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TTTE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY, JANUARY 17,
MOLINE'S SECTION OF THE
Day's News Happenings in Rock Island's Sister City
USES NEW METHOD
TO LAND BURGLAR
Dr. Kennedy Rolls to Bottom of
Stairs With One and Alights .
STAR IN A THRILLING HUNT
Effort to Break Into Van Heck Apart
ment Brings Charles Clayton
Dr. S. R Kennedy. tlu veterinary
siirreon. catisiit a burrlar Friday eve
nine; in a manner which for originality
ha all th- other burglar catchers
backed Into the M iHisipp:. Mow-1 erate him is in doubt.
pasture about Jan. 1. Officer Peter
Kokm wa in the station w hen h told
his storv and he instantly recognized
'the hore Trout the description iciven
jas one lie had seen in Moline.
! lH-te-tiv Henry I-ebbert called up
1 by telephone at this Juncture and was
told about the animal. Within two mln
, utes he reported Ke had found It.
i V!:Hn half an hour Wllliani John-
'n. niherwlne known an "IVte (iund-
erfon." who had the horse, and Km 11
: Itouaert from whom he had bought
lit. iisd been Interviewed and It was
! found that John Van Pelt formerly!
of Moline. had L rough t it to the city
and that he went, to .Medo. Two
hours later word was received from I
i -.he M-r-ev county town th.'it Van J
Pelt a- under arrest. i
' Mr. Kirkland says the horse Is
valued at J4'H. Hopaert boueht It for
SU and sold it to Johnson for ?200.
II at once refucded Hib cash to
Jo'tn-ion a!-d probably stands to loe
what ho n-ii.l for the animal, inas
much as Van Pelt s ability to remun- Rapids Friday evening to reach Ins
dying v. ife in this city, he arrived live
hours oo late, although every effort
had been made by dispatchers, train
masters and other employes of the
road, who helped clear the line for
Mr. Tenney waj In the act of receiv-
RACE WITH DEATH
Justin Tenney Drives Train
from Cedar Rapids to See
His Dyinff Wife.
ARRIVES AFTER THE " END
Officers and Employes of the Road
Clear the Line for the Grief
Although Justin Tenney. freight en
gineer on the Rock Island road, ran
his train at top speed from Cedar
more one-sided. The count was -37
- Sterling led all the way, though
the margin was never great. At the
end of the first half the score was 18
to 15. Sterling players made a num
ber of sensational shots, Paul Far
rell being the star In this respect.
Kiel was the star for the maroon and
white, getting five field baskets.
Van Pelt ill probably be taken to
the county jail at Cambridge.
ever, there is no reason to believe that
the doctor's method will voluntarily i
be brought into general u -e by thofe .
who make the purs i't of thieves their
The doctor was crlled Friday even
ing to the Herman Van Hoeck livery;
stable at Second strc-t a ' Fourth '
av-nue to attend a sick horse. While'
he wa at work someone u.oubi.i , a uelimmy Ueci.letl to put in opera- .twvl enn.litlnn .mrf uririne him to
tion. a system for checking complaints lllirrv Imm vwa Qf his wife's con-
ditlon was quickly spread among of-
TO BE INSTALLED
At th" regular c-klv conference or j '"K orders for his run back to Moline
municipal empl. yes this morning it ,
I when a message was handed to him
MAY UNDERTAKE RUN
TO KEWANEE SUNDAY
If the roads are not too muddy a
run to Kewanee will be made Sunday
under the auspices of the Trl-City
Motorcycle club. The club had a
meeting atJhe Campbell hotel. Moline,
Thursday evening and fn addition to
making tentative plans for the run
took up the question of summer head
quarters w-hich many of the members
lavor locating on Rock river. II. M.
Williamson of Davenport, secretary
and treasurer, offered his resignation.
RECEIPTS SET A
MARK LAST YEAR
Total of $200,000 Passed for
the First Time, Increase
GREAT JUMP IN TEN YEARS
Revenue from Parcel Post Light
Though Much Business Was Done,
in This Department.
advising him that .Mrs. Tenney was In
that a burglar was trying to ; ei mio ,
the Van lioeck aparments on the see
on ' floor aUve tile table. Mr-. Van
Hceck. hearing tho intruder on the
hfpirv ay. had calleu out of the window .
for help and a passer brought word
Into the stable. . j
Unaware of Pursuit.
