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The Muscatine Journal from Muscatine, Iowa • Page 5

The Muscatine Journal from Muscatine, Iowa • Page 5

Muscatine, Iowa
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1 i- 1 -5 i --v MUSCATINE JOURNAL AND NEWSTRIByNE, WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 51 4 11 If. NEW JiUNlSTER HEADS RED CROSS CAVALRY TROOPS LABOR LAYS OFF HUBBLE CASE IN HANDS OF JURY i i XJUCHBZk SELUCBS CLOSDfG Davenport Club to Appear in Program at INew Era Friday i The Girl Reserve corps of the colored Y. W. A. at Davenport will present! a program at the New Era gymnasium Friday evening at o'clock, under thfStrspices or the Luther league. following numbers have been arranged: Piano solo Mrs. Irene Morgan. SopranoiSolo, "I Gathered a Rose" Miss Lolo Wvette. I I MORE FREIGHT IS BElNGtSSECIElVED 1 111. '1: Ll-ilr OCOMEVG SHItJtENT SHOW A "DECIDKD GAIN 4 '-if'- Coal, Merchandise: and Raw Material i i Being1 Received hy Merchants an Mannfaetftrers "ow. I 1 Muscatine: merchants and manufac-j! turers are anticipating good business for the late ffall a(td winter If the In-, coming freight cad be-taken as a terion, according the employes atn the local freight offices. The incoming-freight in carlots We shown a mark- i i ed increase duringlthe past two weeks i and this weik sd fr has set a record not equalled in nvny months. i Through the office of the and the C-M. railway here from twenty to thirty cars have been reported to the each day thie week. "This Includes freight ship-: ments transerred these lines from i the yt. B. S. 1 f- Tbe jcommoditieR now. being recelr-: ed include general merchandise, coal, i building material, shells and other raw materials. i i-" -While lihe incoming freight is in-: creasing the number' ot cars being loaded here Is considerably in excess i of the summer season shipments if, the vegetable and melon cars are counted ou. Gtfifel shipments; have: shown the largesttincrease within the: pat few weeks. 1 COLLEGE BtXHIBITS TO FEATURE SHOW Chicago, pet. 5. Plans for the third annual international grain and CONTINUE MARCH Fi 3 BREAK camp at weed park EARLY THIS MOSSING Encamp At Bine Grass 5ext Han-dreds of Spectators Get Gllatpse of Army Life Tuesday Evening. After spending the afternoon and night encamped here, troops and ot the 14th cavalry regiment broke camp 7 o'clock' this morning and took up the long hike to Fort Sheridan. squadron will en camp at Blue Grass tonight. Hundreds of spectators swarmed Weed park Tuesday night and inspected the camp. Ex-service men contrasted the endyitopment here with the olden days when the military rules were rigidly enforced even when on a hike, tn war time civilians were never permitted to enter the boundaries of a camp without satisfactor ily explaining: their mission. These barriers however- were all dropped here And the citizens were allowed to mingle freely with the soldiers. Burin the afternoon the troopers wereglven the freedom of the Y. M. C. A. shower baths and swimming pool and in the evening a number of them attended i the dances at the American Legion' and the Armory. The camn at: Weed park was Laid Out strictly accordance with the military rules and regulations. The small shelter, or "pup" tents as they are popularly called, housed the men In the ranks While the officers were provided with: larger squad tents. A cook tent and a canteen completed thj tent vil.ges Even the serving of the evening meal proved interesting to the citi-renry and when "mess call" was blown in the evening there were nearT' ly as many spectators as there were hungry troopers. The party expected to reach Blue Grass about nbpn today. East Moline is the next stop scheduled in the line of march. Masonic "otlce. Special meeting of Iowa Lodge 2. A. F. and Ai Thursday, October 6th at 2 P. it services of our deceased brother Ralph Harris. Meet at Masonic Temple. Bring your cars. By order, W. M. Special 4 .1 "VI Vr Minister Everwyn the new envoy from Holland; who has Just arrived in Washington. Half Hour Clubiin It First Meeting at Cone Tuesday Columbus Junction. Oct. 5. The members of the Half Hour club held the first meeting for the year 1921-1922 at the. home of Mrs. Pope at Cene! ville. Tuesday afternoon, with