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. ... . ",-.... , .-. , .":- ,7 .. "'.' . ',. ".i, - - . - ' mTTT?iv tvre wnnrr tct A vn WHITS MABfTH 2. 1920. I .- n ;ojty bims MEM.154 i Ke?cf Oaftay Cfcnrt ;ja3et0al annul zctdent neort of Trt-CJty Railway Co.. cosaplleft r T. & Kajerlclc, assistant ten 1 uiiuir. and luirt leaned by : compear, allows that tnere . in the rear from Jan. 1, Ml, ltlS Jan. 1, 1920. a total of 1464 l lAtnlt, four of which resulted tn 1 aUUee in th trl-clties in which t yeet can figured. In tbM acd i. iti there war 105 persona who Watatned miurles. -The report varies little from that J lot the preceding rear, eccoraina w iJLti Roderick. The only Increase i fla .aatonobfle aeddentar showing ' latent one hundred more auto eol ilistons than in the year 118. The accidents in Iowa, it tt Nwn, were more numerous than LtMM in Illinois, excepting uose I which occurred on the Kast Moline lines. There were 69 people sus ttatninr Injuries in accidents on flow lines, In Illinois, 14 of fwhich occurred In East oMllno. 5 The report 1 as follows: f -Collisions lietween etreet cars, fni; -6B Jn Davenport, Bl on Rock inland and Moline lines, six on Pst Moline lines. I . Accidents occurring when pas--sengeri were boarding and alight fina from cari 155: 91 on Iowa ?llnas, 49 on Hock Island and Moline Uine, lb on tne tasi noune lines. of this nupber two pa.'.sengers on I Iowa side were injured and Ave oa Rock Island and Moline lines, IkwX three on East Moline lines. 3 Collisions between street cars and automobiles, 5C8; 2G9 on Iowa nlioas, 49 on Rock Island and Mo Jlne llnea, 15 on East Moline lines. 5 -Tallislons between street cars rnd other vehicles, 62; 27 on Iowa Jllnee, 30 on Rock Island and mo . Jln lines, five on East Moline lines. U; 20 on Iowa lines, J9 on noca Jsland and Moline lines, seven on Ksju Moline lines. Miscellaneous accldenU, 211; 132 tm Iowa lines, 79 on Illinois lines. Wflaoa imi Mrs. chad, keak raaaral aerrloas will ba held at M 'clock Tha radar - moraine at the hosna, with Bar. S. h. Vaaca, paatof of the Oak Orov UnlUd Praahyteriaa charch, ia charge. Buial will bt ia Chipplannock cemetery. raatnl af ur Petmeik faaeral sarrkea for PeUr Peter sea, wboaa death occurred Satur day, were eoodacted this after aoon. at the residence, U Twelfth avanne. at 1:U o'clock aad at the Evangelical Charch of Peace at 2 o'clock. The officiating pastor was Rev. Frederick J. RoU. The following were pallbearers: W. J. Woodin, John T. Whlsler, John W. Behn, Peter N. MolUen. Joha Wesdt, Ousuv Haik. Inter ment was in Chippia&nocr ceme tery. ' libituflrr PUBLISHER IS TO BE SPEAKER iawaoblle Men ef Tri-Clty Com- aalty to Gather at Dinner Friday Evening. Mrs. August n. KUe. t Mrs. Minnie Louise Elie, wife of August H. Klie, died at 2:30 o'clock this morning at her residence, 416 Fourth street, after an illness of a yeor'a duration. . She was born in Canada May IS, 1S76. She was united In marriage there to August Klie and the cou lle came to Rock Island to make their home 20 years ago. Mrs. KUe was a member of the Evangel ical Church of Peace and of the Jtoyal- Neighbors of America, P, Surviving are the widower, the father, Edward Nolinsky of Rock island, two daughters, Lillian and lola at home, and one grand daughter, Ruth Seymour. One daughter, Mrs. Vera Seymour, and two sons, Edwin and Garfield, pre jreded her in death. She is also Survived by a sister. Mrs. Johanna w Pettit, and three brothers, Adolph, Former Senator Lafayette .Tonot, publisher of the Des Moines Capi tal, is to be the principal speaker before a gathering of automobile employers and employes from the tri-cities Friday night No definite decision has been reached as to where the affair will he held. It Is to take the form of a banquet with after-dinner talks., While the event is being sponsor ed by members of the Tri-City Auto Trade