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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, FRIDAY, XOVETBER 28, 1913.
MOLINE'S SECTION OF THE ARGUS
Day's News Happenings in Rock Island's Sister City
GRIEF FOR AUTO
MNERS MARS DAY
rUanyjJJacMTi es Skid on Muddy
Asphalt.. Pavement- and
CAUTIOTi ' AVERTS INJURIES
'One .Garage Owner Claims to Have
Learned of 17 Accident of This
Slippery pavements yesterday caused
S large somber of automobile parties
to come to grief. One parage owner
today stated that he knew of no less
than 17 cars which skidded into the
curb in this city and had wheels brok
en off. Never before has there been
such a formidable series of similar
mishaps. That nobody was hurt was
due to the fact that the drivers gen
erally . used ordinary caution. This.
hewerer, wa not sufficient to mf et j
the extraordinary conditions which J
years of axe. He has co relatives t
here, but is understood to havs several
at Ottawa. The remains probably will
be sent there for burial.
Last nicht Hardteo worked late in
the shop. George Coleberg. 621 Four
teenth street, probably -was the last
person to speak to him. Passing the
place about midnight he saw ti.e tailor
and went Inside for a short chat. He
seemed la his usual health at that
This mornings at 7:45 when Roy
S war son and George Reimer opened
the store they found Hardtcn lying
deadi Evidently he laid do.n for a
sap and expired without awakening.
I AGAIN TO URGE
East Moline Claimants Hope
to Benefit by Easier County
Free Swedish Congregation
Burn Mortgage on Thanks,
In the faith that, with more revenue
for the county In sight there will be a
corresponding loosening up la the fi
nancial policy of the supervisors, those
holding claims resulting from the
smallpox epidemic in East Moline last
winter will again present them wnea
the hoard convenes next week. It will
be recalled that the board last sprin
turned down bills amounting to $2,000.
They were then taken before the East
Mol!ne city council, which body also
rejected them on the ground that the
law makes It mandatory for the county
U- pay such obligations. If the super
visors agcin refuse to take favorable
action it is likely that suit will be
Thanksgiving day was one hlchtu to eJuI?lclAm
.., . X East Moline and Silvis justices of
wi.l lorn; be remembered by members , ,ie peace algo prPpose to brlng thfir
of the congregation of the Free Swed-jwoes once more to the attention of
is'n Evangelical church, for in the the board. That body has of late been
back again just as a switch engine
came along. The engineer saw him In
time to slow down, but the engine
struck him and knocked h:in over,
cutting and bruising his face The
trainmen, finding that he wb drunk,
dragged him off the tracks and left
him lying on the pavement.
Next came the wagon, the driver
falling to see him till the wheels were
almost upon him. Then other passers
picked him up and laid him on the
sidewalk. Soon afterward a man who
knew him came afeng and rummon
ing help, had him carried into the po
lice station half a block away. A phy
sician dressed his wounds, finding that
they were not of a serious nature, and
he was allowed to continue his nap.'
Davenport and Moline Crowds
Avoid Serious Trouble at
PENNANT GRABBER BEATEN
. ASKS DIRECTION:
Peter Ver Mera Roughly Han
dles Stranger He Believes
to Be a Holdup.
: The comer of Twelfth avenue and j nK they burned a mongage. k.
Sixteenth Mreet proved a ventab.e j inK the wiping out of a debt which has , pot enou?;h in thHr offlces to justify
trap. The paring here is nphalt and , hover. .1 over the church for exactly ! pav,nent of office rent. So weary of
It has become covered with mud as a j J(ars Tjf-re w mjch rejoU.,n!I , tij- ernpty honor3 of their official posi-
'""' " nauilUR "n l "W'J- . . . - e .h that n anmo Inltanrps
u-n u:e names i;cKea up me o:t oi. - -
....... i.- tl.ey actually try to avoid trying cases.
car rounding this curve even at a
f-nail's iace would t-kid. Auto after
p.cto came to crb f hrre and on Teifih
avenue eat of i.' iriili street. j
Lost Two Wheels. I
Roth frct and rtur wlio'ds on one;
Prospective easing of county finances
. causes them to once trore have hope.
de were knor kd fi't .ne r;ir which'
met with an arcidt nt at this corner.
