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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, FRIDAY. APRIL 4, 1913.
IN WEIMER CASE
ftate's Attorney F. E. Thomp
sci Puts One Over on Skill
ACTION NOLLE PROSSED
Wrien O-cicr !s Entered Without Ob
jection, Defendant It Promptly
lu-y Floyd E Thompson
!.iii:t cuiiii "ins morning
'. ( :iit:-i-f V -::i. r a!dut:o:i ase
ii' ; fir-; .j ih- ian and had the
ii'.aii" irii's: J nta.li iiefore th'
tk attori,e a. l o of the most
in' :.:! of bar. awoke to
. ii.at bail iifcn played on
opport unity to
"". lit the jury
put c v.
tli' fi i. :i,
lb' M. Th' .
i i. ft s-
had In-i, nut u ami ih'y inigh' havs
fr"t Kji a la:m for a v rd 1 1 of if
nn.tial. vi.i'h would liavc pieventej
i..H ii'-iiiK rearrested on the same
harte WMn-r, counsel lor Hit- defense
ir"i) what hi.d wn doi t- by the state,
tin-;, nr oinp Med a motion to have
tl.e court ord-r allowing the noil"
prossc to yt aKi'U'. so that they
could demand a verdict of riot guilty.
ArcMini' on ;h!s motion occurred tliis
. t i . viohv nim;nKi.
Tin' !'! for tb state's roup arose
from u (ha'.g'd attitude in th' state's
star witness. Miss Sadie .Mz-rrer. whom
It Is alleged Weinier abducted Tlie
tilrl has been a- tlie Geneva b liool for
Klrls. for several months past, an
wb:i she arrived In Rock Island yes- j
terday flu- ease was all ready for ;
trial, the Jury having lieen secured and i
worn. Th'n th- state s attorn, y
learned t.l.a' the girl would r late ati
entirely different story on the stand
than th" one which resulted In Welm- j
er's indirfment and which It now d"-j
veiopn were not the true facta. Her
change of attitude rendered the state's
present case hopeless, and the only
chance to convict the man would be la
having him relndiced so as to bring'
in the new evidence and disregard the
CH 1TI I.ATi: ItfcFKMJAXT.
Mr Thompson, after his talk with
the girl, went hejor.- ihe court, this
morn ins and :ly atimifed that the
aspe't of ; te (a l.a.I changed with
the jsiri's statement an-i that, he did
not s"e l ow he could secure a con
viction. H- carefully failed to men-
tion that he intended to have the de-1
fendant rearrested. The court readily
agreed to i n'er an order showing that
the stat'- had nolle prnssed the case
and whiie be was bo doing the detenu
ant's attorneys and friends gathered
lronnd h:m and c ongratulated b'im.
As soon as the court had finished writ
ing the order. Haiiiff i'hi: Milier made
bus way to tj, d'-fendant and surpris
ed vervone 1 y rearresting him.
His attorn, ys, S .It. Kenworthy aid
.1. K. Scot:, thereupon entered a mo
tion to have the oi'iU-r set aside.
M 'l ! TIIK (IKI)K.K.
When th" motion to set. aside "he
ord''r came up this afternoon, State's
i-Attornev 'i'hon.psoii ir.fisted that theie
was noii.'T.g b for- the court in view
of the discharge of the prisoner and
point'-d out that if the court's order
was not s"ii.ta;ii'-d i-" man would not
be brought hack and convbt'd in the
face of ;h" motion to n-'lle profe.
Attorneys Kenworthy and Scott claim
ed that they had ben led into a t:;-.p
and clemand'-d a verdict from the j try.
but the rottr he'd that 'he matter was
.already disposed of and be di.-chargt-J
Weimer had a preliminary hearing
in the just e court of ('. J. Schroedi r
this af'ernoon and was held to th"
1 graml jury.
BIG CROWD GETS
FREE RIDE ON GAR
Long View Conductor Fails to
Make His Run and Everybody
Enjoys Cheap Trip.
