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- -X. " i. p r-t .jar IJD.3T0 I 'a, ,, 1 r.CtihiT CsrssssBitYoB Am , Ml Oimv AlterMW. Om of the Wf sweats of conclave nreek wtl! be ths grand brigade pa trad and review which is to be Maced ai Rock Islaad araonal oa i Thursday aftoraoon. Wr Knight S Marry R. Lundblad of Chicago baa fbeea appolotod acting brigade Icommander In charg of tbcaa (ceremonies and bo announces tbat idariag tbe coocIoto his headquar ers will be maintained at the old Jnjon office, 218-222 Eighteenth street,, where Jatonaatloa relative tto therder of erents and arrange ment of formations, can- be secured, i Owtag to limited accommodation land the large nnmber of sir knights knd their families who will desire jto witness the grand brigade parade (and rerlew, it is announced that it will be impossible to invite the Ken feral public ' to these ceremonies, however, all Knights Templar and their families are invited, together with local Masons and affiliated jbodies. Go Oa CapKoL f The visiting sir knights will be 'taken to the drill grounds on the . jsteamer Capitol, but local residents II 111.11 1 1 ."bV M lat II . -saw. I laSaw II II MM (I - II Ti ' M II v imas aone m as oosse afW -n W-sts. fAl awVvK sizetire.1 ' A - ft- -TSLJAiP AmvMii ait.' r,7Lr,"7f ,uawy . IM mvw' m v x III . J 'OSfSuKl SaX N I.: uuu olv vrj trv i ij vjvjcu u u u j Mted &:- . . !sasjaaaaaifc ' -' - " ' , ' " - -I x - Mb ins Your Calling It la a tiMad to sniaa voar eall- lng. It means going throagh life dragging a ball aad chain. There la bo bigger q action that comes oar way than- that which has to do with selecting Ui business in which wo are to spend a lifetime. To make a mistake means failure and worse. It means prison. It means Irksome confinement Instead of congenial occupation. . y T had atannad into a. cobbler's shop for a trifling purchase. A man was working a a macaine xor nau soling shoes. He attracted my at tention. Do you Ilka your workr I asked. "I hate it" he said with a tone that was loaded with dis gusts "Suppose Von could do the thing yon love best, what would it bar Instantly his face waa trans figured. "Music!" ho said. ."Mu sic! I worship H!" Poor fellow! With the soul of a mnt1n ha waa waaiinc out life mending shoes. He probably wonld not have dlsung usaea aimseu as a musician. He waa stamped for must reach the scene of the exer cises by other means of transporta tion, admission to the arsenal being by special ticket or the usual pass, either gate being open. The pre siding officers of each of the in vited Masonic bodies have been provided with tickets to be distrib e 4 - . : ' '. S mall Car TROGRESS in any industry is well defined steps each step tion to of the people affected by the industry. No more positive benefit with respect to a saving in time and money has ever been conferred on the small car owners of this country than the creation of the clincher type of tire. A product of the foresight and experience of the United States Rubber Company the oldest and largest rubber organization in the world. The United States Rubber Company has never assumed that because a man owned a small car he was necessarily lacking in a true appreciation of quality. v US. 30 x SM'G 3 mediocrity. Bat life la not a chase after fame. Ha would at least have been able to spend his Ufa- doing the thing he loved. - Ufa la too short to do anything else. One should think of s some thing besides' wages in deciding his calling. , Big wages can bo no com pensation for attaing the best, that is la yon. The world Is rail of people who have aliased their call ing, 'r.-- Ordinarily the thing one loves to do is the thing he is likely to .do best. Nature does not lie. An ap petite that has not yet been per verted la a good guide. Of course one cannot always control circum stances but usually It is not cir cumstances, but the lure of quick success, that bribes ns to play false to the best. One has sold bis birthright for a meaa of pottage who sacrifices self-expression for a living. One must live, but existence is aot liv ing. - ' Givo the music a chance. Any thing is drudgery that you hate, but drudgery becomes divine when ona loves bis work. uted among their members for this spectacular event. Inr place of lemons Use Hors ford's Add Phosphate. Healthful, refreshing, better for yon