The Daily Times from Davenport, Iowa on February 9, 1920 · 8
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Davenport, Iowa
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Monday, February 9, 1920
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8 THE DAILY TIMES, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1920. CITY PIONEER ANOTHER VICTIM OF Davenport Pioneer Pneumonia Victim PNEUMONIA Death Claims Mrs Kather-i ine M'Cormack of Davenport Today Mr Katherine McCormack. years old, a pioneer of Davenport, j cled at 9:30 o cloct this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs P. M. Sadler. 122 East Eighteenth street, a victim of pneumonia. Although, ill for less than two weeks, her end had been looked for during the past few da)-. She passed away without Buffering, surrounded by members of her family, end conscious to the laat moment Her kindly life filled with devotion to her family and friends, was rewarded by the kind of death td which she aspired through her Jpng useful years. She was taken ill a week ago Thursday, suffering from a cold, which developed into pleural pneumonia, Mrs McCormack was bom in Dfivenport March 16, 1S44. the daughter of Mr and Mrs Thomas Oartland, who came to the city in 1840. She spent her girlhood in (he city, receiving her education at ithe old St. Anthony's school under (he direction of Father Pelamour-puea. She was married at St. Anthony's by Father Pelamourguea. Nov. 28, 1866, to Edmund McCormack, also a member of a pioneer Davenport family. They went at once to Boone, la., to reside, Mr McCormack being a locomotive engineer on the Northwestern rail way. Her husband died Oct. 29, '1SvS9. at Denver, Colo., where he was attending a national convention of engineers. The family returned to Davenport in 1S99, and bad resided here since then. Three of her older children died in childhood. A son, Cleo -McCormack, died in 1912. Sur-. riving there are one 6on and three 'daughters. Dr. Chas. V. McCormack, Mrs P. M. Sadler. Mrs A. P. Donohoe and Mrs Wm. Tuchfarber, all of Davenport, and 12 grandchildren. She leaves also, a brother, Chas. Gartland, and a sister, Mrs J"atrick O'Shaughnessy, tooth, of ltevenport. She was a member of the Scott County lloneer Settlers' association. , 'Owing lo illness at the home of her daughter, Mrs Sadler, the body will be taken today to the home of her daughter, Mrs Tuchfarber, 601 Vi'vat Fourteenth street? from where the funeral will be held Wednesday morning with services at the Sacred Heart cathedral at 9 o'clock and interment in St. Marguerite's cemetery. V .in..; ,li,,Tr..),,,,,,,,l.imil. Mw- rs i I i I . 2 f J. '.' t 'N h JftfJ'S li, . ? " r j - -' MRS KATIIERTXE M'CORMACK Mrs Katherine McCormack. 75 yeara old. a member of the Soott County Pioneer Settlers association, died at 9:30 o'clock this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs P. M. Sadler, 122 East Klghteenth street, Davenport VOSS-FEENEY CASE ON TRIAL The case of W. A. Voss and HenA ry E. Voss vs. John A. Feeney, an action for damages for an automobile accident, was started in the Scott county district court today. The plaintiffs are proprietors of a dairy and their truck collided with an automobile driven by Mr Feeney et Locust and Division streets, on October 30, 1917. ' , The plaintiffs, represented by Attorney E. C. Willis, ask damages in the. sum of $1,010.83 for injuries received in the collision and for damage to their truck. Mr Feeney denies the allegations of careless driving and has filed a counterclaim, for J40 damages to his machine. Attorney James J. Lamb of Lane & Waterman appears for the defendant. MRS SPEER OF PRINCETON DIES PRINCETON", Ia Feb. 9 (Special) Mrs James Speer, 75 years old,' a pioneer resident of Scott county, died at her home here at H':o0 o'clock this morning. She bad been ill a long time. Mrs Speer was a native of Pennsylvania. Mr Speer died five years ago. She leaves a daughter, Mary Clementina, at home and a son, Curtis, of t;ear Princeton. AT BROTHER'S FUNERAL DEATH NOTICES Robertson Mrs Nellie M. Robertson, wife of A. V. Itobertaon, 313 Birchwood avenue, Davenport, died last evening at 11:30 o'clock, at Mercy hospital after ten days' 411ness of pneumonia. She was born in 1900 at La Salle, 111., where she lived until she was united in marriage to It V. Robertson ten months ago, when they came to Davenport. The survivors are the husband, a two-day old