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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY. MAY 15, 1014.
MURDER CASE NOT TO BE HEARD BY PRESENT JURORS Attorney for Defendant Claims Criticism of Court Preju diced the Panel. IN HARRY MORRISON CASE Judge Olmsted Sets Civil Trial Calen dar Frank, Mysterious Strang. Make Appearance. er. was stolen H roust have been taken by Frank. The cano went to the Jury at 11 o'clock. J. K. Scott appeared for the defense. Caldwell Cate. J. A. Caldwell, charged with steal log. Feb. 26. 19M. a photographers lens, total value $57, from Harry C. Stahl. was then put on trial. C. S. Roberts Is his attorney. The work of securing a Jury mas Interrupted this morning pending the return of the panel in the previous case, as there were not enough men to complete the list. Civil Calendar. Judge Olmsted this morning set a trial calendar for civil cases to be started Monday. The ca.se against John rtavis and James McKenna, charged with larceny, which was set for Monday, will be tried at that time if witnesses from Indiana arrive. If not, this with the rest of the criminal I business for the Mav urK R over to later In the term TV -rini:na1 . v i or perhaps -- -.---- s I next. This morning G. A. Shall- Charles Johnson, will be continued to the di'pofcd of. here, attorney for Mo'.ine, charged with murder, petitiou cd Judce R. W. Olmsted to Lake the case from tin trial calendar. He ob jfcted to the present Jury hearing the ;s-su . berause of the recent criticism the court is alleged to have made to the J-.irors in the Harry Motrison case, ah"" a verdict of acquittal was re turned, in the face of what looked like rtmH.isivp -iieine of cuilt. Attorney Sballberp ciiargtd the ro-! marks would be prejudicial to tbe in-j teres's of his client, and the court tcck the case frm the calendar. The i mattpr will probably not be heard this J term. Junuson is aueueu 10 nave run woodworks oter John I.isdgren. flagman at the! Fifteenth street crossing in Moline. j Aug. l'13. inflicting injuries from j hich I.iuili:rcn died at the 11J of a' mcnth. j Mysterious "Frank. t A mysterious stranger, firs, name Frank. last name unknown, appeared J yfstrday afternoon in the case cf i Walter Howard and Ray Sk:nner i harcfd with b'irglarizinc the barn of Kdard McKniry at Milan Feb. 1?. 1M4. and stealing a double set of har ness val'ied at $110. "When the defendants were put on the s and yes'erday afternoon, they both claimed that Frank, who worked with them on the Rock river during the ice season, bad induced the men to hire a rig in Davenport and go to Milan for the purpose of securing the harness in question: that Frank made the trip by street car. meeting his j.als in Mila'n. where they turned the rig over to Frank, who went after the booty, and on his return with the same turned the rig over to the two men again, taking the car for Davenport. "Did you see Frank again?" ask ed the state's attorney. "I did not," responded Howard. Both defendants claimed they did Dot steal the harness; that they were in'oxicated to such an extent that thy "! not know what they were doing, and thit if tbe property in question The civil docket arranged follows: MONDAY. Elmer Minnick vs. C-. R. I. & I Railway company. Gus Xeubert s. C. R. I. & J. Rail way company. F. G. Allen, ct al., vs. V. S. Federal & Guaranty company. Frederick E. Garnett vs. Gust Behn, et al. -Mary M. IJndblade vs. M. Levin Mndblade. TL'ESDAY. William J. Niemeyer vs. Morris & Lewis. Alice Weisler vs. Frederick W. Weis hr. Wilhelm Ycunghcrg vs. Rock Island Phyllis Wright vs. Jacob Ramser. WEDNESDAY. Marie Dreher vs. City of Rock Is land. I'eter I.arson vs. City of East Mo-line. WAY IS OPEN FOR WILSON TO GOME Pastor-Elect of Broadway Church Given Letter of Dis missal From Presbytery. PREACHES HERE SUNDAY Goes to Rock River Presbytery Meet ing at Morrison Monday to Be Admitted There. Rev. James Edgar Wilson, pastor elect of Broadway Presbyterian church, will preach at that church next Sun day at both the morning and evening services. From here Rev. Mr. Wilson will go to Morrison. 