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TIIK HOCK ISLAND AltGUS, SATURDAY. APRIL 11, 1014.
i It 11,000,000 aYear MOLINE S SECTION OF THE ARGUS Day's News Happenings in Rock Island's Sister City Saved for Women of America II I s: I f i . 1 ' It, ; 1 1 i 1 1 f ' ! : i . . t I i 3 i 1:1 in i! 1 I i : I '!;' f l ! M'? M I'M t CLEANUP WEEK IS STARTED IN CITY I; Mcline and East Moline In augurate New System of Creating a City Beautiful. CITIZENS TO COOPERATE Alley and Streets to Be Cleared of Garbage and Dirt New Coilec- 1 tion Wagon for Bluff. 0T:c!al r:oan-uii week f r Moline And East .Mcline wa.-t inaugurated t iay. and with it a new system of city beautifying. Kast Moline's major an nounced a few day. azo that clean-up week In that city would start April IN but a change in tiie date was mmie aid work was begun today, continuing In both cities until next Saturday. The co-operation of a:i citizen is desired to cle3r alleys and streets of every fern of rubbish. a:id thus expedite tbe work of the city cleaning depart ment. New Wagon for Bluff. Commissioner K. I.. F.astman has provided a sixth parbase collection wagon for the residents of the bluff district, and the annual collection of dirt and garba.ee wi'.l commence there on or about the first of May. I:ring the past year the Foutheast ana soutu chorions of the bluff have expe rienced remarkable growth and the extra wagon has become a necessity to Insure proper service. thirteeOake shrine degree Special Car Conveys Moline and Rock Island Members to Peoria. Thirteen Moline members of the Mystic Shriners journeyed to Peoria veJterday in company with the rihrin ers from Rock Island, and took the degree at the spring ceremonial held in the Mohammed temple there. The usual parade of the order held at the annual ceremonial was not held yes terday.' owing to the fact that it was Good Friday. The work of con ferring the degrees commenced at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, and was com pleted in the evening. , Following are the Moline candidates who took the Shrine degree: Arthur Allen. Dr. Merton Bisant. Harry Olde fest. John Iang. Harry Sward, Frank Schrader. Harry Eindq rij. Harry Ran tcm, Thomas Marshal!. W. I-. Clark. R. If. Doticlas. Irvan Irvin-? and M. A. Cook. LINCOLN QUALIFIES DOZEN ' s Preliminary Meet to Grade School Event Held in V. M. C. A. Gym. j Lincoln school qualified 12 c.intr: t-1 onts for the grade scl.'jol athletic mM to be held under Y. M. C. A. auspices April 24. There are 4 5 boys now en tered from five schools, four other. schools having completed their pre liminaries' beside Lincoln. The meet will be an Indoor affair and practically every stunt stased :n the larger college niccts ill be car ried out. USES HIS MOTHER'S CREDIT.' - Carrey McGoverrTs Thirst for Liquor Overcomes His Judgment. Barney McGovern, hose home is on Eighth street near Third avenue, und who is 40 year!! of age, will spend 10 days in the county jail because lie purchased goods at a local store, had them charged to his mother. sold ' them for cash much below their value and then went out and got drunk on j th proceeds of his operations. I He purchased two faucets at a hard "BLACK IIAWK" CYCLES All New Stock MOTOR $235.00 Black Hawk Motorcycles for $150.00 S8.50 28x2?4 Goodyear Tires Studded Casings for. . . 5.75 $2.25 28x23 Goodyear Tires, Inner for 1.25 Other accessories at nck bottom prices. Unheard of Values in Machine Tools. Mack Hawk Motorcycle rcanlcd iy experts to he greatest single cylinder motorcycle ever produced. ESflack Mawic Motor C ! I TELEPHONE l y E. I. 1892. ware rtore and went to a second hand dealer w here he sold them below cost. The dealer was Mispii ioua and noti- .... . . 1 I .. tied t:i poller. v n n arriMi-u iovcrn was intoxicated, and as his mother did cot prefer a charge against him this morning he was feiii up for ! disorderly conduc t. Hi mother testl ' i d that site recently purchased a !p:.ir cr sIkwm for her .-on. and that he ! sold them iu order to raise money for ' li-iuor. i COMMISSION FORM SUBJECT OF TALK Moline Mayor Will Address Monmouth Club cn Subject of Government for City . Mayor M. K. Carlson w ill address the Monmouth Commercial club Mon day evening on a subject which has gained for him a state wide reputation. "The Commission Form of City Gov ernment." Mr. Carlson is a strong advocate of this form of city govern ment and as president of the Illinois association of commission form cities the local executive is probably better post-d on the subject than any- other man in the senate. He recently) delivered an address in Bloomington. which it is said, had more to do with ; swinging a big