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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
(TUESDAY, OCTOBEH 20, ir09.
Get Away jth. TSliipjcWare and
" Jt; wel'ry-If i Absence of . ;
he homo of William II. Dickman,
Sixth avenue, was entered and
.robbed last evening while the ramily
was away for supper, and silverware
.- .and jewelry to the amount of about
1100 was secured by the thieves.
' '. .The burglary took place between C
and 9 o'clock, and was evidently the
.work of -.some one who is acquainted
with the,' premises. The robbery was
discovered about 9 o'clock, when Sir.
- Hickman returned to his home 5 and
found "the house had been ransacked
from top to bottom.
The Dickman family went out to the
. home . of a relative for supper,-and
A they suspect that some one who is ao
quainted with them saw them there
and resized that it would be Ta' good
j chance to rob the house. .
Io ol Know IIatt Tliejr l'jntrrrtl. -
Just how the robbers got. In Is-not
clear but at any rate they did so! and
when they left they had most of. ttiH
silverware, a gold- watch. apd-senr
jewelry which .was in the -house. -Tite
"J .;--,:t V'?" F(iiU5 Vill, Premises Are
; " n W$iot tcaVo . rtue So Far
. , "? , v ty the Police.
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"Ni- : police wero onimunicatejl .lt, -1tut
-tbey could not locate; a.oy thing. ttr-show
,4t 'r.V " who had done the jeuv , ., -
-STOVE tueXPLODES;; FIRE
; jKpai-tWnt tWleijl to'?Iafshall .Sa
, loon o"tjH eiitv,: . "
' V '-'J??r;'4 gasoline VtdW exploded 'jn. the
-'aloo'n of .George. Marshall, 1926
'". -f .' First avjnue thistjjornlng. at'I.t
r . v. j o'clock i .Tbe": blaae waa extinguSssr.Kd
V ' before thVar1vat jeT" the fire da.rt-
luetit;: -r - fv -.
Tbi NO; t t' -lire departmpn,''-a
calleaVto Eleventlfstreet and Third
.aveiine this afternoon where some
grass was burning. The blaze was
easily 'extinguished. j
TAFTHAIELD WITH ;
CANNON AS HE' INv
(CnrvtlniK'cf from Plipe One.)
ble ways would do much towards set-
' tling the transportation problem, which
.' ' njicstion, hp said, was the greatest be-
yvioro. the country today. . He saia mat
wbiio the rivers first and the railroad
. lator - were able to care for lt v thfe
fieicht and passengers offered tcfihem
that taday neither can tloit aloncf In
creased facilities, for public carriers, he
urged as a cryiny need.'--
Last niaht tmfnresident.. the speak
er, diplomats- cabinet members, gov
ernors,? legislators p.y.d several hun
dred representatives of commercial or
ganizatiorti'df states' in ihe . Mississippi
valley boarded a flotilla,- of paddle
wheel stearuferk ;md started down the
Mississippi river bound for New Or
The scene as President Taft's boat,
the Oleander, pulled out from the wharf
at St. Louis was spectacular in the ex
treme. Thousands lined the wharves,
and the great Earls bridge and the
levees were black with humanity. The
moment the Oleander cast off and
drifted toward the main channel every
steamboat at the docks opened its
whistle and screamed the presidential
guest on his way.
On the steamer Quincy were sena
tors from 26 states, many congress
men, including Speaker Cannon, and
a large delegation of the Lakes-to-t!v?
Gulf Deep Waterway association. Sail
. ing well up toward the head of the
column was the steamer St. Paul, on
board which were governors of 2S
states and 30 newspaper men.
I-'onrtren Hi ln-ket.
In the lino was the steamer G. W
Hill, which was chartered by the Illi
nois Manufacturers' association for the
trip, and aboard which was Postmaster
General Hitchcock. The tail of the
procession, which contained 14 big
Mississippi packets, was brought up by
a stcrn-wheelcr named the Illinois, in
charge of Fish Inspector Xat Coben
and bearing the members of the Illi
nois internal improvement commission.
Keys Fined $25.
Harry Keys, the Milan man, who,
with his wife, was arrested yesterday
morning on complaint sworn out by
John Wharton, who charged them with
trespass and assault, was fined $25 and
Pure in the
costs in the justice court of F. 11. Cald
well of Milan yesterday afternoon.
The defendants have appealed tho
TRI CITY RAILWAY AND
CITY COUNCIL AGREE
Moline Aldermen Itevise Demands
and Kt"n.sion of Franchises
Will IJc Granted.
