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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY. JUNE 17, 1911.
BOND TO SECURE
FUNDS FOR CITY
Officials Agree to Sign Docu
ment to Protect County
IS URGENT NEED OF MONEY
Over $30,000 Required to Meet Mu
nicipal Obligations lied Up
Awaiting Court Ruling.
If a plan which was outlined at
an informal meeting of the Rock
Island commission yesterday with
the city attorney is carried through
the funds which are now tied up in
the county treasurer's office will be
available for municipal use within a
few days and the officials will not
be so handicapped in their work as
in the past month.
Following the decision of the San
gamon county treasurer to withhold
the funds of Springfield because of
a question in regard to the legality
of the commission form law, W. H.
Whiteside, treasurer of Rock Island
county, decided to stay on the safe
side of the fence and await the court
test. His action left Rock Island,
and Mollne as well, short of funds
from the general tax levy of last
year. Recently the circuit court up
held the law and the case was taken
Into the supreme court. It will be
tested before the latter tribunal in
TO PROVIDE JOIT BOND.
If the city would be forced to wait
until that decision is made there
would be a scarcity of funds for
even the most pressing necessities.
The plan which was outlined pro
vides that a bond of $20,000 be fil
ed and that the amount which Is now
in the hands of the treasurer, some
$30,000, be turned over to the city
treasurer. The mayor and five com
missioners and city attorney - have
already signed the bonds for $1,000
each and are working among the
bankers for the additional $14,000
which Is required to release the
There is little question In the mind
of the people generally as to the le
gality of the commission law. The
action of the commission is com-
menaaDie m every way. As soon
as the rest of the 1910 taxes are
collected. It will be turned over to
the city and eventually the entire
amount will be released on the $20,
OM.V THIIEE HELD B4CK.
It was reported at the meeting of
coinmissioii form officers in Peoria
a few weeks ago that only three of
the commission form cities were be
ing held back by the action of the
county treasurers, so it can be seen
that the amount should rightfully
be turned over. The sum belongs
to the city and the commissioners
were elected In pord faith as the
proper men to carry on ike wcrk o:
the city and to spend ihe municipal
KNIFE AND BOTTLE
ARE USED IN FIGHT
William Pole, Keuiuranteur, Fare's
Worst in (lash With Steam
Armed with an umbrella, William
Frailer (colored) attacked William and Mrs. J. C. Jensen. S04 West Fours h
Pole, proprietor of a restaurant on;strfet Davenport, got hold of a bottle
fwentleth ttreet near Fust avpim.! ri,iu vc,.i, micfi,
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disorderly conduct. Pole today is
sporting a badly discolored optic and '
a small wound npar the eye. Frazier j
had gene into the eating house fori
an evening meal after he had left an appropriate rroram bv the meni
his duties cs second steward of the!,er!- of tht, Sundav school at the wi-.-j
Morning Star. There was trouble man Lutheran church. Twenties hj
. --- street and Fourth avenue. Rev. pu. j
318 Seventeenth Street
Being the only J. H. U.
; shop in the city we de
serve the support of the
E. VV. STRATT0N
SUIT SALE $20
TROUSER SALE $5
Illinois Theatre Building
in the place during . his presence
tfcere and he claimed that Pole had
brandished a big butcher knife. Fra
zier ran outside and carried with
him a beer bottle. He had eaten lit
tle of his repast and had paid for
all of it, so he returned for his
money. He claimed that Pole start
ed after him and the blow followed.
It developed at the hearing that
Pole was partly to blame and so the
charge against Frazier was lessened
to disorderly conduct.
J. D. Beecher is visiting with his
sons in Cincinnati.
Miss Pearle Price left at noon to
day for her home in Deming, N. M.
Miss Darline Code of Bradford,
111., has arrived for a visit in the
Mrs. C. L. Walker and daughter
left yesterday for the Walker sum
mer home at Wequetonsing.
Mrs. Tillie Simmons-Linde, accom
Danied bv two sons, is spending a
few days with her sister, Mrs. W
A, Darling at 940 Nineteenth street.
Miss Ruth Reticker, who recently
was honored with membership in the
Phi Beta Kappa fraternity and ap
pointed as college aide at Chicago
university, will arrive home tomor
row for the vsummer vacation.
DR. BRANDELLE A
SUICIDE IN EAST
Former Resident of Rock Is
land Drowns Self in An
VICTIM OF NERVOUSNESS
Has Been Filling Professorship at
Bates College, Maine Located
There Three Years.
(Special to The Argus.)
