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THE ARGUS. :FItmAY, JUNE 14, 1007.
During the night oOIay '2U the water pipes hurst
in an ottice over the Crainptoa Book Store, caus
ing Git EAT DAMAGE TO TILE STOCK. As lease
does not protect us against this and former
Feast for Vagrants at Chicago
Was Arranged in Inter
ests of Science.
NO MOVE TO REFORM GUESTS
Real Object of Welfare Association ta
Learn Needs and to Add .to the
To last until July I has been
decided on : : : :
BOOKS OF EVERY KIND, MORE OR LESS DAMAGED BY WA
TER, GO AT A SMALL FRACTION OF FORMER COST. PERFECT
LY FRESH BOOK STOCK, ALL AT CUT PRICES, INCLUDING
STANDARD SETS, NEW FICTION, BIBLES, JUVENILE GIFT
BOOKS, COOK BOOKS, DICTIONARIES, ENCYCLOPEDIAS, ETO,
FANCY GOODS, POCKET BOOKS, PICTURES AND PICTURE
FRAMING DISCOUNTED 20 PER CENT.
WALL PAPER. THIS STOCK IS COMPLETE
IN STYLE AND COLORING. EVERY WANT CAN
OUR PRESENT LOW PRICES ARE DISCOUNTED
20 PER CENT.
NOW IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY. AN EARLY CALL IS ADVISED.
Sale is now on. Don't delay
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A banquet to Chicago hoboes was
given the other night at the Witulsor
Clil'ton hotel under the ausjiices of Dr.
Iieujuinin I.. Ileitnian of the Brother
hood Welfare association, says a Chi
cago kh-c1uI dispatch to the Philadel
phia Press. Ninety guest-? were Invited
and attended, while D.tmo sought invi
tations. No attempt was made to re
form the guests liy making it a dry
The purpose of the banquet was to
learn just hat these men need, ac
cording to Dr. Ilcl'man. lie said: '"We
have no right to tell of the needs of
men whose lives we do not know. We
will lot them ted their stories. They
will tell us the truth, and they will tell
many other things. Sociologists can
learn much from the statements of
these fallen men."
From the lodging houses, the barrel
houses and the gutters gathered the
guest. There were men who have
ltentcn their way in almost every coun
try of the glohe. Then1 were thieves.
who told in speeches at the dinner of
their thievery, and ex.-eonviets. who
made postprandial remarks alnit their
penitentiary experiences aiid explained
how hohodom Is the only field open t
an ex-convict. There -were men who
told how they had never worked and
didu't want to begin.
Among the most notable of the guests
were "Strawberry Shorty." Scranton,
Fa. Nearby was "Hum Mitt Casey."
who vowed eternal hobo friendship to
"Slim and Fat, the Traveling Twins."
Around them at other tables through
the banquet hall drank ami ate 1Ji
more prominent representatives of the
j "soldiers of misfortune'' the men
I whom the "wanderlust" lias called to
the life of the tramp. Before pro
ceeding to sociologic discussion the
guests made surprisingly short work
of a bounteous menu.
ToiiNliuuNtcr Once n Trump.
When" cigar and cigarette suioUe t
gan to rise Toastmaster John II. Drake
- in aMress suit, who declared tie used
to be a tramp himvelf- rose too.
"Order.'" siid he. "I want to make
au announcement from ' Washington
Fat,' liiiown to all 'inns. lie was to
have been toastniaster, but he inter
viewed the police and has left for St.
Louis under a freight ear. So I'i sub
stitute. The programme will now get
The tramps cheered, clinking beer
glasses together in approbation. They
cheered louder yet when "Gloomy Ous"
was introduced to speak to the topic
"Fourteen Carat Misery." ' With a
broad smile showing above a collar-
loss red shirt "Oloomy" spoke In this
"I can't get no work. They told me
to wash windows, but I ain't able to
hang live stories above the sidewalk on
the end of .i rope am I now?"
"Of course you ain't," thundered the
"Well, there you are. 'Ere's the dope
as I see it. I'll work if I can. If I
can't work I'll beg."
"Hot Tamale Kelly" demanded at
tention from the chair. lie declared
lie t wished to make an important
speech. It was made brief by inter
ruptions, lie said:
"I came from Fittsburg, and I've
tramped in China and South Africa
and everywhere else. But I come from
"Do you know Corey':" yelled Fatty
"Do you mean Mike Corey or this
8teel clerk Corey V
"Steel Corey," was the answer.
