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THE ROCK ISLAND AltGTTS. "WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1913.
GABLE IS HEAD OF ROCK ISLAND GLUB New Officers Chosen at Mem bership Meeting Following Election of Directors. NEW OFFICERS OF ROCK ISLAND CLUB C02AD IS VICE PRESIDENT! Tri-City Press Organization Enter tains Out of Town Newspaper Men at New Harper. The annual membership meeting of the Rock Island club was held In the assembly room of the club on Nine teenth street last evening, the retiring nr sident, H. H. Cleaveland, presiding. The result of the election or directors I during the day was announced, show- j ing the election of C. E. Sharpe, Dr. K. M. Sala and M. S. Heagy for the ' tiree-year term and Gus Tegeler for i Hie two-year term. The membership i lerted H. S. Cable president and Har- ; ty W. Cozad vice president for the en- j suing year. The choice of a secretary 1 flnd a treasurer will be made by tha j i ard of directors upon its reorganiza- j Men. I The meeting was one of the largest ! :he clul) has ever held, and in the dip- Mission of club plans and policies, the crcani.ation was shown to be in an exceedingly gratifying condi-! Hon. notwithstanding that the cafe suffered a loss lat year, which was largely made up from iue other sources of revenue. The membership felt that with the experi- nce of the past year and careful mail- aiement the coming year, the club w ill be on a paying basis a year hence. 1 The healthy enthusiasm of the mem- I herslilp was shown when a proposition to abandon the cafe was unanimously ote.1 down. The membership adopted ' a hi heme to liquidate the financial in-j d htednoss. which grows In part out of i tlm furnishings, and 1f it works out. : the club will be in first class shane. , t'nd'T the direction of the new presi- 1 Cent. H. S. Cable, ho club ought to flourish and Increase in popularity and i ti:"mbrshtp. j At the close of the business session, j refreshments were served, and vaude-1 :IIe features from the Empire theatr" furnished entertainment. j 'kki ci, i h if;kts. 1 Newspaper men from Clinton. Mon- j iiiout.h. Muscatine and other jtolnts j' ined with the Tri-City Press club at the regular monthly meeting held at ; the New Harper last night, at which ; ciiit- plans were discussed for a nu'r-' ger of the on'side journalists with the ' U.rul club. Copies of the Tri-City club ' niis'ifi'tion w ill bt sent to newspaper ' men in Hdjuining towns, and a catn palitn bcRiin to ga'her the stra'iger3 iMil the fulll. ! !! Kiilt-iit C. J. Zaiser, K. P. Adier, P. ! ill H. S. Cable, President. r - i'1 ' t X t ' t W H y v , ' ; i I . .-4 v f ! President Wilson may honor the club. An elaborate banquet was served by j Mine Host Carl Mueller, and the feast j I was a top-notf her, as Is always the j caw when he is In charge. Colonel G. T. Propper of St. Paul j and Major C. Keller of this city, who , were to have maUe addresses upon the need of river work and Improvement, ' were unable to be present, but will be ' . heard at some future time. later in the evening the newspaper 1 men were the guests of Manager E. T. ' Dolly at the Empire vaudeville per- ' formance. : Among the out of town guests were ' B. G. Oates and V. O. Briggs, Clinton Advertiser; F. W. Parrott, Clay Center , Republican (Kansas) ; T. E. Schufelt : and L. X. Mirhetsen, Clinton Herald; F. E. end B. E. Pinkerton, Monmouth ! Atlas ; H. R. Moffett and Will Carson, Monmouth Review ; I P. Loomis, George F. Pitchforch, R. J. Leyses and E. C. Willhaite, Muscatine Journal. . ! MiSlFAtTlBERS MEET. , O. P. Briggs of Minneapolis, presl- deat of the National Founders' asso j ciation, who was the guest of honor i at the third annual banquet of the : Tri-City Manufacturers' association, I held it the New Kimbali hotel, Dav ' enport, last night, advocated the edu cation of the laboring man as a means of reducing to a minimum the friction between capital and labor. The speak j er congratulated the three cities upon I conditions here and said this commun I it y was recognized throughout the I world as a leading manufacturing cen I ter. Mr. Briggs would eliminate the agitator, aad suppress anarchistic lit- erature of all kinds. He devoted con siderable attention to various educa tional endeavors which are meeting with success in other communities, j as regards the betterment of the work I Ing classes. He claimed that labor i difficulties disappear as the intelli- gence of the working man increases. Covers were laid for 125 guests, j A F. Dawson, the toastmaster, was ' introduced by William Butterworth of MOUNE YOUTH TO WALK TO CHICAGO Undertakes to Cover Distance in Fonr Days Bonus of $100 Is in Sight. Peter Ploog, a Mollne youth, started out today to walk to Chicago in four j days. In case ne succeeds, he is to j be presented with $100 and whether or not he is successful, the