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THE ARGUS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24. 1907.
.Published Daily and Weekly at 1624
Eerond avenUe. Rock Island, UL En
tered at the. postoftice as second-class
By THE J. W. POTTER CO.
. TERMS Dally, .10 cents per week.
-Weekly. $1 per year In advance.
..AI-communicatlons of argumentative
charaeter.V-pQlltloal religious, must
have real name- attached for publica
tion.. No such artlSlea. yiljbe printed
over -ney tous signatures. V
Correspondence solicited - from every
township In Rock-Island county.
TRADES (Tar? C0UNC?L n
Thursday, October 24, 1907.
balloonists have high aspirt-
It Is a slow grind, but something in
ihe shape of a primary law is appear
ing. Perhaps one John V. dates wasn't
wise when he put ihe Atlantic between
himself and Wall street.
The new comet is ip.OOO.OOO miles
from earth. That is the same distance
Fairbanks is from the White House.
"The charivari." declares the Wic.v
it a Aagle. "Is as far away from civllizr
tion as its spelling is from pronunciation."
in. After he had finished his Vicks-
burg speech the people of Dixie must I
have felt that he was a man after their
own heart and fashion. He stood for
what they wanted in the way of im
provement of the Mississippi river, and
then he promised them things they had
not dared to ask. Those southern men
must have held their breath in amaze
ment asthey listened to the extensive
program the president unfolded.
First, he would do all in his power to
make a deep waterway channel from
the lakes (o the gulf. That was enough;
the president might have stopped there
and the audience would have applaud
ed him to the limit. But he had start
ed on this thing and he showed them
he was ready to go further than they
had dreamed possible.
And so the president went ahead and
told them that he proposed a series of
levees that will forever keep the Mis
sissippi riverfrom overflowing the low-1
lands along tbeway. He said it is easy
enough and oaUedattention to the fact
that the people of Holland had done an
altogether greater task in walling out
the ocean front.their lands ahl homes.
The president toTrtHbem he would urge
congress to take up this- work of levee
building and to keep af it until no man
along those lowlands, the-.richest in
the world, will ever give a thought to
There are a good many people in this
country who would rather build levees
than battleships. But the president
will have both, and the chances are that
since his Vicksburg speech the people
of the south will be more willing to let
him have the other millions he wants
The lllinoiK Ontrul's I 'lull t lor Inde
The controversy between Harriman
and Fish for control of the Illinois
If the Moorish pretender does no! Ceutral rallroMl by the postponement
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Estimated receipts Friday llogf
Hog market opened deaw 510
cent9 lower. Hogs left over 14,300(1
Light, $C.50C.OO; mixed and butchers
$5.50C10; good heavy, $5.30 0.05;
rough heavy, $5.305-.50.
Cattle market opened weak 10 cent?
Sheep market opened 1020 cent
Omaha Hogs, 5,500; cattle, 4,500,
Hog market closed weak. 1015
cents lower. Light, $5.405.95; mixed
and butchers, $5.50c:00; good heavy.
J5.255.95; rough heavy. $525$i5.45.
Cattle market closed weak to V)
cents lower. Cows and heifers, $1.25
5.10; beeves, $3.C57.25; stockera
and- feeders, $2.40fz4.55.
Sheep market closed weak 20 to 27
sents lower. '
wish, a renutation for obstinacy, he
would best change his name lor Mulii
of the annual election until December.
will remain unsettled until after that
uate. inis posiponenieut was occa
sioned, so it is said, by the impossibil
ity of counting the proxies sent in in
the time designated by the court, so
complicated were they by the changes
that had been made in their assign
ment. Mr. Fih claims this postpone
ment as a victory for him, and that
the result will be the taking of the
road out of Harriman's hands. It is
great pity that so good a property as
the Illinois Central Is as an. indepen
dent rallwav should have hpen spizoi
ino .Norwegian proposition io !""- bv an interest that would make it onlv
auvertisements on ine oacit oi siumps fpjjr
wouiu cenainiy Keep me auvn The De0Dle of the state of Illinois
name on everyooiy s longue. nave ,arge interest in that road not
alone because its charter provides that
The Washington -Post puts it this a percentage of its profits shall come
way: While the president was enjoy- to me siate, ana mat vne governor oi
ine deer meat in camp, the rest of us I Illinois snail be a director ot me roaa.
were growling about the dear meat but also because it traverses praetieai-
Mr. Rockefeller is right once in a
while. He has raised the price if
Standard oil abroad. Let the foreign
ers pay the fine.
