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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 18. 1907.
STOLE A LAUNCH
Is Charge to Which Three Boys
Now at Police Station Must
Answer in Court.
OWNED BY CHIEF HASTINGS
Craft is Recovered, But Brass Equip
ment is Gone Officers Are Seek
ing a Fourth Boy in Case.
The theft of nothing less than a 20
foot gasoline launch belonging to
Chief Hastings of the tire department
is the charge on which three boy.;
are being held at the police station
awaiting a preliminary hearing, ami a
fourth is being sought by the police
in Davenport. The three lads und.'-r
arrest are Harry Cerabeiulter. Harry
Foster and Frank Matous, all ranging
between 15 and 1G years of age. They
were arrested this morning in Daven
port by OtHcers Schramm and Ilramer,
and brought to this side and turned
over to the Rock Island police.
Took l.uuDi h Suiuluy.
It is claimed that the boys took lh'
launch Sunday atlcrnoon about
and have been using it in riding n.j
and down the river since then. The
launch was found this morning on th"
Davenport leveo, between Hock Isla.id
and Iowa streets. The boy had "skin
lied" the launch of all removable bras.,
parts, worth in all between $17 and
$20, and it is for this particular offens.
that the fourth boy is being sought.
Wnn Fine Craft.
The stolen launch is one which Chief
Hastings built himself, at a cost of be
tween $115 and $l"u besides his owv
labor. The launch is one of tho fa.t
crafts on the river.
The lads are suspected of having
stolen two coils of rope from the deck
of the liattie Darling also. They will
be given a hearing tonight or t -morrow.
was notified today and will arrive tu
the city this evening to take care of
C. H. Perrin.
C. H. Perrin, brother of Mrs. Wil
liam Arnold of this city, and for sev
eral terms alderman of the Fourth
ward, Molino, died last evening at 8
o'clock at his home on Fifteenth
street, Moline, from paralysis, with
which he was stricken Sept. 9. Mr.
Perrin was born in 1S45 in Massaehu
sets. and when a young man removed
to Gene.eo. later coining to Moline,
33 years ago. He was employed ?s
purchasing agent for Deere & Co. and
the Moline Plow company, and latr
was connected with the Marshall-Be'i
nett Organ company. In recent years
he had engaged in the insurance and
real estate business. He is surviv3i
by his second wife, two sons and a
daughter. The funeral will be held
tomorrow afternoon, and the remains
will be taken to Geneso for burial.
DRUGGED A GIF!
Essie Davis, Aged 15, Found in
a Stupor in a Fifteenth
Street Saloon, Moline.
A BARTENDER IS ARRESTED
Charne, of Abduction Referred to
Grand Jury Was Given Glass
of Wine and a Qigaret.
THE W EAT 11 Ell.
shimrrN tonlKlit; Thuriiy, fair antl
J. M. MlKIIIL'.lt, l.nval Foreeaater.
Temperature at 7 a. in., SS; tit CltHO
p. in.. MS. MiikIimiiim temperature in lnxt
21 bourn. Ml minimum. (1.1. Yrloeitj- f
wlntl ut 7 a. m.. tl in Ilex per Iiotir. Staic
nt water. :. fret, a rlmv of .1 foot. I're
I'luitaUou In Lint 21 liuurtt. ..".It iucliex.
Arthur Gobel, a peddler who has
lived in the city at intervals for tho
last eight years, died this morning at
9:40 at the home of E. B. Atkinson,
219 Twenty-first street. Death result
ed from asthma and complication?
with which he had been ailing fo
three or four months. He had bee.i
seriously ill since Saturday.
Mr. Gobel has no relatives living "i
this city and little is known of hi-i
life. His moth-, a brother and sev
eral sisters survive him, and a broth u-
Rocx Island. Kr
QUALITY AND PRICES.
This store has always aimed
to conduct its affairs in a way
to merit the approval of a dis
criminating public, and we wish
to especially impress on the
minds of everybody fciat while
we absolutely refuse to go be
low a point in price where posi
tive assurance of reliability car.
not be given, our prices are al
ways very reasonable.
