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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
WEDNESDAY, APRIL' 3, 1&12.
CLEAR THE POLICE
OF ALL THE BLAME
FIFTEEN A WEEK FOR
Only the purest of fruits, tyr
ups and ice cream used in our
sodas and sundaes.
The dainty afternoon lunches
served in our balcony tea room
are proving more and more
Coroner's Jury Brings in Open
Verdict in Cases of Riot
FIXES NO RESPONSIBILITY
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Grnd Jury Brtng in Rnndon, No Rec
ommendation to That Body Is
After an extended session of nearly
four days' duration, the coroner's Jury
Investigating the deaths of Frank H.
Kellogg of jDavenport and Raymond
Swingle of Rock Island, the two vie
tlms of the riot, brought In an open
verdict, placing the blame upon no
particular person. Inasmuch as a spe
cial grand Jury ds now In session.
there were no recommendations made
to that body.
Shortly before 4 o'clock, the last
of the witnesses had been examined
and the case turned over to the Jury
About two hours later the Jury had
agreed 'upon a verdict, but the coroner
had 1 ft the court house, and it was
necessary to return and announce
their findings about 8 o'clock. There
was considerable discussion among the
jurors as to the advisability of hold
lng any jartlcular person or persons
responsible for the death of the two
riot victims, and It Is understood that
one of the Jurors almost created a
scene. In an Impassioned plea urging
that responsibility be fixed.
nnuvn i.oki doors.
Afur the Jim day, even the news
paper representatives were barred
from the Jury room, and all evidence
was made secret, as It was feared that
through Its being made public, certain
parties implicated by testimony given,
would be warned and make their es-cap-.
The Jury compohPfl of the following
men, J. V. Kkelin, foreman; Olof At
kinson, James ' Uritton, John G.
Smith, Frank Blochlinger and J. W.
Caldwell, returned the following ver
dict concerning Kellogg s death: "We,
the Jury tlnd tiiat the h.-tid .Frank Kel
lots came to liln death at about 3:30
o'clock the evening of March 2G,
19 1 2. from a gunshot wound In the left
Minultler. We the undersigned jury,
til ho find that the gunshot wound
nhidi caused death was the result of
u shot tired from the police station at
Third avenue nnd Sixteenth street.
Hock Inland, Illinois, by some person
ti the Jury unknown, and was fired
while the police department of said
city of Hock Island was attempting to
disperse a mob which had assembled
in the vicinity of said police station."
TWO VERIIMT AI.IKK.
A similar verdict was returned fn
the case of Raymond Swingle, who
Dr. Charles Tfcwlng.
President Charles Thwlng, ot
Western Reserve University, has
placed a new valuation upon the
services of the college graduate. An
eastern educator recently was Quoted
as sayln- graduates from his univer
sity were worth exactly M a week.
Just as they come, and knowing
nothing save what they have learned
in school. Ir. Thwlng raises the
easterner. He says Western He
serve graduates are worth SIS.
died at 7 o'clock the morning of
March 29, from a gunshot wound In
the abdomen, inflicted about 9:30
o'clock the evening of March. 26,
while he was standing at the corner of
Third avenue and Seventeenth street
The Investigation has been pursued
steadily, and In spite of the lengthy
sessions but very few recesses were
taken by the Jury, as It was deBired
to clear the matter up as soon as possi
ble. During the early part of the in
quest, witnesses were lined up in large
numbers awaiting their summons and
things went with a rush but towards
the close of the inquest, as the list of
witnesses narrowed down, the waits
for those subpoenaed to appear be
came more lengthy and proceedings
dragged considerably. About 100 peo
ple were called before the Jury.
The coroner was assisted by P. R.
Ingleson, assistant state's attorney.
High Food Value
Open one of these tins of sar
dines of ours and you'll find the
flhfc plump and firm; the olive
oil in which they swim, clear
and brilliant. That's as sar
dines should be at their best
thoroughly enjoyable and appe
tizing. There's everything in having
snrdities fully matured. Where
they are first fried In the olive
oil they become soft. They
should remain in the olive oil
until the gelatine yielding sub
stance that's transformed to the
oil In cooking returns to them
To assure our customers sar
dines of greatest delicacy, we
sell none but those that have
been packed for several years.
They are then at the point. of
perfection, fully warranted
firm and delicious. It's well to
have these fine sardines in the
house. Nothing so convenient
for a hasty lunch.
