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THE ROCE ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY, JULY 22, 1913.
Day in Davenport
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dry, ellver and goldpla'ed ware, and ;
ether valuables totaling In amount
nearly $300, were secured by burglars
who entered the home of William Car.
tens.. 110 Park lane, last week .while
the family wai away, and successfully
looted the residence. Mr. Carstena.
who was cotiueJ cf the robbery, re
- turned to. the pity Simday and furn
ished a list of the missing valuables
to the Davenport police. That the
thieves took their time in ransacking
the dwelling was apparent. No hidden
corner of the house was undisturbed
by the robbers in their search far
bocty. The police have several clues
to the Identity of the burglars and it
Is believed arrests will follow.
Steals Savings Eank. There are
many ways to rob a bank; most of
"which have been tried with more or
less success. However, a brand new
""ay was discovered by City Detec
tives John Kinney and William Bishop
ihen they arrested a daring bank rob
ber In the person of Harry O. Tillman,
colored, as he was retreating for
safety toward the river on Brady
Street. Tillman's theory is this: Take
Ihe bank with you. find some secluded
fprt far from the beaten paths of
travel blow up the safe, throw the
fragments into the river, and flee with
:he booty. The difficulty In Tillman's
plan was in getting the safe to the
aforementioned secluded spot Ills
hurry to reach the river attracted the
two defectives, who stopped him and
inquired what he had hidden beneath
his coat. Tfle man was taken to tle
station and held over night. In the
morning Miss Josle Walker, a colored
woman, came to the station and re
ported that she had been robbed of
her bank containing some $7. She
gave a description of the tiny eafe and
Identified the strong box found in
Tillman's possession. 'Yo' see. Je'ge,
Ah was 1st keepin' It fo' her. Ah" was
was afraid1 some othah man might
steal It." explained Tillman in police
court yesterday. Tillman was sent to
Jail for 80 days.
Pastor on Vacation. Dr. P. Mc
Dowell, pastor of Calvary Baptist
chuTch. wife and daughter, Mary, and
Mrs. Anr.a L. Washburn, left yester
day for the ast. They will go via
Niagara Falls and Rochester, N. Y.,
to New England where they will spend
a six weeks' vacation, returning home
Kept. 6. During his stay in New Eng
land. Dr. McDowell will make his head
quarters at the home of Rev. Guy C.
Lamson, field secretary for the Ameri
can Baptist Publliation society, at 983
River street, Hyde park, Boston,
Mass., and can be reached at that ad
dress. In District Court. 3. P. Bawden. at
torney for the estate, filed a petition
for letters of administration In the
estate of the late Don Grant. The
court is asked to appoint Mary A.
Grant, mother of the deceased, admin
istratrix of the estate.
The answer of the defendant In the
suit of the Herbert Clothing company
against James S. McGrejor was filed
by Waldo Becker, attorney. Allega
tions of indebtedness contained in the
plaintiff's petition are denied by the
Attorney Waldo Becker filed an ap
pearance for Louis Schaudr, one o!
the defendants In the suit of Blanche
Louis Schauder and
Files Damage. Petition. P. W.
Kaapper, by his attorney, 'Waldo
Becker, filed a petition of suit for $125
cgainst William Fletcher for damages
alleged to have resulted to a horse be
longing to the plaintiff In a collision
with a . rig of the defendant's near
Princeton. Feb. 21. According to the
petition, the horse in question was
laid up for 30 days from injuries re
ceived in the accident.
jlin, Schleswig-Holstein. in which is
; situated the home of the Thomsen's,
as well as other parts of Germany.
This is the first time Mr. Thomson has
been In the "Fatherland" for 31 years,
i Kinrn hA first emigrated here. He is
one of the prosperous farmers adjoin
ing this city.
Licensed to Wed. The followins
marriage licenses have been issued"
Rev. OUo C. Geisler and Eina Moeller,
Davenport; Waiter E. Baam, Garri
son, Iowa and Jessie E. Crans, Dav
enport; Robert S. Taylor, Davenport
end Florence Snyder, Harrisburg, Pa.;
Joseph E. Brown and Jennie Crull,
Davenport; Fred Humphrey, (Daven
port and Cora White, Clarence, Mo.
