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ROCK ISLAND ARGUS TUESDAY. MAY 26, 1914.
BOND CASE TAKEN
FROM THE JURORS
BY COURT RULING
him for a living, the eum of $550 death
WAS BORN WHILE
ON WAY TO U. S.
Mrs. A. W. Stevenson, Who Is
Dead, First Saw Light
on a Steamer.
Denent is paid. . .
it is cnarged that when Mr. Schild
miner iea the union refused to nay
the benefit to his son Louis, and suit
is therefore brought to force collec
tions. B. A. Stewart appears for the
Eveimnimsi TFnflll, "0 H
BLACKS HELD FOR
Judge K. W. Olmsted Finds Is
sue for Defense in Suit
Brought by F. G. Allen.
STEALING A RING
HAD REACHED 66TH YEAR
JURY HEARS A DIVORCE
Attempt of Mn. Mary M. Lindblade
to Obtain Decree From Husband
Being B.tterly Contested.
The case of K O Allen, et L. vs.
tie United States fidelity &. Guaran
ty coxry ua8 takeTl from tae ury
refterdar aftrriioon by Judge R. W.
O'.aisUd in cirrut court and the issues
jtand for the dff ase. J. T. and S. R.
Kenort!iv ar.u J. B. Oakleaf -were
counsel for Mn and the other bonds
Bin, tile dearie & Marshall appear
ti for the comray.
The suit involved the accounts of
Darld Lycns. former county treasurer.
Wten Mr. Lyons retired from ofilce he
withheld bttween 3'P' and $f.0'0 cf
the county's fund.-, alit-clng the sum
vis due him as salary as supervisor
of assessments. Out or cis salary of
1.70 the board of supervisors claim
7'X was for h:s services as treasurer
tni the otner 1 1 '.' for supervisor of
aisessments. Mr. Lyons claimed II,
000, in addition to $1,700, for almost
When Mr. Lyons took offlce, Mr. Al
io and other Individuals signed his
bonds, filed ith the county, and Mr.
Lyons gave to these bondsmen a bond
of the company which is now defend
ant, to protect the individuals againsf
loss. The individuals were forced to
senle with the county, and now claim
ed the amount from the loading com
pany. In the pleadings the defense alleges
that the bond of the company was to
protect the holders enly against loss
by larceny or embezzlement. Mr. Ly
ons, it Is set forth, withheld the money
ob the advice of attorneys, and showed
no criminal intent. He tever was in
dicted for larceny or embezzlement,
and the claim Is that he could not have
been charged with crime under the cir
tn instances, as he believed, in good
faith, that he was entitled to the mon
ey he appropriated to his own use. Ac
cordingly the bonding house denies any
liability to Mr. Allen and his associ
ates under the terms of their bond.
Fights Divorce Suit.
A Jury t circuit court today is hear
ing the marital troubles of Mrs. Mary
, M. Undblade, Moline. who is seeking
a divorce and injunction from her hus-
taaj. 11. Levine Lindblade. Extreme
and repeated cruel'y is alleged. J. B.
md J. L. Oakleaf appear for Mrs. Lind-
ciade and W. C. McClurg and E. L.
Eagle for the defendant.
BRINGS SUIT FOR
A DEATH BENEFIT
Louis SchildmlHer, East Moline,
Starts. Action Against the
Cigar Makers' Union.
Suit to recover $350 death benefit
" fl'ed in county court today by
Louis SchUdmlUer. East Moline.
afaat the Internationa"; Cigar Mak
er' union and Local No. 201. It is al
leged that Henry ScfcUdmiller for 13
rears was a member of the organize
Hon. and under the by-laws of the un-
'" cen a member dies,
relative who has
been dependent oa
of our Eock Island Schools and Colleges who
ceive graduation presents in cash can make no bet
ter disposition of the money than to place it on de
posit in our Savings Department where it will earn
Not only that but it may be the means of start
ing your habits along lines of thrift, a very essential
element in the lives of all who want to succeed.
Permit us to do our share in your development
for life's work.