The Moline city council and the
Trl-City Railway and Light company
have come to terms and the ordi
nances for 20-year extensions of the!
lighting and railway - franchises in
that city will pass. The council. In
rnminittw of tno wnn Inst ovninc
reported its demands to be made of
the company in revised form. The
demand for six tickets for 25 cents
on the car lines was withdrawn. New
demands, and to which the company
has agreed to comply, are for a loop
for the Prospect park and Elm street
lines between Thirteenth and Fif
teenth streets and Fourth and Fifth
avenues; a faster schedule . pn - all
lines, the present. Th&xiranm iieing 12
mile$ an fronr -and standardizing of
in uiuinaiui )u i (7uavB : auu uuv uvai
units per.'-cubiefoot for heating pur
I - THE WEATHER
lemiwraturf nt 7 n. ni., 42. Mnxlmuui
ji.3bV hurs (M. !tllnlmnin, 42. lTirrlpl
ration In 24 hours, uobc W ind vrlorlty
at fr a. m., T miirn. Rriattve humidity,
laxt rvrnlBK T7. thin morning h'3.
. . . . . Stage Change Pre-
feet. feet. cip.
St. Paul 3.2 0.1 .00
'Red Wing 1.9 ... .00
Reeds Landing ... 2.0 0.1 .00
La Crosse 2.8 ... .00
Prairie du Chien .. 3.0 ... .00
Dubuque .'. 3.0 ... .00
Lo -Claire 1.2 ... .00
Davenport 2.7 0.1 .00
Nearly stationary stages will con
tinue in the Mississippi river from be-
, low Dubuque to Muscatine
J. M. SHL'RIER. Local Observer.
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.r-0.ci.'26 in American Hisiory.
lS&i' Adelaide Phillips." celebrated
singer. Imh-u; died isyj.
1S71 Miijor General liobert Andersou.
hero of Fort Suiuter. died; born
1900 The strike of the anthracite coal
miners ended in a victory for the
l'J02-Frank Norns. the novelist, died;
bora 1S01. Elizabeth Cndy Stan-1
"ton. "noted -woman suffragist, died;
Vboru 1813. '
Sun sets u. rises tl:21; nunm .sts 4:.11
n. m.; pin lift Mercury visible; ikhui to
day. il:iiitt M:rs s tatimiary.
A rubber mask adorns his nose.
Large goggles hide his eyes,
Two winglike things are on his cars,
As down the street he flies.
A rubber coat enwraps his form.
Great gloves his two hands fill.
A rakish hat is on his head ,
In fact, he's "dressed to klM."
"Chap-o-lene" for chaps.
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 237; new 5344.
Music in Young & McCombs' cafe
every evening 6 to 8 o'clock.
You always get full value In Lewis'
Single Binder straight 5 cent cigar.
Call LaVanway, telephone 247, for
carpet, rug cleaning and rug making.
Let Krell & Johnson do your tin
and furnace work. 1316 Third avenue.
H. T. Siemon wants your tin and
furnace work. 1526-1528 Fourth ave
Use "Chap-o-lene," the "non-sticky"
lotion for chapped hands, face, etc.
Sold by Thomas Drug store.
Don't forget the dance given by the
Regulars on Wednesday evening, Oct
27, at Industrial hall. Gentlemen
50 cents, ladies free. Bleuer's band.
Joe Meyser of South Heights w:is
removed to St. Anthony's hospital yes
terday and operated upon during the
afternoon for appendicitis. His con
dition is reported today as favorabla.
Oscar DeSmet was arrested yester
day on the charge of hunting on the
grounds of the Tri-City Dairy company
without permission. He was tried in
Justice W. H. Schroeder's court this
Mrs. D. S. Metzgar of Port Byron
has found that she has a pass to tha
government island at Rock Island
which was issued to her father, Rlch-
rd Torpin, in August, 1873, the year
before Mr. Hollisier's pass was issued.
