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THE ARGUS. WEDNESDAY. JULY 14 1909.
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Correspondence solicited from every
township- in Rock Island county.
Wednesday, July 14, 1909.
The Missouri river is also revising
Its guage upward.
Are you planning to attend the ex
position every day? Bet you are.
Nope! The people will never learn.
It is only promises they want, not ful
Indianapolis is to give Senator Bev
cridge a big reception. He deserves
it for hi s democratic attitude on the
The institution which fights the ciy
ordinance which seeks under penal'y
to define the difference between the
real and the artificial gives itself
The mayor and council did perfectly
right in backing up the health board in
the matter of the ice cream ordinance.
It means pure food which means pub
The argument is made that the gov
' eminent must increase both the in
j "direct and ; direct taxes be:&ii : It
(Heeds' the money. "What Is rea'ly
needed is a little economy at head
quarters. The expenditures for each
year of Roosevelt were almost three
; times as great as a year of Orover
," Cleveland. Fu rthermore, 72 cents -of
each dollar of government wenue
f goes for the .army, the navy or pen
t sions expenditures on war account
It's a big price to pay for the privilege
( of wearing a chip on the shoulder.
of COMING TO Sl
. A proposal from a Buffalo alderman
that the city purchase the spot on
the Pan-American exposition g:oui:ds
' where President McKinley was t.hot on
September 6,. 1891. is vigorously at
tacked by the Buffalo News. "The
spot where Buffalo bade farewell to all
that was mortal of the murde d pres
ident is in the possession of 'hs tity,"
says the News. "That is' whero th
casket rested, in the city hall, on' the
day of the funeral, and the place is
suitably and permanently marked b
a brass tablet. There Is nothing to be
; proud of or to recall as an inspiration
in the assassination. McKinley is bis
1 remembered otherwise. It is not best
to give to the destructive class, cf
which Czolgosz was a representative
and permanent memorials of their
" Good Koads and Motor.
. Good roads and uniform laws for the
regulation of automobiles are subjects
for legislation which require the har
mony and co-operation of adjacent
commonwealths. The American Auto
mobile association, the . National
Gr&iige and the American Roadmak
crs' association are making efforts to
secure the enactment of a uniform
state motor vehicle law, prepared by
the American Automobile association
in every state.
, - In the conference at . Washington
next January it is expected that the
spbjects named and many others will
be discussed by men who are compe
tent to bring home to the entire nation
tfce situation as regards this important
- Smash the Thermometer.
-The greatest sower of discord anfl
. asent of discomfort abroad In the
Bummer time is the thermometer,
'.Hearts which would otherwise be con
tent and homes that would be happy
ar sorely disturbed by the meddle
someness of this pesky purveyor of
dissatisfaction. The individual with
light heart, but impressionable mind
casts a look at the mercury in the tube
and Is horrified. Suddenly he realize:
that he is suffering with the heat, he
grows irritable and irascible and soon
.,vhe,Is seized with a dlsagreeableness
itbat becomes infectious. . He begin
;tO; exude his happiness and in a
! abort time he has succeeded In
spreading about his misery most
, i (We have all read an abundance of
.hot weather "dont's." , One thing,
, kowever, let us do. Let.us smash the
thermometer and proceed to be happy.
comfortable and cool In the pleasant ,
In Civil Service.
There are many employes in the
government departments who have be
come practically incapacitated through
age; and the practice has arisen of
retaining them on the payrolls and as
signing them to purely nominal duties.
his is a subterfuge and it isn't fair.
