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THE ABGrTJS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 1903.
WOMAN IN HOLDUP
Leads Man Into Residence Por
tion Where He is Pounced
Upon by Her Pals.
"'IN J DEED" HUSBANr GAME PLAYED
Trio Fined For Disorderly Conduct
and Sent to
'The police are looking1 for a man
who "was jenineed upon by two stran
gers on Nineteenth street and' Sixth
avenue about 10 eclock last night,
one of the fellows appearing in the
role of the injured husband, the wo
man representing' herself as the wife
having pieked up with the Hook Isl
and man in Spencer square.
The woman and her 'companions
were arrested by Officers Carnes ami
Kell, aiul registered at police headt
epiartcrs as Mr. and Mrs. George
Francis and Charles Mason, all of Chi
The assault was witnessed by two
gentlemen who were on their way
down town. When they hove in sight
the two strangers hiked, leaving their
victim lying on the walk, having beat
en him almost into a state of insensi
bility. He was soon able to proceed
on his way, however, but declined to
make any complaint to the authori
ties, being a married man. presuma
bly, and preferring to take his medi
cine than to bear the notoriety that
would follow his relation of the trou
ble to theV'diee.
Search for Offender
Ollicer ('nines when uotiticd of the
trouble set about rounding up the of
fenders, finding the woman in a room
in a boarding house adjoining the
Park theatre saloon on Twentieth
street opposite Spencer square. The
men were located at Third avenue and
At the hearing this morning before
Magistrate Johnson each of the trio
was fined $.( and costs on a charge
of disorderly conduct. Not having
the necessary to liquidate, they were
escorted to the county jail, there to
remain the ensuing 10 clays, when the
Tain "Ancient Koine." from the
crowns aneneiing winch it is sup
posed they planned reaping their liar
esi, win nave luihiieel its engage
ment here and departed for other
Hoblry ltolleved !Uotl.
The theory of the police is that rob
bery was the. motive of the assault,
the. woman's jmrt In'ing to operate
the net and her pals to do the "kill
ing." It is believed lltev tried the
trick list night, but they were inte
ruptcd before having an opportunity
to "roll" their victim.
Jits rrancis declared to the niagis-.
trate that she was a perfect lad, and
accepted the man's attentions simply
because he appeared to be so friendly
and desirous of showing her the tall
buildings of the city.
Francis shed a few crocodiles in an
effort to move the court to allow his
wife to go free for a few days until
he could get some money from home.
He said further that his wife had se
cured a position as waitress? in a local
restaurant, and had promised1 to re
port for duty tomorrow. I'tit the
stunt did not have the desired effect.
Francis and Mason claimed they
followed hotel work, and had come
t Itock Island to settle down, having
tired of the st renuousness of city
life. , .'
E. C. Eberhart is in Chi.-ago.
E. J. Burns was in Chicago yester
day. Mr. and Mrs. Warren II. Keck left
last night for New York, where they
will visit several weeks.
Mrs. F. H. Harrington returned this
morning from Colorado, where she has
been for the past month.
Mrs. William Heckler, of Chicago, is
visiting at the home' of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. E. 1 lckenschcr.
Mrs, Jessie Liston, at one time a
teacher in the lock. Island schools, is
here from Marshalltown. Iowa.
Mrs. C. F. Carpenter, k(M Twentv-
first street, has as her guest Mrs. W.
K. Carpenter, of Washington, Iowa.
H. E. Totter, of the postollice cleri
cal force, is taking his vacation, a por
tion of which will be sjcnt in visiting
Mr. and Mrs. George 1". Stauduhar
md family, accompanied h- Miss. Mae
Farrell, left today for Nauvoo, 111., for
a 1 0-day s visit.
Kev. 11. 15. Williams went to Gales-
burg today to address a district con
vention of the Woman's Foreign Mis
Mrs. Ernest Vies and daughter,
Mina, of Topeka, Kas.. are visiting
Kock Island friends. The family for
merly resided here.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. lluford and the
Mies Hat tie and Mary Carter re
turned yesterday from their sojourn
at Wequetonsing, Mich.
Mrs. J. II. Gray and Miss Elbe Fun-
ncll, of Greenfield. Iowa, are guests
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. T.
Noftsker on Twentieth street.
Edward Norris, of Princeton, N. J.,
nd Mrs. Cyrus Andrews and daugh
ter Marian, of Corning, are visiting at
the home of Mr. ami-Mrs. W. A. Xor
ris. Koy L. McEIwain. formerly a clerk
in the Woodmen ollice, but who has
been in Colorado and Nebraska for
several months, is in the city for a
visit, lie is to locate in St. Louis.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas I). Clark, of
Woodbury, N. J., who have been vis
iting at the home of Kev. F. A. Heis
ley, leae tomorrow for a trip on the
great lakes befor" returning home.
In a letter to C. P. Comegys. Col.
Alex. Mackenzie sjveaks the pleasant
associations that he enjoys in his new-
duties in connection with the staff of
the army, and nwikes particular refer
ence to Col. Shaler and' .Maj. Macomb
both formerly of this city. "With
Col. Shaler. Maj. Macomb (the latter
a son of Gen. Macomb, formerly of
Kock Island.) and myself, we have
epiite a little Kock Island colony
here," says Col. Mackenzie in the
course of his letter.
