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JIOXDAY, MAKCTT 10, HJI3.
l'HE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS.
from funn 3.:52 of Chicago. As the
guest of honor. S. S. Tanner of Minier, '
111 , wiil deliver a congratulatory ad-
dress. A Fpecial program has been ar-1
ranged and refreshments will be i
PICKED TOR JOBS IN
Once Brilliant Journalist Drinks pjpj.QT A.TIQ SSERVlChi
Away uture ana Lands
HUNGER DRIVES TO CRIME
Steal $175, Euys a Square Meal, a
Good Cigar, Whisky and
Give Self Up. j
Lore for ftrong drink. coupled with
many reverses and sorrow, has re- !
uuceq i nans r. pooner from a
brilliant newspaper man with a fu'ure '
to thievery. 1'nable to fitand up when !
luck broke against him. the new spaper
man nought consolation in the flowing
bowl, and in the past few years his
. . . . un ...-. A l ofiu ilT". I UUd
Spoonr occupies a felon's f await-!
In the action of the court, and rob-
bery has tx-n added to his Ions; list of I
weaknesses. ( aptured within 4
hours of a robbery which he com
mitted Saturday nigh'. Spooner is now
at the Moline police station, and wLl
be given a preliminary hearing in a
few days. The charge apmnst him
is urand larceny. !
Without a cent in hit pockets and !
with no idea of where his nxi meat"
was coming from. Spoonr. driven
to despera'ion. broke in'o the office,
of the Sunday Press at Moline Satur
dav nlifht. MtealiMf jit:.
The money whh the property of the
American Kxprsa rompanv. having
been deposited at the newspaper office i
by an employe of the company,
ni kki. (-: 1 1..
With his :i:iji)iten gains. Spooner!
fled to Davenport, where he bought
himself tenure ni.-al. a good cigar
and a Sofle of the beloved whisky.
He th repaiied lo the depot, where
lie pi.'chiised a tl ket for I)" Moines.
As he was alicur to hoard the train,
T( ni Sra'i!e. Jr.. sr.n of the publish
er, whose office hid been rribbej, and
Koy Dalk-y, r.ithed up ,0 the thier.
WiMioll' mowtn; Sp.HiTier ex'racted ille
s'"!e-i rnn'-v from his porker and
hiind'd if ovr with 'he words. "Yo'i .
Hti have whit oii came after"
Spt oner is ;i ui'd.l e sited man. and
I" ii tulii v. i , chief ftisuit, jittri
, hired Ins downfall to h' itf.
CAMP NO. 26 TO CELEBRATE
WINNING OF STATE BANNER
A fraud celebration will he held to
lofhi iic:rir.er of indepon Ji i,i
amp N.i. to co l.u: ric-ate the
winning or the H'a'e banner, the Rock
bland Woodmen winning the cham
pionship hj securing 7" beneficial
adoption.-, and snatching the honors
Used Cars For Sale
One Kangh & Lang Klectrio Coupe 4 t
e) Kxido hattcn-s. KxceKetit con
dition. ;ne Haker dupe--New batteries. c::r
good as tii-w.
:tie Knox- Miide, l. 4n 11 p.. five pas
s niter, convertible (seven passenger,
completely equipped. 'I bis car a bar
fain, .lust rebuilt, newly pa.nted,
food ac new.
ine Moon 4". II P touring car com
plt fcly erjuippt !. Demountable rim.
Klaxon. K.eiy'hnif necesnry in
'ludiuf fpjire 1 nes
We w il! il-'iMU's' t.Vc all these cars.
t'orne in and look them oer.
TSEVOR 4. SNYDER.
D016 Third Avenue.
Phone Weit 11. Rock Island. III.
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ONE PRISONER IN
PLEA OF GUILTY
Roy McLane Confesses to Con
fidence Game Charge and Is
Sent to Penitentiary.
The criminal work for the January
term of the circuit court was s;arted
this afiernocn. The first cse result
ed in a plea of guilty and the sentenc
ing of Roy McLane, alias Kay McLean,
to Joliet penitentiary for an indeter
minate period. McLane was indicted
by the recent grand jury on a charge
of confidence game. He beat a board
bill and a coal bill in Moline by pass
ing worthless checks. Attorney J. V.
Harper, appointed by the court, rep
The trial of She'.per Johnson. co"or
ed. accused of robbery, was started
as soon as McLane's case was disposed
of. A disagreement arose between
Attorney B. A. Stewart, representing
the defendant and his client as to the !
plea. The lawyer wanted to plead
guilty and depend on the mercy of
the court. The negro went so far as
to sign the jury waiver and then in
sisted that he was not guilty. Ac
cordingly the. court decided that the
Jury be calied and the ease tried.
