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TUESDAY -THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS- -NOVEMBER 13, 1917
RUSH NEGRO OUT
OF CITY TO FOIL
Mi'-rlif Spirits (arier. SPlf.('onfrMd
Murderer of Vvtor JiIuK.
Away in Mailt.
TAKE ALL OR NONE
IS FARMERS' DEFY
ON NEW MILK PLAN
flop. HHMS FOK ACTION, III. PORT
C. E. Baker, secretary and treas
urer of Sturtevant & Baker, milk
dealers of this city, today said that
the company would be cble to supply
milk throughout the city despite, fee
charge, the refusal of the members
of the Rock Island and Henry County
Producers' association to ell milk to
Mr. Baker charged today that, he
Notilied It road way Presbyterian Board
i't His Acceptance of the
The hoard of Broadway Presbyte
rian church has received word that
Rev. John Metjown Stevenson, culled
to the pastorate last week, has ac
cepted the invitatiou and will as soon
PERSONAL POINTS 1
Jleiirliiir of I'lan of Angered f'itixrns
Major MoConoehie Gives Tip
Thai Prevent Hanging.
milling was narrowly averted
-k li hind last night . by the
ai Hon of the city and county
-iithortiiea In getting William Carter,
.Nct-i-n, and self-confessed murderer of
I'eiiT .Jidvek. out of town and beyond
t!,i' ; . ,i i ll id tlio angered citizens.
VV'T-I that, a number of men were
f.rr i.iri; a lynching party came to the
i,tr- " Mayor William McConochie
iiiriy l.ir-t evening He is said to have
immediately gotten Into communica
tion with the sheriff at the lattor's
j.ii,.-. Sheriff G. It. Richmond hur
n.'l diiwn to the county jail
urn! getting lils prisoner is re
P'lr'. il to have rushed out of town
In an automobile with him, where he
ri'Pi-iincd until he believed that it was
,if.' to return. Where the sheriff
!. .; ilv prisoner is not known, but
j! i understood to have been to a
neprby town. It is paid that the
Netri was returned to the county jail
Public Ffeliiift Bitter.
' mimp the murder of Jelvek, a rar
(!, liter ut Minneapolis, Minn., and em
i,,u' I'd m the construction work at
il,e arsenal, at. the Kberhart apart
ii e.,r- here a week ago. the public
! eel. itK against the Negro has been
. although no previous lyncn
lans had been reported.
attemp'ed to take to collection wag
ons off the -oun;.y ritte i.rd to op-1 a the transter can be made take up
c,li-'. i"i trtcu Jiimmilg oil lue mam i .v., ." '-uuei'1' . m.,ui tr..- ,'.:-
road. He said that fatwrr r on the gallon. Rev. Mr. Stevenson hopes to j "J" uu ""BO , Z
main road refused to t to the ftti be able to take up his work here thele been visiting for the past two
Mrs. George R. Smith of Milwaukee,
who has been visiting her neice, Mrs.
Neal Mikesell, 1001 Tenth street, for
the past week, left tor Chicago this
noon where she Will spend a few days.'
Mr. and Mrs. E.. H, Lerehen left for
their.home in New York City this
noon. They have been spending the
past two weeks at the home of G. S.
Entriken, 728 Fourteenth street.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Grotjan of
Buffalo, New York, left for their home
this noon after spending the last two
weeks at the home of Mrs. Arthur
Hansen, 1015 Twenty-first street.
The Misses Myrtle Van Atta, Agrtes
MOLTNER SHOOTS UP V
ROCK ISLAND SALOON ii
A. Ostrom, S3 years old, who litres
at. oia ruin avenue, motine, ana is I
employed on the night shift at the
Rock Island arsenal caused consid
erable of a disturbance in a saloon in
the east end of the city last evening
when he whipped forth a revolver and
proceeded to 6hoot up the place. For
tunately most of the bullets found
resting places in the ceiling and no
body was Injured. Ostroul Was sooti
under arrest and this morning was
sent to the county jail for 40 days od
the charge of carrying concealed
WORKERS MEET TO
FOR NEW CAMPAIGN
ELM STREET CAR AND '
COAL WAGON COLLIDE
unless it bought from all other mem-i
bers of the pro la assoWacinn trmi
it had been huying of. As the com
pany Is planning to discontinue city
delivery after tomorrow, it of course
would not consent to take the same
supply It has in the past and was com
pelled to secure the lacteal product
elsewhere. Mr. Baker said that farm
ers are feeding miik retailinng at 12
Cents a quart to pigs, as a result of
Ha also declared that while the de
livery wagons of the company would
be taken off in the city, the various
grocery stores would handle the com
pany's milk and that the wholesale
and retail business'would still be han
dled at the main plant, milk selling
there for 13 cents a quart.