son, her parents, Mr and Mra A. Hyatt of La Salle, 111.; two sisters, Mrs J. Fitzpatrick or La Salle and Mrs J. Hultzner of Davenport, and two brothers, Ray mond of La Salle and Arthur of Aurora, 111. The body will be shipped over the Rock Island this afternoon at 4:20 o'clock to Ia Salle, where funeral services will be held from the home of her parents Wednesday afternoon. Interment will be made in the La Salle cemetery. Heald Mrs M. A. Heald died at 8:23 o'clock Sunday morning at the home, 1525 Bridge avenue, after a long illness. She was born in La Porte county, Indiana, in 1S39, and was united in marriage to Seth Heald in 1S85 at Dubuque, la. She was a member of the Mt Ida Presbyterian church for a number of years. Her husband preceded her in death in 1915. The survivors are the following children: Charles of St. Louis, Mo., Edgar of Joslin, 111., Roy of Bettendorf, la.. Miss Clara at home, Mrs J. N. Ward of Davenport, Mrs Joslin of Erie, 111., three nephews, Levi Heald of Davenport, Mat Heald of Ohio and Arthur of Kan sas, and two nieces, Mrs AiTSi Connors of Atchinson, Kan., and Mrs J. Parker of Greenleaf, Kan.; also three grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will . be announced later. . Montgomery Mrs Margaret Montgomery, 35 years of age, died at 11:30 o'clock Saturday evening at the St Luke's hospital after a short illness of pneumonia. She was born in Ireland in 18S4, came to America in 1902, residing in Philadelphia and later to Chicago, where she was united in marriage to James Montgomery in 1906. After they were married they moved to Albany, 111., where they lived until four years ago when they came to Bettendorf, where they have made their home at 122 West Grant street since. The survivors are the husband, one daughter, Elba, and a son. James D., at home, also three brothers and a sister in Ireland. The funeral will be held from the home in Bettendorf Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock, after which the body will be taken over the C. D. & M. to Albany, 111., for burial, (hanboln Sister Oafinir, formerly Lelia Chanboin of the St Joseph academy at Dubuque, died this morning at 4 o'clock after -a short 1 illness of influenza and pneumonia. ' ; She graduated from the Sisters ' C. It Henderson, manager of the'. school in Davenport in 1909 and Davenport, Water Co., will return j made a ftister one year later, tonight from Little Rock, Ark., j after which ehe went to Dubuque where he went to attend the fu- where she has been for the past neral of his brother, Ernest Hen-i nine years. derHon. You may reach the multitude through the Wants. 4 ft I WHY PAY More Than We Charge Buy direct from manufacturers. Sincere personal service. STAPLETON'S UWKIML rABLOKS 4 111 and Terry Sis. Telephone Dar. 916 Her mother who is a nurse at the Mercy hospital left last evening for Dubuque and was at the bedside a half linn r hifnrp t hi Aeulh wrt,i-T.a,l The survivors besides her moiheri are one brother Francis of Kansas I and an aunt, Sister Monica et the Mercy hospital. Funeral services will be held in Dubuque, with interment in the! Mt Barnal cemetery at Dubuque Rrawn ! Mrs Helen Y. Brown, iiti West Central Park avenue, died at 11 o'clock Saturday evening at the Davenport hospital after a short illness of pneumonia. She wa born In Davenport in 1S72 and was unit- led in marriage to W. A. Brown in j Davenport in 1S83. She was aj I member of the St. John's Metho- i j dist church and the Eastern Star of Davenport and The White Shrine of Rock iFland. A host of warm friends will mourn her loss. The survivors afe the husband; one daughter. Bessie A., at home, her mother, Mrs M. Mclnnis, and a niece, Anna Sackett. Funeral Ferviees will be held (Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock 'from ihe St. Joiin's Methodist I church. Interment will be made in the Riverside cemetery in Moline, ; 111. i Kronse Mrs Wiecke Krouse died last evening at 7 o'clock at the Clarissa C. Cook home, corner of First and PJne streets, Davennort. The deceased had been in poor health for over a year and was taken seriously ill last Wednesday. She was born in Germany on Jan. 21. 1843. She was admitted to the Cook home oh Aug. 2, 1904 and had resided there since. The only known survivor is one sister, Mrs D. Mporhausen of Moline. