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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS MONDAY. DECEMBER 7, 1914.
INMATES OF JAIL
5ew Cook Commences Work at
Once Under Different Sys
tem of Dieting Prisoners.
SUPPLY FOR COLD SEASON
Report From County l.nflrmary Are to
Effect That Large Amount of
Vegetables on Hand.
New Elevated Tank Which Has
Jwst Been Completed for the City
There was inaugurated at the county
jail today the now method of feeding
the prisoners and according to Sheriff
George H. Richmond the inmates will
lave on the daily menu some mighty
tzit vigotables and other produce rais
ed at ::: county farm.
The r.ew cook was placed in charge
of the culinary end of the county bas
t;ie wi:a a supply of fresh vegetables
from county farm t'.iis afternoon.
The ja:l comiritUe is undertaking
to feed the prisoners at a minimum
cost ti the county, the matter being
taken away from the control of the
theriff and the expenditures for food
will be raid by the committee from
Ia other words, the committee is
doics -what the sheriff has done here
tolore only that the sheriff received
30 cents per day per prisoner while
the committee is to feed then at cost.
Big Supply on Hand.
Word ccmes from the county farm
tiat there will be at least sufficient
Tegeta'Dies on hand to care for the
prisoners during the winter. Aside
from the amount needed for the county
itfirniary there will be a surplus of
produce large enough for the county
jail use as w ell.
There are 30i bushels of potatoes on
fcand, several barrels of sauer kraut,
hundreds of heads of cabbage and
carrots, onions and other vegetables.
The new plan, it is claimed, will
fiTe the prisoners a diet better fitted
to their health. Lack of exercise,
coup.ed wiih an improper diet, is the
cause of disease, is the argument.
Mrs. French New Cook.
Mrs. Mary French. 1223 Sixth ave
nue, this city, has been appointed by
the committee as cook in the bastile,
and if the reputation the local woman
tas in the kitchen is upheld, the pris
oners will be treated to some fine
The Jail committee in its report to
the board of supervisors, which meets ;
tomorrow, will ask for the advertising;
of bids for produce to be used as soon !
as the supply at the county farm is
mere was some discussion a wmie i which
back for the baking of bread in the
kitchen at the jail, but this plan lias
since been abandoned by the commit
tee, it having learned that the bread
could be purchased about as cheap as
It con'd be baked by the cook. -
Sts -v It t r V - l. t
The Rock Island Bridge & Iron
works has just completed the erec
tion of the new 500,000 gallon ele
vated tank at the reservoir plant at
the cost of approximately $22,000, for
bonds were voted over a yea?
ago. The tank is one of the biggest
improvements made in the water
works system of the city during the
Although a number of labor difficul
ties marred the progress of the erec
tion of the tank, it is now ready for
use. It was inspected last week
and proved satisfactory. It is about
150 feet in height and 50 feet in di
ameter. The city commission will for
mally accept it th;s week.
THINKS MEL8A IS
WANTED IN IOWA
HOLD MEMORIAL SERVICE
FOR A DEPARTED MEMBER
Yesterday in connection with the
corning worship at the First Metho- j
dist churc h a memorial service was
fce'd for departed members of the con-
frea'.ion, Mrs. Nancy A. Eatchelor be
ing the only one who has passed to I
the prat beyond during the year. , Thompson Receives Letter From
Rev. R. G. I'earce offered the memo
rial prayer and the pastor made a few
remarks appropriate to the service.
Also at the morning service an annual ,
tfferir.g for the iJeacon. ss home and :
fco-ipila! at Pooria was taken. The J
money thus collected js placed on the .
bctpital books to the credit of the
local church and i: at any time any
merrier of the church is in need of
care and Is not able to pay for it, that
perron v.i'.l be treated at the hospital
on the credit of the church. The fund
the forziis a sort of sickness insur
much maligned "skunk" has been
found to be one of the most useful
members of the mammal kingdom as
an enemy of full grown range cater-
! pillars, announces the agricultural
Many requests have
been received by merchants in
1800 Block that Goodfellow
Day be postponed at least one
week, owing to the fact that a
number of their patrons desire
to do their Christmas shopping
in the 1800 Block, and in this
way take advantage of the
Goodfellow Day offerings. In
order to accommodate every
one and give all an equal oppor
tunity to participate in the
good things offered for this day
it has been decided to hold
Wednesday, Dec. 16
FIRST ACT BOARD
TO ELECTA HEAD
Supervisors Will Choose New
Chairman at Initial Meet
ing of December Session.
