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sqiraws, met in the council and elected
two delegates to carry the memorial
to Washington.
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Attorney Henry Arp Panes.
Henry August Arp. well known law
yer of this city, died suddenly at 5
oclock yesterday morning at his
home, 802 West Sixth street, apoplexy
being the cause of death. The deceas
ed was born In Davenport May 3, 1869,
where he was united in marriage to
.Vies Clara Slndt, April 20, 1897. He
van educated In the public schools of
tLis citv and After crariimrinv frnm
the high school entered the state unl- j
versify at Iowa City, where he grad-!
uated In the year 1896. The surviv
ors are the wife, four sisters, Mrs.
August Fromme, of Walcott, Iowa;
Mrs. Julia Nagel, of Alvord, Iowa;
Mrs. Augusta Jensen of Rock Rapids,
Iowa, and Mrs. Theresa Johnson of I
Walcott, Iowa, and two brothers, Wil
liam Arp of Alvord, Iowa, and Albert
Arp, of Tipton, Iowa. The funeral
services will be held at 2 o'clock Wed
nesday afternoon from the late home,
vlth incineration In the Davenport
crematorium. The services will be
strictly private.
Another Salt Shipment. The canal
boat 1'eerleos with the barge Red
Wing in tow arrivd in Davenport
jesterday with 14 carloads of Bait on
board consigned to Davenport. The
trip was made In the usual time. The
Niagara it expected to arrive Thurs
day with several hundred barrels to
complete the consignment.
Pioneer Celebrates 91st Birthday.
Another of Iowa's pioneers Is Mrs.
Martha M. Wells, who was 91 years
nld yesterday. The anniversary was
celebrated at the home of her son,
(.eorge C. Wells, 731 Kust Fourteenth
street. Mrs. Wells was born In Knox
c unty. 111., Nov. 11, 1&21. but came
to Iowa with her husband, Horatio M.
Wells. In 1842, and settled In Van Bu
rrn county, where the couple lived
for 30 yeurs. . Mrs. Wells has three
B'lns living, also 12 grandchildren and
two great grandchildren. She Is able
to walk around her home and in spite
cf her at'vanfpd age is able to read
and write with comparative ease.
Thousands See Chrysanthemum
thow Chrysanthemums by the thous
and, tinted in all the colors of the
rrliibow pml freshly arranged by the
corps of florists, rreeted some 3.000
visitors at the Vander Veer park
Kreeiilioimes Sunday on the opening
dny of the annual two weeks chrysan
themum show. During the afternoon
the greenhouses were thronged until
closing time at 5 o'clock, scores of
uutomoliiles parked about the drives,
showing the large number of visitors
that had been brought out to the con
servatories by the flower show. Park
' Superintendent (). K. Tioehm and
( hief Florist Theodore Stoelk have
grown for this year over 5,000 chrys
anthemum plants of 94 different va
rieties. The flowers range from the
big "Golden Chadwick," a beautiful!
rich yellow Tiloom eight Inches In di
ameter to the little daisy-like chrys
anthemums grown In the hanging" bas
kets. Aged Mart Klllud by Train. Speed
ing at the rate of 40 miles an hour
an eastbound Rock Island passenger
train struck and Instantly killed Fred
Lucht, 419 Davie street, at 7:30
o'clock yesterday morning- He was
70 years old. The aged man, who is
employed by the city, was walking
close to the tracks on his way to
work. He was halle3 by a friend and
turning hia attention In the direction
of the call, the onrushing train,
speeding at a rate of 40 miles an hour,
struck him In the back. The body was
carried on the pilot of the engine for
nearly a block. Vie body waa hor
ribly mangled, both legs being broken
below the knees and both arms frac
tured. The head was also badly
crushed where the couple of fe en
gine struck. Many women in a street
car near the track witnessed the trag
edy and as the mangled body was
born across the street on the pilot
of the Speeding engine, the women
covered their eyes with their hands
tc conceal the horrible sight. The
body was removed to the Runge un
dertaking parlors where It will be
held preceding the Inquest and fun
eral. The man Is survived by a wife
and three daughters.
Unitarian Church Calls Pastor.
Dr. J. W. Cooper. Lancaster, Pa., who
spoke at the Unitarian church for the
past two Sundays, has been tendered
the pastorate of the Unitarian church
and will probably take up his duties
Dec. The pastorate of the local
church has been vacant since the res
ignation of Rev. R. E. Ramsay last
spring. Dr. Cooper was chosen at a
meeting of the board of directors of
the church last night.
Obituary Record. Mrs. Ida Town
send, wife of John Townsend, 2003
College avenue, died Monday morn
ing at 8:30 o'clock at the family home
after a brief illness. The deceased
as born July 13, 18S5, In Davenport,
and has since resided In this city. She
leaves to mourn her death, the hus
band, four daughters, Edith, Pearl,
Florence and Pauline and three sons,
Raymond, Edward and Sheldon.
