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Where the Soldier Sleeps.
Written Hy Mrs. C. E. Cleland.l
Our government, with all its multi
plied burdens and cares, surely has not
forgotten its duty to its fallen heroes
in our civil war, though, in common
with other governments, it seems to
have omitted it in all its previous
Common burying grounds appear al
ways to have been kept at various
posts and forts where our troops were
stationed, and those who died thus in
garrison were doubtless well cared
lor; but those who fell in battle
whether in the revolutionary struggle
or in the second contest with Great
IJritain. or in the1 Mexican or Indian
wars st-em to have been hastily inter
red on tne spot where they fell, and
that was the last the nation knew or
seemed to care for them.
The first act to provide a national
cemetery was July 17, lt2; when it
was enacted that the president of
the I'uited States should have power,
whenever in his opinion it became ex
pedient, to purchase cemetery grounds,
and cause tliem to be securely en
closed, to be used as national ceme
teries for the soldiers who should
die in the service of the country
Hut in the absence of any national
action to establish such a cemetery
in the following year, 1S(;:J, immedi
aii ly after the battle of Gettysburg
Gov. Curtis, of Pennsylvania, took th
responsibility of purchasing some 17
acres of ground embracing the center
of the in' of battle there, and pro
eeeded to disinter and there rebury th
iMidies of all our soldiers who fell ir
that memorable struggle. They wen
found to belong to IS states, including
Pennsylvania; ami the governors o'
those slates were invited to purticipati
in tin- purchase and assist in the fur
I her work of re uteri ing the slain am
beautifying the grounds. Presiden
Lincoln himself participated in th
de licat ion of t';is cemetery. Dtirin;
the five following years this worl
progressed very rapidly and in IN'!.'
then- were 72 national cemeteries
Tlie work of removing the bodies fnn
the rud" trenches of the battlefields
or from their roadside graves, involv
ed a vast amount of labor.
Often the bodies were carried man.
miles in wagons, over rough roads
and t'i' search in tangled swamps an
obscure mountain passes was attendet"
with much difficulty. Ivery pains wen
taken to preserve all memorials ol
identity, from the scrap of a lette
hastily pinned on the breast, or bnriec
in a can or bottle with the remains
up to the rudely ornamented heat
board which comrades provided when
tno.'e time was allowed. Previous tt
this, as tarly as in September, l'Il
the secretary of war, by a general or
tier, tl'rccted accurate and permanen1
records to be kept of deceased soldiers
and their burial places. And surgeon:
in charge of regiments and ho.-pitah
took just pride in keeping and per
feeling their melancholy records, and
conseipient ly the mortuary history of
our armies is much more complete
then might reasonably he expected. At
the present time I think we have
of the national cemeteries, containing
over :::".i.7h honored dead: iind every
individual grave is marked by a stone
tablet of granite or marble, more than
ei:: -half of il;.- nnmes of the dead hav
ing been : -i rv i and attached to the
graves. Of the rr sr it is only known
that they died f"g':,":"-r in the "tnion
armies; their g;'V"s marked with the
sad inscription. "'.'nktyi'.vn I'nited
Through the of Virginia, which
had been the great theatre of the
war in t'i east, ir was f-"tid necessary
to lay t'i; no less than 17 different na
tional cemeter'es at the mod convent
ent points. In Tennessee and Ken
tuclxV. the chief battle grounds of the
war in the west. V! more were estab
lished, seven in Tennessee and six in
Kentucky. The remainng .VI were es
tablished throughout the different
states as follows: Four in North Caro
lina. four in luisiana. four in Illi
nois, three in Mississippi, three in Mis
:-ot:ri. three in Maryland, two in Indi
ana, three in Arkansas, two in New
York, two in Kansas, two in Pennsyl
vania, two in New Mexico, two in
Georgia, two 'n Florida, two in the
District of Columbia, two in New .Ter
sey. two in So'it'i Carolina, two ir
Texas, one in Montprn. one in Indian
Territory, one in West Virginia, one
in Iowa, one in Alabama, and one in
California. The one national ceme
tery of the state of Iowa was estab
lished in lo"l. It contains 7M graves
of which are known and -111 nu
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timonials on file from people who were
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enough for other "curet" to buy a farm.
