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THE ARGUS. THUKSDAT; OCTOBE K
1 1891. . 5
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J. E. REIDY,
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Hocpe's Tailor Shop.
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""liber of hoasea will be
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axes to Pay Until 1893.
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&20. F. ROTH,
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.THE TRUNK MYSTERY.
An Elain Pap?r's Version of Con
vict Pan ton's Escape.
Hew the totraage Boxes Were thlp.
pd to Rork In and o Tiace
of Then Yet.
Tbe Elgin Co irier has tbe following
details c f the esmpe from the insane hos
pital there of this insane coLVict, George
Panton. an account of whose shipment to
Rock Islar.d in t hnz or trunk appeared
ia yetterdaj' A aGTjs:
A mysterious occurrence on Sunday,
viewed in connection with another event
of the same day, seems to indicate a well
devised and successful plan to allow an
insane murderer to escape from tbe coun
try. Sunday afterroon two men called iip
on aaE'gin (xrressman and esked him
if they could hiie a te m and driver to
take some goodH to the m dnight train.
The expresfmtn tchl them he could
irovide theoutf t, and asked th m where
i hey desired he team sent. The men.
who wtreunknc wn to him, told him to
ntver mind where, tbey wou'.d tell him
when they came for the wagon.
The men retimed at 8 30 aad tbe
driver of the wagon bad juttome in and
not been to supper. He asked the men
if tbey were in h hurry, and as they were
not be went to f-uppcr and left tbtm to
await bis return.
When he cane back they cot in tbe
wagon with hint and directed him to drive
to South Elgin.
The men told him to drive to a barn in
the west end of the village, which tbev
entered, and sh wed the driver tbe bag
gage to be removed to tbe depot. It
consisted of tw boxes and a trunk. One
of tbe boxes wis a l&ree one and to this
tbe driver first directed his attention . He
went up to it and was about to take bold
of it to roll it t ) the wiiGfon, when be was
stopped by the two men who told him
not to touch it. tbey would load it.
They took of the box very carefully,
one at each enc, and as carefully placed
it in the wngon without turning U about
in any way.
They were ci.reless as to bow the trunk
and other box were bandied and made no
remonstrance against their being Tolled
about. The t'vo men were here joined
by a won an wbo was veiled and who ac-ci-mpanied
tbera upon their return trio to
Elgin. Tbey drove to the Milwaukee
depot and there purchased lichen to Rorfc
Island. Here tbey met with some d ffi
culty. The box which the men had so
carefully loaded tbey a9 carefully took
from tbe wagon and would aUow no one
to touch save t imsclves. Tbey des-ired
it checked, but 250 pounds is the limit of
checkable bxggage and the box was found
to weicb 3 JO pounds.
There is one diss of ba-rgage.however,
which may excred S50 pounds and that
is hunters' enpihes. The two men were
dressed In ebo tine costumes and each
carried a gun and tbey finally induced
il.e baggageman to check the box to
Their care ff r : heir prtclous box did
not end here and tbe men themselves
carefully place! it in tbe baggage car. al
ways looklne out that it was kept right
side up. Th-y were asked at the depot
what tbe box contained to make itso
beavy and tbey said that part of its con
tents was lead; that they were going on
a bunting exdition and would make
tbeir own bullets.
Tbe party boarded tbe train for Rock
Island. Tne men were unknown to all
who saw them. One was a large man.
fully six feet tll and beavy. weighing
probably 200 pounds. He was of a dark
complexion an J bad a black mustache.
The other mm was shorter, probably five
feet eight inches, and was also heivy set.
Tbe woman wus closely veiled, and so
could not be rt cognized
When the story of George Panton'e
escape from tte insane asylum on Sunday
morning, and its mystericus accomplish
meat, became noised about, tbe express
man becan to ponder over tbe matter and
came to the ct nclusion the two might
have some cot neclion. He accordingly
informed tbe cit marshal. This theory
is Eenerallv agreed with. It is quite pos
sible the two strangers were the confed
erates who aided Pan ton to escape from
bis place of cenfinement and it is also
quite possible tbe large box wbicb was so
carefully bandied bad lor its conienis
nothing less tban Panton himself, who
was in this manner taken out or tne state.
