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rnBLAeed DUIT IK Waak'v at Ml lia
MMtBockbtod,!. IitnwSM tseyea-
mot as ncona-ciae utter.)
J. W. POTTXB
-IAKMS-D By. 10 entipnmt. Wetkly,
A WBMm'MUoM of pelitienl or unmlM
Una ehiramr. political or rellaloas, sraet have
SataaaM attached for publication. Ho each
he prtatet over asuttooa signatures.
OiiiMiiiialiBJi solicited frost every township
a Mock bland count j.
Tpmpat. Mabch 16, 1897.
. Deaaeerntla HesslsAtleea.
x. J. MEDILL.JR
City Cleric A. D HCESING
City Attorney c. a MARSHALL
vnj Treasurer tt n aruunM
FoUoa Magistrate J. t. STAFFORD
Miaiant Bupervtaors JOHN KONOSKY
a. P. J. LEE
Juatleea of the Peace
M. W. BATTLES
A. M. SIEHrJRT
J. V- LARKIN
M. H. HIGUINS
W. C. MAUCKER
CHARLES BI.EL ER
T. A. PENDER
W. H. IIRAGDON
eveath Ward .W. E. BEALS
Tmr Mr. McKinley of lata
has exhibited great interest in Old
Hota" Hoey's lamiliar song, "They're
Thb only sounds that cao now be
heard at Canton are those which the
scientists tall na lie ontheothir
aide of alienee.
r I' Thomas Bracket!' Reed calls at
the White House he probably will be
I thoughtful enough to take alone
i somebody to Identify him.
- Tbe special session of congress can
do a whole lot of things without the
. publlo knowing of it, if it is quick
a bo at It. Th iti ik. ...i.ni
be ob Carton City for the next dav
Tom Beed did not become presi
dent, but he is speaker again, and
aa this office will permit him to en
aet the role of lord of all he surveys,
ho will probably eventually become
A meeting in the interest of peaoe
came very near ending in war at
Cooper Union in New York. The
factions got into a row and wood
have indulged in a general free fight
had it not been for the presence of
mind of the chairman.
", Cokgress should throw no atraw
t In President McKlnley's war in put
ting Into execntion hie tariff Ideaa.
There ia no time
than now to apply the practical teat,
and it ia an issue that may aa well
bo met and disposed of. Let na
hare plenty of protection and see if
it will give us relief. '
Talkiro of the proposed change
In the judioial circuit, it la interest
ing to note that in the preaent cir
cuit the counties and their Totea are
' The following recipe was written
ont for the Peoria Jonrnal by a man
who waa formerly employed in a
Peoria manufactory, but who ie now
onl of employment: "Please pub
lish the following receipt for mak
ing confidence pudding, from an un
employed workman: Take -three
gallons of confidence, one peck of in
ternational agreement, one quart of
gold standard, seven tablespoonslal
of proaperity, two quarts of sound
money, one pound of protection; boll
with 19 months of no work for an
hoar, and eat while hot."
TTta lltuitt nui.
The tariff measure introduce
the house of representatives yi
day by Dingley, of Maine, ia
only in name. It is the old Mc
. , kill ... .. ..
The tariff measure iatrodnced in
ley bill over again, with all its ine-
I .( a i . . ...
VH-Miuea ana pronioiiory tenae notes,
when the discussion of a new tariff
aehedule first came np, it was given
ont by the republican leaders that it
would be a moderate measure with
Incidental protection to American
Industries. But the trusts and cjt.
poratloes insisted on soma recom
ponse for their heavy contributions
to the republican eampaiga fund,
bad In the final adjustment they have
tee handsomely remembered The
cady excuse advanced for the presen
"ionof the Dingley bill is the
minted neoesalty for more revenue,
li while It may produce the de
Jred reenlt to a limited degree, the
'anafacturara and trusts will be the
raeoclariee of four-fifths of ita pro
.Ming power. And the American
CMsnmer will pay the fiddler.
