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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1913,
DAY IN DAVENPORT
Inquest It Potponed. Althoath tb
time net for tlie inquests on Thomas
J. Ratbburn, killed by automobile Sat
urday night and Harry A th worth, who
tnet death the same evening, when he
ago filed a petition, through her attor
ney, J. C. Hall, for divorce against her
husband. She also asked the court
for $100 temporary alimony. In the
order .'Issued by Judge Donegan the
f plaintiff ia required to turn over to
was run over by a Rock Inland witch j fhe defendant , new drag. The divorce
suit will ba
tried ia district court
Obituary Record. Mrs. Christine
-Lage, 79 years old, died at 7:30
oclock Sunday evening at the family
home, 75S Esplanade avenue, arter a
brief illness. Decedent was born
April 23, 1S34. in Germany. When
but three years old. with her parents
she came to this country, directly to
St. Louis, where the family resided
for xeveral years. The'y came to Dav-
uiiiit.tr ii iut dLf n. itrri ruiif ninni ...a
accident happened at Sixth SnJ Brady j The meKe did not where tne enport when Mrs ""ad'
streets. Cotter gate boifiJ in IVe sum . ,itj, ,,. .k. ,. v child and since that Ume she has made
of tlM. Cotter, driver of the car
eeglue, has not yet been set, the Jury
to act at both inquisitions has been
selected and is as follows: E. C. W'hit
aker, John F. Bonn and U G. Smith.
Katbburn was struck Saturday night
Ask Police to Find Mr. Crump.
Thief of Police Schramm yesterday
by the auio driven by w. T. Cotter and,; rcceived a u.i,gTam from j. SmitUi
oiea anoui iwo nours larer ai .Mercy , ob,rlin, Ohio. asking the Davenport!
that the company still owes Scott
county the sum of $304.29 forunpeid
.taxes, and as the result of. the tax
bill, the objection to thejitsmissal peti
tion filed. A certified list ot credi
tors was submitted In asking for the
dismissal but th itfett of the. taxes
for the county, that of 1304 2!. was
woman lived or why she is being
sought. The police are asked to wire
j Mr. Smith if she is here.
which Htruck Ratbburn, was prostrat--'d
by the shock of the accident. He is
ro ai oIB noroe sunenng irom ner-j Think Thege M,n Are Be,t Judge,.
' ,ru"lr,uo- ue rciauves oi ; A ,i8t of five roen uas seiected to-
itarry Ann worth, the man who was run
down and instantly killed Saturday
night by a C, R. I. A P. railway en
gine, have been located and his broth
er-in-law, Harry Bowers of Aurora,
111., arrived last night in Davenport.
Auh worth also has a con, Harry Ash
worth, of Wlebaux, Mont., and a broth
er, BenjanMn Ash worth. . Arrange
ments for the funeral have not been
made as yet. -
Many Apply for Detective Job. Ap
plications for promotion to detective
to fill the vacancy caused by the res
ignation of City Detective Hans
Schmidt, have been filed with the chief
by half a dozen officers, among whom
are Patrolmen Ole Dahlquist, Henry
Jensen and Elmer Randolph. Chief
Schramm has decided to hold an ex
amination of applicants and appoint
the man getting the highest mark. The
examination will be held some time
Sentiment Leads to Bank Deposit.
.So that be might have a deposit in
the First National bank In operation
In the United States. James M. Baker
of the People'a bank of McKeesport,
Pa has sent to to the First National
hre. atating that he had heard of Its
history and wished to make the de
posit purely , for sentimental reasons.
her residence here. In the year lo63
she was married to Hans Lage, who
preceded her in death 23 years ago.
