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THE ABGPOIEDKES DAY, DECEMBER 11, 1895.
I Da&r aw Waaldy at MM !
iUm4.HI. Eatered at tbe
J. W. Potto
tnU-MT. M MM nsr west. Weakly,
US pw Mam; hi fttfMM. tLM.
a fellsjoaa. Mat bava
few fmblanstftem. Ha tnrfc
WW mnil be Derated see Set tfaatona.
Oaii.aanal.ati aoUctied from svsry logHp
Wedkeadat, December 11, 1896.
For Jidrt of the Nmm ftmrt from lb alxtb
judicial District, i
AAROX A. WCLFEHsPERGIR,
of Sterltae. IlU
Dowaoiai-, Mich., with a pop tils
tion of 4.000. has 24 secret societies
and 20 social clnbs.
Laeob quantities of turkeys raised
on Connecticut farms are being
snipped to fcarope lor fjnristmas.
Japanese, almost for the first
time, are advertising in New York
City for places as house servants.
Mrs. C. B. Weaver, of Berrjville,
Ark., celebrated her 100th birthday
last week, sue was bora in v ir-
Oxe of the largest stock farms Is
In Piatt eonnty, and 2,8:16 cattle are
fed on it, while 1,083 will be quar.
tered all winter.
Tiie office-seekers In Washington
this year are evidently old hands at
the business. They have their mall
sent to the swell hotels while they
reside in cneap lodgings.
The republicans bare thrown away
the charm of success attending na
tional conventions by turning back
upon Chicago as they did three years
ago. St. Louis is all right, but Uhl
cago is apt to name the winner.
Ir Uncle Dick Oglesby yields to
me prevailing demand oi tbe repuo
llcana of the state and consents to
Income a candidate for governor, it
will wind up Politician Tanners as
titrations as effectually as could be
Exports of American manufac
tured product's are increasing at the
rate of about 93,600,000 a month over
the corresponding months of last
year. There is something in the
markets of the world," as even
craiy McKlnleyiles are finding out.
There is money in it for American
manufacturers and votes in it for the
Tiie iron output of the United
States for this year is the greatest
ever known. The late reduction of
tbe tariff on iron from McKinlev
rates was abont 40 to 46 cents, near
ly one-halt. Under this reduction.
tending toward free trade, the iron
industry has prospered beyond all
previous example. This ( is one of
tne causes or a decreasing revenue.
under tbe democratic tariff Ameri
can manufactures have so increased
and as to cause a decrease in im
ports and smaller receipts from du
ties at tbe custom houses Chicago
Hamlet's grave dinrer remarks
"A tanner will last you nine year."
Bless the grave diggeVs ancient and
weather-beaten heart, he was wide of
the mark. John R. Tanner has
lasted about twice that time already,
and there seems no shaking of him
off. He was in the senate four vears
United States marshal four years,
snbtreasurcr four years, and state
treasurer two years, to say nothing
of his term as boss of the republican
state central committee. Talk about
a Tanner lasting nine years! The
rank and tile of the party will be in
luck if they shake off this Old Man
of the Sea" in ninety years. (j diner
Tnt WiriH ftntlatln aava- In
the hoase lottery, where members
draw their aetata h Int f!nl. Mavak
found himself located in the Chero
kee strip' the portion of the demo
cratic Side Of the hall which ia al
lotted to the overflow of republicans
for whom there la no room on the re
publican aide. But he has good com
pany, for directly across the aisle sits
Hon. B. R. Ilitt, who will be chair
man of the foreign affairs committee
Sold by T. H. Thomas and Mar
shall fisher, dragjbu.
tad farther back are Ilenderion, of
Iowa, alated for the chairmanship of
tbe appropriation! committee, and
walker, 01 Massachusetts, who goes
to the head of the banking and cur
Waatahall WUrbee Wars M Haired.
Soeat, in Westphalia, Prussia, was tbe
Salem of tbe European witch burning
era, and, by the way. the witchcraft de
lusion lasted for three or four centuries
looser there than it did in the benighted
burg in tbe colony of Massachusetts bay.
