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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY. OCTOBER 7, 1913. MOLINE'S SECTION OF THE ARGUS Day's News Happenings in Rock Island's Sister City NO FRANCHISE TO HOME AUTOMATIC East Moline City Council Finally Turns Down Application of Company. STICKS FOR $2,000 BONUS school. Now there are 119. So crowd- ed Is the school that a third teacher! has been added and two teachers are compelled to hold classes in one room, the building haying two rooms. During the summer a new two-story four-room school was started and it is expected that this will be ready about Nov. 1. Then room for the pupils will be adequate for a time, at least The new school is of brick. Until this year two teachers have been able to do the work, but this fall a third was decided to be neces sary and Miss Edith Swacson of Mo line was engaged. EXECUTE A COUP FOR A NEW LODGE East Moline Masons, Failing to Get Silvis' Consent, Go to Coal Valley. Anderson was also appointed to go to the convention, but was unable to do so. Chief interest In the proceed ings centers in the discussion of the problem of sewage disposal which will be a feature of the convention. ARE SUCCESSFUL THERE' Commercial Club Declining to Take Responsibility, Council Acta on Own Initiative. Hope of securing a franchise in East Moline was lost to the Tri-City Home Automatic Telephone company last ev ening when the city council voted to table the application for rights In the Ciry. Officers of the company had stated that unless favorable action was taken laot evening they would with draw from the field, intimating that the tlty would b the !er thereby. Ac cepting the challenge, e council stood rat cn its d' mand for2.000 as a bo nus, which the company' refused to give. There was no d' vision of sentiment in the council. A few weeks a so that body put the telephone question up to the- Commercial club, which at it lnat meeting declined to accept responsibil ity, one. way or the other. Left to ch'xg" its own course, the council turn, the company down, apparently set tling the question definitely. TO M'UnKIt llltOD. A Davenport cjneorn was given the contract ff;r the numbering of East Mol'ne houses preparatory to the in auguration of free delivery of mail. These numbers will cost property I cwners 2" cents each. The city has rocived '.WU metal street signs, which will he put In place this fall. Cottage Grove aveniif residents, through II. J. ReHt, p.resentpd petition for lights at Intersection of Seventh ptreet to the rier road. A petition wan presented hy property owners on Kif'h and Sixth Mreets between Pev-i rntccnth avenue and the bluff road for the paving of the alley back of their premiecH, and George V. Robs peti tioned for permission to pave the alley hftwctn Sixth and Seventh streets be tween Fifteenth and Sixteenth ave nues. The last petition nan granted. John Purdy, who has been acting as fire marshal, was given that posit'on permanently. Alderman Van Qnantlian was pamed as memlicr of the finance committee In place of Alderman Grant Fair, resign ed, and of the latter" plnce on the Btrfcts, alleys and grounds committee. Special Dispensation to Be Asked Per mitting Forming of Organiza tion This Week. CITY REPORTS SUBMITTED AT COMMISSION MEETING Among city reports submitted to the commission at its meeting yesterday was that of Chief of Police O. M. Bi- sant, who showed that 125 arrasts I had been made during September, SO I bein? citv cases and 35 state Sirtv-I ,! ,h ov.,0 I of the fraternity in the latter city swered and 51 for the police ambu-can heIp u lance. Thirty-four tramps were Silvis Masons will not be able long er to prevent the forming of a lodge in East Moline if the alert members lodged. The report, of the police matron. Mrs. Rose Salisbury, showed she had received 72 calls and made 60 calls. There were seven wayward girls and two boys handled. One girl was de clared delinquent and sent to the Geneva school ajid one was sent to the coun'y farm. Three children were placed In Bethany home and two ab ducted from there were returned. One girl was 6ent to the Home of the Good Shepherd. At the Cly hospital were 42 pa tients on the first of the month. Ninety-one were received in Septem ber and 113 discharged. Receipts Tor the monh were $3,554.35 and expen ditures $16,757.22. PAINTING TOWN; FINED S. E. Anderson