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THE AB9US, FRIDAY, JAXUABY 22, 1001.
SLIP OF MEMORY
tsinel in hi- bank and surrendered
whenever payment was; made. Then
the balances v.er- doctored from day
to day by the changing of a figure
hvre and there. If. for example, if he
had .$0( balance with the Davenport
bank, he would place MO" In front of
this sum in his bocks. Later on he
would chancre the figures hack to
their original condition so as to cor
respond with reports from those
NIGHT FOR LADIES
Led to Undoing of Suic'ded
Fay Hawes, Dewey and May
flower Camps Have Joint
SHORT S47.C0O FOUR YEARS
MRS. C. W. HAWES IN CHARGE
J. F. I'tterback. the embezzling
cashier of the Sigourney (It.vva) Sav
ings bank, li suicided last week,
carried accounts with three Daven
port banks the 1'iiion Savings, the
Citizens National and the Iowa Na
tional banks. The Davenport bank-,
however, will lose nothing by I'tter
lmckV illicit transactions and tlie en
tire loss for his mis lecds will fall
iipoi the bank with which he was
connected. The dead cn-h:er was for
more thnn four years ahle to conceal
si defalcation of ?47.00o or more with
out even raising a -'!sp;cion against
It ha just come to licht that when
1'tterbark committed suicide he left
:i letter in which he explained that his
defalcation was wholly due to losses
sustainel on the Chicago ho;ird of
trade during the Phillip corn deal
four years afro. Since that time he
had never swerved from the strict
path t f rectitude except to manipu
late the bock so as to conceal his
Hank Kxaralner Explain.
Ifctvid II. McK're. state bank exam
iner for thai di-tri"t. inspected the
1 ank. Mr. McKce's account of the
mai.ner in which I'tterback manipu
lated the books is interesting. That
the cashier was never defected be
fore was due to his wonderful mem
ory which cnabied him to rcca'l all
entries he had made with a view of
hiding the defalcation, and return to
these entries and a train alter them to
prevent detection when reports came
in f rt m the banks with which Ihe
Sigourney institutiio !id business,
liis undoing was the result of failure
to recall that he had made the books
show that the "Msroiirney bank had a
credit i f $10.ono with the 1'iiion Sav
ings ba'ik of ll'iveliport. Purely by
mistake he drew a draft on that in
stitution. It wenl to protest for lack
if funds and was returned to another
Sigourney bank for collection. When
oilier employes of I'lterback's bank
heard of thi they evpresscd surprise
In him. lie replied that he would
rush right over and "fix it. I'liere is
l,n need of fixing it." was Ihe reply.
"We have $1U.(H)I) on depo-it there."
Hut I'tterback insisted upon "fixing"
it, and this aroused sii-jiicion.
It. F. Stockman, one f the direc
tors, then visited Chicago and Daven
port, and discovert'! that Ihe liauk
there inio'e a different showing from
what the Siirourney books indicated.
This was followed by calling a meet
ing of the bank ilircctur at which
the cashier was summoned to appear.
Instead of complying, he wrote the
farewell letter arid committed sili-
Man of ,'silutljr" ChurHt-tt-r.
"Ha. I it been anv other than a man
of such saintlincss of character." said
Mr. McKee. "my suspicion might have
liecii iiroiised lining my previous ex
aminations of the institution. Hut any
little irregularity could easily be ex
t'iliued by I'tterback to the satisfac
tion of any one. for he probablv had
one of the best reputations in that
county. Had the state provided for
reconcilement if accounts with the
corresponding banking institutions,
the defalcation would have been soon
er detected. A it is. it was an t ay
matter for I'tterback to hide his
'ef a lea tin.
"As ha alrtadv been explained,
there was approximately .:'.".hho in
v.otcs which had been copied by him.
the rifrinals 1 ting sent nvvav to se
cure loans while 1h" -;" were re-
CoTered Through Manipulation
Accounts With Other
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Telephone UbIud ?S 1
Men's Shoes 52.50 and $3 50
208 Brady Street, Davenport, la.
Telephone Jfnrtli 6381
AT THE HOTELS.
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town: C. .1. Raymond. Cleveland; II.
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Mass.; Mrs. A. H. Uull. Des Moines;
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derson and wife, Moline; F. .T. Wilson.
C. K. .! ties. M. VI. P.rttton. Chicaso;
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son. Waterloo. Iowa; F. A. Mason.
Kansas City: (i. Y. Seyar I. F. .1. Hay
ward. Chicago; N. .1. Patrick. K. It.
liiigenheimer. St. Louis; .1. P. Dun-
ninir. levtda'nd. Ohio; M.
At the Rock Island--.!.
