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THE ABGU8, TOM DAY, JANUAB1 R, 1897.
PnblU bed Dally and Weekly it ISM Bssond
a-resns, ock Islacd, 111. Entered at thspott-
oBce m lecond-elasa metier.
J. W. Poms
TB RMs Dally, io eeou per week, weekly.
f.OO per annsm; la advance tl.SO.
All commuiUcartOLij of po ' : cal or argumenta
tive character, political or r (Ions, moat hare
real name attached for i ilcation. No snob
article will be printed or or n, rations aignatnrea
ODTreapondeooe solicited from every township
n Rook Island county.
Tuesday, January 5, 1897.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says
that as Mark Hanna captured the
floating vote it is natural that he
should be mentioned for secretary of
Mrs. Hetty Green has bought a
now bonnet and Ruseell Sage is the
owner cf a new hat. Prosperity
must surely be here. Chicaoo
The candidates for the Illinois
senatorship are Madden, Mason, Al
lerton, Hitt and Carr; in other words,
the great state of Illinois is about to
give a practical illustration of how
a mountain can bring forth a mouse.
St. Louis Republic.
Westekn coroners' verdicts have
been affording much amusement for
the people of the effete east, but if
any of them arc any worse than the
one rendered by a New York coro
ner's jury in the Arbuckle case, it
hasn't been printed. The New York
verdict was that Arbuckle died from
heart disease and "other unknown
TriE democratic state central com
mittee of Illinois at Springfield last
night approved of the action of tin
caucus at tbe governor's mansion in
the afternoon. Gov. Altgeid gaining
supremacy in the control of the com
mittee, and defeating Hinrlchsen for
reelection as chairman. The officers
decided on for the ensuihg yer.r are:
Chairman, Dwight And.ews: vice
chairman, Thomas Gahan; treasurer,
J. VV. Orr; secretary, Theodore Nel
son. The Indianapolis Sentinel tells a
story of a little girl whose parents
gave her a tricycle, though she had
been praying for a bicycle. She
seemed tne Hast bit disappointed
when she saw it, but said nothing.
Most of the day was spent in wheel
ing about near the house, but when
it was time for her to go to bed at
night her parents were somewhat
startled to hear her begin her prayer
as follows: "Oh. Lord, don't you
know the difference between a
bicycle and a tricycle?''
A New York writer, describing a
costume worn by Mrs. William C.
Whitney at the opera, Bays: "The
waist seemed t;i be literally covered
with diamonds and emeralds. A tiara
of diamonds rested on her coilTura.
About her reck was a solid band of
diamonds, from which were sus
pended pendants of diamonds, falling
over her shoulders. In the center
of the corsage was a diamond star;
on either side was other diamond
clusters, and suspended from the
(ii right shoulder and falling down over
t tbc waist was a single strip of dia
monds of immense size. 1 don't re
t member if she wore anything else
TOT presidential electors chosen at
tho November election will meet next
Monday at tho capitals of their re
spective states and vote for president
and vice president of the United
States. Tho result of the ballots of
that day will be sent to Vice Presi
dent Stevenson by mail, and also by
special messenger, and tho returns
will be canvassed in the presence of
both houses of congress Feb. 10, and
the election officially declared. The
president-elect and " the vice president-elect
are never officially notified
of their election, but must depend
upon tho newspapers and their
friends to tell them of the high hoc.
ors the people have seen fit to bestow
Ex-Sexatok Im: alls, a strong sup
porter of the republican platform
curing the late campaign, now says:
"I regard our national currency in a
critical condition. We have now a
naturally, contracting currency.
There is no prevision for increasing
tho issue cf ps,per money. The
natural increase of gold is not suffi-
of tie Globe for
mm - - " mm a-a UOTSplii-ts,
IEIMI MEDICAL Lift.
y preawi aaa oy esuneni p&TBCiMs:
i DR. RICHTFR'C
WorM lvn,:WTi:Mi! ll,'Tv..irV-aMvsTirr-.-fnlt
Only Rrnnlno wl:h Trade Mark " A
I'. Ad. Rkhtrr A Co.. tl o IVirlSt..
