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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS: MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1912.
ED PATTEN; HELD
ON RAPE CHARGE
about 9:30, the identical moment when
Schaab had seen him enter the Long
MOTHER IDENTIFIES HIM.
"Am I the man that came to your
house that morning?" Patton question
ed the mother of the outraged child,
at the trial this morning.
"You certainly are, and I will swear
to 1'. You are positively the man."
Miss Minnie Hatfield, who would i
Maa Is Bound Over to Grand j nt swear to Patton's being the crim-
Jury Under $5,000 Bonds !inal when firf confronted by. him this
morning, said: "After getting & look
at Preliminary Hearing. iat your fate I am confident that you
are the same man."
Whin Pafon was placed under ar
rest, he was immediately taken to the
lxrne home, and the moment be enter
ed the room the little girl pointed her'
tiny finger at him and said: "That
is Hie man." Previous to that she
had been confronted by several sus
pects, none of whom she stated was
the guilty party.
Patton was not represented by conn-
IS POSITIVELY IDENTIFIED
FOUND DEAD IN
BED BY FAMILY
Ferdinand Nachbanr Succumbs
to Heart Trouble While
CORONER HOLDS INQUEST
Seen to Enter Long Front Yard Few
Moment Before Deed Was
Deceased Wat Old Resident of City
and Was Well Known "Grand
ma" Dooiey Dies.
FOR LOCAL PUBLIC
With his supposed flawless alibi
flood of evidence, and positively iden- j pl '-his morning. He is now in the j
flood o fevidence, and positively Iden-i county
tifled by three different parties. Ed Tifr Dill mflTnDP
ward Patton felt tne arms of the lawjTWU rULiVlUTUnS
enclosing him this morning In police
court, when at the preliminary hear
ing, he was bound over to the grand People's Power company today
Jury under $.',.0'0 honds on a charge j announced the purchase of two new
of Tape. Little Gladys Long, the 4-: puim0tor machines which are to be
ear-old child, a frail little mite with installed in ilock Island and Daven
fiaxen curls aud big blue eyes, this ; port for tne bPllPfit Gf the public. One
morning looked a- Patton, and with a ; machine will be put in the local police
baby IIbp said: "That Is the man." i Ration and the other in the station
The wee mite of humanity sat be-: at naverpcrt. The machines are used
side 1it mother, and when asked if j for resuscitating persons who have
he had ever seen the prisoner be-1 bfPn BUfr0(.atPd or rendered uncon
fort, nod-led her head In astent. "How ; B(.imls .... Ea. SPWer cas or water.
long did you seP him?" she was asked. , Manv amosl miraculous rescues have
"At, awful long time," was the re-1 ht( D rclei bv the contrivance i
TKI.U OF Aftftttl.T.
Then upon being questioned further
Olady WHiit on to tell how Patton
had induced bor to go to an on house
on the promise of receiving some
ShP r lated how the powerful brute
had assaulted h'r and bad placed
bis hand over bT mouth to prevent
Pa'ton claimed that he could prove
that in the morning In question, Dec. i
Ferdinand Xachbaur, a pioneer res
ident of Rock Island, was found dead
in bed early this morning at his home.
14 fourth avenue, by members of
the family when they went to his bed
room to summon him to breakfast.
Heart trouble, from which he had long
been a sufferer, is believed to have
caused his death.
Mr. Xachbaur arose from bed this
morning a 1 o'clock, and after a walk
around the yard, returned to his room
The members of the family were aware
of the fact when he got up and walked
around the house, but thought nothing
cf it. This morning, when they went
to his room to call him for breakfast.
he was found dead.
Ueoeased was bom June 6. 1842.
Rankweil, Austria, coming
this country in the year
ntrtipr in mi trnnirnA
which is of recent invention and the " . " .1 ' --
jU.v..up, i ivvja ioiduu irum mere io
i year ago. Surviving him are two
j daughters. Mrs. Bertha M. Vogele and
Mrs. Louisa J. Math, and seven grand
children. Mrs. Xachbaur preceded the
deceased in death four years.
