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THE ANGUS. TUESDAY. OCTOBER no, moo.
Striking Out oi Mrs. Beam's Tes
timony Necessitates Recall
IN THE MACKIN WILL CASE
Question of Ten Pages Met by Objec
tion of Like Length Would File
change In the books, and it" material!
increase in the number of registered!
voters. This was the last day oi reg
titration, for tho November election of
RAILWAYS TO RAISE
Number cf Excortinq Firms Believed
to Be Near Financial Disaster.
New York. Oct. :!0. Alter more than
a week of work with the presidents
an:l u p flic officers of t runk lines, the
special committee of the, grain trad:
ve.-tenia v induced the railroads to
r-gree to raise the grain blockade t!i:i!
has recently tied up the export bu?l
nets so completely. Relief came no::.
too soon, as the pressure upon sonic
of the grain funis to deliver on speci
fic contracts is believed to he reaching
the dancer noint In a numocr of in
Judge Gest'has sustained the motion
to strike out the testimony of Mrs.
Sarah Beam In the .Maekin will contest.
The motion was made after the death
of Mrs. item's mother. Mrs. Catherine
McArdlc. As a result, the attorneys
for the contestants withdrew the long
hypothetical question asked of several
- physicians, and were given leave by I
:the court to recall these witnesses :m J INDIANAPOLIS WINS
covering all the testimony introduced
by the contestants, with the exception,
of that of Mrs. beam. The question,
which covered 10 typewritten pages,
was drawn up, and asked first when
Dr. A. II. Arp of Mo'.ine was on the
stand. An objection of nearly the same
length of the question was Tiled by Mr.
McKuiry. and was overruled by the
court. Dr. Arp. in answer to the ques
tion, stated that he considered Father
Mackin insane, assuming the facts to
be correct as set forth in the question.
The cross examination of Dr. Arp was
taken up tbis afternoon, and Drs. J. 11.
Hollowbush. O. L. Eystcr. and W. II.
Ludcwig were recalled for the purosc
of answering the hypothetical question.
I'rexrnt AmruiH-iI llt-i-Inrnlluu.
An amendment to the contestants'
declaration was presented this morning
for the purpose of making William Mc
Eniry a party defendant to the suir.
The amendment in broad terms charg
ed Mr. McEniry, Mr. and Mrs. Dolly,
Mr. and Mrs. Plamcndon. and Mrs.
Grace Mackin with conspiring to have
Father Mackin, make a will depriving
the contestants of their interest in the
estate. The amendment was overruled
by the court. Another amendment was
presented and taken under advisement
by the conrt. In' this it i.s set forth
that William ' McKuiry. Mr. and Mrs.
Dolly. Mr. .and Mrs. Planiondon. and
Mrs. Grace Mackin planned together to
have the 'win 'drawn in their favor.
FIGHT FOR CHEAP GAS
Supreme Court Decision Assures
Consumers Supply at 60
Indianapolis. Ind.. Oct. SO. After a
light of two years in the courts for
cheap fuel gas the city of Indianapolis
won a victory in the United States su
preme court yesterday that will result
in the establishment of a fuel gas plant
which will furnish gas at 00 cents a
thousand feet and be the first competi
tor that the Indianapolis Gas company
has ever had.
When the Consumers' Gas Trust com
pany was chartered in ISM a clause in
the franchise specified ihat in the event
that the company should fail for any
cause to serve the people the city
might, take over the pipe lines and
mains of the company at their ap
praised value: appraisers to be appoint
ed by the city and the company.
When natural gas failed two years
ago and the city sought, to exercise its
right under the franchise ordinance
the Consumers' company resisted and
the case was taken into the courts.
The supreme court a funned the validi
ty of the franchise contract, thus up
holding the city's contention in every
WANTS A LARGE AMOUNT
REGISTRATION IS LIGHT
Reports from Polling Places Indicate
Little Change in Books.
' Keports from the polling places to
day indicate that there was little
Aaron Erby Sues Deere . Co. for $25;
CC0 Damages in Circuit Court.
A praecipe in a $25.iRH) 'damage ui
against Deere & Co. of Moline, was
fi led in the circuit' court today by
Aaron Erby. by his attorney. Elmer
J. Slough. The suit is to recover for
IS LITTLE FIGHTING
Warring of Hill Tribes on Low
landers Only Trouble in
SAYS EX-GOVERNOR H. C. IDE
Returns to Attend Wedding of Daugh
ter Marjorie and Bcurke
San Francisco. Oct. SO. Henry Clay
Ide, late governor general of the Phil
ippine Islands, ariived here yesterday
on the liner Hongkong Mam. accom
panied by his daughter, Marjorie. He
has ccmo home alter more than fi've
years' service in the far east, to at
tend the marriage of his daughter to
UonrT.e Cochran. The wedding will
take place at. the Ide home. St. Johns
bury. Vt.. shortly alter the governor's
arrival. Speaking of conditions in the
islands, Ide said:
In ;ool Mi ape Now.
