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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, FRIDAY, JULY .24, 1914.
TWO BURGLARIES PERPETRATED IN CITY DISCOVERED Highly Valued Jewels Taken Form J. L. Winters' Resi dence in Daylight Robbery. tf'KOWN HOME IS ENTERED Eo-.h Thought to Be the Work of Pro fessionals, as Each Job Showed Earmarks of Clever Work. The homes of J. I Winters. 1910 Tenth avenue, and E. B. McKown, J 136 Sixtieth street, were entered by burglars, one yesterday afternoon and the other thought to be last night. Over $30 worth of jewelry was tak en by the thieves who entered the Winters home yesterday afternoon. The house was thoroughly ransacked from cellar to garret. It Is not known exactly what was tT.ken from the McKown home since both Mr. McKown and his daughter are out of the city. Miss Ralston dis covered the burglary at the place this rooming, when she arrived there. The contents of the house was in a topsy turvy condition. It is presumed by the police that both jobs were done by the same bur elars. since the houses were located near each other and since the thieves appeared to be acquainted with the whereabouts of the members of the family. Whether or not it is local talent is not known, but the common belief is that the Jobs were perpe trated by thieves traveling in advance of the circus. Jewels Were Gifts. While the jewels sto!en from the Winters home were valued at about $50. yet Mrs. Winters, who owned them, prised them more highly. They were gifts made to her by friends and the association of each were very dear to her. The thieres gained entrance to the Winters home through . an icebox which opened onto the back porch of the house. Mrs. Winters had been out of town for the past several days and Mr. Winters wa at his business. Neighbors about the place were at home curing the morning and until 2:30 o'clock in the afternoon, and taw no one about the place. It is presumed that the theft occurred be tween 2:30 and 6 o'clock when it was discovered by Mr. Winters on his re turn home. He found the house entirely ran sacked. Bed clothing was turned over, drawers pulled out and practic ally every receptacle in the house was opened. No money was found by the thieves and they left the silverware untouchd. However, they took the contents of a Jewel case on the stand In Mrs. Winter's room. It contained a diamond brooch, two pins, a bracelet, earrings, two watch fobs and several other bits of Jewelry. The thieves left the place out of the back door, it being found unlocked by Mr. Winters. McKown Theft. While It Is not definitely known when the crime was perpetrated at the Mc Kown home, it is believed to have happened last night, although since the McKowns left the city no one is known to have visited the house until this morning, when the burglarly was discovered. It may have been that the burglary occurred previous to last nigh', but the occurrence of the crime at the Win ters house gives rise to the belief that it happened last night. Whether the thieves were rewarded for their search in the McKown home is not known either, as not until the family returns will it be determined what, if anything, was taken. Thus far no arrests have been made. The burglaries were cleverly perpe trated and showed the earmarks of having been the work of professionals, since only valuable jewelry was taken and the trinkets and other goods were left behind. CALL COMES TO THOMAS E. DAVIS Death Occurs at Home, 1500 Sixth Avenue, After Six Months' 'Illness. A NATIVE OF DAVENPORT Son of a Pioneer of That City and Had Spent All His Life In This Vicinity. M'DERMOTT GETS READY FOR VINDICATION FIGHT Washington. D. C, July 24. James T. McDermott of Chicago, a former member of congress,, left Washington today for Chicago to make a campaign for renomlnation. "I'm going back to the stockyards to seek a vindication." said McDer mott. "The Mulhall charges all fell to the ground and the report of the select committee itself Is a vindica tion." McDermott Is confident of renomi nation and believes that he will be re elected. He expressed the opinion today that unless he obtains the nom ination a republican will be success