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THE ROCK ISLAKD ARGUS. . FRIDAY. OCTOBER 10, 1913.
MOLINE'S SECTION OF THE ARGUS
Day's News Happenings in Rock Island's Sister City
NOT THE SWEDEN
OF 20 YEARS AGO
Eev. A. M. Johanson Tells of
Recent Progress of Native
VISITED THERE 3 MONTHS
People Are Thrifty and Industrious
and Keep Abreast of Modern
out of each 100,000 are Illiterate. At
Upsala are two of the best universi
ties to be found anywhere, one hay
ing been founded In 1442 and the
other In 1665.
Tonight Mr. Johanson will lecture
on the characteristics of the people.
Sweden now Is not the Sweden of
20 or 30 years ago, according to Rev.
A. M. Johanson, who last evening
told his congregation at the Swedish;
Mission tabernacle of his three-month
trip to the mother country during
the last f-Vimer. Everywhere re
markable progress is shown, so that
if many of those who came to'Amerl
ca from there two or three decades
ago were to return to their old homes
they would be astonished at what has
There is not an anarchist in Swe
den and so secure do the king and
queen and other royal persons feel
thit they often go about unattended.
In other European countries rigid
precautions have to be taken to pro
tect the rulers from attack.
The country Is a monarchy only in
name, the people having as much to
do with their government as in the
average republic and the franchise be
ing as generally exercised.
I.K PKSJtinX IX JOH( K.
Within the last fuw years a pension
for worklngmen has been put In force,
so that age among the poorer classes
Is robbed of its terrors.
The government owns the copper,
coal and sulphur mines and the for
ests are carefully conserved to In
sure their perpetuity. There are still
4.232.000 million acres of forest In
Sweden which have not been touched.
The Swedish people are among the
best educated in the world. Only 158
CO. HAS A NEW HOME
H. J. C rand all, head of Crandall's
Express company, has bought from E.
A. Montgomery the tract north of the
D., R. I. Sc X. W. station and pan of
the land originally secured as site for
the Montgomery Elevator company.
and is spending a large sum of money
in having the . buildings arranged to
suit his needs. The tract is 150x160
feet, and one of the buildings located
on it is the old Dlmotk & Gould barn.
This structure, is being remodeled and
a new wagon shed is being - erected.
The barn will accommodate 2S horses
and the ehed 12 wagons. It is under
stood that Mr. Crandall paid $S,000 for
BUILT A FIRE TO
This Is the Allegation Made in
Connection With Neigh
REVIVAL AT BARST0W IS
MEETING WITH SUCCESS
Rev. Eugene Millen. a local evan
gelist, s meeting with great success
in a revival he is conducting at Bar
stow. Services are held each evening,
and 21 conversions have been mads
thig week, all of young people. It is
planned to organize a Christian En
deavor society next Sunday, 30 havins
signified an intention of joining. ,No
regular services have been held at' tha
Barstow church lor two years, though
Sunday school is held regularly.
LATEST IN TWO-YEAR FEUD
Police Magistrate Puts Heavy Fine on
the Accused, Who Takes
saw the -wash rm ffc lin. nrt tha ?
they then used old paper and other
rubbish with the object of making ail
the soot possible.
The present controversy Is similar
to others which have kept the neigh
borhood in ; an uproar much of the
time during the last two years an
the authorities are res&lved that the
trouble shall be brought to an end.
Carrying out "his avowed Intention
of putting an end to the Uresome
squabbling of neighbors on Seven
teenth street between Twenty-seventh
and Twenty-eighth avenues, Police
Magistrate Gustafson last night fined
Guy Rose burg $100 and costs on the
charge of disturbing the peace and
disorderly conduct preferred by W. J
Galvin. It ,is claimed that the de
fendant shook his fist under the nose
of Mrs. Cora Gaivin, wife of the com
plaining witness, calling her vile
names and frighteneing her so that
she fainted and her health has been
seriously affected. Roseburg took an
Mrs. Galvin, who is wanted to
answer to the charge of trespass pre
ferred by Arthur Ericsson, landlord of
Roseburg, 'is so ill that she will be
i unable to appear for some time.
