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THE ARGUS, TUESDAY," T-TOVEMBEH 21, 1899;
NOVELTY IN LITERARY
AND ART FEATURES,
PRINTING IN COLORS.
THE BEST ILLUSTRATIONS,
with Cole's Engravings ana
: :: ; in.truui
LIFE OF CROMWELL
the Ili'jlil IImi..l-hn Mrhii. M. '
'PHK conductors of Thk Ckntlky
take especial pleasure in an
nouncing this a the leading histori
cal serial of the magazine iu 1!0.
No man is more competent than John
Morlev. who was selected by Mr.
Gladstone family to write the biog
raphy of (ilad.-Uone. to treat Crom
well in the spirit of the end of the
will be remark' le Uesidcs original
drawings, there will be valuable un
published portraits h-nt by her majes
ty the jueen. and by the owners of
tli greatest Cromwell collections.
Oilier features include:
I'.i.jU'raphv of a Gri.ly. delightfully
illustrated bv the artist-author the
longest ami most important l.terary
work of the author of Wild Animals I
furl. Illintratel i tatlcnr.
A series of paiM-iM for the -xposi
tion vear. bv KICHAK1) WIHTKING.
author of No. it John Street," splen
didly illustrated with more than sixty
iiiit nrts bv the f:iiinus artist. CAS-
TAH1XK, Including view s of the l'aris
l.oiKlon. Illu-.trateil by I'lill May.
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with iic-ures bv l'lIII-MAY and JO-
Kniiini; Alone Annind the World.
The record of a vovaire of 16,000
miles undertaken single-handed and
jilorie in a J'J-fxit boat. A most de
lightful biography oi tiie .-ea.
The Author of llufc!i line."
mi. S. WIEtt MITCHELL will fur-
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A GENTLE REMINDER
is timely now. In-fore cold weather
Bets in. that if you have not procured
your winter's supply of coal, that
now is the time to get your money's
worth befote coal goes up in price
again, as it surely will. Lehigh Val
ley. Anthracite, Cannel ccal, Poca
hontas inokeless. La Salle Third Vein
and genuine old fashioned Cable coal
to choose from at
E. G. Frazcr.
MOTT'S PEKHYRGYAL fill
TlirT oTfrvome WakntM. Irrvrv
lAi tir tn i ouiielonMiK ri-am ikor
toil tnia t - f m-ntru
" liirjr Lire tl at ei
to at w ,mntim. jtiUin c-
rlt pmcM of oram and txxly -
known ro mi ? ftr womvn rqaals
tJirru. infl lo hrin li'
a pir a '!!- 91 per bl
rv inrill. M a dmtvll
MOiir HZXic, cauMa. 4,4k
I. u rope.
For DriinTctnness an4
P WTlt- U.
rr-T n ; lnoot
See the Iiij Store's
of good things. The
largest stock of furni
ture ever shown in
Beautiful Things in Par
This is the place to save
Davenport Furniture and
3-24 828. SfH Brady St.. Davenport.
. T"wC 1
that will top oft" the most bountiful
uinner with relish and make the most
critical smoker feel thankful we
will make a specialty of during the
holiday season. Our exoumtelv
tlavored cigar at 5 cents is a gentle
man's smoke, which he will appreci- I
ate after his Thanksgiving meal. A
box for vour sideboard can be bought
for 1 and up.
A. J. RIESS,
Corner Fourth Avenue and Twenty third streev
QUARTERS AT PASIG.
ter horns, lying almost on their backs,
ss they hold their heiids on the hori
7.ntal, a dull gray, almost hairless,
with holes pierced throuirh their nos-
I0W American Soldiers Fare In J tril-s for their rope rems. They drag
aioiig ine native carts, witn moist.
HOT MAKY EAEDSHIP3 SUPIERED.
Cures a Couqh or Cold at once.
IVwi a-c smnU an.i t"-:i-i-ltit to take. Ioctor
THOSE PRETTY LITTLE
Ars JUST THI THPNO.
We make them jlvlcc yoa
tweire dlflerent positions la
ihe dozen. Better one with,
eijrnt. wii. four, three acd two
differed po:t:oc In the d ox
en. All rrpularty moanted
ta the latest finish, at
C. E. SMITH,
Opposite Harper House, Second Ave.
IlellKlona Kirrrliri of the Xatlvea.
