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a. mi.i. ' , THE HOCK ISLAND ARGUS, TUESDAY, MARCH i DAY IN DAVENPORT Steals $25 From Cash Register Riding the cash rccister of $-5 after tlioy had entered tho place by climb ing through tho transom of the front uoor. burglars were successful at the Sam Lebo lunch room, 103 West Third street, late Saturday night or early Sunday. After securing the loot the thieves lft the place via the back floor, which was swinging open Sun day morning when the robbery was first discovered. Mr. Lezo notified the police Immediately and city detectives were assigned to the caff. There are, jio clews to the Identity of the pcrpe-. trators. Breaking a large plate glass window In the paloon of Claus Rudenbeck, 431 Kast Fourth street, burglars entered the place and escaped with half a dozen bottles of whisky. No money was reported missing. The robbery was not discovered until daylight, when the broken window was noticed by passersby and the police were r.otlfied. Suffering From Lapse o.f Memory Wandering about the Davenport depot tit the Rock Island railroad yesterday in the dazed condition and apparently afflicted by lapse of memory. J. L. Kern, a stranger in the city, was pick ed up by the Davenport police and taken to St. John's ward of Mercy hos pital. Kern stated that he lived at 1S7 Gillette street. Kondulae. Wis., and that his father is Louis It. Kern or that city. Kern's memory is hazy on nearly all other matters. He has been in Davenport but a few days and has been stopping at the Davenport hotel. The police have notified the man's relatives. Record Price for 40 Acres of Land Tlie transfer of the Kreitcr farm to Tmil Rohlfs and wife was made yes terday in the offices of Alfred Mueller uml Paul Mever. The rjrlce paid. $3$6.h0 per acre Is believed to be a J record price for Scott county farm ' land. The farm consists of 40 acres and is located one:half mile from the county poor farm. I 'Building Permits Sixteen building! .. l.; or, nvrw,wlt..ro r.t $.152,932 were issued during February. In February. 1912. eight permits were Issued for $14,325 worth of new build ings. The Black Hawk hotel made the total so great this year. That per mit was for $232,000. Aside from this, however. February was a good month for new homes, 15 permits of this kind were issued against 8 a year ago. Held to Grand Jury Wm. AJday was held to the grand jury after a preliminary hearing on a charge of as sault with intent to commit murder. His bonds were fixed at $2,000. which he was unable to furnish and was re manded to jail. Alday is charged with having resisted arrest when the offi cers broke into his home, 1050 West Second street, last Wednesday night. and to have pointed a loaded shot gun at Officer Dahlquist. with the com mand that he leave the premises. Al day was promptly covered with re .Tolvers In the hands of City Detec tives Chas. Schlueter and Charles Boettcher. who followed Officer Dahl quist into the house. The shot gun was taken away from him and was found to have been loaded. . Licensed to Wed Alfons Schwak e!s Rock Island; Maria DeSchryner, Rock Inland. Perry E. Davis. Daven port; Jessie K. French.' Davenport. Otto Witt, Davenport: Alpha 1- Walk er, Davenport. Fred J. Relnecke, Bur lington; Ora B. Wlllson, Burlington. John Mast. Buffalo, and Kir.mii Duszen, Andulusia, III. Rotary Clubs Aids Unfortunate The spirit of charity prevailed among the membership of tho Rotary club at its meeting and luncheon at the Com .werclal club yesterday. Without us-, lug any names, W. H. Korn called the member's attention to a cae where the head of a family lost a leg In an accident and where it was de sired to purciiase an artificial limb. Tho case had been Investigated by tho Ladies' Industrial Relief society and pronounced meritorious. The hat was passed and the sum of $150 con tributed by the Rotary members. Tills Is ample for the purpose and the ar tificial limb will be purchased at once. F. Ij. Smart, superintendent of schools, addressed tho meeting in regard to the forthcoming school election, explain ins 'n detail the several propositions to be voted upon. He laid particular stress upon the great need of a raan ual training building. Obituary Record Joseph Stafford, a well known retired farmer and a resi dent of this county for over 70 years, died at the family home, 905 East Fourteenth street, of pneumonia after a brief illness of only a few days' dura tion. Deceased was born In Green county, Indiana, Oct, 22. 1S37. He came west to Scott county in 1S43 and has 6lnce resided here. The family set tled on a farm in Lc-Claire township. Later Mr. Stafford purchased part of the old homestead and other lands, where ho resided until six years aso, then retiring and coming to Davenport. Mr. Stafford was united in marriage to Miss Mary A. Paul, daughter of John and Margaret Paul, la 1S60. Of this union three children were born, Mrs. Ella Sorrowfree of Davenport, William J. Stafford of Pense, Sas katchewan, Canada, and H. L. Stafford of this city. These with the wife, nine grandchildren, two brothers and one sister, survive and mourn the loss. August Rohirr, 64 years old. a resi dent of Davenport for CO years, died at tho home of his daughter. Mrs. E. A. Larsen. 