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THE HOCK ISLAND ARGUS. THURSDAY. OCTOBER 8, 1014.
TO PREVENT FIRE
SCENE IN "THE UNDER DOG"
Angnstana Freshmen Frustrat
ed by Davenport Police in
Day Set Aside for the Purpose
Will Be 'Observed in
AIMED AT SOPH BANQUET
While Upper Classmen Feasted in Ho.
tel. First Year Men Entered
SCHOOL CHILDREN DRILL
Chief of Fire Department Inspects Ap
paratus and Asks People to
rr.ii-ir.onium reigned for awhile at
tie annual banquet of the sophomore
ckfS ci AJKutaca college at the Ho
:rl Paver.r-rt. In Davenport last night
--i the police were called to pre
vent the i"ro.::mea from overturning
lb gaily bedecked and food laden
At H o'clock, while the second year
ir.en were :n the midst of their festiv
ities, lo-.c kr.ivt-s were thrust simul-ta-vu!y
t Crouch the screen netting
-tw the windows. The wire covering
as t"jt ar.i torn from its fastenings
ai frc.-h.rr.en piled into the banquet
"The Vnder Dog, a new four-act
drama by Rachael Marshall and Oli
ver Bailey, w hich comes to the Illinois
Saturday, matinee and night, is said
to especially challenge the attention
of pastors, teachers, parents and social
A raven port police officer who pa- workers who would like to see In their
troi'.fd a beat ceur the hotel saw the
aianeuvers. He retreated to the po
lice station for reinforcements and se
cured fjur other minions of the law.
As the police reared the freshies
Jed. They did not have time to carry
oat their plans of entirely wrecking
the tables a-d spoiling the festivities,
but they i-d succeed ia entirely break
it? up the banquet for a time, and
caused thA sophs to sit aghast In their
ctairs at the boldness of the deed.
But when the officers arrived, the
place was restored to its former peace-
fulness and the festivities continued.
Not caring to take chances on another
fijcilar outbreak the quartet of blue
coats remained on t guard until 1:20
o'clock, when the affair was over.
The freshies had hopes, however,
and remained in the background
watching for a chance to get back In
the banquet room. Ocea5ionally a spy
wouid be sent out to view the enemy
bat te always returned with the Infor
mation that the police were still on
It wa the climax of a series of class
clashes', which started the first week
of this semester. With each one the
feeling between the two classes grew
and last evening s events came as the
No arrests were made and therefore
none of the first year men will be ex
posed to police publicity.
The soph3 cave a program of toasts
as follows. Elmer T. Peterson, class
president, being master of ceremonies:
"Augustana" Eva Swanson.
-Tree Clas Loyalty" Arthur Ben
"on. -Esse Quam VMeri" Knut Ericson.
"Our Visitors" David Bergquist.
"Our Deserters" Greta Curry.
Fiano Solos Gerda Hilier.
-ir-i; s Fairer Ones'' Joseph
"Oar Friend, the Enemy" Ray
"If I Were a Freshman Again"
"Football" Coach Anderson.
"Our Guardian" Emil J. Johnson.
Respon.se Dr. G. A. Andreen.
The class ofHcers were chosen near
the opening of the school year, al-1
theatre a happy combination of enter
tainment, instruction and satisfying
drama. Clean, gripping, vivid with
human Interest and sparkling with
authors of "The Traffic" differs essen-
tially from that famous success in
that it deals with an entirely different
phase of American life. The old and
the young, the innocent and sophisti
cated, may sit side by side In its audi
ences with mutual profit and self-respect.
Its marked success in the
larger cities was largely due to the
unqualified approval of the most pro
gressive thinkers and the most ration-
wholesome wit, the new play by the,al teachers and sociological workers
though the election remained a secret
until last night. Following is the list
of class officers:
Guardian Dr. G. A. Andreen.
President Elmer T. Peterson.
Vice President Vincent Nordgren.
Secretary Vernet Johnson.
Treasurer Virgilius Ferm.
Banquet committee Vincent Xord
gren, Elmer T. Feterson, Harold Lund
gren. Class colors Maroon and black.
Class motto Esse Quam Viderl.
Class flower Roosevelt carnation.
REPORT ON CITY PUMP
WILL BE MADE MONDAY
The report, on the recommendation
as to the purchase of a pump for wa
terworks will not be made by R. W.
Sharp, superintendent, and Wallace
Treichler, city engineer, until Monday,
it was announced today by Mayor II.
M. Schriver. The two officials have
been authorized by the council to give
their recommendations, since both
took exception to the report of
Charles Burdick. consulting engineer,
who favored the Cameron pump.
THREE WEEKS IN
Ben Hammerle Held on Larceny
Charge Is Freed Woman
Ordered Out of Town.
COUNTY MEDICAL BODY
TO MEET NEXT TUESDAY
The monthly meeting of the Rock
Inland County Medical society will be
held at the Manufacturers' hotel, Mo
line, next Tuesday evening. There
will be the usual dinner at 6:30 and
afterward there will be addresses by
Dr. G. D. Hauberg of Moline on "Al
bumin in the Sputum' 'and by Dr. W.