Diamond Valued at $150, Prop
erty of Davenport Man,
Taken on Morning Star.
io negro porters on the steamer
Morning Star were arrested in Daven
port yesterday on suspicion of having
stolen a diamond rime valued at $150
rrom one or the passengers. The ring
was the property of Albert Lagomar-
cmo or Davenport. The theft occur
red sometime Sundav mom In Mr
Lagomarclno went into the lavatory
to wash his hands and left the ring
on the washstand. and when he re
turned later it was gone. The two ne
groes were the only ones seen to en
ter tne lavatory and when the boat
arrived in Davenport they were taken
into custody. The ring has not been
FACES CHARGE OF
William Croft Alleged to Have
Taken Timepiece from H. F.
Meyer at Expo Park.
llliam Croft will be given a hear
ing tomorrow morning in police court
on the charge of having stolen a
watch from II. F. Meyer, the value be
Assistant States Attorney A. C. Ed
wards this morning swore out a war
rant charging that Croft had commit
ted the crime" of larceny on May 15.
The latter when arraigned before Po
lice Magistrate Smith this morning,
pleaded not guilty and the case was
continued until tomorrow.
The alleged crime was committed at
Exposition park. Meyer resides at 676
Dearborn street and Croft is employed
by one of the horse owners. He was
taken to the county Jail in default of
bonds in the sum of $500.
ROLY POLY WILL
BE STOPPED NOW
Belgian Fan Is Arrested Be
cause He ?Jade Too Much
Noise Enjoying Game.
"Roly Poly" is a Belgian game. An
drew Lutz is a Belgian. And further
more Andrew is a "roly poly" fan. He
likes the game and plays it often in
the vicinity of Forty-sixth street and
Dan Ryerson however, did not en-
Joy the noise resulting from the "roly
poly" sport and after hearing it for
some time finally took the matter to
the police and Andrew was arrested.
This mroning in Police court An
drew said that Chief of Police Brinn
and Commissioner Hart bad given him
permission to play the game. Both de
nied the charge stating that they had
said he could play it only for one day.
However after much talk about the
matter Police Magistrate Smith re
leased Andrew after he had promised
to refrain from his favorite pastime.
There are said to be 37,000 elec
trical vehicles In use In the United
Has Been a Resident of Reck Island
and Moline Since 1870
Heart Trouble Fatal.
Mrs. A. V. Stevenson, 66 years of
age, died at 10:45 last night at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. John De
vine, 637 Twenty-eighth street. She
had been suffering ror three weeks
with heart trouble.
Mrs. Stevenson was born aboard an
Atlantic steamer In American waters,
April 16, 18JS. Her parents were im
migrating from Europe at the time.
She spent the early years of her life
in the east. Her maiden same was
Mary McCann and she wan united in
marriage to A. W. Stevenson in Hart
ford, Conn., Dec 19, 1868. Two years
later the couple came west, settling In
Roc Island, where they lived 27 years.
then moving to Moline. After 16 years
spent there, two vears ae-o Mrs. Stpv.
enson returned to this city and since
that time had made her home with
her daughter. She was an. active
member of Sacred Heart church and
of the Altar society of that church.
She is survived by her husband.
three sons. Alfred and Joseph, of Mo
line and Edward of Kalamazoo, Mich..
and two daughters, Mrs. J. T. O'Con
nor of Geneva, 111., and Mrs. John De-
vine of Rock Island. One sister, Mrs.
Joseph Sparks of Moline, and two
brothers, James and Thomas McCann
of Moline, also survive.
The funeral services will be conduct
ed from the Sacred Heart church
Thursday morning at 9 o'clock. Father
C. P. O'Neill officiating. Interment will
bo in Calvary cemetery.
vnanes irreaeii, for many years a
resident of Orion, died Sunday morn
ing at Mercy hospital, Davenport. He
was 64 years old. Mr. Fredell was
born May 11, 1850, in Sweden, and
came to America a number of years
ago. He is survived by his, widow.
Mrs. Mary Fredell:' three sons, Carl,
Fred and Wallace Fredell. all of Orion,
and three daughters, Mrs. "Warren
Frick of Moline, Mrs. Ernest Steffen
and Mrs. Claude Bates of What Cheer,
Iowa. The body was sent yesterday
afternoon to Orion for burial.
Mrs. Carl Reinhardt.
