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TIIE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 191S.
DAY IN DAVENPORT Baker. Nissen Appointed Field Secretary Scott County Democracy were elected - . 1 1 . A. E. Nissen has been appointed fieia " - - .... c.l.- ... President M. J. Malloy. secretary 01 me ioi u t-bile association and from now on will devote ail of his time to organizing new associations and to securing new j members for the state association, ne i vu offered Decker French tion last week and today gave notice Vice President George T. Secretary Charles Tank. Treasurer O'-to Hill Executive ccmnrktee Dan. B. . ' r a T - I- - Tl" I ncrne. uen i-ueije, rrea uwuci, . E. saac B""c , . Hcrne. Ben Luetje. Fred LIscber. the position by President Moeller. icb of the state assocla- ( CarroI1- j McFarland. IS! f their names as Raymond Barbosa, Joa j Flcris. Petro Garcia, Pete Gomes and ;G. Nancbex. Meacum'a condition ccntinues to improve and it la bellved he will be able to. leave the hosp.tal within a few days." The police believe that at least two of the suspects are guilty of the stabbing. License to Wac"S)-Wilhelm Shade and Catherine Christen. Manila, Iowa; Pcrfrrio Sanches and Maria Martinet, Rock Island: Benj. Leaton and Lenor Bush. Davenport. ! Petersberger, Dr. W. A. Stoecks. Scloon License $1,000. At a spec ial mee.ing of the Bettendorf town council last evening. It was voted to increase the saloon license from $1,200 to 2.100 yearly. Bettendorf has but one salccn and the license was re- of Ms acceptance. Mr. Nissen will devote all of his time to injecting life ; m.,,-,., -,- e,,- ... bsck Five Meacum &;zDSing bus- . into the. Iowa Automobile association . . . .... ' ,,, ... r, pects. Five s.:snects in the stabbin? and will travel into every corner or ! r - the suite to carrv on the organisation ' f Ca. -Meacnm Suisday morning were work. Mr. Nissen is well known in I booked by the Daveapor: police teKT w r land are being held until the victim is imTean UB . "V? Z liable to leave the hospi-al in the hope issued to the present holder. George -Z.mTL th St , S that be can Identify the guilty parties, j L. Boston. This action was taken on Official Highway association and has ; lone ir.ore then any other one man to ' keep good roads lnttret alive in the Trl-Cities. Mr. Nissen moved to Iowa City a few months ago and has since ' that time been connected with a De3 , Moines publishing house. The office ' of state organizer is a nealy created! one. Hoarquarters of the state asso- la tion are now In Pavnport HUSBAND AND SON DEAD, DAUGHTER DYING, WOMAN HELD ON POISON CHARGE Check and Gun Man Held to Grand Jury After be had purchased a 33 calibre revolver with money he had secured by pasficg a forged check.! admitting in police court that he had ; cashed worthless paper on three oc-1 rasions wiii'iu the pa.-t three day, t Nick Petersen. 24 years old. was held j to the rranii jury by Magistrate Rod-' dewig this morning. The man was j placed under arrest yesterday on a charge of carrying concealed weap-1 on. He was bafily under the influ ence of liquor at the time, a loaded revolver is a'lfgd to have been found in his possesion a the time of his arrest. Thf man had a heck in hi pocket with the forced sip-nature of J. Vieinon. The riick was for t;o.50. Iid you write that yourself?" he was asked hr the mairiMraie. "Yes, ir,"" replied the man. Peterson said that he had cashel two other bogus checks, one at a "barber shop in the Son block on '.'e;t I'oTirth street." and another at rp' saltwm. "I intended to return the money hn I pot home. My folks live In Milwaukee and I was on my v. ay the re w hen I did this," was Petersen's explanation. a y- h:,i 7 ,s'')f-'-1-"- f ' ".Hfc' m iL t- CAMBRIDGE I in T. j Deny Members Leave Convent There was a wild rumor current oil the down town streets yesterday that Buffalo, X. V., I)c. 17. Her hus band and fivc-year-olJ ton dead by three runs, tirinc of their life r.f to- i Mn. of sriiirj' roii;o'!in! and hfr rtuslon at Mount ( arnitrL rorner of i,,m,m ,i,.,.s?o .-fr. f,., th ! her husband or children. Mrs. Buffom Fifteenth and Il.