Mr. Baker went on to say that un
der the plan the farmers have adopt
ed of selling to milk stations, there is
a possibility of the city ordinances be
ing violated, inasmuch as the milk
stations are likely unahle4o pasteur
ize the milk rfs require by the mu
first Sunday in December and will zl?es home, Mrs- Danle!
vtuiu, icu iino uwii iui viiii. cigu, wnere
they will spend a week with relatives.
Earl P. Wood, chief electrician on
".lSVs Thirtieth street,
otice make preparations to leave Gar-
iieiti, X. J., where he is now serving
as pastor of the First Presbyterian
The- congregation of Broadway
church feeis gratified that Rev. Mr.
Stevenson will be able to take up
the work here as he is considered
one of the strong men in the church,
full of enthusiasm and interest in his
CL-nrl.' T4u ina rf-r..j,.hfl tha lr"jt
church on numerous occasions, filling ' Mrs. Moe will make Rock Island their
the pastorate during the summer of
the kattleship Wyoming, is enjoying
a short furlough and visiting in tha
home of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. W.
A. R. Wood, 1500 Thirty-seventh
Mr. and Mrs. -John Moe of Wiscon
sin are guests in the home of R. 33.
Neal, 1612 Fourteenth street. Mr. and
1917 during the absence of the reg
Tor express call "Wiiltstn Trers,
Trt-Cltr Towel Supplv coo"ny.
R. L Clean Towel Setrke; phone
L I. 4476.
ri- .'ived word of the death ot his
m idiew. Owen Hiseins Kearns. which
nrred in H;in Francisco Oct. .!u.
'I i.e following is a newspaper clipping
ret ived by Mr. HifTgins:
uuen II. Kearns. one of the best
kioiwn railroad engineers on this dl-
is . .n of the Southern I'acilic, and for
17 years a resident of Roseville and
KerKlin. dicil very sudendly at the
l airiuount hospital In San Francisco
nrly Tuesday morning.
"The deceased left Roseville Satur
ii.il morning for the bay city, expect
ing to return here within a few days.
He and Mrs. Kearns had been located
fur the past months, where j Hellyar
Viiited States Postoffice, Rock
land, ill.. Nov. 13, 1917. Advertised
list -No. 40: Mary I). Allen, Mrs. H. R.
Applegate, W. H. Arkwright, Caleb
Airev, Clifford Anderson, Mrs. Joseph
Brawn, Mrs. h. R. Baker. Mrs. Walter
Bertschi, William Balliger, John Bul-
tram, James if. Buchanan, Jules Brus
sel. George Bechtel. E. M. Case,
Mrs. C. II. Claussen, Mrs. L. Clodfel
ter. Miss Lea Cook, C. A, Carlson,
Beaugard Cabbie, William Coon, Al
bert Conley, Spring Cary, James J.
Cody, C. E. Cameron. Cook Bros. Laun
dry company, Mr. and Mrs. William
Cunningham, Mrs. William Derrick,
Ernest Dixon. E. A. Davis, Miss Cl E.
Fldridge, Miss Cora Eldridge, Mrs.
Ch. Eaton, Ooree Fisher, William Pais
ley, Charley Frcund, E. C. Fuller,
Emil Felston, .Mrs. Fay Greeg, Mrs.
Fred Gilmore, Miss E. Gibson. Mrs.
Harrv Gallowav, O. A. Gwaltney.
George Gillenwater, Mrs. Fanny Hoop
er, Mrs. K. K. Huffman. Lottie Hill,
Mrs. Lillian Hudson. Mrs. Harriet
Hughes, Stella Hanson, Mrs. A. ).
