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TIIK ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, THURSDAY, .TANTJAR.T" 21, 1915.
i JITNEY AUTOS TO
UST OF OFFICERS
8aU H. A. Clerenstiae as
Thrice Chistrioai Matter
of Ma ode Bodj.
Belgium's Queen Writes a Letter of
Appreciation to Women of America
The Restaurant of the
Philip Henrici Co.
Idea Hits Coast 'With Rush as
Four Cities Report 2,375
Newly elected officers of Rock Is
Iu4 Gouadl Ho. 20. Royal and SeJeet
Mttn, were forcaaily UjU!!4 laJt
evening at Maeoeic temp!. The work
wa la charge of Chart Schneider.
IMt tUoetrtoas ma tar.
TIom seated were:
Thrice riiuTioua Muter II. A.
- Deputy Vaster C. A. Jlailjrren.
Princlp! Conductor of Work j
Treaaorer M. S. Heajcy
Recorder L C. Denrherty.
Captain of Guard O. W. Thatcher.
Conductor P. E. Jenklnson.
Bleward A. K. I -am p.
Sentinel J. 8. Roaaatki.
Special Taxation Notice.
Not- la kereby given to ail per
om Interest) that the city council
of Rock Island. IlUaota. having order
ed that a lo-al Improvement be made
by paving ISth avenue from th to
12th atreoU, th ord-nar.ee for the
aame tetnar on file In the efflc- of the
Ity clerk and th city having afpl.ed
to the county court ct Itork I.tland
county fr an s.:rfesxn-nt ot the casts
of said lmpfouninl. according to
froatace. and an ee!e:nent therefor
caring been made aruj returned to
aid court, the final bearing thereon
wtll be held on the third day of Feb..
A. T. IMS. at the h;ur of 9:00 o'cl-H-k
a. m, or aa onn thereafter a th
baetnena of the fourt will permit. All
persons desiring may Cie objections
tn said conrt before the aald day and
may appear on the hearing and make
their defe-nae. Said ueitr.ent Is
payable In nine (9 Installments, and
ail lnrtal'mfecf. er pt the flrot shall
bear Interest from and after dates of
conflrxr.aon until paid at the rate of
St per cent g-er annum.
II. P. SOHRIVKR.
Officer Appointed to Mike Aaaes
ment. January 1. 1315.
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"Lfie a ray of xanthine in the dark
est hour of Belgium'a history" Is the
way In which Queen Uizabeth dp
acribes the food which Anierlca Is
daily providing to the women and chil
dren of her atiicken country.
"It ftlTea me Rreat pleasure to be
come patroneM of the Woman's Sec
tion of the Commission for Keiief in
Belfrium." rwritea Elizabeth to Mr..
Llndon W. Rates, chairman of the
Woman's Section, whose offices are at
No. 1 Madison irpnu?. New York City, j
At the same time I wish to extend
to the women of America the deep
itratitude of the women of Belgium fur
the work which they are doinir for my
people. The Helglan women have
fought a brave fight, and are still fight
ing for the common cause of human
liberty to dear to every woman's
With the letter from Belgium's
Queen also came one from King Al
bert's sister, Henrlette. who writes:
"I gladly accept your Invitation to
become patroness of the Woman'B Sec
tion of the American Commission for
Relief in Belgium. I know that I
speak for every Belgian woman and
every Belgian child when I say that
we thank Cod for what you are doing.
Now that the extremity of our dis
tress is becoming known, we feel sure
the tender hearts of the women of
America will respond to our cry.
"Food is terribly needed by millions
of my brave brother's unhapp sub
jects, who still remain in their native
land. Before winter is over the need
will become still more desperate. In
the name of the suffering women and
little children of Belgium, I ask the
women of America to help us."
