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THE AliGUS, FRIDAY, JUNK 23, VJ05
Published Dally and Weekly if 24
Second avenue. Rock Inland. HL En
tered at the postoffice aa second-class
y THE J. W. POTTER CO.
TERM3 Dally, lft cents per week.
.Weekly, $l per year In advance.
Ail communlcatlona of argumentative
character, political or religious, muit
have real name attached for publica
tion. NO euch articles will be printed
over fictitious signatures.
Correspondence solicited from every
township In Rock. Island county.
Friday, June 23, 1905.
An insurance company proposes to
erect In New York he highest build
ing in the world. Lawson ought to
eajr aomething about that.
Ex-Congressman George Fred Wil
liams of Massachusetts is ou his way
to Boston from Mexico, dangerously
ill. He is suffering from phlebitis, an
extremely serious inflammation of a
vein in the leg. and is now on board
the Ward line steamer Esperanza,
bound from Vera Cruz for New York.
The management of the New York
Central and Lake Shore roads is to be
congratulated in abandoning the air
aplitting. death-inviting limited trains,
in view of the horrible accident at
Mentor. The great system that has
taken this stand has thus demonstrat
ed that to its mind the lives and safety
of human beings are more to be consid
ered than the prestige to be gained in
accomodating the mad rush of commercialism.
ceive promotion from the president.
He was looked upon with favor by his
Everything teemed to be making for
a fine career, when the selfishly imag
ined opportunity for the undoing of a
superior officer presented Itself. He
took the political course of hurling epi
thets instead of fact. He offered no
evidence of substantial kind yet pollut
ed his tongue with slander. He talked
to everyone save his chief and natur
ally rained down the deluge which has
submerged his once brilliant diplomat
The incident is. however, satisfac
tory to those who hope to see the dip
lomatic service brought to the highest
plane of efficiency and removed from
every interest except that which com
mands the most exalted degree of in
tegrity and ability in those who as
sume to represent the nation abroad.
(christian Endeavorers who go to the
Baltimore convention will be favored
In hearing the new secretary of the
navy. Charles J. Bonaparie, in one of
his first public utterance after his ap
pointment, for he is to have a promin
ent place on the program. He will
Epeak on 'Christian Endeavor and Re
forms." It is an interesting fact in this
connection, that Mr. Bonaparte is a
Catholic, bfcausq it shows that denoin
lnationalism is not as strong a force in
the religious world as it once was.
Cleaning Oat Graftera.
Capt. James Wilson, of Allegheny.
Pa., has been prosecuted for accept
ing bribes and thus permitting dis
reputable houses to run while he was
captain of police. Several months
ago an anti-graft league was formed
and Wilson was pro.-ecuted on several
counts. On the first trial tbe jury
disagreed, on the second trial he was
acquitted, but the third time was the
charm, and the captain was found
The league has arrested and prose
cuted IS- persons in Allegheny on
these charges, and is determined to
clean out the gratters. Wilson's at
torneys will ask for a new trial, and if
it is refused will appeal the case to
a higher court. The anti-graft league
announce-.? that it will continue its ef
forts until it drives the grafters out
of Allegheny and cleanses the city
What is being done in Allegheny is
onlv a specimeu of tbe work that is
being carried on in other cities. The
public conscience is getting aroused,
and by and by let us hope grafting
will become disreputable, or, at least,
ABOUT THE COURT HOUSE.
Boston Post: We reverence tht-
stern virtues of our predecessors, those
who founded our republic, but today
there is less of sect. and. we believe
more of Christianity. The liberalizing
spirit has brought men Uno.rjiore geji
erous. more tolerant relations; hands
are clasped In good work: selfish or
suctions! or exclusive benefits are not
f-neouraged. The millennium is not
yet in sight, but who shall sav that it
is not perceptibly nearer? It is a bet
ter world than that of our ancestors
this world that we live in better
cleaner, happier, more full of promise
for honest endeavor, more inspiring for
advancement along the lines of hu
The world will applaud the action o
Gov. Bell of Vermont in once more re
prieving Mrs. Mary M. Rogers, the
condemned murderess who was to have
been hanged today. Mrs. Rogers killed
her husband in the most brutal manner
possible, and should huve meted out to
her the most severe puniunien
known to the statutes of the state
short of execution. While as a matter
of example aud safety such a woman
should suffer extreme penalty and re
straint for the remainder of her uatur
al life, yet the humane mind halts at
the thought of putting a woman to
death under any circumstances, espe
cially bv means of the rope. This wo
man is undoubtedly a liend if ever
one existed. Put her where she will
do no mot e harm but don't kill her.