2020 Telegraph road. He had been ill for some time, suffering with Bright's disease. He was born July 28, 185(1. in Schleswie. Holstein, Germany. When a child of four years, he came with his parents to the Unit ed States. The family came direct to cv.t e.nintv. Mr. Roh'.ff has since made Davenport his home. Besides the w ife, three survive him, one daugh ter, Mrs. E. A. Larsen, two sons. J. L. Rohlff of Canby. Minn., and Bert RohllT of Bellfouche. S. .. four brothers, Henry and William Rohlff of Davenport, Fred Rohlff of Eldridge and Asmos Rohlff of Everly, la., and four grandchildren. The funeral was held at 2 o'clock this afternoon from the home of his daughter, with inter ment in Fairmount cemetery. After a lingering illness of several years. Frits Theodore Zarnt, a resi dent here for over 50 years, died at his home, 1547 West Sixth street. He was 76 years oiu. ueceeu a uum in Mecklenberg, Germany, Sept. 10, 137. He resided there until 18G4. filled with a spirit of wandering, he emigrated to the United States. Im mediately after landing at New York City, he came west to Davenport. Be sides Jlis wife he is survived by five children, Mrs. George Steckel. Mrs. Richard Collins, Louis and William Zarnt and Mrs. Joseph Remer, and 14 grand children. A sjn-in-law, Henry Rochman, also survives. Mrs. Dollie Katherlne Earl died m her home, 1314 Fulton avenue after 77 GIRL ACCUSER ON ADVICE OF PRIES Young; Chicago Stenographer Charges Manufacturer Drug ged Her in Restaurant. lingering. Illness, at the age of years. Mrs. i.any was Dorn in in. diana, April 15, 1S36. She came to Iowa, In the early '40s, and was mar ried in Davenport in 1S45 to Geor, E. IJavls, who died 35 years ago. ar&iU in 1S71, the deceased was unitea in marriage with Henry Earl, who sur vives, so do also three children, L. A. Earl, C. H. Earl and Mrs. A. M. Davis, Word has been received here by Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Burr, 427 East Fourteenth street, telling of the death of their son, D. R. Burr, who passed away at his home in Milwaukee at o'clock yesterday morning. He was 35 years old. Mrs. Burr left Immediately for Milwaukee, and will accompany the body of the young roan to Sand wich. 111., where burial will be made tomorrow afternoon from the home WIFE OF EXPLORER SHACKELTON f .iz-tZ-? :iiYf ' &y : - v : u . , k Chicago. 111.. March 3. Advice given in tho confessional led to th swearing out. of a warrant yesterday for the arrest of John P. Cummings of 5123 Sheridan road on serious charges made by Miss Dorothy Moore, 19 years old, of 2365 West Harrison street, stenographer. Mr. Cummings Is manufacturer of liquid cleaner and Is married. Miss Moore, who is motherless and came to Chicago from JJetroit seven months ago, charges that on Feb. IS Cummings drugged her in a downtown restaurant and while she was In dazed condition took her to the New Albany Hotel at 205 West Randolph street. "Why didn't you complain to som judge before this?" Miss Moore was asked by Judge Scully, before whom she appeared. "I was ashamed to say anything about it I was terribly frightened.' the girl replied. "Then I went to Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic church, and in the confessional I re lated what had occurred to Father Mulherin. Ho told me It was my duty to prosecute the man to make an ex airmle of him to save other cirls in Chicago. That's why I came to you My mother died three years ago. and I didn't know w hom to go to until the priest gave me his advice." Father John Mulherin, assistant pas tor of Our Lady of Sorrows church said that he could not discuss the girl's story. "The secrets of the confessional are sacred and mv tongue is tied," was his only comment. "Blackmail pure and simple' was the comment that Mr. Cummings made last night over the telephone. "The whole story is false from beginning to end." Mrs. Cummings was also vigor ous In the defense of her husband, "The story doesn't appeal to my rea son," she said. appetite! f wnmw VIOLA Lady Shackleton. This Is the latest photograph of the charming Lady Shackleton. wife of the polar explorer. Lieutenant Ernest Shackleton, attache to the British navy. Lieutenant Shackleton Is preparing for another dash to the south pole and Is much Interested In the contemplated round the world flight In an aeroplane. Clean as a Dutch Kitchen! Wc arc as cranky on the subjeer of cleanliness as the most finicky Dutch housewife. Our bakery is kept spotlessly clean. That's the reason for the .name " llliJcWiTOl It's Mad, Clmtm it's kept as