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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, THURSDAY, . AfRTT; no, 1014.
in MOLINE'S SECTION OF THE ARGUS 't 1 'I if tin "M ! if ii" ! i 1 PLAN A PROGRAM FOR CONVENTION Session Here Next Week of Mothers' Congress and Teachers' Association. BIGGEST IN MANY YEARS Sline Will Entertain Many Promlrv ent llllrcisian Woman's Club Congratulated. The prorram to he carried out dur ing the U'.lnol Mother' congress and the Iarent-Tearhrs' association meet lag her next eek. has Just been completed and is as folio s: Wednesday Afternoon. Invocation lift. R. S. Haney. Addreje t. Welcome Mayor M. Person. Wil li. Carlwn. for t:c city of Moiine: i fleid Bnj wj,a tmo years to train for Mrs. John McEniry. for tlie Women's . the events be would enter. It seems club: Mm. . I. Skinner, fur he j prohablo that be could make a credlt KinjTs r3uMr: Mrs. C. C. Sloa, abje 8notnK. He Is a good athlete. for the FortnUhtlr dun: ana Air, a. M. Heal, for the Hone Muay ciuo. MCeDtiona!lv ood track records. The! Response Mrs U V. Poty of Chi-1 mfMf.r wm b raco. president 01 me jioinrr iwi ress. Music Molir.e hiph school chorus. Address "Social ife of the High School, a Modern Problem." by Miss Eula Deaton. dean of the itirls at Aus tin high school. Chicago. Wednesday Evening. Wednesday evening the child wel fare banquet U1 be held at the rooms of the Moiine Commercial club, the ladles of the First Congregational church serving the banquet at Jl per plate. The program of this meeting promises to be of especial interest and those desiro'i of hearing it are urged by those in charge to order their seats reserved at once as only a limited number can attend. Tickets may be secured from Mrs. Harry Ainsworth. Mrs. S. H. Carst or Mrs. George Chase. The following program will be car ried out after the banquet: Symposium, responsibility. Address "What the State Owes to the Child." Mrs. George Huntoon. Address "Obligation of the Schools." Charles H. Maxson. Address "Where the Home Fail3." Mrs. B. F. Langworthy of River Forest. Address "The Relation of the School to the Community.' W. French of Chicago. Address "Why STATION PLANS ARE COMPLETED City Commission Adopts Work of Architects for New $10,000 Structure. Plana for Mollne's new $10,000 fire station In the bluff district have been completed and were adopted at an In formal meeting of the commission held yesterday afternoon. The plans wre drawn up by Ecklund . De Ar ment. local architects. A new feature not previously men tioned Is a comfort station for women. similar to that now in the city hall, with the outside entrance on Fifteenth street. The other feature of the new build ing is ornamental, consisting of a con crete basin fountain, similar to that In the old city hall park. It will be located at the south of the new station and forms a part of the scheme to beautify the grounds. Kvery modern convenience for the firemen will he nrovideri on the second of good habits, and already holds some j floor he p,ans n,.udinK. a recreation room, shower baths, dormitories and S h ot pu t Peterson, Hams. Discus throw Sorting. reterson, 'Woodjatt. Pole vault Weatherhead. Peterson, Peterson. Williams. Low hurdles Peterson, Toline. Har rah. Running broad Jump Weatherhead, Shallberg. Gripp, Hanson. Running high Jump Benson. Shall berg. Gripp. WOULD SEND MAN TO 1916 OLYMPIC MEET Member of the publicity committee of the Grester Mollne committee have been discussing the advisability of finding a local athlete of sufficient merit to go to the Olympic meet at Berlin. Germany, in 191K. as a repre sentative of this city. Whether or not the city can produce a man of sufficient calibre to attend the meet, is not known, but effort will probably be made to find a good track rr-a. Elmer Gripp of the blr,n school is a considerable star era the track and similar organization there, noth men and women will take part In the Iowa fest. taken up at a future meeting of the committee. 