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THE BOCK ISLAND 'ARGUS. FRIDAY. JULY 4, 1913.
White Slavers Lure Young Wo
man from Summer Gar
den to Shady Hotel.
DRAG HER BY MAIN FORCE
i GRATEFUL TO McNAB
reat DoiMs at
Big July Di
Begins Saturday, July 5
Victim Screams for Help and Brute
Excape In Taxi Police
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' A bold attempt to abduct an 18-year-old
girl and lure her Into a shady hotel
-as frustrated early this morning,
when belated pedestrians, who were
attracted to the spot by the girl's Bobs,
Intervened. The men SDrane Into a
waiting taxlcab and made tracks for
safety, but the matter was reported
to the police, who promise a rigorous
, Shortly after 1 o'clock this mora
ine; a Totten taxi cab. driven by Albert
Burrls, pulled up In front of a Second
avenue hostelry, whjch does not bear
a very bright reputation. Two men.
a young g!rl and an older woman were
seated in the car. One man was evi
dently trying to persuade the eirl to
go Into the hotel with him, but she
The intended victim immediately
began to weep, crying, "I won t go
Into that place." The older woman,
whose name was Ethel, said, "Go on
In, what's the matter with you. I
am going too."
Finally, after the argument ap
peared to be in vain, the man grabbed
the girl arour.d the waist, and by main
force, dragged her from the automo
bile, and began to carry her up the
. steps. The girl screamed for help,
and her abductor clapped his hand
over her mou"h, but not in time to cut
off the cry.
Three men came running to "the
fpo.t and one or thpm said. "Here,
what are you trying to pull off?"
"That's none of your business," was
"Well, I'll make It my business. If
you don't get away from this hotel
and allow the girl her liberty, you
will all get a rldo to the police sta
tion." IHtIYF.lt UfKsTIOKU.
The girls were piled into the taxi
and the driver drove off at high speed.
Later, upon Questioning the driver,
It was learned that he had been called
to Huber's Summer garden, where his
fares hud gotten into the machine and
directed him to drive to the hotel In
question. Tho. driver stated that the
passengers eventually had alighted at
Eleventh street ard Third avenue.
The police are working on the case,
and sensational developments are expected.
FIVE MEN PAY LIGHT
FINES IN POLICE COURT
Five men celebrated the Fourth of
July eve last nlKht by accumulating
more alcoholic stimulants than they
Wc are showing hun
dreds of them, all styles
represented, and the val
ues are greater than have
ever been offered in Rock
Get one for the Fourth.
The Clothier ,
"flock Island's Best Xojtmm
John L. MeXab.
Californians are making a hero out
of John L. McNab, the San Francisco
district attorney, who resigned his
position because Attorney General Mc- J
Reynolds ordered a postponement of
the white slave cases against Drew
i aininei.i ana Maury Diggs. Haa it
not been for the resignation of McNab
and the sensational methods he em
ployed to attract the attention of the
whole country to the importance of
the caFes. they would have been post
could conveniently handle. In police
court this morning, light fines were
assessed. True to his promise, Magis
trate Smith was on hand at 5 o'clock
this morning, and aftflr completing the
jjrist, left to spend the day on the fish
BY TRUCK HORSE
Tot .Struck While Tcddling!
Across Street Condition
. A little 5-year-old boy was knocked
down and trampled by a truck horse
yesterday afternoon, shortly after 5,
o'clock, at the corner of Twelfth j
street and Seventh avenue, and it '
was only through a miracle that he
was not killed. The victim was Clar
ence, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Phelps, 1119 Seventh avenue.
The tot was crossing the street yes
terday afternoon and wa3 j;:st about
to step up on the curbing when a
McCarthy Improvement company wag
on approached. The driver, Charles
Evans, did not see the boy, and had
allowed one line to drop. The pres
sure upon the other rein, caused the
horses to swerve suddenly into the
curbing, and the Phelps boy was
knocked down by the horse and
bumped by the front wheel. Fortun
ately, the wason was brought to a
standsti'l before the wheels had
passed over the little form. The boy
was severely cut and bruised about
the head, back and right shoulder.
It is feared that internal injuries may
develop. He was carried to the hosie
! of his parents nearby and given im
1 mediate medical attention. Although
j resting easier today, the boy is not
yet out of danger, it is said.
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Attempts to Beach Hospital But
13 Taken to Station
Knowing that he was about to suc
cumb to an attack of delirium tre
mens, Frank Mooney of Burlington,
Iowa, this morning made his way to
the neighborhood of St. Anthony's hos
pital, w here he hoped to secure medi
cal attention. His wild actions fright
ened people in that vicinity and a
hurry up call was sent to the police
station. Officers Kirsch and Ginnane
responded. Mocney was lying on the
ground, frothing at the mouth and
shouting, "Take 'em off me," and he
w as rushed to the poj'ce headquarters,
after a battle.
The man refused to be searched,
and also put up a bad fight when the
police attempted to place him in a
cell. He had the strength of three or
dinary men and it was only after a
strenuous tussle that he was landed
safely behind the bars. Weeping and
moaning, Mooney begged for a physi
cian. "I'm an all right fellow, but I get
the willies, and I'm going to have
them now," shouted the man. A physi
cian was called and the necessary
medical attention was given him.
was shot and instantly killed at 5
o'clock yesterday afternoon by his
father, Frank Schaetrle, 60 years old,
in the letter's saloon at 1289 Cly
The killing occurred In a wineroom
in the rear of the barroom. The young
man w-as shot through the heart. The
father was arrested, and at the Hud
son avenue station, said he shot his
son in self-defense.