' A paper, describing the biggest m
tor car in town, declares it is larg'?
enough, to carry 3,n0 pounds and a
mortgage of 12.500.
AUGUSTUS C. FRENCH 1846-1B53.
Augustus C. French was a close personal and political friend of Stephen A.
Douglas, tie was born Aug. 1. isos. at Hill. X. II. After spending, a short
time at Dartmouth he was adinltted-to the liar and came ti Illinois. seftituR in
Albion. A year later he moved to Paris, 111., atid became governor In iBiiS:
The constitution of 184S, adopted in March, provided a term of four yea.r
for all stateotfices and ordered an election for Xoveniber, 184S. French.
who had been nominated, won an easy victory and served six years as gov-,
ernor. At the expiration or Lis term be took the chair of professor or law u.
Mclveudree college at Lebanon and died there Dec. 4, 1S04.
Minneapolis , 288
Liverpool opening cables Wheat i
higher, corn Vi higher.
1:30 p. m. Wheat to higher.
Llverjiool closed Wheat 34 higher,
New York Stocks.
Xew York, Oct. 24. Following are
the quotations on the market today :
Cas 73. U. P. IOSVj, U. S. Steel pre
ferred 83. U. S. Steel common 24,
Reading 7CA, Rock Island preferred
35, Rock Island common 14, South
ern Pacific C7, X. Y. Central 99, Mis
souri Pacific 48, G. W. 7V. L. & X.'
105. Smelters C7, C. F. I. 14 !i. Can-'
adian Pacific 155 Vi. Illinois Central
12iy2. Penna 115, Erie 17. C. & O.
2Va. B. R. T. 34, B. & O. 79a. tchi-.
son .3, Locomotive 39. Sugar 102i.
St. Paul 102. Copper 45. Republic Steel
preferred 51, Republic Steel common
113, Southern Ry. 12.
OPENING SALE CONTINUED ALL
We will continue our grand open
ing sale of the Mme. Yale prepara
tions all this week and present each
purchaser of any of the Yale
goods with a souvenir jar of the fa
mous YALE SKIN FOOD FREE.
These souvenir jars hold $ I worth
of the genuine Yale Skin Food.
This article sells at $1.50and $3.00 a jar. '
MADAME YALE'S BEAUTY CULTURE BOOKS COMPLIMENTARY.
We cordially invite ladies to visit out toilet goods department and
ask for complimentary copy of Mme. Yale's book. "Science of Health
and Beauty," FREE for' the asking. It contains a complete list of
Mine. Yale's various discoveries for making natural beauty and is of
great value to women and girls. Come and get one of these valuable
FAME AND FORTUNE WINNERS.
Mme. Yale's beauty culture discoveries have not only won fame
and fortune for her. but have made thousands and hundreds of thous
ands of other women superlatively happy by making them naturally
beainifnl and then preserving that beauty. Her reputation is fully de
served. 1 ' . r
MAIL ORDERS FILLED.
Ladies unable to call may ordei by mail. The skin souvenirs and beau
ty bonks will be included in each order. Send in your order early.
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING.
, There seems to be grave doubt that
the: West Virginian to run for governor
to nlease his wife would go so far is
tr otlemnt tn match h iilihrin fur h""
at a department store.
Can you imagine the exient of the
ly the length and breadth of the stale
as well as many other states, and is
by its name and importance the cen
tral figure in the network of railways
that cover this state in particular. The
people of Illinois being, in fact and in
sentiment, peculiarly interested in this
road, have watched the controversy, for
its control with great concern, and
with earnest hope that ex-President
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Bcreecning repuoncan . papt-ia wu.m, uC p. . . ht h . th
indulging in just now aneni ine from Harriman's grasp, and restore
cial crash if the democrats were in
control of the national administration?
Barnum & Bailey have sold the big
circus under that firm, name to Ring
ling Brothers for $410 000. and the cir- s a railroad manipulator, by frofes-
ctis trust thus grows, but so long as
to its position as an independent line.
There will be a general and jusi
feeling of relief if Mr. Fish's confi
dence in his victory shall materiali7X
into absolute certainty. Mr. Harnman
the price of admission, the free show
and the price of peanuts are not affect
ed, who cares?
sion, and the people nave no conn-
dence in his methods. The Illinois
Central is too important a property ti
he made a mere connecting link be
tween the Harriman northern and
southern transcontinental lines.
