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ITHE HKGU5, THURSDAY. JULY 29, 1900.
i. THE ARGUS.
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The Rock Island Exposition Is the
talk of the town. Are you on?
If anyone thinks there is ho worry
and responsibility in managing a Mil
league let him read of the trag'o ta;e
of Harry Pulliam. the brainy president
of the chief major organization, who
shot himself in New York yesterday.
Vancouver, B. C, has a magistrate
who fined himself $5 and costs for au
tomobil speeding. So far he has re
ceived no offers to go on the stage or
to take part in the "Mikado."
How would it do for Standard Oil.
now that' it has introduced petrol but
ter to the table of the people, to try
its hand at benzine milk and paraffin
By the time the conferees get
through. with the tariff bill, it will
dawn on Taft's mind that instead of
giving them that dinner at the White
house, the top story of the Washing
ton monument would have been the
The Woman's club of Ardmore. Pa.,
has turned down Andrew Carnegie's of
fer to give $5,000 for a library provid
ing a like amount is raided at home.
The women declare if they can raise
5.oo0 they can raise more and asX i
odds of the ironmaster. Good for the
women or Ardmore. They display the
right spirit of independence.
j Stealing Silver Issue.
Y Charleston News: John Hays Ham
mond has been expressing his views in
the Wall Street Journal about the
' world's mining operations. He looks
' for a large increase in the production
of silver, and says ihat "there is a
strong rn-obability of international co-
: operation in the near future to pre
i vent further depreciation in silver," in
' the interest, as he explained, not of
silver mines alone, but also of the
1 merchants of the various countries in
' terested in oriental trade. Does this
mean that our next ticket is to be Bry
an and Hammond? Isn't it queer how
these republicans adopt the democratic
policies and make them go? There is
Mr. Taft but what's the use? In his
Income and corporation tax schemes to
pay the Roosevelt debts, hasn't he
taken his remedies right out of the
Nebraskan's platform? But what's the
difference whether we get these "re
( forms" of our fiscal policies through
' one man or another, so long as we get
them? The voice may be the voice of
Jacob, but the hands are' the hands of
I Esau; and so it is coming to pass that
our republican masters are fattening
on the unearned increment of demo
When Will It Stop?
Every housewife knows that in the
last few years there has been a rapid
increase in the cost of living. It has
been the cause of general complaint.
To the families of men of small means,
day laborers, mechanics, clerks, and
employes on limited salaries, high
prices have made the problems of ex
istence more and more difficult.
Commenting on this condition, the
New York World says:
"Few women, however, even the most
careful housekeepers, have kept ac
count of the rate of increase in prices
beyond noting a steady1 advance in
domestic expenses. They have kept
no figures for proofs. But Bradstreet's
figures which no sensible person will
deny, furnish the proofs, what they
Show affords abundant reason for the
Insistent demand from all over the
country that in revising the tariff con
gress shall see that the consumer gets
"According to Bradstreet's. between
July 1, 1896, and July 1. 1909, bread-
stuffs and live stock have' more than
. doubled in price, provisions, fruits
hides and leather have increased over
50 per, cent, and textiles CO per cent.
.Taking separate items that figure In
the cost of the average poor man's
table, on July 1, 1909, flour cost 100
I Thursday, July 29, 1909.
per,, cent . more than on July 1, lSUfi, road, severing communications . with
beef over 80 per cent, pork about 150 the outposts! Our batteries shelled the
per cent, mutton 125 per cent, hams Moors, but the advance posts were en-331-3
per cent, bacon over 170 per dangered and they had to be abandon
cent, lard over 180 per cent, butter eil. The situation at Melilla is grave,
70 per cent, and potatoes over 130 per despite the desperate bravery of the
"Even within the last year the increase-
in prices has gone almost with
out Interruption. Flour has risen near
ly (0 per cent, pork over 20 per cent.
nuitton nearly the same, hams almost ant colonels, five captains, and many
10 per cent, butter IS per cent, and other officers and subalterns, and about
coffee over 25 per cent. Beef Is one'a thousand men. The wounded num
of the few articles which did not nia- ,er at least l.r.00, including many ofli
terially increase in price. v cers. The Hippodrome is full ot
"These are hard facts which there wounded soldiers. Two generals are
is no getting around. Retail prices , mortally wounded." '
may vary more or less from month to I
month, according to locality and the
character of dealers establishments. h
but Bradstreet's figures are based on
market reports which are beyond con-
iroversy. I ney may not anneal lo I
sianu-pat protectionists like Senator
Aldrich and Senator Lodge, who. oecu-
pied with serving powerful interests,
contemptuously remark that there ex-
ists no such person as the consumer, I
but they justify the popular outcry
agaiust excessive prices, which can be
only partially met by an honest down- in Spain's history, for there was trag
ward revision of the tariff designed edy both at home and abroaiL The
to reduce the cost of living to those king reached here in time to learn
whose earnings barely suffice for their
Will Tell Its Own Story.
