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THE ANGUS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1900.
BOUND THEM OVER
Magistrate Elliott Held Two Short
Change Men for Operating
UNDER $1,000 BOND EACH
John Looney Appears for J. A. Martin
and J. W. Simpson Prisoners
Under Indictment Plead.
Magistrate Ellitt tins morning
bound J. A. Mart in ami .1. W. Simpson
the two men arrested la.st week ou a
charge of operating u short change sys
tern, to the grand jury tinder $1,0'")
bond for obtaining money by means of
a confidence game. John Looncy rep
reseuted the two defendants, who are
said to .have worked thiir game sue
ccssfully in about y Rock Island bus-
iness houses. State's Attorney J. K
Scott prosecuted the case, and pre
sented the testimony of Carl Stom. the
comulaining witness, and of John
Ditch, employed at Hauson's saloon on
Forty-sixth street; George Carpenter,
a Moline saloon keeper; S. J. Johnson
.employed at Swan Larson's saloon in
Moline. and of a witness to the trans
action in the McKinney saloon in
Rock Island at the time the men were
. Others ere lrlim.
John Ditch said that he had lost $."
through the operations of the defend
ants, and both Mr. Johnson and. Mr.
Carpenter claimed to have been
caught for $10. The defense was that
at the time complained of the men did
not obtain any money.
The system used was the clever ex
traction of a bill of large denomina
tion from a pile of change, and then
securing again the larger bill for the
depleted amount of change.
I'rlnonera Kalrr 11 ran.
This . morning " in the circuit court
the prisoners under indictment were
arraigned before Judge Gest. and al
lowed to enter their pleas. All who
pleaded declared that they were not
guilty. In the cases against Arthur
Hanson, represented by Ben Schriver;
Carl Anderson, represented by A. H.
Kohler. and Desire Van Dreissehe and
Julius Westagh, represented by John
Looncy. motions were made and ar
gued to quash the Indictments. The
court in each case overruled the mo
tion, and pleas of guilty were entered.
Thomas I. Stanley was furnished with
copies of the indictments against him
for libel. Elmer Donohue. represented
by Wilton Parsons, Paul Rychaert. rep
resented by G. C. Wenger. George
Littig, represented by Albert Hu
ler. Debs Augustine, represented by
X. A. Larson. Charles Ltindberg, rep
resented by Harvey McKinley and
Walter Coddiugtou for whom Frai.L
Cooper of Davenport, appears, all en
tered pJeas of not guilty. A number
of the criminal cases have been certi
fied to tie county court.
I'atr and riIer tonight it mil Frlilnj.
W hile the eastern hith preure ha,
remained aver VJw Knit land, the rsl
rra storut rratrr "Jian adtant'eil in tlln-
nenola, eaunlnK nhnwerM from the ennt
era Itwky mouatalnr.Mlope tn the middle
.lbintlr atateM. wialhrrn lrpre.H
toa I ntraia over a'loritla anil rainn
have fallen In the Rnf and naiuth At
lantfo wertloan, ilh heavy rain at .t
laata. Although the ereat f the wrul
era high prrrure ha, not moved from
Orrpoa, rllna; hpromrlfm, with clear
akl and onlfIerll y lovter tempera
tares, have eatended to the Miamoiirl
vallejr and Till reach thin vl-lnit- to
nlarht. Clear and cooler vteathrr i
therefore Indicated for lonieht and I'rl
J. M. SHLntlUIt, Local Forrrnatcr.
Temperature at 7 a. m-. r,!i at 3x31
p. m-. 60- Minimum temperature In 21
hours. ,K maximum, "I. elci ty of
wind at H a. m-, 3 nillea.
STRONgLy CONVEY THE IM
PRESSION OF QUIET DIG
NITY AND QUALITY,
1801-1803 2nd. Ave.ROCK ISLANE
THE HOME OF GOOD
CLOTHES, INVITES YOUR IN
SPECTION OF FALL MODELS.
MERE are two of the lat
est fashions in MEN'S
OVERCOATS, tlio newest
and most stylish garments
of the year. They art; worn
in the streets of Rock Isl
and everyMay for nine eas
es out of ten they are one of
Suits and Overcoats
that fit him, tit his build,
height, complexion and sta
tion in life. What is it that
makes you admire, wonder
where he got that suit and
overcoat and what he paid
for it. It is nothing more or
less than intelligent dress
ing. If you will let the Hub
dress you, you will soon
have the reputation of a
good dresser and you will
save money besides. Many
styles to select from
$10 to $20.
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Popular Iriccl Fur De
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Attractive vaJues In Fur
Jacket tit- 132. 50. 25.
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lical & Sclimltt.
High class tailors,
Illinois theatre building.
Insure with Beechcr Bros,
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Beechcr Bros, for real estate.
I. a Salle coal at Mueller's only.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Money to loan. Sec Beechcr Bros.
For bus, baggage, express, call Iiobb's.
For bus or express, Spencer & Tref z.