Merchants Protest. A petition pro
testing against the closing of the Rock
Island railway bridge over the West
Locust street road signed by 150 rest
tlenta of Northwest Davenport and
country districts adjoining was pre
sented to Mayor Mueller to be taken
up at the next council meeting. Im
mediately following the receipt of the
petition Mayor Mueller called a con
ference with E. L. Goff, division
freight agent, and G. W. Rourke, su
perintendent of the Illinois division
cf the Rock Island. It is practically
Impossible to open up a crossin
where the present bridge stands but
the Rock Island officials said that J
possible a crossing at grade would be
built some distance from the present
bridge, probably to the north. The
merchants of Northwest Davenport
are protesting because the closing of
the bridge has shut off their country
trade from a large territory, and farm,
ers coming into the city are forced to
make a detour of several miles,
Receives Appointment. F. A. Mast,
who for the paet several years has
been connected with the Pittsburgh
Fla.e Glass company, has been ap
pointed assistant secretary and man
ager of the Texas Glass and Paint
company, with general offices at
Dallas, and with warehouses at Dallas
Houston and San Antonio. For the
last eeven years, Mr. Mast has been
western traveling auditor of the Pitts
t'urg Plate Glass company, and prior
to that time was in the Davenport of
fice of the company. He 1b the son of
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Mast of this city.
Davenport Man Deserts Navy. A
Reward of $50 has been posted by the
navy department for the arrest of Rob
ert McCauslin of Davenport, who re
cently enlisted In the navy and who
had been stationed at the Great Lakes
training station at Chicago. A dis
patch from Chicago yesterday morn
ing states that the young man de-
berted several days ago.
To Stand Expense. The Scott
county board of supervisors me, yes.
lerday in regular, session and consid
a. t al al t .
By F. A. MITCHEL
Obituary Record. Mrs. Antoinette
Griebel. 26 years old, died at 8 o'clock
Sunday morning at the family home,
1204 Harrison street, after a prolong
ed illness. She was born in Daven
port, Feb. 7, 1887, and was married
here six years ago to Rudolph Griebel.
Surviving are the husband, two sons,
Raymond and Theodore Griebel, one
brother, Frank Sommer of Gilmore,
Iowa, and the parents, Mr. and Mrs.
D. Sommer cf 'St. Louis. Funeral
cervices will be held at 9 o'clock
Wednesday morning from St. Joseph's
church with interment in Fairaount
BROKER SAYS WIFE
ASKED LOVE TEST
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Mrs. Harry A. Trenholm.
Chicago, July 22. The wife of Har
ered the proposed plan to pave a mile ry A. Trenholm, Chicago broker, who
of the Bettendorf road with brick. ! is suing for divorce on the ground that
Among those interested in the im-1 his wife deserted him, declares he was
frovement are Joe R. Lane and Col
cnel George W. rrench. It is under
stood that ti e n-onicters of the im-
not properly affectionate. He told the
judge that he had shown all the af
fectlon he could. Once, he averred.
provement have agreed to stand half i 6ne nad complimented him on his neat
the expense of the paving.
On Trip to Continent. Mr. and Mr3.
Henry Thorasen, residing on R. R. No.
1 out of Davenport and Mr. and Mrs.
John Koevling of this city, together
with other friends residing elsewhere,
left Davenport yesterday for New
York, where they 'will spend two
months revisiting old scenes on the
continent. They expect to sail oa the
Trerident Lincoln and will visit Bar-
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Geo. W. Vanx. O. A.
Xi f. Clark Slmi
appearance in a frock coat and he had
put hi3 arm around her.
He charged that his wife flirted with
"Our Sparati6n at Denver started
from a talk we had regarding him,"
said Trenholm. "At the mention of
the subject my wife started to quar
rel with me and scratched my face
v.ith her fingernails, but as I did not
say anything about it, Ehe replied.
