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THE ARGUS, THURSDAY, FEBRUAlTS 16, 1S99.
Published Dally and Weekly at 1 4 Second
A venue. Rock land. 111. (Entered at the
Foatofflce m Second-class matter. 1
IBB MHI OV 4. W. PUTTKB
TKRAIS Dally, 10 cent per week. Weekly,
fioo per annum; la advance i .ao.
AD eommunicaUons of political or arfumen
tatlve character, political or religious, must
nave real lymt attached for publication. No
ucn article will be printed over floUUoua wg
Correspondence solicited from every town'
Up la Kock Islsad county.
Wedxesdav, Febkitaby 15.
Aktek a notulile career of half a
century the Illinois Staats-Zeituug is
iu the hands of a receiver in ("hteago.
A 1-tiXMfiV onlilo lira lli'it Ittrrmni
& Bailey's circus will not return t-j
the; United State, but will remain
. ..r...... I.. t 1 1 MI... fll.a'
circn will nrobablv take its nlru-e
in the affections of the American peo
It is announced at Des Moines that
the Burlington route has closed a deal
ly which it absorbs the Keokuk &
western railroail. I he road runs
from Keokuk to Van Wert, where it
connects with the Iliiiniatoii ami
.Shenandoah branch of the Burlington
Ka;as surely must have done some
thinrr verv clever for somcbod v. I'n
der his susensioii be draws I.o0
a year more than C'apt. Clark of the
1 1 .. .1 , : :
-anil 2.:50) more th:in IT.-n.t. I'l:irk
does while on wailing orders. Keo
kuk l onstitutiGii-iJeniocrat.
A i icll.i to the London. Eng..
Chronicle, an estimate has leeii made
of tiie Aiiirlo-American marriages dur
ing the past few years, which shows
that no fewer than lo'2 American wo
men have married Enroean noble
men. The doweries thev have brought
:i mount in the aggregate to rather
more than i..J.S:ty,ODO. whu-h would
rive an average fortune of sonic iT-i-immi
to each of them.
Stxrr-MX of our soldiers lie dead at
Manila, and nearly three hundred,
wounded, many of whom will die
shot by those who only a few months
! jjo n'tre hiiling them as deliverers,
'i housunds of Filipinos are killed and
wounded shot by those who liber
ated them from the savage tyranny of
Spain. Such is the result so far of
the deplorable war in the Philippines.
The responsibility for this bloodshed
rests heavily on those who are forcing
the United states government into
adopting an imperialistic policy.
Aktei: the Filipinos have been made
to feel the force of the United States
there is but one way that the admin
istration can deal justly or consistent
ly with them and at the same time
establish the righteousness and hon
esty of purpose of this government,
ami that is to hold out to them the
promise of lilerty as soon as thev
themselves manifest a litness for it.
loubtless the more enlightened people
of the archipelago are now ready to
govern themseh es. and they should
le rapidly prepared for the responsi
bility, to the end that the bestowal of
independence may lie gradual, and
that the evidence of good faith on the
jart of this country mar be shown in
a practical way. lint there is not
much danger of such a Imon to the
Philippine population as long as the
owers at present in control at Wash
ington hold on. These people were
not iNMight at so much ahead to make
free. That wa not the inspiration of
that i'o.(oMmh white mans bur
den." The nation that buys men now
is iu different hands from what it was
when it freed men a third of aeenturv
A few .More of tbe Trunin.
Ninety er i-eot of the paer bag
manufacturers have joined the coin
Charles U. Flint, of New York, is
organizing a varnish tru-t. with a
c:ipital of $ :5t".lMM.iMii.
A syndicate has leeii formed with a
capital of $t;iUM;,.otMi to control the
Ohio ami Indiana gas lields.
