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niE BOCK ISLAND ARGTTS. MOXDAY, SEPTEMBER 15,, 1913.
MOLINE'S SECTION OF THE ARGUS
v a ' Day's News Happenings in Rock Island's Sister City
New Head of Watertown Hos
pital Acquainting' Himself
With His Duties.
SUCCEEDS DR. W. A. CROOKS
No Changes of Policy Will Be Made,
at Least for the Present,
given a trial in one of the big leagues
next season. Yesterday he pitched for
the Tigers In the closing game of the
season against the Plow Citys. ,
SECOND TEAM IS
READY TO START
Manufacturers' Lodge of Odd
Fellows Entered for Minne
apolis Prizes. -
Dr. J. A. Campbell, newly appoint-
ed superintendent cf the Watertown
hospital, arrived in the city from Ma
riana, 111., Sunday, accompanied by
Mrs. Campbell, and today took up his
work at the state institution. Dr. TV
A. Crooks, the retiring superintend
ent, 'will leave tomorrow, returning
to his former hon1' in Chi"ago.
Dr. Campbell put in the day going
over the institution and familiarizing
himself w ith his new duties. Dr.
Crooks assisting him in evrry way
possible. To an Argus representative j
the new superintendent expressed
himself as well pleased with condi
lions at the hospital.
o ihm,i' ok i-oi.irv.
Final drills were gone through by
the degree team " of Manufacturers'
lodge No. 4S5, I. O .0. F., yesterday
morning and this evening the organ iza
tion leaves at 8:30 over the Rock Is
land road for Minneapolis to take part
in the competitive drills this week.
There are . 43 members in the team
which is captained by Albin C. Young
ren, with . F. W. Beckstfom as vice
! president and assistant captain and
I Adolph Oppenheimer director of work.
A special Pullman car will carry the
j Moline men. First degree work will
I be put on tomorrow evening at 9
o'clock and second degree work at 3
I The degree team of Manufacturers'
lodge has several times competed in
USE CEMETERY AS
Foreigners Indignant When
They Are Arrested Had
Taken Out Licenses.
the .work at the Odd. Fellows' sover-
"inere win oe no change, at least jeign grand lodges. In 1911 it won
for the present, under my manage- j second in second degree work and fifth
, . - tu in n L uifi re nuift. i uri c is uiulii i . rcta . im nr QJ
time for me to fully acquaint myself : rivalry between the teams from Man- j ' ; P el '
...i.i. it ... . , ... , . Three old offenders v.-ere fined foe
iin iiht luui.ur. n nu i nausea ui uianurers ana aweattn luive louees
Supposing that hunting licenses gave
them the right to shoot anywhere and
at anything found roaming at. large
Edmon Veveand and B. Gasperine, re
cent arrivals from Europe, Saturday
took out licenses and early Sunday
morning started out with their guns
bent on getting the chief ingredient
for a potpie. The first promising spot
for game they reached was Riverside
cemetery, where the birds preparing
for the annual journey south, were
It was but a short time after day
light when the residents of the vicin
ity were disturbed by the popping of
guns in the cemetery. The attention
of a policeman was attracted and be
took charge of the two nimrods.
In police court the pair were indig
nant at their errest. They explained
over and over that they had licenses
and could not understand in what
manner they had offended.
In view of the ignorance of the men
it was decided to make, the case a
city one and not to press the charge
iof killing song birds, so a fine of $12.05
has been revived here as a result of
the visit of Rock Island and Daven
port veterans paid Friday evening at,
fhe regular meeting of Ed Kittilson
camp of this city. It was decided to
push a campaign for members not on
ly in MoIine,but in East Moline and
surrounding villages. Many men ,who
are eligible to membership do .not' be
long to any camp .aaS inasmuch as
the Spanish War Veterans must soon
take the place "of the G. A. R. among
patriotic organizations an effort will
be made to build up the local camp,'.
CARBON CLIFF TO
BUILD A SCHOOL
Proposition for $6,000 Bonds
Carries at Special Election t
55 to 31.
FAST TIME MADE
BY CITY COUNCIL
Week's Business Transacted in
- 22- Minutes, According
- to One Timer.