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock from the home. Rev. Holterman, pastor of the Zion Lutheran church will officiate. Interment will be in City cemetery. lllime William Hinze, 73 years of age died this morning at 7:30 o'clock at the- home, 1308 Gaines 'street after a hort illness of influenza and pneumonia. He was born in Germany in 1847 and came to Scott county with his parents when he was six years of age. He farmed near Mount Joy until 12 years ago, when he retired end moved to Dav ennort. The survivors are a sister-in-law, Mrs Lena Hinze, and live nieces and two nephews. The funeral services will be held Wednesday from the home, with interment in Pine Hill cemetery. (offnian Mrs Elsie May Coffman, 1236 West Fourth street, Davenport, died yesterday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock at Mercy hospital after a short illness of influenza and pneumonia. She was born in Nebraska in 1890, and was united in marriage to John Coffman at Centerville. Ia,. in 1915. They have lived in Davenport for the past three years. The survivors are the husband and two children, Virgil and Catherine. Funeral se.-vices will be held from the home Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock, with interment in Oakdale cemetery. Services will be strictly private, Wulf George Ferdinand Wulf died at the home, 1323 West Fourth street, Sunday morning at 12:20 o'clock, after a short illness of pneumonia. He was born in Germany in 1849, coming to Davenport in 1869. where his wife preceded him in death in 1881. He .was a member of the I. 0. O. F. lodge No. 37. The survivors are one son, Henry, and a daughter, Mrs T. Rieck, and two brothers, Herman and Carl, also six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday day afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home, w ith interment in Fairmount cemetery. Hoover Miss Hazel Hoover, 23 years of age, died yesterday morning at the heme of her mother, Mrs Frank Recardo, 708 Fillmore street, Davenport, after two months' illness with pneumonia. She was born in Andrew, I a. in 1897 and lived there until two weeks ago when she. was brought here to her mother's home. The survivors are. her mother and her stepfather, Frank Recardo and two half brothers George and Lem all of Davenport. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home. Interment will be In Oakdale cemetery. SiiesH Frank Suess, 60 years of age died this morning at the home. 1641 L'nion street, Davenport, after a long illness caused by cancer of the stomach. He was born in Germany in I860 and came to America and to Davenport 29 years ago, where he was united in marriage 9 years later to Miss Rose Fratizer. The survivors are his. wife and seven children. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 8:30 o'clock from the II. Runge Sons' Funeral parlors to St Joseph church at 9 o'clock. Interment will be made in the Holy Family ceme tery. i ouins , Mrs Anna Ward Collins died this morning at 7 o'clock after a short illness at the home, 524 Iowa street She was born in Philadelphia 64 years ago and has been a resident of Davenport for the past 30 years. The survivors are two sisters Mrs Claud Snart, and Mrs Frank Stewart of Davenport. Funeral services will be held from the home at 8:30 o'clock to St An-1 thony's church at 9 o'clock, withi interment in Calvary cemetery at Rock Island. Williams Enoch Williams, colored, died Sunday morning at 2:30 o'clock at the home. 936 Gaines street, Davenport, after a short illness of influenza and pneumonia. His father preceded Mm in death a week ao. The survivors are two brothers, John and Roosevelt of Davenport and two sisters, one of Davenport and one of Georgia. Funeral arrangements will not be made until the eister from Georgia arrives. iel Funeral Funeral services for Mrs Jennie F. Niels were held Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the home 1335 Belle avenue. Rev. F. R. McClean officiated at the home and at the grave in Oakdale cemetery. The beautiful floral offerings denote the high esteem of her many friends. The pallbearers were Geo. and 'Edward Niels, Kd O'.m. Ed Wern- entin, Herman Doennecke, Henry Lewis, C. Johnson and Henry Rnnee. l.oldsclimMt Fnnerul Funeral' services for Miss Erna Clara Goldsehmidt were held Saturday morning at 10 o'clock from the home of her parents. Mr and Mrs A. G. Goldsehmidt. 