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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, T9I3.
DAY IN DAVENPORT
Thief Escapes From Residence-
Nativity Pictures on Billboards
The entire city of Davenport Is to be
billed with great posters, nine feet
high and 21 feet long, depicting the
birth of Christ, as the result of a de
termination upon the part of the
poster advertising interc-ts of Amer
ica to display the "Nativity" pictures
on bill boards In every city and ttrwn
of Importance In the Vnlted States.
These posters will be located at the
following boards in Daren port Ful
ton avenue and Christie street; 319
West Fourth street; corner Fourth
and Myrtle streets; 220 West Eighth
etreet; Thirteenth and Gaines streets; J
Washington and Liberty streets. In I reel of garden hose.
reaj-a 10 uie new move, inaries T.
! Davenport woman and attempted to
I enter the homes of two others, again
i put in an appearance yesterday morn
ing and once more was foiled by a
woman's Quick wit. Mrs. Morris Clt-
trailed the man to that place. City ron. 436 W. Eighth street, notified the
Detective Wm. Biebop went to Gen- f police station about noon mat a,
eseo and returned with the prisoner , strange man had knocked at her door .
acd demanded to enter the house, sne Will speak Under Auspices OI
asked him what he wanted ana tne ,
, ' stranger began to abuse her. using j
! .mfmr. Itv anil t h TfK t T ST tO
Within 10 m!nuies after the police re-1 . . " frilvillh th door. Mrs.
ceived a telephone message that burg-1 (i.ron slammed the door in the In
lars were in the residence of Ray- j truder's face. He endeavored to force
mosd C. Judd. 1513 Arlington avenue. jt ODon ajjd then ran down the street,
about 11 o'clock Thursday night the i The description of the man answers
house was surrounded by three detec-' that of the "collector" for whom the
Uvea while two others made a careful police have been hunting during the
search or tr.e interior ior me intrud
ers. The thief had entered the cellar
and in the darkness had overturned a
Obituary Record. Following a pro-
Kindt of this city, president of the
Poster Advertising association, has
made the following statement: The
poster advertising interests of Amer
ica desire to inaugurate an 'uplift
movement for the good of humanity,'
utilizing the immense pictorial appeal
of posters in a way which shall make
men better by turning their minds to
noble and inspiring thoughts. Need
Jess to say, there is no advertising of
any description coenfoctfr-d with these
beautiful pictures. The entire cost
of the posters, which are produced in
12 colors, and the cost of the space
which they will occupy, is donated
freely by the members of the Poster
Advertising association. At this sea
son of the year, above all others, it
is felt that no mora inspiring subject
tan be placed before the people than
"The Nativity." We want you to feel
that we have no ulterior motive but
that we want to contribute our mite
to the spiritual uplift of humanity. We
feel sure that bis 'old. but ever new,
story will be brought home to the
people this Christmas season with
new forte, while in addition eVen
those who do not attend divine serv
ice will be reached by this wonderful
Youthful Robbers Arrested Caught
with the goods in the act of burglar
i.ing the shilling parlor acd cigar
Hand 0f Kalodiu". 1054 West
Third street, two youthful robbers
were placed under arrest by Wm.
KnipiialH. assistant health officer.
about II o clock Thursday r,ightv The
hoys are Clifford Murm. 17. and Harry
ilunn. 13. They live at Wilkes
avenue. Mr. Kniphals on his way
home wlim he noticed a shadowy
forui dart behind a tree. Thlnklnr
that he wan about to be way- j
laid by a highwayman the health of- i
fleer approached the tree prepared for!
an attack, lie fix a saw th bov at-!
tempting to hide.
St. Louis Man Nearly Asphyxiated
Ole Johnson of St. Iui. was found
in hi room at "Z) West t'lftn tttreet
yesterday morning nearly asphyxiated,
the da jt mid- op-n and the room
filled with fuuiei of gas. It ma f-ared
the man had inhaled a sufficient quan
tity of the deadly fumes to kill him.
