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THE ROCK ISLAND 'ARGUS, FRIDAY, JULY 17, 1914. 10 STATE'S WITNESS IS JAILED ON A PERJURY CHARGE Magill Causes Arrest of William Mitchell Soon as He Leaves Stand. CLAIMS DATES WERE MIXED Remain Behind the Bar Over Night Sute Declares Object Wa to Intimidate Others. William Mitchell. Davenport. wiU nes for the prosecution in the Bruner MagiH case, was arrested yesterday af ternoon, on a charg of perjury on com-r'-alat ct" U M. Vagill. The charge is hated on oonvetsation Mitchell alleges he tad with At'orn-y Magill relative tr. th? release of his brothers, Thomas and J. R. Mitchell, frcni custody. Mitchell's arrest i ordered on a warrant issued within an hour after Mitchell had stepped down from the witn'ss stand. The move created a mid fetis-aticn around the court house, where interest in the trial is intense. Mitcliell. in his sworn testimony, as Maeill sets cut in his bill of complaint, declared that h wrnt to Moline 10 to 15 days after June 27, 1912. and held crnvrrsatirn with the former state's attorney there, and later in the fore noon again with Magill and Bruner in the court houv in Rock Island. Mit chell's testimony was to the effect that Magill said it would require HO to get bis two brothers out of jail. Hazy on Details. In the course of his story Mitchell raid he stopped in a barber shop on Sixteenth street, Moline. and inquired the way to MagHl's house from a col ored porter there. He could not name tne man or describe his appearance. On the strength c! this statement Ma rMl left the court room and arranged tcr Tom Turk, employed in the Evans thop on Sixteenth street supposed to tare been the only one on that street SIMON & LANDAUER Corner Second and Harrison. Davenport o 5-1 O CO o o s O cn f ' S4 -o B C O ft 1 S3 1 in June. 1912 to come down to the court tacuse. Mitchell did not recognUe Turk either with or without his glasses on, and Turk did not recognize Mitchell. Thereupon Magill swore out the war rant for perjury. In default of $l.nO bail. Mitchell was committed to the jail over night. The case was set for Justice Carl KueM's court at 9 o'clock, but owing to the inability of State's Attorney F. E. Thompson to be pres ent, it was continued until 1 o'clock, at which time a change of venue was taken to Justice Jamea W. Maucker's court. The state asked a continuance unti tomorrow afternoon, which w-as granted, Mitchell's bond being fixed aeain at Jl.ooo. J. I,. Vernon, H. E. Cast eel and C. J. Larkin signing it and securing his release. William McEniry, assistant state's attorney, in asking for a continuance, made a statement in which be said: $1,000 Bonds. "This is a most extraordinary pro ceeding. The defendant is charged with having committed the crime of perjury in testifying in a criminal case now pending in the circuit court. If the regular elected state'? attorney was prosecuting the case in the cir cuit court, it would be his duty to in- vestigate most carefully the proofs as to whether the defendant Is guilty of perjury or not. and if. upon such in vestigation, he satisfied himself that the defendant was guilty of perjury, it would be his duty to move the court to strike the testimony of this witness from the record, and if he satisfieff himself upon the investigation that the witness told the truth as be un derstood it. Tt would be his duty to dismiss this proceeding pending be fore your honor. "The peculiar situation, however, arises from the fact that a special prosecutor has been appointed by the circuit court to investigate and prose cute specific charges, and this pro ceeding has arisen by virtue of this defendant testifying In the circuit court, in a matter where the special prosecutor is prosecuting. Notwith standing the special prosecutor hav ing been appointed, that does not re lieve the state's attorney of his full duty to prosecute all criminal charges that in his judgment be thinks should be prosecuted." Time was asked to get a transcript of testimony. At the conclusion of the motion. At torney Charles B. Marshall, who rep resented Mitchell, said: "This is nothing more than a cold, bold bluff to intimidate other wit nesses in the case." M PERSONAL POINTS Miss Mary Kane. 905 Nineteenth street, will leave this evening for the northwest where