COMMITTEE WORK IS ENDED
Many Important Matters Will Be Up
Before County Solons for Con
sideration During Week.
Sheriff White in Charles
City Asking of Womna,
HAVE INDICMENT THERE
Believe Clairvoyant Charged With
Fleecing Farmer Here, Is Same
One Sought in Hawkeye State.
SHAKES DOOR AND
GLASS FALLS OUT
Bud Marshall Is Arrested on
a Disorderly Charge .by
"Bud" Marshall, colored, appeared
btfere Justice Kuehl this afternoon
on a disordrly conduct charge, pre-
... .. 1 I'erred by William Wheeler.
; heeler, who operates a shine stand
that thd local omciais couia not iearn,at .Nineteenth street, claims that Mar-1 the election of the chairman
TAKE SALTS TO
Eat Less Meat if Y
or Have IJlad-Trouble.
The county board of supervisors
will convene at 2 o'clock tomorrow af
ternoon in a special session. The
body will be without a chairman,
George H. Richmond having been
chosen sheriff necessitating his re
signation. County Clerk H. B. Hubbard will
call the meeting to order, and a tem
porary chairman will be named. After
the chairman pro-tem is chosen, the
permanent head of the board will be
What promises to be a warm fight
will be made for tin.- position. John
Upton, Bowling township; S. It
Wright of this city aad Dr. Fred
Graftlund of Moline are the candi
dates. A number of important matters are
promised to come up for the hoard's
attention, including the new grand
jury plan to be submitted by Super
visor Sam Wright
During the past few days the fees
and salary committee has been in ses
sion going over the county officials
books. The Jail committee was also in
session today, discussing the new diet
plan for prisoners.
Reports of the county officers, and
reports from various committees, will
be among the first matters consider
ed by the board at the conclusion of
ing an a
grand jury here for ile?c- j refused to recognize the warrant when
lowan out f some $2.:!0', . it was served and had to be taken to
Meat forms uric acid wbiru excites j
kid overworks the kidneys in their ef- i
forts to filter it from the sj-3'.ea Reg- j
Jr eaU-rt of meat must flush the kid- j
T occasioQtfJly. You raust reli-v i
tin like you relieve your bo-e!s: j
removing :i ih? acids, waste and poi-
bad in the past of Madame ; shall shook li is door so hard that the
alias Ho.e Stanley, who was i glass was broken anJ fell out. Marshall
word Stat- s Attorney loyd Thomp . the station by force. He is also held
eon received this morning from . on a forgery charge.
( harl?s City. Iowa, tends to convince I Attorney Phil Wells appeared for
the cRiciais tiiat the clairvoyant was j Marshall and was granted a change ot
net the angel in the past that she was j venue from Magistrate Smith's to
credited with being. I Ki:ehl's court. A dozen colored wit-
The message State s Attcrne " nesses were on hand this morning.
Thompson received was from Sheriff j Several weeks ago a stranger robbed
White of Charles City, Floyd county. : Wheeler's change box of a dollar at
Iowa, and was to the effect that there ! the shine stand, and his cup of woe
had b; n indi.-tcd by the grand jury in ) seems to be running over. At that
that place a clairvoyant, name un- ' time Wheeler did not want to prose
known, whom it was thought i3 the cute the thief, but only wanted his
fmp jbla'iani -Meiua, who ut-iiiaicu uunuu uttiiv
DIRECTORS ARE RENAMED
AT CENTRAL TRUST BANK
The annual meeting of the stock-
the deed in tlii.s city.
Wants Her Picture.
