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OTE liGK ISLAND ARGUS
FRIDAY, -SEPTEMBER 4. 1908.
SLAGEL IS FREE
Escaped Prisoner From County
Jail Arranges Settlement
With the Sheriff.
Attorney here to confer
Payment of Original Fine and Costs of
Case Is Ordered Amounts in All
to Over $100.
.. James U." Slagcl has finally fixed
things up so that he will not have to
accompany Sheriff Kittllsen from Ce-
,lar Rapids to this city to serve the
: remainder of his term In the county
jail here. When he escaped from here
he went to Texas aud soon afterwards
was "married. He then went home to
his father, who Is none other than
; Chris Slagei, formerly of this city, and
jwas taken under the parental roof and
: sheltered. When he was finally re-
captured his father at once secured
'legal talent to fight extradition, and
; the hearing on it was to have come up
J before the governor of Iowa tomorrow
: At the sasl moment Slagei began to
' feel that the requisition would be hon-
j ored, and he sent Louis Heins, his at
: torney. to confer with the sheriff to
J see If the matter couid not be settled.
A conference was held between the
: county authorities here and the attor
uey, with the result that it was decided
: to allow Slagei his freedom on pay-
: meat of the fines and costs in his case
Srnfil Hut 24 Day.
. Slagei had served but 21 days in jail
;and had several months more coming
" It amounted in all to a fine of some-
thing over $100. which was paid and
the case was dismissed. The expense
of getting out requisition papers fell
upon the county, as there was no way
-to make Slagei pay for them. This
'-ends the matter, and Slagei will not
have to come back and grace the coun-
His offense consisted in stealing art!
; cles of value from several 'business
; houses in Rock Island, gaining en
' trance by representing himself to be
John Broendel, 2C14 Fourth avenue,
died yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
Death resulted from tuberculosis with
which he hal been afflicted for the
last eu ruoiuhs. Mr. Broeudel was
born in 1S6G in Icwa, where he lived
until he came to Rock Island five
years ago. He is survived by his wife1
and seven children. The funeral will
be held tomorrow afternoon at
o'clock from the home. Rev. C- A.
Menuicke will conduct the services.
Burial, will be made at Fairmount
cemetery in Davenport.
Mrs. Margaret O'Connell.
Mrs. Margaret O'Connell died last
night at 11:30 o'clock at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. Thomas Carney,
725 Fourteenth-and-a-half street. She
had been an Invalid for the past seven
years and her death was not unex
pected. Mrs. O'Connell was a native
of Ireland, coniinc to this country in
her early youth and later to Rock Is
land, where she has lived the past
seven years. The1 survivors are six
sons. James of Reynolds. Cornelius
and Matthew of Geneseo. Daniel and
Thomas of Port Byron, Morris of this
city and a daughter, Mrs. Thomas
Carney, also of Rock Island. The
funeral services will be conducted by
Dean J. J. Quinn from St. Joseph's
church tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock
The body will then be taken to Rapids
And Optically Impaired Vision.
By the term "Eye Strain" is de
noted that condition of the
visual apparatus wherein mus
cular effort Is constantly requir
ed iu order to maintain acute
This strain or effort is usually
without the knowledge of the in
dividual other than that pro
duced in the indirect way
through nervous exhaustion, and
its following of associated con
ditions. A great many people suffer
from the effects, f, "Eye Strain"
without . knowing the cause.
Those wh suffer from head
ache, nervousness, insomnia, or
similar troulles, should have
their eye3 attended . to. Dr.
Myers will make a careful ex
amination for you and tell you
exactly what the trouble "is.
MYERS OPTICAL CO.
212 Safety Building.
' Rock Island, 111. .
SOMETHING DOING IN .
- ' v' -? AT
City where burial will
be made in
the Catholic cemetery.
Funeral of Mrs. Knox.
The funeral of Mrs. E, B. Knox of
Moline, mother of Mrs. Robert Ben
nctt. Jr.. of this city, was held from
tire home in Moline at 2:30 this after
noon. Rev. Paul ' Brown, pastor of the
First Congregational church, officiat
ing. The pallbearers, were eight in
number, all being past commanders ol
Graham post, G. A. R.. of Moline. A
number of members of the Illinois Un
dertakers' association were present at
the funeral. The remains were inter
red at Chippiannock cemetery.
t-'alr tonight aud Saturday; vtarnici
J. M. SlIHHIHIt, Loral Kurrcastrr.
Triuprrnturr at 7 n. m., VlO; at 3 p. in.
