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THE ARGUS. TKIPAY; SEPTEMBER 4. 1908,
Little Walter Wanke Run, Down
Near His Home In West
. End of the City.
DRIVER DID NOT SEE DANGER
Received No Warning Till Witnesses
Shouted That Child Was Un-
der the Wheels.
at tbe time of the accident, but not
any faster than usual. The driver man
aged to stop his team in the length of
the wagon, and said that had he seen
the child Nat all he would not have
ruif over it, as he could easily have
sopped at the rate he was goins,
which .he did not consider very fast.
Drivrr Not Blamed. , ,
The evidence showed that It was
through no fault of Zimmerman that
the death of the child was brought
about and the verdict attached no
blame, merely stating that the child
had come to its death by being run
over by a wagon. The jury was com
posed of William Cline, foreman, Ralph
MacManus, Herman Shultz, John Holz
hammer, John Clausen and Peter Molt.
TO GIVE A DINNER
Tri-City Press Club Arranges
Informal Banquet for Hearst
AT THE ROCK ISLAND CLUB
PASTOR ACCEPTS A
ROCK ISLAND CALL
Little 2-year-old Walter Wanke,
whose father. John Wanke, resides at
COO Second street, was run over by a
wagon this noon and killed. The acci
dent occurred In front of the child's
home and was witnessed by a number
of people. At the inquest which Cor
oner Eckhart conducted this afternoon
the story of the accident was told as
The wagon belonged to the Penn Oil
& Supply company and was driven by
Arthur Zimmerman, 1220 Second street.
He was on his way to the stable to put
his team tn for dinner. As he came to
Second street, driving west on Sev
enth avenue, three men stepped out
into the cros&ing, but when they notic
ed that the team was going to turn the
corner, they stood still to let it pass.
Just as the team reached the corner
the men saw the child run out from
behind them directly in the path of
the heavy wagon. Tney cried out to
the driver to stop, and he did so with
out knowing why until he got down
from the seat and learned that he had
run down a child.
Spine In C'ruKhed.
The men carried the boy to his home
and a doctor was 'summoned. The
spine of. the victim had been' severely
crushed, however, and nothing could
be done to save him, and he died about
an hour after the acc'dent.
The men w,Uo were at the crossing
at the time, were John M. Parks and
his sons, Irving and James, all of Dav
enport. They were unable to account
for the presence of the child in front
of, the wagon except on the theory that
it ran out from behind them just as
the wagon turned the corner.
The men .stated that the wag
on was going at a fast trot
Rev. F. J. Rolf of Massena, Iowa. Will
Take Up Work at German Evan
Rev. F. J. Rolf of Massena, Iowa,
has accented a call to become the pas
lor of the German Evangelical church
on ninth street between Fifth and
Sixth avenues. Rev. Mr. Rolf will
preach his first sermon as pastor of
the church next Sunday morning at
Mr. Rolf graduated from the St.
Louis theological college two ,years
ago and since then has been eilgaged
in ministerial work. The German
Evangelical church has been without
a permanent pastor for stfnie'time.
President Val. J. Peter Extends Invi
tation and Receives Wire Accept
ance From Indianapolis.
TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETINGS
Salvation Army-Will Be Addressed by
The Salvation Army is to hold special
meetings tomorrow and Sunday which
are to be addressed by prominent out
of town army people. In connection
with the meetings there is to be what
is termed a "bun fight" at the bar
racks, in which nearly 500 children
are expected to participate. All the
children of the eity are invited to take
part, each one being requested to sup
ply himself with a cup or a mug. The
fight is to begin at 10:30 in the morning.
Thomas L. Hisgen, independence can
didate for president of the United
States, and W. R. Hearst, the million
aire newspaper man, will be guests of
the Tri-City Press Club at an informal
dinner at the Rock Island Club Monday
evening. President Val. J. Peter of
the club yesterday wired an invitation
to Mr. Hearst at Indianapolis, and
this morning received the following
Indianapolis. Ind., Sept. 4. To Val.
J. Peter, president Tri-City Press Club:
I am nuch honored by your kind invi
tation to dinner "at 5 p. m. at the Rock
Island Club, and I accept with much
pleasure. W. R. HEARST,
tome to Si-nk at IMonio.