ful ia the stockyards district this year. If he obtains the nomination, Mo Dermott's best card for reelection Is, he believes, an affidavit which, it is reported, goes over the Mulhall inves tigation in detail to show that McDer mott's threatened censure by the house was a "frame-up." "I knew months ago that every one else was to go -clear and that I was to be the goat," he said on leaving Washington. FOSTER II Miss Mabel Leasure of Rock Island is spending the week with Mrs. Philip Nussbaum and the Misses Clara and Louise Foster. Mrs. James Hays called on her sis ter, Mrs. X. Spickler Thursday. Mrs. B. Whaley and son. O. Whaley departed Tuesday for Muscatine to visit relatives before returning to Des Mo!nes. Thomas E. Davis, a resident of this city for the past 25 years, passed away at 12:15 this morning at his home, 1500 Sixth avenue. He had been suffering for the past six months with a compli cation of diseases. Mr. Davis was 61 years of age, being born in Davenport, Oct. 6, 1S52, and was the son of Ed ward Davis, pioneer settler of Dav enport. He received his early educa tion in the public schools of that city, removing to Rock Island In 1SS9. He was united in marriage to Miss Mary Howard in Davenport, April 16, 1877. He was a member of the Mystic Work ers of the World. He is survived by one daughter. Lil lian, and two sons. Charles and John, all of Rock Island. Two brothers, Henry of Rock Island and James of Mystic, Iowa, and one sister, Mrs. Benjamin Green of Oklahoma City, Okla., are also left. The funeral will be conducted Sun day afternoon at 2 o'clock from St, Joseph's church. Father J. J. Quinn of ficiating, with interment in Chippian nock cemetery Mrs. John Walton. The death of Mrs. John Walton, 30 years of age, occurred at 11:45 this morning at St. Anthony's hospital. She had been ill but five days with complications. Bessie May Dexter wa3 born Aug. 22, 1883, in Tiskilwa, III., where 6he had spent practically all the years of her life. She was united in marriage to John Walton, May 1, 1909. at Tiskilwa. The couple came to this city two years ago and had lived at 501 Seventh avenue since. During her stay in the city she had made a large circle of friends to mourn her passing. She was a member of the Eastern Star and an attendant at the Trinity Episcopal church. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Helen and a baby five days old; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Dexter of Tiskilw a and ' five sisters, Mrs. Robert Lundgren of Des Moines, Mrs. J. M. Farrell and Mrs'. Fred Fare well of Princeton. 111., and Phebe and Cornelia of Tiskilwa. Her father, Mr. Dexter, is lying very ill at his home in Tiskilwa and it is feared that the news of his daughter's death may result seriously. The remains will be sent to Tiskilwa tomorrow and services held there Sun day with interment In the cemetery at that place. Kenneth Miner, Kenneth Daniel Miner, 3-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Miner, 714 Twelfth avenue, died at noon today after suffering for a week with com plications. He is survived by his par ents. The funeral will be held Sun day afternoon from the home. Mrs. John Jackson. News was received here today of the death of Mrs. John Jackson, which occurred yesterday at ber home In Clinton. Iowa. Mrs. Jackson Is the mother of Miss Lita Jackson, former high school teacher here, who Is now Mrs. Tom Coyne of Chicago. Funeral of Mrs. Lena Greenrund. Funeral services for Mrs. Lena Greenrund were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon , from Knox's chapel. Rev. T. E. Newland officiating. Interment was in Chipplannock cemetery. Second and Brady DAVENPORT, The 3ee Hibe Second and Brady DAVENPORT Bringing many unusual bargains for Saturday only. Scan this list closely perhaps just the article you may be needing will be among these "Dollar Specials" for SATURDAY AT THE BEE HIVE ONE DOLLAR For yonr choice of any $1.50 or $1.69 House Dress In stock. Utility and Simplex styles included. 69c House Dresaes in several good styles and splendid values at this price. Go on sale at 2 for. ., ONE DOLLAR Mil DOLLAR 9BO and 11.25 House Dress and Cover-All Apron choose any 98c or $1.25 dress and we will give you the apron both for one dollar. 