The stranee conduct of the men and tbe
careful guard tbey placed over this par
ticular box would indicate something un
If Panton is beyond tbe limits of tbe
state it will cause a feeling of relief to
many wbo kne w bis revengeful nature
It is known he threatened vengeance
aeainst some c f tbe witnesses wbo testi
fied against bis in his trial for the murder
of Smith, and these people would rest
easier if tbey thought at least tbe width
of the state divided tbem.
So far Chief Miller, of the Rock Island
police, has learned nothing further con
cerning the mysterious boxes after leav
ing Rock Ialatd.
A large nun her of people attended tbe
prayer meeting at tbe U. P. cnursh last
nigbt to bear Ex-Rabbi Freuder. His
talk was yery nteresting. lie began by
quoting from Komans:
"I am not aeha sed of the poepel of Chriet, for
It la the power ol God onto salvation to the Jew
Brat and alee to tie Gentile."
Then he said, why should any Jew be
ashamed of CI rial? It is from the Jews
that we have received the scriptures, the
knowledge of i he true God. and the Christ
who is the fulfilment and culmination of
the religion tLat began with Abraham
and came down through the prophets.
He then gae an account of how he had
been led to ac:ept Ctristianity. It was
first by investigating the claims of Juda
ism, then of U.e Christians; that the old
testament had its fulfillment in Jesus of
Xazaretb. All these and many other
lines of investigation led him to tbe con
clusion that Carist and Christianity are
true and be now accepted Jesus with all
his heart as tl e Messiah, the divine Sav
JOINED FOR LIFE.
Fre4 la. yd M Him Km an a Thlete
Made One at the Bride'a Home la
Davenport La.t Evening
At the bone of the bride, corner nf
Perryand Fifteenth streets, Davenport.
last evening, occurred tbe marriage of
Fred Lloyd, of this citv. and Misa Emm
Thiele, Rev. J B Little, of the First
Presbyterian cbutch. that citv. nfflointincT.
It was a quiet wedding, only relatives and
intimate friends being present. An
elaborate wedaing feast followed the cer
emony, snd Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd were re-
cipietU of - many beautiful and useful
wedding gifts as tokens of regard and
esteem from appreciative friends.
The happy couple left last evenioe for
CbioHgo and the east, intending to isit
relatives and frierds, returning Oct. 25.
after which they will be at homtoverl806
Tceroomis one of Rock Island's
foremost and most prosperous business
men, being , memb r of the hat and
men's furuishit g goods house of Lloyd &
Stewart. His bride is one of Davenport's
most ensured and admired young ladies.
and Mr. LI' yd has further evinced his
unmistakable good taste in bis choice of a
Albert Bleuer and Miss Ella Anderson
were united in marriage at the First M.E.
paraonage last evening by Rev. F. W.
Merrill. The happy and ponular coup'e
have many good wishes in their new relations.
Anoth.r X w lndnlrj-.
Rock Island stands an excellent show
of getting another new industry. At the
last meeting ot the Citizens' Improvement
association a representative of a brass
factory in a neighboring city was present
and give an intelligent and interesting
statement of the industry he represents,
and the conditions under which Rock
Island could secure it Since then a
number of members of the association
have been using every effort to secure
this industry for Rock LUnd. Secre
tary S W Searle and Chairman W. B.
Ferguson, of the manufacturers' commit
tee, have been particularly energetic in
this direction. List niut a meeting of
tbe association was held and the repre
sentative of tbe industry again made a
highly satisfactory explanatory statement.
A number of our representative citizens
have taken interest in the milter and are
working on it today. A number of avail
able sites haye been offered. The in
dustry desires a capital stock of 50,000,
and will bring to Rock Island 40 families
of as many skilled workmen, and em
ploy in all 100 men.
Improving tne Schools.
