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.THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1900.
TO GO TO THE JURY
Closing Arguments in the Mackin
Will Contest to be Completed
DISCUSS PRIEST'S MENTALITY
Hon. William Jackson Contends That
Mind Was Sound New Panel
Drawn to Report Nov. 26.
Hon. William Jackson, who made the
closing argument in the Mackin will
contest case in the circuit court, con
tinued his argument today, and occu
pied the entire morning. He had not
concluded at noon, but the case is ex
pected to go to the jury either late this
afternoon or in the morning. The trial
lias been in progress practically mae
weeks, and has established a new rec
ord in Rock Island county for the length
of time consumed and the bulk of the
Mr. Jackson this morning spoke on
the question of mentality, and argued
at some length that Father Mackin's
mind was sound at the time the will
was made, basing his statements on
the testimony of certain witnesses. He
devoted considerable time to the testi
mony of Mrs. Mary Crummle, and en
dtavored to arouse in the minds of the
jurors a doubt as to the truthfulness of
rv Jury Drawn.
There will be no jury cases before
the court until Nov. 2C. and It is ex
pected that the court will take up the
call of cases next week which were
originally set for the first few weeks of
this term. Some of these cases have
been disosed of. but a large number
have not yet been reacned.
This morning a new venire was
drawn for a jury to report Nov. 20.
The panel is as follows:
Rock Island William Ecke.rman,
John Ainsworth. F. H. Dmckmiller,
Robert McConochie, Arthur Casper. J.
M. Eeman. C. C. Taylor, Otfo Grotjan,
AI Dunlap. V. Brandmeyer, Jr., and
James Gauley. Jr.
Moline Philip Asp, William Peters.
William Rfdstrom, Gottard Anderson,
Axel Sorling. Gust Johnson, Ed Weise,
George M. Mixter, J. W. Donald, H. H
Halfey. C. W. Wright, Charles A. Carl
son. X. H. Cederberg, Otto Krone, Ed
ward A. Schmidt, Henry Karstens, Jr,
Gustav Lage, X. C. Ellstrom, John
Huey, and Sam Chaney.
Andalusia S. A. Leman and John
Edgington J. M. Gaunt, Jr., and Wil
Ham T. Johnson.
South Moline X. DeBecker, August
DeShepper. and Arthur Einfeldt.
Zuraa-F. L. Wake.
Mrs. Charlotte Lanfore.
Mrs. Charlotte Lanfore, aged SO
years, died at 11 o'clock last night at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. II. Da
vis. 217 Sixteenth street. Deatn was
due to the infirmities of old age. Mrs
Lanfore came here 15 years ago from
Dallas. Pa., and has resided in this city
since that time. She had been helpless
for about six years, and about three
weeks ago she began to fail rap
idlv. She is survived by a son. Edward
Statton. and four daughters, Mrs. Sar
ah E. Brown and Mrs. H. Davis, who
reside here, and Mrs. Mary J. McXat
ton and Mrs. Hanna Murry of Colum
bus Junction. Iowa.
The funeral will be held from the
home of H. R. Davis, 217 Sixteenth
street, tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock
Interment will be made at Blue Grass,
Word has been received in the city
of the death of Martin Johnson, father
of Mrs. I. J. lloare of this city, which
occurred this morning in Chicago fol
lowing an operation performed last
week. Mrs. Hoare was present at the
time of his death. Interment will take
place at Galva, his old home.
Funeral Services Held.
Funeral services over the remains of
Miss Edna I.. Anderson were held this
afternoon at the home at Center Sta
tion. Rev. H. W. Reed, pastor of the
First Baptist church, conducting the
services. The home was thronged with
friends of Miss Anderson, and many
beautiful floral tributes were gathered
about the bier. During the service.
hymns were sung by a quartet from
the First Baptist church. Burial took
place at Chippiannock cemetery.
One-Third More Heat
A saving of fuel means a saving of
money. More heat means more com
fort. You cannot afford to mis3 either.
Our strong claims for
Jewel Gaso Burners
demand close investigation. We court
it. We solicit the opportunity to show
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attachment; the easily operated Duplex
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lOOUIl lil JALd CU1U pCllCVb
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N THE END.
