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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1912.
IS NEXT MOVE?
Property Holders on Second
Avenue and Twentieth Street
Have Some Ideas.
REPAIR PLANT IN ORDER
Guard Aaalnat Future Neglect and
Keep It Clean From This on
called as witnesses were made known.
Chairman George H. Richmond of the ,
supervisors, who Is acting as chairman i
of the board of Inquiry, states that
It Is the Intention of the committee
to go to the bottom of the charges ari
make a recommendation to the board
as to the truth or falsity of the
charges against the sheriff. Until the
report is ready for the board, how
ever, nothing is to be made public
with the consent of the committee.
The asphalt paving of Second ave
nue. Twentieth street and the block on
Sixth avenue between Twentieth and
Twenty-first la practically completed,
and, taken aa a whole and on the face
of It, the Job looks like a good one. At
all events, the Improved streets pre
sent a smooth and metropolitan ap
oearance. The only exception is the
Issne Protest to Governor
Against Making Special Pror
vision for County Judge.
WOMAN; HEAD IS
The banks of Rock Island county to
day made a concerted protest against
the holding of a special election for
county judge, and in line of their ac
tion sent a communication to that ef
fect to the governor of Illinois, as well
as to the board of supervisors. They
take the stand that the special election
will put the county to an expense of
. . ... . M . . ilt T)m11
Dncx-Miea curves 01 tne in u.j "-fmra flf.A . .7 ana . rtneated-
way company along Second avenue j The Argug during the
and on Twentieth street and a few de- courge of campaign and it ia con.
pressions in the surface along Second tended tha. the present condition of
avenue, which the contractors will be ( rounty nnancP8 will not permit of such
required to remedy before the work Is i pl(ntinditure
It Is the belief of the bankers, who
up and a number of papers and discus
sions were listened to. The delegates
will be entertained this evening at the
Twentieth street school at a social
meeting, and the Young Ladies' society
will serve lunch.
At the meeting yesterday morning
the following officers were chosen:
President G. M. Gross. Buckley.
Vice President H. Zagel, Peoria.
Secretary Mr. Ruchos, Blocming
ton. Assistant Secretary L. Duesing,
Yesterday afternoon's meeting was
given over to practical exemplification
of work In the schools, visiting dele
gates taking charge of the classes and
demonstrating their methods of teach
ing. At the session last night a teach
ers' choir was organized, with Mr. Cas-
One of the moBt horrible murders
in the annals of the Rock Island police
force was committed this afternoon
shortly after 3:30 at 2122 Fourth ave
nue, when Samuel Green, colored,
leaped upon Mrs. Emma Davis.'also
colored, and with a razor ?n his hand
I almost severed her head from her
I titiriv Tha Tnnnan riiori almrct In.
Bantly. Green was captured by the
police and is now in custodv at the
station. He said in explanation of Pr. formerly of this city, now of . Pe
oria, as director of the organization.
A feature of the services last evening
was the singing by a choir composed
of about 40 male voices. Rev. Ph. Wil
helm. the local pastor, presided at the
meeting and expressed the pleasure of
the congregation for the privilege of
entertaining the visiting delegates.
Rev. F. Brandt of Springfield, presi
dent of the Illinois district of the Mis
souri synod of the Lutheran church,
and Professor F. Rechlin of Addison
are among those present to attend the
conference. Sessions will continue
"She laid around
I was jealous of
The appearance of brick between the
curve tracks of the street car company,
in contrast with the handsome effect
of the wood block pavement, wih
which the tracks have been paved
are In a position to know the exact
status of the Rock Island county treas
ury, and who realize the extent of the
ty can get along until tne regular time
the brutal killing:
drunk all the time,
The couple had lived together as
man and wife for several years, but
had separated a short time ago, the
man removing to Davenport with two
children. This afternoon he asked
Oflicer Kelt to accompany him to the
house' on Fourth avenue, as he wanted
to get the insurance policy which the
woman had in her possession.
The officer and negro entered the
door together, and the instant the
n.an put his eyes on her, he pulled a
razor and leaping upon her, ran It
over half way through her neck, the
head hanging to the body by a few
iT'.ches of flesh. When the attack was
made. Officer Kell leaped upon the
murderer and with" a swing of his club
to the man's head, felled him to the
ACTION ENDED BY
inrougn me improved wrmury, j..- f the county judicial election, two
epuib n vrmj quiii tuuiuinouuu, years hence
until tnis is reroovea ana unuornirj
established. It will not look right nor
will it be satisfactory.
Kl TI RE CARE DIHC t iKD.