Hall rum. A. Henschne. Walter Hol
sing'er. Claude Houcb, F. Hanson, C.
F'Yeii Hubler, Lauris harri-
A special convocation of Rock Is
land chapter, No. 18, Royal Arch Ma
sons, will be held this evening at 7:Ju
at Masonic temple for the purpose of
conferring the mark master degree.
First degree work was conferred at
the meeting ot Rock Island lodge No.
IS, I. O. O. F., last evening. Delegates
are to leave Saturday for Springfield
to attend the meeting of the grand
lodge. J. A. Reid will represent Rock
Island lodge; Thbmas McLean; Ueal
lodge; and Peter Mejerle, Rock Is
Members of Rock Island command
erv. No.' IS, Knights Templar, held a'
s ated conclave last night at Masonic
temple. A class will be given the
Templar degree within the next few
HOLD SERIES OF MEETINGS.
A series of meetings are being con
ducted this week at the Colored Meth
odist church by the. evangelist, Elder
H. H. Goodwin. All are invited to at
tend these meetings. Services will ba
held all day Sunday.
Dr. Charles P. Simpsell, 742 Twepty
second street, left this noon for Ash
land, Ohio, where he -will attend the
funeral of his sister. Miss Josephine
Sampsell, who passed away Monday
Mrs. W. F. Gilmore of Dubuque,
Iowa, who has been visiting Mrs. E.
Starr, 606 Twenty-third street, left
Monday afternoon for Chicago.
"Bodie" Andrews, who played with
Notre Dame Saturday, was in Rock Is
land Sunday and Monday visiting his
Mrs. ,M. A. Wilcox, who has been
visiting her son, O. E, Wilcox, 209
Tenth street, left last evening for her
home in Savanna, III.
Charles J. MacGowan, 1502 Twenty-
fifth street, is in Buffalo, N. Y., where
he is attending & meeting of the
American Federation of Labor.
Clarence R. Nelson, formerly em
ployed as bookkeeper at the M. & K.,
now in United States service at Camp
Dodge, is viBiting friends in the city.
G. H. Roberts, 3414 Eleventh street,
has returned from a business trip to
(Special to The Argus.)
Joy, 111., Nov. 13.Millersburg town
ship in Mercer eounty raised over
$1,000 in the drive for the Y, M. C. A.
war fund.' The quota for this town
ship was $775. Thirty-eight persons
in teams of two made the canvass,
A coal wagon, driven by X. P. KI--- ;
11 1 ridge. 2.S54 Seventh avenue, was hit
f)rnirf niw.n.ti tn the'! ' an Elm street car at 7 o'clock last -
Uls.OOO quota of the national $a:
000,000 war fund'of the Young Men's
Christian association will be starttjd
evrmng. Elndge was thrown from the
wagon but only received a .slight
wrench of the'-bark, which will not
at 8 o'clock tomorrow morning whcniP roia wora.
17 teams will begin canvassing. ! - "i1?? Is be't paired on
The teams met at the Rock isUndlThmieth street, between Eleveatn and
c'.ith t lunchonn at nn td i o and ' Tenth avenues, and It is neces-
committee; O. J.
sary for all southbound traffic to take
the opposite side of the road. An .
of the local Y. and F. W. Bender, see-!3"10"10 .e WKnoul wmn w
retary of the Chamber of Commerce, i a!",a'1 of, ,hc wagon drh-en by El
instructing the workers upon details ! ridge ami as the machine turned out
ot the campaign. R.a,!loT lhe f P ,lr. to pass the
wnrker. -pin innM, t ,h ,h:h tn. ' 'S'-tt lights blinded the motonnan
morrow noon when first reports on
the campaign will be made.
NORMAL TEAM WILL
! and made it itnpossib for him to see
j the approaching wagon uutU it was
too late to stop the car.
j A bridge line car. loaded to the
ibrim, stopped at the transfer point
FIGHT AT ROCKPORD on ,he arselia-- The car Was carrying
" w" i so many passengers that it was im-
- ' possible for anothei person to board.
