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raVUebsd Drily end TMUi'M ISM
iWIHi Bock Island, m. aiBtered tt tM
t. W. Poms
TI BUS-Dally, 10 esaUperw
P.09 M Min: la advance S1.S0.
' AO eaanannlcetlon of politMal at aisnjaante.
tr. character, political or ralldons, ant .
ni mm attack for publication. o (oca
arttd. via b printed om tcUUoaa algbatana.
Ontiasuuuseus. solicited frost nor township
Wiokcidat, Juke 10 1897.
The largest fruit farm in the world
is said to be at Olden, Mo. It con.
sists of 2,600 acres, on which are
more than 100.000 peach trees, 60,
000 apple trees, 2.000 pear trees, and
mvm pi DiacKDernes.
Tbi representative of Vanderbilt
gentility, who. like his master,
spits on newspaper notoriety,"
fonnd that there was once when to
Indulge in snch past time was to spit
Mao ob toe president oi tne united
Jonw War-amaeeb deolares for 1
cent letter postage, 2 cents for for
eign postage and a tariff, not a Chi
nese wall against trade. Mow if
John will get around on the money
question he will be regarded as a
pre.ij gooa democrat.
Got. Tarree certainly has the eye
oi an eai.. na vetoed tne unicago
Lake Front bill promptly when he
discovered it waa leclalatinn de.lmH
by all the people eicept the Illinois
vnutmi railroad, it will DO a Cold
day when the people trap the gov
ernor into the endorsement of meas
ures for the common good. Bloom,
Modern municipal methods are
beautifully exemplified in some
eases. In a small town in Sonth
Dakota the three saloons are owned,
controlled and personally managed
by the mayor, marshal and clork
respectively, and citizens not holding
oflloe are not encouraged to enter thi s
branch of trade.
The annual readjustment of sala
ries of presidential postoffices shows
In the list for Illinois that
there are few where increases are
made In proportion to those where
there are reductions. Rock Island
as said before Rets an advance of
from 12,700 to 12,800. The nearest
town to us in which a radical change
is made is our friend Fulton, where a
cu from $2,000 to f 1.800 is made.
Ir Mr. Powderly does not get
aomething before long he will be un
der the painful necessity of making
a change in his political convictions.
Peoria Herald. Surely Powderly
la not expecting anything more. If
the results of his sj eech in Rock Isl
and characterized what he did else
where for the republican party he
ought to feel perfectly satisfied that
that organization has not applied the
process of ejection long ago.
The newspaper fraternity of this
eountry will not forget President
ioKInfey's gracious and thoughtful
defense of those who accompanied
him on his trip to Nashville, from
the snob in charge of the Vanderbilt
villa in the south. When told that
the representative of Vanderbilt had
Insulted the newspaper men of his
party and had determined to exclude
them from the premises, the presi
dent said that he would not set foot
upon the grounds. The consequence
waa that the important individual
quickly altered his plans. The pres
ident of the United States has shown
that there is no one too great in this
country to lose sight of the best
friends of all men in station the
The republican leaders at Wash
ington talk fiercely, and enact laws
that have so far accomplished noth
ing, and they vote the sugar trust
more than its eager appetite has
rer before received. The sugar
trust is the one great combination of
capital that depends almost whollv
for profit on national legislation.
Every tariff since lS'JO has been a
souroe of immense gain to it. That
tariff gave it raw sugar free and am
ple protection against refined. The
present tariff was changed in the
senate by scandalous means, to put
. money into the pockets of the trusts.
And now the tariff which has been
accepted by the republicans of the
senate gives the trust more favors
htn-wTer the corrupt "combine" of
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403 Efasy St fttfafjssft, lean. 2
189S dared to propose, and hardly a
wiubuoc ui rtjuaae is neara irom any
John Wanamaker made further ex
planations to a representative of the
new ior ueraia or his recent
speech to the business men in Phila
I chose two argument" Mr.
Wanamaker said, "to convince them
that they should stand up, and keep
ub wording ior ine pnoiic gooa.
First, because of the ante-election
promising speeches, which should be
zep in gooa laitn.
second. Because of tne creeping
puMyaw ot Business ana outer want
oi tne unemployed.
"What I said was addressed to
Pennsylvanians, and much of it bore
solely on state politics. Much as I
love quietness and peace. It is not
possible for me to be indifferent or
silent in the present condition of
affairs. Neither can I take nor give
In these times, campaign speeches
are ouiy empty snens, witnout ker
nels. However well meaning, or
whoever it is who thinks he does
good by them, must be forgetting
that a million of workmen and their
children are hungry. The man who
looks for bread in such speeches will
not have mnch to eat.