'You're to soft you don't know enouyh
to get mad.'
"I refused to show any anger over
the matter, with the result she be
came rather angry at me. I told her
not to scratch or kick me in the shins
any more and I don't think we ever
had any other trouble after that.
"A year later in Chicago I asked
her regarding coming back to live
with ine and she said if I thought 1
vould be mere affectionate than I had
beer. si:e would give me a 'three days'
X the Ukraine, Russia, the
woman does all the courting.
When she falls, in love with a
man she goes to his house
and Informs him of the state of her
feelings. If he reciprocates, all Is well,
and the formal marriage la duly ar
ranged. If, however, he is nnwilling.
she remains there, hoping to coax him
tojt better mind. The poor fellow can
not treat her with the least discourtesy.
nor biis he the consolation of being
able to torn her out, as her friends in
such a case would feel bound to avenge
the Insult His remedy, therefore, if
determined not to marry her. is to
learo his borne and stay away as long
as she is In it.
One day Peter Komienzoff, a bache
lor, living in the Ukraine with his moth
er, while doing some work about his
little place, heard a light step. looked
up. and there before him stood Anna
Avienieff, blushing and with ber eyea
cast down to tbe ground.
"'What brings you to our cottage,
Anna Avienieff?" asked refer, know
ing very well what brought her there.
"I hare come, Peter, to make you a
"I am busy today, Anna, and have no
time to listen to your proposition."
"I will wait until you are at leisure."
She went into tbe bouse, and. being
met by Peter's mother, the old woman
asked her what she wanted
"To help you with your work. You
are not so strong as you were formerly
and need assistance."
On the contrary. I am in better
health than for many years. I dont
need any one to help me."
Anna did not appear to mind a rebuff
from the woman, though when Peter
hod shown that he was disposed to
get rid of her she shivered a little.
She began to sweep. The old woman.
knowingthe customs of the country
and understanding that the girl had
come to marry her son and that she
must not be treated with discourtesy,
permitted her to sweep on. while she
herself attended to some baking for
At supper time Peter came in. He
apoke to Anna and at the table was
careful to serve her from every dish
After supper he went to his room.
where he spent some time, and when
he came out be carried n leather bag.
"I am sorry, Anna, to have to leave
you, but 1 must go away for awhile.
My mother will be glad to have you
with her during my absence. Goodby,
mother. Be good to Anna."
Anna colored, but made no comment
on this action; which she knew was in
tended to get rid of her. Peter put out
his hand, saying goodby: but. pretend
ing she did not see it. she turned and
went into another room. Then Peter
The customs of Ukraine may be dif
ferent from other places, but tbe fetni
nine constitution is the same every
w here. Anna Avienieff did not relish
the rejection of her suit." but sbe made
no complaint. She had one strong
point in her favor in having possession
of the premises, and possession is6nid
to be nine points of the law. She
stayed right where she was. and the
next morninsr when Peter s mother
arose to do her chores and get the
breakfast she found them all done and
the brenkfast ready.
The old woman was wroth -with the
cot tell ber so, fearing that Anna's
brothers would hold Peter accountable.
Anna did most of the work (Turing that
day. and the old woman, having little
to do, sat by the fireplace and doted
This continued every day for a month,
Peter's mother gradually sinking Intc
an easy life.
On the morning of the thirty-Crst
day after Peter's departure his mother
awoke and did not hear the sound of
preparation to which sbe bad grown
accustomed. Neither did Anna come
into ber room with a basiu of water
for her, as usual. The house was per
fectly still. Tbe old woman got tip
and looked in tbe kitchen. Xo one
was there. The fire bad gone out.
She went to Anna's room and looked
in. Anna was not there.
There was nothing for it but to get
her own breakfast and do the usual
cleaning. Besides, it was wash day.
and the laundering must bo done.
During the day she sent for Peter, and
when he came home for supper be
found his mother tired out.
