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1HE AEOTS, TnUESDAY. JANUARY 14, 1904.
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Sre .iir l:ir";iins in dried fruit.
Shields' Cash Grocery
New 'Phone 5217. Old 'Phone 1217
j lit Pays to Buy For !
I Next Winter I
We make prices to move
the goods; want to turn the
goods into cash. None sold
! Twenty Per Cent!
off any Men's, Boys' or
Children's Suits, Overcoats
and Pants in the store. This
makes one-fifth, 1-5, off the
regular price. Store full of
bargains. Call and load up.
BldLck and Blue Sviits Excepted.
THE Ym i KNOW US
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:ROCK ISLAND ILL
RUSE OF ROBBERS
Stranger Notifies Academy Sis
ters Light Would be Shut
Off Last Night.
POLICE THERE TO RECEIVE
Bat They Fail to Pat In Appearance
at floor They Are
A !-tr;tntrf msin eMeri:;i v af ternouii
cnllod jit the Vilia le Chantal. u
Twj-ntM'th tr-'t. arui notified tin su
perior that the liirlits in the a,ti'!emv
would lie shut oil fur two hours in
the evening i :i nci-mnit of the instal
lation of a new motor at the power
plant. He .-aid that he had been sent
out lv the eompanv to apprise all pa
trons who would "lie nfVeeted.
. 'enin eame on the sisters fjiew
alarmed, fearir that the i-it of the
stranyiT was hut a ru-e. and that rol
lier was intended, and thev telephon
ed Chief of 1'oliee Miller, who deta'ded
):iers ; n and Ke! to lie at the
sieademv at the h ur it was xiunoiine
ed the lights would disappear.
The man had taken a mental note
of the snrroun !ini;.- an I seemed bent
p.irtieularl.v on f a milia riin;r himself
with the wii-f leads to ihe institution,
liis plan, probably, hasinir been to
sever the wires i n the outside at the
time he told the sisters there would
be a ehanire at the power plant, and
surprise them while the buildinir was
Fall to Appear.
The presenee of the two ofiieers
perhaps frustrated the seheme, for no
i lie answeriuir the deseription of the
1 ra Hirer who called at the aeademv
in the afternoon put in an appear
ance at niuht.
A VICIOUS ATTACK
ON A BOY BY A DOG
Edward Finne's Scalp Chewed and
Torn While Playing With
IN THE COUNTY COURT.
Kstate of John Ilorti.u. Petition by
Mary Hrrton. widow, for letters of
administration filed. Petition grant
ed. Administratrix oath taken. Pom!
of said Mary llorton filed and approv
ed ami letters of administration is
sued to her. lnentory tiled and a p
lit re conservatorship of Pradford
. I'hilleo. ins.-me. Pond of said .lesse
I.. Simpsi ii filed and approved and
letters of conservatorship iss!ied to
him. Pinal report of said Y. P.
l-'re-k. former conservator, herein ex
amined and approved by said Jesse I..
Simpson, the new conservator herein,
and the same is approved by the court.
Kstate of William V. Pobbiiis. Pi
nal report and set t lenient of executrix
tiled. Waiter of notice by heirs and
le-ratcc if tiua! settlement tiled and
approved. Said final report approve I.
Pdvvard Finite. aured H. "as attack
ed and terribly bitten in the head last
eveninir by a dor with which he was
plavinr n the lawn in front of his
hoiue. Thirteenth street, between
Second and Third avenues.
The boy was removed to the Pock
Island sanitarium, where his wounds
were dressed. The scalp was torn on
both sides of the head. The boy had
been playinir with the animal for
about half an hour, when the latter
suddenly pounced n Ihe lad and be
fran madly chewirir at his head. The
screams of the boy attracted members
of the family and the i!ojt was driven
otT. The injuries of the lad are not
Sheriff W. C. lleider
Pxccutiix i:i-charj;ed and
pstate of Charles Youd. Proof of
posting- and publi-hinr notice to cred
In re rnardiaiiship of minor heirs
of Joseph P. Allen. ( ua nlia n's report
fi led and pprov ed.
