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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGTJS. FRIDAY, JUXE 17, 1910.
j AGAIN INDICTED
Grand Jury Finds Second Bill
. in Case of Woman Held
PRISONER AT COUNTY JAIL
Additional Charge Is That of Ac
cessory After Fact Investigat
ing Body on Ilocess.
' The grand jury met for a short
period this morning and made a par
tial report to Judge W. II. Gest in the
circuit court. One indictment was re
turned, it being against Mrs. Ernes
tine Petersen, who is lying in ja'l al
ready charged with abortion. The in
dictment returned today charges her
with being accessory after the fact,
and rt indicates a determination on
the part of the state to have no loop
hole through which she can escape.
The first indictment will be pressed,
but should it fail to convict, the second
one will be brought into play.
After making it3 report and turning
over the indictment, the grand jury
took a' temporary adjournment until
July 5 at 2 o'clock in the afternoon.
The recess is for the purpose of giving
State's Attorney L. M. Magill time to
conduct the prosecution of the J. W.
Hawes murder case. This case comes
to trial Monday. '
AMI I Continue Investigation.
During the time the grand jury is
on recess the fraternal insurance scan
dals will not be forgotten. The slate's
attorney says the search for evidence
will not stop for one minute and that
TLe Oppel-Spencer Co.
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at ur day and ah Next week
$Witn! every Refrigerator, large
.".... :' expensive, we will fill the
lice Free witk every Ice Box
, Your Credit is Good
A Pleasure to Stow Goods
220-22-24 West Tkird Street
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You will find the best baths in If
America at Colfax you will find the hand
somest hotel in the middle west the finest
table the most beneficial water. Famous
for half a century the most exquisite spot
I in Iowa. $3.00 a day for
v H Write for booklet. Hotel Colfax. Colfax.
while he Is busy at work on other maV
ters he will have assistants on the Job.
He also says that he expects consider
able aid from State's Attorney Way
man of Cook county and State's At
torney Burke of Sangamon, both of
whom are greatly interested , in the
prosecution of the Insurance grafters
and anxious to extend whatever as
sistance Is in their power.
Lots of Writing.
The large number of witnesses
brought before the grand jury and the
long stories they have told has made
the work for the official reporter ex
tremely heavy. , E. R. Maloney, the
regular reporter, has written in the
neighborhood of 60,000 words alone,
and with the work done by Ed Reed
and Robert Ramser, who took his
place for two days and a half while
ho was at work in the circuit court,
the total number of words of which
transcripts have been made runs up
to nearly 75,000. Mr. Maloney esti
mates that before the investigation i3
over the transcripts will include 100,
000 or more words.
Transcripts IV o Evidence.
Regardless of the care taken to pre
serve the testimony of witnesses be
fore the grand jury, not a line of the
written evidence of what they said
can be produced in. court before the
jury. It serves only as a guide to the
state's attorney in questioning his wit
nesses while they are on the stand.
In case a witness should tell a differ
ent story in court to the one he gave
before the grand Jury, however, it
would present to the state's attorney
a chance to hold him for perjury, 'as
he could bring In members of the
grand jury to substantiate his charges,
and the transcripts of the grand jury
evidence could be used by the state's
witness to refresh his memory.
Grown in the Imperial valley 110
feet below the sea level. A delicious
breakfast fruit now on sale at low
prices at your grocer.
or small, cheapest or most
"ice compartment Free.
your room and board.
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FROM DECATUR MEET
County Represented by Four Pullers
for 1911 Pharmaceutical
A. J. Riess of Rock Island and
Charles Brumstrom, Gus Lindvall and
Henry Sohrbeck of Moline have re
turned from Decatur, where they rep
resented the Rock Island Pharmaceuti
cal society at the annual convention
of the Illinois Pharmaceutical associa
tion, which yesterday voted t& 1911
meeting to this city. The convention
here next year will be held In June
and will continue four days. It will
bring 1,000 or more visitors to the city.
The convention headquarters will be
at the New Harper house. M. W.
Battles of Moline is president of the
Rock Island county society.
The association elected these offi
President G. C. Lescher, Galesburg.
