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THURSDAY THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS MARCH 25, 1920.
muidco:.:?aiiy OFFICERS ::-ld u;:oerci6 oo;:d charged ;713id do hails to defraud rrl UTetlgaUe romer , EMk Iilaad cnem kr Federal Ceart CUcago, March 25. Six mem ban of tbe firm of the Daniel Harae companr. land promoters, and two members of a publicity or ganliatlon were held to the fed i ral grand jury here today, charg ed with conspiracy to use the malls to defraud. ; The names of the men held and the bond required follows: Daniel Hayes, president, $20,000. ' John H. Rogers, rice president, $16,000. Clyde Ik Peck, president of the McNally-Peck company, $20,000. C. El Zimmerman, former sales manager for tbe Hayes company, : bond not set Steven P. Lalor, general sales man, $15,000. Louis Countner, secretary, $15,00. . Patrick Early, president of the Bankers' Journal, $7,500. W. J. Cobb, an employe of Early, $2,500. The charges are the result of an Investigation in Judge Landis' court of the sale of land by the Hayes company. Defendants Known Ilere. A number of tbe defendants above mentioned are well known In Rock Island. Daniel Hayes, bead of the concern, came to Rock Is land from Muscatine and was en gaged with bis father, the late Daniel Hayes, Sr., in the real estate business prior to the forming of the : Daniel Hayes company. John H. Rogers practiced law here for a short time, having of fices in tbe Safety building. He is a native of Alexis, 111., but was in - the law business In Leeds, S. D., before coming here. He joined the Daniel Hayes company to look aft- . r land titles and other legal phases ' of the business. Clyde L. Peck Is a former Musca- . tine man. Louis Countner was employed fere for a short time as stenog rapher, going under the name of : Metdenrich. He went to Chicago With the company, married there od assumed the name of his wife. com SESSION FOR HEN YORK St Louis. March 2o! Thomas T. Brewster, chairman of the coal operators' scale committee in the central competitive field, today an nounced that the joint meeting of the scale committee of the operat ors and miners would be held in New York, probably next Tuesday, Instead of here as announced yes terday. r Municipal Matters Xewnlar Meeting Held March 13, 1920. City Council Chamber, Rock Is land, 111., March 15, 1920. The city council met in regular session at I o'clock p. m.. Mayor Schriver and all commissioners present. The minutes of the regular meeting held March 8, 1920, were read and approved. " Mayor Schriver offered a reso lution that the city council rent to the Rock Island Fans' association. the ball park for a period of five years at the rate of $1,000 per year; Fans' association to make all needed and necessary repairs at : once, same not to exceed in cost the earn of $3,500; cost price of repair to be credited on lease; public to have reasonable use of grounds when not in use by Fans' Association Baseball club or Foot ball club. Carried by unanimous vote. Mayor Schriver presented peti tion of property owners on Twen tieth street from Seventh to Ninth avenue protesting against the im provement of said street, which pe tition on his motion was received and placed on file. ' i Commissioner Rudgren submited the following weekly payroll for week ending March 13, 1920, which on his motion was allowed by unanimous vote: F. Dona way 24.00 J. Slebrandt 21.60 August -Bodaker 17.63 H. 8earle 15.93 J. Schaab -17.63 F. Qest 16.15 J. Frantz 17..63 TL T. Connell 15.93 Art Searle 15.93 B. Ernest 8.50 .T. McDonald 10.20 Charles Nesseler 24.50 17.87 18.29 20.00 22.12 21.08 1957 J. MoCarl A. Dona way .... "Charles Davis ... J. Mam S. Parriah F. Swanson H. Schultz 23.00 James Brooks 20.00 Bote Wilson 20.00 H. Otke 20.40 R. Paulsen . . 20.40 Louis Ehlera 3.40 Hugh MoGe 6.30 Total ; Recapitulation. 8tret and bridge fund .. .$438.06 . 306.36 . 47.50 . 60.40 . 