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THE KOCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATU11DAY. APRIL 11, U)U.
ILLINOIS CLAIMS OLDEST VETERAN John Crawford of Mendon Cele brates His Centennial Birth day With Reunion. E STATE DRYS AID NATIONAL BATTLE Leaders of Movetnent for Con stitutional Prohibition Amend ment Rejoice. Wabash Wreck in Indiana is Being Investigated Washing and Ironing IS OUR BUSINESS, and wc can say truthfully "WE UNDERSTAND O U R' BUSINESS TFIOR. OUGI1LY." The Man with a shirt and a couple of collars which he wants in a hurry- ENLISTS ALTHOUGH FIFTY SEE A SPUR ON CONGRESS ! t ' i .VI 1 4 t f - I .r. i ' i J :: Hi I i. S I 1 n i! Believe Illinois Victory Will Hiv Effect on Hearings Set for the Coming Week. r Washington, D. C. April 11. la put ting 1,000 saloons out of business in celebration and acquiring suffrage, the women of Il'.inois have given a tre mendous Impetus to the cause of na tional prohibition. With hearings on the Sheppard and Hobson prohibition resolutions, sched uled to take plart- next week before committees of the senate and house of representatives, leaders of the "dry" contingent todav asserted that the achievement of the Illinois women has assured perlou consideration of the question by this coniri'BS. ' The drys are jubilant over the ac quisition of additional prohibition ter ritory In Illinois and are looking for ward confidently to more gains in that state at the elections a fortnight ,hence. T.ie wets are correspondingly depressed and are preparing for a bit ter struggle with the temperance forces in congress. Leaders Study Map. At the headquarters of the Anti-Saloon League of America, adjoining the capitol grounds, a map of dry and wet territory before and after the Tues day election was given close study to day. In looking at that map the league officers, who have been dealing with congress for years, see not so many counties, but so many congressional districts, going "dry." As a result of this week's election they look for greatly increased support from the Illi nois delegation in congress. Two Illinois congressmen now rep resent districts without a single sa loon, according to the new map. They are Bore hers of the Nineteenth dis trict and Fowler of the Twenty-fourtii districts both democrats. They are counted on to support tne proposed pro hibition amendment to the constitu tion. . Illinois will figure conspicuously in the hearings on the prohibition amend ment resolution next week. The house Judiciary committee will hear argu ments on the Hobson resolution Wed nesday. The following day a subcom mittee of the senate Judiciary commit tee will hear arguments on the Shep pard resolution. Ignores Order cf Court. Ottawa. 111.. April 11. John Dil'.on. town clerk of La Salie. cited to appear yesterday before Judge William Haw thorne to show cause why he should not be adjudged in contempt of court for failing to place the local option question on the ballot in Tuesday's It's Health It :T7aS Of DSD IS - n ccicaATKO E STOMACHS 0! Spring Wall Paper In the Spring a young1 man's fancy gently turns to thoughts of love, but the house-keepers thoughts usually turn to Newr Wall Papers. Call and see our line. We can the cheapest to the most expensive. Estimates furnished on all kinds end paper hanging. P. J. 1203 Third Ave. An InTestigation is now in progress to determine who was responsible for the Wabash express wreck Mon day in the Wabash river, near Attica, Ind. Three persons were killed and nearly forty Injured. The wreck was remarkable for the fact that the train was proceeding slowly and under the watchful .eyes of railroad officials and members of the wrecking crew. Damage to the bridge in a previous wreck had been .epalred and the structure was pronounced safe by the road superintendent. election, ignored the court's order and did not appear. No action wag taken by Judgo Haw- tborne. The case is expected to be transferred to the appellate court. Dillon was ordered by a mandamus writ to put the question on the ballot, but obeyed instead a supersedeas is sued by Justice Charles Craig of tlie state supreme court. The "drys" as sert that Justice Craig was without Jur isdiction and declare that the fight is only begun. "Dry" Town Nearly Bankrupt. JoHet, 111., April 11. Because the city revenue was seriously cut by tha dry victory. Minooka, in Grundy coun ty. h dispensed with street lights, police and city attorney. It is under stood the city treasurer must serve without pay. After refunding tho li cense money already received for thg remainder of the year it was