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In the blood, which stiffens, enlarges and
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known. It has a six room brick lodge
The most beautiful of all the na
tional cemeteries is the one at Arling
ton Heights in Virginia, near Washing
ton. It was established in 1864. con
taining 1,100 acres, 350 of which are
enclosed by a stone wall: has a 14
room mansion and outbuildings ot
brick. Here 1G.93S of our brave sol
diers find a resting place; 12.5S9
known and 3,:149 unknown. This pro
perty was once the magnificent home
of Gen. Robert E. Lee of confederate
fame. At the outbreak of the civil
war he left his mansion at Arlington,
one of the most beautiful homes in the
south, to take command of the troops
it his native state. The house and
'and have been in the possession of the
government almost from the outbreak
of the rebellion. It was used for hos
pital purposes during the war, and
later was converted into a military
Years after the war was over, when
the bitter feeling it had caused had
died out somewhat. George Washing
ton Lee, heir to the estate, success
fully established his title to the pro
perty and the government adjusted a
settlement by paying him the sum of
flGO.oOO. It is a quiet spot, far re
moved from the noise of the city,
where no rushing of cars or hurrying
jf feet disturb the slumbers of the
dead. Its location overlooking the
Potomac and directly facing the capi
'ol. is perhaps the finest in the world.
Liberal appropriations are made by
longress for the support of these ceme
teries. Over $9.sl was expended
in the year of for their care and
aipport, ant' probably ro other set of
institutions tinder the governm-nt is
conducted with such minute attention
;o detail or receive such constant and
.vatchful care. In all this the Ameri
can republic sets an example alto
get her unapproached by any other
nation in the world.
Great liritain. foremost among the
powers of Europe, can lay no claim to
such an achievement in the interest of
humanity. Not in quiet English
meadows are her fallen brave ones
laid to rest, but wherever over the
wide world her standard has been
pushed in the greed of conquest, there
the whitening bones of her warriors
Me scattered and unheeded, or dumped
in bulk in nameless graves, over the
"ontlnent of Europe, in Africa, in
ndia. in the isles of the sea. and ir.
'he coral caves of t ho deep. All
ivilizel nations have taken pains to
nter the bones of their military chiefs
Hid high officers, but to the remains of
he common soldier they have ln-eii
content to allot only the hasty ditch
r trench. IJut. first of all modern
governments, the I'nited States gov
ernment, has shown, during and since
the civil war, that it knows how
to reciprocate the sentiment of patriot
ism by interring the remains of all its
soldiers and sailors, and further, nn
like any other government, ancient aj
.modern, by securing and watching
over these remains ever afterwards,
regardless whether death came in acvu
al battle, or resulted from hardship,
wound or tlisea?
Ages of Stone and of Bronze.
Tin' transition' from "the stout- :igf to
the broiizt- ag ran be read in the tlis-c'lo.-urrs
of the lake ilwellers of Swit
zerland. This Wonderful people lived
through the stone age and for long
ages foniinuetl on until tlxy lapped
over into the bronze ago. Some of tbt'ir
settlements tliselose only stone imple
ments, while others of a later date
show the bronze tbisel. the bronze
winged batt het, the bronze knife,' the
hex igonal hammer, the tunned knife of
ornamental design, the socket knife
and the bronze sickle. They show also
the bronze fishhook, barbed and in
exact similitude of our present tleviee.
The ornamental hatpin as now used,
together with other artieies of utility
r.v.d ornamentation, is plentiful. The
stone mold for easting the topper or
bronze hatchet is of exceedingly am ient
date, but probably the use of sand was
far more common, and hence we have
fewer traces of that method.
