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THE ROCK ISILAND ARGUS. FRIDAY, MAY 26, 1911.
ARE HELD GUILTY
Bozcar Robbers Due for Terms
in the Illinois Penitentiary.
SONS' STORIES CONVICT
Burglary and Larceny Charged in the
Indictment Are Sustained in
A verdict of guilty was brought in
t noon today by the Jury which heard
the evidence in the B. F. Klugei
lames S:ocum burglary and larcen
:ase. The Jury was out 35 minutep.
sentence by the court has not been
passed upon the defendants, but the
verdict means a term in the state pen
itentiary at Joliet. It was the second
:rial of the two on the charge, they
navlng been granted a new trial aftu
i jury had returned a verdict of gt'i!
iy of larceny.
STEAL HIDES FROM CAR.
Last fall the defendants, both of
rhom are known as bad men, togeth
er with Kluger's two boys, George
ind Fred, went to the plant of the i
Twin-City Rendering company in the
vest end tof the city with the inten
don of stealing hides from a box car
there. The boys kept watch in aa
empty car while the two men broke
Into the other one and threw out the
hides. While they were at work. Offi
cers Dennis Bennett and C. C. Churdi
approached la the police rig and a
pitched battle ensued which ended in
the escape of the fonr robbers. George
Kluger was wounded by a shot in the
leg and his injury led to the Identifica
tion of the totber robbers. Their ar
05!l AID STATE.
Both of Kluger's boys testified fcr
the state at the trial which ended this
morning. But George did so only aft
er being informed that he ran chanct
of going to prison himself unless he
would repeat his testimony told in the
first trial. Fred on that occasion re
fused to testify, but this time he went
on the stand for the state and made a
clean breast of the whole story, which
was enough in itself to convict hla
father and Slocum. The defense put
but one witness on the stand in the
person of Hans Dunkelau of Daven
port. This wltnees swore that Slo
cum was in Davenport the night the
robbery was committed, but in view
pf the testimony of the two Kluger
boys, his story apparently had little
weight with the jury. John K. Scott
appeared for the defense and State s
Attorney L. II. Magill conducted IL.2
SEVTEXCE IS PASSED.
Judge Ramsay, after receiving the
verdict of the jury, sentenced the two
Strictly fresh egg6,
ner dozen 15c
Fine fresh dairy butter,
per pound 20c
Fancy ripe strawberries,
two boxes for 25c
Fresh leaf lettuce,
per pound 1212C
Fresh home grown radishes
green onions, and rhubarb,
six bunches for 10c
Fresh home grown asparagus,
two pounds 15c
Fancy green or wax beans,
two quarts for 15c
Large ripe pineapples,
tw fr 15c
two dozen for 35c
Large ripe bananas,
per dozen 15c
tweet navel oranges, regular
price 30c. per dozen
this sale 20c
Large new potatoes,
per peck 35c
Gingersnaps. soda or oyster
crackers, two pounds for 15c
All varieties of fresh cheese for
th'.s sale, per pound 18c
Seven packages of starch 25c
Eight bars of Lenox soap 25c
Pet cream seven cans for 25c
Lard, two pounds for .. 18c
per pound 17V2C
Nice lean picnic ham,
per pound IfJc
two pounds for 25c
Try our Jersey Cream flour, in
towel sacks, guaranteed or
money refunded, sack 1.33
Phone your order early.
Prompt delivery to any part
.f the city.
700 Twelfth Street
Old phone 413 and SCO.
Xew Phone 3076.
of the State Elks
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SAM R. RYERSON".
Alton. 111.. May 26. The Illinois
convention of the Elks adjourned
yesterday after two days' sessions.
A parade was given in the after
noon. Joliet was chosen as the meet
ing place for 1912. Officers were
elected as follows:
President Bruce Campbell, East
Vice President Roy Piatt. Gales
burg. Secretary Fred A. Farnham
Treasurer Samuel Ryerson, Rock
Executive committee William
Snell. Litchfield: E. A. Hoover. Tay
lorville, and E. R. Smith, Joliet.
men to the state penitentiary at Joliet.