Portland, Me., June 17. Dr. Da
vid W. Brandelle, professor of his
tory and economics at Bates college,
Lewiston, 'Me., suicided in the An-
driscoggin river by calmly walking ,
into the water till it covered him. j
Later the body was found. He wa3
a victim 'of nervous prostration and j
was about to enter a sanitarium. He
was born at Altoona, Pa., and grad -
uated in 1899 from Augustana col-;
lege, Rock Island. He lived some
time at Rock Island and other
points in Illinois. He was a grad
uate student at Yale and had been
studying in Germany. He had been
at Bates college three years. He
leaves a mother.
SHOCK TO FRIEXDS.
The news of the suicide of Dr.
Brandelle was a great shock to his
friends in Rock Island, where he was
well known, having made his home
in this city seven years. After his
graduation from Augustana Dr. i
Brandelle taught Swedish Lutheran
parochial schools in Rock Island and
at other points in Illinois. He was i leged by Atkinson that after Fass
36 years old. Besides his mother i nacht ha.! found his pockctbook he
he leaves a brother, the latter a res-j helped himself to the money in it
Ident of Denver.
TAKES DRUG BY
Child Thinks Carbolic Acid Cough
Syrup Will Recover.
Murcll, 2 year-old daughter of Mr.
-ruP, receiving some se-j
vere burns about he face and hands.
She probablv will recover.
y0 observe Children's Day.
ruiiiron-s iqv h-;h nr i,;Crvn,i
w uneim win preacu a sermon on 1 .e
'Great Blessing cf a Christian Ed"-.i.-i
jtion." In the evening there will be ai
j sermon for the young people. j
Licensed to Wed.
G. Adolph Swanson Molir.?
Emma Ericson Moline
Roland K. Camming Moll'.'?
Louise W. Kline Moline
Pleasant Sunday Trip.
Steamer Helen Blair to Muscatine
and return. Leaves 3 p. m.. returns
10 p. m. Fifty cents round trip. Call
June 1 7)
OF DRUNKS, HELD
Colored Crook Is Bound Over
to Grand Jury on Charge
CONFESSES HIS GUILT
J. A. Donavan and Iawrence Lamb,
Pair of His Victims, Appear
Against Him in Court.
William Smith (colored) was
bound over to the grand Jury under
bonds of $2,000 yesterday afternoon
by Police Magistrate C. J. Smith on
two charges of larceny. J. A. Dono
van of Iowa City and Lawrence Lamb
of Lost Nation, Iowa, were the com
plaining witness. There was a
third charge of larceny as bailee of
$9 from Will Bergston, but it was
dismissed because of lack of evi
dence. George Reasoner .(colored), under
study of Smith, was arrested last
night by Officer Sidney Pearson. This
morning he was fined $150 and costs
on a charge of disorderly conduct.
He was sentenced to the county jail.
Reasoner had been working with
Smith and had probably had some
thing to do in the robbery of the
drunkards who were rolled by Smith.
Smith does not deny his guilt.
Lawrence Lamb, one of Smith's
victims, was. Smith said, drunk
at the time of the robbery, as
were the other victims. Lamb is
an old man and he was brought into
the station night before last and at
that time he was carrying a heavy
cargo of fire water. Yesterday after
noon, after Smith was bound over,
he stated to the court tnat he was
going back to his home at Lost Na
tion, but as yet Lamb has not gotten
there. Booze was evidently too much
for his self control, for this morning
he was found lying in an alley, sleep
ing off the effects of another debauch.
He was again taken to the police sta
tion. FIXED AS DISORDERLIES.
Thinking that thn cvMdtio scall.
abe wag insufflcient to prove the
guilt of Michael Duggan, Frank
and David Sharpe on
I State's Attorney G. C. Wenger asked
lthat the cases be dismissed in the
court of Police Magistrate C. J.
Smith and charges of disorderly con-
duct be preferred. The trio attempt
ed to break into the home of Frank
Morpart, 532 Twentieth street, last
Sunday evening, but were caught by
the intended victim. Tlfere Is a
question as to their guilt. On the
charge of disorderly conduct, each
was fined $200 and costs and sent
down to the county Jail to serve sen
tences at $5 per diem.
On the evidence of Michael M.
Kelly the case against Antou Fass-
nacht, charged with the larceny of
$52 from the pookotbook of Robert
Atkinson was dismissed.
It was al-
and then returned it to The Argus
' office In response to a lost advertise-
ment. Kelly testified that he had
been the first to pick the pockctbook j
up and that he had found it on the
i road together with several papers j
land a bank book which were scatter-j
led about. He met Fassnacht iiu-!
i mediately after the find and told him !
i of it. Fossnacht, he stated, found !
the name of the owner in it and stat-
ed tuat hc would returu it.
ttmizti i'oi.h e ( oiht news.