TAILOR IS FOUND
DEAD IN THE SHOP
members t-o nii'ch work ajid worry and
It was Nov. 27. that the congro-l
cation assumed an mdeb?edae.-s ot ',
J.'.O'Jo in providing a place of worship. !
This mm was gradually cut down, but
in i i:y u was arain increases to
t2.T5 by the erection of a parscnage.
At th berrinnine of the prefect year
there remained ti.i.vi of this unpaid I Jack Borgquist Struck by an
JAG ALMOST THE
CAUSE OF DEATH
and a ctrorrittce was named to wipe
it out. two years being pet as the timet
Tn'ir for t;ie tak. V.'hen the mortgag"
was bi;rned la?t night not only had;
Edward Hardcn Who Recently : imis ien p.-.id. but there was $22!.4i !
in the treasury as nucleus of a fund'
for a nw church. j
The pastor. Hev. J. M. Olson, was in j
charee of the festivities last nieht. '
Aftrr fringing by the coneregation.
Engine and Nearly Run
Over by Wagon.
Came Here from Ottawa,
Edward HarfMr. p t
in the Snjirron i !.!:!
'i . t cinching i prayer, bib'e read'ns and ppecial
Etore at 11 Fifteenth Kt: '. whs f.un;
lying cn a pile .f cluti.ini: in tii;i' es
tablirhn i-r.t this no-iiini:. dead. Heart
trouble, v.-i'h which it !s hrtid he had
bee:i a-'nw;. Is b-lreed to have been
the cause. An iii-rtei-t ws he!d this
afternoon at tiio Kr.i'x u.nrt.rtahiiig
tnusic tlie report of the committee
which rui.-ed the money to pay off the
Jack Berequist. a laborer living at
Fourth avenue and Nineteenth street,
had Boveral narrow escapes from
death while intoxicated yesterday aft
ernoon. He was struck by a switch
engine, nearly run over by a heavy
wagon and finally was carried into the
police station. This morning he was
fined $1. but Tolice Magistrate Gus-
Hardten. v ho 'arr.e
months a:o from Ottawa.
mortcage wap given. Then the treas- j tafsor. suspended the penalty deciding
urer of the church. George W. Strom-1 that he had been sufficiently punished
leek, read a historical sketch In
v hich he gave the facts heretofore
rrosented. Afrerward the other trus
tees, August Foeelstrom and Fred
Bergqulst fell asleep on the Rock
Island tracks between Fifteenth and
Sixteenth 6treets about 1 o'clock.
Someone passing near awakened him
l-.ere four I Clausen, spoke briefly and then aland helped him off the right of way.
IM.. was 3S match was touched tD the mortgage. Left to himself, however, he wandered
Peter Ver Mera is a trifle "quick ou
the trigger." Not literally, but fig
uratively, for Peter didn't have a gun
last night when be got Into trouble.
If he had probably he would have
used It. Peter has an abiding dread
of holdup men. From time to time
he noticed accounts of the activities
of these gents printed in the local
press and he had figured out In his
own mind just what his line of con
duct would be If accosted by a 'stick
up" man. Last night there came what
he believed to be his opportunity and
he acted. This morning ho expressed
his regrets in police court and also
paid a fine of 93.05.
While standing at the corner of
Seventh street and Eighteenth avenue
last night a stranger approached him
and asked to be directed to a certain
point in the downtown district. Be
fore he had fairly gotten the inquiry
launched, Peter, who had sized him up
in advance as-a suspicious character,
landed on his jaw. Then, following up
his advantage he proceeded to pummel
the stranger till the latter bellowed
for the police.
Some Bricks Thrcwn at Auto Load of
Young Men Who Invade
Moline in Evening.
