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WW X Vm lift OalM Writ f Ctrtavferl raise Still Await Wi tnm M0. ' ; ,T rumor current In Davenport . Stcrday that Dan Droit, former :c2tr of the Rock Island Newt, vtl bii released from the Daven Jail by order of Supreme Court ) Jn Bm I. Sallngsr closed a I 3oi of telephone messages to pour I1 the office of County Attorney Verf H. Jebens. who informed all ftQblrera that Drost was still lock el behind Jail walli, pending Judge EaUncer's decision on the bearing for a writ of certiorari held in Car- tfVlowa, Dec. 3. , Drost wai convicted of a erlm Jtal libel charge preferred by County Attorney Jebens a year ago laat December. Droit secured his ( freedom through fats attorney,!, W. . C. Allen of Rock Island and J. A. ' Hanley of Davenport, on a writ of habeas corpus, following which Drost repaired to Rack Island, re .' Mining until the expiration of the time legally given him to file au - appeal. :, At the expiration of the six months' grace given Drost under the lows law in which to file his appeal. County Attorney Jebens instituted extradition proceedings and Drost was returned to Daven port to serve his year's sentence laat September. . Through his attorneys the de- fondant secured a writ of certi orari Nov. 29 last, but which was held up by Judge Salinger over the : longdistance telephone by in?truc- '! tl-)n to County Clerk Emll F. v Sehroeder to take no ac ton until Schroeder heard further from the , court. This writ would have ad mitted Drost to ball In the sum of 11,090, pending a rourt review of l case. On Dec. 3 attorneys for j Iho' defense and Assistant County juioTnry uuenen appoaret oeiare Judge Sallngor for a review of the case, which resulted In a withheld decl!on upon the part of the court. Drost still is In Jail. ARGUMENTS ON PLEA FOR NEW ri TRIAL HEARD Court Con'innes Hearing In the Vt Case f James end Dcnnnlck Be Lorenso. 1 Hearing In part on the motion for a 'new trial for James and Domo ftek De Loreuzo, brothers, convict ed of the murder of Angelo Frank-1 villa, was had this morning before ' Judges E. C. Graves in circuit court. The Judge continued the heariue' Vuntil future date, when questions ! i law win he gone i:ito. The udge promised to resume the hear ing on the first onnortunitv. 1 1! n Attorneys William B. Schroeder and Clarence Schroeder based eJaims for a new trial on alleged Imperfections In the instructions that went to th inrv. which nr held to be unfair to the defendants ! and contrary to the laws governing instructions. Because or the short tiess of the time. Attorney William Allen could not be heard on ques tions of law Involved and the con tinuance was taken by the court. NEEDNTEREST IN RELIGIOUS SCHOOL SPEAKER EXPLAINS Need of more keen interest in the religious institutions was imprcsed upon the Jewish congregation at the Trl-City Temple Emanuel. Dav - enporU-last evening when a commit tee of the Union of American He brew congregations addressed the temple. Nathan Herzog, chairman tit the committee, told of the need and appreciation for Jtwisii insti tutions. -Talks on both local and national obligations on the part of the Jewish people were made by Rabbi J. L. iau Baron of the temple, Mrs. Helm Coffman, president of the Teniole ; Sisterhood, and by Mayer Levi of! Rock Island. AMOO CALDRON ARE MOHASSAN GUESTS' One hundred candidates were in- - Itiated into Mohassan caldron, Dav- : enport, at the ceremonial held last evening at the Turner hall. Mem bers of Am oo caldron, ock Island, v and Zal caldron, Moline. and Mrs. Thoreon of the Bay City, Mich.. ' caldron, were the guests of the evening. The reception was held at :30 in the afternoon, followed by the ban quet at 6 o'clock at which 600 were seated. The dining room commit tee was dressed as Santa Claus and the cooks were members of Mo- bassan grotto, Davenport. The line . of march to the table was headed by .the chairmen of the tri-city cal drons, followed by the officers, can didates, visitors and then the Mo hassan caldron. Jhe Mohassan patrol gave a demonstration and put on the ceremonial work. CONCERT TICKETS L CAN BE SECURED AT MUSIC STORES - Tickets tor the Tri-Clly Sym tkony orchestra concerts for to morrow afternoon at tbe Daven - fait coliseum, and the Monday Tan ing concert at Angustana gym nasium, caa be secured at local tfbslc stores. After each, concert Ue priest of admission to that one the series is deducted. 