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THE ROCK ISHAND 'ARGUS. MONDAY. MAY 16, 1910.
Mary DuBois Marquis
Passes Away in 83d
BEEN ILL ONLY TWO WEEKS
Airs. Robert Kuschmann, Resident
Here Since 1869, Answers
Final Summons. ;
Mrs.Mary DuBois Marquis died last
night" at 10 o'clock at the home of her
son, Dr. W. S. Marquis. 726 Twenty-
third street. She had been 111 several
weeks with complications of diseases
superinduced by inrmlties of age.
Mrs. Marquis was born April 9, 18
at Carlisle Station, Warren county,
Ohio. Her father, Daniel DuBois, was
a cabinet maker in early life, but in
pioneer days removed from New Jer
sey, his native state, to Carlisle, Ohio,
where he owned and operated a large
. farm. Mary DuBois was first married
to Dr. John Treon DuBois, and by that
union had one son, Louis Stanley Du
Bois, whose present residence is Pasa
dena, Cal. Dr. DuBois died two years
after their marriage.
Several years later Mrs. DuBois was
married to, Rev, James Edgar Mar
quia, and to this union were born three
sons and two daughters, Dr. William
Stevenson Marquis, pastor of Broad
way Presbyterian church, Rock Island ;
Frank Marquis, cashier of the 'People's
bank of Bloomlngton, and Chalmers C.
Marquis of the Pantagraph, Blooming-
ton. The daughters, Lottie Marquis
and Mrs. Laura Green, preceded their
mother in death. -Shortly
after her marriage to Rev.
Mr. Marquis, the family removed to
Bloomlngton, 111., residing there for a
year, and then moving to Elm wood,
Peoria county. In 1858. Mr. Marquis
died Feb. 23, 1863, while pastor of the
Presbyterian church at Elmwood. Mrs.
Marquis returned to Bloomlngton for
residence In 1S69 to educate her chil
dren. The later years of her life have
been spent at the home of Dr. Marquis
In this city.
Mrs. Marqulfl'ontH her death retain
ed her membership In the Second Pres
byterian church of Bloomlngton. She
had been affiliated with the Presby
terian church 60 years. For the greater
part of the past 10 years she had made
her heme here with tho family of her
son, and in that time had come to be
well known in . the city, especially
among the members of the Broadway
congregation, to all of whom she en
deared herself by her sweetness of
character, motherly devotion and the
l'urity of her Christian life. Despite
hor advanced years, until the last her
mind was as active as one half her age.
The funeral service will be held to
morrow afternoon at 4:30 from Broad
way Presbyterian church. Rev. W. G.
Dglcvee, assistant pastor of the church,
will conduct the services. The remains
will be taken to Elmwood, 111., and
interment will be by . her loved ones
hi God'a acre there.
Mrs. Robert Knurlimann.
Mrs. Robert Kuschmann died yes
terday morning at 4:30 at the family
residence, 635 Twenty-second street,
after an illness of two weeks with con
gestion of the lungs. She was born
June 12, 1834, in Thel Eitter, Germany.
Her maiden name was Miss Louisa
Range. In 1865. she came to" Rock Isl
and and after residing here two years
returned to Germany, where she was
married in 1867 to Robert Kuschmann.
Mr. and Mrs. Kuschmann came to Rock
Island-in 1869 from Germany and had
resided here since that time. During
her long residence here she had gained
a large host of frinds who will be
grieved by her death. She attended
Broadway Presbyterian church, al
though not a member.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Kusch
mann is survived by three children,
F. R. Kuschmann, Mrs. Lena Tiede
mann and Mrs. Edith Hildebrandt, all
of -Rock Island, and a brother, Louis
Range, also of this city.
The funeral will be held tomorrow
Will make all kintfs
castings for everybody;
contractors, carpenters ft
and manufacturers who
have more casting than
the capacity of their foun
dries can turn out will find
us ready and eqi:; ' 'or
Remember we make the
Lorenzen Improved Mow
er. It has stood the test
against the leading makes.
Corner Fourth St.
VTI 1 i
ana inira Ave.
afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home.
the services there to be conducted by
Dr. W. S. Marquis, pastor pf Broadway"
Presbyterian church. Rev. W. G. Ogle
vee, assistant pastor of the church,
will conduct the services at the grave.
Burial will be In Chlppiannock ceme
Martin D. Jloy.
