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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. MONDAY, SEPTEflBER 15, 1013.
DAY IN DAVENPORT
Falls From Balcony A wife and I
turn email children In Austria arm nr. I
paring to set sail for their sew home
in America, The husband and father !
died at Mercy hospital from concus
sion of the brain and a fractured
skull, the result of a plunge of 18 feet
down the stairs from the balcony of
the Lyric theatre. Davenport, Satur
day. J oh an n Kubisch, supposed to
have been drinking, entered the play
house about 8:40 o'clock. Shortly
afterward attaches of the theatre
heard a noise as of some heavy ob
ject falling a great distance. They
Investigated and discovered the uncon
scious form of the Austrian lying at
the foot of the stairs. He had fallen
'from the top step, a distance of 18
feet The police were notified and Dr.
Ficke and the city ambulance were
hurried to the scene. The man was
rushed to Mercy hospital In an at
tempt to save his life. The balcony
was not open to patrons of the house
and no one saw Kubisch climb the
stairs. He was alone when he entered
the theatre to view the motion pic
tures. The man was not identified un
till after he had been taken to the
hospital. He has been in this coun
try but a short time and has been
sending his earnings across the water
to his little family. A short time ago
he wrote to his wife to come to Amer
ica with their children, that he had
a home for them. Kubisch never re
gained consciousness and death come
to him shortly after midnight. !
Settlement Work. The ladies' board
of the West Side Settlement held their
regular meeting Kriday afternoon at
the Commercial club. It was decided
to maintain an all-day kindergarten
nursery for children under school kin
dergarten ace. A hot lunch will be
given them at noon. It will open a
week from next Monday.
Licensed to Wed. The following
marriage licenses were issued Satur
day by Clerk of Ilistrict Court Harry
J. McFarland: William K. Mackelroy
and Eva Large, Davenport; Frank L.'
Kppley and Jessie L. Caton. Daven
port; Frank W. Brown and Dortny C.
Smith, Davenport; Edmund Boston,
Hock Island; and Burnice Pickett,
Building Increases. Davenport has
a gin of bO per cent in tha amount of
its building permits for the month of
AuguMt. 1S13, as compared to the cor
responding montli of 1912. This is an
excellent showing inasmuch as the
building trade of the country for the
past month shows a decrease of 19
per cent. T.uildirtg permits were taken
in 71 cities in August for the construc
tion of 17.656 buildings at an estimated
cost of $o7.9&6,532 as against 19.732
buildings involving J71.741.8C3 for the
corresponding month a year ago, a
decrease of 2,076 buildings and $13,-
755,271 or 19 per cent.
Fire in Grocery. Fire of & myster
ious origin broke out in the grocery
6tore of Austin J. Showalter, 1528 Har
rison street, at 4 o'clock Saturday aft
ernoon, causing a loss of $1,000, which
is covered by Insurance. The blaze
broke out in a back upstairs room
filled with crated goods and did not
estend into the. store proper or dam
age any of the good3 there. It smold
ered for several; minutes before being
Report of Jury. Five true bills
were returned by the grand jury Sat
urday in a partial report to Judge
Donegan in the district court.
The jury was. then temporarily ex
cused, subject to the call of court to
conclude its deliberations for the Sep
tember term. County Attorney Fred
Vollmer will be kept busy in district
court this week and it is probable the
grand Jury will not reconvene until
the week after. Following were the
Mrs. Winifred Barnett, colored, mur
der in the first degree.
Charles T. Cooper, obtaining money
by false pretenses.
William Sayles, colored, robbery
and breaking and entering (two
Earl Burke, colored, assault with la
tent to commit murder.
Joe Miller, larceny from the person.
In the case of T ..H. Jones, colored,
bound over for obtaining money from
local merchants on a pamphlet known
as the "Porter's Guide," no bill vas re
Mrs. Barnett is charged with hav
ing shot and killed her nusDana.
George Barnett, colored, on the nignt
of May 1. Cooper is alleged to nave
passed a worthless check on C i.
