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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER I, 1913.
DAY IN DAVENPORT
To. Purchaae ltav Purchase of the
old Trinity church property at Sev
enth and Brady atreeti for 123,000
as favored at a mass meeting of
seven Masonic lodges at the Maaonlc
tempi. Buying this site wag recom
mended by the finance and location
committees of which A. F. Lawaon
was Joint chairman. The report of
the committee was apjoaved by the
mass meeting and the action of the
meeting will vow come up for ratifi
cation before each of the seven Ma
aoalo lodges. If these lodges ratify
the proposition they will appoint a
committee of two with power to act
The parcbaae of the Trinity church
property, now occupied by the school
of the Davenport College of Chiro
practic, will not Involve the immediate
ale of the present temple site at the
northeast corner of Th!rd and Main
streets. This corner will be retained
until a good price can be obtained,
and in the meantime the Seventh and
Brady streets corner will be retained,
according to the present temporary
plans. If the purchase is made event
ually a magnificent temple will !e
constructed in place of the present old
stone structure. The location is one
of the nearest available to the heart
of the city, and in buyiag It the Masons
of Davenport will be following out
' the lead of other Masonic lodges in
various parts of the country which
have built handsome and modern tem
ples within the last few years not far
from the business centers of their re
spective cities. The property has a
front of 10 feet oa Brady street
end 192 on Went Seventh. The meet
Ing Thursday night hsd an attendance
f over 150. The Mauons have an op
tion on the rror-osed new location.
After Increaae In Subscribers. The
Greater Davenport committee hopes to
Vxcreuse the number of subscribers to
its three-year fund from 287 to COO or
more. A resident of Davenport called
on Secretary Norwood the other day
to ask. what was the lowest contribu
tion the committee would accept.
"When this Daven porter learned that
the committee was anxious to interest
as many local people as possible in
Hi work as contributors to the fund
and that contributions as small as fl
from private citizens and householders
were gratefully received, he expressed
Colonel Trench to Attend Funeral.
Colonel George W. French has been
summoned to New York by Mrs. John
W. Gates, mother of the late Charles
Gates, whose death occurred at Cody,
Wye. Tuesday. He will attend the
funeral tomorrow. Colonel French has
for years been an Intimate friend of
the elder Gates family. He attended
the funeral of the father some years
ago, and Is now called to New York
un a similar mission in behalf of the
con. Ho went to New York direct
from Chicago, where he had been it
tending the national dairy show and
has been cne of the principal exhibi
tors during the past week.
Sending for Clover Seed. -Roy C.
Bishop, crop expert of Livingston coun
ty, Pontlac, 111., has written asking
far clover seed. This is the second
call for the same article G. R. Bliss
has received .from Illinois this month.
Professor A. C. Erwin of Ames has
asked G. R. Bliss to give a talk on po
tatoes before the short course to be
held at Ames the first week in' Janu
ary. Mr. Bliss will also be one of the
speakers at the Muscatine county
short course the first week in January.
That formaldehyde treatment will
lower the amount of smut on oats tn
a great degree has been proved by a
series of experiments carried on by
the County Crop league, results of
which show 20.5 per cent smut where.
no treatment was given and 2.2 per
cent where formaldehyde was used
The experiment was tried out on 14
farms In Scott county, the acreage be- j
ing 400. j
Not Liable for Damage Claim. Le
Roy Sc ribber has filed a claim of $102
against Sco'.t county for damages to
himself and automobile from running
into a bridge in course of construction
near Pleasant Valiey, Oct 22. County
Clerk Ed Collinsbelieves the county
will not be liable. The bridge is being
built by a Des Moines contractor.
Hagerman Not Yet Returned.
Harry 1 Hagerman, the local contract
or, under arrest in St Louis on sev
eral charges, including selling of mort
gaged property and obtaining money
under false pretenses, has not as yet
bpen returned to Davenport In ad
dition to the criminal information filed
againttt him there are a'.so on file in
the district court scores of suits and
Hofeldt Enters Plea of Guilty.
Charles E. Hofeldt yesterday entered
a plea of guilty to the charge of
fraudulent conveyance and will lie sen
tenced by Judge Barker next Thurs
day. He has been out on ball for sev
eral weeks. Hofeldt was represented
by A. U Ray and Miles Collins.
Widow Is Given $750 as Pension.
Mary Briukmann, widow of the late
Frank R. Brinkmann, was yesterday
granted a widow's allowance of 1750
by Judge Maurice Donegun. She was
represented by A. W. Hamann.
Trying to Locate Relattvea. Twa
letters have been received by Chief
Hans Schramm of the' Davenport
police from parties out of town who
are anxious to bear from relatives and
friends, said to be living in Davenport
One lot .er asks for information regard
ing Mr. and Mrs. Wllilam Hicks, and
Is written by Mrs. Hicks' sister, Mrs.
