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THE ROCK ISEAXTI ARGTJS. MONDAY,' OCTOBER 30, 1911.
ADDING TO CURB
Clusters Going in Around Rob
inson Building and on
MAY BE LIGHTED TONIGHT
Singles Globe Posts Have Been Torn
Ion in Interests of Unity
To 1600 Block Next.
Installation of ornamental street I
lights is progressing rapidly and it'
will be but a matter of a few months'
tin every business block in Kock Ia-
land has been beautified by the im
provement. Today the finishing
touches are beine made on the chain
of cluster lamps between Second and!''11 be held at Burlington.
Third avenues on Kieht'-enth street :
nd probably the bulhs will be Ught- as successful or as largely attended; municipal government occurs tomor
ed for the first time this evening. as had been hoped for and there will, row. There are three distinct prop
The single light globes that were in- be an effort made next year to morej OPition3 before the people. The rst
stalled on Kigbteenth street and on:
Second avenue by the Kobinson es-J
tat have been changed to the
form cluster lights as far west as
the vest line of the McC'abe store
and will be ready for use shortly.
I IIIM III K NKVI.
He.ond avenue between Nine-
teenth and Seventeenth streets with
the exception of a half block is lipht-
ed while Ki eh teen til street between
Second and Third avenues and be
tween First and Second avenues on
tnn '.-: side of the --tiee-. i light
ed. Si efts to improve the block be
tween Sixteenth and Sev enteet:? li
Mie-t have met with the approval of
the majority of interested
and it is possible tha the n-xt v i rk
will be in that d ist ri t .
REMAIN FOR WINTER
Wiling Man. ('lea ted of
( liarge jti I ai enport . I Again
m.Mii; Hi. I 1 i-11 1 1
Rurlolpli Brandenburg, t lie ycnine
!avenporter who a cleared Fri
day night of the charge of having
murdered hiw step-father. I'lau?
Miienter. plans to remain in Nav on
port over the winter at least It;
1 he meantime his many friends are
The moment you
put on clothes made
to your measure you
see the vast differ
ence between mer
chant tailored and
We fit you exactly
to your own dimen
sions, skillfully shap
ing the cloth as your
Let us show you
the distinctive new
patterns of the latest
fabrics. You have
never seen any so
E. F. D0RN
1 S 1 2 Second Avenue.
Ladies, we want your trade.
In order to introduce our line of materials, also cuts in
the latest designs we are giving SPECIAL PRICES on all
Suit and Coats orders.
Yours for the best.
planning receptions and entertain -
menta in his honor. The verdict
which was brought In by the jury
which heard the evidence, completely
exonerated him of the death of Muen
ter, the grounds evidently being self
i defense. It will be remembered that
Brandenburg after resenting an in
sult to his mother, was attacked by
the 6tep-fa.ther who had uttered the
offensive speech and the younger man ;
had used a revolver with deadly ef-!
feet. A Jury in a first trial dls-j
greed and the trial Just completed ,
was the second one. Brandenburg
was in jail just eight months.
MEETING OF RIVER
BOOSTERS IS SMALL
Mississippi Improvement Association
Convention at Alton I Not
T r ,'
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Tbe next convention of the Mississ-;
ippi River Improvement association;
which just closed at Alton was not
man maKe up lor tnis fact.
Island and Davenport were not repre-
uni-isented at the meeting
gates fared well in the elections and
narnmg of committees. . A. Meese
. . . . . , . i
being reelected nee president from'
i.iiuuis. .m. .1. .wtr.Dirv uciiik iiauieu
executive committeeman, Commis-j
sioner I.. O. Jabus was made a mem- !
ber of the credentials committer and ;
Mayor .M. R. Carlson being named a
member of th- ways and means coin- ;
A daughter was born to Mr. and M:
.til. Kiegei tnis morning.
-John Henderson jnu
Moines visited friei.ds
v. ).'- '!
