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THE rAHGUS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 1,1900.
tee of the Y. M. C. A. The first ses
sion of the class win be held next Sun
day afternoon at 5 o'clock. The religious
work committee convenes tonight at
the association rooms at 7:30 and the
plans for the fall worli in this depart
ment will be completed. G. C. Blaks
lee is chairman.
Next Sunday will be observed as bi
ble rally day and Dr. H. V. Reed, pas
tor of the First Baptist church will ad
dress the meeting.
ARE NOT CAPABLE
to enjoy an excursion and braved the
chilly weather. The boat left Rock Is
land in the morning at 7:15.
AugvisteurieL Business College
BEGINS MONDAY, OCT. 1.
Complete- courses in stenography, typewriting, and bookkeeping are offered, liiendiiig Em
mathematics, law and penmanship.
Activity in Y. M. C. A. Begins
Army Officer Thinks God Never
Intended Cubans to Gov
. Wi'.h Big Meeting of B. G.
W. H. Fay, International Laborers' Or
ganizer, Charged With Embezzle
ment by Local Hod Carriers.
BIBLE CLASSES REORGANIZED
MIXTURE OF TROUBLE MAKERS
Two Classes for Boys and
to Begin Study Next Sunday
With an unusually large attendance
, the li. G. M. club opened the winter
session at the Y. M. C. A. chapel yes
terday afternoon. The interest mani
fested indicates that good work will
be accomplished in this department
tiuriiiir the coininjr winter. I... K. West
and Hope Thompson addressed the
meeting and the singing was in charge
of J. H. Hazard. Mr. Hazard also ren
tiered a solo. .Miss Urace Taylor was
the organist. The organ which is to
he used in the boy's meetings was pur
chased recently by the association
The B. Cm. M. club was organized last
year, the letters of the name standing
for "Boy's Gospel Meeting."
Bible study for the boys will by com
menced next Sunday when two classes
will be organized, the sessions to be
held following the Sunday afternoon
meetings, 'i ne officers of the boy's as
sociation will also be elected at that
time. At the meeting yesterday it was
announced that an entertainment will
be given for the newspaper carriers of
this city, but the date has not been de
Mru'x In mm ltrrcsmis.-M.
The reorganization of the men's
Sunday afternoon bible class took
place yesterday afternoon with 1 pres
ent. H. B. Ilayden was elected leader,
and George Stocker was chosen secre
tary. The plan to be carried out in
this work is the same as last year with
a supper followed by the class work.
The course of lessons adopred is that
approved by the international commit
TO STOP HERE
Agricultural Products of Sun Flower
State to Be Exhibited in Rock
The wheat exhibit special from Kan
sas will arrive in Itock Island tomor
row afternoon at 1:50, and after a
short stay of two hours in this city
will go to Moline. The train will leave
Moline for Chicago Wednesday morn
ing at C:2o. The special is composed
of about 15 cars, including a special
car for exhibits of other agricultural
products and also a car carrying 20
people who are in charge of the train.
The exhibit represents the entire
state and will be one of great interest
because of the facilities for agriculture
in Kansas and the abundance of crops
this year. The train has been on the
way to Chicago from Dodge City. Kan.,
for several weeks, stopping at the im
portant cities. The residents of Kan
sas are taking this method to bring
the opportunities of that state before;
Says People Are Ignorant and
Offended Troops on Is'and
When a horse is so overworked it
lies down and in other ways declares
inability to go further, you would con
sider it criminal to use force. Many
a man eif humane impulses, who would
not willingly harm a kitten, is guilty
of cruelty where his own stomach is
concerned. Overdriven, overworked.
when what it needs is something that
will digest the fexxl eaten and help the
stomach to recuperate. Something like
Kodol for Dyspepsia that is sold by all
"God Almighty never intended that
Cuba should be a free country and
governed by her own people" said an
army officer who was in Rock Island
recently on a visit. "I believe they are
not capable, first, because of their ig
norance, and secondly, because of the
fact that they are the most easily of
fended class of people that I have ever
had to deal with. If the government
was in control of one party their rivals
for power would be greatly crushed
and in the course of events would stir
up a revolution. That is the kind of
people that inhabit Cuba."
'iiIiiun Are Spoiled.
