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TIKE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
WEDNESDAY. MAY 6. 1908.
A VERDICT OF
Mrs. Irene Dolph is Convicted
at Clinton in Case for Death
of Her Husband.
PENALTY IS EIGHT YEARS
Is Result of 25 Ballots, and Is Com
. promise Attorney Claims An- -v
other Did Shooting.
Clinton, Iowa, May C. (Argus Spe
cial) After taking 25 ballots, the
Jury in the -Dolph murder, cas" this
morning arrived at a verdict finding
Mrs. lienc Dolph guilty ol inansiaugu
ter. The verdict was returned to
court at 9:50. The jury had been out
all night, and it is understood that
the manslaughter verdict was settled
on as a compromise. The maximum
penally for the offense is imprison
ment far eight years in the peniten
Mrs. Dolph was charged with shoot
Jng her husband, Fred Dolph, some
weeks agoi The claim was made
that before her husband's body was
found Mrs. Dolph went to .loliet, and
that before she left she consulted an
attorney relative to her" defense.
' ' SIW- Counter Charge
M. V. Gannon of Davenport, an- at
torney for the defense, in his plea to
the jury declared that William Miller
who is hjissing, could be shown by
two witnesses to have admitted shoot
ing Dolph !
PREMISES ON GUINNESS
FAR VI YIELD UP GHASTLY
SECHETS ON EVERY HAND
(Continued from Paffe One.)
last six months, and this fact hascaus
. ed the authorities to work on the the
ory that .the place was acjearing house
for murderers. They suspect wealthy
persons, after being lured to Chicago
and killed, were, packed in these
trunks and sent to La Toite and dis
lIunbanilN Met Violent Ilrnthi. '
Developments also caused the au
thorities to recall that two huspand3
of Mrs. guinness died under suspicious
. circumstances, both meeting violent
deaths. The first. Max Sorenson, was
insured for $8,500, and the second.
Guinness, for $3,500. This insurance
was paid over to Mr3. Guinness by the
companies. Ray Lamphere, a former
hired man of Mrs. Guinness, who was
arrested after the woman's house had
been destroyed by fire, and the bodies
of Mrs. Guinness and her three chil
dren found in the ruins, was charged
with murdering the family. He now
will be accused of being an accomplice
of Mrs. Guinness in the murdering of
It is Our Treat .
We want you to accept our invita
Hon to come into our store and join
us in celebrating. No, It's not our
birthday, anniversary or any small
event like that. We have just re
ceived from ' George M. Clark & Co.
Ph., a shipment of
. Evaporator Gasolene Ranges
Talk about beauties! Say, they're
so good that they won't last long be
cause there are several newly married
couples "off the gas-line" who won't
be happy though married unless they
own one of these Ranges. ,
The Jewel Evanrr.-arnr Ttane-pa or
the very finest in the way 'of gasolene
eioves mai nave ever Deen onerea to
the public they are the acme of per
fection in stove construction have so
many good points that they've got to
be seen to bo appreciated. .Will you
come In and look?
Alien, Afvers & Company
Opposite Harper House.
MRS. D. E. SCHOLL
and Daughter .
Is the plaoe to get a good sham
poo, facial and scalp massage,
manicuring or chiropody.
: A full line of hair goods, nets,
"etc.. Hair "work made to order.
Hair dresslng-for parties and
weddings- at' the homes if de
sired, Opposite. Harper house.
; - Old Phone 953.
the alleged victims of the LaPorte wo
man. It is believed Lamphere, anger
ed because Mrs. Guinness refused to
keep him supplied with' money, killed
her. and the children out of revenge
and then fired the house to cover the
crime. ,. ...
' Knew of Harder;
That Lamphere knew Helgelein had
been slain Is now believed ; certain.
During the time he was -prosecuted by
her for trespass, he told the police he
knew something Mrs. Guinness wanted
him to forget. He would not divulge,
however, what he knew, stating that
jusilce would be done at last.