The public heart cannot be fired
by eloquence in this way just now,
for the powder of patriotism is wet
with the tears of suffering unem
ployed. Give me hold of somebody's
hand who will do something, not
talk about it month after month.
To keep work for the 6,000 and
more persons in my employ and turn
away from the several hundred who
apply daily and be.r the privilege
of labor to keep te-tr wolf from the
door drives me into a fever, and I
must speak out. Any citizen has
I cannot sit on a fence with a
stiff wind blowing and whistle for
prosperity, the vanished bird of
beautiful plumage, to come back.
We ought to have a new, a better
tariff: but if we cannot tret it. let ns
settle down on the old one and ad
just ourselves to it as best we can.
II we cannot move ont of the old
house, we might build a wlner to it
or add another storv."
(This reference to the "old house)
is a dig at President McKinlev. who
reminded Mr. Wanamaker in a re
cent speech that "we cannot move
out of the old house nntil the new
one is ready.")
A republican house has been in
session since last December, and its
riddled tariff bill still- tosses about
at the other end of the capitol. i
"ii to oe impatient is unpatriotic.
when the delays are so protracted
and seemingly unnecessary in ad
justing these two great questions
uppermost in the public mind, then)
I must ask to be forgiven for mis
counting the pulse of most of the
people whom I meet.
There are not a few who believe
that since the war no such exigency
fell upon the country as that which
preceded the election of November,
'The spirit which moved the Deo.
pie then is still alive. It will neith
er be ignored nor dallied with. The
tariff, money, economy of expendi
tures must be arranged fairly and
promptly ii we are to find content
ment or prosperity.
uatnering ourselves together on
the monetary question cannot be
done too soon. 1'here is no use of
sending delegations to foreign na
tions until we have some definite
proposition to make.
'Let authority be given immedi
ately for a monetary commission to
determine what the United States
wants to do on the money question,
and then let us go after it as prompt
ly as possible."
Old people who require medicine
to regulate the bowels and kidneys
will find the true remedy in Electric
Bitters. This medicine does not
stimulate, and contains no whisky
nor other intoxicant, but acts as a
tonio and alterative. It acts mildly
on the stomach and bowels, adding
strength and giving tone to the or
gans, thereby aiding nature in the
performance of the functions. Elec
tric Bitters is an excellent appetizer
ana atas digestion, uia people find
it iust exactly what they need. Price
&0 cents per bottle at Hartz A Ulle-
meycr's drng store.
at mm San.ke Teas
If you want to quit tobaooo using
easily and forever, be made well.
strong, magnetic fall of new life and
vigor, take No-To-Bac, the wonder
worker that makes weak men strong.
Many gain ten pounds in ten days.
Over 400,000 eared. Buy No-To-Bac
irom your own druggist, who will
guarantee a our. Booklets and sam
ples mailed free. Addres Sterling
Remedy company, Chicago or New
TUtml FUsal ruaa.
Dr. William a1 Indian Pila f Kittmmit
will cure blind, bleeding, ulcerated
iNumi puss. i aosoros tne
tumors, allava the Itchlno- at ntiM.
acts as a poultice, giving instant re
lief. Dr. Williams Indian Pile Oint
ment Is prepared only for piles
and Itching of the private parts, and
nothing else. Every box is guaran
teed. Sold by drntiata n ami Ii.
mail for 50 cents and fl per box.
i u.iu m . rropa., uieve-
. rmm.s m . . 1 "
ua,vaiu. tor saie Dy all drue
gists. ' .
Jnaa In at 1Q Mot tmnm . n..M....
the finest liver aad bowel regulator
THIS ABQUP, TTBbKEgDAT. JUNE 16. 1C37.
His Suicide Will Bring Ruin to
' Small Investors.
KIG FELLOWS WILL LOSE HOTHHGt.