At the request of State's Attorney
F. E. Thompson, Judpe K. W. Olm- j
sted this afternoon named Attorney ;
William MtEnirv as assoca'e coun
sel for the prosecutor. Inasmuch as ;
the supervisors have thus far made
no provision for an assistant state's
attorney, it was necessary that the
i vui i appuiui cue. j
OUR SPRING display
now radiates in the
color treatment and ar
tistic designing of newest ap
proved modes in Millinery and
Readv-to-Wear Apparel. -
FAMOUS FOR COA T5 AND SWTS
FIFTH AVENUE. MOLINE. ON THE BROAD WALK
WITH all the high
repute that this
store has earned as style
leaders, this season we
have passed all our attainments
of previous vears
A Ma sterly M ill in e ry Exh ib it fo r Tuesday
Wednesday and Thursday, Unparalleled
Chicago Millinery Houses
Hats from Hyland Hats from Fisk
Hats from the Theo. Ascher Co.
Exclusive patterns and adaptations of the
newest Parisian styles, from Chicagofs
greatest millinery houses.
Read the Western Union Message from
our Millinery Buyer now in Chicago:
William F. le'nmhn ftp) and llrnr:
Wi;im V M t'ombs. Wilson's cam
paici' le;,ii"r, and Henry Morpenthau.
New York financier, are slat"d for im
Iirrl.ini d'ploiiiar ic posts. The new
pr siden: l as said that he wants men
of cabi'iet :r-iiir! for ambassador"
M' t'ombs v.-.-? off' red a position in
the WiVrn cabinet, brt declined.
FOR SILVIS POSITION
F. W. Moiineau. head of Ihe Rock
!tt;lnd road s ships at Topeka. Kan.,
is the ptohal.le Micpssor of O. W. Sei-d-
I. late resi'-jii'-d superintendent of
the Silvis rliops. Mr. Moiincau lies
m.i been otlicialiy announced as the
new sui rintr ndent as yet bvt the ap
poi'itnie' r is e.Nprcted shortly, lie is
a i 3p;.i.le i!f.:i w hose experience fits
him for the responsible position.
LOCAL SAFE EXPERT IS
CALLED TO MXAUSLIN
f'iiarles Fiebig. expert locksmith,
v. as summoned to MK'auslin. Iowa.
SaMiiday afternoon to open a safe in
a In n k tliire. The timelock hail run
liown and the safe was securely dosed
w.i'i ' r tiMiris .'th"r than t .tos'
jiiovi d ! a burglar open to the hank-
:. ' - ' 'lii's sl.iil foi:nd tii' ope-j-nif
of tli - siroiig box an easy task.
Experienced Sale!ady Wanted.
i An xpericn-ed iab'sla1y can secure
t c;t;,. i !.j applying to Sw an Me
Kirov's ir.,i'ir,ry store. 1121 Fiftli ave
nue. M line. ( Adv. i
mus. iHtii ki.iz wsktii nxKHi:;;.
The many friends in th tri-cities of
Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Barber. IH'T
Twenty-first street, wife of Albert F.
BariKT. who has been a conductor on
the C. H. & Q. for the past A years,
will be grieved to learn of her death,
which occurred last evening at i
o' loi k at Merry hospital in Daven
port. She was tken to the hospital
l'n-ee weeks ago. from which time hvr
condition prid'.ially grew worse until
the i pd last nifflit. Complications was
the cause of death.
Mrs. Barber, whose maiden name was
Miss Parah Elizabeth Corman, was
born June I ft. 1S58. in Burlington. Iowa,
coming to Rock Island ?,U years ago
from St. Louis, and had resided here
ever since. Dec. 24. 1 87C. she was
unt-eil in marriage to A. F. Barber,
iii survives, btside? two daughters.
Mrs. Jay E. 'larkson and Mrs. Arthur
Huetdng of this city, rjmi a brother, W.
F. ('Drr.ir.n of Fort Piain. X. V.
Th--.- funeral will he held Tuesday af
ternoon at 2 o'clock from the home of
hr daughter, Mrs. Jay E. Clarkson.
I!:'t Fourth avenue, with services
which will he conducted by Rev. Y S.
Maii;'.;is. Interment will he made in
Cliipiiiai nock cemetery.
Avery Martin, who was for many
years a resident of Rock Island, died
Snt'.dav morning at his home in Men
tion;. III.. accori!Tng to word received
in the ( My this morning by friends. Mr.
Mi'rtin v ho wiip a carpenter by trade
wrs botn in Rock Island, residing here
up until Feven years ago when lie
moved to Mendota. He had resided
there since. He wa S5 yars of age.