majority at the elec-i tion there last Tuesday in favor ofj this form, than anything else. j Monmouth is discussing the advis-; ability of adopting this form of gov ernment and has sent for Mr. Carl son to explain its good qualities. OPPENHEIMER ARRANGES GRADE SCHOOL TOURNEY Adolph Oppenheimer. supervisor of nlit-sir-nl tr.iininir of the Moline public i schools, has decided to hold a baseball ! tournament this spring for the boys of the grade schools, and a captain ball ' tournament for the cirls. The boys will play on Saturday afternoons .while the girl.s play on Friday after school has closed. Pennants will be 'awarded to the winning teams of each. tourney. Six rrade schools have entered each tourney and five series of games will bo played by both the boys and girls. MOLINE DRYS REJOICE; BANQUET TWO LEADERS ' At a meeting of the Uocal Option league held last evening in the Y. M. C. A. the dry forces rejoiced over the victories which their friends In other j parts of the state have experienced, : even though they were beaten in Mo ! l'ne. Rock Island and East Moline. De cision was reached last evening to give the two leaders of the recent cam 1 paicn. George Wood and P. S. Mc ' Glynn, a banquet, on the evening of Friday. Apiii 24. The financial state ' nient of the leatrue show s that all ex ; penses have been cither p;.H or pro- vicb-d for. G.L. BENSON GIVES FLOUR i TO CITY BEAUTIFUL FUND; Accord ijiK t- the opinion of those j ir.tt rested in the city beautiful cam-' paten no.v on iu this :v. morchanis who arc de-irons or a.-: islir.g would do' well to follow the lead made by G. .. ' Benson, a local grocer, who donates a, barrel of flour to the fund for prizes. This will be awarded a. one of the prizes. , JOHNSON FAYS $11. 10 FOR BRUTAL ASSAULT IrI Johnson. T.-l Tventy-ihird street, chprred with a.-',;iiiltin:r Fred Snyder, pool hall proprietor of this city. v. as fined Si and cos's in police court this morning. Tho total amount ed to J11.10 owing to the number of witnesses summoned. Johnson paid , and left court. James To Speak. Professor James of Brown's Busi ness college will speak before the re tail merchants of the city at a meet ing of April 16 in the Commercial club rooms. A supper w ill be served. Belt or Chain Drive 1 1610 First A. W. MITCHELL, Trustee. PrllLLER VACATES; WILL OPEN ROAD Thirteenth Street to Afford NeW Traffic Artery for County Farmers. William Miller, a farmer residing near East Moline. and who has been holding out on vacating the narrow strip of farm land which jet remained before Thirteenth street could be op ened into the city, has flnal'y given his consent to the use of the land for high way purposes. This means that a new traffic artery into East Moline nnd thence to Moline and Rock Island, is afforded farmers of the county residing to the south. Work of grading and fencing In the new highway will soon be started, the outlay required being about $1,500. The road will be 60 feet In w idth. The street will extend from the Bluff road south to Colona avenue. ' POWER COMPANY HOLDS TOP IN BOWLING LEAGUE By winning two out of three games last night from the Root & Vander Voort five of the Manufacturers' Bowl ing league, the Peoples' Power com pany maintained Its comfortable lead. The team has not dropped a series during the season. nd has lost a total of but eight games in 14 three game contests. The Marseilles team captured two out of three games last n'ght from the Deere & Co. five. Only four more series remain to complete the season's playing sched ule of the league and the pennant now lies between the Moline Plow com- nonr n-hirh hai WOU 23 and lost 9 games, and the Peoples' Power com pany which has won 31 and lost 8 ' games. i KNIFE WIELDER IS LET OFF WITH A STIFF FINE Chester Kelso, colored, was fined $3.70 and costs this morning in po lice court for assault and battery. Kelso was the man who stabbed Miss Isabelle Morgan, also colored, about a week ago. He was first arrested on the charge of attempt to commit mur der, .but by agreement the charge was changed to assault and battery. Miss Morgan is now lying at the city hos pital in serious condition as result 'of the cutting. She refused to state the cause of the quarrel which led to the assault. The case was tried before Magistrate Gustafson. LOCAL PLAYERS PRESENT PROGRAM ATTURNER HALL Several comedies, songs and play lets will be presented by the Art and Friendship, the local Belgian club, un der the direction of Gaston Yeys, in the Turner hall Sunday evening. The icors are to be open at 7:45. Victor Ie Gryzc will play the piano during the entertainment. BASEBALL SEASON OPENS IN PLOW CITY TOMORROW The baseball season