She recollects that all passes were
called in some years ago, the co.-n-mandant
of the arsenal securing all
that were out except three. It would
ppar that two of the three were heid
Port Byron. .
news all the time THE
NEW WAY TO SELL
Peddler Frightens Women in an
Effort to Make Them Buy
POLICE HEAR COMPLAINTS
Fanner, on Way to South Dakota,
Drops Off in City f:-r ilis
The police were on the lookout to-
day for a man who has been giving the
women In the ence districts con
siderable annoyance and causing them
I to be. just a little bit frightened. The
.man has beon peddling cards on which
mottoes are printed. He is a very in
sistent salesman and will take no re
bukes, especially if he thinks he can
frighten a woman into buying merely
to get rid of him. The police received
numerous calls this morning from wo
men whom he had frightened by his
persistency and who wanted to make
I sure that he did not return to their
Ihomes to cause them further worry
As the man has no license to peddle,
he will meet with such a reception at
the hands of the police if caught that
he will be apt to hike out to other
Wnnlril One More Toot.',
James Dudley of Wyoming, 111., was
arrested yesterday afternoon and last
evening Police Magistrate C. J. Smith
fined him $1 and costs and allowed
him to get out of the city. Dudley
utopped off here on his way to South
I Dakota, where he is going to work on
a farm. He explained to the magis
trate that he will not be able to get
any "booze" where he is going, and
that he wanted one more "toot" before
he gets out of civilization. He had got
outside of quite a quantity of 'iquor.
and he was in a happy frame of mind
when arrested. He seemed to be sat
isfied with himself and he departed for
his future home with the conviction
that he was ready to settle down to
work and leave whisky alone.
Gets In Wrnnic I'ew.
Augustine Proe of Muscatine came to
this city Sunday in order to do a little
celebrating, and after he had imbibed
i ather freely he became so sleepy that
any place where he could lie down
looked good to him. He wandered into
a house where a negress resides, and
r.he attempted to put him out, but he
was too sleepy to go and he had to be
arrested. Magistrate Smith finpd nim
$2 and costs, and warned him that in
the future he should make sure that
I he got into the right place when he
wanted a littlo rest
William Sullivan and Dan Jackson
were fined $2 and costs each last even
ing on the charge of being disorderly.
Both men were drunk and were picked
up by the officers and taken to the
Robert M. Hackett.
Robert M. Hackett, 130! Sixth ave
nue, died this morning at 3:30. He
had beon ailing five years with dia
betes and had been bedridden since
Deceased was born at Oxford, N. Y.,
Jan. 26, 1S79. The family moved from
Oxford to Muscatine in the same year.
Mr. Hackett lived there till 11 vears
o. when he came to Rock Island. He
had been employed in the printing de
partment of the Modern WToodmen
since that time. He was married to
Miss Blanche Souders in 1S93. Ho
held tho office of financial secretary of
Ueal lodge 60S, I. O. O. F., was record
keeper for the Knights of Maccabees,
and recording secretary of Typograph
ical union 107. a member of Camp No.
2C of the Modern Woodmen of Amer
ica, and of the Spanish-American War
Mr. Hackett is survived by his wife,
Is .Necessary to
Keep Body and I train
' in Perfect Condition
Proper food, deep breathing
and exercise tire required, and
must be taken with regularity.
The scientific food,
makes the rebuilding process
simple and easy.. ;
It contains the "vital" phos
phates and other food essen
tials . for: certainly, renewing
worn out tissues in nerves and
brain. - r
"There's a Reason"
Read the famous little book.
"The Road to Wem-ille," In
every third package.
Postum (''eieal company.
. Battle Creek, Mich.
three children, Gladys, Paul and Mil
dred, his mother and father, Dr. and
Mrs. C. J. Hackett of Muscatine; three
brothers, E. J. Hackett. Davenport. H.
D. Hackett and Ernest Hackett of
Muscatine, and two step-brothers, E.
L. Potter, Hopkins, Mich., and H, A.
The funeral will be held Thursday
morning at 10 o'clock from the home.
Charles Bergquist, 801 Eleventh ave
nue, died at 4:15 this morning after an
illness of two years with catarrh. He
has been confined to his bed since
June 13. Deceased was born in Swe
den March 3. 1S5S. He came to this
city from Sweden in 1SS1 and hid
lived here since that time. In 180
he entered the employ of the Tri-Ci'y
Railway company and worked witli
that company till last April. His run
was on the Fourth avenue line. He
was a member of the Amalgamated
Association of Street Railway Em
ployes, Xo. 313, and of local camp No
309 of the Modern Woodmen of Anie.1
ica. He is survived by his wife, a
son, Alvia C. T., and a brother, Fred
erick of this city, his mother and two
sisters in Sweden.
