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Cc Ck.,i .1 fovea sort tm
I TU. took Island kick school
f ' isa)s tan 4aatad to Mo-
Li souads by tkt mitav marata
. of om point la the contests M4
, in Malta ul Vnrk TtkM lttd
Mftht Ths locals were defeated
la tha Rock bland aojUtorfum, 27
M, bat in at Moim by the aeon
of 21 to 17. The scores of both
' events giro" Bock Wand tS and
afollao 14. As tha lowest count
Wins, the local taka tha contest.
' Rock Island waa defeated la both
of tha contests held with Daven
port, bat as Molina arid Daren port
did not go against each other It Is
Impossible to award tha tri-city
championship la tola event If all
Of three schools,, bad dec lamed
each other, Davenport won Id have
probably won the. title, as tha Iowa
speakers bad tha edge on their op
ponents fn all of the contests.
. following is the order of awards
at Rock Island f
Blair Trowbridge, Moline.
2. Paul Slater, Rock Island.
I 1 Victor Walker, Rock Island.
) ,,,. Mane Tepper, Rock Island.
, 5, John Ransom, Rock Island.
It. , Maurice Marchelio, Rock Is
land. , Following Is the order at Molina:
1. Lester Welnrott, Molina,
2. James 'Berry, Rock Island.
3. Jacob Vlner, Rock Island.
4. Wilson Payne, Rock Island.
i 6. Edward Parsons, Mollne.
6. Ooorge Haynes, MoUnc. .
'Officers to Re Chosen Tonight'
, : - Llrely Contest for vice Pres
idency of Boreas.
, v Indianapolis, Ind., Dec. 8. Or
ganization work was the central
, theme of several addresses today
' at the closing sessions of the an--J
imal convention of the American
' Farm Bureau Federation, but in
terest of the delegates was center
ed largely in the election tonight
( of officers.
v J. R. Howard, president, appar
ently will bo reelected without op
position. For vice president, how
ever, John C. Brown, president of
: the Indiana federation, and How
ard Leonard of Eureka, 111., presl-
dent of the Illinois Agricultural as
sociation, were expected to be
named aa rival candidates of 8. L.
- Strivings of Castile, N. Y candi
date tor reelection.
Murray D. Lincoln, secretary of
- the Ohio federation; Hart McDon
ald, county agent leader in Ohio;
, E. E. Reynolds, assistant secretary
of the Indiana federation; J. C.
Bailor, organization secretary of
the Illinois federation, and Charles
E. Gunnels, assistant secretary of
me national organization, were
speakers during the morning and
afternoon, each discussing various
pnases oi organizing the fanners.
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Jessie Reed, who is now Mrs. Daniel 0. CasweTL
Jessie Reed, a "Follies" show girl, who plays the character of a
bride in the show, was so well rehearsed in the part that she played it
in real life recently while the company was appearing in Boston. Miss
Reed was eecretly wed to Daniel O. Caswell, who is said to be the son"
of a wealthy family well known in Cleveland society. The young
couple were married In Pawtucket, R. I. Miss Reed s story of the mar
riage Is that It "just happened, that's all. Fate love at first sight.X
Boston, Dec. 8. Charles Jones of
Lynn pot up with his wife's snor
ing as long as' he could. Then he
built a solid partition around his
wife's bed, but it didn't do much
good. So Jones stopped contrbut-
ing to her support Today his wife
haled him imo court on the charge
of non-support Jones told his
story, but the court failed to be
come impressed. Jones was given
a suspended sentence of two months
in the house of correction and or
dered to pay his wife 84 each, week.
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Seasloa at Anusy
Taesday krJM- .
Fort William, Ontario, Dec. 8.
Fifteen ships, carrying 4,465,000
bushels of Canadian wheat, have
left here during the last 24 hours
for United States ports, principally
Buffalo, N. Y.
Tbo American legion , post No.
200 of Rock Island conducted its
regular baldness session at tha
post heedqnartera ia jUie old Arm
ory bailding, Tuesday night , Tha
largest attendance in the history
of the post was evidenced when 200
members packed the meeting room.
.. The aew dab rooms have been
opened and a canteen service is in
operation. The club rooms have
been repainted and - redecorated.
New rags have been placed on the
floors, card tables have been pro
Tided aad a music room, lounging
room aad billiard aad pool 'room
outfitted. The r arrangements were
carried out by the committee on
quarters of which Charles Staudu-har-
ia chairman:' Alt those- pres
ent last: night were presented with
keys to the new quartera. One of
the features of the evening was
the ' discussion aad ; launching of
plans for a stag to bis held en Dee.
is-- v. --v. -
. Commander Dan Brennan caused
a rearrangement in the executive
committee, naming 'William Schroe
der chairman otr the legislative
committee. "He , had : previously
been appointed as chairman of the
ways and means .committee.' Will
Roth, former, chairman of the leg
chairman of the ways and 'means
committee. ' ' : - . ' . .
