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TUK'KUCK ISLAND ARGUS. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, .1912.
4 BUSINESS MEN'S ASSOCIATION NOW HAS SECRETARY George H. Kingsbury to Handle Affairs of Local Merchants' Organization. BRUNER WILL 8E AT BIG MEETING WHOLE TIME TO WORK Has Dlcposed of Own Business and Will Have Suite of Rooms in Safety Building. . to come around the house be would ; be filled with lead. He immediately started for the house looking for . trouble, and when he (rot there says ' he was refused his clothing. Cunning ham is a big. husky looking individual ; while his wife is small and frail, not ; weighing 100 pounds, add when the i disorderly party told the court this i Local Railroad Evangelist morning that his wife had thrown him . Attend international Con out of the house, had shot at him : . and stabbed him. there was pro:onged ! ference at Chicago. laughter and several minutes ensued before order was restored. The man has left his- family for the past two weeks, never giving them a cent, ac-! cording to Mrs. Cunningham's testi mony. The wayward husband was told to pay the costs, behave himself and refrain from annoying his family in the future. ! Dr. John W. Cook, president of the j j Northern Illinois State Normal at De- j i Kalb, spoke to the pedagogues. The ! 1 annual election of officers and the I ' annual business meeting followed. i to SCHEDULED TO SPEAK fleorge IL KingBbury, recently se l' tted as secretary for th j Kock Is land Business Men's association, wi!l P.n up an office fchortly In the Safety building and the association will make a start on the propaganda, which In expected will make it valuable to i s members and a power fa advanc ing the interests of tlie city. The liamius; of Mr. Kingsbury for the irn l'ortaiit oflice of secretary occurred ioiiik time ago, after a state-wide i-eareh for a man capable of earning the salary offered and doing the n.f essary work. l'n:il such time, ho ever, as Mr. KinKsbury could dispose ii im iiuHiiieas ana arrange to assume EXPLOSION STORY IS PROVED MYTH Will Tell of Work Done Among Rail road Employes Throughout the United States. Police News Owing to the illness of C. J. Smith, ! Justice Clarence Schroeder presided i at police court this morning. evangelist, leaves for Chicago tonight. to attend the 14th international con ference of the Railroad Young Men's Christian Associations of North Amer ica, scheduled for Oct. 3 to 6. Mr. 1 Humors were ripe this morning re- ;Bruner has been invited by the inter ' garding an explosion of a boiler at t national committee to be present and ithe Marseilles plant in East Moline, tcl1 of tne wrk being done by him ; many people in this city and Moline i among the railroad men of the coun gaind the impression that there hadltr- These conferences are held once ' been loss of Ufa and that the plant ' every three years and are attended A family squabble was aired in court this morning, when Mrs. Oliver Dillon swore out a warrant against her husband, on a disorderly conduct i charge. She claimed he stayed away i for weeks at a time, did not support"! her properly and annoyed her, and that as a result of hia nation, thu : A. M. Bruner of this city, railroad proprietor of the Schmidt hotel re-1 fused to entertain him as a roomer any longer. She asked the court to ! protect her against future annoyance and order him to stay away from her. I A fine of $200 and costs was suspend- ed over his head, depending upon ! future good behavior. He paid the costs. , Sam Larson, James Murphy and James Lowe, who were arrested for drunkenness, were - ordered would be closed. The facts are, how-, by secretaries and delegates from all town, and had a nice little nmsBKinn ever, that a 12,000 fire occurred and railroad associations, representatives along Third avenue to the hridire that about a fifth of the employes will be out of work for two days or so while electrical wiring is being re placed. The fire started in some shav- from the important