Fear of competition, or desire
for sensation will never cause
us to waver in the observance
of this policy.
Heal estate. Beecher Bros.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Xight school next Monday evening.
For bus, baggage, express, call Robb's
For bus or express. Spencer & Trefz,
Shop-Smokers. That great cigar in
Attend Brown's night school. Begins
next Monday evening.
Smoke Miota cigars. Cost moro
than others. Worth it.
Let Krell & Siemon do your furnace
and tin work; 1316 Third avenue.
Lewis' Single Binder straight 5 cent
cigar is good quality all tho time.
A line line of Loouen's tooth brushes
at Charles Ullemeyer's, 534 Sixteenth
The September jewelry and silver
ware exhibit at McCabe's is fcry con
vincing. Brown's night school begins Monday,
Sept. 2:!, 7 p. m. Oflice open each ev
ening this week.
If you have a September jewelry
thought, you'll naturally turn your
steps toward McCabe's.
The new millinery at McCabe's has
positively captivated every woman who
has been behind the scenes.
The women's new shoes at McCalMj's
are just right fit, style, quality and
price neither admit of dispute.
E. T. King has completed a neat,
cottage at Forty-first street and Sixth
avenue which will be occupied by his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter King.
Expert manicuring, shampooing ani
thorough treatment of the hair an
scalp given by Mrs. Sol Levi, 73G Sev
enteenth street. Old phone west TSfiK.
Those ladies' handsome tailormade.
suits which McCabe's show at $23
would be called a bargain at $35 in
any other store.
I do job printing that will suit the
most particular and deliver it ai th-i
time promised. C. J. Smith, proprietor
of Martin's old stand, 119 East Sev
Friday or Saturday evening of this
week would be a good time to enroll
for Brown's night school. Office on
third floor Carse Building, opposite
Learn dancing at Graham's dancing
school, Third and Gaines street, Dav
enport. Lessons every day and eve l-
ing. Lessons for beginners every day
and Tuesday and Friday evening;.
Squire Thorpe, the Drury "kicker,"
was in the city today and called at The
Argus office to announce that he was
feeling blue, for he had been able to
discover nothing in particular just at
this time to find fault with.
TCssie Davis, a 15-year-old girl, was
found in a stupor in the Eagle saloon
on Fifteenth street near Fifth avenue.
Moline, at 9:30 last night, and when
revived at the police station about mid
night, told a story which has resulted
in the arrest of Will Ueese, the bar
tender of the saloon, on a charge of
abduction, which has been referred to
the grand jury for investigation. The
saloon where the girl was found was
formerly known as "My Brother's
riace," and at that time had a bad rep-1
Wine nml f'lisaret.
The girl told the police that she had
been invited to the saloon by Ueese.
and that he gave her a glass of wine
and a cigaret. That was the last she
remembered until she was revived at
the police station. Tho authorities be
lieve that the girl was either drugged
or stupilied by liquor. The matter was
taken directly before the grand jury,
which is now in session.
PEORIA'S BONDS GO BEGGING
Still City Unable to Dispose of $50,000
Worth of 4 Per Cents.
Peoria has found an issue of $50,01)0
refunding bonds, recently placed on
the market, have gone begging. No
offer that is wortlj considering has
been received, though the issue was
advertised widely in eastern centers.
The bonds were 4 per cents, with pay
ment optional. Newspapers of Peoria
attribute failure to get the money fo
too much "knocking" as a result of tin
many disclosures that have been made
regarding dishonesty of public, officials
and bankers of that city in the last
WELL ENOUGH TO DRIVE AUTO
H. H. Rogers Reported as Physical
Wreck, Acts as Own Chauffeur.
Fairhavcn, Mass., Sept. IS. Samuel
L. Clemens (Mark Twain) was the
guest yesterday of Henry H. Rogers
at the summer residence of the latter
in this town. Mr. Clemens came over
from New York, arriving in the morn
ing. During the forenoon Mr. Rogers
and his guest went for an automobile
ride. Mr. Rogers acted as chauffeur.