Mrs. Austin's famous pancakes. Re
Mrs. Austin's famous pancakes. Re
Mrs. Austin's famous pancakes. Re
Sr-aksliipt oysters at the II. &. II.
market. They are the best.
Save money on your winter's coal
bill by buying LaSallc chunks.
II. T. Siemon wants your tin and fur
nace work. 15-'G-1528 Fourth avenue.
Fresh trout and river salmon and
catfish at the 11. & II. market tomor
row. Order Sealshipt oysters at the H. &
H. market. You'll never have any
Stop that cough with Charles Ulle
meyer's While Pine Compound at 534
Expert manicuring, shampooing and
thorough treatment of the hair and
scalp given by Mrs. Sol Levi, 7JC Sev
enteenth street. Old phone west 59.
W'e have some nice Rural New York
potatoes in lots of five bushels or more
at 53 cents per bushel. Kuschmann's
Art'iiuf.II. Rainier and Myrtle Gib
son, boh ot Maquoketa. Iowa, were mar
ried this 'morning. Justice (5. Albert
The ladies', of the First Methodist
church will give their October coffee
at the home of irs. E. D. Sweeney. 81(5
Twentieth street, at o o'clock tomor-
a-i n 9 -k- wv a
The ladies of the First Methodist
church will give a coffee at the resi
dence of Mrs. E. D. Sweeney, 810 Twen
tieth street, tomorrow afternoon. A
cordial invitation is jpxtended to all
The young ladies of the German
Evangelical Lutheran church on Twen
tieth street, will give a supper Wed
nesday Oct. 21 from 5 to S. Music.
Everybody invited. Supper. 25 cents.
The case against Frank Seefeldt of
Andalusia for a violation of the village
ordinances of Andalusia in conducting
a poolroom without a license, went to
the jury thi3 afternoon, after a two
WEAK FOR MONTHS
Physician Testifies That Father
Mack in Became Mentally Un- -sound
OR. ST0ECKS ON THE STAND
Gives Much Technical Evidence in
Support of Opinions Ready to
Dr. William Stoecks or Davenport,
who was on tin; stand in the Maekin
will.roiitent in circuit, court the greater
part of the day yesterday and nearly
all morning today, stated ou direct ex
amination that he considered that the
change in Father Mackin's mental con
dition from soundness to unsoundness
look place nearly two months prior to
the date of the will. Dec. 22, 1904. lie
based his opinion on five or more visits
he made at the rectory. He stated that
Father Maekin was unable to sit up or
attend to his personal wants. Dr.
Stoecks testified that by means of the
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Satin lined full length
loose coats, embroidered
and braid trimmed, ex
ceptionally Kood values at
$12.98, J16.98. $22.50.
$25.0(, up 'XJ en
use of strong stimulants. Father Maek
in was able to sit up and converse
with friends who called, and when
shown a check signed by Father Maek
in and bearing date of Feb. 4. 1 9o5. Dr.
Stoecks admitted that Father Maekin
might have executed the check in case
strong stimulants had been employed.
He gave technical reasons for his
opinions as to Father Mackin's mental
condition, and stated that iie believed
that the weakness increased steadily
from Nov. 1. 1901. He said that this
was compatible with his ability to con
verse with friends, and said that Fath
er Maekin was able to remember some
business transactions, even where
large amounts were involved. The
cross examination of Dr. Shucks was
conducted by Mr. McEuiry.
lleirNhl ia Shown.
David Verbridge of Williamson.
Wayne county, X. Y., was on the stand
this morning and again this afternoon,
giving evidence as to the relationship
of certain of the contestants to Father
Maekin. Mr. Verbridge is the brother of I
Mackin's brother-in-law. His brother
was the husband of Mrs. Bridget Ver
bridge, nee Maekin, a sister of Father
Maekin. Mr. Verbridge testified as to
the heirs of Father Mackin's sister,
and explained other questions of rela
tionship. This afternoon or in the morning the
contestants will beg n the examination
of medical experts, many of whom will
be called in the effort." to prove that
the anaemia with which Father Maek
in was afflicted must necessarily have
had its weakening effe'Ct on his mental
powers, and rendered him incapable of
making a will.
AFTER FEW HOURS
Miss Mary Murphy, of Coal Val
ley, Succumbs to Uraemic
Poisoning at Hpme.
CORONER CONDUCTS INQUEST
Had Planned Visit in Rock Island
Tuesday, But Abandoned Trip
Resident of County 42 Years.
SMALLEST BALLOON WINS
The Franklin Remains in Air Three
Days in Kaiser Race.
Berlin. Oct. 18. The balloon Frank
lin, Karl Hochstetter, aeronaut, the last
of the airships which started from Te
gel Sunday in the race for the Inter
national cup, came down - yesterdav
south of Goerlitz, Prussian Silesia. All
of the contestants have now landed
without sustaining any casualties. The
Ernst, the smallest of the balloons, of
the Berlin .Air Navigation society, Dr.