Coroner R. C. J. Meyer was notified
and conducted an inquest this after-
MRS. AXXA E. DOOI.EY
Mrs. Anna E. Dooiey, a prominent
presence of them in the community
may resu.t in similar rescues here. It
Is the intention of the company to let
the public have the use of them.
ARE LAID TO REST
G. V. Griffith and wife, the victims
of the dual tragedy which occurred
be bud been in a certain saloon the
"itiie diiy. but Chat statement was re
futed, when .John Schaab, residing on
the ciinier of Sixth avenue and Sev-!
etitb street, took the stand. Schaab
HHid b. had known Patton from boy
1k o't, and that he could not be mis
taken when he saw him. He stated
that on the morning of Dec. 20 be
bad gotten tip at 9 o'clock, being un
able to sleep, and that about !':1lt upon
1 cl.lng out of the window he saw Pat
ton paus bis bouse and walking south
thre" iloors turn into the Long front
Thursday evening, were buried yester
day from the Wheelan undertaking
! rooms. Funeral services for Mr. Grif-
I ritb were conducted in, the morning at
and well known resident of Rock Is
land, affectionately known as "Grand
ma Dooiey," by her host of friends
passed away Saturday evening at
o'clock at the Moline city hospital fol
bodv was sent to Colona, -111., for
burial. The funeral of MrB. Griffith
10 o'clock by tbe Odd Fellows. Hit' lowing an operation. She had been in
declining health for some months,
Mrs. Dooiey had just passed her 80th
was neia lii me auernoon at z ociock. j milestone.
interment was maae in i nippianuocK ghe was born Dec. 18, 1832, near Mt,
Cemetery. I Sterling Kv nnrf wa iinitoil in nir.
The greatest danger from influenra ; ""iage Oct. 10, 1849 to Heury W. Doo
ls of Its resulting in pneumonia. This ley of clark county- K- After thelr
can be obviated by using Chamber-: niarriage the couple moved to McLean
luin's Couch Remedy, as it not onlT,coun,y- ln- near Bloomington, where
ard. The testimony of Mrs. Umg and I cures influenza, but counteracts any! Mrs- dooiey spent the greater part of
ner lire, in sne was lert a widow
and several years later came to this
city where she had since been making
her home with her son, v Clarence H.
"Grandma Dooiey" was a woman of
tender sympathies and sweet disposi
tion aad enjoyed a large circle of
friends. She had been for many years
member of the Christian church.
Those who survive are two sons, Clar
ence H-, and Harry L. Dooiey, of this
city, and one brother, George Y. Davis
of McMlnville, Ore.
Funeral services were conducted
this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the resi
dence, 4434 Seventh avenue by Dr. W.
S. Marquis. The pallbearers were O.
F. Lundahl, J. S. McBride. C. W. j
Johason. G. H. ConnelL William Beak
and A. F. Lockhart.
Frank Eckerd, formerly of this city
aad well known here through having
been night captain of police at one
time, was buried yesterday at Seattle,
Wash. His death occurred Saturday
morning and was due to heart failure,
according to word received by rela
tives in this city. He was born at
Cambridge, 111., and was 49 years old.
Surviving are a brother and two sis
MRS. J. . SPENCER.
The sad news has been received of
the death at St. Paul of Mrs. Freder
icks Spencer, wife of J.G.Spencer, for
merly of this city, but for 11 years a
resident of St Paul. She was 63 years
of age. Interment was made at St.
MEMO FlA ERAI..
Funeral services for H. T. Siemon
were conducted this afternoon at 2
o'clock at the home, 1526 Fourth ave
nue by Rev. H. W. Reed. Rock Is
land lodge of Elks had charge at the
grave, ihose who acted as pallbear
ers were: Four brothers, George,
Louis, William and Edward Siemon,
and two brothers-in-law, Fred and
Louis Eckennan. Interment was made
in Chippiannock cemetery.
The funeral of Joseph Bollinger,
was held this morning at 8 o'clock
from the home on Thirty-eighth street,
with services at 9 at St. Joseph's
church. Dean J. J. Quinn officiated.