HZ. Maximum trinprrature In hint St-1
bourx, 17 ; minimum. 3V. - Velocity ol
wind at 7 a. m., 4 wllm per hour. Stnitt'
of nnlrr, 2.7 frrt, a fall of .2 foot lu
Inut 21 bourn. l'rrciultation, uour.
Height Change Rain
of since in
river last 24
feet, report, hours
St. Paul :. 3.9 .00 .2S
Red Wing ...... 1.8 .00 trace
Reed's Landing.. 1.5 .00 .00
La Crosse 2.6 0.1 .00
Prairie du Chien. 2.7 .00 .00
Dubuque 2.9 0.1 .00
Le Claire 1.3 0.1 .00
Davenport 2.7 0.2 .00
Very ssowly falling stages will con
tinue in the Mississippi from below
Dubuque to Muscatine.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
Sept. 4 In History.
and traveler, born;
1SU4 John Hunt Mor
gan, the noted Con
federate raider, killed
In a night skirmish
at Greenville. Tenu.; General J. H.
born IStiG. Morgan.
18SS Cyclone in Cuba: 1,000 lives lost.
1907 Dr. Edvard Grieg, famous Nor
wegian musical composer, died at
Bergtn, Norway; boru 1843.
Sun sets :U4. rises 5:'J(; nioou sets
11:27 p. in.; moon's age 5) days.
With every pair of school shoes at
Island City Shoe store.
Kerler &' Co. weave rugs.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Let Emig make your fall suit.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Dance at Watch Tower Labor day.
Oysters and celery at H. Tremann's
Oysters and celery at H. R. Battles
Godfrey's laundry gives grceu trad
ing stamps. ,
Dressed spring ducks at II. Tre
Plenty of dressed chickens at Schroe-
Bargains in oxfords at the Island
City Shoe store.
For your fall suit or overcoat, see
Emig,. the tailor.
Go to Muscatine on the steamer J
S. Sunday. Sept. G.
Dressed spring and old chickens at
H. Tremann's Sons.
Dollar values in shirt waists 50 cents
Saturday at McCabe's.
School shoes from $1 an' up at the
Island City Shoe store.
Mason fruit jars 3 cents and 1 cents
Saturday at McCabe's.
Union made shoes for men at the
Island City Shoe store.
'Waltz me around again, Willie,"
at the Watch Tower Labor day.
Benjamin Bleuer, teacher of violin,
1008 Sixteenth street, phone 82 IK.
Lewis' Single Binder straight 5 cent!
"igar. Made of extra quality tobacco
Let Krell & Johnston do your tin
and furnace work, 1316 Third avenue.
Tailor Bros, famous chocolates 25
cents pound box at McCabe's Saturday,
H. T. Siemon wants your tin and
! fui nace work. 152C-1528 Fourth ave
. Dance to the strains of Ogden's or
chestra Labor day at the Watch
Closed all day Labor day. Monday
Open tomorrow evening. II. R. Bat
tics & Co. -.
Nicely dressed spring chickens at
Coleman's market, 1513 Second avenue,
Fall footwear arriving daily at the!
Island City Shoe store, opposite. JIar -
Special for tomorrow fresh dressed
spring chickens 17 cents per pound,
The new long back C. B. ala spirite
dollar model corsets 72 cents Satur
day at McCabe's. ' '
Skip the light fantastic in the big
dance hall at the Watch Tower next
Monday, Labor day,
' Every school boy or gent who buys
a pair of shoes at McCabe's Saturday
will get a hand back of 25 cents in cash.
Emig. the tailor, will make your fall
suit or overcoat aloug the most ap-
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proved lines and the workmanship an A
price will surely please you.
Afternoon excursion to Muscatine on !
the steamer J. S. Sunday, Sept. C.
Leaves Rock Island 3 p. m." Returns
10 p. m. Fare only 50 cents.
If you want your fall suit to be the
best in fit, workmanship and price,
have Emig make it. Complete line of
fall woolens now being shown.