The combination of felt makers ha
leen consummated. The American
Jell company has Ireen incorporated
in Trenton with a capital of ?.".0im,-
A trust is now under prin-ess of for
mation that hits directly at the staff
of life. It is a baking-powder combi
nation, in which three of the largest
of Uia Globe for
and nrriarrl . r - 9
k ' v3 sumiftviii
. inamium u j eminent pByscians:
OnlT rnnliia whk Tmte Mark ' lacb
I F. 14. Kiratrr A Cav. 1 Pemrl Sl X w 1 ark
31 HIGHEST AWARDS.
13 Branch Bomm. Ova Glaaivork.
SAMcta, aafcwacd recxnuea4ea by
Minhill F-.rbCT. IrSS Snd
T. H. a noma . icso l-tkj lit
John wngston. iroo Sna
Kock isiana. m
WAXCHOK" STOJUCBaL beat foe
manufacturer? of the prodiut arenra
The North Carolina house of rep
resentatives passed tbe stringent anti
trust bill, making all the contracts
with trusts null and void. It provides
that trusts cannot legally compel pay
ments for goods iold under their iron
It is estimated that, after the for
mation of the rye whisky distillers of
I'cniisvlvaiii.-t and Maryland into a
company to be capitalized at alout
(6.i.MrtHi,HNi. all the various whisky
enucerjis :rc to be formed into a trust,
to In; capitalized at $2'0.imiM)(io.
A combination is being funnel td
all the leading fertilizer concerns in
the. country, with the object of pre
venting ruinous competition. The
promoters of the scheme are Boston
capitalists and the new company will
have a capitalization oi m.".i.
WAGENMAN-S' BOOKS EIGHT.
Alleged Shurtace at sr. Lonli Fall to
I'liuii to Light.
St. Iuis. FeL. 10. Kxjjfit Accountant
Jos-jh I- liay. who bus bctn at work
on the books of Clerk Al Wagenmuu. of
the court of criminal correction, re
jorted to the senate investigating com
mittee yesterday that Waenman's ac-i-unt.-;
-re -orrect. Several weeks
arj it was rrported that Wagenman
was short in hiK aieour.ts. and his dis
appea ranee for twenty-four hours at
the time caused a sensation in St. Lmiiw.
The examination of the books a?
coiiiplcicl yet-rday. and at the request
of the Lfxow committee 15jy submitted
tlx- result in brief, although his forma!
refxrt not be made ftr several
Wapenman was at the Four ourts
when the fa t was announeed that Bay
had dist nvereii nothing wror.gr with th
book. liis gratification was evident.
He snid that he expected no other re
sult, but that it was a relief to know
that the result was really as he ex
pected it t be.
Ppi insfi. Id. Ills.. Feb. 16. The senate
passed bilis: Appn-prialins $?.(00 for a
monument to Frances K. Willard in the
National Statuary hall at Washington:
paying an oulstandinR warrant for
for ImildinK the Ixvejoy monu
ment at Alton. A number of bills were
advanced to third reading- In both
houses the -.tr;ct railway bill asrred
on by the senate committee was rea 1
the tirt time. It provides for 4-ient
fares, twenty-five-year fiunchiscK and
municipal iwnersbip under certain re
strictions. Three contests remaining
before the housv elections committee
were dismissed. They are Foster vs.
Harris. iJorman vs. Shanahan and
Shafer v.a. Carmudy from Kleventh.
Ninth and Thirteenth aistricts respec
tively. The hiuse labor committee de
cided to report the bill providing for
free employment agencies after some
;ninor amendments were aiopted.
Viliinkjr Nrarljr Caunes a llorror.
niaclc Kivcr Fa:iri. Wis., Feb. 16
What mihl hnve resulted in a serious
railway wreck was narrowly averted
near this city Tuesday night. A farmer
who had fre:-ly imbibed through theday
titrted for home after nightfall and
instead of taking the highway with
bis team he- started up the railroad
track, but soon sot his wason fast be
tween the rails. He then abandoned
the team ami i-tartcd back for tjwn. A
resident of the neighborhood passir.K
on his way home discovered the situa
tion and with difficulty extracted the
team and sleigh from the dangerous
situation, and none too soon, as a fast
train soon went whizzing1 by.
Kleelric Line in Hie Copper It e Ion.
Calumet. Mich., Feb. 16. A project is
on foot ot run a street electric line
about the copper district and the mat
ter has been brought to the attention
of the various cities through applica
tions which have been made to the
councils for franchises. It is intended
to encircle the copper district with the
electric line, and Itoston capital, which
has always been prominent in develop
ing the copper country, is backing the
rrniafnt t o itoir.o to iwuan.
