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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. WEDNESDAY, . SEPTEMBER 17, 1913.
MOLINE'S SECTION OF THE ARGUS
Day's News Happenings in Rock Island's Sister City ' .
DIES III THE WEST
End Comes at Portland, Ore.r
Where Family Went From
' Here Year Ago.
WAS LONG IN POOR HEALTH
Lived Here for Many Years and Wat
One of the Leader In Soelal
- ' Activities.
born In Sweden Oct 16, 1861. For a
number of years she lived at St. Jo
seph, Mo., coming to Moline a year
ago to make ber home with her daugh
ter. Besides Mrs. Beckstrom she leaves
another daughter, Mrs. Carl Geller
stedt of Moline, and a son, Arthur Nel
son of Houston, Tex. A brother and
sister in Sweden also survive.
- News has come of the death of Mrs.
Charles A. Barnard, formerly of this
city, at heAhome in Portland, Ore
yesterday morning. She had been in
poor health nearly all the time since
the family removed to the Pacific
coast over a year ago. Mrs. Barnard
was for years one of the social lead
ers among Moline women.
'- Margaret Finley was born at Michli
llnda, Mich., 56 years ago. There she
grew to womanhood and was mar
ried to Charles A. Barnard. Twenty
years ago she removed to Moline with
ber husband, who was associated with
'Ms father, H. A. Barnard, in the Bar
nard & Leas Manufacturing company.
Th(e family home, Elsinore, was fa
mous for its hospitality. In 1912 the
family removed to Portland, where Mr.
Earnard is manager ' of the Dodge
aianuracturing company, wnich spe
cializes in the manufacture of wooden
LEAVES THREE CHIUJHEd.
- Mrs. Barnard is survived bv her
husband and three children. Eliza
beth, wife of Lieutenant Gilbert H.
. Stewart, U. S. army, now located in
the Panama canal zone; and Hughes
-A. and Nevin O. Barnard, of Port
land. Her aged mother is also living
and Mrs. B. R. Towndrow and Ms.
Thomas Casady of this city are rela
The funeral will be held Thursday,
but aside from this nothing Is known
here of the arrangements. It is sup
posed interment will be at Portland.
MB!. AIGVSTA WALTER.
The funeral of Mrs. Augusta Walter,
who died yesterday, will be held to
morrow afternoon at 2:30 from the
home of her daughter, Mrs. A. L.
Beckstrom, 1823 Eighteenth street
Hev. R. S. Haney will officiate and in
terment will be in Riverside cemetery.
Mrs. Walter died of dropsy. She was
IS IN NO DANGER
Meeting to Be Held to Patch Up
Differences of Twin-City
Conditional .Upon Henry. Ee
fraining from Pressing Bridge
. Mandamus Action.
NOW GOING ON WITH FIGHT
Statement Made at Cambridge Con
ference THat Rock Island County's
Money la Year Overdue.
university team, was picked for coach.
Practice will be held three times a
week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Fridays. Ten members of last year's
squad will be In line. They are Pea
cock, Duffy, Wright, Ellstrom, HOI,
Coyle, Meereman, Versluis. Payton,
and R. Young. Soderstrom, former
high school player;. Gelman, with the
Haskell Indians for a number of
years; Ma jorkurth, formerly with the
West Ends, and Berglund, Shinn,
Fowle, Kipp, Holland, Thompson and
E. Young are among the new players.
That Chairman George H. Richmond i
and two other members of the Rock1
Island county board paid a visit .to
the Henry county supervisors two
years ago and made promises binding
this couny to help build a , bridge
across F-.C: river at Colona was the
statement -jade by Henry county su
pervisors at a -conference held at Cam
It was claimed that the Henry su
pervisors were told that if the man
damus suit to compel an appropria
tion for the bridge were not pressed
by Henry countythat the chairman of
the Rock Island county board and the
two . members who were with him
would see that an appropriation was
Dassed at the next fall meeting. That
meeting was the one held a year. ago.
, SAY THET WILL WITf.
Oh the strength of this promise,
as well as the altered condition of
Rock Island county finances since
more revenue is in sight, the Henry
county supervisors say they are con-'
fident they can now win the suit and
POSTAL HOLIDAY RusHif PrTsetopressltvithallpo8Si'
A. B. Johnson, president, and G. L.
Walker, secretary of the East Moline
Commercial club, attended the meet
ing and pledged the aid of their or
ganization, financial and otherwise, to
bring about the appropriation of Rock
Island county's half of the fund for
the erection of the bridge.
There will be, no split in the Twin
City Bowling league. At a meeting;
to be held at the Eagle alleys in this
city tomorrow evening, it is more than
probable that the trouble threatened
as a result of failure to recognize
the Moline contingent with a fair
share of the offices will be patched
up. Assurances to this ecect are un
derstood to have been given. .
