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THE ARGU8, SATUB DAT, DECEMBER 0. 18!13.
I artofall la Leaveaiaj !Wer.LtMt U. & Gov! Report.
Mhal Daltjr Weak at MM
rna. Mwk fcM tit.
THM-D'l7, t tats t Vfrl, Wvklj,
tt SS af nnnm; In advase l
All frnnaanlrMloM af at Ittfal a fc'iwmi
Mrs thanwtir. nllll al a rallgiaaa, aaa Bar
ml tarn 'tch4 fat avM tail km. Ha rack
art'rlrtwill i ptlntut aver S-1 llmw i raatarra
CtHTrtynruitrrr nllitd fm twaakip
la Rork ami anljr.
Tlie. are tndlratiooa that Spain
carried the war int Africa hocause
hn had to do something, anl there
wan no nno In Kuropo she dared to
turn It Iihxh) on.
Imk prisoner in Pcnnsylvaaia'a
western penitentiary who Attempted
suleldo by rating ponndod flats
miit havo had a sincere and goauino
desire to grt out
( MANiT.Ltou Vojr CAfRiri knows
mnn about journalism now than he
did a few day turo. He learned It
by bringing a linnt suit, and had It
Impressed by losing the suit.
Ji T how pun ?rcsa. will next pro
vide (or Chinese registration la an
certain. It mens to he aettteo.liow
ever, that Mnu Wah will not ho
eallod upon, onicinlly, ' to face tho
r . 1
Mitaa offers a rich opening to
aniititioua train-robbers. The last
member of tho gang that ha been
mperating in fro and sustaining a
monopoly ha hern killed, leaving
tno Hold absolutely clear.
Tiik majestic shade of Christopher
Columbus may now rest for a hun
dred years. In tho meantime, if a
now holiday Is wanted why should
not tho anniversary of his groat din
covcry bo regularly celebrated?
Tiik KngtWlt newspapers which
wore an unutterably ahorked at t'nele
Bum's attitude toward Chili ami not
making any protests against tho way
Johnny Hull is slaughtering black
men and evaugeiUing' new terri
tory in Mouth Africa.
' ' Tucrr are times when tho legal
mind turns from the technicality,
usually so potent, and yea.tis for a
saw and a rat-tali file. One of thee
times Is aow In evidonee at Boise
City, where two lawyers are In jail
and seem as helpless as thonjh they
knew a? law.
Assot-ftrr.MRST Is made that for
bott and Mitchell will fight after all.
but are still at a los for a place. If
they would eoasont to Oght In bal
loon, tho defeated to be thrown out
and tho victor to be cut loose, they
would notice Immediate lessoning of
I'munklla stealing ia said to bo of
irequent occurrence ia ht Paul's
cathedral In london. It has actually
been found necessary to post op a
notice warning people agaiast n
brolla th lores and tno presence of a
detective In tho cathedral has been
'Tiik savage lloa that got loose la a
Now York barn was finally literal! v
clubbcd hack into bis cage by tho
brave showmen. Xtrange to say, aot
one New York polieomaa seemed
ambitious to become famous by prac
ticing with his "billy npoa tho
elubable king of beasts.
j A t"T on tho very spot where
Chrl-t wit bora reacts stranarelv.
"T'ntortunately similar dlstarbaacea
havo occurred before, so that the af
fair has nothing to do apparently
with the new railroads and fashion
able resorts aow being Introduced
Into the holy land.
A Rax Itr.tt woman's adoption of
the Greek costume is so sincere that
ata poo barefoot Mie Is said to
ftvsj pretty pink 'teef, wile la
ly a pleasant incident. By tho
time ho has stubbed a too aad ac
quired a stone bruise and sleppod oa
tack sho wilt modify her views.
TmIT offtcora of warships tent East
n being admonished agaiast
coaming near the Atlantic coast.
Savora! of the later warships
arc ao deep and heavy that
la come places they caa hardly,
with safety, get witbla !
of tho coasts thoy wevo built to do
.' A BACuxntmn policeman was bold
MP Wbllo oa his beat and robbed of
1.A0. . It la toldora that a gaardiaa
of tho peace stands so valiantly aav
tmmm tho law-breaker aad tho poo
tU VM tba footpails aot boM fclsa
ieatutt aave tried tao
' r-zUt wa would aavo
tr the Basra.
