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THE ARGUS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 1907.
AUTO IN ACCIDENT
a tyof Seven in Car of J. W
Good of Moline Meet Disas
ter, Six Being Hurt.
MACHINE TURNED TURTLE
Mishap on Lone Tree Road Near May
field, Iowa Cause Mystery.
As a result of the most serious auto
mobile accident which has occurred in
this vicinity. Misses Etta and Atiic.i
Real, daughters of Dr. A. M. Heal of
Moline. Margaret and Lucile Wheeler,
relatives of the Heals fn.iii Vermont,
Dan Heal, ami Joseph Daebelliehn, .J.
V. Cood's chauffeur, are more or less
tcrlously injured, Miss Margaret Wheel
er having sustained a severe compound
fracture of her left arm which may
necessitate amputation. Miss dace
Mould of Clehourue, Texas, was also of
the party, but escaped without injury.
A party in honor of the Misses
Wheeler at the Heal home esterday
afternoon was attended by Miss Could,
w ho Is now making her home with M.
flood. While there she invited tile
Heal:; and Wheelers to accompany her
en a dtive last evening, and shortly af
ter the party broke up, about i o'clock,
those named entered the (iood ear and
weie driven across the island and out
the Lone. Tree toad back of Davcn
poit Ovrrtakrii ly Another ( nr.
Win n about two miles south of May
field t lit y wire passed by George Ilun
teon, also of Moline, anil a patty in his
c.ir. While still in the dust of the re
treating Auto something happened.
Whether the tire burst, came off. or i,t ltvi.m-
Aside from the Misses Beal, all of
the parly remained unconscious until
after arrival in Moline.
Drlvrr Not lllaiiM-iI.
No blame is attached to the driver of
the Good car, as his reputation for care
fulness is unquestioned. The car was
not speeding, it is said, by those aboard,
and no definite explanation of the di
rect cause of the accident lias been
an obstacle was hit. is not known. Hut
at any rale the machine turned turtle.
Miss Gould was the only one not iti
juied. She tried to arouse the others
in her party, but her efforts were un
availing. In the meantime tiie lluutooii
car had disappeared in the direction of
Mayliild. Unsuccessful in her efforts
at resuscitation. Miss Gould ran to a
THarby farmhouse for assistance, but
no one was' at home. She then ran the
mile and a half to Maytield. where the
lluutoim party was found.
Mr. Ihmt'ion immediately hastened
to the scene of the accident with all
speed. Upon his arrival he found the
injured ones still unconscious. All,
save the chauffeur, w; re placed in the
Huiiioon car. Miss Althea Heal reviv
ing as she was being moved, and Miss
KUa Heal upon arrival in Davenport.
The machine was speeded to Moline,
where Di s. Heal, Arp, and IJcnnett were
called. The trip was made in record
Upon examination it was found that
Miss Margaret Wheeler had sustained
a compound fracture of the arm, as
stated, her sister I.ucile was injured
about the face. Miss Kit a Heal had
contusions on the face and head, Dan
Heal was bruised considerably, and Jo
seph Daebelliehn, for whom an ex Ira
trip was made, was cut about the fac?
by broken glass from the wind shield
Miss Madeline Stewart left today fo.
a visit in Kansas City and Topeka.
John H. Qiikiiau and Walter Dauber
left yesterday for a few days' visit iu
M. 1 1. Darin II of Peoria, brother of
James Darnell of this city is visiting
here for a few days.
MUs Margaret ISt.-cII returned lo
day lro:u a visit with her sister i".
Mrs. K.W. Hurst has gone east join
ing Mr. Hurst at the sea shore from
where she will sail for Europe.
W. L. Wenger, principal of the
schools at Sulda, Minn., is visiting for
a few days with his cousin George C
Mrs. Harrv K. Van Duzer ami daugh
ter Anna Marie left today for a few
weeks' visit in Dubuque and McGreg
Mr. ami Mrs. Edward Nicholas, win
have been visiting at the home of Wil
liam Fiizsimnmns for the hist week,
have returned to their home in Wilton
Dr. and Mrs. W. 11. Carl of this city
and A. C. Tobias of Davenport wi'l
leave tomorrow on an automobile trip.
They will be joined at Chicago by Mr.
