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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. WEDNESDAY, APRIL? 1, 1914.
8 f MOLINE'S SECTION OF THE ARGUS Day's News Happenings in Rock Island's Sister City LICORICE PLANT GETS HELP HERE Manager Arrives to T Charge and Will Begin Operations at Once. Edward M. O'Brien, general man Surer of the Montreal branch of the Na tional Licorice company of Brooklyn. N. Y, has arrived in the city with his family to take charge of the factory here, which 1 to be put in operation At once. Mr. O'Brien stated that with the exception of one man. who will be brought here from Montreal, all em ployes of the local plant w ill be resi dents of this city. This meant that the working force of Mollne will be increased 100 and possibly 150 eventu ally. Mostly girls are employed. The capacity of the Moline factory is cal culated to supply ro.000.000 pTjns throughout the Missouri and Missis sippi valleys and the Rocky Mountain etates. his home near Hillsdale Monday morn tap. were held this afternoon at 1 o'clock from the borne. Burial was In Riverside cemetery. Mollne. Deceased was bora in Germany. Feb. 20, 182S. and was reared and edu cated In that country, marrying a few vein before he came to this country. Take His wife died IS years ago. Fifty-live year sago the couple came to this country and settled on the farm at Hillsdale, where Mr. Schwenker died. Left to mourn are six children, two daughters and four sons. MOLINER INVESTS $7.500 IN FRAUD C. H. Adams Elected to Presi dency of United States Talk ing Machine Company. BURGLARS WORK IN WEST MOLINE Petty Robberies Becoming More Frequent and Local Talent Is Blamed. DR. BANCROFT IS IN CITY FEW DAYS Noted Lecturer on Life of Abra ham Lincoln May Speak Here This Week. Election to the presidency of the United States Talking Machine com pany was one of the Inducements which prompted C. II. Adams of this city to invest 17.500 in the concern, and he lost it- The trial of II. A. C. Howard and A. D. Philpots on a charge of operating a confidence game, is now on In Chicago, and yesterday the local man testified for the state before Judge Wells. Shortly after Mr. Adams was named president an attorney for the company declared his election invalid and toe company was adjudged bankrupt, ac cording to the testimony given yester day by the local man. Three Chicago people In addition to Mr. Adams cauFed the promoters of the company to be arrested, and it is said that a total of about SI 00.000 was invested by credulous investors. Pr. T. D. Bancroft, one of t'cie best known lecturers in the country on the life of Abraham Lincoln, and who was personally acquainted with the subject of hU discourse is in the city for a few days and it is probable that he will arrange to deliver one or mora addresses while here. Dr. Bancroft was an eye witness to the assassination of Lincoln and was among those who helped carry him out of the Ford theatre on the night of the tragedy. Dr. Bancroft was also present when Mr. Lincoln was in augurated and was personally ac quainted with tho president during his service at the White house. Fetty burglaries are becoming quite common In the west end of the city, and the citizens are commencing to think that the burglars are local knights of the jimmy. Some time Mon day night the grocery store of John Wahlstrand. 402 Fourth avenue, was entered, but nothing taken .as the bur glars were evidently after money, and none is ever left in the cash register, in forcing an entrance through the window in the rear the marauder cut himself, as there was blood on the window- and also on the cash register. A short time ago Mr. Wahlstrand went gunning for a burglar, whom he caught breaking into a hardware store next door. A number of petty tod beries of this kind in that vicinity are causing the citizens to think that local talent is at work. honors in. last night's drill work, after two hours of interesting competition, This was the third of the drill series. PLANS READY FOR FOURTH ST. LINE President J. F. Porter Writes Mayor Carlson That Work Will Soon Start. 