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THE ARGUS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1900.
Published Dally ana Weekly at 1624
Second avenue. Rock Island, 111. (En
tered at the postofflce as second-class
By THE J. W. POTTER CO.
TERMS Dally. 10 cents per week.
Weekly. $1 per year in advance.
All communications of argumentative
character, political or religious, must appropriated in ti:nc of peace
California had endorsed such a policy.
Incidentally, also, mention might bo
made of two of the things that congress
did do. but to which the spellbinders
aforesaid never refer:
It passed the Aldrich resolution for,
the protection of the steel trust and
other trusts by requiring all material
and equipment for the Panama canal
to be bought from the trusts.
It approproated more money for the
army and navy than was ever before
have real name attached for publica
tion. No such articles will be printed
over fictitious signatures.
Correspondence solicited from every
township in Rock Island county.
Tuesday, Oct .16, 1906.
Competitive railroad facilities mean
a diversity of industrial interests.
being almost ?175.O0O.OOO
The truth is that congress "stood by
Roosevelt" only in such cases where it
was driven by the force of public opin
ion to the reluctant adoption of demo
cratic policies. In all other cases.
where public opinion was not aroused.
and where the public was not vigilant,
the last congress, like its republican
predecessors for several years past, was
the lax guardian of public interests and
the willing servant of favored interests
seeking to gain or retain special priv
Now that the baseball season is final
ly over, the public may turn its mind
for diversion to football aud other dis
Toe Liibt of Other Days.
Our grandfathers did not have gas,
electricity nor even kerosene with
whic h to illuminate their houses, store
;md shops; but were dependent largely
for their artificial light uion the hum
ble candle. The industry of candle
Wisconsin's agricultural department making was one of the most important
is trying to deodorize limburger cheese, tut tune. The father of Benjamn
Dut isn't that odor its strongest claim rank. in was a tallow chandler, and
on the gourmet's liking? ine ooynoou days of tne great diplomat
statesman, piuiosopner and editor were
employed in assisting his father in dip-
An English physician declares that
ping the caudles that furnished light to
he has discovered a powder which will Le iunabilants of thc ..huI).. am, other
vure u nipcr- ru.na.u S.m puw- Xew Englan(, vlllase8. The tallow can
der will do that if properly placed and dle was a necessity and most cherish
An exchange wants to know what the
women do with all the things they buy
at thc dry goods stores. They general
ly take them back and have them
Japanese children begin to go to
school when 6 years old. During the
first four years they learn Japanese
and Chinese; in the next four years
every child has to learn English.
ea institution in every Household m
those good old days, and its use was
always accompanied by the homely
"snuffer" and tue snuffer tray.
Comparatively few of those living to
day can recall the time when the can
die was an essential article of the home.
And yet it is a fact that among the in
uusiries or mose eariy uays ot our
country which have survived the con
ditions of its times and adapted itself
to present day demands, different in
both kind and volume, is candle mak
lug. bo vastly greater m uronortion
to the population was once the demand
for candles that in this day of cas
The Cuban banker who fled on board
ship from Havana with nearly a mil
lion oi otner peoples money nas not and electricity, it comes as a matter
yet been sighted. But sooner or later of astonishment that the output is now
he will run afoul of the wires or the las large as it is. The fact is, how
wireless. lever, that the candle has never whollv
lost its place in the affections of the
The Council Bluffs Nonpareil tells domestic world, and its place especial
its readers to look out for the "Spor- ly in the household equipments of fash
gvongns Kjoretur" that is to occur ionable life seems both secure and in
lorsang oen mte Oktober, ana adds creasingly popular. In humbler homes
that several special cars have been the candle is more or less a necessity
chartered to accommodate the crowd, yet. while in rural life it is almost in-
It sounds as if they would be needed. I dispensable.
