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KINSMEN BELIEVE "FICHTINC ALLENS." 'FLEEING POSSE IN VIRGINIA,
HAVE SEPARATED AND WILL FRY TO GET OUT OF THE COUNTRY
THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY, MARCII 22, 1912.
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Arrow en map indicates whar AFlena
hid In mountains. Carroll county Jail
at Hlitsvllle on right. Below, Indian
tcout who lea posse Into mountains on
trail ot outlaws.
Friends and kinsmen of tbo "fifht
uik Aliens.' who are belnj taunted
through the Blue Ridge mountains
of Western Vlrgiala by scTersJ armed
men, anxious to take them dead
or alive for tbelr murder of Ave per
sons In tb BillsrUle courthouse last
week, dow pnfees to believe the fu
gitives have separated. Deputy Sher
iff R. I Jooee of lit. Airy. N. C
nephew ot Floyd Allen, says the
men probably have scattered to And
shelter with moonshiners In remote
recesses of the mountains
They will never surrender, tie de
clared. "1 took for them to try to
hide away until this thibs- has par
tially blowL .-v r. end then get out
jt Lb couauy, -C a lasks. perbapa,"
The funrral of Leonard F. Baker,
who died March 19, at the borne of
his daughter, Mrs. J. L Wells, in Chi
cago, was beld Thursday afternoon at
2 o'clock from the Congregational
church in Hampton, Rev. F. H. Ander
son officiating. The bearers were S.
F. Odell, C. E. Sikes. E. C. Henline.
George W. Wllken, C. H. Lee and E.
13. LaG range. The singing was ren
dered by a quartet composed of Mrs.
C. H. Lee, Mies Ethtl Ught. and the
Messrs. A. W. Wilken and O. F. Mc
Nabnpy. with Miss Delia Harder as
organist. The remains were Interred
in the family burial lot In the Hamp
ton cemetery. Leonard F. Baker was
born In rhil'iirston, Worcester county,
Mass., Dec. 5, 1824. He was a son of
Silas and AbsRsl! (Hatter) Baker. In
early lift- be wan a teacher In the pub
lic schools ic Massachusetts and In 1850,
during the month of August, he left his
native state and came west via rail,
stage and the great lakes to Hampton.
His first occupation after arrival wa
HAVE YOU BEAD IT?
The Adler-l-ka book telling how yon
can easily guard against appendlcltn.
and get Instant relief from stomach
and bowel trouble. Is being read with
much Interest by Rock !siand people.
It Is given away from by A. E. Helm
beck, druggist, 924 Third avenue.
as a clerk in the general store at that
time conducted by M. W. Wright, one
of the pioneer merchants of western
Illinois. In 1S53 he eD gaged in the
general merchandise business with H.
F. Thomas, who died many years aso.
They continued In business until 18C1,
jat which time they disposed of their
stock to the late Samuel S. Heagy.
Thereafter, for a number of years, Mr.
Baker was employed by the late Fran-
cis Black as a clerk, in his general
etore. In 1877 be again engaged in the
general merchandise business with the
late Henry Clark. In 1S87 Mr. Baker
purchased the interest of Mr. Clark
and took his twaons into partnership
with him, the firm name beins L. F.
Baker & Sons. Mr. Baker continued
actively In business up to Nov. 1,
1907. Since that time, and up to the
time of his death, he had practically
retired to enjoy himself as best he
could during the remainder of his de
clining years, which were spent at the
homes of his children in Reynolds,
Rock Island and Chicago. The deceas
ed had a broad acquaintance, having
held many offices of trust In Hampton
township, namely; Supervisor, town
clerk, justice of the peace and notary
public. He also was the postmaster
at Hampton for many years. He was
a remarkably able man in legal and
business affairs, and his advice was
sought and in a good many Instances
given without charge to any one who
came to him. He always took a promi
nent and active part is all church and
Sunday school work, and assisted fi
nancially in the building of the Congre
gational church, of which he wa3 a
faithful and devoted member. For al
most 50 years he was the chorister of
the church choir and many are the
hearts made lighter by the services
which he willingly gave and the as
sistance he rendered on the many fu
neral occasions, a3 he either invariably
had charge of the einging or was one
of the sinr rrs. H'g last appearance ou
an ccraFicn of ihls kind was at the
funeral cf tli !nt3 Mrs. Maria J. Sikes,
which was Ut-ld Are. 21, 1911, at which
time Mr. Eaker v-as almost 87 years
of age. Mr. E--.i:er had a fine singing
voice, which he retained almost to the
c'ose of his life. He was a man
greatly loved and respected by all
who ever made his acquaintance.