New York: .lohn Palmer.
J. Wat! tier.
I J. Mather.
Y.: It. I. Itridger. New Itoston; .!. It.
Johnson. Calesburg: K. A. now land.
Chicago: J. R. Macltean. (ins Palmer.
Chicago; tJcorpe F. IJeamaii. Mont
real. Canada: J hn tolbert, Yiola; A.
II. Dorman. Rock Island; C. S. H.v
man. Chicago: J. I!. James. Shannon:
V.. O. Wilson and wife. Chicago: Har
ry ('ritlin. ( hi-atro; .1. C. Slevcnsop.
Orion: tieorge R. MeCandless. Orion:
R. Uridger and wife. Omaha: J. K.
N.e and wife. Omaha; H. C. Cum
mins. Chicago: Thomas ltrown. Mus
catine; Claude D. Arnolil, KIdon.
TRIES TO TAKE HIS LIFE
AND IS SENT TO AN ASYLUM
(ieorgc Itatlen. aged :;'' years, who
had made several attempts to kill
himself b inhaling ras at the Moline
city hospital, where he- had been con
lined since- Jan. 1". was adjudged in
sane last night and ordered commit
ted to the Watertown :i-diiin. The
inipiisit ion was conducted at the Mo
line hospital by Judge K. K. Parmcn
ter iind Drs. A. I). West and A. R.
Real. IJattcn is a molder by trade
and was employed formerly at Fast
Moline. On Dec. .". while under ihe
influence of liquor, he remained, in
the open all night, roaming aimlessly
about, ami tl tTcct of exposure is
thought to have been the cause of
his mental breakdown. One of Pat
ten's delusions, was that he knew the
man who murdered August Colhcrg.
v. ho disappeared from his home in
Moline several months ago.
HUNT UP YOUR.
Lace Shoes no lontrr ro
itxn alonf,. The Button
Shoe, always comfort
able, is doubly so now
that Dame Fashion has
pmiled upon it The new
spring line shown at this
store shows graceful
shoes that lack the lace
Large Gathering or Members Id
Attendance at Wood
The officers-elect of Fay Hawes.
Dewey and Mayflower camis. Royal
Neighbors of America, were installed
jointly at Woodmen hall in the Curse
block last evening.
The hall was filled to its capacity
with members, the function not being
public. The ceremonies were con
ducted by Mrs. C. W. Hawes. with the
assistance of Mrs. Carrie Lattig.
grand marshal, and Mrs. Laura I-tw-son.
grand chancellor. Following the
installation there was a program, re
frechments and dancing.
The program was as follows: Tab
leau. "Angels of the Sunday School,"
children; recitation. Dr. Hada M. IJurk
hart; recitation. Master John Smith:
piano polo. Miss May McCinniss; reci
tation. Miss Uessie Muleahy; address.
(!. W. McCaskrin; recitation. Miss
The officers of Fay Hawes camp.
No. 'jsi. s, re:
Past Oracle Mrs. Mary K. Kieley.
Oracle Mrs. Mary Cary.
Vice Oracle Mrs. Fmma Sheesley.
Chancellor Mrs. Nettie McKinney.
Recorder Mrs. Agnes Simpson.
Receiver Mrs. Mary J. Hamaker.
Marshal -Mrs. HI la Fuller.
Inner Sentinel Mrs. Hannah Sward.
Outer Sentinel Mrs. Wilhelmina
Manager, for three years Maurice
Physician Dr. Kmily Wright.
Pianist Miss Mary MeOinniss.
Mayflower camp. No. KM:
Past Oracle Mrs. Fmma Kami.
Oracle Mrs. Klia Hoppe.
Vice Oracle Miss Lizzie Anthony.
Chancellor Mrs. Mary Van Arsdel.
Recorder Mrs. Mamie Smith.
Receiver Mrs. Sarah lloldorf.
Marshal Mrs. Amelia Orotegut.
Inner Sent inel Mrs. Fva Rothwell.
Outer Sentinel Mrs. Mary Jletter.
Manager Mrs. Certrude Wynn.
Physicians Dr. K. Urndfcrd. Dr.
(t-ra'Reed. Dr. Hada M. Uurkhart.
Dewev camp. No. lo:;ti:
Oracle Mrs. Rhoda KIls.
Vice Oracle Mrs. Ida Yohe.
Chancellor Mrs. L. A. Dorman.
Marshal-Mrs. David Hathaway.
Recorder -Mrs. Amelia Andrews.
Receiver - Mrs. Kate Collier.
Inner Sentinel Mrs. Fmma Pot ti
ger. Outer Sentinel Mis. Lizzie Lyons.
