The Daily Times from Davenport, Iowa on October 26, 1927 · 6
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Davenport, Iowa
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Wednesday, October 26, 1927
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THE DAILY TIMES, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1927. .rrtlltW ill 1 US 1MSE0FAIH A campaign of Information and eflucation regarding the use of air nmU will be launcnea in tne m-i cities next week, under the Joint j auspices of the chambers of com-citrce of the three cities, follow-, ing a meeting at the liavenpon Chamber of Commerce yesterday afternoon between members of the aviation committee and Parker B. Sturejs. traffic agent of the National Air Transport, Inc. Average Air Mail From Davenport Is Pound and 8 Ounces ToMmaister Chas. S. Lewis of Psvenport estimates from post-office records that during the last fira! rear. July 1. 1926. to June 30. 1927, the daily average of air mail i frim Davenport was only one round, eight ounces, net weight. jyesterday, Davenport had one pound fifteen and one-half ounces cf air mail While this Is a slight Increase over the yearly average, If, is very small as. compared with the increase In the use of air mail la other progressive cities. ' ' ' tllr Lewis pointed out that there 8f not over 30 to 35 letters in a pound of air mail, which would in-tikiate that Davenport Is not send-In? out more than 50 or 60 letters by air mail each day. "?This is astonishingly low." said Tfstmaster Lewis, "when you consider the amount of ordinary mail handled through the Davenport pot-tofflce and also that many times this amount of incoming air mall received here." Mrs H. E. Harned Addresses Charm School atY. W.C. A. Mrs H. E. Harned of Clinton, la., W.1.H the speaker last night at the meeting of the Davenport Y. W. C, A; "Charm" school class in "Personal Charm." Her subject was "CJiarm of the Spirit." 'Members of the Lewa and Cluga clubs attended in a body. The Lewa club accepted an invitation from the Twin-S club of the Clinton Y, Vt' C. A. to attend a Hallowe'en party in Clinton next Monday. Miss Marie Keppy was appointed Lewa club reporter.,. Oriental Shop Is ;j Open in Davenport the Oriental " Shop, . specializing in (oriental rugs and imported Belgian and Italian laces, will open tomorrow for business at 210 Harrison street, having leased the premises from M. W. lies, paven-FCTt real estate 'broker. '' The new store is under the management of F, Shennarah. THE SAME LABOR TT11I apply "Monarch1 100 Pnra v Paint, that Tf ill last Why use a Inferior product! t It Costs 5o More , f Soli only By Ikttcndorf Lumber & Supply Co. W Deliver Aaynawt You Would More Than liiniui. iu rE INTEREST 1IL Parkway Sixes M EN tell us they used to pay $8 lor their shoes. But Parkway Sixes give them such fine leather, good style and long service that it's two dollars easily saved. All styles $6.oo Trademark Registered MLParker Co. "THE STORE FOR MEN" SHIPPERS TO IE! ' NOV. 4 TO DISCUSS BARGE SERVICE HERE A public meeting of shippers and others interested In getting Daven port named as a regular port of call on the upper river barge line service will be held at the Davenport Chamber of Commerce Nov. 4, It was announced today. It is hoped that sufficient interest in the matter may be created among shippers and others to have a large delegation from Davenport at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Valley association in St. Louis Nov. 14. CITY BRIEFS , A donation of $10 to the Davenport firemen's benefit fund was re-ceived-today from Smith's cafe-teriaJn appreciation of services of the department in checking a blaze at the cafeteria last Friday. Perry Murphy, traveling passenger agent for the Denver, Rio Grande & Western Pacific railway, was in Davenport today on busi ness. Mrs Charles Haubert and Mrs Felix Anschutz of Keokuk and Mrs S. G. Keeton'and the Misses Irene Blake and Marian. Wilson of El Reno, Okla., have left for their homes after a visit with Mrs E. T. King, 1119 Klrkwood boulevard.. DEATH NOTICES Srhlnpkohl Funeral The body of Mrs Wilhelmina Boldt Schlapkohl, who died at her