In re irua r. ! ia iish ip of minor heirs of
('. J. Carl-on. deceased, guardians re
poi t filed and approved. I.'i i cipt and
leieasc i f Minnie (ail-i'ii. who is now
f iiiir, tiled and approved and yuar-
liau discharged and guardianship
In r' guardianship f minor hei rs of
Clon ics W. A rnist ronir. deceased, ynar
liian's report tiled and apj.roveil. Pe
ceipt and release of Fanny Armstrong
( Cneji rov e ). who is now of ai;e. tiled
and approved and iruardian discdia rped
a to her.
Instate of Johanna I. in laid, deceas
!. hearing on final report. Ordered
the said final report be amended so as
not to include interest on indebted
ness on a m. tin t s d lie est a t e f rom Joh u
Piudahl and Josephine l.itidalil. a will
shows no interest should be charged.
All other obligations to final report
A SMALL BLAZE IN THE
COURT HOUSE BASEMENT
A spark from the armature that op
erates the court house elevator 'fr
uited a box in the Lascmt nt lat eveii
inv'. but the blaze was discovered be
fore it had vv roiii.dit damage any more
-lious than sending'' smoke through
the hot air tine- into Ihe various
r.M.ni- in ihe building.
The tire was discovered by Sheriff
lleider and Col. C. I.. Walker, who no
tice! sim ke issuing from the elevator
shaft. It was extinguished without
the a ssist ;i nee of the depa it inent .
Il is not likely the flame- would
have irotteu bcvoiid the basement, as
that N.ilion nf tlu- I 1 1 i ! i i 1 1 i- entire
!y tire proof. The box that vva-ablae
was stationed alongside the armature,
and was used as ;i seat for the eleva
tor conductor. Carl Cloii-h. while
cleaniuir the motor, which i- located
iua f ra me enclosure.
The tire started, it i- claimed, dur
ing the operation if the elevator
w hile cai rv intr asseni:crs to the court
room for the niuht se.-sion.
(ieorire P. Mauck is in Chicairo on
State Senator C. P. C.ardner.of Men
ilcta, was in the city today.
iliss Frances Wet more, of (iales
burir. is visitinjf at the home r.f (!. IF.
Mrs. Pobert P.enuctt. of this city,
and her mother. Mrs. K. P.. Knox, of
Moline, are visit in in KeSvanee.
Prentice Phillips, of Chicago, is in
the city visiting his parents. Mr. and
Mrs. K.'ll. Phillips. 517 Klin street.
William Myers returned to Ins home
in Coal Valley after spending a few
days visitiiiLr his son, Fred T. Myers.
W. H. Dawson, of Minneapolis, stale
deputy for Minnesota for the Modern
Woodmen, is spending the day in the
Mrs. J. F. Hickman returned to her
home in P!oominiton this niorninir
after a visit at the home of W. 11.
Dickman. ."4' Tw ent y-second street.
Col. Henry Sandford, of Washing
ton, a representative of the United
States census bureau, left the city
la.-t evening after an examination in
to the affairs of the municipality and
county. lie is gathering statistics on
the amount of taxable secular prop
erty, value of church property, value
of property owned by the city and
ci unty. outstanding? obligations, area
of citv anil counlv. and population
Col. o. II. Krnst. of Chicago: Ma.j.
W. I.. Fisk. of Detroit, and ('apt. C. P.
Potter, of Duluth. a board of ofiieers
of fhe I'nited States corps of engin
eers, met hen- yesterday at ihe gov
ernment eiiyim'cr s ollice to i-onsioer
an improvement propi ed in the Mis
sissippi at ( ! iittenhfri;, ' - miles be
low St. Paul. There are two plans,
and the board i- to rccom iiieud which
to adopt. The h :. id adjourned to
John Scheuermann, of South
Rock Island, Receives
TOLD TO GIVE UP SUM OF MONEY
Failure Would Result in Poisoning
of One or His Valuable
John Scheuermann, who conducts a
dairy farm in South Pock island, just
over the southwestern limits of the
city, yesterday afternoon found hanjr
i:iir on a yate post leading to his home
an envelope containinir a note and
comma ndinir him to place ?-!." in a
specified spot within is hours on pain
of the loss of one of his finest cows.