Manager, for three years Mrs. Lou
Manager, for one car Mrs. Flora
Snl 'iv a n.
Physicians Drs. J. R. Hollow-bush,
C. .T. Foster and Fmma Morgan.
Pianist Miss Mabel Pottiger.
Mrs. Maurice Muleahy had charge
of ihe program, while Mrs. Coleman
arranged anil directed the tableau.
Km-k Island Coanrll Election.
Rock Island council. No. 2, R. A: M.
S.. has held its annual election. The
officers ch -en arc:
T. I. M.M. M. Itriggs.
D. I. M.-M. S. Heagy.
P. C. W". D. J. Sears.
Treasurer W. T. Magill.
Recorder A. F. Lamp.
C. O. John R. Warner.
C. ('.- K. U. Kieis.
Scntimd Fzra il her.
OF NO USE AFTER JULY I
Private Mailing Card VUh"l olted State"
on Face Talxxxsd.
The pi.stotMce ilepa it ment is s tid
ing out iioti-es to postniasii-rs lhat
after July 1. no private mailiiiir cards
hearing the inscript i n. 'I'nite ! States
of America." n the address side, will
lii allowed to pass through Ihe I'uifcd
States mails. The instructions hear
ing upon the matter are as foll.ivvs:
'The law i. llice of the department
advises that cart!.-, issued by private
persons hearing on the addres i-ide
the words. l'nitfd States of America'
jare in 'likeness or similitude of the
j regular United States postal card,
'and therefore in violation of law and
"However, in order to give owners
of such cards reasonable time to dis-
p -e f those on hand, postmasters
will accept them for mailing until
Jidv 1. l'.04. upon pavtnent .f post
age at the proper rate. On and after
July 1. l'.4. Mich cards will lie treated
as immailaldf at rate of postage."
Land Kirartlooi to Oklahoma
Land excursions to Oklahoma will
be run over the Hock Island System
Jan. j and VJ. Feb. J and 10. March 1
and 15 an7 April 5 and 10. For fur
ther particulars, call on or write
K. K. MORGAN.
HENRY .1. OR I PP.
1410 Fifteenth Street, Moline, 111.
A Life at Stake
If von but knew the splendid merit
of Foley's Honey and Tar you would
never le without it. A close or two
will prevent an attack of pneumonia
or la grippe. It may save your life.
It isn't how much cold cream a wo
man puts on her face but how much
Rocky Mountain Tea she takes inside
that brings out real leauty. Hollis
ter'ii Rocky Mountain Tea complexions
s-tav. 35 cents, tea or tablets-. T. II.
YOU CAN APPRECIATE, ON YOUR OWN CREDIT TERMS
All oir Winter Clothing must be sold regardless of cost of
manufacture. It is our rule never to carry stock over for
the next Season.
$6 to $25
All Prices Reduced
Every Garment sold
Notes From NepLrby.
Tin- : 1 1 1 1 1 i I ini'i tinir c i f tin1 Mil'tjirv
Tract I'rt-ss ;t siic-ialioii ir brinjj ln-M
this a rtci-iimin air! v'tii nir at tiali-s-inirir.
Ti liain ii Hit Full mi tiuntv
narrow yaii-t art- lioM tin tin mtI i h
if trat-k liflwt'fii Uiirni'If Mation,
and Spoon l ixt r lv Hit- t!mrl, liit li
have washed : 1 1 1 hridsres on Iinthj
It is now r-ior!e I that Kewanee is!
in liaxe an alderinaiiie liriln-rv invest'-!
Ration. A man who claims to be aj
detertie has been there for some i
time and savs he has submitted evi-
deuce to the state-; attorney for use;
before the frrainl jurv next month I
that will establish the unilt of tvxoj
aldermen in rercixin bribes to favor
the furlher liinitinr the saloon tlis-,
trict in that citv. which is now con-'
lined to a small area. It is said that
one tif the accused men has fled.
A report is in circulation that
Calesburg is to become hcadtpiarlers
for locomotive and car building an I
repairing of the I'urliiiirton road. The
recent chaii'intr of hands of the
ISrown farm, a larire tract of land
near that citv that could be used for
Mich a purpose, is probablv the foun
dation for the rumor, which is stren
uously denied by I'nrMiitrton official.
Snvrd From Terrible Ixath.
The family of Mrs. yi. L. Htibbitt,
of Harperton, Tenn., saw her dying
and were powerless to fave her. The
most skillful physicians and every
remedy used failed, while consump
tion was slowly but surely' taking her
life. In this terrible hour Dr. King's
Xew I'iscovery for Consumption turn
ed despair into joy. The tirst bottle
brought immediate relief and its con
tinued use completely cured her. It's
ihe most certain cure in the world
for all throat and lung troubles, (iuar
anteed bottles. 0 cents and $1. Trial
bottles free at Hartz & rilemeyer's
IMMENSE TOBACCO PURCHASE.
forty-F-Ijlit Thoaaand Hollar Pio
for ft 1'mJicy Lot of Tobacco.
