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y a r-incT '1 .J V- , i V J Tha ffUU fntefcasa tha ftta bate t e,' su lWu ITrt reacts here Erxi" fc AM (HHTr Ott f VC7 Wfnaas statfaf i -t XX tfMWjr f RMk In. ' 1 X wwsui en awarder , end ' etarr la aatraaehed h . it Umm awt tar Iran FanA ' L tzl that a.atraag fm ... I itMrf tm .War. ha fa. t .mthn- FaJital affirm am HUtiW eaaperatlinr tat the : cfetalf wfjie rMH States .ankaft mMlafciN si. leaee waea asked await tk alt., antlea, .. ., . 'Sheriff Clarence L. Edwards is in CHeafo today:: It waa retorted by hla oflce that the sheriff ad gone to Chicago la hopes of arras la Pearl Lawrenee. who Is indicted tor harboring a girl under 18 years ot ace in a honse of ill tame, bat it 'waa hinted -that tie. sheriff prob ably planned to confer, wfh Aror neyftianeral Edward J. Brjndm in the matter of a state reward for the capture of John LAoney. -It is understood that Sheriff Ed wards is withholding bis reply to the telegram from Sheriff J. . C. Wyup of Fftrmington.N. M., regard ing demands for. a reward before Looney Is. delivered, until be has bad opportunity to learn the senti ment ot the attorney general. The Fermlnarton sheriff bas promised to deliver John Looney if '.assured of a reward for himself and men for the risk which he claim be will be subjected to. GIRLS SELL IIOOCIIFROM BABY BUGGY t'ass year wti Ca Lar-zztun abora aoami Taaa rr.iwrae were above ta average darta alt aaoatka at fka year ex cept July and Decemher. . v Ike hottest day waa'iapt. a. wksn Urn BMrcarr reached XW. al most 4 decrees above the monthly averager The lowest temperature recorded waa Jan. 24 When ta aar ear? weat to C below. - ... The norma areciDitatlon la U.w laches but tke actual pradaMatlon last year waa ftH mokes, im be- low normal. July waa aa unusually wet -month with tke pfeupitauon 111 inckes above normal-ASgnst waa the driest month, except one, in the last SO years. The. August rainfall wsjt .45 of an Inch, S.ll inches below the monthly normal. la Aagaat, 1M1, k raiafall was A of ail lach, the driest recorded the flood in tke atisstaaippt river freca TJawaqua ta kruseaUne caused heavy damage to masv towns. The Llose te aropertyX n tke trl-ciUeS amoamea w eei.vvv. o loss oi life by drownmg occurred in this dUtrict mi direct result of the flood. v For the flrst 21 days. In -April rata fell In some part of the water shed of the Mississippi northward on every day bat three. At Daven port the river crest stage was 17.1 feet, April If, exactly the same as the crest of the flood of 1920. At Clinton the crest stage waa II. feet. v.- : The water stage at LeClaire at the time of the flood was slightly lower tkaa at other pelnta along that aid Of tke KMBtaatpfi near. Ti. me staa waa feet aaf- Im ha sdaki of Aaffit tirti. irA a fot less tkaa tke crest , of' 1920. Tkls dlffereaee waa oae io nut readouts which were affected I hwtti. ilin haitt aeae LeClaire. . There was an unusually kign- de gree of sunakJne in January, 25 per eat aaove tne normal. - - , ; Temperature end precipitation flgares for-tke year follow: . . Teaaeratare, Mthly. High. Low. Avg. NmL . . 60 J 23.9 20.8 6(-l 28.0 23.8 66 - 13 39.8 35.4 . 78 34 : 60.9 60.2 ,.' 87 49 .0 1.5 ;. J85 47 TS.4 70.9 .. 96 55 74.2 75.4 ,. 97 52 75.3 73.0 ,. 100 ,44 48 J 64.7 .. 89 31 64.6 163.7 65 19 ' 43.9 39.0 .. . 64 4 26.8 271. Precipitation. - :, Total ? : Amount. Normal I- p'" '--'1 "w . . ... . i. nea.Petttiea Cawrt t Be Party PisVndaait 9a Arp rera. C rrJ Tcrj c : Arcr to PrirS TteArrzsTcdzy January - February kfkrch ... April ... May Jane ..... July August ... September October .. November December January ....f- -- 098 February March .". . April May June July August . . September October . . November December 1.34. 8 40 2.86 ' 3.87 1.22 6.66 - .48 1.91 ' .42 3.12? 0.30 1.57 1.56 21 2.8S 4.19! 