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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1011.
START IN LONG
FLIGHT TO GULF
Robinson in Hydro-Aeroplane
Left Minneapolis Shortly
After 9 a. m.
F. H. KELLY
MAY BE HERE TOMORROW.
FirVt Suvp Sehednled U at Red Wing,'
1 Carryinir Mail Jo FifTer-
Aviator Hugh Robinson. In his hydro-aeroplane,
started on his Minneap
olis tr New Orleans flight at f-:12 (his
mornin?, and will follow the river ol
New Orleans. He is expected in th:si
city tomorrow some time; although;
nothing official has been received rela-j
tfve to his time of arrival. Robinson
ie the man who was selected by the I
Trans-Mississippi River Flight associa! Kok Island Attorney Who Met IHs-
tion to make this journey and is one j tressing Fate Last Evening-
of the best known and daring aviators
FRANK H. KELLY
IS KILLED UNDER
WHEELS OF A GAR
Well-Known Bock Island Attor
ney Meets Most Distressing
BOTH LEGS ARE CUT OFF
Injured Man Die While in FJevafcor
at St. Anthony's Hospital on
Way to Ward.
In attempting to run In front of
westbound Fourth avenue car No. 403,
at Fifth avenue and Twenty-ninth
street, yesterday afternoon at 6:10,
i Francis H. Kelly, the well known Rock
I Island attorney, stumbled on the south
' rail and fell face forward in front of
, the approaching car. Mr. Kelly start
ed to crawl over the track, and suc
ceeded in getting his head and body
north of the westbound track when
the car struck him, pasting over both
1rca Tha rar u'fl c ctnnned after trav-
He first sprang into fame v hen he j break me worms long distance recoru , eling aDout itg own length, and the
essayed to loop-the-loop on a motor cy-: established by Harry Atwood in his ! motorman and others rushed back,
cle, going at a mile in lhan noth- fl:eht from s. t,,;, to vew y01;; The body was lying betweeh the
wheels of the rear truck, and the car
successful and lay in a
hospital for three weeks.
Sfk Vrk i Rogers, in his 1.338 mile coast to coast, ' had to be moved forward to extricate
The next' - . , . , p,lh. i the bodv. The left lee of the unfor-
time he fared better and soon besau n' niake' the r;turn trip back to j filiate man was severed and the right
bat in the country. On his lirst aero
plane flight, he was instructed into the
mysterious of aviation by Gln "'ir.is,
and when the latter invented ins hydro-aeroplane,
Robinson dc-ided to
use this type of machine
14 ( AMIIVIVC Mill..
In addition to his attempt to break
the long distance fiieht record for tn
worid. Robinson is also carrying Tint
ed States mail, having been appointed
special carrier by Postmaster General
When the Trans-Mississipi.i flight
was talked of it was the intern ion to
side leg severely crusned. the Jioane am-
trip up the Ohio river as far as Pitts- j bulance, which was passing along, was
bui-zh. which would then give hiin the j stopped, and Mr. Kelly was rushed to
distance record. j St. Anthony's hospital, but he died In
attk u ti(; ATTKM iox. j lce elevator which was conveying him
Robinson's first stop is at Red Wing. Up ,he operating room at the institu
his second Winona and it is his plan tion.
to end the night at La Crosse. II. r ' verdict is opes oxe.
McGarvie left .Minneapolis yesterday i The car was in charge of Motorman
for Dubuque to make arrangements i Btn Beam and Conductor Carl Mult
tor RoMnson's reception at that place. zt. At the coroner's inquest at
H A Tr.t'ie. president of the Flight Wheelan's undertaking parlors this
association, who is attending the L'c-ep ! morning, the jury returned an open
for four years under John K. Scott-
He was married to Miss Ann Slattery. i
of Davenport In June, 1S93. He had a:
wide circle of friends In this city and j
expressions of sorrow and grief are '
beard on eTery aide at his sadly terri- j
bl death. j
He Is survived by his father. P. H. i
Kelly of this city, a brother. Joseph. !
who Is attending school at Ann Arbor; j
his -wife, and three children. Mary, !
aged 13, Veronica, aged 8, and Francis !
aged 3 yeara. The funeral will be j
held tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock at j
St. Joseph's Catholic church. Dean J. J.
Quinn officiating. Mr. Kelly was!
a member of the Woodmen, Elks and j
of the County Bar association.
WIFE IS PROSTRATED. j
Mrs. Kelly was prostrated when she j
received the news cf the accident and
is in a critical condition today.