As has been previously announced,
the presence of the two gentlemeu
comes through an invitation to address
the Tri-City Labor day picnic at Sub
urban island Monday afternoon, and it
had already been arranged to hold a
reception for them at the Harper in
this city from 7 to 8 in the evening.
and the plan for a dinner for them by
the press club fits very nicely in the
program of the day. '
Attend the Tri-City Commercial col
lege, "the school of quality," Y. M. C.
A. building. Rock Island. Day school
now open. Xight school opens Monday,
Sept. 7. Send for our college jolirnal.
Visitors always welcome. Old phone
and the grooms brother, Olto Witt,
was best man. Miss Genevieve Mon
roe of Davenport played Mendelssohn's
wedding march as the bridal party en
tered the parlor which was prettily
decorated witi ptnk and white carna
tions and greenery, the ceremony' tak
ing place under a large arch of lattice
work. The bride wore a gown of
white net over silk and carried bride's
roses, the bridesmaid dress being . of
blue mulle and she carried pink car
nations. Mr. aud Mrs. Witt have cone
on a trip and will later make their
nurae at l .;'- west Fourth street,
Davenport. Mr. Witt is secretary and
treasurer of the- Harkeit Cigar com
pany. Shower for Miss Carse. Miss' Ger
trude Carse, who is to be an Octoacr
bride, was entertained last evening
at the home of Miss Faith Channon, 917
Fourth avenue, by the L. F. C, a '04
high school club. The affair, which
was given early in order that all col
lege members might be present, was
in thenature of a one-piece shower.
The dining room and parlors were
decorated in sun flowers with an inter-
sprir.kling of pink and green festoons
to carry out the scheme of the wed
ding colors. A dainty two course
lunch was served after which Miss
Carse pulled down upon her head a
shower of 20 recipes and then started
to unravel an intricate thread spider
web at the end of which she found
the expression of the club's good
wishes, a silver fernery.
Club of Eight Dance. The Club of
Eight gave a well attended and pleas
ant dancing party at the Watch Tower
inn last evening.
TO POT SEALS ON
Attorneys for County Ask Court
to Compel Bondsmen to
STEP INCASE AGAINST LYONS
Fifteen Prominent Moline Men Sure
ties of Ex-Treasurer Right to
Society news, written or telephoned
to the society editor of The Argus, will
be gladly received and published. But
In either case the identity of the sender
must be made known, to insure relia
bility. Written notices must bear sig
nature and address.
Witt-Horst. The marria of Miss
Emina Mary Horst, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Horst, to-Henry Will
of Davenport took place Wednesday
evening at S o'clock at the home of
the bride's parents, 1049 Seventeenth
street. The ceremony was per
formed by Rev. C. A. Mennicke of the
German Lutheran church and was
witnessed by a company of about 30
relatives and friends. Miss Minnie
Horst served her sister as bridesmaid
FILTER AN0 STERIUZE WATER
Carse & Ohlweiler Have Installed
Unique Device in Plant.
Carse & Ohlweiler have added to
their bottling plant on Eleventh street
a unique device that insures absolute
ly pure water for their products. They
have fpr years been using Black Hawk
spring water, which is piped under
ground several blocks to their fpctory
Since the construction of the sewer
on Eieventh street t lie? remainder of
the stream is cut off and they are now
getting the entire supply. This water
they have been filtering. Xow they
have added a Forbes sterilizer, which
is in fact, a still. It is a simple little
device and does its work admirably.
It weighs only about 100 pounds and
stands about four feet. high. The
water is taken from the filter, "passed
up to a bulb under which is a gas
burner. Here it Ui changed to steam
and is condensed a few inches higher
A bill was filed in the circuit clerk's
office "this morning by Searle & Mar
shall, attorneys for the county in the
David H. Lyons case, asking that the
bondsmen of the former county treas
urer be required to put their seals on.
the bonds which they signed for him.
This was omitted when the bonds
were made out and under the state
laws the names so placed on the bonds
are worthless, it Is claimed.
Kept Iln-k $4,UOO.