The theory regarding the murder of
Jennie Olson is that she, nearing an
age when she could know too much-of
the life of Mrs. Guinness and her al
leged commission of crimes, was mur
dered that her lips might be sealed
May Kxbuute Sorenaon.
" Chicago, May G. Coroner Peter M,
Hoffman has taken official cognizance
of one phase of the La Porte, Ind.,
murders today. He said if evidence
of foul play should be advanced he
would exhume the body of N' Albert
Sorenson, former husband of Mrs.
Guinness, who died suddenly at his
home in Austin, a suburb of Chicago.
Owing to suspicious circumstances
surrounding the death of Sorenson an
investigation was made by the police
at the time, but no., definite clew
against anyone was found and the
matter was dropped.
Tartly cloudy toaljrfct; Thursday, fair
jvith rlxiuK temperature. '
J. M. SHEIMEIl, Local Foreeaater.
Teniperatnre at 7 a. ni., 41; at 3:30
p. ill 50. Maximum temperature la lant
21 houra, 47 minimum, 43. Velocity of
mind at 7a. in., 11 mile per hour. Stage
of water, 7.0 feet, a rlae of .4 foot in
lnxt 2-1. bourn. Precipitation In last 24
houra up tola, in., .09 Inchea.
May 6 In History.
1703-Father Xavier de
first Catholic bishop
of Canada, died; born
175 A ndre Massena.
born; died 1817.
1S39 Von Humboldt
. died; born 17G9. . Bret Harte,
1902 F. Bret Harte, noted American
author, died; born 1839. 1
1004-General Oku. with 50,000 Japa
iiese, landed on the Liaotung pen
Insularcutting the Russian commu
nications from Fort Arthur north
1907 Kev. Dr. John Watson (Ian Mac
laren). noted Scotch author, died
at Mount Pleasant, la.; born 1850.
Sun sets 0:57, rises 4:47; moon, sets
12:37 a. m.; 5:34 a. in., moon. in con
junction with Jupiter, passing from
west to east of the planet, 1 degrees
north thereof; seen near tonight.
Buy a home of Heidy Bros.
Rink will be open Saturday.
Jones for second, 'hand goods..
II. K. Walker sells real estate.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Cheapest wall paper at McCabe's.
For bus or express. Spencer & Trefa
Kerler & Co. clean carpets and rugs
Roller' skate while it's cool at the
big rink Saturday.
Fresh dairy butter 25 cents per
pound at Apple Bros.
Three loaves of bread for 10 cents
every day at Apple Bros.
Two shipments of ladies'" light tan
oxfords just in at Dolly Bros.
Sell me your household goods
Jones, second hand and loans.
Let Krell & Sicmon do your'furnace
and tin work; 1316 Third avenue.
If you need any carpenter work call
on Bergcson, 1615 Fourteenth . street.
Attend the leap year ball given by
the Qui Vive club at Watch Tower
inn May 6.
Ludolph & Reynolds, lawyers, .have
moved to the Mitchell & Lynde build
A pair of half hose free with each
pair of men's oxfords or shoes this"
week at McCabe's. .
Some fortunate purchases enables
McCabe's to offer, rare values in lace
curtains this week. ,
Money to loan on real estate secur
ity. Ludolph & Reynolds, , lawyers
Mitchell & Lynde .building. - -
Silk gloves in the scarce tans and
russet browns, on sale Thursday at
McCabe's at $1.25. and $1.50. i
.'Attend the dance at Woodmen hall,
South Rock Island, tomorrow ..evening.
Tickets 50 centsladies free- ;
.Black Hawk, Inn now open, for card
parties, dancing parties, and dinner
parties. ; Fine service. Both phones.
It's the Judgment ol many smokers
that Lewis' Single Binder 3 cent cigar
equals In quality the best 10 cent cigar.
