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TIIE ARGUS, FRIDAY, JAXDART 12, 1000.
Published Dally ud Weekly at 1854 Second
venae. Rock Island, DL Entered a the
ronomce aa Second-class matter.
lost from 50 to 70 per cent. At Gaines'
Mill, Longstreet's divison lost 4.438
out of 8,831 men.
IJ THl KAMI Or J. W. POTTKB.
TERMS Dally, io eenta per week. Weekly,
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All communications of political or argumen
tative cbaracter, political or religious, moat
bare real name attached for publication. No
auca article will be printed over fictitious sig
Correspondence solicited from every town
ship In Rock Island county.
Fkidat, Jaxiakv 12.
Senator Bevr.kiixiE say? the Fill
inos are utterly incapable of elf
government. Possibly the Filipinos
ihmk tbe same of tbe Americans
Hut that is immaterial. Chicago
The fizht between Shelby M. Cul-
lom anl John It. Tanner for the con
trol of the republican party in Illi
nois, ana incidentally for the occupan.
cv of the seat in the Lnitcd States
senate which Uncle Shelbv is now till
iujr. is not particular! v nm:i.iog. It
is simply a little ahead of time.
Rui'RKSEXTATI VE IKM K. Stl.l.I-
van. who is4ikewie assistant corpor
ation -omiel in Chicago, is to le
married to Miss Marie Carlisle, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Z. II. Mullins, at
Pittstield. Ill . Wednesday. Jan. 17.
JJems itock l-laini irn-nus will re
joice to know of his prospective hap
I.IKl T.-lioV. W . A. oi:tii ott is
fending letters of a personal nature
into the various counties of the state
petitioning for endorsement and sup
port in Ins candidacv for renomina-
tiou fr thcoflice be nas held for t hi
past three years. Brother Norlheott
has alwav- been credited with knowing
:i good thing when he sees it.
This whole wretched business,'"
declared Senator Pettign-w in the sen
ate yesterday, discussing tbe policy
of tlie administration with reference
to the 1 hihppines, "represents as
pects th "it are enough to make any
patriotic American citizen who is
proud of the traditions of bis country
ashamed ot the conduct of the men
who have control of the reins of cov-
From the vim with which John Bid.
died Tanner is entering the light for
the United States senate, it dots not
appear that the fond hopes of the re
publican party in Illinois as to the
governor's removal to Colorado at the
close of his term were to le realized
As long as John is on earth the repub
licans of Illinois will be fullv aware of
after more than a year i pro
claimed sovereignty and benevolent
assimilation in the Philippines, there
is not a village in the entire archipel
ago where a representative of Mr. Mc
Kinlev would be safe without a guard of
soldiers. And Sundav there was a
battle in the province of Cavitc in
which the American loss was 23 and
the Filipinos loss 110! And Lieut,
(tilmore. who has licen in a position
to gain knowledge, savs that "the in
surrection will last a- long as there
arc any Tagalos left."
Tin: New Yoik iui a.e:rtains from
the war depart meui records that the
losses thus far sustained by the com
batants in South Africa pale into in
signilicance in comparison with those
sustained bv federals and confederates
during the American civil war. In
one action one union regiment lost 82
fxT cent in killed and wounded: three
tber regiments in one battle lost
from 7( to 80 per cent; 17 other reg-
nneDis lost ietween ou and per
cent, and 41 regiments id one engag
ment lost lietween 50 and h.i
per cent. One confederate regiment
til (lett vsburjt lost in killed and wound-
ea 720 men out of 800. or 90 per cent
Another lost 82 per second and others
The Best Food j
for Infants !