One hundred doses ono dollar ia
-Tsuliar to and true only ot Hood's
Teener-ilia. It is eeoaomv tah-.
'l Tmm iatn dsJl-maal
f Law XlaThfa Oemat-
CitV Council Boom. Knelt TaTarul
March, 15, 7897 The City Council met
in regular semi-monthly session at 8
p. Jiayor ivnox pressing ana ail
the eldermen preaent. The minutea of
tbe last regular meeting were read
'Alderman Xelson, from the Street
and Alley Committee, reported recom
mending that a ctanmittee of three
aldermen and the Mayor be appointed
to confer with a similar committee
from Davenport and Moline with a
view to having the ordinances for the
Mississippi Valley Telephone Oo. cor
The 'Mayor appointed as anon com
mitee Aldermen Kelson, Maucker and
Alderman Schrelner, from the Sewer
Committee, reported having made cer
tain repairs on the Twenty-third street
The Clerk read a bill from Davis Co.
for Henry Curtis, $12.30, the amount
of certain repairs made on a certain
sewer on First avenne. Referred to
the Claims Committee on motion of
Alderman Surman offered a resolu
tion instructing the Superintendent Of
Streets to place Second street from
Eleventh avenue to the Penn Tank
Line Coa premises in passable condi
tion. Referred to the Street and Alley
Committee to report, on motion of
AldermanWinter from the Ordinance
rimmittM - -renmtat fin rrl i n a nw.
amending' the provisions of all ordinan
ces fixing the limit of the rate of speed
of the cars of the Moline & Rock Isl
and Railway Co., the .Moline & Rock
Island Horse Railroad Co., and the
Union Street Railway Co., and their
successors,, from eight to twelve miles
Immediate consideration was voted
on motion of Alderman Pender end
the ordinance passed1 by unanimous
vote on motion of Alderman Winter.
Alderman Winter presented a. rwti.
tion of V. Ds-iber for permission to
erect a watering trough in front of
his premises, 317 Nineteenth street.
Petition granted on motion of Alder
Alderman Winter nrespTi ted a. Kill nf
Davis Co., $12.45, for certain repairs to
sewer and water main on Nineteenth
street and Sixth avenue. Referrml 4Vi
the Waterworks Committee and Super
intendent of Waterworks, on motion of
Alderman Foss offered a. TmnlirtSnn
instructing the Street and Alley Com
mittee to estaulish grades on Thirty
fonrth, ttwt. from Seventh in TenHh
avenue, and to report same at Its earl
iest convenience. Aaoptefl.
Alderman Maucker offered a resolu
tion instructing the Ordinance Com
TTliHee to nreniirA An nrdiiuiniw
claring a certain lot on Fifth-and-a-half
avenue, between Fourteenth and
Fifteenth .street, owned by D. A.
Bergstrom of Chicago, 111., a nuisance.
Adjourned on motion of Alderman
Nelson. A. D. Huesinc.
A Pleas of Parehaaen,
Whan nnwrlttan en. la not mora enlarlaai than
tha eadaveroas coartanaaces of those nnfortnn-1
auperaona whom wo ara aecaatomed to call
'CODfimad larallda." What a lramn... . "
Dlrlnc too. daanalr. a atvins far iitt
loag at tha vivifying power of BoiUtter'a atom
aeh Blttara eaa be fell, and that la potalbla so
long aa than la no absolute collapse of the raco.1
tle, fmh vitality can be iofaaed intolwacted,
feeb'a framei;eolor and fleth can be brought
back to wasted, pallid cbeaka, with thu grand
aaaat anchor of tha debilitated and itcklv. it is
a tonic of the graataat otener and the otraoKt
purity, and a remedy for and pr. ventlve of dys
pepsia, buttons, malarloat, rheamatlc. ncrroos
and kidney eomplsinU. appetite and sleep are
Tviwj a-.aea o it; it connteraett the (Sects of
undue fatigue, or excitement, and . null'Ces the
wi perilous consequences or eipoiura In ia
weauier or oaap clotniog.