8inie admissions. will be taken at the, door, It waa aanwincec this mora-' . - ' ,.V : ALDSIIII All GETS BEST WISHES OH -SSTII EQTHDAY George W. Henry yesterday ra- eetvei the conjrratalatlona of his Wends os the 8th nnivfsry of hia birth. Mr. Henry Is well known In Rock Island, baring resided here for years and bis entire life i the county. Mr. Henry was' born- at Carbon Cliff Dec 10. 1834. Mr. Henry came Into The Argus office yesterday afternoon with a smile on his face. , He is as spry and . ... v.. a .fnn.nf ' IT: III onf last Mr Henry ?Jfc'J ?hl0b weddig ann7 versary to Antionette Wells of Bar-stow.- The couple has resided at 1302 Second avenue for 48 years. CHIEF ASSURED MORE COPS FOR NIGHT PATROLS Commissioner Flualmmons Says He i Will Carry Out Recommenda tionFear Crime Wave. Five additional policemen to aid i Kn.Alt V. .ti-ant. nf TTfwlr In. land at night are assured by Com-! missioner "William H. Fitzsimmons, in charge of the department or puo- lic health and sarety, wno an nounced this morniDg that lie in tends to follow ont the recommen- auuons mauo vy r.n.c mci While the commirsioner's depart- TnniBi funds cm low. h. neverthe-1 less declared that the board of fire and police commissioners will be asked to appoint five new police- . men as insurance-against the crop- ping out qf a crime wave that is h.in. fcoroH on KPMnnt nt thu in-i crease in crime in'many cities andlthe war for vo k at the Rock Is whirh in must maoa i held il to. land arsenal, he has served out Ue the lack of employment. .Should Have 34 Cops. The commissioner believes that Rock Island should have a patrol man for each 1,000 of the popula tion, which would mean 35 patrol men for this city. However, oa ac-" count of lack of funds, this is out of the question. The police depart ment has 18 members. Seven of these are patrolmen and three are detectives. Four patrolmen work nights with one detective. Three patrolmen work days with one de tective, while the third detective works from noon until midnight. With five new policemen there would be nine patrolmen on night duty, which number is even con sidered to be hardly enough. Com missioner Fit7simmons said that he has talked to others of the com missioners and is sure that some way can be worked out to obtain funds with which to pay the salar ies of the men that he is determined to add to the force. HE WAS GOOD COUPLE DAYS; CRUEL AGAIN j "r' . Coral Blanrlie Saunders East Moline Files Suit for Dhurry ' of Coral Blanche Saunders of East Moline today filed suit in the cir cuit court for divorce from Frank A. Saunders. The spacific charge is ill-treatment accorded her and her three children by the husband and father. They were married June 6. 1909. in East Moline, and separated Dec. 8. 1920. The plaintiff states that three j weeks after they were married the , defendant commenced his course of abuse towards her, and that it has been maintained continually since then. During the past sum mer the plaintiff quit her home and went to live with her parents, tak ing the three children with her. She says that her husband during that time called on her thrice and ' i , i t .BB"U, " "e , to return and he would in the future be a dutiful and indulgent husband and fa- tber. She finally consented, it is related, end upon her return ev erything went along fine for three days. Then the storm broke out tnew. RELEASE SUSPECTS OF AUTO BANDITRY Charles Russell, 24 years old. Morris Con i'.Io, 19 years old, and L. McCausland, 27 years old, the three youthful holdup suspects, ar rested while attending a matinee performance at the Columbia the atre Tuesday afternoon on suspic ion of being implicated in the three daring Bettendorf robberies Tues - day and Wednesday nights, were re- leased oy roiice i;niei unanes Boetthcher, following the