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THE HOCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY. OCTOBER 81. 1014.
1800 BLOCK CLUB
BUY 9,600 GIFTS
FOR SANTA'S SHIP
Russian Cartoons Uncomplimentary to Germany
Resolutions Adopted Thanking
Public for Cooperation
Big Deal Made in Chicago, $7,
500 Being Invested at
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ALL KEEP CHILDREN WARM
Schools of Single Iowa County Send
$616.65 Raised by Effort! of
Nine thousand and six hundred
Christmas ship presents were pur
chased yesterday by the Chicago Her
ald. As soon as they are property
packed, tney wiil oe sent to the Bush
Terminal in Brooklyn.
The goods, which cost a Chicago
wholesale house J7.500. were pur
chased with one-third that amount,
the reduction being the ship contribu
tion of the mercantile firm.
The money was taken from the
Christmas ship fund and represents
the efforts of hundreds of childen and
grownups toward obtaining practical
Here la Gift List.
Following is the list of presents
Fifteen hundred woolen scarfs.
Fifteen hundred woolen shawls.
Fifteen hundred woolen toques.
Forty-eight hundred woolen caps.
One hundred and forty-four woolen
One hundred and fifty-six pairs
The scarfs are one-half yard wide
and three yards long and are gray,
white, red and black. The shawls are
two yards square some white and!
FEELS EFFORTS JUSTIFIED
Pledges That Full Values Will Always
Be Given and Goods Hon-
'Upholding- German Culture.
The Kaiser aa the Bogey Man.'
Cartoons published by Russian newspapers these days are not what could be called complimentary to Ger
The above cartoons are reproduced from 'Mucha," Warsaw.
to prepare similar consignments to go
to each of the waning nations.
Iowa County Give $616.56.
A draft for 9616.56 has just been re
ceived by the Christmas ship depart
ment in Chicago from the school chil
dren of Clay county. Iowa. The draft
was forwarded by Miss Mary Riley,
superintendent of schools. Miss Riley
sent out only one circular which was
reproduced in several of the papers of
the county. She asks for cash dona
tions only and confined her appeal to
' the children who attend the schools.
Mme. Vandervelde. wife of the Bel-
The toques are of heavy j gian minister of state, will be the
trie meeting 01
wool and are made with a large cuff.
w-hlch may be tnrned down fa cold
weather to protect the face and neck
of the wearer.
The caps also are of exceptional
quality and are arranged with ear
fa ps. which may be held close against
the ears by means of a tie under the
The Jackets are designed for wom
en and children, and the yarn used in
the knitting is especially selected.
The colors are red and black. The
lerglns are made to withstand the
ecldest w-eatber. They are black.
The firm from which the presents
were purchased has been instructed
DAY IN DAVENPORT
The Proof Is Here the Same Aa Every-
For thoe who seek relief fronr kld
ner backache, weak kidneys, bladder
Ills. Dean's Kidney Pills offer hope of
relief and the proof Is here in Rock
Island, t.'ie seme ar everywhere. Rock
Is'anl i-eopte have used Doan's and
Rock Island rcuple recommend Doan's,
the kidney remedy used In America
for 50 years. "Why suffer? Why run
the risk of dangerous kidney flls fa
tal Bright's disease? Here's Rock Is
land proof. Investigate It.
"I still recommend Doan's Kidney
Pills Just as highly as I did some years
ago - says P. C. Beselin, of 1324 Fifth
avenue. Rock Island. "I have to do
heavy lifting in my work and this no
doubt was the cause of my kidney
trouble. The worst symptom was
backache, accompanied by pains In
my sides. The kidney secretions were
unnatural, too. Seeing Doan's Kidney
Pills advertised. I got a supply. They
relieved all the troubles."
Price 50c. at all dealers. Don't alnv
ply ask for a kidney remedy get
Doan's Kidney Pills the same that
Mr. Beselin had. Foster-MUburn Co..
Props, Buffalo, N. Y. (Adr.)
principal speaker at
the Sunday Evening club in Orchestra
hall. Chicago. Sunday. Nov. 1.
The meeting will he in the nature
of a special rally in behalf of the
Christmas ship. Others who will take
part In the meeting are Miss Jane
Addams. Bishop Fallows and Joseph
F. Defrees, president of the Associa
tion of Commerce. Clifford W. Barnes,
president of the Sunday Evening club.
