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THE ARGUS. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18. 190G.
Published Daily and Weekly at 1624
Second avenue. Rock Island. 11L En
tered at the postofflce as second-clas3
By THE J. W. POTTER CO.
TERMS Dally. 10 cents per week
Weekly, $1 per year In advance.
All communications of argumentative
overhearing the last remark, excitedly
asked: "Who pitched for Brooklyn.'
Aa to New States.
Some people are under the Impres
sion that when the territories of Okla
homa. Indian Territory, New Mexico,
and Arizona are admitted as states
either consolidated or singly, there
will be no more new states, unless
character, political or religious, must home of "our Island possessions" are
aumiutu. dul uieie may ue social
I r A A l- j-v tfi a (vnlnvir r9 c?f o f2 TV' J f ll .
No such articles will be printed I "u l" l"c t"la' VL
out annexing any new iana or caning
upon the islands of the seas to fur
nish them. The treaty through which
have real name attached for publica
over fictitious signatures.
Correspondence solicited from every
township In Rock Island county.
fy TRAgE5jp COUNCIL.
Thursday. Oct. 18, 1906.
Texas was added to the United States
provides that four states may be carv
ed from it at the pleasure of the "Lone
Star" state. Then, the announcement
is made that the northern peninsula of
Michigan is contemplating a Repara
tion from the southern ( peninsula and
making an application for admission
as an independent state.
The agitation of the division
vmo for fltnpss in thp democratic
..mr ..n,n.ito tht eountv will Michigan was initiated in Marquette
be better off.
(Copyright, 90C by Homer Sprague.
'Ilenri Fletcher's ambition was to La
an English swell. As he was saunter
ing across St James park one day,
head up, glass in his eye and his cane
held at the proper angle, some one ran
against him and cried out:
"Dear, dear, me, but what a fortu
nate meeting! "Why, my dear fcllowT
I was just on my way to your club to
hunt you up." . .
The speaker was a young man like
Mr. Fletcher. He was got up after
the sa me pattern.-
"Now, my lord, old boy, those curios
have arrived from Egypt, and my mau
is unpacking them. I want you to see
the collection and .give me your opin
ion. Rather have it than any other
of I man's in England, ye knaw."
tory district will insure plenty of in
Mr. Fletcher saw that the stranger
county, where the candidates for the! had made a mistake, but he blushed
legislature are pledged to the advo- J with pleasure. lie had not only been
cacy of such senaration of the upper I mistaken for an Englishman, but for a
facilities in the tac- peninsula from the mother state. In lord. Instead of explaining the situa
mere size the upper peninsula of tiou he let the other go on with
Michigan compares favorably with I "And you'll give me an hour of your
many eastern states its area of 1C.GG9 I time and an opiniou on my collection?
square milesgiving it a standing be- If you don't fancy it, I'll sell the wbolo
fore Massachusetts. Xew Hampshire. I business at auction. Only a step, ye
Vermont, Xew- Jersey, Connecticut,
Rhode Island. Delaware and Maryland.
Its population is not dense, to be sure,
but it contains all the iron and copper
ranges of Michigan, so that the propos
ed state would be rich in mineral re
sources a consideration which will
doubtless stand in the way of its ad
mission for many years to come.
There are opportunities also for
carving new states out of other states
California, for instance where the
Maxim Gorky, after what he regard
ed as a failure of his efforts to please
Americans, has succeeded by return
ing to Russia.
Was that gambling house raid last
night duo to another instance of "mis
understanding" where the "protec
A member of the Vermont house has
resigned because that body passed a
bill against which he cast the only neg
ative vote. He says he does not want I territory is large and divergent inter
to associate with so many obstinate I csis of "different localities causes fric-
tion that is difficult if not impossible
The Vermont legislature has passed
a law compelling conratious to show
their books when called upon by the
authorities and to show what their
products are made of. Good. It opens
Xew Source of Taper.
A big opportunity for southern farm
ers is offered by the perfection of a
the way for a discovery of the formula uew method of making paper namely,
for making pure Vermont maple sugar. I out of cotton stalks according to Mr.
