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THE AfcGlTS, S A TURD AT MAY 7, 1904.
RELEASE TO WIVES
Mrs. Margaret Pfaff and
Mabel Dunn Given De
crees of Divorce.
BOTH DESERTED BY HUSBANDS
In Former Cmme Couple H
Separated for 1
A decree f divorce u granted in
the circuit court this morning by
.Midge (I raves to Margaret Pfaff, of
South Bock Inland, from Frederick
Pfaff, alias Ie Vetch and- Vetch. The
defendant, it was alleged, deserted his
wife ill l-7, five jears after their mar
riage, and (he had not Kil him .-ince.
Tne tli of last April she reeetced th
following letter, written at Salt Lake
t it. Utah:
"My wife ODCe: I received notice to
appear the first Monday in May on
eomplaiifl of you againsl me on a di
vorce. Only why did you not get it
yean ago? And, furthermore, l am
going by the name f Fred Pfaff, the
same as our marriage license reads.
itt the divorce if you want; I don't
ar'-. OnH let me know how all I he
children arc and horn they arc getting
along. I may lie there when the uh
nines off. If not, K wisli you all t h.
in ri ss in life. Good-bye, hoping you
kind I) anawer Ibic letter.
Pfaff mis represented :i- a man
whose habits unfitted liiin for the can
tody nf the children, f whom there
an- time. 31, W and 17. The minors
wore entruated to the mother. Pfaff
!id mt appear to defend bin suit. Lu-
222 W. 2d St , Davenport.
8rnod Second hand
npriKhts, llallet ov
Davis. Fislmrand other
old reliable makes, All
in good order.
1A S ( u a r e Pianos,
IU Cbickering, Hallel
A Davis and otner good
makes, all right for be
ginners. These pianos must go at some
price 10 make room for new
stock on the way. Will sell on
easy payments ami will take
them hack in exchange for new.
Call and see them at
1609-1609 SECOND AVENUE
Ape 62, 6; ape 6.", 8; a-e 68, $10;
age 70. $12
MA J. H. C. CONNELLY,
17I9H Second Ave . liock Iland. I1L
Pall or wrU- at once.
John Volk 6c Co.,
Dealers in Rinple and douhle strength
Blinds and Mouldings. Veneered and
Hardwood Flooring of all kinds.
Dealer in single and dotihle strength
Window Glass, Polished Plate, Beveled
Plate and Art Glass.
311 and 329
BOCK ISLAND, : : : ILLINOIS.
dolph i- Rcyn6ldfl appeared for Mrs.
ends lite Wife Aw.y.
There was a decree al.-o jn the suit
of Mabel Dunn against Winnifred M.
Dunn. Desertion a charged. They
were nmrried at Crown Point. Ind..
Dee. 10, 1'J6. In July, 1899. while
making their home at Piper City. 111..
where the parents of Dunn re.-ide. he
sent his wife to Hock Island for a visit
to her father and mother. He stated
he wmilrl toon join her here, and that
if he liked the city he would locate
here, as he was desirous; of making a
change. Mrs. Dunn testified that when
she left Piper CH T .she had $7. Dunn nev
er came to Hock Island, and has since
failed to explain his failure to do so.
There are two children, .lames H. and
Lola May. The father was given the
custody of the boy. the mother the
daughter. W. A. Meese and G. A. Shall
hery represented Mrs. Dunn. The de
Keren In M ttl IKmare Case.
On the adjournment of court last
evening a rccca a taken in the
trial of the personal injury suit of
Mrs. Mary Littlg against the city of
Hock Island, to 0 o'clock Monday
inorning. Th- evidence of the plain
tiff has all been introduced.
GATE YOUNG MAN BEATING
WHILE HUSBAND STOOD BY
"Yes indeed, I gae it to him good
and plenty." said Mrs. Suburbanite in
a complacent tone to her neighbor
at the morning heart to heart. "I
ever took such language as that ft
of any man. and if he ever comet
around here again I'll do it again,
and I don't care if he does belong ti
one of l.'oek Island's best families.
