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THE ARGUS, AVEDNESD AY. SEPTEMBER 1C, 1908.
GUILD TWO YEARS OLD TUMBLES
- DOWN ELEVATOR SHAFT IN MOLINE
Richard, Son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Anderson, Killed
in Shocking Accident.
FALLSTHROUGH SMALL SPACE
While Mother Is Inspecting Furniture
An Tkl.J triM Diku U3i(ar.'
to Place of Danger.
A child 2 years old was the victim
oi an elevator accident in Moline this
morning, and was almost instantly
ki.led by falling down a shaft in the
People's Furniture & Carpet company
building. 512 Fifteenth street. The
child, Richard, infant son of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Anderson, 131G Four
teenth street, Moline, tumbled into the
shift on the third 'floor. The child
fell through . an unprotected six-inch
hole at the rear of the elevator. Its
fall was not stopped until its little
body dashed against the floor at the
bottom of the shaft, four floors below.
, Mothrr Srr. Tru;rl-.
Mrs. Anderson was a witness of the
accident in which her baby was killed.
She- had gone to the store to purchase
some furniture, and had accompanied
Samuel Berry, one of 'he proprietors,
1o the third floor, taking the baby
with her. Thoy went up in the
freight elevator. The machine is
equipped with automatic gates, which
close when the cage leaves the land
ing, and remain open while the cage,
a mere platform, is at the floor. At
the fear of the elevator, between the
platform and the wall, is a space of
six inches, caused by the fact that the
wall is built out further above the first
floor. It was through this space that
the .child fell.
; Mrs. Anderson and Mr. Berry were
.occupied in examining different arti
cles of furniture, and werepaying but
little attention to the child, which was
playing and running about the room.
Suddenly Mr. Berry saw the child
start toward the elevator, and he
dashed toward it, but not. in time to
catch the little one before it fell to a
Drill h Soon Follow.
nirs Anderson was almost pros
trated, but hurried with Mr. Berry to
the lower floor, where the child had
been taken after being picked up.--Physicians
were hastily summoned, but
the little life had passed away, the
child's' Injuries being such that death
was almost instantaneous. -
The tragedy occurred about 11
Coronrt lo larrslle'tF.
Coroner L. V. Eckhart was at once
parts will be taken as follows: Blue
Beard. Edward Caulpetzer: Blue
Beard's wife. Miss Crlssman; brothers
Robert Hoffman, Mr. Voer; six, wives,
Misses Emma Pettit, Mary Maxwell,
Gertrude Wagner, Edna Reed, Irene
Don, Nellie Bergstrom; Sister Ann,
Miss Myrtle Summers. Miss Dorothy
notified of the accident, and arrange-J Pleasants will give a piano solo. Miss
ments were made to conduct an in-1 Irene Don a reading and Miss Criss-
quest this 'afternoon. " I man will sing. There will be placed
The elevator, the shaft of which the J on sale potted plants, seeds and flow-
child stumbled into, is used mainly for ers and ice cream, cake and .candy
freight, though not infrequently cus-lwill also be offered for sale.
timers are taken from one floor to an
other on it, as was the case this morn-1 Societies to Give Receptions. The
ing. There was no protection at the Phrenokosmian society of Augustana
rear to prevent the child from falling college today issued 357 invitations to
WILL YOU HIKE
DOWN THE LANE?
Will be the Form of Salutation
at the Rock Island Expo
NAME ADOPTED BY DIRECTORS
through the space between the plat
form and the wall. Just how the boy
could have fallen so as to pass clear
through the hole is difficult to under
stand, for the open spa?e is not more
than six inches in width.
Also Arrange for the Election 'of
Queen by Popular Vote Week
ly Meeting Is Held.
CITIES TO SEND BIG
the annual fall reception to be held In
the college gymnasium Friday even
ing. Rev. W. G. Oglevee vill be the
principal speaker on the program to
h ivpn T?ffrKhments will he
served and a number of happy sur- It will be "down the Lane- for
prises will be sprung in ' the way of I everybody who attends the first an-
entertainment. The college faculty nual Rock Islaud exposition. Sent." 28-
wlll give a reception to the students J Oct. 3. Not the "Pike" nor the "Mid
Friday evening, Sept. 25, and the I way," remember that. The Lane-
Adelphic society will entertain at the! the thing and you'd best get next.
Rockford, Springfield, Aurora, Syca
more and Others Announce Plans
for Knights Templar Conclave.
The committee in charge of the: en
tertainment of the Knights Templar
state conclave here in October has
received word that Springfield, Au
rora, Sycamore and Rockford are all
expecting to send large delegations.
