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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY, MAT 20, im
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SOCIETY WOMAN IS TENNIS ENTHUSIAST;
TAKES PART IN TOURNAMENT AT CAPITAL
Fire at Broom Factory. In a fire
whici brcke out at 2 o'clock yesterday
. morning at the plant of the Davenport
.Broom company at Fifth and Oak
treeta, damage amounting to approxl-
mately 11,500 was done. The cauae of
' me fire la not known and it la thought
that either spontaneous combustion
, or a lighted cigar stub caused the
b'.aze. When the fire department "ar
rived the lower floor of the factory
In a mass of Damn. The raw
materlala in the plant furnished good
food for the fames and It was with
difficulty that the fire waa gotten un
der control. The beat of the flames
melted off a gas meter and the plant
w-as filled with the escaping fumes.
Several of the firemen -were nearly
overcome by the fumes. The loss to
the building will be about $1,000 and
to the materials about $500, which is
covered by Insurance.
Two Houses Robbed. In - two rob
beries which occurred In Davenport
Sunday eveiiing, thieves made success
ful escapes with about $100 in money
and valuables. The first robbery re
ported to the police was at the home
Of Charles Beenk. 20S0 ClauBsen
street. There the thieves entered by
way of the rear door and ransacked
the house securing $7 in cash, two
gold watches and several articles of
men's clothing. Nothing else In the
house was reported lost. In tbe sec
end robbery at the home of Walter
Niemand. 621 West Fourth street,
the thieves entered presumably by
means of a skeleton key. Fifteen
dollars in cash and a trade certificate
for $1 were found missing. In neither
Instance did the thieves leave any
clues that might lead to their identity
Settle for $20,000. Settlement of
the $20,000 damage suit of Edward
Kahl vs. the Dolesoe Bros, company
has been effected and the amount of
the verdict ha been forwarded to the
local ccurt to re paid over to the plain
tiff. The application of the defendant
company for a rehearing before the
Vnlted Btates circuit court of appeals
brought about the settlement. Kahi Is
now confined at St. John's ward of
Mercy hospital with both eyes blinded
and other injuries. He wag injured in
an explosion of dynamite at the Buf
falo quarries on March 9, 1910. On
April 28. 1911. a verdict for $20,000
was rendered by a ji ry In the United
Ctates district court. The appeal was
affirmed In the I'nited States circuit
court of appeals.
Abel Is Out of Hospital. Henry
Alel. 630U Myrtle street, the laborer
who wss hurt in the automobile acci
dent on Arsenal island late Saturday
night, l not as severely Injured as was
a: first thought and was able to leave
6t. Luke's hospital today.
Obituary Record. After an illness
of over a year's duration Miss Carrie
Magdalina Joens. aged 20 years, died
yesterday at the family residence.
1835 West Sixth street. Deceased
M born in Davenport Dec. 14, 1992.
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John
Joens. who survive her. She was edu
cated in the public schools in this city
and has resided here all of her life.
In addition to the parents Miss Joens
Is sirvived by two brothers, William
and John Joens. and one sls'er. Miss
Ella Joens, al' residing at home.
Mrs. John Upshur Morehead.
A prominent figure atlhe .recent
tennis tournament given by the Chevy
Chase club at Washington was Mrs.
John Upshur Morehead of Pittsburgh,
a tennis enthusiast. Mrs. Morehead
was formerly Miss Lillian Chew of
Business Man Held Up. A young
Moiine business man, whose name, at
hi3 request, the police refuse to di
vulge, was the victim of a hold-up at
Twenty-third street and Sixth avenue
Saturday evening at 10 o'clock. The
Tlctim was returning home from down
town when a colored man stepped
from "behind a tree at the crossing and
he'.d a revdlver to his head, ordering
him to throw up hie hands. This order
complied with the thief shoved his
hand in the victim's pocket and ex
tracted a ten-dollar bill. He searched
no other pockets but the one and the
police believe that he must have seen
bis .victim place the bill in that poc
ket earlier In the evening and planned
to get it After securing the money
the negro faced his man s&out ana
ordered him to walk away. The vic
tim, however, turned down the near
est alley and returned up ano-her
street without losing track of the
thug, whom he followed to the Twenty-third
street rai:road crossing. At
this time a west-bound freight train
was passing and the thief boarded it-
New East Moiine Bank. A persis
tent rumor in East Moiine is to the ef
fect that the Mechanics & Merchants
Savings bank of this city is contem
plating the entrance of the field there:
Whether this be true or not H. F.
VIerich. cashier of the local financial
institution would not 6tate.
blame fcr the crash. Dr. Hansen was j
luruiug uuio i iie avenue irom ice ct
ley leading to tts garage and Strum,
it is said, failed to observe read rules.
