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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. -MONDAY. OCTOBER 9, 1911.
GRIND IN POLICE
COURT IS HEAVY
Magistrate Hears 16 Cases
This Morning', Many Arrests
Being Made Yesterday.
THREE NEGRESSES FINED
-GueseTOOk' Being Street "Walker
"Whiter Woman Sen to
Two"baaeTs, Esns.Flck and M. P.
"Hanson of Davenport were arrested
yesterday by Oncer Herges for assault
and battery. This morning Fick -was
fined flO and costs -and Hanson paid
IS and costs. The . pair had . imbibed
too freely- It la aald. and a -wrangle,
over , small matter ended In the bat--Q
and police court scene.
The- grind In Che ponce- conrt was ex
ceedingly heavy- this-morning, some 16
cases taring been tip for bearing.
Among the motley array were four
women, three of whom are negresses.
Bertha Houston, Marie Booker and
Sarah Brown, all claiming Iowa cit
ies as their bomee, were arrested Sat
urday night by Detective Sehnert and
Officer Kinney. Rather It was early
yeeterday morning that the arrests oc
curred. They were charged with dis
orderly conduct for street walking.
Bach was assessed $50 and costs and
sent to the county Jail for 10 days
WHITE WOMA5 JAILED.
Mrs Kate CMne of Davenport who
has served before in the county Jail
was sent down for 15 days this morn
ing Her face was battered and appar
ently she was In some sort of fight.
She Is exhibiting a badly discolored
Charles Johnson was arrested by Of
ficer Meen&zi Saturday and was put on
the city rock pile for $25 worth ol days
at 2 per day. He was drunk Saturday
and while intoxicated picked several
scraps with passing pedestrians.
Charles Schultx was put on the chain
gang to work out a fine of $15 and
costs. The remainder of those Riven
hearings this morning paid their fines
and were dismissed.
DECLARE THEY HAVE
NOT PUT UP MONEY
Brewery Interest f)eny Report of
Contributing to $1,000 License
Denial Is made by brewery Inter
ests In Rock Island of the statement
that they are a'.dir.g in augmenting '
the funds which are to be used by
the liquor interests to defray the
campaign expenses in the fight
against the ordinance provides for a
Jl.fiOO license for saloons. The brew
eries declare they have made no such
contribution as has been stated.
The statement was given out Sat
urday from one of the retail dealers
who made the assertion that the
breweries, controllers of almost all
or me saioons ;n noin isiaiiu an- au-
vancing the preater part of the
amount pledged. $7,000.
The Retail Liquor Dealers' asso
ciation will not fight the issue as an
association, a division havint; devel
oped on the question. One faction
favors the raise rather than a fight
while the other favors a fight at any
cost. The faction in favor of fight
ing Is that which is made up of sa
loon men away from the central busi
IN FINAL HEARING
Evidence, Long Delayed. Showed That
W. J. Surr Was Agsrcssor in
Finally after several con Inuancr?.
the cases of W. .1. S'irr and r imon.l
Verbiest have been closed in 1 lie po-
Uric Acid Ailments
Lumbago, Gout, Ec
zema and the lik immediately sug
gest to the well posted drug
gist that Great British com
The Kin Remedy
He knows that in Enii'.and
wT.cre rheumatic troi.il. -a ire
ruost persistent. CKLMO l.r.s
brovsht relief to tho-isaris cf
sufferers. Is iiitroducticn
into this country nas ieca a
blessing to An:erirar.s. m.u: t f
whom had suffered for
years or more.
CELMO, unlike other ri.u
maiic rcractlj's. does not J.s-trri-.
the digostion. heart or
nerves. Neither does it nicely
oc:;di the pain. Th? r.-".'.f
i.r. i ctfCening of Joints sr.d
m'.:sck-s is prompt and per-i.a-r':v.
Your drug?is: '.!
UUT.i CCLiO to V3-1. i'r.-v.--
:nc that iu .-ucccs in yc-ur
case -Ai'l trer.gt';cp c-"r fa
vrtaVlc opinion cf him.
Tiii: C1.LMO COMPANY"
lice court with the fining of the former
for disorderly conduct and the dismis
sal of the latter on the same charge.