deciared that 1450 remained In the treasury to meet all city expenses until the next tax collection is made. Lock port. 111.. April 11. The police force was discharged yesterday as a result of the curtailment of the city's revenue through the vote Tuesday, which barred the saloons. A contest of the election was discussed by liquor dealers and their friends. The point raised was an attack on the validity of the vote on the ground that the "wet" and "dry" proposition was im properly printed on the same ballot with the township officers' names. NOTICE. The annual meeting of the stock holders of Rock Island Savings Bank for the election of nine (9) Directors for one year, will be held at the Bank ing House of said Bank in the city of Rock Island, 111., on Monday, April 13, 1914. between the hours of 10:00 and 12:00 o'clock A. M. A. J. L1XDSTROM. Cashier. Rock Island. III.. April 3. 1914. (Adv.) That Counts It is the duty of eve ry body to keep healthy, but this is im possible if the Stomach is weak, Liver lazy and Bowels constipated. An impaired diges tion soon affects the oth er functions of the body and to remedy this con dition vou should trv M HOSTETTER'S STOMACH BITTERS assists digestion. keeDS the liver active and is a real safe guard against Poor Appetite. In digestion, Dyspepsia. Headache, Constipation. Biliousness and Malaria. . ' To Protect Health Insist on Hostetter's hi supply from of pointing: LEE Rock Island Wreck on Wabash road near Attica. DAY IN DAVENPORT $3,342 Machinery Bought by County Purchase of $3,342 worth of road machinery for the improvement of the thoroughfares of Scott county was voted at a meeting of the county board of supervisors. The machinery pur chased consists of a tractor, a leveler and a grader. The tractor is bought of the InternaUonal Harvester company at a cost of $2,517.50. the leveler from the Western Boiler Pipe company of Illinois for $600 and the grader from the same company at a cost of $225. All of the machinery purchased was given the hardest kind of a test on the river-to-river road one mile north of Walcott, the test lasting for two days. Wednesday and Thursday. The road was in poor condition with center low er than the sides for a considerable dis tance. In addition there was from one to six inches of frost with which to contend. The board of supervisors and County Engineer Malloy were present at the demonstration, which was at tended by over 100 farmers. The In ternational Harvester company ma chinery was demonstrated by J. More house and that of the Western Boiler Pipe company by H. E. Miller. Bricks Are N. C. Say Aldermen Old fashioned brick sidewalks in the busi ness district of the city of Davenport must go. They're out of style and will not be tolerated by the council. Side walk Inspector William Munchratu and Clerk of Board of Public Works Fred Friedholdt, are now preparing a list of properties with a view to con demning the brick sidewalks. Mr. Friedholdt estimates that approximate ly two miles of the old walk will have to be replaced by concrete, at a cost of $5,000. Workman Falls 30 Feet Losing his balance while walking on a six-inch strip of scantling 30 feet above the floor of the Davenport Foundry and Machine company plant, Christopher Schneider crashed to the floor, break ing his right leg in two places, bruis ing his body and gashing his face to the bone. He was taken to his home, 524 North Lincoln avenue in the city ambulance. Physicians stated that no Internal injuries had yet developed. Schneider was employed by the found ry as a painter. He was painting the Iron work and when he attenipte! to walk across the frail and narrow bridge to an adjoining beam, he be came dizzy, whirled, and with a shriek of fear dropped from the scaffold. Four Building Permits Issued Two garages and two dwelling houses are to be added to Davenport's colony of new buildings. Permits were issved to Henry Struck and Frits Voss for $300 garages. The former is to be lo cated at 1026 West Fifteenth street and the latter at 2109 West Third street. W. Giecen expects to erect a two-story frame dwelling at Sturde vant and Florence lane at a cost of $2,400 and Gustav Anderson will erect a 1Y3 story frame dwelling at 1142 East Locust street at a cost of $1,500. Police Not Loafing Members of the Davenport police force have not been loafing on the Job during the past year I according to statistics incorporated in ! Chief Sen ram a annual report, which show that 2.492 arrests were made in tne i months endings March 31. Of these 1,372 were state and 1,120 city cases. In the state section, the disci ples of