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THE ROCK ISLAND , ARGUS. MOXDAV, ATjGTTST IT, rtH3.
MOLINE'S SECTION OF THE ARGUS
- . Day's News Happenings in Rock Island's Sister City
THEO. N. VAIL, PRESIDENT
FULL PUBLICITY IN
City (Admission Decides to
Publish Statement of All Its
IN MAKING IMPROVEMENTS
Jahns, in Letter, Again Urge Instal
lation of Meters as Means of
bin on Library alley near Fifteenth
street the Moline Plow company has
secured a permit to make the bin ot
masonry. I: will be north of the rail
road tracks and "will be from 12 to
16 feet high. '
ELKS, LIKE DOCKS,
ENJOY THE RAIN
?icnic at Woodward's Grove
Success, Especially tbe Fish
Dinner "Swedish" Style.
cf thi! waterworks department. This j
was derided upon at th3 meeting of the:
city CGiiimifoiou tins morning.
Moline Commission 'Accepts In
vitation to Join Pageant in
Bock Island. .
MANY PETITIONS ARE HEARD
One Wants Street Railway Company
Compelled to Lay Heavier Track
to Reduce Noise'. -
The piece de resistance was
prepared by Axe! Lamon in
Molino Elks were there liks ducks at
j tlu'ir picnic on the river Sunday.
Full publicity is to i,u given to every They boarded the Miirqueite at 9:30
detuil connected with the improvement ni- ar"l Put 'n H tbe morning in a
leisurely trip to i cidward s grove.
Dinner time came pn route and a stop to take part in the parade was read
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For home time the water department i "t 11 lu" V I . f
h:.u i.e.,. .i,., r.r i,..r.-u r thJ The meal was the big event of the
poor pressure which has been furui.-di-; a-v
(! Kinr' warm ueitllier li'crui. nnrtic-!
ularly in the bluff districts. A year i "Swedish" style, boiled with greens
,, ,, ,. , . , . ; ,,.,ana Fpices. So well was the dish con-
iii,(i'J anil uiuuy nave ic-it that witu
this sum results outfit to be thown by
Coiuiiiissiouer L. O. Jhns, who has
charge of the waterworks, r;-ud a com
munication ;o the cc :mi:i:..sioiiers to-1
day iu which revi wed at some
1.. fifth iht r.Tli tl.-.f li;n. I,iin fl'illu
and the difhcultlc s that have been mot. j Eunibfr of but th ffif? scor-
With th3 breuk ng of the drouth he ! er arbitrarily announced that honors
tlv.t h., v.et ,liI,,tti.-t ff ' c,r" ' ' i'S""
Watertown on the latter's diamond
Sunday, the score being 11 to 4: It
was a close contest up1 to the eighth
inning, when Dody, the Watertown
pitcher, blew up and seven runs were
garnered by the Moline players. Score
Tigers 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 7 011 16 5
Watertown ..21001000 0 4 9 5
Batteries Greko and Smith; Dody
Saturday's games in the factory
league left the Marseilles company on
top with a percentage of .667. There
are four teams tied for second place
and three for sixth. The Deere Har-
cocted that nothing was left but the
! bones and precious few of them.
At Woodward's grove a ball game
I between the married and single men
'' was started. In the fifth inning, how-
i ever, the rain came down so copiously
that the contest had to be called off.
! No accurate account was kept of the
hU d, pr.rtment are over, at least for e allowed to stand without protest. A
the pr, ,nt. However, he took occa- j buffct luncheon was rerved on the way
..I . -t,.r. ,.lUWUiV.
P ( II IU uf-,CllU Ul-J lilt' .UBiaua -Oll Ul
meters us rapidly as possible in order
to chi ck the watte of water that is
prevail tit all over thy city under the
tlut rate system.
WII.I. I'KIM MATKMEXT. I
During the session cf the commis
Fion it wao voted to print an itemized
statement of all expenditures that
have been made by tho department
tlnce the funds from the bond issue bo
camo available. This will be gotten
tut ready for distribution within a
DISPATCH WINS AND 60
EAT CHICKEN "ON" MAIL
Sixty hungry newspaper workers,
rupl'iycs of Urn Dispatch and the
Mail, dined on chicken at tho Watch
Tower inn Saturday evening at the ex
pense of Manager ('. J. Zuiser of the
Mall. H vu:i the fortune of war and
Mr. Zaher came across like a sport
with his tribute to tiie superior base
ball prowess of tho Dispatch force.
