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. THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 16, 1913. DAY IN DAVENPORT Heirs Missing. There is an estate worth several thousand dollars tn Eng land awaiting the heir of William Hughes, well known to old residents of Davenport as a wealthy and eccen tric recluse, who died about six year3 5a to j As far as Is known Mr. Hughes ftleft co relatives with the single excep tion of a nejjhew, who has moved -away from Davenport and whose pres tnt residence is not known. To dis cover this nephew or some other heirs of Mr. Hughes, "William Owen, 10 Harp street, Holyhead, England, arriv ed in Davenport yesterday. Mr. Owen .will run down every clew that may jead to the discovery of this nephew, Jas an Income of several thousand ,'pounds a year is left him. Mr. Hughe3 (will be remembered as a lavish giver 'rto church projects in the' early days aof Davenport. He was a member of the Baptist church, to which denom ination he made repeated gifts. He ai also noted for his many philan -throplea to poor people. Most of his Charities showed his eccentric disposi tion. He owned several farms and had a large Income in addition. He Jiad never married. Mr. Owen was iold that he at one time owned a car riage factory here, also a mill, and ;that he had large timber interests. The present estate in England yields an income of several thousand pounds annually. It Is left by a brother of the former Davenporter. Charged With Manslaughter. The case of the ttat of Iowa against Isaac Richardson, charged with manslaugh ter in th death of Arthur Wundrum, was begun yesterday afternoon before Judge Done gan in district court. At torney W. M. Chamberlain and C. H. Murphy appeared for the defendant County Attorney Fred Vollmer and As sistant County Attorney Waldo Beck er are prosecuting the case. The af ternoon session was consumed in en deavoring to secure a Jury from the September paneL It is believed the jury will be chosen today and the case Is likely to consume most of the week In district court. Richardson was pro prietor of the saloon at the rear of which was a barn where young Wun drum slept during a cold winter night In January, 1912, dying the following day from the effects of exposure. The defendant is charged with having been guilty of ordering the youth taken to the barn when the latter was intoxi cated. The case will be stubbornly fought on both sides. Verdict Accidental Death. Chief of Police Schramm, after making an in estimation into the death of Jchann Kubisch, who was fatally injured Sat urday night in a plunge from the bal cony down the stairs at the LyTtc the atre, has failed to find anyevidence ;of foul play and the riollce believe fhe death was purely accidental. No one was seen with Kublsch when he en tered the theatre and there are no cJcwb to support a foul play theory. ter-in-law,,Mrs. Meta Hagfcdom, also survives. After two -.weeks' illness, Mrs. Brid get Connole, a native of Ireland, died at 4:30 o'clock Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary Tiernaa, 734 East Tenth street. De ceased was born-In Ireland 85-years ago. She came to 'De Witt, Iowa, when a young girl and :1C years ago to Dav enport, where she had made her home ever since. Her husband- preceded her in death 45 years ago, dying at his heme la DeWitt. She was a member of the Altar and Rosary society of the Sacred Heart cathedral. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Mary Tlernaa of Davenport, and one son, T. J. Con nole of Columbus, Ohio. Funeral ser vices were held at 6:30 o'clocit this morning rom the Sacred Heart cath edral, and Immediately after the mass the body was taken over the C, M. & St. P. railway to DeWitt aad laid to rest beside the body of her husband. Mrs. Kate Hurto passed away at 8 o'clock Sunday morning at the family home, 522 College avenue, after a pro longed illness. Decedent was born in St. Louis 80 years ago and came to Davenport many years ago. She made her home here ever since. Mrs. Hurto m as the widow of the late John Hurto, who died 13 years ago. She is surviv ed by the following step-sons: S. H. Hurto cf this city, John Hurto of Texas and F. W. Hurto of Chicago. Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon from the M. V. Boles company chapel, with interment in the City cemetery. Rev. P. H. Mc Dowell officiated at the home and also at the grave. In District Court. A decree of di vorce vas granted by Judge Donegan yesterday to Edna Buck against her husband, Jeremiah Buck, on the grounds of cruel and inhuman treat ment and drunkenness. The Bucks were married Sept. 10. 1910. The de fendant did nbt appear to defend the action. The will of Alfred Baker -was ad mitted to probate by order of Judge Donegaa in district court. Sarah Lu ella Baker is named executrix of the estate. A transcript of the judgment ren dered in Johnson county in favor of the plaintiff In the suit of the First National bank against II . M. Pratt and others was filed with the clerk of court The first report of Louis Haase, trustee of the estate of William Haase, was filed yesterday morning by Attorneys Ruyminn & Ruymann end approved In district court by Judge Donegan. given peremptory orders to prevent citizens of Dixon from providing auto rides and theatre parties to con victs now engaged In state road work in the vicinity of that city. The governor's position In the mat ter is made plain in the following; telegram: ' ' "Hon. E. M. Allen, Warden Jclietj penitentiary: Am informed by Mayor Brinton, Dixon, that some misguided enthusiasts are preparing to give auto mobile rides and theatre parties to convicts working roads at Grand De tour. This is either effervescent emo tionalism or a scheme to advertise a theatre. Stop it at once. "E. F. DUNNE, Governor." II ALEDO li SOLON'S DAUGHTER TO WED ARMY MAN I " ' v r 'M fecial- i I - DUNNE STOPS A FETE FOR CONVICT ROAD TOILERS Springfield. 111., Sept. 16. In a tele gram addressed yesterday by Gover nor Dunne to Warden E. M. Allen of the Jollet jjenitentiary, the official Is Miss Earbara Stephens. The engagement of Miss Barbara Stephens, daughter o'J Congressman William D. Stephens of Los Angeles, and Lieutenant! RandoYpii Zane of the United States marine corps was an nounced recently (at the Stephens heme. Lieutenant -Zan a is a son of Rear Admiral Zaise. .Miss Stephens was a debutante lastwinter at the national capital. Philadelphia After -Jbequests ap proimating 500,000, thai will of Julia Garrett one of the richest women in Pennsylvania, leaves the residue ct her estate to Isaac- Tatna.ll Starr, for years a close friend and - fiscal agent of the family, tl is Eaid.Miss-Garrett's estate amounts to more than! $10,000, 000. Cousins are expected to contest the will. They are remembered in amounts ranging from $10,000 to $100,-000. All the Argus. news all the time The Mrs. Agnes Miller went to Orioa ; Friday to make i' short visit with her J daughter. Mrs. W. Smith. Miss Hazel Dodson of Galesburg re turned home Saturday after a few weeks visit with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. Zentmire. Mrs. S. S. Johnston and daughter, Miss Ethel .and the Misses Odessa and Frances Sheats were Rock Island visitors Friday. Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Walker and little daughter Inez of Keokuk. Iowa, came Saturday to visit Mrs. Walker's par ents, Mr., and Mrs. C. H. Scott Miss Helen Wheeler, who has been visiting her cousiu, Mrs. E. Bigelow, returned to her home in Peoria Sat urday. Professor and Mrs. A. H. Woods worth, who have been visiting Mrs. Woodsworth's parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Mclntyre, left the first of the week for Hanover, Ind., where Mr. Woodsworth will teach history, soci ology and physiology in the Hanover college. Mrs. C. O. Finch and daughter Rosa lind of Joy spent Wednesday with Mrs. Finch's sister, Mrs. J. A. Powers. Rev. and Mrs. O. M. Dunlevy went to Reynolds Wednesday and Mr. Dun levy assisted in laying the cornerstone of the new Methodist church in that city. Mrs. Elisabeth Willits returned to her home in Monmouth Wednesday after a few days' visit at the home of Judge I. N. Bassett Mrs. P. D. Bergen and son Chalfant, who have spent several years in Chan tung, China, and Mrs. Bergen's sister. Miss Adelaide McKinney of this city, left Friday for Hartford, Conn., where they will make their home for the present P. D. Bergen will teach in the theological seminary in that city and Chalfant will continue his studies