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THE ARGUS, SATURDAY, ' MAY 7, 1910.
address on the purposes of the or
IN HIS 89TH YEAR
der, the duties of ..its memDeremp,
etc. There were talks alco by vv il-
YOUNG U :McCOMBS
CO-OPERATIVE STORE ' CO.. ROCK ISLAND
liam-McEniry and M. H. Sexton. Mr.
McEnirv was toaktmaster. ' The mu
sical part 'of the program consisted
Edward Otto, Veteran Shoe,
maker, Dies at Home of
E. L. Selle.
of vocal numbers by A. A. Jtsuri ana
PUMP CO. CONSIDERS
. LOCATION IN CITY
IN THE CITY SINCE 1870
Comes to America After Service in
. German Army in War ol 184
Golden Wedding in 1898.-
Moline Concern to Move to Make
Way for Burlington Improve- :
' ' ' ' I, . .I,
Celebrates 21st Birthday.
Louis . Marvin entertained a com
jany of his friends .Thursday even
lag at his home. 1925 Tenth ave
lue. in honor of his 2 1st birthday.
. The evening was spent with games
tnd music and supper was "served
it a late hour. Louis was presented
i gold watxh and chain from his
parents and a beautiful umbrella and
numerous other gifts by his friends.
Those present . were air. and Mrs.
James Roach. Mrs. Mary Zeis. Mr.
and Mrs. Peter Webber. Mrs. C.
Webber, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kolls,
Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Schneider of Dav
enport, the Misses Charlotte Mar
vin, Ethel Marvin, Mildred Marvin,
Frieda Keleman, Mae Roach, Paul
ine, Kolls, Lillian Webber. William
. Marvin, William Zeis, Ben Roach.
Morris Coughlin, Clarence Kolls,
George .Marvin, Fred . Larson, Her
man Doering and Frank Van Hoor
becke. Woman's Mission Circle.
The Woman's Mission circle of the
First Baptist church neld a very in
teresting meeting yesterday after
noon at the home of Mrs. John Gra
ham, 923 Fourteenth street. The
topic for the afternoon was the
"Freedman," with Mrs. Kerr as the
leader. Papers on the topic were
given by Mrs. Summers, Mrs. Wood
. In, Mrs. Wagner. Mrs.. Downing, Mrs.
Campbell, Mrs. Bullock and Mrs.
Young. Mrs. Frank Corcoran gave
three readings from Paul Dunbar.
A social, hour followed and refresh
ments were served by the hostess.
', Grace Ladies Meet.
The Ladies' Aid society of Grace
Lutheran church met yesterday after
noon with Mrs. Davis, "422 Fourth
avenue,' Moline. Routine business
was transacted and a collection of
21 was taken. Mrs. C. E. Hoffsten,
wife of the former pastor of the
church, was a guest of honor. The
June meetfng of the society has been
postponed and the July meeting will
be "with Mrs. Arnell on Seventh ave
nue. Refreshments and a social
hour followed the business session.
I. S. Iv T. Panrms - Party.
- The dancing party given last even
ing by the I. S. I. T. club at the
Watch -Tower inn ' was attended by
65 couples. Music for the dancing
was furnished by the Criterion or
chestra and the affair -was much en
joyed. The members of the commit
tee on arrangements are J. P. Ken
nedy, William McCarthy and Roy
Mansfield. This was the first of a
series of three dancing parties to be
given during the summer.
The For-Get-Me-Not society of
Grace Lutheran church met with
Mrs. Christine ; Frederickson in Mo
line .last evening. At the business
session it was decided to purchase
a memorial pulpit for the church,
In memory of the confirmation class
of 1908; oneof whose members, Miss
Teckla Frederickson, died. The pul
pit will be installed within a month.
Refreshments and a social hour fol
lowed. ; '
Birthday Surprise Party.
A number of friends pleasantly
;rirprlsed ; Miss Nellie Freeman at
her home, 801 Third avenue, last
evening, ithe occasion being her
birthday anniversary. The evening
'was spent in various i games and con
tests. Dainty refreshments were
served and before departing for
'home Miss Freeman was presented
with a handsome ring - as a token
from her friends.