One hundred people got a free ride
on an east bound Long View- street
car last evening. They didn't have
passes" and they were not the guests
of the street car company, it all hap
pened because the car had no con
ductor on it.
The crews working for the street
e t company change shifts at 6 o'clock
in the evening. At that hour last
evening the conductor whose work was
ended gae the new motormaa two
be lis thinking the new conductor was
on the car. The car handled no less
than 100 people but not a fare was
rung up Some one on the back plat
form operated the bell rope and the
motorman supposed he had his fellow
v orkman on the car and his absence
was not discovered unril the car was
a'"'Cut emptied. The missing conductor
v. ent around the loop in the opposite
direction and boarded his car at th
E.eventh avenue switch.
going Into the cabinet was to distri-;
bute Illinois patronage. '
LEAVIS OFF FOR HOT SPBIXGS.
Senator-elect Lewis left ast night '
for Hot Springs, Ark., where he will
remain four days. He will return to
Springfield for a day next week and
then will stop at Chicago before going
to Washington, where he w-ill arrive
April 14. a w;eek after tie special ses
sion of congress convenes. Colonel
Lewis look luncheon with Governor
Dunne yesterday and held conferences
with many applicants for federal posi
tions. Senator-elect Sherman will leave to
morrow for Washington by way of
Chicago, where he will address the
1916 club at a luncheon to be given in
his honor at the Hotel LaSalle. He
will be sworn in on April 7. the open-',
ing day of the session. Senator Ken
yon of Iowa will introduce him.
Walter A. Rosenfield of Rock Is
land, who was the Sherman campaign
manager, is in Washington seeking to
: ascertain what jobs may be claimed
I by the minority party. The republi
cans expect that Mr. Sherman will
have no difficulty in gaining recogni
tion in minority appointments.
Former Representative George Eng
lish is the candidate of an'i-Sullivan
democrats for the Vnited States dis
trict attorneyship for the eastern dis
trict. Isaac B. Craig of Mat toon is
the Sullivan candidate for the place.
""- RO CKi ISlvAN D, ILL'. trotom to FcconS
Sharp, Timely, Money Saving Specials
"Just For a Day''
; MOON MEN ARE
Muscatine Man, Alleged to Have
Deported Woman to Illinois,
Mohne Barrooms Close at 10
and Davenport Places May
Close at 9.
r1"" IV" , i"i7tirw'
fc . .... j
R. R. Baffles;
1806 SECOND AVENUE
t Uf even ings.
LIQUOR DEALERS ADD
TO THE RELIEF FUND
. . ....... ...... w ....... mighty prosperous trad.
. ....... .in..- .ii.. i.iiii.u.u a niau-
Iliird of ex. elleiice thu bus made tile
ri iiikI ( r !;; in. irk - nop., mi his with
"F ood Ijiiiilit: ." If not already ac
(luair.ted wi'li the name (Ksca it
would be wll to investigate There,
ttrc ho other tigs on the market that ;
are liner, i'iv.-c.i jiirs biixe l et n wid.-1
ly Imitated, but 'he iiuality of the t.gs
and the method of packmi: are tar be-
jotid compet ion We have th
In t wo si. ;, Tec ntid . .
'e me just ;n n-cMpt of a hinpment
(f choice washed figs in bulk that lire
rellir.g al line ,i lb., or
C Ic box for
Rock Island taloon men are gather
ing in the coin these days. The .10
thirst parlors of Moline now close at
10 in the evening i.n-1 the additional
two hours which the gabions remain
i'i'n in this city brings quite an ex
odus this way every night.
Should the l o'clock closing meas
ure which is now pending in the Iowa
st..te legislature be passed there will
surely be some crowd wend their way
fn ni across the river to lioc k Island.
