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THE KOCK ISLAND ARGUS, THURSDAY, DKl'EMBKR 18. 1013.
5 (i I I CONTINUE PROBE INTO THE DEATH OF H, STAPLETOH Several Witnesses Are Ex amined Before Coroner's Inquest. J w atching at the bedside. When Saa , clay rnornice came it rcpary !to remove Stapleton to St. Arthony's hospital. Little new evidence concernine the i death developed. Duvyjonck has filed bond :n the sui 1 : of $ :.NMt ar.d been released from r :s i tody. His bartender Is still in (;; I tody. Burial Tomorrow. i , Funeral t-ervices for the decea-'d will le held tomorrow afternoon r.t - o'clock from the Knox undertakine parlors. PIONEER CALLED TO GREATBEYOND BY DEATH ANGEL Mrs. Daniel Wilkins, Early Set tler of Rock Island Coun ty, Succumbs. IS LITTLE NEW EVIDENCE II PERSONAL POINTS II 4 BORN IN IRELAND IN 1837 C.a-rr :s Vaoe That Deceased Started Trcutle at Duvyjonck Saloon Bar.al Tcnorrov. o tl -.i . ( Mar: :-:i:;! i'. ; i r. l:tt..)I) -T .;-fl;i V fact -nr. sr ar.d '.-lio ho- pit t:-. .-n i r i .St a' :i-.i..H ri m.it ti: r: 1 a I- li until V h i .'fry v. !:l Atturnti lh.ou.p- Mr. and Mr. T. J O'Brien and fam ily have pore to Klburo. 111., caicd tin-re by the death of Mr. O Bri. n-:-mother. Mr. ar.d Mrs C!..ir,o.- Wo.. ;.f a, tit. Wa-h. wl.o have been vi.-itir.g i?. trc cit . 1. ft f," the east be;?re ;.'i. ;r rei irn k me S.- r. tary i: C Smedie. .r" ;:.p li' c I-!a:.J V. M. .. -.i :.. :rt,:u a Ij-:.- ifa'in tr :hr" 13". tl mii.'!!. He s;en some fi:j ia ' Ne". Orleans and ;.arts of .Vi.-is-ipp!. ; !! r )or" ;i ; eyi-.-i i-.r time. Mr. me.iiev h ;:.!: ' r t Louis Fuller Passes Away After Weeks cf Sufferirg Funeral Held Tomorrow. Mr. Daniel Wilkin, ate 7i years, j .;:. of the pioneer settlers of, Itoc-k Is- i i.ir.fi county, t'i-d tins morning at 1 : '! ' .it sh-- hojj'i if ii'-r d::'i.,.iter. Mis. :. A. Hu-chlc. Wi i:i'. vn,th av.-:iue. . I t : 1 will-' 1 aus.-d b" an attack of. np.picxy. Tbo deceased s hontt- in j this city i- located at 1 :'.! Seventh i .. vni;e :i 11 ' 1 d;:r;r.g tue Tnanksrivini: ,!:!!- -!:- visj.ed with iif-r two grand. , ir.rr. The bciiy has- been taken to the ; Seventh avenue home. Interment j will be In Calvary cemetery. j Frank Rinins'and. j Frank Rlniiislan 1. aced 02 years. 1 did at 4 o'clock t'nis morning; at h:s i heme, Eleventh street, alter an j iilm.5 exten(i;ng ever a period of al-! j mosT three years. Mr. R.ninsland re-; , :i;r:ici from Colorado about a year aco. i w here he had gono for the sake of lvs j h- a';:h. The dettased was horn 'n Wilton township. Iowa, on Sept. ;:. imU. and! sf von years aeo removed to this cit v. I lie resided in Museaiine 14 years prior: to taking up residence in Hotk Is- j nr... TTCr. l;ntl. He had been an eaipioye of the LUMIVII I I tL ;oliro Velie Car company and was forced to retire from active labor three wars aco. Mr. Rininsland took to his I bed five weeks aso. j Presents Will Be Facilitated The deceased was married in lSi by Machines, in Wilton township to Miss Mary j Fefly. who survives. He also Kaves ! two danj;h'crs. The Misses Helen and A word of cheer and encouragement (iertruile. both at home: three sisters. is a creat incentive in carryjn.c on any MERCHANTS GiVE GENEROUS GIFTS TO SANTA CLAUS Many Donations of Merchan dise as Well as Money fcr Poor. r.!HJIHUJl.U Does It Pay Me To Advertise? NEEDS AUTOS of Distribution of Christmas -!: !n :. ' t ; . 1 : - v. 1 1 I:.