Boston Herald: Au American jour
nahst. returning after an absence of
some years abroad, comments upon
the profuse application of titles which
is becoming frequent in this country
The practice is essentially a modern
one. Daniel Webster in his life time
was never spoken of as "Senator'
Webster, but always as plain -Mr."
Webster. Nowadays, however, it is in
variably "senator" this or that, and
almost everybody has some kind of a
handle to his name. Thus we have
-iniiih -rimduftor" Kobinson. "Su
iHrlntendent of the Poorhouse" Brown
"Common Councilman" Shucks and
slAr-rm.in" Buuidx. and so on. If
this kind of thing keeps on we shall
end by retting our claims to respect
and consideration upon those painfully
minute social distinctions which pre
vail in Germany, where meu or wo
men inscribe their names in hotel
registers with the addition of such de
scriptive phrases as "cousin to an
onrnhM-arv" or "brother in-law to a
Tbe Dow of 1 1 of Bowrn.
There is a tinge of madness in the
downfall of a man like Herbert W.
Bowen. United States minister to Veu
esuela. While his di!uiisal from the
service is Justified under the circum
stances, his case affords a very patent
instance of insubordination, and poeti
cal ambition. For years Mr. Bowen
bad 6erved his country in various de
partments of the foreign service with
credit to himself. He was about to re-
Rock Island county court, Judge E.
E. Parmenter presiding.
Estate of Charles H. Brandenburg.
Final report of administratrix filed
and approved. Waiver of notice by
heirs and distributees and request that
an order be entered discharging the
administratrix and closing estate filed.
Said order is entered accordingly and
said administratrix is discharged and
Iu re delinquency of Mildred F.
Lynn, a minor. Petition filed by Rob
ert R. Lynn, father. Waiver of notice
filed. John K. Scott, state's attorney,
present, representing the county. I
E. Telleen, an attorney of this court,
appointed to appear for and defend
said girl. Venire for a jury of six is
sued. Jury empaneled and sworn.
Hearing. Verdict finding facts in pe
tition proven and that girl's age is 15
years on Jan. 6, 1905. Order finding
girl delinquent and that she be com
mitted to the state home for Juvenile
offenders at Geneva. 111., for the term
of two years, girl being present in
Real Estate Transfers.
Christ Tuemler to R. S. Woodburn,
outlots 1, 2 and 3, 13. 19. le. 2.700.
J. A. I.arkin to C. J. Larkin. lot 5.
block 1. Brackett's add., Rock Island,
I. L. Vanderslice to F. A. Graves,
lot 17 and west 55 feet lot 18. block 3,
Black Hawk add.. Rock Island. SS0.
Licensed to Wed.
Gusfavus Stromer learned, Kans.
Anna K. Funk
Ernest I Baker
Blanche A.. Hayes . . .
Frank 1 Thomas
Gertrude Dunsmore . .
Christ Boehl Davenport
Jennie Mohanna Iowa City
William Boyd . . . Mechanicsville, Iowa
Grace M. Richards. . Mechanicsville, la.
CROSS AND NERVOUS
Rock Island Sufferers From Kidney
Troubles Often Become Very
Cross. Irritable people the kind who
fuss and mope and worry over trifles
are not always to blame for the annoy
ance they give others. Frequently
these traits are but the effects of kid
neys poisons on brain and nerves.
Uric acid that escapes the kidneys
irritates nerve centers and vital or
gans causes backache, rheumatic and
neuralgic pains keeps you languid, all
tired out leads to Bright's disease
and diabetes. Stop the trouble in the
beginning with Doan's Kidney Pills.