2016 Main street. Rev. Leroy Coffman of the Pcesbyterian church officiated at the home and at the cemetery The pallbearers were K. G. Peterson, A. Wiegmann. L. Zoeckler. K. B. Srhmalhaus, Fred Berger and Robert Smith. Interment as made in Oakdale cemetery. Rice Fnnerul The body of Julian H. Rice arrived in Davenport yesterday jwrnicg at 6 o'clock and the funer- ANOTHER HELD AS RESULT OF CABLE ROBBERY Raymond "Pete" Donahue, 19 years old, was placed .under arrest by the Davenport police today and ia being held on suspicion of knowing something about the robbery at the Ben T. Cable home, Rock Island, several nights ago. which resulted in the arrest of several others on charges of burglary. The police claim that although Donahue may not have taken part in the robbery he was attempting to dispose of some of the liquor which was stolen from the Cable home. Although the police claim that they have a woman witness who Will swear that Donahue sold her seven bottles of the Cable liquor for $150, Donahue so far has denied all knowledge of the robbery and that he sold the liquor. The woman according to the police appeared at the police station this morning and positively identified Donahue as the one who had sold her the liquor. He continued to deny his guilt, however. According to the police Donahue will not be taken to Rock Island immediately. Chief of Police Phelan stated that if it developed that Donahue had been implicated in the robbery he would be taken to Rock Island with the others. If he is able to prove, however, that he did not have a hand in the robbery the chief stated that a charge of bootlegging would probably be preferred against him. al services were held yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the home, 2124 Main street Rev. LeRoy Coffman officiated at the home and at the Riverside mausoleum in Moline, 111. The pallbearers were Chas. Grilk, Chris Heuck, Bert Thomsen, Henry Huebotter, Julius Hasler and E. C. Johnson. I'ash Little Emma G. Pash, six weeks' old daughter of Mr and Mrs Burden Pash of 1323 Eastern avenue, Davenport, died Sunday afternoon at 1:15 o'clock after a short ill ness. She was born in Davenport December 26, 1919. The survivors are the parents and one brother, Leo. Funeral services will be held from the home tomorrow morning at 9:30 o'clock, with interment in St Marguerite's cemetery. 4ettMh Funeral Funeral cervices for Mrs Augusta Goettsch were held yesterday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock from O. C. Hill's funeral parlor. Rev. Fred J. Rolf of Rock Island officiated at the parlor and at the grave in Chippiannock cemetery in Rock Is land. The pallbearers were A. Gold man, D. Murray, C. Riechers, F. Page, II. Mellke, and H. SI nan. Spraeklln Fnnentl Funeral cervices for Mrs ' Mary Spracklin were held Saturday niofn- ing at St Anthony s church at 9 o'clock. Rev. J. W. Bulger celebrated requiem high mass, pronounced the burial absolution -and officiated at the grave in St Marguerite's cemetery. The pallbearers were A. B.-Pank-hurst, Curtis Von Koeckritz, Howard Andrews, Raymond and Earl Parke and Walter Joy. ' Bolte Funeral Funeral services for William C. Bolte were held Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the home, 414 East Fourteenth btreet. The Elk lodge had charge of the services at the home anl at the cemetery. Miss Sarah Sampson rendered a few appropriate selections. The pallbearers were Carl Ric.h-ter, Henry Thuenen, Henry Balluff, Chas. Stelk, John Littig and John Anderson. Interment was made in Oakdale cemetery. VoFkauer Funeral Funeral services for Hans Vol-kauer were held Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the home of hia mother, Mrs Anna Volkauer, 1107 West Sixth street Johannes K'roe-ger officiated et the home, and at the cemetery. Those, who acted as pallbearers were W"m. Barton. F. Edelman, August Volkauer, E. Meyer, D. Malchau and L. M. Schebler. Interment was made In the city cemetery. Speth Funeral Funeral services for William Speth, were held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the -home, 2234 West Second street. Johannes Kroeger officiated at the home. William Clausscn and M. J. Jacobs of the Eagles' lodge had charge of the cervices. The pallbearers were R. Meu-mann. H. Riley, C. Henzen, C. Har-ket. J. Wall and IL Masson. Interment was in Fairmount cemetery. ekon Funeral Funeral cervices for Mrs Elsie Nelson were held Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from O. C. Hill's chapel. Rev. Carl Holtermann officiated at the home and at the cemetery. Six cousin of the deceased acted as pallbearers. Robert and Chas. Hamann, Elmer Woods. Chas. and Karl Farber and Chas. Key. Interment was made in Fairmount cemetery. fla.son Funeral Funeral services for Frank Le Roy Ha.sson were held Saturday morning from the home of his pareuts. 