railroad brother hoods and prominent railroad officials, j Reports are received as to work ac-1 compllshed, various problems are dis-1 J q q Stoves have '"'i-" 1 wm them all beat for QUALITY and STYLE, and our prices are so low that , we . are frequently told we are from $5 to $10 lower than our competitors, who sell mostly on the in stallment plan. Come in and look over our line be fore you buy. We'll be glad to show you. AlfonJjivers & Company IbPA appointment was l is new duties, th not made public. II1K M JTK OF HOOM. The association lias secured a lease n Ihp suite of rooms in the Safety building formerly occupied by the American National Jnsuraure com pany and there Mr. Kingsbury w. l.jve his headquarter. He will de vote his mure time to the work and Ml be prepared to represent the bus i.".s inter srs cf the city at various' M'i-e tnettiiif-'s at which In the past' J:m l Island has rmi been represented ' ( i r.-presetiteil through the voluntary i-ervice of some merchant who took i the time to go. A stenographer will J l' hired iu nil probability to take care ! t ! the of!lc while he is away. I'll KIM l IX; ICTI;s. Work of preparing a new rati.ig book for the benefit of the merchants l i t already under way and Mr. Kinps-! 1 :iry will nihil this to completion and i put it in tjie tin nds of the members of I tlie afH.iclation. Poor accom 's cost' Km k Island bu.,uieHs men in the iieitibot hood of $1ii,(mii an-iually and to let the inert hauls know who is and : v. ho is not to be trusted, the ratings: will b - l; nt. right up to the minute. . Kock Island 1ms long been without a ImnliiesM orgaiiiiU iou of any power. !ue etninly to the fact that it was. without a mn who could devote ail. his time to iis business and welfare. ' M. tuber hxve b. en lax about dues ! : id have fell that payments were t i tv donation. U'ith his experience! (Mined bv eHrtl f tjervice as presi-' ! it of the ast.ociat.on. Mr. Kingsbury i liovld be al.h- in tnuke things hum lur the association. 'i 100 POIFWIFE ! THROWSHUB OUT Such Is Claim of Hugh Cunning- hara on Trial for Annoying j His Spouse. ings in the boiler room and following I cussed and plans laid for the next! I three-year campaign. I BAXftfET FOR OPEXER. The conference will open Thursday night with a big banquet at the 1st reg . iment armory and will be attended by about 1.500 men. The regular sessions ! will be held in Orchestra hall. J Among the speakers secured are J. A. McDonald, editor of the Toronto lOlcbe; Fred B. Smith, leader of the i recent Men and Religion Forward At High School i the making of th-. morning fire by ' the night watchman. It was some time before the watchman discovered j the presence of th- fire in the shav , ings and the Marseilles fire force was I at ence cal'ed into action. Later the East Moline department was call ed and the blaze was extinguished. H. E. CASTEEL BACK IN HARNFQQ AHAIfJ ! movement; Dean Walter Sumner, ca ll! rmniltOO MUM li? ithedral SS. Peter and Paul of Chicago. When H. E. Casteel returned to the j and recent chairman of the Chicago president's desk at the Pork Island vice commission; Harry Munroe, su National bank this morning he found i perintendent of the world-famous Pa it bedecked with flowers in honor of ; cific Garden mission; Rev. James E. the occasion. Boquets of carnations I and red roses came from bank officials i and employes, and from President II. S. Cable of the Rock Island Savings bank a bouquet of American beauty buds. Mr. Castet-1 has been off duty for four months, leave of absence having been granted by the bank directors. Freeman, former railroad employe, now rector of St. Mark's church, Min neapolis; Frank W. Gunsaulus, pastor of Auditorium congregation, and Dr. George L. Robinson of the Chicago Mc Cormick seminary. MAV IMPORTANT TOPIC S. Among the subjects to be presented "btuerauie portion oi cis vacation will be "Railroad Men and the Church," was spent at a lake in Northern Wis- ; ..The Fanacy Gf the Double Standard," eonsin. where he hunted and