Washington. Feb. is. President Mc
Kinley anil party left Washington for
Boston at 5:-"i p. m. yesterday. Thejarty
consists in chief part of the president.
Secretaries Alger. Long and Bliss. Post
master Oeneral Smith and KerrcSt-nta-tive
The ancient Greek lielieved that the
Penates were the gcxls who attended
to the welfare and proserity of the
family. I hey were worshipped as
household gods in every home. The
household god of today is Dr. 'King's
New Discoverr. tor consumption
coughs, colds and for all affections of
throat, chest aud lungs it is invalua
ble. It has itcen tried for a quar
ter of a centttrv and is guaran
teed to cure, or money returned. No
household should be without this
good angel. It is pleasant to take
and a safe and sure remedy lor old
and vouus. Free trial bottles at
llartz & Ullmeyer's drug store. Iteg'
ular size U cents and f 1.
Inflammatory Rheumatism Cored In
Morton L. Hill, of Lebanon, s;tys
'My wife had inflammatory rheuma
tism in every muscle and joint, her
snffering wa terriiie ana ner txxtv
and face were swollen almost lieyond
recognition: had been in bed for six
weeks ami had eight physicians but
received no benelit uutil she tried the
mystic cure for rheumatism.''
It gave immediate relief and she was
able to walk about in three days. I
am sure it saved her life." Sold by
Otto Urotjan. 1501 Second avenue
Kock Island, and Gust Schlegel & Son,
220 West Second street. Davenport.
Horrible agony is caused by piles
burns and skin diseases. These are
immediately relieved and quickly
cured bv De Witt's Witch Hazel
Salve, fieware of worthless imita
tions. Fr sale bv T. H. Thomas, A.
J. Retss and M. F. Bahnsen, drug-
To Car raaail ilua Ftrmr,
. J"!? Cfcsearets Caadv Cathartic 0o or S5o.
UG.CC fall m cart, druggut reTaad taoots
I This is THE ARGUS' 1
Write in the blank space on the card you received at
Tine Argus office the number of dots youlhink are in the
space above. Seal it and address it to The Argus Prize
Puzzle contest. Be sure and write your own name and ad
dress on the card also. It will be marked with the time re
ceived, and the first correct, or nearest to the correct, unswt r
will be awarded the wheel.
THIS BICYCLE FREE
To some subscriber of The Argus on a plan absolutely
fair to all. The bicycle is a hih grade iSoo wheel listed at
.V75. It will be awarded Saturday, Feb. 25. to some person
on the plan as outlined in another column.
Are a Creat Tonic as Well as a (ireat
Kidney and Huckaelie Cure A Moat
rrominent Kock Island Lady
Did you ever feel mean, run down.
worn out, plaved out, tired and sick
all over? Well, if vou have never
leen that way. you cannot appreciate
how a person feels who is.
I he fact is that about 'Jail out of
every 1.000 people get that way at
least once a vear.
The whole svstem becomes de
ranged. If the cause is traced to its
oriiu it will be found the fault of the
kidnevs every time.
Mrs. Uelle Skinner, secretary of the
Woman's Relief corps anil residing at
73!l Fifteenth street, pot into this
condition. She savs: 4T have been
a sufferer from kidnev trouble for
several months; it became so bad that
I was conlined to mv bed and had
intlammation of the bladder. My
back was so lame I could not arise
from a .-itting position without great
pain and the assistance of bomething
to hold on to.
My nerves were very poor and mv
eyesight was affected. At that time
1 did not know it was caused from
my kidneys being out of order, but
since I have taken Morrow's Kid-ne-
oids and my kidneys and bladder are
cured. Mv evesiirht is also verv
much improved. I have taken alto
gether three lioxes of Morrow's Kid-
ne-oids and I am feeling well again.
I can certainly recommend Morrow's
Kid-ue-oids to everyone suffering with
kidney trouble and nervousness, or in
anv way as I was.
T procured the Kid-ne-oids at
Hahnsen's drug store."
