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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1912.
5 LACKS GRATITUDE FOR HOSPITALITY Willie Scheurbin Befriended by, Campera, Tnrm Upon Them and Steals. WATCH AND FOB ARE TAKEN Walter Hanson, Complainant, Drops Charge Because or Thief's Wife and ChMd. Gratitude for hospitality extended ' to him was a minus quantity wita 20-year-old Willie Schourbin of Dav enport, when Morris Hanson and, Ale- dore Vennuflen of Moline, campers on Big Island, cared for his horse and i welfiomwd the driver to their noon day repast. Scbeurben staid at the Camp after the campers had gone, secured Uie watch of Hanson and Journeyed to Davenport. The $37 time piece together with the fob were carted into Iowa and last evening, a f(,w hours aftfr the robbery was dis covered and wore recovered. Scheurbin whs placed under arrest and brought tr, Hoi k Island He claimed to hnve i ffiij'id the wa'ch outside of the cot tage. His accusers claimed that he broke through a window and stole it. A charge of burglary and larr-ny, a crime punishable by a penitentiary term, was preferred against the Dav eiiporter In police court. rHtRKK I DROPI-Kl). Thin morning the case conn; to trial before Magihtrate C. J. Smith and the prisoner protested his innocence. He repeated his declafntion tiat he had found the watch, while HatMon and Vermueh-n avrrd t,hat he had gone back to the cottage after they left find had taken the watch and fob. Sehuerbin is employed by Smith Brothers and Burdlck of Davenport, is married and is the father of a baby. 1'or the sake of his family, Hanson nt-reed to withdraw bis charges should li!s property be returned and Scheur b:n pay the costs of the ease. Scheur- bin. when the settlement was put up wm be held Sept. 17-22. Chief New to him. calmly replied: It s all right berry expects to be gone at the moit .,u .... .a.ner pa.a me,rilne days. His railroad and hotel ex- j :ost3 In the case, and Scheurbin was pnBp8 are pai(i by the city because! ! let go. Hanson artl Vermuelen are ,,t the henefit accrtilne throueh at-iTHMdRRnW TUP I AST flAY ! camping on Big Inland below the tatial bridge lealing toward Milan. DATE FOR OPENING POSTOFFICE FIXED Rock Island Fine New Structure ,. wm i.e usea lor Xirsi Time Sept. 17. Tuesday. Sept. IT. the new posionVe will lc ready for o-ratioi)K, according t't the statement of 1'ostmaKter H. A. .'. Mcltoti.ild this morning Over three aviiuid.H ( furniture. SgKreKaling J.'i."1'1' .11 Milne, have U'en received aii, I the work of Installation has been prof-reusing rapidly. The entire equip ment will ho uew, with the exception of the uiall pouch racks, which will he tken from tin- old qtiur'ers. Tlie-re Is tliout ll.ftini worth of fur niture yet to he Installed, und it is x Jie ted that tliis cotisinment w ill lm received In a very short f itu It con sists, for the most part, of filing cases hiuI cabinets of various sorts, which wie not In the stork at Washington. and for which the contracts were let through local concerns With th wnlarged quarters and the excellent working facilities at. hand. It will not he necessary to increase th" present force, the claim being that the bearing five per cent interest. or the grounds all day long and can Sept' 19, 1912, for furnishing mine run postal business can be handled much ; Bids must be accompanied by cash be secured at aay hour. The barbecue roal to ,he court house and jail from more ex;iedltely thsn is now the case, or a certified check ln amount of wag opened Thursday with a fair sized Cct lft12, to ct- 1913 hecais of the various time snd labor . 10 per cent of the contract. crowd in attendance. Last evening Tlle comnUUee reserves the right aving devices which are a part of the H. M. 8CHRIVER. i the program failed to offer anv mnf- to reject any and all bids. Bids shall i;ew iMiua'.rkg. i nis w:u mean a iiig having In the ma'ter of expenditures No Gentlemen, - tw- FT .? 