Dr. Kennedy and two or three
others lxilfed for Hie stairway, end
the veterinarian ma;le it just behind I
another man. The leader of the xpe-di-'on
wiio had grabber" up a heavy
spike ao he ran. at the heal or the
s.rirs em-ouiitered the burglar who.'
iiticonsc'ons of the fart that he a as
Iteinp liunted. r.s coolly -.parching the,
pockets of some clothing which he hart j dispatch received li-r today cou
taken frtin a closet. Willi a quick : ja;ns ,n? Information of the death of
motion the bearer of the : pike brought jj ; Witherspoon. a former resident
It down on the head e" the inti- .ler. o m,,:,,,,. Hho was killed yesterday
sending hiiu rolling down the dark j aftrnooii near Alexandria. I -a. Uo
sairwE.v. j tails are lacking, but the supposition
Half way down the oescei.ding man j jg j,e f,,, unPr tne wheels of a ra
il st Ir. Kennedy, w ho :. coming , boose. He was a railroad man. lie
up. There was a terrific impact. it.vaw4 has a mother. Mrs. Isahelle
KruiU. and then both tun.h d to "- j withrrspoon. residing at 1.117 Seventh
toltom together, making a toariui c iai-1 r Voline. He leaves also two
f the various departments. Blanks
on which details or the complaints are (i(.erl, and employes of the road and he
to be made will be in duplicate, one j was given a cear track, bringing his
topy to be filed in the police depart-j traIn tiirous, record time. Mrs.
me nt and the o'her in the department t Tennev died at 7:30 and her husband
against which the complaint is regis-1 reuciei here at 12:31. The family
tered. Objert of the system is to place home is at 739 Twenty-fifth street.
the r( sponsibility wnere it belongs and
i.ereby assist in locating and Improv
ing the weak spots of the entire system.
FORMER RESIDENT IS
KILLED IN A WRECK
Born In Centralia.
1 Mrs. Tenney's name was Gertrude
J Mathias and she w as born In Cen
I tralia. 111.. 34 years ago. She was mar
irled to Mr. Tenney in 1901 and the
couple came to Moline in 1906; The
wife's health had been poor for an ex
tended rriod. though she had not
been contldered in a cr tical condl-
DISCUSSED AT MEETING
W. A. Golden, local overseer of the
poor and probation officer, has re
turned from Chicago, where he at
tended a meeting of the state organ
ization of probation officers. He Fays
one of the important questions brought
up was the inauguration of a system
of county transfers so that an indi
vidual under probation can be cared
for by the officer of whatever county
he happens to be located in. thus
obviating the necessity of a pro
bation officer traveling outside of his
SWEDISH BAPTISTS TO
CONTINUE THEIR REVIVAL
Monday evening the evangelistic
services conducted for the last two
weeks by Iter. A. J. Freeman and his
daughter, Esther, at the Swedish Bap
tist church will close and next Thurs-
I day evening another series of meet
tion and there were no unusually j inps wU, befdn ,n the second 8erie3
alarming symptoms when the husband . tne pastor wi ,)e assistea bv anoti,er
left on his run to Cedar Rapids Friday ( minia.r mtia ;.,., ,-
ter enroute. When soineon nrougni :
a light the doctor. wliO hr.d l. cn sit
t'nfc' f'li top of the burglar, turned his j
niau over fur delivery to the polica aii
nonchalantly a if catching thieves by'
this method were an every day affair j
with hiia. i
Pleads Drunk-r.riess. '
The prio.-.'-r In poTice ourt this'
nornin? gave h! name a-4 t'harles f
t'layton. Iivia? at ir,3C Situ avenue.
He said he was 'plcxictcd. but Ju.-tic? I
Kjirikiti. after listening to evidence of ;
the p!le. iMjijnd him over to the!
grand Jut in tlie .ir.i of $50:.