failure of two of their alleged victims to j identify them at the "city Jail today. A tell-tale tag on a pipe lying in the bottom of an automobile led to the arrest of the three suspected youths. REPORT TO BOARD. Supervisors John B. Johnson of Rock Island, and George F. Mc Nahney of Hampton today made a report to the county board of the fifth annual Better Community con ference held at Urbana. Champaign, Oct 1, 2 and 3. to which they were delegates of tbe county. A detailed story of the program of noted speakers was made and incorporat ed in the proceedings. -AXSTAL BAZAR, The trustees aid society of the Warm an A. M. E. church will give its annual batar at the church on Thirteenth-street and Fifth-and-a-half avenue, nest Tuesday and Wednesday. Dinner and sunner wui do BeryM aaen day The pub- lie in cordially invited to attend. Irv ftnM.ffflT 10 DTUUHV.U..I0 DISMISSED ON HOLDUP CHARGE Charles Bellies; Beieased After Being Held for Mont la Cramer Case. The police fell down flat today in .l. rh.iA. Rnitinc : ,t T. II. .W whom they had held since . Nov. 10, on a charge of hlghwsy rob bery, the man was dismissed to day. . -' Boiling bad been charged by the police with being one of two men who held up the Cramer broth ers' bar, corner of Eighth avenue and Twelfth street, the night of Nov.' 9, and taking $1,000. Detectives arrested Boiling the night following the robbery. The hope was held out that he was one of the right men wanted. He was arraigned before Magistrate D. J. Cleland in police court and was re- ntmnAaA in. thA rmintT 1a.il under & heavy bond pending a continuance. In 10 days the man was again ar raigned. He was represented by Attorney Ben Schriver, who asked fnr another continuance. At the I en(j Df tCs t;me ana a few days ago iftnAtha, ntiHminnpA una taken in the case. Boiling was not repre sentcd by an attorney when he was brought up for trial today. Is t Identified. Edward Cramer, barter.der at the j time or the robbery, ant trom wnoeo lw.wt. .h. Hi.ho-o-rmon tnnV- SSfio l and in addition obtaining $200 from ":-',"," VZZ I. " 1 tne casn register, couia noi laenuiy Boiling today. Several louneers at i the bar, who had been backed into a 'corner while the robbery was being! perpetrated, were not on hand at; !hn toinl n altuvitir an iftnTitifinaHnn jtno trial to attempt an laentincation of the man. Boiling was paroled from the Joliet penitentiary during time of his parole and has been given his discharge from the penal institution. TRACTOR PLANT WORKING FOUR DAYS A WEEK Sixty Per Cent Reduction In Em 1 loyed Force Has Been Put in Effect. About a sixty per cent reduction of the employed force at the Moline Universal Tractor plant in Rock Is- j land has been put in effect, begin ning last Monday,- according to E. H. Sohner, plant superintendent. "We ,are now employing 500 men on auto truck work, but the tractor market seems temporarily to have beea knocked out," said Mr. Sohner today. "This portion of our plant 1 i oniv working ahoiit four f!avs a i week and it will nrnhnhlv hp rnn - tir.ueJ on this scale until the mar- ke't opens up again." Normally the combined tractor and truck plants furnish employ-1 ment for between 1500 and 2 000 1 men. while at present but 40 per i cent of the regular force are at work, it 13 said. Invited t Wwt ITrs. Rlakemore. j Mrs. Robert S. Blakemore of 1021 j Seventh. streat, Moline, has issue! .cards to a large number of young ladies and young matrons of the city ! to a tea. Saturday afternoon, Dec. 18. The guests are invited to meet Mrs. Paul H. Blakemore. Regular Skate Tonight. It was afnounced today that the regular roller skating would be held this evening at the Y. V. C. A. The hours are from 8 to 10:30. Thesa Saturday night skates are proving very popular, a large com pany of young people attending each week. Plan for Entertainment. The Parent-Teachers' associa tion of Big Island school met Thursday evening. After the busi ' uess session in which plans were j made for an entertainment to be I civen in the near future, an infor mal program was given. Mrs. Charles Norris favored with sever al piano selections