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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 1913.
5 BOLD YEGGEMEM TRY TO CONCEAL GRIME BY FIRE Burglarize Ran son Confection 1 ary Stor e, Then Attempt to Burn Down Building. er before been on the premises. The ! moment that the fire fighters entered the p'.ace -hey detected a strong odor j of kerosene, and this led to the dis covery of the fact that the fire was an Incendiary one. as Mr. Ranson this morning stated that he had never stored any kerosene on the premises. LOSS ESTIMATED AT $1,000 kBandlU Pour and Light Kerosene Two Places Abandon Structure to Flames. In MEET TO DISCUSS NEW CAR ROUTES Conference on This Afternoon at the Mayor's Office Rail way Officials Present. ABANDON COLD COUNCIL ROOM FOR 3 MONTHS Commissioners Decide to Hold Meetings in Warmer Place on Second Floor. WILL MOVE BACK APRIL 1 terday's Session of Directors President J. F. Porter and Superin tendent J. G. Huntoon of the Tri-Ci-y 1 I Railway company met this afternoon i , Choosing iji hour In the dead of I Bt the mayor's office with members) night wha but few pedestrains are ! of tne city commission and several upon the streets, ana with a raging ( representatives of the Third avenue pnow storm concealing their move- j property interes s and the much moot- Tnents. yetrtrmen about 11 o'clock last ! ed rerouting of street cars so as to of Municipality. night stx)le upon the Robert RaiiHon confectionery store, 300 Ninth street, armed with burglar tools. matches and a gallon pall of kerosene, and after ransacking tbe place, made an attempt to burn down the structure and thus cover up the crime. The high wind which swept the ci'y effectually muffled any sounds which were made by the robbers, and working deliber- give Third avenue an additional line was discussed at wme length. The i street railway men s en'.fd disposed , to make any changes that are demand- ; ed. though they volunteered no def ini'e promises. ; It was pointed out that the inter ests of Second avenue are ligmmg any plan that wil; take away from the cars they now have on that thor- fUy, the men Dried open the ciish oughfare. 'hough they are willing that register for valuables, and then com- Third avenue should be given service I Commissioner Keynolds pletely ransacked the premises piling up a huge p'le of swag. Settiug fire to the bnlHing In two places, the yeggmen abandoned the structure to the raging fl.imes which were at that time rapidly eating their way towards the een er of the store from both the front and thi rear. I KVK NO I.K.W. The bandits then shouldered their At yesterday afternoon's meeting of the commissioners it was decided to abandon the council chamber on the third floor of the city hall, until warm weather sets in again. Great difficulty i experienced in heating the big room and there were times last winter when ! all the members of the commission were suffering with colds contracted by sitting for an hour or more in the ; commission chamber while transact : ing the city's business. By resolu tion yes'erday the meeting p'.ace from ..'an. C until April 1 was designated ' as the commissioners' room on the ' second floor. This is large enough for ordinary purposes and is easily heated. PAY OIT MICH MONET. Considerable money was ordered made the statement that it is -iot the intention ot the fitv to boost Htiv cer'.ain tirou- eity interests bv a rerouting of the ! ,aid out by the city headB yesterday, cars, but to guard the interests of the Tne lls includes $3,369.75 for salaries patrons of the lines in case any change is made. In the opinion of all, this precluded the possibility of effecting a loop about the business district by booty and stealing away under cover I c,:tflne one of the through lines in of darkness were swallowed up by the blinding snow storm, leaving but ft siagle clew, the pail in which the keroene was brought to the scene of the burglary The authorities are at 1 a loss to ascertain the Identity of the 1 criminals, and thus far no arrests have j been made, ulthough 'he entire police' force Is, on the qui vive to land the tii'ii. who apparently are desperate criminals ani old timers at the game, from the way in which the Job was "pulled." Shortly before 11:30 the attention oi ne!'