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THE ARGUS, MONDAY. NOVEMBER 5. 1000.
Published Dally and Weekly at 1624
Second avenue. Rock Island. IlL En
tered at the post office as second-class
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Correspondence solicited from every
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his task; who has left the world bet
ter than he found it, whether by an
improved poppy, a perfect poem or a
rescued soul; who has never lacked
appreciation of earth's beauty or failed
to express it; who has always looked
for the best in others and given the
best he had; whose life was an in
spiration; whose memory a benediction."
A STORY IN FOUR LETTERS.
San Francisco News Letter: We
poke fun at the Chinese ideals of medi
cine, but events in Sacramento- prove
that the Mongolians know more than
we give them credit for. For centuries
the Chinese have used cricket stew,
College student sits in bis room
smoking and writing letters.
First letter, Percy Walker to his un
cle, Samuel Walker:
"My Dear Uncle I write this my
fortnightly letter to you to fell you
that I am still doing very well in my
classes studying bard, devoting my
whole time to my college duties. I
Monday, Nov. 5, 1906.
The Way To Mark Your
Ballot Nov. 6.
powdered crickets, essence of cricket haven't missed a lecture so f:ir this
and plain raw crickets for the red uc-1 term. You know. I am very fond of
tion of obesity, as they use frog soup athletics, lr.t remembering your advice
for stomach troubles. Well, in Sacra- to be careful about letting spjrts iu
mcnto it has been noticed that the terfere with my studies I have bung
cats have grown wonderfully thin and up Uie r!U.Uet and the golf stick, con
had no appetites, refusing to be tempt- tcntj UVStf,f w(h , ovcp 1(ooks
ed by cream and other dainties. It ... , , , 4 4, .
, r ,. , t ' It s very hard now that the spring
has been discovered that they have , 3 , ,, .
been feasting on crickets. The insects da'8 ara 011 t() the feIIows Rolufi
have satisfied their appetites, but have out 1,1 flphl costume for pra-.tiee; but.
reduced them to skeletons. The next remembering your valued auvice, i
thing to be put on the market will be I resist the temptation.
a new patent medicine under the name
For Congressman, Fourteenth District, of "Cricketine.
D. W. MATTHEWS.
For Senator, Thirty-third Senatorial
GEORGE It. WHITING.
For Representative. Thirty-third Sena
"Then, too, I have taken advantage
f your warnings about drinking and
smoking. Cold water is good enough
for me, and as for smoking, the smell
of tobacco makes me sick.
"I hope you and my aunt continue in
your usual gooel health and that your
eyesight has improved. Tell Aunt
I am taking nil the
EVERETT U WERTS.
For County Clerk,
For County Treasurer,
Smash the court house ring.
Vote for George R. Whiting for state
Vote for Everett L. Werts for the
Li a ii(l is SecuriU; Now tor Track Fa
cilities. The securing of 50 acres of laud
through the generous proffer and pub
lie spirit of the land syndicate com
posed of the Robinson heirs, the Ho-"Caroline that
seiificld heirs in Rtck Island, and F. I spring medicines she sent me.
Weyerhaeuser of St. Paul, and C. II. really quite fond of the herb ten ami
Deere of Moline, as reported in Satur- the liver mixture is doing wonders for
iay night's Argus, as verified at a me. Tell her that I am heeding her
meeting of the Industrial commission advice not to throw off my overcoat
later in the day, gives to Rock Island too early in the spring and not to ge
one of two essentials to great industri- out on damp ground without my rub-
al development. bers. The mufiier she so kindly sent
It has been conceded for some time me at Christinas time I have worn
that if Rock Island is to grow in the constantly all winter,
matter of factories, the only available "Re assured, my dear uncle, of my
land lay in the west end and the best affection for you and my aunt and be-
of this was in the hands of the syndi- lieve me your devoted nephew,
cate. The acquirement of this tract "PERCY."
was the first essential. The other was Second letter. Percy Walker to his
adequate and competitive track facili fiancee, Miss Ruth Stevens:
ties. Factories hesitate to locate in -Dearest Ruth Have just written
any locality where there is a monopoly uncle, and now comes the delight of
in switching privileges. writiug to you. (Stop till I light a pipe.)
The land has been secured. It has i have to tell you the glorious news
been given to the Industrial commis- that I am first in winter practice in
ki without condition or hampering. tennis and have won a place In the
ine irat-K question nas reaeneci m? universitv crew. I've had more time
IN THE SUBURBS.
Clare and Doranee Patterson spent
Saturday in New Windsor.
Lizzie Fiost was a passenger to
Mrs. .Mary Crosby went to Aledo
Saturday to spend a few days with her
son, Henry and family. .
Mrs. Ben Laughery is visiting
friends in Rock Island this week.