Wat Doing It With Brush and Real Mixture. S. E. Anderson, picture operator at the Barrymore theatre, was arrested yesterday and fined $5 for literally "painting the town." The painting was done on the sidewalks end its ob ject was to advertise the theatre at which Mr. Anderson is employed. A number of sidewalk decorations had been inscribed before a pnliceman noticed what he was doing and inter rupted his labors. Postmaster Frank Clen- denin left this morning to endeavor to secure a special dispensation from the grand lodge to permit of the hold ing of a meeting Friday night for the purpose of instituting a new lodge. Mr. Clendenin and others put over what they consider a coup last night. To form a new lodge it is nec essary t6 secure consent of three nearby lodges. Moline and Colona Masons had waived objection, but no action had been taken by the Silvis lodge. Last night there should have been a meeting at Silvis, at which the necessary permission would be voted, It was expected. East Moline Masons were on hand to press their request, but there was no meeting, no notices having been sent out, it was claimed. Not to be thus balked in their ef forts to secure early action Mr. Clen denin and others secured an automo bile and hurried on to lay their case before the Coal Valley lodge, which was In session. Coal Valley Masons readily gave their consent, thereby fulfilling, it is believed, the terms re quired lor the forming of the East Moline lodge. Masons of East Moline to the num ber of 40 met last week and effected temporary organisation, electing offi cers, but that is as far as they can co till the grand lodge takes favorable action. SWEDISH OLIVE LODGE . INSTALLS NEW OFFICERS Swedish Olive lodge No. 583, L O. O. F., last evening installed officers. A number of applications for member ship were received. Following are the new officers: Noble Grand John. F. Rose. Vice Grand Erick Erickson.- Recording Secretary Axel Swan-eon. Appointive officers named ty the noble grand were as follows: Right Supporter of the Noble Grand George Johnson. Left, Supporter of the Noble Grand Carl Anderson. Warden William Ede. Conductor Albert Anderson. Outside Guard Clarence Whal strom. Inside Guard Louis Larson. Chaplain Clark Nelson. Right Scene Supporter John tafson. Left Scene Supporter Carl men. POPULATION HAS DOUBLED IN YEAR Fairview School District Shows Effects of Growth in the Southeast Suburb. ALED0 GAME SATURDAY LAST FOR , THREE WEEKS New plays are being tried out by the Moline high school football team In preparation for the game with the Aledo high school here next Satur day. It is believed that Aledo will put up a good argument and the man agers of the maroon and white intend to take no chances. They will re quire every member of the squad to be in uniform ready to go into the game any time if needed. Saturday's game will be the last one here for three weeks. Gus- Mal- BANQUET MARKS SEASON'S START Athletic Work to Be Regularly Taken Up at Y. M. C. A. Today. LEADERS ENJTJY A FEAST Hear F. C. Terry, Assistant Secretary of the Brooklyn Central Association. fjH) KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS PLAN AD0PT0N OF A BIG CLASS St. George lodge No. 28, Knights of Pythias, initiated two candidates and approved of a number of others at Its meeting las- night. A large class will be adopted Oct. 20. Emll Danielson will represent, the lodge as delegate to the state convention at Decau two weeks hence." A number of oth er members will also attend. TAYLOR SPEAKER AT MERCHANTS' BANQUET Dr. W. E. Taylor has been chosen as the speaker for the annual ban quet of the Retail Merchants' associa tion, which will be held at the Com mercial club Oct. 23. It is expected that between 200 and 300 members will attend the function. With the number of children en rolled In the Fairview school twice us great as a year ago, it U fair to presume that the population in the district, which lies east of Twenty seventh street and south of Colona avenue, ha a'so doubled. A year ago thero were CO pupils attending the Woman in Trouble. Ed Dunavin and Maude Adams are In trouble. They were held to the grand jury this morning by Police Magistrate Gustafson for adultery. Last evening the Adams woman was picked up at Fourteenth-and-one-half street and Eighteenth avenue in com pany with Fremont Peterson. The charge of disorderly conduct was