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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, WEDNESDAY. MARCH 26, 1913.
A VENNERBERGS IN CYCLONE'S PATH Terriffic Storm Passes Over Heads of Local Singers Trav eling Western Prairie. sr is anxiously aaitinR further word : fiom the stricken city of Ralston. Mr. , Moran is we! known In this vicinity. at he resided for many years in Dav enport, and has many friends here who , il' be frrieved to hear of his bereave- m nt. Rock Inland, drunkenness, and Hanar ien Vemere v. Theoful Vercere. Moline. desertion. SEEKING FOR COLLEGIANS Frineds Made During Stay in Omaha are Among Killed or Injured In Tornado. FEARS DAUGHTER IS STORM VICTIM Mother of Miss Gertrude Schneider Gripped with Aw ful Anxiety for 24 Hours. ECCENTRIC MAN IN POLICE COURT WHITE SLAVE IN A DARING ESCAPE! U Denies Being Spendthrift I Buys One Pair of Shoes : in Seven Years. MARRIED LIFE A GAY ONE" Woman, Placed in Resort by Husband, Liberates Her self from Bondage. 'Special to Th Arg'in i Wakefield. Neb.. March CC The Wennerber chorua, which is now tour it. k Nebraska, felt the, effects of the destructive tornado which swpt Oma l.a on Monday, rauslr. sifh appalling loss of life The chorus was upending Easier a' St. Ed wards, about Vi miles due wes' of Omaha. The day was warm arid balmy, strongly RiiRKstjve of spring. Afier sii;K!nK at EasteT morning sr i ire at Salem, eight miles out in the ruin'ry fnrrm SL. Edwards, the chorus nmue ready tn start on the overland lnve for Newman's Grove, nine miles distant, where the AtUTiistana s'ncrs were M'hbduled to appear in the even ing Sfifiti after the start was made the v mil began to rise, gust follewed Bust, i itiKl soon a strong gal was blowing from the southwest. Before two miles had been traveled, thunder clouds, which for hours had Riven promise of spring showers, began to thicken. I.OI l1 KKP IIEAK. Two B'rata of cloud b were visible. Ti: lower stratum of clouds was trav eling at h terrific rate from the north Several members of the thorns i oiniiK'iited on cyclone eonditjons. n. was estimated that the clouds were making T'i mile an hour "Hope that, wind doesn't get down here," reuiaiked Sigfrld Hlomgren, a il I v oic-d basso. Covered carruiges saved the chorus from a generous Honking, and by the ;iuie Newman's Crow was reached the in-T'-ury had Cropped 20 degrees. An " '' latp-.r the rain turned to snow ai.d et. mid when th concert began iu 'hi- Lurch, of which Rev. .to.-eph An 1,' ihoii is paxtor, bitter cold prevailed Nut mi' ! 1 Fremont was reached Mon i!.t' noon did the chorus learn of the nMlv storm. Otllll KliJKM4 nr. ICTIMV Omaha dispatches show that the tor miiIo swept within a block of several loilM's where chorus members were Mi r'H.i'.ed Tuesday of last week. iinmi- :be ilei( arc Nets Larson, den i "ii in IniuiHiiuel church, in wh'ih the is sang Ttie injured I n Inrle two I' M Undbers. su- Immatiuel horpital. The girls c;iui'.h' ill The return of Mies Gertrude Schcw der. 1524 Thirty-second strep, from Omaha, yes'erriav, lif'ed a great load of anxiety from her family and friends. She was du home Monday morning, and w nen Blie failed to appear, the dread arose that she had been killed or injured in the disa'er which struck th w.raska city. .Miss Schneider was e'l, hcweer, and unhurt and delayed train s rvire, due to the storm, was. the principal cause for her failure to appear on time Monday. She left h. re Friday for Omaha and before going s'ated that she dreaded the trip and felt that she might never return alive. When news of the dis aster reached her and she failed to return on time, her words were, re called by her mother and the result can be imagined. The family mer every western tram from ear'.y Mon day morning until the arrival yester day. When she finally came, there V-'ant to iect Sten-Chilriren Pram Home Because They Eat Too i POLICE SECURE CLOTHING Much Food. J ', William Connelly, in Felon' Cell,' Faces Penitentiary for i 4 1 VSJlra New Spring Caps MPS Shoes For Boys That classic injunction. "Eat. drink ' and be merry, for tomorrow you die," j was badly trampled upon today when J ,1". A. Schneider, linr, Tenth avenue,! : came to bat in police court, and be-' fore 10 minutes had elapsed, cinched1 Misdeeds. Hastily snatchinp a few articles of; clothing, Mrs. William Connelly, held a captive in a Rock Island red light I a strangle hold on the title. "Meanest resort, several days ago made a thrill-j man in town.'