23.80 sewer rund ... Garbage system . Waterworks expense .. Total $438.06 Commissioner Wlch read a re port of the board of local improve wta recommending the adoption of aa ordinance providing for the construction of a 10-inch sewer on Fifth avenue from the sewer at Twenty-first street to tbe oast line of Twentieth street; also an esti mate of the- probable cost of said Improvement In amount of lt80 ty the city engineer engineer ' 0M local tmprove sfts; also aa ordinance' prorid X tor ssid tanroveniBnt, jhUA on bis motion waa considered by unanimous vote. Mayor 8ch river offered a reso- lution that the Hebrew Cemetery association be permitted to utilize tract of lead purchased by them eaat of Thirtieth street for burial purposes. Commissioner wich offered a resolution that action on the reso lution just offered by Mayor Schrtver in regard to Hebrew cemetery, be deferred for one week. Carried by unanimous vote. Adjourned on motion of Com missioner Fltzsimmons. M. T. RUDOREN, City Clerk. Special Sleeting Held March 19, MOT. ' City Council Chamber. Rock Is land. 111.. March 19, 1920. The city council met in special session at 4 o'clock p. m., Mayor Schriver and all commissioners present. Commissioner Rudgren offered a resolution that the city clerk be and he is hereby authorised and in structed to transfer from tbe con tingent fund $8,000, and credit the same to the following funds: Fire department, $6,000; police depart ment $1,500: health fund, $250; engineering fund, IZ50. carried by unanimous vote. Adjourned on motion of Commia- M. T. RUDGREN, City Clerk. EVEN CHINA HAS A MISSOURI SOCIETY Shanghai. Feb. 10. Missourians resident In Shanghai have formed the "Missouri society" the first state organization in China. The society was launched at a meeting at the home of Major Arthur Bas sett and Dr. John T. iToctor was named president POLISH PREMIER VISITS THE POPE Rome, March 24. M. Skulsld, premier of Poland, was received in private audience by Pope Bene dict today. Later he and Ifenaee Jan Paderewski, former Polish premier, were guests of honor at a reception given by the Polish minister to Italy. POUND STERLING AT HIGHEST POINT New Tork, March 25. Rates on the English pound sterling opened in the market here today at $3.84, or one cent above yesterday's clos ing quotation and new high for the present upward movement Franc checks sold.at the rate of 14.00 for tbe American dollar, up 35 cen times, and lire checks at 19.36, up 36 centimes. Marks were quoted at 1.40 cents each. TURKISH NOTE IS FIRST DOCUMENT SIGNED BY COLBY Washington, March 25. The note to the allied supreme council out lining the American government's view on the Turkish settlement was dispatched today by the state de partment It was the first diplomatic paper to bear the signature of Balnbridge Colby, the new secretary of state. VIENNA DOESN'T FANCY PRINCES HANGING AROUND Vienna, March 23. Princes Six tus and rFancis of Bourbon Parma, brothers of the former Empress Zita, are visitors in this city and this fact was made the subject of an interpellation in the national assembly today, the gov ernment oeing asKea ir it was in a position to expel them. The mo tion claimed their presence in Vienna "caused political unrest and suspicion." EASTER week offers savings at this store You Realize Value in Shoes Easter Soecials. Ladies' and Men'. fini r wi -wasp wwwa awo f -wm While They Last Only HJ LADIES' ONE, TWO AND THREE EYELET TIE OXFORDS In patent, black and brown kids are the most popular. Pumps, oxfords in other leathers; high cut shoes at suitable prices. Don't wait till the last day before Easter, come early, we are at your service. II 1816 SECOND AVE. Obituary TeUaey J. Weelsey. ThA hndv of Volnev J. Woolsey. engineer of the Rock Island-Davenport ferry boat, who waa drowned last November, win ne Drougni u Rock Island, arriving here . this evening or tomorrow morning, from where it will be shipped to the home of the .parents in La Crosse, Wis, for burial. The body was recovered from the river near Dallas City, 111., yester day and police of this city were im mediately notified. Mrs. Woolsey, whose residence is at 525 Twenty third street Rock Island was reach ed by tbe local police and. asked that the body be brought here. The shipment will be made from the Wheelan undertaking parlors to La Crosse late in the week. Funeral of Mrs. Bneth. Funeral services for Mrs. Sophia Rueth, whose death occurred last Monday, will be conducted at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning at St Mary's Catholic church. The body will be placed in the vault at Chip- piannock cemetery ana later in terred in Calyary. 