association, It will be entered into by the operators and employes of every garage, shop or institution connected with the au tomobile industry in Rock Island, Davenport, Moline, And the other towns in Rock Island and Scott counties. Practically every such place in this vicinity will close its doors to trade at 6 o'clock Friday afternoon, to give all concerned with it the opportunity of reaching the banquet in Rock Island by 6 o'clock. It Is estimated that 450 or 500 will attend. Fisher to Speak. W. B. Mclntyre of Rock Island will act as toastmaster. During the evening ha will introduce, be sides Mr. Young, E. C. Fisher, su perintendent of schools in Rock Is land, and A. J. Knapp, state secre tary of the Iowa auto dealers. An orchestra will play at the function and a competent song leader will help make the affair what it Is planned to be a gathering of the motor clan and a big get-together session. GITY T0 ST1GE v nasEscipFoa "AMERICA DAY" Americanism :e ke Thrown m Teeth f Beds" la Bin tvraie ea May 1. Rock Island will stage the big gest parade In its history, aad it is highly probable that Governor Frank O. Lowden wUl convent to speak here on May 1, "America day." Mayor Harry ML Schriver told members of the Rock Island lodge of Elks in their annual meet ing last night "I feel' it my duty to accept the invitation of the National Security league that Rock Island enter into the "America day" parades to be taken part in by the M&0 cities and towns of over 5,000 population in the United Sutes" the mayor aid. "As the National Security league points out May 1 has always been the date in the past when interna tionalists, radicals and. 'reds' of all descriptions have staged their cel ebrations, and I heartily concur in the decision of the league That May 1, 1920, should be made a day for the outpouring ,of triumphant Americanism in order "to not only counteract radical demonstrations, but also to demonstrate . that the spirit of America is still ai big and great as it ever was." In a letter received recently by Mayor Schriver from Charles D. Orth, president of the National Se curity league, the mayor was urged to make Dlans for staging a catri- I ntii riMnnnelrfltinn In Rnrlr Island. Names of some of the most prom inent men of the country are listed Tn2TET3 ACS TATTfTT DY LAIiOEClXCUIT In a deal recently completed the Columbia, theatre- of Davenport and the Palace theatre of Moline were placed under control of the Orpbeum circuit, according to an nouncement made today by Harry Blancbard, president of the Blan chard Amusement company. It la understood that the present policy will be maintained In both theatres for the time being, with the pos sibility of the shows being booked out of New York later on. The consideration Involved in the transaction which waa paid over to the Blanchard Amusement company is said to be $00,000. John Scharnberg will continue as manager ot the Columbia and Walter Dunn aa manager of the Palace. - HEAVY LICENSE Oil ELECTRICAL I'M PROPOSED r Hew Ordinance PrevUUe i Fee Will Met Be Adapted, Is Claim . CemmJanencn Wary. SELL PROPERTY Beck Island Beat Estate Beard An nenncet First Bate Boosts la Last SO Tears. r lAlbert and Fred. J J New charges and commissions placed in effect yesterday by the IRock Island Real Estate hoard at its meeting in the Rock Island club are the first boosts in such marges ny kock isiana real es tate men in the list 50 years, it is asserted. 