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THE -ROCK ISLAND' ARGUS
THURSDAY, OCTOBER U. 1909.
FIGHT FOR LIFE
Legal Firm of Scarlo & Mar
shall Engaged to Conduct
RECONCILED WITH HIS WIFE
Aiding in Preparations for Trial, to
Occur fit Present Term of Cir-
John V. Ilawcs, under indictment for
' the murder of Tetrus Do Cols, who
will be placed on trial for his life
t the present term of the circuit
' court, has retained the lesal linn of
Searle & Marshall to conduct his de-
fense. It is understood the wife of
. Hawes, from whom he was estranged
at the time of the murder, has be
come reconciled with him, and is aid
ing in the preparation for his de
fense. Hawes, since his arrest the
morning of the killing, has been a
prisoner at the county jail.
He has never attempted to deny
that he took the life of De Gols, but
has remained silent as to the motive.
T r : . . r . . .
ductor for the Tri-City Railway com
1'any. In more recent years he fol
' lowed the vocation of stationery en
gineer. His home is at 2323 Fifth
avenue. For several months prior
to the crime, owing to family differ
ences, he had not been living at his
l'ome. Mrs. Hawes had a sou by a
former marriage. He is Alva V.
. VJtnks, whose vocation i3 that of a
Stnml.c li-r "rlln-r.
The .young man resides with his
r.:other. He stood by her when dif
ferences arose between her and her
husband. Hawes, held his stepson
partly to blame for his domestic
woes. A mortal enmity grew up be
tween the two, and Hawes, for weeks,
went armed with a revolver in an
ticipation of a clash witn young
The evening of Sept. ..18 Hawes
met his stepson in a saloon, where
he was drinking with De Gols.
Hawes had been drinking also. The
three men drank together, but there
was an immediate reopening of hos
tilities between Hawes and Fianks.
De Gols interfered and took the side
of the young man. Hawes warned
De Gols that he would pay for his in
terference, whereupon the latter, in
company of Danks. left the saloon. It
was after midnight., and they wrlked
HnwrH l.nj-n In Wait.
Hawes follewed and waited at the
corner of Fourth avenue and Twenty
fourth street. Presently De Gols and
ranks icturned. They were on the
east side of the street. Hawes was
standing on the west side of the
street. When De Gols and Tiank:s
reached Fourth avenue, Hawes called
to them. De Gols started across the
street, and when ho got within a few
feet of Hawes, without a word being
exchanged, the latter drew his re-
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solver aim nreu. ie vjuis utvi riiwivu
ifter he fell, and he died shortly af
ter reaching St. Anthony's hospital.
What the line of Hawes' defense
will be has not been announced.
?.css. Judge W. T. Church and Alex
ander McArthur to prepare a memor
ial to be presented on that occasion
Congressman iUcJvinney Kt-comniends
Hamilton Man for 1'ourtceuth
A telegram from Washington
states that the supervisor of the cen
sus lor the Fourteenth congressional
district is Robert, Reed Wallace :f
The appointment was recommended
by Congressman James McKinncv
i.artly iif appreciation of the special
right of a newspaper man to some ct
the good things in politics, but more
particularly on account of the special
t.tness and training for the work pos
sessed by Mr. Wallace.
The new appointee was born in
Hancock county and is -12 years old.
He began life on the farm, becam? a
drug clerk and later an assistant cash
ier, and 20 years a?o organized the
bank in Hamil'on of which he has
been cashier since. He is a member
of the board of education of his home
city, prominent in the project to dam
the Mississippi there to make a great
water power, .and a leading citizen
generally. He is the principal owner
and the active manager of the Hamil
ton Press, a clean, prosperous, non
partisan family weekly.
I'nrtly cloudy and warmer nrnlhrr
tonight; Frlilay, umcrnll.v fair.
Trutprrnture at 7 n. m., 30; maximum
iu 24 hour, 41 f minimum. 2!. Precipita
tion lu 24 hour, none. 'Wind vrlovll j-ut
7 a. in., O mik-M. Itrlallve humidity, Innt
eveuing 51, this uKirnlag 76.
Stage Change Pre
fect, feet, clp
St. Paul 3.5 0.1 .00
Red Wing 1.7 .00
I .a Crosse 2.9 0.1 .0u
Prairie du Chien .. 3.0 ... .no
Dubuque 2.9 0.1 .00
Lc Claire 1.3 0.1 .00
Davenport 2.S 0.2 .00
Nearly stationary stages will prevail
from below Dubuque to Muscatine.
J. M. SIIERIER. Local Forecaster.
Oct. 14 In American History.
1044 William Penn. courtier and al
leged conspirator Iu England and
founder of Pennsylvania, born in
London; died there 171S.
1734 Francis LIghtfoot Lee. "signer."
born iu Westmoreland county. V'a.;
1005 The "Portsmouth treaty" nego
tiated at Portsmouth. X. II.. signed
by the emperors of Russia and Ja
pan. ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS.
Sun sets .VIS. rises (!:O.S; moon sets
:to p. in.; (J a. in., planet Venus at
aphelion, farthest from sun.
