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TTTE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 1912.
ADVANCE GUARD OF THE OLYMPIC TEAM
BACK HOME; STROBINO CETS MOST CHEERS
Fire Los $300. The fire department
was called to 1C35 West Fourth street
at 6 o'clock Thursday, the residence of
Mrs. Sam Hoffman having caught fire.
The blaze vu extinguished In a few
minutes. The loss la reported to be
Violate Traffic Law. Three auto
mobile drivers were arraigned In po
lice court yesterday on charges of vio
lating the traffic ordinance. They were
W. Phllebar, Oscar Susemihl and Wil
liam H. Stark, all of whom failed to
observe the traffic rules. All were
fined, but their fines remitted on con
dition that they observe the regula
tions more strictly hereafter.
Files Counter Petition. In the dl
Torce proceedings of Dr. Henry A. L4t
tig -vs. Virginia Llttlg. the defendant
yesterday, through Attorney William
Chamberlain, filed an answer and
cross-petition. She claims In the cross
bill that they were married Aug. 24.
190L and that in 190C the plain'ifT de
serted her without Just cause and has
since absented himsi-lf . She seeks the
custody of their minor child.
Sues for Divorce. Claiming status
tory violations nnd conduct unbecom
ing a hus'oand, Mrs. Belva McAnnnlch
yesterday filed 6t: it for divorce from
her huHban'l, frank E. MeAnninch.
The petitioner states they wore mar
ried In Dav-nport May 23, 1906. and
soparated July Is, 1912. Sharon &
JHggins appear fur th; plaintiff.
Charges Bid Treatment. Suit for
divorce on t'ie roiui'ls of cruel and
Inhuman treatment lias been filed by
Mrs. Grace Wolff against her husband.
Emll Wolff. The petition, which was
fled by Attorney i5. I. Bawden. states
that ther were married in Kock Island
March 12. 1012. She a?Ks an injunc
tion restrttir.lrs tlo defendant from in
any way molesting her.
Turners to Celebrate. At the 41st
annual sMftungKfrst of tho Northwest
Davenport Turner society Sunday,
Aug. 4. at Northwest Davenport Tur
ner hall, three of the members, Frank l
Kroegep, Ernst A'la'u pnd Henry San
der, will receive medals for having be
longed1 to th organization for
lie of H ick Island. Moline, Clinton.
Musrstint. Eldridpe find Dmant have
been invited to attend, and the other
local Turners will also take part.
There will bo a piize turni ig competi
tion free for oil, actives class, and a
large member are expected to partici
pate In this. In the afternoon and at
the clos of the turning exhibition
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Stroblno on arrival home.
New York. Auk. 3 The first squad ! distance he would have beaten Mc-
f:f "Our Boys" who represented the Arthur and Gitsham.
I'nitcd States in the Olympic games) "McAitLur ran the last lap in the
at Stockholm arrived here in hii-h ; stadium v. itli his eyes closed and his
spirits. All were in good condition
iand all wore a bright and happy smile.
A big crowd lined the pier and street
to welcome the returning athletes.
Hut the largest delegation iame from
Patersou, N. J., to preet their fellow
townsman, Gaston Slrobino, who fin
ished third in the classic marathon.
The South Paterson A. C. wa3 well
represented. This is the club to which
Stroblno beloncs. and it was this club
that helped to raise the money to send
Gaston to Stockholm.
As Strobino passed the customs of
ficials the first ones to welcome him
were his mother, father and sister.
M. tuber of the Turner soeie-1 - B.i.oni.-rt-u n.m .u. uuks
i and kises. 1 n-n no preeteu his
friends and told thm he felt sure that ' t-rd for the occasion and
If the race had been the full marathon I pala day for Paterson.
mouth open," said Strobino. "He fair
ly dragged his feet across the hnisn
line, and w hen he did so he fell uncon
scious. GiSsham was in little better
condition, but I think I could have
caught him in another miie."
Strobino said he was a little tired at
the end, but his legs were strong and
his wind was good. "I did not let my
self out. until after the 13th mile," he
said. "The read over which the race
was run was in very poor condition."