invigorates nerves, brain and body. At druggist. (Adv.) e , : sir Con the well-being or economy of part or all 3-inch tires are built d as honestly as the largest factory devoted exclusively By workmen trained and skilled Clincher Tires. itimate dealer when He Rubber Company .ATfiQjiffl Tea Bands aad Fivo Drum Corps to - KeepBreeseeFnWWWi . Stirring Airs. From advices received, there -will bo 10 bands of music aad five drum corps la attendance at the (4th an nual conclave which meet la Rock IsUad Sept 1 aad 2. The largest bands will bo from Chicago aad Oak Park. Columbia cornmaadory of the former city and Siloaavoom mandery of Oak Park will each tend bands of about one hundred; pieces. Besides these big bands there will bo eight smaller bands and these together with the dram corps or ganizations, will provide an almost continuous round of concerto and serenades while the sir knights are in the city. The work of rounding up the bands and seeing that there will be plenty of music for the Wednes day morning street parade has been in charge of Samuel Ryeraon, chair man of the music committee, assist ed by A. T.' Waldo and W. J. Sween ey of Hock Island aad C H. Man gold and J. L Oakleaf of Moltne. If anyone likes music, all he will have to do next week is to come downtown and keep his ears open and listen. Bandconcerts are to be staged at Long View park and the Watch Tower while the conclave is on. marked by certain a positive contribu as well and as care- size tires are built, to this size tire. in the production you want a small f knows what the United States Rubber Company has done in the interests of the small car xzszo 70iniAHE : TAEXrr EI IIAID; PAYHEAVYFCna Four negro women were arrest ed by the police in a raid Saturday FICTION MORE THA5 OUTDONE BY CAPTAIN THOMPSON'S THRILLING RECITAL OF HIS TRULY MARVELOUS ADVEN TUREDRAGS THREE MEN IN-BOAT AT SPEED OF EXPRESS TRAIN FIVE HARPOONS AND MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED BULLETS ONLT SERVED TO INCREASE HUGE CREATURE'S FURY IN ROCK ISLAND. CITY WHARF, TUESpAY, WEDNES DAY AND THURSDAY. v.- A "Imagine yourself la mid-ocean at midnight, steading- In the bow of a small life-boat, being towed at terrific speed through the trackless oeeaa by aa unseen monster." Sack was the dramatic picture tersely painted by Captaia Charles T. Thompson, the well-known sportsman of Miami, Fhv, as he related the thrilling ttorj of his capture of the riaat fish known as the Deep Sea Mystery. As explained la a prevleas article, the fish IS declared by scientists to be the largest ever captured la the history of the world. The announcement yesterday that Captaia Thompson aad his (riant monster are here Is creating wonderful Interest la Bock Island aad It is eoaservatlvely estimated that it will he seen by at least 5,000 people while here dariar the next few days. Continuing his story, Captaia Thompson said:. "I was returning from aa eventless Sshiag trip In the Florida straits, and on my way back to Miami bad anchored for the Bight 1b the channel off Knight's Key, purposing to run up to Miami the next day." "Soon after breakfast, while the crew of the Samoa was preparing to weigh anchor and I was in the cock-pit of the yacht gazing idly across the glassy waters, I spied what at first appeared to be a giant fin thrust abve the surface at some little distance away. "Look out there and tell me what you see," I said, pointing to the strange apparition. ' "Well, sir, if the periscope of a submarine had suddenly appeared in our vicinity the excitement aboard the Samoa could not have been great r. Everybody rushed to the rajl on the side of the yacht on which lay the strange object "It's a devil of a big shark or a whale," somebody said. "'No whales were ever seen in these waters,' was the instant re ply, 'and as for sharks well, that must be the great grandady of all ot 'em, he's s big? "I had not had any big game sport in a long time and instantly became intensely interested in the strange object lying out there in the water. We could see his huge bulk projecting partly above the surface like a water-logged, cap sized vessel. "I'm going to see what that thing is and put a harpoon in him,' I de clared, watching my men to see how they took the suggestion. "I could not help smiling at the evident reluctance ' some ot my crew showed about tackling such big game, but their hanging back simply put me on my mettle and made 'me more than ever deter mined to tfy at the creature, what ever it was. '"Lower the lifeboat,' I ordered. 