Miss Pearl Harrison as leaderQuota-Uons frpm Longfellow were given iu answer to the roll call. The subject was Siberia. The members from Columbus Junction who attended the meeting at Cones ville were- Mmea. S. J. Lewis, W. L. Curtis, O. M. Cavin, J. J. Stapp, Emilv Darrow, W. E. Ruston and S. Blair and Misses Nettie Blair, Pearl Harrison and Mary Reaney. The club has sixteen members this year, theother members being Mmes. G. A. Ingle. James McKee and Mrs Pope of Coriesville. i and Mmes. Ida Howell aHd W. Hubbard and Miss Effie Kelley of Columbus Junction. A new aquarium to he built in Golden Gate Park, San FrEncIsco, will contain a miniature swamp peopled with fish, turtles, frogs, salamanders and snakes. A stationary airplane that pitches and rolls like a real one is used for rifle practices Demonstration -kf I hay show were completed here yes- 1 ABGTXEXT fob state I Counsel For Defense Charges That State Colld Prodsee Xan Who Is GIlty Attacks XeKee. The Jack) Hubble case. In which the defendant Is charged with receiving stolen property and knowing that It had bee a stolen from the McKee and Bllven branch button factory at Columbus Junction, went to the jury at 10:15 o'efock this morning. J. 1 G. Ifammerer, who assisted County Attorney L. A. Crull in the prosecution delivered the dosing argument fJr the state. He asked for a convlctio on the grounds that the state's testimony showed the defendant to beuilty as charged in the Indictment. In making an exceptionally strong plea for acquittal late Tuesday, 11. G. Thompson, counsel for the defense, chraged thatt the state could have easily secured a written statement from Chartey Armstrong, colored, which would have enabled them to get the man who really, bought the stolen button blanks in fifteen minutes. Attorney Kammerer Interrupted him at this) point and said "If you know that some other man tought these buttojis, why don't you tell us his "You erei not Interested In knowing Mr. Thompson retorted, pointing to Hubble. "All you and MrKeet are interested in is getting thts man." Mr. Thompson also charged J. S. McKee of tie McKee and Bliven button company vladictiveness. "Mr. McKe was not satisfied with the county Jprosecutsr'conducting the case he declared. "He was so interested in getting Hubble that he hired Mr. Kammerer to help our county attorney." ELECTRICIAN KILLED ON EVE OF WEDDING Des Mol jies. Oct. 5. His wedding day but fify-efght hours away. O. E. Casady, 1452 Woodlawn avenue, was instantly killed when he came In contact -with i high vol'-age wire while working Ofi Norwalk high ten sion nne at southwest Forty-second street and the cty limits at 2:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Casady. 19 years old, a meter tester for the Dei Moines Electric company, was engaged to marry Miss Helen Mc-Honry, 1234 West Tenth street, and the couplet had chosen Friday of this week as thjeir wedding day. At the lime of the accident Casady with Fairchild. a fellow worker. wstesting meter equipment on a platform eighteen feet above the ground. DireMly above their heads ran Mre Norwalk high tension line carrying $3,000 volts of electricity. 4n somq manner, which Fairchild was unabl to explain, Casady raised up. came lin contact with the high voltage wij-e and was knocked to the ground, striking on his head and When the police ambulance arrived life was extinct. Physicians declared that his death had been practically instantaneous. Lament Party In Mexico. Mexico ity, Oct. 5 Thomas La-mont. representing the International bankers' committee on Mexico and a member oi J. P. Morgan together wit a party of thirteen, is expected to arrive here today. It is believed a lean to-Mexico. approximating 500,00.000 pesos, is to be made, in aaitloni to action to refund present outstanding International obligations. teraay at a jneeuyg oi ref reseuiauTes from a number! middle, western cities. Competitive classes' will be increased ffom to 50 per It; was St4te agricultural col- i leges of ten corhi and I grain states will nominate the Judges and arrangements werie made for sending representatives i trom each of the states competing to the classes. Crop improvewent- associations of seyeral i sUtes wiU jbe aaked to name th representatives. 