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THE ARGUS. FRIDAY.-APIUC 23, 1909.
FILES A SUIT
Administrator of Charles Wulff's
'Estate Wants' Damages
". for His Death. -
WAS HIT BY STREET CAR
Tri-City Itailway Company Is the Ik-fendant--Is
Last. Pajr-of Si t-
yice for the May Teiuw
Totfay .' was . tbe last day tf service
lor . the May terou of the, circuit court,
and many 'new .case were .filed in the
clerk's office, i Apparently the docket
will sliqw the customary increase in
the number of cases pending. Thu
new cases, always exceed the cases
disclosed of, and here are now some
thing like' G50 different . suits of all
kinds on the docket.
Frederick Strusa,; as administrator
of the listate of Charles G. Wulff, h is
begun suit against the Tri-City Rail
way company to recover $10.(HR) dam
ages for the death of Mr. Will ft. U
will be remembered that last fal
while serving as a member of the
grand' jury, Mr. Wulff was killed on
the tracks near his home below the
Watch Tower He was run down by
a Watch Tower car, in the evening.
John Koitosky has started a suit for
$1,(N0 against the United Breweiio.i
John Looncy has begun a suit, the
title of which is "John Iooney, doing
imsiness under the firm name of tho
News company vs. -the Chicago, Hock
Island & Pacific 'Railway company."
The. suit is for $1,200. Merely ' the
, praecipe for a summons has been filed.
Mr. IHimbrt-k Wanta Divorce.
Mrs. Nellie Dumbeck has filed a bill
for divorce from her husband, Victor
II. Dumbeck of Silvis, fn which she
charges her husband with extreme
cruelty, and declares that on one oc
casion he threatened to kill her with
a hatcbcL,, If will be remembered
that some time ago Mrs. Dumbeck filed
a petition for a hearing as to her hus
band's sanity, but the petition was
withdrawn. They wc'.e married at
Prcscott, Iowa, April C. isb$. . G. A.
Shallberg represents the compainant.
Mrs. Jennie, M. McConnell," in her
divorce bill, charges her husband, John
JL- McConnell, - with -adultery anc
names Elsie" Smith. She also charg
her husband with extreme, csuelt' J
They were married Sept. 10. ,189:
Searle & Marshall represent the con
plainant. 4; ." , . . ,
The troubles ql Mrs. Louise DeRore
and Jule DeRore are to be brought
before the circuit judge a,gain, Mr:
DeRore having filed a bill for divorc
It will be remembered that Mrs. De
Rore had her husband arrested fo
abandonment, and later for perjury i
the trial of the abandonment cas
Subsequently he filed a petition fot
habeas corpus. In the bill for divorce
Mrs. DeRore makes M. E. Sweeney.
John VanHourebeck, Louise Giidho!
and Alida Moreau defendants, and -V
leges that they have conspired witl
DeRore to prevent her from securin;
about $700 which she claims they ar
holding for DeRore. They were mai.
ried June 25. IMG, and according u
the bill, DeRore deserted his wif
April 4, 1907. George W. Wood repre
sents the compainant.
Sityn II unbuild Wan Cruel.
Mrs. Minee Eastberg of Moline ask
for a divorce from Gust A. Eastberg
on the grounds of extreme cruelty
She claims that on numerous times he
struck her, and that twice he dragged
her upstairs and tore her clothes from
her and threw her to the floor, injuring
her. They were married in Moline
Sept. 7. 1903. A. H. Kohler is the
Desertion is the charge made against
George W. Weaver of this city in
bill for divorce filed by Mrs. Sarah L.
Weaver. They were married July 2'!
1902, and she claims her husband de
serted her June 20. 190G. Harry Mo
Caskrin is the solicitor for the com
For Seiinrntr Malntainnnre.
Mrs. Nellie Johnson has filed a suit
against her husband, Carl Johnson, fo;
separate maintamance. ihey were
married Dec. 15, 1905.
Mrs. Katy Stevenson asks legal seiy
aration from Alfred Stevenson on tho
grounds that her husband was cru?l
to her. They were married in Juan,
Mrs. llanna R. Reynolds of Molino
in divorce proceedings she has start
ed, claims that her husband, Aaron
Reynolds, was guilty of cruelty to
her during the greater part of the
2 4 years of their married life. She
claims he threatened a number of
times to kill her. G. A. Shallberg
is her solicitor.