'Who's game to go with me? "Two men stepped forward. In a couple ot minutes we three put off from the yacht, while the rest of the crew hugged the rail and watch us start on our great adven - ture - "The cteature was evidently drowsy and was moving on slowly through . the water as td make scarcely a ripple on the sunlit sur face. We brought the boat pretty close without in the least disturb- ing him. " 'Now for it' I said, standing up in the boat with a harpoon poised ready to d-ive it into his vitals. "You may hp sure it was an ex citing moment, for I didn't know wt. 41... i tare felt thrshan. steel nUrcing tare ieit tne snarp steel Piercing his hide. - I dared not fail to strike, and strike deep, and, nerved myself to hurl the harpoon with all . my strength into the animal's body. "Whiz! the weapon flew from my hand and struck true to my aim. It went deep and held firmly. "Immediately we backed . away some little distance, plying out the line that K-ld the - harpoon, and i well we did so, for the monster lashed out with its tail and made such a commotion in the water that we would have been swamped had we not backed out ot danger. "The creature, maddened with pain, thrashed the water- until it fairly boued. Its enormous body iwas the ceter of a swirling mael - Strom made by its convulsive gyra-i tions- The monster churned the, I water to f -m and set up such a !,swell that our boat rocked drunk - anlr and was netrlv unset more than once. -"Suddenly he dashed off like a : shot towards the- open sea, the line fairly smoking as we paid it Out through' the bits. Easing the line as best we could, we made it fast and soon were being towed through the water in the wake of the crea ture at the fastest pace any of us ever expected to hit short ot an air-plane. Now began that thrill ing, nerve-racking and never-to-be-forgotten chase for two days and a night thirty-nine hours. "After the first burst ot speed the creature slowed down. We thought he was tiring out andvso brought ine do ..i up ciose enougn 10 put another harpoon into him, at the same time firing a number ot bul lets at his head. "In the meantime, the Samoa had weighted anchor and was following us so as to render any assistance necessary in capturing the game, but- as the creature showed little signs of exhaustion, there was nothing the crew nt the Samoa could do but keep us in sight. . "The second attack with harpoon 3 and bullets served only to energise 3 i the creature, and he put on speed till it is no exaggeration to say that we were going at the rate of thirty or,, forty miles an hour for most of the time. The yacht was soo out-distanced and finally as we drew away it disappeared in the horizon and we did not see, it again for many hours. "The day wore on without fur- ther incident, and after the first thrill of adventure had passed we settled down to a steady job of it and it seemed to be a question of which ihonld give in first "Night came on, calm and peace ful, and the moon rose over an un troubled sea save for that huge, night on a house at 2111 Third ave nue. - 1 ' J When arraigned before Magis trate D. J. Clelaud la, police court this morning Bertha Moore was fined ISO as keeper of a disorderly house, and Anna Griggs, Edna Pat terson and Hatel Sheppard were mysterious creature ploughing madly through the dark water, dragging our pitifully small boat in its wake. We were far from land; in fact, we did not know where we were afid could only tell by the position ot the stars the di rection ot our general course. "Once, when night had settled completely down and. we were be ginning to feel anxious as to the outcome ot our adventure,,, the lights of a vessel twinkled on th horizon , and filled us with hope that our troubles would soon be over, for we were certain it . was the yacht Samoa searching for us. It was going south, and when we came broad side of the vessel we recognized her as a boat of the Morgan line, bound for Key West "Twice more during the night we passed boats and hailed them, hut they went on their way without answering our calls. The irony of our situation was made manifest next day when we