Fetterer for $13, June 10. William
Sayles is held for the robbery of the
residence of Dr. H. A. Braun, J-'-'U
Newberry street, on the afternoon of
August 14. Two counts were returned
against the negro. One for breaking
and entering the home; the other for
robbing Mrs. Braun of $1.0d. Earl
Burke is charged with having shot his
father-in-law, George Williams, at the
latter's home, June 20. Williams re
covered. Joe Miller is held for pick
ing the pocket of Charles F. Haines
at the Davenport station of the Rock
Island railroad, June 1. There are
other cases before the grand jury
which will be taken up when that body
convenes after the recess of a week.
Among them is that of Tom Glenos
the Greek fruit dealer, alleged to have
received stolen .fruit, the property of
the Lagomarcino-Grupe company.
Divorce Decrees. Decrees of di
vorce were granted by default Satur
day by Judge Donegan to the follow
ing plaintiffs: Mamie Wilson against
Louis Wilson, Josephine Knoebber
against Fred Knoebber. Mrs. Wilson
was represented by Attorney Louis E.
Roddewig and C. H. Murphy appeared
for Mrs. Knoebber. A decree of di
vorce was granted to Emma Stein-
hauer against William C. Stelnhauer.
They were married Nor. 26. 1903.
Cruel and inhuman treatment was the
Buys Farm. Dr. Charles W. Smith.
2310 East Locust street, has bought !
of Charles H. Booth. 1055 Arlington
avenue, the 34-acre farm including all !
buildings, located one mile north of
Davenport, for $10,200. In return he
has sold to Mr. Booth his property !
known as 2623 Fair avenue, and as '
2310 East Locust street, and three lots
on McClellan avenue, all for $7,200.
Dr. and Mrs. Smith will Improve the
farm and make it their future home.
He will take possession Marchvl. 1914.
Obituary P.ecord. Fay Jackson, the
4-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Floyd L. Jackson, died at 8 o'clock
Saturday morning at the home of her
parents, 1921 Summit avenue. Death
occurred after a brief illness. The
child was born in Davenport and is
survived, in addition to the parents,
by a sister, Leona, and three brothers,
Leslie, Willie and Clifford Jackson.
Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock
yesterday afternoon from the family
home, with interment in Oakdale cem
Mrs. Anna Rada, S4 years old, died
at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon at a
local hospital after a prolonged illness.
Decedent was born in Hungaria and
has been a resident of Davenport fori
the past 40 years. She is survived
by a second cousin, Mrs. Karl Frisch.
The body was removed to the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Garl Frisch. 622 Chris
ty street, from which the funeral was
held this morning at 8:30 o'clock
with services at 9 o'clock at St. Jo
seph's church. Burial was made in
St. Marguerite's cemetery.
Gary, Ind., Fights Telephone Competition
"The threatened 'monopoly of the telephone service of
Lake county is nothing to be frightened at. Bather it i3
something to be welcomed. The telephone is one of thosa
natural monopolies that do not admit of competition. To
secure the best service, one company is all that is needed.
' The passing of the independent companies in northwest
ern Indiana adds to the public convenience and then
" extends the usefulness of the telephone. That is the entire
"If the monopoly charges too much, the tolls can be
reduced by law. There is no doubt on that point. If the
service is not satisfactory, the monopoly can be made to
make it satisfactory," Gary Tribune, August 0, 1912,
Central Union Telephone Company
A. J. Beverlin, District Manager
New Use For Motorcycle; Take Family on Outing
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Here's. a new use for a motorcycle. It's fine for the family to take nn outing on. This will be a common
sight soon,, as fond parents become accustomed to "piling on" the youngsters.
south of town Saturday evening and
gave her a very pleasant surprise in
honor of her 15th birthday. A good
time was enjoyed and light refresh
ments were served.
