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TELE ARGrUB, TIITJBSDAX, MARCII 2G, 1903.
Published Dally and Weekly at 1624 Sec
ond avenue. Rock Island. lit Entered at
tne pobtoffice as Second-class matter.
BY THE J. W. POTTER CO.
TERMS Dally, 10 cents per week. Weekly,
II per year in advance.
All communications of political or argu
mentative character, political or religious,
must have real name attached for publica
tion. No such articles will be printed over
Cot respondence solicited from every town-
ship In Rock Island county.
Thursday, March. 26.
(Jen. Fitzhugh Lee, referring to Vir
ginia's proposal to place a statue of
Robert E. Lee in the national capital,
bays lie thinks they should honor
Washington, the successful, as well
as Lee, the defeated.
Ex-Representative Grow, who was
fifst elected to congress more than 50
years ago and was speaker in 1SG1,.
was welcomed home at Montrose, Vn.,
in great shape. At SO Mr. (Irow walks
erectly with an eetive, springy step.
Peter Newell has contributed an
amusing caricature of King Edward
VII.. to Harper's Weekly, which is ac
companied by the following historic
bit of verse, also by Mr. Newell:
'"I've been aboard a host of ships, but
never will one see
Me enter in a partner-ship again with
President Francis, of the Louisiana
Purchase exposition, was received in
St. Louis like conqueror when he re
turned to St. Louis Sunday after his
"globe trot." His trip through Euro-
di-:im -mintrit ami li mniilitv with
which he accomplished his work, are
indeed remarkable, and President b ran
cis has proved conclusively that the
right man is at the head of the great
Secretary Cortelyou is one of the
few remaining men in public life who
affects the pompadour style of brush
ing his hair. Fifteen or eighteen
years ago it seemed as if all man
kind had the pompadour craze. When
"Pompadour .lim" came on the stage
every sport that was a sport wore his
bristles rampant. The style is very
becoming to Cortelyou. It enables
him in serious reflection to run his
lingers harrowlike over his head with
out disturbing its contour.
lie and patriotic occasions, and make
the southern ear and southern throat
as .familiar with the stirring words
and the inspiring trains as they are
with the- 'Long Meter? Doxology. "
Mr. Graves for hunseilf accepts the
latter alternative.. "It Is treason," he
says, "to memory and. sentiment to
permit the song to pass into disuse."
And he concludes hisi exhortation:
'Let us relearn 'Dixie."
"What Coogretis Did.
The congress which recently closed
completing the one hundred and four
teenth year of federal legislation, has
to its credit some gool work; yet it
closed amid public dissatisfaction,
with a special session of the senate
necessary to repair its greater sins
The congress began well. In its
tirst session it framed two acts of
epoch-making importance that au
thorizing the isthmian canal and the
irrigation law besides minor meas
ures such as the repeal of war tax
ation, the Philippine civil government
act, the national bank extension law
and the creation of a permanent cen
sus bureau. Uut the pace was not
The most important action of the
session was the creation, of the de
partment of commerce and. labor,
whose bureau of corporations may,
under energetic management, some
what curb the "bad trusts." The El
kins anti-rebate act may also prove
useful; but the Littlefield bill, the one
measure that proffered certain re
sults, has fallen by the wayside.
The removal for one year of the
coal tariff which will probably
never be reimposed is as the New
York World observes a welcome in
stallment of common sense, but no
other step followed it toward the abo
lition of a hundred other tariff absur
In its vast appropriations for na
val aggrandizement and in many oth
er directions the congress has shown
the baneful influence upon reckless
frxpenditure of an overrunning treas
nr. v. As the "Two-P.illion-I)olar Con
gress" it is destined to be disagree
The session's close marks the fail
ure of government by "a majority of
the majority" in the senate. The
"steering committee" is found want
ing. Common sense procedure in the
upper house, better leadership in the
lower, might have saved the Fifty-
seventh congress, fortunate in its
opening, from perishing in ill-repute
NO COSTS UNLESS CURED.
