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THE ROCK ISHATTO ARGUS. MONDAY, APRIL 8, 1912,
BUCKET OF WATER
IS GOOD PACIFIER
Mike Cronin Bangs Friend on
Jaw Without Provocation
IS GIVEN A QUICK BATH
I-atrr Hauled to Jail and Let Out on
Promise to Stay Away From
Mike Trunin readily grasped the al
ternative of staying awav from F. W.
SchrocdtM's place of business at Tenth
ft reel and Third avenue rather than
further inrarc ra'lon in Jail when he
s nrnugni ueiore .MEpisi.raie v j.
Smith to answer to a charge of assault j
preiened by Schroeder. Mike was
feeling very good, and when he went
Into Srhroeder's store. waik"d up to
the proprietor, an old friend of his. and i
raid. "I didn't see you for a long while," I
using the words of the romplainant.
and thereupon tapped the complainant ll'ra(1 fonigm ana niB accompaniBi.
on the Jaw, Just to ive vent to his;"' Lurvey are registered at the
preat friendliness Evidently Schroe-New Harper.
der disliked the familiarity, for with-j H. K. Collins has returned from Des
out delay he quenched the ebulliency of Moines, where he has been for some
Cronin with a bucket of water, and then
failed the police to stop the flow of
language which was Invoked by the
flow of aqua.
IHM.IKF. DAILY ABI.tTIOX.
"Will 1 stay away fiom him?" said
Cronin. "You Just bet 1 will. 1 took
a bath yesterday, and it went against
the grain to be forced to take another
this morning. Come on, have a drink,
And thus ended the differences be
tween the two friends.
OCCOR IN MOLINE
George W. Cook's home at 2418 1
Kighth uvenue, Molinc, was entered ,
Faturday night and a cash box, taken j
from his store to his home for safe-;
keeping, wan stolen from under thej
drettser where it was left by Mr. Cook. j
When lie awoke yesterday morning I
at o'clock, Mr. Cook felt stupefied!
rnd was at a loss to account for it!
till he found his rash box gone. There
v ag $200 In the box.
Greedy for more plunder than he
could secure without the aid of light,
William Campbell, a hobo, lighted a
latnp In the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Fremont Peterson, Till Twenty-third
street, Mollne, Saturday night and as j the home of Mrs. William Haire, for
a result, sufficient description to ; merly of this city. Miss Gordon ex
Irlng about his arrest was secured by ; pects to return this evening.
.Mr. J'e'erson. Campbell had secured
two bracelets, a lady's gold watch
$12 rlnK. a clek and some silver
toilet articles when be lit the lamp.!
Mrs. Peterson heard him, called her
husband. Campbell escaped but the
lK)llce. working on the description
furnished, caught him at R: 15 yes
terday morning. 'He led them to a
room and restored the booty to them.
He Is In the county Jail held under
bonds of li'.Ofio on a charge of bur
j'Ury and larceny.
COMPANY TO BEGIN
THE GRADING SOON
Communication Lorn the McCarthy
Improvement coiiipauy of Davenport
states that that company is to begin
work on the grading of Thirteenth
avenue early t.!s week, preparatory
to fixing the street so that the Tri
City Railway company can complete
fne proposed long View loop by the
laying of tracks from Ninth avenue
i-.r.d Twenty-fifth street, south to
Thirteenth avenue, thence east to
Thirtieth street and connecting with
the F.Im btrtet and Ixng View lines.
ONE OF FOUNDERS OF
GENESEO DIES IN ALEDO
(Spri-ial to T.ie Argus.)
Alcdo. 111.. April S. The death of1
Orin Uartlett occurred at his home In
this city yesterday morning. The
fi:neral services will be held In North!
Henderson tomorrow and the inter-! Government Inspectors Knapp and
rcent made In the cemetery there. Mr. Car-V of Dubuque this morning examin
Itartlett whs born in Hergen. Gene- ed the White Collar line boats, as it
seo county, New York, and with his is compulsory' that ail crafts navigat
parents came overland with the banding the river receive government pa
: colonists who founded the present j Per8- before permission is granted to
city of Geneseo. which they so nam- operate. The Helen Blair will begin
d from the county In which they had " regular trips to Burlington tomor-
lived. He is survived by oiie daugh
ter. Miss Louise lUrtlctt. of Aledo,
and by two sons. Charles of Ing
Peach. Cal . and W. H. Bartlett of
Funeral services for Mrs. George
Fponsler were he'.d at the First Tres
byterian church yesterday at 2:30
Bennett's Athletic Goods
Are the best made.