Surr was fined $5 and costs. The case
has been up In the air for a'week and
each of the defendants had been grant
ed continuances to secure more wit
nesses. Saturday, Surr was found to
be the aggressor in a fight and Ver
blest was thought to be guilty as well.
Final evidence this morning substan
tiated Verblest's story in most details
and so he was dismissed. The for
mer charge of assault and battery
against both defendants was amended
PAIL BE ABOLISHED
County Superintendent S. J. Fergu
son Thinks Drinking Backet
Worse Than Cups.
County Superintendent of Schools
S. J. Ferguson has sent out a letter
to the directors of every school In
tea county, recommending that a
five-gallon enameled reservoir or
water tank be procured with one or
two lever faucets and that the tank
or reservoir be filled at least twice a
day and in this way eliminate the
"death cup" from those schools in ! 11 13 carried out, the factory will he
which It Is Impossible to Install thejerected in the fast growing west end
bubbling fountains. j section of Rock Island.
His contention is that the common
bucket Is worse han the drinking
cup, as when all the children dip
their Individual cups into the bucket
the contents become the source of
the propagation of disease.
An appeal was also made for prop
er heating and seating. The seats
should fit the children as oftimes
they are too large. He also brought
out the fact that a bare stove will
not comfortably warm a room. Some
children will burn while others will
suffer with cold. Cards were mailed
to the directors for a reply, and af
ter receiving reports from each
school, steps will be taken towards
accomplishing needed reforms along
the lines suggested.
H. W. Crawford left last night on a
trip through the south.
Eli Mosenfelder left Saturday night
on a business trip to New York.
Miss Kate Scully, who has been op
erated on at St. Anthony's hospital,
where she has been for the past eight
or ten days, is reported doing nicely.
Miss Lieona Ccpperstein has resumed
her duties at the New Harper switch
board after a vacation of three weeks,
during which time she visited points
of interest in the west.
Mrs. Jame3 Conner and Oscar
Schmidt have returned frcm their mo-
tor tour in the east, having been ac-
coruranicd home from Calumet, Mich.,
by Mrs. J. W. Clark of that city, who
will visit here.
Rev. C. O. McCullough, former I
Rock Island has gone to Portland,
Ore., where he has accepted a call to:
Ceof ,thc,newer lurches near,
, Portland Ills sons are both local-
e,i ,n that portmn of the country and
are practicing law. Rev. Mr. Mc-
Cullough is still nominally a mem
ber of the Illinois conference of the
Methodist church, having been ap
pointed as assistant pastor of the lo
cal First Methodist church so that
he could retain membership in the
SHERIFF BRUNER IS
A VERY SICK MAN
County Oftlcia, CoWcd to IHs U'Jm I
With Severe Attack of Fry- j industry is spread abroad, the popular- i
Sheriff O. L. Brunor is very ill with j
orysipelr.s at his hone, 1111 Twenty-;
first street. The pheriff has been in- j
disposed t''T some time and the de
velopments of the past two days have
occasioned n:-:ch r.nxiety, but it is
sincerely hoped thp.t he may
experii-ace a change for the better
and that his recovery may be sure
Webster Pleads Not Guilty. !
Oregon. 111. Oct. 9. Dr. Webster
was arraigned before Judge Heard to- tended by brotherhood members of 'from the sun.
day. charged with the murder of his ' the Chicago, Burlington & Quinryj Again last night there were traces of
third w ife. He pleaded not guilty, and j railway and other employes, the in-1 frost but so slight as to cause no dam.
his attorneys immediately asked for a it ial move was made to appeal to I a.'e of any kind.
change of venue. The court indicated the officials of the company for a!
a change of venue would not be grant- pension system for old employes as is! Asks Aid of Police,
ed. State's Attorney Emerson urged nad on several other of th? larger! Traveling from Kansas with his five
that the case be given an immediate 'railway systems. The result cf the! year-old daughter, Noah Hawkins
trial. j meeting Is to be communicated to ! who, according to the story that he
. I employes at all other divislcn points told local police last night, has little In
Attention W. O. W. and W. C. I cf the compr.ny, and if the employes! the world In the way of worldly goods.