Judqe McCuilouqh Dead.
Peoria. Sent. IS. .Indire David M;:-
Cullougli, for 51 years a member f
the Peoria bar and former judge ."f
the appellate court, is dead. MeOtil
lough was a member of the Illinois
Historical society and has written ex
tensively of die eaily history of the
Lutheran Council Ends.
Buffalo. N. Y., Sept. IS. The gen
eral council of the Evangelical Luther
an church in North America adjourne;
last night The next council will be
held in Minneapolis, 19(19. The Rev.
George V. Studt of Philadelphia w.i;
elected editor of the church paper.
A Good Investment.
The greatest health regulator is a
bottle of good beer taken with meals.
Cross-Country is the best obtainable.
Telephone West 89 old, or C089 new.
ROCK ISLAND BREWING CO.
All the news all the time THE
Not only sell the best Teas and
Coffees in the city, but make a
specialty of Havitand. Austrian
China, Crockery and Glassware.
GET OUR TRICES BEFORE
1818-1R20 THIRD AVE.
Dries in 10 Minutes
It Is nothing tike an enamel, but Is very thin
and very black.
6-6-4 "atat up" rust water does
For Sale by All Hardware Dealers.
The Touch That Heals.
Is the touch of Bucklen's Arnica
Salve. Its the happiest combination of
arnica flowers and healing balsams
ever compounded. No matter how
old the sore or ulcer is, this salve wid
cure it. For burns, scalds, cuts.
wounds or piles. It has no equal. Guar
anteed by W. T. Hartz, druggist, 331
Twentieth street. 25c.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy One of
the Best on the Market.
For many years Chamberlain'3
Cough Remedy has constantly gained
in favor and popularity until it is now
one of the most staple medicines u
nse and has an enormous sale. It U
intended especially for acute throat
and lung diseases, such as coughs,
colds and croup, and can always bo
depended upon. It is pleasant and
safe to take and is undoubtedly the
best in the market for the purposes
for which it is intended. Sold by all
This Is an ailment for which Cham
berlain's Pain Balm has proven es
pecially valuable. In almost every in
stance it affords prompt and perma
nent relief. Mr. Luke LaGrange of
Orange, Mich., says of it: "After
using a plaster and other remedies fo
three weeks for a bad lame back, 1
purchased a bottle of Chamberlain's
Pain Balm, and two applications effect
ed a cure." For sale by all drugglstl.
THE GLASS THAT CHEERS
As well as invigorates is always
'at hand when you are supplied
with Carse & Ohlweiler com
pany's bottled beverages. These
drinks are manufactured and bot
tled with the greatest care, and
are guaranteed to be absolutely
pure and of rare and delicious
We are agents for McAvoy's
Malt Marrow, the great tonic for
the sick and the convalescents,
from whatever disease. Send for
a trial order.
Carse & Ohlweiler
C-r, Eleventh St and Fifth Ave.
Old phone west 14, new phone
port clover gas
mantles, the 15c
each only 10c.
ROCK ISLAND. ILL
. THROUGH TO SECOND
en baked bean
pots, 2-quart size,
special for Thurs
day, each 10c.
AMONG the new fall ar
rivals in women's shoes
we direct attention to these
Women's fine Vici Kid and
Patent Colt Shoes, blucher
or lace cut. with medium
weight soles for fall and win
ter wear. Made on stylish
lasts, fit and wear better than
most .at a distinct saving in
price on every pair. You
should see these, pr., $2.75.
OUR new fall importation
is received and ready
for inspection. Among the
many good things we call
sharp attention to the merits of our
three for-a-dollar Hose for women;
best Hermsdorf fast black, full reg
ular made, double soles, heels and
toes, all black or with white soles,
out-sizes included. If you want
more hosiery satisfaction than you
have ever known try these ; single
3 pairs for $1.00.
Specials in China.
THE new tomato china
cream and sugar.Thurs
day per set, 48c.
Pure white porcelain ewers
and basins, priced for Thurs
day, pair only 98c.