Martin B. Hoy died yesterday morn
ing at 9:40 at his residence, 1416 Four
te'enth street, after an illness of four
weeks with a complication of diseases
Deceased was born In Kolding, Den
mark, March 18, 1873, and came to
this country in 1895 and settled in Chi
cago, where he lived till the outbreak
of the Spanish-American war when he
enlisted, together with his brother,
Ole Hoy, as a private in the 1st Illinois
cavalry. He served throughout tht
war and after its close received hon
orable discharge. While in tnis war
he contracted malaria fever, which
greatly undermined his health Since
last September he had lived in Rock
Island and was engaged as landscape
gardener and superintendent by Miss
Sue Denkmann. His work on her
property had been splendidly done. Mr.
Hoy was united in marriage six years
ago to Miss Marga Bruhns. Besides
his wife he is survived by two sons,
Verner and Thomas, the latter a two-
weeks-old baby. A brother, Ole Hoy,
Chicago, arrived here yesterday. The
remains were taken to Chicago this
afternoon at 12:40 over the Rock Isl
and and the funeral will be held in that
city Wednesday. Deceased was a mem
ber of Norden lodge 699, I. O. O. F.,
Chicago, and during his illness was
cared for by Ucal lodge 608, Rock
Andrew D. Cfarl.
Andrew B. Carl, for several years an
engineer on the Rock Island road, died
at the home of his brother, James Carl,
925 Twenty-third street, at 10:45 Sat.
urday night of a complication of dis
eases with which he had been a suf
ferer for some time. . The funeral oc
curred from the number given at 2
o'clock this afternoon. Rev. Marion
Humpsreys, pastor of the Central
Presbyterian church, officiating, as
sisted by Dr. W. S. Marquis. The pall
bearers were William McConochie, C.
E. Eberhardt, J. O. Fossoe, L. H. Mor
gan, H. A. J. McDonald and H. P.
Simpson. The interment was in Chlp
Mr. Carl came of a family of railroad
engineers. At one time five brothers
were running engines out of this city,
the others being James Carl, at whose
home he. died, Thomas Carl, now in
California, Edward, who was killed in
a wreck near New Orleans In 1872,
and Cornelius, who died In this city in
He was born at Mount Clemens.
Mich., 74 years ago, Sept. 17 last, and
began his career in the cab on the old
Detroit, Grand Haven & Milwaukee
road. Then he railroaded In the south
until the outbreak of the civil war.
He was then running an engine In the
passenger service on the New Orleans
& Jackson railroad, and when the ear
ly disturbance began he joined the
New Orleans home guard. Later when
it developed that civil war was Immin
ent he took his engine and brought
his sister and a number of railroad
men out of New Orleans on wood
passes and came north, enlisting his
sympathies with the union. He worked
on a number of roads and m lobz en
tered the service of the Rock Island,
pulling freight and passenger trains
between Rock Island and Chicago. It
was during this time that his four
brothers were similarly employed.
Later he went to Peoria where he was
in the employ of the T., P. & W.; thi
with the Keokuk & Des Moines Valley,
and still later with the Milwaukee,
running out of Chicago and out of
Minneapolis. His- last railroading was
in California. For 25 years he had
resided in this city. He was regarded
as a competent engineer. He was of a
pleasant disposition and was well liked
by all who knew him.
He was a widower and leaves two
brothers, James of Rock Island,
Thomas In California, and a sister,
Mrs. David Boyd of Andover, S. D.
Louis Arthur Reeves.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Reeves, Daven
port, have received news of the death
at Seattle, Wash., of their son, Louis
Arthur Reeves, formerly of this city,
Suffering with tuberculosis, last fall
he went to Colorado in the hopes of
benefiting his health. Later he remov
ed to Salt Lake and thence to Seattle
Deceased was born in Rock Island,
Dec. 26, 1871. He leaves a daughter.
Eileen Reeves, In this city. There sur
vive also hl3 parents and two brothers.
Emmett and Cable Reeves.
The funeral of Frederick Ehleb was
held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock
from the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Bertha Aster, 603 Seventeenth street.
The services were conducted by Dr. R.
B. Williams, pastor of the First Meth
odist church. The sons and grandsons
of deceased acted a3 pallbearers.
Burial was in the family lot itf" Chlp
The funeral of Mrs. tfuliett Knittle
was held yesterday afternoon at 4
o'clock from the home of her son,
David Knittle, 1918 Third avenue.
The services were conducted by Dr. H.
W. Reed, pastor of the First Baptist
church. The pallbearers were sons of
deceased. Burial was in Chlppiannock
BIKE THIEF IS BUSY
Wheel Belonging to Lloyd Tucker Is
Stolen from Yard Yesterday.