Tbe judicial tribunal before which all
Westpbalian witches were forced to ap
pear was called tbe Yehm-gericbt and
was composed of tbe most superstitious
set of bigots in tbe province. The trees
are still standing under which this
witch trying congress regularly met on
the commons of tioest and the records
of their proceedings are still to be found
in the archives at the town hall.
One of tbe most noticeable things in
these queer old records of the days of
bigotry and blind superstition is the
fact that tiie pages upon which are writ
ten tbe proceedings of cases in which
tbe accused were condemned to the
'stake are all adorned with locks of the
culprit's hair. The individual hairs of
this queer collection of tufts exhibit all
the variations usually noticed in such
assortments, being lung and short.
coarse and fine and straight and curly.
In one very characteristic feature, how
ever, that of color, all tbe locks have
the same general appearance, being uni
It is passing curious, to say tbe least,
that in a country where red hair does
not predominate all the witches execut
ed during a period covering several han
dled years should belong to that class
of beings derisively referred to as "brick
top blonds. " St. Louis Republic.
In a recent lecture in London, by Dr.
W. R. Oowers of the Royal society,
some curious facts were stated concern
ing tbe optical delusions suffered by vic
tims of epilepsy at tbe commencement
of their attacks.
One man for years was always warned
of a coming fit by a sensation of thump
ing or beating in the cheat, which grad
ually extended to the head. Then two
pulsating lights appeared, which seemed
to draw nearer. In an instant these
were gone, and in their place was the
figure of an aged woman wearing a red
cloak, and always tbe same in appear'
ance and dress, who offered the patient
something that hod the odor of Tonquin
beans. Then the patient invariably lost
Another case cited was that of a worn'
an whose attacks were invariably pre'
ceded by a vision of London lying in
ruins, tbe channel of tbe Thames being
emptied of water in order to receive the
rubbish of the destroyed city, and the
patient believing herself to be the only
survivor of all its inhabitants.
Still another patient always seemed
to himself, just before an attack, to
have been set down in the midst of
broad field of grass.
The cause of these singular deceptions
lies in the brain, but its mode of work
ing is not yet thoroughly understood.
Some few years since there was at
Coley Hall, near Halifax, a singing
mouse, which lived for several years in
a hole near the fireplace in one of the
rooms and became very tame, Mr. A. G.
Sunderland not allowing it to be dig
turbed. Many people came to hear its
so called singing. This mouse appeared
perfectly fat and healthy, and met its
Another correspondent says : With ref
erence to singing mice, I may say that I
caught one last year and kept it in a
cage. That they do not sing for pleas
ore, as a bird does, is evident from the
fact that it sang even when frightened.
and the singing was evidently doe to
some difficulty in breathing, which
however, appeared to canse it no great
inconvenience, as it fid well and was
in fair condition when caught. The
singing" soon became monotonous,
and I therefore restored the mouse to
his sorrowing relatives. London
Tfce Fetate'e Geaeeta IT solved.
- The early naturalists differed greatly
as to the origin of tbe potato, writes
John Uilnier Speed in Ladies' Home
Journal. In England it was held to be a
native of Virginia, and in Spain it was
said to have originated in Fern. Mod
ern opinion holds that it is indigenous
to the elevated tablelands of Chile,
Pern, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Mexico and
southwestern United States. It probably
got to Virginia by the hands of some
early Spanish explorers. It is certain;
however, that it was not cultivated in
Virginia till far into the eighteenth cen
rury, and then it was introduced in the
American colonies on account of tbe es
teem in which it was held in Europe.
Rhea metis aa Baas Klot
When there is lactic acid in the
blood. Liniments and lotions will
do ox no permanent benefit. A cure
can be accomplished only by neu
training tms acta ana ior this pur
pose Hood's Sarsaparilla is the nest
medicine because Hood's Sarsaparilla
is me oniy true mooa punner prom'
mentiy in tne poonc eye.
Hood's Pills ad email v. Tttnmmnt.
, ,..:..rv ' - - -.
y ana euacuveiy, on tne liver ana
I. 1 - A- 7
uuwcia. zo cents.
Dr. Kay's Renovator ia certain ta
cleanse and Invigorate the whole
system, soia Dy x. u. Thomas,
ShendUn waa a hanrlenmjt wrmni,
but in middle life disripation destroyed
every trace of bis former good looks, and
at nret glance he seemed singularly
The boots of the time of Louis XIV
were often a feet brood at tbe top.
