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, BY SPEED FIENDS
Joy Riders Frighten R. C. Ben
son Team Wagon Collides
A boisterous crowd of Joy riders al
most caused a serious runaway acci
dent at Fifth and a half avenue and
Seventeenth street yesterday after
noon shortly after 3 o'clock, when a
team belonging to the R. C. Benson
Feed company became frightened at
the shouts of the roisters and began
a mad dash, which ended with a tele
phone pole collision. The wagon
struck a pole at the extreme southern
end of the Central Hose comnanv'B
lawn, splitting It in two and snapp
a number or wires. Linemen were
immediately called, and the damage
The team was driven by Bert Ben
son and had been allowed to stand un
hitched opposite the Silverman gro
cery store, while Mr. Benson made a
delivery. While the driver was still
inside the store, the auto came along
from the south at a high rate of
speed. The horses had started to
walk towards the drinking fountain at
the center of the square. The occu
pants of the machine Immediately
stood up waving their hats and shout
ing at the animals, who became fright
ered and began a runaway dash, which
terminated with the collision. The
tongue of the wagon was smashed.
declared he was glad the revolver
"I am glad now I did not kill him,"
he said. "When I went in and saw
him with his ans around my wife I
w-as so crazed with anger that I shot
I then notified the police and when
they arrived we started for headquar
ters." "The man came Into the house and
attempted to kiss me." said Mrs. Clay
ton. "I told him to leave and that I
would tell my husband cf his attempt.
Then he threw his arms about me and
was kissing me in spite of my strug
gles, telling me how he loved me and
such things, when my husband came
tp and shot him."
PISTOL PUTS END
TO KISSING SCENE
Indiana Doctor Comes Home to
Find Wagon Driver Caress
Indianapolis. Ind., Sept. 16. Arriv
ing at his home and, as he alleges,
finding Joseph Stout, employe of the
National Refining company," kissing
his wife, Dr. C. M. Clayton, of 2503
Brookalde avenue, a prominent Indi
anapolis physician, shot Stout, was
placed under arrest, and while on the
way to police headquarters in his auto
mobile raff down Kay Deering, a
year old boy.
The wounded man and the injured
boy were taken to the city hospital
in the police emergency wagon, while
Dr. Clayton and his wife drove their
car to police headquarters. The coy
is badly hurt, but Stout's wounds are
not thought to be serious.
Dr. Cluyton found the driveway to
Ms garage blocked by a driverless
oil wageu when he returned home. He
Bays he sot out of his car and walked
around the house. Thn he saw Stout
throw his arms about Mrs. Clayton
Jun inside the kitchen door ami kiss
her. Mrs. Clayton appeared to be try
ing to force the man away, he said.
Drawing a small automatic revolver
he carried, Clayton opened fire on
Stout. When one shot was fired the
safety device on the gun was sprung
and Dr. Clayton says he was not able
to fire again though he tried to empty
the gun at Stout, who ran from the
Stout, according to his story, went
to the Clayton home to collect for the
National Uil company, for which he
drives a wagon. '
"As I was standing In the doorway
talking with Mrs. Clayton. Clayton fir
ed." he said. "I think the doctor was
a little hasty. I was doing nothing
wrong. We were only cutting up, as
I am in the habit of doing. Perhaps
he was tired of having me come around
to collect a bill he owes the firm. It
has been owing for three months."
Dr. Clayton's version of the affair
"Ifo first said, 'O. you baby doll.' to
my wife," declared the doctor, "and
then he grabbed her In bis arms and
hugged her. It was then that I en
tered the room. When he saw me he
started to run. Getting my revolver
I followed and fired."
The shot penetrated Stout's arm.
At police headquarters Dr. Clayton
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THE KHXET WST1TUTE. Cwight. BL
William Reed, Fred Muson, Robert
McKee and Charles Barker attended
the fair at Kewanee last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Talbot and chil
dren of Galva spent Sunday at the
home of the former's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. A. Talbot.
Mrs. L Vorhies of Scandia, Kan.,
and Mrs. Smith of Indiana arrived
Thursday for a visit with the former's
mother, Mrs. Lydia Bowling.
Mr. and Mrs. Nick Robinson visited
at Peoria Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Coopes visited
in Peoria last Wednesday.
C. L. Wieneke and son, Frank, spent
Monday in Peoria.
Elsie Norek and Nannie Pesek, two
of the fresh air children from Chicago,
returned to their homes after a stay
of two weeks at the home of James
Pratt. They wre accompanied as far
as Galva by Mrs. Pratt.
Frank C. Gould has sold his Inter
est in the Big White Front store to
Herbert C. Eastman of Galesburg, who i
took possession last Monday. Mr.
Gould will remain with the firm until
William Boltenstern has resumed his I
scnool work at St. Ambrose college at
Davenport. His father accompanied
C. B. and J. B. Taylor have Mr.
chased the 140-acre farm owned hv
Asa Dixon in Andover township aad
known as the old Davis farm. Mr.
and Mrs. J. B. Taylor expect to move
to the farm in the spring.
Samuel Nelson visited at Kpsn
Mrs. Ed Malcolm and dauehtpr An.
drey, visited at Kewanee last we3k.