R'lfli and Harry Hii! spent fl.e last
.f the v eei. with the family of Kev.
F. K. Shi.lt at (ieneyeo
Mrs. Harry Tibbies and son Harold
of Chicago were euests of Mrs. W. K. ;
Hill Fridav an.l Saturday.
William H. Aken;;i.i vv.i-, c lied to'
bis home in I'eot ia Sai .td.i al'n-r-
noon be r. use of the serious i!iness
of bis father, who -u.Terel :i i cra
lyfic stroke Thnrsdiv afternoon.
Judge (J. A. Cooke of the Illinois
supreme court wu it. the ritv S.if:r
day on his way to his home at Aledo
from Chicago, tvbere he atKiule! ti e
CooV; countv bar batinuet in honor
President W. If. Taff
Sillion MosiT.felrie: , vv .10 S teiu
porarily encaued in t,:i Umc mi;
of an imii.ense liotbii.: sick in 1'u
buitie. is spending t ;:" :n the
itv. His work in Dub'i , ie wiil re
quire sou:e eeks yet.
SERVICES AT TR I N ITY
Jte. Mr. Flifk Will Talk Ut leof .f
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file Tri-l'ities Mcctini; IV
Sins at H (eIH-k.
A most unique religious service
will be held at Trinity Episcopal
church Thursday evening when Rev.
(Jeoree p. Flick speaks to the deaf
mutes of the three cities. Rev. Mr.
Flick is general missionary to the s I' J ror'K corrair.int: over ?4...
deaf in the northwest part of this He rushed to Coin Bros.' store, report
county and as such he is on an es- ei bis lo?s:- anrl Cbipf Prinn, Detective
tended tour which has already in- Sehnert 3nd Officer Kinney went to
eluded Indiana. Wisconsin. Minne- the house that Keresez pointed out as
sota and parts of Illinois. The ser-
vice will be at 8 o'clock in the even
ing. Remains Identified.
Identification of the body of the man
who was found dead on the Burlington
right of way near Thirtieth street late
! Thursday night shows that the remains
'are those of Elmer Hall, a native of
j Rock Island. Mrs. Etta Booth of Rock ;
I Island, a niece, viewed the remains in '
1 the Knox morgue yesterday afternoon.
Relatives say that he had been missing
from his boarding house in Davenrjort
.since last Wednesday noon. Born March
1'... tr.e victim or the mysterious
, tiacedy had lived In Rock Island the
: .ci ater part of his life.
Moran Is Dismissed.
j Tbe charge of workin a confidence
on which M. J. Moran was to !
i h.ive been tried within a few days, was
dismissed late this afternoon on mo-!
1:011 of the t,tate. 1
Do Results Count? See
Argus November 1.
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1 1 1 1 f" X I I 1 1 NX IIM
WliWI IWI1W VI
AT THE ELECTION
Three Ordinances to
be Voted on Oct. 3 1
M rdlmaac permltttes tha
Taloa Electric Teiepboae 4t Tele
graph eaasaaar to aell to the Ca
traJ 17 nion Teleaheae eompaar
drr roadltlon rxyrrMly tlpul
te4 la the rdlaaace.
Am ardiaaace peramlttlaa; the
Trt-CIT Automatic Home Tele
phone company to operate ta Rack
La La ad for a period of SO yeara.
Am ordiaaace to laereaae the
aalooa lieeaae la the city of Rock
lalamd from MOO to Sl.OOO per mm-
The first special election in Rock
Island under the commission form of
i provides for the increasing of the sa
! loon license from 600 to $1,000. It
j is being fought determinedly by the
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sition is that permitting the sale of
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the I nion Electric Telephon ? and
Telegraph company to th.3 Central j pioved here even after removal to I)av
I'nion, and the third the i : auchising ; eDnort.
of the Tri-City Automa-ie Ho-i.e He was born m,ar Swedona. 111.. Jan.
company for a period of ." jears. j iccq making him nearly 2?. voars
There has not been a groat deal of
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interest manifested in the election.,
notwithstanding that all the proposi-
1. oris aie 01 mm! "",
eaeh should receive tne earaii'i atten
tion of the cit-zens.