Mr. Fish has made a great fight to
prevent this, and the masses of the
people of Illinois are gratified at the
prospects of his preventing Harriman
Present Indications are that Chicago
stands the best chance of getting both
the republican and democratic nation
al conventions next year. Other citie.-,
which have applied for the republican j from exploiting the road for his own
convention are St. Louis, Kansas City, selfish purposes.
Denver and Seattle. Besides Chicago,
Cincinnati ana uouisvme nave appneu out of Siaht.
Tor tlie democratic convention ana sr. ..0nt of steht. out of mind" Is an
Louis and Kansas City may also invi'e oId savinj which applies with special
his gathering. The meeting place of force to a sore, burn or wound that's
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ine i-uiivemioii! win uc heiueu 111 ur-1 hPPn trpatpd with Wick en's Arnica
oember by the Rational committee of galve. It's out of sight, out of mind
each party. .
Drink . water and get typhoid fever,
Drink milk and "-get tuberculosis
Drink whiskey add get delirium tre
mens.. Eat soup and get Bright's dis
ease. Eat meat and encourage apo
plexy. Eat oysters and acquire
pyaemia. Eat' vegetables and weaken
the system. Eat dessert and take t
paresis. Smoke cigarets and die early.
Smoke cigars and get catarrh. Drink
coffee and get nervous prostration
Drink wine and get the gout. In or
der to be entirely healthy one must
'eat nothing.' drink' nothing, smoke
nothing.-and even before breathing
one should make sure that the air has
been properly sterilized.
and out of existence. Piles too and
chilblains disappear under its healing
influence. Guaranteed by all druggists
Although Illinois has a favorite son
for the presidency In Speaker Cannoa,
It is understood that the Taft forces
are inclined to favor Chicago as a
meeting place for the republican con
vention and apparently do not think
the atmosphere there would be hostile
to fheir. candidate," Xot only the Taft
managers, "but .nearly all' the republi
can leaders appear to be favorably dis---
posed, toward. Chicago, which city on
numerous occasions In the past ha3
proved Its ability to accomodate th.
national conventions. Its central lo
cation and easy access and its abun
dant hotel facilities are also urged in
favor of the Windy City.
Growing in Conviction.
President Roosevelt came out of the
Louisiana cane brakes a stronger river
-improvement man than when be went
CALL ON US THIS WEEK
and view our assortment of dia
monds, which includes loose gems
.ready for special settings and
Diamond Rings, Brooches,
Lockets, Scarf Pins,
Hair Ornaments, Crescents,
Watch Charms, Lodge
Link Buttons and
An acquaintance with this stock
will make you a purchaser visi
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Call today, or at any time.
1702 Second Avenue.
They had been married a month and
had just returned from the wedding
Journey. They were about to pass
through a condition similar to an at
mospheric change when a balmy air
encounters u cool wave, producing a
storm. Sentiment was to give place
to' ordinary existence.
How did you cut your chin, dear?'
These were the only words spoken at
the breakfast table. The voting hus
Ir.ir.d scnuned his paper in silence and
with a scowl. He was suffering from
1 toothache. The wife's brow, too.
was clouded, f-ne u:iu invneu some
friends to . dinner, aud the most de
sirable had reirretted. What should
she do about It V The husband arose.
kissed her and took his hat and cane
to go out. buv before doing so went
into the library, where lie remained
few minutes, came out and whs about
to leave when his wife stopped bim.
'Haven't you forgotten something,
dear"" she said.
"I? Forgotten? What Is it?"
"Oh, It doesn't matter."
"Then why did vo;i mention It? If
it doesn't 'matter, it would Lave been
wise, not to bother me about it."
The words were spokeu as If re
calling some memory. The husband
stood looking at her. She still sat at
the table, her arms resting on those of
"Come, Winifred," he said impatient
ly, "are you going to keep me stand
ing here all day waiting for you to
come out with what you are driving
at? My time is valuable."
"(Jo on. There is no necessity for an
"Uiwu my word. I like that! You
tell me that I ' have: forgotten some
thing: then when I ask what it is you
say It doesu't matter. Is there any
thing you wish me to bring you fro-.u
"Xo." . :
"Anything I am to do before going?"
"Well, I shall ask you no more ques
tions. If you are so unreasonable as
to sit there pouting I won't call it
sulking without enlightening me as to
the cause of your grievance I see uo
way for uie but to leave you to do
what Mrs. Tarn O'Shanter did-nurse
your wrath to keep it warm."
He turned toward the front door,
stopped and came back.
"Once more I ask you to prevent au
unpleasant day for both of us by frank
ly telling me what Is the cause of this
"Will you leave nie?"
