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TIIF. ARGna THUBSDAT. DECEMBER 27, 1C34.
1 I'd' Matilda. It was a good torn yon did me when you told m mt Saata CUm Soap. It makes the clothes whiter than any other, 14 saTta time aad work. Mast. Yea, and It doe sot Injure the hands or the clothes. SANTA CLAUS SOAP. C:.i tj TI.I N. K. fKSKH CC:.:?AtiY, Cbicsso. You Can Make So more useful or acceptable HOLIDAY GIFT than a good Mackintosh. We hare a large Stock of Ladies, Misses, Gentle men! and Boys. Styles, Qualities and Prices will surely please you, and now is the time to make your selection. Our Hot Water Bottles Are the Best Made. Remember your horse and buy him a pood Rubber Cover. It will pay you. Everything in Rubber at the Rubber Store, pfene WILSON HAJGHT & CO. 20? Brady street, Davenport. RASMTJSSEN, FREE CO. FHOtOSDB. Have j nut received a beautiful lot of Gold Bow Knot Frames which are being given away with every order for their best Cabinet Photos. Remember that they make the finest work at lowest prices. For example, Cabinet Photos as low as Si per doz. And Three-quarter Life-Size Crayon Portraits at $1.50. Frame included. Don't entrust your valuable originals to strang ers. Bring them direct to the gallery, and save agents' commis sion. Don't delay if you want yonr portraits EASUUSSEN, FREE Co. DAVIS CO. aSATHU ASD TBKT1LATIKO IKQlKKEas. HAVE YOU SEES THE ; CAPITOL If Not, Why Not? Com aad see the Heater, and judge its merits yourself. Fifteen sold this sea son, and more going. Call for descrip tive circular. .112 and 1 14 W. 17th street. Telephone 1148. INSPECTOR AT BAY. Williams, of the Gotham Police Force, Faces GofT. k wrnrass who admits roranro, I Til MMi-wci PI WlXLIAtI EMIG The Fashionable Merchant Tailor Has the most replete line of new patterns in imported and domestic suitings in the city. 1707 SECOID AVEIUE. "BiTu RESTORE LOST VIGOR & Vrm im imrt. Will Vrao m orr mtk B.i4 wHh WaiTTBJI FiVAKAl .11 It Cm a.rm Debility, Leajerorxoal r-oaw in uki ki, I Imlnian KaMMi from mmf cans.. If b,Ih4. nek trmihlc Ini ' mmiiIim Wvltr.B.IR boa b ml, bn for SV. b r' ?7 S .r.r v a written mttnt to mi or xelKM ta. money. anar AAl USJUOMB OO. CtM.UMl.OkM. For bj T. II. Thomas, Druggist, sole agent, Sock Island, III. JOBS BCHaJTB, Proptletor. tttMsMmSttsM, CrpwSttS Tb tiz'.zzzt Wins. Ucaors. Beer ind Cissrs tv.n on Hsac Mtalwbtlatak tor Bis Km Km Bee Itatlea la etviag the Lie ta is Aenm, Ma Matter Whe They Arc. aad Ural to. Proatasly ta All Qi FMay Kxtrarta ft I ta Xrw Vobk, Dec 27. Xext to Superin tendent Byrnes Inspector Alexander Will iams is looked upon by the residents of this city as the man who knows every de tail in connection with the police depart ment In New York, and there was a large audience in the Lexow committee room to hear what the inspector had to say. Law yers, doctors, bankers, brokers, and men about town scrambled for scats to hear the f anion "Knight of the Club" and Inquis itor Guff cross foils in a wordy fencing match. During the early part of the pro ceedings former Ward man Sbalvey, who was Policeman Hassey's partner in the twelfth precinct, was examined, and he told about his collections of bribe money from saloonkeepers, proprietors of houses of ill fame, and policy shops, t laraeesor Wniaw sTaees Gob. 1 He accused Captains Webb (retired), Dohcrty, Eakins and Schultz of receiving the bribes. During Schultz' regime he said that the price on policy slops was raised 10 per cent, and that in nine months he paid over to Schultz about $4. 500. Detective Sergeants Phil Riley and James Von Grischten were called after re cess and they said they attended the races at Saratoga during their vacations and that they received money from the owners of the track for keeping "crooked persons' away from it, but denied ever having di vided money they got with any of the po lice officials in New York. Inspector Williams was then called and every one was cn tip-toe of expectations. He was dressed in full uniform, and seemed to be as unconcerned as if he wctc going to testify against an ordinary "drunk and disorderly. Deaouace Schmittberger as a Uar, In reply to Goff he said that he learned the tralc of ship carpenter, and