The senate has already passed the bill
nod it is now pending In the house. It
provides for opening saloons at 7 in
th? morrfing and closing them at 9 at
night. With the dry ones of Hock
Island to supply ns well as the Dave;-
port and Moline argr.-ga' ions, local
! st.ioons nre looking forward to a . iioover Lemocrats near oecre-
William Ilubbel of Muscatine, want
ed by the authorities in the Iowa city
on a white slavery charge, was appre
hended in Rock Island yesterday by
L.tective Caulfie'd and Officer Mee
nsn. He is bein held at the sta'ion
as is also C. X. Mueller, who faces a
similar fuiarge. Both men are alleged
to have deported Mrs. Minnie Brewer
to another state. Mrs. Brewer, whose
bus-band resides at Muscatine, ran
av.ay with Hubbell, who. tiring of his
mate, deserted her. The woman then
found a new companion, in the per
son of C. X. Mueller. The couple had
been living in Rock Island as man and
wife and were placed under arrest
si veral clays ago. Hubhcl. i:i the
ireanwhile. had decided to return to
hi? love. He trailed her as far as this
city and had been here for several
drys before the police nabbed him.
CHOICE BY BRYAN
STIRS UP A FIGHT
tary of State Has Selected
Pickering for Collector.
H PETER BRTF.I.E. !
Hans Peter Iiartelsen died this morn- '
mg at 1 :4o at the home of his brother, ;
Jacob P.artelsen, 2103 Seventeenth 1
stieet.. He had been ill for a month
w ith apoplexy of the heart, althouga
his condition was not. regarded as crit
ical until Wednesday. i
Ieceased was born Feb. IS. 1S5. at
: Ravel, Germany. He came to Amer- ;
ica in 14. For three years he served
in the American navy and three years
'ater came to Rock Island. For 20
years, off and oh, he was employed at
Rock Island arsenal. One brother sur
Mves, Jocob P. Rartelsen of this city
and two sisters, Mrs. Herman
Schwecke, Rock Island, and Mrs. C. '
Schisewitz of Germany. J
The funeral will be held Sunuay af
ternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence
of the brother, 2lo3 Seventeenth
stieet and interment will be made in
Chippiannock cemetery. The deceased
was a faithful member of the German ,
i R VKII l. OK I H KI.F.S H. HI.A K. i
The funeral of Charles H. Black was
held this afternoon at 3 o'clock at the
home of Edgar E. Black, brother of
I deceased, residing at 1230 Twenty-;
(ninth street. Rev. W. G. Oglevee offi-1
, elated. The remains will be taken to'
! morrow- morning to Grinnell, low a, for .
I interment. ;
FfEH A I. OF FRF. OK RICK HI BRA.
! The funeral of Frederick Huber was
' held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from
tbe residence, 1443 Forty-second street.
' Rev. I. O. Xothstein of the Grace
Lutheran church officiated. Interment
! was made in the German Lutheran cem
DRAWERS. Straight drawers,
mfrroidery trimmed. circular
drawers, linen lace or embroidery
trimmed, these 75c
ralues for just
PETTICOATS. Colored and black
petticoats of satine. Heather-bloom
and Arbutus cloth, broken lines
to $1.50, for
SHIRT WAISTS. Sailor waists,
white with blue collar and cuffs;
black, blue and white striped ma
dras, turn over a q
cuffs, special at T'C'C
rvLAfc rv co OX
ials Crisp and delicious choco
late molasses chips, only a
Toothsome cocoa nut toasted
buttercups, at a psund 14
Peach cream jellies. Oh, so
good, for a day a lb 10
(TV CO Qjl
CORSET COVERS. . 3 styles
square neck, lace trimmed, V neck
embroidery trimmed low neck lin
en lace trimmed.
ASK LEWIS TO BALK PLAN
Natural French pens that are steadily
Krowing in favor with the best faintly'
Jti.de Voui.g. tender peas grown in
the wli.e co'iiitrj. picked and e:ini'."i
ill. f--H''e (ll'V To be ser.'ell h('. HH
(1 ie ted on the pnekage There is no
(ii(Htioii ittiout oti I. king them.
