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THE KOCK ISHAJTD ARGUS. FRIDAY. DECEMBER 29, 1911.
BOLD ROBBER III
FEAT AT Y.M.G.A.
Burglarizes Offlce of Physical
Director and Escapes Via
HAUL IS NOT A LARGE ONE
Gets Some S3 or $4 in Cash, a Foun
tain Pen and a Knife -Leaves
Xo Clew Behind.
Soma tlma between 4 and S o'clock
yesterday afternoon, while Physical
Director Clevett was In the gymnast
tun, a stranger entered bit offlce In
the Y. M. C pried open bia desk.
and abstracting valuable fountain
pen. a knife and fS or $4 In change,
made hla exit t1& the window, drop
ping aome ten feet to the top of the
bowline alleys and thence to the
ground. The robbery 'was a particu
larly bold one. Inasmuch aa the thief
calmly walked In the front door of
the building, strolled back to the di
rector's omoe, closed the door, and
then deliberately proceeded to force
the roll top desk open.
There is but a slight cine to the
identity of the thief. One of the boy
who was around tna building stated
that he saw a man with a brown over
coat go Into the pilfered office, but
that was as far aa could go in ren
dering a description.
OmCE DOOR OPE.
CleTett went Into the gymnasium
about 4 o'clock to wrestle witb Ed
Johnson and, as usual, did not deem
it necessary to lock the door of his
office. Upon returning upstairs about
an hour later ba Immediately noticed
that soma one had gone through his
desk. There baa been quite a number
of strangers In the association build
lng of lata, and as but very little at
tempt la made to keep these men un
der surrefUance, an excellent oppor
tunity is afforded to one who is dis
PATTON HELD OH
Mrs. Florence Connor Swears
Out Warrant Against Oft
Disturber of Peace.
ALLEGES HE STRUCK HER
Shows Scalp Wound Which She Says
He Inflicted After Eating Her
Com iu and sea our 12.50 sample
500 Pairs of -
X bought a bankrupt stock
cheap and will sell at a great
bargain, men's heavy and light
work fchoes at 98c, $1.60 and
$1.70 for $1.76, $2.00, $2.25
and $3.50 welts. These shoes
art all good sizes. We can fit
Nice dress shoes, $3.60 and 14.00
values, CO Efi
all welts Qmt,JJ
Overshoes 75 C
' Women's shoes 08 C
Stop In and sea these shoes and
be convinced. You will see that
they are a great bargain.
Leggings and overgaiiers, JiQk
heavy bearer cloth CcC
The Shoe Man
513 Seventeenth St.
Opposite Hose House.
"Ifs a UuJe farther but It Pays"
Doll shoes at Dolly Bros. r
Buy a borne of Retdy Bros.
Leaf lard at Scbroeder Bros.
Trl-City Towel Supply company.
For express, call Spencer Trefs.
Oysters and oelery at Schroeder'a,
Try one of Janes' 15-cent lunches at
Brown's Business college opens new
term Jan. 2.
Eat one of Janes' 25-cent dinners at
1614 Second avenue.
Home made lard at 10 cents per
pound at Schroeder'a.
Let William Johnson do your tin and
furnace work; 1316 Third avenue.
Eat at Janes new restaurant; best
In the city; 1614 Second avenue.
Don't forget the great meat sale la
still going on at Bchroeder Bros.
Plenty of fresh dressed turkeys,
ducks and cbickens at Schroeder'a.
Don't forget the Regulars' big dance
at Industrial hall Saturday evening,
Six per cent farm mortgages. LIU
ten Roberts. Peoples National
Write, phone or call for full partic
ulars about the Jan. 2 opening at
Brown's Business college.
Leap year ball at Industrial hall.
Rock Island, Monday evening, Jan. 1.
1912. Everybody welcome. Gents CO
cents. ladles free.
Brown's Business college will move
to their new building on Second ave
nue opposite the court house early in
January. New term opens Jan. 2.
Physical Director Clevett is going to
take another hike tomorrow morning
with the association boys. This tlma
it will be to Taylor Ridge and back, a
walk of about 24 miles. The party will
start at 8:30. He Is also thinking of
walking to Muscatine next Wednesday
with aome of the boys.
