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THE HOCK ISLAND ANGUS, THURSDAY. OCTOBER 8, 1014.
OPENS IN MOLINE
J GUNNER DOUGHTERY,
HERO OF THE WAR
Death Reaps Grim Harvest On European Battlefields
TO SECURE FUNDS
Belgian Relief Committee t0
Solicit in City for War
Building and Loan Association
Men of Illinois Gather
in Plow City.
... . r
A BIG MEETING TONIGHT
Public Asked to Attend Special Ses
sion at Commercial Club Rooms
The 35th annual convention of the
Illinois Builling league began this
morning in the rooms of the Moline
Commercial club at 10 o'clock, the
meeting opening with an address
of welcome by Mayor M. It, Carlson.
There were a laree number of dele
gates present this morning and follow
ing the address of welcome the follow.
Ir.g pro pram was carried out:
Response M. D. Rider. Chicago,
president of state league.
Report of coramitire on credentials.
Reading and adopting minutes of the
34th annual meeting.
President's address M. D. Rider,
Secretary' report B. G. Vasen.
Treasurer's report Lake V. San
Finance committee's report John L. ;
Report of law committee Charles
Report of executive committee
Samuel Ow-Ings. chairman. Mattoon.
Report of committee on publicity
Terry Simmons, chairman. Marseilles.
The Afternoon Program.
li '1. '
When tho history of tho war 13
written. Albert Dougherty, the chiei
gunner of H. M. S. Cresry will be ea-
; rolled with names of Great Bntinn's
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c-r. -Lrr Ke- r v
Tarls. Oct- 8. The almost Indescrib-f scrlptlons becoming public and mak-
abl horror of the battlefield is sue-'In e whole world shudder that the
gested by a correspondent who follow
ed In the wake of the armies aa they
drew away from Tarls. Newspaper
men are rigorously excluded from the
region where fighting Is or has recent
ly been going on. But this particular
correspondent was invited by a Red
Cross surgeon to accompany him on
a visit to the theatre of activities.
"The most awful carnage in the
national heroes. It was during the
marine "C 9" anrl the British cruisers ! wo,;ld'3 distor-v has 8trwn the battle
in t!ie Xcrth Se?., when three of the
latter were sent to the bottom, that
Dougherty sent the shot rom the Cres-
i sy which sent one of the German sub-
After lunch the delegates asain
gathered at the Commercial club
rooms, the ireeting beginning at 2
o'clock with the following program:
Appointment of committees on dis-
tribution. resolutions, new business, tjon-
good of the league.
Report of members of the advisory
Report of the United States league
Introduction and reading of resolu
tions and references to the proper
committees and bringing to the atten
tion of the meeting any matter desired
to be taken up during the n'-r-eting.
Introduction ot new Dusiness. : m
P.eports of committee on diatribu- v
n.arincs to the bottom. During the
1 encounter he paw the three cruisers go
i down, tiie Aboukir after being struck
I going down like a water soaked log.
region east and northeast of Paris
with countless thousands of rotting
French. English and German corpses
and disemboweled carcasses of
horses," the correspondent writes.
"During an automobile tour I have
just made of the vast battlefield be-
G. TTambrock, Chicago, 111.
Address. "The Governmental Atti
tude Towards far? Building and Loan
Association in the United States"
Henry S. Rosenthal, editor and pub
lisher of the American Building Asso
ciation News. Cfneinnati.
Address William C. Sheppard,
Giar.d Rapids. Mich.
tlc". , .. . . . Tuesdav afternoon the home of Mrs.
Address. "Twenty-Five ears t,xpe- ;
ritn'-e in Building and lan Associa- Edward l.elling was the scene of a
tions" V-'ilJiani C. Sheppard. (.rand very rleasant social gathering it being
Rapids. Mich. ; the cccasio.i of the regular semi
French military chiefs bo rigorously
exclude war correspondents from the
"At an amazingly short distance
from Paris, six days after the fight
ing, bodies are piled on the roadside,
in heaps, at the side of which stands
a soldier with bayonet fixed. Further
out bodies lie to all conceivable posi
tions in ditches and fields.
