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XHE ROCK ISCAyP ARGUS, SATURDAY. Sjs-i:.kMBER 2, 191T.
Falls Through Skylight. Arising
during the night in his sleep, T. Snider
fell through a skylight at his rooming
apartments ., over Knueppel & Ott's
harness shop on West Second street,
and was only slightly bruised. He was
at his work again yesterday with onlv
a cut wrist.
Charges Defamation. Alleging that
the acts of the defendant has brought
about a defamation of her character,
Ethel Fuller yesterday filed suit
against George Christopolis for the
sum of 13,000. She alleges that he had
her arrested on Aug. 17 for disturbing
the peace and a6crts that th cas?
was dismissed. She further claims
that the defendant is a dangerous man,
inasmuch as he always carries a re
volver, and that he threatened to kill
her. Attorneys McGuirk. & Collins ap
pear for her.
WOMAN PEACE CHAMPION SAYS QUEEN OF -ENGLAND
WILL BE CREA T POWER FOR GOOD
Sues Railway Company. Suit against
the Tri-City Railway company for the
cum of $18,000 has been filed in the
district court by Attorney William
Chamberlin in behalf of Grant Bitter
man. The plaintiff alleges that on
May 31. while in the employ of the de
fendant company as lineman, he wa?
working on top of a pole, when the
pole broke and threw him to the pave
ment. He alleges negligence on the
part of the defendant company and
cltims his Injuries are permanent. The
accident happened at Fourth and Har
Licensed to Wed. Robert Cramer,
Sunbury. and Minnie Hoist. Benneth;
Dr. Arthur H. Rocker, New York city,
and Ida Stark, Davenport; Andrew
l.ambe and Katie Zabasky, Davenport.
To Go to Rome. Another student
will be sent -to Rome to be educated
at the expense of the diocese of Dav
enport at the American college. Thom
as C. Donohue of the graduating class
of St. Ambrose college has been se
lected. Mr. Donohue's home is in Hol
brook. Iowa. He graduated with high
honors from St. Ambrose last June.
He will leave early in October for
Rome. He was a member of the foot
ball team last year.
Obituary Record. John A. Showalter
died at his borne 1n Bettendorf yes
terday morning at 2 o'clock after an
illness of several weeks' duration, at
the age of 83 years. He was born in
Pennsylvania in 1S28, and had been a
resident of Scott county for over 59
years. For the paBt three years he
had made his home in Bettendorf. De
ceased was married in Davenport to
Pridgct Norton, who survives him. He
Is also survived by four sons, R. G.,
William E., and Maurice Showalter of
Bettendorf and H. A. Showalter of
Mrs. Emily Comatock Pfabe passed
away yesterday morning at 5:30
o'clock at her home, 20462 West
Third street, after a long illness, at
the age of 31 years.' She was .born in
Ohio Aug. 20, 1S77, and received her
- education in Alblne, Mich. Later she
moved to Davenport. She was mar
ried in Clinton, Oct. 30, 1907, to Rich
ard Pfabe, who survives her. She Is
also survived by one sister, Mrs. S. H.
Harding, and (wobrothers, Scott and
Fred Comstock, all of Chicago. The
funeral will be held at the late resi
dence, 2046V West Third street, Sun
day afternoon at 2 o'clock, and will be
private. Interment will be in Oakdale
Mrs. Hilda Marie Murray passed
away yesterday morning at 8:30
o'clock at the home of her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Adam Eekstrand, 933
Grand avenue. She was horn in. Jon
koring, Sweden, Nov. 19. 1890. -and
was 20 years of age at the time of her
death. She was married to Edward
Murray June 2, 1910. Besides her hus
band she is survived by her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Adam Eekstrand: five
brothers. Carl. John, Henry, Arthur
and Albert Eekstrand. and two sisters,
Ruth and Edna Eekstrand. all of this
city. The funeral will be held at the
Boies chapel Sunday afternoon at 2:30
o'clock. Interment will be in Oakdale
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Mrs. Elmer E. Black, chairmanof the American Peaoa and Arbitra
tion League, has returned from Europ with the declaration In an In
terview, that Queen Mary of England is not merely a figurehead, but
exerts great influence for the good of her people.
cover' led to his discharge by a rail
way company for which he worked all
that time, Louis N. Bagby, aged 28,
shot and killed himself today.