trip will . cost him nothing. j Ploog, who is a factory employe at j one of the Moline shops, overheard a ; conversation between two manufactur- i ing plant officials as to the time it wculd require to walk to Chicago. One ' of them figured that it would take a ' week. Ploog thereupon offered to walk j the distance in four days and to give i him the opportunity one of the manu- j facturers offered to pay his expenses j and provide the $100 bonus if he cov-1 ered the ground in the stated tim. I Ploog is in honor bound to walk ev- i ery step of the way. He niiust file tele-! gram6 to the manufacturer from stated ! points to show that he is really cover-: ins the ground. As the crow flies, it j is about 150 miles from here"" lo Chi-1 cago and Ploog will follow an air line ! as near as possible which mean's that he will have to make nearly 60 miles each day. His task is no easy one. STRUCK BY AUTO; DEATH FOLLOWS Mrs. Cornelius Lane, OT2 West Second street, Davenport, died early this morning at her home from injur ies sustained yesterday morning at Moline. Other speakers on the pro- 11-30 o'clock at Second and Warren ; gram were G. W. Ross of East Moline, W. B. Mclntyre of Rock Island, Wood I worth Clum of Davenport, Colonel G. ! W. Burr of the Rock Island arsenal j and E. E. Parsonage of Moline. H." W. Cozad, Vice President. S. McGlynn and H. P. Simpson extend ed a welcome to the visitors. Bri"f replies were made by a number of tli" visitors, who were extremely tirurfie.l by the reception accorded them. F. O. Van Galder. chairman of the enieriai.i uiPiit comriii'tee. reported pvosress on p!;ins or tho annual club .soiki! vent, u M h mav include nddr. ss".- by the nw governors of Til :noif and Ioum. a;id it is possible that at a future riato SHEET METAL MEN , DRAW RESOLUTIONS At a meeting of the Tri-City Metal j Contractors' association which was j held the evening of Jan. 15, resolu ' tions of respect and condolence on i tbe ecent deaths of John H. Bertel- stn and Henry T. Siemon were drawn j up and unanimously adopted. The as sociation tenders a high tribute to both of the departed in its resolutions turf condoles with the families of Mr. I'.ertelsen and Mr. Siemon in their sorrow. streets when she was struck by a Rock Island Brewing company auto truck. An inquest was held this afternoon at 3 o'clock. Obituary MRS. BRIDGET CiIXANE. Jewel Stoves have imwmmMum 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. Allen, Mvers & Company officiate. Interment will be made in Calvary cemetery. MXDHOLX FUNERAL. The funeral of John G. Lindholm, who was asphyxiated by gas last Sunday evening at his home, 1224 Thirty-seventh street, wiU be held tomor row afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home with services conducted by Rev. W. G. Oglevee. Interment will be made in Chippiannock cemetery. at Bargains in Suits and Trousers. I'nr 'aimed suits and trousers greatlv reduced prices. BEAL, Illinois theatre building. (Adv.) COLLECTOR HUNTOON OPENS HIS OFFICE Township Tax Collector J. X. Hun toon opened his office this morning in room 49 State bank building, where Mrs. Bridget Ginnane, a resident ' he will be found daily from now until of this city for many years, passed au the taxes are collected. Mr. Hun away last evening at 9:30 o'clock at toon announces he proposes to enforce the home, 2528 Sixth avenue, after a j to tne letter the law relative to per Iingering illness of complications. She ; S0Eai taxes and but one notice will be was born in Binnington, N. Y., coming ! seTit out after which he will proceed to kock island wnen a enna w nere sne a3 the statutes require. had resided ever since. Jan. 13, 1877, she was united in mar riage to Thomas Ginnane, who pre ceded her In death 26 years. She was a member of Sacred Heart church, Fay Howes camp No. 281. R. N. A., and The Catholic Order of Foresters Surviv ing are two sons, John T. and Charles D, one brother, Martin Kelly, and a sister, Miss Kate Kelly, all at home. The funeral will be held Friday morning at 8:30 o'clock from the home with services at 9 o'clock at Sacrod Heart church. Rev. J. F. Lockney will mi TP m pSifesft wm Pi Now's the r 3 i lime to Invest Don't Delay Prove your good business judgment by taking immediate advantage of these ROCK BOTTOM prices on M.K. PREFERRED STOCK of suits and overcoats. Our policy demands that no goods be carried over until next season. To meet this demand means effective price-lowering on our part. ITS YOUR CUE TO BUY NOW. Best qualities, dependable merchandise at a great deal less than it is worth,. will mark YOUR GAIN. Y MOLINE MINISTER TO TIE "BAT" NELSON Rev. W. E. Pearson, pastor of the Walker Station Lutheran church, Mo line, today received this telegram from Battling Nelson, the well known prize fiehter: "Rev. V. E. Pearson, Moline: ; Will be married tomorrow. Can you perform the ceremony