The Anti-Prohibition IcaK-.-e is Pt:horae tomorrow au i -Al bf, altended bv i
to bring out a good sized un and : nlembers of Rot.k lsi;uid ,odu,e No lS ,
naign TO ueieat ice rnprie. license i
Roth the Tnion Klec-
tJ'tc and Central
companies have set forth their posi-i
tion comprehensively whila the nv.
com em is likewise busy.
NEGRESS IS HELD
ON TWO CHARGES
Ethel Colwell Is Alleged
Have Stolen Pocketbook
From John Keresez.
.Man Keporix His l,fss nd I'tdier
Kaiil Hoii-e in Which Tliief
1 For alleged robberv of John Keresej
' and ,nmiljal relations with Cash Ter
Ircils. rolorcd. Ethel Colsvell, a ncgress.
w as bound over to the grand jury un
Her Jrrn"i hnr r) s in farli fa e tliic mnrn
jing, while the colored fellow was ,
j bound over under $500 bonds for crim- 1
;nal relations. Last night. Keresez al- ,
fce was aecosted oy the woman.
vho fusrht to borrow r,o rente. ai,d
wal" trlea ! lr1 nrr ,n t'ref'K '1J3-T
oou!d nnT s'ak Erj?!e-b. she to-.,i
tte one 1:1 ''hich the woman had gone
They knocked for adraitrance, and
while they were waltine for the door to
open, there was a rush cf feet in the
house. Several women were in the ;
room, but th? victim of the robbery
failed to identify any of them. Going
upstairs, he spied the Colwell woman.
and she was identified and placed un-
fi"o cime o
jt was learned that she was living
W;tn Terrells as his wife, and that she
v. as married to another man. They
y.r.th r,io.t ,,;if , 1 i-v.".
woman protested her innocence in the !
robbery, but the story she told fitted
that or Keresez so well that it was nee
jessary to hold her. When the officers
j arrived at her rooming house, MOC.
they und a game of "black jack" in
Progress. The game was broken up.
ntu as 11 appearea to dc a irienaiy ar-
fair, no arrests were made.
o om: pkomxitf.s.
When witnesses in the case of Will
j Swann. the Andalusia farmer arrested
for doling out short measures of pota
toes, failed to appear Saturday, the
case was dismissed and Swann was
I lowed to go tis way. He evened up ;
; with one of the parties who claimed ;
I that his measure was short, and so i
j they did not desire to push the charge ;
Can t Prove Kidnaping.
According to Charles Volkmann of!
Moline. cousin of Miss Frieda Ivin-
schen one of the principals in the Dav- j
enport kidnaping case of Saturday in !
"u"-u ncm luiMMru L.un5cueni
, was taken from his grandmother, the '
kidnaping party is now on the farm of :
Charles Lunscben near Aberdeen, S. D. j
;He further states that her relatives!
; will not contest the action of Miss j
Lunschen and her attorney. J. John-'
son- There are tnree guardians in the!
! case and unless some one is definitely
; appointed other then Miss Lunschen,
i a case of kidnaping cajinot be proven.
Henry Williams. East Moline negro
' accused of a criminal assault upon Mrs.
! Bessie Swanson of that city, was de
' clared innocent this afternoon when
tsf jury -wcicn r.earn tne case mace it t 1
i report to Judee F D Ranpn. The '.
jury reached a verdict Friday nigh?,
but as Judge Ramsay was out of the
city, it was not made public until this
MOLINE MAN STRUCK
BY AN AUTOMOBILE
Christ Mordhoest, Watching Ap.
preaching Street Car. Fails to
See Machine Coming.