Baseball good 3 and tennis
goods. We are the leaders.
We carry Spalding Bros.,
the Draper and Maynard,
the Victor, Rawlings
Wright and Ditson. These
are all official goods.
1619 Second Avenue
Look for the Bear Sign.
p. m., conducted by the pastor," Rev.
A. E. Moody. Interment was in the
Aledo cemetery- Mrs. Sponslor had
suffered greatly for many years from
gangrene in her foot and her untime
ly death is deeply mourned by a large
circle of friends. She is survived by
her husband and family.
BOY STRUCK BY CAR;
BIG CROWD GATHERS
A little boy was struck by an east-br.t-nd
bridge line car last night while
be was crossing Second avenue Just
west of Nineteenth street. Ke was
merely brushed aside by the fender
of the car and knocked to the pav
ing. Before anyone could reach him
he had picked himself up, brushed
the dust from his clothes and run to
the ddewalk. The accident occurred
about 6:30 and nearly 500 people
were attracted to the scene of the
rear accident in less than a minute.
The Misses Dorothy Rhoads and
Lois Bruner left this morning for
a short visit with friends at Pekin, I1L
Geo-ge Hamlin, who sings at the
time past on business for the firm of
Colonel C. L. Walker was reported
today as recovering nicely from the
effects of the operation to which he
submitted Saturday at Chicago.
Mrs. Sidney Pearson left last night
for Seattle, Wash., for an extended
visit with her daughter, Mrs. M.C.
La Porte, formerly Miss Lillian Pear
80i) of this city.
Gottlieb Zwicker, 2412 Seventh ave
nue, is suffering with an attack of in
flammatory rheumatism, which has
confined him to his home for the past
A nine-pound son was born to Mr.
land Mrs. W. E. Hart at New Rockford,
j X. D., Easter day. Mrs. Hart will be
remembered in this city as Miss Cora
George Bealer, who has been em-
ployed as elevator operator at the
j Safety building for the past 17 months,
j l as resigned to accept, a position on
; the stock farm of X. C. Lenz, south of
Clifford Hubbard, who has been vis
iting at the home of his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Henry 'B. Hubbard for the
past two days, this afternoon returned
to Evanston, to continue his studies at
Miss Suzanne Gordon, 1728 Eleventh
avenue, departed for Beardstown Sat
urday night, where she visited at
Louis Erbstein, who has been con
fined to his home for the past few
days with a severe attack of qulnzy,
is reported as doing nicely, and it is
expected that he will he able to re
sume his duties at the New Harper in
a short time.
Kenneth Welch, who has been visit-
ing at the home of his parents. Mr. and
iMrs. Allan Welch, 918 Twentieth
street, for the past few days left for
Chicago this morning where he ex
pects to remain a week before report
ing for duty in Xew York. Mr. Welch,
has been identified with the Standard
Did Cloth company in the capacity of
salesman since last August, and his
mnnv fHonHa In thift ritv ivill ho prnti.
j Jied tQ he faaj made good ,n
W. A. Schaeffer returned to the city
this morning after a week's sojourn
on the preserve of the Illinois Rod and
Gun club, nine miles east of Astoria,
111. Mr. Schaeffer made up one of the
party of 12, who have been hunting
ducks and communing with nature
during this time. Others who made
the trip are A. D. Sperry and E. H.
Guyer, Rock Island, George G. Ross,
East Moline, Charles Skinner, Moline,
Joe, Dick and Reed Lane, Wilson
MrClellan. Dr. Herman Pape, John W.
Ballard, Jr., and W. M. Chemberlin of
row, according to present plans.
The ferry Davenport was brought
out of winer quarters in Kahlke's har
bor yesterday morning and put into
service, the Rock Island being with
drawn. Until the season advances,
the plan is to use but the one boat ex
cept on Sundays.
The Bonny Belle of New Boston tied
up on the Rock Island levee early this
Bitten by Mad Dog.
1 1 Charter Nicholson, 17 years old,
! i was bitten by a mad dog Saturday at
; his home in Hillsdale. He has been
! rushed to the Pasteur institute In Chl-
l cau tor ireaiuieuu me oog u kiu
I Embezzlement Com Continued.