Ivan Anderson of Des Moines, Iowa,
visited at the home of his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Anderson, last
Mrs. II. B. Robinson and dauehtpr
14 Mi!3red, of Cody, Wyo., are visiting
Al Johnson attended the fair at Ke
wanee last week.
Mios Agnes Grau, who has "been
visiting at the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John Grau. left last
Wednesday for her home in Chicago.
Her sister. Mrs. William Hedstrom,
accompanied her as far as Rock Is
land. Mr. and Mrs. George Anderson left
last Tuesday for a short visit in Chi
cago. Mrs. J. P. Mascall visited relatives
in Kewanee last week.
Mrs. Ed Miller visited her danirh.
ter, Mrs. Mark Lincoln, nt r.nu-s. in
Mrs. P. B. Keeler of Pain Ait r.i
who has been visiting friends in'cam-1
cnuge. left Wednesday for a visit with
friends at Kewanee.
Mrs. Matilda Fll. Huno-htor. n
and son. Thomas, left Wednesday for!
Davenport, where the former under-
went an operation.
Mrs. olive Holt, after spending'
some time visiting her son, Stacy j
Grammer, and other relatives and :
mends, left for her home In Mather
vllle last Wednesday.
Benjamin Welch, who fractured his
limb in an automobile accident near
Cambridge some five weeks ago. re
turned to his home at Wllliamefield
last Tuesday, the trip being ma..'e in
an automobile. Mr. Welch wa3 tared
for at the Illinois hotel.
Mrs. F. O. Dahlberg and her niece,
Mrs. J. A. Horberg. visited last Wed
nesday at Rock Island and Daveneort.
Mrs. N. B. Gould left last Wednes-i
uay ior a visit with friends at Rock
Island and Moline.
Gust Eastland returned last Wed
nesday morning from Chicago, where
he purchased goods for the depart
ment store. He also visited his son,
Carl Eastland and family, at Milaca!
Robert Smith, after spending the
summer with his parents. Mr. and
Mrs. J. S. Smith, in Cambridge, left
Wednesday for a few days' visit with
friends in Chicago befor
to his work at Grand Island, Neb.
Mrs. May Price and two .mm...
left for their home at Anaconda, Mont
last Tuesday, after
visit at the home of Dr. and Mr. t
A. Kirkiand and family.
Clarence Johnson left FHit .
visit with relatives at Fereus Fn
Minn. His wife has been visiting there
for several weeks with her sister, Mrs
Mrs. F. E. Garnett visited relatives
and friends at Milan Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Fragd left Fri
day for their home at Mandator
Iowa, after a short visit at the home
of the latter s parents, Mr. and Mrs
J. A. Nye left Wednesday for his
home in Evanston after a several
weeks' visit in Cambridge.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Smith and
son. Frank, of Houston, Texas, are
visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. B. Crane and family. '
Mrs. H. E. Stoughton and daughter
Bertha, left for Avoca last week to
Otto Hag and H. T narA h.i.-j
in Peoria last Thursday.
Mr. Floyd has purchased a 19U
Overland roadster. x
Rev. J. H. Beckholt f -. ....
vjs., was a visitor at tb. ...
George Rodgers and Frand Record
visited the fair at Kewanee Thurs-
The Cambridge srhnni ...i
1 Moatfay morning with as large attend-!
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which on this, the opening
day, has vroved of intense
interest to the women of the Tri
Cities. This only emphasizes our
ability to forecast and present to
you the season's predominating
modes, as featured in all the met
ropolitan centers of the country.
e make no false claims of 'Paris'
models. We do rightfully and
trutnfuuy impress upon you the
fact that few stores in this section of the country
have the facilities for making purchases of such
high grade garments as are here displayed. In
fact this Fashion Exhibit only demonstrates our
great power of obtaining the adaptation of the
latest fashions as dictated by leading Paris and
Berlin designers, and made up by leading New
York firms who are skilled in tailoring Women's
You are especially welcome .during these Openinp
Days whether you come to make purchases or
just to view the beautiful creations displayed here.
Dresses, Suits, Coats, Furs, Millinery, Waists,
Misses' Garments, Sweater Coats, Skirts,
House Dresses, Negligees, Undergarments.
4' KfarflBM. Miss&s a Girls.
GROSSMAN LEADS OTHERS FOLLOW
In the '
ance. The prospects are fine for a
Theodore Boltenstern was a Kewa
nee visitor Thursday.
iTiss Anna Anderson of Chiearn vim
Is visiting at Mrs. A. Wolyn'g home,
visited Mies Maud Nelson at Kewanee i oast, left for her i,r.m i rn
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JUUUfiy- 'cago last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. William Lockey were Mr. and Mrs. Vernle Grant visited
Kewanee visitors Friday. relatives ia Lyna from Tuesday untU
Mrs. Hantaan, who has been making j Saturday.
Cambridge her home for some time! Mrs. George Yoao ia again able to
be up after a severe sick sdbIL
Miss Ethel Pearson went to Aledo
Saturday to visit. her aunt, Mrs. Cor
son. Mrs. H. E. McMnllen went to Kewanee-
Friday to visit her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. A.'E. White.
' C. M. Turner, Robert Petarson, Dr.
H. E. McMullen, Misses Ruth Turner
and Ruby Cooker attended the Ke
wanee lair Thursday, making the trip
in an automobile.