Wooden Leg. No Work, Dead.
St. Paul, Ky.. Sept. 2. Hiding for
f ve years the fact that he had a wood,
en leg, and despondent when the dls-
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ingles returned
home Friday from Monmouth, where
they attended the Chautauqua for
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Samuelson re
turned home Friday after a 10 days'
trip through Minnesota and Dakota.
Mrs. Ralph Johnston of near Pre
emption came Saturday to visit her
parents, Mr. and Mrs William Gibson,
, William Gibson, Jr., and wife of Osk
aloosa, Iowa, took the morning traiu
in Sherrard Monday for an extended
trip in the west. They will return to
Sherrard before they leave for their
home. Their son William is staying
with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
William GibBon, while they are on
Mrs. Amil Carlson and sister, Miss
Millie Thor, returned home Wednes
day from Moline and Milan after a few
days' visit with relatives.
Mrs. Julia Parks and baby of Rock
Island came Wednesday for a visit
with her mother, Mrs. Jane Frew.
Mrs. Kate Logan and Mrs. Eliza
beth Dixon returned to Kewanee
Thursday after a two weeks' visit with
their niece, Mrs. Gumey Farrow.
The ball team of Washington, Iowa,
played in Sherrard Friday aud Satur
day. They defeated the Sherrard boys
James Gibson returned to Marshall
town, Iowa, last week after a week's
visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
John Nelson visited with his moth
er, Mrs. Alma Nelson, at Mathersville,
Miss Agnes Robertson went to Math
ersville Sunday for a week's visit with
Mrs. John O'Mealia and three young
est children returned home Saturday
after a week's visit with her fcisters,
Mrs. Henry Wilson of Taylor Ridge
and Mrs. George Dowsett of Mathers
ville. Mrs. Vance Sherrard is visiting her
son. Ernes Sherrard. and wife at
Mrs. John Meurling of Taylor Ridge
is visiting Mrs. Vance Sherrard. ,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Davison of Har
vey, 111., visited his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Davison, for a week.
They left Wednesday for Moline for a
visit before their return home.
Mrs. James Dodds returned home
Wednesday from Moline after a few
days' visit with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Plummer.
The Misses Beatrice Minteer and
Myrtle Vanatta returned home Sun
day from a week's visit in West Lib
C. L. Boyles has been visiting at
the home of Marion Boyles in Cflbson,
About 125 people attended the G. A.
R. and Woman's Relief Corps picnic
at H. E. Ketzle's home last Wednes
day. Mrs. Martha Patmore and the Misses
Merrimaxi and St. Peters of Nebraska
visited at the home of Mrs. J. C. Mc
Coiiiiell last week.
Miss Ruth Walt returned home Sal
urday from an extended visit in Cali
fornia. Mrs. R. M. West of Kalanmzco,
Mich., is visiting her daughter, Mrs.
C. C. Johnson.
Mrs. G. H. Fassctt, Mrs. Ella Whea
ton -and the Misses Pearl Fassett and
Iva Johnson returned home Friday
Mrs. Will Clark of Alexis returned
home Monday after a week's visit with
her parents. Mr. and Mrs. .John J.ffi
lett. Mrs. Gust Olseu and daughter Mae
were in the tri-cities Monday.
Mrs. Walker and daughter Alta of
Moline were guests last week of Mrs.
Ilaefele and Mrs. Davis.
Miss Lillian Morgan of Sherrard is
the guebt of Mrs. J. A. Gauley.
R. P. Wait went to Gibson, Iowa,
A large number of people from Rey
nolds and vicinity went to the harvest
home picnic at Norwood Wednesday.
The Epworth league held a business
meeting Tuesday evening at the par
sonage. The Misses Dora Snow, Eliza Wea
ver and Ida Millett are attending the
Baptists' County association meeting
Rev. J. K. Leigh spent Monday in
The Woman's Missionary society
held the annual tea at the home of
Mrs. John Parks Thursday.
In a Horse Race. Fast horses, not
speeding autos, were the cause for the
arrest and fining of Robert Kroeger of
South Moline Thursday. His competi
tor In the race which ended disas
trously for him was Dr. S. R. Kennedy,
veterinary eurgeon. "Doc," It seems,
had been driving his prize stallion at
a fast clip, passing all the farmers'
rigs and throwing dust in his wake.