. bors v as a' traded to the con fectionary store by a red glow which emanated from the rapidly burning building, and when the tire depart ment arrived on the scene, the flames v. ere makini: good headway. Only prompt work upon the part of the J firemen saved the building and con-1 fen's from total destruction. Mr. I Hanson this morning estimated his j less at $1,00'), and the proprietor litis ' tin v ay of determining accurately just what goods were stolen bv the tire I l.'igs. ' ! ii v orr.N hook. Tlie yei'giren could not have chosen I n better inn' to carry out their well; 1 : 1 1 1 1 plans. The streets had been de- j tertetl hourit before, all pedestrains bavin-; been driven indoor, by the Mi..ard which held the city in its j K'-isp. An entrance was effected by I r'.ng open a window at the rear of I fl.e store, the lnsTument used evl-! (lently beinir a Jimmy. Once within ' tlie place the bandits began a sys- j i tn a it- search for valuables.! Hiielvi s wiTe ransacked. stock i vertui'iied untl everything left In con- ! fusion. llavWie gotten all he swai; two Various other plaits were discussed but at press time no solu ion of the problem had been found. Tlie rerout ing of cars is at the bottom of the from the waterworks and general funds. $812.31 from the waterworks fund, $817.82 from the general fund, S377.22 from the special fund, and the following installments on improve ments is which part of the costs were assessed against the city; $1,461.60 on tbe Sixth ward watermain, $3,025.75 on tlie Sixth ward sewer, $230.00 ou the paving on Twenty-fifth street frfcm from the home, 713 Eighth street, with, services which will be conducted by Rev. F. J. Rolf. Interment will be made in Chippiannock cemetery. MRS. AX A. MARIA HITTER. Mrs. Anna Maria Ritter, 1400H Third avenue, a resident of Rock Uland fcr the peat 65 years, passed away last evening at 6 o'clock, at St. Anthony's : hospital following a three days' illness of pneumonia. Mrs. Ritter, nee Koch, was born May 5, 1847, la Germany and came to Rock Island with her parents when six weeks of age. She had made her home here ever since. When 19 years age she was united la marriage to Charles Ritter In Rock Island. Mr. Ritter preceded her in death 1 years. Deceased is survived by four broth ers, Anthony Koch of Cloquet. Minn., Fred Koch, Seattle, Wash., Rudolph Koch, Rock Island, and John Koch of this city, and two siaters, Mrs. Ma thilda Bisset, South Carolina, and Mrs. Frank Beerkle of Heitjnan, Iowa. JOHN H. DERTELSEX. John H. Bertelsen of the firm of John H. Bertelsen & Sons, sheet metal work ers, died this morning at 9 o'clock at his home, 1931 Seventeenth street, af ter an illness of 18 months' duration of complications. Mr. Bertelsen was well known here and his death will come as a shock to his many friends. He was born July IS, 1S53, in Kap plen, Germany, coming to America with his family in 1SS3. He had lived here ever since. Deceased was a mem ber of Camp No. 3627, M. W. A., the Court of Honor lodge. Rock Island lodge No. 880, B. P. O. E., and Rock Island lodge No. C58, A. F. & A. M. Surviving are his wife, Louise; chil dren. Mrs. W. Efflandt, Moline; Mrs. G. A. Kiel, Chicago; Mrs. O. Larson, Port Byron; Mrs. J. Mordhorst, and Mrs. W. A. Presser, Rock Island, and William, Edward, Henrietta and Marie at home; also two brothers. Jacob an'd Hans, and a si6ter, Mrs. H. Scbwecke of Rock Island. -2ROCK ISLAND, ILL. AVENUE- gf TO -SECOND V IT IS MOST INTERESTING To watch the progress of such sales as the McCahe Carnival of Discounts Not a flash in the -pan a sudden rush the first day then a let-down but a large number of happy, satisfied customers the first day and every