Christ Mordhoest of Moline was
badly shaken up yesterday morning
about 10:30 when an automobile
driven by E. F. Dillenbeck of Gen
eseo struck him and knocked him to
the pavement at the corner of Sev
enth avenue and Twenty-seventh
street. He was paying no attention
to the automobile but was watching
the Elm street car when the auto
struck him. One of the fenders
brushed him out of the path of the
machine. He was removed to his
home in Moline in the ambulance.
BENJAMIN V. RIIOItF.MUir.il.
Benjamin F. Rhodenbaugh, Jr. until;
the fore part of this year a resident of
this city, died Saturday night at his j
home in Davenport, 703 W est Seven-!
teenth street, after an eight months' j
illness. Mr. Rhodenbaugh was well j
known here, having lived in the city j
about 13 years and having been em-
; f ' e carae tu This lt. wit"h his
parents 14 years a;;o. The survivors
are the parents. Mr.
and Mrs. B. F.
Rhodenbaugh. and two brothers
lass and Arthur, both of Davenport.
! TVna fnnorfll will li.j l-.olr! frriTii r It
!I. O. O. F.. of which deceased
member. Kev. l. K. Xewlar.d of the
First Methodist church will officiate
a' the services, and burial will take
MRS. MARIA J. SITTOV.
! Mrs. Maria J. Sutton, aged years,
; died at the home cf her daughter. Mips
I Mar'ha Sutton. 171? Fifth avenue. Sat
j urday nisht at Hi o'clock, ci the iufirml
I ties of old age. She was born iti Hunt.
j ingtor.. I'a . Nov. T. 121'. and bad been
a resident of this city for the past 2'i
years- She is survived by two daugh-to'"'rs-
Martha of this cry an I Mrs. C.
F. T'oires of Diihnque, Iowa. The fn
: neral will be held a1 the Methodist
'liurrh tomorrow nmriii;g at i
o'clock. Rev. T. K N"fv'at,d ofjl ia iv a .
I Burial will take p; ; at Ct ipp;a me ei;
A f MS Kl Kit I..
The funeral cf .J-niire I.ueian Adams
was held from Trinity Kpieopai hureh
h'ia afternoon at 2 o'clo- k. Rv. Uran
ilie H. Sherwood offieiatiu?.. The a'
tive bearers were M. I Cntnielly. .lames
Murphy, E. H. Siafl'ord. .lames F. Wi'.
ter. John J. n-iam am' William R.
M"ere. Honorary bearers were J idi-e
W. H. Gest. William Jnckfoti. .i..-i-o
R. W. Olmsted, M. .1. McKv.iry, .1. I!.
Oaklcaf. and C. I.. Walker. Huilal tc U
place at (;ii!ppunnoc.k cemetery,
Thf furera, ( Jamps M WalHck was
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Rev. W. ;. O. l i'iv of S !;:-h i'ii 'k
fli.pel coiidut:na t c,.( vic--s 13 tinl
took plice in Chippianno k c-n."'.'ry.
Members cf the pica or b r of t1:--P.ro.herhood
of Railway Trainmen.
which Mr. Wailick was a ni'-mber, act
ed as bearers
Mr. Wall'.ck. who was a w 1! known
passenger bmkrnian on the Reck Is
land, died at bis home, lipl Tbi'tje-!:
t!'eet. ?at!irru.y afternoon at 3:10 o''
splef-r.Sc sncf-iiiia, a:'t-:-r a brief illness
He was taken sick abo-it two weeks
ero, and Wednesday be srrv.v wors--.
Ilemoribaf; set in and he gradually
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.Wallick had be-eu in the employ eif tiie
j Rock Island road for the pat 1 years. -1
He started as a freight brakemnn, and
was promoted step by step to his pres-.
. ent position, that of passenger brake- j
man on the Iowa division, which pni
Uon h liad f'Af-,6 for lh past four
years. He was oorn at victor, Iowa,!