The epistle was written in a tone
indicating that what was said was
meant, and accordingly has cccasii li
ed considerable worry in the Scheuer
mann household. The writinir i- ap
parently that of a well-informed per
son. The letter stated the cow would
Scheuermann was told to place the
money in a rusty tin can and deposit
the receptacle at the thir l post south
of the hiirhway at the railroad rr-ss-inir
near the plant of the Petiu Tank
Development k Awatteil.
The police were communicated with
last nii;-ht by Mr. Scheuermann. He
was told to wait until the is hours
mentioned in the note had elapsed
and then airain post the police on the
CIRCUIT COURT ORDERS.
A iiefrlected coiifrh or col 1 may lead
to serious bronchial or luiifr troubles.
Don't take chances when Foley's Hon
i'v and Tar affords perfect securitv
from serious effects of a eoJJ. &old j
bv all druetri.-t
DEFENDANT SKIPS OUT
WHILE WAITING FOR TRIAL
Ira Daiiuhty was arrested this
morning by Constable (ioldberir n a
warrant .-worn out by John Frajjer
cliarfjiity liini with boating an -f I I
board bill. The case wa- called for
trial before Justice .1. II. Cleland.
The stale's attorney was unable to
be on hand in the morning and a post
ponement was announced until after
noon. Paiifjhty was allowed to re
main in the olhce of the justice.
Dauuhty made freipieitt trips out of
fhe ofliee without beiu; guarded, but
the one he look at 11 o'clock was a
iret-away, for he has not been seen
since. Dauijhty left his overcoat be
hind. His home is at Fairfield. Iowa.
MR. WEYERHAEUSER PAYS
FIRST VISIT TO LIBRARY
Frederick Weyerhaeuser. if St.
Paul, and his son-. Fred I'... John and
Pudolph Weyerhaeuser. returned
north last evening after a day spent
in the city. In the evening the for
mer paid hi first visit 1o the new
Pock Island library, the construction
of which was made po-sib'e through
his liberality, and with which he ex
pressed himself as delighted, compli
menting; the members of the board
having its erection in charge verv
Same O til rent Continued.
The. annual meeting of the- Pock Isl
and f. umber company and the Weyer
haeuser & Deiikmauii company were
held ye-terday. Frederick Weyer
haeuser, whose- term expired, was re
elected a directi r of the Pock Island
Lumber company, am! the same ofii
eers were returned. F. C. A. D.-nl. mann
as president. John P. Wcycrhaeii-er
vice president and F. C. Detikuiaiin
secretary and treasurer. There was
no chanye in the persi mud of the
N ey el haeiiser A- Deiikmaiiii company.
Fredeiick W ey ei haeiiser. F. C. A.. F.
C and K. P. Denhmaim and J. P. Wey
erhaeuser colt inning !( directors and
the oOicers as in the past year: F. C.
A. Di'iikmanu president. Pre .'crick
Weyerhaeuser vice president. F. C.
Denkmann secretary and K. P. D-nk-manii
Mr. Trefs IX-I.
Mrs. Tref. wife of Aid. William
Tref. died at St. Anthony's ho-pita!
at 4 o'clock thi- afternoon.
Headache.-, black ril.trs under the
eyes, dixy snd!s. tired feeling, bad
taste in ihe mouth, sour stomach al
solutely cured by Hollister's Pix-ky
Mountain Tea. Zj cents. T. II. Thom
for Over Slitr f nri
Mr-. Winslow's Sonthim; Syrup has
been used for children teething. It
soothes the child, softens the jfilius.
allays all pain, cures wild colic, and
is the best remed3- for diarrhoea. 25
cents a buttle.
Payard Holmes vs. James F. Mc
Kennan. assumpsit; motion for new
trial overruled; judgment on verdict
in form of defendant and ayainst the
plaintiff for .1.0()U and costs and exe
cution thereof. Plaintiff prays an ap
peal to the appellate court of the
Second district of Illinois, which is
allowed on the plaintiff yivint; bond in
the sum if 1. ";. Sureties to be ap
proved by Ihe clerk of this court and
to be filed in ::) days. Pill of execu
tion in ('.it day s.
A. Wilbur Ponahoo vs. the Crescent
Telephone company, a corporation,
assumpsit: cause of action satisfied,
ca-e di-missed. ci .-ts paid.