County Superintendent of Schools
C. B. Marshall has been devoting his
energies of late to an effort to revise the
course of study in the public schools in
tbe rural districts, and establish a system
of uniform text books similar to that ob
served in tbe city schools. The country
cchools of Rock Island county now have
something like a dozen different kinds of
books and Mr, Marshall's plan will
systematize tbe matter and ought to be
very popular with the patrons of the
country school. A meeting of school
diiectora representing each township in
tbe county was held at Mr. Marshall's
office this afternoon to consider the mat
ter. Crap Figures.
Crop Correspondent Campbell's report
to tbe department of agriculture for Sep
tember, places the average yield of wheat
per acre in 1891, 20 bushels; the average
quality (100 representing the high me
dium grade), 100; the average yield of
rye, 18 bushels, quality 95; average yield
of oats 33 bushels, average quality 80;
the average condition of corn Ost 1, 100;
average condition of potatoes 110.
Ia his comments Mr. Campbell states
that rain is badly needed. Pastures are
drying up and wells are filling. Corn
is beyond the reach of frost and will yield
a big cropj
Louis Mangold was fined 13 and costs
by Magistrate WIvill this morning for at
tempting to play into the coroner's hands
by going to sleep on the C, B. & Q.
railroad tracks last night, in which con
dition Officer Carlson found him and
escorted him to tbe armory.
Frank Irwin was fined $5 and costs by
Magistrate Wivill this morning for intoxt
Charles Fisher was fined 13 and coats
by Magistrate Wiyill this morning for
talking back to F. C. Hoppein a dispute
over the charges on some repair work
which Mr. Fisher had left in Mr. Hoppe'i
Call on E. B. McKown for hard wood
and soft coal. Telephone 1.198.
The Trial of Joseph Rosenfleld's
Assailant in the Circuit Court
Jtre Mnalth Inatraeta the Jtry 1
Find the Defendant Xt Uailty
Tbe Evidence Submitted by
The trial of Milton Col well, the colored
teamster of Moline, indicted for cutting
Joseph Rosenfield. of Rock Island, at the
picnic in Davenport's pasture east of Mo
line on Laber day, was begun yesterday
in the circuit court.
Much trouble was had in securing a
jury, and the questions put to would-be
jurors by Mr. Meese, who conducted the
defense, wou'd indicate that, in his opin
ion, church influences were at ork to
secure a conviction of the defendant be
cause the prosecuting witness is a Catho
lic. A jury was fiaally empanneled at
4 o'clock cotsisting of: W. N. Killian,
Gottlieb Weiss. Henry Frels, G. W. An
son, A Bigelow, Samuel MofBc. G. W.
Spi"k1e-, Andrew Finley, Alhert Kller,
Fred Peterson. William Beatty and W. B.
Cook, and at the adjournment last even
ing tbe people's evidence was almost all
In brief, the eye witnesses except the
prosecution, substantially agreed that
Rosen field was under the influence of
liquor, that be poured a glass or a portion
of a glass cf beer down his neck and that
he struck or attempted to strike. Col well
before tbe latter cut him. Rosenfield
denied that he was drunk, but admitted
tak'ngadiz-n beers and four or five
whiskies during the day; denied at
tempting to pick a quarrel with Colwell
earlier in tbe afternoon or of pouring
beer upon him; denied striking Uim tit all,
except tosMbly after be was cut.
Dr. G. E. Merryman, who saw Rosen
field just after the occurrence, testified as
to the three wounds in his back, on bis
band and tbe more serious one on his
breast, pemtralicg to his lunv. He saw
bim tbe n xt ?ay after the occurrence at
his hnme in R ck Inland when RnsenSe'.d
was sitting up, but did not treat him.
Thomas McLarnan. John Reeder acd
Charles Thomas, were the onl" witnesses
called fr the people this morning, and
their evidence was substantially that of
of the other eye witnesses, and with- this
proof the prosecution rested tbeir case.