The came, played In tho sweltering
heat, resulted in a win for the Dis
patch, i!l to 9. Th two newspapers
went to press ut noon to give their
employes the outing.
2 RUNS FOR DEPARTMENT;
PUTS OUT ONE SMALL FIRE
The fire department responded to
two alarms gjnday. One, a false one,
was from, box No. 134, at noon. The
ether was turned in shortly after 5
o'c'.ock and called the department to
Second avenue and Twentieth street,
where the tool house of the D. R. I. &
N. W. was on fire. The Came was ex
tinguished with smail loss.
Moline's city commission will have
a prace iu the Labor day parade In
Kock Island this year. At a meeting
of the commission today an invitation j vester company is now, as it has been
an through the season, at the bottom.
This club has lost nine games and has
won none. The feature contest of Sat
urday was that between the Cooper
company and the Union Malleable
company, which was played at Water-
MAY ERECT A BOARD WALK
FOR CAMPBELL'S ISLAND
Plans are being made to erect a
board walk at Campbell's islanJ.
Campjrs above the bulkhead have
been annoyed much of late by people
vandering across their yards in
fccarth cf residences of summer colon
.ists, the walk up the beach beins a
poor one arter auric, it a walk were
erected it would add greatly to the
conveniences cf the island.
To Erect a Coke Bin.
Objection havi it; b cu registered
ngains', the election ?f tt woed n cokejof the city was allowed to go.
Charge Fails to Stick.
Tony Cb.anipania cf East Moline
was arraigned before Magistrate Cart
wright tcday charged with slaughter
ing sheep within the city limits. He
proved, however, that the slaughter
ing had been done on a farm outside
and a vote of acceptance passed.
Petitions cn a variety of subjects
took up the attention of the commis
sion during the greater part of the
rion. One asked for the laying of
heavier rails in a concrete bed by the
Tri-City Railway ccmpany on Twenty
third street between Fifth and Sixth
avenues and cn Sixth avenue "from
Twenty-first to Twenty-seventh street.
The petitioners, property owners liv
ing in the vicinity, object to the noise
made in operating cars over the un
even tracks and believe that if a firm
er roadbed were provided and heavier
steel used the nuisance would be
W.WT STHKTTS OPE.VED.
Another petition asks for the open
ing of streets in the southeast bluff
district. Citizens living near want
Twenty-seventh street opened from
Tenth to Eleventh-and-one-half ave
nue and the avenues between Twenty
fifth and Twenty-seventh streets from
Tenth to Eleventh-and-three-fourths
avenue at least made passable for pe
From Oak Hill came protests
3 gainst a hedge fence along the bor
ders of Stephens park. 'Most of the
petitions were referred. Assurance
was given that the Tri-City Railway
company will take out the hedge that
is objected to.
Being assured that Ifred Harrington,
fireman and city electrician, is en
gaged in extra hazardous work in put
ting in the police and fire alarm sys
tem, the ommission reconsidered its
action and voted to add $ 10 per month
to his pay from July 1 to Dec. 1.
VMED FOR LIBRARY' BOARD.
Mayor M. R. Carlson announced the
appointment of Frank Herbst, Mrs. J.
11. Huntoon and Robert Rank to the
library board for three years. Mr.
Herbst is reappointed, the .others suc
ceeding Dr. F. H. Gardner and Fred
R. H. E.
.. 3 10 7
R. H. E.
.14 5 2
,.2 5 10
R. H. E.
..15 8 6
CARL FRIBERG IS
CALLED BY DEATH
Paralysis Fatal to Chief De
signer for Deere & Mansur
FOR 33 YEARS WITH FIRM
Inventive Genius Had Been Valuable
Asset in the Manufacture of
town diamond and took 13 innings
to decide. The results of the var
ious contests follow:
At Augustana campus
Root & VanderVoort ....