"You sec it started this way," she
continued upon being pressed for par
ticulars: "I went up stairs to put ihe
babj to bed and he was sitting in her
room. The frirl had been rooming
here quite a while and she is all right,
but I never did nave much use fur him.
I didn't think he had BDJ business
hanging around so much and I told
him so. too.
"Hut it wasn't then that I told him.
When I pmard the door Me dropped a
remark that I didn't like and in a min
ute we got into it. He tried to slap
me and I ordered him out of the
house. He said there wasn't enough
in our family to make mm yet out.
"I knew that my husband wouldn't
be home for some time, so 1 went and
called Mr. Nextdoor. By the time he
came they were both leaving.
"When aubbj came home and I told
him about it he was as mad as could
ml he said if she didn't come and
her things out that very night
throw them into the street. I
in idea where they had gone, so I
i up the place on the telephone.
her she d
Gets Draw in Fight With Rufus
Phoenix of Moline Last
HAVE SIX EAST BOUNDS
Both Men Ready to Qnit When Gong
ta Sounded Many
A draw was the decision in the six-
round mill between Kid Hod. of this
city, and Hufus Phoenix, the Moline
colored pug. at Hock Island Turner
hall last nicht. Backers of Phoenix
loudly protested, claiming their man
plainly had outpointed his adverse
There seemed to be no question that
Rod had received the severest punish
ment. But both were groggy when
the gong sounded in the concluding
round, anil the ruliii"- of the referee.
Louis Livingston, was that, while thv
Moline hoy had landed the most blows,
they were ineffective.
Kofi Gamiest Flabter.
The fight was the culmination of
long controversy between the backers
of Rod and Phoenix. The latter is the
more experienced scrapper of the two
and those knowing the qualities ol
both supposed the Moline man would
have an easy task In putting away the
Hoek slander. Phoenix did not wade
in in an effort to clean the new aspir
ant for pugilistic honors, as many
thought it was his intention to do. He
adopted just the opposite tactics, and
allowed Hod to do the leading ami
Bod put up the gamiest fight.
and had he not worn himself
ut in the earlier rounds by his foot
racing and wind Jamming might havi
had 1n reserve a blow that would ha
changed the color of his opponent!
taie in the sixth when the latter was
ready to take his corner. Both were
tuckered out. It was an exciting con
test throughout the six rounds.
There was a goodly gathering of
tri-city sports in attendance. I here
were two preliminaries furnished t
aad there thev were. I told
have to more right away.
"In half an hour she came with a
couple of express wagon-, and would
you believe me, that young upstart
came along. They marched in and went
lolier room Now lie h.'iil :in IlllPirs
to me that I intended to have an apol
ogy for and o I marched up to tin
room too. and hubby and Mr. Next
door, who had come over thinking
there would be trouble, went with dm
"When I told the voimg man it wa
up to him to take back the
he'd said, blet
your life, he swore he'
never said 'em. That made me mad all
over and I told him he lied. Then
the fun commenced.
"I knew where there was a good
healthy chib not far away and I got it
and lit into him. The first lick floored
him and then I gave it to him good.
Dubby nnd Mr. Nextdoor never lifted
a hand. They didn't need to. When I
got through with him he was pretty
badly used up and the girl had to help
him out into one of the express
"Well, thej got her stuff out about
midnight and we ha vent -ecu hide nor
hair of them alnee and don't want to.
I'm all ri-ht this morning just a
little 'tiff in m right shoulder Iml
I'll bet a cracker he won't be seen on
the street for a week."
IN THE COUNTY C0UBT.
Estate of Kiiihrvn McKCever. Peti
tion by Patrick H. McKeever. brother.
for letters of administration with will
annexed to issue to .lames K. Murphy
Estate of (in-tav M. Ford. Petition
to settle suit against the North Star
Benefit association pending In Rock
Island county circuit court. Hearing
on saiil petition and same granted.
