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THE ARGUS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 1907.
ALL BUT ONE CHARGE AGAINST
LOONEY AND OTHERS HELD GOOD
Indictment for Conspiracy to
Indict Quashed Because of
MUST ANSWER TO FOUR
Will be Tried for Conspiracy to Brib'i
and Extort, Bribery, and Ex
tortion, at Coming Term.
for criminal libel. Motions to quasi
ha vo born filed in thce rases, but havj
not been taken up by the court.
Judge Craves stated yesterday aftei
noon that Judge flest has intimatd
that he may not be here to open the
September term, and if is possible tint
Judge Graves will be back again an 1
preside here for a time in the absenc?
of Judge Gest.
Judge Graves at the conclusion or
the business before him yesterday af
ternoon, adjourned the May term of
All of the indictments against John
Looney and others, except one for con
spiracy to indict, were held by Judge
Giaves yesterday afternoon to be goo 1
and Looney will have to stand tibl t
all of the charges, including bribery,
conspiracy to extort, conspiracy !:
bribe, and extortion. In each of I lies.
cases the judge held one or more of
the counts of the indictment to
good, and one count is sufficient
command trial. This also applies
C. V. Xeal of Davenport and W.
C'atton of California if tbev can
brought here on extradition papers.
Hut Our 1m tuiMi4'il.
While some of the counts iir;
quashed, this is of little material dif
ference, for if conviction is secured ,ui
any one count, the full penally unde:
the offense chatged is carried with it
It is the policy of the state in till im
pel taut criminal cases, says State's At
torney Scott, to make a number of
counts in each indictment, the different
counts making the same charge in dif
ferent phraseology. This is done f u
tile purpose of thoroughly covering t';c
technical points, it being expected tlt.u
not all of the wordings will be found
satisfactory to the court, while if one
or more of the counts are held goo I.
the purpose of the indictment is ful
filled. In the one case in which the indict
ment was entirely quashed, th t
against Looney and Cnmille Morti
for conspiracy to indict, the fault was
in the failure to use the word malie
iotisly in one count, and in the oth:'V
a like technicality made it insufficient.
State's Attorney Scott states that he
intends to bring the matter in vol v .i
in the quashed indictment before the
next grand jury, and the accused m-.y
i ill have to answer to this charge.
HuliiiK of Court.
Judge Graves, as stated yesterda,
hehl one count of the indictment f v
bribery to be good. In the indictment
tor conspiracy to extort two counts
were sustained by the court, and the
motion relative to them denied. Only
one count of the conspiracy to bribe
was found to be faulty hy the judge,
aud the other three stand. In the ie.
dictment charging the attempted ev
tortion of $Hii from S. M. Arndt. the
first count was held sufficient, and tho
motion relative to other counts wa:;
allowed and the counts quashed.
An Knrly Trlnl.
It is expected that the Looney cas.
will be among the first criminal cas
to be held at the September term ot
the circuit court, which opens th
third Monday of next month. In ad
tion to the indictments passed on yes.
terdav. there are 27 indictment'
against Looney and William Dilwort'i
IN ANY ADJUSTMENT
Conference on Davenport Situation Re
suits in Mutual Understand
ing as to Rock Island
was not its province or intent to med
dle in the enforcement of the Iow.i
law, or to presume to suggest any line
of policy in dealing with the peculi:'.'
situation that has developed in that
city. The sense of the Rock Island
committee was made plain that in the
enforcement of law all interests aimel
at should be treated alike, be amenable
to the same penalties and awarded the
same redress if any is admissable n't
der the law. In this sentiment tlv;
Davenport gentlemen fully concurred.
The war has divided Davenport inu
two factions. This evening a big meet
ing at Turner hall wth a street para.ie
and other imposing features will be
held by business men and others v!i:i
will protest against the prosecution of
saloons in general and Sunday closing
in particular. The Davenport W. C. T.
