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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1012.
FOUND IN RIVER
Decomposed Human Trunk Re
covered Near Foot . of
Fuel company wfll delirer to you all
the best grade of hard and aoft coax.
Don't mis the big masquerade giv
en by the Regulars at Industrial hall
Wednesday night, Dev. 4. Three big
Strecker & Lewis, wholesale and re
tail agents for Sanitas, the washable
wall covering for kitchens and bath
Sewing machines repaired and war
ranted for one year. Supplies for all
machines. Fiebig, locksmith, 1619 Third
A fireproof safe In the house or store
is a necessity. We have them from
MANY MONTHS IN WATER;11 UD- riebig. locumia. lexs thw
When you buy candy for yourself
or the children Insist on Gansert's.
It is guaranteed pure and wholesome,
nade fresh every day.
Dunsmore & O'Connell smoke house
and billiard parlors, corner of Twen-
A decayed, headless and armless tieth street and Fourth avenue. Every
body from which the Hark thigh bones j brand of good cigars and all kinds of
Lawyers of the Circuit Eulogize
Memory of the late
Judge W. H. Gest.
EVIDENCES OF RESPECT
Supposed to Be Remains of William
Tibbits Who Was Drowned
protruded was found esrerday morn
ing at i o'clock iit-ar the boathouHe at
th" foot of Twelfth street. It is
believed to be the remains of
William Tibbits. who was drowned
lam May 22 near the loot of Eigh
tenth Mreet, while rowing with a
filnid, Matthew Chaise, when the boat
bprunp a leak. The body was
discovered by Frank Kerns, a
barender at the Charles Thomas
Winter is coming, better get that
padlock and have your door keys
made. Charles Fiebig, 1619 Third
Ward & McMahon will give you
estimates on your plumbing, steam
and hot water heating that will save
Many Volunteer Talkers at Services
Held Saturday In the Circuit
Many were the tributes paid
the late Judge W. H. Gest at the
Memorial services held Saturday af
ternoon at the court house by the
members of the Rock Island, Mercer
Henry and Whiteside county bar an
sedations. About half a hundred law
yers and friends of the familv were
present, as were al60 Mrs. Gest, her
daughter and sons. Court was regu
larly convened in order that the mat
ter might be Included in the court
records, Judge F. D. Ramsay of Mor-
kali rn TW j v t ' . ,t t Vinnco i
when 'he was moving his launch out everything In the line of complete hot
of the river.
Kerns in company with several
f i lends had -gone to the boat club to
Don't ait-you don't need to-Al-. riBon being m tne
water and steam heating plants,
Prompt service and the best work.
Mueller Lumber company will en-
get his launch out of the water for the i ble yu " "ulla a nn house or Darn
v. Inter. While moving the boat he I out of the choicest select lumber and
olrerved something floating in the! you will be surprised and yet pleased
water near the shore. Investigating
he found the object to be the corpse of
a man in a badly decomposed state.
Cironer Meyers was notified and had
the body taken to the Kent undertak
ing parlors where it will remain pend
iiV an investigation.
HOIIV IN WATCH MX MONTHS.
In a statement this morning Coroner
Meyers said that the body had prob
ably been in the water six months or
rrcre. The coroner's opinion is that
the body is that of Tibbits. but identi
fication seems Impossible as there is
no means whereby It can be accom
plished. During the early part of last week
tre of the boat club members, while
rowing about In the water near the
to learn the low prices they are mat
Souders Laundering company at 501
503 Twelfth street. This laundry is
equipped with the very latest modern
machinery, turning out work that Is
not surpassed by any laundry In .the
T. S. O'Hara, flour and feed store.
Is having a big trade on stock and
poultry food. Dr. Hees' stock food
for horses, cattle, hogs, sheep and
all kind sof poultry. It makes the
hens lay every day.
Kain St Reinhardt cigar store still
takes the lead. Most liberally patron
ized. Everything In tobacco, cigars
and smokers' supplies. Man is never
t'lib house, noticed a pair of trousers better satisfied than when smoking
floating about in the water. Rowing
over to them and lifting them up he
was horrified to see the thigh bone
oi a human being fall to the bottom
pf the boat.
TOHN MV THE BOOH.
Supposition is that the body became
lodged against the big boom near the
foot of Twelfth street, where It re
nained all summer and -was dismem
bered when the boom w a moved about
a week a;o.
their choice brands.