Fish lunch Saturday night at Doiscn
roih's place, 1501 Fourth avenue.
Bock beer and buckwurst tomorrow
night at Joe Parker's.
Specials for Saturday
BLACK Taffeta Embroidered "Petticoats, fifteen
inch sectional flounce, worth $1.50, Sat. 05c.
Women's one and two piece house dresses, made
of good quality figured and checked percale, Saturday
all day, $138.
Children's Spring Coats, broken lines, values up to
$500, Saturday half price, $12.r0.
Ladies' Silk Purse Fobs, regular 50c value, Saturday,-1.
3 p. in. 800 yards white barred waistings and
checked dimities, 15c. to 25c values, per yard, 10c.
10 a. m. 500 yards white Jap wash silk, yard, 19c.
The new May basket bags, all colois, regular price
$1.00, special Saturday, (ioC.
l-'amy Table Oilcloth, a few slight imperfections,
per yard. Sc.
Light Shirting Prints, Saturday, per yard. Ic.
Pcppcielj R fine brown Muslin, per yard, 6l2c.
Boys' soiid leather calf skin Shoes .all sizes, 8 to
5Vz. Saturday per pair, $1.00.
Misses' and Children's 12?c tan and black ribbed
hose in three lots, according to size ,pcr pair, 6c, 7c
and 8c. ;
1 Women's Colored Silk Umbrellas, with fancy bor
ders, choice natural wiod handles, $1,121).
" 36x72 inch-wool fibre Rugs, new choice patterns
and cbrorings, $1.15..
:s;t Heavy-Rag Carpet, 25c yaid.
Yard" wide "Floor Biulap. all standard colors,
124c yard, . ;; ;., .
, ' Center Tables, 16 inch tops, shelves and shaped
legs 50c... ...j
. 32-inch Shirt Waist Boxes, covered with fine Jap
'matting. Bamboo ti immings,- Saturday, $2.45. ...
;.. Woodbury face powder and. cream .Saturday, 15c.
1-8 pound Peroxide of Hydrogen, 5c.
Mme. .Yale's Almond , Blossom complexion cream,
$1.00 size, 75c.
, New Jet . Back Combs, Saturday, GSc. '
Assorted fancy Hat Pins, 10c.
' ' Buster' Brown-Belts .new styles, 18c.-
, Three-cup , Maryland egg poachers, special Satur
day, Oc. -" ' .
Tbe genuine improved Dover Egg Beaters, Satur
day, 6c -
Butter Jars with bale and cover, only 10c.
Haviland China Breakfast Plates, assorted decora
tions, worth" up ; to 65c, Saturday, 39c.
Japanned Dust Pans, priced for Saturday, 5c.
Fancy Japanese china Salt and Pepper Shakers, Sat
urday just half price,. pair, 10c.
Cut out the. coupon in last Wednesday's advertise
ment. Good for' 30 "S".& H" Greeri Stamps.
nteresting Discussions Arc
"Heard by Delegates at Wi
u C. T. U. Sessions.- -v
VAS A COUNTY .MEETING
Vature of the Morning Program Is.
Memorial for Late Mrs. J. V.
' Stewart of this City, v
The members of the Rock Island
Jounty Woman's Christian Temper
mce union held a most profitable and
nteresting institute yesterday all day
it the Baptist church, Moline. Dele
;ates - were present from Port Byron,
Silvis, Taylor Ridge, East Moline,
South Moline, Moline, and Rock Island
The attendance was unusually large,
he people of the three cities giving
heir patronage. Miss Epha Marshall
state worker, was in charge of the
The session yesterday morning was
devoted to hearing papers by .Mrs. Eliza
ieth Huntoon on the subjeec. "Dangers
Huntoon on the subject, "Dangers
which arise in no-license towns, when
temperance men and women relax
their efforts,",lhe discussion being led
by Mrs. Bearby, and by Mrs. Mary
Stoddard on "The Needs of the Coun
ty." Mrs. . Ballard, the county treas
urer, read a paper on "Finance," and
Mrs. Pauline Brown on "Some Things
That Have Been Accomplished in To
Memurinl for Mr. Mrart.
The feature of the morning session
was the memorial services for Mrs. J.
Y. Stewart, who for many years was
prominently connected with the W. C.