"The air of these fields Is over
powering. The dead are being burled
as hastily as possible, but the battle
carnage is so terrific it is impossible
to keep time with "the continuous
"Near Compiegne I saw pickets
feverishly . packing their comrades'
bodies beneath the ground. Packing
tween Marne and the Aisne I have ! Is the only word for it. Trenches
seen evidences of the pitiless char- j 150 yards long are dug ia meadows,
acter of modern warfare far more The bodies, each resting on its side.
see In the fields are streaks of fresh
earth, each one meaning 300 bodies
more or less.
"How appalling has been the toll
of guns last week is vividly shown
by the immense number of
ghastly slashes in soil to be seen
within two or three hours' automo
bile run of Paris
the distinction made between the dead
and "missing." Names not answering
to roll call after each day's battle are
accounted for as missing, unless the
name and number has turned up in
the"se ! some of the field hospitals.
"Familiarity with these acres and
acres of common graves along the
beautiful valleys of the Marne. the
The grave diggers make a long i Oise and the Aisne soon breeds in
difference. After traveling for miles
along roads literally lined with
bodies many still in positions occu
pied at the time death overtook them
one begins to grow callous. Not
only men, but women,-' even society
women, acting as nurses, become in
ured, and when firing ceases grope
among heaps of bodies for wounded
"While many of the wounds are
ditch, in the middle of the meadow,
then collect all the dead soldiers ly
ing within 200 or 300 yards, then
move 400 or 500 yards away, making
a new ditch. Each long ditch there
fore contains those killed within a cir
cle radiating from 300 to 400 yards
from the common grave.
"The only ' " preparation of ' the
bodies for the grave was to remove
the little tag containing a number
The Belgian rrli'-f f.jnd commit
Gaston Voys, Jo?. Vrn Lancker a3d
Phil Lioen, appointwl by the Moling
Federation of Belgian societies ij.
completed all arrftm.rrr.r'i tor eo!e.
tion of contributions towards tl.e to
and several teams started work Uxfcj
Gaston Veys, A. C Vender Ventrt
1 Peter Meersman.
O. Bauvens, Ser. Ie Brounrer, Ed.
Ed Andrie.s, R. Defuster, Aunst
Naz, De Langhe, Ed. Staes, A!f. Van.
. Phil Linen. Peter Meer.sman, Ka
Julius ' Blancke, Ed Coryn.
Mrs. Joe Van Eancker, Mrs. H.rl
Huyvaert, Mrs. Ten Van Hecfce, M:t
Frank Stuyvaert, Eli Meersman, Jo
seph De Bisschop.
PER CAPITA LOSS
IN MOLINE S1.39
This Mark Is Lower Than the
Average From Fire in
appalling than the most morbid
Imagination couid picture.
"So unspeakably horrible is the
scene that it is probably principally
with the object of preventing de-
are then tightly packed like sardines
throughout the length. Above them
are placed another row of corpses
laid on their backs. The trenches
are then covered in. All passersby
worn around the neck of each sol- j too ghastly for description thousands
dier. These are collected together
and sent to the headquarters of each
brigade every day.
"The dead soldier is only a num
ber, but his name is thus ascertained,
and in the official report's of casualties
of Germans are found lifeless, bear
ing no flesh wounds, still leaning in
trenches with rifles at shoulders.
Death in such cases is caused by the
deadly gases emitted by melinite
monthly meeting of the Reading and
Address. "The Duties of a Building
, . . , T, . - ( re .scent Embroidery club.
and Lean association. Galesburir. i program preceded some time spent in
Address. "Why the United States : embroidery w ork and general sociubil
ard State Leagues Should Maintain ' ity. A delicious luiuhi ou was served
Publicity Bureaus" M. D. Rider, pres- j by the hostess.
