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The spring remedy Out It '
better than all others U
Thousands have been cured
by it. Physician use and rec
We have it.
Try a bottle.
T. E. THOMAS.
1630 Second Ave.
THE PRINCIPAL TEST
Of a Laundry's efficiency seems to
be the way It "does up" a white
shirt, thouKh there are lots of ar
ticles which require more skill an I
earn. We Invite you to compare a
shirt or any other article laundrled
here with those done elsewhere and
place your patronage accordingly.
We do not fear the test
1724 Third Ave. Fhone 1314.
Ta tin ran an1 vnn wwill an
mm vi aaaai J W TTSU TT BUV
that timepiece cleaned and
put in shape so that yon can
be more punctual during the
coming year. Our facilities
for handling this work are
the best. We make a special
effort to do satisfactory work
and we seldom fail.
Clocks Galled for and Dalivered
All yon need to do Is drop
ns a postal and your clock
will be called tor and re
turned to yon in good order.
Woltman, the Jeweler.
1805 Second Ave
art Dm npcm which ullwrmtrrttue ttw
mum ot lust itrwigKl. vitality ani tncrty.
Th flnnM Rrmin n4 Nffw ForJ A
foul this harry result. thvycfMtt hcaliiiy m
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mrcJ win, stra.tr ncrvrs mat a deaf
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Sluing. Flooring, Walnsooatlng
llth street, bet. tb and 6th avenae
White Seal saloon
1815 Second Arcane.
MEET UF TEAUliEttS
Northern Illinois Association in
. Rock Island.
BIS OOHVEHIOI FOB THIS KOITfl.
City Katortala InM mt
Wa Cm Froaa Ail Sartlaas ef the
Saaro lumiw AnntHMali Bates
Mad by tk Vmmtl Ooaamlttaoa.
OCK ISLAND, which is
becoming famont at a
contention city, will en
tertain the members of
the Northern Illinois
Teachers1 association the
tatter part ot the month. Not onlj
tiiose connected with the association.
bnt other educators from this and
other states will be here, aside from
the large number ot visitors usually
tracted on occasions ol tnis kina.
The convention will be of three
ays' duration, opening April 22.
Headquarters have been established
at the Harper house, where such ol
the visitors who have not made prev
ious arrangements, will be met by
local entertainment committee
aid provided with accommodations,
A program of the proceedings, with
hne outline ol Kock island ana the
government arsenal drawn by W. A
Darling, and showing tne points ol
interest to visitor, attached, has
been gotten up. The general ses
sions will be held at the First Metho
dist church and st Harper's theatre,
the latter place having been secured
lor tne closing aay oi tne conven
tlon, when "The Function of the
Kindergarten," . a paper by Miss
Helen A. Lloyd, will be read and dis-
cussed. Mrs. J. N. Crouse, ol
the Chicago Kindergarten col-
lege, will also deliver an ad
dress on the
on the Home."
Then there will
be a paper on
ot the Beading
Habit," by Charles W. Farr;
The Function of the High School,"
y i. r. Buck; "ine school as a So
tal Center," Miss Katharine Beebe.
All papers will be discussed. In tht
afternoon beginning t 1:30 there
win te papers ny s. i. uutton on
me correlation oi tancauonai
Forces in the Community;" Louis H
albraith, of the Northern Illinois
Normal university, on "The Detroit
Educational Union." A general an
cussion and 6-minute speacbes will
fellow, atter which there will be re'
ports from committees and general
ocsiness transacted. Thursday even
log at the Methodist chnrch H.
M. Slaosos, superintendent of
the Moline schools, and pres
ident of the association, will deliver
the annual address, while there will
be an address by Prof. C. B. Hender
son, ot the University of Chlcseo, on
Friday evening at the church Rev.
Washington Gladden, of Columbns,
Ohio, will deliver an address on
The True Socialism," which will be
followed by a reception to the mem.
bers ol the association by the Bock
Islsnd teachers. The supervision
section will hold its session at
the opera honse Friday, beginning
at o'clock in tne morning, c u.
Bardwell, ot Aurora, will be chair
man, and those who will take part
n the discussion are: II. P. Caver-
ly. Galena; A. D. Curran. Bristol; W.