- ing est ape from the premises durins: ! Schneider has been married for sev- a temporary lapse of vigilance upoa j en vear. a t,.ooo hi e Part of ln keeper. The woman, i I so the authorities claimed, had been not live up to certain ideals, hubby has I forced inlo a life of shame 5y htT hl!g. been raising such a disturbance that ! band, who had placed her in the joint it was finally foutia necessary to call in the police. Schneider will never be accused of trying to rob Montie Brew- Great Offer of With two pairs of panta Smart Spring Styles in the latest all wool fabrics, latest shades Suits that will make the lads glad -Parents too will be pleased with the tine v earing qualities and the matchless values in our great offer of Boys' Suits with two pair of pants, sizes 6 to IT, Boys Suits ster of his spendthrift laurels, accord ing to the testimony of members of his family. PRIT.AI, irE4. Here are. a few of Schneider's ideas as to living, etc.: No. 1 Daily diet shall consist of and refused to allow her to leave. But scantily clad, the rouge still on her cheeks, the unfortunate woman fled from her captors and is now in hid ing. The police three days ago vis ited the resort, which is located on Twenty-first street, and secured her clothing. As a reuslt, William Con-' nelly faces a penitentiary sentence, . and the rolice are now scouring the ' In Our Boys' Big New Daylight Department Store 3d Floor FREE: Baseball and Bat with Every Boy's Suit was gencnil rejoicing anions her re'.a- j heans. potatoes, bread and meat, with- i country in order to locate the woman i tlvc; RIVER GUIDES TO BE LIGHTED SOON Orders from Light House In spector Are to Have Lamps Earning After March 31. out deviation, and secure the evidence which they are Xo. 2 For a family of eight, the fol- j confident w ill land the man in the p'-n-jiowing: supplies shall be used in one Herniary. , day: One platter of beans, one loaf j MAV ' ahrktkii. of bread, one pint of milk, two pounds j Connelly was arrested at the resort. of meat, and a potato to each person, :219s Twenty-first street, last night. , o. :: Fish shall be strictly tabooed, , and this morning was sentenced to U and the purchase of such, meat shall days in jail on a charge of vagrancy. iie grounds for a family insurrection, j Iast summer Mrs. Connelly was com i No. 4 Husbands shall purchase their ' pelled to work in the DuPrez joint. a -i w ives but one pair of shoes in seven icordlng to the authorities. Weary of 'ears. her life of shame in the Twenty-first In il.n enter nt I'l l iii'i-inleiit The Biiu'Hinii-i'i's official opening of navigation on the Mississippi river iibme St. I.ouis is bet for March 31. aecorditit! 'o orders issued today from Hie I tht house department of tbe loeal I'nited S'a'es engineer's head MuaiterF. The river guide lights be ti'!i I'.uffa (i and Keithsburg and be tween Keokuk and (,'an'on will be ligh'eij for the first time tliis season on Hiat date. With the river at its present liitli Mage and prospects fur us remaining high ver briHli'. the !:gh's tienvefn Kock Island and Buf falo ami be; ween Kei'hsburg and Keo kuk need not lie lighted as yet. No. 5 T'pon payment of $3 at the police station, a proud father is en titled to the privilege of going home and slapping each member of the fam ily upon the face. No C Tbe father is absolute boss. MICH WOE. Schneider and his wife have both tro'ted a heat in the matrimonial sweepstakes prior to the present en- street red light joint, and hoping to es cape from virtual slavery, t.he har assed woman decided to risk bodily injury at the hands of her husband, and make a break for liberty. At the time of her flight she secured but a few articles of clothing. Afraid to re turn lest ber husband leat, her. she 'sought the aid of a .Monmouth man, who, accompanied by an officer, visited Rev. of w In I I lie lKi'. s also SHI.g wi-ie out, walking and were 'ii s'niin an.1 injured, though no, m-r- " '-'y The l.ospi'al was near