Lyons is charged with retaining $4.-
000 of the county funds when he re-
tired from office which he claims is
due him at the rate of $1,000 per an
num as supervisor of assessment. The
supervisors, however, never allowed
the claim and a suit is now pending
as a result for the recovery of the
amount. The original bond is for
$300,000 and it is signed by 15 well
known Moline men.
on the roof of a cylinder. The dis
tilled water falls back and descends
in the base of the apparatus through
coils that are adjacent to those in
which the water originally rises. Thus
the supply going to the still is warmed
on the way up. while the distilled
output coming from the condenser is
cooled as it progresses till it is drawn
off at a comparatively low tempera
ture. Thus are the ends of economy
served. ' The capacity is 12 or 15 gal
lons per hour.
STRANGER REPORTED HELD IP
Said to Have Been Touched for Roil
Police in Dark.
It was reported about the streets to
day that a stranger had been relieved
of his roll amounting to over $80, in a
house on Twenty-first street between
! Second and Third avenues,' last night.
'The police, however, disclaimed knowl-
'edge of the affair and no arrests have
McCabes Specials for Saturday.
EVERY school boy or girl who buys a pair of
shoes here on Saturday will get a hand back of
25c on each pair. We hand you this with our
compliments for spending money at the commence
ment of school. You know our shoes are the best,
most stylish, fit better' and wear longer. Come Sat
urday, and get your shoesand 25c in cash any hour,
The celebrated C-B Ala Sprite Corsets. The new
long back dollar model, Saturday for 72c. None at
wholesale, none to dealers, 72c.
Lace trimmed French Corset Covers, 38c value,
Saturday half, 19c.
Shirtwaist Special. Lingerie white and colored,
dollar values' for half Saturday, 50c. .
Bamboo Music Stands, 38 inches high, 4 shelves,
Golden Oak Plate and Cup Racks, 39 inches long,
75c. ' . ' ;
Golden Oak High Back Rockers, with cane seats,
27x58 inch Axminster Rugs, all wool with long
silky nap, 1.50. -
Tailor Bros, celebrated Chocolates put up" in spec
ial one-pound boxes, 'Saturday, per box, only 25c,
Tailor Bros, famous Honey Comb Chips, pound,
25c. They're good, a sample free, always 40c, Sat
Pine Tar Soap, Saturday, two cakes for 5c.
Woodbury Facial Cream, 16c.
- Hook on Supporter, 25c kind, 18c.
Darning Cotton, lc spool, tan, white and black, 1c.
Mercerized Taffeta Umbrellas, handsome natural
handles, all day these 1.25 Umbrellas at 79c.
Women's good fast black Hose, double heels and
toes, per pair 8c. .
Fine bleached seamless Pillow Tubing, yard 12ic.
At 3 o'clock full yard -wide bleached Muslin, 10
At 4 o'clock mill lengths pretty fancy Dress
Prints, per yard 4c. ,s
Common Sense Paste Stove Polish, the 15c kind,
Fibre Lunch Boxes, leather handle, Saturday 7c.
Mason Fruit Jars, with rubbers and porcelain
lined caps, complete, quarts 4c, pints 3c. No tele
Musical Program in the Evening.
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Title New Fall.
In Knapp-Felt, Stetson, Schoble,Sigler and Young Men's College Hats are now
in and await the inspection of good dressers. It is, indeed, rarely one has an op
portunity to select from such a varied assortment as we are now showing.
We've all the new and correct fall blocks from the factories of the best makers.
If you have a preference youVe only to express it, for we've everything that's
correct in gentlemen's millinery. Blocks for the young college fellows, who
want the very smartest styles, and blocks for the man of affairs who wants
beauty and dignity in a hat. The fact is, we are making a determined effort in
gentlemen's fine haberdashery and headgear and only a peep at our newjf all
styles in hats will be convincing that if is decidedly the most perfect line ever
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shown under one roof in Rock Island. In the larger eastern cities the celebrated
Knapp-Felt is recognized as the leading 'Hat both as to style and quality, while
the ever-popular Stetson hats require ho introduction to the Western people. In
both lines we are showing all their popular shapes arid colorings arid now extend
a cordial invitation to an inspection of the same. '
Knapp-Felt Hats . .
Knapp-Felt de Luxe Hats
- Stetson Soft . Hats ' . $3.50
Stetson Derbies - . V . V $3.50
Young MehV College Hats . I $2.00