THREE . ORDINANCES PASS
Fourth Laid Over for Future Action
v City Physician Reports Health
. Generally Good.
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Before coming here Dr. Campbell
Fpent a couple of weeks making a
tour of Ftaie institutions gaThering i fl A V flRn'Q IMIIIRIFs MOT
of this city, both of which will com
pete for the prises at Minneapolis this
be used in his work at
Beck Ccrrirg Pitcher.
George Beck has returned from the
south aftfr pitching for Naehvi'.le in
the Southern ieag.ie uurnc the sea-1
ton. Though lie was with a losing
club. Nashville finishing next to the
bofom. he won games and lost but
11. Probabilities tre that he w ill be
SERIOUS AS WAS FEARED
William Gayicrd. aged 83, who was
i injured in a fall from a tree at his
! home. -1J17 Twenty-seventh street.
Friday afternoon, is not as seriously
injured as was at first feared. He :s
now expected to recover, according to
his physician. Dr. A. T. Leipold.
disorderly conduct today after a Sat
urday night spree. They paid $3.05
apiece. Their names were entered as
Spirias Kakukas, M. J. Berglund and
All the news all the time The Argus.
LOCAL VETERANS GOING
Many Expected to Attend Campfirc
in . Rock Island Thursday.
Many Spanish war veterans from
Moline are, expected to attend the
smcker and camp fire given by the
Blbcney Bay camp, U. S. W. V., at Ar
mory ha'.l in Rork ls:anJ Thursday
evening. Interest in the organization
Carbon Cliff is to have its new
school. At the special election Sat
urday on issuing bonds of $6,000 for
the purpose of erecting one the prop
osition carried 55 to 31, a majority of
24. The bonds will bear 6 per cent
interest Leading citizens of the vil
lage worked hard for the-project ani
are much pleased with ' the result
A new' school building is badly need
ed, the present frame structure hav
ing been built 50 years ago and being
a fire trap and without modern con
veniences. The new building will be
of either brick or stucco.
EAST MOLINE LOSES TO
GENES0 BY 7 TO 4 SCORE
Geneseo trimmed Etst Mo'.ine yes
terday, at the former place, the score
being 7 to 4. Superior hitting and all.
arcund playing decided the contest.
Next Sunday Geneseo flays at East
Moline. Results cf yesterday's game:
Geneseo .'. 7 8 2
East Moline 4 4 4
Batteries Frost and Hippler;
Trapp and Mitchell. .
Record breaking time was made by
the city commission this morning,
when in exactly 22 minutes, according
to Commissioner Anderson, it passed
-three ordinances, listened to the read
ing of a fourth and received and ac
cepted the reports of the city physt
clan and commissioner of accounts
and finance. .
Two of the ordinances passed were
for the widening and paving of Six
teenth avenue between Fifteenth and
Sixteenth streets, and the other, was
that granting the right to the Moline
Plow company to lay a switch track
on Fifteenth street.
' The ordinance which was read and
laid over for action at a future meet
ing was for the laying of sewer and
watermain on Seventeenth street from
1 Nineteenth to Twenty-first avenue, on
Twentieth avenue from Fifth to Sev
enth street, and one Twenty-fourth ave
nue from Fifth to Seventh street and
on Twenty-fourth avenue between the
same streets. The cost Is estimated
BIRTHS KXfHKU DKATHS.
' The report of the city physician
showed that there were 44 births in
the city last month, 25 being male and
19 female. There were 39 deaths, 22
of males and 17 of females. Sept. 1
the city was free from contagion,
though there were four cases of ty
phoid fever during the month of
Watch for the Opening Chap
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V.'arrants were issued today for the
arrest of Guide Wyland, a well known
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i aiuieiv, w no w as lormeriy a star
! player on the local high school foot
J ball team. He is charged with crime
) against children, complaints . having
l been made by three boys, aged 9 and
10 years. Attorneys for the complain
rnts say they will ask that Wyland
be held under $5,000 bonds when ap
prehended. Wyland figured in a sen
sational elopement about a year ago.
lie had planned to leave today for
j Iowa City to begin a six year course at
me lowa state university.