U. has asked the churches of the ci'.v
that have prayer meeting this evening
to pray for the enforcement of tv-.
The conference of delegations of rep
resentative citizens of Uock Island and
Davenport at the Commercial duo
rooms in Davenport at 1 o'clock yes
terday afternoon to consider the preje
ilicial effect so far as Hock Island i;
concerned of the Xeal crusade in Dav
enport, resulted in a mutual under
statidng. The joint committee includ
ed the heads of both cities. Mayor
Schaffer of Kock Island and Mayor
Hecker of Davenport, the former ma .
ors, Meilill of Kock Island and Kicke
and linker of Davenport, together wiili
'he presidents of the commercial club.;.
Dr. G. L. Kysi. r of the Kock Island
"dub and Wilson McClelland of tin
Davenport club, and other represent -iive
citizens of both cities. Otto 1 1 i
iier on behalf of the Kock Island Brew
ing company stated that the informa
tion had come to him that there w.i?
talk of a compromise on the linmr
it nation in Davenport, on a basis thr.t
might prove a discrimination agaiie-t
Kock Island, and in the same connection
presented some inside information is
to the cause of Nenl s personal ani
mosity toward the Kock Island Brew
ing company. Mr. Iluner ten that anv
settlement that might be made shoul 1
bo fair to all interests alike and with
out sectional distinction so far as tin
three cities are concerned. In the dis
cussion that followed the assurance
was given by the Davenport represen
tatives that so lar as their efforts h.i 1
gone and so far as their influence ha 1
been exerted due consideration ha'i
been taken of the outside brewery in
terests and that no compromise would
be considered involving discriminalio
of any sort, although it was state!
that Xeal had made the remark th
regardless ot what might be t lie out
come of his present course of policy.
he had a personal grievance again..!
the Kock Island Brewing compnir
that he would always carry and tha
he would alwavs fight the instituti ia
The conference was entirely inform
al in its nature rind naturally could ac
complish nothing in view of the situ
at ion in Davenport beyond an under
standing that there would lie no (lis
crimination against Kock Island Ir
any adjustment which the Daven
port committee might countenance
the position of the Kock
land committee being made that
Henry C. Glanz. one of the old an !
well known residents of llampto:.
township, died at his home in I lamp
ton village yesterday morning at '.i
o'clock of cancer. ih had been be.l
fast but three days. lie was a vetera-i
of the civil war and a charter member
of the Hampton post of the G. A. K
Mr. Glanz was born Jan. 'jr., 18:51. at
Jello. Prussia. He came to America in
isr.o aud located at Baltimore, wher
April 11. 1N.";: he was united in mat
riage with Miss Klenora Adams, l he
family removed to Hampton Nov. 2S
lsr.t; and had made their home there
iiice. Besides the wife four childivi
survive. l hey are .Mrs. inan.-s
Young of Monument, Kan.; Charles -.i
home; Mrs. Frank liaumbach of Kock
Island, and Mrs. Kmil Henline of Can
ton. 111. There are also 13 grandebi'
dren and 1 great grandchildren. Mr
Glanz enlisted at the beginning of tin:
civil war under Captain Patrick Kelly
with Company D of the !Hh Illinois
cavalry and served throughout th-:
struggle. The funeral will be held to
morrow morning at ! o'clock at tin
Hampton Catholic church. Father Flan
niiran being in charge. Interment will
be made at Hampton.
George Sample, one of the old resi
dents of the county, died last night at
the soldiers' home at Quincy. where he
had been for some time. Mr. Sample
was adjudged insane here about two
years ago, and was committed to the
Watertown hospital. About a yearagi
he was removed from the hospital to
the soldiers' home. Mr. Sample's men
tal unbalance, it will be remembered
was the result of a blow on the hea;
with a brick, received in the fight
Fulton incident to the removal of tin
head offices of the Modern Woodmen
to this city. Mr. Sample was employer
as a guard at the county jail under
Sheriff Cralle. and for some time serv
ed as constable. His home formerly
was in Rural township. He was a mem
ber of Buford post, G. A. R., of this
city, and of the V. V. V. He was about
C2 years of age. The remains are to
be brought to Moline and the funeral
will be in charge of the G. A. R.