Miss Addams will make the address.
presenting Mme. Vandervelde, . who
will make her first appearance west I
of New York, where she arrived late
She came from Antwerp prior to the
bombardment of that city to appeal
to the American people on behalf of
her country folk, thousands of whom
have lost all their material possessions!
since the invasion of their country,
Mrs. Herman Kroeplin of Chicago
has been visiting relatives here the
past few weeks.
Misses Berth a McMeeken and Bes-
Call Extended for Labor Meet.
Mayor Alfred C. Mueller announced
the personnel of the citizens' commit
tee, members pt which have been in
vlted to attend a meeting to be held
in the council chamber of the city
hall Monday night to discuss the pro
posed bond issue and the problem of
Davenoort's unemDloyed. In the se
lection of the committee the mayor's
aim has been to invite various citi
zens from every walk of life. The
meeting will be called at 8 p. m.. and
will not be public Those invited to at
tend are: P. T. Walsh. J. W. Fuller.
Matthew Gorman, Judge Nathaniel
French, Will G. Noth, Irving Norwood.
Charles Grilk. William H. Korn, Wil
liam Gehrmann. Ralph Cram. Fred
Lischer. E. P. Adler. Adolph PeUrsen.
Thomas Glran, Charles Shuler, C. A.
Flcke. P. N. Jacobsen, Jr., R. A. Ev
ans. H. C. Blackwell. William Heuer,
R. B. Harned. W. E. Petersen. Mike
Wsnzel, E. L. Joff and Chris Kuehl.
The above citizens will meet with the
mayor, and representatives of me cuy
council, levee commission and park
beard. The matter of a free employ
ment bureau, contemplated by the city.
the proposed bond Issue for improve
ment work and other important ques
tions will be up for discussion, the
idea being to provide work for Daven
port's unemployed during the fall and
Workman Falls Off Derrick. Law
rence Carland. 422 1-3 West Second
street, an employe of the Mcrton Salt
company, received minor injuries on
the river front at the foot of Farnam
sie Carmichael spent Saturday visiting ; Etreet, when he lost his balance and
in Coal Valley. j fell from the top of a derrick. The
Will Tennant and family went by i man's left ankle was fractured and
auto to Geneseo Sunday. ! he was bruised considerably about
Mrs. Marshall Harsha is visiting in j the body. He was conveyed to Mercy
the three cities for a few weeks. i hospital in the police ambulance.
Will and J. B. Harsha left Thurs- : o
I Have Annual Picnic. The annual
picnic given by Brown's Business col
lege was held at Devil's Glen. About
j 2K attended. A football game was
played in which the stenotype and
! thcrthaad students defeated the book
keeping students. 6 to o. Games and
; in aa
day on a trip to Nira, Iowa.
; Sunny Hill school will hold a Hal
i low e'en social at the school house Sat
i The Farmers" Social club met Fri'
; day evening at SSTh Jones' home.
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Lawson entertain-!
' ed a ccmoan, of relatives and friends races followed and several bonfires
lnMiai- I were built whera wienies and coffee
The Rock Island countv suoerintend-' were s?rea
ent of schools. Miss Lou Harris, is so-
, liciting donations for the poor la this
Miss Jane Washburn Is very ill.
Orphans' Home Choir to Sing. The
Orphans' Home choir of 30 members,
under the direction of Mrs. Ida R. Cul
berson. will ihg at St. John's M. E.
Sunday school next Sunday morning
at 9:30. Master Walter Judd, mem'
ber of the choir, will sing a tenor solo.
Next Sunday will be observed as tem
perance Sunday and the first half
hour will ba given over to song service.
Lxiciioxv, jjaxvcL oip in.
385,000 Acres Segregated Coal and
Asphalt Lands in Eastern Oklahoma to
Be Sold at Auction Nov. 16 to Dec 2
You do not have to take up your residence
on the land, which makes it a particularly good
proposition for the city man looking for an
Buyers have right to oil, ps ind all other
minerals, except coal and asphalt.
Coal mines in the district have an annual
payroll of 8,000,000. Good markets for all
farm products. Agricultural lands in this tract
will produce corn, cotton, potatoes, alfalfa and
all other farm and truck crops.
Lands appraised at from $1 to $25 per acre.
For full information, descriptive circulars and advice as to how
to get maps and other djta from the Government concerning
these lands, address
S. F. BOYD, CMral A(n4 PuMt Dept.
ROCK ISLAND UNU
L. M. ALLEN, PutMftr Traffic Manager
718 La Sail Station. Chicago
Paul McMeans a Cattle Expert.