day. People know what these McCabe sales anniversaries mean. They don't have to come first to find out. Always keeping faith with the public; doinq just as advertised; often more than prom ised, has been the building foundation of the public confidence in this store. So when we say discounts of 10lo 20 25fo, 33l3cc or 50 People don't hesitate they come with money in hand, crowd the aisles and ge their full share of the handsome savings. The store is too big, the assortments too varied to he done properly m one day or two days. Many people come half a dozen times during the sale. They find it pays, and they are the ones who get the full share of the big discounts. ite of additional street car facilities ; 1 niny-eignm before agreeing ;o the iniDrovenient. : l:e paving delay in the repaving of Third avenue. .Third to Fifth avenue, $259 on the pav- The property owners want the prom- ; K 01 neienui avenue irom iniruetn to street, ana $as.5o on ; t!:e paving of Second avenue. The ; first of these special assessments was i taken from the waterworks fund and j the remainder from the general fund. 1 Special claims ailowed included that j of It. W. Sharp, superintendent Of waterworks, for $100 semi-monthly i salary; a bill for $4,023.00 from P. F. ; Trenkenschuh for rock excavation in I connection with the building of the Second ward watermain, and a bill for . $200.00 from Dr. A. N. Mueller for SCORE ADMITTED TO CITIZENSHIP Over a score of new citizens were made today in the circuit court when they were granted final naturalization pupers by Judge K. W. Olmsted. The cases of about. 1j more applicants were continued for -he most part i it order that the applicants might make a closer study of ihe country in which they aspire to exercise the rights of citizenship. It was the plan of the cour' to finish the naturalization work of the term before adjourning tonight and to take up tomorrow the man damus action of Ben Taxman against the treasurer of the city of Kock Is land in which the complainant is Beking to force the issuance of a saloon license. FRITZ J1COB. Fritz Jacobs, 2629 Fifth avenue, a resident of this city for tire past 17 years, died yesterday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at Mercy hospital, Daven port, following an operation for blad der trouble. Mr. Jacobs was born in Germany 66 years ago. He is survived by rela tives in the old country. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home, 2926 fifth avenue. Interment will be made in Chippiannock cemetery. LKS TO PUBLISH REAL NEWSPAPER Local "Bills" to Issue 16-page Sheet February 15 To Be Bonafide Classic. PLAN FOR MINSTREL SHOW Here Flemmlng evaded the footpads, who after a long chase, overtook him, knocked him Sown and relieved him of his valuables. Ross Rubert, one of t'ie men asleged to have assisted in the holdup, and positively identified by j Flemmlng is now in the county jail. To Be Given Feb. 17, 18 and 1S Auto to Be Awarded at One of the Performances. A rival newspaper is about to enter tne tri-city field, to be known as the "Elk Booster," published by the local "Bills." It will boast an Initial circu lation of 30,000 copies and will be a ueokue (owvav. ! 10-page sheet. The first and last num- W. S. Parks, 1101 Nineteenth street, ; Uf,r De published about Feb. 15, received a telegram this morning from j alul the promoters promise to awak his brother. J. J, Parks, informing him ! er- ne natives from their winter hiber of t,he death of his brother-in-law, j nations. George Conwav, an old resident of this i The publishers have engaged a re citv. at his home in Sioux Citv. The P"rtorial staff of brilliant, scintillating O.1 motion of Commissioner Archie; body will be brought here for burial,!"'1 brain' geniuses, who could today two months' service to a small pox patient whom the city quarantined at the pest house in 1910. IT II MIT FOR STEEL HOPPER. EIGHT MEN ARE KILLED BY A BLAST ON FRENCH SHIP Toulon, Jan. 7. Eight men were killed yesterday