Secretary W. B. Dale.
Treasurer W. C. Bartells, Campout
IS ROCK ISLAND TO
CUT SUNDAY SHAVE?
Davenport And Moline in Line and
Said Local Shops Will Be Next
to Follow Suit.
After July 3 Rock Island will be
the only one of the tri-cities where
you can get a Sunday shave at a un
ion barber shop.
In Davenport the shops closed
some weeks ago. Moline fell in line
at a meeting of the journeymen last
evening. It was unanimously decid
ed to request the bosses to closa
their places Sundays after July 3. It
is understood that the bosses ars
satisfied with the new arangement.
There was a proposition before the
union to increase the price of a hair
cut from 25 to 35 cents, but it was
defeated by a margin of one vote.
It is understood the Davenport
and Moline unions will bring press
ure on the Rock Island union to Join
in the Sunday closing movement.
I. T. Parker of Aledo was in Rock
James Donovan of South Bend, Ind.,
is visiting in the city.
D. Jj. Coulter of Cambridge spent
yesterday in the city on business.
Val Peter of Omaha Is calling on
old friends in the city, enroute to Chi'
Hon. J. P. Johnson and Mr. and Mrs,
A. Franvere of Funk, ?.eb., were in the
city today visiting friends.
Basil Archer, . 807 Twenty-fourth
street, has returned home after spend
ing several months in the west.
X. A. Robertson arrived this morn
ing from his home in Province City,
Iowa, to spend several days with
D. C. Murphy, 1016 Twenty-third
street, left this morning for Rockford,
where he will spend the remainder of
the week on business.
T. C. Hays arrived in Rock Island
this morning from his home in New
Orleans to spend the remainder of the
week visiting with friends.
Air. and Mrs. U. G. Bond of Wilton,
Iow'a, left for their home last night
after spending the past week In Rock
Island visiting with friends.
Captain and Mts. John Streckfus and
daughters, May and Anna, and sons,
Roy and Verne, will arrive Sunday
morning on the steamer J. S. from
Frederick Mitchell, son of Phil Mit
chell of Rock Island, has returned to
his home from the Tome school for
boys at Port Deposit, Md., for the sum
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Higbee. 4006
Seventh avenue, have departed for a
month's trip in the northwest. They
are spending the week in Minneapolis
and will leave there next Monday for
Patrick Flynn of Des Moines, who
has been visiting in the three cities
for the past ortnght, left Rock Island
this morning for Chicago, where he
will visit for several weeks before re
Joseph Smith, 809 Twenty-fourth
street, who has just completed his
freshmen year at Notre Dame univer
sity, arrived home last evening to
spend the summer vacation with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Smith.
TO HAVE PICNIC ON FOURTH
Port Byron Band Will Celebrate at
The upper end of the county will
celebrate the Fourth at Woodward's
grove above Port Byron, where a pic
nic will be held iunder the auspices of
the Port Byron band. The program
will include speaking by local celebri
ties, music, a ball game between Jos
Hn and Port Byron, foot races, other
contests and day fireworks.
FREIGHT TRAFFIC BARRED
Peoria Council Chokes Life Out of
Not much life is left in the Gales-burs-Peoria
interurban. Tuesday night
the Peoria council, at the suggestion
of residents along the streets which
the company desired to operate over,
amended the franchise to exclude the
handling of freight and reduced the
time from 40 to 20 years. The pro
moters Bay they will not try to finance
the line under these conditions. '
The Are department was called yes
terday afternoon at 3:15 to the foot of
Twenty-fifth street, north of the rail
road tracks. Sharks from an engine
ignited some wood and caused a little
blaze. By the time the hose com
panies arrived the fire was extinguish
ed by employes at the sash and door
William M. Curran.
William M. Curran, a former resi
dent of Rock Island, died in Seattle,
Wash., Wednesday, 3Iay 25, after an
illness of several weeks of heart
trouble. The body arrived here this
morning accompanied by "the dcceas
ed's wife, Mrs. Delia Curran, and was
taken to the Wheelan undertaking
rooms. The funeral will be helu to
morrow morning at 9 o'clock from St.