When Chaplain Russell, of the Mis
souri house, prays, he wants the mem- I
bers to give attention. His prayers
being set up especially for them, he
thinks if unseemly for them not to
listen. Having observed that the mem
bers did not attend to what he was
sajing. the reverend gentleman the
other day wafted the following peti
tion up to the throne of grace: "O
Lord, I ask that all those in this house
who rise to their feet for pra3-er may
not continue to read their papers
while the chaplain prays. Grant that
they may have some respect for God
if they have not for the chaplain."
Miss Florence Lindley, a school
teacher of Brown county, Kan., years
ago made up her mind that there
were great possibilities in the Indian
Territory. So she saved her salary
and bought 72 lots in the little town
of Sapulpa, paying the Indian owner
a trifle under $i for earch lot. The
Indian rued his action and whei the
court house and many real estate re
cords were burned not long ago he
brought suit, claiming the young wo
man never had paid him. At the trial
after he had testified under oath, that
the land was not paid for. Miss Lind
ley brought, forth his receipt for the
amount in full, which she had pre
served. The Indian is on trial for per
jury. The town lots in question are
valued at not less than $13,000.'
The Decadence of Dixie.
An incident has recently occurred
at Nashville, Tenn., which has shocked
every state south of Mason and Dix
on's line. The city was entertaining
a company of foreign born Americans
from Milwaukee and Chicago. Follow
ing a bountiful ....nner, songs of all
nations were proposed. The Germans
sand their national airs, and the
whole company . joined in "My Coun
try. 'Tis of Thee." Then some one
called for Dixie. There was hesita
tion for a moment, one southerner
looked to another to lead in the song.
Finally one or two started the south
ern war lyric of forty years ago, but
after a few lines they were compelled
to admit that they did not know the
words. In a southern city a southern
company with shame and mortifica
tion confessed that "Dixie" had fall
en into disuse.
John Tempi Graves, the. orator
who recently lectured in Quincy, has
Issued a clarion call to the south.
One of two things is a paramount
!:ity. Either "Dixie" must be de
clared to be a piece of band music,
wr:ch. '"Rsmueh as it Is a negro dia
lect song, many southerners could
doubtless be induced to consent to, or
"our choruses and public singers, our
schools and families, should add it to
their repertoires, practice it and prac
tice the song in singing it, on all pub-
A Fair Offer Made by T. II. Thomas to All
Sufferers From Catarrh.
T. II. Thomas is selling Hyomei on
a plan that has caused considerable
talk among his customers.
The plan is different from that fol
lowed by other remedies, but the
remedy itself is different also. This
treatment for the cure of catarrh
has such an unusual record of cures
to its credit that T. II. Thomas offers
to refund the money if it does not
give the desired benefit. This is cer
tainly one of the fairest offers that
can be made, and anyone who has ca
tarrh and does not take advantage of
it is doing himself or herself an in
The Ilvomei treatment consists of
an inhaler that can be carried in the
vest pocket, a medicine dropier and
a bottle of Hyomei. The complete
treatment costs but $1, and as the
inhaler will last a life time and there
is suflicient Hyomei for more, than a
month's use, the medicine is very in
expensive. Many people who have
used it write that for the good Hyo
mei has done them they would will
ingly pay thousands of dollars.
Extra bottles of Hyomei can be
procured for use with the inhaler at
Do not suffer any longer with tick
ling, smarting, irritating-, burning.
eye-watering troubles that afflict
those who have catarrh. Hyomei will
cure you. but if you should not find
it adapted to your case, T. II. Thomas
will return your money.
The Stomach Is the Man.
A weak stomach weakens the man,
because it cannot transform the food
he eats into nourishment. Health and
strength cannot be restored to any
sick man or weak woman without
first restoring health and strength to
the stomach. A weak stomach can
not digest enough food to feed the
tissues and revive the tired and run
down limbs and organs of the body
Kodol Dyspepsia Cure cleanses, puri
fies, sweetens and strengthens the
glands and membranes of the stom
ach, and cures indigestion, dyspepsia
and all stomach troubles.