So that while better illumlnants de
Wrosident Fallieres of France has his landing less care have preempted and
vineyards and his wine output, which Practically monopolized the field today.
he sells with a rugged aud honest re. u,e aim even tne cup nas
gard for others in the same business. m Ult race wlucn u seems
He has recently had a number of ex- '"cnneu to oetter. w iui a domestic
travagant offers for his wine provided canines lati jear oi a vauie.
the bottle TrorP label! o that ir iirht S'tu " u excuange, or o...'..',
be known that th wine was from the ine vnnea states managed to export
estate of the French president, but he a,so some I'OLOOO worth. Great Bri-
has refused thpni all savin-- "1 havo taIn at tn sam time exported $3,178.-
cxcellent wine, but
on its merits."
it is for sale only
000. and France $1,218,000 worth. The
remoter parts of the world get the bulk
of these five millions in exports. Por
tugese east Africa, the Canary islands,
China, Cape of Good Hope, Morocco,
Natal, and New Zealand, were all large
buvers: whilo thc West Trwli; Alpvlpn
S"tu iu luabutduu... ii u ilc and Cauada were onerous factors in
less meat Indeed, less of everything. the niarket The officia, figu t
But there are so many otner offenses rel,resent only a portion of tne can(1Ie.
against good physiology more serious making ou(put for home made candles
New York Globe: There isn't much
question that most of us would get
along better if a little more attention
in their results and almost equally prev
alent, that the layman may be excused
for skepticism as to the necessity for
political economists, deserting their
own field to push the cause of the
ehewers. x man who consistently
chews each mouthful of custard 17
times through life may nave a chance
of living to be a 100 a fraction of a
point better than the man who bolts
butter cakes whole, but the latter dur-
in this country alone must amount to a
very considerable figure each year.
So. it will be observed, 'the light of
other days" is still shining and doing
very important work in sheddin
abroad its rays in the dark places of
A Reform in Spelling.
We have been hearing a good deal
Iatelv in rrforf Iirr. In n rpfnrni in ir11.
Ins his shorter earthly sojourn having Ing and some of our highcst citizens
his attention less closely fixed on his favor sanie. Mcn in educational cir
Btomach. may actually do more good in Pips. imwpvr ,i9ip ti.:.t n ,.,i:,r,i-
-I 1.1 11 . 1. 1 1 ... " V..M..W
' worm iuuu cue uuuiaa iiasuiug ma.-lu.ill lie t,,,r(.lk..l
Whether you spell
thc word "cure" with a "c" or "k" does
What Coogreee Did Not Do.
While the "Stand by Roosevelt"
spellbinders are busy directing atten
tion to the excellent record made by
the last congress in those cases where
it enacted democratic policies into law, burn insonmia dyspepsia, lndigestiou,
costlveness, biliousness, chills, colds,
not affect its meaning when used in con
nection with the celebrated family med
icine, Hostetter's Stomach Bitters. For
53 years it has been the most popular
remedy for curing such ailments as
poor appetite, belching, bloating, heart
it might be well to take a look at the
other side of the ledger,
Here, for example, are some of the
things congress did not do:
It did not pass the Tillman bill to
forbid corporation contributions to cam
female ills, general debility or malaria
Every home throughout this land should
adopt it as their family medicine be
cause it is absolutely safe and reliable.
Don't experiment with unknown reme
dies any longer when you can just as
. -i r j a. t if!ii: i. ti a I
it uia not pa me wiiuamb uui re- easily get Hostetter's from any drug-
u 'icing IU3 lann on an arucies protect-1 gjst.
ea Dy auties exceeding iw per cent.
It did not pass thc Philippine tariff
It did not pass the bill providing for
trial by jury in cases of indirect con
tempt in federal court.
It did not pass the bill relating to
hours of labor of railroad employes.
It rejected . the La Follette amend
ment to the railroad rate bill, defining
the liability of employers for injuries
to employes while engaged in the per
formance of duty.
It did not pass the amendment to
the rate bill to provide for excluding
watered stock from the valuation put
upon the railroads by the interstate
commerce' commission in determining
reasonable compensation for capital in
vested. It did not pass the bill to prohibit
judges having a personal interest in
railroad cases from sitting in judgment
in such, cases.