Nature planned that infants
I should have only milk for at T
I least the first year of life. But i
thin milk, skimmed milk, will j
i not nourish. It's the milk that l
is rich in cream, or fat, that
does the work. This is bz-
sary for the growing "body.
scoii's Emulsion j
I contains the best fat. in the I
I form of Cod-Liver Oil, for all
I delicate children.
j They thrive greatly under its use. 5
I Soon they weigh more, eat more.
j play better and look better. It's just
the right addition to their regular
I food. The hypo phosphites of lime x
Y A A A m
I and soaa in a are recessary io ine I
i growth and formation of bone and i
The news comes from Paris that an
effective wav has been discovered of
inoculating against drunkenness.
Drs. Kepler and Thebot, in conjunc
tion with M. Broca, a chemist, have.
it is said, found and tested a specific
serum against alcoholism, lnev
claim that the serum, which is ex
tracted from tbe reins of a horse
which has been alcoholized, or turned
into a confirmed drunkard, inspires
in the patient an Invincible distaste
for spirituous liquors. It may be
doubted, however, if this discovery
will verv soon do away with the pop
ular remedv of the "hair of the dog
that bit vou."
Tara not to the Mrc whra the day U declining
And the glorr of unset i h"re;
Too ud U the light the far hilltops defining
In outline too renivelr cU-zr.
Tboc!.-ir was the morning it gladness is past.
And the day's brightest bein axe reserved for
THE BRITISH DOCTORS,
for groath, and the noontide is
In all that s brav ar.d ft.
But the hands become weary as shadows grow
And we look to the evening fur rer.
And why should we sigh fur trie morning's delight
When ripe fur the quiet and peace of the night?
Turn not to the eat wht-n the day ia declining.
Nor mue on tbe past with a tear.
When briKut o'er Hie luiitop ttie red light
And the glory of sunset is Iiere.
When morning is dawning away in the weft.
ilary 11. Whevler in Boston Transcript
A . - 1
At all dntgvits; oc- and i.oo.
SCOTT & BO WS I, Chemists. New York.
The intent and significance cf Sen
ator Spooner's resolution to give to
the president by law power absolute
in dealing with the Philippines will
occasion no surprise to those who
have been observing the gradual
drift of the government toward im-
pearialism. The effect of the proceed
ing which Senator Spooner fathers'
would be to place the government of
t Via rr-1 sn i 1 . m T aAiMrht tA - ofi. !
tablished, in the hands of the execu
tive branch of the government cxclu-
sivelv, and while it pretrnded that
nch conditions should prevail only
until peace is established, once made
it the law it will .-tick until the re
publican partv is overthrown, and be
yond that such principles as will be
applied to the distant lands under the
flag, whether justly or not, will, if per
muted, in the not far di-tantfuture, be
tried on our own shores. Take the
rights of the people from them in one
instance without a protest and vest
them in a single man. and it will no
1j long until the people are deprived
of all the powers of government vest
ed in them under the constitution
I hen we will realize what empire
Are Dolnr a Noble Work at Their Office
at lOOS Second A venae. Kamer
im Remarksbls Cores are be
log Reported Dally.
A staff of eminent physicians and
surgeons from the British Medical In
stitute have at tbe urgent solicitation
of a large number of patients under
their treatment in this vicinity de
cided to establish a permanent branch
cl the institute in this city at o,
1C02 Second avenue.
These eminent gentlemen have de
cided to give their services entirely
tree tor three months (medicine ex
cepted) to ali invalids who may cal
Enjoy, then, the moment, the brightest and best. upon them for treatment between now
and eb. Io. These services consist
not only of consultation, examination
and advice, but also of all minor sur
The object in pursuing this course
is to become rapidly and personally
acquainted with the sick and tbe af
Aided, and. under no condition what
ever will anv charges be made for anv
services rendered for three months to
all who call before Feb. 15.
The doctors treat all forms of di
sease and deformities and guarantee
a cure in every case they undertake
At the lirst interview a thorough ex
animation is made, and, if incurable,
you are frankly and kindlv told so,
also advised against spending your
money for useless treatment.
Male and female weakness, cartarrh
WASHINGTON AND BURR.
Alleged Cause of the Break Between
the Ttvo Great Men.