The legislatnro which la tn be
WtH ncu f.U n HHnois. will
choose a successor to Senator frhelbv
M. Cntlom. There baa lieen more or
less di cn salon for some time among
at-. a . a n
m- pniiuciaas or the state as
to which particular gentleman
ha the best chance of an
election. After the last cvn-
eral el ti in ' with lis atteml.
ant demmraric tidal wave, demo
crats jiibilnntlv claimed the nmlis-
poted privilege of choosing a succes
sor to Senator Cnllom. With a
redistricting of the state upon gco
grapical lines without regard to po.
nucai advantage, the last vestige of
republican hope fled. The recent
election, however, had the effect of
resnscilating the republican party
from Its comatose condition, and
some of its members pretend to
tl in ;, at least, that there is a slight
prospect of re-electing Senator t'ul-
m, or supplanting him w ith some
other distingnlshed individual of re
publican fnith. It is the evident in
tention of the republicans to imitate
the example of their opponents in
dominating a candidate in their
state convention. The democrats
having already committed them
selves to this policy, and proving its
popnlnritv in the election of Senator
John M. Palmer, it is an admitted
fart that the contest will lav bctworn
thet wo candidates nominated in the
democratic and republican state con
The special mayoralty contest in
Chicago has had the effect
of creating some little talk
regarding the senatorsbip. upon
the republican side. It has been the
supposition that the republicans
wonld stick to Senator Culloin as the
most available candidal), but it
now appears that (ieorgn K. Davis,
director general of the Columbian
exposition, has senatorial aspira.
tions. Lie has taken an active inter
est in the candidacy of Swift for
mayor for the ostensible purpose of
furthering his own political pros.
Discussion regarding the demo
cratic nominee has assumed a wider
range -.and embraced more candi
date. A dosen men of prominence
have been favorably mentioned as
particularly suited to wear a sena
torial toga. l' to the time of the
tragic nnd deplorable death of the
late Mayor. Carter II. Harrison, it
was apparent that he had an eye on
Cnllom's scat, anil had he 'lived
there is no question but what his
candidacy would have developed
formidable strength, (iov. Alt geld
is also snpixsed to havo a leaning in
the same direction, and the friends
of Congressmen Black, Hunter,
Springer, Cot. William K. Morrison
and Hon. Ben T. Cable of this cit v.
have sting the praises of their par
In the opinion of Tiik Akiii a the
death of Mavor Harrison has sim
plified the situation as regards dem
ocralie actum. mere is no use
speculating as to who might lc the
nominee had he lived. With his de
mise the force of the reported alii
ance lictwecn Senator Palmer and
himself was broken. His friends mav
endeavor to finish the construction
of the political machine whose
foundation had lieen laid, and wield
its influence in In-half of another
candidate, but without the master
band of Harrison it will lie an ini
While the question as to who will
he the democratic candidate for Coi
led States senator will be decided by
the next slate convention. The Amui s
takes this opportunity of remarking
that the prospects for the nomina
tion of the Hon. Ben T. Cable
looks remarkably blight. Dem
ocratic papers and leaders of the
party in all sections of the stato have
urged bis nomination, until an irre
sistible sentiment seem to he de
veloping in bis behalf. The senator
sbip is the best favor the party has
to bestow in the next camiaign. and
it is natural that the desire should be
general to have Mr. Cable the recip
ient. A unanimous nomination would
be only proper recognition of the
unselfish anil valuable services which
b has not only rendered the party
in Illinois., bjnt in the country at
large. The name of Ben T. Cable,
nailed to tbo democratic masthead,
would make success doubly sure. -
In bis abort, but decidedly bril
ltaat political career. Mr. Cable has
Mvor yet net defeat. When Tnc
Auui-snrged his ronomlaation for
eoogress la 1890. be was sojourning
la Europe without political aspira.
tioas. lie was ratacr adverse to ao
-- i .
ceptlag the nomination, aad wou'd
havo declined to make the race bed
aot loyalty to his friends convinced
bim.be could not gracefully refuse.