8,000 FROM U. S. IN GERMANY Washington, March 25. An offi cial estimate by the state depart ment today placed the number of Americans in Germany at about eight thousand, of whom approxi mately four hundred are women. All American travelers In Berlin, it was said, were given ample op portunity to leave on special cars provided after the recent revolu tionary outbreaks, but many re mained. FELSAL SETS DAY WHEN FRENCH ARE TO LEAVE COUNTRY Constantinople, March 24. Bet rut dispatches say Emir Feisal, king of Syria, has given the French until April 6, to leave the country. HEAR VILLA BAND MASSACRED 50 IN CHIHUAHUA STATE El Paso, March 24. A border rumor reported a massacre of 50 people and the burning of their homes by Villa and lis followers at Santa Barbara, Chihuahua, March 14. BLTJMENSON SAID TO HAVE STOLEN BIG SUM, IS FOUND Washington, March 25. Herman Blumenson, head of the Starr Mill ing company, who - disappeared from Chicago last July, was ar rested here today and is being held for the Chicago police, who charge that he was from $200,000 to $300, 000 short in his accounts with the company. LABOR MEETING IN GENEVA NEXT FALL London, March 25. The govern ing body of the international labor officers has decided that an inter national labor conference shall be held in Geneva, early next year. The conference will consider the steps , to be taken by the various countries to put into effect the de cisions of the Washington and Ge noa conferences. ST. LOUIS MAN IS NEW DEPAUL HEAD St Louis, March 25 Thomas Lavan, C. M., president of the St Louis preparatory seminary, has been appointed president of the De Paul university, Chicago, to suc ceed Rev. F. X. McCabe. it was an nounced h' re today. Father Lavan formerly was president of St Vin cent's college, Cape. Girdardeau, Mo., and of St. Thomas Theologi cal seminary at Denver. MEN'S BERT'S BOOT SHOP OCTAVE TIIAIIET VICTIM OF DIG JEWEL RODDERY Heme of Well Known Davenport Author Looted of $10,000 Worth of Precious Stones. "Second story men staged a $10,000 jewelry robbery last even ing at the home 01 miss Alice French, known in the literary world as Octave Thanet 321 East Tenth street Davenport Miss French is an author of recognized popularity. Diamonds, pearls ana otner stones were reported to have been stolen. The jewelry was contained in two boxes, which were taken from Miss French's bedroom, ac cording to the report given to the Davenport police this morning. Evidence obtained by detectives is held to show that the robbers entered the home by climbing up on a back porch and entered through a window leading into the bathroom. Tbe family was home, and it is believed that the robbery took place early in the evening and be fore persons in the home had re tired. The robbery was hot dis covered until this morning. Have 2fo Ones. The police assert that they have no clues to the robbers or as to how many there were in the gang. However, it was stated that the thieves were evidently1 experts in second story" work. Notices have been sent out to surrounding cit ies, telling of the robbery, and ask ing a close watch on suspicious characters. WAGONLOAD OF GOODS STOLEN Chicago, March 25. A wagon, containing between $15X100 and $20,000 worth of merchandise, was stolen while standing at Clark and Washington streets in the busiest part of the city at the noon hour today. The wagon belonged to the Loop & City Express company and the driver had entered a building to deliver goods. When he returned the wagon and its valuable load had disappeared, NEW MANAGERS OF MATH STORE OPEN DOORS TO PUBLIC W. A. Trone and H. C. Luchmann, who last Saturday announced their purchase of an interest in the Frank Math confectionery store at 1712 Second avenue, to be known as the Math Confectionery company, held Selling Out MEN'S RUBBER BOOTS Hoods Bullseye Special Brand at Less Than New WHOLESALE PRICE HIP BOOTS ...........$4.85 SHORT BOOTS .