The Welie case which came up be
fore Justice H. J. Schroeder today, was
' continued for 10 days. Welle is charged
I with embezzlement, it being alleged
) that be appropriated certain funds col
I lected for the Minneapolia Book Con
cern when in the employ of that firm
about a year ago.
news all the time The
NEGRO IS HELD ON
William Smith, Alleged to Have
Stolen $360 From S. J.
THEFT OCCURS IN SALOON
Man Who Claims to Hare Seen the
Holdup Gets 40 Days on Dis
Charges by William Black that he
had seen William Smith, a negro, take
a roll of money from the pocket of S.
J. Randolph of Beardstown while
they were in a saloon at 126
Twentieth street, elicited coln-
ter charges from Smith involv-
ing Black, The outgrowth of
the charges was the holding of Smith
to the grand jury under bonds of $1.
000 charging him with robbery, and
the sentencing of Black to the county
Jail for 40 days. The alleged robbery
occurred Friday afternoon while the
men were standing at the bar, and
Black claims to have seen Smith steal
Randolph's roll. He bo informed Ran
dolph and Randolph sought Smith's ar
rest. Two other negroes and the bar
tender, who were in the saloon at the
time, aaw nothing . of the robbery, but
advanced some information which fur
ther involved Smith.
LOSES CSfl I DAY.
Black came here from Iowa City last
Thursday and claims that he had a roll
of $S0 when he Jit. Today he had noth
ing except a police record which 6hows
that he was arrested twice, the second
offense landing him in the county jail
Where his money went to, he does not
SENT TO SHERIFF
Did you ever commit the offense
of "meals and lunches?" Did you
ever know anyone who did? Probably
not, and yet right here in Rock IS'
land is a man who did commit such
an offense and strange to say he has
not even been arrested yet. From
Carrollton, 111., from a justice of the
peace, comes a warrant to the office
of Sheriff O. L. Bruner directing the
arrest of a young man who is now
living in this city. The warrant states
that the young man is guilty of the
offense of meals and lunches. Ac
companying the warrant is a letter
which explains that the young man
ewes a board bill of $4.10 at Carroll
ton. The sheriff is advised that if the
riiminal will make an immediate set
tlement, no arrest need be made but
that otherwise he is to be picked up
and sent back. Needless to say no
arrest will be made on the warrant
as it now reads. "Besides," 6ays the
sheriff, "this office is not a collection
agency. If the warrant comes prop
erly written, it will be served."
HELD UNDER BOND
Clayburn Nealy, arrested Saturday
evening on a charge of assault to
commit murder, the outgrowth of his
alleged assault with a knife on Mike
Wiese, was held this morning under
honds of $3,000 to await hearing of
his case ten days hesce. Wiese is in
such condition that he will be unable
to appear as complaining witness fos
that length of time at least. He is
confined at St. Anthony's hospital
and his physician states that his
wounds, are serious. Nealy denies
gi'ilt of the charge against him.
The fight Occurred early Saturday
morning at Ninth avenue and Seventh
street. Nealy says that Wiese struck
him and knocked him out with the
blow. When he came to, he saw
Wiese lying nearby, unconscious. He
claims there was a third man with
them. He was unable to furnish
Box Cars Afire.
At 5 o'clock this morning an old box
car near the roundhouse at Thirty
first street, which was used as a 6tore
room Tor oils and waste, caught fire
and before the department could get
the blaze under control, the store
room was a wreck. An empty box car
standing nearby on a 6ide track was
also gutted by the flames. The ori
gin of the fire 1s unknown.
Greeks Observe Easter.
Hundreds of Rock Islanders whose
native land is the sunny Grecian coun
try, attended Easter services in Mo
line yesterday morning. The Easter
day of the Greek people came on the
same day this year as that of other
people. Local places of business were
closed to enable employes to partici
pate in the services.
Season to Close.
The management of the Rock Island
roller rink announces that the rink
is to close Saturday night for the sea
son. A moonlight party will be held
Wednesday night and the season will
be closed with a dance Saturday
Wants a License.
Otto Berner hag filed a petition for
a license to conduct a saloon at Thirty-
nrst street and tirtn avenue, in a
building yet to be erected. Berner fil-
ea ice peuuua mis morning ua me
AT THE HIGH SCHOOL.