The pallbearers were Peter, Jacob,
Fred and John Anthony. William Hoff
man aud George Ehmke. Interment
was made in Calvary cemetery.
The funeral of John Tistyoha, who
was killed by being run over with a
switch engine ln the Rock Island
yards, will be held tomorrow morning
at 9:30 o'clock from Kent's undertak
ing rooms with services which will be
conducted by Rev. J. F. Lockney. In
terment will be made in Chippianaock
Jewel Stoves have
..j, WW iMWf-na them all beat
for QUALITY and SYLE,
and our prices are so low
that we are frequently
told we are from $5
to $10 lower than our
competitors, who sell mostly on the in
Come in and look over our line be
fore you buy. We'll be glad to show you.
Allen . Mvers & Company
PLAGES NO BLAME
Death of John Maxson Held Un
avoidable as Result of In
quest Held Saturday.
Mitt Minnie HaUleld. who resides at tendency of the disease towards rneu-
tbe lyong home. nhowe( that Patton j nionia. Sold by all druggists. (Adver
Imd bint approached the house at j Ustment.)
' While the Ladies are Feasting on Bar
gains in the M. K. Ladies4 Parlor their
Is Busily Engaged in the
hoe and Clothin
Early callers will receive the benefit
of the reduced prices, which will be
announced within a few days through
the daily press.
It is bargain time at the
BUY NEW LINOTYPE
The Royal Neighbor's printing plant
has been augmented by a new Model 8
linotype machine of the very latest
design. It is already in operation,
having been installed near the front
window of the building on Third ave
nue west of the head office of the
neighbors. The machine is the sec
ond of its stamp to be installed in the
three cities. It has three magazines
with six faces of type, anyone of
which is available without the oper
ator havi.ig to leave his seat. Other
features are a universal ejector and
a water-cooled mould. It cost $3,600
and with the added equipment Is
worth about $4,500. The machine
wili do the work of many men who
have been hand setting but there will
be no need for laying any of them off
as the work of the plant is constantly
on the increase.
A verdict of accidental death was
returned by the coroner's jury Satur
day afternoon at the inquest held at
the O'Malley undertaking rooms over
the body of John Maxson, who died
Saturday morning at St. Anthony's
hospital from injuries received last
Wednesday evening when he was
struck by a west bound Red line
street car at Twenty-fifth street and
Evidence introduced at the hearing
tended to show that Mr. Maxson was
blinded by the lights from an automo
bile coming from the opposite direc
tion to the street car and as he turn
ed to watch the auto, stepped into
the path of the street car before the
motorman who was biinded by the
auto's lights became aware of his
Those who testified were: Dr. Jos
eph DeSilva, Attorney W. L. Ludolph,
Refreshments of ice cream and cake
William Seami of Coe township and
Miss Rilla Filbert of Zuma were mar
ried Dec. 25 by Rev. Wade Smith at
the M. E. parsonage. The groom Is
the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto
Seami and the bride the youngest
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fil
bert. They will go to housekeeping
on the Marian Walker farm March 1,
and until that time they will be at the
home of the bride's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Manning spent
Christmas with relatives at Camarche,
POWER OF THE SUN.
If Man Could Only Utilize It In a Par
feet Heat Engine.
The heat of the sun that would be
received on one square acre of the
earth's surface at right angles to the
rays of the sun, if the sky was clear
and all other conditions favorable,
would, J man could utilize all ln a per
fet heat engine, exert the power of
12,000 horses. But this figure is not of
mathematical accuracy owing to the
discrepancy of results among different
researchers In many parts of the
world, on plains at sea level, higher,
and on tops of the highest mountains
to which scientific instruments could
COUNTY IS CARING
FOR LITTLE BABE
Child Referred to in Friday Is.
sue of The Argus, Gets
Chance for Its Life.
And this great force has been at work
Morgan Smith, conductor on the car, i during millions of years in forming the
August Engel, motorman, and J. H.
