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THE ARGUS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13 1!03.
OHit-er Ahilhme arrested Albert
llootrtiun and he lias been taken baek
to ttock Island arsenal, from which
place he -deserted several weeks ago.
ISootman left the barracks Sept. 27.
The officers in the tri-eities were no
tified to look out for him. A hort
time agfo he eunie back to this- city.
Officer MuIIane spied him in the east
end of the city and he was taken into
custody. lie was immediately placed
in the hands of Col. lilunt and will be
dealt with according ft military law.
The body of M. S. C'ronkite, the man
Ay ho choked, tu death a few days ago,
is probably on the dissecting1 table at
Iowa City by this time. At least that
is where the remains were sent.
Cronkite's remains are only traveling
the old beaten trail where go the
bor'ies of nearly all those poor un
fortunates who die in the hospitals
and other places without friends or
relatives to give them a burial.
At" 9:30 o'clock yesterday morning
one of the low-decked, hooded milk
wagons owned by tieorge S. Atkinson,
dairyman, and liveryman, broke loose
from its moorings behind a scary
team, which was left unhitched near
the curb on Sixth and
streets. The team started
Harrison street incline on a run. Hans
Hansen, the hero of the boundary
fence litigation and arrest of Satur
day, was tilling one of the city sprink
ling wagons on Fourth and Harrison
streets at the time, and saw the team
coming down under the Fifth street
viaduct. He ran out into the middle
of the road, waving his cap and swing
ing his arms, the horses reared in
alarm, and just then" he grasped the
rein and presently had the team under
his control. The driver came down a
few minutes later and rewarded the
plucky captor, who probably saved
considerable damage to property.
The steamer Haverford, Liverpool
to Philadelphia, is on her way to this
side, with the members of the Huffing
fon party, including Miss M. F. IJuf
fington. formerly the principal of
Saint Katherine's Hall, and Miss Fan
nie Francis of this city. They have
had a four months' tour of Europe.
('. K. Meyers, the history teacher
of the high school, has returned to
that institution, after a painful in
jury and long convalescence. Mr. Mey
ers put in his vacation in York state.
He had the misfortune while there to
receive a hard kick in the face from
a horse. Hones were broken, teeth
lost, and very painful injuries inflict
ed. He' shows the marks of a hard
siege, but is ready for his work again,
and has met a warm weJcome. from
the other members of the faculty and
the students of the school.'
The Dugglebys signed the contract
for the erection of the new natatori
um yesterday with Messers. Koltzau &
Meyers, the successful bidders who
secured the award for $ 1 2. GOO Satur
day. The bids were opened at Archi
tect Hanssen's office. There were six
bids, furnished by A. Stcckel & Sons.
Kolt.au & Meyers, A. Carstenseii, I'd
Osborne, John (!. JStirtniss and C. D.
(Jilquist. When completed, with
plumbing, 'heating, anil lighting the
natatorium will cost .$10,000.
A noble life elided, with the death
of Adelia C. Joy, Sunday. She was
born Feb. '!), 1S44. at Kennebeck, Me.,
the daughter of llev. Amariah and
Louisa Dudley Joy. Her immediate
relatives are a sister, Mrs. Ingle I'.ar
ker. and a brother. William .V. Joy, of
Frankfort, Mich. The funeral services
will be held at the residence of Mrs.
Marker. :1S Fast Tenth street, tomor
row afternoon at 1 ::!(). Services pri
vate. Miss Joy was educated in Ohio
at tin? Granville seminary. s For 23
years 'she was associate principal at
Mt. Carroll, Jll., in the young ladies'
seminary, established and conducted
by Mrs. F. A. W. Shinier.- For the past
six years she has been a resident of
be Laud, Fla., filling a daughter's place
iii the home of Mrs? Shinier. Foiir
months .ago she came' to Davenport
in enfeebled health, beyond the help
of living hearts and hands.
Yesterday, the officers of the board
of health went out to Mercy hospital
where they inspected the renovated
St. Robert's hospital. Recent lyn?ver
$41X) was spent in the installation of
now plumbing, a furnace and the
white-washing of the interior of the
building. The plumbing was made
frost proof, and the furnace render
ing the building itself cold-proof. The
exterior alone now needs a little at
tention in the way of painting, which,
if done, will cost $100 additional.
The death of Mrs. Lucy Wohlehberg
a resident of the neighborhood of
Walcott for the past 40 years or more
occurred yesterday morning at 4:T!0
at Mercy hospital, whither Mrs. Wohl
enberg had been taken some time ago
suffering from nervous prostration.
She had been in poor health for the
past three years, and during the last
two or three months had "been in a I
steady decline, which defied the skill i
of her physiciaus. Deceased was the 1
widow of Jacob Wohlenberg, w ho died!
about three cars ago. They were old
residents of the vicinity of Walcott,
and widely and favorably known. Four
sons and two daughters survive them
Mrs. C. F. Kmler. of Walcott; Mrs.
