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THE ROCK ISLAND
ARGUS. SATURDAY, APRIL ir im.i
fd 3 111.
LAYS DOWN RULES
TO GOVERN STATE
M. W. A. MEETING
W. A. Northcott, Who Will Pre
tide at Opening; Pleads for
Peace May 6.
PROMISES FAIR TREATMENT
Roll Call Guaranteed on All Matters
and Will Turn Over Gavel Soon
at Successor Is Chosen.
TV. A. Northcott. Springfield, state
consul of the Modern Woodmen of
America, in letters to state camp dele
gates ha outlined the procedure of
the coming camp in this city May 6.
lie hss made sixteen classifications of
order of business.
Mr. Northcott urges peace at the
state camp. He says: "There Is no
reason by the state camp at Rock
Island should not be a pleasure to the
pleeites and a profit to the society.
We should show the world that the
yedera Woodmen can conduct its elei
tin of officers on clean fraternal lines
nd without malice or abuse.
-Let us have a decent and fraternal
state catrp. Let us haTe a fair roll
call on all questions. We will then go
to the head camp and carry out the
Mrressed will of the sovereign mem
l.erthi? of the commonwealth of Illi
nois." Gives Order of Business.
The following is the plan of the con
vention as designated by Mr. North
cott: 1. The convention hall Is so arrang
ed that th delegates are seated togeth
r ty congressional districts. Cook
county forming one district.
J. At 9 a. m. the delegates an meet
ith their proper districts in the con
vention ha:i and by a majority vote
jroceed to select a chairman and secre
tary of the congressional delegation;
and one member each of the commit
tee on credentials, order of business,
rule and resolutions. The delegates
acd alternates to the head camp are
lso selected In each congressional dis
trict by majority vote, care being taken
to apportion the delegates fairly
among the different counties according
to the membership.
3. At 10 a. m. the state camp Is
tailed to order by the state consul,
mas elected at the former state camp,
tie old clerk acting as secretary.
4. Motion that the roll of districts
b called and each district presents
the. names of the names of the commit
tee on credentials.
5. If there are any contents, a recess
Is taken while the credentials commit
tee re'lres to prepare i's report.
t. Action upon report of credentials
7. Nominations and roll call for
election of new state consul and state
8. Roll call of districts for repre-
sentation of members of committees on
ruer or Duslness. rules and resolutions.
. Recess until
ready to report.
10. Report committee on order of
11. Report committee on rnles.
12. Nominations and roll calls on
endorsement of Illinois candidates f Jr
13. Fixing place of meeting of next
14. Report of committee on resolu
tion. 15. Miscellaneous business (If any.)
Will Give Successor Gavel.
As soon as the question of creden
tials Is Anally disposed of, then nomi
nations for state consul for the ensu
ing term will be in order. If there Is
more than one candidate, there will be
a roll call. As soon an the new con
sul is elected. Mr. Northcott will re
tire from office and turn the gavel over
to nim and he will be the presiding of-
ncer tor the remainder of the session
Chosen at Annual Session Worn,
an's Mission Society of Cen
tral Illinois Conference.
AT THE SPENCER MEMORIAL
Two Days' Session Closed Yesterday
With One Hundred Delegates
LIFE SAVED, MAN
Bettendorf Rescuer Sues Res
cued for Price of Clothing
Lost in Operation.
Next time Taul Rakov goes out to
do any life saving he will be more care
ful as to whom he saves. He is now
suing Jim Kostopulis in the court of
Justice Maines in Davenport for the
price of a hat, coat and pair of sboes
which he parted with while in the act
oi dragging Kostopulis ana his two
children from the Mississippi river
when they were in imminent danger
AU the parties live In Bettendorf.
The other day 'the defendant took his
two children out on the river in a
boat and in his awkwardness over
turned the craft. He and the children
succeeded in keeping hold of the edne
of the boat. While they were floating
down the stream screaming for help
Rakov came to the rescue. He broke
the chain by which a skiff was fasten
ed and went out and saved the trio.
losing some of bis clothing and tak-
j ing no small rink in the operation.
when lie got the entire party on
shore he told Kostopulis of his losi.