4.11 3.55 3.64 3.14 2.39 1.76 1.69 Business Leaders Give Reasons ; f or 9 Cheerful Outlook Into New Year " Dan Drost tkla morning under took to become a party defendant witk John Looney ta the foreclos ure proceedings against the Looney farm on Rock river prosecuted by the Mattie E. Arp estate of Mollne. By tkla, however, Droat seeks only to "proved, his cUim of a second mortgage in the amount ot 916,875. A petition for leave to file an an gwer to oecome a party defendant la the roreetoeure waa fHed this morning in tna circuit court by At torney Ben- Stewart, representing Drost. ' Judge K. A. Larson allowed the petition. Drost'a next mova will be to show that he Is a part owner of the Drooertv subject to the fore closure, and as such entitled to share in the procaedrlf tke prop erty is sold to satisfy the claims of the Arn estate. s , ' - . Droei'B claims are represented in a note for 916,875 signed by John Looney and secured by a mortgace on the Iiooney-, property. This is the note 'which Drost claims wee taken from bis- safety aeposit dox more than a year ago and held by Louis Ortell subject to 'an attach ment against Drost filed by Looney. Drost regained possession of the note from Ortell recently by court process. ''.)- iSdSSllESBID FOR LODGE IIO'.'E Today's bulky edttkm of Tne Argma, constUutint; the annual re vfcwr lepieaents considerable aeklewaeaaat oa the Dart ot tke sartliabera. Of white-paper alone approxtmately 11 toaJ were con samat - ta , arodadng today's edl tloa. If the printed pages ot wkick there ar 66 in today's edi tion at Tke Argus were laid and to end they would make a patn a foot and a half wife from Rock Is land to Chicago and almost back again. It yon were- - to take the nacea of today's edition: and spread them out over tne city or mock is jew rnasejn uoofirgf mg imbsitj Has Developed in pew .York ' .. . - City?' .' ; ' nv n?r mnniwiT. MM s m Vii mi Mm sm.mr i n Consolidated Press Correspondent. (Copyright, 1922, by The Argus.) New York. When Fraule. and rhrlstopher Markarano set a new fashion at New Rochelle, once 45 minutes frtfm Broadway, by trans- with a doll's head, carefully bun ' died up, as an extra camouflage, they admitted they "spilled the .beans", for- another "infant indus try" on Riverside Drive alongside . of which visiting warships have an anrhoraee. . i ' Since the Maw Rochelle Episode . the ' police report - an increased wariness on the part of nurse maids, who on sunny days, take the youngsters from the cliff-like -' apartments in the vicinity to Aha walks of the drive tor an airing. - nad neen noticeable for some lime that these 'same, nurse, maids, who In the past have flirted with the polloe, now attractohe sailors who ' ep9nd their leave on the benches in this particular park. . . The police admittedly were bus . tied Because the sea-faring gentry - had suddenly become devoted to babies. Not only would they ad mire, them from a distance but they would ask permission to take them on ' their laps. And what 1 seemed even mors remarkahlti wan that the nurse maids were wllilnr uut alter tna New Rochelle dis - corery the police found the answer. Babies and bottles were coupled In the carriages and the bottles all contain liquor .of various kinds JS'ow special detectives have been . tfelailed to break np this latest in dustry of a great city. There are ' various passwords through which the sailors and the bootlegging 'nursery maids establish an under standing. "What a sweet kidlet" bas the power to bring forth a half pint or corn. "X)oen't he ever . try?" charm a small flask of Scotch from the innerarost recesses of the carriage. And for each iuery tbere Is a method of distrfbu v tlon.i . Many of these nursery maids are professional .who distribute their ware in tkla manner ah. all Imea. Others are amateurs Who utilise the baby heir to millions as a cover through which to pick up an extra piece of change. This latter dis covery has stirred up the residents or tna anve apartments-with the result that now nurses are now in . demand, Chicago, Dee. 20. (By the Asso ciated Press.) Optimism for 1923 permeated summarisations fronf a business standpoint of the ear now closing, m made public today b some of Chicago's leaders, in finance and industry. They gave their rea sons for their satisfaction with the situation, chief Of which were: Upward trend' of trade; "A tone' of greater confidence; , "Improved -condition's of agricul ture FROM RIVER MarmhyKbero plant -to Allelrate Annual Water Short." , Murphy sbpro. 