Frank X. Bauekett, who has an article
The price of silver is higher now on this subject in the Xovember Tech-
than it has been before since 1896. Inical World magazine, entitled "Xew
" The question is under discussion. Source o Paper." According to this
Why Is this so? The answer is situ-1 authority, the practical effect will be to
pie: Because pretty much everything I increase the present value of the cot
else is higher, which is because gold, ton crop of the south by nearly one
in which silver is valued, is far more hundred million of dollars annually.
abundant and cheap.
knaw, but here's a cab."
"I think I should explain to you"
began Mr. Fletcher as the other seized
his arm.- But before be could go fur
ther be was at the door of the cab.
The ride lasted only ten minutes,
and during that time the stranger did
all the talking and flew from one sub
ject to another so rapidly that Mr.
Fletcher had no show to explain
things. The cab rattled up to a fine
mansion, which might have been the
town house of a duke, and arm in arm
the two ascended the steps. An ob
sequious servant admitted them, they
passed upstairs, and two minutes later
Mr. Fletcher found himself - menaced
by a pistol in the hands of the second
man, while the first was saying:
"Be gentle with him, Billy. He's far
from his home and mamma, yon know."
He was ordered to sit down, aud be
sat. His ankles were tied to the chair,
so that he couldn't get up again in a
hurry. A gag was laid on the table at
his elbow. A bottle of wine and a
glass were also placed there. Then the
man with the pistol, who seemed sorry
that there was no occasion to shoot
anybody, withdrew, and the other sat
down and observed:
"My lord, you may call me Jones."
"I'm hanced if I do!" shouted Mr,
Harvey Jordan, president of the South- Fletcher, who was becinninjr to wake
ern Cotton association, declares thatln , iat
the manufacture of paper from fibre "Then call me Brown. It's all the
of the cotton stalk is one of the latest game, tou know. Xow. mv lord"
lam not a lord!"'
new century. For many years expert "There now. Mr. Fletcher, I waut to
inventors have been busily engaged in have a few minutes' conversation with
experimenting with the cotton stalk vou. Owing to certain stock invost-
lu a year Germany had 321 cases of
murricr and manslaiiirhtpr and th
United States 8.97G. In the former l1 mostl Cresting inventions of the
country there was a percentage of
95.15 trials, with convictions; in the
lattpp a nprrpntap nf 1 Anvhodv
browsing around in quest of food for ad reCent deveIPments give assur- ments that were ill advised I am at
,i,ni,t ,:),, , .1.1,. i nun- men, iiitii lauuis are 10 ue re- I mis uiuuieiu iu uui ui ui i-.-v mt-i -
.uvusu. a.j0iii. tannic lino. . I .... , ii.
warueu wun signal success. h'aperj leans can tue neeurui. i yuan ue com
manufactured from the cotton stalk is I polled to ask you for the loan of at
In the first eight months of 1905 our Qf the strongest texture and softest least S5.000. If you cut up nasty the
trans-Facitic trade amounted to $19 ,-1 finish. figures will be doubled
91.041.. In the same period of the! Several plants will be erected durin" I "Then you brought me here in broad
current year we exported to that mar- the next few months in the south daylight to rob me!
ket only S126.G79.9G8 worth of goods, which will h. in full nnoratinn n-ifhin "As you see. No game could 'be
The Japanese victory over Russia in I the next year. Mr. Bauskett's article I safer. Partly furnished bouse to rent.
tne iar east seems to have been a com-lis niiietraroii with ri.nm,iMiAnU ana after' laying my plans i took it
mercial triumph over us as well. photographs showine the machine and Pai1 one-quarter in advance. I
used in this new process of manufac- said Ujins my P,aus- U did uot re"
ouire any great asruieuess. i Knew
State's Attorney Scott has probably turInS Paper.
committed another unpardonable of
fense by descending on a few more
gambling dens last night, for which
act there will go forth another terrific
growl from the source of "protection."
Truth to say, nevertheless, every time
the howl goes up. it contributes to
State's Attorney Scott's vindication.
CATTLE MEN IN A RUCTION
There cropped out in the convention 0f the At
Aberdeen Angus Breeders' Association
Directors Resort to Injunction.