The death of Mrs. Carl Reinhardt,
75 years of age. occurred at 4:45 last
evening at her home, 911 Eleventh
street. She had been suffering for
one year with Infirmities of age, and
had been bedfast for the last four
Miss Gertrude Welgand was born in
Rasdorf. Germany, April 19, 1839,
where she spent the early years of her
life. She was united in marriage to
Carl Reinhardt March 30, 1865. in Ger
many. The couple came to this coun
try in 1873, settling in Rock Island
and she bad lived here since. She
was an active member of St. Mary's
church, and leaves a large circle of
Those left to mourn her passing are
her husband, three daughters, Mrs.
Dan Thomas, Rock Island. Mrs. James
McVey. Detroit, and Miss Grace, and
one son, Henry, at hdme.
Mrs. August J. Henke
Mrs. August J. Henke, 68 years of
age, passed away at 3 o'clock this
morning at her home, 625 Thirty,
eighth street, after suffering for five
years with complications.
Mrs. Henry was born In Germany,
Dec. 30. 1845. Her maiden name was
Miss Augusta Mathey and she was
united In marriage to August Henke
in Germany in the late '60s. The cou
ple emigrated to this country in 1874.
settling in Rock Island and she had
lived here since.
Besides the husband six children
survive. Mrs. A. Osborne, Rock Is
land; Mrs Albert Boener. Edgington;
Mrs. William English, Chicago, and
Miss Elsie at home, and two eons.
Felix and William, at home. One
brother. Alec Mathey, 14 grandchil
dren and one great-grandchild also
funeral of Mlaa Hurst.
The M. T. Stafford home, 709 Twen
tieth street, was this morning filled
with sorrowing friends gathered to at
tend the funeral of Miss Mary France
Hurst. Services were held at 10
o'clock. Rev. T. E. Newland. pastor of
the First Methodist church, in his ad
dress paid a beautlul tribute to Miss
Hurst. The hymns rendered were
"Abide Witn Me" and "Rock of Ages.'
I Services at Chlppiannock cemetery
were private. The pallbearers were
John T. Stafford, Elmore H. Stafford,
Frank L. North and Oscar Schmidt of
this city, A. R. Kougb of Chicago and
John A. Condo of Moline.
WANT TO DECLARE
A petition to declare Harold Smith,
14 months old, eon of Charles and
Bessie Smith, Rock Island, a depend
ent child, was filed In county court to
day. Recent". y the mother left the boy
with Mrs. Margaret Schroeder, police
matron, and since then all efforts to lo
cate her have failed. - .
A petition for a change of guardian
waa also filed In county court today in ,
the cases of Lena, Charles and Archis
Godfrey. For three years they had
I Notary Club Getting Signatures
to Plea for Change of
ADDRESSED TO COUNCIL
Engineer J B. Bacsett Addresses Club
at Weekly Meeting on Rock
The main feature of the luncheon
at the Rotary club at Hotel Harms to
day was an Interesting address by J.
B. Bassett of the local United States
engineers' office. Mr. Bassett review
ed the history of the improvement of
the rapids in the Mississippi river be
tween LeCIaire and Rock Island. He
told when the work of building a
channel was begun, how much had
been accomplished, and the difficulties
wheh confronted the engineers. The
talk was instructive and much en
E. H. Guyer, chairman of the public
affairs committ, made a report as
to what had been accomplished in the
street cleaning campaign. A petition
is being circulated among the resi
dents in every block In the city The
petition runs as follows:
"To the Honorable Mayor and Com
missioners of the City of Rock is
land. "Gentlemen: The undersigned citi
zens of the city of Rock Island re
spectfully petition your honorable body
to Install at once the continuous sys
tem of street and alley cleaning."
The committee hopes thajt by a thor
ough canvass they may accomplish
what they have set out to do. The
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Woman's club Is working in conjunc
tion with the committee.
Telia of Travels.
Captain W. A. Rosenfield gave an
interesting account of his recent trav
els in European countries.
About 50 members attended the ses
sion and it was one of the most suc
cessful held to date. ' The next meet
ing will be held Tuesday at the Rock
IS IN FULL SWAY
Demonstration of Work at Man
ual Arts Building Opened
With Big Crowd.
The annual exhibit of the manual
arts department of the pub'.ic schools
Is now on in full sway. Large num
bers of people visited the. manual arts
build ng last evening and viewed the
examples of the work being accom
plished by the students of all grades
of the city schools.