6 II OBITUARY RECORD II - H. H. Wagner. According to word received in this city, H. H. Wagner, father of Mrs. Har old Hemenway of Moiine. died In He Kalh. III. The deceased bears the distinction of having been in Misiness in that city longer than any other merchant, having been located there since IS 75. Mr. Wagner was born In I.a Sal'e county in iS47. and was married in 1HT1. He served in the I'nion army during the Civil war, and at the time of his death was one of De Kalb's most prominent citizens. Three sons and three daughters are left to mourn the death beside the widow. Augustus Clarence Hcwe. Augustus Clarence Howe passed away at the Tri-City sanitarium yes terday, after an Mneis of three weeks from appendicitis. He arrived here" from his home in Ties Moines last week for treatment at the sanitarium. The deceased was veterinary sur- eeon of Des Moines, and was born In I thanes j tnat cjy ;n ig72. He leaves to mourn his death his mother. Mrs. X. B. Howe, lockers. A balcony will be built over looking Fifteenth street. From the poorest equipped fire sta tion In the city, the firemen of the bluff district will soon move into the best equipped. FORGES NAME OF AN EAST M0LINE PRIEST TO CHECK Forging the name of Father Leon Van Stappen, a Catholic priest of East Mollne. to a check for 120.20. Fred Eltel, an East Mollne machinist, went to the store of Alphonse De Scbeppers. where he purchased a hat for $5 and received the balance of the sum in cash. Being suspicious of the man's actions, De Scbeppers notified the po lice and Ettel was arrested. It was found that the check was no good. Eitel told the police that he was in toxicated last night and did not re member anything cbout .the transac tion. The case Is being heard in the Mollne police court this afternoon. PLOW COMPANY EMPLOYE IS A SMALLPOX VICTIM E. A. Kaiser, assistant trade man ager of the Moiine Plow company, re siding at 1S05 Fifteenth street, is quar antined with a case of smallpox. This ! , In one of a very few cases that have been reported decently in this city and no serious developments are expected. WOULD HAVE CITY ADOPT A SLOGAN G. H. Bryant of-Velie Motor Vehicle Company Discusses the Question. TRACK MEET IS PLANNED FOR THE YOUNGER BOYS Members of the advisory committee cf tne Sunday School Athletic federa tion, in charge of the local Y. M. C. A., held a meeting laat night with Physi cal Director F. E. Piereon. and by a unanimous vote decided to hold a track meet in the near future for the young er boys of the Sunday schools. Boys between tile ages of 12 and 16 years will compete at Brewning field Satur day, May 16. Many of th younger athletes are ex ceptionally, good on the track, and some good records will doubtless be made. The meet w-i:i consist of every event of the regular meets for the high school and colleges, and the boyg will be divided into three groups, eac!i to be divided by we'ght of the contestant. EAST M0LINE TAG DAY TO AID CITY'S PLAYGROUNDS Saturday is tag day in East Moiine. the purpose being to raise funds for equlping the municipal playgrounds,; which are planned by the city. The city council has agreed to pay for part j of the equipment and the balance of j the amount needed, will be raised by the tag system. That Moiine should adopt a slogan, is the opinion of G. II. Bryant, public ity manager of the Velle Motor-Vehicle company, who spoke yesterday to the business men of the Commercial club on the Bubject of "Municipal Ad vertising." As an Illustration or his point and in order to show the success some cities have attained through proper slogans, Mr. Bryant named De troit. Cleveland, Boston, New York and Chicago. He said that Detroit accomplished its success through its automobile in dustry and now carries an appropriate slogan known to almost every one, whether a resident of that city or not. 'Cleveland," continued Mr. Bryant, has a slogan, 'Cleveland. 1,000,000 In 1915 Of course the city will not have a population like that but the slogan has done a whole lot to in crease its population.' Moiine is one of the manufacturing Ing the largest factories for the niann- fJmfF)ffm Bfl ft ft I II St facturlng of agriculture implements in -I H 1,1- tyl I'flllf the. world. In addition to that It han ULUIIUL If 1 1 UUULU a motor tar company which makes aj fiifM -VaA car' almost an well known as any j V im lm V LI CPTIlllll made in Detroit, and Mr. Bryant is of ULLlAU kLLUllUlii Vi nnlnlnn that th Moiine Comrner- "Ml clal club should adopt a proper adver tising slogan, have it printed on all business stationery, and advertised throughout the country. The regular Wednesday noon lunch eon of the club will not be held next week owing to the fact that the club rooms have been promised to the Illi nois Mothers' association, which will be in session here that day. Rumor Has It About City Todat That Former Clerk Would ' Be Sheriff. Fund Is Still Growing. By recent added small sums to th fund now being raised by the Greater