They had secured bis nomination af
ter one of the hottest contests ever
waged.! a a congressional convention
In Illinois. The opposing candidate
was Hon. W. H. Neece. of Macomb,
and the vote was a tie for nine bal
lots. Mr.- Cable being elected by one
majority on the 10th. Once in the
race, however, .Mr. Cable surprised
his most ardent friends by the deter-1
mination he manifested to win. The
republican candidate was Hon. W.
H. Gest, then serving his second
term in congress, which made Rock
Island county the battle ground of
the district. nest had carried the
district tho preceding' election by
Z.000, and Rock Island countv bv
1.5O0. When the votes were counted
in Xovemlicr. Itt'.M). it was found that
Cnble had carried the district by
1.87S. everv ward in the city of Rock
Island, and his home county by 60
majority. This remarkable victory
wasfret-lv commented upon, and the
young congressman from Rock Isl.
anil at once sprang into national
prominence. His appointment on
1 he committee of foreign relations bv
Speaker Crisp was a mark of distinc
tion sciiiom accorded a new member
of the house. He also achieved
quite a reputation in a social way.
having entertained in a royal manner.
At the meeting of the democratic
national committee in Washington
in Januarv. 1 !'-'. Mr. Cable repre
sented Illinois by proxy, and was
largely Instrumental in securing the
location of the convention at Chica
go, lie was elected a delegate at
large from Illinois to the national
dcmitcralic convention, and subse
quently chosen national com
mitteeman hy acclamation .by
the Illinois delegation. When
the national committee de
cided to establish a western branch
al Chicago Mr. Cable was asked to
assume charge of it. That he Con
ducted the campaign with consum
mate skill ant. alulity, the magniti
cent majorities rolled up for Cleve
land and Stevenson in Illinois, In
diana and Wisconsin abundantly
testify. After President Cleveland
was uuiy inciuctcii into oiiice it was
expected that Mr. Cable might be
handsomely provided for in an ap
pointment to a foreign mission. lie
declined, however, to lie considered
a candidate for anv appointive office.
declaring his only desire lieing to see
the part v workers rcmenilicred. To
that end he has devoted himself
assiduously and successfully, secur
ing in the aggregate a large" number
should specify a limit of exemption
for small incomes. ' The ways and
means committeemen are quoted as
ia favor of a $4,003 limit and a
heavier valuation upon incomes from
Hxed investments than upon those
derived from active business. It is
estimated that a S per cent tax upon
lair valuation under that rule
would, above ail cost of collection,
produce enough revenue to fully
meet all current deficiencies and all
decreases caused bv tariff reduction;
u In justice to the masses the rich
catanot be allowed to longer escape a
reasonable proportion of federal tax
ation. The income tax will come to
ITmi mt mm Iwqai Tax.
M. Loni . ftrpablie.
An income tax is right if it is for
r,-venue and wrong if it is for conlis.
The democratic party has never
siancu out to convert a man s nroi
erty to public nsc simply because he
napjenca to nave more projcrty
man some other man.
If government were unnecessary.
taxes would be unnecessary. Gov
ern men t exists because injustice ex
ists and requires curbing. It exists
second IV occause there arc some
duties which cannot Jm economically
or sTiciently discharged by voluntary
co-operation of individuals. There
sound government stops.
An income tax in the United States
is required to distribute more equit
ably tne ntinicn of taxation neces
sary to fulfill government obliga
tions. It would lie a mighty crime
if it were used to punish men for
naving worniiv goois.
Tariff taxes are paid by the fami
nes anil are an exemption of the
rich Their inconvenience presses
severely upon the agricultural states
whose products dcitcnd upon exitort
prices and ( therefore 11 Hin trade ac
The farms have Itccn taxed for
government expenses and for bonn
ties to eastern manufacturers.
An income tax will equalize the
nitmcn. it cannot equalise the effect
of restriction upon trade. That dis
advantage the farms must Uar until
we can conduct our fiscal affairs
without duties on inutorts.
