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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 1913.
MOLINE'S SECTION OF THE ARGUS
COX FAMILY HAS
Many From Outside County At
tend Reunion Held at Camp
BRANCH IN STARK COUNTY
Three Brothers Bring Word of a Num
erous Clan of the Same Lineage
Near at Hand.
Charles Cox of Pittsfleld, 111., Thurs
day was again chosen head of the Cox
Fa dlly association at the business
meeting that marked the main day of
the week's reunion at Campbell s is
land. There were 125 members of the
family, descendants of Joseph and
Mary Cox. mho settled here In 1836,
present. Mrs. Eliza Henderson of Al
pha, olde3t member of the family, .who
was vice president, having died dur
ing the year, W'llliamHon Cox of Miller,
Neb., was chosen to that office. Ken
neth Cox of Davenport was named
to succeed Daisy Cox of Alpha as
secretary and treasurer.
The -week's reunion has been one of
the most enjoyable yet held by the
family, a number of whom have taken
( one of the larger cottages at the is
land and are spending the week there.
Meetings are held at this cottage. Of
the number at the meeting Thursday
at least 50 were from outside the
county, states as far away as Cali
fornia, New York and Pennsylvania be
TKI.L OP xnw BHAXCJI.
A surprise was tprung in the pres
ence of three brothers. John, Walter
and Luke Cox from Wyoming, 111.,
who brought word that the Cox family
has a branch of three score members
In Stark county. While they are not
direct descendants of the pioneers of
y flock Inland county, they are closely
f connected and it is the intention of
the three brothers to look up their
family tree and make a report on the
tamo at the next reunion here.
Ernest Cox of'MoIlne had at the
meeting of the prise family heirlooms,
the old "irrandfather's" clock, which
was purchiisod by his grandfather 110
years axo. Mr. Cox related the history
of this timepiece during the afternoon.
The program opened with an address
by President Cox. the oldest member
present I. F. Cox of Rock Island then
welcomed the visitors and a response
was made by Fred Cox of Scranton,
Pa. Thn Mrs. Mottle Dyall of Mount
Pleasant, Iowa, took charge and intro
duced the speakers, who responded to
toasts as follows:
Granufuther's Clock Ernest Cox,
, Our Revolutionary Heroes Walter
Tho Hoys in Blue H. S. Cox, Flain
A friend to every home ,
Let Zeph Show You
Everybody should eat more of the light, digestible Bread, Cakes, Biscuit and
Pies that can be made so easily with
Do it for Health's Sake for the sake of your pocketbook, too. Zephyr Flour
contains the food elements for the making of strong-minded, strong-bodied,
vigorous men and women. Good light bread is better than loading the stomach
witn tne neavy iooas
digest and it costs less.
Get the Habit Eating Zephyr Flour
Good Things is High Living at Low Cost
Our Camp Fire Kenneth Cox, Dav-
To the Future Lee Rue Thomas,
Mt Pleasant, Iowa.
A Toast to Those We Love the
Best, Our Noble Selves Jay Cox, Mo
line. The New Woman. She Needs No.
Eulogy, She Speaks for Herself
Kittle Cox Adams, New York.
some: of the visitors.
Among those from outside the coun
ty, who attended the reunion, were:
Allan Tinker, Los Angeles, Cal.; Mr.
and Mrs. Williamson Cox. and son,
Roy. Miller, Neb.; Frank Cox, Custer,
S. D.; Fred Cox. Scranton, Pa.; Mr.
and Mrs. H. S. Cox, Plainview, Tex.;
Mr. and Mrs. Will Dyall and son, Tom,
Mt Pleasant, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs.
George Sides, Abingdon; Mr. and Mrs.
Rupert Cottingham and son, George,
Galesburg; Mrs. John Cox and Mrs.
Ella Asher, Galesburg.
TIGERS PLAY IN
Will Compete With Teams from
That City, Sherrard, Atkin
son and Sheffield.