Deere & Co
At Riverside park
At East Moline
Deere & Mansur
Moline Plow company 12 14 8
At Browning field R. H. E.
Marseilles 9 9 4
Velie company 7 9 8
At Campbell's Island R. II. E.
Silvis shops 9 13 4
Deere Wagon company 1 4 12
At Watertown R. H. E.
Cooper company 9 15 3
Union Malleable 8 9 3
TIGERS DOWN WATERTOWN
Moline Players Capture Game in
Nearby Village 11 to 4.
The Tigers had no trouble defeating
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(6) W- W?
Straight from New York
come a number of
Exclusive styles in dainty
net dancing and party frocks
to sell at $8.95
A .u'itl preparing to leave for school will find much use for one of
tlu.e. They are chierly of all-over shadow lace made up in two or
three tier flounce effects. Some have touches of blue; others of pink;
all have soft, pleated, silk girdles, now so very fashionable; sizes 11
to 40; a particularly good value; $8.95.
Charming new net waists at $5.95
Like the above dresses, these are
fresh from New York. One stylo
is of shadow lace with colored
trimming of light blue and pink;
short sleeves; high or low neck.
Another style is of. plain net
trimmed with oriental lace;
short sleeves and low neck fin
ished with pleating.
Another style is of tucked net
and shadow lace; new Gaby
back; has low neck and short
sleeves; pink or light blue silk
lining; sizes from 34 to 46; exact
copy of a French blouse that sells
at $35; collection of unusually
charming styles to sell at $5.95.
A splendid showing of winsome
NEW FALL SUITS
This collection accurately represents the style tendencies for the
coming seasons. Not for several years has fashion produced more
charming styles. The styles are further enhanced by the use of un
usually attractive materials. The cutaway leads in coat styles.
Among the new materials are two-toned wool ratines, Oarbardine
cloth and cheviots. Brocades are widely used; many are trimmed
with brocaded velvet and buttons. Some of the most charming styles
appear in plum shade crepon and mauve bengaline. The present
collection affords splendid choosing. Prices ranging from $15 to $45.
v Third Floor.
UNCLE SAM EMPLOYE
J. G. Scott, employed as conductor
on a suburban car, was arrested Sat
urday on a charge of assault preferred
by J. E. Nelson, a mail carrier, and
this morning the case was dismissed
after evidence had been heard. Nel
son declares he will appeal to the fed
eral authorities and endeavor to get
recourse through that channel, as he
was on duty at the time" he was at
tacked by Scott. According to the
testimony brought out at the hearing
this morning, Nelson pulled the bell
cord to have the car stop for a wom
an, who was making a desperate effort
to get on. The conductor took excep
tion to this display of offlciousness and
struck the mail carrier.
MAY HAVE TO CUT OFF
LEG OF RflOTORCYCLlST
Irwin Seiifert, aged 20 and an em
plcye of the Deere & Masur company,
f-is iu the city hospital, where it may
be necessary to amputate his left leg,
p.s the result of an accident in Eas
Mcline Saturday afternoon. He was
riding his motorcycle and in making
a turn at First street and First ave
nue, East Moline, he collided head on
with an automobile driven by R.
Wade of St. Joseph, Mo. The motor
cyclist was thrown to the pavement
and when picked up it was found
that his left, kg was crushed below
the knee. He was taken to the hos
pital and several pieces of bone were
removed. It is impossible as yet to
say whether the leg can be saved.
Carl P. A. Friberg, designer of many
of the leading implements manufactur
ed by the Deere & Mansur company
and for 33 years in the employ cf that
firm, died at 3 o'clock Saturday aft.cr
ncon at the city hospital. Feb. 1"
last he suffered a stroke of paralysis
and since March 15 he had been in
Mr. Friberg was born in Gottiand.
Sweden, Nov. 23, 1S55. His father con
ducted a small machine shop, and it
was here that the son securod tha
basis cf the training that later stood
him in such -good stead. In 1SS0 he
came to Moline and at once entered
the employ of Deere & Mansur. For
some time he wanked in the shops, but
his inventive capacity soon asserted
itself and he was gradually promoted
till he became thief designer, a posi
tion he held when illness necessitated
his retirement from active work.
