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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY. APRIL 26, 1913.
LEVY MADE HERE
Inference Is That Some Resi
dents of Bock Island Are
PAID 83,348 FOR
Lump Settlement Made by the
Court in Case of Killing of
Erwin D. Wilcox.
FIRST USE OF STATE LAW
( 11211 ) :
IN INTEREST OF BRIDGE
ftteighboring District Supervisor Out I
to Force Building of Structure
Henry county having tailed to force
through mandamus action this coun
ty's participation in the iniildin of a
bridge orer Rock river at ( oloi.a ac
cording to plans prepared several
years ago. the supervisors have taken
new tack. At their recent meeting
they adopted tne following resolution
offered by Supervisor Miller of Colona
WhferHafl: Some yearn ago the au
thorities of Rook Island and Henry
counties met and agreed upon the ne
cessity of building a bridge acros
Kock river at Colona; and
Whereas. Rock Island county has ,
been unable to do anything towards I
lier part in the constructing of said
Whereas. Also, tbere in now pend
ing in the circuit court of Rock is-
1 D n H .fnn.mw " ' 1. - 1
vuumij m y.' i ifciij puit fii muuua-
mus to compel said Rock island coun-!
ty to appropriate and levy the share
of taxes of said county for the con
struction of said bridge; and
Whereas. It is claimed in -aid man-
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Princess I lean a.
; Woman Receives Within Small
I Amount of Limit Fixed by the
Bucharest. Roumania. One of the
best loved little princesses in all
The first local case under the Illinois
t-iiijiniyi 5 compensation law was sei- tvi
tied in the circuit court before Judge gvi
, R. W. Oirns'ed yesterday afternoon. ' It
when the judge granted a motion en
tered on behalf of the Rock Island
read by its attorneys, Jackson, Hurst
ft Stafford, for a lump settlement for
the death of Erwin D. Wilcox in a
crarve accidt nt at the S'lvis shops Feb.
2 last. The court ordered the road to
pay to Myrtle I Wilcox, the widow,
I the sum of 43.:j4.
Vnder the compensation act, suits
and Ior.g drawn and expensive jury
trials are d;sjjensed with, with advan
tage to both sides. For instance, Mrs.
Wilcox, had sh been disposed to ac- ,
cept the counsel of an attorney in Dav
enport, her home ciiy, to enter a heavy ,
! damage suit against tin; railroad, might ,
not have fared as well as Fhe has by j
accepting the provisions of tbe Illinois '
compensation law. This law fixes $3,-
"( as the maximum that may be col
lected for a death of an employe w hile
in ihe performance of his hired duties.
KIPFW TO II KR.
Mr. Wilcox was engaged at his work
nanus suit that Rock Island county is! Europe is four-vear-old Princess 'at the Silvis shops when he was killed.
unable to levy any taeg other than
for its current expenses and bonded
Whereas. AIko. it is persistently
charged that there is property in
Rock Island county escaping the pay
ment of taxes entirely. Now, there
fore, be it
Resoiveri, as follows: That the
lle&na, youngest child cf
Prince Ferdinand. She has beauti
; ful eyes and the walk of a little queen.
; When lleana goes out walking with
' her English nurse in the Chausee she
! stops the riders and demands kisses.
'. When she gets them she exclaims in
i Engli.-h :
Crown. !The attorneys for tbe Rock Island road
advised Mrs. Wilcox of hr rights un
der the compensation law, and she fi
nally saw that she was offered a fair
proposition, and accepted. E. H. Staf
ford appeared for the road and J. W.
Maticker for Mrs. Wilcox in the pro
ceedings in the circuit court.
la announcing his verdict. Judge
assembled in open session, do hereby
reqijeft of the states attornev of
..t ..... i . .1 . l know w iv you kiss me: it is
w ui nenry county, ' , - .,... Olmsted coneratnlatert Mrs WiW,
1 ufi -aue i aui rJ uiai 111111. iwuiurj 1
'says ho." hPr j'ldpmeDt in avoiding litigar
!tfrU UTftnH Mmtlfr hia r . Mr father, whom she tyrannises. ' -ui.viuf 01 whth, ai pest.