Chicago, Oct. IS. Judge Breutano
has issued an injunction restraining
L. II. Kerrlck and four other directors
your weak point, you see have heard
It discussed in Xew York many a time."
"What do you mean by my weak
point?" asked Mr. Fletcher.
"Wanting to be taken for an It.
When I called you my lord back there
1n the park you just glowed from head
to heel. I've been following you around
for a week.and the plans you have taken
to make an Englishman and a snob out
of yourself have been highly amusing.
f fho Amoriran iiani, a c.ci., u . ""n"o Yon uave convmceu several notei wan
fit St. Louis a narrow disposition ' to ers as50ciation from taking advantage ers that you are a born ass
blame the press for some of the tre- of what is alleged to be an unfair ma-
mendous defalcations in the business I Jrtty m.the directorate and thereby
cf late. In other words the press oustmS tne remaining four directors.
should be muzzled once more while 1 ue complainants are President Good
men in places of great responsibility I win Naperville, 111.; Vice President
and trust rob the depositors of their 1 r ln' mirdan. Iowa: C. E. Marvin,
saviugs. You'll never stop the thief
by stopping the press.
The Xew York papers are quarrel
ling over the chairmen of the republi
can and democratic state committees.
" The democrats
Paynes Depot, Ky.; George Kitchen,
These men charge they have been
informed it is the intention of the de
fendants to be present at a meeting
which was to have taken place yester-
(lnv anil in PViml ttio riotillnna.c! .Vir.
on..n , Ull I " - ' niiu
fe he Abelee; cT Ty aHege
" ,,T , " Tr I 1"S5furane their property will be worthless if
:,T4tT" - v " they are expelled. The defendants
uttUwnners were I. H. Kerrick. Bloomington. Ill
lUC II fj W UC1I1UCI e I If SIHIH I (111 rTTI IA Vt TC. I t n . I
cause he was onrn a mm.nn bimr-P ' c . ' .' IOwa: e?rse Here it is. Will you kindly fill out a
-' Mpvpncnn ir wnrorvi a tt .
on the docks at Buffalo. na,ic t' 'At,- " ,'
fute, Xenia, Ohio.
'You contemptible scoundrel! I'll
make this outrage cost you your liberty
for the next twenty years!" exclaimed
Mr. Fletcher as he tried to rise up and
fell back. A man may be an ass and
yet not a coward.
Gently, my lord." replied Jones-
Brown. "You may have the sense to
see that you are helpless. If you
should make a nuisance of yourself
my man might take It personally. As
I was saying" ,
"I'll never give up a cent!"
"As I was saying, my lord, I have
pressing need of $10,000. The figures
have doubled, you see. As I knew
you wouldn't have that sum In your
pocket I had my man enter your room
at the hotel and. get your check book
It is recalled in the west that Sen-I
ator Thomas H. Benton, in 1S50, intro
duced a bill In the United States sen
ate providing for the construction by
the federal government of a railroad
extending from St. Louis to San Fran
cisco, with branch lines and turnpike
feeders going north and south. Benton
was a Jacksonian and Jeffersonian
democrat, if there was ever one. The
principle of government ownership of
commercial highways did not frighten
him a bit.
becretary Bonaparte's order to
League Island to get the marines to
gether for a Cuban voyage has popu
larized once again the topic of the
naval power of the United States. A
group of cranks on naval warfare were
engaged In a heated discussion of the
Spanish-American -war at the Conti
nental the other night, when one of the
debaters vociferously declaimed that
the. Brooklyn was hit 46 times. It
chanced that a baseball rooter camel
Doctors Believe in it
la hospitals and private practice,
in America and abroad, prominent
Anchor Pain Expeller
as a remedy for Rheumatism,
Gout, Neuralgia, pains in the
chest and limbs.
"DR. RICHTER'S ANCHOR PAIN
EXPELLER has been used as m good
remedy for Rheumatism, Sprains, etc.
with rood results hers as well as io
W. Levin, M.O., 49 E. 7tb SU, N.Y.
Prepared under medical direc
(fioa in accordance With the severe
Uerman law. -
All druggists, 25 and 50 cents.
r. Ad. richter & co.