Yru should count health as a
alu.iMe aset. It means
more strength anl vigor; al
$i perfect (iigcMion and as
Mrnilation. You can help Na
ture attain thi condition by
the use of
DAY IK DAVENPORT
Stolen Party Gowns Valued at $800
Found Jealousy and a passion for
revenge again turned state's evidence
when aa Armenian laborer came to
the sheriff's office and told thai official
the name of four men who bad stol
en the trunk of Mrs A. LeVe'le. a so
ciety woman of Crinneii, Iowa, con
tatnjn gown and Jewels of the value
of about ISAO. Sheriff Uni Kckhardt
waa led to Beitendorf by bin informer
and told where the men lived. With
a search warrant the sheriff entered
The Moat Remarkable Ever Held In Davenport
You Don't Pay a Dollar Until March
the iiomes of the three men and after
finding two gowns be gave them the
"third degree" and (bey coofessed the
rest Sidroo Bose. Sam Kazellion and
Mike Pole. Armenians, were arrested
and brought back to the county Ja'.l.
The fourth man escaped, and, accord
ing to the sheriff's informer. lie is
on his way to St. 1-ouis. Police ol
that j.laco have bevn notilled and it
Is expected that he will be arrested
when he B'ts off the train. At Bt-t-tendorf
Bose and Kazellion were liv
ing n the same house. When the
sheriff searched the place he fauna
two gowns and after a tew questions
they told him where the balance of!
the loot was. lie found other gowns
and women's wearing apparel buriea
under a shed in the yard and also
found more at the p'ace. of Mike Pole.
j Among the stolen articles was a 1ia
! mond studded lavaliorre. This was
j discovered at, Pole's place. The trunk,
j 'belonging to Mrs. LuVelle was btolen
i at the Kock Island depot on Nov. 2.'.
I She was coming to Davenport and had
I checked her trunk this far. It is re
' turned that the Austrians, who were
, on the same train, tore the baggage
necK. on tne trunK ana took u away
snd to be patient with their bosses,
j No one notified him of his mistake
j until the theatre party at the Colunv
bia last night. It was only then tiiat
he got out of the wrong pew.
Bootlegger Is Arrested Here
George Baker of Muscatine was placed
und'r arrest here on a warrant sworn
out by County Attorney Jehens before
Justice Phil Daunt. The charge was
bootlegging. He was taken to Musca
tine and facs an indictment of boot
legging recently returned by the grand
Four Births The following births
were registered at the city hall: Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Lipins, 1018 West
Fourteenth street, girl; Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph K. Caves, 112 Brown street,
girl; Mr. and Mrs. Tony Maksher. COS
Federal street, girl; Mr. and Mrs. ller
n:an Jasper, 30.10 Harrison aireet, girl.
San Francisco, Cal., Jan. 21. How
seriously the advent of the "jitney
auto" threatens to affect street rati
road companies in Pacific coast cities
in 1915 is shown in estimates compiled
here. The Jitney men report their
minimum average receipt at ?l an
hour for an eight hour day.
In the four most populous centers
on the coast the San Francisco Day
cities, Los Angeles, Portland land Se
at tie the number of -ars now in op
eration Is 2.375 and their minimum
daily receipts, figured on this basis, ag
At this rate the jitney cars would
take from the traction companies in a
year $6,933,000 if operated in their
present numbers. But the business is
only in its Infancy.
In San Francisco the number of cars
has doubled in the last week, and an
organizer of the jitney men has as
sured officials of the Panama-Pacific
exposition that there will be 2,000 cars
to handle exposition crowds on the
opening day, Feb. 20. The invasion
has just reached Portland, which U"w
has only 75 Jitney cars.
Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 21. Seven
teen motor cars, several of which
were driven by their owners, entered
into competition today with street
cars in Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas
City, Kans., hauling passengers for a
fare of 5 cents. The cars ran from all
parts of the city to a central station in
the downtown district. One of the
cars was driven by a woman. The
motor car owners declare they are in
the transportation business to stav.
Most of them reported a heavy day's
Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. 21. Follow
ing the failure of the cityandthe street
car company to agree on a franchise
the movement to establish "jitney"
bus lines is growing. Already one is
in operation here and more are ex
pected. If the street car company does
not get a franchise by March it must
vacate the streets by order of the su
ASK FOR BARGAIN
A beautiful 63-note Player Piano.
fully guaranteed, (lightly u
Frae Roll. Fre Bench.
