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THE ROCK ISlXD ARGUS, WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 2C, 1914.
MOLINE'S SECTION O
THIEF IS FOILED
BY GENESEO MAN
Burglars Secure Valuables
Emil Onta Home
Burglars hare been operating in
Genesco for the past week, according
to report received In tills city today,
acd hare entered two places, the Kmil
Onta homo in the east end and the
Zimmerman furniture store. In the
former place they managed to Ret away
with k-welrv and other articles, the
total vaiue of which will reach about;
At the Zimmerman tTe. however,1
nsr rvbb-r was f,i!t !. iie managed to
Iirr:i'.t the wir.dow i-.r.il fret inside, but
Vi ::in:i;-;e:i.-t" arid an employe were
in r.- r--.-.r ur.kz.own to tha
Kiij.r.li' l, :.C. ani cave chase. He
cr.pturcd. iftrr an exciting race,
ir. an alley nt-i-r Cic :-u-rt.
W..ij :.;e iiiar.am-r of the London
fThe oldest of these three papers is
dated May 2. 1S15, and was published
at Portsmouth, N. H. It was a weekly
paper known as The Gasette, contain
ing a number of official advertisements
and notices from the government. The
second oldest paper was a New York
Tribune of April 3. 1S41. and contains
at ! an Account of the death of President
William Henry Harrison.
The third paper is the New York
Herald, and is dated in the April of
1S65. It contains the story of the as
sassination of President Lincoln.
EAST MOLINE MAY
HAVE NEW SCHOOL
j- Crowds Remove Mourning From Strassburg Monument
Board of Education Would Erect
$40,000 Structure in
The Kast Moline school board an
nounces that an immediate effort is
to be made to bring about the erection
j of a new school buildiDg for that city
v, i.Uti was playing in j in the shop addition. The proposed
d:ty. agreed to hire the: new building will cost $10,000.
man and taKo him out of town.
authorUifb let liini go.
SIDNEY LONG IS
OUT OF DANGER
the It will be necessary to secure the
signatures of at least 200 legal voters
of Last ?.Io!ine in order to bring the
matter to a vote. A special election
will then be held and the vote taken
i as to whether or not the city shall
tissue bonds to the extent of $40,000.
! This amount will buy the site and
'erect the structure complete.
Colored Man Shot Through the j SALOONKEEPER FINED
Groin in Fracas Will Live. FOR SUNDAY SELLING
Says Physician. i
i r iajAi vji I iviui -T'llltl, ri r iir lur
of a saloon at Railroad avenue,
who is charged with the illegal sale
oi intoxicating liquors on Sunday, was
held late yesterday afternoon in po
lice court before Magistrate Frank
Gustafson. Smet pleading guilty and
paying a fine of $100 and costs. Modest
De VVulf. proprietor of a saloon at
1601 Second avenue, facing a similar
charge, will fight his case and has
retained attorneys. His hearing is set
for next Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 1.
f fc3?W. r
V 4' u.- FA
Announcement made today by Dr.
A. T. Leipold. physician caring for
Sidney Long, tne colored man who
was shot through the groin in a pool
hall fiKht a few days ago. Is to the
ffect that the injured man has passed
the danger mark and will survive the
ordeal. Both Long and Clifford Hardin
were shot when Bell Xewsome became
angry during the course of a wordy
argument and drew a revolver. He
shot twice at Hardin, one of the bul
lets taking effect and lodging In the
pool hall proprietor's shoulder, while
the other missed its mark and passed
through Long's groin. Hardin was
not seriously injured, though he fs
forced to wear his arm in a sling. All
three men are colored.
When arraigned in police court on
the charge. Newsome was bound to
the next grand jury under bonds of
. $10,000. which he was unable to furnish.
Mrs. Rose Salisbury Returns
rrom St. Charles With
MOLINE UNDERTAKERS TO
ATTEND RUNGE FUNERAL
Moline undertakers are planning to
attend the funeral of Ixiiis Runge in
Davenport tomorrow afternoon. The
deceased was the junior member of
the firm of Runge & Son. and an auto
mobile funeral, the first ever held ir
Davenport, is to convey the remains
to the cemetery.
Mrs. Rose Salisbury. Moline police
matron, returned to this city today fol
lowing an inspection trip to the St.