31 HI6HEST AWARDS.
1 Q HM,.K TTmiM. Awn ftlktiw.nte
JttEALL ft rT'EXS 1 838 HWcoLd
' T B.TSCJrUS. 1630 Second m
na MCHttifa 1
cient to meet the demands. We have
stopped the coinage of silver. Onr
population and business is increas
ing, onr currency is decreasing. I
am of the opinion that there should
be some means of increasing the cir
culation annually to meet the growth
in bnainAHa inrl nnnnl.tln " TtiA
election is now over and a lare
, . . .
numoer 01 prominent republicans
are sneakincr their honest convictions
on the currency question.
Official Proceeding of Lett N'lghre Coun
City Council Boom, Rock Island,
Jan. 4, 1897. The Council met in reg
ular semi-monthly session at 8 p. m.,
Mayor Knox presiding and all the
aldermen present except Schreiner and
Winter. The minutes of the last reg
ular meeting were reada nd approved.
Officers' reports for the month of
December were read and ordered plac
ed on file.
Alderman Foss, from the Finance
Committee, submitted an ordinance
which was unanimously adopted al
lowing bills out of the various muni
cipal funda as follows:
N'os. L 2. 3. 4.
N'. G. Ostorman 6 00 8 00 6 00 2 00
P. McQuaide 4 50 4 15 1 35
Jas. Awlebee 4 50
Jan. Haekctt 4 50
Jno. Gaffe? 4 50 2 85 1 35
J no. Shan .on 4 50 1 50
Geo. Anderson 4 50 7 50 75
Geo. Gosr-he 4 50 3 35
John Condon 1 50 5 25
W. McCarthy 1 50
Hen Holland 1 50 3 00
K. Doeckel 7 00 2 00
Hans Brumm 6 Oi 2 00
O. Terry : -5
John Volk 2 25 75 2 25
A. Berge 1 50
L. Fuller 3 00
P. lledllng 3 00 5 00 1 50 1 DO
J. Johnson, No. 1 75 1 50
John Mulhern 12 M
John Kagan 1 50 10 85 1 50
V. Voss 75 4 85 13 35
C. C. Kroegcr 4 50 4 10 6 75
B. Hanson I 00 1 50 1 50
P. Peterson 6 00 9 00 6 75 4 50
Jno. Konosky 8 00
Peter Moddc 2 25 4 50
M. Hreene 1 50
P. Noonan 1 35
Tho.". Manuell 2 85 3 75
Jno. Conway 1 35 2 65
M. .Smith 1 50
N. Kane 1 35 1 15
P. JlcGulrc 1 35 2 25
Jas. Slater 1 85
H. Itke 1 35
Wm. Murriu 1 35 1 15
Gus Brulin 3 15 3 35
K. MeCJualde 1 35
it. Boucher l 50 1 65
M. Ill 60 60
J. Marron 1 35
U. Thompson 60
K. O Donald 75
Chris Johnson 6 S5
H. s. Babklrk 4 65
S, e'unniugham 1 50
A. Bradv 75
r. J. Elllngwood 2 80
1!. P. Fuller 75
J. Sjiaulding 1 50
K. Albert y 1 50
B. Thompson 1 50
IA. Decker 5 25
1 Tunney 1
J. Long 75 2 25
IJ. W". Ki-U 7 50
B. Paulsen 75
J. Basse. 75
Chas. Bowers 4 50
V. Jamison KH 6 00
Geo. Kvans 0"
Aug. Kandt 1 SS
J. Matlock 1 50
l Killers I 75
A. Mandril 75
Jas. Fox 35 4 50
Cham Miller 1 50
Win. O'Brien 1 50
J. Schaab 9 00
J. V. Thompson 3 75
G. Grimes 2 25
II. Owens 2 25
O. r,wauson 9 00 t :0
Sam Knox 9 00
Jno. Burkemeir 1 50
C. Christetison 1 JJ 7 H
Jas. Kinney 1 JJ
Jas. Koss 11
( '. Lorenz. c J
N. Baker 40
Labor pay roll
labor pay roll
iabor pay roll
Ijibor pay roll
W. A. Darling
I.bor nav roll 46
Labor pav roll
Rock Island Lbr A Mfg. Co
2d WARD SIDEWALK.