Each place will have one or two Pull
man cars reserved for the visiting
knights. Nearly every day the com
mittee is receiving word from differ
ent places to the effect that the
knights are coming in large numbers.
The contract for the decoration of
the city and the convention hall has
been given to the H. W. Lewis com
pany of Philadelphia. The street dec
orations are to extend from the court
house on Second avenue to Twentieth
street and on Twentieth street from
Second to Fourth avenue. Long
streamers, American flags and differ
ent banners will be used to give a
beautiful effect. The skating rink.
annual reception the following Friday
Hildebrandt-Kuschmann. The mar
riage of Miss Edith Kuschmann. and
Oscar Hildebrandt was quietly cele
brated In St. Paul last Tuesday. Mr.
Hildebrandt was formerly employed at
the M. & K. clothing house and later
at the Illinois Smoker. The bride is
a daughter of Mr.' and Mrs.- Robert
Kuschmann of 535 Twenty-second
street. They will make their home
in St. Paul where Mr. Hildebrandt is
Have Annual Summer Outing. The
Tu'ln.rMt v Cinh .lnK Tiolfl Itii annual
c Qt fh wntnh w and Moline and votes will be sold at
vBtrjav nfw.,,, Thro0 thipc of a penny eucu. me j-uung iauj uu
cinch were played and pretty prizes
At the weekly meeting of the board
of directors of the exposition company
held at the Harper house last even
ing this appellation was adopted after
a discussion of the various names that
had been suggested. Tbere were
many of them and plenty of good
ones, too, but the directors decided
that the "Lane" was about right and
had not been used by any other ex
position so far as the members were
Another important matter decided
upon at the meeting was that of hav
ine a carnival queen. One will be se
lected by popular vote. Ballot boxes
will be placed in stores in Rock Island
from the Geneseo- people It was de
cided to ask the Rock Island also for
a special train to runhere from Tis
kilwa on Geneseo day, which will
probably be Oct. 1.
Manager Lewis . reported that the
grounds will be ready in a few days.
The entrance arch is ranidlv nearinsr
completion; the frame work being all
up. The plaster work under direction
of Cornelius "Donovan was started tnis
morning. - .
GROCER IS CHARGED
WITH STEALING $100
Truck Gardener Has Jacob Goldman
J , Arrested for Alleged Theft of
Roll From Wagon. .
Jacob Goldman, the grocer on Ninth
street, was arrested this vmornlng on
a charge of taking $100 from the seat
of the wagon belonging to Fred Layer,
a truck gardener from South Rock
Island. Layer drove into the city to
sail his vegetables and stopped at
Goldman's store. Goldman went out
to the wagon to see the vegetables
and while on the wagon," Layer
claimed, Goldman took the roll of
money which was concealed on - the
seat. After visiting several , other
places Layer missed the money and
at once suspected Goldman whom he i
claims was the only one on the wagon.
The case was continued until next
Friday and Goldman was released on
MADE FOR SiLVIS
awarded. A course dinner was served
at the inn at 6 o'clock. The club will
meet again in two weeks at the home
of Mrs. C Theus, 1041 Fourteenth-and-
Handkerchief Shower. Miss Fern
is chosen will be escorted to the
ground and there crowned with fit
ting pomp and , ceremony, and pre
sented with a diamond ring. .A com
mittee was appointed to assist Lem
Scott, advance man for the C. W.
Parker Amusement company, in mak
ing all arrangements for the contest
Board Distributes $16,200 and Has
$10,000 for Sewer Besides Rec
ognize Fire Department,
Oltmann, who is to be an October buying the ring. Thoy will also
I bride, was the recipient of a handker-
where Xhe grand ball will be held is chief'shower by the young ladies' sew
ity of the artists who will be in charge
of the decorations. Black and white,
the colors of the order, will be very
conspicuous in the decoration scheme.
ing circle, of whicti she is a member,
this afternoon. Misses Edna Carl and
Mary E. Simpson being the hostesses.
B. Y. P. U. ENJOYS
A FINE PROGRAM
Society news, written or telephoned
to the society editor of The Areus. wilt
joe gladly received and published. But
n either case tne identity ot trio sender
must be made known, to insure relia
bility. Written notices must bear sig
nature ana Htiuress.j
Hogan-Lindorff. The marriage of
Miss Alice C. Lindorff of New Wind
sor. 111., to William E. Hogan of 1917
Eighth avenue took place this morn
ing at St. Joseph's -church at 8 o'clock.