learned that the boat we had seen last was really and truly the Samoa looking for us. We had passed her twice and she had failed to discover us. "It was evident to me that my two companions irrthe boat had long since had enough of the sport they were at first so eager to share with me. We had been out all day under the blazing sun without a bite to eat since breakfast and with only one bottle of water in the boat. The strain on their nerves had been something awful and I could hardly blame them for wanting to give up the chase and get back to their grub and bunks. "'See here, capt'n.' they said, 'what's the use? We can't never catch that damn thing and get him to port. Let's cut the lines and let the devil go.' "Not on your life,' I said. 'I'll maw "sn or uevii, to neu !r Africa whichever, way he's I headed but what I'll get him. Threatens to Shoot Companions to Save His Prize. " '111 be damned if I do,' ex claimed one of the men, doggedly, "'"S ne raisea ii aDove nis nad ndwas actaIly. ?oinF. t0 uuup me iins mai neia tne nsn. It was no time for parleying. Action was needed if I. would save my game and I can tell you I got into action mighty quick. "Pulling out my pistol I jumped to guard over the tow lines. I ' Teckone1 tbere was 80me fire in a ni the feHow MW j meant business when I said " 'Cut that line, damn you, and I'll shoof "Well, sir, there was nothing : doing right then for quite a spell. With my finger on the trigger I looked him square in the eye. Slowly tbe ax descended, but not on the toW lines. x M Khlirllfl T waa nnlv tiwhln1 vnn capt'n. he said with aa attempt atlnS n8wer-, ln few minutes the . r trnsthf wn b nlnttHBlria anil nfrnwail a bravado that was lost on me, . " 'Well, I ' dont admire your brand of humor, that's all,' I said. 'If I were you I'd cut It out But I was by no means assured i the by play was intended as a Joke, The men were in a surly mood and ll felt that any weakening on my part would be taken advantage of by them. If I didn't keen a sharo ) lookout, I would lose my game, and 1 1 can tell you I had no notion of I lpttine that hannpn , ' letting that happen, "For the rest of the night, pistol In hand, and with my finger on the trigger, I stood guard over those tow lines while we rushed wildly over the dark waters of an unknown sea,' towed by that awful monster we knew ndk where. CapU. Thompson Loses 16 Pounds As Result of Strain. "The nervous strain I was under was almost intolerable. It is a fact that after I had passed through i that terrible experience I found I had lost 16 poundsjind had aged 10 years. "Tou may be sure that the first faint streaks of yellow light in the east heartened us greatly, worn out as we were by -our all-night vigil, for we were ravenously hungry, tir ed to death and all but ready to col lapse. . . . , "The sun shot up and flooded the sea with silver light Eagerly we scanned the circle of the distant horizon, but neither land nor sail was in sight "The monster we bad struck had evidently spent, much of its strength. Already he was begin ning to slow down, and I was mak ing ready to atrike another har poon into his body when I heard a shoot and felt a hand on my arm. " 'A boat a boat' yelled one of the men, excitedly. v "Sure enough, a vessel could be seen coming up over the horizon and down on ns, and I can -tell you It looked mighty good, for we had been out of sight of land for many hours and did not know where we were. It could not have been min utes, but it seemed hours to us be fore we could recognize the famil iar outlines of the Samoa, and we gave a hearty cheer, for we felt mat our troubles were nearing an j " "The crew of the Srnoa soon dla - . - - fined lt5-eaca. The turned over to the county venereal disease clinic. ,- . , The air breathed daily by a human being weighs about six times as much as the food aad drink con sumed la the same time. WONDERFUL MARINE EXHIBIT ON CAPT. THOMPSON'S YACHT Collection Coataias Maay Bare Specimens aad Is Cenhidertd 0a at a. finest aad Most Complete la America. - Second only in interest to the Deep Sea Mystery itself, which has been- attracting1 thousands of visi tors to Captain Thompson's yacht is the captain's marvelous marine exhibit, which is considered by many who have seen it to be one of the finest and most complete pri vate collections in America. Among