The latter laughed, and when Rakov
asked him if he didn't think it would
be the right thing to reimburse him for
his loss be said: "Nothing doing." In
addition, f.ie owner of the boat col
lected 1.50 from Rakov for the broken
SPRING HAS EFFECT
One hundred missionary women
jwere in attendance at the 15th
auuudi tuveiing vi me woman s iiome
Missionary society of the Methodist
church of the Rock Island district of
the central Illinois conference which
closed a two day's session yesterday
afternoon at Spencer Memorial Meth
oaist church, Forty-third street and
Seventh avenue. The election of of
ficers, reports of district officers
standing committee, etc., was the bus!
ness of the afternoon session.
firs. yj. cnna or Aionne was
chosen president of the district society
to succeed Mrs. O. J. Lorlmer of
Aledo, resigned. Other officers chosen
First Vice President Mrs. J. E.
Second Vice President Mrs. O. J.
Corresponding Secretary Miss
Louie Baxter, Aledo.
Recording Secretary Mrs. Agnes
Hoadley, La Fayette.
Treasurer Miss Jennie
Work C. C. Farr, Kewanee.
Miss Emma Snyder, Rock Island.
Superintendent Mite Boxes Miss
Emma Speck. Little York.
Superintendent Literature Miss
Mattie B. Currier, Kewanee.
Conference officers chosen are:
President Mrs. W. F. Dudman,
Corresponding Secretary Mrs. O.
Recording Secretary Miss Louie
Treasurer Miss Ella Taylor, Rock
The banner awarded every year to
the society reporting the largest col
lection In the mite boxes was this
year given to Galva. which society had
collected $20. This banner has been
held during the past year by the
Spencer Memorial society of this city.
Large Collections Made.
The society reported the collection
of f6 JO which Is to be divided between
the immigrant station at East Boston,
f st Cflinni OHtMIPn i .iass., ana a mission station at ltoaz.
UN ObxlUUL Ol-iV mUl t Ala., also that all pledges made had
C I e mm ai gi dh & Salzmniaiimim9
in Monday Evening's Argus,
THE BIG STORE
Orriae for Drink Habit
TRY IT AT OUR EXPENSE.
V'e are In earnest when we ask you
to give ORRI.VE a trial. You have
sotting to ribk and everything to gain,
for your mor.ey will be returned If af
ter a trial you fail to get results from
OURIXE. This offer gives the wives
and mothers of those who drink to ex
cess an opportunity to try the ORRINE
treatment. It is a very simple treat
ment, can be given in the home with
out publicity or loss of time from busi
ness, and at a small price.
ORRIXE is prepared in two forms:
Xo. l, secret treatment, a powder; OR
RIXE Xo. 2. In pill form, for those who
desire to take voluntary treatment.
Cosh only 1 1.00 a box. Come In and
taJk over the matter with us. Ask for
booklet. Harper Houpse pharmacy.
Spring has come. Even the school
savings deposits show the effect of
spring fever. The collection for
yesterday made by the State Bank
of Rock Island, was lower than
it has been for some time. The result
Audubon $ 3.55
Eugene Field .1
IS NOW AT WORK AGAIN
In the recent canvass for the so
diers monument fund the amount col
looted was $876.50. The canvass was
hld no on account of the recent elec
Hon. but the committee Is now back
at work, and hope to collect the re
maining amount within a short time
Those who have made pledges to the
fund are askeJ to pay up as soon as
noible. In order that the way may
be clear to let a contract July 1.
The Experience of Others with Perana
Is a Safe Guide fa Follow-
Peruna ha. been the household remedy of a multitude of people
tor the last fifty years. The testimony of those who have used
Peruxa proves it to be
An Excellent Remedy
For Ordinary Coughs;
For Catarrhal Colds and Grip;.
For Prevention of Colds.
For The Convalescent;
For That Irregular Appetite;
For Weakened Digestion.
'Seeing relieving.' Peruna testimonials present the Lest
story to convince those who are in doubt.
The continued use of testimonials, old and new. is the kind of
proof that no fair mind can resist.
Are you interested in your health? Well. then, you owe it to
vours!f to id for our latest publication, ine jj.s oi uic, una
how they have been overcome in the home.