in Yale college. Mr. and Mrs. F. W. LIndstrom were Rock Island visitors Thursday. J Mrs. Charles Hultquist of New Bos ton and Mrs. Lee Melcher and sons, William and Charles, of LaCrosse, Wis., spent Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Mary Scott Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Townsley and children have moved from Griffin to this city and will reside on East Ninth street W. F. Primley of Lincoln came Fri day to visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. O. Harten and attend the Mer cer county fair. Miss Jessie Lemon went to Joy Wednesday to spend a few dayB with Mr. and Mrs. J. Vance. About fifty people went ?rom Aledo to Viola Friday and attended the re union of the McCreight and Nevins families, held at the home of J. W. McCreight and daughter, Miss Bertha Among those present were Dr. Arthur McCreight, formerly of Aledo, but now of Fort Dodge, Iowa, and his family who are enroute for Germany and Austria, where Dr. McCreight will take a post-graduate course in advanced medicine and surgery. E. M. Bigelow and Ed McFarland went to Kewanee Wednesday to at tend the Kawanee fair. I One of the most pleasing social events of the season was the reception given to the faculty and students of William and Vashti college and the teachers of the Aledo public schools, Thursday evening, at the home of Mayor and Mrs. J. W. McRoberts by the congregation of the Methodist church. The house was beautifully decorated with goldenrod and aspara gus ferns. The guests, numbering about two hundred, were received at the door by Mr. and Mrs. McRoberts, and in the receiving line were Rev. anl Mrs. Bartle, Dr. and Mrs. English, Miss McHwain, Professor and Mrs. In man, Professor rnd Mrs. Lloyd, Pro fessor and Mrs. Ray, Professor and Mrs. Wild and Professor Latimer. Music furnished during the receiving hour by John McRoberts at the pian ola. Dr. English called the house to order and a very entertaining program was given. The Aledo Male quartet, composed of David Berg, Grant Kramm, J. Baldwin and Thomas Ken ny sang two selections. Reading from "When Polly Went to College," by Miss Frances Hebcl. Miss Farsburg, instructor of violin in William and Vashti college played two violin se lections in which she was accompanied by Professor Hannes Olsson at the piano. Reading, "Aux Italians," by Miss McKee. Miss Walters, teacher of music in the Viola and Joy schools, sang "The Bird and the Rose," by Amy, E. Harrocks, and "A Creole Love Song," by Moncrief. That the pro gram was greatly appreciated was shown by the hearty applause which was given. Later orange punch and wafers were served in the dining room by the young ladies of the congrega tion. Mrs. H. O. Banes and baby daugh ter Mary Isabella of New Boston, spent Thursday with Mrs. Bane'B parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Bateman, Miss Katherine Emrick left Wed nesday for a short visit with friends in Burlington, Iowa and Carthage Miss Martha Wheeler of Union town, Pa., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Lewis. Laczl McWharton was a business visitor in Rock Island Thursday Mrs. C. H. Rensenhouse of Jones Crossing, Mich., left Wednesday fc her home after, visiting her son P. D. Rensehouse. She was accompanied home by Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Rense house for a short visit Miss Rfjth Harney arrived home Wednesday from Chicago where she has spent a few weeks with relatives. Ed Middaugh of Galesburg came Thursday to make a short visit with is parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Mid daugh. 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Mrs. Ora Hughes who has been vis iting Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Runbom, re turned to her home in Joy Wednesday. Dr. and Mrs. Winbigler left the first of the week for Rochester, Minn., where the doctor will attend the sur gical clinics at the Mayo brothers' hospital. They will be gone two weeks. Miss Katie Ewing, Misses Anna- belle and Hazel Clark and Miss Mina Douglass went to Davenport Saturday to spend the day with Miss Maggie Clark, who is taking treatment in the hospital In that city. The sixth year of William and Vashti college began last Monday. The enrollment in the college proper