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THE ROCK ISEAND ARGUS. SATURDAY. MARCH 23, 1912.
6us for Divorce. Cruel and lnhu
man treatment Is charged la the pe
tition for dlTorce filed In the district
court by Helmlck & Boudinot, at
torneys for Winifred Rowray. The
defendant la Edward Rowray. The
two were married July 4, 1909.
Plaintiff asks the restoration of her
maiden name, Winifred Stearn.
End Shop Meeting. A. F. Dawson,
president of the First National bank,
addressed the employes at the Red
Jacket Pump factory yesterday at
noon In the last of the season's shop
chautaraquas riven under the direc
tion of the T. M. C. A. technical In
stitute; Mr. Dawson's address on the
subject, "A Toung Man's Chances"
wu received with as much enthus
iasm as It was at former shop Chau
Wapele Overflows. According to
messages received late yesterday af
ternoon, the Ice In the Wapele river
has broken up and the water Is over
flowing onto hundreds of acres of
land that have not been overflowed
before In years. The bridge over the
river on the main road between Dav
enport and Clinton is covered to
depth of two feet with ice and water
and all traffic over It Is completely
topped. A number attempted to
cross the bridge on horseback this
afternoon, but were unable to do so,
While the bridge is well made and
on a good foundation It might go out
at any time should the ice gorge be
Indictments Arrive. Sixteen true
bills, returned by the grand Jury of
Muscatine county against labor lead
ers, who are said to have destroyed
property in connection with the but
ton workers' strike, arrived in Dav
enport Thursday afternoon and were
delivered to Harry J. McFarland,
clerk of the Scott county district
court. The cases will be tried In this
county on a change of venue from
Muscatine county. The date of the
first trial has not been set, but it is
expected to be tried some time dur
ing the next month. County Attor
ney Vollmer stated recently that the
cases would be among the first called
on the criminal docket.
Obituary Record. Ed J. Foley, son
of James Foley, passed away Thurs
day evening at 10:30 o'clock at bis
home, 728 Case street, after aa ill
ness of a week's duration.. He was
born Aug. IS, 1876, In Davenport,
and lived here practically all his life.
He was aged 35 years, 7 months and
8 days. On April 11, 1910. he was
united la marriage to Miss Mabel V
Toney In Rock Island, who survives,
besides his father, James Foley, and
a sinter. Miss Margaret, of Davenport,
The funeral was held this morning
at 8:30 o'clock with services at St.
Anthony s churcl at 9 o'clock. In-
AUTHORITIES PROMISE QUICK JUSTICE
FOR "OLD HErDEVIV OF ALLEN FAMILY
Summary Justice Is promised by authorities in the case of Floyd Al
len, called the " Id he-devll" of the Allen clan, who was the cause of the
courthouse ra;d at HlUsvllle In which five persons were killed. Including
the Judge, sheriff and prosecuting attorney. Allen, in Jail with a broken
knee and bullet wounds In his thigh and leg. will be brought to trial
March 26.. H has been Indicted for murder.
8parks Cause Fire. Sparks from an
overheated chimney In the restaurant
adjoining started a blaze In the roof
of Mrs. Ingrld E. Johnson's residence
at 1312 Fourth avenue at 2:30 this
afternoon. Prompt work with Bab
cock apparatus on the part of the
fire laddies confined the damage to
Out After Money. A definite cam
paign in which It Is proposed to raise
from 6,000 to $8,000 for improve
ment of tho Browning tract as an
athletic field, and for raising of some
12,000 for league ball in Moline, -was
outlined at a meeting of a dozen or
more men In parlors of the Manu-
facturers' hotel Thursday afternoon.
Mayor M. R. Carlson and ex-Mayor
Andrew Olson were in Davenport
yesterday afternoon in conference
with J. F. Porter, president of the
Trt-Clty Railway and Light company.
They seek a substantial pledge from
the public utilities company, the
same amount that was donated by I
the company to the Rock Island Base
ball association and to the Daven
port Baseball association. A com
mittee of three C. P. Skinner, C. S.