Obituary Record. Mrs. John An-
derson died at her home, 1164 Twenty,
fifth street, yesterday, aftsr a six
months' illness with tuberculosis. Sh9
was born in Sweden thirty-three year3
ago and came to this country when a
girl. She married John Anderson four
years ago and has lived !n this city
since. Mrs. Anderson is survived by
her widower and two children; Dora
Anderson, aged 3 and a 10 days' old
Mrs. Sophie Schustrom died Satur
day evening at the home of her son.
2538 Third avenue, after a protracted
illness with Bright's disease. Mis3
Sophie Anderson was born in Sweden,
Dec, 16, 1S44, and came to this coun
try" in 1S53. In 1364, Miss Anderson
married J. A. Samuels of this city.
After his death Mrs. Samuels married
a sccona time to P. E. Schustrom In
1874. Mr. Scnustrom died In 1903.
Ernest T. Lind of 1202 Seventh
avenue died at his home, Sunday after
a short illness with pneumonia. He
was born in Moiine, March 2S, 1882.
and had always lived here. Mr. Lind
was educated U- Moiine and :earuea
the trade of machinist at the arsenal
and Mcline Elevator company. In
September, 1910, he went to work for
the Moiine Pressed Steel company
and soon become foreman of the ma
chine shop. In the near future he was
to have been promoted to superin
tendent. Mr. Lind married Isabell
Robb of Rock Island, May 2. 1906. He
Is survived by his widow and three
children: Kenneth, Donald and Ernest
Mrs. O. J. Lorimer went to Vloia
Friday and attended the Mercer coun
ty institute of the W. C. T, U.
Memorial services of the Grand Ar
my of the Republic will be held In the
Methodist church in this city Sunday
evening, May 25. conducted by Rev.
J. B. Uartle.
' Mrs. H. A. Roman returned to her
home in Clinton. Iowa, Friday after
spending ten days with her daughter,
Mrs. Guy Lord.
Mrs. A. C Sells spent Friday in
Monmouth and Calesburg.
Mrs. Minnie Holiemback and 6on
Virgil' arrived home Thursday from
Kansas City, where they have spent
the last six months.
S. B. Guthrie was a Rok Island vis
The young ladies of the College Y.
W. C. A. gave a very pretty Maypole
dance on the college campus Tburs-t
day afternoon, which was witnessed
by a good attendance of interested
people from Aledo and neighboring
cities. Miss Elizabeth White made a
Very' beautiful May queen and was at
tended by the girls of the senior class
and several pages. The dance was
given by 18 young ladies dressed in
white, the prevailing oolor being lilac
and white. After ahe dance a 25 cent
luncheon was served by the young la
dies for the benefit of the society.
Mrs. G. W. Buford of Keithsburg is
spending a few days with her mother,
Mrs. L. B. Lloyd.
Mrs. J. M. Wright and Miss Lucy
Taylor went to Viola Thursday to at
tend the Mercer county institute of
the W. C. T. U.
Mrs. D. J. Odell went to Joy Thurs
day to spend a few days with her
mother, Mrs. Culick.
The death of Edward Noonan oc
curred at the home of his sister, Mrs.
Margaret McGovern, near Aledo, May
7. Mr. Noonan was born in County
Tipperary, Ireland, May 1, 1828, and
came to America with his parents
when a young man. He enlisted in
company A, Illinois infantry, in Au
gust, 1861, and served throughout the
whole war, being wounded at the bat
tle of Fort Donelson. At the close of
the war he married Miss Mary Dona
hue, and resided in Iowa until the
death of his wife three years ago,
when he came to Aledo and made his
home with his sister. Funeral services
wercheld at St. Catherine's Catholic
church in this city, conducted by P.ev.
Father Welsh. The remains, accom
panied by William Noonan and Mrs.
Catherine Bateman of this city and
Daniel Ryan of Chatsworth, were tak
en to Des Moines for burial.
Mrs. James McAdoo returned to
her home in Woodhull Thursday af
ter a short visit with Mrs. J. O. Free
C. W. Baker was a business visitor
in Viola Thursday.
Instead of the regular meeting, the
Columbian club held a meeting "In
Honor of Mother" at the home of Mrs.
W. H. Holmes Wednesday afternoon,
with Mrs. Holmes, Mrs. Thede, Mrs.
Emma Boyd, Mrs. Thompson and Mrs.
Fannie Bolton, committee. The house
was beautifully decorated with white
and green. Fifty-three members were
present. The following program was
given by the committee, after which
a short social was enjoyed and light
refreshments were served by the com
mittee. Paper, "Origin of Mother's Day"
Piano Solo Mrs. Bolton.