Harper House pharmacy; A. J.
Riess drug store, corner Seventh ave
nue and Twenty-seventh street.
Mother Gray's Sweet Powders
for children. Mother Gray, for years
a nurse in the Children's Home, in
New York, treated children success
fully with a remedy, now prepared
and placed in the drug stores, called
Mother Graj-'s Sweet Powders for
Children. They are harmless as milk,
pleasant to take and never fail. A cer
tain cure for feverishness, constipa
tion, headache, teething and stomach
disorders, and remove worms. At all
druggists, 25 cents. Sample sent free.
Address Allen S. Olmsted, Le Roy,
Pneumonia Follows a Cold
but never follows the use of Foley's
Honey and Tar. It stops the cough,
heals and strengthens the lungs and
affords perfect security from an at
tack of pneumonia. Refuse substi
tutes. All druggists.
DAILY SHORT STORY
A Night With a Mystery
BdanMTeir Bowels XTMt Caacarata.
Candy catfeartle, euro constipation forerer.
10e.afc Li &mu C fiu, druggists reXuad money.
' rCopyrlyht. 1903. by O. B. Warner. J
Thirty years ago a widow named
Ilaynes, living in a village about forty
miles out of London, disappeared one
afternoon and could not be traced. She
owned and was living in a large stone
house built a hundred years before she
bought it, and only a portion of it
Here was a woman known by sight
at least to four-fifths of the townspeo
ple. She lived on the best street- It
did not seem that she could have walk
ed a block without meeting a friend.
She was In her sitting room at 2
o'clock in the afternoon. An liour later
she was missing. She had not dressed
for the street had not left the room, so
far as the maid could say. Scotland
Yard men worked at the mystei.. for
six months before they gave up in
Six months after the widow's disap
pearance the house was : for rent, al
though stories were already current
that it was haunted. The place was
first taken by a grocer who was
known to everybody as a hard headed
man with plenty of nerve, and yet aft
er six weeks' residence in the house he
moved out. He had leased it for a
year. I do not know what he may
have told others, but he informed me,
under promise of secrecy, that he be
lieved the house to be haunted.
It was no use to ridicule his state
ments, for he was serious and earnest.
The fact of Lis moving out proved
It was a year before any one else
took the Louse, and it was then vacat
ed for good. Everybody now firmly
believed In the stories of a ghost, and,
though it was offered rent free to poor
people, no one would move into it
When it was put up at auction sale,
there was only one bid, and so no sale
While ready to admit that I half be
lieved In "the curse," I can truthfully
declare that the stories reaching me
from time to time regarding the Louse
excited my contempt. For several
months before my opportunity came I
was anxious to pass a night there and
see what would occur. House and
grounds had long been abandoned to
tramps, but yet on certain occasions
these tramps had made queer state
ments about what had happened there.
The windows had been broken, the
doors torn away, and the once fine old
mansion was a bad wreck when I in
spected it one afternoon.
The only two doors, left intact were
the sliding doors separating the par
lors. The others had been used for fuel
In the fireplaces. I told no one of my
Intentions, but at 30 o'clock that night,
armed with a revolver, candle and
matches, I returned to the house and
sat down on the floor in a corner of the
back parlor. There was a doorway
between this room and the dining room
and one between that and the kitchen.
It was a warm night in summer, with
never a breath of wind. It was as
quiet as a graveyard in the Louse and
about the grounds. You must not
think me boastful when I tell you that
I was not even shaky. I was some
what excited, but not at all nervous,
In the first place, I believed that all the
stories Lad been grossly exaggerated,
and, in the next, I was of the opinion
that some practical joker had a hand
in the business If there was anything
From 10 to 1 o'clock nothing hap
pened uothiug except uiy going to
sleep. I heard the town clock strike
12, and I heard the first quarter chime,
I didn't feel sleepy, and yet I dropped
off, and about a minute after I awoke
the clock struck 1. The sounds of foot
steps awoke me. Some one came up
the graveled walk from the gate, pass
ed around to the kitchen door and en
tered. It was a shuffling, dragging
step. It passed across the kitchen.
