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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY, AUGUST tt, ini?.
MOLXNE'S SECTION OF THE ARGUS
Day's News Happenings in Rock Island's Sister City
DOC WHITE WILL
COME TO MOLINE
Former Pitching Star to Repre
sent Comiskey at Factory
SEXTON ONE OF SPEAKERS
by a miracle. Then his foot became
free and he dropped unconscious to
the pavement. He was carried to a
physician's office and soon revived. He
will recover in a few days.
WANT CITY OF EAST MOLINE
PUTIN A SINGLE TOWNSHIP
With the object of getting the city
of East Moline all in a sing'e town
ship members of the Commercial club
of that city are trying to figure out
some f.lan that will meet the require
ment of the law, which provides that
! at least K, square milrs nvist ba left in
Affair Next Friday Evenina Arranaed ' an' tow nship from which territory is
SORE AT CHICAGO
I their victim a substantial sum as dam-
City Criticised for Failure to
Entertain Visiting Tars
for and Officers Elected at
aken. The only feasible plan seems I
to be to form a new township, but
j South Moline has little territory to
I spare under the law. Therefore it is
I propcEd to do away with South
Mcline, as at present constituted, tak-
TIRES OF BEING
A FLAG STATION
East Moline Wants C, R. I.
P. and C, M. & St. P.
Fast Trains to Stop.
'"Doc" White, the former White Sox
ru" """-. " prrseni at me re-, ,ns the pgr eagt Qf thp WMt Une of
ceptioj to be given for tire players ia j KaFt Moline for the new township
the factory league next Friday even-; end giving the part on the west, sid
ing, Aug. 29. M. II. Srxton of Rck j cf th)a line t0 Moline. By also taking
Island and Mavor M. R. Carlson of Mo- a striP off the south siJe r Hampton
,. ... . ' . , ! for the new township East, Moline,
line will be other speakers. T)o ., . . . . , .
.... . ... , Silvis. Carbon Cliff and Watertown
j . 1 . would all be placed in the same dis
of C . A. Comiskey, according to a let-1 . , .
ter from the owner of the Sox receiV'
ed Monday, the contents bping made
known at the annual meeting of the
league in the evening.
More than 200 arc expected to at
tend the reception, which will begin
at 8. o'clock and will be held in the
YrM. C. A. gymnasium. From 8 to
9 will be the reception proper and
then there will be addresses and mu
sic. F. E. I'ierson, retiring president
of the league, will present the banner
and cup to the Marseilles team and
Introduce the new officers.
NEW OFFICERS. '
These officers were elected at the
meeting Monday evening as follows:
President S. G. Mace, Moline Plow
Vice President Harold Hemen-
Secretary E. W. Ross, Moline Plow
Treasurer G. C. Hepburn, Deere
Members of advisory board Ia. A.
Taradise, chairman. Deere Harvestor
company; Karl Turbox. Veiie Carriage
company; James Condo. Mutual Wheel
company; F. K. Pierson, Y. M. C. A.;
Frank lierbbt, John Deere Wagon com
Mr. Mace succeed Mr. Plerson as j
nrf.-,ldent. The latter was ttie orraniz
cr of tlie league, but so much enthu-!
asm was manifested and so much time
demanded that it interfered with his i
work at the Y. M. C. A. and made it
necessary for liliu to turn over a good
share of the duties to Mr. Mace, who
was vice presidftit. Mr. Plerson was
not a candidate for reelection.
DR. PERRY WESSEL AGAIN
NAMED CITY PHYSICIAN
Dr. Perry Wessel was reappointed
city physician at the meeting of the
commission Monday. He was recom
mended by Commissioner Eastman.
Permission was granted the Moline
Plow company to lay a switch track
on Fifteenth street north of the Rock
THERE FOR' PERRY DOINGS! V-f
and the tracks be placed in concrete,
Mcline Division Returns From cruise wnicn must extend five feet on either
side of the rails.
A proposition from the Imperial
Film company to t.ake a series of mov
ing pictures of Moline from an aero
plane for advertising purposes was
turned down. It was felt that the ex
pense would not be justified. A. G.
Davis, an aviator, is" making a trip
across the country for the firm named,
taking bird's-eye moving pfbtures of
such cities as are willing to pay for
Which Lasted 12 Days and Was
an Eventful One.