UF.e the powers of his odice. whatever s',Pnds a r1 deal of ,lls tim, ,,n
they may be. for the rightful lew and ,,f'r Hp Uk"s ,ler to t!,e "mo"
ciliertion cf tnxes in that countv and very af"'rnoon and poars with IauR"
for the bringing of uits In the Iurts ! '"r al 1"'r f,inny remarks to tlie Public,
of that county for back taxes, or oth-1 r
Resolved. That this board request
the good offices of the board of super
visors of Rof k Inland county to use
its power? whatever they may be. in
the rightful levy and collection of tax
es in Ha id county and that said board
ithorize the state's attorney of said
county to bring all needful suits
against ail individuals to enforce the
due collection of taxes
Resolved. That this board do here
by ask of the ;ounty judge of Rock
Island county that in the appointment
of a board f review he will appoint
nuch menitKTs of sui.l board as will
look tint a-tiallv into the situation and
levy taxes upon untitled property that
may h;ne en-aped t;;a'ion for past
years, ntid so that su h members may
in all re. pects fully and impartially,
a-iording to its powers, assess hII
property in Rock ll;nd count v equit
ably Resolved. That while it Is with no
sens" of Httemptltig to interfere with
the purely local govi-n? tuent of aflairs
in Ro k l-hitid county, still, inastrtich
could not have profited her as well as
th? sertleuient tendered her by the
corporation in fulfillment of the pro
visions of the new Illinois law. Mrs.
Wilcox received $3.r,4S cash, do court
expense beinc assessed azainst her.
view to learning if any residents of . The road PT(n id the feee hej. at.
Rock IMard county are dodging their tornPT( Mr Mancker '
just taxes. Whether such a course ; ' J
- will be followed is hard to say. The
inference is that Henry county be
lieves that if the taxes were properly
levied in this county and then proper
ly collected, the county would be in
i good financial condition and unable to
i jvxmm& f i
1 V ' fefeW Phone
:3 -l ; wM-i West
' n m ii fli 2457
There's a whole lot of satisfaction in wearing clothes
that are cleaned by tis. Xo matter who you may meet or
where you are seen, you feel perfectly at ease upon any
or all occasions. Garments "cleaned or pressed by us
never fail to add dignity to your appearance and ease to
We aim to have our business thrive and grow and in
crease day after day and the only sure way of accom
plishing this is to make only such promises as we know
we can surely fulfill and then keep those promises.
"WE KNOW HOW
7 vs rrrs
CLEANING & DYEING CO.
LESTER C. FISH, Mgr.
513 17th 5t.
THREE DIVORCES ARE
GRANTED BY JUDGE
SPEAKS AT CHURCH
To Address Methodist Congre
gutions on Christian Edu
.... t t
ease Dy feeing vaccinated. Ths recora-1 atjn. northwest quarter section 6-17-1 Kobert n. Weaver to Vinlza A. Keel,
mentation is made that all persons j 1W, Jl'OO. lot 6, Chapman's subdivision ouUot 4.
who have not been successfully vac- i Oscar F. Erickson to O. A. Shall- Oandee Orove, Moline, $2,800.
cinated within the last seven years ! beri; and T. E. Lundell, lot 7, block 2,! Klmore H. Stafford to Camiel Txv
; consult their physician at once with it bird Wheelock Fifteenth street addi-lfever. northeast nnartor sef-tion 31.1 if.
tnat end in view. t)rs. G. G. C raig of jf.cn, Moline.
Reck Island and P. H. Wessel of Mo-!
line and Superintendents H. B. Hay
den of Rock Island and C. H. Maxson
' of Moline are the anthors of the resc-
lution. In addition Dr. Wessel has pre
j pared a lengthy treatise on the sub
i ject of smallpox and placed it in the
Flishop William F. McDowell of Chi-j
caeo will rrea h at the First Meth- :
Three divorce decrees were issued odist church tomorrow morning in the;
avoid the bridce building p reject on ! in the circuit court this morning by J interest of the educational institutions;
the p!.-u that it is without funds. Judce R. W. Olmsted. In no case
'as there any defense made and the
ANOTHER STAG AT jKes we"t Amelia
'Warner charRed her husband, Frank
ROCK ISLAND CLUB H-M-McC-
Mrs. Alice Garnet charged her hus
band, Eugene Garnet, with desertion.