in Ilegevrisch? Iisttling Nelson." It is understood Rev. Mr. Penrson replied in the af firmative. Mr. Pearson was stationed a Hegewisch for some time after his ordination and has officiated at other services for the family of Battling Nelson. to which he was hurried, it was said he had a fair chance to recover. Fire Cause Small Damage. A wagon shed on First avenue be tween Eighteenth and Nineteenth street, owned by the Henry Dart's Sens firm was slightly damaged this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock by fire. Sparks from a nearby chimney alight ed on the roof of the shed setting it ablaze in several places. The Cen trals were called and quickly extin guished the blaze. Senior Class Meets. The senior class met last evening for a 8tora.y helf hour session. The question of wearing caps and gowns durtng commencement week was brought up for action. After a great deal of debate on it, the subject was laid upon the tab'.e till next Thurs day when the question will be decided. KEW BUSINESS FIRM IS IN THE FIELD LOCALLY i The Rock Island Business Exchange 1 is the latest addition to the city's bus- ii'ess life. Its aim is to buy, Fell, rent, j collect and insure, and the proprietors ! are L. A. Diilavou and David Jones, j Office quarters have been engaged over I Tremann's meat market at Third ave I nue and Seventeenth street. The new i company writes several well known j lines of insurance, and lists goods for sale and endeavors to find buyers for the same. A feature will be a list of j available rooms for renting purpost-6, : information on which will be given j prospective roomers, free of charge ! (Adv.) OCR choice of all of our $15 overcoats and fancy suits now for $12. uO. They're made of gt od substantial fabrics, splendidly ta'lored in all of the newest styles. They are values for which some stores ark -$16 to $18. The reducing ptncil lius done its work; choice now 12 OUR $20 suits and overcoats have at all times been popular with judges of clothing values. The tailoring, the style and the finish dis tinguish them from ordinary gar ments selling at that price. The re ducing pencil has done its work; all $20 overcoats and fancy suits now ... $K00 M UCH of the M. & K. reputa tion has been built upon the excellent clothing values they h.'ve always offered in suits and over cccts at $25. Space does not allow sufficiently to describe the many hand some patterns and styles. See them for yourself. Ail overcoats and fancy suits, choice now 18 o NE of the most complete lines of fine clothing we have ever shown are the suits and over coats which have sold all season for S2S. Strictly all hand-tailored and np tj the minute in style they surpass many custom tailored garments cost ing much more. All of these over :oats and fancy suits, your choice now $2 oo 10 Discount on Blue Serge Suits Personal Points John Allen of Monmouth, 111., was in Rock Island today on business. A daughter was born this morning to Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Benham, 750 Thirtieth street. Mrs. D. W. Wells and daughter, Alice, of Sterling, 111., are visiting friends in the city for several days. Harry Frey of 1616 Twenty-eighth street, who has been attending school at Grinnell college, was brought home yesterday ill with appendicitis. " Colonel G. H. Bainbridge of Boise, Idaho, was in Rock Island today en route to Chicago, where he will visit with his son, Wescott H. Bainbridge. R. C. Smedley leaves this evening for Edgington, where he will give his j illustrated lecture on "Washington I and Virginia," in the Presbyterian 1 church, under the auspices of the , men's class of the Sunday school. Licensed to Wed. Clarence O. Beers Cabe Miss Nellie M. Boyles Aledo David Court Rock Island Miss Josephine Wagner, Rock Island Arthur E. Fehlman Orion Miss Cora A. Samuelson Orion Sander Nelson Galesburg Mrs. Minnie Awl Galesburg Herbert E. Scharff Davenport Miss Carrie Mayer Moline UNKNOWN MAN IS FATALLY INJURED An unknown man was fatally in jured early this morning at Fifth aad Warren streets In Davenport in at-' tempting to jump on a moving freight train. He was taken to St. Luke's hospital. Wire Sparks Pullman Held for Gems. New York, Jan. 22. Justice Seabury in the appellate court handed down a decision today in which his colleagues concur, holding that anything in the way of jewelry or valuables given in to the keeping of a railroad Pullman sleeping car company must be safely returned to the owner and that the company is responsible for the loss tf such valuables. Evelyn Thaw Must Pay. New York, Jan. 22. Judgment against Mrs. Evelyn Nesbit Thaw was taken .today before Justice Green for $2,407 in favor of the Goiham company for silverware and jewel.