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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 1907.
DOCTOR IN HOUSE
But He Came in Through the
Window and the Police
Were Called Upon
AT HOME OF J. A. KEPHART
Man Giving His Name as C. A. Wal
lace Arrested and Proves to Be
a Shady Customer.
An arrest which promises to be one
of some importance was made about
10 o'clock last evening by Chief of Po
lice Eckhart and Officer Keli. A cail
caini from the residence of J. A. Kcp
hart, HSU Fifth avenue, saying that a
man had been captured prowling about
the house. C. A. Wallace, whom it de
velops has relatives in Minneaolis,
was arrested. He gave several stories
in support of his presence in the build
ing, one to the effect that he had a
friend rooming there, another that ho
had strayed into the wrong house, and
this morning he states that he was
crazy drunk and did not know what h-
Uy Utters found at Kephart's resi
dence this morning during an investi
gation made by the chief, it develops
that Wallace is a physician, but by his
own account drink lias been his ruin.
The Utters found also t.-nd to convoy
the idt a that the doctor has been en
gaged in some rather shady deals, in
which he used samples and the guisi
of a traveling agent to gain admittance
to houses, lie has a daughter in I'eori i
and a brother in Minneapolis.
Srcurcil NulliitiK Here.
Nothing of importance was stolen
from the Kephart residence, the owne.
being awakened shortly alter Wallace
had gained admittance. Entrance 'o
ihe house was made f.irough a window.
The man is being held at the police
Slmiirni ami wiriii-r tonight nul
J. M. Mli:itli:U, I. ut lroii'r.
Teiiix-r:i lire ill 7 II. in. .'7: lit ,l:'.W
p. in., 7.. Minimum Irimx raiiiri- iu Inxt
lit hour. 70; minimum. 51. VrUirHy of
wind nt 7 a. in., ! iiiHi-n -r hour. Maso
of vHtrr, I.S ii full of .2 Stmt.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
The Regis again at McCabe's.
Money to loan. Beecher Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Kerler & Co. renovate mattresses.
For bus, baggage, express, call Robb'6
For bus or express, Spencer & Trefz.
Brown's Business college opens Sept. 2.
Go to Le Claire on steamer W. V.
Supplies furnished free at Brown's
Day school at Brown's Business col
lege begins Monday, Sept. 2.
The fall term at Brown's Business
college begins Monday, Sept. 2.
Night school opens Monday, Sept. 2a,
7 p. in. Brown's Business college.
Let Krell & Siemon do your furnace
and tin work; 131C Third avenue.
Office open all day, also evenings till
0 o'clock. Brown's Business college.
Barney Oldlield against time at the
HaveniKH t mile track Sunday afternoon
A pleasant afternoon's ride to Lo-
Claire Friday on steamer W. W. at
3: 15 p. m.
i-ewis faingie Binder costs more
than other 5 cent cigars. Smoktrs
Down go the prices and out go the
wash suits and dresses at McCabe's.
Note the cut prices.
A big new stock of the Regis corset
now ready at McCabe's, and the same
introductory prices will continue.
Be on hand Thursday at at Mc
Cabe's and save a dollar. Those $2
white lawn waists go at an even dollar.
A saving of 50 to 75 cents to you on
each pair on the clean up of ladies' ox
fords for balance of thi.s week at Mc
Cabe's. Races at the Davenport mile track to
morrow and Friday. Trains leave Rock
Island depot every 15 minutes after 12
The members of the West End Su'i
day school had a picnic at Long View
park yesterday afternoon, which was
See Barney Oldlield in his 'Green
Dragon" at the Davenport mile track
Sunday afternoon. Races start at 2:30.
Admission, 5" cents.
See them go at the Davenport mile
track tomorrow and Friday. Big field
of good horses entered. Trains leave
every 15 minutes after 12 o'clock.
Afternoon excursion to Le Claire on
steamer W. W., Friday, Aug. 2 5.
Leaves Rock Island at 3:15 p. m. re
turns at 7:30 p. in. Fare only 35 cents.
This evening at the Broadway Pres
byterian church Mr. Epsey of Chicago
STOPPED THE LOAD
Arthur Kautz, Son of Blue Grass,
Iowa, Grocer, is Serious
SHOT FIRED AT BOVINE
Citizens Were Trying to Kill Cow That
Escaped From Burning Car and
Had Proved Dangerous.