Iltidid not pass the bill removing the
tariff -from building-material for San
Francisco, . though the republicans of
Weaf, Posy CHIren
who hare trouble In getting
about, will be strengthened if you
rub the little backs and legs once
or twice a day with
Anchor Pain Expeller
A great burden is lifted from
mother's mind when this good
old remedy makes their children
lively and strong. Don't be de
ceived by counterfeits.' .The
anchor, our trade mark, is on
every bottle of the genuine.
Sold by all druggists,' 25 aid
F.' AD. RjCHTER & CO.
215 Paarl Stract. Nw Yark.
When I went to the seashore for
August I was completely worn out. " I
had managed a class of flfty children
for ten mouths, excepting holidays,
and never had I encountered so tuurh
mischief. June was a hot mouth, jiud
by the time I had completed the work
attending examinations I was too bro
ken down to get away for a chnuge,
though my salary and my savings were
so small that I could only afford one
mouth's outing, anyway.
I was walking one evening 011 the
beach drinking iu the delicious salt sen
breeze vvheu I met a mau who noticed
me with more apparent Interest than
I usually received from strangers of
Ibe opposite sex. He brought a pair
of fine brown eyes tr bear upon me.
which caused me to lower mine, though
his gaze was perfectly respectful, even
deferential. My Ivief look at him was
only sufficient to tell me that his face
was intellectual and his clothes were
At a short distance from the shore
was a rock on which I would often go
after sunset, sink into a seat worn by
the water and enjoy the waves and
the breeze. I went there oue eveniug.
passing over the narrow strip of sand
that led to it just as the full moon
was rising. For several nights I had
been troubled with wakefulness, and
now, lulled by the plash of the waves
and the sea breeze aud the moonlight
on the water. I fell asleep.
I was awakened by a cold bath. The
tide had riseu. aud a wave higher than
the rest had completely covered the
lower half of my body. 1 looked at the
water; it was all about me. I looked
p at the moon; it stood on the meridi
an. I turned my neud; tne breaker
were on the beach behind me. I was
becoming terror stricken when I saw a
man on the shore making motions to
me. He called to me, teinug me to re
main where I was and be would go to
the inlet near by and fetch a boat. Tew
minutes later I was relieved to hear
the souud of oars and see a row boat
rising and falling with the waves.
When it reached the rock and the oars
man turned his face to me. the moon
struck full upon it. He was the shab
by genteel mau I had passed on the
There was every reason to suppose
that he had saved me from drowning,
for I could not swim, aud since nearly
everr one on shore had gone to bed it
is doubtful if my cries would have been
heard above the noise of the breakers.
Be this as it may. I had had a thrilling
introduction to my rescuer and did not
require him to secure the? good offices
of a mutual friend to make us acquainted.
After that we spout mauy an hour to
gether ou the beach. I tried without
appearing to be inquisitive to discover
his occupation and social stans. but
failed. Though be was nearly forty, he
did not seem to have taken hold of a
career. He disliked money making, but
loved literature, art. science, all that
was ideal and intellectual. I asked
him what career he would choose if he
chose any, and he said he would prefer
that of a gentleman. I sighed, regret
ting that want of energy or purpose
had neutralized his excellent qualities
I cannot think of my action in this
important episode in my life without
88louishmeut. I had believed myself
the most practical woman. I had pitied
those women who had lost their heads
n losing their hearts, and yet I not
only suffered myself to fall in love with
this man. who appeared to drift like n
ship without a rudder, but I permitted
him to make love to me. Shabby as he
was. no woman In her senses would
have formed any other conclusion with
regard to him than that he made a
precarious living by hi wits.