On the other hand, to throw them out
into the world poor and helpless
ould be inhuman. But the country
is certainly not ready to accept tht
proposal of general civil service pen
sions. The alternative of creating old
go retirement and Insurance funds
out of voluntary contributions of ihi
employes offers the most promising
This is the practice of many rail
oad and industrial cornorations : the '
corporations merely stand the cost cf
dmlnlstering the fund and keeping
the accounts, and this much the gov-
ernment might do
In a recent dispatch to the Chicago
Tribune John Callan O'Laughlin gives
official estimates presented by Senator
LaFollette to show how the senate
has run mad in boosting the tariff
These estimates prepared by the
bureau of statistics, says the Chicago
Post, show sharply the difference be
tween the Aldrich bill and the Dingley
aw. This is the table made public by
the Wisconsin senator:
Difference between the finance com
mittee bill and the Dingley law:
Difference between senate bill and
Dingley law: . .
ncreases, numbering 243. .$146,123,000
Decreases, numbering 529. 93,529,000
Changes made by senate:
Increases . . $ 44.125,000
The republican party promised the
people a "downward'' revision of the
The Aldrich combine of republicau
senators has answered this pledge !"
ddiug millions of dollars to the bur
den of taxation of the consumer.
Let the voters store away in thi:
memories these vital facts for fature
This betrayal of party, violation -of
pledges and insult to the people by th-i
epublican United States senate is one
the greatest outrages of political
DUNNE TAKES OATH
First Formality Gone Through
With by Bishop-Elect of
'APERS MUST GO TO ROME
Consecration Expected to Take Place
in ChicagoN the Second Week
Washington, July 14. Rev. Edward
M. Dunne, recently appointed bishop
of Peoria, arrived in Washington yes
terday and is now the guest of the
Dr. Dunne made the solemn profes
sion of faith required by papal decree
in the chapel of the apostolic delega
tlon yesterday. The ceremony began
with the profession of faith and then
the oath of allegiance to the holy see
was administered. The oath of loy
alty required in taking the doctor's
degree was also administered.
Some Formalities Remain.
The documents were signed and
sealed with the official seal of the del-
egatial court and will be forwarded at
once to the cardinal secretary of state,
Merry del Val. On their receipt the
papal bull confirming the nomination
of Dr. Dunne as the successor of Bish
op Spalding in Peoria will be dispatch
ed to Archbishop Quigley, who will
hand them to Dr. Dunne. But after
the administering of the oath yester
day Dr. Dunne became bishop-elect of
Peoria in ecclesiastical consideration
His consecration will, it is believed
here, take place in Chicago about the
second week of August.
Appointment to Succeed Von Buelow
Followed by Many Other
Berlin, July 14. Dr. Von Bethmann
Hollweg was today appointed chancel
lor in succession to Prince Von Bue
Various other cabinet changes are
gazetted today. Herr Delbrueck of
the interior department succeeds Dr.
Von Bethmann-Hollweg as minister
of the Interior and vice chancellor
Reinhold Sydow, secretary of the Im
perial treasury, goes to the depart
ment of commerce, Herr Wermuth, un
der secretary for the interior, be
comes secretary of j the. treasury
Ludwig Holle, Prussian .minister of
public instruction, retires on account
of ill health and is succeeded by Von
Trott Zusolz. president of the prov
ince of Brandenburg. Count Von
Loebell, chief of the imperial chan
cellory, has been appointed president
NOT FAULT OF ELKS
Extinction of Animals Not Due
to Use of Teeth as Em
blems. SO COMMITTEE REPORTS
4. IT. Sammis of Iowa Elected Grand
; Ruler of Fraternity After
i Los Angeles, Cal., July 14. When
the grand lodge of Elks resumed its
annual meeting today it proceeded at
once to the consideration of the re-
ports of committees to which were re-
jferred various questions before the.or-
der. The question of wearing emblems
of the order containing the teeth of
elks is regarded as a closed incident.
The report of this committee, which
has investigated this matter, was to
the effect that members of the lolge
are in no wise to blame for the rapid
extinction of the elks.
The amusement program today was
carried out at Long Beach, where
thousands of visitors went to partake
of a barbecue and witness yacht and
motor boat races.
J. If". Sam ui In Elected Itnler.
Los Angeles, July 14. J. U. Sam
mis of Leniars, Iowa, was yesterday
elected grand exalted ruler of the
Earlier in the day the present
grand exalted ruler. Rush L. Holland
of Colorado Springs, issued a state
ment in regard to a letter circulated
among the delegates by supporters
of Sammis, in which he says that
Sammis has not been entirely , fair,
and intimates that he. did not indorse
Sammis unequivocally and to the ex
clusion of other candidates.