Bloomington, 111,, Nov. 13.- Uni-: Some would-be comedian in the crowd
versity high of Normal, whose football waiting for a car pulled the trolley
team has not lost a single game this; off the car and then ran. Ha did not
season will meet Rockford high at gel very far when he was Caught and
Roekford on Thanksgiving day, . for : forced to tell his name. He was told
the state championship, according to , he would hear from somebody very
an announcement made here today by j shortly on a charge ot disorderly con
Arthur R, Williams, director of ath-fduct. x -
letlcs at the Normal institution.
Six schools were bidding for the
game with University high but the of
fer made by Rockford proved the
Licensed To Wed
Matt Zmyslony. . .Pleasant Plain, Iowa
Mrs. Frances Milozka ...,;Moline
Ralph E. Nimerick.East St. Louis, Mo.
Martha M. May , Mollne
IIAS HtBBY NABBED.
Sylvester McEacheran was arrested
last night on the complaint of his wife
and deposited in the police station for
the night on the charge of disorderly
conduct. He was arraigned befpre
Magistrate C. J. Smith this morning
and his case continued to Thursday,
KELLY IS BOUND OYER.
James Kelly, a dishwasher at Har
ry's cafe, 217 Seventeenth street, was
bound over to the grand 1ury this
morning in police Court on the charge
of larceny. It is charged by Harry
Frledeman, proprietor of the place
that the man stole smoking tobacco
and cigarets to the value of three or
AGED DOCTOR PASSES.
NOISE O "BONES" ALL
NIGHT; COULDN'T REST
East SL Louis, Ilk, Nov. 13. Testi
mony as to immoral conditions in Eastv
St. Louis was given before the con- V
Keokuk, Iowa, Nov. 13. Dr. Jacob j gressional riot investigating commlt-
Cullen Barr, a surgeon major in the
Civil war, said to he one of the first
graduates ot the University of Cin
cinnati and amqng the oldest register
ed physicians of Illinois, died at his
home here-today. He formerly lived at
"PEEPER" IS ARRESTED.
"Jack the Peeper" was arrested last
night in the person ot Harry Cordell,
25 years old, whose home is in St.
Clair county. Th youth was observed
peeping in a window at 2213 Sixth ave
nue, last night.
He is held on a disorderly conduct
charge and in police court this morn
ing his case was continued to Nov. 22.
. I0G AIR FLIGHT.
Dallas, Texas, Nov. 13. Lieutenant
John M. Foote of. the Tfflrty-eighth
aero squadron and H. W. Blakeley,
civilian, flying from Chicago to San
Antonio, left here this morning, going
south. ' They arrived in Dallas late
tee today by W. A. Miller, manager of
the East St. Louis Railroad Y. M. C A.
lie said the Y. M. C. A. building waa
surrounded by saloons and immoral
women and that a dice game was op
erated all night at a hotel next door.
The noise at the hotel was so great, he
said, that men in the Y. M. C. A. build
ing could not sleep. "
HIT BY ACTO.
Charles Martin Of Davenport was
struck by an automobile on Third
avenue and Twenty-first street last
night and rendered unconscious. He
Their actual flying time j was removed to St. Anthony's hospital,
trom Ctncago to this city was eight
hours ajid eight minutes.
JURY COULDN'T AGREE.
Charlottsville, Va., Nov. 13. The
jury in the case of S. Dabney Cren
shaw IV., charged with setting fire to
the University of Virginia chemical
laboratory to hide the theft of about
$2,500 worth of platinum, failed to
agree on a verdict today and was dis
charged. The jury stood five for ac
quittal and seven for five years' penalty.
where his condition is much Improved
today. He received minor scalp
wounds. Dr. Joseph DeSllva attended
WOM.tS ASKS DIVORCE.
Mrs. Ella Hinze has brought suit
for divorce from Paul H. Hinze, charg
ing him with cruelty. She asks that
her maiden name, Ella Wille, be re
stored. According to the bill the
parties to the suit were married Oct,
7, 1910. and lived together until Nov.
Stort Ot Qmifjj C
it? ceased hail been rendering mvaiua-; son carl Holle, Frank Hummel, Fred
1';. n'id on the grievance committee of m-1'on, Mrs. Walter Jacobs, Andrew
the Brotherhood of Locomotive En-; Johnson, Aron Johnson, Miss Anna
cite ers, and hail been one of the main j Krantz, Miss E. Krone, Jr., Miss Opal
labors in bringing about an amicable ; Kenyon, Henry Kuho, G. Keoster.