-adv Ktri-ct. hud1 ' . . ! tnlri V,,.r nilpcMnfidrs that hap HucKonf Buffom home on outskirts of Little Valley. N. Y.; Mrs. Cynthia Buffom (wearing black far coat) and Minnie Slater. senic poisoning existed In Bcffom's Ucdy. The chemist who made the ex amina ion at the direction of District Attorney Cole, Cattaraugus county, de clared that the poison had been admin istered over a period covering several weks. Petectlves assigned to the case by Cole soon learned that Frahm, now under arres and Mrs. Buffom were very friendly. The state charged that Mrs. Buffom and Frahm planned to murder the entire Buffcm family so that they might wed. Soon after the discovery cf arsen!c poisoning Mrs. Buffom was Questioned by detectives and county authorities, but s'outiy maintained that she knew of no ioison being administered to made their e;-:.;i" was rumored t:..-: Monday niht. luiKhburs in fh It 1 aai::e cause .Mrs i Little Kal't. N. V vicinity hud ch- rvid the i,;u-.,t -"aided f'vr''i;a I.:iffrni o I ageii U, hirt bi.'6-U i.ti u r!i::rfd first dpirr:- Krnes Frahm. a fanner of ! ,n nngniiy liKlitcd la'o Mui.ild. siiirht and it was :UUk.-: th.,t tl:rH an I Little Valy, aged ZZ. has bt-'-n in air of excitenx'iit r.lout t!io t,Uce An invetIgation yc-atcrcLiy utorning disclosed the fa t tht tli rumor wan an absolute fa.!: ..hood and without the slightest founda.ijn. The Mother Superior, when tt-V;"-! in regard to the report, made the fallowing btatement: "The story U au in-ution pure ar.d simple. I cannot i rdr rstand liow any one could orii'ir.an- sjrh a filsehood. Xo one here wou'd have any reason for escaping. Any person is privi leged to leave s:r.y time she sees fit. We come hero of our own free w-!l nd tan leave the same ay. Some came cn probation, and do not remain th full time, but there were no probationers leaving Monday. We are all here ard are one of the hap piest communities In the United flares. The rumor is Scon after this stories that Buffom , .1 1 .lfU . . dieted on the same chax. Mr.s. liuf-i""" u,,n u"""1 ravp Dcea fon, ar. t Fraln.i tK;th arc held in the ! Iradp 111 bv atins cabbao and other Ca'taraugjs j'ounty jail at Salamanca. At the trUI evidence will be lntro- laise. I ne place is alwava llirht.fi f et nlghL because we pray 11 o'clock." duced to rhow 'hat tlie two plotted tQ kill off the entire IJi fi'om family tud then marry. Mr.'. UKfi'oai is taWI to have con fessed her i art in the clcaHi of her husband and btfore the grand Jury is reported to have i:n;li ated Frahm. Frahm was arrested and indie'ed im mediately after Mrs. Buffom testified as to the events wh'-ch resulted in the death of Bufi'cni. ppsiritrs the murder of Buffom Frahm and the mother are believed. to have poiasnid "he other four Buf fom chi'dren. Xorrid, Laura, Herbert i and flarenre. absolutely xcrri died under circumstances whi- h bafrieJ sttending physicians, but did not warrant Investigation aj the time . It was a few months la"er that' Buf fcm was tak-n mysteriously 111 and died. The other children were also strick en later, and now, with her mother in Jai! charged with murder. Iaura, 14, until Local Democrats Are Organized. The Scott County Democracy as an organization as formally launched at a meeting held in the McCulIougi building. M. J. Mallov. the Xanolnn of them all when it conies to party !is lo ly dying at the little cot age leaders, was elected president. Per- i '"'hick fr years has been the home, manent headquarters mill be maintain-; the Bufioms. d on the fourth f oor cf the Mc-1 Mrs. Buffom was arrested In Buf 'ullough building. It was announced j fal D' operatives of the Thomas J that Sam AUchuW of Chicago, former I O Grady detective agency. Before she candidate for governor of Illinois and i ws taken to the Ll tle Valley Jail she a splendid ora or. Las been secured ' 'a allowed to go to the home where for the principal s;eakfr at 'he Jack-! her daugVer wai ding. She dropped son day banquet to bf held at the Dav enport hotel on Jan. V Kx-Congres. man M. J. Wade is l.