fished to i ..nnvs in nfl;irnart rnmmi,iilti" -At. The president of the associated stu dents" body will be elected at a mass meeting Thursday afternoon after school. The organization was pro posed last year by Principal AT J. Burton, so that the debaters, orators, declamers and other students inter ested in school literary work, would receive emblems, as well as the ath letes, and also so that the school ac tivities would be associated. It is thought t&at this will increase inter est of the students in all lines of school work. The ,Ciceronion Debating society met last evening and decided to meet again Thursday night after school at which time officers will be elected for the coming year. Programs will be arranged for the season, and work on the topic Df the triangular debate will be begun immediately. Thomas P. Sinnett is again active in the work of the boys' debating society. 2-YEAR OLD BOY WANDERS AWAY Mother Runs About Town in Distracted Manner Hunting for Her Little One. Driven almost to distraction at the loss of her two-year-old baby boy, who i house men. to be held Saturdav. Mr. i Marron is a director of the National i f!i Contractors' association. These meet ings are held at intervals during the year, for the purpose of establishing a working basis between the two as sociations, and of avoiding any con tioversies as to work. Obituary MRS. CHRISTINA HANSEN. j Mrs. Christina Hansen, who resided ' on Fourth street, between Fifth and i Sixth avenues, for the past 20 years, ' had run away from home at an early i died last evening at S o'clock at St. i hour, Mrs. Louis Ehlers, 720 Four- j Anthony's hospital after a lingering'. streets for hours this morning fran-1 She was born in Germany and was Nl caMOUNE. ILL.PPHONE E.SKI) T-O-N-I-G-H-T Last time of this great show DON'T MISS SEEING 7 NOERINE CORNEE And her big Minstrel Troupe. SIX OTHER BIG ACTS COMING TOMORROW tically searching for the little fellow, but could find no trace of him. Al most exhausted from her long hunt aged 59. She came to America, direct to Rock Island, 20 years ago, and had made her home here ever since. She his heart's content, and incidentally put cn ten pounds of flesh. He returns to the many duties which are his. refreshed and ready to im:k things hum. Personal Points and G. B. Graham of spent today in Rock .1. T. Marron leaves tonight for Bos ton. Robert Mill Sterling. 111., It-land. Miss Bessie Gladhill returned to her 1 home in Muscatine this morning, after visitiiig with relatives in Rock Is I "and. i Miss Sarah Hanson has returned af ! ter an extensive visit with fricuds in I Seattle, Wash., and other western points. i The Misses Gertrude Schneider and I Catherine Fennel left last nipht for I Omaha. Neb., to attend the fair being I held there this week. I Mrs. Anna Wadsworth of Davenport ...... ....... ...... .- .... ... v . . VJ n . , land have returned from Atlantic City, After indulging in a prolonged spree 'where they spent the summer. . rwo weeKs uurat urn. Hugh Cuu-; .iiiTiiiiui, ijiii'.j, mint avenue, jester- They cohol a Foe to Efficiency," and "The I'nily of Our Brotherhood." Practic ally an entire session will be devoted to a consideration of the report of a commission which has worked for sev :eial months on the question of "Rail , road Association Efficiency." A band composed of employes of the Pennsyl ; vatiia railroad at Tyrone, Pa., and an ' international quartet composed of as sociation secretaries will furnish the music. ' The following prominent railroad of t ficials will be present at the banquet '. toniotrow ni(.ht: C. R. Gray, president Great North em: C. H. Markham. president Illinois ' Central; G. W. Stevens, president Ches apeake & Ohio; H. V. Mudge. presi- dent Rock Island lines; B. L. Winchel, president Frisco lines; W. H. CanifT, ! president New York, Chicago & St. Mrs. Ehlers staggered into the police was married to A. I Hansen, in Ger-, station about 10 o'clock this morning many, who preceded her in death Hi and asked the police to assist her. j years ago. " our baby is at the Association house," said the chief. "You go up there and you will find it." Her face all smiles again, Mrs. Ehlers thanked the chief and hurried to Matron Kolls and soon had the child clasped to ner breast. About 7:30 this morning, Mrs. Ehlers went into the house, leaving Walter, the baby, playing in the front yard. When she came out of the house half an hour later, the child had vanished uTiirnini Mini)) intbiKLniflai Order Seats at Once. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. U J. Langbausen of Rock Island and Mrs. A. O'Dell of Davenport. JONKS FUNERAL. A telegram was received yesterday from Peter Jones of Bascobel, Wis., who acknowledged that he is a brother of Frank Jones, the man who was kill ed Sunday morning by being struck by a locomotive, and who ordered the body sent to Bascobel for burial. The as though into thin air. Upon making ! remains were sent this afternoon at 4 inquiries from the neighbors the i o'clock. Services will be held at Bas mother learned that no one had seen j rr.iPi Hn,i interment mnrio in th OFFICERS TO TAKE ANNUAL EXAMINATION Major Charles Keller of the local U. S. engineer's office, together with Co lonel G. W. Burr of Rock Island ar senal, will go to Fort Sheridan Oct. S, for the annual examination of army of ficers. There are but very few ex ceptions and the tests are severe ones, among them being a 90-mile jaunt on horsehnek Those Iccts iuihhaU to insure all officers being in proper:!1"6 y' a"d f,arfuI that he ha.(J ! tery in that city nhv-ei, oi . , . ., . i I'eeii Kuieu, siio uurrieti to me searcn. """J1 1 ti i rr-. r i ji i . a. i ue uvy was luuuu Biitiiuiug in iroiiL of the Association bouse on Seven teenth street and Seventn avenue a tout 8:"0. The little fellow was crv- ing and this attracted the attention, of their ability to take the field in case of war. DR. LUDEWIG'S NAME GETS ' INTO WRONG ARGUS HEAD One of those unfortunate and seem ingly inexcusable errors that will creep into the columns of a newspa- Licuis railway; W. K. Vanderbilt, Jr., ! rer, despite all possible precaution, oc- vice president New York Central; ! curred in last evening's issue of The John Carstcnsen. vice president New 1 Argus, involving the name of Dr. W, Yc i'k Central; J. B. Yohe, general man ager Pittsburgh & Lake Erie railway. STATE LABOR PRESIDENT TO SPEAK HERE TONIGHT Edwin R. Wright, president of the Tllinnis KtatA FVdomtinn nf I.nhnr nr. the- matron, who took him inside andrivcd ia Rock ,sland today afig' to. able one. The house is quarantined and grave fears are entertained for the recovery of the children. Bertha, aged 8, Julius, aged 5, and -Lulu, aged 2. Mr. Teuscher has an oil route and his patrons have wondered during the past few days at his sudden dlsap pearatice. An inquiry disclosed the fact that practically the entire family was stricken with the dangerous malady. immediately notified the police. J.T. MARRON TO ATTEND . CONFERENCE AT BOSTON Tomorrow night John T. Marron, H. Lndewig. On the same page where president of the Electric Construction night will address the Tri-City Federa tion of Labor at Industrial hall. Mr. Wright is a booster and he is spread ing broadcast nis slogan, Sell your I hammer and buy a horn. ENLISTED WITH FEDERAL ARMY 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Thomas S. Brown of the New Har per today celebrated the 60th anni- j versary of his enlistment in the fed eral army during the civil war period. Mr. Brown was iu numerous engage ments and saw much active service and at the close of the war was mus tered out with honor. : the blunder appeared there SEPTEMBER AVERAGE Major and Mrs. H. C. Connelly have ; arrived in the city from Pasadena ! a four months' trip abroad, are visiting , in'" " 86 makm at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Asp- 'a,od deficiency for the ,d,; ;iund. relatives of the family, in this t The.re ere 11 fair days. re had not initt.il nil thin tin,., uh ui,l, K.