That la tha rneaaagw of dan, what is the
thought they bring
Days that darken to winter, days that sweeten
Is there a lore to learn? Is there a truth to be
toW? t -
Hath the new dawn a ray that never flsshfd
from tha old?.
Day that deepens to night, night thai broad-
em to day.
What ia the meaning of an, what ia tbe word
BUence for aye and aye, and the heart beats
Till toil and life and tha day are-the night sad
uuatn ana peace.
John Ball Ingham in Scribaer'a.
POSING AT THE PIANO.
Padereerakl Thlnka rerfoimeis Showld
Look Effective White Playing. .
When Paderewski was in New York,
he was calling at a prominent Wall street
man s home in Fifth avenue when the
broker told him he would like to have
his opinion of bis daughter's playing.
The great pianist courteously replied
that nothing would give him greater
After tbe young lady had dashed off
several selections Paderewski said:
'To get tbe greatest enjoyment from
the piano the musio must not only
be heard, but the performer should be
seen. The performer should therefore be
careful of bis or her position at the in
strument. "I will be frank with yon and say
that I preferred to see rather than hear
your daughter play. I might better say
that I looked more than I listened. She
held herself correctly. There is nothing
I hate more than a listless, careless pos
ture of the body while playing.
men there was life in her touch.
Her fingers fairly sparkled as they ran
over the board and touched the keys,
rebounding from them with a snap that
was exhilarating to behold. Her manner
of using her hands and her elbowing, if
I may so call it, showed proper training
"I will therefore add that my sense of
bearing would have been equally de
lighted doubtless if my sense of sight
had not been so completely monopolized.
I compliment the young lady on her ac
'There is wisdom in that," said the
broker in repeating the conversation.
"Teachers of the piano should give far
more attention to this matter than they
now da " New York Advertiser.
Electrte Light Teat.
The public is becoming quite know
ing in many branches of electric knowl
edge, and in none more than in the de
termination, with greater or less accu-
racy.of the efficiency of the electric light.'
At one time a central station had no
great difficulty in foisting upon its cus
tomers as a 16 candle power a light that
the ordinary gas jet would be an im
provemeut upon. Now, however, people
are more critical, and they have a very
shrewd idea as to whether they are get
ting as much light as they are paying
for. If they have any doubt on the sub
ject, it can be easily set at rest.'
The latest method of measuring illnr.
initiation is based upon the principle
that tbe illumination, falling, say, on a
printed page, must have a definite value
in order to render the printed characters
just legible, and that the intensity of il
lumination so required will, for a nor
mal eye, depend upon the size and char
acter of the print. A small printed tab
let is placed in a darkened box and ex
posed to illumination from a translucent
plate of glass or porcelain, which re
ceives directly on its surface the light
whose intensity is to be measured. The
area of the translucent plate is then
varied until the amount of light received
by tbe test characters just renders them
visible. A scale is provided by reference
to which the exact degree of candle pow
er of tbe illumination is determined.
New York Times.
Backles'a Aralea Salve
The best salve in tha world for
cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt
rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped
hands, chilblains, corn and all skin
eruptions, and positively cores
piles or no pay rea aired. It ia guar
anteed to give perfect satisfaction, or
money reloaded, nice zo cents per
oox. or sain ot uaru a uuemever.
Lot at Ufa la Them Tat.
People whose 45th birthday is be-
nina tnem lancy that their power to
resist disease is lessened oecause a
cough sticks to them. They change
their ideas when they have tried tbe
Pineola Balsam, for it goes right to
the spot and makes the irritated
throat well. The resinous substances
in the pine and other trees will stop
a cougn every time it combined as
they are in Ely's Pineola Balsam
which all wideawake druggists have
ior sale at cents.
Far Over Fifty Taua
Mrs. Win slow's Soothing Syrup has
oeen usea ior cnuaren teething, it
soothes the child, softens the earns.
allays all pain, cores wind colic, and
is the best remedy for diarrhoec
Twenty-five cents a bottle.