ri V . . . a n . i , .. . . I
iiieaniuuui frequent 1 ait in sign-
ing or reiusing to sign the Payue-Ald-
rich bill will tell its own story.
With two voices sounding in his
ears, one that of the trusts demanding
that he sign, and the other that of the
people, asking for the use of . his veto,
the president finds himself in a posi
tion where his action will give Un
people a direct line as to who is really
in the saddle in this country.
No doubt the president would like
to veto the bill, realizing as he must
realize that the promises he made to
the people, such as revision on a basis
of equalization of cost of production
here and abroad, are not being kept.
Like any average man in public life.
ue wuuui prcier to please msieau 01
disappoint the great mass of Americans
who prefer honest revision downward
to revision upward.
But as has been pointed out before
the president is not in a position wh'.-re
he can use wide, unbounded iHc-.iir.i
fle to tL'hrhtr h will citrn m r.fn
to sign. President Taft finds himself
under obligations to the tariff trusts
every one of which will suffer through
tevision downward. Mr. Taft nado his
campaign on funds largely 3u?:d"'d by
the beneficial ies of high protect! jh,
and these big industrial concerns nat
urally expect that he will not now tun-
around and act against their interests.
President Taft could win a -lain- tor
himself in history by "double crossing"
the corporations that p- greed
above patriotism. The whole . nation
would applaud such a course the
whole nation save probably the trust
ridden New England states.
With the sentiment of the country
avowedly for downward revision, it
s?ems certain that if the president
signs the bill it will spell failure fur
his administration thus far. This fail
ure would in time to come probablv
be charged to President Taft's sec
tion of advisers. First filling his cab
inet with men carrying the endorse
ment of the trusts, and then confining
his conferences to the representatives
of the privileged class, the president
has been in a position where it has
been almost impossible, for the voice
of the people to reach him.
From first to last the president has
relied on Senator Aldrich for advice.
Speaker Cannon, who before election
was reported to have the endorsement
of Judge Taft. has been a welcome
caller at tha White house since tin
departure of Theodore Roosevelt.
Republicans like LaFollette, Bristow,
Dolliver. Nelson and Murdock. who
have endeavored to represent the sen
timent of the people, have been ig
nored completely at the executive
mansion. Roosevelt policies toward
trusts- have been on the shelf since
March 4. and those republicans who
admired Roosevelt's attempt to direct
the attention of the nation to the trick
ery of the Aldrich-Cannon clique have
been amazed to observe that President
Taft has made of these corporations
controlled politicians his bosom com
If the president signs the bill Aid-
rich and Cannon have cooked up n
the interests of the trusts and corpor
ations. it will have to -be- admitted
even bv republicans that the president
belongs to the Aldrich-Cannon or the
reactionary wing of his party.
SPAIN'S HOME CONDITION
SO BAD AFRICAN DEFEAT
IS NEARLY LOST SIGHT OF
(Continued from Page One.)
the city where the fighting contin
ued desDerately. In the city, the
Spanish killed and wounded num
bered almost 3,000 which takes no
account of the men at the advance
posts who evidently were cut off and
abandoned to their fate. ' Melilla is
full of wounded men. -
Shoot People on Sight.
Madrid, July 29. The governor of
Barcelona today published a decree
oraering the Inhabitants of the city
to return to their hnmos -After 9i
hours anyone found In Ze streets is
uauie 10 De shot on sight.
1 Official Report.
The extent of the disaster was plain
ly apparent irom ueneral Marina's dis
patch as given out at the war office
..today. .He says:.... . .', ;.. . -., .. .
, ."On July, 27 the Moors cut the rail-
troops who are now fighting under the
walls of the city.