Sratn African Boon Belfored To Ba
Kotten Slump fa Bii Own Holding tm
ladirect CauM of Hi Death Tie Seeks
ntolaea la Liquor and the Result la In-
t-nity aMd tba Gnn His I'nDnlsfaed
fC.000,000 Palace. - ed '
Kew York, June 16. A dispatch to
The World from London Bays: Barney
Barnato's suicide must cause wide
spread ruin among small investors. They
had pinned their faith to him. The
big .speculators, having: had Inside
knowledge of his serious condition, have
either cleared out or been, manipulating;
bis stock with considerable profit. Bar
nato's -tragic end has convinced the pub
lic here of the utter rottenness of the
South African boom, which now easily
takes rank as the biggest stock inflation
scheme (not to say swindle) of the
record reign. Bamato securities were
quoted eighteen months ago at a cani
tal value of 12,000.000 (tSO.OCO.OOO). but
In the last six months they had fallen
to aboot 3,000.000 ($15,000,000). though
tney recently impro-ed on better ac
counts from South Africa.
Barnej Had Taken to Drink.
Mrs. Joel, Barnato's sister, told The
World correspondent last night, before
anything was known here of the death.
that friends intended to land Barney
iiarnato at r'unchal for a month's rest.
as his health was not yet such as to render
his return to London advisable. No se
cret is made of the fact that his break
down was accelerated by heavy drink
ing, which began when the Kaffir slump
started eTen before his departure for
South Africa, .which was hurried
and private. His mind.shnwed signs
of failing under strain eight months
ago, on which account he waa sent away
irom r.ngiana. There had never been
any sensible improvement; in his condi
Sought "Solace" Too Frequently.
His responsibilities weighed heavily on
his mind and he sought "solace" too
frequently. His naturaHy robust con
stitution had been undermined by his
laborious, exciting life, and symptoms
or softening of the brain manifested
themselves. His family and partners be
came alarmed at the probable effect on
his securities if this were known, as
they were believed to be dependent sole.
ly on his personality. So they used
every effort to get him off to the Cape
and place him in seclusion for a time, in
the hope that he would recover.
TRICKED INTO HIS LAST VOYAGE.
Fnt Aboard an Outgoing- Steamer by a
Knse HJi Lordly Palace.
He did not want to leave London, hnt
by a ruse they induced him to b on
board a steamer to see a nephew off to
the cape, and he was kept talking in the
cabin until the ship had parted with
the tender. He was thus shipped away
against hi3 will. . This explains a story
made much of at the time and now
revived that he went the last time to
South Atrica so unexnecterllv that
had only the clothes he stood in. His
condition became worse instead of bet
ter. He made a public exhibition of In
sanity at Johannesburg about
ago, but it was attributed to temporary
His friends knew better.
and a good deal of selling his securities
ior a. iau nas Deen indulged In during
the slump by well informed specula
tors. The collapse has not been as great
as was looked for. because the Beits
and other big South African houses
nave combined to keep up prices. At
tne same time it has been mnr Tmn
sufficient to prevent a newly attempted
Doom in mese securities on which the
stock exchange has been reckoning for
a few weeks.
After Bamato beean bullillns- a Jr.eto
palace for himself on aristocratic Park
Lane his Phenomenal ejond fnrhmo
sorted him. Barnato's house cost. It Is
estimated. 1,000.000 ($50,000,000). It is
now approaching completion, and the
Interior decoration i9 aartlv 1 one Thn
exterior is ornate in the extreme, Bar-
nato having given unlimited discretion
to he architect to embellish It with
tracery, pilasters and statues.
London. June 16. Todav'a tiingn rmh-
llsh columns of obituary, reminiscence,
anecdote and historv of th late Unroot
Barnato. It Is said he thrice attempted
to commit suicide before he left Cape
T0W4I. He was accomnanied nn the vn
sel'by his wife and children. Barnato's
real name was Harnett Isaacs.
Bneklaa'a Anion Baiva.
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Cnts, Braises, Sores, Ulcers, Sslt
Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped
Hands, Chilblains, Corns and all
bkln troptions, and positively enres
Piles, er no pay required. It Is guar
anteed to give perfect satisfaction or
money rexunaea. race zo cents per
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uu. cur bbib vj xibxu m uiiemeyer.
Have Too Had the Gtlp?
If yon have, you probablj need a
reliable medicine lika FoleVa Hnn
and Tar to heal your lungs and stop
the racking cough incidental to this
uiaeaae. ooio. oT m. r. Bannsen and
T. U. Thomal. druggists.
For Infants aadChildren.
"There are lads in
medicine as well as in
other things," said a busy
druggist, " bat the most
remarkable thing about Hood's 8araa
parilla ia that customers who try other
remedies all come beck to Hood's, and
this is why the enormous sales of this
great medicine keep . op and
continue the II whole year
round, steady U avas a clock.