previous to 16, when he joined the force, he had charge of shipyards in China and Japan. hen he left there he was worth from $15,Oi A) to fc.M.OuO, and had property in Japan. He accounted for his transactions in real estate and swore positively that he was never directly or indirectly con nected with the sale of Hollywood whis ky. The inspector had freqently been accused of having an interest in the com' pany which handled this brand of liquor, and it was stated that by displaying the company's sign in a prominent place the prjprietors of saloons were protected from arrest or annoyance for violation of the excise laws. W llhams denounced r-chmltt berger as a liar, and said he was prompt' ed to lie by a promise of immunity given by the Lexow committee. , -Tonetaf Wltaeas Tet He met GofT s attacks stubbornly and frequently aroused merriment by bis answers to several questions. After sev enty minutes of fencing GofT asked for an adjournment until this morning, and the majority of the spectators said that Wil liams was the 'toughest" witness that the investigator had met as yet. When the inspector took the witness stand he let his eyes roam around the room and finally fixed them on Goff. Then he told of his property holdings when ho joined the force, of his dock yard business and his questioner seemed a good deal interested in what property be had in (when he joined the force) and what he did with it. A FINANCIAL INQUISITION. Frcaeeator Coft Waats to Kaow Xach About William.' Money. Goff asked him: "You sold your Brook lyn house. How much did you get for It?" "I got .,00u. I can't remember 1 "What bank was the rest of your money in?" "It was not in any bank. It was in bills of exchange on English banks. "Did you cash them before vou joined the police force? 1 es." "What did you get lor them? Gold?" 'No, paper money. I got the face value of the bills." 'Where did you put that money?" "In a safe belonging to a man named Terry." "V ou can t tell the amount you depos ited with Mr, Terry? " "Between tla.OOO and -O.wA." If the money was in greenbacks they would not have been valuable. Gold was over SH0 then." "Yes, I got 2S3 or 385 for It." "Why did yon put it in tho safe?" "To preserve it from burglars and robbers." "And corrupt bank officials?'- cs.' "You have thought carefully over your evidence? ' "Well, not specially. I have thought over it." lnu remember Commissioner Mc Clave's and Commissioner Sheehan's tes timony?" "Yes, I read their evidence in the papers." " ou don t intend to refuse to disclose yonr affairs as some of yonr officials have done?" "I don't intend to criticise the opinions of my superiors," said the wit ness testily. "I do not say that the officials were su pcrior," said Goff. "Well, you mentioned Commissioners McClave and Sheehan. Getting down to the distillery business Goff asked if George Norton, an official of the concern, was not a thief and Will lams said no. Goff suggested that Norton father was a thief and Williams said "He was not. He kept a saloon at the corner of Dover and Water streets. George Norton often gave me information about thieves when I was captain of the Fourth precinct. "He was a stool-pigeon for you, then?" "He was not a stool-pigeon. Stool-pigeons are paid. He gave me Information as great many citizens do to the police. He gave my successor. Captain M urray , similar Information." "And you desired to assist him In busi ness? " "I never did so. "Did you hear of a memorial being pre sented to the legislature against interfer ence by the police in favor of Hollywood whisky'" "Xes." "And In faee of that memorial having been signed by reputable merchants and traders do yon say it was false?" "False as far as I am concerned." - During this portion of the witness tes timony Goff s temper appeared to be ris ing, while the Inspector- seemed deter mined to baffle the counsel s efforts. Williams knew man named Fleece, whisky dealer, ami Goff remarked: "He is a very good UOsmt" "I am glad to hear yon call any one a good fellow, Mr. Goff," said Williams. To the remark by Goff that there were a number of charges against the inspector. Williams replied that he thonght he had been charged with every offense