Newspaper Page Text
THIS AHQTTS. SATUEDAT, DECEMBER 2. 1899.
Published Dally and Weekly at 1824 Second
Avenue, Bock Island, I1L Entered at the
Postofflce as Second-class matter.
I ram icamlk of j. w. pottik.
TEEMS Dally, 10 eenu per week. Weekly,
2.00 per annam; In advance 11.50.
AU communications of political or argumen
tative character, political or religious, must
bare real name attached for publication, No
' Buch article will be printed over flctltlona sig
natures. Correspondence solicited from every town
ship In Koek Island county.
Satikdat, Dkckmbf.p 2.
Henry Shei-pabi. of Northampton,
Mass., though nearly SO years of age,
' took a recent horseback ride of 175
The Emperor William takes the
keenest interest in the caricatures of
himself which appear in the English
comic jonrnals. He laughs at them
until the tears ran down his cheeks.
If William Delaney and wife, resid
ing near Karitan, live until the first
week of January, 1900, they will have
been married 67 years. Freeman Eld
ridge and wife, of Koseviile, have been
married about 63 years.
That ordinarily juiet and appar
ently modest city ot Galesburg, at the
other end of this congressional dis
trict ha two sources of distinction
that are not altogether enviable. She
is reported to have a larger represent
ation in the state penitentiary than
any city in the northern Illinois dis
trict outside of Chicago; more petitions
in bankruptcy filed under the new law
than any other city in the state out
side of Chicago.
Gen. John M. Palmek is quoted in
a Washington dispatch as predicting
the election of William J. Bryan next
year. He is reported to have uaid
that "the leading issues of 1900 wi!l
be anti-imperialism, anti-militarism
and anti-trusts, and that Bryan will
be nominated by the democratic na
tional convention and elected presi
dent of the I'nited States.'" The
used-to-le "Grand Old Man" appears
to have been inspired with a genuine
Thkek of the choicest turkeys that
America can produce were shipped
from Waverly, K. I., Wednesday" to
three prominent Americans. Each
was fed on grasshoppers and weighed
22 pounds. One graced Pres
ident McKinlev'a Thanksgiving
table, another Admiral Dewey's, and
the third that of Gov. Dyer, of Rhode
Island. Horace Voce furnished the
turkeys for the president of the
United States and the governor of
Rhode Island for more than a quarter
of a century.
Tiiekf. was only one state of
those which held elections this fall
where the result was a distinctly re
publican success, and that was New
Jersey New Jersey, the home of
trusts and Griggs. The reason for
this is not unfathomable. If there
ever was a birthplace of iniquities,
this state fondles one of the very worst
with" which we have to deal trusts.
This state is the home ground for
trusts; here they flourish and wax
sleek through the laws of their own
make and construction. Yes, the
state went wholly republican, and the
trusts are awarded credit for this
great administration victory."
Another appeal for reinforcements
baa been sent by Capt. Lcary, naval
governor of the island of Guam. The
few men the governor has at his com
mand are but an insignificant force
compared with the 8.0U0 population
of the island, and fears of a native re
volt are increasing. The navy de
partment first received a telegram
from Capt. Leary, asking for an addi
tional force of marines late in Octo
ber, and his appeal was answered by
the mustering of 3C0 men. This sec
ond appeal leads the department to
believe that the situation is more
grave than was apprehended. The
natives of the island were credited
with being peaceable. They appeared
to be glad of the change bf govern
ment, but according to the ad rices
from Gov. Leary they have developed
a hostile attitude to' the Americans,
and are not as peaceaWe as was sup
posed. There is also said to be much
dissatisfaction in the American bat
talion over the nature of the work
imposed upon the soldiers, which it is
claimed is greatlv in excess of ordi-
cinder CJER.MA.N LAWS.
Is excellent for
Faceache. Rheumatism, etc.
OR. RICHTER'S World-Raownc4
Nonegeiraine vrithootTrade Bark "AtSot.