The lorn fund for ti t
flood victims received an it
at'K riioon w hen the Hock Island
l.iipi'ir Iio;;!"rs' assciition met r.t the
motion of Tim Collins, vo'ed a su'i
serip'ion of $ln0. Ali of the banks
and manv drug stores received aci'ii
ticiis to the fund today ami while the
(limb ha-; been sl"w, it luis bet n
st. adv Nevertheless.
relief c f ( Organization Men Charge Nebraskan
pet us this I r,K, Duni.i. l:.
tainvi vowi nti iv r union ni)
Fees in Illinois.
WOODMEN TO AID
VICTIMS OF FLOOD
QjtX 3 c co exx
DOMESTIC REMNANTS, includ
ing sheetings, muslins, ginghams,
percales, prints, etc., marked at
low remnant prices, THESE AT
V2 PRICE and that means as
Telephone and mail orders not
taken on these Saturday specials.
EMBROIDERIES. A variety ot
patterns in cambric corset cover
embroideries left from lines sell
ing at 25c, 1 o
at a yard X uC
o Co- co oul
JABOTS. Choose from two lots
net jabots with Val lace trim
mings, and pleated ones of Swiss
embroldry. very Q
special, these at X ZC
jUA 5" (TO CO olaj
DRESS SHIELDS. The well known
Kleii 's silk featherweight dress
shields, a lot of 30c to 5c values,
sizes 2-3-4-5, a pair 25c
CUA i C0 CO OLV
4711 SOAP. Tlie famous Savon
Empire line. Odors are Pea'i de
Epagne. heliotrope and amber,
3 cakes In a box,
at a box
MUSIC ROLLS of seal, alligator
and novelty leatters, roll or port
folio shapes, regularly AQ
priced at $1 6S. for a day..l7C
juAfc 5 ro co olxjj
DRESS QIMHAMS. Sho it
lengths of usual 10c quality of
dress ginghams in pretty new
spring patterns. 71
The at a yard C
juaA 5" co euu.
SILK MULLS. Probably 150 yards
of 25c Quality plain silk mulls,
mostly in white, some f
colors, choice a yard IvC
CuAit O 0V CO Oovjj
IVitTAL POLISH. Lustre Creme.
the beet polish for all kinds of
brass nickle, copper etc. Q
The 25c size for 1IC
(TO CO Oul
BROOMS. 4-ewed bouse brooiua,
good quality straw, smooth hard
wood handle, big 25c value, buy
these Sat- J
urday for C
ut 3 rv co oulj
WALL PAPER CLEANERS.
"Srookjr City Brand," makes old
paper look like new. The
10c size Saturday for ...
A special musical program
from 7:30 to 9:30 p. m.
demonstration of canned goods
wees Is pr.M ing a big sll. cess as
nctids can see and taste
. of canned products and
of the tn.
In many it..-'ances much
v hat cue c..; put lip the:r.
ARE SEVERELY CENSURED
Moline's townslp catnassing boaid
ihe; estei day. i on tinned tlie iiiiorti
ci.il returns- and then severely censur
ed tl.e Judges and clerks of eight pre
cicc's whose poll hooks and tally
sleets failed to correspond and where
title was r idetue of carelessness.
l":rk.K ii Coffee is the t iles' cletld of
d'fi gi '. p.. 1; has behind it fur
)-..:.-1 1 .,i.' i e ' r qcality. It will make
j.m a rich nectoriike. be;iith giving
beetage I' is u'.l good coffee Iur
l....io colf. e !' : s'rel.gtb. liclmess and
rrema .i liii.'t be surpassed. One
p.'lii'l tins 4oc.
Ifc.'illiS ( f
r . en election an 1 ini
ittuiiiu.eli' of the .-";ce of
r op Ire !"!:. ocr.t
icy record w;' !
i..' c. if.fiilelice hi. pes
V u rp h y
I take t!.:s
1 me ill
c t ckev
i h as in
- ( Adv. i
601 003 Third Ave.
WE CARRY A COMPLETE
LINE OF CANNED GOODS
Telephone West 419.
S. J. Apple, Prop.
All wool Suits ready to
opposite the Harper
Rock Island, 111.
