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7 rmrncDAY Tim goes elakd aegcj hay ivies. JE1S' TS OF Mils xuewfvei Die m it Fans lore VKUBS VAIUZDPSOanAlI , ron omLDnnrrs ' COIHEST IIAY 19 erculosls survey k Island and the jaunty hiic shown I, from the 'white 1914, t July; Ires lead the list victims to the : t next on the list of upations as . seem l Affected by the 7tth .merchants and "lose third. .7 i deatha of city at tuberculosis dur a contrasted with nn housewives, .borers died of tu t the same period i and store clerks, 'are students with office clerks and Ih nine deaths, a we're compiled the county clerk's oline Juhl, superin Jock Island Munici i sanitarium, is in irvey and she is be s Frances A. Sne School of Civics and (Chicago. 9 deaths during the )d. More men died 'plague than women, jg 113 male deaths and more deaths oc k the ages of 20 and I other period of ltfe. )cs were compiled ,, 10 January, 1913, covered by the year liwhen the statistics deaths from January A -delightfully varied program has been chosen by the followers of the Tri-Cily Symphony orches tra to be given at the children's fes tival which will be held at the Aug ustana college gymnasium on Wed nesday afternoon, May 19, at 3: SO. A list of selections played by the orchestra at the winter series of concerts was distributed and the patrons were asked to mark any which they especially desired to be played- for the youngsters. The numbers receiving the most votes VISIT Tlil-GITY 016 OUSTRES Seat Atlantic Pert Geeets Win See Factories ami Reck Island ". AraeaaL .' Plans for the entertainment of the 200 business 'men from the South Atlantic states who will pay a visit to the tri-cities May 22, in clude a. sight-seeing trip to indus trial slants, the Rock -Island ar- were selected for the program. The , ""1 and arious other points of concert is being sponsored by the Tri-City Musical association and announcement is made that the school children will have the first opportunity to secure tickets, which are to be sold at the very low price of 25 cents each, and that older people will be allowed to at tend by paying an admission fee double that for the children, if there are any tickets left. Following is the program chosen: "Merry Wives of Windsor" , .. Nacolai Symphony in B minor (Unfin ished) Schubert Allegro-moderato Ballet music from "LeCid" : .'. Massenet "Heart Wounds" : Grieg "Spring" ......... Grieg Strings Intermezzo from "Jewels of the Madonna" Wolf-Ferrari Dornroschen waltz, Op. 66, No. 6 Tschaikowsky March Slav, Op. 31 ..Tschaikowsky SMALL LOANS ACT SAVES BORROWERS s,by Tears. re were a total of 13 being female and six 9 were a total ig female and b were a total of 46 Je were a total of 38 (ng male and 15 fe- ire were a total of 46 Jlng male and 21 fe- Je were a total of 34 ng female and 16 re were no deaths of r 10 years of ago nor jtween the ages if 10 krer 70 years of age. tlx deaths of persons ges of 20 and 30, one anon between the 4"40, four of persons ges of 40 and 60 and the ages of 60 and 70. jre were three deaths hder 10 years of age, 10 and 20, seven be i 30, c ven, between 30 etween 40 and 50, two nd 60, two between 60 Iwo over 70 years. ire were three deaths Oder 10, five between Wween 20 and 30, six "40, six between 40 Y between 50 and 60, and 70, none over vas one death of a years, three between wen between 20 and 30 and 40, four be- 50, six between 60 between 60 and 70 were two deaths of 10 years, 'four be- 10i 20 between 20 and en 30 and 40, four be 160, five between 50 I between 60 and 70, Chicago borrowers saved more than $7,000,000 last year through the operation of the Illinois small loans act, and nearly 200 loan sharks were driven out of business. The "poor man's bankers," loan ing amounts of less than $300 at Z per cent, have accommodated nearly 45,000 small tradesmen, la boring men, teachers, and men on salaries. The total of the loans exceeds $3,864,000. The figures were made public by Arthur L. Weinscbenk, member of the execu tive committee of the Industri-.il Licensed Lenders' association, which held its quarterly meeting at the Hotel Morrison, Chicago. The association is working for uniform small loan laws in every state. Twenty states already have laws similar to the one in