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TIIK HOCK ISLAND A KG US, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31. 1914.
CALLS CAREY AND
HIS FINE RAISED
Jen Srensden, Tried for Disor
derly Conduct, Faces An
yi abort and ugly word was used by
jtag 6nlM to Special Traffic Offl
p. J. Carey this morning, and re
nted 1 lI f-11 fMM upon him
Acting Police Magistrate C. J.
groeder being raised from 15 to $10
a4 coats cn a disorderly conduct
tia-T-. H faces tie allegation
cftxceed.cg the speed limit, but that
will be tried later.
03cer Carey arrested Svenaden yes
terday, and following his apprehen
jj'tte motorist began abusing the
(cer, tie latter charges, and so this
Boralng Carey preferred a charge of
i'jordar'.y conduct against the man,
gag with the charge of exceeding
speed limit. The case for speed
jjj tit continued until Wednesday,
j-t Stensden was tried for disorderly
coodnct and first fined S3 and costs.
It was then he employed the short
trd s"Jy. n1 ts resulted In the fine
lets raised to $10. He declared he
weald appeal the case, but later re
cocsidered the matter and paid.
After being instructed that the
ctirge of speeding was still held
ifilast him and that he would hare
to appear in police court Wednesday,
&s said as he left the room:
Tre.got $?.000 worth of property
la Rock Island, and when I settle th'.
cut), 111 show you. I'll sell and pull
Jf C Gall, also arrested by Carey
co. a charge of exceeding the speed
Kail, was dismissed when the case
wss tried before Justice Schroeder
etc.. and games of every de
scription were plajcd. Music on the
victrola was cnj.syed. and the merry
company was served with refresh
ments. Many unique and splendidly
gotten up costumes were woru by the
young people, the whole being a most
successful and enjoyable affair.
A crowd of young women carried
out a novel progressive Hallowe'en
party last ever.log. Invitations had
been sent t the young men to be sta
tioned at certain places and here they
were met by masked ghosts, who with
out saying a word conducted their
partners up hills and down hills,
through ravines and pastures, finally
landing at the home of Mies Amy
Anderson on Tenth avenue and Thirty,
third street. Here the company un
masked and the young men found out
for the first time of whom they were
the guests. Here the first course of
the supper was served. The second
course was served in the woods some
distance away. A large bonfire was
lighted and in enormous kettles the
course was prepared. Games were
played and then the company went to!
the home of Mrs. D. W. Dahlsteen on
Forty-third street. Here eleaborate
Hallowe'en decorations were carried
out with everything imaginable that
can be associated with the season.
Games were played, a witch told for
tunes and the last course of the sup
per was served. At each place the
guests were given Hallowe'en favors
and the affair was voted a most unique
and pleasast one.
HAVE TAFFY PULL.
Misses Andora Larrison and Cora
McPearson entertained a company of
ten friends last evening at a taffy
pull, at the home of the former, 814
Forty-third street. Musical uumbera
were enjoyed, games were played and
after the candy had been made, a
buffet luncheon was served in the din
ing room where Hallowe'en decora
tions were used. The affair proved a
HALLOWE'EN BOX PARTY.
Mrs. Will Johnson and Miss Jessie
Bledsoe entertained at a Hallowe'en
' box party last evening at the home of
of the former. 1318 Thirty-fifth street. 60
a friends being their guests. The house
I was beautifully decorated in keeping
CENTRAL MISSION SOCIETY.