One son, Leonard, of Kansas City, sur
vives. I I M-.Ktl. '!' IKI.I'AK l III Ml IIKit
Tlie fiU'.era'i of Arltie. the liltle six-nientlis-old
diughter of Mr. and Mri.
Henry Schi m:; her. Thirty-first
street, who died Saturday afternoon at
IC: "ii o'clock after a short illness of
ironch:t:s ard whooping cough, was
THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY
25.000 OFFICES IN AMERICA CABLE SERVICE TO ALL THE WORLD
THfO. M. VAIL. PrM-.4nt. BELVtDEHf BROOKS. Cnml Minifi.
LUNDT & CO.
Time 1 1 :20
Advertise big purchase over 200 exclusive
pattern hats, the very latest styles pro
ductions, from several of Chicago's greatest
Millinery Houses. Some will be ready for
Miss Hattie First
Tomorrow you will find a boundless variety of
ihe newest and most beautiful styles; those that
are most pleasing to the eye, most satisfying to
ihe fastidious taste of women who appreciate
real fashion art in designing.
Really Elegant Hats Reasonably Priced
Direct From the World's Greatest Milliners
YOUR PRESENCE IS ERNESTLY REQUESTED
heid this afternoon at 2 o'tlock. Rev.
F. J. Rolf -of the derma n Evangelical
ihiirch officiated. tntenn?rn was made
in the IJerman Lutheran cemetery.
' sthopi- ki m:hi..
j The funeral of Hugh StropQs was.
i held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock j
from the home near Taylor Ridge with 35,000 Is Taken in Collec-
servi-es which were conducted by Kov. ' tions Of Past Week AmOUnt-
Mr. Thorpe of Revnolds. Interim nt was , i c n c c qa
! made in the ce.np.terv at Reynold:, ! ea 10 $10.U00.o.
HAS BANNER DAY
the dog tax. "Kveryone who waits
and pays taxes in April at the court
house," said Mr. Huntoon this morn
ing, "beats the township out of its
two per cent. Fay now and give the
county the benefit of the two per
PPRTNt; PTYJ.r. BOOK
ii.li.:;i) OX KKfjCKST
EY I'AKCEL l'O.-
Simon & Landauer Announce For
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
March 1 1th, 12th and 13th
A Spring Opening and Easter Style Exhibition
of Clothes, Hats and Furnishings
For All Mankind
You will mjov tho sln-rr ut to a fiit linn.l improssion of "what's what" that
this 8liMvin will lvflti t to y..u in tlu following liitxh rraU' lim-s of apjiarel.
Kequi.-;iKon papers from the office
of the gowrnor arrived here today in
the W illiam MrAllistor case and were
t'irnfd mer to Chief' James Brinn of
the police force who is to take the
tuners to the Iowa state capital at
I)es Moines and secure extradition pu
J.prs for McAllister. The latter is be
itr;; held in Davenport on a charge of
s'i-i.bing Kred Kinmerson in a fsht
wrich orrnrred two weeks ago at the
nnorious DuPrez joint on Third avenue.
Harty Schaffner & Mirx
Interwoven, Phoenix and Holeproof Hose
Mr. and Mrs. I.ouis Mosenfelrfer and
daughter have returned from a trip
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Davis and family
left yesterday on an extended trip
whiih will take them to Panama.
.Mrs. William McEniry left yesterday
far Xew Orleans to visit irith her
brothers and sisters. Mr. MtKniry ac
companied her as far as Chicago.
: Today was a big one in the office of
tax. cr '!ec tor, John Huntoon. approx-
; iiiiitely $5.i'0i"t being taken in. The
cclleciicns for the morning amounted
, io $1.1)110. Those of the past week
rent Ufa the figure of Slii.'iri'i. S4. Taxes
n real estate, of course, form t'-ie
freaf bulk of the money already col
lected, but the number of reai estate
; i '.vrers who have paid is not corre
spc.nd'ngly large, the ow ier.s of the
! large real estate holdines preferring
'o wait until the last week to send i'i
' their taxes.