Lord Macaulay on Sunday Rest.
i'pe..!.i:U on 'the t"ti l:o;trs bill."
Ixrtl M.-te.ielay s:;:d: "We arc not poor
er, but richer, becaus- we have through
m.ipy :iu s re5t d fri-.i our I.'.'-or one
day in seven. Tb.it day Is n t lost.
Whip industry is suspr n.Ietl. whijo the
plow lies in the furrow, while the ex
change is silent, while no smoke as
cends from the factory, a process is
going t ii quite as important to the
wealth of nations as any process which
is performtI mi more busy days. Man.
the machine of machines -the machine
compared with which nil the contriv
ances of the Watts and Arkwrights
are worthless is repairing ami wind
ing up. so that be returns to his la
bors on the Monday with clearer intel
lect, with livelier spirits, with renewed
A Perfect Painless Pill
is the one that will cleanse the system,
set the liver to action, remove the bile,
clear the complexion, cure headache
and leave a good taste in the mouth.
The famous little pills for doing so
much work pleasantly and effectually
are DeWitt's Little Early Risers. P.oh
Moore, of Iafayctte. Ind.. says: "All
other pills I have used gripe and sick
en, while DeWitt's Little Early Risers
are simply perfect." Sold by all drug
gists. Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea
cures a!! summer disorders in chil
drtn. makes them eat. sleep and grow;
makes them strong, healthy and ro
bust. 35 cents, tea or tablets. T. H.
She is Still a Great Romp Mrs. Roose
velt's Summer Study.
At the ceremonies incident to notify
ing Theodore Roosevelt of his nomina
tion for president at Oyster Hay.
N. Y.. one of the interesting sights was
Miss Ethel Rtxsevelt darting around
among the g-.iests with her camera and
securing snapshots. The speeches of
notifk'ation and acceptance had been
made and the politicians ami either
guests were enjoying the freedom of
the president's extensive grounds at
Sagamore Hill. While they were re
galing themselves with salad and sand-
J. : -Mir I -A M'rfH vK""
UBS. KOOSETELT AND DAUGHTER ETHEL.
wiches and lemonade and Ice cream
Miss Ethel and her brother Archie
prized the' opportunity to secure sou
venirs of the memorable day in the
form of photographs, and Miss Ethel
made a special target of her father,
using up several rolls of films on him
in different positions.
Miss Ethel Roosevelt is now twelve
years old, but she continues to be a
great romp, full of life and often bent
on mischief. Though so fond of a
camera herself, she used to consider it
the best of fun to dodge the photog
raphers who often lie in wait near the
White House to get snapshots eif the
president or his family. She gave these
artists considerable trouble if they tried
to get her pictureand called It "running
the gantlet." Ethel is Mrs. Roosevelt's
only daughter. Miss Alice being the
president's tin tighter by his first wife.
She is now at an age where she natu
rally reepiires n great deal of her moth
er's attention. Mrs. Roosevelt, despite
the responsibilities she has as the first
lady of the land and as the mother
of a large family ef growing children
whose training and education require
no little thoughtful care, Cutis time this
summer to do'considerable reading ami
study. German is receiving especial
attention in the plan of work which
Mrs. Roosevelt has adopted for the
WHITE HOUSE INNOVATION
Plates Tell Under Whose Administra
tion Furniture Was Bought.
Hereafter th sc who desire souvenirs
from the White House will need to ex
ercise a little care Peiore carrying
away furniture from the home of the
president, says a Washington special
dispatch to the New York World.
Every piece of furniture has been
mark'-d with a brass pk'to bearing the
name of the president who was in the
laic Utilise w: en tlie article was
bought. The scheme is the product of
the brain of "o!o;iel Eromv.-cll, the
young oiheer of engineers who has re
cently become superintendent of public
buildings and grounds.