T. U. work of the county. Beautiful
works in her memory were spoken oy
Mrs. Mary Metzger, Mrs. S. J. WooJin,
and Mrs. Fred Titterington. The morn
ing session closed with a testimony
meeting, "Why I Am a White Rib
boner." At the afternoon session Mrs. Mary
Metzgar read a paper on' "What Illi
nois Owes Its, Public School Children,'"
and the discussion was led, by Mrs.
Sarah. Adams, vice president of the
county ruuiun. The county president,
Mrs. Rose Simonson, spoke of the
work being done iu the county, and
gave words of encouragement. Rev.
W. F. Story of Moline spoke on "How
Best Can Illinois Be Made a Prohibi
tion State?" Mrs. Naomi Shreve read
a paper on the periodicals of the union
and the discussion was led by Mrs.
Tnlk n Stntr Work.
The evening session was devoted to
an address by Miss Epha Marshall,
who told of the work being done in
the state, giving a most interesting
talk. The ladies were entertained at
the noon-day rest rooms, where an
elaborate dinner was served.
lenses of such - an. organization are
lecessarlly heavy and can be -met oniy
through the selling of associate mem
lership tickets and admission charges
.0 miscellaneous, meetings. Associate
membership tickets may be procured
from any member of the committee
or any of the officers. - .
Coffee foe Bethany Home. The edu
cational committee of, Bethanyi home
will .give a coffee, tomorrow, afternoon
rom 2 to 5 o clock for, the benefit of
Bethany horqe at the Manufacturers'
ate. Molupe. A, bakery sale will be
:arried pn'in connection wh the cof
fee. The public . is invited to this
affair. . -
Merry .Widow Club Dance. The
Merry Widow, club gave the last of
the series of winter dancing parties
last evening at vElks hall, a: company
of about 150 couples attending. The
affair was one of the most enjoyable
of the winter, series. The club will
give a series of summer dances at
the Watch Tower. ......
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Card Party Success. The card par
ty given by the ladies' auxiliary of the
Rock Island Eagles yesterday after
noon was largely attended and proved
very enjoyable. First prize went to
Mrs f! Ijillisr and second tn Atrs
Bergstrom. Another similar function
will be held at the club next Thurs
Court of Honor Dance. The dance
given last evening by Court of Honor
No. 31 at Knights of Columbus hall
was attended by' about 75 couples,
Music was furnished by Schieberl's or
chestra. The next dance will be given
at the Watch Tower May 19
.,. PILLOW IN A FIT
Patient at Wntcilown Hospital Is
Found Dead in I'.ed by Atteml-
... . t
ant -Inquest Is Held.
Mrs. Eliza C'lendenin, an inmate
of the Watertown hospital, was
found dead in her bed this morning
by an attendant. She lmd been seiz
ed with a fit, and l.ad been suffocat
ed in her pillow, according to the
hospital authorities. Mrs. Clendenin
was 79 years old, and had been an
inmate of the hospital for about two
and a half years. Her home is iu
Coroner Rose was informed of the
case, and held an inquest. After hear
ing the statements of the hospital au
thorities and the attendant, the jury
returned a verdict in accordance with
Ren Iruhof is home for a visit with
Mrs. Earl Coulston has returned
from a three month's' visit in the south
Mrs. I,. E. McManus and sou. Ernest,
have returned after an extended visit
among friends and relatives in Penn
sylvania'. Mrs. Fred Warning and three chil
dren of Quincy are here visiting with
Mrs. Warning's mother. Mrs. Effie
Dunsmore. and her sister, Mrs. Frank
Thomas, for several weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Wendell left this
morning for New York. Mr. Wendell,
who is the manager of the Standard
Oil Cloth company's trans-Mississippi
sales department, goes to attend, a
meeting at the headquarters of the;
company, returning in a week, when he'
starts on a business trip west, while!
Mrs. Wendell remains east for an ex-1
tended visit among her friends and i
' MUSICAL PROGRAM . IN THE EVENING.
j Society news, written or telephoned
to the society editor of The Argus, -will
be gladly received and published. But
In cither case the identity of the sender
! must be made known, to. insure relia
bility. Written .notices must bear sig
nature and address.