The meeting will be the last one
before the opening of the league sea-
up. Assurances to this effect are un
beginning of play will be made.
Moline bowlers were to have 'met
Mcmday evening to-organise an inde
pendent league in this city, but - the
session was not Meld because it was
found that the difficulties which threat
ened the Twin-City organization could
T5e easily removed.
Churchill's Colts last evening de
feated Vern Thorngren's team three
straight, by a total of 195 pins.
ALREADY PLANNING FOR
OF STATE LEAGUE
Tri-City Lutherans Enjoy Ad
dress by Axel Nelson at the
OFFERS TO GIVE
LAND FOR STREET
East Moline Company Ready to
Contribute to Opening of
IF PEOPLE SOUTH ACT
Automatic Phone Company Declines to
Pay $2,000 for Franchise and
Postmaster A. T. Foster is already
planning for the immense business
which the parcel post is expected to
bring to the postal department under
the new regulations, which admit of
the sending of parcels weighing as
much as 20 pounds. It is likely that
a rearrangement of the postoffice will
be made before the holiday rush be
gins to promote convenience In the
handling of parcels.
Nurses to Meet.
The Rock Island County Graduate
Nurses' association will meet tomor
row afternoon at 3 o'clock at the
visiting nurse's rooms, at the corner
of Third avenue and Sixteenth street
This will be the first meeting of the
ILLINI IS REORGANIZED
Fast Football Eleven Will Be In the
Field Thia Fall.
Reorganization of the Illinl football
club for the season was effected at a
meeting last evening at the Wagner
opera house. E. Mulera was chosen
manager, A. J. Coyle captain, and A
Towndrow, former end of the Illinois
Axel Nelson, president of the Luther
league of Illinois, who is touring the
state -on his vacation.' spoke at the
quarterly meeting of the Tri-City
Luther league at the First Swedish
Lutheran church in this city last night
There were over 300 present
Mr. Nelson's topic .covered the ele
ments which make for success in the
league. He held that the smaller units
in the work should be given first at
tention, for' if they are looked after
the results of the general organiza
tion cannot fail to be satisfactory. A
fixed purpose toward which all ends
are made to bend should be the aim.
Five churches were represented at
the meeting, the First and Immanuel
Lutheran of Moline, the First and
Grace Lutheran of Rock Island and
St Paul's of Davenport August Bris-
man, president of the league, presided.
Other numbers on the program Included:.
Vocal solo Miss Esther Johnson.
Instrumental trio Hjalmas, FryxeH,
Esther Fryxell and Hugo Gibson.
Selection Male quartet from First
church. Rock Island.
Reading Miss Helen Isaacson.
. Piano duet Esther Fryxell and Min
a a as I
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RAIN HAS NO EFFECT
ON STREET CARNIVAL
Waterproof tents protect the Brun
dage shows, which are here this week
under the auspices of King Philip
tribe of Red Men, from the rain and so
the carnival will go on merrily no
matter what the weather. The open
ing was all that had been expected.
The grounds on Fourth avenue be
tween Seventeenth i and Nineteenth
streets were brilliantly lighted and all
of the 20 attractions carried were well
patronized. Particular interest was
shown in the Evans '"ten In one"
show and in the trained animal arena.
The company carries two electric
lighting plants and a military band.
Free exhibitions are given every after
noon and evening. The attractions
are all clean and free from objection
Thirteenth street. East Moline, will
be opened south to Colona avenue If
the people living along the proposed
route are willing to cooperate. Judg
ing by the success they met with last
spring In raising money for this pur
pose the enterprise will not be allowed
to fail on their account
At the regular meeting of the East
Moline council George W. Ross of the
East Moline Land a company pledged
the right of way as' far south as the
city limits free of charge. The do
nation was made conditional upon the
people farther south doing their part
If opened Thirteenth street will be the
main avenue of approach to the city
from the south. Two routes are un
der' consideration, one following a
straight line and the other passing
through the bottom of a valley.
PHONE NEGOTIATIONS HALT.
Negotiations with the Home Auto
matic Telephone company which is
asking a franchise in the city came to
a halt when letters and telegrams
from the men backing the company
were read refusing to consider paying
$2,000 as consideration for rights in
the city. The council made it clear
that there would be no action taken
until the company came to these
terms, which are similar to those un
der which the Central Union Tele
phone company was admitted.
For the third time an application
for a saloon license made by Alec
Milleon, who wishes to locate at Fif
teenth avenue and Sixth street was
turned down. The council stands
firmly against licensing a saloon west
of Seventh street
The resignation of H. C. Paddock as
city engineer was reconsidered so that
he might complete certain undertak
ings that are now in progress. Though
he leaves this week for Texas he will
still be at least nominally in charge of
A contract for 1,500 feet of sidewalk
on Sixteenth avenue and Fifth street
was awarded to A. Swenson, the price
1 I THAT THO.SE WHO S
fmJh7 oUR- noon-day E
j 1LUNCHEJ SWG THEIR.