She is survived by the following chil
dren, Mrs. Mary Jens, Mrs. Matthew-
Keller and Henry, William, John
day from which three w ill bffwiosen i Frank, Louis and George Lage, all
as judges in the corn contest of the ' Qf Davenport. The funeral w as held
Scott County Faro Improvement : at 2 o'clock today from the residence
league. The different fields entered with interment in the City cemetery,
in the contest are to be judged short-1 After a brief illness of but a few
ly. The five men are Chris Marti, F. j days' duration, Lorenx Peter Chris
J. Sessions, Fritz Bernlck, Fritx Zabel tiansen, 63 years old, died at 3 o'clock
and C. B. Snyder. ! Sunday afternoon at the home. 2308
o ! Bowditch street Mr. .Christiansen
Potatoes as Alimony An order of
Fireman Burned; Ordered Home.
Florence Scandal, one of the truck
men of the Central station division,
has been ordered home on account of
severe burns on both hands and
wrists sustained in the Coliseum fire.
Scandall's place will be taken tem
porarily by one of the men from hose
truck No. 3. .
Attends Funeral of George F. Lee.
S. F. Boyd, general agent passenger
department of the Rock Island lines,'
is in Chicago, where ho has been at
tending a meeting of the railroad of
ficials to draw up a new time card
for the Minneapolis-Kansas City short
line recently opened up. Mr. Boyd
intended to return home yesterday,
but is remaining in Chlcugo for the
funeral of George F. Lee, general bag
gage agent of the Rock Island, whp
passed away Saturday.
Water Company Accepts. The Dav
enport Water company filed yesterday
morning ' its acceptance of the fran
chise recently approved by the voters
of tKa BnaMal alantlnn "I t 1j) Ta
temporary alimony In the amount of' h.rf vm.. a,,i,. t. i ion
1100 and eight bushels of potatoes
from the crop at the defendant's place
at Bettendorf. waa issued by Judge
Donegan In the district court yester
Objection to Petition. An objection
to the petition for dismissal of the
bankruptcy case of the Western Imple-
day In favor of Mrs. Ida Middleman ment i- Motor Cn waa fiiH vpstPrHav
gainst her hhsband, Frank Middle-j by Attorney Fred Vollmer "in behalf
man. Mrs. Middleman a short Time j of Scott county. Mr. Vollmer states
was born in Asterbruegge, Schleswig,
Holstein, Germany, Oct 27, 1850. In
the year 1S76 he was married to Misa
Anna Carstensen. The couple came
to Davenport in the year 1881 and
have since resided here. For the past
12 years he has been employed by the
Abel Lime and Cement company. He
is survived by his wife, Mrs. -Anna
Christiansen, three children, Mrs.
Ideth Hurley, Mrs. E. Sohl and Peter
Christiansen, besides one brother,
Carsten Christiansen, and a sister,
Miss Maria Christiansen. The funer-
jal was held at 2 o'clock today from
the home, with interment in Fair
The body of Julius Froehlich, a for
mer merchant ot this city, who died
at his home In Loup City, Neb., re
cently, after a short illness, arrived in
Davenport at 6 o'clock Sunday morn
ing. Mr. Froehlich conducted a con
fectionery store here about 27 years
ago. He was a veteran ot the Civil
w ar. Surviving are the w ife, Mrs.
Amanda Frpehlich, and two daughters,
Misses Hertha and Helma Froehlich.
The funeral was held yesterday from
the Nissen & Hartwig undertaking
parlors, under the auspices of the G.
A. R. Burial took place In the City
cemetery. J. P. Risley acted as chap
lain at the services at the parlors and
at the grave. The pallbearers were
Captain J. A. Clark, Harry Peacock,
August Reading, J. A. Cummings,
Frank Rascher and F. W. Miller.
SCENES AT PANAMA, WHERE GREAT JOB IS NEARING COMPLETIOnJ
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Here are some of the latest photographs from Panama. The upper picture shows the Oatun locks com
pleted. The lower picture shows th shattered Gamboa dike, the last barrier between the two oceans, the re
mains of which are rapld'y being cleared away. '
HITT WINS BRIDE
AFTER LONG SUIT
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Former LTlinoisan Defeats Duke
in Race for Hand of Kather
ine . Elkins.
SOCIETY GIVEN A SURPRISE
Decision on Ceremony so Sudden Few
of Couple's Relatives Are in
V Attendance. .