Kerns and H. C. First is soliciting
pledges from manufacturers and bus-l
iness men, who are heing asked to
make possible the improvement of the
Red Men Initiate. A class of 30 can
didates aspiring to be Red Men came
to Moline today from Sherrard to
take obligations In King Philip wig
wam. A special car over the Rock
Island Southern was chartered by
Crow lodge at Sherrard and a large
delegation accompanied the. candi
dates. Work . of .Initiation will be
conducted by King Philip, degree
team tonight. At the conclusion of
the initiation ceremonies steps will
be taken to form a loft of the Hay
makers as auxiliary to the Sherrard
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VJAPROSEiTrmntpannt) SOAP forth toiUt end lath.
terment will be made in St. Marguer
ite's cemetery. -
J. J. Me vis, a pioneer resident of
Davenport and former proprietor of
Melchert's hotel, now the Germanla
house, passed away Thursday after
noon at 3:30 oclock at Mercy hospi
tal after an operation. He was born
March 29, 1834, in Lunden, Norden
Dithmarchen, Germany, and came to
America, direct to Davenport, in the
year 1868, with his brother, Nich
olas, now deceased. He is survived
by three daughters, Mrs. Augusta
VVallner, Mrs. Frank L. Zlnser and
Mrs. August Wahlfeld, all of Peoria,
and four sons, August and Hugo of
Portland, Ore., Herman of Des Moines
and Gustav of Davenport. The fun
eral will be held Sunday afternoon
at 2 o'clock from the home of his
son, Q. N. Meves, 915 West Four-
, teenth street, with services which
will be private. Interment will
made in Fairmount cemetery.
A person desiring to keep In mind
which members of the cabinet would
succeed to the executive office may
remember the name St. Wapniac.
Each letter suggests the secretary or
head of department next in succession
for president of the United States for
instance, state, treasury, war, attor
ney peneral, postmaster general, navy.
Interior, agriculture and commerce and
"There's one curious thing about dis
covering places," said Johnny. "Take
Bermuda, for Instance. It was dis
covered by a man named Bermudez.
How he happened to stumble on a
place with a name just like hla beats
Obituary Record. The remains of
William Webber, whose sudden death
occurred from heart trouble at the
city hospital Thursday morning, were
forwarded to St. Louis by Danlelson
& Furgie. They will be buried in a
cemetery at that city by the Bide of
his parents, both of whom preceded
him in death.
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Joe Wild made a business trip to
Taylor Ridge Tuesday.
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YOU WILL aLVVSYS FIND IT
Fred Sehroeder was a Rock Island
The Ladies' Aid society met with
Mrs. Ernest Sherrard Wednesday..
The dance which was given in the
opera house Friday evening by Waneta
tribe of Red Men was one of the larg
est attended events of the season. The
proceeds amounted to S101. The hall
was beautifully decorated.
Miss Phoebe Raisbeck of Rock Is
land visited over Friday night at the
George Grear home.
Mrs. James McWllliams and daugh
ter Irene and son Raymond were vis
iters in Coal Valley Saturday and Sun
Dode Hailstone- made a business trip
to Aledo Thursday evening.
Mr. Barnes, who has been in Mercy
hospital in Davenport for several
I weeks, returned home Saturday.
Jake Brusslan of Chicago visited
over Sunday at the A. R. Stein home.
Mrs. Thomas Davinson and daugh
ter, Mrs. Frank Angerer, were Rock
Island passengers Saturday.
The Misses Llla and Lillie Forber of
Moline spent the week-end at the Grear
John Hebbeln is visiting relatives
in Pleasant Valley, Iowa.
William Peterson made a business
trip to Aledo Thursday evening.. .
Fay Stanford was a Rock Island
passenger Friday. .
Seventeen candidates were initiated
Into the Haymakers Saturday evening.
The Milan degree team had charge of
Miss Nettie Johnson visited over
Monday eight in Monmouth.