W. Dicker of Chicago on "The Value of
Different Methods of Examinations in
the Diagnosis of Early Tuberculosis."
James Given III.
James Given, a well known resident
of this city, who for many years con
ducted a saloon on ?.Iarket square, is
seriously 111 at St. Anthony's hospital
w ith kidnev trouble. His brother, Rob
ert Given, whom lie had not seen for
ir years, is here from Canada.
Ben Hammerle, incarcerated In the
county jail for tha last three weeks
on a charge of larceny, this morning
was dismissed and ordered to leave
town by Justice of the Peace Carl J.
Hammerle, arrested on a charge of
stealing a watch valued at $12, the
property of James . Hazelhurst, could
not give bonds andtthe case was con
tlnued three times. This morning he
was dismissed for 'lack of prosecu
Mrs. Mary Show-alter, a girl hardly
out of her teens, yet the mother of
two children, was tried before Justice
Kuehl this morning on a charge of
vagrancy. She was found guilty and
a sentence of six monthsi in the coun
ty Jail was suspended over her head
on promise that she lea we town. She
was arrested by Officer 'Mike Collins
at a dance hall last evening.
Today, Friday and
AUTO CRASHES INTO
ELECTRIC LIGHT POST
With a crash that (Bounded like the
explosion of a bomb -dropped from a
Zeppelin dirigible, the globe encasing
the incandescent bulb -on the orna
mental lighting postra front of Janes'
restaurant fell to the. sidewalk at 6:45
o'clock last evening.
An automobile bearing a North Da
kota license number had skidued on
the slippery asphalt paving, and col
lided with the post. The front of the
machine was damaged but the post
held its ground and the auto continued
on its way.
No one was injured although the
broken bits of tho globe flew in all
Tomorrow , has been proclaimed
"Fire Prevention Day" In the state
of Illinois. The day will be fittingly
observed In Rock Island. Statistics
show that the fire loss in Illinois
amounts to $1,000,000 every month.
The object of the day Is for every citi
zen to observe it by a general clean
ing up and the removal of rubbish,
and waste from their premises.
City Chief George W. Newberry In
a statement .this morning urged that
all heating apparatus and chimneys
be carefully gone over and placed In
proper condition for winter use. Also
that all public and private institutions,
hotels, theatres and factories tomor
row carefullylook over or when ever
necessary, their fire equipment and
make any any changes necessary for
tht safety of the occupants. The city
fire apparatus Is being examined today
by Chief Newberry.
Drills in Schools.
Superintedent of city school, E. C.
Fisher has issued a proclamation
that the day be observed in the city
schools by fire drills. Teachers were
also told to Instruct the pupils,
through short talks and proper pro
grams, on the dangers of fire, and the
simpler means of fire prevention. The
P&rochial schools will observe the day
in the same manner.
ET" . V.t' 1 fr
MTICHELL H0NCRED BY
STATE ROAD POSITION
The Illinois State Bankers' associa
tion has recognized the work of Phil
Mitchell of this city in the cause of
good roads by making him a member
of the state good roads committee,
which has charge of the activities of
the organization along this line. As
sociated with him in the work will be
Wi G. Edens, Chicago; John B. Iee,
Harrisburg; James A. Easley, Spring
field, and J. E. Merritt. Hoopeston.
CITY COMMITTEE MEET
No quorum being present, the r.jeet
Ing of the republican city comtr.itee
men scheduled to take place at the of
fice of the Daily Union last evening,
was pontponed until Saturday night.
It Is understood that notices had not
been sent out for the meeting and that
when the time came for the session to
start, not a sufficient number were in
ALL BANKS IN THE CITY
WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY
All of the banks In Rock Island w ill
be closed Monday, Oct. 12. which Is
"Columbus day," and a legal holiday.
The banks will thus be closed from
Saturday evening till Tuesday morning.
Buy a home of Reldy Bros.
For express, call William Trefz.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Independent Express & Storage.
R. I. &S1.
Wear a $2 (union made) hat. Men's
Fashion Shop. Harper house block.
Hear J. H. Balmer. traveler and ex
plorer of Africa for 3't years. In his
illustrated lecture at the First M. E.
church Monday night, at & o'clock.
His assistants, the famous Kafllr Sing
ing Boys and Miss Elsa Clark (whitei.
all natives of Africa, are highly gifted
niutKiaiis and rtudtr.-g
John Lawson was an Aledo passen
A party avas given on Miss Lorene
Grey at her home Thursday evening
in honor of her 19th birthday. A
large crowd was present and report
having spent a very pleasant even
Mrs. Milton Jacobs was an Aledo
Mrs. Fred Schroeder and Mrs. Wil
liam Caddy were Rock Island shop
George Lawson of Cable was here
on business Wednesday.
John Rhodenbaugh and Hal Grant of
Victoria were visitors at the Clyde
Lawson home Thursday night.
Jack McEvoy and Willie Coltman
were in lola Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Haddick were
Rock Island passengers Friday.