"H-m! What can one expect from a
w'onian? Frankness be hanged! There's
not a manly trait in a thousand of
, them!" ,
"Thank heaven. for that!"
" "Enough of this. 1 am going down
He put his hat on his head and cram
med it down, denting the. crown by his
"That's what I have been begging
you to do for five long minutes."
"I 'wish you to understand, my dear,
that If" you sit at home all this pleas
ant day making yourself miserable it
is Tour wn fault. " I give you fair
warning." ' -' ' ,
"How many ..more times are you go
ng to warn ineT-
Xot another. What's the use stand-
ng here like a fool giving warnings to
. woman who hasn't sense enough
At this point in the debate the flood
gates were opened, and tears, accom
panied by sobs, iKiured copiously.
It is curious to note the effect of wo
man's tears 011 man. They will either
mollify or irritate bim. For a moment
the husband felt that to break the hall
mirror with his walking stick would
bring infinite relief: then the picture
of helplessness and. stupidity (or so he
considered iti before him touched his
heart, lie. ran to' his wife and put
bis arm about her.'
Sweetheart, forgive me! I'm a
"Xo: you are a man. and that's"
"Worse sometimes that Is, when
they act as brutally as you have
' I':" bristling again. Io you mean
to call mo brutal?''
"What would you consider a man
who would leave his wife in the morn
ing, to lie goae all the long day. with
out a kiss?"
"lie would be a savage, a beast."
"Then why didn't you"
"Wluit's that on your chin?"
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, Oct. 24. Following are
the wholesale quotations on the market
Provisions and Produce.
Live Poultry Spring chickens 12c
per lb; hens, per lb., 8c to 9c:
lucks, per pound, 9 to 10c; turkeys, per
pound, 14c to 15c; geese, per pound,
9 to 10c.
Butter Dairy, 24 to 2Cc.
Eggs 22 ic.
Vegetables Potatoes, 55 to COc; on
ions, 55 to COc.
Hogs $5.73 to $C50.
Sheep Yearlings or over, 4.00 to
$5; lambs, $4.50 to $G.75.
Cattle Steers, $3.50 to $C50; cows
and heifers, $2 to $4.00; calves, $4.50 to
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn, 04 and C5c; oats, 45
Forage Timothy, $115T$12.50;
prairie, $9(??$11;' clover, $10?$ll;
Wood Hard, per load. $5 to $5.50.
Coal Lump, bushel, 13 to 14c; alack
oer bushel, 7 to 8c.
IS YOUR COAT DUSTY?
You Probably Have the White Scab
of Dandruff on It.
If your coat or shoulders have
white dust upon it the chances are that
it is from dandruff. The only way to
permanently, cure dandruff is to re-
lie put bis band to bis own cum. I move the cause, which is a germ. Xew.
"Ipou my word, its the court piaster bro's Herpicide kills the germ. Every
I put on my face when I cut myself at I toilet table should have such a hair-
shaving. I must have left it on yours dressing that contains also the destroy-
wueu 1 uisseuyou. now luriuuuie mm pr nf th dandruff nnri ,1!lir failing
YALE'S HEALTH REME
MME. YALE'S FRUIT CURA, a
strengthening tonic for women, a
cure for certain organic ailments.
The wonderful cures effected by it
testify to its great merit;
MME. YALE'S FERTILIZER TAB
LETS cure constipation and vitalize
a clogged system: two sizes;
price 50c and $1.00
MME. YALE'S COMPLEXION TAB
LETS make new, rich blood; they
enrich the skin with healthy color
ing; two sizes;
price 50c and $1.00
MME. YALE'S BLOOD TOXIC
cleanses the liver, blood and
kidneys; price $1.00
MME. YALE'S DIGESTIVE TAB-'
LETS aid digestion and cure
Indigestion; price 50c and $1.00
MME. YALE'S AXTISEPTIC is a
most valuable household article, and
must be used to be appreciated. For
cleansing the mouth and the gums
in the morning, gargling the throat.
for . sore throat, dressing sores.
wounds or bruises, it is 1111
equaled; price 25c and $1.00
MME. YALE'S LINIMENT is a new
comer, and is said to have magic-like
influence in Miring muscular affec
tions, such as rheumatism, sprains.