111., to attend an adjourned meeting of Rock River pres bytery, which will be held Monday. At this time he will be received as a member of the Rock River presbytery and preparations will be made for his reception and installation as pastor of the local church. Relieved of Charge, The congregation at Fond du Lac. Wis., which Rev. Mr. Wilson is now serving, has granted his request that he be relieved of that charge and the i presbytery of which the congregation j is a memoer dissolved the pastoral re lationship and gave him a letter of dismissal to the presbytery of Rock River. Fred Titterington and A. D. Sperry were appointed to represent Broadway congregation at presbytery. THE : L 1 ne.Uifif Lio ONDON thin g Store C. R. I. & P. Rail- V. H. Wnyne vs way company. THIRSDAY. Henry Mier vs. C. M. & St. P. Rail way company. Charles X. W. Carlson vs. Tri City Railway company. Ijouise M. Miller vs. Harry L. Lee, et al. FRIDAY. William C. Bennett vs. Thomas E. Cass'-dy. Frederick E. Garnett, et al., vs. E. B. Wood. Levy A. Golden vs. Charles J. Gold en, et al. S75,000 FLAT TO BE ERECTED HERE Building1 Permit for Four Story Structure Is Issued to A. G. Kramer. Is Where You Get the Best Values for Your Money FOR we offer you suits that cannot be duplicated for the money. They are well made in this season's newest styles and in all the newest patterns blue serges, fancy blues, black and white mixtures, (frays, tans, etc. Suits that hold their shape to the last. Other suits at prices ranging from JLo Makes Tipping a Crime. Ottowa. Ont.. May 15. The bill mak ing tipping and the taking of tips an indictable offense has passed the sen ate committee of the whole practically without opposition. The bill, when in troduced, excited much ridicule. It seems certain now to pass the senate and he sent to the house committee for concurrence. The bill makes it an of fense punishable by a line of $100 to give or take a tip and make? the em ployer equally liable to the fine. I THE TALK Of THE TOWN AND FOR MILES AND MILES AROUND WTrfhfl9S lie tfeiracB Open to the biggest crowd ever witnessed in Rock Island. They came, they went, and they came again, more eager than ever, for never were such Bargains offered before. Don't fail to visit our store. TOMORROW SATURDAY Royal English Blue Serge Suits, f $22.00 values -vt M SrZ-? Men's Silk Hose, all colors, 50c values fl ZFO Men's Hose, cotton, all shades, 15c values . Police and Firemen's Sus penders, 25c values Men's Fancy Dress Shirts, 75c value Boys' Knee Pants, all sizes . Mm's T!tr Fine Suits in all the Anion;; the building permits issued ' during the past week by Building In-! spector J. H. Stapp. was one for a four story fiat building to cost $75,000 j and to be erected at 938 Twenty-second I street by A. G. Kramer and will be! modern and complete in every respect, j The contract price on buildings for! w hich permits were issued . during the j week totals $91,375. and includes in the most cases dwellings, while there: are one or two homes to undergo al-! terations. j The permits issued follow: Herman Hansen, for A. (.!. Kramer, 93S Twenty-second Btreet, 4-story flat, $75,000. Iangley and Tonn for William Ne gus, Second avenue, fire loss, $4,000. A. K. Shogren for E. If. Stafford. 715 Twentieth street, alterations. $700. O. J. A. Rund. 2410 Twentieth ave nue, dwelling. $2,500. T. C. IJnfoe for Miles McKinuey, "425 Fifth avenue, air-dome, $175. Clyde V. Finley. 1427 Twenty-ninth street, dwelling. $2,000. Harry Nichola. for M. J. Murphy, 2207 Seventh avenue, alterations, $1,000. McGinnis Bros.. Thirty-third street and Eighth avenue, three dwellings, ?,000. to You can't buy any better for the money, and try them oh. Come in Manhattan, Emery and McDonald Shirts 1 "No collar and cuffs attached and collar attached and soft turn back cuffs. All new patterns. $1.00 to $6.00 Balmaccan Coats for these cool evenings. Grays and tans at prices up to $20.00. Interwoven Sox The best wearing Sox on the mar ket. All colors. 