1825 West Fourth street to St Mary's church at 9 o'clock. Rev. F. S. Lawler pronounced the burial absolution and officiated at the grave in St. Marguerite's cemetery. , Harrison Funeral Funeral services for Harriet Harrison were held Friday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock from O. C. Hill's chapel. Rev. Frank Cole of St John's Methodist church officiated at the home and at the grave In Oakdale cemetery. Six friends acted as pallbearer. Koch Funeral Funeral services for Mrs Bertha Koch were held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home, 1633 ROTARIANS TO HELP KIWANIS The newly organized Kiwanis club and the Davenport Rotary club will work hand in hand and at all times show a spirit of cooperation according to letters received by Oarl LeBuhn, president of the Kiwanis from Lee J. Dougherty, president of the Davenport Rotary club. A, similar letter was received by Al O'Hern, Kiwanis sec retary, from E. M. White, Rotary secretary. Both letters were read at the meeting of the Kiwanis club held this noon at the Davenport Commercial club. Over 6T members attended the meeting today while many applica tions for membership were received. The club decided to provide a floral tribute and send a message of condolence to Dr. C. V. McCor-mack, charter member, and member of the board of directors, whose mother died today. The committee to arrange for the floral tribute is composed of Isaac Peters berger, Dean Hare and Dr. B. J. Palmer. THe following committees were named : House committee Dr. A. L. Sy-rerud and Fred Wernentin, jr. Glad hand committee Otto Hill, Harry Hansen and Dr. Frank Elliott. - Attendance committee Walter O. Kruse, C. C. Mclntyre and Wm. Hetzel. Music committee Bert C. Frahm and R. W. Crook. E. C. Bacon, organizer for the Kiwanis attended the meeting and made a ehort talk boosting the boy scout movement WTest Fifteenth street Rev. Carl Holterman officiated at the home and at the grave In Oakdale cemetery. Thb pallbearers were Robert Birkhahn, sr., Robert Birkhahn, jr., Frank Birkhahn, Fred Liensen, Henry Mess and Emil Wittmer. Peters Funeral Funeral services for Frank C. Peters were held yesterday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from H. Runge Son's funeral parlor. Rev. Carl Holtermann officiated at the parlor and at the grave in Fairmont cemetery. The pallbearers were Robert, Walter and George House, Robert and William Schmidt and Ben Ben Harloff. ( lialdall Funeral Funeral services for . Clarence Haldall were held yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock from H. Runge's funeral parlor. Rev. Frank Cole of the St. John's Methodist church officiated at the parlor and at the cemetery. The pallbearers were Harry Frank and John Wllkens, Matthew O'Dea, Hugo O-berhoff and John Ehlers. Interment was made In Oakdale cemetery. Bllck Funeral Funeral services for Mra Mae Bllck were held this morning from Halligan's funeral parlors to the Sacred Heart cathedral at 9 o'clock. Very Rev. J. T. A. Flan-nagan celebrated requiem high mass, pronounced the burial absolution and officiated at the grave in St Marguerite's cemetery. The pallbearers were T. P. Kennedy, J. J. and V. Dorgan. P. H. Crowley, Chas. Russell and George Casper. ' NINE DIE FROM PNEUMONIA; SIX NEWOT CASES Pneumonia deaths today.. 9 "Flu" and pneumonia deaths to date f.. 30 ; New "flu" cases today .... 6 "Flu" cases lo date 534 Although but six new cases of influenza were reported to the Davenport board of health, for the 48-hour period ending at 2 o'clock this afternoon there were nine pneumonia deaths since Saturday. The victims are as follows: William Hinze, 73 years old. 1308 Gaines street; Mrs Nellie M. Robertson, 313 Birchwood avenue; Mrs Elsie M. Coffman, 1236 West Fourth street, Mrs Hazel Hoover, 7i)8 Fil-more street: George F. Wulf, 71 years old, 1323 West Fourth street, Enoch Williams, 936 Gaines street; Mrs Katherine McCormack, 75 years old, 122 East Eighteenth street, Mrs Margaret Montgomery, 33 years old, Bettendorf and Mrs Helen Y. Brown, 48 years old, 126 West Central Park avenue. WOMEN ACT AS PALLBEARERS Sir women acted as pallbearers