S. Johnston, Morrison; A. V. Green
man, Aurora; William Jenkins,
Dixon; W. W. Wirt. Tern; M. A
Whitney, Elgin; S. E. Beede, Men-
do ta; w. J. Sutherland, Oregon; Mar
cellos Madison, west Chicago; l. M
The first and seoond grade section
will meet in the High school assem
bly room Friday at 1:30 In the after
noon, supt. K. r. Hendricks,
ot Savanna, will be chair
man, and subjects have been
assigned to Supt. E. S. Hady, La
nark; Mrs. B. G. Young, Rock Isl
and; Miss Flora Wilber, Moline; Miss
Bertha M. Todd, Dixon, and Miss
Anna Durr, Sterling.
Third and BNmrth Oittm
The third and fourth grade see
lion will meet at reom 8. building
at 1:39 Friday afternoon, with
Mrs. G. B. Harrington. Princeton
rsorEssoa j. m. mcxyox.
Plot. Munyon says that 90 per cent of
the psople are miserable on Recount ot
soma disease of the stomach, lie claims
his Dyjpepjia remedy will positively cure
all forms of Indigestion and stomach
trouble, such as rising of food, distress
after cat inc. shortness ot breath, paloit
Hon and all affections or tne heart caused
by indigestion wind on the stomach, bad
u offensive nreain, toss oi appetite,
faiotoess or weakness ot the stomach,
neadacbs from indigestion, soreness or the
stomach, eoatrd tongue. Heart Dum, shoot-
tot pains of the storaaeiw conwpatiun. diz-
tiness, tslntucM and lack of energy, eold
leet, poor curulsUoa ana nervousness.
taees np the system. streFctbens the nerves.
ennenes me Diooa. ana lonns a new coat
ing in worn-oat stomaebs, or those that
have been impaired by physic or injurious
Prof. Munyon has a enparate core for
each disease. At all druggists, mostly as
cents a viai.
retsonal letters to Prof. Xnnyon, 1505
Are street, Pntladeinbia, Ps, answered
wiw tree medical advice lor any disease.
chairman. Papers will be read by
Miss K. E. Walden, Princeton; Mies
May J. Bichardson, 'eponset; Miss
uo a. dark. Princeton; Miss
Lottie E Jones. Danville; F.H. Hall,
waakeeaB.-Miss Kate Cleverdon
will be chairman ot the fifth and
sixth grade section, which meets at
su triday afternoon in the mathe
matics room of the H gh school.
There will be papers by Edward F.
Worst, of Austin; Mist Mir
lan Beslev. Waukeiraa: Mist
Alice Btgden. Ottawa:. Mis Dora
Newton, Book Island. The seventh
and eighth grade section will have
Its doings at room 9, building 4, be
ginning at 1:30 p. m., Friday. Mrs.
Lv v. uaugnerty. Bock island. Has
been selected as chairman, and there
ill be papers by Principal W. D.
Wells, Davenport; H. D. Thompson,
Moline; Prof. A. J. TJdden, Angn.
tana . college. The High school
section will meet at 1:30 p. m. Fri
day, at the High school library.
where B. D. Parker, of Bockford,
will preside. Subjects will be han
dled by Principal J. U. Leslie, Ot
tawa; Supt. C. M. Bardwell, Aurora;
w. m. unowntng, bock island; Miss
Lillie V. Johnson, Princeton. Among
those who will participate in the dis
cussion is John H. Finley, president
ot n.nox college.
Mrs. Mary P. Gale, of Aurora, will
oe chairman of tne music section
which meets at 1:30 p. m. Friday.
Subjects will be discussed by Edith
M. Bork, Streator; G. W. Weeks. Ot
tawa. C. B. Marshall, of this city,
will act as chairman of the board of
education section, which will meet
at room 14, building 4, at 1:30 p. m.
triaay. ai. fcveivn strong, ot liaies-
burg, will talk on "The Relation
Which the Board Should Sustain to
the Patrons," and J. W. Heninger,
of Jacksonville, on "Free Text
Books as Tried in Active Studies.
In the discussion those who will take
partare: Henry Holt, Geneseo; Mrs.