Thof wrist nlljrPT TO I IQrj O nruiij 'mi. i. inn rnxrsi
been redeemed. Enough money we
collected by the Home Guards, a divi
sion of the society, to light the electric
cross on the immigrant station at
East Boston for 13 nights. The society
obligated itself tar raise J6.000 during
the conference year and set April 9
as self denial day for the children of
the district: Last year the children
observed one day in the year in whic.
they denied themselves some small
amount, the total collection reaching
Reports of district officers followed
the installation cf the newly elected
officers, the following reporting on
work done during the year:
Corresponding Secretary Mrs.
Recording Secretary Mrs. Agnes
Treasurer Miss Louie Baxter.
Superintendent Young People's
Work Mrs. C. C. Farr.
Superintendent Children's Work
Miss Ilertha McCreight.
Superintendent Mito Box Miss
Secretary of Literature Miss Mat-
tie B. Currier.
Work of the Year Pledges for 1914
15, Mrs. O. T. Dwinell, Peoria.
The session of the morning was
opened by Mrs. J. B. Bartle of Aledo
with prayer service, various members
of the society participating in a serv
ice with the general topic of system
atlc giving. Reports of auxiliaries
telling of what has been accomplish
ed in raising money, gathering new
members and carrying out programs
Because of the delay in the assem
blying of the delegates no session was
held Thursday until the afternoon
Rev. Alexander Smith, district super
intendent, opening the meeting with
devotional services and conducting a
sacramental service. Following a
beautiful vocal selection by Miss Faye
Atkinson of this city, addresses of wel
come were given by Rev. W. II. Tope
in behalf of Spencer church and Mrs
Delia Buckert speaking for the local
society. Mrs. J. E. Murray of Galva.
district vice president, presided
In behalf of the district association.
The general topic of discussion was
"Efficient Means in Woman's Home
Mission Auxiliary Work." divided into
three sub-topics; finance, by Miss Ella
Taylor of this city; education, by Mrs.
J. K. Connor of Mollne, and publicity
and presentation of literature, by Mrs.
Anna Hobbs Woodcock of Des Moines.
These papers dealt with suggestions
on the manner of sending in reports,
of distributing literature and more
effectual means of promoting the work
of the societies in the district. A map
drill conducted by Mrs. J. C. Tunnl
cllff of Molina proved a very Interest
ing feature of the program. Members
responding to a geographical roll call
named the various schools, hospitals,
etc.. In the church.
The children's hour was conducted
by Mrs. Woodcock, who Is national
secretary of the children's work and
she gave a most helpful and Instruc-i
ttve talk to mothers as regards their
duty to their children connected (with J
the various societies. She Illustrated
her talk with a map to show the dis
tribution of benevolences contributed
by the children.
Mrr. Woodcock Gives Address.
Services of Thursday evening were
opened with devotional services con
ducted by Rev. W. H. Tope, and the
first half hour was devoted to the
Queen Esther circle which service was
in -charge of Mrs. C. L. Lutes of Dav
enport. The members of the circle
formed In procession and singing a
hymn took seats together in the
front of the church. The choir of the
First Methodist church of this city
sang an anthem and the address of
the evening was given by Mrs. Wood
cock. She spoke of the general work
of the Woman's Missionary society
and its needs as they exist in the
United States. Musical numbers were
given by Mrs. Cowley and Ed. Cowley
of Moline who sang a auet and Miss
Ruth Johnson recited "Missionary
The church was beautifully deco
rated with flags, bunting, society ban
ners, large vases oi taster lines ana
pink and white carnations, these
flowers being sent at the close of the
meeting to the sick and shut-ins.
The local ladies had provided every
comfort for their guests and the latter
were unstinted in their praise of the
entertainment accorded them. The
meetings are considered the mos'
successful ever held by the district
eoclety. both a3 regards attendance
and interest manifested. Supper Thurs
day evening and dinner yesterday
noon were served by the local ladies,
serving 65 at each meal.
Delegates to Conference.
Delegates to the convention are:
Misses Amy Cardiff, Eliza Lewin,
Edith Brosius, Nellie McKanna, Julia
G. Murray, Mrs. J. Hayes. Mrs. E. J.
Hall, Mrs. A. E. Baltimore all of
Galva; Miss Pearl Bordeux, Miss
Maria Kennich, Mrs. C. C. Farr, Mrs.