-; purchased by Mrs. Thaw while her huhband, Har ry K. Thaw, was in the Tombs await ing his second trial for the murder of Stanford White. Mrs. Thaw did not appear in court. Recluse Bequeaths $400,003. Brockton, Mass., Jan. 22. Known as a "poor man," Horace William How ard, a recluse, had a fortune of nearly ?f 00,000. His will, filed for probate in court here, leaves $400,000 to charity. Including $185,000 for the establtsh mcnt of a home for aged in Brockton. H:s only living relative, Mrs. Maria P. Howard, a sister, was not mentioned in the will. She has announced she I will contest it. Erie, Pa. Fire in the basement of the Lawrle building, in the heart of tbe business section, caused a loss of $260,000. New London, Ohio Fire which for Eeveral hours threatened to destroy this town occurred in the business sec tion. The loss is estimated at more than $100,000. Indiana, Pa. Mrs. Belle Clark, an artist, was shot three times and prob ably fatally wounded by Harry Spense, while asleep in her apartments. Spense, aged 50, was arrested. Mrs. Clark is the wife of a Dubois, Pa, ho tel proprietor. Cincinnati Evidence tending to con trovert testimony by Henry F. James, a witness for the government, was of fered by three witnesses in the trial of National Cash Register company men. They denied statements that the National tried to freeze out competi tors. Washington Cipriano Castro's ap peal to enter the United States merely as a visitor was discussed at the cabi net meeting. Ixnidon Mrs. William Mansfield, an American, who disappeared from Salo, on Lake Garda, was found in Venice, arcoiding to a dispatch from Rome. She hits no recollection of what hap pened to her after she left Salo. London Colonel Sir William Henry Manning has been appointed governor of Jamaica to replace Sir Henry Oli vier, who has held that office since 1H)7. Colonel Manning has been gov ernor of the Nyassaland protectorate. Chamberlains Cough Remedy is a very valuable medicine for throat and lung troubles, quickly relieves and cures painful breathing and a dangnr Ous sr uuuing cough which indicate congfsted lungs. Sold by all druggists.-- (Adv.) Th Pecan, It is Interesting to record that the first grafting of a pecan tree was ac complished by a negro slave, and it is doubtful whether any other member of tbe black race has ever performed an economic service to this country that Is so signal in its importance. In 1S47 Antoine, the slave gardener of Teles phore J. Boman of Louisiana, grafted sixteen trees of tbe variety that Is now known an the Centennial. He later succeeded In grafting 110 other pecans, and these were the only grafted nut trees in America before I860. Archi bald Itutledgs in Outing. Avoid Chronic Constipation Blackburn's tascaRdyalPill Our patrons do! Police News . The identification title which heads this column is today a misnomer and i warranted to deceive, because there is no police news. The entire force j passed a very restful evening and no I arrests were made. The officers paced their beats but looked in vain for ! criminals. Not even a drunk was naiU i ed to the mast. There was a very ! slight activity at the police station, as 15 hoboes sought accommodations i for the night. That is all. I Falls 28 Stories and Lives. Cincinnati, Jan. 22. William Coogan fell down an elevator shaft from the 2J-th floor of the Union Central build j irt here yesterday and 6till lives. In playfully attempting to grab the wires : of the elevator, Coogan lost his bal ance and toppled over. He was pick i ed up badly mangled, but at a hospital. Ths Proper Way. "I wish you wouldn't growl so mucb." declared the wife, an ex-actress. "Why shouldn't 1 growl when the meals are cokl?" retorted the husband. "You took me from the stage) be your wife." "1 did." "Tben If you disapprove of the way I play the part kindly express your dis approval by means of hisses." Kansas City Journal. RUBY FIREPROOF STEEL BUILDINGS . Best Portable Construction Made for Every Purpose COST LESS LAST A LIFETIME Trials of Wealth. "Wealth doesn't always bring hap piness." remarked tbe youngster with the large spectacles. "Saw," asserted the other kid "Look at me cousin yonder. He's got 2 cents, and be can't decide between lollipops and tee cream." Pittsburgh Post. Proof. "Women are lrn gambler." "That Is rather a violent statement" "It is true. Mighty few of them hut re willing to marry." -Houxton Post - Z'Vf 1 h: " A! - l , All tbe Argus. news all the time The I For Private Garag. Cotta'. Bnat ' House. Ktorage House. Tool House. Bn j Kine House, Work Shop, Cfmtra'-tors' I BuiMitiir. Voting Booths, etc.. the Rakr Portables are beautifully designed, and are the only portable buildings with Uructural steel frame. Always tlreprcaf. wather-tijcbt. indestructible. Cost less than masonry better than wood 6tr'-n as a permanent strurture. I raa save tobj dollara, man dollars. If you consult me on your building re quirements. J. C. STEVENS, 1810 Third Avenue, fcalra Agent for The Ruby Mfg. Co., Jackson, Mich.