Mary E. En triken. Moline; Mrs. Nora
Hamilton, Bock Island; Dr. F. O,
Love. Kewanee; Hon. H. A. Ains-
worth, Moline; W. C. Hay ward. Mo
Arrangements have been made by
tne local committee to give the vis
itors an opportunity to visit Bock
Island arsenal Friday afternoon at 4
o ciocx. inner points of interest.
including the Watch Tower, and
Hennepin canal, and so on, will also
be visited. The entertainment
committee has fonnd the hotel
accommodation are not eqnal
to the crowd which will
be here, and families having
rooms wmcn tney can rent out lor a
few davs are asked to notify Charles
McHugh, chairman of the entertain
ment committee, so that the people
can be properly cared for on their
arrival in the city.
ine convention will receive only
tnoso who are members of the asso
ciation. Parties desirinir member
ship cards may do so npon enroll
ment with a 60 cents fee, the princi
pals of the various buildings
composing tne committee on enroll'
BEFORE THE FOOTLIGHTS
William L. Roberts, snpported bv
miss uiive martin, will be the at.
traction at Harper's theatre tonight
in a mas ten ui production of lioethe's
immortal poem. The grand opera
of "Fanst" is sublime; its music fires
the very son); tin stage pictures are
grana to rjenoia; oat notwithstand
ingthe grandeur with which the
opera has been produced, it must be
said and candidly admitted that the
real beauty ef the poet's ideas was
left to the dramatist. The sense of
feeling, the wondrous, thought, the
reai strength ana meaning, are re
vealed most impressively in the
drama. The story is one that car
ries the auditor into other spheres
It makes him think of other than
orldly things. He realizes daring
us progress mat tnere is a nereafter,
and ere the curtain falls he is con.
vinced, be he christian or atheist
The piece is mounted with the most
magnificent eeenie embellishments.
The Crows open an 8-night en
gagement at Harper's theatre tomor
row nignt. ine company appears
to popular prices and the various
pieces in its repertoire are well
spoken of by the papers In cities
where the company has appeared
April 1 Noble M. Johnson by
heirs to Newton H. YV illiams, lot 15
block 4. Atkinson's Second add.. Mo
William Blanchard to George E.
Bailey, part lot 6. block 1, Old Town
oi Bock island, f 2,suu.
; Bueklca'a UiM Balva.
The best Salve in the world for
Cuts, Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt
Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped
Hands. Chilblains. Corns, and all
Skin Eruptions, mad positively cures
rues, or no par required, it is guar-
anieea to give perfect satisfaction or
money refunded, race za cents per
oox. tor sale by Harta & Ullemeyer.
Rial Mml Vum.
Dr. Williams' Indian Pile Ointment
will cure blind, bleeding, ulcerated
and Itching piles. It absorbs
tnmors, allays the itching at once,
nets as a Donltton. rivinv instant raw
lief. Dr. Williams1 Indian Pile Oint
ment is prepared only for pil
and itching of the private porta, ai
nothing else. Every box is guars
teed. Sold by druggists or sent I
anil for 60 cents and tl tt hnx
Wiluajcs M'r'o. Co.. Proos.. Cleve
land, Ohio. For tale by all drag
SvbMrtbi lot Tn mot
Breezy Budget Picked Up About
the Railways. '
EDTESST QUITS BOAS PCS GOOD.
Iahe farttr, ) a T I
Bits mt IitwattlM.
DNS hare been posted
on the entrances tf the
Book Idand roandhoasV
stating that admittance
of only those having bus-
- inesa with tne com
pany is tolerated, am is a one to
care off book agents aaa other
who are constantly annoying em
John Malone. a blacksmith helper
at the Book Island's machine shop,
The interior of tne Bock island
round honse is being treated to a
cbat ot whitewash.
The 464, ot the Book Island. Jerry
Cunningham's engine, is being re
paired at the round honse.
fenginfers John Daly, John Home
and Frank Mooney. ot the Bock Isl
and, are laying off on account of
AI Kongh, the Bock Island engi
neer, is taking a vacation while his
angine, the 670, is being repaired
across the river.
Merwin Wynes has given np his
position as nremen lor tne Book Isl
and and will go on the road as a
John bchoneld's old engine, the
669. has returned from the Bock Isl
and repair shops across the river
and will be stored here.
Engineer Tom Greehy, of the Bock
Island, is laying of. His traveling
companion, the 651, is being doc
tored at the round bouse.