on the calendar. In spite of that I feel rather healthy." He had been before the police board eighteen times, but had never vio lated the laws. Then he had to tell how much real estate he held and how much his wife held, when It was bought, and of other similar matters, and incidentally stated that evidence given by K Ireland that he had to pay KM" to him In 1S79 when be was In charge of the street clean ing squad for allowing Klrkland's books to be audited was a lie. There w no reason, he said, why the scow men, Rewclls and Perkins, should have testified against him and the mer chants and traders who signed the memo rial to toe legislature lied, perhaps unwit tingly, in fact perjured themselves. When asked if he had ever done any thing calculated to make Schmittberger injure him the inspector said he had helped the captain; sometimes a man hated those who had helped him. He had never done anything to stop gambling and other wickedness in his district bo canre he was occupied all the time in office work, bat he denied that he was cither negligent or Incompetent. Captain Schmittberger had reported to him that all the gambling houses were closed and he relied upon the captain's statement. This closed the hearing for the day. VANDALISM IN THE CAPITOL. Para Coawdaeat Beean at ta Bottom Boom Noted Urapradatloaa. WASHINGTON, Dec. S7. The senate end of the Capitol has been the sceno cf more or less vandalism! within the past few years. Less than a week ago some one entered the closets on the basement floor and broke several bowls, and Tuesday or Tuesday night the barber shop was robbed of all its portables in the way of razors and shears, while other articles were watonly destroyed. These acts have been of but very little consequence in themselves but they have created some apprehension in the mind of the executive officials of the senate, who fear that the vandals may next turn their attention to the valuable pictures and statue which adorn the building, or possi bly to the archives on file in various rooms, many of which could be reached with comparatively little effort by anyone who had once gained access to the building. Flection Crime Is Rampant. ST. Lor is, Dec ST. Tho grand jury has made its final report to Judge Ed munds, of the criminal court. The r.port Is, in its relation to the recent election, of a sensational character. In tho batch of 173 true bills returned over fifty are for election crimes, and included in these are indictments charging Sheriff -Kleet Henry Troll and his son Charles, who is a depu ty in Collector Seigcnhein's I office, with bribery. These two politicians, together with James Haggerty, of the house of del egates, were the most prominent against whom true bills were found. ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS. Explorers report having seen smoke and steam issuing from the crater of Mount Ranter. . A. K. Linderfelt, Milwaukee's default ing librarian, who embezzled $10,000 of the library funds, has been located In Paris. Harry I lay ward, eharged with Instigat ing Blixt to murder Miss Ging at Minne apolis, is alleged to have tried to bribe the sheriff to allow Blixt to commit sui cide. Postmaster A. Wallbatun, of Wall baum. Ills., has been arrested for paying debts with postage stamp in order to in crease his percentage from their sale. Andrew Carnegie has made a demand on the government to be reimbursed for the t",t0,'J00 fine imposed by the president in connection with the armor plate frauds. Obituary: At Meran, Austria, Banker Rudolph Nunnemacber, of Milwaukee, aged 4rt. At St. Louis, Colonel Sol Pal mer, 74. At Peoria, Mrs. Mary Ballanee Collins, 3. At Scranton, Pa., Thomas Cah ill. base ball manager, at At Osh kosh. Wis., Banker Daniel L. Libbey, 71. At Rockford, Ills., Henry B Evans. At Fairbury, Ills., Mrs. William Shedd, 8. At Covington, Ky., John Vastine. At Chester, KncUnd, Lady Henry Grosvenor. Mrs. Pbreiie Hearst, widjw of the Cali fornia senator, has presented the town of Lead, S. D-, wi:h a 1i0,wW library. The steamer Gucrli-y, from Port Mo rant, Jamaica, loaded with bananas for Philadelphia, narrowly escaped being swamped by a waterspout off Cape Hat- tcras. St. Lrtuis Demorrats