Continuing, he said. "In my experi
ence with natives of Cuba. 1 have
learned that they take offense very
easily, and it takes but perhaps a
slight remark to cause no end of trou
ble. The same is true of the Philip
nines. The inhabitants of these two
islands are made up of a varied class
of nationalities. Indian, negro. Spanish
and Mexican blood mixed often times,
and their makeup speaks for itself in
the wav of trouble making. Liberty
will do in America, but we have spoil
ed the Cubans by talking liberty to
"The way to solve the problem is to
nlace troops on the island to maintain
order and keep the natives
IN THE CHURCHES.
A. Puzzle and Prize For
Those Who Are Wise.
Under the above heading The Argus will offer each week a puzzle
contest. This week's puzzle is to answer correctly eight questions
concerning the advertisements in The Argus on the following
To the person who first answers correctly or nearest so the ques
tions printed below, a cash prize of $2 will be given.
To the person who furnishes the next best list of answers a cash
phze of $1 will be given.
This contest opens Monday, Oct. 1, and closes Monday, Oct. 8.
All answers must reach The Argus office by mail or otherwise not
later than 7 o'clock Monday morning, Oct. 8.
All answers must contain full name and address of the contestant.
Answers must be placed in an envelope and addressed to Puzzle
Editor, The Argus.
This contest includes only what is known as display ads. In oth
er words the small advertisements known as want ads, and others
printed in the want ad columns are not included.
THE EIGHT QUESTIONS.
1 In which advertisement does the following sentence appear?
'Give us your next order."
advertisement -mentions daily wagons to Davenport and Mo-
Broadway Presbyterian Church.
Prayer services will be held Tuesday
evening at South Park chapel and Wed
nesday evening in the church.
The Ladies' Aid society will meet
Thursday afternoon at 2 ::. o'clock at
the home of Mrs. leiuis A. Schmidt, s:!!t
The Young People's society will give
a sociable at the home of William Keck,
S17 Twenty-third street. Friday even
ing. The Juniors meet Friday at 1 o'clock
in the primary room.
Central Presbyterian. The Wednes
day evening meeting will be prepara
tory service's for holy communion next
Grace Lutheran. The Acme society
meets this evening with Miss Klla Dan
ielson, 111 Fifth avenue, Moline.
The Ladies' Aid society will meet
Friday afternoon with Mrs. John Smith
The. confirmation class meets Satur
day afternoon at 2 o'clock in the lecture
Thursday, Oct. 11. the Forward so
ciety will give a coffee in the church.
3 How many different advertise ments in Friday's paper of this week
4 Which advertisement in Wednesday's
the greatest number of words?
issue of this week contains
5 What advertisement this week occupies double the amount of space
on Thursday that it does on Wednesday?
6 What advertisement mentions that the business was established in
sentence appear this
7 In which advertisement does the following
weeur "tseautirui styles now arriving."
8 Give the total number of display advertisements appearing in Fri
day's paper of this week.
Rock Island, Oct. .... 1'JOU.
My answer to the above iptestions are as follows:
First Baptist. Prayer meeting will
held Wednesday evening.
Thursday evening at S o'clock a re
ception will be given in the church for
Miss Maude Mabie. superintendent of
the primary department, by the Sunday
school. This will be in the nature of
a farewell for Miss Mabie. who h;aves
shortly for California to make1 her home
The Ladies' Mission society will meet
in the church parlors Friday afternoon
at ?, o'clock.
Trinity Episcopal. Trinity guild will
meet in the choir room Wednesday af
ternoon at 2 o'clock.
St. Margaret's guild will meet with
Mrs. lAuis Weltner. 525 Eleventh
street. Thursday afternoon at i
Mrs. II. P. Custer. 917 Sixth avenue,
will entertain the Woman's Auxiliary
Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
The vestry will meet at the rectory
Thursday evening at 8 o'clock.
First Methodist. The Home Mission
ary society meets today with Miss Nora
Frick. 828 Nineteenth street. The topic
The Epworth League will hold th
annual election or officers for the en
suing year tomorrow evening. "
Prayer meeting and Sunday school
teachers' meeting Will he held Wednes
Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock
I he Ladies' Aid society will hold work
meetings at the home of Mrs. W. T.
Magill. 715 Twentieth street, and Mrs.
Sweeney, 1000 Second avenue. The
meetings are preparatory to the annual
linen sale to be held in November at
fhe home of Mrs. J. F. Robinson.
Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock the Wo
man s foreign Mission society will
meet at the home of Mrs. L. C. Daugh
trty, 11 38 Second avenue.
Friday evening Miss Iva Pearce will
give an evening of readings In the
church, under the auspices of the
Daughters of the Covenant.
W. II. Fay. an organizer of the Inter
national Laborers' union, was arrested
in Davenport Saturday afternoon, and
brought to Rock Island, where he was
arraigned before Jutice D. R. McFat
lane on a charge" of appropriating for
his own use $21 of the funds of the
Hod Carriers' union. No. 327 of this
city, which he recently organized here.
He admitted taking the money ami
spending it for his own use, but prom
ised to make good the amount. He
was bound over to the grand jury un
der $300 bond, in default of which he
went to jail It seems that in the
course of the organization of the union
here some months ago. Fay collected
about $21. He was asked repeatedly
for a settlement with the union, ami he
having failed to render an accounting,
a warrant was sworn out by members
of the union, June 11.
The rales of tuition are the- lowest ever offered by a first class school.
Tuition for 6 months (24 weeks) $18.00
Tuition for 3 months (12 weeks) 10.00
Tuition per week 1.00
fwo hour recitations three evenings per week. Investigate and be convinced ii;it Auustana is
Can you win? You realize that to
win in anything these days, requires
strength with mind and body in tune.
A man or woman with disordered di
gestive organs is not in shape for a
day's work or a day's play. How can
they expect to win? Kodol for Dyspep
sia contains the digestive juices eif a
healthy stomach and will put your
stomach in shape to perform its im
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and brain with strength building blood.
Digests what you eat, relieves indiges
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tion of the heart and "constipation.
Sold by all druggists.
GREAT RECORD OF
COL. E. A. GARLINQTON
Army Officer in Whom Rock Island
Interested Gets Rare Distinction.
Like his bcother-m-law, ileneral J.
Franklin P.ell. Colonel E. A. Carling
ton, the new inspector general of the
army, has made a gallant record. Les
lie's Weekly has this to say in connec
tion with his recent advancMiieii; :
"Colonel Finest A. Carlingion, who
is to be the new inspe-cior general of
the army, is a young olilei-r with an
exceptionally long and good reeonl.
When he was graduated from We-t
Point, the rumor of the Custer masa
ere1 had reached the east. (Sarlington
asked for and obtained his commission
as second lieutenant in the 7t!i caval
ry. Ref'ore he re-ached his post he was
a fiist lie-utenant . He did admirable
EXPERT MAKES REPORT ON PASS LAW:
RADICAL CHANGES AFFECTING TRAVEL
MANY HADE THE TRIP
Chilly, Weather Did Not Prevent Good
Patronage of Columbia's Excursion.
The excursion to Burlington on Hie
steamer Columbia yesterday was well
patronized notwithstanding the unfav
orable weather " for a river trip. A
rriiu'il .if ''1iil i...iiilk fr.irt-i ttLk tir..w
toek advantage of the last opportunity
J. C. Stubbs. chairman of trie execu
tive officers' committee, appointod
about two months ago by all the rail
roads in the country west of Chicago
to study the doubtful points in the
new rate law and to secure the ad
vice of counsel regarding them, has
completed the preparation of the' com
mittees "report on passenger matters.
The re-port, which takes the form of
answer to questions propoimileel by
the various railway companies, deals
with almost eve ry phase of passenger
transportation under the new law and
especially with the questions which
have been raised relative to granting
reduced rates and free transportation.
The report has not t lio authority of a
ruling by the interstate? commerce
commission, but as in getting it ready
the committee not only consulted with
the iuest eminent legal counsel, but
also get informally the views of the
commission, and as it will serve as a
guide to all the roads, both east and
west, until rulings upon the matters it
deals with shall be made formally by
the commission, it is regardeel as ono
of the most important documents deal
ing with the new rate law which have
yet been prepared. A similar report
em freight matters will be made later
by the same committee.
I'nrlN iif ltMrl.
The report, which is addressed lo
James Chariton, chairman of th'
Transcontinental Passenger associa
tion and is signed by Mr. Stubbs, is in
part as follows:
"Land and Immigration Agents.