Ident, Chicago. I jlr. i-nd Mrs. Mark Hill ere tlic par-
Big Meeting Tonight. fc"ts a daughter, their first child.
, . . ! I ri-u Ball an.: f; n wtie p.i: a
The big meeting of tne convention , yr au, Mrs kuurnDg oi
will be held tonight at the clun rooms . j lll:nau jjj
ana win dp open to ine puinic. every, i
une im-ru ... r "----... Ul;a ,j,e Crescent Riiding
in city anu ruin mum lj. rpijiiMj
CALLED BY DEATH
President of Williams, White &
Co. Succumbs After a
ACTIVE IN LOCAL AFFAIRS
Formerly Served as State Senator and
President of School Board
Came From Ger.eseo.
I lirniili rv In 1. :it t!i. in
Harry A. AInsworth, president of
Williams, White & Co. of this city.
and of tho Moline Trust & Savings
, , . .uua.n, vin u auto uiutai.ai utiui 11 u in I
". ,.1S,. ",T. y4 o'clock at his home. Wawona. on the
?d Ball will tur- , , . . . ...... .
TIZ" FOR TIRED
E, ACHING FEE
. , ... ... .' brow of tiie bluff west of Sixth street.
Need of Coopera-:" "' t'leprOKr:im 'tlcU W,!I of For the past year Mr. AInsworth had
j , , , I been ailing in health, and for six i
...v months ho has been confined closely
j the scene of a very pleasant surprise tQ njs C(
party Saturday afternoon it being the AInsworth was born in Wil-
occa,ion of her hfty-eighth birthday li;lm.stown Yt- Se 2S the son
:ann,v.-rs.ry. After an elaborate ,u of Mr , Mrg c Ahl8Worth. Qn
per had been served she was presented . . Rjde. . waj, . ,,
The electricians of Silvia
Ah! wl.at relief. Xo more tird fot;
no more burning ft, swollen, bad Bn: ll-
ing. sweaty f-t. Xo more pain in corns
J English descent .and Mr. Ainsworth
gave a i, . . .r. m ; . ; . i.
c w V 1 .1 , uau.i; a 1 1UUJ C'CU1 .L. lUI.lir B
mother country as his ancestors. In
I h in T" -1 11 1; i 1 ir 1 Ii ii iiltv tnonn aha n 4
A baby girl has arrived at the home '""r"" "7 "I :...." " ' .."' "
I """iv jiiwiiiiuriji OUU UUIO VlllAe.lS.
calioue or bunions.
ails your feet
jr what under
the sun you've
just u-e "TIZ."
out all the poi
tions wLich puff
cp t!ie feet;
"TIZ" in mag
ical; -TIZ" is
prand ; "TIZ"
will cure your
foot trouble so
;of Mr. and Mrs. T. Wilder.
Dr. Hanson returned borne fron a
j visit at Fulton with relatives Mona'ly.
) Mr6. Itouert C. Watkinu is visiting
: relatives in West Virginia.
Mrs. Xavin of Spring Valley visited
: he r son John and grandson Bernard
j Thomas, Tuesday.
I lie taKles win give a dance at the
'Eagles' hall next Monday evening.
I'rofossor Justin M. Washburn li'is
purchased the house on Thirteenth
street, formerly owned by Willia.n
Uaiuley and will take possession of Ilia
property next week.
Tho seventh grade defeat the sixth
grade 8 to 3 in a lively ball game at
rnn'lt iiBt'.. limn si VAnv
in pain. Your phoe, won't sA-m tight local diamond Tuesday evening
A r-it T-onr frpf. will ifcr itvtr hurt, or dlier bciliioj.
Each grade at the Mc-
f:t nore, swollen or tirwi.
Oct a 2.5 wnt Iox at any dru or
iiarper House rnannacy. iABV.i Jit at I'utnam
Kinley school has found a baseball
' 1 I f -i M Yma arrlvcH Vi r tti u trr m o vie.