Tobias and proceed to New York.
Among those who came to Rock Is
land this morning to attend the Ma
sonic picnic were the following from
Mr. and Mrs. A. G
Hrewstor. .1. 1". Normaud, William
Crow, John Kite, frank Wake. Ed Sal
lows, George Hunt. Vince Morgan, and
Hairy Dinner. Many others came
down on an early intertirban car on
the Iowa side.
S. E. Van Noordeii, district deputy
of the Fraternal Tribunes, left toduv
for Galra where during the past moirh
lie has organized ;l class of 10 candi
dates to be initiated on Aug. 2! i.i
commoration of Galva tribunals lD'h
mnivcrsary. After the lnit'.atorv cere
monies an eleborate banquet will no
served to the candidates and visiting
Tribunes. An excellent program h is
been prepared for the occasion.
The Hoffman Will Probated.
The will of the late Magdaletia Hoff
man of Hampton was admitted to pro
bate in the county clerk's office this
morning. A niece, Uoso Sehacht "
was the sole beneficiary, receivin;
specified realty iu Kapids City and ai
personal property of the deceased.
CAIRO NEXT YEAR
Colored Organizations in Con
vention Here Vote for
WILL PR0VI0E FOR A HOM:
Endowment Committee Reports There
is $6,200 in the Fund Memorial
At yesterday afternoon's session of
the second annual state convention K
the colored Hrotherhood of Friendship
and the state grand temple of the Mys
terious Ten being held hero this week.
Cairo, was picked for the next annual
session of both organizations, the so:-
s:on to tie Held the second week m
August, 1 'JOS. A committee was ap
pointed to amend the .corporate cer
tificate at yesterday's session, so as to
stahlish a home for indigent mem
bers. Another commit tec was also a;
pointed to look up a site for the home.
Last evening the organizations inn
m joint session and memorial services
were held at the McKinley Haptist
church. The services were conducted
by Kev. J. H. Fisher of Hrookiioit.
111. The momorial services for the sis
terhood were in charge of Mrs. Anna
l'eyton of Chicago and the services for
the brothers were in charge of W. A
Stewart of Quincy. National Gran J
Master W. A. Gaines of Covingto'j
Kentucky presided over the meetiir;
and services .
lliiw C;ooil Surplu.
This morning's session was opened
with the report of the endowment com
mittee. The committee repotted the
receipts to be something over $11,200,
which puts a good surplus in th-:-
treasury. C. W. Tinsley, secretary t.t
the endowment committee, was called
home yesterday on account of the ser
ious illness of his wife. The election
of officers will take place this after
noon, both for the grand lodge and the
jrand temple, and tomorrow evening
it S o'clock at Turner hall, the instal
lation ceremonies will be held.
This evening the I'.lack Hawk lodge
No. 4:. and Nakonias Temple No. "1 of
this citv will run a trolley party for
the visitors, taking them over the three
cities. The car will start from Moline
at (!:"", Kock Island at S o'clock. Dav
enport and around the loop at :
o'chK-k and the Watch Tower at Ort'.u.
the steamer W. W. This morning tlit
Central Presbyterian church of Daven
port ran an excursion on the W. W. o
Unwood for a day's outiug. The boa'
left about 8:30 and will return aboit
7 o'clock. It will then carry a moon
light excursion out for the postofhcc
employes of Moline. Tomorrow-afternoon
the boat will make a special trip
o Lo Claire and return, leaving the
local landing at 3:15, and returning a1
7 o'clock in the evening.
The excursion steamer J. S. of the
Acme Packet company arrived at the
landing this afternoon from Muscatine
with an excursion. The boat wad
crowded, many people getting off at
DaveniKirt and the others on this sid
The excursionists were given the af
ternoon to visit the three cities, tno
boat being scheduled to return at G
o'clock this evening.
Mrs. Anna Swanson, wife of the late
Gustav Swanson, for over 40 years a
resident of this city, died at 10:45 this
morning at her home, 711 Fourteenth-and-a-half
street, death following a Ions
illness due to a complication of dis
eases. Mrs. Swanson was born inGut
tenburg, Sweden, May 6, 1-841. She
was married to Gustav Swanson in
1SC5 in Sweden and came to this city
in 1SGC, where she haa resided since.