A'l rr. unVcr? rf Camp S3. W.O. W..an.l
Grove CT W. C. are requested to meet
at Ma'li's hall Tuesday at 1 p. m. for
the purpose of .-.rending the funeral of
Sovereign J-.??;-h A. Fuller in a body.
H. O. LARUANCE,
Averts Awfu! Tragedy.
; Timely advice given Mrs. C. Wil
louehby cf Marengo. Wis. (R. No. 1),
prevented a crtadful tragedy and sav
ed two lives. Doctors had said her
frightful cough was a "consumption"
cough snd could go little to help her.
After many remedies failed, her aunt
urged her to take Dr. King's New Dis
covery. "I have bet:n using It for some ;
:ime," she wrote, "and the awful cough '
has almost gore. It also saved my 1
little toy when taken with severe brim- j
chial t rouble." This matchless raedl- i
cine has no for throat and lung
troubks. Price Z0 cents and $1. Trlil ;
bottle free. Guaranteed by all drug- j
1 gists. i
TO BRING FACTORY
Official Who Ought to Know
Says It Is Dependent Upon
Securing Cheap Power.
WAS HINTED AT BEFORE
Council Considers Stringing of Poles
to Dam at Sears Retrench
ment Up Today.
That the Rock. Island Plow company
proposes to bring a branch plant em
ploying 300 men to Rock Island in the
event that cheaper power can be se
cured for the operation of factories, Is
the statement which was made this
morning by an official who claims to
be in a position to know. A week ago
Mayor Schriver hinted that a factory
was to come to Rock Island in event
the cheaper power can be secured from
the People's Power company, and ru -
mor has it that the plow companv is
back of the move. In the event "that
TO CONSIDER BETRECHMET,
j This afternoon, at the meeting of the
commission, action was scheduled to
be taken on the petition of the power
company in which the right to string
wires to the sub-station at Twenty
third street is sought. In addition to
that matter, the council was to con
sider the adoption of the ordinance cut
ting off of the city pay roll the offices
of superintendent of waterworks, su
pervisor of streets, and council report
er. A resolution for the cutting off of
the street Inspector was also to be
brought before the meeting.
ON THE ROCKPILE
Inmates of County Jail Given
m , m, . . .
Task This Morning to Their
IN CHARGE OF A DEPUTY
Who Watches Them From a Tower in
Bastile Wall Forced to Labor
reople in the vicinity of the count v
jail this morning were greeted with
the musical reverberation produced by j
the impact of hammers against Inrge
sections of rock, as this is the fim j
day that active operations ha- e been ,
started on the rock pile. A force of
nlne men ,s ed in ,
-i making nine uues oiu oi Dig ones
and are at aU times un)U.r t,u7 s..rut.
iny of d t gherifr Wi,u
ia atatirtr,oA ; ,....,.'
. 0 ,aiI . . .... .....
"'h " i 1 j 1 i., tXi C ty
be worked on alternate days thus giv
the men one day of rest and one !
ct work, orn is begun at S o'clock
in the morning and continued until 0
o'clock at night, allowing an hour at
WORK IS IM'Ol'tl.An.
The laborers this morning did not
seem overfond of their new occupa
tion, and did considerable mattering
and grumbling, glancing at the deputy
from time to time to see if thev could
ity of Kock Island as a winter colony!
for the "Patchmore" leisure ciasi v. il
take a decided slump.
H'EN ON BURLINGTON
WANT A PENSION FUND
Company to Be Aked to Follow the
Ivead of Some of Other
Galesburg, 111., Oct. 9. At a meet-j
ing here Sunday afternoon, well
favor a pension system appeal will
be made to the company.
CCWTTn CTATr nrti':'par:
OLIl I I J Olrll u r Cli I
Walter Williams, colored, appeared!
in the circuit court today and pled j
. guilty to a charge of arson. He w as
j sentenced to the Jollet penitentiary,
i oeing given an indeterminate sen-
: tenee of from one to 2 0 yerr?.
Hams it will be remembered, re
i turned to Moline after an absence cf
i several years and gave himself up
' to the police as the man who aused
! an incendiary fire there In 1S07. He
i ceme back to relieve his conscience.