Au old lawyer, speaking of dramatic
Incideuts In court, said: 'Mere Clemens,
a ouce famous United States senator
from Alabama, told of a trial iu which
Burr appeared for tbe defense or a
man charged with murder. My recol
lection Is that tbe trial was iu the
"Wbeu Burr addressed the jury, it
was night. The guilty man was in the
room. He bad been the principal wit
ness for tbe prosecution, but Burr bad
learned that this witness was the as-
READ ALL OF THIS.
You Never Know the Moment When This
Information May 1'rove of In
It is worth considerable to anv citi
zen of Bock Island to know the value
and use of a medicine, for if there is
no occasion to employ it, in the mean
time, frail humanity is subjected to
so many intluences and unforeseen
contingencies tnat the wisest are
totallv unable to guage the future
Know then, that Doans Ointment
will cuie anv. case of hemorrhoids.
corumoiilv known as piles, or any dis
ease of the cuticle or skin, generally
termed eczema. One application con
vinees a continuation cures. Read
this proof: Mr-. F. Schindler. of 2021
tilth avenue, savs: 1 bad an irri
tat ion of the skin in a very aggravat
ed form. I saw Doan'.s Ointment ad
rertised and so highlv recommended
as a specitic for this complaint that I
was induced to get a box at the Har
per house drug store. The verv hrst
application gave me immediate relief
and the continued use of this remedy
for a short lime removed all traces
f the distressing complaint.'
Doan s Ointment for sale bv all
dealers. Price 50 cents. Mailed bv
Foster-Milburn company, Buffalo. N.
l.. sole agents for the United States
Remember the name Doan's and
take no other.
The I-'iubtinK Sirordtlah.
The swordiish is ut riy without f;s;r
and will, like :t buffalo or rhiuocero.s.
barge anything that offeuds It, often
itiiin-' .-in iimnimt tit execution luirdlv
l lie believed lnl uot the evidence ex-
t. t oiuliats between Kwordtisn are
most interesting and may be compared
to a duel between two expert swords
men. ru-lt a contest was unserved
off tbe long pier that extends Out Iftto
tbe ocean at S.iiun Monica, near I.os
Ancelos. last year. Some fishermen
noticed two bir lisli lexping out of the
wnter and dnshins alonit the surfne.
Soon It was seen that they were sword
I he season was when the nsu are uu-
iisuallv ferocious. 1 hey liad made sev-
ral rushes and when observed were
at clf'T-'t nuarters. striking each other
Kwerful side blows like cavalrymen.
This was unsatisfactory, aud finally
they separatetl and darted at each oth
er like arrows, the water fnssiug as
their sharp dorsal tins out through it.
Thev evidently struck head on. one
niNsing. while the sword of tbe other
struck just below the eye and plowed
a deep furrow in the tisli. partly dis
abling it. so that it turned and attempt
ed to escape. Hut its adversary Iso
turned and with a rush drove Its sword
completely through the Ijody of its fe
and bold it fast, oujy wrenching its
weapon loose when Its enemy stopped
swimming. San Francisco Call.
The Gallerr Aaswerrd Martha.
Of the Dublin gallerji boys a famous
baritone, in bis remtniseenees. tells
some giod stories one ef "Faust," in
which be played Valentine.
After the duel Martha, who rushed
in at tbe bead of tbe crrw.d. raised Val
entine's bead and held him in her arms
during tbe first part of tbe scene and
cried out in evident alarm:
"Oh. what shall I dor
There was a deathlike stillness in
tbe bouse, which was Interrupted by A
voice from the gallery calling out:
Unbutton bis weskitT'
I want to let the people who suffer
from rheumatism and sciatica know
that Chamberlain's Tain Balm re
lieved me after a number of other
medicines and a doctor had failed. It
is the best liniment I hsveever known
of. J. A. Dodgen. Alpharetta, Ga.
Thousands have been cured of rheu
matism bv this remedv. One appli
cation relieves the pain. For sale by
Ollice hours from 9 a. m. till 8 p
m. rsot open Sundays.