Medical aid mas euuunnned and
bhortly afterward Johnson resuscitat-
I U . If.
ru. i ma not turn tre gjs oa pur
' posely." he declared. "I retired early
I last Bight and m a f. cling ill. I ha v ?
t Just recovered from the effects of a
runaway accident." Johnion mill re
Divorce Petition Filed - IN. tition for
divorce on the alleiratioiiH of cruelty
mas filpd in district court by Pearl
IM'kwood ugain.st Charles Lock wood.
The Ukwo(Mli mere marri-d in
according to the petition filed by At
torney C. . Murphy and lived to
geiner umi: a r;m- months ago.
Mrs. Judd mas i0need illness of several years' dura-
alone at the time. She became j tjon Mrs. Anna Lavery, a resident of
frighttned and rushed to a neighbor's j Davenport for over 58 years, died at
house where she notified the police, j jier home. 1313 West Sixth street, at
The burglar evidently heard the com-1 ti19 aBe 0f 79 years. The aged pioneer
motion on the floor above and beat a waa born in IS 3 4 in Ireland and came
to the United States with her parents
when a child. She came to Davenport
OS years ego and has made her home
here ever since. In St. Louis, Mo.,
hasty retreat. He was nowhere to be
found when the officers arrived.
Yeomen Lodge Has Election The
new leader or Davenport lodge. o. 1 ja tne vear 1S61. she mas married to
2623, Brotherhood of American Yeo-1 Willam Lavery. the couple returning
men for the ensuing year is Elmer jto Davenport immediately after their
Bartmess, m ho waa elected at the an- I marriage. Mr. Lavery. mho mas on
nual meeting at LeClaire hall Thurs-1 0f the pioneer undertakers of "the
day night. The general result of the j county, having been in the Ann of
balloting is as follows: Foreman. El-1 Maas & Lavery for over 25 years, died
mer Bartm ess; correspondent. T. A. j 22 years ago. The survivors are a
Screenchfleld; master of ceremonies. 8on. William H. Lavery'. and two
Alfred High; chaplain. Anna Rau; daughters. Mrs. Thomas Herlehey and
overseer. Anna Wahlig; lady Rebecca, j jira. Daniel Moriarity, Jr. The funeral
Lizzie Kuehl; lady Rowena, Louise j was held this morning from the home.
High: watchman, A. Doolittle; 6enti- ! with services at o'clock at St. Mary's
DR. HERBERT TO
LECTURE AT 'V
Young People's Presbyter
SOCIAL TIME SATURDAY
Ladies and Gentlemen Friends of the
Members Invited to Gather in
Lobby for Pleasure.
nel. Charles Malosche;
Falls on Street and Breaks Arm.
While crossing the street near Third
and Ripley streets about 7:10 o'clock
yesterday, Mrs. Florence Daley, 4 IS
West Third street, became giddy and
fell to the sidewalk in front of the
Dunkar Plumbing company, sustain
ing a fractured arm. The right arm
mas broken at the elbow. She is be
ing attended by Dr. O. P. Sala and an
X-ray examination of the broken bones
mill be made.
Mysterious Collector Again Appears.
After successfully eluding the vigil
ance of the Davenport police for near
ly two m'eeks. the mysterious "collec
tor" who attacked and stabbed one
church. Burial mas made in the fam
ily lot In St. Mary's cemetery.
Charles O. Kimball. 88 years old,
died late Thursday afternoon, at a lo
cal hospital after an illness extending
oer sevtral years. The body was
taken to the O. C. Hill funeral parlors
and at 11 o'clock last evening mas
sect to Chicago for interment.