"The Philippines are today in better
shape than they ever were under Spatt-
isn or American rule, the labor ques
tion is no longcr a problem. What the
Philippines do need, however, is a
;quare deal in the matter of tariff. Po
licing the islands is almost entirely In
the hands of natives, and except in
Lcyte and Saniar where the hill tribes
make war on the lowlauders, all Is
peace in the Philippines."
(4-iirntll)' fair tonight mill Weilne.i-
ilii wiinuer rInt-NJi.
Do You Notice
The change:-" It's muck colder today. Milit et
snow soon. J Setter be prepared. We have a large
line of warm shoes. Our "business vas never bet
ter than it is at the present time, in fact it is gain
ing every day. There is a reason for it
THEY ARE CER
TAINLY VERY FINE;
KEEP THE FOOT
COOL AND DRY.
ON THE OUTSIDE
THEY ARE NOT
BUT ON THE IN
SIDE YOU GET THE
'I'll? mo riiirnt uf tHtrriln " Mtvrui
to iv e I em IViiiisj I vaiim Iiii.m nl-
MitW-il liy uit -n-riil pr--lIluiii
from (Iiv uppor liSMi.sIpl vnllt-y to
rrmoiil. tlcnrlut; and rotdrr i-ondl-
Iiiim uiM'umpuiiy tlit- nmtrrii nrra
lilKli pri'niirr, the T-Mt of vtbli-li .
nun oirr .mnurwia, nut anoiiirr ion
lrrsurc linn appeared ovfr llirrlu mitl
Ik vntiiii(C ii !! In tt-miirntiir Iroin
I.rlli.vti Columbia lo .Hkuti'lu'nnii iiikI
ruliiN on ibr- conMls of Oresmi mill
aliiulon. Til wrnlrrH liltsli lron-
xurp ii uu I he uorthvveHtrrn Ion mil
move ohsi iiril miu Kcnfraiiy la.r nt-:i-llirr
toniirlit tiuil WeJiielny, nlth
wiiriuer -lu-tl:iy. I tliereiore iimUvh-
led for this iclui1.v.
J. M. SHUHIKK, Local I ralfr.
'I'einperaliire nt 7 si. m.. o.: Jit :t :.'!
u. iiim ST. 1 1 ii I in o in emerliire In -I
lioiirn. OTii iiitliiinuiii, ?7. Veloelly of
iuil at N u. hi., it lulleM. !
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Beal &. Schmitt.
High class tailors,
Illinois theatre building.
Insure with Beechcr Bros.
Buy a Lome of lleidy Bros.
Beecher Bros, for real estate
La Salle coal at Muedler's only.
Tri-City Towel Supply compauy.
For bus, baggage, express, call liobb's.
For bus or express, Spencer &. Trefz.
Burglary insurance. See J. W. Stew
art. Have yuu been roller skating this
Are you reading Ingalls' ads? Every
Save money on jour winter's coal
bill by buying EaSalle chunks.
II. T. Sicmon wants your tin and fur
nace work. lo-G-lo-S Fourth avenue.
Meet the Big 1 at South Park chapel
on Elm street Friday evening, Nov. ".
StO) that cough with Charles Ul!e
ine'je'i's White Piue Compouad at o'Jt
Reduce your coal bills by using
Spring Valley Third vein coal. Rock
Island Fuel company, agents.
The Silver circle of the First Meth
odist church will hold its regular meet
ing In the Sunday school rooms this
evening at S o'clock.
Expert manicuring, shampooing and
thorough treatment of tho hair and
scalp given by Mrs. Sol Levi, 73C Sev
fcuteeuth street. Old phone west 59.
Attend the linen sale given by the
ladies of the First M. E. church at the
home of Mrs. Mary Robinson. CI"
Twentieth street, Friday afternoon and
evening. A cordial invitation is ex
tended to all.
William Ullemeytr, for 11 years one
of the firm of Hartz & Ullemeytr, has
opened up the Long Vitw park tint?
store at the corner of Fifteentli street
and Eleventh avenue, with a full line
of drugs, medicines and sundries. He
is now ready to meet the demands of
the public with everything in his line.
Suits iLr Overcoats
OSENFELDER & SONS "Woolford" Suits,
standard Woolford cloths neat Worsted effects,
strong black Thibets, heavy Velour Cassimcres ;
Overcoats Kerseys, black and Oxford Frieze, Fancy
Cheviots high-grade Suits and Overcoats in every
detail, backed by our guarantee. $15 Overcoats and
MosenfeUer b? S
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Rock Island's Clothes
The greatest Clothes Show ever held in
Rock Island Prices lower than
Overcoats and Suits
$10 to $25
BURIED AT SCENE OF LABORS
Unusual Funeral for Louis G. Hampton
the New York Suicide.
New York, Oct. SO. Louis G. Haunt
ton, assistant secretary of the Unlt3d
States Trust company, who killed
Victoria Taczkaf in the Hotel Gri.Tou
Friday night, and then shot himself to
death, was buried late yesterday in the
district where for nearly thirty years
he spent his working hours. Just a
little after 5: SO while passing hun
dreds bound for home from work, spar
ed a moment to look through the big
fence, his body was placed in the brick
vault below the pavement to the south
of the clock tnwr-r in Trinity churchyard.