Mr. Huntcon ures the bix tax pay
ers to come in early and not to wait,
until April. The township is allow
ed two per cent on all taxes collected
rnd out of that tw, per cent the
li e ctor is payed h's Falary. the re
mainder going to the township with
AGAIN FREE MAN
Easy to Gei Rid cf by Using
Parisian Ssfe. tbe Guaranteed Hair
J'ist long as you have dandruff
yr ur had will itch. It's the little mi
Deep, but Dry. f rc bes tha are gnaw ing dow n into the
"Lincoln, himself a superb writer." i r.'.r rccts. It may take a long time
said a college professor, "could not for fhje perEi;ent pests to gef down
stand tedious writing in others H . to ;he vital part, but when they do,
once condemned for its tedinunes n : they will destroy the '.if of 'he hair
Grek history, whereupon a diplomst W a very short time,
took him t task. If ou want to stop itchlnz scal:
131 drive away dandruff, you must
fi'ri kill the dandruff germs or m.
"The iiuihor of that history. Mr
President." said ihe diplomat, "is one
f the profonndest scholar of the age
'nde"d. it nay I.e doubted whether nr.r
Clan of nir g-neration pur.ged
more deeply 1:1 the sacred fount of
"Yes. or come up drier." said Lincoln.
Parisian Sage will do this. Jus' g"
a DOc hot' le today; relief will come ini
T.edir.ely, r.nd if at the nd of two
weeks ycur itching scalp and dandruff
have not disappeared, you can have
your money back.
Parisian Sage is also a delightful
We ennret eontrn! t'.;? evil tonjrtin ! hrir tonic, and is usei by refined woin
of others. Init a good life eual le us fa j e:) who desire fascinating. lustrous and
clesis thc-ci Onto. j luxuriant hair. A ".arge tiottle only
; cit sts HO cen's at The Thomas Drug
Xeither shmld n sliin relr en oci toir.p:ny and druggists everywhere.
mnil sim-tnir. nor should life rest oi. The g;rl with the auburn hair is 03
Kincie itoDB. Enlcteiua. ' every bottle. (Adv.)
BROUGHT TO CLOSE
The annual business meeting of the
Illinois conference of the Augustana
synod came to a close Saturday after
noon ai. d yesterday the religious work
was concluded at. three big meetings
held at the First Swedish Lutheran
church in Moline. Rev. Mr. Frykman
celebrated high mass at the church
It had been planned to have a busi
ness session today but. the program
was dropped by mutual agreement and
by rushing Saturday, the important
i:siness of the conference was dis
A resolution to raise a fund of $100,-
ciMi for a big celebration of the 400th 1
anniversary of the reformation In
1117. was referred to the board of
charities with directions to that body
to investigate as to the feasibility of
the plan and report on the' same at
the next meeting of Augustana synod.
Delegates from the llock Island dis
trict to the next synod which meets
in June at Chicago were named Sat
urday as follows: Rev. W. K. Pear
son. Rev. M. .7. Laure and Rev. Ulrick
Roonquist and Alfred PhilEtrom, A. G.
Carlson. A. M Gran and Andrew Pet
erson. The alternates are Rev. A. F.
Lorfmer. Rev. A F. P.erestrom and
P.ev. H. P. Otteson and Z. O Peter
son. William Saier, Peter Anderson
and John Carlson.
ELKS ISSUE CALL FOR
A SPECIAL ELECTION
A special meeting of tlvi Kiks has !
been cali'd for next Monday evening
for the purpose of electing a secretary !
for the local lodue, due to the fact that
at the regular election of officers held
some time ego there was not a suffi
cier.t number of votes cast for any
particular candidate to constitute a
majority. District Deputy J. M. Evcy
of Monmouth will be present at that
Former Rock Islander, Charged
With White Slavery, Found
William Cahel, expoliieman and
deputy sheriff of this city, who was
arrested by the federal authorities at
Xew Orleans on a white slavery
charge, has been acquitted, according
to advices received today from the
southern city. Gabel was fried in the
I'nited States court and found "nof.
guilty" "by a jury of 12 men. There
was no evidence in the case to show
that ho had been Implicated jn the
importation of the Rock Island g'rl
to Xew Orleans. The jury was out
only a short time and but ono. ballot
(label was accused of taking a local
girl out of the Standard hotel to Xew
Orleans. Federal authorities, uiad
several visits to Rock Island aft' r the
arrest of the local man, in an effort
to obtain evidence in the case. Anions
the witnesses summoned were Mr. ajid
Mrs. Tom Galvin, who operate 'he
I Are vou frequently hoarse? Do you
! have thr. annoying tickling in your
i throat? Does your cough annoy you
i at night, and do you raise mucus in the
I morning? Do you want relief? If so,
! take Chamberlain' Cough Remedy
I and you will be p eased. Sold by all
' druggists. (Adv.)
On styles is our business as makers
of Fine Custom Apparel.
This is why you can see the latent
novelties in Fabrics for Spring Wear
a' our store today.
The recognized stle;j are here, too--stop
in and see v.hal both foreign and
domestic, looms have prepared for
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