Use your credit. Pay as
you get paid.
fi QPFn AT Q c- F- BI-ADEL'S
cooc GROCERY cooo
1101 TWELFTH STREET
All day Saturday, April 5th
"e wl!l serve Hot Biscuits made from Goldrim Flour,
'.-o Ccfte made from Fr'ck & Kaupke C Convention and
D.rmcnd. Free. Ever body Invited. Free.
Springfield. 111.. April 4. Orgariza
ticn democrats who are backing Krn
es lloi-ver, treasurer of the democrat
ic state cen'ral committee, f ir in
ternal revenue co. lector at Springfield
P'j-: on their war paint yesterday upon ;
receipt of information from Washing- ;
to:; tha John I.. Pickerincr. one of ,
'lie cldett and best known newspaper'
" ( rrespondems bi the state, is to be
appoin'ed to the place, if Tlie stlec-'ioii ;
has not been made already.
Sei.ii'or-elect Lewis, when appealed
to to withhold his indorsement from
Mr. Pickering, is said to have ; ssert
d he l.-ad mad" no recoiiiiii"!idat:on
for ii.y ft-deral appoint men .. P is
fur' her said -hut Mr. Lewis give tin
Hititnafion that he would oppose Mr
Pickering's appointment. Mr. Hoov
er's supporters and friends . n t-.e
.;".e central coniniit.ee threa'.eti pol .t -,
i ..1 war if Hoover is disphiced.
IKII.I1 BIIV4X KKSPONSini K.
j TI..- report from Washington to Mr.
Pickering's selection was suffic ent ly
rrom: to oa use Hoover's friends to
. penij charge Secretary William Jm
n t.gs Bryan with responsibiiity for ir.
K' pre.-en'at .ve James M Graham of
S;.ri!.uf.-ld als-o is held r. sponsible
w ih creiary liryan. i- bing sus
pected by the Sullivan nun tiia: he
gave ins consent to the appo ntmen:.
A telegram, snid to have been re
ceived from Secretary of the Treasury
McAdoo. saying the Pickering appoint
ment had been decided up..n, but it
would be held i.p until tho arrival in ,
Wa.-hir.gton ef Senator-elect Lewis, j
fur;.: shed the ground upon which 'the
orrar.:zat:on democrats base th"ir be-
IS f "hat Secre'ary Bryan p:aie Mr.
Pickering's appo.utment a personal ;
FSI'KCT RIKVEH TO H.
Coi;v:n.-ed that Sc-cretarv Hrvan his'
interfered in the distribution cf l.ii
nois patronage. Hoover s state crgar.i-
1 7atiin friends predict that Mr. Bryan's
influence w'i! secure the appointment.
probably with the .cons err. of repre
sentative H. T. Hair.ey. cf Char.e.
Barnes as district attorney here to
succeed Will. am A. Northed'. The
appointment cf Mr. Barnes, who Is the '
iaw partner of Phillip Dur.iao. cf Jack
sonville, would n:ean the defea' of John i
A He pan of Taylorville, another can-1
' dlda'e with the backing of 'he fate ;
Tl.e list senatorial district hr.s
ben for years tl.e ar.ti Brvan ba'-le
ground f the country. Org:.iza"i ,n
4 de-.ccrats are charg-ne 'hat ore of
i.ifidi. ii.at il;' l i:.-r i
Appeal to 15,000 Camps Sent
Out Today From the Head
Office in This City.
Here is One of the Splendid Telling Bargains
Brought to You hy the Big Furniture Department
A $20.50 Bed, Spring and Mattress for
massive two Inch posts In the Bernls Martin
THE BED Heavy
finish, an excep- ,
tional value at , .
THE SPRING All iron with fine pencil weave top, supported with
3 rows of copper
supports, well worth
THE MATTRESS Made of fine cotton felt Incased In beautiful
art ticking with French roll
edge, a splendid value at...