-o expected to be present and ais CunKressman Pep per, in case he recovers sufficiently f re or. Lis present illness. The toas' master 1.1 be announced later. It Is Intended to make the banquet a Sec ond congressional district afalr and not to have It include the 'entire state, as it first proposed. Officers of the Mrs. E. H. Reed and daughter. Mrs. Fred II. Hand, visited In the tri-cities last Tuesday. Ida Johnson left last Monday for a visit with relatives in Calesburg. Agnes LIndburg entertained the members of the M. I. W. club last Tuesday evening and a pleasant time is reported. Word has been received in Cam bridge that Justice and Mrs. John P. Hand arrived at La Jolla, Cal., where thcr will spend the remainder of the ; winter. Mr. Hand stood the trip j falr'y well. John S. Peterson, who resides north-! west of town, waa taken to St. Luke's j hospital In Davenport last Monday J cveniue'by Dr. Westerlund and his j brotter, Albert Peterson, where he un- Uer wnt an operation for appendicitis.; At !att reports Mr. Peterson was get-; ting along nicely.. j Mrs. Walter Fragd, who has been ! making her home in Manchester, lo-"a. since last spring; returned to Cai:ibrJd.Tj last Tuesday evening. Her uusband came across country, arriv ing here Wednesday. If. l White visited in Davesport t Wednesday. iiuth Sberrard visited with relatives Rock Island the latter part of last week. Mrs. Arvid Anderson and two chil dren left last Monday for a visit with relatives and friends In Galva. Mr. and Mrs. Camp of Chicago were guests ot the litter's shUer, Mrs. J. M. Bristol in Cambridge the fore part of last week. t The Wcdnesd;$- club will be enter taised at the home of Mrs. G. G. John son Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 17. Miss Elizabeth Seaton visited friends in Bishop Hill last week. Little Miss Irene Talbot has been quite sick for the past few days. Wallace Stein of Osco was a caller In Cambridge Saturday. Esco Johnson of Osco was a Cam bridge caller Saturday. L6t Monday evening a few friesds of Mrs. Wfiliara Lockey surprised her at her home, it being her birthday. The evening was spent in playing progressive dominoes, Mrs. Harry Palmer receiving first prize and Mrs. Marguerite Hutchinson receiving the consolation prize. Light refreshments were served. Mrs. Lockey was pre sented with two pretty plates to re member the happy occasion. A pleas ant time was enjoyed. Mrs. Fred Carlson and daughter. Florence and son, Russell, spent last Wednesday In Kewanee. Born to Dr. and Mrs. O. W. Eaton Nov. 11 a nine-pound son. Mrs. Alex Carlson went to Woodhull last Friday afternoon to spend a few days with friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Will Olson of Gales burg spent Friday at the home of Clarence Olson. The trip was made in a car. Mrs. Martin Ho-necker of Osco spent garden truck on which arsenic had ! Friday In Cambridge. Ray Brown was a business caller in GalvA last Tuesday. H. L. Ancevine was Osco Tuesday last. Mrs. Wlnchel was a Kewanee caller last Wednesday. William Glass left last week for Los Angeles, Cal., where he will spend the winter. Mrs. Arthur Anderson and Mrs. Ar thur Johnson visited in Kewanee last Wednesday. At the tegular meeting of the Mystic Workers cf the World held last Mon day evening the following officers were elected fcr teh coming year: Pre fect, F. A. Elm; monitor, J. C. Doug lass; secretary, August Hull; banker, S. W. Ptoppleton; marshal, Medie Pet terson; physicians, Westerlund and Conser; warder, Margaret Scott; sen tinel, Frank Bjorkntan; supervisor, James Wright. J. M. Pratt, F. A. Elm and S. W. Poppleton were chosen dele gates to the Mys'ic convention to be held at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, next June. J. V. Olenius. Mable Smith and Mar garet Scott were chosen as alternate delegates. Arthur Grann of Mineral spent Sun day with his mother and sister. Mrs. Harry Williams of Galva visit- PARCEL POS" was a hard drinker and to this she a tributed the Illness which resulted Nearly every dealer can now sell you a tvyenty package box of clean, gssar, fo&sStfafoii W&IGLEYS for 85 cents to her knees at the bedside of the rap idly sinking chiid and sobbed and mcaned untii she was led away by the sheriff. It was not until some time after j Mrs. Buffcrr.s' husband died and the three children were stricken that Lit tie Valley authoritie bee an an inves tigation of the mysterious and closely j linked deaths Then it was been sprinkled to kill bugs wes el'di. late.i in Little Valley. Xo eTplana ion as to how Mrs. Buf.'om escaped I".l uess was offered. Then Defective O'Grady claimed he fcund that the poison had been ad iriuistered in food and that the ar- l senlc poisoning had come from horse liniment. It was while the three Buffom ch'ldren were seriously ill that Dis trict Attorney Ccle obtained author ity from Justice Wheeler In Buffalo to