the grape take first prize, 496 intoxicated Individuals being taken In to custody. Of the city law breakers. ! peace disturbers carry every precinct wun a grand total of 617 arrests. There was but one murder, the Barn ard affair, in which colored people w-ere Involved. Reward for Incendiary A price has been suspended over the heads of the incendiaries of the Duggleby meat market fire Thursday morning by Mrs. Henry Niels, the owner of the build ing, who announced she would pay $100 for the arrest and convIcUon of the firebugs. The local police are still working on the case and developments are expected within 24 hours. Advices from Des Moines received by Chief Denger this afternoon are to the effect that Ole E. Roe, state Are marshal will arrive tonight or tomorrow and upon his arrival arrests are expected. Jury In Record Time A new record for returning a verdict in Scott couuty was established, when it took the jury exactly one minute and a half to award G. A. Koenter $20 damages from the Trl City Grocers' association ; Ind. In Justice of the Peace Phil Daum's court. Llcesed to Wed Harrison H. Tark er of Chicago, and Cora Hicks of Ke wanee. Obituary Record John F. Kraege, 74 years old, died at the family resi dence, 1512 Lombard street, after a lingering illness of over two years' duration. Deceased was born July 2, 1839, In Bromberg. Germany. He was married to Miss Marie Powelsock at Oshkosh. in the year 1869. She sur vives him. He is also survived by two children, John C. Kraege. residing on a farm near Eldridge, and Miss Addie Kraege, at home, and three sisters, Mrs. M. Itadke of Oshkosh, Mrs. Fred Gebauer of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. J. Carthouser of Berlin, Wis. He had been a resident of Davenport for over 25 years. A paralytic stroke suffered two weeks ago and followed by a. more se vere, one caused the death of Hans Voege, 73 years old. at his home, 312 Warren street. He had been-a janitor of the Harriso nschool for 12 years. Deecased was born July 15, 1840, in Schoenberg, Schleswig, Holstein, Ger many. In the year 1860 he came to America and to Davenport. He has since made this city his home. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaretha Voege, a daughter, Mrs. Anna Stolten berg. a step son. Hans Speth and a brother, Henry Viege. , Henry llaak. 77 years old, died at the family residence. 625 Warren street, after a brief illness. He was born Feb. 28, 1837. in Elmshorn, Hol stein, Germany. He was married to Miss Dorothea Scl'chting June 19, 1859. and came shortly afterward to the United States. On landing at New York City, Mr. and Mrs. Haak came directly to Davenport .since making this city their home. There survive to mourn his death four daughters, Mrs. Mary Mohr, Mrs. Alvina Busch, Mrs. Amelia Flemming and. Mrs. Dora High ly, a brother, Ferdinand Haak, and a sister. Mrs. Mary Witt. Gustave Froelich. -a former Daven port resident, died at the Rockford sanitarium after a brief illness. Mr. Froelich was born in the rear 1S70 in Germany. Twenty-three years ago he came to the United States, and to Dav enport, residing here until 1907. At that time he removed to Chicago since WAS MISERABLE COULDN'T STAND Testifies She Was Restored to Health by Lydia E. Pinkhams Vegetable Compound. Lackawanna, N. Y. "After my first child was born I felt very miserable and could not stand on my feet. My sister-in-law wished me to try Lydia E. Pink ham's Ve g e t a b I e Compound and my nerves became firm, appetite good, step elastic, and I lost that weak, tired feeling. That was six years ago and I have had three fine healthy children since. For female trou bles I always take Lydia E. Pinkham'a Vegetable Compound and it works like a charm. I do all my own work. "Mrs. A. F. Kreamer, 1574 Electric Avenue, Lackawanna, N. Y. The success of Lydia E. Tinkham's Vegetable Compound, made from roots and herbs, is unparalleled. It may be used with perfect confidence by women who suffer from displacements, inflam mation,ulceration,tumors,irregularities, periodic pains, backache, bearing-down feeling.flatulency.indigestion, dizziness, or nervous prostration. Lydia E. Pink ham's Vegetable Compound is the stan dard remedy for female ills. Women who suffer from those dis tressing ills peculiar to their sex should be convinced of the ability of Lydia E. Pink ham's Vegetable Compound to re store their health by the many genuino and truthful testimonials we are con stantly publishing in the newspapers. If yon want special advice write to Lydia K. Pinkfanm Medicine Co. (con IN dentist) Lynn, Mass. Your letter will