9 Erne Wax Lscal doth Imicni Li. V. frM A for salaries, and excellent results are expected from the efforts of the pres ent force, which has had the benefit ! of years of experience. j Personal Points R- P- Wait of Reynolds i in the city on business yesterday. Miss Cecelia Pry left Thursday ev ening for Oklahoma City, where she I will spend the winter with her sister, I Mrs J. P. Lyle. H. G. D. Nuttlag of Fort Atkinson. Wis., is spending a few days with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Nutting, : j Z6 Seventh avenue. ! Miss Mary Haalk, 612 Second street, 1 has returned from a two months' visit with her co:sins, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Mo11er f St- Iul- Hen Blochlinger leaves tomorrow for Bloomineton, having accepted a po- s'tion as solicitor with A. J. Burgess, the special edition man. Mr. Burgess WA"lB l" " -"""- icfic coast. William Bennett, 1504 Fifth-and-a- half avenue, has returned from a 7-day vacation trip, during which time he visited bis parents at Savanna. 111. and a brother at Hannibal. 111. Mr. Bennett claims the record for Illinois fishermen while at Hannibal, when he caught 30 large bass and croppies in half a day. ! TRI-CITY CHIEFS OFF FOR DENVER Heads of Three Fire Depart ments Leave Tomorrow for Convention. Chiefs George Newberry of the Rock Island fire department, Peter Denger of Davenport, and J. W. Hawk of Moline leave tomorrow morning for Galesburg, where tiiey will board the special which is to carry the fire chiefs of this locality to Denver, where the international convention a tendance at the convention. Police News Henry Thieven of Wyoming, 111., was ' f ned 12 and costs this morning for dis- orderly conduct. Officer Herges and Johnson had to use extremely persua- : pr of thP 8,111 10 K to Jal1- "e waa Kjad this morning when he woke up and still found himself possessed of the meeting of tonight. There is to . u his big roll of money. j bt an open air concert to which Bates' i H. S. Cable, president of the Rock band will play the accompaniment. Island Savings hank, has returned from Edward White was arrested late last Judge C. J. Searle, who aspires to TJetroit, where he attended the nation evening, and while incarcerated did congressional heights on the republi- al meeting of the American Bankers some tall talking, with the city officers ' can ticket, is to address the aesem-! association. Mr. Cable was honored ns the subject of his talk. He paid , blage. There will be other speakers. , with a position on the executive coun the costs in his case this morning and . Tomorrow, the closing day of the bar- ! cil of the savings section. was n leased. . becue, will be marked by preaching' services under the direction of Rev. 7llfT;rR Tf HAVF FIRQT John Martinet, a Mexican, is beirg Mr. Saunders and Rev. Mr. Madiso.i. j tR ,U nHVC rind I hld under bonds of $509 on a larceny charpe. the outgrowth of the theft of a sombrero from a fellow rountrymnn. commencing at 10:30. Rev. Madison I.ouis Zuger, arrested a few davs Martinez was released from Jail last w ill preach. In the afternoon a song ago on complaint of Young & Me Monday. H:s case will be up for pre- service will begin at 2:30. At 3 o'clock C ombs, who preferred larceny charges iiminary hearing In 10 days. Notice to Contractors. Bids will be received, 9 a. m Cor,t "re' - 1912, at the mayor's office for con- stmctlng sewers ln the east section oi me oevenm wara sewer system. Plans and specifications on file at the office of, the city engineer. Contractor will be paid in bonds President, Board of Ixical Improve - I ments We will not Force Misfits Upon You Our garments must fit as well p.s hold their shape. If otherwise, you are not obliged to accept them. We insist that our tailors make good in every detail. All we ask is a fair and rea sonable price, $25 or so. Pay Us S25 Dukr ta Fia to OnW by C. CW INSANE WOMAN A SORRY SIGHT Rcpe Around Neck and Trunk When Officer Takes Her Under His Wing. TEARS