Goldle May Larson, of Seattle, Wash.
Mrs. Larson writes that her name
was formerly Mrs. Goldie M. Cooley
and that she last heard from her sla
ter when the latter was living at 91
Willow street. Des Moines. She says
that she Is heart broken as' she has
not heard from her sister for some
time. The other party sought is
George Rouse, who left Rock Falls,
I'X, about a year ago. He is sail to
be employed In one of the factories
either in Davenport, or in Rock Island
Obituary Record. A, the age of 81
years. Christian Beguhn, one of the
pioneer aesldenta of the county, died
at 3:15 o'clock yesterday morning at
the family home on McGee's lane. He
had been ill for several months. Mr.
Begunn was born la Mecklenburg,
Germany, Nov. 21, 1832. When a.
vounc man he came to the United
States. . Coming directly to Scort
county the year he landed at "New-
York,-Mr. Beguhn was one of the pio
neers to settle in Davenport He has
made this city his home ever since.
The survivors- are three stepsons.
Henry Mildt John OiseQ and Nicholaa
Olsen, and four daughters, Mrs. Chas.
Nye,Mrs. Chas. Lange, Mrs. Herman
STchbehn and Mrs. Henry Epeth, be
sides five grandchildren. Funeral
services will he held at 2 o'clock to
morrow afternoon from the late home
with interment In the City cemetery.
Mrs. Katherinc Ketelson died at 4
o'clock Thursday afternoon at the
home of her son. Henry Ketelson, 31
West Tenth street after an Illness of
several yecja duration, at the advano
eg age of 85 years. . She was
born In Wobbenboel, Schleawlg. Hoi
stein, Germany, Aug. 11, 1828. In the
year 1854 she -was married to Ketel
Ketelsen. In the year 1880 the couple
came to America, landing a'. New
York City. They came west, directly
to Marengo, Iowa, where they resided
ten years. At that time, in the year
1890, Mr. and Mrs. Ketelsen removed
to this city and since that time have
lived here. Mr. Ketelsen died July
15, 1903. She leaves to mourn her
lived here. Mr. Ketelsea died July 15.
1903. Five children survive: Mrs.;
Anna Wiese, Bernard Ketelsen and
Miss Clara Ketelsen, all of this city.:
besides a brother. Martin Petersen Of
Oxford Junction. Iowa. Funeral serv
ices will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday
afternoon from the home of the son,
with Interment la Oakdale cemetery. ;
Miss Cecelia Marie Peterson, whe ''
although she has lived here but a year j
was widely acquainted, died at 5
o'clock Thursday evening at a local j
hospital, after a brief illness. She waa '
but 20 years old. She was born April
2T, 1893, in Minnesota. Her home was i
in Jasper, Pipestone county, Minn, j
Her father and sister were present at 1
the time of her death. Surviving are !
the parents, Mr. "and Mrs. Carl A. j
Peterson; two sisters, the Misses Idaj
and Caroline Peterson, and three
b-others, John,' August and Wllllanv
Peterson, all of Pipestone county.
Burial w ill be made in Jasper Monday.
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Many people persist In riding on
the stroet cars. Insufficiently protect-t-d
They start out perhaps in the heat
of the day and do not feel the need of
The rapid moving of the car cools,
the body unduly. When they board
the car perhaps they are slightly per
spiring. When the body Is in this
condition It, is eaully chilled. This is
especially true wheh a person is sit
Beginning a streot car ride in the
middle of the day and ending it in the
evening almoet invariably requires
ex'ra Wraps, but people do not ob
serve these precautions, hence they
Co'.d are very frequent in the au
tumn oq this account, and as the
Washington, Nov. 1. Within a few ships under his command are the
days Europe will have the opportunity Wyoming, Utah, Florida, Arkansas,
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of seeing another American eatjleaiyp ,JO"w'JL hj ' ouueclu:ul'
squadron-nine of the finest fighting Theg(J TeS8e,8 wm be prepared to
ships that 6ail the seas. ' Rear Admiral return on a moment's notice to do
Badger and his North Atlantic fleet service in Mexican wuters if need be.
will touch first at Gibraltar and later However, it seems unlikely that they
cruise in the Mediterranean. The war- will be needed, as Uncle Sam air xdy
has six or eight battleships ' now in
Mexican waters, or that can be sent
there on short notice.
One Dose in
precautions, colds will be caught. .
At the appearance of the first symp
tom. Peruna should be taken accord
ing to directions on the bottle, and
continued until every symptom dis
appears. Do not put it off. Do not waste time
by talking it over. Begin at once to
take Peruna, and continue taking it
un'il you are positive that the cold has
entirely disappeared. This may save
you a long and perhaps serious illness
Cold Caused Deafness.