One weli-k Down person's letter oot of many:
PAIN EXPELLER'is nt
cedent remedy for Facial
2&c aaa E9c at all dnrstt or tnroagn
r. Ad. Stealer Cl,1M Pearl St Hew lark
36 HIGHEST. AWARDS.
nary garrison duty, and involves much! THE BOERS' NATIONAL HYMN
mat the natives should be required to
do. I Composed After the South. African
Republie Received Its Independ
ence. C. W. Van der Hoogt of Baltimore
has sent to the New York World the
following copy of the translation of
the "Voikslied." the national hymn of
the South African Republic, composed
after the republic received its Inde
pendence and the famous battle at
Majuba Hill was fought:
Bifrht nobly gave voortrekkers Lrave
Their blood, their lives, their all.
For freedom's right, in death despite.
They fought at duty's call.
Ho. burghrr! High our banner waveth.
The standard of the free.
Ko foreign joke our land enslave th.
Here reigneth liberty.
'Tis heaven's command
Hi're we should stand
And aye defend the volk and land.
Col. James Franklin Bell, the dash
ing and intrepid regimental comman
der who has made such a brilliant rec
ord in the Philippines, in whose
career Rock Island feels a great inter
est and jnst pride, and who has just
added new honors to bis career by de
feating and putting to flight the Fili
pino brigades under Gens. San Miguel
and Alejandrinoin the mountains near
Mangatarem, is an ollicer of the regu
lar army, in which he holds the rank
of lieutecant. Before going to the
Philippines he was attached to the 7th
cavalry, and was stationed at Fort
Riley, Kansas. As colonel of the 3Cth
United States volunteers. Bsll distin
guished himself two months ago in
the action near Poi-ac, when he rode in
advance of his troops and single
handed charged seven of the enemy.
He captnred a captain and two pri
vates, and the remaining four Fili
pinos lied before the shots from his
pistol. For this gallant conduct the
president directed that a congres
sional medal be presented hi in. Col.
Bell is a native of Kentucky. He was
appointed to the military academy iu
18 T4, and was graduated in le7&"
Scheme to I'laut a Monarchy.
Hon. Charles A. Towne, former re
publican member of congress from
the Duluth, Minn., district and chair
man of the national silver republican
committee, declares his belief that it
is the wish of Senator Ilnnna and his
coworkers to plant a monarchy in
place of the existing republican form
of government in mis country. In
an interview prior to the opening of
the national committee in Chicago,
Mr. Towne spoke forcibly and earn
estly on the subject, and the silver
republicans present commended what
he said. The reporters who were
present say that he spoke with tl e
understanding that his statements
were for publication, and as eloquent
as if he was delivering a speech. Mr.
Towne, among other things, said:
"This country was never in the
tlangerthat it is today. McKinley to
day wields more power than any au
tocrat in any country in the world.
In Europe it is reported that a mon
archy is to be established in this
country. The country is in greater
danger than at any time since our
forefathers established the republican
form of government.
"There is no doubt that there is an
understanding between McKinley and
England. We are pulling the chest
nuts out of the (ire tor England in the
Philippines. What arewe doing with
05,000 men in the Philippines? We
are advancing England's plan for
trade with China.
"McKinley is working as they work
in monarchies under the cover of
secrecy. He has ordered all press
dispatches to be censored. He has
ordered all that which reflects upon
the administration cut out. That is
the way they do in monarchies.
"He "has made a treaty with a poly
gamous sultan in the Pacific.
"McKinley has overstepped the
powers given the president by the
constitution, and we can prove it.
Republicans talk about being in ac
cord with the policy of the president.
Who ever gave him the right to have
a policy of his own? If one year ago
last April, when patriotism and pub
lic spirit were a", a higher point than
at any time since "61, when the hearts
of men were moved as though by a
benediction, if at that time any one
had said that this country would free
one pecple and put the fetters upon
another people, everyone would have
exclaimed 'Impossible.' But just
this has happened.
"Mr. Hanna, when he returned
from Europe, was interviewed upon
what he thought of England's gov
ernment. He said and I quote word
for word that interview he said that
in some respects he liked England's
form of government better than ours.
What he liked about it was its sta
bility. Mark that word 'stability.'
What is a banker's idea of stability?
It is to have all lines of finance
trained behind his banking counter.