Charles H. Rippee and Constance
Lind, both of Rock Island, went to
.Clinton this afternoon and were mar
Tied. Mr. Rippee is the telegraph
- operator for the board of trade with
If -:f-Y s lev -J Jf- f
offices in the Rock Island house. They
will make their home in Rock Is
land.. ' ' . ;
.Cubs Initiate Member.
The. Cubs, a social club of young
men. held a business and social meet
ing last evening at the home of Wil
liam Klockau, 839 Seventeenth
street. ' The club Initiated as a mem
ber. Elmer Schuck. At 10 o'clock
lunch was served.'
.Fraternal Aid association. Rock
Island council-706; last evening init
iated 20 candidates. ''After the meet
ing ice cream and cake was served
and a general good time enjoyed by
all. ' ., "
Woodmen to Have Dance.
Monday evening Independence
camp No. 26, M-.W. A., will give a
dance at K. C. hall. Music will be
furnished by Wrixon's orchestra.
KING EDWARD SINKS TO
FINAL SLEEP WITHOUT
Again being conscious
(Continued from Page One.)
pathetic. Since early morning she has
been in and out of the death chamber
directing everything personally, plac
ing the wealth of flowers that has
been received and giving her direc
tions with a stately dignity but at the
same time .is inconsolable.
Will Delay Burial.
Funeral arrangements are not yet
announced, but the expectation of
court circles Is that the body of his
majesty will be buried at Frogmore
near the bodies of his parents and son.
The burial will probably be delayed
10 days to sallow time for the arrival
of foreign deputations.
, Special Service Held.
A special service in the memory of
King Edward was held at St. Paul's
this afternoon and was almost national
in character. The lord mayor of the
corporation of London attended in
state while all departments of state,
navy and army were fully represented.
High officials of. all. ranks of society
"were in the congregation.
.The service was that used upon the
occasion of Queen Victoria's death.
New Klna a Palace.
King George, Queen Mary and their
two sons, Prince Edward and Prince
Albert, the former of whom will soon
become the prince of Wales, spent an
hour at Buckingham palace.
Both houses of parliament assem
ble 1 this afternoon in accordance with
the ancient statute providing that they
shall meet on the demise of a sover
eign. The sessions of the commons was
purely formal and lasted only a few
Take Oath of Allegiance.
In the lords Lord Loreburn, lord
high chancellor,' took the oath of al
legiance to King George V. and tho
peers present followed suit.
A farewell salute for the late mon
arch of 68 minute guns, one for each
year of his age,N was fired this after
noon at St James park.
(A sketch of the career of King Ed
ward VII. and King George V. appears
on another page of this issue. Editor
Argus)." ' " ' '' " '
KNIGHTS . HEAR CLEARY
Former State Senator Gives Address
Before Allouez Council.
Seventy-five members of Allouez
council, Knights of Columbus, at
tended a luncheon and entertainment
following the regular meeting of the
council at the quarters in the Fam
ily theatre building last evening.
Hon. M. H. Cleary of Galena, a for
mer state senator, was the guest of
the council, and gave an interesting
.y - -
The Moline Pump company, after oc
cupying its present 'site 40 years, is to
raove to make way. for a proposed pas
senger and freight station Improvement
by the Burlington railway in that city.
The pump concern has under consider
ation sites in ' Rock Island and East
Moline, and will soon announce a de
cision. The Burlington road has op
tions on property between Nineteenth
and Twenty-third streets and Third
and Fourth avenues in Moline, on a
valuation of 1150,000. The rqad prom
ises a passenger station this year and
a freight station next year.
MAY 21 SET AS DATE
FOR YEARLY TAG DAY
Joint Committee of Helper's Circle
and Associated Charities Has
At & meeting at the home of Mrs.
Cynthia Woodruff this morning a joint
committee representing the Associated
Charities and the Helper's circle of
the King's Daughters fixed Saturday,
May 21, aa the date of the annual tag
day for the benefit of charity. No fur
ther arrangements were made .today,
the appointment of the committees be
ing deferred to a future meeting.