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FIRST PRACTICE FOR
THE FOOTBALL SQUAD
Thirty candidates for places on the
high school football team were out
last evening at Browning field for
their first workout. Coach Burroughs,
assisted by Karl Adams and R- W.
Fairchild, gave . them plenty to do.
At first there was punting and catch
ing practice and then' some prelim
inary instruction In signals was giv
en. Later an eleven was made up
and ran through signal practice.
The coach is encouraged both with
the number of men who are trying
to make the team and the quality of
the material he has to work with. The
average weight is greater than it was
last year and there are plenty of ex
perienced players to form a aucleus
for a winning eleven.
King, who played on the team last
year and who will not be on the team
this year because of parental objec
tion, has been appointed, trainer.
MOLINE MAN GETS A
LETTER FROM SPAIN
James First the retired lumber
dealer, is in receipt of one of the
well known "letters from Spain," in
which the writer invites his co-opera
tion in rescuing his beautiful daugh
ter from a terrible fate and advises
the Moline man that he can make
a comfortable fortune by carefully fol
lowing directions. Mr. First however.
expresses a total lack of interest in
both the fair Spanish maiden and the
money that is represented to be con
nected with the deaL '
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why our lunches, are so popular and
watch for our hot suppers.
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PHONE ROCK ISLAND
1712 2d Av.
519 17th St.
Lois Lawson a&l Margaret Kiel were
named as a committee on mottoes.
and Herman Meidke, P. J. Peterson,
Dorothy Tyrrell, Harmonle Elmerand
Norma Josephson as a committee on
SPRING VALLEY MEN
VISIT LOCAL SHOPS
Labor and factory conditions here
were studied yesterday by four men
from Spring Valley. They are Given
Moore, president of the Given Moore
company, manufacturers of agricul
tural implements; Dr. J. G. Franklin,
company surgeon; George Condie, of
the Spring Valley Coal company, and
John J. Sweeney, a newspaper man.
NELSON COMING TO
LOCAL CHURCH DEC.1
Rev. C. W. Nelson of Keene, Neb.,
who was recently voted a call to the
pastorate of the Swedish Free Evan
gelical church, has accepted. A letter
from him says he will be ptepared to
take up his work here Dec. 1. .
Rev,' Hanmer, General Confer
ence Evangelist, Dropped
by Free Methodists.
CHILD, TAKEN ILL IN
TENT HOME, PASSES
The two-months' old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. E. Rogers, who recently
removed from Kansas to S 11 vis, died
last night of cholera infantum at the
home of James Hill In that village.
Another child of the bereaved fam
ily is in a critical condition.. Since
coming to Sllvis the Rogers family
has been living in a -tent on the hill.
Learning of the affliction which had
befallen them Mr. and Mrs. Hill of
fered the use of their home to the
mother and two - children that they
might be better cared for.
WOMAN IS FINED
Beulah Priskos, who operates a cof
fee house on Fifteenth . avfau'e and
Tenth street, East Moline, tMs morn
in Justice Cartwright's courtwlU fined
$50 and costs for selling ljfauor with
out a license.. Her attorney prayed
an appeal to the circuit courtV
The exposure came as a result, of an
argument which the woman.' had last
evening with a patron over' the price
of an amber-colored beverage, the man
informing the authorities that she was
After being fined, Mrs. Priskos had
a warrant sworn out for. the arrest of
Chris MUhalakls, one of, her boarders,
whom she charges wih the theft of
some $40 belonging to her. After hear
ing evidence, the cape was dismissed.
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OFFICER TAKES CHARGE
OF HORSE WITH SORE BACK
George Kemmerling of the city health
and safety department, today took
charge of a horse the back of which
was bleeding from a sore caused by
a defective harness. The driver, who
is employed by the Palace Dye works
of Rock Isiand.protested that the an
imal did not belong to him and bo-he
was not held. The horse, it seems
vas hired from Murrin . Bros.'" livery
in Rock Island and that firm was ad
vised to send another animal to pull
the wagon, and to take the one with
the sore back to the stable for treat
FIVE TEAMS NAMED FOR
Five of the 10 teams which will work
for' members of the Moline Y. M. C. A.
in the state contest to be held Sept
23-27, have been named. Others will
probably be named at a meeting of
the leaders Friday evening. C. 8. Tre
vor and Martin Johnson were named
as publicity agents for the contest
The cup which the winning association
will be Awarded Is of silver and was
put up by C. S. Kilbourne, president
of the Aurora Y. M. . A.