by an explosion in tho stoke hold of the French ba'tleship Massena. The Massena, accompan ied by two cruisers, was proceeding for Bizerta. It was passing the Hyeres Islands when the 6 tea in pipe of one of the boilers burst. The warship put back and landed the bodies at the St. Mandrier naval hospital. The cause of the accident has not been ascertained, but it has occasion ed great surprise among the naval authorities, as the steam piping on the Massena had been completely re newed two years ago and was thor oughly tested last year. LIBRARY BOARD IN MONTHLY MEET Members Discuss Advisability of Establishing Sub-station in East End of City. ; arriving Thursday morning. TEMPLARS' EVENT LARGELY ATTENDED Rock is'.and Commandry No. IS. Kr.igh's Templar. conferred tli. K -lights -Templar degree on one can didate last evening at a largely at- v liirh they ceslred, the criminals then j tended meeting which was held at litiinpeii kerrsene tindT the soda toun 1 the Masonic temple. Over Mu of tiiin at the front portion of the es- the members attended. A supper was tiil.llshiiient. and on the cellar ep j enjoyed at 6:30 o'clock following jit he tear. Touching matches to thu , which the degree work was exempli Infl.imnuible liquid, they shouldered I flPa- j,y the degree staff of he co::i their ill gotten spoils and a moment j niandery which was composed of the later were obliterated by the storm. following past masters: E. H. A?n. Win 11 tiie firemen had extinguished 1 p Greenawait, H. A. J. McDonald, the blaze, a search of tlu- premises 1 Charles Schneider. C. W. Thacher. disclosed a gallo.i pail in which the g j. Ferguson. II. A. Clevenstiue, i Ixuis C. Daugherty, H. I). Mack and I R. J. Fullerton. kerosene ha'l been carried. Mr. Ran eii was rouked from his slumbers at Jo luinu es to 12 o'clock and upon go ing into the store, told the firemen th.it the pail was not his and had nev- lU'.rt, to whom the matter had been referred, a permit wasissued 'o the Rock Island Sand & Gravel company for the building of a steel hopper on the company's tract of land at the loot of Nineteenth street on the north eiiie of the railroad tracks. A comuiunica'ion asking the city to torce motion picture houses in the ; city to stick to the customary charge i of live cents and to prevent doubling 1 of the price oa Saturdays, Sundays ! end ho'idays, was referred to Commis- I sioner R. R. Reynolds and City A-1 torney J. F. Witter. j ' A communication from several . Fourth avenue property owners seek ing to have a portion of the cost of . 1 paving that street charged against W. ; r. Mauker, who acted as inspector and ! through whose mistake it was claimed work had been done which had o be j clone over again at an additional cost ; : of something over $100, was tabled. j An ordinance calling for the paving of Twenty-fifth street and from Ninth j to Eighteenth avenue with brick at a cost of $32,872.50, was presented by.; rit' " business. : the mayor. The matter was laid over . week in order that the commis sioners may investigate. BROKEN TROLLEY DELAYS TRAFFIC blow in" on Park row and by their sheer luminosity make, the "48-candle-power tungstens" who draw their beer money from the leading New York "yellows," resemble an old oil lamp in the town opry house. BOOSTS MINSTIIEI. SHOW. The paper will be published, not for ! Street car traffic ou the Bridge line uB uiuuisui 10 au aor.ipi biauusuu , gorVf fame or boQOTi but f0r the pur for over a half hour at noon today, I pose of coaxing into the Elks' conven when the trolley wire just north of j tion fund enough shekels through ad the Rock Island viadurt eave wav and ! vertising channels to make things snapped. Efforts of the men to repair the break were handicapped by tbe blinding snow storm and within a few minutes there was a long line of Ars waiting for the break to be repaired. Guards were stationed on each side of the break to warn teamsters and pe destrians from approaching into the danger zone. The