Fancy Jap china salt and
pepper shakers, 12c, Thurs
day each 5c.
Nickel plated I. X. tin cus
pidors, Thursday each 1 9c.
Thin blown glass table tumblers,
band decoration, Thursday (set of 6)
Cretonnes and Percales
ONE case, about 2000
yards, fine dark style
dress Percales, worth llic
yard, in lengths 2 to 10 yards,
very desirable patterns.splen
did value at 8c yard.
Mill lengths 15c comforter
Cretonnes, choice light and dark
styles, per yd. while this lot lasts, 10c
For the rest of the week, while
they last, mill ends 2 to 10 yards,'
the 10c bleached Domet Shaker
Flannel, per yard 6ic.
THURSDAY and till sold, the broken lines of fine
cream mohair Shirts, worth up to $2.75, all in
one lot, each $1.47.
Three splendid lines of Men's fine corded madras
Shirts, 1 pair detached cuffs. $ 1 .CO and $ 1 .25 values,
for a quick close-out. your choice at 67c.
September Jewelry Silverware
EVERY day beautiful new things are
arriving for the home and personal
New fine silver flat ware and cut glass, salt and
pepper sets, which we specially mention, genuine cut
glass sterling top salt and pepper set, regular value
$2.00. we offer at $1.48 a pair; several patterns.
Solid silver almond set. seven pieces in French
gray finish, floral border, in beautiful silk lined case,
regular $20.00 value for $15.00.
Sterling carving set, large size, 3 pieces In silk
lined case at $12.00.
Set of 6 eight-ounce tea spoons, solid silver, $5.
Sterling sugar and cream set, floral design, $15.
Sterling silver salad bowls, 910.00 to $40.00.
In gold jewelry, plain and Jewel set new goods, lockets,
charms, vest chains, barrettes, hat pins, bracelets, links,
earrings, belt pins and buckles, brooches, cuff pins, etc.
If you have a jewelry wish, this is the place to gratify
it. A positive guarantee of actual value on every article
from this store.
The Ladies Tailor-made
Suits We Show at $25
Are Better Than Most $30 and $35 Suits
IT took careful negotiations with the makers
to get out these matchless garments for
the money they mark a distinct advance for
$25.00 suits and the house that equals them
must be up and doing.
A Handsome 30-incn Coat Suit is
made double-breasted effect, with new shaped
back, and comes in attractive colors, coat lined
vith satin or taffeta, new combination cluster
pleated skirt trimmed with wide folds, a posi
tive bargain at $25.00.
Smartly Tailored Suits with 24-Inch
coats, new semi-fitting styles skirt is finished
with 2 and 3 folds, material is the swell, fancy
striped broadcloth in effective color combina
tions, price $25.00.
These are two from the many. The whole suit sec
tion is unusually attractive this seasonstyles are elegant
and original, fabrics rich and varied. The price range
reaches from $10.00 to $50.00. Every day adds to the
splendid assortment in this great suit section.
Mrs. S. B.Stoddard is Chosen
President by Ballot at
8EING HELD IN MOLINE
Rock Island Woman is Also Named as
Corresponding Secretary Me
morial Service Held.
At tho annual nun-tins of tlu Rock
Island County Woman's Christian Tc:n
peianoo union b-ins hi-hl at tho First
Methodist church, Molino, olllcors for
tho vear were fleeted as follows:
President Mrs. S. 11. Stoddard,
Vio.o preside nt Mrs. S.irah Adams,
Corresponding seeretary Mrs. Tit-
terington, Hock Island.
Treasurer Mrs. lttit'a Ballard, South
Recording secretary Mrs. Ros?'
Simenson. Port liyron.
The county superintendents elected
lor the various branches are:
Evangelistic, Mrs. MeOovorn; loyal
temperance legion, Mrs. Stoddard,
anti-narcotics, Mrs. Lillhrook; enforce
ment of laws, Mrs. low; fairs, Mrs.