In view of the completion of the as
phalt part of the work, the subject that
has heretofore been discussed, of pro
vision for permanent repair, is again
one of discuFHion amone Droperty
holders on Second avenue and Twen-' Harry Roberts, City's Star Wit-
tleth street. The contractors are negg Against His Wife, MyS
nouna 10 Keep cne pavement 111 iirs-.
class condition for a reasonable length
of time, but this does not safeguard it
from contingencies or injure pood
streets during the life of the pavement.
What Is needed, business men and
property holdnrs Hrgue, is some pro
vision on the part of the municipality
for constant care of the pavement, tlia.
Is, the speedy repair of slight imper-foi-tlona
or damage which may be un
avoidable. Asphalt will wear out in
places, and there will be damages
hlch. If neglected, will soon desroy
the appearance of a considerable area
of the street. What is needed, there
fore. In the Judgment of those most 1
interested. Is the immediate adoption , , ,h f.
of Mrs. Harry Roberts,
HOBO TELLS HOW
HE FELL BY ROAD
Trusted a Friend Who Decamp,
ed With All His Money,
Leaving Him Penniless.
"I don't care what becomes of me
boys," said a weary and forlorn look
ing hobo this morning as he was I
aroused from a drunken stupor while
lying on the Rock Island railroad
tracks near the foot of Nineteenth
Angelus Coin has gone on a busi
ness trip to What, Cheer, Iowa."
A. P. Caretens of Clinton, Iowa, is
In the city transacting a real estate
Mrs. Chester Roberts and daughter,
Louise, are visiting with Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Parker of 2517 Fifth avenue
for several days.
r Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Kennedy of
Andalusia are visiting for a few days
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Funkenstein of this city.
Mrs. W. M. Darling and Mrs. Phoe
be Winters of Colfax, Iowa) are visit
ing relatives and friends in Rock Is
land. Mrs. Darling will go to Chicago
next Saturday to attend to some
I business before returning home.
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"The Home of the Overcoat";
SIMON & LANDAUER
OVERCOAT satisfaction means as
much to us as to you. Your satis
faction means future transactions; every
little detail in fabric, style and. work-
. iinanship helps to work for or against
TT is Just these little details that help to make this stor
the overcoat center; the careful making, the select fab-
-"- rics and styles, the immense variety plus the unusual
values youll find choosing here delightfully easy.
Prices $12.50 to $75
Special Showing, $18, $20 and $25
orderly house, was brought to an ab
rupt end this af ernoon. when the city
charged with being an inmate of a dis-! sireei. w nai s tne use 01 living. nen
you Daren i got no inenas ana you re
i i nil Tennwn in nn mf I v i ti v nerp
authorities learned that a warrant . , - . t
why? It's because booze was the on
ly thing offered me for sustenance in
the last three days. When a poor
charging attempted extortion had been
sworn out by Mrs. Robert against her
husband, who was to have been the
star witnf ss for the prosecution. When
Magistrate Smith signed the warrant,
the city attorney announced that the
city had decided to drop the case, and
moved a dismissal. The judge there.
TO QUINCY NEXT
Episcopalians in Session Here
Chose Convention Site for
the Coming Year.
END GATHERING TODAY
Business of Annual Conference Occu
pies Time This Morning Ad
journment at Noon.
live only a few hours. He has been
unconscious since yesterday.
Monumental Association Meeting.
An Important meeting erf the Sol
diers' Monumental association will be
held tomorrow evening In the sheriff's
room at the court house. Matters of
importance are to come before the
meeting and the officers are anxious
that all members attend.
devil s down and out and asks for a i
nickle or dime why they think you
want, it to get a drink and when you
do finally get a handout its from a fel
:w who invites you into a saloon
. . A 1 .. ... ; ,.A Tl 1 . . .. . ,
rtt a stPch-ln-tlme policy. To this end.
there Is talk of an aaphult plant, own
ed either by Roc k Island or the three
d ies Jointly, which all three municl-
8 office to present
the warrant 'o an officer for service,
learned that the star witness had mys
teriously disappeared, in a spare of
panties couiu cavt in- avan.ase i. . Tue quPStlon of admissibility of
. a. li paying pro rata for the demands j hPargav evldeace nxlBed a claMl
upon it. My tnis means tne pave
space with wet stuff." .