Dec. 23. ISIS, and bad been a resident
of this city for the past 22 years. Ib
was married to Miss Esther Holmes of
Davenport Feb. 10'iJ.. He is sur-
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vived by his wife, two tis;ers, Mrs.
W. D. Shearer of Washington. Iowa,
and Mrs. William Stravvhorn of this
city, and a brother, George O. of
Hinkley. Minn. He was a member of
local lodge Xo. 11 of the Bro'heihood
of Railway Trainmen.
al-jCHnlST llAAB IS SHOT
WHILE OUT HUNTING!
1 Bullet From - "aJibre (iun Knters
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t an fr lA-n lA-p is iSemuyeil
While hunting on the Naab prop -
erty in South Rotk Island yesterday
aneruouu, .x;ri .nao, di 5 lweiltn
street, was wounded when a rifie ball
from a 22 ralibre gun struck the
calf of his left leg. He was brought
to Rock Island where his injuries
were dressed. This afternoon he wus
Pfcy;riar.s say they nr. tin
ltr ar-uri) en automobS!. u
"WHIZ" an-i ir'. srr.-, i? ot,
rat)ric r"m. Ab dal-rn. lx?.
Latest A p probed Suit Styles
for Tall and Winter are Here
and risrht now is positively the best time of the whole season to select yoiir most
becoming style. Serges, diagonals, cheviots, mixtures, corduroys anil velvet
suits in a splendid variety of models garments that meet every demand
from both a fashionable and economical standpoint.
Slue Serge Suits
at The See
Ve can not recall a season when
and never have we been able to
shown here is but one of many
Made of fine quality serge jacket has wide revers of satin and i
effectively trimmed with braid around cuffs and bottom of jacket and
is satin lined. Skirt is correct panelled effect. Not specially priced
just selected from our regular stock as an example
of the savings possible in our suit department
Dozens of other stunning and desirable models in blue and black serge
$9.989 12.98, 14.98, 19.98, 22.50
New Tall and Winter Coats
A showing of the season's choicest styles so forceiful and complete as to
ugain maintain our reputation as coat headquarters.
Plany Nelv Arrivals
in fancy m:.ed fabrii-s. double tex
ture materials and blanket cloths.
Stunning styles in beautiful color
combinations of purple, gray, tan,
brown, navy and green.
$9.98 to 30.00
Dresses, Skirts, Waists, Turs, Sweaters
At no later time will it be possible to choose to better advantage. A sec
tion now assures a full season's wear and in many instances an exclusive
style that will not lie duplicated later.
t - k ri to St. Anthony's hospital!
where ail operation for 1 In? purpose
of locating ileA bullet was perform-!
el. Charles Kimbal'. a eompanion. j
;e" r'-lortditm his g:in and accident-:
.)(; p-illei the Irifir. Na'ib was.
standitic but a few feet aw ay. ;
1. 11 V:ii.v the rifle vvas pointed down-;
vv.-u d o1- I he result 11 lulu have been ;
nion' serious. !
HARD FALL RESULTS I
IN A FRACTURED LEG
Ilalpli Ciislmian f Se;trs MitIs Ser
ie of .i-ilen(N While Wnlkin
Home Fr.nii IIo k Island.
Rilph f"i--h:-nn d Pears sustained
n I " -dr.y
v as v al 1 r;."
boTije from Rr-cU Ikiiid. At
cortu-r of Kiuhte-vh avenue tj.'id
itth street, he fell. A iiltie lat-
er someeiiic- found him lying- there in
t!:e road, heip'er-.. He was removed
to St. Anthony's hospital ir. die a;n-
! 1 i ' n e -.