HOME WILL BE HERE
First Savings Bank Insurance
Company Now in Process
ROCK ISLAND HEADQUARTERS
Paul Kersch One of Local Men Promot
ing the Venture CapTlal Stock
to be $100,000.
A prospectus has been issued by the
First Savings Bank Life Insurance
company of Illinois, a new venture :n
-the insurance field which is in process
of formation and which when read
for business will have us headquarters
in Rock Island. The men at the head
of the company are Paul Kersch. wh.i
has been district manager of the Mu-
lual Life in this city for 15 years, Mil
ton Denney. prominently connected
with the Mutual, Aetna and Rquitab!.'
at Chicago for over 20 years, ami
lames L. Ferguson, formerly of th-;
(irm of Charles II. Ferguson & Son of
Chicago, general agents for the Mutual.
For the past seven years Mr. Fergu
son has been general agent and man
ager for noi l hern Illinois for the Pru-
lential Insurance company of Amend
W ill Sell All Stork.
It is announced that the capital
stock will be $Ki0,nnu with $."n.nno sur
plus. Before the company begins busi
ness the entire stock will be sold at
the uniform rate of $iri per share
$lnn.(liHl will be deposited according io
law with the state of Illinois as a pe--
manent guarantee fund, and the other
$r,0.0MU will be the working capital jf
There will be no promotion stock
and no promotion fees of anv kind.
Business will be established simultau
eously in Illinois and Iowa. Policies
will be issued in amounts from $."it0 ;o
$."(,t)0(l on the whole life, limited pa;.
ment life and endowment forms on th'!
annual dividend plan.
It is stated that a large portion of
the stock has already been subscribed
for. Mr. Denney is the treasurer.
TWELFTH STREET GETTING
NEARLY ALL THE TRAFFIC
Newly Completed Improvement Muc'i
Appreciated by those Who Travel
to City From South.
Kennedy's Laxative Cough Syrup
acts gently upon the bowels and clears
the whole system of coughs and colds.
Ir promptly relieves inflammation of
the throat and allays irritation. Sold
by all druggists.
As was predicted when the improv
ment of Twelfth street was begun by
thi' Cemetery Road Improvement asso
elation the heavy trnllic has large!
It en diverted to lhat thoroughfar
from Xinth street, now that the wor
is done. Drivers naturally prefer to
climb the little hills; south of the cem
etery and have good goirig the remain
der of the way rather than subject
their horses and vehicles to the strain
ai.d wear t hat the irregularities cf
Xinth street still imposes, notwith
standing that th" latter has been
patched up considerably. The Twelfth
street road will stand its share of
travel but if it is forced to bear prac
tically all the heavy teaming to and
from this city it will be bound to suf-
fer. It is to be hoped that the Ninth
street paving plans will he kept mov
ing and that the city provide for fur
ther improvements beyond the limns
at an early date.
Best Yet Plan
Forty of the most beautiful lots in South Rock
Island will be sold on terms the most liberal
ever offered to the people of this vicinity.
If you get sick you don't pay.
If you lose your job you don't pay.
If you need the money for anything else you don't pay.
These lots lie just south of Aiken street, and between Fifteenth and Seventeenth streets. THEY ARE
WITHIN EASY WALKING DISTANCE OF THE STREET CARS AND THE NEW FACTORY DIS
TRICT. Yet they are upon the crest of the hill, where the air is fresh and the water is pure.
The smallest lot in the bunch has a frontage of 45 feet and a depth of 127 feet. Most of them
are large. .Every lot is level.
PRICE AND TERMS
The Price: Most of them $300. A few at $325
The Terms: $25 cash down and the balance any
time within five years.
Interest at 6 per cent, to be paid semi-annually.
