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UHE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 1905.
TRAINS IN CRASH
Flying Freight Telescopes Local
at Marengo on Rock
Island. TWO ARE SERIOUSLY INJURED
Wreck Occurs in Front of Company
Station This Morn
ing. Marengo. Iowa, Jan. 4. At 9:02
o'clock this morning, immedi
ately In front of the depot here, a
wreck occurred on the Rock Island
road which resulted in the telescoping
of some freight cars, the storing in of
a locomotive, and serious Injuries to
Train No. 94. a fast extra freight, in
charge of Conductor Hendrickson.
drawn by locomotive No. 1C08. and
manned by Fireman F. C. McKinley.of
Council Bluffs, and an engineer whose
name could not be learned, rushed into
the Marengo depot at 9:02 o'clock. She
was 25 minutes late and had'been given
the right of way to 9:07 o'clock.
In front of the ticket office was train
No. 72. a local freight, composed of
four freight cars and a caboose in
charge of Conductor Benjamin Eis.
RasJar Boiler tve la.
Before the local freight could clear.
No. 94 was upon her. telescoping sev
eral cars, smashing the pilot and nose
of the engine of the fast freight. No.
1G08. and storing in her boiler.
The engineer of the flying freight
leaped to escape injuries, but was roll
ed over and over on the frozen ground
so that he was picked up 30 feet from
where he had jumped. Dr. E. M.
Brown, the company's physician, at
tended him. and found that while se
verely bruised he had escaped without
any serious injuries.
Fireman F. C. McKinley. of Council
Bluffs, aged 24 j-cars. who was on the
engine of the flying freight, also jump
ed and sustained serious injuries.
ara Oa the Platform.
The telescoping of local frieght No.
72. which occurred directly in front
of the depot, almost resulted in the
wrecking of the station. The telescop
d freight cars mounted the platform
and mixed things up badly.
Traffic was delayed for several hours
In consequence' of the wreck.
Attend Young &. McCombs' Big Jan
uary Clearing Sale.
The following are only a few of the
Fleece lined shirt waists, 23c and
Fancy mercerized sateen petticoats
Ladies' coats worth up to $3.98 for
SI.9K long fur boa. sale price $2.98.
Children's furs per set 50c.
I.arge cedar tubs worth $1 for 39c.
Millinery one-half price.
Crockery 20 per cent discount.
Jewelry 20 per cent discount.
See big advertisement, it is worth
your while, as it is money in your
This sale continues the whole
month, but a great many of the good
things will go first, no duplicates. th
Idea of this sale is to unload before tak
ing account of stock.
To All Whom It May Concern.
Public notice is hereby given that a
meeting of the stockholders of the Rock
Island Stair works will be held at th?
office of said company at No. 42
Eighteenth street, in the city of Rock
Island. 111.. Thursday, the 2Cth day of
January, A. D. 19'.". at the hour of 1:3')
o'clock p. m.. for the purpose of vot
ing on the proposition to increase the
capital stock of said company to $1G.
000, and further of changing the name
of said company.
Dated at Rock Island. 111., this 24th
day of December. A. D. 19'4.
HARVEY It. MACK. President.
DAVID J. SEARS. Secretary.
To Whom it May Concern:
The co-partnership heretofore exist
ing between the undersigned doing bus
iness in the city of Rock Island. 111.,
under the firm name of Paridon &
Son. has this day been dissolved by
mutual consent. John M. Paridon
withdraws from said firm and Henry
A. J. Paridon will continue the busi
ness under his own name and collect
all accounts due said firm.
Rock Is-and. 111.. Jan. 3. 193.
JOHN M. PARIDON.
HENRY A. J. PARIDON.
Coughs and Colds.
All cough, colds and pulmonary
complaints that are curabU are quick
ly cured by One Minute Cough Cure.
