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THE aHGUS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 1905.
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INTERESTS OF CITY
Subject of Regular Monthly
Meeting of Rock Island
USUAL COMMITTEE REPORTS
Various Topics Discussed and Progress
is Made in Various
The regular monthly meeting of the
Rock Island Club was held last evening
with President E. H. Guyer in the
chair and Walter Freeman filling the
position of secretary. Routine busi
ness was taken up and several matters
of more than passing interest were
brought to the attention of the club.
A communication was read from an
industrial bureau relative to the possi
bility of locating another manufactur
ing enterprise in Rock Island. The let
ter was referred to the committee on
Outinc llub (irnteful.
The secretary then read a letter
from the Davenport Outing club ex
pressing the thanks of the club across
the river for the courtesy of the local
club extending the use of its build
ing to the members of the Outing club
at the time the latter club lost its
building by fire.
F. W. Bahnsen, chairman of the ex
ecutive committee. Morris Heagy of
the house committee, (Ins Tetjeler of
the billiard committee, and F. A. Head
of the bowling committee, all rendered
their monthly reports.
itort tin l.ocnl InipruteinrnlN.
Chairman Medill. of the l.ical im
provements committee, who is also
president of the I,ongview Park asso
ciation, reported having conferred with
Mayor McCaskrin, and found him fa
vorable to the improvement contem
plated in l.ongview park, and
stated that at the next meet
ins he would probably have
something more to say on the
subject. As to street improvement, it
was the intention of the committee to
aid the mayor and city council in the
further pavement of the streets
of the city. Mr. Medill an
nounced his intention of appearing
before the city council to advocate that
action be taken in this respect in out
lying districts not now reached. Mr.
Medill also brought up the old boule
vard or continuous chain of parks idea
which found favor in Rock Island some
years ago when Rock Island and Mo
line had joint committees on the sub
ject. He cited the example of I'eoria
and Quincy in this respect. This prop
osition found favor in an extended dis
cussion that followed, and it was or
dered that the committee investigate
and report at the next regular meeting.
C. J. Searle, of the interurban road
committee, detailed the plans that the
committee had in hand, as had been
reported at the former meeting of the
club. As far as the investigations of
the committee hail gone, it had found
that many proposed and advertised
projects were on paper purely, and
while there were those of a bona fide
character that were headed toward
Rock Island, and would undoubtedly
be brought in here eventually, it was
the opinion of Mr. Searle that the best
and surest way to insure an immediate
interurban road was for local capital
to interest itself and make the begin
ning. The most successful and the
most desirable interurban that could
be devised would be one with Rock
island as its fountain head.
l-'if(orit Without Honuxea.
I. S. White, from the manufactories
committee, reported that the commit
tee was in constant communication
with factory promoters and projectors;
that it had now in hand correspondence
that would likely lead to the bringing
of another industry to the city, lu; he
desired to deprecate the idea of bonus
es in securing new industries. Mr.
White believed that hard and intelli
gent work and perseverance, and the
proier setting forth of Rock Isl
and's exceptional facilities and
advantages. with the liberal
backing of local capital, whieh had
ever been found available where a
worthy project was under considera
tion, would accomplish more in tangi
ble results than the offering of bonus
es. In the industries that have been
brought to Rock Island so far through
the efforts of the club, Mr. White stat
ed that not in a single instance had the
inducement of bonus been offered. He
jpoke in this connection of industries
brought here through the instrumen
tality of club manufactories commit
tees, without the aid of bonus, as the
Lightning Medicine company, with a
capital of the Fremont Hutter
Tub company, with a capital of $10.
eMt. and employing 35 men; the Na
tional Neck Yoke company, which had
doubled its capacity since coming to
Rock Island; th Standard Table Oil
Cloth company, a $1'Ui(m.imiu concern,
with a local investment of $.T"',oim,
employing 7.". men in Rock Island alone
and having a monthly pay noy of $5.
eoo and a 2".0'mi annual top&jgf; the
securing of an advantageous factory
site, such as had induced tSi White
Iiuggy company, with a capital of $23,
uoo, to abandon plans to remove
from the city because of insufficient
means to successfully carry on its in
mall Arm an Ix-ltlrnt.
Incidentally Mr. White mentioned
the small arms plant at Rock Island
arsenal, and. read the following extract
fro. m a letter received from Col. Ulunt:
"The arsenal in its different shops now
employs nearly 2.Jto men, of which
number nearly 7'jO are in the armory,
or very nearly 30 per cent of the entire
number. The total disbursements for
wages are at present about $145,000 a
month, of which about $43,000 goes to
employes in the armory. The addition
of small arms to the operations of the
arsenal has therefore resulted in an
increase of employes from 1,700 to
2,400 and of monthly wages from a lit
tle over $100,000 to $143,000. The
plant, with small additions in a few
special places, which could be made
without much delay in an emergency,
is capable of manufacturing 250 rifles
per day, instead of the 125. at which
rate it is now being operated. Doubling
the output would be accomplished with
out doubling the number of employes.