Dr. J. C. Bishop, of Anew, Mich.
says: "I have used Foley's Honey
and Tar in three very severe cases ot
pneumonia the past month, with)
good results." For sale at M. F,
Bahnsen's drug store.
Dr. WTTH todlaa Mia Ola I ami wm
Wad Musing. laeielaS sad Rcfciag auaa. it
abeorta the ranton, allays the hebiag at
acta at a voaJUee. gtraa instant toM. Dr. WU
UaaM'Iadlaa PQaOaataMatia piauiet only for
puae and Hohng of tka nitrate aarta, aad
ems. E-rery box la gnaraateea. Sola by
by smQ. tar M casta and fl far box.
Children Cry for
You have suffered mnch in the
Past. Manv of Tonr dava have un
doubtedly been darkened by the
snaaow oi sickness and HI health.
You have oftentimes felt ploomv and
despondent. At tbe present moment
you may not be feeling just as . well
as you ought to feel.' Perhaps yon
are exoeriencincr thai first nmntnmi
of same serious ailment 'which is
lurking ia your system. Unless it is
promptly checked there may be a
long siege of illness in store for you.
Now is the time to
STOP AND THINK
about the actual state of vour health.
If you are suffering from tired
feelings, headaches, backaches, bill.
iousness. debility and other symp
toms, remember that your present
and future are in your hands. - You
can get that most precious blessing
of sound health, as others have done.
by the aid of Warner's Safe Cure.
Volumes could be tilled in telling of
what it has done for men and women
who were completely run down in
health. Its splendid tonio effects
give new life and energy to those
who are weary and worn out,
it yon are in need of help, you
should make your present and f uture
nappier oy putting your system ia
sound condition. Get a new stock
of health and strength by using the
great safe cure which builds up the
body, purines the blood and makes
the eye brighter with the sparkle of
' Caas. Blecei
THREE NIGHTS, COMMENCING
Thursday, Dec 12.
And! Mis Jesfli Olllvier, the Famona C nlralto,
financing I p-to-date Faroe Comedies,
New and No.rl Spocialtiee,
The Mtscot Prieeiw-llc. : and lie. A. lady's
Reserve! seats at Bleuer Bras' jewelry store.
Cats. Blbubr, Manager.
Sunday, Dec. 15.
Positive Appearance of the
IN BIS NEW PLAY,
M Money Order9
A Comedy Drama of Life in
It B Mr Waiter) baa o conne tion mlth
DIU aVTBCKCa HDHBMTer,
Prica-a .Vi. HO and 75c lTnasirranl Maia nt Rtonaw
nv jewujirj bwim.
Bortis Opsra Hcsss,
Friday, Dec. 13.
America's Most Eccentric Comedian,
- JOE OTT,
Supported by bis bic farce comedy company In
tbe howling tit.
The Star Gazer.
The Funniest Farce of Them
Frleet fl. 75c. SOe aad ISn. Reserved eeats
on sale Wednetdsy moraine at Flake's. Tele-
mi x.o. mi.
Electric cars for Sock Ulead aad Mollne afte
REPORT OF THE CONDITION
Rock Island Savings Bank,
AT BUCK ISLASD,
State of Illinois, before tha commencement
business oa ibe Itthday of December, liWa, i
made to the A editor of Public Accounts, of th
State of Illinois, porsaaat to law.
Loans and discoanta H.OOSOM f
Bonds sod Stocks &S0U0I0
Cash en hand ... 60
Dee from other banks MfclOS Ss
Other Real Kars e .. t.ta
FarBltare aad Sxtares 1.07
Carrent expeB.ee.... ................ 'S.SI8
Total S1.82,GM tl
Capital i tock paid in. f 100.008 00
Undivided prolt. M.S1S IS
fmvtara Deaoaiia rahjeet to notiea... T7S.I57 It
Tine CertiScatos of Depea t STUMS BU
Dae toother .an .. A. art ts
Total sirtst,est a
STATE OF ILLINOIS. I
Buck Iiun Cocarrr. 1
I. P. Qnaaae.lt, caablarortBa Rnek Iebntd av-
bars Bank, dei aotemnly swear tBat taw abova
aBm,iM east or my an.ai.gs
r. 4ESNAWALT. Caabier.
aad saese tabM m vi
dav af December, 1SK. . . KINXET.