Mrs. W. C. Sample relumed to her
home in Moline Saturday morning'
after a visit with her parents here,'
-Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Phillips.
Dr. Miles spent Tuesday in Gales-'
Mrs. Catherine Troycr. Mrs. Sarah'
Afllli-.. .f T ' - . I T...I .. .I 4 1 '
zo Mueller of Chicago, came Friday
evening for a visit with the Kindle
spcrgors. Theodore ll(aly moved lo Burlington
this week where he has purchased a
Mrs. Vesta Culver and two children,
who have been visiting Mrs. L. I?.
Simms. left Monday evening for their
home in Iowa.
Mrs. I.awson of Cable visited this
week with Mrs. AI Ellis.
N. T. Palmer and wife of Suez, ?pent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. George
John Winn and Charles Evers spent
Sunday in Cable with Sydney Snell.
Mrs. August Hummel spent Sunday
with Rock Island friends.
C. H. Tankinson of Danville arrived
here Wednesday morning for a visit
with her sister, Mrs. J. 15. Longley.
Mrs. .lames Matthews of Chicago
came Friday for a visit with Mr. and
Mrs. Sherman Bahcoek.
T. T. Spicer departed Tuesday even
ing for Ridgcway.
Mis. C. A. Wood left for her home
in Rock Island Wednesday after a few
I. & I.
is what Mrs. Lucy
Stovall,of Tilton, Ga
aid after taking
point where tho !., R. I. & N. W., the for
sports this term because I've
Give D. W. Matthews, the farmer can
didate, your vote for congress.
The land for factories is secured.
Now on the switching facilities.
Burlington and Milwaukee have sub- chosen elective studies that don't iu-
mittcd to the Rock Island which en- terfere the lectures, I mean with the
joys the exclusive track privilege in I hours for practice. I am having a
the lower end, a reciprocal agreement. I hard time in the spring examinations
What will romp of this remains tn lie I and for the last week have been
The new factory site has a great ad
vantage in its contiguity and proxim
ity to the river and the Hennepin
'boning' night and day. I hope to
slip through if my ponies don't go
back on me but regret that the con
finement and lack of exercise may
'throw me' in my candidacy for a
place in the football team.
"By the bye, I was forgetting to tell
you that I gave 'a wine in my room
last week, at which two baskets of
county clerk's office. Electa new man tracks havc (o he provided for in champagne were consumed. There
ana a runy competent man m tne per- snm ,hr .vv T,Ilt tIlv n, were twelve of us. eiu-h man drinkin
Well, the election is nearly over
Despite the fact that it is an off year, canaj
it nearly woke some people up. thprp . . . . f .
too. If the railroads fail to reach an
Terminate the 4G-year rule in the agreement anions themselves thP
son of Frank Gustafson.
land they will come, and that soon.
Elect Cornelius Donovan sheriff. He
is a plain, working man and not fond
of show. But he has the goods to make j
a good official, nevertheless.
Consider the personnel of the candi
dates in the selection of county offic
ers. Tho Interest or the taxpayers
should be guarded by competent men
irrespective of politics.
Scatless Street Cars.
It is reported that lyjs Angeles bus
iness men who reside in Pasadina, Cal.,
have petitioned that tho seats be taken
out of the street cars altogether, in or-
two bottles. The gang was too high
mucky muck for pipes, so I bad to bu
a box of cigars. This took my las
dollar, and uncle's next check isn't due
for two weeks. I wish I dared ask the
old rooster for an extra. He'd send It
quick enough, but it would give me
away. I'm telling him I have only
term and hash bills to pay, and he
der to provide more standing rtKim. lllT. n1.W!l,w.a ,. tlIo,,: fr f!int
The claim is made that they never can
get a seat anyway, and that the few
seats in the cars make it uncomfort
able to stand.
Rather an unique plan for relief
Competency vs. competency is the from h . t t t
t as I
only issue in the election of a county
treasurer. Both the candidates, Schaf
er and Cox, have been tried. Consider
it as you would a matter pertaining to
bio, but a plan that will hardly prove
feasible. In the first place there are
usually no more than enough seats for
the ladies, but through the lack of
courtesy of some nun, the ladies are
"Mind, sweetheart, when you see un
cle to tell him that I've taken a prize.
It's for singles in tennis, but he'll think
it's for a thesis in Greek. And tell
Aunt Caroline that I've been invited
to take the supcriutemlcncy of the
Sunday school at the .Third Presby
lermu eUurcti. ' Vney'll consider nie too
modest to write them these things and
will think all the more of them com
ing from you. Goodby, lovey. With
sometimes not permitted to sit down, a billion kisses, your loving
What is needed where seats arc sol "PERCY.
scarce as complained of in Pasadina Enter a gang of students to discuss
The land having been secured
through the liberal spirit of those in
terested in the syndicate, the track lis more cars rather than less seats. In- the makeup of the baseball team for
question remains the sole obstacle to I eidentally the cars in service in the
Rock Island's industrial progress,
must be solved.