111. Towns in this section of tba elate are discussing tke feasibility of piping water from -the Mississippi river, a-distance ot 46 to 70 mtleC to prevent the peri- ' dical ahoruge trMaently suffered : It kaaeea proposed to lay a 14 . inck watermaia. atattinc . on the ' - river near Grand Tower and rn " ief tkroufh 'Ckrtstopker, Mur- f .ysftoro, Oaraoadalev and Herrin, i t other towna in this so-called . v f pelt.", - - . iJtglaeers kave estimated tke ' r V of auch'a project - at. about : I !T9 a mlla. It la gfld the tiu-- - t Central railroad, which-baa. "Jty In OMalrttag suffTcleat wa t, " - ta tkla t region during wui naca uana 'increasing business activity gen erally; .: "Favorably condition Of bank re serves, interest rates and credit structure; . . More . normal - relationship be tween prices of -different lassesof conimoditles; . -. Bettor foreign exchange quota tions." Increased prices -of farm crops were generally given an Important place in the statements which de clared that good crops had been harvested, prices to the fanner have risen, and he is now' buying more freely and paying his debts. parity mv we have sometimes en joyed in the past" v New Terk Viewpoint New: York, Dec. 30. (By the As sociated.. Press.) Stock and bond prices generally close the year at materially high levels, which in not only a- reflection of the marked improvement that has taken plac-. in business and industry daring the last 12 months, but also Construed by conservative ifrew York banking interests as an indication or still further- progress In the coming year. The year closes with conditions favorable for a further appreciation ot commodity and security prices in the opinion of. tbe financial com munity, unfavorable and unex pected developments in the political and economical Situation abroad are generally -considered as the only probably . obstacles to arrest the improvement in the business and financial world, which began in the summer of '1921, and has continued, With few temporary in terruptions, until the present time. The prediction of further busi ness prosperity is based -on well known facts. Foremost among-; these is the easiness of the money market and the huge sums avati- from tke Mississippi to Rock river and from First street to Fprty- sixth, 47 times. .To give you still another angle from which to siae up the full extent of this edition, it should be said that if the papers were oiled no. one on another, they would tower zso reel in tne air nearly twice-as high as Moline's new 15-Btory, hotel. , K : k f.iOLItlEGIRLIS DRUGGED ; TAKEN OFF BY SUITOR? Accusation Is Made by Mother Who Spends Sleepless Night; Chicago Detectives Aid In Search, Mollne Chamber at Coauaern President Confer Witt Teo Directors at Vm Mciae. : tSseelal Xeliae 8rvk.t - ' Rock Island cousty'a chance of getting the Teomaa's 910,000,000 vocational school and orphans' home was brightened yesterady aft er a conference of national direct ors and officers of the order at which George W. Rosa, president of the Moline chamber or com merce was present. The local site will be one of 20 to be inspected by a. national com mittee in February. Nine delega tions from various parte of tke United States addressed the na tional officers of tbe lodge, at the Des Moines session.' v An amendment to tbe Yeoman constitution permitting the acquisi tion of real estate outside or tne state of Iowa, will be presented to the legislature early In January. Rumors that the site could be locat ed only in Iowa because the lodge is chartered in that state, are base less, Mr. Ross said. ueorge M. ueynolas, chairman ot i abl for rnnmerrfai predit in aii- the board . of the Continental & j dition. most stocks of merchandise Commercial National bank, said: -1 "The general trend ot trade has! been upward and we do not hear of a large accumulation of mer chandise in any line or at any point. Unmistakably there is a tone of greater confidence than bas exist ed at any other time in 18 months." Roberf . McDougal, president of the' Chicago Board of Trade, said"J ! "No comment Jm the last 12 months from a business viewpoint would be at all accurate if it did not contain a note of encourage mentencouragement by what bas been accomplished in Improved conditions and still more encour agement from the hopeful outlook." "The efficiency of the . present system of marketing grain has been demonstrated. The agricultural, Industrial and financial equilibrium, thrown sadly out of balance by the World war, la gradually being re stored." . . Louis F. Swift, president of BwUt tt Co., said: "We see no ressou whyx good business should not continue Into 1923. although