Wherever millinery Is ' Worn' and
judged by good tastes, refinement or
fashion's" fancies, McCabe's Iiatt, show
their superiority. " , ' ' ;
- A great many tri-city women ' buy
silk , dresses at McCabe's. Do. you
know why? The McCabe advertise
ment will tell yon. , . : -
Saturday, between 3 and 11 o'clock,
the L. EWeBt Guni company' will dis
pose of 90 step ladders, threefoot, at
15 cents each; They cost double, .but
STICK TO RULING
Molina ' Board of. Education
Stands Pat on Action Against
School Fraternities.' .
MUST SIGN BY MAY 11
Members Of Societies Not Then Prom
ising to 'Withdraw Will Be Dc
' nled All Privileges. '
The Moline board of education last
evening declinbd to withdraw from
the position It has taken on the ques
tion of high school fraternities, except
to allow the boys till May 11 to T-ign
the agreement to give up fraternities.
After that date the board proposes to
enforce the penalties it has decided
upon for those who belong, to f rats.
A petition signed vby some 500 p?opie
was presented, urging the board -to
.llow the fraternities to die a natunl
death, the students agreeing to tare
in no new members. s
Of Interest Here.
The action of the Moline school au
thorities is of interest here, as, it is
understood that during the summe:
the Rock Island board of education
will 'adopt regulations of a s-milar
character. There are no fraternities
here,, but the rule will be adopted in
order" to prevent their securing any
foothold in Rock Island schools."
we want the storage room for more
See A. L. Bruner for piano tuning.
regulating, voicing and repairing. All
work guaranteed. 425 Nineteenth
street. Ncwphone 5291.
Trinity Guild will hold a sale Of use
ful and fancy articles at the residence
of Mrs. E. W. Hurst, 1804 Seventh
avenue, Thursday afternoon, May 7,
from 2:30 to 6 o'clock." . ,
Rock Island council, Royal Arcanum,
No. 1952, will give an entertainment,
ice cream sociable and dance at . Math
hall,; Friday evening, May ,8, .at S
o'clock. All brothers and friends are
cordially Invited to attend. "A good
time assured to all. , Tickets at door,
25 cents per couple; extra lady, 10
LAUNCHES SUNK AT PEORIA
Wind Sweeps Water Front and Does
Damage of $40,000.
Peoria. 111., May C Motor boats
valued at $40(000 and Comprising a
majority of the craft owned by mem
bers of the Illinois Valley Yacht club
were sent to the bottom of the Illiirois
river here yesterday by a terrific gale,
The wind caused other damage esti
mated at thousands of dollars. Plate
glass windows were shattered, and
electric signs torn from their place
and dashed to pieces on the pavement
Scores of persons had thrilling es
capes. , v . '
CITY DRY; KILLS HIMSELF
Decatur Saloonkeeper Ends Life on
Decatur, 111., May 6. John Mattes,
a saloonkeeper of this city, despond
ent because local option had closed
his place of business and because of
ill health, shot and killed himself on
the train while returning from Dan
ville last night. '
' Cotton Agreement Is Broken.
Little Rock, Ark., May 6. Abandon
ing its stand by the Farmers' union in
holding state cotton for 15 cents per
pound, the, penitentiary board yester
aay sold 1.2C6 bales at .10 cents per
pound after holding it six months and
losing the state $20,000.
s Baby Killed by Rooster.'.
Chattanooga, Terin., May Cj -Max-Crockett,
Jr.,15 months old, died at
Lewisburg yesterday from wounds in
flicted by a large rooster. The child
fell In the yard and the rooster at
tacked him, sinking his spur repeated
ly into the child's head.
wor a avi '
. In view of the numerous delays
that balk' our plans to, move we
suggest that our customers call
yat the old 'location until Satur-
day. . - - . ,x
Your indulgence is solicited In
helping us to carry on our busl-
ness without interruption for a
Ingle day..' . ,-"
Dining Tables, some de
cidedly attractive styles, in
rich' quartered Oak. Hand
Polished. Pedestal Dinine
Tables, $27.50 to 1 4.50.