MME. YALE'S CORN' CURE Do
not suffer another day with corns;
Mme. Yale's Corn Cure makes quick
work of them; use it and enjoy the
comforts of sound feet;
MME. YALE'S BEAUTIFYING
MME. YALE'S SKIN FOOD, for
nourishing ihe skin and obliterating
wrinkles: two sizes;
price $1.50 and $3.00
MME. YALE'S ALMOND BLOS
SOM COMPLEXION CREAM, for
cleansing, healing, enhancing and
preserving beauty; nothing .
like it; price 50c and $1.00
MME. YALE'S COMPLEXION
BLEACH, for cleansing the skin
of blemishes; price $2.00
MME. YALE'S ELIXIR OF BEAU
TY, for protecting the skin from
the inclemency of the weather; it
makes the skin naturally white;
'gives the complexion bril
liancy; price $1.00
MME. YALE'S BLUSH OF YOUTH
for softening the expression; it tones
the facial nerves, gives piquancy
'to the skin; price $3.00
MME. YALE'S HAND
WHITENER; price ...
price ........ 1 ... .
. - 4 25c
I have the proof!"
"Well, I declare; It's just too stupid
"Why, you, of course."
"But you surely it Is you who were
"But it Is you who were stupid.
How could I see the plaster on my own
face? It was plain enough to you."
"True. I am not-ouly a brute, bu
"You should certainly have seen what
I meant and not have beeu so horrid."
"Right you are. sweetheart. Next
time I'll trv not to be so obtuse."
He kissed the court plaster back to ji
its proper place and went our, uncon
scious of its presence on bis chin.
"What a judicial brain she has!" be
muttered to himself. "To ber the laws
of evidence are but child's play."
UARRIET B. LEE.
germ. It stops all irritation, keeps the
scalp sweet, pure and wholesome. Re
member that something claimed to ba
"just as good," will not do the work
of genuine Herpicide. Sold by leading
druggists. bend ine in stamps to
sample to the Herpicide company, De
troit, Mich. Sold in two sizes, 50c and
$1. T. H. Thomas, special agent.
MME. YALE'S HAIR TOXIC is one
of her greatest achievements. It Is
praised in the highest terms by those
who use it, and there's quantities' of
p,i(,e '..... 25c, 50c and $1.00
ROCK I SIAND. ILU I&IZZZ;
Take De Witt's Little Early Riser
Pills. Sold by all druggists.
Chicago, Oct. 24. rFollowing are the
market .quotations today:
December, 100--&, 101, 9S'i. 9S.
May. 107. 107. inf4, 105.
July, 101, 101, 100. lOOVft.
December, 58. 5S, '50, .r7Vi.
May, CO, f.0, 59. 59y,
July, 59. 59;'58, 59.
December. 50. 51, 50, 50',.
May, 5.1. 53, 52-y4. 52.
July, 48, 48, 48, 48.
January, 14.70, 14.75, 14.G0, 15.75.
May, 15.00, 15.15, 14.92, 15.05.
January, 8.57, 8.57. 8.47. 8.52
May,8.C0, 8.72, 8.52. 8.75.
January, 7.C0. 7.70, 7.C0, 7.70.
May, 7.90. 7.92, 7.85. 7.92.
Receipts today Wheat. 72; corn,
34S;.: tfats 299 ;" hogs, 10,000; cattle.
1 1,000 sUeep, 20,000. .
Is a serious matter if one respects
himself, his social position, etc.
Not that clothes make the man,
but you do know they create a
big impression; that's why
Looks the Gentleman"
In clothing that I make. I would
be very .glad to show you my line
of bright new fabrics, fresh from
the mills, and show you tbe com
ing styles. Come In and see.
"THE TAILOR WHO KNOWS."
1823 Second Avenue. '
Put Your Hand
When jour own pocket Is empty. JTon
don't need to pickpocket us, but it's al
most as easy. You don't have to own a
bouse and lot or a lot of bonds and
stooks to get money of us. Your credit
don't have to bergond at the-bank, for
we realize that there are many, the ma
jority, in fact, who don't have occasion
to use the bank, yet who are Just a
much entitled to credit as those that
do. We're here . to accommodate this
State how much you want how much
time you need to repay us and then
pay hack a little-a month that's our
We loan from $10 up, on furniture,
pianos, horses, wagons, and other per
sonal property luickly and in a confi
dential way. The property remains in
your possession. Let us make you a
definite proposition. The best rates and
easiest terms in the city and a square
deal all the time.
MITCHELL A LYNDE BLOCK, ROOM
38, ROCK ISLAND.
Office hours, 8 a. m. to 6 p. mi, and
Saturday evenings. Telephone west 514;
' new telephone 6011.
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