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THE ARGUS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER t. 1899,
Large package of the World best
cleanser for a nickel. Still greater econ
omy in 4 pound package. Made only by
THE N. K. FAIRBANK COMPANY,
Chicago. St. Lent., New York. Boa too. Philadelphia
Rock Island Savings Bank,
Sock Island, 111.
Incorporated Under the
Four Per Cent Paid on
MKY LoANKIi OX PKK-ONAL CoLLATKKAI. Olt IvKAL KSTiTK SECX'KITY.
.1. M Huford. President.
John 'rnoautrb. Vi-e President.
1. (Ji tfii.m ait. Cashier.
Uegan business July 'Z. 1MO pel occupied
S K corner of Mitchell
H. S. Cable.
H P. Hull.
K W. Hurst,
Jackson and Uurst.
J. M. Hufo.-d,
CHAS. E. HODGSON . .
Fire Insurance Agency,
American Ins. Co., - Newark, N. J.
Tradera Ins. Co., - - Chicago, 111.
Union Ins. Co. - Philadelphia, Pa
Rockford Ins. Co. - - Rockford, 111
Security Ins, Co. - New Haven, Conn.
InB. Co. State of 111., - Rockford. 111.
ome. Koom Iluford block. Kates
an low a consistent with security.
J. M. Buford,
The olil Fire and
1 line-tried Com
Losses Promptly Paitf.
FOR CHAPPED LIPS,
Kates as low as any
can afforo. Your
GEO. WAGNER, Jr.
Kepr:snt tli following well
km) n Fire anil Accident Insur
Rochester German Ins Oo.
Uerman " .
Buffalo German. " .
Reliance " .
German Fire " .
Mw Hampshire .
Milwaukee Meonante .
Fidelity and Casualty .
...Rochester, N Y
Buffalo, N Y
, Peoria. Ill
.Manchester, N H
... w....Mw Yora
oiltce corner Eighteenth street
Second avenue. Sfoond tloar
(2 Peoria Railway
EAST and SOUTH.
Leave Rock Island.
" C. K. I. St P: Depot 8.00 am 1:10 pm
Coin Street Depot 8:05 a m 1:15pm
Ar. IVuria ll:?nam : p o
" lUoomincton 1:17 pm 0:23 pm
" Pprinniield 3 .1-S p m 8:00 p m
" Decatur 2 0 p m 9:30 p m
"Jacksonville 7.-50 p m
"Indianapolis.. 6:10 pm 8-30 a m
" Terre Haute 6:29 p m
" St. Louis 7:00 p m 6:30 a m
Cincinnati 9:06 p ra 7:10 a m
"Evansville 9:35 p m 9:23 a ai
"Dayton 10:23 p m 9:00 a m
"Columbus 1:30 am 11:35 am
"Nashville 20 am 8:10 pm
" Chattanooga 2:35 p m 5:&s p m
"Atlanta 7:30 p m 10:30 pm
Lines east of Peoria carry through
roaches and sleeping cars on night
trains to principal cities.
M. A. PATTERSON.
Gen'l Pass. Agent,
Rock Island, 111.
The old QuacUer said: '-Thee must keep
the cbups oft.'' and you can do it by the
use of our unrivalled
LILLY CREAM LOTION
for chapped lips and skin. Our LILLY
( REAM LOTION U soothing and soft
ening to the most tender fieih, and al
lays all irritation and burning.
PRICE 2.3 CENTS PEIl IJOTTLE.
A. J. RIESS,
Comer Fourth A venue and Twccty-third street
THOSE PRETTY LITTLE
Are JUST THE THING
We make them (riving you
twelve different positions In
the dozen. Better ones with
eight, six. four, three and two
different positions In the doz
en. AH regularlly mounted
In the latest finish, at
C. E, SMITH,
Opposite Harper House, Second Aye.
and other states north, west, sout
Nov. 7 and 21,
Dec. 5 and 19.