She is survived by five children, three
daughters, Sophia. Isidor, ami Mrs. Eail
Cameron, and two sons, Gustav and Ar
thur, all of this city. Private funeral
services will be held from the home
Saturday afternoon tit 2 o'clock, Hur
ial will take place at Chippiaiinock
SAFE THROUGH SIDEWALK
Johnnie Jones' Strong Box Cracks Sec
ond Avenue Stone.
While moving the safe of Johnui-j
Jones from his old place of business !
his new on Second avenue yesterdiv
the safe slipped from the rollers an.!
crashed through the stone sidewalk
The safe weighs in the neighboi hoo I
of four tons. It was raised and placed
in the store. Hut for the fact that th-j
sidewalk was set above steel girders
the safe would have gone through to
the bottom of the basement.
IN EARLY COLLISION
Four Workmen Cut and Bruised as
Result of Failure of Brake
$5 for a Word.
Read Offer in Friday's
The Limit of Life.
The most emiuent medical scientist
are unanimous in the conclusion that
the generally accepted limitation of
human life is many years below the
attainment possible with the advaucj-1
knowledge of which the race is no-.v
possessed. The critical period, that
determines its duration, seems to be
between 50 and GO; the proper care of
the body during this decade cannot be
I too strongly urged; carelessness th'Mi
being fatal to longevity. Nature's best
helper after 50 is Electric Bitters, t!u
scientific tonic medicine that revital
izes every organ of the body. Guar
anteed by W. T. Hartz, druggist, 'JO I
Twentieth street. 50c.
BIG "DOINS" ARE PLANNED FOR
JUST READ THIS OVER:
YOU NEXT SATURDAY.
Kvcry i. Id soldi
Isliinrl county ha
Unit an .ill-day
)u lil at Pro: p"ct
rl.iy. Tin- tni-t ins
r iind sailor In Rock
been invited to at
pirnic which will !
p. ill; on nt-xt S.itur
: it; called for t lie pur-
jio:'.e of foi iniiiK an or.oiiat ion rom
jiost .1 of old soldiers and sailors of this
county. Then- are a lai'Ke liiimtier who
lndoiiK the IS. A. It, ami there ari
some who do not. and it e: for theso
tliat the tneelinx is planned. For some
time a movement has been planned in
this county to form one large organiza
tion in which all men who I'oiiKht in the
civil war will be enrolled.
This Is going to be a grand old rally come out, bring your bask
ets Coffee, milk and sugar wilt be furnished FREE.
Ex-Governor Van Sant will be here and talk to you. Samuel is a
live one, and he can surely talk.
At-ten-tion, Com-pany! Forward, March! to a trolley for
An Adverse Decision, an Appeal and an
The ju Ige's daughter was perturbed.
"Papa," she said, knitting her pretty
brow, "I am in doubt as to whether I !
have kept to the proper form of proce- j
dure. In law one can err in so many
little technicalities that I am ever fear
ful. Now, last evening George"
The judge looked at her so sharply
over hid glasses that she Involuntarily
"I thought you had sent him about ;
his business," he said.
"I did hand down an adverse deci
sion, she answered, "and ue declared
that he would apieal. However, I con
vinced him that I was the court of last
resort in a case like that ami that no
appeal would lie from my decision."
I'ossibly the court was assuming a
little more nower than rightfully be
longs to it," said the Judge thoughtful
ly, "but let that pass. What did lie do
"He filed a petition for a rehcarfhg."
"The usual course," said the judge,
"but it is usually nothing but a mere
'So I thought," returned the girl,
and I was prepared to deny it with
out argument, but the facts set forth
in his petition were sufficient to make
me hesitate and wonder whether his
case hud reallv been properly present-
PETITIONS ed at the first trial."
Upon what grounds did lie make the
Desertion is the Plea in Both Cases application?" nsked the judge, scowl-
Two petitions for divorce were filed "Well," she replied. Mushing a little.
with the circuit clerk today, alleging I "roil see. he proposed by letter, and
desertion. One was by Anna Walkorlhls contention was that the case was
Schreiber of Moline vs. August Schreib-j of that peculiar character that cannot
er of the same place, asserting that bo properlv presented by briefs, but
Buy a Lot
Best Yet Plan
Forty of the most beautiful lots in South Rock
Island will be sold on terms the most liberal
ever offered to the people of this vicinity.
