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THE AUG US, THUKSDAT. FKHRTJATCY 14,-1907.
II It I I . It HIM ST. Ill l Iv.
RAISE THE RATES
Railways Conferring Over Re
organization of System of
VASTLY INCREASE INCOME
Declare as Excuse it is Impossible
Othcrw;sa to Get Money for Need
.it e;-::i tug tn ;
I i t ight l iilcs
of the on I in
r.ial.o g-.:r. !'.'!
In in.-; Iht in
OVERCOATS, FULL DRESS
SUITS, TUXEDO COATS AND,
VESTS, FROCK SUITS,
BUSINESS SUITS AND
The only kind for us to make
or ycu to wear, and be well
That's our proposition in a few
Our n.imc on the inside of any
garment made is a-guarantee for
Correct Style, Fit and Material.
Special inducements for orders
E. F. DORN,
1812 Second Ave.
vestcrdav the Eastern Illinois Baseba'
ieague was organized, with I ho electioi
of the following officers:
Presidci.l and Secretary Clunk-:
Wolvart .f Pana.
Treasurer End Moore of Chaile;
Di reel ors-.-Joe Young- and V. A
Walker ;sf Shelby villi, T. .1. Cunning
i.r-m of Taylor vi'le.
A mooting will be held at Shelby
v i 1 1 o next Wednesday, when the guar
antet fund will lie put up. Pana, Tay
iorville-. ShdbyviHe and Ciiarlestoi;
nave .signed. .Vattoon and Centralta
will join at the iiextnieoing.
COLONEL TO INSPECT
I The Best 1
You Can Give fc;
TO PLEASE ALL AT YOUR
VALENTINE PARTY IS SOME y
OF OUR INDIVIDUAL FANCY g
HEART SHAPED CAKES, ICE
CREAM CUPID IN HEART (,
AND ARROW HEART COM- 6
PtETELY DECORATED AND O
PAINTED. THEY ARE VER V q
CALL AND SEE THEM AT O
OUR STORE, OR ELSE, '6
PHONE US YOUR ORDER O
AND WE WILL PROMPTLY
several hundred millions added rev
In Ca:t ago Miiii'i-ii nccs are being
bold between the highest ira Hie men el
:ioih eastern and western roads, with ..
view to eliiiiinai in;.; hundreds of rales
whieh are kr.own as "conunodii y rates."'
and lo compel shippers to submit to
; lie classification lales, which iiie sub--Uniif
The ji! clilliiira i.v woik is being -done
. commit lees r. present ing both se-.-lions
of the country, and the exact
uiii rnii mil of the increases and of ih-
-.et'.eial ISiOVe for more IVVllue will
1:0: lie .nowii until those committee;
make i lit ir icpoi t, wiiicn inav iu:
cone b fore June.
eril (In- lmn-.
The est -ii.' put forward for a gen
( ral inert ase in tales is ilie alleged
ahum fell in Wall street ;iml anion-;
'he stockholders and directors of ill
railroads over the increasing dilllciiliy
:n ot.iiuuinu mom-v wip.i which to
make heeded improvements, build ev
'eli.-ious and ptovide equipment and
facilities for (allying the Hath'- of the
It was stale-! yesterday that inn;' 1
man s. I vm. 'minimi mid oeei appropi-
ated by Iiie railroads for these purpiH
es. but thai it was impossible to lio.i
the securities iii any of the money!
markets of the world.
Accordingly die railway president
and the men who eoutiol the transput
tart n facielies have come lo the con
clusion that the only way to raise the
i.ecossaiv money to join .lie procos-.-ion
and increase the pi ice of wh.-.t
liiey have lo sell, which is transport:!
l Work I'Iiiiik.