He told the police his son had been
drinking heavily for more than a week
anl was under the influence of liquor
yesterday afternoon, and without pro.
vocation began a quarrel. The father
said he feared his son because of his
physical power and when the latter
attempted to strike him with his st
he seized a revolver from a drawer
and shot the young man.
Jlr. and Mrs. Thomas Watson spent
Sunday at the home of their son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ed
Miss Jeannette Steen is spending a
week in Muscatine visiting friends.
Rev. and Mrs. Kettlekamp and fam
ily from Roseville, 111., are vm i-"k a.
the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Mewee.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Foster and
daughter Floy of Atilissa, Iowa spent
Monday night at the home of Mr. Fos
ter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ifaac Fos
ter. They were called to Millersburg,
111., by the recent illness and death
of Mrs. Foster's father. Rev. M. D.
Murdock, who passed away Saturday
morning. The funeral was held Mon
day with interment at Edgingtoa.
Another case of smallpox has been
discovered by Dr. G. G. Craig. The
victim of the disease is Mrs. Edward
Black, 1230 Twenty-ninth street The
family has been placed under quar
antine by the city health department,
although it U reported that the case is
not a aevere one.
'saloonkeeper a slayer
Tells Police Hi Shot in Setf-Defensc
Chicago, 111., July 4. Charles A.
Schaeule, 31 years old, a machinist.
t Mylo and Charles Lee are visiting
Miss Hazel Stockberg-r visited Sa
urday and Sunaa witn &uss .Myrtle
. Mies L,ula Cooper was in Monmouth
Tuesday. . . t ' " .
Emerson Crabs went to Chicago
Monday with a shipment of sheep.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank McFarland's
baby narrowly escaped drowning Mon
day evening when it fell into a' tub
of water at the pump. .
Miss Emily Boyle went to Chicago
.r.urday where on Monday she at
tered the wedding of Miss. Stella
FOR A STEAMBOAT
Judge McPherson Takes Action
in $50,000 Suit Against
the G. W. Hill.
Keokuk, July 4. Judge McPherson
in the federal court yesterday issued
a conditional warrant of seizure
against the excursion steamer G. W.
Hill, the libellant being James E. Ed
wards, who claims damages in the
sum of $50,000. Edwards sought a
writ of seizure in the superior court,
but the warrant could not be served
on the ground of non-jurisdiction. The
marine laws are-administered in ad
miralty in the federal courts, and
there action was taken yesterday.
The warrant for the seizure of the
boat is to be issued within six days
unless owners of the craft provide a
bond of ?3,000 to be approved by the
clerk of the federal court. It is quite
likely that this bond will be furnished,
as the steamboat line could not af
ford to have the G. W. Hill tied to the
bank in the midst of the excursion
season with many scheduled dates
The petition recites that Edwards
purchased a ticket at Quincy for Keo
kuk and that on the trip up he was
incarcerated for three hours or more
in the- "cage" of the vessel without
cause or justification. The complaint
recited that the dungeon into which
he was cast by employes or agents of
the vessel was "the abode of rats,
bats, and vermin, and that foul and
nauseating odors emanating there
from." Counsel said the warrant was for the
purpose of condemning the steamer
with costs and to sell the same to
pay judgment if it is recovered.
Judge McPherson inquired what
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there was to this case and Attorney
Ballinger replied that he understood
that there was some trouble ou the
boat and fussing over a woman that
was aboard and he claimed that the
crew got hold of the wrong man, which
was his client, Edwards.
Attorney Howell explained that he
had been informed by officers of the
steamer that some fellow insisted on
sitting upon the lap of a woman and
employed vulgar language and that
after he had . been warned once he
was taken to the cage aad imprisoned.
AT THE NEW HARPER
Manager Carl Mueller of the New
Harper has let contracts for extensive
improvements in the hoste'.ry. Addi
tional bath rooms are being put in
and running water connections made
with the few remaining rooms not
heretofore so provided. The lobby
and cafes aie to be redecorated and
the lobby is to be made especially at
tractive. New store fronts are to be
put in on the Second avenue front tg
match that occupied by Hickey Bros,
at the corner and the building is to
be repainted inside and outside.
TO TALK EXPERT
Rock Island and Moline Com
mittees to Confer Relative
to Farm Adviser.
A Joint meeting of the committees
from the Rock Island and the Greater
Moline clubs is to be held within a few
days for the purpose of determining
J upon plans looking toward the em
ployment of a farm expert for this
county. It is the idea to interest the
board of supervisors in the move.
Those representing the local organ
ization are County Superintendent J.
S. Ferguson, J. L. Vernon and W. H.
Marshall, while the Moline men are
Dr. W. E. Taylor, soil expert for Deere
Plow comptiny, II. J. Gripp and C. S.
Trevor. That Rock Island county is
in need of an agricultural adviser is
well known. The plan has been used
successfully in other sections of the
Fourth of July celebrations in neigh
boring towns of Moline, Geneseo,
Mathersville, Edgington and Anda
Result announced of the vote of the
Tri-City Ocean to Ocean Highway cs
sociation on official route to connect
the trj-cities with Sterling and Chi
cago. Meeting of board of local improbe
ments. Davenport vs. Dubuque at Daven
port. sexn v.
Davenport vs. Dubuque at Daven
port. Baseball between Centrals of th:
city and Coal Valley. -
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The local club took action In thA
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Taylor of Moline on the subiect of
soil culture, in the course of which
he explained, the need of an expert to
aavise me iarmers or Kock Island
county what could be accomnlinhed
by means of scientific tilling of the
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