According to witnesses of the cora-
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C., R. I. & P. Employes Hurt. p.amant at me neanng me present
Derailine of a freieht car caused t trouble started -when the Galvinshung
slight injuries to Homer Morris, con- j their washing out a coup'.e of weeks
rtnrfnr ami H S-hlimm. brakeman. on ! ago. As soon as they did so the
the Reck Island at Silvia yesterday. Ericssons built a fire in their furnace
When the car left the raiU the air the soot from the chimney falling
hose was breken and the brakes werelupcn the wet clothes and soiling them
set with suth suddenness that the ca-j so that it was necessary to again wash
bcore was jammrd up againEt the car j them. It was in connection with this
in front of it and. b-jtb.--men were : incident that the alleged offense of
thrown violently. Both were much Roseburg took place. The Galvins
CHORUS MAY GET
HOME OF ITS OWN
Matter Left to Committee at the
Annual Meeting at Which
Officers Are Elected.
while Schlimm had his face
charged that the Ericssons had not
built a fire in their furnace till they
Swedish Olive male chorus may
have a home of its own. This matter
and arrangements for .the annual fair
were left with the booster committee
at the - annual meeting last night.
The date and place of holding the fair
were not 'fixed. The organization
voted to give $25 to the proposed Au
gustana hospital. - Following were the
officers chosen: .
President Hjalmar Koh'.er.-
Vice-president Peter Bjorklund.
Recording Secre'ary - Richard
Financial Secretary-Gilbert Swan
son. Treasurer Hvs Norman.
Directors Gust Johnson, one year;
Emil Johnson and Emmanuel Larson,
Librarian Axel Dunderberg.
" Auditing committee Ab Carlson,
Arvid Enstrom, Andrew Sandberg.
Committee on music Hans Nor
man, Gilbert Swanson, Peter Bjork
lund, Charles Carlmark and Director
Booster committee Emil Johnson,
Ernest Carlmark, Emmanuel Larson.
At the conclusion of the business
meeting refreshments were served,
the ladies having charge of this de
partment for the evening.
RECOVER RIG ON
MOLINE MAN'S TIP
Horse and Buggy Stolen in Clin
ton Found in Davenport,
But Thieves Escape.
While the Moline police Wednesday
failed to capture the tw0 men who
sjole a horse and buggy In' Clinton
and fled down this side of the river, a
tip given by a Moline man last evening
resulted in the recovery of the rig and
may lead to the capture of the thieves.
The rig was. found in Davenport and.
in a peculiar manner. ' During the
afternoon the- Moline man, who was ex
pecting to meet a friend from Daven
port, received a phone message from
the latter, explaining that he was un
able to keep the appointment because
he was waiting for a couple of men
who had left a horse and. buggy in his
barn and had promised ; to return .for
the outfit before night.' . ; , ,
.. When the Moline man received his
evening paper he saw the account tf
the. theft and pursuit of the thieves,
which terminated when ;they. gave the
authorities the slip 'somewhere near
the eastern limits of the city- At once
his suspicions were aroused and he
called his Davenport friend and ob
tained a description -of the rig that
had been left with him. He found
that the outfit tallied 'with that de
scribed in the story, so he notified the
police. In a short time the horse and
buggy had been positively Identified
as the one taken from Clinton.
A watch was kept for the return of
the thieves to claim It, but they failed
to show up. The police claim they
know the name of one of the men and
they are confident they will capture
building over the Slebke drug store.
This will be .taken for a term of five
years and -will cost $500 per annum
for the first three years and $600 per
annum for the last two years. The
old quarters in the State bank, build
ing have been outgrown and will no
longer accommodate the members
when all meet together.