George Daniels, the infani son of
Mrs. Martha Daniels, 615 Eastern ave
nue, died Sunday, afternoon at 1
o'clock at the family residence at the
age of 21 days.
ume has been so great that the supply
has been exhausted.
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Springfield. 111. A roster of em
ployes of the state was published by
the Illinois civil service commission.
Since the democrats swept the state
at the polls the demand for this vol-
Statue at Union Station, Washington
The picture shows one of the six
Saint-Gaudens statues which are be
ing placed over the entrance to
Washington's union station where
they wl'.l be seen by the hundreds of
thousands of visitors to the city.
These statues weigh about 25 tons
each and are the largest that have
ever been cut from one block of stone.
The raising of this statuary will mark
the culmination of plans for a sym
bolistic facade worthy to stand at the
entrance to the national capital, which
were formulated by the late President
Cassatt of the Pennsylvania railroad
and Dr. Charles Eliot, former, presi
dent of Harvar who selected the in
scriptions which appear beneath
them. The statue shown in the pic
ture is that of Thales and represents
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Caught in Quicksand; Injured-.
Caught In quicksand Just after he had
placed the braces for a ditch outside
of the Deere harvester plant site In
East Molina at 9 o'clock yesterday
morning, Roy Crawford, Moline Heat
ing company employe, sank to his
knees In the mire and was injured by
the planks which had been used as
braces. He is in the Moline city hos
pital. A nasty wound extends across
his forehead. With other workmen
Crawford was preparing to finish an
excavation when sand began to move,
causing the destruction of the braces
and the precipitation of Crawford in
to the hole. The cave-In extended a
distance of more than 20 feet. Fellow
workmen by rapid action, were able
to rescue Crawford from his position
of peril before his life was endangered.
Finger Crushed by Casting.
Morten Anderson, 1720 Thirteenth
street, was Injured Monday morning
while at work at the Moline Plow
company plant The third finger of
bis left hand was caught under a fall
ing casting and was mashed. It was
necessary to amputate the injured
Foota Crushed Boarding Train.
Peter Ntemenos. 18-year-old Greek
who is employed in Silvis shops, was
the victim of an accident Saturday
afternoon as he tried to board the
shop train bound for the tri-citles.
Result of the accident was the ampu
tation of the Greek's left foot from the
instep forward. Ntemenos lies In the
Moline city hospital, unable to talk
coherently concerning the accident,
and therefore a correct account of the
manner of his injury cannot be secur
ed by authorities. The accident occur
red at 4:30 Saturday afternoon and
the injured man was rushed to Moline
and placed under care of a physician.
The foot was so badly crushed that it
was necessary to take away a portion
of it. It is feared that the man will
lose the remainder of the member.
ntemenos resides at 817 Third - ave
nue, East Moline.
Greek Starts Fight An unknown
Greek, who afterward escaped In the
shuffle, unwittingly started a free-for-all
battle Sunday evening when he
brushed against George Fitrpatrick.
Fitzpatrick was with a gang of fel
lows and a fight started at once. Re
sult in po'lee court was the fining of
Fitzpatrick for disorderly conduct, and
Gust Sot Us, a Greok, for carrying con
cealed weakons. The unknown alien
stopped In front of the Angelo Harris
restaurant at 1224 Third avenue, to
gaze with longing eyes at the display
of fruits In the window. It was then
that the fight started, Fitzpatrick
brushed by the Greek attacking him
Harris rushed to the rescue of his
mauled fellow countryman, as did
Gust Sottls. Police were called and
upon arrival they found Sottls and
Fitzpatrick, both bearing unmistak
able signs of the fight. They were
taken to the station. Mrs. Stella
Mars, restaurant employe, was a com
plainant in the case. She declared
that she had been dropped to the
floor by a blow from the first one of
the battlers. When Sottls was search
ed at the station, a 32-caliber revol
ver was found up his sleeve. He aft
erward said that he was waiting to
get in the cell with Fitzpatrick bo that
he might kill his friend's assailant.
Sottls was suffering from a cut in the
head which had necessitated medical
i attention.
Obituary Record. The death of
Mrs. Frank Dvorak, occurred in Vien
na, Austria, Sunday, the 44th anniver
sary of her natal day. Sad news was
conveyed to Mrs. Hanna S. Granberg,
1919 Fifth avenue, Hollne, yesterday
morning, in a cablegram sent from
Austria. Death occurred after an Ill
ness of eight months, during the larg
er part of which time Mrs. Dvorak
was confined to a hospital. While
traveling In Europe many years ago.