215 Pnrl Street, New Yerk.
check for the amount named?"
"Xo! You may murder me first!"
"A check for $13,000, my lord.
Henry, you may come in with your
pistol. My lord is inclined-to be a
nuisance. I will give him five minutes
to fill out this check. If be still re
mains" obdurate you may begin firing
at his fingers. Take them one by one.
Help yourself to the wine, my lord."
Mr. Fletcher must be credited with
waiting four minutes before he began
filling out the check, and he was some
what defiant and sarcastic in his re
marks 'as he appended his signature.
Mr. Jones-Brown gave him some fa
therly advice, disappeared with the
check, 'and after keping guard over
him for a couple of hours the man with
the gun stepped Into the next room
and forgot to return. Mr. Fletcher un
tied the hard knots and released him
self and left the house. He did not go
to the police, and he didn't ask report
ers to interview him, and consequently
when the story finally leaked out at
home his f fends could say of him:
Isn't it Queer? Henri had a-nother
chance to make an ass of himself and
didn't take advantage of It!"
Food For Tho
Whole -Grain Preparations Declared
of Greatest Value In Develop-
ment of Body and Hind. ;
' "The growing:- child especially needs
those elements that are found In w'bole
grain preparations," says the- writer of
a recent magazine article on 'The Best
Foods for Growing Children.'
Malta-Vita is the perfect whole
wheat food, rich in every nutritive
element demanded by the body of the
child and just as heaittuul snd
strengthening for the child's parents
and older sisters and brothers. Being
a pure grain product, simply the
whole of the best white wheat and a
little salt, mixed with pure barley
malt extract Malta-Vita supplies the
Doay wun ail tnose xooa elements wnicn
make bone, blood, muscle and brain
and bring perfect health.
Tho malt extract is added after the
wheat has been thoroughly cooked and
steamed and converts the starch of the
wheat Into maltose, or malt sugar,
which Is highly nutritious and easily
assimilated even by very weak stom
achs. Physicians recommend maltose?
ror its strencrth-srivinsr Qualities anu
Malta-Vita is rich in it. After being
treated with the malt extract, the
wheat, rolled Into little wafer flakes.
goes to the ovens, where it is baked
?risp ana brown, delicious beyond de
scription. All grocers, now 10 cents.
The C. M. & St. Paul offers first class
train service to Chicago and Kansas
City, from the tri-cities, sleeping car
reservations made to any point desir-
To points on C. M. & SL P. railway,
every Tuesday, April to December,
1906. Also to Alberta, Manitoba, Mich
igan, Minnesota, North and South Da-
kotas, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Wis
consin homeseekers' territory, every
Tuesday rate: One first class limited
fare plus $2 for the round trip. For
further information call or phone any
C. M. & St. P. ticket office. Both
C. M. &, St. P. Excursion Rates.
Homeseekers' tickets on - sale the
first and third Tuesday in each month
to points in Iowa, Minnesota, North
and South Dakota and to other home
seekers' territory. For further infor
mation phone or call at any C. M. &
SL P. office.
TWICE THE VALUE FOR YOUR MONEY
YOUR. LAST C
27c Per lb.
The - Jardiniere
To Be Given
Is just as the illustration shews, glazed with OR
NAMENTAL RAISED DESIGN WORK. Its val-
uc is worth your purchase alone.
To all purchasers of 50c worth of TEA, COF
FEE, SPICES, EXTRACTS, or BAKING POW
DER. Lovers of house plants should avail them
selves of this rare opportunity.
MOCHA AND JAVA
25c Per lb.
The Great Atlantic H Pacific Tea Co.,
328 Twentieth Street, R.ock Island, 111.
New Phone. 5320.
Old Phone 673.
24th Street. 3d Ave.
COLON A SAND,
8awed Building Stone, Ashlar
and Trimmings a Specialty.
For cheapness, durability and
beauty, excelled by none. This
atone doea not wash or color
the -wall with alkali, etc. Plana';
sent us for estimates will re
ceive careful attention and be
returned at our expense.