The nhoi lor increases is a comprt
Jit -ii.-i vi" one. anl is being worked out
cnreitiiiy o i ih- railroad men. realis
tic have been prepared showing the
tonnage which each commodity pVotlin
esand the total revenue which accrue,
fioni P. If (lie leveiiue dt rived from
my commodity is regarded mail''
oua'e or as t m of propoi i ion. su -h
commodity i veiituaHy will be restore I
to the c'assi ie;i! ion to which it orig
1! n n;;l standard revenue derived
from co:niiiodiies is being judged is
not disclosed, bul i; is staled 1 hat if .1
commodity is not bearing its just pr.?
porlion of the transportation expens-'S
it is liht that the rates on ii should
The pit liminavy work is hoiiu dor."
ey joint. i'ii!iiii!i'ii ,fs appointed by t .10
Wes.eru Trunk Line committee an!
by the Central Freight association.
These run. mil toes are going throng!
the cotniimdify rati s carefully ami art
determining which shall bo increased
Preparatory to Visit of Army Officer
Company A Shoots with Com
pany F March 5.
A communication from the adjutant
general has been received, ordering
Colonel Kittilscn of the Uth regiment.
I. X. (1. to inspect tiie companies of
he logiincnt. preparatory to the in
sptetion by the inspecting officer ot
the United States army, to take place
in March. The inspection necessitates
the counting and cleaning of uniforms,
cleaning of lockers and guns, and plac
ing the headquarters in shape. Com
pany A of this city is to be inspected
by Colonel Kiitilsen next .Monday.
Company F of Moline has sent a
challenge to Company A of this city to
a ride shoot to be held at the -Moline
armory the evening of March 5. and it
has been accepted. Both organizations
have been practicing diligen'ly with
the special lilies for the purpose at
their indoor ranges, ami the outeonu
of the meeting is attracting much in
it rest in military circle?.
Company F has added seven recruits
ami now lias .VI men. Fifty-eight are
necessary to bring the s-rength up to
hu '.required in order for the company
TOOK THE SERIES
Comus Club Wins Two of Three
Games With Davenoort
rOTAL SCORE OF 3,258 PINS
Reimers Wins Individual Honors With
216 in First Game at Harms
At the Hotel Harms bowling allow,
hisl evening, the Counts dub of this
city met a team from the Ccrnian
Howling club of Davenporf in a scries
of three match games. The Comus
?lub won the series by ft:! pins. Th
feature of the evening' wa ; the high
ante of 2K1. rolled by Reimers. It is
probable that another series of games
will be arranged to take place in Dav
enport. Tilt Srrr.
The summary of the games last eve
ning is as follows:
comi s ci. i n.
Kamnieref 111 :!
Newman KIS i:! lit;
L. Moeller 117 Il'." !:!;
W. Moeller !! i:!l .0
I'M Schoede i:::'. 1:11 li'I
L. ileitman 1 1S 127 1 12
RTc inters 21C 117 127
II. Hecker i:'.i; lis I;'!
Total 11". I lu77 ln.'T
CICK.MAN CI. 11!.
.Mod it r i:n l!n 1 V,
V. Wnack I IS ir, i.;r,
II. Ilelmke i:'.2 St 12C
L. Moeller 11'. 11., s!t
H. .Meier !"'. 12i 10s
A. Weise I'.n H2 I .".2
C. Kruhl I 111 n;:t I is
C. Winkclan l '.'i !l it:,
A Word to Money-
THE BUYING OF A CARPET OR RUG IS AN . IMPORTANT .THING
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"WILL IT HARMONIZE .WITH THE OTHER FITTINGS OF THE ROOM ?
"IS IT IN GOOD TASTE?" "ARE THE COLORS AND DESIGN, THE MA
TERIAL AND THE WEAVING ALL THAT THEY SHOULD BE?" THESE
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SHOULD BUY OF US.
123-125 West Third Street,
FURNITURE and CARPET
HUGO KELLY AND
TOM RYAN TO MEET
NEW LEAGUE ORGANISED
Eastern Illinois Circuit Farmed .t
Meeting at Charleston.
1'ana. 111.. Feb. 11. At Chariest ;:i
-upport from the federal
FROM THE DOPE BOX.