Mssin. and iu closing his address for
his client be picked up two lighted land cartairhal deafness, also rupture.
candles from the talde. and. holding goitre, cancer, and all diseases of the
them in the face of the witness refer- rectum arc positively cured by their
red to. be exclaimed: 'Gentlemen of I new treatment
the jurv. there is nature's verdict. Nov Dr. K. Valentine Ileaton, the chief
write vours.' At that moment the wit- consulting surgeon of the institute
ness fled from the room. After Clem-1 w ill be in personal charge
ens told this story be wrote a his
torical novel called The Rivals; or. The
Times of Hamilton and Burr.' In that
book be wove tbe incident into one of
the chapters. The book is out of print
and has been for many years. But it
had a great sale, particularly in tbe
Foutlr. before the civil war. for Clem
ens w-.ns a typical southern crater and
a man of wonderful personal mag
netism. The object of tbe novel was
to make Burr a hero and to besmirch
"In one chapter where Burr was high
in the esteem of Washington the latter
is represented as reading a letter from
Hamilton in which Hamilton detailed
some scandalous! gossip about Burr.
Burr was standing behind Wnsbinzton
during the rending of the letter. Wash
ington, incensed at the contents of the
letter, turned quickly and saw Burr, to
whom he said. "How dare you rend my
letter ever mv shoulder?" Burr, as
Clemens represents, stung to the quick.
drew himself up and replied with all
the hauteur of his nature. 'When your
majesty addresses such an inquiry to
me in the manner you have, the only
retdv decency can prompt I. Aaron
Burr dares to do anything.' This, Clem
ens avers, was the cause of the lreak
lx-tween Washington and Burr." New
Dr. H. P. A. Carstens.
i HAUrATE OF THE
National Institute of Science.
Exponent of natural methods of beal
ian without, the use of druns. All systems
row employed by tne most eminent prue
ti ioneers in the great centers ot tbe sci
ent'tio progress in Kurope and America.
Information of paramount interest to in
valids and those who want to remain well.
i I be furnished upon application. Con
sultation free. Cor respondents are re
quested to be explicit. Chrocic diseases
Address 131 Warren street. Davenport,
Iowa. OtMce hours s to lo a. m.. I to a p.
m and e:A to 7:30 p. m. Sundays 9 to
COOKERY IN BOLIVIA.
Tlallast For Ship.
To solve the question of ballast many
expedients are resorted to, and the re
sults obtained often are singular. Tbe
most popular ballast Is stone or rock.
and every shipmaster who hails from
tbe port of New York knows, or is sup
posed to know at least, tbe relative
value of certain grades of rocks at
various ports besides tbe metropolis.
He can dispone of a cargo of stone to
contractors here which will more thau
reimburse him for the expense of load
ing and unloading, and if the shipmas
ter is alert he will arrange for sueh
disxsal many months berore his re
turn from some out of the way corner
oft he world.
Kvery time a sailing vessel returns
from a foreign port she usually Is vis
ited by contractors or their agents.
who make competitive bids for her
ballast cargo of stone, if she carries
one. This stone Is used mostly for
macadamizing and paving streets. Fre
quently material is brought over which
Is joimI enough for building purposes.
New York l'ress.
Manic For Kluh Itnlt.
An eccentric hermit named William
Scbueller. who lives at Franklin. Mich..
Is said to be on of the most successful
fishermen in his part of the country
aud he claims to call the tish to him
by singing "Old Hundredth." He goes
out in bis ttoat and takes a station in
fairly deep water. Then he siugs. at
the same time keeping bis eyes ou the
water iu search of fish, firadually the
tish crowd about his boat, he claims,
aud when enough are gathered togeth
er the wily tishermnu casts a net
catches dozens at a single haul. Tbe
old gentleman has a famous voice, and
his neighliors are inclined to llieve
his strange story. Chicago liecord,
Tlie National Ilisli. f hope, and How
It 1st I'repnrrd.