pre ferred and the man was fined $1 and costs. Then it was learned that the woman had been living with Dunavin at 1704 Fifteenth street and he was also arrested and both held to the grand jury. TRI-CITY SCHOOLMASTERS' CLUB MEETING IS OCT. 18 October 18 Is the date of the first fall meeting of the Tri-City School masters' club. C. H. Maxson, super intendent of city schools and presi dent of the organization, will within a few days, name the committee to arrange for the meeting and this will decide on the place and arrange the program. Officers will be elected at the October meeting. Once Worked Here. Moline claims an interest in Van Doover, recently pronounced the greatest football p!aver ever turned out by Northwestern university. Colonel Hjalmar Kohler, dean of the high school athletes, recalls that Van Doozer assis ed C. E. Dietz as coach of the local high school team in get ting ready for the Englewood game in 1904. EAST MOLINE DID WELL Furnished $73.84 of Tag Day Fund Credited to Moline. East Moline furnished its fair pro portion of the funds gathered by tag sales Saturday for Bethany home. When returns are finally checked up it will be found that the young city to the east raised $73.84. Fifteen women and girls there worked all day selling tags and with good results. Preliminary to the opening of the physical department of the V. M. C. A., 50 leaders in the work enjoyed a ban quet at the association house last even ing. There was a good deal of en thusiasm manifested. R, B. Lourie, as chairman of the physical department committee, presided and after the din ner introduced the speakers. F. C. Terry, assistant physical direc tor of the Brooklyn Central V. M. C. A., was first speaker. He gave his Im pressions of the three cities, having been here for the last two months. At times, he said, he has thought he was back in New York city, so quick have the people here been in the adoption of metropolitan ways. The spirit of the west appeals to him, he said. The Brooklyn association has 2.S00 members, of which 1,500 are enrolled in the physical department. Soccer and indoor' hockey are favored there, the latter being preferred to Indoor baseball. Giving of prizes is discour aged, it being generally felt that sport for sport's sake should be the aim of thi association, rather than to con nect sport with other considerations in the minds of members. SHOltD GET MOXEVS WORTH. Mr. Lourie declared that members of the Moline association have not heretofore availed themselves of all the privileges that are open to them. He urged them to make an effort to get more of what the association has to offer. General Secretary O. E. McLaugh lin and F. E. Pierson, physical secre tary, spoke of the work of the assochv tlon. The athletic season opens this after noon, the first class to meet being that of the business men, who assemble at 5:15. Activities in the department for the year include league basketball and indoor baseball,, volley ball, boxing, wrestling, squash, athletic meets, calis thenics, and health league. GOES TO CONVENTION TO STUDY SEWAGE DISPOSAL Cly Engineer Ly'e Payton is in Wilmington, Del., attending the 20th convention of the American Society of of Municipal Improvement, which convened today. Commissioner Clark Boys and Child's Sweaters and Coats in every style and color. N'otnseme, Sbawknit and Biark Cat Hosiery, 25c and 30c Lion Collars for Boys, llsh styles, 15c, 2 for 25c Eng- SIMOX & LANDATJER DAVENPORT Corner Socnd and Harrison. There's every essential here to make this Boys and Children's parlor your headquarters. Finest tailored clothes, larger assortments, lower prices. The variety of models in clothes affords unlimited choice; Norfolks with box, knife or inverted pleats; double breasted styles; peg top knickers. The new shades of Brown, Tan, Grey, Blue, Black and White are particularly interesting. $3.95, $5, $6.50, $7.50, $8.50to$ 1 5 Boys Slip-on Coats with as, $4. Other Slip-ons, $1.50 to $5. Directory Brings Kick. Complaint that the city directory does not now come ud to modern needs was made to the city commis sion at' Its meeting yesterday. Sev eral who expressed themselves stated that it takes too long to get oit the book and that by the time it is Issued there are many changes. The com mission was asked to take steps, if possible, to have a directory published oftener than is now done. Serve It