Our losses in the engagement were
General Pintos. a colonel, two lieuten-
, over a u c ai.iool..
m.hh iiv MThfl r-vninti.
stage. There is much bloodshed and
artillery has been employed in the
f n,.i,., ,.n
breaks. The ritv is terror-stricken
The revolutionists are reported to be
fighting desperately behind ban!
cades. The troops include mounted
artillery and the defenses of the reb
els have been raked with shot.
Yesterday marks a black chapter
that part of his army at Melilla had
had a bloody battle with the Moors,
which though the final victory was
won by the Spaniards, cost the lives
of ' I imVr unit n tntnl nf 900 Snn.
ltarA uni-i nt .nnii..
Onrnirnhlp KrepM Facta Hark.
An exact estimate of the dead and
wounded in the clashes between the
troops and rebels in Catalonia is ini
possible owing to the rigid censor
ship, 'which prevents the sending of
private dispatches, and the govern
ment has not fixed a total. The gov
ernrnent admits, however, that riot
ers have been killed and wounded in
several cities and towns, including
Barcelona, Alcoy and Calahorra.
Details of the latest disturbances
at other points are either meager or
lacking altogether. There has been
rintinp- nt ?n rji p-nwcii V'nHrtll T?inin
Port Bou and Uaun an(1 a gt.neral
atrifc wa docl.-.red vpstrdav t His
caya. At these places there lias been
much destruction of property.
KlKhtinK at Ilnroelmirt.
The center of the rebellion is in
Barcelona, to which place the gov
ernment is rushing extra troops.
,spat.ch th'S ",orning sfid hat
Barcelona revolutionists had been de
feated as a result of desperate
charges by the troops, but a dispatch
at noon announced that fighting had
begun again, the artillery using
heavy guns to demolish the barri
cades. The peaceful section of the
population fled in fright to their
homes and locked and barred them
selves in. A military proclamation
has been issued at that city that n
life is safe and warning peaceful cit
izens to remain under cover.
The greatest inquietude reigns in
Madrid. King Alfonso was closeted
until a late hour with Premier Maura
and an official note was issued say
ing that the situation was exceeding
ly grave and that the rebellion must
be repressed with an iron hand,
the Catalonians were struggling
engulf all Spain in a revolution.
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In the hattle of life.
In 3808 he married Miss Grace Wilson of New York, despite the violent
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The Argus Daily Short Story
Aunt Aline's Tryst By John Roxbury.
Copyrighted. 1109, by Associated Literary Presa.
"Why. Aunt Aline: How pivlty you
look! What have you been doing to
yourself? And where are yuii going?"
Little Mrs. .lord.-iu hud run into her
Flint's cos-.y home on her way to the
"Is It so unusual for uie to look nke.
Miss Sherwin turned from the glass
before which -she bad been giving a
linn I toiuli to the soft brown hair that
waved mound her while forehead and
smiled quizzically nl her niece.
".No." returned I he little matron with
cordial sincerity: "you always lock
lovely lo lau and Nell and me. Hut
you never would buy yourself pretty
clothes while we were with you. and
as you were always doing something
for us you seldom took time to look
at yourself. That' new golden silk
is wonderfully becoming. and that
inechlin at your throat, with the
quaint brooch of total and silver, is
most artistic. And you have such a
pretty pink color in your cheeks. One
would think you were a young girl go
ing out to meet your lover."
The color of which Dollie Jordan
8oke deepened to rose. Miss Sherwin
laughed an odd. embarrassed little
"Sou mustn't come flattering nie."
she said. "And I don't wish to hurry
you. but you'll miss your train to town
If you stay much longer."
"Mercy ine: So I will!" And with a J
hasty glance at the clock and a hurried
kiss she rustled away at a rapid rate.
Miss Sherwin turned again to the
mirror when she was alone. Dollie
was right. She did not look her twenty-nine
years. Indeed, the face that
smiled back at her was very sweet In
Us bright serenity. The lips that part
ed over gleaming white teeth were
full and rosy. And the large gray eyes,
looking forth from under dark brows
and lashes, had a beaming brilliance.
"Maurice won't see much change In
me," she said as she put on her hat.
She slipped on a wrap and took up her
gloves. But suddenly she stood still,
shaken by the cruel dread. Suppose
he were not there! It.was a long jour
ney here from Australia. Accidents
innumerable were occurring every
week. What if he were the victim of
one? What If he were 111 and could
not make the trip?
The one greatest dread of all she did
not voice even to her Inmost conscious
ness. "How foolish you are. Aline Sher
win!" she said, with an Impatient little
toss of her head. "His last letter said
he would meet you at the old trysting
place pn this day. the anniversary of
our engagement there. Maurice would
never break his word."