Crowd Greets MscMillan.
A fair crowd turned out yesterday!
afternoon to hear A. H." MacMillan '
Cf New York lecture 0.1 the subject
cf "How Can the HeatheT ie caveir:
and they mere well reps id for their,
attendance. Mr. Mac.Ml ian proved !
to be an excellent talker, He cited .
scripture to show that an nge is com- j
ing when Satan will be bound for a
period of 1,000 years during which
time Christ will reign on earth and
all the heathen shall be saved. The
speaker came here under the auspices
the International Bible Study as
SEARLE NOT READY
TO STATE POSITION
Home From His Ranch, Has Nothing
to Say, but Looks Much Ldke
Judge C J. Searle arrived home
from his ranch In the lower end of
the county Saturday night and when
asked as to the possibility of his can
didacy for the republican congres
sional nomination stated that he was
not yet in a position to state what
he would do, but he left the im-
pression that he was as likely as not
to become a candidate
State's Attorney L. M. Magill is
home from Springfield and put in
yasterday endeavoring to ascertain
what the prospects are for other can
didates coming out in the cities of
' Rock Ifland and Moline. Magill
! states that the lower end looks good
i to hlm and that if everybody will
J keep out of the way in this neighbor
hood he can win the nomination.
It "was announced in Moline this aft
ernoon that F. G. Allen would not be
There were rumors this afternoon
of the possibility of Dr. Joseph De SU
va being a candidate.
JOSEPH A. FtLLER.
Joseph A. Fuller, aged 20 years,
died at hi6 home, 191S Thirtieth street,
Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock of ty
phoid fever, after an Illness of three
weeks. He was bora at Pierre, S. D.,
Oct. 10, 1S90, the family removing to
this city eight years ago. He is sur
vived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Chester A. Fuller; a brother, Ralph of
Portland, Ore., and a sister, Mrs. Lu
cian Moore of this city. He was a
member of Rock Island camp No. 85,
Woodmen of the World, and Walnut
Grove No. 27, Woodmen Circle. He
was also an active member of the
!South Park chaPel- The funeral will
1 be held from the home Tuesday after-
noou at 2 o'clock. Rev. W. G. Oglevee
officiating. The Woodmen of the World
will conduct the services at the grave,
burial taking place at Chippiannock
MISS MARY FREISTAT.
The death of Miss Mary Frelstat,
2303 Eighth avenue occurred yesterday
afternoon after a lingering illness of
pulmonary tuberculosis. She was 22
years old having been born In this
city March 12, is.9. Surviving are her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Freistat,
three sisters Mrs A W T.ei of Tlav.
en port, and Mabel' and Bessie at home
and four brothers, Frank Charles, John
and Bert. The funeral services, which
will be private, will be held tomorrow
niurning at 10 o'clock from the resi
dence. C. K. Mixter of the Christian
Science church will officiate.
WH.MAM X. I, EACH.
William Nelson, the year old baby of
Rev. and Mrs. W. J. Leach, died at the
noire of its parents. 2221 Sixth avenue
yesterday morning at 5 o'clock after
an illness of one week. Denth was
due to catarrh of the stomach. The
remains were taken to Vermont, ill.,
this morning for burial.
JACK FROST MAKES
AN APPEARANCE HERE
Ma"' 1VoPl4 Thinking That
Winter Is On.
T"n!es yon are well fortified against
the cold, vou undoubtedly shivered
(Katurdav and last night and probably
you declared mat tne water in tne 01a
raiu barrel turned to ice over night but j
while it may have seemed very chilly '
'to you nevertheless there wa3 only a
trace of a frost. The weather bureau
i sent out frost warnings to florists and
ethers in the tri-cities Saturday and
the predictions were well made for the
! weather did turn cold. Frost was evi-
dent, however, only In very exposed
at-(places in hollows and spots sheltered
applied at the station for aid so that
I he could continue his Journey to Mor-
Irison, 111. He was sent to Davenport
j from here. Hawkins says that he and
Ibis child were deserted some four
'years p?o by Mrs. Hawkins and that
h!3 troubles had been many ever since.