1 ; Statement "was made by the board that the high cost of com modities has forced them to raise their rates. It was pointed out that . prices on commodities have POLICE IIATUON nAvnrcr busier TOIE THAN COPS 5 1 m il. -.l.nh kn. T' r-STE ,L SLESE. TeCnleone up lOO per cent and the claim out all radicals and anarchists. The league is promoting the "America day" parades as a measure through which the triumph of Americanism over all forms of radicalism may be Impressed upon every citizen. The parades are to be held to impress the fact that the constitu tion of the United States, and the institutions bequeathed by it to the people of the nation, must and shall be upheld with loyalty and devotion by all citizens both native and foreign born. The league suggests that foreign born residents who have taken out their first papers, but who. are not yet citizens, should have a place In the parade, in order to encourage them in their purpose, and to hold out the hand of fellowship and Americanism. Mayor Schriver said that he con templates calling upon every w-Ue lease. f uneral services win ha rnn. ducted at the residence at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon, with Rev. Fred erick J. Rolf in charge. Burial Will be In Chipplannock cemetery J f - Miss Zella Kilmer. i s; Miss Zella Ruby Kilmer, reeid jn at 1528 Fifth avenue, died at 4:30 o'clock this morning. She had liben a life-long invalid, confined since birth to her home. She was born In Rock Island, March 7, 1884. I The survivors are her mother, Mrs. Minnie Willis, with whom she lived, and two aunts, Miss Bertha DENY CHASTEEN A COMMUTATION OF HIS PENALTY (By Associated Press.) - Springfield, 111., March 2. The state division ot pardons and pa roles today denied the application of Dan Chasteen, convicted in 1916 by the circuit court of Rock Island county, of murder, for a commuta tion of sentence. Chasteen was sentenced to the Joliet peniten tiary for 14 years. STEEL THEATERS TO HEAR ADDRESS ON MANUFACTURE The Tri-Clty Chapter of the; American Steel Treaters' society have arranged for a dinner at the Rock Island club tomorrow even ing to be followed by a speaking program. The banquet will be served at 7 o'clock. George Charlton, a representative of the Atlas Crucible Steel com pany ot Dunkirk, N. Y., will be the speaker. His address will deal with the manufacture of tool steel, and he will cover the subject from the melting of the crude metal to the finished product. He will stress particularly the manufacture of the cold drawn stock. 4l lip i. IS KOW LOCATED ACROSS THE SHEET IN THE ROCK ISLAND BOOSE "Where the en tire stock of ; eenBBMBsBeaHnBBenaananaBBMnnBnnMMfe salvaged goods ' will be disposed of at bargain prices. HERMAN KAIN - Prop. ganization in the city to send dele gates to a meeting to be held soon when an executive committee will be named and concrete plans for the big demonstration made. It is said that there is sufficient enthusiasm to bring about a pro gram. The mayor has already sent in a request to Governor Lowden that he speak here on the day of the parade, and says that he be lieves the governor will accept the invitation. However, in case he is unable to come, the mayor said that he would kok around for some other of the country's most prom inent speakers. Tentative plans are for the speaking to be held either at the court house square or at long view park in case of fa vorable weather, and at the Augus tana college gymnasium in case the weather should prove otherwise. The mayor was pledged the'sup port of the Elks In making the move a success. made that the increase in rates adopted by the board only barely meet these demands. Charges and Commissions. The charges and commissions established by the board follows: On sales Residence and busi ness property, 5 per cent of the first $1,000 and 3 per cent over that amount. On 99 year lease, or long er than 20 years, rate same as sale of property on value of ground and building. Frames, 2Vi per cent of selling price. ( rX On exchanges Same as cash sale, to be paid by both parties. Rentals On all dwellings, tor one year or less, one-fourth of the first month's rent. On all mercan tile property, 3 per cent of the first year's rent, 2 per cent of the second year's rent and one per cent of thereafter for the term of A new