- I IVV. trinl..:'' v. a- iiard 1 b.i ;ip-ii-d mil k ,-aiof r. T:ic run-; WIFE ABANDONMENT CASE UP IN COURT ' -O! tl.. t.r 1I1H I I M r i : Uiarmt.i: -' l.r Sta;i! tfin !-1 i:hm1 h -r- a 1 It t rpr.- r w ;is ; t'.;! prai tial y 1 1 y l i k. i I'oninf-nt. bad a before .lidc- 1 r.iii.i: t-. T,:.,t !., t. J;'li : 1. i.iru-il t'j ii t ti.e i' :-t ! I.- I! t - t liuon ton r-am- it.r;if his hirtli :.i - t rou bie w it ii 1 j.r-1 . cotititr.j ;. Is and otlier- a 1. It..-' t!: In ' .i in- 1 .' I .;: I I I I V jiiIii r . a'.- tl. pi. ic- 111. Af i r a tim 'in to 1 1 1 latrotis . iiiniii kpr. oril-r-l Slapletoli .More troubl fob :ariri-d with w :i'.- i-. !ian-'-arir'ir ti.i.-. aftrmon S. Mill His w:f- iivfs at K;iM Moliiif-. eco! iir.lL' to the l.:i-ba:.d :!ie co'itde r --i'l-il at Tiiotrp ' c. lil . ;ini; . few ks a'o ivi.n a I rofi.'T -aii. to live w it!; t i !! k. ,!r I:. 1 I .i,j.-f lt d to t'.is p."ir -ii;ir and thereupon t:o- if- took br-r f i.i'd and -ain- to b-r mother--. Tin- ims batnl ts-nt ;h I-; rn it i r to h-r but t ejrlec t-d to tratisii:it any ' a-!i. Whether fr iiot lift k is t'tiiity of wile abaiidoi:in-'it uniji.r tli irf iin.-taiic " is to lif d'-'riiiir.'-d by the court. Mrs. Robert Bi:dH r. Mrs. Frank Bu d lier and Mrs. Kate Ruff of Wilton, and two brother?, ivter of Wilton and John of Muscatine. He was a member! or Modern Woodmen camp N'o. of' Muscatine. j Funeral scrv'cs will be held Satur-i day morning: at e o" bv-k ;it St.! K Lein- at.d .1. K. I.eins. at JO,pi'n s ""''. i'ean .1. .1. uinn om-; (iib- ! f i:;e. Ii;irin? Iter stay ! iat r'-- Internier.t w ill be ia the Cal-; wa- taken siidd. lily iil with apo-v;" crmcery. . , y and from tint time no hope was ; Louis L. Fuller. ; ! Tiie death of Louise 1. Fuller, ai;ed ' .r.. yea -, a prominent resid-ut of Kock Island, oeou-red last evening at; S: 15 at the home. 4 Fourteenth' avenue, after a sickness of teven 1 w eeks" duration. 1 Mr. Fuller w as born in Mercer ; r. i!l- -r t.-rtii iri-.l tor her recovery. Mr-. D.iiiiel Wilkins. nee Miss Mary M-.rpliy. v. as botn in 'he county of t'h.ire. in Irebit.d. mi May 4. 1:J7. At t' e ai:e of 1.", years she c-rossed the o--a;-. f-'oinc tir-t to New Orleans v. p. r siie was married to John Kin- a fM;iir;tan e in Ire- couuit. 111., on jar. .1,. im,u. anil re- .i.: ....,.,1, .. wi. . 1 . , , . . . ,. ' I I I'lil turn i-iiu dull n nil iruuiru .-.ii. me . ..u- i inaineii on nis lather s f:irni until lie Mr.- i 'l ' i'Ii - -.- state that Stapie l ! old of lb (; of a Iliatl t ::Ii . i.f (To-pi-r Willie near the j v- in'-- p'i'Ii.iir i.t"ii it rather - .'.U b;iht:ire ;.inl fell tbrouirii r in ;. o.- haumiril into the A!: .-!;;. tt at thv tiimielit t. :n jiireil a: lini.i lie Land.ad Test.fies. 'I r-i! !nr. t:, l:irid!ad . -tate, I." HI ti.e ML' tWO Il.en U hum sibl int i.l.i.tifv ripped at her -' 1 1 r , i.- her f!i..f a 11 i. 11 bad been .!ld llk to t.lil. , .1 -. in a .-erioiis ARBITRATORS SETTLE CLAIM FOR AN INJURY Tb" sum of iO'.". was i:l!ow-d l.arles I'appas fif Fast Mo'iiie "tr i!a afternoon by tiie imard of arbitra tion for the ir: jury to bis band which 1-e reeiver whil WfirkitlC for the The rate I 'ironi of labor v nt to bis 1 nion Malleable Iron company i teiiort v iil be forwarded t, i!,i t ! a:, ii ;ii i tl I. I (1 hi I i 1 I: t ii.it In '.i- f 1 1 il r nr. P . I he Ili.itl ; op tied in. in w a.- io l.e.J I ir. ; .--e,i the' nf tiie fain 1 k turns in j DR. Iir. Un e for tli from ; SALA IS ILL AT HOME WITH COLD K M Sala bas been unable n bis iipartmeiit mi the S.ihi flats e past lOUpie nf ii.,ys .