75o Bungalow H ouse Dress, buttons all the way, down side, front nicely trimmed, Saturday, 2 for . ONE DOLLAR 0TO0LLAR $1.25 Child's Dresa and 39c Cover-All Apron choose any $1.25 dress and we will give you the apron, both for $1.00. Rack full of Children's Dresses that have already been reduced to 98c, on sale with 23c cover-all apron Sat urday for - " ONE DOLLAR ONE DOLLAR 3 regular-60c Children's Dresses for $1.00; many pretty styles, fresh and clean ginghams and percales, sizes 6 to 14 years. $1.98 Street Dresses, of pretty percale, made in new long tunic styles, go on sale for one day at t. ONE D OLLAR ONE DOLLAR Any $1.25 or $1.50 White Lingerie Waists your choice of any at these prices Saturday for one dollar. Middy Blouses that sell regularly for $1.25. $1.50 and $1.69 in dozens f new effects, all on sale for ONE DOLLAR ONE DOLLAR $1.69 and $1.98 Children's Dresses Hundreds of dress es In all sizes and styles your choice of any of them Saturday for $1.00. PERSONAL POINTS M Mrs. M. L. Sutherland will leave to morrow for Salt Lake City to visit tier sister. Miss Lema Jones of Wooster, Ohio, is a guest at the home of Dr. and Mr. F. A. Smith. 541 Twenty-third street. Mrs. M. E. Potter. Miss Potter and John and Ben Potter left this morning for Woodruff. Wis., for summer so journ. Miss Margaret Wich of this city left for Columbus, Ohio, yesterday for an extended visit with relatives and friends. Fred W. Burgh, is confined to his home w-ith a severe attack of malaria fever. His condition is somewhat im proved today. Rev. James Edgar Wilson and Mrs. Wilson will leave Monday for a month's visit at the home of the former's par ents in Toronto, Canada. Mr. Wilson will occupy the pulpit of the Broadway Presbyterian church next Sunday, and the following four Sundays Rev. !W. J. Suckow of Davenport will preach. Tableful of Me a nd $1.25 Waists, slightly mussed, but excellent values at 69c, go on sale for one day at 2 fr ONE DOLLAR ONE DOLLAR Silk Waists worth to $3.98. One of the best bargains of this sale; a rackful of splendid silk blouses in all cCTjrs and stripes. i Oil Bathing Suits the "Water Sprite style of good cot ton serge, nicely trimmed; we sell them regularly for $1.69; special at ONE DOLLAR ONE DOLLAR Buys any black or colored Trimmed Hat In stock, also white hats, except Panamas and satin hats. Outing Hats of felt golflne pique and ratine, choice of asy that sell up to $1.98, Saturday ONE DOLLAR TANGOING ON STREET CAR fS LATEST CHICAGO FAD Chicago, 111., July 24. A hesitating street car. with a bandmaster for a. motcrman and a floor manager for a conductor, will be necessary to com ply with the desire of the young peo ple of Chicago if the new dances con tinue. Tired of dancing in parlors, dance halls and on the beaches, Mrs. Thomas Johnson, wife of a former assistant state's attorney, gave a dancing party in a street car .yesterday, when tango, the hesitation and maxixe were danced to the tune of the register bell. Mrs. Johnson, as Frances, Kennedy, is star ring in "The Elopers." It all started when .one member of the "Linkites," a social club, took an accordian with, him on a trolley party to Jackson park' about a week ago. The party started out singing, but be came hoarse, and the player struck up "Too Much Mustard." Everybody tangoed, and since that party was held the old-fashioned trol ley parties have become favorites once again. Three or four couples can dance with comfort in the clear space at the front of the "muzzle loader" cars on the Cottage Grove avenue line, but the floor is rough and the young people are demanding a special car for danc ing parties. CIRCUS ENJOYED BY WATERT0WN PATIENTS Two hundred working patients of the Watertown hospital were guests this afternoon of Dr. J. A. Campbell, superintendent of the Institution, at Barnum & Bailey's circus at Exposi tion park. The inmates of the state institution enjoyed the performance, it being a pleasant diversion from their daily routine. SHOOTS A FOE OF BLEASE Unknown Assailant Inflicts Slight Wound on Dr. J. H. Mcintosh. Columbia, S. C, July 24. Dr, J. H. Mcintosh, who has