the I'iiili of the tornado, but whs not dam :.ge, The chorus members a-, m tiK'ii liape it nd are meeting splendid to e. .lis ' fry here. despite ad'.tise i at her conditions MISSISSIPPI IS HIGH AT PRESENT , gagement. Claiming fiat he married ! h's wife alone and not her family, he j objected strenuously when his spouse i brought to the abode three children by her first husband. He immediate ';. tied the score by bringing three 'children of his own, by his first wife. Kor the past few months Schneider has ; been dissatisfied with conditions, and on March 1 induced an attorney to send a letter to his wife's children, in- i forming them that they must either 'aca'e his premises or be prosecuted n trespassers. His step-children have the place and secured the clothing, j Connelly immediately vowed von- ! geance upon the man who had be friended his wife, and afier bothering the police for several days in an effort, . to discover his identity, was finally 1 locked up. TO IM H IIAIM.KV Connelly claims to be a bartender by occupation, but, according to his own admission in police court this morning, had worked only two weeks during the six monihs of his stay in the city. Commissioner Hart stated THE DEMOCRATIC TOWN NOMINEES the township committee, composed of J the Roc k Island members of the dein- I ocratic county committee, at, Turner j hall at 7:30 this evening. i Louis Ohlweiler, Candidate for the Office of Assistant Supervisor. DAVENPORT GIRL VICTIM OF STORM Daughter of Arthur Moran Kill ed in Cyclone at Ralston, Neb.. Last Sunday. Local fr.ends will be sorrt to learu o' 'In- death of the li .-Hr old d.mgli '.i ot Arthur Moran. formerly of !w ei port, who was in the ccloue at lial (.loii. Nel. last Suudrt Mis Ijiiiis II I ! .t ie, 4U'-'i Jsewntli avenue, in this c.i. received word vesterday that Hie M mi liH.l claimed as a victim Miss Mi inn and t hut Mrs Moran was sen oi m injured. drs Tliiele ha received no particu l.i!- of the tragedv. The word tame . . si-rd.i.v ri'la'ni' to the death and F.eadmg at Noon Today Shows Stream Over 12 Feet Above Low Water Mark. Al'liougb rl 1 ci.iid io",s do n"' P'p vail a' llml 1-ianii. -l:i', 'he Missis sippi is ti;iiisua!l iilgn. When ask' d ie!;ii:ve to i lie ,-iage of tin- river and the posf'hil'.ly of a coT'liued rise, observer. I M Sherier s uteil "Itiink 'lie cret-' i f lb,- rise has he- n reached. 'I'hi reading at noon tuday lure was 1 feet J inches alove lovv water mark. Tb" reading a' liub;iiic ye.-. '"ii,i moririic was j ti an-i today I.'. Tin ( mlitio is here and at I'uliuijiie are ylnicst idenvca!. a thotign 'in"!' is i.siia'.;. a dirt, recce of about two t-et . ' The w.Ver is leptnteil as falling at l'airie du Cbien and at lubuiiie and 'bat ineiiis tiuit a s;nii!ar cindit!-ui will exist her soon I thin.- tie river is as li'gb lerr- as it will t and that no i'pprelictigion need h felt The river must be over IS feet above low water mark hi 'c-,, a flood would result in re Hiid I do not believe 'lit f.eiire vvii! be approached" I.H1I paying board, but Schneider ou- j ,nls morning tnat an effort would be ' .i' cts to their presence. This morning I ma,le t0 l''atp "'e missing Mrs. Con- j be was brought Into police out t J nf"lly' ani should the evidence show c harged with disorderly conduct. The i t,iat has UPf,n forced into vvhite' ase was dismissed, after which the! magistrate Informed tile dissatisfied lather that the step-children, being minors', had as much rijht, as his own offspring. '4K DISMISSKI). S'lineider detests fish. His wife has purchased the piscatorial variety of food twice a week, and each time there has been a battle. He claims the chil dren are overfed and that too much slavery, the husband will in all prob ability he sent over the road New Pastor Surprised. Rev. J. W. Whitfield, who recently assumed the pa.storate of the Second Baptist church. Sixth avenue- and Tenth street, was most agreeably sur prised at his home, 806 Fifth avenue, by members of his congregation last evening. Many jseful gifts were left provender is to be condemned. Sev-!wi,n ,ne minister, and the evening ral nights ago he entered the bed room of his step-daughters, it is alleg ed, and throwing children and sheets out of doors, proceeded to utilize the four poster himself. Mrs. Schneider, in order to demonstrate her husbnad's generous nature, testified that he had bought her but one pair of shoes in the seven rears of her married life. The court advised the belligerents to patih up their difficulties and try to g' t along. was pleasantly passed. New Man at McCabe's. Kd Miller, for many years in the furniture and carpet department of the Fair. Davenport, is now w ith L. ! S. McCabe & Co. 3 v 2- v .... . ... 