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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER I, 1913.
DAY IN DAVENPORT To. Purchaae ltav Purchase of the old Trinity church property at Sev enth and Brady atreeti for 123,000 as favored at a mass meeting of seven Masonic lodges at the Maaonlc tempi. Buying this site wag recom mended by the finance and location committees of which A. F. Lawaon was Joint chairman. The report of the committee was apjoaved by the mass meeting and the action of the meeting will vow come up for ratifi cation before each of the seven Ma aoalo lodges. If these lodges ratify the proposition they will appoint a committee of two with power to act The parcbaae of the Trinity church property, now occupied by the school of the Davenport College of Chiro practic, will not Involve the immediate ale of the present temple site at the northeast corner of Th!rd and Main streets. This corner will be retained until a good price can be obtained, and in the meantime the Seventh and Brady streets corner will be retained, according to the present temporary plans. If the purchase is made event ually a magnificent temple will !e constructed in place of the present old stone structure. The location is one of the nearest available to the heart of the city, and in buyiag It the Masons of Davenport will be following out ' the lead of other Masonic lodges in various parts of the country which have built handsome and modern tem ples within the last few years not far from the business centers of their re spective cities. The property has a front of 10 feet oa Brady street end 192 on Went Seventh. The meet Ing Thursday night hsd an attendance f over 150. The Mauons have an op tion on the rror-osed new location. o- ! After Increaae In Subscribers. The Greater Davenport committee hopes to Vxcreuse the number of subscribers to its three-year fund from 287 to COO or more. A resident of Davenport called on Secretary Norwood the other day to ask. what was the lowest contribu tion the committee would accept. "When this Daven porter learned that the committee was anxious to interest as many local people as possible in Hi work as contributors to the fund and that contributions as small as fl from private citizens and householders were gratefully received, he expressed considerable surprise. Colonel Trench to Attend Funeral. Colonel George W. French has been summoned to New York by Mrs. John W. Gates, mother of the late Charles Gates, whose death occurred at Cody, Wye. Tuesday. He will attend the funeral tomorrow. Colonel French has for years been an Intimate friend of the elder Gates family. He attended the funeral of the father some years ago, and Is now called to New York un a similar mission in behalf of the con. Ho went to New York direct from Chicago, where he had been it tending the national dairy show and has been cne of the principal exhibi tors during the past week. Sending for Clover Seed. -Roy C. Bishop, crop expert of Livingston coun ty, Pontlac, 111., has written asking far clover seed. This is the second call for the same article G. R. Bliss has received .from Illinois this month. Professor A. C. Erwin of Ames has asked G. R. Bliss to give a talk on po tatoes before the short course to be held at Ames the first week in' Janu ary. Mr. Bliss will also be one of the speakers at the Muscatine county short course the first week in January. That formaldehyde treatment will lower the amount of smut on oats tn a great degree has been proved by a series of experiments carried on by the County Crop league, results of which show 20.5 per cent smut where. no treatment was given and 2.2 per cent where formaldehyde was used The experiment was tried out on 14 farms In Scott county, the acreage be- j ing 400. j Not Liable for Damage Claim. Le Roy Sc ribber has filed a claim of $102 against Sco'.t county for damages to himself and automobile from running into a bridge in course of construction near Pleasant Valiey, Oct 22. County Clerk Ed Collinsbelieves the county will not be liable. The bridge is being built by a Des Moines contractor. Hagerman Not Yet Returned. Harry 1 Hagerman, the local contract or, under arrest in St Louis on sev eral charges, including selling of mort gaged property and obtaining money under false pretenses, has not as yet bpen returned to Davenport In ad dition to the criminal information filed againttt him there are a'.so on file in the district court scores of suits