Rhaaaaatlam Cawsd Is s Hows.
T. J. Blackmore, of Heller
DiaoKmore, ritisourg, Pa., say a: a
snort time since I procured a bottle
oi mystic cure, it got me out of
tne nouse la 24 hours. I took to my
bed with rheumatism nine months
ago ana tne niystic Cure is the only
meatctne that did m a ,
had five ot the best physicians in the
iv, uu. a receivea very little relief
from them." Sold by Otto Grotjan,
1601 Second avenue, druggist. Bock
Island; Gust Schlegel & Bon, 220
west second street, Davenport.
As an honest remedv Fola Um...
and Tar does not hold nut
hopes in advanced stages, bat truth-
Inllw I I . . -
liiauiu au kits comiors ana re-
, . i .
lisi in ins Tsrw snrit riu, mA
mo ssny Btsgee to enect a cure
Sold by If. F. Bahnaen.
When bilious or costive eat a Cas-
earat, eanay eatharUe. cure guaran
teed. 10 eenta. U oeata.
For Infants ud.Cluldren,
THB ARGUS, TUESDAY. MABCH 16. 1097.
CANT HELP TELLINQ.
Ko village so small.
No citv so larcre.
From the Atlantic to fhm T!.
names known for all that is truthful,
all that is reliable, are attached to the
most thankful letters.
They come to Lydia E. Pinkham, and
tell the one story of physical salvation
gained through, the aid of her Veireta-
The horrors born of displacement
or ulceration or tne womb:
Backache. bearinr-dnwn. itlninan
fear of coming calamity, distrust of
All, all sorrows and sufferings of
the past. The famed "Vegetable
Compound" bearing the illustrious
name, rmnnarn, nas Wo tight them out
oi wio vaiiey oi 6unering to that of
Bappmess ana usefulness.
Burned to Death at Chicairo.
ChlcaSTO. March 16. Ttno i-nun n-nm-
an was burned to death and another
severely burned last night in a fire
which broke out in the residence of
William SDier. 3643 Vrnnn .--.,
Spier, who is an invalid, was rescued by
nelenbora and tlla xvita anil thna fetl.
dren barelv had time tn n ru. f mm the
building before the roof fell. Barbara
xvewman waa the woman burned to
WANTED PLAIN SEWING TO DO.
CaU at 1318 Filth avenue.
lifanTDD GIRL: REFERENCES RE-
, iiuireu. k i-wentietb atrot.
varANTED A COMPETENT GIRL TO
VKO a DltCe A Dm 1. at Hlfi NnMumtk
TyANTED-GEHMAN OR SWEDISH GIRL
WANTED PARTY TO RENT HALF OF A
Well lrna ...1 -rt ......
- w-.uv. bkiiv mum ua oeo
XTA NTED A
GIRL FOR GENIRAL
housework, or younK sirl to assist in
APPiy at rnw seventh avenue
lirA I B Tl a nvTTiniv ll'r,i. . .
V V represent me in this city. Good waves
'or a pan of your time. Addieas C. T. Aaova
XTTANTED-aCO HORSES TO CLIP. THE
' , "r lowest prices. Geonte
aiuiuouu nwi xauana streets
YTTANTED-MAY I, A SMALL HOUSE
uw aMtvias wrjin.
TSANTED SITUATION BY REGISTERED
aa0r. 1 1TC JCttrS CA'
periei.ee. Best of reference. Address J. T.
aa u?wv,ow, uixcuviue, .
v toe Tn-CItv EmnloTmtiBt A cpnAv in u.
m fit in hsaln n tmjanlul r
hvf aw ijjy vtatv J a
W S2" JLJAN MONKY ON DIA
I n!.!. "t?hel',J?,T?lrJ''. h.""'
musioai instruments, bicvcles. elothina-. nrv
goods, furniture, etc. Hiirhoat ..k 1
paid for second band goods of all kinds also.