-11 !T T! 11 1? i sever.- coid conileiu- I with tiie ia crippe. II.- is tnueii improved to la. bowf-ver. jiii l e.pe. ts to take up bis professional d;itie within a short t line. :.. ; . a boyimod latid Ti e sanii rib- n.i.v.'-i io Rock Island and Wilkin- bail iniv resided lure. .lobii KirtM-y fiii'd in 17 and the .vido va married in 174 to Daniel Wiikin- The .-econd huband pr-ce.i.-d tiie w if." to th.- trail1, ilyinc on I ( .-miii-r i'4. I. i Early Settler. Wb" li t:i- (lef -..-e. sittied in Rock l-land lucre than sixty years a?9 the, citv was .vti!i in it infancy. She had seeii Rot k Island develop from a lit tle t.i.wi v.ithOit ,-treet cirj-, without pa.eiinu; ,ir o'.ber i m j.r; ckid t s to its p:cs -i.; -i::e and beauty. The lit iiiiiil had been an active worker as a nu mber cf tiie St. Joseph s i church and had been in the parish ever sic e it organization lit re. She t;r-t attended a little rock Catholic' , ' hurch w here the (Jerman church of .-1 Mary's now stands at the ccrner of Twenty-second street and Fourth in. -i i Lett to daughter-, line. Mrs and Mr-. :iiLi:: one -i r. I .". .1. 1. Kinn.y ( Miami, iiini iMr.e uiand -hinlren. ! uti'-ral services wnl b- held S it iirda. 'i:ortiii; in St. .Icseph'r fi.urtii with Ian .1. .1. (.uinn otticiai work: it acts as a lubricator and helps over the hard places in the road. Yes terday there came to The Atrus office this letter from a business man. en closing a bip fat check: "Here is something for the Chris n.as Fund. You certainly deserve lot of thanks for taking up the details of such a pood work as this and mak ing the way easy for a lot of fellows like myself to do at least a part of our duty in this direction which otherwise we would probably neglect altogether. "The Argus is sure enough Santa Claus for hundreds of poor little kids." Contributions have come to The Ar gus Santa Claus Fund not only in the form of money, but the merchants have been most liberal in their dona tions and have contributed generously That.is the question confronting- many merchants today, and to give this matter a thorough test, I am going to of fer the men of the tri-cities a . Coupon Value With of 50 a Face Cents prices. The department stores. Young -V- McCombs and I.. S. McCabe & Co.. hau reached the age of 1'4 yen'--'. In i 14 he removed to Rock Island : where he obtained employment with! the Rock Island Stove foundry, re maining with this firm until about' tv. , months ago. He was taken ill 'be latter part of October, heart trou-; bie and complications causinir his re-j tirement from active labor. l eft to mourn the death are the . w:ie an.l two oaus: liters. ( atut rine and i most tliaiikfullv received l ave given merchandise. Mr. Mace of the Woolworth five and ten cent store! gave ribbons, from the Schocker Pa per company came bags, paper and twine. Henry Harts' Sons contributed nuts and cookies, the (Jansert Candy i company gave candies and Rachman ! Ai Co. gave a box of oranges, all of which are a very big help and are m.j'irn the death are three! Mr-. Klla K iiickI of Mo T C ll iir of Rock Island. I. A l'.i.- be!e of Pitts-! of : Nellie Full or, who reside at home: a on. Frank Fuller of South Kock l.-land: one brother. 11. 