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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY. AUGUST 19, 1913.
DAY IN DAVENPORT
Robbed at Theatre. While jostled
In a crowd of patrons entering the
-American theatre between perform
ances Sunday night, Peto 8toenoff, 307
East Second street, and Stanev Tei
lonavce, Bettendorf, were the victims
of two clcTcr pickpockets, the former
being relieved of $22.10 and the latter
suffered a loss of (53.20. The men did
rot discover their loss until after they
fwcre abated in the play boos whea
icne of them reached for his pocket
book and discovered that be bad been
robbed. The robbery was immedlate
. ly reported to the police with the
"description of a suspect whom one of
the victims had. noticed edging close
Forgeries Detected. Several of the
forged checks written by A. E. Kis
"singer and Harry E. Burton, und?r
'several different signatures, were
'drawn on the First National bank
'here, and it was owing In a large de
. tree to the discovery of a forgery by
the local bank and prompt action in
' notifying the authorities that the ar
' rest of the couple In Burlington fol
lowed. Kissinger and Burton had in
; some manner, either by theft or other
wise, found a check book of some de
positor of the First National. They
filed out the checks for various
amounts and cashed them In Wash
ington, Musca'lne, Des Moines and
various Iowa cities. The Washington
bank, sending some of the checks ou
here, received an answer by telegram
that the checks were worthless, and
that It bad been victimized. Search
for the swindlers was immediately be
gun. Injured en Barge. Joseph Griffin,
20 years old, employed at the Betten-j
dorf Axle company, lay unconscious j
for two "hours Saturday night on the'
barge Mississippi, as the result of In-j
Juries received when he was struck j
by an unknown assailant, during -the :
excursion trip. Young Griffin himself ;
Is unable to state who struck the b.ow
that rendered him unconscious for so
long a time. He was standing facing i
behind the orchestra platform, when
he was struck from the light angle cf
his jaw bone.. The boy fell, his fore
head striking on the edge of the or
chestra platform. His Injuries are a
broken nose and a slash above the
His jaw is also badly
A man with a thousand dqllar hill is welcome to help himself to
anything in this store without question.
IT T with a ONE DOLLAR BILL can help yourself to any tiling you
want at Summer fields durmtj this Dollar sale and what is more you
can make your own terms of payment.
Why not see
all the West
Len it costs
no more :
When you go to the
stop off at Denver
and Salt Lake Gty
enroute. These two
cities may be visited
without extra ex-
j pense or mconvem-
ence when you
travel over the
& St Paul
the route that traverses
the Columbia River for
200 miles by daylight.
This river with its rug
ged grandeur, its pali
sades, its vine clad cliffs,
with the white dome of
Mount Hood in the
background makes a
lasting impression to
store ' away among
pleasant memories, for
it equals the beauties of
the Rhine, Hudson or
St. Lawrence. Go now
while the ,
.. Trip Fares
are in effect. Tickets
on sale up to Septem
ber 30th. Good return
ing until October 31st.
These tickets permit
side trips to Vancouver
and Victoria. Make
your reservations to
day on the
Portland & Paget
Sound Express .
Raid Coffee House. City Detectives
Kinney and Bishop made two raids on
the coffee house operated by Gua
Dallas, 216 East Second street, Sun
day and the proprietor and 11 fello.v ;
countrymen were placed under arrest"
the former charged with keeping a
disorderly house and the others book
ed as inmates. Five cases, three bar
rels and over 100 bottles of bee were
confiscated by the police. The fir6t
raid was made about 10 o'clock in the
morning. Dallas and three men, who
gave their names at Tom Pol as, Jim
Poppas and Chris Bellalis were taken.
Collecting Evidence. Ano'her link
in the strong chain of evidence on
which the authorities hope to obtain
the conviction of William Sayles, the
colored man held for rot-blng Mrs. II.
A. Braun, 2220 Newberry street, was
obtained yesterday morning when
Walter Kunkel of the Kunkel Hard
ware company, identified the key
found In the negro's possession as the
one he had recently made for Dr.
Braun. William Hirschman of Blue
Grass also saw the prisoner In his cell
at the station and identified him as
the colored man whom he saw shortly
before the robbery In the vicinity of
the Braun residence. Magistrate Rod
dewlg yesterday afternoon bound over
the negro to the grand Jury. The
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Sayles Is unable to furnish. j
Damage Suit Filed. A petition of
suit for J2.000 damages was filed
yesterday afternoon by Peter Nicholas
against the Chicago, Rock Island &
Pacific Railroad company. The plain
tiff alleges that he was Injured while
engaged by the company In unloading
lumber from a freight car June 18.