Munnna; flower missions, Mrs. llogt;
health and heiedity, Or. Marie
Edwards; medal contests, Mrs. Rose
Ponahoo; press, Mrs. Mat.ie Taylor,
prison and jail. Dr. Marie Ed
wards; fchool f.aings banks, Mrs.
Rose Simonson; leniperanco instruc
tion, Mrs. J. F. Huntoon; lomperanco
literature, Mrs. Harnett; mothers
meetings. Mrs. AV. V. Dearby; care
of poor, Mrs. Hill.
The last two departments have been
added to the lis-: Mid the union expects
much good to result.
Hold M-inorlnt Scrvlre.
The meetings have been carried out
according to the program published a
few day. ago Mid the meetings aiv
largely attend d. This afternoon's
meeting is ileitis devoted to a memor
ial service led by Mrs. A. L. B. Lau
cashite md Mr.,. M. M. Stiugeon wit!
read a paper on the spread of drink
;mng women. Dr. J. V. Edwards
will lead a conference on "How to
Teach Boys Total Abstinence." Tho
meeting will close this evening with a
demonstration of work by department
ruperintendenta, in charge of Mrs. M.
all lot 17. east 2 feet of lot IS. Mc
Cabe's addition. Hock Island, $l.(i0.
Louis Mo.senfelder to Elsa M. Win
tors, lot 2. block 1. Long View Heights
addition. Rock Island. $340.
Leonard Stockwell, by administrator,
to Daniel Zimmerman, lot 1, block 16,
Brigham's addition, Cordova. $19.
Andrew P. Shogren to Helen C. Sho
gren. lot 1, block 2, (Jiiyer's Second ad
dition. Hook Island. $1.
E. H. Ciiiyer to Seraphine L. Gard
ner, part lot H. block 24, old town, Mo
Laura II. Wahlstrand to William II.
Christian, lot 3. block 1, Stewart's Sec
ond addition, South Moline, $3,U(H.
A. C. Xoble and others to C. W. Ben-
shoof, west half, southeast quarter sec
tion 2S, northwest quarter, northeast
quarter, east 2." acres northeast quar
ter, northwest quarter section 23, IT,
Isidor Swanson and others to Sophia
E. Swanson, south 25 feet lot 0, Weath
erhead's addition. Hock Island, $1.
Thomas .1. Robinson to Weyerhaeus
er & Denkmann company, part north
west quarter, section 3, 17, 2w, $2,000.
Licensed to Wed.
Adelbei t B. FAU Ells, Iowa
Margaret J. Woolley . .Coal Valley, 111
George D. Sand Ethan. S. D
Emma Senator Dier Creek. Ill,
RECORD OF COUNT HOUSE
Real Estate Transfers.
Charles E. Radden to Hiram W. Rev
nobis, lot "D," part northwest quarter
section 3C ,18, lw (Radden's outlots.
East Moline), $250.
Edgar J. Pickard to Joseph B. Oak
leaf, lot 29, block 4, South Park addi
tion. Rock Island. $1,200.
Johannes Peterson to J. Peterson
company, lots 14, 15 and 16, block 10,
Pitts, Gilbert & Pitts' Second addition,
Edgar J. Pickard to James D. Tyaer,
ennie L. Stomberg
Mrs. Alice Holmes
August F. Nae'nive
Francis L. Caverly
Harry W. Schoonover.
Gertrude A. Gebhardt.
control Is not 'iHpular, but there serins
to be no other way of meeting the sit
uation. Where a river, us the Dela
ware, flows between two states neither
has absolute jurisdiction, nnd laws
rarely dovetail so n to effect n super
vision worth the name. Moreover, arti
ficial propagation must lie curried, on
on a great scale and under the direc
tion of some authority adequate to se
curing its full results.
"The bill now In-lng drafted by Con
gressman Shlras of Pittsburg to 1k In
troduced at the next session of con
gress will doubtlessly be opposed by
strict constructionists of state rights.
But its provisions will be for the gen
eral good, and there apjtoars to le no
other way of securing the supply for
future genera Uons."
A joint commission of the states of
Xew York and New Jersey is now
working on laws to be uissed by those
romuionwealtbs. Pennsylvania has a
commission which is authorized to co
opernte with it.