However, the result was the usual re-
ult of infatuation. He said he had an
income of a year, and I earned the
same, vve passed rrom menus 10 iov-
ers and, after many misgivings on uiy
part, to betrothal. One thing he per
suaded me to do that I considered posi
tively rash to be married quietly at
the seashore and return together. I
consented under protest, and we were
On reaching the station to return to
the city my husband put me on a train
going in the opposite direction. I was
terror stricken. I had married n stran
ger, and heaven only knew what he
was going to do with me. He led me
into a private room in a parlor car. I
demanded to know what all this meant,
especially the unwarranted expense.
Easy, sweetheart," he said in his
usual careless way. "Now that you
an't marry me for selfish purposes I
will confess. I am one of those multi
millionaires who have women thrown
t them by the thousands. I went to
the seashore incog, to get away from
them. When I passed you on the beach
it suddenly struck me that you were
the woman I wanted to marry. The
night you went to sleep on the rock I
would give me an opportunity to rescue
you. In this you were very obliging as
well as very stupid.
"My. father started the business that
I now manage, and I have tripled it
6ince his death. I have only one talent
business but I despise it. We are
going home to spend a few months
while I arrange to turn over my duties
to another. Then we will get as far
away from the scramble as possible."
I don't believe one word you say.
You are an impostor. You have de
He burst into a laugh, then drew
forth papers that convinced me of his
Identity. I have been a muipmiiuon
ilress for several years, yet I some
times fancy there's something wrong
that I have been made a victim.
ROSK 1NGEKSOLI.. ,
The Mood of Goldrnrod.
In the moon of golden rod
All the land with langor fills.
Dreamily ih rriekft chir--..
Drowsily the locust whirs,
t Ceaselessly tho katydid.
In the dusky branches hid.
All the nl?ht long shrills and shrills
In the moon of groldenrod.
In the moon of goldcnrod
Every grass blade on the lawns
Bfars Its cobwb streamer fine,
Shimmering ln t'1 hazy shine;
Fairy hammocks, spider spun,
latently swaying In the sun.
Dewdrop Jeweled, grace the dawns
In the moon of goldenrod.
In (he moon of soldrnrod
Orchard branches, laden all.
Droop to touch the orchard grass.
And the harvest winds that pass
Pluck the fruits that mallow I here,
Purple plum and yellorv pear,
Filng: them to the lap of fall.
In the moon of goldenrod.
In the moon nf goldenrod
Palely blu the asters blow:
lb-re end there amid the green
Of the sumac thicket seen.
Autumn's crimson banner lells
That the summer's citadels
Weaken to their overthrow.
In the moon of goldenrod.
Ah. the nionu of goMcnrod!
Butterflies go drifting by
On their gorgeous painted wines.
Lovely, idle, aimless things
Careless they thjit summer goes.
Heedless of impending snows;
Lovers of today a5 I,
In the moon of goldenrod.
-Marian Warner Wildman In Atlantic
Java is very thickly populated, and
cultivation is pushed to au extraordin
ary distance up the steep slopes of the
hills. The plain of I.eles iu the mouth
of July "is one sea of ripe golden rice,
with here and there a village of brown
thatch roofs nestling in a group of
green cocoauut trees." In the middle
of the island white chimnejs of sugar
mills peep above miles and miles of
A HALL OF SHAME.
Beer Is a Food
of High Qualify
It Refreshes and Strengthens the Body
With Fredigested Nourishment.
As a strengthening:, nutritious food.
physicians and scientists now agree
that there is nothing, perhaps, more
beneficial than pure beer. Rich In the
food extractives of malt and the tonic
properties of hops, pure beer nourishes
tne wiiole body.
Many people unable to take solid
food have been built up by Pabst Blue
Ribbon Beer. And it is just as good
for the well as for the sick. Pabst
Blue Ribbon Beer with your meals
tones ip the whole system. Taken in
moderation it cannot have other than
helpful, up-building, si rengt hening ef
fect, free from false stimulation.
Purity and cleanness are essential
for healthful beer, just as they are
essential for any other healthful food.