opens here to morrow when the Veile company nine meets tho Moline Athletics at Brown ing field. The game is scheduled to begin at 3 o'clock. The Veiles are a salaried team and are expected to make a great showing aniq,Tg the semi-professional teams of t'.ic city tiiis year. BOOST CROSSLEY TO HEAD E. MOLINE SCHOOL BOARD Today is school election day in East Moline. and friends of 11. S. Crossley are boosting for him to head the board. .Mr. Croaslcy is now president of the South Moline board and Is a candi date at the polls today for president of the East Moline board. George Stanage. T. J. Schaffer and C. J. Gar rett are candidates for membership. Henderson Is Training. Kid Henderson of this city, a well known pugilist. Is training for his coming bout with Jack Dolg of Spring Accessories Sell by U. S. Court Avenue, Rock Island, IU. Valley. The battle will take place at Peoria, April 20. at which time Charlie White and Frank Whit ney will feature. Both boys will weight in at 142 pounds. II OBITUARY RECORD II Mary D. Elnfeldt. Mary D. Einfeldt, 1906 Twelfth ave nue, died this morning at 8 o'clock at her home, after a lingering illness due to infirmities. Deceased was born in Germany In 1851, and came to this country with her parents in 1856. Theycame direct ly to Moline. where Mrs. Einfe'dt had since resided. She had lived in the same house for more than 40 years. She was married in 1867 to E. II. Einfeldt, who preceded her to the i grave. j Left to mourn, beside a large circle i of friends, are three children. Arthur H., Mrs. S. A. Larson and Mrs. G. E. Hepburn of this city, one sister, Mrs. Fred Volkman and one brother, F. G. Vierich. Sr.. also of this city. Five grand children also survive. Funeral services will be held Monday after noon at the home at 2:30, with inter ment in Riverside cemetery. FATE OF SHERIFF OSCAR L. BRUNER REST WITH JURY (Continued from Page Five.) Q. Where were you when you sign ed this exhibit? A. Down in my office, in the sher iff's office. Q. Did you swear to It? Mr. Kenworthy: We object to the question as improper cross-examination. The Court: Sustained. Mr. McEniry: Before whom did you sign It? Mr. Kenworthy: We object to that as not proper cross-examination. The Court: The objection is over ruled. ' The Witness: A. Before one of the turnkeys, which ever one it was that brought it over after the fee bill was made up. Mr. McEniry: Do you know Clar ence Isaacson, the deputy county clerk? A. I do. Q. Wasn't he present when you signed it? Mr. Kenworthy: We object to the question as not proper cross-examination. The Court: I think he may answer this question as to whether the deputy clerk was present when he signed it. Answer yes or no. The Witness: Tell me what the date of that is? Mr. McEniry: March 1, 1912. A. No. Q. Didn't you on the 1st day of March, 1912, appear before Clarence Isaacson, deputy clerk of the county court, and swear to the truthfulness of the contents of this exhibit? Mr. Kenworthy: We object to the question is not proper cross-examination. The Court: I think I will sustain the objection. Mr. McEniry: Q. Mr. Bruner, do you know who made this paper out? A. One of the turnkeys. Q. Which one? A. I couldn't say positively. Q. Well, If you don't know which one. how do you know he made it out. A. Well, we know somebody made it out. Q. I am asking you if you know who made it out? A. One of my turnkeys. Q. How do you know that your turn key made it out? A. Because it was brought up to my office by one of the deputies or the turnkeys and delivered to me. Q. . By whom was It brought to your office? A. I don't just remember now which one that one was brought there by. Q. Then you have no recollection now as to the man who made this out or the man who brought it to you? Is that true? A. Well, I don't just remember now which one It was. Q. Who were your turnkeys? A. Mr. Wigers and Mr. Brough, I think at that time, and Mr. Siemon was the deputy in charge. Q. Do you know Mr. Brough's hand writing? A. 1 think I do. Q. I hand you the exhibit S and ask you if it Is not In the hand writing of Mr. Brough, your turnkey? A. To the best of my knowledge that is Mr. Brough's handwritlug. The remainder of the examination had to do with the identification of Brough's signature. FATHER-IN-LAW'S FARM TAKEN FOR CREDITORS Referee In Bankruptcy E. V. Henry at Peoria yesterday, at a hearing on the affairs of Fred Berglund. the bank I rupt Moline dry goods merchant, de cided that the farm of John Johnson, father-in-law of Mr. Berglund, should be taken to apply on the firm's indebt edness. Mr. Johnson, whose home is at Funk, Neb., was Interested in the concern, being its financial backer. He