Their ScUoola null Straaice t'rmt
teriea Insects Mot Very Uotber
swmc Illifh I'rlces Caused by the
'Willing ness of Amerteams to Pay
A week's stay in this country soon
reduces things to the commonplace.
aud yet there is much that Is of inter
est which v.e will recall afterward
with pleasure, writes Henry Swift,
chaplain of the Thirteenth regiment.
from I'nsii;, Philippine Islands, to the
New Yuri: Commercial Advertiser un
der date of Oct. y.
1 have seen some of our breastwork
life. The Thirteenth occupies a line
of live or six miles from the sea to
Sau I'edro Macati. There Is a low
stretch of earthworks ruiimug iu au
irreirular direction, through the Jungle
of bamboo palm and tropical veeta
tion, with strips of bamloo or bamboo
poles, making a flooring within for the
men to rest on. At certain distances
aud points of vantage are elevations of
earth where sentinels are posted con
stantly to scrutinize the dense thickets
lievotid. The men are scattered along
thinly in tents or nipa huts, and in a
minute the whole length of defenses
can be manned. These uipa huts are
raised on hauihoo piles, are woven of a
oarse rusii ninjut an men wuie. tarn
on a bamboo frame, with thatched roof
of uipa very steep and inside ceilinc
of bamboo mattiug. J he floor Is com
posed of bamboo strips, with cracks
etwceii varying from a citiarter to
half an inch, and is strong and elastic
easily kept clean and making a com
fortable lied at night. The floor is high
enough to be above water level, which
rises sometimes a yard. The roof sheds
the rain completely. The numerous
cracks and apertures make the rooms
pleasantly cool, and light and air are
admitted through sliding windows
made tf little squares of shell. Cook
ing, washing, etc.. are generally done
out of doors, the ground kept trimly
swept with homemade brooms of bam
boo. Indeed, as far as I can Judge, in
dress, person, houses and grounds the
Philippine peasantry are remarkably
neat and might give Americans some
Thoy seem to be very devout. Every
house has it erueitix and religious pie
tures on the wall. On Sunday at ear
ly mass there was service in the ves-
trv of the church by my quarters. The
body of the church is used for a hospi
tal. 1 he vestry would hold only a
score or so, but outside of the door and
far out on the turf were hundreds of
women and children kneeling, while a
solid phalanx of men, all in white.
with heads bare und liowed, were
standing on the side. The angelus
rings at Its regular time, and as men
pass the church they doff their hats
turn a moment to their aves aud cross
I'.y the side of the church Is the
graveyard, with hundreds of unnoted
minimis for the "pobres," while in the
wall behind the church are deep
shelves, where the richer have the
remains of their loved ones. lint the
occupancy is brief. If. at the end of a
year, a rental is not forthcoming, the
body is removed and thrown ou the
ground with scant respect. Along the
wall lay a confused heap of skulls and
ribs aud thigh bones, hopelessly un
recognizable and uucared for.
They have their village school, or
had rather until we came, with two
men and two women teachers, free. I
examined one of the school books, a
very small compendium, containing iu
the compass of au ordinary duodecimo
a catechism of history, geography.
arithmetic, geometry (plane and solid;
Hut leaving these and going back to
the trenches, 1 find oht men looking
mainly very comfortable, healthy and
contented. Their outdoor and large
ly temperate life seems to agree with
thorn. They have enough drill, patrol
and guard duty to keep them busy.
They receive a good ration of fresh
bread and hard tack, fresh beef which
comes here frozen from the United
States and Australia, bacon, rice, dried
fruits, potatoes and onions, and men
and officers fare mostly alike. Every
one who has been to Cuba says It is
vastly better here. The climate Is not
insufferable. The days are hot. as hot
as in San Antonio or Tampa, but the
nights are cool and pleasant, and I
have fouDd a blanket a necessary cov
ering. Insects and vermin. I think, have
been ninch overrated ns a nuisance.
This and mosquitoes right down here
In swamp lands practically cause but
slight annoyance. I have heard of
snakes, but seen none as yet. Lizards
abound, but they are a gentle, timid
beast and are great destroyers of in
sects. The roaches are the worst thing.
While absent from the nipa huts they
gallop Jill over your possessions in the
stone and plastered buildings. The
ants are multitudinous and are very
destructive, especially' to wood work,
chair, tables, beds, even the solid
frames of bouses.