Mr. Friberg was granted many pat
ents. His specialty was implements
for the southern trade. His extensive
travels in the south had fitted him for
In 1SS1 Mr. Friberg married Miss
Littio Johnson, who, with one daugh
ter, Miss Lul'i, survives. There are
also left his father, one brother, and
t,hree sisters living in Chicago.
The funeral will be held from the
home, 4408 River drive, Tuesday after
noon at 2:30, with interment in River
MRS. JONAXXA JOHNSON.
Funeral services for Mrs. Johanna
Johnson were held Sunday afternoon
at 2:30 at the home, 608 Fifth avenue.
Rev. A. L. Wewell being in charge and
interment being made at Riverside
cemetery. Mrs. Johnson, who was 82
years of age, died Friday afternoon
as the result of a stroke of paralysis
suffered two years ago. She was a
native cf Sweden and came to the
country with her husband, th, late
John Johnson, in 1S90. Two childnen,
Jchn and Christiana, both of Moline,
SKfKlBS TO IIHVT.
The 10-day-old son of Mr. and Mrs
Claude R. Hufford died Saturday
morning at 10 o'clock from the effects
of the heat. The funeral was he'.d
from the home at 10 o'clock Sunday
morning with interment in Riverside
THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY
OF SCHOOL TAX!
Great Gathering of Members of
the American Federation at
the education of the young people in
sex hygiene, and the aim of teaching
this subject is not reached."
Delegates of societies from all parts
of this country and Canada joined in
the parade, the longest in Milwaukee's
history, taking two hours to pass any.
given point. It was watched by 100.000
spectators. With Cardinal Gibbons on -the
reviewing stand were five arch
bishops, 20 bishops and 10 monsignors.
There were nine sections in the pro
cession, headed by a platoon of police.
Tho first three divisions were given
over to the uniform ranks of the Catho
lic organisations, resplendent in gold
It was estimated that there were at
are religious lease o,wf i.nigtus oi i oiumous ana
mourners ot tne Ancient uraer oi in-
REMAINING TRACT OF
HECK FARM IS SOLD
Henry F. Vierich. cashier of the Me
chanics and Merchants' bank, has
c'.csed a deal for the remainder of the
Joseph IJeck estate lying on the east
tide of Fifteenth s'raet near Proepect
park. He intends to erect a fine home,
on it. The price paid is net named.
The Heck tract comprises four and
one-half acres, and is one of the most
desirable residence sites on the south
blulfs. It has been in the possession
of the Heck family for many years.
Mrs. Dora E. Heck, yidow of Joseph
Heck, who sold the property to Mr.
Vierich, intends to leave the city.
The tract has a frontage of 300 feet on
Fifteenth street and is 1,100 feet deep.
The Heck farm was once a large one,
but from time to time small tracts
have been sold off till the portion
with the residence on it is the last
to leave the hands of the family.
BEDER WOOD STILL LIVES;
CONDITION IS FAVORABLE
Bedei Wood, who was so severely
injured while on his sand boat near
Hampton Friday, is still in a critical
condition His phystcian stated today
that he had rallied from the shock and
his symptoms are sow more favor
able than at any time since he met
with the accident. Mr. Wood is beins
cared for at his home, 1730 Twelfth
CONVICT ROAD MAKING
TO START IN LEE COUNTY
Dixon, 111., Aug. 11. Lee county will
be ih.3 first to g3t the benefit of the
new convict labor law passed by the
The necessary orders were issued by
i Coventor Dunne Saturday and it is ex
pected that the first body of short
term men from Joliet will arrive here
the latter part of this week. The
firct wcrk will be done near the resort
village of Grand de Tour, where a big
clay hill is to be cut 'down. No county
supervisor for Lee or Ogle county has
as yet been selected and the work
will be done under the direction of
Representative John P. Devine and
the present highway commissions o
Several weeks' work has been laid
out on the road. The townships in
which the work is to be done arc
sparsley settled and have no money
available for building.
Annawan Wins Game.
Annawan defeated the local Flan-
derg on the Browning field diamond
Sunday afternoon by a 6 to 4 count.