He hopes to place his daughter In the
hands of relatives.
Aliens Want Citizenship,
Five petitions for naturalization
I 1 - 4 . I n I n n
papers wero liiou iuis uiuiuiug m wic
1 circuit court, inss anernoon ine case
' of Couch vs the Tri-City Railway com.
pany was resumed at 2 o'clock.
The Soldiers' Monu
Give of yoar means to
the aid of the Chippian
FLIGHT OCT. 13
Aviator Hugh Robinson Due to
Leave Minneapolis on Hydro- ,
DOWN THE MISSISSIPPI;
Plans Being Made to Give Him Tre
mendoua Reception Here by
A dispatch from Minneapolis today
says that Aviator Hugh Robinson who ,
is to attempt to make a record-break- j
ing flight from Minneapolis to New Or- i
leans. In a hydro-aeroplane of the Cur
tlss style, will leave that city Friday
Oct. 13. Reports at Minneapolis show
that great enthusiasm is being exhibit
ed all along the line of the flight and
Robinson will get bany a reception as
he passes by the different cities. At
Alton, where the Upper Mississippi !
Improvement association will' gather!
Oct. 25 and 26, it is planned to make
his stop a memorable one.
WII.I. BE GREETED HERE.
It is also announced that the Deep
Waterways convention which will be j
held this year in Chicago, will adjourn
for a day or two so that the delegates J
can come to Rock Island and greet
Robinson when he arrives here.
ON SERIOUS CHARGE
A. Bomann Accused of Taking
Liberties With Eight. Year-Old
Declaring that J. A. Bomann,
Rock Island contractor, is guilty of
the crime of taking liberties with his
daughter, who is but eight years old,
Emil DeMinck, 526 Seventeenth avenue, ;
Moline, swore out a warrant in the ;
court of Police "Magistrate C. J. j
Smith Saturday night for the man's;
arrest. It was effected a little later
by Detective Sehnert. The trial is j
scheduled for this evening. In the bill j
of complaint, Mr. DeMinck alleges that i
Bomann attempted to take the child
Into his carpenter shop. Evidence ta
ken this afternoon seems to point to
the contrary, however.
JOHNSON IS TO
BE A CANDIDATE
James Johnston of Black Hawk
and Moline, who was spoken of in
The Argus of Saturday as a likely
candidate for the republican nomina
tion for state's attorney to succeed
L. M. Magill, today informed The
Argus of his purpose to seek the
nomination, stating that he would
make formal announcement within a
The White Collar line now has under
consideration the running of an excur
sion from the tri-cities to St. Louis on
th.e Helen Blair about the 20th of this
month. It will be about a five day
trip, the plan being to lie over in St.
Louis over Sunday.
Reservations for the Keokuk excur
sion this week are going fast and from
present indications, there will be a ca
pacity crowd on the Helen Blair.
Moline Man a Suicide.
Olof Sundstrom, 39, a laborer, sui
cided at his home, 2013 Fourteenth
street, Moline, Saturday night by In
haling gas. He was unmarried.
Horst Gets Contract.
H. W. Horst has the contract for a
new addition to Deere & Company's
harvester department at East Moline,
and work has already
The company is planning on putting
out from 3,000 to 5,000 harvesters this
winter and as their present quarter.-
are inadequate, they
their working space.
Rejected Suitor Uses Knife.
LepoBa Cojkare, an Austrian woman
whose home Is In East Moline was
stabbed Saturday night by Make Pari
cith whose attentions she had spurned.
The cutting occured In a boarding
house in which the woman made her
home. Her abdoman was seriously
slashed In several places and fears for
her life are entertained.
Medics to Meet Oct. 17.
The Rock Island County Medical
society Is to meet at the Manufactur-,
ers' hotel In Moline Tuesday evening.
Oct. 17, at which time the members;
will be addressed by Drs. F. B. j
Clarke and C. A. Reede of Watertownj
and J. F. Percy of Galesburg. Btipper
at 7:C0 will preceed the speeches.
Noon Day Lunch.
You'll enjoy the lunch served daily
at the Rock Island House cafe from
11 till 2. Twenty-five cents.
"KlmmeP Is Sticking.