NOTES AND FADS
White Is scheduled for great pop
ularity 4n Summer Fabrics, though
colors are not to be neglected. .
A most Important feature in the
trimming of Hats Is the return to
favor of Ostrich Tips and Plumes.
Aj. great deal of colored Net and ,
Moasseline is used for Hat Crowns.
To be very modish a crown must
be high and gathered very full a
kind of raised Tarn 0Shanter.
Cut Glass pieces eeem to be
coming more $n vogue for June
Wedding Presents this season than
ever before. v
All White" Dresse promise to be
more fashionable than ever. The
finer grades are ela'borately trim
med with insertion of all widths;
often many different widths ap
pearing in one skirt:
: The !Bird of Wisdom is still hold
ing Bway In the Halls of Fashion,
and Owl Heads cleverly fashioned
with Ktraw or worked out In Jet
Beads with Ruby Eyes, are playing
their part In the scheme of adorn
There is a great demand for the
separate coat, on account of the
many odd Silk Dresses worn. The
separate coat as a cutaway model
is about the smartest shape, and is
really wonderfully becoming -worn
over an odd skirt.
Even the -most enthusiastic mill
iners do not think the "Merry Wid
ow" Hat will outlast midsummer.
It has made ench an increasing-furore
that fickle fasnion will "look for
. Long, ctraight lines reflecting
the Greek idea of feminine drapery
are brought out prominently in
4 tailor-mades, which are most ex
quisitely, .fitted and draped over a
Redfern or Regis Corset, these "be
ting -preeminently the models for
creating a lithe willowy figure.'
The Foulard in all colors and
many designs has again become a
Men of Character
want Shoes and Oxfords that are stylish, solid, sub
stantial and distinctive. There is nothing that marks
the man-that ' either adds or detracts more than the
Shces he wears and yet there are men who are
careless about their footwear. There is a distinctive
character, a style, a fit and long wearing qualities to
our Men's Shoes and fOxfords. which brings the man
back again when he has once bought here. ' . '
We are desirous of demonstrating to the jneij
who do not -know our shoes, and we wish to say:
We have taken a notion this spring to see how much
value we can crowd into our Shoes at $2.90.3.00,
3 50 and 4.00-Tans. Patent Colt, VicI, , Russet,
Browns, etc. In addition we will give a nice pair of
ha!f Hose free of cost with each pair of Men's Ox-'
fords or Shoes sold" on Thursday, Friday and Saturday--Blaik.
Tan. etc.. to match.
Be good to your feet. Bring them here this
A Great Many Tri-City Women
buy Silk Dresses here. Do you know why? Because
they find style, fit, workmanship, trimming and4 quality Of
material combined at prices that are most satisfactory.
It's an attractive combination. .
Taffeta Silk Dresses, one-piece models with belt effect, full tucke
yoke and wide plaited skirts with fold, colors Navy, Black, Brown,
' Copenhagen and Leather. These are only $8.50.
Silk Dresses in attractive models, Stripes, Checks and Plain Col
ors, made with White Net Guimpe, plaited skirts, only $18.00.
Feulard Silk Dresses, ih a varied assortment of Coin Spots and
the best of the new figured Foulards, some have Net Yokes, others
are trimmed with Passamenterie or Tucks, well worth your attention,
Smart new Silk Jumper Dresses. Net yoke and sleeves fn Japan
ese effect full plaited skirts with fold, the securing of these has taken
some sharp buying, it's an offering not to bo duplicated, at $15.00.
Tailored Suits. '
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Tf HE style supremecy of our Tailored Suit Section as
well as Its value-giving power are aptly illustrated
in the announcements Tfor the balance of this week.