Fred Vollmer and F. A. Cooper are
attorneys for the plaintiff.
Bettendorf Robberies. In addition
to tho daring street car holdup at
Bettendorf Saturday at midnight,
three other robberies which occurred
In the vicinity shortly before were re
ported to Deputy Sheriff John Marl
nan yesterday ty Marshal Ben Swin
dle of Bettendorf. The victims were
ail Greek .laborers employed at the
J Bettendorf factory. One of them. M
Maradis, was attacked by two men
near the railroad tracks, struck with a
stone, and relieved of $12. The man
was found by Marshal Swingle, who
heard tho unconscious man groaning I
regaining consciousness, said that he i
was approached by two men who de-!
manded his money and that when he
hesitated before turning It" over was
struck In the back ef the heaJ with a;
stone. Another Greek, A. Stagodia,
was attacked by two men near the j
Burlington depot. The men ran away
went limits of Bettendorf when a
Greek laborer was held up at the roint
of a revolver and relieved of $2, all
the money he had in his possession.
The robberies occurred between tho
hours of 11 and 12 o'clock, cr just be
fore the Bettendorf street car waa
Other Robberies. Four Davenport
era and one stranger In the city were :
victims of the daring gang of pick
pockets which has been terrorizing j
the tri-cities, Saturday night and !
Sunday and money and valuables'
worth nearly $200 stolen. While rid-!
ing to Davenport on a bridge line car
Sunday night about 10 oc'.ock, C.
Wesson, 103S West Sixth street, was
relieved of a leather pocketbook con
taining $40. The man did not miss the
money until yesterday morning. He
remembers feeling someone jostle
against him as the car rounded a
curve but thought nothing of the in
cident at the time. William Hersos
reported to the police yesterday that
he had been relieved of a watch and
fob at Suburban Island. While wag
ing for on I. tt I. car Saturday night,
a stranger was relieved of $15 in
money by a clever pickpocket. The
rebbery was reported to the police
with a description of a suspect and
city detectives are working on the
Purchased especially for thin sale. These genuine solid oak, heavy
box seat dining chairs Beat3 ara the best grade of real leather and
backs are quarter sawea oak the finish is bright and durable and
the real worth of this chair is 52.75. Our SPECIAL.
DOLLAR SALE PRICE is each only
A rocker value that needs
no apology. It Is appar
ent at a glance that this
Is a fine, big, cozy parlor
, . 606 Week.
The material entering into Its construction is the best quartered white
oak and the seat and back are best grade REAL leather! over 12 steel
coll springs. We have them in Golden and fumed
oak and in mahogany finish. Special
leaving Chicago dally at
10:1$ a. m. from Union
Station, Canal and Adam
Streets. Standard and
Tourist sleeping cars, ex
cellent dining car service
electric lighted throughout.
Let us help you plan the
details of your trip. Write
for illustrated booklets.
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$1.00 a Week. " '
A more comiilets article cannot be Imagined than th's chiJfrobe it
is made to take care of a mans complete wardrobe comfortably, and
there is a plice for everything; a man wears. The finish is a beau
tiful rich grained American quarter oak, lcrge plate mirror. Com
plete as shown in cut.
AND A YEAR
$1.00 a week
We secured especially for this GREAT DOLLAR sale a quantity of
these large colonial dressers just like the cut above. Case is large.
and roomy and the mirror is of ample size is made of American quar
ter oak. This dresser looks like $20.00 Oof anyone's
money, but you can buy It this week for only
Summerfield's Dollar Sale
Gives the customer
overflowing measure of
HI3-II5 Ei&smttfjFMttmxf rewA.
Brings a dollar tomorrow
to Summerfield's and test
its pulling power.
To Build Church. By the purchase
of the old Hoersch property cn the
northwest corner of Seventh and Vine
streets, the Trinity German Lutheran
church has made the first step toward
the erection of a new school building
and church, which will be built 60on.
me present cnurch Is located at th
corner of Fifth and Myrtle streets,
but on account of the large increase
in the membership and the noise of'
the trains which pass this place, it'
was deemed advisable at the last
meeting of the congregation to find a
Obituary Record. Herbert Richard
Carstens, the infant son of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry J. Carstens. 1623 West
Fourth street, died at 8:30 o'clock
Sunday night at the home of his unole,
1601 West Fourth s'reet. Summer
complaint wa the cause of the child's
death. The baby was born la Daven
port Nov. 27. 1912. and at the time of
death was 8 months and 20 days old.
Surviving are the parents, the uncle
and, aunt and the lot'.owing brothers
and listers: Anna Vermar, Irena and
LeRoy Carstens, all of Davenport.