After a lingering illness of over two
years' duration George Asmus, aged
C5 years, died Thursday night at the
home. 2334 1-2 Fulton avenue. De
ceased m as born In Mecklenberg, Ger
many. Sept. 9, 1848. In April of the
settled in central Illinois. There he
resided for many years and 13 years
ago came to Davenport, since making
hia home in this city. He mas a
member of Herman Sons Lodge No. 3
VIVISECTION BLOT ON CIVILIZATION,
SAY DELEGATES AT WASHINGTON MEET
Bremen Waives Examination
Waiving preliminary e.aniinatiou and
entering a pica of guilty to a charge
of breaking and enterltig. Harry Bre
men, 22 years old. mas held to the
grand Jury by Magistrate Koddemig in
police court yoterday morning, lire
men in alleged to have ronfettxed that
he entered the Wilson pool hall ou
Brady street Thanksgiving eve. He
Hecured a quantity of tobacco and
cigars and a number of valuable pipes,
the police say. He mas placed under
arrest at Geneseo yesterday after city
detectives had run down clews that
V iiiirif iiriiwtif-rn 1 -A i'--Jli-"trjn IW niri a ui i -' IIM. L , ji
Next Monday evening Dr. L. G. Her-1
bert m ill give a lecture at the Y. M. '
C. A. This is one of the course of
entertainments given by the Young j
People's Presbyterian union, m hici i
will be brought to the Y. M. C. A. on j
Monday evening and delivered under j
Dr. Herbert comes very well rec-'
o nr. mended for this work. He is a '
man of rugged -proportions in mind j
and bod'. He has won bis may in
the world and his sympathies include
young and old, rich and poor. This
makes him a wise counselor for young :
men and young women. He is an op-1
timist of the catching kind and his j
lectures compel attention as 'well as
impart a message. Come and bear 1
him at 8:15 at the Y. M. C. A.
Social Time Saturday.
Saturday evening the big lobby will
be thrown open to the public, mem
bers and their friends for a social
time. The social committee want to
make these Saturday evening affairs
Informal, bub interesting and attract
ive, and different It is to be under
stood that the ladies are invited to
ccme also and help make the evenings
lively. The lobby mill be open tomor
row night and something will be "do
ing." The nature of the stunts will
be made known tomorrow.
Two Meetings Sunday.
There mill be two meetings on Sun
day afternoon at the Y. M. C. A. At
3 o'clock in the boys' lobby. Walter
Young will talk to boys over 15 years
of age on "An Association Man's View
of the Bible." At 4 o'clock in the
big lobby, Rev. H. W. Reed will talk
t3 men and women. There will be
special music by a ladies' quartet.
The religious work committee would
like to see the lobby full of men and
women for the meeting and the song
service which precedes the talk. These
meetings have proved delightful and
Most Remarkable Prices on Pianos
Hre Now Being dffered at .he Posi
tive CLOSING OUT SALE OF . .
AMONG WHICH IS A
(Mail in Beautiful Natural color Maho
gany case, usually sold the country all
over at $350 to $400,
Our sale price . .
And Twenty-rive Equally Good Bargains from $135 Up
WE ARE NOW TEMPORARILY LOCATED AT
119 West Second St., Davenport
Hack row: Mrs. CUnton Pkhney Farre!l Cleft) and Mrs. Florence Pell
Warinr. Front row, left to right: Mrs. Caroline . White, Mis
Lind-aMIajreby and Mrs. Robert G. IngcrsolL
The horrors of iviseetion and the cruelty of the rutbles slaughter ef
Ktiinea pigs mere vividly portrayed by epeakerK af the annual convention of
the International Anti-Vivisection and Animal Protection society, which has
Just closed in Washington.
Among the more prominent delegates at the meeting mere Mrs. Clinton
Pinchney Farrell and Mrs. Florence Pell Waring of Xem- York City; Mrs.
Caroline E. White of Pennsylvania: Miss I jnd-af-Hageby of Loudon, England,
and Mrs. Robert O. Inpersoll of New York, midow of the famous agnostic
Th third annual ball given by Wa
neta tribe of ,Red Men Wednesday
evening mas a big success. The hall
was beautifully decorated m-ith pen
nants. There were one hundred cou
ples present. The music was furnish
ed by McFate's orchestra.
Mrs. Joe Brownlee and Miss Bernice
liopp mere Aledo passengers Tuesday.
MisB L.ila Mae Nelson of Moline mas
a visitor here over Wednesday' night.
Hugh Jones, mho was hurt in the
Alden coal mine last week is slomiy
Mrs. John Garrett. Mrs. Andrew Per
kins and daughter. Lillie, and Mrs.
Thomas Dalmson were Aledo shop
The Flora DeVoss company mhich
mas here three nights the past week,
bad large crowds every, night.