The above goods for sale at half the usual
r. . o asasw uuauuvr euitt location
119 Eighteenth atreet. Don't forget Aw. W.
H"JK KEKT-A NEW FIVE ROOM COT
v -i casuM-ana-a-balf avenue.
LiXJK KENT HOT K1J! np rvT-r t...
223 Twenty first street, with wa7e7d
PORRENT-TWO NICELY FURNISHED
who .iX":r' J"r wo Persons
niT, WIi J TOuim.iBj; win or with.
E SALE-FABMS. TWENTY-FIVE IN
county, tu to iMO acres.
-J!-J,umSrous sma11 tracts suitable for ear-
-wa, iwiua aaittuu.
Mnrt, - 111 'XI AT.
W I-lTTs7 a vr. na a -
irrocern 'k, moeuer Bros.
$5 AJliZ MADE EASILY BY AGENTS
wJf.No talking re
PTr?2.n. BCILWN8 PROPOSALS
araiiigiOD, I. U Feb. Z ' B7
V uu lu" ear of March
UoafTh. 7rZZ ':J?"? t0. .". wPl-
ator. oTthTrr a lu""" ".. or attic
laUnd. IU.-ta ".V" x
JE- eyie7of which y"b.7ia?t SS
fi J?J5!jnLere,,5f tne sovernmaat to do
hm TtoXTImrt t"tjS wOl
Til, AiKCN, Soperritiog ArcilKcL
f Strong Aainl
v uaswiMaaniAnlMaa. w
L "y cl QBickly. creal. a baal.hV
L T Wood. Sr. awach-
IT a2Sl EX? to e or aaeaa.
aarhMM-n aJ aaaaa
Combinttion Knocked Out
Is Still Od, and will be Con
tlnued Until the Bank
rupt Goods are all
Thousands turned away, as it was
Impossible to wait on the crowds.
We were compelled to hire many
extra clerks we have supplied this
great necessity. Remember our stock
is all bright and new, and we would
especially draw your attention to our
line of Dress Goods which is up to
date In every particular and a saving
of 20 per cent under so called bank
nipt prices. In addition to our new
spring stock of dress goods we have
secured a well known manufacturer's
entire samples of Dress Skirts, Spring
Capes, Jackets and Blazer Suits,
which we can offer at 20 per cent less
than manufacturers' prices. This
line is all bigh class goods In every
particular, and a glance will convince
yon that we hive both the goods and
Dress Goods Department
DRESS GOODS, SILKS, VELVETS.
Tha TIBBt WPV Viaa fnllw rlamna.
Strated wha ia doino tha Hnua tmnAm
trade of Rock Island. RsmnmKor
oar stock is all new and nn-to-dat
for less money than 70a can buy
Kuuub mat nave oeen on tne shell
back la the eitrhtiea. Chaeka anil
macros are navicg an extensive sale
ocotcn mixtures are alto in demand.
600 yards fancy doable folds, Qln
plaids, at 52V
200 varda fancv blacks. hrnnarlA SR.
inch soliel, always 60c, Slangh-QQA
ter sale, per yard OOC
60 dress patterns, consisting of all
ua new ap-io-aaie styles, ana sold
as high as 45c a yard, (7 yards to
the pattern,) Slaughter sale, 1 Qfl
yoar choice, per pattern.. ..f'lwO
Blaok brocade China silka in at re
ceived, will pat oat one week, AQn
Slaughter sale, per yard rJU
511k velvets in all the new spring
colorings, worth f 1 per yard,
Slaughter sale, yoar choice. . . C
Skirts Ladies' outside skirts. 4
yards wide, all wool, taffeta lined
and bonnd with velveteen, onlv a
limited quantity, worth f QO
$2.50. Slaughter sale 9laO
SPECIAL SALE OF BIRD CAGES.
We have inat onenerl In ilili An.
mhibuiiii u extensive una or nicrn
grade Bird Cages of the famous Hen-
drv make. Wa have them in hraaa
and enameled finish. Remember that
tnese ireaatieheineam hnt arhicrh
Erius nnisn ana we nave niacaa mam
on sale at a price never before named.
i 1 . - ,. . .