The stoves of the Bolivian Indians
are curious things. A hole Is dug in
the ground about IS inches deep aud a
foot square, and over this is built a
roof of clay with holes of different
sizes to receive the various ccoking
pots. Boasting is done on spits pass
ed through the holes, so that the meat
comes out very much smoked unless
great care is taken to have only live
coals at the bottom of the oven.
I he national dish and the common
food of the masses is "chime, a sort
of lirst cousin to the Irish stew. . It is
a conglomerate, composed of Irregular
constituents from the animal and vege
table kingdoms, a mess of mutton and
such other meats as are available;
chicken, fish, 'fruits, potatoes, carrots.
barley, corn, rice, onions, yams, etc.,
chopped up, highly seasoned with pop
pcrs and herbs and stewed to a con
sistency of porridge. What happens
to be left from one meal simmers in
the iot until tlie nest. If the fire goes
out, the "ehupo Is allowed to cool.
but it Is warmed up again and a new
supply of tlie ingredients added to the
water logged and greasy stuff for the
In the cities, at the hotels ami res
taurants where there are French or
Swiss cooks, the "chupe" is savory and
palatable, but the farther you go from
the centers of civilization the worse it
gets. One eats It at first under pro
test, then from necessity and only to
escape starvation, but Jlnnlly the stom
ach rebels, and yon limit your diet to
boiled eggs and fruit, which are usual
ly to be obtained, but the experienced
traveler always takes canned ment and
bread with him. Sucre (Bolivia) Let
ter to Chicago Beeord.
nraitlr Wr Mlll-..
In !' au ordinary shell when it
burst broke Into from !. to Zn pieces,
Today it bursts Into 4". Shrapnel
fire In l7o scattered onlv .",7 death
dealing missiles. Now it scatters o4".
A bomb weighing about " pounds .'lo
years ago would liave burst into 4:
fragmcuts. Today, when it Is Is charg
ed with peroxilene. it breaks up iuto
!.-( pieces, each of which Is hurled
with much greater velocity than the
larger lumps wim-n were scattered bv
Itrave Men Fall.
Victims to stomach, liver and kid
nev troubles as well as women, and all
I 1 t Vi a Yi oti If a tn 1 a f nnnaf if n
poisons in tne oioiu, oacKacne. nerv
ousness, headache and tired, listless,
rundown feeling. But there's no need
to feel like that. Iisteu to J. W.
Gardner, Idaville, Ind. lie says:
"Llectric Bitters are just the thing
for a man when he is all run down
and don't care whether he lives or dies.
It did more to give me new strength
and rood appetite than anything
I could take. I can now eat anything
ami have a new lease on life. Only
U cents, at Hartz A: tJiemeyer s dru
store. Every bottle guaranteed.
Exposure to a sudden climatii
change produces cold in the head
and catarrh is apt to follow. Fro-
a gunpowder explosion. Chicago Dem-1 vided with Ely's Cream Balm you are
armed against nasal catarrh. 1 rice
50 cents at druggists, or Elv Broth
ers. 56 Warren street. New York, will
mail it. Tbe Balm cures without
pair, does not irritate or cause
sneezing. It spreafls itself over an
irritated and angry surface, relieving
imtred iately tbe painful inflammation,
cleanses and cures. Cream Balm
quickly cures the cold.
o Caase to Be Dlircaracrd.
Mr. Yotingjoi My little girl is near
ly " years old and hasn't learned to
Mr. HenjKH-kke Don't let that worry
you. My wife says she didn t begin to
talk until she was nearly S, and now .
Chapped hands, cracked lips and
roughness of the skin cured quickly I urth!
by Banner Salve, the most healing I Bi-i.