CLOTHING TO SHREDS Will Either Be Declared Insane In the County Court or Cared for by Her Relatives. Sad waa the sight which greeted the eyes of Officer Herges yesterday after-! ?iron wnen ne responded to a call from t c,,tf. ,- rrti, md found a dishevelled woman trying to. push a trunk through an alley. One; end of a rope was noosed around her neck, while the other end was wrap-1 ped ariund the trunk. She was at-; ttmptirg to topple the heavy trunk ! along and as she did bo, the rope was 1 wrapped around her neck and grad- ually, 6he waa being drawn down to it. When the officer reached her, the wo- man was entirely exhausted. She was taken to the station and ia being held there today. It was learned tnat sne I Is Mrs. H. Fleming. Either she will j be taken into the county court for the purpose of deciding her sanity or her ! folKs will care for her at home. j WAVTS TO SELL LACE. 1 Last r.ight in her cell at the police station, the woman played havoc with j eery breakable or tearable article in I It Finally, she began to shred her j own clothing ar-d to all who tried to , e J ' i n f h TttVc " oflerlng the lace off of her petticoa.a ' a 5 cents a yard. MUSIC IS FEATURE OF BIG BARBECUE Colored Folks at Exposition rarK wm .Bring enter tainment to End. vin Wi ii iw ii tar-iwi w n j , Preaching Services Will Be Held ; Morning, Afternoon and Evening I Expect Large Number. j with music as the feature attrac- j tion of the barbecue at the Exposition , grounds at Ninth street, south of ' avenue the colored folks who are in charge of the affair expect; that hundreds of negroes will attend 1'nion services, coupled with a song ; service will be the morning program ' ,tiie platform Is open to all pastors of any creed and all are Invited to parti- cinate hi tie service. , . . . . . i r-r.i. mininin. At 7 o'clock in the evening a sacred song concert will begin, lasting until i 7:45. The Bates' band will accom-! pany the singers. At 7:45 Rev. Mr.! Saunders will preach. I Meals and lunches will h nervA i ! cal entertainment and but 75 peoplu ; attended the entertainment. AUTOS COLLIDE IN MIDDLE OF STREET A serious accident was narrowly averted last night about 8 30 w lieu two automobiles collided with each mwr l lue corner or rourin avenue , . ; .k r .euine Tire company waa badly smashed. The loft front wheel was taken off and the axle bent. The other auto escaped without mishap and without stopping to see the extent of the damage wrought upon the disabled car, the un known driver made tracks for scenes far away. The Davenport machine was coming east on Fourth avenue while the other ,o K 1T .K c . .V. ..u,,,stUu.UUu.c.rUtu street. The Davenport driver, seeing that a collision was Imminent brought his car almost to a stop In the middle of the street, but the other machine, which was tearing along at a terrific tat of speed, could not be checked, and the two came together. Obitutry WILLIAM A. FORD. William A. Ford, 616 Fortieth street, died at 8:50 o'clock last night adding to the complexion, differing in It '"as testified that Cor.terman was bringing to an eJd suffering covering this respect from cosmetics. The re- BO close to one official that he was a period of a year and a half. He ,fult is a perfectly natural and healthy ab!e to have other gambling games was afflicted with cancer and under- young complexion. Mercolized wax. clcsed while Cotterman's was allowed went an operation July 10. after procurable at any drug store fone lo run without interference, which he went to Colfax Springs for ounce is sufficient) is applied at night The grand jury summoned several treatment. It was ln vain, however, like cold cream and washed off in the Bloomington bankers and questioned Mr. Ford waa employed as lumber morning. them regarding deposits of money buyer and inspector for the Moline The correct principle in the treat- made by certain policemen and city Plow company w ith whom he had : ment of wrinkles Is to tighten the officials. been ever since removing to Rock Fkln, which naturally Irons out the The investigators, according to tes IMand from Parmi. 