uncertainties of the foreign situation, the condition of the railroads and th blgh produc tion costs will perhaps "keep us from rising to suck heights ot pros--. . . . are low, railroad trafic is close to record levels, exports are increas ing, the principal European ex changes are heading back to oar and' the European economic situa tion shows signs of Improvement. exports are increasing and unfilled orders for railroad equipment are the largest in years, c Other favorable signs are sees in the fact that no big strikes are threatened or . pending, a . great amount of construction work-is still in -arrears, despite a record breaking year of activity in the building industry, automobile pro duction reached a new peak, which probably Willie exceeded next year, while gasoline consumption has been the highest' in history and electric companies are doing a rec ord business. Sales Of stock during the year total approximately 260,000,000 shares, as compared with 171,000, 000 last year, 223,000,000 in 1920, and '307,800,000 in, the record-breaking year .of J.919, when post-war in flation was . at its height. Bond sales this year reached - the un precedented total of approximately 64.156,000,000, as against 63J505,--000.000 in 1B21. 2.1 94S.IMM ftftb In ! 1920 and 23,775,000,000 in 1919. CROP ROTATION BIG FACTOR III REDUCING COST from a window in the second story ot St. Anthony's bosnitai. ta la a land they would cover ail territory jrery aeriouf condition today. W OFOTTtV SUaUTuE LEAP Case) la Jaiy Vheevtftat, Doctor Says aeuuag .U aewa w r .7 Hh really. Louis Smith, aged 28, who Is said tn hn come from Kansas - City, and attempted to commit suicide Thursday afternoon r by v leaping JAIL CliatlGt a . A UBS ajMasaw ab iwj umvvhimiuki Dr. DeSilva. who attended him,1 said, "and it is very doubtful whether be will recover." ; Hosnltal authorities and Dr.De- Silva know nothing of Smith or his family other than that he ot off a train at Rock Island ' wnen ne was taken sick. He waa said to, have been on his way to Chicago. Smith was picked up by nurses at the hospital after he .Jumped from the. window. ' His back was broken and his body was paralysed from the hips down after the fall. Mr. and Mrs. V Scott O'Neill of Chicago "knd Mr. and Mrs. Fred Waller. Jr., of Lincoln. Neb., are holiday guests at tbe home ot Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kail, Z7i venui avenue. Mrs. O'Neill waa formerly Miss Joyce Eteeh. - Eliner Wurbs. who is attending Illineta Wesleyaa at Bloomington, la spending tkia week with his par ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Wurbs, 1217 Fourteenth street Mr. and Mrs! M. J. -Blanks of Chicago have been spending, the holidays with. Mrs. Blanke'a mother. jura. Anna Serslg, 651 Twenty- fourth street. Mrs. Blanke waa for merly Miss Rose KinAey. - Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Jordan and Mrs. Emelie Rochow leave tor St Petersburg, Fla tomorrow noon to be gone four .months. OSIIHCO (Special Moline Serr'se.) George "Arnold, formerly employ ed by the Moline Body corporation, is being sought by the police of Moline, Chicago and Detroit in con nection with tbe disappearance of a Moline-girt, whose home Is on the bluff. Arnold la alleged to have forced the girl to accompany him out ot the city While aha waa under the influence of drugs, said to have been given her by tbe man. The mother of the girl spent a sleepless night .and the telegraph wires between Moline and Chicago were kepi busy during the day in an effort to locate the coaple. It la tbe belief of the Molina po lice that Arnold and the girl left for Chicago on the 4:40 o'clock train yesterday afternoon. Chicago detectives, in response to an ap peal from the Mollne chief of police. scrutinized every person' who left that train at Chicago. Neither Ar nold nor the girl were on the train. The nam of Arnold, the mother ot the girl declares, is only an as sumed one. She says that the man is already married, and alleges that he is a. dope fiend and a deserter from the army. . The girl, who Ts 20 years old, has been receiving, some attention from Arnold, but did not care for him, according to the mother. - Moline polite officials wc&.not disposed to talk of the case, but the records show that the local po lice conferred with Chicago au fnorities both by telegraph