1. Fuller, of Rock Island: two sisters. Mrs. Neison -lack of Rock Island and Mrs. Henry Noble of New Huston and two grand- hiblren. Frii'-ral ser ices will be held to morrow morning in St. Joseph's church. Dean -J. J. Quinn officiating. Interment wi l be in Calvary ceme-: fery. The deceased was a member of tiie M. W. A. camp No. L'it of this city. '. Committee Purchases Gifts. The work of purchasing gifts for the poor children of the city is a big job. much larger than the average person realizes and it means the ex penditure of large sums of money. There are on the list of The Argus Santa Claus committee the names of over 4i' children, a third more than were provided for last year and the selecting of gifts is Yesterday the committee made a sin- on the purchase of one of my regular $2 Hats. This of fer applies to both of my stores Rock Island and Dav enport. Clip the coupon in this advertisement and pre sent it with $1.50 in cash, and you get your choice of any Hat in my store. COUPON Good for 5 0 CENTS on the purchase of a Haege S2 Hat. Must be purchased on or before Dec. 24. ' ' 1 ! I I j15SUITP j Opposite Harper House Rock Island Two Stores 09 BRADY ST. Davenport FIRE DEPARTMENT HAS MORNING RUN The Rock Island fire department the work of days, i w as called to a chimney fire at noon today to the bouse at 314 Fourth ESTABLISHED 1870 BY L. S. McCABE. ROCK ISLAND, I LL. TnJi, r0 r Friday Christmas Specials Fancy kimonas of figured serpen tine crepe. Empire style, all day Friday only tide. Combination gamo boards, hard- w oo'J imp.fi. v.ittab!r (or either bovs or 1. -a!.- i 97c Dainty aprons trimmed with lace or embroidery. 2:30 to 4:30 Fri day. 50 z ones 29c. The Linen section will sell full bleached purr linen, hemstitched dam- ,'::,:.:;.:i;:':?...72c rt - ;.!! it: .lav '1 TT Artificial Christmas tree-; with holder and candle holders. enanx !ed 15c 18-inch round centerpieces, white embroidered and trimmed all around u:f!t crnia:i '.rchr. !,irr. 2" V .i:c- I r Ail day Friday piirrment yo;i nis in the choose Notion de irom splen- tifav at I.:ir.:t 12c i h"ar. j Woi k 1 ' i cr fur 25c 18x54 inch scarfs, ali linen, eyelet worked and embroidered, some slightly" lust fcr half a day. beginning at I oi f- m it:il. rarts. I .?() Frrdav. a l afternoon t: , r. r ' ' t7U'S- :t tt Iiat'.fl- 1I- i !'.: rif.tn.iti c l'.:. :i t '. . : rr?c ; C iilp t c till 5:30 $1.42 $1.95 $1.25 CONCERNED OVER i MEANING OF LAW i Measure Relative to Distribu tion of Handbills is Cause of Question. i Janits .Hlythe, laj:: Fourih avc ' hue. ad vertisinc ilisti ibutor was brought into police court this moru ing. and ijiiest ;cne.J by the city officials ;n regards in ilistributing handbili:;, nil i crt isiim goods in sale at the V (t pie's store oi Tv. nt ietii s-tree'. I'o'ir boys distributing the bills on Twenty sitli stt.e; were arrested by Otrrcer Kell this morning on a charge i f if-latin.-; tiie ordinaces dealing witii the distribution ol hand bills. They stated that they were employed ly Hlythe. Hlythe was sent for and after a sh rt faik with M.oor Schriver and JtnU'e Smith the hoys went forth and (onti'iui-d dist ributinu the bills on the !iur siens in tiie resident S'-clion of ; In- ity. M-iyc.r Schriver. in speaking of the o.ditiance relative to distributing handbills, stateil that original intent ! ' - .. , .. . . i .it I ie m..r "ire was io i-eep ine street.-, j V;irj. K( an,, Mrs Sam Switzer. ; Ic in of the bills. II e s tat e,l t hat t be , yU ,; Marv K)OX ,,.,, jn ,.!,;,,.,, ti. aim cf ill" ordinance was directed t I (ijt rillU, i(,n r tllo ean.lies and nuts he lassnig o? the bilis to people as.