Yesterday afternoon a bicycle was
stolen from the yard In the rear of
the Tucker printing office on Second
avenue. The wheel was the proper
ty of Lloyd Tucker, son of . N. P.
Tucker, and had just, been placed
in back of the shop 10 minutes be
fore the theft was discovered. The
wheel was a black frame, was equip
ped with a coaster brake and new
tires. It is valued at $14.
GIRLS FLEE HOME
"Miss Nobody From Starland"
Loses Two Members o
COULD NOT BE DISSUADED
Mina and Vera Harrington Draw Sal.
aries and Hurry to Side of Their
Parents in Ohio.
-After the performance of '.'Miss No
body from Starland" at the Illinois
theatre last evening,, the manager of
the comnany was approached by two ot
his prettiest chorus girls who demand
ed that they be given what money
they had coming to them, as they had
decided to leave at otfee and go back
to their homes in Ohio.
The girls are the Harrington sisters,
Mina and Vera, and their reason for
going home on such short notice was
that they were convinced that the
world was coming to an end when it
became enveloped In the tail of the
comet Wednesday, and they said that
they desired to die with their parents
whom they have neglected consiuera
bly since taking to the road, and with
whom they desire to be at the end.
Do Not Believe Scientists.
The girls could not be prevailed upon
to. remain with the company, though
the statements of the foremost astron
omers concerning the absence of any
danger were given them. .They re
ceived their money and hurried home
kard. JUMPS OUT OF AUTO;
IS SERIOUSLY HURT
Mrs. Martha Vil Aged 70, Sus.
tains Broken lib Cap and
Mrs. Martha Willis, 1103 Sevv Xeenth
street, was seriously injured V day
afternoon while automobile riding w
Dr. and Mrs. Ell Bradford. The party
was driving along Sixth avenue in Mo-
Une when Dr. Bradford, who was driv
ing the car, was turning aside to go
around an Ice wagon. Mrs. Willis
thought that an accident could not be
avoided, and Jumped from the machine,
Her left knee cap was broken and she
was otherwise bruised. Mrs. Willis is
70 years of age.
Hazel Lundahl, who resides at Third
street, East Mollne, was painfully in
jured yesterday morning while on her
way to attend church with her mother
and a girl friend, when a Midland test
car ran over her. Her wrist was
sprained and her head bruised
PUPILS IN SCHOOLS
TO HEAR VETERANS
Jo tin Buford Post Delegates Members
to Talk on Memorial Day Sig
nificance. jonn uuiora post, ii. a. K., at a
meeting at Memorial hall Saturday ev
enlng, named those of its members
who are to speak to the public School
pupils on the significance of Memorial
day. At the high school the exercises
will be held May 25, and the speakers
will be Wiliam McConochie, Thomas
Campbell and W. H. Carpenter. In the
grade schools the exercises will be
held May 27. The assignments at the
several schools are as follows:
Lincoln Thomas Campbell and J.
w asnington p. J. Wagner and
Kemble P. F. Cox and F. A. Shull.
Irving P. J. Heverling and W. F.
Eugene Field William Payne and
E. M. Wilcox.
Grant Thomas Manuel and M. T.
Longfellow W. F. Schroeder and
Horace" Mann J. E.
Larkin and H.
Hawthorne W. H. Carpenter and
AT THEY. M. C. A.
The B. G. M. boys had a scientific
program at their meeting yesterday af
ternoon. Leo Stevens gave a most In
teresting talk on the comet, and Sec-,
retary Smedley used a series of elec
trical experiments to Illustrate some
moral teachings. There was the usual
large attendance and warm Interest.
Applications for camp are beginning
to come In. Dean Ingalls put in the
first application, A large number are
talking of going, and they should re
member that it will be necessary, for
the good of the camp, for them to get
their applications filed promptly. The
tents will not be engaged, and the oth
er final arrangements made, until
enough applications are In to indicate
the number who are actually going.
As it becomes increasingly difficult to
get tents later In the season, some
boys may have to be left at home if
they do not get their names In soon
enough to have the tents engaged In
advance. No applications can be re
ceived after June 1, at the latest.
TALKS TO SCHOOLMASTERS
Charles Grille, Davenport, Discusses
"The Art of Public Speaking."
The last meeting until fall was
held by the Trl-City Schoolmasters'
club Saturday evening at the Watch
Tower. The principal speaker on the
program was Charles Grllk of Dav-
enport, whose topic was "The Art .of
Public Speaking." Impromptu talks
were made by Hope Thompson, Sup
erintendent H. B. Hayden of the
schools of this city, F. J. Sessions,
head of the Soldiers' Orphans' Homa
in Davenport, and S. J. Ferguson,
county superintendent. . E. S. Kind
ley of the Silvis schools recltod sev
eral original poems. The next meet
ing of the club will be in the fall
after tne resumption of school. At
that time It will be reorganized and
the meetings continue'd.