home here was removed today to the home of her son, Emil A. Schlapkohl, 1916 East Thirteenth street. The body will remain there until Thursday morning, when it will be taken to the Runge mortuary, where funeral services will be at 2:30. V Tollard Funeral Funeral services for Sally Pollard were held at the Runge chapel at 10 a. m. today. The Rev. F. G. Codd officiated at the chapel and at the grave in Oakdale cemetery. Librarian to Tell Children of Trip Abroad This Summer Miss Grace Shellenberger, librarian of the Davenport public library, will relate some of her experiences while traveling in Europe this summer, at the weekly story hour for children next Friday at 4:30 p. m at the public library. Her subject will be "Boys and Girls in Europe." It will be one of the series of travel talks which have been featured at the story hours this fall. All children who are interested are invited to attend." ; H . Walter Johnson Is Offered Contract To Manage Newark "WASHINGTON'. Oct. 26, (Associated Press) Paul Block, owner of the Newark club of the International league, has offered Walter Johnson, veteran Washington pitcher, a contract to manage and possibly pitch for the club next year, it became known today after a conference between the two men. Johnson has been given his unconditional release from the local American league club. The exact terms of the offer were not divulged, although it is understood to M for two years. Expect to Pay $6 for These Ad Men Hear Talk By Dr. Lampe on Religious Value Civilization would have crumbled like a house of. cards long ago, were It not for the stabilizing effect of religion. Dr. Willard Lampe, head of the department of religion at the State University of Iowa, told members of the Davenport Advertisers' club and guests at the meeting at the chamber of commerce today. Dr. Lampe'a address was the keynote of the campaign opened today by the religious emphasis committee of the club to raise a budget of $2,000 to be expended during the coming year in advertising reli-ligion. Pre-Easter and Christmas meet ings, and possibly Thanksgiving meetings, similar to the public I meetings field last year during the Lenten season at which Dr. Preston Bradley of Chicago, delivered a series of inspirational talks, are planned for this year, R. II. Harned, In charge of today's meeting, explained. Meetings such as the one at which he spoke, Dr. Lampe said, are indicative of the religious renaissance which he believes is at hand. "Link up religion with the great issues of the day In your advertising," the speaker urged. "And do not forget that the best way to advertise religion is to practice it yourself." NEWS IN BRIEF Plans hare been completed for a series of tri-city Hi-Y banquets to be held during the coming months in each of the three local associations, the first of the affairs being scheduled in Rock Island Nov. 8. The Moline club will entertain the high school men on Jan. 18 and Davenport, March 29. There Is still opportunity to enroll "in the new parliamentary law class being formed by the Davenport Lend-a-H and club, according to an announcement by the educational committee in charge, Full Information may be obtained toy telephoning club headquarters, Dav. 663. The Davenport hoy scout court of honor, will hold its October meeting to award merit badges and promotions tomorrow at 7:30 p. m. at the headquarters office. H. E. Bnrjres was honored on the occasion of his eighty-third birthday at the luncheon meeting or the Fast eminent commanders this noon at the Masonic temple. Reports on the grand encampment at spirit Lane in Juiy were neara. . A dinner-dance will be held by the Kiwanis clubs of the tri-citles the night of Nov. 3 at Hotel Black-hawk gold room, it was announced today by the inter-city relations committee of the Davenport club, Gny IV. Green, layman preacher who is conducting a series of meetings at the First Presbyterian church, spoke before the student body of the Davenport high school this morning. Plans are belnc made by the boys' division of the Davenport Y. M. C. A. for a Hallowe'en,party for the boys of the membership at the building next week. On