Clears the phlegm, draws out inflam
mation and heals and soothes the af
fected parts, strengthens the lungs,
wards off pneumonia. Harmless and
pleasant to take. Sold by all drug
gist. T mtm im u Bocnollo Salt. Alum,
Lima or Ammonia in f oo4 wtodo wttM
t0H 11 tW KA0t TSUST-
JOSEPH REEVES KILLED BY
A FALLING TREE IN IOWA
Young Man, a Former Resident of This
City, Meets Tragic Fate
Joseph Reeves, a native of Moline, and
a resident of this city for some years,
was killed yesterday at New Sharon.
Iowa, by a falling tree. Ex-Sheriff L.
F. Cralle, who Is an uncle of deceased,
was notified late yesterday afternoon,
and departed last evening for New Sha
ron to attend the funeral. The details
of the accident are unknown. Mr.
Reeves, who was about 34 years of age.
was born in Moline. - He left that city
some years ago, and made his home
near New Sharon. He is survived by
his wife and one child.
Arctics at Dolly Bros.
Overshoes at Dolly Bros'.
Call for Improved Zaaaro.
Lage-"YVaters for fine footwear.
Tri-City Towell Supply company.
For bus, baggage.express.call Robb's.
For 'bus or express. Spencer & Trefz.
For real estate and Insurance, E. J.
All the popular periodicals at Sign
er's Fifth avenue pharmacy.
W. H. Slemon will do your tin work;
1427 Sixth avenue. New 'phone 5746.
Walline & Hamilton, express and
transfer. Old 'phone 1070, new 5884.
Peanut candy and taffy 10 cents per
pound at Petersen's, 1314 Third ave
The stage of water at the Rock Isl
and bridge was C.G5 at 6 a. m. and 7 at
Try our 20 cent coffee. Best in the
town for the money at Racbman's
Fancy New York apples 25 cents a
peck, 90 cents a bushel at Racbman's
Mrs. Austin's says my buckwheat
cakes will please you if you love the
good old fashion flavor.
For an early breakfast nothing is
quite so fine as Mrs. Austin's famous
buckwheat. So good you always want
The Central church guild will meet
tomorrow afternoon with Mrs. H. M.
Freeman, Eleventh street and Second
Go to the packing house market for
pigs feet, pigs heads, hearts, Livers,
back bones, shoulder bones, leaf lard,
spare ribs, tenderloins, iork trim
mings and Boston butts.
Report your changes to Stone's city
directory, office northeast corner Sec
ond avenue and Eighteenth street, or
call up oM phone 553 1
Go to the packing house market for
pigs feet, pigs heads, hearts, livers,
back bones, shoulder bones, leaf lard,
spare ribs, tenderloins, pork trim
mings and Boston butts.
Mrs. J. N. Camp has removed her
shoe shop from 1C0C Third avenue to
1718 Third avenue, across from Mc-
Cabe's. Repairing promptly done.
The Ladies' Aid society of the Broad
way Presbyterian church will meet to
morrow afternoon at 2 at the home of
Mrs. Titterington, 810 Twenty-second
May Flower camp No. 101, R. N. of
A. will give a social and dance at
Carse's hall Thursday evening. Jan. 5.
Admission 15 cents including refresh
Telephone your orders for hickory
shop wood to the Mutual Wheel com-
any, Moline. III. Delivered to any
address in Rock Island for $3 per
load. Both phones.
Go to the packing house market for
pigs fctt, pigs heads, hearts, livers,
back bones, shoulder bones, leaf lard.
spare rib, tenderloins, pork trim
mings and Boston butts.
Stone's city directory is now being
prepared for the printers and all those
having recently changed the address
of their residence or are contemplat
ing same are requested to report the
same at the directory office northeast
corner of Second avenue and Eigh
teenth street or call up old phone
Miss Charlotte McGinley last even
ing entertained a number of her Dav
enport friends at her home. 531 Twen
tieth street, for Miss Bess:e McCor
mick. of Davenport, who Is ho-uc for
the holidays from the Madam school of
Omaha. Cards and music were feat
ures of the evening's entertainment.