Sunday, Sept. C, will be the most
pleasant season of the year to make
the trip to Muscatine on the steamer
J. S.. which leaves Rock Island at 3
P. m. '
James O'Brien was picked up last
night in a drunken condition. He was
causing considerable trouble on the
streets and at his hearing this morn
ing before Magistrate Elliott he was
assessed a fine of S50 and costs which
he will have to board out at the ex
pense of the county.
NO BUSINESS TO TRANSACT
Humane Society Holds Monthly Meet
ing and Adjourns.
The regular monthly meeting of the
Rock Island County Humane society
was held last evening at the city hall
Having no important business to trans
act, the meeting was adjourned till
Breaks Arm Third Time.
Ray Ullmark, 14-year-old son of John
Ullmark, livingon the Rock river bot
toms. South Moline. broke his right
arm for the third time this season
last evening. He was coasting down
Fifteenth street on a bicycle and was
Plums Grow In Bunches.
Magnificent specimens of sun (lowers,
peaches. and grapes have been called
to the attention of The Argus within
the last few days, but it remains for
George Gregg, 311 Fifth avenue, to
submit a sample of plums fit to tako
the ribbon. A small bough was brought
in today with thex big perfect fruit
clustered so dosely.upon.it as to re
1 semble a bunch of grapes. A big crop;
I i j.. 1- . 1
was narvesiea irom me iree ijiai oore
Attend the Trl-City Commercial col
lege, "the school of quality," Y. M. C
A. building. Rock Island. -Day school
now open. Night school pens Monday,
Sept., 7. Send for our college journal.
Visitors always welcome. Old phone
Regular meeting Sept. 4." - Business
of importance, v S. R.. DAVIS. E. R.
AU the news all the time--The Argus,
OT in 100 miles a showing of Fall
first in extent
opeciai.Du. ropuiar rnccs, shades a n d
50c Up. styles . . . .
BIGGEST IN 100 MILES.
DIAMOND JOE BOATS
CALL LAST TIM I
Dubuque Will Come Here No More
From St. Louis St. Paul and
Quincy Here on Final Trips.
The season of the Diamond Jo
steamers is rapidly drawhi:; to a close.
The Dubuque made its last trip to
Rock Island from St. Louis yesterday.
It will run between St. Louis and Bur
lington the lest of the scuson.
The St. Paul made its last trip
north this morning.
The Quincy came down on the way
to St. Louis en the last trip of the
year. It will return to Dubuque and
lay up for the winter.
Worral Dow of Davenport is looking
for his ?600 launch which was stoleif
from above Bettendorf iVednesday
night. He offers a rewaid of $100 for
The Emily and Quincy were down
and the Emily and St. Paul went north.
The Helen Blair was up from the south.
There are things that pass
eth understanding, and so
much depends on the point
of view. But every misery
you miss is a new mercy, so
the thing to do is to keep cn
the. right track which in
watches and jewelry means
the Ingalls store.
Accept our word for it or,
ASK OUR PATRONS.
Rock Island. III.
and variety and lowest
FOUR BIG SUIT SPE-
CIALS featuring Yorkshire. Hart, Schaff
ner Marx and College Clothes, conserva
tive and extreme models, for men and young
men, new fall shades of Green, Olive.Brown
and Blue -4 special prices, $18, $20, $32, $25
at Popular Prices $10 Up
$3.50. Boys, Suits
The stage of water was 2.70 at 0 a.
and 2.90 at noon.
Chicago, Sept. 4. Following are the
market quotations today:
September. X. 08?i. !7. 9S3.
December, !7, 9S. 97',, 97.
SJay, 101 1014. 10, 101.
September, 79, 79. 79, 79 .
December, 0S',i, G8 Vi . 07, 07.
May, CG',4, 6Vi. C5, 05.
September, 50. 50, 49. 49. '
December, 50. 50. 50. 5i't.
May, 52, 52. 52'452.
September. 14.77. 14.77. 1 1.52, 14.07.
Oclober, 14.85, 14.S7. 14.55, 14.72.
January, 10.47, 10.47, 10.20, 10.32.
September, 9.07. 9.C7, 9.02, 9.03. .
October. 9.72, 9.72. 9.05, 9.07.
January, 9.52, 9.52. 9.47, 9.47.