Tries to Suicide. . nne of jino on the head of Richanl
jrpsje He ??, a yo-m Iivenport wo-' Bramble who was arrested yesterday
man, attempted to suicide Sat lrd ay n complaint of his wire, Elinor, who
nigl-.t when he husband announced that '. irt that he was raising a disturb
overtures for a recone -illation between ' ance. A fine was suspended over his
them were useless. She swallowed !
part e f the contents of an ounce bottle
of carbolic acid before the bottle was
knocked out of her hands. She will
WHICH TO VOTE "YES."
Vote "Yes" on the firt question and
nut S7,.i into tbe citv treasury.
Vote "yes" on the first question and
ke(r,p down Bell tcleph
ote yes on the fi
ote yes on the first question am i
have one firtU-da.-,a telephone, system.
I'nless ?ou vote "yes" on tne fust
question the Bell can rai-:e it.- raea as
muc!i as it pl-ae.
The Union Electric company did the
best it could for the people. Vote
"yes" and give them a square deal
The f.rsr sep upward jreod telephone
service is to yet all the lines intc the
same switchboard. Vote "yea"' to the
j first question. j
A few- politicians are trying to force :
the Union Electric to sacrifice its plant;
t r. tVw.t.t i. nrrfpf tci ,r.ld im t-.-tl
"'-' " "i' ,
( companv for a fancy price.
Th pro,,rr wav ,Q ?,.t good tee.!
'phone service at low rates is bv a sin-.
; eoniianv. subject to an ordinance!
; which keen dow n the rates !
) Telephone compftiMon hurts the
public. Vote "Yes' on tie firet ques
tion and et a single complete system :
: w ith ra'e-s kept do n by the ordinance. ;
If tbe F3ell company bad always dene t
ijust what the people wanted, it would!
'be broke today like the I 'nion Klectric. ;
be broke '(Any like the I'r.ion Kite- ;
J Wisconsin, a?sach jsetts. New j
I York, Obio, and Mietigan already have
Ftate e-)rruiiss;'''.j:-. whih jroie.t lie
peopie and rende,- local duplication
end comje ti'ion m p.ib!:- utilities i.n-;
' nf-ces-vary. ltHnoi will do the
I within two years. Adv.
newa an tne t.me Tin.
as Pictured Here
Hive for $14.98
blue serge suits were as popular as
offer better values at all prices. The
equally surprising values.
Our Stock of 'Black Coats
in serges, cheviots, broadcloth,
plushes, caracul and velour. Is
more complete right now than at
any time this season. High claas
coats very moderately priced.
$9.98 to 60.00
Corner Second and Brady
QUARREL ENDS IN
Samuel Cramer, a woodcutta" re
siding two miles - est of Haifa 10,
Iowa, was shot and killed by a fel
low worker Saturday nirht follow. pr
a quarrel over money obtained
through the sale of a load of potatoes
owned jointly. Wil-.arc EvereH, " to
lired tlic fatal shot, is m .iail.
To saloonkeepers of the city of Rock
Island, 111. You are hereby notified
that on Tuesday. Oet. 31. 1911. an elec-
,;0n will be held in the city of Rock
Island, 111., and that you are required
to r.e-- saloons and bnr-roonis closed
f:e ra 7 a. m. to ii p m. in aceordance
'.'"i,h sectiem, 7f. chapter 40 of the re
vised statutes cf the state of Illinois.
H. M. SCHRIVER, Miyor.
Hubby Must Eehave.
j Failure to stick to the straight, and
j:;.iiiuw iiciiii j ei me iiiiurc v iii laiia u
bead and if there is further complaint
it will be imposed.
SAVES the CLOTHES and U
Are You Going to Heat Your House With
STEAM or HOT WATER?
If you are thinking of doing 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 us an opportunity to do the work before
the fall rush is on.
We also repair and put In order all kinds of fumaceg, steam and
hot water boilers and right now ia tbe proper time for you to have
Allen, Mvers & Company
OPPOSITE HARPER HOUSE.
At Turner Hall
Monday Night at 8
Robt. R. Reynolds
Will Tell what He knows
About the Telephone
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