Quarries 12 miles from Rock
Island on the C, B. & Q. rail
road. Trains No. 5 and 10 will
stop and let visitors off and on.
Bridge, toae, Cora Crib Block.
mmi Foaadatioa Stoae, mmj .U.
Samples of atone and photos
of buildings can be seen at
Room 12, Mitchell & . Lynda
ARTHUR BURRALL, Mana.tr
. .. Rock Island or Colons, III.
of Reck Island M. W. of A.
You are cordially invited to at
tend the next meeting "of Cedai
camp. No. 27. M. V .of A., Oct.
18, 190U. at Hibernian hail. Dav
enport, Iowa. A large class will
be initiated. Head officers are
invited and expected to attend.
Music and refreshments, and a
good time assured.
OVER ONE THOUSAND MEM
BERS For Cedar Camp, No. 27, M. W. of
A., by Jan. 1, 1907 (Is Our
Just received fresh.
Every box guaran
teed. Try our home
made Peanut, Coco
anut and Taffy
M. V IViON E' V
NEVER RUNS OUT
WHEN IT COMES TO BUYING, SELLING, OR EXCHANGING
SECOND HAND GOODS I STAND ALONE. NOW THEN THE MOST
BEAUTIFUL PART OF MY WHOLE LIFE HAS BEEN TO KEEP
MY WORD. FOR I PLAINLY SEE IT HAS MADE ME MONEY AND
FRIENDS. COME FEARLESSLY AND DEAL WITH ME. AL
THOUGH A CRANK I LOVE TO PLEASE YOU JUST THE SAME.
I ACTUALLY HAVE PEOPLE THAT TRADE IN MY STORE THAT
HATE ME. WHY DO THEY TRADE WITH SUCH A MAN? PURE
AND SIMPLE, THERE NEVER WAS A SPOT LIKE IT, THAT CAR
RIES $10,000 WORTH OF SECOND HAND GOODS. SO NOW
WHEN WE WANT ANYTHING WE WILL ALL GO DOWN TO
JONES' SECOND HANDED STORES. ALL ORDERS PROMPTLY
ATTENDED TO. BOTH PHONES, THE OLD AND THE YOUNG
ONE. I DON'T CARE WHETHER YOU READ THIS AD OR NOT.
I AM STILL THE MEANEST WAN IN TOWN, AND YOU CAN'T
STOP ME FROM WANTING TO BUY YOUR HOUSEHOLD GOODS,
SELL YOU HOUSEHOLD GOODS, STORE YOUR GOODS, AND
MAKE YOU A LOAN ON HOUSEHOLD GOODS. HOUSEHOLD
GOODS SOLD ON PAYMENTS. GOODS SOLD ON COMMISSION.
SO COME AND MAKE JUST ONE LITTLE DEAL WITH ME FOR
A CONVINCER. I THANK XOU FOR READING THIS.
WILL BUY MORTGAGES AND NOTES. MAKE SMALL LOANS
ON REAL ESTATE. OPEN EVENINGS.
JONES, 1623 2d Ave.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
ROCK ISLAND SAVINGS RANK
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
Incorporated Under the State Law. 4 Per Cent Interest Paid on De
posits. Money Loaned on Tcrsonal Collateral or Real Estate Security.
Loaned on Watches. Diamonds and all
other articles of value; also bargains
on all unredeemed goods, at
SIEGEL'S LOAN OFFICE,
112 East Third Street, DAVENPORT.
Phil Mitchell. President.
IL P. Hull, Vice President
P. Greenawalt, Cashier.
Began the business July 2, 1S70,
and occupies S. E. corner of Mitch
ell & Lyndo building.
It. H. Cable,
William If. Dart,
II. P. Hull,
E. W. Hurst,
I a. Simon,
II. S. Cable,
Solicitors Jackson & IIursL
Have you tried it? It is the beat tliinsr on
the market for the pipe. A rare blending
of the finest American and foreign to- :
baccos, In tins 25c and 50c.
jIrcade Cigar S tore
Harper House Block.
Pohn P. Sexton, Prop.
down the lobby at this moment and, J
- , 51. QUAD.
Old Phone North 1575-Y.