Proposed Extension of Fed
With the stock of food fish in the
United States growing less each year
the proposal of the American Fisher ie$
poclety, made at its meeting at Erie,
that control over the rivers and lakes
be given to the federal governments is
a matter of timely Interest, says the
"Shad in the Delaware are less plen
tiful than ever, and the record of other
rivers where they once abounded Is
the sanH," said an old fisherman the
other day. "Complaint is rife from tho
Potomac to the Connecticut. The de
pletion of the great lakes Is deplorable.
They are growing less and less capa
ble of furnishing their former supply
"Of course the extension of federal
Newbro's Herpicide Destroys the Dan
druff Germ and Prevents Baldness.
Quinine and rum and a whole lot t f
other things, are pleasant to rub on
the scalp after washing it free of dan
druff, but not one preparation of tho
general run cures dandruff and falling
hair. It is neevssary to kill that germ,
to be permanently cured of dandruff.
and to stop falling hair. Xowbro j
Herpicide will positively destroy that
germ, so that there can be no more
danrulT, and so that the hair will
grow luxuriantly. "Destroy the cau.-c,
and you will remove tho effect." Sold
by leading ruggists. Send 10 cents
in stamps for sample to The Herpici l3
company, Detroit, Mich. T. II. Thomas,
AGAIN FINED FOR
Moline Man Is Captured by Citizens
and Turned Over t Police Is
Assessed $200 and Costs.
Stephen Wcstover, Sr., employed as
a boilcrmaker at Silvis, was captured
last night by Moline citizens and turn
ed over to the police, and this morn
ing was fined $200 and costs for fright
ening women, in the role of an "Over
coat Jack." This is tho second time
he has been fined for this offense, hav
ing been assessed $150 and costs in
March, V.m. He wore only a long
coat and a pair of shoes when arrest
ed last night, though he carried a pair
of trousers over his arm. He fright
ened three women on Fifteenth street
and tied to Fourteenth street. He was
seen by Rev. Paul Brown, who gav?
ehaso and called to his assistance Hugo
Anderson .nnd Elmer Colson. The
three cornered Westover In a yard near
the top of the hilL Stephen Westover,
Jr., paid his father's fine, and promised
to have his father leave town.
The man's character is a mystery,
for at Silvis among the workmen he is
highly esteemed, and is known as a
good friend of those in need. He has
a mania, after taking liquor, for fright
ening women, however.
Attack of Diarrhoea Cured by One
Dose of Chamberlain's Colic, Chol
era and Diarrhoea Remedy.
I was so weak from an attack of
diarrhoea that I could scarcely attenj
to my duties, when I took a dose of
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diat
rhoea Remedy. It cured me entirely
and I had been taking other medicine
for nine days without relief. I heartily
recommend this remedy as being th.
best to my knowledge for bowel com
plaints. R. G. Stewart, of the firm of
Stewart & Bro., Greenville, Ala. For
sale by all druggists.
Take DeWitt's Kidney and Bladder
Pills for backache, weak kidneys and
inflammation of the bladder. Sold by
Menter & Rosenbloom Co. Will Give
Souvenirs to Visitors on Saturday.
"We believe that the fall and winter
season will be a record breaker." said
the manager of Menter & Rosenbloom
company's store to a reporter the other
day, "and we have prepared for it with
a large and extensive line of stylish
and dependable clothing for men an i
"In fact we have such a splendid
stock that it is with the greatest pride
that we display our good to visitors."
Menter & Rosenbloom company wid
have their fall opening Saturday) Sept.
21 and all are Invited to attend and se
cure a souvenir.
Menter & Rosenbloom company
claim the distinction of being the larg
est credit clothiers in the world. They
operate their own factory and own l.l
thriving stores. The , Davenport store
is located at 117 West Second street
Lest You Forget
DON'T be afraid to coine, BECAUSE
"It Don't Hurt a Bit"
1715 2nd Ave.
Ill J DENTIST.
R. UUI ARTIN. Rock Island, 111