The law provides that they stay there
from 1 to 14 years. Inasmuch as both
have been in prison before and have
the reputation of being bad men, it is
believed that their terms will be near
er the maximum than the minimum.
Sheriff O. L. Bruner arranged to take
them to Joliet this afternoon.
ROUTE CHOSEN FOR
STUB TO SHERRARD
Business Men's Committee Preparing
Iroposfion to Submit to the
In order to forward the laying of a
stub track to connect Sherrard with
the Rock Island Southern main lines
! at Southern Junction, the committee
j of Rock Island Business Men's asso--ciation
which met with the Sherrard
committee yesterday afternoon in
. i Sherrard will arranee a conference
j t witli the business men's committee,
(jthe Sherrard committee and the
V I Southern officials, the meeting to be
i I held in Rock Island. E. B. Kreis, F.
I H. Rockwell. R. W. Lamont ' and
( i Charles Hoff comprise the Rock Island
H ! committee. Thoy talked over pp.ns
)('wi:h the Sherrard men and learned
jj'that it was their desire to have the
jj J Soui hern come in over the highway.
j 1 That right of way would require little
(grading and no bridges and so the
! coit of construction for the six miie
j would be minimum. Sherrard will
'present at the meeting what induce
I merits it may be able to extend for the
bjilding of the stub to Sherrard from
KILLS AN AGED MAN
Train Carrying Davenport Merchants
! Kuits Down John Kcclan
i As the Davenport grocers' special
: on the Rock Island road was returning
' from Cedar Rapids last night, John
Keelen of Wist Liberty was Btruck by
the eDgine and died of his injuries.
r i : . i . . j i - i
.ins mvuii naa iranureu ana in 3 uouy
' was badly mutilated. Keelan, who
was 60 years old, evidently did not see
jthe approaching passenger, for a
freight train was passing in the op
j posite direction. He stepped in the
I pathway of the special. He was on'
j his way from his home to a farm two
a half miles from there, in his home,
! $1,500 was found hidden in tin cans
J and other like receptacles. He owned
j property in Davenport. He was living i
BASEBALL HONORS EVEN
Hock Island High School Team De-
irB '1 1 11- r It.
As a fitting windup for the baseball
'seaso at Rock Island high 6Chooi. tec
: team representing that institution da
I feated the team from Moline high
jfchool in a game which was played
I yesterday afternoon at Exposition
; park. The final score was 8 to 4 and J
ithe game was for seven innings. The
' result evened up the standing of the
two teams, for Moline won a former
game. Exnpke and Willets formed the
battery for Rock Island, and for Mi-
line, Willis and Peacock. Calkins, for
j Rock Island, knocked out three safe
' hits which aided materially in the
1 runs. Reeves at second and Willet
put up good frames in the field.
YOUR ANNUAL CONTRIBU
TION TOWARDS CHARITY
WILL BE COLLECTED SAT
URDAY ANNUAL TAG DAY.
LOVE TO OFFICER
Captain James Reynolds Mis.
taken for a Tenderfoot by
a Husky Amazon.
SEES HIS STAR AND CAVES
Two Colored Street Walkers Are
Arrested and Fined for Dis
Following several complaints to
the effect that colored women were
approaching pedestrians in the vi
cinity of Twenty-fourth street and
were robbing and making indecent
proposals, Captain James Reynolds
and Officers Sehnert and Kinney last
night paid a visit to the neighbor
hood. Captain Reynolds saw one of
the women and walked towards her.
She spoke to him and then put "her
arms around him. The captain sum
moned the officers and they escorted
her to the station. The captain con
tinued the hunt for the other wo
man and was soon rewarded when
he met her. She became rather
friendly and while trying to find if
the captain wore a scarf pin which
6he might appropriate, ran . across
his star. There was a hury to make
a getaway, which was unsuccessful.
And so Emma St. Clair and Daisy
Shannon, two dusky and husky ama
zons, spent the night in Jail. This
morning they were given a hearing
before Police Magistrate C. J.