Many Swaliii. the loading pitcher of
the Three-ICyo. says he will not report
to Dubuque this season because hi-;
pay has been reduced. Steve Reagan
says he will jump his contract for the
same reason. Following are some of
the new nit n signed by Dub'ique: Rus-
m II Whariy of Toronto. Can.. ut field
er; Arthur Dingeuian. pitcher. las:
year in Southe'ii Michigan league.
binge K. McLaughlin, catcher, from
New York State league; Charles l'aini,
catcher, from Hudson River league;
Conrad (I. I'.eiss.er. outfielder; Arthm
McKee. out fielder, formerly with Rock
fetil. played in Now York State league
in 1 ; r : (iurney. pitcher, played last
s-enson with Danville of the Kitty
league: Omar Prater, pitcher: this wit
he his first year in professional ranks:
be played senn professional in s.outh
trii Illinois towns: Wilber Johnson.
pitcher ami infudder, has played these
positions on tho state university tei;n
and last year played semi professional
ball in western Iowa, his home is in
I'arilcv. Of the old nun Manager
Stark and John Hannah are the only
ones who have signed contracts.
.Hull 1U2.", 1(
WON BY RAMBO
Knoxvillc Man in Close Contest With
O. B. Stahl, Scores Being 337 and
334 in 360.
17K Second Avenue
Both Phones. p
COLON A iAND
Sawed Building Stone, Ashlar
and Trimmings a Specialty.
For cheapness, durability and
beauty, excelled by none. This
stone docs not w?sh or color
the wall with alkali, olc. - Plans
sent uh for estimates will re
ceive careful attention, and be
returned at our expense.
Quarries 12 miles from Rock
Island ou the C, B. & Q. rail
road. Trains No. 5 and 10 will
stop and let vlsitor'tft and on.
Drldire, Stoat-, Corn Crib mocks
art Fonaa'atloB Stoat, aaj !
Samples of stone and photos
of buildings enn be seen at
Room 12, Mitchell Lynde
ARTHUR BURRALL, Manager
Rock Island or Colons, III.
Mineral Water Jl
Half a glass
Artangciiient.s have been completed
for exhibition games between Hurling
ten and Kock Island. The first game
will be played at Monmouth April 12
and the i:ith and llth at nurliiigton.
fhe team will then go from there to
Iowa City, whore they play from' ihe
ir.th to the 2"th. No games could be
played lure on account tif the Iowa
Jack N'owsam. the fast third baseman
of Iht" Cipps baseball team of Peoria,
has signed lo play with the Itloomiug
lon team of the Three-Kyo league for
ibis season. Jack received a tryou;
wj-h the lllooinors last summer when
Jack Herbert was on one of his sick
spells, ami made such a hit that he
was sought again for this year.
President Armour of Toledo has land
ed his I nth pitcher. He is Jlmmie
West, a riuht-hnttder from the Clove
land team, who was formerly a Knox
coUege twirler and received Ids first
piofessional exerience with Hurling
'fhe two days' shooting tournament
given by the Sherrard Cun club al
Shorrard closed yesterday. The event
was quite a success, there being alio it
twenty-live shooters present. Some ..
the members of the Hook Island Gun
club wire present, but they all came
to the conclusion that they were in en
tirely too fast a company. Each com
petitor was required in shoot ISO tar
gets each day or IHitt for the two days.
The events were o. -, and o'l bird
match.es. Tuesday, ihe first day of th -tournament,
was not very fast, but yes
terday here was a great deai til en
thusiasm among the shooters. E. D.
Randio of Knowillo. 111., who was
shooting with t lit- Keithsb'.irg squad
won the shoot ami high average for i In
two days, breaking :;::7 targets of ;h
possible aai. o. H. Statu of Cleveland.
loeeivid the second high average bv
breaking :!."51 of (he possible :;c.o. Tin
second day s shoot developed quite a
taco between Hambo and Stahl. th.
lat'or having the lead of live targe 1
fit in the lirst day and it was not until
the vcrv last event that Ttambo caught
up with him, then winning by tin
Doughty Scappcrs Fight Feb. 23 at
Rochester Yanger and Morrison
at Hot Springs.