Miss Schricker became acquainted
with Captain Frank Dvorak, an officer
In the Austrian navy. After a pretty
courtship they were united id mar
riage May 25, 1892. Since then their
home had been In Austria. Captain
Dvorak has been retired from naval
duties with honor. A year ago Sunday
Mrs. Dvorak arrived to visit with Mrs.
Granberg, returning to her European
home March 4 last Since then, her
health had been failing. Mrs. Dvorak
leaves beside her husband and foster
mother, two brothers and two sisters,
Mies Selma Schricker and Richard
Schricker who reside in Davenport,
William Schricker resides in the west
and another sister is in Austria. John
Schricker, a cousin, resides in Daven
port Born Nov. 10, 1858, Mrs. Dvor
ak had just crossed the threshold into
her 45th year when death overtook
her. In childhood she was confirmed
In the Swedish Lutheran church in
this city, and remained faithful to It
in devout worship until death.
Port Townsend, Wash. Homeless
more than half a century, the Clallam
Indians drew in a council a memorial
to congress asking the government to
'comply with the Indian treaty of 1855
and restore to them their lands. One
hundred Indians, 25 of whom were
Richard F. Sheese and Miss Anna
Bishop were married at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Prouty in Joy on
Sunday evening, Nov. 3, by Rev.
George D. Adamson. Monday morn
ing they left for an extended wedding
trip after which they will make their
home in Aledo.
Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Conn and baby
of Keithsburg returned home Wednes
day after a few days visit at the home
of Mrs. Coun's mother, Mrs. Smith.
Iceland Diefendorf has gone to
Woodhull where he will work In a
hardware store.
Mrs. J. Li. Allison left Thursday to
make an extended visit with her
granddaughter, Mrs. E. N. Guthrie in
Denver, Colo.
Miss Olive Burrows of Reynolds
was the guest of her sister, Mrs. F. N.
Taylor the first of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. David Tolle have
gone to Silver Creek, Neb., where they
will visit relatives and friends be
fore going to their new home in Kear
ney, Neb.
Miss Mabel Bloomer of Joy was an
Aledo visitor Wednesday.
Mrs. P. R. Thompson returned home
from Viola Wednesday where she had
been spending a few days.
Mrs. Margaret Weidling and daugh
ter Miss Lizsie of New Boston, visited
Thursday at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. George Weidling.
Mr. and Mrs. William Woods left
for Fort Collins, Colo., Thursday to
spend the winter with Mr. Woods'
brother and sister, Alex Woods and
Miss Hannah Woods and other relatives.
J. M. Geddes was a Davenport visit
or Thursday.
Miss Nannie McKee went to Mon
mouth Thursday to spend a few days
ith friends.
Misss Burchie Volentlne returned to
her home in Kearney, Neb., Thursday
after visiting with relatives in Aledo
and vicinity.
Mrs. Smith Garner of Waynerburg,
Pa., came Thursday for an extended
visit at the home of her daughter and
husband, professor and Mrs. Ray.
The Ministerial association of Ale
do met November 1 at the office of
Rev. A. E. Moody and elected Rev. J.
B. Bartle president and Rev. J. B. Pol
lock secretary and treasurer for the
coming year. They arranged that the
Thanksgiving sermon will be preach
ed by Rev. J. B. Bartle at the Presby
terian church at 10 o'clock Thanksgiv
ing morning. Four union services
were arranged for during home mis
sion week, on Monday, Tuesday,
Thursday and Friday evenings, in the
United Presbyterian, Methodist, Pres
byterian and Baptist churches in the
order named.
Miss Margaret Thompson spent
Thursday with friends in Viola.
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Tudor of Bu9h
nell came Thursday to attend the fu
neral of Mrs. A. A. Rice, and returned
home Saturday.
Mrs. G. C. Mclntyre went to New
Boston Friday to spend a few days at
the home of her son, Dr. L. L. Mc
Mr. Molr of Oquawka was the guest
of James McKlnney Friday.
Mrs. C. McLaughlin of Galesburg is
the guest of Aledo friends this week.
Mrs. Len Brown of Arple spent Fri
day in Aledo.
Mrs. G. H. Campbell of Joy was an
Aledo visitor Friday.
Mrs. J. J. Sterner died at her home
in Aledo. Oct. 30. Mrs. Bessie Newn
Bushne'l Sterner, daughter of TVIb
Ham and Harriott Newell was born in
Amhurst, Mass., May 20, 1837. She
came to Illinois in 1891 and was mar
ried to J. J. Sterner on May 29, 1895.
She has been a great sufferer for sev
eral years. Mrs. Sterner was a faith
ful member of the Methodist Episcopal
church and a constant attendant as long
as she was able. She leaves her hus
band, one son, Walter N. Bushnell of
Thayer, Kan., and one sister, Mrs.