Mlsa Mary Tomlinson of Galesburg
visited at the Henry Johnson home
John Dockerty was a Rock Island
A large number from here attended
the funeral of Mrs. William Tomlinson
in Cable Sunday.
Thoman McGonigle spent Sunday in
Andrew Mongerson was a Rock Is
land passenger Saturday.
Fred Erickson made a trip to Sher
rard the first of the week.
The Misses Mabel, Bessie and Rosie
Hamilton of Rock Island visited over
Friday oJght at thi Alex Simpson
Mr. and! Mrs. Roy Whan of neiir Pre
emption are the parents of a baty boy,
born Friday. March 15.
George Barns was a Rock Island
Henry Mofflt was called .to Lincoln,
Neb., Thursday by the serious illness
of his sister.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Johnson enter
tained a number of young folks Satur
day evening, in honor of their daugh
ter, Gertrude. Games were played, af
ter which refreshments were served.
Joe Kr bs was a Rock Island passen-
1 Mrs. Henrv Jackson of Sherrard la
J visiting at the Thomas Jackson home.
Isaac Wain wright will erect a new
house on the land purchased from his
David Setzer and Ambrose Searl
were business callers in Port Byron
. William Cox, son and daughter were
shopping In Port Byron Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Wake entertain
ed friends at dinner Sunday.
Mrs. John Oharo visited her son
Fred and daughters last week, re
The many friends of Miss Maud
Freli, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theo
dore 'Frell, gave her a surprise Satur
day evening. A nice token of esteem
was given her and many beautiful
Phene VanDevelda enjoyed a visit
from her sister and her husband last
week. They expect to start for Bel
glum in a short time to make that their
Miss Pearl Donahey, who has been
so critically ill, is now improving and
hopes for her recovery are entertained.
Andrew Frell and Homer Daily went
to Chicago with a load of cattle and
hogs last week.
Garnett Shafer, little son of Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Shafer, met with a very
painful accident Sunday afternoon
while playing in the barn. He fell
through a trap door into the basement,
throwing his arm out of the socket and
bruising his hip quite badly.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Walnwright were
business callers in Moline Tuesday
Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Mamma at
tended the lodge meeting at Hillsdale
Miss Jennie Graham, teacher of
Zuma school, visited with her parents
at Rock Island Saturday.
The republican caucus was held at
the Wake school house Saturday after
noon and the following , were nomi
nated: Town clerk, Alfred Mead; as
sessor, Percy Cox; Justice of the
peace, Alonzo Dunbar; highway com
missioner, Henry Weidman; school
trustee, Frank Wake.
The democratic caucus was held at
Rose Hill school house Saturday night
and the following nominated: Town
clerk, Dave Schafer; assessor, Wil
liam ' Nold; collector, Fred Her
on; Susuce of the peace, Cnaries
HeaW; highway commissioner, Ira
Wainwright; school trustee, Samuel
urday from a two weeks' visit at Jack
Mr. and Mrs. James D. Kane and
daughter Edna, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Huntley and children, Lola and Rollln
spent Sunday in the country at the
home of Mr. and Mrs William Beau
mont. Phil Wells and Hayes Britton of
Rock Island attended the Fox broth
ers' law suit here Tuesday.
Ben and Emanuel Bernick of Buf
falo, Iowa, spent Sunday afternoon at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bur
The W M. B. club met at the home
of Miss Chattio Thompson last Wed
Leo Wagner and' sister Miss Lenora
visited Saturday and Sunday at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wenks.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Saunders, Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Huntley and Mrs.
Mary Ballard were entertained at din
ner Tuesday at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Peter Johnson.
Ira Roth has been quite sick the past
few days with erysipelas.
J. C. Dunn of Rock Island came out
Saturday and visited till Monday with
The following were nominated on
the republican ticket: - Supervisor,
J. C Burgoyne; town clerk, c. A.
Hays; assessor, J. D. Kane; collector.
George Burgoyne; road commission
ers, Frank Brusso, " Fred Hartman;
school trustees, Albert Hartman, Ben
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