Ed Patton, whose face is familiar
in local police circles, was arrested
last night by Officer Banker on a war
rant sworn out by Mrs. Florence Con
nor. 603 Third street, who charges
Patton with assault with intent to
kUL Yesterday afternoon, according
to Mrs. Connor's version of the story.
Patton atumbled Into her kitchen in
a drunken condition ana
three miles east of Illinois City, yes
terday. Death resulted from senility.
She was well known in that section of I
the country, having resided there nine
and tone-halt I ears, moving from An
dalusia, 111, where she resided with
her husband for almost 19 years. The
deceased was born in Ohio, settling
in Illinois several years before) mov
ing to Andalusia. Her husband pre
ceded her in death 12 years ago. She
is survived by one boo, Ben. L. Foun
talne, and several cousins. The
funeral was held' from the home of
ber son today, and Interment waa
made at Andalusia beside the grave
of her husband. - .
The death of Albert Fude, 1017
Fourth avenue, occurred yesterday
morning at 9:24 o clock, following a
protracted Illness of tuberculosis.
Deceased had "returned to his home
two months ago after an eight month
sojourn at Colorado Springs, where
he went In hopes of regaining ' his
health, but the trip was without avail.
Board of Local Improvements
Draws Up Ordinance for
East End of City.
Ladies of the Tri-Cities
ALL OF THEM ON BLUFf
Will Care for ATI of Southern Half
of Seventh Ward Excepting
Very Small Portion.
The board of local Improvements
met this morning and framed an ord
inance providing for the laying of
water mains on Forty-fourth street
from Fourteenth to Eighteenth are-
He waa born In West Prussia, Oer- nue, on Forty-sixth street from Six
many, and waa 49 years of age. At I wth to Elebteanth avenue, on Six
teenth avenue' from Forty-fourth to
the age of 16 years be came to Amer-
an ugly lea and almost direct to Rock Island, Tor Btreet. on seventeenth ave-
i w a. vtia m va f -svw w m. - i
him are hla widow and three sons,
Walter, Ralph and Roy.
The funeral will be held tomorrow
afternoon from the home and will be
private. Rev. Ph. Wllhelm will be In
humor and, seeing aome food on the
table which she had prepared for her
hungry children, proceeded to help
himself. Mrs. Connor has bad deal
ing in the past with Patton and knew
hla ugly temper. Fearing lest she
should receive injury at bis hands,
she refused to speak to him about It, I piannock cemetery.
but when she saw that her children
would be forced to go hungry unless
she Interfered, she asked bim to save
a little for them.
crsucTS scalp worms.
"1 suppose you don't want me to
eat anything, huh?" be asked. She
replied that she had no more food In
the houfe and that her children would
have to go hungry unless he left a
little for them. As the turned her
dbck xo mm, ne siruca ner on ine i .
head with a heavy Iron hinge which irfirSOllHl ArOllltS
was fastened to a board, mulcting an
street, and on Eighteenth avenue from
Forty-third to Forty-sixth street.
The laying of these mains will con
nect up the entire east end of the city,
with the exception of the district from
charge. Burial wiU take place at Chip- TUrtietll to Tmrty.flftfc 8treet and
The funeral of Linda Viola, the 6-
year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.
T. Mayfleld, who died at her home in
Colona yesterday morning, was held
from Knox's undertaking parlors this
afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. H. C. Will
ing officiating. -Burial took place at
PART OF THE CITY IS
WITHOUT WATER TODAY
The section of the city south of Sev
enth avenue and east of Thirtieth
street was without city water during
the greater part of the day on account
of the operations of (he water depart
ment which made a connection to the
main leading to that vicinity. House
holders were inconvenienced to aome
extent by the lack of water, but no
fires occurred and nothing of cense
quence attended the operation.
ugly scalp wound. Not satisfied with
this, he continued to beat and strike
her with his fists and pull her about
by her hair until be was rendered
unconscious. When she regained
her senses, she was lying on the floor
and he "was gone. Later in the after
noon she ascertained his whereabouts,
swore out a warrant for him and
sought medical attendance.
ASKS CHAKGB OF VENUE.
