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-TOWiSDAY-THE'IlOGX CLAKD AKGU3-IIAY 13, 1920.
JOI1IFFI.1, i.Dr.28lDE!iT, :;srs CALL aSIar Ffeua hi Cfty Ear! His. Urj Diet at St. Anthonv'a HOTpKa)!. j - TJridse M. Whlffin, 89 rears of re, and for SO year past a real Mt of tbU community with whose mxj history and activities be bad U7 significant associations, pasa- 1 away at St Anthony's hospital, home or the last three years, Wednesday , afternoon. He Imd isen confined to bis bed for many weeks, but until tbe last tew days 2utd remained keenly alert and bad maintained an active interest In irorld affairs. ; i "Mr. Whlffln was born In Bedford OB tbe Ousfe river, England, Feb. 14, 1831. Ho took a Latin course at Harper's Charity snnool, and work ed under bis father who was a coachmaker, and with whose trade be was later closely allied. Fol lowing the death of his mother, I when he was 19, the father snd six children came to this country to I Join the grandparents in Ohio. I In the early 60s Mr. Whiffln 'came to Rock Island. He was as- 'aoclated with Kimball and Hooper, I carriagemakers, and later with Churchill and Sweeney. During tbe last 27 years of bis work, he was associated with the Deere & Man sur company of Mollne. He did specialty painting for the branch omcaa, masing tae veer appearing on their factory products as sym bol and trademark of the company. rertnut rainier. A natural aptitude! for painting. he was unable to develop till later life. - He made portraits or many old time citizens. A portrait of himself, painted on two mornings before be went to work at 6:45, with his wife holding" a lamp over his head for light, was pronounced by critics exceptionally good. He also painted many landscapes of local points. Many of bis pictures were recently sold at an auction sale. He was the possessor of a good baritone voice and sang in many of the churches of Rock Island. At one time his voice and appearance enabled him to fill the place on a program of a noted singer.. He was a student of Shakespeare, frequent-1 ly gave dramatic readings, and often recited bits of verse. ! He bought one of the first lots laid out near Augustana college for his home. Many years ago his wife and son died. His only near relative now surviving is a sister in Arizona. Seven nepbews reside in western states. Luther M. Thur low of Peoria, a nephew, reached the city today to make the funeral arrangements. NORTHWESTERN TO PLAY AUGUSTANA TEAM ON FRIDAY The Augustana baseball team will play Northwestern college at Ericson field on Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Northwestern -college makes a headliner of baseball, and always puts out first, class teams. Augustana has a splendid record so far this year, so Friday's game should be a good one. cesE STOCK ILLINOIS OIL CO. Directors ef Illinois Concern Also! Declare 200 Per Cent Dividend , At Meeting. . 'ho sold to stockholders of the tec . . .. . j . I . ji.ivntinn Tm1t;1 tn all utock lsiana cjuo yey .iuu .. ir , -,A ,, npH rf Jlin. 2A nro rala. one share At a directors' meeting following noioers ot rwwiu ui -'"' ' " " "I.," , . narof at of the stockholders, a 200 per ing $600,000 worth- lsu!l i 'n 1" now held, at par of .,1f rfiviriend was flerlarM stars in in itumbij. " t " that jeent " WAY BEYOTD All expectations, marks the record on the sale of ABRAHAM'S PECAN ROLL Oh, my, but they are good. f OCR BCSEXESS Is steadily- increasing on ABRA HAM'S PECAN ROLLS. Goodness will predominate.,- " 4 . The capital stock of the Illinois Oil company was -increased from 1500,000 to 12,000,000 at a well at tended meeting of stockholders and directors of the company, especially called for the purpose at the Rock Genuine Pipe Organ Perfect Ventilation lVjAJ EST! TONIGHT I SHIRLEY MASON In her latest and best picture "MOLLY AND I s ' By Frank R. Adams. With it I FATTY ARBUCKLE S" PENCER. QUARE Tonight, Friday and Saturday Ieugene I O'BRIEN In George Barr MeCntcheon's 1 "A FOOL I AND HIS 1 MONEY" The castle was haunted and EE: . he married the ghost Also EE TATHE NEWS AXD BRAT'S P1CT0GIUFH Coming Soon J Cecil B. De Mille's Production M WHY CHANGE YOUR H WIFE? H Don't Miss It i!iii!!!!!iiillll!!!!l!i!!!ii!!!ii!l!!!!!!)'r Don't Forget Your Discount IHlllli "THE COUNTRY HERO" llillii; 1! wE,s -GOOD ROOFS Fire Proof ; allow you discount ol I 10c per M. Cu. Ft. on ' your invoice lor and j He per K. W. U. for elec- tncity. if paid within !' , tUyn from the date on your 1 invoice. Avail youree!! OI this opportunity to save. TEOFLES POWER CO. Rock Island Moline - - Eaet MoUne m H H MACHINE 9 5 This beautiful new cabinet marhine for $!)S.no v.ith six 10 inrh new records thrown in free. This is a special offer that is only available for a slert time, inasmuch as the price of this machine is $125.00 everywhere else. We