Mrs. Horner Mead of Aledo spent
Tuesday and Wednesday with rela
Mrs. T. A. Dunlap and Lucy Spicer
attended the W. C. T. U. meeting in
Miss Esther Brasmer , was thrown
la buggy while out riding Saturday
evening. Her collar bone was frac
tured and she suffered a few bruises.
Miss Myrtle Harrison of Keithsburg
came Tuesday morning to assist Miss
Margaret Thomas in the millinery
store during the season.
The Misses Esthernd Emma John
son returned to Galesburg Monday.
After a two weeks' visit with home
U. G. Elliott of the Galesburg Even
ing Mail spent a few day this week
with his mother, Mrs. A. Elliott.
Mrs. James Ellis and daughter Bea-
sie, departed Wednesday evening on
I a trip to Newell. South Dakota, where
I they will visit with their -son and
brother, J. M. Adams and family.
Miss Leora Bailey of Monmouth
came Wednesday morning to visit her
grandmother, Mrs. Mary Pinkerton.
George H. Walker sold a cow
Tuesday that weighed 1,470 pounds
and brought him the sum of $95.65.
T. F. McCoy was a business visitor
In Davenport last Friday.
The marriage of Moil S. Garrett and
Miss Emma Fitcli, both residing a
short'distance southeast of Viola, was
solomnlaed . Saturday afternoon, Sept.
6 at Z:Z0 in the parlor of the Catholic
rectory .They "were attended by Mr.
and Mrs. Jinks and Mrs. E. Kindle-
sperger. The marriage, ceremony was
performed by Father J. T. McKinnery.
These young, people are well known in
this vicinity, having been rred here.
Immediately after the ceremony the
couple left for a wedding trip to the
northwest visiting Yellowstone park,
Seattle, Wash., and other places. They
went by way. of Monmouth and there
by managed to escape the charivari
the young folks had planned for them.
Mrs. A. B. Thompson and son of
Des Moines, Iowa, who spent a few
days with relatives here, departed
Tuesday morning for Rio to make a
short visit with relatives there.
Chas. Collins arrived home Saturday
evening fsom a business trip to Chicago.
Clarence Barnes, who has been em
ployed on hU brother's farm near
Crawfordsvllle, Iowa, arrived home
one day last week for a few days' visit
with his parents before taking up his
school work at Monmouth college.
Mr. and Mrs. Chet. Oswalt and chil
dren of Wyoming were guests over
Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
E. B. Bissell east of Viola.
Miss Mary Dellenbauch of Pawnee
City, Neb., is vieiting at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fitch.
Rev. B. R- Nesblt went to Illinois
City Wednesday to assist In the dedi
cation exercises of the new Methodist
church Just finished there. Rev. I. S.
Letherman is the pastor. The struc
ture cost $10,000.
J. E. White of Galesburg called on
relatives at the home of Dr. Lipton
Charles Ashenhurst, accompanied by
Mrs. Ashenhurst, Mrs. Sarah McClana
han and Mrs. Nellie Fratler went to
Galesburg Wednesday in his auto.
Dr. and Mrs. Grove, who are re
turning from a trip to the west, ar
rived here Saturday for a visit at the
home of Mrs. Ella Bantle. Mrs. W. E.
Thompson, Bclva Adams and T. J.
Adams of Rock Island also visited
over Sunday at Mrs. Bantle's home.
Mrj. Bertha Terrey concluded her
visit kith relatives In Lewlston and re-
turnel home last Saturday evening.
AnAng the old soldiers from Viola
who espect to go to Chattanooga to
attend' the encampment are George
Greenwood, George Pinkerton, R. M.
Breckenridge and J. C. Gardner. They
will visit the old battlefield at Chlcka
mauga, here George Greenwood says
he foughln one of the worst battle!
of the war 50 years ago. They also
expect to stop at Mammouth Cave,
Ky., and Atlanta, Ga.
Leonard "rost and son Jack and
Mrs. G. F. Greenwood were in Gales
The all day meeting of the congre
gation of the M. E. church at the Park
last Sunday was well attended and
much enjoyed. At the morning serv
ice the history of the church, from its
organization in the year 1872, down to
the present time, was given by Mrs.