after which re freshments were served. Kirl Reserves to Give Play. The grade school girl reserves are to give a Christmas play Tues day evening, Dec. 21, at the Y. W.. C. A. ' The title is "The Magic Star," and the girls are being directed hv ; Mrs. Faye Crist Wolfe. This is the j big Christmas entertainment which will De undertaken ov tne eirls' I work department of wheih Miss Hazel Rust is secretary, and the af fair promises to be a very inter esting one. The public is cordially invited to attend, and boys and girls in the city -"are v especially urged to be present 14II0LDUPSBY CHICAGO NEGRO Colored Bandit Bans Amuck Stanton Avenue District Elides Detectives. la Chicago, Dec. 11. Eluding two auto loads of detectives and 75 patrolmen, a negro bandit with a revolver wrapped in a newspaper, committed Ave holdups . in the noon, bringing bis total to 14 since Thursday. Persona! Points Mr. aid Mrs. Otto Brohn, 2342 Twentieth avenue, are leaving this evening on an extended - trip through the southern states, and around the Gulf of Mexico. Miss Leota Edwards of 1821 Twenty-ninth street, has returned home from St Anthony's hospital where she underwent a serious op eration several weeks ago. Friends of Mrs. Daniel MoOee of 938 Twenty-second street,' will be glad to learn that she has suflic- iently recovered from an operation wnien sne unaerwent in uatesourg two week io ! "moved to the ; honle rf b mother M c De. Wein, 71 Garfield street, Galesburg. Mr. and Mrs. George J. Hinderer : Baughmaii success. Commander of 1031 Eighteenth avenue, kft last' Charles H. Church, who died night to spend the winter in the ! Thursday. south. I AH other officers were reelected Fred S. Pahl of 2733 Eighth ae-j yesterday to serve another year, nue, left Thursday morning .... for ( The officers are senior vice corn Baltimore, where he will spend the'mander, Andrew Bladel; Junior holidays with his sister, Mrs. Ralph Syrett. He will visit is Oak Park and in Hamilton, Ohio, en route. - 1 . ; -a - Mrs. Eva Mnibarger. ' Mrs. Eva Millburger, age 65, who had been ill for some time and bad tumor two month, ago. died Friday evening at 5:30 o'clock at her home 421 Seventh street 'She was born in Abingdcn, 111., March 26, 1S55, and was married in 1869 to John F. Cross, after whose death she was united ir marriage about 10 years ago to iriam Millburger. airs Miin.o . s i., T. land 12 years, coming here" from I ? 1 . '? " uanton, in. Sunivine are the husband. Wil- Obituary Ham Willburger. and six children, I 'atetr Arthur Cross of Canton, III., Don, of ; uctc London Mills, HI., Guy and Ira or;4 y Tl.-I. T 1 S U yii I I PA Rock Island, Mrs. Clarence Slater or London Mills,- 111., Mrs. Harry Jenks of ROck Island, and eight grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be an nounced later. Funeral for C. IL Church. The funeral of Charles H.j Church, commander oj John Bu ford Post, Q. A. R., was held this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Knonx chapel. The veterans of the post were in charge of the services ' at the chapel with Rev. W. G Oglevee officiating. Interment was In Ch'.ppiannoek cemetery, services at the grave being in charge of the members of the Odd Fellows lodge, of which Mr. Church had been a member for 50 years. Span'&h war veterans assisted in the mili tary services. The honorary pall hearers of the G. A. R. were Andrew Bladel, B. F. Baughman, Charles Shoede, .M. Beal, C. W. Larson andEzra Wil cher. The active bearers were Spanish war veterans, Robert Mc- Conochie, W. L. Becker, W. L. Franks, Edward Bealer, Frank C. Downs end Frank S. Van Em burgh. " ' Members of the Woman's Relief rCorps assisted. Funeral of Carlton G. Tty?or. Funeral services for Carlton G. Taylor were held at the home, 1307 Twelfth street, this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. J. C. Orangsr i fcfficiated at the home, the members jof Tr' lodse of Masons, of which be nad been a P1 master, taking charge of the servicJs at the grave 111 i'"" " ,,, , .. go iuuu u. niuuuc, . Green of Davenport, E. C. F'sher, samuei n. uavis anu v. ti. tieeiuy of Rock Island. The honorary