(1,t t,ht. s(.lo t j,- helpers very It liy walk.cl alona the streets'. ishortlv 'Tie mei'.siire was passed last) -ril0" w oik of distribution w iil be be- "a!id jj.iltl Wednesday and in order to facili h'jve;(a(f, vvorv tj,,. (-(iiniuittee in charge the di-:ii- has asked that four automobiles be steps was ; placed at their s rvii e. As the wolk gle purchase of hair ribbons for the! little girls that totaled $:!0. Practical- j ly .'100 pounds each of candies, nuts, j and cookies are needed to till the bags ; for the kiddies and in the same pro-; portion mii.st drums, books, dolls, balls. J bonis etc.. be bought. The average ' person at Christmas time has a mighty! bard time deciding just what to get; little Mary or Johnny to please them most, but the committee has 400 to I think of and an effort is made to give j e;ich child the things that, it has asked j tor in letters sent to The Argus Santa Claus. Ladies in Charge of Fund. Miss Dina Raniser, who has been chairman of the committee in general barge since the inauguration of The Argus Santa Claus Fund four years aiio. is serving again this year anil she has very efficient help in Mrs. C. T. iiugard anil Mrs. C. 11. Sherwood. These ladies compose the purchasing committee, and upon their shoulders falls tin brunt of the work. Kvery family which Santa Claus is reported to have neglected to put on his list has been visited by the lai'ies w ith the help of Miss Mary Knox, and the wishes and needs of each has been as certained. This has meant days of I ard work, but which the committee bas cheerfully done, knowing that the pleasure of the children will reward them many times. The committee on wrapping the irilts has as its chairman Mrs. J. C. Stanton and assisting an- Mrs. W. A. Darling. Miss Mary h. Carter. Miss street. No serious damage resulted. A new suit circuit court New Suits. for the January t.-rni of is that of Charles Plaff s. H. W. Horst. Sialic JO- Marshall i.ppear for the fornn r. The sum of SL'.riOrt is involved and the action is said to concern contract for labor. Order Xmas Flowers Now Young & McCombs Co Aperitive Store Co., In Rock Island iKYiHifl'ija: siuig." ;;aid Mayor Schriver, i . .-r since i; lias been passed I f oii.-tr.ed ii to mean that bnt an of bil! 'in the d.or Ulleineyr s Christmas SPpf T ATS not iilt "T'.r m:-. k iic w here t:a.. p.i.h ; a rents the adv. how cr. I believe, rtisem.-nts ha ii- in we: e nhiced n doer steps (Fat'.ry V.Yrk 1 1 ; I meut. Friday nihr, Frank L. wonderful O book---'"Road "i.:re-.,bj i i; ( )" Baum's to O." ..ti.i -1 c :ur. tic at-. lair i.. i - I- ic... 1 rrf.lar 59c Larfje post card albums, hold 72 cards, Friday .lifht at 7:30, 5c each, no mistake . 5c Coffee, cake and ice cream served from 3 to 4 o'clock in the afternoons this week, in the Balcony Tea-Room, all for 10c. We Are Offering Very Special 100 Articles. Many Single Pieces in Sterling Silver Novelties ,1 Cnv.m 'a:'-. !rt- t; cr-. :r '.'.ir Si'- M.-.t'.h'. !.: !"-- ami .Vamp tDl.UU I )r:'.iki"C: .i-i s. 1'lask s. etc. Vottr t.pcrs. Sham ':ck cc f'i all i ;ii-t t "ii " --o c-rl ir-l .Ue:-;. v. t-ar l.tf.ri r-. civ. POLICE NEWS is one of charity. The Argil- asks been, that any person who can give the u.-.'