exhume "he lody of the husband ind father. After receiving the chemist's report that arsenic had caused the death of Buffo mand also retorts from doctors that the children were suffering from arsenic poisoning, Ccl? publicly let it be known that he be.ieved the story circulated that the poitc n had been on garden produce. And all the time he conducted an In- ves Igation of his own. Miss Minnie Slater, a detective, posing as a nurse rnd using the name Margaret Stone, worked ten weeks in the Buffom home and secured much of the damaging evidence. Mrs. Buffom left Little Valley but was kept under surveillance by O'Grady operatives. She was arres ed in Niagara Falls. New York, after making what detectives declare is a ronfesslon that her husband was mur dered. This confession, it is said, was obtained in Queenston, Ont. a visitor in You can send this seire-to-be-welcome delicacy to all you want to "remember." It's a big gift in long enjoy ment it's ii$t$e in cost to you. Get it for youp&eiil CAUTION ! The great popularity of thtt than, pan, hmalthful is causing unscrupulous per sons to wrap rank imitations that are not even real chew ins gum so they resemble genuine WRiKLEVS. The better class of stores will not try to fool you with these imitations. They will be offered to you principally by street fakirs, peddlers and the candy departments of some 5 and 10 cent stores. These rank imitations cost dealers one cent a package or even less and are sold to careless people fcr almost any price. If you want WrigUy' Iook before you buy. Of what you pay for. Be SltfiiE f IPs PS A'V We am Inseruna th above cauoon aoMiy to protect our custoaierai who are continually writing ua that thrr fiarv Kmvi itHyitM hv imiraTiom which tbey purchased thinking they were WUGUET'S. Chew it after every meal Give regular help to teeth, breath, appetite and digestion ORION 5 Miss Dessel K'rkland of Woodhull spent the week'a end with bar cousin. Miss Myldrld Streed. The citizens of Orion will hold a found, j special election Saturday to vote on the slate charges, that traces of ar- ''S. 3iT?al!unt 1 If w; I l 1 i erale b price k "s a necessily to J L'AQJd 1 ' - ifr" lLoevvlwr-u:- 1.II-50.S2. ij, the question of a new school house. K. L. Streed spent Sunday In C res ton, Iowa. Boone Oliver has bought Frank Mel ton's dray, taking possession of same at once. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Dilley are mov ing to Davenport this week. Mr. and Mrs. HI wood Bothwell spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. John Nye of near Osco. Mr. and Mrs. Phemer South, daugh ter. Gail, and son. Elisha, were In the tri-cities Saturday. They drove over In their car.' Joe Oliver came from Osco to spend Sunday with the home folks. Professor Nolan was in BlggsvUIe riday and Saturday, returning Satur day evening. The bazar held at the Lutheran church Wednesday, Thursday and Fri day was a success In every way. Miss Condon was shopping in the triitles Saturday. SCALY PSORIASIS ON MS AND LIS Many school children suffer from constipation, which Is often the cause of seeming stupidity at lessons. Cham berlain's . Stomach and Liver Tablets are an Ideal medicine to give a child, for they are mild and gentle In their effect, and will cure even chronic con stipation. Sold by all druggists, (AdT.) Small Dots Grew Larger. Scales Formed. Looked Horrible. Cuti cura Soap and Ointment Cured. Troop H, eth V. 8. Cavalry. Cam? McCoy. Sparta. Wis. "1 was troubled with psoriasis for nearly to ynars. Ior- tfaws ot my nam and limbs ware aOtocted mostly with it. It appeared in scaly form, bins li liif out la very mull dot and gradually crew larger and white scales formM wbeo about the size of an ordinary natch-head. The looks of It wsa horrible. wtaJch mads it very unpicaaaat far mo. It Itched a littla at tuaea. " I tried several remedies, bat the trouble seemed to grow worse Instead of better, and I tried Bveral treatment which cured mc for a month, but It always broke out axaio. On day a friend saw the advortteemeat ot Cotfrura Soap and Ointment in the paper and I seat for a sample. They helped me. ao I purchased two mora bores of CuUcur Oinuneot and coma Cuticura Boap and tney completely cured me. It took three months for Cuticura Boap and Ointment to complete my cure." (Signed) Walter Mahony, Oct. 22. 