pallbearers were George F. Kram er, David J. Sears, Presley Grcen awalt, Morris S. Heagy. Edward B. Krois and Millard T. Stevens. TOO CROWDED IN CALIFORNIA, SO GOES TO FLORIDA (Special Correspondence.) Alpha, Dec. 11. Reading in The! Argus or tne crowded conduions- in California and the necessity of bringing alon your teats there be cause of the shortage of accommo dations, William Henderson of Alpha changed his plans. Mr. Hen derson made his annual tour to Florida this year inttead of Califor nia, leaving Alpha last Wednesday. DECORATION AND ART COMMITTEES OF BIENNIAL MEET The art snd decoration commit tees named to plan these details for the coming biennial of the National Federation of Music Clubs to be held here in June, held a joint meet ing yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Henry T. Horst Glen Oaks, Moline. They decided to unit their committees and named chair men and committee members for the various activities. Mrs. J. J. Dorgan of Davenport, chairman of the local biennial board, was pres ent and explained some of the work which these committees will be left to do. Miss Roberta Hostetler of Davenport was chairman of the art committee and Herman More vice chairman, while Mrs. Henry Horst is chairman of the decoration com mittee wifh Mrs. C. C. Sloan of Moline the vice chairman. F. A. Hendrickson of Davenport was named secretary and Kalman Spell- ii.L-u ui LMvenpon treasurer of the) jomi ooaies. Following are the committees named: '- Street decorations James Kelly, chairman; A. J. Cowe, George Mey er, W. L. Ramsey. Davenport. Interior decora:ions Augnstana Herman More, chairman; Miss Roberta Hostetler, Miss Jean Robe son and F. A. Hendrickson, Daven port . t Interior Mrs. Otto Seiffert, Mrs. C. C. Sloan, Miss Marjorie Velie" and Mrs. C. M. Stone, Moline; Miss Edna Robeson. A. J. Cowe. James Kelly. Miss Edna Weiso and Mrs. Harry F. Evans of Davenport Sketches of the plans are to be made and brought to the next mee:- inn on Jan. 3 and thesa will t i. ed upon before presentation, to the biennial board. 3B.rVDAUGilf.lAN IS COMMANDER OF G. A. R. POST Sneeassor to Iat ('. H. Chnreh Is .Named by Veterans Other Officers Reelected. Benjamin Franklin Baughman was elected commander of Joan Ba- ford poet, G. A. R., at the annual the post neid Jn Memo , rial hail yesterday afternoon. Mr. rice commander, Ira O. Whitehead; chaplain. James C. Stanton; sur geon, Charles Schoede; oflicer of the day, W. H. Strtmmel; officer oi the guard, J. M. Spurr, and quar termaster, W. M. Mitchell. ,' Dele gates to the state encampment to be held next June in Galesburg are Charles Schoede, J.' H. Park, Wil liam Ziegler, H. Studer, J. M. Spurr and W. H. Strimmel. The election was the only business taken up at the annual meeting. The new commander of the post ! : oca, T.' - l. " ,T r-U- land 40 years. Commander Baugh man was born Feb. 22. 1841, and came ta Davenport in 1847. When the Civil war broke out, Baughman, only 21 years of age, enlis ed in company B, 20th Iowa infantry. He served tnree years wunoui. oeing ;wn,It r takPn nrisoner. return ing in 1S66 and taking a position with the Rock Island railroad, later becoming a passenger con ductor. Mr. Baughman worked for ears on the Kock Island, at the same time having the contract for the city mail service. In 1880 he removed to Rock Island, where he has since resided. He retired last August after working through out the war period at the Rock Is land arser.al. PAYS BIG FINE FOR JUG BEING FOUND IN AUTO Cyricl Tan Thoornont Left Car In Hands of Offiosr Tfcuredaj Transporting Booze. Cyriel Van Thournout, East Mo line. was fined $".00 by Magistrate D. J. Cieiand in Rock Island police court today on a charge cf trans porting intoxicating liquor. The man gave himself up to the police today after a search U?d been conducted for fcim since Thursday afternoon. He appeared at the1 police station with his attor ney, T. P. Sinnett. Thursday afternoon" Patrolman William Behlke saw a Ford auto mobile standing in front of Louis I Goodrich's bar at S00 Fourth ave 1 nue. The patrolman walked up to I the car and began