F. J. I.andee was the attornev.
hands of tbe school authorities.
in Illinois. Rishop McDowell is pres- ; Jl J
idmt'of the Kducatioual society and I ' 1 ' " '
mttch interest is attached to his visit, j . Marion E. Sweeney et ux to Eliza
In ti;e evening Dr. W. D. Agnew, pres-! beth Barth, lots 25 and 27, block 2,
id -nt of Hedding college at Abingdon, i South Park addition. Rock Island, $1.
Another stag entertainment at the
Rock Island lul has be n scheduled
for next Tuesday evening, and cards
anno'it'cing that fact were scut out to
the membership txday. All are invited
to t.e present. Som- 'hing new in the
cnt rtainm nt line is promised and
also a bite to cat before the do'ngs
ends. The ntertainment commiltee.
111., will preach along the same lines
as Rishop McDowell, in the interest'
of the s-tate sdiools. Tomorrow even-;
'ng Bi.-.hop McDowell will preach in
Mrs. Agnes Morrison was granted c Kirst Methodist church in Moline,
a decree of divorce from J. H. Morri- antl tbe cougregations of Spencer
s-on. the charges being statutory. The hurch. Kast Moline, and Moline Meth
questior. of settling alimony on the odist, churches will unite in the ser
w ife was deferr?d by order of court. vice. At SteFicer Memorial Methodist
It is understood some pronertv issues church tomorrow niorn'iig Dr. .1. C.
involved in this case were settled out Nate, secretary of the Christian edu-1 northwest quarter section oC-ls-lVN,
Edward H. Guyer to Herman Han
son and Fred Koenig, lots 14, 15, 16,
17 and 18, block 4, Lynde's addition.
Rock Island, $2,500.
Charles W. Bell to Wilton Parsons,
lot 13, block 6, Acme addiUon, Mo
Levi T. Holmes to George D. Ixng,
lot 1, block 4, east line of west half
Davis, chairman, Morris Cieismar and
ns the pple of tHs countv are inter
ested in Ihe construc tion of said i J. R
bridge, the state's attorney of this'
county is hereby authorized to appear : MCJL' PHI OP QPUPMC
I 111.11 UUkUII UUIILIIIL
ney for Mrs. Morrison.
; will deliver an address,
j Rishop McDowell is a'l eloquent
'speaker and he -will undoubtedly be
: greeted by large audiences.
which is in charge, comprises George ' of court. G. W. Good was the attor- catiorial branch of "Ihe church work, i $2-5.
Emily Erickson and Charles Lind
iuist to Barbara Zaimis, north half
j lot 7, south 1 1 feet lot 8, block 5,
1 Pitts, Gilbert & Pitts second addition,
sr v : t ari
eteV - ,&.?L..'?. .... ;v:s .l.1Va3Ai
ty. " t:i
FOR MAIL WAGONS
I'rtcier orders from the oiofTice de
partment, all eciutptwetit in tjhc shape
of delivery wasons and mail boxes is
MRS, M ARY A ITT.
Mrs. Mary Ajty died last evening at
6:45 at St. Anthony's hospital. She
had been critically ill for four weeks.'