The next morning Peter got up early
and did the chores. He did not know
how to cook, so be was obliged to let
his mother Cook the breakfast. Dur-
ng the day the old woman tried to
do the work, but sbe had become used
to dozing before the fire. Besides, she
missed the bum of the little working
bee. The house was permitted to get
dirty, and things that the old woman
had before kept in repair were wear
ing out. Teter found that his mother
so disliked to get up in the early morn
ing that he learned to cook tbe break
fast himself. But he did not like do
ing so and liked the breakfasts he
cooked still less.
"One morning who should come up j
the walk but Anna. Teter. radiantly
happy, went to meet her. Leading her
in. his old mother put her arms around
tbe girl's neck.
And then and there a marriage was
arranged to take place soon, but not
too soon for Peter.
MOTHER OF GRANT BRIDE
'DENIES PLEDGE IS MADE
Los Angeles, CaL, July 22. "My
daughter is possessed of an independ
ent fortune left her by her former hus
band, and she Is not in need. I do not
believe the reports sent from San Di
ego of the prenuptial agreement
with Mr. Grant," said Mrs. M. E. Deer
ing, mother of Mr3. America Will.
Mrs. Will was secretly married to
U. S. Grant, son of the former presi
dent, on July 12, the affair being an
nounced at a dinnsr at San Diego last
Saturday night. Because only one of
Mr. Grant's five children attended the
dinner, reports were spread of an es
trangement between the groom and hU
children over a prenuptial agreement
with the bride, whereby she was to
have half of tbe Grant fortune and her
14-ycar-old eon was to be educated at
Grant and his bride visited Mrs,
Deering while en route to San Fran
cisco. After they had left, Mrs. Deer
ing said she did not believe there was
any family estrangement
"Mr. Grant told me that he never
had any Idea of cutting his children
on in his will, and that the only ar
rangement made before the marriage
was one looking to the education of my
uaugmers son," she concluded.
aionon im tiui of Lebanon. Ind..
says. My wire bad Inflammatory
rheumatism in eTcry muscla and
joint; her suffering was terri'ale and
her body and face were swollen al
most beyond recognition; had been
in bed for six weeks and had eight
physicians, but received no benefit
until she tried Dr. Detchon's 'Relief
for Rheumatism. It gave Immediate
relief and sbe was able to walk In
three days. I am sure it saved ber
life." Sold by Otto Grotjan, 1501 Sec
ond avenue, Rock Island, and Gust
Schlegcl & Son, 220 Second street
Davenport (AdT.) j
girl for usurping her work, but dared
How She Wai Saved From
Surgeon's Knife by Lydia
E. Pinkham's Vegeta
Mogadore, Ohio. "The first twoyears
I aa married I suffered so much from
female troubles and
bearing down pains
that I could not
stand on my feet
long enough todo my
work. The doctor
said I would have to
undergo an opera
tion, but my husband
wanted me to try
Lydia E. Pinkham's
pound first I took
three bottles and it made me well and
strong end I avoided a dreadful opera
tion. I now have two fine healthy chil
dren, and I cannot say too much about
has dono for me. " Mrs. Leg
Manges, R. F. D. 10, Mogadore, Ohio.
Why will women take chances with
en operation or drag out a sickly, half
hearted existence.missing three-fourths
of the joy of living, when they can find
health in Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
For thirty years it has been the stand
ard remedy for female ills, and has re
stored the health of thousands of women
who have been troubled with such ail
ments as displacements, inflammation,
ulceration, tumors, irregularities, etc
. llJ!? want 'pwial advice write to
lydia E. Pinkham Xedieiae Co. (confl
dent ial Lynn, Mass. Yonr letter will
be oneaed, read and answered by a
woman and held la strict confidence.
Washington Announcement of the
appointment by Secretary Lane of Dr.
L. R. Ellis of LJot Springs, Ark., to be
superintendent of the Hot Springs res
ervation, has been made. Dr. Ellis
was recommended by Senators Clarke
Washington A long drawn-out con
test over the western Washington
federal judgeship ended when the sen
ate confirmed the nomination of Jere
miah Neterer of Bellingham, Wash., to
succeed Cornelius Hanford as judge of
Nome, Alaska The gasoline schoon
er Mary Sachs, a vessel of thirty-three
tons net register, which has been en
gaged in trading out of Nome, has
been purchased by Vilhjalmar Shef
ansson as the third vessel of the Cana
dian polar expedition, which he will
lead into the arctic.
