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8 THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. WKDXKSDAV. XOraMBER IT, 101. J
Interesting' Ceremonies Held by
Members of Fraternity in
ever listened to by members of thei
fraternity in this vicinity.
A sumptuous banquet was served
in the rooms of the East Moline Com
mercial club by ladies of the Congre
gregational church. The tables were
tastefully decorated with chrysanthe
mums. F. J. Clendeniti presided as
toastmaster. The toasts responded to
by a large number of visiting Masons
were all in a most congratulatory tone.
Most of the neighboring lodges were
represented by delegations, including
Port Byron, Coal Valley. Colona. Gen
eseo and Fulton.
There were over 200 In attendance.
District Deputy Grand Kiaster Directs J The new- lodge starts under encourag-
IN CHARGE OF C. G. TAYLOR
Event Officers Are Installed
and Banquet Is Given.
This makes an even 20 lodges in the
14th Masonic district.
DEATH OF SMALL BOY
INVESTIGATED BY JURY
A verdict of accidental drowning
'was returned by the coroners jury
which yesterday afternoon Inquired
The constitution of the new Masonic
lodge at East Moline occurred last
evening ar.d was attended by a large
number of the fraternity, not only
from Rock Island and Moline. but else
where throughout the county.
The ceremonies were
C. G. Tavlor. d:?tr:ct deputy gra
n,a,,er. .... u i I untimely end while playing about the
master, assisted by J. M. lllard. He-.
V"-into the death of Charles Wilson Kip
in charge or , , , .
i . per. 2-vear-old son of Mr. and Mrs.
deputy grand i - ... , , .
catur. a grand
were handed to
Louis IX Eipper. The boy met his
farm of his father near Hillsdale. The
the visitors in the!
i body was taken to Fairfield where bur
ial was made today.
shaoe of tags uitii Masonic buttons.
Vhi SUPPER ENJOYED
Form Grand Lodge. Mo'.ine aerie. No. 1112. F. O. E.. en-
The occasional grand lodge to con-j joyed a supper at the meeting held
duct the constitution formed as foi-j Tuesday evening. As is usual when
lows: the entertainment committee prepares
Grand Master C. G. Taylor. a spread, the menu was a novelty and
Deruty Grand Master M. T. Booth. ! Polish sausage was the feature. A
Alls-Marge amount of business was trans
acted at the formal session and an
other class of candidates for initia
tion in the near future will be the result.
Money Difficulties Are Held Re
sponsible for Mental Dis
order of Suicide.
A VICTIM OF LAND SHARKS
Put All of His MCiey in Florida Prop
erty and Expected to Take Bride
There in the Spring.
John Nelson, who ended his life yes
terday by throwing himself under the
wheels of a Milwaukee freight train,
is thought to liave been temporarily
insane by the coroner's jury which in
quired into his death. The inquest
was .held yesterday afternoon in the
Knox undertaking parlor. A verdict
of death calsed by suicide was re
turned. Fred Youngberg. 1201 Sixth avenue,
testified that Nelson did not drink.
The unfortunate man fell victim to
land sharks while in Chicago.
desire to provide a home for the wo-
BY EAGLES OF MOLINE I man he loved prompted Nelson to pur-
ENG LAND'S GREATEST
EXPERT AT GUNNERY
RACK IN ADMIRALTY
vj ' i!
MOLINE PARTY TO
AUTO TO FLORIDA
J. V. Claar of This City With
Wife and Nephew Wi 1 In
spect Land Holdings.
WILL SEE CHICAGO GAME
Plans Also to Stop in Springfield Wiiere
He Will Attend Meeting of
ing of the members of Moline local
No. 216, Retail Clerks' Protective as
sociation, held last evening.
It was pointed out that many of the
house to house salesmen have ob
tained money and never made a deliv
ery of the goods which they were sup
posed to be selling. Agents selling
clothing, shoes, hats or groceries are
not required to pay a license to the
city. Their lack of operating expense
places the local merchant at a de
Retail clerks who are not members i IMPRCAOp
I of th association were entertained at I
i the meeting last evening. A supp-r
was served. The membership of the
association is steadily increasing.
O. E. Child Elected to Position
of Secretary Seventh Con
An automobile trip io sunny Flor
ida will be made by J. V. Claar, his
wife, and nephew, Chester Claar.