at the funeral of Mrs Frieda Rick-enberg which was held yesterday afternoon at the home of ber son, Louis Anderson, 1441 West Seventh street. Davenport The pallbearers were Mesdames A. H. Meyer, H. Bettcher, K. Breber, M. Guelck, F. Dawson and A. Higglns. Rev. W. B. O'Neill, pastor of the Berea Congregational church officiated' at the home and - at the grare In Fairmount cemetery. Miss Nagle and Miss Johns presented two vocal numbers. BIG EIGHT WILL CLASH FRIDAY Much interest is centering on the Big Eight declamatory contest which will be held next Friday eve-,J ning at 7:30 o clock in the Daven port nign scnooi auditorium, miss iN'aomi Karhart svill renresent DavH jenport high school in the competition, her declamation to be "How the La Rue Stakes 'Were Lost" The judges of the contest will be Prof. Samuel Sloan of the University of Iowa, Dr. H. L. Husted of the Muscatine high school and Miss Margaret Kemble of Muscatine. Four other contestants are announced as follows: Miss Lena Shafner, Princeton, "The Last Word;" Miss Phyllis Walter, Monmouth, "Jane"; Miss Kathryn Stem-berger, Geneseo, "The Soul of a Violin;" Miss Opal Mae Carroll, Kewanee, "Madame Butterfly." The.tri-city girls' declamatory contests will be held Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at the Davenport and Rock Island high schools. The home team for Davenport includes Laura Freund, Alma Macrorie and Sylvia Peder-son while the visiting team from this city consists of Naomi Ear-hart Thelma Camp and Thelma Fite. ' - LONG TERM FOR HOUSE BREAKER An indeterminate sentence of not more than 10 years in the state nenitentiarv at Fort Madison was given B. F. Goldsmith in the Scott county district court this afternoon when Goldsmith Dleaded guil ty to a charge of breaking and en tering, a. T. O .Nell was his attorney. Goldsmith recently confessed to a series of robberies in houses in the northeastern part of the city. His companion, W'illiam Sher- bern, is ill at a local hospital. PRINCESS ANNE STILL AGROUND Associated Press Leased Wire NEW YORK, Feb. 9. Further efforts to float the steamship Princess Anne, which went aground on Rockaway Point In a heavy snowstorm Thursday night while bound from Norfolk to this port, were made today by tugs. The ship, from which 32 passengers and 28 members of the crew were removed Saturday, had a strong list to the starboard. Forty-four of the crew-remained on board. - COURT NOTES SIX DIE TRYING TO SAVE CREW " Associated, Press Leased Wire HALIFAX X. S., Feb. 9. The second officer and five men of the crew of the British steamship Oxonian perished while attempting to save the crew of the British steamer Bradboyne when she was abandoned orf the coast of Newfoundland, according to radio messages received here today. ' Bring Rescued Sailors Associated Press Leased Wire " NEW .YORK-, Feb. 9. The British steamer Persian Prince, 26 days out from" I jverpool, arrived here today with Ihe six members of the crew of the three masted schooner Monchy, rescued 'Jan. 28 from their sinking craft In mid-ocean where she was abandoned. It was the Monchy's maiden voyage. UNION COLLEGE WILL SPEND THREE MILLIONS DES MOINES. Ia.. Feb. 9.--(Spe-clal) A three million dollar building program for Des Moines Union college, which How represents a combination of the four Baptist educational institutions formerly maintained separately in Iowa, was announced today by directors of the organization. The enlargement of the college Is. made possible by a state-wide campaign for funds which has been carried on by the Baptists during the last three years. SAYS OFFICERS ARE ENTITLED TO MORE MONEY Lieut Bob Mitchell of the Rock Island arsenal engaged the attention of the Davenport Rotary club at Us meeting at the, Blackhawk hotel at noon today by a recital of reasons why army officers should receive more pay and asked th clubs intercession with congressmen in favor of the bill pending for this purpose. He said that he was not particularly affected because he probably would not be in the army much longer. He pointed out that officers cannot pay for their living, receiving the wages that they do. A fourth of the regular army officers had resigned in order to jet into a busin?s where they could support their families properly. If the law now pending were not passed, probably as many more would resign. He pointed out that if the commandant of the Rock Island arsenal reverts to the