Joseph's church with interment in Cal
vary cemetery, Dean J. J. Quinn con
ducting the services. Mr. and Mrs.
Curran left here two years ago for
Seattle, where they have been making
their home. Mr. Curran was 51 years
Major Tavner B. Pierce.
At his home, 38 Oak Lane, Daven
port, at 10:30 last night, occurred the
death of Major Tavner B. Pierce after
an illness of heart trouble extending
over a period of seven years. Mr.
Pierce, at the close of the war of the
rebellion, in which he rose by promo
tion on the field from private to major,
engaged in farming in Brown county,
Kansas, remaining there until seven
years ago, when he came to Davenpon
for residence. He was born in sanga
mon county, Hi.. Jan. 30, 1840. His
parents were Tennesseeans who set
tled in Illinois in 1825. He vzfi a stu
dent at Jacksonville (111.) college-when
the war broke out, and he enlisted
with the 10th Illinois cavalry, serving
throughout the siege. Major Pierce Is
a member of the Grand Army post of
Everest, Kan. His marriage with Miss
Mary Fowler took place in St. Louis
in 1868. She survives, with one son
Albert T. Pierce, Portland, Ore. De
ceased leaves the following brothers
and sisters: Mrs. Caroline Willis,
Broken Bow, Neb.; Mrs. Tennessee
Brown, Los Angeles, Cal. ; Isaac
Pierce, Kansas City, Mo.; Iienrs
Pierce, Houston, Texas; V. T. Pierce,
Cowley county, Kansas; Clinton
Pierce, Fort Worth, Texas; Mrs. Kate
R. Searle, Rock Island, and Mrs. Anna
Cunningham, Oklahoma City, Okla. A
grandson, Forest Pierce, made his
home with Major and Mrs. Pierce In
Davenport. The body will be shipped
to Everest, Kan., for burial.
HEALER LOCATES HERE
"Minnesota Boy" Removes from Pe
oria to Rock Island.
J. G. Gallagher, better known as
the "Minnesota Boy Healer," has lo
cated in Rock Island. He comes here
from Peoria, where he remained
nearly two years. Previously he was
at Burlington, Iowa. Although no
longer a boy, the youthful appella
tion still clings to the healer.
Dr. Gallagher affects his cures
simply by the laying on of hands,
claiming not to employ any mechan
ical apparatus. He has settled at
1913 Sixth avenue.
County Board Adjourns.
The county board adjourned its June
meeting yesterday afternoon. The last
action taken by the board was a de
cision to let the auditing of the books
of the county officers go until the end
of the year. At that time, however, it
seems probable that the members will
be in favor of an examination of the
books covering the last four years.
To Confer Degrees.
Rock Island commandery 18, Knights
Templar, will confer the illustrious or
der of red cross on several companions
Monday evening, June 20, at Masonic
Two Excursions Saturday, June 18.
Steamer Columbia to Muscatine at
4 p. m.; fare 50 cents. Steamer We-
nona up the Hennepin canal at 2:15
p. m.; fare 35 cents.
Expect to be
Some' day they don't know
-why or how or when just ex-
pect fortune to smile on them in
some mysterious way why
leave the matter to chance?
build your own fortune lay the
foundation today with a dollar
in this strong bank absolute
safety and four per cent in
teresU s -,
lady Sulger ;
Has removed her office to' Sears, east
of Luchman's garden and with the
help of her guide will bring satis
faction to you.
Do Not Fail to See This Gifted
Lactic . - -
TRAIN HITS TWO
MEN; ONE IS DEAD
Myron Elliott, Ames, Iowa, Is
Killed, Companion Ser
SLEEPING BETWEEN RAILS
Tragic Ending of Firewater Celebra
tion by Pair of Itinerant
Myron Elliott, aged 35. of Ames,
Iowa, died at 8 o'clock last night at
St. Luke's . hospital of Injuries re
ceived when he was struck by an
eastbound Rock Island train in the
west part of Davenport yesterday af
ternoon. Bert Hull, Ames' compan
ion, was hit by the train also and
is at St. Luke's but he will recover.