has a farm of 750 acres In Nebraska. IVORY CARVING IN CHINA. Only Six Export Workers In Forty 6hps In Canton. j There are In Canton about forty i hops which make and sell ivory arti- cles. Each store Is small, consisting usually of a showroom open to the street and a back room, whore tbe cut tins Is done. Members of the store also usually work in the showroom. The Industry may be divided Into two itijpes. cutting- and carving. Tusks in; LOCAL DEBATERS CAPTURE HONORS High School Team Wins Home but Loses to Gales burg Speakers. at FOUR POINTS FOR MOHNE Small Crowd Hearc Debate in Local Auditorium Kewanee Stands Second. f Moline high school debaters won the Big Eight championship by taking three points in the affirmative debate held in this city last night and one point in the negative debate at Gales burg, totaling four against Kewanee's three and thus giving this city the title for 1914. The decision of the three judges was unanimous in awarding all three debates to Moline here, while 'the negative team lost two of the three at Galesburg. Following is the final standing of the . three competing schools : School Affirm. Xeg. Pts. Moline 3 1 4 Kewanee 3 0 3 Galesburg 0 2 2 Small Crowd Out. Contrary to exceptions only a small crowd of students turned out last night and only $20 was taken in at the door. This leaves a deficit of $20 in the expense account. Mollne's affirmative team was rep resented by Albert Stowe, Herbert Benson and Royal Montgomery; the negative team was represented by Leslie Maxson, Carl Faust and Glen Trevor. QUAKERS CAPTURE LEAGUE PENNANT East night's indoor baseball games at the local Y. M. C. A. gymnasiufti ended the season, the Philadelphia team copping the pennant and cham pionship by trimming Pittsburgh. 10 to 8. This victory gives the Quakers a clean slate of three games w-ou with no defeats. Chicago won the other game last night from New York, the final sccre being rather one-sided, 16 to 4. Chicago takes second place in the I race with two victories out of three ' games, while New York stands next j with one victory out of three. Pitts-1 burgh fills the cellar position with three games lost and no victories. 5N II LODGE NOTES. Swedish Olive lodge Xo. 543, order of Odd Fellows, received three appli cations for' membership at the meet ing last night. The degree staff spent the evening in rehearsing and will be ! prepared to confer the degree at the first meettns in May. Moline Court of Honor No. 100 held a well attended meeting last evening ! and entertained visitors from Rock Is land and other lodges of the quad' cities. ported from Siam constitute tbe raw material. These are first cut with a saw to the shape capable of beins worked, up by carving. The cutting ap paratus consists of a wooden block or vise, a saw and a tub of water. The ivory is secured firmly by tbe Tise. moistened with water and cut to ths required shape. Perfectly flat pieces of ivory nearly os thin as paper were showu in evi dence of the skill of the cutter. The i cutting finished, the blocks are then j carved into shape with knives of many different shapes. These have a short blado and a Ions handle made of bam- ' boo. like a penholder. Other Instru- mcnts noted to be In use by the carv- i ers were wire saws and a gimlet work- J ed by a leather twirling apparatus. ; The number of expert workers in j Canton is far less than the number of stores, beinj; only about six iu number. An expert carver seldom works in tho shop which employs him. He generally works In bis owu house and can earn about $30 Canton currency a month. Consular Reports. TARES Tire repairing is paying proposition if he who repairs them under stands his business. We understand it, and our customers know it. FOR SALE CHEAP. 5 34x4 inner tubes. 3 36x4 i-j inner tubes. - 37-x inner tubes. 2 34x3 1-2 new casings. 3 28x3 new casings: R. I. RUBBER CO. Phone R. I. 806. 106 E. 17 St. A. G. NEGRO, Mgr. Davenport, Moline and Eock Island Women Invited to .Participate in This Common-Sense Economy American College of Dressmaking Greatest Institution of Its Kind in the World Opens Permanent Branch School in Davenport Every woman in Davenport, Moline and Rock Island will, no doubt, be pleased to learn of the opening in Davenport of a permanent branch school of the well known American College of Dressmaking of Kansas Cltv. : The American system is recognized the best system of home, and pro fessional dressmaking that was ever Invented, and the parent school at Kansas City occupies first place among the world's greatest dressmak ing colleges. During the nine years that this school has been in operation, it has grown and developed until it now has