Moi row's kid-ne-oids are yellow
tablets (not pills) and cure all kidDey
ailments, nervousness, backache,
sleeplessness, dizziness, loss of en
ergy, etc. They are put up in wooll
en boxes which contain enough for
about two weeks1 treatment. Mor
row's Liver-Iax are very small red
granules and cure constipation,
ltoth of these remedies are for
sale by all lirst-class druggists or will
be mailed by the manufacturers on
receipt of price. Kid-ne-oids u0 cents
a Iiox. Liver-Lax 25 cents a box.
John MorrowTt t'o., chemists, Spring
Held , Ohio.
Itetbeada. atore" Own leclfir.
For all diseases of the bladder and
kidneys, Bethesda is nature's own
specific. It has cured Bright's dis
ease when all else has failed. Its
effect is always beneficial and besides
it is pleasant aud refreshing. Others
have leen cured, wnv not vou? A
liooklet sent free, giving partial list of
those cured. I he most successful
physicians prescrilw aud endorse lie
Ihe&da. It is the great American
mineral water. Sold bv druggists in
sealed half-gallon bottles only. Be
thesda Mineral Spring company. A. M.
Jones, president. Waukesha. Wis.
For La Grippe
Thomas Whitfield & Co.. 240 Wa
bash avenue, corner Jackson street.
one o: Chicago s oldest aud most
prominent drujrists. recommend
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy for la
trrippe. as it not only gives a prompt
and complete relief, but also counter
acts any tendency of la grippe to re
sult in pneumonia. For sale by all
. . .
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We are selling more and
more of the famous "Jen
ness Miller" Shoes for
women every week everv
Our customers are enthu
siastic over the superb tit
ting and wearing qualities.
"They lit the feet as naU
As stylish and graceful as
they are comfortable and
equally popular with young,
iniddleaged and old!
Only to 1 had of us as
we are sole agents for this
ITU Second avenue.
Hard Coal. Coke and Wood.
Indiana block for fnrnaces, cannel
for grate. CiWe and Athens lump
and apt for stoves.
E. B. McKowy.
Ko-To-ta tor Finjr Crate
Gcaranteed tobacco habit cure, make waf M
tre a strong, tioo-t para. &wo 11. au urufglat
p. They lit the feet as nature H
1 JMm, -IB
1 Amm 1
Sri . ? ' a
U ? WM' Ml
. "ajk.. ,'re. b-j
I GROWING I
fs " For l
Aan honest remedy. Foley's Honey
and Tar does not hold out falso hopes
in advanced stages, but truthfully
claims to give comfort and relief in
the very worst cases, and in the early
stages to effect a cure.
Direction of Stbvb F. Miixer
Friday Evening, Feb. 17.
Tbe Associated t'hariiies have se
cured the laughable comedy : : : : :
The Huskin' Bee,
I'plund Hnv. Host of 4 he Hee. ha
s--ured a li.-t of talent haul to
ei-1 Among tbe sieciuliies u ill b
1 tie Hey Km he lauce,
A irn. Cuke WiUlr.
1 went lei t Century ICellet
Sonifs anil Local lltrn.
The Huskin' will take place in Mr.
Hay's own line barn, which has been
tijit-d for the occasion. The public
in general are cordially invited
PRICES--35 and 50 Cents.
Sfatson sale at Bleuer's jewelry
store, begining Tuesday morning.
M ARPER'S THEATRE,
Stkve F. Miller.
Sole Lessee and Manager.
Sunday Evening, Feb. 19.
The Murray Comedy Co
Iirection fharlen Lamb.
i. Kut. Smith, Mauacer.
Vivian Pat ee.
Nina Clem ell.
Frank Vv hitman.
Weimar K maine,
t'. H. hVrguson.
(I.t l-Cifil. v.. wiurui.
Ami I lie wimderfvl lttle Fersjus.ni Bros
V. C. UnieUi.
Novel Specialties will be
Introduced IJetween Acts.
Ladies necmpanied by a person hold
ing a paid:t0e ticket admitted free Mon
day m nut.
Prices lO. 20 ana 3 Or.
S?le of seats at Bleuer" Jewelry Store.
