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THE AUGTJS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1902.
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A Welcome Gift...
for cither lady or jrontk-man will
be an order on the
for a dozen photographs.
We will give a certificate for the
pictures embossed in color. Your
friend will be pleased with the
g-ift and the novelty of it.
The Blakslee Studio
1823 Third Ave. Phone Inlon 43
you will need something ;v little
out of the usual in groceries of the
'"fancy" sort. We have laid in a
great stock of fruits and preserves
in lxttles; mince meat of fine fla
vor; layer raisins, citron, currants;
spices from "Arahy the blest;"
prunes, olives and olive oil ev
erything to add zest and piquancy
to the Christmas dinner.
VV. J. MOELLER,
Phone West 1215. 20S0 Filth Ave.
A HaLppy Girl
She Will Be
If you will purchase her a fine,
box of Chocolates and Bon Bons
for Xmas of "Math, w ho has the
largest and linest line to select
from, strictly pure . and high
grade, only the leading and best
brands, from 10c a Ikjx up to $5.
(live us your Ice Cream and
Cake order early for Christmas,
and be properly served. All fla
vors in Cream and Ices. Every
thing in Bakery line. Dcm't bake
fruit cake we have plenty.
iYIatfi, Second Av
Of all kinds, both in bulk
and fancy boxes. The cele-
brated Allegretti, Gunther,
and Lowney chocolates 2
fresh at all time3.
Also candies of our
own make a spe
cialty. Hot lunch
served at all times.
COIN'S PALACE OF
J 1810 2d Ave.
4th and Brady.
rNVS T" TOBACCO SPIT
UHLJlM I and SMOKE
Yon can be cored of any form of tobacco tishig
easily, be made well, strong:, masrtwtic. '"It ol
new life and vigor by taking NO -TO 'BAG,
mat makes weak men strong Many gain
teti pounds in ten days. Over SOO.OOO
cored. All druggist. Cure guaranteed. Book
L "Jd,;1ce FREE. Address STE&I4NS
MSMEDY CO. hica or New YoikT37
Local School Teachers Asked to
Cooperate With the State
LITERATURE IS CIRCULATED HERE
Uural Consolidation, Larger Fund
- and Free Text Books Arc
County Snpt. S. .1. Ferjriison is engrav
ed, sis are most of the other nmnt.v su
perintendents of the state, in circulating-
literature gotten out by the
State Teachers" association i t li the
object of educating" the people to fa
vor three chancres in state school
laws that are deemed by the teachers
to be of vast importa nee in brinish)?
about a more desirable state of af
fairs, especially in the country
schools. The desired reforms are con
solidation of country schools, an in
crease of the state school fund and
free text books.
The literat lire is being- circulated es
pecially amonif the teachers. 1 he first
object being to convert and briny: them
into harmony that they may work as
a unit in the matter. . This having
been accomplished the public can be
easily reached. Special stress is le
ing laid upon the desirability of se
curing school consolidation and a pe
tition to be placed before the next
legislature is being circulated widely
for the signatures of teachers.
Is Desired Here
It is the last named reform that is
of particular interest here. Supt.
I-Yrgti.son lias been a believer in this
system for several years and two
years ago he succeeded in getting the
matter agitated in several of the
lownships of the county. Jt was then
believed that at the meeting of the
legislature following a law would be
passed providing- for consolidation.
I !ut the measure was vetoed' by tiov.
Yates after passing both houses, and
t lie chief executne claims to navt
!eeu movcil to take the step l a
"rider" that had been saddled upon
the bill. Since that time it has been
useless to atritate the matter anion":
the districts, but nevertheless tliert
has ln'cn a growth, of sentiment in
favor of the system, and if a law is
parsed at the next session of the leg
islature, as the educators of the state
now feel confident, it will not be long
before many townships will avail
themselves of the provisions of the
measure. Several townships in this
county will probably be among the
first t i do so.