have decided on a Lexow investigation. While Impersonating Santa Clans at Columbus, Ind., the cotton m the Kev. Gilbert Dobbs caught fire. Friends threw him to the floor, but the flames were not extinguished until he had been badly burned. Wlseoasia Teacbers ta Sefaloa. Mapisos, Dec S7. Wisconsin Teachers' association has opened in the forty-second annual meeting at the state capitol. The meeting was called to order by President R. B. Dudgeon, of Madison, but was turned over at once to President W. C Whitford, of Milton college, chairman of the conference on college admission re quirements. A number of papers was read. Mother's laflavaee. Who ess ererrtttmats Mr Fur good or evil it Is fu-rracbicg. Her Dane, the Int that fmll. from the lip. of tb prattling base. Is cftta tb. Ian whi- p-r of the eying tag. God bless oar Brath en! How important Una thtt they be shielded fromthnfe we.kfnicg disetee which loo ones wreck their con. titatiocs s-d render them wear iei, fretful tevsltdt, prBatanlf seed sad ambi tirmless. Dr. Pierce' Fin rl c Prcrripliea Las doer much to eaucclps-e women I .ora this thrall. dm and may be takes br the noC delicate wi h aVolnte oertaistjr of belcllt. For aarvl.c moth ers and all debil'ta:cd. or rac-dowa" woeaea, it l the BM effective rcator aire tonic to baild them np. To those abt to become mothers It i s priceless boon. It lessen the paias aad per ilr of ch Idbirth. .aortens labor, promotes the e cr.-tion nf an abundance of naorl hoent for the child tnd thortenc the per ot o! confinement. . , 1 -aa-.i lan,m-Vg3 far Intents and Children. pnOTHEnO, Do Vou Know p.. LM J Batman's Drops, Godfreys Cordial, many so-called Soothirig Frrups, aj tnoat revaedies tor chfidrea are eosspoaed of optera or tnorphiaef JSTw Fyo tAat jaaoatcontrtrVs qiiuxIaUsre pot rermittei to aii , aot permit any morTlcin to b giea your cll roe or roar phynlcUa kaow af what tt la compooed t Pa Taw Kwrtbat Caatoria Is a poreiy vegt table laeparaUoc, and that a La- . bottle f that Castorta Is tho aulptloa of tbe famous Dr.Kaarael rttdwr. That aa beeo in aoe for nearly thirty years, aad that save Castaria is no sold Uiaa af all other remedies t or caOdrea eomUaedt Pa Taw Kw that the Patent Office Drpartmeat of the retted etates, and Pa Tow other coaatrlea, bae haul I ecnpps I laja to Dr. Pitcher sad his aajigm to na tbs vrerd Cants, la aad its forasola, aad that So Imitate, taera la a atata rrln oftYo r Pa Taw TKsis that oae of One rtaa in for ermmiag thi aoiM umrtrt protoctiati as because Castoria had been prorea to be aTsaalateX Taarmleea? Pa Taw gnaw that 38 avarace doors of Castoria are fonisbrd f 35 of this perfect i arattia. roar cbOdrea may Pa Taw ks hapt wall, aad that you saay haws aabrokea rest f Wall, than trs ara worth kaowaag. They an Tho stgtwrwaf to mm mrwrr Children Cry fer Pitcher's Csstorla. T. F. BCSKE, President. JOHS JOEUS. Vice President. EUXKST WAGNTU. Sec tnd Trea- tTaea Baby was sick, we gave her Castorta, tChen she was a Child, she cried for CnsTorla, Wnea she became Kim, she chmg to Castorta, Then aba had ChOdraa, she gsvet Bay Bo Kilted the Women. J AMES To wx, X. Y, Dec 26. The ar rest of George W. Dopew on suspicion of being the murderer of Mrs. Win-slow Shearman and her daughter. Mrs. Clin ton, has caused great excitement here. Gr.e or two persons say that his appear ance corresponds with the discription of the image of the man seen in Mrs. Shear man s eye. Baw All af the World Be Wanted. Denver, Dec 27. Floyd McKay, the 15-year-old son of Clancy McKay, editor and proprietor of the Council Bluffs Globe, who ran away from home to "see the world," walked into a police station in this city very thinly clad and suffering from cold and hunger. He has seen enough and wants to go home. "Home Ran" IiatTc Is Bead. MOBILE, Ala., Dec. !7. Charles Ed ward Duffee, aged 28, died here of con sumption. He was known as "Home Run" Duffee. an ex-member of the St Louis Browns, of the National league and the American association, and also of the N ashlngton club of the National league. Boys Bart by aa Exalosloa. Richmond, Vs., Dec 87. Five white boys were terribly burned in a suburb of Richmond by an explosion of gun pow der. A