NUes, Mich., Oct, 9. In spite of the
final assertion of Mrs. Estelle Klmmel
that the man who came here from
Auburn. N. Y., penitentiary la not
George A, Klmmel. her son, who dis
appeared 13 years ago, the so-called
Klmmel has not yet given up hope of
establishing himself as her son.
October Crop Report.
Washicgton. Oct. 9. The October
crop report of the department of agri
culture, issued today, shows:
Corn Condition. 70.4 per cent, with
an Indicated yield per acre of 23.8
Spring Wheat Preliminary estimate
of production, 200,367,000 bushels;
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If you would look attractive, have a neat head
dress with one of our mauy novelties.
Can be used
s e p a r a te
w - 1
s e p a r a te
Full lino of Pwitehe.s, Clusters, Transformations,
Braids, and every procurable novelty is shown,
JLCO OPERATIVE STORE CO. JL iL VfC SAJE YOU MONCT "
yield per acre, 9.7 bushels; quality, 79 S
Winter Wheat Preliminary estimate
of production, C55.71C.00O bushels.
Oats Preliminary estimate of pro
duction, 87.1,041.000 bushels; yield per
acre, 24. S; qualify, 84. C per cent.
L0RI&1ER INQUIRY TO
Former Private Secretary to Fv-Sen-ator
Hopkins Among l'irt
Chicago, Oct. 9. Senator Dilling
ham, chairman of the Lorimer inves
tigation committee, called an execu
tive session of the committee to be
held late today. John M. Peffers of
Aurora, former private secretory of
former United States Senator Hop
kins, probably will be one of the
fret witnesses called when fh com
mittee resumes its hearing tomor
row morning. F. N. Webber, dep
uty Borgeant-at-arms of the commit
tee, yesterday subpoenaed a number j
of citizens of Mt. Vernon, 1!!., inelud-;
Ing former State Ktpresentative
William C. Blair.
Former State Senator Grorre M.
McCormlck of Alton and SU-ie Sena
tor Frank A. Landco of Mcliri" aro
slated to follow Peffera.
Markham Meets Strikers.
Jackson, Miss., Ort. S. President
Markham of the Illinois Central ar
rived here today for a conference
Are You Goin to Heat Your House With
STEAM or HOT WATER?
If you are thinking of doinj so it will pay you to get
our estimate before letting your contract. We are mak
Special Low Prices
for the next 30 days that will save you money and at the
same time gives U3 an opportunity to do the work before
the fall rush i3 on.
We also repair and put In order all k'nds of furnaces, steam an3
hot water bollors and right now ia th proper tizne for you to havs
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Natural curly $1.76
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. Natural curly hair, 19 and 20 puffs to
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Rosette Braids latest novelty
In hair dressing, contains three
separate switches 20 inches
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with state and municipal officials In
Mississippi over conditions growing
out of the strike. President Mark
ham also had a meeting with strike
leaders gathered here. "
Rocfgers Off for St. Louis.
Joliet. ill., Oct. ft. Aviator Rod
pers, flying from New York to San
1'raiiclst , 1. ft hero at 8:25 this
morning for St. Louis.
NO REASON FOR DOUBT.
A Statement of Flirts Itarketl by m
Vp j.-i.nraiit'e complete relief to
all '!('" ;i rs from constipation, or la
every c:is--c where we fail, we will sup
ply the medicine free.
Kex ill Orderlies are a gentle ef-
fertive, dependable and safe bowel
regulator, stnngthener and tonic.
They aim to reestablish natures
functions in u. quiet, easy way. They
do not cause Inconvenience,- griping,
or nausea. They are so pleasant to
take and work so ea.-iily that they
may be taken by any one at any
They thoroughly tone up tho
system to healthy activity.
K x;.U Orderlies are unsurpuHHablo
rnd ideal for tho use of children, old
fulks and delicate persons. 'We can
not too highly recommend them to
all sufferer from uay form of con
stipation ind its attendant evils.
Three sizeH, 10 cents, 25 cents and
50 rents. Iteinember, you can obtain
Kexall Remedies in this community
only at our More the Rexall store.
The- Thomas Drug company.