A DOLLAR IN THE BEGINNING DOES
AS MUCH AS TWO DOLLARS SAVED
THE STOVE THAT SAVES DOLLARS
THAT SAVES DOLLARS IN REPAIRS THAT GIVES
YOU GENERAL AND ETERNAL SATISFACTION, IS
CHEAPER IN THE END THAN ANY OTHER, NO MAT
TER HOW LOW THE PRICE.
A HONEYMOON TRIP
Charles D. Raimers and Bride Are
Only Passengers on Steamer
Fred Weyerhaeuser -
EN ROUTE FROM NEW ORLEANS
Are On the Way to This City Attract
ing Much Attention at Points
Along the River.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Reimers,
who were married Oct. CO at Fort
Worth, Texas, are to spend a part of
their honeymoon in Rock Island, and
are now enroute to this city from Xew
Orleans on the steamer Fred Weyer
haeuser. The steamer was at St. Louis
yesterday, and the St. Louis Globe
Democrat has the following, with a
photograph of the steamer:
"The steamer Fred Weyerhaeuser,
which will arrive here this morning
from the south, is attracting more than
ordinary attention on this trip, owing
to the fact that Charles D. Reimers, a
newspaper man of Fort Worth Texas,
and his bride are making a honeymoon
trip on the boat. They are the only
"Mr. Reimers is owner of the Fort
Worth Telegram. He was married
Tuesday, Oct. 30, to Miss Linda Ray
Saunders, daughter of Dr. Bacon Saun
ders, a prominent citizen of Fort
Worth. Mr. Reimers decided to spend
a part of his honeymoon at Rock Is
land, 111., the home of his youth, he be
ing related to a number of well known
business men of that city, who are
owners of the steamer Weyerhaeuser.
The boat has been engaged in the
trade on the lower river this season,
and, as it was to be sent to Rock Is
land for repairs during the winter, the
bride and groom decided to anake the
trip by water.
llnnilMumely Fit teal Up.
"They met the boat at New Orleans
It was gorgeously fitted up, and the
cabin was lavishly decorated with
plants and flowers in honor of the
bridal party, under the direction of
Captain George Reed, master of the
steamer. The boat left New Orleans
Friday, Nov. 2, passed Memphis last
Friday ' and ' Cairo Sunday. Captain
Reed telegraphed Captain Isaac P.
Lusk Sunday to secure a pilot to take
(he steamer to Rock Island, and its
course from this city will be directed
bv CaDtain Arthur Williams. The
steamer is expected to stop here only
an hour or two."
W. L. Lee of Chicago was in the city
. Miss Jennie Johnson of Viola spent
the day here yesterday.
H. B. Fromme of Peoria was in tha
city yesterday and today.
- D. L. Murphy of Aledo was in the
city yesterday and today.
Thomas A. Brown of Qulncy was In
the city yesterday and today.
C. D. Hoyman of Freeport, 111., was
visiting in the city . yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs, H. R. Hanlon of New
York city spent the clay in the city.
Rev. F. M. Wilson of Macomb, 111..
spent yesterday and today in the city
P. Becker of St. Louis, Mo., arrived
in the-city this morning and spent the
day visiting friends here.
Mrs. Howard Dempesy . and son
Charles went to Browning yesterday to
attend the funeral of D. E. White.
R. A. HIckox, traveling passenger
agent of the Chicago & Alton railway,
was In the city today from Chicago.
Rev. Wyllys Rede, dean of the St
John's cathedral at Qulncy, 111., is in
the city attending the Episcopal dio
William H. Lamont returned last
evening from Chicago, where he at
tended the grand lodge meeting of the
Knights of Pythias.
Former Governor S. R. Van Sant of
Minnesota stopped in the city today on
his way to attend the waterways con
vention at St. Louis.
Rev. C. E. Hoffsten has gone to
Woodhull, where he will this morning
officiate at the marriage of Miss Mabel
Stephens of Woodhull and Elmer An
derson of Chicago.