The biggest purchase of high grade
tobacco ever matte la the Wei-t by a
cigar mauufaicturei was made last
Wednesday by Frank P. Iew I'eoria
111., for his celebrated tingle Iiindtr
cigar. A -written guarantee was given
that the entire amount was to be fancy
selected tobacco. This, no doubt
makes the Iewls factory the larsrofct
bolder in tbe United ttutesof Jobacc
o' eo high o grading. Uefuld-Tra
nrypf, Dee, tl, jao.
COME IN AND
j PAYMENTS Ifjl
at our Stores is Positively g-uacraL-nteed Superior Quality e.rd
rfcUrLt a hm.m i b m i mm ou i
r n "
Diseases Absolutely Cured by Treating Your Eyes.
Everybody is Personally Interested in This.
F.Vi: STi: 1N OVi:U I SK OF VOl!: KYI'S, ti e cause of all vour tliscases. You may not believe tliis. I'l
it is true, nevertheless. TKNTIMKS XIOI'K NKIIVK WAsTi: THKOl'CJ II Til V. KYKS Til A N t he W I lOl.K
HOMY. This strain is the cause of your nervoiisnehs. headache, indigestion, const ipat itm, piles, lils. cross
eves, and all female ills, and the e will NOT V.'Y WKI.b until that strain is KICMOVKD. Medicines tlon't
remove it. The fact is, MKMK INKS VKK NOTMINO. Drns kill more --ople Ihan famine, pestiience. and
sword. Why be deceived -.villi medicines any longer? Investigate a KATIO.N A I. MKTJIOM of relief.
CONSnIATlOX COSTS YOl" NOTIIINO. .We will tell you what and where your trouble is. Ask
Ceorpe II. Hull. ;t:!0 Fifteenth stre what this did for him.
A. P. DAVIS, Nl. D.,. Oph. D.
Hfll'KS u to 1-j a. in. and 2 to
Cnicago Dental Company
If you are in ! 1 of denial work
call on u before going elsewhere as
we can save you money. Wc use
nothing but the b;-st of material and
our work is guaranteed to be first
class in every respect. If you are in
need of a set of teeth call and see our
thin elastic plate. We guarantee it to
fit in all cases and when all other
have failed. We never ask you more
than our prices below:
Cement filings 25C
Bone filling 25 C
eiatinnm filling S0C
Silver fillings S0c
Gold fillings, 1 and up $1.00
Gold crowns, 4to5 4.00
Set of teeth, 5 and up 5.00
15 set of teeth for 10,00
Office 1607 Second Ave.
Over .rpcidel8 Drug Store.
V I -v.
OPEN AN ACCOUNT STOv
t p. m.
Sl ITK .NO. 42,
Send Your Wife and Children
Yon may not be. able to j.' t away, but is there any I rca.-
whv von shoul 1 not send your wife and children to California for
couple of inoiil lis?
Think what they would escape cold and mow ami ush and
II. e other discomforts of a winter-in the north.
Think, also, what they woull have nmsh'mc, t-ca-bat hiiiy, (lowers,
fresh fruits, walks, drives, out-d ior life all day and every day.
The train to take is 1 ke
Golden State Limited.
In service dail". Dec. '' to April 14, Chicago and Knnsax City to
Los Aii'.-cles. I'.-.sadcna. Santa Harbara arid San I'raneiseo, via the
Hock l-lanl. Fl Fa o-Noriheastern and Southern Pacific Systems.
I.c-s than threfdavs on the way. I'ast as the faste: t. Finer than
tie finest. Compartment and standard sleepers, tliner, buffet smok-ini'-librarv
an 1 obstrv sit ion ears. Lighted by elect rieitv .
Ticket-, berths and California literature at ibis ofiiee.
J Diewmonds Going Down Instead of Up.
J S-'f.fKK) i-tock t)f diarnondii, watches , jewelry, clothing, Mcycleg and other i
rnert handi-e being soltl at great bargain at CioH.I'n I gtti
t 320 Twentieth St., J:. k Island; 'phone 663. Siegel S Loan Office
S4-98 to $20
Extra. Long. Heavy
Coats Wort H $18,
M ITC H I'LL & LYN DF HI.MO.
F. H. PLUMMER,
BOCK ISLAND, ILL.
BOYD, D. P. A., Davenport, Iowa.