Tie Woxnaa's Mission 6ociety
Cettrtl Presbyterian church held
lteetiflg yesterday afternoon w-ih Mrs,
W.N. Phinips.1101 Fourteenth-and-a-; i'h- the season and the lunch was
til street, as the hostess and a large , served in boxes which were drawn by
Mnber of ladies attending. The homo;"1 men. who then selected their part-tc-rte
was given by Mrs. E. Ziexler. ! ners at supper. Music and games
vSo polce on the subject of the Mor-jw"re enjoyed after the supper hour.
bom and the foreign topic, the rhil-1
ippices. was discussed by Mrs. F. D. ! BROADWAY MISSION SOCIETY,
t Walker. During a pleasant social j A largely attended meeting of the
tear the hostess served a nice lunch. I Woman's Mission society of Ilroadway
. ', Presbyterian church was held yester
day at the home of Mrs. K. P. Scott,
1617 Eleventh avenue. Mrs. W. O.
; Lltten conducted the devotional ser
I vices and the topic w as current events
and the Mormons. Mrs. Eila Reed re
: viewed the first chapter in the new
'study book. "The Child in the Midst."
i and Mrs.-Carpenter gave the home
: topic on the Mormons. The ladies
I u-trM fnr4,A4 ft ramttn d f u,r th etnilv
-ert then played. The company went hour for a ,i(fht ,uncn fhat w 8erved
for the th.Td course to the h-m of j
X Eiith H:nk! in East Moi'ne. , SPEND DAY SEWING.
hre mrr Mai. owe en simi and TMnr.ho !..,!(. r..,.r.i...- r ti.
.ortuse t'.re -rrr enjoye.1 he re- j Ijidiwi. Aid WK.(.ty , ,ie FirM Hap.:
Busier cf t everfng. Out-of-town . tM c,urci, nt the day yet-rday at '
riTi were George Baker and Marion tn, ciiurch sewing for their annu il
JTy' Sf?r SKS.
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tell of German troops being
served beer as a beverage, both
on the march and in camp.
When the greatest military
organization in the world recog
nizes the strengthening qualities
of good beer, surely it recom
mends the use of this "Real
German Brew" to the great
army of American beer-drinkers
CACHELOR GIRLS HAVE PART,
The Bec'neior Girls entertained
their boy friends at a progressive Hal
lowe'en party ls.t evening. The first
3Te was served at the home ot
Acna LicSquis: and Miss Either
Odeba; 'he second at the home ot
ti Xliss Era. Mabo and Ed:th Bes
ler asd Stella Baker, and here games
PHONE R. I. 669
Wk, b-)th of C'.r-aro.
sale. At noon dinner was served to 61
ANTI-C NT3 HAVE PARTY. j
The At'l-r-.r's r' Fpf-nrer Memor-'o. B CLUB SURPRISES MISS LEMP
M Method !st ehurh entertained helr j FERT.
f.'ifit at a tnest enjoyable Hallowe'en The members of the O. II. club and
txnj v. erpninr :r. the church rar-',j,f.fr gentlemen friends to the number
'jjTi. Tie roo:r. -re dcorate1 with' of i'O carried out a surprise party last
a-jtuma leaves. iak olinterns. black evening on one of their nunilier. Miss
cits, hots and witches, and games j lu-u-n Impfert. going to her home. ; not b-en for tiie Grand Army of the
rrfu.h to the ss-n were played. H03 Thirtieth street. During her al- j Republic.
Refreshments also were suggestive of I sence they decorated the house withj I am In favor of a strate'it dollar a
the season, the affair proving a m-rry J Hallow e'en suggestions. pumpkins, 1 day pension for every survivor of t lie
ronaa cf pleasure.
Where Tavetmer Stands
As to the Old Soldier
I j'nl. in t;ie woods g.'thirin flowers
m i TA't'vvf:i Mr u-witur , li . c Tn r.i!(in n irlii :ir. have nrrunced the me
United States it America is the gr-at-1 rial l.a.-K, t.s and l.ounuets. And j s enacted on Memorial day.