Chicago, Feb. 11. AHv uuiiii ro t ;
attempts to get lingo colly and Tom
my Uyan tog-'tln-r in the ring. i' :s
piactically assured that lln-y will light,
at Koeiiestor. X. Y., Feb. 2S in a six
round bout. The management of the
Hot best cl'i'i wired her." yesierd.i,-
that they had root ived a letter saying
ihe managers d' ihe two fighters. Si1-
ie Ferroti an 1 Jack Cuth-v. he!
reed on the lerni of the light and
that articles would be siuned Friday
he lighters are :o receive To per cent
of the gate rec-ipts. The .veight will
be 1,"S pountls at :' o'clock, ami tin-
oferee will be Eddie Mcl'.ride of" liuf
Yanger and Morrison Tonight.
Hot Springs. Ark.. Feb. II AH is H
readiness at the Whitington Park Ath
letic club for the second boxing show
I Are Money Troubles
I Worrying You?
g If your financial condition is temporarily on the under
O side let us show you an easy and convenient way out of
S your difficulty.
O Don't heistatc in asking us to make you a loan. If
S there were no borrowers we would not be in business, and
V if there were not a large number of them we could not af
ford to loan money at such low rates of interest and on
O tuob easy terms.
rt We arrange quick loans through strictly private meth-
g ods. on furniture, pianos, horses, wagons, etc., without rc-
C5 moval or delay.
Come in and talk it river with us. You will find us
O liberal and easy to do business with.
FIDELITY LOAN COMPANY,
rj Mltchrlt A l.jmilr lllot-k, lino in SH. ROCK IHltlfll, 1 1. 1..
p Ortlro lionra H n. m. t p. nt. anil Snlunlny rtrnlnza. Trlrphoaa U'MI
Mf. NrtY Trlriihoav 6(111.
of the season,
main bout will
The winner of
slated tonight. Ti"
be 2u rounds bctwe-:i
ami Johnnv Morri.-o'i.
ba'tle will bo matched -m light
Llezenali at a later show.
Gans-Britt Fight Set for April 10.
San Francisco. Feb. II. Tin- Uti'l
llans light for the lightweight chav.i
pionship. has been postpnned nmil
April l.'i. It will be hold on that date
at Tonopah. Xev.. according to Man
ager Uiley. as the main vent of a fist,
ie carnival. The principals have agreed
to the postponement.
S-oldier Burns Knocks Out Daly.
Kaltimore. Feb. 14. "Soldier" Hums
who recently received hi (!:soha r.-.e
from the I'nHed States army tt enter
the pugilistic g;nu last night sprung
a gloat surprise by knocking out Tom
my Daly of Xew York in the sixth
lete.il of what was scheduled in If a
I'll 1 tillliii conlesi betore the Nonpareil
Athletic club. The knockout was
clean, with a straight right hand blow
to the point of the jaw. In the six 'u
Daly p'ayt ii for a knockout, and as he
attempted to land his mightly right
Hums sent a trvntie right to the jaw
and Daly fell like a log to be eounie.l
n Y. M. C. A. Tournament
Four games of hamliial! were playei
in the busiiifA; men's tournament
ilie Y. M. C. A. gymnasium last ev
il in.:. 'I'lie fust fvo games were be
tween .McCaiitll-'ss ami Simmon an.!
S;alToid aim D irt, the former .winning
both games, th" first by p score of 21
to 2. ami the second 21 10 i:t. The
last two games were between Moran
am! Weii-.T ami Olmsted and EaYdle
both games Icing won bv the latter.
percent ape t
'fhe scoic of the lirst game was 21 t-i
i: and the second 21 to II. The stand
ing of fit teams was somewhat chang
ed by the games, and tin
now are as follows:
.MeCamllcss and Simmon
1 Jen hard ami Criggs ....
Witter and Welti
Hampton and Dtiggs ...
Olmsted and La Voile ...
Moran and Wenger
First ami Hiiniooti
Stafford and Dart
Purnet! and Schafter ...