Regular Price $600,
January Sale Price
52-50 Per Week.
Aafc.for Bargain No. 9. Singer
Player Fiano. S-not. 2 par
It ri -i Al Si
ill U rftf Si
Ambassadors Send Thanks Daven
porters who contributed to the German
War Belief fund received the thanks
of the German and Austro-Hungarian
ambassadors at Washington in a let
ter tent to Secretary John Berwald of
the Citizens committee. The letter
expresses appreciation for the second
draft of $G,000 sent from Davenport.
Lhe trunk and took it away, i it is signed by Count Berns
They also had several suit cases man ambassador, and Ambassador von
j which they checked, and they took tiiei Dunbar of Austria-Hungary.
trunk away with these For several
weeks the police and hheriff's oflice
v.atched the pawn brokers, but ttu
Armenians evidently feared detection
and concealed the stolen articles
around their houses. They were
working as laborers in Betiendorf.
has the smallpox at her home, 32S
West Eighth street. Both homes have
been placed under quarantine.
Ernst Wilckens Buys the Elite
Commencing Jan. 31 JErnst Wilckens
will take over the management of the
well known Klite theatre in the "3o0
block" on West Second street. Charles
Berkell, the present manager, severs
his connection with the Elite next
Sunday. Immediately after Sunday's
performance the house twill be turned
over to a corps of painters and deco
rators and the following six days will
witness a thorough renovation.
Seeks Divorce Suit for a decree
of divorce has been filed by Hazel
Klusmeyer against H. B. Klusmeyer
on the (grounds of cruel and inhuman
treatment. They were married in Os
kaloosa, Iowa, April 18, 1909.
has been favorably
known to all Chica
goans for 46 years.
No wines or liquors
are sold there and the
class of patronage is
far above that of the
It is just such a place
as a gentleman would
advise his wife or
daughter to patronize
and just such a place
as he would prefer.
The keynote is refine
ment and you will find
there the very highest
quality of cookery
and service at mod
H Philip Henrici Company
H VM. M. COLLINS, President
H 67 W. Randolph Street
H CHICAGO H
E5 Between Clark a.nd Dearborn Streets SEE
r" One-half Block East of City and County Buiidincs SS
A Good, Cheap. Home-Made Remedy.
posit station in the north section of
the city. There will be a case of about
250 books and la library assistant will
be in charge.
Obituary Record Following a long
Pariah School Shows "Movies"
i A moving picture show was an innova
' tion at the Sacred Heart cathedral
, parochial school The show was given
i In connection with a chicken supper
served In uie gymnast. u:u of the new
$100,000 parochial building last eve
ning A Power's number six moving
picture machine has been installed in
When in need of a good remedy for worth makes a whole pint when mixed
severe, stubborn coughs or colds, why ; at home with siinnlv ono pint of
Establish a New Library Station I y wmcu is guarameeu win, sugar ana one-nan pint or water, j ma
The public library will open a new de- j Da Iouna tlle most satisiactory remedy j remedy positively docs not contain
ijuu ever uctru, nuu gei jgui mu-.iej' i e- caioroiorm, opium, iiiorpiiin-j or any
in case it should not prove so, instead 'and children are fond of it. The above'
of buying one purely on the exaggerat-j druggists will refund the money tu
ed claims of its manufacturer or on! any person who finds this remedy
the strength of testimonials from i does not give perfect catisfaoi Ion. r
It is signed by Count Bernsdorff, Ger- illness. Julius Ceurlnk. a member of:"1"'8. JU u" " or it is mot loun.l tne very ben ever
the well known hardware firm of ov""-l""' u,,j4JC3 auu ilu naenug i uieu iur cougns, coius, nroijciinm,
Geurink Brothers, died yesterday i your money 7 In bu-vinS Schiffmann's j croup, whooping cough or hoars, ness.