The water is vile. You see stand
ing pools thick with green confervous
scum, wells stone built and curlied.
but a look into Its Impure depths suf
fices to turn the stomach, and you
loathe to use it. even for bathing. For
tunately we catch much rainwater, and
a long train of bull carts brings dis
tilled water from the city every d:y
for drinking and cooking.
These water buffaloes, or "cariboas."
axe unique, about three feet high and
as many abeam, wltb great, flat, scimi-
pathetic eyes and uttering sobbing
pants, going at the rate of a mile or
more or less an hour. They, however.
Deed but littie urging aud can traverse
the most hopelessly lioggy and rutty
roads. When relieved, they will bury
themselves up to the nose iu some mud
hole or vile smelling pond aud lie
there for hours, a picture of perfect
The ponies, not much bigger than
Shetlauds. are gentle, sturdy little
In-asts and can almost do a horse's
work. They are everywhere iu the
city and on the roads, acting as mounts
for the heaviest or dragging little dog
carts ("carromitas") or two seated
carts ("quelis") or victorias and tram
cars. Prices were reasonable, but
Americans are beginning to change all
that, as they always do to their cost.
Mexican or Philippine silver sells for
$2.05 for American gold, and native
prices need to lie cut iu half when rat
ed to our currency. So they charged
for an hour's use of a carromita 20
cents and for quelis 2-1 cents. Street
car fares are 2 cents a section. A ride
fif say two miles costs but 4 cents.
Laundry work was 3 cents apiece. A
good course dinner In the better res
taurants costs $1 or $1.50 and is well
worth it. Service was .5 a month, etc..
but our foolish American contempt for
small things is rapidly teaching the
Filipinos to charge double. Ami the
unaccustomed ear of our soldiers of
ten mistakes Mojieanos for Amerl
canos. and so he pays $2 where he
should pay $1, thinks It cheap and
leaves the native Impressed with
I have been much Impressed with
the tokens of a firm and kindly regime
(martial), especially In the citv. The
trim native police, in their gay uni
forms.-augmented by a provost guard
oi sumiors, armeu witn "unlets, main
tain good order by day, while an armed
guard at night (S:.'0) clears the streets
mid keeps them cleared, iione being al
lowed abroad without a pass. And
all stores and saloons are closed. On
Sunday everything Is closed but the
drug stores aud restaurants. A sani
tary police Is at work constantly clean
ing the streets and removing garbage.
Justice Is administered with fairness
and rigor. Old residents tell me that
everything Is far more satisfactory
than under Spanish rule. And Philip
pine gentlemen have told me the same.
tJeneral Otis has a very large task to
perform and I believe is doing It well.
It is not all lighting in a problem like
the present. Military occupancy means
a thousand other things, aud none who
lire unacquainted with its inliaite de
tails should presume to pass judgment.
There have been tremendous ditlieul
ties. and. as far as immediate activity
Is concerned, the drenching, delugin
rains are enough to bar ourselves as
well as the insurgents.
There seems, however, to be a move
ment in the air, and last night there
was a concentration here, looking to
something. Aud reports come cf
skirmishing at Imus, one of our out
lying stations, 12 miles away.
Carried bv unanimous
ON CABLE ROUTE TO MANILA.
ObKtaclea Enoonntorrd by the Col
lier Nero on Its Surveying Trip.
The work of the collier ero iu sur
veying a route for a transpacific tele
graph cable between Honolulu and the
Philippines is narrated by Itear Ad
miral iiradtord in his annual report
to the secretary of the navy at Wash
ington. After a careful consideration
of the subject it was decided, he says,
that the route westward from Hono
lulu to the Philippine Islands was by
way of the Midway islands aud Guam,
lauding the cable at a convenient point
ou the east coast of Luzon, as near as
possible to the latitude of Manila. It
was also decided as desirable to survey
a route from Guam to Yokohama.
1 wo onsets from tne projected great
circle route between the Midway is
lands and Guam were found to be nec
essary in order to avoid obstacles to a
successful Iaj-ing and operation of a
telegraph cable. The first of these ob
stacles encountered is a submarine
mountain, situated a short distance
westward of the Midway islands aud
rising from the floor of the ocean.
which here sinks to a depth of 2,200
fathoms, to within 82 fathoms of the
surface. TLe second obstacle is one of
the deepest submarine abysses yet
found in the world, situated about 500
miles eastward of Guam and sinking
to a depth of more than 4.900 fathoms.
Iteports have been received of the pre
liminary line of soundings from Hono
lulu to Luzon, and they indicate that
the route which Is being surveyed will
prove entirely practicable.