She walked at a brisk rate the many
blocks which lay between her home
and the park. Th charming suburban
pleasure grouud was . gorgeous in its
I .OTHROP s.
by Bradley Studio
as conscientiously, simply and faith
lo Wtu. C. Mailt, ayo6.
.tin nnniMl roiVes. of amber and crimson
and living gold. There was a con
tlnual drifting of glowing leaves
through the blue.' hazy air. And every
where children were making merry
running and laughing and playing
Hut when Alice Sherwin reached the
great stone fountain where the leap
ing water no longer gtittered her heart
sank with sudden, sharp dlsapoint
nieiit. There was no one there but a
gray haired, spectacled man. who
glanced up at her approach only to
bend instantly again over the paper
lie was reading. She took out her
watch and consulted it.
"My watch is fast! I am ten min
utes tiwi soon! How foolish of me to
to fear!" she said.
She walked up and down the grav
eled path near the fountain. To sit
still was impossible. She watched the
different avenues up which he might
come, it was ten years since they
had parted. Five minutes gone! At
3 he would be there, he had written
And he need never have gone away
If It had not been for Mary's unex
pected death she might have gout with
lilin.r . But Aline had declared herself
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bound to take care of bcr sister's-chil
Sis months ago freedom bad come to
her. Dan was a man and prospering.
Dollie was married, and Nell had gone
to live with her. So Aune. .bDerwin
wrote to her lover that she . was wait
ing for him. s . t
The clock in the tower, clanged out
the hour of 3. , -: ' ..
She started, and her reticule fell to
the ground. Three, and he was not
here! Each clang of the bell had
struck on her heart like blow.
You have dropped vour bag!" The
man on the bench pl -ked it np and of
fered It to her. lifting uls uat Tn
afraid you are disappointed," be said
pleasantly. "You were expecting some
She hardly glanced at him. But she
was lu the mood for connaence, ana
his voice was sympathetic.
Yes." she said and sat down. VA
friend who has been long abroad was
to have met me here this day, this
hour, and he has not come."
I've been a great traveler myself,'
he man said. "Where did your mend
In Australia." Her eyes were still
eeking an advancing figure along the
oaths that led to this fountain.
I've been there. But of course It's
a mighty extensive country, ana me
cities are populous."
1 sunnose ro" she assented an-
tractedly. Her heart was like lead
within her. "It would be absurd to
suppose you had known Maurice Far
"Let me see." he repeated musingly
Yes. I did know a man of that name
What did your friend look like?"
He was straight and handsome,
she returned dreamily. "He had brown
beautiful eyes, a classic, clean shaven
face and curling black hair."
Oh. that isn't the man I know at
all." he said positively. "The Farrar
1 know is rather stout and bearded
and quite gray."
Miss Sherwin nodded indifferently
She glanced again appeaJiugly at the
clock in the tower. Fifteen minutes
past 3! He was not coming.
There is no use waiting." she said
rising. All the joyousness seemed -to
have left her. "Maurice would be
here if he were alive!"
How dreary the golden day had
grown, how cold! And what a moan
there was in the wind, a tiesolate cry
that found its echo in her hieart.
The man on the bench sixrang erect.
a straight, robust figure. He thrust
his smoked glasses in his pocket.
swept off his bat and held out wager
"Aline!" he cried. "Maurice is here!"
For oue wild, stunned. Incredulous
moment she stared at him. Then she
took a faltering step forward. His
arms closed around her as she sobbed
out her gladness on bis breast.
Marked by exile and labor, premature
ly gray, and yet the same the old
sweet smile, the old loving eyes! .
'It was no deliberate deception.
dear. It was only when I saw J'ou ap
proaching that 1 remembered the
glasses 1 must wear iu strong sun
shine and slipped them on. 1 cannot
read with them on." he laughed, "but
1 bent over the paper just the. same.
My dearest own girl, will you forgive
me? You have kept your girlish beau
ty. The fever that made my hair gray
makes me look older than 1 am."
Her color had come back iu a rose
red tide. She smiled up at him. stand
ing stalwart and dignified before her.
and she cried to bim: "You are hand
somer than ever. Maurice! But even
if you were really bent and crippled
yes, and blind you would be, as
you've always been, the ouly man In
the wide world for me!"
And now the leaves bad a merry rus
tle and the wind a song of joy.