$3.85 Red and black, while they last. First come, first served Dolly Subway MEN'S AND BOYS' SHOES 172S-1730 Second Avenue d f SHrl. S? U .vU LATEST STYLES, BROWN AND BLACK ENGLISH SHOES AND OXFORDS FOR SPRING See our window for snappy styles, also staple shoes and oxfords in all leathers. Bluchers, bals, etc. You can get them here. Our prices are right We guar antee satisfaction for we want you to come again. ROCK ISLAND, ILL. their first formal opening to the public since the organization of the new company, today. The establishment has been clos ed for the past several days during the taking of the inventory and in the meantime has been refinished,' elaborately decorated and infproved with several new showcases and ad ditional fixtures, under the active management of Mr. Trone and Mr. Luchmann. Floral pieces add to the attraction of tbe interior and the display windows present an ar tistic effect from the outside. The new managers state that oth er innovations will be made at once and that they plan to make their establishment as up to date and at tractive as possible. The doors were opened to the public at noon at which time the usual cafe service was resumed. LABOR SPEAKER TELLS OF PLAN R. Tanner Repeats Davenport Talk in Rock Island Tonight in Cooperative Purchasing. V A large number of people are expected to be present at the In dustrial hall at 8 o'clock tonight when D. R. Tanner, national or ganizer for the National Coopera tive association, will speak on the cooperative purchasing plan. Mr. Tanner spoke last night at the Davenport Turner hall before a large assembly. He explained in detail the idea of the cooperative purchasing plan, and declared that the American Federation of Labor is backing the scheme with every influence at its command. As a result of his speech many Davenport people are convinced of the cooperative purchasing plan being the only solution now at hand for the slashing of high prices. Tomorrow night Mr. Tanner will speak at the Industrial hall in Mollne. He has come here under the auspices of the local coopera tive committee of the Tri-City Fed eration of Labor. Jesse De Wolf, president of the Moline carpenters' union, and Harry Haldall, secretary of the carpenters' district council, are chairman and secretary of the com mittee, respectively. They assert that the speaking campaign being conducted by Mr. Tanner is sure to bring results here, and said that it Is possible that cooperative stores will be or ganized soon in Davenport, Rock Island, Moline and' East Moline. SPECIAL SPEAKERS AT RESCUE MISSION S. E. Spelzen and W. M. Petty of Lincoln, Neb., will be the special speakers at a meeting at the Rescue Mission this evening. There will also be special musical numbers The public is invited. All the Argus. news all the time The Rock Island. Tllinnis many A A . - . . . . FAIL TO PICK PRESIDENT FOR STATE SCHOOL Dean David Kinsley However, Will Continue To let As Unfter slty Head. Chicago, March 25. No new buildings will be erected or other equipment improvements made at the University of Illinois for 1920, tne trustees decided yesterday at a meeting in the Blackstone hotel. They rescinded a former action providing for the construction of a horticultural laboratory and other equipment. The step is taken due to the heavy expense entailed by the war and to a determination to increase the salaries of the university fac ulty. An average increase of 10 per cert may be granted to those now receiving a medium salary. The resignation of Dr. Edmund J. James, president of tbe univer sity for many years, was accepted as of Sept 1, 1914, and he was cre ated president emeritus, effective Sept 1. 1920. Kinley Keeps Place. Dean David Kinley, who has been acting president since the year's leave of absence, and subse quent resignation of President James, was continued as , acting president of the university and probably will be chosen for the position permanently. "We do not desire to be in an unseemly hurry to fill the place, so long and admirably administer ed by Dr. James," said a trustee, "and for that reason Deaa Kinley will continue as acting president Sunday, March 28 HATISEE, 2:S i'4Ct IHWWI W1SWII WlSS TEAR 1 MOT MX ARTHUR nai- nr ho nAfiv orrau U-fflTKTOD-illJ win iiiuronattd Ruroray 9 E FBJCE8 MaUf, SOe to S1.M, E 3 Sight, 7ie to f2, pins tax. 1 Tces.9Wed.Mar.30-31 1 S HXBBT WEP. MAT. THE 8UKE FIRE HIT OF E 5 MTJSICAL COMEDY," wltl tbe H S notable company complete even ; S lBdadlng the opera orchestra ZZ and acrobatic troape. EE MCMRy MSMG OFFERS TH LITTU- MUMAN DWAMO t ! OFfMMgtCm. CCMMEDV ISffASOrt? MVEST VMJSK PLAY ymoiSTVMErROPouTAN fuueu H fftrClwVrVt6 FEyilNtrVITy. S PtteM, aa in an eitles Ermines j 5 tl-M, II .09, tt.it. Special - We. Sat, ;e to 9!, slas tax. EE Bmr seats sat. foe EE H the madcap star. r: mail oaoEBS how. EE lYeVsy to AtfastcM of aa ( OLUMSIA) notes