Allen, Myers & Co. have been
selling "Jewel" stoves and ranges in
this city for 18 years and personally
guarantee every stove and you can
get repairs for Jewel stoves made 35
years ago. If you buy a good stand
ard stove you can always get repairs
without trouble or annoyance and get
The Rock Island Lumber and Manu-
On cue of the thigh bones Is a mark material for v1lrpOB&tt n0UJ,e8.
barns, granaries. We will give you an
opportunity to save a big per cent Let
wLich appears as though the bone had
been fractured at some time which
may help materially In ldantlflcatidYi.
Coroner Meyers will probably hold an
Inquest this afternoon or tomorrow
( Advert. n-menu )
Muffs remade, if 2.00, at Vogue
Millinery, 1704 Second avenue.
Buy a home of Reldy Bros.
For express, call William Trefs.
Trl-Clty Towel Supply company.
Allen. Myers & Co., beating
Kerler Rug company for vacuum
cleaning and rug-making.
Our B. B. sergeat $33 is the test
value ever offered. . J'. B. Zimmer's
Flash lights and electrical novel
ties. Charles Fiebig, 1619 Third
Six per cent farm mortgages. Lltten
It Roberts, People's National bank
Milan artesian water, approved by
city and state, delivered daily. Phone
us be of service to you.
Math's bakery, and confectionery
store, the finest in the tri-cities.
Bread, cakes, pies, cookies and hot
rolls. They can't be beat Most peo
ple say they are superior to any home
baking. Let them serve you.
M. R. Iglehart, marble and granite
works, save you the middleman's prof
its. From 15 to 25 per cent saved on
every monument and all kinds of mot
umental work. Call at our shop on
Second avenue and see for yourself.
Allen, Myers & Co. sell the
well known "Cole's Hot Blast" heaters
for soft coal. These heaters burn the
smoke and gas and hold fire 48 hours.
There are none better and the price
Is within the reach of everyone.
E. E. Lamp, plumbing, steam and
hot water heating, gas fitting. His
efficient knowledge of the business
justly entitles him to your patronage.
His shop has all modern equipments.
Everything In plumbing supplies.
Jewel stoves and ranges always
reading by C. L. Walker of the report
and resolutions of the memorial com
mittee, as contained in The Argus of
Saturday, Judge Ramsay called on rep
resentatives of each of the four coun
ties in the circuit for short addresses.
Judge George A. Cooke of the state
supreme court spoke for Mercer coun
ty In lieu of the venerable I. N. Bas
set.t, who could not be present, Hon.
J. H. Andrews of Kewanee spoke for
Henry county, Hon. H. C. Ward of
Sterling spoke for Whiteside, and Hon.
William Jackson delivered a beautiful
tribute on behalf of the bar of Rock
Island county. All the speakers based
their eulogies on their personal knowl
edge of the deceased.
MANV VOLr.VTART TRIBUTES.
Following the scheduled addresses.
Judge Hamsay called for voluntary
remarks, and the following took ad
vantage of the departed Jurist: W. R.
Moore, Mollne; B. D. Connelly, presi
dent of the Rock Island County Bar
association. Rock Island; Hon. Wil
liam McEniry, Rock Island; C. E.
Dietz, Moline; C. B. Marshall, Rock
Island; Judge R. W. Olmsted, Rock
Island; S. M. McCalmont, Morrison,
and Circuit Clerk George W. Gamble
of Mollne. Each was personally ac
quainted with the deceased and each
expressed his own personal grief at
the loss of a friend and counselor and
one who was and will always be an
Inspiration for all that is good and
In the course of his talk, President
B. D. Connelly of the bar association
suggested that the picture of the late
Jurist he permitted to hang directly
behind the bench for the remainder of
this year and in their talks, various
of the other speakers heartily sec
onded the idea and with the consent
of Judge R. W. Olmsted who presides
here, Judge Ramsay ordered that the
plan be carried out. Afterwards, the
picture will be hung on the south wall
of the court room and beside it will
Bang the likeness of the late Judge Hi
Judge Ramsay ended the speaking
of the day by delivering a splendid
though brief address after which court
was adjourned until this afternoon in
honor of the late jurist
JTOCp RAMSAY'S SPEECH.
Follow ing is Judge Ramsay's eulogy
to Judge Geef:
"I have listened wi-h Intense inter
est to the splendid tributes that have
today been paid to the memory, char
acter and worth of Judge Gest ; not as
a judge alone, but as a man and citi-!
ien, both in public and private life, j
The fall of our brother has shocked us
i;t.. 1 r . ii . . I
i.kh uiv ian oi a nuge iree in a grat f
Will be placed on sale tomorrow
at prices that will move them
ONE USED WEBER
ONE USED EMERSON PIANO
TWO NEW KLINE PIANOS
ONE USED FISCHER FLAYER PIANO
one used STUYVESANT J"
one used SOHMER
ONE USED CHICKERING GRAND PIANO
ONE USED BAUER GRAND PIANO
To those interested this is an opportunity
you CANNOT AFFORD to overlook.