Charles school for wayward boys, and
gives an enthusiastic report of tiie
work which Is being done at the insti
tution. She brings with her a copy
of a monthly publication written, is
sued and printed by apprentices in the
printing department at the school, and
It is Indeed an excellent paper, consid
ering the conditions under which it is
published. It contains a number of In
teresting articles, each iEsun pertain
ing to the various departments and
written by boys who act as news gath
erers from the department. Instruc
tors and social workers at the school
aliM furnish articles, and there are
ttories and anecdotes by young au
thors at the institution. Some 600
boys are now attending the school.
BILLY SULLIVAN WILL
UMPIRE CONTEST HERE
Billy Sullivan, celebrated catcher of
the Chicago American league team,
has accepted an invitation to umpire
a pout-season game, to be played in
the .Moline Factory Baseball league,
providing the results of next Satur
day's games leave the Marseilles and
Y-lies tied for first place. This game
'will he for the pennant and it is
thought that an enormous crowd will
If the pennant is decided next Satur
day and there is no tie for the bag,
the winners of the buntir.tr will meet
an all-star nine sHfM-ted from the oth
er teams. In either case Billy Sullivan
EAST M0LINER INJURED
AT MARENGO, IS REPORT
Word has reached East Moline rela
tives of Earl Cox, a fireman on the
Rock Island lines, regarding series in
juries whic h he sustained at Marengo,
Iowa, yesterday afternoon. He was
handling the spout from the water
tank in supplying the engine, when
he slipped and fell into the empty
tank. Three ribs were broken, he was
badly bruised, and his back was
wrenched. The injuries are rejorted
as serious but not fatal.
(c) Underwood & Underwood.
Singing and Cheering Crowds in Front of the Strassburg Statue in Paris.
This picture was taken In Paris about ten days ago, when French victories were being reported In Alsace-Lorraine.
Paris crowds went wild when the French army captured Muelhausen, and the mourning drap
ery, which had darkened the statute ever since the French lost Alsace in 1S70, was taken down. Since the picture
was taken the French have been obliged to retire from Alsace, and there are no more cheering crowds about
the Strassburg monument.
cream social on the 8. P. Cosner lawn
Friday night netted them a neat sum.
James Waters of the Dubunu Cas
ket company was a Watertown busi
ness caller Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Heamer of
East Moline spent Sunday at the home
of Mrs. Ida Crippen.
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Allen and chil-
! dren spent Sunday in East Moline at
the Joe Marlanri home.
Mrs. Deems entertained her mother
from Cleveland Saturday and Sunday.
John Lyons spent Sunday with his
family, returning Monday to Dixon,
where he is working.
John Poston of Moline spent Monday
at the home of his sister, Mrs. R. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wells visited Sun
day in Moline at the home of M. B.
Hunter, a brother of tho latter. They
also were callers at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Poston.
The Methodist Aid society met Wed
nesday at the church and tied com
forts. They are preparing for their
annual fair, which will be sometime in
Philip Pearsall of Port Byron was a
Watertown visitor Monday.
WRITERS ON WAR
HAVE NO CHANCE
Each Country Will Give Out
Just What It Pleases of
Actual War Happenings.
OLMSTED AND BUTLER
RELEASED; BEATTY HELD
Carl Olmstead and Glen Butler,
charged with being accomplices of
Herbert Beatty. the automobile thief,
have been released at Peoria, following
the return of Beatty rrom Council
Bluffs, Iowa, where he was arrested.
Beatty's assertion that neither of the
two Moline boys knew that he had
stolen the cars prompted Peoria offi
cials to free the supposed accomplices.
Beatty is being held pending arraign
ment on the charges of larcenv.
SILVIS MAN IS INJURED
Charles Van Norman Hurt in Accident
at Icing Station.
Charles Van Norman of Silvis was
painfully injured in an accident at the
Icing station, the ligaments in the
shoulder being torn, and he suffered
bruises of a minor nature about the
head and body. A huge cake of Ice
f II. pinning his arm beneath It and
he was removed to the Moline city hospital.
War correspondents have become an
extinct race of mortals. No more Bull
Run Russells to paint false pictures
for foreign sympathizers! No more
Archibald Forbes to ride hundreds of
miles with the first and true story of a
score of battles! Aew times nave
made new conditions, and these new
conditions of war eliminate the old
time war correspondent, says the
It would have been easy for a cor
respondent to follow young Bona
parte's army on its first bewildering
campaign in Italy. All the operations
of an army of 30,000 men when there
were no railroads were confined to a
So it was an easy thing even at
Shiloh for a wide-awake reporter to
see what was going on. To begin with,
in former times the range of guns was
very short. The naked eye could see
all that was going on at Gettysburg on
Bunker Hill was within easy eye
range of hundreds of spectators, who
could watch in perfect safety.