Hull's home is in Des Moines. The
latter's wife came to Davenport to
day. Elliott and Hull are journeymen
painters. They arrived in Davenport
Tuesday, 'presumably in search of
employment. Each had some money.
Yesterday they decided to leave for
the west. Before going they had a
celebration, in which liquor played
the chief role. The train they plan
ned to board left Davenport at
3-:15. Both were drunk when they
reached the station. They had their
pockets filled with bottles of liquor.
The conductor refused to allow
the men to board the train, ana they
were left behind. Elliott and Hull
then linked arms and were seen
walking west between the rails.
When a mile west of the Rock Is
land station they sat down to rest.
It is supposed they fell asleep.
The engineer of the eastbound
train, which was due at the Daven
port station at 6:30, saw the two
men' between the rails, but it was too
late for him to stop the train in
time to avoid striking them. El
liott's skull was fractured. Both were
thrown off the track by the engine,
Elliott was 40 years of age.
BAD ROADS ARE
FOUND IN SOUTH
Glidden Tourists Forced to Ford
Many Streams Due in Mem
Corinth, Miss., June 17. The
Glidden tourists reached this city
at 9 o'clock this morning. They ex
pect to reach Memphis at 3 o'clock
tl is afternoon.
Sheffield, Ala., June 17. The
route of the Glidden tourists yester
day afternoon was over .a course
which was equally as bad as Wed
nesday's route, deep gulches, high
protruding ruts between the tracks,
stumps and steep hills with dozens
of sharp turns made the going ex
tremely difficult. The fording was
deep and grounded many a motor,
Still more perfect scores were shat
The cars which were penalized
yesterday were the Moline No. 100,
which was assessed 9 points; the No.
105 Parry, 12 points; the No. 108
Carter car, 2 points, and the No. Ill
Westcott, 7 points. The No. 104
Cale car and the No. 109 Carter car
reported in late and their penaliza
tion will not be announced until to
morrow. The penalties were due
to a variety of troubles, ignition,
steering gear and many others.
Water Lower Than Ever Known at
This Time of Year and Fall
, Continues Steadily.
The Mississippi river, usually at a
high stage at this time of year, and for
several years past, has ranged from
8 to 14 feet through the late spring
and early summer, is now probably
the lowest ever known here in the mid
dle of June. Prom present indications
a new low water stage is likely to be
established before the season closes.
The stage today was 2.8 with a steady
fall all the way down from St. Paul,
and the effect of a week's hot, dry
weather just beginning to manifest it
self. The water has been low all
spring, but never as low as now.
Navigation of the stream by steam
boats and the larger launches is he-
The U. S. David Tipton is anchored
at the local port for several days, com
ing from the south.
The bowboat Harriet left here at
9:30 last evening for northern waters.
It is a very unusual occurrence for a
boat to make the trip over the rapids
The Carnival City Packet company
has issued a pretty little folder setting
forth some of the beauties and advan
tages of the river trip for passengers
between Rock Island and Quincy, be
tween which, points its five steamers
operate. The views of scenes along
the river are pretty and the descriptive
matter vivid and interesting. S
"Body Still In River.
The body of Vincent Healey, drown
l in the Mississippi at Bettendorf
Monday, has not yet been recovered.
A Word to the Wise.
A very email amount of money will
L So McCalbe & C0 '
PRESSCUT TABLE GLASS
WARE Handled olives, pic
kles. Jelly stands, nappies, etc.,
values up to 20c. Saturday
CLOTHES LINE PROPS, made
of hard wood; special for Sat
CREAM AND SUGAR SETS,
large assortment of oeautlful
decorations, 50c and 5( va!ue3.
Just for Saturday, set, 25S
JAPANESE CHIMES or wind
bells, the large siztf, Saturday,
PETTICOATS, LACE AND
EMBROIDERY trimmed, um
brella style, 50-
DRESSES, OF WHITE LAWN
and nainsook, tucked and lace
trimmed, ages to five years,
DUTCH AND LOW NECK COL
LAR PINS now so popular. A
most advantageous purchase;
give you these at half, 18-
"AIR-FLOAT" TALCUM, 10C
ENGLISH ROSE and Witch
Hazel soap, 2 for
MISSES' AND CHILDREN'S
ribbed hose, as a Saturday filer,
according to size, per pair, 8C
7C, 6C and 5.