The deceisid was born June 5, 1834, :
iq St. Claire county. 111., her maiden
rtie being Mary Ann Russell. She
wt united in marriage to Thomas
Auty, Oct. 31, 1801. and the following
vive three children: Mrs. l.tezie Gey
er and Mrs. Maggie Dierolf of South
Rock Island and Mrs. May Hunter of
for Henry county and bring all suits
in the courts of Rock Island county
for the proper assessment and collec
t.on f kites should the laws of the
stute peicnit a county, to assume that
sort of a position
Resolved, That the state- attornev
of this county be. and he K hereby, to he painted Vermillion and trimmed
authc ri.;ed to employ the services of in I lack with gold letters "l". S. Mail."
some tiicnihrr of the lt"c;k Island The KiKk Island oftice has leen one of year the family come to Rock island,
county bar, who, in his judgment. ' the first to conform to the new regula- ; Mr. Auty, who was employed as a
shall be most fitted to investigate the tions, and bv Mav 1 will have the stonecutter, died in 1SW. There sur-
cpic-Mion of the due assessment and chance mad- with the exception of the
collection of taxes in Rock Island ; mail boxes in the city which were
county. painte'd green onlv a vear ago and
Resolved. That copies of these rescv which will not need a new coal'ng of i Moline.,'
lulions be forwarded by the county j.anu for some months to come. When! 1"ne funeral wi!I be held tomorrow
clerk of this county to the state's at- t li-y are painted next however, tbe : ,ernoon at o'clock from the home
torney of Rock island county, to the HW C;lor sc heme will be arried out. ,r- Dierolf, Strayer's lane. South
board of supervisors of that county,1 ! Rock Island. Rev. (i. H. Sherwood
to the county judge of that county. Are vou frenucnt'v noarse? Do you ; w'" officiate. Interment w ill be made
and to the various new spapers pub-, have that annoying tickliug in vour ! In C hippianncn i cemetery.
lished in said county. ' throat? Does your cough annoy you
to mkk iMrit.tno. al night, and do you raise mucus In
This resolution authorizes the i the morning? Do you wan relief?
Fiaie s attorney oi nenry county to
employ an attorney In this county to
ennHucf a t:ix investigation with u
1 The remains were brought to this
- - - - - i and burial was made in Calvary ceme-
As a result of the recent smallpox
tc:ire which followed the discovery of
numerous cab.'s in Moline aud East
Moline and two in Kock Isiaud, the '
health physicians of Moline and Rock
Isla'ud and the superintendents of
schools of the two cities, have adopt-'
e.l a resolution calling upon the pub
lic to take precautions against the dis-;
tFl'XKKAI. OK MIL BOYI.AV. !
The funeral of Patrick Boy lan of
If so 'ake Chamberlain's Cough Rem i B"iar Bluff was held this morning at fp
edv and vou will be pleased. Sold by j 5 oV.ock from the Colona Catholic &Jzftthif
all' drugiists -Ndv.) chuf ch. Rev. Father Foley officiated. -UWtl
Offer a New and Exclusive
Showing of Sanitary
( Each in a sealed envelope.)
Every popular shade oi the
season is included in the line
and they are something in
which every woman will be
interested. Try and see this
new line while it is complete.
Prices SI. 25 to 32.50
We Are Also
showing a new and extensive line of Lace Veiling,
Drapes and Scarfs, as well as every new and desir
able suggestion in Spring and early Summer mil-:
10 lH8 iGliiCI Xntxta tidj istcrei5i
odAu(.rK-wai ana t- i
beita. there rr ;hrJti- I
and& of Free Motr.e- !
A S -i worth irom 40 to
ycj per acre. Thee idndn
r3S are well adr-nted to
i A,Ia1I CI
George W. Ross to William Butter-j
worth and Burton F. Peek, trustees, I
lot 2S. block ll'O, and lots 20, 29 and i
0, block 213, New Shops addition.
uyer, 1'ope & White to W llliam
i Butterworth and Burton F. Peek, trus
tees, lots 24 and 2ti, block 130, lots
4, 6 and S, block 131. New Shops ad
dition, East Moline, $2,125.
Charles K. White to Charles B. and
Minnie O. Stafford, lot 9, block 6, For
rest Hill second addition, Moline, $500.
John McKniry et al to Aler Henke,
Z11 feet east half northwest quarter'
feet ion 28-18-2E, $24U. j
Gertrude L. Hanc.e to Gv Harry j
Smith. Jr., southeast quarter north-i
west quarter section 0-1 7-1 W, $1.