"Dr. Miller of the University of Il
linois, has been engaged for a talk
before the club soon, his" topic being
."The City BeautifuL" .
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Rochester, N. y.
What a lot that "touch o the shoulder" means to
the particular dresser we might call ourselves conveyors
of this fine Stein-Bloch spirit.
We are naturally proud in having here for you,
ready to put on, these clothes which are world-known as the
final word in expert tailoring.
You will want to know more about these clothes
and these sterling characteristics that enter into the tailoring
of them you will be glad to know more of this store and
the earnest endeavor we make to be of real service to you.
OBJEGT TO LOSS
OF LOCAL TRAIN
Moline Merchants Join in . De
mand for Bureau Passen
ger on C.,' R. I.' & P.
AS STREET LAMPS
Southeast Bluff Residents Ap
prove of Installing of 60
- in Their District. -
PLAN LOCAL CLUS
Name Committees to Draw Up
By-Laws and Interest
Moline retail .merchants will join
with those of Rock Island and Daven
port in a protest against the removal
of tie local train be' ween Davenport
and Bureau, which the Rock Island
road proposes to take off next Sunday,
when a" new time card will' go into,
effect: A' meeting for this purpose
was called in Davenport this after
noon. . . .
. "Merchants of the three cities will
lose heavily if this train is pulled off,"
raid "William Carstens, secretary of
the Moline Retail Merchants associa
tion today. "Residents, of Henry
county towns who wish to come here
to trade will be forced to do their
shopping elsewhere because there will
be no convenient train for them to
return home on: Patronage from
Henry county means a great deal to
The train which it is proposed to
remove leaves Moline at 6:10 p. m.,
arriving in Bureau at 8:15. No other
local train east bound leaves Moline
Plans of the administration to re
place the present arc. lights wl'h 60
100 candle power tungstens in ) tho
southeast bluff district are approved
by the residents of that locality. At a
meeting last evening at 'Help' chapel
of the Southeast Biuff Improvement
association the mafer was dlscussex
E. L. Eastman, city commissioner,
spoke, explaining the situation. He
showed that- at the present rate oi
adding five new arc lamps a year for
street illumination, which has been
the city's policy in the past, it would
take 20 years to place a light on every
present cotner in the district and by
that time there would be many mora
ccrners without lamps. There are
now 20 arc lights in tha: part of. the
city and by replacing them with
tungstens a lamp can be placed oq,
nearly every' corner. Mr. Eastman
said that work would be started aa
soon as the 20 tungstens new being
placed in the east end of the city are
A resolution was adopted asking tho
city street, department to repair side
walks this Ta'.l so that they will be in
rhape for winter. It is now too late
to undertake permanent Improvement
Moline will have a university club,
if the plans . of a number of men
qualified for membership, who met
last evening to consider the matter.
are brought to fruition. It will be
known as the University club of
Moline. So much interest was shown
that a committee was appointed to
draw up constitution and by-laws and
otherwise plan the organization. This
body is composed of J. F. Ervln, S.
C. Swanberg, C. B. Rose and Frank J.
Landee. Anothe- meeting will be held
in two weeks. In the meantime at)
effort will be made to get in touch
with all university men in the city,
those named to look after this work
being Harry Ainsworth, Clark G.
Anderson. Leo Dolkart, F. J. Ervin,
A. T. Foster, Dr. J. W. Gluesing, Rev.
R. S. Haney, A. E. Horst, R. S. Hos
ford, James M. , Johnston, Frank J.
Landee, Dr. A. T. Leipold, Thomas J.
Marshall, C. H. Maxson, L. A. Para
dise, C. B. Rose, William Shulski.
Max Slovsky, S. G. Swanberg, Fred
H. Railsback, E. M. Simon and C. A.
g;m. committee may
change its by-laws
Plans for improving attendance at
the weekly noon luncheons were dis
cussed at the meeting of the Greater
Moline committee today. Dr. W. E.