The sheriff auks in liis letter that
oa. eip von fel a dull rn!"-v In tno ' state'e Attornev Thomption send li.ra
ktdncv ,,ft,.n .hnm 4 iha Hxrlr .!...... .f M a u m f frlhn. und he I
or.ick headache, dizziness, your stonv j wtld sh,w it' to one cf the victims of , holder, of the Central Trust ft Sav-
clairvoyant who worked in rl..K
(,.. rjortn im u.-neiner inn two - "
V . , IU II ......v
L'hlt I 1J ' " ' 1 " L n ' ' ty,,,.n. , ii 1.H i, nun in
"in sours, tongue is coated and 'hen
the weather is bad you have rheumat
ic twltgs. The urine is cloudy, full
of ledirnett: the channels often fret
Irritated, obliging you to get up two
or three times during the night.
To neutralize these Irriatin? acids ;
td fiufch off the body's unn'j'13 waste !
lH about four ounces of Jad Salts
from any pharmacy; tako a table
pooiiful la glass of water before I
lreakfat for a few days and your
Itfdneys will then act Snt and la4- .
er disorders disappear. Th' famou
"its Is made from the acid of grapei
and lemon Juice, combined Tlth Ilthia
acd has been used for generations to !
clfn and stimulate sluggish kidneya !
and stop bladder irritation. Jad Salts .
U inexpensive; harmless and makes
delightful effervescent lithia-water I
drlck which millions of men and wo
nen take now and then, thus avoid
ing serious kidney and bladder dl
Harper House jUarmacy (Adv.)
Tiie lettrr did not
i ciiarge the clairvoyant
upen. but it is
I tlio tame as
street and Second avenue, this after-
r.ito on what
was indicted ' U'recmrs w eiu auu uuier luuuiio
,.,,w.,n,f.rf If Kb was ",""r,H
the Madame Melba w lio
Hiuiei, lue iunu in
New Jail Plans
Plans for the new county jail and
for the Colona bridge will also be tak
en up. Several appointments are to be
made, the most important of which
will be the naming of a superintendent
at the county infirmary. It is not
thought there will be any opposition
to the re-election of Frank B. Wylie.
A meeting of the county infirmary
committee, composed of Paul Wads
worth, Rural: S. R. Wright, this city
and Charles Tambur, Moline, is being
held this afternoon at the county
infirmary. Plans relative to the erec
tion of a new silo on the farm were
considered. Concrete is the material
church. Walker Station. Roger Peter
son, Grace church, Lambert Esterdahl,
Trinity church, Moline and Miss Hel
en Dunnerson, Salem church, Moline.
Dr. W. H. Blanke and Mr. Brissman
are the committee at large.
Vice presidents of the association
are the presidents of the various
leagues belonging to the central body.
At the business session which was
held Saturday the Young People s so
ciety of the Salem church, Moline and
the Luther league of Trinity church,
Moline were received as members of
the district league, making seven tri
city leagues represented in the district
The business session was followed
1 y a banquet served in four courses
by the Luther league of Grace church
to which 75 young people sat down.
Following the serving of supper a pro
gram of toasts with H. A. Mohl of
Davenport as toast master was given
and responses were made by Rev. A.
F. Bergstrom, J. H. Hauberg, Rev.
Karl Xilsson and Miss Edith Heden.
The program yesterday afternoon
was given at 3 o'clock and the
principal address was delivered by
Rev. J. Wohlgemuth of Oxford, Iowa,
who spoke on the subject "The
Bible" giving a splendid talk on a
subject that took on a new meaning
with the manner in which he handled
it. The program opened with an or
gan voluntary by Miss Mamie Peter
son. Rev. I. O. Nothstein offered pray
er. Miss Esther Johnson sang, selec
tions were given by the choir of the
First Swedish church, this city and
the Luther league rally hymn A
Misrhtv Fortress Is Our God" closed
the 21st annual convention.
SUIT IS IN COURT
Jury Is Selected for Case in
Which Moline Man Is
TRIAL LIST SET FOR WEEK
Local Accident Basis of Suit Which Is
Scheduled to Follow Actiqi
Now Being Heard.
MANY TAKE ADVANTAGE OF
TAILOR MADE SUIT AND
Saturday was a busy day at Bears
tailor shop in the 1600 block, as many
men took advantage of an opportunity
that seldom presents itself.