- v....,- , JWS. " "'1,,or' 'dence of their t'irea'. iitJ to kill his wife. Fearing nHlv f'jf her life. Mrs. ( imiiinklmn. noli. ! tit (1 Ihc Dnhce and the ,nri.'4 was t;iken to the police station aadiMab41 and Marian, and son Alden, who locked mi. Thl ..,,rninV i, ... 1 are returning to Tacoma. U aBh.. from btoulit Into police court, and asses n fine of $JO0 and costs for disord J tollUlict. I he tine nliiiicniiwl..il on promise of good behavior. eity. Cunningham hag been employed at th.. Wartln Woods company of Dav-l MORE WARRANTS ISSUED nport. hut two weeks ago lost his J"b. a id then narted out od a drunk. Ycslerd.iv morninir h r: led nr. hi home, and according to his testliuoriv r,od-v Junk rd on Fourth avenue be-! was told by his wife that if he dareif ! tW '''n Fif,oenth a"d Sixteenth streets., i ptoiKTty owners again today swore j - -- - - - , ont warrants for his arrest on charges I of ma.ntaining a nuisance, depositing; rubbish in the streets and having! combustible material in his yard. The warrants were sworn to before Justice J. H. Cleland and are similar to those which have been sworn out against Brady before. The trial will occur next week probably. was an interview with the doctor in which he explained that he did not know until two hours had elapsed that his auto- RunilTII CAVC rIIOr"AII : mo0"e and one of the fire department mUll IH, oAlO bUntAU i wagons had collided several days ago. . Average temperature and less than i Tthere at,BO a PUce . the usual amount of rain marked the ftory'. The wo articles carried head-, ings oi similar size, in me one in wnicn : and Machinery company of this city leaves for Boston, Mass., to attend a harmony meeting of the -National Kiectrical Contractors and the supply Coal Dealers Meet. A banquet was enjoyed by tho whole sale and retail coal dealers of Rock Island laat evening at the Hotel Whole Family Stricken. Harms. There were 18 present. In- With three children ill with diph-1 formal tulks were given by some of theria and the mother threatened, the j those present and' various matters plight of the H. O. Teuscher family j v. ere discussed. A fine courso dinner of South Rock Island is not an envi-iwas served. are viBlting at the resi- son. Bernard D. Con- month of September just past, accord- I ing to reports from the weather bur and Mrs. J. F. VUell. the Misses iPau n Davenport. The mean temper ature was t wnereas me normal ior 40 years is 64.7. The deficiency in rainfall was .86 making the accumu- year 6.63. eight part ly cloudy and 11 cloudy and there was an absence of unusual phenomena. Three heavy frosts were reported, but not strong enough to kill vegetation. AGAINST CHARLES BRADY, Determined to get rid of the Charles ! Teachers' Club Meets. The Twin-City Teachers' club met this afternoon at the assembly room of the local high school at 4 o'clock. he good doctor was not concerned, but which related to the fining of a Greek who was accused of annoying a wo man, the printer substituted the flrrt line of the second deck of the headin.c in the doctor's statement foj the Hm I that should have read: "Andrew An ! gelus Fined $5 and Costs for Walking j Into Store After Lady." The head as it was printed gave the name of Dr. I Ludewig instead of An gelus. Of j course acquaintances of Dr. Ludewig I can readily appreciate that he could not possibly nave been engaged in such an affair. Still the reference is unpleasant and none regrets the mis take more than does The Argus. E " ELK RIDGE "E E tlie new collar for E E smart dressers. A E E distinctive fold E Ecollar upperE E corners turn out and E E give the specially E stylish effect of the E "poke' E Moat effective collar for bow- ZZ II tie wear. 'YORKSHIRE," E XZ ame lc, quarter Inch lower. 