graduates and representatives in every civilized country on the face of the globe. It is Justly proud of its great army of 40,000 students and gradu ates and more than a half million cor respondents throughout theiworld. Scores of women in Davenport and vicinity have already become ac quainted with the great American System through the correspondence Instruction from the parent school, Means Immense Saving for Every Woman Enables Her to Wear Better Clothes and Save at Least Half! Probably the strongest appeal which the achool will make to the women of Davenport and vicinity will be the ability to teach' them to do their own dressmaking, enabling every woman to wear tailored clothes of her own making to dress better than ever be fore and at a saving of at least half what the same garments would cost If made by any capable dressmaker. That means either of two very de sirable things every women can cut her dressmaking bills in half, or she can take the same amount of money that she now speeds and have two The New School Opens Monday Morning, April 13 Very Unique and Liberal Prize Contest Adds Un usual Interest to Opening Everything Is In readiness at thej new school. Every day during the week will be opening day and the school invites every woman in Daven port, Moline, Rock Island and vi cinity to call at some time during the opening week. They add to this in vitation a very attractive proposition in the way of a grand prize contest, as explained in the full page an nouncement appearing in this issue, :101 women will be awarded prizes at the close of the opening week, or as soon thereafter as the winners can be selected and each prize will be a prize worth while. Consolation prizes will be given to every contestant and a valuable souvenir prize, a 50c made-to-measure 6hirt waist pattern, will be given to every woman who visits the LOCAL SCHOOL during opening week. In the matter of dress designing we feel quite sure that the women of this locality can do themselves full credit, and the judges are looking forward to their work with a great deal of interest, as they expect to locate many original and beautiful designs among the hundreds which will, no doubt, be entered. No partiality will be shown in se lecting the prize winners. Every de sign submitted will be examined very carefully and the prizes will go to those who submit the best designs ac cording to the majority vote of the judges. The very names of the judges, when announced, will guarantee a faiis-i chance for all, but to free the judges from any possibility of criticism, all designs submitted will be identified by number so the judges win not Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Grabbe, Proprietors of New School, . Already Well and Favorably Known as Expert Designers. Ladies' Tailors and Dressmakers. The management of the Home School at Kansas City, Mo., express themselves as being especially grati 'fied at their good fortune in conclud ing arrangements with Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Grabbe to take full charge as 'proprietors of the Davenport Branch ;School of the American College of Dressmaking. '. Mr. Grabbe already has established an enviable reputation throughout eastern Iowa and western Illinois as a result of his expert work as a ladies' tailor, dressmaker, designer and teacher during the past 12 years. His work won for him. some years ago. the Gold Medal offered by the National Dressmakers' Association in convention at Chicago. Accompanied bv his wife he has made a number of trips abroad studying the hiRtory and basis of styles in Paris and the world's other fashion centers. Ho makes regular trips to New York and all eastern markets to anticipate each new change decreed by dame fashion. Mr. and Mrs. Grabbe are both Endorsed by Leading Merchants The American Collect lz n HI i u-otl known and responsible business in stitution. It has had nine years of successful experience in this line of educational work, and is endorsed by leading fashion magazines in Ameri ca as well as by the country's great est designers and dressmakers. The American Bjstem is simplicity itself, and yet it is the most efficient that has ever been perfected. The American System and the plans of the local school are enthusiastical ly endorsed by our leading merchants. They welcome the arrival of an In stitution of this kind, and are glad to lend their support by boosting for the new enterprise at every oppor tunity. If all tbe -omen of this trade territory corns to do their own scw- Canton Moline of the order of Pa triarchy Militant will hold a special session after tho regular meeting of the encampment uext Thursday even ing, at