4 Louis Ohlweiler. The Democratic Can I'OI.It'K MAtilSTR ATK 'liarl J. Smith. ASSISTANT Jl'PEHVIil)KS I.wiiia Ohlwrllrr, Hrmry Kulim, t-'.lmrr vli lliile, Inernt A Murphy, Henry t . lllnrleba. JlMiCKS OK TIIK l"ICA4'K Jnmm V. Mauekrr. Carl Knrhl. W. '. IVok. 0!TAUI.KS ituuiurl I'llrpat rick., M1ke Mlola. MEET TONIGHT TO COMPLETE PLANS Democratic Candidates and Committees to Confer at Turner Hall. ELECTION NOTICE. FARMER BURNS TO WRESTLE HERE Well Known Grappler to Meet Buck Olson of Minneapolis in Tri-Cities April 3. SPECIALS Coming from one of the oldest, best ki own and most respected families in ii;ck Island. Louis Ohlweiler. one of Thursday, Friday and Saturday lhe Jmocruuc nominees for assistant -AT The R. D. & M. Athletic club an- iiticed today that it has secured tbe , halves, per lb. CREHM mm You will find it a great satisfaction to do More Home Baking You will make biscuit, cake and pastry clean, fresh and tasty better every way than the ready made foods. Dr. Price's Baking Powder is specially devised for home use, and makes home baking easy and a delight. It will pro tect you from the dread alum baking powders, which are too frequently found iu the ready made articles, and insure you food of the highest healthfulness. well known Farmer Burns to engage in a lout in the tri-cities, April 3, with Bu k jlsm, the Minneapolis'grappler. This match should prove an unusually good drawing card, for the "Farmer'' has a best of friends in this city, be sides iieing known to every lover of the game. In his day th'tre was not a ileverer wrestler in the business than Burns, and his personal habits are such that he has cot lost ail bis skill and cunning by any meane. Bobby ByluTid of Moline and the "unknown" whom he met at the last card rut on by the club will wrestle to a finish, as the semi-w'.ndup for the main go of the evening. Other pre liminaries are to be arranged. It has r.ct been decided which of the three cities :s to have the bouts. Five Sue For Divorce. I Five suits for divorce were filed j in the office of the circuit e'erk this i morning by Attorney H. M. McCaskrin. j The titles of the actions and tbe cause i in each one follows: May me Pont- zius vs. Clarence Pontzius, Rock Is j iand. desertion; Mary Campbell vs. George Campbe'.l. Rock Island, deser- .t:on: Beile McKay, vs. Louis McKay, j Rock Island, drunkenness and deser it:02; Clara Biva.cs vt. Thomas Bivani, , J CLEMENT'S GROCERY Large Fancy Layer Figs, per lb IOC hunkel's Premium Baking Chocolate still selling, OQr per lb aCuC New English Walnut Meats. IO ...t-CL .$1.39 2 dozen in $1.35 95c A2kc 22c 9c $1.29 $1.39 $1.39 .$1.39 Sugar, 25 lb. sanitary cot- tou sacks, per sack Buy a case of Sweet Corn case, per can 6c; jer case Fancy Seeded Raisins, 3 pkgs. 1 for l'5c; doien Peaches, 2Vi lb. cans, Cali fornia, per can Apricots, lb. cans, Cali fornia, per can Af paragU6 Tips, square cans, per can Florida Grape Fruit, large; 6 for 50c; each Golden West Flour, P'.t sack , Cold Medal Flour, ; pf r sack : Ceresota Flour, per sack , ; Goldrim Flour, per sack ! Frank's Milwaukee Sausage. A Full Line of Fruits and Vegetables. supervisor, has by his steady habits ' und correct living won friends all over ' the ciiy. lie v as born 56 years ago in the T"."ird ward and there he has always re i sided. If the best index to a man's ..harai'ter is his standing where he is ! best, known, then Mr. Ohlweiler ought to b proud of the regard in which he evF'n'li street. ig h.i,j Fourteenth FioTi a boy he has been in the em- avenue. ! ploy of the f'arse & Ohlweiler bottling j works and for jears has served an shipping f ierk. He is a family man and a property hi'Mer and possesses the qualifications essential to making an Ideal