Moline will be represented in the
baseball tournament to be held at Gen
eseo Aug. 24-27 by the Tigers. The
other contestants will be Geneseo, At
kinson, Sherrard and Sheffield. Base
ball scouts will probably be on the
ground to look over the new crop of
promising youngsters. There will be
two games on each of the first two
days and three on each of the last two,
one contest being held in the morning
on the 2Cth and 27th. Following is
SUNDAY. AUG. 24.
1:13 Sheffield vs. Atkinson. -
3:13 Sherrard vs. Moline Tigers.
MONDAY. AUG. 23.
1:13 Geneseo vs. Sherrard.
3:13 Atklnron vs. Moline Tigers.
TUESDAY, AUG. 26.
lf:30 Geneseo vs. Moline Tigers.
1:15 Atkinson vs. Sherrard.
3:13 Geneseo vs. Sheffield.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 27.
10:30 Sherrard vs. Sheffield.
1:13 Geneseo vs. Atkinson. '
3:13 Sheffield vs. Molina Tigers.
To Play at Sherrard.
The Moline Flanders will play with
the Mathervllle nine at that place
Sunday. A party of rooters from here
will accompany the team, whirh will
line up as follows: Staes, lb; Ander
son, 2b; Scott, 3b; Krone, ss; Brown,
c; Gellcrstedt, p; Kipping, If; An
thony, cf; Peterson, rf.
Carpenters to Picnic.
Moline carpenters will hold a picnic
at Campbell's island tomorrow. They
will take their families and their, din
ners and spend the day enjoying the
amusements that the resort affords..
I am Zep!i with fame I've met
Wherever I've been known; -
That's because I always was
mat are nam to
Two great facts.
Happenings in Rock Island's
Accepts Terms for Rassle With
The Argus for Newspaper
It lookg as if there would be a ball
This afternoon the Moline Dispatch
will print the following:
TO THE ARGUS,
Rock Island, I'.l.
Greetings: You're on.
That means that the challenge has
been accepted. The gage of battle
haa been taken up. The die is cast.
There Is no going back. Tomorrow
afternoon at 3 o'clock The Argus and
the Dispatch will come together with
terrific Impact on 'the Watch Tower
diamond. Blood will flow down the
ravines and the waters of the historic
Rock will be stained a lurid crimson.
Those having weak hearts and who
faint at the sight of blood are warned
to' remain away.
It's going to be some struggle. As
a spectacular attraction for the popu
lar resort triple parachute drops from
a, balloon, the high dive or the slide
for life Into Rock river from the top of
the tower will be as monotonous as
holding the baby cn a hot afternoon.
If old .. man Black Hawk himself
could see it it would give him more
thrills than he ever experienced when
from the top of a tree just west of the
diamond some years back where he
watched a cavalcade composed ot
Abe Lincoln Zach Taylor, Jeff Davis
end a few others coming down the
bills across the valley for the purpose
of getting his goat.
It's going to be a regular hum din
ger of a game.
AY RFFR WAi A RIFT TO
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GUESTS BUT IS FINEJJ S50
flonrtra novel!. r.f Vac XtUo - noo -
fined $50 and costs yesterday in po
lice court or the illegal sale of intoxi
cating liquors at his coffee house, 1S32
Sixteenth avenue. Devalis claims that
he was entertaining a party and
served the drinks without charge. His
attdrney appealed the case.
BERKELL WILL MANAGE
VAUDEVILLE AT FAMILY
, Charles. Berkell has accepted the of
fer of Joe Rosenfield to manage the
vaudeville bills tt the Family theatre,
Moline, Mr. Berkell is now on the
job and is arranging his opening bill,
which he claims will be better than
anything ever seen at this house.
The lighting arrangement of the'
stage is all being rearranged, and will
be a big Improvement over the old
lighting system, everything in the the-
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atre will be put in apple pie order i
fcr the opening which takes place
Sunday matinee, Aug. 3L "
There will be three performances on
Sundays and holidays, and as the day
after the opening is Labor day, there
will also, be three performances- given
then, matinee 2:45, 7:30 and 9:30 In
the evening. The prices will remain
the same with the seating arrange
ment a little different than last year,
so people will not be compelled to
crowd in ordertfl get seats, five rows in
the balcony will be reserved at 20c,
and can be reserved the same as the
Mr. Berkell is well known to the
vaudeville going public of the tti-citles,
as the former owner and manager of
the American theatre in Davenport
He is bringing with him the exclusive
franchise for the three cfties of the
Pantages circuit, which attractions he
has played In Davenport for the' last
READY TO BEGIN
Old Brick from Avenue Will Be
Used in Improvements of
Other Streets. .