First prizes were won by Miss Bessie
McCormick and J. Carmichael. and the
consolation trophies by Miss Catherine
McCormick and Ray Halligan.
New Department Added.
A new department has been added
at the head office of the Modern Wood
man society. It will be known as the
suspension department. From this de
partment will be directed suspensions
of members and camps, consolidations,
revocations, lapsations. etc. It is a
new department in fraternal work. At
fce end of each year there will b
available a record and history, under
the heads stated, of every camp in the
HER FALSE TEETH EXPLODED
Back Grinders, Heated to .Relieve Neu
raloia. Blow Up.
Galesburg. Mich., Jan. 4. Mrs. Lor
en Atwater of this town suffered a
seriously lacerated mouth and tongue
from the explosion of her false teeth.
She heated her face to relieve neu
ralgia and then suddenly placed a
piece of Ice la her mouth. A physi
cian says the sudden change of tem
pera! ore caused the accident.
IN CIRCUIT COURT
Jury Completed for Trial of Case
of Theodore Free For
BEGAN TAKING TESTIMONY
Orders in Number of Suits Entered on
Law and Chancery Dockets
The taking of testimony in the suij
of Theodore Free against Dr. Joseph
Do Silva was commenced in the cir
cuit court this afternoon, Mr. Free
sues to recover $5,000 damages. The
jury is composed of F. Reeves, Er
nest Peters, Charles Engdahl, C. F.
MueUer. Herman Brackett, J. C. Moore,
John Kruckenberg, J. F. Filbert. Her
man Hunt, Ed Feldman, Jr., W. M.
Fifer, Gust Olson. Dr. De Silva s
represented by Sweeney & Walker and
Searle & Marshall, while J. T. Ken
worthy and J. P. Looney appear for
the plaintiff, who sues as administra
tor of the estate of his 5-year-old son,
who died following an operation for
Order of Co art Law.
32. Schroeder vs. Deere. Trespass.
Motion by plaintiff for leave to file two
replications to the second plea, five
replications to the third plea and two
replications to the fourth plea. Mo
tion confessed and replications filed
5. U. S. National bank, Omaha, vs.
S. J. Keator, assumpsit. Suit dismiss
ed by agreement of parties at cost of
defendant. Judgment for costs and
12. City of Rock Island vs. Stroehle
and Ludewlg, assumpsit. Cause of ac
tion satisfied. Suit dismissed by plain
tiff. Judgment to plaintiff for costs.
19. Free, administrator vs. De Sil
va. Jury impanelled and trial con
tinued. 70. Heirs of Henry Stelck vs. Coul
ter. Appeal by plaintiff. Plaintiff ac
cepts tender made by defendant and
dismisses his suit. Costs paid.
197. Kershaw Vs. C, B. & Q. rail
way company. Case. Defendant ruled
to plead by Friday morning.
223. Moline Trust and Savings bank
vs. Schuler et al. Defendant Pope
ruled to plead by Monday morning
223. Pisson vs. Republic Steel &
Iron company. Case. Defendant call
ed and defaulted.
226. Rock Island Brewery company
vs. W. J. McCluskey. Assumpsit. De
fendant called and defaulted. Cause
heard by the court finding for plaintiff
in $501.25 and judgment t for that
amount and for costs and execution.
228. Village of Hampton vs. C, M.
& St. P. railway company. Debt. De
fendant ruled to plead by ICth instant.
232. Carey vs. Brown. Case. De
fendant called and defaulted.
242. Charles Ullemeyer, administra
tor, vs. Atkinson &. Oloff. Scire facias
to revise judgment. Defendants call
ed and defaulted. Judgment that
plaintiff have execution of his judg
On Chanrrry Mdr.
223. Bulinger vs. Bulinger. Di
vorce. Defendant called and default
ed. 227. Rice vs. Rice. Divorce. De
fendant called and defaulted.
231. Anna Hunt, guardian vs. Hunt
et al. Petition to sell real estate.