Miss Ida Rurrows has b?en pleased to
hear of the success of Paul McMeans,
a former student at the Ida institute.
Paul has enswersd the call of "back
t3 the farm." and 1s herdsman of the
big Shamrock herd of Aberdeen Angus
cattle, which is making Its owner,
Judsa E. H. Small, famous down in
the Panhandle country, where it cap
tured most of the honors at the big
cattle fthows. A Texas exchange men
tions Paul as "aa expert In hia line."
and says his pockets were bulging
with ribbons when the herd captured
one strand champion premium, four
champion and 17 first, premiums at
the Panhandle fair. In fact, he la dip
ping into the business himself and
some or nis own cattle were among
the prise winners.
Suits for Divorce, Suit for dlvorc
has been filed In district court by
George Rogers against Bertha Rog
ers, on statutory grounds. The peti
tion states they were married May 21,
Suit f-r divorce has been filed by
Dorothy Stoddard against H. Albert
Stoddard on the ground of cruel and
, rttd in Vinton, Iowa. July 17, 1905.
Suit for divorce has been filed by
Sadie Vrooman against her husband.
George I rooman. They were mar
ried In Davenport July 12. 1907, and
separated in 1913. The ground Is
cruel and Inhuman treatment
thi8 one and $252.50 on a $200 note,
or a total of $1,515 and Interest on
Petition in Intervention. Petition
and plea in intervention in the action
of Bertha M. Weber against Preston
M. GoId, administrator of the estate
of Carl G. Carlson, has been filed by
Christ Kautr. The intervenor claims
the sum of $350 .against the insurance
policy of decedent.
Negress Steals $38 at Fuller Home.
A colored woman Thursday visited the
home of Mrs. Katherine A. Fuller, 1126
Perry street, and asked to be allowed
to do cleaning work in. return for her
dinner. She was given a job, but half
an hour later mysteriously disappear
ed, taking with her $3S which had
been placed in a cupboard. In ex
change for the money the woman left
behind her a j-.rket and a sweater
coat. Detectives Kinney and Brady I
placed a suspect under arrest, but she
was subsequently dismissed, members
of the fuller family stating that she
was not the thief.
Citizen Held Up at Gun', Point.
As E. P. Lantau was nearing his home,
607 West Fifteenth .street, Thursday
night, a bandit stepped out from be
hind a tree, shoved the muzzle or a
revolver into his victim's face and or
dered him to hold up his hands. Mr.
Lantau complied with alacrity and was
relieved of a small amount of change,
after which he was permitted to con
tinue his journey. The police were
notified and plain clothes men were
detailed on the case. Tha holdup oc
curred on Fifteenth between Scott and
Have Coops for 1,600 Birds. That
there will be cooping sufficient to ac
commodate 1.600 birds was assured at
the meeting of the Mississippi Valley
Poultry association, held here last
night. It was stated that the premium
list is now ready for mailing. All the
coop!ng for the Davenport show will
Le uniform and it will be furnished
to the exhibitors free. Large show
catalogues will be issued during tha
week of the show, giving the names of
all breeders and the winners of prizes.
Four pans of chickens and a large
turkey will be given away to the pa
trons. Licensed to Wed. John L. Schulz
The 1800 Block Merchants' club held ;
a meeting yesterday afternoon at the
I New Harper, at which time resolu
tions were drawn up voicing the grati
tude of the members in regard to the
success of the opening ana aouar
day" features Thursday. No other
business was transacted, and plans
for the coming months were put oiT
until the nest session. The resolu
Whereas, In our efforts to make the
Inauguration of "dollar day" interest
ing and attractive to the people of
this vicinity we were materially as
sisted by the press, city officials, the
M. W. A. drill team and by the people
Whereas, The very liberal response
of the buying public to our bargain
offerings; the promptness end willing
ness of property owners in painting
and improving their property; the
splendid manner In which the police
supervised and regulated the traffic
and the noticeably good nature and
conduct of the people during the even
ing, all contributed in making our day
a complete ana unquaunea success.
Therefore be !.
Resolved. That we, the merchants of
the 1800 block. In meeUng assembled,
do herewith express our deep appre
ciation to all the people for their lib
eral response to our efforts, to the
property owners, public officials.