Fireman William Greenawalt, ot
the Bock Island, has - resigned, and
will go to Cincinnati to take the
management of a brick yard,
. c. Bice, superintendent oi the
Illinois lines of the Burlington, was
in the city this week. He had a
conference in Moline with reference
to crossing gates. I
George Scott's engine,. eta, blew
out her piston and was otherwise
damaged while out on the Iowa
division, and is now in the ring at
the Bock Island round house for re
pairs. uaniei uorarity, oi - uavenport,
one of the veteran engineers of the
Bock Island road, has given np his
position. In former years he had a
passenger ran, but of late had been
guiding a freight engine on the Iowa
Hank Morgan, who presides at the
throttle ot the - Bock Island's 9u7.
made a phenomenal run 'this week
between Valley Junction and Bock
Island. He was pulling passenger
train 6, which left the Junction an
hoar and 40 minutes late. Hank
came puffing into the Fifth avenue
depot just 10 minntes behind time.
William Moore, the porter at the
Fifth avenae depot, had a trying ex
perience yesterday, and as a conse
quence his familiar face will be
missed for several weeks. He was
drawing hot water, when he slipped
and jabbed his arm into the bucket,
severely scalding it. Some of the
water also splashed in his face. Dr.
Plnmmer attended him, and he vavs
Billy will be. laid up for some time.
n.d Terry, the popular Burlington
conductor, who took an extended
leave of absence while he established
a retail shoe store at Aurora, has re
signed permanently. He has worked
np a nrst class business and the
prospects for a successful career for
Mr. Terry are bright, as his many
fiiends in Bock Island w 11 be much
gratified to know. Mr. Terry's res
ignation means a little changing
about of the conductors. AI Rogers
gees a aay ran between here and St.
Lonn; Frank Heffner is assigned to
a mgm run over the same territory.
while Robert Fraser will have the
a. woman's headaches mav come
from several causes. She may have
a neauacne arising from nervousness,
or from digestive disturbances. Nine
cases . in ten, her headaches come
from disorders pecnliar to her sex.
it may show itself in the symptoms
wuicu are cnaracteristlo of a dozen
aisoraers. Thousands of times
women have bee a treated for the
wrong disorders. Dr. Pierce's Fa
vorite Prescription was compounded
lor the sole purpose of relieving
wum&ufcina oi these ills and pains.
Thousands ol women have testified
that after taking treatment from
several physicians without benefit.
the "Favorite Prescription" cured
them completely and quickly. It
has been used for over thirty years
ana has an unbroken reeord of suc
The woman who hesitates is in
vited to send 21 one-cent stamps to
' omy tne cost of mailing copy
oi uoctor Fleroe's Common Sense
Medical Adviser, which contains
plain, clear information about all ot
tne organs of the human body and
u : . , -
'wa1 BtoaB association.
21 South Peoria street, Chicago,
111., Jan. 11. 1896.
Oar Working Woman's Home asso
ciation used Foley's Honey and Tar
six years ago. and are using it to
day. It has always been a favorite,
for while its teste is not at all un
pleasant its effects are very bene
ficial. It has never yet disappointed
as. Wishing yon nil possible saocear,
sincerely yours, Laura G. Fix,
business manager. Sold byM. F.
Mre-WUItsas Mea , taw Mmh
A VERY CLiTmtNG CAPER.
The enemies ol the school system
in order .to misguide the people In
voting the schools of Boek Island
into theirhands. have been diligently
circulating, the past two days, a re
port to the effect that to vote In the
affirmative on the proposition to be
submitted next Taesdsv to apset the
-tchool system, is to "vote for free
text books A more deliberate, bare!
faced misrepresentation was never
conceived, unless it was in the inter
est of the same element a little lees
than a year ago. It is an exceedingly
canning caper, bat the delusion is
too apparent. The question of free
text books does not enter into the
election next Tuesday at all that Is
now before the legislature. The
thing to do is to vote against turning
the schools over to their enemies by
voting down the proposition whieb
emanates from the schools' enemies.
Let the schools alone.
RIVER IS AGAIN RI8INQ
Notable laeraase la taa Watet nsace at all
Danger Line. Height. Cheese.