GRAND JURY ON RECESS
May Term Body Will Resume Its In
vestigation Tuesday Morning.
The grand jury adjourned this
noon until 10 o'clock Tuesday morn
ing. The jurors expected to attend
the ball game this afternoon as
guests of President W. H. Reck.
Monday the Jury will not be in ses
sion, but TueGday it will again take
up its investigations.
TURN TAG AT MUSCATINE
Rock Island Will Be Represented by
Class Week from Tomorrow.
Sunday, May 15, will be another
turn tag. and the active, class of the
Rock Island Turner society will 'at
tend the festivities and take part in
the exercises held in Muscatine on
that day. Classes from Moline, Clin
ton, Eldridge, East, Northwest and
Central Davenport and Muscatine
will be presented at the turn tag.
DELEGATES FROM HERE
Dr. Andreen and Dr. DeSilva Will
. Attend Charities .Conference.
Springfield, I1L, May 7. (Special.)
Governor Deneen today appointed Dr.
Gustav Andreen and Dr. Joseph .De
Silva of Rock Island, Mrs. George H.
Huntoon of Moline and Dr. W . C.
Crooks of Watert wn delegates to the
national conference of charities and
corrections to be held May 19 to 2ft In
$1.50 corsets for $1 and dollar cor
sets for 68 cents during the great 57
departments sale all week.
The shoe bargains at MeCabe's
should cause a rush during the whole
six days at the big sale.
A page of sensational quotations in
this paper covering many of the 57
departments In the great department
store of L. S. McCabe & Co. will be
read with keenest Interest.
92 Pay Saloon Licenses
Saloon license fees paid up to noon
today numbered 92. with two to hear
from. Since the list published Wed
nesday the following have paid: Otto
Patting, Simon Lewis. A. H. Liitt, Jo
seph M. Thomas, Albert Gregg. Will
iam E. Ivlns, Fred Schmidt, Turner
hall; Fred Schmidt, Illinois theatre;
New Harper Hotel company and Simon
Edward Otto died yesterday after
noon at 4 o'clock of the infirmities of
age, . at the home of his son-in-law,
Ernest L. Selle, Eighteenth avenue and
Sixteenth street. South Heights.
Deceased was born at Neuendorf,
Pommern, Germany, Dec 19, 1820, and
was 89 years and 5 months of age.
The first 45 years of his life were spent
in his native land and the latter 45 in
this country. He served in "the Ger
man army in the7 war of 184S. He was
married ln the same year to Miss
Amalia Koch, and the couple observed
their golden wedding anniversary here
In October, 1898. Mrs. Otto died in
It was in 1866 that Mr. Otto came
to this country, bringing with him his
family. They settled at White Water,
Wis., where they resided Ave years,
and then came to Rock Island. From
the time of his arrival in Rock Island
until 1904 he worked at his trade of
shoemaker. For many years he con
ducted a shop on Seventh avenue be
tween Fourteenth-and-a-half and Fif
Leave 99 Graadchlldrea.
.Mr. Otto is survived by his son-in-law,
Mr. Selle, with whom he made
his home; two daughters, Mrs. Charles
Fiebig and Mrs. Gustave Ranner, Rock
Island, and two sons, Julius Otto, Pre
emption, and Paul Otto, Chicago. He
is also survived by 26 grandchildren
and 14 great-grandchildren.
Deceased was a life long member of
the German Lutheran church, and had
been a member of the German Luther
an church of Rock Island since his res
idence here. The funeral will be held
tomorrow afternoon -at 2 o'clock from
the Selle residence, with services at
2:30 at the German Lutheran church.
Rev. Ph. Wilhelm, pastor of the church,
will conduct the services, and inter
ment will be in the German Lutheran
Mrs. SUaa' Spraame.
Last night at 11:50 occurred the
death of Mrs. Edna Sprague, wife of
Silas Sprague, at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Sadie Bender, 2851 Sev
enth avenue. She had been ailing a
month with neuralgia of the heart.