"Why is itT" "O, simply because
Hood's Harsa parilla has mora real cura
tive merit than any medicine I ever sold."
This is of daily occurrence in almost
every drag store. Hood's Sarsa parilla
has cared more sickness, and made more
happiness through restoration to health
than any other medicine.
Is the standard the One True Blood Purifier.
j r!i re the only piDs to take
nOOG S PUIS with Hood's Sarsaparilla.
' v Notice of Final Settlement
state of Lorenzo C. Kliott. deceased
Public notice Is hereby riven that the utder
Wrned, N. 6. Elliott, will attend before the
comity eonrt of Rock Island eoon'y. at the
comt non-e in Kock Island, oa the IT h day of
Jnae, 1897 next, for the pntprtfe or making dnal
settlement of said estate, at which time and
place be will ark for an order of diftribntion, ana
will also is k to be discharged. All persons in-
ktobuju arc u i i lcu to aiieua.
MocKlslaoa, III.. Jane 7. 17.
N. G. Iluott, Administrator.
oTtraoiox A Hasshau.
aetata of George ICixter. doeeawd.
The under lamed baiina been antnlnuyt
tors of the last will and testament of George
Mixter, late of the connty of Rock Island,
state of Illinois, deceased, asreby elves notice
that they will appear before the connty eonrt of
Rock Island coaatr. at the ofllee of th ,l.,v
aaid eonrt, in the city of Hock Island, at the
July tern, on the firm Monday In Jnly
next, at which time all persons having clsiau
against said estate ate notified and requested to
ww mvr wiv iiurywv ui uaviug ioe same ad
jnsted. All persons indebted to said estate are
requested to make immediate payment to the on-
Dtitel this 8d day of May, A. D. 1897.
' Chailii K. Mixtsb,
XfltftU of Dora Beck. Decetud.
am.. mMA.im.A v. w . .
aav auiUVieiUIiU UBVUlg K-BCll ppOIUMitl tWsllr
eiasiw vi ma tiaie or irora Becc, late of
thfl lnntv nf Itnrb TatlmnH at.i- Tii4..t. -
eeaeod, hereby gives notice tht he will appear
wivxv tviuivy Goon oi JOiaiia COQfl-
wj -w vuunvj wiin room, in xne
OltV fit Piwlr at m a
the firet Monday in Angnst, next, at which time
- S vwiuia aaatlSJCIi WlQ ejaa.
tate are notified and requested to attend for the
af" aa-swaaiaj DOUIO SMlj UBHN1.
All peraetia Indebted to aaid aetata are reqaest-
SWl tA ttiaika. Immawliat- nan. ... . .k. i
- - 1 " -nwaaw aw mum lUIUVr
Hated Uua 7th day of Jane. A. D. 17.
Gottlieb Beck, Administrator
Application by Conservator to Sell
ST ATI OF ILLINOIS, 1
Rook Iauum Conarx, f
In the eonntv eonvt nf .M Wivk T.t.nrf
iviuG.uijwuiA if., lOW.
io an Derrons conaemea :
Public notice ia herebv eivan that the
guru cuuserraior ox rreuericK ManKelsoD, an
Insane and distracted nervon. ha Iliad In th.
office of Ihe clerk of the count conn of Rock
isiana onaniy in ine state of Illinois, a petition
foran order of said court authorizing and
powering him to sell th. following leal estate
nuat-u in we ram ejnnty or Kock Island and
belonging to the sa d Frederics Kangelson.
Lots number ferf n (T and eiefct Si in hw
number one (1) ia th? tcwnshiD . f South Kn..
ana inn saia petition will nepressnted for al-
wwmre on ine nrsi aay oi tne Jni terra A. D .
1897. of said court to be beimn asrl h-lrt in h.
city of Rock Island in said Boca Islar d oounty
on the Brat Monday of July. A. D, lrr, or as
soon thereafter as counsel can be heard, at which
uuio juu cau appear ana snow cause, if any yon
kran vl.w d.U . r .. . ......... . 1 . I
. -. " . o,iu (icuuvu ruuwi mil oe oranieu.
JOHN J. ROACH. Conservator nf mmin SrwAmim
vMra tuis am qit orjnne. . it ihut.
WiLLiaa L. LunoLrH. Solicitor for Petitioner.
THE PRINCIPAL TEST
Of a Laundry's efficlmcy seems to
be the way it "does up" a wnite
shirt, though there are lots of ar
ticles which require more skill and
; env We invite yon to compare a
shirt or any other article laundried
here with tboee done elsewhere and
place your patronage accordingly.