Arthur Kautz, aged 20 and son of
Clans Kautz, the Bluegrass, Iowa gro
cer, is at Mercy hospital, Davenport,
iu a critical condition as a result of
stopping a charge of heavy shot that
was intended for a wild cow. The ac
cident occurred last night near Blue-
glass. Kautz received 40 or 50 pel
lets in his chest and abdomen and
grave fears of lockjaw, in case he sur
vives the shock, are entertained.
Sunday a stock train on the Rock
Island road took fire from a spar.-i
fiom the engine and two car loads M
hogs and one of cattle were practically
consumed when a stop was made at
Bluegrass. Some of the cattle wer
saved by breaking iu the side of the
car r.nd have since been reaming at
large. One of the animals proved t'j
uo dangerous and cnased a numocr ti
people who passed it in the road.
Last evening the people of Bluegrass
decided to take matters into their ov i
hands and disjtose of the animal. A
posse armed with shot guns and rilles
tarted a hunt and soon had the beasi
surrounded. Someone on the opposite
side from Kautz fired a charg?
from a shot gun iust its the bovine
moved and tin load took effect in thJ
young man, who was working m close
looking for a chance to get in a shot.
The victim was hurried to Daven
port and every means resorted to to
iv e his life.
At last reports the cow was still ;;t
Is Your Watch
watch goes wrong sometimes--Bring
it here for
our expert attention.
Do Your Eyes
Trouble You ?
Consult our optician. No
charge for the advice of
A Good Investment.
The greatest health regulator is a
bottle of good beer taken with meals. I w ill give an illustrated lecture on so;-
cross-country is me nest omainanie. : ucmem hoik in which ue is engage i
Telephone West S!) old. or fioS9 new.
ROCK ISLAND BREWING CO.
Hegel says there was no ad
vancement in philosophy from
the time of Aristotle to that of
The track is In fine condition and th
horses are fast. Better attend tomor
row and Friday. Trains leave for the
Davenport mile track every 15 minutes
Qlaficr 12 o'clock
I do job printing that will suit the
lost particular and deliver it at the
time promised. C. J. Smith, proprietor
!of Martin's old stand, 119' East Sev
The Willing Helpers' society of the
! Swedish Lutheran church will give
lawn sociable at Long View park Wed
nesday afternoon and evening. Tick
jets, 10 cents.
A big remnant sale of white goods
commencing Thursday morning at Mc
Cabe's. Also a lot of half pairs of lace
w! curtains at 50 cents should prove won-
OF TV0 SALOONS
Henry Knockemus and Peter De Smet
Violate Ordinances and
Down and Out
DOWN, down go the prices and cut go
the wasrt suits and dresses.
We were never more determined to sell
every garment in these lines. At the prices
we are quoting you really need another
vash dress this season ' or you can save
good money by buying for next.
flf even, 50c buys a few white linnette wash
suits that have sold at $3.00 to $4.00.
mi OH fc larvn wash suits
00 fr sl0-0Gwhite,awn Besses, trimmed
("SO 3t tni3 Price we nave a fine assort-
ment of beautiful white lawns and
mulls worth $15.00 to $20.00. We add to the 59.60
line handsome linen dresses, embroidered in flowers
and fruit patterns, formerly $23.50 and $25.00, now
A Collapse in Shirt Waist Prices
Of course you want a waist, and you
can have a half a dozen at the low prices
without spending much money. In addi
tion to the waists at 94c, $1.49, etc.,
on Thursday at 2:30 we will sell 100
white lawn waists, $2.00 values, at an even
Be right on hand at the stroke of the
clock and save a dollar.
'T'O crowd our hosiery section Thurs
day we will sell about 40 dozen
women's imported lace, gauze and em
broidered stockings, regular price 50c
per pair, at 29c but little above half
At 3 o'clock, Thursday and
Friday, each day, women's 15c fast
black hose, double heels and toes, per
pair, 8c. None at wholesale.
YEOMEN'S Kid Oxfords, paten1
cr plain tips, flexible soles, 60
pairs at a saving of from 50 to 75c to
you, Thursday, Friday and Saturday,
per pair, $1.00.
Men's Oxfords, about 43 pairs, were
$2.50 and $2.00, to close this lot quick
we say Thursday. Friday and Saturday,
per pair, $1.50.