Mollne committee for the city beauti ful contest, the sum has now reached $245, and only about $50 more Is need ed to complete it. The campaign has already started and substantial prizes are to be awarded the best gardeners and those who maintain the most beau tiful lawns. In the opinion of the judges. Rumor has it about the city toti7 with a report that George M. Could, former Moiine township clerk, Is ing dio nomination for the office f j Rock Jj-iand county sheriff, bst ti truth of the rumor can not be t fied. The story i3 that Mr. Gouii would accept the republican coasts non u it w-re onerea to him v. Gould has a!so been talked of a, possible candidate for mayor nrv spring, and as has always served tt city faithfully during hi8 political e reer. many claim that he would ectr tua support. Monthly Report -issued. Fourteen members admitted in April ,a total membership of 450 to date, and $408.28 on hand April 30, is shown In the monthly report of George Li. Boomer, secretary of the Velie Em ployes' Aid association, just compiled centers of the United States, contain-J and issued for publication. Church May Call Minister. The board of trustees of the fnios i. uiiKi i-gciwuijcu cnurcn nas reached the decision to call a minister. as4 the matter will be discussed with tin members of the churcii at a meettet in tne near ruture. Improvements ot me cnurcn win continue. Play at Rock Island. The Moiine Red Men baseball team of the King Philip tribe, will journey to Rock Island next Sunday afternoon for a contest with the Boosters of the Island city. Manager George Kern merling of the locals, says that the lineup is now completed and that his team will be one of the strongest In the tri-cities this year. a i-areni-i eacners two brothers. Major K. C. Howe. pot- Association and Mrs. Orville T. Biifht of Chicago. Congratulate Club. Members of the Moiine Woman's club are receiving many congratula tions over having secured the conven tion for this city- It win be the big sest convention held here for years. LECTURE ON AGRICULTURE FEATURES ANNUAL BAZAAR A lecture on agriculture at the an nual bazaar and fair of the Svea Male chorus featured last night's amuse ments and Judging from the interest master of East Des Moines. E. E. Howe, assistant 6tate veterinarian of Iowa, all of whom reside in Des Moines, and one sister. Dr. Mabl Otis, of this c'ty. Two sons, Darwin and Robert, a" so survive. The remains were shipped to Dea Moines last evening, and funeral ser vices w-lth Interment will take pUce In that city. Grays to Play Geneseo. The Velie Grays have scheduled a game for next Sunday afternoon with the fast Geneseo team, to be played at that place. II CARBON CLIFF VELIE AID ASSOCIATION BALANCE ON INCREASE .The report of George L. Boomer, I secretary of the Velle Employes' Aid taken la the talk br those present the. association for the month of April fol- .baclc to the land" movement is not allow: I thing of the past. The lecturer por-'April 1, Balance on hand ,...$.130.03 1 traved the advantage of farm life and j April assessment 114.23 I likened It to city life, urging his listen I ers to Join the national movement back to the soiL Last night's attend ance was the largest yet. The Svea Male chorus furnishes some splendid music every evening and ' many are turning out to the fair for the sole purpose of hearing it. The bazaar la being held In Turner hall and will close Saturday. M0LINE SHRINERS WILL ATTEND ANNUAL MEETING That a large number of Mollne mem bers of the Mystic Shrine will attend the annual convention of the lodge in Atlanta, Ga.. May 13 and 14. was learned today. This session will be one of the largest fraternal conven tions ever held In the south and it is expected that some 30.000 members of the order. Including delegates, visitors and officers, will attend, and the city la making preparations for a royal welcome. An old time barbecue Is to be pre sented for those present and promises to be one of the big features of the convention; it will be given in true southern fashion. A large building Is being erected as a temporary conven Uon hall. Total $444. Disbursements. Axel Swan $ Albert Johnson Gust Swedburg Martin Laughlln Tucker, the printer M. F. Smith, salary George L. Boomer, salary ... Mr. aud Mrs. Harley Stipp, son Lynn and daughter Carl of East Moiine. visited Sunday with the latter's par ents. Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Kram beck. Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Witherspoon and two daughters, 'Margaret an1 Jenuette of Moiine. spent Sunday at the Claus Hanson, Jr., home. Lewis Pinkerton moved Thursday to the Andy O'Brien place, northwest of ' Carbon Cliff. Mrs. John Kahlntront. and daughter, Mrs. L .Carey, spent featurday at Moiine. Mr. and Mrs. Olson were Moiine visitors Saturday. Mrs. George Richardson and chil dren of Savanna, 111., visited Saturday and Sunday at the Olin A. Stipp home. Mr. and Mrs. Grant Moore and daughters, Irene and Aldlne of Moiine, visited Sunday at the Thomas Carney and Daniel Jones homes. Frank Bay of Moiine visited Sun day with his sister. Mis. Mary Holland. Daniel Rosemau of Coal Valley was a business caller here Thursday. . , 1 . . . . 1 f AirB. litrw IS nciiuiiz w an a .mg inp A four page folder of pocket size i business caller Saturday, for advertising the city of Mollne. has Miss Dorothea Weitz visited Sat- her sister. FLOYD TILS0N PLANS TO TAKE UP WESTERN CLAIM Floyd Tilson of this city, who has been employed here for some time as a butcher by his brother, Robert Til son, has gone to Utah, where he has secured a government tract. He se- rureri tila lnnii in a riicrrf intrir,n mqHn I last January, and intends to fmnrnve ' and develop it into a first diss farm. He has 320 acres, and mu3t live on the land seven onths of each year for a certain period in order to secure a ti tle to it from the government. Mr. Tilson plans to build a house upon his arrival, and wi'i inter send for his family, -where t ley will make their future home. He is well known here, having worked in the butcher shop for the past 13 years. ik ran v r u ft ,X Jfe TP H -vr ?.i tirtIXl . Li T u )!l JsbsJi The Masnn H WWm Wheeler Co. 4iw t) Tr tL a la " u. i u Placed at The Mason Wheeler Co in the Next Few Days FOUR PAGE FOLDER FOR ADVERTISING THE CITY TO THE PUBLIC .been adopted by the Greater Moiine j urday and Sundav with ; committee and will be printed at once Martha Weitz at Rock I 3 25 4 25 4 50 13.50 Total , Balance on hand , New members, 14. Total membership, 450. ..$ 36.00 ..$408.23 ATHLETES GETTING READY. Local Star of the Track Prpr for Big Eight Meet at Galesburg. Coach Burroughs of the lecal high school has selected a list of 20 high chool athletes, who are now prepar ing for the annua Big Eight track meet at Galesburg next Saturday. Of this number about 10 will make th trip, those who show up the best be ing taken. Following are the local high school entries: Fifty yard dash Ludwick. Peterson, Gripp, Harrah. 100-yard daah Harrah, Wharton, Ludwick. Peterson. 220-yard dash Ifarrah, Wharton, Ludwick, Peterson. 440-yard run Wharton, Thompson, Welch. Harrah. Half mile run-Weatherhead. Fry ell. M. Knowles. Welch. Mile run Smarsty, Buelow, Weath er hear, Fryxell. RED MEN BASEBALL TEAM SECURES LEASE ON PARK The Red Men's lodge of this city has succeeded In landing a three-year lease on the Cady-Sklnner property In the east end of the city, and will trans form it Immediately into a first class baseball park to be used by the lodge's balL This deal has been hanging fire for some time and negotiations have Just been completed. The diamond will at once be prepared. Manager George Kemmerling of the Red Men hopes to have the park ready by the early part of June. Three games are scheduled for the team dur ing May and will be played at Brown ing field, but after that all contests will be staged at the new athletic park. Western Joke Falls. , William Bowers, recently returned to Mollne from the west, thought to have a little fun with the night cook In Lane's restaurant last evening, and turned off the electric lights. The cook, however, did not appreciate the western Joke and called in the police. Bowers paid a fine of $1 and costs In police court this morning on charge of disorderly conduct. and distributed. The advantages of the city as a residence, business and manufacturing center, together with many views, will be set forth between the covers of the new book. The present intention is to have the folder ready for distribution when the Illinois Mothers' Congress and the Parent-Teachers' association convenes here next week. This is only the beginning of a cam palgn in Moiine of municipal advertis ing. Other plans are now in the mak ing. CHORUS TO OBSERVE DAY. Members of Olive Male Chorus Plan Sunday Dinner and Celebration. Members of the Olive Male chorus are planning to observe May day next Sunday by a trip to the Gustaf Adolph camp on Rock river, where a big feast and