When Strobino reached Paterson he
received another rousing reception. A
parade was held in his honor, which
was reviewed by Mayor McBride. He
was tendered a dinner by the citizens
of Paterson. The houses were decora-
it was the
Selling Stock at Par. White, Weld
& Co., purchasers of the $10,000,000
issue of Deere & Co. preferred stock
are offering a part of the stock for
Bale at 100 and accrued dividend ad
vertising the sale in Chicago morning
papers, the stock brokers strongly rec
ommended it for investment. The
stock will pay 7 per cent annually.
and is preferred as to assets and dlvl-
Stock Lake with Fish. Prepara
tions are being made by the city to
stock the lake in Prospect park with
fish. Game fish will not be placed in
the lake, but carp, the theory being
that this breed of fish will keep the
like free from moss that grows so
Factory on Fire Again. "Barnard
& Leas is on fire again" was the word
flashed around the city Thursday
evening at 7:30 when the signal was
blown on an alarm turned in from
Box 42. The Beat of the blaze was
the roof of the foundry building, saved
from destruction in the conflagration
last February when main buildings of
the big factory burned to the ground
Timely discovery of the first last
evening prevented a repetition, even
on a small scale, of the company's ex
periences still fresh in memory.
Vote on High School. Today citi
zens of Moline were given an oppor
tunity, long sought by many, of ex
pressing themselves on the question
of a new high school building. Facts
have been presented from time to
time to prove that there is urgent
necessity for such an improvement to
the educational system of Moline, and
the one argument at the special elec
tion today hinged on the advisability
of a ?175,000 bond issue to make pos
sible the need of the hour.
Clyde E. Heflln, instructor In educa
Bessie A. Minor, assistant in com
Karl W. Harding, physical director.
Rolla A. Dunn, curator of museum.
Aledo wll hold its first Chautauqua
this summer beginning Aug. 12 and
ending Aug. 16. The program will
cost about $1,500 and will be one of
the best that money can secure. The
project Is backed by the business men
of the city and will be a success. The
committee who have it in hand are
doing everything to make it worth
while. The program is as follows:
MONDAY. AUG. 12.
2:00 p. m. Prelude, Schumann quin
Lecture by Mrs. Maude Ballington
8:00 p. m. Prelude and full program
by the Schumann quintet.
TUESDAY. AUG. 13.
2:00 p. m. Prelude and full program
by the Dixie Jubilee singers.
8:00 p. m. Prelude by Dixie Jubilee
Entertain fent by Rogers and Grilley,
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14.
2:00 p. m. Prelude by Dixie Jubilee
Lecture by Dr. William A. Colledfre,
8:00 p. m. Prelude and full program
uixie Jubilee singers.
THURSDAY, AUG. 15.
2:00 p. m, To be supplied.
8:00 p. m. George Colby, cartoonist.
FRIDAY, AUG. 16.
2:00 p. m. Prelude and full program
oy camoridge players.
8:00 p. m. Prelude by Cambridge
Lecture by Thomas Brooks Fletcher,
there will be dancins with Strasser's I death of John Powelson, a former Dav
orchestia furnishing the music. jenporter, whose death ocnrred Thurs-
o j tiay morning at X o'clock at Chicago,
Obituary Record. Word was receiv- ; following an operation performed to
ed yesterday morning telling of the j remove an abscess from the stomacn.
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Talks to Retail Clothers. A visitor
to Moline Thursday was Mr. Wray of
Des Moines, Iowa, secretary of tbel
National Retail Clothers' association.
Clothing merchants of the city were
called together in the afternoon at
headquarters of the Retail Merchants'
association in the Reduien building
for the purpose of meeting Mr. Wray
and listening to an interesting talk on
improved methods in blIS'neSB man
agement. The Des Moines man is now
touring Illinois in an endeavor to
strengthen the bonds of the state to
the national organization.
Six years ago Mr. Powelson was mar
ried to Miss Georgia Dickroy of Gen
eseo, II!., who survives, in addition to
one son, Leslie. Deceased formerly
conducted a restaurant near Fourth
and Harrison streets, but was the pro
prietor of a confectionery store In
Geneseo at the time of hia death.