clean as it it , roadc Slipped as it comes from the oven into dainty wax . ed wrappers. You get it always . fresh, appetizing and whole some and, oh, how rood if taitesl -' K Jt Buy a loaf today of roar H. Korn Baking Co. SS," Eock Island, nt jffli y- of the deceased's wife. Besides the parents Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Bnrr. de cedent la survived by two sisters, Mrs. Lout 3 B Amo of Davenport and Miss Maudo Burr fit home. Andrew Lanorkavic, a laborer em ployed by the Griffin Tile and Brick company at Griffin, was instantly kill ed by a slide In the clay pit Thursday, Feb. 19. There were others in the clay pit at the time, but Lanorkavic was the only one caught' in the elide His death was instantaneous. The coroner's jury rendered a verdict of accidental death. Mr. Lanorkavic cantie to this country four months ago, leav ing his wife and children in the old country. The : remains were brought to Viola Friday eveniag and funeral services were held Saturday morning at 11 o'clock from the Catholic church, conducted by Father Welsh of Keiths- burg. Interment was made in the Catholic cemetery in Viola. The "42" club was delightfully en tertained by Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Haflin Tuesday evening, Feb. 24. The hostess served nice refreshments during the evening. Mrs. E. C. Grove of Chicago is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Ella Bantle. Lee Johnson moved into the Fisk property which he recently purchased the first of the week. Mr. Drake will occupy the place he lately vacated. The Delta Sigma club entertained at a progressive dinner party Satur- .Don't eat without an It's loading more upon an already overloads digestion. Appetite is Nature's signal for more! WRIGLEYS makes Nature give you the "appetite signal." It causes digestion-aiding saliva and adds digestion-aiding mint leaf juice. It brightens teeth and purifies breath besides. BUY IT BY THE BOX ' of twenty S cent packages for 85 cents at meat rfeafen 1 I It's the hospits confection. It's ideal to have in the house for family or friends. It stays fresh until Be SURE it's WRIGLEVS. Look for the spear. Keeps Your Stove Always Ready for Company' MAJOR RAY DEFEATED IN PROMOTION FIGHT Washington, D. C, March 3. Major Beecher B. Ray of the quartermaster's corps of the army, formerly a mem ber of the pay corps, received a set back yesterday in his efforts to compel the secretary of war to send his nomi nation to the senate as a lieutenant colonel to fill an existing vacancy. The court of appeals of the District of Columbia upheld the secretary of war from jumping another officer over his head. Major Ray formerly was stationed In Chicago.. Before his appointment to the pay corps of the army be was an official of the railway brotherhood. President Taft nominated Major Ray for promotion to the next higher grade, but the senate took no action on the case. Later Secretary of War Garrison submitted the question to the attorney general, who held that the president has the right to nominate an officer Junior to Major Ray In case he felt that the major was not qualified for the promotion. On May 17 last Major Ray applied to the secretary of war questioning his nomination for promo tion. This Secretary Garrison declin ed to do, following the opinion from the attorney general. Major Ray then applied td the su preme court of the District of Colum bia for an Injunction to prevent nomi-j 0i uui'iig uu umcer junior to n:m to the I ? existing vacancy. The court denied I him any redress and the court of ap- peals today affirmed thi decision. 4t A bright. cle.Tn. elossy stove is the joy and pride of every housekeeper. But it is tiara to xeep a stove nice ana snmy unless Black Silk Stove Polish is used. Here Is the .reason: Black Silk Stove Polish slicks right to the iron. It doesn't rub oft or dust off. Its shine lasts four tutus longer than the shine of any other pclish. You only need to polish one fourth as often, yet your stove will be (leaner, brighter and better looking thaa it has been since you first bought it. Use BLACK SILK STOVE POLISH en your parlor stove, kitchen stove ores itnvo. iet a can from your hardware or Hove dealer. It yon do not find it Ar" than aay other atova polish you have rvrr used 6tnv. your dealer is authorized to refund your money. Hut we feel aure you will ag-ree with the thantamttt of other cp-to-date women who are now using Black Mk Stove Polish and who say it il ISO "tat umt fvitih tzxr mctfe.'' LIQUID OR PASTE ONE QUALITY Pe ttire to ret the ernwfnt. Black Silk Stow Polish coats you no mart than the ordinary kind. Keep your grates, reeister. lender and stove Elpes bricht ami freo from rustinsr by uslne UACK SltX AIR-DRYtNG ENAMEL Blush tree with each can ol CDttmcl only. Cse FLACK SILK METAL POUSH for silver ware, nickel, iinwurc- or brass. Il works quickly, easily, and leaves a brilliant