GIRL IS PITCHED
OUT OF A WAGON
Soft Ground Saves 7-Year-Oldj
Doris Hinrichsen in
East Moline is tired of being a figa
station for the fast trains that thun
der through its limits every few hours
and at its meeting Monday evening
the Commercial club set on foot a
movement to secure better railroad
service. The Rock Island will be
asked have the afternoon and even
ing limited trains from the west and
the morning fast train from the eatr!
make a stop, while a similar request
will be made of the Milwaukee in re
gard to the Southwest Limited.
The Tri-City Railway company will
again be asked to lower its tracks on
Seventeenth avenue between First
and Seventh streets. A committee
I was named to make the request.
An obstacl .in the way or opening
... - - ...I. ' 1
I i liiru-fniu sirt'ei suuui to v uiona aif
nue was struck by the club s commit
tee when it found that Mrs. Amelia
McKaufsky demands $1,000 for a right
of way through her farm; All the rest
of the land will be donated, It is said.
FOOT IN STIRRUP;
BOY IS DRAGGED
Herbert Bogaert, Aged 14, Nar
rowly Escapes Death When
Thrown by Pony.
OF THE NEW CRURCH
Chicago is sharply criticised by
members of the Naval Reserves who
have just returned from their annual
crvise, for failure to provide enter
tainment for the tars from the five
states who took part in the Perry cen
tennial exercises. Reserves from Il
linois, Michigan, New York, Wiscon
sin -and Ohio, each state sending its
training ship, aided in the sham battle
last week and spent a couple of days
cent was expended in entertaining the
cent, was expended In entetaining the
The reserves had one of the best
cruises they have taken part in. They
will draw pay for 12 days, instead of
the customary eight, days. They left
Chicago Aug. 10 on the Dubuque and
went to Manitou for target practice.
Here Gunner's Mat.e Emil Gustafson
distinguished himself by making six
out of a. possible seven bullseyes.
Returning to Chicago", the boat went
to Milwaukee, came back and then
joined with the reserves of the other
states and took part in the Perry ex
ercises. Wednesday . the reserves
were taken to Macatawa, Mich., where
they were given two days to rest.
The fleet returned to Chicago Satur
day and the tars from other state de
parted for"4iome. The Moline men were
landed Sunday and discharged from
INTEREST IX ARMORY.
Captain W. C. Jirdinston, command;
ci vi iue luiai reserves, says mu nuatr
ing armory which is to be built here
is attracting much attention and will
prove a big advertisement for the
city. Many letters of inquiry in re
gard to It have been received. The
bureau of construction and repair of
the United States navy has asked for
Other cities having water fronts
with valuable buildings near them are
interested in the fire protection that
such a floating device manned by
trained men would give and in a
numbrr of cases plans to duplicate the
Mcline equipment are being considered.
IS TAKEN BACK TO
ROCHESTER, N. Y,
Bertrand Daenens, 17-Year-Old
Runaway, Found Here
Bertrand Daenens. aged 17, is going
back to his home in Rochester, N. Y.,
tonight. He will have the company
of Detective Sharpe, who came all the
way to Moline to get him. Bertrand
does not want, to go and intimates that
he will not stay long unless he is
given better treatment than that which
caused him to leave home t.wo weeks
ago. llis discovery in Moline was the
result of the visit here of Rev. A. A.
Notebaert, who came here last week
to attend the Coryn banquet, and who
while in the city learned of the boy's
Bertrand says that his father treat
ed him badly, givin? him frequent
Deatmgs. his wages were $9 per
week and out of this the father took
IS, giving the son ?1. From this pit
tance and such tips and side money
as he was able to earn he saved $103
in a year and then decided that he had
enough to s'P.rf out for himself.
A short time after coming here he se
cured work at the Deere & Co. factory.
When the officer came for him he had
f 40 of his original sum left.
Thrown out upon soft ground little
Doris Hinrichsen. 7-year-oid daughter i
cf D. H. Hinrichsen, survived a run-1
away accident this morning which J
spectators were almost certain would 1
terminate fatally. The child's cries I
soon convinced those who saw her i
hurled from the overturned wagon 1
that she was not seriously hurt and
an examination proved this to be the
case. She sustained only a few bruises.