A newspaper reporter, like a soldier,
could get close to the foe, he could see
what occurred, he could write about
It at leisure and then send his article
Today all circumstances of war are
different. Armies are far greater.
Scope of operations cover scores of
miles. Long-range guns make it im
possible almost for one army to get
near enough to another to see it.
But much more important still Is the
fact that the telegraph lines at the
scene of a battle are inevitably in pos
session of the contending armies. No
civilian can get a chance, even if he
saw a battle intimately enough to tell
what was going on, to send any report
of it by wire.
The military authorities wouldn't
telegraph station not under military
A wire even under such advantag
eous conditions would not be certain,
for every land now censors dispatches
to suit itself. His story at best would
be a mere driblet and a weak frag
ment. No foreign country knows even yet
just what happened at Mukden. Neither
the Japanese nor the Russians would
permit any writers near the scene.
Besides that, no correspondent could
of himself possibly know what was go
ing over a territory, so very many
miles in extent.
Picture a battle between Austrians
and Russians on Austrian territory-
Not a line would any reporter be al
lowed to send by wire over Austrian
territory, provided the Russians won.
Nor would Rusisa permit any dis
patches except of the most meager
Thus each country will make up its
own war news. It will send out only
what it desires the world to know. Re
ports will be distorted to suit one side
or the other, salient facts will not be
The general commanding an army is
the only person in a position to write
a true report of wha occurs in a bat
tle. All his subordinate officers make
constant reports to him of exactly
Were a correspondent permitted
each night to read these reports he
could frame up a fine story of a cam
paign. But the general will not be so
On the contrary, he will make a re
port to the war ollice and the war of
fice will publish to the world just so
much of the bald, bare facts as it may
deem advisable. No war ofTice will
ssue any report disadvantageous to
Thus at St. Petersburg will come
KEEPS TRACK OF
THE ARMY WORM
Former Penitentiary Warden
Discusses Crime and Re
formation. J. K. Codding, assistant attorney
general of Kansas and former warden
of the Kansas state penitentiary
speaking before, a large crowd at th
closing day of the Port Byron annual
Chautauqua, declared that more bot
enter upon criminal careers and 4
up in prison as tne direct result 0f
disobedience and Idleness, than f0
any o'.her reason. The subject of Mr.
Codding's address was, "Shall We Pub!
ish or Reform Criminals?"
The speaker told of one man in hii
experience who had been sentenced
to the penitentiary for perjury at the
age of 08 years. This man had had
no chance during his life, having been
the son of a drunkard and brought up
to associate with criminals. But h
'.was reformed anrf hprami a 1 i
Mrs Snow spent the week-end !n jest man being restored tQ
Rock Island at the H. S Rose home. numanity. ..But the main ,nt a
Mi Ruth Johnson of Moline was aj incident.. declared the speaker "I
Sunday visitor at the home of Mies ; that . .ere unah!. t. ,,.. ' '
Iola Ausbrook. ' ..... Ki,m ,u '
of this man. If we could get at the
cause of crime instead of at the result,
a great good could be accomplished.
If we clean up the places which breed
crime and criminals, the world will ba
better and I believe that the time it
coming when , this will be done."
The Imperial English bell ringers
furnished the music the last day of
the Chautauqua, and it closed, the most
successful in the history of Port
Byron, both financially and from the
standpoint of good entertainment
Government Entomologists Try
ing to Learn of Insect's
Kveryone interested in the destruc
tion of the army worm pest is being
requested by the United States de
partment of agriculture to look out
for army-worm moths with one aritfi-cially-colored
wing. The department's
entomologist are catching army-worm
moths where tney are plentiful, col
oring one wing of each, and then lib
erating them in the same territory, so
that they may determine whether
these moths fly directly west, or north,
and how quickly and far they will
spread. A better knowledge of the,
habits of this pest should enable the
department to control its spread. No
moths are to be let loose where their
liberation could possibly add to the
The moths are showing themselves
in Virginia and Maryland, and the de
partment's agents are catching speci
mens at Portsmouth ana Charlottes
ville in Virginia, and Hagerstown in
Maryland. The agents at Portsmouth
are applying a red stain to one wing
of each specimen caught; those at
Charlottesville a black or yellow stain;
and those at Hagerstown a violet col
or. Then the moths are left to follow
the natural course they would have
"Look for the army-worm moth with
a colored wing during the coming
mnnth thft ripnnrtmpnt's hnrpaiv or
Russian victories, from Berlin German! advisine its azent east
victories, from Vienna Austrian vie-!-.- , ,
tories. Correspondents will be kept
Mr. Johnson of Moline was a busi
ness caller here Saturday.