Brockelmann, wins the race.
FRESH PORK CUTS.
Schroeder's Market Will Always Have
a Large Supply on Hand.
Schroeder Bros, announce -that pa
trons can now secure choice fresh pork
cuts of all kinds, such as spare ribs,
shoulder bones, hearts, livers, sausags
meat, leaf lard, etc.. at their Twentieth
street market. They are now killing a
large number of hogs and these cute
can bo bought fivsh daily at. the lowest
After an illness of but few hours,
Miss Mary Murphy, who has been
resident of Hock Island county for the
last 42 years, died yesterday morning
at 2:1)0 at her home near Coal Valley
She had ben ailing with kidney trouble
for several years, but her condition
was not considered serious. She had
planned to visit in this city Tuesday.
Not feeling well she abandoned the
trip and was somewhat better by even
ing. Her condition grew rapidly worse
during the night and owing to her ad
vanced years, all efforts to revive her
were futile. Coroner L. V. Eckhart
was notified and conducted an inquest
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114-16 W. 2d. St.
Davenport , Iowa.
Skirt. tyle of abov illus
tration, made of all wool
plaid material, cluster - of
pleat front and back with
two bands around bottom,
a. perfect 'fitting: and hang
ing sktrt and exceptional
the price ............ ,.?D
at the home this morning at ID o'clock.
The jury returned a verdict of death
fro'm uraimie poisewiing.
Mi.s MuVphy was Ikmu in Qihciis
county, Ireland, in IS:',9, and came to
America with her parents in 1SC.4. and
locating two miles east of Coal Valley.
She has since that time made her
home in this county, having resided at
the home where she died for the last
11 years. She is survived by three
brothers, .lames Murphy at home, F. I.
Murphy of Ixuig Grove, Iowa, and M.
J. Murphy, who resides in this city.
The funeral will be held from the
home tomorrow morning at S o'clock,
'iiirial will take place at Calvary cemetery.
The funeral of Mahle Wilson was
held from the home this afternoon at 2
o'clock. Kev. O. W. Lawrence, paster
of the Memorial Christian church con
ducted the services. Burial took place
at Chippiannock cemetery.
Judsun. the I mont hs-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. Carter. 12 1 Thirty-fifth
street, died yesterday from infant
troubles. The funeral was held this
morning from the home. Iinrial to:j!;
place at Rock Island arsenal cemetery.
The funeral of Ralph Mittkberg. the
9-mont hs-old sou of Mr. and Mrs. New
ton Mil tie berg. 17 Twenty-fifth street,
was held this morning at 10 o'clock
from the home. Burial took place at
PUBLIC MAY SEE THAT PAPER
Mrs. Wi6ter May Have Contents Read
to Silence Innuendoes.
Philadelphia, Oct. IK. A bare possi
bility exists thai the mysterious con
tents of the now famous yellow slip
that halted (lie contest for the ?;n,CMI,
' left by the chemist, William
WeislHiiian, may yet be made public.
So intense is the- interest ;iinl so In
sinuating l!ie innuendoes thai have
aii.-en from it that Mrs. .lones Wister,
the contestant, may 'be obliged to re
ii( w her case, if for no other reason
than to clear her name. Commenting
on Mrs. Wister's declaration that she
is willing lo face the reading of the
yellow slip in court, a man who lias
seen (lie paper declared that he didn't
wonder Mrs. Wister's attorney had not.
t-hown it to her, because its contents
would shock the sensibilities of almost
BELIEVE IT CASE OF MURDER
Man Who Declared Wife Committed
Suicide Charged With Killing.
Smithville, Mo.. Oct. IS1. Jesse .1.
Webb of St. Joseph has been arrested
charged wifh killing his bride of a
week on Oct. 11. At the time of the
shooting Webb said he and his wife
had entered into a suicide agreement
because he was Incurably ill and that
she shet him and then filled herself.
The grand opening of the roller skat
ing' season will be Saturday evening.
Oct. 20, at the Itock Island big rink.
The patronage of only those who con
duct themselves in a manner consistent
uitll tltfi wtrfrtt:t nrnnplotv lit., lii.'
licited. Competent and trustworthy In
structors will give special attention to
those wishing to learn to skate. The
rink will be open every afternoon and
evening except Sunday. Music by
brass band. I
Celina. Ohio. Oct. 18. Four person
are dead and several missing as a re
sult of a gasoline explosion in tho
Meineniing hardware store at Port Re'
covcry, this county, yesterday. The ex
plosion set lire to the buildings and
the injured were imprisoned under the
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Values fcver OBftwl
Funeral of Mrs. Davis.
New York, Oct. IS. Brief services
for the late Mrs. Jefferson Davis were
held at the Hotel Majestic today and
attended by relatives and personal
friends. The body will be sent
Richmond, Va., this evening for Inn
Ml s mm
At $3.98, $4.98. $S.II.
$8.25 and 19. it. In blacjc
an a all colors.
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