Estate of Addph w. Swanson. Pinal
report of administrator tiled and ap
proved. Waiver of notice by heirs and
distributees. It appiars there is noth
ing for distribution herein. Adminis
trator discharged and estate closed.
In re guardianship of minor heirs of
Anna M. Schoening. Annual report of
guardian filed an i approved-.
Estate of Frederick Buckley. Re
port of distribution filed May 4. 1904,
approved. Order to pay money into
treasury of Rock Island county. Same
so paid and order approving same.
Order discharging administrator and
MBP. RICHMOND TERRELL
DIES OF STOMACH TROUBLE
Mrs. Marv Ross Terrell, wife
Richmond Terrell and one of the most
highly respected colored women o
the city, died at her home, sii) Four
teenth-undva-half street at o'clock
this morning after an illness of six
months with stomach trouble. Sh
was .1 years of age and' had lived in
tin- citv since 1876. Besides the be
reaved husband three children an
left: Mrs. .lames TolHver, Mrs. Char lei
JOnea and William Terrell, all of this
citV. and her mother and two sisters
at Tnscnmbia, Ala. The funeral
which will be private, will take place
from the home at 10 a. m. Monday.
AT THE HOTELS
; Alexander Eh
Glenn, S. t'. cif-
W. Brown. J. F.
KEWANEE THE WINNEB IN
IN MILITARY TRACT MEET
In the Military Tract track ami
declamatory meet at Galesburg yes
terday Kewanee carried off the honors
in athletics and tialesburg won the
declamation. Kewanee' captured si
points, and Monmouth, which was sec
ond. 88. Moline came third with IT.
Showers daring the afternoon render
ed the track too heavy for fast work.
Mis Louise Tiffany was the winner in
the declamatory contest held in the
forenoon. Principal II. K. Brown, of
the local high school, was one of the
judgt.- in the declamatory ecnttat.
At the Harper S. V. Veem. Galva
J. Blumenthal, M. M. Chissown, J.
Lynch, J. L. Johnson and wife. S. H.
Darst. Walter H. Stevens. H. C. Metzer.
Chicago; W. W. Meroheun. Kansas
it; George R. Lewis, Newark: ('. W
Jones, Grand Rapids; F. E. Thomas.
Milwaukee; Al Watkins. Springfield:
George W. Mueller. Decatur; Allan
Rucker, Detroit; J, L. R. Elba, Daren
port; G. R. Hicock.
1). Roaenfield, Molim
ring. Bedor, Ark.; (J.
ford F. .1. huster..L
Domed. S. H. Church, W. Alberton. M.
J. Rarth, E. M. Wyman, Sam Kate,
Arthur Guckenbebner, H. M. Lonetbal,
John Benson, K. K. McCord, Chicago;
John M. Ganny, Dayton; s. P. Toll,
Philadelphia: O. F. Vedisch, Milwau
kec; J, w. Brown. Boston; D. T. Jones,
San Francisco; H. C. Hopkins. Dayton;
J. F. Main. Peoria: A. S. Lake." New
York: L. J. Hill Deerlan 1.
At the Harms. (European)- William
W. Beenlebn, Chicago; W. L. Miller.
Cincinnati; I. W. Powell. Detroit; H.
Parsons, s. M. Conner. D. C. Murray,
.lulius A. Bach. Mrs. Rnshnuth, H.
A. Hepburn. W. H. EllwelL K. EL Ma
son. .. .. weaver: . ft. mxon, d. .i.
Rowen, D. .1. PureeH, A. H. Harvey
A. Scott. Peoria: .1. C.
Madison; S. D. Morgan.
.1. Kveretts. Milwaukee;
Boston; M. V. Sturgeon.
Cross, Milwaukee; Sid
Burlingtou; D. .1. Rey-
St. Louis; If.