Reading, "A Noble Work" Mrs.
Recitation, "Before It Is Too Late'
with encore, "Where Is Mamma?"
Miss Beulah Bolton.
Reading, "The Bravest Battle"
Song, "Songs Our Mothers Sang"
Piano Solo. "Old Black Joe-' with
variations Mrs. Bolton.
Each member was presented with a
white carnation, and all felt this was
one of the most pleasant and interest
ing meetings of the year.
The remaining four honor students
of the Aledo high school senior class
have been announced by Principal A.
F. Caldwell, and will deliver their es
says and orations at the commence
ment exercises Mry 29. John Rose
will be the literary orator and Miss
Lois Vertrees the literary essayist,
because their productions were select
ed as the best of those submitted.
Charles Forner will be class orator
and Miss Katie Ewing class essayist.
Thee two were selected by a popular
ity vote of the class.
Mrs. C. G. Odeil and daughter Sel-
ma went to Burgess Wednesday to
vibit Mrs. Odell's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Samuel Meek.
Mrs. T. II. Childs and Miss Gladys
D-ury of near New Boston spent
Thursday here and attended the May
pole festival held at the college.
Mr. and Mrs. Z. Miller have moved
here from Oquawka and will reside in
the east part of the city.
J. W. Edwards was a Monmouth vis
itor Friday. .
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Ramsey left Fri
day fcr Cadiz, Ohio, where they will
make an extended visit with relatives.
From there they plan to go to New
Jersey and New York where they will
visit relatives and friends. Mrs. Ram
sey's mother, Mrs. J. M. Wilson, ac
companied them as far as Chicago, go
ing from there to Indianapolis, Ind., to
visit her daughter, Mrs. Nannie Wal
lace. Mrs. C. Daves and two daughters,
Dorothy and Delene, went to Keiths
burg Thursday to visit Mrs. S. Thomp
son. Mrs. W. C. Nicholson and little' son,
James, of Joy were Aledo visitors
Mrs. J. J. Noble of New Boston
spent Thursday with friends in this
Mrs. J. S. McCreight went to Viola
Friday to spend the day at the home
of J. W. McCreight
Mrs. J. A. Matchneer and daughter.
Miss Olive, went to Rock Island Thurs
day to spend the day.
Miss Anna Doran went to Keiths
burg, Friday, to spend a few days with
Vaccinate School Children. Owing
to the large number of cases of small
pox in East Moiine, Dr. J H. Long,
city health officer, ; has issued an or
der that all children net vaccinated
last winter, must be before entering
school. As a result the school build
ings were closed Monday and . fumi
gated and the children were given the
day off. The disease spread to such
an alarming degree last week that it
was decided some measures must be
taken to check it and the orders came
as the result.
Local Option at Club. Another lo
cal option question will be voted on to
night at the Moiine club annual elec
tion. A preferential vote is to be
taken upon this feature of the organ
ization, the directors desiring to ob
tain an expression from the members
concerning the question whether or
net the "locke- system" is desired.
Two other important questions will, be
balloted upon, preferential votes in
both cases. For some time it has neen
evident that. there must be some new
means devised of increasing t"he reve
nue of tbe club in order to balance the
additonal expenditures which are re
quired in the new quarters. It is there
fore to be asked the men of the or
ganization if they would countenance
an augmenting of the dues from $24 to
$30 per annum. The only other method
of remedying the situation declared
one cf the directors is to increase the
membership to 400. Still another pro
position is that to place a nominal
charge for the use of the billiard and
To Let School Contract The Wat
ertown school board after consider
able controversy has at last appoint
ed a day for the letting of a contract
for a new school building. The school
directors will meet on Friday next to
open bids and finally let the contract.
Last Saturday afternoon the school
trustees of Hampton township met at
the school and sold the old build
ing and site, consisting of two lots.
The property was purchased by Dan
McNeil, his bid being $2000, he being
the only bidder. The agitation for a
new school house started at Water
town last January. At one time an ef
fort was made to unite the district
with the East Moiine school dstrlct.
The school trustees of South Moiine
wre in favor and the trustees of
Hampton were opposed, and the mat-!
ter wag drepped. Then the Water
town district voted the legal limit and
another vote was taken for $8,000.
Auto, Hits Motorcycle. A motor
cycle ridden by Arvid S'-rum, and a
ycung woman, crashed into an auto
mobile driven by Dr. A. C. Hansen,
on First avenue, near Ninth street, in
Silvis, Sunday afternoon. The young
woman escaped Injury and the young
man was only slightly hurt, and the
driver, it is said, admits be was to
Miss Martha Odell spent Wednes
day with Watertown relatives.