Funeral services were held at 9
o'clock this morning from the home
cf the uncle, 1601 West Fourth s'reet,
with "interment, in . Fairmount cemetery-.
Following a brief illness, Mary E.
Snyder. Infant daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. William C. Snyder, died at 6:45
o'clock Sunday night at the family
home. 1920 LeClaire street. The child
was born July 15, 1913, in Davenport,
and was a '.itUe over a month old at
I the time of death. Fuaeral services
I were held at 4 o'clock yesterday after-:
I noon from the home with burial in Si.
Following a lingering illness of sev
eral months' duration, Mrs. Eliza
Reed, a 62-year-old colored woman,
who speet the first 15 year of her life
in slavery, died at 5 o'clock Sunday
night at a local pospita!. Mrs. Reed
was born In Louisiana 62 years ago
on a plantation. L'ntii the close of
the civil war she lived on the planta
tion. She continued to live In the
couth for many years after freedom,
coming to Davenport only two years
M. E. Bowling funeral parlors, with
Rev. T. B. Stovall of the A. M. E.
churcll officiating. Interment was
made in Oakdale cemetery.
Mrs. Mary M. Kenower of Daven
port, widow of H. H. Kenower, passed
away at 2:30 yesterday morning at
Denver, Colo., where she was visiting
with her daughter, Mrs James Mc
Intyre. She was S3 years old. De
ceased was born at Chambersburg,
Pa, en. 3. 1830, and came to Daven
port over 50
in 1308. since which time she has
made her home with her daughter,
Mrs. Belle Brush at 414 West Third
Ftroot Kh is survived bv her davirh-
ters, Mrs. Bslle Brush and Mrs. E. L.
Raff of this city; Mrs. Jamee Mclntyre
cf Denver, Cclo.; Mr3. Minnie Stone
of Sckiae, Wash., and seven grand
children snd cine greatgradchidren.
A brother, John Gllman, cf Ottawa,
III., and a sister, 2drs. S. E. Jones cf
LaForte, Ind., also survive.
Licensed to Wed. The following
licenses to wed were issued yesterday
by Clerk of District Court Harry J.
MeFarland: Walter Rtid and Etta
j v. . , ..a.u i u "
ago. Funeral services were held at S j sell H. Carpenter and ?ellie Virginia
o'clock yesterday afternoon from the (Ryder, Rock la .end,
State of Illinois.
SUte Game and Fish Conservation
To all whom it may concern:
Notice is hereby given, that by Tir
tue of the authority given to It under
the laws of the state of Illinois, the
Illinois State Game and Fish Conserva
tion commission did on the 13th day of
August, 1913, set aside all that part of
the Ro driver, from the point where it
intersects the north boundary lino of
years ago, where si-.e ha; etafQ of Jnlnol8 u, the place where
since. Her husband diedjU empties into the Mississippi river.
together wtih its system of lakes,
siouxUs, baycu3, and all streams,
creeks and tranches emptying into it,
as a state fish preserve.
Any person convicteu of taking.
catching, killing or attempting to take,
catch or kill any fish with any device,
or by any method, except band line or
line and rod. In any of the said waters
so set apart as such state fish preserve
will be fined for the first offense not
Ices than 50 nor more than $100.
Dated this 13th day of August, 1913.
C. J. DITTMAR,
HENRY V. ?JETEREN,
J. B. VAUGHN,
SUte Game and Fish Conservation
oews all tie time Top
What Rudyard Kipling Said ;
About the Grand Canyon in
Yellowstone National Park
"I looked Into a gulf 1,700 feet deep, with eagles and fish- "
hawks circling far below. And the sides of that gulf were ona
wild welter of color crimson, emerald, cobalt, ochre, amber, hon
ey splashed with port winesnow-wuite, vermllllon, lemon and i
silver-gray In wide washes. The sides did not fall sheer, but were
graven by time and water and air into monstrous heads of kings,
dead chiefs men and women of the old time. So far below that
do sound of its strife could reach us, the Yeliowstoao River ran,
a Anger-wide strip of jade green.
Kveninr erpt tfiroJBh the pln that shadowed u, tint the '
full slory cf the day named In that Canyon as we went out very
' cautiously to a jutting piece of rev It that overhung the deepest
deep of alt"
want to send you an illustrated pamphlet on the Yellowstone
Park. It contain a fine map In color, mowing all the points of
l-.'.erost'. end describe the many winders to he sen. A:id I would
like tt tell you )nt how to go Ihtre most comfortably. May 1 do
so? Kindly call or write ' V
MIS3 D. ODEN. Passenger age it. "
F. A. R1DDELL, Ticket ae&
Phone R. I. 630 t