FLAGMEN TO GO ON DUTY
Rock Island Will Place Four More on
Monday flagmen will be put on by
the Rock Island road at the crossing
at Thirty-fourth. Thirty-eighth, Forty
eighth and Fifty-fifth streets. Th?re
will be one 12-hour shift. Tnls is being
done in compliance with thij demands
of the city for the better safeguarding
of railroad crossings.
While there was the usual amount
o partisanship displayed during and
after the football game in Davenport
3-esterday afternoon there were few
cases in which the participants per
mitted themselves to get beyond j the
safety point. ' In general the crowd- wras
well behaved and the police on the
ground did not have a great deal of
difficulty in preserving order.
Outside the grounds after the game
one incident occurred which might
have had a serious ending but which,
fortunately, did not. A Davenport sup
porter tried to get into an automobile
to grab a Moline pennant. The half
dozen young men in the car seized him.
tossed him about, beat him up and
finally, the car was speeding up Third
street, threw him out of the tonneau
onto the pavement. He was not ser
Bricks Stop "Kidding."
In Moline during the evening an auto
lead of young bloods from Rock Is
land or Davenport undertook to badger
street crowds on the defeat at the
hands of Davenport and promptly
started trouble for themselves. MO'
liners were in no mood to be joshed
and it was not long before they were
hunting for bricks. One member of
the visiting party Is said to have re
ceived a cut In the head from a mis-
file. A policeman appeared on the
scene and grabbed two of the youthful
members of the Moline crowd, finally
larding one of vliem in the city jail,
where he remained over night. This
morning he was fined $2.S0.
lie Bald ne had not thrown any
bricks but was merely looking for one
when the officer nabbed him.
You save yourself the
drudgery of wash day
when you use
Just soak your clothes an hour or
two, or over night, in Peosta suds;
it loosens the dirt like magic.
Then a little light rubbing rins
ingand you're done.
A. Sc cake does
a big washing.
For 10 Pecta Sop Wrapper
and 4c we will mail you one
10-cent cake of our Per hi mad
Maole Lei Toilet Soap.
Ad'lresa Jamaa Beach & Sons
2$ee Hibe Trices A lip ays a Little Lolver
Kvcry clay we are convincing hundreds of women that this store can at all times be depended upon
for the lowest prices for the most satisfactory selections and for the most trustworthy qualities.
Read this list of items gathered from the various sections of the store.
Sateen Petticoats Silk Petticoats Messaline Petticoats Extra Size Petticoats
50c $1.98 $1.69 69c
Well made, dependable petti- Several styles and every new Good quality messaline In green A regular dollar value; good
coato. good c.ua'.ity sateen; black shade; plain and changeable ef- only: a special purchase and a quality black sateen. extra
and colors. f-cts. special price. large, for stout women.
NelvWinter Coats at $5.oo X..
styles Special C?4 f.Q jsew lace and lingerie blouses In
at m-8 and $7.50 !V.,":.f.r.e.8.,:.:..98c
Chiffon Waists Three great rackful to choose from and the woman or miss who .