gTade he held before the war, he will be receiv- ing but little more money than the skilled workmen at the arsenal. The general manager of the arsenal will revert to the grade of captain and will not receive as much as many of the skilled workmen. The club voted to ask the favorable consideration of all Iowa congressmen for the biH. Miss Evans and Norman Hack-ett of the "Tea for 3" company entertained the Rotarians with an accountof their experiences during the war. Miss Evans, who ta a Burlington, la., girl, served overseas close up to the front line trenches in the entertainment corps of the Y. M. C. A.. and had some interesting incidents to relate of ijer-servlce. Mr Hackett told of Mforts to entertain the soldiers at Camp Dix. - Sixty members of the club ae cepted the invitation of the secretary of the Muscatine Rotary club to attend the meeting there next Thursday night, when that club will receive its charter. DES MOINES. The Iowa Fish and Game association will meet in Des Moines in 1921 It was announced at the adjournment of the recent 1920 meet here. Until this year's session the name of the association- has been the Iowa State Fish and Game Conservation association. Decision was reached to reintroduce at the next session of the general assembly the fish license, rabbit and ferret bills. The association would make it necessary to have a license to fish in the rivers and lakes of the state, would have a closed season for rabbits between Sept 16 and Feb. 2, and stop the use of ferrets In hunting. , Marriage licenses have been issued to the following: Charles S. Roll, Fairfield. Mont, and Evelyn M. Dannatt, Princeton, Iowa, Cleo Shockey, Washington, Ia,, and Angela Dunning, Davenport Neva Morris has filed suit for divorce from Charles F. Morris on grounds of desertion. She claims the defendant left her at Creston, Ia., on September 20, 1919. after having been married one year. Carl Lambaeh is her attorney. POLES WANT U. S. RED CROSS NURSES TO FIGHT TYPHOID Associated Press Leased Wire WARSAW. Feb. ?. American Red Cross officials have been asked by the Polish government to ruh doctors into southeastern Galicia, where typhoid fever is epidemic. M. Damosy, a member of the chamber of deputies, says that the people of eastern Galicia ere literally dying out and that several villages in that district are left without a single survivor. Since the epidemic began, it is said. 100.000 deaths have occurred, one out of every five taken ill dying. KATZ GETSJfNEY BACK Abraham Katz, proprietor of an auto repair chop at Fifth and Ripley streets, Davenport, who reported to the police Saturday that one of his employes had fleeced him out1 of $30, today informed the police that he got his money back. He gave no details, merely telling the police to give up their search and that the alleged swindler had returned the mdney. The man who is alleged to have taken the money-was known to Katz as W. IL Thompson. He was hired by Katz to work for $30 a week. Katz reported to the police that, while hiaj daughter was making out the pay i checks Thompson informed- her he was to get $60 a week. Miss Katz failed to investigate and paid the man $60. He is then said, to have disappeared. Mr Katz now claims that the man came back with, the extra $30. like icKey Bros: I are serving' at their Soda Fountains TURK PUTS WAR BLAME ON RUSS Associated Press Leased Wire CONSTANTINOPLE, Monday, Feb. 2. Blame for participation by Turkey in the war was placed on Russia by Hikmet Bey, the newly elected president of the chamber of deputies in his opening speech before that body today. Prayers of thanksgiving for the recognition of the Armenian republic were offered today in all the Armenian churches in this city. BUY IRISH REPUBLIC BOND At the regular meeting of the i L. A. A. O. II. held Sunday, it was voted to invest one fifty dollar liberty bond in the Irish Republic bond issue. The following officers for the ensuing year were elected: V'ountv President Helen McMaous. I'reBidetit Mary Foley. Vic president Ada k. Gannon. Recording secretary llosemary Cannon. Financial secret a rj Mary McTVr-inntt. t Treasurer Mrs Jmrtea C. llinett. Mint rem at arms Mrs W. K. Con-nauehy. iicQUncl Mrs Fannie Harris, SYSTEMS Is Our Middle-Name Systematize your office "Everything at your . finger tips." Save time and money. It's very simpler-Let us show you. 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