have some of another style we are offering special for $110 with six records free. This machine is now selling every where for $loS.00. Our regular phonopraph selling season is now opening up and we are going to get every prospective buyer to come to our store to see this wonderful bargain. Comes in genuine oak and mahogany, (no painted cases), has a standard double spring motor. and plays all makes o records. We cannot take the time nor spare to give you further infor mation hero. Suffice to say that the tone is without an equal and every part of the mat hine is guaranteed by the makers as well as ourselves. Ve ni!l positive.' j guarantee satisfaction. Now, as to terms of payments, our motto is "Easy Terms to Good People." We will sell you one for S5.00 and $6.00 per month. Call at once and let us demonstrate. A Has secured the local exhibition right for the most remark' able film of its kind ever made for a public showing, pre sented in conjunction with the national better baby move-ment. '$me. Established 1877 m 1 CITIES QLDES1WB 1QOO BLOGlf - ROCK ISL.AKB 1 HOUSE 1 NOT FOR THE MORBID OR CURIOUS !l Last I Days 3 J Col om Shows Daily 1-3-5-7-9 p. m. 0 Made Right-Laid Right ! Your'shingle roof is a constant drain on your purse. Jeaks are irequent and repairs always neces sary. The Art Craft Roof material is absolutely guaranteed. Is fire resisting and far more beautiful than any shingled roof, and costs wuy one nan as mucn. For all who want to know their origin AUTHENTIC - GENUINE Starts Tuesday & mm Art fraf t Roof RedCreenSUoer Cray Do not tear off the old shine root Have an Art Craft Roof atmlied rfehl over tbe shingles. This gives you a dust-proof attic, a much warmer house in the winter and cooler in ! ue summer. We win tell yon the exact cost of an Art Craft Roof for your home or other buildings, including worlininninp. " ""y- -t r-t-ir-ri. Davenport Roofing Co. fhone Dav. 993 Do XUli Know . that ttaew v made here ml bom ft. ' belter jgars Utaa in offered to the public lr 0 out of 10 outsae ' lactone. You can find one to nut ' your taate amoac these: . Ue -Cortnaa 13e lOe Ccljmtnu 10s . , lOe American 10c ' Club House Sc American fie ' , lioudrea leaden t Why don't yea try them. tTHEELAN CIGAR CO. - ITauith At, ana Ninth St. B. L ISsO. I Best Theatre 1 14th Ave and 3SUi St T0X1GHT BRYANT WASHBURN IN POOR BOOB Paramount Piclore. , Comedy OJTE L0SE1T SIGHT Also a 1 l(!in!!lI!(l!l!l!iiiIiIll!(lil(I!i''P g Black Hawk Theatre 1103 Twelfth Aveuaa T0MGHT Saturday Jack Gardner In "The Ranse Ross," aad the sa th' pplsodfl of the serial, rss "Lhjhtiiinp Bryce." Sunday : Alice Lake in "Should a Wo. man TelL Aim (rood com- edy. Monday Hale HamU- s ton in "The Four-Flusher," E and o. 14 of "Jlasked R der" 1 PL fV ult Oil I lilllllllHIIIIHIilliilllliliii illii!iIiiiliiIllilliiiil!iii!!il!IIIH!Hl!!iiiii! m mWmk&em F a.puuw.ub.l:. . II and Lassies . fi MTOir Wrlvnn'c JJ VJ5TWlL iS$ S"11. (By Arrangement With Hiit w Rft....k . ni .....d .h. ..w. MTV f t-T (lr.hrtOti-n sSfflmATT A Scenario bj WH1 M. Ritcney j T l!5r K WWl 'WiVHUJl.ia 11 MIW' 1 AaCvX DireCted GEORGE MELFORD , i "it ? Jji l IIM Eh FT" V , MACK mmlammm1 i 19 I MKT VT V 7V. St v fE l"V II ITADT Bin" .J l, . . . :ri m S&amJ? t sMl- a. i B M L Ifi Ul , . """"vu zumgnr, 55c per couple, zxtra lady, pj -i dffwtiWr aHMmOggjg 'J monks i 11 1 VAVJ36S5sr2 ! 1:1 XXyr- Ii i m " vui v jl i i uiiiiii a v r- i ill jb a i 1 lia S . . vva i"uit.u, i NEWELL il r The loves. temntt.nn m!.m;nm t 11 A Chinese rirens j .1 WITH VIOLET HEMING THEODORE ROBERTS WANDA HAWLEY and One Hundred of the Most Beautiful Women in the Vorld The loves, temptations, yearnings of a modern woman's life In drama that sways the senses with its beauty, stirs every emotion with its power. The most distinguished cast of principals yet assem bled m a screen production. Don't miss the Revels at the Banquet of Wealth! 1 GALETTFS MONKS A Day at the Hares MOORE & SHY , A Study In Contrast JEROME & . NEWELL A Chinese Circus LATEST . KISOGSAMS ii amBnaotXwuafl BrotmarTs Rialto TlIEAlKt 621 Niiiili Sired TODAI 3IADGE KENNEDY IN LEAVE IT TO SI'S AS A two-gun girl tames the bad men ot the west. Also Patio ews Eeel ard a Chris tie Comedy CALL A OOP MILK ROUTE Doing good business FOR SALE Address "Dairy," The Argus m lrid;;y S PEGGf H.LA.VD THE WEB bF CHANCE Also Pathe Xew Reel and a LLOYOCOMEIJY Es Saturd't' : , THE A.U UIG IV IKE plFTH AVEiNUP I .Perfect TtninsUaa j 532 F if Hi Arenue T0S13IIT S DUSTIN FARNUM The Light ot West- : j ern Stars Tz Action eo realit?tif as to bring the thrill . One mujt admit its excellence. One of j the most remarkable and ex- ! ;s traordinary photoplays ever produced and with Dustin Faraum at his best. AKo Chrisile ( nini-dv, " L Lcojiej .hi roitir.'' Also IIIIliiliillilllliHIHllliiiM PATHE SEWS llUlilililliiiO