she will make her home. Miss Kane has been a success ful dressmaker in the city for a num ber of years. F. C. Johnson and Dewey Mas?lle of this city returned this morning from Chicago, where they spen. sev eral days. They made the trip on their motorcycles, leaving them at the Tuor factory for repairs. Edwin Dice, court reporter, left to day for a six weeks visit in the east. He will spend a month at Marysville, Pa., with relatives nd then will go to Atlantic City to attend the annual meeting of th National Shorthand Re porters' association. He is to give a paper, his theme being "The Rela tion of Local and State Organizations to the National Association." II OBITUARY Funeral of Carl Albright. . The funeral of Carl Albright was held yesterday at 2 o'clock from Knox's chapel. Rev. F. J. Rolf of the German Evangelical church had charge Of the services. Interment was in German Lutheran cemwtery. Come to the 1600 block where business is good an( trade with merchants that work hard to reduce the high cost of living. BUEHLER BROS. HAVE Pork Shoulder Roasts, per pound 12c Pork Steak, per pound 14c Pork Loin Roasts, per pound 14c Jowl Bacon, per pound 1212C Smoked Spare Ribs, per pound 11c Cervelat Summer Sausage, per pound 17c Pickled Pigs Feet, in vinegar, per pound. 6c Choice Corned Beef, per pound 10& Limburger Cheese, 2-lb. bricks, per pound . . . 1 3c Brick Cheese, half or whole brick, per lb 15C Milk, large size, two cans for 15c Milk, small size, 3 cans for 10c Sauer Kraut, per can 8c Salmon, per ran 8c BUEHLER BROS. 1600 BLOCK Rock Island NOSTRUM TRAFFIC IS UNDER THE BAN Government Prosecutes Num ber of Shippers of Mis branded Goods. Washington. D. C. July 17. The U. S. department of agriculture has re cently issued a large number of no tices of Judgment Involving shipments of drug products adulterated or mis branded in violation of the food and drugs act. A shipment by the William Radam Microbe Killer company. New York, N. Y, from the state of New York into the state of Minnesota, consisting of 5;!9 boxes and 322 cartons of Radam'B microbe killer, was alleged to be mis branded. for the reason that state ments appearing on the labels'of the packages regarding the curative and therapeutic effect of the product were false and fraudulent. This case was one of the first brought by . the gov ernment under the Sherley amend ment to the food and drugs act, passed Aug. 2". 1012. The purpose of this amendment is the more effectual pre vention of interstate traffic in that class of preparations or patent medi cines purporting to be "cure-alls." A circular accompanying the shipment represented the medicine as being a remedy for practically every ailment to which the human system is subject. In this case, after a jury had 'foimd for the government, the court ordered the goods destroyed by the U. S. mar shal. A product called "Fernet Milano," shipped into Michigan by Pasnuale Gargiuio. doing business under the name and style of P. Gargiuio & Co., p.ew York, N. Y., was alleged to be misbranded. The product, offered un der the name of another well known article, Fernet Milano. was merely an imitation and the label failed to ber.r a statement of the quantity or propor tions of alCohoI contained in the arti cle which was shown to be Z'i.l per cent by volume. The article, further more, p.vas so labeled as to create the impression that it was of foreign man ufacture, when as a matter of fact It was made in the United States. The defendant pleaded guilty and the court impesed a fine of $tn. The William A. Webster company, Memphis, Tenn.. was charged with the interstate shipment of quantities of adulterated and misbranded wine of cocoa leaves, acetanilid and sodium bromide compound tablets. "Anti vomit Tablets." aspirin tablets, cold tablets, quinine tablets, salol tablets, and sodium salicylate tablets: and misbranded bismuth and calomel com-1 pound tablets. The company pleaded guilt- and the court imposed a fine of $lf. with cost.s of $12.95. Two other caFes against th? same company alleged the shipment of a quantity of -neuralgic pills, and diar- I rhoea calomel pills, which were, adul- J terated and misbranded in both in-' stances. The labels stated that Whs j pills in each shipment contained re-! spectively 1-20 and 1-10 grain of mor- phine