Nuptial high mass was read by Dean
J. Quinn, the young people being
unattended. Following the ceremony
a wedding breakfast was served at
THERE ARE TWO POINTS
about our tailoring we wish to
impress upon you. The first is
tlit in spite of the high charac
ter vof our tailoring it doesn't
make a dent in your pocketbook
to have a suit made here. The
second is that .the long wear you
get out of garments we fashion
makes them really cheaper than
ordinary clothing. Think come
and be measured.
E. F. DORN,
1812 Second Avenue.
Quarterly Meeting Is Held in Moline
Edgewood Church Young Man De
feats Two Opponents in Debate.
The quarterly meeting of the Bap
tist Young People's union was held
last evening at the First ' Baptist
church, Moline. Delegations were
present from the First Baptist and
Edgewood Baptist churches of this
city. Calvary Baptist church of Daven
port, the Baptist churches of Moline
and also frm Silvis and Watertown.
The church had been very prettily
decorated in golden rod, V cosmos and
theHotel Harms which was attended asterg and greenery. An interesting
in addition to the bridal couple by
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Lindorff, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Lindorff, Dean J. J.
Quinn and Rev. Father Cleary. The
table was decorated in purple and
white, a large wedding bell being sus
pended above the table. Flowers and
ferns In profusion were used in which
were hidden miniature wtdding bells
Mr. and Mrs. Hogan will leave for a
shrt wedding itrip and will be at
home after Oct. 1 at 1113 Fifteenth
street. Mr. Hogan Is auditor at the
Modern Woodmen, coming to this city
program was given opening with a
song by the audience after which Dr.
H. W. Reed led, in prayer. A contest
followed and a musical sketch, "Our
Happy Home," was given. The parts
were taken by Walter Aram as ten
ant. Miss Noj-a Lund as the tenant's
wife, Miss Edith Baker as the mother-
in-law. Earl Baker f as the landlord
and Miss Jennie Aram . was the ac
companist. A debate on the topic,
"Resolved That Public Opinion Is a
Good Standardof Right," was upheld
on the affirmative by Arthur Sterbeck
arrange the official program for the
The purchase of the rim was made
this morning, a handsome jewel being
secured at McCabe's. It was placed
in the window of the jewelry depart
ment on Second avenue and will be
shown there till awarded to the victor
in the contest, , ,
Auto Owner Intermtrd.
Vice President Charles McHugh of
the company presided. One of the
most important reports of the evening
was made by Dr. C. L. Silvis, chair
man of the committee in charge of the
automobile and horse exhibit. H j
stated that the different classes are
rapidly filling upA For the opening
parade, which will,' start at the Rock
Island Club the afternoon of Monday,
the oDenins day. pass through ' the
principal streets and end at the
grounds, no less than 45 cars are al
ready entered and as many more are
expected. Tri-city automobile owners
are taking, much interest in this
The attractions committee" reported
having engaged Bleuer's and Stroehle's
bands for three days and three nights
each to furnish music during the week
These will be the official bands
though of course many of the visiting
delegations will bring bands with them
on different days and the Parker
shows will -have a large corps of mu
sicians of their own.
Should Be No Mlnnndrrstaadlng,
Mr Scott, who was present at the
meeting, gave a talk on the nature oi
tne attractions which will be brought
here hv the Parker company. He
The village board of Silvis at its
meeting last evening made appropria
tions aggregating $16,200. This does
not include the $10,000 donation of
the Rock Island, which is to be ap
plied on the construction of a sewer
system. The board gave official recognition-
to the Silvis volunteer fire
department, by' providing for the ap
pointment of the chief and assistant
chief by the president of the board.
on the nomination of the department.
Yesterday six special police officers !
were sworn in to patrol the railroad
yards 'for the Rock Island.
three years ago from Prfrt Henry, N. I f Edgewood Baptlst church, who took that while it was not his busi-
Y. His bride is an accomplished mu-i,,0 cMo olnno wa'ao nr th hnr0 ness to pass iud -- v people
In new location.
1730 Third Avenue.
For school opening I secured a
job in Fountain pens with 14-k
gold pens, which we will sell
during September at 50 cents
eac to those buying school sup
plies only. - " .
1730 Third Avenue
is headquarters for
New and Second Hand
I buy all books that ; are in
good condition and now in use
in our public schools. .
Geo. H. Kingsbury,
, Cor. Eighteenth Street and
slciaii and has been teaching mnsic
here, in Sherrard and Silvis.-
Announce Engagement; The en
gagement-of . Miss Co.-a T. Winter,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. Winter,
to Walter B. Howe was made at a
dinner party given by Mr. and Mrs.