And purity and cleanness are watch
words in the great Pabst brewery at
Milwaukee. Only the tinest of malt
and hops are used, and the whole Pabst
process is a revelation of scientific
progress, the result. of sixty years' pur
suit of all the best known methods in.
the science of brewing. A most im
portant feature of r the Pabst Brewing
process is the Pabst method of making
malt. It requires eight days and
doubles the expense of the old four-day
method, still used in inanv breweries.
but the eight-day Pabst process is the
only process by which perfect malt,
containing all the nutritions food qual
ities of barley . in predigested form,
can be made.
Absolute cleanliness distinguishes
the entire Pabst process, and the Pabst
Blue Ribbon label is a guarantee of
purity. The name Pabst always stands
for purity, cleanliness and the best
If your food doesn't taste just right,
or if your digestion is a little off," or
your appetite is poor, drink Pabst Bine,
Ribbon beer before or with your inculs.
When Von Take Too Mark la Foud
da l.o They Photograph Von.
Fond du I.ac, Wis., is to have a Hall
of Shame for jags, and if your soul
yearns for fame, if you hanker to have
your face and history become as house
hold words, to be a man of mark and
renown, one of a progressive town's
little band of immortals, come to Fond
clu Ijic and get druuk. Just got drunk
once, and the city authorities will do
the rest, says a Fond du Lac dispatch.
There was a time when a man might
lean 6ver every piece of mahogany in
town that crossed his path and tack
along rejoicing. Now, after bis third
or fourth inspection of glassware and
while he Is pursuing his research, a per
son who speaks softly and carries a
club will accost aud convey him to
the nearest photographer. Instantly
fame comes to the jag hunter, for the
next clay his picture will be on the
wall of every saloon in town and a
full history of bis life and habits in
scribed in the saloon's record of fa
That is the manner In which the city
council of Fond du I.ac, after careful
consideration, has decided to deal with
the man. native or stranger, who can't
take a drink and let it alone. The de
cision was arrived at by the adoption
of a resolution by Alderman W.illiam
Bruett. who discovered that saloon
keepers in one part of the town could
not tell who were the steady patrons
of those in another.
M. LEVY & SON.
Old Phone West 101.
1818-1820 First Ave, Rock Island.
Order a Case for Your Home Today.
The Motor Horn.
The suggestion made the other day
that the motorist, iu the interest of the
public safety, should be deprived 'of
his horn, had something in it of the
quality of paradox, but it is evident
that it also had iu it somelhiug of the
quality of truth, says the Dundee Ad
vertiser. In some places born blowing
by motorists is a nuisance, and speak
ing of it the secretary of the automo
bile club recently said to an interview
er: '"Let me tell you emphatically that
the less horn blowing there is the
more considerate and careful will be
the driving." He also says that there
is far too much blowing of motor
horns and declares himself ready to
undertake a motor journey from the
east end of London to the west end
and not blow the horn ouce. "Of
course.' lie nuis. "I snouui nave 10
slow up, but that really does not mat
ter." In simple fact, the part played
by the horn on many motor cars Is to
transfer all obligation to take care
from the driver to the other person.
laVsMSMkAdnal us a 11 mtm m 1 -
W. '-'-ria jir.-iit.ijxm.T- te-tahjaMMja it - -7-- , .iintf
A Young Mother at 70.
"My mother has suddenly been made
young at 70. Twenty years of intense
suffering from dyspepsia had entirely
disabled her, until six months ago,
when she began taking Electric Bit
ters, which have completely cured her
and restored the strength and activity
she had iu the prime of life." writes
Mrs. W. L. (Jilpatrick. of Danforth,
Me. Greatest restorative medicine on
the globe. Sets stomach, liver ami
Kidneys- right., purifies the blood, and
cures malaria, biliousnescs aud weak
nesses. Wonderful nerve tonic. Price
50c." Guaranteed by Hurtz &. Ullemey
er's drug store.