-case cj a iiiacbine for the ilny or part of bem;: tiie day intoi'in The Armis of that i fact. This service will be very j greatly aiipr. I dated. N , Letters JJ Letters continu 10 come from STORE OPEN EVERY EVENING UNTIL CHRISTMAS. The case in which Arthur Keller is charred with having stolen iron pipe lrom tiie Rock Is'ani! Sash and Door 'works was continued until tomorrow ii. on. Ins. A Mor: i on. who preferred charges :iigainsi D ZiiTern. the Twentieth street pawnbroker on a charge of vio lating an iif t relative to the manner ; in which ioui.s are conducted, fail.d , to appear in pdke court tiiis morn.ng ; .-o the a-e was disrnis-ed : Harry Mike. .1 llieek and Clareme' ! Katit.erg vv ere arrest -d in a re-ta-.irant tnis morning by Off.cer Herry' on a I l.arce c.f disorderly conuiici. The . cfff-r alleges that the men were play ! iiiis a frap game. ;md Mike was lined fl and ost.- while Randber was as- f..-ei 1' and costs by Maeistrat; i Sn.it li thi morning. : Kii IPUbert. I-.d Petersrn and John ; . Peterson, three Moline young men ; were jrr.-sted early this inoiiiing by. : Oftic.-ra Sullivan and Frankhauser and : ' Iietective Tom Cox. The trio bad been , ejecie.1 fron. Tue rentauriiiit of Turn ' !Sinilcy on Twentieth street and as a- r siilt ibreali-ned to boiiibard te piace wit?, bricks. The orte.-rs arrested tiiem only after lnn i:;:rd cha-e. Kaeh was fined ii anl co-is by Mi: ' , i- trate r-Ln.in. Come From Children. Letters continu 10 come from tue little children asking for gifts and to the uninitiated it i- surprising how i.ia iy children would have iiad broken hearts Ciiri-tiiiae morning were no i fund established to bring them happi ' Mf-s on vv hat tboubi be the jnerrie-it ! day in tiie whole y ear for tiie little oli.-s. They t'-l! .-lories, of sickness and pi. verty and dire need that are w ond.-rir.lly pathetic It lakes so lit tle to pi.-a -- a child but even this would be denied them were there no 'odd Fellows in the city. The time i-- v ry -hort before the actual work .if wrapping tue gift-, will beEin and t.io.-f who .!' iiiila:; contributing' nr.i:t do so at once if tio-y are to get; t'i on the cheer ti.at wiil surely come ui' ir way if they do -. lest you furg.-t. The Argu Santa Claus Fund is for the purpose of buy ing t'ys and goodies for poor children of the fit;.' who would f.therwi-e be overlooked by S inta Cla.is in ids; an nua! tour Christina eve, and who uf.ubl be denied tiie thrill and joy of the happy season, by finding empty j stock in?. , 50 dozen Japanettc initial handkerchiefs, 10c, three for 25c 2 5 dozen 50c four-in-hands 25c 25 dozen 50c four-in-hands, in boxes 35c, three for $1.00 25 dozen 75c four-in-hands in boxes 50c Two dozen $1.50 and $2.00 ties in boxes. . $1.00 Fancy garters in boxes 25c 50c fancy garters in burnt wood boxes 35c Garters and arm bands in boxes 50c $1.00 and 7c leather handkerchief casts .... 5Qc 50c Bradley mufflers, aJl s'.yles 40c Suspenders in boxes 50c Suspenders and garters in boxes 75c Collar bags, large assortment, $1.00 $1.50. $1.75 Silk Institute Shrine. A large number of the members of ; ':- iocal White Shrine b ft tins morn- ; ug for ( edar Kap'Us. where they u ill 4i: stii jte a shrine at U;at place. hose, all colors Silk handkerchiefs, ail colors Initial handkerchiefs Golf gloves Kid gloves and mittens . . . . Fur gloves and mittens . . . . Coat sweaters Indian suits, cowboy suit.; Smoking jackets Bath robes 10; i or See our immense assortment of chandise for Christmas yifts. Store open evening.; until Christmas . 25c :tnd 50c 25c and 53c 15c. 20c, 25c 25c Hn(i 53c 50c to $1.50 SI. 00 to $2.50 50 to $7.50 buys or girls $1.00 25.03 to $10.00 $4.00 to $7.50 practical mer- ULLE MEYER THE CLOTHIER h