break was repaired shortly before 1 o'clock. worth while. It will also serve to give due pub licity to the mammoth Elks' minstrel show, which will be unfolded to the pi-1-lie of H3ck Island in all its splen dor "and glory on three successive Aviator Beachey Divorced. San Francisco, Jan. 7. May Beachey 1 secured a divorce from Lincoln Beach ey, the aviator, in record-breaking time in Judge Graham's court yesterday. The suit was started only Saturday and Mrs. Beachey secured her divorce yesterday morning after she had testi fied to cruelty on tho part of the bird man. She said that Beachey had been cruel to her; that he had acted dispar agingly toward her in the presence of fritvnds, and that he had made it a practice of leaving her alone at home at night. The property rights were settled out of court.. It is understood that Beachey mado a settlement of $25,000 on his wife. Beachey has gone south. Action looking towards the estab lishment of 0 'brnry substation, in the east end of the city, nrobnbl7 on Thirtieth street, was taken last night when the library board met in month ly session. A committee of threo of the board members waa n'imed to in vestigate and make decision in the matter. The sentime.it of the board seemed favorable to tho plan which w ill be a great aid to the people in the eastern part of the city. The usual monthly bills were al lowed last night and the report of the librarian was accepted and filed. Fol lowing are the bills and the report: DECEMBER BILLS. A. C. McClurg & Co $ 60.65 E. O. Vaile 38.11 Gaylord Brothers 4.20 Rock Island Ice & Fuel Co. ... 6.00 Dodd, Mead & Co. ., 62.50 People's Power Co. 48.85 J. Lamp ' 3.00 H. R. Hunting Co 5.97 II . W. Wilson Co 21.00 Hayes & Cleaveland 75.00 t Kock Island Sand & Gravel Co. 58.82 G. II. Kingsbury 224.63 i Special paving assessment .... 67.50 'Expenses 2.83 Salaries 270.00 Phonograph Replaces Choir. Battle Creek, Mich., June 7. Learn ing that he would have no choir Sun day because the leader, Mrs. Maude nights, Feb. 17, 18 and 19, these dates i pike Alden, had resigned, Rev. Wil havir.g been determined upon at the nam II. Phelps of the First Methodist regular meeting of the lodge held last ; church advertised music by prominent Total $941.10 LIBRARIAN'S REPORT. Magazines and general works, 209; phi'osophy, 8; religion, 28; sociol ogy, 115; science, 49; industrial arts, 59; fine arts, 43; literature, 122; travel, 130; history, 123; biography, C9; fiction, 1,982, juvenile, 753; Ger man, 61; total, 3,721; schools. 1,806; 'ClARK AND DUNNE SPEND I A DAY AT THE KEOKUK DAM j Keokuk. Iowa, Jan. 7. Govornors ' elect Clark of Iowa and Huiiie of I Tllinni uArp pneats of in.- rturtiT'tve f '.amd without Yuit I committee of :he tr! state cc'.ebration When tht-v arc just right, the old fash-! i,orP vesterdav. They came for a con ioncd yeast-r.uscd buckwheat cakes are iut ... .i,K ."1 :,, 1 i v a An n.. .,!,. .Liiw.,i .... ference with the committee, which do- awi 11 a sniiuui iiuiiu iu tt i . Ihrrn iu,t ri.hf rn4 ffrtnnu hm 1 ,c 4.- 1 Slit B rot want to be bothered with a bowl of ' Buckwheat Cakes CHILDREN MARCH OUT OF BURNING SCHOOL HOUSE Personal Points A. T. Van Dine of Chicago is in the E. II. Dunavin, 1030 Fifteenth street. is ill at his home with a severe attack of grip. nifht. Four pages of the issue will New York singers. The pastor used 1 total, 5.527; reference, 1,659; grand l: devoted to Moline and Davenpo.tia talkine machine. While some of total, 7,186; received from fines, antler news, and it is a foregone con-1 those present went away talking ad- $15.51. elusion that several prominent Elks versely about "canned music" in will be "kjdded" to the limit. The ! church, most of them were well satis pufers will be circulated broadcast in ( fied. the three cit.ies and will be invaluable j t. nrivoniro ihn ara deRVniiu nf ! XewYork The 501st anniversary of reaching the ear of the fickle public. ! th, birth of Joan of Arc was celcbrat-j htne in a refrigerator car