and long distance telephone. The police are desirous-of pro tecting the name of the girl and also eeem to be under the, impres sion that Arnold does not know he is being sought. ENDEAVORERS TO HEAR PUBLISHER Three Illinois Groups Secure Wil liam Shaw for Union Program " " In Rock Island.. I. IS DENIED RETRIAL Plaintiff Protests Against -Jary's Awatd of $1 for Dam- - ages Claimed. the WITH COIITEC 1 Divorce by Wife, Ha Falls PIT With Ceurt Order ler Paymeat ef Alhaoav. I Sam Landretto Is in the k Island county jail for conteam. court Landretto, whose dhw troubles "brought him into ana aence- several weeks ago, wit . rested in Davenport last nitkL turned over to Sheriff C. L a. T 1. .... , . court this morning, but dne a (L absence of his attorney, W. C a iru, w reuuiuueu UJ jail to hearing. Landretto disappeared from a Island shortly after Judge ll ism- o.i. v, mi- vuvuii cuun eaaav an order requiring him to nav a attorney fees and an alimony a.'"( disposition of the pronertv rirtTll Through the efforts of the Rock Island, Moline ' and East Moline unionof the Christian Endeavor so cieties, William Shaw, publisher of the weekly magazine, The Christian Endeavor, has been . secured to speak at the union mass meeting Sunday evening, Jan. 4, in the Me morial Christian church, Rock Is land. The union is sending delegates to each society tomorrow to notify tke members. A fellowship supper will be held In the Rock Island Y. M. O A., preceding the mass meet ing for the pastors and officers 'of the union, at which the publisher Will talk. Mr. Shaw will attend the meeting of the, National Christian Endeavor officers In Chicago next week, where pins for the National Chris tian Endeavor convention to be held in Des Moines, Iowa, next July, will be discussed. PRESENT GIFTS AT LODGE MEET Retiring. Master and District Dep. ' uty Remembered at Masonic In stallation Ceremony. 4 motion for a new trial ia the case bf the Qshkosh Manufacturing Co., ushkosb, wis., against tne Mutual Wheel Co., Moline, was ov erruled by Judge N. A. Larson in circuit court . this morning. The plaintiff company won a verdict of Jl damages by the jury which heard the case, early in the September term Of court. The plaintiff pro tested against the court instruct ing the jury to render a verdict of $1. An appeal will be taken by the Oshhosh company to the supreme court. The suit of tbe Oshkosh concern was based on; alleged repudiation of a contract by the' defendant company, covering an owler for a large quantity of wheel, hubs. MISS MAY SCHREBER ARRIVES tO ASSUME Y.W.C.A. DIRECTION Miss May Belle. Schriber, White Bear Lake, Minn., arrived in Rock Island last night to take up her du ties as general secretary of the lo cal Y. W. C. A. Miss Schriber was met at the train by the secretaries of the departments and the board of directors of the Y. W. C. A. MiP3 Scnriber was taken to the Y. W. C. A. headquarters where she was made acquainted with her new surroundings. '. She had been acting general sec retary of the St. Paul Y. TV. C. .A. 18 months and prior to that time had been general secretary ot the Clinton Y. W. C. A. She fills the vacancy here -lett by the resigna tion of Miss Mary Adkins in Oc tober, 192L GIL M'CAUSLAHD TO PLEAD GUILTY iuv wue, uxzic Lianareuo, WmM fciuiui. in uirorce iront the hrr1 after one of the most sensatloitlj divorce trials ever held ht the Hod? Island court Both husband wife were characters of Rock bl tauu a uuueiwuiiu, aoa US BUST side of life in Rock Island was n posed by the testimony introdBHt uy uuui Blues. rouowmg tne order aniaii Landretto to meet Mrs. Landretto J expenses he was given 10 im tJ comply. Landretto failed to appear! hi iwun ac me expiration of ti: to explain his failure to meet t terms of the order. He was .theff adjudged in contemnt. hut nn 1a last night had succeeded ta eludiaj inB viguuuLo ui me auiaortuet. he!"?