TONIGHT! Let all the folks taste this pure food. Let them spread it on bread. Use it for cook ing. Marigold Oleomargarine is health building nutritious. It's clean. And you save 1 0c to 20c a pound by using it. Marigold is served to more than a million per sons daily. It is made in our modern, sanitary churneries. Every pound is Govern ment inspected. You'll like its delicious flavor. Serve it TONIGHT! AH good dealers sell it. IVtll send you our cock book of famous recipes Morris & Company Chicago U.S.A. em) tt. i t rite tor M r i Stockdale Cheese & Specialty Co., Wholesale Distributors 2408 Third Avenue, Bock Island, III. POLICE SHOW SPENCER AS DREAM FIEND. (Continued from Peg-e On. NAMED IT RAVENNA. Just When the Ohio Town Was Going to Bo Called Tappan. Shortly after the Revolution Benja min Tappan, son of n wealthy Boston merchant and the' original owner of what is now Portage county. O.. en tered his father's tract in the west and spent the winter there. Other set tlers joined him. and a settlement was begun, which bad the dignity of a town at a time when a single log cabin at each place marked the present sites of the cities of Cleveland and Buffalo. The place was one of singular natural beauty, and the question of a name soon arose. Now, it harpend that at this time a younger brother of Benjamin Tappan's and bis wife were in Italy and came his recital of crime and clear up many perplexing points. Telegrams from the police of other cities were neceEsarily only preliminary- In fact, the efforts of the po lice seemed to lead them, not to the solution of mysteries, but into a maze of crime through which there were few clews to lead them. HOW MIRIJF.R LIST CHECKS. The result of this work yesterday. Eet oft against the stories t,oId by Spencer, is as follows: Spencer declares he robbed and murdered two girls last August at Paw Paw Lake, Mich.; got $700 worth of diamonds from one. Officials at Paw Paw Lake, Benton Harbor, Stw Joseph and South Haven, Mich., wired the police that there was no record of the murders and that the only thing that indicated a crime mys tery was the finding of a woman's fxt on the beach near St, Joseph. Spencer to'.d of robbing and murder ing a woman with a hammer at Belle Isle, between Detroit, Mich., and Wal kerville, Ont ' Police officials of Detroit and Walk- . . . 1. 1 A . It Ik lighted with the place, the young bride "ported by wire that they expressed to her husband the j never had heard of any such murder. that somewhere in the new world there might arise a town worthy to bear the name of the wonderful old Italian city. The husband immediately thought of bis brother In the Ohio wilds and at once dispatched a letter In which he pictured the beauties of the Italian city and expressed the wish that the town then arising in the wilderness be named in its honor. Many months later Benjamin Tap pan, despairing of finding a suitable name for the town, was about to yield to the wishes of his neighbors and be stow the naaie of Tappan opon it when the letter arrived. So, Instead of Tappan. the town was named "Ra venna, which name It still proudly bears. Ladies' Home Journal, but the Chicago police say that this does not disprove Spencer's story. Spencer told of killing a woman "near the county hospital," using a hammer. Police records show t,hat Mrs. An nabelle Wight was attacked by a man with a hammer, Dec. 4, 1912, rebbed ar I died in the county hospital In July, 1913. Spencer said be got $400 A Two Moal Animal. Breakfast with bacon (or meat) is a latter day invention, it should be re called. Down to almost modern times man was a two meal a day animal dinner and suoper. A fifteenth cen tury proverb bade him rise at 5 ft- tn., dine at 9 a. m.. snp st 5 p. m., go to bed at 9 p. "and tbou.shalt be nine ty and nln. The Oxford Dictionary, Indeed, gttes 1463 as the date of the first menrin of "breakfast." For cen- I furies afterward It meant only the morning dmft ot sle. with or with nnt !.ita of bread. Everybody then set about, his work fasting. London Spectator. Southampton A sentence of 21 days j at hard labor was pronounced on Har ry Kemp, the American Terse writer, who was charged with stowing himself away on board the steamship Oceanic on Its last voyage from New York. and two diamond rings from the mur-j dered woman. Police records show only $50 and two diamond rings were taken. DEXIES