OR RENT TWO HOUSES OP FIVE AND
three rooms, in first class order, at 1110 Third
FOR SAUt A OOUD SELLABLE FAMILY
horM. barneoe. bamr. waon aid eattrr.
Any orall will be aold atabamia. Isaairaat
WANTED EKSAGEMENTS BT A CERTI
Sed pmfewioaa narae, bite of Siaarbeatrr.
Knirlmnd. Term very re.eoaMe. Apply 15IS
Fourth avenue. . .
f0 II MISSION AND AUCTION ALL KINDS
Vi of roule aoarht and aold. dimmed of either
at private eat or at aactioa. Barria Irrta,
nTANTFD A GOOD MAN IN KVSJRT TOWN
" in the state to roll o ir choice line of nnra-
ery nock and eeed poutoee. Addreaa the
uawae nursery company, miiwaaaee, la.
WANTED TO BUT FOR CASH E OND
band aoode of every deecrlnttoa. Mom ta
loan oa chateleand all articles of nine. Gooda
toted and sold oa eonunlssion. Leave yoar or
der at 18i Second avenue J. W. Jooee.
WANTED ecHOTARS TO LUARN THE
French Kellnera eyetem at 111 Second ave
nue. Tie coeip ele system embraces the model,
romnlete Instrue'ioos ia enttma. Sttlne. Fmneh
basting and honing for only $10 CsnaT price for
ayaiem complete. airs. M. a. Lawson.
nTANTED HOTT4IKEKPBP8 TO TRT RED
.vi tuar ana S'lver Oran noima for silverware
and ever, kind of metal. R undreds ot hoaniisia.
tnousandsot hotels. Bullions of honseket.nr nae
n exriBsivt rv no aitenen eomr-irte witnout ft.
So'a bv azent at HIS Tweaiv-iourth etieeL Price
ft aad SO cents per bos.
Oil nO TO ANT MAX OR WOMAN WE
tDLUV csnnotteaob tndraw a crayon por
trait by oar patent method in three lessons.- We
pa, our annus aid to awner week to work for
as at home, evenings or st ate time. Pvnd for
work ana ptrticalar, He-msna A Seymour, SIS
oona cum rtei, roiieaeipnia, I'm.
WANTED HOUSEKEEPERS TO KNOW
that Crystal marble rnameled nreserrine
kettle a'so Acme cske bea'rr and K d tur si.vi'r
in inn, i.nnu iij murium eriiuuinilv locswa at
BIITMnhfcJrniMk a,MA O ......1- !
" " - J ......... . . jMriu,, KViNC IO
uuuuig pwrt, paten, wwr, prm SI . DU.
nOMNKY orPSY-T.ATM Y IRRIVin !
Lb forma the tinbllo of her woxderf nl nowem In
readme, the history of one'e life by namini-
tbe palm of the hand, telling tbe patt, present
and future. Advice eiven In all bnine msttnra
and f vnlly affairs, bee tells yon the initial of
yonr latere wife or nssbsnd. Cat on or adr'ress
The Ho nicer, SSI Twenty fourth street. Sock
ITANTED A FEW WEN TO REPRESENT
rv as In cities sod towns, soilcitine orders for
Onr bleb evade and romnlete line of Ornamental
cKrnbe, Trees. Hardy Rrere. etc Also men to
work eoon'ry trade on Bale of onr famous North
ern Grown Seed Po stoes, and fall lite N?!rsrrv
siock. Apply at once, statins aae. l. U Mav A
Co. Nnraerrmen, Florists and Seedsmen. St.
raui, m inn.
nrr ANTED 1 ,000 ORDERS FOR ACME CAKE
barer. Leave them at 818 Twentv.fnnrth
street, for the most wonderful Invention of the
period It will not be lone before the Acme sake
beater will be eoneioered br ex set honseheepers
as indispensshle ss a seive or sifter and be as
Bnlversallv used. Tbe Acme cake beater
mixes, atna.es and oireDlr.-s all the Imrrcdi
entsatonce. The resnlt is a perfect and h genie
uwv. , oviu uj a(eu. onijr. CTlce SI.