25c, 35c and 50c. CM : THE SYSTEM You ECT jig ps I Q Q Us The Fashion Leaders hmmml&& Vassar Union Suits The perfect fitting garments. $1 to 3.5 O Children's Blouses. 48c to $1.50. You Know Us R!.C.RICE,Pro?. COAL VALLEY II ..lie .39c 19c latest shades, small checks and stripes, made by the world's best QJ makers, $30 and $2o values, sale price . .UXJfm MICHAEL THE HOME OF STEIN BLOCK'S AND STERN'S CLOTHING. BUSY CLOTHING CORNER Corner Second Avenue and Eighteenth Street, Rock Island i Edward Gregg spent Wednesday at ! his home here. .Maud Sackville of Illinois City spent Sunday at the Sackville home here. ! Mr. and Mrs. Jchn Undquist. lela j I.ees and Clyde Henderson visited at ' the Undquist home in Rural Sunday. ! Mr. and Mrs. Klmer Johnson and j two children spent Sunday at the Lind j blad home in Rural. ! Herman Xitz celebrated his birth ! day Sunday and a number of Odd Fel- lows of Moliae helped him enjoy the I day. j Mrs. Harry Griffith of Moline visited i at the home of her parents, Mr. and j Mrs. Jchn Williams, Tuesday. j Mothers' day was observed at the j Presbyterian church Sunday. ! Klmer Khernson of Davenport at- : tended the funeral of Gertrude Nicley j Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Schroffer of Moline visited her 'sisters. Mrs. Mary Sommerson and ! Mrs. John Krapp. Sunday, i Mrs. Percy Darts and daughter Mar ! Ion have returned to their home In Moliue after spending a few days at the home of Robert Sommerson and John Krapp. Mrs. Dave Moran was a caller In ' Rock Island Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Nicely and two chil dren, Sara and Iafe, were In Rock Island Wednesday. James Sackville and daughter Mabel were callers in Moline Monday. George McWilliams is disposing of! his household coods this week. I Tnhn IS ri n i 'i ct TYirhrorl enma nf hial J ww i . . 1 u ,r -J u-w-w -' . . v. household goods to Rock river, where he will camp this summer. The Independent club met at tbe Xltz home Thursday. Tlte Helping Hand class met at the home of Anna Mielke Saturday after-1 noon. J Tillie Wetzel of Rock Island spent ' Tuesday at the home of her parents, j Mr. and Mrs. Dave Wetzel. ; Mrs. Steve Cayene Is sick. j Mrs. John I-ees is spending thUfc ! week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wylle. Mrs. Dennett and son Richard visit ed at tbe Wilson home Saturday and Sunday. The Coal Valley baseball team de feated the Oil company team Sunday by a store of 5 to 7. Anna liramberg of Milau eient Sun day at the home of her parent. Mr. and Mrs. Dram berg. BRING TO AN END MARfTAL TROUBLE Mr. and Mrs. Totmeyer Appear in Police Court and Settle Matters Amicably. CASH GONE, MAN PENITENT Promises to Be Good After Second Arrest Following ' Attempt to Plead His Own Case. A sequel to the troubles of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Totmeyer who reside on Thirty-fifth street, near Fourteenth avenue, occurred this morning, when the former appeared in police court again to face charges made by his wife. However, this time, after much talk, the woman decided to bury the hatchet and give her husband a new chance. It will be recalled that yesterday morning. Mrs. Totmeyer, with the as sistance of Police Magistrate Smith, practically forced Totmeyer to "come across" with ail his money but a quar ter, and he was released from the city jail after having been warned not to go near his wlfe."s home. Called a Cop. I-ast eveuiiig, however, he wandered towards his former domicile and hov ered about the outside until he became brave enough to go in. Here he prom ised his wife to do better, but instead of heeding his pleas, she called an offi cer, and Totmeyer was incarcerated in the jail. With the assistance of the police magistrate this morning, the troubles were brought to an