On above dates round trip tickets,
good for 21 days, will be on sale at
1IALF FARE, plus $2.
Ticket omce open day and night. Depot
foot of Sixteenth street. For maps and fuU
information apply to
H. D. Mack, D. P. A.
M. J. Yovva, Agent.
Phones 1131 and 1180.
I wa rwuruDKcnai
11 W cooOdn
For Drunkenness and
teU. 5.. E
Oft Iuut, lia.
Asthma and Bay Fever
"by0 AST H M A LpcT
An internal remcdT which rrikr at the root of th
diacsftc, and give quick results. Wby have yow night's
rest broke a . or get up during the night to smoke or
breathe the fumes of burning preparations, when by the
sse of ASTHMAL yom can avoid that a anoyance ?
Free from narrotics and injurious drugs, and will agree
m-rth anvnrte. Sattsfact;oi guaTanre-ed. Red Diamond
Trade Mark on each bottle. Take no substitute. At
ail druggists, 7 sc. per bottle. Write our doctors about
your case giving full particulars.
THE ASTHMAL CO., Buffalo, N. Y.
Sold at Bahnsen's drug store, corner Fourth
avenue aad Twentieth street. Call for sample
COMMENT OF BBAJ3TBEZT3.
Oo the Trade SitnaUea ii Generally of Va.
New Yort, Nov. 4. Bradstreet'n
today says: Despite some variation In
the currents of trad distribution the
aenepate movement continues of- im
tuensv volume. Prices certainly show
luark?! strength in view of the proper
tions of earlier advances. Cooler
weather has been welcomed by the re
tail trade of the country. In some
lines of wholesale trade notably dry
poods there has been some quieting of
demand, without, however, any per
ceptible effect being exercised upon val
ues of textiles, which are more firmly
held than ever. It has been a record
period In the wool trade, and cotton
goods are stronc
The preat cereals have generally all
been rather dull this week, with slight
variation in price, and the markets ap
pear to have come to a standstill pend
ing new developments. In the iron
ami steel trade strength of values is,
perhaps, the most notable feature, but
activity has ltcen transferred to the
market for pig Iron. In the lumber
market demand varies with the mater
ial and the market involved, but while
pine lumber is quieter at western cen
ters prices are very firm, with intima
tlons of a continuance of these coudi
There were S1 failures in October.
involving f,.774.MH in liabilities, a de
crease of 21 per cent, in number and
of ."4 ier cent, in liabilities from Octo
ler a year ago. and comparisons witM
earlier years are even more favorable,
ONE MAN DEAD IN A BLAZE.
Two Others Blin.iog and Another Has His
Sknll Fatally Fractured.
New York. Nov. 4. Fire 3-esterdfiy
gutted the seven-story buildings at J4.
J; and 9S Mott street, occupied prlu
cfpally by the Manhattan Hed. Iron
and Spring company, and it is believed
caused the deatiii of three persons,
Michael Conlin. an engineer, is dead,
and these are missing t'harles Smith.
aged 21. and Roger, aged 1!. Jo
seph It. Kinsey, aged 21, had his skull
fractured and will die.
Fireman Jrady was severely scalded
and bis condition is critical. The lire
insurance patrolmen say the loss will
not be more than $150,000. The build
ings were occupied on the first, third
fourth and seventh floors and in the
cellar and sub-cellar by the Manhattan
Tied. Iron and Spring company and on
the other floors by F. Mohr & Co.,
manufacturers of parlor furniture.
YACHT AND PABLTY-GO DOWN.
thiquita Wreck.d and Two Men
Chicago, Nov. 4. Off Millers, Ind
Thursday night In a howling gale, the
schooner yacht Chlquita went ashore
nnd when morning dawned all that
was found of those on board was the
body of the owner, D. S. Wav, of
Charlevoix. Mich., who with his wife
and a young man named Kollin Fraziue.
also of Charlevoix, was on a trip via
Chicago, the canal, the Mississippi
and the gulf to Florida. All were
The trip was for business and pleas
ure. The business being photography.