Free transportation cannot be? given
land and immigration agents unless
they are employes in such sense that
the carriers legally could give them
transportation as a pass or gratuity.
"Land Seekers and Settlers. There
is no authority in law for making low
er rates to land seekers and settlers
than for other travelers."
This seems to knock out the "home
seekers" excursions which the west
ern lines all have been running for
"Issue of Transportation in Payment
for Advertising. The law cemiimttee
advised this cannot be done. It is gen
erally accepted, however, that carriers
may carry an open account with pub
lishers and that publishers may cany
an open account with carriers for ad
vertising, and that these accounts can
be balanced periodically. The bal
whatever it may be, must be paid in
cash. The transact km must be devoid
of previous agreement that the service
done by either party for the other is
to be? paid for in any other way than
by cash. ....
The committee holds that railway
companies operating their own sleep
ing cars must publish and file their
sleeping car rates. It does not believe
baggage and transfer companies come;
within the term "common carriers.'
and are thereby made amenable to the
act. although the matter is open to
It holds that the except in of rail
way mail service employes, postofflce
inspectors, customs inspectors, immi
gration inspectors, newsboys on trains.
baggage agents and managers of sol
diers' homes from the free pass prohi
bition permits them to be hauled on
personal and individual account as
well as while on duty. Special reduced
rates may be made for federal and
state troops and officers and employes
of the United States geological survey
and reclamation service, in the future
as in t he past.
Dwrtnra Are L0sriui(.
The words of the law excepting "in
mates of hospital and charitable and
ellemosynary institutions and persons;
engaged in charitable and missionary1
work" from the free- pass prohibition
are he-Id not to apply to doctors, nurses
and oih?r employe's.
Nuns, sisters of charity, missionaries,
c va r.ge-1 ist s. national or state officers eif
t cache i s
, oftici i s of
unlet is of
ie iigieuis organizations,
pupils in Indian schools
Salvation arniv. and Vo
erica, etc.. it is belt!, may be given lice
Special tates for theatrical con:pai;
ies. base bail clubs, etc... are held to be
discriminatory "Tl"ev should Im iak n
care of unde r the party rate- laws." i:e
report says. Special raies for army
and navy e!!ieeis and their families,
which always have been made in the
past, are he-Id unlawful for the same
Regarding the inie-rehange of trans
port ai ion by common carriers for the
use of officers and employe's and their
interchange may be made wish sleep
ing car. express and steamship com
panies, but not with tele-graph, and tele-phone
Contrary to the opinion which has
bct-n held and acted i:;i. n by many
passenger men. the- committee
thai lime limits em tie-i;ets may
teneieu on account ol sie Kne
utner good cause n i ae ae-non
in good faith.
It is he-Id that free- t ransport at iein
may not be issued! te) members of rail
road employes unions who are not in
the- employe ed the railroad company.
work in the cold Dakotas. and in lss'I
was se ie-cted by Secretary Lincoln to
bad the rel'ef e.xpedit ion of that sum
mer in search of (lieely. With con
sistent fatuity his superiors n fus.
him to supcrinte-nd th- load
-hip which wa.s fitting out at
.lolins. so Dial his firearms were unde-r
the- re st of tin- e-rrgo. As h wi ;-. t
lioltl). pushing ejn in eibi:liel)Ce to his
orde-rs. h and Lieutenant C.dwell. his
asseic-iate fre.m the navv. now in ei:n
mr.nd of the Denve r at Havana, use d
tei look at the sky through tin seam of
the be-ats which had bee n furnishe'd
them for possible r treat. When his
ship was finally pinched in the iee- mid
lit'i nei guns with which tei
game- eif Ike regiein, but he
il in those- leakv boats re'-
trtated mote- than ,-,ix hundred miles,
live! per force- em tin- pleivli-ieiJl ivhich
til y had e::c!ie-d for ('ite e-ly and his
men, and bioagii! back every man eif
tin- expe-dii ion aiive- and in gejod health.
If was a famou- re tre at, and establish
ed I Ik Mpuiaiiejii :f the- young edlie-e-r
who is now te fill one of th- iimi.- i im
peaiuiit places in the- military servhe.''
lioih (oneial Hell ami Ceilone-1 Car
lingK.ii are siins-in-Iaw eif Captain ami
.Ml.-:. T. .1. Haloid eif this citv.
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