'JZ 1 tat Be QaarteSvM u VN'ell-drcaard men are wearing H 'JT Elkrida now with Simu4cx V the sooall-boMNn LION fciiirt. rutt49ic1ftCoilMCaHaUn.Tra.N.T. .H lMBiipiulijinjll THE EYES OF- THE WORLD River Riplets TO OPEN DANCING CLASS AT THE INDUSTRIAL HOME J. C. Jolly of Macomb, III., and more j recently of Muskogee, Okla, has ar-j ranged to hold danoine classes at In-1 dustrial home, the first dance to be wv uPn the man ho PesenU a neat Oct. 8. t'r. Jolly teaches all the Cr-. appeaTance- dinary and fancy steps and in addi-1 To " ""i your clothes must be ! tion to private lesfons in the after-! ktP clean and in "shape." Loon, will devote an hour on each class j Our pressing is more than the word evening to beginners. He plans to i implies, for we not only press your have three dances a week Tuesday. U-uit but re-shape it to its original lines The dredge boat Harriett is engaged in pumping sand at the present time ' at the foot of Eighteenth street. I The steamer Helen Blair arrived in port this morning with a big consign ment of potatoes for local merchants. The stage of the river this morning was 4.0 and is steadily falling. v a. 1 mm i TAILORED "Shape-Retaining Suits" AN announcement of special interest because we con fine ourselves to just two items Suits at 24.75 and Millinery. For quick reading we will only mention that we urge a comparison of suits and millinery, suclr as are shown elsewhere, with ours. Compare the qualities, general tailoring and even every little detail then compare the prices and you will realize the tremendous force of our statement that "Grot man Leads, Others Follow. Suits at 24.75 Thursday and Saturday. Regular dancing will follow the hour devoted to beginners. Wrixon's orchestra h&s been engaged. COMMERCIAL LEAGUE TEAMS BOWL AT HARMS Three interesting practice games wore played last evening between the Preuels and the Outing club team of the Commercial Bowling league on the Harms alleys. The games were close from start to finish. One was a tie, v-h'.ch is a rare occurrence. The teams of the league are getting into fine trim and some fast cocterta are expected j this winter. j Such a variety that the choosing of the iavorite garment is merely a matter of selection. A great range of newest styles and fabrics. Whether you are slender, medium build or extra stout, we can fit you and please you. Models shown are plain tailored and genii-trimmed cutaways, semi-fitted backs, etc., all duplicates of the finest imported suits. The materials are English Whipcords, Serges, Cheviots, Worsteds, Wool Bedfords Cords and Fine Mixtures. The lin ings are all guaranteed two seasons. All alterations FREE. Triced here at 24.75. MILLINER Y SEC TION LAY ASPHALT COURSE i our mUlinery buyer is expected tack tomorrow from her eastern buying trip, bringing AND OPEN PART OF STREET with her tne very ,ateBt model9 in ,L,e fa!1 nat3- Tnis motion of our store has enjoyed a pnenomenai ousiness auring oepiei.'iur uu unniibn ui iuio ts b-ui u-.-r raai. iu icin-u.o.i stock. , - Whether you desire a chic little street hat or a gorg is party hat, you will find your V AVVW I II and by hand work only can this be ac complished. t All work we turn out will be en tirely satisfactory or we will accept no pay until it is. We give special attention not only to men's but also ladies' garments. Call West 317 and we will gladli I call . for and deliver your work promptly. YE TOG SHOP O. E. BAKER 1807V2 Second Avenue. In order that traffic across Seven teenth street at Second avenue might be delayed no longer than absolutely, de9,reg 8atlsne1 here uicesHr, me nicv.Bri.uy improvement company this morning began the lay ing of the final course of asphalt at that point. The work was completed this afternoon and tomorrow teams will be permitted to drive across it. Licensed to Wed. James A. Bahen Rock Island Miss Minnie Krueger Rock Island Samuel F. Simms Moline. ! Miss Anna Sindt . ..- Moltje. ' Arthur D. Smith Newark, N. J. ' Miss Magdalene E. Stewart ! Rock Island. Raymond D. Hetter Rock Island ' Miss Margaret S. Dowdal ... Moline. Specials at 35 7.50 and f 10. others to $C5. Just received another shipment of those famous $6 Beaver hats special priced at 3.93. Si 414 15-TH STREET G3oftmn. Iff iss&s z, Girls. GROSSMAN LEADS OTHERS FOLLOW MOLIKt ILL. All the ail the time Ttus Acu