He was arrested Thursday afternoon
and charged with fast driving. Instead
of pleading guilty, he raised a wail
and blamed Kroeger for the race. He
says' Kroeger cracked his whip and
started the speedfest. His horse be
came frightened and followed. Magis
trate Gustafson continued the case for
Licks a "Masher." For administer
ing a beating to Glen Moore, whom he
alleges was flirting with young women
employed in his bakery, Frank Lang
behn was arraigned in court Thursday
afternoon and fined 5.05. Langbehn
asBert Moore was bothering the girls
and refused to move on when admon
ished to do so. Seeing that verbal ar
guments failed to have visible effect
on the alleged "masher," Langbehn re
sorted to physical tactics and succeed
ed in his purpose. He paid willingly
for his privilege of assault.
Stouffer Gets Contract. Contract
fcr the erection of an office and power
house in East Moline for the People's
Power company has been let to A. O.
Stouffer, general contractor. The
structure is to- be built on the north
side of Fir6t atfenue, between Eighth
and Ninth streets, East Moline,, Con
struction of the office will start at
once and the power house will be
erected in the epring. The cost of the
entire structure will exceed $7,000.
Wanted the Evidence. Frank Ro
manossky abused his wife-sky and was
placed in jail. Asked if he was guilty
or not guilty, he said he didn't know
until after he had heard the evidence.
His case will be continued for 10 days,
during which time he will be on good
behavior and secure work. If he fails
to perform either provision of the mag
istrate's mandate he will be obliged to
serve 40 days in the county jail.
Colored Women in Trouble. Two
women of color. Miss "Gawgie" Elucid
Evans and Carrie Jenkins, were arrest
ed for improper conduct on the streets
Thursday evening. They entered a
plea of not guilty to disorderly con
duct and their cases were continued
until 9 this morning. The officer who
arrested the dusky maids asserts they
were noisy and solicited money from
men on the streets.
Mrs. Minnie Hollenback went to the
tri-cities Monday for a short 6tay.
Misses Myrtle and Hilda Lundblad
and Miss Amelia Anderson went to
Rock Island Monday to spend a short
Mrs. John Rupert and Mrs. J. C
Rupert went to Moliue Monday to see
John Rupert, who is ill at the tri-city
.Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Humphreys and
two daughters of Alexis have been the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leon McWhor
ter. Mr. and Mrs. Is. W. Welsh, who
spent a few days here, left Monday for
their home in Sheldon, Wis.
Mrs. Kate L. Anderson of Columbus,
Ohio, arrived here from Kelthsburg
j Monday to visit friends and to attend
the Love reunioiy '
Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Nicholls and
baby of Galva, who visited at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Nicholls, left
Monday for their home.
Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Hunt of Chi
cago arrived here Saturday for a visit
with Mrs. Emma Graham and daugh
ter, Mrs. Ella Reynolds.
Mrs. Dickson and Miss Dickson of
Quincy reached here Saturday to
spend a few days with Mr. and Mrs.
E. R. White of Wyanet came Sat
urday to visit at the home of Mrs. T.
Cowan and family.
James Brown left Monday for Oma
ha on a business trip.
Roy W. Cowgill arrived Saturday
from Mattoon to join his wife and
niece In a visit at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. George Boone.
Congressman James McKlnney ar
rived home Saturday to spend a few
weeks with his sister, Miss Adelaide
McKlnney. Mr. McKlnney was one of
the three members present on each of
the 109 days that congress was in ses
sion. W. Earl Freeland of Rock Island
delivered . an address In the M. E.
church Sunday evening. This was an
Epworth league rally service and Mr.
Freeland is the district president of
Miss Stella Van Meter has resumed
her duties In the bank after a vacation
of several weeks.
Miss Mary Donichy of Chicago ar
rived here Monday from Galesburg to
be the guest of Miss Ruth Abercrom
ble, Miss Bessie Cooper left Tuesday for
Macomb to attend the funeral services
of Alfred Bayliss. Miss Cooper is one
of the critic teachers la the school In
Macomb this year.
The members of the Order of East
ern Star went to Woodhull Tuesday
to hold a picnic at the home of Mrs.
H. a Walters, one of their noo-resl-dent
Mr. Turner and two children, who
spent six weeks here with relatives,
left for their home m Philadelphia,
Miss Pearl McKee left Tuesday for
a visit in Chicago.