No office but that of graud exa'teJ
ruler developed a contest.
Detroit was selected by acclama
tion for the meeting place of the
grand lodge of Elks in 1910.
WITH THE POLICE
Several Hurt in Struggle With Steel
Workers at McKee's Kot-ks
Pittsburg July 14 Serious trouble
occurred today at ' the pressed steel
car plant at McKee's Rocks near here
where a strike of 1.200 steel workers
has been jn progress for several days.
Police and strikers clashed and a
dozen police sustained injuries, by
being struck with stones and clubs.
The police shot their revolvers in the
air." The trouble started when fully
3,000 . strikers . and i, sympathizers
gathered in the vicinity of the plant
Several workmen who had refused
to strike were stoned and the police
Mrs. Eliza A. King.
Mrs. Gliza A. King, who has been
making her home at 1007 Twenty-first
street with her daughter, Mrs. F. R.
Harrington, passed away at 3:15 this
morning after a month's illness induced
by the infirmities of old age. Mrs.
King had been almost an invalid for
years and little hope for her recovery-
had been held by 'her friends. Mrs
King was bora in Richmond. Va.Aug
li, 184. biie nad made tier Home
with her daughter in this city since
1892. Being an invalid, she had been
compelled to remain at home a large
part of her time, and her circle of tc
quaintances was not a very large one
though most devoted. Mrs. Harring
ton and-two grandsons, who live
Chicago, survive her.
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"Thy way is in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and liy footsteps,
are not known." Psalm ixxvii, 19.
The sea Knows all the truth of ttmei
The sea sings ever that it Knows, , -
Now in a lulling, lazy rhyme,
Now Hurling it in billow-blows.
The sea bears thoughts too great for speech
For it has Known creation's gleams
And it holds memories that reach
The heart of the eternal dreams.
It caught the glow the first star flung
Across the wonder of the night.
And as the star in glory swung
The sea flung bacK the living lighti
It heard the songs of primal suns
- . As they raced glucDy to the dawn.
And through tts chant to-day there runs
The chord creation rests upon.
The deserts brjaK m bloom for man.
The barrens yield their treasure-hoard.
But neither pleading, plot, nor plan "
May find the strength the sea has stored. '
Man has his way and worKs his will
And holds dominion in all lands
The changeless sea is changeless stilL
And laughs at his impotent hands.
The sea unmastered, dreams and waKesi
It sways with impulse half-world wide
When from the depths of space there breaKs
The mystic call that lifts the tide.
It whispers with the wind, it sighs v
Its secret in the ebb and flow
It bothered with the bending sKies
A thousand thousand years ago.
Unchanging in its great unrest '
The heart throb of eternity
- j. It Keeps the gates of east and west
And murmurs of all time, the sea.
We may not interpret its song
Of crashing chords or lulling rhyme,
" v Nor even Know how long, how long
- The sea has held the truth of time.
(CnrrrtRht, I M0, by
THe Argus Daily Short Story
Lost Hundred Dollar
Copyrighted. 1909, Ty
Every one in the nouse was angry,
and Miss Lavinla herself was "all on
edge." as she graphVally expressed it.
The loss of a hundred dollar bill was
not such a tremendously important af
fair In itself, for Miss Ijivlnia was
quite wealthy, but. there were some
aspects of the -matter which made the
loss quite serious.
"There is no reason why you should
look at me 6o angrily," she said to her
niece.- who was regarding her aunt
with very indignant eyes. "The bill
vanished, and some one hns taken It"
"It may have blown away"
"With screens In the window? Don't
be foolish, Myra."
"Or you may have mislaid It A doz
en things may have happened, but I
don't believe that it was stolen at all.
"I FEEIi DREADFUL!" SHE GASPED.
Even If it were," 6he added inconsist
ently, "Dick never took It"
"How could I possibly have anlslaid
it whep I have not left this room or
even that chair since the money -was
paid to me? I haven't read a thing
the. entire morning but a novel, and
you have looked that through and
through. Anyway, I tell you that I
lust mit the bill on the table here. It
I was lying right on this spot. I tell you,
' Alxxa. and. .tben .w.h.en J got. ready, .to
W. Q. Chrm )
Bill By Frances Cowles.