Next week will see the beginning
of the only street improvement project
undertaken thus far this year In Mo
line, the repaving of Third avenue
from First to Eighteenth streets. Con
tractor Rudledge of Rockford, whose
terms were accepted by the commis
sion, is in the city and says he will
have a gang of men at work by Tues
day or Wednesday. Brick will be
used in the resurfacing.
While owners of property fronting
on the avenue will be given the old
brick if they want it, the city plans to
use what is not claimed on some of
the other streets. Railroad avenue
from First to Eleventh- street, and
n: . , . r rr. . t.i m
be improved with the old brick, which
scattered and crushed with
the .roller. ,
Improvement of the road over the
sand hill south of the Moline Rock
river bridge, which the city has under
taken, has been about completed.. Dirt
has . been hauled on the roadway,
which Is thereby made firm enough to
support vehicles. Heretofore In dry
weather the sand ridge has been al
most impassable for heavy loads and
IN ROCK RIVER TO END
The pew Illinois state game and fish
commission has designated Rock river
as a fish preserve, acting on petition
from fishing clubs at Sterling and
Dixon. This'- means that the river
will be stocked with fish by the state
and t'ua commercial fishing in the
stream from the point where it enters
Illinois to the mouth will be prohibit
ed entirely, only pole and line fishing
being permitted. This will probably
have considerable influence In cutting
down the supply of fish in the Rock
Island and Mcline markets, a great
part of the lecal supply coming from
With the use cf nets entirely pro
hibited Rock River should become one
of the best pole and line fishing
streams in the ccuntry, rivaling the
Illinois, where game fish always
EXTRA GAME IS NECESSARY
IN FACTORY BALL LEAGUE
There will be seven games tomor-,
row in the factory league, a double-'
header being necessary to settle a
protest. Root & VanDervoort and the
Deere Harvester teams will play the
t extra contest on the Riverside grounds.
The schedule for tomorrow follows:
Browning field Deere & Co. vs. Mo
line Plow company.
Augusta aa .campus Deere Wagon
company vs. Velie company.
Riverside Cooper company vs. Root
& VanDervoort; Deere Harvester vs.
Root & VanDervoort.
East Moline Deere Harvester vs.
Watertown Deere & Mansur vs.
Campbell's island Mutual Wheel vs.
FORNICATION CHARGED TO
KEEP GARNETT IN CUSTODY
William Garnett, colored, better
known as "Dollar Bill," who was ar
rested yesterday on the charge of hold
ing up a man in Rock Island Aug. 2,
and taking $25 from him, was held to
the grand jury In police court today
on the charge of fornication. He was
sent to the county jail because unable
to furnish $500 bail. The Rock Island
police have issued a warrant for Gar-
nett's arrest on the robbery charge,
and will take him into custody im
mediately upon the termination of his
sentence for fornication.
BALL BARELY MISSES EYE
Six-year-old East Moline Lad
Pellet From Air Rifle.
An airgun in the hands of a boy
nearly caused the loss of one eye to
Samuel Konchoskos, a 6-year-old East
Moline lad. Thursday. While the two
were playing in an alley near Eighth
street the boy with the weapon acct
denuiljr shot the Kouchoskos young
ster in the face, the pellet missing the
eyeball by a fraction of an inch. A
physician removed the bail.
AT VELIE FARM
Tri-City Organization Will .Be
Well Represented at the Na
Trl-clty florists met Thursday after
noon at the Velie farm on South Sev
enth 6treet, being guests of P. G.