Mrs. J. H. McNeal and daughter,
Mrs. Fred Vance, left Tuesday for a
short stay in the tri-cities.
Among those who took the car here
Tuesday for the Muscatine excursion
were Mr. end Mrs. S. N. Adams, B. F.
Cullison, John Ruse, and Mrs. Thomas
Cooper and Mrs. Thomas Hunter of
The members of the United Presby
terian Sabbath school held their an
nual picnic in Sugar Grove Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Farrar of Hunt
ing Bench, Cal., who have been the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. Butcher left
Tuesday for Fairmont, Neb., to visit
Mrs. S. Almquist started Tuesday
for Shenandoah, Iowa, to visit friends
a few weeks. Miss Frieda Almquist
accompanied her as far as Burlington.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Laird and daugh
ter Mildred of Galesburg, who were the
guests of Misses Bertha and Emma
Smith left Tuesday for their home.
Miss Jeanette Riddell of Rock Is
land concluded her visit in Aledo
Tuesday and left in the evening for
F. Merryman and daughter, Miss
Nellie, Miss Maty St. Peters of Kear
ney, Neb., and Mrs. Martha Patmore of
Alliance, Neb., were the guests of
friends in Aledk Tuesday and went to
Alpha Wednesday to attend the sol
Mrs. G. W. Reed went to Rockford
Wednesday to spend a few weeks with
her daughter Mrs. John Andress.
The Misses Henry of Peoria, who
have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. C.
Thede, left for their home Wednes
day. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dickson and baby
started Wednesday for Napanee,
Canada, to spend several weeks with
A large delegation of the members
of the G. A. R. went to Alpha Wed
nesday to attend the soldiers' reunion.
Mrs. Bessie Duff of Davenport visit
ed here with her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Whitsitt, Mrs
Duff and her brother Craig, left Wed
nesday for a visit with friends in Pre
emption. Mrs. S. E. Williams and daughter
went to Rock Island Wednesday for a
Mrs. J. M. Spence of Humbolt, Kan.,
and her sister, Mrs. Babcock were vis.
itor3 in the tri-cities Wednesday.
Mrs. Retta Scott and sister, Misa
Rosa Dool, who are here from Mis
souri, left Wednesday for a short vis
it with relatives at Preemption.
Ernest Sherrard is making prepara
tions to erect a fine new building,
which he will use as a pool hall and
restaurant combined. Kern brothers
of Sherrard have the contract.
Two engineers' were here from
Monmouth Monday to survey Main
street, so as to establish a grade line
for concrete walks.
The Misses Mabfe Sberard and Jes
sie Farrow of Sherrard visited here
Work on the new school house is
coming right along. All the rooms
are finished as faf as the lathing
and plastering and the roof is finish
ed. Only three of the rooms are ex
pected to be used for school purposes
There will be a hot water furnace
and water will be piped to the hall for
drinking and washing. The building
is expected to be completed by Oct.,
1st, ready for school. John Edgar
of Joy is to be principal.
John Handley Jr., and T. J. McCul
lough spent Friday in Monmouth.
John Handley Sr. spent the week
end visiting in the tri-cities.
- Mrs. J. Hughes and daughter Ella,
WILLIAM H. BOLLES
2412 Third Avenue.
Expert Tire Repairing
CALL WEST '1351.
' E. D. FISHER
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E. D. FISHER, 306 Best building, Rock Island, III.
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All makes of automobiles repaired.
Phone West 191.
1708 Third Avenue
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Phone West 394.
1516 Fourth Avenue.
L. P. STRAYER
1516 Fourth Avenue
Phone West 394
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ACCESSORIES AND REPAIRS.
call west 1610. sie-320 Eignteentn Street. - '
Independent Auto Tire Repair Shop
- L. A. DYSON, Proprietor.
All kinds of auto tire repair work.
Old Fhone West 1620. 106 Kat Seventeenth Street.
who have been spending tbe summer
here, left Tuesday for their home in
Mrs. Milton Beers of Cable visited
Mrs. John Russet Monday.
Mrs. Ida Bengston and son Lenord
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Mr. and Mrs. Frank Halt spent
Tuesday in Rock Island.
Mr. and Mrs. William Kerns are
now residents of Mathersville, having
moved here from Kherrard Tuesday.
Frank White and sister. Bertha, of
Cable were Mathersville visitors Tuesday.
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