In 1851 Mr. Baker returned to his na
tive home in Massachusetts, where
Sept. 9, of that year he was united in
marrir.se to Milla W. Sawyer. Imme- j
diatrlv nftr thpir mnrrinpo thv fnmA I
west to Hampton, which thereafter be
came their home. Six children were
born to them, namely; Agnes M now
Mrs. J. L. Wells of Chicago; Howard
C. Rock Island; Silas S., Reynolds,
and Marion E., and two children who
died In Infancy. Mrs. Baker died at
the home in Hampton in May, 18S7,
and Marion E. died February C, 1S9C,
aged 27 years. In addition to the
three above named children who sur
vive him there are six grandchildren.
Vlctor-Vlctrola, XVI, $200.
No payment down, $3.00
per week or $12 per month,
beginning May 1st.
Vlctor-Vlctrola, XIV, $150.
No payment down, $2.50
per week or $10 per month,
beginning May 1st
Vlctor-Vlctrola XI, $100.
No payment down, $2.00
per week or $8 per -month,
beginning May 1st.
Griggs' wants 6very tri-city home to have a Victor-Vic-trola,
and is offering term-inducements that will enable every
music lover to have one of these incomparable musical in
struments. Tomorrow You Can Select
Any Victor-Vicirola in Our
Stock. Pay Nothing Down.
First Payment Due May 1st
Why not come in and see about it tomorrow? Every
style of Victrola is here from the IV at $15 to the XVI
at $200. Our terms enable you to enjoy it while you
are paying for it, and there is no reason why you should
not have one of these wonderful musical instruments.
Vict or-Victrola VI.
No payment down, 75c per week or $3.00 per month,
beginning May 1st.
The undersigned is using one of these $25 Instruments in his own home
and can recommend it highly.
Vlctor-Vlctrola X, $75.
No payment down, $1.50
per week or $S per month.
beginning May 1st. "
Vlctor-Victrola IX, $50.
No payment down, $1.25
per week or $5 per month,
beginning May 1st
Victrola VIII, $40.
No payment down, $1.00
per week or $4 per month,
beginning May 1st.
You are cordially In
vited to attend our Vic
trola Concert tomor
row in our recital hall,
the afternoon one be
ginning at 2, and the
evening . concert begin
ning at 8. Any selec
tion asked for will be
Don't let the ieuon'1 grandest fashion event find you
without a Newman garment.
Every Newman garment sold under a guarantee of sat
isfaction and perfect fit.
Priced from $U to $70
If you -ear a site 13 or a
ise 36, or perhaps a 49, you
need not worry about where to
find It. Just come to Newman's.
We have It and every other
site that's made and talk about
prices, we have suits at any
price you wish to spend from
$14 to $7.
Are Priced $10 to $30
Enough coats here to supply a
big city store and the same
kinds as shown by the big city
tores Yet there's a difference
Price no big city prices
here they're too high every
thing here is priced moderately
Coat sizes. Juniors' 13 to 19,
misses' 14 to 20 Women's 34
to 44 extra sizes 45 to 61.
Extra! Special Serge Dress
$12.50 dresses $8.95; $10
dresses $7.50; $7 dresses $5.95
Here you'll And splendid
French serges also the best
American serges in golden
brown, navy blue, champagne,
black and white in every size,
from 14 to 44. Prices tomor
row $8.95. $7.50 and $5.9$.
Mannish Tailored Skirts
for women $1, special tomor
row. Plain white tailored
skirts of good quality skirting,
$1.50 values tomorrow at $1.
are made especially for us by
one ot the finest men's shirt
factories. They are made In
mercerized materials, plain,
white and striues, also in tans,
basket clothes and fine
silks. Priced at $1.95 to $8.50.
SO7-209 West Second Street, Davenport, Iowa.
Sunday March 17, Mr. and Mrs. For
est Titterington of Carbondale, enter
tained the Jolly Bunch club. Those
present from Rock Island and Dav
enport are Misses Elsie Hentzleman,
Clara Buergel, Ella Buergel, Icey Teel,
Nola Conner, Tina Nelling, Margia
McGugin. A course dinner was served
at 4 o'clock.