Winter last evening at their home.
53C Twenty-third street. The wedding
will take place Oct. 11 at the home
of the bcide-elect's parents. Covers
last evening were laid for 35, an elab
orate course dinner being served at
8 o'clock.' The house was prettily
decorated for the occasion, golden rod
being used in the parlors and the wed
ding colors, white and green, were
carried out in the dining room where
asters and greenery were used. Mr.
Howe Is the cake baker at McCabe's
and has made many friends since
coming to the city. Miss Winter is
well known in a , large circle of
favor of the affirmative, giving Mr.
Sterbeck double honor. The program
closed with a solo by Mis3 Mary Mur-
nhy of Moline. Refreshments were
served and an hour spent in a pleas
ant social' way.
O. E. S.' Spends Day at Farm.
Twenty ladies, members of the East
ern Star Sewing society, spent yes
terday on the farm of Mr. and Mrs.
George Hess, , which is located on . a
bluff along the Mississippi several
miles out of Davenport. The ladies
were met at the street car terminus
by several hay racks and were trans
ported to the farm, which is known
as Glen Mount," The day was spent
in a most enjoyable way and the
ladies tell wonderful tales of the size
and quality of the peaches they picked
Dinner and supper were served on th
lawn, which were made doubly enjoy
able by the beauty of tne scenery
The party were brought back to the
cars by hay racks and returned home
late in the evening.
. Will Give Blue Beard Pantomime.
An entertainment will be given In the
First Baptist church parlors tomorrow
evening by the members of the Sun
day school, at wh'ch time a Blue Beard
pantomime will betfyen., Mrs.. Frank
Corcoran win be the
Mrs. Pauline Edman.
Mrs. Pauline" Edman,. 328 Railroad
avenue, Moline, died yesterday after
noon from a complication of diseases
with which she had ' been suffering
since March. . Mrs. Edman was born
in Sweden in 18G8 and came to Mo'-
line in 1881. She had a large circle
of friends. in this city. She is sur
vived by her husband and three
brothers, Alex Peterson of Watertown,
Charles of Moline and Oscar of Chi
cago. The funeral will be held from
the home at 2 o'clock Fridav afternoon
and will be in charge of Rev. A. M.
Johanson. Burial will take place at
Riverside cemetery. '
Funeral services over the remains
of Benjamin ' DeGear were held this
morning from the Knox undertaking
rooms by Rev. H. W. Reed. Burial
took place at Davenport city ceme
of the other speaker. Henry Ward of snouia not coniomia tne fcuow tuj
the First church of this city and W1" PPr ue.e w . .
Archie Burlingame of Moline took the may bve &een exn.uiuja iu un v..u-
no-oH .lib Th tnriroa HppIHoiI In I uy. vvuue mtr .luaii
shows on the road they are distinct
in management, being under different
lessees. The attraction engaged for
Rock Island Is compos 2d of 10 of the
best shows to be found in the country.
It travels on a special train of 25 cars
and carries its own light and power
plant and a full equipment.
Vor Special Train Service.
Mrs. M. Staassen . and- daughter. Secretary J. v. . earner reportea
Edith of Rural, have gone for a visit that the Milwaukee road has agreed
at Hammond, Ind. . to hold the evening train for the
A. E. and Peter Eckhart of Taylorlnorth three evenings during tne ween
Ridge left here last night on a two
weeks' trip to Plainview, Texas. ,
Mrs. David Read ,of Chicago, for
merly of this city, arrived today to
spend a week visiting with Mrs. H.
Seeley. . .
from 10:30 till 11.. A request on the
i Rock Island road was authorized for
a special train from Sherrard and
Cable Three evenings. On application
REPORT ON CHARITY WORK
Association Has Been Active Through
. out Summer Months.
At me uibl tall meeting ot tne Asso
ciated Charities, held yesterday morn
ing, a report was made by the secre
tary of money expended since the last
meeting. May 12, as followr: Grocer
ies, $81.15; coal, $11.80; shoes. $5.50;
clothing, $8.11; milk, $3.06; St. An
thony's hospital (surgical case), $14,
and medicine, 90 cents; meals furnish
ed friendless German woman and chil
dren,. $1.10, transportation to leave city,
$3.32, cash, Miss Ramser, 75 cents.
The association requests the coopera
tion of individuals, as well as other
benevolent organizations, in- this work
for the coming winter, thus insuring
help for the deserving poor, and the
wise and judicious administration of
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