morninir at a looal linsnimt ti xv Q i Concentrated Kxpectorant, besides se- You will be the sole judge, and under
Davenporter Knew Man Shot as Spy ! 3S i'ra of ase. Mr. Geurink was born ' c"n?s " absolute guarantee of its j this positive guarantee absolutely no
-Karl Ficke. German, who was shot i -N'v. 24, 1S77, near Walcott. Iowa. He , efficiency from these druggists, you j risk is run in buying this remedy,
as a spy in Capablanca, Morocco last I resided there for many years, coming ; also get abou,t eish tinles as nmch : Dniggist.s everywhere are authorized
Sattirdav w well tn n a i to Davenport about 14 years a-o. He I excellent cough medictae as you would . to sell it under the same guarantee, or
Ficke of navennort w h rr,ot .h.'fiwaa married Sent. 15.' 1909. at 3t I buying most any of the old-fashion-! order direct of It. J. Schiffmann.
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cu, ccu.-ujauc nuua, uctiiuse ou ceui3i aui, .viinn.-
mer at the Hotel Cecil in London in
June of 1912. The two were not relat
ed. Karl Ficke was a prosperous
wholesale merchant 60 years old.
Licensed to Wed Joseph F. Gauk
ler and Grace Offerman, Davenport;
Fred -Tonn of Davenport and Rose
Mees of Rock Island; Adalph R. Rles-)
sen. Walcott and Leona C. L. Hamann.
Stockton; tdward Moldenschardt of
Joseph's church to Miss Josephine
Freund, who survives. Mr. Geurink,
with his brother, entered the hardware
business about eight years ago, main
taining a retail store on Harrison
street. He was actively engaged in
his duties until ill health forced his
resignation, which took place last
May. Besides his wife he is survived
by his mother, Mrs. Klizabeth Geu
rink: six brothers, Barnard. Theodore.
I the auditorium. The first reel included Long Grove and Margaret Mayerhofer ''fury, Louis, Joseph and -Edward
Sarah. Bernhardt In "La Tosca," views I or Stockton; Forrest C. Field and Geurink. all of Scott county, and three
of the International Kucharistic con-j Sarah M. M. Cahill, Davenport; Her- i sisters, Mrs. J. L. Werthmann of Scott
Kress held In (Quebec and of Pope Pius : nian Ast of Walcott and Alma Behrens ' county. Sister Mary Confilla of Mil-
COAL SALES CV
Ask for 8argaln No. It, Smith
A Baroee M-nota Playar Plana.
12 per weak.
Ask for Bargain No. 12. Cecillan
Player Piano, nearly new. 5650
instrument. $2.00 per weak.
Price .... $385
Aak for Bargain No. 2, Walworth
Player Plane, new, 1914 modal.
S3 per week.
Here Are a Few Used Piano Bargains
Aak for Bargain No. 39 Smith A
Barnes, golden eak 48
Ask for Bargain No. 24 Walnut
upright, plain CI 111
case l IU
Aak for Bargain Ho. 25. Hlnze up
right, good tone, $1 per 11
Ask for Bargain No. S3. Knabe
Parlor Grand, 11,000 new, $1.50 per
NO MONEY DOWN UNTIL MARCH
(Qirnggo' IViIusic Mouse
r 12t CaeC SseowJ SC. Davenport. Iowa.
ywww vw, V pr
week. Sale Price
Ask for Bargain No. ;
. Bros. upright, fancy wi
$1-25 per week.
Sale Price .
X and the ratican gardens. Humorous
reels also were included
Botany Expert to . Investigate To
examine a new alfalfa disease which
appeared in Scott county for the first
time last fall. Prof. L. II. Pammel.
bead of the botany department of Iowa
State college at Ames, will make an
Inspection visit to the farm of Charles
Lau tomorrow. Prcf. Pammel is to
speak .before the annual Walcott in
stltute Friday and Saturday. The
largest crowd that has ever attended
an institute in this vicinity is ex
pected at the two-day sessions of the
j Walcott meeting according to a letter
receivea loaay ny o. tv. j.ii:;b oi uie
Farm league from Henry Strohbebn
of Walcott. The record crowd Is ex
pected Friday night when "The Dawn
of Plenty," the motion picture feature
depicting the development of agricul
ture, will "be given. Exhibits in large
numbers hare already come in.