Illinois. W. B. Miller of the Fidelity Loan company of Rock Island, a member of this association, attended the meeting. interest, and luncheon at -he Ma sonic temple. A definite program was . worked out by the tri-citiy committee which met at the Moline Commer cial club this noon, composed of O. F. Hildebrandt of Rock Island, Colonel Harry M. Jordan. J. C. Mc Carthy of Davenport. W. F. Ha berer of Moline and Mr. Scott of Davenport The touring party, who will make the one day visit here on their tour of the middle west ii. the interest of the South Atlantic Port association, will arrive in the morning, and will be shown thro-gh tt-e Moline Plow company plant, the John Deere ; company plant and the factory of the Uni versal Tractor company. At noon the partywill be enterr tained at the Masonic temple, plans being under the sponsorship of the Rotary and Kiwanis clubs. In the afternoon the company will be dividedsome making a vi.it to the arsenal, others to the Davis gardens v 1 to the estate of Col onel French. They will leave the tri-cities at 10:30 in the evening. 11 a daco, father CTA1TIS YOU; WEEKS TfT?T HHIEDIATELY Obituary CARMEN SCALE TO BE UP SATURDAY Superintendent J. G. Huntoon of the Tri-City Railway company con tinued his morning meetings with representatives of the carmen s union today. Minor details of work ing conditions of the men are be ing considered, Mr. Huntoon say ing that it is not likely mat tncy will be able to take up the matter of a new wage scale for the men before Saturday morning, instead of Friday, as was reported. A letter was received at the office of Mayor Harry M. Schriver la which a father, believing his son to be in Rock Island, .makes a touch ing appeal that he be given every aid in locating his eon and that the son write to his father immediately. The father signs his name B. Bass and gives his address as apart ment 21, 172 Sherman avenne. New York City.. His son's ' name it Michael H. Bass and is said by the father to have left him in Chicago in 1911. Since then with the ex ception of word from the son from Toronto, Canada, a few weeks after he left, nothing has been heard. The son, whp is 26 years old, is now thought to be in Rock Island. The letter follows:-.. "Honorable sir: - "I beg of you to have published In your city's newspapers the fol lowing: "My son, Michael H. Bass, age 26, left me in Chicago, 111., in the year of 1911, since which time the last word I had from him was a few weeks after his departure, in the city of Toronto, Canada. "My response to his letter was never delivered, the same was re turned to me. and since then his whereabouts have been a mystery. "I have lately been informed that he settled down in your city, and it is in feverish hones that he will read this, that I entreat of you. to please print in your paper con spicuously the following plea: " 'Michael, my boy, write to me. for God's sake do before it is too late.' Signed. "B. BASS." "To the addressee of this letter and newspaper editor: I hope that you will not consider this request as taking too much for granted: I am confidently looking forward to your cooperation in my plight, and miliSTSTO SELECT 14 CEU BISHOPS, PLAN h Personal Points j lO : O William Kalchiem of Chicago haa been visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. Rosene, 627 Ninth street. . Mr. Rosene retained ' to Chicago last evening. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur O, Larson of LaGrange announce the birth of a toil. May 4. Ho haa been named Arthur Q-. Jr. Mrs. Larson before her marriage waa Miss Ada Schoes- Dee Moines. Iowa. Mar U.-The Methodist Episcopal church will I cai 0f this city. elect 14 new bishops, if the report ,,, u,v ui. returned to of the committee on Episcopacy, BW b0BM) m Madison. Wis., yester ready to be presented today, is'fl(lT after visiting for the last two adopted.. In addition to this num ber, three men who are at, present missionary bishops,, will be raised to the fall general superintendence making 17 in all the largest num ber ever balloted upon at any for mer general conference of the church. " The committee's report waa through its sub-committee on Epis copal residencies, and recommends seven new residences, i Indianapo lis is the only city in the United States