Smith, who found them guilty of the
charge of disorderly conduct. He
fined them each $10 and costs. Sev
eral complaints have been received
by police from men who claim that
they were accosted by colored wo
men while walking along the streets
and In some instances robbery is
charged. The women were ordered
to leave Rock Island.
AXOTHEIl PAIR TAKES.
Charles Hobson and Maggie Al
len, both of whom are colored were
arrested last night by Captain Rey
nolds and Officers Herman Sehnert,
Dennis McCarthy and John Kinney
for disorderly conduct. The arrest
occurred in the home of the pair at
2504 Fourth avenue. The officers
were searching for another woman
who had caused complaint. The
pair had lived together for two years
as man and wife according to their
own stories. Hobson at first declar
ed that they were married, as did
the woman, but when they were sep
arated and asked as to particulars of
marriage, they faltered and finally
admitted that they were not man and
wife. They admitted the guilt of
disorderly conduct and each was fin
ed $10 and costs.
HOTTEST FOR MAY
Local Record for Month for 40
Years Broken Yesterday
HIGHEST MARK 93 DEGREES
Best Recorded Previously Was OO
Maximum This Afternoon One
The May temperature was badly
sprung yesterday afternoon. Between
2 and 3 o'clock the thermometer in
the federal tower at Davenport showed
93 flat, which is Just three degrees
higher than it has ever been before
during the month of May. accounting
for a period of 40 years. Four times in
the past a mark of 90 degrees has been
attained and up till yesterday that was
This afternoon was pretty warm,
thank you, but lacked a degree at 2:30
of reaching yesterday's maximum. At
2 o'clock the 91 mark had been reach
ed and at 3 it was 92. This appeared
to be the top for the day, as clouds
appeared soon after 3.
FAME FOR PROPHET.
De la Carolla, the Rapids City pro
BATTLES S CO.
1806 SECOXD AVEXUE.
We hare but a limited supply
of the Herkimer county, N. Y.,
cream sharp cheese, that has
that rich mellowness that
compels one to smack bis lips
and reach for more. It is the
chees par excellence for all oc
casions. If you are a lover of
good old, rich, creamy sharp
cheese, get some of this by all
If you and your little ones
haven't yet tried these wafers
and other varieties of Educate
or crackers, you've been miss
ing a rare delight in eating
Phone ns for a tin cow.
phet, was hoisted to fame yesterday
because the fact was noted that he
had predicted the present hot wave.
In a letter to the Chicago Record-Herald
Way 8 he bad forecasted as fol
lows: "On May 24, 1911, a sultry, hot wave
win cause Professor Cox In his high
weather bureau tower, notwithstand
ing Ills tisual control of the lake
breezes, to swelter and get hot under
the collar, with thousands of others
in Illinois and adjoining states.
"This hot wave -will be the forerun
ner of the "low" which the .weatber
bureau chief at Washington will be
compelled to mark on the weather bu
reau maps as emerging from Canada
into the northwestern states on May
"This low,' with another forming
a dumb-bell, approaching from the
southwest, will produce along its path
way heavy rains with a fierce thunder
storm raging in Its breast from the
25th to the 27th of May, when a baro
meter of low pressure will extend over
a vast region of the country, caused
by a transformation of seismic energy,
for an airquake is only a degenerate,
sidetracked " form of an undeveloped
earthquake. Dangerously low temper
ature and all that implies will prevail
east of the Rockies from May 25 to 27."
GETS OX FRONT PAGE.
While the forecast does not. provide
for the continuation of the hot wave
as long as it seems bent" upon remain
ing and there are a few other slight
inaccuracies the 4fact that the main
point was well founded gave the Rap
ids City prophet a prominent place on
the front page today.
TO STATE'S PRISON
Judge Ramsay Incidentally Delivers
Lecture to Young Man Con
victed for Killing.
Albin Sundberg of Moline, convicted
of murdering Carl Nelson, was sentenc
ed to the penitentiary this afternoon
by Judge F. D. - Ramsay. The Judge
gave Sundberg a talk before pronounc
ing sentence, and it had the effect of
causing Sundberg to volunteer the
promise that he will behave himself in
his best manner while in prison and
will endeavor to be a good citizen when
he is released. The evidence in the
case did not show him to be a man of
evil character. It was merely a case
of too much liquor and he was partly
crazed by drink when the affray oc
curred in Moline last fall.