H7 ANTED A RELIABLE WOMAN IX KV-
" erv county to establish a roraet nerlor for
the tale of our Cclebta ed Sp nal SupiMiting Cor
sets and "Double from End to Bad vclasra. with
asnesHM iinea oast protector. Kverv pslr war
ranted not to break or rast; absolutely impervl-
one to motstore or perspiretioa A new pair
given ior every pair inac Dreaae. unarantee
printed on each corset. Recommended by over
KM 00 phyrlcians. We furnish complete stock oa
consignment and pay a salary of 0 to A5 per
monui im nae,: su aemoie nnini ireA. hmii
10 cents poatage for sample and terms. Hrcela
aunaiactnnng company, sis lanaj street, Aew
ADAMS DRl"9:LLA, THE SPANISH MIND
resaer and rorrnne teller, the on v Soanish
mind real r that ever viaited this cltv : neventh
oangDteror tbe third e iteration. Madame Dra
stlla baa been gifted bv Goo with a wonderful
gin oi nature to reveal tne mTsteraes or yonr fu
ture. She tells the past, present aad fa.ore by
the planet Tou were boru und.r: alao tbe names
of yourfrieans andemmles, and of your future
companions ; also wht bnrioess von are adapted
to. ethecan tell )ou srhete to find anytbing lot
ors'olen She can tell von about absent frlerd..
whether living or dead, she can tell wbrtber
companions are false or true ; also what part of
me maDirj i. lucaicn tor ) on TnoroogQ rats,
factioa given. No 1011 Pourt t avenue. Bock
uiuu. uoura irom a to tu p. m.
A Seal Muff.
A fine pair of Kid Gloves
A nice Astrachan Cape.
A nice pair of Fur Gloves.
A large assortment of Gloves
and Furs to select from.
CALL AND EXAMINE MY GOODS
1605 Second Av.
-Orders Promptly Attended to.
Gloves Made To Order-f
CEBITS FTaECSa IUILE FILLS.
aara t.srwTS. bwTwbw.
la mat snf mmtralisab
p 1 Measnin's Ftwaoh Fa
C aaals Pllla, have been
VI soU tor over twenty
yearaaija ussa ny iaow-
. of Ladiaa. who
(ant they ore aaameaOed.
ss apecifle sBoothly
aasdlrlim fill lail'I't
rettsf ot Psisful. amd
braamlar Miaass. F
sat ariiai MiTAvaomb
EaTITI MMM at'Sli Wm
old by M. F. Baaaaea, eUaaw.t.
A Good Thing
PUSH IT ALONG!
A Spselal Silt of Will P:;:r. '
Having received a large shipment of Wall Paper
out of season, which was purchased at less than
one-half the market price from the New York
Branch of the National Wall Paper Co.. and as
it crowds our store, we have decided to share the
advantage with our customers; and in order to
move it rapidly we will sell it at one-half the usual
price; and to make the sale more attractive we
will include our entire Wall Paper Stock in this
Persons contemplating renovating their house
now or in the spring will do well to avail them
selves of this unparralled opportunity. We
have engaged several first-class paper hangers
to do the hanging at 10 cents per roll. Call and
R. CRAMPTON & CO.
Wallace's Music Store
Pianos with Harp, Mandolin and Zither Attachment.
Pianos with Music Drawers.
Pianos with Electro-Gold Wires.
Washburn Guitars, Mandolin's. Etc.
Music Books a large stock of 50c folios just received.
Sheet Music largest stock in the state.
. All Musical Goods.
Call and S: e the New Mandolin Pianos.
11 West Second Street, - Davenport.
HEATHS AHD VKBTTILATIaTa EXQlBTKKBS.
I AT A 1 wtATtm fi
fl Ie I uwiATnc. fw
Has the most replete line of new patterns In Imported
and domestic suitings In the dry.
1707 SECOEI. IVFIUE.
CLOAKS, FUR CAPES AND
This Week at the BEE HIVE. 114 W. Second St.
See oar Line of Feather Boas.
1723 SECOND AVENUE.
irYou Want a
Warm all over,'
Warm all the time.
Not too hot in mild weather,
Use the Capitol Hot Water
Or Hecla Steam Heater.
Thirty Capitol Heaters in use
in Rock Island.
Offices in BOCK ISLAND and MOLINE