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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY. MARCH 7, 1913.
THE AUJO BANDITS
the fact 'hat he is supporting hi!njlTr TAIl 0X111011
rrs. " " M """"'iUAIt run oYNUU
Boy Outlaws Read of Webb's
Exploits and Try to Get
Some Easy Money.
Georjre I,. I,indhurg vn named x- !
alted ruto- of the Molina lodge of
Elks at the anuiial meeting held last i
nipht. He succeed O. O. Dietz.
Fd Riley, arrested some time ago
Tor the theft of a water meter and
later cabbed after "framing" a holdup
, job and being overheard, was caught a:
his old tricks ves'erdav afternoon and
WILCOXEN IN CONFESSION !and behlnd '-h"b"r8 R1Iev had 8
saw in his possession, for the present
of which he could render no satisfat
tory account. The authorities also
learnid that h had sold a number ot
wrenches to pt-cond hand dealers In
j the j.apt few days Hi case has been
continued until March 15. hi bond be-
ing fixed at $5'n. larceny is the
MEETING IS SET
Immanuel Church, Chicago, to
Entertain Governing Body
of Augustana Conference.
Ninth Street Holdup Man, Captured
at Gary. Ind Talk of
Fascinated by stories of the success-!
ful exploits of the Chicago auto ban-'
dlt. as heralded in flashy headlines. !
Thomas Anderson, a student for the
ministry, and Arnold Wiicoxen. both
mers striplings, conceived visions of
fabulous wealth to be oh-aimd by a
l fe of outlawry and d-cide:l to i-.t.r
ti-pon a career of crime, Bcordnm v
a statement made hy the latter to th"
police. Th'ir ini'ial plunge was rr.a'l
en the night of Feb. 13, when the Ninth
ureet saioon holdup was perpetrated.
Thomas Anderson is now awaiting the
action of th grand jury, and his ac
complice, who was apprehended b the
j ollce, at, Gary, lnd.. Is at the poiic
ftatlon. await ng a preliminary trial.
Chief Drinn brought Wiicoxen to Rock
Inland last evening and on the train
the amateur band:t told of the mb
tT.v r. MIF.V.
Antone Sellmer, charged wi'h the
tieft of an eight-pound butt of chew-1
ing tobacco from a freight car in the
Burlington yards, was held under $500 j
bond, his case being continued until
March IS. :
June 11 has been set for the open
ing session of the annual Augustana
synod which la to be held at the Im
manuel church in Chicago this year.
On the following Sunday Juns 15
the ordination of seminary graduates
from Augustana college of this city
is scheduled to occur.
The delegates to the synod are to
be entertained while In Chicago by
the ladies of the Immanuel church.
The ladies met last night and discuss
ed the matter and today sent word
to Rev. E. K. Jonson. pastor of the
church and cow in attendance at the
meeting of the Illinois conference In
Moline, that they will entertain the
members of the synod. This was wel-
' come news which Rev. Mr. Jonson at
William Holcomb. the Wilson mmjonM communicated to Dr. L. O. John-wr-r,
was arreted .early Thursday ; Bton pres.dent of tbe gynod. The
morning while in the act of campaign-; 8ettlng of the dates followed,
lug for the president, was free from Th installation of Rev. C. J. Soder
aicohol this morning and was dismiss-; -en M professor of Greek and the
ed. When broi-ght to the station, the j introduction of the new testament at
drink-crazed man continually cried. ; Augustana college, is scheduled to oc
"Oh. Mister Wilson, please come and ' cur Tuesday evening at the chapel,
get me out.'- accompanying his plaint j Considerable ceremony will mark the
with an emphatic tattoo on the grated i occasion. Dr. L. A. Johnston, presl
bars. Holcomb says he 1 go'ng back 1 dent of Augustana synod, will speak
to his farm lnKansas. wher ?ie ter-: and Rev. Mr. Sodergren will also talk,
ritory is not st moist. The new Instructor succeeds Dr. 8. G.
' Youngert. who resigned to enter an-
Tom Wheeler, colored, started a I other field of endeavor. Rev. Mr. Sod-
"Anderson and I have t,
,, , ,, .. " , j ora wneeier. colored, started a i other neia of enoeavor. nev. Mr. &oq
oul'e a w hile.1 began the youthful wn- :.v ,... .v. r ! v,. v . .-
nlght. In an argument over a card months. He Is a graduate of Augus
:anie. After bainn ejected, he re ' tana college and seminary and has
turned with an armful of rocks and j been in the faculty here before.
V.-A-t.riA4 , ' f . . .. V. a f . 1 1 . I - " .