CTtFSOA boneless sardines are
taken from French waters and
these fish are held to "
be the finest, a tin ,UJt
MA III E KUZAHETH. packed
Further inspection of the diagram
showing the scenes surrounding the
Lincoln club last Saturday night was
made by the coroner's Jury this morn
ing in adjourned session, though tes
timony offered by various soldiers
who were present at the time, failed
to reveal further insight into the mys
tery which shrouds the death of Ru
fus Fhoenlx, the negro who was kill
ed some time Saturday night. Ad
journment till Friday morning at
9:30 was taken by the jury shortly
before noon today.
Walter A. Rosenfield, in a commun
ication to Mayor H. M. Schriver, posts
a reward of $250 for the arrest and
conviction of the man who caused the
death of Phoenix, who was In Mr.
Rosenfield's employ as chauffeur.
M'CASKRIN AND VICTIMS TO
SPEAK IN M0LINET0NIGHT
Harry M. McCaskrin announces a
purpose to speak in the Barrymore the
atre in Moline tonight in company
with two of the riot victims, one of
whom, Ijee Fawcett, who it Is alleg
ed was shot through the neck, will
speak. McCaskrin will talk on the
causes of the riot and deliver a politi
cal speech in behalf of his own can
didacy for the republican nomination
for state's attorney, according to In
formation which he gives The Argus
and hand bills which were distributed
large tins .
DANIUCOIJJ A GAl'DIX. sar
dines, with Unfiles OAp
and pickles, a tin . ..aawvFO
ROI DAGOBKRT boneless
packed at Bordeaui, 4
France, a tin
AOimKOIAX sardines. A fla
vor of their own that commends
them to many.
extra large tins
Keiller Krocetten !J
two tins m3
II. R. BATTLES & CO.
1806 SECOND AVEXTE.
Tarls The Harvard club of Paris
presented Robert Bacon, retiring Amer
ican ambassador to .France, with a
handsome piece of silver plate, to com
memorate the fact that he was the
founder and Is the honorary president
of the club.
Montreal The government organ In
Quebec announced that Canada will
order two euper-dreadnooghts while
the question of the complete character
of the dominion navy is being discuss
ed by the Canadian minister of marine
and the British admiralty.
JVerltn A motor car belonging to
J John G. IA. Leisbman, United States
ambassador to Germany, In which his
I daughter, the Countess Louis de Gon-
tauth-Blron, was driving, was badly
damaged In collision with a taxicab
None of Its occupants was Injured.
Winnipeg, Wan. Should- the Cana
dian Pacific railway refuse to accept
terms arrived at by a conciliation
board in the trouble between the com
pany and freight handlers, the latter
say they will go on a strike that will
tie up all the freight to and from the
Annapolis. Md. The bill appropria
ting J20.000 to the work of the South
era Settlement and Development or-4
EASTER GREETINGS It isn't the money value of a gift that counts
most, its the thought behind it
There are hosts of appropriate Easter greetings ready here Easter cards, books
and booklets, pretty neck and collar effects, dainty Easter handkerchiefs, boxes
ot delicious Easter Candy, a bit ot ribbon, a bow, some dainty lace, cut flowers,
potted plants and hundreds of other suitable remembrances of the season, most
modestly priced, and a gift in a "McCabe" package is doubly appreciated.
Easter Suits. Coats and Dresses
All ready for immediate wear. Every woman
has a right to look her best on Easter Day.'
Snappy Coats, the smartest models,
long coats in novelty weaves, in serges,
whipcords, wool crashes, etc., plain tailored
or with handsome braid trimmings, velvet
or silk facings, unusually attractive, at
$12.50, $15, $17.50, $19.50, $22, $25
Eastef Silk Gowns, just what you want for Easter Sunday, latest models, handsome
combinations of silks, laces, fancy buttons and trimmings,
$13.50, $15. 00, $16. 75 and $19.50
Wee Folks' Coats Dainty little gar
ments made in cute styles of serges and
novelty materials, trimmed with fancv but
tons, $7.50 to ..?3.95
High Grade Tailored Suits, jaunty
short coat styles, with the new collars ana
lapels, long one side shawl effect's, satin,
macreme lace or braid trimmed, made in
fine all wool serges, whipcords, worsteds
or novelty suitings,
$25.00 and $19.50
Taffeta Silk Coats, in both plain and
changeable taffetas, made in new and beau
tiful styles, are much in de
mand, at $22.00 to ..$19.50
Newest In Neckwear
Many dainty novelties in neckwear, just opened and shown for the
first time now
WTiite embroidered collars and cuffs, to be worn with coats 500
Plain and embroidered collars and cufTs of white pique, 75c and... 500
Large white, Swiss embroidered collars for dresses, each $1.98 to 500
White stock collars of lace, embroidery and madras, each 250
Lace yokes of white Venlse lace, ach 98c, 75c and 5O0
Jabots of lace, Swiss, embroidery and net, prices up from 250
Gloves For Easter
Several new shipments just in time for Easter
Short, medium and extremely long gloves In the finest of French
skins to match your new costume.