"Naw, I don't know him. lie ain't
respectable enough," declared the
lie sat down, and Fatty Johnson
caught the toast master's eye. Fatty
was garbed in a collarless yellow shirt,
with a plaid tie around his neck. "I'm
called Fatty Johnson ijoeause I weigh
ninety-seven pounds with my jewelry
on and ninety pounds with It off," he
pronounced. "I only got un to sty I
Elegance In Wa.Il Paper
Like distinction of carriage b4 de
portment In humans, tppeali to the
artistle eye. There's a certain ub
Ue "something" In papera we select
and sell which speaks of style,
taste and superiority which people
appreciate. We ask you to see and
select wall decorations here at your
leisure, as you will find our goods
priced Tery low.
Pftridon Wall Paper Co.
411 Seventeenth Street
Family Excursion to Muscatine
at 4 P tn-
On the Fast Steamer Columbia
Returning at 10:30 p. rh.
C. J. MANGAN, Agt.
- - :-?MlJ
- -t "V
cjin'f wait no lonjier. Tor rve gor to
smoke a cigar in me library at 11
o'clock, according to mi wont."
In the howl which followed he van
ished.. Just at this moment "Shoestring Ar
my" Chase, who mimitted to being a
professional Uggar. spied an opportu
nity to do some business. lie got up
and legan to circulate among the
newspaper men and other onlookers,
with a dilapidated hat outstretched.
The "nerve" of ills proceeding as an
invited banquet guest drew outhun;
nstlc approbation from the Mmes and
money from those to whom Hie hat
was offered. Then "Shoestring" re
turned to his beer and cigar, a good
evening's work accomplished.
Among the addresses receive 1 with
particular applause wa the speech of
"Pittsburg Joe." wh ) discussed the sul
ject "How I've Lived Without Work."
John Smith, who has served '"ourteea
years in jail at various time.: and ad
mits he never until recently did a day's
work except under' compulsion, to' 1
"Why the Criminal Has a Hard Face."
"Why I Hang AronVid I'.arrel Houses'
was the topic selected by a speaker
who is known only as "Fred the P.nm."
the bampiet was brought to a close
by on address by Pr. Iteitman, who
spoke oh the motto of the Brotherhood
Welfare association, "Kindness and No
Iter! Tape." .
YALE SENIORS' QUALITIES.
c;r.tuuei-ei. i:ic Di'.;.i:i lii-owo;-decked
theirs wi:h Camiiri'!;.
Large sum:: have been paid to west
end upholsterers to carry out the work.
This arena is quite a rural scene. Hun
itreds of tons of earth and turf have
been laid down in which growing
chestnut, willow and oak trees twenty
tive feet high have been planted, be
sides shrubs and llowcring plants innumerable.
The Magic No. "3.
Number three is a womb rfn! mascot
for (ieo. H. Parris, of Coiiar (Jrove.
Mp , according to a letter which reads:
"After suffering much with liver and
kidney trouble, and becoming greatly
discouraged by the faihire to find re
lief. I tried Kleotric liit; cr:. and as ;
residt I am a well man today. The
lirst bottle relieved and three bottles
completed the cure." Ciuarantecd best
Jeme.lv for stomach, liver ami kidnov
troubles, by W. T. Hartz, druggist, P.01
Tweutieth street; .r0 cents.
Loss of Sleep
Dr. A. W. Chase's Nerve Pills
give restful, natural sleep by a
steadying tonic effect.
Rob anyone night after night of nat
ural sleep and a mental and general
Ircaktlou n is bound to occur. Try and
relieve this condition with Bromides,
Chloral or Opiates and the system goes
to pieces. Take n systematic course of
treatment with the Dr. A. W. Chase's
Nerve Fills that give natural, restful
sleep by a tonic, steadying power and
you get well.
Mrs. Randolph Knuttl of No. 59 Penn
St., Salem. Oldo, says: "Day times I
was always nervous children's noises
and little things upset and worried me
and at night I could not sleep. As a
result I felt depressed and debilitated.
I was told of Dr. A. W. Chase's Nerve
Pills and got some and they acted finely.