Mrs. S. H. Chase of San Frariclsco
is visiting with her sister, Mrs. E.
E. Lloyd, , .
F. H. Kelly returned last night from
Chicago, where he spent several days
Mrs. Henry Redicker left this nooq
for a short visit in Chicago with
friends and relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Rice have broken
up housekeeping and taken apartments
at the New Harper.
R. E. Meyer of Peoria, formerly of
Rock Island, was visiting with friends
In the city Saturday.
W. S. Pidcock, formerly of Cordova,
now of Chicago, was in the city today
on his way home from Denver.
Dr. H. G. Trent will leave tomorrow
night to attend the convention of the
Illinois Dental society at Springfield.
Mrs. Pearl Seeley, who has been vis
iting her parents In this city for sev
eral weeks, returned to Chicago today.
Mrs. Herman Brehmer, son Robley
and sister, have arrived from their
home in Seattle for a visit with Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas Voigt.
Miss Phoebe Brooks, who has been
visiting with friends and relatives here
for several days past, has returned to
her home in Kansas City, Mo.
Bishop M. Edward Fawcett of the
Episcopal diocese of Qulncy spent last
night and Saturday night at the Har
per, having visited Osco yesterday.
Louis McCracken left today for
Galesburg, where he will enter upon
his new duties as traveling salesman
for the American Tobacco company.
Dr, J. E. White, superintendent of
the Modern Woodmen tuberculosis san
itarium at Colorado Springs, arrived
yesterday to attend the meeting of the
urs. v. n. iuaewig ana Aipert in.
eller left today for Danville. Dr.
Luu ls goes as delegate to the 111-
nois Xe Medical society which meets
there fu the next three days, while
Dr. MuelK will attend the county
medical soclt. secretaries' conference,
The Misses Ada Hemenway and
Mary Bromley It- " this morning for
Washington, D. C, x'here they will at
tend the world s Sua "y school con
vention which convenes there tomor
row morning and will be in session for
a week. From there they 'VU go to
New York and Boston and othei noints
In the east. '
Representative and Mrs. Henry L.
Wheelan returned from Chicago Sat
urday night and Mr. Wheelan left this
morning for a short stay at Colfax,
Iowa, for his health. He was ill whea
he went to Chicago as a witness be
fore the grand jury and his physician
advised him against going unless it
was absolutely necessary, as he was
threatened with acute appendicitis,
which attacked him Monday night and
drove him to his bed, where he re
nalned all week. Mr. Wheelan states
the cross examination before the grand
jury Monday was not eevere, but the
fatigue of being on his feet and not
being permitted to sit while giving tes
timony aggravated his sickness.
To Attend State Convention.
Judge R. W. Olmsted will attend the
state convention of county and probate
Judges Wednesday and Thursday at
Springfield and the county court will
not be In session during that time.
W. C. T. U. Meeting.
The monthly meeting of the Wom
an's Christian Temperance union will
be held tomorrow afternoon at 3
o'clock at the home of Mrs. Mudge,
754 Seventeenth street. The topic will
be "Foreign Mission Day."
WOfMN IS ALONE
WHEN END COMES
Mrs. Hannah McCarthy Found
Dead in Home, 209 Sev
. enth Street.
DISCOVERY i BY A NEIGHBOR
Coroner's Jury on Physician's Teeti
mony. Assigns Heart Failure
as the Cause.
Mrs. Hannah McCarthy, 209 Sev
enth street, was discovered dead at
her home yesterday afternoon at
5:30 by her neighbor, Mrs. Henry
Kale. Mrs. McCarthy had not been
seen during the day, and. Mrs. Kale
went for a call at her home. She
rapped on the window of Mrs. Mo
Carthy's bouse, but received no re
sponse. She then went to the back
door and finding it unlocked, opened
it and entered the kitchen. No one
was in the kitchen and she stepped
into the next room which had been
darkened. As she entered the room
she stumbled over an object which
was lying on the floor. Upon raising
one of the curtain shades, she dis
covered that it was the body of Mrs.
Mrs. Kale called her' husband and
some neighbors and they placed the
body on a couch and summoned Cor
oner J. F. Rose and Undertaker C.
R. Wheelan. Mr. Rose conducted an
inquest. The testimony of Mrs. Kale
and Dr. G. G. Craig. Sr., was heard.