The body was sent to Lewiston, 111.,
last evening where interment will
COAL WAGON CAUSES
HOUR DELAY OF CARS
Bridge line traffic, Davenport bound,
was delayed for over an hour Satur
day evening at 5 o'clock by one of
the Fowler Coal company wagons of
Davenport which broke down on the
bridge. The accident to the wagon
which was loaded with coal was caus
ed by the break ing of an axle. The
breakdown compelled many passen
gers to walk to Davenport and put aspent chrlstDlas at tne s. S. Deal
Christmas exercises were held at
Osborn scboolhouse Monday evening,
conducted by Miss IotMe Davis, teach
er of the school. A fine program was
given by the pupils. Santa Claus was
there and distributed the presents,
giving every one present a sack of
There was a tree and program at
the Zuma Methodist church, given by j
the Sabbath s hool to a well filled
house Tuesday evening. Joslin U. B. j
Sunday school bad a tree and program
the same evening.
Mrs. Minnie Wainwright and her sis
ter, Mrs. Ada Wainwright, are spend
ing the holidays with their parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Leasure and other rela
:ives at Greenwich, Ohio.
William Cox and family spent
Christmas with their daughter, Mrs.
Percy Skelton at Rock Island.
Omar Karr and family of Rock Falls
world for tbe abode of coming man
Winds, tides, rains, chemical activity,
coal, wood, oil these and more are all
due to this vast power of the sun.
A "horsepower" ihow much longer
will this word be used, when kilowatt
is so much better?) is a force that can
lift a weight of 33,000 pounds through
a height of one foot in one minute.
Thus .the solar power reaching the
decls of a slow going steamer, if all
made available by the genius of man,
could run the engines at a reasonable
and comparatively safe rate. F.dgar
Lncien Larklu in New York American.
'kink" in the schedule
mainder of the evening
for the re-
BARN BOSS IS RUN
DOWN BY A MACHINE
Stepping off a car into the path of
an approaching automobile, resulted in
injuries to Chafes Chapman, night
boss at the Moline avenue barn of the
Tn-City Railway company. Mr. Chap
man is now at St. Anthony's hospital
where he was taken immediately after j
the accident. He has cuts and bruises
about the head and shoulders', but no
bones are fractured.
Mr. Chapman's home Is at 2816
Eighteenth-and-a-half street, Moline.
Last night about 10 o'clock he alight
ed from a street car at the car barns,
an automobile driven by Keith Dooiey
of this city came up unseen by Mr. j nes(jav
home at the annual reunion of the
Miss Irene Karr of Rock Falls and
Miss Bernice Nichelson of Moline are
visiting at the home of their grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Beal.
Mrs. Oliver Eckstrcm and Miss Haz
el Wainwright were shopping in Mo
line. Marvin Mumma and family have
taken up their residence in Hillsdale
where Mr. Munpma is engaged in the j
j coward wainwrigni uas pougui ou
acres of the Brandt farm in Coe town-,
1 George Oliver and Miss 3now Dun- j
gan who are attending school at Dixon j
are hoia? fcr the holidays.
j Mrs. Minnie Wainwright gave a din
! ner to relatives Christmas day.
' , . . t . . . . nr.j 1
I Kaipn lit a l was in naieriowu weu-
S lulled Archers.
In the days when buffalo ran in vast
herds on the western plains there were
Indians who. while riding at a gallop,
could send an arrow through a buffalo's
body. Remarkable as this feat was.
yet it did not equal that reached by the
archers of ancient times. It is of rec
ord that the MacRaes of Gairlock, Scot
land, were such skillful archers that
they could hit a mat at a distance of
000 yards, in 1704 the Turkish amhus
sador at London shot an arrow in a
field near that capital 415 yards
against the wind and 482 yards with
the wind. This was the greatest per
formance of modern days, but a pillar
standing on a plain near Constantino
ple recorded shots ranging up to MOO
yards. Sir Robert Alnslle, British am
bassador to the sublime porte. records
that ln 1708 he was present when the
sultan shot an arrow 872 yards. Field
The S-months-old baby boy whose
Hie or death prospect was told of in
The Argus Friday night, is now at St.