Anna Fnriner vs. the Pnion store,
trespass; case dismissed at the plain
tiff's cost, cause of action satisfied.
II. M. Schriver vs. Susan Kdjrinirt on.
ci al.. partition: report of master of
collectii us and payment of costs tiled
and approved, cause referred to mas
ter to take proofs and report amount
to .'iiardian ad litem.
Moranda Ps adv vs. Pat tie M. Car
ter, foreclosure; cause referred to
master in chancery of this court to
take proofs and report conclusions of
law and fact.
Pock Island Mutual P.uildinjr A- Loan
association vs. Jessie P. Harms, et al..
foreclosure; master's report of sale
and distribution of proceeds tiled and
a ppr v d.
Pck Island Mutual Puildin:.--. Loan
iS. Savings association vs. John Pit k
jorn. foreclosure: report of master's
sale and distribution, showiuir a sur
plus of .'.. 77. filed and approved.
Lulie Lenke vs. Kva Paltz. partition;
master's report of payment of costs
and of distribution filed and approv
ed. John Pickseii. el al.. vs. Herman
Milde. lull: exceptions to answer of
defen ia nts.
Caroline II. Paid vs. Kliabelh Dra
ker. partiti'ii: master's report of dis
tribution of money collected on notes,
inort tr:i yes. etc.. filed and approved
find cau-e stricken.
COUNTY NEEDS ENTIRE
ATTENTION OF A JUDGE
Judire p. ('. (i raves, who is on the
bench here, is of the opinion, enter
tained by many others, that the bn-i-ness
of Pock Island county is larire
enoiiyh to demand the constant atten
t ion of one jude.
Pock Island is in a circuit with
Mercer. Henry and Whiteside coun
ties, and there are but three judires.
They find it impossible In ret tluoiiirli
the ca.-e- that are piled up on the
docket from lerui to term, especially
The rush i- not of such proportions
in the other three counties, init it is
sufficient In keep the judges busv
while they are on the bench in those
"I'nder the pre-ent arrangement
one judye can le-vi-r !'et through the
bn-itii - ihat ha- accumulated in the
IJoek l-laiid court," remarked Judtje
I raves. "There i- plenty for one
judye riyht hi-re without iroiny to
other cities in the circuit.
"For years Pock I-land county ha
beeu crowded, and it keep- yettintr
worse. It would -eelil to me reiief
will have to come shortly. One plan
that mitht lie followed satisfactorily
would be in havinir two judye-. here
for a period, one devotinir himself to
i'lry trials and the other to business
before the court."
Is disjilayed by many a man ei.durinjr
pains of accidental cuts, wound-:,
bruises, burns, scalds, sore feet or
stiff joints. Put there's no need for
it. Pm-klen's Arnica Salve will kill
the pain find cure the trouble. It't
the best salve on earth for piles, too;
Ij cents, at Hartz & Ulleuieyer's drug
V-wiv-wiL your money in Fur
niture, Carpets, Draperies,
Stoves by Buying of us.
We've some amazing Bar
gains in Iron Beds, Odd
the Most and Best for
I Big JaiwiaLry Bargains aJl
Through the House.
Davenport Furniture H
123-125 West TKird Street.
V I V E JV T O T IOWA
CKoice f any in the store,
All Boys and Children's
S0MMEHS . LA VELLE
1804 Suoond Avo.. Kock Island : : 207 W. Second St., Duvenpor
For a. Resl Good 5c Cigar Try ol
To ISe Had Only at
Hildebra.ndt 01 Cash.
You Know T5he Boys.
! A Bank Account !
Promotes Credit, 5HtablitlioH rcsionsi-
bility arid results in security. It is your
i Best Friend. Htart one today.
PER. CENT xaid on (leinmitH in
X i the JravinH department of the
X ROCK ISLAND. ILL.
X Diamonds Going Down Instead of Up. X
X $.HK sto-k iif iiiotirl-. untcluM , jewelry, -lotl iiiff, bu-yclcs ami ollirr
X ";:,:V,!:'n'I-,",bci,'-.."'l,I ,at, "T'V ,bi,pBainM'al SieRel's Loan Of fire J
r .J20 Iwentieth St., !; k Islan-i; 'Iionf (0.;. -
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