T. A. Dunlap and was a very inter
esting part of the program- The
organisation and church services held
by that society in Viola, was held in
a brick school house, now a part of
T. F. Seton'a residence. A church
was afterward erected on the site
where the church now stands, having
been torn down and replaced by a
new and larger edifice ten years ago.
Mrs. Rachel Barrett Winn was the
only charter member present at the
services Sunday. Older members of
the congregation gave reminiscences
of the church in former days and the
rest of the time was spent in testi
mony. A basket dinner was enjoyed
at the noon hour. At the afternoon
service after the sermon by the pastor,
the roll of the church was called. The
church hopes to make this an annual
affair to be held before the closing of
the conference year.
Mrs. J. S. Thomas of Bloom'.ngton
came Tuesday evening for a visit at
th home of her brother, J. W. Mc
Creight Dr. Arthur McCreight and
family of Ft. Dodge, Iowa, arrived
Wednesday to visit and also to attend
the McCreight reunion on Friday of
There will be a dance at Mercer
hall Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
evenings of fair week.
Ferris Hopkins left Monday evening
for Lamoni, Iowa, where be will at
tend school this year.
Amor g those who will attend Mon
mouth college are: Clarence Barnes.
Lela McAtee; Ruth Evans, Howard
Beard. Edith Briggs, Orvllle and Clar
ence Betton, Frank Ashenhurst and
Earnest McCaw. George Barr will go
to Hedding at Abingdon and Sydney
Breckenridge to William and Vasthi
at Aledo. Charity Kindleeperger and
Beula iB3selI to state normal at Ma
camb, Josephine Russell to Knox col
lege at Galesburg.
Dr. V. A. McClanahan left Tuesday
for Chicago to attend a meeting of
the directors of the Lincoln Chautau
qua association, returning Wednesday.
Dr. and Mrs. G. C. Lipton spent Sun
day afternoon with relatives in Pre
emption. L. L. Vrost and family were passen
gers to Galesburg Tuesday to spend
a few days with relatives.
Mrs. M. J. Morey and daughter, Mrs.
Archie Hud&eston and children of
Moline are visiting this week will rel
atives in this community.
Miss Margaret Stoner went to Long
Grove Iowa, Saturday for a few days'
visit with friends.
Mrs. Charles Wood of Reynolds vis
ited over the week end at the home
of her mother, Mrs. Gwen Thomas,
who accompanied her home Sunday
evening to spend a week or two there.
C. E. Frazier came down from Chi
cago Saturday and spent Sunday with
relatives. He returned home Mon
day, accompanied by Mrs. Frazier, who
has been here several week on a visit
to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. F.
Mr. and Mrs. Baumgardner and
three children of Columbia, Mo., visit
ed the past week at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. William Terrey.
Miss Margaret Hornby of Chicago
arrived Friday evening to visit Miss
The Misses Verl and Lena Terrey
were visitors at the home of their
uncle, H. H. Clayton, In North Hen
L. G. Park and family and Miss
Mamie Park' were Galesburg visitors
Friday, going over in Mr. Park's new
Mrs. G. S. Whan of Rock Island con
eluded a two weeks' visit with her sis
ter, Mrs. Belle Breckenridge, and re
turned home on Thursday.
Clarence Bissell was a passenger to
About twenty young friends of Miss
Carrie Ailes went out to her home
in the Saving's Department of this bank.
Save the dollars deposit them regularly and with each
one drawing 4 interest, compounded semi-annually, you'il
soon find that you will have a good sized bank account.
And more than that you wll have acquired the Saving
Habit the one sure way to success.
Make Our Bank Your Bank
TORTURED BY UGLY
Doctor Recommended ReaiaoL Half
of a 50c Jar Cured It.