Friday night this week the regular program of three reels of pictures will be the attraction. The estate of Anna Heuer West- phal is valued at $16,081.77, according to an inventory filed today In the district court. P. J. Thede Is administrator of the estate. Ferd Korn of the horn llaklne Co. will give a talk on recent developments in aviation at 4he luncheon meeting tomorrow noon of the Davenport Quota club at the chamber of commerce All members are urged to be present. The Unvenpnrt police department today demonstrated its efficiency by "carrying on" in the absence of Chief of Police Louis Eckhardt and Capt. Walter Homeyer, both of MAY I HELP YOUR BUSINESS? For years I have been struck by the great value "of Life Insurance as a real help to any growing business. It is a "Dollars and Sense" matter. GUY D. DOUD (General Aftntj) MUTUAL TRUST LIFE SEIFFERTNMED TO HEAD FRIENDLY Otto Selffert was today chosen chairman of a committee to plan ways and means of properly financing the Davenport Friendly House so that the institution will be self supporting in the future. Chairmen of the Friendly House committee of the various civic clubs will serve with Mr Seiffert, it was decided at the meeting of the President's club and civic club representatives at the chamber of commerce this noon. Whether an amount sufficient to cover this year's estimated deficit of $4,000, or whether an endowment fund for several years will be sought, Is to be decided by the committee. whom were called out of the city. Capt. Homeyer Is in Muscatine with Police Officer Loyal Fisher, called as witnesses in the Klein-dolph divorce case. Chief Eck-hardt has been absent on a hunting trip for several days. Davenport Man Is State Witness in Clinton Hearing CLINTON, la., Oct. 26. (Special) H. W. Snour, of Davenport, superintendent of the Davenport district of the Prudential Life Insurance Co. is in Clinton today as a state witness in the preliminary hearing of T. A. Murphy, formerly assistant superintendent of tfce company in Clinton who is charged with embezzlement and larceny by embezzlement. Henry H. Bond Is Named Assistant Head of Treasury WASHINGTON, Oct. 26. (Associated Press) Henry H. Bond of Massachusetts, was appointed by PresidenUCoolidge today to be assistant secretary of the treasury. He succeeds Charles S. Dewey, who resigned recently to become financial adviser to the Polish government. Fire Chief Urges Leaves Be Removed From House Gutters Removal of dead leaves from the roofs and gutters of Davenport homes Is being urged by Fire Chief Peter Denger. Scores of roof fires may be avoided by removing Nthese leaves, he says. Marriage Licenses Harold Olsen and Hazel Fullmer, both of Davenport. i Glen Ivennard, Kalona, la., and Ethel Wilson, Wellman, Ia. W. R. C. District Convention to Be Held at Brooklyn MARSH ALLTOWN, Ia.. Oct. 26. (Associated Press)) Mrs J. B. Troutner of Marghalltown was endorsed as a candidate for president of Iowa department of the Women's Relief corps at a meeting of the twelfth district here yesterday. Mrs Troutner at present is senior vice president. Brooklyn was cbOBen as the next iyj;afjjtj tf HOUSE COMMITTEE s ire Fifth at Harrison BM I JIM TO PLACE RUMANIA IN A STATEOF SIEGE Government Determined To Check Plot For Carol's Return BUCHAREST, Rumania, Oct. 26. (Associated Press) At the least sign of nimnsltlnn acalnst the eov- jernment, the Bratiano ministry to day stands prepared to arrest the leaders and proclaim a state of seige throughout Rumania. Troops have been ordered to occupy all government buildings carrying out the state of martial law proclaimed throughout the country upon discovery of the plot to restore former Crown Prince Carol to the throne, which he renounced in 1925 when he eloped to Paris with Magda Lupescu. The country is seething with excitement as the government and opposition parties line up for what Is expected to be a bitter contest for supremacy. Premier Bratiano tomorrow will demand from all po-litlca groups ia parliament a declaration of their attitude toward the present, Situation. The opposition leaders have summoned their members to appear In full