passed across the dining room, and I
firmly expected to see a person in the
doorway. It was not so dark but that
I could Lave made out even a rat. No
one appeared. I crept on Lands and
knees to the doorway. No one could
While I crouched there the step went
away from me across the room and
into the kitchen to the back door. I
followed on tiptoe clear to the back
door. I stood in the doorway while
the footsteps passed down the graveled
walk and were lost at the gate.
"Whoso footsteps? You tell!
I returned to the parlor and sat
down. In about ten minutes some oue
slowly descended the front stairs.
There were no front doors. I rose up,
tiptoed Into the front parlor and thence
into the hallway. Nothing was to bo
seen. After a minute the footfalls
echoed down the hall leading to the
dining room. I followed after. I seem
ed to be almost over them. Had there
been a person I should have bumped
against Lim. Down the hall, through
the dining room, across the kitchen and
down the graveled walk to the gate
sounded the footfalls.
Thus I followed them and saw noth
ing except the gloom of the night. Peo
ple Lad told of Learing women weep,
of sighs aud groans and curses, of sud
den drafts of cold air and the sounds
of blows. I heard nothing except the
footfalls. I went away not because I
was afraid, but because I Lad found
ut all that I could.
In a year or more part of the roof
fell in. and the Louse was a sort of
ruin, wherein tramps bunked when
hard pressed for lodgings. J3y and b:
a contractor bought it for the material,
tore down the walls, and In a secret
closet off the sitting room Lis work
men found the skeleton of the missing
widow. She alouc knew of that closet,
or she came upon the secret by acci
dent, and while inside It thx- door
swung to and locked her In, and she
was doomed. M. QUAD.
Chicago, March 26-FollowlBg are the open
ing, highest, lowest and closing quotation
In today's markets:
May. 72H 72 X :72V4:72i
July, 70S.; 70 ; (fy 69?,.
May, V4; k ; 43H: 434 . .
July, 3i4;.;V, 3!4. 43, .
May. 82fi: 3:1; S2H". f 3 .
July, 30: au-iisuisox.
May. 17.82; 18 12 17 80- 18 '0
July, 17.05; 17 27; 17 00; 17.27b
May. 10.02; 10 15: 10.02: 10.15b.
July, 9 HO; tt.87 ; 9.8J; 9.8.- b.
May. 9 77; 90; 77: 9 90.
July, 9.45; 9.60; 9.45: 9.60 '
Rye. May 50: flax. cash. -N. W.. 1.13:
S. W. 1.10, May i.irl.M, timothy, March
3 :; Dariey, casn 4sa4.
Receipts today: wneat 84 corn 77, oats
102; not'8 29.000: cattle 7.000. sbee 9.000.
Hogs at Kansas City 7.w, cattle 3,000;
cogs at umana 8.000, came 4,uic.
Hog market opened weak to lCc lower.
Hogs left over 7.000.
Light. 6 75a7.45: mixed and butcb
ers. 7.l07.6'i; good heavy, t7.207.67. rough
Cattle market opened slow and weak.
Sheep market opened steady.
Union stock yards 8:40 a. m.
Hok market we ait to 5c lower.
Light, f(3 953.7.45; mixed and butchers, 17.05
tr&.oj. gooa neavy, s7.i.t7.7U; rough heavy,
Cattle market slow and weak.
Beeves t3.70a.fo, cows and heifers 1 50
t.oo, leias steers ta.wx&t.oo, stockers ana
ieeaers z 7(f4.80.
Sheep market generally steady.
Uok market closed active.
LiRht, tt.&57.40: mixed aud bntchers, 7.05
iy oo. eooa heavy, I7.lo7.70; rough hear
Cattle market closed steady to strong lor
oeti, omerssiow ana weak.