'a aire mem in an sizes smau,
medium, large and extra large. For
this week we will sell you an all
brass cage, medium sise, for 98c,
regular nrice CI. 75. A finn enamela!
cage, medium sire, for 75c, that sells
everywhere at 11.16 and $1.25.
Lowest prices on Crockery and
Glassware of all kinds.
We rent China and Plated ware for
parties and festivals at lowest rates.
TOUflG, 6 MODS
I. 1 1 - aamaBMMetX2S2CSn I ' . '
McCASKRDf M0CA8XRIIT, 1
Attoraeys at law.
JACKSON a. HURST.
Attocnays at Law.
OfflM SB BaaV Valam Iff- .1 n .
I Bnildlnc naaw
J. J. ROACH.
Attorney at Law.
warr i ism nauunu avamua.
W1L L. LUDOLPH,
Attorney at Law.
Money to Loan, General Lacsj Baal.
a n. saaaaar. c. u waxua
SWEENEY ek WALKER,
Attorneys and Counoellors at Law.
Offloe In Bengston Block.
CHARLES J. SEARLE,"
Attorney at Law.
McKNlBY A MoENIRr.
Attorneys at Law.
Loan money on rood seearlty; niake
eoUeetlons. Reference, MlteheU A
T w JUMOU1
HS'rJ5 Offl". WeheU
a L. SILVIS,
Over Krell A Math's, 171
DR. J, D. UNANGST.
onee. Room IS, Whl taker Bloek,
eorner Third and Brady atreata, Ikaveay
N. Y. DENTAL PARLORS,
115 K Third St., Davenport.
For painless fllllnir with the eleetrle
eataplione. Painless eztraetlnc. All
work at one-half tbe usual nrloaa.
Guaranteed for 10 years.
DR. CHAS. M. ROBERTSON,
Eye, Ear, Noae and Throat Only.
Office, Whlttaker Bloek, aonthweat
corner ot Third and Brady streets.
Davenport, Iowa. Rooms 17 and ul
Hours; 0 to 11 a. m, l to 4 p. m.
W. EWELL, 11. D.
Physician and Burceoa.
Office Hours: 11 to It a. ra., t to 4
m. and at night. (14 Brady St.. Dav
enport. SMelaltles: Diseases of Reetum,
v.ii i vr nuarj vitaoa, aim
of the Women.
DRACK A KERNS,
Architects and Bupertntaadeata.
Roomfl.Mltehell Lynda BuUdlha
Second Door. ,uauna-.
HENRT GAETJE, Prop; "-
S Cut nowera and Pesurna of an Kinds.
Buy, Sell and Manage
property. Collect Rents.
The old fire and time
tried company repre
sented. Rates as low
as any reliable company
Tow Ptoraaafte la SoUetted. .
Ofiaa UK, Caeead At. W
Harpar Hoaae Block.
?t9 rosy freshnoss
Spring Is almost here and our new Invoices of
the proper things are now ready for inspection.
Don't delay seeing the nobby line. We have
some beauties. CaU early.
DORN THE TAILOR
(QH1CAG0 medical institute
Onr Elrctrlc Machine for the treatinmil of Hervona II OI DOUl ScXCS.
vi'tmtm, Kneamautm, ana x Ray Work, li
STERVireDKBILrrT KRstlTa dralas,alaepleesaeas. threatened la.