For the last twelve or fifteen years
Way had lived much of the time on
Itke Michigan. He owned several
small and medium-sized craft, and
traveled alottt from one port to an
other, being engaged in various lines
Mgr. Joseph Jessing.'tiead of the pon
tifical college, the Josephenum. died at
James Lynch. 0 years old. died at
Chicago from the effects of a dog's
bite. He was bitten Sept. 1.
The average exports of gold from the
ports of South Africa amounts now
to about $2.ft2.r!r each week.
Oeueral Ignacio Andrade. the re
cently deposed president of Venezuela,
has arrieved at St. Thomas.
A fire at Thomasville, (?a.. burned
every business house In town except
H. Morningstar & Co. nnd J. P. Turner
fleorge V. Hlchett. a colored porter
employed by the Adams Kxpress com
pany. New YoTk. robbed the company
There are Kio.fxio men in the world
who gain a livelihood chiefly by fish
ing, making an annual catch of $225
worth of lish for each man.
A woman's body that had been in
the water about two months was found
in a lagoon at Lincoln park, Chicago.
The I tody was almost nude.
K. 1. Fox. of Chicago, died at Albu
querque. M. Alter ins ueatn It was
discovered that over $.n in cadi. a
watch and diamonds valued at fZtOO
Walter Walker, employed In I he fac
tory of the Heath & Milligan Paint
fompauy. Chicago, was whirled around
a shafting fully a dozen times. When
lie dropped to the floor he was dead.
IncnaM of V.g. Ienled.
Fall River. Mass., Nov. 4. At a spe
cial meeting of the Fall River Cotton
Manufacturers' association, called to
consider the demand for an increase of
lo Kr cent, made by their employes.
the manufacturers voted not to grant
the increase at the present time, tem
pering the refusal, however, with the
statement that should the market con
siderations warrant it an increase may
be granted later. The decision was
Ex-Con federates Ranaemher a Favor.
Kingston. R. I.. Nov. 4. Sedgewick
post. 5. A. It., has received a check
from Robert E. Lee camp. Confederate
Veterans, of Richmond. Va.. to assist
the post In reducing the debt on Its
encampment hall. The check was sent
in recognitionof theservlces performed
by the post which acted as escort when
the body of Miss Winnie Davis, the
Daughter of the Confederacy." left
this state for the south one year ago.
President of Wooster Calversity.
Wooster. O.. Nov. 4. Rev. Louis Ed
ward Holden has been Inaugurated
president of Wooster university, v;-
Dr. Sylvester Seovel. resigned. Rev.
Holdn comes from the I'niversity of
Beloit. Wis., and is the fourth presi
dent since Wooster college was opened
Train thugs batflei..
Bat the Strategy of the Slenths Gave
Then Dead Away.
Evansville, Ind., Nov. 4. News was
received in this city Thursday that an
attempt was to be made to hold up the
north-bound Peoria. Decatur and
Evansville passenger train. Thomas
Hutchens and a force of officers went
at once to the place where the hold-up
was to occur. They were heavily
armed and were stationed all through
the baggage car.
Just before the curve wiiere the rob
bery was to take place was reached
the lights in the cars were turned off
and the officers stood ready to shoot
at a moment's notice. The hold-up did
not take place for the reason that
things looked toodark for the robbers.
Bid I. Con.idered Irregular.
Washington. Nov. 4. Moran Bros.
of Seattle, Wash., shipbuilders, have
submitted to the navy department an
other bid to take the place of that
presented last Wednesday for the con
struction of one of the 3.50U-ton
cruisers. The proposition being irregu
lar has been referred to the board of
construction and the general opinion is
that it cannot be entertained.
Heavy Gale Sweeps British Coasts.
London. Nov. 4. A heavy gale that
swept the southwestern part of the
British coast yesterday did widespread
damage. Although no serious wrecks,
accompanied with loss of life, are thus
far reported the telegraph lines suf
fered badly, the wires being down ev
erywhere during the greater part of
the day. '
MadeIIia Crime a Triple One.