Labor pav roll 9 00
SIXTH WARD SIDEWALK.
Labor pay roll 4 50
Labor pav roll lti 50
SEVENTH WARD SIDEWALKS.
Labor pay roll 7 50
Oloff & Atkinson 3 37
FOURTH WARD SIDEWALK.
Lihor pay roll 16 25
Labor pav roll 6 75
W. A. Darling 1 35
THIRD WARD SIDEWALK.
Labor pay roll 12 50
V. A. Darling 75
Labor pay roll 69 60
Labor pay roll 21 40
A. J. Hencke 110 00
Wright & Barber 4 50
11ENRITZ & H.
Labor pay roll 1 CO
F. M. Pala H 00
Kramer. Blouer & Co 4 2
James Burris 1 00
Harper & Robinson 30 10
People's Tower Co. 1,079 89
Mrs. M. Goodman 7 00
A. D. lluesing. City Clerk 3 49
I'avid Don 8 40
People s Power Co 50
Rock Island Argus 1 80
W. A. Darling 3 W
W. A. Darling 73
Variety Wood Works I 05
D. V. Knox 100 00
A. D. Huesing M 00
Jos. L. Haas SJ 66
H. II. Holland 66 66
S. T. Nelson 45 00
C. R. Chamberlain 8 33
B Et2el 81 25
A. B. Carlson
Mrs. M. J. Phillips
Rock Island Fuel Co
Smith ft Hause
U W. Allam
J. M. Schaab
J. H. Stuhr
I'.oek Island Steam Laundry
Har.sgen . B
People's Power Co.
J. D. Collier
C, us Gelger ...f
I Mrr. M. Egan .
; Young fc MrComfre
R. C. Benson
Chas Brandele ....
A. I tke
J. M. Schaab
L. A. Schmidt
Smith & Hause
Rock Island Argus
H. r . Cordes
People's Power Co.
C. N. Hastings . . .
Mrs. M. Repine
Young & McCombe
Weyerhaeuser ft Denkmann
C. C. Kroeger
L B. Souders
Corcoran ft Simon
People s Power Co
C. J. Ramskill
G. W. Newbury
Mrs. li. Paulsen
G. W. Aster
J. O. Swanson
Young ft MeCombs
D. J. Brown
People's Power Co
Labor pay roll
Labor pay roll
T. J. Reddig
W. H. Wise
P. F. McGuckin
Coal Vallev Mining Co
A. D. Huesing. City Clerk
Port Byron Lime Association
E. E. Lamp
W. B. Pettit
Labor pay roll
E. A. Rounds
Storm drain account
Second ward sidewalk account ....
Sixth ward sidewalk account
Seventh ward sidewalk account ..
Fourth ward sidewalk account ....
Third ward sidewalk account
Henritz & Hilller
Seventh avenue account
Sundry sidewalk account
Spencer square account
Fire department. No. 1
Fire department. No. 2
Fire department. No. 3
1 " 1
3 In I
Waterworks expense account
Waterworks construction account
Bills of Circ uit Clerk O. W. Gamble,
SOG.40, for court costs; W. A. Darling,
$74. SO; and C. J. W. Schreiner, $15.03,
were ordered attached to the ordinauee
previous to its passage.