BULLETS ARE FIRED BY
GRIEF CRAZED FATHER
John Harprr Thompson, motoraian
for' the Tri-City Railway company.
Sir Percy Scott.
The second decree was conferred
upon two candidates last evening by
Moline lodge No. 133. I. O. O. F.. A
fcmmittee w-as appointed to complete
arrancemtnts for a moving picture
entertainment which will be given in
the Moline theater. The date for the
! tfTair has not been decided upon.
T:e Cr.nton Register of last Monday
j praises the degree staff of the local
I ledge for the work it put on in that
I r sty last Saturday evening. The I'a-
Senior Grand Warden I). Y
Junior Grand Warden C. H.
Grand Treasurer H. A. Cleven
stine. Grand Secretary T. J. Marshall.
Grand Chaplain G. E. Car!on.
Grand Orator M. K. Chatley.
Grar.d Pursuivant F. I. Green.
Grand Marshal J. M. Wiliard.
Grand Standard Hearer G. N.
Grar.d Sword Hearer W. J. Spencer.
Sen!..: Grjnd Deacon U. W. Flood.'
Junior Grar.d Deacon J. W. Homier.
Se.i'or Grand Steuard I. J. Rob-1
Junior Grand Steward R. C. Mitch-1
Master Oldest Lndce John Fear
Grand Tyler L. E. Hemenway.
Symbol Hearers Howard Houh. E.
M. Eaton. George SJeeth. K. A. Har-1
The n"v.' lodge w as declared duly j
constituted ::i the name of the most j
uorhip:"u! grand lodte of the state
if IlTnois by the acting grand mas
tr. C. G. Taylor, after which the of
liters of the pew loilg were duly in
stalled !y him as follows:
Worshipful Master Simeon K.
Senior Warden T. K. Adleman.
Junior Warden A. D. Cox.
Trf a-ur-T H. S. Cro.-sley.
Secretary G. II. Owen.
Senior Deacon W. T. Adams.
Junior Deacon R. W. Hordner.
S'Cior Steward A. L. AKmendinger.
Junior Steward Georee Maskell.
Chaplain T. C. Scott.
Marsha! F. J. Cleadenin.
Organist Charles Howard.
Tyler Daniel Ma.-fcell. Sr.
Fire Address Given.
Following the Installation a splen-head clerk, and Directors S. S. Tanner
did address w as delivered by Rev. M. I and F. R. Korns. Other head officers
E. Charley. Rock Island, as grand ora-jmay also be present. Nearly every
tor. The effort was conceded to De j camp in me county win nave canai
one of the best Masonic discourses dates present to receive degrees. The
famous degree staff of Rock Island
camp. No. 26. . will have charge of
the degree work.
Sir Percy Scott, reputed to be Eng
land's great gunnery expert and a
The champion of the use of submarines
against dreadnoughts, has rejoined
the admiralty. Sir Percy has always
been a staunch supporter of Baron
Fisher, the first sea lord o the admiralty.
the fiery flames of hell hotter for all
cf you you devil's mob, that is all
you are. Amen."
I.ate this morning It was learned
that Nelson has a brother, Fred Nel
son, living in Coaltown. and a sister,
Mrs. Otto Hall, living in Sherrard.
per makes further mention of the fact i Another sister, whose name is not
that the boys from Moline more than i known, lives in Chicago. T.ie parents
did justice to a chicken dinner w'lich are stiil living in Sweden,
was served. I
c'.iase land in Florida. He completed
his raymt"nt3 while employed in a
local factory. The man returned
from a visit to Florida much disheart
ened by the knowledge that he had
been defrauded. Worry over his
losses and lack of employment are
held responsible for Nelson's mental
disorder. He entered a butcher shop
yesterday and asked for work. The
proprietor of the place had no w-ork
for him. but gave tie man a piece ot
meat, which he ate as if starving.
Left a Note.
At Nelson's rooming house, 9i(i
Fjfth avenue, a letter was found in
which was written the following lines
"A few words of farewell to the be-j INSTRUCT TWO CANDIDATES
loved earth. Good bye. AH this world
is fit for is a rat trap, i go io mane
A JOINT MEETING
Members of Tri-City Hives
Gather in Moline for An
., ....... . Fcrty-first street and
c, t,,,, ..in ,n vin. this forenoon while temporarily
line in March.