Ellen Gorman, a street walker.
was arrested last nignt and lined j nte cult, now on trial charged with ab
$10 and coits for disorderly conduct, i duction, today began a hurried effort
She was told to leave town. to revise their plans for the defense of
Frank Smith was lined $15 and j iheir client. Both Mildred Bridges and
costs for disorderly conduct. J Mona Rees, the two girls taken in the
Scott Welday was given 3 4 days police raid on See's home, and who
in the county bastile on a charge of were named by See a3 two chief dis
vagrancy. j ciples of his cult, spent. this morning
John Fisher wuo lined $5 and i with his attorneys preparing for the
costs for disorderly conduct, lie was
arrested by Officer John Furlong.
Means of Getting $60,000 Out
standing Considered by
70 PER CENT IS NOW IN
; Directors of the School Are to Be
j Chosen at Today's Meeting at
Duluth, Minn., June 17. Augus-
I tana synod of the Swedish Lutheran
church of America will today take
up the discussion of the best way
to collect the balance of the assess
ment amounting to $60,000 made at
the semi-centennial last year. The
assessment amounted to $250,000, cf
which about TO per cent has been
collected. This money is used to
create an endowment fund for
Augustana college in Rock Island,
SOME JCST BEGIX.MXG.
The various conferences were as
sessed according to their member-
ship and some have collected as high j
as 90 per cent of the allotment, while !
otters are enly beginning. Directors 1
of Augustana college also will be
chosen at today's session and matters
pertaining to the . educational fund
will be taken up,
Rev. Joseph A. Anderson of Boone
Iowa, president of the Iowaconference
of the Swedish Lutheran churches, and
J. H. Hauberg of Moline, 111., were
named as two of the four-year-term di
rectors of Augustana college at the af
ternoon session of the synod today.
S3 SEW CHURCHES ADMITTED.
St. Paul, June 17. Election of
officers, admission of 33 new con
gregations to membership and the
discussion of St. Olaf college affairs
were the matters of interest before
the clergy and laymen yesterday at
the national convention of the Unit
ed Norwegian Lutheran Church of
America. The following are the new
President Rev. T. H. Dahl.
Vice President Rev. N. J. Elle-
Secretary Rev. J. C. Roseland.
Treasurer Erik- Waldeland.
The president was elected to
serve for a period of three years,
the other officers for one year ach.
WANT TO PUT COUNTY
PRISONERS AT WORK
Supervisors Committee to Confer
Again With Commissions of
the Two Cities.
A committee of the county board
of which Supervisor S. R. Wright is
chairman, will confer with the Rock
Island commission next Monday in
reference to finding employment for
prisoners who are now kept at the
expense of the county. A meeting
will, be held with the Moline com
mission also. "Our idea is that
these prisoners' ought to be put at
work," Chairman Wright said. "Un
der the present arrangement they
lie In jail and are fed and lodged at
the expense of the county without
giving any return. They, have a soft
snap. We believe that these fellows
could be kept busy cracking rock on
the roadways, those leading into the
cities, and those in the country dis
tricts. We believe the city, where
the prisoners furnish rock for ute
of the municipalities, ought to make
a small dally wage allowance, this
to revert to the county. Where the
rock is furnished the county let the
county be charged for labor per-.
RAID ON GAMBLING
Owners of Property on Twentieth
Street Occupied by Yingling
to Be Prosecuted.
State's Attorney L. M. Magill filed
information in the county court this
mo'rning against Jacob Ohlweiler
and Rosa Albrecht for renting prop-
erty for gambling purposes and
i capiases were immediately issued.
! The property referred to is located
j at 220 Twentieth street and is occu
j pied by II. P. Yingling. The prose
J cution is the outcome of a raid on
a gambling room made by Sheriff O.
L. Bruner a month ago.
FEAR TWO GIRLS AS
Counsel for Evelyn Arthur See ;t't
Postponement of Trial to Pre
Chicago, June 17. Consul for Evelyn
Arthur See, founder of the absolute
examination they will have to undergo
on the witness stand next week. Af
ter the opening address of Assistant
State's Attorney Frederick Burnham, j
in which plans for the prosecution were
exposed, counsel for defense were
granted a postponement until Monday
in which to arrange their defense. The
hardest fight of tjpe defense will be to
prevent the two girls being cailed as
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framing- and general fur
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"To Schuetzen Park,
Sir," She Said.