12,765 VOTERS REGISTER HERE Women Outnumber Men at Polls Yesterday by 300 Majority. DEERE AND COMPANY TAKES THREE STRAIGHT CONTESTS I The Deere & Co. bowling five of the Manufacturers Bowling league took : three stralcht games last night from the Barnard & licas team, the scores I hAlni. ?ZX In SIT. Tit tn fi4rt nnrt KT.7 to 7.95. The Root & Van Dervoort team took two cut of three from the Sech Ier Carriage company. A total of 12,765 voters have regis tered in Moline counting those who registered a week; ago yesterday ana those f yesterday. Of this number, 5.104 were women and 7.6C1 were men. Yesterday the women outnumbered tho men at the polls, a total of 1,552 registering, against 1.246 men. Mayor M. R. Carlson of this city is in receipt of a letter rom President J. F. Porter of the Trl-City Railway company which states that plans for the Fourth street car line are now ready for submission to the contract ors, and that work will probaly start within the next couple of weeks. As announced before the new line will traverse Fourth street and will connect with the stub constructed last fall on Seventh street south of Eigh teenth avenue, thereby affording a sat isfactory mode of travel for the West Bluff inhabitants to the business cen ter of the city. LARGE ADDITION TO LOCAL PLANT Moline Plow Company's New Eight Story Structure Will Add Five Acres of Floor. , CITY BEAUTIFUL MEETING PLANNED East Moline Citizens to Gather I . in Commercial Club Rooms Tomorrow Night. A big meeting of the citizens of East Moline. with an object of making the city, a center of civic beauty. Is being planned for tomorrow night in the rooms of the Commercial club, and Mr. Fogelsong, director of landscape gardening of the University of Illinois, will be the chief speaker. Mr. Fogel- eong will point out methods, show the citizens how to conduct contests and instruct them in the careful care of the gardens, front and back .yards and other points which may come under this head. Plans are under way to hold a num ber of similar meetings in the near future. Fifteen hundred entrance cards to contestants for prizes have been prepared b ythe Woman's Civic league of East Moline, and are being distributed throughout the city. Al most every property owner in the city has signified his or her intention of entering the contest. To keep the scissors flying in our busy silk section Thursday, your store will sell yard wide, all silk shirting stripes for only 65c a yard. These tub silks are good for wear from January to December and especially appropri ate when the mercury begins to rise. Ever so large a variety of different colored stripes on white grounds. Usual price on this quality is $1.00, Thurs day all day, the price per yard is 65c. SCHOOL OF INSTRUCTION TEACHES VOTING METHOD The Belgian-American club, at a spe cial meeting recently, held a school of instruction on the proper method of is now at work on the building, and It Five acres of floor space will be added to the Moline Plow company's plant when the new eight-story struct ure being erected next the main build ing at the foot of Fourteenth street is completed. A force of almost 75 men voting. Many men and women who have only recently been natural ized as citizens of the United States attended the school. OBITUARY EECOED William Schwenker. Funeral services for the late Wil liam Schwenker, who passed away at Oakland, Cal. Mrs. Archer C. Drown, tried for the murder of her husband, was acquitted by a jury on the ground that the was insane when the crime was committed. Drown was a son of a judge. LOCAL COMPANY WINNER. Defeats Rock Island Militia in Drill Work by Unanimous Verdict. Judges for the competitive drill be tween Company F of Moline and Com- psny A of Rock Island wera unanimous in warding the Moline company the i is being pushed to completion. Officials of the plant expect to have tiie new addition entirely completed and ready for occupancy some time during May. Three floors will be used for manufacturing purposes and the remaining five for storage. The new building will greatly relieve the con gestion in other parts of the plant, which has of late years resulted from the rapid growth of the concern. The contract for the building was !t Alio f?1 1Q13 onH th. xi-nrlr ia trv I lng through at a record breaking rate. TOO MUCH DRINK CAUSES DOWNFALL OF SILVIS MAN A night In jail, a "morning after" headache, the loss of a day's wages and a fine of $3.05 failed to convince William Kohl, 549 Eighteenth street, that the city should be dry. It did, however, cause him to swear off on the use of alcoholic beverages. Kohl is employed at the Silvis shops and was taken into custody last night In a downtown street, intoxicated. Ha