Sunday, March 5,
"A CHEERFUL IDIOT. v
Sunday Evening, Feb. 19.
and his clever
associates in the
PRICES--25, 50, 75c.
Seat sale at Fluke's Telephone 00.
KRtate of I ".mm a Johnson, deceased.
The undersigned bavintr been appointed ex-
ecitor of the estate or tne last win anu
teuament of itntna Johnson, late of the
county of Kock Jslano. state 01 luinoi-.
deceased, hereby gives rotice that he will
appear before the county court of Rock
Iland county, at the county court room, in
tbe city of Ilnck Island, at tbe April
term, on thR first Monduv in April next,
at wnicb time all pers-ras iiavinir claims apainst
said estate are notified und requt-sted to at
tend, for the purpose of having tbe same ad
justed. All persons inueuicu n ci.v
are requested to make immediate payment
to the untlersittnea.
Dated this ijih day of January, A. D. lg.
lie t utor.
Estate of Eve MeKlnstry. deceased.
I'h. im.u r-ivrned huvinK been appointed ex
ecutr of the last w 11 and testameut of Eve
McKlnsti v. late of the courty of Kock Island,
state of Illinois, deceased, hereby trives notice
that he will appear before the county court of
Kock Island counv. at tne county court, room,
in tbe city of Rock I-land. at the Auril
orm on the Mrst Monday in April next
at which time ail persons havinir claims
Brains', said estate are notinea una r quested
to attend for the purpose of huvinif the same
adjusted. All persons indebted to said estate
are requested to make immediate payment to
Dated this fin dav of February, A. D. 1869.
John y. Wburu. Executor.
John Yolk & Co.,
Builders : : :
ALSO maxufactcrers of
Sash, Doors, Blinds and iionldings;
Veneered and Hard ood Foor
'mz oi All Kinds.
Single and Double Strength Window
Glass. Polished Plate. Beveled
Plate and Art Glass.
"'""StSS."" Rock Island.
MOTT'S . PENNYROYAL PILLS
rfiow Tbry orrerootvie WMkBM. trrrn-
Xmxwf and emllcB4BerMM Vior
tuitS taUiia pJn ot mMltlUft
UmB." Iftty r " Life Aavert'
to eirli at womubirou. BKMnfc i
v lopm rt ot orraM and body. No
knows remedy tr wo cqaaia
Uim. Cannot 4o hai-M life W-
mull. IJ by 4-r1ta.
m K0IX CSZM1CAL Cauitatf.tw
For aic by M. F. Eabawn, ruf glsu
We Have Through
and successful etTorts lieea able
ouiselves to lag neither in totality nor price. The result i that
'SS cacu succeeding day has placed us in a better shape to sell tho
liest roods at the lowest price possible. The liberal patronage
we are receiving tells the story
No. 1 shore mackerel, per
pound 1 2U'
Apple butter and jelly, :
Buttermilk soap. 3 bars iu -box
Ilonev drip svrup. per gal
lon" . . . 30e
Sorghum, per gallon 85c
Splendid baking powder,
per pound 20c
Sliced pineapple, per can. . . HV
Grated pineapple. ."-poiind
2 can of yellow tahle
poaches '. . 2"o
J pounds of anchovis 15
CASH GUOt F.RS, 329
Will Give Away
acquainted with you, we will, for a limited time only, give
you a set of these beautiful Sad Irons with each $25 purchase.
THE SAD IRONS
have .Asbestos Lined Covers which keeps the handle and
your baud cool and comfortable. They are no clap-trap
cheap article no shoddy picture book nor worthless gim
crack. They are worth $2, and the good they will do you
are worth ten times $2.
Drink at the Fountain of Health
and he tn.ule well,
Tbe moRt successful
and tbe most scientillo
Our Electric Machine for
the treatment of Nervoua
and X-Uay work.
His reputation for years in Davenport, where he ban cured hundred iof cbron'o cases iflTen u
as boneless bv others, proves couuiusively that bis sclentlllo metbous of treatment cure wue
CONSULTATION FREE PROMPT AND PERMANENT CURES.