That's stability for him. These
wealthy men have produced what
they call stability by the organization
of trusts.which control business, which
firmly places the volume of trade in
their hands. Now they want stabil
ity of government. iy stability of
government they mean one mind,
and that one mind the resultant of
their power and intlueuce. What did
Mr. Ilmna mean when he said he
liked the stability of England's gov
ernment? He meant that he favored
a government which was not subject
to the caprices and passions of the
What realm so fair, so richly fraugkt
With treasures ever new.
Where nature hath her wonders wrought
And freely spread to view I
Ho, berghers old! Be up and singing,
;od save the volk and land,
Thi. bursrhers new. your anthem ringing.
O'er veld, o'er hill, o'tr strand.
And burghers all,
Siand ye or fall
For bearths and homes at country's call.
With wisdom, Lord, our rulers guide.
An J these thy people bless;
May e with nation all abide
In ptace and righteousness.
To thee, whoss mighty arm bath shielded
Thy volk in b3'gone days.
To thee alone be humbly yielded . s
All dory, honor, praise. ' ".u '
t;od gusrd our land, ;
Our ov.n dear land.
Our children's home, their fatherland.
Proof That Business Ih Booming.
A Philadelphia instrument maker the
other day ordered from a large manu
facturer of tin boxes in that city a box
about two feet cube as a sample, says
The Electrical Review. He was sur
prised when it was brought to his fac
tory by a well dressed gentleman and
asked him why he hadn't sent it by an
errand boy. "Well." said the man, mop
ping his brow, ''I'm a salesman, and it
isn't my business to deliver goods this
way, but just now we're so busy and
full of work that the salesmen are the
only idle people in the place. We've got
nil the errand boys in the shop punch
ing tin. As we don't want any more
orders, we salesmen are running errands."
Gold itinera Want to Fight Boers.
There is great enthusiasm. in British
Columbia over the British victories in
the Transvaal. The Canadian govern
ment asked for CO volunteers from
Vancouver, and 1,000 offered them
selves. In the mining camp at Ross
laud 2r0 miners making ?3.50 a day of
fered to accept 50 cents a day to fight
in South Africa.
"Better Be Wise
Wise people are also rich
iv hen they know a perfect
remedy for alt annoying dis.
eases of the blood, kidneys,
liver and bowels. It is
Hood's Sarsaparilla, ivhich
is perfect in its action. It so
regulates the entire system as
to bring vigorous health It
Rheumatism "My mother, eighty
years old. has received much benefit from
taking Hood's Sarsaparilla. for rheuma
tism, and recommends Hood" s to others."
Agnes D. Derby, Jamestown, N. Y.
Catarrh in Head "3Vly daughter
had catarrh in the head and Hood's Sar
saparilla cured it. We take it as blood
medicine and tonic and it keeps us tvell all
summer." Mrs. Ed. Peterson, Kibbey. Mont.
New Life "As a spring tonic and
blood purifier Hood" s Sarsaparilla over
comes that tired feeling and gives our
whole family new life." Wm. Ringet,
813 5th Ave.. Peoria. HI.
Grip Cold "SMy boy had a terrible
grip cold and ivas very much run dovjn.
Hood's Sarsaparilla made him well; is
growing strong and fleshy." Mrs. Thos.
S. Osborn, Norwalk, Ct.
Hiwl's Pills enre liverllls: the non irritating and
only catharttc to take with Hooil'a Saraararilla.
V",', rzr:. .
stfL Hi'' V iTit J
War's tireat Cost.
Though the Spanish war was but
a skirmish, as compared with the civil
war. it has been thought necessary to
raise almost as much revenue, and the
expenditures for our military opera
tions exceeded those of the early yeais
of the civil war, threatening to" last
for years. There is no probable re
lief" from war taxes, and if greater
economy is not enforced either a new
issue of bonds or higher taxation will
be necessary before the end of the
McKinley administration. The econo
mic waste of war is one of its most
marked features. Commercial pros
perity may lead the people to sub
mit for a time without protest, but in
the end the cost of imperialism and j
will impress itself upon
are lorml in nat-ire. They yieid readily to
Common s?ne Treatment,
to a afievilic lor I'implM. Krtfr.lr-, Tetter,
Eczema and all ftkin fimnlcni. N. via. a box.
clean the pores. mak tbe Kkui soft, wnoofli
aod wbite. I'rt'-e mzS ceuts. tramples free.