Irothers atnl a sister In this city. The
remains w;U be brought here for
Besides the husband one son, Ray
mond, aged 11, survives. Her parents
and a sister are also living, their : ome
being in Centralia.
Mrs. Tenney was a member of St.
Mary's church. Arraneements for the
funeral have not been completed.
KING PHILIP TRIBE OF
RED MEN SEAT OFFICERS
King rhillp tribe of Red Men last
installed the following
TEN MINUTES TO
Saci.em William Mueller.
l- : i"....., ....... II '.wl
junior sagamore . icireiice .iinjitr.
Prophet Carl Hammer.
Chief of Records Kmil Johnson.
Collector of Wampum Victor Shal
! Keeper of Wampum Charles Kff
! Sanap fto Kft'landt.
Guard of Wigwam Roy Hufford.
Guard of Forest H. Iterndt.
Committee In charge of the Amer
ican Red Men. George Keinmerling.
TIGER BALL CLUB IN
FIELD NEXT SEASON
Next season will see another ball
I team In the field under the name of
offi- j Tigers. Friday evening tne ciud re
! organized at a meeting at the South
I Side Athletic club. Though the man-
will 'be new the name will
not he changed. The Tigers voted to
take over the management of the
South Side cl"b. The athletic board
will hold a meeting next Friday even
ing to discuss plans for the year. Fol
lowing are the officers chosen:
President E. E. Grafton.
Secretary Fred Shoequlst.
Treasurer Frank Bailey.
Team Manager D. A. Bailey.
Members Athletic Board E. K.
Kcline Police Quickly Find runk P. Lohr. Charles Tambur. Leon-1 Grafton, F. W. Bailey. Fred Shoequist
the blind evangelist have been suc
cessful, a number of conversions tak
ing place each evening.
MORE ARE SWORN IN TO .
COMBAT HUNTING EVIL
Johu Stark of South Moline and
Edwin T. Wells of Hampton have
furnished bond and been sworn' in as
deputy sheriffs to assist in the war
against hunters - being waged in the
vicinity of Rock Island, Moline and
East Moline by owners of country
property. Fred Brandt, caretaker of
Prospect park, probably will also be
enlisted In the cause of the farmers,
permission to do so having been given
by Commissioner L. O. Jahns.
Wcodhnll Man's Property
and Alleged Thief.
, urd Huddy.
A smoker followed the business ses
KEEP PERFECT RECORD
By winning three games from tbe
Fast work in recovering stolen
property and causing the arrest of the
SUpposefi i.M.i'il uuiif iiiit ..ivj-
line Dolice department Friday after-.
noon. It took but ten minutes to lind Barnard A: Lees team the .Marseilles
the property and the suspect was ar-', lo l r last evening remaiued at the
re-ted at Aledo within two hours. top in the Manufacturers' league, be-
W. P. Kirkland. president - of the lag tied with the People's Power coin
village board at Wcodhull. cam? to!ian" team. The Moiine Plow com
.Moline in tl.e afternoon looking for pany won two out of three from lioo:
a horse which as stolen from his l Ac Van Iervoort.
E. Brown. D. A. Bai-
STERLING HIGH TOO
SPEEDY FOR MOLINE
Moline high school dipped its colors
to Sterling Friday evening In the
basketball game played at the V. M.
C. A. gymnasium. The visitors had
all the better of it, proving the more
experienced and better in team work.
Had they not gone in for sensational
stunts they might have made the score
LOSES JOB AND ATTACKS
HIS FORMER EMPLOYER!
Cyricl Impaert was fined $3 and
costs by Justice Entrikin ia police
court today for assault and battery,
the complaining wMtness being Camiel
Bruyntjens, proprietor of a meat mar
ket at 1C29 Seventh street. The pris
oner formerly was in the employ of his
accuser, and it is alleged that the as
sault followed a dispute which follow
ed Lamp'aert's discharge from employment.