The most recent purchases of furni
ture for the home of the president con
sisted of l.".i) gold framed chairs. All
these have been tagged. They are to
be used when muslcales or tit her enter
tainments are given tit the While
House. This brings the number of gold
framed chairs up to 2.V.
Automobiles With Beds.
Americ.' ii millionaires v,"i strict to
outdo thtir neighbors have ignored the
ne'v European device cf automobiles
with beds, says tlie New Yuri; Pres..
Several Parisians own these Hying ho
tels, which cannot be excelled for pur
poses of continental touring. It is not
absolutely ncetssary to use th" beds
for a continuous night's rest. 'but fer
a nap they Jill the bill. So far none
of these machines has been imported
to America, although many Americans
go abroad to pick out the newest de
parture in motorcars. The Raron Leo
pold de Rothschild, who owns about
ten large automobiles, has ordered one
of these comfortable nntos. The beds
fire built in the toTineriu anil there
are spaces on either side for packing
clothing and carrying provisions. These
motors with beds, however, are too
heavy for anything except hard tour
ing. They are the last triumph t f lux
ury, and it Is only a question of time
before they will be used generally.
Taken With Cramps.
William Kirmse. a member of the
bridge gang working near Littleport
was taken suddenly ill Thursday night
with cramps and a kind of cholera.
His case was so severe that he had
to have the members of the crew wait
upon him and Mr. Gifford was called
and consulted. He told them he had
a medicine in the form of Chamber
lain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhwa j
Remedy that he tlio'tght would help j
him out and accordingly seve ral 'loses ;
were administered with the result that;
the fel'ow v.'cs able t. be arot'ni next!
day. The iti' i b r.i fjvaXs q-tite high- (
ly nf Mr. G. .lord's n.elicines. EIl:a
der. Iowa. Argus.
Tins remedy never fails. Keep it in
your home. t may save life. For salej
by all leading druggists. i
FAIR IS UNDER WAY
Committees Appointed to Place $tO,
O0O Stock Needed to Float
WORK TO BE DONE IN HURRY
Some Tall Hustling From Now On
Last Week in September
Committees to dispose of the $10,000
steck of the proposed cemnty fair as
sociation were appointed at the meet
ing held last evening at the Rock Isl
and Club. C. S. McDaniels. W. S.
McCombs and Warren H. Re-ck are to
have the cities ef Rock Island and
Molino, and L. I). Mudge, T. P. laflin
and ex Senator William Payne the
rural section of the cemnty.
Mr. Mudge will call em the farmers
in the lower end. Mr. Laflin in the cen
ter and Mr. Payne in the upper end.
Subscription lists were gotten out to
day and the committees will have their
work under way not later than to
morrow. Judging by the sentiment
manifest over the county in favor ol
an annual fair in the county seat the
required funds should be subscribed
in a week. The farmers will be given
equal representation with the cities
on the governing boarel. The purpose
is to as nearly as possible apportion
the tock equally in the' cities and
country. A limit will be fixed of the
amount of suck that any single indiv
idual may subscribe.
Street t'nr IMrmilon to Uf Unlit.
The committee appointed at a prev
ious meeting reported having effected
a lease with the Pavenport heirs and
the Weyerhaeuser syndicate for the
additiemal land needed to increase the
Ninth street park sufficiently to ac
commodate a ceninty fair. There are
12 acres in the strip that has been
secured. It lies directly north of the
park. J. K. Lardner, general mana
ger tif the Tri-City Railway company.
has been consulted, and has assured
the promoters of the fair that the com
pany will have its tracks leading to
the grounds ami cars running over
them whenever the association is prev
pared to open the gates on the ex
hibition. A spur will be built from
the Tower line west ever Eighteenth
The last week in September is fav
ored for the holding of the fair. This
would bring it right in after the Mer
cer county fair, and would offer tin
advantage to the exhibitors there to
move their displays here Jn that they
would not. suffer any loss of tinier and
would not have a long haul. There is
not a great amount of blooded stock in
Rock Island county, but in Mercer
there are several large raisers, and it
is bedievetl that all these' can be in
ducetl to bring their exhibits here.