Mrs. James Haddick was operated
on at the Moline sanatorium 'inurs-
day. She is getting along nicely. Her
husband accompanied her to the city.
Miss Hazel Lawson was a Sherrard
visitor Thursday night.
Mrs. Olive Holt and daughter, Mrs.
Frank Larson of Milan, were visitors
Mrs. George Sackfield and Lloyd
Buchannon were called to Ottumwa,
Iowa, Friday by the sudden death ot
William Inch of Cable was a visitor
Mrs. Ernest Sherrard was a week
end visitor with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John Lawson.
Mrs. Lon Ogden of Peoria visited
here last week.
Josie Hagman has returned home
from Davenport Mercy hospital, where
she recently underwent an operation.
Her mother, who has been staying
w ith her, accompanied her .home.
Mrs. William Gibson of Sherrard-vls-
lted here Friday.
A baseball tournament of Mercer
county was held at Alexis last week
Matherville played three games, win
ning all three and took first money-
Wednesday they played Sherrard, the
score being 5 to 2; on Thursday ahey
played with Burgess, the score being
5 to 4, and on ;Frlday they defeated
Seaton by a score of 7 to 2. A large
delegation of fans accompanied the
Miss Mildred Jackson was home
from Erie Saturday.
Ned Xeave left Sunday for Nebras
ka, where he will be judee at the dog
show, which is being held here. He
makes this trip annually and is an
expert at the business.
Chester Olson left Sunday for Min
nesota, where he will look at some
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Leaves Rock Island for Musca
tine and Burlington
Every Monday, Wednesday and Fri
day at p. m.. connecting at Burling
ton with the steamer Keokuk
For Ft. Madison, Keokuk and
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foot 19th St. Tel., R. I. 188.
W. H, UAMONT, Afit.
land. Chest .r Samuelson is in charge
of the Farmers' bank during Mr. Oi
t onnfirH Bpneston was here from
Rock Island Sunday.
Mrs. Orin Tomlinson was here from
nnrv island Thursday to see her
grand-daughter, who is seriously ill.
Mrs. Willie Liebendorfer under
went an. operaalon at Rock Island one
day last week. She is getting along
Frank Glancy cf Viola has opened
a plumbing shop here at the black
smith shop. He spends Tuesday an3
Friday cf each week here.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Lawson were
Galesburg visitors Sunday.
The Jessie ColtDn company will be
at the oDera house three nig'.U com
mencing Thursday, Oct. 8.
Moving picture sl'des of Mather
ville were shown at the Family the
atre Saturday evening. A large num
ber of people attended to see them
selves on the ecreen.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Rowe and two
children were Wanlook visitors Sun
Mrs. Steve Frye and son, Bruce,
were week end visitors at the H. W.
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Stein and chil
dren went by auto to Rock Island
Miss HilJa Hamilton of Monmout'j
was the guest of Mias Nettie Johnson
county court of Rock Island counts",
Illinois, on the 6th day of October, A.
D. 1914, a certificate showing that the
gaid Improvement conforms substan
tially to the requirements of the orig
inal ordinance for the construction of
the same, the cost thereof, the amount
estimated by them to be required to pay
the accruing interest on bonds and
vouchers, issued to anticipate collec
tion of the assessment for said int
provement. A hearing will be had on
said certificate, as to tho truth of the
facts therein stated, at the couny J
house in the city of Rock Island on the
22nd day of October, A. D. 1314. at
the hour of 9:00 o'clock a. m., or as
soon thereafter as the business of the
court will permit. All persons desir-1
ing may tile objections on the bearing j
and may appear on the hearing and i
make their defense. Dated at Rock
Island, Illinois, this 6th day of October,
A. D. 1&14.
H. M. SCHRIVEH.
R. R. REYNOLDS.
Board of Local Improvements.
Sixth avenue and Sixth avenue from
Thirty-first to Thirty-fourth street
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new's all the time The
Saturday, Matinee and Night
. Al Burke Presents
Notice to Contractors.
Bids will be received at the mayor's
ofiice at 9 a. m.. Oct. 19. 1914, for pav
ing Thirty-first street from Fifth to
The Under Dog
A Drama Virile and Vivid, with
Rachael Marshall and Oliver
Bailey, Authors of THE TRAF
FIC. Presented by a Great Cast
Seats Thursday. Price, $1.00,
75c, 50c, 25c, Night. Mat
inee, 25c Any Seat.
Phone, R. I. 224. ,
Notice to Property Owners.
Notice Is hereby given to all persons
Interested that the board of local im
provements of the city of Rock Island.
Illinois, having let a contract for the
improvement of Seccnd avenue from
Ninth to Seventh streets, and Seventh
street, from Second to Fourth ave
nues, and the same having been com
pleted and accepted by said board on
the 6th day of October. A. D. 1914,
and the said board having filed in the
CREAM OF PHOTO PLAYS (
Tonight and Friday
WM. WARWICK and BARBARA TENANT
in . .J
TiiE DOLLAR MARK
5 Parts 5 , T '
Continuous from 1 to 11 p. m. No stop for supper.
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