L IT, , Th poll srresied. and upon his promise to re- 1 city prior to the expiration of the sev
n.ator of Teddy Webb. We read about
the auto landits in Chicago, how they
pulled their JoIjs In broail daylight
and got away with thousands of dol-
! tv-Ipless. We decided that !t was
.. , ,.,-,. (D.i ,p "i K'- mUiied. with a $100 fine upeBded over
as we jt into th. came ourMives 'jlla cea(I
We planti"d the saloon job several !
flas In a-ivance We decided I? rturt ... .
best time to make th attempt won id QUO WAnRANTO CASE
at rnidnlpht. Just, after the place i
) ad been closed We knew the layout QN IN CIRCUIT COURT
nu away wnn tne coin just as
we pii.nnd. but The .ollce were too
many fcr u "
Argumenta on the demurrer to the
plea of the correspondent in the quo
Warranto proceedings suited by J. A.
Campbell against J. J. Taxman, occu
pied the attention of Judge R. W. Olm
en month in which a saloon build
ing can be vacant -without losing Its
right to be used as a dram shop. The
demurrer sets forth that the mere in
tention or attempt at securing a li
cense is not sufficient.
The many friends in Rock Island of
John Glynn will learn with regret of
his death, which occurred this morn-
.lam M!-dso, who ua iirrefied
Mtn' ti'i,' pus: for fa !'ir" t s-.ippo:t
his wife at.d faiiuiv, visited the poi e
sted in the circuit court today. In their ing at his home in Rockford. 111., after
plea. William M?Eniry and J. T. Ken- u lingering Illness of tuberculosis. Mr.
that their client's and Mrs. Dan McKinney. 408 Fourth
avenue, will leave tomorrow morning
for Rockford to attend the funeral.
Signs of Spriirag aire alt
We Have Received Shipments of
:an and Emery SFhniri.
Stetson imperial and Tween (Imported) Hats
All Ready for Your Inspection.
Last Chance to Get a
Crackerjack Suit For
A big lot of heavy and medium weight suits, worth up to
$18.00, Saturday price $10.00.
GET IN ON THIS SATURDAY
YOU KNOW US
worthy set for'h
property at 31'6 Fifth avenue had
never ceased to be saloon property
because application for a renewal of
itiaginia'- Tf'day and apprised him "f I tie license had been filed with the
i J LJ
People who know about our gocd shoes will turn their
steps in this direction when in need of footwear!
Wc are not advertising for their benefit!
For the man or woman thftt does not know of the qual
ity of our shoes we have this message:
Our salespeople are always ready and willing to show
our shoes and we would like for you to see them. Come
in. inspect them, scrutinize them ;TRY THEM ON if you
aren't perfectly satisfied don't bujr-we are here to please
you you will not be urged.
Women's shoes $2.00 to $6.00
Men's shoes $2.00 to $7.00
SPRING STYLES NOW READY
SHOES FOR THE FAMILY
1 807 Second Ave.. Rock Island
412 Fifteenth Street. 118 West Second Street,
Ft' VERA I. OF MJL. tHmt
The funeral of Mrs. Ella C. Schofer
was held 'his afternoon at 2 o'clock
from the home, 451S Eiphth avenue,
with private services wh-ch were con
ducted by Rev R S Haney of Moline.
The pallbearers were John Gelsber
ger, David Holmgren. Andrew Olson,
Clyde HerricV, B F. Stow, and Mr.
Jacohser.. Interment was made in
rt F.IUI. OK MEL IN" IETHKR.
Funeral services for Melvln. the 11-months-o!d
sun if Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Yiether. t'.Xl Thirty-eighth street,
were condii'-ted Oils afternoon at 2
o'dnck at the home by Rev. F. J.
Rolf, pastor of the German Evangeli
cal church. Interment was made in
Riverside cemetery in Moline.
FINHR4I. OK MRS. MARTIN".
The funeral of Mrs. Harry Martin
wag held this uion.inn at lo o'clock
from the home of her mother, Mrs.
Mary Young. 1711 Sixth avenue. Pri
vate services were conducted by Rev.
R. S. Haney of Moline. interment was
made in Chippiannock cemetery.
1 The body of Frank Connelly, who
died Wednesday evening at St An
thony's hospital. il! be sent to Pre-
AT ILLINOIS CITY
ceived the crimson and (told "R. I."
Those who received the letters were
1-arkin, Andrews, Phllbrook, Gaetjer.
Hollowell, Sexton, Brough, Willett and
Gleason. Some of the men were not
present, but will receive the emblems
later. Hollowell. one of the ends, now
! has the distinction of having won an
Farmers Get Together for Pur-1 R. I. and also an M., the one from the
local school for football prowess, and
the Moline emblem for basketball
pose of Advancing in Agri
culture and Social Life.