tat M -717 DATEJfPOBT g Now Playing EE Erwin and Jane E Connelly Offer a Comedy of Laundry Life THE TALE OF SHIRT H AMBLER BROS. America's Foremost Iqoillb. s ' rists John T. Ray & Co. Check Tour Hat Stuart & Woods Going To the Dogs La Petite Cabaret' A XaafkiB Kasieal Comedy 2111 w m EHMTIOHAL HaUOHQjg CHAIN WUT R1 until the position is permanently filed." Trustees Bare Election. The following officers were re- President Robert F. Carr. pres ident of the Dearborn Chemical company, Chicago. Secretary H. E. Cunningham, Crbana. ' . Controller Lloyd Morey, Ur bana. Executive committee President Carr, William L. Abbott of Chicago and Otis W. Holt of Geneseo. The budget of the university for 1920 will be about $3,500,000 con siderably smaller than that for 1919. . - Personal Points o : 1 o Friends of Mrs. Marie Ohge See feldt will be glad to know that she has left St , Anthony's hospital, where she underwent a serious operation four weeks ago, and is now at the home of her mother, Mrs. Sophie Obge.,1201 Twenty sixth street, and that her condi tion is steadily improving. George Toenniges, formerly of this city, and now of Chicago left last night for St Louis on business after spending two days at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Toenniges, 207 Fourth ave nue. Mjrs. Mathilda Harpel of Mon mouth returned to her home today after spending tbe past 10 days with friends here. Charles Deere Wyman of Moline has gone to Huntsville, Ala., called there by the illness of his fiancee. Miss Pattie Southall. 1 SIX ROOM HOUSE, Btrictly modern, $3,850, cash, 1.2S5, balanw monthly payments. Possession immediately. 1 FIVE ROOM COLONIAL HOUSE, strictly modem, price $3,509, terms $1,160 cash, balance monthly payments. 1 FIVE ROOM HOUSE, etrictly modern, price $3,600, cash $1,13, balance monthly payments. 1 FIVE ROOM COLONIAL HOUSE, strictly modrn, price $3,800, eaii . $1,415, balance monthly payments. 1 SIX ROOM HOUSE, strictly modern, price $4,000, cash $1,525, bal ance monthly payments. 1 SIX ROOM HOUSE, strictly modern, price $4,200, cash $1,410, bal ance monthly payments. 1 EIGHT ROOM (DOUBLE) HOUSE, strictly modern, price $5,200, cash $1,330, balance monthly payments. 1 FIVE ROOM HOUSE, strictly modern, price $3,460, cash ?1,12S, Bal ance monthly payments. REAL Insurance Calvin E. Williams Residence Phone R. I. 5645-L Office Phone R. I. 1916 PEOPLES NATIONAL BANK BLD. "On the A sale made by us is and satisfaction have been delivered to you. Our policy is to make each and every customer a satis fied one; our motto "On. the square.'' We are fea turing PENNSYLVANIA VACUUM CUP TIRES Which need no introduction and call your atten tion to our free offer below. AOT0.TOBE "TOft TESTED t For a LIMITED period we are giving new and regular customers, with each Vacuum Cup Tire bought at our store, one'TonTested Tube of corresponding size BuyNOWI Save money by anticipating your Spring and Summer tire and tube needs. Adjuitment basis per warranty tag attached to each castaf : Vacuum Cup Fabric Tires . . . 6,000 Milea . Vacuum Cup Cord Tires .... 9,000 Milea SPENCER SQUARE AllTO SUPPLY CO "On the 1906 Third Ave. PEN UP CHICKS OR PAY MS Simmons, in rhorrA ' ment of public health and iu2 today announced what h t!r ofVh,ro,nSnthe complaints nave been rewh for a Inns- tim. "SJ allowed to run at large and w2? ines wnrA uni . .. r. limn urn. v time. Some arrests were mrt. a head about three weeks ! the result of an attack by a rtrLH grame cock on a 2-year-oid The rooster knocked tbe down and lacerated th Htu face with its beak and spurs. -2 child's eyes would have kl. pecked out had it not been total quick response of the moth t th littl eirl'p. rrie. -ri.- . .. " is the second of the kind fcj. ,, ...... u vioo ia laj m. Some time ago a small child's L were pecked out by Commissioner Fitzsimmons tto today that complaints are m being received of chickens belw allowed to run at large, and thu he has decided to give on u warning, before instituting wW sale arrests. It was pointed out bv th cob. missioners that garden maklu time is swiftly approaching the city will be swamped with complaints if the situall6n is am drastically handled now. ESTATE of All Kinds Joseph E. PreBdergart ROCK ISLAXD, ILL. Square" not completed until service Square" , , Rock Island EMMIIf OSES m - ' T : : --r- , i hi . i