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THE ARGUS, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23," 1905
Identifies One of the Men Killed
at Silvis Yesterday Af
FROM KANSAS INSTITUTION
Coroner's Inquest Reveals Fact Con
cerning William Clark and Harry
The two men killed yesterday after
noon Just west of Silvis were identi
fied as William A. Clark, chief of the
commissary at Camp 44, of the con
struction crew and Harry McKirahan.
his assistant. Clark was one of the I
jiopular workmen at the establishment j
at Silvia, and was r-adily identified !
The other was known to be his assist- j
ant, but it was not until a receipt for
tuition at the University of Kansas
was found on his person that his last
name was learned, lie had len at the
camp Iet-s than a week.
Colas y V'MmX Mwllar.
The two nun, as was their custom to
do dally, were walking to East Moline,
to the postofflce. As passenger train
No. 1 whistled for the depot, over half
a mile from the men. Engineer John
Dickerman noticed them walking on
the track. Hetween the whistling iosi
and the depot he blew the whistle
again, and then kept the whistle blow
ing the danger signal. Neither of the
men looked around, or seemed to pay
any heed to the warning. They seemed
interested in a conversation, and were
walking quid 'lose together. When
a car length from them, the engineer
shut off the steam, but he went 1.40ft
feet further before the train stopped.
The two men had bt-en killed instant
ly, and by the time the conductor, E. li.
Morrill, could reach the place, both
were lifeless. Clark sustained a severe
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blow on the head. Hie top of the head
and a portion of tne face being de
i ressed by the forte of the blow. Both
1 gs were broken just below the knee,
and he was otherwise injured. The
force of the blow threw him some dis
tance, his body being found over on
the east main track. McKirahan also
sustained a fracture of the skull, and
severe bruises about the body. The re
mains were removed to the Silvis de
iot, where an inquest was held by Cor
nier Eckhart. Both Engineer Dicker
man and Fireman E. L. Warner testi
fied that from the time the men were
seen on the track they could have
stopped, but until too late supposed
the men would leave the track. Steph
en Ward, a workman in the yards, and
J. A. Miller, a fellow workman of the
two men. testified. The jury's verdict
was that the two men came to theii
death by being struck by passenger
train No. 1, on the Rock Island, just
west of Silvis, at 2:53 o'clock.
J. A. Miller testified that neither of
the men used intoxicants, and that
Clark especially was strongly opposed
to the use of liquor. He said he had
leen with the two men about half an
hour before the time of the accident.
Horn In Auaf ralln.
William A. Clark was about 24 years
! age. He was an Englishman, born
in Australia. He received his educa
tion in England, and has two brothers
u siding in London. He is supposed to
have an uncle in tliis country. He had
Lien in the employ of Bert rand & Co.,
for two months, and on his person was
something over ?2 in cash, and
heck for nearly $40 for his last
i tenth's wages. An effort is being
made to locate his relatives in the
I'tilted States, and to learn more of his
I lerll Man.
Harry McKirahan was slightly older
than Clark, and a much larger man. He
bad evidently been a student at the
l'niversity of Kansas in 1101, and re
quest was sent to the college for in
a'on as to his home and family.
The bodies were removed to Water
town to await information as to their
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In The Churches.
Services in the various churches win
be held as follows tomorrow
Trinity Episcopal church. Nineteenth
street and Sixth avenue, Rev. Granville
Hudson Sherwood, rector. Services at
7:30 a. m., 10:45 a. m. Sunday schoo:
at 9:15 a. m.
Trinity chapel, corner Seventh street
and Fourth avenue. Sunday school at
7:30 p. m.
First Baptist, corner Third avenue
and Fifteenth street; Rev. H. W. Reed,
pastor. Services at 10:45 a. m. and
7:30 p. m. Special services in the
morning; Sunday school festival in the
Swedish Baptist, corner of Twenty.
first street and Fifth avenue. Dr. Rose
mark, pastor. Sunday school at 2:30.
Preaching services at 10:45 a. m.
Edgewood Baptist church, 447 Forty
fourth street. Services at 10:30 and
7 : 30. Sunday schoo at 12 m. Rev. H. B.
McKinley Baptist chapel, corner
Tenth street and Sixth avenue. Preach
ing by the pastor. Rev. J. W. Crush
shon. at 10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
German Lutheran, corner Twentieth
street and Fifth avenue; Rev. C. A.
Mennlcke, pastor. Services at 10 a. m.
and 7:30 p. m.
German Evangelical, Ninth street,
between Fifth and Sixth avenues. Rev.
Ed E. Klimpke, pastor. Sunday school
at 9:15 a. m. Services at 10:20 a. m.
Swedish Lutheran, corner Four
teenth street and Fourth avenue; Rev.
I. A. Nyvall, pastor. Services at 10:30
a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Zion Swedish Lutheran. 4400 Sev
enth avenue; Rev. E. K. Jonson, pas
tor. Services at 10:45 a. m. and 7:45
J. m. Sunday school it 9:30 a. m.
Grace English Lutheran, corner Forty-fourth
street and Seventh avenue;
Rev. C. E. Hoffsten, pastor. Services
it 10:45 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday
school at 9:15 a. m.
First Church of Christ, Scientist,
ety-third street, between Seventh
ind Ninth avenues. Services at 10-45
m. Sunday school follows morning
lervice. Reading rooms in London
tuilding on Second arenue. open da'ly
jxcept Sunday from 11:30 a. m. to 1 p.
n. and from 230 to 5 p. m. Sunday
Central Presbyterian, Second ave
i je, between Fourteenth and Fifteenth
streets; Rev. Marion Humphreys, pas
ror. Services at 10:45 a. m. and 7:30
.. m. Chorus choir meeting at 6:43
i. m. Sunday school at 9:30 a. m.