CATARRH, Dyspepsia, Asthma, Rheumatism, Scrofula, Syphilis, Blood,
rvianey, Liver ana sun Lrtgeascs can oe
svstem of tti rl i i n
WOMEN suffering from Diseases of
Nervous Exhaustion. Palpitation or be Heart. Dyspepsia, or anyasease pesuuar to net
(botild call on ihi' irpa- SD-"iahst and icel an opinion on tbelr ca-Us free of churxe.
ELECTRHHTY Scientilically applied ;
Urains. Night Losses. Defective Memory, 'I'oreatvneu Insanty. Loss or in rower, Mem
Illusions. .lf.Tiln-KM lhtMi hoiid. Weakness of Men. etc.
VARICOCELE is the most active cause of Nervous Debility. Why treat
months with others when we guarantee you a permanent cure In seven osjioy our painless
methods. Hydrocele cured in three days no pain.
Remember it Pays to Consult the Best First.
OUR CREDENTIALS AND TESTIMONIALS ARE TIIE BEST. The nam
erous acknowledgements we have received from the newspapers for our remarkable cure
In both medical and surgical cases Is proof conclusive bat our advanced method cure
where all others fail. Therefore. do not waste time with others, but consult us at once and
regain your lost health. There Is a stage In every disease that can be cured. Have
you passed that stage? If not. do not experiment anyl onger. but consult us at once. Fur
thermore, we oHer tl.000 to any one proving our credentials false. We make it an ob1ert
to investigate ours. No other specialist offers such a fair proposition. ONLY CUKAMUi
CASKS TaKEN. Best of reference and credentials If you cannot call, write. Hun
dreds cured by mall. Hours 0 to 12; Z to 5; 7 to S. Sundays, II :3u to 1:3a
OFFXE 124 WEST IHmi) STREET, MTUUOUGII BtTtDLVfi, DAVKPOHT, U
Rock Island Savings Bank,
ILodc Island. 111.
Incorporated Under the
K03TEY LOADED ON PESSOUAL COLLATTBaL 02 SEAL ESTATE SEOTJMTI
J. M. Buford, president,
Jobn Crubmugh, Viee President.
V. GreenawaJt, Cashier.
Befan trosiuesa July 2, 1890. and oeeupy the
K. eoiuer ol UltcheU Lynde's
to ro forward never allowing
why wo can sell.
Finest French soaps, .'5 bars
iu box :':!.!
i'J lbs granulated sugar. . .$1.00
I sack-Pride of Owatouna
Hour 1. lo
1 sack White Star Hour 1.10
1 sack Pillsburv Hour 1.20
4 J lbs SantosPeaberry coffee 1.00
Good rlcennd raisins, per lb .V
Seeded raisins, jn-r package 10c
Yeast foam, per package, . oV
Rising Sun stove polish. . . ;
Knatniline stove polish .... 7,
Box. large si.e. Iest shoe
lVas per can. . 7i and .... 10c
Golden llio colTce, per lb. . . l.lr
Twentieth St. 'Phone 10!t0.
We Are Busy
All the Time"
Now is the time to have your
walls freshened with bright,
clean paper, so that it will
be a pleasure to receive your
friends this fall when they
come to see you. Scarcely
any annoyance and so quickly
ADAMS WALL PAPER CO..
810, 313. 314 TWENTIETH ST
Free of. Charge
A set of Asbestos Sad
Irons, worth $ 2. Our
stock was never larger
or more complete.
CIean, Fresh Goods
that you can buy at
low cost. In order to
advertise our goods
and prices, anil tret
have a set.
DR. J. E. WALSH,
Tite of Cblcatro. former
ly Sureeon-ln-Cblef of St.
Aotbony a bospitaL
quicaiy ana permanently cureu vj our advance
the Womb, Ovaries, Bladder, Kidneys,
Nervous . Debility, Piles, Exhaustiv
Four Per Cent Paid on
H. S. Cable, Win. WUmertoo
Jobn Crubaugh, Ibil Mltcoeli,
H. P. Hull, . L. Simon,
E. W. Hurst, i U. bulord
John VoUt. -
SoUoltora JaOkaon ft Hiirtt.