.mronnier.t between the railway em-! Mrs. Marv Gibson Lieurance, W. F.
p, r.ves and their employers, ins worn ,,uag .Thomas Lions. Gilliru Moor,
111-113 W. Second St, Davtrt, U.
was. tii.isin'il aii't it was tne purpose oi ;
bring ing Mrs. Kearns to tiicir home in!
thi city that he had journeyed to Sai i
"Taken suddenly with an attack of;
Iiiu'iiiiinniii, his death resulted within I
;i lew hours of the attayji. His death!
M.i- a shock to the people of this-
itv. ;iml especially to his fellow work- i
itn'ti, with whom he was most popu-1
"T!w deceased was 41 years, 10'
'"ui! of age, and was a member of'
H. .if I.. No. 415. and had been lo-
ii i h.iiriniiii of that division for 1Z .
ve,,!s. He was also a member of the!
i;r.i'.s Valley lodge of Elks. He is sur- j
v.wd by ,i wile and one son. Funeral!
-'"-. ;. es were held in San Francisco.
.;! :t'i'iHled by n large number of b!s;
U I'-nds from Roseville." j
" '!" deceased was born in Sheffield,
'.':!. haling lived there the earlier,
of his life, atid his many friends i
n 'hat coimimnil v and also this city.1
!" be grieved to hear of the sad
Miss Earl Moore, Miss Mary Miller, '
Louise Miller, E. H. Mensching, S. H.;
McBride, George Masters, Sam Mus- i
kavat. Henry .Morse, Harry Maurath, i
Win Miller. McConlley Asphalt com- ;
panv, C. MeCausland, Mrs. M. E. Nich-
ois. Mrs. M. Overperh, C. A. Ohman, j
V'ulfer Mueller, Agnes Pennington,;
William Paul, P. Peterson, William j
Powell, Mrs. A. J. Quaid, Mrs. Charles
Rage. Charles Rink, Miss Klnm Sny-j
r v u . m
ii ! -r vt. a, -
ij , i f 7
I'lidih ,J. A lies.
lali J. Ailes. ngoil 75 years. 559
i -ill '. --third street, died at his home :
t !' !!,i o'cimk this morning follow-!
'"e an t xtciidi 'I illness. Tuberculosis j
a - t he cause of his death.
He wa horn in the eastern part o! i
' and when a small child his par- j
i.iuie es'. settling in Viola,
v.hore h( resiled the greater part oi
ii; !i;c. Ho. came to this city two
ai-s ago .Mr. Ailes was a prominent
ie 'dint of Viola and was engaged in
s"mc mason work until three years
ag", when he had to reiire from ac
'!' work on account of his health,
ile was united in marriage to Miss
Tlniesa Wolivcr. Besides his wife he
-iiivived by four sons, John and
K!::,,r of this citv. Frank. Huston, i
der, Ed M. Swisher, K. D. Summers
Carl Schwede. Rev. II. Swanson, Reu-1
ben Stevenson, Herbert Stevens, Hen- j
ry Sohatterman, J. J. Shields, Miss
Elsie Tracy, Mrs. Harry TiDsley. Mrs.!
O. E. Thurman, Mrs. Emma Taylor,!
Mrs. Jennie Tracy (2), Broolcfield j
Taughlcn, Al Thompson, Mrs. Francis j
Von Heln, Mrs. Weber, 422 John ave-;
nue. Miss k; Willaker, Pearl Webster,
C. 1). Wall, H. C. Wilson, Frank Wab-,
J K. Whitman, Richard White, P. I
Williams, A. Youngblood ("), Mrs. ('.
L. Jackson. Foreign: Herman Hirsch, I
HARRV P. SIMPSON, j
is, and Ralph, who is in the United I ,plve(j "slight
SERVICES AT RES I E .MISSION.