strength. Manolleicu whose arrest led to Manoilescue whose arrest led to the discovery of the Carollst plot, intends to Interpellate the government, considering his arrest unjustified. meeting place for the district convention. ..The state convention next summer will be held at Cedar Rapids. F. & W. GRAND STORE IS The thirty-year lease for the Mc-Cullough property at 207-209 West Second street, Davenport, to the F & W. Grand 5, 10 and 25 Cents Stores, Inc., which was announced recently, was filed today In the Scott county recorder's office. The property, now occupied by Scharff's ready-to-wear store, is leased from March 1, 1931, and extending to March 1, 1961. The rental for the first-ten years is $12,000 annually, $13,200 a year for the second 10 years, and $14.-520 annually for the remaining 10 years. Erection of a two-story building on the north 110 feet of the property is provided for in the lease. Ask Carl LeBuhn How to see the flag at the High School Athletic Grounds on North Brady Street, from 3rd and Main. Climb to the top of the tower on Ed Kauf-mann'a bank building. We didn't believe it either. If men w?re more far-sighted the benefits of life insurance would be extended even farther. People received 3 million a day last year in the U. S. and Canada. Ctrl LcVtna Aid AitocIatM When you e us, don't think of Lit Insurance. When you think ol Lit I liisurance, S&J5 US. 1L 3. ThomM Albert K. Fas ni Massachusetts Mutual Lite iBinraice Co, RECORDED Autumn Zest The same "pep" that sets you all a-tingle these crisp October morn- , ings will show up in your motor if you use Speed-O-pasoline TAST S1LEM FOWERFIL alse T. T. B. X-) .Motor Oil PENNSYLVANIA CONSUMERS OIL CO, Fifth at Fillmore Also nold at the Handy 4.arar It; .No. Fine St. Girl Reserves of Y. W. C. A. to Have Hallowe'en Party A Hallowe'en partyy for all members of the girl reserve clubs of the Y. W. C. A. will ba held Saturday from 3 to 5 pum. at the Y. W. rooms. The group will Include the clubs from intermediate schools in Davenport, the True Blue, the Summitt Presbyterian, the Blue Grass, the .Buffalo and also the Orphans' Home clubs. It will be a masked costume party and a prize will be given to the girl who wears the cleverest costume. The ninth grade group of girl re serves met yesterday afternoon at the J. B. Young school and practiced the games which they will use at the party Saturday1 The seventh and eighth grade groups of the J. B. Young school met this afternoon for a program on the poem, "An If for Girls." The regular meeting of the Stu dent club of the high school will be postponed from tomorrow after-. noon to next week because the school will be closed tomorrow. The Orphans' Home club will also omit its regular meeting Friday night. i "Let go over, and get Ethel and Dick." "No call 'em up and have 'em meet us at The Black-hawk, I'm hungry." A full course dinner of r a r e excellence, every evening, $1.25. Dance music by the Marigold Celebrated Orchestra. A Good Place to Eat Hotel Blackhawk Third and Perry St. V V Win v i. x v i ' r ii j i lit j J""""""""""""""""' ui iii mmm i i sw w i ' i mmmmmmm rmm m UT"! HP 11 f II " IS ii II J i vwv in r ii Cedar Rapids Firm To Rebuild Bridge For Railroad Here The Cedar Rapids Construction Co., bridge builders, has the contract for rebuilding two viaducts In Davenport for the Chicago. Rock Island & Pacific Railway Co., city officials were informed today. Work will be started in a few weeks. J The bridges to be rebuilt are those crossing Fourth street at I Pershing avenue, and Third street i at Iowa. 'A building permit was secured today for the erection of a temporary storage shed for lumber for the Cedar Rapids company at Fourth and Pershing avenue, costing $250. The Davenport Elevator Co., through J. F. Nebgxgall & Son, today secured a building permit for a drying building to be erected at its plant, 526 South Pine fijreet, at a cost of $5,000. Real Estate Loans We have money to loan on Scott County farms and choice city real FICKR. KOTII & FICKE TO m bvx Radiator IOWTEMP will not corrode metal J or harm nickel finish. 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