TUB ARQ-T78 THDBSDAT, DECEMBER 28. 1899.
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.Thoksdat December, 28. "
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And the funny part of it is, they are
calling the meeting now on at Spring
iieM a "lovi- feast." .
The Boer successes indicate that
men who tiht for love of indepen
ienee and liberty are better soldiers
than those who fight for military g!ry
and pay. Dubuque lelegrapb.
Dorkev V. Sha klefoki, who has
taken island seat in congress, is a
rich man. lie made bis money in the
large zinc and lead mines of Camden
county. Mo., of the best of which he
is practically the owner.
Tbk new Mcllanna declaration of
independence reads: -We propose to
prevent the establishment of more re
publics, ana to sympatmze witn any
monarch aiming to annihilate a re
public.'" Springfield Register.
I he roM -tandard bill establishes a
gigantic national bank trust with
power of absolute control over the
currency of the country. Under the
provisions of this bill the national
banks can contract or expand the cur
rency at pleasure.
Ht. Rev. I.olis ik Gokskkiand,
bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese
of Vermont, who died recently, left an
estate amounting to exactly f-' 12
The bishop was once a rich man, but
it was bis avowed wish to die a poor
one. It js supposed that bis money
has been put in many of the line build
ings of the diocese.
Fore 30 years William Johnson, of
Kokomo, fnd., has run a farm of six
acres without having a horse on the
place He is known throughout the
section as "the horseless farmer.1
He raises corn, potatoes, celery,
melons and all kinds of vegetables.
and does all the work by hand. Even
the marketing is done without the aid
of a horse, as he trnndles his crops to
town in a wheelbarrow, making an
average of three trips a day all the
year 'round. Johnson says be has an
aversion to horses, owing to the fact
that he was kicked by one when a boy
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch takes a
sby at the situation, saying that the
resolves of the rn-eot conference are
food for jest. England goes to war.
the United States plunges into mili
tarism and the derman emperor an
nounces the entry oi bis empire into
world politics" with an enlarged
navy and a bigger army. Wars ami
rumors of v.cr disturb the sleep of
prince and peasant. What makes the
spectacle grotesque is that all ttois
bluster is in the name of trade. Com
merce, we are told, is war. If you
want commerce, you must go out and
kill somebody. Military conquest i
the condition precedent, witbont
which trade is not possible. And tbe
funniest part of tbe joke is, that many
ane persons actually lelieve it.
Those narrow-beaded ptrtians. im
perialists because devotion to politics
is more to tbcm than devotion to
Lrinciple, who because the late Cen.
awton. in a letter some time ago,
deplored the attitude of the anti-imperialists,
and said if be were to be
shot by a Filipino bullet it might as
well come from one of bis own men.
as the war was being prolonged
as tbe result of the anti-imperialist
agitation in America, now seek
to attribute tbe loss of the
valiant general t the anti-imperialist
movement. But they do
not seem to realize that if it had not
been for the non-American attitui'e
that has been so righteously opposed
lieu, l.awton a and other precioi s
lives would not have been lost.
TAKES A HIGH PLACE.
Tanner I'nt to tbe Teat.
This day mav make or break John
Riley Tanner, quite. With tbe at
embling of party lights and the ealh
ering of party shadows at Springtield,
has prevea te fce ttt Beat taw U for
iit nucuuiatiu uutiiiiiaiutd.
Osry 25c a4 50c at all dnro glata
F. LI- Richlcr & Ca.
k 21S Pearl Street.