Official Proceedings of Last Night's
City Council Kx;n. Rock Inland, Xov
U. lt:i'.i. i tie Council Jin-t in regit ar
sfiiii-iiuiiithly session at S p. ni.. Mayor
Mi-Cohticliie pi-iiling and all the alder-
ini-n pn-ieiit. The minute of the hi
minting were read and approved.
J lie t leik suliinit tea Ir.U lor th" j ur-
chae of .S'iO.Ood of water bands as f illows:
pit.er & I o., loleiio. tnuo 1 return,
$IJ2.'!S together with aecrutd intrnst
Sicgood & Maver. Cincinnati Premium
i?-l-"0. and accrued interest
Rudolph ChivlKild & Co.. Cincinnati
Premium M0 and accrued interest.
Meyer Jc Kier. Indianupo'is Pivm'um
.?2r-"i and accrued interest.
W. 1). Haves & Son. Cleveland Tar
with accrued interest, less $(i0rt.
Alderman Wheelan moved that the pio-
positicn of Snitzi-r & Co.. lieing the high
est, lie accepted,
The clerk read a petition from IT. F'uf
gol and other propertyholders on Twelfth
street, complaining of inadequate sewer
facilities and asking that the dram from
51aek Hawk Addition be cut. off and sur
face drainage be provided for the Waek
Hawk llow. Also a petition from H
Fluegel asking damages for an overflowed
cellar. First petition reforiel ti sewer
committee and seeond to claim commit
tee, on motion of Alderman Winter.
The People's Power Co. was irrante.l
permission to open a paved street on mo
tion of Alderman Soderstrom.
Alderman Wheelan offered a resolution
referring the assessment, for the Twenty
second street pavement to a. committee.
T id on table. 0 to . on motion of Alder
Alderman Lnwhead moved that tw.i
entchbasins on Forty-fourth slreet lie pro
vided with grating with man hole.
Also, that the street, superinterdeiit be
instructed to clean out catehbasins on
Forty-fourth street. Adopted.
Also that the ctiy engineer be instruct
ed to give sidewalk grades on the inrth
side of Fourteenth avenue, let ween
Thirty-sixth and Thii ty-eighth stre.ts.
Alderman Pender moved that a spe.-ia'
committee of five, including the Mayor,
he appointed to confer with officers of the
Central I'nion Telephone Co. for tin' pur
pose of securing reduced rates. Carried.
and the Mayor appointed as associates Al
dermen Pender. Aster. Lawhead. Freid
Alderman Heck presented a resolution
directing the strict enforcement of the or
dinance against climbing electric towers
and breaking globes and carbons. Adopt
Alderman Aster presented a resolution
directing the Terminal Co. lo extend all
sewers across First avenue through it5
embankment at onee. Adopted.
Mderman Coneannon moved that the
Waterworks Committee be authorized to
make necessary repairs at. the Water
works. Alderman Wheelan moved ns an
amendment that the committee report
what repairs are necessary. Amendment
Alderman Wheelan moved that a one-
inch pipe be laid on Ninth avenue be
tween Nineteenth and Twentieth streets
Alderman Lawhead presented an ord
inance tor the suppression oi siot itim-
ehines and other gambling devices, lie
moved that the ordinance be considered.
Alderman Winter moved to refer to the
ordinance committee. Amendment, ear-
lied. 7 to 7 and the Mayor's easting vo'e.
Alderman F.lwell offered a resolution di
recting the City Clerk to notity I . Al. -
born to place sidewalks removed by him
in condition as found. Adopted.
Alderman Klwell presented a pr-titio!i
from the Rock Island I'rewmg ( o. tor
leave to extend scale across the sidewalk
on Thirtieth street. Granted.
Alderman Johnson offend a rrs ilutioii
for a two-inch water pipe on First avenue
between Eighth and Ninth streets an!
that the matter be referred to the Water
works Committee, with power to act. A'-
dernian Wheelan moved to amend bv d
rec-ting the committee to report. Losl,
and original motion carried.
Mderman Willis offered a resolution
providing for the appointment of a pur
chasms committee, and moved its refer
ence to the ordinance committi-e. .Motion
Alderman Winter offered a resolution
directing the Marshal to keep the alley in
the rear of the Modern Woodmen budd
ing in condition for passage by teams.
Adjourned on motion of Alderman Con-
cannon. 11. t.. eliaiter.