Miss Harriett Wolverton of Qulncy
is spending a week with her brother
William Wandschneider returned
from Omaha Thursday after a short
Joe French is ill with rheumatism.
Miss Hazel McDaniels of Rock Is
land visited with Miss Lela Ausbrook.
William Bishop was here from Port
Byron Thursday visiting relatives.
The Royal Neighbors met Thursday
evening at their hall with a large at
tendance. Several visitors from East
Moiine were present" A very enjoy
aoie evening was spent. Lunch was
served by the following ladies: Mrs.
Amanda Allsbrow. Mrs. William Lee,
Mrs. William Bishop and Mrs. George
Mrs. H. S. Rose and Mrs. Hawkins
and son, all of Rock Island, were Wat
ertown visitors Wednesday and at
tended the 10 cent coffee at the home
of Mrs. C. L. Trevillyan.
Mrs. D. Y. Allsbrow and Mrs. Otto
Peterson went to Port Byron Friday
evening to attend the installation of
Royal Neighbors there.
Mrs. L. H. Snow is visiting relatives
in Rock Island.
Golda Schafer of Hampton visited
Thursday with Miss Mable Mohr.
Mrs. C. V. Vonfunk and children of
Silvis spent Friday with Mrs. Frank
The Misses Bertha and Mary Scha-
fer of Port Byron spent from Wednes
day until Friday with relatives here.
The Epworth league of the Metho-
dist church held its annual election
of officers Thursday evening resulting
President Walter Clausen.
First Vice President Mrs. Harry
Second Vice President Mrs. Frank
Third Vice President Miss Grace
Fourth Vice President Miss Ellen
Secretary Charles Coleman.
Treasurer Mrs. Walter Clausen.
Pianist Miss Reesey.
Mrs. J. D. Dickman of Rock Island
spent Friday at the home of her moth
er, Mrs. S. P. Cosner.
Mrs. William Driggs is spending
several days in Moiine at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. Joseoh Bradford,
who is quite ill at the city hospital.
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Willie Hunt had the misfortune to
break his arm while playing ball last
Conrad Schadt and Emil Klebe are
at work at Carbon Cliff, laying cement
walks. Later they will go to Hilan to
lay walks for the village.
The Kensington club met Tuesday
with Mrs. Clark.
Mr. Henson and two daughters have
gone to Oklahoma to make their home.
Mrs. A. Fry and son spent a few
days last week at Weswick, Iowa.
R. S. Silvis had ,as guests Mr. and
Mrs. Stevens of Geneseo.
Mrs. T. J. Rumsey entertained the
members of the eighth grade in honor
of Miss Millen, their teacher, at a sur
prise party last Friday evening.
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Games, contests and music preceded a
The members of the Baptist Ladles'
Ai.l society met at the church Wednes
day afternoon. A nice lunch followed
some time spent with needlework.
Myrtle Plemens is ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mier enter
tained the Crescent Reading and Em
broidery club Tuesday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Tubbs and
linre grandson, Robert Andrew Mur
ray, have returned home from a visit
with relatives and friends in the vi
cinity of Port Byron.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Walsh and
niece have returned home from a visit
at Muscatine, Iowa.
Miss Edna Peterson entertained a
number of young people a't ber home
out in the rountry last Friday evening
at a surprise party. A nice supper
followed several hours spent in mu
sic, games and contests..
Hibbard Engle 13 visiting relatives
Work on the new Methodist parson
age is progressing rapidly.
A new confectionery 6tore will be
started in the Crowder building.
The members of the Memorial Meth
odist church Ladles' Aid society will
give a supper arid sale of fancy work
at the church Thursday evening. This
is the ladies' annual kazar.
I. B. Falkner of Trenton, Mo.,, has
purchased the Miner property on
Tenth street from Fred V.'encke and
will take possession soon. He former
ly resided here.
Professor McKnight ha3 resigned as
principal of tbe Silvis schools. Miss
Reimers, who fcachts the fourth
grade also has resigned. All the other
teachers have been re-engaged.
Mrs. Kitty Pine visited her mother
at Windsor last week.
Mrs. Charles Goodwin of East Mo
lino visited friends here Wednesday.
Miss Mildred Dorman entertained a
number cf her little girl friends at a
surprise party last Wednesday. A nice
supper was served after some time
s?ent in muEi', carries and contes's.
A new boy has arrived at the hema
of G. Bell.
T. Crawford is planning ta build
seeral houses on Second avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Nllson have return
ed tome from a visit in New Mexico.
Mis. Conrad Schadt is visiting rela
tives at Andalusia.
Miss Coleman of Rapids City visited
friends here 'ast week.
Miss Viola Lund visited at Barstow
E Lund and wife visited relatlves'at
news all tho time Tb.3
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