GIVE UP THE PLAN
Kewanee People Cannot Come
to Rock Island Labor
THE 0. E. I. & P. HAS HO CAES
Officiate of Road Send Notification
After All Arrangements
The Kewanee labor unions have
found that the Hock Island road is
unable to furnish them with the nec
essary .cars to bring them to this city
Labor day, so the excursion plan lias
been given up.
The custom has been in the past to
hold Labor day celebrations in Kewa
nee. live re being a large labor element
in that city, but this year it was vot
ed to give this up and- come to this
city with an excursion. All plans' had
been made and the rate fixed upon.
Cannot Give Service.
At the last moment a letter was re
ceived from Tri-City Passenger Agent
S. F. Pm!i stating that the Kock Isl
and road has found itself unable to
furnish the service to bring the ex
cursion from Galva, where the trans
fer from the P.urlington would be
made, to this city.
Now the Kewanee people do not
know how they will celebrate.
HERE ARRANGING FOR THE
RATHBONE SISTERS' MEET
Miss Lconn Housch. of Maquoin, 111.,
grand chief of the Kathhone Sisters,
auxiliary to the Knights, of Pythias,
is in the city arranging for the hold
ing here Oct. -1 and 22, the first two
doys of the Pythian encampment, of
the grand temple of her society. It
has now a membership of (i,(X)0 in the
state of Illinois, and a large represen
tation is expected here for the meet
ing in October. Odd Fellows' hall has
been secured for the sessions of the
HORSE TAKES RUN DOWN
A delivery . horse belonging to H.
Tremann's Sons this morning took
advantage of the liberties allowed by
its driver while on upper Seventeenth
street and ran away. It traveled
north at a rapid gait and narrowly es
caped colliding with a number of oth
er rigs along the way. At Seventh
avenue the wagon was left and the
horse dashed on with n jortion of the
shafts. Past the establishment at
Third it went and on across Second
avenue to First. Dy this time it had
about decided to stop and it was cap
tured in front of the ollice of the Em
pire Coal company.
Th marriage of Elmer Hillmer and
Miss Bertha Trenkenschuh, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. George Trenkenschuh,
was solemnized by Kev. Litzroelt last
evening at the horn, of the groom's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Hill
mer, S20 Seventh street. The happy
couple will make their home for the
present with the groom's parents.
Feter PfafT, proprietor of the St.
Julien saloon and bowling alleys at
Seventh avenue and Seventeenth
street, wishes to announce that he
will reopen his remodeled1 bow ling. al
leys next Saturday night. There will
be a hot lunch served in the saloon
and an orchestra will furnish music
to entertain his friendfcs who call.
A reception is to be held for friends
an Ithe public- generally at the I'nion
Mission home on Aiken street. South
Kock Island, next Thursday after
noon- from 3 till .1 o'clock. The Mis
sion sewing circle is to have charge
of the reception, while the entertain
ment features are to be provided by
the ladies of the Memorial Christian
A flower social is to be given this
evening by the Kpworth League in
the parlors of the First Methodist
Dr. William Torrance, pastor of the
Central Presbyterian church, and tin
members of hist family were guests
of the Central congregation at a
basket picnic yesterday at the Watch
Tower. It proved a most delightful
The 1 .roadway Presbyterian Sun
day school children had their annual
picnic at Prospect park yesterday
classes of the South Park and Twelfth
street chapels joining in the outing.
The sociable held Wednesday and
Thursday evenings on the lawn of
Sacred Heart church has proven one
of the most success-ful festivals ar
ranged ly the ladies of the congrega
tion. Hleuer's orchestra discoursed a
concert program during last evening
Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Holtorf, 1311 VI-
Second avenue, were pleasantly sur
prised todov by a party of friends
who called in honor of Mr. Holtorf's
birthday. Refreshments were served
Kock island council. No. TOO, Fru'
fernal Aid association, will give an ice
cream social and ball at Krell '&
Math's hall Friday evening, Aug. 2
Dr. W. L. Tbirdick, of the state uni
versify of Kansas, will be present and
deliver a lecture.
ROOT AT HEAD OF SHOW:
TO SPAR THREE ROUNDS
Jack Root, who was recently defeated
by Oscar Gardner in their battle for
the heavy lightweight championship.
is stopping at the Hock Island house
lie is here as manager of the mov
ing picture entertainment represent
ing the Root-Gardner fight to be seen
tomorrow afternoon and evening at
the Illinois theatre.
A feature of the show- is a three
round exhibition bv Root and his
Root says the show is a winner and
that it beats the fighting game all
hollow. Rut he says he keeps him
self in the best of phyt-ical condition
just the same, ready to take up any
argument that fighters of his class
might hand out. Root has a number
of friends in the tri-cities. having
trained twice at the Moline Athletic
club and fought oice in Davenport.