Woodmen drill team and all others
who assisted us in our movements,
and be it further
Will Advertise Honestly.
Resolved, That we herewith indi
vidually and collectively pledge our
selves to at all times give the public
full value for the money they spend
with us, and on all occasions when
this association has special days all
merchants bargains will be genuine
and just as advertised.
In Placing Your
in this bank yon are assured of its Security, be
cause of the established reputation of the insti
tution, as a safe, stroug bank with large re
sources behind it.
Capital, $100,000 00.
Undivided profits, $50,000.00.
4 interest, comp ounied semi - annually,
paid on deposits,
Make Our Bank Your Bank
a. K. CA STEEL, President. M. S. HHAGY, Vice Pres. H. B. Simmon, Cash.
6outhwest corner Second avenue and Eighteenth street.
CLASS OF FIFTY
V. Cavanaugh, both of
TOO ILLTO WORK
A Weak, Nervous Sufferer
Restored to Health by Ly
dia 7. Pinkham's Veg
Obituary Record. Mrs. Myrtle Da
vis, wife of C. W. Davis, died at 912
Harrison street after a lingering ill
ness. She was 63 years old. The sur
vivors are a brother, Jesse Foiles of
Florence Station, 111., and a sister
Mrs. Benlah Cook of St. Louis, Mo.
Mrs. Maria Henrietta Petersen died
at the family home, 1916 West ISixth
street, after a lingering illness. She
was 64 years old. Deceased was born
in Eckcrnforde, Germany, May 2S,
1S50, and was reared in the old coun
try. On Mav 6. 1878. she was mar
ried, and five years later came to the j
United States and to Davenport. She
had since lived here. She is surviv
ed by her husband, Charles Petersen;
two sons, Charles Herman Petersen
and Hugo C. Petersen, and two daugh
ters. Miss Freda Peterson and Mrs.
Jnsanhine Hirat. all of this city. Fu
neral services will be held at 2 o'clock
Sunday afternoon from the home, with
interment In the City cemetery.
Woodmen of World and Friends
Numbering 400, Attend Fes
tivities in This City.
Mail Men Meet to Perfect Or
ganization and Name J. H.
Suit on Note. Olive Sabine has In
stituted action for recovery of 1,000
alleged to be due on a note from Sam
uel and Endora Gleadall. The note
was assigned to the plaintiff by the
original bolder. It was drawn June
14. 110, and payable June 14, 1912.
and was due with interest Oct. 28. 1914
The plaintiff asks for 11.262.60 due on
Kasota, Minn. "I am glad to say T
that Lyuaa E. Pinkham s Vegetable
Compound baa done
more for me than
anything else, and I
bad the best physi
cian here. I was so
weak and nervous
that I could not do
my work and suf
fered with pains low
down in my right
side for a year or
more. I took Lydia
E. Pinkham 'a Vege
table Compound, and now I feel like a
different person. I believe there is
nothing like Lydia E. Pinkham's Vege
table Compound for weak women and
young girls, and I would be glad if I
could influence anyone to try the medi
cine, for I know it will do all and much
more than it is claimed to do." Mrs.
Clara Feanks. R. F. D. No. 1, Maple
crest Farm, Kaaota, Minn.
Women who suffer from those dis
tressing ills peculiar to their sex should
be convinced of the ability of Lvdia E.
Iinkham'a Vegetable Compound to re
store their health by the many genuine
and truthful testimonials we are con
stantly publishing in the newspapers.
If you liave tlie slightest doubt
bat Lydia. K. IMnkliam's Vegeta
ble Com pound will lifj n you, wrl to
to Lyd ia 1 n k ha m M.Uicl nr Co.
(confidential) I.ynn.Mass., for ad
vice. Your letter will Ims opened,
reud and nnawerod bvn womnn.
andrticld In strict comldaucc I AH the
Advsrtiaexaaoc I Axgua.
Delegates from Rock Island, Moline
and Davenport branches of the Letter
Carriers' association, met last even
ing at the Safety building and perfect
ed the Trl-City council. The follow
ing officers were elected for the year:
President J. H. Luebeck; Rock Is
Vice President C. O. Hanson, Mo
line. Secretary-Treasurer W. H. Fries,
Sergcant-at-Arms L. E. Burch, Rock
The following were appointed by the
president to act as the executive com
mittee: W. G. Kurth, Rock Island;
Fred Feutcher, Davenport, and C. O.