State's Attorney L. M. Magill has se
cured the conviction of seven men dur
ing the past two weeks . Three of these
entered pleas of guilty and the other
four were convicted after trials before
juries. Those who plead guilty were
George Bick, incest; Harry Stork, lar
ceny, and John IngallB, receiving stolen
property. Those found guilty by jur
ies were Frank Corcoran, rape; Albin
Sundberg, manslaughter, and B. F.
Kluger and James Slocum, burglary
Mrs. Anna McKinley has gone to
Houston, Tex., where 6he will make
Mrs. Henry S. Fraser of Indianapo
lis is visiting her sister Mrs. Mary
4 Mrs. George R. Fearons of New lork
City has arrived for a month's visit at
the home of her son, Charles E. Fear
ons, 1228 Second avenue.
Sam Ryerson, A. D. Huesing and
J. C. Barringer returned this morning
from Alton, where they attended the
annual convention of the Illinois State
Association of Elks.
Mrs. William M. Reck and daugh
ter. Miss Winifred, left today at noon
for Greenville, Pa., where they will
visit for several weeks with rela
tives. They will be Joined there be
fore coming home by Herbert Reck,
who is a student at Princeton.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Park of Colum
bus Ohio, arrived In the city yes
terday. Mrs. Park remained for a
visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
William S. Parks. 1101 Nineteenth
street, while her husband continued
on to Lincoln, Neb., on a business
TWO VIVES GIVEN
Mrs. Minnie Lowe and Mrs. Pearl Mc
Clain Charge Husbands With
Cruelty and Desertion. x
Two divorce cases were beard last
night by Judge F. D. Ramsay in the
circuit court and decrees were issued
to both petitioners. Mrs. Minnie Lowe
of this city charged her husband
George Lowe, with extreme cruelty
The couple lived together from tha
date of marriage, Sept. 2, 1S02, untU
eDc, 10, 1908. B. F. Schriver appear
ed for the complainant. The case went
by default, as Lowe failed to put In an
appearance. The same thing was true
,of Wilbert McClain, whose wife Pearl
charged him with desertion. Mrs. Mc
Clain was granted a divorce and was
given the custody of her 4-year-oH
child. The 'couple married Feb. 13,
1805, and separated Sept. 15, 1907.
Tomorrow Last Day.
Tomorrow is the last day for boys
to register for the Y. M. C- A. boys'
camp. Both the older boys and young
er boys must get their names in so
that arrangements for equipment can
be completed. A large number have
expressed their intention of going, but
only three have actually registered as
yet. There must be at least 15 boya
for each group or there will be no
camp. Those who wish to go should
report at once at the office of the as-
H. ''. "V" ;rr 'w
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At any price you want to pay
$15, $16.50, $18, $22.50, $27.50,$30
Light weight cool hats in any
number of different styles. We
have the shape for you.
10c to $10
Cheney silk, silk and wash ties,
25c to $2.50
White and ecru
25c and two for 25c
Nothing but the best enters this store
u u u
75c and 95c
THE FASHION LEADERS
sociation, or they may find that the!
camp has been abandoned for lack of !
applicants. The younger boys will
to camp on June 6, for one week from
next Tuesday, chaperoned by Mi.!
Smedley. ' The older boys are to
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look just as neat
let us fit you out
10 day3 later, under th- care of Mr,
cu,aaB- There will t. a fine outing
go',1 a-' ine w? n-J
Licensed to Wed.
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Model and McDonald
Silk, madras, etc. Also an enor
mous line of shirts with collars
attached and turn back cuffs.
c - 4
$1.00 to $5.00 $
No need to swelter when cool
underwear can be bought at our
B. V. D. coat shirts and knee
drawers, union and two-piece
garments in long sleeves, short
sleeves, no sleeves, ankle and
25c to S5.00
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