Taylor, just returned from the north
west, told of a plan adopted at Spo
kane which seems applicable to the
local organization. There the practice
is to issue tickets for a number of
luncheons which are paid for by mem
bers, and in the event of their enforc
ed absence they turn them over to
some one else, so that the number at
tending never dwindles. It is. proba
ble that the by-laws will be amended
HARRISON IS OUT
Representative Sabath Gives
Politicians at State Fair
Plan for Battle.
Springfield, 111., Oct. 10. Representa
tive A. J. Sabath. - chairman, of tho
Hearst-Harrison committee in Cook
county, brought to SprlnRfieli yester
day a bocm for Mayor Carter H. Harri
son of Chicago for United States sen
ator. He expressed the opinion that
Mr. Harrison might bo forced into the
running at the democratic primaries
next year if Roger C. Sullivan, the
mayor's old-time political foe, carried
out his intention of becoming a can
didate. If Mr. Sullivan should withdraw
from the field Mr. Sabath said tho
so that this plan may be followed by Harrison forces undoubtedly would sup
the local organization.
G. M. Loosley and E. A. Plerr re
signed and their places were filled by
the appointment of Reynolds Johnson
and George Fitzgibbon.
TRAMP, AGED 83, FINED
FOR BEING INTOXICATED
Six men who had yie'.del to an ap
petite for alcoholic stimulants to such
an extent that they were unable to
deport themselves wih propriety spent
last night in the police station and this,
morning all were assessed light fines
in Police Magistrate ' Gustafson's
court, giving various names. One of
the offender. John Harper, place ot
residence no stated, was 83 years of
TOMATOES PLENTIFUL AND
CHEAP IN CITY MARKET
Tomatoes In abundance are prom
ised at the city market tomorrow
morning and It is likely that they will
sell as low as $1 per bushel, accord
ing to Market Master McBride. Up to
this time it has, been difficult to get
tomatoes for canning purp es and
the price has not fallen below 1.50 per
bushel. Patronage of the market keeps
up well and it is believed that the
place will be kept open till Thanks
MANSLAUGHTER CASE IS
POSTPONED FOR 10 DAYS
The case against C. E. Johnson, ac
cused of manslaughter in connection
with the death of John Lindgren. cross
ing watchman who died after be had
been run down and assaulted while on
duty on Fifteenth street, Aug. 26. was
postponed for 10 days by Magistrate
Gustafson today. Lindgren is alleged
to have died aa a result of the In
juries he sustained in the encounter.
HEAVY FINE IMPOSED AS
RESULT OF SALOON ROW
Matt Kawanski, who was arrested
Wednesday evening on a charge of
assault with a deadly weapon on the
person of Alex Grenavicz. was fined
0 by Magistrate Gustafson this after
noon, after the charge had been
changed to one of assault. The as
sault took place In J. P. O'Neill s sa
loon on Fourth avenue and the com
platnant suffered a long gash in his
1. M 1 .
loreneaa, wmcn witnesses said was
caused by bein gstrusck with a beer
REBEKAHS HOSTESSES TO
CHAMPION DEGREE TEAM
Swedish Olive Rebekahs, I. O. O. F.,
will entertain this evening at Swedish
Olive lodge hall.. There will be a re
ception, followed by a feast, which will
assume the proportions of a banquet
CLUB IS GIVEN ATTENTION
East Mollne's Appeal Results In Stop
ping of Fast Train.
As a resu'.t of the appeal by the
East Moline Commercial club to the
railroad companies concessions in the
way of stopping fast trains in that
city have been granted. The Mil
waukee now stops Its Southwest lim
ited, arriving in the city at 10:10 p.
m. to let off passengers from the east.
To meet this competition the Rock Is
land, it is understood, will have one
of its fast trains arriving from the
east in the evening, stop. The South
west limited on the Rock Island now
stops on flag.