The hobo who says his name is
Howard stated that he left his home
in New Haven; Conn., two years ago
with an old acquaintance who profess
ed to be a sincere friend. The inten
tion of the two was to go to North
Dakota to work in the harvest fields
TWO INJURED UNDER
ROCK ISLAND TRAIN
August Carlson and Sol Frieberg,
employes of the Deere plant In East
Moline, narrowly escaped death there
yesterday evening under the wheels
of an east bound Rock Island road
train. The two men were about to
get on the Deere shop train on their
way home, when the other train came
.along unnoticed by them. Carlson
j sustained a sprained back and bruised
arms and Frieberg's Injuries consisted
i for the most,-part of cuts about the
head and arras. 'Borh were, hurried to
ithe hospital in Moline and then-re
moved to their homes.
repu'able men of the city had visited
the Holzapple place and learned its
suggested that Howard give him his
money and he would attend to the
money end of the trip which Howard
raring In this city that is sadly
c f attention. It should have it with
out expense to the property holders.
who have paid for It for the use of the
tween Citv Aftnrnev J P Witter nnrl
.-tit r.r th' vnriftv i-nii!.i lip Wont in . . . " " ; uaKoia to worK in tne narvest neius.
. 11 ..a o reD.fr Rk li J?hn,K;SC0M- appearing for ; Upon leavlng New Haven the friend
a constant stats- of repair Rork Is-; the drfendant- Witter clalmed that , .Jl. . warH ,VA hitn hiH
laid slioulcJ be tne nrsc. to move in mis i
(lirvction, and if the other cities do
not join, u Bnouia go cc. a.ui.r. nature and told" the nolice whoronnnn a-.a .1-- . ' -,.-.,
I tiere is murn or me oia aspnai. , Srnf ..! namo rHoH tit th0 , ....
aiy in need Zl ".? Z " ! ,ne Inena oappearea witn or
"r.utivicuicju!,. uirw. Howard s money, leaving Howard
tlmony introduced by the city was brok.. "Thi8 8 the result," said How
rather meager. j ard tn)s m0rning as he was awakened
Roberta is the man tvhn ia-cA tha -1 j -
h,0 ,,V,H It on nanlialt tilonf la' . . ITU in Ills Blff-p Ull IIIO ItlUIUaU iritCH.
K-ncral public If an asphalt plant is,rsld jn wWch hj8 wjfe wag arre8ted v
provided, and repairs made as soon as and ,s aUeged fhat hp wm tQ ,he , fto ineu
. v "Ki"-'-. ponce tonowing his wire's refusal to
have more asphalt pavement, and that I glve hlm $50 Hence the warrant
I-roperly cared for. it is the pret-1 .
tiest'of all, no one will doubt. The
only question Is its upkeep and mainte
nance after It is properly laid. It is
too expensive to "be neglec'ed.
Al KEEP IT CLK. S.
And in the meantime, what?
Systematic cleaning, not in the shift
less, hap hazard manner, but by a uni
form sys'em of night flushing and con
stant day sweeping; this is what the
property holders have a right to ex
pect on the part of the municipality.
BOY MAY LOSE EYE;
AIR RIFLE TO BLAME
Wilbur, the 6-year-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. Adolph Rahn, who resides ' Louis
nar Milan, will probably loose the
sight of his right eye as the result of
shooting himself accidentally yes tier j
aay afternoon with an air rifie. The I
'.Ittle boy thought that the supply of ! Louis Funkenstein, city marketmas
bullets which he had put in the gun ter since early spring, today present
had become exhausted. One of the ed a written resignation to Mayor H.
leaden pellets, however, must have m. Schriver in which he stated that
stuck In the barrel, and when he point-, his private business compels him to
Funkenstein Find3 His
Own Interests Will Require
All His Attention.
OF GRAFT PHARfiF'CC tbe UD at hini8eIf and PulIed tce relinquish his position with the city.
UT Unrtri UnMnUL; trigger he was struck in the eye. He findg that he mU8t devote his
APPLES! APPLES! APPLES!
Hazel, the 5-yearold daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. V. M. Hedges, died last
night at midnight at the family home,
1119 Sixth avenue, after a six days,' ill
ness of diphtheria. The parents and
two brothers survive. The funeral
will be held tomorrow morning at 9
o'clock from the home, with interment
in Calvary cemetery.
FlAERAt, OF MRS. D A IEI.SO.
Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha
Danielson, were conducted this after
noon at 2 o'clock at the home in Mi
lan by Rev. Marion Humphreys. In
terment was made in Chippiannock
Qirincy was chosen as the next
place of meeting in 1913, of the sy
nod of the Quincy diocese of the
Episcopal church, at the last business
session of the 36th annual convention
o' the diocese which was held this
morning at Trinity chapel. The visit
ing delegates enjoyed a luncheon at
noon at the New Harper after which
the convention was adjourned until
ni'.I.IVKHS FINK ADDRESS.