Cause referred to master to take
proofs and report conclusions of law
231. Rugelbrugger vs. Rugelbrug
ger. Divorce. Defendant called and
235. Wittiek et al vs. Wittick. Par
tition. Defendant called and default
ed and cause referred to master to re
port conclusions on law and fact.
237. Wilcher vs. Cauffman et al. I
Bill to quiet title. Bill dismissed as J
to defendants Daniel Farber and thoj
unknown heirs and devisees of Daniel
Farber. Remaining heirs ca'.led and,
defaulted and cause referred to mas
ter. 23S. Vanderveer vs. Young et al. Dili
to quiet title.. Defendants called and
defaulted and cause referred to mas
ter. 239 Irlng vs. Ixring. Divorce. De
fendant called 'and defaulted.
24G. Danielson vs. Danielson. Di
vorce. Defendant called and default
ed. 8. Murphy vs. Schnell. Bill. Cause
le-referred to W. J. Entrikin as special
master to report his conclusions of
law and fact.
119. Herbst vs. Moline Building
Savings & Ixjan association. Bill.
Defendants ruled to plead to amended
bill in ten days.
226. Wilcox vs. Wilcox. Divorce.
Defendant ruled to answer by 11th
251. Blakemore vs. St. Croix. Bill
to set aside deed. Defendants ruled
to plead by Jan. 10.
252. Case et al vs. Kran. Bill for
accounting. Defendant ruled to plead
by 11th instant.
235. Condo et al vs. Moline Building
Savings & Loan association ct al. Bill.
Order that this cause and cause No.
119 on this chancery docket be and
Saturday. Jan. 7. 223. Bulinger vs.
Bulinger: 24C. Danielson vs. Danielson.
Molloaa mm4 DnBarrrra.
Thursday. Jan. 5. 15, Morgart vs.
Moody, case; 1C8, Patterson vs. City
of Moline. Case.
REV. HOFFSTEN DECLINES
CALL TO OAKLAND CHURCH
Announces Decision to Remain With
Rock Island Congrega
tion. Rev. C. E. Hoffsten, pastor of the
Grace Lutheran churcn, announces that
he will not accept the call extended to
him by the Lutheran church of Oak
land, Neb. This news will without
doubt bring much joy to the hearts of
his parishioners. .
The Nebraska congregation was
very anxious to secure the services of
Pastor Hoffsten. They made him a
good offer, and extended to him a un
animous call, but the young minister
did not deem it would be a wise plan
to make a change, and his reason can
best be ascertained in a statement that
he made yesterday. He said:
"While the congregation at Oakland,
Neb., is one of the largest in the Ne
braska conference and the field' is an
Important one, requiring both Swedish
and English language, yet I consider
the work in the Grace church of the
utmost Importance, the Grace church
being perhaps the foremost of all the
English churches in the Augustan a
synod in which there are as yet 12.
The Augustana synod finds itself at
present in the midst of a changeable
period the language changing from
Swedish to English hence the impor
tance of the English church can be
duly appreciated. The history of the
Grace church stands firmly establish
ed, having a membership of 300 and
a debt cleared by $5,000, and so we
look forward to a better future, having
a great amount of influence, ever wid
ening its scope and a store of oppor
tunities upon every hand."
TUTTLE WAS GIVEN AFFIDAVIT
Bishop Assured Talbot Presentment
Signatures Were Good.
St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 4. Bishop Dan
iel S. Tuttle last night stated that be
fore appointing the committee to inves
tigate the presenment against Bishop
Talbot he had consulted his attorney.
"I was advised," said Bishop Tuttle,
"not to take any action on the pre
sentment until it was supported by an
affidavit regarding the authenticity of
the signatures. The affidavit was
sworn to before I took action In the
Sunbury, Pa.. Jan. 4. Col. Clement,
of counsel for Bishop Talbot, said last
night the bishop "deems it inexpedient
to make any further statement."
Tom Watson's Narrow Escape.