Egansville, Ont.. Nov. 4. William
Vaster, who on Tuesday last murdered
his wife and l.-year-old daughter,
rounded the tragedy yesterday by com
mitting suicide. Previous to taking
poison he filled his mouth with gun
powder and touched it off with a
lighted match, but only succeeded in
distorting his features frightfully.
Hrltt.H Schooner Abandoned.
London. Nov. 4. The British schoon
er Ada. of St. Johns. Nd..for Gibraltar,
was abandoned dismasted and sinking
on Oct. 23. in latitude 4U X. lougtitude
2f W. Her crew was rescued by the
Xorwegian bark Henry, from Dal
housie for Bristol, where the men were
landed upon her arrival on Wednesday
Younc Woman Drowns Herself.
Eau Claire, Wis,. Nov. 4. Clara
Allen, aged 23 years. left her home at
5 o'clock yesterday morning nnd ran
down the bank, fifteen feet high, and
threw herself into the log reservoir
and drowned. Her body was recovered
some time later. She was employed at
the linen mill and supported her fath
er, mother and an aunt.
Von Mnmm Bids Farewell.
Washington, Nov. 4. Secretary Hay
yesterday accompanied the German
Minister, Von Mumm. to the White
House where the minister exciiangeu
farewell greetings with the president.
He is leaving for his new post at
Luxembourg, in advance of the arrival
here of the German ambassador. Von
Railway Baying Hoi Cars.
Columbus. O.. Nov. 4. The Hocking
Valley railroad has placed an order for
1,100 box cars with the Tubman Pal
ace Car company, to be delivered in
next April and May. An order ha.-
nlso lteen j:alced with the same com
pany for throe solid vest ibu led trains
for the passenger service of the road.
Milwaukee Judge Dying.
Milwaukee. Nov. 4. Judge James A.
Mallory, who for a quarter of a century
occupied the bench of the municipal
court and is one of the oldest leaders
of the Democracy in the state, is not
expected to live. Judge Mallorv has
been in feeble health for over a year.
LOOKING FOBA STRIKE.
Indiana Operators Expect One in th
Block Coal Field.
Terre Haute. Ind., Nov. 4. The In
diana coal operators profess to be-
I lieve that there is danger of a strike in
; the block coal fields before the end o?
the wages scale year next April. The
miuers have demanded more money
per ton on the ground that the opera
tors are receiving higher rrices for
coal than when the wage scale was
The Indiana operators say that while
it is true there is an advance in the
market quotations of coaC as a matter
of fact they are selling !" per cent,
of their output at a price fixed by
contract last year, when the wages
scale was agreed upon. The operators
have already held a secret meeting to
consider the situation.
Reports of British Wonuded.-
Washington. Nov. 4. It is expected
that in case the Boer government ac
cedes to the request that United States
Consul Macrum at Pretoria forward
Chicago Gralu and Produce.
Following were the quotations on the
Roard of Trade today:
Wheat Open. Hipn. ww. uiose.
December ... -69 .69 -6X f .ev
December ... .31V,
December ... .22
December ... S.0.
December ... .10
Produce: Eutter txtra creamery,
:3c per tt: extra dairy, 19c; packing
stock. 1416e. Eggs Fresh stock. 1BV40
17c per doz. Live poultry iTiraeys,
8c per Tb: chickens. 6'c: springs.
76Sc: ducks. 7c; geese. J5.50iB6.25 per
doz. Potatoes Burbanks, 2833c per
bu; Hebron!, 2629c. Sweet potatoes
Jerseys. $2.75S3.000 per bbl. ApDles
tl.25i02.5O per bbl. Cranberries Cape
Cod, J4.505.00 per bbl.
Chicago LIT. stock.
Hogs Estimated receipts for the day.