AIUbk tow a Tr.
Mrs. Kale told of her discovery of
the body and Dr. Craig stated that
for some time past he had been treat
ing deceased and that the condition
of her heart was bad. He bad last
seen her a week ago and at that time
he advised her to remain quiet in her
home. He stated that she had been
ailing since the death of her hus
band a year ago. The verdict of the
jury was that deceased's death was
caused by heart failure.
Mrs. McCarthy was born in Coal
Valley and was 45 years of age.
There are no Immediate surviving
relatives. The funeral will be held
at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning from
St. Joseph's church. The services
will be conducted by Dean J. J.
Qulnn, rector of the church, and bur
ial will be In Calvary cemetery.
HOUSE IS DAMAGED
$500 BY SUNDAY FIRE
Family of Fred Patteenw, 1834 Forty-fourth
Street, Saves Per
A story-and-a-half frame house at
1334 Forty-fourth street, owned by
Fred Schatteman and occupied by
Fred Patteeuw, was damaged by fire
yesterday morning at 11:45. The
fire was caused either by sparks
from the chimney or a defective
chimney. The loss will reach $500
and Is covered by Insurance. All of
the personal effects were carried out
of the house before the flames reach
SOCIABLE FOR MINISTERS
Alliance Making Arrangements for
Affair to Be Held Jane 6.
The regular mee.ting of the Min
isterial alliance was held this morn
ing at 10:30 at the Y. M. C. A. chap
el. Rev. Marion Humphreys conduct
ed the devotional study, from Mat
thew 14:1-12. Rev. E. T. McFarlana
was to have presented a paper, but
was unable to be present. His- paper
will be read at some future meeting.
The sociable for the pastors and their
wives was discussed and will be held
June 6, but no other definite ar
rangements for it were completed.
The annual outing of the trl-clty pas-
tors to Clinton was also brought up
We are going to give away
two Estate Gas Ranges : : : :
I G DEMONSTRATION
May- 18, 19 20, 21
Old M. y K. Store Room
SEE PAPERS TOMORROW
Will not cut down our
prices more than we have
done on these specials
Queen Olives, quart 40c
Dill pickles, gallon 25c
Sour pickles, gallon ..... 2 So
Lingon berries, gallon .. 25o
Anchovies, three pounds . 25o
Prunes, extra large California,
four pounds 25c
Dundee milk, 12 cans ... 40c
Corn, six cans ......... 470
Peas, six cans 47c
Tomatoes, six cans .... 470
Pumpkin, six cans 470
Lye, six cans 470
Lu Lu washing powder,
six cans 45q
.White Line washing powder,
12 packages 45q
Bulk starch, seven pounds 25 c
Fancy dried pears, pound IfJo
Ppund 17 120
Buttermilk soap, three
bars in box 10c
Witchhazel soap, three bars in
Cucumber and glycerine soap,
three bars in box 10c
Matches, five boxes 20c
Yeast Foam, package 3 c
Maple syrup, gallon .. $1.25
We still have a supply of bulk garden seeds of extra
Eaco flour best that money can buy.
but no definite ac-
The steamer Helen Blair left this
afternoon at 4 o'clock on its first
regular trip of the season between
Rock Island and Burllngtpn. The
Hflen Blair takes the place of the
Carnival City Packet company steam
er Columbia, whichhas been in the
tri-weekly service during the season
between this city and Burlington.
The Columbia will be taken .to the
Davenport harbor for repairs and will
be put into service the latter part
of the month. " .
ALL WHITE BARBER SHOP
A. E. Lamp Installing Xew Fixtures
In Harper House Establishment.
A. E. Lamp, proprietor of the New
Harper barber shop, is installing por
celain chairs and wall fixtures to
match are to follow. It is his pur
pose to have an all-white shop.
' A W W I
OWL CAR SWTS TONIGHT
Half Hour Service to Be Inaugurated
on the Bridge Line.
Beginning tonight the Trl-City
Railway company will provide half
hour service through the night on
the bridge line. The car will be run
betwen midnight and 5:40. the reg
ular service resuming at the latter
Thrown from Automobile.
E. R. Maloney, 1917 EJgh'h avenue,
official reporter In the circuit court,
was Injured slightly when thrown out
of an automobile at Forty-sixth street
and Seventh avenue at 6 o'clock Sat
urday evening. Mr. Maloney was the
only passenger. The mishap was due
to the efforts of the driver to avoid a
collision with a small boy who mas
crossing the street The car was turn
ed into the curb, and the suddenness
of the stop pitched Mr. Maloney into
news aU the time The