111. 11 years ago. lines. A face hath, remarkably ef- timcny they have te'ore the grand He was born in Carlisle, 111., Feb. 12. fectfve in this direction, may be made jury, had visited ecores of places 1SSS. Surviving him ar the widow, ly diseolvlne one oirnce powdered where open gambling was allowed. and four children George of Suough ton. Wis., William of Rock Island, j Walter of Moline and Miss Maude ; at home. In addition he leaves a ; sister and two brothers in other parts j i of the state. The fuaeral services I w ill be held at 3 o'clock tomorrow j afternoon from the Spencer Memor ial church. Rev. C. E. Hawkins ofliciat- in. Burial win take place at River- side cemetery In Moline. LEWIS FrtERAL. The funeral of George, 3-year-old ! I son of Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Lewis, who ' was killed by a fall from a sidewalk, j will be held from the home. 1437 For- ! ty-second street, tomorrow afternoon ', at 2 o'clock. Burial will take place at Chipplannock cemetery. I rrreRAL of khj. kirsch. A change has been made in the time ': Bel for the funeral of Mrs. Marv R. Kirsch, 3:30 being the hour instead of 2:30. as previously announced. The eprvirea will be held from th hnmo 1016 Eleventh avenue, tomorrow af- ternoon. rrjfEJUL or mrs. miller. The funeral of Mrs. Mary Miller was held from St. Joseph's Church this morning at 9 o'clock. Dean J. J. Quinn officiating. Burial took place at Cal- vary cemetery. . AOTO RUNS DOWN DAVENPORT YOUTH Harry Hartman, a Davenport boy residing at 1326 I'ninn street no run down by an automoWle this morning on Man,uette 8treet and he ig now , a precarlous condmon at M hofJ. pital A rjb jg brokea gnd ,nter lrt are apparent. The machine h- . ran nvar . . i v as owned and driven by George Wash burn of Orion, who has given bonds for his appearance in case any action is brought against him. The boy was riding on a wagon, and just as the auto came up from the rear, he jump ed off his "ride" and ran under the machine. SHARPSHOOTERS GO TO COMPLETE COURSE Accompanied by Captain Ed Duna vin, three members of Company A de vvi uvvu iui V UivilgU lO shoot the expert rifleman's course on Camp Logan range. A number of the Moline militiamen are also making; 'he trip and the Itock Island and Plow j City boys will join forces. Labor day Captain Dunavin qualified on this course, and established a new record for tDe range, making his points in an ! nour anl a half. H. S. CABLE IS HONORED RY AMFR'PAW RAWiYPRQ HEARING NEXT TUESDAY against him is to have his preliminary hearing Tuesday before Magistrate C . , M - - ; .T Smith u ia i.i i,.., m r ui"io. nm enoris tnus far nave heen 'utile In securing a bona fide bond and be is in the county jail Notice to Coal Dealer. ppaled bids will be received by the t'l'dersigned until 12 o'clock noon. U fiIed wi,h 11 C- 1,arrls. chairman. H. C. HARRIS. E. H. SLEIGHT. EZRA WILCHER, Jail Committee. Bids Will Be Received at the mayor's office in the ritv nf Rock island untll 9 a m SeDt 27 1Q19 frvp alum in Yta naaA v. reservolr for the pPriod of one vear frnm rf.to um. ,.... . barrelf by the fcag an(j , buk Signed, H. M. SCHRIVER, Mayor. A New Principle in Complexion Treatment (From Society World ) rraQ m a ra IninHm,. ... V. ... ...ju, .uuo nucil UB- habitually. They clog the pores bdq eventually lorm a permanent. soggy, stifling film which interferes with eliminatlve action and makes the skin sickly and pasty. There is an application mercolized wax which acta upon an entirely different principle. While perfectly harmless, 1 contains active ingredients which remove by absorption the dead and Calf dead particles of scarf skin, as well as unhealthy matter in the nores : Thus It takes away from Instead of - j saxoiite in one-half pint of witch hazel. Leading Styles for Fail ti Lecture by JEANNE SAVARIE