They made my nerves steady and
strong, gave me restful pleep and a
splendid feeling of general strength and
vigor. I don't worry or bother now
about small things any more, and am
very grateful for the change. As a
nerve and general tonic I consider the
Young Truesdalc Laziest, So Say Hia
Classmates Landon Handsomest.
In the class animal of Yale seniors,
whi'-h was recently published, Calvin
Truesdale of Jreenw i -1 1 . Conn., sou of
the Lackawanna railroad president. Is
put down as having been voted the
laziest member, says a New Haven
special to the New York Times. Fd
ward II. Hart of P.rooklyn. the inter
collegiate debater, is declared to be
most likely t ) succeed in life.
Charles Pomeroy Otis of Andover,
Mass., is the greatest grind; Captain
Samuel Morse of th" football cloven
the most popular member: Stephen
Lesher L.iudou of Now York city the
handsomest; Coot-go Harold Wiess of
Schuylkill Haven. Pa . the "nerviest
ntld the windiest;" L. A. Dohorty of
Murray, Ida., the most scholarly; Wil
liam F. Knox, who will be head foot
loll coach next fall. th ail around
athlete and member who has doire must
for Yale; Harold Sherman Wells of
Scranton the best natured; Theodore
Ives Driggs of Watcrbury the best
dressed-and Jeremiah H. Jones of
Haverhill the wittiest.
The class voted that, next to Yale.
Princeton was the favorite college.
She received ITS votes to .".V for Har
vard, '2.i for Williams and S for Cor
nell. Professor William Lyon Phelps was
the favorite professor, the brightest
member at the faculty and the pleas
antest; Professor Charlton M. Lewis
the best lecturer and most polished,
and Professor Kreider the best teach
er. The favorite amusement of the class
Is stated to be theater going.
The personal bondsman is fast
becoming obsolete ; the risk to pri
vate fortune is too great.
The corporate bond is just as rap.
idly supplanting the old form ; and,
in time, men will marvel that they
were ever called upon to incur the
danger of personal suretyship.
In point of safety, convenience and
propriety, there can be no com
parison between the two ; the one
is just as weak and perilous as the
Other is strong and lafe.
Hie t-mc is ner.r when it will be
thought as reasonable to borrow
the key of a friend's saf as to
borrow his nar.ie for surety pur
poses. Fidelity, Judicial, License and Con
tract Bonds promptly furnished.
The Greatest Closing Out
Sale Ever Held in. Iowa then
Terminates ? 5 5 5
This Week's Bargains in the Busy
White Combinettes at
Nrc, 7Tc and . . . .'
1 landsome Jardinieres,
7."c, Cue, Sue, 4'JC and. .
P.eaulifill ID-piece Toilet
Sets, $7.i"i, $i;.uo and ... 5.00
Hanging Flower Pots,
with wire, each
The Famous George A. Ray Ware
Tea Pots, all copper,
nickel plated, Sac and
Coffee Pots, all copper,
nickel plated, 5ac and . ,
BOUDOIRS FOR FINE STEEDS.
Lavish Decorations at Horse Show In
London Arena a Sylvan Scone.
Among the many lavish features of
the horse show at Olympia in London
not the least noticeable is the decora
tion vt the stalls prepatcd for the com
peting horses, says a London cable de
spatch to the New York Sun. Some of
these suggest boudoirs. Immense flow
er baskets filled with roses and other
blossoming plants hang from the ceil
ing, while the walls are draped with
rich colored hangings.
Mr. Armour's champions repose iu
stalls lined with white chiffon, the
cutslde being covered with red and
a box at i yellow nlush. Mr. Yanderbilt s twen-
horse boxes are draied with
medicine has no eouaJ." 50c
all dealers or Dr. A. W. Chase Medl-, v six-
without the signature "and portrait Offmoroou pbjsh. Mr. Wluaus has cov
Dr. A. w. Chase. I wed the walls of his stalls with crim-
For Sale at Harper House Pharmacy. ! Bon cIoth edd witQ braid- TLe
of Ucw York
Capital and Surplus s4,UU0,OO0
I.mlolph 1- Itcj nobl. llyx., Ilii
fonl Mock; Win. f. Maurkrr, Agt
MiiNnnlc temple. Wm. It. Mwnre,
ttjr., C'tinHe Mock, tllnr; John
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M M M.Ci Mr fuii s,nnk.
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