Sheep market closed 10c higher.
Estimated receipts Saturday: Wheat 25
corn 123, oats 215, hogs 18.000.
New York Stocks.
New York. March 20 -The followine are the
closing quotations on the New York slock
So. Pacific C3, supar 12S.C. & A. com 32.
pas 102!. I'euna. B. & O. 91 . C. K. I. A
P. connl.C. M. &Sl. P 164H. Manhattan I38X-
Paciuc Mall Atchison com.. 81 !4. w. L
Tel. Co. . . N. Y. Central 135W. L. & N
UH, B.. K. T. 6T3i. Kdg. com. ori, leather
com. 12, copper w". Atchison Dtu.9ii. u
S. Steel ntd t-tV. U. S. Steel common cti,
Missouri Pacittc 107?. Union Pacific common
9ll$ coal and lrou CO. Erie common 35;
Wabash ptd 0. Can Pacilic 120H, Republic
Steel common 19 4, Kepublic Steel ptd. 77s,
M. K. & T. common 25;. American Car
foundry common wu; C. & u. w. 24!u.
LOCAL SIABKKT CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock. Feed and FneL
Rock Island, March 26. Following are the
quotations on the local market:
Butter Creamery tic, dairy 20c.
Egics Fresh lie.
Live ooultrv Chickens 10c per pound
hens vc per pound, ducks 12Hc, turkeys 13c,
Vegetables Potatoes. 35c to 40c.
Cattle Steers 13.25 to 15 50. cows and
heifers 12.00 to $4.50. calves 14 50 to 18.50.
Hoes Mixed and butchers 0.25 to 17 25
Sheep Yearlings or over, per cwt. 14.00 to
5.uu, Lamos per neaa 4.uu to 'o...
Feed and Fuel,
Grain Corn 45ff46c: oats. 32c to 36c.
Forage Timothy hay. f U to U3, prairie
lio tori i. Daiea prairie u. uaiea timotny iu
Wood Hard, per load I5.0C?5.50.
Coal Lump, per bushel I3i(ttl4c. mine run
I3C per Dusnei, stack, per ousnei 7c.
H. J. TOHER.
A. I ANDERSON.
H. J. Toher & Co.,
To New York
No. 109 Main st
Must be faultless, must be with
out blemish, stain of wrinkle. How
could that be if the linen were not
immaculate? How coul:l it be oth
erwise, if the sign over the loor of
the laundry you patronized read
Twelfth St, Fifth Ave.
Don't Be Fooled!
Take the genuine, original
ROCKY MOUNTAIN TEA
Made only by Madison Medl
cine Co., AlsdisoD. Wli. It
keeps you well. Our trad
mark cut on each package.
Price, 35 cents. (Saver aol4
In bulk. Accept no aubsti
aTCiM jruur ui uwuh
One of the Finest
And biggest displays of fruits
and vegetables can be found at
our store. We have everything
that the market affords. If
you have tried elsewhere and
could not find what you wanted
call ns up.
Parslf v. Head Lettuce,
Oyster Plant. Egg Plant.
Brusscl Sprouts New Peas.
Cauliflower. Wax Beans.
Mushrooms, Carots. Beets,
Spinach, Sweet Potatoes,
Spantsh On'.ons, Leek.
KohlRabi. Pie Plant,
New Onions Bermuda Onions
Horse Radisb Roots
Eating and Cooking Apples
Navel Orangek, Florida Oranges
Strawberries Blood oronges
Poultry and Fish.
Dressed Chickens. Fresh Fish
Canned Oysters. Bulk Oysters
Spring Chickens dressed to order
Geese. -VVild ducks dressed to order.
t20 Rond Ave. Phone 1031
is and always was in the hands
of the people and we are their
. servants, and ever ready to
serve you with the most palatable
Goods, Ice Cream
Try our homemade Chocolate
Pipped Kisses, something new
and delicious. Give us your
trade and you'll not be disappointed.