' This morning at 0 o'clock Patton
was brought to Justice Nlssen's office
for hla hearing, but be naked for a
change of venue and a lawyer to pre
sent his case. Justice Kissen contin
ued the case for ten days, and he will
be given a bearing Jan. 8 at 2 o'clock
In Justice Nlssen's office, at which
time he will have an opportunity to
produce an affidavit asking for a
change of venue.
goes to couirrr jaeu
Patton Is held under $5,000
which he could not give, and went to
the county jail. Some time ago Pat
ton was arrested for mistreatment of
this aame woman. He had out and
destroyed aome of her clothes at that
time, but on being given a bearing
he promised to go to Des Moines and
get work and to leave her alone,
was let go then on a peace warrant,
which he has violated.
from Fourteenth to Eighteenth ave
nue. They will tackle this proposition
next, and hope to have the entire -east
end In good condition before long.
woRKcra oir secoitd.
The city engineer Is preparing eetl-1
mates tor water mains in the Second
ward. It will be remembered that the
plan which was proposed a few months
ago for the Second ward was objected
to by the residents In the Second
ward, and failed to pass. The endeavor
of the engineer now Is to satisfy all
of the objections and finish the work
In that part of the city.
J,mmiiwi4 Rock Island, III.
Their 20 Discount Sale
Will Be Oontinued Until Friday, Jan. 5th.
Friday, Jan. 5th, will mark the last day of .Young '&
McCombs great 20 discount sale. Hundreds of
ladies have taken advantage of this rare opportunity
now is the chance for you to buy everything in our
store at a-discount of 20. Come -tomorrow and
It is an opportunity. tHat-comes but once in a great
while. Now- is the time to
A PUBLIC MARRIAGE
At Brown's Business Col
lege. Enroll now for tbe
Charles Redde left last night for
Des' Moines for a few days' Tisit
John Hayes of Des Moines is visit
ing at the home of his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Dennis Hayes.
It. R. Crane has returned home
afte rspending the past week In Chi- Family Theatre in Moline Is Jammed
cago vistng wth relatves and trends. psui k Thn mnon. tn Sm
Ed Jensen will leave tonight for
Chicago. From there he will tour
through the north and visit at Gary.
lad. I The Family vaudeville theatre In
Glenn Eddy, who has been attend- Moline waa packed almost to suffoca
tion last night to witness tbe public
marriage of Norman Goffet and Mrs.
Eva" Miller, both of Moline. The
couple were to have been united by
Rev. Richard C. Haney, but at the
last minute he refused to perform
the ceremony upon being apprised of I
lng school at Purdue college, Fafay-
ette, Ind., Is visiting with his par
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Wlngmuth of
Danville are spending the holidays at
the home of Mx. and Mrs. Hugo Wlng
Carl Masslnglll left this morning tne fact tnat tne bride-to-be was a
for his home in Oalhnrr ftr divorcee. Magistrate Frank Gustaf-
bond, iting with friends In the city for the son wa8 tnen hurriedly procured and
EXCEPT CONTRACT GOODS
, CO OPERATIVE STORE CO. 'X; JLL w. Give You-Quaiit
the civil ceremony was performed.
At the close the magistrate kissed
the blushing bride and the crowd
was happy. Every seat In the house
was reserved before noon yesterday
and the bouse was packed in defl-l
ance of all state and city laws. The
MRS. DAVID FOl'JTTAJTK.
Mrs. David Fountalne, aged 71
years, died at the home of her
son, Ben L. Fountalne, residing
J. Ellinwood Heads North Star
Benefit Association Organiza
tion In Bock Island.
II 1.1 VV THE
You Ever Ate
They ought to be fluffy, puffy
and snowy-white and will be
y6u use Kumford.
Even people with im
paired digestion can eat
dumplings or hot breads
if made with
Raj Barnett has returned -home
from Coquet, Minn, to spend the win
ter with bis parents, Mr. and Mrs. J,
Miss Mary Tortlcel, 1016 Twenty.
He tblrd Btreet na returned home after reward to the principals In the cere
visiung wun rrienas ana relatives In mony was a $20 gold piece
Clarence Ficken and Harry Frey
siuaenis ac urinneu college, are
spending the holiday vacation with
their parents In tbe city.
Phil Musler, Jr.. 520 Twenty-
fourth street, departed for St Louis,
Mo., where he will spend New
Year's visiting with relatives.