1 Eight agricultural colleges have made plansto plae educational exhibit Ions in. connection with the show. These are'IlHnofs, Idaho, Indians Louisiana, lichigRn, North, Dakota and; Wisconsin. i ''f FLOOR COVERING 4 in JIS UKUAiilZhnb S1XXS THDOfED BT MILLION XLXBERS, IS BEPOBT i President of Teamsters ITnloa Leave rxecnuve leuneii i imitri Reported Low. Washington. Dl C. Oct. 5. the Am erican Federation of Labor has lost more than 2,000.000 members since the first of the Tear and Its treasury is so depleted that all but a very few of its paid organizers have been laid off. In the mldsf of this, its worst crisis, Daniel J. Tobin. president of the International Teamsters' union, has resigned from the executive council. Tobin was a power in the organization and conceded very generally to hare been one cf two men who prevented the orerthrow of Samuel Gom-pers for the presidency at the Denver convention. Federation officials never have admitted, that Tobin had quit, but daring the recent seseion of the council at Atlantic City, he insisted that his resignation be accepted. I I I 1 TV. no ran: mere too roucu uit isnd too little action in the Compere regime, and indicated that he was Setting out nf the council to enter with vigor upon a campaign to defeat his former captain. According to reliable sources, between 1.00O.0OO and 1.500,000 members, have dropped fromjt rolls this year. At the peak of its strength the organization had s.OOrt.ftOO members and at the first of the year claimed to be well on the way to 5,000,000. Although affairs have reached such a serious stage that its plight has become common talk, officials admitting "big losses" but deny the number dropped comes anywhere near One official said "it is usual at this time of year to furlough most of the organisers." and predicted the federation "will emerge from the storm stronger than ever." U. INDUSTRIES SHOW BIG GAINS Washington. Oct 5 Totaling almost 183.000,000.000. the value of the products of the nation's manufacturing Industries in 192 was three as grmt as in 1310 and fire and a half times than it was in 1900, according to the census bureau's announcement. There was an average of 9,103,209 wnge earners employed. last year in the 2S9.763 manufacturing establishments of the country, whose capitalization totaled $44,878,911,000 and whose products were vyalued at 1 910.202.00. Thirteen states manufactured products with a total value of more than H.OOO.OOO.owO. New York leads all states with more than one-eighth of the country's total, her manufactures being valued at $3,875,007,000. and wage earners numbering 1.229,900. Pennsylvania ranks second with products valued at $7,312,333,000. and 137.100 wage earners. Illinois Is third with I5.S74.007.CKW) and 653,500 wage earners. vMichigan retains seventh place with and 470.800 w.ige earners. Indiana has passed Wisconsin and occupies ninth place with $1,901,546,000. Wisconsin dropped from eighth to tenth place with 91.SS3.608.000 and 265.200 wage earners. Missouri oc-cuDies eleventh Dlace with 91.599.- 2S4.000 and 193.900 wage earners. Minnesota, ranking thirteenth, is the last of the sVtes producing more than worth of manufactured goods, her total being 91.21S,130,00 with 115.600 wage earners. STATE BtTi-S THREE SITES FOR PARKS Des Moines. Oct. 5. Auditor Glenn Haynes and Secretary of State W. C. Ramsay have recently returned from an inspection of three Iowa parks, the purchase of which is be- ing negotiated by the state executive cuncil. One of these sites Is the Moore head caves in Jackson county, a 16 acre tract near Maquoketa. In speaking of the park. Auditor Haynes speaking of this park. Auditor Hayne says: "It is a unique spot. I had no Idea there was anything like it jn Iowa. There is a natural bridge on a main highway similar to the natural bridge of Virginia. There are also a number of caves. Including an ice cave, and a spring with the ecldest water I ever tasted. The state closed the deal to bay a right of way to a park near Farmington which had -been donated to the state br individual subscription. This park comprises 140 acre, including a forty acre lily pond known as the "Lake of Lilies." The third parfc site visited Is a tract tif 190 acres near Rldoru. where the city has raised