Elkins, W.'Ta., Oct. 28. The seven
years' courtship of Katheriue Elkins,
daughter of the late Senator Stephens
B. Elkins, by William F. R. Hitt of
Washington culminated in their sud
den wedding here yesterday afternoon.
Although intimate friends and the fam
ily had expected 4t for tw o years, the
wedding was a surprise throughout
this section and not even the mother
of the bride was aware that prepara
tions for the ceremony had been made
by the couple until a few- hours before
It was performed.
. The ceremony was witnessed only
by the immediate family, at Halley
hurst. the Elkins here. Former Sena
tor Davis Elkins was the attendant
of the groom, and Mrs. Blaine Elkins,
sister-in-law of the bride, was matron
of honor. Rev. F. H. Barron, pastor of
the Davis . Memorial Presbyterian.
church here, was the clergyman.
The bride also Is a granddaughter of
former Senator Henry Gassaway Davis
and, while the wedding was at 2
o'clock, so quietly had arrangements
been made that even he was unaware
of the event in prospect until just be
fore noon, when WHlliam E. Baker,
attorney for the Elkins family, ob
tained the marriage, license.
FEW RELATIVES PKESKXT.
Besides Mr. Davis and the atten
dants of the bridal pair, there were
present Mrs. Stephen B. Elkins, moth
er of the bride; Colonel Richard El
kins of Philadelphia, a brother, and
Mrs. Katherine Barnet of Washington,
Owing to the suddenness of the
whole affair, no attention was paid to
dress and the ceremony was most in
formal. It is said that Mr. Hitt's
mother, residing In Washington, was
apprised of the marriage by telegram
. So complete a surprise was the mar
riage that the family Vas unprepcred
with giftjS for the bride and groom.
This, however, did not prevent the dis
tinguished grandfather of the bride
from presenting his granddaughter
with valuable bonds. Her mother made
a large cash gift
.Mr. and Mrs. Hitt left on ex-Senator
Data's private car "Oraceland" for the
East, where they will spend a few uiys
before going to a country place near
Middleburg, Va., where they will spend
WOOED BY DIKE D'ABRIZZI.
Misa Elkins has for years been prom
inent in the public eye, chiefly because
of the cttentions of the Duke of the
Abruzzt. a possible heir to the Italian
throne. This royal personage for rev
eral years w as a most persistent suitor
for the hand of the charming southern
beauty and heiress to the Elkins mil
, The infatuation of the duke for Miss
Elkins Quickly became international
gOBsip. Although tt never was official
ly confirmed. It Is' general believed
that an. engagement existed between
the two and was only broken through
the efforts of Queen Margherlta of
Italy, who was violently opposed to the
HITT PRESfES ST IT.
For a long time Mr. Hitt had been
admirer of Miss Elkins, and even In
the days when the das'.iing, handsome
duke of Abruizi 'was supposed to be
Mr. and Mrs. Earlandson are the
parents of a little daughter who ar
rived last Saturday morning.
Mrs. James Sharpe and father, R. S.
vttthoat rialu Well
(retired 6rtt mortgage
bonds ate the ufnt in
vestment on earth.
r II Tfxa hav f 1 CO or Draft to invest,
send fur oar circular of cuarabtccd
All tit!n surantf4
ty Chu-afo Title mod
Trutt Co. Ix h ta4
certified to fcjr Xrml
COCHRAN A McCLUEI.
Sllvis have returned home from a visit
in Wagner. South Dakota.
Mrs. E. Lund was paid a visit by
J. Coon of Coal Valley last week.
Word has been received here that
Mr. and Mrs. William Henderson, for
merly of Silvls. now of Moline, are
the parents of a little daughter.
Mrs. E. Donaggho has as a guest her
son Walter of Michigan.
Mrs. Mary Pbelp has as guests at
her home on Sixth street. Mrs. Ruff
and brother and two children of
Rudolph Watkins has recovered
from a recent injury received while
at work at the railroad shops. His
left foot was badly crushed. He was j cay
uus io me atoiine i nj nospiuu. i
E. D. Land and family recently had.
as guests L. Breese and family of
Mrs. Irene Phelps of Cedar Rapids,
Iowa, visited relatives here last week.