The Misses Anna and Sue Lee,
1016 Fourteenth street, have return.
ed home after visiting with relatives Rock Island Observatory No. 63,1
in Kansas City, Mo., for a few days. North Star Benefit association, held
Mrs. Mary Russell of Omaha, Neb.,
arrived In the city last night fot an
extended visit at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Russell, 628 Twentieth
Wllam Beecher returned home
from Evansvlle, Ind., to spend sev
eral weeks visiting with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Beecher, 800
I Seventeenth street
Oscar B. Frazer, student In tbe
I law department at Harvard univer
sity. Is visiting over the holidays
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. G
Frazer, 734 Twenty-third street.
Hubbard Dooley, student at the
University of Illinois, has arrived
Its annual meeting and election of offi
cers last evening at the home of An
drew Paulsen In South Rock Island.
The election resulted as follows:
Astronomer T. J. Elllnwood.
Assistant Astronomer Mrs. Alta
Recorder-Treasurer F. O. Canedy.
Conductor Mrs. Dora Paulsen.
Member board of directors An
Physician Dr. J. T. Foster.
Rock Island Roller
New Year's Day, Jan. 1, 1912.
Roller skating afternoon and evening. Latest band music.
Special This Week
Skating Saturday evening, Dec. 30 until midnight. Skate the
old year out and the new one in. No advance in prices.
Phone West 1647.
HAPPY NEW YEAB.
The Best of the Blah-Grade Baking Powders No Alam y
COURT HOUSE RECORD
Real Estate Transfers.
T. B. and S. S. Davis to Louis Os-
home and Is spending the holiday va- tram, lot 9, block 2, Columbia Park,
cation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rock Island, $450.
Klappy New Yew
We Sow! Sommetftoiinigi
H. L. Dooley, 2402 Seventh avenue
George Gall, now located with an
automobile concern In Des Moines,
Iowa, is spending the week in tbe
city visiting with his parents. Mr,
and Mrs. F. G. Gall, 2424 Seventh
The Misses Dorothy and Lillian
Riddenour -left this morning for
their home In Terre Haute, Ind.,
after spending the past month as
guests of friends and relatives in
David Fitzgerald, employed as
foreman with the Walsh Construc
tion company In Massachusetts, has
arrived home and Is visiting with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Fitzger
ald, 708 Twenty-first street, for sev
Miss Kate Normoyle, formerly of
this city, has departed for Chicago,
where she now resides after spend
ing the past few days in Rock Is
land visiting with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. P. D. Normoyle, 1006
W. E. Filbert to Harry Nicholson,
lots 8 and 9, block 16, Port Byron, $2,
500. Freda T. Kenley to Emily G. OlBon,
lot 5, W. E. Bailey's Fourth addition.
Rock Island, $1,650.
Thomas S. Morriss to Olof J. Llnder,
lot 13, Woodland. $850.
Vlctortne and Peter Styvaert to
Charles and Clemence Cobert, lot 23,
part lot 26, block 6, Acme addition,
Victorlne and Peter Styvaert to
Charles and Clemence Cobert, lot 1,
part lots 4 and 6, block 6, Park Ridge
addition. Moline, $1.
IL H. Hubbard to Mertie Timmer
wilke, lot 13, Hale's addition, Rock Is
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FRANK WOOD IS NEW-
HEAD AT THE MIDLAND
Frank Wood, chief executive of
the Chicago Motor club, is in tem
porary charge of the shopa of the
Midland Motor company of East
Moline in place of Henry Pope who
resigned. The probabilities are that
he will fin the position permanently.
iMr. Pope, It la understood, will ac
cept one of two offers be has from
for New Year's, troop from
our doors in tbe shape of char
lotte russes, pies, cakes, pattie
shells, fruit cake, ice creams,
plain or fancy, etc. too many
In fact, to enumerate here.
But you know what they are
if yon have ever been In a con
fectionery store, don't know
how good they are If you
haven't been In this, store.
Come in now and find out for
1710.1718 Second Avenue
Old Phone West 15A.
I have removed my tailoring bisiness from
1812 Second Ave.
to my new location.
1808 Third Ave.
The heme d all the new exclusive guaranteed fabrics, be
coming shades, absolutely correct ty)e and fitting that ii
. E BORN
i Detroit firms.
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