end, for the time being at least, and Totmeyer and his wife went ou their way rejoicing. SHELDONS WERE OUT TWO WEEKS Couple Well Known in Police Circles Again Arrested and Sentenced to Jail. I! FOREST NOTES II Saturday Monday WE OFFER Highest Grade Creamery Butter 26c lb. Best Japan Tea, per lb 45c Golden Rod Coffee, per lb.. 25c Our "Special" Coffee. ..... -25c Perfection Blend Coffee, per lb. 3214C Fancy Santa Clara Prunes. pounds for 25c Selected Queen Olives, the 35c kind, at 25c Fine Tomatoes, 3 for large cans. 25c Fine Peas', 3 cans for 25c Fancy Pears, per can J5C Good Luck Butter Co. 2029 Fourth Avenue Angora goats have been used w-ith profit to keep lire lines clear of inflam mable vegetation on national forests in California. I-ast year the fire loss on the Cana dian timber reserves was the smallest ever known, only one-fiftieth of one per cent of the area being burned over. Robert Sheldon this morning in po lice court plead for the mercy of the) police magistrate for himself and wife, when they faced a charge of vagrancy. They had been released from the coun ty jail only two weeks ago, having served a 40-day sentence on a charge of disorderly conduct. 1 Sheldon .promised to leave town with his wife, and never to bother the Rock Island police again. His pleas fe'.l on deaf ears, however, and each was fined $50 and costs, in default of which they were sentenced to the coun ty jail for ten days. , Sheldon .and his wife are charged with having caused a disturbance on Fourth avenue near Fifteenth street last evening. Captain Kramer.;, and Officer Joseph Frankhauser arrested the two. Mrs. Sheldon resisted arrest, and quite a large crowd followed -the two to the police station. Sheldon, it will be recalled. Is al leged to have tried to escape from the county jail when serving his last sen tence there by jumping from a window of the bastile. ' Japan to Strengthen Defense. Tokio, Japan, May 15. An increase of Japanese national defense Is prom ised in a declaration of policy, issue.l by tbe new cabinet under the premier ship of Count Okuma. Zentaro Kawase. professor of forest ry at the imperial university of Tokio, j Jt.pan, has been making a tour of the j national forests of this country to 1 learn tbe government's methods of sel!" ing timber and of reforestation. More than S0S.O0O young trees are being set out this spring on national 1 forests in Utah and southern Idaho, j and the season is reported as particu j larly favorable to their successful J growth. j Armstrong lake, within the Bear 1 tooth national forest, Montana, is said to rival the famed Lake Ijouise of the Canadian Rockies. It lies at an eleva tion of 7,000 feet surrounded by tow ering mountains. A good road which can be traveled in half a day by auto omible connects it with the railroad at Billings. A rustic hotel has recent-! lv been completed, and many trails make the surrounding region accessi b:e. ' FOUR "Q" TRAINS NOT TO RUN ON DECORATION DAY Trains No. 91 and 92. between Gales- 1 burg and Sterling, and trains No. SI j and S2, between Rock Island and Clin , ton, Iowa, will be annulled ou Decora tion day. May 30, giving the crews on i these trains a holiday. This custom has been followed by the Burlington for several years. 1600 BLOCK is going to be the real live block of Rock Island if low prices and choice meats can make it so. Compare these prices and be convinced. Jowl Bacon, per pound . 12V2C Summer Sausage, per pound 17c Picnic Hams, per pound 12V2C Royal Brand Regular Ham, per pound " 5q Choice Beef Roasts, per pound . . . . 12V2C Boiling Meat, per pound 8c 9c Pork Shoulder Roasts, per pound lie Pork Butt Roasts, per pound 14c Fresh Spare Ribs, per pound "Jig Our own Rendered Lard, per pound ......... 10o Bring your own pails. Turkey's cruiser . Hamidiah has been designated by that country to take part in the naval pageant of all nations at the San Francisco exposition. 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