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AYorms .Convulsions .Fcvcrish
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ri am m a r
I crre no further honors: I am reidr u
I do not rant to mi In rate ffi:r
I went where duty called roc, and I did mr level
I-t others now itsume the people'! caret !
A blii-ful song U rincine in mr cars
That is sweeter for the waninjj of the years.
o let others bear the weight
Brought them vj affairs of state.
And let others have the winning of the cheers.
I do not rrare place among- the potentates cf
To be hurried, to be worried and to fret:
I bold the candle dearer than the killing game is
dorr- good, bat there Is something better yet.
A blissful (out is rinrina- in my ears
That is sweeter for the waning of the years I
Oh. the dreamy days of fall
Are the fairest of them alt.
So let others tare the winning of the cheers!
A Life and leath Fight.
W.A. Hines, of Manchester, Iowa.
writing of his almost miraculous es
cape rrom aeata, says: "j-xposuie
after measles induced serious limj
trouble, which ended in consumption.
I had frequent hemorrhages and
coughed night and day. All my doc
tors said I must soon die. Then I
began to use Dr. King's New Discov
ery for Consumption, which com
pletely cured me. 1 would not le
without it even if it cost " a bottle.
Hundreds have used it on my recom
mendation and all say it never fails
to cure throat, chest and lung trou
bles." Regular size 50 cents and fl.
Trial bottles free at Hartz & Ulle-
mever's drag store.
I hare stood J fere the gsxe of all the world, snd
I have heard
Tne ahouts of millions rising- to the sky.
But the greatest of all glory's in s tender little
And the triumph that is best is in s sight
A blissful scrur is rinzin? in my ears
That is sweeter fr the dreary, weary years,
An4 I'd be with her a J one.
All her smiles and praise my own,
Ss 1st othirs hae the wtnnimt of the cheers?
S. E. K.ser in Chicago Times-Herald.
(Jlven I'p by roar Doctors.
Beaver Dam, Ohio. My daughter
after beiDg treated by four doctors
and beiDg given up for lost, a neigh
bor recommended iolev s Kidney
Cure. Todav she is able to walk sev
eral miles without fatigue. I feel we
would have lost her if it was not for
voar medicine, liespectfully, Mor.
J. M. Bailev.
GRIPPE KILLS MORE PEOPLE
Ciohra or any oilier contagious
disease. slsk your Doctor.
Thousands die in every epi
demic of la grippe like the pres
ent one a- d thousands die every
year afterward from some weak
ness of the system lejt over from
Grippe is little Jearcd because
it is little understood. Its work is
hidden often does not appear
even to the practiced eye of the
A genuine hard case of la
grippe scarcely ever leaves a sound system.
The germs of la grippe are the smallest mic
robes known, yet they generate a toxine poison
of the most virulent character.
La Grippe is in the air. You don't have to be
exposed, as in other contagious diseases. '1 he
germs of la grippe are everywhere at present.
In one week the wave of infection crosses a
continent. A nation is infected as quick as
one city. You cannot escape la grippe by iso
lation. You breathe in bacteria in every breath.
Grippe can be Cured hy Foley 's Honey and Tar.
This is guaranteed.
Grippe can be Prevented by Foley's Ifoicy ana
Tar. This is guaranteed.
Foley s Honey and Tar reaches the root of the
disease. It destroys and eradicates the germs
of la grippe. It puts the system on a plane to
resist and expel these microbes.
Foley s Honey and Tar, by absolutely curing
la grippe, leaves no loophole for future lung
trouble, throat diseases, stomach disorders and
fatal organic troubles.
All 5m?lsts sell Ftiley's Money and Tar under a positive piinrantre
to prev:rii " cure la grippe iu any sta'e, ic-uvlzii; the fsLeiJi slronir
a'ulnsl iul.-.ionn of any kiuu.
Grippe starts with a cold. Cure that cold in one day with
Foley's Eonej and Tar. It cures nil colds and positively
Its Kind Y:3 Haw Aiwars Ecsjil
-.7 - -T .--
Beauty. Is Uppermost
Is the work of the Rock Island
Steam Laundry. By modern
methods and careful and skilled
help their laundry work is the best
that Is turned out in this vicinity.
Their services is prompt and pa
trons are treated with courtesy.
Kock Island &teaui Laundry
BAUEESFELD & SEXTON 1814 Third Are. Telephone 1293.