Aiken Street Union chapel, South
Rock Island. Junior meeting at 2:30
p. m., Sunday school at 3 p. m. Chris
Man Endeavor at 4 p. m. Rev. Marion
Broadway Presbyterian, corner of
Twenty-third street and Seventh ave
nue; Rev. W. S. Marquis, pastor. Sun
day school at 9:15 a. m. Young Peo
ples' meeting at 6:45. Services at
10:45 a. m., and vespers at 4 p. in.
Bethel Presbyterian Chapel, corner
Twelfth street and Eleventh avenue.
Sunday school at 2:30 p. m.
South Park Chapel, Presbyterian,
Elm street and Fifteenth avenue. Rev.
W. S. Marquis, pastor. Sunday school
at 2:30 p. m.
United Presbyterian, Third avenue
and Fourteenth street: Rev. D. L. Mc
Nary, pastor. Sunday school at 9:30
a. m. Services at 10:45 a. m.. and 7:30
p. m. Y. P. S. C. U. at 6:45 p. m.
Memorial Christian, corner of Third
avenue and Fifteenth street; Rev. O.
W. Lawrence, pastor. Sunday school
at 9:15 a. m. Y. P. S. C. E. at 6:30
r. m. Services at 10:45 a. m.: annual
choir concert at 7:30 p. m. Morning
topic. "Christmas Gifts."
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic, corner
Second avenue and Fcarteenth street.
Rev. J. J. Quinn. pastor. Mass
at 8 axd 10:10 a. m. Vespers
at 3 p. m. Sunday school at 2 p. m.
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic, T wen-
ty-eighth street and Fifth avenue;
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Rev. J. F. Lockney, pastor. Mass at
8' and 10:30 a. m. Sunday school at
2 p. m. Vespers at 7:30 p. m.
St, Mary's German Catholic, comer
of Fourth avenue and Twenty-second
street; Rev. Adolph Geyer, pastor.
Mass at 8 and 10:30 a. m.
St, Paul's Belgian Roman Catholic,
Twenty-fourth street and Eighth-and-a-half
avenue; Rev. J. B. Culemans, pas
tor. Mass at 8 and 10:30 a. m. Sun
day school at 2 p. m. Vespers at 3
First Methodist, corner of Fifth ave
nue and Nineteenth street; Rev. R. B.
Williams, pastor. Sunday school at
9:30 a. m. Epworth league at 6:30 p.
m. Services at 10:45 a. m.. and 7:30
Spencer Memorial Methodist church,
corner Forty-third street and Seventh
avenue; Rev. J. B. Rutter, pastor.
Junior league at 3:30 p. m. Epworth
League at 6:30 p. m. Services at 10:45
a. in. and 7:45 p. ni.
German Methodist, corner of Sixth
avenue and Fourteenth street; Rev. W.
C. Sehultz, pastor. Services at 10:45
a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday school
at 9:15 a. m.. C. Birkenraeyer, super
intendent. Epworth League at 7.
Free Swedish Mission, corner of
Eleventh street and Fifth avenue. Sun
day school at 9:30 a. m. Services at
7:45 p. m. Prayer meeting Wednesday
evening at 8 o'clock.
Wyman A. M. E. Mission, Thir
teenth street and Fifth avenue. Rev.
Frank Peterson, pastor. Services at
10:45 a. m., and 7:30 p. ra. Sunday
school at 1 p. m. Prayer meeting Wed
nesday at S p. m.
Y. M. C. A. building, corner of Thirl
avenue and Nineteenth street. Boys'
meeting at 2:15 p. m. Men's meeting
Christ's Home Mission, 2202 Third
avenue. Services at t p. m.
Salvation Army barracks, 1509 Sec
ond avenue. Services as follows:
Holiness meeting at 11 a. m. Young
People's meeting at 1:30 p. m. Chris
tian praise service at 3 p. m.
Bible students meet for the study of
scriptures and for prayer and praise at
the Industrial home hall, corner Twenty-first
street and Third avenue, at
2:30 p. m.
Free Methodist church. 2123 Fourth
avenue, Sunday school at 9:45 a. m .
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Prayer meeting Thursday evening at
7:30. C. M. Stirdivant, pastor.
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TRUSTEE HOLDS THE ESTATE
Will of the Late Sophia Nelson Ad
mitted to Probate.
The will of the late Sophia Nelson,
of Rock Island, was admitted to pro
bate in county court this morning. Ac
cording to its provisions the estate re
mains in truet in the hands cf u
daughter, Anna M. Nelson, until the
youngest child reaches majority, when
it shall be divided share and share
alike among the following: Anna M.,
Alma V. F., Blanche E. C, Arthur G.
U, Carl J. C. and June F. S. Nelson.
The home is to be'useft by them in com
mon until sold. Anna M. Nelson Is
named as executrix of the will, which
bears the date of Oct. 14, 1905.
TURKEYS FOR THE CAR MEN
Annual Donation by the Tri-City Rail
In accordance with the custom of
the Tri-City Railway company the an
nual turkey donation took place today,
and the Christmas tables of the em
ployes will be the richer for this gen
erosity. The employes are ever ap
preciative of these courtesies that tend
to make a merry Christmas merrier.
Sealed proposals will be received at
the city clerk's office. Rock Island, 111.,
until Monday, Jan. 8, 1906, at 5 o'clock
p. m., for one extension hook and lad
der truck with 50 and 55 feet truss
ladders. Bidder to furnish plans and
specifications. A certified check in
amount of flOO payable to the city
clerk to accompany each bid.
The city reserves the right to reject
any or all bids.
Rock Island, III.. Dec. 19, 1905.
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