Some new models have recently been , added to the as
sortment and the showing quite above the ordinary
New and effective models In the popular Prince Chap and other
styles, come in Panama Cloths and Fancy, Light Novelty Fabrics, the
; skirts are' all cut extra wide and have 'bias folds,' and are said to.be ,
remarkable values at $15.00.. .C , ,
Dressy Butterfly Suits and Suits In the new Mannish Qoat shapes,
some are Satin or Braid bound, all ire beautifully " trimmed In the
latest approved fashions, skirts are gored or plaited, materials of Nov
elty Cloths.' French Sertjes or Chiffon Panamas, the ptice Is decided
ly attractive at $19.75. ' ' V
OECATUR MADE EXTRA DRY
! BY WET ALDERMEN'S ACT
Adopt Ordinance Absolutely Prohibit
: ing Sate of Liquor for any -7',
; , , .... Purpose In the City. , - ,
f Decatur, 111. May 6. Under suspen
sion of the rules' Monday night 10 al
in executing all orders, though
Jhere must always be a due allowance made for earlier ap
pointments and emergency orders. '
The" great" popularity of our Millinery frequently brings
demands taxing our resources and we advise all patrons to
place -their orders as much in advance of actual require
ments as they conveniently can. f
Ladies' Tan & Brown 16-But-ton
Gloves $1.25 and 1.50 pair
THURSDAY we place on sale about 35 dozen 16-but"
ton length Silk Lisle and All-Silk Gloves' in the
' scarce Tans and Russet Browns, all sizes to start with, a
price that should be very interesting for these scarce
shades, per pair, $1.25 and $1.50.
Rare Values in Lace Curtains
Printed Draperies and Swisses, right now when you are
figuring on something new for the home after the spring
cleaning is over. Some fortunate purchases enables us
to offer these, bargains: '
60 Sample Lace Curtains, from a half-pair to three pairs of a kind,
50 to 54 Inch widths. 3 to 3f yards long, in French Novelty. Filet and
other new designs, curtains that sold by the pair up to 2.50, Thursday a.
m., and till sold, each, 67c.
1800 yards of Ne vest Swisses, Tambour and Madras weaves, in
White, values in this lot up to 30c yard,' Thursday and till sold. yd. 15c.
Printed Cotton Draperies, including French Taffetas ' and Dimities,
Fancy Tickings, etc., used for over-draperies at windows, bed spreads,
dresser covers and box coverings, in carrying out color schemes In bed
rooms, summer sitting rooms, etc., dainty floral designs and colors, as
well as the heavier'Orientals, rare1 bargains, choice of fifty designs at
18c yard. ;
""THE splendid results achieved In
our recent Bed Sale demon
"strated a very important fact that
out styles and prices are appreciated. '
Enameled Metal Beds in attractive
designs,' white or colors, $4.75, 3.50,
2.97 and 1.50. '
Masslve' Metat Beds In large posts,
Vernls Martin and Combination
Colors, $15.00 to 5.00. ...
Elastic Felt Mattresses, guaran
teed not to lump or mat. good ticking,
one or two parts, $ 1 2.00 to 6.95.