sulphate, each, where as a mat- ter o fact the morphine content was much less than represented. In each case the court imposed a fine on the i defendant company of $10, with coEts of $12.95. ALL SUITS PRESSED FREE OF CHARGE i v r i ML-. IJAJi J 7 j NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR LARCZ SIZES For a Limited Time Only y .,s3 qr SI J i r ) in 7-S : -1 - -v. 4', ViM-nf Kr 'Jin Extra of Pants With Every Suit at SI to $18 Take your choice of any suit pattern in the house. Don't Miss This Offer CHOICE OF STRAW HATS $i.oo IAEGE Tfte TAILOR 1823 Second Ave., Rock Island SATISFAC TION GUAR ANTEED OR MONEY REFUNDED when they were struck by the Mis souri River express on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad. T;e dead are: AUGUST TYLER, undertaker at Genoa. PAVING PROJECT PASSED BY BOARD The board of local improvements at a session this morning passed tlid Fortieth street paving project and or dered an ordinance prepared and sub. mitted to the council. The territory lies between Fifth and Seventh avenues. DAVENPORT MAN IS ARRESTED IN CITY Sergeant Arthur Kinsley and Officer Gus Kirsch arrested William Wilson, Davenport, on a charge of larceny. It is alleged that Wilson stole a bicycle and attempted to sell it to a Belgian residing in this city. He was turned over to the Davenport police, upon whose information be w-as arrested. THREE SLAIN BY A TRAIN; HURLED FROM A BRIDGE Chicago, III.. July 17. Three per sons were killed last evening three quarters of a mile west of Genoa, 111., SCHUETZEN PARK THIS WEEK CREATORE'S BAND Kindling wood, slate roof ing, good furnace for sale, cheap, at Dart residence, 7th ave. 22nd st. "Hello" Here We Are Again Bartenders' Stag Picnic at the Hole in the Fence, Sun. day, July 19. Large New Potatoes 1 Per Ph. 25c AT 700 12th St. For Saturday Monday and Tuesday Sweet corn, per dozen 10c Fresh tomatoes, per basket 15c Fancy cucumbers, each ....5c Fresh wax beans, 2 lbs. 15c Fancy apples, per basket, 15c Large eating peaches, per basket 15c Eating plums, per basket, 15c Large ripe cantelopes, 3 for 25o Large ripe watermelon, each 35q Sweet oranges, each lc Regular 40c oranges, per dozen 29c Fancy' lemons, per dozen.. 2 9c 6 cans Pet milk .-25c 2 tall cans salmon 25c 2 cans corn or tomatoes.-. . 1 5c 2 lbs. gingersnaps or soda crackers 15c Fresh creamery butter, per pound 27VaC 6 boxes Noiseless matches, 19c 3 cans peas 25c 2 pngs. Cornflakes 15c 2 pkgs. Grape-Nuts or Shred- ded Wheat 25c Regular 40c brooms 29c 10 bars Lenox soap 33c Regular 30c Peaberrj' coffee, per pound 25c Regular 25u coffee, per lb., 19c Golden Rod coffee, per lb., 25c Regular 20c cake chocolate, 15c Regular 25c can of cocoa. . . 1 9c Regular 25c bottle Snyder's catsup 19c Regular 60c teas, per-lb... 39c Jersey Cream flour, per sack $1.33 Gold Rim or Northwestern flour, per sack $1.39 20 Its. best cane sugar tor $1.00 We carry a full lineif dry goods, shoes and furnishings at lowest prices. Brady Sells for Less. Phone, R. I. 443 or 869. D.-livery to any part of city. MISS MAY ROBINSON. MRS. F. J. BENTON. They are said to have been watch ing the passing of an Illinois Central railroad train on a bridge which spans the St. Paul railroad right-of-way and failed to hear the whistle of the ex press. They were hurled from the bridge. PLANS FOR KEOKUK BRIDGE CONSIDERED Plans for the new Kokuk-Hamilton bridge which is to be erected at Keo kuk, were discussed at a conference held this morning at the postoffice between Major George M. Hoffman of the U. S. engineer's ofllce tnl Tk dore Gilman of New York, fecmiH of the bridge company. The improvement will involve, ti probability, an expenditure of wm hundred thousand dollars. ThtWt- will be used for wagon, railrotl e:l interurban purposes. All the news all the time Th Ate ihjhiw- hi ini H" "".n M'J1 jmii'wu n ,ui mi - -"' '- - mm i' - Ullemeyer 9 n j s iireat Sale Clearance , Muy Begins Saturday, July 18 Your choice of any fancy mixed suit in the store . . . . . . 1 Tiflf rrli infirm on hliie serge aflu vu c staple suits. fancj reduction on men's, boys' and O children's pants Men s pants above ihl.su rl)(TP7 reduction on children's MJ O suits i reduction on summer shirts ane O under wen r. on all straw hats. 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