Deceased was born in County Mon
eghan, Ireland. June 30, 1842. In 1856
she came to this country with her par;
fents, who settled, on-a, farm Hear Milan.
Her maiden name was Miss Edna John
son. In 1866 she and Mr. Sprague
were united in marriage. Mrs. Sprague
was a member of the First Methodist
Besides her husband, she is survived
by five children: Mrs. Sadie Bender
and Mrs. John H. Johnston,' Rock Is
land; Mrs. H. A. Wright, Davenport;
Mrs. F. C Babcock, Blue Island, and
Silas Sprague, Blue Island. She is
also survived by a brother, Thomas E.
Johnston, Montezuma, Iowa, and five
grandchildren. Silas Bender, Hazel and
LeRoy Johnston, Rock Island; Irene
Babcock and Adelaide Sprague. Blue
Mrs. F. C. Babcock and Silas Sprague
of Blue Island are expected here this
evening to attend the funeral of their
mother, the arrangements for which
will be made later.
Mn. S. E. Hamilton.
Word was received here this morn
ing of the death of Airs. Myra Hamil
ton of this city at the home of her
sister, Mrs. Boyd, at Sioux City, Iowa.
Death came yesterday afternoon
at 4:30. after an illness of sev
eral months with a complication
of diseases. Her husband, Samuel E.
Hamilton, left Thursday night for
Sioux City. Interment will be at Sioux
Citj. Mrs. Hamilton was born Nov.
24, 1878, and has resided in Rock
Island for the past 10 years, coming
here with her husband from Sioux
City. .The family residence i3 at 1018
Fourteenth-and-a-half street. Besides
her husband, Mrs. Hamilton is sur
vived by two children, Eunice and Ed
win; three elsters. Mrs. J. A. Boyd
and Mrs. J. S. Hunter, Slqux City and
Mrs. J. A. Mallory, Omaha; a brother,
F. 'J. Downing1, Rock Island, and her
father, John Downing, Sioux City.
. Hofer Funeral.
The funeral of Mrs. Catherine Hofer
wa3 held this morning at 9:30 from
the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. W.
Mosher, 4309 Seventh avenue. The
services were conducted by Rev. I. O.
Nothstein, pastor of Grace English
Lutheran church. The remains were
taken to Andalusia and services were
conducted from tfie Baptist church
therje this afternoon at 1:30. Burial
was in the cemetery at Andalusia.
Today in the Markets
Chicago, May 7. Following are the
quotations on the market todiy :
May, 113, 115V4, 113. 115.
July. 104, 105, 104. 105. ,
September, 102. 103, 102, 103V4.
- Corn. .
May. 61, 61, 60. 61.
July, 63, 63, 62. 62.
September, 64, 64 Vi, 63, 63.
May, 42. 42, 42, 42.
July. 40, 40, 40; 40.
September, 39, 39, 38, 38.
May, 22.00, 22.15, 21.87. 22.15.
..July. 22.35, 22.37. 22.10. 22.35.
. September, 22.27, 22.37, 22.17. 22.37.
tajca.. .a. 12-ih,.
July, 12.50, 12.65, 12.40, 1265.
September, 12.42, 12.55, 12.35, 12.55.
May, 12.45, 12.52, 12.42, 12.55.
July, 12.32. 12.40, 12.25, 12.37.
September. 12.32, 12.32, 12.23. 12.32r
Receipts today Wheat 6, corn 51.
oats 124, hogs 10,000, cattle 300, 6heep
Estimated receipts Monday Wheat
10, corn 59, cats 111, hogs 30,000.
Hog market opened 5 cents lower.
Hogs left over 1,600. Light 9.35 9.62,
mixed and butchers 9.309.67, good
heavy 9.309.65, rough heavy ' 9.30
Cattle market opened steady.
Sheep market opened steady.
Hegs at Omaha 3.000, cattle none.
Hogs at Kansas City .2,500. cattle 200.
Hog market closed 20 to 25 cents
lower than yesterday. Bulk 9.359.45,
light 9.15 9.50, mixed and butchers
9.159.55, good heavy 9.159.52, rough
Cattle market closed steady. -
Sheep market closed steady.