rummaging I around. He found a gallon jug of ' liquor in the machine. Van Thourn- out is sain to nave oen waicnuig luc pd,iulu,al, ,u.c.Eoiiu6 iu- iei .or oi nis macuiue, aim 10 uave run away from that immediate vicinity. Confiscates Antemob'le. Behlke proceeded to confiscate the automobile, which he drove to the police station. The owner,evi dently having a strong desire to re possess the machine, appeared to day to get it. He took it away but left $500 in payment of a fine for transporting liquor. STUDY MISSED BY DAUGHTER, JAIL MOTHER Judge Adopts Stringent Means to Impress the Responsibilities of School. Parents must realize that schools are built to be made use of, and they are responsible for the proper attendance of their children at their studies. With a view to impressing this fact on one mother and others who might need the impressing Judge X. A. Larson in county court this morning remanded Mrs. Mary MeCaw, 214 Fifth avenue, to the i county jail until Monday morning for failure to give bond insuring future attendance of her 11-year-oid daughter, Violet, in school. Mrs. McCaw will' be brought into court again Monday morning and released, if the judge feels that in tbe meantime she has been prop- erly impressed with a1 sense of her duties, not only to her daughter, but to the state also. Violet is in the second grade at the Hawthorne school. Perhaps her record of attendance is. explan ation of this lack of advancement. Last year she was credited with Hhs days in school. So far this year her playmates and teachers have missed her entirely. Boy to G lea wood. Marion Mead, a hoy of 12. was another that faced the Judge this morning tor failure to keep up his attendance at school. Marion shows about a 50-50 record. "I was' sick all the time." he wailed. the Glenwood school for 1ys a good place for him. and he was accord ingly committed. Marlon did not like the idea. s.s bis copious tears testified upon his being led away in tbe custody of a deputy sheriff. Both cases were brought to the attention of th court noon com plaints filed by Truant Officer Wil liam Hanse. . ! NAMED COMMANDER . JOHN BUFORD POST K. "Vft. 1 Benjamin F. Banghman. JURY AWARDS $3,000 CASE BOY SUICIDE Liquor Dealers Held Liable in That Amount for Selling Jiim Liquor. ' A verdict of $3,000 for the plain tiff in the case of Caroline Hosfeldt cf Davenport against Julius B. Schmidt and Oustav C. Schmidt, was reutrned by a circuit court jury last night at S : 15 o'clock. The Jury had been out for three hours. The action was based on the death of Howard Hosfeldt, aged 17, on Oct. 20. 1917, by his own hands. The mother, Caroline Hosfeldt, brought suit against the Schmidt brothers, former wholesale liquor dealers in Rock .Island, for dam ages on the grounds that they were responsible for the act of her son through the sale of liquor made to hime. The original amount asked was $10,0D0, the maximum allowed! by law in cases of this nature. NO DELAYS FOR INCOME TAXES Senate Finance Committee Decides stallment line Dec 15. stalmcnt Due Dec 1Z. Washington, Dec. 11. Final de cision against any legislation look ing to deferment of the income and ether tax payments due Dec. 15, was reached today by the Senate finance committee. The full com mittee thus ratified an earlier de cision of ths Republican members. It also was decided that nothing could be done to grant the demand that 1920 operating losses be de ducted from the 1919 taxes, condition of the treasury vents, thesa two concessions, The pre-Mc- Cnmber said. ' The committee decided to hear representatives of the American Legion next Monday-on the soldier bonus. The committee took up consider ation of the allied debt of almost; $10,000,000,000 to the United States and how th:s asset possibly couli be used to ease tha demands on , the American treasury, but came! to no decision. ORDNAME MATERIAL. Washington, Dec. 11. Produc tion of ordnance material, particu larly main battery guns and fire control instruments, for the 17 major ships now under construc tion for the navy progressed sat isfactorily throughout the last fis cal year, according to the