I16.0OQ tor the" building of a "dam at the mouth of a patural lake bed. When completed the park will have a sixty acre lake from ten to twenty feet deep, surrounded by bluffs anrf with a wooded Island In the center. This deal will probably be closed In the near future. REACH SETTLEMENT IN U. S. COURT CASE The case of the California and Hawaiian Sugar Refining company ts. the J. M. Gobble local wholesalers and Jobbers, "which was scheduled to come up for trial today In the federal court at Davenport, has been settled and dismissed from the docket, according to Fred Gobble of the defendant In this action 4 he plaintiff concern asked Judgment on a bill for two car loads of sugar, claiming that the local firm had received Vi latter, but had withheld payment. E-, P. Ingham 'of this city, was attorney for the de- lesdant la the action, Reading. "Origin of the Negro Folk Music" Miss Stella Taggert. Song, i to Shout All Over God's Heaven, and "I Want to Be Ready" Girl Reserves. Banjo solo. "Old Folks at Home" William Brooks. Selection. vLittle David. Play on Your Harp" and Mary" Girl Reserves. Soprano sole "Will o' the Wisp" Mrs. Clara Shepherd. Readier Miss Irma Washington. the Saints Go Marching Home" and "Sweet and Low" Girl Piano solo "When Shadows Fall" Mary Henry. Selections, "Every Time I Feel-the Spirit" and "Steal Away to Jeaus" Girl Reserves. Tenor solo, "Love, Here Is My Heart" Eugene Ballard. Selections, "I Could Hear Nobody and "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" Girl Reserves. Twenty young people wllL appear in the program and all proceeds will be used for church purposes. BANK CLEARINGS SLIGHTLY LOWER Bank clearings for the past week dropped Rightly below the figure of the preceding week, partly because the incoming funds from the payment of taxes declined, according to the statement given out by the Clearing House Association this morning. The clearings however remained well above the seasons low mark and reflect stable trade conditions. For the past week the clearings Amounted to S331.5S0.36 and for the week preceding, SS34.295.01. For the corresponding week last year (the clearings were 1492,592.94. CIRCULATION-FOR PAST, MONTH 'LARGE An-lncreased circulation of 725 books during September this year over the corresponding month 1920 was reported -by Miss Ellen Stocker. librarian Of the P. M. Musser Public library at the monthly meeting of the board of directors. The circulation at -the Garfield school branch was especially large for the month totaling 570. The September circulation was 5,546, with the largest 353, the smallest 114 and the average daily circulation 221. The library was open 25 days during the month. NEED CORN HUSKERS ON SEVERAL FARMS i Married or single men who desire to do some corn 'husking this fall can get Jobs on farms In Muscatine county, according to a statement gir en Hit by thecounty farm bureau of fice. If "We can place a few married or single men in corn husking Jobs right now," t. W. Merrill, county farm agent, said today. Further information can be secured the farm bureau office 'in the court house our show Phone 114 Company i Sale Only Z' I Jshn Barton Fayoe. Washington. D. C. Oct. 4. John Barton Payne of Chicago was ap pointed by President Harding Mon-1 day as chairman of the central committee of the American Red Cross. Mr. PayHe will assume charge of American Red Cross affairs -here Oct. 15. succeeding Dr. Livingston Fer-rand. who has resigned. Mr. Payne's acceptance of the pdt was made on the condition that he might serve without salary. Before he entered President Wil son's cabinet as secretary cf the in terior, Mr. Payne had served as cnairman ot msnipping roard. Rockefeller Will Fight Philippine Disease, Is Plan Manila. Oct. 5 According to a radio message received by the steamship Empress of Asia. John D. Rockefeller has decided to extend the activities of the Rockefeller foundation to the Philippine islands. It is expected that- experts from the Institute will survey the hookworm disease shortly and may also conduct biological research es. It is understood MaJ. Gen. Leonard vsooa. tne newly appointed governor, copferred with Mr. Rockefeller some time ago and that he was instrumental In securing an extension of the foundation's