Jobn is either going to see his finish
or show the other fellows a thins or l
. T a. - at. v. m. a a . . .as. . a . m. m a a . a ass. - a s
iwu. out aner an may oe ddi me; stands wen in the tstimation OT
wuc juuipiiij; ii u 111 iav irying pan idui
the tire. The Chicago Record quotes
one of Gov. Tanners nearest friends
in Chicago," as saying that with Tan
ner in tbe field Cook conntv will be
divided; for Boss Lorimer will stick
to Tanner, while Bosses Hertz and
Pease will be against bim. This "one
of Got. Tanner's nearest friends"
thinks with this division. Reeves. Hertz
and Pease "would have enough of
delegates to make a winning combi
nation," that is they would down
Tanner. This unknown "nearest
friend" says: "You will find, how
ever, that Tanner, when be has
rounded np the situation Thursday
evening, will say: "I have had honors
enough from the republican party,
and while I believe 1 can be renomi
nated and reelected, I will not sacri
fice my friends in close legislative
districts and close counties.'' That
will throw the thing into the crowd
There will be no unseemly scramble
between Judge Hanecy and Judge
Carter to get the Cook connty delega
tion. Although Carter might be able
to show a stronger following in tbe
country than Hanecy has, Hanccv
will le able to show a stronger Cook
county following, and Judge Carter
is too good a party man to do other
than vield gracefully. I think when
tbe showdown comes that Hertz and
Pease will be with the man who can
show the most strength in this
countv. and that will be Hanecy
John M. Smyth will take this position
He will say to Lorimer, Pease an
Hettz, -You go into a room by your
selves and agree uiwn a Cook county
man for governor, and I will be for
him, no matter who be is. If Lori
mer will not take Carter, and if Pease
and Hertz will not take Hanecy, then
they will do what they always have
done pick out some one they can
According to the predictions made
last night in Springtield, Gov. Tanner
will tell bis friends congregated, re'
sponsive to his invitation, in the sen
ate chamber this afternoon, tbat i
ba9 been the custom of tbe republican
party to renominate state officers .who
have made creditable administrations,
He will claim that bis administration
has leen such as to redound to the
credit of the partv. He then will tell
them that he is for the republican
party tirst. and if be is any em bar
rassment to the party, he is ready
and willing to step down and out
The Record has a dispatch to this
It is expected by some that before
the conference adjourns tbe governor
will give his decision. Many others
however, are of the opinion that later
in the evening Gov. Tanner, William
Lorinier, Dr. Jamieson, I. N. Phillip
Charles S. Rannel's, J. R. Ii. Van
Cleave and half a dozen friends wil
gather in a room of the execu
tive mansion, and there the gov
ernor will make up his mind
whether to come out as a candidate
for renomination or throw bis
strength to some man to be picked
ont. There was much gossip today
to tbe effect tbat Gov. Tanner will
come out as a candidate lor renomina
tion. with Speaker L. Y. Sherman as
tte Tanner candidate for lieutenant-
governor, with an understanding be
tween the two that Tanner will suc
ceed William E. Mason in the United
State senate, Sherman then to be
come governor. Attac hed to this was
another ttrv tbat liov. ranner.
through the loard of directors of the
Modern Woodmen society, would in
duce Lieut. -dov. JSorthcott to with
draw as a candidate for renomination
leaving the way open for Sherman.1
I he thought tbat John Kilev, whose
tendency and training are such that he
looks uion all institutions as subjects
to political barter and sale wbere in
nvolving politic ans should assume
n t lio r tlini 1 lu taril nf t Vi a
Woodmen of America, simply because
tbe bead of tbe order is a politician
tn I ollice holder of the 1 anner school
will not occasion the deepest sense of
gratification in the minds or the rank
and tile of the great order, and they
win be slow to believe its accom
p:isnmett possible until tnev sre
some substantial evidence of such
Among tho?e assigned to tbe dnty
or "exchange of confidences from
the TaiooscDgressionaldistticts, pre
paring oi tbe great guns
including Senator Cullom. lov. Tan
ner, and others are. Congressman
George 5V. Prince and Frank G. Allen
frotxf 4 Tenth distiici.
An editor prints bis paper to give
his, patrons the news of the day and
for the money there is in it. He Is
presumed to know of what be writes.
and be generally does. When he
write as be does in the Lea r-Couri
er. Osceola Mills, Pa., without fee or
boe of reward, that "Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy acts magically, and
we have found none better in our
household. If you have a congb, try
it, it may be accepted as an honest
expression, worthy of credence. For
sale by all druggists.
It Hits the Spot.
When suffering from a severe cold
and your throat and lungs feel sore.
take a dose of Jroley s Honey and lar.
when tbe soreness will at once be re
lieved, a warm grateful feeling and
healing of the parts affected will be
experienced and yon will say: "It
feels so good. It hits tbe spot."
Half tbe ills tbat man is heir to
come from indigestion. iSardocc
Blood Bitters strengthens anl tones
tbe stomach; makes indigestion im-
fossiole. lor sale by Marshall Jfc
Attratloa la Naturally Excited Wbca
Anything la Praised by People
Whom We Know.
A tbing that stands high in the esti
mation ot the public, and which is
especially recommended by Rock Isl
and people, naturally excites our at
tention more than it'our own people
did not praise the article. Such a
thing is going on right here in Rock
Island every day, people are praising
Morrow's lUd-ne-oids. because they
cure. There is no deception, no bnm
bug. they do positively cure, and we
furnish the evidence.
Mrs. Agnes McDonald. 523 Eighth
street. Rock Island, savs: "I was at
tacked with a severe pain across the
small of my back caused from disor-
ered kidneys, also with spells of nerv
onsness. Learning about Morrow,
Kid-ce-oids I procured a package and
took them according to directions
and was soon entirely relieved of all
Morrow's Kid-ne-oids are not pills
but vellow 'tablets, and sell at 50
cents a box at all drug stores and
Babnsen's drug store.
Mailed on receipt of price,
factured by John Morrow
Chemists, Springtield, Ohio.
J. M. BARRIE'S
and Grizel" (Serial)
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Articles by WALTER A. WY
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