Irt lied Yog Haw Klwm Brca
Special Business Mention
The following firms are recommended to readers of The Ar
gus as prepared to serve patrons to the best possible
advantage, and worthy of business confidence:
Suits made to
Cleaning and re
S airing promptly
one at lowest
Mot mule bj truu
Black Joe Cream
It ! th. orammleu or all
L. E. West. Gum Co.
Toilet A r tides.
611 Seventeenth St.
Rock Island, 111,
Ask your Gro
cer for it and get
a Cook Book free.
S. A. MAGER
Second are. and
Hull & Co.
Mitchell & Lynda
ACADEMY OF THE
conducted by the
sisters of the visi
avenue. Rock Is
land. The Acad
the new academy
will be oper ed
Monday. Sept. 18.
MU8IO. ART. EL
and the languages.
F, A. MT1IXER,
repairing a WANT
Street, Rock Is
2035, Fourth Ave.
We give the
for the least
AND ALL KINDS
Bides, wool Tal
low. Hicbe&t price
paid whether in
small or large
or car load lots.
ave. 'Phone 4W2,
Kock Island, I1L
2100 Fifth aye.
Tne next session
7th. IXH9. nilo
For terms and full
RKV. J. T. A.
FLA NN AO AN,
E. F. Stroehle
Chicago papers de
livered and order
taken for ail peri
odicals. isi Third avenue.
then go to
24th St. and
3rd Aye. Rock
THOMAS VAN TUYL,
and all general light
113-1 1.5 West Seventeenth street.
117 East Seven
Dealers tn Feathers.
Buy and Sell.
H. 8. RACBMAN
in town to
160R Second avenue.
Rock lslanW. 111.
property and lots
for sale la tbe
E. J. Burns.
Real estate and
cy. Room 12,
Mitchell ft Lyndc
Graduate 1881 of
Second - Street,
Davenport, I a.
for all collec
returns on all
Office 1712 Second
602 Forty-til th St.
If you Intend do
ing any building call
Shop and residence
at No. 1234 Thlrty
ctchtb street, Roclc
F. J. Steele, Pro.
1709 Second av.,
Your entire ward
robe cleaned and
pressed for f 1 per
month. Work called
for and delivered.
your wife's life
mTrd. by Penn
Oil & Supply Co.
For sale by all
Rock Island Electric Co.
Isolated Plants. Motors, Electrical
Supplies and Novelties, General
Repairing. Estimates Cheerfully
Furnished. Private Telephones.
119 EifinTKENTn Street.
Eleven Years in
DR. J. R. COZINE,
Office and residence
over David Ion'a
lore. 1615 2nd; Ave.
Rock Island, 111.
2518 Fifth Avenue.
M. T. Free
Chicago papers de
livered. 329 Twentieth
A complete line
of new and 2d
At the lowest prices.
a IG22 Second Ave.
TBS WATCH MAE 8,
es, clocks, and
keepers. Artist ic jewel
ry making and
done. All work
225 20th St.. E side
served t noon,
Lunch from 4:30 to
Braised beef with
aud hot cakes 15c.
John E. Jaynes,
Short order bouse
oren day or nlt-bt.
107 Second Ave.
a new Invention.
230 Bridge Avenue,
DAVENPORT, I A.
Cbolce bard and
oft coal and coke,
lime, cement and
building material In
retail. Rock Island.
for Furnace Use.
O. D. DORAN,
, CROWN AHRIIX3K
work a specialty
New and sec
B. F. KNOX,
412 Twentieth Bt.
Telephone I Ml.
40 Hrady Street,
822 Twentieth St.
Rork Island. Tele
Estimates on any
Complete stock of
gas, electric and
are prepared to
do bending, punch
ing and cutting.
Also heavy or
Drop forging a
1IU .Nineteenth St'
Rock 11 and. 111.
In publlo schools.
Iflvate studio In V.
M. C. A. building.
OOlce hours, 4 to a
and 7 to S p. tn. and
all day Saturdays.
W. T. Magill,
Office fn Masonla
9:0 to VIM a. m.
1:30 to 4:30 p. m.
all druggists. '