We do not fear the test.
1734 Third Ave. Fhone 1214.
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JACKSON A HUKST,
Attorneys at Law.
. J. J. BOACU,
Attorney at Law.
eJ. Ooflemion Areney. Of
. . WM. L. LUDOLPH,
Attorney at Law.
. IfOBSrV tA tiiu rtmum .1 - n .
I new. Notary PubUa. 1706 Beoond a
nue, Bulord bloek.
! s. o. awrorsT. ' aLtiun
SWEENEY . WALKER,
Attorneys and Counsellors at Law.
Office in Benetton Bloek.
CHARLES J. SEABLE,
Attorney at Law.
mum ui an ninos promptly
wwoow to. Dtate a Attorney or Bock
' Luu3li?Un"' ffloa' tabell A Lynda
MoEXIBT e. McENIRT.
: " 'Attorneys at Law.
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a L. SILVIS.
Over KreU ft Math a. l Saanxa a.n.
DR. J. D. UNANGST.
fflOBAJ52omJ.P' Wbltaker Bloek,
corner Third and Brady atraeta, Daven
8 N. Y. DENTAL PARLORS,
" IIS B. Third St., Davenport.
For painless "Ulna with the electric
eataphone. Painless eztraotlnit. AU
work afc nnn-halff th. .u . . I .
Guaranteed (or 10 years.
! DR. CHAS. M. ROBERTSON,
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Only.
neinn Whfn.b. m.ub
f earner of Third and Brady straeta.
at Davenport, Iowa. Rooms 17 and 18.
m mv n. u., tv p. m.
JAMES P. HUBBELL,
Architect and Superintendent.
Room 41, Mitchell ft Lynfle buOdlnf
Archltecta aad BoDerlntendeata.
Room (1. mtahetl A T.md. nnniiinB
i Cat Flowers sad Daatfns of all Kinds
City store, 1097 Beoond avenue. Tele
ugeno J. Durno
Bay, Sell and Manaije
property. Collect Rents.
The old fire and time
tried companya repre
sented. Rates as low
as any reliable company
Tour Vmtnnmw U BollatBsd.
Coe 1 JO. Swaond A.
Harper Hons Block.
The rogy freshne
and a velvety aoftncsa of the akhi at lavas la-
t.ly attained by
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Oar VMrk: Machine for the trearawnl of Heree
i sbi ana a, nay wots.
NBBVOUS DEBILITT ExhansUve drains, sleeplessness, threatened in
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VARICOCELE Is the most aotiTO eansa ot perrons debility. Why tree
avoctlis with otssra wbaa we raarautas yaa a pavauaaat eat. laasswa Aava a. a.
ethodt Bydroeato eared la tana aavs-a. wdi. amm W
WOMEN Suffering from diseases peculiar to their aez should consult nsJ
Wkaew cared atany 'cases five, ap as bopelMa. aad wa Buy ba able to cars ros. Surrl I
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FACIAL BLEMISHES Snperflnona
DR. J. IE. 17ALS.I.
OFFICE-IM W. Third St, stwCallonga, Bnlldimg, Daranport, Iowa.
at the cma
have made the Steams noted.
..vitt nw -w
Rather than take this statement with the nmverViiai omin f
salt, don your most critical mood,
and ask to see the new Yellow Fellows.
E. C STEARNS & CO..
Factories: I Branches:
Sykacusc N. V., Bitfalo, K. V..
Toronto, Okt. Saw Fkancisco, Cau
C A. SPENCER,
THE BEST JUDGE
Or what coQstitntea fod beer Is the as an who
drinks beer la the same way that he eats hla meelf whenever
he feels he wants it. Good jodges will tell yon that Reck Isl
and beer la the finest prod net of malt aad hope to be fonnd
anywhere and that's good enough for Bock Island people.
ROCK ISLAND BREWING CO
Chronic, Nervous and
l .. OI DOUl ScXCS.
w.w.v.h, W V VH&MF, S71UO .
CA8ES TAKES o
We tave heen buildino; bicycles for
we believe our product, the
oiearas, represents just what is desired
by the riding public
Made throughout with extreme care,
without an excess ounce anywhere,
with balls as fine as machinery can
make, bearings as true as can be turned
from steel these are the secrets of the
proverbial easv-runninr mi.litioa vhiVii
call at the store of our city aeents
Agent, Rook Island.
lWt THZBD ATEnTUX