.Liverpool market closed today on ac
count of death of King Edward.
. Northwestern receipts Minneapolis,
today 126. last week 130, last year lttl
Duluth, today 20, last week 30, last
New- York, May 7. Reserve, in
crease $2,010,375; less U. S. increase
$3,998,100; loans, decrease $23,43S,200;
specie, increase $1,332,200; legals, de
crease $2,700,300; deposits, decrease,
$21,477,900; circulation, decrease $225,-
New York Stocks. '
New York, May 7. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
Union Pacific 180
U. S. Steel common 82
Rock Island common 44
Southern Pacific .125
New York Central 119
Missouri Pacific 69
Great Northern .
Northern Pacific .
L. & N
c. & a ...... . .
B. R. 7.
B. & O.
Atchison ...... ..108
Locomotive .... ...... ..... 47
St. Paul 139
ReDublic Steel common 33
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Rock Island, May 7. Following are
the wholesale prices on the local mar
Live poultry Hens, per pound, 14c.
Butter Dairy, 26c; creamery, 3L
Fresh Egifc 21.
Potatoes 30c to 35c
Lard 15c. , t
Feed and Fuel. .-.
Grain Corn, 65-68c; oats. 47. .
Forage Timothy hay, $15 to $17;
wild hay, $12 to $14 ; straw, $8.
Coal Lump, per bushel, 15c; slack,
Wood $4.50 per load.
Stork -Brings Farmer "Quads."
Sycamore, 111., May" 7. De Kalb
county's birth record was broken last
night when to Mr. and Mrs. John Al
Continues Monday and Tuesday
For the benefit of our patrons who have not been able to Tisit oar
hair goods demonstration and exhibit, we wish to announce that we will
continue this exhibition for two days, Monday and Tuesday. Be sure
to visit this exhibition and see the I nrurious epecimena of genuine
Every Requirement for Correct Coiffure Specially Priced.
$8.00 turban braids, made of two
separate switches; can be separ
ated and worn in any style, good
quality, all shades 00
$5.00 braids, 36 inches long,
An Expert French Hair Dresser will Dress
Your Hair Free of Charge.
ing about four pounds. The Johnsons
live on a farm four miles east of Syca
more. NEW BRIDGE NEARLY .DONE
Iowa Central's Million Dollar Struc
ture at Keithfrburg Open Soon.
According to the present plans of
Iowa Central oflBcials the new $1,000,-
.Not a Single Habit-Forming
Narcotic, Deleterious or Poisonous
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some of the advantages
r" 1 VJTWS ,Mf, IrUU.ll. 1
It has a Cabinet Top with shelf for keeping plates and food
hot. Drop shelves for the,' coffee pot or saucepans, and nickeled
It has long turquoise-blue enamel chimneys. The nickel
finish, with the bright blueof the chimneys, makes the stove very
attractive and invites cleanliness. . Made with 1, 2 and 3 burners;
the 2 and 3-burner stoves c"an be had with or without Cabinet.
CACTI01UBT OTE : Ic tart ym f et tMsktoe-cc Out Ike uic-plaie re4s KEW rEirtCnOK."
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to the Bearcat cencjr of th
Standard Oil Company
( incorporated )
$25.00 coronet or turban braids,
made of two switches of the very
finest French hair; 36 inches long
regular $25 value 50
$1.00 turban crowns,
special at 50o
000 bridge over the - Mississippi at
Keithsburg will be opened probably
tomorrow or if not then early next
Breaks Running Record.
Ithaca, N.-Y.. May 7. In the Iwo
mile run today T. S. Berna of Cornell
broke the Intercollegiate record of 9
minutes 27 3-5 second by one second.
No Heat Except
Dishes hot food well
cooked kitchen cool. No
underdone food no
overheated kitchen in
summer. Everything hot
when wanted. Heat un
der perfect control and
The blue flame i? all
heat no smoke no
odor no dirt."" These arc
in using the
fred Johnson were born quadruplets,
tirM ka wd on tAA. ll.