Manufacturer Will t'otiemtc.
The tri-cities alone, if all the man
ufacturers would display their prod
nets, could occupy all the exhibit
space, but of course it is not the in
tcntion to adopt the close corporation
idea. The exhibit hall will bo open
to the world. The larger manufactur
ers in recent years have refrained
from sending displays to tin; county
fairs. They have not been exhibiting
at any fair smaller than the state fair,
but one of their number who was in
attendance at the meeting was of the
opinion that, as a matter of local
pride, they would make a concession
in the case of their home county, and
join with the association in making it
as big a success as in their power to
do. They would go further, he be
lieved, ami take some of the stock.
The Ninth street park, in recent
years, has been used exclusively for
racing. It Is now under lease to the
Twin-City Driving associat ion. There
are five men in this organization, and
they have an investment approximate
ly of $.-,.000. They all are interested
in the county fair, and nre willing to
convert a portion of their investment
into stock in the new association that,
is planned. The driving association
will be absorbed by the fair associa
tion. Kunninc Meet Will Vol Interfere.
Reginnitig Sept. 1, as heretofore an
nounced, there are te bo nine days
of running races at the Ninth street
track, which has been rented to Col.
Horton. president of the Southern In
terstate circuit, who will bring the
herses here from the I'nion .lockey
club, at St. Louis. This arrangement,
however, will not interfere with the
plans for the county fair.
It is realized by all having a hand
in the undertaking that in order to
present the fair on the scale contem
plated that hustle will necessarily will
be the watchword henceforth. Accord
ingly all those interested "have placed
their shoulders to the wheel deter
mined to make the enterprise a go
from the start.
Dlnpliiy llnll nnd More Slalln.
Ritls will be asked tin an exhibit hall
and about one hundred . addit ional
stalls and pens. After all preliminar
ies are gotten eut of the way it is
figured that it will not take longer
than a week to finish these buildings.
The committee probably will employ
some professional fair prrmot-T to as
sume direction of the details after the,
stock has been subscribe-d and relieve!
those whrse private business will not ;
allow them to devote their whole at
tention to the enterprise.
The Japs have 'captured Yungkow.
They must have le-n playing for high
Makes, says th Omaha World-Herald, j
Almost any old cow In a ood catch
at the preseiit price of be. j
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Reformatory Trusty in Jail Here.
William Janus, alias Kd Tanns. the
onedejii;etl nt';ro in the county jail
here held to the firatid jury for hnr
phiry. it has heen learned, is a paroled
prisoner from the Pontine reformatory.
He was sent up from Chicago under
the name of .lames several years ago
for hit akiii into a hox" car. He is
now :.''. years of aire. He was arrested
lu re May ::i for hurglarizini; Marseh
all's tailor shop on Kightccnth street.
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It's Quality That Counts
In coal It's quality that makes
heat, It's quality that retains, it U
quality that makes possible con
sumption of 10 per cent of tho
combustible part of it, leaving a
light, clean ash; lastly, it's qual
ity that lessens your fuel bill
you're not paying for lirt. refuse
or unburnables. The coal we han
dle, both hard and sort, deserves
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patrons say for It. A ton will talk
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E. G. FRAZEP
IMMENSE TOBACCO PURCHASE.
rtfTty-l'.lKht Thonaaatl llara I'ahl
Fur a Faacy Lot ot Totaco.
The biggest purchase of high grade
tobacco ever made in the west by a
rdgar manufacturer was made Ia:-t.
Wednesday hy Frank P. Lewis, Peoria,
III., for his celebrated Single Hinder
cigar. A written guarantee was given
that the entire amount was to be fancy
selected tobacco. This no do:.
makes the Lewis factory the lnrr''.
holder In the I'nited States of tobscen
of ko hiirh a grading. Peoria Tran
script, Dec. 21, 1302.