Give Mendelssohn Program. The
Rock' Island ;Musical club gave an ex
cellent ' Mendelssohn memorial' . pro
gram yesterday afternoon at Elks hall,
a large number of active and associate
members being present. The pro
gram was carried out as prated, in
The Argus, being participated in, by
Miss Bessie. Noftsker, Mrs. Edla Lund,
Mrs. R. R. Reynolds, Miss Dorothy
Pleasants, Miss Ethel Wade, Mrs. Ed
ward Appelquist, Mrs. Hanna. Miss Iva
Pearce and the ladies "chorus. " Each
number was well rendered and thor
oughly enjoyed. The next 'meeting
will be held May 13 ai)d will be a
miscellaneous meeting and will be held
in the evening, giving the gentlemen
an opportunity to be present. The
public will be incited to attend this
meeting, and it will be made a social
affair, and the program will be mis
cellaneous. The musical public of the
city has long felt, the needof some
musical organization In the city ap
now that such an organization exists
t should have the support of every
one. An effort will be made wi'h
proper support to bring to the city.
the best artists obtainable. The ex-
SPECIALS FOR SATURDAY
Some Interesting Prices at Horblit's
Department Store Tomorrow.
Our assertions are verified by
facts. We do sell goods cheaper
high grade substantial merchandise
with low prices. There is a reason,
a Small store aiid still smaller ex
penses. Ladies' $1.00 embroidered' waists,
long tucked sleeves, witli lace edg
ing for 79 cents.
Embroidered waists with ' long
plain sleeves, 50 cents.
Fine tailored waists at $1.C9 and
The finest . selection of skirts,
some down to 4 Sc.
Look through our ju ices on cur
tains, some are marked way dowii to
$1.48 per pair.
Long kimonas, Persian and Japan
ese designs, ribbon belt tie, trimmed
with silk bands, some good specials
for 75 cents.
Seven cent stork crash toweling,
5 cents per yard.
18x24 feather pillows 49 cents
A. C. A. ticking. 32 inch,' 12 y,
cents per yard.
Standard calicoes, per yard 4 Vi
American prints, for waistings and
shirtings, new patterns, per yard,
4 h cents.
In our grocery department:
Sugar, 20 pounds fot $1.00.
Sabyan coffee, per pound, 20 cehts.
White Rose flour, per sack. $1.49.
Tel mo peaches, per can 20 cents.
Santa Claus soap, eight liars for
HORBLIT'S DEPARTMENT STORE,
1628 Second Avenue.
AT DIEDRICT TOMORROW
Order Your Sunday Dinner Here
Prompt Service, 305 Twentieth
Street,- Both Phones.
Green and wax beans, new peas.
head and leaf lettuce, cucumbers.
green onions and radishes, celery, pus. I
plant, watercress, new potatoes, as
paragus, new carrots and beets.
Fancy strawberries, pineapples and
. To Serve
"Crisp and Flavory.".
"The Taste Lingers"
Popular i pac kage 10c; large
family size 15c.
Postum Cereal Company, Ltd.,
Battle Creek, Mich.
Have a Neat
Did You Ever Stop to
Think How v '-'"
Much Dress Counts?
Compare the number of people
you meet every day whom you
know to those' you don't know.
"Nearly always you will find you
don't know the majority. How
else can this majority judge you
than by your dress?
This very fact we bear in
mind when fitting our customers.
Each and every customer gets our
most careful attention, and the
garment he selects must give him
a neat appearance. No matter
whether his taste is extreme or
conservative, he should look neat.
In order to retain this neatness the workmanship
must be there. That's why we select our nifty "
Suits and Overcoats
From the "L" System and our conservtive styles from the Adler-Rochester line. The
workmanship is there, and it can't be beat. You don't have to pay any more for these
high-grade makes than you have to pay elsewhere for the inferior kind.
We carry the two best lines of
shirts in the country the Man
hattan and tho Emery. All sizes, in
neat figures and stripes. Newest col
orings. $1 to $3.50
NpplfWeaf A large shipment just arrived yes
nctKWcai tcrday from New York. They are
the very latest and the swellest .
we've seen yet '. .
50c to $ 1
There is nothing that adds
more to man's appearance
than a becoming hat. We
have a complete line of all
the newest shapes and color
ings and we know that we
can fit you in the most be
v v y '
Every season their clothing
has become more and more
like the grown ups. We have
the largest line of children's
manly suits and overcoats in
this vicinity. Beautiful pat
terns and colorings. '
$3 to $12
Come Here We'll See that You're Neatly Dressed
THE STORE OF GOOD TASTE. .
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