President B. D. Connelly of the Rock
Island County Bar association haa ap
pointed J. I Haas, William Jackson.
H. EL Curtis, W. R. Moore and M. J.
McEnlry to represent the association
at the funeral services for Mr. Kelly.
The circuit court will stand ad
journed until 2 tomorrow afternoon
out of respect to the memory of Mr.
A RATE INQUIRY
Special Committee Starts Work
Today to Plan a Readjust
ment of Assessments.
GOING OVER THE RECORDS
Burfness Done by Society In 28 Years
Gives Excellent Basis for Pre
' A special committee of representa-'
i tive Woodmen, appointed to look into
; the rate problem which confronts the
Knripfi- convened tndiv nt tlit Vit.'i.l nf.
convention at Chicago, ! verdict cf death due to injuries receiv- ' . . . , invtijTntion Tb
sent an advance telegram to the ton-;ed in being run over by car No. 405 1 of j members of the committee are J. O.
v, nfion srgeesting some sort of ap-, the Tn-City Railway company Monday navis flf T?erkiev mi n,ai,n xv
Of Interest to
A fv; "v v3
i'i eciiiiiuii l'j ' in ai:iior 101 ins juuu- anciui,uii utar icui-iuiuu succi Hart Waukon Iowa C H Baker
r,.r work cn the Mississippi. A simi-jand Fifth avenue. ! Weadock, Mich., Charles J Remv. In'
lar message haj Uiso been sent to the. visited his father. idiananolis and A. I. Reeves lefer-
Mr. Kelly left his office in the Safe-1 son City, Mo. During their inquiry!
ty buildinx a little before 5 o'clock, as ' thev will have ouarters in the main of-
.Mcon when Robinson reaches there. he had some business to transact with ' fice building in this citv and will be
Robinfcn will do much by h:s flight james Fairell. 2912 Fifth-and-a-half av-' given access to all the books and rtc-1
;n loeur mg tne auenuon o: me tuna
try on the Mississippi river as a navi
rpper Mississippi River Improvement!
uffcdation which will be in session in!
Piano Tuners Meet.
The Kock Island oianc-h of ' the
Ap.eiii-an ", i'd of Piano Tuners held
a meeting at the Y. M. ". A. las-t niht,
rt u hic:! time buFir.t sh to come up a.-"
taken care of. The nil'I. whicii :s a
conn arati ely new organization in
or'anicd for the purpose of gttin
tlie men together, at which time they
can exchange v;es in regard to their
wiri;. nd increase their efficiency.
Thieves Plead Guilty
; enuc. Mr. Fanell was not at home, ords of the society. From time to
and Mr. Kelly came through from time they will forward information
Fifth-and-a-half avenue to the home of such as they may glean, to the dcie-
his father. P. H. Kelly, who resides at gates to the head camp which is to
2:o4 Fifth avenue. He went into the ! hold an adjourned session in Chicago
house and picked up an evening paper in January. Their recommendation as
which had just arrived, and after glanc-: to readjustment of the rates of the so
ing it over, started to leave. His father .ciety will not be made until the camp
asked him to stay a while, but he re-I meeting, however,
plied: "No. there are three or four! I si-z mhjkti s ui; onus,
people wailing for me at the office, and The records and facts which are
I must get back." He then rushed out '. available from the business done by
of the front door to catch the ap- the Modern Woodmeu during the 2S
rroaching car. waving his arms as he 'years of its existance will he the basis
hurried across the lawn.
MO 1 O I i M A X "S VIA T H M K T.
Ben Beam made ihe following state'
iri' ny r-linri:s were on tile ment !his nioniinj
"I have been era-
to bec IOU
Thursday. Watch for
mi the county o;.rt. appeared yester
d t a'"rnoon b fore .Indue R. W. t)lui-
1 en'ered lc;is of guilty. IU
p!oed as motorman by the Tri-City
Railway company for the past two
years. I reported for duty at the car
:for whatever readjustment that is
recommended. During that period the
j society has had II 2.0 i.(i(r exposures or
separate risks of one year's sianain?
and this enormous number gives
plenty of material on whicii to figure
out a new pro rata of fee? and assrss-
eolan. .1. B. Stafford and Kd : barn at 5:07 and took the car out not ments.
;!e wer." each fined $1 and costs more than a minute late
:fn:oi!(C(! to :i (lays in jail. Al
i j a ; fpiilcPffd to das ia
f : -rv- : t
srop oppos-i'e the Rock Island depot.