Baltimore, Md., Not. 6, 1912. "My littlo
daughter waa taken with a very small spot
on the back of her hand. It grew larger
ar.d caused her more trouble. When he
wojild scratch it, it would bleed and get
very cgly looking, so I doctored it myself
for about a rear, and at last it broke out on
both knees, and when she would go to bed
she would scratch, and was co tortured and
suffered so from the itching, that I took
her to our doctor, who recommended Resinol
Soap and Resinol Ointment.
I sent for aamnlea and after the first
application the itching and inflammation
waa improved, and I kept it up night and
- morning, and by the time the sample, was
gone she complained very little, ao I got a
tfty-cent jar, and before that was half
gone the trouble had entirely disappeared."
(Signed) Mrs. Maude Schmechel, 2737 Prea
Resinol is speedily effective for itching,
burning eruptions, pirn plea, dandruff, bums,
eld sores and pJes, Sold by all droggista.
For free samples write to Depb U-il, Bea
tool Chenv Co, Baltimore, aid.
Miss Alta Marr returned Wednes
day from a visit with friends in Ke-
Mrs. W. Andreck is visiting her
sister in Chatworth, 111.
Raymond Asplund, Henning John
son and Little Miss Leon a Streed,
who have been critically ill with ty
phoid fever, are improving.
The Orion Symphony club gave the
last open air concert Thursday even
J. B. Richardson, manager of the
Jessie Colton Theatrical company.
spent Sunday with his parents in
Mr. and Mrs. Dilly were Cambridge
Miss Florence Elm of Cambridge
spent a few days with her schoolmate, I
Mrs. El wood Bothwell.
Mrs. Emil Frost and daughters ot
Andover visited over Sunday with
relatives' in Orion.
Chester Frost of Rock Island vis
ited at his home here over Sunday.
J. M. Johnson is home from his visit
Mr. and Mrs. John Callaway of Ke
wanee spent a few days with Mr.
Calloway's parents and other rela
tives in Orion.
The fine residence of Mr. Plumer
South is ready for tlie'plasterers.
Mrs. Elizabeth and daughter, Mrs.
W. N. Sayre, have returned from a
visit with relatives in Cedar Rap!ds,
Rev Henry Brink left Thursday to
attend the dedication of the new
Methodist church in Illinois City.
Mr. and . Mrs. Harry Rhoadarmer
and family went to Iowa City Satur
daj remaining over Sunday. They
made the trip in their auto.
Gilbert Swanson has purchased the
auto which was owned by Frank
Mrs. L. M. Kelson of Coal Valley
spent Sunday with Orion friends.
Mrs. Harry Quayle of Rock Island,
who has been visiting relatives In
Orion returned to her home the first.
of the week.
Yarn Richardson Is home from his
vacation trip to Denver and is again
at his post of duty at the C. B. & Q.
Arthur Wilson of Emmet. Neb., is
visiting his sister. Mrs. H. W. Bailey.
Louis Law son, who hat been vis
iting his parents, has returned to Los
Mrs. Jacob Miller of Rock Island if
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Milton Wade.
Ground ha been broken on the lot
of J. B. Richardson for the erection
of a bungalow.
K. E. CASTEEIi, President. M. S. HEAGY, Vice Pres. H. B. Simmon, Cash.
Southwest corner Second avenue and Eighteenth street.
SOUTHERN HAUUNG CLAY
Laying 4,000-Foot Switch to Reach Pit
A large gang of men is at work
laying a switch from the main tracks
of the Rock Island Southern near Wan
lock to reach a clay pit where material
suitable for the manufacture of heavy
sewer tile Is to be found in large
quantities. It was learned this sum
mer that the clay here could be used
to advantage and the Three-M plant at
Monmouth is now using four carloads
of It daily: hauling it to the tracks, a
distance of 4.000 feet in wagons. It
is expected that the switch will be
completed in about three weeks.
Hostess Oil. I hope your dog won't
go Into the kitchen. The fish for baby's
Sinner Is on the table.
Caller I hope not. indeed, ne Isn't
allowed to have fisb. London Punch.
Grief rankee one bo-.ir ten. Shake
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