. . . i.ii.ir..,. ihu v..!- hrn nin,.H Point I wish to make is that the
.- t oil rut i n, tliu llie jimcriiuu . - - x
Has is the mo.st b.'autiful liag on earth.! maikt-r fiacs in the cometeryj
and we could have had neither had it ! Tllev lllore 15i,s i;,is 'ear than
At last t!ie para:Ie starts. Its mili
tary uMx.arai'ice is kept up this year
by tin; prt.;ence of Spanish War Vet-
autumn leaves. blat k cats. etc.. and I'nion armv vim tv..H na rtivu nr'fi'aaa and Jny N-nuls. l.ilt tlie Clliei
No wonder that in the average small
I northern tow n eyes are wet with tears
' as they watch the old Grand Army
march by again. The faces in the line
; are mostly known to all, and some
j are missed. The town kno s the story
The o' all of them.
I have a purpose in rehearsing the
placed ' Polnl 1 wisn to mane is mac tne urana
Army is going, ana going rapidly.
Each month now at the pension office
in Washington 4,000 names are struck
from the roll with the grim word
"Dead" closing each pension account.
Four thousand a month! These men i
who went forth to give their lives for
TWENY-FIVE YEARS AGO
From The Argus Files of 1889
LONGFELLOW PUPILS HAVE
The pcpl's cf the eighth grade
Lccgfellow school, ciareroned by Mr.
as Mrs. Harry Eliis and Mrs. Ida
t"04r. enjoyed a Hallowe'en masquer
4 Piny last evening In the school
Camaaium. The room was decorated
beautifully with novelties of the sea
5. corn stalks, pumpkins, autumn
at her return home she was surprised I more, and have introduced a bill to
interest is in'tli..- brave Utile band of ,he Uukn 51 years ago hardly fell on
to find her home filled with masked
! gliosis. Games of various kinds were
, I played and in the contests the prires
If YOU had Several
THOUSAND DOLLARS to
You would Naturally LOOK
Around for the BEST
Why not Exercise this Pre
caution In Purchasing Coal? Let
Show YOU Where You can
The BEST Returns for Your
Money by Purchasing OUR
SPRINGFIELD 6M LUMP
Telephone for Prices.
Phone, R. I. 1992.
Office and Yards 1503 First
I were won by Royal Owens and Mr
(Weber. Miss Impert was presented
! with a lovely lavalllere. the affair be
I Ing In honor of her birthday. Mrs.
l-mpfert served the company with a
delicious supper, music completins a
very enjoyable evening.
HOSTESS.AT HALLOWE'EN PARTY
Miss Etfima Kouski entertained a
company of friends last evening at her
home. 1112 Tw-enty-first street, at a
Hallowe'en party. Games were play-
I . . . . , 7 ' Ifn-.-t r,,v men Thre i- nitiful t,ie battle field3 and in the fewer hos-
th;-t eflfct. whkh I hope and believe i Armv m. n. i nre i., a pitnui
urtniipt, tut iii.succrssrul, to appear in
will som be consMereJ by congress.
In introducing this bill I have not only
followed the dictates of my heart but
my action has bepri in accord. with my
best Judgmpnt. We can never repay
in dollars and cents the brave men
who went forth to battle that this
nation might endure, and the very i I"1'- '''d
i Most of them still make a brave at
their declining days are made as'
happy and comfortable as possible. 1
BULL MOOSE WIND UP THE
CAMPAIGN OVER COUNTY
uniform. With most the uniform con- J 1 ne country neeas a new sense 01
si.,ts merclv of t!.. black felt hat with u,e Kreal at'ul OWPa 10 lnese men
is sold braid. With some it is mere-!T1'e country owes it to this dwindling
lv the gold bntlon ; in suits of brown. ! band to smooth out their declining
! black, and grav. while a verv few still I years, it cugnt to ne easier ior tnem
;'Mr tl,,. !,!, "sui.s. brass buttons, felt to et ,he,r Pensions. They ought not
to De suDjeclea to tne annoying de
lays and red tape that they have been
tempt to be military in bearing; but ! suojeciea 10 in me past, ineir pen
for all but a f-w the rxrrtion is ter- Biorls ouftht to be bIer a oollar a
. .... - 1 v to rrt tnn miirh 1 -rarwcr nan.