Rev. J. M. Davidson, of Macomb,
general missionary, delivered an ad
dress last evening at the church on
"Missionary Problems of the Diocese."
Dr. Davidson was the first candidate
for honors in the diocese after its for
mation in the year 1877, and whose
first 10 years of ministerial work were
given to the very field of which he
now has charge after a 20-years' absence.
The speaker referred pleasantly to
I Just had Prlester-Hickey Shoe com
pany fit me out in a new pair of their
"style-comfort" shoes. Made my feet
so happy, I am happy all over. I will
tell you, when you buy a pair ot shoes
from Priester-Hickey Shoe company,
and they say they fit, you can count
on foot comfort until they are worn
out. Better try Priester-Hickey Shoe
company the next time you want any
shoes. They have them in all leath-
jers, and their price for this class of
foQtwear Is an "eye-opener" to any one
who has been paying fancy prices else
TO FINISH ROAD
Improvement of Thoroughfare
to Country Held Up No
That Good Chicken Pie Supper at the
Everybody Is invited to partake of
a delicious chicken pie supper at the
Central church Friday evening at 6:30; J
3 a cents. A sale of fancy and useful
articles consisting of rugs, aprons and
fancy work, any of them an appropriate
Christmas gift, opens at 3:30, continu
ing through the evening. (Advertisement)
Work on the road improving pro'
ject south of Sears, Is, being delayed
from a most unusual cause lack ot
county prisoners available for work on
tne roca crusner ana in spreading me
rock after it Is hauled to the road. ' '
It seems that there are only one or'
two prisoners now in the county baa-'
tile who are working out fines and as
these are the only ones who can be
put to work, the road improving must
stop unless there were some means
of hiring men. As there are no funds
available, this Is out of the question.
There is plenty of crushed rock
avauaDie ana many larmers are win
ing to loan their teams, but the work
must wait for more prisoners. It may
be that the prospects of work on tho
road is what la keeping down the num
ber of county boarders.
Sealed bids will be received at the
mayor's office for Iron junk, located at
the filter plant and pumping station,
until Nov. 25. 1912. at 10 a. m. Said I
his visit, to Rock Island 16 years ago junfc to be sold by the ton and weigh-
License to Wed.
Henry Beck ....'.....'....Rock Island
Miss Lola Warren .......East Moline
Make Life Easier for Your Wife.
If you do yourf home-life will be
happier. Try unloading the family
washing on the L. E. Baker Laundry.
Kxcellent wbrk and prompt service.
Call West 237 and we'll be after it
with the auto. 633 Seventeenth street.
Pasturage for Norses.
Have room for six more horses at
my Willow Brook farm. Phone West
1452. George Wagner. (Advertisement.)
The investigation of the charges
made against Sheriff O. L. Bruaer was :
resumed this afternoon by the six sup-!
ervlsora making up the special com-; Go to Laflin's
mlttee on inquiry.
orchard, three miles
The sessions were south of Milan for your winter apples.
secrt-t and not even those who were tAdvertlsement.)
, 1 whole time to his own Interests in the
future. The resignation is to take ef
fect Dec. 1. It has not yet been pre-;
ser.ted to tne council but will at their (
next meeting Monday afternoon. i
Mayor Schriver on receiving the
resignation expressed regret. "Mr.
Funkenstein has made an Ideal mar
ket master," be said, "and has done
splendid work. His resignation came
as a surprise to me and a rather un
Regarding a successor to Mr. Funk-;
ens ein, the mayor said: "It is hardly
probable that one will be named at
this time. With winter very nearly
here, the main duties of the market
master are obviated and we can prob
ably arrange Jo have his necessary !
work done by the city health officer, j
whose duties are getting lighter with i
the approach of the hcraltier months of j
winter." ' I
ECONOMY on nK you .
looking lor in these days
of high living cost Calumet insures a wonder
ful saving in your baking. But it does more.
It insures wholesome food, tasty food uniformly raised food.
Calamat ia mad right to sell right to bake right. Ask
one of the million! of women who u it or ask your grocer.
RECEIVED HIGHEST AWARDS
Wart Pm Fm4 Fi.idc. CVica... DL
Puis ripiBtiiiM. Fraac. March. 1812.