Mr. Beal considers himself quite
fortunate in securing 100 suits and
overcoats that a reliable tailoring firm
of Chicago was unable to deliver, most
of these garments are models, which
means they are made up first class
in every respect.
A bargain awaits the man who can
find a fit. Regular J25 to $35 values
can be purchased at $12.50, $14.95 and
here that it was ccnlidince
Attorney Thompson rt plied this af
ternoon, sending a likeness of the wo
man and asking that he be informed
irornodiately if the two are the same,
as evidence against the clairvoyant
would then be much stronger.
Madame Melba has since left for
New Hampton, Iowa, where she will
remain until called to this city again
i .. ..i,,r. iim prand lurv If found
U J -urn - ea- - I i.-.r-t
tr. he the Derson w anted in Charles ! 1
City, her arrest will fallow, and If the
case' fails here will probably be taken
II. E. Casteel. H. II. Cleaveland, H.
V. Tremann, C. J. Larkin, M. S. Heagy,
Hugh E. Curtis. II. D. Mack, C. W.
Hawes. W. S. Parks. W. A. Rosenfield,
II. B. Simmon, W. J. Sweeney.
Washington, D. C,
Dec. 7 The
FIRE DISCOVERED IN THE
BOILER ROOM AT THE JAIL
Fire was discovered at 8:45 yester
day morning in the boiler room of
the county Jail. By fast work on the
of the firemen the blaze was
c-jnfined to the southeast corner ol
the room, where it started. The fire
is supposed to have been caused from
a pile of rags lying on a nearby shelf.
The shelf was consumed and a hole
burned iu the flooring above.
Lutheran Young People Ho:
21st Annual Session Rev.
Rev. S. M. Miller, pastor of Trinity
English Lutheran church. Moline was
elected president of the Tri-CIty Dis-1
trict Luther league at the annual!
meeting held Saturday and yesterday i
in Grace Lutheran church. Forty-!
fourth street and Seventh avenue. He
succeeds August N. Brissman who)
has served as president for five years.
Other officers chosen are:
Recording secretary Miss Margar
et Osterman, First church. Rock Island.
Treasurer Miss Ellen Rosenkrana, J
Grace church. I
Executive committee Miss Clara I
Schiele. St. Paul's Davenport, Arthur
Swanson. First church. Rock Island,
Miss Edna Swanson, First church,
Moline, Philip Johnson, Emanuel's
11 PERSONAL POINTS
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Casteel, Mr. and
Mrs. G. W. Wagner and Mrs. F. W.
Head, are at Excelsior Springs, Mo.,
for a few weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. John L. Beecher are
visiting at the home of his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Beecher, 800 Seven
teenth street. Mr. Beecher was mar
ried Nov. 16, to Miss Kathryn Dw-yer
of St. Paul, Minn., the ceremony tak
ing place at St. James Catholic church
Rev. Father J. J. O'Conner officiating.
just opened in Cedar Rap
ids, Iowa, makes the list
of markets 41 covering 10
states in the U. S. A.
TUESDAY, DEC. 8
Pork steak per lb.
Porter House steak lb
Fresh Pork brains, lb.
All Pork sausage per box
in 1600 Block
Witnesses in the personal injury
damage suit filed in circuit court
Saturday against Samuel R. Kennedy,
Moline, testified this afternoon before
a jury. Kennedy is made defendant by
Ollie Bull, next friend to Sanford B.
Sherrett, Moline, it being claimed
that the latter, a youth, was injured
when Kennedy's automobile ran into
a Dicycie on wmcn snerrni roae, near
the corner of Twenty-ninth street and
Fourth avenue. Moline. on Oct. 24.
T' Vi ii i-i? n I --i 11 f i n T-i- mon H m n-n tan '
days ago reported this afternoon and
twelve were immediately selected
without cross-examination from the
attorneys to hear the Kennedy case.