Mr. Turner Sampson.. R. F. D. 5,
Manchester, N. H.. writes: "I have
Mrs. C. Hull has as a guest Miss
Eva Whitsitt of Atchison, III.
Mrs. C. W. Reed, Sr., is visiting
relatives at Kansas City.
Mrs. M. D. Wheatcraft is ill.
Ben Yockes, who fell bruising his
head severely last Thursday, has re
covered from the injury.
Miss Gladys Sincox has returned
homo from a visit in Sherrard.
Mrs. Hood was taken suddenly ill
last Sunday evening while visiting
Mrs. Mammond of Fifth street.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Young had
as a guest last week M. E. raxton of
Kansas City. Mr. Paxton is general
manager of the Green railroad hotel
Mrs. J. A. Johns had as a guest her
mother, Mrs. Young of Buchanan.
Last Wednesday afternoon the home
of the Misses Peterson In the country
south of town was the scene of a very
pleasant social gathering, it being the
semi-monthly meeting of the Baptist
Ladies' Aid society. After some time
spent in sewing and general sociabil
ity a nice lunch was served.
Miss Inga Rasmussen and Miss Alice
they do not de
crease. During the
autum months no
one should think of riding on the car
without being provided with a wrap.
A cold caught In the autumn is
liable U last through the entire win
ter. Great caution should be observed
at this season against exposure to
cold. During the pleasant days of au
tumn, the liability of catching cold is
No wonder so many people acquire
muscular rheumatism and catarrhal
diseases during this season.
been troubled witA catarrh in my head j Brown. the former of Hillsdale and
by spells for a number of years. Last
July' I took a hard cold and was deaf
in one ear. I got discouraged and
thought It would never be any better.
"I was advised to try Peruna. I took
one botie and was cured. I would ad
vise any one who Is afflicted to give
Peruna a trial, believing that they will
experience the relief that I have."
She Took Cold Easily.
Mrs. C. E. Long writes from Box
495. Lindsay Cal., as follows: "My
li'tle girl had a cough that had been
troubling her for four months. She
took cold easily, and would wheeze
and have spells of coughing that would
sometimes last fqr a half hour.
"Before she began taking your Pe
runa she suffered everything la the
way of -cough, colds and croup, but j
now she Is well and strong as she has
ever been in her life."
However, in spite of the greatest
Those who object to liquid madid nee can now procure Peruna Tablets.
Why Not Wire Your House
and be cp-to-date like your aelghborj. Telephone West
we win tu you what It wSl coat to Install the electrical
yor residence. Do sot let your wiring contract until yo
We guarantee oar electrical wiring to be absolutely fireproct
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SOS Twentieth Street. Rock Island, III.
MARTIN MeNEALY, Mgr.
the latter of Osborne; visited relatives
Word has teen ' received here that
Mr. and Mrs. E. Hollister of Kansas
are tne parents or a little daughter,
who arrived Monday, Oct. 20. Mrs.
Hollister will be remembered as Miss
Evelyn Wilson, who taught school
here for a number of years.
John Brown of Osborne spent last
week here with relatives.
The Methodist Sunday school gave
a Hallowe'en sociable Friday evening
at the church.
Last Monday evening at the Me
morial Methodist church the first en
tertainment of the lecture course in
charge of Rev. Loyal Thompson was
given by Rev. Scott Hershey who
spoke on the subject, "How to Win."'
The affair was largely attended and
Mrs. Louis Giesenhagen returned
home Sunday from a two weeks' vleit
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Carr
of Port Byron.
Mrs. James Shannon has arrived
home from a month's visit In Califor
nia. Word has heen received here that
George Schmidt of Silvls and Mrs.
Westerland of East Mol.'ne were mar
ried Monday, Oct. 13. They will, re
side for the present in East Moline.
Miss Blanche Sulliran of Moline vis
ited relatives here Saturday.
R. Rettick and family have arrived
home from a visit in Hillsdale.
Miss Inga Rasmussen of Hillsdale
and Miss Alice Brown of Osborne
pent last Friday in Silvis.
Miss Florence O'Melia of Sherrard.
who clerks In the poetofflce, had as a
guest part of last week her sister, Miss i
Alsina O'Melia of Sherrard.
Mrs. Edward Kendall was visited
by her sister of Carbon Cliff.
. Mrs. Speth and children returned
home to Grlnnell after visiting at the
home of Thomas Whitmarsh of Sixth
Hugh Phelps of Cedar Rapids is vis
iting his mother, Mrs. Mary Phelp, of
Mrs. George Nichols has arrived
home from a visit in Eldridge, Iowa.
Mrs. David Stout and children have
returned home to Marshalltown, Iowa,
after visiting friends here.