John D. Brockmann, Banker,
and Leas Lingafeldt, Mer
chant,. Pass Away.
LATTER GOES SUDDENLY
Suffers Apoplectic Altack and
pires in Two Hours Mrs.
George X. Pratt Dies.
John D. Brockmann, 73 years old,
vice president of the Iowa National
bank, and Leas Lingafeldt, 55 years
I uiu, piuuunem reiau grocer, iwu ui
the well-known citizens and business
men of Davenport, died at their
homes in that cify last night.
Mr. Brockmann had been ailing
two weeks of a tumorous growth.
He expired at his residence, 1043
West Fifth street. He was a native
of Germany and settled in Daven
port in 1865, having lived there
since. For 17 years he was a mem
ber of the city park commission. He
was one of the organizers of the
Iowa National bank, which was
launched in 1889. Mr. Brockmann
was prominently identified with the
German-American societies of Dav
enport. In 186o he was united in
marriage with Miss Hansine Peter
sen. The widow and a son survive.
AIMUM.KC'TIC STHOKK FATAL.
Mr. Lingafelt was seized by a
stroke of apoplexy at 7:30 and died
two hours later at his home, 633
East Fourteenth street. Mr. Linga-
felt had been in the grocery business
in Davenport 25 years. Aside from
his interests, he was an extensive
land owner In Canada. At the time
of his death he was vice president
of the Iowa Retail Grocers associa
tion and president of the Davenport
Retail Grocers' association. He was
a prominent Mason and Elk. He is
survived by his widow and a daugh
MHS. CHOUGH X. I'll ATT.
Mrs. George N. Pratt, 811 Seventh
avenue, passed away yesterday at 6
p. m. at St Anthony s nospitai.
Death came from an attack of
uraemic poisoning. Julia Veronica
Lyons was the youngest daughter of
the late Mr. and Mrs. John Lyons of
Sterling, 111., where she was born
Dec. 9, 1S1, and where she lived
until her removal to Rock Island
Aug. 19, 1S01. She was educated
at Wallace school, graduating with
the class of 1899. Oct. 27, 1910,
she was united in marriage in St.
Joseph's church with George N.
Pratt. Besides her husband, Mrs.
Pratt leaves two sisters, Mrs. Mary
E. Marron and Catherine J .Lyons.
Mrs. Pratt was a member of St. Jo-!
seph's Altar society and Prosperity!
camp No. 3831, R. N. of M '
The funeral will be from the home j
of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Marron, i
J1 Fourth avenue, at 2:30 Sunday;
afternoon. Services, will be con-;
ducted In St. Joseph's church. Dean I
v i til r.. 1
J. J. iuiuii win uiiRiaic. ourjiii
will be in Calvary cemetery.
John A. Mohr, who died at Hamp-i
ton Thursday, will be burled Monday,'
the services taking place at Hampton!
Catholic church at 9 a. m., conducted j
by Father Kneiry of Rapids City. In
terment will take place in the Hamp-i
ton cemetery. j
Capital Raised to $40,000,000.
Harrisburg. Pa June 17. The office !
of the secretary of the Commonwealth :
today received notice that the Phila
delphia Locomotive works, recently
chartered with capital of ?-j0,00, hud
Are You Goin:
Band Concert Sunday
There - Ride
voted to Increase the capital to $40,
000,000. The Baldwin Locomotive
works is taken over by the new con
cern. Conductors' Memorial Service.
The local divisions of the Order of
Railroad Conductors and Brotherhoo I
of Railway Trainmen will hold m-n-.
orial services for dead members at
their hall on Fifth avenue ar.
Thirtieth street tomorrow morning at
9 o'clock. Dr. W. S. Marquis of Broad
way Presbyterian church will conduct
the service. The families of membe.s
are invited to participate.
Recommitted to Hospital.
Amanda Hincher of Rock Island
was last evening adjudged Insane by
a commission consisting of Drs. A.
E. Kohler of Moline and C. O. Bern
hardi of Rock Island and was re
committed to Watertown hospital by
Judge R. W. Olmsted.
EXPECT NO DEVELOPMENTS
Battleship Maine Still Presents Ser
ious Problems for Engineer.
Havana, June 17. "No further de
velopments of importance in connec
tion with the uncovering of the wreck
of the Maine are probable within tl.v
next 10 or 12 days," said General V
H. Bixby last night, following the com
plete circumnavigation of the wreck
in a launch by the board of American
officers who are supervising the wo'k.
A minute examination was made of
all portions of the ship now exposed
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