. 1) 1
The river at
bridge stage was 9.00 at 6 a. m. and
9 45 at noon. Observer Wala' bulle
tins warrant the prediction that in
the next 48 honrs the river will rise
10 to 1. A feet from Bed Wing to Dn.
buque, and from 0.6 to 1.0 feet at
Bock Island. It will probably reach
tne danger line at Bed Wing and
Seed's Landing during Monday. It
will rise to about 18.6 feet at La
crosse, and IS to 14 feet at North
The E. Butlodge brought 16
strings of logs and returned up the
The Prescott, Verne Swain.. Buth
and Winona came down, and the Wi
nona, Buth, Verne Swain, Saturn,
batellite and Prescott went north.
Dolly Bros'., Monday.
Money to Joan Beidy Bros.
Musicians will find It to their
tcrest to trade at Housel's.
Clothes dyed, cleaned and repaired
in first class style at 1412 Fourth ave
Trade at the Green Bnsh meat
market. Seventh avenue and Twenty.
seventh street. Telephone 1327.
People usually know a good thing
when they see it, and it is plain to
be seen, by the way goods are mov
ing, that the place to buy wall paper
is at feutciirte s, opposite new court
- Aid. W. C. Mauoker will be
turned to the conncil from the Third
ward next Tuesday. He is one of
those men whom it is fortunate to
have Identified with the municipal
govern ment, and his constituents
Honnds from Kansas City. Omaha.
St. Louis and elsewhere are now be
ginning to arrive tor the great
iourBiDg ciuo meet at vavenport.
which opens rridav, April 9. Fifty
jack rabbits are also la readiness for
The Industrial Belief society
closed its industrial school for the
season today, and this afternoon the
100 children, who have been attend
ing daring the winter, were given
a ride to the Watch Tower
accompanied by Mrs. A. M
tilakesley, president of the society,
and Mrs. H. C. Cleaveland, directress
of the school, and the teachers, and
treated to a lnnch.
One of C. J. Long's delivery horses
too a irignt on ninth avenae this
morning and. ran away down Twen
tieth street to between Second and
Third avenues, where it turned into
the railroad yards, continuing its
mad dash to Twenty-fourth street,
where it was captured. The wagon
was not damaged, neither waa the
horse Injured, strange as it may
seem. The driver, Charles Bonders,
was not nart, either.
The Psapla Ate Caw
When they read testimonials of cares
by Hood's Sarsaparilln. They are
written by honest men tod women.
and are plain, straightforward state
ments of fact. The people have oon-
naence in nooa s Bersaparuia be
cause tney know it actually and per
manentiy cares, even when other
Hood's Pills are the only pills to
take with Hood's Sarsaparilla. Easy
uu yet coicwai.
The regular annual meeting of the
stockholders of tne Bock Island Sav
ings bank tor the election of nine di
rectors lor one year will be held at
the office of said bank ia Bock Island
Monday, April 12, 1897. Polls will
be open at 10 o'clock a. m. and
closed at 12 noon et said day.
r. ukebkawalt. Cashier
Bock Island. April 8. 1897.
Cascarete Candy Cathartic, the
most wonderful medloal discovery of
the age, pleasant and re free king to
the tnete. act gently and positively
on the bowels, clomasiag the eatli
system, dispel eolds, eon headache.
lever, habitual eonetipetioa and nil
tousneee. Please bay and try box
oi a a
C today; 10. 26, 60 cent
Bold nod gunnteed
to cure by all
108, 106 and 107 East 8eoond 8tree DAVENPOBT.
Every Ladies' Fine Shoe in Our
Store During April,
I704 Second Ar-.
We pride ourselves on the fixed colors of our hats.
They are firm and rigid. This Is only one of their
good points. Come In and learn the others.
160? Second Avenue.
Your attention . . .
Is respectfully Invited to the GRAKD 1TASTER
Preset Pattern Hats and
-flome surprises. Watch for
Male the value of
our ToraltuT' two-
, fcid. we carry
And can please yon
in anything- you wish
Are the most provoking
thintf on earth. W hen a
man bays a hat, he pv
a fair price for it, and
naturally expects It to
last a season. What an
awful lot of electric ty
there must be in his words
and thoughts when It be
gms to pine away and
fade into a dustv bmumf
- - Goods
Bewswts, ttilHscry HoveTliea.