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Morning Democrat
Morning Democrat
Contributed by Cathy_Labath

Description: Various

Date: May 3 1890

Newspaper published in: Davenport


Yesterday morning at 9:30 o'clock occurred the death of Mrs. E. PRIESTER, mother of Rudolph PRIESTER, at her residence, 711 west Sixth street. The deceased was 83 years old. With her husband she came to America in 1857, and until 1866 they lived on a farm in Lincoln township. Then Mr. PRIESTER died, and his wife removed to Davenport. Of her sons Adolph and Rudolph live in this city. Theodore is in Aurora, Fritz in Lincoln township, and another is in Montana or elsewhere in the west. One daughter is living, Mrs. KUEHL. The wife of Sheriff Harvey JONES is a grandchild; the wife of Assistant County Treasurer BERGER is another. The deceased was an estimable old lady, and her death will be sincerely mourned by all her relatives and friends.

August HEYER died at his home on West Second street, last evening. Last Sunday as the deceased was on his way to a butcher shop he fell and broke his hip, and death resulted from this injury as stated. He was 75 years of age.

The water will be shut off Sunday morning, May 4, at 7 a.m. on Second street from main to Warren streets, for the purpose of renewing gates on account of paving streets. The water will be off about six hours. All water consumers will please take notice and govern themselves accordingly. Davenport Water Co. James P. DONAHUE, Secy.

The case of Gustav A. DOLLINGER vs. Otto CLAUSSEN et al was dismissed yesterday at plaintiff's cost. All the afternoon was consumed in trying the case of D.C. LEONARD vs. Charles FAULKNER. The examination of witnesses had not been completed when court adjourned.

Three drunks were lodged in the station last night, and Walter PASCH is in for larceny.

A marriage license was issued yesterday to:
John F.C.R. GRABBE and Ida HENSEN.

KAVANAGH, the boy soprano, will sing in the Congregational church next Wednesday evening, May 7, for the benefit of the Lend-A-Hand Club.

Manager LUCAS of the Tacoma, Washington, club has written a letter of inquiry concerning the Rock Island crack pitcher, "Kid" BROWNER, now with the Monmouth club. LUCAS wants to sign the "Kid" if he can get him.

Two disreputable houses were entered by the police last evening and their inmates arrested. At one of them were found Mamie McGEE, keeper; Bessie STEVENS, Arthur FRAZIER, James GILMAN and John REED; at the other, Lottie JONES, keeper; Lou BERRY, Peter BROWN, Willie MASON, John SCHMIDT, and John SULLIVAN. They will be tried by Justice KAUFMANN this morning.

At the Sixth ward republican caucus last evening, Joe R. LANE was nominated for alderman. Ex-alderman HOPKINS was chairman and M.R. PARKHURST secretary of the meeting.

D.W. ARCHER of Council Bluffs spent yesterday in the city.

Miss Irene GOLLEWAY left on the Pittsburg yesterday for St. Louis and from there goes to Kansas City to spend a few weeks with friends.

Postoffice inspector George F. SMITH passed yesterday in the city in the interest of the delivery system, which is being improved and extended.

John W. BURDETTE and G.H. WALDIN, of Burlington are in the city on business connected with the Electric Light and Power company of that place.

Mrs. Lille COCHRANE-BEALE, from San Luis Potosi, Mexico, is in Iowa City attending the meeting of the Women's Home and Foreign Missionary societies.

Rev. W.E. SHAW left last evening for Monroe, Ia., his former home. He remains there visiting old friends until Monday. Rev. PINKERTON of Iola, Ill., will occupy his pulpit this coming Sabbath.

Mrs. Ann M. McKOWN of east Thirteenth street, is very ill with a low form of fever. She is 88 years of age and till taken sick has been very active and lively for one so old. She is one of Davenport's oldest settlers, and many will be saddened to hear of her illness.

Mr. J.H. HARRISON left for Washington last night as a delegate to the national pharmacoepical convention that convenes on the 7th and 7th insts. The state pharmacy delegates besides Mr. HARRISON are Prof. BOERNER of Iowa City, who also represents the Pharmacy department of the State University and C.H. SHAFER of Fort Madison. The state medical society is represented by Dr. Rosa M. UPSON of Marshalltown.

Submitted: 05/25/05

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