Weiss and Young
W. L. Pel.
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Tigers Win Easily.
'fhe Tigers basketball team of tb
Y. M. C. A. proved too strong for the
Juniors of the high school in th
basketball game of last evening in tht?
gymnasium of the Y. M. C. A. and th-;
high school iKiys were defeated by a
score of til to II. Th;? score at the
end of the first half was '.VI to 1 in f:i
for of the Tigers.
JOHN FOLK k CO.
Dealers In single and double
strength Blinds and Moulding",
Veneered and Hardwood Floor
ing of all kinds.
Dealer In "Ingle and double
frcngth Window (!1bps, Polish
ed " Tlate, Beveled Plate and
311 AND 321
Neighbors Got Fooled.
"I was literally coughing myself
death, and had become too weak lo
leave my bed: and neighbors predicted
that I would never leave it alive; but
they. got. fooled, for thanks be' to (Jnrt. I
was induced to try Dr. King's Xew Dis
covery. II took just four one dollar
bottles to completely cure the cough
and restore me to good sound health,"
writes, Mrs. Eva I'noapher. of (Trover
town, Stark county. Ind. This king of
cough and cold cures, and healer of
throat and lungs, is guaranteed by W.
jT. llartz. druggist, 301 Twentieth
street. 5'tc and $1. Trial bottle free.
W. H. Mart n to Tell of the Ac
tivity of Mount Vesuvius.
Next Tuesday evening at S::;n o'clock at
the Harper house Mrs. Wellington H. Mai
tin (d Davenport will give a lecture on
"Tile Eruption of .Mount Vesuvius. ' uu
dor ;h; auspice of the educational com
mittee of Hot ha ay home. The lectin.'
will be illustrated with views. .Mrs.
Martin gave 1cm lecture in Daveiipoii
some time ago. and all those who
htar.l it are enthusiastic in ils praise.
Mrs. Martin was in Naples at the time
of the crupiinu last year and was om
of a small party of Americans who re
mained in the city during the catastr i
phe, and her description of the scones
are vivid and very interesting. The
pioeiods of the lecture will gn to llclh
any homo to provide for a kindorga'-
ton 1 1 nli, i- 'iv.il lilt. 1-1.11.-.V in f.tl.ii-.j
'nst!ieit the patronage of the public.
Washington Life insur. Co.
Isstus nothing but non-estimated
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teetl. You (in not have to pity live
nr six il.illitts extra premium per
year for the etiance of getting a
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kidneys are made healthy, active and
vigorous by the use of
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the -world's preatest kidney and livef
regulator, and the only medicine h.iv.
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Write tor tree sample to The 1 r. A. V.
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HARPEll HOUSE PIIAKMACY. .
Big Warships Secretly Built.
The three mysterious "armored crui
sers heme built tor tne liritisli navv
are now too far advanced to preserve
the secret any longer. They are not
cruisers at all. but battleships of the
Dreadnaught typo, and a great ileal
faster. The secret of Ihe groat suc
cess of Hostel ter's Stomach Bitters lies
in its ability to cure ailments of th
stomach, liver and bowels, and when
we inform you that it has been thor
oitghly tested for over 53 years yo
must admit it to be a superior remedy.
and one well worthy of a trial. (Jet a
bottle today and see bow much good
it will do you in cases of sick hea l
nche, insomnia, liver trembles, bloating,
dyspepsia. indigestion, costivenes-?.
colds, gripor female ills. The pure
drug conimlssioners nave freely e"v
dorsed tt.t-'Insist oir-"huvInff the gen
uine Hosteller's." ' ' "
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happy and be a phone girl. Ring us
up for a package of Hollister's Kooky
Mountain Tea with full particular.
..5c, tea or tablets. T. H. Thomas'
DeWltt's Little Early Risers, safe
sure pills. All druggists.
For Pure Food in ihe
Examinto tha label. The new food ltw requires that
statements as to the contents of the package must
be true- Knowing the contents, ycu can he sure to
purchase only pure, cream of tartar baking powder
Groan Baiting Powder
Made from Grapes