Perrin's French lamb gloves in complete color and size assortment,
a pair $1.00
Perrin's real French kid gloves in black, white and colors, a pair 1.50
New Silk Gloves
Complete new stock of Kaysei's silk gloves, all lengths, all shades,
Kayser's double tipped, short silk gloves in the staple and newest Easter
shades, a pair, $1.00, 75c and 500
Kayser's .12 and 16-button silk gloves, ' plain and embroidered, black,
white and colors,- $2.50, $2.00, $1.75 to $1.00
Kayser's 20-button silk gloves in black and white only, a pair. . .$2.00
Shadow veilings, as delicate appearing as a spider's web, many designs
in black and white, a yard 98c ai d 620
Shetland veilings in black and white, plain fish-net meshes, yard. 850
Many new designs and colors in chenille dots, strong hair, plain and
fancy mesh and chiffon veilings.
Chiffon pattern veils in colors, each $1.98 to 980
. Easter Shoes at Real Economies
Tou naturally come here for the season's novelties in footwear for
men, women and children.
An unusual showing of never slip pumps in all materials at $4.00, $330,
3.00 and 32 50
Tan shoes, oxfords and colonials at $5.00, $4.00, $3.50 and 83 OO
Men's new spring footwear in the Burt and Packard and Forbush makes.
$S.OO, $5.50, $5.00, 4.50 and $400
Boys' girls' and children's Easter foot wear. White Nu Buck, white can
vas, patent and dull kid shoes, oxfords, pumps and colonials for all ages
at special Easter prices.
The Regis Corsets
THANK YOU for the compliment on the beautiful lines of my
gown: but really its the new Regis corset that makes the perfect fit
and graceful lines. .
In fact, its the corset that makes the gown; without the proper
foundation, no dress, however beautiful and costly the material or skill
ful the modiste, can produce the effect of a well dressed woman.
IN ORDER THAT EVERT WOMAN may be perfectly corseted for
Easter, we've decided to give a "handback" of one-fifth, 20 per cent off,
on every Regis corset sold from now until Saturday night. April the 6tfa.
Regis corsets, all prices from $1.00 to $12.00, and a handback of just
This makes the $5.00 corsets only $4 00
The $12.00 corsets $960 the $4.00 corsets $3-20- the '20 corsets
$160- . c.. ec-
The new Regis corsets with the low bust and French waist lines
are attracting much admiration.
The New Regis Models for stout women are most successful for hip
and abdomen reduction.
Remember all the balance of this week, buy the Regis corsets and
get the "hand back" of one fifth.
Women's Silk Hosiery
The finishing touch to the Easter costume is silk hosiery in the ap
propriate shade. Not only black but a most complete color range is dis
played in our hosiery section.
Pure silk hose with lisle soles and garter tops in black, staple and
newer Easter shades, at a pair, $3.50 to 980
Women's boot silk hose In black and colors, a pair 5O0
Hundreds of European and American Easter cards, booklets and
novelties at assorted prices also an immense collection of appropriate
Easter post cards op from..
We keep in closest touch with
Paris' latest Btyle thoughts.
The newest Ideas of the great
French artists are constantly com
ing to us from across the sea.
Then there are the new models
from Hyland's, Gerhardt, Gage,
Keith. Clarence M. Phipps, Knox
and the famous Elzee hats.
Never before such a multitude
from which Trl-City women could
The days to Easter are few. We
hope to take care of all early or
ders In time. You are assured
we'll do our best.
Women who know linen qalitles,
linen standards and linen values,
often discuss the McCabe linens at
their card parties, in their sewing
circles and afternoon teas, and the
opinions are almost unanimous
that the linens from this store fill
vrv reauirement for -beauty, for
fine texture, for long ' service, and
that the McCabe linen bargains are
more and more fully appreciated
Here are a few items for the
Easter Sale which should appeal to
all linen lovers.
