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The Davenport Daily Times
Wednesday, April 22, 1896

John MASON, a young lad, was fined $1 and costs in the police court today on the charge of larceny. The boy was caught trying to sell a spirit level which he had stolen in the west end.

David SEARS, George A. SMITH, and Joseph D. WOODRUFF have incorporated the Rock Island Pottery Company with a capital stock of $15,000. The company will operate the plant located at SEARS.

Lost--light lap robe and a black fascinator. Finder please leave at the Times office and receive reward.

Miss Amanda PELLET died at her home in Rock Island. Tuesday from paralysis. She was forty three years of age and had been a resident of that city since 1877. The funeral occurs from her late residence, 606 eleventh street, tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock.

Miss Mary KROEGER, the young German girl, in whose welfare so many kind hearted Davenport people took an interest during her sickness, has written to Mr. John HOYT announcing her arrival on April 4 at her brother's home in Hamburg. She said her health had improved and expressed great gratitude for the kindness extended to her in this city.

Tri City Baptist Union Meets in Rock Island Last Evening

There was a large and enthusiastic meeting of the Tri City Baptist Young People's Union at the First Baptist church in Rock Island Tuesday evening, the event being the first quarterly session of the organization. There were about two hundred in attendance, fifty young people going over from this city in a body. A very interesting programme was presented, the exercises embracing addresses by Rev. E. H. LOVETT of Davenport, Rev. Dr. TAYLOR of Rock Island, and Mr. K. E. PATCH of Moline, and vocal duets by Mr. And Mrs. Challen CRAIG of this city.

District Court

The case of KELLY and MAHAN against N. FEJERVARY was opened this afternoon in the district court. The case is one which has been in the courts since last August, the plaintiffs alleging that there was still owing $660 on a contract made between them and the defendant. Demurrers, answers and amendments have been included in the history of the case. E. M. SHARON represents the plaintiffs, while BILLS & HASS are the defendant's attorneys.

Judge HOUSE gave a jail sentence of ten days today in the case of E. FINK, who was indicted on the charge of malicious mischief.


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