I have mad" it one of mv n-incibal r;Iic- onu; still nave tneir inioyant , " " " : '
step, nut ro. nio: i:p man:: is naiuim --r...- -
,i v lin linvo al. 1 Here "as ueeii luiruuuccu in cou-
marched l-'fore this yar are
ps and automobiles.
the old soldiers, the soldiers' w idows. I -.z-
duties since becoming a member oi
congress to make freoucnt trips to the1'"1"' painful;
pension bureau to give personal atten-lwa's
ed and before the evening's close re-,ion to the pending pension claims of ridirk' in carrfn
fresh ments were served.
and the soldiers' orphans residing in
the Fourteenth district. The volume I
cf pension matters that I am handling
Is so great that it involves much hard
The progressive party this noon work, but there Is nothing that I do
wound up its campaign in this county j here that affords me as much pleasure,
with a shop meeting at the Iloek Is-'Every old soldier or his widow or or-
Plow company. The meeting
was addressed by J. C. Searle and a
number of the local candidates.
Last night the bull moose had a
meeting at Turner hall In Moline. Rep
resentative George FUch. Peoria hum
orist, and Senator Polndexter of Wash
ington, addressed the meeting. Jane
Addams. founder of the Chicago Hull !
house, who was scheduled to also be
present at the meeting was unable to
COURT GIVES $300 FOR
LOSS OF INDEX FINGER
IJoyd Birkel, who was injured Nov.
3", 1312. while working for the Velle
Motor Vehicle company, was award
ed $300 damage. In a lump sum by
Judge R. W. Olmsted in circuit court
yesterday afternoon. A board of ar
bitrators under the workmen's com
pensation act gave Birkel damages to
the extent f ' ! " PP1'1 w"
taken by the company. B. A. Stewart
appeared for the young; man. who lost
his Index finger cn his left hand In the
Italian union printers in New York
city have received 12 a week increase.
newa all the time The
phan is Invited to write me whenever
I can be of service, and while I may
not be able to be successful wit!
every claim. I will obtain the desired
results in every case where there Is a
fighting chance of success.
Each Memorial Day Reveals How Faat
"The Boys" Are Going.
Mr. Speaker, imagine that It Is
again Memorial day. Once more the
old blue ranks are Joined. .With fifes
and drums sounding, the remnant of
the Grand Army comes down the
" Again the old "boys" have met at
the ha'l. It Is not such a numerous
company as met there 10 years ago. or
five or evrn last year. Hut It U still
"Bill." and "Tom." and "Comrade"
with a heartiness that even age can
not take away. There are solicitous
Inquiries after health. Hands clasp
silently In reunion. Many are wonder
ing whose place in the parade will be
vacant next year, next Memorial day.
"Jim" Is beginning to look feeble.
"Sam's" shoulders, always so erect, are
beginning to have an Involuntary stoop
The Belief Corps has been busy for
several davs. But now most of the
active work of preparation has hern!
done by the grandchildren of 'ie vet j
erans. The grand&oas have been out!
the riffht help ia sought at the right
time. Inriigest:on is a torment.
Biliousness causes FufTcrmr;. Either
is likely to lead to worse and weak
ening sickness. TJ;c right help,
the best corrective for disordered
conditions of the ntomach, liver,
kidnej3 or bowels is now known to be
1 gress a bill providing for monthly in
i stead of quarterly payment of pen
sions, and i nope it win pass, rime
flies. Whatever is to be done for
the boys in blue must and should be
and the right t'me to take this fa
mous family remedy 13 rt the first
sifri of coming trouble. Keecham'a
Till have po immediate an effect
for pood, by cicanainff the system
an I purifyir the blood, that ybu
will know afur a few dofs they
Mcciicina In tS World.