On motion of Alderman Johnson the
Clerk read the report of the Sewer
and Finance Committees against ac
cepting the storm drain. Alderman
Nelson moved that the report be
adopted. The Mayor asked that James
Farrell, an employe at the waterworks,
be heard in relation to some cement
sacks which lore the .Milwaukee
brand, left at the waterworks to be
destroyed. Mr. Farrell testified to a
lot of sacks being left at. the water
works in October; he had not noticed
the brands particularly.
The Clerk reael a certificate from Dr.
K. YV. YVris. of Ottawa, stating the ill
ness of John IiOoney (attorney for M.
Schnell. the storm drain e-ontractor)
he being unable to attend to business.
Ueeeived nnl ortlereel plaeeil on file,
on motion of Alderman Kennedy.
After debate the motion of Alder
mnn Nelson adojitincr the report of
tbe committee to reject, the storm
drain, was carried by unanimous vote.
Mai. J. M. Beardsley was heart! in
behalf of the hnrbor and levee im
provement, on motion of Alderman
Adjourned on motion of Alderman
Kennedy. A. D. lluesing,
Oh! Why Can't I Sleep?"
Is the moan of many a sufferer
Little does the poor man or woman
think that the cause of their sleep
lessness is the accumulatiou of poi
sons in their blood.
That the clogged
and sluggish condi
tion of their kidneys
will not allow them
to carry out of their
systems these poi
sons. jiLiLi BuBs& Db Ana iBui iDtiT un
strung nerves are diseased.
But these are facts.
Dr. Hobbs Sparagus Kidney
which stimulate tbe kidneys to filter
all offending poisons from "the blood,
will cure this sleeplessness this
Ask any of your nervous friends
who have tried them. If yon do, you
will try them yourself and recom
mend them to others. That's the
SafTered for Months with Tales la the
Back and Ripe.
Burlington. Iowa. Nov. 4, MK.
I have suffered for several months
with pains in my back acd hips.
Was unable to turn in my bed with
out using my hands. After csing
your Sparagus Kidney Pills live days.
I was able to resume my work which
consists of heavy carrying (transfer
freight from morning till night). At
times I could not lace my shoes. I
am now feeling very much better,
but shall continue to use the pills a
f w days longer. I am now almost
free from pain.
J. M. Gkren, 9: 1 Foster Street.
For Sale Bv
T. H. THOMAS, DRUGGIST,
Cor. ad Ave and 17th St., Rock Island, Ilia.,
STOP LOSING MONET.
Speculate jodidonalj an '. avoid all rfk-.
Onr Co-operative Syndicate Plan, tadotaad b?
eedirg financiers, as onre:edenud facet t.
IO PER CENT
profit weekly oar moM.
NEW SYNDICATE NOW FORMING.
Proeptctne girtnR tell particular, aleo Mark, t
Letter mailed free erritc lor it
PeWolf A Co., ankeraand Brokers,
Bank Beferesee. 50 Bioadwey, N. T. Cay. I
A CCMr.'CN EXPRESSION USED BY
Elarv '.n rot Tteellie the FH
of Those Tuo Word.
YVhrr. a woman is nervous and Irri
table, bx Bel acd bce-k ache, feels tired
all t;ie '.'Tie. 'ises sleep and appetite,
lias ;v.i..s in groins. !. ar:r.:.'-ivvn
that a womb
traacte :s lrr;r-!rent. and she cannot
act to promptly if she valuea her
future coi:. fort B'l happiness.
S1B exneriente ui:.'. testimony of
MM of the in.,st noted women of
A BBt I ka, pn as prove lieyond a qncs
tior. that ' ; ' 1 E. I'inkhnm's Vejretal le
' ' ' .' am el n such trouble
ct oar- by r.-movir.p; tbe cause mn&
rost.-r:.,.- 0M . - ai s to a healthy and
nonn ;i,in. If in dot;' t, write
Mrs. Plakllllliam, rt I yun, Masa.. aa
thoiisi.iidsof eeeevjeei do.