Probably not more than COO more men
would be needed. The total labor cost
of the plant when run to its capacity
would probably be about $S".ono per
Throusb KtTortu of C lu.
"It would seem, therefore, as if the
efforts primarily of the Rock Island
Club, in behalf of the arsenal, had re
sulted in the addition of machinery to
the value of nearly $l.00.0o, and af
forded present employment to 700
men. with disbursements in wages of
$43,000 per month, with a possibility
of an expansion in time of emergency
that would employ 1,300 men and dis
burse $S5.000 per month. The first ap
propriation was made by the army ap
propriation act, approved March 3.
1S9'.), the item being, it is generally un
derstood, included in the bill in conse
quence of recommendations of the
chief of ordnance and t lie active inter
est and personal representations in
Washington of a committee of the Rock
"I bring this up," said Mr. White, "to
show that the experience of this club
has been that where then; has been
well directed effort there lias been no
occasion for offering bonuses. This
committee has always found local cap
ital ready to invest, but in many in
stances this has not been found neces
sary. The factories were ready to come
if shown that the city was wide-awake
and enjoying such advantages
in the way of shipping and
otherwise, that appeal to great in
dustrial institutions. It has been dem
onstrated that the Merchants' associa
tion and the common council, as well
as the other representative bodies of
the city, may always be relied upon to
cooperate to the fullest extent in ef
fort anil influence to the attainment
of any worthy end in this line."
The Auditorium I'rojrrt.
On the question of the auditorium
project. C. J. Searle and C. .1. Larkin
made reports to the effect that the club
committee, in conjunction with the
committees representing the Mer
chants' association, the city council, the
Tri-City Labor congress, and many of
the societies of the city, had formulated
plans up to the point of the formation
of a corporation and the application for
incorporation papers. Iiy the time of
the next meet 'rig the committee's
chairman. Maj. C. W. Hawes. expected
to present a full report.
Welcome to YioltorM.
Dr. J. R. Hollowbush spoke of the
coming to Rock Island next week of
the 55th annual convention of the Illi
nois State Medical society. He sug
gested that the delegates would no
doubt appreciate any courtesy that
the club might offer in the use of its
club house for social purposes, and a
motion was thereupon adopted extend
ing the courtesies of the club to the
visiting physicians and authorizing the
secretary to issue visitors' cards to
Operations of Special Interest Per
formed at Dental Convention
Reception at Hotel.
The sessions of the Illinois Dental
society in Moline today were largely
devoted to clinics at the Skiner An
nex. Among the operations of the
morning was one on Dr. Hay. of Mo
line. Dr. A. L. Cilinore, of Chicago,
performed what is known as an an
trum operation, cutting up into the
gums. The clinics are largely attend
ed and are proving of unusual inter
Last evening the delegates to the
convention were given a reception by
the local committee. A mu.-ical pro
gram was given, Dr. Dallie, of Chicago,
presiding. Solos were rendered by F.
A. Thomas. H. I. Whe.-iock. M. l'rit
chard, of Moiitie. and Henry Drake
of Chicago. Following th- program
dancing was indulged in until a late
hour. The ladies of Moline attended
in large number;, and assisted iu mak
ing the reception a success.
Saloon Licenses Granted.
The following have been granted sa
loon licenses by City Clerk Schaffer:
John Ileiser, Harper House company
2), Louis Mizer. Robert Shannon. J.
Holzhamrner. I.thar Harms, W. H.
HeaUy, John iJeckgrt.n. Simon Iewis.
Pettr Chys. Aug H. Liitt. H. H. Doer
ing. Aug Van Kerrebroke, Jacob C!ur.
Schmidt & Keene, Herman Ranker (2 1.
Simon Drost, Z. McMahon. Jr. James
Van Cleve. W. J. McClusky, J. H. Free.
Aug Wehling. P. P. pfaff. W. A. Cor
coran, J. J. Murrin.
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Discussed Interestingly at Ban
quet ai the Local
Y. M. C.A.
A DEVELOPER OF CHARACTER
First Annual Function of Classes in
Athletics Proves a Suc
cess. The first annual gym men's sup
per was held last evening at the
Y. M. C. A., 50 men being present.
These represented all the various gym
nasium classes, the basketball teams,
handball players, fencing class, and
the business men. The supper was
served in the gymnasium by the ladies
of the Association Helpers. The ta
bles, which were set in the form of the
letter X. were profusely decorated with
ferns and flowers. The supper, though
not intended for an elaborate one. was
La success in every way.
For the after dinner program. Rev.
O. W. Iiwrence, pastor of the Chris
tian Memorial church, served as toast
master. He opened the program with
a few fitting remarks, and each speak
er was introduced with some clever
description or introduction. Bert
Stoaks was the first speaker, respond
ing to the toast. "First Year Experienc
es in the Gym." He described his ex
periences as "having patience and tak
ing pains." and protested that it was
mainly taking pains, though not in the
ordinary use of the term. He claimed
to have taken pains in every part of
his body, but considered the results
worth the effort. Henry Lem berg, who
was to have responded to the toast.