Purchaser not obliged to pay anything but interest and taxefor five years.
Privilege is given to buyer of paying as much as he chooses on any interest date.
When one-half of principal sum is paid, the lot will be deeded to purchaser, complete abstract of
title furnished, and five years' additional time given upon the urpaid balance.
Can you ask for anything more? t . '
You can't lose. Investigate before al are sold.
Inquire of . f
HARRY II. HUBBARD.
1805 SECOND AVENUE.
E. W. ROBINSON,
SOUTH ROCK ISLAND.
Bigf guns when it comes
NOT A MOSQUIT , NOT A BUG.
JUST SHADY NOOKS AND COOL BREEZES TO FAN
THE BROWS OF THE PANTING THRONGS.
TOMORROW IS THE BIG DAY.
MOTHERS. IT'S A CRIME TO LET THE CHILDREN SUF
FER WITH THE HEAT IN THE CITY, WHEN WE OFFER
YOU SUCH A PLACE OF AMUSEMENT TO COME TO.
BRING THE CHILDREN OUT HERE ON A PICNIC BE
FORE SCHOOL OPENS.
Miss Ilattie Tremann has returned
home from an extended eastern trip.
L. F. Cralle leaves this evening for
Alpena. S. D. where he expects ;-j
spend ahont two months.
The Misses Adeline and Alt in Kp
ling of Waveily. 111. are guests of MUs
Sue Titterington of 2.r.10 Eighth avenue,
Mrs. W. L. Ayers. who has been vis
iting at Levada, Ohio, for the past
three weeks will return home this eve
Christian Koch returned home from
Canada las evening where he spent
his vacation looking after his land in
A. T. Kahlke. for some time located
in the west has arrived in the ci
from a southern trip. lie will soon
take up his duties as sales manager tit
the Rock Island Plow company.
Miss Mary K. Roche, accompanied by
Miss A. L. Cullen of Chicago, left last
evening for a trip through the east
visiting Washington, Philadelphia, At
lantic City, and Hoston, and will be
gone several weeks.
For Picnic at Meeting of Rock Island
'At the regular meeting of the Uoelj
sland lodge of KIks tomorrow nigh'.
plans for the picnic to he held hy the
members Sunday will he completed
md a large attendance is desired. Ap
plications for membership will also he
acted on. The picnic Sunday is to ir
held at Petersen's island, and tii
t earner Pearson and barge have hee:i
hartered to take the 151 Us to the is
land, leaving, here at S:0. The picnic
is to he a stag affair, for members of
the lodge only. The committee in
charge has made elaborate plans fo
the day, and these will he reported to
the lodge tomorrow night.
Take a Trolley
Licensed to Wed.
George W. Streetor
New Rockford, X. D
Julia Busch Rock Island
Herman Wallach Kewane.
Catherine May Murphy Kewane;.'
Lest You Forget
DON'T be afraid to come, BECAUSE
It Don't Hurt a Bit"
1715 2nd Ave.
ARTIN, Rock Island, 111.
The Limit of Life.
The most eminent medical scientists
are unanimous in the conclusion that
the generally accepted limitation of
human life is many years below the
attainment possible with the advance
knowledge of which the race Is now
possessed. The critical period, that
determines its duration, seems to be
between CO and GO; the proper care of
the bodv during this decade cannot be
too strongly urged; carelessness thn
heiner fatal to longevity. Xature's best
helper after 50 is Electric Bitters, th
scientific tonic medicine that revlta
i7es every organ of the body. Guar
anteed by W. T. Hartz, druggist. 301
Twentieth street. 50c.
DeWitt's Kidney aud Bladder Pills
are best for backache and weak kid
neys; Sold by all druggists.
0 MAKE FINAL PLANS
BEGINS A DAMAGE SUIT
Theophil Claeys Plaintiff in Action
Against Interurban Company.