The members elected Dr. Louis
O strom, Roawell Applegate and
Guy Marshall on the hospital com
mittee, which will have for its
duty the looking' after of ex-service
men , in hospitals. Tha mem
bers went on record in favor of the
creation of a woman's auxiliary of
the post - Many ex-service men
from ont of town were present and
several were called. upon for talks.
Change Election Date, -
Amendments to the constitution
were voted-changing the date of
the annual election from the first
pmeeting in November to the first
meeting in December, which will
make future installation of officers
come at the first January meeting
of each year. The post also vot
ed to hold two meetings each
I month instead of one and to change
the meeting time from Tuesday to
'Wednesday. A special meeting was
cauea iar uec. au ine post vot
ed to confer the title of past com-)!
manaer on me expiration or time
of office of all post commanders.
New York, Dec. 8. Sensational
disclosures of his mission to this
country as a spy for the German
government was given in an alleg
ed confession by John Willers, for-
ti. -iia la Ceatpaay I, 43th (
rtwltaal fctataa tatutrv. ,allesed r
Iklaf rd deserter, after Ms arreat f
km charged with abafWHllag with L
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Xzecis Sesae Parts of Aasctioa '
f k Veretlea to CMstlaaity.
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Boston, Mass., Dec. 8. "In spite
of war, disease, famine and enor
mous prices, most interest is being
manifested ia religious matters
among the people of central and
eastern Europe than in some sec
tions of prosperous America," de
clared Dr. Francis M. Clark, presi
dent of the World's Christian En
deavor union, in his address at the
annual meeting of the union today.
Dr. Clark, who -recently returned
from aa extended tour of southets-
tent Europe, added:
;,"AU oven Europe there is a
growing demand for less politics
and more Christianity. Hundreds
of Christian Endeavor "societies,
with thousands of members, have
been enrolled since the war.
"With the admission of the new
republic of Letria to. the world's
Christian Endeavor union, every
country on the globe Is represent
ed In our fellowship. There are
now more than 80,000 societies
around the world, with nearly 4,
Amputated Member Foaad Oa
. Dump Interred With Funeral
- Ceremonies at Dubuque,
Dubuque, Iowa, Dec. 8. To be
buried with all the pomp and hon
ors attendant on mortals in pass
ing and still be sitting in a chair at
the fireside alive and well, is the
distinction of a Dubuque resident
- Yesteraay a limb of an adult
person, .'wrapped in cotton and
cloth was discovered on the city
dump. The chief of police was no
tified and the coroner called. A
physician halted rumors of murder
by telling of an amputation made
Send yonr money away from home
for inferior candies, when you can
buy MEADOWBROOK Milk Choc
olates and DELTANUT, that you
know are right and made, .at
, ; How they cling to the carpet. Unless you
use a Hoover.
Embedded grit! How it wears off the nap
, Unless you use a Hoover.
t Crushed nap! How difficult to straighten.
" ' Unless you use a Hoover.
Grimy colorings! How troublesome to
brighten. Unless you use a Hoover.
J Surface dirt! How bothersome to collect.
" Unless you use an electric cleaner.
Yes, they all do the last. But only The
Hoover accomplishes the four other tasks,
in addition. ;
Hence the Hoover is the largest selling elec
tric cleaner in the world Because when
you "just run your Hoover over" the
cleaning is complete.
IT BEATS ... As It Sweeps As It Cleans
We will gladly
Terms if desired.
PEOPLES POWER CO.
NOW OPEN COME IN AND JOIN OUR NEW
Tfew Xedluai for Conveying Market
- ;- Prices to Agricultural Dis
f." trlcts to Be Tested.' '
Washington. The wireless tele
ajrajth as a means of carrying to the
farmers agricultural market news
such, as prices and conditions, Is to
be tested by the department of ag
riculture In cooperation with the
bureau of standards. The experi
ment is to be tried in half a dozen
Maryland and Virginia counties ad
jacent to the District of Columbia
and if successful will be extended
over the country.
The plans contemplate the event
ual use of 17 wireless stations over
the. country. The wireless news of
market conditions and prices will
be sent broadcast and arrangements
w:il be made with numerous private
licensed operators who would aid
in distributing the reports to farm
ers and others interested In the ter-1
. Present plans for the system pro
vide for the use of 10 wireless sta
tions with a 250-mile radium, eight
in the east where market centers
are more numerous and closer to
gether, and two in the far west;
two 300-mile radius stations to
reach the outlying points of Maine
and New York, to be located in the
northeastern part of the country,
and five 500-mile radius stations
west of the Mississippi river.
Two Reports Dally,
i Each of the distributing radio
stations would be connected with
the Washington headquarters and
other distributing stations by leased
telegraph wires of the present mar
ket news service of the department
and twice a day would receive for
Immediate release by wireless a
summarized report of market con
ditions and quotations at the prin
cipal market centers and shipping
points. Detailed reports of market
conditions In the immediate terri
tory served would also be released,
as well as crop and weather reports
Issued by the department of agri
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