The Moline party will make their
first stop at Canton. From there they
will go to Champaign, where thsy will
be the quests of Mr. Claar's son El
mer. Incidentally they will witness
the Illinois-Chicago football game.
To Attend Grand Lodge.
Mr. Claar will spend next week in
Si ringfield, where he will attend the
sovereign grand Jodge of I. O. O. F.
The party will then proceed to Flor
ida, stopping at Mammoth cave, Ky.,
Nashville, Tenn., I,ookout mountain,
and various ether points of interest.
Vero. the ultimate destination, is
located 235 mil?s south of Jacksonville.
TIi?re they will be met by Calvin
Claar. a brother of J. V. Claar, who
will leave Moline Nov. 17 with a
party of Florida home-seekers. The
Claars will spend the winter planting
grape fruit and orange trees on the
land they own near Vero.
Report of Miss Kohler Show Book
to Be in Great Demaid Chil.
drer.'s Dept. Attract.
The scarlet degree was conferred
upon fcur candidatss Tuesday even
ing by Manufacturers lodge. No. 4S.1.
I. O. O. F. Th fair comm'ttee re
ported that the diamond ring to be
presented at the clcse of the fair to
b9 held in th Turner hall Nov. 2:i-2S.
is now ct exhibition at Liindt & Co.'s
window. Th? rug to be presented is
on display at Shal'.ene Bros. Friday
nicht of fair week has been designat
ed as Old Fellow night.
Moline camp. No. 3S. Modern Wood
men of America, has prepared to en
tertain a large number at the district
adoption to be held in Knights of
Pythias hall this evening. The com
mittee has received word that the fol
low ine officers will be present: A. R.
Mrs. G. M. Baugh and daughter, Mrs.
H. I). Wright, Mrs. C. W. Yohn and
daughter. Mrs Frank Nelson, Mrs.
Pierce and daughter. Mrs. Kmma were installed are:
Durch. Mrs. Mullen, Mrs. Laura Cook.'
Address Is Delivered by Mrs. Nora
Cate of Port Huron, Mich., on
Good of the Order.
A joint installation of officers was
held last evening by Ladies of the
Modern Maccabees of the tri-cities
at the hall of the Moline hive. Mrs.
Nora Cate of Port Huron. Mich., acted
as great installing officer and had
charge of the ceremonies. Mrs. Ida
Beckwith of Rock Island served as
great mistress of work in the cere
monies. Officers of t'le local hive who
Mrs. Lizzie Malcolm and Mrs. Sher
Mrs. J. P. Frederickson went to Mo
line Tuesday to attend the funeral of
Jacob Rodgers. who is visiting rela
titives in Cedar Rapids came home
Nov. 3 to cast his vote.
K. E. Fitch was a caller at Galva
Oscar Dahlgren was a business cal
ler at Galva Monday.
J. K. Hlish of Kewanee attended J
court in Cambridge Monday.
F. T. Gustafson made a business
Talbot, head consul; Truman Plantz, .trip to Davenport the fore part of the
(general attorney; James McNamara,
Sloan's Liniment will save
hours of suffering. For bruise
or spruin it give instant relief.
It arrests ir.fla.tainationand thus
prevents more eerious troubles
developing. No need to rub it
in it acts at once, instantly
relieving the pain, however
6evcrc it may be.
CKaif Johnion, I'. O. Box 705, Lav
Um9 btclitm. S . Y.,vriU: "I 8prsmKi
my acictc and di-l'-ated r.y l-ft hip by
fklaoft out of tl.ird story window mix
raontbs airo. 1 rnt oa crufhes for four
DiontiM. tl-n I aarld to use Mm of
your Liairn-nt. fcocordmc to your direc
tion, and I rau-t aay ttiat it 19 beipinjr
K. wondf-rtuliy. 1 threw my crutches
away. Only und two botilfa of your
LimmTit and Dow I am walking auita
weil who on- cane. I r.TCX wiU be with
out felooa's Liiuioent.'!
AO Dealers. 25c
Send four cents in aUunps for a
Dr. Earl S. Sloan, Inc.
Dept. B. Philadelphia, Pa.
Mr. Williams was taken seriously
sick Wednesday with paralysis, but Is
again improved. John Schorster of
! Galesburg w as called to care for him.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Talbot and
daughters. Susie and Irene, visited at
Fred Calhoua was a business caller
I in Cambridge Monday.
J Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Decker were
' Kewanee visitors Monday.
George Donation of Weatherfield
I was a Cambrid ,e caller Friday.
! Ottis Kapp' - was at Kewanee Fri-
I Mr. and ?.rs. Robert Peters of Galva
visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Sherman 'Jecker Friday,
j Miss Gertrude Yohn of Rock Island
' visited at the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. George Yohn. Sunday.
! J. R. Grier returned Wednesday
! from Hayfield. Minn., where he has
j been with lis brother. Peter, w ho has
: been very sick. He reported his broth-
led improving when he left him.
Commander Ida Kumpf.
Lieutenant Commander Katherine
Past Commander Anna Jaquin.
Chaplain Louise Kelly.
Mistress at Arms Ida Pollack.
Sergeant Minnie Kautz.
Record Keeper Anna Long.
Finance Keeper Emma Suman.
Sentinel Mary Johnson.
Picket Ella Mavity.
After the installation ceremonies
came degree work and two candidates
were instructed in the mysteries ot
the order. Mrs. Cate delivered an
able address. After the closing work
C. S. Frampton made a business trip " was servea Dy me nive. ine
to Chicago last week. I "ext meeting of Prospect hive will
George Worthington was a business De et l uesaay auernoon at
caller in the tri-cities Tuesday. I the home of Mrs. Mary Murray. 628
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Broghammer j Twenty-seventh street. The hive will
and daughter, Irene, were visitors at Rive a card party the evening of Dec.
Moline Wednesday. j 1 in the Swedish Olive hall.
Mrs. Charles Olson is visiting her'
son. J. D. Cederburg and family at
Mrs. R. H. Hinman visited at Osco,
John Malcolm of Moline was in
Mrs. Mary Ringle returned from Chi
cago Tuesday after a visit with her
daughter, Mrs. Thomas Neville.
Mrs. John Goodley and daughter,
Mrs. Walter Flagd, spent Wednesday
with their husband and father, who
recently underwent an operation at
St. Luke's hospital at Davenport.
Dr. W. H. Couser returned the fore
part of the week from a business trip
Mr. and Mrs. Nels Munson made a
short visit in Moline last week.
Retail Clerks Will Make Effort
to Banish Solicitors From
Ihs vicinity ofi Officers
this forenoon while temporarily da-
ranged mentally. His condition is
thought to have been caused by grief
over the death of his son and the
present illness of his wife. Armed
with a revolver, he entered the gro
cery store of McBain & Co., over which
he lives, and after shouting, "I want
my boy back," he fired three bullsts
into the wall. People in the store at
tempted to pacify him, but their ef
forts were 6f no avail. A hurry-up
summons w-as ssnt to the police sta
tion and the auto patrol responded ra
record time, with Mayor M. R. Carl
son at the steering wheel. In the ab
sence of the regular driver the city's
executive was pressed into service.
Chief O. M. Bisant accompanied him.
Thompson was removed to the sta
tion and at noon he was rational.
There was no indication before today
that his mind was deranged and it is
not thought that the affliction is permanent.
The peddler and solicitor who sells
merchandi.ss of inferior (juality and
takes money out of the city which
should be circulated in Moline, was
the subject of discussion at a meet-
MAYOR CARLSON TO TALK
AT HORSESHOERS' MEET
Hcrseshoers of the tri-cities and
vicinity will hold their annual indoor
meeting next Sunday in the Moline
Turner hall. There will be delegates
from cities east and north of here and
invitations have been sent to sales
men and dealers in materials used in
the manufacture of horse shoes.
Mayor M. R. Carlson will extend
welcome to the visitors and dinner will
be served at noon. The afternoon wfll
be devoted to a program. Those in
charge of the arrangements are Walter
J. Peterson and John Radcliffe of Mo
line and Thomas Norton and Phillip
Weber of Rock Island.
For the sf-venth consecutive tim
the library board has honered 0 E.
Child with the position of secretary.
Officers were elected at a mep-in
hf Id last evening. Othsr officers aaav
President H. J. Gripp.
Vice president Frank A. Herbat.