JOHNSTON. HOLLOW AY A CO.. Philada.. Pa.
John Volk &
Builders : : :
ALSO MANUFACTURES OF
Sash, Doors, Blinds and Mouldings;
Veneered and Hard Wood Floor
ing of All Kinds.
militarism wm impress useii upon: DKAXXBS U
the masses or tbe people, wno are tbe :
chief sufferers, since most of the rich Single and Double Strength Window
corporations escape the payment of, Glass. Polished Plate, Beveled
the war taxes bv shifting the bnrden Plate and Art Glass.
rnyrrons'whocaaon,"vprtest. Rock Island
Thek anp Now.
To say that an vm has Bri.t's
disease was once coris'tlcrcd
equivalent to saying that h.2
stood in the valley of the shadow
of death. The end was enly a
question, of time. But that was
before "Warner's Safe Cure had
spread its benefits over the land.,
C. H. Lincoln, d" Med ford,
Miss., says :
" I had typhoid fever, and
after it came kidney trouble,
and it was whispered around
that I had Brighfs disease of
the kidneys. I knew what that
meant, so I pitched the medi
cine I . had outdoors. I then
bought one bottle of Warner's
Safe Cure, and took it according
to directions. The first bottle
gave me relief and I boitght a
second. Before that was gone I
had gained nearly ten pounds.
I continued taking Safe Cure,
and it cured me."
"I am fifty-nine years old,
and enjoy as good health as any
man of my age. If anyone has
kidney trouble and Warner's
Safe Cure will not cure him,
nothing will. I believe it the
best and only cure for kidney
disease on earth."
Nowhere does the proverb,
Delays are dangerous," apply
with such force as in kidney
derangement. When Bright's
disease has set in the kidney
tissue is breaking down and
passing away every minute.
The strength of the body is
sapped steadily, surely.
Inasmuch as Warner's Safe
Cure alone stops kidney degn
eration, should it not be used
without an hour's delay when
pain in the back and head, a
cold skin and bad digestion give
No Longer an Incurable Disease.
Why Neglect Yourself and Per
mitthis Loathsome and Dan
gerous Affliction to Fasten Itsel
If vou have dryness of the nose
and throat, a constant hacking and
coughing, enlarged tonsils, dropping
of mucus, stopping up of nose, fult
ness and noises in the head, mouth
breathing, offensive breath; if you are
paie, weak, losing llesh, and have
tendency to DEAFNESS or CONSUMP
TIOX do not let it increase frm day
Consult the German-Eaglish Spec
ialists and receive assurance of i
speedy and permanent cure.
Catarrhal DeafoeM, Itrouchltlx, Catarrh of
the Throat, Stomach, Bowels, Liver,
Kidney and Bladder
treated by the Berlin system used ex
clusively by these eminent specialists
lhe remedies and methods em
ployed are new and are the result of
stullv and research daring many years
of hospital, private and special
practice, ltxey are witbout excep
tion the only successful ones before
the medical profession today.
By means of costly aopliances found
nowhere else in Chicago, tbe doctors
are enabled to bring healing agents
directly to the diseased parts, there
by producing cures in cases that have
tried all other means and failed.
The best physicians frankly admit
that this is the only way of perma
nently curing catarrh and catarrhal
Their Electro-Chemlc System
in combination with medicine is prov
ing successtux in ail cases of nervous
debility, defective memory, mental
delusions, sleeplessnessness, threat
ened insanitv, etc.
Women suffering from nervonsness,
palpitation of tbe heart, flatulency or
any disease peculiar to t heir sex should
call on specialists and get an opinion
of their case free of charge. Consul
tation and examination free.
Der Democrat Bldg.
X03 West Third Street, Davenport.
Hours 9 to 11 a. m., 2 to 4 and
Special Business Mention
The following firms are recommended to readers of The Ar
gus as prepared to serve patrons to the best possible
advantage, and worthy of business confidence:
Suits made to
Cleaning and re
done at lowest
Kot mde bj s trait.