firecracker was atciden tally thrown into the bouse containing the powder for use in a toy cannon.' Some may die from the injuries. The Wreak Caught the Englaeer. Tbi Dallas, Or., Dec 87. A wreck oc curred on the Oregon Railway and Navigation road's line, eight miles west of this city, in which Engineer Joe Reedy lost his life. A brake man forgot to turn a switch. No others were severely hurt. Three Koted Crooks Break Jail. Montgomery, Ala., Dec 27. Three noted burglars and all-round crooks have broken jail here. Their names are Thomas Mar tin, of Buffalo; Frank Leroy, of Brook lyn, and Thomas King (colored), of New York. Michigan Knight af the Gria. Grand Rapids, Mich., Doe. ST. The annual meeting of the Michigan Knights of the Grip began yesterday afternoon with a business session. The attendance will reach about 600 out of a membership in the state of upward of 1.WJ0. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. Plumbers, Steam and Gas Fitters. C:: l:li:3 Hutini ac, ?hz1::i Co. Hot Water Heating Beer Pumps llf-121 E. 17th St. Rock Island. CL Tel. No. 138S tola agent for the racsua. EXPECTANT f rcOTInZRO. W Ttiavt n Taiaawli fall tt.wm4Aw "MTRl rKIr NtV wbirb mkM child birtfa car tea fee withiat the iMrk of sail tare it aw wm. i ah. I di-m-p to ar ' per bottt. .Wtuv mt I , irmcoa, cgvnitnriu mmm iiaiifug. B TAKE reOTrtma BUT MOTHERS FRIEND. . . MU IV AXX, MrMtSTS. . . mrWrlt fnr tmnfe "TO Wll UIU" mIM 1 i fr. Titg Riitntu Krbi LATeatoal l w fi.nt.M ttiiai. c. I V1TALIS tL4t aV WCV A f J h f 1 a .aawaaaW &x lrt Dar. iaC JlVf a L J YITALIS SSt4 Vk m ORE AT FRENCH REMEDY Z&SZT rvwlneestas Ikorr BeeaMn ta M faTaaT Itaeta Caa Bara Toar Owe Boaao ha Colorado. LEADVILLE, Dee. S7. Justice P. M. Wall, in the case of the people versus Ryan for arson, has rendered a decision dismissing Ryan, and holding that there is no law in Colorado prohibiting a man from burning his own house. Alls CeaMat BVrak Her Lou ASGELE6, Cel., Dec. 27. Less than 1,000 people were in attendance at Agri cultural park to witness the attempt of Alix to break her record of 2:03 In this she failed, going the mile in 2:00 flat. aVeaar Aejrlaaa PANAMA, Dec 27. Venecoela advices state that the leper asylum in Nueva, Barcelona, has been burned down, but that 00 lives wete lost. Powertttliy and autcklr. Cures bea nil other uil 1 wnc men win regata their lost nunhiinS ana ola mm vitl recover their youthful vices by using VITAt-la. Itouteklvano anrelv ra tores Nervousness, Lrost Vitality, Inausracy, Niebtlf Emission.. Lnat Piivrr. ruiiw Mo. ery. Wasting Disrates, and all efleeu of self abase or excess and todiarrrtioa. Wards eC insanit and eonsurapuoa. Inalut on kavlag VITALIS, no other. Caa ho carried la vent K amu. vi.eo prr pecKare. or six C ea, awa a aaaltive arataa nniilil hi iw ST lofsM the am t. Oreiil.r free. Aedrai CALL BET IUI1I COaTAgl, " 1 1 . ta. Tor da at Bock Islaad kv Harper Boase rhar taary sod William Cleaoealn, Dnggiat, rn O s Eh J Q fit IWOX C rO KATftD CTDU TTU STATS LAW Rock hland Savings Bank, Kocb Isxavd, III. Opeadsfly rreoisa. w.taa. aaa4 Bataraay siasjagi frosaTsaf eckk. Five par oont later! paid on Deposit. Momy loaatxl om Pnsocal eol lateral ar Raal Estate aacarlty- f. L. ITOEXIX, rrest. t CMITaJUn.VicaTatn. 1 U BirOhD.Caiuw P. U L'tcaaU. F. C. paakauM. Joaa Crsbsaga. PMl afneheU. M.T. OaU, L. fnrao, B. W Ham. 1. . BUord. Jokn VoiaT iaomooa licasr. oulicaVM. Tnsai Jaly a.lfn. aad aceayy the sueflinl eoraerof nehsfl m Lraeal ara ssld-ai IOBM U. rAKIIHIV. buh a. rauio pnniBon a con Pointers and Decorators FAT3 IlirC13, GA2S31SSZS3. do. CZSF. tl9 lltwtwatt CU SOCS TST.AS3. ILL SEIVERS & ANDERdON CONTRACTOR and BUILDERS All kino of 1 Work Office and Shop 721 Twelfth .trert tofchMir anna o abort touca aad asUfacUoa gnsraatoad BUCK ISLAM t.W.i Teat Boaaansxa. B03EIIFIELD BROS. PBACTICAL Plumbero, Steam, Gao Fitters. om HcwUttc u Samlury nmtabUe. BaMtat Bock Island Nat, B.tik J. SPILGER, Contractor and Builder. Shop and Residence No. 8n Third avenue JOHN EOITOSKY, Carpsntor cad Builder, orncr. bo: tm sixth atestue, Ciop on VIm ttntt pQCX I8L1MD. C7 9Dz3 cca Uzprczz Line For Bu or BsfMM Lla. tphoa, n, u4 rou will reewt prompt atUaUok. a, . inn Cx Props.