Publicity committee: E. F. Stroehle,
Rock Island; T. E. Pillion, Davenport;
August Celus. Moline.
Regular meetings will be held by I
the council every three months in the
three cities in rotation.
About 400 members of the Woodmen
of the World, Woodmen circle and
their friends attended the entertain
ment and class adoption, held by the
orders at Odd Fellows' hall last night.
The meeting was in charge of Camp
No. 85, W. O. W. and Grove No. 27, W.
C, and was one of the most success
ful ever held In the tri-cities. The
campes and groves of Davenport, Mo
line and Rock Island participated and
50 candidates were reported as hav
ing been secured during the class
The session opened with an address
of welcome by Consul Commander H.
O. Larrance of Camp No. 85. The en
tertainment was then opened by a pi
ano solo by Miss Dorothy Deisenroth.
Little Miss Harriet Paulsen sang a
song and gave a recitation which j
were much appreciated and heartily
applauded. The competitive individ
ual, axe manual drill which was par
ticipated in by members of the Uni
form rank degree team of Carnival
camp of Davenport, Camp 91 of Mo
line and Camp S5 of Rock Island, then
took place, the first prise being won
by Walter Kier and the second by
George Cook, both members of Camp
85. Ray Summers and John Benders,
members of the crack team of Camj
26, M. W. A. acted as judges.
Emil Hass then gave several humoi
ous readings and was followed bj
Nicholas Crossland. field manager a
the W. O. W. for central Illinois, whi
delivered a fraternal address, traciai
the growth of the spirit of fraternal in
surance orders and the vast amount o
good they had done in the protectloi
of homes and the help afforded th "
widows and orphans of deceased mem
bers. At the close of his address tht
friends of the members who were no
candidates retired to the dance hal
and Camp 85 and Grove 27 proceeds
with the initiation of all candidates
afterward joining their friends and en
joying the balance of the evening sa
"Yes, I am going to run for office."
"Your friends seem pleased."
"So do my enemies. And that loofc
kind of ominous, don't you think 7"
Inflammatory Rheumatism Quicklj
Morton L. Hill of Lebanon. Ind.
says: "ily wife had inflammator;
rheumatism in every muscle anc
joint; her suffering was terrible ant
her body and face were swollen al
most beyond recognition; had beei
in bed for six weeks and had e!gh:
physicians, but received no benefl'
until she tried Dr. Detchon's Relle
for Rheumatism. It gave immedlatt
relief and she was able to walk ii
three days. I am sure it saved h
life." Sold by Otton Gratjan, 1501 Sec
ond avenue. Rock Island, and Guff
Schlegel & Son, 220 Second street
Have a Smooth, Beautiful Skin
Science has now made it possible to eradicate the various
skin diseases, and to have a clear, smooth', beautiful skin.
, . Eczema Remedv
is the scientific preparation that removes the cause of eczema
in its various forms, and restores the skin to a normal, heaHhv
condition. The itching and burning of Eczema, Tetter, Ring
worm, Barber's Itch. Da ndruff and other skin diseases are re-
obu ujr .ueruoi Jsczema Remedv. W nr ,ihnri,H
yuamveiy guarantee this remedy. Two sizes 50c and J1.00.
For sale by
H. O. ROLFS,
Harper House Pharmacy,
COMMITTEE GOES SOON
TO INVITE SUNDAY HERE
The committee of the Tri-Clty Min
isterial association which has been
authorized to take steps to secure a
visit here of Hilly Sunday, the noted
evangelist, will go to Des Moines the
coming week In an effort to prevail up
on hiui to conduct an evangelistic cam
The committee will make the trip
e!thor Wednesday night or Thursday
morVing. Sunday will open a series
of evangelistic sermons in Des Moines
I Mially Sunday nus dates Tor a year
or more in advance. The committee
is composed of Revs. D. A. Johnson,
O. T. Dwinell, J. L. Vance. N. J. Fors
berg. Rev. J. H. Miller of Moline and
Dr. Frank Cole of Davenport.
news all tha time The
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Lewis' Single Binder
smoked by more men who
l smoking- 10c cigars
other 5c cigar made,
y is the tobacco extra
id carefully selected,
icred from two to three
ears under our own direc
tion and by ourown process.
why it maKe?
comes to ycu
frosh find clean
from the maker's
table, wrappea i j
its Famous Tin
'Foil Smoker FccK-
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