Greensboro. Ga., Jan. 4. While
Thomas E. Watson, late populist can
didate for president, was being enter
tained at dinner yesterday at the home
of Alfred Branche, the house took fire
and Mr. Watson and the other guests
narrowly escaped with their lives.
Chicago, Jan. 4. Following are the
opening, hignvat, lowest and closing
quotations in today'c. markets:
May. 1141. 114. 113S. 1114.
July. 9S',4. S.
January, closed 41.
May. 448. 44, 44'. 44?i.
July. 45. 45. 44. 44.
January, closed 29 3i.
May. 31 '4. 31 4, 31 U .
July. 31 Vi. 31 U. 31. 31 14 .
January, 12.35. 12.35, 12.20. 12.22.
May, 12.80, 12.S0, 12.60, 12.62.
January. 6.77, 6.75, 6.60, 6.60.
May, 7.02, 7.02. 6.85, 6.85.
January. 6.37. 6.37, 6.32. 6.32.
May. 6.770, 6.70, 6.62. 6.62.
Receipts todav Wheat 42. corn 635.
oats 104. hogs 35,000, cattle 12.000, sheep
Estimated receipts Thursday Wheat
27. corn 259. oats 51. cattle 40.000.
iiK market opened strong. I-iRlit
4.2.(t 4.60. mixed and butchers 4.35$;
4.70. gad heavy 4.404 it 4.75, rough heavy
4.40 W 4.50.
faille market opened shade higher.
Sheep market opened steady.
Hogs at Omaha 8.000. cattle 2.000.
Hog at Kansas City 12,000, cattle &.-
0(M- , .
i . S. Yards. 8:40 a. m. Hog market
steady to a shado higher. Lght 4.25 9p
4.0. mixed and butchers 4.45r 4.7..
good heavy 4.40V4.7.. rough heavy 4.40
Cattle market steady to strong.
Beeves 2.85S6.00, cows and hefers 1.00
Hi 4.20. stocker and feeders 1.80 4.15.
Sheep market strong.
Hog market closed strong. Ught
4 2'ii4.60. mixed and butchers 4.4o(f
4.75. good heavy 4.40&4.77. rough heavy
Cattle market closed steady.
Sheep market closed strong.
Nrw Yrk Block.
& St. P. 1734. Mannauan job. v,"Pi"-r
73. N. Y. Central 145. K & N. 14-jg.
C & A. 434, Reading common 80 V,
Canadian Pacific 133Vfc, Leather com-
ferred 92. V. H. Steel common 29.
l'enna 138S. Missouri Pacific 127.
I nion Pacixc 114. Coal & Iron 42.
in Wabash preferred
mi,n 12.. U. It. I. liZ-M. L - . Died v
it!; C & O W. MS" Illinois Cenrtal
156. Car Foundry 34. Republic Steel
preferred 71i. Republic Steel common
LOCAL MARKET COJIDITlOMi.
frdmm PrvUloma, Un
Stock Kccd Foci.
Rook Islaid. Jan. 4 . Following are
th wholesale quotations In the local
arkel:pOTl-loo. - Prl-ec
Butter Creamery, 23 e; dairy, 0a
Kkks Fresh 25c.
LiVe "Poultry Spring chickens, 8c per
nound: tens. 7c per pound: ducks. SC
Grain New corn 38040c: oats 300
12Forag Timothy hay . ;:
prIlrier$9 50O10.00: straw, J6.00W7 00.
Wood Hard, per load. la.OO0J5.5O.
Coal Lump, bushel. 13 to 14c; slack.
per bushel. 7c .
Cattle Steers S3.S0O5.50; rows anC
heifers $J.oe4.0O: calves $J.O0fF.O0.
roirViMixed and butchers iMt.!5.
gh.p Yearlings or over $3-00 5.00:
New York, Jan. 4. Sugar 143. ia
107.. C. K. I. & P. 37U. Southern I'a
cllie 65 15- & O- H'5' AJtcA,,!,,0n Sm."