Mr. Gripp has served two term,
and Mr. Hertst one in their regpectiya
New stacks for a!l the reference
books, and in fact for all the books
other than those which are open to
circulation, have been ordered of the
Moline Furniture company by the
b:ard and will be installed la the
south room of the main floor. The
purchase of n-sw books to the amonnt
of $i0: was authorized.
Patronage at the library has under
gone a decided increase over that of
a year ago, according to the report
of Miss Minnie Kohler, librarian.
The total circulation was 7.2SS, a gain
of 1.847 over October, 1S13. A great
er increase is reported hi th? ch3
dren's department. The Swedish
books of the library have been in
2for2flrtt CII(. frtioir A Co., he. ttim
WHY WOMEN SUFFER
re Learn- ( j
Mrs. C. M. Turner and Miss Mary
Farrar were at Orion Tuesday where
they attended an Kastern Star meet-j
Ing. leaving the following morning fori
Rock Island, where they attended a
i White Shrine meeting Wednesday eve-;
' ning. I
1 Russell, the 18-months-old son of
' Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Johnson, fell from
! a porch Thursday and broke his collar
j bone. The little fellow is getting along
! The M. I. I, club enjoyed a moon
light picnic Thursday evening at the
i home of D. O. Hinman in Osco town
ship and a most delightful time was
Rev. and Mrs. D. S. Andrewartha
and Mesdames W. K. Eaton and O. W.
Faton visited in Rock Island and
Moline Tuebday, making the trip in
the former's automobile.
The following ladies were visitors
Many Rock Island Women
ing the Cause.
Women often suffer, not knowin- th
Backache, headache, dizziness, ner
vousness. ! Irregular urinary passages weak-
; cess, languor
MRS. GRAGAN IS
GALLED TO REST
Expires at Home of Her Daugh
ter in East Moline Fu
neral Service Tomorrow.
Each a torture of itself.
Together hint at weakened kidneys.
Strike at the root get to the cause.
No other remedy more highly en
dorsed than Doan's Kidney Pills.
Recommended by thousands
Endorsed at home.
Here's convincing testimony from a
Rock Island citizen.
"I have used Doan's Kidnev PIH
with such fine results that I am glad j
to tell others about them." says Mrs. !
Westerdal, of 230 Thirteenth St.. Rock
Island. "I had severe pains in my !
hack, which kent me In miscrv irtr I
stooping, I had trouble in straighten
ing and my kidneys were weak. All
these troubles left me when I took
Doan's Kidney Pills."
Price 50c, at all dealers. Don't sim
ply ask for a kidney remedy get
Doan's Kidney Puis the same that
Mrs. Westerdal had. Fobter-Milhurn
Mrs. Mathilda Cragan died Tuesday
at 3 o'clock in the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. Fred Hoesli, 1001 Fifteenth
street. East Moline. She had been
an invalid for one year, and last Sat
urday suffered an attack of heart dis
eese. Mrs. Cragan was born Feb. 2,
1847, in Knox county, ill. She was
married Feb. 1, 1866, to Jeffrey Cra
gan, who passed away in 1908. She
caves one daughter, Mrs. Fred Hoesli
of East Moline, two brothers, Myron
Church, Peoria, and Norman Church,
Denver, and a sister. Mrs. Jacob
Wickstrom, Los Angeles.
The funeral service will be held in
the home of her daughter Thursday
j mcrning at 10 o'clock. Rev. Mr. Os-
bcrn will officiate. Burial will be in
Mexican is Injured.
Joe Garroda, a Mexican laborer em
ployed by the Rock Island road and
i living in a bunk car near Silvls, suf
fered a fracture of the right wrist
; early this morning when he fell from
' a box car in the Silvls yards. He was
I attended by Dr. A. JI. Arp.
Magicians and JugglerM were found
, a nong the Indians by the Jesuit mls-
bicnaricti as early as 1613. and they
: were common among all the Algon-
quln tribes, and Charlevoix mentions
i them among the Iroquois In 1635. The
; Spaniards met them 'In Mexico and
; South America.
jat the J. R- Creightou home Tuesday: o, Proi-s., Buffalo, N. V. lAdv.J i Argua,
j All the
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minds of untold numbers of people. No
other form of publicity can be as insist
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effectiveness of your newspaper ads by
always reminding people of them.
Call the Peoples Power
R. L 3300 and ask for
Dean, the Sign man. He
will be here a week.