Funeral eorvtccie tor little Ernest
Jackson were held at the home last
Thursday evening at ojk. -Interment
took place VJackrtT-:
Miss Hr,4 V7ai
Mr- ' cJports ttax DUID'
tr of V , fdL. I their
ilver . i nice
luncheon was served and some pretty
presents were received by host and
Mr. Sneth and family 1 ave returned
home to Grinnell, Iowa, after visiting
relatives here for several weeks.
David Stout and family have re
turned to Marshalljown, Ioa, after
vl-iting friends in Silvia the past week.
Prof. Justin Wafhburn returned
home -Monday after attending the
meeting of the teacher' military
fssociation at Quincy, III.
Should Profit by Mr. Hur
ley Experience-Her Own
Story Here Told.
isfosirs- ITlidseted for I
Ci ''" Til I
Youiicfe m cars of steel, on rails of
steel - a.nd ft$ "Santa Fe all llie wa
Do you play golf? Do you enjoy autoing on perfect highways? Or do
you prefer a walk down lanes of pepper trees and palms ? Spend this winter
in California, and you will experience all the charms of outdoor life ia a
semi-tropic environment. On the way visit the Grand Canyon.
The California Limited is an all-steel Pullman train,
exclusively for first-class travel. Runs daily between
Chicago, Kansas City, Los Angeles, fan Diego, Oak
land and San Francisco, with Pullman for Grand
Canyon. Fred Harvey dining-car meals are served.
Four other Banta Fe trains to California. Three
run daily; these carry standard Pullmans, tourist
sleepers and chair cars ; all classes of tickets honored.
The Santa Fe de-Luxe, between Chicago, Kansas City
and Los Angeles, runs once a week in winter; Amer
ica's finest train "extra fast, extra fine, extra fare."
The only railroad under one management through
to California; double-tracked half way; safety block
signals "all the way."
H. O. Vark. Gen. Art,
101 Robinon Bids ..
110 18th St.. Rock Mmnd, 18.
Pbont, Wert 1130.
Remember the Panama Expositions at San Francisco and San Diego ia 1 9 1 5 ay
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The usual loss of appetite is of
ten caused by functional disturbances
In the stomach". The stomach fa'Is to
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gone, acd the boay suffers from lack
of nourishment. Such a stomach needs
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Tonic Digestive ia made especially to
assist the stomach to digest food, and
promote a healthy appetite. This
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tee, and we ask you ta give it a triaL
It is genuine tonic. Harper House
pharmacy, H. O. Rolfa, .dispensing
chemist, sole agents. (Ad?.)
Eldon, Mo.-" I waa troubled with
displacement, organic inflammation and
For two years I
could not stand on
my feet long at a
A. (SM:i time and I could not
iji Ivra'.k two blocks
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cutting and drawing
pains down my right
side which increased
one a month. I
have been at that
time purple tn the
face and would walk the floor. I could
not lie down or sit still sometimes for a
day and a night at a time. I was ner
vous, had very little appetite, to ambi
tion, melancholy., and often fe!t as
though I had sot a friend in the world.
"After I had tried most every fe
ma!ex remedy first, without success,
my mother-in-law advised me to take
Lydia . Pinkham'a Vegetable Com
pound. I did so and gained in strength
every day. X hare now no trouble in
any way and highly praise your medi
cine. It advertise itself." Mrs. S.T.
Hchlet, Eldon, Missouri.
' Remember, the remedy which did
this was Lydia E. Pinkham'a Vegetable
Compound. For sale everywhere.
. It baa helped thousands of women
who have been troubled with displace
irregularities, periodic pains, backache,
that bearing down feeling, indigestion,
and Benroos prostration, after all other
means 'have failed. Why don't you
try it? " - -
the favored one, "Billy" Hitt, as he is
known to his intimates and friends, did
not give up hope. "Theduke or the
American?" was the question which
was asked for several years by high
and low in Europe and in this country.