which is added to the present list. All of the remainder are in the foreign fields. . In addition to the seven new residences, there are also seven bishops to be elected to fill existing vacancies. Of the total number of 14 bish ops recommended by the committee, two of them will be negroes. Dr. Frank Gunsaulus of Chicago has been secured as the speaker for Friday evening, which will be the anniversary of the American Bible society. Dr. Gunsaulus will speak on "The Bible and This Day's Business." CHAUTAUQUA FOLK FRAY FOR BISHOP Chautauqua, N. T., May 13 School children and citizens of Chautauqua today honored the memory of Bishoo Vincents fnnn- thank you in advance, over andjder of the Chautauqua institution. SOUTH BAPTISTS URGE DRY PLANK IN 2 PLATFORMS , v va vm7 ucntu ga j years, three between ,e between 20 and 30, V30 and 40. five be ,80, seven between 50 Itween 60 and 70, and HU i-IUU.MICS, of persons who oied Is during the ilve- is given, 26 deaths; as, 6; city house- fcrs. 2; laborers, 22; I miners, 1; office keepers, 9; carpen- ad cement workers. t, 1; waiters and era and sailors, 4; lis, 7; shop and fac-I'-pIumbers, i: iron ters, 3 ; merchants Is, 17; engineers and acksmiths. 1; pjint- and clergymen. ,2; Jectrlclans, 1; fisher- Jso lists three deaths families. The work ato house calls has I in all parts of the nieth street. How 1 cufined to homes t .: oeiieved persons Vom or are taking 'lsease. (Seen. Of the actual sur acted, to be com et of this month. rts are to be con V formation of a rers from tubercu cases will be look tb persons will be r before the clinic y and everything done to stamp out Washington, May 13. Resolu tions calling on both the Demo cratic and Republican parties to adopt a plank declaring strongly for the enforcement of the prohibi tion amendment and not to nonii nate any candidate for the presi dency who is not known to be committed to this policy, were adopted today by a rising vote of the Southern Baptist convention in session here. The resolutions charged that "the brewers and their paid attorneys are making every possible effort to circumvent and nullify the law by making beer and wine the entering wedge for the return of the saloon - President Wilson in a letter" to day to the convention, said it was of "special significance and time liness that a great Christian con vention should be held in Washing ton, because the nation now faces nothing less than the question whether it is to help the Christian people in other parts of the world to realize their ideals of Justice and orderly peace. CRIBBING CAUSES HONOR SYSTEM TO BE LIFTED AT N. U. Chicago, May 13. Abolition of the honor system among the stu dents of Northwestern university is announced by the faculty. Dean Roy C Flickinger of the College of Liberal Arts, today stated that one of the reasons for the suspen sion of the system was that the stu dents had failed to live up to the confidence placed in them and that cheating during examinations had increased under the honor scheme. Hereafter, some member of. the t - Ml 1- - . L .-1 . . . lacuiiy win ws prebcm wune stu dents are taking examinations. The 'system had been in use for five years. JOHNSON TO SEEK TRADESMEN VOTES HELD HTEERING , Mar 18,The T yesterday in oe company and vgea that they Act by New Tork, May 13. Senator Hiram W. Johnson will , make a tour of the large cities in the east and middle west between now and the date of the Republican conven tion In Chicago, with a view to placing his candidacy for the Re publican presidential nomination before the business men,' Johnson headquarters announced today. The Chicago meeting will be held in the coliseum lust prior to the convention and will be preceded by a torch light parade. - Harriet Louise Fnlford. Harriet Louise Fulford, infant daughter and only child of Mr. and Mrs. Willis D. Fulford. died at the home in the Avalon apartments at 4 o'clock this morning, after a brief illness of pneumonia. She was born in Rock Island Feb. 19, 1920. The parents survive. Funeral services were held at 3:30 o'clock this afternoon at the home of the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Baker, 1229 Fourteenth-and-a-half street, with Rev. Samuel Van Pelt of the First Methodist church officiating and with inter ment at Chippiannock cemetery. A. Maxaoii. A. N. Maxson, residing at Forty- seventh avenue and rourteemh; street, died at his home this morn ing, after an illness of heart trouble of two years' duration. He was born in Bloomington, 111., May 1, 1862. He was a machinist by trade. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Knox funeral parlors, with Rev. Charles G. Mann . of ' the Third United Presbyterian church offic iating and with interment at Chip piannock cemetery. Joseph E. Parker. Joseph E. Parker passed away at the home of his son, Samuel F. Parker, 1011 Fourteenth-and-a-half street, at 2 o'clock this afternoon. He was born in Indiana 75 years ago. For the last 10 years he had made his home with his sen, the only survivor, in this city. He will be buried at Sycamore, 111., Sunday afternoon, the remains being sent from Rock Island Sat urday morning. Funeral of Mr. Whiffin. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the Hodgson funeral parlors, with Ma sonic lodge No. 658; of which Mr. Whiffin was a member, having charge, and with interment at Chip piannock cemetery. over again, for the favor you will render. with a vesper service. At the hour of the bishop's funeral at Portville, everyone in the community stopped work. LIGHT COMPANY MEN MEET WITH DENMAN j FARMERS TO SEEK , ft . PARTY ALLIANCES Twenty-two men and managers, I '"" representing 11 gas plants and! Chicago, May 13. Recognition seven electric plants operated by j for farmers will be demanded by the United Light & Power company, j representatives of their various or- met with President B. J. Denman at Davenport this morning. Dis cussions of routine matters, seek ing to develop a uniformity of sys tem in the conduct of business, were held by the men. gamzations at tne June conven tions of the Republican and Demo cratic parties: This action was decided at the final meeting of the national board of farm organizations here. weeks with friends here. Orear Fry departed for hia home 1119 Twenty-ninth street Mrs. Edna Tncker of the T. W. C A. haa gone to Springfield where ahe will attend the 21st annual meeting of the Illinois State His torical society. Mrs. Tucker is to be a speaker at one of the sessions. STOCKHOLDERS OF KAWFEELD OIL CO. ELECT DIRECTORS FEDERAL HEADS SEEK TO SOLVE FREIGHT TIEUP AUGUCTANA TOLL ENTER IN T2ACX UEET AT IXACOZXB Arrangements were completed yes terday for a quad-college . track meet to be held on Friday at Ma comb between Hedding. Carthage, Macomb Normal and Augustan. Coach Swedburc haa not decldml Concerted Ad ton of Gevemment just which men are' to go. A track Agencies Imperative to Relieve (meet will also be held on Ericson roMMHonin All LIbm. "e'd saiuroay wn Between Augustana and Monmouth. Washington, May 13. Imperative 1 necessity for concerted action to been forced to cut down their work- . I. tV .n.:An In- fmm -mnAtltlV h 111. nf if f.il!-till fcm- ,! American railroads in order to pre- shortage of cars for shipping or nlght. after .ting vent serious curtailment of produc- i ders, managers of the railroads cen- hU parents. Mr. and Mrs. jonn ry. 1 on th ... enti tnHoT of ! tsHn here declared todav that all government agencies which deal freight traffic conditions are improv with the national arteries of trans-, ing daily. portation. Reports from important j A big Iowa cereal plant Tuesday terminals agreed that the situation laid off 500 men and numerous lum threatened a slowing down of in-: ber and wood-working plants in dustry with the resulting unemploy- Wisconsin and Minnesota have been ment and economic disturbance. forced to close almost entirely. In Shortage of cars was given by ' coming freight is below noomal, the most authorities as the principal managers declared, cause of the congestion, with lack ' According to officials of the Illi of adequate personnel and motive nois Manufacturers' association, power as important contributory , there is no shortage of switchmen causes. j in this district. Receipts of coal Consignees Blamed. j "nd livestock here the last few days New York. May 13.