Ihe well-known lashion Authority for Paris Illustrated . by sixty new and charming Paris and American costumes and gowns shown on living models. CO OPERATIVE STORE CO. ihe MAYOR RESIGNS IN GAMING QUIZ Bloomington Grand Jury Hears . Detectives Charge Vice Is Winked at. FIND PROTECTION FUNDS Bankers and Officers Cited to Tell of Tribute Levy on Dis orderlies. Bloomingtjon, Sept. 14. This city's gambling clique was thrown into a ( panic last night, when Mayor "Al" 1 j iiiuurti remtiieu gned to the city council. Mr. Moore said dissensions among aiaermen made his resignation the best course for him to pursue. j .1.1 T .. (...i.ll,, ....... . 1 . . . ed mavor for the unexpired term. Earlier in the day the McLean conn - ty grand jury issued a subpoena for the entire Bloomington police force to appear and testify regarding gamb ling and general vice. Every member of the department, excluding Chief Lang, will be asked to tell the jurors why vice and gambling have been al- lowed to flourish. j The reform element of the city has j been making for weeks an investiga tion of the politlcal-police-gambling ' "ring," alleged to have controlled af fairs. Investigators are said to have appeared before the grand jury aad testified that two high officials worked band in hand with the gambling and -ici element, allowing the evils to .flourish without molestation It was m.h t.I r.fr.i...iD at open violations of the law. iik;k -fhotkctiov" i.kvifd. It was learned that, the investiga- tors accused Charles Bender, part owner of the Merchants' Club, a gamb ling place, of being the mayor's repre sentative in-the collection of protec tion money from gambling places. Practically all of the gambling in the city was controlled by a clique of politicians and gamblers. Tina clique refused to let outsiders open rf,on-9 for gambling purposes. Two investigators, representing themselves as eastern gamblers desir ous of ru-ir.ing games in Bloomington, are said to have sworn they had several talks with Moore and Lang about being allowed to operate the games. I.KtMl Jl'KY CITES BXKF.IH. J. Ralph Cotterman was mentioned hV the investigators as being the "big man" ln the operation of the games. .' They are allejed to hava testified that X - x Si I -v Vs' " j DHa Store That Sells Wooltex two city officials received a part of the "earnings" from the games. STOl'PKl gamks KKt EVri.Y. j All gambliug in the city was order- I ed stopped by the mayor and police chief within the last three weeks. i "I was elected on a liberal ticket," saia -Mr- Moore ln ms resignation, "and I endeavored to give those who jvoted foP ,ne lne kind of adtnillistra. tion they wanted. I do this volun- tarily, thinking it best at this timo for all parties concerned." Trains Are Delayed. Trains No. 13 and 11 on the Rock Isiund (:alne jn consolidated two hours said late last 'night due to a peculiar acci dent, which happened between Shef field and (ieneseo, when a steam pipe on the engine of train No. 13 broke and the engineer in search for the cause crawled back over the tender and , half w ay through the train before he I located it. In the meantime, trail 11 ' was flagged and the two trains were consolidated at Geneseo. crown s evening School. ' 1 Brown 8 V cMZ " start . two new classes in evening school, The first class will begin next lion- day, Sept. 16, the second class Sept. . 23. Start with the first class if you can. The principal will hi; in thi; of fice every evening this week to meet i those who wa.it to talk it over before cnterinq. Come to the college any evening between 7:30 and . o'clock. BROWNS BCSIXESS collkce. Opposite court house, Ruck Island, ill. ! Licensed to Wed. I Elmer Lines Waterloo, Iowa' liss Blanche Murphy Waterloo, iua ffi i 4 ON SAVINCS iirfs '. si :q & ifl A LITTLE MONEY IN THIS BANK il CIVES INFINITELY MORE HAPPI- I ig N ESS THAN SOME SCHEME WITH I !W A BIG DE3T HOLDING IT DOWN. 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