Would lie Optional
The State Teachers" association fa
vors making- the adoption of all three
provisions advocated optional with
each district or township, and there
fore it is hoed that there will be no
opposition tin Ihe part of those sec
tions where a change is not deemed
In support of a larger school fund
it is argued that the schools are out-,
growing the revenue ieried from the
regular sources anil cites the experi
ence of many country districts
where the length of the terms and
the salaries of the teachers have been
reduced on account of shortage of
funds. Kvcn in Chicago this sort of
thing has been necessitated for the
same reason. Then attention is call
ed to tin example of some of the
states that have overcome the diffi
culty bv the increase of the school
fund. It is claimed in support of this
course that the. cost of maintaining
the entire schorl system of the Uni
ted Statf s is less than fiO per cent of
that of maintaining the, army and
navy in time of peace.
In discussing the question of free
WORKING FOR REFORM
y AT 1705 SECOND AVENUE. n
Will for a few days give prices fo low that they will sell
on sight. We will not be here much longer, so come
at once for cheap shoes and rubber goods.
J1E.VS FIXE $3.00 SHOES,
OUK Pit ICE
LADIES' FIXE S'J.OO SHOES,
MEX'S COMBINATION FELT F.OOTS, $2.50,
MEN'S UUIIBERS, 75c.
OUK PRICE ,
MEX'S ARCTICS, $1.25,
LADIES' BANMGAN JUJHBERS, 50c,
CHILDREX'S ARCTICS, COc,
OUK Pit ICE,
BOYS' MISSES AND CHIIDBEW'S SHOES AT THE SAME
REMEMBER THE PLACE.
1705 SECOND AVENUE
text books the growth of the public
school system i reviewed. It is
shown that the term "free" has been
gradually applied, first to the school
building, later to the fuel and part
tif the teacher's salary, and so on, till
now in many cities and a number of
the states the text books and all the
apparatus used by the pupil are fur
nished free also. Where the latter
plan has been tried, it is claimed,
there has been no going back to any
other system. It is not claimed that
text books should be furnished to all
pupils, for many of them would not
accept them, at least at first, but only
to those, who wish them. It is claimed
that, the 'system would prove cheap
er to the community than that in
vogue now, would increase the at
tendance at the schools, secure uni
formity and promote discipline.
Slant Provide Transportation.
Iii order to secure consolidation of
the country schools, as has been pre
viously pointed out, it only remains
to enact a law providing for t he
transporting of the children to and
from the schools at the public ex
pense. This is the sort of law that
will be urged upon the next legisla
ture. The printed matter, being sent
out by the teachers gives several ad
vantages that it is believed that con
solidation will secure. They are:
"1. The better health of the chil
dren. No more wet feet and damp
"2. Punctuality and regularity of
attendance. Uemrts from other
states indicate an improvement of
from 15 to :!. per cent. Irregular at
tendance is now probably the great
est obstacle to successful work in
Fewer schools to build. They
will be better cared for. better heat
ed and ventilated, better provided
with libraries and apparatus, and
more beautiful in appearance.
"4. The consolidated school brings
high school privileges to all.
".". It gives opportunity for closer
and more effective supervision.
". The larger number of children
and regular attendance will make
classification practicable. There will
be a notable increase in interest and
7. There will be fewer feathers
needed. Directors will think it worth
while to demand thorough profession
al preparation and pay an adequate
"VS. Membership in the school board
will become an office of greater dig
nity and honor. The best men in the
consolidated districts will be chosen
and will give the school a larger
share of tJieir time and attention.
'"!. The consolidated school is gen
erally less expensive. The saving o
icacners wages is usually more than
enough to pay all expenses of trans
i. .-scnooi consonuai ion w in co
operate with rura,l mail delivery to
emphasize the need of better roa
and end the isolation o. farm life."
