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TlifUnst)AYTqi5 BOCK ISLAND ARQUSNQVEIitaR 18, 1S207
NUSiw L. Lafaaist, . WMftei
f cattlea itlKMin
tar tor. tar saafer.
' ' Constant brooding over ehat be
! took to heart as baring been ft
scathing denunciation of baobelon
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f yourlKMMac. wpaaij Win
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tka maw aaa Mn
by Her. Billy Suaaay a ciiidron' will form in this city.
'in Rock Island, together with poor
Physical eesdiiloe front overwork.
,la held responsible for the attempt
lot Andrew L. Lofoulst, aged 48, to
, i commit sulclds lata Wednesday aft
UraoM at the John A. Holmer
: home, 131 Thirty-seventh street,
' ?wher,LofqBiit baa roomed for the
(last five years. -
At t:M o'clock Wednesday aft-
leraooa Lofquist waa found in the
: bath room Jn a seriously weakened
'Condition from loss of blood, he
-'baring cut bia left arm several
? times between the wrist and elbow
, with a rator. When found be was
' atandlag orar the wsrt bowl hold
i in bis left arm in his right band.
" being careful tbat the wounds
'should not bleed other than Into
- 'j The police were called snd sided
(lb getting, the man .to St. Anthony's
, f hospital, where be Is being attend
ed by Dr. Joseph De Sllva. The
physician announced this morning
that Lofquist stands a good chance
i to recover.
t Weniee Orar Sermon.
1 Daring tbe reriral campaign con
i ducted by Billy Sunday a year ago
Lofquist attended several of the
- sermons. In one of these the eran-
' aatlat tMMil hanhalora. claimine
! that they were shirking a duty in j
not getting married. Lofquist, who
bad nerer married. Is said to have
taken the sermon throughout as a
condemnation of his way of living
'and began to brood, according to
the membera of the Holmer fam
ily. Overwork In one of tbe Mo
lina factories Is claimed to have
aggravated bia condition. From
July to October, he was an inmate
of the Watertown hospital under a
-voluntary commitment. He is said
to bare been in better spirits of
- Iste to all outward appearances and
this attempt Wednesday to commit
suicide came as a surprise to those
ibauafc- uar nat HU oM a frame M
yea ewtt- aba ae bt. -,;i
Bock Island. IIU Nor. IS. Ebtltor
Argus: As Supreme enchantress
of guoreme Caldron, Mysterious
Order Witches of Salem. I wish to
correct the statement wbicb ap
peared In laat night' Argus as
follows: "That the Urat supreme
I organised Amoo Caldron in De
cember. 1M7. It waa chartered y
Chlcaro in January. 1918, aa 'Amoo
Caldron No. I. M. 6. W. O. 8. A
supreme body waa formed in Chi
cago February. 1118 Amoo No. t
balding twq office.
In March, 1918, Mrs. Josephine
Mace, then bead of Amoo No. 1,
withdrew from the parent organi
sation. Injunction proceedings
were served on her and others for
unfraternar conduct. She plead
guilty to the charges and surrend
ered her charter, however, retain
ing the name Amoo Caldron and is
now usurping the name Supreme
Caldron from the parent organiza
tion. MRS. VASHTI A. BOLLMAN.
Principal Arnold Las of tbe high
school left this-afternoon for tbe
high school teachers' conference to
be bald at Urban Friday, and Sat
urday, air. Lau will be on tbe pro
gram tomorrow morning and apeak
on "Curriculum Reconstruction" in
connection witb tbe manual arts
department Tbe . Misses Huel
Parriah and Mabel Ccabert left this
morning to attend tbe. conference.
Mr. and Mrs. Brwin Thrasher and
daughter, Pauline of 1406 Sixth are-
fiHa. lafi it nnnn TMtArifaw far St.
Financial success from a renture, Petersburg. Fla., where they will
In tbe Texaa oil fields tor Mayor. . the winter -
kayer Sekrlver, State's Altoraej
. Ball, Pallee Chlel Cm M
. Others Own Gasbor.