The contest was stopped in the sixth
inning by rain.
Rock Island. Ill, Aug. 2, 1313. To
the Hon. H.irry M. Pciiriver, Mayor of
the City of Rock Island. Ill Sir: We,
the undersigned, consulting a major
ity of the property owners on i-oth
sides of No. 172 Third avenue, in the
city of Rock Island, 111., and within
three hundred i3D0 feet in each direc
tion of the front door of the premises
known as 172H Third avenue, Kock Is
land. 111., do herobv consent to nd net'
tion your honor t? license and permit
G. II. Reece to open and conduct a sa
loon or dram sliojj at No. 172ti Third
avenufl. JiocK IsianU, lli. :
Coloniat Hc-tel company (ty TI.
Pau Hon, director: by order
board of directors)
K. V. Dorn
IT. Tremann's Sons
Kd M. Tremann
U. 8. Mcabe
I S. M-Cab -.
Rock Island Safety Deposit com
pany by S. J. Collins, director;
b.v ordr of board of directors
Haiti & Bahnsen comoanv hv I a
Rheumatism Relieved in a Few Hours.
N. B. Langley, Madison, Wu;., ays:
"I wa3 almost helpless with rheuma
tism for about five months. Had it in
my neck so I could not turn my head,
and all through my body. I tried
three doctors anc! many remedies j
without any relief whatever until I
procured Dr. Detchon's Relief for
Rheumatism. In a few hours tbe
pain was relieved and in three days
the rheumatism was completely cured
and I was at work." Sold by Otto
Grotjan. 1501 Second avenue. Rock
Island; Gust Schlegel &. Son, 220
West. Second street Davenport- -(Adv.)
Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 11. Three
sessions of the American Federation of
Catholic Societies were planned for
today. Among things to be discussed
during the convention
toQf-llinrrn tn tlirt ti 1 1 Vi 1 ' . Vi n i 1 l- nnH
bernians in lino, while conservative es-
tho problem of taxing the Catholic cit- timates placed the number of members
teens in order to maintain the public of the Catholic Order of Foresters at
schools when they already are main- S.000. Two divisions were given over
taining parochial schools. to local churcli societies while one
. , , . . , . . . was allotted to the Catholic Knights of
Bishop McFaul s solution is: "First: yjscouBjn
Let the Catholic schools remain as Two thousand women were in line,
they are. Second: Let compensation Milwaukee's populace, contributed a
be made for religious instruction. Our dc::Dn nationalities in the assemblage,
principle is to let the pastor take care Archbishop Sebastian G. MeMssner
of the flock and live by the flock, of the Wisconsin diocese told the a9
Third: Let Catholic children be exam- semblags that I'ope Pius X. had au
ined by the state or municipal bo: rd thorized Cardinal Gibbons to confer a
as to whether Catholic schools fur- special apostolic blessing on the con
nish the regular education required." vention.
Great interest centers in a miss Cardinal Gibbons' speech was deliv
meeting to be addressed by Archbishop ered in clear voice and forceful man
Ireland, net" throughout. He: dwelt on the im-
There is a movement on foot to or- portance of union in the federation,
ganize a national league of Catholic "Union is the law of life, of strength
women. and growth, and of development," said
The cross of a knight of St. Greg- the cardinal. . "Disunion is the law of
ory, the highest possible honor attain- weakness and disintegration. Tho
able for a Catholic layman, was be- American republic owes its material
stowed upon Anthony Matre of St. and political prosperity to the union
Louis, secretary of tho federation and cooperation of the several states,
since its Inception, 12 years ago. Im- "If those stales were disunited and
moral plays, socialism, the white slave exerting their forces In opposite di
trafiic and some phases of American rections, like tho present republic of
newspapers, were scored in President Mexico, we never would have attain
Denechaud's report. Secretary Matre ed the prosperity that has marked our
made a plea for a Catholic Y. M. C. career. For four years during civil
A. and an international association of war we were disunited, and tho result
federations was rhedding of fratricidal blood, with
Cardinal Gibbons formally opened imminent danger of the dissolution of
the 12th annual convention of tho the nation.