'Twill cure the kidneys and remove
the cause of all these ills. Recom
mended by friends and neighobrs in
Mrs. J. Anderson, of 1205 Thirty-
eighth street, says: "I had steady
aching through my kidneys and in
my hips, especially after a hard day's
work, when my back nurt me so
severely that it made me nervous and
restless nights. There was too fre
quent action of the kidney secretions
as a rule, very annoying and distress
ing. Doan's Kidney pills were rec
ommended to me and I obtained a box.
In a few days I began to improve and
I continued the treatment until I was
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. roster-Milburn company. Buf
falo. N. Y., sole agents for the United
Remmtwr fh namp IVmn's a n H
take no other. I
DAILY SHORT STORY
AN AMATEUR ASSAYER.
tA stagecoach drove up to the hotel
in a prosperous mining town in the far
west, and a gentleman in clothes of ad
eastern cut got out. After bavlug sup
ped be fell iuto couversatlou with a
rough specimeu of the country
Minen iugeoeer. be j'V said the
westerner, with a slight tinge of Irony
"Reekon ye're a trifle lato lu these
jxiits. We bad minen ingeneers and
assayers here afore the ktuflf was dii
covered, but tbey d'dn't hit uothen
"Who foond tbe gold?" asked the
"Waal, there's a yarn about that,'
replied, the. other. "I been In this place
ever since we was a handful o' people
with no way to con and go except ou
foot or by hnrse or ranle. They were
Hud en" gold all around us, lut tinry a
find r'gbt ner. rinslly there was a
stHge Hne run through for the lenent
of the mines teyond, and lu time the
telegraph was put on. The telegraph
operatof was a young feller with a
wife and fur children and was git ten
more kids rieht along. I don't know
what salary he got. hut it wasn't
enough to keep his family out o' rags
and from hken" hungry. The operator
didn't git much syinpnthy, for instead
o' tryen to do extra work to help
along he was foolen' his time nwy
with glas bottle and acids aud sich
things. The next thing we kuowed
there was a sign ntnck up ou the tele
grupli office "William Harris, Assayer.
Waal, we all lynched t the telegraph
oporator sctten" up In a trade at which
there wnsn't nTb"n' to do.
"One evencn' I see a gang around Bll
ly Harris n iruyeii him, xnd I went to
find out. what they was given him. It
turned out that they h;d put up a job
on hhn by chlpp off a pleee of his
own doorstop and give it to him to
assay. Billy hnd reported that It as
s?tyii $lfi to the ton. They was laugh
en at blm and pokeu' fun at liim till
the poor feller was ready to have the
ground- oimi and swaller hlni. Only
one (in 'm didn't Jeer, and he tole hi in
that he hud a job o' dlggen' h founda
tlon for a cabin he'd give him which
he'd letter take mid make one deeent
meal for his poor wife and children.
Billy turned away crushed
"Waal, Instead o' goen to work Billy
went to his cabin, where his wife put
her arms around bin neek and comfort
"'How did you happen to uiuke such
a blunder, Billy V she naked
'Dumio,' says Billy.
" 'Well, mebbe you'd lietter go over
your work and see.'
"So Billy he goes to his telegraph of
fice ami work 4 till late, then goes home
and tell.- hia wife he eau't find no mis
take; that the devil must ha' got Iuto
his Itottles and done all the mischief.
The woman didn't say notheu" then
only fer Billy to go to sleep and he'd
find his mistake the next mornen'
"The fud thing Billy does the next
day i to go up to the cliff up there,
where be kuowed all the sloue used
here come from, and chips off a piece
o the rock. He takes it to his office
and puts on the acids and things aud
gits the same result as afore. Then he
goes home and tells his wife that he
hain't made no mistake at all. aud the
second assay was better'n the fust,
senee it give ."00 to the ton.
"Waal, without sayen notheu' to no
tHMly Billy took the pieces o' stone to
assnyers and without tellen' 'em where
they come from tole 'em to asay 'ein.
They all give him the same results he
got himself. Billy went home and.
ahetten' himself tip with his wife, tole
her that the cliff was a gold mine and
they was the only people on the earth
that kuowed It.