containing Flahorate Dlans are now under wav I e(1 witn the opening of an exhibit of ', potatoes which he was shipping east. for the minstrel show which prom- 1.G00 articles, ranging from large i'cao tr. maiiA nitior D.ickBtnd pr'H mts- i statutes to postage stamps, com mem- Asphyxiated in a Closed Car. Fort Hodge, Iowa, Jan. 7. J. C. Ed wards, son of a farmer near Vater town, S. D., was found asphyxiated Captain and Mrs. W. A. Rosenfield have returned from New York, where fjt aggregation of alleged actors drop ! orating the life of the martyr maid of into the "dog and pony show" class. uneans.i Or.p night will be celebrated as tri-i city night. AWARD ACTO, they spent the holidays". Mrs. Carl Barth of Palmer, Neb., is visiting her mother, Mrs. Frank Day, and sisters, Mrs. Cooper and Mrs. Ignorance of ihe fact that he could not live five hours in a car in which a charcoal burner was !u use cost him h'.t lite. batter .standing around all the time. Midc a:t.r tins recipe, buckwheat cakes aie as gi)J a any you ever ate and much super ior to those made with scli-raising flour. Made with K C double raise bakins ponder, the last of the batter will malic just as l.i;ht cakes as the first K C Buckwheat Cakes Bv Mrs. Jjnct McKenxic Hill. Editor of tlx Boston Cuvkiug School Mjgaxiiie. 1 rupbuckfheat flvur; 1 tc.blc rpoonful sugar; $ Irvrl f.-j.t;xxin-"' K C iHLk.ny 1'i'udcr; 1 cups rUd u ater-A Ua poo)ijul tclL mm to obtain the assistance of the executives of Iowa, Illinois and Wis consin in getting appropriations by the j legisla'ures for the cH'bra! ijn. Cov ' ernor-elect Majors of M.&souri was 1 represented by Sid.iey J. Roy of Han i r.iba', who promised the Missouri r jecutive's support of any action taken 1 by the two other governors, i "I never realized until oday," said ! Mr. Dunne, "the immensity cf the I great dam. It probably i? the great ; est engineering ft at ever undertaken in the United States and undoubtedly jwill have a great economic influence on the development of this whole section of the Mississippi valley. The completion of an enterprise of such national importance should be appro priately celebrated." Witherspoon. J. J. Sundquist, who has been visit ing Miss Mabel Olson, 4503 Eighth avenue, during the holidays, left this noon for his home in Metropolitan, Mich. A destructive fire broke out in the living school in Moline shortly after 1; c'clock this afternoon and at press time the damage had already mounted to more than J3.000 with prospects of it clin-.bine- much hieher. The 250 children wh0 were in the building ; a tev da'3' Bta'- when the laie was discovered were! Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Fletcher of Ma-! inarched out to safety in Just 50 sec-' quoketa, Iowa, are in the city visiting' 01 (is. thanks to the efficiency of their .friends. Mr. Fletcher will leave to-1 The big automobile will be awarded at. one of the performances, tbfe cam paign for subscriptions to conclude about Feb. 1. At the conclusion of la6t night's meeting an elaborate repast was serv- i od uhlch t is understood Rtirnassed Charles E. Evans, formerly of Rock ; aimhlng ln the culinary line which Island, now located in Chicago where ha" (,vor before bren offered for the he is president of the state board of ! dfclctation 0f the antlered tribe in this Darner examiners, is m tne ctty tor city. f:e drill system. Obituiry Franklin Club Annual. The Tri-fity Ben Franklin club will held its annuai oanquet next Saturday Sift tncrther, three timrs, the flour, sugar, and bckirj: powder 1 :tir the wjtcr in a'.l at cr.ee ard bai.e on a hot, well oiled Jfrid i.'.c. lmrkwheat i'.o-t call fcr a penerom i:;c--.re cf b:.kin powder. Part ir.V.k, imy 1 c tied to mix the ukes but Water gives ;uitc :m good results. A dcKciouii "spread" for griddle caces is ni.uc hy r-exmir.r together about twice as uiu.h honry (either comb or ftrair.ed) better. Vc:!i it up with a fork to atiout tl.c consistency of hard sajec. Rraderj c4 this pspcr may obtain "The Cook'x Booi'conuirsiajr this and S9 other cifiicious recirx frtt by sending the colored rrrtifiratc packed in evrry 25-cenf can cf K C lwkinjT PnvrH.