1912. Although the Cuticura Soap and Oint ment are most succcsff ul in the treatment ot aJtocOoom ot the tkln, araJp. hair and hands, they are also mast valuable for everyday us in the toilet, batb and nursery, because they promote and mnir"'" the health of the skia and hair from infxory to age. Sold every where. Liberal sample of each mailed free, with 32-p. Skia Book. Address post-card, r Cuticura, Dept. T. Boston- en who sbave and shampoo with Co tteura Soap win find i t best for skin and scsj; !'----- c-1 last week with her mother, Mrs. Maigaret Hutchinson. H D. White went to DaveEport Sat urday ind brought Mrs. White home from St. Luke's hospital where she underwent an operation for appendi citis, iter many friends are glad to know that she is getting along nicely. Judge and Mrs. C. M. Turner re turned home from Chicago Wednes day evening. C. R. Larson was a business caller in Osco last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. John A. Peterson vis ited in the tri-cities last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Jennings visited a few days last week in Sterling. William Attwater was in Rock Is land on business last Tuesday. Rev. Mr. Kluker was a Galva caller last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Hunter and Mr. asd Mrs. Abraham Funk were callers In the tri-cities Wednesday last. Mrs. Lillian Anderson spent last Wednesday in Kewanee. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Wiencko and son, George, visited relatives in Geneseo Sunday. j Mr. and Mrs. William Lockey and , Ottis Kapple visited at the L. A. Boliu j home in Kewanee Sunday. Vernie Grant and Mourice Wiencke were Geneseo callers Saturday. Mrs. Stein and daughter, Mable, of Osco were Cambridge cullers lust Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. William. Lockey at tended the funeral of their cousin in Kewanee last Wedsesday. George Baugb was a Rock Island caller last Monday. Miss Samuelson and Mrs. Phillips of Woodhull were Cambridge callers last Wednesday. Sadie Stranberg of 0co visited Monday and Tuesday at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Gran. Mrs. Stranberg and son of Osco vieited in Cambridge Thursday. Stephen Malcolm after a short visit with his brothers, Charles and Gene. left last Tuesday for his home In Belle Plaine, Iowa. II TAYLOR RIDGE J. M. Kell of Davenport was a visit or in this vicinity Sunday. Kdua 1 hart man was a Rock Island caller Friday. .Mrs. Lawrence Weiss spent last week with relatives in Orion. .Mr. and Mrs. Herman llofer spent several days last week in Chicago where they attended the stock show. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Crawford were Rock Island callers Friday. Mrs. Charley Crabs of Reynolds vis ited Saturday and Sunday with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. James Bowes. The third number of the Lyceum course was given at the M. E. church Friday night by the Misses Wheeler and Norton. Owing to sickness It was impossible for Mrs. Accola Pooler to be present. Rock Island passengers Saturday were Mrs. Charles Jahn, MIhb Mania McLaughlin, Mrs. Ramsay, Mrs. Charles Dunlap, Misses Julia, Anna and Nellie Hintermelster, Mrs. Andrew Musgerson, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cham bers, Adolph Hofer and family. Miss Katherine Tuhr, Mrs. Ernest Tuhr and Mra. James Bowes. No The finest of beef, apples, currants, raisins, spices, cider, and other "goodies' that's MERRELL-SOULE ne Such Mince Meat "LIKE MOTHER-USED TO MAKE No extra work, no high cost, no risk of failure when you make None Such Pie MERRELL-SOULE COMPANY SB. CJSr.NEW VORK If . I . r ( VrxA PrAit.irti ilnr. 1 t&I LsBSBVSS'VAaSJSSBSSBmaBSBBlB Colds Cause Headache and Grip. i Laxative Bromo Quinine tablets re-j move the cause. There is only one: "Bromo Quinine." it has signature of! E. W. Grove on box; 25c. (AdT.) j The old. old story, told times with-1 out number, and repeated over and ! over again for the last 36 years, but it : in alwava s. le'nims nrv tn thnA In ', search of health There is nothing In ! I the world that cures coughs and colds jt s-nrT usC Naveri Fuel Company Wholesale and Retail Dealers in iCOAL as quickly as Chamber'aln's CougL i Remedy. Sold by all druggists. (act.) j Telephones, Davenport 171; Bock Island 699. 428 Brown street, Davenport. 227 Twentieth street. Rock Island. I III ft ' If" -