Reports from the ways and means
committee say that the democratic
members have all agreed uon an in
come lax except liourke Cm-kran. If
it is true that all have agreed except
him. he will agree. He has too much
sense to oppose a unanimous major
ity rriHirt. ,
Republican states have run up the
Cost of the government to .H), OOO.(MM)
a year. It is right that they should
pay a fair proHirtion of this enlarged
rxtcuse. J he common eoplc of the
west anil south pay loo much already
They did not vote for the republican
mortgages. The money of the big
Incomes .in the eastern centres put
Benjamin Harrison and the fifty-first
congress in power. . The big incomes
should help to pay Luc bills, especial
ly when the poorer households give
up so much of their slender incomes
to the private interests of the pro
tected clasM-s. ,
Glaring Injustices jn the operation
of federal tax laws have inspired in
come tax iiropositions which boldly
sneak tor confiscation. Such propo
sitions are the individual property of
crude and incautious minds. Ihey
cannot become the platform of a
great party whose object is the limi
tation 01 taxes to necessary public
A democratic income tax caa not
go further than to effect an equit-
aoie reaisinoution 01 taxes, it would
cease to be democratic and become
something also the moment It cross.
ed that line.
A tariff tax affords an exemption
for largo incosaos. An income lax
OlUe L. Archer
Gaved His Life
"laovebeea snffcrins from tip disease Sar
Hunt ysan, hav.nc three rttnsbs sores on my
Up. 1 tesa to t&e
anJ it has tttTcncie a perfect cma. I tool oca-
Sklent that it ttl s.-.ve aiy We. oua
Accues. inn Dmlloy treat. Dayton, oua,
UnnH'a Mia assist di3ti sad CUM
ajtt.fm sou by an crocgua.
J. E. Montrose, Xanacar.
Monday, Dec. 11th.
Special Engagement of the
Distinguished American Tragedian
Tt; flmaa Electrical Fcrccs!
How They Control the Organs
of the Bod.
Tho electrical force of the bua-.a body, as
the nerve fluid may be termed, ti a a espe
cially attractive dcpaitastit of actenco, a. It
exert so narked an Infla Mice on the lienltt
of Mie organs of the body. Nerve force k
profltu-ed ny the brain and ronwyed by
CK-nna n the nerves to the various orir.ms of
Uic bud. thusNttpplyltig the latter with the
HinT ncreuiry to in
sure their hi-alt.t. Xh
pneumn!astrio nerve, as
abown Item, may be Mid
1 1 le l lit mj lin-xwlant
of Ibe entire nerve '
teai. a It KUpplk-. the
lic"ris lnns, Mnmnrli,
boweK etc wilii the
nerve force uo-asary to
ktH.-p them aotivo un!
he tlihy. Ah will bo men
by t lie cut the Ion; nervo
V-rc-iliii!l from the
tfw of the brain and
to-rminutinz in ilia tiow-
el In lit- pm-umoirAstrlc
wnue tne numertMt
tie lira hi-ho sunntr
In-art. lunn ana stotn-
aWi with no-e!.si-y vi
tality. WlK-n t lie brain
Ik-'-oiiiCS In anv rar d tit
er; k. red by irritability
or exhaustion. lle nerve
foive which lr supplies
a, Iohsi-iiu J. arij the or
icnnt relvlns tho dl
minlsln'd supply are con-
Pliysicinns mneraltv full to rccognlsa.
tlie ininnrtan'.'o of this fiict, but treat tlie
orcan ii.tulf lnicnl nf the cautie of the trouble
Tho noted srio-ialist. Franklin Miles. M. l,
LL B.. h.T civpii tho cmnter part of his life
to thi- si uily of this subject, and the nriurlpil
Utscovoriwcon'vrnlnit it errductobtseltortis.
Ir. Milxs' Ki'storai ive Nervine, the unrl-valL-cl
bruin an J nerve food. Isprepan.-donthe
Srlnripiit that all nervous Jim I ninny other
ithvuliles originate from disorders of the
nerve reenters. Its wonderful success tncutinz
tlM-s.- disordi-rs Ls testified to by thousands In
every part of the land.