It I average city are to small for practi
cal use, this being obviated in most of
the larger cities where not, only are
more cars put on, but cars that are
However, if Pasadina tries an experi
ment with seatless street cars, the re
sult will be watched with interest.
Admiral Sir Edward Fremantle. who
entered the British navy in 1810. when
13 years old. has been publishing some
of his experiences and observations.
He agrees emphatically with President
Roosevelt that "the naval officer of the
i ui urn must oe a ngnung engineer."! Poinon Srrnpnti.
and he tlrnks that this view is shared All poisonous serpents have movable
by the British admiralty. The admiral fangs, which are found in the upper
also says: "In the present age we arc Jaw and when not In use close up like
so entirely dependent on mechanical the Made of a penknife. The fang is
science that it is essential that our of- provided with a duct leading to the
ficers and men should learn to 'grease poison sac, and the virus is ejected
and gauge' with the engineers if they! through this duct by pressure. At the
are to be capable seamen.
Cleveland Plain Dealer: The decis
ive result of two successful general
elections in France, the "safety and
sanity" displayed by French states
men in dealing with really threatening
questions of foreign policy, the firm
and at times brutal enforcement of the
law aimed at the religious, associations,
all this and much more has contributed
bo largely of late to confidence in the
stability of the French government
base of every poison fang there arc
numerous germs of others, and the
fang broken or lost is replaced In a
few weeks by the growth of another.
How you squirmed to es
cape a dose of cod liver oil.
the coming season. When they leave
tin letter writer is about to leave
when, seeing his letters, he puts them
in envelopes r.nd hurriedly addresses
them. Then he runs after the athletes.
Third letter, Miss Ruth Stevens to
"Deare?t Percy You naughty boy!
You have sent nie by mistake a letter
to your uucle. (Great Scott. I must
have sent her letter to uncle!) Oh,
how I laughed when I read it! (For
heaven's sake, it's no laughing mnt-
ter!t You ought to be ashamed of
yourself. You 'devoting your whole
time to your studies! Ccld water
good enough for you! 'The smell of
tobacco makes you sick!' Then those
'spring medicines' your aunt sent you.
You l;n:)v you never wear nn overcoat
or rubbers and seldom a hat.
I think you'd better go back to
school and learn to write. It was all
I could da to read your letter. You
must be more careful. Some day
you'll be sending one of your letters to
me to your uncle."
Soliloquy: That's just what I have
done. Ruin stares me in jthe face.
Uncle will stop the funds, and I'll have
to leave college. And that when I've
just got where I wanted to get ou the
ported from Russia.
That was years ago.
Now children and elrlerlv 1 . ....... ,
and institutions that a cabinet change 4.iflTfrJ J 7 ' ""'
in Paris now arouses little more ap- lks take VINOL. go to some sweatshop or other, where
prehension than would be caused by a VlIlOl IS a real COd liver A ""L nngenn
ifiVS! Preparation With the USe-l Fourth letter. Samuel Walker to his
less ou xaKen . oux ionic v"
ntAfA Dear Percy Yours of the th inst.
iron aaaeu. received. Your handwriting is so bad
Bessie A. Stanley of Lincoln. Kan., lhat'S WHV VlIlOl restores that I can't read it. I suppose it is a
has won a $250 prize by giving a clever riPflltri and rrpatP5 itrfnfrth request for money, so I inclose a check
definition of "what constitutes sue- aitn ailQ CreaieS Sirengxn. forJW00 Your affectionate UNCLE,
cess." It is as follows: "He has VlIlOl tastes gOOd, and IS a "P. S. Don't go out of your room if
achieved success who has lived well, great improvement On Old- Tou can he,P lt oa tnese damp spring
laughed often and loved much; who fahrntr rnd liwr nil nnA mornlnS- There is a great deal of
ias gained the trust of pure women IaSni0nea C0a HVci OU dllu jmeuuiouia about."
ami tne love or little children; wlol , aomoquy: iy munuer: w uai an ea- i
has filled his niche and accomplished! H. O. ROLFS, Harper House Pharmacy jrap' HOWARD B. TURNER. I
stored to perfect
health by this rem
edy. YOU may be
well if you will take
nearly all the sick
ness that women
have. It deprives the system of nourish
ment and the delicate organs peculiar to
women suffer weaken, and become
enables the stomach and digestive organs
to digest and assimilate all of the whole
some food that may be eaten. It nourishes
the body, and rebuilds the weak organs,
restoring health and strength. Kodol cures
indigestion, constipation, dyspepsia, sour
risings, belching.heartburn and all stomach
Digests Wriat You Eat
Oi" (55 artists will ivo
on the 5:(0 and 7:0U i.
fe a i
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A saving of fuel means a saving
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Our strong claims for
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demand close investigation. Wo court
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a Others try to imitate Mn.ttTmt
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Genuine JomralM bear the trademurk printed rViytm
herewith. Buy from us and you run 09 't
rlrk cf Kettinu imitations. ' . '-.' '
Dollar bottU holds 2
tlmas mncb tho
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SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
days' vihit with her parents, Mr. ami
Mm. T. It; Holt.