The week of spring vacation began
today at the high school.
111 llif - I:
j . Ej Edwin Islapp Shoes
1 L 1 Sold onlv at MK
irmmm n Iran m wwt i B '
II I i E 1 1 yjWTWi'& t a. m a m a m i m m m i m t m i m i m t td li d M
Present Executive of Daven
port the Only Successful
ELECTION HELD SATURDAY
Fourteen Democrats Make Up Bal-
of Winning Ticket
The municipal election held Satur
day in Davenport resulted in the elec
tion of 14 democrats and one republi
can, Mayor Alfred C. Mueller, present
incumbent, being the only republican
successful at the polls. His margin
over Dr. J. A. DeArmand his demo
cratic opponent, was 297. The other
successful candidates, all democrats,
were Hugo Moeller, city clerk; W. G
Noth, city treasurer; I. J. Hild, asses
sor; Louis D. Roddewig, police magis
trate; George T. Baker and Herman
G. Pape, park commissioners W. H.
Gosch and Chris D. Kuehl, aldermen-at-large,
and the following aldermen:
Matthes, First ward; O. F. Kuehl, Sec
ond ward; Witt, Third ward; Hartwig,
Fourth ward; Halligan, Fifth ward,
and Huber, Sixth ward.
TELEPHONE ;IVK FRANCHISE.
The new Tri-City Automatic Tele
phone company was granted a fran
chise in Davenport as the result of the
vote on the little ballot which wac
presented at the election. The com
pany will now undertake to "get fran
chises in 'Rock' Island and Moline.
ELECTION IS Ql'IKT.
The election characterized itself by
being one of the quietest in the his
tory of the city. On the streets the j
crowds were small.
The election passed without the
usual shouting and bands, no proces
sions were in order and no torchlights
were seen. The flashes thrown on the
screens excited remarks from the audi
ences but the pent-up enthusiasm
which has characterized past elec
tions, was not visible. Expressions of
surprise at the way some of the can
didates were running away from thir
opponents were given by the specta
tors as the flashes were thrown on
SOCIALISTS CARRY PRECIXCT.
One of the features of the voting
in the First ward was the fact that
Emil Griebel, socialist candidate for
alderman, carried one precinct. This
was the first in which he received a
total of 49 votes against 45 cast for
the republicans. In the other wards
the socialists did not make a showing
much different from that of the pre
AUTOMATIC RAZOR SHARPENER
Safety razor blades sharpened. Seei
demonstration is windo
HARPER HOUSE PHARMACY!
Double edge blades 35ci
'Single edge blades 2
MODERN "JOAN" HEADS RESCUE PARTY;
SAVES FATHER; PREVENTS JAIL DELIVERY
Mn. J. D. . Collier.
Mrs. J. D. Collier, daughter of Jailer Slade, of Dawson. Ga.. saved
the life of her father ami prevented a Jail delivery by her nerve and de
termlnaiion. She was staying in the Jail with lier father when she was
suddenly startled by cries and moana. She Jumped from bed ar.d in her
nightdress rushed to nearby homes and gave the alarm. Totally uncon
scious of her lack of raiment she led the rescue party to the Jail dears
Just in tln. to prevent the escape of the prisoners who h.-. overpowered
Slade and taken his keys. Jailer Slade was nut seriuusly harmed-
MEN WANTED TO SWAP
CLOTHES WITH A BOY
Willard Schafer of Davenport told
a story in police court this morning
concerning his treatment at the hands
of a pair of fellows who attempted to
swap clothes with him last Saturday
and relieve him of his money at the
same time. He says that while he was
slightly under the influence of intoxi
cants, these fellows led him back of
some billboards, got his coat and then
wanted his other clothes, but he balk
ed on them. He declares that they
dragged him into a Third avenue res
taurant and relieved him of a little
(hange. He did not see them take the
money and he recovered his clothing,
so he did not care to prosecute.
CARYL B. ROKEI.