TERMS may be arranged to PAY as you
322 Brady St. Davenport, Io wa
nothing of being better. Examine the
full line at Allen. Mvera
Kememoer mat uaipn ff-iamon nlt)t.ore buying elsewhere,
everything to make your friends, who ,g R worM Qf
moke, happy. tbe eyeB Jn a perfectly fltted palr of
Telephone Allen. Myers & Co.,!glaJ,Be, or pjctlceg The lenses should
bout your beating apparatus if you accurately adapted to your Individ
ant prompt service. j ual requirements and should be set in
Attend Court of Honor dance at ; frames or mountings that rest comfort-
Peselins hall Thursday eve., Dec. 6. i ably upon the nose. We give comfort
Admission 10c. Bleuer's orchestra.
Coal, coal, coal. The Rock Island
This Looks Mighty
Good to a Candy Lover
We have the largest assortment
of candies in the three citlea.
We are sure to please you with
one of the following
All rut up in neat and fancj
We guarantee every package. It
it is not satisfactory, return it
to us and we will replace it.
1716-1718 Sacond Avenue.
Phone West 156.
L-BKe perrectiy ana are absolutely guar- forest: and after the fall it is fitting
jantee4 and prices are lower than many' and proper that we meet and take ac-
ouiers mat are not even equal to say count together of its significance.
As members of our proud profes
sion; taught to uphold the right, be
cause it is right; jealous in an extreme
degree of reputations that can be earn
ed only after years of toil and anxiety,
we have a common interest in teach
ing those we meet and deal with, that
the law we do teach, that governs
men's actions, is majestic, powerful
and a commander of respect. Bu
higher than the law we teach, more
perfect in every way, is that other law
which reaches us first at the cradle and
guards out faltering pace 'hrough a
brief span of sunshine and shadow to
the end of that life we can know but
little about, to the other life which we
know nothing of, till the gate at the
end of our earthly path swings back
into the eternity beyond.
"This superior law has called Into
the second life one of our bravest and
most respected brothers, and today we
lay aside the turmoils, the strifes and
the eager ambitions to render a tribute
of esteem and deep regard 'o the mem
ory of Judge Gest, ouf fellow laborer,
yet so often our guide and counselor.
"I have known Judge Gest for many
years, yet during the earlier portion of
that time not so well as some of the
speakers of today; still I knew him.
even during those earlier years, well
enough to treasure his friendship and
have for his character the most pro-
The alleged high cost of living evl- " ' v ,6 '"l " ' ,?
6 6 m our work has been in a common field
j denUy has no terrors for the lovelorn and we have been thrown together so
of Rock Island county, judging by the ; often in a labor that calls for men s
county clerk's records for the month j oct efforts, in a work that is strenu
of November, which show that over ! 0U8 and st 5n seeking for what is
100 couples have decided to Join hands i right 841(1 fair 80(1 honst. I can
in the battle for existence, In spite say that 1 knew Jud9 GeBt ln ful1
of the handicaps imposed by the j measure as a man and a Judge. As a
butcher, arocer and coal man. This man, his heart was tender and his
in the frames as well as in the lenses.
Fred Bleuer, eye specialist, 1702 Sec
W are the leaders for up-to-date
laundry work. "Each shirt finished
by hand and put up in a carton, insur
ing work. Delivered to you in good
condition. We guarantee no cracked
collars or cuffs. City Steam laundry.
Reid & Bollman, 417 Seventeenth
Johnson's Wood Dye la not a mere
stain not simply a surface dressing.
i It Is a real, deep-seated dye, that goes
to the very heart of the wood and
stays there fixing a rich and perma
nent color. Johnson's Wood Dy Is
made ln 14 standard shades. For sale
by Lerch & Greve, 2002-2004 Fourth
GROW IN NOVEMBER
prevail if in his power to accomplish
that result. He studied the result, not
so much caring for the path pursued.
The way may have had its shadows
and its pitfalls, yet if at its end the
cpen field came in view, and the wor
thy one came to his own. Judge Gest
was satisfied. He was a close student
of principle. He studied to apply that
to all questions, and in that applica
tion he was preeminently successful.