The funeral will be held Thursday
afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home
vith services at the Swedish Lutheran
church at 2:30. Rev. S. G. Hagglund
pastor of the church, will conduct the
services. Burial will be in Chippian
Frederick F. Fletcher,
Frederick F. Fletcher of Sears died
yesterday afternoon at 5 o'clock at hi3
home of cancer of the bladder. He
had been ailing since Nov. 10, 1905
and has been confined to his bed since
last' July. He was born at Matston
England, May 15, 1828, and came o
this country in 1S71, settling in La
fcaiie, in. tie came to Kock Island n
1875 and had lived in this vicinity
since that time. He is survived by
his wife, three sons, Thomas F. anl
Robert of Sears and Alfred W. of
Youngstown, Ohio, and three daugh
ters, Mrs. Emily Pembleton of Fre-
donia, Kan., Mrs. Elizabeth Hoppin
and Mrs. Olive White of England. Tho
funeral will be held tomorrow after
noon at 2 o'clock from the home
Burial will take place at Chippian
Funeral of Sister Mary Anna Cheru.
The remains of Sister Mary Anna
Cheru arrived this morning over the
Burlington from Albany. Minn. The
funeral services were conducted at St.
Anthony's hospital chapel by Father
Patrick O'Connell; Father Joseph Kel
ly, pastor of St. Mary's church, Mo
line: Father Adolph Geyer, pastor of
St. Mary's church. Rock Island, and
Father Wiliam Cleary, assistant pastor
of St. Joseph's church here. Burial
teok place at St. Mary's cemetery.
THREE BOYS HELD AS
Charged Willi Entering Several Kock
Island llcsidcnccs and Tak
Three boys, members of prominent
families in the city, are under arrest
at the polce station under suspicion
of being genuine burglars. The lads
have been in jail for several days and
it is claimed that they have made a
confession although the police are un
willing to give out any details in
connection with the case. The lads
were arraigned before Police Magis
trate C. J. Smith this morning and
their preliminary hearing was con
tinned until next Thursday. It is un
derstood that they have burglarized
several residences throughout the
city. Tho mother of two of the boys
was at the hearing this morning and
she was almost heartbroken over the
action of her Bons. The lads range
in age from 10 to 14 years.
German M. E. .Church.
There will be preaching service at
the German M. E. church tomorrow ev
ening at 7:30. The new district super
intendent, Rev. F. Mahle, from Peoria,
111., will preach a brief sermon and
will conduct the first quarterly con
ference. Equipment for Philippines.
Three carloads of army equipment
were sent from Rock Is-land arsenal
to Kansas City over tho Burlington
yesterday. They will be sent from
there to the coast on the Santa Fe and
from there to Manila.
Skinner After Postoffice.
C. P. Skinner, former mayor, is tho
latest to enter the race for appoint
ment as postmaster at Moline to fill
the unexpired term of the late W. F.
Eastman. Other candidates are P. S.
McGlynu, John Godchn, E. E. Morgan,
C. M. Hill and C. F. Grantz.
Chicago, Oct. 26. Following are the
quotations on the market today:
December, 104, 104, 103. 104
May. 1044, 104. 104, 104.
December, 59, 59'4, 58, 59.
May, 61, 61, 60, 61.
December, 39, 39, 39, 39.
May, 42, 424. 42, 42.
October, closed 23.35.
January. 1S.90. 18.95. 18.75, 18.92.
May, 18.62, 18.65, 1S.55, 18.65.
In Clothing and Furnishings.
A.re You Getting Your
M. H. SEXTON,
Formerly La Velle's,
October, 12.30, 12.35, 12.30, 12.35.
November. 12.07, 12.07, 11.95, 11.97.
January, 11.20. 11.20. 11.10. 11.17.
May, 10.90, 10.95, 10.82, 10.92.
October, 11.00, 11.00, 10.75, 10.97.
January, 9.92. 9.95, 9.85, 9.95.
May, 9.90, 9.95, 9.85, 9.90.
Receipts today Wheat 101, corn
250, oats 3C9, hogs 13,000, cattle 9,000,
Estimated receipts Wednesday
Wheat- 42, corn 110, oats 206, hogs 24,
f'00. Hog market opened 5 cents higher.
Hogs left over 3.S00. Light 7.351
7.S5, mixed and butchers 7.40(f?8.00,
;ood heavy 7.4CfiS.05, rough heavy
Cattle market opened steady.
Sheep market opened steady.
Hogs at Omaha 2,500. cattle 7,50.
Hogs at Kansas City 17,000, cattle 20,
000. Hog market closed we;U to 10 cents
lower. Bulk sales 7.C5i7.95. Light
7.2507.75. mixed and butchers 7.35W
7.95, good heavy . 7.307.95, rough
heavy 7.30 fi 7.50.