Gust Sedderquist mas a I lock Island
Mrs. Henry Johnson and Mrs. Her
man Johnson mere Viola visitors the
flatter part of the meek.
Mrs. Fred Haddlck mas in Aledo
Mr. and Mrs. John Edgar of Rock
Island were visitors at the Thomas
Edgar home Sunday.
Demey Da hi hers and John Harris
met with a very painful accident Tues
day evening. The tm-o lads were cfrf
their way home and carried a carbon
light. On their way by the Coal Val
ley mine -they ran out of carbide. They
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I . .aw- r m
aWlBaeaaamlS bSaa3 eeaaaaaalla
"You Will S
when you see the appetite rj
returning, the digestion be- fci.
coming better, the liver j
working properly and the ri
bcwels regular. This means J
health. To bring about this jj
condition you should try n
It is a real saf gruard against
all ailments of the Stomach,
Liver ani Bowels and will
help you to maintain health
and strength at all times.
and also of the Modern Woodmen of
America. His widow, Mrs. Christina
Afrtnas, survives, in addition to six
children, Mrs. Mary Scheel, Mrs. Em-
ma Ftark, Mrs. Lena Cordary, Mrs.
I Louise Seeley, Mrs. Anna Larson and
j Charles Asmus and 18 grandchildren,
I all of Davenport. The funeral will be
held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon
; from the. home, with interment in Oak-
Mrs. George Strahle, C9 years eld,
residing at 1405 West Fourth street,
died Thursday evening at St. An-
, thony's hospital In Rock Isladd after
five days illness, following an oper
ation. Decedent waa born March 13,
1SS4, in Iowa City, la. She came to
Davenport several years ago with her
husband and has resided here ever
since. Besides the husband. George
Strahle. she is survived by three
daughters. Birdie, Nell and Lottie
Strahle. all at home. The funeral will
be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon
! from the home, m 1th interment in
Fairmount cemetery. Services will be j
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farmers and folks mho want to know
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DON'T r AIL TO TRY A BOTTLE
j Croup Is most prevale&t durrag the
! dry cold weather of the early m ister
i months. Parents of youns children
shorld be prepared f"r It. AH that la
needed is a boti'e of Chamberlain'
Cough Reiredy. Many mothers aie
never without it in their homes an i It
tai never c isappointed ihem. Sold by
all druggists.--(Aay )
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All the nets
all the time The
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betora Too receive any b.neflt crtie doe is esu
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remedy shmuid restore anyone so aifl-cted to
rood health. Mayr'm Womdmrfal Stomach
ttutmmdy has been taen by mar y thousands f
people throachout the land. It fcas brought
AeA and siphmu to so il erers ho had des
paired of ever being; restored and who now pro
claim it a Womierfai Kemedy and are org.nt
others sbo may be sarlerinar with Stomach.
Limmr and Imtcmtimml Aiimonta to try it- Mind
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different than most medicines tiiat are put on
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dose wiU amase and the benerjt are entirely
natural, as it acts on the source and foundation
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and anil hifhly craise it a thorn-and of othen
are constantly lmns. riend for booklet on
S-omach Ailments to fieo. H. Mjvr. Mix
Chcnut. 1W-J56 W hi tin fe: Cbicaao. 1.1.
For sal n Hoc Island bv the Rail
Cross Pharmacy. F". O CI Walker. ch-m.
1 1st. Fourth avenue and Twentieth
' street. lAdv.
found an old can which at one time
contained carbide and thinking they
could get enough from it to fill their
lamp, one of the boys removed the
lid and stuck the lamp in the can.
This resulted in an explosion. Both
boys were badly burned about the
face, the Harris boy being the more
badly injured. Their hair was burned
and It mas at first thought the Harris
boy would lose his sight. He was tak
en to an eye specialist who saved hts
sight. They are getting along nicely.
Dode Hailstone was a Gilchrist pas
Mrs. C. JM. Murrell mas a Rock Is
land shopper Saturday.
Joe Wild was in- Aledo on business
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Linburg mere
Viola visitors the past week.