work here. HARRIS FUNERAL TO BE HELD THURSDAY Funeral services lor Ralph Harris, who was instantly killed at a railroad crossing on the Moscow road when his truck was struck by a freight 'triia Tuesday morning, will be held from the home at 900 1-2 Sycamore street Thursday: afternoon at 2 o'clock. The resjalns were removed to the home rollowlng the in-quest-at an undertaking parlor fTues-day afternoon. The services will be conducted ny the Rev. George Blagg. pastor of the( First M. A church. Burial will be i made In Greenwood cemetery. i The Masonic lodge will have charge of the services the grave, familYtheater opens at letts Letts, Oct 5. The New Family theatre, under the management ot A. E. TClHs. opened its doors to the public for the first time Saturday evening. Mr. Wills has spared no effort in putting the building in shape to accommodate all who wish to attend the shows and Letts is assured of good attractions for the coming season through his act. Shows will be given on Wednesday and Saturday eights. Held Pot Lack" Supper. Instead of having their annual picnic es usual, the Eastern. Stars, husbands and friends, enjoyed a "pot-luck" supper at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Downer yesterday evening. Mrs. Alex Hlldebangh and daugb ter, MrsVTT H. Fullerton. are home from a visit with relatives in Guthrie county. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Wills Tuesday. Miss Nellie Shellabarger arrived from Strattan. Saturday. She has been visiting with her brother, Hungh Shellabarger. Her mother, who had been with her in the west, came home several weeks ago. The Teachers and Officers' Training Class will meet Thursday evening of each week immediately after prayer meeting. Mr. -Patterson has been chosen as leader. will be a declamatory -con-' among me nign school students in the near future. CALIFORNIA FLOODS KUIN BIG VINEYARDS Lob Angeles. Oct. 4. Flood conditions in -the Palo. Verde and CoacbeUa lilley In southern California are serious in the extreme according to meager reports received by railroad officials. The Union Pacific, operating the only commercial telegraph wire Into the BIythe districts, reported that its line cad failed. No mall has been received at BIythe since Friday morning. The Santa Fe and California Southern railroad reported traffic badly hampered by scores of washouts. -Occasional supply trains were being pushed through to BIythe. with the train crews. doing their own track: repairing. A total suspension of railroad service seems Imminent. Scores of families have fled from their homes before the rising flood waters, which have done heayy damage to ripening cotton crops. flTbe flood was started by cloudbursts' in the desert northwest' of BIythe Friday and Saturday, Opmfort Where You ant It. Salebf Yard Dtiyp 1 -1 tst IntafinabMiOnt from one of tkerolls i) Square Sidewalk West Can be had with a house Cozy Glow Electric Heater Only fUeveri More This exceptionally low price of 69c per square yard on Ne-j ponset is made possible only through the co-operation oil the JManufacturer who is desirous of introducing this wonaejrful floor covering into every home in Muscatine where linpleuri; or other floor coverings are used. There are; over a dozen beuti- ful patterns to select from and at thjs. special demonstration; price you can cover the floor of a room measuring 12 ft 12 ft for only $11.00. Make your measurements now and pkcelourf Cafi be attached to any socket, giving you quick, economical heat 1 just where you most need it. order tomorrow! i 1 tin ft We In front In or rrrular It will stay there ell this Watch are pro Ting Jfeponset's it of enr store Is a while you can buy at this special low proc.t See them in i 'S Ptirrinus room. Wndertnl nrbnity by the stiffest piece of KEl'OXSET Floor cut Thousands are over It and punaJBg- urrtr UPeis jme iu week thronnJi sansltln and raltu- Examine KX XMr ABds have walked en KEPOXSET notice how surprisingly brig Jit and iresn-ioojun -a Is This Is the FAMOUS TEST' that proves that Seponset ia the wenderfnUy darable and loir wearing floor eoTeriny Its makers claim it te be. i Iowa Avenue .1 Lighting Muscatine "You can buy only good appliances here. i

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