Illinois City is coming to the front i YOUTHS FAIL IN EFFORT
III., Saturday morning for
BOTH HOTELS WILL
BE KEPT IN SERVICE
as an agricultural community. Dur
ing the winter there has been an in
creasing desire for some kind
of a farmers' organization that would
h lp solve the rural problems, assist
in the improvement of the agriculture
and better the rural social conditions.
Af'er some consideration anions those
interested, the master of the Illinois
state grange. Robert Eaton, of El
wood. IT., was corresponded with, and
it was soon found that the state grange
was readv to co-operate with interest
ed farmers in any section. This quick-
ly brought a grange speaker, who also
assisted in effecting the organization
i a grange with a large membership j
nf formora a n H tVieir fam'lipfl !
This organization will help to bring!
the farmers closer together and af-
TO ROB CHICAGO SALOON
Chicago, March 7. Two holdup
men, about 22 years old, five feet
eight Inches tall, each wearing a gray
overcoat, gray cap and tan shoes,
made an unsuccessful attempt to nib
a saloon on the West side today. The
nscn were so much alike their In
tended victims were unable to tell
200 NEW HOMES
Big Realty Deal Hanging Fire
Between Financiers and
Owners of Tract.
The biggest Improvement which Sll
vis has seen since the founding of
the town in 1H05 is apt to result from
ia deal made there yesterday between
the Silvis Land company and J. L.
Acltiey, representing a St. Paul syn
dicate of financiers. Mr. Ackley took
an option on 100 acres of land which
contains between Bun and 600 building
lots. It is the plan of the syndi
cate to erect 200 houses on these lots
in case the purchase of the tract Is
consummated. The option runa til!
April 18. The amount of money In
volved la not made public.
At present rentable bouses are at a
premium In Ptlvls, there being a de
mand for many more than exist.
BOWLING CLUB TO
The Bettndorf Bowling club will
meet at the Hotel Harms this even
ing for a banquet and to bowl. The
dinner and a smoker will be enjoyed
first after which the members will ad'
journ to the alleys where several
games will be rolled.
LUSTRE CREME POLISH
Is for Metal and Furniture.
ford an opportunity to discuss rural
problems and study the business of a
more Improved agriculture. It also
will furnish better social and educa
tional advantages for the young peo
ple of the community, and generaliy
The Manufac. urers' Hotel company j create a deeper interest in the coun
of Moline has decided to operate the 1 try and its pursuits Th Illinois City
grange will be glad to help other
communities to make a start along this
present hostelry on Third avenue In
addition to the new- one which is to
be erected in the loop district. The
present place will be known as the
Manufacturers' Annex and will be a
popular priced place. A cafe and res
taurant at popular prices will feature
the Annex. The new nine story
structure will be one of the finest
hotels in the wes
modern, even to a roof garden. The
stockholders of the company are to
meet April 5 to rote an increase ofhHTrcg complied with the ru es laid
100.000 in capital stock to make the flon by the athletic association, re-
lOiai capital rnivert sweaters while nine others re-
GIVEN TO PLAYERS
This afternoon the high school
with everything ffw,,!,.! emblems were smart
ed. Five of the tam. 'aptain Tre-
mann. Kipp. v nisier. uiass and ( haik.
Uf m is All H
i m-ArTXtt j- a
COME AND SEE OUR ATTRACTIVE DISPLAY.
DESIGNS AND STYLES ARE THE YEgY LATEST
FROM NEW YORK.
OUR READY TRIMMED HATS ARE MOST
1811 Second Ave.
Rock Island, 111.
If you want your Spring
suit to look well, wear well
and feel well see
the Union tailor.
1928 Fourth Avenue.
Opposite Empire Theatre.
Cleaning:, Pressing and
The Peterson Shoe Stock v
Formerly of 1232 Thirtieth St.
FINAL WEEK OF BIG SALE
All the town, or pretty nearly so, seems to be crowding,
good naturedly, through our store intent upon sharing in
footwear values such as only so unforeseen a purchase
as this can bring 2-values that experience has taught are
rarely repeated within a year's time. Petersen's stock
was composed of some of the foremost makes of the coun
try shoes full of style, comfort and wear and now at low
prices that will keep us mighty busy as long as a pair of
these shoes are here.
Men's and women's shoes that he has sold for $2.00 to
$4.50 in seven great lots at 98c, $1,39, $1.45, $1.65,
$1.85, $2.35 and $2.65.
Boys' an dgirls' $1.50 to $3.00 shoes are in six huge lots
at 89c, 98c, $1.25, $1.45, $1.65 and $1.85.
Children's shoes sold for 75c to $1.50 are in three great
lots at 39c, 59c and 79c.
Men's rubbers 69c. Women's rubbers, 15c, 39c and 49c.
Children's rubbers 25c.
Harper House Block
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