The Cause of His Awkwardness.
He At last we are alone, and we
have an opportunity to speak. I have
been seeking this moment for days and
days, for 1 have something to sav to
She (Jo on. Mr. Harkins.
He I will. Miss Jones, you perhaps
have noticed that at times I have been
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your presence; that I have had some
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ray to you?
She (softly)-Yes. .
He That constraint, that awkward
ness. Miss Jones, was due to due to
She Go on. Mr. Harkins.
He Was due to the fact that I fear
-d you were uot aware that I nm
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VANISHING LIGHT, .
rrvHE daycare erbwfngfshorter.
It seems almost a crime
To have the long litt'veninga ,'
With us sp-llttle Umeimf r . r
. And, creeping .slowly , gout h'watd, f
. The sun throughout July
la clipping- each day's ed$i.''
, Alas, how. time doe flyl'v-.'-
Bo very short the seksoh - - '
Since we were feeling gay"
While looking out wifk$toB$ur i .
Upon a lengthening day.
The time when we were say In. '.
"My. this Is a delight
And really something like It "
To eat without. a light!"
'Tls thus as though on rollers ' ;
Our days serenely glide . -Or
as a baseball player
In running makes a slide.
They come, and In the morning ,
We tumble from our bed.
And ere we look about us ' '
We find that day has fled.
And so the hours are speeding
Like rumbling railway trains, '
And we grow old and grouchy
And stiff and full of pains. '
One week succeeds another.
Thus piling up the years.
There Is no way to stop them .
With coazlng, force or teart.
He Was On.
"What do you want for "them
stamps" asked' the gentleman from
Jayyille. looking oyer a collection of
rare denominations. . : . . ,
"Twenty-five dollars for.Jhe lot,", re
plied, the dealer.- . ,
"Come ou, Maria. , He is tryinf. to
bunko us. Them has. an been can
celed." , - . -.
' Beats the.:6ime.V
'You can't get. something for noth
ing," said the philosopher;of f be com
monplace, looking for all the world as
though he had made an original dis
covery. -.-- -
That might have been so once,"
said the nifty young beraonX -'but It,
isn't true any more." . ' ' ) . .
'Is that so, smartle? Maybe you
earipoint to an instauce.
'Sure 1 can. What would you call it
when a lazy person gets what's com
ing to him?" ''. '
'I Neat Fit.
Cousin Charley, trxa the rural dis
tricts, was visiting them, and during
his temiMirary absence they were dis
cussiug ways of eutertaiuing hlni.
'We must take him to the theater.
of course." J
"Oh. certainly." .
"And couldn't we manage to get bim
!eh!iid the stage?" asked Clara." '
Would he enjoy it?"
'1 don't know, but be would so nice
match the greenroom."
The wild wave said to the petibla,
The only one on the beach, - '
- In a piping, childish treble:
"You certainly are a peach.
And how I like to kiss you
As 1 glide, swift, over the- sand!
Were you gone how I would miss you J
How lonesome then the strand!"
And the smooth and ehintrvj pebble :
With its polished fare and fair
None knew her for a rebel
Replied with an innocent air, "
"You aren't the firsts O watar.i
Since first old time has flown
Who has asked ot earth's fair' daugh
ter . ,
And. asking, received a stone!" ;
"How would you like to teach school .
In the couutry, Millie TV . . ";
"Fine." ' i
"And board around?"- . v
"That would be thevbest part of it
There would be such a variety.
" "No; of youngjueUj
Short End. ' ' ;
1 wonder why so tuauy women are
so discontented." U v ; ' '
"Probably betBUeK.oftbfly '6ua
bands." ' ' , l. .
"How is that?" ;v -; ; '
"They are so contented."; v-
PERT PARAGrtyf-Hsl , , V
Ignorance of the law excuses no one :
but the judge.- " r ;
The good old Summer Time is'a lady
that takes the opportunity to throw
bouquets at herself. -' .
A soft answer turneth away wrath,
but not the young man. . . t . -
Since - flies have been adjudged nn- -iesirable
citizens everybody Is endeav
oring to screen them.
. . . - .
A razor and the man who uses It
should have a good temper. : '. ' j
Housekeeping Is oue. of the most un
appreciated jobs that a sane tadlvtdual.
ever got up against . . j :
;' " -T v.- ' . ' ; ' '-
If you don't" believe that riches bave
wings ask tbe flying inventor.'