EAST MOLINE ATTAINS
DIGNITY OF A VILLAGE
.Judge K. K. I'nrmenter, with the a
sistance of .Justices .I.M.CIeland and
li. M. Schriver. this morning canvass
ed the vote on the proposition for
Fast Moline to incorporate as a vil
lage. The proposition, as stated in
last evening's Argus, was carried t'i
to 7. ow it will lie in order to havi
an election for the choosing of vil
lage officers, the date to be fixerl bv
.iiKige I'armenier. 1 lie olnect, it is
understood, of incorMrat ing as a vil
lage, is to put a stop to the illegitimate
sale of honors at Kast Mo line, which
heretofore has had only township
Hounds out the hollow places;
smoothes out lines that creep about-
one's face; woos roses back to faded
checks. That's what Koeky Mountain
Tea does. :J5e. T. II. Thomas' nhar
IOWA THUS AHEAD
Davenport Bowlers Again Victor
ious in Tri-City League
ROCK ISLAND AND MOLINE EVEN
Bennett, or Davenport, Carries Off
Honors for Highest Suc
The second matches of the series
of the Tri-City Howling- league took
place last evening- and as a result the
Davenport teamsi stand with clean
records in the percentage column
with six matches won by each and no
defeats. The teams played under
names instead of numbers, the Uock
Island teams having- adopted cogno
mens of "Centrals" nnd "IJcernits;"
the Moline teams, ""Flying Dutchmen"
and "Colts," and the Davenport teams
"Invaders"' and "Scouts."
Where Thex l'layed
The two IJiK-k Island teams pla.ved
at the Central alleys in this city,
the Scouts ami the Colts played in
Moline and the Invaders and Flying
Dutchmen played in Davenport. Following-
are the tabulated scores of
t he matches:
Thoms ls:t I7:t PU 517
Dolly 17S I ;." 155 J'.is
Dart 151 177 i'os 5::i
Eckerman 1!4 l'.o Hi7 511
Sperry HIS 105 Ki7 500
S74 KIO S5S L5fC
tdasco ir.f is7 nr. aw
Scherer H'. 177 i:S5 -Kil
Xoftskcr 177 i::'.i lC.'.l 4S5
Andersch 17C. 15:: l:::: 4ic
Cowman K5 HUl 1S5 510
s:;:: km 7;s lmi7
Cochran Mi L'0'.l r.Mtl 57f
Casey 17 J::t 1("7 477
Piatt 170 l-.:: in:: 4sf
Xeal 154 V.'J 17ii 4.V.'
Vincent 15'.) M".t llo 4:iS
SU5 757 S J7
Williams 14C. 155 1 14 4 15
; ust us i::; il".i 15:: 4ji
Ilammerich 1-7 l'tl 117 .:70
P.raiehty 140 145 i:: 4-V.
Skinner 110 MO ...
707 c7i 07:: 2051
I n vade rs.
Ilassler 150 SM 117 5::7
Endertou 17S i:;o i::o 4:;s
Hyde 157 157 17; 4!::
M unlock 1'.i:t iss 105 540
lVnnctt i 202 211 010
ssx on s:i2 2o:;n
. .. M.'t 14'.
. .. is:: is::
. .. 112 107
. .. 172 iss
. .. 1.:5 it::
West on . .
Eboert . .
705 s::o S()5 24?,0
Make tilg Scare.
A team of tive men in a game last
night at the Central bowling alleys
ran up the handsome total of 1.00
pins. The two high scores were Mow
man 244" and Dolly 225.
J. F. MURPHY OCCUPIES
JUDGE PARMENTER'S OFFICES
1 here is a shifting- of law offices in
the Mitchell & Lvnde building- as tin
result of the removal of Judge l'ar-
mVnter to his quarters in the court
Attorney .1. F. Murphy is moving- in
io me diners vaeateit by Judge rar-
menter, and which are next door to
the former's old ofiice. This civesMr.