ordinance waa presented fcr consideration of, the city com missioners yesterday afternoon providing that all parsons, firms and corporations must pay a license fee of $50. a year to perioral elec trical work in Rock Island. The ordinance seems doomed te defeat as at least two ot the com missioners have stated -that they will rote against Its adoption. How ever, all i the commissioners voted for the consideration of the ordi nance. - 'i The Instrument was drawn np by quest of William McNealy, city electrical inspector, who is in favor ot such an ordinance, it was said. It was believed by some of the commissioners that demanding a license fee of S50 would tend to centralize' new wiring and repair work and would practically cut off mechanics who do odd electrical jobs. The type of work is not af fected as all work now must be passed by the city electrical in spector. The new ordinance would only provide that a fee of $50 would have to be paid by all per sons doing electrical work. One point that was presented in favor of the ordinance was that Moline has such an ordinance, which is a considerable handicap to Rock Is land electrical men in taking work in that city while the Moline firms can send men to Rock Island with out having to pay any fee. Approve Heating Plant. The commissioners approved the expenditure of $490 for, a steam heating plant to take the place of an unsatisfactory hot water heat ing system at the No. 6 Ore station on Twelfth street and Forty-second avenue. On resolution of Commissioner Frank Wich a plat of the L. Mos enfelder's Third acre addition in the vicinity of Thirty-first avenue and Twelfth street was accepted on condition of the posting of, a $1,000 bond to insure the grading ot streets and alleys when the dis trict is opened up. Mrs. Anna Kir km an, police ma tron, put in a busy, month in her department during the month ot February regardless of the fact that police activities have greatly talledn otf. v Mrs. Kirkman looked after sev eral neglected children, and was called upon to take charge of a number of wayward boys and girls aa well as taking two children into court. She made a total of 76 calls in the interest of her work and received 71 calls .during the month. - RECORDER HAS TUO BUSY DAYS FILING DEEDS Land Deals Retarded With Byeraoa In Record Yelune as Farmers' Fiscal Tear Enda. BERT HURLBUT NAMED HEAD OF. MUSICIAN UNION Management of property For collecting rents , and managing property, 10 per cent. Bert Hurlbut of Davenport was elected president ot the Tri-City Musical society in its annual elec tion yesterday. The balloting took place at the Dayenport Turner ball and lasted from 2 to 8 o'clock. Other officers elected were as follows: Vice president Claus Koepke. Secretary Clarence J. Schroe der. Treasurer Otto Eckhardt. Sergeant-at-arau E. Bless. For executive board Hugo Stoeterau, Frank Fick, Al Woeck ener, Arthur J. White, E. Blesse, C. R. Jahns and Alfred Behm. For auditing committee Chester Schaefer, Frank Fick and Harry Sander. For examine committee Al B. Forckener, Ernst Otto and Frank Fick. For delegate to Tri-City Federa tion ot Labor Frank Fick, c. k. Jahns, Joe Stroehle, Clarence J. Schroeder and Bert Hurlbut For delegates to Industrial home of Davenport J. L. Schmidt, Otto Eckhardt, Bert Hurlbut. For delegates to Industrial home of Rock Island Clarence J. Schroeder. George Stroehle and Joe Stroehle. For delegates to Industrial home of Moline C. R. Jahns. JU tt. Smith and Fred Johnson. For delegate to A. F. of M., Pitts burgh. Pa.. May 10 Clarence J. Schroeder. Bert Hurlbut. I For alternates to above Claus Koepke and Al B. Woeckener. For delegate to Iowa State Fed eration of Labor Bert Hurlbut. For alternate Frank Fick. MANY BOOKS ARE CIRCULATING AT BRANCH LIBRARY Noteworthy among the items in the librarian's report for the month Miscellaneous commissions For ! 