supervisor. Notice is hereby given, that on Tuesday, the lirst day of April, A. I)., 1913, an election will be held iu the city and township of Hock Islaud, 111., for the following officers, to wit: CITY OFF iOK. One police magistrate. TOWN OFF1CKRS. Five assistant supervisors. Five justices of peace. Five constables. Places for registration and voting will be as follows: First precinct 413 Fourth avenue. Second precinct 7u2 Second ;i ve nue. Third precinct 1014 Third avenue. Fourth precinct 924 Ninth street. Fifth precil.ct Court house, east door. j Sixth precinct 1424 Seventh ave- : nue. ! Seventh precinct 1 101 Fifteenth 1 street. Eighth precinct 114 Third avenuo. Ninth precinct Trinity Parish house. Nineteenth street and Six'h ', avenue. f Tenth preciuct Hose house on Tw en'y-second street. Eleventh precinct Schmid's gro cery store, 823 Twentieth street. . Twelfth precinct Twenty sixtl. street, between Sixth and Seventh h venue. Thirteenth precinct--709 Twenty- The Kink Island members of the deiiMx ratic oiinty committee, compos ing the democratic township commit tee, meet pursuant to the call of Chair man Bert Coi'licn at, Turner hall, at 7:;'." this evening, with the democrat ic i aiiilidiiies for city and tow nship offices, to cniiii'li ie plans for the cam paign. As i! is ili last meeting before tjie election, the ai i ciiiia in e of all commit teemen and candidates is urgently l'e- lU sled. FIRST VFLIDTn H DARKENSTHE HAtR precinct- "01 Fifth Notes of the Local Campaign Charles J. Smith will be reelected police magistrate next Tuesday, and deserves to be. For assistant supervisors, the demo-' cri'tic candidates are all representative mtn and should be elected. They are Lcuis Ohlweiler, Henry Huben, Elmer .Mf Tole. Vincent A. Murphy and Henry C. Hinriche. ' .Tarnes W. Maucker. Carl Kuehl ' ar.d W. C. Peck, the democratic candi-; da ics for justices of the peace, are all : wrnby men who will bring to the of-; fi'es ab:,ity and judgment. Fifteenth precinct -Peterson's car penter shop 510 Forty-fifth street. Sixteenth precinct 134' Thirty eighth street. Seventeenth precinct--1324 Tturf eth s'reet. Hated at Rock Island. I I , M.,.- ), 1013. SHIRLEY D. FOLHO.M. Town f'l-Tlc. m. t. RrnrntEX, City Clerk Df Rock Island. III. (Adv.) A Simple Remedy Gives Color, Strength and Beauty to the Hair.r You don't have to have pray hafr or faded l.air if you don't want to. Why look old or unattrictive? If your hair in irrny or fud 'd, you can change it easily, quickly and effectively ly using Wycth's Stie- and Sulphur Hair Remedy. Apply a little tonight, and in the morning you will Ik; agreeably sur-prisr-1 nt the results from a sinple Hpplii-ijti in. The ray hniri will be less iDiispicii-- u, and after a few mors :ipplic;.tioii3 will bo ro-.tored to natural coior. Wycth's Scr and Sulphur also quick ly removes d.m iriiiF, leaves tho scalp eiejin and In anl v, end promotes the e-rowth f the "liair. It a clean whi-le.-on.e (Ires ir;; which may be used at any lime with perfect safety. (ict a fifty c-ritbottlo from yourdruc- t to.-hiv, and f -f how cui-;k!y it will restore tt.v. youtiiful color and beauty oi jour brur a .1 forever end tho nasty ih.ndru!f, hot, itchy scal and falling hair. All (ir l yi-ts cAl it under puar-;;nt'-' that l1:-; money will bo r funded if y-y-i aro r.o. i-t-'-'t-iied after fair trial. Sp' clnt ag'-nts. ITarpT Koine phar-:-..'t y, i'jth St.. 2w.i Av:. (Advert meui ), fit Sfaarns' RatiRsa i'-r E X P E R T Watch and Jewelry Repairing. Main Spr;ns, Guaranteed 18 Ilonths, $1.00. A. N. RKINIiRTB AT E. H. CLEMENT 326 20th St. """'"lllww"",WJI''li Samuel Fitzpatrkk and Mike Mintz ! ehould be eltcud constables next Tuesday. Extenriinates Cjckroa' hea r.inej.Iy ai very t;-re;sfhly : u) iial-i, Mice, v aK-roujfa, etc. Eel th3 gen'jin3, refuss hnitations Money Uw i IX I: W.'. At all dealers, 25c and $1.C0. The deiuocratic taadidates meet with j SUarns' EUetrta Pasta Co., Chicajo, riinois. .1 J 1 1 8 1St:i Street j CIDED IF YOU HAVE DE Kle i i;eniocr;ts to the county board in xt Tuesday and fr;v the people a new deal. to rrove, call the Rapid Dslivery Ex-p-f(,8 company. Telephone W. 1188. Prices reacnable. Trey also deliver la'-ir.ches to and from the river.