The work of the high school stu
dents was especially in prominence,
and the higher students had work in
nearly every room. In the printshop,
machine room, forge shop, on the
first floor; in the mechanical drawing
room, free hand drawing room, me
chanical drawing room, wood 'shop.
wood turning room, on the second
floor; in the domestic science room,
the domestic art rooms on the third
floor, were exhibitions of their
ability seen. The building will be
open to inspection of. visitors during
tLe remainder of the exhibit, which
will continue until, tomorrow night.
Banks Close Saturday.
Announcement is made today that
all of the banks of the city will be
closed all day Saturday and in the eve
ning on account of Decoration day.
Offerings at Cheer s
BAR PINS '
SIGNET RINGS -GENTLEMEN'S
Diamond Rings $8.00
Then for this week only we have some Diamond
Rings we are selling at $8.00 Diamonds we will guaran
tee and stand back of. You ought to have a Diamond
ring when you can get It for $8.00, and for this week
All engraving dose free of
to welcome you to your store-
E-C CHEER ;g
Jeweler Safety BId. A
under one of our two dollar -straws
save a dollar.
1823 Second Ave.,
COME ON A TOUR
Will Inspect Methods of Paving
and Road Construction
in Rock Island.
Mayor Schriver today received word
from Paul Kerz, city attorney of Ga
lena, 111., to the effect that an auto
party from Galena, composed of the
mayor, city commissioners, county of
ficers and highway commissioners will
make a trip for the purpose of inspect
ing the various methods of paving and
making hard roads. The party will
first go to Dubuque, from there to Clin
ton, and then through the tri-cities.
Mayor Schriver has notified them
that the city will be glad to show the
party over the miles of new paving
that have been laid here in the past
two years, and Captain W. A. Rosen
field, president of the Rock Island
club, has arranged to appoint a com
mittee to entertain the visitors when
they arrive . E. W. Woodcock, secre
tary of the Rock Island County High
way Improvement association, will as
sist in showing the party the methods
of local hard roads construction.
MORNING STAR LEAVES
ON ITS ST. LOUIS TRIP
The White Collar Line steamer.
Morning Star, will leave this evening
on an excursion trip-to the big masque
and pageant which opens at St. Louis
this week. Practically all of the reser
vations on the boat have been taken
and many tri-city people are making
the trip. The Morning Star will . re
turn here Monday morning.
Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock the
steamer Helen Blair will leave on an
excursion- trip to Burlington over
Decoration day, returning here Sun-
We will, be glad
Rock Island r
day morning. -: Sunday thesteamer ii
W. Hill will make a trip to Musca
tine under the auspices of "Your
club of Moline, and Monday night the-"'
telephone girls will hold a moonllgnf''
excursion on the same boat.
DRILL TEAM HONORS
MRS. DELL NEWTON j;
The Rock Island ladles who cotnv"
posed the special drill team which ejfc?,-'-empUfled
the I lnitlaiory work of the!
Royal Neighbors "at the rink during
the supreme camp here last weeK?"'
gave a surprise party at the home of ;If
Dr. Hada M. Burkhart, on Sevens
teenth street,', last evening, In honor
of Mrs. Dell, Newton of El Paso, IlL?;-?
who instructed, them. The event was-:
a very enjoyable one, and . during the
evening ice cream and cake were -served.
Mrs. Newton was recipient 01 .
a large handsome-cut glass dish. ---"-
SUIT FOR DIVORCE -STARTED)
Suit for divorce was filed in circuit,.,
court today by Mrs Ida Scott agains,;.
her husband, John Scott, The couple
was married May 20, 1911, -at Cabie-,.""
111., and lived together until Sept. -I,.'
1913. . Desertion, cruelty an detatua-
tory grounds are aUeged. Schriver &"
Schriver' are the attorneys. ffr
REACH SETTLEMENT tX
IN ASSAULT CASE
Settlement for $100 and costs was
reached in circuit court this morning
in the case of Phillip Wright by Henry
Wright, his father, vs. Jacob Ramsetr.
Wright, -who is a Milan boy, claimed t
that in August, 1912, he was assaulteM
by Ramserv . ...
all the time The
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been under the care of Mrs. Schroeder.
It is understood homes are soon to be
secured for the children.