annual report of Rear Admiral Charles B. McVey, Jr., chief of the bureau of bidnance. Present indications are that the material in all cases will bt ready for the ships before they are completed, the report says. SEAGOING BOGALOWS. Rockaway, N. Y., Dec. 11 (Unit ed Press.) The seagoing bunga low has been found. High tiOes attacked three of the high standing dwellings and when neighbors awoke they saw the trio maKing good headway, bound ia- the general direction of Europe. They were unoccupied. BOARD TAKES JIBISDIfTIOX. Roanoke, Va., Dec. 11 Tiie fed eral railroad labor board has as sumed Jurisdiction overbite differ ences between the Norfolk & West ern Railway com pans, and the ' Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, said a statement issued today at the office of President X. D. Maher of the railway company. The train men on the road are taking a strike vote. " CONFIDENT OF VICTORY. Washington, Dec. 11. Support ers of the joint resolution reviving tbe war finance corporation as a farmer-relief measure, were conn dent victory when a vote on the resolution was reached today in the senate. General agreement for final ac tion on tbe measure was reached at tbe conclusion ot the debate yesterday which brought forth lit- tle opposition RESCUE MISSION' TONIGHT. G. H. Baker, Kentucky Evangel ist; will speak this evening at the services at the Rock Island Rescue Mission. Mr. Baker will also be in charge of the services st 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon aud at 7:45 Sunday evening. r 1 J. t - -;nc Y.W.!.A. BUILDING FUND IS STARTED WITH SUM OF $16 j A building fund for the Y. W. C. A. was suited yesterday with the sum of $16. . This sum was presented to tne board at the December meeting yes terday afternoon from the Com rades in Service, one of the former cluba of the association. The board immediately set the sum aside to become the nucleus of a building fund, which it is hoped will grow rapidly in the next few years. Discussion as to plans for the work of next year was a part of the business yesterday, and plans for the annual meeting in January were talked over, but no decision reached. TRI-CITIESWIN TWO PRIZES AT James Berry, the Rock high school representative Island i to the! ooys big eight declamation con- j hair, and was of fair rnmu.. test, took sixth place in the con- The police are assisting i ,k. test held last night at Geneseo Canton took first; Davenport sec- unu, ana iwonne, mira. ;t ATTTKT AnnDnssmA Following are the names of theiuau " iUJJJtt&OO TO speakers and their selections. 1 Robert Wood (Canton "If I Were King." 2 Ben Simon (Davenport! "The Americanization of Andre Francois." 3 Lester Weinrott (Moline) "The Heart of Old Hickory." Miss Florence Crocker, La Salle, Peru Township high school; W. S. Fadner, Lombard college, and Fred S. Sorrenson, Normal university, were the Judges at the contest. ANNOUNCE SLATE OP SUNDAY SCHOOL BASKET CONTESTS The opening games in the Sunday school basketball league will be ulayed next week. The schedule for the opening games is: SENIOR TEAMS Tuesday, Dec. 14. Central Presbyterian Ti Oak Grove at 8 o'clock. Fifteenth Ave. Christian vs. Sec- lond Christian, 8:30 o'clock. Memorial Christian vs. Spencer ! Memorial, 8:45 o'clock. Friday Dec17. Zion Lutheran vs. South Park Presbyterian. 8 o'clock. Grace Lutheran ,vs. First Metho dist. 8:30 o'clock. Baptist V3. Settlement, 8:45 o'clock. JUNIOR SCHEDULE. Friday, Dec. 17. First Baptist vs. First Methodist 4:15 p. m. Memorial Christian vs. Grace Lutheran, 4: !0 p. m. Saturday, Dec. IS. Spencer Memorial vs. Presbyterian, 4 p. m. Settlement vs. Broadway Presby terian, 4:15 p. m. INTERMEDIATE SCHEDULE. Monday, Dec. 20. First Baptist vs. First Methodist, 7:30 p. m. Zion Lutheran vs. Grace Luth eran. 8 p. m. All the games will be played at the Y. M. C. A. gym at the time! 1 listed on the schedule with 15 min- nta hr..lvfi to t-arh rrmiA 1 halYPA : wili be played alternately so no2 p. m.'and every evening 5:30 tr time will be iost in the playing of 8 p. m. as in the "good o.i W the games. The complete schedule before the war." Under new