For the first time in the history of
the Moline postoffice the annual re
ceipts passed the $200,000 mark during
the calendar year 1913- The total
was $211,807.49. which is a gain of
$23,164.07 over 1912. The significance
of the figures Is enhanced by the
statement that 10 years ago, in 1903,
the total receipts were less than
Expenses of the office last year
were $59,003.4!., the sum of $132,804
being seut to the United States treas
ury. During the year there were issued
60,966 domestic and international
money orders representing a total of
$515,958.30. There were 4.670 inter
national orders for a total of $115,
484.18. which, is- the sum that was
sent to foreign countries, mainly by
workers in Mo'.ine w-ho have families
In Europe or who expect to return
there for residence after earning a
But One Loss Shown.
In pieces of registered mail the office
shows a falling off. this being the only
item 'where an Increase is not mani
fest. Last year the total was 10,921,
against a maximum for previous
'years of 11,535. This decline is due to
the adoption of the parcel post, which
has cut in on registered parcel busi
ness. Increased revenue from the parcel
post was light. For instance, for
25.000 pieces 'sent out in December
the postage was but $2,000, an average
of between 8 and 9 cents for each;
Strange as it may seem, December
was not the heaviest month in parcel
post business outgoing, in spite of the
Christmas rush. May brought consid
erably more business in this line be
cause of the fact that local factories
were then taking advantage of the
parcel post to send out great numbers
of small repair parts, the demand for
which was incidental to the opening
of the season's agricultural operations.
Report of the Condition
German Trust & Savings Bank
Bock Island, 111.
at the jclose of business v
January, 13, 1914. '
' - RESOURCES
Loans and Discounts..... 5462,148.13
Municipal and other bonds 199,176,05
Fixtures . . .'. . . . C83.75
Cash and due" from banks 57,250.78
Capital Stock $200,000.00
Surplus . 50,000.00
Undivided Profits 4,722.13
Individual Deposits 464,436,58
Merrill, a girl who was acting as nurse
for his wife.
"Dr. W. E. Taylor, who for a num
ber of years was superintendent of
the w estern hospital for the incane at
Watertown, was one of the two phy
sicians who performed the post mor
tem on the Merrill girl. He stated
on inquiry that death was caused by
peritonitis, but he w as not asked as to
what caused the peritonitis. He says
now that the appendix was in a gang
" 'From what I afterwards learned,'
he said, in a statement to the
board of pardons, upon whose recom
mendation the governor commuted
the sentence. "I believe that
she was suffering from appendicitis.
I believe that she died from appendi
citis. I have believed that for a long
time. , I do not believe that the man
caused her death." "
CLAIMS $56 WAS STOLEN
FROM CLOTHES IN ROOM
Amedoi Do Iameilleum, who rooms
at 1923 Eleventh street, reported to
the police today that the sum of $56
had been taken from kis clothing hang
ing in his room Friday. The police
are watching a suspect.
Moline Priest Improves.
.Reports as to the condition of
Father J. S. Kelley, pastor of St.
Mary's church, who ig-under the at-tt-ntlon
of Dr. Murphy, the eminent
Chicago physician, are that he is
about the same. Dr. M. D. Dondan
vllle of Moline this morning denied
that the priest is critically ill.
Called Out to a Fire.
Disintegration of the mortar in a
chimney led to a fire this morning at
7:40 at the home of F. Wagner. 1416
Eighteenth street. The department
waa called out. Damage was nominal.
A PRISONER FREE
Dr. W. E. Taylor Helps Former
Monmouth Man Secure His
Liberty at Joliet.
Water Flows Again.
The well at 519 Sixteenth street
is again doing business after a vaca
tion of several months. Chains which
held the handle fast to the pump pro
per during the interim have been re
moved and thirsty pedestrians are
permitted to refressh themselves at
the once popular "watering place."
The water was condemned several
months ago by the city chemist, but
a recent test shows that the water is
Creates a Disturbance.
Albin Lundgren, 422 Railroad ave
nue, was fined $5.05 this morning on
the charge of disorderly conduct. Mrs.
Frieda Nelson, a neighbor, made the
complaint. She said that Lundgren
has created a disturbance at her home.
Attend Davenport Bapquet.
A dozen members of Graham post,
G. A. R., w ill attend a banquet, under
the auspices of August Wentz post of
Davenport, tonight. Acceptance of the
invitation was voted at last evening's
meetxng of the Moline post.