desires a new coat, correct In style and unquestionable quality at a UreSSlDg SaCCjUeS
A easeful of dresy ellk and very small price will recognize thse as the greatest value of the
chiffon waists, worth CO OG season. Warm fleeced dressing sacques
up to f3.!S ).?0 1 ln Pre,tT Patterns Cfn
1- (jn fhe basement) JUL
" ' Coney Fur Sets Child's Fur Set
Swe?,eooCatS $3 98 98c House Dresses
X.VO Good size brown coney neck- Ttrown coney fur seta for the
All colors in several Ftyles and piece and muff; a very special little tots. Others at $1.$8 and Light and dark patterns in
weaves; women's and misses' value. 12 98. good quality percales, Qa
sizes; $2.E0 value. 1 1c'T made UiJC
..I.. A SALE OF COATS AT $13.76 AND $18.75 . "
Utility House Dresses Bungalow Dresses
Hundreds of-handsome coats from our higher priced lines now group-
HlgH or low neck styles In many ed on four racks at these prices: Fleece lined or percale, buttons
(in the basement) ..... QO. down the side front. (A
pretty patterns; J0C TWO Racks at TWO Racks at In tne basement) 3UC
Utility Kimonos I I Coats that formerly sold up to Coats that formerly sold tip to I I Bath Robes
$2260. $25.00. In new effects of warm blan-
New atyles. new patterns la mmmmm mmtm m mm mm mmfi ket cloths, light or TA
warm flannelettes QQ dark (basement) 6rfU
tig the ta..ement) 30C Children's Aprons Children's Dresses
... . Coverall - aprons ln size 4 to 98c Children's Kimonos
XkliCaeu Aprons 14 years. Just like mother's tin School dresees of heavy wash- nq
39c the basement) 9C able galatea; others at $1.25 1,00
wrr ,,.ti 29c and Dt and $1.69. Flannelette ln pretty effects.
rscT length coverall aprons with Crepe kimonos at $150
belted back, kimono Qn Children's bath robe $1 69
sleeves (basement) ML Season End Suit Sale :
Skirt Bargains Now 511-25. $15 $18.75, $22.50 Instead of One- The "Coquette" Hat
Third More. The hit of the season. Just the
anTtand- whitlV To The price, of .11 suit, have been materially reduced and th. great- U?' "?..$1.50
checks. New atyle. est value, of the season await you here now to tne mo , ym..,v
Plenty of regular -sizes, plenty of small sizee. plenty of stout
sires; plenty of those alway. stylish plainly tailored navy aad blacks. TTHlitw TTrmetA Tlrosao
Hat Shapes They are all Included. UUUiy XXOUSO urGSSGS
Velvet velonr beaver or plush. 1 I Another big shipment Just re-
rHdl!!"-iysc The "Bee Hive on the (prner T $L5Q
umbrellas, $1.00 Second and Brady Streets Soslm
JVadles or genu' umbrellas, us- SJ rinjl to nr-f The prettiest styles for women
ually .old at $1X0. UlAlSVlipUl t- and children are here.
JOIN EAST MOLINE
Petitions Circulated Looking to
Annexation at the Spring'
Efforts are to be made to bring
about the annexation of the village
of Watertown to East Moline at the
spring election. Petitions are being
circulated to have the question put on
the ballot in both city and village.
Whether the move will succeed is still
a matter of some doubt. Watertown,
it is pointed out. stands to gain in the
matter of fire protection and water,
while it will also be enabled to share
In the benefits of the proposed East
Moline city hospital.
court after It has been sustained in
the circuit court is claimed by a num
ber of interested school patrons who
today started circulation of petitions
asking the trustees of Hampton town
ship, who are said to be preparing
to take an appeal, to refrain from To
ing so. It is believed that these peti
tions will be generally signed. Water
town people are anxious to have the
litigation ended that there may he no
further interference- w-iih the comple
tion of their new echtol. If work is
continued at the rate that has pre
vailed during the last few weeks the
building will be ready for use imme
diately after the holiday vacation.
CLOSED FOR FOUR DAYS
Many of the Big Factories Take Long
A number of the big factories of Mo
line and East Moline will not resume
operations till Monday, their suspen
sion ror Thanksgiving ia6img tour
days. As a result many of the work
ers and their families are visiting out
of town. While the Silvis shops of
the Rock Island will not be in opera
tion the pay car will make its regu
lar visit tomorrow and the men will
have to report to draw their wages.
tine and Clinton. It will be he'.d at.
the Davenport associa.ion building
Dec. 9. It is expected that plans will
be laid for the joint participation of
the five cities in a series of indoor
tournaments during the coming win
ter and spring.
Moline Man Beaten.