man will be published later. agement. An Income Equal to the of: following capital invested at 6'' $1,000.00 $16,666.66 1.500.00 25,000.00 2.000 00 33 333.33 2,500.00 41.666.66 3.000.00 1 50.000.00 3,500.00 58,333.33 you are gone. If.you value all vou own at: $1,000 00 2,0Qfl.03 3.O01T.O0 4,000.03 5,000.00 6,000.00 Its income at 6re will be: ' $ 60.00 110.00 1S0O 240.C0 300.00 360.00 - ; Name ... Address SEARCR FOX SON BELIEVED TO BE III cm Mrs. Charles Fuller ef McsL,, u Bid Health Dae to DUaMf ante ef Boy Is nit, Search for her lost "son William who is supposed to hav coaT? Rock Island four years I0Tki LngJn.a.de ln the ctty by Mrs. cC u. tuner, Clio. Mich. ThrouiTS! i home sprvif-o tnftlnn ... " 1 Mich., Red Cross, Mrs. Full., appealed to the Rock touag ft Cross for aid in locating ktt T William wrote his mother h.: years ago that he was leavij. t Rock Island, where he hil Z awaiting him. She has never s,,2 from him since that time v Fuller's health has beeu'greiti, affected by the disappearance It her son. . i Mr. Fuller was discharged fron the national guard in the tute 5 Michigan, Eattery B, field artlllen on June IS, 1916, on account f health. He was 22 years of t ; feet 6' inches tall. weizhd i'-J i pounds, had gray eyes, light search for the son. VILLA'S STUDENTS ON BETTER SPEECH Better speech activities were i prominent feature of the week k Villa de Chantal. Two periodsMci day. one in the morning and out in the afternoon, were devoted to plays, readings and dramatization all bearing upon the cause of bi ter speech. This year the ViUaan thorities ordained that the gnd should take part in the campaiii, and the various classes rose to tin occasion enthusiastically, tnm the kindergarten through the eisrht grades tbe pupils gave evidence of conscientious training in epIling. pronunciation, enunciation, intelli gent interpretation aud apt-danu-tization. Every class, from the kinder garten up to the senior, had on ex hibition an attractive display ot posters. Many of these were re markably original in design ud showed unusual skill in free-iuni construction work, as well as det er manipulating of pen and brush. The campaign closed Friday aft ernoon with a short program by the senior classes, consisting of original essays on language theme! and vocal and instrumental nun bers. Arnold Lau, principal o? the hiia school, addressed the pupils, fit took for his theme, "Language." which he discussed under three heads: the wonder of langaajc its development, and the impor tance of good speech in the busi ness world as well as in the social circle. He admonished the girlitJ cultivate good language habits, n essential to every woman now ttit I women are called to fill important ' ,rolj posts. Mr. Lau closed his ttlk taut day English will be me worn i languag?. 0 I Licensed to Wed a ' Carl H. Olson Moline Viola Sellnow Mouat ae Commencing Sunday New Harper faf will serve a special M Table d'Hote dinner from 12 M. to How Much Are You Worth? Figure your annual income as representing a 6f dividend on vour life (ability to earn ) and you find that your life is worth, in terms of capital invested, as follows: An Income of: ? 4.00O.01 5.000 00 6,000.00 8.000 0ft 10,000.00 15,000.00 Equal to tli following rap1 invested at 6 $ M.Wfo S3 .333.33 1. iC666.fi 250,000.00 You Find That Your LIFE is Worth MORE Than Ycu Imagined Now: Inventory your entire estate, everything you own, and see how much of an income it will pro duce, invested at 6 , Remember that your esU takes your place in providing for your family when If you vslue ill vou on ail $ 7.000.00 S.00'1 00 - 9 000.01 10.000.00 13,000.00 20,000.00 Its income in will W; J 420- 4W.00 Mia coow 90'J.M i,;ao.W You Find That YOUR ESTATE IS NOT WORTH As Much A You Imagined If your income is $2,000 00 your LIFE is equal to a carh P1,,,, $35,333.33 yet you find that your estate does not come cl&se io nure- , TMr The difference between th? cash value of your life ' ,,t ACTUAL CASH CAPITAL is OVERHEAD" that nl u st 'voiplb increasing your personal estate an! the IXK1ICAL. 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