The runaway was a most spectacu
lar one. Doris' father conducts a
meat market on the bluff. This morn
ing she accompanied her older brother
on his daily deliveries to customers.
While she was alone in the rig at Eighteenth-and-a-half
street and Twentieth
avenue the horse became frightened
and dashed down the stxeet at top
speed. After running four or five
blocks the animal became entanghl
in the harness' and was thrown and the
wagon overturned. The little girl was
pitched clear of the wreck, landing on
Vie yielding earth, which probably
accounted for the absence of more
The horse struggled till it freed
itself from the wagon and then ran
home and into the bam.
FOR FALL WORK
Changes Made at High School
to Accommodate Larger
Number of Pupils.
Hnrbert P,oRBrt, 14-year-old son of
Cain I'd Bogaert. 16,1 Second avenue,
was dragged ovtr the pavement for a
distance of .W feet hanging by one
foot from the stirrup of his saddle
yesterday afternoon and lives to tell
the Mory. That Ills bruins were not
(lushed out Is a wonder. His Injuries
consist of brui-.es on the left side anM
slight concussion of the brain.
Yesterday the hid rode to Rock riv
er on his pony. Returning, he was
Tasters and laymen representing a
larqe number of the churches in the
! Rock Island association are expected
to take part in exercises marking the
formal recogni'ion of the East Molina
Baptlrt congregation next Friday
evening. The services will be held at
the Odd Follows' hall, where the con
gregatlon meets for worship. Details
cf the program have not been made
Rev. W. C. Moore, leader of the East
Moline flock, hag been at work in that
ttty several months and has met with
much encouragement. Services are i
well attended and there is a largo j
bible class. So far the congrega'ion
has not ben incorporated as part of ;
me aesocianon ana uiis is to oe i and Krnest Poulious. Today
formally done at the services Friday i ani,Pri in Voii nrt on
Sam Muskus Declines to Prose
cute Three Greeks Who
Gave Him Beating.
Beating Sam Muskus so badly that
he was laid up in the city hospital for
three weeks will not be followed by
fine or jail terms for three Greeks,
George Soshous. Spirious Kakakaus
preferred not to appear as prosecuting
witness, so the trio was dismissed ud-
BIKE';on Payment of costs of $2.30 each.
The assault took place three weeks
in the east part of Rock Island.
j Muskus appears to have won money
EXPECTS OLSON TO
GET AN APPOINTMENT!
Senator James Hamilton Lewis, ac
cording to Washington dispatches, is
confident that his indorsement of An
drew Olson of this city will land that
gentleman a place in the diplomatic
service. " Mr. Olson probably will go
to one of the South American coun
tries, it is said.
R. I-. Johnson, riding a motorcycle, from the others at some sort of gam
collided at 9 o'clock last night with bling game and trouble resulted. The
nt-nrluR Market square when a buggy ! -.w-,.
overtook him. the singletree grazing MOTORCYCLE MEETS
his Uti.' Surprised, he pulled his foot I
from the stirrup and gave a sudden 1 Latter Is Entirely Ruined and Its Rider ; ago
tug at the rein. j Painfully Injured.
Already startled, the pony now be-1
came frightened and started to run. ,
The rider, with one foot out of the Clovis Delene on a bicycle. The accl- j three men laid for him and when they
stirrup, was taken at a dt.-.advanuge I dent took place at Fourteenth street j left him he was carried to the holta
nnd when ihe animal suddenlv swerv-! and Fourth avenue. Neiffter was tray- with his nose and a couple of ribs
ed to the right in Market square he ! eling at high speed, but Delene was j broken. He was not able to return
was thrown. Ills left foot held in the thrown to the pavement and bruised i home till yesterday.
Ulrrup and the saddle turned. painfully, while his mount was mined. I It is understood that the assailants
For 50 feet or more he as dragged Johnson escaped damage, as did his j have agreed to pay the doctor's bill
along, escaping the heels of the antmal j motorcycle. j and hospital fees and to have given
ASK RETURN OF MINISTER
Second Methodist Congregation Favors
Rev. J. S. Cummings.