General Board of United States
Navy Draws Conclusion
From the War.
BATTLESHIPS RULE THE SEA
Sustains Recommendation of Heavy
Fight Craft for Our
Washington, D. C, Jan. 4. Battle
ships alone will give a nation command
of the sea. Torpedo boats are practic
ally useless, either in a blockade or in
battles at sea. These are the conclu
sions of the general board of the navy.
of which Admiral Dewey Is president.
In a review of the naval operations of
the Russo-Japanese war.
The board declares that Port Arthur
might have been captured months ago
and that thousands of lives and mil
lions in money might have been saved
had Japan possessed 12 battleships at
the beginning of the war instead of
To Correct an ImprenMloo.
This official report on the achieve
ments of the Russian and Japanese na
vies Is made at the present time in an
effort to correct the impression which
has gained some credence in this coun
try to the effect that the value of the
battleship has. been discredited by the
war in the far east and that an undue
value has been attached to cruisers
and torpedo craft.
After commenting on the superb
condition and efficiency of the Japanese
fleet, the report says:
"In the brisk inauguration of hostili
ties by the Japanese torpedo boat flo
tilla during the night of Feb. 9, they
did undoubtedly deliver a telling blow
by disabling three Russian battleships.
The temporary crippling of that force
affected the conduct of the operations,
not only during the begirding, but
throughout the entire first . 'ase of
the war; the Japanese having that
stroke won the mastery of the se were
able to land troops at the Yalu and
later at Newchwang, instead of at the
far south end of the Korean penin
sula. Strength In nattlenblpn.
"This mastery was due to their hav
ing the preponderating force of bat
tleships, which alone enabled them to
blockade the Russian fleet. No more
eloquent tribute to the preeminent val
ue of battleships Is to be found than
this one circumstance that the small
margin of superiority thus obtained
saved the army hundreds of miles of
precarious and weary land transport
of men and supplies, enabling them to
strike swiftly, hard, and continuously
upon a weaker enemy before he could
"On the other hand, if, under nor
mal conditions, battleships can be de
stroyed or seriously damaged by un
supported torpedo boats, their value is
seriously compromised. This, however,
does not appear to be the case."
YEAR HAS BEEN
Whole Country Feels Benefits New
York Life Leads Insurance
New York, Jan. 4. (Special Dis
patch to The Argus.) The several
financial reviews indicate that 1904
has been a year of very great pros
perity. The president's message with
its recommendations, as to the tariff
and control of the public corporations,
has been very favorably commented
upon by the business interests and
no fear is expressed that exereme opin
ions on the other side will prevail in
congressional enactment. The great
corn and cotton crops have made thQ
west and south prosperous and com
fortable and the labor situation in the
manufacturing districts of the north
and east is most satisfactory. The
banking interests of all sections report
excellent results for the year. The in
surance business, except for the Balti
more fire, has never been more pros
perous. The life part of it is mani
fested by the early report of the New
York Life company. President Mc
Call states that the New York has pro
duced the largest business ever" re
ported by any similar company. The
policy holders are nearly a million in
number and the insurance in force
approximates two billions in amount.
The last quarter of the year added
nearly $130,000,000 of applications for
new insurance in a total exceeding
$500,000,000 for the year. The com
pany's policy reserved securities in
clude government, state, municipal and
railroad bonds to the extent of $290,-
000.000. No stocks of any kind are
had as investments and no bond in the
list is In default of interest. The com
pany during the CO years of its exist
ence has paid in claims to policy hold
ers over $350,000,000.
The enormous exports of the fiscal
year $1,460,829,000, and the advance
orders in the steel and iron trade all
indicate that 1905 will be a record ypsjr
unless labor troubles which are not
looked for now arise to change the sit
uation. Constipation and piles are twins.