CATARRH DypepaU, Asthma. BAaRiaatlam. Serornla. SyphlUs Blood,
taatotawdldaa. BktSmmmtmUi':'ml liiaaaHlj euadbyaax adfaaasd ay
VARICOCELE Is tha aaoat aetiT estaaa of aerrona debility. Way treat
-a. l.fc -.1. , . I T TT1 1 II TMaaitl 111! Si HI anna a eai aakala
metbodt Rydroeele cared tarn ear-o naia. "lwammm f saaaleis
I WOMEN Snfferinjr from diseaaea peenllar to their aez should eon
Wa have enrod aiiy eaaas at aa ajTsepeleaa, aad wa may aa aMe ta ears yea.
oparatloM perfora at your aoaae If aaalred. AbdoaalaaTaad arala aartary 7i
r AtjiAia blemishes Superfluous
UMtsiaa, Itrst nf rnfmrnrrs anil rrertnallaav
DR. J. E. 17ALS.
OF7ICXU4 W. Third St. ttcCalloafh, Balldiag, Dayaaport. loan.
tried and weU known Fire
aaea OoMpaniea tte'Iollowing:
Baeaeatai Qaraiaa las Os..
Waatcbaatat Has .
eeraunfire M ...
New Haatpahtae "
- .Mlllwaaaaa, Ws
I Telephone 1C47;
The alt rue sad
krv aa say reHabls:
dv for nervoui
ot ettber aez.
ralliac or Lost
aurora, laeeua orry, ezeeaatve aaeof Te
ooe Warn, which lead toConaaaaptloa aad
aalty. With everraA ordev we tiw awn
t Ei miLM I a mtx
AT THE TOP
' Ota business of nukioff to
measnre clothes has constuit
ly Increased. It's a case of
the Survival of the Fittest.
The reason of our success Is
the fact that we have un
equalled facilities for buying
wodens and making clothes.
Chronic, Nervous and
CASTS TT" q
Batata ef Andrew rVarapa. dictates.
, TheasliiiUraad having aaa appointed admia
latratrut of the last wUl aad testaatentof Andrew
1 W the eoaaty of Back Island,
auawof UUnota. dieaaata. hanky aivas boUm
iat aha wUl appear before tbe eoaaty cenrt of
Bock bland eoaaty, at the offtce ef the dark of
aaideaart, te tea city of Bock lalaad. atibe
Apri Jm U,fi Monday ia Ann!
Salt, at which Una all naiaaaa havte elafna
aaalastaaid eataU are notifies aad reaaaetsd ta
"fad for the pwrpoee ef bavins tbe aaaaa ad
Jaatsd. AO aersons Indebted te said estate are re
Pmbb awaa imaiaaiau payaMntte the aa-
Dated thta ISthday ef Peavaary, A. D.. 1SPT,
Claba Paaaaoa, adauaMratriz.
JAcaaoH A BiTBsr, Attorney.
state of Philip DmtelSeln, deceased.
lai aaawa1aMA aaaifi. Kaaa anaafntaA a ia, a.
torofths last WIU sad teataaicat of I-hilip Ola
Celdeia lata of the eoaaty of Boafc lalaad,
state of IUinota. daoeaaad, hereby dvaa aatlee
that he will csnaar before the Ooantr eoart
of Sock lalaad county, at the orhce ef the dark
of said eoart. In tne city of Hock lalaad, at tbe
May tent, oa tbe Srst Monday in May
next, at which tia all persons having -!
aa-ajnet aald aatata araaotlfie aad reaaaaiaA te
attend, tot the pnrpoea of ha vine the aaaaa aA.
ami peiaons maeoiea s aaaa aanant are re.
jnaiagitoaissa lataiadnti payaaaat as tbe na-
Oatad this Sth day ef March A. D., ISST.
Parur Dissblsbi, Jm Bxeeator.
Adaib Plb immmts, Anoraey.
aky.aaSar with Piles whsa yea caa
aa enraa ay aatac see Jar ef
HH205CO'S PILE 1EMEDI.
Testimonials Furnished Free.
Enclose 60 cents to as aad wa
will aaad you one jar of Herroa
A Co's Fib Remedy by retura
wvaana av on
je ganraatee to eura or iwrand the
j tvt yoar door at lOo i
2f( aaa ar A. J. Batai at Otaa
ad a velvet aoftama ef the skin ia 1
1726 SXOOND AVE.