John Keating will give the second j
of the series of bible studies this even-;
ing at the Rescue Mission. Tomorrow ;
evening Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Davis
wil be in charge. Thursday evening '
Fred Daniels will speak. Friday even-j
ing Dick Shipman will be in charge)
'and Saturday evening Rev. J. C Or-;
j anger w ill conduct the class in bible j
ARSENAL TKIITEK DAMAGED, j
At 4 o'clock this morning an arse
nal street car, which carries the night
shift of men to their homes, struck
a government gun carriage which had
been left slpi'd!?" across the tracKS
on the arsenal The car was oeeu-
A onlv bv Motorman Choau, who
news ai! the time The
frtdoiuoi H'HT in r 'n ilium b ai
Males army at tamp i,ogan. leS?Mfrom flying glass and a sprained knee.
ci i imir uaugiiiers. .nis. .iiiiimii " i.-
sine. Peoria. Mrs. Ella Tulk. Eva. and
'a pic, Kt home, and a sister, Mrs.'
TiHie MeFarlaml, of Aledo, and a
brother. Frank AiliM.
The funeral services probably will
l"i held on Thursday morning at the
lionie. The body will be taken to
Viola for burial.
Funeral of Lawrence Johnson.
The funeral of Lawrence William
.! )iin.-on was held at 2 o'clock at the
home. 1007 Fourth street, and at 2:30
o'clock this afternoon at the Swedish
Lutheran church, with services con
ducted by Rev. Karl A. Nilsson. In
'erment was in Chippiannoek ceme
tery. Feat lodge of Odd Fellows had
charge of the services at the home.
NAB NEGRO WITH GIN.
James Wicks. Negro of Des Moines,
Iowa, was arrested last night by Dep
uty Sheriff Jess Hunua at Tenth street
ami Fourth avenue, after the black
"tnplained that he had been slugged
and nourished a big revolver. Wicks
was given a hearing in police court
this morning on the charge of carrying
concealed weapons. His case was con
tinued to Nov. 22 Bnd his bond placed
ft jg., I
MKS. READE WEAKER.
The condition of Mrs. Merle Reade.
t'"01i Third avenue, who drank poi
son with suicidal intent, is reported
he critical today, and-the attending
physician holds out little hope of re-tuv-ry.
ske is t St.. Antliony's ho-
pan ii , .v.-.
Drivo them out with Sloan's
Liniment, the quick-acting,
soothing liniment that penetrate
without rubbing and relieves the
pain. So much cleaner than
mussy plasters or ointments; it
does not stain the skin or cloe
the pores. Always have a bottle
in the house faf the aches and
pains of rheumatUm, gout, lum
bago, strains, sprains, stiff joints
and all muscle soreness.
Ceiwtoo- -in bottle- ut ill irujgi-t-
rear Vjoat oe
Last Week a Special Trip Was Made to New York to Buy Coats
.Our buyer bad Instruction to nny wonderful coats at a saving. pTery effort was
nsed f ceon!plIsh this. Th right eoats were bought from right manufacturers BUT
FAR BELDW THE REGULAR PRICES.
In addition to this savintr effected in bajimf we hare cnt our own profit to make
doubly sure that tills will bo the greatest coat selling week this store has ever
There's a Coat tor Every Woman
in the Tri-Cities Here Tomorrow
These are not ordinary coats. The styles will not be found in other
stores. They are not duplicated elsewhere. We bought them from manufac- ?
turers who are not represented , in the west. I hey represent the newest modes "fan
-l - - " ll
Our Reputation tor Value-Giving
Is At Stake in This Campaign
We quote four prices in which we have put the most, effort that these
prices might stand out as the greatest values obtainable.
At $23.85 Coats that were made to sell and are selling at $30 and $35.
At $28.95 Coats that would ordinarily sell at $35 to $45.
At $39.50 Coats that are selling at $50 and $55.
At $49.50 Coats that you would have to pay $65 to $75 for. -
There are not only beautiful models in excellent all wool broadcloths
pom pom, Boliva, silvertone, velour, but there are fine? plushes and seal
plushes. Many are trimmed with genuine skunk, Australian opossum- Hud
son seal and other fine furs. They come in remarkable new shades.
We consider this such a wonderful coat opportunity that
we have givenup every window to display these super-values
I W here Fashion 'Reigns