Programs for Club Meeting. i
Programs are out for the first
meeting of the After-dinner club this
fail, which will be held next Monday
evening. Colonel William L!ghtfoot
Visscher of Chicago, actor and poet,
will speak. The Criterion orrhes'ra
will furnish music. C. S. Kerns is
chairman of the executive committee
and L. C. Blanding of 'the reception
committee of the club.
CLUB DUES TO BE HIGHER
Now in Ministry.
News has reached here that C. P.
Peterson. formerly principal of
Brown'a business college in this city,
has been ordained to the ministry and
is now In charge of Baptist churches
at Sheboygan, Millersburg and Tower,
Changes at PoMoffice.
Changes la the interior arrangement
of the postofnee are to be made, bids
j for the work having been fcrwarded
r. u.i;.. f . t to Washington recently by Postmaster
East Moline Commercial Organization;. r-..-i
in Nu o.,,rt.,. ; A. T. Foster. Conven'ence in the
in New Quarters. vn . i ..
Dues of the East Moline Commer
cial club will be higher, since the or
ganization has decided to take new
and more expensive quarters. Initia
tion will be $10 for both residents and
non-residents, while the former wi:i
pay $8 and the lat'er $4 annually.
The new quarters of the club will b
on the second Coor of the Kyaa
handling and distribution ot mail will
be furthered by the alterations.
Fire at 10 o'clock last night star e!
In the root of a barn in the rear of
1522 Sixth avenue, quick work of th?
department preventing damage beyond
the destruction of a small section of
port a downstate democrat. The Har
rison boom was one of the develop
ments of democratic day at the stato
fair. Other activities involving the
democratic senatorial race included
numerous conferences, with Mr. Sul
livan . as the central figure, and an
nouncements ot the candidacies of
Senator W Duff Piercy of Mount Ver
non, and Carl Vrooman of Blooming
During the latter part of the after
noon Mr. Sullivan was at tho recep
tion to Governor Dunne at the tent
headquarters of the democrats. He
and Governor Dunne chatted together
and appeared on the best of terms.
Charles Boeschenstein of Edwards
ville, national committeeman; Arthur
W. Charles of Carmi. state chairman.
and William L. O'Connell of Chicago.
Governor Dunne's chief lieutenant.
were prominent at the governor's re
ception. Justices Farmer and Cooke,
the two democrats on the supreme
bench, mingled with the crowds.
Democratic office-holders from all
parts of the state were present
It was the first democratic gov
ernor's day at the state fair' for 20
years, and the party leaders made the
most of it.
Lawrence B. Stringer of Lincoln,
representative in congress at large,
who has been announced as candi
date for the democratic senatorial
nomination, was detained in Washing
ton. It was reported he had been
eliminated from the field and would
run for reelection.
William Elza Williams of Pittsfleld,
the other representative in congress
at large, was present. He announced
his candidacy for reelection.
Senators W. A. Compton of Macomb
and Stephen D. Canaday ot Hillsboro
were put into the field as tentative
caudidates for representative at large.
Neither may run if Mr. Stringer seeks
Senator Piercy issued a formal state
ment indicating tentatively his can
didacy for the democratic senatorial
nomination. Mr. Vrooman, who Is
strongly backed by the Hubbard dem
ocrats in the legislature and who took
an active part in the fight for the
initiative and referendum, mada a
statement somewhat similar to that
of Senator Piercy. The two ar
friendly toward each other, and each
admits that one must withdraw before
the primaries that their following may
Join forces. Each terms himself a
Governor Dunne has not committed
himself to any candidate and intends
to keep out of the primary fight as
long as possible. ' ,
W. E. C. Clifford of Champaign an
nounced Ms candidacy for the demaf
era tic nomination for state treasurer
next year. ' Mr. Clifford is now assist
ant treasurer. William Ryan, the.
treasurer, is ineligible to succeed him
Governor Deneen arrived
from Chicago for conferences prelim
inary to republican day today. Many'
other prominent republicans are io
William Lorimer will not be in at
tendance, but several of his Heuten- .
ants are on the ground. '