Cakes for Weddings, Birthdays,
Parties, etc., made to order by the
EACH time we receive a fresh shipment
of the now celebrated Regis Cor
sets we marvel at the rapidity with which
they disappear, and each time we double
our orders for the next shipment. We
must confess that the last time we ordered
we felt some misgivings about a possible
overstock as our order was so large, but
the Regis has made so many friends that a
few notices in the papers soon cleared
them out, and the sizes were badly broken
inside of two weeks and by the end of the
third veek the stock was all shot to pieces.
It takes 30 days to fill an order and 7 to 10
days en route, making many disappoint
ments for the past four weeks to wearers
of the glonous Regis Corsets, but history
repeats itself and we are going to repeat
our former sales on the Regis, a big new
stock is now here, and here are the prices
for another sale: t
The $1.50 Regis Corsets for $1.00
The $2.00 Regis Corsets for $1.50
The $2.50 Regis Corsets for $2.00
The $5.00 Regis Corsets for $3.50
Be prompt to secure your size and the style best
adapted to your figure. Come Thursday or as soon
thereafter as possible. If you buy a Regis once you
will wear no other.
Half pairs of Lace
Curtains, each 50c
"REST patterns and styles cf lace curtains to
be found In this big clean-up of single lace
curtains, most of them have been used as sam
ples, they get a little mussed and somewhat
soiled, for a qulsk clearance we offer single cur
tains worth up lo $5.00 a pair, each at 50c.
1000 yards l?Az coin spot white curtain
swiss all day Thursday, if they last, at yd 7ic.
Henry Knockemus, who lias been con
ducting a saloon at 1701 Fourth ave
nue, was relieved of his license today.
Knockemus, it is charged, has been iu
the habit for several months of main
taining vo:i:en in the wine rooms at
his saloon, and he has been warned
many times about it. Peter De Smut,
who has been conducting a saloon at
J22! Fourth avenue, also was relieved
of his license. Within the lust few
months He Sniot's saloon has been the
scene of many drunken rows. Chief
Eckhart says he intends to enforce the
wine room ordinance.
Big Remnant Sale of
5cf 10c and 15c a yard
"JlNE o'clock Thursday morning all the rem
nants of white goods remaining from a won
derfully active white goods season, among the
leading lines are remnants of India Linons, Nain
sooks, Persian Lawns. Dotted Swisses, etc., etc.,
also some French Ginghams and Linen Suitings
in the lot, a great chance at 5c 10c nd 15c
Housefurnishings--Special for Thursday
"REST white porcelain Slop Jars, with cover
and bale, $1.25 value each, Thursday
White porcelain Ewers and Basins, on sale
Thursday, pair, 89c.
Hard wood Tcwel Rollers, Thursday while
they last, each 2c.
The Little Gem Toaster, for gas or gasoline
stoves, each, 25 c.
Combination Fruit Press, Potato Rlcer and
Lemon Squeezer, regular 25c seller, Thursday
1 1 -
Kayser $2 and $2.50 Long Silk Gloves, $1.50
If you can find your size this Is an opportunity. There
are white, black, light blue, pink, brown, and gray to select
from not all sizes all at $1.50 pair
Thursday Domestic Bargains
Mill ends Hope Bleached Muslin at 2 o'clock, 7icyd.
Nameless fine brown Muslin worth 9c, at 3 p. m. 6c yd.
Staple checked Apron Ginghams, at 4 o'clock 5ic yd.
Knowledge is acquired slowly, (3
but the history of our business
is testimony to the fact that we
are keenly alive to the require
ments of the public in diamonds,
watches, and jewelry.
We learn, we teach, and guide
you along the smooth waters
away from the treacherous cur
rents. We are molding a full measure
It will pay you to visit Brown's Hus-
nicss school, examine its facilities,
courses of study and moderate expens
es, before deciding whore you will at
tend. Fall term opens Sept. 2.
Eight big events at the Davenport
nine track Sunday afternoon, includ
ing a race against time by Barney Old
lield in his 'Green Uragon." Races
start at 2 ::!. Band concert at 1:30.
Special trains to the grounds. Admis
sion, 50 cents.
Remember that enrollment in one of
Brown's Business colleges means mem
bership in 20 high grade schools in the
hading cities of the Mississippi val
ley, with full transfer privileges, and
without loss of time or confusion of
studies. Enroll Sept. 2.