Buy This Outfit for
COURT REFUSES TO
! ISSUE MANDAMUS
C. W. Hawes, head clerk. Modern
Woodmen of America, acting on in
structions received from the head con
sul, sent out from Rock Island today
nn flnr.eiil for finnnrial nKfiistnnro in
. . , . , Judge F. T). Ramsay this afternoon
benalf ot the cvclone and flood suf-1
lerers in various states throughout ! stained a demurrer to the petition
the Jurisdiction of the society. The ; for mandamus of Second avenue prop
appeal will go to each of the 15U00 j erty owners in Moline in which they
local camps of this great fraternal or-j sought to force the interurban street
g.iiiization and it is expected that it j car company to use the Second avenue
will meet with a generous response, j ,-oute. The city, which was so-de.
as the Modern Woodmen of America fendant in the case with the railway
has an unsurpassed record far the ex-! f ompany, set forth in the demurrer
emplification of its cardinal principle j f!lat Moline citizens had voted almost
fraternity in cases cf this kind. j manimouslv in favor of a rerouting
.Major C. W. Hawes has been desig- i rf th(. ur,f' and that the chance was
' made in accordance with the wishes
NOTHING EQUALS S.S.S.
rated as custodian of the fund and
di.-tril.ution will undoubtedly be made
through lo al committees in the sev
cf the people. Thereupon the court
refused to grant the mandamus.
MEETING OF LABOR
The regular semi-monthly meeting
of the Tri City Federation of Iabor ,
was held las' eveu'.ng No informa-i
tion in regard to the proceedings!
could be obtained either at the Labor,
Review office or the Federation head-Quarters.
Shrader Youngest Athlete.
Iowa City, Iowa. April 4. Follow
ers of a'hletics at Iowa college believe
that Ed Shrader, the Hawkeye star,
who leaped 5 feet ll1 inches and,
with Wahl of Wisconsin, set a "big
nine" record for the indoor event last
Saturday night a" Evans'on, is the
Nothing equals S. S. S. as a cure for OU Sores because nothing equals
it as a blood purifier. The source an-1 supply of every chronic sore is im
pure bloo!; the circulation is infected villi germs and morbid aecumula,
lions which are being- constantly deposited into the open place. This
causes ulceration and inflammation t( the flesh tissues and produces a con
dition upon which salves, va::hes, lotions, etc., can have no curative effects.
The blood must be purified of all infectious matter-. befoie the circulation
ran nourish tlie fic-h tissue and stimulate them to the healthy condition
necessary to heal the sore. S. S. S. lien's old sores by Rcin down to the
fountain-head cf the trouble and driving out the germs and morbid matters
which are keeping the ulcer open. Then a3 new, rich blood is carried to
the place, the healing Lcini, all discharge ceases, the inflammation leaves,
new tissue and healthy flesh are formed, and soon the ulcer is well. Yon
tre not wasting lime when you use S. S. S., but you are giving yourself
the benefit of tlie very best treatment for old sores. Hook on Sores and Ul
cers and any medical advice free. S. R. S. is sold at drug stores.
THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO., ATLANTA, CA.
youngest athlete that ever broke in'o ' lRf'o. So far as records show, no
the western conference as a record other athlete of such an age has ever
bolder. Shrader w as born April 6, ' held a record in the "big nine."
Mrs. J. C. Gordon of Gaiesburg is
visiting here with Mrs. H. D. Blake-more.
Wants Honest Ads.
State Senator F. E. Landee of Mo
line has returned from Spri.igfield.
His last act was to introduce a bill
aimed at securing honestly in adver
tising. He desires to have legisla
tion to put a s'op a fake sales and
misleading advertising statements.
All the ncws ail the time The
Valuable information to all afflicted.
Send narr.e and address today. Book
mailed in plain envelope free. Drs.
Py'.e. Whitney & Ktnealy, Mercantile
block, Aurora, ILL
$2.50 Sample Shoe Store
SATURDAY APRIL 5
We are going to move into oir new and larger quarters to
icorrow.. An invitation is extended to you to visit our store.
BERT'S Sample Shoe Store
32 5 Seventeenth Street. New and improved store.