Con and other Rock Island and ,?2?: w"n
uor unuguicrt wrs. uoftnes iu. 01 7-
1 laTnlffAA man ! tft Ym tUMUretl.
nk.rAai aw stMnmiiiia tA nntimutif tirrflnh 1 Aia lenta avenue
1L W mm t,usMtvivu avwvw-SB "
Augusta f. Grandin.
Augusta C. Grandin. aged
report received at the city hall to
day from Mayor Schriver.
Tha drillers "shot" the well Wed
nesday and ft gusher estimated at
1.000 barreia a day was ushered in.
Wbat'ta more, the mayor telegraph
ed tbat the man in charge of sink
ing the well got an opening only
three feet in th sand underneath
tbe cap rock -and that prospects
are bright for one of the biggest
wells in the district, wnicu is at
Breckenridge, in Stevenson county.
The mayor. Chief Coi. Edward
Bauerafeld. fire and police commis
sioner, and others interested in the
project, left Rock Island a week
ago Tuesday for the Texas Held to
be on haud when the wen
brought in. . .
The oil iroperty is owned on a
partnership basii by about two
score men. all of this community.
A development fund of some $.
000 was raised, mostly on a basis
Mrs. G. A. Caatleman of St. Louts
is visiting witb Mr. and Mrs. Ben T.
Cable. ' :
Miss Clara Belle Stephens, for
merly of Rock Island and now of
Chicago, returned to her home yes
terdav after a visit witb Mr. and
Mrs. Clifford E. Myers, 1SK Forty
Bex Sociable' a SueeeM.
Arsenal lodge 1986, Mystic Work-
was ! ers, sponsored a box" sociable last
erening at Odd Fellows hall. There
was a large attendance and & good
time was enjoyed by all. A splen
did assortment of boxes were sold
and a neat sum realized from the
Fire fram Association and Three
from KethoaJit Church e ta
1 of $1,500 from each person in on the
Green Valley Man Is Made Aetiv?
' Hta at 0d4 FtUvw Encamp,
i meat at Springfield.
years, died Wednesday at 12 o'clock
after an illness of 16 yearsj
She waa born in Sweden Nov. 5,
1851, and came to this country
when three years old. In 1871 she
married Pehr A. Grandin. Surviv
ing are one daughter, Clara C.
Grandin and a son, Leonard V.,
both of Rock Island.
Private funeral services will be
held at t:30 o'clock tomorrow af
ternoon at the- Knox chapel. Mrs.
J. O. Benson of the Christian Sci
ence church of Moline, w'.U offi
ciate. Burial will be in Chipplan
nock cemetery. ...
Funeral of Mrs. S. E. H amnion.
Funeral services for Mrs. S. F.
Hamilton, formerly of Rock Island,
wbo died at Denver, Colo, were
held this afternoon t Denver.
Burial was in Denver. Mrs. Swan
Tropp and daughter, Rena, of Mo
line, mother and sister of Mrs.
Hamilton, attended the services.
Another sister. Miss Elsie Tropp,
I attended her sister at Denver dur
ing the latter s illness.
Funeral of Edward Mueller.
The funeral of Edward Mueller,
who died Tuesday at the home of
his niece, Mrs. Andrew Math, 1500
Fifteenth street, will be held Fri
day morning at 8:30 from the borne
and at 9 o'clock from St. Mary's
church. Rev. Francis J. Uehlein
wHl officiate. Interment will - be
made at Calvary cemetery. The
family requests no flowers.
' Hober Infant
Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Jo
seph Huber. 530 Twenty-seventh
nrolect. it Is understood.
State's Attorney Bell is credited
with having discovered the pros
pect last summer and on his return
interested Otto C. Seidlitz and oth
ers in the enterprise. Mr. SeSdli!z
has been in Texas for a number of
weeks directing the drilling opera
tions. Among a number of others inter
ested are Sam Bell, brother of the
state's attorney; Otto Adams, Al
bert Mclnnis. Dave Brady. Archie
Mclnnis, all of Rock Island; Mag
istrate Frank Gustafson, Emil John
son and Sam Kanakis of Moline.
?io Company Organized.
, No company has been organized,
the project being carried out on a
partnership basis thus far. The
property is said to be one block
square and only one well may be
drilled on any such block, but it
has been rumored for some time
that the men interested have an
option on a large tract in the same
locality and had about reached a
decision to purchase the land should
the present property prove success
ful, which it is indicated it has
done. Many of tbe interested
parties are now in Texas and oth
ers here are elated over the news
Milan P. T. A. Meets.