10 BAY PIANO SALE,
AND USED PI ANO
GRIGGS' MUSIC HOUSE
OUR STORE FILLED EVERY DAY WITH SHREYD PIANO BUYERS. EVERY
PIANO INCLUDED III THIS GREAT STOCK MUST BE SOLD AT OHOE
We must sell and will sell the entire stock within the next ten days. To do this we are
making prices never before equalled. These prices good only while this stock lasts. Come
prepared to buy. If you can't come during the day, come in the evening. . Store open every
evening during'this great sale. Prices marked in Dlain fimires on each Piano. Three carloads
- of beautiful Pianos just received. ". .
The piano buyers at Griggs Great Manufacturer's sale of High-Grade Guaranteed Pianos are increas
ing every day. Piano buyers buy pianos where they can-get the greatest values for the money and that
place is our salesrooms. Come and see for yourself as your friends and neighbors are 'doing getting the
greatest values for the least money. ' '..-
121 East Second St.
il UtSll UAKY K&LUKV II
run. i. ip roppExs.
Philip Coppens, a memb?r of one of
the city's leaaing Belgian-American
families, passed away Sunday evening
at his home, 1848 Third street, aged
30. He had been ill a year, being bed
fast for two weeks. He was born in
Belgian July 8, 1883, and came to
America in 1S92. For a number of
years be was employed by the Cooper
Saddlery company, but a year ago ill
health compelled him to give up work.
J Surviving are his stepfather and his
mother, Mr. and Mrs. Edward De
Gheselle, with whom he made his
home, a stepsister, Frank De Gheselle
and Mrs. Harry Block, both of Mo
line; two brothers, Peter and Camille,
of Moline, and three sisters, Mrs. Ern
est Barsel of Andalusia; Mrs. Edward
Peters of - Davenport, and Germania
Coppens "of East Moline.
XEI.8 AfGIW ANDERSON.
The funeral of Nels August Ander
son, who committed suicide by hang
ing himself to the limb of a tree on
Wednesday afterno6n, was held Sunday-
afternon at 2 o'clock from the
home, 1808, Twelfth street. Rev. Ed-
home. 1808 Twe:fth street. Rev. Ed
rnent was made in Riverside cemetery.
A quartet composed of Miss Ruth Eng.
Miss Esther Anderson, Carl Eng and
Carl Fricksell sang. The bearers were
Frit.: Toline, John Munson, John Gus
tafson, J. A. Johnson, Charles Krone
and E. V. Vlckstrand.
PETER H. X. PETERSON.
Peter Harry Xorman Peterson, 2-year-old
child of Mr. and Mrs.
Andrew Peterson, died Sunday af
ternoon at the family home, 1007 Eigh
teenth avenue, of complications. The
funeral will be held Tuesday from the
home. Rev. Edward Eckstrom officiat
ing, with interment in Riverside cemetery.
TIGERS BEST PLOW
CITYS IN LAST GAME
George Beck, returned Southern
leaguer, was too much for the Plow
Citys in the last game of the season
with the Tigers yesterday and the
latter won, 9 'to 2. The contest was
played at Browning field. Beck al
lowed but five hits and they were well
scattered. He made three scores him
self, one of them as a result of a
heme run drive:- Score by innings:
Tigers J....0 0 4 3 0 2 0 0 09 9 2
Plow Citys 00000002 02 5 3
Batteries Beck and Smith; Baxter
ing the latter part' of the week.
Teams of 10 men each will do the
field work and these will be named.
GOTO CAMBRIDGE TO
CONFER OVER BRIDGE
A. B. Johnson, president, and G. K
Walker, secretary of the East Moline
Commercial club, are in Cambridge
this afternoon conferring with the
Henry county supervisors In regard to
the fight now on to compel Rock Island
county supervisors to appropriate half
of the cost of a bridge across Rock
river at Colona. The East Moline or
ganization is ready to furnish money,
if necessary, to assist in the manda
mus proceedings that Henry county
has brought against the Rock Island
WILL BE HEARD IN MOLINE
Sam Schildkret's Hungarian orches
tra of five pieces will come to Moline
as a special attraction ' under the
auspices of the Y. M. C. A. during Oc
tober. Secretary O. E. McLaughlin,
who is a friend of the leader, has made
the arrangements. Mr. Schildkret
won fame as a musician at the time
of the world's fair at Chicago, when
he was called upon to play before
Mrs. Potter Palmer. He also played
at the Longworth-Roosevelt wedding.