Professor Justin Washburn arrived
home last Monday from Quincy, III.,
where he attended a teachers' meet
Mr. and Mrs. La Dore have moved
to Little Rock,' Ark., where Mr. La
Dore has accepted a position with the
The home of Mr. and Mrs, Boyle
was the scene of a very pleasant chil
dren's party last Saturday from 2 to
5, It being their son Lea's ninth birth
day anniversary. Hallowe'en decora
tions were used and games preceded
a nice lunch and the young host re
ceived some handsome presents as
tokens of esteem from his young
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Mrs. W. W. Wilson and baby have
returned home from the southern part
of the state after a visit with rela
tives. Mrs. Ben Rah has returned from
Steelville, Mo., where she attended the
funeral of a sister.
Myrtle Shultz, who has been 111, Is
so far improved as to be able to be
Otis Allen has returned from Mar
sellles, where be was taken a few
weeks ago, threatened with typhoid
fever. He Is able to return to work.
Mrs. William Filbert. Jr., and chil
dren visited from Friday till Monday
in Port Byron at the nome or tue ior-
mer's father, Charles Schafer.
George Cook has returned home af
ter an absence of several weeks in
Lulu Hix is able to be at school
aeain. after a week's absence from
Arthur AllBorow of Rock Island was
a Watertown caller Friday.
Mrs. George Boyle entertained
friend from Davenport at dinner
Rev. C. M. Osborne attended the
Baptist convention held from Monday
until Friday at Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Driggs spent
from Saturday evening until Monday
at the borne of their son, William,
and family In Moline. A birthday din
ner was served Sunday in honor ot
the birthday of Mr W. M. Driggs.
Mrs. A. Browning had as guests this
week her sister, Mrs. Benjamin, and
family, of Hillsdale.
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Loy . and
daughter, Golda, spent Sunday in
Rock Island at the E. K. Ausbrook
home. ."' ' r. .
Misses Grethel Ausbrook: and Doro
thy Johnson of Rock Island ' were
Saturday visitors here at the home of
Mrs. Fred Cnidestesj
Mrs. Amanda Allsbrow and daugh
ter. Mi so Aiphretta spent Sunday in
Rock Island at the home of Mrs. H.
S. Rose. , .
The school "board is fitting up the
old store room oa the corner of Eighth
avenue and Secoad street for the chil
dren of the third and fourth grades.
Mrs. H. S. Rose of Rock Island
entertained at a dinner Tuesday in
honor of her 54th birthday. Those
present wefe: Mrs. J. D. Allsbrovr,
Mrs. E. D. Shepperd and Mrs. L, H.
Lewis, all of Watertown, her son,. Ar
thur and wife, MJrs. Spencer Alls
brow .and her two daughters. Elva
and Ruth. A splendid dinner was
served. Mrs. Rose received many
The Methodist Aid society met Wed
nesday with Mrs. Charles Vogter.
Twenty-one members, seven visitors
asd four children were the guests.
Everything waa in Hallowe'en .style
and an afternoon was spent which will
long be remembered. The next regu
lar meeting will be with Mrs. Rolla
Mrs. Wood of Moline spent Friday
with Mrs. R. Bailey.
Miss Anna Carrigan has returned
from a week's visit at Marseilles.
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Peterson and
children spent Sunday at Port Byron
at the home ot Mrs., Peterson's par
ents. Miss Pearl Rose . of Moline spent
Monday and Tuesday with her aunt,
Mrs. G. B. Peterson.; .
Mrs.JCharles Nelson of Lyndon was
a visitor Monday at the home of her
mother, Mrs. John Wise.
Mrs. George Cook has been very
sick at her home, but is Improving
' Mrs. L. Zollars and two daughters,
Ruth and Ethel, of Denver, Col., re
turned Friday to their home, after
a brief visit here at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Zollars.
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Walker and
Ward Veach visited with relatives at
Zuma the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wencke are en
tertaining relatives from Cambridge
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Cosner of
Moline were Wednesday and Thursday
visitors at the H. P. Cosner home.
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Corbin of
Minneapolis are visiting here at the
home of the former's father, James
James Corbin, who suffered a slight
stroke of paralysis Sunday, is slightly
nesday to attend the funeral of Mrs.
George Mead which was held in thai
city Wednesday morning.
Mrs. J. C. Campbell, who has been
visiting Mrs. M. J. Warnock, went to
Rock Island Wednesday to spend a
few days with relatives before return
ing to her home in Montclalr, N. J.
New York Josephine McLaughlin,
14 years old, missing a week, was res
cued from alleged traffickers in wo
men.' A note imploring aid had been
dropped by the girl from a window.
Elizabeth Clark1 and John Conklin.
Mrs. George A. Cooke went to
Springfield Monday to spend a few
Mrs. S. E. Muncy of Dayton, Ohio,
who is visiting relatives here, went to
Galva Wednesday to visit her brother,
H. O. McCrelght.
Mrs. Ray Heston went to Rio Wed-
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