"While this wsk goen on we was a
guyen' Billy fer all we was wo'th.
Billy didn't say notheu'; lie kep' look
en sorrowful like and hung his head.
Then one day his wife she went away;
and when she come back she brought
her brother, a sleek looken chop with
store clothes on him. He cavorts
around mak-n' trips up to the cliff and
loaden his poekct with chipped ph'ces.
At the same time Billy's telegraph ma
chine was a-clicken' and a cllcken ns
It hadn't never clicked before. The
next thing we kuowed was that the
brother-in Jaw hud tought the cliff, or
a certain part of It. and Billy and his
wife was part owner. Then we be
gan to look at each other and scratch
our heads. There ain't no meaner feel
cn', ttr.inger, than after callen' a feller
a fool to find he's got the drop on y.
We talked the matter over, and some
one of ua hit on the fact that Billy's
doorstep and the cliff was one and the
same thing. Then we aeeu the reason
fer the I lu rrl.-r eople imyen the cliff.
When I mer Billy ag'in, I nays to blm,
says I. 'Billy, what II y' take fer yer
doorstep?' He didn't make no an
swer, but do y know, stranger, that
night the doorstep disappeared, and
the next day a surveyor staked otit
Billy's claim and he and hla brother
in law stood guard over it with guns.
"The next step was the organization
of the Doorstep mine, and it leaked
out that the company had given Billy
f6 per cent of the afork fer the prop
"When Billy got okler and richer,
he elected blmelf president. He's
Ne,p runnen it ever anre, and ifa
bef5 payen hotter and better. One
of his ,girM the raggedest one of the
lot In them times hes lately married
a Brltioh duke and another's goen' to
msrry a prince."
t this point a prosperous looking
man came up to the hotel and the
westerner roe and stood respectfully
waiting for the gentleman to nottoa
him. The latter did no and passed la
aide. Tbat'a him," said the story teller.
"Mr. Harris, president of the Door
tep Gold Mining company."
BAD BLOOD CAUSES!
ANKLES AND LEGS TO SWELL UN
TIL MAN CAN SCARCELY WALK.
Mr. Hoar Suffers for Six Months Be
fore He Finds the Simple Treatment
Which Restores Use of His Limbs.
"People can cure themselves of a
good many common ailments at a very
small cost if they go about it in the right
Wav." sail! Xtr Hiur rfwwitli- "FVir
instance. 1 have just cured myself olj
a very annoying trouble. I might have
begun to treat it sooner, that's all the
mistake I made in the matter. But I
found the root of the difficulty and I
picked out the right remedy without
the aid of a doctor."
"What was the matter with you?"
"It was really all in my blood. I first
felt a twinge in my left foot and ankle
in the middle of last January, following
exposure to cold. I realized I had a
little rheumatism and I knew that real
ly comes from bad blood. Cold simply
develops it. Then my hands and feet
were cold and clammy even in hot
weather, and numb a great part of the
time. I concluded that my biood was
thin and oor and the circulation slug
gish." "Did you do something right away
to improve your blood?"
"No. As long as I could get about
all right, I was careless. But finally
my feet and ankles swelled so badly
that I could oniy tie my shoes half way
up. After that my less swelled terri
hly, until I could walk only a short dis
lance before giving out completely
and if caused mo a great deal of dis
comfort to walk at all. Then I ft
i-omethiug had to he done at once."
"What did you do?"
"It was yetting on toward July then
and I saw that my blood had been get
ting poorer and poorer for six months,
I looked around for the best blood rem
edy that could be found. When I read
of the cures of all kinds of blood dis
eases that had been effected by Dr
Williams' Pink Pills. I was convinced
that they were just the remedy for my
case, aud so it proved. I could see
that they were benefiting me before I
had quite used up the first box. The
improvement was decidedly marked
after I had taken two boxes. T';ee
more boxes restored my hands and
feet and legs to natural color and feel
ing and then I stopped taking medi
cine and have since been perfectly
F. Le Roy Hoar lives at 132 Const i
I ut ion street, Bristol, R. I. Any one
can readily tell for himself when his
blood is thin, by the pallor of his skin
the bloodlessness of his lips and gums
particularly, and he can be certain
that his blood is impure when the
limbs swell and rheumatic aches are
felt. Any one can get convincing evi
dente that Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
have cured anaemia, rheumatism, ery
sipelas and other serious diseases of
the blood by simply writing to the Dr
Williams Medicine company. Schenec
tady, X. Y. Every druggist sells these
famous pills and knows that they de
serve their great reputation as makers
of pure rich blood.