Thomas Riddell of Kansas City,
Mo., spent a couple of days at the
Louis Weitz home. ,
F. H. Kenrick of Sllvis moved Into
the Frank Bay residence this week.
Mr. McKenrick recently opened up a
butcher shop at this place.
. Mr. and Mrs. Will Gainey left Car
bon Cliff on the Golden State Limited
train on a pleasure trip to California.
They will be gone a year. They ex
pect to reach their destination at San
Deigo, Cal., about March 21. There
Ithey will visit with Mr. Gainey's uncle
and Mr. and Mrs. G. Mitchell, later go
ing to Spokane, Wash., to visit with
their uncle, Robert Pettifer and other
Word was received here from Mon
day, 111., of the death of William Hen
ry Allen, who passed away March 13
He was 67 years of age, and a Civil
war veteran. Formerly he had been
the principal of the schools for a num
ber of years.
Mrs. Claus Hansen was a Moline
Miss Dena Masengart of Geneseo,
UL, visited with Miss Mllvina Weitz
for a few days.
I Miss Ella O Donnell was a Moline
j caller this week.
Mr. and Mrs. McMullen of Moline
j spent Saturday and Sunday at the
home of Henry Riishman.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Ebensen wel
! ccmed baby girl to their home Sun-
jday March 17.
John Kennedy, superintendent of
the Methodist Sunday school, is pre-
1 paring a nice program for Easter
I Mrs. Greenwood of Coal Valley visit-
; ed the latter part of the week with her
i daughter, Mrs. Henry Rushman and
Mrs. LeRoy Hampson of Sllvis visit
led on Monday with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. Hennegan.
U i Mr. and Mrs. LaYene of Barstow, I1L.
fl were callers at the home of Justin
il Mrs. M. G. Maxson ot Rock I&laad
was a Carbon Cuff business caller
J. P. Laughery and wife of Rock Is
land spent Sunday at the honw of
Chester Kennedy. Mr. Laughery is a
brother of Mrs. Kennedy.
Dave Willard of Coaltown visited
with his brother-in-law, Edward Frarj't
and wife the latter part of the week. .
Mr. and Mrs. Lavlne of Barstow
were visitors at the home of Justin
Mrs. Roy Cary was a Silvis business
East Moline, Saturday.
Mrs. George Holland was a Rock
Island shopper 'Saturday and spent
121 East Second Street
over Sunday with her mother, Mrs. J.
A. Lambert and family ofr Milan.
Bertha Shultz and Mary Ewart
were Moline callers, Saturday.
Frank Bay moved to Moline Monday.
His home is on Fifty-third street, con
venient to his work.
Mrs. J. Benson has returned home
from LeClaire, Iowa, where she wa3
called by the death of her mother, Mrs.
Lucinda Heavlin. t
Mr. and Mrs. E. Witherspoon moved
to Fiftieth street, Moline. Mr. Wither-
epoon has accepted a position in the
Mrs. John Swank was a visitor at I shipping department of the Moline
A New Way of Uslntf Dates
By Mrs. Janet McKenxie Hill, Editor of
the Boston Cooking School Magazine
The value of dates as a food is hardly
appreciated. They are wholesome,
nutritious, and when used in K C Date
Muffins, makt a recipe that is ap
preciated by the entire family.
Gordon Williams died at his home
at Carbon Cliff, Monday at 8 a. m., of
Bright's disease. He had been in poor
health for some time, but was con
fined to his bed for over two weeks.
He was a member of the M. E. church
and had been a resident of Carbon
Cliff and vicinity for the past 15 years.
He was born in Maryland, March 7,
1S49, and came to Rock Island CO years
afco. He is survived by one son, Fran
ces and cne daughter, Dora, both at
home, three sisters, Mrs. Laura Set
tles of Carbon Cliff, Mrs. Rose Newton
of Coaltown, and Mrs. Anna Thomas
of St Anthony, Fla., one brother, Cy
rus Williams of Green River, Iowa.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m.
Wednesday at the M. E. church, Rev.
Ed Thompson officiating. Interment
was at Bowlsburg cemetery.
ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI
ARE DAMAGED BY RAINS
St. Louis, March 22. Snow and
rain yesterday and last night demoral
ized transportation and wire commun
nlcation in Illinois and Missouri. A
heavy wind added greatly to the dam
age. Taylorville early today was com
pletely isolated from the outside
world. The Missouri river at Glasgow
Is higher than It has been In two years,
and still is rising. The Mississippi,
Ohio, and their tributaries also are ris
ing rapidly dne to heavy rain and
melting snow. Many places in the low
lands are flooded.
TSue PeE-fect Laxative
For Elderly People
I C Data Hufflna
One-third cup butter; cup sugar;
legg; H cP milk; 2 tups flour; 3 level
teaspoonjuls K C Baking Powder;
tcaspoonul salt; scant pound dales.
Cream the batter, add the sugar and
the eg, beaten light. Sift together
three times, the floor, bakin; powder
and salt; add these to the first mixture,
alternately with the milk; beat
thoroughly and add the dates, 'stoned
and cut in pieces. To bake, have a
slow oven until the muffins double in
bulk, then increase heat to bake and
brown qoikly. Muffins baked this way
will be light, appetizing and more
' This is only one of the many appetiz
ing recipes found in the K. C Cook's
The wonderful K C Cook's Book is
substantially bound and printed in nine
colors, contains ninety tested and easily
made recipes by Mrs. Janet McKenzie
Hill, of the world famous Boston Cook
ing School Magazine.
Yon can secure a copy FBEE by sending-
the colored certificate packed in 25
cent cans of K C Baking Powder to the
JirES Mfo Co., Chicago.
is sure ta write ruce and tddress
Repels Attack of Death.
"Five years ago two doctors told me
I had only two years to live." This
startling statement was made by Still-
man Green, Malachite, Colo. "They
told me I would die with consumption.
It was up to me then to try the best
lung medicine and I began to use Dr.
King's New Discovery. It was well I
did, for today I am working and be
lieve I owe my life to this great throat
and lung cure that has cheated the
grave ot another victim." It's folly to
suffer with coughs, colds or other
throat and lung troubles now. Take
the cure that's safest Price 50 cents
and $1.00. Trial bottle free at all druggists.'
Are has Its attractions no less than
youth tn a more serene and quieter Ufa.
But It la this very life of rest without
sufficient exercise that brings with It
those disorders that arise from In
activity. Chief of these are a chronic,
Most elderly people are troubled in
this way, with accompany iner symptoms
of belching, drowsiness after eatinif,
headaches and general lassltudo. Fre
quently there Is difficulty of digesting
even light food. Much mental trouble
ensues, as it is hard to find a suitable
remedy. First of all the advice may be
given that elderly people should not use
salts, cathartic pills or powders, waters
or any of the more violent purgatives.
What they need, women as well as men.
Is a mild laxative tonic, one that Is
pleasant to take and yet acts without
The remedy that fills all these re
quirements, and has la addiUoa tonio
firoperttes that strengthen the stomach,
iver and bowels. Is Dr. Caldwell's Byrup
Pepsin, which thousands of elderly peo
ple use. to the exclusion ot all other
remedies. Trustworthy people 11 ks Mrs.
Kaihertna Keller, Chatham, IU., and
Benjamin Black, 2224 W. Adams fet..
Chicago. 111., say they take It at regular
Intervals and in that way not only main
tain general good health, but that they
have not In years felt as good as they .
do now. You will do well to always
have a bottle of It In the house. It la
good for all the family.
Anyone wishing to make a trial of this
remedy before buying It in the regular
way of a druggist at fifty cents or one
dollar a large bottle (family slse) can
have a sample- bottle sent to the home
free of charge by simply addressing Ir.
W. B. Caldwell. 405 Washington gt
Monticello, 111. Tour name and address)
on a soatal card will do.
mm u in wnmM
Are yon frequently Hoarse? Do'
yen have that annoying tickling In)
your throat? Does your cough an-
r.oy you at night, and do you raise
mucus in the morning? Do you want j
relief? If so, take Chamberlain's'
Cough Remedy and yon will be pleas-
ed. . Sold by all druggis'ts. .. j
news all cue lime The(
ARE READY '
The shoes or oxfords yon get here will not hurt
your feet. Our fitting experts know their business
too well for that; they've too great a range of sues,
widths and shapes to make poor fitting necessary.
Our splendid line of late models and smart styles
insures you every possible advantage in the making
of your selection.
The new spring styles are very attractive.
1807 Second Avenue. Bock Island, 111.