the rare specimens are aa octopus, one of the most repulsive creatures imaginable; a devil-fish; hammerhead shark; angel fish; a giant sail fish, with a sail two and one-half feet long and one one and a half feet wide; a giant baracouta over seven feet long that weighed 140 pounds, and with a mouth and teeth large enough to bite a man's leg off, to say nothing of hundreds of other marvels of the great deep, all of which are shown in their natural forms and colors. , One of the most interesting and singular specimens of the entire collection is the baby hammerhead shark, with the singular elongated flat head from which it derives its dname. The eyes are situated on eAireiue wise ui iub uaiuuier, su that it can cover an unusually wide range' of vision. The hammerheads grow to a length of fifteen feet and bring forth their young alive. The tiger shark is the terror ot the seas. Growing to a length of Facts of Interest About .V the Deep Sea Monster taiak, in V Measures 45 feet in length. wejgns la tons; or neany au.uuu pounus. Its liver alone weighed 1,700 pounds, or more than ten full grown men put together ,- It is 23 feet around tbe body and its tail measures 10 feet from tip to tip. - It had swallowed an octopus weighing 400 pounds. A black fish weighing 1,500 pounds and 500 pounds of coral was found in its stomach. '. . It could have swallowed 20 Jonahs without suffering the slight est pangs of indigestion. . It smashed a boat into a thousand pieces and crushed the rod der and propeller of a 31-ton yacht with a single swish of its mighty tail. Five- harpoon thrusts and 150 large calibre rifle bullets only served to increase its fury, and it took five to finally kill it. The battle lasted 39 hours two days and a night in open wa ter with the monster dragging a small boat at express train speed for hundreds of miles. ' Scientific authorities believe that the creature was an inhabi tant of depths more than 1,500 feet below the surface, and that it was "blown up by some subterranean or volcanic upheaval, which In jured thed iving apparatus so it was unable to return to its native depths. . Its hide is three inches thick and enabled it to withstand the most enormous water pressure, a pressure almost unconceivable to man. Its eyes, which are very small, have no lids and were never closed, indicating that it lived at a depth where eyes were of noavaiL The creature is not classified in natural history, the genus or species is unknown, and it is not only the most remarkable zoolog ical specimen, but the largest specimen ot the fish tribe known in history. - Although the largest fish ever captured, scientists claim It was only a baby of its tribe, and if it had lived to attain full growth it would have been two and one-half times as large. Every undertaking establishment on the Florida East Coast, from Jacksonville to Key West gave up their supply ot formalde hyde to preserve tbe monster, and over 19 barrels were used. It was mounted by Prof. J. S. Warmbeth, the celebrated taxi dermist who was recomnended by the Smithsonian institution, who was also chosen to go with Admiral Peary on his famous trip to the pole. Now on exhibition in Bock Island on board the yacht Tamiami, anchored at the City Wharf, Levee Front, Foot of Nineteenth street from 9 a. m. to 10 p. m. HERE TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY ASD THURSDAY. T covered us and gave us a reassur - yacht was alongside and offered to take us on board. But the pres ence of my men on the yacht with food and water in plenty, seemed to invigorate us, and boost our wan ing courage. One and all we de clined to abandon our lifeboat, fqr we were now determined to see the matter through to the end. "I tell you what, nothing ever tasted so good before nor since as tbat breakfast the men aboard the yacht had ready for us. For we were well nigh famished, and can imagine how we felt, not having had a wink of sleep all night and our nerves not let up from excite ment for 24 hours. "We took aboard the lifeboat 'an ample supply of provisions and fresh water and then started in on the next phase of our great adven ture. By this time we had been able to see enough of the strange creature to make out that it was not a shark of any known species, nor could it be classed as a whale, for all whales have horizontal fluke tails, while the tall of this monster was verticle, like all fishes. Its head was like neither a whale's nor a shark's. What it was we could not guess that is, we made all sorts ot wild guesses, but no body had ever seen anything at all like this creature.