Machine Shop and Au
In addition to our general ma
chine and repair shop, we have
added an "auto" repair depart
ment and put a competent maa
In charge who has had a thor
ough training in that line. We
solicit a share of your work, and
guarantee satisfaction. Our ma
chine shop is one of the largest
In this vicinity, and equipped
with the latest machines and
tools. Any contract or joU
work will have our best atten
tion and lowest price. No job
too small for us. Wo build
upecial machinery and assist in
ventors la completing their
Ideas. We build the Kuhnen
Stationary, Portable and Marine
Kuhner Engine and
303 to 300 Fourth street,
Rock Island, 111..'
FERRY TRAFFIC IS HEAVY
Davenport Out of Commission a Few
Hours During Morning.
The ferry Davtnpoit was laid up for
few hours this morning near the
Acme J'acket company lauding recoiv-
; repairs. The ferry was tied there
n order that the boilers might be clean
ed out, and when the engineer started
to steam up a leak was located, and
this had to be repaired before it could
be put into service. The boat made
its first trip about 10 o'clock. The
traffic over the ferries is growing great
er day by day on account of the arsenal
bridge being closed.
The steamer Dubuque of the Dia
niond Jo line which plies between here
and St. Louis will arrive tomorrow
morning at 11 o'clock. The pleasure
seekers coming up on the boat will be
shown over the three cities, and at
3:30 the steamer will return. The St.
Paul and Quincy will arrive Friday
DE SMET HEARING CONTINUED
Bail Given Participants in Yesterday's
At a hearing before Magistrate El
liott at the police station the trial of
Pete De Smet and Dave De Smet
charged with assault and battery, and
Ed Alliene, charged with resisting an
officer, was passed until 7 o'clock Mon
day night. The defendants were ad
mitted to bail, the first two in the sum
of $100 and the last named in the sum
of $.10. Alliene was arrested in com
pany with Dave De Smet.
Camille Mortier, the man injured in
the trouble at the De S.net saloon, was
not as badly off as it was at first sup
posed, therefore the charge of assault
and battery in the place of a more ser
"You say a modest woman.
what do you meau by that?"
"VV'ell, a woman who costs her taus
band less than $2,500 a year is modest
as prices go." New York World
An Excellent Opportunity.
Any bright young man wishing to
earn greater part of his expenses
through medical college should address
Lock Box C14, Chicago.
Carried It In His Head.
When four years old Mozart played
minuets and learned music with fa
cility, aud at the age of six he com
loosed a concerto for the harpsichord,
which, though written strictly In nc
cordance with the principles and tech
nic of his art, was yet so overloaded
with diihculties that It could not be
It is related that Mozart once hap
pened to put off some music that he
had been engaged to furnish for a
court concert so long that he had not
time to write out 'the part which he
himself was to perform.
The Emperor Joseph, who was of a
curious turn, chanced to be in the com
poser's studio when he asked: "Where
Is your part? I do not see it among
these sheets of music."
"Here," responded Mozart, touching
his forehead. St. Louis Republic.
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.
At this season we should eat sparing
ly and properly. We should also help
the stomach as much as possible by
the use of n little Kodol occasionally
Kddol for Indigestion and dyspepsia
will rest the stomach by actually di
gesting the food Itself. Sold by all
IMMENSE SWINE PAVILION.
owa State Fair to Have Three Acres
of Hogs Under One Roof.
The largest gwlne pavilion in the
world is the latest Iowa boast. It is
being built on the state fair grounds
t IH'S Moines and when finished will
occupy three acres under roof. The
Judging ring occupies a square almost
surrounded by pens.
This will be the center oC attraction
for the Iowa people nt their state ex
position this year, says the Clinton
Herald. Farmers interestrd in swine
reeding have been urging this im
provement a long time. Last year they
rough t 2.7)0 hogs to the exposition.
and many others were sent back for
lack of space. This Is a larger exhibit
of hogs than at all other state fairs
together. With these improvements
the Iowa state exhibit will be kept not
only nt the bead of the list, but far in
the lead of all others.
An Effective Hat,
rink and red are the contrastln
colors that are effectively ustl in a
stunniiigIiat. For the daring combina
tion the velvet is the red, while the
plumes are a faint pink, and the cher
ries are touched with both hues.
The crown of this hat is swathed
with velvet, while the brim is smooth
and plain. This is turned shandy up
at the left front, where a big bunch
of tinted cherries rest The plumes
are uncurled, one of the fashionable
freaks for the moment, and droop over
the crown o!I of the back of the
RECORD OF COURT HOUSE.
Judge R. W. Olmsted presiding.