Pearson, gardener, florist and construc
tive engineer at the Velie establish
ment The discussion was on floral
types and followed a luncheon served
by the Jiost. Harry Bills and Super
intendent Bills of the Daverfport city
parks were among those who talked.
Later the florists inspected the new
Velie residence, which will soon . be
ready for occupancy.
The next meeting will be held with
Ludwlg Stapp at his new office in
South Rock Island, the second Thurs
day In September.
Six members ot the tri-city associa
tion will attend the meetltfg of tha
National Florists' association at Min
neapolis next week. They are W. C.
Wilson, William Knees and A, Ander
son of Moline; Henry Meyer of Roek
island, ana Harry Bills and Henry
Paule of Davenport The trip w ill be
made by boat, the party leaving to
morrow; DAIRYMEN WILL HOLD
One hundred members of the Dairy -men'e
Protective association will have
their annual outing at the Cederberjt,
otherwise known as the Norwegian,
camp on Rock river next Wednesday.
It will be an all day event an 3 open
to members of the families of both
producers and venders of milk. The
usual picnic features, dinner, ball
game and other sports are planned
In the evening there will be dancing
In addition the members will listen to
an address on the care of milk by
Professor Bryan of the University of
California, who will be in Moline next
week and who has accepted an invita
tion to attend the picnic and to speak
His address is expected to be highly
WILL BE REVIVED
Revival of the Moline - Loan and
Homestead association seems assured,
Judging from the enthusiasm mani
fested by members of the Greater Mo
line committee in the project at the
luncheon today noon, when $27,000
was pledged. A committee was ap
pointed to canvass the merchants of
Moline and endeavor to sell $50,000
worth of stock. Deere & Co. has agreed
to purchase $25,000 worth ot stock on
condition that the committee raise
$75,000 additional to bring the amount
up to $100,000. ' The campaign will
end next Thursday evening. The pur
pose of again putting the association
on its feet is to promote interest in
the matter of providing the city with
more homes for the working class.
After the association has been placed
on a substantial basis, working men
will be encouraged to build their own
homes with money advanced by the
A joint reception under the auspices
of the Greater Moline committee and
the Moline Commercial club will be
given for Arthur G. Brown, recently
appointed secretary of the former or
ganization, some time the early part
of September. The exact 'date will be
if OBITUARY RECORD
MRS. CHRISTINA FRVXELL.
Death called Mrs. Christina Fryxell
at her home, 2621 Fifth avenue, at 3:15'
this morning. She had been 111 for
Lseveral months. Her maiden name
was Johnson, and she was born in
Sweden Sept. 4, 1859, coming to Amer
ica and to Moline in 1SS5. In that
year she was married to Charles Fryx
ell. Tho husband died In 1894. Three
children survive, Mrs. William Lind-
stedt, Oscar and Winnie, all of this
city. Other survivors are a brother,
IJchn S. Johnson of this city, a sister,
Mrs. Peter Johnson, In Rockford, and
another sister and her mother In Swe
den. The funeral will be held from
the home at 2:30 Sunday afternoon,
wlUi interment In Riverside cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. Kaston Bebarlnski
mourn the death of their 13-months-old
daughter who died yesterday at the
home, 916 Railroad avenue. The fu
neral was held from St. Mary's church
this morning at 8:30 with, Father Kelly
officiating and interment In St Mary's
DRAGGED BY STREET CAR
Lad Has Close Call When He Tries
Easy Plan to Climb Hill.
Riding up Fifteenth street hill on a
bicycle by holding to a street car cost
a boy his mount, some bruises and a
bad scare Thursday afternoon. His
name was not learned. After he had
caught hold of the car he lost his bal
ance and the bicycle went under the
wheels. He clung desperately to the
hand rail and was dragged along the
pavement ,f or half a block before the
members of the crew noticed his pre
dicament and brought the car to a
stop. He was not seriously hart.
HAEGE has his Fall and
Winter line of Woolens
on display. I shall be de
lighted to show you my
display , of Woolens.
Step in tomorrow.