Hit- is j, beer p. hn says:
l.et eae ii.'.i !.;.- aaaaaa to your list
of test hu. i r years I euffcred
with s.'- 'n a BSSBMBBMMBl of the bade 1
aaaaVi r... stasMl .straight. I had IM
ble- p; iaa b a rassAi The doctor said
an BfMialkiu , nst H performe-d, aa
there wm no otiaaf saj aj lie cured.
1 v .i- ; ) fil-.-ve the ojH-nition per-
trying tM 1 11 !i
SBMS fiat 1 mt .
alv-rt Mel At -
insi 1 trw.i v.iiir.
inc; tV.n- :TZ
bottles I -j-fe-lt
like a yL
man. I rcc- .
to every MJMMsV aid eanno. praise W
enouph, lor i: saseal mc from the sur
geon's knife' -MlB AIaiis l-icu,
Dolgeville, . Y.
When bilious or costive eat a Cas
caret, candy cathartic, cure guaran
teed, 10 cents, 25 cents.
WMM :iRt. If aalllM 1 1 ajUM
work. Apply ut i.iice at SOU Ninth avc
ANTED -A OOHRTENT KIRST GIRT.
retere&ces re'ijuireu. e all M. . An, .i s
WANTKD-LA! 'SDliY WORK TO DO AT
your homes: ran ervc test of elty refer
ences. Addrees , K. t .,' Aii'.r
WANTED SITI'ATION FOR (JENEKAI.
housework in fmall fumilv. "an irtve
reference. Apply at Ml Second street.
WANTED HOARDERS IN PRIVATE
family. Two Lice front rooms, well
heated, trns. bnthrooni and telephone. Refe--
ence furnished. Imtuirr E."' AP.urs ofllcc.
WUTB SITfATION AS MMi
keeper or companion to some lady liv
ini; alone. References riven and retired.
Corre-pondence solicited. Addres Iock llox
jir. biwe, in.
TIT ANTED HY A VOCNO I.ADY. A It
" sition at oftle'e work or as a companion
to an elderly lady: will ae-ccpt small -alary:
liest of recommendat ions must have work nt
once. Address A. O. B.. bo Cordova. IlLo
R RENT -A NICK
EL AT. INQUIRE
H 1700 Third avenue.
FOR RENT-A .VROOM HOCSE Mi SIXTH
avenue . Apply to J . I). Beecber. hw Sev
p"'R RENT OSi: DOCBU HRIl'K TENE
ment. Ml and .v:i T entieth street. Ap
ply to Sweeney l. Walker.
XfOR RENT SEVEN BOOM HOT'SE ON
-- Second avenue: modern conveniences
aLso six room hoi. -c. by E. W. Hurst
FOR RENT FURNISHED ROOM. VERY
convenient to businc center with hot
water heat. AddressX. Y. Z.. A act office
"CVllI SALE THREE FINE IMPROViTd
-k- farms in Doucla county. Neb terms
easy. Address M. H. Park, Waterloo. Neb
FOR SALE A MATCHED TEAM. FuI'K
ear-old -aft-for a lad T to drive -iak-le
or double Address foi west Seventeenth
P'R SALl-Horsi: with Lar .i: iiakn
t ac-c- of !aod. irrapevines. berries and
fruit tree-, in South Rick I-i iml Will trade
for elty property. Enquire at th - oSlce.
DRESS HAfflBS NEW DRESS MAKINt;
parlcr at 1523 Second srenue. upstairs.
All work cuaranteed and prices that will suit
T OST-A LARtlE PLFSH HAND-HAG
aiii i' tu icu .-s ittri . a . fri I' H!
T eLtieth "ircet and Dasenport side of hr.dire
a Mailable reward.
CALKSSCES WANTED ALL OVER THE
l nitea htatei ror tne new aodr g ma
chine, renuired io rerr otBce. store and fac
tory: price very lo. St SSSSSri Tradinir Com
pany. 1 Fulton street New York, N. Y.
A positive cure for all nxurhs ai d lU
uurrtDiM witlwiiit pansiiu? 11:1114 .1 ri
Dr. Kay's Lung Balm.
rrireiV- Hcrt h mail ht tl, R J V..
