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
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.