Cattle market closed steady.
Sheep market closed weak.
Northwestern receipts Minneapolis,
today 2G8. last week 33S, last year
236; Duluth. today 41 S, last week 631,
last year 253.
Liverpool opening cables WJuat
lower, corn unchanged.
Liverpool closing Wheat higher.
New York Stocks.
.now lorK. jci. no. Following are
the quotations on the stock market to
I'n ion Pacific lOS'i
V. S. Steel preferred 126'.
K. S. Steel common 87
Rock Island preferred 77
Rock Island common 37
Southern Pacific 126
New York Central 132
Missouri Pacific 67
Great Northern 143
Northern Pacific 145
L. & N. 1K1.V
How to Save .$3 on Congli
Medicine by Making It at Home
Cough medicines, ns a rule, are
mostly syrup. To make the best syr
up, take a pint of granulated sugar.
add one-half pint warm water, and
stir about two minutes.
Get two and one-half ounces of
PInex (50 cents worth) nut it in a
clean pint bottle, and fill up with
the granulated suear svrun. Thi
makes a full pint of . unequaled
cough syrup, for about 54 cents.
Keeps perfectly. You Couldn't buy as
much ready-made couch svrun for
This home made remedy Is pleas
ant to take, and usually stops even
the most obstinate cough in 24 hours.
It Is splendid, also, for colds, whoop
ing cough, bronchial ailments, etc.
Take a teaspoonful every one, two
or three hours.
The sugar syrup is an excellent
sedative. The Pinex is the most val
uable concentrated compound of Nor
way white pine extract, rich in all
the healing elements of Norwegian
pine. Be sure to use the real Pinex
itself. Your druggist has it or can
easily get it for you.
Strained honey can b used instead !
of the syrup and makes a very fine
honey and pine tar cough syrup. 1
J. P. SEXTON, G. W. SEXTON.
Corner Eighteenth Street and Second Ave.
C. F. I
Illinois Central .
C. & O
U. Tt T
B. & O
Republic Steel preferred
Republic Steel common .
. . 80
. . 44
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Tcday's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, Oct. 26. Following are
the wholesale prices on the local
Previsions and Produce.
Live Poultry Hens, per pound. 10c;
ORDF.R a trial sack of Occident
Flour from your proci-r. The
risk is all ours. It cosls you nothing
if yon are not convinced tli.it it suits
you bctUT for every four furfose
than any other flour made.
is cuaranlco'1 by
men vho know,
to be the best in
An your rroccr
i. authorized to re
fund without quel
tion the full pur
chase price ef mny
L f rt-i-
A J.nt ItAfr kirh
afi&ro. . not i -h
A tew Cents tiitrhrr price enable thm
millers to make it highest grado in the
For Sale by
All Tri-city Grocers.
Wc Arc Hcadqurtcrs for
Pyrography and Pierced Brass
The popularity of pyroiaphy continues unabated, t lie great va
riety of new and useful articles, artistically sta.npcd on wood,
coupled with carving, Jewelinr; and tensiling tends to make the
work doubly fascinating. Good "burning outfits" as low as 'J 8 cents.
Gas pencils only 23 cents.
The Art of Brass Piercing
Crafting on metal is the latent fad and promises to be fully as
popular as pyrography. All soits of useful articles come ready
stamped for the work.
Why not start your interest now aud be ready to make beautiful
gifts for Christmas.
An experienced instructor ha been secured to give lessons In
both arts and will be at our store all day Saturday until further
A. W. Crampton, Rock Island
1719 Second Avenue.
spring chickens, per pound, 1 If.
Butter Dairy, 25c to 27c; creamery,
30c to 31c.
Lard 13c to 14c.
Potatoes 55c to (JOc.
Onions 60c to 70c.
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Com, 6c to 7"c; oats, 37c to
40; wheat, $1.
Forage Timothy hay, $10 lo $11;
baled hay, $11; straw, $6.
Ccal Lump, per bushel, 14c; lack'""'
Wood $4.50 per load.
fife ME lifeW I'
We've lots of pretty new
lliingi in jewelry novel, artis
tic, varied. .AH entirely urn
M-lcctctl for the lnif m.is
.til caily tisit Mill In- delight
ful nml ji-t riirt i- to ji.u urn!
we shall te K'cnlly phased lo
slum- JO tlllttllll ttlu tlici- yon
come ns an intending pin t bas
er or not.
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