PROBE BOSS RUEF
Loss of Fight to Become Prose
cuting Attorney 6f Frisco
WARLIKE SCENE IN COURT
' Army of Employes" to Be Organized
to Defend the Labor Union
San Frauciseo, Cal.. Oct. '. "Boss"
Abe Reuf mest face investigation by
the grand jury. Judge Graham yester
day ruled that-W. H. Langdon is still
de facto the district attorney- of San
Francisco. This means that Assistant
District Attorney Heney will lay be
fore the grand jury the great mass of
evidence of graft, boodiing, and munici
These charges of boodiing not only
involve Abe Ruef, but some of the su
pervisors, as the aldermen arc called
in San Francisco.
Soinr AVoultlij' I'itmwii.h !uiTtrl.
More than that, the evidence is said
to implicate some of the wealthiest and
most influential persons in business and
financial circles of the city. These per
sons, it is alleged, have paid heavily
for favors in the way of special privi
leges. Assistant Attorney Heney de
clares that if possible he will have ev
ery one of these men indicted and
brought to trial.
Iturf I'urks Mi Court Ituwm.
There was general apprehension of
personal violence in the court room
yesterday. Ruef. who completely con
lro!s the police, used them to pack the
court , room with thugs aud political
rounders, while leading merchants and
professional men were excluded.
When Ruef arrived the police formed
a solid cordon around hint and he was
tsccrtcd with every sign of houor into
the hall. With him were Eddie Han
Ion and Joe Thomas, prize fighters,
who evidently were hired to be pres
ent in case of a fight.
Only the lawyers and newspaper re
porters were admitted. Those who
couldn't show they belonged to these
two classes were hustled out by tin-
police, who passed - them along until
they were a full block from the court
rin.v of I-:i;i)Ii.vi-m Ortiim!'.'l.
At a secret meeting of the board of
supervisors it was decided to form an
eirgn nidation "to champion the cause of
justice ami fair play, refute the slan
ders of corporations and millionaires."
and i ( sist attacks on the union labor
Four thousand city employes have
been called to assemble Wednesday af
teruoon and bring five friends each,
making the toial strength of the organ
ization about 24,Ho men.
ASKS $250760QF0B LIBEL
Campaign Manager in Milwaukee
Brings Action Against Sentinel.
Milwaukee. Oct. Fred C. Lyrenz.
one of the managers of D'.-iriet Attor
ney McGoveru's candidacy for reelec-lii-n
has brotigiit a libel suit against
tho Sentinel. M. ('.'Douglas, managing
lug ducks out of a gasoline launch and
later Used this in connection with the
campaign. .Mr. Lorcnz in his complaint
dinits he was eve r lined 'as stated and
asseits the publication was made for
the purpose of injuring his character.
paper published a statement saving ' CHILDREN SUE MRS. AFONG
Loienz had paid a line or' for shoot-
Institute Proceedings to Prevent Sa'e
o Husband's Property.
Honolulu. Oct. The Along clii!
i!k n have- b-giiu hgal warfare on I Ik ir
mother. Suit was iiled jestcrduy le
st raining .Mis. Along from disposing
of any of the fortune she has saved
IU in tin proceeds of preperty in Ha
waii lei; ly her husband v. hi 11 ho left
for China in 1VJ. lu dist i lln:; ion
among the 'children is sought. A tem
porary injunction was granted. Tin
esiate, instead of being worth sevend
millions, is estimated only nr. I.Od.uij'l,
hugely in ntgar otocks, which bring
big l'CVl IlUe.
CRAPES FOR WINE.
editor, and Charles F.
warns $30.0o damaj
;es because the
Woods Company, Davenport,
a Carload Which Will Be
Disposed, of at Once.
We have a car of New York Concord
grapes in bulk for making wine, and
will sell same from car Wednesday and
Thursday at cents per pound. Call
quickly and secure what you want.
-MARTIN WOODS COMPANY,
Anarchist Bcrkman Found.
Detroit. Mich.. Oct. ::u. The mystery
sunoiiuding the stiange disappeaianc"'
of Alexander Uerkinan. the anarchist.
from Cleveland several days ago, was
partly cleaivd last evening by a tele
gram received by Carl Nold. leader of
the reds of this city. Fauna Goldman
was the sender of the message, which
said she had heard from Dcikii.un and
that he was ill.
SAYS DEMOCRATS WILL RULE
Chairman Griggs of Congresionl
Corr mittee Makes Prediction.
Washington. Oct. S". Chairman
.James G. Griggs i,l the democialic cou
gr;. ssioiial ommit i e is prcpuiing Lis
toiecasi of the probable results at :u .t
Tuis''a's elections. Ho will predict
t ihat ihe democrat s ii carry the next
house. !iav:ng a majority of at least
1. and possibly So.
news all the time T1H
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