The cells arrived for the new jail
the past m-eek and have already been
Mrs. Charles Gobart was in Aledo
Among Rock Island passengers Sat
urday were Dode Scott, Caleb Purris,
Joseph Johnson, Hugh Gorman and
Otto Pearson has accepted a posi
tion in the Whan store at Boden.
Mr. and Mrs. Miller Lewis and fam
ily mere Rock island visitors Sunday.
Vance Kauzlarich, who has con
ducted a meat market here for the
past year, has sold his establishment
to Charles Klrchman. Mr. Kauzlarich
will now have charge of the Croation
meat market, formerly conducted by
Father McKinney of Viola held ser
vices iu the old school building Sun
day. Joe. Rome was a Sherrard visitor
Miss Mary Mehull was in Davenport
Monday to see her brother who is i:i
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Sherrard and
Mrs. John Law son mere Hock Island
Joe Wild and Frank Moline were in
."'o on business Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Moline and
daughter mere Rock Island visitors
Miss En? ma Knott mas a Gilchrist
John Boden haB had his picture ma
chine installed in his uew building
which has just been completed. He
gave his firBt show there Monday even
ing. Mrs. Thomas Olfield, Mrs. Frea
Schroder and Mrs. William Caddy
were Rock Island shoppers Tuesday.
Mrs. Ed McArdle and Mrs. Nell Mc
Gcnigle were Aledo passengers Monday.
Miss Etta Snell or Sherrard is vis
iting at the Frank ."oline home.
Mrs. A. R. Stein and son, Ralph,
were Chicago visitors the past week.
Miss Ellen Chilin of Cable was a
visitor her over Monday night.
Herman Zude was in Aledo on busi
Elda Roseen of Sherrard visfted
her brother, Arthur, here the past
Washington Rear Admiral Thomas
Benton Howard, president of the naval
examining and retiring board, mas as
signed by Secretary Daniels to com
mand the Asiatic fleet, succeeding
Rear Admiral Reginald F. Nicholson,
who mill come to Washington Feb. 15
for duty wit lithe naval general board.
The Long Distance telephone is
an indispensable aid to the sub
Before this service, was available the sub
urban resident often had trouble getting
good theatre seats and restaurant reser
vations in the city.
The Long Distance Telephone Service solves
the problem and gives the man in the country
an equal chance with the man in the 'city.
Theatres and restaurants now give careful atten
tion to advance orders that come in by telephone
Use the Long Distance Lines
Central Union Telephone Company
A. J. Bevcrlin, District Commercial Manager
To Find Your Collar Button,
nere are two sure ways to Hod a
collar button that has dropped on the
floor and rolled away where you can't
Rule 1. Walk around the room In
your bare feet Tou will soon find the
collar button embedded In your beel.
Rule 2. Put on n pair of heavy boots
und walk around the room. You will
soon step on the collar button and
masb It flat- Cincinnati Enquirer.
Half an hour after Mrs. Richly had
given ber new maid an order she be
came nneasy and went to Invetignte.
-Well. Mary, what bits detained yoa?
Have you found my Kents. nm requeu
ed?" "Lor", mum." Mary apologized.
-I was Sunt corn in back to ask what !
A Fair Proposition.
The manufacturers of Meritol Rheu
matism Powders have ao much con
fidence in this preparation that they
authorize us to sell them to you on a
positive guarantee to give you relief
in all cases of Rheumatism or refund
your money. This is certainly a fair
proposition. Let us show them to
you. H. O. Rolf, exclusive agency.
Rock Inland, I1L (Adv.;
Are you sometimes " put to it
to provide the ready cash for
the JOYOUS SEASON?
Do you sometimes have to have the tfoods
; Avoid It All
Join Our Christmas Club
Every member of the family may join, and
by depositing a few cents weekly,
5c, 2c, lc or more
PROVIDE TIIIS CIIKISTMAS MONEY
Any member of the family may deposit for all,
each will have a separate account
Our circulars and advertisements
tell you all about the PLAN
m OR YOU MAY CALL AT THE BANK
Rock Island Savings Bank c.
Corner 18th street
nd Third Avenue.