and mechanics' 'liens. Hofeldt Enters Plea of Guilty. Charles E. Hofeldt yesterday entered a plea of guilty to the charge of fraudulent conveyance and will lie sen tenced by Judge Barker next Thurs day. He has been out on ball for sev eral weeks. Hofeldt was represented by A. U Ray and Miles Collins. Widow Is Given $750 as Pension. Mary Briukmann, widow of the late Frank R. Brinkmann, was yesterday granted a widow's allowance of 1750 by Judge Maurice Donegun. She was represented by A. W. Hamann. Trying to Locate Relattvea. Twa letters have been received by Chief Hans Schramm of the' Davenport police from parties out of town who are anxious to bear from relatives and friends, said to be living in Davenport One lot .er asks for information regard ing Mr. and Mrs. Wllilam Hicks, and Is written by Mrs. Hicks' sister, Mrs. Goldle May Larson, of Seattle, Wash. Mrs. Larson writes that her name was formerly Mrs. Goldie M. Cooley and that she last heard from her sla ter when the latter was living at 91 Willow street. Des Moines. She says that she Is heart broken as' she has not heard from her sister for some time. The other party sought is George Rouse, who left Rock Falls, I'X, about a year ago. He is sail to be employed In one of the factories either in Davenport, or in Rock Island or Mollne. Obituary Record. A, the age of 81 years. Christian Beguhn, one of the pioneer aesldenta of the county, died at 3:15 o'clock yesterday morning at the family home on McGee's lane. He had been ill for several months. Mr. Begunn was born la Mecklenburg, Germany, Nov. 21, 1832. When a. vounc man he came to the United States. . Coming directly to Scort county the year he landed at "New- York,-Mr. Beguhn was one of the pio neers to settle in Davenport He has made this city his home ever since. The survivors- are three stepsons. Henry Mildt John OiseQ and Nicholaa Olsen, and four daughters, Mrs. Chas. Nye,Mrs. Chas. Lange, Mrs. Herman STchbehn and Mrs. Henry Epeth, be sides five grandchildren. Funeral services will he held at 2 o'clock to morrow afternoon from the late home with interment In the City cemetery. Mrs. Katherinc Ketelson died at 4 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the home of her son. Henry Ketelson, 31 West Tenth street after an Illness of several yecja duration, at the advano eg age of 85 years. . She was born In Wobbenboel, Schleawlg. Hoi stein, Germany, Aug. 11, 1828. In the year 1854 she -was married to Ketel Ketelsen. In the year 1880 the couple came to America, landing a'. New York City. They came west, directly to Marengo, Iowa, where they resided ten years. At that time, in the year 1890, Mr. and Mrs. Ketelsen removed to this city and since that time have lived here. Mr. Ketelsen died July 15, 1903. She leaves to mourn her lived here. Mr. Ketelsea died July 15. 1903. Five children survive: Mrs.; Anna Wiese, Bernard Ketelsen and Miss Clara Ketelsen, all of this city.: besides a brother. Martin Petersen Of Oxford Junction. Iowa. Funeral serv ices will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon from the home of the son, with Interment la Oakdale cemetery. ; Miss Cecelia Marie Peterson, whe '' although she has lived here but a year j was widely acquainted, died at 5 o'clock Thursday evening at a local j hospital, after a brief illness. She waa ' but 20 years old. She was born April 2T, 1893, in Minnesota. Her home was i in Jasper, Pipestone county, Minn, j Her father and sister were present at 1 the time of her death. Surviving are ! the parents, Mr. "and Mrs. Carl A. j Peterson; two sisters, the Misses Idaj and Caroline Peterson, and three b-others, John,' August and Wllllanv Peterson, all of Pipestone county. Burial w ill be made in Jasper Monday. E North Atlantic Squadron is Nearing Europe f , ; ' ': n ?-- -.-; ,V . v. ,.i,:'l iMMI.iil V I Ov. If : : '4 1 ' i V T 4 I 1 RuttleshiDs Utah, (top) and Connecticut; Rear Admiral Badger. X' V 1 aa ! r- t rn-rv, m- (Pe-ru-n Pre- IP-StF tpj-ri Many people persist In riding on the stroet cars. Insufficiently protect-t-d by clothing. They start out perhaps in the heat of the day and do not feel the need of wraps. The rapid moving of the car cools, the body unduly. When they board the car perhaps they are slightly per spiring. When the body Is in this condition It, is eaully chilled. This is especially true wheh a person is sit ting. Beginning a streot car ride in the middle of the day and ending it in the evening almoet invariably requires ex'ra Wraps, but people do not ob serve these precautions, hence they catch cold. Co'.d are very frequent in the au tumn oq this account, and as the advance Washington, Nov. 1. Within a few ships under his command are the days Europe will have the opportunity Wyoming, Utah, Florida, Arkansas, i . i tr.