and in the normal and business de partments is greater tha last year. In the academy the attendance is slight- nhnnt ly less than last year. Professor Henry Lloyd has a large increase in students in the department of agri culture and a heavy enrollment in the business department is reported. Professor Ray, dean of the college has been made director of athletics. Coach Wild has already begun foot ball practice. College Fie'.d Secretary O. C. Ev ans, who has been residing in Mon mouth, is moving his family to Aledo this week and will devote, his time to building up the endowment fund. Mr. and Mr6. L. Hunter who have spent a few d-:ys with Mr. and Mrs. : E. Minor returned to thejr homo in ' Gencseo Friday Miss Mlnota Bassett arrived home Friday from an extended visit with her brother Dr. Victor Bassett and family, in Savanna, Ga. Mrs. H. R. Morgan spent Thursday in Galesburg. S. T. Nelson and son Lytle, arriv ed home Thursday from a short visit in Chicago Mrs. J. L. Lockhart went to Joy Wednesday where she' was called by the serious illness of her sister, Mrs. C. S. Goddard'. ., Mr. David Hoge of Monmouth, who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Robinson in New Boston returned1 home Saturday. Carriers Federated. Herman Paus Han, the delegate of the, Davenport jKstfftce clerks to the convention of the National Association of Postofflce Clerks held last week at Cleveland, Ohio, has returned home. He reports that the resolution favoring the affilia tion with the American Federation of Iabor passed the convention and ac tlon was taken for a referendum vote by the mpmbtrs of the organization the country over. Similar action was taken at the same time by the Nation al Association of Letter Carriers, which was held last week at San Francisco. Davenport was net repre sented at this convention, but the res olution was sent by mail. The move ment favoring the affiliation of the JC-post oas vbKkqJxizneffffletaoinshr postofflce employes' organization with the American Federation of Labor originated In Davenport. The original resolutions were drafted at the meet ings of the loral cl?rks and carriers and brought before the national con vention. National Rout Satisfactory. Whll National Routs Satisfactory. While j deploring the fact that the tri-clties kst the Lincoln national highway, though having the best route across the state of Iowa, the Davenport Auto mobile club feels that the matter is now lost, though without any appar ent reason frcm the directors of the Lincoln Highway aspoclation. The entiment tha. Davenport will never the loss draw much traffic from the rational route because the better high way iiar.ws through the city, is ex pressed by I G. DeArmand, secretary of the Davenport Automobile club. Declare Dividend. The German Pavings bank, at a directors' meeting yesterday, declared its regular quar terly dividend of 4 per cent, payable to stockhcaVlcrs on Oct. L Obituary Record. Claus Klindt, a resident of this county for many years, died yesterday morning at the home of bis son-in-law, Hartwig Peters. 1323 West Eighth 6treet. after a brief Ill ness at the age of ?S years. Deceased wss born Jan. 29, 1S33, in Hcehndorf. Probstel, Germany, where he received Jils education. When 19 years of age he emigrated to the United States. Af-er landing In New York, Mr. Klindt xnada his way west to Scott county. Two years later he settled on a farm in Lincoln township. In the year 1SC2 decedent was married to Miss Anna llorst, who preceded him in death two and one-half years ago. The aged couple retired from farm work five years ago and came to Davenport. Mr. Klindt was well known here. Ke Is survived by the following children: Mrs. Hartwig Peters, Mrs. Henry Schneckloth. Mrs. Henry Koch, Mrs. -William Moeller, Mrs. John Liptein, .Mrs. Margaretha Kardel and Miss Ka tie Klindt, and Herman Klindt and Henry Klindt of Mayarllla A daugh- maw. avflwiBaJs,'MgBiKggiairaw i Iwi B9 At A Beautiful Home Is So Easily Acquired It requires so little to transform a simple abode into a charming home pne above the ordinary abounding in attractiveness, coziness and comfort. We're encour aging people to live better and we're making it possible for them to do so. 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