G. V. Rohlf, of Sheldon, la., Peter.
Sjewel and Ludorf. of Kverly, la., and
Jaeub, Jr.. of llaker City, Ore. The
funeral will take place at 2 o'clock
tomorrow afternoon, with interment
at Fine Hill.
F. J. Kkstroin. of Seventh ave
nue, is suffering from the fracture of
four ribs on his right side, which he
sustained last Friday. He was in
specting the work of a contractor on
his son's house and was standing on
the joists, when he slipped, and in
falling his side struck tine of the
joists, causing the fracture. The in
jury itself is n t very serious, but on
account of his . advanced age he may
not recover, as he is now suffering
with other complications.
An unfortunate oiing man who
has neither friends nor relatives in
thi.- city was taken into the police
station in a serious condition, having
been sick for the past two weeks. He
was' hardly able to keep i n his feet
and Dr. Dennett had him sent to the
hospital. He says his name is John
Halstroni, but can give no good ac
count of where lie has been or how
he came to his plight.
It now appears that as a result of
the Sat unlay conference between the
manufacturing interests and strikers
nearly 2."0 molders will be without
work and every implement niolder
will be put on the benefit list as well
as the strikers, as the molders have
practically decided that the imple
ment manufacturers have scored a
Dr. C. F. OdeU. the wellknown
South Side physician, ami Miss Martha
Thompson, of Hampton, surprised
their friends Saturday evening by be
ing married at S o'clock at the home
of the groom's father. U. X. Odd!.
Kev. A. K. loder officiated and only
the immediate relatives and friends
of the groom were present. Dr. Odell
and bride will reside on 'the South
Mrs.' Alono Whcelock, for over 00
years a resident of this city, died ,;t
her home at Xo. 3013 Kighth avenue
Sundriy evening at 0 o'clock, after
failing in health for the past year.
She was bedfast the last six weeks
and her end was due to a complica
tion of diseases. She was born in
Whitehall, Iiul.. June 7, 1S4-I, and came
to Moline shortly after being married
in 102. She leaves to mourn her
death three sons, Frank, William and
Henry, all at home, ami one daughter,
Mrs. X. Fldridge, of this city. She
also leaves her husband, in this city,
and one sister, Mrs. Nannie Ilarth, of
Forest City. The funeral was held
from the home at 2 o'clock this af
The Kock Island road is at work on
the road east of Warner's crossing,
lengthening and widening the wafer
way and strengthening the abutments,
and also building another, making a
watercourse ."HJ feet wile, with a
strong abutment at each side. At
present the width is but 10 feet, and
each heavy rain brings a large vol
ume of water from the surrounding
country, making much repair work
necessary. A large steam pile driver
is at work in the bed of the stream.
All the news all the time The
SECOND and LAS!
EK of SOUVENHR SALE
All Tliis Week, Closing- Saturday, Oct. 17, at 9:30 p. in.
MISS ANNA VIRGINIA MILLER., graduate of the Boston Cooking School gives
FREE lectures and demonstrations of cookery every afternoon. All are eorcli-
We have added new and attractive Souvenirs and will make this a memorable
week for trade and Souvenirs.
all invited. Miss Miller will be here all this week.
PROGRAM FOR THE WEEK". OCT. 12 to 17 INCLUSIVE.
WKDXESDAY Charing Dish Receipts
THURSDAY Family Dinners and Luncheons
FRIDAY J-gg-S and How to Use Them
SATURDAY A Request Program
NOTE A FEW: Pianos. Cane Seat Rocker, Parlor Clocks. Sew
ing Machine, Pa.rlor Lamps, Silverware. Umbrellas and other useful
as well as ornamentEvl souvenirs
"With a $1.00 purchase or over you get a Souvenir, and the larger the purchase
the better and larger the souvenir.
Frank, Truthful, Reliable in our dealings. Established for 19 years
But we do a business second to none in this vicinity.
Giving Away ,
October 5, 1903.
1723, 1725, 1727 SECOND AVENUE
Souvenirs free with
a $1 purchase or
n T7 iv rh 17 n tto
See the maay Usef ul Presents
Which we give absolutely
12S-ONLY A FEW ARE HERE ILLUSTRATED
A great many of our patrons have, from year to year, waited for Our Annual Souvenir Sale and well
that they do, as we never have given such values and such beautiful souvenirs. . We have taken special
pains to out-do all previous efforts. The varieties are large. The terms are liberal. With a $1 purchase
or over you get a souvenir, and the larger the purchase the better and more valuable the souvenir, and a
chance to get a $300 Piano Free. Come see the beautiful presents, and the active prices all over the
store. A $150,000 stock to select from of nice, new up-to-date goods. The $1 will get a chance on the
beautiful Mahogany Piano besides the souvenir we give to each purchaser.
Souvenir Given Away
Floor Space. First Year - 1,200 Square Feet
Second xe&r y.uuu square reel
Fifth Year - 25,000 Square Foet.
Ninth Year - -34,600 Square Feet
Souvenir Given Away