WE SELL MODERN HOUSES
On Monthly Payments
Telephone West 1645 or 1334-Y.
MclNNIS BROS., CONTRACTORS
1513 Eleventh Street.
George Harsbeyg to Anders Maimer,
east half northeast quarter section 35-
Henry Stonil-erg to James E.
' 'The Muscatine club of the Central
association communicated witli the I
' management of the Rock Island Boost-1
' t-rs today and apprised the local ball
. players of the cancellation of the
same scheduled to be played at Mus
! catine tomorrow. No reason for the
action is given and it is supposed that
j the Muscatine team has taken on
some cheaper , proposition. Arrange
ments had been made for dividing the
Kate receipts. As a result of the can
cellation, the local boys are without
a game for tbe morrow.
w m p" r t . . " '
' h&Z&-l'tM grcwuui (Seattle
fit-J&M tHnt Railway
j Medicines that nature are al-
wayg most tuccesful. Chamberlain's
j Cougi Romedy act on this plan. It j
'octem the cough, relieves the luog
j opens the secretions and aids nature
!n restoring the system to a healthy
condition. Sold by all druggists.
( All the news aM the time The
mer, lot 34, Adamsville addition. Mi-
lan. $50. J
Iewis A. Tyler to Sarah Warren, lot
6, block 184, Kast Moline, $800.
Sirah Warren to Iewis A. Tyler, lot
2, block 10. New Shops addition,
East Moline, $2.10t.
ugust Nelin to Oscar E. Ellis, lots
2. 4 and 5, block 3, C. G. Thulin's
addition. Moline, ?l,7of.
.Itiiia I. Carson to Marinus Horsf
kamp. lot 1, block 6, Columbia Park
1 ad'Jitioi.. Moline, $300.
j Julia M. Anderson et al to Max Cohn,
! east half lot 1, block 72, Chi
1 cago or lower addition. Rock Island,
A. Shallberg and T. E. Lundell
to Oscar F. Erickson, section 25-1 S
iw. (,'. A Sh: llberg and T. E. I.undell to
Feu' Ca-Ucn. section 35 18-1W. $4,500.
Ciiii' Orison to G. A. Shallberg and
T. V.. I.undell, northwest quarter
so!i'es( quarter p.-ction 5-17-1W, as
' (tessiirs lot 27, block 2. Erd Wheelock
: I ifteenth street addition, Moline,
i f i.r.fo
. j ' ti: tis M. HuMiart to Oustav A.
! f.remberg, lot 23, Peter Hayes addition,
mm Fr Dnrakt cm. Opta j Reck Island, $1.
f;uyer Pope & White to Carl E. Nel
fon, lot 21, block 208. New Shops ad
dition. East Moline, $350.
- 1 1 c il -1. . . . - i n
TUT Vrn CV J.er, v.uue io Marnaa y ,
inbKttLti jy.ison. lot 20, block 208, New Shops
INSTITUTE, sddiiion. East Moline. $350.
Owtflbt, iu- Charles S. Mick to Thotaa J. EUi-
O. B. Toledo
F. O. B. Toledo
I In mar.y cas the railways in
Canu oave ber-a built m ad
vaice o settlement, and ui a ihort
time there will m be a settler
no need be n.ore than ten or
tlv? ir.Uc frocn a line ol rail
way. KaMwjy rates are letmlatud
ijv cj.3cf?-nr.ier.: (womimsteKjn.
Social Condition Tbe Anieri-
I ran wittier ir. at heme ui W .t-
J em Canada. He is not a uranjjer
m a 5'rajiMe lane, navmft nearly
I a jm-!it of his own beopte i
I reacy settl-i tliere. Send to the
C rir.adan jcn-ra-nerit Atent for
. ateritic ratca, &.c Adoiess
3 C. J. Rroughton
l R. 4 12 . 1 1 -Z W. Adams St
S Overland Model 09T
feat .tfii K d Kr.r.Ui,
Horst Strieter Co
Second Ave., Rock Island, III
Opposite Court House