Murphy additional riwmi with the ad
vantage of vault accommodations and
other conveniences. The "rooms are
on the east side of the building and
are pleasant and inviting".
How to Prevent Croup,
It will be g-ood news to the mothers
of email children to learn that croup
can be prevented. The first sign of
croup is hoarseness. A day or two be
fore the attack the child becomes
hoarse. This is soon followed by n
peculiar rough cough. Give Chamber
Iain's Cough Remedy as soon as the
child becomes hoarse, or even after
the rough cough appears, and it will
dispel all symptoms of croup. In this
way all danger and anxiety may be
avoided. I his remedy is used by
many thousands of mothers and has
never been known to fail. It is", in
fact, the only remedy that can always
be depended upon and that is pleas
ant and safe to take. For sale by all
Beware of substitutes offered by
unscrupulous dealers in place of Fo
ley's Honey and Tar, Foley's Kidney
Cure and Banner Salve. Dishonest,
dealers for a little extra orofit win
try to palm off worthless prepara
tions in place of these valuable medi
cines that have stood the test of
years, and thus jeopardize the lfres
of their victims. For sale by all
Christmas time the happy time,
Set the bells to ringing.
Merry time and joyous time.
Love its good gifts bringing.
ISright the way where love shines
Short the way when hearts beat true;
Love will make all skies seem blue
Join the Yule-tide singing
Loving- time ami praising time.
Christmas chimes are pealing;
(Jiving- time, adoring time.
To the Christ-chill kneeling-.
uivp shines tort It the brigiitcst gem
In the royal diadem
Of the 15a he of Mel hlchein.
(oil's great gift revealing.
Christmas time and 1 1 : i j ) time,
Mid love give a greeting.
Merry time and joyous time.
Hearts in love are meeting,
ljove will smooth the roughest wav ;
Love makes bright the darkest day;
Life is sweet when, come what may,
Hearts with love are meeting.
Will M. Maupin.
TEACHERS TO MEET AT
SPRINGFIELD NEXT WEEK
County Supt. S. .1. Ferguson has re
ceived printed programs for the 4'.th
annual meeting- of the Illinois State
Teachers' association, which will be
held at Springtield in the state capi
tol building. Dee. 2ii. .;o and :1. The
general meetings will be held in the
hall of representatives and the sec
tion meetings will be divided up in the
various chambers of the building,
l'riivcipal .J. F. Darby, of this city, is
president of the high school section.
For the first time in the history of
thi" associa 1 ion the railroads inter
ested have agreed to allow the teach
ers a rate fonc fare to and from the
meeting. This was brought about by
a staml laken hv the executive com
mittee, which decided that if the
above rate could not be secured the
meeting would be taken to some city
where it could be obtained, as for in
stance, to Chicago. The railroads
yielded rather than lose the business.
An KIe-trl' Flyer
An electric I icouiot ive has just been
constructed which is claimed will
travel at. the rate of from 100 to 125
miles an hour. From this it would
seem that there is n limit to speed
possibilities, nor is ihere any limit to
the possibilities of llostttter's Stom
ach Milters for curing stomach, liver
and kidney complaints. It's record of
cures nurmir the oast .. viars proves
this without a doubt, and also estal
lishes its superiority over all -other
l erne. lies. When the system has be
come weak ana run down cither from
sickness or neglect, you will IiikI a
few doses i f the Hitters very benefi
cial. It will give von new life and cn-
eig-y. resfove'the'nppctitc. purify tl
Mood and cure flatulency, headaeh
indigestion and dyspepsia. Try it.
Report From the Krfnrm School.
i. tt. lilucK, superintendent, I'run-
tytown, W. Va., writes: "After try
ing all other advertised cough medi
cines, we have decided to use Foley's
Honey and Tar exclusively in the
West. Virginia reform school. I find
the Tiiost effective and absolutely
ntiafttiL ft urniMtHI earrs or. uicir. Itch.
rinigwufiH. trtirr. rriprla. Kal4 hcd, pimples,
b-ulchrft.all hWiq iliftra. Nt'ttrin ariil.U. tttirtt. A,
uructiivu sue. oiitiftti.u. li. Uukut it !.. 1'hiiad.