Word was received Saturday morn
ing by Mrs. Georgia Bixby Holt, of Mo
line, bearing ead tiding of the death of
her nephew, Caryl B. Runkel, in Al- :
hambra, Cal., Monday. The youn? j
man. only 19 years of age, was the son I
of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Runkel, who left j
Rock Island 10 years ago to make
their home in Milwaukee, then going i
to California. Death was due to
Brtght's disease. Caryl was a hoy j
who was gifted as en artist, and a 1
promising future career was predicted
for him. Two years ago in a compe-
tition conducted by the Los Angeles i
Times he won a scholarship in the !
Fine Arts academy of this city and ,
a ranl'inp ftfildent in that innrim.
tjon untn bealth faiIfcd Deceased was
i the only son and is survived by his j
widowed mother, Mrs. Agnes RunkeL S
Fl'XERAI. OF .MRS. EGLI.
The funeral of Mrs. Lewis Englln ;
Scleras held from the borne of William A.
For the man who looks for
real style, real comfort and
Bench made in new English lasts
and latest spring leathers.
$6, $6.50, $7
ForMantW)man & Child
Ivins, 410 Nineteenth street, this after
noon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Granville H.
Sherwood of this city and Rev. E. J.
Brodin of Orion officiating. The bear
ers were Tom Davis, Peter Phaff, B.
Ainsworth, Joseph Grotegut, James
Maucker and George Cardo. Burial
took place at Chippiannock cemetery.
FIN'F.RAI. OF MRS. MII.I.KR.
The funeral of Mrs. J. N. Miller was
held from the home of the daughter,
Mrs. W. S. Peterson, 10u4 Seventeenth
avenue. Rev. Charles Hawkins of the
Spencer Memorial church officiating.
The bearers were Gus Thierman, A. J.
Burke, Fred .Peterson, John E. Greve,
Walter Smith and Charles Tonn. Bur
ial tooK place at Chippiannock ceme
tery. Case Under Advicement.
Henry DeBrugyne, 414 Twenty-second
street, charged with wife abandon
ment was given a hearing Saturday
afternoon before Justice C. J. Srhroed-
TRI-CITY DANCING SCHOOL
I'ltOFESSOK T. M. C.tRROM, Dancing Master.
Come and Learn to Dance.
K. C. VPr Fam,,Jr Theatre.
Every THURSDAY NIGHT
Special attention given to ladies and gentlemen beginner.
patronajje solicited. Opening party April 11.
CLA.SS IXSTfUCnoX FROM 7:45 to 8:43.
GENERAL DANCING 8:43 to 12.
THi WEIX0N OECHESTBA.
er who took
the case tinder advlae-
FIGHT RESULTS IN
An argument over a furnace In the
Tom Hughes' domicile at 1218 First
avenue yesterday morning resulted in
the arrest of Hughes and the sending
ot Richard Reed, the other participant,
to St. Anthony's hospital where he
will be confined for a few days with a
wound thought to be slight. Hughes
was released this morning when
friends furnished a bond of S50O. Tha
charge against him Is assault with a
deadly weapon. Reed alleged that be
had teeen shot in the left arm. Though
there is a puncture in that arm, an
X-ray examination failed to reveal a
Notice to Saloon Keepers.
Notice is hereby given that unde;
the law all saloons will be closed is
Rock Island tomorrow during the
hours of voting.
II. M. SCHRIVER. Mayor.
The Point of Surprise.
"Did you notice the man over there
who took off his hat to the lady he met
and begged pardon so politely for step
ping on her dress?"
"Why, what Is so remarkable about
such ordinary politeness?"
"But, man alive, she's his wife!"
Tie I know how this catastrophe ha
crippled you, and as one of your oldest
friends I should like to help you. I
will buy your furniture for 300 franca.
She You're very kind, but I've Just
Bold it for 325 francs. He What? You
allowed yourself to be robbed like
that? Pele Mele.
A Sad Meeting.
"I think we met at this cafe last win
ter. Your overcoat is very familiar to
"But I didn't own It then."
MNo. but I did." I'liegende Blatter.
Maud Why do you always wear
ploves when you are playing cards?
Mice Because Jack told me I must
never show nay hand. Boston Traa
cripL Her Strikes.
Mr. BenedictDo you know, my
dear, I think we have a pretty good
cok. How does she strike you? Mrs.
Benedict For more wages about once
a week. Illustrated Bits.
Dora Do you think It would be coo-
ceiled of tne to say I made this drest
myself? Grace (sweetly Not conceit
d. dear: only superfluous. Loudon
All the news all the time The Argus.