That Rev. .1. S. dimming, pastor cf
the Second MethoJUt church, be re;
turned to them by the coming confer
ence is the wish of the congregation
as expressed at the quarterly confer
ence. A resolution asking that he
be assigned to the local charge was
passed. . All officers of the church
were reelected. Financially the church
was shown to be in good condition.
Principal E. P. Nutting of the high
school has returned from Ann Arbor,
Mich., ready to take up his work again.
Others of the teaching staff will arrive
during the week. Though there is no
school Monday, a meeting of the teach-1
ers will be held on that day to plan '
the work of the term. Incoming stu
dents from tne eighth grade will meet
in the high school with Principal Nut
ting at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon
to receive instructions.
Jn order to accommodate the In
creased number of pupils until the new
building is ready, a number of
changes have been made in the pres
ent structure. The attic has been fit
ted up as a gymnasium. This will be
used for interclass basketball pnd for
In the basement partitions have
been arranged so as to provide an ad
ditional room for the typewriting and
Plans for the new high school build
ing are now ready and probably will
be submitted to the school board at
the next meeting, Sept. 2. If they are
approved, bids will be advertised for
and it is possible that work may be
started this fall. In any event it is
not likely that the new building will
be ready lor use before winter next
Raises Finest Melons.
E. G. Greim of South Moline today
remembered the newspaper boys with
his annual offering of muskmelons. ft
the samples he brought are to be tak
en as standard in quality, Rocky Forn
producers have nothing on him when
it comes to the fine points of the mel
on raising game. He says the crop
nas been slightly cut down by the
drouth, but that the recent rains have
wonderfully improved the outlook.
WE PAY FREIGHT No Matter Where You Live and GUARANTEE SAFE DELIVERY
Your Last Chance to Save Twenty Per Cent
On Nearly EVERYTHING
ran im r i rmra mr-
To Buy In
Furniture, Rugs, Carpets, Stoves, Etc.
This Sale Positively Closes Saturday Night
NO NEED TO MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY to save on Furniture, Eugs, Car
pets, Stoves, Ranges, etc., if you need homeoutfittings of any description. Don't
fail to attend sale. We will allow you sale prices and hold goods for future deliv-'
ery if so desired. Come, save a fifth on nearly every dollar's worth you buy, and
tell the clerk to hold it for future delivery, if not wanted for immediate use.
1C9-111 East Second Street, Davenport, Iowa
FOR INDIAN MASSACRE
More than 300 Red Men have an
nounced that they will take part in
the sham battle which the society pro
poses to put on at Prospect park Labor
day. In order to advertise this feature
the lodge has leased the Starlight aer-
dome for Wednesday and Thursday to
show motion pictures of the sham bat
tle given by the Red Men at Danville,
111., when 2,000 painted "Indians," five
companies of militia and 200 Patri
archs Militant of the Odd Fellows took
Six prairie schooners have been se
cured for the local spectacle and ar
rangements are practically completed.
The whites are to represent rold seek
ers of the '50s and the Indians are to
attack and massacre them. Those
taking part in the affair are to meet
with the committee of arrangements at
the club rooms Friday evening.
Historical Indian Instances of
Watch Tower History.
All School Children of the Tri-Cities
Are Invited Free.
The situation in the labor troubles
at the Desaulnler Printing plant re
mains about the same. Four men who
came here from Chicago to take the
places of those who are out returned
home this morning, at the instance of
the union pickets. The strikers are
receiving $11 a week from the union
as long as they are out, and therefore
are not worrying much concerning the
outcome. An officer of the company
stated this morning that this is the
slack season of the year aud that
they can afford to suspend business
for a while. He denied that work had
been sent to out of town firms.
at a nearby saloon and in the end
were locked up. This morning they
were fined $3.05 each and returned to
their homes in Iowa.
Three beggars supposed to have
blown in with the Barnum circus
which was In Davenport were held at
the police station over night and or
dered out of town today.
Robert Edwards and J. B. Brunell,
both colored, arrived in the city yes
terday to visit an old friend. Not
finding her at home they made merry
Hill of Lebanon,
says: "My wife had Inflammatory
rheumatism In every muscla and
joint; her suffering was terrible and
her body and face were swollen al
most beyond recognition; had been
in bed for six weeks and had eight
physicians, but received no benefit
until she tried Dr. Detchon'a Relief
for Rheumatism. It gave Immediate
relief and she was able to walk In
three days. I am sure it saved her
life." Sold by Otto Grotjan, 1501 Sec
ond avenue. Rock Island, and Oust
Schlegel & Son, 220 Second street,
news all the time The
MOLINE INTERESTED IN .