American Federa'ion of Catholic So- "The. same principle can be justly
cielies yesterday with a celebration of applied to the influence of union of
pontifical high mass at the St. John's religion and moral forces in the devel
cathedral. opmcnt of Christianity. An enlighten-
The cathedral was packed during ed and zealous laity is tho glory of
tho celebration, while the streets out- the Christian church,
side were lined for more than a block "We are all in the same bark of
with convention delegates. It was ca- Peter, tossed about by the same
timated today that 30,000 had come to etoruia ar.d sharing tho same sun
Milwaukee for the convention. shine. Your interests are our inter
Cardinal Gibbous bestowed a special csts. Wo are all steering our course
apnstolic blessing on delegates at the toward the tame eternal shores. We
clone of a giant massmceting in the af- ure all heirs prospective of the same
ternoon in the Milwaukee auditorium, heavenly kingdom,
which was held at the conclusion of "Brethren of the laity, we need your
the greatest Catholic demonstration help. How are you to cooperate with
ever held in Milwaukee, a parade in us ?
which more than 15,000 persons took ! "Above ail, you can cooperate with
part us by the rectitude of your private
Cardinal Gibbons and Archbishop I lives and tho influence of your good
Keane of Dubuque, Iowa, united in de-! example: 'Having your conversation
crying the new Wisconsin eugenic mar- good among tun gennies, mat v.nereas
riage law which requires couples to 1 they spc-aii cr you as eviiaoers, conhiu
furnish medical certificates of their lit- i ei ing you by your good example, they
ness I may glorify God in the day of viiilta-
"Kugenlcs is a fad which will pass ! turn.'
with the rest of the fads, and that sort ! '"Let your light so shine before
of legislation cannot last long," taidimen that they may nrjo your good
Cardinal Gibbons. "Marriage is some- i works ar.d glorify your Father who ia
thing sacred and should be left to the ; in heaven.' "
man and the woman to decide."
Archbishop Keane said eugenic
marriage laws were an interference
with personal liberty.
Archbishop Glennon of St. Louis
took up the Wisconsin law for the
sterilisation of criminals, and said:
"You cannot cure a mental disease
bv nhvsical methods. Morbidity, cru-
j Be sure and taUe a bottle of Cham
berluin's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
j Remedy, with you when skirting on
i your trip tins summer. It cannot bo
I obtained on board tho train3 or steam
1 ers. Chr.n!;c3 of water and climate
cf i.en cau.-sc budti-.n attacka of diar-
hoea, and it U best to be prepared.
dity and animality are the results of (Sold by all druggUts. (Adv.)
ADDRESED TO WOMEN '
IS YOURS A
Case of "Nerves!"
Hot flashes, dizziness, fainting spells, backache headache,
bearing-down pains, nervousness all are eymptoms c- .o-ul-ity
and female disturbances and are not beyond relief. , .
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Drive Dull Care Away.
Barge Mississippi Saturday, Sunday,
Tuesday, Aug. 16-17-19. (Adv.)
"I am not ashamed of my latest
book." said the author.
Of course not." said the local rriUrf.
"I noticed Its gilt edges and the beau
tifully colored frontiHploce." Atlanta
ia that of a famous phyeician unusually experienced
in the treating of women's peculiar ailments. For
forty years it has been recommended to suffering
womankind. Thousands of women can bear witnesa
to its beneficial qualities. Perhaps it aid is a!! that
is required to restore to you perfect health and sfrentrth,
y. jx i3 the time to act, write lr. R. V. I'terce's, Buffalo.
I AK NOW CUE ED
Mas. txmijtio Rotwrata. of Sin Franwo. Clif.. wnt :
"I take pleasure in recoicmind.nif yuur wwiirul riot-are, ai"!
wieh to fa in behalf of jrvur "l-ivr-nt PresiyliotT and
Medical lieovTy' t!-at Urnii;h ttisir lis I a a now ci.rJ oi tlx;
Tariou trochlea that a woman ia heir to. I re:ujs cured
ma win-noihr.fiiild aal 1 therdura racolv u Ui no o-tr.
1 thank you for our aUvica."
YOUR DRUGGIST CAN SUPPLY YOU
IN 'LIQUID OR TA1-LET FOKX
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