When 1 was about two car lengths
from th'- stopping place at Twenty
ninth street and Fifth avenue, I saw
Mr. Kelly running at full speed across
the lawn. H" waved his arms and I
knew he wanted to catch the car. I
immediately put on the air. We wer
uoinj; about 12 miles an hour. .Mr.
Kelly was running as fast as the far lis.
Mr. and .Mrs. Robert Wagner ielt
this afternoon for Chicago.
.1. B. Brophy of Chicago spent the
day with friends in this city yesterday.
Ardo Mitchell left yesterday after
noon for a business visit in Indiana po-
was ttaveling. Just as he got to the'
south rail, he stubbed his toe and
pitched head first in front of the rar.
I was rinsing my gong at the time, but
thei- was no time to drop the fender. t
, From th" speed Mr. Kelly was running 1
he could have crossed in front of the i
car all neht if he had not stumbled.'
The fender of the car was only about
four feet from him when he fell across ,
the track. I got down from the car,!
and then had to get hack on and start !
the car forward in order to extricate:
:the body from the rear trucks. The j
j body was draseed but a short dis
tance." WA PROMINENT ATHLETE. j
, Francis Henry Kelly was born in !
j Rock Island Feb. s, (. He attend
j ed the grade schools and graduated
I from the high school, after which he
j took a 12 months' business course at
, the Davenport business college. He
James fimser, who has been vis
iting in St. Louis and New Orleans,
has returned to this city.
I). Rosenf'eld arrived home Pun
day from his motor trip and left last
evening for South Dakota.
Charles Battles returned to his home
In Chicago after a week's visit with his
patents at. 72 Seventeenth street.
Mr. and Mrs. tins Brurhman. for
merly of Rock Island, now of Chica
go, stopped at the New Harper on
their way home from an extended
western motor trip.
Mrs. Matthew Hodgson leaves to
morrow for Iowa City to visit friends i
and relatives, after which she will '
spend a few days at the home of her :
parents in Cedar Rapids. j
Captain and Mrs. J. M. Bearrsley
FLirnishsngs, Mats and
Caps to be Sold
at thisCBreaf Saving Event
1S01-1S03- 2nd. Ave. HOCK ISLAND
Our poiacy has alvvays been to do a large
business at a small profit, rather than to
do a ss;is22 business at a large profit. I
know and you know that suits and over
coats sold at a very smai. margin will be
the best Qdverising that I can get, and the
modern way of merchandising is to do
the volume of business. S have the faculty
to do it. I've got the stock, the store and
the help, and at these prices will do four
or five times the business at the same ex
pense. Every article will be sold with a money
back guarantee. This sale has already been
a winner for my customers and for my
self. With extra help Saturday we were
unable to care for the throngs of eager
At Y. M. C. A.
A w resiling class of 13 began mat
'.vork fit the Y. M. C. A. vy mlast night
ed from Jersey City to San Francis
co in 71 days.
left today for Triftidad
thev will visit tlyir son. JTroma-TTn-
then took up the studv of law at Notre I idad thev will dt to nimTi lib r in!
i . i -1 . .
Dame university, and after srraduatin j Colorado and other western states. ltl"" ' '- """" ,
there continued the studv of la.- at ... r, r,, ! en up. t he half nelson, half nelson and
Moore-Rr.inch Granite company.,
Barre, Vt.: Yo'i are hereby notified
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Berger are
Ann Arbor. While in college he was home from Pueblo, Colo., for the win
prominent in all athletics, being cap- ter. Mr. Berger having played
fileiv 'Dresses Tor Tall
See these carmen s. note their style, inspect the
mannsr in kh ch they habe been made, then guess
the price. Your estimate Irill probably be a third
higher than the actual figures, for our price is
decidedly less than the style and quality of the gar
jn. r.t Justify, We Ivant your inspection of this offer
ng. ar.d ire want you to tell us if they are not the
t est looking models you habe ebcr expected to see at
ko hi? a pr.ee. s
.further arm hold, and hnlf nelson and
short !j'Jv hold. Mr. Clevetf. first explained
tain of the baseball team at Notre !8top on the Pueblo team of the Vet-loarh of he 1101(13 rrom a
'Dame. At Ann Arbor he was one of j ern league during the baseball season. standpoint, and then illustrated hia
'the most brilliant outfielders ever I rnipfof PoiiCe James Brinn Po'ice ! Ta,k by artua!ly demonstrating them
'turned out of the school and receivel ' 7?l rC. .' ., f on different men. After the talk, the
turcica out 01 tne ecnooi, ana receiv ea , w aKi;trate C. J. Smith, Detective Her-! , . . . . .