Mrs. William Feaster returned to
her home at York, Neb., Saturday,
after a three months' stay here among
Mr. Gum has moved his family from
the McNeal tenement house on Third
street to East Moline.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Aulson entertained
out-of-town friends over Sunday.
Miss Nellie Lyon returned home Sat
urday evening from a week's visit in
Mrs. R. C. Sell and children spent
Sunday in Moline at the home of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Poston.
Walter Scott was taken suddenly ill
Saturday afternoon and was brought
home. However, he soon rallied and is
Miss Winnie Wells spent Sunday in
Moline at the home of an aunt, Mrs.
W. M. Hunter.
Fred Proctor of Canton is spending
the week at the home of his sister,
Mrs. Emmerson Tabor.
Dr. and Mrs. Ellingsworth are enter
taining friends from out of town.
Mrs. Ray Skinner of East Moline
spent Sunday at the Humberstone.
Mrs. E. H. Wilson and daughter
Louisa of Rochester, Ind., who were
visiting at the home of the former's
sister, Mrs. Charles Nelson, returned
to their home Tuesday.
Miss Myrtle Hartung of Champaign,
111., and Miss Bertha Shultz of Carbon
Cliff spent Tuesday with their aunt,
Mrs. C. Nelson.
Miss Mary Lewis spent Saturday in
Davenport with her mother.
Mrs. W. M. Hodges of East Moline
spent Saturday at the home of Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Warren and the
latter's mother were Sunday visitors
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Miles.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Woolenzein and
Mr. and Mrs. G. WHey visited Sunday
at Green River.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Driggs spent
Sunday in Moline at the home of their
son William and family.
Mrs. Jennie Becker of Moline spent
Friday at the home of Mrs. Frances
Miss Eva Overly has resigned ner
position at the hospital and returned
to her home in St. Louis.
Mrs. William Parker spent the week
end with her 6ister at Port Byron.
Miss Myra Brimmer of Moline spent
Friday with her aunt, Mrs. Charles
Gus Denny of McLainsboro is visit
ing here with his sister, Mrs. F. Allen.
W. M. Parker is ill at his home.
Mrs. C. O. Arenschield left Sunday
morning for Chicago, where she will
join Mrs. A. V. Abraham, who has
been spending the past month in Mich
igan. W. T. Brennan of the hospital left
Saturday for his home in Madison,
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Farber and son
Alvin and Ed Filmer and nieces, Lena
and Marie Hutton of East Moline,
spent Sunday at the "William Parker
Mr. and Mrs. Wood and children at
tended a family reunion, at the home
of the former's parents in Rock Island
Florence Axelson is enjoying a two
weeks' vacation from her duties at the
Central Union .telephone office in East
By packing finely powdered silt
around a candle wick it can be made
to burn slowly and last many hours.
news all the time Tn
far to the rear. Indeed, the correspon
dents in London. Paris, Berlin. Vienna
and St. Petersburg will be the real
war correspondents. They will get the
news and more news than anybody
else and they wi'l get it from the war
offices, but not from battlefields.
War correpondents lost their jobs
aftriF 1 w KninlIi. miHinn war
V L . a corresponaent to , Th thpa f,v.irmcj OVPr ClJDa an(,
b"" a. name. lie couiu at raosi only see
a small part of it. Then he would be
compelled to ride through a w-ar-con-trolled
country hundreds of miles to a
of the Mississippi. Any one observing
a marked specimen will aid in the j
campaign by reporting the fact to the
bureau of entomology, Washington, D. j
C. When its presence has been noted, '
the moth should be destroyed.
The wings of the army-worm moth.i
when outspread, measures about IVi
inches from tip to tip. The body is
about half this length. The general
shape of the moth with its w ings out-
HUERTA SEEMS TO BE ILL
OLD NEWSPAPERS ARE
HEIRLOOMS IN FAMILY
Dr. F. H. Gardner ta the owner of
-faree Interesting old-time newspapers.