Associated Literary Press.
take care of it the thing was gone
actually gone. I never was so stupe
fied in my life. It Is awful."
Aunt Lavinin's absolute certainty
made Myra desperate.
"I don't believe that the money was
stolen at nil," she said "obstinately.
"Perhaps you only dreamed that It was
paid." Miss Lavinia gave a contemp
"But even granted that it was paid
and that you placed it ou the table
just where you said that you did. Dick
was not the only person that came
into the room while it was there."
"He was the only person except
yourself and Jane. I don't suppose
that you took it," scornfully, "and 1
know that Jane did not."
"Just because she has been in your
family for twenty years"
"Tweuty-two. my dear."
"you are ready to accuse Dick in
stead of a servant"
"You would never accuse Jane your
self. Myra. if you had not lost both
your temper and your common sense."
"If this thing lies between Dick and
Jane. I shall certainly doubt Jane."
"Yet Mr. Ainslie was the only one of
you three who came to the table. I
remember that distinctly. He sat down
and leaned his arms on It while he was
talking to me. Besides, Myra, I have
known this young man less than a
year, and I have known Jane twenty-
two years. There isn't a dishonest
hair in her head. You needn't talk to
me in that way.
"But there's one thing that I must
say now," continued the irate Miss La
vinia, "and that you must agree to.
Unless this thlug is cleared up satis
factorily you don't .marry Richard
Myra's eyes flashed lightning.
"Aunt Lavinia, I shall make no such
promise!" she cried indignantly. "We
may never find out what became of
that detestable bill. Do you suppose
that I am going to let a small trifle
like that spoil my life?"
"nonor and dishonor are not trifles.
Myra sighed. "I shall ask Dick If he
noticed the money lying on the table.
If he says that he did not I shall know
that you dreamed the whole thing."
Young Ainslie. summoned to the
house by an imperative telephone call,
stated very promptly that he had seen
the bill on the table exactly where
Miss Lavinla had said she had placed
it "I remember thinking that it was
a careless proceeding," he explained
"and I rather wondered that as bust-
nessUke a person as you, Miss Lavinla,
i... v '1 i a ,1 '
Duram uaiccuii iucic.
"T didn't see nnv carelessness ahnnt
" ' N"
the 'matter," Miss Lavinla retorted
tartly, "considering that I . was in my
own home and that I don't harbor
'thieves." . -. . '..;'.- "- i
"Well." Alnslie Hiild lightly, "It" be
hooves me to Hud that bill. I seem to
have been the Inst porson who saw It
If I don't uueirtb it I may be accused
of the theft iijysHf."
"Don't joke IMck." Myra implored
with such an odd intonation that Alns
lie made n swift jnies at the truth.
He bad n rejil motive now for solv
ing'the vexation problem.' but he met
with no success, although he devoted
the greater part of bis time to it.
It came to a point at last where It
got "on hit nerves," and It took all of
his will power to treat the subject
lightly aud to act ns if be were igno
rant of Miss Lnvinia's attitude toward
him. - - . -.
He had made another exhaustive
search of the library one day fully two
weeks after the bill had disappeared.
He subsided into an easy chair with
a groan of disappointment. "This Is
the four hundredth time -by actnal
couut that 1 linve goue over this place.
It Isn't here, and I don't believe that It
ever was here." ,
"You saw ltvourself," Miss Lavinla
Ainslie sighed. "I tell you, Miss La
vinia. that you must get some pockets
in your dresses and then" .
He. stopped to stare at his hostess.
She bad turucd several rich colors, and
some words seemed to gurgle In her
"Are you ill, Miss Lavinla? Let me
get you some water. You look dread
ful! Can t I"-
"I feel dreadfuir she gasped. "I
never thought of It before. .Will you
ever forgive me?" she wailed plteously.