Mr. Ainsworth was not a pioneer of
Moline, in point of years, but has al
ways been alfiliated with local public
organizations, and has taken an active
part in the city affairs. His father,
Calvin Ainsworth, was for many years
a Moline resident In the early days,
and was in business here. For a long
time, he was the owner of the well
known Browning tract, which has since
become an athletic field.
member of the village board, Geneseo
then being under the village form of
government, and in 1872 he wa.s elect
ed a member of the Moline city coun
cil. At that time John Deere was
In 1ST6 Mr. Ainsworth was on the
state board of equalization and was
further honored six years later by be
ing elected to the state senate, where
he served this district for two terms.
He became president of the state board
of labor statistics later, being appoint
ed to that position by Governor Fier.
Mr. Ainsworth took a very active In
terests in the welfare of Moline's pub
lic schools, and for many years he
served as president of the school board.
He wa.s also interested In the work of
the public library and served as a di
rector for a number of years.
Was Twice .Married.
Fraternally Mr. Ainsworth was a
member of the Masonic order and was
once elected to the office of past mas-1
ter cf the Blue lodge. In 1S58 he was
married to Sarah E. Andrews, at Ash
land, Ohio, four children being born to
this union. They were Harry and
Mary, both of whom reside in this city.
I .a ura, who died in infancy, and Laura
(II), who died at the age of 16 years.
Mrs. Ainsworth died in 1S91 and Mr.
Ainsworth was remarried in 1S96. to
Sarah Anderson, then president of
He leaves to mourn in addition to
the children heretofore mentioned, his
wife, sister. Mrs. Laura Ainsworth,
and the children of his brother, C. R.
Ainsworth, who died some years ago.
Funeral arrangements have not yet
DAY IS OBSERVED
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Seiner of
Geneseo Pass 50th Mile
stone of Wedded Life.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Seiner, promi
nent residents of Geneseo, celebrated
the 50th enni versa ry of their wedded
life this week at the home of their
Island Broom works. He resigned this
position to accept work with the DI-mcck-Gould
company of Moline, and
worked with this firm for several
years, later leaving to again work
with the Beardsley Broom company
In Rock Island. He worked several
years at this position and then accept
ed a job with the Sechler Carriage
company , at which place he was em
ployed at the time of his death.
His only . surviving relatives are
three nephews, X. E. Munson and
Anton Munson of this city, and Frank
Munson of Rockford. Funeral services
are to be held at the home, 416 Third
avenue, at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon,
Rev. Ernest Lagerstroni officiating.
son-in-law and dauchter. Mr. and Mrs. i
W. F. Butler, a large number of friends I Burial will be in Riverside cemetery
paying their respect to the couple.
Fire loss per capita in the city e-
Moline for 1913 was approximate!;,
11.30; fire loss per capita for nine
great cities of Germany for 1912, was I
only twenty cents.
It is because of the faci3 sbowa tj
such comparisons -as the above, coe
parisons that place the cities of the
United Slates far above those of the
rest of the world is loss by fire, that
Governor Dunne has proclaimed to
morrow, Oct. 9, fire prevention day in
While the per capita fire loss in Mo-I
line is high as compared with that is I
foreign countries, it is lower than tie!
average per capita loss throiiybwtl
the United States and in 300 cities r:
the United States where the popxr:
tion is more than 20.000. The averae:
for the nation is $2.33; lor thi :
cities, 82. 55. Thirty of thess citie.l
reported a per capita loss of inor.? that!
$5 each, and several cf lii? "'J
staggering losses. Houston. Texas, for
instance, had a total loss of S4,S5O,C90,
a per capita less of $51.14.
(PENS UP NOSTRILS, CLEARS HEAD,
ENDS COLDS OR CATARRH AT ONCE
Mtantr Relieve Swollen, Inflamed
Head, Throat You Breathe
T P" Hcadacha Goea Kaaty
Ptw ha i y Step.
Business Man at Geneseo.