- Licensed to Wed Ivo.De Keyscre Rock Islik Mrs. tugeme ue Keysere ...... .,-Rock Inland Henry F. Llnderoth ...... .Chlcajo Caroline Linea Athell, New Wiodxn John C. Hanson ....MoliM Mrs. Hopie OUar Molirn Glen L. Brown..... MuscsUai Alma Singleton Mnacttlnt Charles M. Reed East Moline I Mrs. Anna E. McRee. . .East Moline Harry P. Hoffman Moline De Ethel E, Ingwersen Mollne Harry Dettecke, retiring master of Rock Island lodge No. 65S, Ma- mas;er s jewel oy tne organization last evening by A. D. Welch. Folio wine this event. R. C. Mitch- The girl left the New York store fell, presented Charles H. Mangold Farmer Should Take Special Heed of This Important Factor, Says University Bulletin. v Urbana, III. A good rotation of crops is an - important factor in cost reduction for the farmer, the department of farm organization ASSISTANT WAR SECRETARY IS HELD FOR FRAUD (Continued from First -Page.) - i " - u Kim iuruu. . 'H of atonrnera at funerals ta ara bottled and used- as -j.f.t cnate KUeaV' nera be -certain overt acta Which effectu atad their .purposes and objects; . All Proaktaeat Men. . Starrett was a member of. the firm bf Btarrett it Van Vleck. and formerly of the Thompeon-Starrett company, since the war he had teen associated with the George A. Fuller company Ha waa chairman of the emergency cohstruction com mittee of the council of national defense. . , - Tuttle was general' manager ot the Aberthaw Construction com pany, and frequently acted as chair man ,ot the emergency construction committee, the Indictments sayo. Lundoff waa vice president and general manager of the CroweU-Lundoff-Ltttle company, and gen eral manage of the aevelahd Construction committee.. v - CrowelL prior to the war, waa president of the . Cro well. Landoff, Uttle company, and later waa as sistant secretary f war. Foster, prior to the war, the In dictment amy, waa aaaociated with various coehttractioa and enclneer (ng oonoaraav and wtth Starrett, waa aaaoctatM witk tha Thompaon Starrett company, and tha Oeorge a. ewuer OBampaay. i - and management at the University of Illinois pointed out today. "The unit costs, t e., the costs per bushel or. per ton. ot the vari ous crops in a rotation are de termined by two factors, the operat ing expense ot tbe farm and the yields per acre," said the 'statement ot the department,..; "On-corn belt farms from 60 to 80 per cent of the total operating expense is made up by man and horse labor costs. From 40 to 55 per cent of all man labor is used in the production oi crops ori such farms. It is evident, there fore, that any reduction which can be made in either ot these two Items will have an important in fluence on the cost of growing crops. A good rotation of crops is the 19i8. ' represented a bending company Issuing bonds for cerns, and was associated with the, !?ost Portant factor in reducing emergency construction committee 1 fhL?ttit couotin h.orse froniMay. 1917, to about March S ,1 Uhot.-1 h.orse. Jabor- 8uc5 lain . u" a rotation distributes the man and 118 Mears, prior to and h nee. the horse labor used more evenly war tha tnriiotmont ... ' I inruugnuui me cropping season. eU miWer oT th-FVed T iJfv 1TH is only another-way of saying Co.. Inc., general contractors. e!tflat eac? man naactt . " corporation to which was given the ru" " .,UB i - .w first contract tor a cantonmant- W,SS tw,thu a ood f otatioa than Camp Pevena, Mass. , V- "'thout ;ch a rotaUon. As the Mean was asoclated with tha! miunioiwu conatrucUon committee ..nn h. one man or one norse increases tbe V (Special Moline Service.) - Pleas ot guilty will be entered by Gilbert McCausland and Matt Zummer, proprietor and bartender, respectively, of the Annex, soft drink bar at 309 Sixteenth street, Moline,-Chief Ben DeJaeger an- orl tratriv nftomnnn tin '. d..,.. ...nj i,oc I nouncea loaay. jucuausiana aim oth Klerks that. sh waal ill and I " "iw' 17 , 7,71 1 Zummer were arrested 10 days ago J - u was going some, nut sne never .tion of F. B. Liggett, the new mas ter and his staff of officerf, with a gold coin. - The district deputy was assisted at the Installation by J. B. Jones, nast " master. Several selections Ing, the man ts-charged with bay- were rendered by the lodge chorus, Ing resorted to drugs; - - : Emil Hass, Davenport, contributing -Danc'ng and refreshments fol lowed the installation ceremonies. Officers of Trio lodge NoTyfi 7 , were Installed .Thursday night ny the district deputy. reached borne. Arnold, according to the girl's sister, ts alleged to have met her on the way home and ttien to have threatened her. -The threats fail- He" - frequently made awful threats to my sister," said the girl. "We were goinx to prosecute him, but he promised to get "out of town and not bother us any more, so we let him go." Arnold formerly