THOHFIOX M.AVIXi. Spencer told of robbing and mur dering a former wife near Ossining, N. Y. No word from there has been received. Spencer told of killing Fannie Thompson, Jan. 1, 1908, a crime for which Luman C. Mann afterward was tried and acquitted. Later he denied any knowledge of the crime, but said that he had been a witness for Mann and tjiat the wom en he was talking about was a "Mrs. Tomlinson." Spencer told of killing Po:icemen Pennell and Devina at West Congress street and South Ashland avvenue in Augus', 1902. Penitentiary records show that at the time the crime was committed ho was a prisoner and Spencer later de nied tha he had killed the policemen. He said the crime had been commitr ted by a relative, that the relative was a "good fellow," and that he was "willing to swing for him to get out. of avhole.." Spencer told of airini; a man from the Illinois Central station to Wash ington or Jackson Park, shooting him and throwing his body into a lagoon. No polica record of the crime could be found. Fixn xo rniwR HK onni. He confessed killing two women at Delavan Lake, Wis. One, he said, was the wife of an "auditor" of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Rail road, who lived in Minneapolis. Authorities at Delavan Lake wired f at. no crime had been committed there, and Minneapolis police and railroad men knew of no missing wife of a S Taul railroad official. Spencer said he had killed a wom an in the Lyons hotel, at 211 North Clark street, in August. Police rec ords show that the woman tried to commit suicide and later was reviveij and sent to her homo in Ohio. He told of the killing of two men near Zion City, in company with Peter Neidermeyer, the "car barn bandit," who later wag hanged. No record of the crime could be found last night. Spencer asserted that ho had killed an unidentified man in Fox Lake, 111. No such crime is recorded, but evi dence that Spencer had worked there was found. He told of killing an unidentified man at East Forty-second s'reet and Indiana avenue within the list month. No record of such a crime has been discovered. P.ITIf, PROOF OX CKIMR. He told of killing a man, his wife vrus ncconiDaniua DT 2 iiskliso In charge of a sledge and n team of dogs, and the boy soon had him out ngaiu. but as the thermometer was tbeu about 70 degrees below zero the possibility of saving his life seemed very remote. He was wet through, of course, and before n tire could have been got well alight the chnnces were that be would have frozen to death. The resourceful boy thought of a better plan than that. The explorer was already scarct-ly able to move, but the boy took one of the dogs out of the traces and forced the archdeacon to take its place. .. Then ho lasbed the unfortunate man's legs until he was compelled to run. applylug his whip mercilessly every time the archdeacon, showed signs of flagging. In this way the boy kept blm mov ing rapidly toward their camp. ant by the time they reached it the terrible languor of death that had threatened to overcome the urclideacou had been sliakeu off. Pearson's Weekly. and two children and setUng fire to their house in Wicker Park. Police records show that a house was set on fire and that a man, his wife and two children were rescued by firemen. bpencer told of killing his first wife, "Nellie." a "maid of -Helen Gould," at Fort, Montgomery, N. Y. Po.ice there wired that the crime had never been heard of. With the murder of Mrs. Rexroati added, the list reaches a total of 21 '. persons killed, according to Spencer! in his confession. . ' ' i The murders of Mrs. Rexroaf and Mrs. Wigh the laMer the wnman ' killed "near the county hospital," are! the only ones which have been au- Your cough -annoys you. Keep on hacking f.ad tearing the delicate mem branes of your throat if you want to be annoyed. But if you want relief, want to be cured, take Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Sold by all druggists. (Adv.) All the Argus. news all tne Urns The Beautiful Tailor Made Suits and Overcoats at $25. ,Emclnie Lacal DmW io Fias CIoUm TuJorad to Orchr by ' d.V.frkAO.Cluc4s LOOK! -LOOK! OH, YOU BIG DANCE WEDNESDAY NIGHT At Armory Hall,' Rock Island A BIG TIME' ' Try the Colonial Hotel Cafe specials this even ing. Small steak with mushrooms for 60 cents. Nothing better. Quick service. 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