- Virginia, 111. Charles M. Tinney of
Springfield, former private secretary
to ex-Governor Deneen, has sold TfTs
Virginia Gazette, the leading repub
lican organ of Cass county, to Henry
McDonald, a veteran newspaperman
here. Tinney has published the Ga
sette for 35 years.
Trenton, N. J. Governor Fielder
has filed with the secretary of .state
nominating petitions placing himself
before the people at the September
primary as a candidate for the demo
cratic nomination for governor. The
governor asked that thte words "pro
gressive democrat," be printed op
posite his name on the primary bal
lets. San Francisco Sylvester S. Battin,
Jr., Pacific coast agent, of the Kre
mentz Jewelry Co., of Newark, N. J.,
was arrested here charged specifically
with the larceny of 51,764, but in the
complaint the company's representa
tive swore that Battin's shortage
would amount to $50,000. Bail was
set at $10,000.
Washington T. A. Keating, Arthur
Hewitt. Bob Clark and Gilbert Mullins,
serving life imprisonment sentences
for the murder of a guard in the Leav
enworth penitentiary in 1901, when
they with twentytwo other prisoners,
mutinied and escaped, will be re
leased. President Wilson has com
muted their sentences.
hi- sit . t I
A pretty young woman, evidently in great
trouble, comes suddenly into the life of a
young lawyer with an urgent plea for help.
Although he assures her of his willingness
to aid her she steadfastly refuses to tell her
name or to disclose the cause of her fe ts,
only permitting him to assist her to a train
bound for a distant city.
How he falls in love with ..he mysterious
young friend, his long search for her, and
how he locates her just in time to save
her from a terrible fate is entertainingly
told in our new serial ,
The Mysftery of Mary
By GRACE LIVINGSTON HILL LUTZ
A clever story of love and mystery. Be sure
to get the issue with the first installment
appearing in tomorrow's issue.
A. McCully, commanding the presi
dential yacht Mayflower, has been
transferred to the cruiser California
of the Pacific fleet, relieving Captain
Alexander S. Halstead, whose tour of
sea duty has expired. Commander
William D. McDougall, commanding
the gunboat Nashville, has been pro
moted to command the Mayflower.
Don't fail to attend the moonlight
excursion on the barge Mississippi
Tuesday and Wednesday evening,
July 22 and 23. (Adv.)
Chamberlain's Stomac'a and Liver
Tablet gently stimulate the liver and
bowels to expel poisonous matter,
cleanse the system, cure constipation
and sick headache. Sold by all drug
Madison, Wis. Judge John C. Feh
landt of the municipal court has ruled
in an opinion that the motion pic
ture theaters in Madison- may remain
open on Sundays if pictures of a re
ligious character or which the court
might rule as morally uplifting are
displayed and a percentage of the re
ceipts given to a charitable organ
Boston Mrs. Jennie May Eaton,
charged with having murdered her
husband. Rear Admiral Joseph G. Eat
on, failed in an effort to force the
government to show lt3 hand before
her trial in. October. The court de
nied motions made by her counsel to
compel the district attorney to fur
nish him with a transcript of the
grand jury testimony to grant access-
to all e: bits to be used at the trial.
Washington Congress has been
called upon by President Wilson for
its formal decision whether Rear Ad
miral Robert E. Peary, U. S. N., re
tired, may accept the decoration of
Grand Officer of the Legion of Honor
conferred upon him by President Poin
care of France, in recognition of his
Washington President Wilson has
pardoned T. F. Baker and John Wish
ard, convicted at Abilene, Texas, April
13. 1913. of violation of the national
bank act and each sentenced to five
years in the penitentiary. No portion
of the sentences had been served and
the president's action was baaed on
the ground of innocence.
Washington Commander Newton
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