George Herberg, residing nt 1G1S
Fourth avenue, was beaten by t'-iroi
men last evening at Third avenue a'l I
Thirteenth street, as result cf nn 'ar
gument between Ilerherg and one of
his a?ailants. Herberg was taken to
a physician for medical treatment.
. EXACTLY 6,197
Largest Crowd That Has Ever
Witnessed a Moline-Daven-port
R. W. Falrchild. director of athlet
les at the Moline high school, today
announced that there were (5.187 peo
ple at the Moline-Davenport game yes
terday. This number does not include
those who did not have tickets, and
represents ticket admissions. Mr.
Falrchild figures that after all expenses
have been paid each ream will have
left more than $1H0. In 1910 the at
tendance at the annual Thanksgiving
day battle between the teams reached
5.200, which is the nearest to yester
The Moline football players will have
their annual banquet tomorrow even
ing at the Hotel Davenport. A cap
tain for the season of 1914 will be
elected at that time.
NO NEW LODGE IN MOLINE
Protest by Viking. Bring. Assurance
Thor 'lodge of V ikings w ill be the
only one in this city for some time to
come, but there may be another one
formed ln one of the nearby cities.
This is the assurance which the com
mittee named recently to protest to
the head officers brought back after a
conference with the trustees In Chi
cago. The committee was made up
of Misses Hilda W. Welander, Emma
Frick, Ellen Ericsen and Hilda John
son. The protest was the result of
a well defined report that steps had
been taken to organise another lodge
EIGHT PAY FOR HAVING
Eight men who had celebrated
Thanksgiving not wisely but too well
were before the magistrate in police
court this morning. All were charged
with disorderly conduct and all but
one were let off with small fines. Carl
Johnson, 1312 Fifteenth avenue, was
sent to the county jail for 10 days. He
was arrestea iaBt weeK xor nguimtc.
and was released on promise to pay a
fine when he could cet the money. In
stead of paying up, he spent the money
for drink. Yesterday he undertook to
prevent an officer from making an ar
rest and was himself apprehended.
VOLUNTEER FIREMEN IN
THE NEW SHOPS ADDITION
There will be 10 members in the pro
posed New Shops addition volunteer
fire department in East Moline. At a
meeting of the New Shops Improve
ment association Wednesday night,
Alderman Lundeen. chairman of the
fire, water and light committee, and
Fire Marshal Mart Osborn conferred
with the members In regard to the
matter. It was practically decided to
fit up a room for the firemen in file )
building where their equipment is to
be kept. A strong light will be placed
in front and a bell for the sounding
of alarms probably will be placed on
II OBITUARY RECORD II
Mr. Charlotte C. Johnson.
Mrs. Charlotte C. Johnson died Sun
day evening at S o'clock at tho hnmn
of her daughter, Mrs. Hjalmar East at
j Portland, Ore. She had beer, 111 for
several weeks, the attack originating
in September when she removed from
Chicago to make her home on the I'u
clfic coast. She was for many years a
resident of Moline.
Mrs. Johnson was born In Vester
Gotland. Sept. 11. 184.:$, coining to Mo
line in 1879. Two years later Klie was
married to C. U. Johnson. She was
an active member of the Swedish Hap
tist church and a member of the W. ('.
T. l for 30 years. A dozen years ago
she removed to Chicago in company
with her daughter. Miss Anna John
son, and hist September both went
west to live In Fortland. Meshles tin
two daughters who are now in Port-''
land she is survived by Mrs. Wilhel
mina Wickland of Moline and Mrs.
Louisa IJmiblom of Kock Island.
Mrs. Ed Olson.
Mrs. Ed Olson died at 3 o'clock this
morning at her home, 622 Fifteenth
Mreet, after an illness of three years.
Her son passed away Oct. 18 of this
Mrs. Olson, whoso maiden name was
Gerda Augusta Kulf f 1t, was born
April 8. VsW. in Sweden. She ram')
to America In 1!'"6 i"'d located at
1'rlntghar, Iowa. She was rnurried in
lfi07 to Ed Olson, who, besides her
parents, two brothers and a ulster,
survives. One brother hihI a sUt'-r
reside in Sweden and finoiher brother,
Monnie Kuliinder, lives in Moline.