Mr. Ainsworth, after completing his
education In Vermont, and Bervlng an
apprenticeship In his father's store at
Wiiliamstown. moved to the west and
in 1S53 settled at Geneseo. Here he
went Into business for himself as a
general merchant, and later as a hard
ware and agriculture dealer, remaining
in this business for a period of 17
In 1S70 Mr. AInsworth came to Mo
line and at once secured an interest In
Williams. White & Co., with which
firm he had been connected ever since
In the summer of 1871. the present
' firm n.au (rw..-.i-.. t .A i n.rn.
...... o umiiaicu, ir. wiiiiams
med president. Mr. White vice
and Mr. Ainsworth secretary
rears later Mr iinsu'nnii
I chased from Mr. Williams almost the
Mr. and Mrs. Seiner were the reci
pients of a pleasant surprise party on
the day of the anniversary, and though
they had tried to keep the date from
their friends it leaked out in some
manner and the neighborhood club ar
ranged an affair in their honor. A
short and informal but interesting
program was enjoyed.
Mr. and Mrs. Seiner have resided in
Henry county since their marriaga.
They are the parents of two children,
Mrs. Jennie Butler of Geneseo. and
Bert Seiner, who resides on a farm
north of the city.
Try "ny Cream Bahn."
Oat m aiall botUe airyway. Just to
ry It Ap!y a little te the noatrfla
ad twtintly your clogged dom and
topped-np air passages of tha bead
rm open; yon will breaiha fretJy;
bIIams and heaoarbo eU&apnear. By
toratael the catarrh, eoid-in-bead or
fttarrhal aore throat will be gone.
End such, misery now! Get the
mail Kottl of "fcly's Cream Rim" at
dj drug is tore. This sweet, fri-grant j
balm dissolve by the beat of the noa- 'entire stock of the corporation, at th
trlls: penetrates and heals the In-
ftajned. twollea membrane which, line
the Boae, bead acd throat; clears th
adr passages; stops aasty discharges
and a (eelmg of ebsanslng. aootklng
relief corrw-a trurwrd lately.
Efcm't lay awake tonight straggling
tor breath, with head stalled; nostrils
ososed. hawking and blowing. Catarrh
or a cold, with its running ooaa, foul
dbcous dropping tat th taroai. ana
raw dryness ia distressing sat truly
Put your faith Just one ta ""Ely's
Cram Balm" and your cold or catarrh
a ill surely disappear.
Harper Uouaa Bharmacy., (Adv.)
same time becoming president, a posi
tion wnicn ne lias held since. Under
his management the factory has be
come one of the leading industries of
Interested In Bank.
Soon after he came to Moline. Mr.
Ainsworth purchased stock in the Mo
line National bank and the Moline Sav
ings bank, and for a number of years
he served as director and vice presi
dent in both Institutions. loiter he
was eloeted to the presidency of the
Moline National bank, which ban since
become the Moline Trust Ac Savings
hank. Mr. AInsworth has been presl-,
dent of the bank since lh'Ji J
At Geneseo Mr. Ainsworth was a'
Amanda Bard of Davenport, visited
at the home of Drs. Matilda and Caro
line Eaton last week.
Mrs. J. J. Williams after spending;
some time with her parents, Mr. and j
Mrs. E. M. Crane left last week for
her home at Williamsburg, Iowa.
Mrs. O. E. Sanquist who is at the
tent colony at Ottawa is improving
At a meeting of the village trustees
of Cambridge lield last Monday even
ing it was decided to extend the water
main about one mile in the village
so that every home in the city can be.
reached by the water. Work will be
Helen Hatfield of Davenport, visiteu
Miss Ruth Nelson last week.
Fred Carlson, Jr., who Is employed
In a garage at Delta, Ia.. rUler a short
visit "with his parents left last week
for hi home. The trip was made in
Mrs. F Cm mar fViiimlu nn.ft
! relatives in Veoria last week..