- x i i. -r of seeing another American eatjleaiyp ,JO"w'JL hj ' ouueclu:ul' squadron-nine of the finest fighting Theg(J TeS8e,8 wm be prepared to ships that 6ail the seas. ' Rear Admiral return on a moment's notice to do Badger and his North Atlantic fleet service in Mexican wuters if need be. will touch first at Gibraltar and later However, it seems unlikely that they cruise in the Mediterranean. The war- will be needed, as Uncle Sam air xdy has six or eight battleships ' now in Mexican waters, or that can be sent there on short notice. C SILVIS II One Dose in Time, Eaves Bint. precautions, colds will be caught. . At the appearance of the first symp tom. Peruna should be taken accord ing to directions on the bottle, and continued until every symptom dis appears. Do not put it off. Do not waste time by talking it over. Begin at once to take Peruna, and continue taking it un'il you are positive that the cold has entirely disappeared. This may save you a long and perhaps serious illness later ou. Cold Caused Deafness. Mr. Turner Sampson.. R. F. D. 5, Manchester, N. H.. writes: "I have Mrs. C. Hull has as a guest Miss Eva Whitsitt of Atchison, III. Mrs. C. W. Reed, Sr., is visiting relatives at Kansas City. Mrs. M. D. Wheatcraft is ill. Ben Yockes, who fell bruising his head severely last Thursday, has re covered from the injury. Miss Gladys Sincox has returned homo from a visit in Sherrard. Mrs. Hood was taken suddenly ill last Sunday evening while visiting Mrs. Mammond of Fifth street. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Young had as a guest last week M. E. raxton of Kansas City. Mr. Paxton is general manager of the Green railroad hotel system. Mrs. J. A. Johns had as a guest her mother, Mrs. Young of Buchanan. Last Wednesday afternoon the home of the Misses Peterson In the country south of town was the scene of a very pleasant social gathering, it being the semi-monthly meeting of the Baptist Ladies' Aid society. After some time spent in sewing and general sociabil ity a nice lunch was served. Miss Inga Rasmussen and Miss Alice ALWAYS TAKE WRAPS WITH YOU autumn they do not de crease. During the autum months no one should think of riding on the car without being provided with a wrap. A cold caught In the autumn is liable U last through the entire win ter. Great caution should be observed at this season against exposure to cold. During the pleasant days of au tumn, the liability of catching cold is great No wonder so many people acquire muscular rheumatism and catarrhal diseases during this season. been troubled witA catarrh in my head j Brown. the former of Hillsdale and by spells for a number of years. Last July' I took a hard cold and was deaf in one ear. I got discouraged and thought It would never be any better. "I was advised to try Peruna. I took one botie and was cured. I would ad vise any one who Is afflicted to give Peruna a trial, believing that they will experience the relief that I have." She Took Cold Easily. Mrs. C. E. Long writes from Box 495. Lindsay Cal., as follows: "My li'tle girl had a cough that had been troubling her for four months. She took cold easily, and would wheeze and have spells of coughing that would sometimes last fqr a half hour. "Before she began taking your Pe runa she suffered everything la the way of -cough, colds and croup, but j now she Is well and strong as she has ever been in her life." However, in spite of the greatest Those who object to liquid madid nee can now procure Peruna Tablets. OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCOOOOCOCOOOC I Why Not Wire Your House and be cp-to-date like your aelghborj. Telephone West we win tu you what It wSl coat to Install the electrical yor residence. Do sot let your wiring contract until yo i 1551 and wiring in' have seen We guarantee oar electrical wiring to be absolutely fireproct Illinois Contracting Electrical Co. SOS Twentieth Street. Rock Island, III. MARTIN MeNEALY, Mgr. ooooooooooooooooocooooocooocoooooooooooooooooooooooo the latter of Osborne; visited relatives here Friday. Word has teen ' received here that Mr. and Mrs. E. Hollister of Kansas are tne parents or