offered battle to the officer and any other pugnacious person who cared to meet him. but after some trouble he was landed in jail. This morning he promised Justice Entrikin that he would quit the booze and was fined $3.05. Montgomery, Ala. Governor O'Neal was cleared by a grand jury report of connection with the defalcations of Theo Lacy, convicted of embezzling $5,000 of state funds. Lacy was chief clerk of the state convict department. He was alleged to have taken $100,- 000. Recently he charged that he gave the governor $21,000. DEAD SEA WATER. Its Density is Mere Than Double That ef the Red Sea. The Dead sea contains 23 per cent of solid matter and Is balk for bulk heavier than the human body. Many believe that It Is Impossible to swim in this sen, and even In Jernsa lom ridiculous fables are told as to th impossibility of bathing there and that no animals or vegetation can exist near Its shores. So far as swimming Is concerned. the excessive buoyancy of the water simply renders It difllcnlt to mako much headway, but a swim Is both feasible and enjoyable. Care should be taken, however, not to let the water get Into the eyes. Indeed, did Palestine belong to any power bat Turkey probably the north ern shore of the Dead sea would be a popular bathing station. No doubt the chloride of magnesia which enters so argely into the composition of the water would be found to have medici nal and curative properties. Perhaps a better idea of the density of the water of this Inland sea may be realized from the following statis tics: In a ton of water from the Cas pian sea there are eleven pounds of salt; In the Baltic, eighteen pounds; In the Black sea. twenty-sir "pounds; in the Atlantic, thirty-one pounds; in the English channel, seventy-two .pounds; in " the Mediterranean. eighty-firs pounds; in the Red sea. ninety-three pounds; in the Dead sea, 137 pounds. World's Work. A Regular Attendant As the new minister of the Tillage was on his way to evening service be met a rising young man of the place whom he was anxious to have become a member of his church. "Good evening, my young friend." he said solemnly. "Do you ever at tend a place of worship?-' "Yes, indeed, sir, regularly every Sunday night," replied the young W low with a smile. "I'm on my way to see her now." Metropolitan Magazine. All the news all the time The Argus CoGkroaohes SHOULD BE KILLED At the first sign of the repulsive cockroach or waterbug, get a box of the genuine Steams' Electric Rat and Roach Paste and use it ac cording to directions; and in the morning yon can sweep up a panful of dead cockroaches. Ready for use; no mixing. Doc not blow into the food like powders. Directions In 15 tangnare In giei y packac. Two sizes: 25c and 11.00. Sold by retailers everywhere, -; ANNOUNCING ! YOUNG & McCOMBS! ill! 1 9 Baby Week! April 2, 3 and 4 Baby's Picture $7tZ FREE Mounted on a Neat Calendar ON THESE THREE DAYS Mr. Smith, the local photographer, will be at the store from 1:00 to 4:00 p. m. to take the pictures of all the baby visitors. Every nurse, doctor and mother should be inter ested in this most scientific and valuable DEMONSTRATION ! Miss Lang, trained nurse, will explain The Vanta Diaper SlaaiSSiia-SJBiasljaaSSSBBSSSBSB SilsalalatatatatataaaatlsataatatassatataBtaV SSSSSSSSlSBeaeMeMafaleMetetete-JtSBaleleleMeW and how it has revolutionized the methods and materials used by mothers and nurses. An ounce of preventation is worth a pound of cure," they say, and so it is a good thing to prevent the pos- siDimy or Diooa poison due to a broken VDutton or pin. Besides the photograph we will give Ministers Found in Ranks of . Ulster Volunteers FREE A Pattern of the Pinless-Buttonless Diaper fy. v :f . V :" v t v?5 1 1& iks b Suli s-'f The New Typewriter Oliver no. W AJNJNOUJNCIS AN AMAZING MODEL The Oliver No. 7 a typewriter of superexcellence, with auto matic devices and refinements that mark the zenith of typewriter progress. A marvel of beauty, speed and easy action. Typewriting; efficiency raised to the nth power. The OLIVER No. 7 embodies all previous Oliver innovations and new self-acting devices never before seen on any typewrit er. A leap in advance which places The Oliver ten years ahead of its time. So smooth in action, so light to the touch, so easy to run, that experts are amazed. A model that means to the typist delightful ease of operation. A model that means