The Milan P. T. A. is holding a
meeting this afternoon when a mis
cellaneous prograta will be gixen.
Refreshments will be served at the
close of the afternoon by Mesdames
W. L. Clark. Harry Letngang, John
Shunning and Fred Peterson.
Five delegates were chosen by
the V. M. C. A. board of directors
to represent tbe local association
at tbe seventh annual older boys.'
conference to be held under tbe
auspices of the Illinois Young
Men's Christian association and
Illinois Sunday School association
at Springfield Nov. 25-28. The ones
chosen will receive $50 to belp de
fray expenses and are: Marlon
Besselr, leader; Leroy Toland.
boys' department; Robley Biebl,
Quincy McNeill and Sam Ryerson.
Three delegates sent from the First
Methodist church are Hartiell
Huntley, John Freeman and Rich
' Banquets, music and addresses
fby distinguished men will make
the conference interesting as well
as educational for the young rep
The welcdme from the city of
Springfield w'll be given b? Mayor
Charles F. Baumann and welcome
addresses will also be given from
the churches and Y. M. C. A. Rich- r
ard Hess of Evanston, president of
the 1919 conference, is scheduled
to voice the response.
Some of the principal speakers
of the conference will be: J. M.
Hauberg, of Rock- Island, and
chairman of the state conference
committee; David R. Porer, Lan
sing; F. Smith. F. A. Sherwood,
Richard Hess. George Piatt Knox,
'Dr. Allan Hoban and E. T. Cliss-
I The theme of the conference will
be "Our Job."
and Malmedy to Belgium, declared
Gekvaay . viewed tbe decision oi
tbe council of the League, of Na
tions aa only a "transitory soltf
"We do not deaire to enter the
League of Nations," be said, in re
ferring to the meeting of the as
sembly of tbe league at Geneva,
"unless there is aa infention. plain
ly Indicated, to receive ua as equals.
It would be imprudent to force our
selves , into a society wbicb con
tains people wbo declare they will
walk out in the event certain other
Set Worthy of Naase.
Dr. Fehrenbacb, reiterating that
the peace of Versailles did not de
serve tbe designation of a "peace,"
declared that Germany, neverthe
less, would live up to It and had
already demonstrated fier deter
mination by her work in making
coal deliveries and in disarmament.
. Te Defend Daasifr.
Berne. Switzerland, Nov. 18. De
cision has been reached by the
League of Nations to entrust Po
land with a mandate to carry out
the military' defense of Danzig, ac
cording to information received by
tbe Swiss Telegraph agency.
PROF. DEUTSCH ..
Meeting at Elks' Hall Sot. SI to
Present Leading Jewish His
toriaa of America,
Professor Gotthard Deutsch of the
Hebrew Union college of Cincin
nati win aaaress a-m-cuy uicw i the beauty shop at 405 w v
at Elks' hall, 115 Eighteenth street, .
rolume of the-"Scrom xT7'
pear shortly. The profeiJ?
known thronahnnt .v
rery active. in the Nuimf?'
Defamation League of AjZL
bas been for years vmS'
the Hebrew Union cnn-?-.
miucr vat antmU-T
the tri-city chapter of tnT!!i
Services at Tempi
Eleventh and Brady strestTiS?
port will be held at IVcloAtS
isy evening. I ne evenin'.
y Rabbi J. L Baron will TT
The Jewish Conception of "
BI TS LODBERQ SHOP
Miu Alin. U .
Rnrk Inland, at 8 o'clock. Sunday i ""
evening. -rroiessur icuiBtu is uuo . uos oeen toon
.u. TanUh historians nfied. and the new mm.. "a
ui lewi'm v " """.aeemeit w
this countrv. The meeting is open taken over the business, m-n
to the public of the tri-cities. He vey worked for seven yean
or Anti- miss aiancne Wilson, owner efT
shop oerore it was sold to kZ
will speak on "The Roots
Professor Deutsch is the origin-
Lator of current encyclopedia system
W t i , .. . U n P H.nn. hnnl-e
ana is tav huluui vi tuauj iwmbo.