Miss Lavinia was fumbling along the
folds of her gown. Her hands twitched
nervously here and there, then one of
them dived far out of sight only to
emerge a second later holding aloft the
"It-it" she stammered faintly. "I
have not had a pocket before for,twen-ty-five
years and and I forgot! 1 I
must have put the bill in it just after
Richard left. I'm very, very sorry."
Her voice faltered. To think that
she, who prided herself upon her busi
nesslike methods, should have commit
ted such an unpardonable deed! She
looked helplessly from one to the other
of her auditors.
Young Ainslie stared at her for some
moments in silent perplexity. .When
at length the full truth dawned upon
him he gave one hilarious shout and
yielded himself up to uncontrollable
Miss Lnriuia watched him in silence.
the grimness slowly fading from her
"Well, Myra." she remarked tenta
tively. "I'm bound to say that your
husband will have a good disposition;
'tain't many men that would see any
thing humorous in this episode. And
as for pockets." she added, with sud
den vindlctiveness. "I'll never, never
have another as long as I live!"
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r nVJtCAf M. SMITH
HEN a woman makes up her mind
It is apt to be a finished product.
As a general thing, we assume1 be
fore our impudent friend dares to' pre
sume. . " ....
Being patient is a condition greatly
prized by others than the patient one.
An impossibility to deprive a hobo
of his wealth. ' I '
A new hat is to a woman what a
new dog is to a man.
Tn this war against rats, the' cat is
only a high private. . .
. . -' ,-'
There are men who never admit fail
ure, though they do sometimes confess
that they made a wrong guess as to
'- ; i' -
. ', i ...
The way to win
is simple1 aud
straight All you
have to do is to
Not being able
to mind one's
argue ; nonposses
sion. ' ' -
we desire doesn't
what we have.
Don't build air castles until you are
certain that you have a tenant for
It Is easy enough to have all the, vir
tues of the saints anil also the leauties
of the pagan gods if you have money
enough to pay for them.
Any man who would jilt a girl
doesu't deserve to be jilted by her suc
cessor. When a man is in love all of the
rules are suspended.
We know a lot of men who would be
la the steeuth heaven of delight if they
could be judged and awsraded accord
ing to their iuteutioiis aud ambitions.
I wonder why shes sitting thera .
So ppnsive in the sun i '
And all unbound her golden hair, T
A thread of gold each, one. j
'.i ' . . ; . y- J (
Bhe shakes it out and throws It high-
Ah, now I understand1'
I now ierceive the reason why ; . ;
She brushes out each strand.
reroxide's hard to handle, so
Attention, skill and -care ..
She must, when using it. bestow .
And sun her doctored hair.
Maude That loug faced Mr: Blank Is
either a philosopher or a fool, and I
couldn't make out which. What do you
Babette He talked to me for an
hour at the reception last night, and F
decided that he is both".
Couldn't Interfere Then.
Helen And you say he kissed you?
Grace Yes, but I couldn't really help
. He did it when I couldn't help
myself. . .
Helen How is that?
Grace I was putting my hat on!
To Run Up a Bill. - " 1-
"The doctor prescribed a trip to En-
rone for him." - " ,
"15ut he can't afford it."
"No: if he could the doctor would
have kept him at home. ' " .
To Get Even.
"I hear you have quit smoking,;
"The doctor ordered it."
"Maybe you haven't paid hlra.
Th auto is a tireless steed.
As you. have often heard. -
But it is not the biggest- amok.
For it is not a bird.
Both Mad. -
"He Is mad as a hatter."
"He sued him." '
"Who sued him?"
Hoping It Would Go Up
"Dabbling any In high finance?
"Just a little." - " ' .
"Got a small block of flying raachte
stock-" ' . . ,
"I eloped with my wife fourteen
"And you have never regretted It?"
"Not out loud when she was UTOUBjL.
"I hear Jones is buying picturea," -"He
Is a lover of art." - v.
"Does he understand it?" . -
"No; it Is all feminine to him."
For the Season's Styles.
"Is my hat on straight?"
"How can I judge?"
"Why not?" V
"I'm not cross eyed."