Estate of Bernard Berry. Proof of
posting and publication of notices to
Cuardiauship of Sylvia Mae Burg-
ston. Hearing on aiuinued petition for
removal of guardianship filed July 3,
1007. Guardian, Emma Bledsoe, ap
pears in person and by attorney. Guar
dian demanded trial by jury. Denied.
Witnesses sworn and examined. Guar
dianship removed and custody of child
Conservatorship of Marshall W. Da
vid. Marshall W. David called and de
faulted. Jury empaneled and sworn.
Witnesses sworn and examined. Jury
in verdict find defendant ineompctt nt
to manage his own affairs and that a
conservator should be appointed. Oath
(.f Lyman X. Dailey taken and filed.
Bond of same in sum of $S00 tiled and
approved. Ordered that letters of con
servatorship lie issued to him.
Estate of Cordelia Robinson. Inven
tory filed and approved.
Estate of David Cramer. Claim of
B. F. Knox examined and allowed at
$'.t7. and claim of Dr. J. E. Asay at
Estate of James W. Wilson. Bond of
Arthur W. Wilson in sum of $2,000 filed
and approved. Letters of administra
tion ordered filed.
Estate of Cornelius Welsh. Petition
of James Welsh for letters of adminis
tration d. b. n. c. t. a. filed. Oath tak
en. Petition granted, upon filing of
bond in sum of $1,500.
Estate of Edward G. Tiudall. Ap
praisement bill and widow's award fil
ed and approved.
Estate of Susan A. Coleman. Depo
sition of Nannie S. Stephens, one of
the subscribing witnesses to the codicil
of said will, taken in open court in
proof of execution thereof, filed and
deemed satisfactory. Cause continued.
Estate of George Allen. Receipts of
hfirs and request to the court to ap
prove final report and close estate.
filed. Proof of heirship made.
Guardianship of Mina Pietsch. Guar
dian's final report, receipts, and release
of ward (she having arrived at the age
of her majority), filed. .Report approv
ed. Guardian discharged.
Licensed to Wed.
William J. Brown Moline
Miss Jessie Santry Teoria, 111
Miss OUda Putteeuw ..
Elmer A. Kopp
Miss Olive R. Duchardt.
Ernest J. Maimer
Miss Editn V. Stack
. . .Rock Island
. . .East Moline
Railroad to Iceland.
The Icelandic government has finally
decided to build a railroad in Icelanii.
It will be about 45 niiies long aud run
through a fertile part of the country.
It is said that a similar road-was plan
ned some years ago by an American
but it fell through. If you contemplate
buying a medicine for that poor, tirel
stomach of yours we urgently recom
mend Hostctter's Stomach Bitters, fjr
the main reason that it always cures.
It is composed of absolutely pure in
gredients and those best adapted for
strengthening the entire digestive sys
tem, and for curing poor appetit?,
belching, bloating, headache, dyspep
sia, indigestion, costivencss, bilious
ness, female ills, cramps, .diarrhoea, or
malaria, fever and ague. Try a bott'o
today and see for your self how rauci
good it. will do you. Insist on having
Expert manicuring, shampooing and
thorough treatment of Ihe hair an I
scalp given by Mrs. Sol Levi, 736 Sev
enteenth street. Old phone west 7S6K.
HAD AN AWFUL TIME.
But Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy Cured Him.
It is with pleasure that I give you
this unsolicited testimonial. About a
year ago when I had a severe case of
measles I got caught out in a hard rain
and the measles settled in my stomach
and bowels. I had an awful time, and
had it not been for the use of Cham
berlain's colic, cholera and d'arrhoea
remedy, I could not have possib!y lived
but a few hours longer, but thanks to
this remedy I am now strong and well.
I have written the above through sim
ple gratitude, and I shall always speak
a good word for this remedy. Sam H.
Gwin, Concord, Ga. For sale by all
Remedy for Diarrhoea Never Known
"I want to say a few words for Cham
berlain's colic, cholera and diarrhoea
remedy. I have used this preparation
in my family for the past five years,
and have recommended it to a number
of people in York county, and have
never known it to fail to effect a cure
in any instance. I feci that I cannot
say too much for the best remedy of
the kind in the world." S. Jemisoa,
Spring Grove, York county, Pa. This
remedy is for sale by all druggists.
Registration Day, Tuesday, Sept. 3
Business Depart nts
Catalogue and detail information cheerfully furnished.
Pres. Dr. Gustav Andreen.
New, 5550. Phones Old, West 246