His most recent work, the third i Argus.
All the news an its OBe--,
(Special to The Argus)
' Springfield. 111., Nov. 18. J.' D.
Phillips of Oreen Valley, former
president of the Illinois Bankers'
association, waa elected grand war
den of the grand lodge of tbe In-
thraecond meeting yesterday : fr J mrh ' f.,nL wm
..... ... .,. h.i.i ! ihony s hospital. The funeral will
beie. Delegates from every lode
In the state. Including tbe three or
ganizations from Rock Island,
were present at the meeting.
, Other officers chosen were John
W. Blrney of Bloomlngton, grand
representative; Dr. C. A. Aobbins.
of Dixon, grand master; A. L.
Yantla of Shelbyvllle. deputy grand
master. John H. Bikes of Spring
field was re-elected grand secre
tary, Melvln P. Berry of Carthage
was relected grand treasurer aui
James Ewing Davis of Chicago
; The re-election of Grand Secre
tary Slkes will see the continuation
of bia service In office tor the 21sl
year. ' Tbe meeting of the grand
lodge yeaterday morning at the
state araenai was featured by tbe
election of officers. Several mat
,tra of business were taken up and
greetings from tbe other two or
ders were received.
. The Rebekah assembly started Its
.election at tbe First Christian
church at 1:30 o'clock. By unani
mous vote Mrs. Alice M. Jrees of
Peoria, Was advanced from the of
fice of rice-president to president.
Mr. Nellie M. Thompson of Kan
kakee was advanced from warden
Interest centered in tbo contest
far warden In which there wer.
eight starters Tie eight were
Miss Milllcent Kifert. Springfield :
Mrs. Ella Dunlop. Chicago; Mrs.
I.ena Brennan. Chicago; Miss Flora
Sheets. Decatur; Miss Kern Web
ster. x Chicago; Miss Catherine
Kunt, Alton; Miss Gladys Neil.
Willow Hill, and Miss Violet King
Several recommendations or let
be held from the. home tomorrow,
with burial in Calvary cemetery. .
GO UP FOR LIFE
Self-('oni'ePed Abductor and Slay,
er f Baby t'onghlia Faces
THEFT OF MAIL
Ortllle Phillips Admit PertJdpa.
lion In Big Loot of Bur
Council Bluffs, Iowa, Nov. IS
Orvllle Phillips. 17. younger broth
er of Merl Phillips, has surrendered
to the government authorities and
has confessed to having participated
in the three and one-half million
dollar robbery of fast mail ' train
No. 8 on the Burlington route rail
road here Saturday night.
Orrtlle's confession & a dramatic
incident in the story of the crime
and bis surrender was made, be
says, when he discovered that his
brother Merle was perjuring him
self in an effort to save him. Or-
ville Phillips says that Merle did
Cose Gift Shop.
The Gift Shop which 'the King's
Daughter union has been sponsor
ing tor a week at the Y. W. C. A.
closed today. The plan was a great
success, and practically all of the
articles which were left over from
tbe July bazar were disposed of
during the conduction of the shop.
So practical did tbe Tenture prove,
tbat it bas been decided to make it
an annual affair, and -the members
of the various circles will begin
very soon to work on their articles.
A good sum was netted the treasury
through the shop, and the circle's
members" became acquainted , with
each other as well. .
Meet at Home.
The Queen Esthers of the Spen
cer Memorial Methodist church.
met Tuesday afternoon at Bethany
home, after school. Miss Marita
Ebn conducted the lesson, which
proved rery. interesting and prom
ised well for tbe new series of
which this was the first. Mrs. A. C.
Larrison will entertain the circle
League of Nations Issues Mandate
for Military Protection ef City
Case of Germans.
Geneva. Nov. 18. (United Press.)
Informal reports here that a
League of Nations commission, in
terceding in the Polish-Lithuanian
dispute, hr.d been fired upon near
Kovno, concentrated attention to
day on the league council, which
had appointed the commission.