Medl a! Co , Ooiafaa, Seo. Hend Ut iookieu
SOLD BY ORUtrOIbTb
1 u '?r:i
i3 - ' ti.-. she is not
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1785 SKCONO AVE
SALE ON ALL
We are determined not to
carry over one Cloak. Jacket
or Cape Now you can buy
them at less than half their
former price, and the severest
of the winter is yet to come
You want to get around lively,
as there will be no duplicates.
The above means yon can
bay a 96 Jacket for
A 97.50 Jacket for
A 910 and 912 Jacket for.
97 60. 91 03 and 919 00
Candy! Candy! Candy!
Don't forget that we are still ia
the Candy bnsinest. and can make
anything in that lino you wish.
Special attention given to special
orders at half the usual price paid
to your confectioner. This week we
are working hard on Kine Cream .
tail hand made) for our New Years
trade, and can please tho most fas
tidious, as we givt- only tbe purest
and best at half price We invite
Wild Rose Cream Bon Bons.
Pistashe Cream Bon Bons.
Lily of the Valley Bon Bona.
Chocolate Grenoble Bon Bone,
Violet Cream Bon Bona.
Pure Cream Caramels, etc.
The holiday season is over and
now cornea the general clearing ui
of the odds and ends, and that means
some good sound )arcins. Kancv
Plates, Emit Dishes, salad Diihes.
Fancy China Cups, Mugs, Olive
Dishes, Pin Tray, etc.
These ?oods must be closed out
before taking an inventory of stock.
All splendid bargains at ona-balf the
Have just receivfd a new lot of j
those Tea Cups and Mucers at i'5a
A fresh shipment of French Crepe
Paper, all tinte, at per roll.
iTODHd & IcCOIfiS
When you want
THE SCHOMA CKER
Electro-Gold String Pianos
Has-a attained their celebrity eoicly on cnount of Mrit Wherever
-'J exhibited iu eonSpetiUoa they have invariably eoei- 4
-THK HIIIKT A U A Kit
At tbe International Exhibition at Crystal Palace. K. T In 1HM
over 1M pianos on ex MM Hon First PHa to the Sch.markVr Piano'
At tbe Franklin kHHuts in Pmierfelpht. ia 14,, jhM. and aralo
At the Aaeri'an Institute in New For!: In lhf.
At the Msryl- l-stitnte in BeHimnrc in 1S4S.
At th- Intmati .na Exhibition in i'bi adelphia in 1S7S.
Tun So iom acker Pian,s received the Highest Awards
s o ouxTrnropaxt roc 78 rtaas at
Wallace's Music Store BTiL
114 W. Swc
F.vs Per Cant Pi 1 on Dep
Moav Leaned on Persons
J SI Buf M 1 rw1en'
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B rn, i im, j. i-e. ,r,o .,-rC- .
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( For Sale by A. J. Seiaa, drngris.
A suit that will be a hurrmer
for style, fit and workman-h-p.
Dorn's is the place to
buy. He is up to thr time-,
knows where to buy the fab
rics itt the right prices ar.d
to cut them to a stylish lit.
His suits and top and hravy
overcoats ate what dressy men
are looking for. In making up
he I' ads them all, and you nt
your mon. y's worth In tri. timings
Dn't forget to lack at Dorn's
line before j ou order.
l predicted. Toiiw llh ive
t! -hi it 11,.- j.ir s are
ia s w-.l mad lii u IWf t
ivt us Real out fur tu. A
)ir: i ,r,( ,1 , ui-.,t in linii
will tiu sassl i f t ttbur
and BMsMy. I jm'i wait un
til it is l.dij Ul- II, rip Sis a
IM.tk Rt,,J . j l, hri.und
iu tbe tiioi tniig.
ThHiMlil.i;i(TE, WiiRK 1'F.RrEa
h i 'irp-iraU'd I'oder tie
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