BIG FISHING EXPLOIT
Moline can rightfully share the
glory of W. C. Beeschan of New York,
who is credited in newspaper dis
patches with having broken the
world's record with rod and reel at
Catalina island off the coast of Cali
fornia recently, when he landed a
355-pound swordfish after a battle of
92 minutes. Mr. Boeschan is a son of
Mrs. A. Rl Bryant, formerly of this
city and widow of the late president
of the Moline Pump company.
BURGE WILL MEET IZZ0
Bout Will Take Place at Streator
, Thursday, Sept. 11.
Abides have been signed for a
match between Ba'-tling Burge of this
city and Young Izzo of Chicago at
Streator Thursday, Sept. 11. The go
will be eight rounds and will be the
main one cn the card. The reason
Izzo backed out of the match at La
Salle Sept. 5 was that he would not
have time to get into condition.
Washington William R. Hair, as
sistant attorney general, resigned, ef
fective Sept. L
SPECIALISTS FOR MEN
DISEASE!) MEN WHO ARB WORKING EVERY
DAY, WHO A HE NOT SICK ENOtGII TO BE IN
JKD, MIOLI D NOT WAIT I NTH. SICKNESS LAYS
TUEU Vf. THEY KIIOt'I.D CONSULT AT ONCB
AN HONEST DOCTOR
VV'ho Will Render Them High-Class Service.
Thou. nda of young and old men can look back at
their liyhood days or early manhood with a nigh of
remorse. BIAjOU ai.U CHKONIC UlSEASKS nap the
very life r ad vitality of the victim. If you are a vic
tim of any chronic diaeaite. consult us lirat. Don't
waste time or money experimenting with patent med
icine! or common treat mints. Our large olllc-ea are
equipped with all the latent appliances, including the
X-ray. When you treat with us you are not expert- EXAMINATION
tncnted on, but we start you right in with the fame FREE
treatment that has cured thousands of others. The many years' exper
ience in this specialty lias placed us beyond the experimental stage
u.T-(olly irtat Nervous Uebtllty, Yarleoar Yelna, Enlarged Pros
tate, l leers, bores, Hlou.l l'olsot Kldaer sod Uladder Dlseasesi Piles
t vioniarsi aad i.aroalc Diseases
KltVOUa and despondent; weak or debilitated; tired
mornings; no ambition Ufeles; memory poor; eas
ily fatigued; excitable and Irritable: eves sunken r.i
and blurred; pimples on face; restless, haggard-looking; weak back;
bone pains; hair loose; ulcers, sore throat; varicose veins; lack of en
ergy, and conhdence? beek the counsel and aid of an honest doctor, of
this kind, who offers you a helping band. We will aid you to rise abort
your wrongdoing, and make a man oi you. We offer you honest, faith
ful service, new. advanced treatment, expert (.still and reasonable charg
es. Patients from out oi' town need not remain here, but can return
home same day.
r patients have told us,
we cured them, that thev
tated at nrst to come to us
on account of never having received relief elsewhere, and they had al
most became so skeptical us to think there was no cure for them. We
want an pportunlty to treat Jut such men. and It makes no difference
how many have failed to cure you. Cone to 'is for an examination any
way and it will not cos-t you u dollar. We will r.ot accept pay for any
services unless we b"lie.' your cate curable, so don't hesitate. If you
have any diseases or ruli:its peculiar to men. but come st ouce. Every
thing btuttly contidenliat.
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COPENHAGEN MEN SPECIALISTS
(II Flft'iUtb St end 1 loor,
Hours Open only on Wednes
days from 'i in the afit-rr.'. -n u -til
In the evening and I ri'i.iy
evening " to . and hunrlsv
moraines. 9 to 12. IJuriri otner
days call at Davenport o:;i.t
N. . t ar. l oans and Brad,y Streets,
Ilo-.irs livery day. t a. m. to I p.'
tn , .'-I'l Weduisday. Wednesday
h- .'t, - " 1- only Tuesday and Sat.
urday i i .i.:i).. 7 to . Closed on