DIRECTLY OPPOSITE HARPER HOUSE
' .LOOK FOR THE NAME HAEGE IN THE WINDOW
AGAINST A POLE
Caught in a pocket while trytng to
avoid an automobile, last evening, Wil
liam Hellstrom, living on Twenty-
ninth street in the Highland addition,
turned his . bicycle into a telephone
pole. His head struck the obstruction
with such force that he was knocked
unconscious and it was at first thought
he had been killed. Today, however,
his physician stated that he was in no
danger, having sustained no broken
bones. suil would be out in a few days.
Hellstroi- was returning from work
on his wheel and it was at Fifteenth
street and Twentieth avenue that the
accident took place. He was traveling
at fair speed when he met an auto.
The driver of the machine supposed
he would pass on the left, and gave
way for him. Instead, however, he
turned to the right and was caught in
such a narrow space that he was
forced to .collide with the pole to avoid
falling under the auto.
HEARING FOR EMPLOYES
One of First Cases Under Liability
Act to Come Up Tomorrow.
One of the first hearings under the
employers' liability act will come up
Saturday when the case of Otto Kan-
i.enberg against Deere & Co. will be
decided.. Frank A. Gustafson has been"
appointed to act for the employe, II.
W. Cooper for the corrlpany and W. S.
McClure, the third member, is namea
by the "board. Kannenberg was in
jured in the' Deere shops Nov. 6, 1912,
losing two fingers from the left hand
and having the other fingers on that
member badly damaged: Another case
set for an early hearing is that of
Fred Alsene against the Mutual Wheel
company. Alsene sustained a bad cut
on the wrist in December! Under the
law the employe cannot ask for any
specified sum for the injuries, every
thing being' left to the board.
Are Laid Off.
Four employes of the . Watertown
hospital have been temporarily laid
off on account of alleged drunkenness.
Their cases will be investigated by the
state board of charities and if the find
ings of the commission warrant, the
employes will be discharged.
- Beder Wood May Recover.
Beder Wood, who was injured' a
week ago today by a steam pipe on
his sand boat, has shown some signs
of improvement during the past two
days and the attending physicion holds
out hopes for his recovery.
Woman Resists Arrest.
A young woman was picked up by
(Rear of 1121 Fourth
Let us Vulcanize that bad automobile tire of yours.
Send your tire to us and the work will be done to your en
We do the best of work
- Telephone Eock IslafVJ 28 03.
H.! E. ECHEEINEE, Prop.
the police Thursday evening In an In
toxicated condition. She made stren
uous objection to being taken to the
police station, throwing herself to the
sidewalk and screaming at the top of
her voice. She was fined $5 for dis
orderly conduct. She gave her namo
as Annie Jacobson.
iHURT WHILE UNLOADING
EQUIPMENT FOR A CAMP
Charles Mclntyre, a camper at Camp
bell's island, while helping unload somo
camping equipment Thursday, sustain
ed a bad cut in the right leg Just be
low the knee. He was taken to the
city hospital for treatment. He was
handling a heavy package with a sharp
projection, and it slipped from his
prasp, and in falling struck his leg.
The gash cut was four inches In
Departs for South.
M. W. Palmer will depart tomorrow
for a stay of 10 months In South Amer
ica, where he represents the sales
department or the Moline Plow com
pany. He will visit Chili, Peru am!
Argentina. Mrs. Palmer and their
youngest child will accompany him
as far as Havana, Cuba, which will Se
the first stop. " ' ' ;
COMES STEAMING .
DOWN THE RIVER
EVERYBODY IS HAPPY
Here for three days only,
Saturday, Sunday and Monday,
16th, 17th, 18th.
Two trips Sunday. ';"-.,
This mammoth excursion
equlpnient is now on Its way
from St. Paul, after navlng shat
tered all records made by any
excursion 6teamer plying nortn
of St. Louis.
A much larger orchestra Is
now being carried than ever be
fore and we can state without
fear of contradiction that there
is no music or dance floor that
even claims to compare with the
big Mississippi. That these feat
ures are what the public want
Is proven by the fact that we
have carried more passengers
than any boat on western rivers.
"You have tried to dance on the
Now try to keep from dancing
on the best."
id our prices are most rea-