Funeral will be held at 3 o'clock
Sunday nfiernoon. liurlal will b
made in Kiverside cemetery.
SWEDISH GYMNASTS GIVE
A PLEASING EXHIBITION
While not well patronised the Swed
ish gymnasts which showed at Moline
theatre last evening gave what is con
sidered the best exhibition of the kind
that has ever been shown in the city.
There are 20 men in the compe.ny from
Stockholm now making an American
tour and they are of remarkable de
velopment and training. The rapid
fire high jumping and the double high
vaulting seemed to especially please
cf Great Danger
STORE IS BURGLARIZED;
PROBABLY BOYS' WORK
The grocery1 store of Alex McBain
at Forty-first street and Third avenue
was burglarized last night, evidently
by boys. A pane of glass was taken
out and the lock ln the door picked. A
few cigars and perhaps 20 pennies was
all that was taken.
May be Means of Absorbing
Disease Germs in Most
SEAGE LAST FOOTBALL
CONTEST OF THE SEASON
The last football of the season at
Browning field wiu be played next
Sunday when the Blue Blazers meet
De Pue from Bureau county. Last
Sunday the Blue Blazers won from De
Pne 2 to 0, the contest being on the
PETITION TO HALT
APPEAL ON. MERGER
That the people of East Moline and
Watertown are not a. a whole in sym
pathy with the move to carry the at
terapt to dissolve the merger of the
two school dietricu to the supreme i line. Rock. Island, Davenport, Musca-
"Y" Mee:ing in Davenport.
Notices have been given of a meet
ing of the recently formed athletic
federation of the Y. M. C. A.'s of Mo
)Ial Yor Blood Ttire and Immiuis With
In tlKiiiK.in'! 'f InstanT tnn't
virulent '' b!';l triilil' have Xf'n
ths r'-.tult of i'.:riii:r ln contact
tn- prrrnn In fi'itii: il--, an'l tif
pnr. DLJv luiifnifl'-ant lmtl lin i-i-n t'.
it rp!-ai wlih astoiitxhu.i; rajiUMy,
oflMO iofoctu.g Ibe entire jHru lu !'
h In fi.rttmnt. tmwvcr. that in
a r-m'lv to rop qnuli!; ami tliorouhlr
wltli suit! a -i.!lt..n. and thnnk to ti t
eori$y ,f Its prriurfri-H th famon H. K. H.
ui.iy nr,w t lia'l nt mot any drug atore
la th rlTllirl worM.
1 nil jir'M'aratl'in ma ml a1'n as a hloo'l
fnriflnr. it In som'-wbar. revolutionary la
it rompoftitlon. tenie it arr-ompliahM ail
that m'aa evr clain'l for mTuryt lol!d
ane-nic. ani other l"jitrurtlv tnliiTul
drn, and yt U la Bto1iit-ly a p'rly
vireuible product. It contains on Insr"
d!"iit whp'h K'Tvca the actl purtemff "t
atlrmilatlrjg a n tiny crlitiior tnrt of tint
Hhuh to ifo bealttiy and Jo'll'-lom l'-r-tlon
of Its own t-iirrtitlal nutriment. Iture
are more -aa of artimlar rhenmatlani,
I'w-omotor ataxia. par-li. n-iiritl. an'l
similar dla'-asrg rmuliant from th iik t
mineral than roost t-np!e are awar of.
These fats are bronirht out In a hlphly
lntr"tlnK tolt compile t,w th medlrni
department of Tb" Mwift Hpeeitli- 0)7
Kwift Bid.. Atlanta. la. It Is mailed free
together with op'-Hal Information, to all
who writ dewrihlns their aymp'oma.
Ot a bottle, of H. H. f. today, but hi
careful not to bve something palmed)
cf on you falsely claimed lu l "just aa