01 eoruary presented at the regn- mprrhnnfiiflft K nor cunt nf tha lar meeting of the library board amount of the sale. For bank andi Iast "lght is the toU1 circulation at industrial stocks, $2.50 per share. ' Appraisements Board of indi vidual firm appraisements are made on the following basis: On values up to $5,000, $15. On values from $5,000 to $25,000, $2 per thou-sa-' additional. On all values in e-ess, $1 per thousand additional. Firms represented at the meet ing yesterday were;. Peterson &. Manguson,-Reidy Bros., Kreis Real Estate company, Eckhart Buf fum, H. K. Walker & Co., Mclnnis Bros., Ben F. Mitchem & . Co., Hance & Gruske, Williams and Prendegast, Meyer & Schneider, John Kilcoin, Reynolds & Gris wold. Chamberlain Sc. Holmgren and Ford & Co. the West End Settlement branch library. There were 483 books tak en out there during the paat month. snowing tne appreciation with which library facilities are being received Jn this locality. The branch library is open on two after noons and evenings each week. The usual routine ot business was conducted, including tho approval and order to purchase a list of books presented by the librarian. The treasurer's report showed $34.46 received in fines and deposit ed, with the city treasurer. Ram Ryerson. Rock Island coun ty recorder, and his staff ot assist ants, were literally swamped with work yesterday and today on ac count of the yearly boom in record ing land transfers and other busi ness connected with real estate. Yesterday, March 1. "the end of the farmera' fiscal yea.," as it has been called, the recorder's office handled three times the ordinary daily vol ume of work. Today the rush was even more, and an amount or Busi ness equal to that taken In al: day yesterday was filed to be recorded during the period from the opening hour until noon. Both windows In the recorder's office have been faced with a con tinual stream of people bringing in deeds and other records ot trans actions to be filed. Manv of those who aooly at the recorder's office fcith documents to be filed are inexperienced in each transactions, or at least not aware of the government revenue stamp rulidf . The recording state advises such persons to procure stamps for their transaction records from the revenue officers in the federal building. The documents will be recorded without the stamD. but thmuk tn whnaa ntm. th. n&Mrs AFP ' recovded make themselves liable to federal, prosecution if they fail to secure and attach revenue stamps ot the prescribed amounts. Busiest for Tears. Although the first of March has always been the busiest period in the year for the county recorder, this, time it has ushered in an unusually-big Tolume of business. Mr. Ryerson says that not for some years has there been a large record ing of land transactions. This un usual feature is ascribed to the gen eral restlessness In money and busi ness circles, which results in much exchanging of property. Personal Points Mr. and Mrs. Gus Grundttrom m 73 Twenty-ninth street have am. ed onto a tarn near Taylor Rife. Mlaa Vallska Morgan of Kastlt. Lou la, who at one time made he? home In this city with her fuse? and who attended the schools bsrt several jrears ago. is spending t tew day In Rock .Island with l fries s. - Mlaa Esther Nyqulst ot Molhw left last nicht tor Patterson, C&L, where she will make her futurt home, v FINANCE EXPERT ADDRESSES COAL DEALERS' MEETING I. B. Hanka gave a talk before ft monthly aession ot the Rock Ulaaa coal dealers' association last night, outlining present trade eondiUou. His view of the situation that nos ey and commercial circles are in it present waa said to lack optimism, inaamacna he forecasts no relict and return to normal tor some time to come. The session of the dealers took place la the Y. W. C. A. cafeteria at the dinner hour last evening. President John Campbell held tfe chair and some matters