SETTLE WITH MEN
Eastern Railroads Agree to Raise
Wages and Avert a
SEVERAL LINES AFFECTED
President Ripley of Santa Fe Promises
Small Increase for West Coast
Black Diamond Coal
98 1-2 Per Cent
Per Cent Ash
Combustible. 1 1-2
Beat That If You Can.
SOLD ONLY BY
Old Phone West 591.
(BL Coal Co.,
and Second Avenue.
' ' New Phone' 6171.
New York, Nov. 14. There no longer
appears to be danger of a striKe or
railroad employes in the east.
The New York, New Haven & Hart
ford and the New York Central rail
roads have come to an agreement with
committees representing the firemen of
the two roads affecting the status of
the men on the new electric locomo
tives, and the adjustment committee of
the Erie locomotive engineers announc
ed late yesterday it had reached an
understanding with the officials of that
The firemen's committee will confer
further with the New York Central and
the New York, New Haven & Hartford
officials concerning the Questions of
increased wages and shorter hours.
Follow I'rnn'a I,ral In Wixra.
Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 14. Follow
ing the action of the directors of the
Pennsylvania Railroad company, the
directors of the Northern Central rail
way, the West Jersey & Seashore rail
road, and the Philadelphia, Baltimore
& Washington railroad, which are con
trolled by the Pennsylvania, has au
thorized an increase of 10 per cent in
the wages of all permanent employes
receiving less than $200 a month.
Will KaiMe Pay on Count.
Los Angeles, Cal., Nov. 14. Rumors
of a general increase in wages 'on the
Southern Pacific, Santa Fe and Salt
Lake railroads were verified to some
extent by President E. P. Ripley of the
"There will be some increase In
wages on all transcontinental rail
roads," said President Ripley, "but the
various unions will not get all they
ask for." .
Philadelphia, Nov. 14. The boards
of directors of the railroads west of
Pittsburg operated or controlled by the
Pennsylvania railroad today voted a 10
per cent Increase in wages to all per
manent employes receiving less than
$200 a month. The increase takes ef
fect Dec. 1 and affects 50,000 employes.
Wash your hands with warm water,
dry . with a towel and apply Chamber
Iain's Salve just before going to bed,
and a speedy, cure is certain. This
salve is also unequaled for skin dis
eases.7 ' For sale by all leading drug
Society news, written or telephoned
to the society editor of The Argus, will
be gladly received and published. But
in either case the Identity of the sender
must be made known, to insure relia
bility. Written notices should bear sig
nature and address.
Pretty Afternoon Reception. Mrs
Benjamin E. Jones was hostess yester
day afternoon from 3 to C o'clock at
her home, 914 Twenty-second street at
a very pretty afternoon reception giv
en in honor of Mrs. E. E. Murphy of
Leavenworth, Kan. About seventy
five ladies were the guests. Mrs. Jones
was assisted by Mrs. Murphy in re
ceiving the ladies and Mesdames Wil
liam Mclntyre, F. K. Rhoads, F. A.
Smith, James McNamara, and J. Me
Crory assisted in their entertainment.
The home was very beautifully deco
rated with quantities of flowers. The
dining room was done in red chrysan
themums, the table being decorated
with broad red ribbons with a center
piece of red chrysanthemums and the
lights were shaded with red. In the
back parlor pink chrysanthemums and
shades were used and in the front
parlor yellow and white blossoms and
shades. A mandolin and guitar or
chestra furnished music during the af
ternoon. Mrs. Murphy is the guest of
honor at a number of receptions- dur
ing the week. Mrs. E. D. Maloney is
entertaining this afternoon at her
home" on Nineteenth street In her
Inspection and Initiation. The in
spection of Colonel Brackett circle, La
dies of the G. A. R., took place at Me
morial hall last evening and a company
of about fifty were present. Mrs. Gen
evieve Longfield of Chicago had charge
of the inspection and complimented the
ladies on their general efficiency. G. W.
Battles was in charge of the initiation.
A short program was carried out, J.
W. Dewrose of Moline reciting several
original poems, and there were also sev.
eral recitations of Mrs. Ida Van Horn
Mrs. Shull of Galesburg was present
and presented the circle with a beau
tiful silk flag which the ladies value
very highly. During the evening the
committee in charge of the arrange
ments served delicious refreshments.