Heavy, pure linen, large size huck
towels, damask border with scal
loped edge, regular 35c towel,
45 inch linen cambric for embroid
ered and tailored waists, $1.00
value, per yard 750
36 inch round thread, heavy white,
all linen suiting, this time,
Fancy dresser scarfs, hemstitched
and embroidered designs 420
Bleached turklsh towels, large size,
hemmed ends, 15c values, for
Large size, heavy brown turkish
bath towels, very special, each. 80
Just arrived, pretty crash luncheon
sets of 13 pieces, green, blue and
white scalloped edge, set, $3.00
and $2 35
Round table cloths, scalloped edge,
sizes 2x2 yards, cloth $3.95. 2x
2r yards, cloth $5 35
Brown art center pieces, hemstitch
ed or embroidered scalloped edge,
sideboard and dresser scarfs, all
same patterns , . . . . 750
Easter Furnishings For Men
If there is anything lacking ir fnrnishlngs to complete vour Easter onlflt.
"We have it" A line line of special Easter neckwear at 75, 60 St 250
Cliiett and Columbia Shirts
Snappy new spring designs. They are shown here In the wanted fabrics.
patterns and colors at 81-50
50c neckwear at 25c
chance at these for
Special For Thursday
Silk Four-in-hand 3, new spring
Newest Apparel Accessories
Beaded medallion neck pins, for fancy or tailored waists, each..Q20
Long or short bead chains in amber, crystal, ivory, gold, red jet and pearl.
at $1.25 to 450
Buckle pins for the neck, of rhinestones set in platinum, round oral or
square shapes, each $1-25
Crystal buttons, the newest in dre8s trimmings, 68c piece to a doz. 150
Something Different In Hand Bags
New Saffian leather bags, envelopt peas as well as potted Easter lilies,
and metal trimmed edges either snaky gold handle or leather straps.
decidedly new, at $9.85, $5.00 to $225
Irish crochet, Battenburg and Plauen lace and white embroidery bags,
many styles, at $6.75 to 680
8PECIAL Large, unbreakable mesh bags of German silver, many places
$10.00, choice for $500
Easter Display of Ribbons
Rich colors blended and shaded Into beautiful designs, combine to make
a charming and attractive display in the ribbon section.
Floral, Oriental, tapestry, plaid and fancy striped designs in taffeta, gros
grain, satin, moire, gauze and brocaded ribbons In a variety of widths
and assorted prices.
THURSDAY we offer a 100 piece assortment of beautiful floral ribbons
In many weaves, 6V4 and 6 lnchwidths, usually 25c, at a yard, 120
Cut Flowers Potted Plants, Etc.
The flower department Is a bloom and makes a charming sight in
Its Easter dress.
Hundreds of cut roses, carnations, tulips, daffodils, calls lilies, lil
ies of the valley, violets and swett peas as well as potted Easter Hies,
ferns snd sacrament flowers.
A special lot of wicker flower baskets, priced at 65c to
Imported Japanese baskets, at $2.25 to
Our jewelry departmnet Is showing a beautiful assortment of rosar
ies in amethyst, topaz and pearl Hriously priced at $5.00 to. 750
A pretty and appropriate East gift for a man Is of the new scarf
pin and cuff button sets solid goldrronts, engraved free, a set.. J.. 25
ganization passed the legislature.
Transportation companies, commercial
associations and individuals will con
tribute to the enterprise.
New York A controlling Interest in
the Editor and Publisher, a newspaper
publication, has been purchased by
James Wright Brown, general manager
of the Fourth Estate and formerly
treasurer and a director of the Louis
Washington Postmaster General
Hitchcock authorized postmasters to
send undeliverable matter, "such as
picture cards, newspapers, magazines
and other periodical publications," to
municipal authorities for distribution
among hospitals, asylums and reform
Atlantic City Melvin Vaniman an
nounced he will take the rebuilt dirig
ible balloon Akron out of the shed
next Sunday for a trial fly over me
city IX waa&ax conditions permit. He
is still bent upon crossing the Atlantic
bcean in the Akron and has made many
changes in the airship as a result of
the tests made here last fall.
Philadelphia The condition of Lloyd
C. Griscom, former American ambassa
dor to Italy, who was operated on Mon
day for acute stomach trouble, was re
ported to be as satisfactory as could be
expected, but he is not out of danger.
Malta The peninsular and oriental
steamer Syria arrived here with dam
aged bows after being in collision with during a thick fog. The Circe reached
the French steamer Circe near Algiers Algiers with its forepeak full of water.
DERMA VIVA, THE IDEAL FACE POWDER
Makes face, bands, arms and neck as white as milk and
does not show or rub off. Pimples, blackheads, freckles,
moth or liver spots cured in a few days. Have bandied this
preparation for years and recommend it. Price 60 centa
Young & McCombs and Thomas Drug company.