Advertisement for Bids.
Sealed proposals will be received
until 9 o'clock a. m., June 28, 1905, by
the board of local improvements of the
city of Rock Island and state of 1 1 1 i
nois for laying about one mile of brick
pavement on Fourteenth avenue.
Proposals must be accompanied by
a certified check of $1,000, payable to
the city clerk for the use of the said
city of Rock Island. Plans and speci
fications are now on file at the city
clerk's office or the office of the city
engineer. The taard of local Improve
ments reserves the right lo reject any
or all bids. Address proposals to the
Chairman of the Board of Local Im
GEORGE W. McCASKRIN.
A Fearful Fate.
It is a fearful fate to have to endure
the terrible torture of piles. "I can
truthfully say," writes Harry Colson
of Masonville, Iowa, "that for blind
bleeding, itching and protruding piles
Bucklin's Arnica Salve Is the best cure
made." Also best for cuts, burns and
injuries. 25 cents at Hartz & "Ulle-
r. McLean's '
IIVER KIDNEY ILLS.
Your Druggist sells"this famous remedy.
DR0P0S A POSTAL AND WE Will MAIL YOU
$0tWJSSE FOR THESieXASPTtlhill
Th e DrJJLM clean Medicine Co.
St. Louts, Mo. - '
Troct, 2H larhea. Rwk. W laeb.
APPEALS TO A FASTIDIOUS TASTE
OKO. P. l CO.. Mca
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BALTIMORE. NE.W tOP'
NOWHERE CAN THE MOST PAR
TICULAR MAN FIND A FRESHER
OR MORE SATISFYING ASSORT
MENT OF -
SUCH AS FLANNELS, SERGES,
HOMESPUN, WOOL AND SCOTCHES
SUITABLE FOR OUTING OR HOME
WEAR THAN WE ARE SHOWING.
MADE WITH EVERYTHING TO
COUNT FOR STYLE, COOLNESS
GUSTAFSON & IAYES.
Sleeve irons like the above cut
given away with every can of
Bartlett Bros, baking powder.
1818-20 Third Avenue
Chicago. June 2.1. Following are the
market quotations today:
July, M. l ii.
r3V. 52 Vs. 52',.
December, 84. 85V.,
July. 54 54. 5.13.
December. 4ST4. 4. 4S',.
July. 32 Vs. 32 Vi. 32. 32 .
September. SoVa. ?,o, .lO'i, 20.
December. 31 Vs. 31, 314, 31.
July. 12.50, 12.(10. 12.47. 12f0.
September, 12.82. 12.05. 12.80, 12.515.
July, 7.25, 7.27, 7.22. 7.27.
September, 7.45, 7.50, 7.42. 7.50.
July, T.f.0, 7.C7. 7.57, 7.C7.
September. 7.S0, 7.90, 7.77. 7.S7.
Receipts today Wheat. 1- ..m
591; oats, 110. Estimated receipts tr-
morrow wheat, 3; corn, f,::3: oats.
ft"; hogs, 1 3.(too. Hogs. 15,oon; cattle
2.000; sheep. 8.000.
Hog market ooened stronir t r..
higher. Light. 5.10(f5.37: mixed an. I
butchers. 5.1o5.37; good heavy. 4.:o
?i5.40; rough heavy. 4.noftff.o5.
Cattle market opened strong.
Sheep market opened steady.
Hogs at Omaha 11.000; cattle. -
000. Hogs at Kansas City, 5.000; cat
U. S. Yards. 8:40 a. m. Hon market
strong to 5c higher. Light 5.10ft 5.37:
mixed and butchers. 5.10f5.37: nood
heavy, 4.COf5.40; rough heavy, 4.GiTi
Cattle market strong.