a higher standard of typewriting, long er and better service. The No. 7 is now on exhibit and sale at all Oliver Branches and Agencies throughout the United States. onderful boon to mother! and their babies. The scientific diaper without pins or buttons without bulxiness yet with extra thicknesses whrre needed. ' v And our nurse will show you how to dress your baby from "top to toe", without a PIN or a BUTTON Come see this new my to make your baby comfortable mnd happy the PuUM and Buttonles) way recommended ty physician and nunea. Our experienced obstetrical tiurtc, in charge of this demonstration, will explain every feature to you tliis tuartiral way to drees your baby without pins er button and without having to tarm baby over ia dressing it. FREE complete pattern of Pinleas, Button! ess Diaper will be fir ca to you at the demonstration. THE STORE FOR ALL THE PEOPLE W0UNG & nJcC0MBS In the grounds of the Duke of Abereorn's residence st Newton Stewart; men of the Ulster volunteer force st maneuvers a motorcar has to halt for them. THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY See Our Display In the Eaat Window Belfast. Ireland. April 1. While the strength of the opposition to home rule in Ulster waa not appreciated in England until very recently. th(ee who hare closely watched develop ments In north Ireland during the past year are not surprised at the pres ent warlike attitude of the men of Ul ster. Although there has been perfect peace In Ulster, signs of great unrest have not been lacking to those who have eyes to see. The observant traveler In north Ireland has perceived what has been efoot vthen at sundown he has en countered a troop of horse drilling by the quiet shores of Lough Erne; when he has met a plain-clothes battalion, headed by the Union Jack, and follow, ed by a detachment of nurses, march ing with military precision through the wide streets of such a town as I.urgan: when be has entered some sheltered demesne, and discovered In the ancient park a soldierly camp and riflemen practicing the attack; when ;n a Saturday afternoon he has found tne villages astir, and the narrow lanes thronged with volunteers of grimly serious aspect; when he has noted the special trains crowded with men bound for some "review," and here and there one of the little band or hard-bitten retired officers who really control the organization and keep it in hand. To one who has seen these things, there' can be no doubt left that Protestant Ulster means what It says that It is willing to fight the vlmle nill'ary power of Creat Britain before It will submit to home rule. Although the men of Ulster have organized and equipped a powerful army of 120.000 men, none of thee people 'real?; expect to wla by ;heir own, unaii-il strength should It ev r come to fighting. They organize and they drill,, but they do not believe the English people will' ever permit the army to shoot them down. The bitter opposition on the part of UUter Protestants to Irish home rule can hardly be Imagined by one who has not been on the ground and seen vivid, proofs. Men of wealth and posi tion as well as those In the humbler walks of life, have sworn that they will die before they will submit to home rule. In the ranks of the Ulster vp'.un teers one may see Church of Ireland clergymen drilling with rifles side by Bide with Presbyterian ministers. They are the descendants of Scotch and English forbears who came to this country generations ago. "While the Unionists of north Ire land have been nrenarinar for war. it is not to be thought that the National. Ists have been idle. They have never permitted the home rule saltation to die down In any corner of Ireland. They differ from the Unionists in that ISav are not so militant. Thv moved by the thought that the dream of many years Is approaching realiza tion at last. These people are decid edly In the majority in Ireland. T later Is wiilina- that the other nrnv. luces of Ireland shall have home rule, providing Ulster remains under the Imperial parliament. Perhaps this will be the ultimate solution of the problem, The new model has more improve ments, refinements and new uses than we can even enumerate here. The "cushioned keyboard" with "an- chor keys" and the new automatic features mean less work for the handM less strain on the eyes, less manual and mental effort. 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