reading of it in the Argus, and at his
to live and develop properly. Courty
Physician A. N. Mueller interested
himself iu the case promptly after
reading of it in The Argus and at hU
request Dr. C. T. Foster turned the
child over to the county authorities
and they sent it t0 the hospital. The
child was dying by inches from In
anition and improper, though loving
care at the hands of its grandparents,
it Is now receiving food'ln the proper
quantities and of the proper kind and
there is reason to believe that it will
That there is no lack of charitable
and sympathetic people in Rock Island
is evidenced by the varied responses
which came from the publishing of
the baby's story in The Argus. The ar
ticle set forth that unless it was re
mcved from Ub present quarters in
leRt than 48 hours, it would die. Beth
any home could not receive the child be
cause It was less than a year old ond its
grandpareifts had not the money to
s nd it to a hospital or provide other
attention for It. It was imperative
that whatever was done be done at
once. People who were interested
were directed to communicate with
Dr. C. T. Foster.
Early Saturday morning the physi
cian begau receiving calls and they
l:ept up all day and Sunday as well.
A circle of King's Daughters became
interested and started making plans to
raise money enough to send the baby
to the hospital. Others called up to
suggest plans to the doctor, some ap
parently were merely curious to learn
the identity of the babe, but most of
the calls were from persons who were
genuinely and sincerely interested and
anxious to save the child's life. After
the first few calls, Dr. Foster was able
to apprise the interested people that
th baby was in the hands of the coun
ty physician and was being properly
cp red for.
" For a child of uncertain parentage
and slender life thread, the baby cer
tainly was prominent in the thoughts
of many people yesterday and today.
news all the time. The
It you are suffering from bilious
ness, constipation, indigestion, chron
ic headache. Invest one cent in a pos
f! card, send to ChamtJeriain Medi
cine Co., Dcs Moines, Iowa, with your
name and address plainly on the back,
end they will forward you a free sam
ple of Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets. Sold by all druggists.
Chapman and as he stepped from be-
h.nd the car, he was run down,
Must Support Child.
August Beernaert was taken before
Justice W. F. Schroeder Saturday on
a. warrant chareine bastardy. His
care was continued until next Satur
day, the intention being not to prose
cute him if he arranges to support
Margaret Puma, his former sweetheart,
and her child, which was born while
she was at St. Anthony's hospital hov
ering between life and death as the
result of a bullet wound inflicted by
For Man.Won.an & Child
"Rock Island.! LL.,
Misses Verna Mumma and Viola
Eckstror.i who attend the Port Byron
actdrmy. are home for a vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Oharer of Port
Byron 6pent Christmas with Albert
Mrs. James Searl who has been seri
ously ill is now able to sit up. '
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Arguebright j
of Battle Creek are spending the holi-!
days with their parents. Mr. and Mrs. j
Sylvester Daily. 1
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Wake spent j
Christmas with relatives at Water- j
Last Saturday evening 50 friends
Dennes-Kuttler Machine Company
Beernaert The latter was convicted
of assault with intent to murder and J gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs
is now out on parole. Clyde Wake and gave a pre-nuptial j
- miscellaneous Fhower in honor of Wil-;
Recovering From Operation. jam seami and Miss Rilla Filbert, the
Charles Erdman, one of the well affair D'in.j a complete surprise. The ;
known residents of Carbon Cliff, is at; home ws beautifully decorated in'
he Moline city hospital, where he un-1 green ind red Christmas bells The j
derwent an operation Saturday for the j evenin-i was spent with games and
relief cf a rupture. He is reported to I music. The young couple received !
be recovering ectufactorilv.
All Kinds of Machinery Repaired
General Repairing and Automobile Supplies
First Class Work. Prompt Service
VULCANIZING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES
Dealers in New and Second-Hand Cars
AUTOMOBILE STORAGE v
Phone West 1747
2412 Third Ave.
Rock Island, III.
many beautiful and useful presea a. j