P. .1. Crown.
Toledo; A. C
nev M. Cohn
nolds, Madison; V. A. Moran. Decatur:
D. C. llurriiHs, New York; M. .1. Kadi
son. Topeka; D. C. Johnson, St. Louis'
Sam F. Phillips, Danville: P. R. Car
penter. Walnut; A. C. White. G. C.
Amnions. New York; .1. C. Whitaker.
Beards town; F. .1. Moore. Cedar Rap
ids; H. S. Mr Henry. Danville; R. B.
Parrott. Des Moines; (J. W. Brown.
Jacksonville; .1. B. Wilson. Sioux Falls:
John Keeley. Hudson. Mich.; Fred H.
Rightroeni. New York: A. C. Suttie.
Cincinnati: anna J. Davis, Pittsburg.
At the Hock Island, (European)
W. B. Mason. Chicago. P. .1. Walters.
H. B. Smith. Boston: W. II. Stair. Ak
ron; .1. B. Ingram. Danville; .1. 11.
Bnehanan, Boekfoad; Gua Palmer. O.
K. Williams. K. A. Rowland. .1. H. Mac
Bean. .1. N". Karr. (ieorge C. Kseline.
Chicago; .1. S. Hockley. Louisville; C.
BIom. Iowa City; Paul H. .lours, tial
va: II. A. Seger. Canton. ().; Y. Y.
Reeves. Kdgington: .1. H. Weber. St.
Louis; Al Hoffmcister. Cincinnati;
1 ieorge W. Srhnbarli. Peoria: (Ieorge
A. Francis. MctJrcgor; John Kckhardt.
Taylor Riige; Mrs. M. II. Hasler. M r
tle Shaw. Buffalo. la.: .1. H. Pitney.
Pe. ria; L. B. Allen. Bach Island: P. H.
O'Rrien. DaveiiKrt ; W.T. Black. Hamp
ton; (. harles B. Stet-on. Minneapolis;
E. J. Bucklev , agent Human Heart company
Is Interested Either in a Wedding or
and the Items Below are
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We carr3' a very large line of coverings for all classes of furniture, walls or draper
ies of any character. The line embraces all the latest patterns in cotton, mohair, wool
It would do you good to see the novelty patterns in laces -every conceivable lace you
could think of and at prices that will please you.
Ingrains, wool, extra supers, 55c
Brussels, all wool fact;, beautiful patterns, 75c.
Wilton Velvets, made, laid and lined for $1.
Everything in Superior Wilton Velvets, Victoria, Body Brussels and Royal Wiltons.
9x12 Room Size Rugs $50 down to $8.75.
Porch Rvig Specials
Grass Rugs, all sixes, four colors.
Fibre Rugs, all sizes and colors.
Moonji (Imported India) especially for porches, unquestionably the perfect rug for
Something Doing in Our Furniture
Two Car Loads of Iron and Brass Beds just received
and will be placed on scile during the coming week.
Bargains For Everyone in Iron Beds, Brass Beds, Children's Iron Cribs and
Iron Beds from $1.75 to $25. Brass Beds from $25 to $75.
Have you visited our special Brass Bed Room? If not you should, it is the handsom
est display in the state and is well worth a special visit to our store alone. You
should also visit our special display of liue ColortiaJ Grand Rapids Furniture, noth
ing ever shown in the tri-cities like it.
is attracting lots of buyers these days on Steel Ranges,
Gasoline Stoves, Refrigerators, Dinnerware and Toilet
ware. Our high grade of goods and low range of prices are doing the business for
us. We are selling agents for the following well known brands of goods:
Quick Meal Steel Ranges, Universal Steel Ranges,
Gasoline and Gas Stoves. Mystic Steel Ranges.
Herrick Refrigerators, Hurd Refrigertors,Wilke Refrigerators.
Alfred Meekin Imported English Dinner Ware.
Haviland 6c Co's. French China Dinner Ware.
And many other well known makes too numerous to
mention, all of which we are making verylow prices on.