They kill people Inch by inch, sap
life away every day. Hollister's
Rocky Mountain Tea will positively
cure you. No cure no pay.. 35 cents,
tea or tablets. T. H. Thomas' pharmacy.
ii i i i r i i -1 i i
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Guaranteed to contain all the medicinal elemenU, actually taken
from genuine fresh cods' livers, with organic iron and other
body-building ingredients, but no oil or grease, making th
greatest strength and flesh creator known to medicine. For
old people, puny children, weak, pale women, nursing
mothers, chronic cold, hacking coughs, throat and lung
troubles, incipient consumptionnothing equals VlnoL
Try it if you don't like
HARPER HOUSE pharmacy.
Buy your Furs at
FUR. STORE, Rock Island
Illinois Legislature Convenes at
Capital and Or
ganizes. YATES' LAST MESSAGE READ
Retiring Governor Proposes Several
Reforms and Reviews His
Springfield, - III., Jan. 4. The 41th
general assembly of . Illinois convened
at noon today. Both houses met, or
ganized by electing officers, and re
ceived Gov. Yates' final message and
adjourned until tomorrow when the
houses will meet In joint session and
canvass the vote of the November
election. Charles K. Hull, of Salem,
was elected democratic minority lead
er of the senate by acclamation.
Vpfaoldn n Mfrlt Sn(rm.
(iov. Yates in his message made the
I am in hearty sympathy with the
advocates of the statute for a reason
able merit system. All must acknowl
edge the prime importance, fitness and
experience in appointing public officers
and employes. To be successful and
practical, .however, proposed legisla
tion must be reasonable and sensible.
If it is desirable to vote at the polls
the same day throughout the state,
why is it not desirable to vote at pri
maries on a common day? Why not
have all ward and township primaries
of all parties held on a given Monday,
t he county conventions on the next
day, Tuesday, and state convention on
a third day. Wednesday, and thus sim
plify the whole matter. It would keep
every politician at home and colonizer
anil, walking delegate politician would
be "out of a job," and so give home
rule. It would remove from every con
test the hampering question of its ef
fect upon other contests at other
As to primaries the day is sure to
come when every man must vote his
direct choice, by ballot for both dele
Kates and candidates. The plan i3
American, republican and productive
of politics. I qincert-ly hope to see it
nacted into law at this session in
Pare . Food Cmumr ftaln.
It is gratifying that during the last
four years the cause of "pure food"
has made gratifying strides in our
frtate. The act creating free employ
ment offices is working satisfactorily.
During the year ended Oct. 1, 31.727
men, and women obtained employment
through the several offices maintained
by the state.
The department of factory Inspec
tion created in 1K93 has been broad
ened In its scope until today it Is one
of the most Important in Illinois. In
193 the ratio of children employed to
adults was 82. In 1904 the ratio has
been reduced to 21 per cent. Atten
tion is called to the desirability of
action looking to a revision of the in
surance laws with a view to harmon
izing their provisions and conforming
their rea''-rmc-its to present condi
tions and necessities.
The passage of a law is urged pro
viding a penalty for the offense of at
tempting to dissuade young men from
serving as members of the national
guard of the state.
All ttfe news all the time THE
L Body Builder
a Fresh Orange
it we will return money.
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gone to hospitals four times some
seven times returning convalescent
to the forts.
Many OHirra Knll.
The number of officers killed wai
proportionately greated than in any
battle known in history. This was
due to the frequent lethargic condition
of the men, who, without food and
without sleep, moved only when order
ed by their officers.
The Russians estimate that the tak
ing of the fortress has cost Japan
It is learned that when Gen. Stoes
sel wrote to Gen. Nogi regarding tho
tiirrorwlnr of t hp fortress h said!
"I have 8,000 men in the forts an
C.000 of these are able to fight. IT
you do not accept my proposal thesu
men will die fighting, but it will cost
you thre3 times their number to kill
Missouri Lawmakers Convene.
Jefferson City, Mo., Jan. 4. The
43rd general assembly was called to
order today. This is the first repub
lican house of representatives in Mis
souri in 10 years.
of thif- Dubuque
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