surface. It has no equal tor use cn automobiles. Black Silk Stove Polish Works STERLING. ILLINOIS day evening in honor of the Misses Ruth Wilson and Sara Megchelson, who attending Monmouth college and were guests of their sisters here over Sunday. The first course was served at the home of Miss Wild a Barnes. The second course was served by the Misses Maude Megchelson and Wilson at the home of Mrs. D. F. Ralston. The last course was served at the home of Miss Lena Terrey to which place the young men were invited to spend the remainder of the evening in a good social tiiPie. Miss Ruth McCreary, who has been taking treatment at the Galesburg hos pital for the past three months, was operated on for appendicitis last Tues- i day. She stood the operation well and Is improving fast. Dr.. Walter Miles and her brother-in-law, M. J. Ryan, weni over i uesaay morning and were prespnt at the operation. Mr. andw Mrs. Percy McAtee return ed home from a ten days' visit with relatives at Alnsworth and Crawfords ville, Iowa. Miss Laura Harriett of Lathrop, Mo., arrived last week for a visit at the home of W. H. Bissell. Miss Marie Greenwood of Sherrard concluded her visit at the home cf her uncle. Wheeler Greenwood, leaving Tuesday morning for her home, going by way of Moline, to visit "rir brother before returning to Sherrard. Mrs. Hattie Holloway McCIung of Monmouth attended the funeral of her uncle, A. N. Bliss. Thursday. B. L. Christy left Monday evening for Bloomfleld, Iowa, on a business I trip. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Snyder of Rock Island were guests Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed PhllliDS. Mrs. H. E. Woods attended the fun eral of Mrs. Winbigler. in Alexis Tuesday. Walter Corsepius went" to DeWitt, Iowa, Tuesday. He will then go to Doman. Iowa, to look after bis farm interests at that place. Sunday morning the fire company was called to the home of William Terrey. where a spark from the fur nace chimney had set Are to the roof of the kitchen. After a hard Ctht: th blase was extinguished. The damaen will amount to several hundred dol lars which was fully covered by In surance. Master Ray Harper returned to Galesburg Wednesday after a week's visit with his grandparents. Rev. and Mrs. C. C. Harper. G. W. Johnson and son, David, were in Galesburg Wednesday. Miss Ida Morsyth a teacher'iu the school near Reynolds, visited Saturday and Sunday at the home of her grand mother, Mrs. Gwen Thomas. Father Field of Galesburg had charge of the services at the Catholic church Sunday in the absence of Father McKinnery. E. C. Fitch of Spring Ranch, Neb., arrived Sunday for a visit at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Fitch living south of town. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ross visited relatives in Keithsburg over Sunday. W. H. Bissell returned home Satur day from Creston, Iowa. Jonathan Bliss and son, Jonathan, who accompanied the remains of AI- bert N. Bliss here for burial, left Tues Viola the latter part of the week for a short visit with his sister, Mrs. Ht tie Stewart, and family. Friday he r turned to Clayton and left Monday for his home in Los Angeles, Cal. f Rev. T. J. McKinnery, who called to Champaign Saturday by tin death of his father, left Sunday n maining until after the funeral whic took place Tuesday. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Kw menberg Wednesday, Feb. 18, a daugh ter. John Senton and Glen Jones went to Aledo Saturday. . - Earl Phillins was accompanied bom by his college friends. Onie Day Kenneth Gordon, cf Aledo, for as otK day for their home in Loxley, Ala. The Sunday stay. Mr. Phillips and nis Other son. Albert of St Tbilisi vhn lor Mnrv entortninpri friends, 't was the diversion of the evening. other son, Albert of St. Louis, who ter. Mary, entertained friends. was here for the funeral, departed for his home thesame evening. A. W. Park arrived home Saturday from a trip to Greenfield, Iowa. His daughter, Miss Alice, who has been visiting in Greenfield, for several weeks, accompanied him home. Mr. Park attended tho cattle sale in Cres ton and bought a load of cattle for feeding. Sam J. Andrews, who brought the remains of his wife back from Cali fornia to Clayton for burial, came to A great majority of persons af flicted with ecuema liave no otSef ailment, which is accepted as prrof that ecaema is purely a skin a ease. Meritol Ec::ema .Rmtdy recommended especially for ' ettts and diseases cf the skin. If yon V afflicted with this terrible disww we ask you to use this remedy bo wi guarantee. H. O. Rolfs. Rock I1m. 111., exclusive agent. (Adv.) ' If ScfSl H uiajjat I il Tmi n.l Uw OhSj I K. I . Spas yJiWVJEHSna!"" QPEEDWAY has brought relief to muusanas. it can take the pains and aches out of your tired, stiffened mus cles and make them supple and flexible. 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