Four More Cases Smallpox Four
additional cases of smallpox in
enport were reported yesterday
anu .Mrs. T. C. Dequeue and their 2-year-old
son are ill of the malady at
their home. 522 West Third street.
Margaret Wiggers, 5 years of age, also
Simple Home Remedy Easily Applied
Cms Quick Relief-sad Costs
Nothing ta Try.
I Minister Prays for Higher Wages.
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ononor ngun -mu. iu omoud Saul from m Sinclo TriaL
Cooper got tn the wrong pew. H was, l-jramid pile itemed)- j-ives q-ii-k
i at the opening eeasion of the Iowa relief. 6top3 itching, bleeding or pro
J Master Plumbers' conrention. Dr. trudicg piles, hemorrhoids and all r"c
i Cooper was glTlng the Invocation. He, tal tro-ibles. in il:e Drivarv of vm.r... ,.
i . . . i m . . i , . - - - -- --
; prayra ior luoner sortuiK nonra ana' some. ryramld
j more pay in the plumbing trade.
I evidently thought he was speaking ; t icgle box often cures
before the men who worked by the ' A trial treatment wlil be malled Ires '
cay ana not u piumo.nn roatnaari , iur me asking Pyramid Cru Co
who lay out the wages. Dr. Cooper 517 Pyramid Bldgs, Marshall. MIch
advised the men to go slow, however, (Adv.j
Till- 1 , -
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Hei eale at ail druggists. 50 cents a box. A
waukee and Clara Geurink, at home.
The funeral will take place tomorrow
morning from the home, 2730 Main
Dav-! street, with services at 9 o'clock at St.
Mr. Joseph's church. Burial will be made
in the Holy Family cemetery.
Mrs. Maria Schmidt, a former resi
dent of Davenport, who had attained
tiie age or more than 90 years, died
at her home in Avoca, Iowa, recently,
according to advices received here.
Mrs. Schmidt was born July 25. 1824
in Germany. She came here with her
husband, whom she married April IS,
1S54, in Russow, Germany, in the early
50's. He died 17 years ago. They re
sided in Davenport until 1S7S. when
tney lert ror Avoca, where she has
since made her home. She . is sur
vided by one daughter. Mrs. Johanna
Port; three grandchildren and eight
Reginald E. Wood, a former resident
or tnis city, died at hts home in Ot-'
tumwa, Iowa, aiter a long illness of
over four years' duration. Heart
trouble is given as the cause of death.
He was but IS years of age. The body
arrived in Davenport last eveaing and
was taken to the O. C. Hill chapel,
from where the funeral was held at 10
o'clock this morning, with interment!
In Oakdale cemetery
Fritz Belui. 7S years old. died yes
terday morning at a local hospital aft
er a brief illness. Xo relatives anr.
Get the Most Out of
You can get no more out of a stove in the way of heat than
you put into it in the way of coal. Often the bst efforts
of a good cook and a good stove are defeated by poor coal.
A hot, steady, even fire is necessary for good cookinj;. That
is the kind of a fire given by
The Coal That Satisfies
Because it is hard it lasts longer than ordinary coal. It bums
more evenly and gives more heat.
You can be sure of coal quality by buying Lehigh Valley
Anthracite. But gt the coal
you ask for. It is sold by
most dealers. If your df-aler
doesn't supply it ask him to get
it, or vrite
UslfeJ LEHIGH VALtEY
This Sisn is DiiDlayad br Oaaier.
wbo sell Lehizh Vall.jr AntbracUe
LEHIGH VALLEY COAL SALES CO.
t vive so iar as as Known.
the news all the time The
gQAL SALES to