Combination Cotton Mattresses,
4.75 to 2.50. .- ,
dermen who lavor saloons passed an
ordinance . which makes Decatur the
"dry est" city In the state. The ordi
nance provides that liquor of no kind
fchall be sold in Decatur for the next
two years. This means that it' will
le impossible to obtain liqnoTS tor
ipecliclnal, mechanical or sacramental
purposes. Four aldermen against sa
loous, all of which were voted out of
T the Theatre. In Church,
on the Street . or at the
social Function, wherever
Millinery Is worn and judged by
good taste refinement . or fash
ion's fancies, our hats show their f
The wonderful growth in this
department has crowded,, our
work-rooms to their utmost; by
the addition of more trimmers we
hope in the future to be prompt
EXQUISITE Dresden designs In high-grade, ' rustling Taffeta
Silk, as handsome as can be. The maker has put his
best workmanship in these garments. Made with k deep flaring
sectional flounce, silk underlay and foot ruffle, in beautiful 'color-,
ings of Tan. Gun MetaJ, Green and Beige Grounds, tfith hand
some Dresden and Floral patterns, they are the best that $12.00
can usually buy, we ask but $8.95.; ; . '
this . city at the recent local 6ption
election, made a, hard fight- against
the passage of the . retaliatory , ordi
nance. : '" . '-' : ' ;
1 The pains of Indigestion are entirely
Unnecessary. ,Kodol is a perfect di
gesterfor all Bortsiof food. ' It brings
ihstant relief, andUhe stomach prompt:
ly recovers. : , -
Special values In Prin
cess Dressers, with swell
fronts, and large 18x30
inch French Bevel Mirrors,
quartered Oak, Bird's Eye
Maple and Mahogany,
Belts and Bags'
TT0 you need any? ' Then read
. . the following for It Illustrates
the lev price trend here the values
are beyond the usual vhile the
styles aro the very latest and the
Shaped Leather Belts with smart
buckle and strap back. Navy and
Big assortment of Novelty Belts,
including the latest Danlllo. Paris
ienne and other leathers, also steel
studded Belts, fine Beaded Elastic
Belts, and Tinsel . and Dresden
Belts In the newest patterns and
shapes, the most complete display
you'll find in this vicinity, 50c, 62c
75c and 95c. v
Newest Avenue Hand Bags, in
side frame, fine Walrus Leather,
Black. Brown, Tan and the beaut!- "
ful . Copenhagen shades, 1.75 acid
2.25. ' '
Dainty Finger Bags In new Eng
lish Shapes, from fancy leathers.
Snake, Lizard, Alirgator. Seal. Wal
rus and . Morocco, unusual values
for 1.62. 2.18 and 2.50.
Soft Leather ' Shopping Bags,
Anthony shape. 95 c.
New Ring Handle Bags, made
of extra heavy Seal, inside pockets
and frame, special at 2.25.
' I 'HESE exquisite pieces of
Enamel Jewelry with the Flow
ers In their natural colors, greatly
excel in delicacy and beauty of
workmanship anything before offer
ed, even at much higher prices.
It is a beautiful enamel work on
Sterling Silver with rich lustre and
irridescencs, some with Roman
Gold finish. They are heavyweight,
well made and we recommend them
unreservedly as being sure to prove
Belt Pins from 2.50 to $5.00. .
Brooch Pins from 85c to $1.50.
Collar Pins from 75c to $1.25.
Veil Pins from 75c to$1.25.
The Best Time of the Year
for replenishing the supplies. of China. Crockery,
Glassware, Housefurnlshings of all kinds. Pantry, Din
ing Room, Kitchen, Laundry, Porch, Lawn and
Garden needs of every description; Screen Doors and
Windows; Refrigerators, Ice Cream Freezers: House
and Barn Paints; Brushes for painting, whitewashing,
dusting or scrubbing; Poultry Netting; Lawn Mow
ers, Garden Hose, Rakes, Forks, Hoes and Spades,
etc. Our stocks were never quite so complete and
we are so desirous to introduce you to these wonder
ful .assortments and the many new low record prices,
that we are doubling our profit-sharing plan with you
by giving you Double Trading Stamps all
this week, on any of the above articles, all goods in
our big Crockery and Housefurnishings Departments
every day all the time on every purchase in these
great stocks, coupled with the lowest prices yet
.heard all through the big store.
TROOPS FOR. NIGHT; RIDERS
Ohio Militia Seems About to Clash
7 with Invaders from Kentucky.
Columbus, Ohio, MayiC. Troop B .
of the Ohio naUntir.l eiiard ie-Tt trufav
W a "special train ,or the tobacco dis-:
trict in Brown, county, whre the to
bacco farmers are terrorized by night
riders from Kentucky. . - ,