IRlCTION CMAMBERUN. KINDT A COMPANY.
Saturday, Dec. 27.
MATIXKE AND NIGHT.
W. A. Brady's
'WAY DOWN EAST
To be Seea Here Exai-tlv as Present
ed in the learner t'.tirs. Hv LOTT1K
BCAIIi I'AKKKR. ElaborateU by
JOS. K. GKISMKK. .
A Play or Pastoral JACe Indorsed by
Clergy and Laity.
Seats on sale FrUlay morning. -PRICES:
Matinee 25 and SCc.
Night in:. atk 76c and 1.
I J frM J III: 3 111 r
OmtcTioN Chamberun.kinpt a Company.
Sunday, Dec. -28.
GEORGE P. STETSON'S
Dig Double Spectacular
A 1135.000 Trot! notion
Mfn. Women and Children.
Hand and Orchestra. Trav
eling in a speci-1 train. Scenic In-
vestiture a l'ositlve Kevelation. it)
Spectacular and Specialty Sensa
tions. POPULAR PRICES: ICc. 20c, 30c. 50c
Seats on sale Saturday morning at Illinois
$15 to $60.
The price of Kansas lands hae
doubled in the past five years. They
will double ajrain in the same number
of years. Write us if you want a
g-tHxl farm at- cheap prices.
GARDNER & STICKER,
Neosho Falls, Kansas.
. .T..MMM. .....?..?..
unemeyer sterling i
Store Crowded With Useful
' Buy early anil nave
for the newest styles.
X y Ullemeyer
1724 Second Avenue. v
. . . . ..... ..... ---??-
'l-i-i-i' Ti"ii.- ri--ii
Fidelity Loan Company.
Mitchell & Lyn.de block, Room 38. Office hours 8 a. ra. to 6 p. m. and
Saturday evenings. Telephone west 1514.
THE GOLD CROWN
Third and Sevenleeth
1 In irw
C- C. TKEST, Manaxer. Opposite Harper Iloase
Let Us Help Select Your Christmas Presents.
in iinpiipi mi III i ii. I HI.1WII
hVS? Vi2irf'"v M
! I H I I IH 1 HHH I 1 1 I I 1 1
first selection. The stoie
'i J i-4-- .
If vim wjint to 1-e :is happy as pos
sible at tliis season of 1l:e year yon
must have money with which to pro
vide some of that happiness. Of
course, all happiness doisn"t depend
on money, hat money helps a fjreat
ileal, and we would like to proide
the cash which will insure yon men
ial satisfaction. We will advance it
to you on your furniture, piano, fixt
ures, horses, waiidiis. live stock or
ot'..er personal property which you
r tain .in your own possession. It.
will be a confidential transaction and
you can see the ndvantag-e of fretting
money just as soon as you fin 1 that
you will want it.
St. Rock Island. 111.
AN XMAS PRESENT AND
A NEW YEAR'S GIFT
From Die. 21 to Jan. 4 I
will ;ivc my famous natural
jrum ttcthfor $10 er set.
(regular price ?b"). 10 set
for $7, and all 75c and $1
lillings for 50.
Opn Tnesday afid Satnrday
Kemembcr the location for all
work is guaranteed.
Manager and Proprietor.
Comes but once a Year
That once a year is
when the hoys expect
of course. We are
ready for you with a
50c to 2.00
i - - ii ii m
Nothing Letter than
Porta.bles, Ges. X
Electric and J
Call and look through our new T
Fixture Room. New stock.
.Kight prices. J
Open Evenings. J
W. A. ROBB & CO., I
119 18th. St. rhoneWpst 15H8 J
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