He was a hard worker, intensely earn
est, a man who hated unfair methods
and who was glad to expose them. A
man alway ready to stand between
the one seeking the pound of flesh and
the one to lose it. A humane, candid,
honest, serious man, one eminently
suited to be, and who was, a splendid
and noble judge.
"The Judge has gone the way we all
speak of as the way after life. The life
here, which we know something of,
ends at the gate in yonder path. The
gate has swung open for him and he
has gone from our midst. What the
gate screens from our view today will
be open to our gaze tomorrow, and
those we leave behind will speak of ua
in good or bad terms as we deserve;
but it is our right, and it should be our
duTy, to take from the life of him
whose memory we today revere and
honor such tokens that from today un
til the time we pass through the gae
, 11 1. I li ' . .ill ji . . jaiu, .J 11 1 ill rs Ilia J
I be sweetened and improved."
shot his mother, the bullet entering
he: left hip. Coder had removed two
ot the cartridges and was in the act
of extracting the third when the lever
slipped and rne rifle was discharged.
Mrs. Coder was standing nearby.
Two physicians were summoned and
removed the bullet, which had not
penetrated far. No serious results
MOTHER SHOT BY
SON IN ACCIDENT
Leonard Coder, while removing
cartridges from a 32-calibre repeating
j rifle at the family home in Hamp
! ton, Saturday evening, accidentally
GIRL JUMPS IN
LIFE FROM FIRE
(Special to The Argils.)
New Windsor, 111., Dec. 2. Lydia
Parker, aged 14, when her clothing
caught fire in her home yesterday
while polishing the kitchen stove with
a composition that contained gaso
line, ran into the yard and Jumped
into a cistern, at the same time shout
ing for help. Luckily, there was
only about three feet of water ln the
i cistern. The girl's father went to her
rescue with a ladder, and she was re-
; moved to the house, where a physician
found that she was severely burned.
The girl was later taken to the Mo
line city hospital. She will recover,
the physicians state.
MAN JUST OUT OF "PEN"
CAUGHT AT OLD TRICKS
Out on parole, after having served
a six-year sentence at Jollet for rob
bery, Eli Hoffman was unaoie to ba
hnve, and last Wednesday night broke
into a chicken coop on the premises
of Louis Oreiner, Eighteenth avenue
and Thirty-fifth street, in the hope
of getting some choice meat. He was
caught red-handed by Oreiner and his
son, whose attention was attracted
by an uproar in tlte hen house. Hoff
nan was sont to Jollet in April, 1906,
for breaking Into a Moline residence,
and was released on parole July 19
o this year. He was bound over to
the grand Jury under $500 bonds.
All tbe news aQ the time
is a record for November and goes
i far to discredit the campaign howl
! who depicted a heart rending picture
I of lira in th nonr hnimo ahnuM th
ooooooooooooooooooooooooooidemocm naex Uxo1
sympathies deep. His exterior, some-1
times stern, melted into open anxiety
toward those ln need of his aid or ad- j
vice. As a judge. I always thought:
him keenly conscientious and honest, i
deeply determined that the right should 1
Keep coughing: that's one way.
Stop coughing : that's another.
To keep the cough : do nothing.
To atop the cough : Ayer's Cherry
Pectoral Sold tor 70 years.
Ask Your Doctor. iS7"
Steamer Wenona Burns.
River men in this vicinity have re-
; ce.ntly learned of the burning of the
! S reamer Wenona, the little packet for
; rrierly owned by the White Collar line
and operated between Burlington and
Keokuk. The burning occurred near
Memphis, Tenn., the origin of tbe fire
j being a mystery. A year ago. Captain
W. A. Bla:r sold the steamer to Cap
tain John Tinnley of Carruthersvllle,
We are showing some very timely and out -of -the -ordinary
things this fall for the holiday purchaser. Articles
that will appeal to every discriminating buyer, however,
artistic the temperament.
Our stock was never before so complete as not'. We can
show you suitable gifts for all.
Presents for husband, wife, sweetheart, brother, sister
and baby. In our immense stock we have not forgotten
grandmother and grandfather. We have something for
everybody. Come in early and let us show yom through
the entire line while the assortment is the largest.
Janesville, Wis. Arthur Baird of
Lcs Angeles lost a cuit, which he
brought here against N. L. Carle, Mrs.
Baird's brother, asking $100,000 dam
ages for alleged alienation of Mrs.
Itaird's affections ,
Jeweler and Optician
1702 Second Avenue Rock Island. III.