figured in a politi cal exchange with Governor Cole Blease, was shot yesterday by an un known assailant. The wound is not dangerous. Blease had announced that he would confront Dr. Mcintosh with certain statements. Dr. Mcintosh says his assailant af ter 6hooting ran away, shouting: "Now you won't bother Colie tomor row." At the capitol a statement was is sued saying that the governor's office would lend all possible aid for the capture of the assailant. Governor Blease ordered three clubs of this city closed during his speech today. He explained his action by say ing some of those interrupting him were members of those organizations. LICENSED TO WED George E. Kahl Davenport Miss Marie A. Meier Davenport Herman N. Bonnet Rock Island Mias Fern Troxell Springfield Thomas Stevens Wilson .... Reynolds Miss Ella Kell Reynolds Charles Harrison Kell Reynolds Miss Audrey Wilson Reynolds Carroll C. Lostetter Harvey. III. Miss Ethel C. Matteson Chicago I CITY CHAT Advertisements.) Buy a home of Reldy Bros. For express, call William Trefs. Trl-Clty Towel Supply company. Independent Express 4k Storage. An extra pair of pants Free with every Suit at Midi m Straw Hats Off 1823 2d Ave, Rock Island MAY BE FATALLY INJURED IN FALL Sam Fellman Punges Headlong to Pavement From Modern Woodmen Building. WAS CLEANING WINDOWS Drops 15 Feet to the Brick Pavement and Is Rendered Unconscious. Sam Fellman, aged about 30 years, Davenport, was seriously injured, per haps fatally, the result of a fall from the second story window of the print ing building of the Modern Woodmen of America on Sixteenth street at 2:30 this afternoon. He was rushed to St. Anthony's hos pital in the police ambulance and while it Is known that he is seriously injuria, the full extent of his hurts were not determined at press time. Fellman is employed by the Daven port Window Cleaning company which has a contract with the Woodmen for the cleaning of the windows. Cleaning Windows. The Davenport man was busily en gaged in his work this afternoon, and in moving about on the sill, lost his footing and plunged headlong to the paving in the alley beneath. His head struck the bricks and he was rendered unconscious. While the external bruises are not considered serious, it is thought that he has been injured internally. WOLTMANN TRUSTEE FOR NIEREL ESTATE Edward U. Henry, referee in bank ruptcy, arrived from Peoria this morn ing and presided at the bankruptcy hearing of Nierel & Co., jewelers. Mi Henry appointed Fred Woltmann trus tee, and the stock will be disposed of at a date to be set later, and the pro ceeds divided among the creditors. Mr. Nierel was unable to testify at the hearing this morning, as he is now lying seriously ill at St. Anthony's hospital. All the news all the time The Argus. CITY DETECTIVE NABS PAIR . Thomas Cox Apprehend! Pickpockets Shortly Ay They Arrive Hen I Detective Thomas Cox this arrested two men, thought to k They were apprehended at tit ui r uunu avenue ana smeeaa while the circus parade vu i gress. At the police station the to J their names as John Sulllvu tad 3 ry McVey. Both are gtrangenk city and were spotted by the fasi soon after their arrival her It is not thought that thj p chance to get in any of their wta the crowds, as no theft of pan j been reported to the police thfe a noon. They win be neid t tai m until tomorrow morning whei will be given a hearing in police w; ash Neckwear, choicest 50 cent ties on sale at 25c A 11 25 cent WiA Ties, clearing it 15 cents. SIMON & LAXDAUER, COR. SECOND AND HARRISON, J Davenport, Iowa .. Panama Hat Sale A special purchase of fine panamas enables us to place on sale tomorrow over 1 00 hats-including Styles with high crowns Styles with lolv crowns 'Brims in pencil curl or plain exclusiveness of thes? combined with the mand for Panamas, will cause them to move quickly. ' The styles, $3.95 for all $5 Panamas $4.45 $6.50 $5.45 " " $8 A Other Straps Half Pries the greatest clothes values in the country here at $11, $16, $25 The choicest clothes in Yorkshire. Hart. Sh&f & Marx and Mwvel mike. Special exclusive t; terns. Suits that sold at $15 and $18. now' $20 and $25. now $16; $27.50 to $35. now U - VL L 98L