which time arrangements will and many of our most prominent io ciety, church and club women art among the uttidents and graduates of the American college. All of the and hundreds of others will read with groat interest the accompanying an nouncement regarding the opening of the Davenport branch of the Amer ican College. The local school is in cha-gd of nr G. H. Grabbe, well-known designer and ladies' tailor, ably assisted by a number of expert designers and dre&v makers, all graduates of the Amer ican system and fully equipped to di rect the educational work of tht branch school now permanently lo cated in Davenport. It is the work or this school to train women by personal instruction n ins American System for expert work Is designing, and making women's and children's garments of all kinds. Tht work is very interesting, easily mas tered in a short time, and the grad uate will be capable of making all hei own clothes or opening up a profes sional dressmaking establishment ii ' desired. dresses where she formerly had bol one. If each woman saves only 23.0t to $50.00 in dressmaking expenaef every year, you can see .what an enor mous amount this would be when yoa total the savings xt the thousands of women in Davenport, Moline and Rock Island. It is little wonder, then, that thos who have had advanced knowledge ol the coming of the American College to Davenport has become enthusta tic boosters and have already spread the news among thc-ir friends. know who any of the contestants ara As designs are handed in they will be numbered by the receiving clerk. In case there is difficulty in decid ing between any two designs tha oof having been handed in first will bt given the preference. So get your sketch in early. .- None of the designs will be seen by anybody before the contest closes, biit will remain sealed up just as thej are banded in, till handed over to th judges. The week following the con test the School will continue to kees "Open House" to the general publie that everybody may have the oppor tunity to see and examine the suc cessful designs which will be placed on exhibit for one week. Those who do not enter the contest will then say: Well, if I had known it was tfcat easy I would have handed in a sketch. Do it now. " Most any reasonable latitude will be allowed, just so you 6tick to the size and outline of figure given: that is, all sketches must be the sam size. Those who want to U6e water colors may trace the outline on drawing paper. If you want to past your design on card board or stiff paper 12x16 Inches, well and good, but seal it up before you bring it in. You may submit as many entries as you like, but not more than one spe cial prize will be awarded to the sams person. Those living outside of th Tri-Cities may mail their sketch in and have it considered with the rest, but you will have to come In to fc measured for your waist and skirt pattern. The prize winners wilt be an nounced as soon after the close of contest as possible. natives of Davenport and are to be congratulated on this connection va-hirth tins 1llQt hepn effected adding another marked achievement to their already interesting and successful business. ' Mr. Grabbe has the experience, abilitv. the organization and tfl equipment to handle this important work in the most efficient manner. The arrangement whereby he has se cured the exclusive teaching rights of the world-famous American Sys tem of Dressmaking. Tailoring ana Designing for this section enables him to offer a more complete and more valuable service in this connection than ever before and we know tu the hundreds of ladies already miliar with the Grabbe sen-ice read this announcement with unusuai interest. pi While this department of his wor will be chiefly featured hereafter. Grabbe states that all other OfP"" ments of his establishment will tinue to receive the same consols tlous attention as here?ofore. times jBW the output of the merchants' Pl9f goods and findings department. -We anticipate a capacity noun the headquarters of the local Kho every day during this opening we trust that every woman the announcement will cut . out to sketch and submit a design. "7 voiitism will be shown to anyone M if your detdgn Id the best submit" you will be one to receive the able prize. If you don't uctee".i; landing first prize, there are other SPECIAL Prizes well J striving for. and Consolation Souvenir Prizes for AU. ,n(l,J!I trust that tho new school will re0' the welcome and cordial respond whlv'h tt is entitled. be completed for attending the versary celebration to be held 'n City April 2S. Present indications that a large crowd will aend meeting from the Quad-citie.