The Y. M. C. A. course of entertain
ments this winter will Include six num
bers, but there may be a number of
special attractions if they prove popular.
COAL FALLS ON CONDUCTOR
Rock Island Railroad Man Is Injured
at Brooklyn, lowa.
Charles Gard, freight conductor on
the Rock Island road, is recuperating
at his home in Silvis after an accident
at Brooklyn, Iowa, Saturday morning,
in which he was painfully Injured.
While his train was standing on a sid
ing waiting for a passenger train to
pass a pocket in a coal chute was
jarred open and a quantity of coal fell
upon the Silvis man. who happened
to be standing, directly beneac'i. He
was quickly gotten, out an. 1 given
medical attention. One j. '-? was
sprained and there were numoious
cuts and bruises on' the head and body.
He was brought to his hoi.ie in Silvis.
Wants Fish; Takes Hand.
"Sailor" Larson was attacked by a
bulldog Saturday, while carrying a
string of fish. The animal leaped for
the fish, and when the man tried to
protect his catch it grabbed his hand
and painfully lacerated it before be
ing beaten off.
Goes to Encampment.
R. W. Wolever has goae to attend
the national encampment cf the G. A.
R. at Chattanooga. He represents
Graham post of this city. '
Rinks, with a yawn, snld to a fish
"Time Ain't very valuable to you.
brother: that's plain. Here 1 been
rt-wntehiu' you three houjrs. and you
sln't had n bite:-'
"Well." drawled the fisherman, "my
time's too valuable, anyhow, to wast
three hours of It wntehin' a feller fih
that ain't gettin a bit. San Fran
Habits of the Hired Man.
"Weil, did them moving picture peo
ple get pirtures of everything on tho
"Everything but the gosh blamed
hired limn." sni Farmer Heck. "The?
couldn't ketch him In motion." Kan
sas City Journal.
CANNON HERE NOVEMBER
Ex-Speaker Promises to Address the
Positive assurance has been re
ceived that Ex-Speaker Joe Cannon of
the national house of representatives
will be In Moline to speak before the
After-Dinner club In November. It
had been hoped that he would come
in October; but he wrote that it
would be impossible. Ex-Governor
Hadiey of Missouri also has notified
the entertainment committee that he
cannot come in October, and it is like
ly that an effort will be made to se
cure him later in the season. No
speaker for the opening meeting Oct
13 has yet been announced, though
Ithe committee Is confident of securing
one who will be worth bearing.
PLANNING PROGRAM FOR
A CHURCH CONVENTION
Plymouth Congregationai church of
East Moline will entertain the Rock
River association of Congregational J
churches at a two-days' meeting, Nov. I
5 and 6. A program has been drawn j
up by Rev. Malcolm F. MiKer, thi !
pastor. Rev. R. S. Haney of MoUne, j
and Rev. C. A Riley of Sterling and
will be given out soon. Several
cnurcn leauera trom abroad are ex
pected to be present and to speak.
There are 14 churches in the same as
sociation and each is entitled to three
delegates, usually the pastor and two
laymen. Sessions will be held morn
ing, afternoon and evening of each
In a Fight.
Frank Olson, living at Thirteenth
street and Seventh avenue, was picked
up at Fourteenth street and Sixteenth
avenue -early this morning,' his face
and head badly battered. Indicating
that he had been roughly handled. He
was taken to the station, where a phy
sician sewed up his wounds and being
unable to recall the names of hi3 as
sailants, he was released..
To Plan Campaign.
Twenty leading members of the Y.
M. C. A. will meet this evening to for
mulate plans for the state mebership
campaign which the local association
will-take part -in- for three days" dur-
The 1st of August we
start our Watch Club; 25
members is all that will be
accepted in this club. 14c
a day buys a fine adjusted
watch, 16 2ize, in gold
Only 25 members accepted
J. RAMSER'S SONS
Oppesite Harper House