IN ANNUAL MEETi
The second day's session of tbe con- j
ference of parochial school teachers of ,
the German Lutheran church of the
Central Illinois district association was '
opened this morning with a demonstra-'
tion of practical work at the Eighth
street German parochial school house :
under the direction of Professor F. j
Rolf. The 45 teachers present were j
given an example of work done by tbe ;
scholars in language, bible study, cat-1
echism. etc. At this afternoon's ses-1
sidn, theoretical work was taken
This food not only
tastes good but contains
It furnishes all the rich
nutrition of whole wheat
and malted barley the
brain and muscle building
elements that make sound
minds and sound bodies.
"There's a Reason"
Ask the Grocer.
15c the package.
Pofctum Cereal Company, Ltd.,
Battle Cretk, Mich, U. S. A.
when for two months he substituted
for Dr. Sweet, then rector, and spoke
of the latter's work for missions then
so far in advance of his day, and
which have been so wonderfully de
veloped and carried on under the able
administration of the present rector.
Rev. G. H. Sherwood.
Dr. Davidson presented his subject
from the standpoint of evident famil
iarity with the work of the diocese
add it was a forceful and practical ad
dress in every respect. His" talk
should result in a largely increased
interest In diocesan missionary work.
Holy oommunion was celebrated
this morning at 7:30 o'clock in the
chapel with morning prayer at 9:30.
Following the prayer service a busi
ness session was held at which the
next p.ace of meeting was decided up
on and various matters of business of
a routine nature transacted. y
OFFIC ERS REELECTED.
-At the business session held yester
day afternoon, T. B.. Martin of Gales-
turg was re-elected treasurer and Rev.
C. S. Lewis was re-elected secretary
for tbe ensuing year. This is the 27th
year that Mr. Martin has served as
treasurer for the diocese. The annual
report was read by Rt, Rev. M. Ed
ward Fawcett, bishop of the Quincy
The convention was a most success
ful one and the visiting delegates ex
pressed themselves( as being highly
pleased with the cordial manner in
which they were received during their
stay in the city.
WILL. GIVE PROGRAM.
Trinity's Men's club is perfecting ar
rangements for an entertaining pro-
j gram which will be given at the par
! ish house probably the first Tuesday
i in December. A supper will a'.so be
j enjoyed in connection with the pro
ed on the city scales. A certified
check of $50 must accompany each
bid. H. M. SCHRIVER, Mayor.
Suspected of the theft of a bicycle,
; Ray Gery was this morning arrested
! by Officer Kirsch and locked up at the
, station pending trial. Gery claimed
j the bicycle was bis own and that be
: paid 8 for it, but inasmuch as he bad
I Just sold it to a second hand man for
j $2.50. the officer became suspicious
. that everything was not right. The
defendant was dismissed this after-
: NO LONGER DREAD
The prescription, "Nurlto, free
from opiates and narcotics, found to !
be the antidote to uric qjcid, gives re-i
markable results, almost immediate j
relief and an absolute, quick cure to '
rheumatic sufferers. This Is now tes-j
tified to by many Rock Island suffer-1
ers and what Is better than home tea- j
If you have rheumatism, sciatica or !
neuritis, be assured that you will get I
rid of it or your money will be re- i
funded., "Nurlto" will banish all1
aches and pains, limber up those sore
and inflamed joints and muscles. Go
to the Harper House pharmacy and '
get a 1 box of "Nurito," the prescrip-
tion that produces res Jits.
You can feel it working. (Adver- i
A different state pennant
each Sunday. Start your col
lection with next Sunday.
The state pennant of Wis
consin next Sunday. A beau
tiful pennant 18 Inches wide
by 36 Inches long; hand
somely ' embossed on univer
sity felt; exact colors, ar
tistically lettered. Our own
special and exclusive design.
15 Cents , to Sunday
Just clip the date line
frm the news section of the
Sunday Examiner and bring
it to your newsdealer. Order
now, as i'our dealer will not
be able to supply the demand
On Sale at All
4 ON I'Hii, CKMDd' i
I SWIWCSpgpgp .1690. j
iS THE MAN WHO I
Train Kills Aged Woman.
! Galesburg. Ill, Nov. 14. While
picking up coal on a railroad track i
jhc-re Mrs. F. Gilson, an aged woman,;
'vas struck by a train and killed.
Larrabee . Dying. '. .
Clermont, Iowa, Nov. 14. Former
i Governor Larrabee, it is stated, can
3 ABLE BUT UN
WILLING TO 8AVE 13 MORE UN
FORTUNATE THAN HE THINK8.
HE MAY HAVE A FEW BRIGoT
SPOT8 OF OPPORTUNITY IN THE
FUTURE, BUT HI8 CHANCES ARE
GROWING LES8 WITH EACH DAY
! TRANSACTS A CF NEPAL COMMERCIAL SAViurc