Alexander Smith, Rev. Alexander
Smith, Mrs. Hoffman of Kewanee, Mrs.
Anna Hinks, Miss Louise Jones, Mrs.
Amy R. Jones, Mrs. Thomas Hoadley
of LaFayette, Mrs. O. L. Dwinell of
Peoria, MI3S Louise Baxter, Mrs. J.
B. Bartle, Mrs. Charles W. Isesbltt,
Miss May Denen, of Aledo; Mrs. L. A.J
Steepleton. Mrs. Oscar Little of Little
York; Mrs. B. R. Nesbltt. Miss Bertha
McCreight of Viola, Mrs. Anna Wood
cock of Des Moines; Mrs. Flora T.
Schafer and Miss Carrie McGovern, of
Port Byron: Mrs. O. E. McLaughlin,
Mrs. L. J. Goldsmith of Milan; Mrs.
O. E. Child, Mrs. J. G. Stewart, Mrs.
O. M. Dunlevy, Mrs. J. M. Wood, Mrs.
Hettie Cox, Mrs. E. B. McKeever,
Mrs. Julia E. Cowley of Mollne and
Mrs. S. M. Lidders, Carrie K. Iewls,
Miss Jennie W. Taylor, Mrs. Naomie
Cheney, Mrs. L. H. Beckwith, Mrs. W
NEW SCOTT COUNTY TUBERCULOSIS HOSPITAL
WHICH WILL AFFORD QUARTERS FOR 40 PA TIENTS
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Darling of the First church, this
Three Months Frsa.
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D. C. WOODWORTH 4. CO.,
1530 Sixth Ave., Rock Island, III.
While the city of Rock Rock Island
has wasted more than a year trying
to find a site so it can expend the $12,
000 or $15,000 it has available for the
construction of a tuberculosis sanator
ium, Scott county has erected a
hospital for the treatment of this
disease oosting 171,000. It has been
completed, and will be ready to re
ceive patients by June 1. Curing the
disease by means of fresh air and sun
shine is the principle upon which
treatment will be based.
Across the entire front of the build
ing on both the first and second floor Is
a spacious veranda. This veranda will
be screened in and curtained off so
that it can be turned Into 20 open-air
wards. Opening on these verandas are
the wards proper. Each room fronts
on tbe veranda and is connected with
it by French windows.
The building is of the most modern
type of construction which has been
devised by scientists for the care of
people afflicted with the dread dis
ease. So valuable is sunshine consid
ered that the front of the building
where the sick wards are situated Is
j. veritable framework of windows. In
the center of the building 4s a large
room which will be used as a sick
For the site on Telegraph road,
where the hospital was built, the coun
ty expended $13,400. The new (hospi
tal building was erected at a cost of
$35,000, Arthur Ebellng being the
architect and the McCarthy Improve
ment company the general contract
ors. Equipment and furnishing will
bring the cost up to approximately
The building is 138x80 feet. It Is of
brick and frame construction.
Dining rooms, kitchen and locker
rooms are supplied adequate to the
needs of the institution. The grounds
comprise 12 acres.
Forty pstients ran be accommodated
in the hospital without the least crowd
ing. In addition the administration
build'og remodeled from the old home
stead on the property when purchased
can be turned into an emergency hos
pital and will accommodate from
eight to ten patients.
The county voted a bond issue of
$50,000 for purchase of site and erec
tion of building. In addition the mill
tax available for the annual support of
the hospital will total $20,000. Part
of this sum will be devoted to the fur
nishing and equipment of the hospital
The building 13 In charge of the
board of trustees of the county public
hospital, of which P. T. Wa'.sh is chair
man and Robert Ficke secretary.
Proposals for mattress lumber and ,
brush. U. S. Engineer Office, Custom
house, St. Louis, Mo., April 15, 1914. -Sealed
proposals for furnishing mat
tress lumber and brush will be re-.,r
ceived at this office until 11 a. m.. May
6, 1914, and then publicly opened. In- .
formation on application. C. McD. n'
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