Re.4t.irnt I vo Nervine cures slpeplessness.
nervous pmstrsition, dizziness, hvslerla. sex
ual de!)iiity. SI. Vitus dance. epil psv. etc 1
Is free from opiates or danfferous druss. I
Is Mild on n positive guarantee bv all druc
pists. orsenttlirect by the Dr. Miles Medical
Co.. KlUhnrt, lnd., on receipt of price. 41 per
OotUb. aix bottles for 15. express prepaid-
. Seeing is Believing.
How many people know
what an endless variety of mer
chandise is required to carry on a dry
goods business complete in every department?
We dare say: "But few," Owing to the distance
from the market and advantages in buying goods in case 1
direct from the manufacturers and importers, it has bocotS
a necessity to carry a tremendous .large 6tock. Buvin.r"1'1
stated above, direct from headquarters means saving the profits oth
nswl tn a mitille man. nr fin called inhhr Tlio carina .t .. 'tlM'
, , lue ,
profit is a great advantage to the retail customers, as it enables hitu '7 s
cheaper from a house buying; their goods direct from headquarters V"V
from one buying from jobbers. In ordef to have those who are inter'"1
in nice Silks, Dress Goods, Cloaks, Drapery Goods, Fancy Goods, l !i1
wear. Hosiery. Trimmings, Laces, Gloves, Handkerchiefs. Leather (' i
Fine and Table Linens, Corsets and thousands of other articles, fern ,'
idea what an immense reserve stock is required to replenish the t' T
sold in the Retail Department, daily, we most cordially invite them tor m
on ns, and wc shall take great pleasure In showing them the lar-'e stnt
of seasonable merchandise stored on each floor of the fonr-storv'hmi i"
ocatei at 217, 2171 West Second street and occupied by the '
KLUG. 1IASLER. SCHWEXTSER DRY GOODS CO.
The undersigned firm employs almost a half hundred people. ar,i
their salesladies and salesmen are all experienced and olWiin-'. t
those who have not yet favored us with a call wc wish to sayl t onn''
and do so now, and convince yourself Of ; the above statements." SitI
ing is believing. Thanking tho public for past favors, we are
Yours very truly,
Klug, Hasler, Schwentser
DRY GOODS COMPANY,
217 and 217 1-2 West Second St., DAVENPORT, IA.
HEALTH IS WEALTH
The Battle Above the Clouds.
Srrpo ted by a carefully velrctrd emrpany
of h g'thn-te artists in hie crjod
Seato on mIp a, liarrcr Ilixise riiiraer.
1 bntKlay, Uec
But if Afflicted it Costs Yon Nothing
I j t-onsult the Eminent Phy
sicians and Specialists,
WE PROPOSE to boom our
trade from now until Christmas
by offering unusual inducements,
via: With every order for a
dozen cabinet photos we shall
give an extra photo in the new
Vienna panel nine, and in addi
tion your choice of three beauti
ful souvenirs. In crayon work
we arc offering an exceptional
bargain a 16x20 crayon portrait
in a beautiful gold frame at
fl.iK). regular price ,".. riU.
Visitors arc' always welcome.
1725 Srcosd Ave.
000. .0. .0. .0
.o.'.o. Jo .OOO
tntnntly rumore and ferent destroy eb V
Jeetlooaltle lia r wtstnsr amn tlK haaus.
've,iitaor xtI, wifmat di-claraiia
or bilnry to the ato,t delicate nkin. IV was
r arirrv vaa vna ancacTmaatiLaor
Kaa-ara Wttaos. arkMmlnrmd by -i- O
riona a tbe kirbat aiithnrliv awl 'ibe ;
mmm eaitaeiitdefmatni.i.'iM and hair rno-ia-
hVttltat ever lived. Iiurmi' hi. private trar-
tier of a liv titu" abmni; Mia aMitaaar
Macrary of batuiw ha mrnlwi( tin ro
elpe. I'atrr, tl by f all. x curdy packed.
Vottearoadaac r,mS-nitia'. ioie Areata 0
(uraaartca. Addreaa 1 U KOKt' V !
asMrr iAiiiutr;xct. ix-pu K..S7 e
Foath Ma avcaae, Mcwirfc. , .
00 o o . o"o-'h'J0"ro,o"ooo
Medical 2nd Surgical Institute
AITDEllSOIf & ROSE,
Permanently Located Is the Ryan Bloc. Corner
econd aud Braly Streets, Darcnaort, Iowa.