There was severe criticism of
the council for failure to give
greater publicity to its decisions
and hearinss. A full explanation
of the proceedings leading to the
dispatch of tbe commission to the
Polish-Lithuanian front was de
manded by liberal delegates. They
at ts meeting the third week in De- :also demanded more complete state-
Islature bare been made, it is said. rs found the rail, but repeated
. end tbe rote on the measures will i search in Ihe vic'nKv of the spot
probablv be taken at the meeting where the crank" said he had
to be held Tburidav. One of the thrown lhe body failed to reveal
measures la said to be the changing 1 any trace of it.
of tbe annual meeting date from the j ;
third Tuesday in November to the ; GALESBUKG MAN
Philadelphia, Nov. 18. Life im
prisonment is tbe maximum nan.
alty that can be imposed upon Au-'a" that he could to persuade the
gust raaquale, "the crank, self
ennteused abduetor and slayer of
13-moutbs-old Blakely Coughlin,
who yesterday pleaded guilty in
the Montgomery county court to
second degree murder auil kidnap
ping for extortion.
The commonwealth accepted the
plea of second degree murder,
which carries a penalty of 20 years'
imprisonment because of its ina
bility to produce the body of tbe
chllud or a witness who had seen
The penalty for kidnapping is
Judgo Swartz, before whom the
case was heard, said he would pro
nounce sentence Saturday. Owing
to the prisoner's plea of guilty no
jury was impanelled. In his alleg
ed confession, "the crank" 'said tbat
after he stole the child from its
crib on June 2. . he accidentally
smothered It under his coat the
same night, cast it into the Schuyl
kill river, tied to an iron rail. Div-
otber boys from carrying out the
In a supplemental confession said
to have been ms.de by Fred E. Pof
fenberger, the 19-year-old youth un
der arrest, he is understood to have
changed his previous statement that
he did not know what became of
the content of the sack, which is
understood to have contained about i
$7"-0,000 in government bonds, and
now says that the contents of the
bag waa burned.
Rehearsal for the Messiah was
held last evening at Augustana col
lege chapel, 200 being on band for
the work. There are already 234
enrolled to take part in the produc
tion but those in-charge hope to in
crease that number to at least 300.
Those interested are urged to en
roll at once. Eighty-six sopranos,
61 altos, 60 bass, and 36 tenors are
included In the 234 enrolled at this
time. The oratorio will be -presented
in Augustana gymnasium Dec.
AugnsUna Musical club will en
tertain atS party Saturday evening
in the college canteen. The affair
is open to all students in the con
servatory department and all who
attend are assured of a happy time.
Tbe entertainment will be im
promptu, there being no definite
ments regarding other delibera
ttons. - Tbe assembly organization
w&3 complete today witb the nam
ing of vice presidents and commis
sion chairmen who will ' rank as
vice presidents. The officials were
chosen yesterday in secret session:
Commission chairmen Organiz
ation. A. J. Balfour, Great Britain;
l technical organization, Tomaso Tit-
toni, Italy; world court, Leon Bour
geois, France; administration, Jose
Quinones de Leon, Spain: admis
sion. Antonio Huneus, Chile: man
dates and disarmament, Hjalmar
Vice presidents included Welling
ton Koo of China: Costa, Portugal:
Blanco of Uruguay, and Aguero,
Aix !a Chapelle. Nov. 18. Con
stantine Fehrenbach. German chan
cellor, and Dr. Simons, foreign min
ister, concluded here today a tour
of the Rhineland districts and de
livered addresses in which they dis
cussed domestic and foreign is
sues. Dr. Simons, referring to the
allocation of the districts of Eupen
first Tuesday in October. At tbe
graati encampment meeting held
Tuesday tbe meeting date of tbat
organtietlon t changed to the
first Monday In October.
Two factiona seem to be work
ing and It la said that if the grand
lodge changes their meeting date
HELP FROM COPS
New York. Nov. 18 While the
United States bad 30 of its 54 tank
ers leased to private oil concerns.
S4 shipping board vessels were tied
up in American ports for lack of
fuel at a monthly loss to the gov
ernment of 13.000.000. Martin J.
Uillen. former special assistant to
the shipping board chairman, tes
tified before the congressional com
mittee investigating shipping board
affairs here todsy.
The facts. Mr. Gilten said, were
shown by statistics as late as Mav !