Theophil Claeys has commenced a
suit in the eiicui' court Tor 2.('Oi dam
ages against the Moline, East Moline &
Watertown Railway company. The
piincipe for a summons was filed in
the clerk's office yesterday afternoon
by V. R. Moore of Moline. represent
ing the plaintiff.
FALLS FROM LOW SCAFFOLD
S. Durling Suffers Fracture of
Ben S. Durling a carpenter whose
home is at S10 Eleventh avenue, was
injured in a fall at a new building
near Paulsen's brick yard in South
Rock Island this morning. He tumbl' 1
off a scaffold and though dropping but
a few feet, collided -with a carpenter's
"horse" in such a manner that he frac
tured and dislocated his left ankle. He
was taken home and given surgical at
Free Baby Day Free.
During evey Friday a sitting of your
baby and one cabinet picture will be
given to you, free. In lots of one dozen
cr more, our $4 cabinets for $3; our
cabinets for $2, etc., etc. Have some
good pictures of your baby.
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy, Better than
"Three years ago we had three doc
tors with our little boy, and everything
that they could do seemed in vain. At
last when all hope seemed to bo gone
we began using Chamberlain s coiic.
cholera and diarrhoea remedy, and In
a few hours he began to improve. To
day he Is as healthy a child as parents
could wish for." Mrs. B. J. Johnston,
Linton, Miss. For sale by all druggists
Rather tmiRh when you come home from work
and foul your house H"lnpr up in smoke. It isn't
iiuito e l:ul If the house and contents are. fully
insured, for then you have something to fall
hack on. What a fatal mistake some make by
allowing their insuraii'-e policies to lapse! The
premium falls duo when there are other lwUs
pressing and It is not paid put oft for another
week or mouth. Then something: happens there
is a lire the home is in ashes and tin-re is noth
ing eoiriing from the insurance company! How
many have had sueh an experience?
Vou lctter think twice before you skip an
insurance payment, eit her life or lire. It's usual
ly not larife amount and easily horrowcH from
us. if yon lind yourself short. Think of t lie pos
sible suffering of yourself nml family before you
let your policy lapse. It's easy to Ket the money
of us where friends may fail you.
We loan from $1" up, privately, on household
furniture, pianos, horses. waKons. cows, etc., mid
the property remains in your possession. Iaiw
rates, easy payments and plenty of lime to pay.
Can, write or telephone us now.
Fidelity Loan Co
MiTt nni.i, & i.vmu: hmh k, room 38,
Office hours, 8 a. m.to 6 p. m., and Satur
day evenings. Telephoone west 514; new tele
Chronic Rheumatism Cured.
Dr. H. B. Hettinger, Indianapolis,
Ind., says: "For Beveral months after
spraining my ankle I was Beverely af
flicted with rheumatism. I finally tried
Detchen's Mystic Cure for rheumatism,
and In four days could walk without
my cane; two bottles cured me sound
and well. I take great pleasure in rec
ommending the Mystic Cure to all who
are afflicted with rheumatism." Sold
by Otto Grotjan, 1501 Second avenue,
Rock Island; Gust Schlegel & Son,
220 Weat Second street, Davenport.
Need Money? See Us.
We make a specialty of loaning money to people who have no bank
credit, yet are tmtitled to the smie consideration as those who have.
Our terms are as fair as the bankers' and just as confidential. We give
you the same accommodation that the bank does your employer.
We honestly believe or w wouldn't put our names to it that our
plan of loaning money confidentially on house hold goods, pianos, or
gans, wagons, fixtures, etc., is the ONLY "square deal" ever offered to
the people with limited means.
Kemeraber, if you cannot call, there are still connecting links be
tween us the mails, telephone. Write or telephone, and we will send
our agent prepared to hand you the money "on the spot,"
MUTUAL LOAN CO..
Peoples National Bank Bid Telephone, Old Weet 122.
Room 411, Rock Island III. Office hours, 8 a. m. to I p ow
Open Wednesday and Saturday Evenings, to p. m.