If you get sickyou don't pay.
If you lose your job you don't pay.
If you need the money for anything else you don't pay.
These lots lie just south of Aiken street, and between Fifteenth and Seventeenth streets. THEY ARE
WITHIN EASY WALKING DISTANCE OF THE STREET CARS AND THE NEW FACTORY DIS
TRICT. Yet they are upon the crest of the hill, where the air is fresh and the water is pure.
The smallest lot in the bunch has a frontage of 45 feet and a depth of 127 feet. Most of them
are large. .Every lot Is level. it , .
PRICE AND TERMS
The Price: Most of them $300. A few at $325
The Terms: $25 cash down and the balance any
time within five years.
Interest at 6 per cent, to be paid semi-annually.
Purchaser not obliged to pay anything but interest and taxes for five years.
Privilege is given to buyer of paying as much as he chooser, on any interest date.
Can you ask for anything more?
You can't lose. Investigate before al are sold. .
HARRY H. HUBBARD.
1805 SECOND AVENUE.
E. W. ROBINSON,
SOUTH ROCK ISLAND.
Two work cars of the Moline. 12a .-t
Moline and Watcrtown interurbau co'
lided at Forty-ninth street. Moline ;t
7 o'clock t,his morning and several m-M
were Injured, though none of them set
iously. The cars were running clos
together when the leading one stoppl
to let off a man. The ntotornian or
the second car was unable to stop 111.-.
car in time owing to the failure of th3
air brake to work and it collided with
the first, l'.oth cars are badly damag
ed and tratlic was impeded for some
Among those injured were .lames
Wilson, bruised; Frank Wedin, bruis
ed; M. S. ISiggs, but about the Ilea
and neck; Ravmond Wilson, contusion
on the arm and cuts about the face.
I onni arm i no 1 1
Society news, written or telephoned
to the- society editor of The. Argus, will
lie Kladly received and published. lint
In either case the identity of the somicr
must be made known, to Insure relia
bility. Written notices must bear sig
nature and address.l
Entertains at Luncheon Mrs. Ricn
aid Pewe entertained a few ladies in
honor of Mrs. Arthur W. Hall of Co
lona. 111. on Thursday afternoon. A
dainty four course luncheon was serv
ed. Those present were Miss Mollis
Mayers, Miss Clara Mayers, Mr.-.
George N. Hull, and Mrs. Fayette N.
sue and tne defendant were married n
Rock Island Dec. 2-1, 1'JiU and that her
husband deserted her some two years
or more ago. 1 here were no children
by this marriage but Mrs. Schreiber
has three children by a former mar
riage. She asks to resume the name.
of Walker, that being the name of lie
former husband, and of her children.
The otner case was that of Sarah A
Reeves vs. Iouis Reeves. The com
plainant alleges that she was niarrbsl
to the defendant in Chicago on April
27, 1S!)2 and thai he deserted her more
than two years ago. There is on
child, of which the mother prays cus
BOUND TO GRAND JURY
C. A. Wallace Held on Burgla-y
Charge on $1,500 Bond.
"Dr." C. A. Wallace, the allege 1
burglar arrested Tuesday was brought
before Magistrate Elliott last night on
the charge of burglary and bound over
to the coming term of the grand jury
in the sum of $1,500 bail, which was
not forthcoming. Wallace, when ar
raigned before the judge, was asked
as usual whether ho plead guilty or
not guilty. His reply was "I'll waive
preliminary hearing." He said he had
never been in jail previous to this time
on a more serious charge than assault
and battery. Ilis knowledge of police
court routine lead those In authority
to believe that they have an old of
fender and investigations arc beim
pursued to ascertain, if possible, more
of Wallaces' past history.
demands oral arguments. The fact that
the latter had been omitted, he held,
should be held an error, and the point
was such n novel one that I consented
to let him argue It. Then his argument
was so forceful that I granted his pe
tition and consented to hear the whole
case again. Do you think"
'I think," said the judge, "that the
court favors the p'Hmtiff. " Chicago
A Roosevelt Story.