REV. LAWRENCE WILL BE
HEARD AT STATE MEETING
The official program of the state
convention of the Christian churches
of Illinois, to be held in Eureka Aug.
51 to Sept. 3, has been sent out to the
pastors and members of that denom
ination throughout the, state. The
convention will meet in the cedlege
tabernacle, which seats l.'JOO people.
and many of the delegates will live in
eampnieeting style in tents. The
boarding halls of the town wilhfur-
nish the, meals.
The program will open Monday ev
ening. 'Monday evening and Tuesday
morning and afternoon will be devot
ed to the Woman's Foa id ef Foreign
Aiissions. The remainder of the meet
ing, with the exception of Wednesdsiy
evening, will be devoted to the Illinois
Christian Missionary society. Wed
nesday evening the program will be in
charge of the Illinois Educational as
sociation. Rev. O. W. Lawrence, of
this city, is on the program Thurs
day morning w ith a paper on "Adapta
tion of Church Methods! to the De
mands of the Age."
DOO DOES $50 DAMAGE
BY BREAKING WINDOW
A dog that had dropped into Lloyd's
store in the Harper house block this
morning to take a peep at the latest
in furnishings, was suddenly ttrm-k
with a notion that he had business
elsewhere and made such a hasty exit
that he sw ung the screen door against
one of the west plate glass window
pushing the top portion in upon the
The crash of the glass was heard
for a considerable distance and at
tracted epiite a crowd of people. The
damage is about $'0. The clog belongs
to Henry Kre ll.
OPENS TERM SEPT. 2
Augustnna cedlege will be ojH'ned
for examinations Tuesday, Sept. 1
and Wednesday. Sept. 2. the fall term
will begin. The prospects are that
the coining year will be the best in
the history of the college. Last year
there were enrolled in all depart
ments 050 students and this year it is
exMcteil that there will be not less
than 700. The need fer additional
room is being felt and if the rate of
increase in the number of students
experienced during the last two years
is kept up it will be but a short time
before additional buildings will be re
quired. The college buildings are now
being cleaned' anil repaired to be
ready for the opening.
GEORGE W. MIXTER IS
INJURED IN A RUNAWAY
George . Mixter, assistant super
intendent for Deere & Co.. of Molint
met with rather a serious accident
while driving in Daveniort this morn
ing, his horse taking fright at an an
tonmhile and making a ekish through
the streets, pree ipitat ingt he driver
onto the j.va veinent. Mr. Mixter alight
ed on his head and was rendered un
conseious. . He was removed to St
Luke's hospital, where the physicians
found that he -had sustained a severe
scalp wound, but was not otherwise
Dang'r Hgt. Change
Line. 8 a.m. 24 hrs.
Feet. Feet. Feet.
St. Paul It t.S
Red Wing 14 4.:i -.2
Reed's Landing .. 12 4.1 -.2
La Crosse 12 o.s -0.1
Prairie elu Chicn.. IS ti.s -0.2
Dubuque. 1j 7.7 -o.l
1a Claire 10 4.0 ....
DavenMrt 1j g-
Des Moines Rpd-s.. .. 3.0 ....
Keokuk L" 0.4 !
st. Louis ::) l-s.o o.2
Kansas City 21 14.2
indicates rise, - fall.
River forecast for 4S hours
S a. m., Sunday. Aug. 23. 1003: .
fall in the Mississippi will oc
tween Dubnepie and Davenpor
TT T 1 TT7 1
I Swell We Are
offering today mean more to people who know our
' class; of merchandise than to stra liters jto our stock.
Wo never buy cheap giods for the purpose of giving
1 UNUSUAL VALUES for August as our regular goods furn
ish far better values at our ele-an-uppricesthan any cheap
stuffs bought for the purpose of making small prices could
Simply ceme li our store this week. Note the UN
USUAL VALUES offered on all sides.
'V , You'll need no urging to save by buying.
123-125 West TKird Street.
2 I V B J T O iw T J IOWA
3n s IN
All Men's, Boys' and
a.t 23 per cent
blvie and black.)
ffonc Charged at These Trices.
S0MMER.S . LA VELLE
1804 Second Ave., Rock Island. : : 207 W. Second St., Davenport
AUGUST CLEARING SALE
All the news all the time The
Men's Shoes and Oxfords.
OWING TO THE UN FAVOKAHLE WEATIIEll THE
DEMAND FOi: OXFOUDS HAS NOT EEIIN UL' TO OUK
EXPECTATIONS. TOO MANY IN STOCK THEY MUST
GO. HENCE, THE FOLLOWING PEEP CUT EOU QUICK
Men's Patent Colt Oxfe.rels, sold formerly at $:?.50 and $4.00
choice for any stvle
Men's Yici Oxfords, sold formerly at $3 and $.'.j0, choice
of any style fJJ
A lot of odds and ends and discontinued lines of men's shoes in pat
ent Colt and plain leathers, in this lot we include some 1
Pouc-las $3.50 and $4.00 sk.es. While thev last J 1
See Ovir West Window.
T H E L E A ED E R ,
1705 SECOND AVENUE,
C. C. T R. E NT T, Manager.