22 000; sales ranged at 3.aO?i4.lo ror
pigs. $3.954t4.20 for light. J3.SO&3.95 for
h packing. $4.00S4.27Vr for mixed.
and J4.004.27Vi for heavy packing and
Cattle KSiimaiea receipts ior me
day, 3.000; quotations ranged at XB.30ig
6.80 for choice to extra steers. $5.506.20
for fair to good do.. J4. 404. 85 common
to medium 1o.. $4.004.30 butchers'
steers. 4.503.20 fed western steers.
$3.254.80 feeding steers, 12.255 4. ;i0 cows.
3.25h.00 heifers. X2.80i.4.no Dulls ana
oxen, J.o'a.o stags, sd.tuvrt.ou lextts
steers, $3.755.0O grass western steers.
$3.4u4.40 western cows and heifers.
and Ji.00ftri.50 veal calves.
Sheep and Lambs Estimated receipts
for th eday. 14.000; quotations ranged
at $3.:W4.:.0 westerns. J2.104.50 na
tives, and S4.?55.75 Iambs.
Milwaukee. Nov. 3.
Wheat Firmer: No. 1 northern, 680
694c: No. 2 northern, 5V4(5'67Vi.c. Oata
Steady: 24?25c. Rye Lower; No.
1. B3V,55c- Barley Lower; No. 2, 4Sc;
Spring lambs SOL
Bar Timotby. J10, wild, 17.50.
Potat-e 2&&:i0c- '
Putter Choice to fair. 30c; fresh creamery,
Chickens -"o per pound.
Eprinx chicken Tc
bucka To per pound.
Coal - Soft. 10c.
Cattle Butebera pay for corn-fed steers
weekly reports of the condition of the
British wounded and captured, these
! reports will not be sent to Washington.
but will be forwarded to tlie Lniteu
States consul at Cape Town. Stowe.
and by him turned over to the British
authorities there for transmission to
In 1870. There was a lane attendance
of alumni. A banquet waa given at ! eowm aetfera. 3HtjH; calyea.
safe ot a state Bank Blown.
Chilton. Wis.. Nov. 4. The safe of
the State bank was blown open Tues
day night and completely ruined.
About $2.SOO was stolen. The stock
holders wil make good the loss and the
bank will continue business unim
paired. Favorable Day for Hobart.
Paterson, X. J., Xov. 4. The vice
president had a favorable day yester
day. His pulse was strong and he suf
fored in no way.
One of the most distressing; sights is
to see a child almost choking with the
dreadful whooping-cough. Give the
child Dr. John W. Bull's Cough Syrup,
relief will be obtained at once and the
sufferer will soon be cured.
Cures Whooping-Cough quickly.
rtosrs nre small and pleasant to take. Doctors
recommend lU Frioe 25 els. At all druggists.
Guarantee to Care.
Dr. U. Branch,
CANCERS AND TUMORS
Internal or external,
without the knife.
Cures Blood Poison
and other chronic
Office: 14 Kaat Seventh street, rooms
1 and 2. St. Paul, Minn.
Mr. Matthew Younp, of this vil
lage, has entirely recovered. He was
afflicted with cancer of the lower lip.
The cancer was removed the 1st of
September by Dr. Uriah Branch, of
St. Paul, who is a cancer specialist.
Dr. Branch did not use a knife, but
put on a salve which drew out the
cancer. The principal cure was
effected by some internal remedy,
which Dr. Branch says kills the can
cer germ, ana which has proven true
in Mr. Young's case, for he was cured
in 10 days. No scar remains and the
cure is permanent."
Dr. Uriah Branch's onice is No. 14
East Seventh street, St. Paul.
! When the kidneys are sound1
.they draw the uric acid from
the blood. When they are un-
1 sound the
acid remains, to
nerves, to weaken
. the heart and to dull the brain.
There has never been but
one way by which the kidneys
could be kept in perfect con
: dition and good working order,
and that is, by the use of
Warner's Safe Cure.
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