Marietta Wheeler of Akron, Colo., and
many friends to mourn her death. The
funeral services were conducted at
the home by Rev. J. B. Bartle Fri
day morning Nov. 1. Burial was in
the Aledo cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Garrett Mrs. J. L.
Faucett and Mrs. C. Willlts of New
Boston were Aledo visitors Wednes
day. I. N. Bassett and daughter Miss Mi
r.ota, spent Thursday in Burlington,
Mrs. C. L. Gregory returned from
Galesburg Thursday where she has
been spending a few days with her
mother, Mrs. M. F. Mathews, who is in
the St Mary's hospital In that city.
Raymond Marston and Miss Elaine
Garber of Marston were married at
the Baptist parsonage in Aledo on
Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 6, by Rev.
J. M. Jones. They were accompanied
by Mr. Thomas and Miss Garber also
of Marston.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Waespe and lit
tle daughter of Newport Rhode Is
land, who have been visiting here with
Mr. WaeBpe's mother and family, left.
Thursday for Springfield, Mo., where
they will visit Mrs. Waespe'a rela
tives. Mr. Waespe has been in the
United States navy for a number of
Mr. and Mrs. William Tieman of
Joy spent Friday in Aledo.
Mies Alice Durston of Woodhull
came Thursday to spend a few days
in Aledo.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Poland of Gales
burg and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Bridgford
of Durant Iowa, were In Aledo Thurs
day evening on their way to Joy to at
tend the reception given Friday to
Mrs. Poland's father, C. J. Bryant
and his bride, who were married
Thursday in Knobnoster, Mo.
Miss Bessie Graves went to New
Windsor Thursday to make a short
visit with her sister, Mrs. Frank Mann.
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When buying an article of food you are
entitled to know exactly what you are buy
ing its quality and ingredients.
If this information is refused don't buy it.
Some of the low grade baking powders
are advertised, but the ingredients of the
powders are scrupulously concealed.
A housekeeper would not use a baking
powder containing alum if she knew it.
It is well when buying to examine the
label on the can. Unless it shows the
ingredient cream of tartar, don't buy it.
Dr. Price's baking powder is absolutely
free from alum.
Miss Louise Baxter went to Peoria
Tuesday to visit her cousin. Miss
Lydia West Before returning home
she will go to Montezuma, to attend
a convention of the Home Missionary
The Woman's Christian Temperance
union will hold a meeting at the home
of Mrs. J. M. Wright Friday Nov. 15,
which all members are requested to
Abel Inqmire died at the home of j
his niece, Miss Zevie Miller, Thurs
day morning, Nov. 7, at 1:30 o'clock.
Funeral services were held at the
Baptist church Friday afternoon at 2
o'clock in charge of Rev. J. M. Jones.
The interment was in the Mlllersbrug
Mrs. G. C. Bowers, Mrs. O. W. Gil
lespie and Mrs. R. J. McDonald spent
Thursday In Rock Island.
Mrs. T. J. McWilllams of Greens
burg, Fa., and Miss Zulu Lemon of
this city left Wednesday for Okla
homa, where they will make an ex
tended visit with Miss Lemon's sister,
Mrs. George Rogers.
Mrs. J. H. Harney and Mrs. R, C.
Elvin were called to Joy by the death
of their mother, Mrs. John Epperly,
which occurred Friday evening.
W. C. Garard of Dubuque, Iowa,
was in Aledo Friday calling on friends
and went to Keithsburg In the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. William Mcllard.
daughter. Miss Zua, and son, John,
left Monday for Houghton, Tex., whers
they will spend the winter.
Mrs. Grace Patterson of Topeka,
Kan., came Wednesday, called here
by the death of her aunt Mrs. A. A.
Mr. and Mrs. Hefflin of Viola spent
Friday at the home of their daughter,
Mrs. F. Fassnacht.
Carbon Cliff
Mrs. Lewis Sickler and sister Mrs.
Leonard Frank were visiting friends
at Moline on Monday.
John Gelgler and family from East
Moline, visited at the home of Mrs.
Gelgler's grandmother, Mrs. Amelia
Meeska and family on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Steven Adams and
two children Ruth and Beryl of East
Moline spent Sunday with Mrs. Ad
ams' parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. Mitten.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Owens and
family from Davenport spent Sunday
at the home of Mrs. Alice Benson,
mother of Mrs. Owens.
Mrs. Harley Stlpp and children Carl
and Lynn of East Moline spent the
weeks etid with her parents, Mr, and
Mrs. N. Krambeck.
Mrs. B. A. Hennfgan and Mrs. Wil
liam Gainey were Moline visitors on
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