YOUNG & M'COMBS )
Spent Most of Four Days
Room On Way to Spain.
London. Aug. 26. Victor'anrj Huer
ta, i:ntil recently president of the re
public of Mexico, accompanied by the
members of bis party, slipped quietly
out of his hotel in London yesterday
and took a train for Bristol, where
he will embark to Spain. The general,
who arrived here Aug. 16, has spent
most of the last four days in his room.
He appeared on the street for the first
time yesterday when he got into a tax
lcab to go to the railroad station. His
appearance was that of one ill.
they sont whnt thrv desired, provided I spread Is triangular. The moths will:
they could get their reports carried to! hover about the lights in the evening.
Kov West ' O" farms they will be found on the '
But wireless trlngranhv. aeroplanes. 1 outside or screens and aoors at nignt.
strict censorsh:n over all telegraph' 1 uv i"uuu) ""ncu m
lines, the enormous extent of military
operations when armies move by
trains, the fear of countries to hp.ve tin-
On dark, hot, close;
as precede thunder
w ill probably be espe-1
pleasant untruths to'd about their fail-f cially noticeable.
ures in battle these make It impos-j The army-worm pest has caused ccn
sible for anybody tortay to do what a I siderable damage to the crops and
An Easy And A Hard
Do Most Everything
There has been almost complete ces
sation of orders in the dressmaking,
millinery, artificial flower, lace and
embroidery and related industries,
which under ordinary circumstances
employ over 4 per cent or the laborers
of France. It is hoped that American
orders will continue. Many of the lar
ger dressmaking establishments are
giving work to their staffs In the mak
ing of plain hospital garments for the
wounded. This is done at their own
RESINOL OINTMENT and Reiinol
Soap are absolutely free from any
thing of a hi rill or injurious nature, and
can therefore be used with con6dencc in
the treatment cf babies' skin troubles
eczema, teething rash, chafing!, etc
They atop itching instantly and speedily
heal even severe and stubborn eruptions.
Durtors have prescribed Resinol for tl:e
past nineteen years.
ftainnl Boap aivt Reaiaol Ointmrat ar anM
i r il dnuiuu. For tnal m of mcJ, wnla to
liMoul. Lx-H. K. balluaora. Md.
dozn brilliant young men did during j
our civil vn- in the v?y of wiring pic-j
tures of great batt!o?.
So anxious were RuFsIa end Japan i
during their recent war to keep all:
secrets away from the world that they
lawns this summer throughout the
northern United States east of the Mis
sissippi. The worms are only now dis
appearing in northern Maine and Mich
igan, which were probably hatched
from the eggs of moths migrating from
would not even permit foreign mi'.i-! more HOiithern nnrtinnn of the conntrv
tary obrtervers to see what .rs going i with the additional knowledce that
on. Japan, especially, l;?rt the for-! this experiment will give, the depart-j
eign officers far to the rear of the big: ment hopes to control the spread of I
work. j i,fi nest more comnltelv in coining I
No American officer ever hnd a finer i years.
opportunity to see things in a foreign
man uenerni Miorman. lie
war man i.enerai isnerman. He ac.
eompanied King William's own head
quarters through that memorable
Franco-Prussian campaign and was
with Bismarck day and night.
In his own story. "Little Phil," re
lates how Bismarck drank a couple of
bottles of brandy one night. The Ger
man statesman was an enormous eater
and he could swallow a quart of beer
at a single draught.
Remarriage Is more prevalent among
widows than widowers.
Charlie Scott returned
from a several weeks' stay
Friends and neighbors of Mrs. Aman
da Allsbrow to the number of 4 gath
ered at her home Thursday and gave
her a complete Burpirse. They car
ried lunch and presented Mrs. Allsbrow
with a beautiful gold thimble.
The Methodist Aid society's Ice
Xow days when time and energy is money it be
hooves every one to make every minute ccunt most.
Tli ere fore
SFrantz-Premier Electric Cleaner
means so much in the modern home where every
minute is ut to some good use.
The Frantz not only saves time but saves the
best of the household from dust and dirt that a
broom stirs up.
Let us demonstrate the economy of this mighty
2.".00 full set of attachments, $7.50.
Tri-City Electric Supply Co.
119 East Fourth St.