DINES COOKE'S SECRETARY
Supreme Court Arranges to Hold Me
morial for Justh'C- Scott.
Homer D. Dines of Quincy, former
secretary to the late Justice C. Scott,
Las accepted a similar appointment
by Justice G. A. Cooke, and will
shortly take up his residence in
Alcdo. , The state supreme court has
ai ranged to hold a memorial pro
gram for Justice Sott at Springfield
the afternoon of Oct. 21. The Mer
cer county bar ha3 appointed a com
ru'ttee, composed of Judge H. E. Bur-
Are you tt member of u sec
If so you will be pleased to
know that you may select u
charm, pin or lajxd button from
a strictly new stock.
Xo old fa.sliioiterf abomina
tions, but artistic, pleasing
Masonic, K. or C, inks. Odd
Fellows, Kagles, Mfxleiu Wood
men, C. K., Eastern Star and
I SAFETY Kum
Our Willie has some
'Twas partly football,
Kerler & Co. weave rugs.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus and express. Spencer & Trefz.
Try Baker's laundry for fine work.
Old phone 23"; now 5314.
Call LaVanway, telephone 247, for
carpet, rug cleaning 2nd rug making.
Let Krell & Johnson do your tin
and furnace work. 1316 Third avenue.
II. T. Siemon wants your (in and
furnace work. 152C-152S Fourth avenue.
The Third avenue track improve
ment betweeji Fifteenth and Seven
teenth streets has been completed and-4
once again you can tell a Bridge line
car when you see it.
Xels Ko'.elsen was fined $3 and costs
in Justice j. H. Cleland's court this
afternoon on a charge of assault and
battery preferred against him by Kurt
I.inke. Harry JlcCaskrhi represented
the complainant and Robert Reynolls
represented the deleudant. The case
Axel Dunderberg, formely of M-
line, is now in Chicago, where he holds
a responsible position with the whole
sale houEo of Marshall Field & Co. He
is also studying voice culture with
Professor Sindlinger, the celebrate!
tenor at the Cosmopolitan School of
Music in that city. Mr. Dunderberg
left Moline Sept. 17, and is living with
a party of 11 other young men in an
apartment at 3338 South Park avenue.
Two other Moline hoys, Art Lundcen
and Alfred Nyqulst, are in the house
party and the training which the
boys received while at "Hotel de Bum"
helps more than a little there.
Tries Poison to Get Estate.
Hoitonville, Wis., Oct. 14. Detected
in an attempt to poison her two
brothers and three sisters with strych
nine. Miss Lucy Dietz, 20 years old,
swallowed a quantity of the poison
imd died yesterday morning. The
young woman's attempt on the lives
of her brothers and sisters T.as the
lef-ult of a dispute over the -division
cf their father's estate, valued at $20,-(.00.
Do You Appreciate the Value of Our Trading Stamps?
Just visit our premium room in the old store and see for yourself how many things there are you'll need or would
be delighted to posccss. You'll quickly realize the value of saving our trading stamps.
i omorrow Ba
$3, $5 and $7
Scores of hats for the wo
man who wants a stylish hat
for small expenditure.
Rich beavers ; felts with
out a trace of severity ; hats
of plush and plenty of big
picture shapes and with
these come more of the tur
bans, which are so becom
ing; the new Tricornes, and
new Marquise shapes.
The millinery tables and
cases are filled with other
hats of all types. Trimmed
and untrimmed. felt, beave.
and silk plush ; hats for dress
and street vear; children's
hats ; ready-to-wear hats
cost the merest trifle. We
are prepared for the great
numbers of people who have
promised themselves to get
their winterV, hats before
another week begins,.
Millinery Parlor, 2nd Floor.
men s i anore
H ri.ii a v
You n:ay have a price in mind, you may have a color or a style in mind, or you
may know merely that you want a suit or dress without l:aing decided as to a:iy
of its details. Whatever your attitude, you are sure to find exactly what you wait
here. The greatest variety of styles the widest range of prices. Judge of good
values bv these few illustrations
Special at 15
C "vv l
LI f V; 1
I ' I i? n
Tailored suits of wide wale diagonal, in Line. Lm-vm,
green and smoke, pleated skirts. An exceedingly smart
and higii class suit at the price, $15.
Suits at $20
Women's tailored suits of broadcloth, in raisin, ashes of
roses, gray, smoke and green. 1 rimmed with soutache
braid; skirts pleated. Fine and fashionable suits, $Jo.
31 Silk Jersey Dresses, $22.50
The Jersey dresses which are quite the "go," cling tight
ly to the figure from neck to hips, the skirts being made
of silk, in cluster of full-pleated models. No dresses like
them elsewhere under $31, but v.e mark these only, $22.50
Women's and Misses'
$12 Coats, $5
Five dollars will coat you in the heighth of fashion while
this sale is on. Style, fit. tailoring and material are 'all
that they should be. T.Tistly small "sizes. Special, Fri
day and Saturday only.
Long Covert Coats, $20
Stunning new models iu heavy long covert coats, fash
ionable to the smallest detail, exclusive semi-fitting mod
els, cxtremclylov priced, $20.00.