Black Joe Cream
It ! the creoiieal of all
L. E. West, Gum Co.
611 Seventeenth St.
Rock Island, 111.
F. A. LEITHSER,
Street, Rock Is
Hull & Co.
Mitchell & Lynda
2C25, Fourth Ave.
tieth St. sad
' Fourth ave.
We give the
for the least
Ask your Gro
cer for it and get
a Cook Book free.
S. A. MAGER.
Second ave. and
ACADEMY OF THE
conducted by the
sisters of the visi
tation, 20 Fifth
avenue. Rock Is
land. The Acad
the new academy
will be opened
Monday. Sept. 18.
MU8IC. ART. EL
and the languages.
AND ALL KINDS
Hides, wool Tal
low. Highest price
paid whether in
small or large
or car load lots.
ave. 'Phone 4SW2,
Hock Island, 111.
then go to
Asphalt and -Flint
24th St. and
Srd Ave. Rock
THOMAS VAN TUYL,
and all general light
113-115 West Seventeenth street.
J. E. LARKIN
for all collec
returns on all
Office 1712 Second
6i Forty-fifth Su
117 East Seven
iiuy and Sell.
II. S. RACnMAN
in town to
1805 Second avenue.
Rock Island. 111.
ARGUS lQ rQ
WANT N DATE.
2100 Fifth ave.
The next session
7th, lm. Philo
For terms and full
to REV. J. T. A.
FLA NN AG AN,
E. F. Stroehle
CHcago papers Se
Uvered and order
taken for all peri
odicals. 1831 Third arena.
Chicago papers de
livered. 329 Twentieth
A complete line
of new and 2d
SI EEL RANGES
At the lowest prices.
less Seeoad lAre.
If you Intend do
ing any building call
Shop and residence
at No. Thirty
eiehth street, Kock
property and lots
for sale In the
E. J. Burns.
Real estate and
cy, Room 13,
Graduate 1881 of
Eleven Years in
DR. J. R. COZINE,
Office and residence
over David Don a
tore, 1615 2nd; Ave.
Rock Island, IU.
See those re w
miniature in cam
eo ami water
color. 1 ae-iuiiles
from the I'oiver
sal Art publishing
beautiful and at
bottom Til ices.
Taeyare tbe latest.
Second - Street,
F. J. Steele, Pro.
1709 Second a v.,
Your entire ward
robe cleaned and
pressed for 11 per
month. Work called
for and delivered.
your wife's life
m'frd. by Penn
Oil & Supply Co.
For sale by all
first -class dealers.
Rock Island Electric Co.
Isolated Plants. Motors, Electrical
Supplies and Novelties, General
Repairing. Estimates Cheerfully
Furnished. Private Telephones.
119 Eighteenth Street.
2S18 Fifth Avenue.
M. T. Free
TBI WATCH MAKKB,
es, clocks, and
keepers. Artistic jewel
ry making and
done. All work
225 20th St., E aide
served at noon.
Lunch from 4:30 to
Hralsed beef with
and hot cakes lfe.
John E. Jaynes,
Short order bouse
open dav or night.
1SU7 Second Ave.
a new invention.
230 Bridge Avenue,
Choice hard and
soft coal and coke,
lime, cement and
building material la
retail. Rock Island.
for Furnace Use.
Rock Island. 111.
In public schools.
Private studio in Y.
M. C. A. building.
Office hours. 4 to S
and 7 to (I p. m. and
all day Saturdays.
Pan Cake Floor.
631 Thirty-eighth st.
O. D. DO RAN,
CROWN & BRIDGE
work a specialty
J. P Williamson
New and sec
1513 Second Av.
B. F. KNOX,
412 Twentieth St.
40 Brady Street,
322 Twentieth St.
Kock I-dand. Tele
Estimates on any
Complete Htoclc of
gas, elcctrln and
are prepared to
do bending, punch.
In j? acd cutting.
Also heavy or
Drop forging a
110 Nineteenth St.
Office In Masonlo
i:00 to 12:00 a. m.
1:30 to 4:40 p. id.
Comple'e line of
At Fourth Ave
nue Shoe Store.
to S p. m. Sundays, 9 to 12 a. m.