-Freight con-! Jafr?maI- 016 rail" gestion in the eastern section nf road managers claim. At the annual meeting of stock holders of the Kawfleld Oil com pany at the Rock Island club yes terday for the purpose of electing officers for the ensuing year, R. S. Welch was elected director to fill the place of David Warwick, who resigned. Other directors were re elected. John Harvey, general manager of the company, made a report on the financial condition, activities now under way, amount of production and plans for drilling more wells the coming year. , STERLING CENSUS REVEALS GAIN OF 715 IN POPULATION (Bt United Vnm.1 Washington, May 13. The census bureau today announced the fol lowing 1920 population results: Camden, N. J 116,309 Concord, N. H 22,167 Parsons, Kan 16,028 Sterling, 111. 8,182 Sterling township, Whiteside county, I1L 9,268 Increases since 1910: Parsons, 3,565 or 28.6; Camden, 21,771 or 23.0; Concord, 670 or 3.1; Sterling, 715 or 9.6; Sterling town ship, 924 or 11.1. 'FROLIC AT HIGH SCHOOL PROMISES FUN: DANCE LATER INTEREST WORKS While YOU Sleep Next Friday evening the student council of the Rock Island high school will put on in the assembly one of the old time frolics in the form of vaudeville of the highest order. The money realized will help pay for a piano on which the high school has owed money for some time. This is the only show that the high school as a whole has at tempted to put over this year. In the past it has been customary for ' such a show to be given each year ' in February but the Hi-Y mixer was given at that time and the student1 council frolic was postponed. After the performance a dance is to be' given in the Manual Arts. - j Following is the program; Solo dance . . . Florence Levenstine "Mighty Melodious Monstrosities" I McCollister and Stewart Reading Margaret SeaTs "Rooms to Let" A playlet. . . j Cast . .... I. Tom .......... Frank Rosenkranz Dick , Einar Bersell Madge Lucille Hartman ' Mrs. Smyth e . . . Margaret Bahnsen ; Aunt Matilda ...... . Helen Moore Postman James Berry Billy Henrietta Dittman Have YOU Any Working For YOU? SAVINGS ACCOUNT DRAWS YOU FOUR PER CENT INTEREST Central Trust and Savings Bank MAKE OUR BANK YOUR BANK the country with its resulting de crease in the already inadequate supply of freight cars is more a re sult of the inability of consignees to unload cars quickly than inabil ity of the roads to move cars, rail road officials here said today. The roads were almost unani mous in asserting that effects of the recent rail strike had been counteracted by the return of the majority of the strikers to work and. the employment of other men to replace strikers still out. Some of the present congestion, howr ever, was admi:ted to be the result of piling up of freight during the strike but this, officials declared, was being speedily cleared up. Traffic Improved. Chicago, May 13. Although nu merous manufacturing plants in the northwest and middle west have Charter So. 2155 REPORT OF COS DITTOS OF THE Peoples National Bank AT ROCK ISLAND, la The State of Illinois, at the close of business on May 4, 1920 RESOURCES. Loans and discounts, including rediscounts 887,190.91 30,000.00 25,000.00 6.000.00 10,073.00 :i,5oo.oo 46,700.00 Total loans 887,190.91 Overdrafts, unsecured. $72.75 U. S. Government securities owned: Deposited to secure circulation (U. S. bonds par value) Pledged to secure U. S. deposits (par value) Pledged to secure postal savings deposits par value Owned and unpledged 316,450.00 War savings certificates and thrift stamps actually owned ............. Total U. S. Government securities Other bonds, securities, etc.: Bonds (other than U. S. bond.s) pledged to secure postal savings deposits Securities, other than U. S. bonds (not includ ing stocks, owned and unpledged Total bonds, securities, etc. other than U. S Stocks, other than Federal Reserve Bank stock Stocks of Federal Reserve Bank (50 per cent of subscription) Value of banking house, owned and unin cumbered 117,500.00 Equity in banking house ; Furniture and fixtures Real estate owned other than banking house Lawful reserve with Federal Reserve Bank.. Cash in vault and net amounts due from na tional banks Net amounts due from banks, bankers, and trust companies in the united States (oth er than included in items 12, 13 or 14 ... Checks on other banks in the same city or town as reporting bank Total items 14, 15 and 17 314,047.38 Checks on banks located outside of city or town