Miss Georgia Crist of Sheffield, 111.,
has been visiting Miss Florence Olt-
man and Miss Oltman returned with
Mrs. Walter Ploog of Moline visited
at M. E. Whitehead's recently.
Miss Mildred Cloidt is homo from
lhe following persons have been
visiting Mrs. H. W. Lee: Mrs. Sidney
W hitehouse and son of Canton, 111
Miss Lydia Gelsler of Chicago, 111
Mrs. John Jamison of Blue Island
111., Mr. and Mrs. George Patterson of
Moline, Dode Pugh, Mr. and Mrs. Bass
Cook of Seymour, Iowa.
The Young People's union will give
a supper and entertainment at the M.
E. church Friday evening. A literary
and musical entertainment will be
Mr. and" Mrs. J. C. Hawkins and
children visited Sunday.at J. M. Ben
son's beyond Princeton, Iowa.
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The Misses Jacques and Engstrom
of Moline visited over Sunday with
Miss Bertha McMeeken.
Miss Jessie Kerr is making a three
weeks' stay at Anity Mo. She is visit
ing her uncle, Joseph Kerr, who form
erly resided here.
The Little Girls' Sewing club will
meet with Eda Perrson this week.
Their meeting last Thursday after
noon was with Ruth and Grace Mc
Whinney. Miss Elva Ilarsha entertained the
Young Ladies' W. E. D. club Thurs
The Christian Endeavor socioty
met at Sunny Hill school house last
Sunday evening. The next meeting
will be at Mount Pleasant school
house, subject, "Temperance," the
' i leader, Mrs. Howard Williams. This
Mrs. A. E. Burleigh and three chil- society meets every Sunday evening
Hren FHnn Rirhnrrt nn1 Violet of : at 8 o'clock, alternately at
rieasam ana sunny niu.
There were no services at Home
stead last Sabbath. Tho church was
closed for papering and painting.
THE OLIVER TYPEWRITER COMPANY
315 Brady St., Davenport.
Davenport, came Saturday and visited
until Tuesday at the home of Mrs.
Burleigh's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.
! Miss Daisy Walt of Reynolds spent
j Monday with Mrs. Elizabeth Hause
! and daughter, Miss I-eota. She left
' Tuesday for Aurora, where she will
j Dr. and Mrs. A. C. Sells and nephew,
j Master Robert Crosby, Miss Bertha
! Smith and Helen McArthur and Joe
jCabeen of Seaton went to Rock Ia
; land Saturday in the doctor's car.
Work is progressing rapidly on
South College avenue, where about 80
men and many teams are removing dirt
afd getting ready to lay the curbing.
Some curbing has been already laid
and more is being prepared.
The following faculty has been chos
en by the board of trustees for Wil
liam and Vashtl college and is one of
the strongest faculties to be found
among the minor colleges of the mid
Frank C. English, A. M., D. D., presi
dent, professor phychology and educa
tion. Wilson Robb Woodmansee, A. B.
Dean, professor of mathematics.
Lynn Boal Mitchell, A. M., Ph. D.,
registrar, professor of latin and greek.
Rev. N. Wk Thornton, A. B., A. M.,
Ward L. Ray, A. B., A. M., professor
of chemistry and physics.
James Henry Lloyd, B. S., professor
of agriculture and biology.
Henry L. Smith. A. B., A. M., athlet
ic director, professor of agriculture
I and zoology.
Olga E. Hecker, A. B., librarian,
professor of German and French.
Majorie Verbeck, A. P. A. M., pro
fessor of history and English.
Rev. Arnold E. Moody. B. D., Rev.
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Hundreds of other Electrical Conven
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Services as usual will be held next
Sunny Hill Sunday school began Its
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Superintendent J. C. McWhinney.
Assistant Superintendent C. A.
Secretary Mable I-awson.
Assistant Secretary Lila ftuck.
Treasurer Wallace I.awson.
Organist Bertha McMeeken.
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! Hannes Samuel IUson, director of
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Thrice Wrecked In One Weak.
In 1MS3 ns the schooner Alltiitrnas
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