resided in De? troit, ft is said. LONG TERM FOR AUTO SPEEDER Belleville, 111., Dec. 30. Elmer Bingheim.l years old, convicted of manslaughter as the result of an automobile accident, must-serve an indeterminate sentence of ''from one year to life imprisonment, un less a higher court Intervenes, fol lowing denial by Circuit Judge Bernreuter of a motion for a new trial. The state offered .testimony thatfiingheim was' intoxicated when his machine crashed into another, resulting In the death of Agnes Blanke, 8. , Qbituafy . mi, acting at times aa Secretary 1 ?st acr' end" wa-j. of the committee. une oi ui many cnarges con tained in the indlctmefft is that aft er the end of the war Armistice day, Nov. ll,-118 the defendants obligated the government for $80, 000.000, mora new cantonment con struction work of which everything over $11,000,000 waa on the "cost pius. oasis. - ' JtATI OUS APPROPRIATION Washington, DecaOr-Adminis-t ration leaders said nnr... wouia se asxea tor an appropria- e.Ten tnougn tne yieia per acre might not be at once increased as a result, rotation would still be an important factor in decreasing the costs per bushel and per ton . of crop 'grown, because of the reduced cost per acre.. ..-w "When tha rotation results in in creasing the yield per acre, which la actually the case where a good ro tation follows an extractive system ot farming, tha costs per ffnit 4t crop produced is reduced . atill farther. It is a matter ot common I knowIfSge that, it 'does, not require : I per cent more labor to Increase S Thimbles first appeared in Lon don about 200 years ago and made a fortune for the inventor. Fnneral of Barker Infant. Funeral services for Wilbur Barker, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis . Barker, were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon in the home of the grandparents, Mr. and. Mrs.. W. B. Barker, 612 Fifth street. Rev. Joseph A. Chapman, pastor of the First Methodist church, conducted the services. Burial was in Chip piannock cemetery. on a cnarge ot vioraung me cuy liauor ordinance. , The defendants were arraigned. yesterday afternoon and their cases were continued: until Jan. 8 to give them in time in which to raise the amount of their fines. Gust Falk, who is charged with transporting liquor, won another continuance yesterday afternoon, when his attorney, P. R. Ingelson, declared he was extremely busy in the county and circuit courtsf Falk's case is now set for next Tuesday. Ha has. already been granted several continuances. , WISHING YOU A HAPPY, AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR Peter Mejerle 1623 Third Avenue". ROCK 2-AND.' BOWLIXG QULVTET. (Special Correspondence.) Bowling, ' Dec. 30. By the close score of 28 to 24 the Bowling Com mur.lty basket bal it earn was de feated last night at Viola, by the Independents of that village. Ten minutes of overtime was necessary to decide the contest. Bowling will play Sberrard at Sherrard,, Friday evening, Jan. 6. ' iniHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiimtiiiiiiiniiiiuiiiitiiiiiiiiiu I Tomorrow, New Year's f 1 - Eve Big' Surprise I at Midnight ;1 I . . -. - area vvut wui W Miiur ui ' incrMM iwn u proviue ror, mechanical the nroddcUon of cornfromlaa t,S KlTe ar-eTSM great-; ko bushels or of wkeat from1 ifl i 25 bushels per acre." ' , er elevations larger ranges. and WMeommtly ir wrx KiDiriggrjE. Washington, Dec. SO.RaDresen tative Galllvan. Democrat, of Mas- aacnueotta. aaw uemocratlc candi date, for speaker before tha party caucus will be - asked to explain where thev stand on the Kn Kin Klaa toes tion. - ; Join -our Christ maa ;club bow. State Bank at nor . iaiu KcCbboaa, prior Jp tha flf ltd baak with tttm clockj mi LIQCOS U9IT8. ( Washington, Dec. 30. The CnttM 'American Lines, and others filed la tha supreme court a brief in which iney claimed tna right to sell In toxicating beverages to passengers on tha high seas. - , - WEM IS UHTJAKY. " Berne, Switserlaad, Deo to. 8wlaa triaada of Max dear asM that ha will marry Mathilda hfoComick aome tim ta Jaanary. v i Alee ' -; Roberta and Davia, Singers v' Per onai and, Phillipa, Singers Mia Dorothy Mason, Dancer. Dancing 9:00 P. M to 400 A. M. Supper from 11:30 oJClock, $3.00 No Extra CowerCharge v Phono Reaerratioaa Now R. 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