According to a Springfield dispatch
Dr. V. E. Taylor, formerly superin
tendent of the Watertown hospital and
now head of the soil culture depart
ment of Deere & Co., gave testimony
before the state boari. of pardons
which led to the commuting of the sen
tence of Shilo Mclntyre, a former
Monmouth man, who has been In the
prison serving a life term for murder
since 1S96. Dr. Taylor was called In
on the case while practicing medicine
at Monmouth. The dispatch says:
"After having served in the state
penitentiary in Joliet for nearly 17
years, evidence that he was probably
convicted on an improper diagnosis
today resulted in a commutation of tfr.i
sentence of Shilo Mclntyre, to expire
next Saturday. He was sentenced for
life at the January term of the circuit
court of Warren county In 1896 on a
charg i of murder, growing out of an
alleged criminal assault upon Luella
VICE CONTROL IS
Abraham Flexner Reports on
Investigation of Social Evil
in 11 Countries.
LASTS ONE WEEK
A LITTLE HERPICIDE WILL
DO WONDERS EOR THE HAIR
With the present day simple styles
in hair dressing, tbe possession of
good hair is a decided advantage and
j the necessity of giving It intelligent
SALE OF 3,000 PIECES KNIT GOODS AT ONE-HALF PRICE
MUSLIN UNDERWEAR 800 PAIRS OF CORSETS AT ONE
HALF AND LESS ALL FURS ONE-HALF PRICE COATS
AND SUITS AND SKIRTS WONDERFULLY REDUCED. COME
EARLY FOR BEST CHOICE.
See Circular for Full Details
are-more imperative tuan ever.
If your hair ia thin, brittle, uneven
and lacks gloss, you need Herpicide.
I Dandruff contagion must be vigorously
combated before you can hope to have
' nice appearing hair or eet bevond the
point where you have to use artificial
I hair to make your head even present-
Your dealer will sell you a bottle of
Newbro's Herpicide and guarantee ft
to do all we. claim, or refund your
n'ouy. A little Herpicide applied
dally for a abort time and after that
two or three times a week will accom
Dandruff chokes out the life of the
hair. Ky eradicating this accumula
tion a normal, healthy condition of
the scalp is induced and there is no
longer a tendeucy for the hair to die
and come ou'. Instead nature devel
ops a normal healthy growth.
People who know, depend upon the
intelligent application of New bro's Her
picide to keep their scalps clean and
sanitary anH to add charm and beauty
to their hai. The wholesome, pure na
ture of Hetpicide makes It a favorite
with person1 of refined tastes. It con
tains no grease, does not darken the
hair, and Irian an exquisite odor, which
qualities tinke Herpicide a delightful
hair dressing besides being a valuable
Herpicide stops itching of the acalp
immediately. The odor Is exquisite.
Sold in SOent and $1.00 sizes at every
toilet goods counter and guaranteed to
do as claimed or money refunded.
Applications obtained at the better
barber shops and hair dressing parlors.
Young A MeCombs Co-Operatlve
Store Co., special agents. (Adv.)
HERDING IDEA SHATTERED
Hyaiene Bureau Commissioner Re
lates No City Tries Segrega
tion Scores Notion.
time to time, attention has been eo
sionally called, the women Involra
are neither innocent nor deceived.'
- Man to Blame.
While public opinion Is
changing for the better, Mr. Fleniet
believes, he still finds that there Up,
social inhibition as regards Immortl.
Ity in man.
"Europe has been a man's worid,
bV writes, "managed by men andltrp
ly for men and cynical men t thu
men distinctly lacking in respect ta
womanhood, especially of tie wort
"In the hands of the good nema
lie the power for reform," he sum.
"Though no quantitative evidenc at
improving morality :an be given, nt
ious movements supply proof thai
opinion is undergoing a change whicj
must in the end affect conduct. . Tin
woman's movement will unqnettioi
ably destroy the passivity of Genre
women in respect to masculine lrt
Segregation Not Undertaken.