"Up From the Junior Ranks." was not
present, and in his stead R. C. Karl,
physical director, made a short talk.
Sorinhility in tlir Ciym.
"The Social Gym" was the subject
discussed by Harry E. Schiffer. He
said that the gymnasium is naturally a
social center, but that it should be the
aim of the gymnasium men to be more
cordial to new men. He spoke of the
value of games and gymnasium con
tests in bringing about good fellow
ship. A. J. Richardson was introduc
ed by the toast master as reminding
him of the speaker who was to give a
"lecture on fools, by one of them.'1- He
said that Mr. Richardson was to give a
talk on "The Awkward Squad, by one
of them." Mr. Richardson showed that
he was well informed as the awkward
squad, having been a member of one
in the army and two in Rock Island.
His mbject included the question. "Is
It Necessary?" and he declared that
the awkward squad is an essential, for
"if we have no awkward squad, how
can we have anything else?"
D. L. McNary. in responding to "Tho
Has Beens to the Comers." said that
an athletic game is one of the best de
velopers of character, and demonstra
ted his point by sketches of the influ
ence of boyhood contests in later life.
He characterized the gymnasium as the
most accurate mirror of character,
claiming that every phase of a man's
character will be shown best when in
W. L. Read's talk on "Dreams" was
one of the features of the program.
He said that he perhaps should have
taken the subject of "Athletic Dreams,"
referring to nightmares. Mr. Read
told something of the causes of dreams,
ami went into discussion of telepathy.
He said that thought transference, he
believed, is possible, during sleep. He
illustrated the points of his arguments
by witty stories of dreams and dream
ers. Cilvc 1K Dmicr.
Gus Hamerick, Harry Snider and
Willis Wood gave a clever clog dance
and were repeatedly encored by the
spectators. Frank Young furnished
several piano solos, including the
"Dance of the Demons," which made a
decided hit with the hearers.
The program closed with an address
by Prof. J. K. Hart, of the high school,
who gave a brief history of physical
culture. He opened his address with
a discussion of the present atheltics.
He said that so-called "yellow journal
ism" has done more than any other
one cause to lower the standards of
athletics in the United States.
He told of the classification of ama
teurs in early Greece as athletes and
of professionals as agonizers. John L.
Sullivan was mentioned as a modern
type of agonlzer. In connection with
athletics. Prof. Hart gave the history
of professional sports. The early ath
letic sport originated in the Olympian
games of Greece. The athletes were
the highest type of men before they
became agonizers, and when they later
went into Rome they became further
degenerated by this professionalism.
He spoke of the Bersekers, and classi
fied them as vastly different in their
exercises from the later Greeks and
Romans in their physical pastime. The
American ancestors had little athletic
sport; they secured their exercise in
hard work; but even they had their
rough sports wrestling, fighting and
racing. The athletics of today are bet
ter controlled. Men do not have for
ests to clear, and many of thern get
their entire exercise in gymnasiums.
He urged that the young men give as
much time to the development of their
bodies as to their minds and morals.
Impossible to foresee an accident.
Not impossible to be prepared for if.
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Miss Florence Head is home from
Mrs. 10. H. A da ics of New York City,
is the ma st of IJoc-k Island relatives.
Kx-Oov. S. R. Van Sant, of Minnesota,
is in the city trout Winona on btisi
George 10. Sudlow, of Miles City.
Mont., and T. A. John, of Rutte. are in
the. city visiting relatives and friends.
Mrs. Caroline Vixhum with her
grandson Canton Carnes. departed lat
evening with a party of friends, fo.
Denver, Colo., where Kb'- will make
her home hereafter. Mrs. Yochum wid
probably spend the winte r in Califor
nia. She has made Rock Island he r
home fer a number of years.
Scratch, scratch, scratch; unable to
attend to business during the day ejr
sleep during the night. Itc hing piles,
horrible plague. Doan's Ointment cures.
Never fails. At any drug store, 5') cents.
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cent interest, payable semi an- i
dwelling houses. We have loaned!
sixteen hundred and thirty seven j
builds up your home city and yields
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ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
VAN AKEN-Y0UNG WEDDING
Pretty Nuptials Celebrated at East End
Ce.irge- T. Van Ake-n ami Miss Jessio
K. Young were unite-d in marriage at
the hoii.e of the bride's parents, Mr.
ami Mrs. Milton Young. 021 Forty
third street at S o'clock last evening.
Over '.'.U relatives and friernl of the
family were? present at the happy
event. The. ceremony was performe'd
by the- Rev. II. W. Re-ed. pastor of the,
First Baptist church of Rock Island.
The rooms were ve-ry beautifully and
tastefully elecejral -d for the ex-casioii.
An excellent wedding suppe-r was
served f.dlowin; the. ceremony. The?
grexm I . in the employ of the People-'
Power company at Moline. The young
neople will make- their home in Rock
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