reporting bank and other cash items Redemption fund with U. S. Treasurer and due from l S. Treasurer Total $1,920,178.69 FORMULATE PLANS FOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FUTURE Lions are the only animals of the cat family to have circular pupils wubu inwr eyes are contracted. A plan for reorganizing the Rock ; Island Chamber of Commerce will be submitted for adoption at a meeting called by the special com- j mittee now at work on the plan,! next week. A tentative date set' for the meeting is May 21. Pres-i ent will be not only members of the committee, but leading business men, - heads of - industries,- labor leaders, heads of fraternal groups and others, to whom invitations will be extended. This was the decision of the committee at a meeting held , at the Rock Island club last night j PUBLIC HOTICE. Carl Albin Anderson, theological student, wishes to inform" those FIRST CHURCH OF CHRISTSCIENTIST ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS Announces A FREE LECTURE ON stmn bctence BY FRANK H. LEONARD, C. S. B. " of Chicago Member of the Board of Lectureship of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Mass. , 1 IN THE CHURCH EDIFICE Seventh Avenue and Twenty-Second Street Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Sunday evening at 8:15 o'clock MAY 16th, 1920 f , YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid in Surplus fund Undivided profits .: $ 40,850.22 Less current expenses, interest and taxes paid 25,936.S8 Interest and discount collected or credited in advance of maturity and not earned (approximate) '. Circulating notes outstanding Net amounts due to national banks ' Net amounts due to banks, bankers, and trust companies in the United States and for eign countries (other than included in item 30) Certified checks outstanding Cashier's checks on own bank outstanding... Total of items 30, 31. 32 and 33 262,290.97 Demand deposits (other than bank depos its) subject to reserve (deposits payable within 30 days ) : Individual deposits subject to check .' Certificates of deposits due in less than 30 . days (other than for money borrowed ) . . . t Total of demand deposits (other than bank deposits) subject to reserve, items "34 and 35 1.048,142.23 Time deposits subject to reserve (payable after 30 days, or subject to 30 days' or more notice, and postal savings)': Certificates of deposit (other than for money borrowed) Postal savings deposits Other time deposits Total of time deposits subject to reserve, items 40. 42 and 43 343,752.21 Other United States deposits, including depos its of U. S. disbursing officers 10,000.00 Bills payable with Federal Reserve Bank ... 100,000.00 25,000.00 14,913.34 7.379.94 28.700.00 49.55 245,277.26 7,269.50 8.894.60 1,046,665.93 1,476.30 69.992.40 14,615.85 259,113.36 10,000.00 80,000.00 Total ; $1,920,178.69 0f the total loans and discounts shown above, the amount on whkk interest s.nd discount was charged at rates in excess of those permitted by law (Sec. 5193, Rev. Stat.) (exclusive of notes upon which total charge not to exceed 50 cents was made) was none. The number of ssch loans was none. ": - - ' . State of Illinois. County of Rock Island, ss.: i, U. O. HUCKSTAEUT, Cashier of the above-named bank, do sol emnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowl edge and belief. G. O. HUCKSTAEDT. Cashier. est: - James F. Murphy, Robert A. Waener. J. L. Vernon. Directors. DAVENPORT COUNCIL INQUISITION IS ON The Davenport city council will meet in special session tonight at which time representatives of com panies accused of hoarding sugar are to be present and testify. Ewert & Richter Transfer and Storage company, Smith Bros., and Burdick Co., and the Davenport Malting company are subject to the inquisi tion. Ewert Richter alone admits having a great quantity of sugar stored on their premises. They claim, however, that the stock be longs to large manufacturing con cerns of Davenport whose consump tion of sugar is very great The other two defendants deny having any great supply on hand. Reserve District So. 7 887,190.91 72.75 r 387,523.00 6S.200.00 2,952.65 3,750.00 117.500.00 21,611.28 23.403.60 91,526.12 212,778.45 91,465.96 9,802.97 901.00 1,500.00 A Nearly half the fawiBBpto-fceiattethis 13th 120.