M OBITUARY RECORD II
Olof Hanson, whose death was men
tioned in yesterday's Argus, was born
in fikone. Sweden, June 24, 1847, and
came to this country and Moline 43
years ago. He learned the trade of
broom maker and for many years work
ed for J. M. Beardsley at the Rock
COMB SAGE TEA
Darkens Beaut if oily and Re
stores Its Thickness and
Lustre at Once.
WANTS TO SETTLE CASE
OUTSIDE OF THE COURT
Harry Dodson, the Silvis man who
was arrested and imprisoned in jail
some time ago, and who later sued
tae village for false arrest and im
prisonment, has offered to settle the
case outside the court for $500. He
asks 55.000 in the suit. At a meet
ing of the Silvis village board tills
matter came up for some discussion
but no definite action was taken. A
committee consisting of three mem
bers of the board, however, has been
appointed to investigate the matter.
Among the unemployed of Budapest
who have organized in order to appei
for public aid are the gypsy bands,
whose strains seem to have lost their
fascination in the midst of the general
anxiety. The musicians now play, in
small detachments, patriotic seeps m
the cafes, whose patrons complain A
the incessant demands on their cha.
Mr. and Mrs. Vernie Grant and
daughter Mildred of I-ynn Center visit
ed Charles Wieneke in Cambridge,
Miss May Hamilton visited In Pc-ona
a few days last week.
Mrs. Earl Snyder visited her sister
Mrs. H. C. Kellogg and family laH
Mrs. tl. c. Williams of Galva visit
ed her mother Mrs. Margaret Hutch
enson Iait week.
Harry McRea of Rock Island Is now
filling th. position at the depot mad:i
vacant by the resignation of Guy
S ierrard. who moved U Kansas with
Common garden sage brewed Into a
heavy tea, with sulphur and alcohol
added, will turn gray, streaked and
faded hair beautifully dark an1 luxuri-l
ant; remove every bit of dandruff, stop'
EAST END ASSOCIATION
HOLDS FIRST MEETING
Members of the East End Athletic
association held the first meeting of
the year in the McKinley school build,
ing last night and plans were dis
cussed regarding the winter's activi
ties of the association. The girls of
the east end also have effected an
athletic -association, and both clubs
are affiliated with the schools of that
vicinity. The boys plan to have a
strong basketball team in the fieid
this winter. The girls will also have
a aood team.
scalp Itching and falling hair. Mixing I t le entertain
Mcline Court of Honor, Xo. 100, will
hold a public installment at '.ie meet
ing to be held Friday evening in Ma
sonic hall. The ceremonies will be
in chargs of J. H. McC'ollister, district
deputy. After the installation there
will he a well arranged program for
town .-. a
the Sage Tea and Sulphur recipe at
home, though, is troublesome. An eas
ier way Is to get the ready-to-use
tonic, costing about 50 cents a large
bottle, at drug stores, known as
"Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur Com
pound." thus avoiding a lot of muss.
Whlls wispy, gray, faded hair is not
sinful, we all desire to retain our
youthful appearance and attractive
ness. By darkening your hair with
Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur, no one
can tell, because It does It so natur
ally, so evenly. You Just dampen a
sponge or soft brush with ic and draw
this through your hair, taking one
small strand at a time; by morning
all gray hairs have disappeared. After
another application or two your hair
becomes beautifully dark, giossy. soft
and luxuriant and you appear years
Harper House pharmacy. (Adv.
unent of the members
and their friends.
Harmony camp. No. 2S46, R. N. A.,
Initiate:! one member and received
two by depo.Vt of card at tie meeting
held Tuesilay evening. The bazar
committee reported arrangements for
the ba.ar to be held November 3. A
chicken pie supper will be served a.
one of the features of the entertainment.
In 1312. the progressives cast S3.679
votes for Colonel Roosevelt in Balti
more. Thus fnr Baltimore reports the
irsisiiaiiun or a total of 624 progres
sives. The reglstratioa la not over
ytt. but the figures are significant. A
year ago the total progressive regis
tration in Baltimore was 4.SU2. .
All the news all the tlme The
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