William Cameron. 624 North
Cherry street. Galesburg 111., has
notified the Rock Island police that
to the first part of October next 1 he is being pursued by a streak of
year the grand encampment win.." - "L",r"7r"'" r "
make an amendment to change the hP .. bad luck first
(late again. The Rebekahs may i canie to the atteBtion of Uia local
ehaaae their meeting date if the i authorities Ian Monday whenCam-
trand lodce does as the two orders ron appeared nere to seen aid in Sprinf Held. III.. Nor. 18. Aboli
work together. Ia erent the , recorenng a car wnicn naa oeen Uon of tne 2s city courts in Illinois,
meetly date, are changed thei. .. . . with the exception oi Chicago and
. - rninuii.''iiuicui ui iiivuii vw una iu
TJLrT;rTL f, "PW I every, city of more than 5.000 popu-!
ON CITY COURTS
convention held here this year
which a by far the largest in
the history of the Odd Fellows, will
nerer see it's like again. .
I Licensed to Wed
51111am J. Meylar.. Calamine, Wis.
artel Malk .........East Moline
Heraea & Edwards.. .Aurora, ill.
Orace Onatot.. ...... .Eldorado, lit
Carl O. Sondeea Ophiem; UL
Baby L Ntlaam.. Ophiem
WUUaa m Btieklar....Eaat Moline
car that had been stolen from him
was taken from Galesburg last Sun
day and waa last heard from at New
Windsor, south of this city, and
headed toward Rock Island. Tbe
llinois license number of the car
is 449169. In a communication to
tbe police today Cameron says tbat
be has .found no trace of the -car
and also ask the police to aire
what aid they can la .locating the
lost tire off tbe second machine. The
tire is a Goodyear cord oa a steel
lation waa provided for in the adop
tion this morning of seven sections '
of the judicial enactment article of j
tbe new constitution. -
Delegate John J. Brenbolt of Al- j
ton offered an amendment to sec-
Uon 1 of the report that would have
included city courts. By a rote of!
65 to S the convention defeated the '
amendment. j j
- A proposal was adopted making ;
the Jlerk and tbe reporter of the,
sup "erne court appointive by the
else 3BxJ, aad has a leather court. Under tbe present constitu
1810 Second Avenue
Keek Island, Illinois
OA in A r Per pound
WVJValX 10 nounrls
. . .$1.15
Large Pet 15c
Small Pet, 2 for ...15c
Large Dnndee 14
Small Dundee Te
Large Hebe t..I3He
Small Hebe, 3 for ...... . 30c
Heinx Raked Beans
K. and K S7e
Pea berry s$e
anor House 4Sc
S. and B ae
Campbell's Baked Beans
...... 75e '
Fcls Naptha, 3 for 25c
Large Ivory, 2 for 35e
Small Ivory, 3 for 25c
P. and G. Soaj. 3 for 2ie
Wool Soap, 3 for 2ic
Crystal White, S for 25e
Miller ft Hart Bacon
Squares, special price, lb.
- FLOUR v
49 lb. Ceresota 12.00
24 lb. Ceresota ......L
12H lb. Ceresota $0e
49 lb. Gold Medal $3.00
Budded Walnuts, per lb.
Hershey's Cocoa, 1 lb. ...28e
Baker's Cocoa, 1 lb. 33c
Upton's Cocoa tic
Uncle Bam Vi lb. Me
These are our every day prices. Come in and eave from 15
25 oa purchases. :
R. 1. KASH-KARRY GROCERY
. 1810 Second Avenue
Jailor Made at Less Than
Ready Made Prices
Don't wear an overcoat made for
nobody in particular and every
body in general when you can
come here, pick out the fabric that
suits your fancy and have it made
up to your own measurements in
just the way you want it. You don't
buy an overcoat every season and
for that reason you should have one
that suits you in every particular.
It's the particular man I like to
deal with because I know I can
satisfy hr mnd once I have made
him a permanent customer I know
he will tell his friends. Come in
and look me over. You'll not be
urged to buy. Everyday men come
back here after looking around and
leave their order, because they find
that they can't do as well any
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MEN'S FINE TAILORING AND FURNISHING
1800 BLOCK ROCK ISLAND
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