A newspaper correspondent tells a
story which l,e says President Roose
velt, related to u few of those seated
closest to him nt a recent dinner. Here
It Is, says the Washington Herald
Two women were discussing some new
neighbors who had moved into one of
the most sumptuous houses In their
cltv. "They seem to be very rich
said the first. "Oh, yes. they are!" re
plied thi second. "Shall you call?
asked No. 1. "Decidedly," was the
answer. "Are you quite sure that they
areerqn!te correct, quite er-good
form?" inquired the woman who had
started the conversation. "-un, my
deur, I'm quite positive about it!" snld
her friend. "They have thirty serv
ants, elenteen horses, twelve dogs,
eleven cutomobis and one child."
Kopp- Duchardt. The marriage of
Miss Olivia R. Duchardt of this city to
Elmer A. Kopp of Moline took place
Tuesday evening at S o'clock at the
parsonage of St. Mary's church. Mo
line, Father Kelley performing the cer-
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emony. Tney were aucimeu uy an.
ind Mrs. F. C. Kopp of Davenport.
brother and sister of the grooui. After
dinner was served at the home of the!
groom's parents. They left for.a trip to
I ',.i. i.. ..,,.1 ,w,;.,t.. ;,, r.,i;v.i-n;..
'HiMtuiti (lint 1'iiiun in v.iuiii'1 ilia, nun
alter Sept. 10 will be at home to their
friends at 827 Fifteenth-and-a-half
treet, Moline. The bride's going away
;own was grey voile over a silk slip.
She lias a large circle of friends in the
city won by her charm of manner. Mr.
Kopp is a machinist with the Rock
Fifth Wedding Anniversary. Mr.
and Mrs. C. Olson of 121!t Fourteen,!
and a lialf street were surprised last
evening by a company of 30 frieud-i
in honor of their fifth wedding anniver
sary. They were presented with a
number of handsome gifts of haviland
china and silver. Refreshments were
served by the visitors.
A large number attended the mooi:
light excursion given bv the West End
Athletic club of Moline last evening on
New Point In Favor f Golf.
To the endless virtues claimed for
golf Mrs. Madge Kendal, the actress.
has added another, according to a i.on
don fjable dispatch to the New York
Sun. In presenting a cup won in com
petition she admitted that personally
she knew nothing or goir. dut. unoer
Ptood that it was a game highly com
mendf-d by excellent mothers, who
found It made their daughters so tired
that when they got tome they went
6traight to bed. , .
Deveny -Fleming. Clement Deveny
and Miss Louise Fleming both of this
city were married this morning bv
Dean J. Quinn at the parsonage of St.
DeWitt's Kidney and Bladder Pills
are best for backache and weak kid-
the ceremony a wedding reception aiuljneys. Sold by all druggists.
RECEPTION RATHER COLD
Few Greet Shurtleff at Moline and Lit
t'e Enthusiasm Shown.
An informal reception to Speaker
Edward D. Shurtleff of the Illinois
house of representatives was tenderel
at the Manufacturers hotel in Moline
between the hours of S and 10 o'clock
last evening. The speaker was intro
duced informally to a number of the
active republicans of the city but little
enthusiasm was shown. The general
impression is that the race must be
come more centered before Moline wi'l
receive with open arms any candidats
in the coming gubernatorial campaigu.
"Regular as the Sun"
is an expression as old as the race.
No doubt the rising and setting of the
sun is the most regular performance
in the universe, unless it Is the action
of the liver and bowels when regulat?3
with Dr. King's New Life Pills. Guar
anteed by V. T. Hartz, druggist, 301
Twentieth street. 25c.
DeWitt's Carbolized Witch Hazel
Salve penetrates the pores and heals
quickly. Sold by all druggists.
SAY, WOULDN'T A DELICIOUS FRIED CHICKEN TASTE GOOD TO
YOU? WELL, NOW, TOMORROW
Miss Harriet Cropper
WILL GIVE TWO OF THEIR POPULAR CONCERTS. THE FINE, BIG,
COOL TROLLEY CARS MAKE REGULAR TRIPS OUT HERE, SO WHY
NOT TAKE A DELIGHTFUL RIDE AND DINE AT THE "BLACK HAWK
INN," THEN SIT ON THE WIDE VERANDA AND LISTEN TO THE MU
SIC? DO IT FRIDAY.