Tin: Hpworlh leHKiie s;ive a ociah!i
at the home of John MeKiunou Tues
day evening, cntei taining a large
.Mrs. N. A. Mitchell ami daughter
it i t Wednesday for their future lrtnne
in Manitou. Col.
Mrs. Wliite and daughters, Helle and
Aura, residents of Hock Island for t ho
past year, are occupying the Mitchell
property, making this place their fu
Kthti Cooper came Wednesday even
ing to attend the party given at Lung
Kthel Hicc entertained a number of
her school friends Wednesday evening
at a taffy pull -at her home.
Mis .Tohn Graham was a passenger
to Caleshurg Thursday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Holiert Taylor attend
ed the wedding of Henry Taylor in
Hock Island Wednesday.
Miss Amelia Miles of Virginia Ciiy,
arrived here Tuesday evening for an
extended visit with her brother, Walter.
.lames I' nend has purchased the
bakery of J. W. Krazelle. which bus
iness lie will eoni'mu! with his candy
Charles Toe was a business caller in
A DOLLAR IN THE BEGINNING DOES NOT COUNT
AS MUCH AS TWO DOLLARS SAVED IN THE END.
THE STOVE THAT SAVES DOLLARS IN FUEL
THAT SAVES DOLLARS IN REPAIRS THAT GIVES
YOU GENERAL AND ETERNAL SATISFACTION, IS
CHEAPER IN THE END THAN ANY OTHER, NO MAT
TER HOW LOW THERICE.
IIeni -Myers'-& 'Company
'inn- daily M iviee of this popular
111 til M'USOI).
It is contemplated to v
train on Nov. 11, !!";, for I lie
We take pleasure iufannoi ';'-itig that it will lie composed
of entirely new eiuiiinient t hioii.i;liout the latest d'vigns
from l'ulliiiaii shops, including many new features,
Mission style dining cars, stateroom and drawing room
sleeping cars, and new unique luiffet-ohsi rvat ion e at s
also finished in Mission style.
Daily from Cliie-ago, St. Louis and Kansas City to
Lo:; Angelas, Santa lkiM .-t and San l-'taiu i co.
A (juality train for the "iu.ilii.
VOL' plan to try it this season?
F. II. plumMer, c. p. a.
Hock Inland, III,
33 per cent of heating power in
soft ceal is wasted in oilier heaters
by being permitted to pass, up
through the chimney as gas, smoke
and soot. This is saved in a Buck's
Hot Blast. Figure what this saving
means. A Buck's Hot Blast actu
ally pays for itself.
We have Hot Blast Stoves
aslo-was SlLf 0
BUFFETS. We ate show
ing the greatest line and giv
ing the biggest values in buf
fets ever offered in this part
of tho country.
We have just received a beau
tiful line of early English
Buffets, prices up
A fine genuine quarter-sawed
oak, "golden finish," highly
polished, has large mirror in
back, has one elrawer lined:
is a regular $23.00 buffet;
'it ' i
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MORRIS CHAIRS. Newest designs,
latest Improvrments, at prices lower
than ever be fore. We are offering the
greatest values ever offered in Morris
Chairs. You can not fully appreciate
tho values we are giving unless you
look euir line over carefully and ceim
pare them with Morris Chairs that oth
ers ask frenn 10 to 2.1 per ee nt more for.
We have a beautiful solid golden eiak
Morris Chair, with heavy frame, beau
tifully carve el; can be adjustrel to feiur
different positions; covered in good
grade eif imitation bather; has spring
seat and heavily padded back; a reg
ular $9 value; similar to
cut; our price "TJV
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To introduce our three new ranges,
the Dinner Bell, New Age, and Karly
Meal, all steel ranges, we have cut the
price so low that you can not possibly
afford to miss this opportunity to get
a first class range at a price that will
positively surprise you. These ranges
are made specially for us, everyone
has our name cast in tho stove,
which Is a guarantee- of first class
Our Dinner Bell, price
Our New Age, price ..
Our Early Meal, price S39.7r
Corner Sixteenth Street end Second Ave n vie.
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