The vast majority of depraved m
men in Europe live untouched bjr p
lice control, notwithstanding tbe li
cense system; the investigator 4f
clares. This shatters the previlH:
idea that licensed resorts effect segre
j "Segregation Is not undertaken t
any European city from Budapest te
Glasgow," he says. "Segregation k
therefore, impracticable; more tiw
this, any attempt to bring it about b
also recognized to be inadvisable, t
the first place, the impossibility
thoroughness creates an obvloni as
portunity for police corruption; a
man who objects to being segreptsi
may for an adequate consideration is
duce the police to overlook her; a!
as hundreds are bound to be overio
ed anyway, the chances of detect!
fraud are slender.
"Again, a segregated quarter wod J
give to vice tne greatest . pwa-n
prominence. Finally, it. would exj
to moral contagion those who are
ready most imperiled and whom ca?
consideration of interest and decew?
should impel society to proteet-&
children of the poor, for the segret ij
, . :,.L1 l. kMfrf ri
eu quarter win mevmuij uc --
where rents are - law and here
neighbors have least influence. '
Likely to Increase EviL ;
Mr. Flexner is of the opinioa J
regulation of any sort is calculated
increase the value of immorality.,
existence of regulation, he !
amounts to a tacit admission bJ
states tha: the business is to .a"
legitimate, implying, moreover, the
sence of any male restraint
Compulsory medical attendant
Not only it a
New York. Jan. 17. After a year of j from thorough, but by instilling hi
personal invesMgation in 11 European
countries, Abraham Flexnor, como.iis
sioned by the bureau of s-.ial hjger.e,
of which. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., U
chairman, has conie to the conclusion
that police regulation of the social
evil in Europe is a failure and is rap
Idly dying out.
Stringent legislation, on the other
hand, has practically stamped out the
so-called white slave traffic in young
girls, and segregation, he finds, is non
existent anywhere in England or the
These views, upsetting beliefs wide
ly current iu this country as to the
status of commercialized vice in the
old world, are set forth In a 450-page
volume. entitled "Prostitution ta
Europe,"' to be issued tomorrow.
The report follows that of a similar
investigation of vice conditions in New
York City, made a year ago under the
auspices of Mr; Rockefeller's bureau.
It is published in the hope that ulti
mately some effectual means will be
found to control the evil in the United
Trapping of Oirls Gone By.
Explaining the decline In the syste
matic traffic In young girls, the writer
details successive steps In legislation
due to popular agitation in late years
and asserts that the entrapping and
immuring of a girl may be classed as
the exception, like a mysterious mur
der or robbery.
"Under existing conditions." he says,
"there is absolutely no reason to think
that su2h cases occur frequently,
though there are those who would be
quick to take advantage of any re
laxation of vigilance on 'the part of
the governments, the police and the
prlvato organisations are constantly on
the alert. In the cases to which, from j
male a belief in its efficacy i
dissipation of one of Its greatest"
rcrs and thus increases vice. -' v
"This, then." he says, "i?
and weightiest objection to rega1;
not that it fails as hygiene,
it is contemptible as espioM
that it is unnecessary as
measure, but that it obstructs and
founds the proper altitude of fF
towards all social evils." .'-V
Mr. Flexner argues that. If
evil can be increased by artificial1 j
ulation. it can likewise be V .
Its complete stamping outJ?"!jr
cannot be hopefully prophesied J
summary and per.'istent actio" I
taken, but that repression CB "
reeled with results against w !
plotters of the traffic. J
Berlin InTpite of the ovti' j
. nn tr have an
hibit at the Panama-Pacific eP!
4 h a Vkii.l cr At nmni It f PA voted to i
t)m riorum n Potash
so-called "propaganda fund. j
by taxation on potash nlln"7Jcf j
money so rebated will be I '
potash exhibit at San rrVft!
The relchstag also voted the W
$225,000. The potash .vndlC .
reported about to sue Chanc
Bethman-Hollweg for the retura
entire $2,000,000. I
Chamberlain's Cough Rafyf!f
disappoints those who ti "
i ..... - U ststlria IUU u'-- .
of the throat and lungs.
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rivalled as a remedy for
lung diseases. Sold by "
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