Mr. Hitt is the son of the late Rep
resentative R. R. Hitt Of Illinois and is
wealthy by inheritance. He is about
32 years old, good looking,, a Yale
graduate, an athlete and one of the
most popular young men in Washing
ton social circles. It was in that city
that Mr. Hitt met Miss Elkins while
her father waa a United States sena
tor. DIKE'S .4TTK3TIOX MAHKKII.
Miss Elkins is 30 years old and since
her debut in 1903 has been regarded
as one of the most charming and hand
some ypmen in society. Her acquaint
ance with the Duke of the Abruzzi
dates back to the years of the James
town celebration, at which many for
eign nations were represented by
fleets of warships.
The duke of the Abruzzi was in com
mand of the Italian fleet. He met MIhs
Elkins at a reception at the Italian em
bassy in Washington, and his atten
tions to the American girl durins his
Atay was marked. In Europe a short
time after, the duke was seen with the
Elkins party in Paris and in Vienna.
In the autumn of that year he came
to America, and was a guest at the
Elkins home in New York and .also
accompanied the object of bis' affec
tion to Palm Beath and other Florida
rreaorta. Gossip long since had con
nected the names of the two, but when
questioned if there was an engagement
Miss Elkins and members of her fam
ily Were mute.
ELKINS rOR .MRH1CV
Before her father s death it was per
sistently rumored that the senator dis
approved heartily of the Abruzzi af
fair and wanted an American son-in-law.
William Hitt was n high favor
with the senator and Elkins' eon also
encouraged Hitt to press his suit con
tinually. Society gossip asserted Hitt
ht i vowed to serve his choice for sev
en years and then demand a final an
swer from Miss Elkins.
Much of the opposition to the Abruzxi
match was attributed to the Duchess
d'Aoeta. wife of the duke's eldeta
brother, at one time direct heir to
Italy's throne. She is scid to have
thrown the whole weight of her power
to keep Abruzzi from marrying the
"daughter of a coal dealer." The re
cent announcement that the duchess
was planning a big game hunting ex
pedition in Africa gave rise to reports
that she was convinced Hitt's long
suit bad finally prevailed. .
During the last three or four years
he has frequently been a guest of the
Elkics family at Halleyhurst for weeks
at a time, and on several occasions,
accompanied Mrs. Stephen B. Elkins
aad the present Mrs. Hitt on trips
abroad. Previous to the wedding yes
terday Mr. Hitt had bees a guest at
Halleyhurst for four weeks.
bribing officers of the German army
to disclose details of pending arma
ment contracts to him as the agent for
Krupp's armament works threatened
to come to light at the time of the
great national celebration of Krupp's
centenary in AuguEt, 1912, according
to the chairman cf the Krtipp director
a'c, who testified at the resumption of
FREEP0RT DOCTOR FREED
Jury Instructed to Discharge Arnold
After Woman's Confession.
Fncport, 111., Oct. 28. In the fed
eral court yesterday afternoon Dr.
Benjamin A. Arnold was acquitted of
the charge of sending improper letters
through the mails to Alt a Roscnstiel
after the court, upon the motion of
Assistant District Attorney Godman,
had instructed the Jury to return a
verdict of not guilty.
Mrs. Lena Bnzler, who last Friday
confessed she wrote the objectionable
letters, was in court, but did not tes
tify, Mr. Godman stating that the gov
ernment was convinced as the result
of her statement that Dr. Arnold was
not the author of the letters.
It was said the government would
continue Its investigation with the ob
ject of determining if persons othei
than Mrs. Enzler were implicated 'in
the writing of the letters: Mrs. Enz
ler was allowed to go free, but it li
said she has been ordered to appear
before the grand jury with two other
Freeport women whose names she
mentioned In her confession.
Cambridge, Mass. A valuable col
lection of Egyptian relics recovered
by Professor George A. Reisnei of
Harvard has been destroyed by tire
in the hold of a German liner while en
route to America, according to a cable
message received at the university.
y1r 3QAP rV
Berlin The scandal connected with
L the activitia r ; ututtiui f-3-At fo
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