Broadcloth Coats at $7,50
Handsome long black broadcloth coats, splendidly tailored; you'll appreciate the
' bargain when you sec the coats.
Men's Flannelette Shirts,
worth 75c, sale at . . .
Just the thing for Winter wear, sizes 12 to 18.
Women's $2.75 and
$3 Shoes for . .
Women's shoes in Yici Kid and patent colt, welt soles,
medium and military heels, neat calf tops, blucher style.
Women's 6 Button Spats and garters in black. T.'c value
09c; 50c value, ' 29c. First Floor.
$1.50 Lace Curtains, 54 in. wide, 9 8 c
1'cautiful Lace Curtains in white and ecru, suitable for any
room in the home, special $1.50 AQ
lace curtains now yOC
.... jj-.-j "p0O'r
Week End Flutter in Handk'fs
Ladies hemstitched barred lace and satin stripe and ini
tial handkerchifes, worth 7c, special G for 2oc.
Ladies' all linen hemstitch; J handkerchiefs,
worth l'ic, special .
ch;J handkerchiefs, C
Those "Arnold" Goods
The- "Arnold" Infants' Fine Kivt
Night Cowers, (Gertrude Patterns).
These Garments a:-c::rsi3nej f r
children tyo youns to wear lii'.t
drawers. They ave made siiintie:!
ly long to ui!;w the bottom o thi
sarments u; la drawn together by
mean, yf i a '"iiri ins string, mid
still giv rt-oin i:i plenty.
'They all iJ niivh 'needed warmth
and prol'vti'jii f; r im amount of
"kiiliins" er.u displace tiier.i.
They are made cf the "Arnr.ld'
fabric wliich is knit o that it is
easily penetrable, allowir.g the cx
halat.ioii;; (he s-kin to pa:-s off.
and t.ln ehith heiisnr treated b the
"AronM" l'roeeps in mini'iaetnre
niado very absorbent fo that tbe
inspiration is tal:ea up. whlr-h is
eendneive to heailli as veil a3 -o.n-foit
health, bec:i:;.-e sanitary ccn
dilioi are created, and. comtort be
cause' the taking up of the perspiration allows the mil'-rn if little
pores in the body 10 'brta'n," doinr av ay with
the cau.o of that ' .rritat on" brought about by
, v: ' '" ni ra PMri
lot nisei wear &V S
;ffr; ...:.; A- , v. v.'. Av,
Men's hemstitched colored bordered handkerchiefs,
regular size, worth 7c, special
Men's all linen hemstitched Men's colored silk and linen
initial handkerchief, worth 19c, handkerchief, worth 19c, special
special 15c, 2 for 23c. 15c, 2 for 25c. "
72x90 bleached seamless sheets,
Bargain Friday, !Q
Bheets, each iZc
Large' fringed crochet spreads,
with cut corners, each, $1-43.
28-INCH TENNIS FLANNEL,
YARD 6c The very tbing fcr
gowns and petticoats and worth
lCc a yard: special 6c.
10c DRESS FLANNEL, YD, Cc
28 inches wide; for house dresses
and waist3, worth 10c a yard, take
them quick at 6c.
Bleached table lin
en, 72-in, worth $1
sale . . . . s
Napkins :o match
Underwear and Flosiery
Bargain Friday Specials
Women 's 50c Fleeced Union Suiis, Q
fall Jashioned O JC
Women's heavy fleeced vests and i.icely fleeced pants to
match, well worth 50c, while r
they last . ...1VC
Children's 50c sleeping garments,
heavy ribbed with feet . '
Women's Stockings, special, 10c
Fast black guaranteed stainless, rib ton, double heel and
iuc, regular '. c stockings, special
to go at half price,
Children's 25c Stockings, 3 pairs for 50c
Children's fine combed Egycbu lisle stockings, 3 pai
or 50c, giving you an extra pair "or the half dollar.
A Lpt of Light
for aprons, waists and skirts,
t First Floor.
comforts, Eilkollne covered, filled
with p'.irc white cotton, special,
Wc arc agents for the Maish
comforrts, the best in the
world. Third Floor.
200 lbs of
.12 !-2c Fine
Cotton Batts at
54x74 Inch double fleeced cotton
bhinkcts in pray, tan and v.-blt
splendid S5c values, pneclal, GGc.
OIL CLOTH SQUARES
IV, YARDS SQUARE, 55c.
V2 YARDS SQUARE. 75c.
2 YARDS SQUARE, $1.49.
$5 Wool Blankets
11-4 fan or pray ct-lorcj bord
ers, weight, four pounds, special,
6c Comforter Kcbes at
Er.re"leiit (j.i.i!.!y :r.:hor 11: b
bard yoke com of j ir.k and hi e
striped flaniu lertc, ,c ".n:he'.l
with fancy braid, fd length und
io:J "!). r.
Best 20c Table Oil Cloth
light and dard, yard
Bleached Table Linen,
6J incn, assorted pat
worth $1.25 a yard, 36
inches wide, QQn