n rnmher of offers to pn intr nrnfea. s j . ... . men were paired Off and tried the ac-
a numner 01 oners to go into protes- ma gehnert and Officer Otto Herkert , , 1 ... . ... . ; .
sior-ni halt After iavinir inn ArKnr " , , t. t i I tual work, with and without resiHt-
sio..ai nan. Arier leaving Ann Arbor, are jn peoria as witnesses in the fed- i .
Tr Kellv returned tn th'. ritr nH Qo . , , . , enoe The men were then shown ways
, ,ir. is.en retumea to ins city ana was ; ... rnurt in the case of Friend Smith. ! . . . . .
admitted to the bar in July. 1SS1. arrPSted for counterfeiting nickels. creaking the holds after w .Kh they
Dr. J. R. Hollowbush leaves to-, FrQm rb(, irjrerest di splavcd last night
under the supervision of Physical Di-!thnt in accordance with the statutes
Three holds were tak- j or Illinois. 1 win nnr ror saie ai
public auction at 10:00 o clock a. m.,
Saturday, Nov. 4, at. the C, R. I. &
P.. frelsrht depot. Twentieth street,
Rock Island, 111, the following de
scribed property, viz:
Four pieces granite shipped July
22, 1910. from Albright, Neb., to
Kansas City, and renhipped Oct. 20,
110 to Rock Inland, III., and now
remairiB on band unclaimed.
S. J. RUSSELL.
Oct. 17, 1811. Agt. C. R. I. & P. ny.
Do Your Clothes Satisfy You?
icq West Second St
Uabenport, lotra f
KRlF.n THE PIBLIC
He had been practicing his profes
sion in this city ever since that time.
He was master In chancery for two
years, and assistant state's attorney
; night tor i nicago io atiena me coi. ,9 EO do,lbt but wha, ,he tja8a
Ivention of the American Association ; w J;1 be a E.jcctas
' cf Railway Surgeons, at the conclu-: '
Dr. WUey Commerdj Giton Oil
For over quarter of a century Dr
Wiley, the famous government exper:.
has conduced an active campaign fo:
ptire food in ihe interest of public heaiih
His advocacy in a recent speech of the
u?e of Cotton Oil as a food is, there
fore, especially significant ; it simply eir
- hasizes the wholesomeness of Cottc
;ne the vegetable oil shortening
v.-hich is composed so essentially of Cot
ton Oil, the use of which he so stronclv
ccemmends. Cottoiene is endorsee !
v- physicians genera!'y, becauie of i:
r;:y and wholesorr.;re5. It has bee:.
.? leader in Cotton Oil products ic:
vcr twesty-Sve years.
slon of which he will go to Indianap-j
olia to visit his daughter. Mrs. WI1-;
The seniors met lant. night with one
lo the lareest classes in thehistorv of
I the association. 2S takii:ir part in the '
Rev. and Mrs. C O. McFarland of mork Mr cievett is highly elated at
Kansas are guests of the former's j tne progrt.83 made thu3 far in the phys- ;
brother. Rev. E. T. McFarland. Rev. iral wcrk arrj anticipates a good sea
Mr. McFarland win preach at the Mem- : son Tonight the business men's class
ortal Christian church tomorrow eve- meots at 5:15 for the first time this
ring at the hour of the regular mid- Beil80n i
week prayer sercice. !
j About 40 boys heard R. J. Buchanan ,
! talk on Honolulu latt night at the Y.
Elks are requested to meet at their ; vw8 were ,hown.
quarters tomorrow morning at 8 o clock j
sharp, to attend the funeral of Brother
Frank H. Kelly.
A. T. HUESING.
B. P. O. E., Attention.
Members of Rock Island lodge of
Walks From Coast to Coast.
San Francisco, Oct. 17. Henry
Bona, a pedestrian, has completed hij
coast-to-coast walk, having Journey-i
Have they character, Individuality,
Does the roat hold its shape?
Do the linings wear?
Do you get your money's worth?
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build your clothes they are scientif
ically correct. You have the assur
ance that garments made by there.
rnuHt both fit and satltfy. See their
woolens and leave your order with
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