1 the A dieted are wlconie. rn. nJcron
A Iteae ar; ;iadiite of the leaning tueeical ro -
K-f?ca nt tni auiniry. and ariib rrj ywus expr
1 -tire tn the tretitment tf chronic 1 iear. rnc-
C suful y treat On mli.Throat anu I.nnu, diea?
I ttie CKMitr nrunnr. tyi pl liver UoutJlea,
co atia iin.eiT ti-e fliirh.r .
KiIIXEY ANU l it NAKY troubles rneedily
Nhvnus PI"!ASttS Tlie mit arrrraviited
c- are pfer.Uy and pcr a ci tlj cute 1 by oar
nvw Tne ima t iren'mini.
LADIKh Ar'FLttTEII-Fp.-clal attentiiin civen
to till diea t tHTalir 10 nir.eu. fcvei v f .ciliijr
anu auvnntiizi lur ine Treaimeiu au 1 s.evuy re-
tt:livnt of th'9 elan- lf (lltiieli
B'jh i AMIrtlN !U-ltAr.S All t-onble
aritlne from itniit:e tiloti, scnifu'ii, ecz ca, let
ter. tumors, nice., etc.
Electricity Its Scientilic Apjtlica-
Facial lileminbi-a, as tnole. surcrflnnns hair.
wine u.ars, lu:iinr', w.n, etc., removed oy t-lcc
Call be consulted ronfl.lently br letter or o lier-
wim-. fiend 4 rent fr q trt nn tilAik Aililr.-ni
lUt. ANIIElttuX A ItO-K. Kvnn li M-k. Daven
UUXS DAILY FROM ST. PAUL
AXI MINNEAPOLIS TO NEW
WHATCOM. VANCOUVER VICTO
RIA, TACOMA. SEATTLE, TORT-
LAND AND SAN FRANCISCO
SHORTEST ROUTE, QUICKEST
TIME AND FINEST TRAIN TO
PUGET SOUND POINTS, ALASKA,
JAPAN, CHINA AND AUSTRALIA.
SLEEPER AND UPHOLSTERED
TOURIST SLEEPER TO NEW
WHATCOM, WASH.. DAILY WITH
OUT CHAXUE. , r '.. , j ,.
J. F. LEE, Dist. Pass. Affcnt,
232 S. Clark St., Chicago.
First Class Limited Rate, 5.00
Second " " - - 18.00
Round Trip, ... 65.50
S98 Robert St . 127 Third St. So.,
-"(Hotel Kvao) ;'.: (Uuaranty Bid)
' ' St, Paul.'. - .- ! Minneapolis.
or union uepots.
John Volk & Co.
Xaaafact antra of
Saak, Doors, Blinds. Siding. Flooring
BhjtMMatkat. bacTh rd aad Foarth aveaiMa,
- HOCK laLASO.
(Sacecstor :o H. WESDT,)
Merchant -:- Tailor,
119 Eighteenth Street.
ftTFit and Workmanship' Guar-
ant cod the Best
... . . - . . i
CleMiiig aad Bepairing Done.
I have a large consignment of Napkin
Rings, Ink Wells, Pen Racks, call bills,
etc., made of materials taken from
Lookout Mountain; they will make
presents which the Old Settlers will
prize very highly. We have them on
sale for a few days only.
Geo. H. Kingsbury,
AIR AND ART STOBE.
THEY ARE BARGAINS.
A car load of handsome bed room suits going
at the following prices. :- ;";': ' '.
Suits worth 15 00 go at
f 12 51
Remember we have only one car loadlo dis
pose of at the above manufacturer's prices.
1525 and 152?
1?4 126 and V2H
Grand Sweeping Sale
Cloaks and Millinery !
For the Next )0 Days
' This will bo, tkSrte4tkdd bett hartfiiiijijf
ever held in tho Trinities. Everything in our
store a genuine bargain. This sale will save every
Lad y, purehasing a Cloak or Hat, 25 per cent. Do
not fail to attend this great sale before you buy, as
our entire t-tock of Cloaks end Millinery must be
114 7. Second St.. Daraapor t. .