Damages amounting to $163.50 are
It was thought that the case would
go to a jury this afternoon and that
the suit ia which Dr. C. T. Foster,
this city, is asking $1,500 from Fred
R. Young, Moline for damages to the
former's automobile, would be started
before adjournment. The accident is
alleged to have occurred on March
10, 1911 on Seventh avenue, near
On motion of C. J. Searle, attorney
for the complainant, the case of Mrs.
Sadie Bender vs. the Rock Island
Railway company, which was set for
hearing in the circuit court tomorrow,
has been stricken from the docket
and will not be up until the next
term. Mrs. Bender is seeking to re
cover damage for the death of her '
husband, who, it i3 alleged was killed
several years ago, as result of the
breaking of a switch pole.
The following cases are for hear
ing this week:
Cyrus T. Foster vs. Fred R. Young,
Anna Koepke, Admx vs. C. R. I. & P.
C. H. Wayne vs. C. R- I. &. P. Ry
G. Cohen vs. Simon Lewis.
Minnie B. Gray vs. William J. Gray.
Floyd E. DeFrance vs. Sylvan Ice
Reddig Co. vs. John Looney.
Frederick E. Garnett vs. E. B. i
Job a Bredar vs. Wm. H. Ludwig. ;
H. F. Paulsen vs. W. E. Thompson.!
came to this city 15 years ago with his
parents and had lived here since. He
received his early education in the
public schools here and two years ago
graduated from Brown's Business col
lege. He had learned the tinner's
trade, but of late had been doing cler
ical work. He was employed at Ve
lie's Carriage company as bookkeeper
one month before taken ill. He was
well known here in athletic circles,
having played several seasons with,
Those left to mourn his passing are
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Welt
lin; two sisters, Mrs. Katherlne Smith
and Leota of this city, and one broth
er Harry, who resides in Mercer
The funeral services will be conduct
ed at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning
from St. Mary's church. Interment
will be in Calvary cemetery.
Mrs. Jennie Wingler
Mrs. Jennie Wingler passed away
at 11:25 this morning at her home,
2215 Sixteenth and one-half street,
after suffering for over two years
with a complication of diseases.
Mrs. Wingler was born in Canton,
III., where she spent her early life.
Her maiden name was Miss Jennie
Gilbert and she was united in mar
riage to V. S. Wingler in Canton sev
eral years ago.
Besides the husband, two children
The remains will be taken to Can
ton for burial.
The funeral of Michael Kane, pio
neer business man of this city, was
held at 9 o'clock this morning from
St. Joseph's church. Dean J. J. Quinn
had charge of the services, with In
terment in Calvary cemetery.
Goodfellow Day Dec. 16.
Owing to the popular demand of the
public the 1S00 Block Merchants' club
has extended the date of Goodfellow
day from Dec. 9 to Dec. 16. Twenty
dollars in gold and 50 turkeys with
ether presents are to be given away
to patrons of the block on that date. (
is like the bad
E. Luudquist vs.
Sam W. Bowl-
Benj. F. Brussell vs.
Chas. Sherrill. et al vs. II. F. Kirk-
Orrin Leonard vs. Robert G. Summers.
Frank Weltlin, 20 years of uge.d'.ed 1
at 1:15 yesterday afternoon at his
hnne. 2713 Thirteenth av?nue, after
suffering for over IS months with a
complication of diseases.
He was bora in 1894 in Mercer
county, near Viola, and had just pass
ed hU LOth birthday on Dec. 3. He
Established 30 years ago
for loans on Diamonds, Pearls
and Jewelry, Musical Goods,
Typewriters, all choice Hard
ware, Guns, Pianos, Furniture,
Live Stock and Buggies, Sal
aries, etc. Snaps we have
one almost new upright Piano
(Schiller), $100, payments if
you want. One National cash
register, nearly new, one-half
price. One lot of railroad
watches, Elgin, Hamilton,
Waltham, Springfield, and
Howard movements; 19 to 23
jewel, for half price, fully
guaranteed. We pay you cash
for your old gold and stiver,
also will repair your watch,
no matter what's the matter;
fix it all as good as new for
$1 ; think it over.
Private parlors for ladies.
Known all over the trl-clties
The Meanest Man
Phone R. I. 177. 1619 2nd Ave.
Jones for Loans