TWO LOCAL MEN INJURED
FINGERS IN ACCIDENTS
D. Powell, manager of the Colon
ial theatre, had the index finger of his
right hand badly lacerated yesterday
afternoon while fixing the engine of
his motorcycle. The member will be
Lowell Titterington, employed as
clerk at Collins Bros, in the Safety
building, stumbled and fell in some
manner yesterday afternoon, dislocat
ing the middle finger of his left hand.
Dr. Joseph DeSilva has charge of
BOARD LETS TWO WALK
CONTRACTS AT SESSION
Th'e board of local Improvement this
morning awarded two contracts for
sidewalks and passed favorably on a
watrmaln project. Reiseurs & Potter
securcM the contract for the laying of
concrete sidewalks on Seventeenth
street between Fifth and Sixth ave
nues and Robert Atkinson was award
ed the contract for the installation of
cement walks on Sevent?enth street
between Seventh and Eighth avenues.
Both bids were 13 cents per square
There was a public hearing before
tlje board this morning on the project
of installing watermalivs on Fortyj
second street between Thirteenth and
Oct. 25 The long-heralded mer
chants carnival has seen its opening
at the Rock Island rink and practical
ly every factory and store in this city
has goods on exhibition.
The stage of water at the govern
ment bridge was lower yesterday than
it has been for the past seven years.
It was stationary at .8.
B. D. Show-alter has been appointed
manager of the Rock Island Plating
works to fill the vacancy caused by the
resignation of W. C. Collins.
Oct. 26 In the presence of a few
friends at noon today Miss Amanda
Olson was married to F. Peterson at
Milan. The groom is state's attorney
of Burt county, N'ebr.
The numerous friends of C. J. Lar
kin will be pleased to learn that he
has improved quite rapidly the last
Oct. 28 Miss Alwilda Young has
received a diploma which shows that
she has completed a four years' course
in a Chautauqua circle. She was the
only one of 75 who completed the
Chairman P. J. Carey and the com
mittee of the eight hour league have
arranged for a public meeting at Hil
lier's hall, one week from tonight.
Fourteenth avenues. The board rec
ommended it to the council. The en
gineer's estimate for the job is $325.
REPUBLICANS HOLD LAST
RALLY AT TURNER HALL
The republicans held a rally at Tur
ner hall lats evening at which W. J.
Graham, candidate for the state legis
lature, was the principal talker. Other
of the county candidates were present
and were introduced and some gave
talks. Bleuer's band was present to
entertain the crowd.
It was announced at the meeting
that there would be a session of the
county committee on the fourth floor
or the State bank building tonight.
This will be the last meeting of the
Q. O. P. before the election.
RAISE $140 RELIEF FUND
The secretary of the First Church
of Christ. Scientist, announced today
that the relief fund collected at the
morning service last Sunday amounts
to $140. This fund was forwarded to
the national secretary of the general
relief fund at Boston, Mass., and will
be used for the sufferers In warring
It is expected that the other
thurthes in the city will follow
Oct. 29. John Ohlweiler, C. F. Gaet
jer, C. Riese and J. G. Junge left this
morning for the Docla on a camping,
hunting and fishing expedition.
Oct. 30 The organization of the
Rock Island Choral union was effected
last night at the G. A. R. hall with the
election of the following officers Pres
ident, J. F. Robinson, secretary, George
E. Clapp, treasurer, H. S. Bollman.
The above named officers with the ad
dition of Professor G. R. Housel and
Mrs. George E. Lambert compose the
A very pretty home wedding was
celebrated at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. H. P. Hull at 10 o'clock this
morning, when Miss Minnie J. Hull,
their daughter, became the bride of
Charles C. Truesdale. The groom is
the youngest son of Dr. and Mrs. Cal
Oct. 31 Contractor McDonnell com
menced the filling in of Union square
this morning, hanllng dirt from Sev
enth avenue, east of Elm street.