ot Inter est to the trade were dlseneaed. At present the dealers are not occupied with any big affairs, as for example during the coal strike, and are de voting their monthly meeting thne to getting he'ter acquainted with their competitors. ELEYEN CHINESE BUHX Walla Walla. Wash.. March 2. Bodies of 11 Chinese were recover ed from a house which burned here. TO DIVORCE WIFE WHO DESERTED HEM Charging desertion of himself and their six children, Orville Fleming entered a suit before the circuit court today asking tor a divorce from Clara Fleming. He alleges that they married at Col chester in McDonough county on Aug. 20, 1902, and that the wife left their home on Nov. 22, 1917, refus ing to return or to take any care of the three children of their union. He asks possession and control of the children and freedom from the marriage vows. EX-CROWN PRINCE . LIVES IN POVERTY Amsterdam, March Z. In con nection with the recent decision of the Dutch government that the for mer German crown prince must pay taxes on the basi3 of an an nual income of 800,000 florins, it Is authoritatively stated that his come does not exceed one twentieth of that amount. BRING TUSKS OF WALRUS HELD IN ICE FOR CSNTURY Portland, Ore., March 2. Furs valued at $750,000 and walrus tusks removed from Siberian glaciers and estimated to be more than a hundred years old, were included in the cargo discharged today from the steamer Waban, rom Vladivostok. ! PALACE I0LIM (.renter Vaedevillt : JTweJIhones MojlweJIT H TOMtiHT EZRA MATHEWS & CO. , 22 In the One Act Comedy "QUICK SALES" By Will M. Cressy 1 AL BROWN r Songs and Chatter A-La-Brown FOUR HURSLEYS America's Foremost Gymnasts CREEDON & WALSH TH "A Barrage of Nonsense" FRANCIS & FOX -IN "A Vaudeville Oddity" KILOGRAMS lllllllllllllllllllllll Bay nrrssDAT, march 4 KR.JDMNCORT F050ZD Rtftn m idSrSinSi WILSON BROS. SHIRTS You'd ula WSJ"? qasnoui ALtLVILSCi! .3 Moh-lit to UM, plat tax. BEATS SILLine TUESDAY. ISJlUIUUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIUIIIIi 8ATTRDAY AJD SODAY I MARCH 6 ASD ? s Satlnee Sunday, 3:20 I A. H. Wood Presents I i a be stir WILSON BROS. NECKWEAR Money Saved- Is money easily earned. Buehler Bros, make saving easy by selling commodities from 3c to 5c a lb. less than others. UP IN MABELS ROOM" 5 The play that started N. Y. on a Pajama v A Frivelees Farce ef Feat. iaiae reuies : E Prions MaUne. SOc te IU4 i Xfent, 7Se te tat. Plas tax S Mailorders now. s PMimMimHmHniiiiinnHiHfiwiiBl IwiHIIUIUIUIiailllHHIIIIIIHHimiMl At the hundreds of bolts of fine all wool materials I am showing for spring. You will be pleased with my service, too."'because I am net satisfied until you are. ., Strictly Tailor-Made Suits $38 $40 $45 and YOUR TIME IS WELL SPENT IFJTOU LOOK prised-f up M 1 ! I n .SPECIAL WEDNESDAY- 3 pkgs. Macaroni 20c Brick Cheese, OC whole or half 7 oz. can Sardines 3 for 13 oz. can Sardines . . . Tall can Milk Bologna, per lb Picnic Hams . . : Tall can Salmon . 25c 15c 14c 15c 20c 20c Steak Cod Fish, just like Halibut . Veal Stew . Veal Chops Veal Steak Frankfurts, per lb. , . . 2 lbs. for 35c 15c e e 17c e e ..20c 20c Liver Sausage 15c Buehler Bros. Money-Saving Busy Store 1628 Second Ave., Rock Island. YOUR MONEY IS WELL SPENT IF YOU BUY IF YOU DON'T COME IN WE BOTH LOSE l J IF Yfii I i rime it? VV i Men Tailoring and Furnishings d! NX. - In the 1800 Block ' Rock bland, 111. V r . WILSON BROS. . UNDERWEAR WILSON BROS. HOSIERY SERVICE MEN GET A BETTER EDUCATION! During the World war many millions .of dollars were given to. the Knights of Columbus to he spent for your comfort and enter tainment. . Some of this money remains. TheK. C Supreme Council is establishing free night schools with the surplus for your benefit. Call at registration headquarj ters at the Dempsey hotel, Daven port, and find out all about it. Registration office open from 9 a. m. to 9 p. m.