a little daughter, who arrived Monday, Oct. 20. Mrs. Hollister will be remembered as Miss Evelyn Wilson, who taught school here for a number of years. John Brown of Osborne spent last week here with relatives. The Methodist Sunday school gave a Hallowe'en sociable Friday evening at the church. Last Monday evening at the Me morial Methodist church the first en tertainment of the lecture course in charge of Rev. Loyal Thompson was given by Rev. Scott Hershey who spoke on the subject, "How to Win."' The affair was largely attended and greatiy enjoyed. Mrs. Louis Giesenhagen returned home Sunday from a two weeks' vleit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Carr of Port Byron. Mrs. James Shannon has arrived home from a month's visit In Califor nia. Word has heen received here that George Schmidt of Silvls and Mrs. Westerland of East Mol.'ne were mar ried Monday, Oct. 13. They will, re side for the present in East Moline. Miss Blanche Sulliran of Moline vis ited relatives here Saturday. R. Rettick and family have arrived home from a visit in Hillsdale. Miss Inga Rasmussen of Hillsdale and Miss Alice Brown of Osborne pent last Friday in Silvis. Miss Florence O'Melia of Sherrard. who clerks In the poetofflce, had as a guest part of last week her sister, Miss i Alsina O'Melia of Sherrard. Mrs. Edward Kendall was visited by her sister of Carbon Cliff. . Mrs. Speth and children returned home to Grlnnell after visiting at the home of Thomas Whitmarsh of Sixth 6treet. Hugh Phelps of Cedar Rapids is vis iting his mother, Mrs. Mary Phelp, of Sixth street Mrs. George Nichols has arrived home from a visit in Eldridge, Iowa. Mrs. David Stout and children have returned home to Marshalltown, Iowa, after visiting friends here. Professor Justin Washburn arrived home last Monday from Quincy, III., where he attended a teachers' meet ing. Mr. and Mrs. La Dore have moved to Little Rock,' Ark., where Mr. La Dore has accepted a position with the railroad. The home of Mr. and Mrs, Boyle was the scene of a very pleasant chil dren's party last Saturday from 2 to 5, It being their son Lea's ninth birth day anniversary. Hallowe'en decora tions were used and games preceded a nice lunch and the young host re ceived some handsome presents as tokens of esteem from his young friends. - WATERTOWN Our New Victr ola Offer A Genuine Victrola Like Cut for Only fl- u n I Per Month' No Payment Down. Pay Only for a Pew Records The VICTROLA IV offered above is the same high standard of material and workmanship found in the highest priced Victrolas. It plays all the rec ords from the 60c size to the $7.00 Sextette from Lucia. It has the finest reproducer, and is a true musical marvel. Come in tomorrow and hear this wonderful $15 Victrola played along side of the $150 and $200 Victrolas. Now is the time to get a Victrola in your home. We carry at all times every Victor record made. ARTHUR 121 East Second St. P. GRIGGS Davenport, Iowa v Every Woman Knows That instead of sallow skin and face blemishes she ought to possess the clear complexion and the beauty of nature and good health. Any woman afflicted or suffering at times from headache, backache, nervous ness, languor and depression of spirits ought to try BEECMARQ'S PILLS the safest,, surest, most con venient and most economical remedy known. Beecham's Pills remove impurities, insure better digestion, refreshing Bleep, ana have an excellent general tonic effect upon the whole bodily system. Theyhave a wonderful power to improve the general health,' whiia b7 ? untying the blood, Beecham's 'ills clear the skin and Improve Tho Csniploxlon SoMmryi lure la boxes. 16c-. 25c fil la read Hm wub vT tax- Mrs. W. W. Wilson and baby have returned home from the southern part of the state after a visit with rela tives. Mrs. Ben Rah has returned from Steelville, Mo., where she attended the funeral of a sister. Myrtle Shultz, who has been 111, Is so far improved as to be able to be out again. Otis Allen has returned from Mar sellles, where be was taken a few weeks ago, threatened with typhoid fever. He Is able to return to work. Mrs. William Filbert. Jr., and chil dren visited from Friday till Monday in Port Byron at the nome or tue ior- mer's father, Charles Schafer. George Cook has returned home af ter an absence of several weeks in the Dakotas. Lulu Hix is able to be at school aeain. after a week's absence from sickness. Arthur AllBorow of Rock Island was a Watertown caller Friday. Mrs. George Boyle entertained friend from Davenport at dinner Sunday. Rev. C. M. Osborne attended the Baptist convention held from Monday until Friday at Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Driggs spent from Saturday evening until Monday at the borne of their son, William, and family In Moline. A birthday din ner was served Sunday in honor ot the birthday of Mr W. M. Driggs. Mrs. A. Browning had as guests this week her sister, Mrs. Benjamin, and family, of Hillsdale. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Loy . and daughter, Golda, spent Sunday in Rock Island at the E. K. Ausbrook home. ."' ' r. . Misses Grethel Ausbrook: and Doro thy Johnson of Rock Island ' were Saturday visitors here at the home of Mrs. Fred Cnidestesj Mrs. Amanda Allsbrow and daugh ter. Mi so Aiphretta spent Sunday in Rock Island at the home of Mrs. H. S. Rose. , . The school "board is fitting up the old store room oa the corner of Eighth avenue and Secoad street for the chil dren of the third and fourth grades. Mrs. H. S. Rose of Rock Island entertained at a dinner Tuesday in honor of her 54th birthday. Those present wefe: Mrs. J. D. Allsbrovr, Mrs. E. D. Shepperd and Mrs. L, H. Lewis, all of Watertown, her son,. Ar thur and wife, MJrs. Spencer Alls brow .and her two daughters. Elva and Ruth. A splendid dinner was served. Mrs. Rose received many nice gifts. The Methodist Aid society met Wed nesday with Mrs. Charles Vogter. Twenty-one members, seven visitors asd four children were the guests. Everything waa in Hallowe'en .style and an afternoon was spent which will long be remembered. The next regu lar meeting will be with Mrs. Rolla Bailey. Mrs. Wood of Moline spent Friday with Mrs. R. Bailey. Miss Anna Carrigan has returned from a week's visit at Marseilles. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Peterson and children spent Sunday at Port Byron at the home ot Mrs., Peterson's par ents. Miss Pearl Rose . of Moline spent Monday and Tuesday with her aunt, Mrs. G. B. Peterson.; . Mrs.JCharles Nelson of Lyndon was a visitor Monday at the home of her mother, Mrs. John Wise. Mrs. George Cook has been very sick at her home, but is Improving nicely. ' Mrs. L. Zollars and two daughters, Ruth and Ethel, of Denver, Col., re turned Friday to their home, after a brief visit here at the home of Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Zollars. Mr. and Mrs. Marion Walker and Ward Veach visited with relatives at Zuma the past week. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wencke are en tertaining relatives from Cambridge Mr. and Mrs. Everett Cosner of Moline were Wednesday and Thursday visitors at the H. P. Cosner home. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Corbin of Minneapolis are visiting here at the home of the former's father, James Corbin. James Corbin, who suffered a slight stroke of paralysis Sunday, is slightly improved. i ; U ALEDO nesday to attend the funeral of Mrs. George Mead which was held in thai city Wednesday morning. Mrs. J. C. Campbell, who has been visiting Mrs. M. J. Warnock, went to Rock Island Wednesday to spend a few days with relatives before return ing to her home in Montclalr, N. J. New York Josephine McLaughlin, 14 years old, missing a week, was res cued from alleged traffickers in wo men.' A note imploring aid had been dropped by the girl from a window. Elizabeth Clark1 and John Conklin. were arrested. Mrs. George A. Cooke went to Springfield Monday to spend a few days. Mrs. S. E. Muncy of Dayton, Ohio, who is visiting relatives here, went to Galva Wednesday to visit her brother, H. O. McCrelght. Mrs. Ray Heston went to Rio Wed- JUDGE POR YOUKSELP. Which la Better Try an Experiment or Profit by a Rock Island Citi zen's Experience. Something new is an experiment , ' Must be proved to be as represent ed. ;." jThe statement of a manufacturer is not convincing proof of merit. . ' But the endorsement of friends is. Now supposing you had a bad back, A lame, weak or aching one, y Would you experiment on it? ' You will read of many so-called cures. Endorsed by ctrangefs from far away places. It's different when the endorsement comes from home. Easy to prove local testimony. Read this case: J. L. Williams, engineer, 831 Forty third street. Rock Island, 111., says: "Doan's Kidney Pills were beneficial to mo and I gladly recommend tnem. I had backache and my kidneys were irregular in action. 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