- We were, there fore,, more than anxious, to kill it and bring it to land. "I took advantage or his resting spell to drive another harpoon into the creature's hide. He answered by a mighty convulsive leap that took his body half out of the water, and, thrashing the water to a foam, he dashed off at full speed toward the north, the Samoa following at ner oesi cup. T u wA ; day ot tola nerve-rackinr chaaa you can -call It a chase, to be towed by such a monster over miles .and miles of ocean with hardly any let up. Aad after several hours ot this exciting though somewhat monoton ous exercise, during . which the creature exhibited a remarkable fund of vitality, land loomed up in the northwest which later turned out to be the outlying Florida Keys., '" : . . "Tli. K a.k . m . .. I - um wwwu. us siraigni i lUSSr?SSi whereTe - - - 4 KCTSsrairs oj nti i . i Eft, 6. W. BILL, V Bargain moonlight gsteaVi Sept 4. Only IS ceatt. rS2 Sept 5, to Clinton. LmtmTm a. m. Moonlight, leaves , " Labor Day, Monday. Sept t , noon r Muscatine. s thirty feet, they Inhabit the a waters of the tropics -and often J! cenj the gulf stream to more nortfe. erly latitudes, where they r, t menace to bathers in summer. - The angel fish is a curious crt. tare whose place in nature is ait way between the shark and tbt ray. Their large pertorial Bu in jecting far out on each side ha a fancied resemblance to wing, which is their only angelic feature. Few crei tures of the sea hw more horrible appearance than tin octopus, about which some of tot most grusome stories ever writui have been told. Another internt. ing specimen ot marine life it tin giant sail fish. Captain Thomptoa'i specimen is one ot the largest eter captured on tbe fcast Coast,. mat! uring seven feet in length. Other specimens are a glut sword-fish,' giant jewfish, -. leather fish dolphin, amber jack, parrot fish, porcupine fish and others too numerous. to mention, altot which are the finest specimens obtainable. i and are in a perfect state ot pres. ervation. This wonderful monster of the deep is now on exhibition in Rock Island on board Captain Thomp son's palatial yacht, Tamiami, u chored at the city wharf, tromt:N a. m. to 10:00 p. m. , 'Wi$i,.5iV V 1 last phase of this most extraordiii' ary struggle took place, "In some unexplainable manner news of what was going on hai got abroad and the shore was lined with scores ot persons who had as sembled to see the sport "With laudable desire to hl three men put off trom shore ia a 30-foot launch and came slot side to render what assistance they could. The creature was lying like a lifeless bulk in the water, ani they succeeded in throwing a Wl iron into its tail. Knocks Small Boat Into a The - sand Pieces. "Instantly the monster came to life with renewed energy and woe there was the very devil to M With a desperate lunge and vicioM slap ot its mighty tail the creature knocked the boat completely ut of the water and smashed it into thousand pieces. The men west into the water in every directioa, but fortunately were fished out an hurt "We thought this was his expir ing effort, for he ceased to struK" or ahow any further signs of The Samoa was then warped along side and the huge carcass lashed to the side of the yacht tw creature again showed signs oS re viving, and to make an end to ..fv.-i u - v.-AW -Knarrt the uunuiBB lug view - moa poured a volley of bulleti w its head. . "This attack only served to Bid den the creature more thas ew. for with a mighty wrench it itself loose from the lashing held it to the yacht and aJ ' went, making for the open sea, towins- our boat, with me and if companions of the chase in n. ft V. in lnnk af if ' were in for another night of ten at sea. But the five harpooning had been driven into the creatsn vitals and tbe more than one J dred bullets that had been fireo w to Its head began to tell on it- ' "This huge, ungainly with its mastedonic strength."" sloajly but surely succumbing " the superior prowess of mtt,JL v -t the creature seemed to IJ He ceased to struggle snsw as inert mass floating in the aslJffloi.