EAST MOLINE EAGLES TO
DOUBLE THE MEMBERSHIP
East Moline Eagles propose to bring
their membership up to 300. To do
this it will be necessary to add 150
to the present number and a dis
pensation from headquarters reducing
the initiation fee for a big class has
been asked. This class, it is proposed,
to initiate between now and the holi
days. The degree team recently or
ganized, is holding weekly meetings
for drill. If the membership Is raised
to the desired figure it is probable
that plans for erecting a building
to serve as home for the lodge will
Coburg Eight persons were killed
and six injured in the collapse of a
tenement house due to a gas explosion.
Six families were buried. It is believed
seven missing persons remain In the
MOLINE MERCHANTS HOLD
THEIR FEAST NEXT MONTH
The Moline Retail Merchants' asso
ciation will hold its annual banquet
next month. The exact, date has not
been set This much was decided at
the first fall meeting held last night
Arrangements were left in the hands
of the entertainment committee. Sdme
good speaker, probably from abroad.
will be secured for the occasion.
LUTHERANS AT SWEDONA
HOLDING A CONVENTION
Rev. A. Bergstrom of this city 1b
taking a prominent part in the Rock
Island district Lutheran conference be
ing held today and tomorrow at Swed-
ona. All churches in the district are
represented by ministers and 'lay del
I Raadino His Fortune.
I A negro, having won a dollar at
crap game, decided to spend it on hav
ing his fortune told. The fortune
teller led bim into a gloomy room with
dirty bnngin;s and misty red lights.
She took his palm, traced it with a
dollar, spread out her cards and then
"You are very fond of music; yon
like chicken; you have won money at
craps, and you have been in Jail.'
The negro looked at ber with bulging
eyes and finally ejaculated:
"Mab goodness, lady why, yo' Jest
read mth Inmost thoughts!" Eu
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
. DISCUSS CLASS PLAY
Seniors of the high school decided
at a meeting at noon today to take
up shortly the annual class play. It
Is the Intention to make an early
selection of the vehicle and the cast
and to rehearse till there is no possi
bility of failur e. ... Margaret Pierce,
i Two Started.
! Elmer, .oged six, accompanied his
father tol the cIpcus one afternoon.
Among the mfny strange and bewil
aenng tmngs ne saw was one man
standing on the shoulders of another.
I "Look, papa V be exclaimed. There's
a two story man!" Chicago News.
Chicago, 111., Sept. 17. Rev. W. G.
Hanmer, for 12 years general confer
ence evangelist for the Free Methodist
church, and for the past year pastor
of the St Charles, IIL, Free Methodist
church, was yesterday found guilty of
misconduct and was expelled from the
church and conference.
The wife of a brother minister was
responsible for the downfall of the
once noted evangelist so officials of
the church say. Rev. D. C. Nuel, who
some months ago secured a divorce,
Rev. Mr. Nuel has no bitterness
against the man who he says broke up
his home in California. Hanmer was
111 while at Alameda, Cal., five years
ago. Mrs, .Nuel, the wire or the min
ister, nursed him through his illness.
Rumor of their relations during this
time caused complaints to be made
to the church and the following trial.
The Rev. Mr. Nuel was here for the
trial and was the important witness,
although others were heard.
Thia is the statement given out by
order of Bishop William Pearce by the
secretary. Rev. E. A. Tapper of Elgin:
The Jury in the case of the Free
Methodist church versus .Rev W. G.
Hanmer have returned a verdict of
guilty after a consideration of the
charges made against him.
The penalty is great. He has been
expelled from the church and from the
general conference. He has been re
quested to surrender his parchments
to the secretary of this conference.
"The sentence was pronounced by
Bishop William Pearce in harmony
with the findings of the Jury.
"Immediately at the close of the
hearing the attorneys for the guilty
minister. Rev. W. P. Ferris of Elgin
and Rev. F. E.- Bennett of Evanston,
took an appeal to the general confer
ence. Their appeal was granted.
"Until the mealing of the general
conference, which will be in June of
the year 1915, the guilty minister will
have no rights in the Free Methodist
church either as pastor or member.
The charges were immorality and
The trial has been the longest one
in the history of the Free Methodist
church. Since last Thursday the jury
an I Judge bishop, ministers and lay
men have been hearing evidence
against and for Manmer. Bishop' Wil
liam Pearce was presiding judge.
The members of the jury were
George Kreig of Free port R B. JIc-
Kee of Algonquin, Rev. H. L. K. Stokes
of Chicago, Rev. J. H. Cook of Aurora,
Rev. F. S. Parks of Morris, IIL; he
Rev. C. S. Huston of Crown Point
Ind.; Rev. W. J. Bone of Bvansville,
Wis.; Rev. Fred Siefkin of .Algonquin
and George Cottlngham of Fairbury,
To Make Sura,
Mrs. Younglove If I Wasn't afraid
baby was sick I do believe 1 should
pank him. Younglove Well, let's
make sure. Ton begin spanking, and
I'll go for the doctor. Puck.
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