WHILE 50 LAST, EACH 10.
CHECKED APRON GING
HAMS, usually Tfc, per yard,
Altetation Shoe Sale Bargains
Special Lots Offered
Men's Women's and Children's
Less Than Cost-
Owing to the "sky-high" prices of rubber, clothes wringers have
taken a Jump up in prices. We got in some 10 dozen on the old basis
and offer them at ..hose very interesting prices:
COMBINATION WASH BENCH
and wringer stand, complete
with household wringer, with
11 inch white rubber rolls,
should sell at $7.50, while these
last 35 75
THE NEW ROYAL stoel frame
More Jockey Carts, Special $1.19
ANOTHER SHIPMENT of 50 has
just been received. Fine for the
little folks and parents alike. A
Made of Persian and velvet
very nobby 25 A to 58-
2,000 OF THOSE EXQUISITE CARNATIONS jncluding fancy vari
eties, for Saturday, per dor 23.
60C LADIES' RIBBED umbrel
la drawers, lace trimmed,
all day, 37.
' Round Japanese
FINE FOR PORCHES or boats.
start you to own a home anywhere In
South Dakota. Bear & Foster.
Notice of Dissolution.
To Whom It May Concern : Know ye
that the copartnership heretofore ex
isting between William M. Beal and
Charles H. Warwick, doing buslnes3 at
the city of Rock Island, at No. 1C00 Sec
ond avenue, Illinois Theatre Luflding,
rsrr, ..jt fr-flf J t .- -li
ONE DAY ONLY, tooth brushes
worth up to 20c, pick for 10-
IN THE HAIR GOODS SEC
TION, cluster puffs in all
shades of brown, only 90S
FRENCH CORSET COVERS,
of nainsook, val. lace trimmed
and run with ribbon, JO
AMONG THE REMARKABLE
VALUES in the women's night
gown section are cambric night
gowns, slip over style, embroid
ery trimmed, 60-
Wo... EN'S TAILOR MADE
- WA8H SKIRTS in tan. olack.
and navy, strappings of white,
THE WAIST SECTION comes
into the Saturday limelight
with a splendid offer of $1.25
and $1.50 lingerie and tailored
waists at $1.00; you can't afford
to miss these, Sl-OO-
A GROUP OF BARQAIN8 FOR
THE CHILDREN. EACH ITEM
IS WAY BELOW ACTUAL
DRAWERS' with hemstitched
GOWNS, cambric lace trimmed.
GOOD ASSORTMENT STAPLE
seersuckers, worth 10c per yard
8UMMER STYLE DRESS
PRINTS, extra good qual'ty,
per yard, 4'.
OUR DOUBLE X FINE brown
muslin, per ,yard 4'
wringer, solid white rubber
rolls, warranted for fivo years,
THE NEW IMPROVED Cres
cent steel frame clothep wring
er, warranted for one year, very
special, S2 59-
strong, roomy, handy vchlcl
with rubber tires; while the lot
la3ts, only Sl-19
combinations; also plain;
KIOTO MATTING SUIT CAS
ES, all day Sl-lf)
MEN'S $1.25 AND $1.00 per
cale shirts, 79.
LADIES' JERSEY RIBBED
Vests, 10c quality, all day GV
Grass Seats 5c
while 300 last, special, only 5.
Sewing Table 84c
For Saturday s
selling we offer 1CI
folding tables a
pictured. Made of
ha-id maple with 36
inch rule on top;
e&fj to fold and set
out of way. One on
ly to a customer. No
pbon ore C.O.D. 01 d
ers accepted. While
100 last, specicl,
; the Evening
under the name and" style of the Beal
Tailoring company, has be?n dissolved
by mutual consent. The said William
M. Beal, continuing the business, as
sumes all bills and has authority tc
collect all assets.
WILLIAM M. BEAL,
CILRLES 11. WARWICK.
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