Sheep market strong.
Hog market closed steady Light,
5.105.37; mixed and butchers. 5. loft
5.37; good heavy. 4.fiO(&5.4o; rough
Cattle market closed steady
Sheep market closed slow.
If things don't go as far as you think they ought to. Per
haps you are getting an inferior grade of groceries, and
that may account for it; and you are also probably paying
higher prices than you should. If you want to make the
money laid aside for household expenses go farther than it
ever has before, get the best class of groceries at the low
est prices by trading here, for that is the aim of this store
to sell better groceries at a lower price than our competi
tors. Look at these prices:
Fancy dairy butter, lb 17c
C lbs. Head Rice 25c
C salt Mackerel 25c
C cans Oil Sardines 25c
C cans Mustard Sardines.... 25c
C bottles Catsup .k...25c
C cans Cream 25c
6 pkgs. Gold Dust 25c
10 bars D. C. Soap 25c
3 cans Table Syrup 25c
3 cans tall Salmon 25c
3 lbs. Cakes 25c
8 pkgs. Tooth Picks 25c
8 sacks Salt 25c
1 lb. N. J. Tea 25c
2 lbs. Coffee, good 25c
Strictly fresh Eggs, doz. ....15c
Good Corn, per doz 75c
E. J. Peas, per doz ,90c
Yeast Foam, per pkg 3c
Fancy large Olives, quart... 25c
2 large bars Ivory Soap ....15c
2 bars Sapollo 15c
Ammonia, quart bottle 8c
5 lb. can best Baking powder. 50c
3 pkgs. Jcllo 25c
Everything in the line, especially Sugar, Flour, Butter
and Lard, at the lowest bottom prices.
THE ECONOMY GROCERY
1515 SECOND AVENUE.
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Previsions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, June 23. Following are
the wholesale quotations In the local
Provisions and Produce.
Butter Creamery, 19ci22c; dairy,
Eggs Fresh, 14 16c
Live Poultry Spring chickens. 9Vfe
fti 10c per lb., hens. 9c per lb. ducks
910c, turkeys 13c
Vegetables Potatoes, old. 25c; new
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn 4243c, oats 32&33c
Forage Timothy hay $9.f,0Q $10.50,
prairie $8. straw $C0$7.
Wood Hard, per load. $4.50Q$5.00.
Coal Lump, bushel, 13 Q 14c alack,
per bushel, 8 to 9c
Cattle Steers $3.00ftt5.0i
heifers. 2$4; calves, $2015.
4- I"I"1"I-H-K-S .J-H-I-H-M- M"I -I"II-M
r IN COMMEMORATION OF ITS TWENTY FIFTH ANNIVERSARY T
The Book Island Mutual
Building, kan and Savings Association!
Invites Subscriptions to its 93d series of stock as a testimonial of .J
appreciation of the public service heretofore rendered in providing ov- f
cr sixteen hundred citizens with homes and as a pledge of coopera
tion on the part of investors In an effort to meet the present pressing
demands for additional homes.
Our conservative plan is to limit loans to small amounts, with 30
per cent margin, and to local home owners exclusively.
j Earnings 7 per cent on monthly payments. 5 per cent on oald ua !
THE OLDEST 8AVINGS INSTITUTION IN THE CITY.
E. H. GUYER, Secretary.
T Office Mitchell & Lynde Block.
i-:-i"i-i"i-i"i"i"i-ii-:-i-.i..i..i..i..x, ii i..jij,ii..h..t..i-h,
It Eclipses All X
Other kinds of coal on the market
for cook stove or furnace, is the
verdict of ail who have used our
La Salle Third Vein Screen Lump
Coal. It will give more satisfac
tion In use than any coal you can
burn. Iow prices, honest wf ights,
and first class coal and service is
what you will always receive at
MUELLER LUMBER CO. YARD.
They also handle best grades of
Smokeless and Hard Coals.
MUELLER LUMBER CO.,
' H'l t I 1 11 i !1 H-l"H-'"M-l-I-H"H"t'
24th street and 3d arena.