-rtothc Jaqiies M5. Co. L'hicafio. S-rvifor "The Ccois book" tdav (Advcrtii.eme&t) evening at the Hotel Davenport, be- , the end WiB morn1ng. He morrow night for Muscatine on a bus- i iness trip before returning home. Frank H. Bertelsen, night clerk at 1 the Hotel Harms, has returned home ' kivard seidel. from Danville, where he attended the : Edward Scidel, a lifelong resident of state convention of the Illinois Hotel Reck Island, passed away this morning I Clerks' association. Mr. Bertelsen! at ?. o'clock at his home. 713 Eighth brought the welcome news with him j street, after a three months' i.lness of : that the 1914 convention of the hotel typhoid fever and pneumonia. He was clerks is to come to Rock Island. iakea U) St. Anthony's hospital hist j Oct. C, where he remained for a month, 1 V M P A fllRFPTflRQ after which he was brought home. I V. M. UIDLl; I UflO His condition gradually grew worse, OLICE ARREST A HOLDUP SUSPECT Identified as Man Who Robbed John Flemming Held Un der $1,000 Bonds. FOR LAGRIP AND MALARIA NO BITTER TASTE rWV A2: 11 gu,nir.g 4: 6:30. The chief speaker w ill be Irving C. Norwood, secretary ! of the Greater Davenport committee, i who was formerly located at Washing- i ten He will discuss the cost system j that prevails in the government print ing office at the capital. was i WILL MEET TONIGHT The monthly meeting of the board Adopts Rule by Commisaion. Otiumwa. Iowa. Jan. 7. Thia citv yesterday adopted the commiss'on fc rm of government by a vote 01 mm to 1.275. Only about haf -he normal vote was cast, owing to a heavy snowstorm. well known here and had a host of i Ticnas. 1 of directors of the Y. M. C. A. will be Mr. rieidel was born Nov. 24. 1877, In held this evening at the Rock Island this city and had resided here ail his j club. Among other things, arrange life. Frior to his illnees he waa em-: ments will be made for a special meet ployed at the Rock Island Sash and; ing of the members of the Y. M. C. Door works. He was a menfber of j a. to be held in the near future Reck Island .aerie at Eagles and Camp j which will be called to make neces No 29. M. W. A. I 6ary changes in the organization. Surviving are his xnot&er, Mrs. Marie j Scidel; three 6ister. Mrs. Louis! Grand Jury is Quiet. Schroeder, Mrs. Adam Butler and Mrs. ! W j Detective Herman Sehnert yester j day ran to earth one of the footpads 1 ; who is alleged to have held up and ! slugged John Flemming shortly after ; midnight, Dec. 29, relieving him 01" all 'his valuables including about 17 in .cash. One of the holdup men was ccptured and identified by the victim jutt 49 hours after the crime was com mitted, but the police had been un able to locate his accomplice. Number : Two was this morning arraigned in police court, where he was identified ; b. Flemmina; as one of the assailants, i The man gave Tils name as Ben W. i P.rssiiier, and pending an investiga iticn Ly the police, his case has been i! -he i Argus. news all the time T. ZeiUer, all of this city, and four ; today in a ouiet manner without civ-' fixed at f 1.000. brokers. Carl, Otto and Emil of Rock j ing out anything for publication. It! . It will be recalled that Flemmlng ' Uland and Herman of Davenport. iwas evident from the witnesses who i war attacked by two holdup men Dec.' The floral of Edward Seidei will be ; were called in that the Ed Patton cse I the first assault taking piace at : i tut Commercial house restaurant. 1 t atid Thurtuay aiurncon at 2 o'clock ! is still the eubject of inquiry. Scientifically combined, pure QUININE, pure WHISKY. NO SUBSTITUTES USED Taken before meals restores appeti'e, taken before retiring sleep. A good medicine to keep in the house. A NATURAL Protected by U. S. registered labels, to imitate is felony. bottles only and sold by all liquor deab-rs. insures TONIC. Put up in