September, 9.20, 9.20, 9.02. 9.10.
December, 9.25, 9.25. 9.10, 9.15.
January, 8.55, 8.55. 8.47, S.50.
Receipts today Wheat. 53
248; oats, 192: hogs, 14,000;
2,500; sheep, 7.000.
Estimated rctipts tomorrow
Wheat, 57; corn, 28; oats, 201.
Hog market opened steady. Left
over, 5.000. Light, ?(;.30?iG.95; heavy,
$G.307.05; mixed. $0.307.02; rough,
Cattle market opened steady.
Sheep market opened steady.
Omaha Hcgs, 3,000; cattle, 1,500.
Kansas City Hogs, 4,000; cattle, 2,-
Hog market closed strong to 3 cents
higher than yesterday. Light, $G.30
G.95; heavy, $C.30".03; mixed, $0.30
7.)2; rough. $G.30G.50.
Cattle market closed steady. Beeves,
$3.C07.C5; stackers and . feeders,
$2.804.45; cows, $1.70 5.70.
Sheep market closed steady.
Northwestern receipts: '
Minneapolis Today, 247; last year,
Duluth Today. 29G; last year, 48.
New York Stocks.
Aew iorK, sept. 4. following are
the quotations on the stock market
U. P. 164. U. S. Steel preferred
111. U. S. Steel common 4G, Read
ing 129, Rock Island preferred 33,
Rock Island common 17, Northwest
ern 162; Southern Pacific i08, N,
Y. Centtal 1C5, Missouri Pacific 57,
Great Northern 138.. Northern Pa
ciflo 143. L. & N. 109, Smelters 94,
O. F. I. 3G. Canadian Pacific 172'X..
Illinois Central 140, Penna 124,i
mm.. . rf.fc
Clothes like this
in aI1 the
i rtt 1 r
l.XiJ tO ? 1 Z
Erie 25, Lead 84 V. C. & O. 42. B.
R. T. 54. B. & O. 90. Atchison 90,
Locomotive 54, Sugar 133'4, St. Paul
144',. Copper 79'i. Republic Steel
preferred St', Republic Steel common
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island. Sept. 4. Following are
the wholesale prices in the local mar
Provisions and Produce.
Eggs Fresh, 17 c.
Live Poultry Hens, pr pound, 8c;
springs, 15c lb.
Butter Dalr7, 20t.
Vegetables Potatoes, 55c; onions,
50c to COc.
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn, SOc; oals, 40c to 46c;
wheat, 85c to 90c.
Forage Timothy hay, $8 to 59;
prairie, $7.50 to $9; clover, $10 to $11;
Coal Lump, per bushel, 14c; slack,
per bushel, 7c to 8c.
They Take the Kinks Out.
"I have used Dr. King's New Life
Pills for many years, with increasing
satisfaction. They lake the kinka out
of stomach, liver and bowels, witnout
fuss or friction," says N. H. Brown of
Pit'cfleld, Vt. Guaranteed satisfactory
at all drug stores. 25 centP.
Money Within Yoir Reach
Our time-tried, safe-proven nlan places money within your reach. It
is the quickest, safest and most private way of
Increasing Your Dollars.
without making your financial conditions known to your friends, rela
tives or employer. You can borrow from us "on the quiet."
We loan money at the lowest rates, on household goods, pianos,
horses. xow8, wagons, fixtures, etc.. without publicity, removal or 'delay.
See us today and get acquainted with the better way.
Mutual Loan Company
People's National Bank Building; Room 411. Old Phone West 122;
New 5109. Open Wednesday and Saturday Nights.
COUPLE SETTLE THE MATTER
Abandonment Charge Against James
The abandonment proceedings of
Mrs. Bessie McEiroy against James
McEiroy was dismissed this morning
by "Justice G. Albeit Johnson. TIiq
case was settled by compromise on
agreement that he shall provide $3.50
per week for her support.
Chicken lunch Saturday night at
Delsen roth's place, 1501 Fourth ave
Chicken, mashed potatoes and beaui .
served on plates Saturday night at
Dresseu's bar, 1700 Fourth avenue.
Fast stfamer Columbia every Sat-
urday at 4 p. m. W. A. BLAIR,
Telephone 1S8. Manager.
BIG DOINGS IN