ALWAYS THE LEADERS IN 0TJR
$ CLOTHING TALKS
Enjoyed By All
record of Arndt's Havana Sec
onds. Xot much wonder when
you know what they are made
Don't Be Fooled
by taking something1 else rec
ommended ns bein "just as
pood." While you are here look
over our line of smokers' arti
cles. There are many things
here you'll not find elsewhere.
S. M. Arndt & Co.,
1706 Second Avenue.
. I I This
The Other Side is Just
Like It v7
Call and examine our beauti
ful hand-made "Fluff Hugs."
ILock Island Rug Co.,
It's that easy?
feeling that over- I
takes the man
who trys on one
G. 5c M.
special make of
Suits, the best
clothing ready to
wear in the city.
Sold only by
IGustafson & Hayes,
4 The New Clothing Store : 1714 Second Avenue.
A A .T-T..T..T..T..!..?..!..?. .? ..?..T..?..7V?M 4. 4.
CATARRH AND ITS EVILS.
The foundation of CONSUMPTION', ASTHMA, DYSPEPSIA. KIDNEY
and ULAUKIl THOUP.LES, and nine-tenths of all other C1IKONIC DISEA
SES. "More than one-tenth of all the deaths in DAVENI'OIIT and in sur
rounding country are due to consumption." (DAYENPOUT P.OAIID OF
HEALTH) and most of these due to some of the various forms of catarrh
which are curable if properly treated.
The following are a few of the many conditions due to the various
forms of CATA1IIII1 cured by the Oermnn-Eng-lish Specialists who have the
only appliances to successfully treatthis disease.
Uinjrinjr Noises in Ears,
Discharges from Ears,
ii 1 .....1 ..:.:
fvif & Inability to breathe through the Nose
wj-t.-..v- Nr-jivalJ uryness 01 me inrnai,
I V V'MA.W2 trusts forming in Nose and Throat.
? ffi4m Hoarseness.
nfmSlPm Shortness of Breath,
Sf Vi-'d Pains in the Head and Eves,
vllr' Ni;3nil-1I ltedness and Watering lives,
Vl".)'SC?;.S-?i Pain in Lungs and Chest,
4?'.iS4cJ f-fratns-ln- the back due to CathrtWT
i2si21&. Kidnevs and T.ladder.
If you suffer from any of theabove conditions call at once on the German-English
Specialists at 203 WEST THIRD STKEET, UAVKXPOKT.
Consultation and X-Ray Examination Free.
Chronic and Private Diseases of Men and Women a Specialty. Olllcc sup
plied with all modern appliances.
New 'phone 500t.
Old 'phone 1519.
223 Fourth Ave.
WE HAVE A STANDARD
' k - - - r
ry which we gauge every bit of
plumbing work we do. That
standard is excellence, and our
many satisfied patrons attest the
full measure of merit and adher
ence to our standard. We don't
do inferior work at any time, but
charge no more for the superior
CHANNON, PERRY CO., .
Davis Clock. 'Phone 1148.
114 West Seventeenth St.
Itwehty per ceht discount. !
To open the season we have decided to make a dis-
count of 20 per cent on any paper in the store for the 5
$ next two weeks, beginning Wednesday, March 4. All new
spring goods and a large assortment to select from. Call
J on us and see if we can't save you money.
I PAR.IDON (L SON.
Thones Old Union 213; new 5213. 419 Seventeenth St.
IL E. CA STEEL,
L. D. MUDGE, H. B. 6IMMON,
I - Central Trust and Savings Bank !
X ROCK ISLAND, ILL. $
t INCORPORATED UNDER STATE LAW.
? Capital Stock. 100,000- Four Fer Cent Interest raid on Deposit J
J Trust Department
J Estates and property of all kinds are managed by this depart-
ment, which is kept entirely separate from the banking business of
J the company. We act as executor of and trustee under Wills, Ad- Z
ministrator, Guardian and Conservator of Estates.
IjJ Receiver and assignee of insolvent estates. General financial
agent for non-residents, women, invalids and others. J
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