banquet will be enjoyed. This is an event of interest which Is looked forward to every year by the mem bera of the chorus. One of the features of the big din ner la the serving of fish, Ernest Carl- mark having been detailed to secure tbem. He and his assistants lire work ing day and night with rod and line in an effort to secure a sufficient number of the finny tribe to satisfy the rav enous appetites of tho chorus men. Grant School Continues to Win. Grant school yesterday afternoon added another victory to lta string in the fnterschool captain ball contests, by taking WlUard school Into camp by the count of 22 to 8. The game was played on the grounds of the latter school and was an Interesting contest broughout. The girls of the Grant school hare an exceptionally good team and have not ye: lost a game. 11 LODGE NOTES. The Olive Male chorus has engaged rooms at the West Hotel in Minne apolis for 30 of its members, and they will leave this city June 6 to attend the national convention of Swedish singers in that city. The saengerfest opens June 8 and will continue for one week. 8nd Teams to Iowa. The Turner girls will have charge of the movies at the Lyric theatre Monday evening. May 4. a benefit show to be given. A class of the sctlve members will journey to Holsteln, lows. In June to give a turn fest for a laud. Mrs. James Irvirf visited with friends at Coaltowu this week. Mihs Alice Fahlstrom entertained at her home Sunday, Miss Ruth Mc- i Phprsnn nf RnrV Tslnmt f?ilhprt Sn on. I son of Moiine aud Verner Lauger of Silvls. Mr. and Mrs. William Gerhardt and daughter, Gertrude, spent Sunday at the home of the former's sister, Mrs. Julius Schultz at Geneseo. Prof. J. D. Tilman was a Saturday business caller at Moiine. Miss Mabel Peterson of East Moiine spent Saturday and Sunday with her sister, Mrs. W. E. Orr. Mrs. A. Roseman and children. Mabel, Kenneth, Lee and Albert, spent Sunday with Moiine friends. Sunday. April 26, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gainey entertained at a fam ily reunion. The following guests from out of town attended: Mrs. B. A. Hennegan of Silvis; Mr. and Mrs. William, L. Andrews and family of Geneseo: Mr. and Mrs. Con E. Gainey and family of Cleveland. III.; Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Cowley and family of Hills dale; Mr. and Mrs. Grant A. Moore and daughters. Irene and Aldine. of East Moiine; Mr. and Mrs. William Gainey and daughter, Kathryn. of Silvls. and Mr. and Mrs. Dan F. Jones and son, Richard, and daughter, Leone, of Carbon Cliff. The house was pret tily decorated and a fine dinner was served. Wyman C. Smith and family left this week for Bartleville. Okla.. to make their home. Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Shaffer of South Rock Island drove in their auto to G. V. Holland's home Saturday. Ray and Roy Davis of South Dakota are visiting thyr grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry, Shay. Mrs. Steve Mitton, Mrs. Fred Ken dall and sons, Steve and Clarence, visited at the home of Mrs. S. Adams at East Mollne the latter part of the week. ' Mrs. Steve Milton, Mrs. Fred Ken dall and sons, Steve and Clarence, vis ited at the home of Mrs. S. Adams at East Moiine, the latter part of the week. The Mason-Wheeler Co. have purchased the entire stock of high-grade pianos and player pianos of the well known piano dealer, A. C. Woodyatt. This stock consists of such well known makes as Estey, Chase, Decker Bros, Wheelock and many others. In order to quickly introduce ourselves to the piano buying public oi me i n-uies .ve nave decided to sell the entire lot ot high-grade pianos and player Dianos at orices and terms never before heard of H in Moiine. As our space is limited we enumerate only a few of the I many new and used pianos that will be olaced on sale Friday. Mav - i i . isi and ottered as long as they last $ST Was $350. ! tiga Now $97- 1 j NiaHZnl $1 Down I I $1.00 Per aunmi.. Week. 1 Lindell SrtdF '"""35fi!?3aae? 1 Now $179. Ngrf $5 Down 1 - I $1.25 Per I E!rtrrp eek. A Was $600. Was $300. A Now $298. 1 Cf Now $133. 1 $10 Down 1 3fi $5 Nwn 1 $2.00 Per I $1.23 Per Player Gamp Bradford 5 M'?'-:?? iBsly Was $43. kJty Was $-100. A yp-Wi Now $97. Now $19$. I $3 Down I a$f $1 Down ) 1 $1.25 Per I & Sl-00 Per ra"A Week- Al rr Veck- A Estey Chase Read, Reflect, Then Act Quickly Any Reasonable Terms Accepted Remember the Address Be Sure Yon Arl ir k tik tj! 514 16th Street Open Evenings TIE Moiine, III. , 'It' i r J