Issue Invitations. Mr. and Mrs. Au
gust Lindgren of Moline have issued In
vitations to the marriage of their
daughter. Miss Florence Victoria Lind
gren to Rev. Ernest C. Bloomquist of
Lynn, Mass., the ceremony to take
place Wednesday evening, Nov. 28, at
8 o'clock, at the Swedish Lutheran
church, Moline. Miss Lindgren has
many friends in this- city. She is a
member of the Lorelei quartet and is
prominent in musical circles of the
three cities. Rev. Mr. Bloomquist is a
graduate of Augustana college.
Reception at Bethany Home. The
Benevolent society of the Congrega
tional church of Moline will give a re
ception at Bethany home Thursday,
Nov. 22, to all those interested in the
work of the home.
ARE OFF TONIGHT
Rock Island Delegation to the St.
Louis Waterways Convention.
EXPECTED THAT 30 WILL GO
Outlook That Much Will Be Accom
plished in Interest of Inland
Delegations from the Rock Island
Business Men's association, the Rock
Island Club and city council will leave
at 7:30 this evening by way of the
Burlington for St. Louis to attend the
waterways convention to be held there
Thursday and Friday. There are 1,000
delegates already registered at the con
vention, so the delegates are satisfied
that much will be accomplished. In
cluding the municipal representatives,
it is expected about thirty delegates
will go from Rock Island.
The I.ockport Canal.
The following communication was
received at The Argus office this morn
ing relative to one matter to be con
sidered by the delegates:
St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 12. Editor
Argus: The board of engineers for
rivers and harbors, in compliance with
a resolution or tne river ana naruor
committee of the house of represent
atives, will hold a public meeting at
St. Louis, Mo., in the directors' room
of the Merchants' Exchange, Third
and Pine streets, Nov. 27, 190G (10 a.
m.), in the matter of the proposed It
foot waterway from Lockport, III., to
St. Louis, Mo., and all persons inter
ested are invited to appear before the
board for the presentation of facts
bearing upon the necessity and desir
ability of the United States undertak
ing the proposed improvement.
"Oral statements are of value and
will be received, but important facts
and statistics should be submitted in
writing, in order that they may be
come of record in accordance with
law. Very respectfully.
"CLINTON B. SEARL.
"Liuet. Col. Corps of Engineers.
U. S. A."
Rock Island Road Believed
Have Plans to Handle
NEW COMPANY IS FORMED
Take Place of United States.
American and Others Now
New York, Nov. 14. The Tribune
says the North American Express com
pany which was incorporated in Maine
with an authorized capital of $25,000,
000 has been organized by Rock Is
land interests, it is now learned, and
is designed to operate on the lines of
the Rock Island system as well as to
carry on a general express business.
A New York dispatch says the North
American Express company, which was
incorporated in Maine several weeks
ago with a capital of $25,000,000. has
among its officers several officers of
the Rock Island-Frisco system, and it
is announced that it is the purpose of
the company to do an express business
on the Rock Island system, and a sen
I eral express business.
At present the business on the road
is handled by the United States, the
Wells-Fargo, the Pacific and the Amer
lean Express companies. Some of the
contracts expire on Jan. 1. Then it is
expected the new company will inter
Make No Statement.
Rock Island officials are not willing
to state whether or not it is their pur
pose to award all express contracts to
the new company, but such belief is
With the new company the Rock Isl
and can establish a system similar to
that on the Gould and Hill lines.
SENT TO STATE SCHOOL
Grover Beauchamp is Declared Delin
quent Boy in County Court.
Grover Beauchamp, aged 14, was de
clared a delinquent in the county court
yesterday afternoon, and committed to
the state Industrial school . at' St.
Charles by Judge E.. E. Parmenter.
The boy's mother complained that he
used profanity, was addicted to the
use of tobacco and beer, played cards,
and stayed away from home nights.
Alice Marie Eaton, aged 2, was de
clared a dependent child. She was
placed In' the custody of Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Brangan of this city.
All the news
all the time THE
At the Big Roller Rink.
Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 14, the
big roller rink will sell afternoon cou
pon books containing 10 admissions
and 10 skates for $1, this reducing the
price one-half. Evening coupon books
same as above, $2.50. Good at all ses
sions except holidays.
Cleaning, Pressing and Repairing
At Beal & Schmitt's, Illinois theater
Finest oysters and clams served on
the half shell at the Cross Country
buffet, Rock Island, the only place in
the three cities where oysters are
served in New York style. Private
dining room for parties.
Free beer at Deisenroth's saloon
Wednesday night, 1501 Fourth avenue.
Give children a remedy with a pleas
ant taste. Don't force unpleasant med
icine down their throats..' Kennedy '3
Laxative, (containing) Honey and Tar
Is most pleasant to take. Children like
It, and as a relief for colds, coughs, etc.
there is nothing better. No opiates.
Conforms to - national pure food and
The only form of food made
from wheat that is all nutri
ment is the soda cracker, and
yet the only soda cracker of
which this is really true is
soda cracker scientifically
soda cracker effectually
soda cracker ever fresh,
crisp and clean.
soda cracker good at all
0 In a dust tight.
moisture proof package.
NATIONAL" BISCUIT,' COMPANY
To Wintry winds in a Stein -Block Overcoat. We've
got the extreme Hare skirt if you aie looking for
the full etfeet, but all are trim, Himg and warm.
All wool, fine tailored
Light and Dark
$18, and $20.
THAT THE INSTALLATION OF A HEATING PLANT IN
YOUR HOME WILL NOT PROVE DISAPPOINTING. THERE
IS NOTHING ABOUT THE BOILER OR RADIATOR WE CON
TEMPLATE USING THAT WON'T PLEASE YOU. WE PRIDE
OURSELVES UPON THE GOOD REPUTATION THAT THE
"IDEAL" BOILER ENJOYS, AND YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY
SAFE WHEN ONE IS INSTALLED IN YOUR HOME. THE
COLD WINTER IS FAST APPROACHING NOW, AND IT IS
TIME TO BEGIN THE WORK OF INSTALLATION.
Channon (Si Dufva,
112 West Seventeenth Street. ;" Both Phoneai
HAYE HOUSE PLEDGED
FOR LOCAL OPTION
Illinois Anti-Saloon League Issues
Statement Predicting Success.
State Superintendent Houghton of
the Illinois Anti-Saloon league stated
at Springfield yesterday .that the local
option law advocates would control the
house in the next legislature, and that
the only thing the friends of local op
tion had to fear was the senate. Of
the. house 72 candidates endorsed by
the anti-saloon league 53 republicans,
1G democrats and three prohibitionists
were elected, while of those whojn
the league opposed only 29 have been
elected 13 republicans and 1G demo
crats. Mr. Houghton said a public
understanding had been had with
Speaker Shurtleff that If reelected he
would not oppose the local option bill.
Finish Survey This Week.
The surveyors for the Rock Island
Southern running a line between this
city and Monmouth are expected to
reach Milan by Saturday night. They
will not come any further, as it is
planned to come into Rock Island over
the lines of the Tri City Railway com
pany. Two other lines will be run, one
through Alexis and the other through.
Aledo. The company will then decide
which of the three is the most feasible.
Famous Strike Breakers.
The most famous strike breakers In
the land are Dr. King's New Life Pills.
When liver and bowels go on strike
they quickly settle the trouble, and the
purifying work goes right on. Best
cure for constipation, headache and
dizziness. 25c at Ilartz & Ullemeyer's,
Good for everything a salve Is used
for and especially recommended for
piles. That ts what we say of De
Witt's Witch Hazel salve. On the mar
ket for year and a standby In thou
sands of families. Get DeWitt's. SoiJ
by all druggists.
IV oi a drop
Doctors prescribe very lit:le, if any; alco
hol these days. They prefer strong tonics
and alteratives.-Tbis is all in keeping with
modern nodical science.-' It explains why
Ayer's Sirsaparilla is now made entirely
free frofh alcohol. Ask your doctor.
We havfe no scrrout I W puliluh J. C. Aw Co,
I drug law. Sold by all druggists.
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