Xels Peterson was the first witness for
the defense. He was a special policeman
Labor day, and in tbe afternoon, seeing
Rosenfield bothering Colwel', told the
former to leave him alone, which he
promised to do. SiW nothing of the
Tbe defendant then took tbe stand and
told the story of the affray. He said be
went to tbe grounds in the afternoon and
tboagh never having seen Rosenfield be
fore, tbe latter took him by tbe collar and
shook bim calling bim vile names; that
tbe special police interfered and got wit
ness out ot tbe crowd; that witness went
and visited with some friends and on his
way to bis home as be was passing
through the grounds, Rosenfield poured a
glass of beer down bis neck and imme
diately commenced striking him, that
after striking bim twice, the crowd clos
ing in around tbem and s.eing no way
ot escape, s Roaecfield came at bim
again be cut him and as be came at him
a second and third time he cut him twice
more. He denied having his knife open
in bis pocket, but said be opened it as
Ro'en field was omiog at him.
F. W. Calkins. Jr., Charles Post and
Dell Heck, eye witnesses to the assault,
corroborated tbe statements of tbe de
fendant as to what occurred just at tbe
time of the fracas, although the last
named did not see Roecfi 11 pour any
beer on Colwell, and at this point tbe
case was adjourned until 2 o'clock.'
Judge Smith this afternoon instructed
tbe jury to return a verdict of not guilty.
In the meantime William SIcEniry,
counsel for tbe prosecutor, h-.d by instruc
tions from his client, withdrawn from tbe
I have a large number of old
fashioned whisky glasses, hold
ing on an average one-third as
much as a plain half pint tum
bler,. The demand for common
jelly glasses is eo for in excess
of the visible supply that I
have concluded to offer these
tumblers, assorted, at 25 cents
a dozen, while they last. They
are of the very best glass,
highly polished, UBeful In many
ways after they are emptied.
Q. M. Looslet.
CHMU, OLASS AID LAMF8,
MOV Second Avenue,
Highest of all in Leavening Power. IT. S. Gov't Report, Aug. 17, 1889.
JAHNS & BERTELSEN 1
Tinware And Hgtjsk Furnishing Goods.
1612 second avenue.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
: NEW GOODS :
jOdk eas'es, something new.
Jrape tissue paper is used for all kinds
of fancy work.
Ye now have a large stock
o. 9 drawing books.
Can't mention them all. Come and see
Watch for our
GEORGE H. KINGSBURY,
1703, 1705 Second Ave. Telephone 1216.
Chamber Suits, Side Boards,
Hall Stands, Parlor Suits,
A fine Line in the Newest Styles, the best
Assortment Ever Shown at Lowest Prices.
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT,
1811 and 1813, Second Avenue, KOCK ISLAND.
You Can't do Without:
Dr. McKann's CeleliratBil CottghSyn
The very best proration made for Cooghf. Colda, Broncnitle, and aU lorg and
CURES LIKE MAGIC !
Good alike for children and ada'.ts. Two aizee 10 and 25c.
Thomas' Celebrated Kidney and Liver PILLS.
Tbeee pills are fit taking the place of tbe more expensive remedies for all kidney and
"V7"H" "V? Becasee they are easier to Uke. cheaper In pr'ce and give tetter
" -- -- - r cults.
.Give them a trial. TTone equal them. Tbe proprietor will forward them to axy address by
maij, on receipt ot price. C5 centa a bottle. Hide only by
T. H. THOMAS,
Rock Ieland III.
- Special Shoe Sale -
300 Pair Men's Shoes,
250 Pair Ladies' Shoes;
REGARDLESS OF COST
Men's Tan Colored Shoes,
Ladies' Hand Turn Shoes,
Ladies' Hand Turn Shoes,
Ladies Hand Turn Shoes,
Regular Price S3. 00; reduced to f3 85-
'8.504 00; 2 75
6.005 50; " " 3.75
" - 4 00; " . " 2 89
" " 2 50; " - " 1.75
" 8 00; " 8 25
" " 8 50; ' "2 75
" " 4 50: " " 3 25
Remember there is only a limited amout of tbe above bargains, ao come early.
Central Shoe Store,
1818 Second Avenue.
Elm Street Store,
2929 Fifth Arena