When a horse is so overworked il
lies clown and in other ways declares
inability to go further, you would con
sider it criminal to use force. Many
a man of 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 food eaten and help the
stomach to recuperate. Something like
Kodol for Dyspepsia that is sold by all
Smartest Styles in Men's
and Women's Fall Clothing
Hundreds of men hundreds of women are
buying Fall Clothing herebecause tbey know
that we sell the Newest Styles and the finest
quality at 20 per cent lower than any other
Credit Store and at just as low a price as
any Cash Store.
Factory to you that's the way we sell
clothing you can get it right now put it
on and wear it and you can pay afterwards
in small weekly or monthly payments just
as you desire.
Ladies' Suits, SK) to $30
Men's Suits, S7 to $20
Boys' Suits. S2 to SIO
Millinery, S2 to $9 ,
Everything in Clothing,
Hats and Shoes for Men,
Women and Children.
The Best $3.50 Shoe
on the Market today.
ORDERS No mailer in hit town
or city you live you can
tuy Silih Clothing lor
Mcn and by mail
on easy payment tcrmt
dirccl from our factory.
Send for Fret Catalogue
and nyle book. Addrett
Heater 6 lescaklMaC.
ractarr . Itdnlif, j. T.
115 W. Second St.
To Help Over the Hard Places.
Has sickness or forced idleness caused you to go in
debt? Has the approaching fall necessitated a larger ex
penditure of cash than you had figured on, causing you to
be temporarily pressed forr money, or have you numerous
outstanding accounts that seem to take all you are able
. Our plan was devised to meet just such conditions.
We'll advance you enough money to clean them all up, then
you'll have the total all in one, on which you can make
large or small monthly payments and have something left
out of your salary to meet other living expenses. This sim
plifies the whole matter and makes it more convenient for
you. We arrange these loans quickly and without publicity
on your furniture, piano, horses, wagons, etc.
Fidelity Loan Co.,
Mitchell & Lynde Block, Room 33.
ROCK ISLAND. ILL.
Office hours 8 a. m. to 6 p. m. and Saturday evening). Telephone
West 614. New Telephone 6011
IF SOMEONE WERE TO MAKE YOU A PRESENT OF TWO TONS OF
GOOD COAL, YOU WOULD THANK HIM FOR IT, WOULD YOU NOT?
IF SOMEONE WOULD TELL YOU HOW TO SAVE TWO TONS OF COAL
FROM YOUR USUAL WINTER'S SUPPLY HE WOULD BE EQUALLY
ENTITLED TO YOUR GRATITUDE WOULD HE NOT? IF WE CAN
HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY OF SHOWING YOU THE BUCK'S HOT
BLAST HEATER, WE CAN SHOW YOU WHERE YOU CAN SAVE AT
LEAST ONE-THIRD OF YOUR WINTER'S COAL BILL. AND WE WON'T
CLAIM YOUR GRATITUDE EITHER, BUT WE DO WANT A CHANCE
"TO PROVE UP." COME INTO OUR STORE TODAY AND LET US
SHOW YOU THIS TRULY MARVELOUS HEATER.
OUR STOCK OF KIIIMTI'KU, CAHPKTS A.I lit; IS
XUW THE FINEST AM I. AIM. EST STOCK IN THIS PAIIT
OF THE COUNTIIY. WE HAVE Jl ST ItECEIVTD A CAU
L.OAU OF BITFETS ANO COMBINATION HOOK CASKS
THE MOST BEAITIFLI. LINE OF WOOIJS WE II AVE EVEK
Corner Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue.
To infnxlucc our throe new range,
the Dinner Hill, Sew Age, and Early
Meal, all steel ranges, we have t ut the
price ko low that you can not jiosxibly
affonl to miss this opportunity to grt
a liiFt cla.stt rane at. a price that will
positively surprise you. These ran Ron
are made specially for Us, everyone
lias our name cast in tho Move,
which is a guarantee of llrst class
Our Dinner Hell, price S26.00
Our New Age. price S33.50
Our Early Meal, price.. 39.75
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