicians May
Still Be Settled.
HAPPY TIME AT
Employes of Publication Build
ing Stage Outing at Camp
SOMETHING DOING ALL DAY
Baseball Game Is One of the Features
List of Winners in the
Sports Program. ' ,
"Rosy" Wright, Harry Hoffman. '
Ladies' 100 yard dash Myrtle Dunn.
Thin ladies 50 yard dash Myrtle
Fat mens race, 50 yards Ole West
lund. Ladies' potato race Flossie Welch.
Thin men's race, 50 yards Fred
Horseshoe game E. Wilson, E. Geer.
OTTO'S BAND TONIGHT
AT THE WATCH TOWER
of a mixture of West Virginia and Illi
nois coals In the proportions of 4 to 1.
This has been found to make an en
tirely satisfactory coke. There were
four retort plants, with a total of 568
ovens in operation in 1912. One of
these plants consisted of 240 Semet
Solvay ovens, operated by the By
Products Coke Corporation at South
Chicago. The plant has been enlarged
three times, the latest addition of
forty ovens being completed In 1912.
Thirteen of the same kind of ovens
were operated by the North Shore Gas
Company Waukegan, having been com
pleted In 1912. These ovens are heat
ed by producer gas made from the
his finances. He will deliver his ad
dress at the Coliseum in Davenport.
He has not yet selected his subject.
PLAN FOR PARADE.
The labor .organisations of the tri
cities will be invited to participate in
the annual Labor day parade this ar
j through the 'daily press instead of by
special invitation as heretofore.
The cbmmittee, composed of ,A. W.
Johnson, chairman; J. A. Nelson, J.
S. Miiton, J. E. Shank and R. Nisley,
issues the following invitation:
To all locals affiliated with the Amer
ican Federation of Labor: You are
invited to take part in the Labor day
Inarnilo And rplehraHnn . nn Tnnriav
coke. All the retort gas gaes to the ! e. i mn . m rt
committee is desirous of having the
Hope cf a compromise in the wagf
disputes involving'the members of the
Tri-City Theatrical Managers' asso
ciation and the Musicianh' union is
6tiil being held by the theatre owners.
It is understood that the managers
are willing to make concessions to
the musicians but are not going to of
fer the general increase asked by the
Tb.e first annual picnic staged by the
employes of the publication building,
M. W. A., was an unqualified success,
about 125 leaving on special cars for
Campbell's island, where a . program
of sports ana other athletic events had
teen arranged. At noon the entire
company sat down at one long table
and enjoyed an old fashioned picnic
lunch with all-the trimmings.
There was something doing very
! minute of the time. In the morning
the single men defeated the beneuicta
I in a ball game, the score being 12 to
Tha big event of the day was the
The band concert
Dorf last night was
cause of inclement weather conditions.
This evening Prof. Otto's band will be
heard at the Watch Tower and as a
special feature, Mrs. Henry Matthey
will appear as soloist. A special re
ception in honor of Mrs. Matthey had
been planned '.ast evening, and hun
dreds' who had planned on the event,
were disappointed. For this reason a
large crowd is expected at the Tower
COMMITTEE IVfEETS AT
A meeting of the infirmary commit
tee of the board of supervisors was
held yesterday at the county infirmary.
Those on the committee are S. K
Wright, Rock Island; Charles Brun
etrcm, Mollne and Paul "Wadsorth.
Rural. Plans were made for installa
tion of a new boiler and to advertise
i for 100 barrels of flour. The wheat
on the p'ace js locking fine but the
at Zum Alien j oats are small and not doing so well,
postponed be-1 The corn has not been Injured by the
When asked whe'her the musicians
would be willing to "split the differ- ''. 113 " "
ence" between what the managers of- ?J 5n,e we the " an
319-321 20th St.
A plant of ISO Koppers ovens was
operated by the Illinois Steel company
at Joliet. built in 1908 and 1909, and
another of thirty-five by the Coal Pro
ducts Manufacturing company, also at
Joliet. completed in 1912. The sur
plus gas from the former is used
( latter is furnished to the city' mains.
24 ! Forty Semet-Solvay ovens were also
Chicken lumh at Dtisenroth's place,
1501 Fourti avenue, Saturday night.
banner parade, so we want you to
consider this an invitation and make
your plans to suit the day. Any more
information in connection w ith this re
quest, address A. W. Johnson, 932
Fourteenth street, Rock Island
ing that your organisation will turn
out its full membership, we are fra
ternally yours, The Committee.
AI.IFAS PROBABLE SPEAKER.
While the speaker's committee has
been unable thus far to make a final
report. N. P. Alifas of Washington.
iD. C, will probably be the speaker
fered and the amount they ask, a rep
resen'ative of the union declined to
make any statement saying that the
managers' association had made no
offers and that until they did he did
not eare to commit himself.
According to a statement made to
day, the managers will attempt to hold
a conference some time soon not only
with representatives of the musicians'
union but also those ot the stage
hands and motion picture operators
unions which are also asking for an
increase. Whether the demands of
the latter two would be granted or not
cou.d no: be learned but it is believed
that these cases will also be settled
New Pilot for Hens.
Dulutb. Minn., Aug. 8. The Toledo
club of the American Association ha3
made overtures to D.-irhv iri:iUpi
Trust- O'Brien, manager of the Duluth Norta-
ern League club, to manage the To
ledo club, according to a statemTU
from O'Brien at Virginia, Minn. It is
believed the deal will be held open
until the drafgt starts Aug. 15. O'Brien
-has been manager of the Duiuth club
fcr the last five seasons asd ha3 won
two flabrs. His horns is ia Cleveland.
third floor forces, in which the former
were victorious. H. Hoffman breezed
along ntcely until the fourth Inning
when he lost all control and inciden
tally the game. The teams lined up
Third floor Strohm, es; H. Hoff
man, p; Potter, 3T; keerdink," lb;
. i Ceer, 2b; Burris, c; Bleuer, rf ; Mc
Afee, cU Hurt, If.
Second floor Wright 3b; Weaver
ling, p; Johnson, lb; Davenport, c;
Garlock, Jr., 2b; Westlund, ss; Adams,
If; Reddig, rf; Wilson, cf.
Third Floor 0 1 1 0 0 9 02
Second Floor 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 5
At the conclusion of the afterncoa
events, another feed was served. Many
of the picnickers danced at the inn in
the evening, and departed for homo at
a late hour.
THE VI.ER. "
The lldt of winners in the yaiious
events follows: . , . '
Ladies' egg race, 200 .feet Xora
Ryan. ... - -.....,- -. V;
Gents' 100 yard dash Fred DaV
Fat ladies' 50 yard dash Mrs. Peter
son. Ctnts' three legged race, 200. feet
. New York An eightday tow almost
half-way across the Atlantic cndd
here with the arrival of the steamers
Farley and Kim. The Kim was taken
in tow afti-r it had lost its propeller
and had drifted for six days.
drought but the potatoes have,
peritendent Frank Wyle has
grounds in excellent shape.
St. Louis A company that manufac
tures women's clothing announced.it
had established a minimum wage of
$7 a week for girls. It employs 400.
A senate wage inquiry led to the action.
Webster City, Iowa. Mrs. Henry
Gunderson was killed, Mrs. Porter and
Ollie Nelson were fatally injured and
three others were hurt when their
automobile was struck by a freight
train, west of here.
All the news all the time The Argus.
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