beopeued, rend and answered by a woman and held la strict confidence. Advcj Usepiect. mm Fete at Home Sees Assembled Repre sentatives of Five Generations 42 Descendants. Mendon, 111.. April 11. The attain ment of a centennial birthaay is rare enough to attract wide' attention, even If it were not acompanied by such spe cial features of Interest as this thriv ing community claims for its oldest in habitant, Uncle John Crawford, who celebrated his one hundredth birthday anniversary today. It is believed he Is the oldest sur viving veteran of the civil war. If there are any older his friends have yet to hear of them. John Crawford was born in County Cavan. Ireland, April 10, 1814. His family and several others together came to Mendon from the same part of Ireland. He has lived here ever since, taking his part In the life of the place as a worthy and industrious cit izen. Soon after the beginning of the civil war Mr. Crawford made application for enlistment in one of the volunteer companies then organising, but was refused on account of his age, he then being 47. Toward the close of the war the gov ernment became less scrutinizing and when the One Hunndred and Fifty- first Illinois regiment was being or gani'ed in response to the ca.ll of Dec. 19. 1864, Mr. Crawford had little diffi culty in enlisting in company E, which was recruited in the latter part of February. 1865. He had to give his age as 45 in order to be admitted, al though he was nearly 51. Is In' Fair Health. The One Hundredth and Fifty-first regiment was ordered soxith, but ar rived too late to engage in fighting. It saw some skirmishes and did service cn picket duty and scouting. It was mustered out Feb. S, 1866. Mr. Craw ford is a pensioner, but before he could get his pension papers he was obliged to correct the error as to his age, as probably thousands of others have had to do who entered the civil war toward the last, both of those who entered under as well as over the legal age. Uncle John remains in fair health and has possession of all his faculties. Mr. Crawford's wife, though younger than he by several years, died about twenty years ago. There were born to this couple ten children, of whon: eight are living; there were twenty- four grandchildren, of whom all but but three are living, and there are twelvt great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild, a little girl 2 years old. living in Cyrene, Mo. There have been forty-seven descendents, of whom forty-two are living. There were representatives of each generation of Mr. Crawford's posterity present at the celebration. The venerable patriarch received many calls, messages, letters, and presents from the people of Mendon and of Adams county and elsewhere. then residing there. A sister, Miss Jennie Froelich, of Davenport, is the only survivor. Funeral services will I alie p,ace al lu CIOCk Sunday morn- ln rrom u,e Boles cnapel, with inter ment in Mt. Nebo cemetery. H. N. Boy. father of Nick and Frank Boy of this city, died at his home in Leafenporth, Kas., according to dis pathes received by the two sons this morning. Mr. Boy was past 70 years of age at the time of his death. JOY II Bob Willits was a Monmouth visi tor Wednesday. Fred Thornhlll made a business trip to Itock Island the first of the week. M-s. Harry Epperly and Mrs. Jen nie Siierer were in Aledo Wednesday. Mrs. X. E. Hudson were in Aledo Wednesday, the guests of friends. Mrs. Will Reynolds and children went to Galva Tuesday to visit friends. C. A. Olson left Tuesday for Cold water, Kan., where he will spend the 8iuo!iier on his farm. Harry Arnott and Otis Noble have established a new garage in the Ellas Wlilits building. Mrs. Sarah Swanson of Keithsburg came this morning to visit her mother, Mrs. M. C. Woods. Mrs. John Becker and children re turned to their home In Preemption Wednesday. J. S. Rader accompan ied them as far as Galva. Mrs. Georga Cunningham, daugh ter Ruth. Mrs. J. W. Sheere. Miss Marie Small, Miss Dorothy Crapnell. Mrs. Riggs, Mrs. A. E. Reld. Mrs. J. H. Crane. Mrs. M. K. Brldgford and Mrs. R. W. Willits were In Aledo Tuesday. Arthur Robinson is serving on the gra-.d jury thin week In Aledo. I!ev. .. O. Jones made a short business tno to Chicago the first of the week. Mrs. M. F. Morrow and Mrs. George Morroro were in Aledo Tuesday. Mrs. J. H. Crane and daughter. Miss Helen were shopping in Davenport Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Sol Muoiney were Aledo visitors Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Campbell, Rolf Campbell and Everett Boruff were In Burlington Monday night to see the play "Ben Hur." Mrs. Nora Ryan. Emma Johnson and Maggio BIgwood were shopping in the tri-eltlea Saturday. Mrs. orraond Hutchins and two children of Warsaw came Friday toi The Girl- with delicate, expensive waists, laces, etc., that need laundering The Matron with a big family washing on her hands Y JUST TELEPHONE DAVENPORT 227. Our Wagon will call for, and return your work and we guarantee you absolute satisfaction in every detail. Our Wagons Cover Rock Island Daily.. make an extended visit with Mrs. Hutchins. Miss Hazel Noble visited from Tuesday till Thursday at the" home of her grandfather, J. H. Fisher. Mrs. Helen Hesse, Mrs. Mary Wil lits and Mrs. Fred Poland visited with Mrs. Earl Hitchcock, in Aledo Wednesday. ' (Mrs. Butler of Keithsburg came Wednesday to spend a few days with her mother, Mrs. Mitchell. II AGRICULTURAL BOOKS. s At the annual meeting of the board of directors of the Illinois Farmers' institute, the committee on agricul tural books reported, recommending that a few more books be added to the list of those already approved by the committee. The spirit of inquiry along all agri cultural lines is so active and the flood of farm literature that is being published in consequence is so great that in response to the demand for information as to that which is re liable, the committee examines all new books on agriculture and finds many that are of doubtful and indifferent character, some positively bad, from a scientific standpoint, while others are true, scientific, easily understood, and are applicable to Illinois condi tions. The list of books recommended, and their authors follow: "Adventures in Contentment." David Grayson. "Bacteria in Relation to Country Life." Lipman. "Beginnings in Animal Husbandry." Plumb. "Beef Production." Mumford. "Co-operation in Agriculture" Pow ell. "Economics of Forestry." Fernow. "Farm Management." Warren. "Farm Manures." Thorne. "Feeds and Feeding." Henry. "Farm Structures." Ekblaw. "Home and School Gardens." Mei er. "New Lives for Old." Carleton. "One Way Out" Carleton. "Our Insect Friends and Enemies." Smith. "Principles of Rural Economics." Carver. "Soil Fertility and Permanent Agri culture." Hopkins. "Soil Book." F. I. Mann. "The Challenge of Our Country." Fiske. "The Granger Movement." Buck. "The Story of The Soil." Hopkins. The Business of Home Making devolves largely upon the housewife. Xo one knows better than she the value of money ior emergencies and opportunities in the household Every wife and mother should have a sav ings banks account in her own name. Knowing the necessity of building up a reserve fund, she will find ways of doing it if given the opportun ity. At the German Trust & Savings Bank she will get safety and 4 compound interest for her nioncv. German Trust & Savings Bank ROCK ISLAND. ILLINOIS "Types and Breeds of Farm Anl mals." Plumb. All first class booksellers can sap. ply copies of these books on short Lnotice. Illinois Farmer's InstitnU Bulletin. Prevents Grip Cures Grip. LAXATIVE BROMO QUINTXE re moves the cause. There is only on "BROMO QUIXIXE." Look for tlgmv ture of E. W. GROVE; 25c (Adv.) Three Months Free. Subscriptions to Indian River Firm er, for truckers, fruit growers, general farmers and folks who want to knew about Florida. Address Indian Eire Farmer, Vero. Fla. (Adv.) BAD STOMACH? ONE DOSE of Mayrs Wonderful Stomadi Remedy Should Convince too Tfeat 1017 Suffering Is Unnecessary. Racommandad for Chronic I ndl and Stomach. Uvar ma late . tlnal Ailmants. Thoosands of people, some right in J Inculitv. have taken Mayr iWonderfnlStmman Kimmjy for Stomach. Ltvmr mnd lnttmti AUmmntm. Dympwia. Prmttar of thm Heart. Soar Stomach. Dutrtt nr. JVmaiMM. Oim. a'""", f Stck Hmadachc. Conrntipatiom. " "L ate. and are praising and recommenara hiKhljr to others so that the v may also Vg joys of livinit. Mayr'm WondmrM "?" Rammdy is the best and most wdelyk"? Remedy for the above ailments. Ask JrT Bist for a bottle today. Put it to a test-eM noma convince, n i v - , properties and i's eilects are suite ct,u""JJVJ acts on tne source ami -. .--, ailments and in most ca;es brinri quKkr and permanent results. This h.ahlr "fJJJ Kemtay nj oeen lanen lit people, and those in all walks of I lite. m them Members of Congress. JJJZ Supreme Court. Educators. Ly 'SfJS Hankers, uoctors. uni;w. , turers. Priests. Ministers. Farmed, wii"" Denerit ana it snouia o ' "'r:T- your cnae. Send for free i valujble bleJ. Stomach Aliments to um. ... -' -S Chemist. 1S-15 Whi-nc strt. Cfijj J For al In -Socle Zrl lh Croaa pharmacy. F. D. O. '.u.t. 1st, Fourth avenue and treet. lAdv.) x. -a